Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 27, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta
IPAGE FOUR THE LETHBR1PGE ;PAILY HERALD TUESDAY, APMt 27, IMS Ictbbriboe e, Hlbcrta DAILY AND WEEKLY. SUBSCRIPTION RATES: Dully, delivered, par year., Dtlly, by mall, per year.. JVeekly, by mull, per M.OO 3.00 J.OO TELEPHONES: uiRiit IF. It isn't boautfill: II merely tolla ft atniphi ifuth. Whoro Iho Bri- tish Ilag way OB there IB rrocdom, and wherever u BrlllBlior goes Us Is ss- Eurod freedom, enil IT not freedom, a protection that counts for so much, that few natlona coealdor It vise to Interfere n Hrltlaher'B liberty. Now this woman breathes In every Ling .of her letter ficnuiue belief In Hie outcome of Ihe war. Hrilutii cnii only bo victorious because Britain Is right, iuiil because Britain Is' la n struggle with ihe world's greatest tyrant. Thai is Uio way she feels nnd when British '.i'TJnro Inspired as this woman is with UIP justice of Britain's cause, and ure Editorial Offlco W. A. Buchanan John Managing Director Business Manager be victorious, ._________ j lain win no: hftlp bui win. possessed with Iho pronouucod Brl- TWIN BLESSINGS ON THE DOOR STEP THE WAR SITUATION AS IT STANDS Tlie campaign of ihe A all sides Js with rapid- Jty, Belgium and Frailee ihe cap- lure of siraieslf positions nv ihe British .Hid tiie I'ronrh SIWCSSM at -Bi- Mihiel have somp-.vlist the German enleiilniiona. which appArent- were to L-C'SH'i'inrntr apiin i" au .Cffon to break through ihe hues. In Ihe ranittihisiis iha still forpiug .Uiriul. ami in ihe 'Eunlonellea I "Privo England into a romer ami tomorrow iivery man is u jsald 'Muller. and he might well have 'added, even- woman Insplnufon." OUR POINT OF VIEW hi ordiT 10 nvoiil a liie Hungary ilit of Us parliament. Knouth snid. Honild) Slaving fulled to convince unybodj that tlie war taxation which they havo Imposed on tho country Is the result ol 'war. the Burden government are blaming Iho Liberals for the financial difficulties Into which they havo plunged Iho country. They Bay thut tho Liberals loft twins on the door- step or the Grand Trunk Pacific and the Canadian North- that these twins are the jaasc of the Borden government enor- mously increases the annual'spending for purposes oiher than war at a time when thp annual income wns railing, This claim Is utterly false. The Na- tional TratiscoiiLineninl Railway was almost completed 'when tbe Liberals left office, and a great part of its cost hud already been ptid out ef the an- nual surpluses of the times. Since Iho present government have come Into office they have done their best to represent the railway ae a crushing burden on the ccuntry. and j as a project that will be a h'ciion duriuti i burden. The chief commissioner life they themselves appointed io [continue the conslnictiou of tbu road after ihe Liberal sovemment were de- tives them the He on Una a soldiers COWAH'S PERFECTION COCOA In u burden, to the people o[ v.-e worry tibunt luird for lie declares thn( ''the iVa- nt'W i-Hrapaipn has times" and moiu-y'v Think of j Transcontinental Railway ia an in earnest both on liuid and jevesiaiPd neliihini and alrlck- ,ffR. Despatches --talP il'Bt Austria eii Serbia--und bi1 glad you live in :cannot accept Jtaly's donjaads. CRBRda I'rce tram tliat these two couulr.es wii; lie at .before very many da RICKED UP IN SSING FOR THS HIISY MAN James Kennedy, ConBervntlve P. for Prince, P.E.I.. la deid, aged 44. is reported tint Sir Rich- ard McBrlue niaj- enter Federal poli- tics. The slander action against Conrad for Stoney ivas digmlsged. -John N'ool Phillips of the Un- colushire Regiment, killed at the front, belonged to Athaltnan. As to the Cauadiau Northern, U is I Mrs. F. R. Lalor, wife o-f the i-ar anti f-picleiulc. irue Ihat iJie Laurier government did ___ assist it 10 build In the fertile prairie ON KAISER To .qualify as a voter in B. C. it is niieil thai a -man must be able to franchise act. Had ihe rul- ling it necessary The leaders of the two great politi- 1 must understand the tlmt a ci, only partjes in Canada should get to-jyers and judges might have >been able jgetlier and reach u binti-jto quaiiiy. arrangement thai political ac-1 ftlritles will cense until after the war. j R6T. RObt. 