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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - December 26, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta LITBBRIBQE DAILT SATURDAY. DECEMBER 21 1914 Sbc Blberta AND WEEKLY RATM par Iear. tr avail, kr audl. per S.OO 1.08 UK 1224 Bitraesa Offlco........... Ultorlal Offlee W.'A. luchanan John Torr.nc. MMagtag Director Buslneii THE WAR SITUATION TODAY Arrangements nuide for Christn by the enemy have not altogetl panned out as anticipated. Instead celebrating It in Paris and in Wa has been sjBnt in the trench ovef-'iOQ miles away [rom tile form thirty mites from the latte Although there has been no sue thing as a Christmas truce we ma talto it that, the sentiment of the se prevailed and that s com tanrtte lull has fallen on offensiv en either .tide. This be- lac to .Ituajlom at present In th of war baa) not. changed Ouch inuj the temporary one of watching nnd waiting. .The combat cloae to Warsaw sti holds tlic s-d with ita reaul having; an Important bearing on Ih western campaign the end of the clalye battle round the three rive: aouth ot the Vistula, is looked to wit an absorbing Interest.' Whether, li the event of Warsaw falling Into th. hands of the enemy, the RuBBlan o] to1----' Silesia win receive a" decided checl remains.to he seen, pn'tie one Bid there appears to be desperate tempts to" detach --the opposing righ aad left wings, on the other to draw the Germana on towards the centre and, while, preventing the breaking p communications; to allow of offen slve north of the Vistula and south o Graoow: to proceed along the lines o the cainpCLign mapped put. WJLL THERE BE AN ELECTION To be in1 election, or not to he an elflction.-'that Is-the Question agitat inji the minds o[ many' people. Ou QonEerrative friends ..think- it 18 taring lhe.'LlberalB more 'than it 1 the ConsirTatlveS- That, nqi an answer to the'-questlou. Thous ands of-people throughout Canada, ir reapecUve of politics, do.not.want an election. They are patriots who pu country ".In o_nr opium: there will not be an election if Ih vlewg of men of the type of sir Rob- ert: Borden and Sir George Fpste dominate the government at Ottawa. On. the other hand. If Hon. Robert Rogers. could. have his way. there Is no: question that there would be an election. The fact that the country IB at war, that we are raiting ntft- "neeit. to go forth and flght the battles ef Empire, and that the Uoenl party i. net eppealag In aay way the faittoy oi tie dee. Wi -war trine li an opportune mo- aunt ta mm a hurried "opinion'from thi people he would oae every effort to brine an election Just now moat activity la the nomination of candidates IB In Wwt whereTlr sup- posed to be In control of the affairs of the party In nearly every constituency In Al berta the Conservatives haue already Placed rtnHittm ia the Held, and la order protect tkemaelTei the crali In flijJ province have decided to IH the eonatlta eaclea have bent nominated. The Liberal, of Alberta have been adhering .trfctly to truce, and are only placing candidate, in the to protect thejr lotereeta ia pabilc opinion In re- gard to breaavig the party truce' Th. Ottawa Journal I. the chief organ the CoDsarratlre -party in. the canHaT Here la what It to air "In connection with Jhe recant visit of Sir Robert Borden to To- ronto, a Liberal paper wUefc kaa showa a hearty Erttlah rigor aad a fair political spirit elnce the war broke oat, namely, lie Toronto Star, of ami him a warm welcome >ere ia now a political par- wwre ikould be more Ttar, be in pairiotic" word. The Stilr coatlnues oonne, that does not mean liat narty SUerences are mi Party dUiaions do no hann, Hi Bar good, vhen they V KOff ttt Mara) dlflerencea tt ootaki and of httfjiranient Ttan will be more party conflict rMUfem wlU jx finos ot iaauea t JaTlSi mvr >qt Jrat wf mu.t -4'i.r. lian wfaleh JV in the pHi or failed to do la n- to Cuildian armamtnt by Some nenptpcn ibd loaiQ, men on rach Koouilnc other ibout that, Mch (teeming the other ot starting or maintaining the row. The patriot Is be who keeps ssute on Umt suorei no matter vhat the fellow., are saying." In coinniontlng- on Slrv Wilfrid- rier's recent apwcL at Montreal, the Montreal Star, it