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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 25, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta ! iiiil'i ' if- THE ILETHPRIDGE DAILY .HERALD THUftSDAY, FEBRUARY 25,1915 letbbribge iDevalb Xctbbri&ge, Hlberta - pertinent questions are being asked anent the recent imbroglio. Why did the city get all the undesirable publicity, and why did the newspapers publish it so freely? That's one poser. The Herald published all the facta of the financial trouble so nearly as we could get them because we believed it was time the people were being' jarred out of their sense of false security. The school board and the city have been spending faster than the ability of the ratepayers to pay, and only a rude jolt served up �without frills would wake the people up to the fact. Let the people outside Lethtiridge tlilnk what they may, our financial situation is one hundred per cent, more secure because �we .know what we face. Over-ei-?iendlture got a black eye from the undesirable publicity if you wish to call It such. Poser No. 2: Did the commission-era merely stumble on the solution accorded, or did they allow the school iboard to butt its head up against a stone wall, knowing all the time that the city could raise the money? The Herald is not asking the question, it has been asked the Herald by more than one interested ratepayer, and if there has .been any undesirable publicity, the commiBsion-ers are .blamed. The "solution" after, all was not such a profound piece of financial finesse as to dispel the idea that the commissioners displayed more or less indifference to the predicament of the school board, and the question is natural. Probably the commissioners felt that they would ibe doing Lethbridge a good turn .by bringing the school board up sharp, and giving thein closer acquaintance with the world's money markets that In times to come the board will not ask: "How much will �we spend this year?" but "How much can we save? How much can the ratepayers really aro.rd?" In ^ny case there is just cri' :!sm of the IS/ck of team play between the city council and the school board over matters of finance, and the rats';ayprs will be just as well ploBs-sd if !t} fnUire they can adjust their differences with less of a fuss. Both are spending the people's money and the people have a right to some cbnsideratlon. It' the people have been the victims of undesirable pubr llcHy ragardlag Lethbridge the H-er-ald fepKeveB they aiay quite safely lay the blame to the lack of under-fitkndlng between the council and the JKhool 'board ever money matters. Winnipeg has discharged 38 of its civic employees. Arthur Danham was killed by a falling tree on the farm of George Richardson, near Lowville, Ont. Dr. Francis Marr. a practitioner ai Rldgetown, Ont., since 1871, is dead, aged 73, Frederick Knell, one of Berlin's (Ont.) pioneer nianufacturers, is dead, aged 75. The London and Western Ontario campaign for $2500 for a motor ambulance for the Canadian Red Cross has been fully subscribed. Richard Butler, a prominent Inger-soll citizen and pioneer of Oxford county, died in his eightieth year. Moose Jaw sanctioned the loan of $1370 to 19 applicants for this special assistance to property-holders. Saskatoon Garment Manufacturing Co. has turned busy on a big war order for shirts. Daniel h. McLeod of Goderich was accidentally killed when a chain slipped and struck him. Harrj- Sutton, a former constable on the Regina police force, is reported killed at the front. George H. Hadskis, Winnipeg tax collector for the past 30 years, is dead, aged 67. Fourteen thousand bushels of wheat, representing approximately $19,000, was destroyed by fire at Ralph, Sask. Saskatoon discovered that none of its unemployed are willing to go to farm work, so relief to single men is curtailed. The municipal elections at Russia, Sask., were such a fiasco that the former council is to serve for this year. Regina asks the Dominion government to deport some of the regular unemployed using the poor shelters of the v-ity. A. Eeller of Medicine Hat, who was caught burglarizing, pleaded guilty in the police court, and will receiVe sentence later. Prof. George S. Stevenson, associate professor of English at the University of Toronto, died Tuesday after a brief illness, from pneumonia. Rev. Martin J. Wilson, B.A., of Mil-ten, has been invited to succeed Rev. David A. Jfoir, B.D., as pastor of Emerald Street Methodist church, HamK-ton, Ont. iMlss N. L. McMillan of Montreal was instantly killed by a Grand Trunk train while watching a C.P.H. train pull out of the station. Miss Hattie Reeves, a stenographer, 4nd Mrs. Mary Clark were shot and killed by H. E. Craig, in Miss Reeves' apartment in Ne'wark, N.J. Craig has a bullet in his body and may recover. John Dillon, Srd contingent recruit, was sent to Central Prison for' one year for theft of clothing at Napanee. He was seeking to desert, discarding his military clothing. J. T. .Laidiaw of Cranbrook in the current issue of the British Columbia Gazette is authorized to act as a British Columbia land surveyor from January 1, 1915. A section of the Pacific Great Eastern Rail^n'ay, consisting of 120 miles from Vancouver to Liliooet, on the west side of the Caribou country, has Just been opened to passenger traffic. Nick