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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 12, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta B PAGE FOUR THE UnilBRinC.E DAILY HERALD SATURDAY, letbbciboe "beralb letbbrtboc, Blberta DAILY AND WEEKLY SubsetIption delivered, per week Dally, delivered, per year Diily, by mail, per year tWeekiy, by mail, per year 100 .11.00 TELEPHONES Bualnass Offico Editorial Office VV. A. Buchanan John Torrance Managing Director Business Manager 1252 1234 13atB5 of expiry of subscriptions ap- pear daily on address label. Accept- BBce of papers after expiration date is our authority to continue the sub- scription. Your King and Country need you ;flflht now! has THE PROGRESS WAR new offensive of tho started, bringing still further pressure to tear the sorely beset Teutonic powers. This time it is the long ex-( peeled move of the allied forces from! Oct. 12. Twcnty-olght days from tho time Iho last vote is yust until (ho world knows the result. Twenty-eight rtaya Cor ballot juggling, with "Soapy" Welsh of 'Vancouver, Ihu man who couldn't remain in Vancouver as Con servutivQ candidate bemuse of dis closures in ,school hoard matters, to play the rolo of chief juggler extraor- dinary. Tho Vancouver Sun sixes up these Bowser tactics about right when It says: "What we would call attention to is the state of affairs which is bound to ensue in this prov- ince unless this whoht outrageous pro- gramme-is radically changed. On Sep- tember 14th, the results of the general election hi British Columbia will OH known the world over. The changes are. the certainty is. Unit the Bowser government will go down to crushing lefeat. A month must then elapse fore the result of the soldiers' voting, which was concluded on the same day as the provincial can be made mown. This in itself will prove in- clerable- It is nothing, however, com- pared with lhe condition that will fol- ow should it be announced at the end of a month that the discreditable meth- ods and unscrupulous manipulation the oldiors' vote has heeu made to reverse he verdict of the people of the prov- nee. We say this with all possible especi and admiration for our men m military duty, but with the utmost ieiestation of Hie manner in which hey are being mishandled in the sac- red name of patriotism. Will the electorate of British Co- Bob Roger's Phoenix Proves a Costly One F.. C. Ottawa, Aug. time last February, after (ire had destroyed the Parliament Buildings; the Honourable Hob Rogers made a hit by pulling the old rhetorical bromide that they would rise like the Phueutx from the ashes., The idea was circulated and gained wide credence that tho Phoenix would i take perhaps one year, or most! two years, to rise, and that! Parlia- ment would be back'in its.old home early in .tins. ix would present the same old chaste unruffled calm. The Committee ou Phoenixes was very tender toward this plan, wlfich was both economical and effective, and the Liberal members of com- mittee wore especially pleased that they had been invited in to take part in a purely national undertaking from whicli party politics would .he i tho recreation.of u line roomy Phoenix with contractor the ton-market price for any old junk that ho cares to use u plant, not to montlon his eight po pent, profit on an unlimited expend iuro. There is no tolling just hot fur these bird fanciers will go. All of which is to say that we have seen the last of our beautiful oh Phoo'iix on Parliament Hill. It wll not rise from its ashes. We siml have instead a now Phoenix whtcl will coat a lot more money, a PI that will eat millions till its eyes biilgu. Tho feed bill for our Phoenix for the next t'ow years will keep us [lumping, because a young growing Phoenix always eats more than ono intti ima attained maturity. As If that wero not bad enough, stories been deliberately set i Inmbfa. by and large, tamely accept the Salomki m Greece against the Bulgar- newg that their considered verdict on ians. At Doiran, forty miles north- the spot, their determination careful- west of the Greek port the allies have arrived at to rid British Columbia attacked the Bulgarians along a wide I lhe lnst vestige, Bowserism has front; gaining some ground and baen set at the By the same token; a non-partisan I which would adequately which cast discredit on the committee withft'he usnai majority of' represent the dignity of Canada -at; a> it had the pip the Conservatives, was appointed-1 to as- great self-governing state. Their Idea f blind staggers, and other ailniouts