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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 31, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta LETI-IBRIDGR DAILY HERALD letbbribae Hlberta AND WEEKLY Subscription Rateti Dally, delivered, per week Dally, delivered, per year Daily, by mail, per year tWeckly, by mall, per year TELEPHONES Buslnsss Olfico Office IOC ...55.00 ...53.00 ...51.00 1253 1224 W A. Buchanan John Torrance Managing Director Business Manager Dates or expiry of subscriptions ap- pear daily on address label. Accept- ance of papers after expiration date is our authority to L'ontinuo the sub- scription. Your King and Country need you right now! ,THE PROGRESS OF ,THE WAR Attention swerves once more round to the vicinity of Lemberg. -where th Russians, by an unexpectedly sudden thrust, have been able to capture th railway junction of Brody. which forms may be termed the key to Lem berg.. This great Galician fortress once before in Russian hands, is no momentarily expected to fall to the onslaughts again. This time it wil be a disastrous defeat for the Austri ling of which wo refuse to believe 10 United Slates is capable.'" The Outlook very properly recalls ho it Is that Is uttering these words. 'It Is the Foreign Minister of the ountry which has deliberately mur- ered American citizens on the high HUB. In merchantmen whose peaceable talus was indisputable. It is the For- tgn Minister of the nation which umr- erert tho women and children on tho Lusltauia by a torpedo sent without from a submarine. It is the 'orelgn Minister of tha nation which as liow sent another submarine, a ear after that murder, without uiak- ng reparation for it or even apology or it, and without in tho least aban- oning her pretensions at being in the ight in thus committing murder; has emanded and received for her cxtraor- inary consideration; and now insists hat the United States shall prevent Germany's enemies from doing to this ugitive blockade-runner, designed to avoid tho law search and seizure, rhat Germany did in cold blood to the peaceful non-fugitive Lusitania. The Outlook's reply to Von Jagow s absolutely unanswerable. It simply makes Germany look ridiculous. Im agine the nation that countenanced the sinking of the Lusitania protesting against similar treatment for the Deutschland. Is it not a joke? Russian statement announces that the whole Austrian line west o Lutsk, was "broken, and admission o this comes from Germany. Many pri soners and munitions were captured by the Russians. The British are successfully holding the vicinity of Pozieres against coun ter-attacks, and have even been able to advance their line still farther ti tho north and north-east of Pozieres. Activity on the French front has fo the most part confined itself within the past few days to repulse of Ger man attacks. Holland has issued a defi to Ger many for the use by Germans b Dutch canals to ship goods into Bel giuni. is a flagrant violation o the neutrality laws. The Scandina Yians are protesting id Britain agains the abandonment of certain sea rule laid down In the Declaration ot Ixm don, affecting nfiutral shipping. Manitoba wouldn't accept Sir June Aikins' as premier, but the Borden Government hands him over to the province as Lieutenaut-Governor. Premier Morris, of Newfoundland says the war is now drawing to ai RICKED UP IN SSINGI FOR THE BUSY MAN Wind and hail did much damage at Sask. C. Cooper was elected to fill au liderninnlc vacancy in ward 3, Ham- ilton. The Rovelstoke Lumber Co's prop- erty at Cabri, Sask., was destroyed Mrs. Nellie McClung denies that she will be a candidate for the Alberta Legislature. Private Rosseau, late of Youngs- town, N. Y., was arrested at Camp Borden on a murder charge, Samuel Sniderman and Rose Bzrin were upset out of a canoe and drowned near Toronto Island. Lloyd A. Crandall, a Canadian mur- dered" his wife and balie in Chicago and then took his own lite. department of marine is pre- paring for immediate opening of navi- gation of Hudson Bay and straits. Florance O'Lcary, a veteran railway man, who rode on first train on the Northern railway to Collinswood, died at Toronto, aged S3 years. G. H. Dolan. principal of the Cen- tral Collegiate. Calgary. resigned. Ha will be on the stair of the new School of Technology. Lieut Peters. Gerald Peters, son of Fred K.C., Prince Rupert, B. C. end. Little Newfoundland is doing its i fornier Premier of Prince Edward part splendidly in bringing about