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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 22, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta "Mfisrtnm- THE LETKBRIDGE DAILY HTBRAtB THURSDAY JULY 21 IMS Sb: toeralb Hlbcrta DAILY AND WEEKLY. SUBSCRIPTION delivered, year it? -sail. per by mill, TELKPHONE8; 1.00 W. A. Buchanan John ltcaclni; Director Buiinw Muue ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR A Teutonic offensive on an alftrm- Ing scale ia developing along the Bal- tic provinces against the Russian po- litions in the vicinity of Warsaw. The Germans have a'iready taken (AVindau, and are advancing on Riga, the seaport on the Baltic, which is the main point of supplies for the Russians. The capture of ibis would bi s. ssricus ihing for them. The evacuation of Warsaw is still proba- ble, although the drive on the capital itself appears ti> have somewhat slackened. There is no indication of the situa- tion in the other theatres of the war. English papers are crying out that the British Mockade does not seem to hire been effective in checking of cotton and foodstuffs for Germany, via Sweden and other neu- tral countries. It Is stated that Germany is to for- ward an ultimatum to Roumania, de- manding passage for war munitions through her country to Turkey. Rou mania may be in the sooner than expected. GIVE THE ACT A FAIR TEST Alberta has spoken in no uncer- tain voice. Clearly and emphatically the electors have declared themselves in favor; of prohibition. So pro- nounced ,is. the position taken that the "Wets" must yield without fur- ther protest to the will of the pfio Attempts to quash, the election, or any effort; to unset the will of the people will be useless. The Alberta government; has a straight mandate from the people aricl must obsy it. No Jegal quibbling- must be to interefere Tvitij the expressed opinion. It is majority is large it is also well that the victory was not confined to the coun- try. The cities of the province with one exception, voted against the liquor traffic: Calgary and Edmonton teiiiff most pronounced la.tfeeir maj- orities. There can be no. question BOW that the and wants the booze business wip- ed" put. It will now he the "business of the government to put the wiK of the people into effect. And when the law is put on the statute books, it must he enforced to the letter, lency will hotihelp the Act, or the government. .The government must hesitate-to use every effort. to make 'the Act effective in its opera- tions. The people want a fair, hon- est test of the measure.- That is the they ..caa'. judge whether it is beneficial or sot. Careless ppera tion of the act -will reflect on the gov- and lose it friends The government 'knows the..sedi- ment of-thje province. It should put its heart.and soul into.a faithfuljeffort to carry'i out tiie views of the great the people. As to ihV decision of the people we offer no objection The Liquor Act thorbugfctv explained. The tem- perance forces emphasized its merits in a priH ide publicity cam paign, and the '.liquor, element did their utmost by publicity and bv a thorough canvas to impress the peo- ple that the Act -was unworkable and would, create 'worse conditions. An intelligent acted as the; jury, and gave their verdict to the temper forces ia a war we are'not surprised..-The temperance wave has been advancing In recent years, and it was bound to tpread into these democratic western piovibces. The lime arrived; full op- portunity, was given for campaigning, And Alberta has joined the "dry" pro- cession, and if-the Act Is properly en- forced, is likely, to remain in the pro- cession for -hifuiy years. Predictions been made as to ihei probable effect of the passage of inch legislation upon business. Cer- tainly: one line of business is badly hurt; but it is open to serious doubt whether other lines of business will suffer. Time will tell. The. Tantis muit npt get panicky, jet- Better wait and fcee OUK POINT OF VIIW Alberla on the water wagon. To the victor belongs the cheering. It was a sUndoff at Standoff all right. An even vole was cast. Raley must he populated largely by Silver Democrats. H went 18 to 1. Boundary Creek went and on the boundary, too. Every uinu who believes in respon- sible government should accept the decision gracefully. We Cannot Control the Law of Supply and Demand and thus secure tea at a fixed price but we can and will control the "SALADA" For 23 the Standard of Excellence in teas has been SALADA and come what may, it shall never deviate from that standard. B si Well, we have been looking for dr weather. Probably we we want. now. Railway Board that it is proposed! to rim" a car ferry between Toronto ,-il! get what i and IJort Dalhonsie, j It is said a prospector in Atlin dis- trict lias discovered a nugget pure gold, the largest ever fouud. Fred