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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 19, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PACE FOUR THK I.in linmiXIE DAILY iiATUHDAY, AUGUST IB. 191fi. Jktbbvibtje Derate letbbribcje, alberta' BAjLY AND WEEKLY Subscription Rates: Billy, delivered, per week Dally, delivered, per year Billy, by mall, per year .Weekly, by mall, per year .53.00 EDITORIAL NOTES With Inndseckers beginning to pour into Canada from across the line tho city looks like old times again. South- urn dune it remarkable "come back." PA AlCKED UP IN FOR THE BUSY MAN here. In spite of the war anil the hu of moil who liavt1 gone there Is a dearth of houses to rent in the city. There is somebody coming in i loui1 Tlie O.mulitui Northern 'railway prosecuted tn the Toronto [lolice eourt on it t-harse of cruelly treating n car- all tlio time to fill up the vacant plao The military cross 1ms fooun awarded to Cupt. H. W. a Winnipeg If Germans are taking over the Alls- doctor, with I Oth Felci Ambulance. of the leading TELEPHONES Buslnsss 1252 Editorial Office W. A. Buchanan John Torrance i tlrst time in this war. The old treaty jent in the Masonic fraternity. Mttnasins Director Business -Manager j will then bo Rone for sood. trim, defences at Trieste, the itiliaiu.: petoruoro died iand Gcnunns will soon clash for Hie very suddenly. He was very prouiin- Dates of expiry of subscript ions ap- jiear daily 011 address label. Accept- ance of papers after expiration datn is our authority to continue the sub- scription. Vour King and Country nacd right John Kve. of Hermtidii, a final There are murmuring from the I year student in medtcine at Queen's I iimversuv. Kingston, was drowned past that mere may be a general elec-, fl.mn a ,.1UIOO; a cpmpau. lion sprmiR this fall. O'limda is ratheri v.-lio could not swim being rescued. too busy for elections and if the mass j of peuple on both sides could be heard' Mi. Ktmi Is again in violent erup- such talk would Lw dropped quick. THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR The weatherman isn't in the good graces of the farmers these days, but i freuuont. if we remember correctly he A new cone is in process of j j formation. I.ouil underground rmnb- j lings are heard for a distance of sev- era! miles and earth tremblings are BOURASSA'S LOST OPPORTUNITY (From the Toronto Ulobe) No one (ioubts the sincerity of Que- bec Nationalists who protest that Can- ada has no lot or part in tho twUUts of tho Allies in Kuropt'. But when thoy. elect to stand outside sphere of British danger and responsibility" in this great strug they cannot com I last year either. But you won't find The water and light board of St. The repulse of many German attacks Bumble nowjMar-v'5' Ollt" lias along the western front, together with J agreement, to the St. Mary's M gains, by the British near Bezantin I and by the French in the Verdun sec- tor, were recorded yesterday. The French made vigorous attacks at .about what the old gentleman did deeded' t'he piece of i them last year. j land required by the C.lMt. thus bring- jing to a close all existing differences between the town and company. Fleury and at Thiamont, tround at both places. gaining There are indications that the pro- posed registration scheme is having a After an impressive parade fron plain if other French-Canadians, Joal ous for tho honor ami repute of Cnu- uiSu. c-xuuiitio with criiii-al eye the ar- Kiuuents put forward by the Bourasua- Uivorgne exponmits ol1 (.'anadiuu nat- iomility. In an open Icttor lo My .dear Henri being descendants of the great Josuph Staff Captain Tal- bot M. Papineau, now at the front, ex- poses tho fallacies underlying the Nat- ionalism voiced by he Devoir, nnd sub- jects to a merciless analysis tho claim put forward by the Bourassa- group to speak for Canadian Nationalists. Captain I'apineau rises o rare heights of impassioned elo- Hieiuie ua Jiii scourges the men who iave brought Quebec into disrepute, nnd who have made "the fiiiR term of Nationalist to stink in the nostrils of their English fellow citizens." Bonrnssa and Lavergue have failed to appreciate the true issues at stake in the war with Germany. They have missed the opportunity, now present- ed to all who