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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 2, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta f ACT FOOT LETHBRIPGE DAILY .HBRALR WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2, mg Detalb e, Siberia DAILY ANB WiEKLY. tUMCRIPTION RATES? delivered, per 5'" DtUy. by mall, per j ear mill, per 1'w 3352 1224 TELEPHONES. Euilness-Ofnce WHorlal; Office W. A. Buchanan John Managing Director Business THE.'WAR SITUATION The crisis IB rapidly approaching between the United States and Gci many. It is apparent that Preslden Wtlson> more than ever Inclined to believe'that Germany's attitude on tho the Lusitanla and othe ehips te'.a huge bluff, and his friend: of opinion that he is getting ready to call'.'that bluff in no uncertain language, abiding by the conse- That the consequences may tie war is quite well realized. The moment is a tense one for these coun tries. Little. Serbia, -whose gallant defence surprised the world at the beginning of the.war, has again repulsed the ene- my, with a reorganized army and renewed vigor. The Italians are successful in al their offensive movements against the 'Austrians. In the Dardanelles the British have successfully blockaded Turkish at tempts to re-inforce their troops on the Gallipoli peninsula. A Britiih sub- marine patrols the -harbor of Constan tinople, much to the annoyance of the Turk commanders who are attemptinj to get troops away. The only Indication dispatches giy of the fighting in iha western-zone is this tremendous loss of the Allies in menrand officers during the first, tw weeksln Mar, which is clear evident thaUfierce battles hive been raging and thit if the Allies ha-ve sained ground, it has been awful coat Tb. total' casualties amongst British offi cers -if said to he 8000 As consequence of the war, unem- oyment has virtually ceased in real Britain. The percentage of un- mployment'fell from 6H In August to in April. This remarkable achieve ment has been largely due to the ork of tts Govsrzmsst .Labor Ex- banges, which have mobilized and istributed labor to meet the chans- ng demands of the situation. In co peratlon with the Home Office the ureflu is now considering what may e done to make it possible for em- ployers to release eligible men who re not urgently needed at home. ARE WE STILL DOING OUR PART? JVhat about the Home Guard! Th question has-.already been asked, bu the answer not forthcoming, the-Home Guard was advisable tail, surely its need it just as grea now as then. Did It die the death o exhausted 'enthusiasm? Certainly aometains.went wrong, and it is Urn that repairs were and the organ Jzatlon brought into active operatic again. At the beginning of the war, all ns, linen, women and children, assum cd the responsibilities plaesd upon u cheerfully and willingly. Wo contr butea tojhe Patriotic Fund, the Be Cross the Belgian Relie IMnd, the -women in their home spent their spare moments sewing fo the 'soldiers, and nearly every ente taihment that was held was for patn otic purposes. Are we 93 zealous i the cause jiow as we were month ago' If not, why not' The TVar ia as great a task to the Nation to whic belong at the present time as months ago. Greater sacrlfic are being made upon the field of ha tie now than was the case month The Canadian Patriotic Fund meeting greater obligations now tha it erer expected to meet months ag The resources of the lied Cross a. being taxed to the utmost Calls feeing made for more men for acti What are we doing, tho of us who are remaining at horn Are we rtill making sacrifices, or ire thinlc that the one contribution w may "nave made to a patriotic purpose i is an thit is required of us? We must not forget our Sties. The war is still on. The Guard JS still needed Contri- to the Patriotic Fund and the Bed Cron must not cease. The se v- Ing und knitting in the homes must not be abandoned What we have said is not in the nature of criticism know that ceaseless work is being done by the Daughters of the Empire. We also know that the local branch of the Bed Crou Is active. We alao know that are hundreds of men and TVO- men not identified with these organ- iiatloni who seem to have lost inter in the Patriotic movements. They Mem