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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 3, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, AUGUST THE LETKBUIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THREE MARKETS MONDAY'S GRAIN PRICES Winnipeg, Aufi J and closing prices on the exchanges were: ..Wheat- Oct Dec Oct, 94} 94J 98} Flax-' Oct Dec 41 149 136Js CASH1 PRtCES No 1 Nor NO 2 Not. No No 4 Oats- No 1 C W No 2 C W KB 2 Peed 140 141J 98A FLOUR ADVANCES Flout has not advapLOd ..at the Lethbrldge mills at yet, but -it IB expected that any moment will aee rise. Calgary advanced today, from 30 to cents a barrel; The millers iiere expected, to. see .the vance in sympathy with the ad- vaiice In wheat, .which is worth today, cash' close at. Calgary. R3Vi is not lh" slightest doubt nut what the price of bread will the ne t follow in'lh'e it. ment of bills of exchange passe 96V through all Hostages iii a few minute 91J '85 THE WAR AND MARKETS Aug. lowing; are tho latest quotations of active Dominion provincial and municipal stocks: Dominion -of Canada inBcrlbp.d 1947, ZH per ceat, 74 to 7t> .Dominion of registered, 1940 to 1950, 86 Dominion ot Canada stock, lo 39bO, 96 to 98 Province of Quebec, registered, 1954, PS to 100 City of Ottawa .sterling debentures to 1953, 98 to 100. New York, The Clear- ing House at a meeting today decided to Issue Clearing House certificates to meet; situation brought About by the 'European war crisis. New Aug. to enforce the sixty-day clause before of deposits was reached to- day by members' ot_.the New... York State SaTiriga; Bank..association.. All .in, tie state .ore affect- ed The decision to iseue certificates iWas reached after a general discussion. o! the and Its bear- Ing on business conditions here. It ?was the .unanimous opinion that in View of the foreign situation every means should be adopted to protect; country's gold supply. It was vot- ed .therefore, the present iin- tll further notice; the aflsodlatloa place itaelf upon a.certificate basis. An additional iresolutlbn Was'adopt-) making available in payments of all..forms..of currency issued in the House of Commons. The ineas lire, contains power to declare a raera torium. [The first Monday in August .is bank holiday in "Ehifcland of fero assistance to the -Motherland, which was sent yesterday to Colonial Secre tary Harcourt, -and: the reply theretc received today, were made .public thii afternoon at 4 o'clock, by Sir Robert Bordcn. The offer and reply were as follows: 'My advisers, while expressing the] inost-earnest hope that peaceful solu tlon of international .difficulties may be achieved, and" their strong desire to co-operate in: every possible way for that wish to convey to His Majesty the'ftrm'assurance tha if unhappily war should ensue, thi Canadian people unite in a common resolve to put forth every effort and make every sacrifice to ensure th he added "When the documents are made public It will be seen how genuinely and whole -A-e have made efforts to preserve the -peace.'1 Dealing with the question of Great-Britain's obligations. Sir Edward said; "Up to yesterday we had given ho promise of our attitude other than diplomatic support, I'was asked at ,of the Algerica crisis if we would give armed support, and I said I could promise nothing to any foreign power unless I.tried the whole hearted support of public opinion. 1 gave no promise, but told the French and German ambassadors that if war was forced on France, public opinion in the British'-Isles, would rally to France's support..' Towards the close of bis speech Sir Edward said: ENGLAND MUST BE PREPARED "We must be prepared and we are prepared to face the consequences of using all our strength at any moment, we know not.how soon, in order to defend ourselves." OPPOSITION GOVERNMENT Andrew Bonar Law, leader of the opposition, warmly supported the gov- ernment and referred, amid cheers, to the pledges of support received from the Dominions." IRISH WILL RALLY TO FLAG TO A MAN Wild cheering from all parts of the House greeted' John 1C. Redmond, the Nationalist leader, when hs assured the 'government that every soldier in Ireland might be withdrawn tomorrow and ihe coast of Ireland would be. defended against invasion by her armed sons, the Catholics of the south and the Protestants of Ulster. SOCIALISTS ARE AGAINST WAR ALMOST FAINTED IN THE STREET In Daily Fur Of Until "Fruit-Kins" Brought Belief. CHATHAM, ONT., April 3rd. 1913. "Sonic two years ago, I was a great sufferer from Indigestion. Cine day my eye, caught a billboard of "Fruit- a-tives" and I said to myself "if Fruit-a-tives will build me up like that, it is good enough for I bought some. After taking these wonderful tablets for only three weeks, I" found myself wonderfully improved. In