value the principles of Nationalism. The tragedy of their at- titude lies not in the military wrong it does the Allies, but in the spiritual hurt it does to Caiuuta. Captain Pap- ineuu applies the surgeon's knife to U'o sroat military povor of tUc less do you valuo the nnattio etronstli of Canada. By the HUM yo nee fiftoon yards from a (.lemma arm und know yourself to be holding aht.u one yard out of a line of five, himil red miles or more you aro liable to b inquiring very anxiously about th presence and powor of British am French forces, Vour ideas about churg ins-to Berlin or of ending tho wa would also have undui'triwe some sligh moderation. No, my dc-ur cousin, think you would shortly al'tor thu tie feat of the Allies have been more wor over the mastery of tho German consonants than you uro even no1 over a conflict with the Ontario auti bilingulsts. Or I can imagine inhappy exslo in Terra lAiego, el- oquently comparing tho ot Quebec and Alar.ce." "May 1 be permitted to conclude that had the Allies been defeated Can- ada must afterwards necessarily have suffered a similar fate. But then the other alternative, namely, that the Allies, even withoui the assistance of Canada would not have been defeated. What then? Presumably French and English would still have been the official languages in Canada. Yon might still have edited untrammelod your version of Duty, and Colonel La- vcrgne might still, publicly and wi'u- out the restraining fear of death or imprisonment, have spoken seditious- ly (1 mean from tlte Prussian point of view, of In fact, Canada might still have retained her liberties and raighi with the same freedom from ex- healthy effect right now in inducing their Guy street barracks, and with i the Bourassa-Lavergn canker, and ternal influences have continued her to material and political the wealth garnered from the coffers fensive has been checked. POPULAR THEME FOR CONVERSATION One popular and never-ending sub- point out their .n the B. C. elections. The soldier? are aged twenty-six, was arrested at Am-' supposed to go to it blind. We are; herstburg. Ont.. on three indictments the soldiers who are fighting ihe-ennrsins him with grand hirceny from fight for freedom vs. Kaiserism will Ohio' whera lle was appreciate the Hunnlsh methods of the ject of conversation for two years ami some days has been. "When is the''Bowser j war going to It gives everyone j i n chance to eipress an opinion whether When munitions' concerns pile up the opinion is worth anything or not.' 950 per cent, profit on war orders clerk in 1909. If the privy council does not soon give its decision upon the recent bi- Huginil cases argued before it, Sam- uel Genest, chairman of Ottawa separ- fite schoo, (ak nroceed. "However I may deplore the char- acter of your views, I have always con- sidered that you held them honestly and sincerely, and that you were sing- ularly free from purely selfish or per- sonal ambitions. Very possibly nothing 1 that. I could have said in August. 11914 would have caused you to change your opinions, but I did hope that as events developed and as the great national opportunity of Canada be- active, the blood pure, stomach clean and the skin fresh undclear. For over a quarter of a century it has been a household remedy throughout Canada.' Best of Health and Spirits r Made in the laboratories of the Who could ask for greater Abbey Effervescent Salt Co, blessings! And yet almost every- Montreal, one may enjoy both if they take the precaution to observe the 9mcf0' ordinary rules of health. Keep the bowels ftTeeps "mc'ra allow Constipation to become a best of health and habit. Many people are miser- able in mind and body because To ovcrcomc of chronic Constipation. They ccssivc Nervous- are really poisoning themselves nsss, take Abbey's the waste matter Vita Tablets, 50c .which remains so long in the abox' 22 body, poisons the stomach, the kidneys and the blood. A teaspoonful of Abbey's Effer- vescent .Salt in a tumbler of warm water, daily, corrects Constipation regulates the the kidneys For Sale by all druggists. THE STANDARD BANK OF CANADA HEAD OFFICE TORCNTO A General Banking Business Transacted. Specis! facilities fur conducting business accounts Drafts und" Money Orders issued, payable at any Banking