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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 5, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta >AGE FOUR TftE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5^1916 letl)bi"tDoc, aibcrta bAILY AND WEEKLY Subscription Rates: iJally. delivered, per year ......$4.00 Dally, by mall, per year........$3.00 Weekly, by mall, per yc.ir......fl.Oo TELEPHONES Business Orfice ............... 1252 Editorial Onico ............... ^- W. A. Buchanan John Torranca Manasing Director Business Managei Vour King and Country Need You Riglit Now ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR The doslructlon of Canada's parliament buildings by lire, believed still to have been started by an ineendlary bomb placed by the hand of some German, overshadowed the war news yesterday. This disaster is believed to be the result of an extension ol the activities of German plotters in the States. Dispatches yesterday indicated that the whole question of the Lusitania would again be thrown open by Germany's refusal to yield to the American view of the situation. A Prussian casualty list issued recently shows that Ave generals liave been killed in battle within the past Jew months. A Zeppelin in a drowning condition 'was discovered by a British trawler In the North Sea. The crew, which �was not helpless, was not rescued by the trawler. Jlnd an outlet via Vancouver and Pa-ciQc coast ports. Meantime the Calgary elevator will remain practically Idle. Meantime, Lcthbridgo and the farmers of the south tributary to this city should place themselves on record in no uncertain way that. If Pnaama shipment of grain Is feasible, an Internal storage elevator should bo constructed here. With an easy-grade all-i-all route to tho coast via the Crow's Nest Pass assured for tho near future. It is certain n very largo volume of grain will pass through this city It the Panama canal is to handle our wheat. Tho grain commission recognizes that Letlibrldge will be on the direct route for westoni shipment of grain, for Chairman McGlU made the public statement when holding his first session In this city, that, when western shipment of grain is cstab-Ushed, Lethbrldge, Calgarj- and Edmonton win be the logical locations for .""forage elevators to handle shipments to the Pacific coast. With these facts in view Lethbrldge I should be able to act Intelligently in tho effort to locate an internal elevator here when the time comes that such a structure can be used by the farmers to advantage. Bovril makes othci ioods nourish you. It has a Body-huilding power proved equal to from 10 to 20 times the amount of Bovril taken. CANADA, THE GRANARY OF THE EMPIRE A year ago Canadian farmers were told that their patriotism could best �be shown by producing In 1915 the greatest crop ever raised In the Dominion. They followed the advice, and "Canada, tho granarj- of the Empire," applies today as it never did before Let us look for a moment at the visible returns of the Canadian farmers' 1915 operations. Urged to raise 250,000,000 bushels of wheat, they did better and raised 336,258,000. In ad icing or Kaiser, which? e ICKED UP IN ASSING [=1 FOR THE BUSY MAN "OH, HAPPY HANS" If it is established that Hun fright- Elgin county council voted $10,000. I to the Patriotic fund, fulness was responsible for the par-: _ liament buildings lire, it will not only j Nine inmates of the Victoria Indus-^ be a great incentive to recruiting, but: trial school at Mimico, eluded the no-' will show the need of the formation , t"^^ and attention oi the otlicials .tnd of home guards throughout Canada. I escaped from custody. Januarv- established pretty clearly that old ranching methods don't pay. Ranchers and farmers who put up: �^ J'J.^OO.OOO. plenty of feed for their stock last summer report a ver>- small percent Judse Audette, in his report re-g.irdini: damages to vessel owners because of the cessation ot open sea scaling, allows but $(i0,633 lor claims O! course, you can btiy cheaper teaSi but First Fran: ".My poor boy Fritz, Is having a dreadful time. He Is with the army in Russia." Second Fran: ".