sist the Honourable Bob la liis patriu-lwas that the Phoenix would he re- jin0wn to Phoenixes. And yet it was tie effort to Phoenix to rise stored as cheaply aa might be. con; a. sturdy old Phoonlx, plenty of life on time. It was thought that the! ststeiit with good work and that this jn even now, if what the' Ottawa Phoenix would make a good job of' country would not be burdened with j qprrespondeats say be true. For o_v early rising because it would be the j extravagant expenditures at a tJmo ample, there was "the new firo proof old Phoenix with extensive repairs and when it was groaning under taxes modern alterations tnat would risa. j which were the outcome of our war and not a new Phoenix that have to be created from the up. The Phoenix as our readers will re-i and the legislators had scattered, member, was not entirely destroyed things began to happen which robued._ by the flames. The tail of the Phoenix of their dream. The Liberal" that is to say. the Parliamentary U- members of the Committee found that .they were not being consulted as much as they might be. Several, au- topsies on the Phoenix were held at would j obligations. ground i This happy slate of mind lasted all j session, but after the session was over j part of the venerable bird, was left practically unscathed. The neck and crest of the classic fowl, that Is 10 say. the central tower, would have to be replaced, but the architect's report wing, the west whig, the liver wing, so to speak of the venerable bird. The Phoenix destroyers couldn't pull that wing apart, they had to blast it with dynamite. II, F. Gadsuy. If. F. A. which no Liberal members were pres-j cfit. Among others the lion. Charles: The question of recruiting a United -ing heavy losses. The fighting is con- tinuing. The spectacular offensive of the Italians is also sweeping along. Be- yond Gorizia, and towards Trieste tha Italians are clearing the valleys of the fleeing and are pushing ad- vantages at other points on the front. The chief progress of the Russians at present is in Galicia where twojf flanks of the enemy have been over- lapped, and where the Czar's troops gradually consolidating their gains to make the final drive into Lemberg. Substantial progress on the British and French fronts continued. Soapy'- Welsh and the discredited gang! of conspirators who are seconding Murphy decided he was not want- Farmers of America battalion was oiiv. was that the walls were good enough ed and dropped out accordingly. It ,t P01iferenpp in KW to keep with a little strengthening, became plainer and plainer that the raibett at the conference m King hM- iion. Bob was intending to handle, tile Phoenix all by himself. This was his; chance to spend money. Ke wasn't going to let Sam have all and that altogether about twq'm dollars worth of the Phoenix was left standing, which would take about three or four million dollars to re- his i after which the old Phoenix of throwing millions to- the RICKED UP IN SSINGCHZI FOR THE BUSY MAN MUST WE ACCEPT SIR SAM ON FAITH? There are those TOO hold that Sir Sam Hughes is a sublime mortal who make a mistake, and that those who would dare to criticize him and put him in the "human" class should he convicted of treason and shot forth- with. We are; told that. Sir Sam accom- plishes things; h'syj raised and equipped an army of and hav- ing accomplished so much there is no room for criticism. We are told be- sides that this is no time for criticism. But bettar men than Sir Sam Hughes was, or ever will be, have been cnticind and hare been in two years from higher pcai tioni than Sir Sam holds. It is noth- ing but foolish sentiment or blind par- _ to sit back and see costly mis- takes made and say nothing because criticism ftill be construed by the paid government press to be disloyal. The -Toronto Star, the Toronto. Telegram, Lthe Winnipeg Free and other idailies throughout the Dominion have teen investigating some of the costly blunders of the militia department dur- frig the past two years, and the Free _Press sums up some of these disclo- sures as follows "if the statements made by the Star and. other newspapers which have been informing themselves, ars accu- rate; these are the experiences of a Canadian soldier when he reaches England on hie way to the front: Win. -Adams, an old time reaiden and former alderman, is dead at Kiug ston. J. T. SchaU, former Liberal M. P., foi Glengarry, is dead. Lieut. Gerard Garvin. son of J. L Garvin, the English journalist, was killed in action. W. J. Roper, a pioneer'rancher oi the Kamloops