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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 10, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, JULY 10, 3915 Zto: letMjribae Ibevalb letbbriDji, alberta DAILY AND WIEKLY. delivered, per by null, per year...... Wwklr. by null. W TELEPHONES.- J55J Editorial Odlos u-4 W. A. Buchanan John TorranM llanaging Director Manager ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR The German reply to the latest Lus- Itania note from the United States should be in the hands of President Wilson today, and present indica- tions are that its terms will not by any means satisfy the official mind of Washington, as to Germany's con- duct in submarine warfare in future. The tentative draft of the reply, given to Washington the other day, does not at all give the impression. as the dispatches have been stating, tnat Germany is anxious to satisfy United States in her demands. General Botha in South Africa bas Placed another feather in his cap by 1 bringing ahoat the surrender of all German troops in German southwest Africa. This will leave Botha free to aid the .Motherland in other quar- erals. C.'c troubles cun only bo straightened out by. general elec- tlou. SouUuAfrica Is Joins nobly In this war. For uion'lhs its forces, under General Bothn Have been overcoming the Gorman troops in the Herman col- onies o( Africa, ami now the govern- meut offers a contingent to serve on the. European battlefields. Fifteen years ago. these South Africans were at war with Britain, but they have learned tb.nl Uritisli rifle means the fullest freedom, liberty and Justice, ai.c1 trey are lo lo those jreat privileges. In the inquiry into the purchase o' binoculars for the firsl Canadian ex- peditionary force oelorc Sir Charles Davidson at Ottawa, it -fas brought out that Sir George E. Foster, as chairman of the Cabinet sub-commit- lee which look war purchases out of .he hands ot Major-General Hushes, had declined- to accept an option from a Rochester firm for 1200 high- grade glasses at very low rules for the second contingent, and as a re- sult the government had to pay 000 more later on. Economy certain- ,y isn't the watchword of the Ottawa government. Money has been wasted throughout all these war contracts. ters. The French are making bij ad- vances along the front from the Aisne to the Vosges. The Germans are ap- parently still making some advances in northwest Poland, although their activities against the Russians have considerably lessened in other direc- tions. LoM Kitchener has expressed him- leif again as satisfied with the man- ner in which recruiting is proceeding, but emphasiaes that more men still more men are needed. nd The threatened break between Lord Kitchener and Lloyd George over the presence of Major-General Van Donop as master-general of ord- nance, is causing a sensation in Eng- land, Gum point PEPPERMINT AND CINNAMON FLAVOURS MADE IN CANADA. BENEAIH THE !H8 GOSSIPY LETTER BY 6ADSBY War is an awful catiislrophe to the world, but there are incidents of war which create in us a greater pride in our fellows, and make us realize that the men who are battling for us ho'id strong the faith of their fathers and have not lost their regard for the spiritual. Lieut.-Col. Morrison of the Canadian forces, in a recent letter re- lates this striking incident: "We had R most picturesque funeral the other evening at dusk (truth is SOME or THE FARMERS' PRESENT PROBLEMS Th'e farmer last, year faced the seri- ous proh'iem of 'a 'crop failure. -This year he is wondering, in many cases, how he is going to get his crop har- .veited, bountiful does it promise to he. He will require and lots of it In some cases he -will be able to get help in his own dis- so much more dramatic that the Fancy little Leslie Good- eve (Captain Goodevo of Ottawa, whom we knew as a mischievous kid) standing at the head of a grave read- ing the burial sen-ice by the light oi a siege lamp held by a grimy-faced gunner: the silent men called from the guns standing in the dusk in the lush grass under an apple tree; the open grave, the stretcher, with the muddy rubber sheet, from under which stuck the feet of Thai, which a few hours before had been .a com- rade. The young reader's voice, punc- tuated by the crash of sheila eaplsd- ing only a hundred yards away; the ruined farmhouse making a silhouette blackened timbers against the translucent .western sky. Then they lifted It into the grave, and nearly every man repeated the .Lord's Pray- er'in