Townlev lias been appointed Rocky Mountain constituency was "I r it'll i un mvt a regular Gibraltar that the Drys {o prepal.e tjf Vancouver's could not force to surrender. j unjOn railway depot nt False Creek. i Sonic three hundred employees of They used to cart this the wide-! ihe Algoma stuel plant walked out in O.ur new name wiil be j "them to the scale ot wages received prior io the war. open country. the closed-tight province. A CANADIAN'S HEROIC WORK (From Sir Max Aitkin's Eye-Witness Dispatch) "The efforts of the battalion were now confined to erecting barricades just south of 'Stony Mountain' and north of and to holding the second line trench. The supply of bombs ran short, and Private want-in Moat am. Leihbridge. -having experienced ai the issue oi special war taxjsmith of Sotiihamutou. Ont., sou of a dry year last year, leaned heavily to stamps in Canada there has been a Methodist minister nnd not IUuch the -wets" this vear. thfe j raore than nineteerii was aimo3t ihe collectors in all-parts o the 8ouree-of replenishment. He 1 Canada ,s thc only countrv that tu, ArmagedJOI1( a stmieut at the Listowel Business College. History relates he was singing: the trench version of T Wonder How the Old Folks Are at Horns' when the mine exploded, and he was'burled. By ihe time hs had dug himself out he discovered that all his world. Includ- ing his rifle, had disappeared. But his business training had told him that there was an active riemand for bombs for the German trenches H few score yards away. So Private Smith festooned himself with bombs from the dead ami wounded bomh- throwers around him and set out, mainly on aK fours, to supply the de- mand. He did it five times. He was not himself a bomb-thrower, but a mere middleman. "Twice he went up to the trenches and handed over his load to the busy men. Thrice so hot was the fire that he had to lie down ami toss Use bombs (they do not explode until the safety pin is withdrawn! into Ihe trench to the men who needed them most. "Hie clothes were literal'iy shot into rags and ravels, hut he himself was untouched, and he explains his escape by saying, 'Oh, 1 kept mov- ing.'" As in every campaign bad feelings i adopted this method of taxation to were aroused but they are likely'to j finance the war. hence the undivided be forgotten .bv the end of the week. tor stamps of the Dominion. j The British government has order- Coutts nad as little reason to vote j Ennistimon1; wet as any place ia Alberta. There i jraiioWS of Athenry and'H. .1. the people have to walk a few feet i pim ol leave Ireland on and thev can Ret Ml ths wet stuff tlleyiaccouni of their campaign irom pub- i ijc platforms against war and re- The Panama Canal was used last week Eor the first timr by thc large battleships of the United States navy, when the Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin, carrying naval cadets from Annapolis to San Francisco, made the trip from the Atlantic to Sharpe. Dominion member for Lisgar. will contest one. of the. Winnipeg pro- vincial seats, means that the Hon. Robert Ropers will hack to Mani- tou and Lisgar as be docs not feel that he. Soutli Winnipeg, his present says the Toronto Telegram. The "Petit Parisien" relates the following tragic detail given by an engineer who witnessed the fatal ac- cident to Lieutenant Watneford "Lieutenant. Warneford wore proud- ly pinned on his breast the Cross of the Legion of Honor which 31., Jlilleraud, the Minister of War, had himself handed to him a lew days ago. In the fall the cross pene- trated deeply into his chest." Once dry never anything else, seems to be-the habit Take the constituency and Milk Riv- er and Warner and Foremost as in- stances. They voted to stay_ dry. And to think that the "wild and Troolly vest Is leading the temper- ance procession. Saskatchewan, Al- berta, and soon Manitoba, go dry. On- tario is in the rear. the Pacific. The announcement CLARKE A CO. TlM Friday-Saturday In This Mid-Summer Sale Lowest prices yet announced for the final Clearance of All Summer Stocks WA'SH DRESSES' Half Price to Valuo.i Our entire stock tl-oni JS.50 un. including Voiles. Crepes anil Wash Goods In various stylo mid colors. Sizes up to 42. UNTRIMMEO PANAMA Regular f 7Sc RAJAH SILK in natural color only. 33 ins. wide. Special Bargain J4.50 SUNSHADES in newest shapes, plain and fancy 45 Special AND 51.50 LONG SILK GLOVES, superior qualities, in white, black and other colors. Special Bargain AND S1.75 EMBROID- ERY, lovely flouncing in elab- orate Special Bargain----... WWW 50c WASH COODS; Crepes. Voiles, etc., in. stripes and floral designs; Special Bargain WHITE SALE A great clean up of Hie entire stock of finest Whitewear. Medium sized ahtpM, in three very becoming splendut finality Panama at about half act- i ual value. 