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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 15, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta E FOUR *HE LETHBRIDGE'DAILV HERALD TtJESDAY, FEBRlfARY. 1 g iictbbtiboe 1l^eral^ Xetbbrit)oe, Hlbcrta bAILY AND WEEKLY Subscription Rates: Dally, dellvorod, per year ...... Dally, by mall, per year ........*3.oo �Vcokly, by mall, per yoar ......*1.00 TELEPHONES Business Office ............... 1252 Editorial Office ............... W. A. Buchanan John Torraneo Managing Dlroctor Business Mfcnagar �Your King and Country Need You Right Now Nine mines out of ten woultl be pmc-ticnlly compelloti to close down. After tiie recent coal slioftngo-"OxporleJico wo can linrdly concelva of the 'disaster such a situation would bring. \Vc must confess that our situation as to tile coal mioos Is not a pleasant one to contemplate, but before agitating for such a atop as the Albertan urges the colli facts should bo weighed. There may be a way round tho problem but it is a very dltlicult one to tackle. Pa ICKED UP IN ASSINGI--I FOR THE BUSY MAN K.x-lIttyor F. \V. Sound, is dead.' Harrison of Owen The Chinook seems to Frost pretty well chased berta. have Jack out of Al- The biggest relief afforded the Southern Alberta fanner by the Chinook Is that it brought a water sup. ply. Without doubt the winter water eupply is the most serious probleu) of the majority of our farmers today. ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR The British cruiser Arcthusa. which figured conspicuously in the naval battle ott Heligoland, has fallen a Victim to a mine oft the east coast of Eingland. It is believed ten lives svere lost. Activity on the western front has :fietted the Germans some success in the past tew days. The French ad-inlt the loss of a small portion of .their trenches. The French have : blown up a mine near Keuvllle. A small British defeat in Meso-jjtotamla is recorded. It is stated that i^ulgaria has offered to make a separate peace with the allies. A meeting of the citizens of Lon-;.don passed strong resolutions calling iupon the government to make the naval blockade of Germany more ; effective. Evidence that the Germans are gaining footholds in several republics 'Of the western hemisphere In. defiance :Ol the Slonroe Doctrine, is In the frhands of the committee on foreign �flrelatlons in the U. S. Senate. The United States government has Idecided to await developments of the jTeutona' latest announcement that Ithey win attack without warning arm pd merchantmen. Over .12,000 men have enlisted in the last throe months in the Toronto military district. Lieut.-Col. K. S. Uaxter, of Ca-1 vuRa, was stricken with enteric lev-, i Legislation will be introduced in the Ontario House involving the dcvclop-mcut of .luolher 100,001) horsepower at Niagara. 1). C. (.Janipbell, secretary of thej "Hob" Cook, the iiotoiious OranRC-Calgarv hoard cf trade, has been ap-l ville character, who made a sensation-pointed lieutenant in the 103rd bat- ai ,scapc from Wullinftton battalion talion. . while out in the country last week, - next day turned up at his old board- Kev. M. Kelly, pastor of Brantford ing-liousc on -Mice strrct, dcnumicd Good for ijou discharged from his regiment, to come out and manage his (arm during his absence. The saucy Arethusa appears to have fallen a victim to the fortunes - . ,______ of war. Few but remember the tricks I First Congrcgal'ioJiul church., has re- hi-s clothes, took ofli the khaki,' don-played by the Arethusa in tho battle ! �'vcd a call from Central Park Con- ned his civilian attire, and. denniled, of the night of Heligoland. She kept up nobly the traditions of the British , : grcsational church, Winnipeg. navy. From remark^ let drop by coal _ dealers in the west, the Herald is i  , , � , .V . .1. II, 4. �___i' cats, dogs and sea fowl m (n-r- quite sure that they will store coal; ^^^^ ^^^^.