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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 18, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE HERAtD WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18, 1815 alberta DAILY AND WEEKLY. SUBSCRIPTION HATES: Bally, delivered, pet year..... Pally, by nail, per year....... Weekly, by mail, per TELEPHONES; Business Office Editorial Office II.M J.OO 1.00 1Z5S lilt W. A. Buchanan John Managing Director Butineaa Manager ROUND THE CIRCL-E 'OF THE WAR For the first time since tie war be- gan a British transport has been sunk. As yet no details are available of yesterday's disaster, in which the Hoyal Edward, carrying troops to the Dardanelles, was torpedoed and 1000 are anxiously awaiting report of the circumstances under which the trag- edy occurred, and tie names of those who have found a watery grave. Fighting on the Russian front is stiircontinuiug in much the same order as has prevailed for the past two weeks. The Germans have as yet been unable to bring the situation to a crisis, and the Russians are daily approaching positions where they mill strengthened and enabled to offer a much more determined resistance to the invaders. Balkan situation is clearing Eomewhat and an arrangement be- tween the little states that will be satisfactory from the Allies' stand- point is still looked for. German submarines attacked the Enelish coast on the Irish Sea on Monday, but did very little damage. The United States has accepted Germany's proposals for arbitration on the loss of the W. P. Frye, but is anxious to' learn of Germany's inten- tions regarding' future naval activi- ties. The statement has been made that the next contingent of Canadians to go abroad will go to the Dardanelles. SIR WU.FRID'8 ROUSING'APPEAL Sir Wilfrid Laurier'B recruiting speeches in Quebec have aroused the French-Canadians and the Montreal Gaiette, a .-Conservative paper, attri- butes the increased number of enlist- ments'to the campaign conducted the Liberal leader. Sir Wilfrid's speech at She-brooke prepared, he said, Britain ,wm not prepared nt all. "There are mcu who blame the British people for uot being preircd, but 1 am not one of he saio> the Ucine of pcaco, would not prepare for war, because Britons never fight until they have to flght, but when they do light, they fight indeed. He said the English had been namod a nation of shopkeepers, not a nation ot soldiers, and It mis to their credit. He pointed out, however how by not having the incubus of n huge military cnmp Britain had ac- cumulated wealth, snd 'he said that wealth was the nerve of war. "It is not to be pretended that the British people and British institutions are perfect, fout i have no hesitation in saying that there is no portion ot God's earth in which there is more freedom to be found than in British countries.'1 Sir Wilfrid paid a high tribute to General Botha, and said he wanted to tell the French-Canadians what Gen- eral Botha was doing in South Africa. "General Botha ho declared, "that when a man has freedom he has everything, a man can contend for. His fellow-countrymen are free, and therefore h'e asks them to fight with him for the benent of the Institutions under the British flag. These are the added Sir Wilfrid, "that are impelling me to take the part that 1 am taking in this war.-" In conclusion. Sir Wilfrid declared: This is the message that I faring you. The peril is at present great. Wo must not remain under 3 false im- pression of security. If we want to win ws must be worthy of freedom, and to he worthy of freedom we haye got .to flght for it" BRAND COFFEE Two Favorites In 1 and 2 pound cans. pulverized also Fine Ground for Percolators. CHASE SANBORN, MONTREAL. 163 OUR POINT OF VIEW YOUR KING AND COUNTRY NEED YOU RIGHT NOW. It's a pity these warm days, which the crops EO greatly require, bring hail m their trail: It is a mighty hard blow for a farmer to haye a fine field of grain laid low just at the moment he is preparing to harvest it. as Geo. Wilson Cranbrook, Aug. ff. Wil- son, the man killed near Fernie Fri-! The Bow Island plan to raise money for patriotic purposes could be very easily adopted to every community in the..country. Very few farmers but would eagerly cast their .bushel or more of wheat Into the tin to enable -a machine gun to purchased1 or more .funds, provided for tie Patriotic Fnnd. Push the idea along. The announcement that the Leth- br'igde-Weyburn line is to be extended to- serve the country east of Foremost iwlll cheer many a farmer's heart. With i big and the haul reduced Wilfritsaid he wanted them: to fully understand what he thought their attitude should be in the present conflict. "I affirm it with all. my he declared, it is the duty of Can-- ada to give to Great Britain in this- iwar all the assistance that is in the power of-Canada. My confidence the .present government. at Ottawa does not ooze.from the soles of ray boots, but at the'outbreak of the war I considered it my duty to support -It in its war policy. I have supported it iii that war policy- ever since, will support it again. The reason; is that this -war -contest between- German institutions, and British..insti- tutions British Institutions' mean freedom, German' institutions, mean is why we as 'Can- adians liave" such' a Yitar interest in this war. "I speak here he con- tinued, '.'as a Canadian of French gin, :and I want to say to'my "fellow- Countrymen of French blood that if we are as frce.