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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 7, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGB DAILT HERAlfl FRIDAY, AUGUST She tferato _ DAILY AMD WEEKLY RATES delivered, per year WJJ Daily, by mail, per year 3.00 by mail, per year.... TELEPHONES Buifneas Office Editorial Office W. A. Buchanan _John Torr.r.ci Mssaains Director .HUM 1252 122-1 TEMPERANCE AND POLITICS II lias often, been said that the-ma- jority of advocates ot temperance leg- islation never' rote for principle; when it comes to a choice they pre- fer party. Liberal Leader Row ell, in Ontario, is undoubtedly'very strong- ly of this opinion, though he had a number of Temperance Conservatives supporting his policy on the platform In the recent campaign. Undoubted- ly HowellB "Abolish the Bar" policy could have been carried had all the professing temperance people sup- ported it. There is an agitation in Saskatche- wan for advanced temperance legisla- tion and the Hegina Leader, the chief journalistic supporter of the Liberal government there, discusses the tem- perance situation in this way. "The result of the elections in both Ontario and Manitoba must be to somewhat discourage Liberals who are inclined to favor temperance mea- sures from relying upon them. A strong temperance platform does not change the votes of leaders of the temperance party who are honored and looked upon as leaders, and there ifc no doubt that of tem- lirance'voters followed their leaders, ir J. A. M.AiMns, third like the Rev. Wellington Bridge- "ntah feet tBat they can consistently way. He accomplished the flight of vote' against a temperance platform miles in four hears and tfen min- when put forward by Liberals, and utes. P IICKED UP IN ASSING FOR THE BUSY MAN A. B. Stanton, an of the railway companies, fell down on elevator shaft at the Toronto Union station and was killed. Capt. -Miles Bateman, for years a schooner'captain on the great .lakes and later a farmer in Minto township, Jieci at Harriston, in his year. Dorothy Mildred Dewsberry, the 4 year-old child of Frank Dewsberry, Humber Bay. died after eating poison- ous berries. James Harris, of Detroit, who at- tempted to commit suicide by cutting his throat at Linden Beach, Cedar Creels while in a demented state of mind, died from his Injuries. On behalf of the Brantford Child- ren's Aid Society, its secretary, Mr. Oxford, has appealed to the provin- cial license" Department to know if under the law, a 'bell boy is deemed to -be bartender, and whether he has-the right to dispense, or carry liquor to the rooms of guests hotels. Today will see all Huron county 'dry." In North Huron ell licenses have already expired, and licenses of hotels in the: south and centre por- tions of the riding expired last night also, tne three. months' extension which had been given following the adoption of the Canada Temperance Act being up. The Norwegian aviator, Lieutenant Gran, who was a member of Scott's Antarctic expedition, made .a success- ful flight over the North Sea from a -1- and another lite B. L. Taylor, or a Croudln Bay, Aberdeenshire, Scotland landing at Klep, near Stavanger, Nor- The immigration' authorities at can support such a government as tliat Sir Eodmond RoMia, 'what is the use of ever expecting more than Guelph have been baffled in their a'handful of Conservative temperance effort to secure the deportation of a people in Saskatchewan being affect- Mrs. Dodson, and her three children, e3 bj the temperance legislation ot a. l T Liberal government? They will vote it anyway, and the govern- ment TrtlHose other rotes which it at present holds fay its strict impartial- ity. ___ ___ Sir J. A. M. Aitans is a man who takes a Sunday afternoon bible class fur-young men, and women. E. L'. Taylor is of the same ilk, and Hev. "Wellington Bridgeman is a Methodist tempefanca enthusiast. All oC these opeiuv and warmly supported the Conservatives in Manitoba, and the same Had ot thing happened in. pn- who went there fron been under, the care of a nurse. They have all four disappeared, and agents of the department are in Guelph searching for a clue as to their whereabouts. Frank Nelson, alias Abro, who with three others escaped from prison at Rochester while awaiting trial on a charge of fraud, mada a second un- successful dash for liberty. Nelson was arrested, -in Toronto a few weeks ago and