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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 20, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBIMDGE DAIXY MONDAY, DECEMBER 20, 1915 Sb: Deralb >je, Siberia DAILY AND WEEKLY. Eubierlptlon Dally, delivered, per year Dally, oy mail, par year Weekly, by mall, per year... TELEPHONES: (4.00 3.00 i.oo Busln.-ss Office Editorial Offlco W A Buchanan John Torrunce ManaginE Director Business Manager ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR The possibility of Greece's entry into the war is a matter ot con- siderable speculation. Should the Bulgarians attempt to cross the bor- der in pursuit of me Allies the old enmity will be aroused and the Greeks oppose their entry by force of arms. Allied armies are now safely ensconsed in strongly fortified posi- tions in Greece, and for tho present are safe from any concerted attacks. Italy is developing her new campaign in Albania on an extensive scale. A call has been issued in England already for four classes of the re- cruits recently raised under Lord Derby's volunteer scheme. Over two millions have been raised by his Plan. 'Austria's reply to the U. S. protest on -the Ancona sinking has been re- ceived at Washington and is not at all satisfactory as no intention to dis- avow the act is shown. FIVE THOUSAND AMERICANS IN RANKS James 51. Beck, formerly, attornev. general of tie United States, in an address at Montreal last week, made that all Americans were not neutral. For instance, he pointed out that four thousand citizens of Be United States had joined the Canad- ian, .overseas, regiments, and another thousand-were-serving under the tri- color of France. These five thousand Americans evidently believe -in oem- gerent neutrality. "They" said Mr. Beck, "in what I thoroughly believe to he the holiest war in IBS history of the world." Tho American; battalion, now being lalsed at Toronto, wfil be composed entirely of former American citizens. The President of tho Council State, ELjnor IE the best-hated .jan in Germany, because he could see through tile tactics of its special ambassador, Prince vou Billow, and checkmate! nil his political manoeu- vers.'sb that heMiad 'o riturn, a: com- plete failure, to Germany with his Italian wife. Tho most conspicuous man in Italy at present is 11. Sulvatore Barzilui, whom King Victor Emmanuel appoint- ed as a cabinet minister. General OUiolengbi, late minister of war, and newly made senator, another Jew, is the idol of the army. .Germany has not yet removed dis- abilities from her Jews, but the war has caiMd the suppression of leading anti-Semitic papers, and some of the war-leaders have pro fessed a change of heart in favor oi the Jews on account of their loyalty. German Jews have contributed their full share toward that remark- able display of efficiency, both mili- tary ami economic, which has as- tounded the world. In every branch of the social and political life the Jew has left his mark. Karl laid down the scientific foundations of socialism, and Ferdinand Lassalle founded the German Social-Demo- cratic party, and its leaders. UD to the present head, Hugo Hasse, were all Jews. The head of the Revision- ist is Edward Bernstein, who, on account of his antiwar views, is an exile in Switzerland. What an irony that the only man who dared to defy the Kaiser in the Reichstag, and vote openly against the German war loan, and was not beheaded, was Herr Liebknecht, a Jew! One secret of the efficiency of the German armies lies in their wonder- ful organization of transportation. To a Arthur Kais- er has entrusted the general manage- jment of all the German railways, and he is personally in charge of the transportation of all the German troops. This Jew who is not wanted is most desirable now. Iron crosses have been lavished galore on tho Ger- man-Jewish soldiers. Austria has drawn into the war from her Jewish population of and the race has furnished one Field Marshal, G Generals, 17 Colonels, 15 Lieutenant-colonels, 4S Majors, and 211 other officers. Russia, with a Jewish population of employed Jewish soldiers and fonnS them valorous and worthy in large numbers of the high- est order for bravery. RICKED UP IN SSINGI FOR THE BUSY MAN THE JEWS' PART VIN THE WAR Tie war has aided in emphasizing the place of the Jew in the world. It isTeVtlmated1 that Sve hundred and fifty thousand Hebrews are engaged in the world conflict, and the pity of It that Jew is fighting Jew, for all the countries at war have many Jews in their ranks. A writer in tie Missionary Review for December de- clares that the Jew is paying a very nigh price to the best traditions of -the race. He is "strenuously leading in all the episodes of the war: in its politics, in its economy, in its finan- ces, in its organization, in its supples, in its armies, and in its horrors." He estimates that 46 per cent, of the population, or are affected by the'war. "The total num- ber of Jews in the world is not over of whom some 68 per cent, are affected by this The Jewish population of the Brl- 1hih; Isles is about and over are in the ranks. Hundreds have secured medals, and three have secured the most coveted order, tha Victoria Cross. Five He- brews are holding positions an the British cabinet; one, Lord Reading, has. become Lord Chief Justice; five arBj in the House of Lords, sis are Councillors, sixteen are Baron- ets, fourteen are Knights, and eigh- teen are members of parliament. The total Jewish population of Prance ie little over Be- fsre.the war, in the regular army there were 8 Hebrew generals, 14 colonels, 21 lieutenants, 68 majors, and-107 captains: but now over Jews are in the ranks, and are doing gallant, wprk on land, sea, and in the air.