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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 10, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta FACE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD TUESDAY, AUGUST 10, letbbrfbse Tfoeralb aiUerta OAIUY AND WEEKLY. SUBSCRIPTION RATE3: Daily, dellverM, per year..... M-JJ Dally, by mall, per yoar....... to mail, per W TELEPHONES; JBBBlnesa OHlca Kdltorlil OIBco 1W3 122J W. A. Buchanan John Torranw snaKinjj Director Busines. Manager ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR According to yesterday's dispatches the Russians have succeeded in pre- venting the Germans from developing their movements to the north of War- saw to take Riga, the Baltic seaport, and the Germans seem to have aban- doned that attempt. It is not yet cer- tain just what the position of the re- treating army of the Russians is, but dispatches continue to indicate that ihe bulk of the army is safely away from the captured city of Warsaw. The Russians have rejected as "un- worthy of consideration an offer of peace" from the Germans, and thtir intention is to pursue tie struggle to the finish. The Allies are awaiting with keen interest now for indications of Ger- many's nest move. Many think that the Balkans and the Dardanelles will be the scene of the nest struggle, where Germany raav mase an effort to link up .with Turkey before the Allies have forced the passage to the Black Sea. The Ulies have been making tremendous efforts to align the Balkan .powers against the Teutons, and their aid at this particular-stage .of the game would be immensely valuable as block- ins Germany's plans. There is a statement that Italy niay send a large body of troops to aid the Allies either in the Dardanelles or on the front in France. There is no confirmation of this, however. -The. removal of all .restrictions in Canada on recruiting is an indication of how the authorities "are beginning to realize that Canada is realiy at war, and the necessity of all encour- agement for enlistment. LOANS JO ;AID THE FARMER Agricultural credit is already a matter of much, concern to gqvern- nients and-farmers; but it will come more so as the years go by. It is destined to be a live question for the farmer is demanding cheaper money and he must have it it agri- culture is to prosper. This problem is not confined to one country, but it is rworlu-.wide in its necessity. It has been prominently 'before the Canad- ian people in recent ye-zre but not any more so than it has been prominently before the .people of the United States. A few years ago ftoth conn- tries sent, representatives to Europe to 'study the land credit and banking systems in vogue there, and since tieir return the quwtion has taken a foremost place in economic discus- sions. We read thai without waiting fos congress to enact rural credits legis- lation farmers in the middle Treat of the United States have worked out three effective plans of obtaining loans at lower rates of interest and on more satisfactory ing to" Information made public by the United States department oJ-agri- cultnre. Prof. C. ;w: Thompson, specialist in rural organization work ln-the depart- ment, is familiarizing farmers', organr ixauonb m VrfTiufis part" of tha conn try with the practical results accom- plished in such states as Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota. Under the first plan the fanner de- siring a loan agreed that the 'hanker should buy the dairy stock for which he wanted the loan. The .banker sold tile stock to the fanner at actual cost. Tie banker who made the loan was thus certain that it was Used for pro- ductive improvements, which would enable the borrower to repay the lean. Under the second plan, additional security was supplied by having a number of farmers collectively assume a certain guarantee given by the farmers 'under the agreement. Under the third plan, the guarantee is furnished the bankers, not ty the farmers themselves, but outside interests. Local business men who are interested in the general improve- ment of their section of the country subscribe a "part of the money .ad yanced .to the fanners as a guarantet to the banks ;against loss. The last'plan was adopted, with considerable success in Ashland, Wis., and Duuith, .Minn., Prof. Thompson said. The .third party .consisted of local business .men, who realized their common interest: with the farm- ers in the general improvement ol agricultural conditions in their terri tofy- One agreement was made foe tween thf farmers and trustees ap foluted by bunlwn and another agree- ment between trusses null business nen. The business men of.Duluth scrihwl 25 per twit. o( tho funds oaned, with Uie understanding tllnl :ho