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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 24, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta SATtmn'AY. FEBRUARY 24, 1917 THE LETHRRIDGE DAILY HERALD IRTHCUFFE TELLS OF ARMY LEADERS Draws Pen Pictures of Entente Commanders in a-Book Describing Visits to Front WAl|�tf PRAISE FOR HAIG Baking Powder coats more than the ordinary Hinds. For economy, buy the one pound tlna. E.W.6ILLETT COMWNY LIMITED guns, ..the French. That the Belgians are.; well equlAptf with' great cannon; big ^howitzers, 7w> and machine guns, and: that every" gun has' a plentiful 'supply of sheila/: of every description, is abundantly Well known to Hans and , tfritz on the other aldo of the inundations and elsewhere along the Belgian j front." I, One of the l*ost interesting chapters in the book is that entitled "The Women Are Splendid." In this chapter. Lord Northcliffe tells how ably they have! taken the places of men in ! many occupations and prophesies that many will find a better and more useful life after the war through the economic revolution brought about by i their increased ability to earn their Loi*JNorthpliffe's latest book, "At the W&r,'S: juSt. issued, is a compilation :$t .hls;,-Varibus dispatches from the frt>iit, and contains many details of his1 "personal observations as well as word-pictu'rea, ot the various -Generals now in command of; the armies Of the Allies. - Lord Northcliffe dedicates the book to his mother, and an introductory rote says that "all profits from -the {and" ih"0 g0I! orations unborn. He was eale-of this book will bo given to/the iabout to bngln llls ,ightiy vigil." Joint War, Committee ot the British Red Cross'Society and the Order of ,St. John of Jerusalem in England." airmen, of whom all at the front are, seeing for himself. He took personal own Hving\ so pi-bud. (part in the direction of the final battle -......... "As we passed through the hall on for Gorizia, climbing the ghastly hill our way upstairs-'the door of the 0f podgora with the vigor of an Commander in Chief's room..- was 1 Alpini. j open. -We paused, .for, a moment-to j "Cadorna knows the size of the war watch him bending over the map onlas accurately as Joffro or Haig. He which, the vvhoie world-:is. gazing to-l)n)ows aI,ol,t things with which the day, the map bo is slowly and surely average soldier does not concern htm-altering for the benefit of civilization 6e]fi BUCii aB the effect of German propaganda in the United States and the � value of a countereffect over there that could be put forth by the Italians j What the Press Agents Say An Estimate of Joffre AT STARLAND Power and the patience to plan for1 resident in that country. He knows' An accomplished actress of queenly victory "summarized Lord Northcliffe's that tji0 battle of the Somroe is part beauty who has a play especially Sir Douglas Haig, the British Com-1 imt,reSRion of General Joffre at. the o( the battle of the Carso. He is a ad anted to display her charms and ----- -  - " * Northcliffe tlme"'of Lord Northcliffe's .visit to" t-�e. statesman,' too. as well as a soldier, talents, is the sunerb combination of THRIFT CAMPAIGN IS INAUGURATED IN SCHOOLS Yesterday afternoon at the various schools, the thrift campaign was launched in such a way that every child in the city is spreading the gospel of thrift today. In each schoo' the pupils were called together all be able to do this; you will all be able to take greater care than ever of every bit of food, and of your boots and clothes, your school books and your note books and pencils, and you will all be able to do your best to 3.30 and the thrift campaign togeth- j make them last as long as possible er with the war certificate's plan ! Because saving goods is Just as holp-was explained. President Marnoch, j ful as saving money. Always remem-of the Board of Trade, addressed . ber that we are all together behind the classes of Central school, stirring | the palisades and every one of us up much interest in the plan -where-; has his or her duty to do. And if you by the boys and girls may help to j can't gather up the $21.50, take care win the war. He said in part: | of the little nickles and dimes, and If