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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 2, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta Iage four THE LETHBRIDGE DAILV HERAXD WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1916 IctbbriDoc Hlttcvta DAILY AND WEEKUY Subscription Rates Dallj-, dclIvcreJ, por year . Daily, by mail, per year ... $Veokly, by mail, per yoaf . .$4.00 Here's what the "A TrilJUto to Uiu- TELEPHONES Business Office ......... Editorial Office ......... W. A. Buchanan Managing Director �^our King and Country l^eed Ycu Bight Now ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR The capture of the missina British liner Appani, supposedly l>y a Gcnuan submarine, while procc-'tMliug from i East Africa to Enghuul. has caused somewhat of a sensation in war circles. A dinicult international situation has arisen through the fact that the captured vessel with its British passengers, was towed into a I'. S. 3)ort by the Germans. What the status of the ves.^cl now Is, must be determined by the V. S. government, hlso the status oi the German otricers End crew who brought the boat in. Another Zoppulin raid on an extensive scale was attempted over low occasionally. Standard says in ricr"; "In the house of commons a fow days ago Jlon, T. Chase Casgraiu. posimuster-gcneral. in the course o! an earnest and telling speech, pleaded with tiu> other provinces of Canada to gauge the spirit and the heart of jQiiehcc by its Uiuriers rather than S;!.00ihy its Uourassas. Jir. Cast;ra!n paid Jl.OO"' deserved tribute to the unanimity {of fatutdians, and liis reference to Sir j Wilfrid, cotniiig from a Coiiservaiive I cabinet minister, was a timely rebuke to that section of the Conservative party and press which has gone out of its way for years in the absurd ut- ............ 1--''I tempt to prove that the Liberal le;ul- John Torrance jer was not loyal to the Uritish Km-Business .Mauager ! pire. __----- j "Mr. Casgrain. as the representative of a leading French-Canadian Consci^ 1 vative family, which has sent several j of its members to the war, comes ' from Quebec and Ivnows wherooi he! speaks. In his addres.~ lie scored the ; miserable tactics of the small Hour- ': assa-i...ivergne gror.p and presented ihe real attitude of tlie province so I i well exompUned in the feelings and,' 125: NSTIIUIIONAL CM FOR MENTAL DEFECTIVES SOCIETY SHOULD PROTECT ITSELF FROM UNFORTUNATE CLASS THE RECRUITER Practical .sociai ttorkcrs linve b^en i;rcaily iiiteiestcrt in the notices ap-Iicuniig in the prrs.s lecenlly indicating tiuit something deiiiiile is .lo bo doiu- in the way of proviiliu); instllu-tioual care (or the mental defectives in Ihi- lour westcrit pro\ incss. Whe;-. It IS rejncmhercd that in; Alberta aloTU' no less than two hundred eases !ia\e he.a reported to flu' department toimiiinR [oUv and the most complete dlsrcRnrd ol all souiul principles ol human conservation." Caro for the feeble-minded adefluate-ly tor a generation and expenditures for prisons, reformatories, police, "oor, hospitals nnd aim-houses will be enormously reduced. It ha.s been variously csti'malca that from 2D per cent, to tin per cent, of the inmates )i Dependenl and Delinquent Children, of reformatories, industrial schools, tlu' incciKv of tuakiue; such a pravi-1 prisons and "enitentiaries would be vision w ill he obvious. | nropcrly classified as mental riefec- kSocietv is rapidlv oulijrowini: the � lives. BROS \ The lot of the mental defective, is always sad, but the case of the mental defective ^irl is particularly distressing. (.Jomely and interesting, sometimes, she is known to be immoral. It is a deplorable fact that the tncntallj- dcticicnt girl can al-' ways lind a mate even among the normal men. On man'- of tlwse cases, time, money, and sympathy are be- lICKED UP IN .ASSINGIZIZII FOR THE BUSY MAN actions ol the l.i'iera! leader." We need more of that kind of spii'it in the present crisis. ___ T.-.ronto'!