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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 10, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta 10; 1915 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVF Complete Line of VICTOR RECORDS and MACHINES Always in Stock A. WRIGHT The City's Leading Jeweller 8 Gifts The music, of the Vidtrola is the music ofytjie home, music for every occasion, Music in all its beauty. t i Keep the family spirit alive with happy, wholesome hours-have a Vic- trolain your home this Christmas! Always Look for this Trade Mark It will bring to your fireside all the songs and superb art of the world's greatest singers and It will sing at any time your favorite songs or play any of the light tune- ful music you would like to hear. No other gift will so delight both old and young or provide the entertain- ment which this instrument will bring, You will marvel at its rich, full mel- low tone, and how accurately it repro- duces all vocal and instrumental sound. Vidtrola X Other S2I to Ask any of "His Maker's Voice" dealers, (in every town and city in Canada) to demon- pirate any size Vidrola you would like, and to play for you any of your favorite music, so as to enable you to judge of its tone in a direifl and personal way. Also, write for our 450-page Musical Encyclopedia lining over 6GOO Vidtor Records, including all Standard and popular music on ten-inch, double sided Records as low as 90 cents for the two seledlionsi Vidtrola X Easy payments if desired One Price to Coarft BERLINER GRAM-O-PHONE COMPANY, LIMITED E5H Lenoir Street, Montreal Vidlor in Home Produces Phone 791 MASON RISCH, LIMITED 21 WESTERN BRANCHES 404 5th Street, S 'Pichon Tells Why, Kaiser Has Lost Stephen Pichon, former French Minister of Foreign embarked on the war -to batter down France, to turn .hack-1 Russia, to humble Great- Bri- tain, arid to become mistress of the west. How, then, does she stand after nlore'thah fifteen months of infuri- atf.fi struggle, after her desperatejpf- forts in Belgium, in Flanders, m IjOrraine, in Poland, in in Courland' She has not boatcn down 'France, she has not Rus- sia, she .has not humbled Britain, and- she''has never been further, from be- coming the west. As a seiroft she has eaected a bkil- lul diploniatic manoeuvre m the Bal- .she hasisuccessfully: prose- cuted military inaiioeuvres. 'She has up to the present'preserved Austria from Russian invasion She has cd the narrows of the Dardanelles which guard Constantinople, where her. Emperor should shortly .arrive, and put her hand on the for a-great while'she has1-had1 her dream of Moslem domination. Let us look squarely at the posi tion and note fthe factors to' the-German'cause. Let us note also .those which are. sources of: weak- ncbb to it, and asft ourselves what will be the upshot of the cataclysm which it pleas-d tlie Emperors of neriin. and Viemia'Hb let loose on the World. The. time ;is opportune to ask NO ALUM ._ BAKING POWDER Sixty the Stanford Made from Cream of Tartar Made in Canada ouiselves these perplexing questions and to throw all possible light qn xhe situation which cannot be be "in the least obscure, i The advantages that Germany can liope to reap'from' her eastern .suc- cess are far from making up Ecr her checkmate in the west. They will give her neither Paris nor "Calais, nor Moscow, nor Kctrograd: They ..leave untouched the problems presented in Britain, France, Belgium, and' Rus- sia.. TheiE value is mainly one of moral effect, which must I piscd, for the conquest of the Balkans and the entrv into Constantinople -lire momentous events. But they, will" decide nothing in tut. principal the- atie of war, the onh theatre where there can'be a decision. They ca'n be a ihenace to. certain .French or-.Brit- fbh possessions. Tliev can furnish a reserve of men for certain ventures, i which ..are far from may perhaps'say far from realizable..The Kaiser will find them "a vain-glorious a theatrical sot- ting. Wriliam II. ami General Bourn 'So, at the end of the Second Em- pire, guttered CJeneral Bourn m op- erettas, which were the rage of Paris. There is more resemblance than one would think between William II. and General Bourn. .As for the weaknesses which, her adventure entails on Ger- manj, they stare us in the face Not with nnpumU docs the Prussian Gen- eial htafi its military opera- 'tions so. many fronts. It irtade a fine-beginning in the war, with' 'ad- mirable pirparcihiess, with immense resources, with troops perfectly with inexhaustible munitions, and limitless assurance. It is today grappling with msurmoutalile difTicul-j .ties. Germany's armies deci- mated, her recruits are'not equal'by a great.deal to those of' the first months of the war, hot resources am much diminished, her-munitions have 'no longer the