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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 31, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHB1MDGB D A11T HMAID MONDAY, AUGUST 31, 19U Derate IctbbrtfcGe, Hlberta j DAILY AND WEEKLY SUBSCRIPTION RATES Daily, delivered, per rear Daily, by mail, per year.. mail, per year (4.00 3.00 TELEPHONES Cosiness Offl'ce Editorial Offlce lj W. A.' Buchanan John Torrance Mauasing Director Business Manager BRAVO! RAINBOW The report ot the capture of the German 'cruiser Leipsic off Vancouver Island is an extremely interesting item of news. This is intensified in the (act 'that the Rainbow took a part in the ecsagenient, and Canada has contributed, even though in a small way, to the defeat of the enemy in wMch she was for the flrst time act- ively represented. The gallant little Rainbow is now how we shall regard her. While we shall do our duty with our men on land when tie opportun- ity arrives, it is satistactory to know that when called upon we can effect- ually show that we can hold .our own on the sea. Bravo! Rainbow. THE "SITUATION is REASSURING This is a time when we have to keep cool. Humors, sinister or other- wise, are bound to fill the air as to the- progress of tlie war. 'Until official announcements are received these should >be taken with a grain of salt, nnd probabilities and possibilities fully analyzed. We had a sample of -wild news yes- terday when by some subtle means the report went around that General I'reneh and British forces had been captured. Our phone was kept busy asking for confirmation of this public anxiety was soon put to rest by boua fide. despatches jchichi came to baud giving a new complexion, and placing things as they actually were. Lord Kitchener's announcement that the British troops'were occupy- ing their former Arras, and position, west of PICKED IP IN F ASSING FOR THE BUSY MAN Four meu were killed and three in- jured in a derailment at Eunice, La. A. R. .Norman, pastor of the First Baptist church of Saskatoon, was drowned. Ntw York, New Haven ft Hudson railroad earnings for the year ended June SO decreased A party of twelve Austrians who have been creating trouble in North Bay, Ont., have been placed under ar- rest. A-large parrot the town ot'Shelton, county sent of Mason county, Wash., was destroyed by fire with a loss of While lathing in the vicinity ot Duntahagby, Ireland. Miss Eleanor Stewart, daughter of Mr. C. P. Stew- art, D.L., ot Horn Head, was drowned. The Curiard liner Aquitania, now in the government service, anchored at the Mersey Bar, London, with her bows damaged, according to a Lloyds despatch from Liverpool. An attempt to blow up a London bank was made by placing an infernal machine in a deed bos to be deposited in the vault.. The scheme was detect- ed by hearing a ticking in the bos. The government has been advised by a cable London that the Bri- tish government, has removed the em- hargo on West. India sugar. Sugar now is .being exported, from the West Indies to Canada. The 'body of William Smith, a line- man ia the employ of the Montreal Light, Heat Power Co., who was drowned with, two companions when canoe overturned in the Cascade Rapids, was found on Saturday after- noon. Rosy Lucas, ased 7, St. Denis-St., Montreal, is lying in the 'Royal Vic- good-ineir ibni Kuspiti! oultering from conmis: losses .were rested and confident, and] that he v was confident that the allied troops will i.ow hold their entrenched positions, Is reassuring. If setbacks to tne Allies occur it should not be forgotten that they are by no means at the end of their re- sources. It was only the other day that Lord Kitchener, in his speech before the House of Lords, announced that Britain .would, have in the course of six months in readiness forty di- visions making up a total of 800.000. Behind these there are still more men from all parts of the Empire. So far as the Germans are- concerned, their army is now at its greatest strength, and with them there can 'be nothing much in the way o! recoup- -Tiieni. The process will, therefore, bo one of exhaustion so far as Germany is concerned. With the Allies on the other hand there will be ample sour- ces of supply. It is thus plainly a case of a bank