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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 25, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE fciiirHBRID^GE DAILY ' HER ALD THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 191G aLetbbriDoc Hlberta OAIUY AND WEEKLY Subscription Ra are .ifraid of free wheat, wanting to keep fholr good market nil to thwn.ielvos. Tho feeling is so strong on the point that If a Republican president Is elected ne.\t fall the cla.uso is practically as good as repealed, while there Is a possibility that President Wilson will make votes for himself in the border states by having the clause repealed before the olaction rolls round. If the clause is repealed, the free wheat issue in Canada will be a dead letter, arid the government at Ottawa will feci secure on that point. The farmers of the west may as well realize that they will never get free wheat with the Borden government in power. They must now trj-some other tack. SPEECH FROM THRONE FORECASTS LEGISLATION No new legislation, which had not before been hinted at, was revealed THE SITUATION BETWEEN U. S. AND GERMANY - Von Bemstorff, the German ambassador to the United States, ought to be in fear and trembling these days. He is in danger of being kicked bodily out Washington's front door. His presence is obno.xious to Uncle Sam. And no wonder. In seauon and out of season Von Bemstorff has been propagating a policy throughout the United States against file allies. He has endeavored at every turn of the wheel to cause trouble for Uncle Sam by fomenting trouble which would bring the allies into conflict with the U. 3. He has been behind every Te.uton plot. Including bomb outrages, dynamiting of bridges, etc., that have kept the U. S. department of justice busy for the past sis months. Proof of this was found in the papers of Von Papen, confiscated by the British, showing that Von Bemstorff had paid over the money from the German embassy treasury to A'on Papen, who paid it over to tools like Von Horn and others. S,uch action Is far from what the United States had a right to expect from an ambassador representing one of the leading powers of Europe. But to show how it was regarded in Ger-m'any, witness the action of the Kai-. ser in .decorating Von Papen on his return. By this action the German emperor put the stamp of approval in the speech from the throne deliver-1 ^n Bemstorfi s trickmess hence ed yesterday afternoon by Lieutenant further estrangement which has Governor Brett, His Majesty's ,ew ^e^n heaped up on top of the stramed relations resulting from the German Catarrh of the Stomach Pleasant, Simple, but Safe Effectual Remedy for It. and TRIAL PACKAGE MAILED FREE. Catarrh of tho stomach ia considered practically incurable. Tho symptoms are n bloating sensation after eating, accompanied sometimeH with sour or water risings, formation ot gases, causing pressure on heart and lungs and difficult breathing, headaches, fickle appetite, nervousness and general played-out feeling. r)lCKED IIP IN*? AssiNGnrri FOR THE BUSY MAN , "Gee, I Can Hardly Walt for this rich Soup to cod. And to Think That I Wouldn't Have Dar^d Eat It Before I Began Using Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets." Most druggists know' that Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets have relieved more people of catarrh of the stomach, indigestion, heartburn', and rundown condition gqnSrally than all the patent medicines and dpctors' prescriptions. Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets Is the simplest and most convenient rem-, edy for indigestioii; catarrh ot the! stomach, billousnesit, sour stomach, j heartburn and bloating after meals. Get a .50c bos from your druggist or send coupon beiow today for a free trial package. | FREE TRIAL COUPON F. A. Stuart Co.,. 222' Stuart Building, Marshall, Mlch-t send me at once a free trial package of Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets. Name ...... ...... ...... ..... Street................. ...... City .......... State........... reproseptatire in this province, at the opening of the provincial legislature. The equal suffrage bill, and the bill incorporating the demands toward prohibition contained in the referen-diiin last July, will be the main pieces of legislation to be dealt with. A number of bills or amendments suggested by the United Fanners will likely come up, but none of these are �considered to be of a contentious nature, and unless something important develops, the session should conclude its labors in four or Ave" weeks. 