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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 19, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta TBB pAILT ALP' l W1ONWDAV, AWD8T W4 fcerafo TetbbtUxje, alberta DAILY AND WEEKLV SUBSCRIPTION Dally, delivered, per year... Dtiiy, by mail, per Weekly, by mail, per year.. 3.00 1.00 1 TELEPHONES Bwtness Office 1224 W. A. Buchanan John Torrance Mapat-ing Director Bukiness Manager TO THE FRONT The memory ot Tuesday night Aug- ust IS, 1M4, xvill 'ong those who swelled the large crowd gathered together to bid tl-e Battery aud the Reservists, God speed en mission ol dul> for Hie Empire When the war. to-all over.-and peace is inoro restored in tlie land, it Will i of lo-.'fll hjitorj band- ed aoiv the brava toys came forirard at the 01 tfco Motherland, and inoi'sh only a. few out ot tne (or tlie time being chosen, fej represented the courage and or tne sous of the citv nhn, with De r st of the Dom.mon, Tore willing auu ready when the day and tha h-iur The slory and the cnthus.asai of departure of the Tvas b> tae thought that loose vbo "ooiposna it Mere forth, no', or a campaign 01 aggranduoraant. but to tiK trad'ticiis ot tlie Knife, living up jo its of Ulvrty justice. Liberty and Justice for tils smaller nations, rt.oae neutrality liad been Ignored, and whose lands harassed by tae armies of a mirr who had pledged to expect They lotf enough amongst us to respect-British juitlce aiid' British iiutltutlons. on thli side of the DO doubt, been open to true state of things now they are from the influences ot their political teach en who tfavet ins-tilled In their (el low> a false, belief. We tare It 'with us to show these people that wo are endowed wlth'the characteristics--which have tended 'to make of us a.cqble nation. Let put them into practice. Belgium's other name in Germany is pbiin stuuibling block. from Germany have it that a Socialist revolution is likely to fol- the execution of the Socialist eader, Dr. Lclbknecht. Evidently alt ils. subjects do_ not agree with the Caisei that lie is waging a holy on a horde .of. barbarous enemies. North pea BatUe is Imment CONTINUED TOOH FRONT PAOE. H. British troops hare not yet gone In- to action. When they do, It they fol- low the tactics: learned on South 'Af- rican battlefields, they promise a few surprises And with French, the hero of Kimberley, at their head, it is pretty safe to say they will ishbw other Euro- pean armies new tricka. in this deadly war game. Ma nation's solans rord to They are th6 jame, an'l had bid deflates to irord to uphold the same President AVllson's message 'to his people yesterday -was carefully word- ed and carried much sane The president is resolved that the Halted S'a'es snail not be embroiled In th's war He sais the Japan-Germany scrar> is no affair of the States The PresJdpnt is showing himself one of the greatest; statesmen ever produced south ot tha 49th. God speed to the boys of Lethbridge and Southern Alberta who went away lasf night to fight for King -and Conn I British- It is not to their and irue sense ers are made of, and show that good Canadians are good Britishers In the AUSTR1ANS LOST 301 MEN Paris, Aug, hundred andj men perished when the Austrian cruiser Zenta was sunk by off. Antivari on Sunday, it is stated officially here today The ship carried-H officers and a ol 285. were saved. ANT1-GEK.VIAN DEMONSTRATION London, a. m-Tbe correspondent at (kuoa of the Dmily Express, cays much Umeat is being manifested by crowds in various cities 01 Italy despatches received in London from Messina say sevetal riotous demon- trations occurred there while the icrman cruisers Goeben and Brrtlau vert m port The inhabitants ot the city, it rs stated, refused to sell the Germans, fruit or food. tke is proukk UwrdlatUy." BIG urn is Battle Ground CONTINUED PROM FRONT PACE Since Sunday there has ben no movement Vf the German troops on our iiaes. -Belgialis, taving ng- ENGAOEMENT IS Ui n unofficial memge- ftoja 'Brus- ,uid ae ua- sils, sent nortest was MM ta ian "God to Soldier Boys CONTINUEPPltOII fBONT PAO UK UK rijfct. From Jodoiiw to D.caat flfhtiag