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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 12, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, FEimUAHY 12, 1915 Tllli. LBTIlliKIDtiU DAILY HKKALU PARE FIVE .1 i Mere Fact that Cowan's Perfection Cocoa is "made in Canada" is not suffici- ent reason why you should buy it. But if Cowan's Perfection Cocoa is better cocoa, if it offers more value in flavor, in healthfulness, in quality, for what you pay than do other kinds, then the fact that it is "made in Canada" is an added reason for buying it. We are sure that our long experience in the selection and preparation of cocoa enables us to produce one which does give those we are sure that you will agree that it does .after you have tasted PERFECTION Qwarter-pcruud Half-pound one-pound iins An Open Letter to the Public liavo Just rt'turiu'il from Hc In wlilcii country I hulked to illHt a cargo ol1 Food lo ilu; mil'fcrliiK SliKio my return li Iniiicfi Ktnuik by tin- qui'fltlon: "ii; II r-M I Ihoro an Llio li .My aiiHWor lius lj" 1 1 liuyn j i furUifir So mucli iKM'cr lu lu'd And I OK I Hi I kjw lirin iiuj vc matin It out." cn: "K id mnuli In thai, stifli crc remain any sluiM down in'.'sions of nder my inimc- lili by i-l1 lllClt v.-Jiir-.li lias liccn ill in (ho eUios, i m miseries that (Hull- noiiec. I My cui-ree In part of (ho coiinlr; ravaged by jtowiiR ami passed, J saw HIP li.ivcc (hcsc same hntllea liullil- lugK destroyed, Imnii's demolished, holding ivoiiMMi and child- ren who wen.- huppy in Ihe.sc I homes. Worse, Ihu hope- lesn mi-sory, ihc hhuil; drapair of Lbtj poor sou la who an- left bell In (I lo niciirn tho loan lonid ones. Jn Antwerp I saw otic thousand poorly-clad wonir.u. one; in bedroom (-Mppcrs, in Line and slush, waiting for food lo be iled out. lo llier.i. Jn .Malincs, under MIS3 NORA McADOO DaujdilcT of Ihe Secretary of I Treasury. was H passenger on Ihu Lusilsuiia fear of attack by ind childre llie ruins ol' the; .icrmah submarines riuisntl her to lly Idol ____..... llio shadow of UIR I'Hih-jdral, ils Slai-ii and Strlucs. .She is on her! full of holes, its stained-glass win-' ivay to Franco to serve as n nurse. dowg, now but ruput'd roiuiiaiila of a j beauty tluiL can by replaced, 1 fia'n' men, women i tiisconsolalnly at j houses that once f who begged soi of us as ive passed IJrussels overlook ihonsaiids of refugees Ira inpInK dL-JpivLedly alojirr, weary and fovlorn, reluming lo vil- lages and towns whi'ro i3 noL now food enough lo sustain those are alrcndy (hen1 lormDri wrrp operating.sai-ismc- e it Prince Eihvaid Island. Through-] struck by a dcscoiidinj; shell. lu whole front iva.H gone, and all of tlia i Door j floors, excoyt I lie third floor at -.hitiK 'o arid a? if on the read to i Hie eilue of a precipice, was an old: vhiki enamel betl, a red coverlet, still Hinging to u. llrohcn Broli-! 'ii homes. Broken hearts. j We Ktopped at -Al.ilines (o look at the- i salhedral, which luul sustained con- J ildorablG damage ou the side Ihat cvi- In HriiHBGls 'we jdenLly had been in the line of 1'iro. .Aly j babies 10 Ihnir stand-; travelling comiianion looked at some i ing on cold street rcrncr.H, a I dlBconsolyte peasants standing centime for food. 'sVci visited tho dis- j ly by, and, seized n. gcncrorua iiu- i tribntlng stations, and the food j pulse, pulled out a handful of small1 sent over by kind-hearted Americans j roiiis and began handing thorn out. j handed out in all too-mcagrc ra-' InstniUly the place ivas in a turmoil. tioiis. They came In drones, IbcseJAs thougli by men, women and people, from al'i directions, and the children camo ruunins from every di- clatter of their sabots on the pave-irecliou. A man with money! They nientB was a sad accompaniment to crowded around him. fought lo get at sadder thoughts: none spoke, save to 1 him, and those who were nearest tore murmur a thankful "Merci. monsieur'" jai his hands 10 secure even the suiall- 33 each portion handed oal. j est coin. They wore frantic, mad, and In Holland I found thousands of j finally, lo protect himself, he ilung all men, women and children, refugees j the coins lie had leFt far frcin liim. from Belgium, liudilhsd in retaining The crowd pursued the centimes and j cam pa and on barges, .seine refined, Better Buy Four st prh hundred men. women and f. r UUI II Ull 111 CU iJILNI. U UL11 UllU .lent m how or a 3> wick the city and county system had been inaugurated, each 'district dcal- diiecLlv willi the heart ollicc at Ottawa. These eastern branches up to j Ihu middle oE January, had sent in I lo (he honorary treasurer of Ihe fund, _, tho Mon. T. White, about PollowiDE is fl rq.orl oi au adrircsH cd a record D! ihc past five months. 