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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 1, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta AGE FOUR THE HERALD MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1915 DAILY AND WEEKLY SUBSCRIPTION- RATEC lallj, delivered per lily, by mall, per ytar....... by mall, jwr year...... (4.00 TELEPHONES Office 125! Utorlil Office 1224 I W. A. Bucninan John ftDaglae Director Business Manager TWENTY-SIX WEEKS AND SIX MONTHS OF WAR This week, nn Wednesday the ill mnrk Ilic close of sis months oi gliting, and today a campaign of venty six wcefcs cods. Tbo months as they hare rolled br ivc seen the dlsconjflture of ih-o on uy and his failuro on three great. ho had embarked, on: Sep- lirnber S.T.IV him thrown back in his Itlempt to roach Paris; December saw lira foiled in seeking 'to capture the ports Dunkirk and Calais; lad Jaaunry saw him beaten In hla liarch on Warsaw with the object of (sieving the peril threatened him by ie Russians on his north-eastern Irontier in East Prussia, and on Ills loutheni 'borders in Sllesifl. So tar as the German offensive goes, I; has 'tailed at, every point TVTiere he driven to cross the .Aisns there I tie enemy stands with no perceptible regress made except a slight recent J-HJii in the near its source. this river the Allies Hold their Idvanced -positions, and the latest at- tempts oE the enemy to tuBtuate them Craonne, south ot the forties of in a northeasterly direction from lioissons, has, in spite .of the moat l-iolent onslaughts, been I'last of the Meuse he has iiettcn towards Mulriausen in his own cause ot tiio couutry through (ho Cressy, llio Aboukir, llio Hogue, tiio Pathfinder iincl the Formidable. It' Is minted uy the mayor uC Jtochcster .tlmt in the Glllinflutm scctlou of Chatluim on Ono street alette ttorue wcro left as ft result ot the sinking of the Hostile. Iho Cressy and the Ahotiklr. ijngllsli nud English mothers are paying the toll bravely but Jn great numburs, and It will be a happy dey for ivoJimukllid wlieil this war onds ami when nil war ceases. erritory. In East Prussia the Russians are Inarching armies towards Konlgsberg, Tuesday Is ground hog day. Here's lioplng he doasu't see his shadow. Tlie farmers are getting impatleuL WJlson's shipping bill Is having a stormy voyage through the Henato If his ships meet tile same kind 4 weather attor he gets them, he'lLflav. :o call up all the real old salts In Uii country' to man them. PICKED UP IN I ..ASSING KOK TUB The Germans admit there were only five British batile cruisers in the re- ceDt Sunday flffhl. They claim they sank one of iipm. To prove they know are about they might come out again. If the Lion, Tiger, Indomitable, New Zea- land or Princess Royal Tails to show up -wo' II '.believe (hem. The Canadians are leaving the Sal- isbury mud for France. TUe change a welcome one. The men may not see the trenches for ,a few weeks yet, but thy win get a good traal on lines of comnnmicaUDu ssd is ths reserves. It will Eire them tlie foel- i loo., that they are actually doing something to help the Allies win. Low prices for hogs have discour- aged many Alberta fanners and buy- ers made the assertion that Al- berta RS a reside, produce thla year only flo per cent, ot the 1914 crop. ThJa Tvmild be a vast 'or the fpnners to naake. The -chances are good that prices will be in ii months' time and that there win Montreal may annex tho village ot 1st is tho ISlsi day of ilie war. wholesale grocery firm ol Bros., Minneapolis, will establish branch at IH'tr. The tows oJ Raymond crime thro 1AM M-ilh ?2iy3 on the right side ol Ihu books. The 1'nlmcr House, Toronto's uici, ami a.'- --c most opul'ar hosiery in ihc city, has nL n[ existence. son of Hon. Frod premier o: Prince Lieut. Peters, a Peters, K.C., f ANOTHER DIFFICULTY CAUSED BY BLOODS AT SALISBURY lowards and on Thorn. abundftI1CQ Q0g feed (u South Poland .Lhe Russians are countrT ncit fall. The wise farmer the enemy's right Sank at ls tne man who wm kegp tlg hanl north Cracow, wilii [0 nomfli year_ i latter city in imminent danger of fceing Isolated, and so allowing' the of two Russian, forces trough Silesia on either side of the bder towards Dreslau, Frankfurt and On the sea the enemy has suffered fconsiderably, both in the (battle of the Falkland Isles, and later In the North Sea- Reduced in numbers, exhausted for c months of fierce fighting, with Ms isonrcea impoverished, his commerfie Liid -colonies all taken from him, the FINE VINDICATION (Oalgary. A flue Illustration of the triumph ot rijht over comes from Leth- brldje, and la