- >Ir. Farmer, what arc you doing to ; iu.I'lD. prepare for a big acreage tliis year? i - - i San Kraucirico district ' cxpcriouL-ed a heavy fall of .snow. TOSS debt is now Voluntary enlistment is better than ; conscription. "Let's go" has more of I honor in it than "Go." �icetive. Dr. limck, of West Lornc. died very � 1' ! suddetilv in his ollu'e. The Lethbridge district has 700  .\rchliisliop Uaird, , .men yet to raise to till up the High- ''"'-f^hi'T England on .Monday, and though tl'c j ia,,|pt.s Plenty of ______ '�' "- heiae there bo done." omcial statement gives little details, the loss of life is considered to be considerable. The ottioial statement gives the loss at 31 lives.- A Berlin statement says that the French have lost more ground on the yrest front. The Turks in the Caucasus are being headed by German General Von Der Goltz who, with SO.OOO men, is locked up in the city of Erzerum, iwhich the Russians have surrounded. room but "it can Tlie Herald hopes soon to see some distinctive badge or can as part of the Kilties' uniforms. It will stimulate recruiting. \ Montreal in t!:c Hrst three davs of week's patriotic fund cauipaii;n 'fi.r $l,.')tl0,0OO, raised $1,137,780. i .J. .\. Tremblaw, clerk of Xorth Til-ihury township, and .n prominent Lib-icrai, is dead, at the ase of j" vcavs. GERMANY NEARING EXHAUSTION, SAYS PALMER Mr. Frederick Palmer, the only accredited correspondent of the Associated Press, that gigantic uews-gatUerlng concern that supplies more .than half the United States daily newspapers, who has just returned Irom the front, is a strong frioud of the allies. He has just returned from the front, and speaking in Toronto the other day, offered a word of cheer about the war. "There is no doubt the allies will �ultimately win. It resembles a twenty-round contest. Germanv had the best The Battery boys together with the { j.^^ur members of the staff .li ivilties are going in for hockey, a good plan to prepare for "slugg the Iluns, crudities of the old rciorin system. Koriunatelv the day oi "an eye foe an eve and a tooth for a tooth" has I passed. The inlliction of extremely iir.iel p,iialtie:s to appease the public ! wrath is looked upon as one of the llusl relics of bai'harism. runishmcnt ifor its elfect in deterring others is still adniiuist;'red. f''or that reason ilargciv, life imprisonnu'ut and the _______ ........____ -. . , - ide.uli penaltj :vc still advocated, slowed but all to no purpose. Within More r-cently aitntion has been lix-,u little time the object ol this con-jid upon the reronnatory elTects of the cern is in disgrace again. What we sentence imposed. The criminal is forget is that the girl is not rcspon-|lnol;p,l upon, not as n villain to be siblc. She can no more live in ac-eoiitrulled and buiiiilialed, hut as a cordance with the conventions of so-jwayv,.r,l eitiiea to he re-claimed, ciety than she can take to herself ,Th; le.uvth slajxe in this evolution has wings and lly. Adding to the scrious-' now been reached. It has been dis- ,i5ss of the problem is the probabil- _ co.ete.t that puriislimetit as such ity that those defccti\e.? will propa- ' should not be adminisiired in a great ' gate their own species. Puring the 'niaiiv casi's. The ofieiulers, not being ! last fow months seiprnl cases have uspousible for their actions, should i)ecn brought to the attention of tho ?p ireated as luifortunate patients sui- department of nepcndcnt and Delin-on Monday ; lenm; Irom some serious maladv, thislmienl Children in which mentally de-is particularly true of the mental dc- licient mothers are rearing defective children. In some cases, thcsj moth-are to deal fairly with this ers are vet only little girls. Society class we must know as \"ielor Hugo 'cannot afl'ord to allow this species to says, "the path he which the crime ; propagate itself. come," and sometimes to know; Taking it for granted that an in-ill be provided, in it ev-should tend towards the han"iness and comfort of these in-uniortunate surroundings. | mates. Everyone is