000 while ,ho lolal cash delivered in New Brunswick hv Mr. Mr. Ames on the work ol mnnl. llaU to about 5S50 000 H. B. Ames, JI. the Honorary the prime movers and the reasons ieaviilg ncl rcsuurCeH Secretary of the Canadian Fa trio ho "ll" Fund. The of Mr. comprehensive why a ccnLual organization- was-iie- [uuire lo illc evtcnL Ql si- Ames c-essarv so as Lo equalise the assist- Tlte fiorcral branches Lad xplana- ante given the soldiers dciiemlcnts. luither Seren hundred men. women and cliildi'ftn were houscrl in long, low building :it Dordrculu. A large factory iu Kozenrtaal held orer seven hundred. A camp oT tents in DorgL'ij cp Zoom lie-Id 3QQQ. The? bar- Ses 'were old iron lighters. There :ic heat, i-atcli-ia there wure neilher windows nor nnd the hoi'ls were miseralily 'liB'Herl by one kereoscne lamp each, and this single lainj) did dun 'lay and night. Wooden bunks in tiers had been gave a very conipreiiunaLvc aiitu L-U mu UL-IICIIUUIILS. fuithcr sums to lion as to liow the five million dol-'By the cml of 1914 the work of or- UOO which had hci'n deposited at ]ar Canadian Patriotic Fuiul for the in uespcrt- of National the C'lpital oj each province -H -1 co-i'l in Illfi stood rough- wives is bcinj raised anil in the main, complct- bs draivn upon wilh consent of the honorarj- trr-asiirer Ihc Na- uoldiers' wives is being raised and administered. His statements includ- ed. Provincial branches had tccu tional L'und. Fnrtheiir-ore, many com-, imittzes arc collecting un the instal- ment plan with a view to" having a regular anil continuous source ol icv- it is probable that bc-iorc the year oi 1915 comes to an end the present, receipts will have lieep doub- led. With reference lo the popular criti- cism that the fund is already too large and other demands are more board tables. When I was there the thermometer was stand- ing; several degrees below freezing yolnt, and thi; puople, particularly-the little children, suffered constantly from thf; clamp. There 'was no fire to dry their wet foei. Arrived in Antwerp, went to a hotel and hired what the inhabitant facetiouHly cull a Zeppelin parlor (a room on the tcii floor ol1 a lintel) pre- paratory to pushing the ulsht. On the way to Hie liote! a great 'iii ing, Mr. Ames said, "We never !six deep- of s11 !1Ses- stand- "F cndeavorcd to the slightest extent to divert inoneys that aie to other simiUiL organizations such as the flelfiian Relief Committee and in "one of the main streets 'waiting for the daily ration. It hart been snowing, and a few flnkea were still the nir. Where iJic ivonien stood tlie snow' had been trampled into slush. Some ot the poor creatures had shawla, some had not. iiost of them to "show that giving is Ellivered- -My companion called ray at- that a generous conjiiiunitv iriM help tetltion to one wore bedroom slip- tiic stingy coni'uunitv will pers- mubt have ljcen CDld do very little for any cood cause At aild weL IIer lirid a du11 the present time it is cabin'iile-l lliat' in5 !ook Tlle 'vnolc lil tho Red Cross Fund. sailing of cyeiy dol ....._......_. may receive. Uut experience- has tonu They are. de- ar which they hofrwecn nine and ten Lliousan-J sol- one of Ihe most miserable spectacles clicrs1 familiw in various peffls "of T liavt? evar witnessed. II rcnnmlod Canada are licing assistcil Fioin Iho cf the nread Line, Patriotic Fund. This involves n prcs_ jC-nlytneso wore ma cut 'expenditure of 5G.UOO per ila.y Ti blli; w'hosc husbands or ---1-- tho war continues am] successive con- tingiiiit.s nro called for, we may ex- ]iect this (Jcmanil to steadily had very rcccni'y been HlioL In desilli. We driKe from [o Brussels in s. trro-fiorse cuiTiaso, by a Tlitirc is danger n surplus Fa-r of nnimals dcnrcpit to for a call Tor renewed effort. At for army Make This Work Easier for Yourself YOU will find that Sunlight Soap is the best and handiest helper for wash- ing dishes you ever used. Try Sunlight, and the hardest part of dish-irashiiig will disappear. The work will be quicker done, too. Of .course, Sunlight is the beet all-round soap you can for dainty fabrics, and