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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 7, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, January 7; COAST DEFENCE OJV THE PACIFIC i By Capt. Frederick Hamilton COPYRIGHT IV PUiLISHERt' PRESS, LtMITCD.________. whom 9t M iaau- Pacific 'it the largest: Mijhty nations line its ahorM. Already a. sreat trade carried upon Its boeoni, and :ihls'trade will increase and will be trade is not every- It.may be tliat vast mlfnUions of .human beings will take, place acrosc Mt. isich as the Atlantic ocean has seen. in. late years it has been the one great war, .may. bcjxthe scene of others. rSome of the -stations which'front'it are white aaid some- of .them are'yellow men. of these nations may clash. It may be to decide by force of; arms .who the master of-the :It is an ocean which is about to', iethfj scene of great events. is a "Pacific least, there may be warfarf ou the Pacific, must contemplate that, warfare-from thfj) Btaji'dpoituT of" a v country which conceivably might not be able to re- ly-on au" overpowering fleet. j Pacific survey the Important Eaaplre.mrr net only" ou good' j but are alllee. The" however, will terminate "iii may. norbe have uixi to lio niarine to should Iiney. 'their iroepe in {large ocean. .The AMericiu navy, jm wi-H comprise tf "pre-Dread- I battlethlpsr and "IS' armoured cruiieri. The bulk of this nary is kept, on the Atlantic a 'squadron of armoured bdng uiitln- in the Pacific-ocean; if tbo American fleet tried to move around Australia' and; New from lu Atlantic-to Its Pacific JapAaeie'firoav'our .shores. -We, hard- and tW will be inline tloV, or %pmie wer'i which not' 'It 'is not my -purjwit- to disuse- ttjey are rll to' (iuarrel or noi, but', I meutlbn one conceivable point' of friction. Kveryone kuows that in take -nearly 3 months, if coaling ments could be jinadej The opening ly believe tfcmt the.JRntpese like; this. Suppisse flow that; iouie v.-ent for Urefir BrltaJii'aa' to of the Panama ctnal ihonld _reduce cripple- that Japanl: were their" period by'aboul two month's. Jtjttereupon to isine-1 an.ultimatum to'the survey the important poweri wm be geen thai the American armed Pacific .portions >vluch.border the Pacific, r As this is belnj. aiid -New _ article coast, defence, let iu .survey alone. a very powerful coun- AUantlc Unn concentrated, and that .the Zealand jfaat; tiijsj esclusiou, States have larger. the I AM SATISFIED THAT try. She has an army organized oa the' 'Gerhiuu model-.and: could put soldiers into tne! field ;H: neressary.. -a Britain's Petition 13} .Tho.Brltieb.Kmpire. crDuiiuitiori, must cease.. Japuii--were to- "If you .a you must- admit Japanese If ND CUREiANYtlllE ihips which could; ,i she 'She hai coastlines Pacific, those of i Ruaiiang .take uu kind yp.y ;Cajjadtt, of.Australia'and .'of Japanese.' to. .Hike up and. In .addition .Ti" has several small Would not. .that, .be Suppose rich and important we-yielded.'-Great Britain, lias.-.sent guch a5 and great many B i emigrants; in ;one a- powerful .in. 1911 such- as British a larRor rtf Bill i L i enth--wjij consist of j KJJi ___ ferule, is; far-less .has' a frontage on the Pacific.jand 11 nadlan mtoraj OI1 the thei she Win :ouV is concerned, and_ 13 -Her, Qf fjrijigll Columbia, has onlyjOoo ti year, and "tinit .iwWH) or-ihCMj >f and of tbe-events upoa -are. all- ini hand and- concentrated !gomo inba-bfiants for.'inbJiiimJiilcania" to under .-jiit-h turnia ofi _, {and. ftss yo outtlde Of WUero would Tftsrc is one governing fact, which {Pacitic. Sue. has-a very able snd alert :Jo n-nite seii'-'iaHug.or n'tliijjil .CohiuilJiu .Up IfiU-ery strange" for-Britishen lo .1 tuhulon, ''into account. We hsi've grown up with} (2) The United States have their jeomrol of i ihit ored Into our very bones" the British fleet.-the :R'oyal Xavy, by.the jUie en'.l of X iiuiiistrv; Ouri today tne Koj-al force on the ;oj-al Navy has a .very arb- between while' the Other jtiife i he Pacific coils s Canada, have Very; powerful fdrces.-jtfiid Che'-raHt-are of the.; Pacific. looking. to thfe fact thati'tUey "a- militia of 1 of An Up-to-Date Coast Defence ai It Should If You Want to be Sure of Quality "s i, SEPT. -VoiLr Frssit-a-tives l> is a perfect 'panacea for.Rhoiimiitisin.' x I suffered dislrcpsiiiff pain froai Sciatica, or Sciatic Rlieu- iaUt up several iiin'esayear for flays and not being able '.6 J.went to 'different doctors who tolfl hie (here no anything, it pass away. ,TKcy gave me nuistarii ..plaster? and other renicdics that dul'uo -Plasters took no-'effecf on except Xo blister me and luake' ntiv sores on applied -to. I ;r'toolc many "advert j.sed remedies fortunately, about any.oiicu'jio takes. as directed. T caii conscif litiouslr tlieiii'.to'aiiy Rheuihatic sufecr, will -try .theniiV.