'They should take this action on pure-1 professor, mi ;3y patrioiic grounds. Yesterday's ter-jtne a Toronto college sections, to help In the settlement of hRt couutry. ind ironderluUy suc- cessfiA was this policy. Later on, the Lauricr government encourmsed company to connect the "western and eastern ends of the system; ln return requiring the company to submit to tbe supervision of the Railway Com- mission ot Canada. What the Liberal government did not do was to encour- age the company to embark try's stress these men find only an epent assisting opportunity for picking pockets. At a time when the heart ot the people the worthy patriotic been purlQed'and eiaJted to an causes. At this moment when thous- ands of Canadian homes are iu mourn- ing, it would be a crime if a general election was even considered. Parti- should be aban- ns remain united tion to see this can considerations doned and CauadlE their through unwonted height of sacrifice, and the ancial relief for their system. Not very long before the elections of 1911, the Canadian Northern made for Haldlmand, Ont., died a long illness. Toronto Methodist Sunday schools will contribute a motor ambulance to the Canadian Red Croei. Langford, jr., was elected lo fill a vacsJicy in the Peterboro city council. '.Members of Hegina council donated money to provide prisoners at the jail with hymn books. S. Coop, who IE leaving with ills family for England 'WHS presented with a gold watch by Cranbrook Oddfel- lows. Mr. Caseela, commercial operator at the C.'P.R- station, Red Deer, has re- signed, his posiiicn, and wlil go farm- ing near Champion, Alta. Queen's University sraduateg have elected Sir John Wii'iison, Toronto, Trench Method is Best in Fighting Cutworm Pest CONTINUED FROM FRONT 1'AOE THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE ien get .uickly. and Judge H. A. l of Kingston their representatives on the university boiird of trustees. u, ,MW_____________ Trades unionists in Canada have a demand on tbe Lnurier government tupplicd 3498 men for the Canadian for the usual grants in air, but the j forces up to ihe end of January of the Hon. George P. Graham absolutely present year, together with 417 British clined to advance anything EO long as .army reservists, who returned to join the contract with the McBrlde govern- j their regiments. flnwPr nr mir vmm- manhood are lav I ment, under which the company was Madame Emne Vandervelde, wife of flower ot our young mannood are taj- hv the no- n-ifian nf stata. has ar- i_ lo to. j-eare of their career upon the i P resist control bv the Do- Commi5sion ia Bri- nltar oi a great aod righteous cause, i Columbia. allowed to stand. these men are intent only upon a! A of this was that the Tvhole rakMil; like the cultures ivlio scent influence oi the powerful Canadian carcass rrom afar and the Northerrou, a glorious finish. ajr lwjtii their the truce declared in August last was kept or not, whether one partv than another. If it was not is oot the question; the lhat-ler interesting Canada the most at this mnment is, that rhe minds of our people should be kept centralized bn the one great problem, the defeat bf the war lord of Earope. A GERMAN'S OPINION CF BRITAIN --Fi-ofessor 3Iai Muller was a dis- tinguished .and erudite German. He liTeJ-loag in England and had a aigh Regard for Britain and British insti-l lutions. That he was a man of vision Is, established by views he expressed In the early eighties. In 1884 wrote: "When one reads the discussions In..parliament oae might easily fear itor England, but they are mere fire- Jrorks, The aatton IB ot good old- fcitock, and woe to him -who forgets "jUili. Enpland "wiH never be contfuer- fcoVtever before the last Englishman, llie hist Scotsman, Lhe last Irishman, >je, the last Irishman, the last Can- fedian and Newfoundlander, the last aye, the last Yankee, has fall- -IBD." duller saw a united Empire. Pit? the