taken back to Rochester. Nelson is a sprinter, and after break- K1HO. Ot tiling ui yii tarlo lira. Nellie McClung jail wandered back to Toronto, lor tne Liberal party, but were therej and was apprehended in a boarding a hundred knojoi Conservative tern- house, perance people in either province who voted against their party on the tem- perance issue? We can only judge by those 5a the limelight and the re- sult is not encouraging. "It. is far otherwise with the liquor element. It is well organized, and-it Is strong. It has no party leanings; it throws its strength where- it will do the most good. At present, while it has not been actually hostile to the governments, it has leanings to the Conservative opposition in this province, whose organs it supports COMPANY WILL PLACE GUARDS ON BRIDGE BUILDINGS ARMED AND Toronto, Aug. llruvlul-c, v.uuac uiQdua ib iuluuyu, "115. I. UIIHG with its advertisements, and' who in I ficance is attached to ths news that turn, fthile professing temperance sn attunpt was made within the last pim-nles like J. A. II. Aikins and NEWS OF WAR FROM SPECIAL EDITION ISSUED THIS MORNING NINETEEN GERMAN WARSHIPS WERE SUNK LONDON, AUG. ADMIRALTY ANNOUNCED THAT BRITISH COAST- WISE SHIPPING ON THE EAST COAST IS NOW SAFE, BECAUSE THE BRITIhH FLEET HAS ENGAGEDJTHE GERMANS ON THE HIGH SEAS AND THh GERMAN FLEET IS NOW BEING CHASED TOWARD THE COAST OF HOLLAND-KLatest Bulletin received by Herald at 8.45.) NINETEEN GERMAN WARSHIPS REPORTED SUNK London, Aug. was announced here at 1.45 this morning that the British fleet has engaged the German ships on the high seas. According to one report the Germans arc being driven towards the coast of Holland under the terrific rain of tons of shot and shell from the big guns of Sir John Jellico's battleships. The many persistent circumstantial reports of the naval Bght suggest that the ru- mor has a basis of truth. Incoming fishing boats brought the first cohesive stories of fighting to Lowestoft. The fishermen said they had seen a lively scrap between two de- stroyers. After that there was a succession of reporfs from east coast towns that ord- ers had been issued for the preparation of hospitals. A ship owner at Whitby has announced that he has been informed that a great battle has been fought and 19 German warships have been sunk. The people of Hull, Grimsby and Harwich are convinced of the truth of this reported battle and have been straining their eyes seaward but have seen nothing. There is great excitement all along the east coast, Kirkwall reports prolonged firing to the eastward. The Orkneys and Kirkaldy make similar reports and say that the firing appeared to be off the Firth of Forth. London, Aug. Spencer Churchill, First Lord of the British Admiralty, announced in the House of Commons that there had been no fight- ing and no-losses of any kind other than had already been officially made publia. London, Aug. trawler reports having seen British warships chasing and firing on German torpedo boats off the Suffolk coast. Kepoiib are continually being received from var- ious points on the northeastern coast of England and Scotland telling of the sound of firing of heavy guns and some wouiided. Both English and Germans have been brought ashore at Har- wich. It is assumed that the fleets are nearing each other and that scoutships or cruisers have had occasional brushes. FLEETS ENGAGED GERMANS LOSING London, Aug. British fleet has engaged the German fleet on the high seas. The Bri- tish warships are reported to be driving the Germans toward the Dutch coast. FIRST BRITISH LOSS REPORTED London, Aug. Admiralty report says that the British cruiser Amphion was sunk this morning by striking a mine. Paymaster J. T. Gedge and 130 men were lost. The captain, 16 officers and 135 men were saved. A previous report said that the German-mine layer Koenigen Louise had probably placed some mines before she was sunk by the British torpedo boat Lance. The Amphion was a light cruiser of 3440 tons. She was attached to the third destroyer fleet under Captain Cecil H. Fox, commanding officer. Her regular complement was 292 men. She was commissioned in April, 1913.', BRITISH STEAMER'DESTROYED BY MINE Antwerp', Aug. was reported here today that the British tank steamer San Wilfredo, of 928 tons, which arrived at Hamburg from New Orleans, July 29, and was on her return voy- age, had been destroyed by a" mine off -Cuxhaven, Germany. ANOTHER Constantinople, Aug. British steamer Craigforth, of 1842 tons, was beached here today after striking a mine. ''...J. i 250 WOUNDED BROUGHT IN ccnflrm-tion, nor is such an appoint- Hull, Eng., Aug. hospital authorities here today received orders to prepare to receive' While Gen. Lessardis; 250 persons wounded in the North Sea engagement. Shipping firms have been informed that the east coast is now clear from Hull to London. Coastwise sendees have been resumed and fishing vessels are free to proceed to Iceland. New Fall Coatings Blanket Cloths; Curls, Plushes and Mackinaws. Dress Goods and Suitings Heavy Plaid Skirtings, Honeycomb Suitings. Dress Silks and Trimming Silks Pretty Brocades, Rich Dresdens and Balcan Vest- Linens and Staples Sheetings, Pillow Cottons, Nainsooks, Embroid- ery Linens, Towels, Sheets and PiUo-.v SHpi, also a very fine assortment of Striped Flannelettes, Fall Suits and Coats The first shipment of our Fall GarmentsJs here. Styles and values are right Suits Goats to A Complete New Stock of Sweater Coats for Women, Boys and Jersey Dresses, in fact everything in Knitted.Goods for fall wear Ik Simpson Co., Limited Ottawa, Aug. sent out ENGLAND IIES OVER London, Aug. order to irisuro a .reasonable price bread, the lor active service are without official mill in the i __- i. it is not believed the necessaifes-jOt an excellent soldier, his active ser-1 eggs. vice experience has..hem-Confined thorough has: been-the. handling ily to one arm. service, -CHV- Q( food supply that London to- t'h2 present will (jay lias' 750 -tons' more than ycstcr- not play' the important part that it day. p.ficen ships Were discharging did in South Africa. Nor is it likely foodstuffs a-t the London; deck this tint Col. Sjm Hujhis will command, morning. There; were: eight vessels While'wiiiinf atidTUXjstU' to; waiting at Oravcsend. They were not colle-gves that'-he cannot be intended tor London but they will sprrcdlftpm the militia office at the discharge here. One ot them was in- i present time, when experience and tended for Bremen. miliari'ty with the organization oi Britain everywhere Is picking up at the are necessary. H. E. H. cea, food ships ot the enemy.' lie- New Aug. Progresso, ,an Italian newspaper of Jhis city, says today that it has j Canadian "di- JntenBtorregarding received a cable despatch from Rome to the effect that it has been officially announced there j vis cn. He is rated as one ot Bri- Of the French capitai.'It.is not in-: that Italy's answer to the will remain neutral. i tain. ITALY ABSOLUTELY REFUSES TO LET KAISER DO THE ttCTAUG i his tribe, are careful to knock every temperance proposal from the Liberal tidfi. "Of course principle should come before party, and a party that IB sin- cere should be prepared to put its principles before votes, but should any party with a mission to fulfil de- liberately commit suicide aiifl tilace Ha opponents in o.a one issue, knowing full well that even on this particular issue the other party will ehow the cloven hoof, because it has, always fceen when to power closely illird immediately. Bridges ami all associated with the liquor interests." !he more important build- dian Northern railway train by dy- namite. The attempt occurred at Folding station near Parry. Sound on the road to Winnipeg. Dynamite in a suf- ficient quantity to blow up a train was placed on the track. It was re- movt-d in time and the danger avert- ed. As a result of this attempt the Canaobn Xorthern lints are to be guarded -V.y armed nuti in the com- pany's employ. Application has lesn! made to the military authorities hsre for arms and ammunition to fcc sup- plir-d immediately. Bridges and all ITALY'S REPLY TO GERMANY Paris, Aiig. has replied lo Germany's ultimatum with a statement that Germany FOJ t was the aggressor in the conflict with England and sees no necessity for altering her decision to w 11 remain neutral, according to a Rome despatch received by .a agency here today. ITALY WILL JOIN ENTENTE New York, Aug from London state that persisient rumors from Rome are to the effect that Italy has joined England, France and Russia against Germany and Austria. eating his present position. No ap- et yet been made, but in a few davs. probably com- Ger.cr mand the cavalry. Col. Eeitimus Dennison is looked the food scarcity in Paris. ELBE CAPTURED Falmouth, England, Aug. German steamer -Elbe was captured off