unison. They "watched the hole illed up, and then, I shuffled silently off through the long grass to the gun pits in the orchard. Such a scene must have an influence on men, and raise E dspth of emotion such as not a century of smug peace would ever awaken in men of a similar status in trict. tut, generally sneaking, outside communities must supply the labor. Attention must be given this matter at once. The farmers must not be caught at harvest time without hands to handla the crop.. A crop that can- not be harvested at the right moment might suffer serious damage from rain or frost. When the farmer starts to harvest he should lave the labor he needs. He.can soon figure out his requirements, and as soon as he .knows the number of hands he will require he should proceed to ar- range for them. There are s eoaple of other serious problems facing the farmers. As is >ipected after a crop failure like thit.ot 1914, farmers are serious- ly crippled financially. That was the reason they received government assistance, fjow that they have a big crop in sight, they are wondering if they can finance the harvesting of it. What about binder twine? Will the dealers allow Ihem credit? or will the .banks advance them a loan until after.they sell the grain? Withoul binder twie a farmer can't harvest his crop. What is he going to do if he isn't'given credit or the .banks won't assist him. .He doesn't know for certain whether he will face this problem or not, but he is feartul ab put It this moment. Another problem in some districts is the scarcity of threshing outfits The country tributary, to Foremost is raising the biggest crop In its history Prior to ths entrance of the railroad the acreage was small, compared with this year, and consequently the few threshing outfits in the district were aufficient. This year the acreage is very large and the threshing outfits will never be able lo cope with the New outfits are urgently re- quired, but whether they will mater- ialize is problematical. These outfits cost money, and money is hard to get these days. There Is certainly an opening for the man with money Ip buy .threshing outfits and operate them in this particular section of the country. .he scheme of things." MADE IN CANADA -WHICH GIVES fULLCOMFOKT KLOSED XROTCH WILLIAMS. GREENE HRLIN. ONTARIO OUR POINT OF VIEW Liberals ought not to hurry into a coalition with the McBride gov- ernment. 'Better let Sir Richard bear ill oiifn shortcomings without at- tempting to unload them on the Lib- HOME STUDY Arts Courses only. SUMM ER SCHOOL QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY KINGSTON, ONTARIO ARTS EDUCATION MEPitirio SCHOOL OF MINING MIKING 5 ISSreiSft BNGINEER1NO OEO. T. CHOWN. BICKED UP IN SSING FOR THE EUSY MAN Winnipeg consumes five million olinds of butter every year. llccniilinu olliccs are being upcncd i the main streets of Toronto. Canada is assisting Montenegrins the liring line. Harland Kelly oi Urach uvenuc. oronto. was drowned in the lake oil aliuy Beach. Five hundred men irom Ontario avc gone to England to engage in on munitions oi war. Ottawa. July breezy interlude last week was Sir Kichard McHrido's evidence beforo the Ko.val Commission on War Scandals. it was bounded on the north by Powell, the stool pigeon, and on the south by Garland, the is the luine, but garlic is more like the it fitted in neatly. Everybody agreed that Sir Richard was in good form. He followed the usual course of statement charged with breaking any of the command- ments and denied everything. He did it handsomely, too, talking rap- idly lo prevent the truth from curd- ling. His evidence reminded Hie hearers of the old recipe for making chicken soup without any it was largely remarkable for what it omitted. However, it was plain enough that Sir liichard was himself, again. Al- was not charged with of- ferlng his Kingdom of British Colum- bia for a horse, he-was volunteering an explanation of why. he spent of the people of Canada's money lor two bargain-counter sub- marines that wanted to sink when they were supposed to swim, and wanted lo swim when they were sup- posed to sink. According to all re- ports they were the devil's own sub- marines, those wanting to do the wrong thine. Bill Grew in Size "Other kinds may be good, but there are several things that I know about one U-- M Sir Kichard, H will he remembered, imrchnsed these submarines on his own responsibility and then sent the bill to Ottawa. The bill oeeins to have been as badiy behaved as the submarines, for the first