town Or City in Canada and Foreign Countries. W Savings Department at all Branches. LETHBRIDGE BRANCH EST'D 1873 of those who in anguish with __ ___d. will take p If Is such a lasting theme that Begin-1 E'ace Ille beginning of the conflict It is jngs lo lne In-lingual schools on aid Arkell, author of "Business As I time to step in and get it piece of that; September 5, provided he can get the j _VOur views and to adopt a has Indited a few clever lines I money with which to fight the Em-11-2 teachers that went out on strike j attitude. In that hope I have bee'n'cii's- j came clearer to all her citizens you would have been influenced to modify to it: Actual evidence f have none. But my aunt's charwoman's sister's son Heard a policeman on his beat Say to a housemaid in Downing Street That he knew someone, who had a friend, Who knew when the war was going to end- Meantime all we know is that the allies are winning and it's all going j to end some day as it was always de- creed it. would victory. pire's battles. It savors too m blood uch of >Iasl February, to return. 1 ________ I The post office department has is- Canada has become, beautiful but isued the following statement to the terrible as her sacrifices have The Calgary News-Telegram opines i Public: "Tlie British authorities advise yon and you alone oi the lenders of that R B Bennett I- a better author-'ll'at for prisoners of war in Canadian thought appear to have re- tnat K. a. liennctt u ,i oettei autnor ,Germlmy must nQt bo in lin-> mained unmoved, and vour unhapuv ity on those long white kid shoes than; el. or other tex-j views any man In Alberta. Being a fellow, title materials." The obvious par- citizen with R. B. the News-Telegram i pose of this order is to prevent any editor should know, and we wouldn'tj textile material finding its way to the dare dispute our contemporary's for explosive uses. VVILL SIR THOMAS MAKE THEM DISGORGE? "The Montreal ammunition company this week paid another of its now fam- ous 100 per cent, dividends, making a total of 710. per cent, that has been paid to shareholders, all within a space considerably leas than a year. As the .Mrs. Morse Davis, a Canadian mining uro-.j moter, was found dead from poison in i a hotel at_ChIcago several days, ago, lias been exonerated by the police j [ivo of any knowledge of how the poisoning have or'UieT would nol icarue about. Mrs. Davis was also aj havi, been Defeated.in the former case victim of tlie. mysterious poisoning, Canada 'would have tfeen called upon blood-sweat are fighting ihe battles of freedom? If we accept our liberties, our national life, Irom the tmnds of the English soldiers, if without sacri- fices of our own we profit by the sac- rifices of the English citizens, can we .lope to ever become a nation our- selves? How -could we ever acquire that Soul or create that pride without which a nation is a dead thing and doomed to speedy decay and disap- "If you were truly a you loved our great country and with- out smallness longed to see her be- come the .home of a.good and united you would have recog- nized this as her moment of travail and tribulation. You would have fait that in the agony of ;ier losses in Bel- gium and France Canada- was suffer- j ing the birth-pains of her national life. Ui illltl LIIHL n.lll Hiiro u cnlfHni-'t- lifo I j appointed. Deeply involved as the j honor and the very national existence G. F. BLETCHER, Manager. 2S8, 13th Street N active -'participation war until Canada'herself waV actually attacked. What would have Asulted? One of Eitner lhe dure a. life, and face a solcl- bonds almost -as -srrongJas the .closest of blood-ties. There was the. great oppor- tunity of Nationalist. There was the great issue, the'.great sacri- fice, which-' should have appealed equally to. al Itrue citizens of Canada, THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE HJHN AIRD SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., LI..D.. D.C L Prc.ldcnl iiuvti uceii caiico unoii i i but recovered.'