money was to be a guarantee fund to protect the buukcrb. In tills way tho bankers were guaranteed against loss. The first purchase mailo under tills pltm In northwest Wisconsin Included several carloads of live stock, the tin- ranees from the bunks amounting to Tho farmers signed a contract, agreeing to repay the loan in three years with interest at 7 per cent. They agreed to sell tho milk, creiim jixl butter, and to pay each month halt iho returns, with n provision that the amount paid per cow should lot be less than per month. The arrows agreed to breed the cows. A chattel mortgage was given on the cows purchased and additional siocii secured previously. The farmers agreed that the cows should be pur- chased persons designated by the trustees. Usually experts from the state agricultural colleges were desig- nated.. The business men of Duluth follow- ed the plan Revised by the Ashland business men pretty generally. The ron Hlver Mutual Live Stock associa- ion in the upper peninsula of Michi- gan is meeting with success in its efforts. According to information made pub- ic by the department of agriculture, he first plan has worked out in cer- ain localities in North Dakota so well hat the farmer has been able to bor- row money on his personal note at S ner cent, at a time when the usual rate in -his vicinity varied from 10 to 2-per ceJit- The security given by the farmers. _'rof. Thompson says In discussing hat plan, is not different from that jrdinarily required. Those furnishing he funds also buy the live stock, usually under the advice of. dairy cuiiiiected with the state or federal government. The stock is sold to the farmers at actual cost plus certain percentage, say 2- per cent., o cover incidental expenses. The lender takes in payment the armer's personal note with or with- out indorsement, or with mortgage security on the stock purchased. The Duluth plan, it will 'be observ- is very much similar to the plan adopted by the' Lethbridge Board of Trade to assist our farmers to get nto mixed farming. All these schemes are experimental font from them is certain to develop legislation that will )e widespread in its application and that will ultimately solve one of the chief problems worrying the farmer. BlUMilXtt IT AUST1HAN BATTJiKIES IN BIG 1WIVK ON WAKSAW Bringing a mortar into position on the Warsaw front where the Austro Germans have recently made progress. IICKEDUPIN ASSING FOR THB BUSY MAN Rer. Joan Scrimger, principal oi the Montreal Presbyterian college, is dead. Reply Ministers Agricultural and Normal School Resolutions something will certainly have to be 10 Replies have been recsivsa.-by G. H. -Marnoch, president of the Board of Another strike of 2000 men in the Trade, from J. R. Boyle, minister Reminston Arms plant at llion, N. EUucation for Alberta, and Duncan Y., luTs been satisfactorily- settled, j Marshall, minister of Agriculture, re- Ex-President Roosevelt has been in- i ganiing the resolutions asking for the vited to visit the Toronto exposition I establishment of a Normal school .in in September. j Lethbridge, and an Agricultural _ iBrc phjoarn school in the south, pasred by the pub- rank' oi major in the Canadian mil- itia. 'done to give the boys accommodation. "I note also what you say with re- gard to short course schools, and will bear your recommendations and re- quests in mind, when I am locating short course schools for next winter. "So far as the Normfil school is concerned, of course that is a matter entirely for the department of Educa- tion. I am, Yours very truly, "DUNCAN -MARSHALL, "Minister of Agriculture." An enquiry has been ordered into ____ ____ ______________ the wreck oi the freighter Alexandra, j you, Mr. a. ij which- went ashore off .Sparboro, near jjardie, mayor of Lethbridge, anil on Lake Ontario. H. A. JlcKillon, chairman of the Regarding tlie iS'oniial school, Hon. Mr. BoySe writes as follows: "Dear Sir, The communication of July '2 OUR POINT OF VIEW Two Orangevilte, youths who wanted to enlist, stole bicycles and j rode to Tocanto. They were arrested land SL-nt back home. j. The body oi Thos-.