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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 6, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta tFOUR THE LETHBWDGC -DaLv''J^ald 5bi XctbbriDdc Hlbcrta : D A I U'V A K O W E E K U V aubteription Rates: Ptlly. deUyereJ,:'t*r .week Dully. deUvere�J,^per year .. i Dally, by malli'Ser year ..... ; Weekly, Dy maU^.per year . .IB.OO . .'54.00 . .ll.SO VTBnnijf, uj. uiuurv". �>---_ iVo conn !W*eWy. by malJfpdr year to U.S..Ji.oo treat the aerman-Americana wUhout shoving hostility. Spokane Spolces-I man-Review says: "The Oermah-American element In the United States Is n stable, useful and Important part of our sooial system, The Gfermans In this country have contributed much to the sturdl-ness of our social system. They have been good citizens, and during the last two years, in spite of the difflcult position in which thoy have been placed by hostilities abroad and by the general resentment aroused by the war- TEtEPHONE* , Business Office............... Editorial Oifice............... W. A. Buchanan Managing Dlrnctor John Torrance Business MauaKer Dates of explty. of subscriptions appear d.-^ly on address labe . Acceptance of papers after expiration date U eur authority, to cohtlnus the iUbscriit-tloh. TUESDAV. FfiBRt IF In 1916 New York city added 200,-000 to Its population, compared with average yearly growth of ISMOO. James W. Wyatt, a C. P, R. trainman, Moose Jaw. is out oh a ball of M.OOO, on the charge of the theft of era! resentment arousea uy uiv wai-.a quantity of shoes and ladies' cor-tlmiS conduct of the German govern-! ^^ts a C.P.R. freight train dup - . . , ing tilc month of May, 1916. ment. they have in a vast majority of � � cases shown no divided loyalty. There is absolutely no reason to sup- The council of the Calgary board of trade will make the president of the pose that thei. loyalty ^"'^^j Se^ oT^ie^aro; K'^h^^ efen with the United States and Qer-1 jggg Your KIna and Country need you right now� many at war. The people generally jmust keep this in mind and must use every effort to keep from showing hostility and from treating these citizens as if they were aliens to be suspected. "We have an issue with the German government, a most severe issue, but with our own citizens of German birth or descent we have no' The Brant county officer who was active in recruiting In Burford, Ont., last fall states that now there is not . an eligible young man in that village, (quarrel at all. The cause of the j They did not enlist, he says, they Government of province of Ontario is appropriating Jl.OOO.OpO to assist returned soldiers in land development. Funds will he distributed on long time loans. THE PROGRESS CF THE WAR Germany has counted the cost of her unrestricted submarine warfare, ind the action of United States in breaking off diplomatic relations will In no way deter the Germans from their announced purpose of destroying tre fflc on the high seas within the war zone. Both Germany and Austria claim to he ready for war with the United Stales. Realizing the probability of at any moment being called upon to utilize every available resource of the nation to defend her right on the seas, the government of the TTnited States Is making full preparations for war with the Germans.  Today the nation to the south practically stands ready to spring to the conflidt The first overt act on Germany's part will bring hostilities, and In the meantime President Wilson is guarding the. Situation with calm demeanor and a determination that his nation shall not take one Illegal step. The war and navy departments are not asleep, however, and congress is clearing decks for possible needed war legislation. Germany is already taking her toll of vessels, but thus far United States ships have not been sunk without warning. It is a question of time only, however, until the final break comes. United .States will not be helped by misdirected bellicosity toward members of its own citizenship." _t_ germany in the jesse james class An American exchange heads an editorial, "Germany Has Become an OuOaw NaOoh." No truer word was ever said. Germany stands before the whole world today convicted of outlawry in a degree ten thousand times ten thousand worse than Jesse James ever attempted as an individual. Germany, with her three partners, is the social outcast of the world. She is an outlaw in the world of nations because she refuses to abide