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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 17, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD BER 11, 1915 HIterta DAILY AND WEEKLY. Eubierlptlon 'Bully, aollvorca, pc-r year..... H-O ay mail, per ,.3- mail, per year..., 1-8 Office OI11C9 1252 1224 W. A. Buchanan John Torranco [Managing Director Business Manager SROUND THE CIRCLE 'OF THE- WAR. V The resignation of Sir John French from the of the' British in'France ht'.d the centre of [attention in the, war yesterday. Sir Violin reiiiHiulslies coiircand at his own request, to be succeeded by Sir (Douglas Haig. a seasoned veteran, 'though the youngest General in the Siitish army. He has seen more real 'jghting tliau any of the others. The. "allied armies iu the Balkans tue now-safe within the borders of are strengthening their 'positions against the expected attack of the Germans, who are not yet ap- iparently prepared to attack so strong- ly fortified positions as the allies 'liae been able to secure. The response of Austria to the 'American note of protest against the sinking o' the Ancona, iu which Aus- tria refuses disavowal of the action, 'is entirely unsatisfactory to the (Washington authorities, and consider- able trouble may arise out of tie In- cident f j The conditions in Germany COM to be reported as approaching ftte status of a revolt by the people, demand peace. Even bankers 'and financiers now are reported to be 'anxious for a close of the struggle, .ijelievinw it can only mean hideaus [bankruptcy for Germany. AS A LOT OF FOLKS SEE IT !THE LEADER OF [r.HZ. KILTIES 1 Ma'jor Prrce-Jones' appointment to khe command of the Lethbridge Kil- ities Vill put -life, energy and enter- jpnse into that organization. He- 'cniitlng on a more elaborate scale Htill be undertaken througho.ut the was his first test as a'coramander-in-ldanger to Suez has destroyed British hfhole district and the daily 'of recruits from ouMde towns can be jrtputatl-6li of the forces, and cavalry leader- ership was one of "the least require- TChile the change was a surprise it has u'ot shaken the confidence of the people in its leaders. Sir Doug'as equilibrium. "The Teutons, however, are .not in- vading Serbia for their probaWe object is not hard to .find. Germany wants peace, and''from many quarters come in their a covert campaign ilookea forward to. The; civilian re-, jcruitihg officers haie done good work jaad two hundred able bodied men been enlisted through unger man wuh a splendid i ion. Since the European neutral monarcus-to commenced he has been frequently commended Jon his services, and the British people have every faith that ullto tie nation the -MaiorPryce-Jones already has j Var, .Jhe nucleus ot a good regiment. Sys-j jtemauc recruiting- in the outlying ciange should soon swell the roll anil It jvrill not he Ions unti felled. the rants are i believe the new commanding .prove to he an excei'.'erit 'command :has- resulted from the fre- quent Interchange of visits between Gen. Joffre and members of the Bri tish war council. We are satisfied -that whatever the reason IDE the ac- it would not have taken Will yitne in uc ivu i r th uon it is for the advantage of the jbjHcer He lias a long military rpenence hauug been an officer. 'England before coining to Canada; ace'. jiand during Ins residence in. "_. jheiaa been identified -with'the teer militia dnd since the' waf'witbpN THE BALKANS active service forces.; A. regulaV; co'uirib.utor fyOTELESS OR [HATLESS, WHICH? i -It has been decided in the Episco- jpal Diocese of Xew York that women topics to American ICKEDUPIN .FOB THE BUSY MAN GIFTS A MAN WOULD BUY FOR HIMSELF! THIS IS THE XMAS STORE FOR MEN These tire those..'fi'i'ftsi a mail would buy for himself if lie-wore ask- ed to buy bis okvn (Jhristmas presents. And.this is.the store Wife or.Daughter or Relative or Er'ioml can come to in utmost confidence, that whatever is bought here willpleh.se and that whatever here is bought at the lowest prices in Nor you find a more extensive, more tastefully selected or more np- to-date assortment :tban at the Koyal Store. Men's Wool .Gloves .75 i ..Men's Eurlined Gloves 3.00 to 5.00 lien's Unlined Gloves 1.00 to 2.00 Men's Initial Handkerchiefs........35 to .50 Men's Silk Haiidke.rc.hiefs..........50 to 1.25 Men's Silk Knit .Mufflers ...........1.00 to 3.00 Men's Silk Mufflers 1.25 to 3.50; Men's Pyjamas.................. 1-75 to Men's Bath Holies................ 4.50 to .7.50 Men's Lounging .Gowns........... 5.00 to 18.50 Men's Suspenders...................35 to 1.25 Men's' to Men's Collar Bags 1.00 to 2.75 MEN'S CLOTHING in a variety of patterns tiiul our assurance'of hcst quality at the lowest prices.