^ this summer, and will urge farmers; ^ business man who made a six to lay in a good supply early in the fall. Better to be sure than sorry next time. And It means a prosperous summer for the mining population of Southern Alberta. LETHBRIDGE WELCOMES [THE ODDFELLOWS iLetbbridge is glad to have the delegates of thfe Grand Lodge of Alberta and amUated organizations amon; us this week. They represent a Bteadlly. growing society which has done much to brighten social life in every part of the west. The Oddfellows' order is one of the strongest fraternal organizations in Canada, and in having their delegates here, meeting in annual session, Is an honor to the city. We trust their deliberations will be fruitful and that Lethbrldge In Its turn may again be chosen as their convention point. !.rrHE CASE OF B. J. FALLIS R. J. FalUs. for Peel, resign _ied his seat because it had come out .iin the-inyestigatiou by the Davidson :'cominission that FalUs had made '[j$1800 out of horses bought by him ' and resold to the remount commls-irplon for f5 to is per head advance. Fallis has been renominated and �:-(wilI contest the election. it i Will he be re-elected? takins the uniform with him. There was lu) chance to send word to the The kin.T has invested Lieul.-Col. i'"l'�'arti� sanship which should have no place in the affairs of the nation at any time, much less now. months' tour of that country. A heavy truck with ei.i?ht motors Sfliing a corpse consigned to. him for burial, to the medical college for dis.sccting for '$7.00, and later ac-eeptina; paynu'nt tor the fu(j_cral ex-pcusfs of this body, were tHe Rttjunds given for laying a charge of obtaiii-in.:; monev by 'false pretenses against .J. DcsJardines, of DesJardines Brothers, undertakers, in St. Bonitnco, slipped oft a fcfry and fiauk in the De-; jian: The charge,is laid bv a broth-troit Hiver, the loss totallin.g about, of the deceased, whose body SI,000.  � is said to have been sold. The Canadian Produce Association, The judge to hear the case against meeting in Belleville, adopted the; Sir Ro'dm'ond Uoblin and the accused motto : ".More farm products for the ex-ministers of Manitoba, will be Mr. motherland." .Justice Prcndergast. His lordship - will open the assizes on Fet. 20 and W. .1. Lowe, of Snelgrove was nom-i will deliver the adchress to tne grand inat�l by the Liberals of Peel loop- jury. Counsel for Sir Rodmond Rob-pose J. R. P^allis, ex-M.P.P., as can-; iin and the ex-ministers have not yet didate for the legislature. notilied Commissioner William Perkins as to when thev desire him to at Tor-! go to Chicago to take the eviden x9 of u ...:, produced "DISAVOWAL? DISAVOWAL? THERE IS NO SUCH WORD IN THE GERMAN TONGUE"-CartoonfroniN. Y. Sun. An enthusiastic galhering onto decided to form a branch of the' Shankiland, which will Anti-German League and called upon'before the jurv. the governn\cnt to dismiss all Teutons in the civil service. Word was received of the death of Ludwig M. Ruben, well known prcssario of Montreal and New York, at Camden, S.C., where he had gone in search of health. Miss Marie Mills, daughter of Herbert Mills, the Chicago "nickel-in-the-slot millionaire," married William McGrath,. a workman for the P.ay Consolidated Mining company. The couple will live m the mining camp at Havden. HOUSE COMMITTEES ARE APPOINTED FOR THE COMING YEAR If he Is he will stand vindicated ,'.|)ef(^t;e the people of Canada. If he victorious his constituents will ^^ave said to the Dominion of Cana-.�Ja that It is morally right for a man 'vin^any similar position to make easy .^xnoney out of wat contracts. II he is ij.AS-e^elected it will mean that Canadians v are quite content to allow the middle-i man his rake-oft even though the Do-! ;.m{iiion is bending every resource to �/cwJa'this war. f'l.'The Peel hye-eleotlon will be watch-'iBd'''With Interest. It will set a prece dent. ;v':.:' Ottawa, Feb. 12.-The committee of the house met for organization in the art rooms of the museum this morning. The following chairmen of the various committees were appointed: Railways, canals and telegraph lines -Richard Blaln of Peel. Banking and commerce-Sir Herbert Ames of St. Antoine, Montreal. Public accounts-W. S. Middleboro, North Orey. Marine and fisheries-Clarence Ja-mieson, Digby. Miscellaneous private bills-Col. Sam Sharpe, North Ontario. Privyegea and elections-W. B. Northrop, Kast Hastings. Standing orders-Dr. Paquet, L'ls-let. Debates of the house-J. D. Taylor, New Westminster. MINES"ARE DEPENDENT ON.-AUIEN ENEMY LABOR , TSe" "row Injjii^gary caused by the Tlotsln wh'lch soldiers took part, along with brave civilians who have yet to answer 'tlielr country's call, has stirred up ,the^ Calgary Albertan to urge that all alien enemies be In-temod In order that there may be no jirovooation for future raids. But, though the feeling which prompts the Albertan's suggestion is iuhdoubtedly sincere, the Herald wishes to point out that the situation which such a step would create In the mining camps would be serious. All .the.rolnes in this field have had more or l^Bs trouble keeping a suitable l^hor aupply during the winter. Many vEnglJBh-Bpeaking minors have enlist-�cdand the result is that probably 65 .per cent, of the men working In the 'Wines in this field are of Austrian, a-IHungarian or other alien enemy birth. Intern these men and what will jliappen? Kxpe'rienced miners are hard "C9 get at. any. time. The finglish-'�^>eftklng miner has gone to fight his ouiiitry's battles. Intern the alien cmy-Winers, and tho mines are de-i!