country, died at Vic toria B. C. He was an uucle of W R. Hull, of Calgary. f An Amsterdam dispatch to the Cen trsl-News-reports the death ot" Frau Lily BraiiTi, -the German writer and lecturer.! The.Centra! Methodist church in Calgary, which was badly damaged by fire, is, to be rebuilt and is expected to.be ready by Christmas. the "week ending Aug. 10, showed an increase of almost over last yjear., fire doing damage at (3fande Prairie, Alta., destroyed many business buildings, including some that had just been completed. go much timber is being used for the war'; it is said by advocates of a 'government scheme for re-afforesta- tion that If the war lasts another threa the British Isles will ge entirely .denuded of. timber. Rev. J.ohn Francis, former Angli- can rector of Waterdown and Cayuga diet! at Hamilton. One son is an in? spector of the Bank of Commerce and another is manager of the Bank of Montreal at Medicine Hat. "His Canadian training, covering many months, is regarded as equivalent to .three, jweeks' training in Great Bri- fain and he taken in hand prac- tically; as a raw recniit. "His equipment is taken from him, he is given the equipment ased by lhe Imperial troops in exchange. "His. rifle is taken away, and the liee-Enfield served out to "him. "His boots are replaced by British- madu boots before he is sent forward to France "His uniform is replaced, in at least inany cases, by Imperial tunics. "Now, if these statements are facts, It is pretty apparent that there is per- sistent and stubborn inefficiency in high places, either In England or in Canada "Apparently, to retain full cqnfi- dencc in the Canadian Minister of Militia, it is necessary to go the length holding as a matter of faith that he knows about the preparation of for war than the men on the job in England and France." BOWSER STOOPS TO DESPERATE METHODS Premier Bowser of British Columbia la desperate Defeat stares him in the face and knowing that he will stoop to. any subterfuge to win. Fair means failing, foul means will be used. His juggling on the soldiers' vote question stamps his methods as those of the party heeler. No, roan in Canada bnt wants to see the soldiers' vote polled. Nobody has ft "better right Jo vote than the soi- iieri Arrangements have been made Toting may be done by B o any tine between now and topi 41 tb, the day of the polling Iferoiiffwnt toe province piit litre the fine hand of Mr Bow- ifjr it fefityjfn. He announces that the of Ue balloU will take until Prof; John JIacNeill, president o the Sinn Fein Volunteers, who is serv ing a life sentence for his participa tion in the recent uprising in Dublin was recently elected president of th Gaelic League. Miss Kittv Marion, the famous Big lish suffragette, who disappeared soin lime been found in a rooming house in New York, where she is sen- ing as a dishwasher, having been re dticed tb this extremity by failing to find other work. William Yellowley, superintendent of the Canadian Locomotive Works died suddenly at his home. Kingston of heart failure, aged 57. He was native of Newcastle, England, and liad been with the works for fifieei years. He devised two machines which have materially increased the output of shells. Both are widely used "In Canada, United States and England. R. A. Rigg, Labor member In the Manitoba legislature for North Win has been requested by L. .Me Kinjion, chairman of the federal trades. council at B., to represent-the..federated tradeV on the board of -.'conciliation to settle dis- putes which have arisen between the Canadian government railways and its employees from -Moncton to Trans- cpha.'Man. Mr. Rlgg has replied as- senting. A patriotic fund for the benefit of the seamen of the British navy and of the mercantile marine and their dependents was launched at a recent meeting in Montreal, The following resolution :waa adopted; That in or- der to show in some manner the ap- preciation and gratitude of the citi- zens of Canada for the great services rendered by the seamen of the Uoyal Navy Merchant Marine, a fund known the Patriotic Funrj for Seamen, for institutions for the relief of sailors' families and marine b.j organized and aubscrip. tlons requested. would be as good as naw. The rear- 'any rate, not when he had a bird ol ranged interior would give'the Phoen- ix's gizzard about forty per cent more accommodation and that altogether tire was a good thing for Phoenixes, because it gave them a chance to re- model up to date. To drop the allegory for one sen- tence, the architect reported that the central tower