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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 9, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta ft*-.,.,, JLbi febtiSae "tocralb ^ILV AND WRKliLV preridebciyl It is laid do>m tbere that no, one W a niUve of,the republic hold the'post, and Mr, Lane haitpenS' to have been bom th Prince 1 Edward Island; !/ -, tUMCRfin-ION HATM Btflr. dtllrerM. pw y�ar..... Otily. brrmall. per year...... �iMiit,'k9 vmV vt year.... TKbCPHONCa Aninesa Office K...... iMItoMal once S.O0 1.M 1263 1224 The Calgary Albertan thlnlts General Sam Mushes has something wtons With him in addlUon to a lame jtn^ He hain't said a word, tor the last half-doten/days or no. � W>'A. Buenanan MaBaRins Director . #oHn Torrance Business Maoager THE WAR SITUATION TODAY 'The position of the Allies in Belgium is sustained with short advances by NieupoTt, on .the coast, at St, Georges, while .in the district round AnAs in France' they have roluntarily elren ft little ground thro;igh the untenable position of their trenches filled with -sand and water. Some^ Idea of climatic conditions which both opposing forces have to contend against may he formed by this, and any definite progress must of neces eity 'be temporarily abandoned. ArtlUer}- fighting stlU continufes �Jong the Aisne, and the enemy does not �ppear to be yet dislodged from the. position he retired to the north of (lieims. On the Allies' right, however, there is a decided change, and the en emy's army operating in the Woevre district, east of the Meuse, has been practically forced to abandon any hope of Joining with the army in the Argonne, west of the river. The position so \0Bg held at St. Mlhiel in order to effect this must-by now be becom ing nntenabfe. The French are prolonging their line northeasterly towards Mnlhausen. and are making good their advances towards the Jlhine. . ^ ; In. Poland the situation continues encouraging for the Russians, and the ehemy la still unable to make head W^y- towards Warsaw. '. Th9 Hodelda Incident, in'w'hldi the British consul was seised by the Turks fn the Italian consulate, might further Ciwnge the eomplezion of events' as they wlate to" Turkey with lUljr^ de-. aumdlnc the salute otJlierflar by, the Tnilclfeh governmaat :and' jnaUng Jan. llOth as the for reply. BEIWIXT i -\ Nine days-is the water wagan still in commission ? � �I -I ml For sale, cheap, the Editor. war poems, apply to Lethbridgc Indies are learning curl-anothej iron in the flro. Have j'ou lost a Ford ? Headline iu Minneapolis pkper. 'Sallrigtat, lots oC people use 'em; People are beginning to havei a hunch that our commissioners are drawmg their fat salaries tor knowing how to make the dear peepul make the decisions on all the knotty questions that pop up. Who decided the one-man-car question ? The dear peepul. Who decides the assessment ? The D. P. again. Who decides the salary list t. The D. P. once more again. For getting, out from in under, commend us to the commish. .But who decides the commissioo-fcrs' salaries ? The D. P.? Guess. again,. my dear Alphonsc. Nil! Nq!. Not yet. The commish decides that.,The peepul's prerogative slops th??:e. . , However, "we won't kick too strenuously if! that 38 mill rate for 1914 materializes., COFFEE The Finishing ToucH To A Perfect Meitl CHASE & SANBORN MONTREAL. 