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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 3, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta Hbe e, Hlberta DAILY AND WEEKLY. RATE'S Bally, dellv2red, per year Daily, mail. per year......; 'Weekly, b? mail, par TELEPHONES; BoBtni-ss Offlcs Editorial W. A. Buch.nail John Director Busineet ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR Although the Germans are not yet actually iii Warsaw, It is admitted that it is only a matter of hours before thai- invest the city. The Russians are slowly proceeding with the evacu- ation of the city, and are ably defend- ing their retreat. Their rear-guard actions have been conducted with con- siderable success, and it is expected that they will 'be able to retire to their second line of defences with an army practically intact, although they were seriously menaced when their retreat to tbe soilth-flaat was cut off when the German forces siezed the Lublin- Cholm railway and the Austrians en- tered Lublin. There has been DO fighting in the other war zones worth mentioning for some time. The Italians claim to hold mare than Austrian prison- ers. There has been no fighting in Gailipoli.fqr two', weeks. Lake. The Manitoba Knight rides the mower and horsorako buoyantly as ho did forty years ago. And tho Winnipeg Free preen com- ments, ns follows: Almost as buoy- antly, may be, as ho and the Honor- able Robert used to ride tho Robtln- Kotors macalne, which garnered many a bounteous crop hero in Manitoba. "How Jocund did they drive their team aileld. Much is heard of the strength of the German element in tho United States. It is surprising, therefore, to learn that are less numerous than those "f British birth or origin. Ot British origin there are ot Germanic origin Of tish who born outside tho "unit- ed Stater there are Ot na- tive British there are Ot were born in for- eign countries and in Ameri- The trade argument is over- whelmingly against the Fatherland. For 1813-14 exports to Germany from the Republic totalled to :he United Kingdom to Canada to other British- American countries, to British Asia to British Africa to British Oceana or a total of 617. PICKED UP IASSING ID THS BUSY THI! LBTHBHIPOB: PAijit mfSGSVk TUEPPAT, YOUR' KINO' AND COUNTRY NEED. YOU RiOHTXbW. With the prospect 'of improved con- ditions fn: the-coal mines and tie al- most -certain 'assurance of a-big crop, business -should undergo a marked- im- provement for the better in tils city this .Xisre is no' reason, to be downhearted. Mrs. Thomas H. Marshall, wife of- Vlce-Prrtident- Marshall, of-the- TJnjt- ed- with pride of the fact that; she. has never been awar from herTJUsband'21' hours since they were married.-: 'Maybe watching. The department of education select- ed an. excellent nun for the school in- spectorate In Mr. J B Hoarsen. He is well equipped In way for this important worlt. Hi! loss Till be According to figures appearing in a oluine issued in the United States, anada stands ahead of other caun- ries in the small number of murders er -million of population. This au- thority says that for every million in- ibitants, Canada has each year three murders; Germany under five; Oreat Britain ten; France fourteen and Bel- lum'sixteen. In the United States lore, are 129 murders for every mil- ion of population. .In one single year ver eleven thousand men, women and children are murdered. A writer n this subject in the New Yorkf Times- ays: a record of murder would e inexcusable in darkest Africa. It i the'more shocking here is America, jecauie it'could have been prevented ad-our courts vt law and. the officers f the law1 done their very'plain and lementary duty.' One murderer in 74 ays the death penalty, and for the rest; HT average imprisonment of ven years, settles the score. All ver the TJnited States these terrible murders are taking place, :over thirty if them a day; and they, are most in the Southern and West- ira is to say, in precisely hose States where 'our Democratic rie'nds'are most in power. It is a grave charge against the ideal of jus- tice entertained by-the ruling class thet-.such: outrages should be permit- ted to go on. Yet we are so little shocked by them