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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 24, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta f AGK FOOT 5be Ifoei-alo HIbcrta 8AILV AND WEEKLY RATM 'f. per year.. l< to vail. ttr year..... s wail, per year... 1 TELEPHONES j Office Uttprlal .Offloe W. A. Buchanan John Torranco Manatln( Director Business Manager THE WAR SITUATION TODAY In Poland the 'fate of Warsaw is be- ing held on the.result of what is do- LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD tera cV the Ettiiplre, then we sent two carloids to'Dalglan Holicf, and from diiy to'ilay costrioutlons are still bo- !BJ made to causes. Thou came aii appeal..for.the Patriotic aad the Red Cross Funds. It was only an op- timist who imagined wo would raise Jl6.000.00 or faore; few of us dreamt that it would .be possible to get halt that amount. The figures show, how. ever, that at least have been contributed to these funds, and nearly J10.QOO.OO of Shis amount Is In actual Apart from meeting these Patriotic appeals for assistance wo are looking after local relief splendidly. The Her- ald's-Christmas Fund is an evidence of thp big hearts of our people. Whiie THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1911 HIS PLACE ON THE scribed as a gigantic conflict taking j appeal after appeal has ibeeu made {at place, .by the rivers south of, and tri-1 different purpose, the Herald is grati- 'butary to. the Vistula southwest to know 'nat Christmas Fund is nearly as much this year aa iu past years. The people of Lethbridga and the south country can hold tneir heads higi. They can be proud of tho people within their gates. They have the the city. iThe battle of the Three Rivers rising with the advantage veering 't side, and the coacentrated forts of the enemy to occupy Warsaw after having been beaten Sack twlc leads.. to the inference that the gain lug of the city is counted of impor ait military significance. In fact it i hinted that with Warsaw in' the! hands the Germans would consider Ml opportune moment, without an Joss of self-res-pect, to propose term of peace to Kussia The advance of the enemy on tflei centre, .however; doos not appear tc deter the Russians from forciuc the! operations north of the Vistula East Prussia towards Konigsfcerg AUe'ristein, and Thorn, and decided is being made, the enemy firing way all along the frontier. the mention of such minor -being captured such aa the ferryman's' house, inns, and rows of houses Tillages, the advance of the Allies hi Flanders and northern France continues slowly .but surely, while in the south of Cracow the Rus- sians are. maintaining their endeavors to .piiiluthroug-h into Silesia. CHRISTMAS DAY, '1914 Tomorrow Is Christmas Day. It will ne, obsarve'd in a world' wrought with suffering upon the battlefield, Jbrought about by'the ambition a nation to dominate a hemisphere, if not the world itself Men wBTTie strugghn tomorrow with their fellous fro other lands..' "Peaceonearth, good will to will the a. foolish thoug to recall to.thun. It is a Christmi Day that the world has not seen in in fact a Christmas nere known: of" Christmas wit a whWcontinent at .war. with all its meanin is-with us .more -impressive, titan eve appreciate more fully, its meaning. We realise the great nee of the Christmas spirit prevailin throughout the world if -a e are carry out the teachings of our Sav- iour. It is true that men will be en- gaged in a terrible warfare-tomorrow but an long as Canadians can feel tha their fellow subjects are. engaged in a warfare-to brine about the tod o war. to trample in the dust th; nation which fails to follow the teachings o the Almighty, then that Christmas Day'on tire "battle field will he a day at service to mankind-and the future {enefmtiona. We feel that Britain's Mrt la this war is the part of a na Ion standing for "Peace on ind.we feel that "Peace on Earth' annot come until the1 dominant idea if one nation that "might is right" is Wren out of the world Here In Canada, our Chriatmaa.will spent in a land where peace pre- fSt. Prosperity may not be as ram- mi as It baa been in past years, hat lost of ns can spent a cheerful Christ- ia.6. Tbose of us