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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 14, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta FAGS FOUR THE e, alberta DAILY AND WEEKLY. SUBSCRIPTION HATES: OtllT, jut..... Oillr. per mail, per TELEPHONES; BtlBlncsi Offlc Editorial Office W. A. Buchanan John TorrsnM Unnasinj Director Businew ROUND THE CIRCLE Of THE WAR The sudden cancellation by the Allies of their big grain contracls In the United Slates, leads readily to th'e conclusion that the big new move- ments launched in the Dardanelles, are having the desired effect in bring- ing tho conclusion of tliat campaign know tho snld, "but 1 know that lie has fought in a just cause, that he has passt'd through the hell of shell and gas, and that ho is a hero. It anyone here luis the men- tality to say tliat this war is not our business mid that Canada is not vit- ally concerned, t can only say that it is not my mentality. It la n war of absolutism against liberty. If you have liberty at heart, how can any of you say it is not our The duty devolving upon the people o( Quebec lie defined as n threefold olio the duty of helping lo defend the rifhts of the smaller nations; second, the duty of lishtlng for all that the British flag, under which (heir rights anil liberties had been guaranteed, stood for: and, third, the duty and privilege of helping to de- fend the land of iheir France. It was because of Sir Wilfrid's per- sistent adherence to British ideals that Bourassa began his Nationalist parly, and knowing that the seeds of j discontent sown by Bourassa were I bearing fruit in Quebec, tho Conser- vative" party, which today boasts so greatly of its loyalty, joined forces much closer. There could be only lo Laul.ier. reasons for the cancellation of the a Conservative grain contracts, one being that pays a fluo tribute 10 Hon. Ho- opo net pay ihe price, and the Ivenllcux. postmaster general second being that the Allies expected [he Lsurlcr government and ].auriel--? chief lieutenant in Quebec, for the splendid work he is doing in arousing the people of his native province to a more complete EOon to have the southern grain ports open. Despatches yesterday indicated con- fiderable success in the new- offensive in t'r.i Dardanelles, and the public is confidently awaiting further cheering announcements. The Russians are successfully Mock- ing the German offensive towards Riga, and to the north-east of War- saw, which would indicate that the retreat of the main array from the Polish capital is amply protected. In the. south-west, however, the Teutons have made further progress. The Italians have defeated the Aus- trians in a stiff fight in the Alps, at an altitude of test. Efforts are still being made to bring the Bnlksn situation to a head, aiiG unite the little states en the side of the Allies. Another air raid in which four were lulled was reported on ihe English coast yesterday. The French land batteries On Ger- realization of the duty of all Canad- ians in the great -war. The Mail says: speech of the Hon. Mr. Le- mieux at the meeting on McGill cam- pus ihe other das' is likely to rouse the enthusiasm of his compatriots as nothing yet has done. The speaker gloried that he was a French Canad- ian of six generations descent, and gloried also in his British connection. He affirmed that the British flag had always protected his rights, his priv- ileges and his franchise. He solemn- ly declared his conviction that the victory of Britain and her allies in this war was the victory of all Can- adians, whether French or English- speaking. And he concluded by say- ing that it was a question of duty and of honor to enlist voluntarily in the great army, in which French and Bri- tish are fishtinir side by side, in a friendship that has been eternally cemented by the blood that both have shed in their common cause. "The oiiuje-ei was a glorious one, hut Mr. Lemieux made it more so by batteries LemieuS made it more so by man destroyers which attacked boats hjs gary eloquence He spoke as a patrolling the French coast, French Canadian to French Canadians ________.