-as we are at the pres- ent time it is because'we live under the shadow-ot Hag. It is under British institutions that men have-found the greatest measure of liberty. British subjects, all over., the world, whether they be1'of 'English; or French, or any othrfr all one in-this contest, and Tve -will pledge our .word that we iwiil not lay down our arms until the cause of tne allies triumphs. "I am an old he went on iamid the greatest enthusiasm, "but rather than see; Belgium sacrificed, France mutilated and Britain 'humili- ated, and the world suhjected to the domination Of Germany, I pray 'to God that in His mercy He will not let me see that not my death that I am looking for, and I am thankful to my Maker that He has still given me strength enough to this battle. "If I were a young man, and I had the health that I have now, and which I did not have when I was young, I would not hesitate to take Hie musket and to fight for freedom as ao'Many my are doing. 1 cannot shoulder a rifle now, ibul there IB. one will do, and that is give my voice, such as it is, for Cause' in which we' all have such a jupreme fnterest." Dealing with tie vital necessity for recruits, Sir 'Wilfrid .pointed out that France was only for this aM if FrattCe was only'hair- More .than that, the the railroad shows that it has in the country. A-crop failure crop following 'has ibrought the news that the line is going to extended because it is needed. The crops in that country will keep the C. P. Hv active, on that line for most of the fall an'3 winter. A. pioneer of Western Canada Metli- odism, Rev. J. '31. Harrison--.ysz the lype of minister who travailed the Bird places and took the.hard knocks, but was -always cheerful. Coming to the 'years ago he had teen lo- cate'd at many points from the Great Lakes wesf.-. He was a good preacher, faithful -.pastor, and exemplary Christian.gentleman. Duriag his pas- torate in Leffibridge hev gained the esteem :6f all classes and his death be learned with regret, though jot with lurprise, for he.had ibeen in failing health for a number of years. He had only superannuated in June last, but was not given many months to enjoy a-well earned rest; OPINION IN PARIS ON DURATION OF WAR London, A French lady resident IB London-, who has just re- turned from a visit to her. son in Paris, says the general opinion in the French capital is that the war will be over before the end of the present year. "Everybody she met was most emphatic about it, and to her the op- inion was somewhat remarkable In contrast with the opinion on the Earns subject. In London. The lady's son has just had his first leave since he went to the front with' his regiment at the outbreak of the war. He has had exciting experiences, taking part in the battle of'Moni, and subsequent- ly .being engaged in the heavy fight- Ing at SolEsons and around Souchez. He has come- through his long and trying ordeal comparatively without injury, save for a slight scar on one hand, as (he result of a rifle shot. He was In excellent spirits, and quite ready to go back to the trenches at the corapittlpn of his brief furlough. To ill Intents and purposes passage across the Channel was just as pleasant as H WM when she cross- ed to Prance last year before the. war. DR. NEELV. M.P., GOING TO THE FRONT Itegina; Sask., Aug. The cur- rent issue of the Humboldt Journal contains the interesting announce- ment that' Dr. D. B. Neely, member of the Dominion Parliament for the constituency of Humboldt, is going to the front. He has joined the Army Medical Corpif, with the rank of cap- tain, and will be attached to the 10th Canadian Mounted Rifles at present in trgtalDC'tu Camp Hushes, IHkJ, RICKED UP IN i .ASSING 10> THE RUtV MAN The Kmpiiror o! JajW! will ascend the throne on November 10. John Evans, a Ciuolph cjuarryraan, dropped dead from heart failure. Provincial officers report'much need for laborers on Ontario larms. Tho wife oi Dr. J.. M. llourigan, ot Moose Jaw, is dead.) The Pas election in Manitoba will take place on.Sept. 1. Walter Murray, gx-irariion ct Ox- ford prominent Liber- al, died at Drurabo, Ont. Kcv. Dr. Fraser will succeed the late Dr. ScriniBec as princlptl of the Presbvtetian College, Montreal. J. A. Wall, K.C., of' Antigonish, M. S., has been appointed editor ot The Catholic Register, and will move to Toronto. Professor Riethdorf. modern lan- guage teacher at Woodstock College, has resigned. He has recently been stumping Western Ontario in aid of recruiting. Edna Allen, the seven-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs- Al- len, Stratford, was when' struck by Mr. Bert Ward. instantly killed auto driven by Mr. C. H. Pace, Superintendent oi St. Peter's Sunday school at Co- bourg, Ontario, has enlisted in the Heavy Battery and is leaving Halifax. for Hijht Rev. Mgr. 'McCann, vicar- general of the Catholic archdiocese ot Toronto, is dead. He was 81 years of age and had occupied the 'office of vicar-general for more than 20 years. The Brantiqrd 'Municipal Railway System, alter six months' operation, earned sufficient, to cover operating expenses and leave a balance of 283.00. The small township of Cartwright, Durham Countv, which was orgamz- ___......____ the amount- asked for, namely, '.York on the new Toronto suburban _ line from Toronto to Guelph is being day, was in the office of the Cran-, and it is expected that the brook Herald Thursday evening, and road will be ballasted as far as asked if he be allowed to set type, i Guelph before the snow flics. He produced a of a railroad' It is officially announced that order, with the name J. J. Licut.