Kaiser did not heed Muller's pro- phecy. Had done so there would ;j.ot hare been this world struggle, A year later in a letter lo Heir ron wrote: "Everyman ID Europe is now a. soldJer. England )E the only land that haa not taken jto arming the people; drive England a. comer tomorrow every (pan Is a. soldier. "Theie may be jeadousies between -polonies, but if it came to ex- tremitfeB tne Colonies' would allow of England to be touched, pven India, which tyas formerly Banger, has shown now that Eng- land's enemies are tier en em i SB." TB it not -wonderful how perfectly fcluiler grasped Britain's charactcrlg- lica. He certainly knew Britain well, for.no Britisher could hive drawn a pore truthful picture. Muller had the right conception of character. Some of ui may Become gtoomy at timefl and fear for outcome. of this war, (but when five, .jrraflp Muller'a view of Britain knd the' British we must realize that Britain ie able to do her best when fp tigLt corner. We read an Ins piling letter Lhe (pthof uiy H ffrai characteristic of the race, con- jpdent, resoluie, She Is true Briton; she orer Brl- llBh Krerelfntr. What doM ft mean? the Scotch lady uuwer: "It Pftisport to ooratr of Aad tne that the Belgian minister of state, has ar- rived in Franca from America. She brought with, bar the sum cf 000, collected in Canada and the Un- ited States Belgian sufferers. J. R. N. Cooke, who has been man- ager of the Carnrose branch of the the Burden government came I Molson'B Bank since H commenced power, the Canadian Northern business some five .years ago, has easily "Gt what the Laurier [been transferred to Edmonton, and M. Lister of Edmonton appointed in his place. ilrs. A. R. Canfield, 74 years old, er which the elected mayor of Warren, III., de- obedient Cabinet which the Company feating' her. opponent by four votes, had helped to create, obeyed and fore- Mrs. Cenfield is the -first woman in jient refused ro give. And that was not all. This prellminaTy subsidy was but tbe prelude to other and vast- ed Parliament to ratify. And they blame the Liberals! TQB Liberals in reality left twin blessings on the doorstep for the Conservatives, but the Conservatives are doiny their best to snoll the character of both. The Canadian Northern. tb.ay are en- couraging in costly adventures, and the National Transcontinental they are doing their best to make useless east of Cochrane, at which point the Grand Trunk is able to tap it via the T. X. 0- line, over "which it has running rights to ihe Grand Trunk i system proper at North Bay. Surely, is that these pmit- leal gave way to real states ALBERT SEV1GNY, M. P. Deputy Speaker of tne Commons whose sister, Mme. Plemondon, sold drug supplies to the Militia Depart- ment. Mr. SeTigny gave evidence 4aat Saturday at the enquiry. DONALDSON LINE Larfe Twin-Screw Staamera. is. 2nd from Eurepi. REDUCTION II CABIN RATE ALL STEAMERS From Montreal From Glugaw May is. ..CASSANDRA. ..April 30 June May 26 June IS CASSANDRA. Juno 1 from any 9.S. or H. E. LIDMAN, Full inf6rrmt: R.R. Agent o Gsneral Agent. Winnipeg 949 Miin Streit Vancouver S31 Crlnvllle street CHANGES IN (.ETHBHIDOE CHARTER SUBJECT OF CALGARY COMMENT By virtue ol umandmentB to it> city charter Lathbrldje ii to do things which no the weat could enabled now otbtr city in, undertake. It REDUCTION SECOND CA3SN TO 150. ALL STEAMERS Service METAGAWA (New) ...May 6 MI93ANAB1E (New) ..May 20 METAGAMA (Ntw) 3 MUSANABIB' (New) ..Jum17 METAGAMA (New) ...July 1 ..July 15 For full pftrtleulara apply to any Railway or Staamahip Agtnt, or W. C. CASEY, General 210 Portagt Avinuc, Winnipeg Is Interesting to note a coupe of these special It also be ereEtiuc to see Juat how-tliey 'work out in practice. For Instance, in Lethbridge lere- aittr, wbn a judge bears appeali from dcciiioni ot the court of revision if he should not uphold the court in any case, he -will 4e empowered to or- der all assessments in the district where that case governs to be reduced to the new level hit decision setsr This looks radical, but it Is surely. Hair. Ill Calsary recently a judge