-------------- I-but his appeal was addressed prim- LIBERAL LEADERS iarily to the wider audience of all who BUSY IN QUEBEC iraake the Dominion their home, whe- feher they acquired or inherited their The Calgary Herald would create ci the impression that the Liberal party is relying on anti--war feeling in Que- bec to influence elections there in its favor. Hon. Mr. Caszrain, Sir Robert Borden's postmaster-general, rebukes the Calgary Herald by in- forming it that there is no anti-war feeling in Quebec. The Calgary paper then says it is inclined to agree with the postmaster general in the opinion that, viewed in the large. Quebec is "If is emphatically not a time for distinctions of race or creed or origin, as he very truly said. It is a time for national eSort, for a tremendous and sustained will to conquer. The whole nation must make common cause in that -will to conquer, bending all tlieir energies and resources to the task." Th.e Liberal leaders are serving their country nobly at this time. They are preaching right doctrine mm, iu -J amongst the French Canadians of as loyal a province as can "be named QUeDec, tout that cannot be said of in the whole Dominion. "At the same j Conservative ally of 1911, Henri Bourassa, who said he left ihe Liber- BICKED UP IN SSING LZZZI FOR TUB BUSY MAN Hmno Blnfco of Toronto Is n director of the Union bank. An explosion of mi acetylene deslroyoii the handsome resi- dence of K. K. Crosby at Hebron. X.S. Mr. and Mrs. U. Dona of To- ronto ce'obratecj. tlieir golden wort- Toronto Jews organised tlieir starving commitriotis var none. A. D. Provimd. i'or many years M. P. fur live Biiickl'riars divisjou of Glasgow, is dead. The death is announced of .lohn Cool; WHson. Wykctiiim professor of logic at Oxford university sinco 1SSO. Farmers are reported to be paying SS.OO a day for harvest labor on the Bassano-Kmpress line of the CM'.R. Fred Purdee, M.P., was unanimpus- ly nominated for the House of Com- mons by West Lambton Liberals. Dr. J. B. Come.iu of Farnlmm, Que., once Conservative candidate lor the House of Commons in Missoquoi; Que., is uead. Cascade county, Montana, now has a woman dentity sheriff. Miss -Mary Hanson, a graduate of ihe University of Montana., Edward Maniyault. for many years secretary of ihe Synod of Huron, and member of the London public li- brary Board, is dead. In fifteen years Canada secured three million new citizens: one-third came from Great Britain. Last year Canada only had immigrants. Sheriff Clias. H. Moore of Grey county, died in BowmanvtJIe Hospi- tal after a short illness, at the age of 7S. Sir Charles Ross, president of the Ross Rifle Co., has been given the temporary rank of colonel in tlie Ca- nadian militia. Ex-President Theodore Roosevelt of the United States been invited to be the guest of the Toronto Exhibi- tion on Press Day. Lieut. Frank Ernest Keating, sec- ond in command of the South London, Ont., Salvation Army barracks, was drowned in the river Thames. Crops in many sections of Efesex county will not be cut at all as a re- sult of the heavy rains. Corn anri to- bacco are included in this. Commissioner Graves of Calgary says that be intends to enlist in eith-, er the 103rd Regiment, or in the new-1 ly organized home defence training' corns. motorists insured. insurance simplj ire protect DUNLOP TIRE LIMITED TIM... ......i BENEMH IDE ON GOSSIPY LETTER BY GADSBY Ottawa, Aug. H.-H is gradually dawning upon the leaders of opinion that what the recruiting movement in tins country needs is 'ideas, ami that the Minister oE Militia might be useful Iv cmploved at home thinking up a.few.Premier Borden and Sir nger next morning there is not- much hope in that quar- ter, because its intelligence is di- verted into other channels. What is wanted is another Intelligence De- partment which will devote ilsi'lt solely to publicity. That the place to get "intelligence of the particular quality required is among the news- paper'men is .shown by a little inci- dent in Toronto, where a very young lieutenant, with a brief newspaper training, had a dream which he acted upon at- once. He dreamt a street car fitted out with flags and soldiers in uniform and buglers, which would go tlie, recruits of _ feature in our cities. for a regiment- or any part of a( .mini ham IL> .tin-, m raiment iroinii abroad uii-nuiformed, Iheir duties. It will help the nwvc- MiAt should never be allowed to to dwell little on their re- pen. Sooner than that the uniforms! wards. should be lalmi from the stay-be- (________________......H. G. hinds who will get others when Iheir j turn comes. The Militia Department will also'" stimulate recruiting by giving defin- ite assurance thai the soldier and his family will he looked alter, not only in the way of separation-allow- ance and pensions, as by law provid- ed, but also in providing tor his fu- ture as a useful working member OL the community, if he is" not pcnna- ncntlv and totally disabled. Some Lnd Sir next morning and inai auei- ncnuy ami umui> arrange all out- noon the very car he dreamt of was, scheme of vocational training Should with the OI1 lhe rails and doing a tremendous he Already afoot, Members of I'aiha- mient, and that .will business.'A few practical dreams jrpa. British Eovcrnment, ana tnai business. A icw Kin- George has approved of the (GaVe General Hughes free to! that would soon_jar Kin- George has approved of the IeaVe Genera! Uiignes irce tu; lhal woum su retaining of the title of "Honorable" mjnd his own husinoss, which centres j part ment out by