worth re-telling: Somo time ago the com m lesion era of -that city (It Is gtweniBii by three commlaslonerB who are under the charter subject to were catted upon .by- a board of trade cgmmittee to beffln ii immediate slaughter In the civic salary Hac, not excepting themflelv'eB, and to do something in fenemy has to face a campaign against he armies of the Allies, reinforced and backed by ihe endless re- feources ot tbe -British Empire. The lebaols of the Teuton cannot pbe very long- postponed. the way of easing the tax burdens el BOTHA'S HARD TASK Few of us realise the rtueh faced General Botha when he tad to undertake the suppression of he rebellion in South -Africa, .He tras to face with the problem of Jealing -with men who bad been his us supporters, and had serv- jd with him in the Soar war. But Jotba Js a marl of honor. He; toot; ie oath of allegiance to Britain, and ie was prepared, to assume the ob- igations of British, citizenship, though in doing so he might put Into ettect orders that would crush out the lives rf-socae pE his old time Iriends. It- only to be expected that he gave roice to the following sentiments In j interview at Capetown: :Tor he last three months have provided the saddest experience of my lite. I can say the same for General Smuta, and, indeed, lor every member of the government. The South African wa s not a thiug of yesterday. You wil Understand my feelings, and'the feel nge of the loyal commandos, -when among the rebel., dead and wounded fe found from time to time men .who bad fought in our ranks during the dark days of that 'campaign, loyal commandos have had a.. task to perform, and! they have per formed It The cause of 4aw am brder has been and will be vindicated Let that fee enough; This is no time for exultation or recrimination. Lei jis spare one another's feelings-" It was a hard: bill !Botha has performed it with credll [tq lilmaelf and to his country, and'we (Believe with the respect of the men 'SrjhV. differed with iilrn. Around rho city It was ______Island, was on the destroyer Meteor in the recent North Sea bat- tle. The cotorncr's jury returned a ver- dict of murder death of Henry Jcskie, Lnird, Anrtreas inaa, alleged murderer, is still at i large. At a meeting of Hie riiembers oi Western Canada Fair Malingers1 I ciation in Heginn last week, H was] announced that ptaclicnlly all cities j decided to hold tiwir fairs tliis year as usual. tlie whole of the family oi j the-late Count Tolstoi taking somo active pact in the Some) are at the front and arc included 5ioaK the first victims- David Rapley, to be the last- survivor ol those who participat- ed iu the rebellion in 133V, died at us home, Strnthroy, Ont., in his 99th year. Mr. Hapley fought Tor the crown during- the rebellion. About 1220 iron crosses of tte first class have thus far beea conferred, by ths Kaiser. Those who hold tho iron cross ol the second class are far moro numerous, and includo nearly non-com miss iGEitki men, and privates. .Count Kark Stuergkh, the Austrian _'remier, has reaignwl, according -to ;espatch to the Messnggero from Vi- nna. The Count will probaalr be suc- ceded, the -despatch adds, by Dr. L. vu jillna'fti, the Austro-HucgariaTi ilinistet ol Finance, Neutral travellers returned from i Germanr sfatc a bitter conflict etireen _ _a ths Crown Prince and Prince August noon. Wilhelm, is "beiug openly discussed in'the appeal of R Icuram, oi the Berlin. Numerous instructions Canadian Co., in z request to1 by the Croxm Prince to generals un- boards oi trade and to the iann- der him have heen -vetoed by ol- the province to secure the Kaiser'on the. suggestion of General .raising oJ more hogy to mtct tlie re- von Falkenhayn, chief of the general j .of the trade. stafT. j the hogs in the three west-. The Confer vat-ire convention provinces daring the iiast year1 lor Saturday night to nominate a! Amounted to in Hie neighborhood oi cairiidate lor the house ot commons; the estimate'number avail- in opposition to William. Gray, for the _____a sldent pi tfce Consejvative j and the returns ____ who was .unanimously berta would be only about 50 or 60 "VVV; Something For The Farmers to Think I The relative value of stock raising; and grain growing was thu clnei j jcct of discussion at the annual meet- I ct the Jiaiser and his two sons, hns ot the hoard ol trade this aitor- A SEASON AT SALISBURY P LAINS digcussion arose out oE coming year was only from Al- chosen at open meeting ot the per cent, oi what it was 10 1914. In membflrs of the party, was called olrj addition to tjiis. many of the breed- oR at ma- lly'aflicct the supply for some I