by those international laws which are made for tne government of affairs between nations. And Germany today Is an outlaw cornered. crossed the border. According to a telegram received by Mrs. A. T. White, of Toronto, her son, Snight-Lt. :^ndolph Wilbur White younger brother of Peter White, K.C., has been, missing since Jan. 25th. He graduated from Upper Canada college. ; -, Lieut. P. S. iLong, manager of the ^ank of British North America at Calgary, who has been granted leave of absence to go on active service, was presented with a purse of gold by the bank's cuatomers. Lieut-Col. Harold G. Henderson, �Military Secretary to the Governor-General, the Duke of Devonshire, has notified the Penny Bank of Toronto that his Excellency has been graciously pleased to signify his approval of the work of this institution by becoming its official patron. , The Rev. Stephen Merritt, Metho- luauy luuav � v,^^�.. dlst Clergyman and .undertaker, who >K the first week in July. ^. � . L!e,ut. the Hon. Alan B. de Bla-quiere, son of Lord and Lady de Bla-quiere, formerly of Montreal!^ and now of Bath England was drowned when H. M. S. I^urentic war torpedoed on Jan. 25tb. ' William Chester Silbermann of New York kho was sentenced to five months' imprisonment and a fine of 500 francs on a charge of trading with the enemy, has had his sentence increased to oiie .year's imprisonment as the result of an appeal to the higher court. To January 1, 1917, contributions to the Patriotic Fund were $18,373i-494, including Manitoba, which ' has a separate organization. .The ,total contribution to date is about 120,000,: 000. Up to the end of 1916', Saskatchewan contributed $929,533, Alberta �1,064,047. ' : . John Houghton Maurice Bonhor, of Homefleld House, Chiswick, Mai., England, a sculptor who came to Canada several months ago to.-execute the G.xterior and interior mural decorations of the new House of Parliament in Ottawa is dead at Newark, N.J. James Vincent, aged thirty-sis, and married, a resident of Oshawa, ;Ont.y practicaUy� all, bib lifei.was instanUy hilled here, when a,.sga(fold ;Wbl'he;iTjpre. 4^^^^ styles in^ ,^its, coats, skitts and.drtesses that,aye to be >vQi;n the comitfg seriioni-iv " ' " wlelkviTt YOU TO AN INSPECTION OP TKIS EARLY DISPLAY ANb^lPW^VkT YOU WANT 18 I^OT HERE VVE WILL HAVE IT LAT-ERbN, Poli NEVER iHAVE WE SKIN SUCH A ^ARIETY OF SMART, . SNAPPY STYLES AND NEVER BEipORr HAVE WE BOUGHT SO. LIBERALLY. '' Vary from sports lengths to knee and shoe top lengths. Com-.forteble, easy fitUng garments are the rule, mostly in straight line effects. Covert CoaU 1..... .$20.00 to $32.50 Tweed Coata ..... .$17.50 to $30.00 Serge Coatt ..... .$17.50 to $22.50 Are shown In Straight line effects. Pleated effecti'.being very i/opular. Skirts allghtiy longer than a year ago and slightly narrower. Sirge Sulta ...... .$25.00 to $35.00 Qa|)ird|ne Si^tt .:.$32.50 to $42:S0 BEST SHEETING QA^ ^40e, 60c 60e upto*...... OUC Splendid wi^arlng, llhen finish, launder beantifully. Wldts 8-4, 9,4 and 10-4. ' LONG CLOTHS AND MAOO-POLAMS. SPECIAL " OC-VALUE AT .......... LaC An oh) line at the old price. Very fine and soft, pure finish. 36 and 42 inches.. Jap Crepe > 35c Guaranteed 'to wash. Plain colors and .neat stripes. Best shades of sky, pink, mauve, green, tan, grey, white, etc. 30 inches" wide. Splendid to wear. :.' '�� � best print and v" ginghams 4vC Colors that are guaranteed, to wash. Light, medium'and dark colors, stripes, chirikr^ilttd; plains. . best-Romper .'/-^'^''.ii'e j;"^ cloth .,. ... ... .i: JSC 32 inch. Splendid firm cloth in neat, stripes of blue and pink.. fJolors. guaranteed fast dye. can say that the government acted enamoured of the proposition himself, wisely. and has fought hard to create a favor- There seems "to be little doubt that able sentiment among the ratepayers the men were entitled to some consideration In view of the increasing cost of living,-but it does seem strange that tlie miner wlio works only part time should be entitled to the same weekly war bonus as the miner who, by working every day, does his best to Increase consumption. ThJs is one of the weakest spots In the settlement, and one liable to lead to some trouble. Hon. Mr. Crothers has nothing to be particularly proud of in his method of dealing with the trouble. Women and girls may do the packing this year in British Columbia in view of the fact that the apple crop will be at least three or four times as large as