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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 30, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta i-A J GB TOUR IBB THURSDAY, JULY 30, 1914 ttbe Ictbbriboe Dei-alb DAILY AND WEEKLY SUBSCRIPTION RATES Daily, year..... DallT, by mail, swr jear by mail, per year.... 3.00 1.00 -TELEPHONES Business Office Editorial Offlce 1-1 W. A. Buchanan John Torrance Managing Director Business Manager MUST BE A REAL FIGHT .A local philosopher makes the ob- servation that things in the world won't be right until the European na- tions hare a real light. Maybe he is correct in' judgment. Anyway. European powers have been heading lor war more than they been heading away from It Across the At latttio the danger ahravs is that all the nations will become Involved In .the Quarrels of a couple of other na- tions. Ones Austria and Servia come into conflict Germany and Russia are wrHiely as not-to Jump into tie fray Bid then all Europe may become a battleground. We have 'been preach- ing and.talking peace for sears and Andy Carnegie Has been spending his millions upon peace palaces, but It looks as "though ahe world might soon tee most desperate conflict be- tween the nations yet known. God Jorbid that it should come to tisb, but it seems Inevitable If Russia and Grmany enter the fray. Tte conflict will mean the death of thousands in order ithat revengo may be obtained for the slaughter of ttie Jtelr apparent to "the Austrian throne. Itiita. great Dity thas tiie debt could not be paid without armed 'conflict Britain so fer has played the noble Sart, as always. Peace was the object she aimed at and not war. On the other hand Germany acts as though war waa foer desire, -Sha seemingly wants Austria to fignt it out, and if Russia Jumps in to aid Servia, Ger- many will be only too ready to get in behind Auataa. In the meantime the highest diplomacy of Britain is directing Mta efforts towards peace, and if ipeace cannot be secured, then the localization of the conflict .Tie army worm is ravaging On- tario and the Slmcce Reformer wants to know what tetter floes a country deserve Sbat sjnnds for Sam' armories.________ _ There are at present sis' vacancies "in tfhe Senate, which is about one- thousandth per cent of tlie number of demands for elevation to Tne Red Chamber. -'The Dufce arid hta party saw an oil it-ell gush at Calgary, was far from ftfi gushing ag some of the Ofeta.- society people thelf Royal High.- nentes ihave met It it if not an1 oH strike It IB a placer gold rush, and If It la not a scrap In Ulster or Mexico It is a real biff fight in Europe. The ..newspapers most hare news these dog days. j Tight money is getting lots of ei- for Its existence. First it was (be Balkan war, then it was -Mexico, and how the Austrians and are rug-Mug in to make H "War is and most em- i pbatlbftlly when it interferes- with the easy now of caeh many' thousand away, PICKED UP IN I ASSING FOR THE BUSY MAN George Clirlstopher, eou of-one of the oldest and best known cattle buy- ers In Halton county. at his home near OakvHIa, Ont Maxime Dumais, an aged resident of St Boniface, .succumbed .to the heat, aged 78 years. Dumais wss a llrst cousin of Louis Rell, and during :e-uprising of 1870 he served as one of Rail's lieutenants. driving from Medicine Hat Mr. and Mrs. Tweedie and their soil Prank, of Endou, were thrown- from their rig. -Mrs Tweedie "was badly shaken up and was unconscious for several hours Air. Tweedie had his band nearly torn off and received sev- eral scalp wounds. TJie boy suffered from broken ankle and a bad sprain. W. P. Archibald, Dominion pa- role officer, says the system is work- ing well. In fifteen yeara 6S40 prison- ers 'have -been' released, 3454 from penitentiaries and 30S6 from jalla and reformatories. The entire loss from forfeiture of parole in fifteen years has 'been 41S or 6.4 per cent P. Snowden- was crossing the street at Fort Worth, when a large rat ran in front of (him. Snow- dei reached In his pocket, drew out a silver dollar and with unerring aim threw at the animal, striking it on the head, killing It instantaneously. Snow- den recovered his dollar. A case .of shocking brutality was brought to the attention ot tne Hu- mane Society at Toronto, and "as a result a mentally deficient child of 7 years is' to be sent to the Orillia asylum. Neighbors trere surprised one afternoon early iast week to see the child in his yard poking out the pyes of a kitten. After ne had finish ed this he placed the struggling an- imal into a tar barrel, and seemed to enjoy its torture Immensely. William Barnes, the Nevr York Re- publican boss, 'nftd his attorneys