Tilth all its capital put out, and Uiat of a bank with large reserves stiil to draw from. So long as the Allies keep the en- emy in its present' position, even without driving him back, there is so much advantage in the matter of time gained. The holding of the German lesions 'in the west will daily make more and mor? menacing the advance of the Russians on the east- The sit uation at present is by no means pes- simistic. sion of the as the result of. a fall from the second balcony of .her British losses are heavy but. if- it's any satisfaction, the other fellow's are heavier. The Kaiser got the jump on the Al- lies and is forcing them back now by .sheer weight ot numbers. But there is a (lay of reckoning coming. Tonight is the night every man capable of bearing arms should go to the armory and enroll in the battalion being formed. Other cities are calling mass meet- ings to determine .what can "best be done to help the Empire'ih'its'time ot need. Why not Lethbridge? Good advice to those who remain at home from tho war: Buy only goods made within the Empire; let the producers, whether manufaclur ers or fanners, produce as much as possible. Keep the wheels of com- merce moving. A! dispatch from Cnristiania stalest Food famine threatens the Norweg- ___who have mined their harbors, and whose commerce is gradually be- ng choked off. Mines connect all the LOS now between Stavanger north- east to Arendal on tie west coast Detective Levis of Vancouver was shot by an unknown man right in :ront of the police station. A row had taken place in the course of which one man stabbed another. Le- vis was attempting to arrest the as- sailant when a shot rang out and he dropped. He was rushed to the hos pital and Is in a serious condition. The fifth barrel steel tank of the Magnolia pipe line at Ringling Okla.; caught fire early today follow ing the explosion of another tank in the Healdton oil field, north of here Fire fighters said today that the burn ing tank should boil over this after noon, and then-will come the figh to save, the remaining two tanks o similar capacity. The evidence in the investigation into the conduct of the chief of police of Reglna, held before Judge Farrell, was completed Saturday, some forty witnesses having been examined. The charges Investigated were mostly concerned with the use of stool pig- eons, the alleged laxity of the police during an extraordinary series oi rob- beries earlier in the year, and the methods of. the police regarding lost children. With a view to meeting the serious ituation.of the building business in Montreal as a result of the'-war, the Builders Exchange has sent out cir- culars asking that a meeting of con- tractors and workmen be called in a lew days to discuss a proposition to continue building operations the re- mainder of the'season, the contract- ors to cut out profits and the work- men to accept hall pay, or a little more. Contractors say that unless It better to buy roofing from a big can back, .up .its When called upon than to buy from the little fellow who may not make good when his roofing falls down. When you buy Certain-teed ROOFING you are protected by a legal guar- antee of 5'years'for l-ply; 10 years for 15 3-ply, and this guarantee is backed by the biggest roofing mills in the world. OONFtDCNGC As Seen by ttae Gtntral Public confidence the great- est asset that any of can possess. It Is more to be desired than ability to money.- There are decrees of putHe conSdenee.- -It mtiv be minus Quantity, or. a plus quan- tity. At zero no-confidence ex- Is for or against such a house. -But this "condi- tion can exist only where the bouse or Its goods are unknown, and as soon as the public has given the house a-trial it -will pass judgment, and public con- fidence "will -then, be expressed b'y a plus or minus Blgn, accord- ing to the .approval or disap- proval of tho public as to goods and policies, of the house. If the goods are not as repre- sented, or 1C the policies are not in accordance Trith the etlilcs oC good publio confidence will drop to a minus quantity and the people 17111 transact business .with its Competitors Trhoee business are on a higher iinil more satisfactory plane. If the 'goods are satis- factory, arirt It. the .policies ot the house are right, tho people will continue to 'do business ivlth that houea. and will help- to build It up. plus sign of .public con? fidence is always' the name of a house of. business that considers service to-." its -absolute integrity with reference to its goods, and. high ideals in its buafhcsa poli- cies, as being or greater conse- quence-than the'mere earning of dividends.