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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 5, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta FOUK THE LETHBRIDGE DAlLT HERALD THURSDAY, AUGUST S, It., "foeralb alberta DAILY AND WiEKLY. RATES: delivered, per Dally, bjr mall, per year.... by mall, per TELEPHONES. BnslEiesi Office Editorial i.oo 1.00 JI5J 1214 W. A. Buchanan John Uanarfng Director wonder- now and.at once, or never. Let each man of us see that Warsaw'theVvac Jit-i spare nothing, shirk nothing, shrink v has been officially "'thins, if lend full weight to the Impetus 'Which shall carry to victory the of our honor and of our Kitchener at the Guildhall, July 9. ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR The Russians have been fully successful in their rear guard actions to protect the retreat of their main army from tion of which city announced. At several points the.Kus- slans have defeated the Teutons with heavy losses, and the invaders have not yet been a.ble to actually enter the Polish capital. Bridges on the Vis- tula have been blown up to still fur- ther impede the progress of the Ger- man troops. To the north-east of the Russians successfully de- feated a concentrated effort on the part the entire German force to throw them from their positions. The British Empire was given over yesterday to tho celebration of the first anniversary of the declaration of war by services of prayer ana inter- cession, and by patriotic meetings at which Britain's intention to prosecute the war to victory, was re-affirmed. Russian airmen bombarded Con- stantinople yesterday, doing consider- able damage. There is no further news of the British fighting in France. on ten hours abead of schedule time. The route was by the Grand Trunk and T. N. 0. to Coch- rune and tho National Transcon- tinental to. Winnipeg. Building Is cdrdahco'wlth the dictates of exper- ience in-railway operation is a Hue of Investment thai brings ample returns. Tho absolute necessity of first-class construction has been forced on tho leading railways of tho continent by the pressure of competition. It has Seen well said that in every man's life there is one supremo hour towards which nil uarlier experience moves, and from which all future re- sults may ibe reckoned. For every in- dividual well as for our national solemn hour is now striking. Let us take heed of the great opportunity It offers, find which most assuredly we must grasp YOUR KING AND COUNTRY NEED YOU RIGHT NOW. Old Sol is our best friend these days. May be shine until every field is fully ripened aod harvested. It has fteen suggested that the day the Haymond fair should be made a half holiday so that citizens cquid migrate to the southern burg. It's a good idea and might be adopted. Manitoba votes tomorrow. If the province is really- anxious to clean up the mess and punish the guilty only a verdict in the Morris jrbv- eminent can bring about the desired ?252; J168 and rggtljt-" JiSO. ?S60, ?240 and captains, ________ 13720, J360 and ?216; for major, Our guess is that Grant Hall will ?960, f720, and and recommend the construction of fur- ther mileage on the hurn line this season. He has seen the great crops with his own eyes and fenows that the extension is required. The fall fair season is approaching. Tight though money is, it is pleasinj to know .that many uomir.unities will keep tho fall exhibition iu the "Busi- ness as Vsual" class. The fall fair is educative as well as entertaining -in character, and the more -wo have ot them the better for the country, provided they do not allow themselves to toe carried away with too big ideas. The real country fair is beneficial. Lethbridge business men should make It a point to visit these fairs. All the south towns are our business friends. They look upon Lethbridge as the hub of the south. "We should reciprocate by visiting their communi- ties and supporting their fairs. Why Dpi a series of auto trips to take in as many of these fairs as possible? General orders, issued from the office of the Minister of Militia at Ottawa, .gives the new scale of pen- sions to be granted or dis- abled militiamen and the pensions payable to widows and children of militiamen killed or who have died while on active service. The pensions payable to men woun- ded or disabled on activa service, dur- ing drill or training is divided into four degrees, according to the extent of the injuries; the first degree being total disability and the fourth injuries which render him only slightly able. The pensions for rank andTile are ?264; ?192, and accord- ing to the degree; for sergeants, ?33S3 Miss Joan Arnoldi should he started off on a recruiting campaign. She -would stir the heart .of the most un- .concerned Canadians and many a mother who hae so far withheld con- gent to her son to go on active