16.50 3ILK PETTICOATS, flB- est DucliBflse Satin, many nov- elty colors; Special 4. Skirts, Gowns, Corset Cov- ers, Drawers, Princess and Combinations without reserve. 25c 35c AND fin- em ribbed silk lisle, white, black and colors.; Special Bargain... 35c TOWELS; extra" heavy Turkish Towels. M'Jilte brown. Special t 65c CORSET EMBROIDERY; finest SwiBB goods; IS Ins. 'Wide, lovely qualities; Special Bargain BRASSIERES; ery or lace trimmed, or back adjustment; Special Bargain....... RICKED UP IN SSING FOR THE 1USY MAN Thos. Cantley has been elected pre- s'iuent of the Nova Scotia Steel Co. Capt. BOWCD, a war hero, was welcornedjaack to Edmonton. The clover'crop is very heavy in the Crestohi-valley. Silver'ton, :B. C-, will contribute a 'machine- gun. The wife oi Judge Liddell, died ai Cornwall', "Ont. Brigadier General Palmer Baylor Wood, U.S.A., retired, died at Los Angelea. Assessment returns show that the rapid rise in land values in Toronto has been checked. Vancouver is out tor the 1917 con- vention of the Rotary clubl of Am- erica.' The tax -rate oi Revelgtoke this. year is fixed--at twenty-five mills, on the dollar. W. J. Lindsay, prominent member of the Winnipeg. Grain Exchange, is dead. The lumber mills oi the Geo. Gor- doo Lumber Co. at Cacse Bay, Ont., were destroyed by fire. A Mildred Grant rose blooming in the jatden of V, H is inches in diameter For selling; liquor to-an Indian, B. Poper, of uas sent to jail for one vear The pioneer oi Vancouver, James Cooper keiih, left an estate valued at oxer 000 J, S Huff, B A of Davidson, has assistant principal oi Normal school J IF Chapman general manager oi the Thousand Islands Railway, is tad--at Ganonoqufc. "M Walter, oi Wilkie, has teen appointed to the staS ot Rejma Collegiate Institute Hon Edtiaid Btoivn, provincial treasurer, will contest Tne Pas for the .-Manitoba legislature. H J DIMS, a prominent stock breeder of East .made two attempts to end his life, by strvch nine and liangmg- amoimt-of.timber scaled in saw logs during-June in British Columbia was feet, 000 were for- espors. Erection of a monument at Eafcle Pass, in the Selkirks, to the discov- Walter Sloberley, C.E., is moot- ed in British Columbia. The British Columbia University will take over McGiH University Col- lege'..building this' fall and open :ourses in anconver The noted missionary boat oi British Columbia, run bv the Metho- dist church, the Thomas Crosby, is tow a fishery cruiser. A Vancouver paving company's li- quidator will sue the city of Saska- toon for due on contracts executed there. British Columbia Councils igree ivitb the idea.of granting tax jxemptions on properties of soldiers it or going to war. President Siierrard of the Canadian Manufacturers' association, thinks Russian will give the British Empire trade .preference. J. A. MacLeod, principal of Vic- toria school, Kcgina, and C. "E. Brown, of Maple Creek have been' -.appointed' inspec- tors of .Saskatchewan.: .Gerard for'the Can- adian Northern, told" UHV '-Dominion. Toronto's debt approaches 000. A French that IK driven by an aerial propeller has proved ef- ficient, its inventor ilaims, because the blades or the propeller have been shaped like a bird's wing. Too Nervous To Drive a Car? That's top.bad, old man, "but you know nervous- ness is largely due to wrong habits of eating and drink- ing. If you iw-ould. quit tea and'coffee and use Postum your steady up. Postum lias a delicious, snappy flavour and there's no it's got tea and coffee beat a mile. Sound adyice. More and more, people are waking up to the harm- ful effects, of drug.in tea and frequent causj? of. nervousness, heart flutter, dizziness, headache, and. olher ailments. Instant Postum is the soluble -form.: ofr Ihe original Poatum Cereal. A level cryslaline powder in a cup of hot water makes a dclcious food-drink instantly. 30c and 50c tins. The convenience, of Instant Postiim is seen at a glance, but some prefer the original Postum Cereal which must be'thoroughly and 25c pack- ages. Grocers sell both kinds and Ihe cost per cup is about (he same. A change from lea or coffee to Postum has been a good thing for thousands. "ThereYa Reason" Canadian. Postuftl Cereil-Co., Ltd., Whidsor, Ont. Public Meeting Celebrates Victory After the returns from the.outside points of the Alberta battlefield had assured a sweeping victory for the 'prohibition forces, the general staff of the Lethbridge army corps sup- ported by the enthusiastic body. of workers, met in the Christian church, where thp results of the campaign were discussed, and the forces rallied for further advances against the ene- my. President, Virtue, leader ot the Lothbridge Temperance forces open- ed the rally with a word of'thanks to the Lord to whom he "ascribed the victory. ;He. thanked his co-workers for their lirm support and enthusias- tic efforts In carrying out. the cam- paign, an3 though 'Lethbridfie had lost out by