to have reached the stage where they have cast all their worries, their concerns and their responsibilities in connection wltn lie "war, upon the ihoulden of our government! and our leaden upon the IM and on the land. They are living ia security. Bn cainot win unleu every Briton is not necessarily upon the 'field of' tattle, hut, service that couMi il.the maintenance of the men i are fighting our battlef We can net expect to gather new recruits if the Patriotic Fund U not' maintained in the standard, its rvteiivto men.' ust world' of falie ritj: It is necesaary that we should suine seriously our responsibilities citizens of the British Empire, and prepared to make all the necessary acrlfices in order that the men v.'ho e'struggling to uphold tho principles Empire stands should coivo the most generous treatment is" possible, for men and women to ovlde..: .OUR POINT OF VIEW Sjmd the pesky dandelions. If you feel in the dumps go out und e the crops. It is the best remedy far known. What will happen if a general el- ction takes place in British Colum- a! The Liberals claim McBride will o put out of business, and it looks ery much like it- At the first civic eciions at Prince George, the Con- mit im.a.ticket and the Lib- rals followed suit. The Liberals won jsily, and the McBride people don't ie the "handwriting on the wall." RICKED UP IN SSINGI FOR THE BUSY HAN The late J. W. Langmuir, ofToron- to left an estilts valued at Fire at Orangevillc, Ont., gutted the McKim block. Loss SlD.OOO. J S I'ringle, formerly principal of the schools at Hidgctown, Ont., died it Brantlord. Poole, proprietor oi the National Law Book Co., Toronto, is J Mathsr, principal oi Saska- toon Collegiate Institute in- ception, has tendered his resignation. The R.N.W.M.P. have contributed to the Canadian Patriotic "willis Anson Abel, an old time westerner, bull-puncher and prospec- tor, died at Invcrmere, B. C. 7500 miners have '.eft P "Let us be not deluded. Germans rl ai convinced as we are they f ighi .1 just and that is wha makes it so.'mubh more difficult. Dur the last few: months, 1 have tried o fathom the German-tragedy. I have ome to the conclusion that there is nly one explanation, and that is: the German people today are politically nsane and the whole of Germany has ecome a jast lunatic asylum I am ot speaking in metaphor or epigram, ut that ia a medical lacf of n-hjects, the same as individuals, be- ome insane. It is rooted generally in he predominance of certain filed deas in certain delusions, in certain Charles Sarolea, an address before the Vincouver Canadian Club. Press Men Make Presentation To Telegraph Mgr. Winnipeg, Man May an absence of nearly three months, John McMillan, general manager of Cana- dian PaciBc Telegraphs, returned to the city today to- move his home and belongings to Montreal Until last Hatch he had his headquarters here as general superintendent for the west, but in that month succeeded Mr. Kent at Montreal, as manager, W. Marshall, superintendent ot the Ontario division, via promoted; to be assistant manager in charge of western lines with headquarters at Winnipeg. Daily newspapers of West- ern Canada, members'of the Western Associated Press, Ltd have m the meantime prepared a Jittle_ surprise for Mr McMillan, and'-this took the form this afternoon of the presenta- tion of an illuminated map, suitably framed, showing the wire mileage of the newspaper territory served by the Western Associated Press, with the names of the daily newspaper publishers of Western Canada mem- bers oi the Western Associated Press, on the occasion of his appointment as manager of Canadian Parade tele- graphs in March 1915. VOUU miucia no'" since the war began to join the flght- ine forces iu Kuropc. Alo J. B. St. Pierre, ,ot Montreal, is the Liberal candidate lor the Fed- eral seat of Hochelaga. bridge on.the Hudson s Bay rail- way colfapsed and a train dropped into, the lake. No lives were lost. The late Senator Aldrich, ot Rhode Island, left an estate vslued at five million dollars. Hon. John Richards, M.L.A., Lib- eral, will contest Prince County, P. E I for the House of Commons. J L Bowman is the nominee o Dauphin Conservatives for tie House of Commons. Mex Kerr, reave oi Dunwich, drop- ped dead iu the