you gave 88 cents to a Bank they | put theirf first in your money box; could only give you 94 cents at the and then, when you get a dollar to-end of three years; whereas, the , gether, put it in the bank, government of Canada would give i The speakers at the other schools you a whole dollar for every 86 cents, -wore: High school, Dr. Conybeare; if you have enough money to buy Fleetwood, D. H. Elton; Westminster one of these $21.50 certificates. And and Galfjraith, 3. R. Oliver; St. Bas-if you do this you will be able tr j i['s, Mayor Hardie. feci that you have actually sent some | A number of school pupils in Leth PAGE FIVB ^ r LEGAL NOTICES mander-in-Chief, Lord says, is "what is known north of the ^Tweed as a Fifer." "When history relates the story of commander of all the allied armies. 1 alKl ]j]te an Italians, happy to be in the Moroseo-Paramount nhotonlav, "The pride t*hd panoply of war have a]]innoe wjth us. "The Making of Maddalena," at Star- ....., _______, _____-, - . Kone evei if thev over existed," lie "o,le conviction one had in bidding land for the last time tnnlTht. The the great battles of the Somme," he gayg' ..A v!s|t to General Joffre, save farpweii to ' that determined-looking star of the story of a beautiful Italian that dollar into your money box and Bays, "It will tell how Sir Douglas, , t'i,, ,rei�erjcd of one or two order- itnIian Luigi Cadorna. was that model and a wealthy young American took it out at the end of three year; food and clothes and bullets to the boys at the front. If you will look at a dollar bill yov will find that the government har written upon it or printed upon it r promise to pay you $1.00 in exchange for that piece of paper. If you pur Haig/and - his staff had their head-; ]ies at y,e gate, is just an ordinary tll0UKh penial and fall of amusing an- is Edna Goodrich and the handsome quarters in a modest dwelling, part vjs thoughts of their country-; jy oneofthe servant's offices in the men throughout 'the empire. I liotel dav's of the' hotel where his C],let of the Australian contingent, bridge have already purchased certificates. 6h�The" Leader of the Australians i mTssed"when gone. "'TheVis" no"tIme! Not a" o� ^Ja\ be �*le t0 8f*, General Birdwood. Commander in in the life of a youth whi-h is more, �ne of these certificates, but you will | .....fraught with these periods of deep 0 CENT "CASGARETS" I LAXATIVE FOR LIVER AND BOWELS Don't Stay Constipated, Headachy, Bilious, With Breath Bad or Stomach Sour. "The head of this band of brothers,, neadnuar'ters are situated. described in a chapter entitled "Under denression than the tender age of 17 the Commander in Chief of an army | ,T|]G Genoralissimo arrives at his f)le gjx gtars.� � Therefore the* delicious humor of the ten times larger than that of the I bureau at 6.30 every morning, and at "General Birdwood  stands five feec scenes in the Famous Players adanta-great Duke, Is Sir Douglas Haig, well j ? he naa a conference with the six llln6 i,,hes, ha? not an ounce of spare" tion of Booth Tavkington's "Seven-known to his troops from the base ]eaalng officials of the General staff, fat on him ami is a man in hard train- teen" in which William Svlvanus Bax-to the front, though hardly known at I Grand Btat Maior, and his two-aids ln_Lord Northcliffe says. "He has ter, the age of the title,' solemnly pre- all to the masses of his feIlowrs,ub 1" - - - - - ----- ... - iects' at home "In theBe days of instant communication'by- teierdione, (olograph or wireless, a greater part of the life of the Commander in Chief is spent at his headquarters offices. Jn times of Stress, he rarely move's from them. Outwardly the life of Sir Douglas Ha!g..