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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 8, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta I^Abfi FOUR TH:E LETHBRIDGE' daily HERATiW TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8. 191 (> letbbilDge, Hlberta OAltY AND WEEKLY Subscription R�\�i: Dully, delivered, per year ......J4.00 Dally, by mall, per year ........J3.00 Weekly, by mall, per year ......11.00 TELEPHONES Business Office ............... 1X52 Editorial Offico ............... 1^24 W. A. Buchanan John Torrance Managing Director Business Manager ioui tt-iag und Country Iseed Ycu. Right Now \ LESSON FOK SMALL NAVY MEN" ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR The Xew York Heralds slory ibat the Dominion secret service has unearthed a plot of the Germans in the United States to invade Canada, saying thai they have stored up arms and ammunition, is not taken seriously. In'Ottavra. ; President Wilson's new plan for natlpnal defence, borne directly of tjie war, is not likely to be accepted by congress, it Involves the raising oi^'a-big citizen army. Congress fa-voris the increase of the regular army. ..Germany has modified her latest note to United States on the Lusi-tanla affair, by explaining her policy as ,being that none but enemy ships i)e made the object of attack by sub-i^srlnc. report from London states that important changes are contemplated In the conduct of the war and that Lgrd Kitchener may leave the war oWce. A big Oerman warship was sunk In t'h'e Cattegat on Sunday, evidently hkvTng struck a mine. Oerman artillery has been very Rctlve on the west front. .fecward Orcen of Peterboro died the day after celebrating his lUst blrthclay. ,(;/apt. Cyril M. Homo of the British army, killed in action, was the husband of Marlon Ashton, now playing In Chicago. The agricultural college at Ouelph, through Dr. Creelnmn. president, has offered to raise n battalion for overseas service. The London Times states that It . learns from an autliorllntlve source | that Russia is planning to (loat a loan � of 125,000,000 In Toklo In payment for its munitions indoblednoss. An order-in-council has been issued at Ottawa from militia licndiiuaners prohibiting smoklnc in nilUtia stores, or raagnzlnes in ail parts of the Dominion. Some American papers have great respect tor the British New York Evening Sun. navy as demonstrated by this cartoon from the THE HOME GUARD j ^ Toronto cow broke out of her REVIVES ACTIVITIES j stable recently and plunged through The Lethbridge home guard which,a Dundas street plate glass window, did such good work in many respects}The Ottawa Citizen waxes sarcastic, last summer, is reviving its activities this week, under the direction of new i saying: "Reeve Church, we thought. (Z�>rmnnc J-^ronhinn ''^"^ ^ f'urtlier depreciation of the KJiil UlllUZt JDrtfUniny airman mark. The newspapers, even o J / J ' iiii-Oerman press, are indignant ijW?u? L^OtllfQCtS and are strongly ur^inK imn-eHate rc- i prisals through the prchihit:on of the ! export of iron ore, and the placinjc of County Judge Huycko at Peterboro handed down a decision advising the cancellation of school tire InsurancH policies held by a school trustee. W. H. HIU.. A man, believed to be David Chirk-son of McKcesport, Pa., committed suicide at Niagara by leaping from the upper river bank to the rocks below at the falls tills morning. The body was horribly mangled. Tourists witnessed the leap. After sleeping contiiinoii.sly for over a week, Augustine Beauchamp, (i-year-old son of Mr, and .Mrs. August Beau-champ of Escanaba, Wis., died yesterday. The malady of which the lad suffered remains a mystery. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas 'Watson who reside on a farm near Jleatord, Out., celebrated the 70th anniversary of their wedding last week. They were married in the Kuglish church at Kingston, Ont., on .Ian. 27, ISir,. by the Rev. .Mr. Hnrkmore. Hon. Martin Burrell, who was burnt about the face in the lire in the parliament buildings on Thursday night. Is already improving. Jlr. Burrell wi I not be able to get out of doorii for ?ome time. It is not likely that his face win be badly scarred. ji ; The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table of (hii Ton Tnblo. nml. in Uioiisiitids of homos, oi" tlia .DhviioivTiiblo, loo, is BLUE RIBBON .Aiid u'liy!' Bocim.so Bluu llibbon Ten is a dolighlful bevorngo-> lioalthful-miblly .Ktiiiuiiutiiig-pure as Uie Western l)rei>zori-aiid iihnd.st iis i;lieap. Drink Rluo Ribbon Ton for your hL'aUh",s sake. Buy it fur your jJodccCii t-'iiko. And nole tlic \ww pnokiigt'-a perfect protection against tbo ononiics.of good leu-dust and moisluro. A money-back guarantee goes >vith each packet. Ask your Grocer totalled $4S3,047.S)3 as against $110,-715.39 for the preceding month. The I cause given for the increase is the [general tends revival and the large iiuantity of raw material entering Windsor and consigned to inland ' cities tor manufacture of war supplies. I Frozen In for more than two weeks, a Canadian Northern transconllnentnl train hound towards Vancouver, la (still held opiMjsite North Hend in the 1 Krazer canyon. Ofllclals of the company are trying to break through the slides and drifts to reach the stalled train, and expect to have the lino open again by the middle of this week. The passengers long since i crossed the Frazor river on the ico, I climbed the opposite bank und took a Canadian Pacillc train into Vancouver. KEEP \m mm eOWELS GLEAN BEST WHEN BILIOUS, SICK HEAD. ACHY, CONSTIPATED, OR FOR BAD BREATH OR SOUR STOMACH officers. The guard last summer was'i''^^ village in more orderly shape oi:t.rca.