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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 24, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta fbUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD WONDAY, APRIL 24, 191C #Lci:bbn&Det aiDcvta fa A I L Y AND WEliKUY t Subtorlptlen Rate*! Dally; delivered, per week .. Daily, delivered, per year .., l| Dally, by mall, per year---- ' Weekly, by mall, per year .. ... IOC ...�B.OO .. .13.00 ...$1.00 TELEPHONES Business Ottlce ............... 126; Editorial Otflco ............... 1224 W. A. Buchanan John Torrance Uahafiing Director Business Miinager Your King and Country need you right now: I---------------T ||round the circle |0F the war That the Tuited Stales fully realizes I 'the consequences that may come at any moment ns the result of her clatest note to Germany, is evidenced |by the orders issued to prepare the I ^Atlantic fleet for war service. ^Y11-^Bon's government Is taking no chan-iJces. What army and navy they have jwlU be prepared for eventualities. I The German government is at its ?old game of sparring for time on the itf. S. note. Their first move will likely be to ask for further and fuller in-|formaUon on some iKjlnts, and to fotherwise postpone action till feeling Jcools down. I On the front at Verdun the French lhave repulsed still further German at-|tacks, in which the Huns used liquid fflre. In one sector the French made [several more small gains. I Fresh victories in East Africa by ||the British troops against the Germans, are reported. �HELP MAKE HISTORY N FRIDAY NEXT I Advocates of the "Lelhbridge Beau-:tltul" campaign can hardly help but |be enthusiastic over the proposal of |;the Arbor Day committee to concen-(trate next Friday's efforts on planting trees at Henderson Park. The Herald has long advocated such a step- but it has been Impossible to do anything on a lar;. cale heretofore because the ground never been sufficiently cultivated to bring good results. But this year conditions are {deal and every citizen should throw In his best efforts next Friday that pmething lasting may be accomplished. ..... Lest any citizen feel that it would pe a waste of time and money to plant trees;in large numbers at Henderson ParK, we might cite what hap-jened In the city of Denver, Colo, rwenty-eight years ago the famous 3ity Park there was as barren as Hen-lerson Park Is today. But the citi-:enis had an eye for the beautiful and rees were planted in profusion. To-lay �City Park Is as beautiful a spot is Qne could find. The trees, many l>f them, are forty or fifty feet In ^eight. It is a shining example of vhat-faith and work can accomplish. JjoipmiSBioner Grace and Supertntend-|int Fairfield of the Experimental arm will vouch for the siicoess that las'attended the efforts of the people |f Denver, it :l6 worth noting too that, with tie co-operation of the cltlz�a8 of Bthhridge the cost of making Hen-ereon Park a forest of trees will not B ;large. The city owns the park, nd also the tree*; If the citizens will tjpply the labor to transplant them lie big result will be accomplished, 'he cost of cultivation after planting rill be but a small item. So we have lie-; � opportunity of accomplishing Bmethlug worth while without add-g a jot to the Us bill. Knowing this the Herald feels it un-fecessarj' to urge upon the citizens of Ethbrldge the Importance of turning ut en masse next Friday. tnclo it presents. Always out of sympathy with the stand ot the nation in the great war. it finds itself caught In the rapids and frantic are its efforts to save itself. It culls aloud for one thing to happen-for cougrosa to undo what President Wilson has done, it does not suggest that Germany meet the V. S. demands-far from it. That Wilson might bo de/ent-od is ita one hope. A few months ago Teddy noosevelt felt the lash of its words and some hope was pinned on President Wilson who then appeared to be wavering. Now all the loaders are .igalnst Gennany and thp pro-German press is in a bad way. Listen to the Kaiser's U. S. press rant: lilinois Staats Zeitung, Chicago: AVe are not aware that Mr. Wilson ever received a mandate to represent humanity, iuid if he did he ought to reltim his retainer for he never represented humanity, but the interests of the ammunition manufacturers in opposition to the real interests of humanity, Wliy not rattier send a throat to the