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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 31, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PACKFOlTft Zln Jtetbbtfboe Iberalb Siberia DAILY AND WEEKLY SUBSCRIPTION RATE3 Dally, delivered, per Dully, by mall, per StVeelcly. by-mail, per year...- DAILY -HB'RALn THURSDAY, DECEMBER ,11, 1914 5.00 l.Oi) TELEPHONES Business Office Office W. A. Bucnar.an John Torrsnca Managing Director Business Manager THE WAR SITUATION TODAY the conditions cruitpd here, 0? the soldiers especially the Hue "And nobody seems to cure." These courageous nud fino spfr men havo been hero for somo wcoks They havo 'been drilling, but whim not drilling they must depend on thoir own resources. They run into temp- tation and some yield, "and nobody seems to care." The militia authorities, certainly not the local authorities, for we they realize the situation, are to blame. Lethbridge offers as excel- lent recruiting and drilling facilities as any plnop in Canada. The exhibi- tion grounds, with the splendid build- ings, cannot be excelled for training quarters and yet they have not been ioucrs win bo exempted from license dues after January 1. Walton Lean, Dominion govern- neiit agent on. the Aldervillc, Ont., ndlau Reserve, is dead. Ho belonjf- K! to Alnwick tov.-nslup. George Batcheller of Brantforu, who las been manager of the Royal Brink at Glcncoe, to succeed M'alcclm JliicGouS'in, who goes to i. it x I Calgary, is now in charge, reach the front, Aggressive warfare by the United rould ba fitted for the conditions States would be possible only on ap- which reign supreme in the British proval of a majority of voters of the country, under a constitutional amendment proposed by Senator continues with again the master? j nothing to occupy their time for manyiQwen. falling to Russians, who have hours of the day and night, are caught While no remarkable progress has j though they are at the dis- becn made by the Allies in Belgium I pcsai of tho authorities. If the young they have consolidated their advance men were housed there Uiey would be by taking possession of the village srrict military surveillance and away from the temptations which be- set them. Under these military regu- lations they would be brought to real- ize fully the meaning; of a soldier's of St. George, which brings them within two miles of Ostend. On the right wing in France the French" are making good their bold on Alsace, having advanced successfully to- wards Stelnbaeh la the upper por- tion ot the province. The see-saw movement in Galicia jarmy. Some of these young men with KICKED UP IN ASSING fOK THE BUSY MAN City Clerk Bonnell of Moose Jaw has resigned. President Wilson of the United States, celebrated Ills fifty-eighth birthday on Monday. The Weat End Methodist church, Montreal, was destroyed by firo. Loss, Insurance, Rov. Noah JJetweller. former Men- nonite pastor at Port Elgin, Ont., is dead. Proprietors of Paris cafes who give an undertaking to sell no spirituous For sharpening tho appctito and stimulat- ing tho digestive organs you wSU find nothing to equal Wolfo's Schnapps, Take it as a "toddy" with hot water, sugar and lemon and u wlneglssaful of Wolfe's. Yor will find Wolfe's Schnapps tho greatest tonic energiser for tho vital organs. at ell Htttlt asi Rilail Stem. Distributors Hudson's Bay Company life, and so when the; they for the third time driven the Aus- trians back through the Carpathians, and are holding the territory regain- ed. The severe defeat of the Atis- trians endangers ihe German right wins between Czentochowa and Cra- iu the net of evil conduct, hut located in proper quarters and under military rule, this would not occur. THE LATE J. C. DREWRY The live stock industry of Alberta Twenty-one Ontario municipalities will vote on local option next Mon- day. Among these "are the towns 'of Picton, Rtdgetown, Siracoe, Hagers- vilie, Bradford. Caledonia, Jarvis, Newbury and West Lome. James-Smith, at one time ac- countant in the-. Dominion Hanlt at. Haaley, Sask.. and later agent of the j cow, and has had a perceptible effect'lost a true friend through the death j Provincial government telephones at j Raymond, Alt; on the attack delivered on the Rus-Jof Mr. J. C. Drewry, Cowley. who resigned his position j Paul Redd and Dec. Rulon Hicken and ian centre -before Warsaw.; The fighting on the little Bzura outside the Polish capital has ing: considerable amount of this world's goods by fortunate invest- ments in B. C: mining properties, Mr. heen likened to the fighting i Brewrv, who always had a fondness shortly after the outbreak war and Miss Julian David returned .Wednes- enlisted in tho' Liverpool Rifles, has j day evening from Calgary, where they have completed their normal training. Mr. Redd will teach In Stirling, while Mr, Hicken has secured a po- been gazetted a captain. Col. H. B. Harrison Broadley, tln- ionist member of the British Parlia- .h v___ ;_ f. f ment. for Howdenshire, in the Bast sitiou on the staff here. took place by the mer ra the farm and live stock, took up Yorkshire, died suddenly.! Miss Hattie Dudley left 'Monday ders, which tho Germans vainly en-j his home in Southern Alberta, and o: deavored to force to make a passage i his ranch at Cowley devoted his time for their advance on the money to the .breeding of thor- ports. The same fate has met, the enemy In Poland, and be lias been thrown back ove? the Bzura to left bank. its o.ughbred horses and cattle. His name At the last general elction his ma- morning for Salt Lake City, where jority over R Korris was she will be married next Wednesday to Mr. Enimet of Burley, Idaho, Mic- Gasier ot the K.A, staff, with ant brought as a test case for breach! her sister, Miss Lila, are spending 1131. A charge agaiast a bank account- well known