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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 9, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta |�^E FOUR Xetbbrit)flc, alberta IJAIUY AND WEEKLY Subscription R�- basis, so far as President IWiisott's government is concerned. Offers of p'eace have been made by Germany to both Russia and Japan, j)ut these offers have been rejected. The British in Mesopotamia are folding a strfktegical position at pres-isnti and are well re-lnforced. Canadian military author'ties announce themselve.� as hel-jg not at all worried by the sensational newspaper yams coming out of New York regarding a German invasion of Canada from the south. Worrj- doesn't seem to be at all at home in Ottawa these days. A New York divine says the policy of some newspapers is moulded in the counting houses, and when asked for an explanation, says he has It on "reliable authority." Yet the same divine would be wrathy if the New York press were to say on reliable authority that his faith was measured by ,the amount of salar>- he receives. The positions, however, would be analogous. THE- LETHBRID6iErDA1LY HBBAt-D .,.'1.. J: . . II III .1.1 :,. I lit" ll'ljl' ' ''^ ^l';J!..l|a TRAINING ON THE PLAINS OF ABBAJiiM Photo shows a4etachmqnt of tho 27th Battalion C.B.F. stationed at Quebec, In ,,vratnlng. In snow trenches on the Plains of Abraham. GOOD ROADS W. MUIR EDWARDS, Professor of Civil and 'Municipal ..Engineering. ZEPPELIN RAIDS DM.DER FIP.Ei The New York Times, along with Ihe majority of American newspapers, ican see little to justify the Zeppelin raids. In fact, Zeppelin raids being ;the Subject under discussion in so many quarters as a result of the recent visitations on Paris and I^n Hon, the New York Times waxes sarcastic at the expense of the Huns, expressing Itself this way: The achievements of the Zeppelins In Paris Saturday add new glory to the history of these humane and effective military instruments. Twenr ty-four persons were killed and thirty wounded. The present population of (Paris can only be guessed at, so many-are the absences caused by the war, l)ut putting It at the 1911 figures of 2,888,110 ie�ls clear that if the war lasts long enough and the Zeppelins are as lucky as they were on Saturday, and if they raid once a day, they might kill or wound the entire poi>-ulatlon In 150 years or so. There can be no doubt of the genuine German Kecht Deutsch) efficiency of Zeppelins. The German airmen must be thor-bugbly familiar with the cartography of Paris. There was a fog Saturday, and if this prevented the French aeroplanes from seeing the visitors it did, not prevent the latter from dropping lioinbs "near the fortiflcations in the populous tenement district," which has no business to be near the fortifications. Indeed, ample military justification for the spirited performance of Saturday can be found in the tenement district Itself. A Paris dispatch 3n yesterday's Times says: "The worst case of all was a five-Btory tenement at the end of a cul de sac *  � Here the family of a ^ouave, Auguste Petitjean, were cele-�bratlng the father's leave from the iront. His wife and 15-year-old daughter, Lucie; his old father-in-law, Jos. IFrlchtl, and his sister, Mme. Leriche, �with her two little boys, Raymond and Andre, had gathered around a table to hear stories of the war. Suddenly the war struck them. All sevjen were killed Instantly." This proves the military value of the raid. A soldier was killed. The "humble -workers" who were the targets may have been making muni tlons. More obscure, but doubtless clear to the German mind. Is the Im mediate military advantage gained by killing a girl of 4 and a babe oti5 months. But children and women are often the victims of the Teuton heroes of the air; they are more susceptlisle to Schreckllchkelt. The student of military history, the lover of heroic empires, will dwell with fondness on these characteristic Zeppeltnltes. There is a touching rivalry between the submarines and the Zeppelins as to whether from under water or from the air women and children can be killed In the t greater number and with the most :: neatness and dispatch. J ;, Where, even In the chronicles of li: the KnlghU of the Table Round, can I s there bo found a nobler picture ot I knightly deads than the tale of the *a i:Zeppelins? And remember that this (i.rwavfara'la effectual. By killing wo-ip^n,. girls, and baby boys.tbe Gey. m - "Why so many people fear news paper publicity on matters that are ot general interest is something we have never been able to understand; but the fact, remains that a largo number of people, when they get into responsible j>ositions, seem to think that the. mor^ important a matter is, the less newspaper publicity should be given to it." The