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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 22, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta f AGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGB DAILY HERALD SATURDAY AUGUST M, W1 She tetbbrftge Devalfc DAILY AND WEEKLY SUBSCRIPTION BATES Otlly, delivered, per year..... Daily, hy mail, per year...... Weekly, by mail, per year.... J4.00 3.00 1.00 .TELEPHONES Business Office J-J" Witorial OBce W. A. Buchanan John Managing Direolor Business Manager THE PROMISED AID TO FARMERS The Dorniuiou government Is doing the" right thing IE giving assurance that farmers who have lost their crops Will not W allowed to suffer. In this it is strengthening its .immi- gration policy, inasmuch as suet means of help will tend to Seep tlia people brought la oa the fehd. The Bid will counteract the temptation to forsake their holdings, where dis- appointment, though temporary, has rutWulty out IE. In this the govern- Blent is to be complimented. this la Bald there should be Included In it the name of the local federal member, who has done yeo- man's Berries in bringing the true of things before the powers that- bi: it Is not for the Herald to maks personal-mention of Mr. Buchan- an fe its editorial columns, under the circumstances, 'but praise should be fivca where it is due, end speaking U nubile organ it cannot accused of any want modesty in miking the intent Kferenoe. .Mr.-Buchanan is away at Ottawa, in, so expressing Itsell the Her: aid feels sure that it !s only echolne the sentiments, cot only of, its read- ers, but; of those who have watched his efforts on behalf of tha of Southern Alberta. WHERE DUTY LIES While It may be taken tor granted that the desire of going to the front is hot one whit less among reservists as among those who volunteer, it should bo remembered that there Is that in the circumstance .which makes a difference as it individually applies, Tho volunteer goes: out, to a great xtent, free from all responsibility. Tho reservist .has tho call, even though a willing one, forced on him. He-In many cases may 'be a married man wiih a family, and it must be a tug at Ms heartstrings to wrench himself from those who are not only near and dear.to him, but dependent on him; If he had been In employ- ment with good wages he has been forced to throw !t up, to receive tie regulation pay ot tho British army, ranging from 25 cents to 28 ceate a day, excluding allowances- for his ra- tions, etc., according as he belongs to the infantry, artillery or cavalry. Our duty, therefore, should not be only concentrated in giving effective aid to those who are In the line of battle. There is an equal duty, and not an icta less noble, in looking after the requirements of those left be- and seeinj front have no that those at the need for: anxious thoughts for those left behind. -Nor should our efforts be confined, .o monetary aid alone, but much can he done by taking an interest in the families temporarily deprived of hus- bands and fathers, visiting them, and showing our sympathy for them in what to them must particularly- be a timo of trial. The Calgary public school board ie preparing to retrench on expendi- tures. The death has Qourock of Mr. Arthur Outhrle, who -wrote tinder the came of "Anthony Rowley." A youth who robbed a French re- servist in 'Montreal was glvea six mouths In JalL The keynote of the big irrigation convention at Fehticton, was "diversi- fy your farming." The request of .Manitoba for a fed- eral loan, to carry on expenditure on .-apital account, will likely be grant- ed. Steel girders, dropping 20 floors from the top of a skyscraper, caused the death of one man. Two horses were crushed flat .by the blow. Aberdeen town council has decided not to adopt the system of joint col- lection of municipal and parish as- sessment. 'Tls said Kaiser Wllhelm is one of tile big stockholders in Krupp gun factory. Which sheds some new i-ht on the subject. Nothing like creating a demand for the goods. ratepayers, such as the high pres- i re water system, the now Intake, j THE CITY'S PLANS The intention of the city ahfad.vilh the works anthcTESi! by the sure and the 'laying of is tag. The cry ot "Hard con- sequent on the outbreak of war, is getting to be something in the way of a bogle.. If.' ?re dwell too .much on' it it is apt to paralyze us and strangle us like a mythical "old mail ol the sea." Thotigh no one ...particularly cares to utter 'the ihoujhf, it IsV'neverthsIfss, plain that the -present war, We are of the honest opinion that a woman could not hold down Kitch- ener's job. especially if it were re- i quired of her that she keep secrets in the same mannsr as he. One Beer will fight with the Prin- cess Pat's against the Germans. It waa the way. tl pirs was built ;d. But that British Em- slacerelv deplore it, means at any j b rate In the near future a booming The death of Pope Pius X, hasten- ed no aouSt by the great world war, cast a shadow ot sorrow over every corner "of the world yesterday. Son of a postman he rose to the highest in the Catholic Church, and during his Pontificate' introduced reforms which marked him as leRto. 