pre- pare papers in u J50.000 libel suit agsinst Theodore Roosevelt Mr. Barnes is suing his former friend, the colonel, because .of the tetter's state- ment saying the "rottenness" of the state government "is. due directly to the dominance in politics of Mr. Mur- aided phy and his subbi and abetted when necessary ny Mr. Barnes and the subbosses of Mr. Barnes." A cablegram from the International Agricultural Institute gives Rnssia-in- Burope wheat .production as rear, being a reduction of bushels; rye, or 97.6. per cent; barley, or 85.3 cent; oats or 76.9 per cent The total wheat for Great Bri- tain, Belgium. Spain, Italy, Luxem- burg, Switzerland, United States, Tunis, India, Japan and" Hungary is' or'96.0 per cent of last year. army worm has done hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth of dam- age to Ontario crops, and now tlhe graaslhopper is beginning to -plague some districts. Drouth is not the only disaster farmers have to face. It is about as tad to have worms eat up a crop which is green and growing, as to have the sun burn it up. idear old world seems to be tbpsy .turvy just now. A European war hardly over and another one be- gins. it Is hard to.say whether war Is over there or not In Ireland talk of rebellion Is rampant In Canada times were never as. bad, "with, tight money, a drouth In many parts of the west, the army worm and grasshoppers in Ontario, earthquakes In Nova Scotia, political scandals In New Brunswick, rotten bye-elections in Manitoba- But remember, pessim- ists, there la a silver lining to every Nell McQuarrie has resigned as city solicitor at Medicine Hat. Hi recent y came west from Prince Edward Island. Auutie Louisa Morgan, of Pittsburg celebrated.her 104th birthday, led, Bie grand march at a party given her by a Mrs. Irene Metaler, and then danced .ft Highland fling. Mrs. Mor- gan was born in Wales and came to America in 1835. .Her late husband fought with Wellington at Waterloo. A hen owned by William Qulgg of when it was denied a nest of eggs It bad stolen and started o hatch, appropriated a brood of kit- ehs. Tlie hen spread its wings over the kittens each night and in dailight would forage tterTood JasFas though raoBbenng a broofl of. chicks. Fiuallj the mother of the a de- cisive ibattle, regained her brood. That English capital to the extent of will be available for Hie development of the Alberta O'l Selds it otl ia found In commercial quantities, was the statement made bv T. J. S Skinner, who has aust re- turned from a ten weeks', visit to Eng- and, where, the oil situation was She topic of considerable interest to the arge financial interests. Major Schoof is Between Devil and the Deep Sea ALL HOPE OF MEDIATION PRACTICALLY GIVEN UP______________ CONTINUED FUOM FRONT PAGE. of the Imperial ministers who price were ilill in piagresn that assembled at tae chancellor's palace. G, tmnny had not jet oraerwl mo- Rumors were current afterward that i biliiatlon oi her the first German orm> carps, with FRANCE ALL BUT' headquarters at Koeuigsbeig, had MOBILIZES i been raobillied. and that a can July 80. Every military been issued for a sesbion of the Fed-' preparation ihort ot moMliwitlou 4as oral Council, which is composed of re now teen matte in France. The prin- liresentatlvss of tlie of Oer-lcipal railroad stations aud all the Jnany. i nii boxes and switches aw today The proceedings at the Imperial con-' guaidetl by troops: ference at Potsdam yesterday, under K-inors ot wildest natUr the presidency of Emperor W'lllam have been kept-a secret. Questions addressed to officials, evoked the re- ply: "We regret we are unable to fur- mJi the slightest mfoimatlon on the GERMAN NAVY STILL ON 1! is Known TJiat steps have been nature were in circulation today to, that President Poincairc, alter an all council ol war had decided to call o! the French ,irmy reserves A strongly worded of- flciui denial ot this was issued, to gether with assurances that drastic measures would be taken against spreading such reports The goveinmcnt is working in close co- taken, ttfnard the mobilization of the j eratlou wllh the principal German, navy. Thr are are stiH on a normal tooting. Everything, however, is in Instant readiness .for bringing the navy up to- ivar strength. As to the Germany army, in addition to the precautionary nunements of battle squadrons j papDrs to reassure the public At the at Kiel and WH tlmo a mj ls ovct military operations ns during the war in 1870 the" Germans arti said .to have obtained a great advantage Irom the informatioh printed in tho. French press WHEAT JUMPS 7 CENTS IN CHICAGO smaller units toward the Husslau and j juiy 30. Wheat today French fronti: the men