above remark :was drawn from the Moose Jaw Times as a result ot sharp criticism of the Moose Jaw press by an alderman of that city who held that the newspapers had done much tarm by their stories regarding the coal shortage. It is to be presumed, of course, that the Moose Jaw Alderman knew - more about coal shortage conditions than did the press, hence his right to criticize. The NatiopallBt leader of the Prenph who ^ays the French-Canadians should'.not enlist to help England, .they,owe her nothing; they saved Cwiftdji: twice in two wars and now jfan't thfjir rights. They say In Quebec that :he should be shot at sundown, but nothing is done fearing the Germans wlll-.say there is a revolution In Canada- ARMAND LAVERGNE Amongst the few' subjects which are of vital interest to all members of tlie community the construction and maintenance of public roads should surely. find a place. To the casual observer It might appear that as the network of railways becomes closer, the outlay required for public roads should decrease. The exact opposite is the true state of affairs. The construction of branch railways means a more dense settlement of the country, Increases, therefore,'the burden on the tributary roads, and thus Justifies an increased expenditure on public highways. Improved financial conditions coincident with, or following closely upon railway expansion results In an Increased use of motor driven vehicles' both for business and pleasure. The increased speed of this class of traffic requires Improvement of roadways already In existence, introduces new. factors in:the construction of projected highway's and make more dimcult the maintenance. of all public roadways. In cvmstdoring the economic principles governing, highway Improvement and maintenance, It is well to dlstlngtilsh between the several classes of both roadways and traffic, considering first the former, we might make the foUoWlng division, confining ourselves, for the sake of simplicity, to four subheads, e.g., (1) Roads with a hard surface passable at all seasons for any type ot traffic; (2) Roads passable at all seasons only tor slow moving traffic, and fij? the remainder of the year for fast traffic; (3) Roads impassable at certain seasons of the year for all but light traffic, and for the remainder of the year passable for both slow moving loads and fast traffic; (4) Roads as above, except that for the remainder of the year slow moving loads only can be accommodated. Any passageway to which we apply the term road should come at least under the fourth ot these classifications. Such a roadway can be sue cesslvely raised into the higher classes at a cost for each improve, ment capable of definite estimation. The cost of such Improvements, to gether with the cost in the first place, is affected greatly by local conditions, but in general It.might be said that the cost of obtaining the first type of roadway is miich greater than is In volved In any.of the other three. The raising of the fourth to the third is a matter of upkeep. To obtain the second from; .the third may require some additional. constructional work, the main question, however, being upkeep, but the construction of a road with a hard surface serviceable for all traffic at all seasons. of the year is a comparatively costly piece of en gineering work. T)ils cost, together with suitable methods of construction win be considered in the third article of this series dealing with highways The economic problem with which we are faced is to determine to what ex tent we are Justified In making the expenditures necessar}' to obtain one of these types of roads. All will agree that a road connecting each quarter section with the point where delivery of produce may he made and at which supplies may be obtained Is essential and should be provided What we must consider Is just how much expenditure is justified In order that roads of the third, second or first class may be obtained and equal ly imponant how shall the required expenditure for any of these types be allotted. Benefit of Good Roads INDIAN UPRISING Phoenjx, Ariz., Feb. 7.--Angered by ttie killing of one of their number by white poUbem^n, Indians on the Na-yp.Jo reBeryattpn In northeastern Arizona ar^ ^threatening an uprising, ac cording to advices received here by Thdmajj'Flyhp, United States district attorney. .... w This .qu^stipn is ai$ked every day. A cold is I rcff lly a,fever, not always caused by tlie weather but often due to dispj:dej;^d lilPpd or Jack of important food^lemehts. In changing seasons iat-fopds ;are; essential because they distribute hiiat/by enriching tl?e blood and so rentier; the system better able to withstpd the varying elements. This is thlpod and build up s.tr^ut(th and riffor. eOo. a box, 6 for $2.Bp, trial ilBe 25o. At dealers or sent postpaid, liy. Fruit-a-tlves liimitot' Ottawa.