that of 1916; and that there is such a shortage of experienced hands to psick it. Packing schools are provided by the government at any centres where there is a """"""""" """" ' T" \ - sufficient vas apply this test or else keep quiet .'Blaming the poor recruiting record of Quebec on Sir Wilfrid Laurier is becoming the dally occupation of the Conservative press, especially the Toronto News and papers of its Ilk. The Ottawa Citizen puts a spike In their guns, however, when It' says: The last general elections resulted In the return of 27 Conservatives from Quebec, and 37 Liberals. But it has become the habit of politicians of a certain stripe to blame Sir Wilfrid Laurier for the alleged failure of recruiting in the sister province. Yet it will be admitted that if this principle Is to be followed it should be applied more closely to actual conditions. By all means ascertain the number of recruits in Quebec constituencies represented by the followers of Sir Wilfrid and compare them to the number In those represented by the followers of the present premier. That would seem tq be the only fair test, if such tactics are to be followed at all. Here Is an Interesting study of figures for anyone anxious to make a political point in a.-matter that is seriously advanced as proof of the loyalty of one of the parties ^as compared to the other. The same test might be adopted In Ontario and other provinces. province against taking rash- steps, and i' somebody's pet corns are step- organized a year ago, the young sol dier accepted a commission in that unit, but was rejected, on account of ----- r------- ---- 1 unii^ DUt was rejcutcu.-uii ped on In the process, the board, failing eyesight, before the battalion went overseas. should not he held to blame. Alberta cities would Tery likely have been in a far better condition today had they always had a similar body to keep a chiack on' them In the days of easy money. As to the merits of the Grace mine | '-----r "~" ^, ---v . Ti,,�i.i fence to people on this side of the purchase proposal, the Herald does,,, Two counts In the Herald's In- ,---,^--------., ,,f,. ,t -------^ ___ Definite accusations are being made against the New York Christian Herald that it,Is pro-German. This well known religious publication has for some' time been publishing material which has given much of not deem It necessary to enter at this time, other than to say that the plan was ill-conceived and came in con dictment are as follows: /(I) That the Allies are guilty of hypocrisy in posihg as the protectors of the smal- Was..u-conc�v�u uuu .am. v,.^-| j-y^-^-^ ^ ^^^^ , q^^^^^ junction with a number of Incidents | ^^.^^5^^^^ ^j^^ ^^,^1^ have become the history of the mine ^ second Belgium. By his adoption not tend to Impress the of this attitude the editor stands al-greatly Then too thq most alone in United States religious i regarding which did ratepayers _ plan would throw the city into a busl ness enterprise involving competition with private capital, and this, to many, seemed to be a step which should be avoided. ' There is no doubt that the mayor was sincere in his attempts to relieve the taxpayer by the proposed purchase and operation of the mine, but now that the powers-that-be have said "No," be should be content that he has done his duty as he saw It U. S. has grave internal problem jaumalism. Mrs. Lo,uise Foster Henningen, of Chambessburg, Pa., whose husband, died under distressing'.circumstances but two years ago, di^d of pneumonia, after a brief Illness. Sher wag. the leading soprano of First United Brethren choir, and but 15 minutes before she died she regained^ohsclousness and spendidly sang the'solo she sang on Christmas night In a cantata. In a quarter of an hour she was a corpse. Fire completely' .destroyed . the large residence of John Baile In North Red Deer. Nothing could be i done Wd save the house as there was I no aupply of water at band and the city fire brigade could render, ho assistance in that way. Mr. Balle Is district manager ot,the Mutual As Burance company of Canada and was away from home. There-is |3,500 insurance on the house i�nd cohtents. Lleut.