low- i ered asieuments or certain appel- llanU'in certain dlllricti, but unfovt- i unalelr (or thoaa did not appeal, in thoio tame districts the Judge did not posiess tlie power granted by the Lelbbridse charter amendment, so that thoie who did not appeal Trill have to pay on the lilah raU for this year, at least. It doesn't look like even-handed juitice, and It isn't, u a o( iact. Another Lelhbrldge charter amend- ment makes things eaey Tor the as- sessors by placing uoon afi tenants the onus of jrettlcs their names OD tbe voters' H3t. IT the? Irani to vote they will have to register at the city hall eRch year. While the Herald cannot aee any good reason 'ivhy tbe aiseinrs ihould he relieved o( bit ot reBponBlblllty the Lethbridge plan is certainly an Improvement on the existing bap-haz- ard system, whSre the asieiior Ii lup- poced lo get all the names oO'the-lltt, but does not, with the ifiult tint the tenant. that Ihe aeiwicr has done his work, wakei too fre- quently on election morning to find Inat he hae no vote. Aid. A. J. Balment and JM. H. Oil- lake of Cranbrook have bten appoint- ed as license Aid. T. H. Binfleld W- r, AtlrMf e being Illincls to have been made chief ex- ecuytive of a municipality! Warren'i population Is about 1500. A fine, healthy colt bora at Es- tevan, Sask., minus the two front legi. The bind are perfect, but the foreqaarterfl where the front legs should be are covered .vrlth ikln and hair, the iame as other parts of the Osorge Bsrald Potts, M.B.C.S., for some time editor of the Leader, the organ of the party in Ontario in the days of the Sandlield MicDoDaM ministry, died at Clinton, Ont., at the home of his BOD, Rev. Gerald Pntti, St. rectory, (n kla 80th year. Ontario's fatalities include John M. Rowan, Orangeville, dlad from blood poisoning; Daniel Geray; Sarnla, kill- ed !n Doherty stove; works; Gordon Clydesdale of Moia kltled in a runaway; Jameg Wilson, Apple- ton, killed in a runaway, 'while.seei- Ing; Martin 'Lee, ntar Whltlej, killed in a similar accident. GO IN MAD THE TRENCHES "In respouH to invltuUon about 80 litrmers visited us, und were able to slum- them a klllmfi of 337, norms utr running.foot ol trench, poisoned with uliorto, BG dCBcribeil tu our last aitic'c. 'The cost cf the am! Paris Green used in ttita trench was 11.30 per. mile. To this tho farmer must add the labor for making, the trench, und mixing niid applying (ho poison, "Mr. Ellison, o! the Ilaymond au- gur mills, has verj' kindly consented to supply molasses ul per tou in districts outside Huymond, pur- chased for use in lighlinp the army cutworm, provided that the purchas- ers will supply the barrels necessary lor shipment. TW cost ot this valu- able addition to tbe poisonous mix- ture is thus reduced to a trilling sum, and we would urge tho boards ol trado m atfecUtl districts lo sec tlmt 'sufficient, molasses arc procured to meet the requirements ol their farmers. "As improvements upon our state- ments of last' week we would sugjjest Lhe following H using shorts apply at tlic rate of about 10 pounds to GO or 70 roiis. Worms will then sutBcicr.t poison to kill them and tlipy themselves become poisoned bait for succeeding worms, for the dead ones arc eaten readily by oth- '.rs and we lind that one worm when 'ceding upon poisoned shorts obtains enough poison before dying to kill more worms on it alter-I wards. "11 you have stibkweed on your farm pull this acd use as a bait in ;he trench. Worms are very fond of :his and will feed on it more jeadily ;han on shorts. To prepare it weigh out -jO pounds and dust on one pound of Paris Green, sprinkling the heap with water to make the Paris Green stick. Scatter the plants thus treats eri along the bottom oi the trench about S to 0 inches apart. This work Is quickly done, and not only is the material cheap, but you are getting your stinkweed pulled. Stinkweed can be replaced with fresh alfalfa. "We have used alfalfa bay with fair success ol follows.: Hay 50 His., Paris Green 1 lb., molasses H gal- lons, water gallons. Failing this you can even use horse droppings. The