- General Heymans is In charge one army corps. Five Jews are holding important positions in the cabinet. The Rothschilds, feeling that their country has been outraged, have returned to the Austrian Em- peror the title of nobility which his ancestor, a century ago, had bestow- ed upon. them. Belgium shelter? Jews. The first man taken as a hostage when the Germans entered Antwerp was a Rothschild. In Italy, where the Jews were not emancipated until 1870, the total Jewish population is and they have provided Italy lately with a Prime Minister, Signer Luigi J-.uz previously seneS as minister of finance on ocea- llons. Sixteen members of parlla. Kent and fourteen senators are Jews. A RECEIPT (John Kendrick Bungs in New York Tlmei) (A mysterious voice came over our private wire the other night from the telephone bgsins-.of the Associated Shades on the "River begging us to record the latest popular song from the opera of "Impatience" nov? enjoying a phenomenal run at the Apollyon Opera House, Hades. With- out prejudice to our own strict neu- trality between the T.urks. and the Bulgars we have yielded to our un- known correspondent's request, offer- ing at the same time If In so doing we have offended our sincere apolo- gies to the late} W. S. Gilbert of Lon- don.) If you want a receipt ior that "PPP.U- lar" mystery Known to the world as the Em- peror Bill, Take all the remarkable high-lights of Out of their qualities fashion a Dash or defyiug the light- ning; Touch of .King Solomon full of old saws; Bit of Ooliath the countryside fright- ening; Something of Samson a-wielding his jaws; Glib Ananias and Mrs. Sapphira; Turpin, and grim. Captain Kidd; Narcissus of Self a most ardent ad- mirer; Pinch of Pandora a-Iifting the lid. Something of AttKa, Oulcan, and Gog put in; Jupiter groping around in .a fog put in; Caesar, and Nero, Quixote, and Han- nibal; Sandwich of Luther inside of a Can- Take of these elements all that is fuEible, Send 'em to Krupp to be put in a crucible, Soafe 'em In paraffin, petrol, and gum, And of the mixture the Kaiser will come. Her. J. H. Talbot. lormer rector of Oshawa, died at Gtimsby, Out. Stratford Presbytery supports church union by 311. i licrlin school teachers have hail KaSuries iiicieascd. Mrs. A. H. bunlap, mother oi Mrs. (lion.) Frank Cochraiic, died at Tor- onto in her SGth year. The Pctcrboro 1'resbytery voted against church union by to 105. Tho vote in Kingston Presbytery on church union was: for, asaiust, Stratford Presbytery favors Rev. Dr. Hainl ns next moderator oi the General Assembly, The earnings of the Intercolonial Railway ior the past four months have all rcconis. Dr. Donclas Kostsr has resigned Irom Ouelph School Board to go as I a captain in the Army Dental Corps. Win. Ferguson, formerly of North Bay, c.imc back from descent City, i California, to join the 15'Jth Batta- lion. Captain J. E. penning, rector oi Newcastle and fjrono Anglican churchis, has joined the 136th Dur- ham Battalion. The Ontario License Commission, sitting at Belleville, was asied to reduce the number ot licenses in Belie- ville and Trenton. The Australian cadets are sailing to Australia from Vancouver on Jan. j 13. The trip to England has been abandoned. Pius Midland. M.P., has heen chos- en as Lilieral candidate tcr Maiiawas- ka-Restigouche in the next Federal election. Wilfrid Curtis, aged 17, was acci- i dentally shot and instantly killed by jhis companion, Bert Craig, while hunting rabbits near Chatham. Rev. E. R. McLean, assistant pas- tor Bonar Presbyterian church, Tor- onto, has been called_ to Cooke's Presbyterian church, Kingston. W. Ii. Richardson, superintendent of the technical school, Edmonton, has tend-red his resignation because his salary was reduced, Elbert Hnbbard; who was drowned when the Lusitania was torpedoed, left an estate valued at neatly 000. Rev. J. P. ilaclnnes, of Omemee and Mount Pleasant' 'presWerian con- gregations, has 'enlisted as a private in the 103th Battalion, ol- victona and Haliburton. -The zinc industry in British Col- umbia will reeei'e'a hia; impetus in the establishment at the Trail j smelter of a large plant Ior- treating j zinc ore. Camille De Coppet was elected pre- sident oi the Swiss'republic and Ed- mund Schulthess, vice-president. II. De Coppet is a former minister of justice ami the. present, vice-president o! the republic.' More than -two hundred' "men of the llSth Battalion usited the-pool-' rooms and social ciuhs along King street, Berlin to get voung men who fail to attend recruiting