\nd how about your other boy, Hans?" First Fniu: "Oh, he's all right, he's in the navy." -Bystander. In a liot contest at Prince Albert, to fill a vacant aldermanic scat, W. age of loss during the month. But ; B. Jluir, labor,candidate, deicitcd ex-; the rancher who took chances and j ^^jaerman R. H. Hall by twenty; hoped that Providence would see him | � through, has had disastrous losses among his herds. Plenty of feed and shelter spell success in tlie livestock business. The Rev. R. D. Turnbull, pastor of Teachers Who Say "Our Fault" is undoubtedly the most economical and what appears to be 'cheap' in price will prove to be extravagaoit in use. The fresh young leaves of "Salada" will yield you generous value for your money. bus $30,000 FEE What Surgeon Got For Operating On the Sultan Derllu, Feb. 4.-The Turkish Sultan's aide de camp arrived In Herlln today with tho foe for Dr. Israel, tho Burgeon who recently operated on the Sultan. The too amounts approximately to $30,000. In necordaiico with llic Turkish cua-torn, tho Sultan, as well as numerous princes of tho royal family, sent In addition to money .many presentB of a unique and vnlunblo character to Dr. Israel and nil tho morabors of hla family. i (London Public Opinion) i. When will You Save li you don't Save NOW? Though your salary or Income will no doubt Increase, so will your expenses-and many (Ind that the latter more than keep pace with the former. Now is the time to start a Reserve Fund -and the Savings Department of the Union Bank of Canada is the place to keep it. Deposit the extra you have on hand now-you can open an account wltli any sum, down to one dollar-and draw interest oa it OF CANADA LETHBRIDQE BRANCH GRASSY LAKE BRANCH . G. R. TINNING, Manager H. E. SANDS, Acting Manager London has been full ot late of the Port Robinson and Crowland, educational authorities attending the Presb^ terian church, and the Rev. i various meetings of the annual con-T. E.' Bourke, pastor of the Delor- ference of Educational Associations, imier Metliodist church, Montreal, But. with tho excention ot an address have enlisted for active service. iby Canon .^lasterman, there was little - corporate sense displayed by these The Ilarmsworth pacer plant at many teachers of the obvious impll The dispatch from Providence, Rhode Island, Journal, Intimating ^ q^j^'^j, KlHis," Xnl\'\-hrcirsuppHe^^ caTions^personar'to""lheiV'profession that that paper had warned the Otta-' newspapers owned by Lord North- which arise from the great European wa authorities of a plot to blow up clifle, was the scene last night of a war; the parliament buildings, mav strike Are which destroyed thov.sands of, Education has failod to prevent war. , , , ". , ! cords of barked wood. The probable some as 'sensational yellow journal-, j^g^ ^^.^^ placed at 5100,000. i Civilisation's Breakdown - � Strange to say, this expression of Miss Mildred Leo Clemens, a cous-".My fault" of corporate responsibility in of the late Mark Twain, returned was given by the .Xnierican Education , ' to her home at San Francisco, aft;r .Association, which, at a recent gath-lition, for good measure, thev raised j''^^ exposed more German bomb plots , ^^^-^^ j^^j ^p^p ^^^^^.^ ^ declaration of principles, .c,Anr.nnn K,=i,,i, ,of= ,,^8 ,nn I'^^�i ^''y P^P^^ in America, and I niitc National park and spcudiui; a'adraitted absolutely that the virtual has been right In nine cases out of' nisjht in the open, sheltered imder a breakdown of civilisation in Europe affidavit boulder. Forest rangers orgiinized a was due to the ineffectiveness of the ism." But the slow individuals who take that view should remember that the Providence, Rhode Island, Journal 481,000,000 bushels of oats, 50.868,000 bushels of barley, 2,478,500 bushels of rye and 12,604,700 bushels ot flax, besides other grains in considerable Quantities. No official estimate of the value of these crops has been made, but on a Conservative basis, they are worth |SSS,000,000 or $250,000,000 over the value of the 1914 grain crops. Besides the grains, there were the root and fodder crops of the farm estimated to be worth $230,379,000. Livestock sold and slaughtered is estimated to have produced $200,000,000, dairy products $123,000,000, and poultry products another $25,000,000. The total ot these figures gives us considera'oly In excess of $1,250,000,-000 as tho result of the labors of the Canadian farmer in 1915, or over $150 for every inhabitant of the Dominion. It is this wonderful showing on the part of the farmers that has made lis an exporting nation. Their sue- ten. The Von Koolbergen