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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 1, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta FOUR T H E L E T- H B P J D G E DAI HE It A TUESDAY, DECEMBER letbbriboe Ifoevato alberta DAILY AND WEEKLY civilian's dross they arc loss conspic- uous ami thus ;uv in a beuer position to ntt.ick.tho eupmy ,unaware." The Hun is a preai stickler for ilu? nilos of warfare whrn it suits his purposo. Otherwise, is his answer. SUBSCRIPTION RATES delivered, per year..... br nail, per year...... mail. year.... (1.00 s.uo 1.00 Craoow. then Brefliui, then Merlin. Come with 'yb'ur suKfiestious egarilini; tlu> street niihvny system. TELEPHONES Bailneas Office SdJtorial Office u-4 W. A. Buchanan John Torrance JUntjIaz Director Business Manager THE WAR SITUATION TODAY Aloug the line between Ypres and Armeutieres the enemy has practi- cally" abandoned all hope of bruaking through to the Channel ports. This may be gathered from the pronounce- ment of Marshal Trench that the last stage of the battle here has possibly been reached. "Meanwhile the Germans' are show- ing themselves very aggressive fur- ther south, In the neighborhood ol Ar- ras, -where a large force has' been Rssembled for attempting another i route through. This will toe a longer j (Intntl Duke Nicholas is so silent i'.bou! it. K. o! K..'.vlll be jeal- ous. Tlie Kaitt-r is sassy 10 Ion. If lie pops too far soirir Big! swede will get angry aud him one on .the .iaiv. It's- your system you know, and we feel sure Commissioner Reia is giuu to set. others' ideas. Don't be niraid to criticise it' you fee tin? sys- itfra can be beiu-fitted. DISTRICT NEWS LOMOND; NEWS. Lomond. Nov.1 -far- row ell brought horses from Cal- sary aroutui ou railway, nntl had the" misfortune ot having u fine one die ou him. The journey was Mkelji tuo ir.iH'h for him. Mr. 0. Cooper has the position as issuer of government supplies for this locality. Mr. Farrowell's new house is near- ing completion. He now owns the Hvery stable In town. Still our town grow 5. It fe about lime we wore getting a medical doctor in our midst to en- quire into thp cause of the sickness our people. dance was well represent-1 i! li-oin here. The entertainment or. Friday was H according to the cheering j ami fence, and about was raised. RETLAW NEWS Mr, .lohii Vaughn, who has biien j iclerkins i" the Farmers' Supply Co.'s j Istore this past summer 1ms pone'to. t Minneapolis, to spend the winter at ______ this home. t .Mrs. John Brodfcrson of Lone Sinr Help ihe Patriotic b'unu. the Ked [spc.nt 'the first of the week with-her Cross Fund and the .Motor Ambulance [parents. Mr. and -JIre. C. W. Hastings, I Fund. Ail are owe it duty jat l They to tin men who are frghting our bat- can pay pan of it this Five candidates in the field for if "the enemy succeeds in his j school board now. U's pretty nearly is a little town called [time they were beginning: to get on Aeincourt, west of Arras, in which [the platform and te'l us what luEtpry will very likely repeat itself intend doine when they get the in establishing once again after the thej centuries the prowess of British arms. News of the Russian victory claim- ed at Lodz is not yet officially con- firmed, but we shall not be far wrocg it our anticipations point to either a vlthdrawal or a rout of the .enemy. The losses of British and German Trarahips sustained in hostilities have been; be 15 acd 27. If we aiid: lo these the loss of the Bulwark, rvbich is not attributable to the direct action of the enemy, and the doubtful fate :of the Audacious, matters still Etand as before, for the Breslau was put out of action in the Black Sea, Goeben has been interned. The British fleet in all units totals 466 and the German fleet This acaies the British losses to date only, 3.3 per while thai of the enemy! is 12 per cent Toronto Tories are after Maj. Gen. Earn Hughes' scalp. Well, the Major en. may have a penchant for com- mitting faux pas. but-it can't be de- nied that his heart's in the right were at Taber on Thursday. They were j compelled to go there to get some winter clothing, as there is nc cloth- j ing store in Hetfaw yet. But it Is a j good location for one just the same. There were quite a few new phones put in northwest of Retlaw the past week, and there will be a lot more installed soon. People are anxious'iy j