. Mrs. Uavis asserted eilherto surrender uiiconditionallv to i 1 nave .served-to that she believed the poisoning of her] German domination orVtp'haye auimp-1 m Can- husband and herself was accidental., ted a resistance asamSi'Gernian arms I feel sure, would have preferred nt wilr! calla'm was attack- 'hat mattered then Jnternai dls- stood to own 41 per cent, of the com- the province ha' pany's capita! stock, the par- eut: company has already benefitted P preferred In his monthly bulletin Dr. C- J. p. resistance but as a nrobc'r co-rcctive aens'ons and ciuestions-olhojue import ance? What matterc-d. tho and wherefore of the .war. .whether we owed anything to or not, whether we were Imperialists or not, .5 completed its organ-; ter He advises, purchasers to raent. r have known roy'owii dogmas the problem of liar-! ask for pasteurized butter and to see to be seriously disturbed in the midst or whether we were. French or Eug ceed the which it is distrib- uting to its own shareholders this year in dividends and bonuses. That 'win leave the largo earnings of the bridge company itself as a clear Montreal Gazette. Is possible that such conditions ES the above paragraph shows is re- sponsible for slackness in recruiting in some parts of the east? The Ques- tion is not far-fotcned. On Friday evening' we reproduced part of a letter transcontinental railways and made j The Canadlan trade commission arrangements for the distribution of which has been conducting a cam- harvest hands at reduced rates in all j paign in Britain in the interests- of Canadian business, has carried out its three provinces The railway companies will offer miaslon successfully.' It.' was special rates for harvesters' excur-1 'JjatlYOO forms have .been sions from the east from August 15 j mannfacturers and to 22 and for threshers from August I who piedgefl themselves to 29'to September 5th. Concession for j Purchase from and sell .to-Canadian the transportation of laborers within the province have likewise been se-. cured. Tbe rate both for the trans-.'c sold ,to eiemy i. SnttoT of the'Hoyar Fly- which he said that one of the cent per wlth a minimum of one i SOP ot ?f front. The point of Derbyite's letter Is the Montreal Am ince of British Columbia. enemy and enabled tlie British to The Department of Agriculture has 'heir line! Lieut. James iareflilly organized its intelligence of his nilot, has been on busi-lection of Chas. S. Hotchkiss, chief i ness firms are to be allowed to make i publicity agent for the department i Establishment of a school for teach i ing girls motherhood is provided In the for by the public by donning the sued by agents of the cleiiar 'o theKinndlng ami opera- n n, robalf! officials say the estate to. say that the above company and i other agent situated al Prince manj more like It hale set aside the George anil tickets available from upwards of n.OO.OOO. government's share before declaring I agents at the boundary on pro- such enormous dividends Twenty-five i !f certificates from Cana- npr rent Ine! ton government agents which will be per cent Is not enough in such cases. jsood for reduced rates, and from Mr What the got eminent should do is to j Ireland of the department of labor. In take all the profits and give back to Vancouver, for rates from Victoria, the companies a reasonable profit, and Westminster, say 10 or even 26 per cent., according as the figures of the balance sheet might Indicate. F. W. Balllie, a-Ham- ilton manufacturer, gave back 5758.- 000 to the government, representing profits, and He did it without be- Ing forced to do so. He volunteered. Are the other fellows who are massing up enormous dividends 'slack- era'? What else could they be called? It Is u; to Sir Thomas White to make tflem .disgorge. The agencies of the department are established not only for securing the distribution of harvesters but for sup- plying on request the' needs of farm er.s. Already a considerable move- ment has taken place among the sol- diers, of homesteaders to points east and south of Edmonton, and of others from Calvary and I.ethbridse. CJins. n. riiiuiikiRR, chief publicity ascnl, Department of Agriculture, will answer all enquiries and requests. Have you imoked "Nobleman" Cigars lately? Clean to haifalc.' Sold by nil Drug- gists, Grocers General Glorcfc It's always a delight to Use Jflenneris 'T'HE twice-a-day duty to one's teeth becomes a pleasure with The entire absence of grit the soft, gentle polishing action and the cool fresh after-taste make 'Mennen's a popular choice with