147 .The school board i� respMtiully di-'-g^-^'^ rected to a. report of MacLeods new. necessities of theli a sudden, the ^temperature drops, frost accumulates around his feet and, the next thing we know; the meek and humble reporter is branded as a liar. Reporters have lied, of coutse ; tor they're only human.But, they - . don't lie often, for it's too ris'sy. Even if they bad no scruples ; even if. they were as hard to nail the slippery chaps who try to lool them, the truth 4Vf ' ' MO RteASON TO BE DOWN MEARTCD : vKow and again we road that the,in^ .metiTlty of the German fleet is due to %k 'terrfble nurprise Gennany is prer Apuing- for Britain. The fallacy of "UOs.hopie i� �xpa9ed hy a writer in : tpeiUBon's >Weekly. who says that �Neither tb� Germans cor any other insaTal power can nee 17-inch guns on 'iMMtrd shl^a that were tmflt to'carry nil3^inch�gtui�. The naval architect in ; ideaigning a ship considers first the ;d^nniiber sail of ^tha cona in the ij^ninbiitteiT.aiiA after that tl� apeed. ':?nie;:rise .of the giiBB, their weight, ?Uieirireeoi]^ tlieh- "blaat," gOvera the ! many other. parts of K th� vessel, th�rhi^ the �r- inor plating. If IS-inch guna were ptaoed on a ves-�el designed to~ cany U.S gnna. the .vessel would ^ be Juat aa badly damaged when those guBB' were fired as It she had been sul^ected to the fire �t hostile battleships. He proceeds: The biggest guns carried on German PreadnoughU are�12-lncb guna. They weigh 48 tons eachi and can fire a :�hell of 1000 pounds. Suppoae, aa the man in the street might thliik; that Xiuy are being fitted with 15-lnch ''"gnas; school board's flrst meeting which al>-pears in another column. As official beheaders,  the Macleod bunch would decorate with erace a seat at the right hand ol Crazy Bilhelm. We have -to hand it to the commish fear accepting the cplyum's advice-and i tying the -can- to-Gopetem, official caiiine extermination. Though they failed io pull the execution with suoti eclat as was,suggested in our humble way, they did the.trick like old hands at the ^me,'and the dogs will now proceed tq make the ni^t hideous by by the necessities of their ;ob. We're glad one reports!, has the means and the nerve to refuse to be the goat. Right here the" col. registers a wish -that the reporter,soaks the weak-kneed mortal and soaks him ha-^-ard. SOME SALARY CUTS Big Reductions Made by; the Moose Jaw Municipal Council �. Mooso JaWj Sask., Jan. 8.-^At a apeolal meeting of the city council yes- way "of celebration. " >- 'I "Peoiai raeeuug ui luc xuuuw, jc= However, the canine gentry are re- ,1"^ " �. ferred to ei-Mayor Hitch's ^og-by- the whrfe,. thp, following [law; which "brought that geAtlSnda fliolesale saUry oufs were agreed to. ifame and high l5nor-didn'ne bob- *^L',fiL"�J'i!?? ? .l*"^^^ BOb: with-ihi^Duke tor two whole iiSn^'^pSS^ J^SJiS^!?'^ Aavnt-ttnA if iiU-v nrnrmi "tn oof 15""; engineer commissioner, - from ffn^l^threaV tu^^i,P or^i^ �*0�0 ^'^ �3000- medical bffIcer,-from S?.? Lit T them ^h^fld^ho* *3000 tb S2100; finance commlsiloner, to^lrlwSeis^T ' em;4^,,n tnSMnn- ntv tr��,rer 12400 to And MrJJlaid's street railway may now net'busy.'f,II4 cH glory: to its uuiuiuibbiuu imttt %n a-^w^M^Aumi. deflci't by adding dox-executioK to its was susUined by the new cousell by liaf ot actl\ltiea. Not that we per- 5 to 4. : aoaklly have anything against doijs in general, but we would like to see what the street railway can do when it gets in move on. �4200 to $2400; city treasurer, �2400to $2000; city assessor, $1800 to $1600; electric superintendent, 13300 to $2,-400; nre chief, �2100 to $1800. Commission form of government The IS-inch gun weighs ninety tons, _ Bd tires a shell of 1367 pounds, that Javlo say, it weighs forty-two tons ;;^aiOTe. and fires a shell 367 pounds lieayier than the 12-lnch. If ten of jfheae; guns are fitted, the extra . 