field where he was Another factory for the manulac ture of shells is to be established a' Kingston with local men; interested. One of o peterboro, in .the .Peter G-lover, aged 89, passed away. The province of Ontario will estab- lish and maintain a hospital of 1000 beds for wounded Bng LibliWorQuien's County, P E I have nominated A. B. War burton, K.C., and J. E. Sinclair fo the House oi Commons. The Montreal Red Cross Societ; succeeded m sacuring the it set out-to collect in a four-day Rockefeller has contribut ed toward paving off th debts oi the Baptist Missionary So Mr George .4. Pattmson, ex-5I P P of Preston, Orif received a mes- sage announcing the death of his son, Pte. John Lymm Pattmson, who was killed m'acnon. The Libeials 01 Hamilton nominat- ed as Federal candidate Lieut-Col J 1 MacLaren, commander of the 19th battalion, second contingent, for West Hamilton, and Jas. Chisholm for East Hamilton. A carload or.Fords were sold m Claresholm recently. The buyers were L T Torgerson, J. O. White, T. C. Larsen, Lundh, Thos Moore! of the '44 ranch, and H. Penzloff The manufacture of toluot, one oi the most powerful of modern eiplo- siies, has been begun for the first time m Canada at the Dominion Iron Steel Works at Sydney. Lt-Col Herbert Carnngton Smith was the first Canadian to meet his death in the Dardanelles. He was at- tached to the Hants regfment He was a native of Quebec and a brother of Lady Price, of that city Lieut Albert N. Slblgan.'.who was HIS HEALTH IN A TERRif STATE "FrMves" Healed His Kidneys ind Cured Him OKI., 1913. "AboBt two ago, I found my leatth in a very bad state. My Kid- neys were aot doing theirnork and I was all run down in condition. I felt I found more than utisfietory. Their action was mild and the remit all that could be expected. My Kidneys reiuiued their normal action after I had taken of a dozen boxes, and I regained my old- time vitality. Today, I am enjoying the health I have ever B. A. KELLY Fniit-a-tirei" te the greatest Kidney Remedy in toe world. It acts on the bowels and skin al well as on the kidneys, and thereby soothes and cures Kidney sorcneai. "Fmitji-tives" il sold by nil dcilera at joe. a box, 6 for trial site Jjc. or will be sent on receipt of price by Frutt-t Limited, Ottawa. Dr. P. Meldrum is dead at Ayr, Ont. Waterproof shoulder pads and body hields for the use oi men who carry cs or meat have been patented. A German baker utilizes a windmill grind his grain into flour and then ,o mix and knead, his dough. In a filter lor house- lold use current is consumed only as water is being drawn through it. Dr M. E. Mac-Kay, of Edmonton, has received word that his brother, A. H. JIacKay, a wealthy rancher of Parnton, Sasie., had been rilled at the front May 22. Ontario Government Agent Reid of London, has just purchased fourteen a' a salc of the lat-2 Lord Rothschild's famous btrd for Mr. JJ. J. Fleming, o! Tor- onto. Word has been received at Ottawa that J. J. Carrick, M.P., who has been at the front on an official mis- sion for several months, has been of- fered an important post on the head- quarters staff of Sir John French. Professor Alfred Baker, M.A., LL. D of Toronto University, was elect- ed president of the .Kqyal Society oi Canada. Dr. A, B7. MacCallum, of Toronto Un; president. Calgary, Jlny oads of grading cquinment, ig to the ''Northern Construction over 200 horses and a considerable number ot skilled nen, arrived in Calgary, Monday, to start work on the Macleod branch oi the C.N.R. It is expected that work will com- mence early Tuesday morning at the end of the present grade, which oj- Uncis about a mile out of town. It is probable that a large number of local laborers will be taken on to rush tho work. This will make the second big gang that is working on the Jlaclcod branch, the gang that reached here last week, under Superintendent Fra- leck, having already started at DC According to word reaching here, Momlav, still further activity is. bc- ine evinced by the C.N.R. with tne arrival or a big outfit at KlndersJev, on the Goose Lake line, where work wilt also be rushed. Dr.Pri BAKINGEPOWDER For sixty years Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder has been the standby of countless housekeepers who have relied upon it for healthful, home-baked food. Dr. Price's contains no alum. There is never any question about the abso- lute -purity arid heaiihfulness of the food it raises. Bow Island, May 31.