that we accept them quite as a matter of course severely felt in the In order" to baniia the cold lunch from the rural schools, the Manitoba department of education will instal oil stoves in the schools and instruct the teachers'how to prepare hot lun- ches for the pupils That seems to be an idea well worth adopting through- out the country. Tomorrow is the first anniversary of Britain's entrance into the world war Let us all determine tp do "our bit" more seriously and earnestly" in the future, so that Britain, will have the bett efforts of a united veople with her in the mighty struffle tor justice now being waged In Europe. Hev.. Dr. Chown, genenl tehdent of the Metiodiat church makes thta appeal: "At this time o supreme crisis every Canadian, of mil tary age and in sound physical and mental health mutt give an accoun of ilmiett to swisty and to Ood, as to why he civilian clothing ani not a military Sir Maokemie'Bowell, former mier of Canada, to a wonderful old man. At the age of 94 he is miking a tour of Canada to the Pacific eoast He is In the belt'of health, bil mind Ss keen and Active and he rnovi about with the agility of a much younger man. His recipe as to how to live long and 'possess all the facul ties in the best of condition ahouli fee- given to the world. The complete returns show that more votes were polled on the prohl bitloh referendum in Calgary and Ed monton thsn in the last provlncia election. This is the genuine Interest taken in_ the matter aid' con the expression of 9Pin Ion coming from a large proportion of the population, warrants let being strictly carried out Lethbridge could have recognlnd the anniversary of .Great Britain'! en trance into the war without incurring uy financial expense. An hour's gathering on tke Gait Gardeni 'with apeechee and prayers might havejtmn arranged. Our people. nee< aroutuig to tieir responsibilities more now than at any time during the war The Pteton, Ont, Times sayt: Si Rodmond lie-Win, ex-premier of Manl tolxi, IB doing yeoman service days, ieiping to five the bounteoui crop' the old homMtead it risb, Rpbt. Hicks may be the Liberal candidate tor the House o( Commons in West I'c'tcrboro. M. J. Stcoves, of Medicine Hat has been appointed a fruit inspector by tho Dominion government. Thos. Murray, ex.M.P., and ex-M. P. P. Ipr North Renfrew, is dead at .Pembroke. Andrew Mercer, a former ivsil known resident of Peterboro, died at Toronto. Gen. Mullcr, one of the leaders ol the Boer revolt, was sentenced to two years' for treason. John L. Somers, a pioneer oi the Edmonton district, and a native ol Percy, Ont., died in Toronto. Alex. D. Hotchkiss, B.A., has been appointed principal oi Cranbiuok High school. Mrs. Catharine Peters, of Windsor, wiie of Mr. John C. Peters, died sud- denly oi heart failure. ruainiaster General Casgraia will lake a tour through Western Canada o the Pacific coast. John Rittinger, one ol the most known German journalists in Canada, died at Berlin, Ont. Peter Green, aged 67 years, died ery suddenly while working in his ar'den at Port Colborne. Mertitt Hoffman, a prominent .airyman of Orweil, neir St. Tho- died suddenly-. Wm. R. Perk, of Chatham, a well- nown hotel man, died from heart rouble at the age of 71 years. There is some talk to the effect that Bishop Mathieu, of Hegina, may be- ome H. C. Archbishop ,ol St. Boni- _'resident of Brooklyn' and twice Controller of New York City, was onvicted of perjury. A gopher killing contest in the rural municipality of Excelsior nssr Medicine Hat, resulted in the destruc- ion of gophers. Hugh Fraser, the 33-year-old son of Hugh Fraser, of De Winton, was rowned in Berry Creek, ;near roungstown, Alberta. Capt. C. W. Morfitt has been an- ointed second in command oi the S2nd' battalion, being raised at Calgary. Mrs. Palmer, widow, aged 70, ..