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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 30, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY. JULY 30, 191S PAGE FOUR lethbrtbge Deralfc letbbrllxje, Hlberta DAILY AND WIEKLV. BATES: tally, delivered, per year..... by per year.....- bj mill. year...... TELEPHONES; Office EdflorUI Office 1253 1234 w. A. Buchanan John Director BusineM ManajeJ ROUND THE CIRCLE Of THE WAR Yesterday's news from the eastern front was a little more cheerful, hut the Russians hare not yet been able to mate thtngr, safe around Wariaw. The check administered to tie Teu- tons mar only temporary. Grand Duke Nicholas Is now studying the question as to whether it would not be viser for him io evacuate the city and save his armies intact, before their retreat is cut off. The Russians hare fought a valiant fight, and their retreat will be an honorable one. The Teutons are threatening the railway Unes leading to the capital, so that it would be difficult for the Russians to effect a safe retreat at a later "round on the Italian front the Italians have made more progress in their invasion of Austria. The Aus- trian! have apparently evacuated Gor- itza. an important objective point of the Italians, On the western front and in the Dardanellal; minor engagements have taken place, but there is'no news of any movements. The announcement by Lloyd-George that 16 national munition factories j ire now in full swing in the oM land, giTBB some idea of the way England been "speeding up." present mayor of Edmonton, 1; H. W. McKonuey, Sl.P.P. for Cloarvvater, I; Tstor Gunn, M.P.I', for l.ako St. Ann, 1] Jas. Ross, of HOBS Bros., 1; E. C. Emery, 1; Col. Belcher, 1; a W. Mac- donald, l; Dr. J. D. Harrison, 1; K. Logan, Denver Lake, formerly of M- monton. 1; BraBE, 1. Amongst the weatern-born but td- monton-reareii tiro Col. GriMbaoh, of the Mth battalion: Mr. .Justice Scott, 2 "sons; Goo. Manuel, 1; A. B. Fatten, 1. A preliminary audit of the treasury apartment of Manitoba shows the di- ect liability of the province today at bout It was less than when the reins ot goveru- lent were taken over by Roblin. The ioblin government sold of public lands and in addition from Ottawa for ands. under thu lato 'bargain with he central government. The 00 has vanished. When Provincial Treasurer Armstrong said last ses- ion that the delicif amounted to a gure under 5150.000, the unpaid ac- ounts and other liabilities that hould have come under the deficit calling, exceeded Armstrong's tig- res by over one million dollars. Last >ar Manitoba borrowed over 00 for buildings, yet she spent all hat sum and over in Hddi- ion. Sir Rodinond raised the cost of running the machine" from 52it.-05 tt 1S89. to a figure exceeding that mount by more than a million dol- ars. The indirect debt of the pro- ince, guaranteeing interest, etc., is ver OUR MINT OF VIEW i YOUR KING AND COUNTRY NEBD YOU RIGHT NOW. Yes, Lethbridg.e went wet all right. Instead of an old timers' picnic we hid an old time rain. Hayti is puttihs on another revolu- tion juit to let the world know that all the war fanatics ara not confined to Germany. It's just a year ago since Germany, via Austria and Servia, began its w-af against practically the civilized world. It is not near its goal yet, and before long Trill be much farther away from It than it is today. A bully can't last for ever. The death of Sir Sandford Fleming ajatn recalls Canada's indebtedness to the Scotch race for many of its of the nation. History will give a foremost place to John A. aiacdonald, Alei T. Oak, Aleian Atr Mackenzie, Donald A. Smith George Stephen, Seo. Brown and Sandfoni men of -Scotch iblrth, with all the perseverance 61 the race. They did much for Canada wpedally in tie early stages ot its development. THE MAN WHO WON THE V. C. When misfortune strikes a new ountry many people become pessi- .istic and lose hope for the future. That was the case with many in this buntry last year. Now that the crop irospects are good the people are for- the drouth and regaining con- dence. All countries have their ups .nd downs. The other day the leg Free Press published an excerpt rom its files 40 years ago about the lieutenant Governor of Manitoba ietting aside a day of prayer to stay a grasshopper plague which was that province. A correspond- jnt of the Free Press also recalls that at the same time the governor of Minnesota issued a similar proclama- ion. In it he said: "In the; shadow of the locust impending renewal threatens he desolation of the land, we humbly nvoke for the efforts we now make or our defence the guidance of that hand which alone is adequate to stay