-Ward, a tuber- j cular natieat, '-was found" in the Bow 'River'at Calaary on Saturday. He j is believed to have takea his own liie. Robert Hall, former Liberal M.P. for West peterboro, was struck by an automobile in Toronto last week, and is in a serious condition. Board of Education, has come to my attention upoa. my return to the city, having been absent for some days. It is now too late to accept your invita- tion to be present at the public meet- "With respect to the question of an- other Normal school, I may say that this matter wag brought to my atten- tion nearly a year ago by Mr. AY. A. Buchanan, M.P., he strongly urging New Naval Medal is Sanctioned London, Aug. George has sanctioned the establishment of a me- dal to bn known, as the Naval Gener- al Service Medal. This will be award- ed for service in minor naval warlike operations, whether in the 'nature oi belligerency or ol police duty, which may be considered ol suflicient im- portance to justify the oi a Fashions Change But it is nhvays iii the best of taste to 'serve......... BLUER1BBON TEA It is the chosen lea for all occasions in thousands of Western homes. Sent! this Advertisement with 25 cents to Blue Ribbon, Limited, for the Blue Ribbon Cook Book.. Write name and address plainly. THRILLING DUEL IN VIC- TORY AT LIGHTNING SPEED to glide helplessly. The propeller bad almost Stopped. This meant vic- tory, and wo descended -almost ver- tically to "bug We executed a1 splendid orb move- ment, and Albatross, which liad stopped. The two Ger- mans threw up their'hands, They were prisoners, arid some of our sol- diers hastened from it 'neighboring village, and tooit them away. Juy head whirled; my heart leaped. 1 could have wept [or- joy, as t re- alized that we bud actually brought down an a common, carbine. Cheriils has re- ceived from a French lieutenant, who wnc formerly a Cavalryman and is now an aviator, s. thrilling account of an aerial combat which resulted in the destruction of 'a German Albat- ross machine by an airman flying a AJorane'-Liore. The principal passages of the narratlve'are as follows: We. sedulously searched the sky, ..nd presently I .perceived, a long way off, a tiny speck that aeroplane. Was it French or German? We changed our direction to go in pur- suit" of the kittle speck. We 'remained in the French lines, which wf.s'so'much the better, since, if we succeeded in. bringing down the coveted game, we should be able to descend and "bag" it. "Aviatik! After a swift chase we came near portance to justuy the award of a enough to jdentify the aeroplane as aj medal in cases where no other medal GerjuaiVDipiane. Leaning towards the! would be appropriate. 16 is stated j n t r shonted Ho heard that these medals wi.l be; awarded d g nodded affirmatively.! PREMIER NORRIS' MESSAGE Brandon, Man., Hug. for a message to. .the peo'ple, Premier N'orris said: "The spirit of the times, demands clean administration of pub- lic affairs, and the people have not only expressed their demand for a clean for legisla- tion more in line with the spirit of a progressive democracy. "With regard to the parliament buildings scandal, there is nothing that' can alter the determination of. the government to' take any civil or criminal proceedings that may be found necessary.- The people may rest assured that as little time as possible shall elapse before placing on the statute hooks tho legislative reforms incorporated in the Liberal platform." Ing Toronto 'Saturday Night, a purely ndependent paper, freely criticizing both political parties as the occasion offers, scores the McBride govern- ment in British Columbia in the fol- lowing language: As an example of sordid political corruption, it would be hard to find a Parallel for that of British people owned and could lay hands on has been debauched and stolen and squandered- Is it any -wonder that for yearsVfaack such centres as Van- couver and Victoria havp been the abiding place, government sane- ion, of the thugs and thieves of financed ,The British Columbia gov- ernment njot only looked with kindly eye .upon the financial buccaneering methods of such concerns as the Do- minion'Trust, the Albion Trust, the the National Mercantile and many more of the of which even under ihe 'natronage" of membars of that deliberately turned their hacks upon lagract breaches of the common law. If .ever-a country needed a new ilrth politically, it is Canada's beau- tiful Pacific province. Its natural re- sburcssifar e.iceed those of any other of Canada, but it has been Violated utsuied yohd-'tbe limit of endurance, and if it Is to, there must be a new1 deck; and a new deal. the claims of Lethbridge for recogni- r- _____ _- It is stated taat Arnie Benard, IbervUle, one at the firo .t that -we had sufficient accommodation of the students offering ships employed in the .operations for the suppression of traffic'.in arms the Arabian and, Eers____ Gulf between October 1900 and Au- gust 1, 1914. SERBIAN ARMY BETTER EQUIPPED THAN EVER Chron- icle's Nish correspo'nat-nf writes; "Serbia has now completely recov- ered. Since April- 1 last her lime army, in fine fettle and perhaps bet- .LUCJ.IUIC, take care or tne stuaenis onermg lives elected in will be fche teachin- profession, but that equipped than ever before has fered the leadership Cooserva- Lf becam- neceBsary to establish P massed around her frontiers, tive