- I I KXasji ,.,1, ij, I I I EATEMEiS! 1 OR GAS "PAPE'8 DIAPEP8IN" 18 QUICK. EST, SUREST STOMACH RELIEF KNOWN-TRY ITI shipping and distributing point and the,latter as originating in, and travelling, between," the large centres of -population. Local trafTic might' consist of any ct the four classes, liut except in the neighborhood of large centres where conditions are peculiar and deserving ot special treatment, .would in the main be comprised In the first two divisions with .an addition of a small but growing percent-a>te ot the more moderate speed of the fourth class. Through trafhc would be almost entirely of the fourth class. On.the basis, therefore, of the requirements imposed by the tralUc and of the nature of this.traffic we might broadly classify the roadways of the province into main highways, .branch highways and country roads. The main highways would be those required by conditions in the neighborhood of large centres and bv .through traffic. The cost ot these might therefore be very well borne by the province at large, such revenue being obtained from the users thereof as may be deemed advisable. The branch highways would be the main arteries con-\'Erglng on the local centres. The-type of construction might not be ais heavy as in the ca.se ot the main highways, aiid the cost might be borne by the surrounding district, with possibly provincial assistance. The country road connects up each farm with the main or branch highway and the cost 1/i'ng'in':'S.umas-j^^^^ Time It! Pape's Dlapepsln will digest anything'you eat and overcome a sour, gnasy or out-of-ordur stomach surely wlthiu five minutes. IC your meals don't^fit,comfortably, or-what you eat lies like, a lump ot lead in your stomach, or If .you.have heartburn, that Is a sign of Indigestion. '"Get from your pharmacist, a fifty-cent case of; Pape's.;Dlapeu8ln .and take a dose just as soon as you .can. There will be no sour risings, ho belching. of undigested jfood mixed with acid, no stomach, gas or heart-bum, fullness orheayy.. feeling In the stomach, nausea, dcblljtiktlng hcad-achijs, dlzzlnoss or intestinal grlplnf:;. This will .all.go, and, bealdes, there win be no sour food left over In th�^ s'omacli to po'B.-u your breath with nauseous odors. Pape's .Diapppsln )b a certain currder. stomachs, because it takes hold of yqur food and'diijostK it Just the siajne as If .j'our stomach I wasn't there. Relief in Ave minutes from all stomachjmiser}'.,Is waiting for you at any drug .ptore.'. "iThese large, ^fty.rcent cases contain (ihoiigh "Pape's Dlapciislu" to kf>cp the 'entire fam'lly free-,,from stoinach disorders ,ahd indlgestipn for .many mont'.s. .It btloqgTs ;)n your .home.-^ .At* verilsemijnt. ' . the wllJurmurder" ot thirteen Zepper lin' victims' killed in Monday night's raid-oh Staffordshire, In the formal the Pacific Great Eastern up to a findings,of a.oorqncr's jury .yesterday, point north of the Cheakamus can-., 'yon. From there toboggans will be At the aunualt-meeting of the Cana- WpA to , haul the provisions about 18 dianvHercIord MBreedors' association, oi:,20 miles ovtr the snow to Kam-hi?id.i;ecently.In-Toronto, Frank Colli- bow lodge at Mons. Supplies enough cutt,Hhe .welUlinown Calgary cattle- to last settlers. 60 to 90 days were tnn. r.iy^s .fljtfted,a director. W. H., taken in. Sn^Jth,was elected, to .the .same boaird. The benefit accruing, from Improved roadways is not alone directly financial, :but also that .due to Improved social and domestic conditions in the community. It Is well to emphasize this latter benefit since it Is not possible to demonstrate to a farming community that, on a purely financial basis, they arie justified In spending any considerable sum In road improvement except In so far as such expenditure is devoted to the elimination of features which would otherwise unduly limit the maximum load which may be hauled at any season of the year. For example, : an expenditure might be made to reduce a grade which>t all-seasons affects the maximum load, but would not bo juetlfled if applied to making passable at all seasons of the year a road which for the .greater portion of the time is passable with reasonably heavy loads. The'.above may not ba in accordance .with many of the statements ot the ardent advocatos' of ''gogd roads." However, In deallhB with the purely financial side of the question as It affects the greatest user of the roadway. I.e., tbeiarmor. It piust bo remembered thai he is primarily a raiser of produce and secondly, at times which'he can more or less select, a fre'lghler of this produce to a Bhlpjilng polpt -und ^0^' auppJies to his, farm. The - dairj'mp"'^;;iftR,? market gardener do hot'oomS 'm>dflp. this general statement,-JfUfeJf^W^^s y�t ^ small proportion.