ho pestilence that walketh in dark- ness and the tiestruction that wasteth at noonday." This correspondent says; April 20 was the day appointed, and on the days immediately following the weather, which had been cold, turned to midsummer heat, and the eggs of the pest left in ths ground the pre- vious autumn hatched and the coun- .ry was swarming with millions of minute, locusts. Scoffers at religion were quick to Joint out that the answer to the >rayers was not as the 'Governor in- :ended. and that it would have been better if he had let things alone. However, after the hot spell the weather turned the other way to freez- ng coldness, the young brood of lo- custs were killed, and to this day that has .been a thing of the past. No doubt in 1875 the settlers of Manito-na and Minnesota thought the lountry might never recover. Today we Iraow Manitoba and Minnesota to be two of the most productive agricul- tural sections on the continent tens than four months ajo tie re of the Conaervatives in the Manitoba legislature agalns l the repeal of tie Coldwell amsnd againit woman suffrage, mgatrnt Many of the men who theie adverse votes helpei to reforms into the Con platform. Wero they dis- honest in February or are they dls- honest now? aiku the Winnipeg Free Prets. Many of the Conservative can- didatM today are men who voted in the legislature against these meas- ures, which they now wholeheartedly support. Manitoba 'will neware of these over night converts. While there it ranch criticism in many parts pf Canada of the apathy of natire youth towards enlist- ment, the Edmonton Bulletin says the native toorn there have done splen- didly. When we say native born, too, it does not mean born in Canada, but horn in 'Edmonton. Amongst the na- tive ,born there are the following, and the names will interest all old time Albertans: Capt. Hardijty, 49th battalion (son of the late Senator Hardisty, H. B. Co. chief factor at Edmonton, and grandson of Rev. George McDougall, founder of.the Edmonton settlement, now tha city of and his G. J. Kinnaird, 3 sons; Mr. Jus- Beck, 2; .Rev. D. G. McQueen, 2: AIM Taylor, clerk the court, 2; Hon. Frank Oliver, 2; St. George. Jel- lett, t; Jas. Edmonton South, 2; Adamson, Clover Bar, 2; Mrs. H. 'C. Wilson, 1. Wilson was 31. L.A. Edmonton and speaker of the j.Territorial, Mrs. W. S. [Edmieton, 1, (Mr. Bdmiston 'juror of V, T. Henry, the London Bystander. LIEUT. I. R. SMITH Who has invented a new splint which is meeting with general favor in'British Medical circles. THE BRAVE AT HOME RICKED UP IN SSINGCZ3 FOS THE BUSY MAN I Liberal nominations in Manitoba in- elude Hon. Edward Brown ior The I The wife who 1'as and l-l. A. McPlierson for Port- sword, he maid who binds her warrior's sash. With smile that well her pain dis- sembles, The while beneath her drooping 1ash, One starry tear-drop hangs and trembles, Though Heaven alone records the tear, And .Fume shall never know her story, Her heart has shed a drop as dear As ere bedewed the fields of glory! girds her husband's ape La Prairie. Dr. C. W. Gordon (Ralph has returned from England, accompanying his brother, Dr. An- I drew Cordon, oi Toronto, invalided home suffering from gastritis. The railway 'mail clerks oi the Winnipeg district have ofiercd the Cardston's annual fair will be held! through lion. T. Cliase on Aug. 24 and 25. Casgrain, postmaster-general, Sir Robert Burden is expected m maciiine gun wjth eight men to run Ottawa about August 30. jt. Red Deer expects to get a C.N.K. j Parnjnlrs 0; the Canadian Wes- ervire in the spring oi 1916. j tern xat-uraf G-as are fairly steady. It is proposed to raise a nativej OI1h- less in Mav pf '.Mid little ones who weep or won- der. And bravely speaks the cheering word. than in May oi 1914. Only in "as! November and December oi the-pres- ent fiscal year have the earnings been greater than m the previous years. Col. Hirchall Wood, assistant ac- countant and nuarter-mastcr-general oi the Canadian division, is now sta- tioned in England, his appointment as head cf the administrative and -de- partmental stall oMJw division being taken by Lieut.