those woollen blankets you want to keep fresh and fleecy. Remember, it is kind lo tlie hands. BAR All gl'OCCTJ sell nnil rccommcml il Jh'ifl.OOO per mouth This sum sliorlly and probably Kiofl.OOO foi'e the end oi ilie yrar. The Xa-i il wns Our way lay along the ronila reach j "ucro the baulcs luid rufi per "e (iroiG niiii he escaped to the carriage. We drove I away and left them lighting among inciiiselves. His hands 'iverc literally I scratched and torn from ihe nails of the mob. 1 save him some peroxide in which ro bathe his cuts. We 'wondered irhat tvou'id Imve IjJijuiened had ive of- fered them food. In Brussels we visited one of the depots where food contributed by kind- hearted Americans is handed out lo Hie hungry people. Long before we reached it through back streets 'we no- _ tiecd a gradually lliickeniug a I ream of poor people, mostly women and uuildreu. ciirryiny pitchers, pots, pails, en the way lo the depot. As I have said, the sun wns shining. It was Sab- bath morning. Externally there was every incentive to be joyous. They were sad, without language even. A great number wore sabots and the clatter cf these on the stones rose ouder and louder as their number in- creased. It tvas symbolical of their jrtfwing need, of an ominously increaa- ng clamor on ihe door of the world's charity. When they reached rlic school house they formed in orderly lines and waited each for his or her turn. Is it necessary to gu Into detail con- cerning UiaL sad line of people, each with a heartfelt uttered as the food WQB received, each hurrying away- with a pitcher or pail ot soup under coat or shawl to keep in the warmth until the little ones at borne could partake of its abiding nur- ture? No one needs a recital of de- tails to realize the misery that lies behind it all, of the homes desolated, of the hearts hi-okon, of the grief that ill last through ihc years. Give them this day their daily bread. THEODOHK WATERS. BERLIN'S NAVAL JOKESMITH Uerlin, via newspa- jers of Berlin havr. begun the publics- "The exports of U-ailicr MotUm for the nionlii ol" NoviMiibrr anniiliiti-d Id A littli- rising I wo inillionB wns .solo leather and Iho baliinue upper Tli" for the winie months of hiBl year we'-" Nearly seven thncE as miicli loalher WHS I him iliirloa; the N'ovorabcp juet than only one year WHii ihe ordern that our tannere Imve now In hand, the nuxt tlu-ec monlhti will un eqaally Beaaattonaa export business. Such an extraordinary lis shelves becausa of ihe rot ton situation. But plious on American feet arn actually wearing OUL With Ihe coming of the year domestic demand in mire to revive, even in the South, and tvirli our own need ihe exjwi'l tall, prices of leather can hardly full lo advance! wilh ivsulting-cost. increases all the line. c, "While we are not in 'wilioots' with retailers and department Gloreii. and. do not even know flint iliey would welcome our calling tht. pnb- lic's attculion 10 pOBfiiiblliliefi. wo are moved to Bng- KKBI that If you are likely to need aboee la the near future, you would be displaying measurable thrift to lay them in [before [he prices go up. A government pipert hap been quoted within tlie last 34 houra predicting 50-ceut beef and ?IC If tbls "war continues Tor the, length of time ihat now eeeniH probable. surely abounttK that the leather Eituallon on which one of ?flew EnfilancVB greatest industries depends may before loug become Tlie supply of other things can bo regula-Ud' accordr ing to ihe demand (or them; tout leather, sx a by- product, ot the meal-raising industry, la not so easily adjusted, with the result that an extra consumption. like thai now entailed1 tby flic armies ot the worid ia very disarranging to price values everywhere. Incidentally inventors and designers should utilise iheir Ingenuity to t'ne limit in finding suitable lea- ther substitutes for the manlfolrt UBCB, In automobiles and furniture, to which the material now joes." Note tlmt exports of leather In 'November of 1914 were seven times ae large as a year prevtowi. While ihe war does not. hurt us, in ao as killing peoplu in this country is concerned, we will to pay escess prices for shoes. They are using- much leather on ihe other Bide of tho seas aud producing none LlirniBclves. This ivlli be refiected; in the shoe trade. Tbe more leather we ship out oE the country the more effect it lias, sympathetically, on prices. I We have a good