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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 2, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1915 feeralfe leibbrifcge, Siberia DAILY AND WEEKLY. Subscription Ritsi: Dully, delivered, per year..... oy mail, per year...... Weekly, by null, per year-----. 1-00 Dullness TELEPHONES: Office Editorisl Office 1221 W. A. Buehanin Torrance Director Business Manager ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR The Central Powers believe RICKED UP IN SSlNGi FOR THE BUSY MAN they have reason to tie uneasy over the at- titude of Rumania, which country may at auy moment turn from r. neu- tral attitude to one actively in sup- port ot the Allies. In this case the Germans would expect attack from four sides in the the and east from Russians and Ru- manians, on the south from the Serbs, -French and British, and on the west from the Italians. Rumania, it Is intimated, will be prepared to Join the Allies if Allied troops are concentrated in the 'Balkans. Greece has steadfastly re. fused to allow the Allies unrestricted use of Saloniki as a, base, and de- clines to remove her array from Mace- donia. In Serbia, the Bulgarians have tak- the town of Prlzrend, and captured many Serbian prisoners and supplies. Russians are increasing in strength In the vicinity of Riga, but very little fighting is recorded. Rumors of Austria's efforts to se- curVpeace with all the Allies are still prevalent The Kaiser, it is said, is attempting to put a stop to these ef- forts, hoping to he able to deal sep- arately with the Allies, in order to eliminate all but Britain, whom he then hopes to crush. Kediuoad, the Irish leader, on hie re- turn from a visit to the trout, that "Every day, every hour, Germany Is getting weaker. For every shell she throws at we throw five." So. a few months' ot systematic organiza- tion has placed Britain and the Allies on the western front In a superior position over the enemy. Mr. Hed-j mond's statement is borne, out 'by Lord Murray .of Elibank, ouc of Lloyd George's lieutenants. Evidently he spoke with authority when ho.said: "We are working day and night to solve the problem of now armies nnfl abounding munitions, and our people who have given millions to the ilght- army, will see that their sous ami brothers lack nothing tlmt can make victory sure. We realize that there can be no limit to our effort short of, j ibis, nutl we pledge the whole of ourj resources to the common cause. When on tne floor oi her home by her the history of the last year comes to daughter, be written, it assuredly will not be said that the British people have been either lethargic or apathetic. Least of all can it be said nt this moment j raihva' the British machine does not work! with the clockwork regularity of the] Germans. It gives free play to a great! The subscriptions to the war lonn in Calgary amounted to An apparent attempt to blow up Lachine Canal with a bomb was frus- trated by- the police. Geo. Gammon, a Strassburg, Sask., merchant, who.came from Forest, Ont-., is dead. Mrs. John Green, member oi a well known Orangmlle, Ont., family, is dead. Mrs. K. Krascr, widow ot Thomas Friiser, Guelph, was found Hon. Aiium Beck urged Toronto to submit a bylaw to the ratepayers in connection with radial many human characteristics, which John ff. Irvvin, .Montreal, just it Toronto. IN GOVERNMENT'S ACTION SEIZING WHEAT The situation which has been creat- ed by the action of the Dominion gov- ernment in commandeering bushels of irheat at the terminals and eastward, has not been wholly Clafine'oY and there -is -still a-shadow of doubt as to the government's real intentions. _ The action was unprecedented the history of the country, hut these times which demand such action in.certain situations.1 If the govern- ment's object was to" .release this grain from the clutches of the specu- lators, and place It in a position avail- able for immediate shipment, then the action is The government has intimated that the necessary bottoms are available for shipment of this grain to England, and the situation may ultimately develop to ,the benefit of the western farmer, relief of the pressure at iSe to that extent. More than 700 cars of grain were receded at Port Arthur elevators on Ml., a record for one day at por George Frigeault was instantly kill- are repugnant to strict disciplinar- ians, but the American people may fce confident that it strong and enJm-j rccon, fot OQC day ing, and that it will develop constant- port, ly increasing energy under the stress oi war." It must ba remembered in this