composing, seven cents a bushel in the the supplementary reserve, which con- Of trading. sists of those who escaped service la the army, are reported to have receiv- ed instructions to report for drill three dass after the mobilization, In case it should be ordered. SITUATION MORE GRAVE IN GERMANY Berlin, July of- ficials at the foreign office declared today that the 'situation had' grown worse today, instead of better. They pointed out that the mobihza- BA.S'K OB' BELGIUM RAISFS DISCOUNT RATE Brussels, July 30 rate ol dis- count of the B.vnk ol Belgium was ra.scd from four to five per cent, to- d-y MEDIATION HAS BEEN ABANDONED Rome, Julj circles here appeared today to have abandoned all .hoje of efiicacy of mediation in tlio European conflict It was stated tion uf the Russian arnn, at a time; that the moment had now come for not njnvpcll Germanv to ihou whether shewant- ed and st 11 _nal: and only be -interpreted in one Way and that was that Russia was deter- mined to support-Servia. It was addedvthat France.also was known to secret, military preparations, and tbat although Ger many had not jet mobilized, it was questionable whether she could re- main inactive much.longer in face of-, the military preparations on her bor- ders. IRISH HOME RtjLt: WIPED OFF SLATE .FOR MOMENT Leaden, July leaders oi the pol ticol pailies-an Omtei Kingdom were in conference today at the res deuce of Sir Edward Grey, (he British Foreign Secretary, where that she alone could influence for. peace. BRITAIN ACTIVE IN MEDITERRANEAN Malta, July ant preparations proceeded among large British garrison and also amcug the vtssjls ot the British flest here tiuoughout the night All leave lor olT.cjrs and men has been stop- ped. The autnorit'es issued orders for a precautionary stage of mobil- ization and as a consequence great activity was apparent in the dock yards. WILL REMAIN'NEUTRAL ..i The Hague, Netherlands, July 30. The official Uazotte today publishes Major School, of Claresholm. it1 Bonar Law, of the opposition. having a hard time these davs th2 was under! a declaration oi aosolute neutrality :scussicn. -Premiar Asquith, Andrew! on the part of the Netherlands dur- Ith just "where he is at. He wants to fight a.duel'in Cal- He woi be in at human t-Jger, enters -Mciicb-Gity. to drove together-td 'the meeting In Mr, Law's car. It was said -that an agree- ment had teen rsached by all parties in reference te Irish Home Rule, ould like Mexico andi GERMANY STILL it tlie killing1 'when; Villa, tlie i ON-PEACE 'FOOTING1- a- Herlin, July tlie German ing the Austro-Servian war. JAPAN MAY HE DRAWN INTO WAR St. Petersburg, July of- ficial anency here today publishes despatch from Tokio quoting a news- paper-there as exiifessiiig the" view that in case of a general. European event of Germany'-boing.drawn into per cent, of'test the European 'struggle, waiits to go He is a birth, .and, in1 Foreign Office it was stated that et-l war the participation of. Japan as forts toward-, the. maintenance of! the ally of Great back-and tight lor-the'-Vaterland. But he too, a and if Germany fights, Englan ficbt, and he will want to-be on side of John Bull. THOUSANDS KILLED IN BATTLE OF FOTCHA CONTINUED PROM FRONT PAGE. Here's what he said in Great Falls. which beipngs to' the special service. ARTILLERY DU yesterday, according to the Great sectlon oi was ordered! AT SEMENDR1A Falls'Leadet: July M.- DUEL Sir Robert) Borden hacn't settled on a tour to the this year, ,all news, piper to the contrary.. Prjme was to Toronto tne ottwt day sad mad> thin raent about proposed western "It bu not yet been cozislder- I miy go and I may hot go. That Will not be decided .until I get back to Ottawa. Tie newspapers, of course, H all arranged for me. It is amusing how have hammered away at It, 'but nothing lias yet "been yclren-out nothing will be given -iut until a decision is made." It Is pfactlcally certain that J. G. H, Bergeron, ex-M.P., will be selected as successor of Hon. M. E. Eernier on the Rallvray Commission. Who is to replace Dr. James Mills is undecided. In place of being an Ontario man re- presentations are being made that as Drayton, Scott and McLean are from that pTorinde, the new appointment should go to the -west The only member of the 'board from there is Commissioner Goodevo British 'Columbia. Appointments ll be made ia ifce fall Dancing on the beach, in bathing' suits has called down the denuncji- tion of tlie parish paper of the Roman Cauioiic church, .of flio Nativity, In Madison street, near Clafisbn avenue, Brooklyn, of which the Rev. John L.. BcUord Is rector. "Tlie shameless an3 unspeakably vulgar dances that, are done on the beach Is the way the