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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 2, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta well. Listen to this as proo om the London. Ens-, Baily Chron THE LETHBRIPGE PA'lLT HIEHALP 2, Ictbbrtbfle- I3eratt> e, Hlberta DAILY AND WICKLV. SUBSCRIPTION KATtt: Cally, dellrered, per year..... IXUlr, br mall, per year...... M'MkU, by mall per jear. ..-A 14.01 I.Ot 1155 1JH W. A. Buchanan John Kuuatiu Director BusinOM Business Office Editorial Office ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR The-German efforts to cut off the retreat of the Russians from-Warww, has already commenced, have in a certain extent in thTseUure of the Lublin-Cholm rail- way the outlet from the Polish capi- tal to the south-east. The Teutons are now threatening the railway com- munications northward to Petrosrsd. The Russians, as they retreat, are de- stroying useful property and devas- tating crops, so that the Germans will have nothing fcut a denuded city and a blacltened district to possess. A Saturday .bulletin, made the an- nouncement tne SETS succeeded In gaining Lublin, an im- portant point in Galicla. A British statement admits that thi Germans hive penetrated their tn line trenches at Yprw. OUR "POINT" YOUR KINQ AND COUNTRY NEED YOU RIQHT NOW. the second of the war u a hand let us coneentrete our every effort upon the cause at comtrr- must more fully realtae tist ft is and that it is a war for principles, without which the world have been accustomed t" live in, would tie very _W must'consecrate and conoentmte our all to bring about a victory lor Bri the land of the free. driinal Gibbons, one of the eminent dignataries of the Romai Catholic church in tie United States is not a Mend of Germany. He re- .cently declared: "Too much be said to praise of tie heroism t Belgium and King. Had Uttl nation permitted tree passage of many-s armies "they would hav marched straight to Calais and. tated terms to tie world.. If the Al lies shonld prove victorious, Belgium should ie restored fourfold for wha she has sacrificed." He also expres ed the opinion that sooner or late some form of intervention must b pursued by the United States. Extraordinary nortcd from Herefordshire. Tho n of LedSury suddenly phing- into almost total USV MAN cowards .of us> to truth, but. heroes. Stress and Strain Only Beginning (Sir Georgt E. it Twimte Recruiting Meeting, July 20, 1916) kno' H thti whole nerves, our Creeroorc raisM for the Pa- riotic fund. The Earl of .Kilmorc, prominent in Ulster 'politics, is dead. Brooks, Alta., has already contri- uted 40 men for active service. The Benchers ol the Law Society f Saskatchewan, are contributing a machine gun. The Claresholm Review reports h.-it acres of crop in that dis- rict were damaged by hail. The late Br. J. B. Willmott of Toronto, left an estate valued at W R. McCormack, a leader in Brantford, Masonic circles, is dead. Xaiiton constituency went dry by 399 majority. That is the official re- sult. Nurse Kccblc, o! High River, has jeen appointed matron of a Red "ross hospital in England. fftti. Hall, a veteran of the Cri- mean war and the Fenian raid, died at Toronto in his 91st year. The olier c! the Saskatchewan me- dical board to equip a large hospital at a cost of has been ac- cepted by the British war office. backs and hearts' to (16. the work with resolve of men attempting u task that hard. I! there Is aw slackness in recruiting it is due to the want of knowledge, to the of conviction of the ueocl. feel I'roui the depths of my heart, that our experience in Canada proves so far that all that is nocen- sazy Is to impress on the meu the tremendous freedom; uud what n re- sponsibility. This In tho tostius question: Can freedom ho rellod on to do tho work that despotism can do? There IB the adclocl responsi- bility because of our privileges, "This mother' semis her sou to the front; that other more selfish mother keeps her son at home. They both lovo thutr sous. But tho son of the first is fight Ins, perhaps the son of the' second may be protected. Tills business man keeps his son making pennies and adding to store. Tho othor sends his to the trout. lie fights that the first may remain and carry on the business. This .careless young man goes on with his sary Is to impress on tho men the young man goes on necessities of the occasion. Tho gen-lures, and he is able to do 11 oe- oral facts are well known. The add- cause the other young ed information and enthusiasm of first may conunuo his these meetings will bring a whole- some result of patriotic endeavor. "This is the strug- gle that ever was in the world's his- tory. We are prlvilescd to act our part in this time. It is an. unpar- alleled exhibition of strong, rugged cause UH. does that the first may continue his enjoyment. "These contrasts me sponsiblllty that the experiment in liberty has given us to shoulder. In God's name and for freedom's sake, Jet Canada and Britain show that per- iilleled exhibition ot strong, feet freedom will answer duty s call, manhood and courage. We face it, After all it is the qual.i) of Mian and the call conies to us. The Ger- hood thai will decide this rolgliij mans, who have caused the wnr, be- conflict. Starve out Geiman im- lieved that it would bo over In three It is a dificult buswesb months. Few ot. us but .believed that to starve Mostjf N WOMAN PAKTOK POIHJLAB ENGLAND six months would see its close. But a year has gone, and it cannot be said that the struggle has reached Its zenith. The point of its greatest difficulty and fighting. After a year's the end cannot be predicted, certainly not as to time. The Empire is in peril, and Its very life is at stake. Would End Freodom "We have not moved greatly until we knew of our peril. cannot do our duty until we know that Can- ada is in danger. But if the Ger- mans and Turks were to couquer, the map of Europe would have to he re- drawn, and the individual freedom of people would be lost. If the Ger. to starve a man. Most of us eat ten times too much, anyway. Don t let us sit around .until Germany is We must bank on our William R. Willoughby, superintend- mans wme to wta] Of the ent of the Gananoque Water: Empire civilization has been -UL Wl I. jompany plant at Marble Rock, lead. J. W. Ford, o! Claiesholm, has j. tv. r uj-Ui accepted a position as principal oi Vegreville public school. J. A. Dav- idson ot Okotoks, will succeed him at Claresholm. Sixty Fiji Islanders passed through Vancouver en route to France to a- inforce the Fiji Island contingent serving with the British forces. William Ball, of Buelph, was knock- ed down and almost instantly killed by a horse driven'by George Stoome, w'ho is under arrest. Fred HammilC sixteen-year-old son if JIrs Elizabeth Hammill, St. Tho- mas, was a victim of the Eastland disaster at Chicago. The law firm, of Peck; Kerr and great radiant sun of 2000 years westering into night and oblivion. Do not get the idea that the fight is over md there is no peril for tho caun- ry we love. "Every country against us has the absolute control of its manhood. The Germans have the people at their -vffi. The wishes of fathers, the prayers of mothers avail for noth- ng The manhood is owned by the government; the call comes, the men all in- they enter the trenches and fight on. are BTClosively French. We paid a visit to Denon the other day He had some Prussians quar- tered upon him and was very loud in his exclamations, against ce bete feroce, as he called Blucher. And ibelie'ye me to remain,