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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 21, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBR1DQB DAILY HERALD Sbe letbbvifcge Iberalb Hlbevta DA'lLY AND WEEKLY SUBSCRIPTION RATES Daily, delivered, per year..... H Dally, by mail, per year...... Weekly, by moil, per year.... l TELEPHONES Business Office Editorial Office 1224 W. A. Buchanan John Torrance liacaging Director Business .Manager POPE PIUS X. Not only the church of which he was the head, but all Christendom will have received with feelings of the greatest regret the announcement of tiia death of the aged Pontiff, Pius X. When he was elected to his high office he was known as tile "compro- mise ftut lie will be better re- membered, to his credit, as the "peas- ant Pope." Born of poor and lowly parents it was only after much persuasion that Cardinal Sarto, as he was, accepted the position for which he was chosen. He fully grasped the responsibilities .of his offlce, and throughout his long life exemplified more than In name the.title of Holy Father, as his people regarded him. Not only a great, but an intensely human figure has passed away. The features .of a noble character were revealed in the .tender care and soHoi- tude he bestowed on his aged mother and sisters. Among the many anecdotes related of the deceased Pope, the following, perhaps, shows him best as he was. He had given so much of his money awav in charities that when he appointed cardinal he had not suffic- ient to buy his' ticket to Rome where he was to receive his red hat. Wealthy adniirers at Mantua, however, came to .his aid. Shortly afterwards in the magnificence of his 'new dignity he visited 'the place of tis birth. Enter- ing the poor house where he WES born he embraced his mother, and tlius satisfied :ier desire to see him a prince of the church before she died. This strangely enough, took place a few weeks after. Catholic Church has lost not only its highest dignitary, but a man who was held in universal respect. system and thui keep commerce mov- ing In the regular way by means of allowing the foanks to issue notes to 15 per cent; of their and what is practically a branch of the Bank of England at Ottawa. 'the banks are issuing this Increased credit Tor their own purposes, never allowing it to reach the .merchants, farmers and ethers who were intend- ed to be benefittai by the govern- ment's efforts. It is charged that farmers are coming into Reglua and making application at the banks for an advance on the grain in tlieir granaries are turned down flat. If this is so it is time the government was investigating. It is time to learn whether the banks exist for the peo- ple or the people for the banks. p 'ICKEDUPIN ASSING FOR THE BUSY MAN TO RAISE War Tax on Liquors and Extra Tariff ou WJues and Champagnes Owing to. French Cents Pound Extra Duty on Manufactured Smokers and Drinkers Will Pay the Bill Ottawa, Out., pre- senting his financial. statement for the fiscal yeac.-to the House of Com- mons yesterday afternoon Hon. W. T. minister of finance, announced that it would be necessary to raise in order to mwt tfce war Cigars and specific tariH rate is increased jfrohi to per thousand and oh manufac- tured tobacco cents per pound. NOTHING EXTRA ON MUMMS Mr. White explained that owiag to the French treaty increased.-. tariffs The Vancouver schools open nest Monday, August 24, Sugar took another jump of 5Qc. a pound at Porttead, Oregon. Threshing around Moose Jaw .is in Cull swing. The United States ship registry bill expenditure and other expenditure on j could not be placed on wines or cham- capital account. In order-t-o" dp this, jpagues. he said, it would be -necessary toj The increases in excise taxes an- bring into a certain number of [.flounced include tariff and excise changes. The tariff j On spirits from ,to per changes to be made as announced by gallon. the minister included tlie following j Malt liquors from ten ,to fifteen Green on the free list, and on, malt from one ;and a preferential tariff, and a hah" half to three cents per pound, cents, general three cents per; On cigars the excise tax is increas- poimd. Estimated" revenue therefrom from two to three cents pet with the Cummins amendment passed the Senate. has TO HELP OUT THE FARMERS. With, all thoughts on'the great war, and the' many .calls for assistance which it has entailed, it is satisfac- tory to know that thosa. at home are not being neglected. This applies