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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 23, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE. TOUR- THE LETHBRIDGJ! DAILY HBUALP 'MONDAY, AUGUST 23, Iberalb alberta DAILY AND WCEKLY. SUBSCRIPTION RATEflfl demand an. inquiry or cooso gossip. Do ns the Liberals in Mani- toba did: nuihe direct Dally, delivered, per by mall, per by mail, 'pw 9.00 JJ6S TELEPHONES; BUBfriCH- Bdltorfal Offlce a" W Buchinal) John TorranM lianasing Director Buslnes. Manaier ROUND''..THE-CIRCLE OF THE WAR' The UlA'ted., States is to demand an explanation from Germany for the rinkins the, Arabic. The statement of the British Admiralty that, the liner had not 'beon convoyed on her out- ward bound Journey renders the sit- uation more serious. OUIt POINT OF VIEW YOUR KING AND COUNTRY NEED YOU RIOHT NOW. Bqiffsssa in the-Tory chain in Ontatiio as well as Quebec in 1911 He'spoljo 0" 'behalf or the Con- servativs candidates In Algoiua In tho! campaign of that year. He went at the request of the present Minister o! Hallways and tnnajia. Tho Tory organization In bach ridins conducted his meetings. And :now we arc told there was no a'tiiance between the Tories and flour- asss. Bourn-sea can't be shaken off that easily. The Saskatoon Star expresses the opinion Biati "the one solution ot the weeds problem seems to lie In the reation of au independent noxious weeds -board, free of political on- Uu-lenients working under the. supervision of the faculty of agricul- Ssmu.1 Stacker ot was drowned in tho Bay ol Qmtite. Bow Island's tax rate has been Ition mui c e suyvi The Russians. are engaged ,Ae university." That sugges. land and sta to drive back. thajtlon' jg" .worth considering. Eii- invadinc Germans who seem to be f ement Of the weed law gets mixed in pollutes. We-will never get rid tlie pest in this country un- RICKED UP IN SSING! FOR THI IB1V ai the pressing their with increas- ing success. depends on he outcome of the-, mival battle which was raring in the Gulf of Riga on Saturday, and two or three Russian and one German warships had been. sunk. The German fleet evidently succeeded in. penetrating to the gulf', but was, met by Mem opposi- tfon from the Russian- flea l. Thta" are .beginning lor take shape in- the "-Balkans and already Bulgaria. is- massing '.roops on the, Turk frofc tier which indicates that her activi- ties will be on the side ot the Allies- The situation so far as .the other Bal- kan dence of a satisfactory shortly. 'Italy's note to Turkey, is sail CO, be practically an, ultimatum-, and -a- dec- laration of- v.-ej' between, these torn conntriffi is looked for at any ment. This, will give- Italy the oppor- tunity of. sending-, ships, to aid lilies in Dardanelles. states are concerned, yives. evi settlement PREMIER. SCOTTC-PUTS i, IT UP TO TORIES The'exposure of Consei-vative saal- administration in Manitoba, has start- ed the party oB on scandal, hunting expeditions in provinces, where there are Libers! governments. So fat ia- smuationff only' are.: beine sp.reaB broadcast; direct. chursssK hava nat il every 'Kirpaer is treated un the ame footing." Weeds must be got rid of "and. if. appointed in- pECtors won't enforce the law, hand ,ver the 'a'dip'in'istration to an inde- pendent autmirity who will deal with ,he farro0re, without fear or favor, but solely for the benefit of asricul- railway is a deficit maker too, A firm of auditors, after nn examination, make this statement: Had. the railway been financed out of m-oper.tr, skies and kept withm rea- sonable dimensions, the report goes on.Mt-nrobably have shown moderated results, but with a.-burden, of. debi amounting to S1725--000, it cannot possibly he ex- pected to say nothing to oifset Us losses to date, .until: there a a marked change, to the conditions. The re- sponsibility for the deficits doss not ie. In'our'opinion; -with those officials .who are doing their best under very adverse, conditions, hut with those figured'on, the continuance of Franco. Culver, ot been son Public school. The late Justice. Maolennan, ot Toronto, an estate valued at Kev. Mr. Trembcrt, ol Bra'uipton, lias accepted a call to the pastorate of the Baptist church at Cobourg. Clarence founder of the DCS Moines Daily News, a former state legislator and a veteran of the Civil war, is dead. A soap grinding machine lor public wastelands that a New man has invents! has the advantage that any sized pieces of soap can be used. James Chinnick, aged 63 years, one of the best known residents of Kal- township, is. dead. known particularly because raising thoroughbred cattle. Canadian imports fell oi! more than or nearly 30 per cent., during the vear ending with May, as compared with the previous twelve months. Mrs Campbell Bushey of Chatham was killed by. lightning, striking a tree nnder which she and her two bovs were, sheltering. The horse also was killed and one boy rendered .un- conscious. Miss Charlotte Wegg, B.A.. oi St. Thomas, a graduate of the I'mvsr- sitv of Toronto, and former teacher College, died as a result of injuries received in a motor accident six vears ago. Major W. H. Evans, a native ol Montreal, and