had betun. The there it more strict, and at request of the British, the fonifi are beiig asked' to learn the front: War Flashes official news bureau atinouncec in reply to "attempts ttwt are btiaf made by Uu enemy to spread false reports of disasters to ourselves and our that "no casualties have as yet occurred to ths British army." army reserve men left at noon today for Winnipeg, to rejoin across the party of reaerv- MATOR HABOIE PRESIDES ilayor-.Haiilie gave brief address. The Mayor said that occasion was hu lite., "There are itrong nod rtrea- uobs BrHit irts toft yenterday, 7 nrously tl-pulsed iM German attack) afternoon for Quebec. Mayor their central nos'itioa, the enemy arranged lot a sesdrsa, which .....transited according to sckedofe. B Stot' V.O Divimnal Officer conunandln( nullUry district number 10, Winni- peg, nu been matruotea of ike Hon- orable, the MinUter jOt .Milttla nil Defence, to tike itniporiiv commsid oi troop from the proceed- ing to tie mobilitition catnps St ,Val Cartier. He will come east wHh the have pushed fonard their troops in a corner bctWen the Belgian and French troops, their aim Wing to cause the Belgians to fall back on Antwerp; "These tactics, however, are dan- gerous for they expose the Oermans, if they fail ui'their object, to a Back attack on the Belgian centre It is extremely probable that it was m- teaded to cover ttfir principal object, namely, an advance of the main Ger- man corps, who are advancing along hefirths Uisl the of Lethlindge have gone but, along with oth- ers from the Arct c Circle to the An- tipodes, wherever the British flan flies, to tue ivorld the specticle of a united Emp ro Siauclicg shoulder to smraider to carry out its solemn obligations. WHERE WOMANHOOD SHOWS: ITSELF The Daughters at the Cmgire of Lotlibridge, representing the hood acd the sisterhood of the city, have done the -woman's part in the active ancT interest they have sacira In helumg towards a which those who went tr the front last night c-ate Weslsr Church with Its patnotlc and: enthused crowd, jwith the. stirring strains of the hrasa band and the bag- pipe, and with the oratorical fervor Ot'tlie speakers, .was one sida of the pifctufe of how men's hearts .beat when, the tocsin of war is sounded, :ftnil a nation rises to answer jt. St Augujt'oi's' Hall .was the other side, weman's solicitude 'was dis- played in looking after the_ comforts 1 tlipsc who were leaving for the front- _ Those iybo have left behind .wives nhft families r.n'11 see in the recep- tio.j .'.--corded tliem an earnest that Maj. thej. their share asd may it not be long tlljj them home again and' man coips, wno are advancing uong the banks oi the Meuse toward the I nuBtary special train south of Brussels, and that an at-j from the west arrived today-brlnging tact of.the cWttal Belgian posittons! 500 men jor tiw Princess Patrieii was but the shadow of a real inTa- Amonp siotr of the Fronticrsmtn from Moose Jaw. crown them rfith the victors' laurels. PICKED UP IN ASSING FOR THE BUSY NAN !__ Paris Sir- John iCommanagi'aiKiconierring-mtS tke ____________ CLUMSY STORY The Daily Mail explains the press bureau announcement of the casual- _. __ _ ties of the British -force as follows French generals, left for the fi9ni A clumsv story of this iind to the Paris An official announcement to our progress Alsaw. The enemy's retreat this tide was natdnod wants to aaaert an it' could not do so tetter in Let bridge, than tos4o honor to .-the men who will represent -this city on great battlefields 'ol Europe u the struggle for right." The mayo made a special appeal to the huge crowd for their consideration of th wives and families ot those of to eign wto remain with us, whc though foreign horn, are loyal Brit uaers deep down in their hearts, bu who cannot help having steong fee mgs for their natirt landE, whic might be opposed to Britain Con 'turning, Mator Hardie said, "Th U a >ery solemn time for nil of us He, must face it with stolid calm nets, and Pray for the success of ou army Cheers. DR CON i BE ARE SPEAKS Dr. C. P P. Conyteare, K.C., him self a man who has seen actual Mr vice, gave a, very scholarly addres which seethed with patriotic feeling iras cheered and applauded in itermittently as he described in luminous way, the gathering of Ernpiw's forces from the 'tear corn- ers of the earth, brought w to He front by irresistible -tics, which couM no i more fee' severed than (fee ties o "And ot Britain's be, "all can go forward wita tts con sqousnfss that they are the right Tie call km gone out Australia has heard it, South Africa kn neard It, will not be siltnt, but will take ber stand motberland as she did in South Africa, to tot prominent men iof all parties. He says that his'visit gave him absolute .