waiting for them to come. j Mr. Lane and Harry Hastings were at Lomond on the 2iih. They were hunting for a horse. The C.P.R. Co. have installed a new coaling station at Retlaw at the j south end of the "Y." Engines can now take coal here. We feel sure from this and other signs that as fast Us conditions will be favorable that j the company figures on Ret'mw being! The mayor told the people of Ed-jtfie station between Suffleld I monton that he and his co-commis- sioners lay on a bed of thorns. Ke- tween a.bed a thorny finan- cial path and the crown of thorns he has been led to expect, His Worship B having a real thorny time of it. PUBLIC SPIRIT NEVER NEEDED MORE "We observe with a good deal of concern that in a number oC the small- er towns of the Province a marked hesitancy ia displayed toy citizens at the'suggestion that they should serva on the Council Board, for the reason no doubt- that owing to the unusual business conditions they do not' want to assume the responsibilities of of- fice during Ihe coming year. This is a -time issn isust aacri- and Blackie. Aid society met at the home of George Casper this week. Quite a good many turned out in spite oi the high wind. After the regular} business, arrangements were made to have a Christmas tree for the young people and a general-good-time. We feel sure even- one will approve of this step and lend a hand. The tree will be open to every one. no matter what church you belong to. Try and come. A good many of our farmers are suii plowing and working in the fields. Quite a few have been after coal at the river. There is no ex- cuse for any one not -being ready for I cold weather this winter. j ]Mr. John Davis got in a fine car ot j Thos. .T. Doris has been elected Sa'hiflfa hay, and hauled it out to his j president of the Granbrook fair. t farm. We understand it cost S12.50, D. A. old Montreal re-jf-P-h. Retlaw; Mr. Davis has a P 'ICKED UP IN ASSING FOR 'THE BUSY MAN sident, is dead at-the age of 86. Cranbrock is to have a public mar- ket T Hamilton's council has decided to jherd of good cattle, and money on thorn. will mako COALDALE NEWS Thn Ladles' Aid wKI be entertained vote' urjan'uary bir license ra-jac iae home of Mrs. B. S. Paweon on i.-. 'Wednesday afternoon at '6 o'clock. Toron- j Mr. and" Mrs. O'Danieis have Owners oi'orchards around to contributed JtOOO i the use of. Toronto's poor. It is likely that T. H. Stinson, of fjces'on behalf of thsir communities, j Lindsay.- will: be appointed crown at- for Victoria county, Ont It is- true conditions are bad, that municipal financing is difficult and the; strictest economy must be ob- bat these facts warrant men iheir time and their personal inclina- tions-to serve the welfare of the com- munities in vrhica. ihev hie At' no period in our history will saner muni- cipal government he need more than during the coming men must be kept at the helm to dir- ect affairs. All partisan and section of apples to Goaldale from Cardston. Miss Cecil Pillars-of -Cardstoir i- visiting old friends here. The regular meeting.of the O. E. S. will be held FriUay'evening; Decem- ber 4. Born to Mr. aad iirs. B. Studle; The Central. '.Tetliodist church Monetuii, X. destroyed by fire, iLethbridge on Tuesday, a'daughier. Loss of the war. Hon. .-Jtobert --Rogers .predicts a 45 [per cent, irtcrease' ih 'wheat acreage Western nest year. It is 'being urged that all German Competent professors in Toroutn University should be removed. President Poincaire lias conferred ,i considerations should be buned in upon Gen. Jofire the Medaille Mili- Jie common effort to put the control I taire. the highest honor that can :be ,r municipal affairs In each comuim-1 Conferred on a general. iy in the of men can rely ..Rev. W. E. Ghrisimas. divine healer. ,j MKMrfv nf non- who acres at Oxbow, ipoa the- united siw--------_4_ '-r :fsays that according to the sixth'chap- jie Uer ot'Revelations, wheat will be per buahel in-Winnipeg nest year. Harry Green, found guilty of the murder of Thos.' Hill at Hartley, Slain., was sentenced to death at Bran- TWO-FACED the invader, ia one Hun, the defender, is another. stand the two side by lide we see-the a of Hun, who sign a scrap of papaf" In one minute onlj ,o hreak-his bond in the next. Hun, the invader, violated the .rality .of Belgium. The plucky -Bel- gians big bully, who, ex- isperdted that his had a cropper, made