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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 30, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta letbbriDflc, Blberta DAILY AND WEEKLY Ratet: dowered, per year by mall, per year Weekly, b> mail, .per TELEPHONES Business Office Edilorial Office. W. A. Buchanan John Torrance Managing Director Business .Manager ROUND THE CIRCLE. OF THE WAR The war news of the ast twemy- Canadian soMlers at the front us soon us the manufacturers ran (set them there." The liev. Andrew Hob-. ertson, president of the Toronto Min: isterlal association, announced that from the clergymen ot th? city t'uere would be put In hands ot the au- uorllies a inachiiM pja u. bo used at the front. Sir Oeorge Foster svoko alter tlics.i announcements had uwflc. Aj word trom him would have ended the' machine gun movement then und there, very truly says tho Toronto Globe, but no by his sister, Mrs. Nel- son Murphy, at Nelson, B. C., a few days ago: "You have the luckiest brother iu the world. I have cabled dad I am safe. I urn in England; so fortunate to be here. By the way, I .struck n swell hospital there, Sir Henry Nor- luan's private home. Lived on esgs, chicken and good after bully beef, -biscuits, and cloritmted water. '.'.Well, I stayed there two days and then was put on board the hospital ship Anglia, for England. 1 guess, you will know what became of it.; Aibout 10 o'clock we struck a mine. 1 j will pass over tho details, as they are: too "awful to relate; anyway, an or-: derly carrier! me upstairs on then along the deck to the side of the ship. 1 thought my back would break but I managed to stand uad lean against the railing. "Then a major came along, who got a lite belt nnd put It on me. The steamer had listed a good deal nud he got mo over the railing and down the side. You know there is a sort of plank runs along the ship a feu- feet below the portholes. Well, to make ft long story short, I stood on that till the shiii went down, when, of course, I floated off. 1 mauaged somehow to get hold of a buoy and was eventually picked up. H was only through the love and kindness of God that 1 am here today. "Torpedo and other bouts from Dover saved all who were saved. I wiBh you could have seen those grey boats coming to tho rescue 35 to 40 miles au hour, throwing the water high in the air. Once, at least, that part of the British navy looked good to me. We wure taken to Dover nnd placed on the hospital train and rushed to Leicester. Had it not been for the shipwreck, I would have been sent to the Canadian hospital at Shorhcliffe, but as It was, Canadians were not known from anyone else. This is a military hospital, and while I think one will get good treat- ment, it is strict and one gets only what is coming to profu- sion of gifts as in the Canadian bos pitals. lost absolutely everything ex- cept my Masonic ring; that is all.I had on me when "I landed in Dover. I had quite a few war souvenirs. I was sorry to lose mother's watch. It had stopped, so I had it 'in. my little bag with all my other worldly possessions. "The doctor here made an exam- ination of my back and hips, and thinks the trouble is-purely muscu- lar, and1 that I will be. all right in a Montreal license conn are "The needs of the peonlR are so weeks. j am stUl flat on my at work alreadV on the revision ai great." sajs the .Washington tu.U) cannot even turn in tied, the license' list'for 1916. Filly' have Post, speaking of conditions in course there is no doubt the ship- to be cut on on Alav 1 from ths slum, "that Intense suffering anil was a great Bnock. Being tel list and nrty liuuor shops must death: from exposure is certain to tauied the rescue boat certainly .occur unless greater consignments my Dack I relief are'forwarded. Children -are "The King sent a telegram to the A t t H-inir hrid irto barefooted, the aged are. thinly clad! here expressing sympathy in investigation is being held irto vamm carrying the double ,lnninH we woula aoon ta Detter. the circumstances attending death of G.'E.'GalE, oi ShellDLoo., fnnt ls provided Every per- ua umu. m-( "son able to work is required to earn alone Wren discovered, the body was but about 3 persons lymi; fee- down m the snow He nan are dependent upon the commission! evideitlv been out hurting wolves, as i indicated by the t: and had appar.sni.lv hrid irto barefooted, the aged are. thinly clan! here expressing sympathy line t'e and women are carrying the double and lloping we would soon be better. nriKirook burden of maintaining homes and 3M ood ot Wm> waBn't it'" working for the fopd that is provided In a ,ater letter he wntes- in a "cm fhn nnmmtcclnn RVPTV tier- Pmcher Creek or Cowley boy was killed, by: the same shell that ,got me. His name; was Montague, land he was simply .blown to pieces. ,1 ,uuu. [jf boy 'from Claresholm was also These conditions, described in mild i wounded at the same time. No terms .when the truth of the "situation idea how long I was in the known, nlcture a nortion of perhaps 10 minutes, perhaps 30 min- riied from "heart A reduction of in the obligation' that js Canada's c.U Issss ,ent, ex mption from tax- Present war. Midland has the utes-r-I don't know.' -But, gee whiz! given i do know that it was cold. oas given i ao Know inat u waa wuju. towards the support of liemember me to the Coleman peo- The premier and minister of .militia nave no responsibility for the ma "chine gun fiasco, hat the he said of Sir George Foster, -the acting premier, during July, or of Senator Lougheed, the acting nun ister of militia The movement to In- crease the numher of ma- chine guns supplied Canadian was the result of statements made by officers who haa