- A well satisfied community .ot customers Is tho key to the success of any housa of business, 5n5, having lished this..-dividends Will sure to follow. Certain-teed Roofing m'toHf or shingles, is sold 'at a reasonable price everywhere by dealers who believe in giving tinsurpasstf d qual- ity at a fair margin of profit General Roofing Mfg. Company -Worlft lannt mannflKtarrn tfrotfrg and fapert Plymouth BldV. Minneapolis, Minn. Tftl.phoan NicolUt 4156; 3402 Atktfs CttTcltM St. Cufhntl Kaw M Citr SuUfe Lnlon rUabtn Srtef Calgary, Aug. volunteers from the 4th Field Troop .C. E.-who left for Valcartier on August 81 In number equal to the war strength of tho troop (76 all ranks) aufl tke troop is now considerably, "'below, strength. AB the Empire Is'at war'and more Canadian engineers may be required at any time, It is desired to again re- cruit up to the full war Btrehgth of the troop. The men particularly required are those having a knowledge ol engin- eering work, men. with a trade ouch as carpenters, iron workers, black- smiths, wheelwrights, stone or brick :css, telegrapli or telephone .ex- perts and drivers. Men will be enrolled in: the troop under two separate classifications as below: f For Ptace Training only, men re- siding in Calgary or-the close vicinity u.'ll be enrolled and would not be called oh for active service unless the troop be called on for acthe service by the Minister of Militia Under this class no medical examination is required but robust men having the niai mjalificatlbnB as above are sired.." Recruits for "peace training would be given first choice to volun- teer for active service if another call for volunteers is made. Volunteers for Active Service will have their applications accepted 'Calgary or any other plaxre ja and in case of a-.call for more teers, will foe immediately notified, hut before final acceptance will have to be passed, as fit tor active service military doctor. The physical requirements for the first contingent were, height 6 feet .4 inches and chest 34% inches normal It is desirable that men from outside points should be passed by a mUitary doctor as fit for active service and slips properly signed to this effect, jn which case as soon as a furtfier was ordered they could' port at Calgary, knowing that they would be accepted.''.. AH application's will given first choice according to date of receipt, at Calgary. All applications should be address- ed to Captain P. H. Peters, 513 8th Ave. West, Calgary> FORMER LETHBRIDGE LADY'S SISTER LITTLE STRUCK AN ICEBERG Big Grain Steamer, Liverpool-Bound, Ran Amuck on Friday Night Curling, Nwfld., Aug. big tramp steamer grain fatten, from Mon- treal for Liverpool, is reported beach- ed on the Newfoundland west coast, 110 miles north of here. The steam- er struck an iceberg in the Straits of Bale Isle Friday night, and -was- com- elied to run ashore with her fprehold ull of water. Several rescue steamers Ish vessel of 3429 tons, owned by R. Chapman Sons of Newcastle, Eng- The suggestion is mado that south- ern farmers, with stock that they cannot fend during the winter, should .Instead of shipping them nortb, deavor to arrange with farmers ,Uie Irrigated land east of Lethbridge to feed them. It will keep both the money and'the stock at home. The Board of Trade might constitute It- a medium for bringing this about Back From Business Trip E. U.