following mixture has given good results Fresh droppings 50 His., molasses gallons, Paris Green 1 pound. on your now, and WSTALUtD SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES. LODGE YOU! WUb. Title Deeds, Mortgages, Insurance PolidM or other valuables in one of these ATTLT n Lethbridge Branch R. T. Brymner, Mgr. drinks. Thin was a pleasInK feature of HID entertainment- All the refresh- ments were griitiK, und wcru kindly donated by the Lcthbrluge Urawlng Malting Co, people did not want war, that it. was merely PrusBluii militarism thil had forced Btrusgle. Tho Gor- man people, he 'were consumed I with hale for England, and not until nnd P. Uiirua creuni, Dairy "If you haT9 no worms fields make the trench watch it. If you see the .worms mov- ing-in, we feel that you "will be very unwise if you do net adopt the sim- ple measures we have suggested to most en them out and kill them, for they will assuredly do great dam- age to crops if they arc present in anything approaching the numbers they were on our experimental plots before we put our treatment into practice." Officers and Men of 20th Battery Entertained. CONTINUED FROM'FRONT PAGE. A True Tonte IB one that tusuU Regular and action of theetomach, liver, bowela will keep you well 'and fit.andthisactionispwmotriby Rowbotham favored gnlherlng lone eelecUoDB, which -were loudly cheerwJi. The group wae phot- ographed, and adjournment, to the Y. M.C.A. took place. The atio very kindly served out at the harre-cha on pret- tily tif-corated tablet, for the nl.neen boys who on guard there. and lent tb the hoayllfll Tor the three roeoibera of tlic Batierv are laid up tliere.. Y.W.C.A. dscked out with monster flige and and pre- qentnd R gala appearance, Every- wherv one might look military frceted the eye. The build- ing WH" thronged vlth clt.iens. The crowd lait night probably the the Y.M.C.A. ever curlalnly It would have been I rape l- >ible Tor R greater gatherlDg to get fnalde Itg walls. The moment the aoldlera entered the building, thlngn etarted 'with a lively energy. The lUtrUd the pragramme off by chacrlng their offi- cers, the latllei, and grenl'iy tmined the'ftUierlni with grub'yelU. DurtDg thli time, the refrenhment, The spacious auditorium was filled, the wliclc nation of dcrcjauy was dc and the gallery In Iho gym lieicl, too, fented would Mm war end. If It cwnc a nice crowd ot spectators to their different programmes. In tbe Audi- torium a splendid programme of music 'was provided, as follows: Selection, Plpon' BaPd; Instrument- al. Mrs. Frank Waddlngton; song, Bombardier Mclndoe; song, Mlsa Hazell; song, Mr. Frank Waddlngton; instrumental selection, Mandolin club; sword dance, Private Dcnnlston; selection, Pipers' Band. The numbers given oy the Pipers' Rand deserve special mention. Kvery- where this popular musfca! orguniza- tlon perlorms they always please and last night they were called upon for numerous encc-rcB. In the gym another feature of es- tertainment was given in the form of an "exhibition game of indoor baseball. The Herald team, the champions of tho league, were given a beMing hy Co., Ltd.; 7 eals. Icr- fotel Alexandra from GrysLal 100 pounds L. U. Teojile; 10 iiounda buLlyr ant] i! pounds black tea, Gco. Kerr Co.; S pounds coffoe and 10 noillidB lump nugar, the Good Co.; 3ii ox Lougue, Campbell, Wilson ,t Home; 1 ham nnd olli'cs, tha A. Co.; crtndles, A. Lush; .150 dinner rolls, Gilmore; 30 toavea of bread, Clly IlpJa-rj'; 1 case npplea, H. BHldry; i case orangcu, the ScoLt Fnilt Co.; i bunch benanaa, PlimkcLI Savage; 60 cigars, Hudson Bay TOO clgur-s and i500 cigarettes, R. Wal- lace: red and white carnations and lettuce, Fracho Brothers: red and white flowers, Terrill Ploral Co.; cooking ol' tlie meals, Schweitzer bak- ery-- crockerywRre for 60 and glass- ware tor 175. H. A. McKillop; 1 ham, tho league, were given a beating uy ware tor lo. H. A. McKillop; 1 nam, the picked team, I'rom the other teams 13. Osland; soft drinks. Lethbridge In the league. The score, when the i Brewing Mailing Co.; 50 cigars, the last Inning wns played ivas 