article speaks of them, and goes omto say: "But one degree, and that a very thin degree, removed Turn nudity, these uhamelegs tures, locked in each other's arms, whirl and sway end bend and dir upon the sands with every evidence of sexual excitement and (pleasure foi themselves and to the assembled ithrong. It did 5eem that the bottocr of the abyes had been Jaid 'bare vhcr these similarly attired, wen to llo en the sands wrapped is. eaeli other's arms. But now ,wi orgy of (ndecency in conduct tfliat puts 16 soarae the riot: of vice which once marked paganism And the authorities are eaytns notjh Ing, doing nothing. Has paganlsn revived and' tire we going to permit to parade Itk rites before UiouaandB of'.decent men and women, not 'to speak of .Innocent children, whom It miiat infect with Its poleoh? For thJugs Hko this was Sodom burn- by an nnjiy i IMSII, July invading Aus- case, of a general war in Eu- to Pembroke to relieve the regulars j trian troopj advancl.d today Eome rope you will sec me .hurrying hack -there on service, at' the searchlight to the southward o! Bdgraie and an artillery duel was in progress this morning near Kicznicy and Scmeridria. EMPEROR FHANCIS to my fatherland "to' lielp fight my said Major- 'G. H. School, the German globe trotter, Who recently returned to the states alter active participation in the re- volutionary wars in Mexico, in speak- station on the coast. GUN7BOAT LEAVES CAPE TOWN Cape Town, July German I.EAVES FOR FRONT ing today of .the trouble hetwerai1 teen overhauled here, put to sea hur- Austria-Hangary and Servia. He said. riedly today. he considered .-the situation FOREIGN STUDENTS ly serious." Now, if yon were. Major School, what would you do? gunboat Eber, which recently hadi Austria, July Philip Snowden, the British Laior '5I.P., while In Medicine Hat for a couple of days, was the guest of Nel- son Spencer, 3I.P.P. Try a "Wolfe Toddy" ideal "nightcap" hot water, lemon, arid sugar, and a wineglassful of Wolfe's Schnapps. ttelfe's Schnapps (HOLLMMOIN) Jf vyau will sleep "like atop" and wake up in the morn- ing refreshed end free from aches in the jointi and pains in the bacfe. Wolfn's Arotni'Jc iinequilled u tonic bincficial effect on lha and Iddnvys. Oltalntblt at allffetitt LEAVE "London, July foreign pu- pils at the big German schools were informed yesterday that they must leave Germany immediately. SERVIANS SUFFER DEFEAT AT FOTCHA London, July re- ports reached here from Berlin that the Servians had jiren defeated by the Aistrians atT Bosnia, l-.sing SCO men. .while the .Austrian casualties numbered 200. Fotcha is far within the boundaries of'Bosnia, and fh'Js on Austrian territory. Anollior unconfirmed report says tlie Austrian troops attacked the Montenegrins in Mount Lovchen. Franc's Joseph left here .today The Firestone Tire Co., Of Akron, Ohio Wants responsible party to handle the Firestone Auto Tires and Acces- sories on good commission. Security necessary. Write to C. W. Johnson Territorial Agent Box 51, Cranbrook, For THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SIR 'EDMUND WALKEK, D.C J_ PmUeat ALEXANDER LAIRU. Maiuler I JOHN AIRD. Awl. potf V. C. MOWN. Suptrlottndtot of Ceomi We.tcra I RESERVE FUND; CAPITAL, ___________ TRAVELLERS' CHEQUES FOR THE lUMt OP or payable at thtir face value in the principal countries of the world, are sold for a small commission by all branches of the Bank. Easily negotiated anywhere and self-identifying, they an almost Indispensable to the traveller. The holder is protected in the event ot loss of the cheques, as a separate letter of Identification is issued with them. There is ao safer or mare convenient method of carrying money when travelling. W4J Lethbridge Branch R. T. Brymner. Mgr. but conflnj? to asking explana- :lons. Finally, If the Austrian government finds this reply inadequate, Servia ap- peals .to the Hague tribunal, and to :he klgned the declara- tion of 1909 "reliitlve to Bosnia and Herzegovina. wen HAVE BEEN GOOD TILL RECENT- BUT RAIN 18 NEEDED NOW Regina, Sask., Jnjy official crop- report of de- partment of agriculture, based on con- ditions on "July reported to it from'all parts of the province by tele- graph, states that good the date of the-last report are not now so good, --while .those that pre- viously were poor are now worse.