aer- A'icB, would heed the call. It is often maintained that the chief requirementin Pihllc life is good plat- form ability; With that as the test, the women we have heard on tie pub- lic platform in this city recently give a- strong impetus to the advocates, of 'woman suffrage. Mrs. SIcClung and .Miss Arnold! are effective and capable speakers. The Toronto Globe's war critic slders that the -western Allies -will profit materially by-the contemplated retirement, for while it short- ens the German front it draws the .Teutons a long way east and south of .the splendid strategic railways of Silesia, Posen and East Prussia, have heretofore contributed-so materially to the superior mobility of the German armies. The decrease In German inobility will be marked; and the western Allies must profit 'from it when they begin to move. It is a pity more trees were not planted at Henderson Park this year. trees planted. last year at Battery Point 'have flourished splendidly and in a few years this point on the lake will be a veritable woodland. We all know that last year was a vastly jtoorer year for trees than this year. If trees could be planted in groves at different points on the lake it 'would Dot be long until .the park would be completely transformed. The Arbor Bay gathering of 1914 should be made an annual custom.- With our citizens together for the improvement of the park it would Boon he as 'beau- tiful on a larger scale as the Gait Gardens are on a smaller scale First-class construction JIHB been vindicated as a policy for the National Transcontinental, A freight train of forty cars. In all about 1400 tons, leav- ing Torouto on the night of Jul> 23 Krivtd in Winnipeg at 10.40 lieut.-colonel, ?1200, for and with the pensions of all other officers graded according to rank. When the injury is such that an attendant is required, the rates may be increased, one-third, and those to- tally disabled may draw half-widow's pay for their -wives or widowed mother, Pensions to widows and children are also, payafble according 'to the rank of the deceased at time of .death. Dependents of those in the rank, and- ille would receive a month for the widow and 55 for each child; ser- geant, for widow and for each lieutenant, for widow and for child; captain, for widow and for each child; .major, ?50 for widow and f 8 for each child; lieuten- ant-colonel, for widow and 410 for each child, with pay for other officers graded accordingly. Widowed mothers whose BonjJ were their sole support rank the same as widows without children. Service MIS8ANABIE (New) ..Sept. 4 METAGAMA (New) ..Sept. 11. MISSANABIE (New) ..Oct. 9 .METAGAMA (New) ..Oct. 1C (New) ..Nov.'13 METAGAMA (New) ..Nov. 20 For fuli apply to any Railway cr Steamthip or W. C. General Agent 210 Portage Ave. Winnipeg RICKED UP IN SSINGl FOK THK BUSY HAN SAILINGS Prom Montreal T.S.8. ATHENIA ......Aug. 28 T.3.S. 'CASSANDRA ..Sept. 4 Cabin PaBseniers only. Rated Cabin 152.50; 3rd Claaa PREPAID TICKETS from Scotland issued at lowest rates. Full inforrflatfon from any Railway or Steamship Agent, or Donaldson Line H. B. UDMAN, Gen. Agent. Vancouver, 531 Oranvllle Street Phone Sey.'3199. C. B. Daniels has been appointed police magistrate at J'rinra George. John MacFayden, an old tinier oi the West, died' at Oakbank, Man. Ex-AM. Jas. lltadlry, "ver 30 years a resident of N.inuimo, is licad. Much of tho alfalfa crop o! OUami- gan was mined by excessive rain. The cit" eneinecr estimates the population ot Halifax at Alrtcrmeii of Ftrnio get J5 per meetings the mayor is paid yearly. Harold Martin, late of Nelson, has beer, appointed principal o! Green- wood, B, C., public school. Ot iho 120 valunteers lor the Report of Valuator Shows Graft Was on Huge Scale in No- torious Scandal Winnipeg. Aug. T. H. Johnson, minister of Public (Jt Iho liiu itu uir ymtfimiivui. uy j. i from Hossland it is said but twenty I appointed by the govern are still alive. ate the work done ou tl i-_____'.___ ,___ Vtlnnllltnllnrjc: ThoS. Kpllv Vancouver has two bloodhounds now attached to police headquarters aid work. Some of the interned alien enemies at Fernie are iound to have as much as in cash. The N'anaimo Socialist Hall, Lim- ited, have had to wind up to lack of necessary funds. Rev. Percv G u. ouuuauu, miuiuivi wi MU..U Works, announced at a meeting today that, according to a report mndo to war the government by 0. H. O.. KitBiell, rumout to valu- the Parliament buildings, Tbos. Kelly Sons have bean overpaid for their work on iho buildings to the extent of 56. On the caissons alone the over- payment amounted'to J620.83S.10. Johnson said that the payments to Kelly Sons prior to March last amounted to 31.664.242.15. Accord- lof'the work done to data amounts to 01 and of that amount, said to credit against the last-mentioned he was ashamed tha Orangemen had not