quality and quantity which gave them marked superiority, and her; faith, in her ultimate 'tri- umph is dead. To continue in these conditions the campaign on M the old to stretch it on anew, ,to frdm the North Sea to the Baltic, from the Mediterranean the. iBlack Sea, from the Adtiatic Id the'Bosporus, ami frojiv the Caucasus to the Suez, is a' destiny which must yve pause to think e en to those strategists who are least inclined to shrink from' the most disconcerting complications. It .is mdre'thaii'douljtful if even the wooden statue of Hindcnburg would not be in some little' degree impress- ed, and the famous wooden horse of Troy would he .found big enough for surreptitiOLS conveyance into so many places of all-the forces neces- sary For conquest, uhile Germany tnus bpendb itself in the pursuit, of impossible victory, because one cannot obtain victory in so large a nimn ec ot regions, the allies .together saud in- crease in strength. .Britain, as the spokesman .of stated to the offers them a.reser- f on they can draw mdefi- nitelj. are not ihieatencd with a failure "of military resources, nor of financial resources, nor of any means to enable, them .to' fight to a success- ful finish. -The final triumph is for theiji n question of dogged endurance, and in this all the_.advantages are with them. But to .avoid ;new and grave surprises, to reach the end hich tbey'wish to attain, and will attain, the Allies must take precautions against the repetition of errors and false steps must he united, ac- cordant, energetic, resolute, must work in full harmony at all -times It is imperative -also' that they should make better 'use than they up fo the picssnt ot the wea- pons in their hands. On land they have the advantage in numbers, in training, and in-quality of troops..On sea they hold the m'astery. .The Brit- Thousands Take thismijd, famityremedyto avoidillness, and to improveand protect their health. They keep their blood, their- Myers active, their bowel? regular and digestion sound and strong With PILLS isli fleet; of itself is able to. smash the Austro-German tleets. Add "the-French fleet, the Italian fleet, and the; Rus- sian 'ho comparison is'pos- sible between then and. that of the coimtn where the percr arrogantly proclaimed that j "our.future lies on the "sea." Still, it remains to utilize this po- tentiality to the full It remains ei- j.eciailj 'to organize in an decree the blockades, which ab have only operated For scmu'time the English forces hctve hecn doing wonders m the Bal- tic. They have done .very great .harm t to the Germans, and can do much i more elsewhere. England lias gained remarkable suc- cess, in. submarine warfare. One can, say that she has. very, nearly .cleared the Channel and .North Sea orthis; formidable instrument of1 destruction, ,on which Admiral von Tirpitz count- ed so confidently But ticrman sub- I marines succeeded in penetrating I into the Mtihteirauean and in Suffici- ent numbers to be a greafc peril, and it is in that quarter that the allied lleels must now make 'their' principal efforts. r Mi effective blockade of .in organized hunt of her submarines ,md of her ships wherever they dare show themsehes, the.union and cohe- sion of our land forced, the unceasing manitfacturc and 'munitions, increased and officsis, printipallv in England and Russia, a otfcnsne-hy Itah, later on a general 6m.nsne On all fronts at the same hour with all (he ant1 nil the Impulse that are essential to are the factors which, as I see it, will pre- vail against Ihe scattered, enfeebling, ami successes of the Aus- tro-German armies on secondary fields'1 of battle, and'will guarantee-to use the overthrow of the most dan- gerous enemies Europe has known since the days of fhe Middle Ages. CLOSE FRIEND OF THE LATE KING EDWARD Sir Ernest Casselsi who has .been somewhat under a cloud'-since the commencement, of'theAvar, is one-of the most prominent financial figures In Great Britain Cassels is a Jew, born in Cologne, Germany. He was Educated in that country and also ser- for a year'in'lhe army Casscls as A young man and, acted as a waiter in: a restaurant His genius for finance soon brought'.him wealth; and'lie eventually- became the hnancial of the late King Ed- ward, but he uns for many years the financial banker..of former President Diaz" of Mexico, and also took a 'lead- ing part m the financing of various railioads in Sweden, Uruguay, China, and Dgjpt as well as having financed _____ _____ the two-penny tube of London late King Edward was so fond of Gas sels thatvhe wished to confer age upon him This was objected to by the late Lord Salisbury so stjfong he resigned as a protest The late King then compromised by uiak ing Cassels a Knight- of the Order of the Bath and a member of the Pnvy Council. They're worth try- ing always. Eat ;