-ho resided with her nephew, John Dunwich Township farm- committed suicide by taking poi- Word has been received .at Ouelph of the death oi Hon. Jas. Morrison, ormerly of that city.'Mr. Morrison died in Sterling, Colorado. Mrs. Young, of Gait, widow oi Hon. James Young, has informed the mayor of that city of" her wish to iresent a machine gun to the Cana- of Ontario, THE ISSUE BETWEEN U.S. AND GERMANY Tork Evening Post) -The issue 'at stake is nothing less :aan the -protection of tbe world's commerce, in time of and' a kind of terrorism which has universally recogniz- at unlawful and not to be thought of. Witn Germans complain that, according to the doctrins we assert, the pretence of a single American .wouldi- suffice to protect any British erekwt ihip from attack, they are .sense right. But -only in that the crime which, if no American were on board, their sub: marine might be able to commit wlti out incurring .the overt treatment o this country, will, if it an American.life, bring on those conse quences .that naturally follow from a great nation's care for itt citizens in the exercise of their undisputed rights. 'Wiat the American citizen's presence would serve to protect the British merchant ship against is not lawful warfare, but lawless violence and if this result does not follow, it Is a result which inures to the per manent benefit of all mankind, am from which we ourselves, in some future contingency, are perhaps more likely to profit than any other coun try The Day's Best Story Manchester Guardian- A passenge in a London Northwestern train recently tells that the fallowing conversation oc- curred in his carriage between Mr Rudyard Kipling and the train at- tendant. .The. Train one to lunch i. Mr. Rudyard name? Mr. pardoi? Mr. do you spell it ill' Mr. sir. All right Always ice cakes ace. Edward M. Grout, first Borough lian forces. The school .inspectors one hundred in- number, have decided to subscribe lor A machine gun. A. H. D. Ross, M.A., ol Toronto, formerly lecturer in the faculty of iorestry in the University of Toron- to, has been appointed principal of The London Free Press and it? em- iloyees are -donating a machine gun to the 33rd Battalion, in training" at that city. Bs-Mayor W. E. Smailfield, editor of The Mercury, was elected mayor of Redrew to fill the office vacated By former Mayor Moore. Senator Lougheed, Canada's acting minister of mtitia, says the Cana- dians will have four times as many machine guns as are usually allotted to the British army. Dorothy, two-year-old daughter Mr. and Mrs. Paul Jarvis of Toron- to, was burned to" death when their Bummer cottage at Jackson's Point was consumed. Mr. and Mn. Duncan C. Ross, M. P., and Mr. Arthur Winlow Biiel Strathroy, are going to donate a ma- chine, gun to the 33rd battalion, now in London. Lieut. Gordon Graham, son of Hon, Lawrence Giaham, Lakefield, of the 2nd -first Gvciscas Cana- dian contingent, invalided home, was given a; splendid reception. Richard M. 'Appleby of Parry Sound and his nine-yearTOld son were drown- ed in Partridge Lake, and Wm. Solo- mon, a young Indian, was drpwnet in Moon each .case being due to capsizing of a canoe. Lockjaw has'never been-caused by smallpox vaccine virus, according to a report of Dr. John P. Anderson, Director of the United States Public Hsttlh Service. Stmpkin, of the 10th Battalion, -the -youngest soldier in the Canadian, troop's, 'is reported 'wdund- ist only 15 .years old. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. 'Si'mpkins of 115 Atlantic avenue, Winnipeg. Lome Dixon, son ol J. E. Dixon, for the P. Burns Co. in Cranbrook was drowned while bathing in -the Columbia .river at Service MISSANABIE (N.w) .r.Slpt. .11 MISSANARIE (NefeJ ..Oct. 9 METASAMA' (New) .iOct. 16 MISSANABIE :.Nov. 13 METAGAMA (New) ..Nov. 20 For full psrtleulirs apply to any Railway or Agent or W. C. CASEY, Agent 210 Portage Ave. Winnipeg OFTHEHAI Medicine Hat, Aug. man named Brandt, of German descent, natural- zed in York county in 1908, has been about the city for the past three days taking a plan oi the city, an outline of the buildings, their con- struction, etc. This fact has been a day or so. The information became widespread this morning and a tumult arose. A number of the business men oi the city heard.of it approached the chief of police. Chief Bruce at once took action and after, making a few enquiries stopped ;he man from carrying on his work. To the chief he stated that he was employed by the Fire Underwriters, ot Winnipeg that he was sent here to get the facts in connection' with the 'onstruction of the buildings of the city and had done the same in other cities. 