11-6, with Elite Cigar elore; 50 cigars, ths (he Herald's number or runs on the bridge Hotel. rong side. The Daughters ol the Empire were The committee in charge of the the invitations to high tea c.iing was compoaed of S. J. Shepherd, iwcrc limited. The invited guests in- R. T. Brymner nnd F.'XV. Downer. A clmlctl the following Six guests cf largo measure o[ credit is due to them the officers or the 20th, Supt. Penny- auccess of the affair. ion wiui me iuyvci 100 pounds of- beef, Geo. A. Dclany He pointed out Qiat there was no greater fallacy than that the German LIII: ULUAA Hie vctcraiii a few gentlemen u-ho assisted in the training oi the first contingent. It Is not necessary to state tout the men did full justice to the good things provided. When that ixirtlon of the aBalr ves concluded. Jfiyor Hard I a launched Into a very eloquent addreei. In which he traced the history cf the present war, and bid God-Bpeed to the men ot Ihe battery on behalf of the citizens. about that Britain had to cony tola war on herself, she -was quite prepared to do it. Germany could not stand the pace. The Major spoke- with, enthusiasm i and fervour of the boya of the' Bit- j tery, saying the Brltilh Empire had been made of their kind: The citizens of Lethbridge, he said, would speed them on their 'way with God'a Dleai- ing. Some of them would not come back, but those that did not come back wo.uld have won a heritage greater than anything else on earth, that of having inscribed their names upon the scroll of honor of the Empire, and thone that did come back, would be assured of a welcome the equal of which would not-be-anywhere, Lieut.-Col. Stewart received an ova- tion from tne cro'wd when be roae to _ reply. He thanked the ladies most Geneva, Switzerland, Dr. for what they had done for Severer of Lucerne Gen- the boTBf nclt only [or the era today from a vlilt to the war uj- ment they had prc_vlded, hut for the lum at OberwJesenieldl, Bear HunlcU, lmansr thoughtful ways In whlcfr they Bavarl1- i''.'-. [had helped the boys while In iralnlngi "I never realized tirtdepth pf, the herei The men had thorougulj appre-1 rror of said.Dr. Un-1cjilted tpo; mMK til I saw there hundreds of.men, moat- j evidellt by the hearty manner In IT joung, who had gone mad In Hle bova -this stale- trenches. Some lay quietly, obliviqus menl The eipreESed regret to their having to part with the boye burning eyes 'watched., .every move-1 thelr oftn commander, but laid 'tha't menl of the viaitora and attendants, tlley be in the iame at "A percentage of the insane recover 'the !rmt after .weeks of care and relt, Hustlor and Bombardier and later return to the-. Dr. Scherer said, "but the remainder are sent to ether asylums, their.recovery being doubtful, their priience.ln the trenches might endanger theff .own Several lums for madmen from, ih.e .ti-ench.cs have been opened In Otrinany. Some- thing aeernfl to break the lol- dlers under Hie uroloiind itfit'. ol. FlgctlnE aha snnjulnary and hand-to-hand' On Many A Desk broods the blighting shadow of Ihe lea and coffee pot Many men hnd women> with brighTiHirapRels tlnd themselves handicapped .by the reactionary effects of lea or coffee ,wilh its subtle, hahit-formiug drug, caffeine. Dull headaches, biliousness, hearl-fiuttciy nervous- ness, arc some of the signs of caffeine'poisoning Ihnt'puts a ,crinip in cllicicncy and spells suffering and often'-failure for thniua'uds of Inn or coffee drinkers. There's a simple, easy way both lea and .coffee, qnd-iuc the pure food-drink POSTUM This delicious Ijcverage, made from prime wheat roasted with a bit of wholesome moln'sses, contains only the rich cereal .lio.rmfu] substance whatever. Post urn comes in two fornis: Poatum original lo be well boiled, 15c and ioc pack- ages; Iiiitmnt insluntly ill a cup with hot water, adding cream and sugar lo lastc, 30c and 50c iins. Made according lo directions, both kinds are equally clrlicioiw, and the cost per cup is about Ihe same. "There'i a Reason" for POSTUM MADE IN CANADA by Grocers everywhere. Canadian Poslum Cereal Co., Ltd., Windsor, Onl.