Hon. J. V. Teetzd, puisine judge of largely in a suit oi officers on the Go put "C the Militia Dc- of its long sleep. the high court division of Ontario retirement. Victor J. Andersen, a Swede, aged 26, and Leslie Hull, 1- years old, both of Rochester, were drowned while fishing from a canoe at. Fish Rock, Stoney Lake, on Saturday. Edward Hall, proprietor of a tem- perance hotel at Princeton, who was charged with selling liquor in a local option village, was fined or three months in jail. The Canadian Patriotic Fund has I ment can" state, as Mr. Rhodes has already done, that a man with one arm can keep a lighthouse, as well as a man with two arms, and that, ot'n- la m-........... goven.ment, can transact all the busi- ness tl'is country has in England, so that Major Genera! Hughes can sale- Iv take the next steamer and come back to his real work. The time for anu i it t tn. worth reaching for isn't worth picK- It is not enough to open an of- fice and hold down an armchair and wait tor ihe recruits to come in and .mt; v.uiiaciinii L uti IULIU i uiiu uaS has done her full dutv informed the Italian Yice-CoECUi th2i and helped to bring it to a tri- Italian soldiers' relatives will receive I umphant conclusion. Meanwhile. Canada is to equip and maintain an army which will never be less than one "hundred and !fifty thousand men time we cannot bUn% ourselves to the fact that there is in Quebec a. very active minority faction, led toy Henri Bourassa and his lieutenants, that has heen making very much trouble for those who have been doing recruiting in Montreal and elsewhere in Quebec. Arid if Quebec province suf- fers because of the activities of these Nationalistic factionists the fault lies with the Quebeckers themselves, "be- cause they have thus far tolerated the pernicious Bourassa the Her- ald further says. -Xov who is Bourassa; He Tvas a Liberal and left the party -because Sir Wilfrid Laurier was too Imperial- istic for him. Where has he 'been since? He headed a Nationalist pjiitzv a party created to 'breed dis- content with existing relations with the Mother Country and oppose par- ticipation in the defence of the Em- pire. This man and his friends leagued wltli Mr, Borden and his friends as opponents of the Liberal navy policy al party because Laurier was .too Bri- YOUR KING AND COUNTRY NEED YOU RIGHT NOW. Join the Home Guard. Don't be a shirker. If you caalt enlist for active ser- vice, you can at least enlist in the Home Guard. II looks as though the Dardanelles might -be -pierced before many days. What rejoicing there >will be when that event occurs. in 1911. electing The alliance succeeded in number of Nationalists. When the Borden government "was formed, three of these Bourassa men taken into the government, Pelletier, 'Monk and Nantel. These men are hot there now but the Quebec representation in the cabinet includes men elected by the "Nation- alist influence of 1911, Coderre and Blondin, with Sevlgny as Deputy Speaker. Bourassa's vicious influ- ence in Quebec was used "by the Con- servatives in 1911 in order to weaken Sir Wilfrid Laurier in his native pro- vince by charging that 'he was too im- perialistic, that he was too British and that his navy policy would force Canadians to fight in Britain's wars. This alliance partly accounted for the Liberal party's defeat in 1911. Now this man Bourasea is arousing riots against recruiting in Quebec. He still Gays Canada should not participate in Britain's, wars. What Sir Wilfrid Laurier's position on Bourassa's anti- war campaign? Only the other day the Liberal leader made a ringing patriotic speech at his birthplace, St. Lui, in Quebec. Referring to a recent recruiting meeting in Montreal, where a re- Liiined. Canadian officer was. heckled by a small element in the audience, he declared that their action woe 'nothing short ol a crime." "I do not CUR POINT OF VIEW the ssrr-s allowances as those of the fighting men in the ranks of the Can- adian army. Because he was not given a free .and. Acting Fire Chief William J. Smith of Toronto resigned. The fire department is now without a chief, deputy chief, acting chief and a dis- .rict officer. Police at Owen Sound arrested R. J. Hornbey on a warrant from Wiar- ton. He is wanted on a serious charge, his alleged victim being step-daughter, under fourteen years of agp. Hft is 41 years of age and a widower. Europe's monetary loss as a result of no American invasion this year is. estimated by a high steamship offi- not less than Steamship companies alone, he as- serted, lost more than in fares. The Germans are erecting a monu- an OJ one hundred and fifty thousand is Yesterday (was Friday the 13th. It was a lucky'day; it rained a little and then the sun shone warmly. And the war news was not so bad; either. Recruiting-Is still going on at Cal- gary. "Why is Lethbridge overlooked.? We