a. short time longer, I cured myself entirely. My case was no light one, either, Gas would often form :n my stomach and I was in daily fear that it would get around my heart and kill inc. is the only remedy for C. T. 500. a bos, 6 for trial sivte 250. At all dealers or sent on receipt of price by Priiit-a-tives limited, Ottawa. cycles instead if cavalry along the lorder. Jt is known that the Russian fleet! is along the Gulf of Finglaml. It is j believed the Germans plan to destroy it and ''then estahlish a close block- ade of the entire Russian coast. It 1s" reportej the German, destroyers are engaged along the North Sea. C, P. R. READY Montreal, Aug. 0. C. P. iR. ace holding trains in readi- ness all over the country for the ship- James Ramsey MacDonuld, Socialist and Labor .member, declared lie was nient of troops, if necessary, and alt not persuaded that Great Britain was in danger nor her honor involved, was convinced she should have remained neutral. HOUSE ADJOURNS TILL 7 P.M. He The House adjourned until 1 o'clock for a consultation between the lead- ers of all the parties. JNGLAND MUST SUPPORT- FRANCE 'Edward Grey added that' if foreign fleet came down the English t t 'banner to .bombard the French, "we I "Do not imagine that if a great (trains which have been engaged by the Dominion Government Tor the taking of troops to camp at Pele- wawa have teen recalled.! A carload of ammunition left Que- bec by C. P. R. yesterday for the Pacific coast. MILLION GERMANS ADVANCE Berlin, Aug. E. p. All the power stands aside in a war" like ill's it :'s going to he in a position at the end. I sould not stand !im not %uiie sure whether the facts offensive' movements-of Germany are The Foreign Secretary stated that' re.wding-Belgium-are as they reach- ardinst Franco. Three army corps mobilization of the British army was .tni? government, hut there is an been sent into Prussia. One aking: place, but that no engagement, on this country to do its million men of the regular army are uad yet been made by the British gov-{ utmost to prevent the consequences rushed to the western frontier. eminent to send an expedition abroad. VORTH COAST. OP FRANCE DEFENCELESS He continued: "The French fleet is in the Mediter- Trance is defenceless. If a foreign leet engaged in war against France sbguld come down and battle against hose defenceless coasts we could not stand aside. "We felt strongly that, France was sntitled to know at once whether hi he event-of an attack on-her unpro- ected coasts she.couid rely on our support. "I gave the .engagement to tbe iYench ambassador last night that If be German fleet goes into the Bng- Ish Channel or into the North Sea i attack French, shipping or th> tench coast, the British fleet will jive all the protection in its power. "That answer I subject to the ap- iroval of parliament. It is not a .eclaration of war. DOESN'T CREDIT GERMAN OFFER "I understand that Germany would ie prepared if we would pledge our- elves to neutrality to agree that its eet would not atta-ck the northern oast of France. "That is too narrow an engage-- .ont." The House 'broke out into ch-eers at Ills remark. QUESTION OF' 3ELGIALN; NEUTRALITY 'Sir Edward Grey then recited tbe .Islory of Belgian neutrality, saying: mobilization began I tele- raphed to both the French and the jerman governments asking whether ley Would respect Belgian neutrality. "France replied that she was pre- ared to do so, unless another power iolated that neutrality ERMANY'S EVASIVE REPLY "The German foreign secretary re- lied that he could not possibly give response before consulting the Inv erlal chancellor and the German mperor. He intimated that he doubt- d whether it possible to give, an nswer because that answer would isclose the German plans. "We were sounded last week as to 'hether, If Belgian neutrality were estored after the war, it would pacify s and we replied that-we could not arter our interests or our oblfga- ons." Another burst of cheers greeted this eclaration. 3RI.TATN PREPARED 'OR CONSEQUENCES Jn other "parts of 'hit speech Sir Idward Grey tfald "The intervention with GerihanjMn to the independence of Bel- cm was carried out by England night. If tlic 'indentndence of Belgium hou'd be destroyed, the independence i-Holland also would tc gone." The foreign .sacretary then oskod ie House to consider what British itonsls were at stake il "in a'cris- s lilce this we were to run away." .was greetcii with loud cheers nd Sir Edward continued to facts wollld thry are not opposed. GREECE NEUTRAL' "We have as yet made no engage- j -Athens, Aug. 0.' mcnt lor seeding an expeditionary' counc 1 of ministers decided Greece force out this cotmlrr but -we maintain her neutrality through the the mo- Austro-Scrvian conflict, but if any UlnaUon of- our army is