enlisted. Rev. W. H. Parker, of Ingomsh, N. FOR PATH CONTINUED FROM FRONT PA01S. Rev. W. H. Parker, of Ingomsh, N. the ot the worl[ donei ami also S., and Rev. R. L. Norsworthy, of on the Truro, have been transferred to and the vaiue Of the plant. If charges in Bermuda. tne government took it over. Mr. Alexander Graham Bell stated at Baddeck, N. S., that aerial warfare would be the feature or future con- flicts of the world. The new French aeroplanes are armed with a new cannon specially made for them, supposed to fire an inch and a hall shell. Fred B. Edgecombe is the heaviest- individual taxpayer in Fredericton, N.B.; he'pays yearly, and his firm pays also Dr. Gordon D. Atkinson, of Derby Junction, N.B., has gone to Serbia to aid in hospital work his father tO aid 1H nOSplLUl NUia ilia is the station agent oa the I.C.R. The Dominion Conservation Com- mission is studying the fungus that destroys pit props in Cape Breton mines with a view to aiding miners. Russell estimated that the material on the site was worth Mayor Hardie Has Appeal For Taxes To tho Citizens of Lethbridge Taxes on the first instalment, have not been received in the city offices in a satisfactory amount. Less than one hundred and fifty thousand t dol- lars, exclusive of discounts, have been received out oi a total actual require- ment ot in round figures; lour' hun- dred and thousand dol- Current expenditures sinking fund.................. Principal, interest and T Public schools.................. Separate schools a.ooo-oo Only about 33i per cent, of the ,ine-s with a view to aiding miners, fars made up as follows Thomas G. Johnston, one or Slo- can's old-timers, died at Pentieton, aged 42. He was a native of Orillia, Ontario. iJIrs. Wffi. Raycroft died in agony from burns received when lighting a flre with coal oil at her home in El- ice township, Ontario. A civic reception will' be .given to R. B. Bennett, K.C., M.P., when he returns to Calgary from. Great Bri- tain. j Nathaniel J. Smith, one of.Freder- icton's leading Orangemen, Indian agent1, and doorkeeper of the Legis- lative Buildings, is dead. He had three sons at the front. Rev. Alfred Young, for two and a half years pastor, oi the Friends Churches at Wellington and Bloom- field, has accepted a pastorate at Newmarket, There is a plant at Windsor, N.S., for evaporating potatoes for export to the War Office, London. Formerly it sent apples, hut -the war killed that trade. The new. -chief-; detective of St. uuiy auuutj taxes have been paid in on the- first payment. This would not be discour- aging if a large number had indicat- ed-that they advantage of the'part payment-under dmcrcnt' discount periods. Only about a dozen, indicated an inclination" to avail I themselves of this; "advantageous prin- ciple in tax collection. Taxpayers must- remember that the Commissioners pared the estimates to the bone this year and.if the tax- payers do not come through with a liberal proportion of this mones thev will force a tax sale upon themselves in the very near future The commissioners realize what this would mean to many of our JUG uew biuci- ui uu. fcma iiiba.i m John, N.S., is William C. Wickham, citizens and have made a strong en- formerly of the KN.W.M.P., once deavour to.stave off the evil dav magistrate at Nelson, B.C., a native But citizens must help themselves and -i not expect the impossible, of the com- missioners. Take advantage the that the commissioners went to so much trouble to consummate for you and least a -portion of your taxes in each of the periods and at least in some of the earlv periods We urge for -spine of your taxes in the earlj periods to meet the monthly require- ments. There can he no more pressing en- gagement, excepting to get bread, up- on you at this time It means keen- ing schools, open, fire and police pro- tection and the maintenance of the city in a fairly clean and healthy condition and the maintenance of all the ramifications of tlie city govern- ment. It also means the maintenance of the city's good name on the mon- ey market and before the world gen- erally because if taxes :are not paid your" obligations to the bond holders cannot be properly met If the taxpayers dp not meet, these demands voluntarily they wH haie oi Kincardine, .Ontario.; Aid. Robert Collier, who is now a corporal in "D" Co. .of the 62rd re- giment, was pleasantly-surprised by his cplleagues on _tbe Medicine Hat city council, when he was presented with a wrist watch. Carl Hapstad, oi Dawson, Y.T., was buried-'by his request on Hay- stack Mountain, feet above the scene of his mining activities. For the Bearers: ol his coffin he provided beer. C. E. Austin, of the. Robin Hood Flour Moose Jaw, has been appointed, general rnanager of Domin- ion government terminal elevators at Fort William. Rev. Dr.. Thomas formerly Presbyterian minister .at Stouflville, Smith's