to the efforts which are being made by the provincial government, through iHon. A. J. McLean, in conjunction with the Canadian Pacific Railway.: The proposed by the C. P. R. of affording low rates on live stock go- ing to the north for instance, and a special rate oh feed grain "from the north, to the south of the province will be material. It Is also satisfac- tory to note that the railway com- pany will assist farmers by giving them all the fire guards to the south to plow. There is not a doubt that the farm- ers of the south will require much assistance to help them over a period of disappointing crops, and every- thing of a practical nature should be utilized to benefit them. get the idea the Kaiser is licked, already. He is just limbering up. The French troops ought to be will- ing to fight their heads off for Gen- eral French. Tf the Kaiser owns the' Krupp fac- tory he's a winner, no matter how the battle goes. "Wise Bill. A "new Waterloo" or a Se- is' the way one despatch fore- casts the "big battle now on. Here's hoping its a new Waterloo, Kaiser Wilbelm is at the front urg- ing his generals to get-busy and roll up a signal victory and do it quick. It took his troops 15- days in which to make' much Impression Belgium, No wonder he Is getting peevish. Good advice is fcolng handed out to tho people in general these days to economize. It is said that King George has ordered that nothing but the plainest food be set upon his table. That is setting the right ex- ample, and one all would do well to follow. The charge is being maue in some quarters :i that.. Canadian banks are growing unfair in the present crisis. ...iHefflna Province comes out itrong; underbills., caption "Let' the Banks ctia'fging ,'ih ipite of the cffortH of the Dominion fovcrnment to keep up Uia credit A free-for-all fight between a party of Hindoos at' Matllardvtlle, B. C., caused, the arrest of three Orientals. Civil servants in British Columbia will receive half the militia on actual Eorvice. Charles F. Cline was nominated yes- terday as U. S. District Attorney at Chicago, by President Wilson. Four Austrians were arrested terday-at Soo, Ont They are charg-, ed with..trying to obtain recruits Austrian, army. The fight for the franchise in To- ronto has .been laid aside by the suf- fragettes in the face of tlie present fight for national freedom. The Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad earnings in" the" first week In August decreased by and from July 1st by _'Fort ;George is at present in the throes ,of a gold rush, and prospectors are reported to, be flocking into ths district from all over the continent Reductions .in the salaries of the city officials of Regina have been vetcod, and the question Is now a dead issue. pound. tariff in- On cigarettes from S3.45 "to creised from. forUveight and throe- por thousand, and on manufactured quarters cents per hundred pounds, W tobacco from five-to ten cents .per one dollar, three and .three-quarters.pound. .Estimated increased reveiiue cents, and the general tariff irccn fit- ty-seren and a-half .to .one dollar and thirty-seven and a half cents. Sir. White- announced that the changes, in the "tax on liquor would- Refined rate in-j be effective from August 7 last. He creased from eighty-three to j estimated that the tariff and excise The general tariff from GES dollar and j Changes will yield an increased rev- and two-thirds cents to two J enue of for the fiscal -dollars, seven aim" two-thirds cents. He announced that he was taking This msans an increase of four- authority by legislation amending it nfUis of a cent per pound under the! against the twenty-five per cent, mar- preferential tariff and ol one cent of goW from thirty to fifty mil- pound under the general tariff. Esti-jlio'n dollars. This will give an addi- mated increase in revenue -felonal free money bor- per annum. I rowed from our own people upon the The tariff on whisky, brandy, of the Dominion, end other spirits has been increased. Mr. AVhite announced that thesb from per gallon. Esti-1changes would make necessary a num- increase in-revenue per annum'iber of j changes. other comttquental- tariff Russian accounts .of wheat crop are very the spring Paris, that-there tadt, but by way of compensation they have taken Gebweiier, a teitlle manufacturing town of tnhftbi- .and tlie largest industrial cen- tre in Alsace after MUelhausen. -With.the French fixed at Gebweiier, Iteraey, Thann arid would seem to he no safe German positions west