|ejem8 to be that of some great Scotch laird who chooses to direct his estates himself. A Picture of Haig "At exactly twenty-five minutes past 8 each morning Sir Douglas joins his Immediate staff at the .usual informal breakfast of English life> Though he has selected his staff, without fear or favor, from the best elements of the British armies that have been tried for two years in the-field, there is -somethWig indefinitely IBcottlshyin the atmosphere _ of, his j Generals, well in advance. The present system of flood forecasting is the result of about 10 years of well-sustained effort on the part of river forecasters to improve the warnings and to get a better grasp upon the problem. AT THE EMPRESS both generals and the thpee. other of- a BtroM|f ,,lt geMe vojce. tiTm mouth tor dfiath. cannot be ovej.esti fleers. At this conference a 11 the re- i?h a g,lght mustache; deep.set, pale mated. William is driven to he e ports and dispatches of the n.gbi are e ^ ahjl' a cropped head. He sore straits by the shattering of his gone through^nd diecWsed,^ or- ,^kS./fighter every inch of him. He romance with Lola Pratt who calm �:�3V\?n\n?^v^�$� of years ot;agW,.and has been en- ly elopes .with his hated rival aftT served at 11, and always consists of fl directly. 01. lmlirec'tly in the making an engagement to elone with the same menu of eggs and cutlets, ^es^.^. during most 'of hfs him! William is Jack Pickford and n wWcnn evVnce At 1 the General ^ U^.. Weats and' drinks little; Lola is Louise Huff in this Paramount other conference At 1 the Oonerat andaway,; at daylight in Winter picture, which is .the attraction at goes out till 4 He either, walks or and .before 6 hi Summer. He pushes, Starland, Monday and Tuesday drives, generally in the adjacent hjs headquarters as near the front as woods. j possible, knows many of his 'boys,' as "At 8.30 there is the third confer- he calls them, whn fought with bim ence, attended by the same peoule, in the Gallipoli Peninsula, bv their. - . and at '.) punctually, no matter what Christian names, and they believe in',,, P'ekens will delierht in happens, the General goes to bed. The him implicitly as he believes in them.' ?, . , 8 presentation of "The Right rest of the day he stays in his room "Birdwood. erect in pale, khaki coa* ;� Be. Happy, at the Empress theatre. poring over the maps. He remains with some -n"-- r>r ,.,i..n-tonight for the last time with Rupert'mates of cost and a detailed outline all the time at his Headquarters, save ribbons, cord riding breeches and rid- ll,lian. 'mp^onating Scrooge, the [ for a bill to carry it into effect, once a week, when he goes to the ing boots, is not a man'to loss a-mo- T"ty-hearted old "grouch" of "A | The main essentials of the plan front to inspect the troops or to see ment of time. General Birdwood is ^nrlstnias Carol." Tiny Tim will be are: One year of military training for ' - -' - ~t.T- thinL-. it there, and kindly Bob Cratchit will be all boys beginning with their nine- Washington, Feb. 23.-The war department made public today a synopsis of the army general staff universal service and training plan, which was also sent to congress with the esti No odds how bad ycir liver, stomach or bowels; how much your head aches, how miserable and uncomfortable you are from a cold, constipation, indigestion, biliousness and sluggish bowels-you can always get relief with Cascarets. Don't let your stomach, liver and bowels make you miserable. Take Cascarets tonight; put an end to the headache, biliousness, dizziness, nervousness, sick, sour, gassy stomach, bad cold, offensive breath and all other distress; cleanse your inside organs of all the bile, gases and constipated matter which is producing the misery. A 10-cent box means health, happiness and a clear head for- months. All druggists sell Cascarets. Don't forget the children-their little insidea'^ need a gentle cleansing, too.-Advert. table. I The Commander in Chief is of 'an. anciem Scottish family, born In the. kingdom of Fife, so that the �pear /of our 'British offensive .-is tipped', with what is considered to be more ..'adamant than the'granite of: Aberdeen.- - . 1 "Lithe and alert, Sir Douglas Is -known for his distinguished bearing and good looks.' Ho has blue eyes and an unusual facial angle, delicately-chiseled features." and a chin to be reckoned with. There is a characteristic movement of. the hands when-ex-plaining things. "Sir Douglas does not waste words. It is hot because he is silent or unsympathetic-it is because he uses words.