-Rylands has returned from a business trip to Montreal and Toronto, and from a visit at his home in mith's Falls. Mr. Rylands states that he east is' recovering from the tight- ening of the money markets caused by he announcement of "war. this can bo done the building opera- tions will have to cease. .An er-Grenadler Guardsman, named Henry Ellison, living at, Battersea has eight sons serving with the colors. Seven brothers, belonging to bam, near Cambridge, are serving In the war. One is on a warship, anoth or, who emigrated, some time ago. ia coming ibaok with tho Canadian con tingent, four are already with their regiments, and the seventh has juat left his employment with Messrs Chivers and Sons, the jam manufac turere of IHaton, to join tho colors A Viator is married to a bluejacket in the war. ave gone to the scene. Report En Montreal Montreal, Aug. was re eived here today that the tramp PlNCHEri BOY CUMBS SUC- Pincher Creek, Alta., Aug. a lingering illness the death.occurred of Miss Marie Atkinson, eldest sister of Mrs. (Rev.) A. A. Lytle, ;on Tues- day afternoon, August'-25, at the Meth- odist parsonage. Miss Atkinson- had been here but one short year, having come here from Si! Mary's, Ont, but had made many friends. A> servjce was held at 4 p.m. Thursday, the Rev. H, Wright officiating, and the remains were shipped to St. Mary's .for inter- ment. Much sympathy Is felt for Mr. the WAR EQUIPMENT of every Canadian who goes to the front should include a __Razor (Made in Canada) Then the hardeft campaigning cannot rob him of the comfort of his regular shave, for.the Gillette its work as quickly and well in the armed camp as in the perfedUy appointed private bathroom. Light, compaA, safe under any) circuroftances, die Gillette Safety Razor Pocket Edition or Combin- ation Set "fits in" perfectly with active service conditions. IfyourSoldierBoydoesn'talready own one, give him a Gillette, with his name engraved on case or razor, before he leaves for the front To Purchasers Any Gillette Dealer (this includes most Drug, Jewelry and Hardware: Stores) wiU guarantee delivery of the Set you select to the Soldier you name, at Valcartier Camp, without extra charge. Pocket Editions dike cost from to Combination Sets isit) cost from Standard Sets ToDeatcrs Write or wire us tho'orders you take for Gillette Sets for Soldiers at Valcartier Camp, and we will guarantee prompt de- livery from here, paying carrying charges and crediting you with the sales. 36 and Mrs. son of Yellow Grass, rlariana tore injroucn wii; and G. M. Atkinson of Kamloops, all I to stagger like a drunk- er'whom were present at the service.' Many floral offerings expressed the Gillette Safety Razor Co., of Office and factory: THE MEW GILLETTE BUILDING, Montreal Britsh Noble- man Now Held Prisoner of War London, 'Aug. might, who has been prominent ia tho administration: ot. Cape Colony, has been arrested by the. Gcrmabs at Nutemburg, where he has been tak- ing the cure and is now held a pris- oner of war. The high commissioner, of the Union of South Africa in London, lias appealed to the Ameri- can ambassador r Berlin to obtain Sir James' release. "LIKE PEAS FROM A SACK" That Is Way Tommy Atkins Describes Onslaught of Germans London, Aug. were oh U8 like peas emptied from; a sack." This was the phrase used by a British offi- cer who arrived at .Folkestone, from the front, In describing tile ovefwehlm- InB force of tlie German'attack in recent fighting. Further, he refused to discuss the battle. "We have been he said, "not to recount our personal experi- ence even to our own friends until fourteen days havo elapsed." London, Aug. Lottus, writing to his brother in England, oi the experiences ol the British in the battle of It came unexpectedly at a time when we had given up hope .of somng any Germans; Just reveille our cavalry pickets fell reporting the ap'proach of Ha enemy in force. We lay in trenches as our artillery opened on them in fine style, and KOOU they returned the compliment. They were a long time finding the range. about half an hour their in- fantry came into view. They were in solid squares, standing out sharply the sky line. You could not help swing them. We lay in our trenches'without a sourid and they crept nearer and near- er. Then our "officers gave the word, IB flickered along stream o! bullets mass. it Of tore through the en man suddenly Tien came more shelling -of our and another rush across tho open on our front. This time they were strongly sup- ported by cavalry who sunered ter- ribly, but came up to. our lines. We received them in the good old way, the front ranks with the bay- onet, irtiu the rear'ranks keeping up an incessant firing, and alter a hard tussle they retired .hastily. Just as they thought themselves safe our in- fantry men swooped down on them, cutting right and left. This sort ot thing went on through the whcjle day without bringing the Germans any nearer to shilling us. After the last attack wo lay down (to sleep in our clothes, hut before sunrise were told; to abandon our po- sition. Nobody knew why we had to, but obeyed without a murmur. The enemy's cavalry, evidently mis- understanding our action, came down on us again in' force, but our men behaved very well and the Germans gave it' up as a bad job. tietweon the eyes and then they made a run at us. Half-way across the open another volley tore through their ranks. By tliis time our artillery began eived here today that the tramp UIRUU, ugsu dropping shells among them, ami learner ashore on the west coast of i months, was called to Join .his Ijttlo, thsy lnto open formation, rush- Mewfoundland is the Florlstone, a Bri- sister Marion in tho, Gre.it -Seyond, ta .like nlad toward, the trenches. ____, ,._.____j TJ whn had nre-deceased him only four i On our the Germans fell back m sympathy felt for the sorrowing fam- ily. .On Sunday, August 23, Thos. Lelth Upton, aged three years and seven who had short days. Marion was and seven months when she passed away on Wednesday, August phe was aid to rest amid showers of beautiful fiowers on Thursday, August 20. Leith laid by her side on Monday, Aug- ust 24. He also rests 'neath a bed ot 'lowers. The services were conduct- ed by Rev. A. A. LyWe, .-who spoke words of trust and comfort to tlie sor- rowing friends and the bereaved. par- ents. Marlon and Leith were fhe eld- est children of Mr. and-'Mrs. F. E, Upton, for whom tlie deepest sym- pathy of tie entire community is felt AUTO SCARED HORSES nd Warner Farnwr Lays Action Against The Driver Warner, Alta., Aug. h Hoi- royd, who a few days ago had two heroes very seriously injured through piling into a disk when scared, by a passing automobile, has laid Informa- tion against R. J. Flynn, sales repre- sentative of the Ford Motor Co. of Cal- gary, whose machine, be claims, 'was dlrecWy responsible for the .accident. The caso will be tried here on .Thurs- day next, when It Is thought tbtt In- spector Lindsay ot LethbridKe will hear the evidence. Mr. Plynn's headquarters are In gary, but it Is stated he drlvjng a car from tho Lethbridge branch'of (he company, hence the rumor that brldgo parties were responsible.: confusion and lay down wherever cov er was available, we gave them no rest- and soon they were again in flight. Nelson German Couldn't Find WayioGermany Nelson, Aug. local German narrowly escaped being tarred, feath- ered and finally shown the difference between time and eternity here this week! The man was a miner, arid upon- the opening of hostilities Quit his Job and endeavored to cross Into the'United States at several different In an effort to reach the Father- land. He was turned back at every point, and finally, discouraged, he re- turned to Nelson in of his for- per Job. The foreman in the mine where he was working pulled out his watch, informed the German the time of departure of the next lioat, and told him to make himself scarce as speedily as possible. Ho was in a nasty frame of mind and commenced to harangue on the vicissitudes one was forced to shoulder In Canada. He finally reported to the police and is now under strict surveillance. It is general opinion that he Is for- tuhctc to 'bo allvo. EXTRA SAILING, 'S.S. Saturday, September 6th, Daylight. Snecially chartered by Canadian Northern. rf ecclrt All TnnTTia nll cabin passengers. one class One, two and Kato ?65.10. All rooms outside, three bSrtned'rb'oms. Main deck amidships. This steamer has up-to-date Dining Saloon, Music Room, Sheltered Promenade Decks, and carries Stewardesses to attend ladies and children. No Steerage. For full Information apply any Rail or Steamship Agent, or A. H. DAVIS, General Agent, 583 Malti St., Winnipeg, Spend Vacation at Waterton Lakes Southern Alberta's .famous Summer Kesort, ''with 18 miles of Navigable, Water for Launches and Bow Boats Good Trout Rates and Fisting per day Additional accommodation at the neve Lake Hotel Stage leaves King Edward Hotel at Pin- cher Creek every morning for tho ;