believe there are still a number of" young men here who would enlist if the opportunity was 'brought close to them. Right Hon. Walter Long suggests that, the name German measles should be changed. Surely he Is not serious. About the only place the -word Ger- man can be appropriately used is In front of a pesky trouble of that sort. Saskatoon may secure a factory for canning peas. So much success has been met with in growing peas in the LetlibridgG district that the future may see a factory of this kind located here. What we want are factories that will use the products of the farm. With our big product of potatoes every year, a starch factory would a good thing too. The potato market, as it is now, is not very encouraging to our farmers to grow potatoes ex- tensively. they have a right to expect more di- rection and inspiration ,irom the TUB ijermans are erecting a moiiu- Aiilitia Department than they have ment in Gotha, showing a Taube mon- J received up to date. In short, ihis is a chance, for Major General Sam to implement his recent performance in regard to Vaicartier Camp "by con- sistent diligence along lines not as spectacular, but quite as helpful to the British Empire. It is suggested that the routinary persons who" carry on the Department oi Militia are in constant need of a nervous presence like Major Genera! Hughes, whb will keep them on the jump. It is further suggested that, as organized publicity is what the re- cruiting movement needs most, oplane on a pedestal of red marble, six feet high, lu front is seen a Ger- man soldier in a fighting attitude, and two sides of the pillar show Paris and Dover, where the' Taubes have operated. Rev. Robert Law, professor of New Testament literature at Knox College, Toronto, definitely decided to decline the offer to take over the position, of principal of Manitoba college, and will remain at Knox college for an- other term at least. Mr. J. S. Higham, British M.P., said r MIDV CATARRH at the BLADDER i relieved In 24 HOURS 6 one aim juij be kept at full strength. The recruit- inn ofliccr must get out and circu- late ii he would reach the loooball towns. He should he able to point _..j. i_ wiiifh it, is lo One of the greatest problems Ma-1 better it is to jor General Hugh's has beiore him is their bit for King and Coun- reeruiting, and the country would he, "1h loanng at home. The Cana- -on ,__i. tl.A dian army would' look better for the presence of many oi thcra, athletic young idlers, who having won great glory in the newspapers ior their lighting qualities in the sports of peace, have now a chance to display their prowess in the stern tasks ol war. For the credit of Canada the out sating that the veterans will be entitled to land scrip, as were the, veterans of other much smaller wars, Wheatlands For by. .Tender WEST i.; 19, R'24, W. OF'4th MERIDIAN. TEKMS Tenderers may submit their best terms. The highest or any tender not necessarily accepted. Tenders.elosc4 Sept.. 1st, 191.5. The Estate of the late T. Crockett, Riviere-du-Loup Station, P. Q. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O..LL.D., D.C.L., President ALEXANDER LAIRD, General Mnnaser JOHN AIRD. 'Ass't Gcnernl V. C. BROWN, Superintendent of Central Western Bronchc. in a recent speech that the shells used by the British contaipetl 32 ounces of bronze, compared with four and a halt ounces in the French shells. If -we fired a day, the Germans, by. collecting them, would be able to obtain enough bronze to manufacture a day. Saturday last was the birthday of Brigadier-General A. B. W. .Turner, V.C., D.S.O., commanding officer of the Third Highland Brigade of the ity. _ First Contingent To celebrate this j newspaper artists would do day, his father, the Hon. Richard j recruiting movement a lot of Turner, one of Quebec's leading cili- i g00d. They Wild r.ot only produce zens, presented a machine gun to the Battalion, the new Highland bat- onlv too pleased to see him conccn trate his brisk and enterprising in- tellect on that subject. Not a day should go by that General Hughes does not shed a new light on its dif- ficulties. Until lately recruiting meth- ods have been left very largely in the hands oi the local regimental au- thorities acting under general orders cctuitjnK officers must get out alter from Ottawa to'get so many men hy i Canadians who have no such and such a time. The local responsibilities to hold them back.! fleers havs-done their but j he able to say that only the out-of-works went from fellows who had Hob- son's choice, fight or starve. Another matter the Militia Depart- ment should take in hand is public meetings. Recruiting speeches are a fine thirig if they arc not too long, and'it they are spoken by the right man In the right vein. Statesmen are a-good drawing card, but it may he! laid dovin as a gerteral rule that one