-Col. Duncan Donald formerly commanding officer of the- 134th battalion has resigned bis position as officer commanding the 2nd ^Infantry brigade, on the grounds of ill-health. This leaves two vacancies among the brigadiers in the Toronto diBtrict,Uhe other being that caused by the death of Col. W. C. Macdonald, of the Ist brigade. u, A butcher shop in which biorBO meat is sold exclusively has been opened in Harlem, N. Y., with the sanction ot the Board of Health. A. sign over the shop jjeads: "Horso flesh flpr sale here." Round and sirloin steaks are quoted at 12 cents a pound, while inferior cuts are as low as six cents. Horse meat frankfurters retail at 10 cents a dozen. '' > . Min PREACHES FAREILL (Frnm Our Own Correspondent) Champion." Feb. 5.-A very was.held at Marks hall last Tuesday evening. In spite of the intensely cold-weather a good crowd gathered, and a. very pleasant evening passed. An orchestra, from Calgary supplied the music; lunch i^as seirjV^ the! hall-' ;. .'i 1^' ' ,Qn Wednesday'evening ah Interesting ^ session of the bible cla^s was held at the church, after which the company went. to the home of, Mrs. M, Roberts where dainty; refreshments were served'by Mrs. Roberts and Mrs. M. Moffatt. ^The.musical hard anil Mr.-Hooloway who gave HoUoway expects to: Jeavethia week . - . . . few tile tiaiir waainfaia. nf. Tllinvavati solos, .and a reading by Mr. Adams. Before adjourning, Mrs. Roberts kindly invited the class to use her home for further classeskduring the winter. Mr. S. Wilson has been appointed water man for the .town, for the coming year.-,; On. Thursday evening Mr, H. Ruth-ven Macdonald was the chief topic.of interest in Champion. The recital given by him,- under the auspices of the Woodmen, ^as well attended and greatly enjoyed . by all. A short danoe was held at the finish. , The ththook which arrived on Sunday evening was a pleasant but rather unlooked'for .surprise.: After the bitterly cold weather of the past week, it Is very welcome. Cm Siunday-evening Rev. Robert HoUoway preached his farewell ser-man, and;Introduced to the nudlehce his successor, Rev. Gilbert House^ for his, new'pastoratei at .Duntegan. We wish him euccestr in bia vnew Held Mr. Harold Tlndal.tand-brldei. rei turned; from a trip !iov.the.east, on Wednesday, and have; settled, down at their home at BlusBonj A >r ,  Mrs. Tindal returned .'to.her home In Stavely on Saturday.; it;i^, UNITED STATEr RELIEF COMIMITrreCyBUBPENOak New York, Feb. fS.^r-^JnJted States relief com^mittee, orgaaized' to aid widows and' orphans of German soldiers of which George'B.vMcOlellan, former .mayor of>^iY�'ki.4�'thaie'> man, has. suspended : i.tit activltle� "In view., of the present international situation." . "Should there be lya^, which we all hope may be avoided;'* said MqClell-an in announcing tha acUorii' the and Mrs. M. Moffatt .The musical his successor, itpv. uiioen. nouB�k | committee will, of course, immediate program was supplied by l^jss Man- Who made a few fitting remarks. Mr.,ly dissolve. ' : ...^-y,,;.;. are being fired Baton Rouge, La., Feb. 5.-The Stan- -----...... jdard Oil company of Louisiana has Should United States declare war dismissed all unnaturalized German on Germany because of some overt citizens employed at its large refinery act such as the sinking of an Ameri-! near here^ and has p^^^ guard can vessel without warning, and withjof 3^ men about the plant, consequent loss of life, there is much speculation as to the position of the i German millions In the States. The j situation would be unique In the history of natiOHB, and one beset by many grave possibiiities. However, the'' United ''Statesi_presa Js counselling her citizens to keep (brae from wartime hysteria and ta we save you money! ON WEARING APPAHEL&SHaES FOR YOURSELF & FAMILY HENNESEY&WILSQN NORTH LETHBRIDGE. TheiUyal NayalGanadianY^lil^ Reserve, wants men fo%iid(inie . ; PAY *110perd�yladiipwardt. PrccKlir Separstion allowaace, $20.00 moatbly. Experienced men from 38 to 45, and boys from IS to 18. re wanted for the CAN4DI/1W NAVAI PATROLS: Provincial Naval Recruiting Committee! B. H. Wh-son, Honorary secretary, 10M6 Jasper Ave., Edmgn-lon, or Naval Reorulting Office, F. W. DoWner; hon-j^, orary secretary, Lethbrldse. .ijowner.non ^ Department of Naval b�rvic�, OTTAWA. Beat since 1728 After blay 6*- work in the crisp, wintry air nothing testes 80 qeujBioiis as a cup of PRY'S Cocoa. Baby k|�ows this.,. Bi^ folk know it too. Pry's,is ALL spleiidid,. body-bui[lding,nourishment; there ia^no w�st6, andft is in such soluble forni that the systboi oan^mediatiely assimilate it.; > Here ($Just �bou^jhe^h^a0e8U enjoyable and i|l0�t concentrated food you can buy today; but-^ i R�mfimb�r, nothing will do but FRY'S 'b ;