strong tmuporter of the preseut government, said: "Sir Wilfrid Laurler laid down during his addreas to the Reform (Jlufb on 3sturday oveulug wlmt we essume is to be Iho Lilipnil policy iit the approaching session of parliament.. He declared. etout- ly (or a -party truce. He said that liO 'would rather retire v from .pub- lic Ufa thfttt embarrass the giiT- ernmfst at the present time.' He took 'his stand with tho Liberal Premier of Britain, Mr. As.iu.th, in favor of a united nation waff- ing a Just war for -the Ufa ot the Empire. "The huslhess of all British -subjects today- is to win this -.We have.no In the public arena, at all for -any other enterprise. Such' 'business as. usual1 as. ciin.be kept going by the government will help steady opinion at home ind-kwp lip the .counffe the peopie for the tiring taik which confronts them. But thtt this when the life of the Em- pire.' act} ,tha existence of our lib- erties and free Institutions are at turn 'aSldo from our 'great quarrel1 to the petty bickerings of psiltv strife "Is "surely unthink- able." f ..li.the" of Uie Toronto there is -also an es-' of opinion about an early general eleotioi. This paper says: the east that the. proposal. for'an. early gen- eral election tiad been killed, hut -'CcordiQJ to the prominent Winni- e. there are signs .UiatiHpji: flbbert Rosers has not abindub'ed hfa scheme of rushing a- khaki' election. Our correa- pcfadent thiDJEB, ,and thinks right- ly? thai, party lo -which" he adheres wpjold- disgrace itself hy appealinff. "country before the war is over, or 'before its term .fleptember, It vpuld inet.tably result in. a great deal -of recrimination as to. the naval ipoltey. of both parties; and politicians Ineritably .be driven to -pJang-whanging each other over isauea.that should he >buried ;Ui ;ij lime of conflict No- Ibody except a few self seeking politicians and a cptene of heel era who hoRp to muks a litUe .money .bumming around coniriilt- aa election. The etfcct of .'political campalpis "on Jg Tnotbrioualy .bad, and trade at -'.present "la at so ah ebt that furtper interference wlih tt except in case of absolute ne- ce35ltyl; would ibe llftle short of criminal. Their VaJite k of WONDERFULBECORO OF A WONDERFUL CURE Only Aett O> AD Tanei Of Tha ForTh. ForaetiH Of Uric Ad4 Ip TW Blwl. Many people So wit reejlae that the Skin u one nCtke th irnof Ail Of Eidocy ih Tbi Bicfc Acrid ft H( pi the kidueyi at til, bat due to Ffculty Skin Action, or ConatijaUon of the the bowel -ftiifl KimUlates "FrnJt-a-tiTei" enrei treafc, Kidnevs, nbt only-bccaiise it s trench ens lliese orgina.bnt alaq be- cause the bowels, the the aclion is sold by. all demleri 5oc. a box, 6" for trialfsize, 2sc. or-ffill bescnt postpaid on 'receipt of .price 67% .f Liiflited, Ottawa. PIGKEDUFIN t ASSING; FOB THE -fjUSY., HAN newspapers rlendiy .to; Uw present and Uey undoubtedly Toicing the lews, qf Cohaerratlves who think iore of country than they do of party t ia the iprinlese ot a government to ek public opinion wbtnerer It earns beat it ia Uie rlfht ot the JOT- N Ottawa to apoeal.Je the ountrr HOY U It vantj tOA in their intereata' "The PreBB arfuee that an" election anng tune -vould ibe more! dam at the of tip war In thu regard taajB It-be doabted that Bucn partlBaa jealoti la tie Liberal ranks -nould have every reason to prefer the alternative of a khaki electioar-forced on the people b> ths-governinent, .against the Lib- eral proteatB' By such a course the government vould be trans- parentlr actuated bv self Interest alooe, and the party m oppoal (Ion would bo provided with the jrounda for an appeal of great vjiereas, br fgllowlns thf example ret the political parties in Great Britain and de- ferrlnr by special lejljlaiion It need be, lie nelt Domplon gen era) electlona, until after the war Ia ended, would, not the govern menf have a strong rleht and title to a renewal ft Ihe conldeqce of the people. In reirard for hiring brought the ship through the breaien safely into port? Of course the Inevitable reply to rguments agauut an election on tbe art qf Ihote who believe election lould te held during war time lat Ihe other followa ere against It ibecauae they afe" afraid they will be The might aa eU lUsakpM thf ir of that Idea once The Uberali rill be the fcraerer the nimmoni emn ,.r Wd Laurlir, hojfa.trol.gly tipn that can best aerve Its nterests and "the latereata ot oiner'ind by refraining to thp he people on Domical IBSUM until tha u la oyer and the Empire IB vie The directing of the cam sign for the Red and Patrlr bust before the end of another 366 lays. i Sunny I'll show'..'ein! Vhat if I have bsen off my-feed for a oupie of years; I'll do" my come-back n 1015. John I'll brist' the Kiiis- r's map before I'm a year older.