-Mrv J. S. Station is wyere I purcSase and lie recom- mends the-m.-nlPo. 'if this -Idler would, be to you, I hereby authorize you to r publish-it, as my accompaiiyirig photograph. 5 (signed) JOHN B; MCDONALD. -Almost "everybody in Stonnont County-, Ontario, For twenty1-three years, he basvbcfii J'the village x.blacksuilth'.Vfor a good part population. ;_He is an expert clioseu vocation and people, came froni miles to avail themselves "of tis -i a'vrell.knbwirman, Mr. is naturally careful in statement for that JOHN B: MCDONALD jieijrWjors ami oatrons will .believe what -Tolm-.B. McDonald ing him these famous -_ the facts." J; Mr. McDonald is quite ritjlic in saying paliacca tbe greaSfit cursor Khcuuiatuini in the world. We would .yb a step farther and say Frwl-a.-iives" is the only cure for Rheumatism Hit -t'orid. coes to the scat of the blood Jree uric acid by 'world tbat is made of combined with Suable heart and nerye tonicE __ canal in tliejujtials of medicine. Being made of the action i- i ....._.. -t .The'Empirei mfght hare. the. cheme "parried i The on" t ALWAYS TRAM m Medicinal and ToUet Preparations I I You can't judge the quality cf.. complexion crszm, of-talcum I of heaiichfl yafers, of indigestiwi-tkbletsret- cf I fe the druf stort. Yw must take chances on their quality I buy by the NA-DRU-CO Trade Mark. You certainly take no chancea you buy any toilet article or mid- icinal prepf ration vhich bears the name NA-DRU-CO and tha trade mark. toon M 7ov MC "TiA-DRU. canbeaWohitdT certain that the article tiie rery :7he National Drtif and Chemical ComiMUijr of Limited, has thoujahds of dolfars in perfeciing this line c( over 125 NA-DRU-CO preparations. Tht fcrmule bast known to medical science. The purity and strength of iht ingredients are assured by rigid The compounding is done by-expert who qualified for 2 work so vital to your health. Knowing that everything has been done to make them right, ve guarantee, positively and each and every NA-DRU-CO preparation. If you find any one unsatiafactory we vant you to return it to the druggist from vhom you bought it and he vill refund money. Ask your physician or druggitt all about the NA-DRU-CO They are men of standing in your community, worthy of your confidence, snd in position to tsll you, fcr we vill furnish to any member cf profession, en requeat, a full list of the ingredients in any NA-DRU-CQ prsparatlon. cf Up-to-Date Coast' iiis'tralii IIP pie tiba tumps 'about the-.'J.opo miles. 01 ahhab-iese. central mass of" population1 and as dependent maml of ener's scheme through; the Commonwealth will 'all Vo.r.tti" men'tipning a militia iOOO men. Her people are adopting; un- 'i'verjal trainins; isettiag "Fleet Unit" ;6c small protected cruisers and some tor- pedo boat destrpyers and submarines. New people in two Under tiie Kitchener plan, sh'e.-will have a mil ilia army of from men. nr people also universal training. She is setting, up: a naval torce of one battle cruiser, and-some vessels. These three coast lilies and the is- olated, islands, etc.'J liave en- umerated represent the British Em- pire in the fairly'plain that to Australia anci New Zealand it is a matter of life and death to have me command 'of the sea m frienfili hands; and that to British Columbia I. e. to Canada, it is "also a matter "o importance. AH three fly {the the same sovereign on. .9 Where the Firing there -'probaljly would "be 'no' for purpose of- war "for w woul "for we would 'not fight, unless roni and Vancouver. oaded to What about short_hum5iiate..and au- second and third cases? eft keeplnr raiding cruisers at a name flag; own tne same sovereign pose wereVto "in from '.the mainland, SL- the 'fleet of: trarisn'orts.-" loaded j do in, ialets.'.-fiords ..with- trapps" to British Colamu'la; such i Dottier ..geographical" ec- lor to 'the other', 1 have It Uj 'on cards tha't the and Japan may fightf'Thejr are very for no hostHe j uneasy neighbors; an4 la lay erect is posilble. 'Should' It take bur positibu -would be .one of delicacy; -I put >ug- that .Al- liance would oblige ;Great Britain to side with 'Japan, in; aucb an, event; the part of the same must have the same friends. Tha hardly expresses .it. In to of adequate strength; tfiese three on the map there-is VVirelew Room on Coast. Which Approach of Veiieli and from Alliance does not apply a con.- tinsenci-. Still, the situation would' be desperately Bri-v fnin ic rt-rt fT-ianrltTr f which-'render them" happy Mqr .ambuscades of tfte the provision of a torpedo: force" for shore, service tain is on friendly would keep" the" enemy ..away from our fbnt'we aid Australians coasts; unless and-until he had a good easbn forycomiag .so powerful as to mal-re liim- Vtiliing'to take..these tor- to any siich to ..invade, jorce .and; that Ttius' bur-real" coast defence' seems tO A. British'- flaet in and New' Zealanders, tfhite men, would sympatnize.Intensely with. the In' Canada mlgbt'.ieiperlence jah-ipcclal danger. 