-Col. R. I. Towers of the 27th written across the face cf it. He said I.ambtoti Borderers and Major Mc- he served three years on the stafi of, Donald Sutherland, M.D., of Prince- the Guelph Mercury as a printer and ton, have been appointed commanding had worked in other Ontario towns, i officers of the 70th and 71st Ontario He set a few lines of type and left "Battalions.. FERNIE CELESTIAL CAUGHT WITH AND 'HAT LAWYERS ON FISHING TRIP Fernie, Aug. to tho Kim, a Chinaman, was convicted iu the police court hero today o( running a blind pig In a restaurant on Victoria avenue in tho midst of the business district. The city police, Killnm and Dcoley, made a raid on the establishment Saturday night and caught the Chinaman in the act of selling beer to a couple of men, anil took possession of two or three dozen bottles o! heer and a quantity ot empty bottles. Magistrate VYhimster gave him the option of a maximum fine oi or six months in jail at hard labor. Lee Kim psid the and "kim" away poorer in spirits and money, but 'very much wiser about the en- forcement of the law re sale of li- quor. Calgary Flihing Party L. N. Laidlaw, Tom Dawson and CONTINUED 'FROM FRONTPAGE ed and canvassed on behalf oi Patriotic Fund, will secure C S Blanchard, ot Medicine Hat, A. H. Clark, K.C., and W. Forbes, registrar, both of Calgary, and Mr. Hays, passed through Fernie today en route to the Kootenay valley, where they expect to spend a week or ten daj'E fishing and flirting with the beauties of the mountain scenery of the strict. They were travelling in touring cars. Mr. Laidlaw was handing out? cn- tales of the crops. oi golden grain now to be seen on. the prairies anil Mr. Woods, oi Pincher Creek, was lull of hay stories from the Pin- cher Creek meadows. A Herald reporter took one of these exuberant agriculturists across i the street to the Tritea-Wood store and showed-him timothy 6 feet, 4t inches long before he could.get the uoi grat war news In.tlien, and the office At the Royal hotel be reg- Fourteen flies which took place in istered on Thursday'as George jKirkhill (Ont.) Presbyterian church Wilson Fernie, which is probably his and manse within 48 hours, throwing riFht name. He issued a cheque for! the whole heighhorhooii oi Aiexan- 00 which Mr. William Stewart, I dria into a state 'Of feverish excite- the proprietor oi the hotel, cashed, i nient, have been accounted for by the paving him "525 on account and giv- j admission of 12-year-old Winifred Mc- ing an I. 0. U. for the balance. He Millan, daughter of J. D. McMillan, carried -with him a rubber stamp i who has been living on the church used by the with the' word premises during the absence.on vaca- "accepted" printed thereon, and used. tion of the pastor j. Rev. Mr.'Morri- ife on this cheque, thus covering anyison- suspicion whatever as to its validity, j William was sen- Macicod, Aug. 17. The youthful escapades of two Blood. Indians were aired before Judge Jackson in the district court today when Peter Habbit Tail and Peter Black 'Rahbit pleaded guilty to breaking into the quarters of the Indian girl students at the Roman Catholic Mission at Standoll some three ago. In sentencing the accused to one month in the Mounted Police Bar- _r-------------------------.._ .racks His Honor pointed out the This afternoon eighteen Cranbrook tenced to ten years imprisonment in I seriousness of the offence and plainly Blue Ribbon Coffee and Baking Powder Blue Ribbon pure food pro- ducts are the standard of qual- ity and purity. There Is no "just good" as the belt. Blue Ribbon Coffee and Bak- ing Powder are sold, as are all other Blue Ribbon goodi, guar- anteed '4to give perfect satisfac- tion. TRY AUSTRIANS FOR SEDITION were lost, and that Germany and Aus- tria would eventually win the war; that the Teutons would take Warsaw and would then go on to Moscow; that they would use gas to burn up the countries anil would destroy Pet- rosrad "and then London bv this means: The contents, of the papers cause both sides no little worry. The prosecution maintained that they were hostile 'to the cause of the Allies, while the C defendants declared that they were not. Alex Luzak, heard in his [f long enough to admit.that grass will gttt J grow on this side of the Rockies. Break into Mission Given One Month men left for the ha berta, going to Milk and Warner. jrvest fields of Al- j Kingston penitentiary for causing: an j intin ilk Eiver, Stavely explosion in the Puabody Overall iac-1 touni 1 _i r.- lumii POSSIBLE SUCCESSOR TO LATE ARCHBISHOP Ottawa, Ont., Aug; is hum- ored here in authoritative sources that Ref. Father Burke, editor of the atholic Registrar, who was recently reported to have been appointed -a chaplain to the Canadian forces, will go to Rome in. connection with a va- cancy now existing: in the Arch-dio- cese of St. .Boniface, through the death of the late Archbishop Lange- vin. Le Temps .of .Ottawa declares that Father Burke aspires to the appoint- ment, aim states' that desire a large hody of the English-speaking loman Catholics St. Boniface dio- cesd for an English-speaking success- or to Archbishop Langevin renders lis candidature a probable one. It has been generally how- ever, "that an Oblate would be ap- pointed to the position. Father Burke is not an Oblate. The latter order favors Bishop