implicating Von Brinken, Crowley and other 'Frisco plotters, was taken in I Calgary, but was first published by the Providence Journal. COMMERCE NEWS band, who is in the employ of the Chinook Coal Co. Mr. and Jlrs. A. Stairs and daugh- Kearchinj; party that found her daylight after an all-night hunt. at systems of odixation'. i Here is that notal)le declaration. � and educators from ever^' part of Word has been received in Port the globe were present: i inol,-<5 tn fi-inndlv nrliltratlnn ,-.tl,or Arthur th.t Capt. L. W. Binsay. for-; ". . . The virtual breakdown oi mer news editor of the Port Arthur civilisation in Europe, which has tak-i ^"^J^ '� "^^^^^^^^ n^v arise betwe^^^^ d at - military hos- en place since the last meeting of this !T^''^' "''^ '^'^'"^ between na- who have created the best of our civilisation and rendered the most lasting benefits to mankind. "The emphasis now placed on wars should be shifted to the gains to civilisation made In the intervals between wars, and war should be shown In its true light as a destroyer ot what civilisation creates. The biologic, economic, and human waste ot war should bo emphasised, and the fact that war is the breakdown of law and order and civilised society should bo made clear to the young. Prize the Fruits of Civilisation "Upon those who teach, but especially upon those who organise and administer education, rests the responsibility of creating a new national lite which shall prize tlie fruits ot civilisation, which shall honor those who advance the larger interests of mankind, and which believRs In international justice and goodwill and THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE Sm EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., LL.D., D.C.L., President lOHN AIRD, General Manaeer H. V. F. JONES, A.ss't <;cncral M.ii.��r V.C. BROWN, Supciintcndcnt of Central Wentorn llranoli*. Chronicle, has died pital in Etaplcs, France, from gun- association, has revealed to us how , T shot wounds received in action two ineflcctive after all have been the Conimerce, Feb. 4. - Mrs. James ^^.^gj^s was captain of Port systems of education ^Upon which we Deerins and her family arrived here Arthur companv, Eighth oattalion,jhave in the past placed so much de-reccntly from Seattle to^^join her hi^- nrst contingent. pendence. in so far as the imparting '' - - - .1--^ _ y^^j. j^yp^ education which would Enormous quantities oi drugs are tend to preserve and advance the beine smuggled from Windsor to lie- higher interests of civilisation Is center Gladys, left hi-re last TuLsday for troit and distributed from Detroit cerned. . . , Butte, Mont. They resided here' fcr throughout the United States, ac-| "Not only have the systems ot edu-the last three years. Sunday night, cording to a confession made to in- cation of Ehirope proved disappoint-previous to their departure, they en-: ternal revenue orticers by Mrs. Helen ing at the time of supreme test, but tertained several of their friends to a Castle, under arrest for illegal pes- we cannot console ourselves that the i tions. "The shaping of a new international policy among nations, looking ultimately toward international peace and goodivill and the preservation of the slow gains of civilisation, calls for educational statesmanship of a high order, and will require time tor its accomplishment, but such represents the greatest constructive task now before those wlio direct tho work of instruction in every nation." Turning to tlie conference in Lon sumptuous turkey supper, which was session of a large quantity oi greatly enjoyed by those who were phine and heroin, present. Their many friends wish' them success in their new venture. Diamond City Lodge No. 71, I.O. O.F., held their annual ball in nior- results would liave been markedly i^lon ot Educational Associations, we different with us had this nation become engaged in such a titanic strug-The convention oi the United Mine gle. Workers of America at Indianapolis; Goodwill Missing "Perhaps no greater work lies ..... the on Saturday virtually reaffirmed the Commerce school "house "oii Friday, action, when it went on record as ahead of the school, in all lands and Jan 2Sth Despite the severitv oi the anprovine the attitude of John P. nations, tlian that ot setting to work 1 weather which kept a good' many White, president of the union, who in an earnest endeavor