meetings They landed Bint. I Another visit by. Grand Trunk offi- cials to Ottawa is said to have a sig nificant bearing upon the question of the future control of the Brand Trunk Pacific Railway. The affairs of the. road are said "to le in little tetter position, ii any, than for. the past year. Major A. McLean MoiTatt, oi the 108th Uruce Countv Overseas Batta- lion, an "old boy" of the county, won distinction in the American Mil- itia, having risen to the position of InsTCctor.Gcneral of the Kentucky State Guard with the rank of Lieu- tenant-Colonel. Hearing that his old home county was to raise an over- seas unit, LieuteuantrColone! Mqffatt returner! a few days aeo to Canada and offered bis services under Licu- 'He was at once accepted and given the post of Major. I Sydney Australian MtnWsr for Defence fias accepted ofl corporSon. headed by Damlay to raise the German cruder now on a reef at Keeling Island, whither she was driven ourin? tie-sea light against, the H.M.A.S1 last November. Mr. Darnley, who old Canadian Pacific'Railway man having rained his diving experience wlti that: .company In Nova Scotia, has TWted tie of operations and declares he can float the "Emden Srely He thinks that when the "Emdeo" was headed for the rocks by her captain, the commander had in his mind-aome scheme other than Dermanently disabling the "Emden." It seems that von Huller often ran his ship np on the beaches, and wits the railing- tide set his men to scrape down the hull He able to because of the peculiar :sbape.df the ship's bottom, which was fiat being specially designed for service in shallow water. There Is eyery reason to believe, thinks Mr. Darnley, that given reas- No 1. Inboard showing tier where life boats were placed. So 2 Looking aft f.-offi-a quarter, Canadian Pacific Steamship "Empress of which is now used as .an auxiliary cruiser in PaclDe waters by British Aduiii-alty, .in the distance. enable opportunity, Muller wnnld hire backed away from the reef. Wnat settled the however, was tho flnal broadsides of of which pierced the stern, just below the waterllns. This is tho only damage .done to the hull below plates every- where else being sound as a bell. It is proposed to plug these holes with concrete, remove the top hamper already smashed, and set the salvage pumps at work and with the help of a powerful pump, there Is every reason to suppose that sh. will float off Then she w'll be taken to the nearest port and-hare engines attended to, and -ossible she will then own tteam to the different of Australia, where she will Us exhibited !0f tTheI'rCommon.weaitn government'.." reserved the right to purchas. the "Emden" on her arrival at Sydney at arbitration. No 3. Looking forward on "Emden" towards Keeling Island, where German cruiser was Beached by-her commar.der.-- No. 4: B. G. Darniey, Canadian PaciDc diver, who will restore "Emtaf for use as show ship. pmsOXERS IK fiERMANY SIX MEN ENLIST FROM.ONB LAW FIRM Jaw, Dec. well known legal Drm of Sc-aborn, Taylor, Pope and Quirk, of Moose.Jaw, have a record in. the matter of serving the Bmnire that .will not only be dilfl- beat but extremely hard to equal. 'ess than iK me nbers of this firm have now donned the khaki, hav- ing given up their business, time, and fortune to serve their King and COHB- 'try. j Three arc now serving at the front land are somewhere in France, Major Norman Gentles, Captain F. O. Quirk 'and Lieut. J. It. B..Graham having- left Moose Jaw with 'the -28th Battal- ion, second Canadian. overseas diviB- ion. Major Seaborn is now. second in command of the '128th'. Battalion; J. L. Bryant, a captain in the same bat- talion, and D.-U Fraser in Pipkett's command, recruiting area, This group ot Canadian insoners at Nwrbcrg German) wad sent b> Pte F Robert of tho P'mcens Patnclis third from the right m the second row. He was wounded May 8th, MINERS LOOK OUT When you first notice a cough- ever, that little tickling in the throat, which some think is a "mere it may mean seripus trouble for you, be- cause thedustof the mines often brings bronchitis, pneumonia or consumption to men stronger than-you. 'Whatyou need at is a bottle 6f Scott's Emulsion to check the cough and help the linings of the bronchial to'prcvent sickness and loss i In Scott's-Emulsion, you get pure cod liver oil bkr.ded with rind hypophosphitcs which quickly improves your blood, fortifies your lungs and builijs up your strength It I is free Phifcwus pre- cnbc it every day. Beware of I ficolt Bowne, Toronto, OBU' CANADIANS IN THIS YEAR'S PE 3 CESSION DURING MAYOR'S SHOW IN, LONDON THE LORD FULL OF HEALTHFULNESS Nature's own laboni- tory furnishes the principal ingredient of a la Quina du MroB and that is the choicest grapes grown in the Douro District of Portugal; the blood-making and nutritive qualities of which are unequalled. To the undiluted essence of Douro grapes is added extract of Cinchona Bark, the bestofallneryetonics. This scientific combination calms and strengthens the nerves, promotes appetite, aids digestion, enri- ches blood and gives vigor to every part of the body, Big Bottle Ask YOUR Doctor Ail Dniggisti ;