rough draft of i: WHS for which was subsequently changed on receipt of ______ telegrams, to Second lohn Rvim aged IS years, was ar- thoughts were more expou- The same 111 luck which pur- sued the submarines and- the bill for psted on a charge of Sooting Hifih ark I'resbyU'rian church, Toronto. Liberal them, beset the cheque which settled the Mani- for them. split on the way to British Columbia, and the final des- tination of one fragment has never been definitely traced to this day. Sir Richard did not touch on these matters, probably because he was nol asked the questions, which led up to them. There is no reason to believe rown, u iu.ii.rj. i that, he would have been any lesa can T R'., accidentally shot j did in his answers on this subject. He ___t.- nut thr, nnrnhnKH nf the two sllbmar August will he the indidate in llnffcrm for tl oba Legislature. J. Morris, Ulcnlipim, Ont., has eslgnrd the p'ostniastership of the own after 59 years' service. Miss Florence Jlickler, Preston, -as killed in an auto accident on the irand River road. Ehenezer Brown, a former cniploy- oi the G. T. R., accident-" nd tilled himself at Barric. John li. LovcII, who came to B. put the ourchase of the two subraar ines. for defenceless British Colum John U LovcII wo came o nes. or ee urine the Cariboo gold rush in 1S5S j bia I with two German warships sup uring tncj-.uiuuu ft in the the highest ied at Victoria. H Wiiteliead, chief C. P. It. UCK- t agent nt Windsor stat-ion, Mont- eal, shot himself in the head and ied' a short time later. F. Alan Gillard, 1-1 years, oi 32a Brunswick avenue, Toronto, -illed .in'a fall .down an ..elevator '.Miss Geneva Johnson. Andorer, N. i., was killed and Patrick Hcfiernan jadly injured when their automobile lunged over a bank-. Margaret Levinc, aged 101, the old- it, resident of Victoria, B. C is ead. Sh3 was born iii Belleville, w! M. Guy, who accepted the traf- c managership of the London and 'ort Stanley Electric railway, re- igned alter three days ie-r ".person- trreasons." The Canada, the new giant aero- plane being built at Toronto, will lave two 160 horsepower engines, a ving spread of 75 feet and will carry one ton of death-dealing machines. Hurray Byron, a- son oi George Byron, oi Camphellton, N. B., a stu- dent at King's University, Windsor, was drowned by the capsizing o! a canoe in the "St. CroU River, at [artville. -N. S. Alexander Weatherson, of Warfe- worth, Ont., who unsuccessfully con- ,ested the riding of Northumberland n the Liberal interests at the last Dominion election, is dead. He was reeve ot the township oi Percy. F W. Peters, member of an old Quebec fam.ly, a former official of the Merchants bank, later accountant 'or the old territorial government, and afterwards in the wholesale gro- cery business at Vancouver, died in, Victoria, B. C. I With three brothers killed by the Germans, D. C. Reeves was. sworn ranks of the, 60th battalion it Montreal. One brother was kill-' 'd in South Africa, another, died at Yprcs and a third fell at Lange- marcq- The.German crusier bmden, suns by the Australian cruiser Sydney off the Cocos Islands, is to be raised bv the' Australian department of de- fence. The Emdcn w 1.1 he afloat by Christmas and will be exhibited at the different recruiting centres in Australia; One iiundred soldiers were quaran- tined in railway cars on a siding at Brandon as the resil.t of a case ot smallpox discovered in the ranks. The mun had come from Sas- katoon and Prince Albert and were lo join the fi3rd battalion at Sewcll as the base detail. The death.of William Bushlcy Fox, deputy game warden, occurred at Cochr'ane, Ont. .Deceased was an old newspaper man, well known through- out many parts oi .the Dominion. He was wiln the expedition to Hudson Baj- with Major Moody when the latter went to buy up properly for the Dominion government. The British board of. trade for the month oi' June HJIUW mi in- crease in imports ol The principal increases were iii f.ood, raw material and cotton. The" exports showed :i decrease of 'r chielly in manufactured' articles, ci! whicli was in cotton tex- tiles. 