-J. F. Chal- mers, inspector lor the Canadian Mortgage association, of Edmonton, is visiting this district, malting an inspection of the loans placed by that company. He states that the prospects for a crop never looked better all through the country. E. E. Willmott, who in- terested in the Bow Island Hardware company, has severed his connection with that company, and lew lor Jid- riiontou on Saturday. 0: G. DevenSsh of the United Oil Co., motored to town from his well will he held in Grant Hall, the spac- ous auditorium erected by former stu- lents of Queen's in'memory of tho revered Dr. George Grant. The com- mittee meetings will be held in the classrooms of the main university mildine, which is connected with Grant Hall, both buildings being un- der the same roof. The Assembly will ack no convenience in this way es- sential to the proper transaction of r A B jyiacLialluin, oi muvun-u elected Vice-1 at Foremost, on Saturday and took ..the noon'tram for Calgary. He is ci- _. ___ 'PllPCdOV F M. Morgan, Edmonton manager for the Ames, Holden, McCready company, limited, has notice of his appointment as general man- iger for the same concern at Winni- The royal commission on Indian af- fairs for British Columbia -sill have as its secretary--a news- 0. H. Gibbons, who will succeed the Hon J. G H. Bergeron, recently appointed postmaster at Montreal, in that oflics The Liberal convention for Pontiac county, Quebec, Frank Ca- hill, an old resident. oi the constitu- ency, as .the-candidate for the minion-House., and Mr. William Hod- Kins, a popular farmer of the coun- ty to carry the Liberal standard in ;tion _________ the seventeen- year-old daughter of Caspar -Engel, Kenosha, Wis., was scared to death by a mouse The mouse ran out Irom under a piece of furniture as she en- 'ered her room. The girl: fell uncon- scious and. died without regaining consciousness. the nert provincial election Miss Edna Engel, The presentation was made by E. H. Macklm, president of the W. A. and among others present were BO local directors and officers, ra- ludmg H L Richardson, vice-presi- ent C Abraham, treasurer J. 1 Datoe, J. J MbncrieS, G. C. 'orter and J. F. S. man- ager and secretary. Mr. McMillan briefly acknowledged the compliment, and said he was de- ighted to get back, even if only tor a brief visit among hn old fnendi m ;he west. i 24th, iva killed in action on the-----, .._- son of the late Dr. .Henry J Mor- gan ot Ottawa, and of his wife, Em- ily Richards, daughter of the late Hon A 1 Richards. He was prac- tising law at New Liskeard before enlisting. pected back Tuesday. The funeral of the late Hans Spring was held on Saturday and was large- ly attended. Interment was made in tie cemetery at Bow Island. ,Mr. Spring has been a resident of this vicinity for thc'past 6 years, coming to this district- from Iowa. The gopher contest instituted by the Bow Island board of trade at the beginning of April has been an unnuahlied success, and it is to he hoped that it will be repeated next year: the contest, resulted in the de- luction of nearly gophers. le prizes awarded consisted .of rif- s shoes, shirts, bridles, gloves, ameras and knives, the winners be- e as follows T Simpson, 4811; Matt Schatz, IOC John Greig, 2823 Arnold ruce, 2269 Roiert Geldteieh, 1487, ohn ffeigel, 1179 G Oelka, 665 udwig Kulgaard, C35 Leo Smith, 78 Depew, 514 Grant Whit- ey.'oOS. FEME 10 SAY '.Re-Union of Students The meeting of .the Assembly here will be marked by an annual re-union of students of Queen's University. The graduates of this institution have sometimes been said to be too loyal to their alma mater. In. any case, there is no question of their loyalty, and they will gather In large numbers on this occasion. The annual sermon at the opening of the Assembly will be preached by the Rev. Dr. Herridge, minister of St. Andrew's church, Ottawa. A large choir, composed of members of vari- ous city churches, will conduct the musical service..... Fernic, May roll of the Fernie division of the 54th Kootoiay Battalion now has ninety names and will