'One paragraph of the speech from the throne deserves more than passing mention: "The public accounts .lor the last fiscal year will be laid before you, as well as the estimates for the amounts required for expenditure during the .coming year, all pre-ipared with due regard to economy and the retinirements of the public pervice." Tl\e Herald bopes that this will be carried, out In very deed. The cities of the province have set a good ex-iimple by economizing in their e.x-pendlturea, and the people- of the province Tfould be well pleased it the government -wodld follow suit. It is t.pue- that -the. Ottawa government showed little evidence of a desire to economize in current expenditures, Imt the'iEdmontoh govemipent'would jdo Ti;en�to;^do as husihess concerns itave- doine^reduce their expenditure for current expenses to the minimum, it is a war measure and aa such it will be hailed by ^he people. submarine policy. As showing the general ^^ew of the mass ot United Statesians toward the German propaganda in that country, the following from the Buffalo News is interesting: Kaiser Wilhelm has been pleased to confer the order of the red eagle on Captain Franz von Papen, recalled German  military attachc to the United States."- So reads a Swiss dispatch. We expected this. Captain Franz von Pa-pen's deeds demanded a decoration. His work merited a reward. His devotion deserved recognition. All true .Americans will be pleased at this act of the kaiser's. It has cleared the air. By having pinned the decoration upon the breast of Von Papen the kaiser has put his sign manual to that ofllcial's acts and we know the captain as one ot the Ger; man soveirclgn's trusties. 'We are thankful to him for placing an ofliclal tag on our whilom friend and labeling him "tho goods." We now know w'hat is Von Papen's quality, his locus standi, his position In the councils. We do not begrudge Captain Franz von Papen his decoration. We wish him Joy of his "red eagle," so fitting and so symbolical a decoration. Liberals Desert Norris Govt, on Bi'Lingualism Winnipca. Feb. 23.-Passionate op position to the repeal ol the bilingual clause in the public schools' act was expressed by the French-Canadian members of the legislature today,' when lion. R. S. Thornton, minister-of education, moved the second rcad-i ins of the repealing bill. Albert Pre-i fontaine, leader of the opposition, de-' clared the Krencb-speaking citizens of Manitoba will never .submit to the extinction of their ppivilegcs, and hinted that use \t'iU be made oi a. clause in the ^Manitoba act providing; for an appeal to parliament against \ acts of the legislature aftccting reli-; gious or linguistic tights, P, A. Tal-j hot (La Verandrj't), who was elected! as a supporter of the govetjjment. re-: pudiatcd his party. He.(Jenounced the policy of the administration as a cowardly attack on a weak minoritv.' J. P. Dumas, T..iberal member for St.' Boniface, moved the adjournment of debate, indicating that tie, too, will quit the Liberal party on account ot his opposition to the liiU. ANOTHER AMERICAN LE'GION Major Potts of the 97th battalion AmeHcan Legion, has received tn-Btructlons to commence recruiting for another battalion. This will be known as the 211th. It will be recruited in Alberta and British Columbia. --- : FREE WHEAT ONCE MORE DEFEATED. Had there been a vote.on the ques-tJon of free wheat last fall wheji Hon. Bob Rogers confessed an open mind on the subject, there Is J.uat a chance that the measure would ^have passed. But six months have_ gone by; open minds haye closed like clams; partj Interests are supreme. The result of the vote on the llirrift resolution was a foregone conclusion from the time the house opened six weeks ago. Last fail, when the west was harvesting the greatest crop in its history, when congestion faced the grain fhlppera on every hand, certain members ot the government exhibited a laudable concern about conditions and admitted that it might be we)l if Canadian wheat could find an outlet . SUwough.ths United Statea,.. But.alnce ACTRESS WAR WIPOW The Hon. Mrs. Henry Lyndhurat Bruce, formerly CaniUle Clifford, of the American stage, whose h,tiBband a captain iw tho Royal Scots, was killed under a flag of truce at Ypres. Mr. A. K. Isaacs ot Lelhbrldgo hns been spending a few days in the city in the interests of the Klk