been en- gaged In the fighting In Flanders in April and May They told of the reed for more machine guns, point- ing oat that tne Germans had a much greater number per battalion than allowed the British regu- ktlons. It is true that no public appeal for contributions was made by either Sir George Foster or Senator Lougheed, but SbS George Foster was present and consenting when such appeals :were made, and Senator accepted the subscriptions sent to the militia department with- out suggesting that they were not wanted. Instead, he'admits express- Ing the opinion that the patriotism of the subscribers was highly commend- able. Indeed, Mr. Robert Hobson, of Hamilton, v.here were sub- scribed for .machine .oilier day when Hamilton subscribers to a fund for machine guns were ask- ed to decide what they wanted done .with their money, that he placed Hamilton's offer before Senator Long heed and he accepted it The biggest sWgSejJonalion of machine guns wa- Ihat or the Ontario It was'announced ,at. a great palriotic meeting In Massey Hall on luh ?ri at which Sir George Foster, thr act inr premier Canada, was piespnt >nd apoko, Hon. W. J. Hanna said "-Ontario government voted ot your money for 500 ma- sometunes our young men hold hack, hesuating to Join the ranks That millions of starving human be- pie and wish them all a merry Christ- ing 01 UK K ,Bg- b t Canada is the big producing mas for me." the suffering as those who dole out the pabonage revDnuCj Wlre the most important of Iar _a.3 e should have the say as to whom our t the recommencirt ons brought to the In Montreal a Score of the notary omcers sha.l he ,s carrying patronage to an extreme where Can- adians of all parties should rise up remo.a. of this of Donald A. j.' inouroe. anfl their energy towards g- succor to the starving and Artesian Wells at Etzikom? Complete Display nf New Year Meats the Herald and. .of tne .1 T. Beattie, manager oi the Can- Winnipeg- ilex Mclntcsh and wife, forwarded to the headquarters at erecieu- Jdian Bank ol Commerce, Fort Fran- Toronto j Montreal. too li :is, Ont has been transferred to :__________ S MSlat ta K -nrl ,o ht---------------------------------------------------------------------------tO 3BS13t m g> Mellort, Sask., and is succeeded b> A. F. Turner, of Weyburn A branch of the .Bank of Montreal was qrened B; C., on the" 27th inst. G. F. I'fitchard, formerly of Lethbridge, with the title oi act- ing manager, will be in charge. R. W. Travels, of Petcrhoro, :.has been appointed manager of the Dank of Montreal at London, Ont. C." C. Abbott, .of Stratford, goes to Pctcr- hotd. :Mrs. Laura S. Rocteiell'r, wife of John D. R'jckefe'ler, who died last JTarcIi, left an estate value! at The hulk ol tb c'Wc gre-i charitable and c-li-cational institu- tions, i The r7cafi of Mr1! I'mma PC mothpr of Vrs Frances Fci- som -PBSton, who. was Mrs. .Urovcf Clc-phnd, at Pru c ton, J w an- nounced. John 'Knox Undsay, prominent in the shoe and rubber business ol Can- Iklnc W to delivered to tic afo the last thirty jcars latteily. "thej "to son's" in lots on which they built Canadians the safe delivery of relief This stimulates progress and .the prices placed on the lots are quite reasonable. At least it is sucli that rjpiief no one could feel that advantageous jicuc. ii_i-----1 fact thot were people cannot he com highly for their efforts to assist !n getting the well digging proposition on practical basis. The Jon. .0. R. Mitchell, "M.P.P., has se- iured for us a, machine And the enthusiasm of at least some of the nunlcipal council is quite suggestive We have every reason to believe that .f we are in tne artesian basin we may hope to tap It at a comparatively early date. Salmon" and West have finished their improvements and -Mike is quite proud of hln new store. 'Adam; Burrows has sold his barn to the Bryants. The accommodation of the barn hai been doubled and further evt 'nsions are contemplated. Air. Yates has extended his barn and now has .the best barn in the entire south country. Our now garage and repair shop w a real acquisition. And Proprietor quite busy loo. George Ness Is again fh the liar- ,ieps This Is his accond contact with bronchos, and we hope it will be the last Frank McNeil is back from bridge. His eye hail tq bo removed as the result of an accident Splendid water is being furutoutd THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., D.C.U, President JOHN A1RD, General Manner H. V. F. JONES, Ait't Icnenl Mi V. C. BROWN, Superintendent ot Central Branciir. CUPiTAL, RESERVE 'FUND, SAVINGS BANK ACCOUNTS ipurcst at the current rate is allowed.on all deposits of upwards Careful a'fcn'ion is jjiven to every account. Small accoui ts A's'.comed may be opened .md opeiated by mail. i ACI.O nts may be opened in the names of two or more persons, wjth- dr.-m.ili, to be made by any one of them or by the survivur, Lethbridge Branch R. T. Biymner, Mgi loth WHY BOURASSA ESCAPES (Ottawa Journal) We are obliged to subpect that tho reason whj Bourassa ia not put in jail is that the authorities wish to ai avoid giving .inv appearance of color to the charge that somebodv or othei wants to persecute French-Canadians. As already said, if the gentleman were English-speaking, he would get into nuod fast enough, and deserve jto. DOCTORS RECOMMEND IT Whenever a nourishing, strength-imparting, mildly stimulative tonic is required, Doctors (Jo not hesitate to recom- mend tris i la Quini da Pfeoa because they know it is a combination of the food elements of rich, ruby Douro Grapes with the tonic properties of Cin- chona-supplying every element to make rich, red blood, quiet the nerves and impart strength to every part of the body. Botfc Aik YOUR Doctor AD ;