the .excuse that German: soldiers had been'nithleeslj' fired oil by Belgian, non-corabatants.: ONEFOUR NEWS' Misses Maggie 'and 'Alice! Greeno of Carrington; K.D., are visit- ing at the Greeno home en 33. Ted South'worth is back from Glas- ter ou his homestead. The dance at the Cross week.was well attended; and time is reported'by a'il. Z last j a .eood Rev. George Wood! of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Chatham, N..B., is ihe third Brunswick clergyman selected as chaplain with the' New Brunswick second contingent ihattal- ion. It is expected also that "a Cath- olic priest "will be chosen. don. He will be executed on Feb. 25th. Dr. John Cunningham Molten-nan, j professor-of physics at. the university of Toronto, is considering an attract- j s.'e offer to join the staff of the Uni-' versity or England. The late Hon. S. H; Blake, of To- ronto, :left an: estate valued at 819.' The widow1 is given in bonds held in. the Canada Bread Co.] The residue is equally shared by his; son, W. H. his daugh-' LouTBih and' Aerschott and Malinei'ter, Katherine J. Rhinelander of New! were-his answer. They were razed to Yort the 'ground: ciTilians -by the '-Under the authority' "of 'an araeud-j 'ment to the successidn duty act, made at the last session of the Ontario leg-; iaiature'il is. understood lhat the sue-- duties 'the provin- Tvere stood against a wall and shot down ih cold'blood. But taun, the defender. That is a different. Ule Bast! Prueaia. TUTU from Belgium to Tlie. Russian bear In- Prussia and did tlv'e Ger- man .warn his civilian residents jaud E. W. the crime of firing j upon the' enemy's troopa? Not, much. Here is hia command to civiliana wlioii German territorj is invaded a .Gerr man proclamation posted up in all of bearing arms to harass the enemy parts of. East "It Is the duty of every aian capable of bearing arms to harass the enemy until lie retires clal treasury will 'appoint a tee to conduct an into the es- j tates of- the'- late [ion. George A'. Cox TRAIN OF GERMAN DEAD whole population must take Up to keep the enemy always in imitate of unrest, to ieiee hie anitnui- tfefi, (o stop his food supplies, to cap- ore hit1 acoutV to destroy by any his .ambulance and hoipKftli and to shoot him down tiring night. "Wben'Ute crosses the frou- iers of Imperial German? (herq en ueB a of national defence m are permfjiaiMe of the landstrum who such duties should riot wear because by relftlntor their' Carriages Each Held Hundred Corpiet Onej i traveller just arrived from Belgium; where, according to the Daily Mail, "his position gives uim excoptioDai opportunity for ob- tells the following'story as illustrative cf the awful nature of the German losses in that country "At Ghent the otber day a friend of mine was on a railway bridge on "which a German military train had stopped. He noticed that all the blinds were down and asked the Ger- man sentinel on the bridge for the reason. Without a word the sentinel opened .one of the carriage doers. A Ight -met their gaze. The ______ ah ordinary first-class com- partuoht wa.i filled to the roof with oorpsos, naked; save for their In every carriage there wero one- hundred and thw train bad thJrtv They cost no more are 50c. a on You get "Cat's Pew "CatV'Paw" Paw" cue arid pay nothing for it. Tbe price is the saaie for all rubber' on "Cat's Paw" Iciod that won't slip. A MESSAGE To Canadian Readers .V t ft recent, issue of THE LITERARY .DKIIIBT is-published the result'of ari a'b- soJtitcly impartial canvass; made by its editors ainoiig-. the editors of. American newspapers to determine how the sympathies of Ihb American press ami-public in the present war are divided. The article shows, (hat in. round figures 28 per cent, of the newspapers 1'avor the cause of tlie 5 per cent, favor the Germans, and 65 :per cent, state 'that: the editors are neutral. The editorial re- plies also show that public sympathy is divided as per cent is for the Allies. 