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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 17, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY. DECEMBER 17i 1914 THE I.ETHBRID6E HERALD PAGE FIVE (Bi'-TiKhB in London Chron- '.'In His summer of W2 Dr. (Jravcs, alter trliil on'd conviction at billn- liiirah Hiijli''Court, wan sentenced u> 'Slahtocn'' mouths' imprisonment lor spyiiiK at Itbsyth. Under the recent Oincial Secrets Act lie inifcht have been awarded sevi-ii penal ser- vitude. The punishment, was linht, and tlie spy and other persons were Biirprlsed at it. About a year1 later, whim he was supposed to lie serving his lime in Scotland, Ur. Graves liciy announced his presence in Now Questions were asked in Parlia- and then the subject was abruptly and mysteriously dropped. At the end of his Sec- rets of the Herman War Oflice" (is- sued by Mr. Werner Laurie, 2s. cot) 0 raves bestows on us the ex- planation, aiid curious enough it is. Let it suflice at the moment to .ob- serve -that' nothing should nowadays astonish us, not even internation- al trallie in spies, and spying. Ihe providence of nations aiding us, a cleaner time may be coming AN ACCREDITED SPY -H the date his imprisonment in Scotland Dr. Oravcs had iwcn for j some years an accredited spy 01 the German Government. He tells us can-: didly in what circumstances he joined this perilous, exciting and loathsome! he declares, he has! now definitely abandoned. Of repute i able (rernian family, he was sons arc not clear) pressed out of his destined groove in life, took to globe-, trotting, .saw something pi. the Boer 'War a's an amateur medico, and re-; turned to his own country to enlist amonu; the spies of the-Kaiser. Ho. was once led- out of n ceil to be shot, and leaves his reader to surmise why I the signal was .not given to the fir- ing party. Earlier than this, of'course, the ex-spy has instructed us in the work-( ing o'i the several branches of the Spy Department. I attempted a few days ago to account for the working of'the system in France. Dr. Graves shows us its organization in Berlin. Til; heads of all departments are Ger- man officers, recruited from the old feudal aristocracy, "loyal a de- grcc to the throne. They find it in-1 compatible, notwithstanding their loyalty, to soil their hands with' some of the work connected with all Government duties, especially those of lar Secret Service. Though plan- i work thcj never execute ft io active or ccmmissionod offic- er dpGS Secret Service work. In a business of this kind ethics are naturally and necessarily scraprcd. 'We cannot "fiord to he squeamish, was olio K the first things said to Graves by Captain von Tappkcn, of KoenigcrgraUerstrasse 70. "The in- terests: at are too vast to let personal ethical questions stand in tue.'ua> What would be required of you in the first instance is to gain for us information such as we seek. The means by. which you gain this information will he left 'entirely to your own discretion. We expect re- uiU Earner he of this seivi e are plainlj r t the outset thut if tliei find themselves at T pass matter what the mission may he Government will do nothing to extricate them. "Be pleased to understand this said Tapp- keu to Graves at the first interview the spy had with his chief; "this service is dangerous, and no official assistance.could be given in any cir- cumstances HUU2S OF ESPIONAGE Here is a glimpse of the rules silence -in regard to your No conversation with min- or c-'licials, hut only with the icspec- .'c heads of departments, or to whomever ydii arc sent. You will make no memoranda pr carry written documents. You will never discuss your affairs with any employee in the Service whom may meet. You are not likely to meet many. It is strictly against the rules to become friendly or intimate with any agent. An uglier profession has never been devised. :The spy is the loneliest ;of creatures h s hand secretly the hiimijif every man and'woman in- tlie country .to which he is dispatch- An Old, Family Cough Remedy, Home-Hade llr Prepared Vfrr Lllllr, lmou will also havo a much more prompt um positno remedy in every way It overcomes the UBual coughs throat and chest colds in 24 hours relieves even nhooninff cough quickly and is excel too, for bronchitis, bronchial asth- ma, hoarseness and spasmodic croup Get frotii nny druff store ouncra of P net (50 cents worth) pour it into n 16 ounce battle and fill tlie bottle with plain irramilated sugar syrup. Full di- rections with Pines Keeps perfectly and good can feel this take hold of couch or cold in i ttjy that means business, it uickly loosens tlic dry hoarse or pain ill ami olio henls the infiimerl membrane's.- -It .also; has- a remarkable tfi'cct in overcoming .tlie persistent loose cough by stooping the formation of phleera in the tlinm and broncbml tubes llic pffect of pine on the membranes is known bv almost every one Pinex is n nest A tillable concentrated compound of genuine Norway pine extract combined i Uh euaiacol ana other natural healing pino elements, There are niwiv. worthless imitations this-fainoiis liiixturc. To avoid dia appointment, nek your (Irujrjiist for annres of Puuv and do not accept any tlunj; else STORE Announces the Greatest Half Price Clothing Sale Ever Known Commencing Friday, December 18th, at 8.30 a.m. Stock of Now For a Whirlwind Ten Days Genuine Reductions That Will Make All Lethbridge Talk Good News travels fast and spreads like wild fire. Lethbridge has never before witnessed such a dem- onstration