Hnatiuk, an Austrian, of Fort Francis, Ont, crazed with jealousy of his wife, fired three shots at her, which did not take effect. Thinking he had klKed her Hnatiuk shot himself and died in a tew hours. Mrs. Peter Crerar of Hamilton, Ont., who is prominently identified with the Daughters of the Empire, has been honored by his Majesty the King with the Order of Lady of Grace of the Hospital Order of St. John of Jerusalem, in recognition of her work In fighting the white plague. THE BATTLEGROUND IN GALACIA The left wing of the Russians in Bukowina has withdi-awu 70 or SO miles and is now nearing the Dnelster Riv^r. The Austrlans have captured ,Nadworna and Kolomea. Very heavy fighting is progressing along the -n-est half of the line and the Russians here are more than holding their own. ,f?ypm .ML/IWA 'MVJ'yNiEr- "Q/TF?OtEKA ClECHAtiOW, RUSSIAN ARMY EVACUATING EAST PRUSSIA Owing to the enemy being heavily reinforced, the Russians troops have been ordered to evacuate the Mazuriau Lake district. The figures indi-cate-((l) German drive in direction of WilkewyszUI; (2) German advance toward Lyck; (3) Russians withdrawing towards OstroJeks; ('4) heavy fighting near Serpez. The positions held on February 1 are compared to those he'id according to recent Russian reports. With the aid of river barriers, the Russians held positions between Plock and the Dukla Pass and try to straighten out the battle line by advancing their right and left wings. They steadily progressed till they have reached the lines ticked on the diagram. This compelled" the Germans to heavily reiviforce on the north and south. The heavy black line on the. map is the line now held by the Russians. THERE PEACE PM IN F BEFORE FIOOS BmiE OF CE E Paris.-Certain French newspapers today reprint with the consent of the government censors an article published in the Democrate de Delemont stating that previous to the battle of the Marne a party existed in France which was ready to sign a peace, at the same time ceding to Germany the towns of Briey and Nancy, F'rench MAKE YOUR WILL And Appoint The Boyal Trust Co. Executor Whether one's estate Is large or email, it Is an Incumbent duty to make a WILL, and it can be changed as often as the circumstances require. The time to make a WTLL is when one Is in the prime of health, and when the Important duty can be performed w^lth, a clear brain and broad �vision. HEAD OFFICE ; 1 MONTREAL G. H. Harmaii, MANAGER BANK OF MONTREAL AGENT IN LETHRIDGE Lorraine, the Island of Madagascar, and the protectorate of Morocco, as well as paying on indemnity. The article continues: : "General Jcffre, the French commander-in-chief; President Raymond Polncare, and most of the Cabinet ministers were opposed to the plan, but the situation became so tense as to necessitate the resignation of Ad-olphe JlesBimy as Minister of War, and the formation of a ministry of national defence. "After the battle of the Marne Germany proposed peace through ex-Pre-mler Joseph Caillaux, offering to give up the provinces of Alsace and Lorraine ,wllh the exception of Strass-burg, receiving in exchange a small zone of the North Sea coast, extending jfrom Calais to Dunkirk. France, in addition, was to acknowledge the annexation of Belgium by Germany. "The ana'iver to this proposal was the signing of a convention by the Allies to make no separate peace. After i this M. Caillaux was appointed to an ' important position in the pay corps, ; but later was relieved of this post and sent on a mission to Brazil." Uolfe's Aromatic Schiedam (HOUANDt ailO Kor shirpcnins th� appetite and stimutat-ing the digestive organs you will find nothing to equal Wolfe's Schnapps. Take it ai a "toddy" with hot water, sugar and lemon and a winegUssfuI of Wolfe's. Yov villi find Wolfe's Schn�pps the greatest tbnlc encTgiser for the vital organs. ^ OH�l��Ut at all HtUls anJ SuaUSltm, Dittributors. HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY Arrow KotcA COLLAR. 2 for 25 eentt 0 to i)0 motras from those pf tho 'Boches,' and with glasses it wnS easy to read the placard. In thq evening I was on patrol with three good fellows at my half section, and W'p crawled towards the Qerman lines till 'wo wore within 25 metres or so; and wo hid ourselvos in a big hole made by a shell.- "1 said to my men: '1 have given you socks, gloves, cigarettes and othnr things. You know whcro they came from-they were sent from England, [ want to see no more of that placard. Let us do awny with IL Wo have our anna; let us put some shots through and destroy It.' The thiUg was done. I gave the order to fire, and in three minutes on'.y sorafe shreds of the stuff remniuKil. The worst of it was that our fire provoked a terrible fusilndo aloug the whole length of tho line. Wo dropped into the shell hole and waited till the firing iiad tinished-about half an hour; then we regained our own trenches. My lieutenant greeted mo with: 'So it was you who started that tusiladeT And when I said 'Yes,' ho asked iwhat for? I explained that I was half English, having married an Englishwoman, and added that I wanted to see no more of a placard which referred to that nation in such terms. He 'chipped' me for a bit, but when we were relieved the story was told to thi> captain, who passed 11 on to the colonel. "The end of it all 'was a promise of my