'Tl.o British government cannot undertake to pay compensation for losses al sea owing in iirc action of the Reginald McKcnna, the chancellor of Hie a questioner in the British House cil wlin wan.tcd the survivors of the C'unard liner'. Lusitania com- pensated tor their lost effects. RIBBON DENTAC. CREAM You too should know these things that make a dentifrice what it should be its smooth base contains no sharp, insoluble crystals to scratch the enamel. it checks the growth and development of decay-germs and leaves the mouth non-acid. proper brushing a pleasant JUvor ii with it removes all traces of food from the desirable for young or old, to make tooth surfaces. regular care of the teeth a pleasure. Now that you KNOW, you, too, should use Colgate's, Purchase Ribbon Dental Cream to-day at your send 4c In stamps for a generous trial tube. Colgate Co. Established 1806 O Dr.-a.iJ W. 9. IT. H S lit Altut far 3229 1 posedly In the the highest patriotic grounds, which was right and proper thing to do. iiody expected a statesman of parts to do less. On certain matters of detail Sir Richard was not quite Toronto, was So convincing. It takes more than a blithe :-alr. and. aC ibpnny 4 smile to wrestle w'Ui figures) 'arid Sir Richard s no mathematicianr'as the present condition of British Columbia govern- ment finances pretty 'well proves. Sir Richard said that in a period of great nervous tension, "ho ..could not hesi- tate about the that is true enough. He didn't hesitate long en policy, and see where British Colum- bia Is now. Was Peeved in Toronto Considering the beautiful window- dressing he did at Ottawa, it is hard to understand why Sir Richard should have been so peevish when subsequently'interviewed .by the Globe in Toronto. It ciMiruirt nave oeeu tno submarines, which he had explained to his own them aside, so to speak, just like that. It must have been local conditions in British Columbia which caused him io sneak of political opponents as and talk of suinjr if they did not shut up. The change undergone by this debonair and gallant, young knight between Ottawa and Toronto can only be explained'by the fact that Toronto is two hundred an fifty miles nearer home than the other place. Rapidi Are Near Sir Richard talked like a man who feels that the rapids are near and the daylight is past; like one who was coming to his own and expected his own to receive him not; like a Prime Minister, In short, who waa.ap People's Forum submarines first and sent the bill af- terwards' to be ratified by Order-in- Council. What's more, he paid for them without Blinking on the simple assurance of an English navy officer that he couldn't have them built in England for less than each. Sir Hichard could hot afford to hesitate. He was so anxious to save that approximate difference of 1150000 between the Seattle price and the Tyneside price that he closed at once. It. is true that the Chilean government was only going to pay for the pair and had refused to come across with the money, not because it didn't, have the bat because the submarines pad the colic, but that is neither here -nor there. A bargain's a and must tit. ilkttlu ITlnle ;HlIHIilel, -he bought-the prehensive that his old side-kick, At OBJECTS. TO THIS FLAG Editor of the Herald: a special meeting of the lo- cal lodge of the Sons of England, held on June 30, 1915. the attenlion of the members was drawn to a Canadian ng which had been purchased' at a cal store, and on which the Papal own bad been substituted for the oval Crown. The undersigned was instructed to rite to the press of this, city, for le purpose of warning all loya'I citi- ens to be'careful when purchasing ags and to see that they receive le "tenulno British-Canadian flag, of hich wo are all: justly proud. Yours snapped up when you can get bargain is very much like a if be A gift-horse arg mustn't look it in the. mouth. Sir Richard didn't, and never will. Take or leave that Sir Richard's SEAL BRAND COFFEE m Ask your Grpcer for Seal Brand to-day.'' this delicious coffee for breakfast to- morrow. CHASE 4SANBORN MONTREAL 15 torney-General Bowser would he wait ing for him with a club. It was -a strange, savage way for a successful young statesman to talk, especiallj when approaching his home country, and the province which has enjoyed the blessings of his promissory-note- hand-it-out-to-tne-railways government for the last ten years. One would al- most think that he wasn't sure of ms welcome. There may be something i that too. Sir Richard .is not In the rst flush of triumph. His flush is a obtail now, and British Columbia is ailing for a showdown. Consequent Sir Richard has been rsst'.ess-of ate Line Sir George Foster, whc ound no rest for the soles of his feet ntil he lighted in North Toronto nd the Honorable Bob Hogers who is ooking for a soft place 'in Carlton ouaty, Sir Richard is casting about or a new place to perch. Like Noah s ove, though perhaps more spotted e is making inquiry where he will and after the deluge. For the last hree or four years, Sir Richard has een agile as a moving picture, skip 'ing all over Canada and the-Mother ountry in search of permanent jodg ngs. He is toying just, now with the dea of being Agent-General for Bri ish Columbia In England.