'The chief told him that he would jot be allowed to proceed with his work until he got into communica- tion with the Fire Underwriters and they gave some particulars as to the man's standing. This is. not .suffici- ent, however, state a number of busi- ness men who were instrumental in bringing the matter to the attention ot the police. Among them was Wil- liam Cousins. The feeling was, that the chiei-should have placed the man under arrest. One thing is certain, he sneaks with a broad German accent. "Mr. Cousins is pi the opinion that there are Britishers right here in the city who can do the that there is no call tq< employ a German, whether naturalized or. not. He is gathering valuable information which would be of good use to the alien na- tions- The feeling, said Mr. Cousins, is that this man should .not be al- lowed to continue with this work whether he is given a clear bill of health, from the Underwriters or not. -what excuse for'murderlng'innocent passengers on the British were just'as bad. They seized an American ship with a cargq of Fjse. EXPECT BIG Enchant, Aug. 1. The Farmers' Elevator Co. is erecting an elevator here and are preparing for the bum- per crop. Ford Dobney tract of which has ..taken the-con- ol grading the crossing hers will be a big benefit to the Revelstokt. old. The lad was' six years Maj. Gen. W. P. Braithwaite, who has won many laurels for', himself in the operations the Dardanelles, is a brother-pf Dr. Braithwiite of Ed- also of Douglas Braith- waite, assistant manager of the Bank of Montreal. W. Kartell Dyde, son ot Principal Dyde ol Robertson college, Edmon- ton, awarded Rhodes scholarship for Alberta, was a student .at .Oxford university at the outbreak of war. He enlisted with the Royal Field Ar- tillery, and has been in active ser- vice for some months. The Edson Leader, in reporting a visit ol 'AttbrhejvGeneral Cross to his constituency i has this to say He had a talk with a number ql temper- ance people in which he 'intimated that he was' glad the decision was an emphatic oho and not an evenly di- vided vote. .His view was that .the vote was one for prohibition in prin- ciple rather than the act as set out and that the law should now be made even more strict thai the act mitted at hauling of graiu. Melvin Hill is building an addition to his hardware store. P. G-. Knudtson is preparing for fall business by making an addition to his grocery store. He says busi- ness looks good to him. The Pioneer Lumber Co. is building a lumber yard here which will be a great help to the town. A. Peterson is doing the carpenter work. Wm. Martin and P. B. Knudtson got a carload of groceries this week. Crops are looking gooil around here. All we need noy is about six or eight weeks of good weather to bring them to maturity. The U. F. A. imported a lot twine in the first part oMast week. J. McBrayne is looking after it. Rosenaur Bros, have their farm near completion and will soon start their eight-room house. Mr Rosenaur's home is about one and one-half'miles from Enchant, and will be one of the best built farm homes in the .community. H. Dunn is storing hay, as he has a feed barn in connection with his grocery store, and the hay will come in handy this fall. Wm. Johnson is giving another big dance in his pool Sail soon. Every- body welcome. G. C. King reports business good in his hardware line. Miss Ila Snyder is clerking, for P. G. Kunrttson in the dry goods de- partment. 3 10 12 1'J. 9 at IS 31 30 21 20 71 15 Medicine Hat, Aug. l.-The official result of the Liquor Act vote in the Medicine Hat constituency shows a majority for the Drys of 157.. The city of Medicine Hat contributed 133 oi thisj The result at some of the polls was as follows Dry Wet Sage 2 Onefour J r.nnirey 2e Vs Pendant'D'Dreille 2V H Milk River 17 -.7 Tagona Avalon Altorado Faith.................................. .Gahern Baker's Doondale. Paltowki............................ Catchem Manyberries....................... Minda Glen Banner Endon Flowery Bingen Maleb P.rosby Red Rock Thompson Murray's Mamsrsh Winnifred Chisholm McDougall Whitla H KAISER SAYS HIS CONaclENCE IS CLEAR Londoii, Aug. William has issued1 a .'manifesto to the Ger- man people, according to a dispatch received in Amsterdam from Berlin. The Emperor "One year has-elapsed since I was obliged to cali.'to'arms the German peo pie. An unprecedented time of blood- shed has and the world. "Before God and history, my con- splenco is clean I did not will the war. After preparations for .a whole decade, the coalition powers, to whom Germany ijad become too great, be- lieved that the-moment had come to humiliate the empire, which loyally stood by her Austro-Hungarian ally in.a just cause, .or to crush it by an overweh'lming circle. No lust for con- quest, as 1 already announced a year ago, has driven us into .the war." PREDICT ;CHRJST'S ..SECOND. COMING Fort- Texas, Aug. enth Day Advsr.tists today dented re- port's printed' Thursday saying that the Adventlsts encamped at Dal worth, Texas, expect the second coming of Christ when the Allies, capture Con- stantinople. Adventists said the re- lort grew out. of an Adventist belief hat Christ's second coming will take place 'when the Turks make their linal stand as a nation at Jerusalem. Seven Persons Sullivan's Dauntless Dunmore Irvine....................... Walsh.......i............... 73 32 13 19 28 35 SCOTLAND SAILINGS From MontMfl ATHENIA T.S.S. -CAB8ANDRA ..Sept. 4 Cabin Passehgeni only. Ralei: Cabin I52.M; 3rd ClaM 133.76. PREPAID TICKETS' from Scotland lisued at rates. Full informatloii froni; Railway or Steamship Donaldson Line H. E. LIDMAN, Gen. Vancouver, 531 Oranvllle Strwt Phone July Ran- dle William Gascoyne-Cecil, of.. the Second Canadian contingent, was iiranted a decree of divorce yesterday from Dorothy May Gascoyne-Cecil, on the ground of her misconduct with one Eric Vigers. The suit was unde- fended. The petitioners were married at a registry office in London and Gas- coyne-Cecil wunt to Canada. When his family learned ol his marriage they sent his wife to him. She ar- rived in Vancouver last summer. Hi eventually joined the second conting- ent: His wife returned here last Au- gust and he came in February. He was stationed ai Shornclilfe, and vis- ited his wile daily at Folkestone. They came to London once in March and the co-respondent was introduc- During the evening he told Gas- coyne-Cecil he was in lore with Mrs. Cecil and the lieutenant commanded him to never see her again. Mrs. Gascoyne-Cecil thereupon re- [u'scd to return to Folkestone, but the lieutenant's leave was up and he lia'd td go. His wife persistently re- futed to return to him and he went to the front in May. He returned in June and found her living with Summerslde, P.B.I., Auj. Davidson commission- Investigating war contracts closed the Inquiry here Saturday, and moved on to Charlotte- town, where witnesses will be called and hearings held Monday. The con- cluding sitting was given over to ver- ifying testimony 'of the Sum'mersido liveryman, TV. B. MacNeil, who sold 81 horses to a Moucton artillery unit. MacNeil was recalled to the stand to clear up'some questions. "I laid Mr. Thompson, crown counsel, "that you made a. profit of J3500 on the 81 horses, so that they must have cost you about on an average each. What did you do with that pro- MacNeil replied that he had bought' livery stables, costing and re- paired buildings 'at- a cost of gave no part of the to anyone, nor did he pay anythinj for having the contract placed-in "his way. When he bought the livery property he .a mortgage for part of the amount; MacNeil positively denied that there any rake-off in- the so far as he knew. Mennen's Violet Talcum The soft, downy Mermen powder redolent of fragrant violets makes this a delightful toilet requisite. TflLCUMS Mennen's Talcum for Men An "invisible" natural powder. An antiseptic, protective finish to a clean shave. I a clean tmmcmmoKi THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE tnt romnro _ AUaUMMB LAIHD. MUIMW AMt Vmmtl 1 GtflTJkL, RESERVE RIND, SAVINGS BANK ACCOUNTS Interest at the current rite is allowed on all deposits, of and Careful attention is (riven to every account'' Small qra welcomed. Accounts may be opened and maiL Acccmnta may be opened in the namts of two or .more persona, tfrawala to be made by 107 one of them or by the auryivbft Lethbridge Branch R. T. Brymner, Mgir ;