10 per cent, for the Germans, and 38 per cent, is neutral. This article is just one of the many important features, oi' the war news which Canadians will read with interest and which is exclusive with THE LIT- EEARY DIGEST. Xot only in recording the war news is THE LITERACY .DIGEST giving immense satisfaction to the Canadian and American public, but in all other.important topics of interest to invention, science, business, reliffio.ii. amusements, the same impartial spirit pervades. A Real Magazine For Real Canadians "The outcry against-THE LITERARY DIGEST is evi- dence of sheer bigotry and stupidity. As a ccMsctor and condenser of universal opinion THE LITERARY DIGEST is one of the most valuable magazines published on this continent. It is of inestimable value to the-eager but busy reader, to the student of-world politics, to the man whose business it is, or who makes his business, to know the trend ,of opinion and events throughout the world. Those who profess to find pro-German and anti- British sympathies in THE LITERARY .DIGEST are gift- ed with the preternatural instinct for discovering what their prejudices (Canada) "The attitude of THE LITERARY DIGEST on the war has been the same as Its attitude on all other leading temperance question, reciprocity, the Mex- ican war, the attitude of strict Impartiality. There has not been a large issue on the horizon In the -last fifteen years but THE LITERARY DIGEST has pre- sented both sides of. it, snd It is for that reason THE LIT- ERARY DIGEST !c bought and read. When THE LIT- ERARY DIGEST begins to present lew than both tides of the question it will fail .to fill Its sphere. THE LITER- ARY DIGEST, in-its. own inimitable, way, has told the war story pro! 'and (Ont.) "Telegraph." GET THIS WEEKS NUMBER FROM YOUR NEWSDEALER If for any reason he cannot supply you, or ycu are livirtg distant from a fcown or city..'. send to the publishersf-and you will get It by m'aii for 'a'year, perary PUFK CO... (Publishers of the NEW'Standard Dictionary) JOIN THE RED CROSS SOCIETY -As a result oi Nov." -2! Sam Hughes'; recently precautions imich-disciissed "amazing poss city's indignation is. as- Nov. 29. have been taken to guard possible raid by Germans or setting a German sympathizers across ucr. Following ail avalanche of print-! agara river. A permanent, guard .oE cd protests; memorials, intended to 30 militiamen has been stationed spur "Premier Borden to necessary Fort Erie, directly opposite Buffalo, f. action, are now oeing circulated over and the whole river front from there the city for signatures oi all lovers to Niagara Falls and Queimstpn, ,19, of fair. play. i patrolled day and night Tbe movement, which and 600 members pi the newly- organized regiments. Au- tomobiles and motor cycles -are used by the patrol duty. These it is said, were taken in response, to demands from civic organizations along ;the Cana- dian side'of the Niagara, who in- sisted; in communications. to the department of militia, move- .mcnt similar to the Fenian' raid was not a remote possibility. ........_, ___ Majnr-Gcncral Sam Hughes, minis- and in voic-i.ter of militia and defence, recentlv ing. iii strongest'teniis, Iheic'comlem- paid a flying visit to. the territory; auspices of prominent Conservatives, is being conducted quietly, its au- thors not seeking publicity, but mere- ly performing what -.they believe to he their duty in the interests of Can- ada and the empire. When, completed, tlie memorials forwarded to tiie premier, urging the performance of what conceive to ho Sir duty. Prominent; the .active dlTicciV'on' the" retired list pai Soi ton afterward' the guard on the Welland canal was doubled and Sat- urday the river patrol was establish- ed. SOAK HIM f You can help the Hed Crofia society by bpcomtng a roomher. The fee Is small, only per annum for active ajid 51 annum for associate members. Sign the form below, put in an envelope, and mail it or take it to Hugh Uonnan, honorary secretary, Sherlock Building or W, R. -Seatle, treasurer. Imperial BanJc or .John Torrance, The Herald. COUPON Please enroll my name as actitve (or associate) member of tlie ge Red Cross Society, for 'which 1 enclose my fee of Name Address, tioii, and in. spppcir.tijig action ot Major-CJcncfal Lessard in .ordering the i iHobijizaUon. BANK OF COMMERCE SIR EBMONO D.C.L., Pnttihnt ALJiXANDEH Gentnl Minnler JOHN Ain't General V. C. of Cental Western VrMetiM CAPITAL, RESERVE FUND, BANKING BY MAIL Accounts may be opened at every branch of The Canadian Bank of Commerce to be operated by mail, and will receive the same careful attention as is given to all other departments of the Bank's business. Money may be deposited or withdrawn in' this way satisfactorily as by a personal visit to the Bank. Lethbridge Branch R. L Brymncr, Mgr ;