the conclusion of the conflict. MAKES-A FOOL OF GERMANY In an interview, which had every appearance of being legitimate, that Wm. Bavsru known Am- erican correspondent had with Herr 'Van Jagow, German Minister of For- eign Affairs, Von Jagow made this re- mark concerning the Deutschland, the German submarine merchantman: "To allow the attack without warning up- on an unarmed fragile boat, with the lives .ot the. crew at the. mercy a single shot, that is something of which we refuse to believe tie United States la capable." York Outlook flags ths Germans for taking such an attitude. "The practice of sinking merchant ves- sels and drowning without warning the non-combatants aboard them is a Ger- man custom and has received the sanc- tion of the German points out the Outlook. How should the Deutschland be treated? Practically as a pirate, in the view of the Outlook. It says: "Now, however, the Germans have sent across the seas a boat, the Deutschland, which Herr Von Jagow de- scribes as' being 'as fragile as an egg- shell." Although she is a submarine, she purports to be a merchantman, and is so Judged to. be by the United States Department of State. And yet she is not an ordinary merchantman. She is built, not to'sail the seas openly and to submit, as-, other merchantmen are expected to submit, to Tisit, search and seizure; but stie is especially de- Signed to search and seizure, to dive, to in other words, to invite the penalty of attack which, under the law, is incur- red by every merchantman that at tempts to escape lawful visit, search and seizure. "To sink such a boat on sight Herr Von Jagow describes as 'cowardly, das- and, in case the .cruisers of the Allies do so, he expects the GOT eminent of the United States 'to voice the energetic protest of civilization and humanity.' 'We claim says Herr Von Jagow, 'for this new type of merchant man save that she is entitled to be hailed, visited, and the 'crew placed in safety before sho Is precise rights which have been insistei upon for every other merchant ship b> four-Government. 1 "'If, after she is hailed, she at tempts to escape, she does so at he own risk, and may properly be attack rid and sunk. But to allow the attack, protests Her Von1' Jagow, 'withou warning upon an mnarrasd; frtgil boat, with trie HTM of the crew at th jqercy of single shot, that is Island, has been killed in action. One of Calgary's public schools i has been named the Stanley L. Jones Berlin. Out., may not get the name, school, after the well known officer, Kitchener, because there is already a J-'-' Kitchener post office in Canada. Do you know where it is7 Right up the Crow line in B. C. The Postal Clerks of Western Can- ada in convention at Regina. denounc- ed the patronage system. They speak from experience and know the evils of the system. Merit doesn't count; it is pull. The Seattle Times wants to know who kidnapped the fair-weather army bf fifty thousand people which march- ed in tha preparedness parade the other day in that not.ten of those valiant demonstrators have enlisted In response to the call for recruits for the Seattle battalion of the national guard. The Victoria, B. C., Times thinks that the idea that wars are won by parades and orations evidently is still prevalent on the other side of the international line. who died in France lately. After several hours' search the bods of Miss Horan, was drowned near Kenora, was located and will be in- terred at Seaforth. The mineral deposits of Frontenac county are to be developed by a com- pany which is now being formed in the United States. Colborne Street Methodist Churct Brantford, has extended a call to Rev C. F. Logan, of Leamington, to become pastor next June. Rev H. Edgar Allen has resigned the pastorate of the First Baptist There are seven Panets, all French- Canadians, brothers, doing service for the Empire and Canada in the present war. They are the sons of the late Hon. C. B. Panet, who resigned his eat in the Senate to become Deputy Minister of Militia in 1877. He filled that position until 1897. Of these sev- n brothers three have heen decorated- Henri, Eugene and Edouard are the three brothers who have been decorat- ed, it is doubtful if any family in Canada can make a better showing hsn this. Ths Panst family's service in this war is proof that all French- Canadian families are notobsessed by the Bourassa, Lavergne talk. HIS HEART BADLY AFFECTED "Fruit-a-tives" Soon Relieved This Dangerous Condition GS2 QHIIUED