con- nection that Britain's sphere of con- flict is widening. Demand for muni- tions is greater than it was a few months ago. We have now an expe- ditionary force in the Balkans, and our obligations there are heavy. John Redmond and Lord Murray expressed their view on the munition problem, after, and not before, the Balkan field of- warfare developed. WHY SUBMARINES DIVE SLOWLY ed and Mrs. Edgar Methot fatally in- jured when a was struck by an I. C. R. train at "Cap St. Ignace. The Distinguished Conduct Medal will likely be awarded to. Pte. H. Compton, Hcgina Major W. N. Brown, 26th Batt.; and Sergt. Ryer, of St. John. Kingston board of trade endorsed Aid. H. W. Newman's bylaw to RO befcru the ratepayers, asking that the membership of the city council be re- duced from" 25 to M. Capt. J. S. Taylor, who has been MASON RISCH PIANO CO, LTD. REMOVAL S Closes on Saturday at 10 p.m. We will open in our New Store in the Balmoral Block, next to Wright's Jewelry Store, on Monday morning. Tomorrow Saturday we Offer Bargains in Pianos, Music Rolls Slightly-Used Talking Machines DOW on Sale at prices that will clear them out in short order A Few Used Pianos at prices from up. Twelve Organs, slightly used from up. NOW .IS THE TIME TO GET A PIANO OR. ORGAN AT In our new location we will add to pur stock a complete line of SHEET MUSIC SMALL MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS. MASON RISCH PIANO CO 405 FIFTH STREET SOUTH Many people have the idea that as smccFthe beginning of the war con- soon as a submarine sees an eiiemy, I t d witn6the Headquarters Stafi the officer in command gives a sharp t London has bcen appointed to the Wellington Battalion. order, and almost before it -has left his lips the submarine is diving be- neath the waves. AS a matter of tact, the very latest submarines oi- tbe "F" lass take a clear five minutes before Dunston Himraerman, oi Hurnber- stone, Out., was thrown oft" his wag- on when the horses ran away, and they can become submerged. Many j the over his head, kill- of ihe older submarines took ten ram- instantly. ALL CREDIT TO RAYMOND -The Raymond Leader tells us that: "The Raymond. Public school has col- lected: a; substantial sum of money for the Patriotic Fund, the children show- ing a remarkable spirit of patriotism and self-denial. Patriotic collection boxes are placed at the door of each department, and many a nickel which otherwise would go for caadv or the "movieB" is given toward the over- throw of tyranny. Every morning the ariw and salute 'the and slut the National Anthem. The teach- uy that the children nevor tire farvehtly joining In this song, and ;especially'the laat verse. This is a for the boys at the front." Raymond is almost -wholly populat- ed by former American citizens. It IB cheering, yes, inspiring, to read of the patriotism of these young Canadians, sons and daughters of American-born parents These patriotic exercises develop a strong love of country, and make them good citizens. We wonder if schools in communities where the population IE more largely British, are as patriotic as Raymond. Thft exercises followed in the Ray- mond school should be in. vogue In every school in the Dominion. It is la" where diir future citizens are being developed. We want them to grownup respectful of the flag and admiren of the great principles and institutions which tne flag represents. Raymond teachers are to be com- the course they are fol- lowing: in creating a patriotic senli- ment among the pupils itee to H Quarter of an hour to sink. The reason why a submarine can- not dive.quickly, like a fish, Is that the water must be let into her i tanks to make her heavy enough to sink, must be let 'in comparatively slowly, if it-were let in with a rush the chances are the vessel would not go down on an even keel, but would heel over, and be in great danger of disaster. It' water, too, were let in too quickly, there is a danger of let- ting in too much, and in that case the submarine would sinfe like a stone to the. bottom of the sea. The water that is let in the ballast tanks is just, sufficient to "balance" the vessel in the sea without rising or sinking. Dr. George Elliott, of Grenfell, Sask., is dead. He was born in In- dia, a son of Major-General John Elliott. He was a cousin of Lieut.