nation whose inhuman stoppage of focd products for tho civil population of Germany caused tho auhmarlne war? We do not even now believe that the president wants war and we are sure that the nation docs not want it. Xew York Staats Zeitung: It is unthinkable that the German government should recognize these credentials (the president's) as the representative of all neutral nations and grant the peremptory demands of the president as long as" the cause for the inauguration of this submarine warfare-the Illegal British blockade and Interference with the commercial rights of neutrals-remains in force and as long as Britieli inhumanity against the civilian non-combatant population of Germany is continued. The president has brought about a diplomatic situation which must involve the United States in a war with Germany unless congress intercedes in proper time. Eatinjf for Pleasure, Eating for Strength, are two distinct propositions-but both operations are combined in Shredded Wheat Biscuit, the food that is pleasing to the palate, that makes healthy tissue and gives strength to mind and body. It is what you digest, not what you eat, that nourishes the body. Every particle of Shredded Wheat Biscuit is taken up by the digestive organs and. converted into muscle, bone and brain. Try it for breakfast with hot or cold milk or cream, or for any meal in combination with sliced bananas or other fruits. Made in Canada, ROOK OBSERVES Cranbrook. April 23.-Cranbrook fittingly observed the anniversary of the battle of St. Jullen. Practically every business house was closed Saturday In honor of the day. Flags and bunting were profusely displayed and an air of patriotism permeated the atmosphere. In tho afternoon tho 225th battalion held a parade of the prin fyCKED UP IN ASSINGIIZZII FOR THE B-aSY MAN Oror 200 teachers In Ontario have enlisted. Thus Farrow. ex-M.P. for Huron, died at ColUngwood at the age of 83. Chinese students may bo admltlod to Canadian unlversltleu as a result ot a recent conference. Malcolm MoUachern, oiio of the oldest business men of Stayner, Out., la dead, aged 95. Rev. Duncan Cameron, a pioneer Presbyterian minister, died at Oak-viUo in his 9oth year. Dr. C. M. Sanford, for many years Mir. Buchanan Urges Construction of C.N.R. Lines in This District In the house ot commons, both In the railway committoo and In tho com-tUltteo of the house, strong opposition was offered to an effort of the C. N, 11. to secure a renewal ot charter for a Hue In tho Niagara peninsula ot Ofi-tarto, where there Is already a plentiful supply of railroads and whore tho hydro radialB, an Ontario government undertaking, propose building. W. A. Buchanan, M.P., opposed the renewal from start to finish. When tho bill was In coinmlttoe of the house he said, according to tho Hansard report: "Wo have heard a good deal in committee and in tho House about tho competition that these roads would exercise as against a project of the province of Ontario, It la my view that where additional transportation fKcllIttei) are to be afforded they should be given In tho nowor parts of Canada, where railroad facilities are badly ZTcTP s.^ru^d'af nrl^hton- "��^�''''^-''"'" tli^se partsof and G.T.P. surgeon, died at Brighton, o^,^^,^ j,^^ ^^^^^^.^^ provinces where adequate transportation facU-;ltles are already provided. The Canadian Northern railway the promoters ot which are back o'f tho bills which Dr. C. M. Sanford, for many years Coroner of Northumberland county, and G. T. R. surgeon, died at Brighton. linos In that provlncoV; In my opinion they should bo nlloWfid to do that, and these particular Ihtereata should devote their attention to the needs of (llstrletH that are not already supplied with transportation facilities. After Hon. Ucld had replied to ftlr. Buchanan's obaorvatlons, the M, P. tor Medicine'Hat saldi. Tho point 1 desired lo rnako was that those ralHvay companies ""should bo made first of all, to supply tho route where facilities are moat needed, 11 Is noceaaary In tho Intoresta of our country that.tho.sQ facllltiea should bo provided lb new^dlstrlctii Into which people have moved, and where railways are needed to develop tho country. It tho people of Ontario are prepared to provide such facllltiea in tlioir province, they should he allov;cd to do so, but they should also allow this company to provide facilities in an-other part of tlio country where thoy are urgently needed. 