Lodge. - Medicine Hat News. While .under .lh� .Influence of liquor a man, aged abaiit thirty years, /ell from a moving sTroet car in Toronto, sustaining a fracture of tho skull.' .Joseph Bonhonniie, who asanultetl. Editor Omer Oliaput In the office of Lo Temps In.coiinection; wltlu tho''bilingual dispute, was fined J20 In the Ottawa police court. Both man and battalion are honored in the appointment of Kev. Ronald Macleod, pastor ot St. Paul's Presbyterian church of Ingeraoll, as chaplain ot the 16Sth battalion. -- After a rather brief Illness, one ot the oldest residents of Colborn.e township, adjacent to Goderich, passed away in the person of Anthony Allan, at the age ot 83 years. The E^-enlng Chronicle, Liberal, and the Daily News, Conservative, newspapers published In Port Arthur, will appear as one paper today under.the name of tho Dally News-Chronlcle, It will be Independent in politics, Capt. Dr. Oscar Cannon. Stratford, has been promoted from the,post ot deputy director of medical service of the flrst military district to that of director-general of medical service for the Dominion. Harry M. Field, a former Toronto musician who was interned In Germany, says the treatment of allied prisoners is such that many are driven insane or to suicide. London board of trade decided to ask the city council to plaqe two mills in the estimates for 1016 to raise money for local patriotic purposes. Lieut. T. C. Walker of Calgary, who went to the tront with tho Princess Patricias, Is missing, and believed to have been killed in action. He was nineteen when he enlisted. Privates McDonald and Duffy, ot ;th6 59th battalion, Brockvllle, are serving tour and three months respectively in tho county jail tor overstaying leave of absence. Private Brocktop, Woodstock, received from the provincial secretary oiiicial notification of his appointment to the position of turnkey of Oxford county jail at a aaJai^- ot ?900 a year. The new^ turnkey was one of the first men to enlist in Woodstock when the call came tor men. The Sprague Lumber Co., now In ll(luldation, owes the city of Winnipeg $22,000' tor ta-xes and ?15,000 for streets opened .up in the 'company's yards, 'flie council is to decide whether the city should retain the titles to the streets and lanes or take chances like ordinary creditors on collecting their money. Announcement has been made olll-cially in London that during the flrst four months ot operation ot the government's air raid Insurance plan more than 1,100,000 policies were written. Ot these 22 pef cent, cover damages which may be sustained from bombardment or attacks by aircraft. The remainder cover aircraft risks only. Saying to his wife that everj-tliing would be hers shortly, Augjist Zitlow, of Kaukana, Wis., aged .55, walked out of the bedroom, placed a dynamite cartridge in his mouth, lighted the fuse, and in the presence ot his wife, blow the tront part of his faca oft, dying instantly.' Domestic troubles are said to have led him to the act. Plans have been submitted to the Winnipeg city council by the T, Ea- Preparedness against sickness is the big, important thing to fighting soldiers. A sick soldier' cannot work with vigor any more than you can work with energy when you are weak, tired, almost sick. The government of one of our allies is giving each soldier a vial of cod liver oil* every day because far-reaching experiments show how wonderfully it increases the calories of human energy and gives them strength to prevent winter sickness. Is this riot convincing proof that you need it at this season to enliven your blood to prevent sickness? Cod liver oil is scarce and high-priced this season and many inferior grades may be offered. But remember that SCOTT'Si2tt�oneEMULSION wkick guarantees pure cod liver oil-free from harmful drugs. SCOTTS EMULSION IS MADE IN CANADA. If you are subject to colds, throat or lung troubles; if you are easily tired, run-down or have thin blood, you should take Scott *s Emulsion at once. If your children are back-�vvard in growth, frail or anaemic, nothing will do them so much good as 5co*f's Emulsion, and for girls and women in home or business it is nature's great strength-builder. Scott's is not a "secret" medicine. It is a rich blood-food and a pure tonic; it contains nothing harmful and is pleasant to take. It is prescribed by physicians and liberally used in hospitals and private schools. One bottle may prevent a sickness. At any drug store-Start it to-day. Imitations are sometimes offered but this Trade-Mark has stood for supreme quality for the past forty years, ALWAYS INSIST ON SCOTT'S, SCOTT & BOWNE. TORONTO. ONT. 15-1* ton Co., Ltd. for 4 12 storey building. It Is proposed to erect the building In units and may take ten or fifteen years. Iu the building scheme the whole of the area between Graham and St. Mary's Avenues, Donald and Hargrave streets will be taken in, and bridge."