-by Hek. j hop.Ing. that .be- ore the'end pi the-year .1 ing pains again Alayr only resolution for 191 o Is that I mav prevail on the good people" of Lethbridge to let the Eoli dusl trlplati'IiniBh Another of the aaine: CERI MAN IA'C Will 1915 take the.WH biiVor ID mann Lieut CoL enfleavorlng aauadron of the 3rd Reg! ment of Mounted Rifles (rained at Flncher Creek, and another at Mac. lend. Returning 1'rom Hart'a -Comers to Trenton early Saturday mornlnf on a railway velocipede Mr Have, and S Orr were atruck'and.killed by a C.N. R: train ol seven! 'cars pushed Tjy an engine. Albert W Westman, 45 yean old superintendent of the Windsor, Pamr, and Lake Shore iSectnc Railway Co, waa killed, by an electric" stock while filing a trolley -fole He fane, a widow and si; children Eight thousand dollars -worth of dia- monds, of a necklace u3 rings waa lost In the drawjng-room ot a Bleeping car on train from Toronto 10 Montreal by the Wife of one of the lest known member, of the Judicial? for the district Montreal: Percy Corbett, eon ot the Rev Thomas rorbett, Presbyterlaln mlrls- ter at Gull Lake Saak, has been choa- eg by the committee of the faculty of art> of McGiM- u tbe Bhodea lohotar for 19U Mr Oorbett VBB born at Tyae Valley FBI The Breweriw Co, a I1Z.OMOOO Ohio corporation went demands My, wlio, for aoaae Mra feaa taw a aawaaapar reporter la Haw Ton, haa leen appointed 'pVifate secretary to Governor elect C a -Whitman of New York lir Orr It 31 yean old For the Prince Albert, Skit Feder HI seat, vacated by Ibe of James McKay, K C to a Jildfeialp, the names of E. H of KUIatlno dJ g trti'ofjtf.iiwj.uberaf, aad B Braditiw, Jf Don Mldaon, if P P, ConaerraUve, ara men loned aa Dqjlttle Er CfharleB Dawian who discovered he famous Plltdmra aknll, tas offered Q (he BrltlBh offlee a aew bullet for proUctfon agalnrt Zeppellna The of bullet hu a cavity which wntatna phoaphoroua. jomt 01 which allowed to project bSyond apex o( the buKel When the rifle la fired he la by the dla- charge At the bullet hits the en jclodeg of Zeppella, the ei May we all have a hand ID boiling" tho oil (Alberta In 1915. is the col.'a bea'f wish-: for a and prosperous New Year OTTAWA FIRE DAMAGE HUNOREP THOUSAND Ottawa, Ont, Dec !4 fire u? known origin started In the bai'ment ol (ittoium Co.'. jportlSf nodi on cantf of Bank, and (ale laat nlfwt. an Umoat te tie large .took, and nitled tM Meiford apartment bouse building above the commercial premises the damage to furnishings, building, tic, Js estimated at Dearly tlOO.OOti, mostly covered BUCHANAN'S LIBERALS A Convention for the nomination of a Liber- al Candidate to represent the new of Lethbridge In the House of Commons Will be held in the Fifth Street, in the City of Lethbridge ON January 13, 1915 At 2.30p.m. The Primaries for the election of Delegates will be held in each Polling Sub-divisionr as constituted in the Dominion Elections of 1911 Monday. January 11, at 8 O'Clock p.m. The delegates will be chosen on the follow- ing basis, fixed by the Alberta Liberal As- sociation: "One delegate for each polling subdivision as consti- tuted at tbe last Dominion election for every one hundred voters or less polled at that poll, and an additional delegate for each one hundred votes or major fraction thereof in excess of the first one hundred votes." "In the event of a former polling subdivision being rJivided by the boundary line Qf a new constituency, dele- gates for that poll shall be allowed to the constituency In which the polling place was situated and not otherwise." "No proxies shall be allowed at such conventions." BY ORDER Alberta Federal Liberal Association J, Shephard, Convenor for the Lethbridge Federal District. GOD SAVE THE KING ;