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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 6, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta aietbbri^acaiDerta .DAJUYAND WEEKLY jJUBS0R!PTION RATES lD�!Iy, odallverea; per year----. .M-00 P�lly. {1)7 mail, per year...... S.OO weekly, by mail, per year---- 100 reuEPHONss Cnfilnnss Ofllco ............... ISJ^ EdltorJal Office ........ W, A. BucTianan John Torra'-.co MtBSgJug Director Bufiinesa M�.nascr ! THE WAR SITUATION TODAY V/hilo operations on tin? ox.tromt^ . leCt o� the AUtes have been practically brought to a staudstill ^y adverue AvcaOier conditions, marltett piosresu Is hslug made on tUelr �xcrcme ngiit. Hero tho French aro in the enemjT's country, and have not only made their Jooting m Alsace secure, but havo a'Jded to the territory already gainetl h> pushing the Germans northwards towards .Mulhausen, southwest of Strasburg, and easterly towards the Rhine. in I'jland tlio German onslalight oa Oie Russians 'by the Bzura riyer has ttoateci, to lie, according to the tactics the enemy has displayed in his carcpaisii, possibly delivered at another point. lu Gaiicia tiie Russians are making good the advantage won from the Ausrrians, and are already on the plams of Bungarj-. t/ndisLurbed by tho Gexman. ttttaclts.on their front by Warsaw, the Czar's troops are pursuing With-vigor their campaign against the .-Vustnaus, indirectly to -aid and relieve Servia. on whose behalf Rus-liia first took up arras. Italy is heavily arnjlng ih preparation for eventualities, and, like the little kinpdom of Ho-.Mnania. she has longing eyes on her "Irredejjta," the Trentiae and the seaport of Trieste, the possibility of acquiring which may cause her to tlirow her sword into the balance in favor of tbt- Allies. . SB LETBJlRiDGE' P ICKED UP IN ASSING FOR THE . BUSY MAN COFFEE linows No @�%l$stitute And m 1 m FARMERS MISINFORMED ; Aopprding to accurate infoimatioB, vB misapprehension regarding the coat 5 of the proposed Old Man rlrer dlvw-Mon project, exists m certain sectione ?r�)f the - country, particularly about Bocky ricaloo as'' Granum. Whether Stlie forces, tliat are opposed to this projftct' aie at work disseminating flfctatious statements or not. Is a question, but some of th-o fanners say j'kbat :the^'. have been informed that if .J the . gftVemment consents to go iAtbTOUgh . witli tMs Immense scheme, :!j:^ey will have^to bear the cost, whe-sw^tber they use the water or not, in fc-iroportlon to tho number of acres '..'they possess: � -5:�� 'It has been distinctly pointed out , ^ime and again that the subscribing ' for w-ter. even il tlie ditch passes *s. jtjje uoor, is optiafutU A farmer may sl'spot subscribe at'all, or lie may siib-w: ecribe f�r wjater .for, one acre, or for �;i .(ten acres, .Irnt It he Is wise ho will .'; ^Vibseribo.'or his whole acrwge. , \ The petition which has been very ithftrougMy circulated states emphatl-� ically tfeftt no farmer will he com-; ;; pelled to take imgatinn if he does �not want it, and consequently. If Ka vM^loesn't he won't have to pay. Another objection -being made against the Old Man river project-^Is.that it will prove a knock to drj' JDarmera who have made a reputation: dn- this kind of farming. Any farmer ^ awho wants to retain his reputation as : * dry ftiniier, merely because he YiWishwto ^eil his land on the strengtli ;:of it and get out, is no asset to the country anyway. There is no ques-�itJon 'b^t what certain extensive dry .�;j:anner6 havo proven that dry fann-Jps can be made succes.sful, 'but those ;-Brho "-.ave tliec-interest of the country �t; heart will welcome irrigation because, tUey have been shown that it increases production, and Is a safer Rnd surfer method oJ fanning. : � One dry farmer was heard the other day to. s!ay: "1 r/ish the government would give me 18 fof every acre I own." -When asked what he' would do with It, ho said that he would buy . milk caps^ eilos, etc. , The 'Herald would like to ask what he; would do with the milk cans and silos. "WTjat use could he put them to if he "didn't have dairy cows, and it .i^ the opinion of the majority of dry ^'fapnei's?