happier bv having Institutional Care i something to do, provided that that institutional care for this uniortun-* something is suited to his or her ca-ate class is urged for several tea- pacity. To require a mental detective sons. Society owes it lo the mental to spend much time in the ordinary debctive i;p- c and girls to save them urade work, is more or less futile, irom tliemselves and to make their Experience in such places as Vine-lives as hanpv and fs-iul as pos-j land, N. J., has shown that much Can ,siblc. LacUinc in self-control, many ! be done with industrial work, manual the of them are incapable of resisting .'training, and sometimes even music. List! Armageddon's Clarion , Shrills oiic clear call tor vou The God of righteous battles Has work for you to do. Search throURJi our Empire's story, Sesp every splendid page, There's no such iiohle warfare As that which wo now wage. We Britons want no glory- Wc'w plenty-on the shelf ; We crave ni> neighbor's country- We strike no blow for pelf. We light to crush the Ivrant- To aid the stricken brave. We fight tor simple Duty \Vc strive to free tlie slave. .Vgaln, the P.rowlinir I'ru.ssinn Poor Poland seeks to steal. Her hapless neck is tatc changes were effected in tho curricu- ,-^,^ner counsel for the ' lum tor matriculation so as to conform with the curriculum for admis- sion to training in the normal schools for teachers. In this way teachers in '1" able to enter the uni-iffon*, q. Howard t'erguson ; it .----------. vs Alberta Drilling company lormer coimsel for the McCutcheons, ; ..aae, the npneal being dismissed, was sought by the atiorney-gcneral. i judges idington and Duff dissenting. } The Dome Oil company case was The new wing to the Berlin Carne- an appeal bv that company against a :gic library was ndieially reopened by j j,,d.gnient of Mr. .lustico Hyndraan, air. Palmer. "Thev have got the l"*"'^'"^''^' �^ matriculants, and uni-abou't S13 000 T,ri,= nn, v..,i,,.. ' vcrsity _ mstriculants will *e able to cost .TOO MUCH SPARRING FOR PARTY ADVANTAGE ^'"^ '� Tilhii'" � was turned ofi in the Brantford mains and other gas was school and university matriculation turned en, the citv thus winning out examination board. ^j. ji,ij^ , . ^. , , , , I The board for this vear consists of � ^ � _ Partuansh.p of the virulent tyj>^ iJo^n T. Xio... ^l.X.. c^yl^i ln.,o.,ov ot ureaking loose from a stable in schools chairman: J. C. Miller, M.A., ^^ja^ia street, Tc.rnnto, cow owned B.Sc., Ph.D., provincial director of,yi^^^ Casselmann jumped tt rough technlcai education:. ,1. A. Smith, B. ipu^e-gla^s window in a vacant A., mspector of schools. Cal.gaiT; G. ,store at 2022 Dundas street. Fred McNally, M.A., principal of nor-' mal school, Camrose: W. G. Carpenter, B.A., superintendent of schools, Should have no place in Canadian politics at present, but .unfortunately, it still seems to have, and acrid speeches on both sides of the house With bitter comment in newspapers . of both persuasions are only too evident. . Here is an overdone attempt on tiie part of the Toronto Telegram to fasten the stigma of disloyalty on .Sir Wilfrid Laurier for the fact that Canada is takingr no part in the naval Dhases of this war: "Is Canada humiliated by the fact lUat H, M. Australian ship Sydney Is , the flagship of the Atlantic squadron ' suarding the eastern coasts of this country? "Is the United Kingdom humiliated by the fact that the battle cruisers � New Zealand and Australia are in tho grand fleet that guards tho shores of the BritLsh Isles? "* * * * Lauriorism In power would neither permit Canada to buy dreadnoughts like New Zealand or liulld a navy like Australia. Laurier-Jsra In opposition would not allow ! Canada to ibuy dreadnoughts or battle cruisers for the defence of her own i eliores. Canada is conBoquently a Laurler-cursed and shame-strlckon ah- v sentee from tha roll call of contributors to tho maritime defence ot free- ... Why not admit what eve;,/one fdtuows, that that sparriug for party !; advantage, on