-' THE ROYAL STORE Eve'rv German writer, from Bern hardi up and down has.; predicted- Germany's fall in just s.ucn a contin- gency as that now existing, unless German can hi eliminating com pletely one of1 hen opponents, break up the coalition lier Ger- many's commerce. is gone, her re- serves in men, money arid shell fastj going One last successful lirered with'all the sirengtff and thor- oughnes ihafmarked the invasion of Belgium, and admirably handled by an efficient corps of press agents, and the Allies might be willing ;to listen to peace proposals, coming from a neutral These are interesting concfu iions and merit attention. Unques- tionably Germany s bartering The Republican Presidential ventioD will be held at Chicago. i The Manitoba legislature will oa Jan. G, The Quebec legislature ivill oa "Jan. 11 I have a. vote in parish York Life thinks thinlis the "Serbian campaign io Serbia. He says: "Serious as the Serbian, campaign appears to be, however, it is still not to! I Bulgaria was forced largelv bj the women haie oeen given the vqtejnot by the church and put on a level with 3gen in that respect that it will aUo necessary for them to' take then- hats in church the same as man 3ias been required to do. We if the ladies were brought to a true .realization of a choice of wearing fiats in iciuirch or being given votes JfXthey "might abandon the suilrage Idea. Will the women of Alberta be -prepared to take off their hats in the polling r booths of Alberta when they get the franchise! Maybe they would prefer to be voieless women awaV from the polls than iiatless women at the., polls. apparent how -it is vital to anyone that j except Serbia: is threatened i with annihilation. In-its effect on the outcome of the war, it is an ura- inatic; but "When Germany succeeds in conquering Ser- bia from the Danube to Nish, throws open the gates, of CoDBtaumiGp e tc German troops and supplies, what Will an invasion of or India follow? There is not the slight- est chance. 'Germany has not the men to send. Neither the Russian nor the French front will stand weak- ening without serious danger, and as on both of these fronts have shown a willingness to attack at the slightest opportunity, the pres- JOHN FRENCH The official announcement' of Sir John French's retirement from the command .of the British forces in France and Flanders does not convey; K the. declaration that he has been re-; conclusions will drawn'by the public. The report says! Sir John leslgned. That Is no doubt: true, ,'b.ut it may have been intimated by the war office that It was I best that he should give up the mand. This, however, is merely con- jecture. There have been rumors occasionally that the Field Marshal and authorities higher up did 'not agree; ..that there was friction tween the Secretary of "War and the Field; Marshal., and .also that General Joffre1 was not in .accord .with'thq ponc> or, the British commander, fnith -wm be told after 'the -war if not before. General .French, ;it remembered, made Ma nepu- as a cavalry leader. 'THls'waf ent line must'be kept intact without (You see, eater gets HO iulher deoletlon. But England is too! interested that he forgets to eat and M." t, 'our next biggest eater gets so mad close to the trouble to get a true per- he before the mpa! is half apectiv e, and the mere thought of Vnthorv J m Philadelphia is being sued 101 divorce his wife[ now In ing in Portage La. prairie elected S. R. Marlatt as its mayor ior 1916, May- or Cater was re-elected in Brandon, Harry- Mclntosh, Cardston, was awarded a silver medal in .tlie Alber- j ta butter scoring contest for lOlo Vr T3onar law coionlLS told Sir Car son and a iew unionist i a i outspoken .warning in the British" meet hpuse pi commons that further signs of wouul lead to his retire .ment irom the.government. Airs "ioung oi R J anil millinery Ont. wtie of R Co dry goodb iierchants, London ___ is doaii." She was a daughter ol the lite Jo eph Dutton of Stratford a' wreli known woollen mills proprie- tor i i "e has Djmc: heen received irom: the Marshall, who is ,'at- J manager Merchants Bank transferred to London Ont Nebraska Repub! cans haie filed a ,a realization that it could not Tim the petlt on tor Henrv lord as a presi I war as the situation then stood. Set- j dential candidate, nng fire to Balkans it thought might-so a'iarm the-allies: that they would consider in-this view it displayed again-its entire ignorance of the determination characterlziiig tending the w inter nir at Guclph that secured the -champion li'ie hpm i Shorthorn breii steer ot this shou has been I tamg to ta ior us in the atriwltural educa [tional work, which Will he t the winter Major H P Snelgroiejormerls o! rnteeu thousann clot1- been norms tre 'fighting lenth hs., heen pro mut o! khaki' moted to sfnior major and second in into i un uiiihand of the S2nn battalion to 111! the ijcanc; caused b) the trans- I fer oi Lol Morfilt to tlie command The tad of Glasgow is dead at of a battalion oi his own and Capt the attitude of France and Bntara the at 01 8 He in Cn A. D. V. Johnston moves up