-that you can't succesafully '::x'fii�B dairy cows, and make them pro-4ji�e iDiSi;-: without pasture, and it has 'been ;ie'nionstrated time �nd again ;,.that you cannot successfully and ipractica^Iy produce pasture on dry -land, fr;,.": ^.east fqr milk cows. ' VThe milk cansr:,;and the sllos will -IJome Somatically, and the farmeirs ,-yrllI �V/ie money to pay far them ':idut''^^.;'.4iv"ii;. own pockets. If they get t ligation. BBAND COFFEE Knows No Superior, CHASE & SANBORN MONTREAL. ,S2 Rev. J. H. H. Coleman, o�,McicicIc>-ville, hiis been appointed vic-ix of the nar/ih ot Napanee, Ont. lies'. D. G. Ross of th?i B�ptist olViirch, JWoose Jaw, will go with j the second contingent as ^ ishaplain.. 'llie value of farm products in the , United States last year wns *y,873r 938,000. I Ex-Mayor Smnott and E. -H. Gran-I dell arc reported to be aspirants for the Conservative nomination lor tho House of Commons m Kast Calgary. Carter Harrison is seeking a sixth torni as mayor of Chicago. His father served live terms as mayor of that city. A 81,000,000 contiact with the Russian government fpr Horseshoe calks is announced by a manufactur-jing concern at Nev,- "Brunswick, N.J. i Work on 8,000 portable kitchen wa-, gons for the French army was bei;un I at Louisville, Ky. The value of tb.e ' order is placed at $350,000. Duncan E. McKinlay, once a rep-resent-ittive in Congress iiom- California, diNl at Berkeley, Cal. He was a native of Orillia, Ont. Albert Taylor, manager ot the Bank of Montreal at Enderby, B. C, has been transferred to Chatham, N. B. OAltir^iritALD Mrs. Kelly Advises all WimieR to Take "Frult-a-TiYes" HtAOKHSyiXX,*. ONT.i AOO. 19I3',^: can bixhly XMommend "Pralt-�.weli and healthy and now thoroughly accustomed to the DISTRia NEWS \ ST. HILDA N?W8 St. kllda, Alta., cBec. 30.-rThe dosing exercises at West Butte school took place on the' afternooh and evening of the 24th inst. MisB Willis, the teacher, bad taken great pains to prepare her scholars with a fine pro- present war should be or will be terminated and peace be restorPd, I feel certain and, therefore, safe to say that tile experiences of thlij. titanic struggle will bring mpst forcibly home to us afl a sense of the w(�ighty burdens and the horrible waste of war. ."Tliere and then -will ibe an opportunity for an impartial wise counsel for a reduction of armament and for the cultivation of the spirit of mutual tolea-ation and esteem among peoples of different races and creeds, with conseftu^t aiiherence on the part ot all nations . to the principle of reciprocal freedom and equality in th-elr iatercourse vrfth each other. "As long as nations of the world live in ajrmed peace and as long as they permit "their peoples to be ruled by social animosities or national prejudices there can be no real peace and the world will have to suffer forever." conimittee, ol which he is tSmirman, admits that henceforth he will affiliate M'ith the Republican party. James Russell, a Minto, Ont., farmer, after being the first to congra-j.icmJiLuic lu tjApi-eiiB ai laia ume any -tulate bis granddaughter. Miss Mar-opinion as to where and how tlfe, garet Cameron, on her marriage' to Mr. Charles Gordon, in his home, suddenly passitd away while conversing with his sister. "TDaklands," a massive brick pii-vate residence on the shores � :-f the North West Arm, Halifax, NT. S., which was recently purchased by F. B. McCurdy, M. P., was destrove-i by flte. The building was valued at about $50,000. Lady Sherbrcoke died , at Lower Warliiiston, Surrey, Eng. Early last month Lady Sherbrooke received a notification t'ltat lief nephew liad been killed at the Iront, and was seized with paralysis from which she ncvor recovered. On the ground of economy and the 'belief that the population has decreased, the Moose Jaw police commission has diimiissed four consl allies and reduced a sergeant l^^ the e.