taking BaTcan states profited through the place. We must'be prepared and we situation Greece may be compelled to ere prepared to face the consequences take action. of using air our strength at any mo- mcnt know, not-how soon to de- fend "So far as .the'-forces-of the Crown are concerned, 'the premier and the first Lord (of the .Admiralty have no doubt whatever of their readiness and their efficiency. never were at a higher mark of readiness. There Tic.cr was a time when confidence WES more anility to our shores' and our com- merce. "If lire situation, develops as it seems probable it will develop, we shall face it. "I believe when the.country realizes whit is at stake it will support the G-ovcrmnenlf with determination, with resolution and From all parts of the House there came roars of cheers., In a preceding part 'of his discourse while discussing the question oi Belgium, Sir Edward LATEST WAR NEWS Will be flashed on the Screen at Starland Tonight during every Show c 1 S OIL c "e c E o g I iSl I S S s s o Y Is -I S _ i in s if uh SI? :na m ra I S 5 c S a isl< O- m sSP-i-c 11 v f S I-S-H "5 o Inn ra n o c Jo It at S o -a H. S 5 c a. o. i s f ir Direct News at Starland TONIGHT CARRANZA ON MARCHES- MEXICO CITY THEFIli rin away crisis of this kind from our" obligations Immediate-Steps Will Likely be Taken to Man H.M.S. Niobe Ottawa, Aug. S.-'Hiis is Civ- ic Holiday at the capital, but it is regard "to the no holiday for .the ministers of the' I doubt whether crown or the ofncers ol" the milma' and intercs treaty, whate-.er makrial TorDe "we might I naVal and raarme departments, pcssess at the end, would be of muchj at thelr waiting value in face of the respect we should! have lost.' I'lf we engaged in war we should suffer but little more than if we stood aside. "The present crisis has not origin- ated In n matter which principally concerns France. No government and no country had less desire to be in- volved in the Austro-Servian..dispute than France. France was involved be- cause of its obligations of honor. have a long standing friend- ship with France. As to how far that friendship entails obligations, let ev- 3ry man look into bis.heart and feel- hgs and construe the extent'of our obligations." Sir Edward then read a telegram .'rom the King oi! the Belgian's to King eorge making a supreme appeal for diplomatic intervention to safeguard Independence of Belgium. interest is as strong today as .t was in 1870: We cannot talce a less serious view oC our obligations now than did the late Mr. Gladstone n that year." SECOND STATEMENT BY GREY London, Aug. Edward Grey, i n second statement in the House C Commons after the conference of ministers in regard to the German iltlnfntum to Belgium, said: "The- British government is taking nto grave consideration the infor.- untlon received and I will make DC nrther comment." an- the latest advices from Londcn and ready to do their part if the word comes that Great Bri- has definitely thrown in her lot with her French and Russian allies. The cabinet council went into ses- sion at eleven o'clock, the additional ministers on hand being Hon. T. White, Minister of Finance, Hon. L. P. Pelletita, Postmaster General, both of whom arrived last night, and Hen. Sam Hughes, who returned last an inspection of the cita- del at Quebec. Hon. Robert Rogers is expected i I home -this afternoon. j Saltillo, Mex., Aug. advance on Mexico City of over seventy thousand well armed and equipped constitutional soldiers was 'begun today on. or- ders from General Carranza. I BAH London, Aug. 3. E. O. French" aviators are doing scout rst aUp battle in the history of tho duty. 'orld took place today at At Luromburg a French aviator ctween French and Germans. The (low over Hie city dropping bombs; Tench aviator flew higb above the At Nancy an aviator is reported to ormrn airship and fired downwards, have dropped bc-ubs on a trainload of W. M. MACLEOD Agent 333 Main St., Winnipeg. Mnn. 'he ruined German ship crashed HJ earth. Roland Garron, a French aviator, n battle, met a German Zeppelin on .the .frontier. Garron to Germans and destroyed the train. The aviator escaped. GERMAN PLAN OF ATTACK Berlin, Aug. O. is pushing the advance of 'the Cologne darted ahout tho ship which bore army along tho railway lines through down on him. He then drove at Belgium. "The advance, It ifi full speed on the German craft, flu re, has.reached a point along the niRd it and sent It to the earth. j Meiisc river. (Jermany is using motor DUKE BACK IN MORNING His Roval Highness the Duke Connaught will uriiVG at- the capital itotwcen one and two o'clock Tuesday morning. No credence is placed in.thejsfcT Tbere will be no reduction ot the Letlibrldse police force, at least until the return of Judge Jackson, of the Police Mayor Hurdle and Rev. Canon