to the 6 command oi D companj while Eion Macfrregor MacFlrajne is given the command of "A" company ROCKEFELLER CARS lanytovn N 1 D. Rocke- feller lias-issued orders Is to be nq more jo lid ng on his cs- tite He owns nine cars, which are used for occupations on the grounds Tor some t'me his gasoline bills hai e been getting larger, and he has noticed that his repair shop has been busy the -u arise being one crippled car a He Knew that orders had been is- before to stop joy riding, but it did: not stop chauffeurs, so Mr. Rockefeller hjis placed a man in charge of .tie' gasoline at Pocantico HiHs. "As each ..car goes out it is pro- yidea with just enough gasoline to make' the trip7and the mileage figures on. the sp'eedometer must ;be. turned m pvery night The chauffeurs might slip the speedometer out of gear temporarily, bUc they are double checked with a gi-oline supplv If want to ride Rev J P of PetBrbfuo' has been to the pastorate of the Broadway Baptist Winnipeg especially The war will never end mfsn ind China wars until Germany, is on its knees with declarations that-it will never again mar the peace of the. worid. Germany miist be made; to realize that its policies.and ideaia are a men- ace to the civilized world, and peace at present would 'fall to" bring about that realization. Where War is Not Chatty suppose you don't stand fop any wars arguments among your Board in g-Houss yes. RECALLED DIPLOMATS, United States Ulth an illuirlmtfd acidiess and a handsome inkstand _ I Boj Ed aid %on Pi Mrs Powell was cic.cted a tchool'pen mil be known as !sos 9 and 10 trustee at Greniell. She is the first'on America's blacklist diplomats. woman in Saskatchewan to be so! Their predecessors are: honored. I Cltfeen Genet, the French minister, {who was sent home in Ivaa ay Presi- S 13 Preston merchant oi Betha thcr of J. J. Preston, ji.P.P, East Durham, is dead. wellknown grain Iderit Washington because he attempt- ny, Ont., and bro- led to lit out privateers In this country for! to. raid British commerce. I .Marquis Uasa yrujo, Spanish min- _ jister, who was given his passports in Captain J. L. Mavcty, only son of 1 for attempting to bribe a Pliila- Rev Dr J T5 Mavety, pastor ofjdelphia newspaper to aide with Spain Eastern Methodist church; Ottawa, in a controversy with the United has died of acute poisoning :in Prance, i States. p. J. Jackson, -Dritisli mmiBter, was Christmas Eastern Canada James R. M.L.A., district I recalled by requost of this govern of Alexandria, has' been appointed mont because he .charged bad faith major of the 151st Battalion; nowiagainst the State Department in a being recruited at under diplomatic discussion. Lieul-CoI. Arnott. M. Pouissin, a French minister, was handed his papers in 1840 because he d United States Low Fa res for J.C.PCTERSON- In a lecture at Saskatoon, Prof. Oliver, oi the Saskatchewan 'univer- sity, praitel ths Alherta Truancy act. He said it had had splendid re- sults.- was impertinent to the Secretary of Stato and announced that he would go to other sources for information. Cramptou, the British minis ter, was handed his passports 'In 1856 lor .attempting to recruit men for that Emperor Francis I service in the Crimea. ;s were paralyzed last Lord Sackville West, th A icporl Joseph's year and that the emperor also had lost the use oi his- right arm, is for- warded by tin Rome correspondent, of. the Paris Matin: The Ottawa Kvenmg frse Press (Liberal) advocates the appointment of a "minister of am! sug- gests IHs name ot Chairman. of the imperial-shell comiriissipn, for the I'rltish ininister, was handed his passports in 1888 for advising persons against drover Cleveland vote for thi -WJilte House de Ijome, the Spanish mln iste'r, was sent home at.the outbreak of the. Spanish war in 18118. Constantln Th.ebdor'Dumha.was recalled'in September last as a_ result of. Ills alleged attempt to cripple Am eilcau munition plants. further, thari-the order calls for they must it with' bought at theli eMienie Rocke- feller figures that they wqn't do that long. INCREASED RANGE Of t ANT1-AIPCRAFT ARTILLERY. The past fifteen months of war in fiiuope has resulted in a remarkable advance in antiaircraft' artillery iVhereas, at the beginning ot the con llict, the aviators considered them sehes secure when flying at alti Hides of 8000 feet, since the shrapne burst some thousands of feet below them, there attendant danger today when flying at feet The range ot the antiaircraft guns has been steadily increased from below 5000 feet to It in becoming incieasmgly difficult for aeroplane obseners to conduct effective recon- nolssances owing to the great height at which they are compelled" to fly over enemy positions. HOUSEKEEPING HELPS for Christmas Qffta, CAMPS, PORTABLE LAMPS, TOASTERt, STOVES, PERCOLATORS, CHANDELIERS, DOMES, INDIRECT DINING ROOM Thtsc gifts lait life time and arc appreciated. W. L McKenzie Co. ;