- Not a bad Toying is'one of the best thing: Sir Richard does. He toys.as long ai vents or men will let him. Abou our vears ago. when British tolum iia b'egan to notice that toying wa lis long suit, he toyed with the ides of the Conservative leadership fo he Dominion of Canada. But Leade Borden and a general election put stop to that. Since then he has -toj ed ever and anon, especially wne British Columbia got peevish, wit the idea ot a Cabinet portfolio at o tawa. But toying was as far as h got Like the man who was ktcke downstairs three times he came t the conclusion that they didn't wan lira in there. The general opinion. seems to o that Sir Hichard has gone as far a head of hair will carry him, .an that from now on his progress will b backwards. .______. IUF- 'RESERVISTS AND OTHERS Washington, -D.CY, .-July Cecil Spring British ambas- sador today asked the State depart- ment to intorm lilm what distinction, if any it draws between'the questions of neutrality involved in the return of reservists to those European cpun- tries which have reserve systems and thn ilnparture of volunteers to those countries which have no such system. In effect the Ambassador's request points out that reservists have been permitted to return to Germany, Aua- Iria and Turkey, while legal acllon has Iiuen taken against persons forward- ing volunteers for the British lie is understood to contend there no" difference in effect in the situa tioni. and the proposed Liquor Act, I wish merely lo stftte itllat to anyone having even a slight familiarity with either, of these laws, it is apparent 'roiii Mr. Calvin's letters that (how- ever good his Intentions) he is not only ill utter ignorance of the provi- sions of the proposed Act. but also of the provisions' of the present License Ordinance. This is the most charit- able conclusion we can draw. I do not intend'occupying youf space with a long discussion of the various clauses of the two pieces oi! legislation, hut simply wish to sug- gest to any of your readers who have been misled by those letters that they set copies of the present Ordinance, and the proposed Act, and comparo them with -Mr. Calvin's statements, Yours truly, A. G. VIRTUE. ul; Se.creta.ry. ditor of the Herald Mr Henry Oalvm has written u deal with the effects of.prohibi- on in Kansas, the proposed Liquor ct, and othei matters his general argamenta as to rohibillon I haie nothing to do; either do' I purpose dealing with his tatements as to his experiences in public will hardly he willing to accent the testimony of any mliudml! Ihowever unfortunate his xpenences against that of the Goy- rnor of Kansas and 400000 ot its oters, as indicated in our advertise- lent in this issue of >our paper. In connection >Uth his remarks con- erning the present License Ordm- OLDEST DEAD "Vancouver, B.C., July old- est inhabitant of Victoria died yes-, terftay at the Aged Woman's Home, In the person of Mrs. Margaret Le- vine, aged 10'4. Mrs. Levine.was hrort in BellsviHe, Ont., and came to Vic- toria in 1899. She is survived by 20 srandchildren and 12 great-grand- children. Her husband .died two years ago. EATON'S YACHT ACCEPTED Ottawa, Ont.; July offer at Sir --John Eaton' 61' Toronto, inviting ilie naval service department to mako use of his valuable steam yacht Flor- ence unill the end of The war, hag been accepted by the naval.authorities llere' The yacht carries a complete wireless equipment, and will become a valuable acquisition to the patrol squadron on the-Atlantic coast, where it is to be taken at once. CAUTION. Several instances having been discovered in Canada of .the Infringe- ment of our rights by, the use of the title "Fruit or of colourable imitations of our well- known wrapper, all per- sons are hereby warned against- similar infringe-' .ments. Our Rights have been established by de- cisions of the House of Lords and other Courts, both at home and abroad, and perpetual "injunctions and damages have been obtained against offenders. Persons found in- fringing our rights will be proceeded against without further notice. Prepared only by J. C. ENO, Limited, SALT' WORKS, LONDON, EHG. Agents for North America HAROLD F. RITCHIE CO., Ltd., 10-12-14 McCaul St., TORONTO ;