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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE. FOUR THE HERALD TUESDAY, DECEMBER i2, 1914 VM.V njr, OF THK L vn: OLD LONDON fi jc, HILKTta DAILYVAND WEEKLY SUBSCRIPTION RATES Dally, delivered, per year..... Dally, by mail. year...... Weekly, by mail, 11.00 1.00 TELEPHONES -Business Office Editorial OiBea W. M. Buchanan Torranc; fcUnadas Director Pusluess Muaayc 'THE WAR SITUATION TODAY Thy vory moajire-aad imuetailed ro- ports .livuibVtl by the official prwas bureaus k'sve much 10 inferred uy what styJeJ rending uei.vv.HMi linco. The enemy has bombuniPd ior says the litest communication. Tr.khtg it thin two days Allies hail occupied two ot" the sr.lr.irbs of Arras, Si. Laurent and Blanso. two miles north and noithcr.st oi the city, must, ac- cordingly, infer that Arras has beeu wrested from the enemy, and thai an :'attempt is -being made to retake it "uy bombardment. "The occupation ot Arras indicates that the advance of the Allies has fur- ther materialized, anj iu addition they have Dixmude in Belgium which points to the seaport, of ende, just north ot Xieuport on the Belgian coast, being in their hands, and the beating hack of the enemy all alons the line which extended from Arras eastward oi Bethune, Ar- mentieres and Tpres on to the coast through Dixniuda to V.'csEcnde. Reports from tiie eastern area of tattle are. s till conilic-tiag. The enemy. is well on the road- to Warsaw with- tlie occupation oi Lowicz. almost njid- ivar between Lodz and that city, but the true nature of what are consider- ed vital operations scum of Cracow is veiled in more or less obscurity. THE SEED GRAIN PROBLEM It has been stated by an official of the Department of the" Interior that it is only intended to supply seed grain to persons holding uapatected IE this intention is car-1 ried out there will be a distinct "back to production in a great portion .of Southern AJberta next year. Wnen. it was decided, to supply re- lief tor "the settlers in tSe 'drought .country, it was that every farmer who suffered a, loss of last y'ear's crop'and was hot position to provide for himself, would ".be assisted by the gorerameut, the amount of the' assistance" to be charge against ais land. This nouneement-carried with it the idea that seed grain would be supplied- to 'every farmer, whether on an unpat- ented homestead or a .patented honae- steaa The Hon. Mr. White, Minister of Finance, speaking at Montreal. the other day, emphasized the need ot production. "Production, production, fcnd ,more production" was bis crv. may say to Mr. White and the government of which he is a member, that production in the drought affect-' ;ied district of Southern Alberta will be Tip. to ..the .highest mark in, the his- tory of this section if every farmer; jjwfto is unable to secure seed grain through his own re-oarces is 'supplied by the government. A big acreage hag v "been placed to readiness for the seed, and there should be an announcement At once that seed wi 1 be supplied to ererrvneedy farmer, uo matter if he holda aa unpatented homestead; or not To those who have been following; the distnbntioo of relief It mrald not' ibe surp'-isinu if of seed i grain to all needy "farmers, would until the opportune-moment during a general election In the early- spring. If seed grain can fee used aa a bribe the friends of the govern will not.be backward advantage of it; Farmers, however, know that whatever assistance they receive is charged against their lanoT ;It is not a gift by any means. It Js most important that an announcement should be made at once of tions of the government ip .regard .to: seed gram Farmers who have been that seed gram is onh to be given to unpaleated are -There ,are scores pt farmers throughout Hhis district orf patented and on pay1 chased land who wfil be in urgenir grain only wav can get it is from the govern they will be unable 10 bor row aj- the banks or secure Credit ironij dealers JQ seed On November 19th m a tvpical Lo don drizzle Encland paid her la t tribute to the Grand Olfl Man of ih .arm when thousand stood raerentlv uncovered i the moiirnmg cortege p-i ed through the treeta from Cha