stock at oldprices. Better buy now W. J. Nelson Co. The Foot. Toggery J North Sea on January 24, in wbich the German cruiser went down, as obtain- ed from the men who took port in the fight. With the exception the Blucher, the cruiser Seydlitz was the only Ger- man vessel to sustain any real injury, as the result oi' the two-hours' bom- mrdment of the British writes lerr von Gottbsrg. "The British were firing at an extreme range. They Kept, ai this distance in order to be prctecteil from the first ol" our second- ary batteries. Tbls probably is the not. found H "THE WHATH THE GODS" Ptfta 5TARLAND i MONDAY reason that the shell 'which struck the Seydlitz and the oflier which struck the. were vir- tually force. The blows ihey ere so weak that it has not ablllly refttond as this fire was extlniruJBhed. German squadron wae damaged so lit- tle thru the Admiral in command to dock a iin- liiid rugged, and as Ition :i series of arliclea on the I been necessaiT co rerrlHc'c tbe armor lo n funeral with the tional Conunitlcc will secure "0n..'Cfiijiclery a long way out. Indeed, "y so lung as the monthly- 'coutribu-1 C0lintr3' wns one Imue buryius ground coming in to the central fund between liiu r-iinei] w are keeping pace with outgo." I all ;ed vMlfiseslGenii-in nary am! ils activities, by Otto von a well-known Ger- man 'writer. It evidently is iiis jjur- poso to give eycwimess accounts of eiisageincnts at sea, t'cr in the first of Iiis he makes use of n. description of an engagement in the gravos, plates. shell which caused the fire ou the Seydlitz piorued the foundations oC a turret and detonated some ammuni- tion on board.. This caused a fire and loss of life on .Otherwise the Seydlitz was not damaged, and her gle ship. The Batching ol! tlie lilz took only a fw days." Continuing, the article glws addi- tional' detai'is of Ilia alleged alnbing of cue of the British cruisers, an inci- dent which has" uheen reported by of- ficers at several oH th% Ger- man fleet, AS well as by a German air- ship. "Too many qyea HKW the sink- ing of this writw TOR Gbttberg, "and too indfrldualH Jn different places rsporlad it to ad- mit possibility of an. error.1' reach men or the number to malic for tne nutlets, service may he even larger, [crops Icng gone to seed, and slicking We must, prepare for "P through the Houses tinuous help lo the .soldiers' ruins or partly in ruins, 'iviih the word "Bcwoond" foccniiicd) chalked upon the doors, tc warn the homeless f Hence the work of orga-r.ixins the j wayfarer that, no more coulrt be fakeu Cnnndinu Fund must con- 1 In-aomc of the ruins women could ents. Every part of Canada should share in carrying tho common.Uunlc-n. work until there is not a town, nl- liamlsl'. or rural district iu this entire Dominion which 1ms not been asked irhicd has not .responded to the call for help." The Ontario Government havc dis posed of worth of bonds in the United Slates. llaj.-G-en. Lcssard, inspector-general oi tlie eastern division, 'will inspect tomorrow NIC mobilized Montreal. Christy Matlu-wwiii wriUis tlmt tho i tcair., not the individual star, draws ami we'd like to compare his "r.rti'clr- ho (old SlcOratr (he last liniL1 lie wanted a snlary raiss, Anoilier house be seen grubbing in the debris, ou the cf finding 'some loat possession. We passed a wonmn trundling n iieavy bari'oiv. on whicli were part c[ a stove and some small kitchen uten- sils, She did not even look up as 'we passed her by. In orfe village we saw a house witli.a hcie made by a. shell in the second storey big enough to drive a. through. Two little glrle looked cut of this hole at us cur- louGly. Tliey were the only sign of life i about the place. At Ihe door cf an- other house, the stucco front oE which 1 was spoiled all over with bullet marks, j itood P. girl, probably fourteen jesirs old. Her pensant face was and her dress .was ragged. She wore sabots, 1ml. no atockinys, and it wna bccu BAKER'S COCOA Possesses All Three It is absolutely pure, conforming to all Pure Food Laws. It is of high quality, being made from choice cocoa beans, skilfully blended. Its flavor is delicious, because it is made without the use of chemicals, by a strictly mechanical process that per- fectly preserves the appetizing NATURAL flavor of high-class cocoa beans. MJfDE IN CANADA BY WALTER BAKER CO. Limited MONTREAL, CANADA ESTABLISHED 1760 DORCHESTER, MASS. Reeislered Trail c-Mark ;