party there. j third the Claims Rev. Robert. Pearson the popular Lethbridge ,be due sccreiary pi-the has beea ofiered a conimission in the new infantn1 regiment to tie raised there. "akelihonrt of a third 'Normal school American farmers, millers and fe In the near future is grain exporters made nearly 5100- g fa fc th honor to pioW the hrst year o the Sen-ant, war. The cotton frrowers and ex- _ aiuoreitiuii. "I may say that this does not seem to be'a period of> expansion, and the porters lost over Capt. -I. D. Gunn, manager of the National Trust Co. at Saskatoon, "J. R. EOYL.E, "Minister of Education." The Agricultural .School Regarding the Agricultural school, writes as fol- courtof apat at the a. Tot 53. represented St. "Dea hve your letter of fontre'iris J-y enclosing memorandum of He at one time resolutions passed at your meeting, James division, which I have read carefully ocommon dropped a light-' are aware of ed lamp when she was irightencd by I done m the way of establishmg any a burglar, and the resulting fire burn- more schoms during tue present year, ed her tib- children to death. The; but if the attendance at our schools burslar was exonerated by a coron- during the coming winter as large er's jury oi responsibility las pro pert would now ,ndiu.te. ROUMANIA SPENDS MONEY ON ARMY Paris, Aug. Bucharest, V correspondent .of the Petit.Parisien sends the .following dis- patch, dated August'5, and delayed in transmission 'The 'Cabinet "has appro-red the new extraordinary credit of 000 francs for military purposes. The Roumanian minister at Paris has been called to Bucharest for consultation." OIL LETTS LYE EATS DIRT" lade for ..............-_......-- TORNADO NEAR .ERIE, PA. that these medals wi.l be awarded hjg nodded affirmatively. E Pa Aug.. Greek. to the ofiicers and men of the fpl( ,oy> t east of.Erie, .was hit ny tornado and cloudburst, early to- day, according to an appeal for heln received here1 tins morning.' Property estimated at many thousands of dol- lars is reported to have been blown or washed away. Relief was sent from here. No fatalities have beea 7-1 leit lyna wun joy. I Quickly, preparations were m JrS a "little scrap in the air." ready to take up arms, if called upon, Soon- the fighting began. 1 cannot say at what distance we were. A j hundred or a hu'ndred and fifty yards, perhaps. It was an impressive moment. I felt my heart beat faster, and a sen- sation'of complete confidence pervaH- ed my. n'hoie system; The enemy avion was now on our right a little below us. Tho wind from the propeller had a tendency to cause my carbine to deviate, and I had to hold-It very firmly. The German machine, which was a ready to iaKe UD miua, u uiiiivu i at any point 'Yet so for: nlar-talled seemed to ap- skirmiBhes in Albania, she Ws straek no blow, nor has any big Mow been dealt her." JIAKING NEW LEGS FOB-SOLDIEKS jroach us at lightning speed, and I wondered whether we should collide. Colliiion Averted Instantihepu'sly my pilot sent our Morane'upwards, and" the enemy pass- ed, like a hurricane, immediately un- der us. The was next on our eft, forty -metres distant. Af- ter firing if. nuickly reloaded. Once again the two approached each other at a terrific speed. At the end'of my guidon, I could distinguish the German pilot's head. A jolt oc- curred, after which I could no longer see It re-appeared pre- sently, aud I fired.. were still above the Boche. For the first, time, the German observer appeared. I clearly realized that he was about .to fire, and then heard the nojse of .their, Well-known .'machine- guns. By. a. marvellously cool wing- movement my pilot shot .his aeroplane almost vertically up-vards Soon the upner plane of the Albatross inter- posed itseif liko a screen I hdd just fired, when the Albatross passed over u scarcelv three jards away. There was a flash, and l-lean: ed quick] to the left The enemy was once more.upon us at meteoric speed Bang' I potted re I peatedly, as when game shooting Suddenly, my pilot rajned aa arm in the air and veiled something Ij not Tefram from a ihout of trl umph The enemy avion dropped m a mannci Bearing on the lett wing, it seemed Then GET WHAT YOU WANT By i DONALDSON LINE ThePopulirScotdl UM V.OW Serrice MISSANABIE (New) Sept. 4 METAGAMA (New) ..Sept 11 MISSANA8IE Oet 9 METAQAMA (New) ..Oct MISSANABIE ..Nov 13 METAGAMA (New) ..Nov. 20 For full psirtieularf ipply to any or Steamihlp Agent or W. C. CASEY, General Agent 210 Portage Ave. Winnipeg THE CANADIAN BANE OF COMMERCE BAS OWTALtlB SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES. LOME roam Turning out artificial lirnbi at factory .a ll.o Old Cjattir; Wife, Title DeedB, Mortgages, In-unmco or valuables in one of these Lethbridge Branch R. T. Brynwer, Mgt. ;