of good clothes selling as we will pull oil this week. Professional men, laboring men, Farmers from the country, men from all walks'of life with true econom- ic .sense will crowd this store for the next Ten Days. BECAUSE the OVERCOAT that was TEN DOLLARS YESTERDAY IS FIVE DOLLARS TO-DAY Overcoats Half Price .25 Overcoats Half Price These are our regular stock not bought specially for a quick sale, but Tailor Built and worth even more than Including y Tweeds, ICei soys, Meltons, etc: All must go cost puce no considera- tion Overcoats Half Price Extia Heavy Coats suitable loi 7eio Prite zeio too. TRUE ECONOMY IS TO BUY NOW Sfartilng Values Trousers regular value for regular value for MEN'S SUITS HALF PRICE Overcoats Half Price Here's a fine lot including our Convertible Collars, as well as A AA Shawl Collars. All good, heavy our oharnnng eompanion In the (ei luom of the Ritz is the paid acient oi some ernment. The rewards of Uie spv game seem not quite on a ptr with its lisls Dr. trrmes sajs tint hD spent on a mission through Ri icra in U davs. The -risks come now and than from theVsidc on winch the spy is emplojed A Olga sudden death in a hotel on thn Russian horder, had heen written down as suicide; "was poisoned." A. certain Lieutenant yon Zastirov was compelled to fight dusls until he was killed in one.; "Yc-s, your own often it advisable tb eliminate a or knowing member of th ir Dr. Graves urges us to that he himself was eliminated, in. 'Scot- land, hv his own German masters, because in the 'course of years he jnd learned i secret or that he'was not to be permitted to keep. He visiiod in pfcison, jit. 1 sa> s an Fnglish ,oif cer 1 showed him that he had been sold by Germany lis.. consented to tavc ser- vice with us, and was He tells us how he interrogated at the Foreign 0 lice M Sir Edward a statement easih confirmed or refuted HL liad prettj been interrogated some jears earhei by tlie Kaiser him- :self. t-Iis'boob is- a curious and hu- miliating record, which however. much. or little it mav contain oi truth, is at My rate a Piece Just now' HOW to Have a Fine Complexion in Winter Any woman car ha% c a soft i e! vety, peach like torn doxlon in spite of exposure to the winter neither and at the same time gBt na of klcs, chaps and blacKhe-uJs b> apu'j ins to (he face with n "oft cloth or sponsc, just going oat a lotion which can Be prepared drug gist hy mix ng ounces of Rosewater With 2 of Oszom and '4 dram Tincture of Benzoin. O.wihg tb ita soothing and healins: properties ihiti lotion shes won-lerfii] relict in cases of ecstoina, burns Jrj-i- tallon. so used apply liheratty >vithout rubbing but usp a tonipiess. or bandafe. 1 n P Acid Stomachs are Dangerous Cpmmon Sense AOyi'ce by a Quished Specialist. Acid stomachs are dangerous be- cause, acid Irritates and inflames the delicate lining of the stomach, thus Hindering and preventing the proper action of the stomach, and leading to probably nine tenths of tlie cases of trouble from Mob people guiEer Ordinan medicines and roe liiclnal treatments are, uselees in such cases! for they 'leave the source of the trouble, the acid 'in the stomach, as- dangerous as evur.-: The acid must be iiuulniHzeii. anil .Its formation -pre- vented the be t tiling for this purpose is a teaspoonful of blsuiated magnesia a simple antacid taken In a little warm or cold water alter eatins, uhich not onl} neutralizes the acid. but also prevents the ferpientation from which acidity jn develonbd. Foons which ordiuarllv' .cause .distress may be eaten ll imi unity if tile nieal la followed with a little 'blsurated magnesia wiifcli can be obHihed from' Iinj druggist and should be kcut handy. Advt. HIS ORATORY PROVES TRAP FOR GERMANS Surrounded by a German detach- ment a French soldier the enemy long enough'for a-supportiag- body of French cavalry to .corns. up and capture them His oratorical feat Is mentioned In the official order of the day, as follows: "Aubrun, marechal des logle chef of the Fifth Hussare, on August 11, while reconnoitring with four troop- ers, and pursued by twelve of the-ene- my's troopers, did not hesitate to Jura and charge them, having fallen with his borse.in jumping a ditch, .he'was taken; disarmed and summoned at.tne point pt a pistol-to surrender; he re- fused, and, by bis-shouts and his en- ergy, gave to Ills platoon time to fall upon the German detachment, releas-f Ing him." Reiulti at Warner Warner, Alta., Dec. In; Rural Municipality No. 36 yesterday resulted in the election of the follow-; ing: P. G. Barrows, S. Whitey, 3. Nell- Chairman C. L. Atkins (re-elect-, N. C. Tregloan and W. L, Shields. GERMANS CAPTURE LODZ-THE j capture of Lodz ,is reported from Derlm It is quite evident that the Germans northeast and soutli- of that city and that the place is no longer tenable by the Uus-. sians. Several- scctiois (if railway from Sicradz to Lowicz gte.iio.w. in Gcrinan hands who keep pressing southeast. i HOLD "PATS" IN ENGLAND ..TILl, NEXT SPRING Ottawa, Ont.i Dec. to .friends here, an Oftawii boy with the Patricias stales that "tho general impression is tliat we will nol go to the spring" The'writer .stales that .the two.big English armies are billed to for tho front early in spriiw, and it is thought llkelv Mill go ivltli them. A Christmas Present That wllHajst a lifetime A photograph w at all times a prized asset, and as a gift is most acceptable, if you want photos for Christmas come at once, as the time is very limited THE TISE STUDIO MAKERS OF FINE PORTRAITS 90fi Third Ave.S. Lethbridge, Alberto ;