both Bides led to the aisruptlon of Canada's original naval ilan. . How much 'boiler' In . those :;i-itjmefl. Ifiwe could airfollow the e.x-j'/emplei of the Western Standard and ;i;f.;:ii^y. ft :good.vvord about the other tol- which was upheld by the court en banc, giving jud'-ment in favor of the suit against contract singular Geo. appellant, whether oil was a mineral within the meaning of the statute. The dismissal of tho appeal indicates that tho higher court holds that oil is not a mineral. A. 11. Clarke, K.C., appeared for the respondent. People's Forum mal school, Camrose: W. G. Carpcn- t-. ,  i ,, , ter, B.A.. superintendent of schools, , ^.'^'l^ V^l"^f..,^^-" '""espoiid- Edmonton; W. A. R. Kerr, M.A., Ph m'^' "Inered a hnl lan lecture m O dean of fa^iiltv of arts -,m ^'if PniCPeds ot which will ^cJ^'w�H''^lelc^inSerr"LA:"ph:D:; '^'}^?^^T"^ "'^'^'"^"^ professor of classics; ft. K. Gordon, *'ff^""diers. B.A., M.A., assistant professor of English, and S. D. Killam, M.A., Vh. D., professor of applied niathomatica of the University of Alberta. Tho board held its first meeting in the otllces of the department of education on Saturday the 29th inst. "The Perfect Day" is the day when you work in harmony with law. Heahh comes from Harmony. Get in haiTnony with Nature's laws by eating Shredded Whieat, a simple, natural, elemental food which supplies the greatest nutriment with the least tax upon the digestion. Try it for breakfast with hot milk or cream. Delicious with sliced bananas or other fruit. Made in Canada. The U"v, Fred T. Kingham, "Methodist pastor �,\\. Sparta, iuiliui', lo receive an appointment as eliaplaiii, has eiili.sted in the .\ battalion as a private. It rei;uireil vcitrs io decide who should be w.Tnleu for the united counties of Durliam aiiil Northumberland, Kecve George tirter oi Coliourg being hnally chosen. Major f)r. Schnarr, who has prae-tieed di-iilistiy in Kenora ior 'il vcirs, h;vi sold out his practicv. as he is itoiiig overseas as seeniid in comninnd of the .Nincty-Fourtli l)at-talioii. Hon. V. II. l'"i!dier, o( Cochrane, cliainiuiii of the ,.\lberla hospitals commission. lefP for Ottav.-a t6 lake part in the fioiDinidn conference to I bo held there on tiiu returned soldiers' :-.ituaiion. After struicgle between the pccss and the couiicli of .Sas^at.'joii, i.h? aldernuii decided 'bv a vote of fi to 3 that committee nirclings be open to ihe press, and that reports of the. commissioners he giveii to tha newspapers whenever i\\ty are prepared. Aft'X a hiug and earnest diseessinn tl'.e l'nit:.'d Mine Workers of America in eoinentioii at Philadelphia, de' a resolution to amend the constitution of tlie i)rj;anizati(m so a.s to exclude from its nu'inlievfihip national guardsnica and tljo Btato coiisla-bulary. COFFEE^ OFFERS THE BOYS A JOB Haley, Alta., Jan. 31, 1916. Editor of the Herald : Gentlemen,-1 noticed by your paper an article about some stranded Americans ; also Mayor Uardie's re-dIv. The mayor docs not need to gel excited over a little thing like that, as an American with money is O. K., but one who is broke -ets very little consideration from the average officer. .\t any rate, it those fellows "You're coming wlien they fetch vou "And not before." Just think ; Men never fetched a hero- They only fetch the slink. Tho men who're fetched are dead ones, Or criminals and such ! Is it a hearse you're wantiu'r. Or prison van ?-"Not much ! "You're not afraid*" Precisely '. "A Briton bold and true" Look at Hell's flames - s'lreading ! Snatch up vour bucket do. Now ! Now ! .\t once ! Instanlcr ! All Kurope is atlamc ! Join God's Brigade ot Firemen ! Stamp out the I>evirs frame. Won't outraged Belgium move vou, The Lusitania fate. The slattchtered babes of Scarbro' The German Hymn of Hate. True tales of Teuton torture. Their deadly poison gas Their liquid lire in trenches ! We cannot let them pass. To let these pass unchallenged. We shall be cowards all ! Must "Ichabod" he written On every British wall ? Our East-Coast Martyrs butchered \i\ "Zcpps" and Cruiser guns ! What is it more you wait for I Tho Landing here of Huns ? Must half our British rivers With British blood run red Before we "get p move on" .