-.Very hot and dry weather is the universal report and rain and cooler weather are 'universally needed. A'few districts report conditions as jtill being very good, while most state that crops are maturing too fast and in consequence are not filling well. titles Weybirm is to have a land office and court house. WHITE DOMINION) SUMMER tCHEDULE From Montreal to' Liverpool TEUTONIC, J Sat, July 25. MESANTIC, Sst. Aug.' 1. CANADA I Sat. Aug. 8. LAURENTIC, Sat. Aug. 15. And weekly thereafter. Laurenttc and est steamera Canada and Teutonic, popular outclass (11) 'Meamera. Secure prepaid- tickets- for Eur- ope." We have exceptional fa- cilities for taking care of this class of business. Aik about our 4 weeis1 trip to Earcps for Weekly Sailings' frbAi New York, Boston, Philadelphia, by the following lines: American- Line.; (one class cabin'steamers Star Ijine, Leyland. Llqe, Atlantic 'Transport Line, Red Star Line. For 'sailinge, apply, to i W. M. MoLEOD, C.W.P.A. 333 Main Street, Winnipeg. Or to any railway or steamship agent. Nova Scotia felt a BBVCI-O sartfc- quake from Mahone Bay to bourne on Monday. Vitnna- A great crowd gathered the station and cheered the aged Monarch again and again. Archduke Charles, the heir, to the throne, ac- compsnled His Majesty. A Leaf From a Woman's Diary FROM WAR ZONE London, July is going on in the fighting zone today, the strict censorship prevents from com- ing tiiioligli. All kinds of reports, however, were- in circulation, one of .them stating that a hattle had tak- Vn place in liosnia on Austrial terri- tc.ry tlie Austrian troops and the Servians and had.resulted in great slaughter and another :loltl oi the fall and burning of the Servian capital. Still another -told o! an Aus- trian attack on Montenegrins at Mount Lovcben overlooking Cattaro. And Austria Didn't Think it. Enough Serv'ia's reyly to the Austrian ulti- matum is summarized as follows: agrees to the publica- tion in its official Journal, on the front page, of the formal declaration submitted by the Austrian govern- ment, condemning the subversive pro- jaganda and depjprlng Its fatal consc- iences, regretting the participation )f SeryUn olflcero to this prpnamnda, repudiating any furtlier interference ,viti AuBtro-Hungarian intereilts, and all Servians that rigorous iroceedlngs will be taken in-the fut- ure against any persons guilty'-of such machinations. agrees to communi- cate this declaration to the army in Hie form of an order of the day; promises to, dissolve those societies which may capable fit conducting Intrigues ag- ainst Austria. of the la'ws gov- erning the press.: the army and navy of officers and the removal also of civilian officials whose participa- tion in an anti-Austrian propaganda may ibe proved. The Servian govern- ment, however, protests' against. Aus- trian officials taking part in the in- quiry. Sixth Servian .government asks for an yxpiatiituou as to jtist what part the Austrian officials are to be called upon to take iu the inquiry into Sarajevo plot, and it Is announc- ed .that Servia can only admit such parliclpat'.on as wouW bo In accord- ance law and good neighbor y relations. Seven, sum up, Servia accuptg all the Conditions and demands 6' AIIR .trln, nnvl mnkoa rcswyntiqiia ngi the participation of Austrlai In the Infjiilry. It does no Its forma] refusal to this point, I Tuesday, June very warm day, but a pleasant one for me. Scarcely stir- red from the cool, shady porch all day. Was to have gone to get Marie a new dress for her school closing: Hap- pened to sec an advertise- ment in- ihe .newspaper of the Smith store with a pic- ture of Hie frock that just looked like So, instead of go- ing down to Brown's :is I had intended, i just phoned Smith's and had them send up one of those dresses cm approval. And, while I had them on. the phone, I thought of their arl. about Winston GhiirchilJ's "The Inside of the Cup." So I had it sent up. loo tmd cpcnt day snjoyiiig it tliqhUs to the new porch ishajfis and the electric fan :John brought home, last The dress came in the afternoon and I tried it on 'Marie in Ihe evening. She looks sweet in. H mid said; "Mummy won't you please get all my cloves at Smif's." And I think I will.'These hot days it is so convenient to feel you can pick out the very thing you want from an ad- vertisement, and just have it sent up with no more trouble than phoning. Just a few days previous, Brown had said to his busi- ness manager of his local paper: "You can't get peo- ple to pay attention to ads. in such hot more advertising .for me until it gels cooler." About the same lime Smith was arranging a splendid new series of ads. for that very paper designed to ap- peal specially to the women ;who find it too hot to shop in. the ordinary way, but who will phone their ord- ers. Brown doesn't know yet thai he has custorrer. iSnjith knows he's gained pne, for the lady on the cool shady porch has sohie men- tion of a purchase store in her little vbook almost every week Does it pay to advertise in 1 the warm weather? Ask Sinillu ;