who have much of ila world's foods should -be grateful, ad those who are without employ- lent and in need should rejoice tha ir one in the year at leant the not been forgotten by their fa iw" men. It may not sound ncht, but we fee m can wiih to each other errr this expression as it ioM a tribute of bro- lerly lore from one to tne other id let na ail humfcly pray that when Christmas comes to us the orM will be at peace, and that the which the Almighty desired lould prevail will have been engrav I upon the hearts of the men of al Itlons tor all time. true spirit of benevolence and patriot- ism. DRESDEN, IN FOR REPAIRS 'unta ArenaJv'the Chilean port whsre he German cruiser Dresden went in or It. !s the only ship left of Admiral Spee'a squadron, and .its cap- A British officer in .the recent fighting in northern France, captured German soldier. He had no. place in his car to take the prisoner to the. d< :ention camp so-he compelled him to sit on the engine hood, of-his Sunbeam ture'bf Internment Is imminent car. MAP OF.TOWN OF SCABBOROUGH SHELLED BY GERMANS RECENTLY THE GENEROUS SCUTn It if not an Inopportune time to al de. to the generosity of the people Lethbrldge and district No place all Canada haa had to face the con such aa have prevailed it AAerta Without the viar I kM a aripuled flnancial situation, to crop faihire. Before war had had conuasaeea iu strict economy in ordei to M wliung conditions. Then came with its further crippling of the other conditions M.H Wmwkt (bout Tet It to- claim of Lethbrldge and thai It haj ibeen as U7 of the file in Canada Jn Kittftin Ittm this war. ka0W ty cootrfcutliig to tat wor- JNHMM by the Daiicb- PICKED UP IN IASSING FOR THE 'BUSY MAN ARLINGTON HOTEL MENU for CHRISTMAS The HOLIDAY SEASON 11.45 A.M. TO 8 DECEMBER 23 TO 26, 1914. 'SERVICE A LA CARTE OYSTERS Oiympia Cocktail loc New York Counts (raw) 25c SOUP i Oyster ala Creme 15c Chicken Gumbo' lOc RELISHES AND SALADS Lettuce lOc Stuffed Italian Olives 10c' Crisp Celery Hearts lOc Chow Chow Plcklsd Beets 5c Mexican Fruit Salaa Chicken Salad and Mayonnaise Lobster Salad ala Newburg 30o Finnan Haddie Grilled 20c Fried Salmon au Oratin 20c Boiled Cod, Cream Sauce 20c Baked White Sauce Matelote 20o ENTREES Saute of Spring Lamb Petite Pois 20c Boston Baked Beans and Brown Bread 15c English Mutton Chops a la Beulah 20c Brazed Side of Porfc Brazilian style 20c ROASTS Prime Bibs au jus 20c Leg of Pork, Italian Dressing 15c Leg of Lam'b, Caper Sauce 20o- FOWL Roast Young Turkey, Cranberry Sauce 3oc Koast Chicken, Dressing Champignons ZGe VEGETABLES Mashed Potatoes in Cream 5o Asparagus Tips on Towt 15e French Peas lOc Coin on Cob lOc DESSERT Jlince 5o Lemon Pie Bo Pumpkin Pie 6c B C Apple Pie 5c I lum Pudding, iJiplomate Sauce IDc Assorted Nuts, Raisins, Fresh Fruit lOc: BEVERAGES CbXfee 6c Tea 5c Milk 5c Postum 5c Cocoa 5c It has been learned that Hon.' Dr Beland was. not hurt in. the siege, o Antwerp, as reported some' weeks ago Eev. E. 'Anglican cler- gyman, formerly. of Vpoodstock, Ont died at Hamilton Trustee Dr. Alexander ifacKay was elected as successor fti'Dr. W. B. Sim- :hera-as Chief Medical Inspector! of the Public schools of Toronto. A re- ception and ibanquet -was tendered. to Ion "Wm H. of On ario at his'old home town, Tara, in county ,a Pte 6. T. Tounseha; the 77th Dundas', on at: the Canal, died shortly 'after eat-' hg supper; au iuvesUgatlon.has-beea pened. Ewlng Bnchan, for many years-juan. ger of the Bank of Hamilton at Van- ouver. has' fcee'n appointed :curator or the Sank of Vancouver during its winding-u-p. 'Wrs Milllngton, of Dundas, Ont, has just arrived" from: Frankfort-oh- the-Main. Germany, leaving her hus- band Interned there She- was practic- ally forced to leave by the authorities, otherwise she have remained with her husbanu. Mayor -Uartin of Montreal withdrew his proposal to have his two-year term in the mayoralty extended to four years bv act of legislature, and com- promised by having ths date next municipal elections in Montreal fixed for October, 1915 instead of April, 1915. This would give Sim two years and a half in: Edward Cal'aghan, a Toronto boy, nine years old, WHS burned to death and Alexander and his daughter. Charlotte were