}ed;.oi' all tholr oxperieuced men. Mines and minerals-Mr. Sheppard, Nanatmo. Agriculture and colonization-^J. A. Sexsmith, East Peterboro. Forests, waterways and water powers-Gerald Grabazcn, Pontiac. SEVERAL WESTERN APPOINT-' MENTS H.E.? Dewey, Grand Trunk rBtlway 1 commercial at New York, .has been appointed general eastern freight agent with office at 290 Broadway, New York, and his former position as commercial agent has been abolished. R.O. Ward's youngest daughter, a girl 14 years old, of Mortlach. Sask., diet^as'the result of burns received while heatins; gasoline on the kitchen stove atound which she was working. The can being upset, she was enveloped in llames, with the above result. Lieut. Roland Bazoley, Sussex regiment, killed in France, was a son of Ernest Bazolcy, of Ottcry, Saint Mary, and owned a farm in British Columbia. He went to .England with reinforcements of the Princess Pats and obtained a commission last March. Wm. H. Henderson, veteran of the famous Black Watch, aged 40 years, married, and a prosperous farmer near Rosebud, Alta., has joined the 137th battalion at Calgary. He has sent to England for his brother, whp Was wounded at Ypres and honorably DISCHARGED GERMAN Ottawa, Feb. 13.-Anguste Kastella,^ ,"'!superintendent of Dominion dredging, "'has been dismissed as the result of a departmental investigation. Some months ago his operations came under the suspicion of Hon. Robert Rogers, minister of public works, who suspended him and ordered an inquiry. "He has not been dismissed because of his nationality," saJd Mr. Rogers. "He was dismissed^ because his work was unsatisfactorj'. He has been under suspension for some NO DANGER OF INVASION Toronto, Feb. 13.-^Asked tonight if tliere was danger of an invasion of Canada at Niagara, General Logle, commanding the Toronto division, made the statement that the reported movements of troops wore unfounded, but that! precautions had been taken to deal ^ith any emergency. WAR STOPS .PORTLAND BANQUET Portland. Ore., Feb. 12.-Consular representatives of belllgoront countries in Portland have declined to sit together at a proposed international Washington's.birthday banquet which was to have been held in Portland. As a result the banquet, sponsored by the chamber of commerce, has been canceled. Thinks War Will be Ended by July New York, Feb. 13.-Edmphd Bristol, membor of the Canadian parliament (Toronto Center), returned Saturday on the While Star liner Adriatic very optimistic aS to the' final victory of the allies, and .predicted the end of the war in July; ' Mr. Bristol said there were l.asO,-000 British troops in France and 150,000 Canadians. In; .addi,ti(^n Ihorc are in Kngland 3,000,(100 liien' under arms, besides another liiillion recruits drilling. i "When I visited the Canadian forces in the trenches in western France,'' Mr. Bristol said, '11 found the ofliccrs and men in excellent health and spirits, and confident of going through the German lines when the combined concentrated drjve is made in tho spring. Brigadier-General Watson told me that they had smashed, the enemy lines twice, hut did not make a big gap. This time it is to be done on a hip scale. The general also told me that French's last words to him before ho went bac',{ to England were, 'Cheer up, general, you'll be sailing lor home at the end of July." " PUT CREAM IN NOSE AND STOP CATARRH Tells How To Open CTogged Nostrils and End Head-Colds. You feel fine In. a few moments. Your cold in head or catarrh will be gone. Your clogged nostrils will open. The air passages of your head will clear and you can breathe freely. No more dullness, headache, no hawking, snuffling, mucous discharges or do'ness; no struggling for breath at night. Tell your druggist you want a small bottle of Ely's Cream Balm. Apply a little "of this fragrant, antiseptic cream In your nostrils, let It pene-tr.ate through every air passage of the head; soothe and heal the swol len. Inflamed mucous membrane, and relief comes instantly. It Is just what every cold and catarrh sufferer needs. Don't stay stuff, ed-up and miserable. J. D. Hlgin botham & Co., Limited, Druggists.