\re we already dead ? ^ Dead to the call ot Duty-Bead to the victim's crv. Has Britain's Soul departed. Her Freedom's Fount run dry 7 Shall Teutons teach endurance. And Faith and Patience too 'I'o us, who '� '-t God's battle? Be strong and sec it through. Think of our Coimtty's losses. A thousand men a 'lay ' Such gaps require some filling- Who (lares to sav her nay ? Old England's noblest soldiers Since Croiuwell's "Ironsides" Are calling, "Conie and help us" Now I To their aid I Who rides ? Alount ! Sons of British Freedom 1 Embrace the glorious chance Enlist and'help the htroes To hound the lUius trom France. i lUse ! Hurry up nnd join them ; Suffered Tortures Until Slie Tried "Frult^artives" St. Jkan t>E JIatiia, .fan. 27th, \9U. ".Vl'tor sull'erinjr for a long time with Dyspepsia, T have been made well by "Fruit-a-tives." I suO'crcd so much that at Inst 1 would not dnro to cat for I was afraid of dying. Five years ago, .1 received samples of "Fruit-n-tivos" and after taking them I felt relief. Then I sent for three boxes and I kept improving until I wna well. I qtdckly .j-egaiued my lost weigh t-nnd now I eat, sleep and digest well-in a word, / am fullyrecovfred, thanks to 'Fniit-a-tives.' ClLUtCONXEAU. DOc. a box, 6 for $2.50, trial site 2oc. At dealers or sent postpaid on receipt of price by Fniit-a-tivcs Limited, Ottawa. EATW OF IN SOUR. A UIFEAR ON OR STOMACH INSTANT RELIEF! "RAPE'S DIA-PEPSIN" ENDS YOUR STOM-ACH TROUBLES FOREVER. Wonder what upset your sloinnch -which portion ot the food did the damage-do you? Well, don't bother. If your stomach is in revolt; It sour, gassy and upset, and what you just ate bus fermented Into stuhboni lumps; head dizzy and aches; belch gases and acids and eructate undigested food; breath foul, tongue coated-just take a little Pape's Dia-pepsln and In live minutes you wonder what ibecume ot tho indigestion and distress. Millions of men and women today know that it is neijdiess to have a bad Htuitiacb. A littlc\ Diapepsin I occasionally keeps this delicate organ � regulated and they fiat thoii' tavorlte foods without fear. � �   If your stomach doesn't take care of your liberal limit' without relbol-lion; if your food is' a 'damage instead oC a help, remember tho quickest, surest, most harmless relief is Tape's Diapepsin which costs only fifty cents for a largo case at drug stores, it's truly � wonderful-It digests food and .sets things straight, so gently and easily that it Is really astonishing. I'lease! for your sake, don't go on and on with a weak, disordered stomach; It's so unnecea-sary.-Advertisement. TAKE 200 DAYS .Montreal, Feb. L-K. P. Gutellus, who was in .Montreal on Monday, said he thouglit IL was a fair estimate lo say that he thought, it-would take the Canadian Pacific and Canadian, Northern T'.nd tile National ' Transcontinental railways 200 days to move last year's crop from tho prairies to deep water. are still in town and you can locate .Saint Georire waits at the Front, them, send one down to me, I will This Dragon takes stui give him a chance to work for his hoard and a little cash to April 1st, and will work him from that time until Dec. 1st on full pav as we might agree. He must ho able to milk cows and handle horses and do tenoral farm work. You are not running an employment airency, but they coidd pav no tee anyway. Yours truly. H. j. Flock. Prized cqxially m liospit�l and lioiue, becaiisO' no other Co��eo Is jit onco Eio riclti so strong, so delicate, and so luiiailingly good. In Yi, 1 nnd 2 pound cans. Vi/holo-ground - pulverized - also Fine Gvound for Percolators. CHASE & SANBORNitMONTREAL. AMERICANS' STORY Editor Lcthbridge Herald : Sir,-We haven't time, inclination or ability of the mayor of vour city to try to disallusion the people, but we pride ourselves on adhering to the truth, oven though wo are on the boards us vags. Wo hold no one responsible for not being able to collect our wages except the m'an who employer! us, and a delinquency in the laws protecting the wagc-eatnets, and we did not even intimate to the mayor that we held him responsible. Tho .