severely Injured in a fire which destroyed the larmhonse in {which the Hails lived near Lisle, 24 miles south of Collingwdod, Ont Mr ,Hall Is 84 years old, and hia recovery is doubtful In gazetting William C. G Heneker as a general and calling Hum -home from India to take his jila.ce In the British expeditionary force at the head of a brigade on the firing line In France, Lord Kitchener has sig- nally honored a Canadian officer who received bis military' training at Kingston, and uho has seen service in various parts of the world. Gen era! Heneker was born in Sherhrooke TTHE mi famous Bal- macaan with lapels, split sleeves and flowing skirt. Also made collar "but- toning close up. A grand "knock-about" coat. RONTO ARE EXCLUSIVE AGENTS The 2 M'S KIRKHAM BLOCK, LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. McGuire ENORMOUS FRENCH -VOTE'-VFOR WAR Paris, Dec 23, 314 pm The Chamber of Deputies voted iiiianimouslj- today an ap- propriation _ francs to cover the expenses of the next six months, including the coat of the war. NO POLITICS FOR CIVIL SERVANTS Who Earn More Than Five Hundred Annually May Not Hold Civic Offices Que, his fa'her being president of the Eastern Townships BanK'for mans Sears. FAILED ,TO GET WARSAW General von Miekanaan, German com-' mander who had tome Hccin in thl PiliM campaign, but railM to tifHrt Ottawa, Dec.. Journal ioy: "According to the present inten- tons of government this will be he last year during which civil ser yants who earn more thau per annum'will be allowed to take part, in Ipcal politics as members of school boards or municipal councHs "Politics in the civirservice foas he come such an abuse that many ment employees their positions as a means of revenue to carry on their political Trorlt, and heads of depart- ments who are responsible for these TttE POPULOUS MIDLANDS OF ENGLAND The German raid recently, as appears from the map, was aimed at the ndustrlai centre of industry in Yorkshire and Lancashire, the densest Indus- rial .centre in the world. It is a stronghold of Puritanism not likely to be ntimldated by the'Kaiser's demonstration, rather the reverie. MONTENEGRINS TO IN GATHER MONTREAL ntreali Dec. received from Qttan n men and their work, have appealed to _ to compel these men to attend to their duties, "The question has been before Cabinet officially, and it was thought that action might be taken in time to prevent civil servants taking part in the forthcoming elections; however, the.elections nre so near, that it was considered advsaVie to. let the itand until the January elections are over and serve notice early neit year: "The order will apply to both the in side service and the outside service. The abuses ihave .been noticeable at Ottawa and ottter large cities, but :here are Instances of It from coast 4' coast "The reason' why civil servants who earn less than (500 are to allowed to taxe a plate on municipal council and school is that these are not regarded as civil servants prope.1, hat is, they are not dependent upoa heir government positions for their ivelihoodi 'It is understood that the govern- ment In .taking this action will have he support of the opposition. The iethod of procedure in laying down u new regulations will probably be f order In council." 2 i this morn- _ rltles to be prepared to care for Montenegrins, who tvi'il concentrate here from all over Canada. The Montenegrins, It Is understood, intend to go home to serve In the army, but how many are coming Is not known. There were several thousand, in -'railroad- construc- tion work a few months ago. Any who arrive will be boused in the old high school, serving as a military barracks. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SIR EDMUND ALEXANDER LAIRD. Qinn-al Manager JOHN AIHD. Amft GeMHl V. C. BROWN. Supmfaltiulrat of Central Wnura BiaxkM CAPITAL, RESERVE FUND, BANKING BY MAIL Accounts may be opened at every branch of The Canadian Bank of Commerce to be operated by mail, and will receive the same careful attention as is given to all other departments of the Bank's business. Money may be deposited or withdrawn in this way as utiitKtorily as by a personal visit to the Bank. wsi Uthfoidge Branch, Bryitoner, Mgr, ;