reach the iull one hundred before it leaves for Vernon, to join the other men of the battalion, for mo- bilization. The boys ..expect to leave next Friday, and the ladies of thil Presbyterian church.are preparing a dinner for them, ,-to he served Wed- nesday evening .in Knox church, and it is being arranged to give them an- other dinner ou. Thursday evening in Fernie Man Has Been Wounded Fernie, May to the The casualty lists still grow and are the heart of interest to those who have relatives at the front. The latest wire comes to Mrs L Gnmsbaw, wife of John Gnmshaw, who volunteered in the 30th Batta- lion, but later was transferred to the 16th regiment The wire does not state the nature of the injury to Pte. Gnmshaw, only stating that he had been wounded. Mrs. Grimsbaw is now at Blairmore with friends. Steaks and Roasts Are a Harvest For Hungary Burglars Fernie, May to the canuverously inclin- ed individuals, bent upon reducing nnh cost o! living as represented by the prices oi fresh beef, enteted the shop of the Calgary cattle Co here some time last night, making en- trance through the office window at the rear of the building, and carrW away about 150 worth of fiteaks, stews and roasts. The polio are just now m a "stew" about it, and -threaten to make 'roast" for it when the perpetrators them. A German electrician claims to have inTented apparatus byVhich can measure the Vo-miHioaUi part ol of 0 YEZ! Ex-Comptroller James Simpson, ot Toronto, Canada, outstanding Labor Leader and secretary-trea- surer of Industrial the official organ of the Toronto Trades and Labor Council, says: am all in sympathy with the position taken by the LttMrtdge and Calgary Trades Councils.. K the unscientific stand they have taken, and I re- gre} that they.have done so. Contentious Point CONTIKUED FROM FRONT PAGE hurch at.large is probably under the mpression thati the amalgamation ctually took place Tne human auation, however, came into play, id the two committees could not giee They haie, therefore, contin- ed their work separately during the ear, and the question of amalgama- ion will come uo again m Kingston Tie Rev. Dr.-Grant, the millionaire eneral secretary of the Board of Missions, surprised the last ssembly by tenderlns his resignation lis oblect in resigning is said to have leen to secure amalgamation of the departments of Home Missions and Social Sen ice. but his endeavor in his regard seems to have failed. A New Hymnal There will also be an earnest discus slon in the Assembly of the proposal o bring out a new liymnal. Many members of the assembly are of the opinion that in of the fact that church union may occur in the early uture, the production of a new at the present time is not wise A great deal of work on this >ookfhas, however, been'done Many of the old hymns'will be dropped out ai.ifiaqt a hundred new ones in- It Is believed that the lymnal committee will be allowed to go on with'its "work, producing the lew soon as may be conven- ient f The delegates to tho assembly are expected to arrive In- the city on regu- lar and special trains from the cast, ami the north today. As expenses of all commis- sioners are now paid, a full represen- tation is expected from all( parts' of Canada from the Atlantic to' tne Pac- The actual membership of the AsYembly Is in the neighborhood of 600, and tho total attendance will be In the neighborhood of 1000. Dr. Dan lei Gordon, principal of Queen's Uni- versity, and one of the outstanding figures in the church, states that no difficulty waa experienced in billeting the delegates. Kingston is a city of boarding houses, the owners of which have in many cases been car- ing for students at the University tor a great many years. The students are now practically "all gone for the sum- mer, and these homes are available for the reception of guents. ,ill the meetings ol tbe Mother doewit fewe -------twice Are Ywr CUMrtm Learning to Sive MMey? Each maturing son-aid daughter should have a personal Savings Account In the Canada, with opportunities to save regularly, md training In how to expend money wisely. 'Such fi education in thrift and saving.wlll prova InvaUirtto In later life. LETHBRIDGE BRANCH t tiMASBY LAKE BRANCH 0. R. TINNING, Minnfler H, E.' Aellnf Marnier ;