years to conic. He maintained that if Conservative this sectioji of Alberta was to main- and 31r, Oray will be accorded on animals were being sold of oUmatlod as London's present time, which -would in succession to the late Major Beat-; the supply for tie, II.P. 3fr. H. E. Forster, _ _____ member for Columbia constituency, tain its position as a mixed Eamiing criticised the policy oi the. govern- eumiuuaiuy thare was a grcvious er- mentl with the Canadian Northern'ror in the farmers selling oil the Northern Railway company. He ie-jat too young aa age and also disjios- gretted, he he. had given'ing oi the breeding stock, just fcc- hiated thut tha commissioners were _ his acquiescence to the legislation cause grain was high in price and not as economical aa they might be, Mast session OQ this matter, and' the price" of bogs had not gone above and there was a'demand ror a return would oppose similar legislation for prime anitnals. Tlie cause to the old council system of govern future. He hoped'the county the price for hogs was that zaent, The .commissioners met the uproar quite calmly. They knew where-they fitoQd and were not afraid. A citizens' i the last of the hungry railway pro-! while in the pust the packers had 'moters with-their insatiable desires, iwide market in the European coun- Chemical bionrie horses are not tries, the war Jia-d excluded ttiEtn wanted in the British array. It was; from this market, but the time woulil ccmmlttee was named to Investigate thoiJRbt at-first that white boisesjcome when they would again be aWc the cliy'6'tlnances and the internal ar- could be utilized at the -front by dye-; to sell in these countries and the rangenjenU the various depart- ing them a kliaki-blonde, but the re-: fanners should be in a position tu monta over commiGsloners suits have been far from satisfactory.; market their animals the presided.. There were professional A battery ol 21 white horses was i benefit of higher prices, but if the inen, labor men and business men-on treated to a oi yellow lately and j breeding stock were now disposed of, the committee, and they spent three j sent on duty for ten days in rough i they would be excluded [rom this pri- daya at the .Job. Then came their re-: weather.. On their return' they were j vilege. port- all a beautiful botfile ereen. >fo dre The debate was taken up by H. H. oi the II. H. Cooper Co., Limited, when he asked Mr. Ingram how be could expect the farmer. to continue to raise Jiogs at the present price with grain, as it :was and in face oi the iact that bacon an-d hog products bad not in instance -bee reduced in price to the consumer. ihold its color'on a hbrs'e tnat is being worked. they reported was that they j has yet treen discovered that will had no .fault-to find -with the way tna...... commissioners were running things. Everything .waa Juit aa It should be, and cltr, as a matter of fact, was n a better financial position than It has been'.for years. The labor men would" not listen to any suggestion hat commissioners should cut hair salaries. The worJr they were doing .wai-worth every cent they were WAR'S AWFUL TOLL do not know what war means In "Can a da, thanks to the fact that the not aMe to eot. foot upon bur land or attack 'our coasts, but when-wo read despatches irom tin battle front we piin of tlie horrors of war, aqd jct.i-we" then flojnpt realise ila lull me a a fop. War tells.Ita most tragic story wlien'lt Im- pre'sseB us with Its, iwfal toll of desitlL :In readirig- -an. newapaper ofiier day we a dea- patch from Chatf ,im; 'fn England. ClmthSni Js tha home of many, h Lin-' niwa-of tiio. British being Altogether the report 'was a most complete vindication of ths ad- ministration.-. So pleased .-were.the commissioners with this endorsement that at their next meeting1' they voluntarily cut heir own salaries for relief fund pur- poses. Also.the Board of Trade at its next meeting decided that for the fut- ure it would leave purely municipal matters alone, and confine Its atten- tion., to affairs quite as important but outside the sphere of municipal man- agement. Two results which were well worth "while. i CANADA SHOULD'DO THIS Is expected that when The Canadian trooDe at ive experienced an umifluaJly iwet ion, -which baa flooded' England. One picture ahorra' 4 mo- lorry ia tlic Thames Anotlier picture her washing la- the swollen CANADIAN DOCTOKS PHOTOGRAPHED ESf narllameat reassembles fin-February j There seemed to be a genera1- Ice] 2 the government will state Its among the members o'E the boar tions regarding.the next general elec-jthat the packers were getting the bi 'end