-ertainty ol Jinal victory for the Illits. UHLANS MERELY A NUISANCE Pstlt Paricsennc special correspond- ent at Brussels states that vast num- bers o! German cavalry, poorly sup- lorted by infantry ami artillery, the plainn hittween Liege and Brussels, reaching only Lorraine. Our troops poured through itom the valley otitbe River Snlle, of which a number of passes have been evacuated by tbe Germans lanks of tne Princess Patricia Light Infantry are rapidly filling up More were' expected today .more are The regi o strengtn tomorrow, and ready tomove at any PULES mm Especially on Forehead tad Chin. Ashamed to Go Out.1 'Cuticufa Soap and Ointment Cured In Month and a Half. MCMIIUU on OUT: wltk on my forehead and ehiiC tnmble be- on plmplo and then vera times I felt aebmmed to ko out. They were red Iump> and Una Ihnmd and I squeezed the matter Salve aid-------Cream but tier did no toot. Then I taw the advorttomont of Cutlcura Soap and Otatment and mt for a cample. I (at 1C and begun tbetn and Inaweek'itimlnotloMaeluan. luied theianplearcutlcilra mil tad one box of Cutfcjrm OtatSHM Bum tbe drug itore with (be Cuticun la a monlb anil a out ibe black- to progress and prosper Dr Conytcare wished the volunteers and reservists Godspeed and a safe re- and lie saw ho reason why their relatives should not look for- ward to their return. MAJOR STEWART GIVEN AN (Signed) MlKLrdlaMenwala; Hair a. '13. and hair of lofuto awl ckiidmi a> Cutlcumfcmp. lu abHIBte ivtty aad n- (reituaf (rafraace to recomuKK] ,lt above ocdtaarr aila buttaenaMatdadtotlMNqaalitlesdellceM jet effectlTe esMlllmc pnwrMea, derlrW from OHUnira dalmeot, vhM rtwjw It rnoit Talntble In ofereooHnit a teodeocr to dlittMtlnt sruptloDi Mid snaaUmi a nor- mil 'condltloo of ikln and hitr twUtn. A ilDde.ealn of Calfcunt loap ana net of Cutlcura Ointment an often wBrtent when ill rtH faiw. gait 67 dmoltts and dealm Ubinliiawtiof net muled ai-p. aMB Book. AiUna poat-nrd r Major Stewart was pheered vocifer- ously as he stepped to the front o! the platform to speak. Tie volun- most of them old Battery boys, their leader three lustj cheer's from the platform, and the audience kept sf the dm for several minutes. Major Stewart spoke mostly of the tojs, their loyalty, their Willingness to sacrifice, and their zeal lor the Motherland He gave a resume ol levents since the war started, am told of the large number of applica- tions for enlistment which, be had been compelled to turn down. "If ti numbers were said could easily enlist tin the num- tcr Wit are ssnd'hg The mca all real- ize that they are going to figbt for a just cause, and shoulder to shoul- der with a combination which the orld cannot beat Major Stewart went down the list of men who were going, and for eaoh one he had a special word of praise 'There is not a man in the said le, whom I could say an (11 word. 1 will bring honor to themselves and to their homes and Country, and will never fail to do their.duty." (Cheers.) A Fljhl for Principle! Rev. 0. H. Cobbledlck spoke brief- y, but very feelingly.: .He Justified Britain's action In taking up arms. He (escribed the conflict as one of prin- ciples: Libertv and Democracy pitted against d-spotlsm and autocracy Brl tain "ana Her allies were on the former side, while Germany. and hep allies were on the latter If Liberty and Democracy won, the -world would con- tinue to advance, but It despotism and autocracy were victorious, the world would go back. Honor: bade Britain to take her stand, and she took it withontrfear.' Mr. Cobbledlck