1 did not know that the Miiiiator of Uailwuy.\ Kidneys and Skin, Tho truth of this .slalemout has boon proved in ' tlionsunda of cases of IiuliKcslion, Uysi)0]>!jla, Torpid Liver, f'onslii'ation, Kidney and Hladdor Troubles, Skin Diseases,- Kheumatisiu, Kcuriilgia and ChrdnlC 'Heftdachca. Tlio ononnotis sales df'FfuIt-n-tivcs,' are tho Ih'.sI proofs of. the value of this fruit mediciHi, � .'lOc. a box, 0 fur $2.60; trial sixe 25fl. At dealers or sent postpaid on receiptof price by Fruit-a-livcs Limited, Ottawa, A GiiILD HATES OIL EL, PILLS the Fredericton steam laundry 'and the I'l:" "l^!.!"!T^'?^'"'';.,'";" I hope that under the amendment to p^as constructed, there were criticism the Railway Act those roads will noti'^"'! doubt as to its possibilities, but be given tho opportunitv to spend I'''^'""�y has shown tliai the buildlns money In constructing competitive i"'at railway was warranted, and 1 Smith Foundry company's buildings were each damaged to the extent ot $5,000. Ifight in the shape of thirty-five shrap- And so on through the entire list, ne! wounds. A number of South Af- It makes one wonder at the freedom i rican veterans also turned out, J, E. �v,a .,..0..= in �ho T^vifiish anA-ikint-' Kennedy and "Dad" O'Hearn being, of the press in the E^Sl f ^peak ng . ^^^^.^^^-.^^ ^^^^^ ^^^^^ af^|mlle beyond London. nations, how long would it be tol-, j^j^ ,^.3^^. domonstrated that Cran- erated in Germany? Sutherland's oatmeal mills, one ot the oldest mills in London district, was destroyed by fire. Tho mill was i located in Broughdale about half a Villa is killed-but not fatally. Plant a tfee next Friday. Well, Winnipeg is bound to have at least one wet time before June 1. Two months ago Friday, Verdun began. We sincerely hope the' Kaiser enjoys tho prospect. We congratulate the post office authorities-the clock has been in operation for five days. Time! brook' was still readv and prepared ! Tons of old paper and rags were col-tor further action. A number of welli'ected by school children and others knowni men signed on yesterday. Wi!- ^ Hamilton under the direction of the Ham Whiting, of the Cranbrook hotel , Rotary club, bringing In more than staff and Gordon Wallinger, son of 152,000 tor the Red Cross. Government Agent Wallinger, signing ! the roll. A church parade was held ' tbi.= morning at 11 -i'ciock. Sermons In keeping with the occasion are be-1 i'lg delivered l;y the several clergymen in the city. Another Fire The alarm ot tire at three o'clock Saturday morning was for a second Col.- William F. Cody (Buffalo Bill) was in London making arrangements to secure a party ot twenty returned ; insula, and that their efforts will be concentrated in providing roads in those districts where transportation facilities are absolutely needed. Many complaints are heard about the need ot transportation facilities In Western Canada. During the last year there was an extremely heavy crop, and in the country north of Medicine Hat, where a charter has been granted for the construction of a Canadian Northern lino, the farmers had to draw their gi-ain 70 or'SO miles to the nearest station. Although the charter for this Canadian Northern line has been granted and although the bonds havo been guaranteed by the provincial government, nothing is being done. There ! la another section ot country south ot Canadian soldiers to join his show; ^^�^^"''nf, ^^".5. "^"'l Lethbridge where and tour the United States with hlm^ .^'""'v,'^" ^'i"' bridge-Maryfield branch) has been projected and nothing Is being done. Yet the Canadian Northern Railway Com- this summer as a special attraction. The slander action entered against 1 am certain that history will show that tho construction of tho other ralhvaya was v,'anantert. If we handle tho sltuu-tion properly. Wo have no adequate conception of tho possibilities and pror.pects of western Canada. If we GIVE "CALIFORNIA SYRUP OF FIGS" IF CROSS. SICK, FEVERISH, CONSTIPATED Look back at your childhood dnys, Reuiembt.'r the "dose" nioliier InaiHt-cd on-caslor oil, calomel. cntha;tit-n. How you liated them, how you touKht against taking thorn. With our clilldreii ii'.s ditfortnl, .Mothora who cling to ilie old Inrni of physic simply don't loallzo what they do. The children';: revolt Is well, founded. Their leiuler liitlo 'inslaea" are Injured by tUnin. If your child's .Uomacii, liver and have a crop like that of last year , , - , , , . , , for the next five or six vcars, the nat-! l^o^^'elK "ced cleanalns, give only dell-nral resources of this country will be' 'California hvruii of l-igs Its enriched to an extent that wo cannot at present estimate.