Falmouth afternoon, and The Motherland Will Accept Canada's Army Ottawa, Aug. British Government has formally accepied Canada's offer to send an army division lo her assistarice. This means that one and perhaps more Canadian contingents; u will go. It is probable that the Canadians will be held.for a fortnight in England for additional onjn training before being sent to the continent. niuch as the Tory temperance 'ele- ment. Party is always stronger than temperance principle anyway. Rule Britannia! What Britain dares she does. associated1 with the liquor -e d unte mat the Leader says ,s the cold aa soon'as e .jipmcnt is iss. burnt truth, but it applies to the Lib-i oral temperance element, iust as It is understood that similar pre- cautions are being taken cn all the other lines in An oath sim- ilar to the cath of allegiance is be- ing administered to the guards and only the most trusted employees of each company are being placed on duty. ARRESTED GEBMAN CORRESPONDENT London, Aug. Har-splehn, London correspondent of the Wolff's Telegraphic bureau, the German demi- official news agency, was arrested here this morning. SWISS. NEUTRALITY NOT VIOLATED Berlin (via Amsterdam and Aug. Is no truth in the re- ported violation of the neutrality or Switzerland.-' It has noi'occtirreu nor Is lt_.contemplated. The Swiss government has received, according to a government announce- ment, an official aiturance to this ef- fect WILLEHAD BRITISH PRIZE Ottawa, Ont., Aug. telegram Tb6 German fleet is on the run.' 'Thwe cheera for the Red, White led Blue! -u'olxnly will envy the or Poittful William today. "HMfU of Iron" are carrying oat )Ka traditions of "Hearts of Oak." cannof, have too much of the flaf.these dayi. Let every one who oat unfurl it SAILING CANCELLED I U. S.. WATCHING ________ _ Aug. Leland line Washington, D.C., Aug. bat- Srom Halifax to the Minister of Rail-1 steamer Caledonian, which was tOjtleshlp Vaterland has orders to watch ways states that a British cruiser is have Bailed for New Sunday, Vaterlar.d until it is coming to Halifax with a German ves- todoay cancelled her sailing.' The Am-j v This is probably the Willehad, erican liner Philadelphia sailed from j determineu whether her load of reser- cleared the port of Montreat-oa Queenstown at 3.49 o'clock vista or munitions of war, if any ara noon lor New York. i aboard, violate the neutrality laws. which cl Saturday. GUARDING SOO CANALS Port Arthur, Ont, Aug. The canals on the United States side.of1 Sault Ste. Marie are being guarded by American troops who constantly pat-' rol the wails. Canadian militia men guard the Canadian locks. i GERMAN LINERS TAKEN London, Aug. Hamburg-Am- erican line steamers K.ron Prliszeesln Cecllle and the Prtqz Adalbert, lying at the seaport of Falmouth, .England, have been BeUeii -by (.be government. The British cruiser Diana today j brought tho German, schooner Else from Rio Gmndo Into FjUmnuth, BRITAIN GETS WHEAT The Cunard line steamer Carmania and tho British steamer Kumerio, the latter -with a cargo of wheat from Gal- j veston for Germany, arrived here to-; day escorted by a cruiser. Spend Your Vacation at Waterton Lakes Southern Alberta's famous Summer Resort, 18 miles of Navigable Water for Launches and Row Boats Good Trout Rates and Fishing per day Additional accommodation at the new Lake Hotel Stage leaves King Edward Hotel at Pin- cher Creek every morning for the Lakes. upcn'l-y m ny millt-ry men as likely brought into port by a British prize t-3 command the Canadian division, crew. Cri Denniscri co'.ncs Irom ,a well Inown liilitary has had FIGHT FRAMING DP a s lendld esreriencs in active, ser- Buenos Ayres, Aug. British vice. In South Africa he saw service! cruiser Glasgow and the German at PaarV'erg Poplar Grove, Drei-! cruiser Bremen were sighted off the ......'Ion the Brazilian coast today. 'A battle be- tween the two warships is believed likely today. The Brazilian govern, and ivaval depart- niGnt has hurried tlifj scout cruissrs L it is known that mo- Rio Grande, Dosul and Bahala to San- hilizntion is going on smoothly.' tos to preserve the natlorts neutrality. A strict censor-of all news Is now The Trademark is Your Safeguard Ask for Blue Ribbon and make sure you get it. It stands for "the highest grade of tea. lind Advertisement with 25 centi lo Blue Bibjion, Winnipeg, for the Blue Ribbon CoaK Book. The oeek book ftr In Wettern Writ, name rttnn ;