ale! that the present war would be the last, .in his opinion. A. band selection, a rousing "God Save tbe King" ended the-meet- Ing; The huge auditorium' of Wesley church was packed to overflowing, and the' new building has established its record crowd early in its history. Oh the platform, beside those mon- tlDned were Rev. Canon and Rev. Canon ifurreU-Wrlght. Mr. Fleming and Mr. Owen contri- buted patriotic solos. the Ladles' Turn The Daughters of the Empire and the ladles of other organizations In the city iiid their iiiii share of duty at the meeting In St. Augustln's hall, where tasty spread was arranged] for the departing volunteers and Rev. Canon Murrell-Wtlght fave a very pleasant address on pat- Iriotlim, and eulogized efforts of tae ladles fc their share toward MlpfBc the True patriotism, e was represented by the Cross nd the flag, the Cross being practical- ly tni.letterr-l" crossed off, or the tmination of; the good of and sacrifice lelng the' basis of patriot- m. ,v Tbe band played several selections and fescorted party to the station, here tlie largest crowd ever assem- ed'outof-aebra in Utbbridge waited J say tie last and God pee'ijs. Memb'ein battery were carried atott-oiLthe ahoiilders ot their jmraSest "anacheer" after cheer fol- wed, themndownTthe fiatform. The sefvlsu were also the property of elf .friends and relatives during the st 'few moments "When the train ulled in, the special' coach was ready, id the for the final rench that Would take tuolr heroes Three cheers and the "Ood Save the led by lai- ty baud, accompanied the music of e moving wheels, and the Lethbrldge ntiugent ot forces had last look at their home town that 11 remain "throughout elr' no matter where it take .them. Ready at Val Cartier Ottawa, Oht, Ajfg is Ir "receive the Cauad n contingent troops at Val Cwtier ciimp, and orders were issued st night by -the ot Militia all tammandinp officers through- t Hie Dominion to entrain on Thurs- day morning for-Vs'l Cartier camp. Farewell Cranbrock, Aug; J8 A public 'farewell was. given tonight la honor 'the twentv volunteers from Cranbrook, who leave Wednesday, or Thursday at' the with others of the Kdjbtenay reglmcpt from Trail, NrtBon and 'Ferule for Val the proceeds of the smok- er were divided among the volunteers, the first.'five of whom saw active ser- vice IE South Walter Cham- bers, John. Braik, Fred Gyde, Jock-Cameron, James Milne, A. Underbill, E KettErangham, Arthur Proudfoot, F. Bdgo, J Wild, H Tem- J. K.-'fipencer, E. Parry, Gordon Knight; Dr. J. H. Ottawa, Aug H four weeks spent in London, during the latter. part of which he close con-- tact with conditions of finance such! as the great money market' ol the world has not experienced for majryj a year, Sir William MacKenzie, head of "the Canadian" NoHSif, loached Ottawa yesterday, andT will he at the capital for some days Sir William' returned to the capital from, tho London money market? emptv handed Probably never before 'ias he been so unlucky in his flnanc- fflg. Sir William state? that he has suc- cecaed in underwriting at .worth .of Of "-this amount the public bad subscribed for 21 per cent a fairly good -propor- tion during recent stringency coml tions. The lemamder wai apparently saiei with the underwriters. Justr when tho flotation appeared" to- be a success, however, came the declaration o' war bv Austria upon Serria "It was all off said Sir Wil- liam ruefully. "Now It la Impossible to say uhat w 11 become of the flo- tation. The moratorium which is now m Joree exempts both'tbe uni derrrlters and the subscribers from paymtat f6r a period extending least, until September 4 So we do not know where we and must he content to mark time until con- ditions assume their normal again. In the matter from present appearances, this may not be foe some time yet." "Will 'this mean a cessation of con- struction on the Canadian North- ern It'will rhean.that we will hate to slack up at any he replied. COFFEE and BAKING POWDER Blue Kibbon, the name signifies all that li belt Always ask for Blue ftihbon Coffee, Baking .lolly Powders and Extracts. They will .give perfect satisfaction ;