of the Rhine and south of Cplmar. old village ;of. Morchinger, which has just been" occupied, Has been made in recent years a_ consid- erable German garrison. town coyer- FRIDAY, AUGUST IRCU Chocolate Animals has been severe southern the important strategic railway t circle of BenestrofT.; Alsace are'to' some extent confirmed hy an official despatch "sayfng "the country, luuelhausen has-qeen reoccupied'by the' laVes and streams. French after- a still action, .in course of which 'six cannon and Large barracks and magazines over- Editor Herald matter of La- bor Bureaus has. been agitating the much cut up milrf mor'e or less for awl labor parties in nau aiicauw. years ROW, Mid labor pi the, Chateau Salinas, and liaments havc been pl six wiss less important and detached.f the wovernments wi artillery wagons were captured. Again, a French bayonet charge 1 i places, have recently been connected j j a strategic The mo5t ad. th more success. So far as has attained its ushing it be- tenod" to until such times as a wider. knowledge'and expression on the mat- ter had, to determine whe- ther majority ol our citi- zens, On this account Jbhe fol- lowing .resolution was put on the "That- the appointment of W. Al- 'as clerk the Labor Bureau do riot-take effect- until further no- tice." This will pnV the matter before our be their duty to express 'Opinions in such a v.'ay that the Commissioners will be. able to iudgo; .as. to the -people's wish, in respect to byway- of ex- perimentation, a Municipal Labor for Civic purposes only, but for. all employment. The City Solicitor advises that Barley is also much under last year proved irresistible. Though the Ger-jhecn captured, was a little and oats suffered much damage from prolonged heat and drought. s that have! in (jicat Britain, where it The Ames-Holden Shoe Company of Montreal .has started work on an or- der from "the Dominion governmen for SOjOOO pairs'of army shoes. The army council has decided not to allow war correspondents to ac- company the British expeditionary forces. Prof..R.-W. Urock, director of the geological survey of British Colum- bia, has resigned to accept the posi- tion of dean of the survey of the B. C. University. An outbreak of fire occurred on the premises of Smith and Rodger, var- nish and paint manufacturers, Glas- gow, and damage estimated at about was done. A statue of King Edward has been unveiled at LeJth by Lord Glencon- rief..' .territorials, royal naval reserves and '400 Boy Scouts took part In the ceremony. Any employees of Dominion Lands Offices in the west who are accepted for active service in defence of tlie British arc to be paid full pay on indefinite leave of ab- sence. mans have held out :so Icag, and; ferno that described: by Lieut.j national institution. Coming i nearer home if it has not already therefore he in: strong loroe, j Bilse in Ausclnar Kleincn garrison. a ptovincial institution, it their position in southern Alsace is Many of the old French population bjds rair to Becoming so in British is-nothing in the Charter to prevent the opening of a Labor Bur- eau. W. D. L- HARDIE; Mayor. becoming somewhat dangerous. It is emigrated and the rest were very! Jnve fighting women of Paris have entereii into a covenant to die wreck- ing hostile dirigibles. They .are all qualified aviatrloes, and their offer of service has been accepted by the gov- ernment of Prance. Rene Chevassu, late city editor ot Le Canada and financial editor of La Presse, Montreal, und his brother, private secretary to Mayer Martin, have left to join their respective regi- ments !n, the French army, where their father, Col. Chevassu, a descend- ant ot the famous General Chevasau, who .led his raon to victory. In 1870, ima already Joined the ranks, -Two slaters' have also applied for service ]n 'thei ambulance corps, and .'thus .the! whole family, with tiio exception of the mother, will serve at the front. 'Weil, "FORCE" is good! I wish I'd stalled ago." Por folk who have to work with brain and flakes of wheat, cooked With malt, makes a ready-to-eat, nourishing meal. Not only good, but with a delicious satisfying flavor, neither insipid nor too full. Folk rarely tire of Price 15c. and worth it TOASTED WHEAT FLAKES lx inonttiE. Sl.OOpcrboiforlhreopnlreofchndrcn's.fiMtnnlccd three per box for fhrco pnlru of men's Ho c- troof nocks; KM per box for Ilirco pnlrs o[ women's silt Hole- proof stocldncil. lioxcs of silk gnnrnnlcccl thru itn'iiltil. The Simpson Co, Limited Agents for Lethbridge ;