ST. E.vsr, TOIIONTO. "For two years, I was a victim of Acute Indigestion and Gas In Tho Stomach. It afterwards attad-ed my Htart and I had pains all over my body, so that I could hardly rnovo around. I tried all kinds of Medicine but noue of them did me any good. At last, I decided to try I bought Iho first box last June, and now I am well, aflrr using only tlim boxes. I recommend "Fruit-a-tives" to anyone suffering from FRED 3. CAVEEf. We. a box, 6 for trial size, 25c. At all dealers or sent postpaid by Fruit- a-Uves Limited, Ottawa. THE NECESSITY FOR THRIFT (Toronto The Minister of Finance announces that a second domestic loan for war purposes will be issued early in the [all. Are the Canadian people saving their money to invest in the loan, or are they squandering their resources in the confident belief that the capital- ists of the United States will eagerly bid for a large part of the issue? There are few signs of thrift and re- trenchment in the cities of the Do- minion. Every holiday sees record- breaking crowds at the various places of outdoor entertainment. There are no evidences of economy in dress. If the young women of the Dominion are doing any "making ovar" they are dis- playing skill little short of genius in concealing it. There are more shiuy new motor cars on the streets of onto this summer than were ever seen before. The manufacturers of the cars will doubtless have a comfortable surplus to invest in war bonds, bnt the high cost of gasoline will keep tile users from aiding Sir Thomas White to provide food and munitions for Can- ida's army overseas. The comfortable optimist who be- lieves that somehow or other the Gov- ernment will obtain the sixteen mil- lion dollars a month that must be bor- rowed to meet the country's war ex- penditures should pay heed to the way in the German uoncombatant stands behind the men in the trenches. A correspondent of The New York (CONTINUKp FROM 1'AQK) World, cabling from Berlin, says: r a servof 'Gold for iron' is the slogan of the atriot, It was the late General Ton Moltke who, in 1913, when he was Chief of the General Staff, outlined with great exactness and an entire absence of moral scruples the procedure which Germany intended to follow -when the time came for the great war. At that time he said, as was .recorded at the time in the French diplomatic cor- respondence: "The commonplaces as to the re- sponsibility of the aggressor must be disregarded. When war has become necessary it must be waged by rang- ng all the chances on one's own side. We must forestall our prin- cipal adversary immediately there are nine chances in ten that we are going to have war, and we must begin war without waiting, in order brutally to crush air resistance." "Meat Takes Another familiar head- line in your daily newspaper. But why worry about the cost of something you don't need? The most expensive foods are generally the least nutritious. In Summer health and strength come from a meatless diet. Two Shredded Wheat Biscuits, heated in the oven, covered with berries or other fruits and served with milk or cream, make a complete, satisfying, nourishing meal at "a cost of five or six .cents. All the meat of the whole wheat. Made in Canada two years. Mrs. Norman Hirst, of Hamilton, Ont., was drowned at Victoria, B. C. Barley cutting has started at Dau- phin, Man. Abraham 'Greenberg, a Toronto gents' furnisher, may die from wounds received when he was slashed with a razor by a young Italian, who is stilt at large. Two sons of Thomas Smith, of Westminster township, aged 5 and 14 vears, corked a bottle of water, piaced it over a bonfire, and sat down to await eventualities. The bottle ex- ploded and both are in a serious con- dition from-scalds over their heads and bodies. W. F. Nickle, K.C., M.P. for Kings- ton; F. H. Shepherd, M.P. for Nan- aimo, B.C.; Senator N. A. Belcourt and Senator William Dennis, four of the ten delegates of the Empire Par- liamentary association, traveled for nearly half an hour in military aero- planes over Aldershot. Peter Peters, a farmer living in the Mennonite settlement, south of Swift Current, was instantly killed by a stroke of lightning while driving with lis wife from his farm to the village >f Wyraark. Mrs. -Peters, who was itting beside him in the seat, was only lightly shocked by the lightning bolt while one of the horses was knocked down but not otherwise injured. Lance-Corporal Edwin D. Wilson he youngest son of Mr. and Mrs saac Wilson, of Calgary, has been __icially reported killed in action. He -was a law student in the firm oi Clarke, McCarthy, Carson McLeod prior to his signing up with tile sec ond university contingent which lef ast June to reinforce the origina Princess Pats. His father is postrnas ter at Frank. A severe electrical storm which swept New Brunswick killed two girls. At Bedell settlement, Carleton county, lightning struck the house o John R. Cunningham, instantly kill ing his 15-year old daughter Myrtle and setting fire to the dwelling. A Como Ridge, near Edmunston, light ning struck the house of Frank Dudey and the tragedy at Bedell was practic ally duplicated. His seven year olt daughter was killed and two smal sons of the family of another daugh ter were burned. The house was des troyed. ermany. More and more the spirit f the German people, :their selt-sacri- ce and the conditions they have con- onted, tend to recall the days and pirit of the time Frederick the reat. A century ago, during tho greal .ruggle with Napoleon, the Germai icople gave their plate and jewellery o the State to be melted. Today high- patriotic Germans are beginning to o what their forefathers did. As in jany other places, a gold-purchasing dice has been opened at Potsdam, the Kaiser's home town. Gold watches ngs, chains, bracelets, and other jew ilery and ornaments are broughi here. Specialists appraise their value nd pay for ttie articles in paper or ilver money. Those who deliver gold rticles are given, aside from their in rinsic value in currency, a beautifu memorial. Others receive an artistic lly wrought iron chain. Iron ring Iso may be had." The people who take depreciated pa er money and iron chains and ring n voluntary exchange for their gold ut us to shame. For the} lave been iivius uii iiiauIfitieTitTuui upplies and hava been going abou lotted in the simplest and least ex lensive fabrics. Now they are strip ping themselves of their ornament hat the gold reserves in the nationa Treasury shall not be dangerously de pleted. "in Canada, out of the nationa ibundance, few of us are patriot! enough to exercise the virtue of thrifl with the prospect of investing in a absolutely safe national loan at a'rela ively high rate of interest. The pa riot who cannot serve his country i he field should at least aid the caus if the Allies by saving for the comin: [omestic war loan. Sir Thomas White, minister finance, has issued a statement ex pressing the hope that Canadians wil reserve their funds to take up the Canadian loan. small place with some few houses In the contro of n fanning district, It is reported that lii lives wore lost. Loss ot llfo will bo greatest in tho llttlo bush settlements whore practically there was no way of escaping from tlie flames which surrounded the clearings on nil sides. The wind easily carried sparks to the little houses in the centre. With no hilte or river nearby there was no refuse from the choking smiiko and terrific heat. People in Toronto with relatives in tho burned district are frantic in their endeavors to yet any npws, but up to noon today not n name come over the wire. Earlier Story Eiiglehart. Onl. July fires that have threatened for some days in the northern most towns and outlying settlements of Northern On- tario yesterday and today culminated in a holocaust :h has wiped out entire communities. The death toll will range from 1-10 to 200 and scores of persons injured are likely to sue- j ctinib. Tho loss of life so far reported is as follows; Nushka 57, Cochrane IS dead, 3-1 injured, .Matheson 31 dead, Irofiuois Falls 'It-ad. innrfd, Porcupine Junction, number unknown, llamore 15 dead. Towns V.ipiid Out. Toronto, July ofthc most disastrous fires in the history of Iho north country has been raging since yesterday. All wires are down north of Euglehart. From meagre reports received from those able to set oat or Nushka station. Tiimnins, Cochrane and Matheson have been wiped out. Iroiniois Junction anil iroqnols Falls are reported burning. Fifty-seven bodies are reported found at Nushka station, and 25 bodies at Matheson. It is feared many prospectors may have been trapped at Tashota and Kowcash. Victims in the outlying places will materially swell the list j of dead. Cochrane is entirely burned i it with the exception of Second and I lird avenues. Ramore is completely i iped out. Matheson Is destroyed itb the exception of two houses. i At Timmius the flames were check- d on the outskirts after destroying veuteeu houses. Nothlnsr remains of Ironuois Falls it part "of tho paper anil rail- ay station. Many settlers in the out- ing parts arc thought to be among le victims. Refugees are pouring to the southern towns. Hundreds miles of bush are devastated to- ght. Rain is falling at Matheson and jveral other points. Cochrane Suffers. North Bay, Ont.. July nd Matheson. two small towns in orthern Ontario, are reported to have een wiped out by flre with a loss f at least 100 lives. Many persons ere injured. Special trains with octors have left for the scene. 