>usteace,vof a 'jSilwe jS�iOT,eeh the ' political' pattifs ufglpg a khakJ,election, fljjouid � ctye^lojimfljyiii; a committee of ladles^ and bad decorated and trimnicd the"tchool room In a most befitting manner.. A large Chrlatmaa tree stood ia one end ot the room, lighted with, bumlag candles and laden -with Sahta Glaus' choicest goods. . The exercises opened by singing the "Christmas Carol," after which thrf following programme was given: "St Nicholas," by Rex Ferrell; dlalogwa, John and Ernest Drader; recltatioa, A. Helberp ; music by .WUliam Harvey; recitation, James Rajns.ey; "Rolling Home to Bonny 'Scotland," by Mrs. George Ingles; gong by Julius Pomflat; "Bobby's Uncle," by Earsil Rose; ;song by the -MiBses Harvey; solo by William Harvey; -recitation by Joseph Baker; silent- speeeh by O'eo. Ingles; address by Theodore Poole; "St. Kllda Gossip," by George Ingles. The members of the BobPp) bo^rd, William- Harvey, William Beatey and Richard Rose, had been given some fine donations for the GlirlBtmas tree and these had been turned over to the arrangement -committee, and were found and distributed to the smiling boys and glr^s, after which a fine supper 'was served to all in attendance. Music and dancing then seemed to amuse the old aa well as the young. John McTaggart just returned from Lethbridge where be has been on political business. Mr. and Mrs. C. Sieger spent Christmas at the oil well. The dance given on Christmas at St. Kilda was well attended. The hall was most charmlnely decorated for the occasion. Music wae furnished by McDonald Brothers' full orchestra, assisted by Miss Mabel Stray and Miss Besette, and was as good as ever heard in this part of the country. Refreshments were served at 32 p.m., after which dancing and muelc kept a Jolly crowd busy until the break of day, when a farewell greeting was in order. iMr. and Mrs. William Prlchard of Gold Butte, Mont., attended the Christmas tree exercises at St. Kllda. � Mr. and Mrs. Stray and daughter Mab&! attended the dance at St. Hilda on Christmas. MlsB Lula Mlece of Clarinda attended, the dance at West Blitte school house in company with Miss Mabel Stray, and Mr. and Mrs. Stray on Christmas. Delicate rlGirlsand Women are too ofton '�dotod with dragB when their blood is really starved. They need that blood - strength which comes from medicinal nourishment No drugs can make blood. SCOTTS EMULSION isaUffWr conemtrated Mood-food and every drop yields retonia in stractheiiiBK both body sad brain. If yon are frail, Uaifold, delicate or narTaus. try Scott'� Emabfam after meal* with the episodes of suffering, love, fear and courage of the time of the Roman persecutions, A wrecked home, depicted in a dramatical way the unfortunate family, whose father is subject to the drink evil. Tableaux and .music were given between the aots. Throughout the evealng the actors, most of them of the agricultural class and new to stage work, acquitted tbemeelves ae well in their respective parts, and gave such a fine account of their dramatical talent that everyone present was of the opinion they had surpassed the keenest expectations, and should soon give them another treat of the kind. The dramatic society of AUerston has decided to enact another play this spring. The Rev. Father Stuhl-mann, under whose able direction the society has achieved its first success, greatly encouraged them In their first theatrical 'work. ONEFOUR CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE NEWS Onefour, Dec. 31.-Ted Southworth, _ ...... spent Christmas with friends at Com-' Becoipts forward____ rey. - , By taxea, ?.ei3,. The dance at the "2" Christmas By t*XM, ii914........ night was the affair of the season. 'By hreakagee, Fleetwood____ Among those who attended from One-! By J.'Ashcroft, refuiid..... four were the Misses Maggie and By Rent, Rffle a,B80cIation,. Alice Greono, Archie Wefcherelt apd 1 By Government grant (sup-Owen D. Greeno. The Onefour qrches-l ervisor's)-----.. tra furnished the music. Christmas Evp Mr. and Mrs. 0. D, an objection. He thought the amount, which, according to the Public school secretary-treasurer is �1876,94, would about .balance accounts between the two boards Uila year, several of the Separate school pup'ls having been given instruction in the Public BChocflB, owing to the incapacity of the Separate scbool to care for them, wbilo their new building was In course of construction. - Mr. HamlUon stated that as many as 25 had attended the Public BobooJs during the year. Pay the Substitute S. Jones, janitor of Westminster