-Colonci R-. R. Frith. MAlTvETAXIA AS TRANSPORT on's corps in Hamilton, Ont. The Westinghousc Electric Co. ecsived an order ior rifles. Ensign Muttart, oi Winnipeg, is ow in charge oi the Salvation Army t I-I G Walter, brother of F. A. Valker, II. P. P., is dead at Fort askatchewaii. There is a report that Nova Sco- ia may supply coal for British war- lips. Eleven ot l-iMmonton's fire depart- lent have enlisted for active scr- ice. Catruthers, son of Jas. Lar- uthers, the Montreal grain dealer, led siiddcnir at Toronto. The Grand' Black Chapter oi the Dranee Order in Canada is giving a i gun for overseas service. B. Arnold, of Edmonton, has en-j sted for active service. He has five i ons, two nephews and one son-in-; aw serving the country, too. It is now" said that Rev. Prof. Law. I Knew college, Toronto, may he- ome. principal of Manitoba college, Tinnipeg. W. Y. Davis, one oi the best known itizens of Prince Albert, Sask., amij vho came west tn Qu'Appelle in ISva.I dead. j Eric V. Gordon, aged 19, of oria, B. C., has been awarded the IJiodes scholarship ior 1815. He is a ative sop, having been born at Sal- mon Arm. Edith, the fivo-yrar-old daughter of _______________________ ESCAPING CONSCRIPTION In Temesvar, an important provin- cial town to Hungary, the Court of Criminal Appeal had before it the case of five men, from 34 to 40 years old, who had been tried and convict- ed for mutilating themselves in or- der to escape being called to the col- ors. The appeal was dismissed, and four of the men were sentenced to he shot. The fifth escaped with 15 years' penal servitude. It appears that they treated their feet with nitric and oth- er-acids, in order to paralyze certain muscles. The surgeons state that the agony they suffered in the operation must have been unendurable. In numerous other districts of Hun> gary similar cases have been before the courts, the prisoners in most cas es being Magyars. The Day's Best Story By Rev. Dr. C. W. Gordon, (Ralph 'We have a little English army drill sergeant major drilling our of fleers and men in bayonet lighting. II is a joy to look at and listen to the little bulldog. He is all wire ant steel.. His orders snap out like, pis tol shots. He keeps the men on thei toes. He really is wonderful, the men fairly spring to their work and th way he jabs the bayonet is 'grue somely realistic. Then he keeps mak tag remarks in his funny Englis accent, till the men are greatly pu to it to keep a straight face. 'Here you 1 You ain't handin' lydy an umbrella; stick it into him and pull it out-and quick There' another man comin1 at ther was only one yen might take you time, hut the next chap is on yeh and if yeh 'im your nair- wilrbe'in the casualties "He is a great little card, but h puts the ginger into them. lie is a it again this morning, and I hear him before I was-up drilling a squa in evolutions, and again he had the: at cross-tag, with the same fierce swift What though her heart be rent asunder, Doomed nightly in her dreams to hear The bolts of death around him rattle, 0110 Hath shed as sacred blood as e'er Was poured upon the field of battle. The mother who conceals her grief, While to her breast her son she presses. Then breathes a few brave words and brief, Kissing the patriot brow she blesses. With no one hut her secret Ood To know the na'in that weighs upon her; Sheds holy blood as e'er the sod Keceived on Freedom's field of honor! Buchanan Read. rENEKAL VIEW OF THE PLANTS OF THE REMINGTON ARMS CO., WHERE A STRIKE THREATEN ED TO TIE UP THE MANUFAC- TURE OF QUANTITIES OF MUNITIONS FOR THE ALLIES MEMBERS OF ONTARIO'S NICKEL COMMISSION In order to conserve and regulate the disposition of nickel in Ontario commission of whlchlH Gco T AR.C.S., of London, Bng has been formed The ar N Miller MA, LUD., F.R.S.C., Provincial Geologist; McGregor ioung, M.A., K.U, i. w. UIUBU right- Deputy Minister of Mines, secretary.. Enjoy every minute of the day with the wonder- ful music of the Vidlrola. There are no "dull moments" if there is a Vidtrola in the world's greatest singers, musicians and enter- Ifliners are always ready to sing to you and amuse you and the world's finest bands and dance orchestras will provide perfeA music for dancing. Call at any "His Maker's Voice" dealer's and let him show you the Vicftrolas that are specially suitable for your summer cottage or camp. Sold on easy terms, if desired Other Viclrolas from :00 to (on easy payments if and len-inch, donble-sidcd Viclor Records at 90c for the two selections at any "His Master's Voice" dealer'i in any town or' cily in Canada. Write for free copy of our .450-... page Musical Encyclopedia listing over 6000 Viclor Records. BERLINER GRAM-O-PHONE CO. LIMITED Lenoir Street, Montreal DEALERS IN EVERY TOWN AND CrTY Victor in Home Product! Mason Risch, Limited Phone 7S1. 21 WESTERN HHANCHE3, 404 5th Street South. FIGURES IN SOUTH WALES COAL STRIKE This group was photographed as a result of a conference of well known nen with tho Board of Trade. Right to loft-Councillor .Ins. Wlnstone J.P, .resident of the board; Councillor Chas. Edwards, J.P.; Thos. Richards, M.P.. 'oneral secretary for South Wales miners. They're worth tryT ing always. Eat LiiOe WM CANAM ;