- The pros'pocts of this year's crop are that while we may not havo such a tremendous .acreage as we had last year, there will be a ^j.^ stomach, and that a teaspoon-great crop and the railroads will be I f,,, ^,,., t,da . kept busy until 1917 or 191S getting it out. action is positive, but aontie. Millions of mothers keep this liuriuless "triilt laxative" handy: they know children lovo to take it; that It never fails to clean the liver and bowels and sweet- -------- -------, ------------------, Aid. McBride. Toronto, by James Simp- |Pan>- this parliament for tho priv- inll during the we-3k to the home of son, candidate for the board of con-y^Be �' constructing a railroad in a MORE INDICTMENTS AGAINST GERtvlAN SYMPATHIZERS Washington. April 21-Additional indictments ot German sympathizers in this country will be asked by tho department of justice as a result of ro-vclalions made by Horst Von Der Golb, alleged Gorman :ipy, brought to Jack Beaton on Garden avenue, when ' trol at the la�t municipal elections, the fire demon completed his work ot \ has been withdrawn, each party pay- ful given today saves a sick child tomorrow, Aslt your druggist tor a no-cent bottle of "California Syrup of Figs." which has full directions for babiea, children of all ages and for grownups plainly on each bottle. Beware of oauntorfeitB sold here. See that it is made by "California Fig Syrup Company." Refuse any other kind wlUi contempt.-^Advoitiaement, men involved in minor ways in the Cardaton Board of Trade is behind any movement to popularize Uie Waterton Lakes Park. It's up to the Lethbrldge board to start something. The pro-Germans in the States say the president wants war because the pair ' the Monday last, the .building being a tot i al loss. Following Monday's tire Mr. Beaton had moved most ot the saved household articles Into the partly burned building. Yesterday's fire, while somewhat of a mystery, completely destroyed everything, there not being an article saved. At the time ot the !n�t fire the building was unot:cupied, Mr. Beaton having rented a house in the neighborhood ot his home preparatory to making arrangements to re-damaged building. When Ing his own costs. The body of Joseph Purdie, an ac countaut of Fredericton, N. B.. w."t found in the St. John river in Upper Maugcrvllle. Purdie left Fredericton makers ot war supplies want it. E,Vi-dently they do not "remember Uie Lusitania." OUD WAILS FROM lAISER'S U. S. PRESS With United States' ultimatum to �ermany and the possibility of war 'llii that country imminent, the U. pro-Gorman must stand out to be lounted. Neutrality has had its day cross the border. No matter what ad a citizen may have taken here- Ijfore he is now either for the United tates or for Germany. The president having forced the |,suo It is amusing to see a section the press of the rralion scamper ir cover. Newspapers which, throuKh ;arLiOf losing pro-German patronage, ave;walked the path of colorless Jaut^'aJlty, flopped in a night to be lr;,t)�B side of the president and the laBa'^of the people. Newspapers iiojijiave.always held out for action ,;tlig''^*part ,ot jtho States am over-ye^ Cat the president's stand and ake'mo effort to hide Uielr pleasure. Biiji'tlie out-and-out German papers, at/p^j^liion  of the U. S. presi ^con^ OlleaV.-'ftnd edited, fro-m the Berlin Has it evev occurred to you that instead of ~guns along the border between Canada and the U. S. we have a great international playground. Waterton Lakes Park and Glacier Park lie side by side along the invisible lino. Few people know it. It should be more generally known. Playgrounds are more friendly than cannon. the brigade arrived the flames had complete contr-ol ot the building. ADMIRALTY MAKES ARRANGEMENT WITH NEWFOUNDLAND St. Johns, Ntld.. April 21-Announcement was made today of an arrangement betweent the British admiralty and the government of Newfoundland whereby the necessary number of vessels will be supplied to carry for the colony's trade. ^ gard. I am not in sympathy with the Mackenzie and Mann interests attempting to construct a line in a province already supplied with railroads. in"Dec"ember. "it^Ts^nor known "how j especially in competition with the Hy- district which is already well supplied, 1 New York by Scotland Yard detect , � , , , , ,, ^ with transportation facilities. 