0, are on the eve of the battle of writes one correspondent. People are keeping up with the news rate time for Canada.; obvious that with our lands iiitact -nd a "special damand for our particular products, with, safe ocean transit that Canada's opportunity thocgh not j these days. In the time of Waterloo in the way we wish it, has coaie. I all the English reading public knew White easing reasonable econ-labout affair it would not do for us to when one carried P! ICKED UP IN ASSING FOR THE BUSY HAN Tho Vancouver war fund has now reached KAISER'S SON ,WHO SHARES HIS FEVER Prince Oscar, brother of Prince Joacuim and the Crown Prince whose regiment has crossed the Meuso river but without tha.PrJnce. The Victoria Nurses' new home In Victoria Gardens, Kirkcaldy, was for-, raally opened.by Lady Nafrn of Ran- kelllour. The department of customs at Ot- tawa has received conscience money from a contributor in the east- ern townships. H. W. Antlies, managing director of the Anthese Fojmdry, Limited, of To- ronto and Winnipeg, is dead at his Island' homo, Georgian Bay. The International Typographical Unloa convention, day voted to hold ts 1915 meeting at Los Angeles, Cal. Tha Tote was 166 lor 'Los Angeles and 113 for Washington. The burning question these days -is ether the Kaiser.. -or the Boston Braves will win. If someone would 'of'j. find a nice oil well one of these days, we might :TT taking it over and, pouring it on the North Sea. Moved: Kitchener appoint Teddy Roosevelt as press agent, duties to last during the tenure of the war. arried unanimously, all editors stand- Some day sonie one will write the inside story of the North Sea. Just no'w the German fleet seems to be the only fellow on the inside. It may be that the Kaiser's fleet pre- fers being on the inside looking out. Lieut.-Col. Griffiths WainTtrlght who was twice engaged in Uie Fenian Raid, and who served in the Red River expedition under Lord Wolseley is dead in Vancouver. England is using daily, with its ex- Ira editions of newspapers, approsi1 mately 1500 tons of. newsprint daily1. The United States is exporting 1600 toes daily.. Tho San Examiner's tug boat took the German consul and ewspapers to the violating the neutrality law 'of the United 'States. The rumor, is persistent that Der iaiser is crazy.' generally works but that1 there truth behind one of those persistent floaters. await it, but to -prepare ourselves to make the most of it when it arrives. four days after- >ndon papers seven line dispatch from Wellington that the French army had been routed. It was on one of the inside pages of a four page paper. le. Ehoulds'C grumble then ibe- cause K. K, sits tight on the news bos. A SANE VIEW will have been noticed that war Intelligence, as it applies to the pro- gress and success of German arms, is not very inspiring. Too much con- Lethbridge Is not the only -western fidence, however, should not be plac- municipality that is feeling the pinch ed on the inability of the Carman of hard times. In Edmonton they are forces to contend successfully against j paring the civic staff and cutting those lined up against them. Defeats 1 down salaries, besides talking of pay- and repulses in a war the presentjing only a part of the salary and] magnitude are only to be expected on both sides. "We should, accordingly, make up our minds to receive them. Wbat ere described as "ur.lowara in- cidents" are bound to occur. wage roll, holding back a percentage which is to be credited on the books and paid when monty is available. In'Calgary the official axe is busy. In Regina salaries are. being trim- In this connection the London Daily mert all along the line at the cit? Chronicle wisely Tegrsts that a. large Shall. Lethbridge pruned early in the section of the British public is gat- season and is doing nobly under the ting the impression that the Germans circumstances. are already beaten, "This impres-: it goes on to "IB quite pre- mature. Tho military calculation at the outset of the war was that Ger- many would probably win the first Japan, fearing anything that may savor of German domina :ion on the Pacific, has issued an ground, but if our nation the French could go on after that without panic, they would, with pressing per- sistence, pull her down. -This is still probable. The calculation is that the Hrst round has not yet been fought, it has. not even begun. There has so far only been sparring." Further writing in the Petit Jour- nal Stephen Pichon, former Minister bf Foreign Affairs, says; '1 find too much said about the Germans being demoralized. Their original over-confideiico may give place to doubts, but that Is all. The now. "beginning is a war to the dettth. On it bangs the existence of .Germany ts as that of France. Jt will be waged furiously on both Bides. It probably will bo long and the loises enormous. Let us make up ooT to the fact that we have to contend with the msst redoubtable army in Europe and have need for To keep Canadian factories busy all inter. Is the object of a memoran- Gennany. There are those who fear dum forwarded to the Ottawa govern- that this may result in the L-nited ment signed by many of the promin- States being drawn into the fray on j ent manufacturers. The scheme is to the side of the Kaiser. We are of the make it impossible for United States travelling men to do business here. We therefore, be.prepared for all; eventualities, and BO, without being panic-stricken, view with eouan- jmlty what cannot but be the ultimate