-Xnicrican consul referred us to tlie mayor instead of tho mayor to the American consul. The consul told us the U. S. OovetntJient made no provision tor caring for .\moricans in Canada and refcrn.d us to n number oi places where we miglil lind work, and also told us we had better see the mavfir, as he would probably do .something for ii.s. The junyor, ehlet of police, police olhcials 'and other visitors to our cells all urged us to enlist, and the pressure was (uiito heavy, as we had visions of three squares n day and we had itiovc.U our bells up to thi! last notch. Wo know Canada is lighting for a principle that wo believe in and wo sympathize with trying to g(t all the recruits possihlp, but we do not bolievo they want men starved into enlisting, us it seemed tho city ollicials were trying to do in our case. Wo tcol grateful to the good cili'/.ciis ot Lolhbridgc \vho have kindly assisted us in our itntorlunata clrcuniKtuncey and, our only real regret (oulsiile of losing the inoncy wo earned by hard labor and Dragon lakes stune slayuig Oo, Help him hear the brunt. We're now the tnad-riog hunters'! Tho wide world's latest Police : Our Goal is all-round fair-play, .\nd universal peace. List I One and all ! Your're wanted To smash the Mailed Fist Your "Yeai: of (i'race" is ended ! Line up at once and 'list. Wandering 'I'yke. having to accept charity), is that our first trip to Alberta result-d in our being forced to appear in police court for the first lime in our lives, and hccause of clroumstaiices over which we had no control. Thanidng yon for your vuluahln space. Elinertt Smith, Hfirold King, Charles Barker. Sergt. A. Johnston will likely be the new chief of police at Mcdicino Hal. How You May Throw Away Your Glasses �The statement Is made that tbotis-nnds wear eyeglaflses who do not really need them. If you are one of these unfortunates, then these glassies may be ruining your eyes instead of helping them. Thousands who wear these "windows" may prove (or themselves that they can dispense with glasses if they will get the following prescription filled at once: Go to any active drug store and get a bottle of Ilou-Opio tablets; fill a two-ounco bottle with warm water and drop in one Boii-Opto tablet. \Vith this hnrmleas Ihiuld aolutlon bathe the eyes two to tour linieB daily, and you are likely to bo astonished at the results right froiu tho start. Many who li,ave beon told that they have astigmatism, eyo-slruln, cataract, uore eyelids, weak eyes, conjunctivitis and othoi' eye disorders, report wonderful benefits from tho use of this prescription. Get tills presL'rljition filled and use it; you may so .strengthen your eyes that gliiBBes will not, ibe neennsai'y. Thou-sands who are blind -or nearly so, or who -ivear glasses might never have retiuireil them If I hey had cared for their eyes in time. Save your eyes 'before it Is too lato. Do not ibo-coiiio one ot theao vlctiras of neglect. ICyoglasses aru only like crutches and every few years they must bo chang-en to fit the Bver-lncreaslng -weakened eoudltlou, so bettor see If you can, like many others, get clear, hoaltliy, strong magnetic eyes through the prcHcrlptlou hero given. Tho Viil-mas Unig C;o, of 'I'orojito, will till the above prescription by mail, if .vour druggist cannot -- Advertise-ment. ..... Are Your Children Learning to Save Money? Each matuiing son and daughter should have a personal Savings Account In the Union Bank of Canada, v^lth opportunities to save regularly, and training In how to expend money v/lsely. Such an education In thrift and saving v/ill provj Invaluabifl In later life . ! . O, R, TINNIIMa, Manager' H. E. SANDS, Acting, j^ipalef LRTHBRIDQE BRANCH , QRAeiSY LAKE BRANCH C?.D ;