who served two years in the R.N'.W.Sl.P., was killed m ac- oi was his PR OUD OF HIS CHILDREN tion while serving with th( Hoyal Canada "who Scots. He was in Western when the war broke out. In comparatively sha.Vow water on Victoria beach, near Collingwood and in front of tie family summer cot- tage Brooke, the elder son oi G, B. and ilrs. Westcott, met his death by drowning. The trasto.news that Peter Mc- Phail. brother of A. C. McPhail, of Brandon, and one or the best known iunilies in the west, was a prisoner in Germany and was blind through has reached Brandon. Rev Dr J. E. Ryerson, who went to St- Thomas, Ont., last December resigned as :ector of Trin- heen made., It. Ja .Insinuated that was graft ,W.the of the Sastatchew'an- parliament build ings and. that the'.; liquor', interests raised a fnmj to-kiiLa-.nroMbitJon.bill the- Liberals sharing in bet the .Premier'oft Saskatchewan deal these insinuations. He says: The slander- relating; to. a fund ot money raised from Jlquor-men in.1913; was toeing circulated... nihila re- cent session'was. under: way. Three; distinct tunes on( tlie, floor, of As- sembly-Mr. W-illougttby. was .challenge ed to prefer a- definite- charge-so- that an Investigation -might- be held, and ttree .Willoughhy pledged himself to make. charge .and ?r.o-c dnce some avidence. before, ttie., aes. aion ended. But the, session 'cams, to. an. end, without any, charge; be made. On this: matter, I court, an Not only to that charja, false, but 1' 50 farther and make the. declaration that no tints Saskatchewan L'lberil. sarfy ever re- ceive or iccesiJtflr.Jtsjisrty.prganiza-- tion fund a single dollar- from., the hotel or liquor interests, men the opposition has, been repeatedly chal- lenged to come forward with, a charge in' regular form in. the Katie.' of a aamagins alandar which, its press; is circulating and when the opposition to fulfil its promises to make i charge, as Mr. Willoughby failed the fact becomes plain that an, InTestisatisn is the last thing the op- position slander is useful only as long as is shirk Irepwt insinuation that I-myself or any memher of my gov, received a cent from -anj as Is ipoken of is a malic Ions lie, as also the aaacrtiGn lha there was anything underhand in con nectie-n with the Liquor Referendum Bill in 1913. I am prepared to prove that no .singlo person beyond the cab Ihet members was aware of the de- cision anect the bill until I statec 'such decision on the floor of the house. No one can be more ready tt Tvelcome an investigation into th matter than I am. I see another question mentioned "Why was the contract for the parlia ment buildings at Regina t Messrs. Co., who .vero in ex- cess of the lowest tender hjr OW That question was fully and effectively answered! seven years ago. In the election campaign of 1908 the public obtained, all the facta. The answer was contained in a report' and specific recommendation made upon the tenders (Tom Kelly's amongst the others) by Messrs. B. S. ft W. Max- well, the architects, which was acted upon by the government. All the figures and details of the Saskatchewan parliament buildings contract have been pubjic property for years. Not an item has even teen challenged. Nothing would please me better Ulan to liave a complete inves: tigatlon held even at this late date. I personally in charge as Minister of Public Works during, the entire the contract, and I am satis- fied that there is nothing to be brought out In. the fullest investiga- tion which will not redound to the credit of the government. Let the Tories make direct charges on their responsibility as members o: Dhe Saskatchewan Legislature, A continued: boom make- profi table. Woulil.' private owned companies ..ars: -siade'qnt any better with these Street railjiays in the west? An audi- 'tofes report, can't tell us that, the J-Janjburg-Amerika line, who insisted on pulling the lid off. evett this is only a temporary loss. That's the main difference. Manito- sinoe Bq and Herr Bailin hope, by ba had a wash-up, British Columbia- means'of. the German submarines, to goes in for a hush-up. Until the sky England's mercantile navy, looks a good deal brighter than -it ona create a monopoly, for themselves at the .end of the war. Apart-from this temporary loss, the Kaiser has made millions out of the wari He is the largest shareholder in Krupp's, and enormous profits the 'conflict have been stead; ily sent abroad for .investment: At the beginning of. the war he is under- stood to have invested a large propor- tion of his disposable funds in Ameri- can munition factories; so thai he is at "present drawing large dividends from the supply- of munitions to the Allied arnjies. None of the holdings are in his own- name, or in the name of any identifiable, agent, but the real holder is'-William, all the same. Fur ther he has made expensive invest ments In American and Canadiat ind. The Kaiser is in ho financial dim cullies, If Germany is. -If Germans had 'not been at war the Kaiser would not have had a tenth of the ties which he has recently enjoyed o nrlchlng himself at ei says home." "1 wish your Pa was 1 don't know just, what Pa could do if he were home, he