- Advertisement. Ottawa, Feb. 13.-A number of western appointments have been gazetted as followB: William N. Cortena.v, of Saskatoon, to be mechanical scale Inspector in the weights and jaeasures division of Saskatoon. T. C. Suttle, of Regina, to be mechanical scale inspector In tho weight and measure divigion of Hegins Samuel Harper, of Winnipeg, to be mechanical scale inspector In the weights and measures division of Winnipeg. George D. Fyfo, of Winnipeg, to be mechanical scale inspector in the weights and measures division of Cal gary. Francis Gilbert Richards, sheriff o� the county of Victoria, B.C., to be marshal In admiralty of the exchequer oourt for the British Columbia ad miralty district. TRAITOR ARABS DID SOME' DAMAGE TO BRITISH TROOPS I With Cash In the Bank You Can Buy to Advantage You know how everything costs more wheo you have to buy on credit. Why not practice self-denial for a while if necessary, open a Savings Account in the Union Bank of Canada, and with the money in hand, buy at Cash prices? The discounts will help to swell your bank balance, and you will have made a good start towards (Inanclal Independence. LETHBRIDGE BRANCH GRASSY LAKE BRANCH  G. R. TINNING, Manager H. E. SAND8> Acting Manager 1 .1 4k'1,^ '"f.'-S&.'.r London, Teb. 12.-The war office tonight made pQblic the following official communlqation: "A dispatch received regarding the operations In Mesopotamia reports that as a reB.uIt of an attack by Arabs, supposed to be friendly, on a recon-noltering party returning to Naseye from a reconnasance up to the Shat-tel Hal branch of tho TlgrlB river, the British suifered casualties aggregating 373, and the Arabs lost considerably, ov^r 300 men killed. "A small expedition illspatched .Ian.' 20, cumpletolv surprised the Arabs and destroyed four of thgir villages. The British suffered ouly six cii8.ual- THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., LL.D., D.C.L., Ptc.ldent lOHN AIRD, General Manager II. V. I', JONKS, Ain't General Manairer V. C, UROWN, Superlqtendent of Central Woiiern nraiirlio CAPITAL, $15,000,000 RESERVE FUND, $13,500,000^ SAVINGS BANK ACCOUNTS Interest at the current rate is allowed on all deposits ol' $1 and upwards. Careful attention Ls given to every account, Small accounts are welcomed. Accounts may be opened and operated by m.til. Accounts may be opened in the names of two or more persons, with-drawaJs to be m.odjs. any one of them or by the survivor. W68 Lethbridge |i:^i?ch " R. T. Brymner, Mgj^ AS ANNOUNCED, on February 21 next the newspaper carrier boys of tbis city will bandle tbe Herald on their own account, performing tbe delivery and making tbeir collections at tbe new rate of 10c per week. ^ In putting the iiew system into operatioii tlic Herald lias onilcavored to arraiig'e it so that a tiiiiiimum of incoii-A'enieiice will be imposed upoir tho snbscribers. It has also-been realized that sonic of the siiliscrihers will prefer to pay for a fieriod in advaiiee ratlier than have liie carriei' call every \ve(>k for tjiti 10 cents. This luis also been provided for and readers tlierefore, wlio do not (.-arc! to liav6 the carrier call every week, may hand iiim, say, 20c, 'K)c, 40c, 50c, or any sniii thati's convenicni. Our readers need have no inisgiAvings in jiaying tho ads ainonnts in advance as the Herakl wilhstand beiiind (he boys and be respoiisilihV for any payiiicnls madejo tliem We can't resist ]nitting' in a word for these bo.y.s'.' 'J)liey are; a hard-w'orking, indiist;rions bunch Ol' fellows and, their earnings in iiiaii.y eases mean a welcome, and by iio mean? insignilicant, addition (o the family income. Hundredii of men have had to depend largely upon their wages as Jiesvspaper carriers to get tlioir start in life. ' ^ Tlie Herald liiis arranged to substantially increase- jiraetically double--tho/earnii'igs of carriers and so platJe the boys on a basis where tlioy will receive the training aiuf discipline which will prove-of great benefit to them later on in life. In,this work (he lads' iiarenis are being aslied to co-opera1:e, and if our readers will extend a generous indulgence and siiow oonsideration lo the exigent of promjilly paying arrears in ntjcordance Avitli notice sent, and the boys on their .(irst call for the paper instalinent, it will'do much to encourage the lads. , LETHmUDGE ttEKALl) PKINTING CO., LIMITED. 12 ;