1 am jives. This was learned authoritively j'?l\ff;^';V;;T/P''''?fLJ!^^^^^^ t not opposing tho Bill but I want to | here today. Von Der Goltz's state-place my views on record in this ro-'mont was said by department oliiclal� he came to be drowned. dro-Eleotric project of the province of OnUrio. I do not think that we should interfere with the desires of the people ot the province of Ontario in that The Toronto city couucil decided to ask Corporation Counsel G. R. Geary , to give up his military duties. The "spect. Their legislature has unan-council voted him leave when he en-,'t��"'^iy/^eclared-that they want these listed with his full pay ot ?10,000 a 1 bills defeated that they want to have year, and a majority refuse to rescind that motion. to have opened � a "field practically without limits" for investigation. Tho government will follow every clue, it was understood today tho number ot men Involved in Von Der Goltz's activities in the United States is much larger tlian had been thought heretofore. The pending New York indictments against five of Von Der Goltz's assistants were said to embrace the alleged leaders in the coiispiriicr to blew up L'ought soon. It was understood iii-diclmenta will bo aakod in connection with Von Der Goltz's other activities. THE BETTING ON PEACE London, April 21.-Insurance has boon effected at 25 per cent providing; tor the payment of the total amount of tho loss should peace be declared by the end ot tho year, indicating that llie odds are considered four to one against tho chance of peace by that time. The premium was rather leas an opportunity ot constructing radial the Wolland canal, but Indictment ot than those accepted a few days ago. AMERICAN WILLING TO BLOW UP ANY kind OF MUNITION FACTORY Now Y'ork. April 21.-A man described as Harry L. Newton, an expert mechanic, and a native bom Am-erlcan, was placed under arrest today i by the police, who declared that Newton had entered Into an agreement with a supposed German, in reality a detective, t.o blow up a munitions plant at Dunkirk, N, Y'., and had offered to do other work ot similar character. According to the detectives who made tho arrest. Lieutenants Busby and Bamltz, who have been active in running down alleged German conspirators, Newton said ho came to this city from Buffalo on April 13, and prior to that date had acted as foreman of the shell department of a munitions factory in Canada. To the supposed Gorman to whom he made hla proposition, Newton showed, the detective said, plans ot several munitions factories, including tho one at Dunkirk, N.\', that ot the Brooks manufacturing company. He is alleged to havo said that ho was familiar with tlie manufacture of time bombs, and had arranged,to return to Buffalo tomorrow to procure an explosive and thence go to Dunkirk to blow up tho plant. DPJNK HOT WATER BEFORE BREAKFAST Says you really feel clean, sweet and fresh inside, and are seldom ill. THIRTY-ONE KILLED IN BIG FACTORY EXPLOSION Hordeaux, April 22.-Thirty per-Bons are believed to have been killed in the explosion of the powder branch of a grenade factory hero today. Already 28 bodies have been taken out of the debris. The cause of the explosion has not yet been established, l)ut the theory is that a spark from the electrical machine set. off powder while in tho prooesB of being mixed. A number ot other persona were injured. If you a�e a-ccustomed to wake, up with a coated tongue, foul breath or a dull, dizzy headache; or, it your meals sour and turn into gas and acids, you have a real surprise awaiting you. Tomon-ow morning, immediately upon arising, drink a glass ot hot water with a teaspoonful ot limestone phosphate .in it. This is intended to first neutralize and then wash out of your stomach, liver, kidneys and thirty feet of intestines all the indigestible waste, poisons, sour bile and toxins, thua cleansing, sweetening and purifying the entire alimea-tary canal. Those subject to sick headaches, backache, bilious attacks, constipation or any form of stomach trouble, are urged to get a quarter pound of limestone phosphate from the drug store and bogin enjoying this morning inside bath. It Is