> of' the war German iron Gerinanv\ known as one of the most active in all Canada. The reason why it should be even more so the coming months must be apparent to every citizen. Deprecated as the stories are concerning German aggression In Canada, nevertheless the fact remains that we are at war, that there are men ot German birth atlll at liberty in Canada, and still more of them in close proximity to us to the south. Wtiat-ever efforts may be put forth to prevent dangerous activity on the part of these, it Is reasonable to suppose than this." The minister ot milittu announces , ,. , . , that a now regiment has been authoi-- Stockholm, via London. - At the �" exported j-^e^ for Hamilton under Major R. R. i.Moodie, of the 2Gth regiment. Tiie famous Hamilton football team, the Tigers, will organize the recruiting ot the new regiment, and Mawrie Walk-jer will go as quartermaster. , worus were rioiivcring castmps to i Swedish shi..'yards. and owine to th:> GOVERNOR GENERAL'S MEDALS ' prohibition of export trom Kngland, Eurly in the year i;il5 the depart B. C. TAKES NO CHANCES WITH ITS LEGISLATIVE BUILDINGS Victoria, U. C, Veb. r..-Yesterday all the doors Ricinp; access to the Ick-i.slatiie huildinRs, sa c the main cn-j France, wcra closed, and day and ni,!;ht guards will be stalioni-d in and aruund the buildinRS and tlicir approaches. I Hon. W. 11. Hoss, nctini; premier,' ; says that these precautions were lie-1 termined upon as suon ixs news reached the city that sjspicioi:s circumstances had attended the ilcstruclion of the parliament i)uil(l'ii(;s at Ottawa. Telegrams had l.c5n addressed tie cheerful! Clean tip Insldo tonight and fool fine. Take Cascarets to liven your liver and clean the bow. els and stop headaches, a bad cold, biliousness, offensive breath, coated tongue, sallowness, sour stomach and gases. Tonight take Cascarets and enjoy the nicest, gentlest liver and bowel cleansing you ever experieccod Wake up fooling grand-Everybody's doing it. Cascarets best la.xative for children also.-Advertisement to the federal (.'overnmcnt seeking Information re!ati\e to the need lor precautionary mcas r's at the rov-ernmrnt buildings at 'Victoria, but as vet no answer has been rccaved. In tlie meantime it has been determined that no chances would be taken and from this time until th> close ot the war tl e buildinRS will bo closely Ruardcd. that attempts will be made towards;in many cases tlian are the men. destruction of life and property by | Here's a dispatch telling what one these alien enemies whenever oppor- mother did: tunlty Is favorably offered. A strong: ,,,t,^,., ,elf-sacrilice home ^ard. prepared for any emer- ^as just been related by the Rev. F. gency, is an essential In any commu- .Vewland, of Claremont Mission, Th� mnre the Dominion nolice uooh- o'-�aincd a monopoly. Because oi the njent ot education announced a com-The more the Dominion police pooiv. ^^^.^.j^g demand of tonnase in Swe- ..etition to be conducted in connection pooh the possibility of German tright- ^en, very heavy orders wc e placed xfith the j)ublic school leaving exanii-fulnesB in connection with the parlla- with the German wor s. The German nations, whereby a bronze medal dement buildings fire, the more deter- government has recently ordered that lated by H.R.H. the Duke of Con-tninprt the rnnk nnd file of thp neoi.lfc contracts shall ie Cii! c.'.kd in naught, Governor General ot Canada, rained the rank and file of the people ^^^^ ^^^^ Swedi.=.h vards wiU not pay was to be awarded to the cand.date are to hang the guilt on Hun spies. additional sixty per cent, and par ja each inspectoral division who ob-The circumstances are too suspicious in Swedish money, instead of Oerman tained the highest marks at the de-to be passed over lightly. i money. partmental public school leaving ex- Work has ceased in many of the aminations. The competition aroused Swedish wharvfs, and there has been keen Interest, and the appreciation of a wholesale br.ach ot contracts cn- the succesful candidates was evinced The women are making their sac- [,.^.,1 ,,,, after the outbreak of the by the heartiness ot the written ac-riflces in this war, greater sacrifices war. Financial circles denounce the knosvledgementa made by the recip- breaking oi these contracts, and there lents. These letters were forwarded to H.R.H. the Governor General, who expressed his gratification at the sue iiity at the present time. Pentonvllle. A canvasser under Lord Derby's scheme visited the house of a poor woman in the district of St. Luke's, Finsbury, and in reply to his question regarding her son's enlist- IF MONEY WINS WARS GERMANY WILL LOSE Never In any war fought up to the present one has the "silver bullet"' ment she said: 'I had nine boys. Eight played such an important part as In 'have gone to tlie war. Four are dead the great fight for freedom now being j and two others are wounded, but it the King wants my remaining boy �waged.