seems so (rail, But (ivery time 'the skies grow black gets rather pale, An' when she's called us children in, locked the windows an' doors, the chain works ovfr wheels having qpen-1 ings into which points on the chain closely without rattling. Adjustable to cither an adult or life preserver that a Pennsyl- vania: woman has ivcnled is so form- cdyiis to hold a wearer's head abovo Vne water. {She jumps at.every lightnin flash an trembles when the thunder roars. An' when the baby starts to cry she wrings hor hsnds an' savs "Oh, It's terrible terrible I I "Visit your Pa only here Free Press. B.C. A Worry, Too all. Another spurcs of panic is British, Columbia, where. _ Attorney-General Bowser is the little boy with fin- ger in the dyke. If he- evsr pulls it out the rnesij will, bq terrlWe, liven new the tamneat rising, and the flood p! wrath almost.- upon him. The clergy of the lower mainland and a number of good citizens have band- ed together and are demanding, a Koyal Commission to investigate. The figures aubmitted by their in, clicate that, compared with -Wtish Columbia, looting was just inj fancy In Manitoba. Where; MteiMjan-, itoba crowd took Columbia ouUlt hnliB hundreds of re .k'er.'outiherqin Victoria men. to feeling out Liberal opinion on a modus Vivendi. A Coalition govern- ment is being more or less vigorously opposed by the Conservative news- papers, which is a good sign of what s running in .their minds. Some are >resumably in favor of it. They speak of national problems and the neces- sity of a "national government" to meet them. Tbe wish is, perhaps, father to the thought. At any rate, -be suggestion "is there, to take or to eave, as may be deemed fit. In fact, the Borden government is willing to do almost anything to save its' bacon. Although the voters lists unorganized districts are being prepared, and decks are being cleared one way or another for a general el, ection, the desire for it seems not as keen as it was before the results in.Manitoba put the fear of the Lord into their hearts. Hints of peace peace with honm and the long end of the spoils, the Wad of peace the Germans want, are in the air. ine latest is contained in a dispatch from Ottawa, which appeared in the lo- ronto Mail and the Montreal Gazette, simultaneously on August The gist of this dispatch was that an. extension of the Parliamentary term, a good, long extension, say of three yeare which would, perhaps, see them bacit wllicn wuuiu, into better times, is the way out of the difficulty. The good will and sincere support of the Oppos tion a bespoken-for this proposal tosivePre- mi'er Borden a general election at the "me that suits him best. Hopes are expressed that the Liberal party and the Hwise will agree to it, and that the Liberal press will do no snarling ori'the side. Alone with this scheme to get the nslde position, goes the faint ou liite of 'the policy on which the govern meht may aOTer.l to the coiintry- namely closer imperial rcltttlonB This nollcy is based on the fact that I're Srynorden was. an Invited .guest at an lAsnuith Cabinet meeting, just as George 9S Cabinet meeting la, ADDRESSING LETTERS TO SOLDIERS The chief reason why jotters ad- dressed to soldiers go astray is tliat the public'in many instances do not address their letters properly. Sol- diers are divided into two classes: those who are on active service with heir military unit, and those who are tck, wounded or prisoner, and, there- ore outside of active organization. In each of thl> two cases there is a different mode of address. Complete instructions have been is- >iied by the Information department of the Canadian Re'd Cross in Lontlon. Snglaud, as" to 'the procedure in each uBtanc's. 'In addressing men serving actively with the Canadian Expeditionary Force, write, first, the.military num- ber of the person addressed, then the lumber of his battalion, and tlie num- ber of the division to which Ins bat- talion is attached.-.- The following is a sample qmciai address, correct in every detail: 2336 Private J. p. Smith, 1st Canadian Battalion, 1st Canadian Division. If the soldier is definitely and to a certainty to be :in nance or in Flanders, add the -words: British Expeditionary If he Is known to be at the Dardanelles, all the words', "Mediterranean Expeditionary 'in 'addressing' Sick, wo.und.et! or prisoner Canadians, in addition to the military rank, number and name of the individual, and-the nttmoer ol the Battalion as above, add, instead ot the number of "the division, the words- "Care of Information Dept., Canadian Red Cross, 14 Cockspur street, London, S.W., .The address "P.O. Dept., Canadian Record Office, Mlllbank, London, Bug- Notice tha.t' letters -are only .sent care of the when the Bol- dler Is .'sick, Syotmded-or-prisoner. Cool in I hi Mncrw Neither Uw M Windi of wmiMr 't" winter un our roofing or wall Koow wiln wood V mat of mat of keip bnildinf coo) In lumnwr in wtal.r. Utf From lo 'ertain-te Roofing-Board n' thiclcncsa Mills ill tl tcrials that slve sell thcra at low pricca.; Ndealer Jo your locality who will be pi you further Information dbout ft you you General Roofing Manufacturing Company "r MI-. C. 1 GlaVfH ;