stripes as under lieutenant." In a Neuchatel (Swiss) paper, quoted in the Journal des Debats, the following appears over the signature of Dr. Vouga: "This is an instance which, if necessary, I can swear to. Being at Bes-ancon, I saw in one of the wards of the hospital of SL Jaoaues, a little French soldier of 22, who attracted my attention owing to the curious bandaging of his head." (The doctor goes on to give a detailed account, too long and too horrible to quote here, of the Injuries received In the head and face by the victim after he had been ren- Suffer From Piles no matter how long or how badX- go to your druggist today anid get a 50 cent box of Pyramid Pile Remedy, It will give quick relief, and a single box often cures. A trial package mailed free in-plain wrapper if you send us coupon bolow. FREE SAMPLE COUPON PYRAMID DRUG COMPANY I 518 Pyramid Bldg. Marshall, Mich.-Kindly send me a Free samplp of Pyramid Pile Remedy in plain wrapper. Name ..................... I Stroot ...................... j City ............State....... dered unable to move by a wound in tho tlilKli. The,so were effected by the, butt.-end.s of the, guns of a regiment hailinjc fvun llnrinn. lu the same action 31 comrades) of tho Infantryman were picked uu. each with a bullet in the head over and above tho wounds which had laid them low.) "As I left," adds the doctor. I said to the little mnrlyi-Rd sc.dier, "You must hate tho brigands'?" "No, sir," said he, "wo mustn't be hard on them, they belong to a different race from us." HOG CHOLERA RAMPANT Ottawa, Out., Fob. 24.-An outbreak of hog cholera In all twts of the Dominion, except tho eastern provinces, is reported by the Department of Agriculture. It is believed to be due to the high cost of feed, which has caused the feeding of garmage to hogs. Warnings to desist from this practice have been issued by Dr. Torrance, veterinary dlreclor-general. Already thousands of hogs have been slaughtered. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE CAPITAL, $15,000,000 REST, $13,500,000 MONEY ORDERS Issited by The Canadian Bank of Commerce, are a safe, convenient and inex5>ensive method of rviaitimg small sums of money. These Orders, payable without chtirge at auy bat k in Can.tda (except in the Yukon Territory) Hud in the priucipal cities of the United States, are is^uud at the following rates : $5 and under ... 3 cent* Over 5 and not exceeding $10  6 " " 10 " " 30 . I� " � 39 " " 50 . 15 " REMITTANCES ABROAD efaonta be Made by means of our SPECIAL FOREIGN DRAFTS �a4 MONEV OftOSRS. Jesaed without delay at teawaablc ta.teu S28 * ___ _ Lethbridge Branch--R. T. Brymner, Mgr. WHERE CANADIANS WERE KILLED Map showing location of Bu'Chy and .S'antes where two members of the flrst Canadian contingent were killed In accident. An Important AUCTION SALE Of Superior High-Class Household Furniture Will be held at the residence of D. L. Kimball Esq., at 1224 6th Ave. A S. Lethbridge, on Tomorrow, Fri COMMENCING AT 10.30 A. M. PROMPT The Auctioneer wishes to call the attention of the Public of Leth-hriclge and District to this important sale. Anyone wishing to secure High Class Eurniture or any Household Effects should iiiake a special point to attend. .The following are onl_y a few of the more important items: ............ One Gas Range. Gerhard-Helntzman Upright Grand Piano, in excellent condition. A quantity of very handsome quarter tut Oak Rockers, upholstered in split Russian leather. One Solid Oak Library Table. One handsome Mahogany China Cabinet, Two genuine Wilton Rugs 9x12 (one Oriental design.) Eight or Ten other High Class Rugs. One quarter cut oak Hall Stand with French Plate Bevelled Mirror. Complete Dining Set of Quarter Cut Oak Including Extension Table and Chairs; Table pedestal design. One handsome Buffet, latest design with heavy French plate Mirror to match. One all oak pedestal Jardiniere Stand. Elegant set of Limoges China Dishes and all other ordinary China, Silverware, etc. One Solid Mahcnany Dresser, French design. One Solid Mahcfany Dresner, latest design. Two Quarter Cut Oak Dressers, One Lady's Srcretaire with chair to match In Solid Quarter Cut Oak. Handsomely Carved Oak Rocker and Straight Chair and Oak Occasional Table to match. One Mission Oak Lounge, upholstered in Russian Leather, One Mission Oak Bookcase, One Mission Oak Folding Card Table. Brass Hfldis complete with Box Springs and. Os- termoor Mattresses. .......... Three or Four Iron Beds complete with .Springs and Mattresses. ............ One Drop Head Singer Sewing Machine, . One Rehiington Pump Gun, .12 guage,-nearly new. One Remington .22 Rifle, nearly new. One genuine old Violin, excellent tone. , One Mission Oak Library Table, One very handsome Brass Electric Lamp with Painted Silk Panels, One Electric Lamp with Hand Painted China top. All Electrical Fixtures and a number of Tungsten Lights, One new Lawn Mower, One complete set of Balzac's Works in 28 volumes One compieto set of "History 'of the World" In 12 Volumes (Morocco binding) new.' "Americana," complete 15 volumes, Mdrijcoo bind- ing. Pictures, China, GlacB, large assortment of Kitph-en Utensils, Cooking Utensils, etc. Quantity of Bed Sheets, etc. Including Table Linen, Quantity of Stuffed Birds. � A Prompt Attendance Respectiully Requested Frank Waddington, Auctioneer, Terms, Cash ;