8C IS EN EVER FOR THE (CONTINUED FBOM PAGE) WILL SOUND THE WHIRLPOOL'S DEATH Niagara Falls, Ont., July depth of the whirlpool raplda In th Niagara river, just above the falls, ma become known. Engineers propose t take a series, of soundings from passenger aero car line, which ha been constructed 200 feet above th water. The engineers will use weight of 500 pounds, or heavier necessary. It has been estimated b many that the depth Is anywhere be- garu w tween 250 and Because no been broken Bays a dispatch fro boat can live in the rapids, it has been Bucharest, Kuuwiui-to neuter if lei to vwHy time estimates, gram company, Bye-Elections Have Effect The recent bye-elections at the coas have had a wonderful effect on th voters. The loss of two setas out o three contested, one in Vancouve the other in Victoria, is generally a cepted as meaning that the people this province want to change the: administration. Bye-elections liai indeed long been regarded'as the mos trustworthy indications of what likely to happen governments on tl ultimate appeal to the constituencie There is no moro reliable baromete of the of political a mosphere than is furnished by tl votes of .the people at the parti; contests which occur between gcner elections. This is one of the reason which prove to nil Independent, i telligentj observers that the Bowsi government is doomed, not only defeat, but to annihilation at tb general elections which take plac September 14tb. RUMANIA SEEMS BELLIGERENT London, July negotiation between Rumania ami'Turkey with v gard to the exchanBe'pf.suppIica ha What Girls and Boys Think About Advertising! .A number of Entries in the "Advertise and Smile" Competition will be published in this space lulv 19, 1910. Advertise and Smile. Listhbridge, Alia., ntlenKn: The Interpretation which I would offer ot the word "Smile" as applied to advertising in the Lelhbridge Herald, is as follows: Cure returns. jyrail orders increased. rucreased Sales. T ethridge Herald Ads. get the crowds. i.inafales purchaser to take advantage of every ..iccial bar- gain offered. 320 llth Street S., Lethbrluse. Yours hopefully, L. Cobbledick. 88 DEAD FROM HEAT IN CHICAGO SINCE THURSDAY Jhicr.sc, July more deaths attributed to heat had been reported before 7 o'clock this morning, making the total for the W hours preceding, 72, and since Thursday at midnight, more or less work Every furnace demands some attention. But there is no reason why the twice-a-day job should be anything but pleasant. And to save a little time and a little bother every day means a lot in the course of the winter. The Sunshine is a furnace any one can look after without spoiling either clothes or temper The door is large enough lor the Biggest coai." shovel The grates are strong and turn easily. The ash-pan catches all the ashes the need of shovelling. The; water- pan is located so that it can te filled quickly. Ash-dust cannot escape when_.the Sunshine '_ is being shaken down. None of that light dust floats about the house or the basement The damper and the check draft can be reg- ulated from perfectly too. The close-fitting doors and dampers hold the fire for hours without waste. m I Do you know how little it wiil you to enjoy the comforts of a fine Heating System in your hornet Send the coupon for a copy booklet "Sun- shine." And if you wish to have prices of in- Mailing a Sunshine Furnace, let'our Heating Engineer send you the information.- Tell him the kind of a house you have ond the num- ber of rooms; give him a rough ground I K i n d 1 1 X the :ml me and be will show you fcow to plan out cxpeme your heat distribution so as to my part ge, the utmost out of it. There 1. Vour booklet is no charge for the service the Sunshine is free Whether Aha form, fo out, so thai your heating j enginccw can tell m- how to orclci 1 ami Install a system that wUl I heat my home. naco Of London Toronto Montreal Winnipeg, St. John, N. B. Hamilton Cftfcoiy Saakaloo Vancouver Edmonton ;