would have to' be re- his own to blow the coin Phoenix in hand is worth two in the bush. The Honourable Bob knows as .well as the next man that more money can be on hatching a new Phoenix than refeatheriug an old one. Be- sides, lie bad had experience in hand- ling Phoenixes before. There was built, but that two imlliou dollars the Phoenix at Winnipeg, for exam- worth of sound walls ;were in situ. Phoenix that involved a million which, with a steel frame inside find and a quarter graft; caused four cab a concrete reinforcement would carry! inet ministers to be indie-teti for 'con the new building with a fourth story j spiracy. put several public officials on added and preserve t lie lines of the J the grill for accepting bribes and doc- old building as perfectly as If no fire bad ever'1 happened.. The Ottawa newspapers were dissolved in pure de- light for that the beautiful facade which inspired so many of their edit- orials was to be left unmarred. Art overs all over Canada wept with .joy taring specifications, brought the con- tractor within smelling distance ol the penitentiary, and wrecked a gov- ernment. Some Phoenix eh] And yet a mighty poor Phoenix at that: A Phoenix according to the architect's report, with its feet in the mud because their dear old .Italian-Gothic of on bed rock as they ought Phoenix was to. DR restored to them to be. A profitable Phoenix however, with not a pin feather out of place, i to a few people. That was the public feeling toward Such is the story of the Winnipeg the Phoenix of Parliament Flill when Phoenix and such threatens to he the the non-partisan parliamentary com- i story of the Ottawa Phoenix for it mittee on Phoenixes under the guid- has practically been decided that we ance of the Honourable Bob Rogers got to work. Architect Pearson im- ported ex pert: Goth iclsts from Europe and drew, .a Phoenix that would look in all respects, save in a few matters of ornamental -detail, are to have an entirely new Phoenix that will cost anywhere from seven to ten million dollars, instead of old one refurnished that wortld cost four millions The Department of Pub- lic Works has made'its contract with ike the old one The innards, ofiP. Lyall .Son along these generous course, were to be changed a little lines. The contractor is to have 8 The Hall of Fame and the Court of per cent on all be spends, take all Honor, likewise the members'-rooms I the time he likea be paid twenty and the parliamentary offices nould j per cent, yearly for depreciation for be in the centre, and the Houses his It's a safe xuees thin the n the .wings but outwardly-the Phoen- job will iast long enough to pay tlie ward hotel at Edmonton, of the pres- ident and directors of that associa- tion with Major Kerby chief recruit- ing oflicer for Alberta. President Hi W. Wood, first vice-president W. D. Trego, second vice-president S. S. Dunham and third vice-president Rice Slieppard. directors of the large re- presentative farmers' organization of province, instruced Secretary P. P, Woodbridge U.F.A., to circularize the local unions and receive their in- structions as to whether they wish to proceed in the matter. Among the more important ques- tions discussed at this directors meet- Jug was the most efficient means of utilizing the military forces of Alberta saving of the present crop of the province. Among the many suggestions offer- ed, at the meeting by Major Kcrby in aid of extensive recruiting throughout the province were: That a "military and labor bureau be formed at Sarcee and issue the following application, form If or those farmers needing help; i ultber for farmers wishing to apply collectively or for individual appli- cants. Affidavits in either case to be required. name, married, or sin- gle and nationality. of mala help eligible for military service over 17 years of age including owner and family. ofrtce address and section- al description of land'.' of acres under crop. you willing to use your fluence in persuading eligible help f enlistment. that the United Farmers of Albei lave already contributed over men to the strength of overseas fore was the statement of Secretary p Woodbridge. P In cleaning earthenware crocks and bpwls Old Saves a lot of work An Experienced Executor of a .Will calls for wide experience hi -financial commercial matters. This Trust Company offers you the ex- of a body of successful uuilncss men. They every quilfric-ation for the perfect administration of. your. Will. x Write for our booklet on 'Wills.' 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