wo- men. Good teeth need to be preserved. The safe, sure and most effective way to preserve your teeth is by the regular use of CRSftN Sold by DruHUta. if ta obtain li readily. lOc, ind a Demonstrator ough to enible you for Cinidt HAROLB F. RITCHIE CO, LIMITED Dept. 10L Climiio F.clorr? HMtTMl I> tutlonal structure of the British Ern- pire, we are compelled to admit that the spiritual union of self-governing portions of the Empire is a moat necessary and desirable thing. It I thought that the development of "a national spirit In Canada mean] antag- onism to the spirit which unites the Empire today 1 would utterly repud- iate the idea oi a Canadian nation, and would gladly accept the most exactinK of Imperial organic unions." "You and I are so-called French- Canadians. We belong to a race that began the conquest of this country long before the days of Wolfe. That race was in its turn conquered, but their personal liberties were not res- tricted. They were, in fact, Increased. Ultimately, as a minority in a great English-speaking community, we have preserved our racial identity, and we have had freedom to speak or worship as we wished. I may not be, like your- self, 'un pur for I am by birth even more English than French, tst-lj am proud of my French ancestors, I love tho French .anguage, and I am as determined as you aro that we (shall have full liberty to remain French as long as we like. IJut if wo are to preserve this liberty we nnibt recognixe that we do not belong en- tirely to ourselves, but to a mixed pop- ulation; we must rather seek to find points of contact and of common in- terest than points of friction and sep- aration. We must make concessions and certain sacrifices of our distinct Individuality if we mean to live on amicable terms with our fellow citi- zens or If we are to expect them to make similar concessions to us." Tho crime of the Hoiirassa-Lavergne I movement is not the misrepresenta- tion of Quebec, nor the churlish sen- timonts of Ill-concealed hostility to Britain and Old France, nor the In- ternal divisions which sap the vigor and weaken the efforts of Canada In this fight. The crime is this: that in crisis In the world's history, when the issue at stake In (he last resort Is not the existence of the Brit- ish. Kmpfre 6n7y. but of European lib- erty and civilization. Quebec Nation- alists turned aside Irom the path of honor and duty and, alone among Canadians, remained unmoved nnd un- influenced while the barbarian was overrunning Europe and Ihc founda- tions of human freedom were breaking up. V. F. JONES, A.C.nert V C. BROWN, aupcrimendent of Central Branch.. CAPITAL, RESERVE FUND, SAVINGS BANK ACCOUNTS Interest at the current rate is allowed on al! deposits of and upwards. Careful attention is given to every account. Small accounti ire welcomed. Accounts may be opened and operated' 'by mail.' Accounts may be opened in the names of two or more persont, with. drawnls to be marie by any one of them or by the survivor.- Lethbridge Branch R. T. Brymner, Mgr OF CANADA Give Your Wife an Interest in the family's.finan- cial progress by open- ing a. Joint Account in the Union Bank Canada, in her name and your 'own. You will find it a very convenient arrangement for then either can attend to the banking when in town, making deposits or withdrawing money. In case of death, the balance automatically goes to the survivor. I LETHBRIDGE BRANCH G. R. TINNING, Manner! GRASSY LAKE BRANCH, H. E. SANDS, Acting Manager TORONTO CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC 1 A. S. Vogt. JIua. Doe.. Musical Director. RE-OPENS. SEPTEMBER 1st. A National Institution. Devoted to the Highest Interests of Canadian i Musical Art. -.The largest School of Music in tlie Empire. Unrivalled in Canada as regards the international distinction of its faculty and.the complete- ness of its buildings and general equipment. Special advantages for professional and non-professional students, as well aa for beginners, all work being under tbe supervision oi! the Musical Director. Send for Year Book, Local Centre Syllabus and Women's Residence Pamphlet. CONSERVATORY SCHOOL OF EXPRESSION SPECIAL CALENDAR. F. H. KIRKPATRICK, I'h.D., Principal. Rubllc Reading, Physical and Vocal Culture, Dramatic Art A Literature. ;