- Governor Lake, of Saskatchewan, Though very ill in bed, Robert O'- Neill of Lachine, hearing cries for lu-lp, jumped into the icy water of the canal and ed Andrew McMillan' from drowning. According to news received irom the front the Canadian trenches are now knee deep, sometimes thigh deep, and even waist high.in water. They are now, however, being drained. IODINE PHIALS .FOR SOLDIERS j. Lizzie'Smith, for-years a teacher Iodine is the best germ-killer in ex-, istence. Only a few years ago doc- j tors-used to wash -wounds with soap and water before dressing them. Now they use iodine. During the war, in- deed, the marvellous fluid has been used in enormous quantities, and has practically done away -with the hor- rors of lockjaw, gangrene, and other diseases caused hy dirt in wounds. French soldiers, are supplied with small the French call just enough liquid ;ior a first dressing from the Chi- BEST FOR LIVER AND BOWELS, BAD BREATH, BftD COLDS, SOUR STOMACH. Get a 10-cent box. Sick headache, biUrfusness, coated tongue, head and nose .clogged up with a trace ;this to tor- Garmenting food in Moscow, Oct. 26. (Delayed in the coast oi the Arctic Ocean, in a latitude north oi Nome, I have just seen the arrival oi the bowels or sour, gassy stomach: a section of the Belgian Poisonous matter cCogged in the in-! writes a correspondent. stomach, remove the sour, undigested''voycd by British torpedo-boat de- pension jouj take" the excess stroyers, would sail around the The phial is shaped like a fountain moralit' pen filler and is made of glass, and is j jo' fund. Miss Rebecca Rogers of San Diego was given Kingston acd Frontenac are to be asked to recruit enough men to form the 146th Battalion. Major Charles A. Low of the 80th Battalion and who was formerly oi the old Kings- ton 14th is to command the new unit. Steps were taken at the York County Council meeting to stop blood. When this poison reaches the ringing with that gigantic hoax of a delicate brain-tissue'it causes con-. Russian army going into Belgium. would drtamed that by ening headache. October, 1915, an army 'of dapper, Cascarets immediately cleanse the little.Flammands and Bcuxellois, con- _ _ I T-. I 1 J J 1 _ L jJ! ______, ___________ topi bile from the liver and carry out all of the world and down the White Sea the constipated waste matter and to Russia, and that Archangel would poisons in the bowels be invaded by Belgian gunners and A Cascaret tonight surely armoured automobile crews, roaring straighten you out by the "Brabanconne" and frescoing work while you 10-cent box Russian transport trains with Rabel- frpm your druggist means your head aisian sketches of-victorious encoun- clear, stomach sweet and your liver ters- with the Teutons, and bowels regular for vertisement THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., D.C.L., President JOHN A1KD, General Manager II. V. F. JONES, Ain't General M.itar.r V. C. BROWN, Superintendent of Central'Western Broi.ohe. CAPITAL, "RESERVE FUND, jf3.50o.ooo SAYINGS BANK ACCOlJNTS Interest at the current rate is allowed on all deposits of and upwards. Careful attention is given to every account; 'Small accounts are welcomed. Accounts may be opened and operated by mail. Accounts may be opened in the names of two or more persons, with- drawals to be made by any .one of them or by the survivor. W5S Lethbridge Branch R. T. Brymner. Mgr ''I found French, soldiers and. Bel- gian airmen and British bluejackets up there, too, and some hundreds, of The Military Cross has been re- Austrian prisoners doing odd johs in Vnri- i L1IC v-'j-uftb nan uccu j.e- Austrian commended for Lieut. (J. A. Baker ot half filled ,wilh iodine, and half will, hip i _ ___ _ _ air under pressure. It is sealed by a bead of glass at the pointed end, and when this is broken off the iodine' is forced out in a spray by the pressure of the air. The first thing a French soldier does -when he is wounded is to cover his wound with iodine. who make the town- will he more ii in uu iiiuii. closely guarded against. The 48th Highlanders, Toronto, will form a reserve regiment, under Col. James Cooper Mason's scheme, the unit to be commanded by Lieut.- Col. Robertsqn, formerly command ing officer of the 48th Highlanders. the Canadian Engineas for -Courage shown in holding a position under heavy fire. j BETTER EQUIPPED THAN JTHC ENEMY A'; few months ago we were worry- log about Britain's supply of muni- tions. The progress of the ivar ex- posed ouf great shortage and then ISojrd George started to work as Mfn- ister of Munitions to provide the remedy. That he has in. 4icfcted the statement of John Jt Mason ft Risen Pianos FROM FACTORY TO HOME Twenty Branch Stores HEAD OFFICE AND FACTORIES, TORONTO Joy to the Christmas Is Near! Will there be a Mason andRischPlanoora Mason and Risch Player-Piano in your home this Christmas The pre-eminent position of the Mason KIsch