to build up ; away who had to drive a long dis- declared that he was "fully convinced;a more enduring type ot civilisation, cess has put the balance ot trade on; tance, the hall was well filled,! that the men ot labor arc unalterably ] We have made great progress in in the export side of the nation's ledger.' ' ' ""' It has placed the Dominion in a very strong financial position where she can bo of very substantial aid to tlie Motherland in this great war. Let' as pianist. A tasty supper was serv- � � � were beautiful upwards ot one hundred and fifty be-: opposed to the whole scheme of pre-ing present. A very enjoyable time; paredness, which means war. was spent by all, dancing to the excellent music furnished bv Scott Davis, violinist, .-ind Miss .\nnic Porter us help tho Canadian to repeat, It possible, bis success In 1016. It silver hiullets are to win this war, as Lloyd ,George intimates, let Canada continue ;to produce liberally as in the year just closed. WHEN LETHBRIDGE WILL GET STORAGE ELEVATOR ' Sir George E). Foster, answering questions on the order paper by the member for Medicine Hat, states that tSie Calgary Internal elevator was never built with the intention of handling through it grain for delivery through eastern channels. This has been hinted before, and is no doubt quite right. The e.xperlence ot the past season proves that the elevator Is of no use whatever to the farmers under prevailing grain routes, and proves, too, that the building of tho elevator there at the time was Ih-advlsed. Tho Cilgary elevator will come into Its own when grain shipments to the Pacific coast, and thence to tho world's markets via tho Panama Canal, become general. This, however, will not bo until it has been proven 'by actual experiment that the Panama route tor Western Canada grain is as convenient as the present established route via Atlantic ports, and cheaper In comiiarison. If this can �be established, it is pretty safe to assert that'the grain raised between MooBo Jaw ttnd the RockloB. will all cd. The decorations and appropriate. TO SAVE EYES IS THE OBJECT OF THIS FREE PRESCRIPTION-TRY IT IF YOUR EYES GIVE YOU TROUBLE Thousands ot people suffer from eye troubles because they do not know what to do. They know some good home remedy tor every other minor ailment, but none for their eye troubles. They neglect their eyes, because the trouble is not .sufficient to drive tliem to an eye specialist, who would, anyway, charge them a heavy fee. As a last resort they go to an optician or to the five and ten-cent store, and often times get gla.ss-es that they do not need, or wluol". after being used a few months, do their eyes more Injury than good. Hero Is a simple prescription that every one should use: 5 grains Bon-Opto, 2 ounces -water. Use three or four times a day to bathe the eyes. This prescription and the simple Bon-Opto system keeps the eyes clean, sharpens the vision and quickly overcomes Inflammation and irritation; weak, watery, overworked, tired eyes and other BJmllar trouble."! are greatly benefited and otteiitlnies cured by Its use. Many reports show that wearers ot glasses have discarded them after a tow -weeks' use. It Is good for tho eyes and contains no ingredient which would Injure tho most sensitive eyes ot an infant or the aged. Your own druggist can fill this prescription or tho Valmas Drug Co., ot Toronto will fill it for you. Try It, and know for once what real eye comfort It.-AdvertUoment. dustry, commerce, and scientific work, but little as yet In establishing justice, goodwill, and the reign of law among nations. Our instruction, aside from those fundamental book subjects which underlie all educational work, has been based upon too narrow an outlook. give some extracts from two addresses. Canon Masterman, speaking to the Teachers' Guild, said: "We were today confronted with the results ot the deliberate corruption ot a noble people by the misuse ot the machinery of education. It ! was surely one of the supremo tragedies ot history that the Germans, a docile people, eager for knowledge, capable of close application to intellectual Interests, should have been moulded by the ruthless ambition of an unscrupulous oligarchy into an instrument ot evil to the world. CAPITAL, $15,000,000 RESERVE FUND, $13,500,000 SAVINGS BANK ACCOUNTS Interest at the current rate is allowed on all deposits of $1 and upwards. Careful attention is given to every account. Small accounts arc welcomed. Accounts m.