Falls and Kamloops, B. C., and one of the heat kno'wn clergymen in Western Ontario, 'died at London, Ont. Lieut. Arthur Bishop, a graduate of Ridley College and 'the Royal Military College, -who tost Ms left First, cnmo two floats from tha Forulo Firo brigade, then tho Michel baud, followed by a full turn out of tho A aud 13 companies ot tho Koginient, and floats drawn by horses. Then the Ferula' Bxcolslor baud, with' the prize Shetland pony.1 ridilon by a hopeful young soldier In prospect. After these came the different societies, Italians, True Blues, and others, fol- lowed by tho girl brigade, the drill girls nndor command of Lieutenant Chas. O'Brien. The City Council and Mayor Uphill wore In Hue. and scores of beautifully decorated automobiles filled with passengers. A corps of boy clowns on bicycles, attracted much attention, as they twisted like a serpent in and about tho crowd. H. W.. Wood had the mo'st hand- somely decorated car in tho line, with a beautifully arranged floral decora- tion covering the tire carrier at the lar. The other cars were filled with the girl soldiers who afterwards went through an intricate drill on tho lawn. It took the greater part of an hour !o unload and pass the members of the big procession Into the grounds under arches of bunting and ever- green trimmings. On the grounds there were large platforms for dancing and for a min- strel programme renederod by the Coal .Creek Minstrel club. The natural contour of the grounds lent itself admirably to the scheme of arrangement. The dancing pavilion was situated in n natural ampitheatre, shaded by trees and surrounded by seats for spectators. Dancing began at six o'clock, and was kept up to the day after. Tables, which held 300 at one sit- ting, were kept loaded with a fine spread of tha best in the laud, from five to eight o'clock. These meals were furnished by Mr. and Mrs. Trites, and with the gift of the beau- tiful grounds free for the benefit of the Patriotic Fund, constituted the must magnanimous offering yet laid upon the altar of the Empire in this district. All the money goes to the Patriotic Fund, and is greatly appreciated by tho different societies that have been working continuously from the first of the year's .-war to raise funds for Red Cross, Belgian Relief and for the Patriotic Fund. There has been distributed in this district through the Fernle branch of the society. J34G1.00, up to the end of June. There lias been collected through the various societies a total of leaving a deficit of over Fcrnie and her district are proud ot the day's work. The Rebekab sis- ters are worthy of a'notice in this summary of a year's work. Thay have furnished every soldier who has gone to the front with a 400 of ttem, have made them- selves otherwise useful. The ladies of the I.O.D.B.. and those of the Red Cross have worked harmoniously in the good cause. The Red Cross So- ciety have prepared and shipped to Vancouver more than articles for hospital use and of socks for the BOldisrs in the field. They have rais- ed ?2000 in money. The ladies of the I.O.D.E. have also raised large sums, most of which has been handed to the Patriotic Society. IMPORT BEET SEED Military uoilege, who tost his left deuiitnuM _ eye in the recent dghting in Flanders to submit to and meet it through the with the Imperial Army, has recciv- tax sale. This is expensive and should ed an appointment to the staff of his be evaded if for no other-reason than T _ flip pvnrnsR Itiir, tnerfi mftnv "Oth- regiraent. Lieut. a nephew of .Major Reuben of St. Catharines. GERMANS LION FROM FIELD OF WATERLOO Vanderyelde, in a recent speech'said that -the Germans uad been destroying the monument on tlfe field of a lady, as she left Brussels, passed through Waterloo, and suv? the Genhans act- ually, taking the bronze lion, which has there for nearly a century, put ;ip ;hcre some little time after ttie famous victory. This lady -was able to speak to a German soldier at Waterloo, and she said to him, "Why are you talcing lion and he said, is made ot copper and bronze and we want to it for our shells." Is It not one of the ironies of his- tory (said Mme. that this lion, which the won- derful victory you all .know of, should now be melted ;down" to be 4ised for shell and guns to shoot upon us and our Allies? SMALL STANDING ARMY The United .States standing army nominally comprises men There are men of military age in the coualry. BC CVtlUCU ll IUI IIU UUUCl the expense hut there are er reasons why you should not com- pel a tax sale. W. D, L. Hardie, Mayor. Britain Makes It Potsible for U. S. to Get Supply Washington, D.C., Aug. tional assurances were received from Great Britain that importation of Ger- instt sugar-beet seed to. plant next year's American crop will be permit- ted as a result of informal negotia- tions by the State department. Each