khaki that has been at thoi front is worth a carload oi poli- ticians. It follows tliat recruiting meetings should make great play with returned heroes from the battle front. Their splendid example is worth a wilderness of brave words. The Kind of Meetings Moreover, the meetings must lie properly managed, so that the right kind of audience listens lo the speech- es and applauds the heroes. The right kind of audience is an audience of possible recruits, and consequently regular officials of the Department oi Militia he reinforced by a small but competent staff of active young men who know how publicity may be at- tained. Publicity a Necessity As the chief means of publicity CAPITAL, RESERVE FUND, BANKING BY MAIL Accounts may be opened at every branch of The Canadian Bank of Commerce to be operated by mail, and will receive the same careful is given to all other'departments of the Bank's business. Money may be deposited or withdrawn in this way-as by a personal visit to the Bank; v W84 Lethbridge Branch R. T. Brymner, Mgr. As the chief means of punlicity is ol possioie ,auu vu.. the printed appeal, pictures and post- any recruiting meeting that ore it fnllnvvs that, such a staff many nlatform tickets to follows that such a start might be cliosnn from the newspapers of "Canada, business is public- Half a dozen reporters and uld not only p copy with a hut they would talion which Liem.-Col. Peers David- son will command. Among the recruits leaving Winni- peg for Camp H.ugheg is Andrew Bon- ar Law, a nephew of the distinguish- ed English statesman. Mr. Law is a blows the grandson of the Rev. .lames' Law, who for 40 years was minister of the Pres- byterian church at Hexton, X.B., and is" the oldest living son of James Law, late of Rexton, The Hon. An- drew Bonar Law wan a younger son of Rev. James Law. Sir Hugh Montague Allan, chair- man of the Allan line, states with re- ference to tlie company's combina- tion with the Canadian Pacific, that so far as the services in which the public interests are concerned these will be conducted as formerly, under the management ol Allan Brothers In Great Britain and H. t A. Allan in P give the truilv' old colonels in the Mililia Department tips on "human interest" that might he worked out lo the immense advantage bf: the British Kmpirc. Major General Hughes has his own press agent who General 'a horn on many platform home patriots that there is no room in the body of the hall for the pros- pective lighters, fails of its purpose. Such a meeting took place in iMassey Hall; Toronto, not long ago. Half a dozen converging bands drew the would-he-recruits from all parts of the city, but when the crowd got there they found Massev Hall jam- med to tlic ceiling with the friends of the speakers. It was n highly success- ful and enjoyable gathering, but it' did not do much for recruiting. The Militia Department should promul- OF CANADA Opes? a Housekeeping Account and Pay Your Bills by Cheque There is a decided ad-' vantage in depositing, your housekeeping money in the Union of and issuing; Cheques for .your expenditures. You avoid the risk of..; keeping a considerable Sum in your home or.carrying It when shopping, and each Cheque, when cashed, becomes a. Receipt, LETHBRIDQE BRANCH GRASSY LAKE BRANCH G. R. TINNING, Manas" H. E. SANDS, Acting .Manager bows tie .Mamr ucnuiai a num the slightest- provocation, but.-one gate a genera order that recruiting 1 fnr rMTIHfe Jim ifiali present' aRcnt, and he scmi-detaobcd at that, is not. enough for the Mil- itia Department. H should have a dozen press agei.l; SIs-.ving 'hURle calls for King and Country. p Being in nec-i! oi ideas, .the .'Militia Department should seek them where' ideas arc to be found. It's a sale hei. that almost airy newspaper in Can- ada no matter how small, has a doz- en briRht ideas to the Mililia De- partment's one. That is a moderate estimate. Most people would put the proportion much higher. gence Department The Intelli- a sub-depart- gen ment of thu Militia Department, but meetings arc for recruits and passive sympathizers can help things along1 belter with their room than their company. Tho. Mililia Department will also find that it helps recruiting to put the recruits into uniform at once. An old uniform is better than none at all, if the recruit is to-be given a chance to be proud of his colors be- fore he is hustled off to the war. A liltio preliminary glory at home, among his friends is small enough re- ward for the dangers and hardships he Is about to undergo at the Itont a rule would do away tfM Established over- Forty-one THE STANDARD BANK OF CANADA ASSETS OVER The A, B, C of Banking Money Saved is Money Gained. Defer Saving, but ra Open a Savings Account to- day. We solicit your Recount in our SAVINGS DEPARTMENT LETHBRIDGE BRANCH G. F. BUTCHER, Mtmger, 13lh Slrait N. ;