a small majority to the it had been expected from the first. E. R. J. Forster spoke ot the cam- -paign, and how the had been obtained. Rev. A. C. Bryan also spofce veiy eloquently. Rev. G. H. Cobbledick was called .upon next to speak. He paid a great tribute to the way in which the act- ivities of the campaign during tbs last week, and particularly the last day, had been directed by the inde- fatigible leader. President A. G. Vir- tue. Mr. Cobbledick stated that fight was not done, but only begun, that since it was necessary to have united public opinion In favor of the Act, steps should be taken imme- diately to organize the temperance and moral forces to get ready for next July when the Act will come into force. Other speakers who addressed the meeting were the Rev. ilr. Copeland of London, Ont., who said that be en- vied Alberta in the it had won against the'liquor interests; Mr. Verestok, a naturalized Austrian, and one of the most ardent prohibitionists, spoke a few words. Canon McMl'ilen addressed the meeting. He declared that he did not feel at all surprised that Leth- bridge had gone wet, and that it wits no cause for shame on the part of the temperance forces, as he had ex- pected a much greater majority ag- ainst the Act. Rev. Mr. Denoon was called upon, and eloquently confirmed the Senti- ments of the meeting. Rev, Mr. Ross also spoke. C. B. Page, one of the hardest workers of the campaign, and a new arrival Horn the States, spoke in rousing terms of the prohibition work with wbicli he has been associated for ten years, declared that the idenv tification of a man with a great oause had air enobling the he said, '.'unless you live. It doesn't pay to, hang around on the edge of things; get into, the midst of things, and don't be buried till you're dead." Commissioner Reid addressed the meeting. He declared that he "was than he ever was before, even on the night of, his election to the coramlssionershij] of Lethbridge, The meeting closed by a word of prayer by Bryan and Rev. Mr.. Ross. MACLEOD I.O.O.F. OFFICERS Macleod, July 2J. The following officers were installed at' a meeting of the'local Oddfellows, the ceremony being performed by p.D-G.M. Mathe- son, of Granum N'G., Brother II. W. Stewart V, G II J. E. Gardiner A. Mann Warden, Garse u. Con- ductor, C, McKay Inside Guard, J. K. Rogers; Outsiilc Guard, J. Rothr ney Chaplain, K. Forslcr Brown R. S. G-, W. U. Andrews L. S. N. G., Joe Marks; H. S V. G.( H. C. A. Stewart; L. S. V...G., Dr. Weston L. S, S., K. T. Mitchell.; R. S. S., H. Tennant. A new hose for washing au- tomobiles has a rubber lip that ca'i be compressed with thn lingers to -form a spray and a valve operated by a hut toil to shut oft thc flow of .water. Wheat Headed Out in Macleod Section Macleod, July crop condi- tions in this district still continue to improve, and never in the history of the country have prospects looktid so promising. The only tiling; now required is a continuance of fine, sunnv weather. The increase in acre- SAILINGS From Montreal. T.S.S. 25 T.S.S. ...July 30 Cabin Rafe to Glasgow Third-Class PREPAID TICKETS Fruin Scotland issued at Lowest Rates. Further information from any Railroad or Steamship agent in Canada. Donaldson Line H. E. LIDMAN. Uen. Agent. Vancouver, 531 GranvHIe Street Phone Sey. 3199. Winnipeg) Jlain Street. Phone M. 5312. age is at least'twenty-five cent, and a careful Examination of crops in the district, midft by ex- perienced men, 'ate most All fall wheat is well" headed and at least sixty per cent, of thfi spring grain is' also headed, most districts harvesting should general by the ini'ddle ot Auiuit A shortage of labor will undenfet- exist, but the of ithis shortage is rx'tremely hard to Sswioe MISSANAilE (new) July Mi METAGAMA (new) Au( If MIS8ANABIE (njw) .wlept. T: METAGAMA' .'..tvpt. MISBANARIE ...Oct. 7 METAOAMA ...Oct. 11 For full apply any Railway or MaanuMJa Agant or W. C, CACY, Qanaral Agant 210 Portage Winnipeg WATERTON LAKES PARK HOTEL 'joined i Leth- Sed Rain per Day. .John This justly famous pleasure and Health Retort now for the 1915 selBOn.' Xo elpeqse has been to makt tkinlc pleasant and comfortable for visitors. Come and Spend Your Vacation Here You will find it good for your nervea; good for tie calUJriB. Lot's of.shade, ice coirt spring bncinj mouiialn air, passed mountain cmmpinp grounda. Special Attention to Automobile Parties Hotel accommodation lias tieen greatly improved. Good home cooked meals. Dancing every evening on open air plutfom. Divine Service every Sunday. Excellent Boating on the 12 miles of lake water. Good lake and mMntaln itreum tishing. Tents for hire at reasonable BOULTON'S. AUTO RATES TO AND FROM WATERTON LAKES ON APPLICATION. INFORMATION FREE. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES. -i n i, title Deeds, PolMlt Lethbridge Branch R. T. Brymner, Mgt. ;