as The Best Piano its recognition 33 a criterion FIFTH 8TREET SOUTH, LETHBRIDGE :In the mam street of Archangel one .afternoon I saw whal 1 thought was a group of British army officers. I found thev were in the Ottawa's population, according to new smart khaki'uniform, closely cop- official figures issued by the Assess- ied 'Irom the British. A few Belgian ment Department, has declined soldiers appeared. on the streets the in the past year. The figures for 1914 lolloping daj ATexl morning' Arch- were for 1915 they are angel was snowed under, with Belgian 163. The decrease is attributed to en- soldiers, mainly gunners and (lying listment. men, and men well versed.in running armoured automobiles and peramhu- Port Huron, Mich, banis an- lating forts Little men, hardly big- nounced that the exchange rate of ger than Japanese; enveloped in blue one-half of one per cent, which has great coats, the .gunners with crossed been charged here on Canadian cur- cannon m red braid 'on their arms, rency will be discontinued beginning For three days the Belgians remain- today, and that Canadian money will ed Then as mysteriously as they had accepted at par. j appeared the) faded away toward the I south." That the Italian workmen who held the contract for loading the coal at'Used Whenever Quinine is Needed, the C.P.R. coal chutes at Dunmore, I Does Not Affect the Head had been, discharged atrd Austrians Because of its tonic .and laxative ef- hired in their places, was the state feet, LAXATIVE.' BROMO QUININE ment made by -Medicine Hat Italians. will bi> found better than ordinary The coal chute contract is not band-j Quinine for any- purpose for which, led-by the C.P.R. A Lethbndge man Quinine is uied Does not cause ner-' London, Dec, number of British prisoners of war In Ger- many is now approximately These figures were given in re- sponse to a question in the House of Commons today by Harold J, Tennant, parliamentary under- secretary for war. SIMON REBUKES NORTHCLIFFE London, Nov. John Simon, Secretary of State for Home Affairs, served notice on Lord NorthcHCf to- day in the House of Commons, that if the "gentler" way" -heretofore pur- sued to induce his newspapers to stop the "continual fouling of his own nest" did not Drove effective, it is pert'ectlj: possible to take stronger.measures. "4'1 do'iibt know Lord einfl' the' Home 'Secretary, "but he ap- pears to be a 'gentleman with the cur- ious habit br always" de? stroy the things he has made. Like the prophets of Baa'Ii he leaps on thp altars he has made. We in-this coun- try know how to estimate the value of. these jaundiced.prints, but it la a dis- appointment to our Allies and a so.urce of disgust to has .the contract for a -number of these chutes and he sublets them. Maltland Archibald Ponton of New Rochelle, N.T., who is given as miss-! ing in the casualty list 24th Battalion, C.E.F., was born in Belle- "le. He was the son of Capt. Ed- ward G. Ponton, Adjutant "of the Midland Battalion in the 1885. cam-1 paign, grandson of Lieut-Col. mun- hald'Ponton, organizer of the IsUi Regiment, Belleville, in 1862, and great-grandson of. Captain M Ponton the Cameron Highlanders_________ vouaneas nor ringing in the head. Re- niembei there is only' one "Bromo Quinine." Look for. signature of 13. W.. Grove, 25c. GOTHIC THE NEW ARROW a foe COLLAR CREAM FOR CATARRH OPENS UP NOSTRILS Telia JIow To Get Quick Relief from Head-Colds. It's Splendid! In ono minute your clogged nos- trils will open, the .air passages of your head will clear and you can breathe freely. No more hawking, shuffling, blowing, headache, drynesa. No struggling for breath at night; your cold of cattarh will be gone. (Jet a small bottle of Ely's Crcsra Balni from your druggist ,now. Apply a little of this hoallng cream In your no.strils. It penetrates through, every air passage of the head, soothes the inflamed or swollen mucous membrane and relief cornea Instantly. it's just line. Don't stay stuffed-up with- a cold or nasty catarrh. Kellef comes'so quickly. .T. D. lliginbolham ,Co., Limited, ment Plans For Unique Entertainment Under Way By Alexander Gait Chapter I.O.D.L IN BEN.TLFAr CO.'S OLD STAND, 5th ST. DECEMBER and IS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. BOOTHS PUDDINGS, DOLLS, ETC. FANCV'SEWING of the Art Club PLAIN 'SEWfNG CANDY HOME COOKING FLOWERS ATTRACTIONS FOR CHILDREN XMAS FROM A CHRISTMAS'TREE MUSEUM.-....... KAISER BILL AT PRESENT A SECRET. MUSIC AFTERNOON AND EVENING. TEA' 'Xrto DANSANT PIERROTS Proceeds lo Carry On Work of the Chapter Which Includes Educational ai well a( all Patriotic Work, ;