'capture the an 'attack "on :'fffie Coait; she she Itlands, some few miles away which belongeil to and transformed them .into not peace strong as- that but strong enough to. keep--thing's going and to ward'-.-offr.serious .invasion until re- inrorcem.ents; could come from Great .A. torpedo''force, of ..destroyers time Hy'ng base; that her rriain fleet 11 LUG 4 remained at anchor in the harbor, afforded, while" acouts wa'tche'd the Russians in Port.Arthur. In attacking the American coast, Jap- an might be tempted to iclze some (Continued'on page Dyiptpm TaWeta dyspepsia. Waftra Stop a m 30 minutes. Contain no harmful drug. Talcvm Powder 3 cf refreshment reffne-nent. Act .withc'It iny Increased needed. Baby TableU Relieve .Baby's, ills. Espcculiy yalujKe duriat teething. Na-Dru-Co Tooth Paste Cleanses decay the Uelh beautifully vhltc. Staring Stick Tht Stick Pure reliable i alt (but might Despatch to-'the Pacific a could reach our shores in fif- teen: days and at present could land ltsvs'oldlers at any point on our coast outside' the range of the guns at Ea- Suppose iiowever. the second case! to. ours. Suppose in the Pacific j ore was a-British .fleel, riol as pow-1 Bomethiag else to be-considered (4) The, be weaker I tne Pacific. -Tapan and have ;no prospect bringing her of the British'Fleet. If it -is) the, first case there .would be no supreme OB the Pacific all three are [war, for Japan would not risk it, and safe; Australia and! New Zealand adopt an aggrea-, JaFanese navy, but still solutely so! The British Navy the aive atiiiude towards her. In the four-, CHILDREN'S COLDS binding force. la Ureat Britain had in the Pacific 6 powerful battleships, a force superior to. that of Rusiia -and pro- bably to that of "Japim. Today. she [has only three or four armoured cnii- When Australia and Xew Zeal- (aiid have huilt their battle cruisers, Britain will add one and there j win lie a fleet oT three "Dreadnaughts" sihotii ten ligli; cruisers and some 'i (4i Russia in the back groinx! !at prestnt. Her fleet has been I whe bus only one sea-port on the Pscific, and that is hampered In winter by ice and in ,-iddtiron is j [blanketed by the Japanese Islands.; j which so lie to cut it off from i lo the open Pacific. Wnile Russia; It powerful on land, we may for tbe[ present omit her from our list of TOartyhne neighbors. Tnat it the situation on the Pacific I suppose, discuss every danger but only two possible dangers, one is a war .between Japan and 'the British jEmpire. The> is our standing in a war between Japan and the Unit- ed States.- At preeent Britifh Used in Canada for half a century in corner of tbe world where people suffer from Constipation and Hi troabh Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills, in pukfic any strgng-.enough to make things inter- jestinK.for it. In such an event the; j British fleet would play a wattinj could lie on the ball, as the j football player would say: could wage] I a containing or delaying campaign, as strategist would phrase .ft.- The j Japanese fleet would be very iy to send a mob of helpless (rans- jports to sea white a British flcsi was! jinovlng about. Thus even an inferior! j British fleet, able to keep the sea wnuld i ward invasion off OUT coasts a? -la [as it remained iindereated. Thus our coast defence for us on tho blue water, perhaps j a fleet working from Hong Kong, j on the other side of Ihc ocean. i might never sec the ships, and yetj they would be protecting us. Attack on Columbia Suppose while the British fleet Keeping the Japanese from sending 1 an army across, Japanese cmisers; to come across and molest bur; AS things are now They could; cause onr shipping on the grtat coast of British Columbia to cease. TJiey could'ciit Vancouver Island off from the mainland, and separate Vic- toria the capital of the province from the which it ad- Now is tlic .time wlien" your cliildrch are very apt to catch cold. The sudden, changes iu the .wcaMier, !the 'difference between school and open air, getting night, all often; lead to-sore coughs and grippe. el Tar Liver Wl should be taken the first S3rmptonisy... Children ;find its -.and; it.. keeps them -well and .strong. No cure and tonichas ever been compounded. Ask for Mathieu's Syrup of Tar and Cod Liver Oil. Where there is fever with the cold take Nervine Powders to reduce the fever and relieve the pain. -They are sold in boxes of .18 powders for 25C. L. MATMItU CO, frofi. Tor FOLEY BROS. LARSON 4 COMPANY Vancouver, ;