Station to St Paul cathedral The photo the of the late Lord Robert bejig" earned on th gttn carriage which'-his son tried to save at Colenzo. Oa the top of the flag draped casket rests'his hat', his word his -medals and- decorations. L P KKED UP IN ASS1NG FOR BUSY MAN Henry Noble. McCracken. .professor of English at has been (appointed president college, to fill the can ed the re- signation of Dr. .James" iloijroe Tay- lor. Edwin George all alone in his farm miles southwest, of Calgary, lay, on the bed while "waiting: Jor toe .has been customs'-Vi; -'ifprth 'Bay.' SL- Thomas Board of Health, owing to. epidemic, has closed all schools -and forbidden Sunday school entertainments aid Christinas tree atherings.-- f'- erman ship 'Bellas, seized' by pfacefs Quebec after war 'was has been 'or- dered by ah Imperial prize court at Announcement has been made by W. J- Bowser that the B.C. govern- ment the .coming session of the pass legislation providing for'a. limited.moratorium.; It will applj tb' overdue real estate payments, tor it is not the njent's intention to-interfere .with or- dinary contrcts _ on hie y av east ith. the tw o purpose Visiting" his young After laboring in interior Tu key for five years, and Mrs Daniel Eby of the yjLfuinag and 'Missionary society, -bave, return ed to Canada, being forced Turkey's entrance Into Th? staying with Oat i Ottawa to-be detained during the war. j darter HcAndrew, 21, a school I ham, Ont, and also to look after busi teacher at GraceKeld, Que., was drown- j ness interest's" aT Toronto, "Harry D ed while akatihg'on the Gatineau Riv-JLedoux, one, of. the'besfkhown tobac- [COWANCSI PERFECTION COCOA pure Said Everywhere er. tiis-netng the tenth drowning ac- cident-.in the Ottawa Valley within a week; conists of stricken Vith a stroke of apoplexy, and died it AnEiectric Two uMil CnrtBtmas j; Probably the Russians gre leading the Germans along in order to use them tor a big Christmas feast iDon't worry, there: will., be-, a fair, next, year, suitable to the' condiEious Wiiating at the time. Some of tile high may :be abandoned, but the fair j yill te held You can count on that. Remembrance and ALWAYS ill fixtures 1 .o nff At our Jig Selling at. O Otl Removal Sale Do you Live out of the City COME TO THIS SALE. We will refund railway fare to on purchases of or proportionately lower on smaller purchases. The Leicester Electric Co. S. O. E. Building. Beside Y. M, C. A. HERE'S YOUR TURKEY! Southern Alberta's BEST The choicest grown anywhere, and the best we ever had. Prices Right We have a full line of the finest Poultry and Xmas Meats PHONE 452 DELANYS LIMITED "VERITABLE FORTS" German Tribute to the British Trench- es In Belgium editor of the Sud- Deutsche Zeitung, who is fighting in Belgium, haa written to hhs paper that :he English ti'oops have entrenched jiemselves fn so formidable a manner that their trenches are veritable fort- resses, and are much more difficult to take even than real forts. He is full of .admiration at the con- structioiixpt these works .and the In- jenious methods of communication be- ;ween them, led to many surprises. for the Ger- mans. The writer .states tbat near DIx- mude a British field .hospital, with 100 Bounded..men, the Germans, and-records his admiration of. th_eBurgeons', who refused' to '.leave he sick and wounded, and demanded ;0 be imprisoned with them. BATTENBERG PLANNED SMASH Berlin (by wireless to Among the items given out today by- he official press 'bureau was the fol- owing: "The British naval periodical Nautilus that the former-.First lea Lord, "Prince Louis of Batteaberg, ilaaned to.cut.off the German fleet n Norwegian waters the night of the to the 2nd of August, but that tbe'i wavering of the British Cabinet frus- trated his plan." J. S. Arnold, one of Calgary's new Idermen, Is a former resident of Cranbrook, B.C. HE CAN FILL? THEM HERE'S A GIFT For EVERYBODY Bring Comfort Throughout the Year XMAS SLIPPERS A Practical Gift and always appreciated For Men from 90c to For Women from 90c to For Children from SOc to Pretty, Neat, Serviceable and Comfortable Our Women's Evening Slippers from to will please you W. J. Nelson Co. The Foot Toggery Sherlock Building ;