^|||;.|J^'||||gipB corn- Two -Uttle-children of Thomas A committee composed of .Dr. H. M. Tory, president of Alberta univer-� McLean, .Manitoba ; '!e\van univer,sity, aT)d ,R. F. McWil- i'utijed. Every ^^flprt to . reach the should be borne entirely ,by the local improvement district or .by the atlja-cent land. As.has already been suggested, a more detailed discussion of construe-- , , - , �- r,i.- tion,and maintenance will be given in' .^JftK^y?^'?r"t'' the.swond and third article of this ^^e t^ft^frop^hcrciU^^ the series, dealing respectively with coun- P'ah P??"'"yapd .level ihook .which try roads and highways. - wer^^, to .bavilEb^^^ sllhg ,pl�>{d�h vinayailing. J. E. .jflljc (Girpux, spn .of a Jflont- Recogxiized in aill proiessions and walks of life, M the leading coiffee in tlie best grocery* stoves of Canada* In 1 and 2 ppund can*. Whole - ground -^ pulvarized- 1(9 Fine Ground (or Parcvlator*. CHASE & SANBORN, MONT^EALf MeCutcheonsNot Fairly Treated Toronto, Feb. 7.-The McCutcheon trial entered Into its fourth week to. day, when Marshall A. Cook, former sales manager for McCutcheon Bro; there, who was Included In a fonnor indictment, but who is not accused in the case now being heard, was called to the witness stand. He is the 34th witness to be called for the crown. Before adjourning the court for luncheon, Mr. Justice Mlddleton announced to the Jury that he would be unable to sit on the case next week, so that when the oohrt adjourns on Friday next, it will hot sit again until February 21. "I'had set aside three wesJts tor this,case," said his lordship, "but It Is .now In the fourth'week, and still there Is no sign of dec^y or loss of vigor." Crown Prosecutor Davidson ques tloned Cook this afternoon regarding the circumstances under wh^bh Great Falls property was turned over to him. The defence argued -thpt the crown should produce documentary evidence, hut Mr, Dfiyldson' said ;he could not find .any. Two ,t>r three mln^tes later, howov.er, he produced a letter, which he proceeded -to read. Mr, Hellmuth: "Are,we being treated falfly?" Mr. Justice Mlddleton; "I don't think you are." of. ithe. prd�C()iiinery Manufacturing Co,, engaging In the making ,of overalls, ' wome.n's dresses, etc; was destroyed by flre shortly after midnight, the. loss being f 100,000. About 76 glri employees are thrown out of work. The manufacturing establishment was a subsidiary concern of James Bam-soy, Lilmltod, departmental 'store, Which furnished an outlet for a large Mft ot the product. The cfluso of the 'fire Is unknown. Both building and 'Wook is covered by Insurance. That .Roy h. Bro.wn and .Michael J. Moran came to their deaths the morning of January 26, 1016, near Pftsqua station, in a rear-end: collision on the main line ot .the C.P.R., aiid -the ;jurv is of the opinion that the accident was i,caused by the se-'v I verity of the weather and the neaky rUthough separated from each oth- cojidit-ion of, onElne ,886,-the engine of er-by, rtot m^tjre-thap a few days bv"**' second ffeighf'train 'which al-rail or water, ^t wo sisters have just' io.wcd.the slp.^m .to obst^fuct the view met in Saoramchto, 'Gal.,..for the first of the men; was the.yerdict of the yi!!Ryp.:a;llMjeJov$r forty years. Mrs,' jury inquiring into the accident. Jani^'s ;M. iBUIatt,. pi -Poachland, B C.'j''Svr vfd 'In "iS(icramento' to .visit hqr ;Siptei',-M?'s1'.Charles Clark, .whoni she hidiriot* sreh since their girihpbd davsr';--;." - /; � Tt is annouhcfd that as a result o( a ,tw(>-d�y cptppalgn � last week In. he-.half of the Capjid^n Red Cross society, L6hdph"is>;pledged ,to. give $8,-0{(0 a month for Ji vear to the spci-'ety,'' S^x'ihbiiBju'id 'dollfirs a' month W0s-thfa objedtlyc. When the final re-ti^rns^'^rc in!it'Is believed .that the monthly cpntributlon from the city will be almost"$0,000. To relieve the food famine several tobQggan: lo'ad^ of Ibodstulls were des-patxshc^l tro'in;u9qMamlsh, B. C, qver CfPRiEMATUREiOVD AGE". Says-'Dr..iArnpId Loraad,- of the Carlsbad Baths, Austria, "Is idue to o,!jr-own .negligence," nn 'idto: a.vold upch la f^ito jhe: recommendB a .light (jlet, prdperbathlng, ^Ight hours sleep 'and ''dpn't worry,'' ' ' � -^^For riin-d'oWhi weakened conditions our local drijggisl's, J.'^D.-TIlglnbOtham & rCo., hRve a wonderful non-secret preparation composed of the' three oldest tonics known. Iron for the bipod, the medicinal, bqdy-bulldlns properties of cod ll'verB .and the'nourishing properties of beef peptone, all combined (n Vlnoi which they guarantee,tP hMlId up and-strengthen weak feeble o)d; people; and for all ,run Sown condltfons.T^Advertlsement. ICeep ifhe lainlty Savfaig8>fn a In the .naiTias, of two or' rnore .iTieniibei:s~r H u sband and .-iPrpther .grid Sister, or Father an