of the stick and thai'-the farmer and consumers were losing at bot tion. The last general election was held December, 1910, consequently in ac- cordance with the quinquennial period fixed by act ot parliament the election should ocdur early thin autumn. It Is believed that the government proposed to Introduce a measure to amend the act of parliament provid- ing' that no general election shall be field until hesf. year or uatl] the war IB over. The'position of the parlia- ment act including the home rule bill, will not In any way foe prejudiced a the meantime. Guaranteed roofing- best responsibility! Why accept a doubtful guarantee on roofing when you. can get one signed by the largest manufacturer of roofing and building papers in the world, with a saving in cost in the long Buy materials that last ii pJifMteed in writing 5 yam for 1-ply, 10 years for 2-ply. and 15 years (or 3-ply, and the responsibility of our big mills Eland's-behind this guarantee. Jti qual- ity is the highest am! its firict the tdoit Rooting Mfc Conpuif targat nar.vfatluriri of Stvfivg and Building cbW> rBbtari Ailui> ClmUil tttrM Cbrfnul SulU> Uml Roofing -ree At each of ear blc nlllx lowing gamnlecd Mr Bulletin. KENTUCKY BLUE GRASS Tbe remarkably low price of Ken tucky Blue Grass seed this year for a special consideration of tfie-char acterfstics and value of Is a long-lived perennial, with creep Ing root stocks, but is rather slow In settinB (itabllihed. It will live under the most' trying conditions, but does beat on a moist fertile sell, which is rich In lime. Growth starts early in the spring, and the plants flo'wer abou the same time as Orchiird Grass and Early Jled Ciover. It Ehoul'i be grpwn In mixtures tor hay on a long'rotation or for permanet the basis of lawn mixtures. It is an el cellent bottom grass, and is re- llshed by stock. The legal weight of seed Is 141b3. to the bushel, and the minimum legal germination Is 53 per Branch, Ottawa. GERMAN PRISONERS TROUBLE JAMAICA JAILEHS Kingston, Jamaica, Feb. prisoners here 'are givjng trouble by their attempts to escape. Some have broken from camp, but. they were re- captured. I ROLL OP HONOR London. Jan. casualty Met contains the names offi- cers killed, three died of'wounds, and fire. wounded. In addition there! are 64 Dfcmes of men, 201) of whom are 9 killed. The vlilch suffered the most severely Include the Grenadier Guards, tbe Scots Guards. Gordon Kiphianders, Cameron Highlanders, the Somersets and the Dorsrts. Afore than 20 applications have been Dr. H. E. Cluttcrbuck of Toronto is the full man Indicated by arrow No, .t. him Omnr ii P. Goldsmith, iviao uC Toronto. This fingllHglit (alren at Xmas when the doctor! put Uine othera-iBe "dressed up" to distribute Bills to the wounded whose cots are Been IB HI A New Yorker, who Is not too neutral o say a word for Britain, has sent to u Toronto friend some rather startling nformatian as to the operations, of German incendiaries and other ag- nts In the United Stnteg. The factory >f the John A. Roebling Co. of Tren: on, New Jersey, 'was hurnert by an In- endlary last week, wlllle the company were completing an order for etfl of trace chains and for barbed 'Ire for the French government. He adds that, following as this, does pou the outrngcs at mutiny fan the first American Red Cross tho destruction' burning of. for. the British army, and at sea two from Baltimore, the destruc: tioh'Qt.Ittilian army horses, and the Etranarng''at "Bermuda of -an' Itallap vessel only last opens, the grave queEtlou of tbe ot em-- ploying'Germans or German sympath- In connection with the numerous nud Important contracts for supplies for the Allies. An even more startling fact .than the Rocbllng fire Is the assertion that Gcrmari ..spies are interfering 'with cable communication. he done under tbe gulflo leged, censorship, which IB purely raal- icidus Interference without son'to justify it. During the past week, out of sixteen prepaid cablo messages Bent from New Torlt by friends 1C mine to England, nine'werQ delivered and seven fell by the Vet all..referred to. supplies, stuffe JurnlflJied ,lo :the AlliCB.. The-hand-ofthe German syp In ibis et'ldont.' to citch-hltn- A PROUD RICORP Nine Soni' Serving iitd s. Lahee, l En- j field. -Middlesex (about.tea er of nine sons country, as i Lnheo, Hy., Union Pefanoft I South Africa. Lahee, Herbert, 2nd .King JBdwtrd'< Horae. bailee, Frank, -.Queen BUleB. Laliec, Terence, qaeen- Vletoila't Rifles. Lahee, Sydney, Srd Royal FQflltari. Lahoc, Roy, Royal Labeo, Arthur, TJuion South Afriaa. Lahee, Edward, -ZixJ Horse, ward's Pero7, Mr, a H. WHsqK cli7 ;