shipment will be considered by Bri- tish officials on its merits, and will not be molested if three conditions imposed by Great Britain are met. it must be shown tbat the seed is avail- able for purchase only in Germany; shipments must toe made.from neutral ports only; and there can be no ex- change of America.! commodities with the German exporter. Shipments that do not Fill any of these conditions will he stopped under the order in coun- cil. The agreement Is expected to give American sugar-beet fanners an ade- quate supply of seed, which is pro- duced only in Germany. BEARDS BARRED IN FRENCH ARMY Paris, Aug. official circular just issued advises the French troops that while moustaches arc desirable additions to a soldier's facial equip- ments, beards 'are not Either of these hirshute adornments are prefer- auie to Uie clean shave, it is pointed out, as the latter does not give a martial appearance. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE BDMCTJB ALEXANDER LAIRD, Gmen) Muttw JOHN AIRD. General V. C. BROWN. IwefiiiteBdeirt Central WMUra BamOm CAPITA RESERVE FUND, BANKING BY MAIL may be opened at every branch of The Canadian Bank of Commerce to be operated by mail, and will receive the careful attention as Is given to all other departments of the Bank's business. Money may be deposited or withdrawn in way uiuUctorily by a personal vUit to the Bank. WM Lethbridge Brwch R. T. Brymner, Mgi, We Cannot Contrpl the Law of Supply and Demand and thus sccurt tea at a fixed price but we can and will control the QUALITY of ___ "SALADA" For 23. years the Standard of Excellence in teas has been SALADA and come what may, it shall never deviate from that standard. BSI Ottawa, AUR. will never stop mo doing what 1 cpnsidor to be my staled Mr. A. Char- bonneau, a member of the Ottawa separate- school commission, who was today Ibrced to resign his posilivu vice-president and general manager oi a large wholesale liquor firm through pressure brought to bear on the di- rectors by opponents of regulation 17, which rceulnts the use of French in Ontario schools. The position was a most lucrative one. Mr. Charbon- neau's resignation is both favorably and unfavorably commented on in the capital. Threats of boycott were made by French-Canadian interests, and as ii result of Mr. Charboimcau's forced retirement counter-threats arc being made by'EnfJLisli firms. Jlr. Cliarbonncau is one of the com- missioners' appointed two weeks ago bv the Ontario government to take over the schools from the Ottawa separate school board, as a result of tho board's failure or refusal to ad- minister the.iscliools in accordance with the regulations. Mr. Charbonncau that nis only desire is to endeavor to arrange u settlement of the regrettable diffi- culties between the English ami Freuch-siicaking supporters of schools in Otlawa. mcmiiuis of the .French-Canadian Education association .met tonight under the chairmanship of Speaker Lamlry of the senate to discuss the local situation, and decided to carry, the school case to the highest courts. In preparing for an appeal to tho privy council Hollowing an expected adverse decision in the Ontario courts, the association has engaged Sir K. B. Finlay, 1C. C., one of the most eminent jurists in England, to fight the appeal. Initial stages of the battle against regulation 17 will ho heard in the supreme court of On- tario in Toronto on Thursday. COLD WEATHER IN IOWA Sioux City, la., Aug. tem- perature dropped to 41 hero this morning. Winter overcoats were worn and fires were started in iur- naces and grates.. Found, by Tommy Atkins--a cessqr to "Tipperary." It's the old tune "Are You the with brand new words that Tommy has set to it, to fit the occasion. It's the song all the men at the front are singing now. You'll find it, oc the August lift of new Vidtor Records, on sale today at any "His Mailer's Voice" Lots of other fine new records on fhis jirft. Come in today and hear .them whether you have a Vidlrola or not. Some of the ten-inch, double-aided Vldlor Records at An You die TV W.i in Snido'i Stole MyHuliM.id Up Your Ou Wonderful You For Me in ute Summertime Billy M..iy) .Billy 1781! Ju. F. Lyric Quirtil) A splendid new dance double-tided, The' Chi Medley Vidot'MiliHrj .CUM Tie Melody Foi Trol Victor Mililuy Bind j Some of the New Red Seal Records I. ;-Joha Vidlrola VI Wlli 15 no-inch, double.nldej Records your owti choice) S47.00 Sold on easy terms, if desired. Other VietroUi from to (on eny piymenli, if dwied) Mid ten-inch, douMe-iided Victor Records 90c (ot Ihe two telecbotu iny "His Voice" dealer's in Iowa eir in Write for tree copy of our 450- Muacil hunt onr 6000 Victor Recwk BERLINER GRAM-O-PHONE CO Lenoir Street, Montntri DCALCM t4 EVERY TOWN AND Vkter Rteordt-Muit in CamrJa-Pttroain ROM FiwfcOi tn.ue Mason Risch, Limited 21 WESTERN BRANCHES. i Jtrwt ;