! will be erected connecting tbe various portions ot the mammoth store. i A short time ago .M. S. Benson, ot the Bank ot Montreal staff at Montreal, started a chain letter asking each person who received a copy to forward him twenty-five cents for a tobacco tund for the soldiers at the front. He has just written that so tar he has been able to collect $li"iOO for this purpose. As a good many people in Western Canada havo helped this fund along, they would doubtless tje interested in the amount col-lecte4. Under the tems ot an order Issued by. the war otnce, as published in the army organ La Prance MiUitaire, German officers who are' prisonera of war in France are to receive each month pay etiual to that of French ollicers on leave as previously fixed in the French army regulations. Similar treatment Is to be accorded French pfllcers who are prisoners in Germany. This .arrangement has been reached through negotiations between tho French and German governments. Don't miss half the usefulness of this Cocoa. Try it for icings good results! mm CANADA REEVE AND WHOLE COUNCIL UNSEATED Toronto, Feb. 23.-The roeve and entire council of tho township ot Trafalgar Halton county, were unseated yesterday by an order made by .Master In Chancery Cameron on the application of Peter McDuffy. Tho candi dates were all away at a hydro-oloc-trlc meeting in a neighboring town when the time expired within which they should have t)laced their written resignations In the hands ot the township clerk if they did not intend to run. They telephoned in their reslg-natlpns and the township clerk declared tho old council re-eloctod by acclamation. TIio master in cliam-bers" decided that telephoned resignations are no good and that lliere should have been an election. . A BIG BEQUEST London, Ont., Feb. 24.-Western University, this city, will receive $200,000 Ijy the will of the late ,J. B. Smallman, president of Sniallman & Ingram, Ltd., who died a few days ago, and other London Institutions will benefit handsomely, it was learned today. His partner, Major Gordon Ingram, second In command of the City of London .battalion, who recently returned" froin the- tront, ,recolves $50,-000. Byron Sanitarium for Consumptives will the. extent ot $20,000; the Protestant � Orphans' Home, $10,-000; St. Joseph's and Victoria hospitals, $5000 each; the London A'oung Women's Christian association, $15,-000, and the" Children's Aid Society, $5,000.. . The two sisters of the dead mer- chant prince receive the incomp, ot $200,000 tor life, anil on their deaths the: entire sum goes to Weatqrp University. �� HATTERS' FXIND IS NOT TOO BIG (From The,Labor, ^yorld) Secretary .lamas A. ijuijcau, ot the Central Labor Council,, hay j'ocelved^ a communication from. t-hp , Bostoir Central Labor Council earplug union members against the erroneous reports issued by the Associated Press that the Hatters' fund has bpeu oversubscribed to the exten.t of more than $100,000.- On the contrary, the fund as reported has pot nearly, reached the sum rtuiulred, and 'locals which have not' taken. action ar?'.urged lo immcdlatery get.-husy. , , Slot machines, have beep, tiloaed up in Uegina. ' � '.�; COMMERCE NEWS Commerce, Feb. 21. - Mrs. Kraiik hart, of Milk Hiver, Is visiting heru, ths piest of Mrs. 0. II. Benson. J. ShaW, inspector of mines, visited Commerce recently and examined tjiD mine. Me was hurriedly called away owing to. an accident at Coleman, Mr. and Mrs. IC, Fewkes ot H'dniou-ton, arc at present visiting at Mr. and ' Mrs. \V. I'hillipR. Mr. Fcwkeg IS supcrinteiKlent of' thft Gush-inc; jVood Working factory at'Kdmon-ton, and has two sons in the servlcB ol t}ie)r country, ono on the firing line France, another a member ot the jSdth Hattalion, ' ThB followinB local Oddtellows aU tendsri meetings of the Grand Lodi^o of, Alberta recently held at Letli-brl4Ke : W. Mc?:iroy, 'P. Croft, A, fHnkiiis, A, Hryant, C, Shaw. They Ordernow, All good cicsal-i ers sell these line seedlpsp lOB King SUMl. E�ili Cmn�r CliyrcU. T�i�nlq, 9''|5[^}'[ ;