McMillan, (he other members, met yesterday after- noon in their regular sesilon, and the question was discussed, although there was no. delegation of citizens there to press matters as was expect- ed. It was hinted that the demand came from citizens who wanted a wide open town, but Mayor Herdte denied tills, stating that the force might dwindle to one man and the still'be closed to the forces that work for evil. The agitation arises merely from a desire to curtail ex- pense, and it is felt 'by those who are behind the request that the city can be efficiently policed in these quiet times with ten.men. The matter will rest as it ia however until the return of the commission's third merabor. SHERMAN THEATRE TO-NIGHT Five Big Acts PANTAGES UNEXCELLED Prices 50c "Children 25c; Matinee 3 p.m. Daily 10; ADULTS 2Cc t A Guaranteed Attraction i COALDALE NEWS Mrs. -Lev! Bond of Peorfa, 111., left Thursday night for home, after a visit of several weeks with Mr. and Mrs. "W. H: Pawson. Mr. and-Mrs. J. Leffler and Emde are holidaying at the Watertoh Lakes. A. W. Maxwell and Airs. Ann- were hostesses at the Ladies' Aid meeting on Wednesday. The farmers are busy cutting hay, of which, there is a splendid yield. This dry 'weather will make it grade NO. report that the Duke will proceed to En aland. It is regarded as more like- ly that the term of the. Governor- General will he extended. SIR GEO. FOSTER" CAPTURED The government has made several. lo get into touch PANTAGES1 TONIGHT with Sir Gco. Foster, who has been in Newfoundland with the Dominion irade1 commission- The commission was due to arrive at Sydney today. Tihe report that a German cruiser has 'teen oft Sydney has. suggested the possibility that Sir George and the other members of tlie commission, may possibly be in sonic danger of capture. At any "'irate his 'colleagues of Hie cabinet arc anxious to- hear from him. MAN THE NIOBE ;It is suggested here that steps bo taken immediately, for the; manning of the Niofae, which is now lying in Ilaliffix harbor unmanned. r -The, crew of vessel was trans- to'the Rainbow.-The presence of the German cruiser Lclpsic on the 'Pacific coast makes it Impossible to retransfcr them. It is believed here iliat if volunteers were called foi the wrvice on the Niobe thousands of maritime province ofr fer theT services It is realized that of course a. humbur of skilled officers and engineers would required in add'Uon but it is bollcvcil, could he umdc up AT THE SHERMAN The excellence of Pantages' vaude- ville is so weK known, that comment on the hill to be presented for the-next two nights and matinee at the Sher- man is almost unnecessary, suffice it to say that the five act's are''without loubt the best that have over the circuit this season. :'AVdods' ani- mals alone should attract large crowds Intelligence displayed by the dogs and monkeys'being marvellous, and the musical numbers rendered by Darwin's, pets reflect credit on the wonderful patience' hi; training' these animals. Quinlaii .are a team of inirtli-prdvokers, who are sure to find favor, Billy Manning Is morist par excellence. -The Rbfcellaa nre muBlcians, their various numbers on the harp and. violin being rendered In a delightful manner; "The Night a comedy-drama of the underworld, is a playlet present- ed 'by Mr. Rex Adams and Miss Adam- son, supported by a capable cast, of which the New York and Chicago crit- ics" ftn'ifl: beat pro- duced 011 any vaitdevtRe EMPRESC I0c ISc M TODAY "Kathlyn" TWO "ThePerfectTrutli" FIRST OF A SERIES OF EX- TRA (SPECIAL COMEDIES 1 WEDNESDAY AND THURS- DAY MASTER PHOTOPLAY -The Giher Half of the Note" At the matinee tomorrow, Tueeflay. the children from the Doteptton. Home will be admitted free It accompanied by one of the officials of the home. Let the children come and see the ani- mals especially; it will help to bright- en their young llvta. Matinee at 3 p.m. Prices, children 10 cents, adults .35 cents. Night prices, children 26 cents, adults 35 and 60 cents. Face Peeling- Blond or Brunette "The Dlonde's complexion fades sarly, 'because her skin is extraordin- arily thin and saya Mme. 'Lina Cavillieri. "Tlie bnmDtto's, as a rule, Is the reverse. The skin is thicker and has a tendency to an oily appear- .nee." For either the faded skin or the brunette's oily or sallow- com- plexion, the ibest remedy is ordinary mercollzed wax. Used 'every night, this will Elve one an new. complexion within about' time. The wax gradually.peels off thd woni-out surface skla, with all Its de- tects, a little each affect- lag the delicate underskln in. tho The latter the.ex- HUlBitely beautiful glow -of dead, one may readily lose ten or fif- teen years from her age, so far as appearance goes, by a course of this ilmple treatment Tho wax, kt any drug stors, U avplltd ;