-iy be opened and operated by mail. Accounts may be opened in the names of two or more persons, witli-draw.-Os to be made by any one of them or by the survivor. WoS Lethbrldge Branch - R. T, Brymner, Mgt THE EST'D 1873 of canada HEAD OFFICE - TORONTO MONEY ORDERS issued for any amount, payable throughout Canada, Great Britain, and all foreign countries. SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT AT ALL BRANCHED. '210 lethbridge branch G. F. BLETCHER, Manager, 258, 13th Street N. ? Ceal ^ brand Coffee Canada's Best In }4, 1 and 2 poutid cans. Whole-ground-pulverized- also FinpGround for Percolators. CHASE & SANBORN. MONTRBAL. 161 Exaggerated Nationalism "Nationalism has been pushed to the front and emphasised, rather than international Justice and goodwill. The heroes of eaeh nation's history have been those who have done the Krealest Injur.v to other nations and who have killed tho greatest number of foreigners, rather than those who have conferred the greatest benefits on mankind. "Our geograiihy has related too much to the |)o.sUioii, growth, and commercial progreHs of our own nation, and too little to our relations with other peoples. "Our patriotism has been too much concerned with our rights, amir too little with our obligations; too much with securing advantages for ourselves, and too little with the extension of international justice and goodwill. ". .' . In most nations today the schools are deliberately used by those in authority to instill Into tho minds of the young an exaggerated nationalism, which can be touched off into international hatred at such moment as the governing .authorltieH may desire," New Standards Wanted With similar accuracy the educators put their lingers on u Bpeclllo weakness In present-day schools-tho teaching of history and geography; "Entirely new values and standards for judging need to be created among the dlfi'eront peoples. In particular, the BOliool histories need to be ro- Educatlon and Peace '.'How could education bo made to serve the cause of peace, ns It had served all too well the cause of war? The first lesson was that education must never he allowed to become a mere instrument of tlie state. The work of the teacher must never be primarily political, but ethical. After the war he would like to see an International conference called, at which all tho allied nations should he represented, for the purpose of considering how to co-operate in maintaining the fellowship that the war had estah. llshed. Kducation meant the substitution of Justice for self-interest as the guiding motive of human action." Garden of Eden for Boys Sir William Osier, Ileglus Professor of Jledlcine, Oxford, speaking to tho Science Masters, said; "What was wanted was a more intense method of study of the sciences by hoys designed for the medical profession, BO that they might leave tho public school fit to begin their'speolal studies., ii'or fifteen years a boy should dwell In a Garden of Eden. During that blissful period a boy was Irresponsible and yet a responsive creature, who mentally and morally was often never understood by parent or teacher. Up to fifteen a boy could he appealed to through his stomach, then through his heart, but not through his head. At about tho fifteenth year there came a physical, mental, and moral change In this mysteriouR being. It was fitting to mark that change with a change in his education. For tho medical pro. An Experienced Executor The ndminislraiion 6f a Will calls lor wide experience in financial and coniincrcial mailers. This Trust Company offers you the experienced services of a hody of successful business men. They have every tiualilicalioai lor the perfecl adminislrnlion ol" your Will. Write lor our hooUlel on 'Wills.' THE TRUSTS & GUARANTEE CALGARY COMPANY, LIMITED, ALBERTA Public Administrator and Offlcml Assignee for the Judicial Districts of LETHBRIDGE MACLEOD CALGARY WETASKIWIN Lethbrldge office. Bank of Commerce BIdg.-J, W, McNIcol, Inspector, written, and the teaching in history fossioji at least this was poBslble and and geograph}5_iJjfc=the schools needs to bo entirely re-directed. The emphasis now placed on. the deeds of the BQldler should !bo. shitted to tUoae desiraible. 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