said that inep and women who try this become en thuslastic and keep It up dally. It la a splendid health measure tor it is more important to keep clean and pure on the inside than oti the out side, because the skin pores do not absorb impurities Into the blood, causing disease, while the bowel pores do. Tho principle ot bathing inside is not new, as millions of people practice it. Just as hot water and soap cleanse, purify and freshen the skin, so hot water and a teaspoonful of limestone phosphate act on the stomach, Uvor, kidneys and 1�)w61b. Llmo-Btono phosphate Is an Inexipenslve white powder and almost taatelosa, I J, D. Hlginbotham & Co,, Limited,- I Advertlaenic-ut. Two hundred and titty tailors employed In custom work at Montreal, went on strike tor higher wages and better conditions. They ask for a flat rate ot $1S per week, claiming that they have been receiving as low as ?12, after years of experience. Charles Galipolla ot Montreal was killed and Robt. Darrouch ot Hamilton injured when their shack at the end of the railroad bridge crossing the Trent river at Trenton, was swept into the river by cars derailed in a freight wreck. That John Micheluk, the hired man of the Prokop Manchure family and brother to Mrs. Manchure, wiped out that family and then killed himself was the verdict brought In by the coroner's jury In Wakaw, Sask., after hearing evidence with regard to the circumstances surrounding tho crime. The new civic administration ot Montreal was formally inaugurated. Mayor Martin's address outlined the more Important problems that would come before the council and controllers during the next two yearn. A re ception, which was largely attended was hold afterwards In tho mayor's chambers. A slight rise In tho cost ot living Is Indicated in the March figures ot the labor department, Tho Index ot whole sale prices advanced from 173,7 to 176.4. In March 1915, it was 145,4. Re tail prices declined alightly. An ordinary budget of staples in March coat $8,36, as against $8.40 in February and ?7,88 in March a year ago. Hon. Jemoy Decarie, provincial secretary. Is tho first minlalor of the Gouiii government in Quebec to enter tho provincial campaign, he having promised a delegation of prominent Liberals ot Malsonneuve to run again as (the party candidate for that con-Btituency. The elections will be held on May 22. GAIN or no gain the cau-ie before the farmers of Canada la as clear as it was last year-they must produce abundantly in orwas shown In, tho evidence that death was due to an iib-acoas which had lodged in the throat and caused suffocation. L8 VE STOCK-The herds and nocUs of Europe have been greatly reduced. When the war is over there will be a great demand far breeding stock. Canadian farmers should keep this in mind, iVSEATS-In lOIo Great Urilalii imported 004,508 tons of beef, mutton and lanil), uf which ;itl4,2-i.'j tons came from without the lilmpiro. Out of 430,420 tona of beef only 104,067 tons came from within the Empire. The demands of the Allies for frozen beef, canned beef, bacon and hams will increase rather than diminish. Orders are coming to Canada. The decreasing tonnage space available will give Canada an advantage if we have the supplies, DABRY8^SG-Ilome consumption of mllk.buttCf and cheese has incrcusid of late years. 'L'hc war demands for cheese have been unlimited. The Canadian cheese exports from Montreal in 1916 were nearly $0,500,000 over 1014. Prices at Montreal-Cheese : .January 1915, l.'jj.i to 17 cents; January 1910, \H}4 to 18>^ cents. Butter: January 191.^, '24 to 2&ii cents; January 1910, fj'2 to 33 cents. EGGS-Canada produced S30,000,000 worth of eggs in 1915 and helped out Great Britain in the shortage. .Shippers as well as producers liavo a dutyand an opportunity in holding a place in that market. WRITE TO THE DOMINION DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND TO YOUR PROVINCIAL DEPARTMENT FOR BULLETINS ON THESE SUBJECTS Ten.i of thousands of Canada's food producers have enlisted and yone to the front. It is only f.iir to them that their home work shall be kept up an far as possible. The Empire needs all the fond that we am produce in 1910. PRODUCE MORK AND SAVIH AWRJi MAKE LABOUR Et'l'ICIENT SAVE MATEltlALH FROM WASTE SPEND MONEY WJSELY THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA 4 THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE 71 ;