(by the allies. And the allies �will win, ibecauae Britain can supply tha silver bullet, according to the Spokesman Review, which all along has been ei close observer of the economic phases of the war. In its Sunday Issue the Spokesman sizes it up this way: "England and Germany, when tha war began, each had about $11,000,-000,000 of annual Income, Germany, however, having half as large a population again as England. Since then lEngland's Income, according to Sir Leo Money, has grown to 112,000,000,-000 yearly, whereas Germany's has fallen to *7,500,000,000. British exports of domestic productions last year aggregated 11,850,000,000; Get^ maoy's only �100,000,000. Yet there are those -who persuade themselves that Germany can win this war, though winning modern -wars depends more upon money than upon men and generalship." Canada helped Britain mould many silver bullets last year. She can do much to help win the war by repeating her 19iq record In 1916. German submarines are now equipped with four flags, German, Bulgarian, Austrian and Turkish. The commander has his clioice then when-over he sinks a defenceless ship. The ruse threatens to keep the neutral ntttlops writing notes ad Infinitum, According to a Moose Jaw alderman, tile newspapers shouldn't pub-KsU coat shortage facts. The mere laot that the publication of the facta "Will cause hundreds of householders to cpjVBerve their supply doesn't weljU wUU tU* Moose JaSy aoloa. tell him be can have him, God bless him, even if I must .uo to the work-'house.'" cess which attended the competition and graciously expressed his desire to donate medals for a similar competition for I'JIB. The basis upon which the medals will be awarded will again bo the departmental public school leaving e.x-aminatlons to be held in June next. One medal will be awarded to the candidate obtaining the highest marks in each ot the nineteen inspectoral districts except in the cases ot the Calgary and Edmonton districts where the larger centres of population exist, and in each ot these districts two medals will be awarded. j Prom information gathered from .'Detroit internal revenue ofTi-lals with-in the last few days, it is known positively that a "dope" ring, with liend-ciuarters in Montreal, and an "under-! ground railway" from there west to I Detroit, and thence to points through, out the middle west is now operating on an enormous scale. Lady Ralph Pa?ct, formerly .Miss Minnie Stevens of New York, will be the first to receive the medal of honor awarded by the New Y^ork City Federation of Women's clubs for exceptional service by a woman "beyond the lines of duty." Lady Paget went to the aid ot stricken Serbian women at the time ot the occupation ot Monastir by the Bulgarians. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE Sm EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O.. LL.D., D.C.L., President /OHN AIRD, General .Manocer H. V. JONUS, Ass't Ceneril ManigM V, C. DROWN, Superlntcnilent ol Central WeXern Bnincnca The coal situation is Improiod at Saskatoon, according to the testimony of local dealers. DADDY-OF-TIIEM-ALL" IS AT THE FKONT (luru iiro Lite Can apy Cunadiiui soldier bt-ai uiis! _____ ____........... ....... now In Flanders-. Tha sergoant served in tlie Boei' wai' and has boon |;i ci'viliau UV9? l� OBe Of t|io villapeB lo the hop-tlold country In thg oputji. (.il' ;!;uglaud, '..;,vi u. an: >Ti- lUo most evor Since. teglnient. The family Customs receipts at AVindsor, Ont., for the montli ot January were the largest collected here since last September. The receipts tor January CAPITAL, $15,000,000 RESERVE FUND, $13,500,000 BANKING BY 3IAIL Accounts may be opened at every branch of The Canadian Bank of Commerce to be operated by mail, and will receive the same careful attention as is given to all other departments of the Bank's business. Money may be deposited or withdrawn in this way jis satisfactorily as by a personal visit to the Bank. '^^^ Lethbridge Branch - R. T. Brymner, Mgt Wc mtist not let these Bel^ia^ Children Starve Their fathers are with King Albert in the trenches- __ or dead. Their mothers, destitute and probably homeless, are striving hard but helplessly to save these children on whom Belgium's future depends. Nearly 2,000,000 old men, women and children in Belgium are absolutely dependent on help from Britain and America. Unless we feed them, hundreds of thousands must starve to death! The has saved them so far. Administered by a wonderfully efficient neulral Commission, it lias for more than a year now provided food for nearly all the Seven Million Belgians still in the country. Those who have money pay for it, but there is a steadily growing number who must be fed free. For this at least $2,500,000 i$ needed monthly in contributions. Great Britain, burdened as she is, is giving all she can. The United Slates has responded generously, and her business men are running the Commission as puolic relief was never handled before,. Are_ wo in Canada, prosperous and protected from the .lorrors of invasion, to enjov the plenty that has blessf?d us while oiir heroic Allies starve ? , Chequeo to be made payable to "THE TREmSURER, F3EL. GIAN F.ELIEP FUND" 5a SX, Petor Street, Montreal, or to local commltteeo........,..... .................. MAKE HtR DKBAM � COMG , TRUE. V^sftSi $2.50 FEEDS A BELGIAN FAMILY ONE MONTH ;