- as he uses soldiers, sparingly, but always with method. When he is interested in his subject, as in talking on his gratitude to and ad-miratloji, of the new armies .and their ;one of those soldiers who thinks it 1-"CI"' "�� �>'"�'> ^�, ilnMn* that tl, m-r^,.a , the moving picture camera. AT~THE ORPHEUM Episode No. 13 of Peg of the Ring, to extend over a period of four years and one month alter training, and the second reserve duty for seven years. At the conclusion of service in the . , , , , . . , _, . .. . orsranized reserve the men would re-at Orpheum tonight left Peg and the ; T � f dut mU11 they reacb doctor in the hands of Marcus and his band of ruffians.. While trying to ly, and with no more gesture than a.trfl1fBn discipline. English Australians , . . - t H Scotsman, in-the rich accent of the wh0 wore arnonK them told me that WVl* *T**�"!T*TTJ^2 for Peg and the doctor that the circus Midi. when it comes to fighting, their dis- the age of 45. In case of war the reserves would be called out in their order, but further exemntioris of a temporary character would be granted to those who have become the sole support of des- . , ___________ ?bting. their dis- W� T*� in^vln? �t�te dependents after training had "Joffre has emerged as one of the cir,,ine is aa ri^Wv nil ito civil branches of federal or officersl', or. is testifying to the stub-1German prisoner captured knows the;(aeil. officers implicitly from the mo- ^ ^ "ar^i�f� ^ nier^t wistate governments are indispensable born bravery.of." the German machine-1 name and fame of ."Shpffor.'r Often  ment serious business . begins, and gunners, it is not difficult to discern m years back, discussing,the war that {bejr relations with the imperial -offi- . home, as it is very-late at night by this-time: The next morning old Dr. from his accent-that he is what is | was to come, we had-whispered, 'Yes, cer8 are perfect. The fact that the m, t ,md to L to known north of the Tweed as a Fifer.,but will the French produce a man?' VOung English schoolboys and slight* Sd 1JSim'�� h�^uTt^^��^HVm� A Fifer is one of the many types that! One basic fact, in this matter is that older lads who man the aeroplanes , , ^e " ' lff aH  XT v,}� have helped to b,uild up the empire, j the French have thrown up not one have driven the snying German aero- 01 nl-s wue, anu aa sne nxes nis Z''mm the Vkv sreatlv reoiteea taught he slyly watche, her out of planes fiom tne sKy greatly reoueea thecorner ot his eYe, when the doc- and is probably the/b,est of all for|man> bnt several dealing with the Prussian. "'How, is he bt "While I was with the little family-imp mo t, "p4'i5�"*vt .i'.X Llloul' party at headquarters there came; that Generii Toffm \� Vi,�-hn,f , p' In *� "''a comment on the tor sees-his wife trying to poison him Bews that was good, and some that the wtle nf vlti,T \Ltl . , Australian discipline, is the comment l^is-the last straw-. With a terrific was not so good. Neither affected j wnI, a1a cheerful Todav i� t� ln the ")!apter e"^]oA "A Civilian's " -----------"J -...... the Commander in Chief's attitude ] ZiCst of the co ossal -eri%' ofLntt IlP"ression of the War." toward the war, nor the day's work, i^ftt has lasted fof monthr tL he�,l i "GeTans we naturally, so far as in the. least degree whatever. There .' of the ^ Prussians ard Bavariaiis are con- are all sorts of minor-criticisms 01,^.^^^ extremely-cruel." he says. - the Commander in Chief at home,! souire in SowT iood old ^lavT ^ "Gorman . non-commissioned officers shop will also be shown, mainly because''the majority of the I ,,1 ^ST �f v�!f0 Iy to P*r T7 attention to their men, people know nothing about him. He * " " >'- effort he gets out of bed and starts to strangle his wife. But he has overestimated his strength. The exertion proves too much and he . fallB over dead. Charlie Chaplin- in The Pawn- years ago, when 'men rode to hounds treat their private soldiers with a bul-i " RIVER AND FLOOD SERVICE a couple of days a week." (lying savagery that' is astonishing,- Flood waters caused the loss of Describes the Italian Commander !an(t officer prisoners decline absolute- nearly $21,000,000 in theUnited States General Cadorna, Commander in_ ly to pay any.atention to their mem. in lOio, according,to,compilations in Chief of the Italian" armies, reminded even wll0n tbev have been wounded, the report of the Chief of the United Lord North�V ' PHONE�.4mpJ.W--KW% baawMBMBHM � ''''Mm ,� "V-3'V ;