1lve^1lt of guns alone is 420 tons. Add '{he!extra weight ot turrets and mountings, and. the extra weight of shells, %Mch alone comes to 130 tons, and a JWji fitted with 12-inch guns would ;;einy an extra 2000 tons if 16-inch 'Cuns were substituted. The extra t'livtght would make the ship compara-.itlveiy useless, and the first discharge (St'lier new guns >vould,^in all proba-1>l)ity, damage her to such an extent .vby>tiie extra strains which have not 4im allowed for in the building, that iidM'wonU have to be docked for re- r^piSo there is not the slightest reason vjwtty'anyone should worry and think 5 -flie Gorman'Tiavy is being re-fitted Vfrl'tb gtgartic new guns warranted to amash anything. It can't be done, any :r^ore in >'^-Kfew ^eans, Hook ^a poll among its Demo-litic readers, .'^n liane was at the vrith 1119 votes, the president llicliamp�C^K^rk securing 703>and ^ i(?_|:^spe^t{Teiy;;i;The t$xt eeemii-fij ^r^imi']^ml9(^>-remain: vipt'the >United SUtes oon- ^^Look out tor the camel"-head-!me; He's been on the waterwagoo for 9 days now, and is due for a lallvv.' THIS REPORTER HAS NERVE-. r AND'HE'S RICH Francis J, Toetsort is a reporter 'Who-has done an unusual thing. . Fired ;from bis jo>b because an interview he turned in was pronounced a iake by .the! man alleged to have given It; be luu' sued the man for dam-agw and m^eitaken to prove not only that the ;:m~an said for publication what Tietaort said he did, but also that.the zea^ whv the interview was repudiated was because the man's employer feared the interview would cause a business loss. The psychological effect of tyre is queer. Many>� fellow has been as chesty as could be until he saw his words reported in cow type. Then, of KeepitkajiJkron ^otirdesk DESK WORK. EXACTS PENALTIES liver and Bawds slew doY** Tone them op witb -' V Effer-. ^TAKE ABBEY'S VITA TABLETS . D The Best Tonic for Sick Nervea -'im------ 1 n.i..i�ii I  III iiiM-i SOLO BY J. D. HIGINBOTHAM CO., LIMITED. Schfiapps Try a **Wolfe Toddy"- The Ideal "Nightcap": Hot water, lemon and sugar, and a wineglass of Wolfe's Schnapps. You will sleep "like a top", and wake �p in the morning refreshed add free from those aches in the joints and pains in the back, Wolfe'* Schnapps Is uncqualled.In Its bene-ilelal effect on tlie liver and kidneys, and i� the world's best tonic-enerEiser of the vital organs of the body. OUainalU at all HeItU and RetaU Stent. Distributors THE HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY, eciuumtdwrlt tfioofioo Mil- .Some 2,700 ban ot flouti:t^.pieBent ;  . ^^ ? o^afeciivbaCT mer, living thriee miles from /Ingeirrr so41, dropped,dead while doipg the* chores at his bam. ' " Among the cavalry recruits at dicine Hat, waa :a Russian Cossack.; He is a great horseman and will bb used in the handling of remounts.'% Hon. Messrs. Ferguson and. McG�r-, ry, the newmembers of the: Ont(irio| cabinet, were re::elected by acolama*' tion. , thirty-eight MManitoba-fed steers were sold. at: Winnipeg for $4,155;9iJ,, or at the rate'ijl $10a.34 a hMi by' H. A. MulUn's.  ' -fv;;;:, . Franz Lehar and Leo Fall; wiw wrote the "Merry AVidow,'' have just been captured by tlie Russians in Gn-f licia, where they were serving as Austrian officers.. At a mcetirik of the executive of the South Jtemrew Reform association it was resolved to offer no opposition to the election of Hon. T. W^, iMcUarry,, the new provincial treasur-. er of Ontario. Dr. McCurdy, j, retired Toronto university professor, receiving a Carnegie pension, refused to arise when the national antliem was being simhe hoTie g'.ujrris. WCT^ riEor-ously drilled in militaryi,riding 'by Major Ueorp.e .i.fjEriS,r sijcond m com- j mand of.the Scottish light dragoons,! and afToriled;dcrable satisfaction: to oniooicers who appreciated seeing' such eminent men-handled .,lii;e raw recruits. ', . It has. I'.een announced by the Militia Department at Ottav.a that Col. S. J. Denisrjn, C.M.G.j has been appointed to cniiimand^the ilth ' i Ojx-tario Infantry Brigade', with' the Second Canadian Contingent, and that Gol. J. V. Landry cf, will be given command of the ttUbuCc and Maritime Provinces Brigade. _Col. Denison will be succeeded as Acting Adjutant-General at Ottawa by Col. W. E. Hodgins, who: js'at present 0. C. of No. 1 Divisional Area, with headtjuarters at London, Ont. More than iOO ol:.the best known hymns of the Presbyterian book of praise will be discarded' if the proposed revision which, has finally been prepared by special, committee is accepted by the assembly "in May. Among the hymns to go are : "There Is Lite lor a Loc.'c,""Brightest and Best of the Sons of Morning,'; ''Gome Ye That Love the Lord," "Dear Refuge of My Weary Soul" and "Hark, Iftrk, MySoul Angelic Voices Swelling." Besides, 48 psalms in the present ' ' ' L We'have moved our offiqeMixO^iiaptOiio Balmoral B to tlio groiind;. floor 6f the Johnson Block, 32l ^5th Street South (adjoining Wright's' .jewelry, store) and will nowsteon^otiiia |i will'deal in Beal Estitc/yes, rpaj es.tate." live Stock, Hay, Oats, Scfed; 1% Wh cure for these conditions is "A Back to the Land Movement." / We are in a position to help this back to the land movement in tlus ; district by offering irrigable garden land within walking distance of the- street car line in 1-2-3-4-5-10-15-20-25 aiid 30 acre tracts atTea-sonable prices and on terms within the reach of anyone who is in a position to go on land at all, and for those who do not care to work the land, who want it for an investment, we will furnish responsible.parties who will take a lease of 5 or 10 acre tracts for 2 or 3 years and paj'' a j'-early rental of/^20 per acre. That this irrigable land will produce enormous yields if properly irrigated and cultivated, has beenproved beyond any doubt. More! prb-fit.can be made on one acre properly irrigated and cultivated than on : 50 acres farmed in the usual western manner. � There must be a Mg moveiiient of the people from the cities to the land this .spring in ordet to make conditions bearable. Are you going to lead or folloAv? If you decidorto lead, now is the time to make a' start by securing one of our Irrigable Garden Tracts, ^ located within; walking distance of the street car line. Apply to H. GALA^IN 321 5th Street .South-Office Open Evenings. .; ; Phone 1425. "Lethbridge, Alberta. GERMAN TRAVELING ARMY KITCHEN ent book may be dr9pped. DIDN'T STEAL OVERCOAT: CONSIDERED IT LENT Macleod, , Alta./ : January ,7;-^.. L, nichards, a well-known resident >of Piiicher Creek was brought before Judge B. P. McNeill, at theWstrlct Coii't today on a charge of steaHng a fur overcoat, valued $95.00, the property of Mary Rose Smith of Plnchor Creek. Accused^ "who rwas arrested in Mrceod was. wearing the coat-when taken' Into custody, but in: her evidence, Mrs. Smith admitted -she^^iad been in the habit of lenmng^ocMed the coat, and without csilUnip on''the defence, his Honor dismissed the- owe,: W. M. CampbeM, �.K.O.i 'pi-dsecpted for the Crown, and'acowed.iwas^de-fended'b;r_ Joseph, Sicki'of Majiim PURITY-QUALITY-FLAVOR 111 Po^^sesses All Three It is absolutely pure, conforming to all Pure Food Laws. It is of high qusjlity, beipg made from choice cocoa beans, skilfully blended. Its flavor is delicious, because it is made without the use of chemicals, by'a strictly mechanical process that perfectly preserves, the appetizing NATURAL flavor of high-class cocoa beans. WALTER BAKER & CO, Limited MONTREAL, CANADA EsTAWsnsi 178^ DORCHESTER,.MASS. ;