amongst live stock [of the Lord's Day Act by working in the holidays in Cardston. breeders throughout the American !a battk on Sunday was dismissed by Mr. Blackmore of the District rnnHnonf continent His heart was centred Polics Magistrate Dumble of Peter- on the ground that bank In the iightinc In 'the region round about his farm and his stock. No man were net included in the classes of Warsaw the advantage lies with the had greater faith in Southern Alberta. Russians, the Germans having failed !and no man was prepared to make to dislodge them'from their sacrifices to establish'that this persons specified under the act. Rev. W. K. Baker, pastor of the Vestmoimt Methodist church. Mon- ti call to the ive positions on the Bzura, Rawa and j part of Western Canada excelled all i borne street Methodist cburch, Brant- Pilica. other parts of the Dominion for live- stock raising. ford, for a two-year term. Rev. T. E. THE NEW YEAR Tae year which dies .tonight, it is needless to say, Till be engraven in the minds of the present ssneration and all -generations to come as the year of the great war. It will be me- mora'ble in the annals of history, and the mighty crisis through which we are passing overshadows and casts i Peace- into semi-oblivion all the minor hap-' penings of the past twelve months. When we stood on the threshold of the incoming year last December we] cherished the anticipation that, after' the experience of 1913, a good year Tivas ahead. In our particular district' tve were agriculturally, at any rate, doomed to disappointment, for we 1 visited with a drouth which, j made 1914 a particularly lean year. Then followed the tocsin of war. the rattle of arms, and before the stupen- dous crisis which came with the sud-! denness of an avalanche, ws forgot our minor troubles, and rose like one man to meet It.in a spirit which befits i an Empire which stands for freedom and right The old year passes away with its Jiuman hecatombs sacrificed to the goddEsa of war. The New Tear will dawn on the battlefields of nations with the sacrifices to be repeated ibe- fore the final peace is proclaimed. But .we stand before the prospect un- appalled, knowing that wo are passing through cur.baptism of blood and fire to emerge a nation regenerated, with a new and glorious destiny ahead, an empire and nation linked together in the bonds of comradeship, riretted more securely than before foy the trials through which we have passed, and iWill be passing. Though the means are such as we should have shrinked from in appre- hension, the end will be. encompassed. iWe shall taste the blessings of an enduring peace, and under new ideals ibitter experience has planted, use the Umo for the perfection of the ways which lead a people %o perman- ent prosperity. Unlike stereotyped "A Men? which this year has had a hollow, sound, "A Happy New Year" will be one of sincere meaning, in the earnest anticipation that the wish will prove a reality. With the pealing bells tbat will herald tho New Year, more than at any time, shall ws echo, truly and devoutly, the poet's words: "Ring- out the thousand wars of old, Ring in the thousand years of peace. Ring In the valiant and The larger heart, the kindlier liaad; ;Ring out the darkness of the land." Happy New Year. Learn to write'it 1915. The latter half of 1914 has a period of warfara. Here's hoping that Hollinar, the present pastor of church wfll go to the School staff, is visiting here. Bishop Evans and a Jolly party took a sleigh ride on Christmas Eve, which lasted into the wee sma' hours: They serenaded fifteen families, leaving a' sack of flour, a turkey, a roast cf beef, and some Sausage at each home to gladden their hearts. The .JU.A. of the First Ward play- ed the pretty little drama, "Farm Brantiord church wfll go to west-j Folks" in the Opera house "Saturday mount. j night. A good sized audience showed Resenting criticism of his father, their appreciation by hearty applause. which has been appearing in the St, Thomas Journal, Fred Johnson, son of Mayor iL B. Johnson, who Is ag- ain a candidate for the chief magis- Misa Laura Redd of the Barnwell school is home for the holidays. Christmas Day passed off quietly with the usual dinners, closing with the latter half of 1915 will be a period i at T municipal nominations 'Young Johnson is a University of tracy, struck F. W, Sutherland, ball In the Ooera bouse. The poor tor of the paper, In the with well remembered and the wid- I Toronto student. ows cheered. Stock men report cattle and horses doing well on the range. fAND NOBODY SEEMS TO CARE' .Npbody knows-'hot? bored we are. How we are, _How bored we are. Nobody how fcored we a.re, And'nobody seems to care. This little rhymei to the tune of "Nuts In May" appeared in a letter in f the London Times the day, and it would well apply to We have a nice School Kit for the Pupils, containing i Ruler, 2 Pencils and one penholder "which we are lng away with every pair of School Shoes purchased or we will give one each (While they last) to every child of School Age by their bringing a note from their parents giving house and street number. A Happy and Prosperous New Year to Everybody FOOT TOGGERY A Convention for the nomination of a Liberal Candidate to represent the new In the House of Commons Will be held in the Fifth Street, in the City of Lethbridge At 2.30 p.m. The Primaries for the election of Delegates will be held in each Polling Sub-division, as constituted in the Dominion Elections of 1911 I 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 f.or each polling subdivision as consti- tuted at the 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- flivided by the boundary line of 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 S. J. Shepherd, Convenor for the Lethbridge Federal District. GOD SAVE THE KING" ;