Bclvool, who had ben 111, and compelled to pay hJs own substitute, presented himself at the meeting to object. He said that when the school carpenter ww 111, bU pay went on Just the same, and a substitute was paid by the Board. Mr. McKfiiop �thought It was a bad precedent to set, to poy a Janitor and his substitute Also, when the former ffas 111. It might lead to an epidemic amongst the Janitors, Mr. Jones pointed out that the teaohers were paid and a substitute supplied at the Board's expense when they wer slojt. Mr. HiginbotUam said that the law conipeljed them to pay a teacher's substitute for'a period of ftt least 20 days. Mr. Davidson thought that if the law did not exist, the substitutes would be paid by. the Board. "This Board is capable.of dealing with any otiher cases that may arise, on their pierlts,'' he said, Finance Tho secretaryrtreasufer'e monthly statement, wbi.ghJsontplns a recapitulation for the year, follows. The auditor's report is .expected to be In the hands of the Board at the next regular meeting. Financial statement for the mqntU ending December 31, 1914; Receipts forward..........587,2415.8!) By taxes, ?.ei3.. ,....... 3,32B,90 " ' - - - i lp,7�3.14 1,20 2.40 5.00 BLACK AND WHITE SCOTCH WHiSKY is all MERIT- perfectly blended and thor< oughly aged. D. O. ROBUN, Toronto ael�Caa�AuAa�iit SB Repairs ... ... .,. Salaries, staff ... . Sundries .... ,. Stores........ Teachers' salaries Water......... . Teachers' aupplles Tofal 298,55 l,6S6.qG . 36.80 5.50 10,736.nc 30.Q0 131.11 ............$iv'7,X28.28 Recapitulation Expenditures..........�H7,128.il8 Receipts ... ... .,, ,,. ..101,671.07 Bank book balance ,� Cheaue'li.d. 45,457.91 , ,146,362.01 ... 86.00 $45,457,91 Carried forward, Jgn, 1, 1014: Debit.....-. ,,. ... ... .,|?7,002.96 Net expenditures, 19}4, |120,126.02,' Taxes due from city (estimated), ?55.524.96. It was decided that the regular meeting be held on the second Thursday of each month, 2327.60 Total;. .....?101,671.O7 O.-Hi;9�iaB0THAM * CO'.,.UJHi.TEO,- : ALLEBSTON CONCERT $UCCEsa The AJlerston Dramatic soelety'a concert v.'as a great success. Long before the limo on New Yeor's evening the AUerston hall was filled to the last place. Visitors had come from as "far as Milk River and Foremost to witness the. first dramatical attempt of the young people of. AI-lerston* "The'Fortune Teller" spoke well for the axfceUent abilities o� the actbra in the itiie of comedy; Hearty laughs Hjjd uninterrupted mirth rewarded almost every word and move-on-the stage. V In vJtfero'fl tlma.: a -idraajji ;Jn 4,928,0� G0.75 ..1287.97 3.50 23,00 241.80 170.00 28.03 14,15 3.00 Greeno provided a turkey feed for jExpendltureg: Forward .; .�127,626.44 their neighbors. The guests were' Mrs. 12?�r"'"'"r* �  �   � �      Mary A. �Wetherelt andT^ljss Myrtle, ig. "^'^t......  Mr. and Mrs. August Flora, the Miss-!^"^' ................. es Maggie and Alice Greeno, Archi?;^*......x"ri Wetherelt, and Jerry B. Wilkins, gf ilmproyoments to grounds.. Manybcrries. Cards and music round- ^"i"!"* �" overdnft..... ed out the evening in an enjoyable SrTBupplies:.V, manner. jAhrarv James E. Wetherelt and George pw^T" Whitesel are hauling oats this week 1 ................ from Govenloek to the Blacktall ranch. While Jim is away Mrs. Wetherelt and the girls ate visiting Jlrs. Davis at the ranch, and Ted South-worth is looking after the stock, Mr. and Mrs. George H. Whitesel entcrtainod their friends with a Christmas day dinner. A 16-pound turkey was siauglitered for the occasion. The turkey was raised in One-four, and in,fact so was nearly everything on the table except the craaberrles, and we are promised them next year. The afternoon and evening were spent with music and Norwegian whist, closing with cake, fudge and fruit. Tho restricted landings of fish caused by the absorption ot trawlers for Admiralty purposes sent up th(j wholesale price of cod at Grimsby to 9d. a pound, soles to 3s. Od, a pound plaice to Is. 4d., and haddDcks and iWhiUng to three times the normal rates. FRIDAY STAIILAND The foreign consuls in Naraiir are being treated with such Insolent ag-greBSiveness by the Germans,, who perBistently cause their pi-ivate letters to