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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 3, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD THURSDAY, JUNE 3, Ittf DAILY AND WIBKLY. iu'MCRtPTICh Daily, dellvMM, per yaw..... Daily, by mall, per 8-00 by nail, per TELEPHONES: KMrfnesn Office............... Editorial W. A. Buchanan John Torranei Managing Director Builnesa Manage HOUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR It must be yes or no with Ger- many's answer to the United States 'note on the Lusitania. President "Wil- son will stand for no quibbling. An- other note is to sent to the KaJaer demanding definite answers to the first note. Failing which, it will be necessary for Von Bernsdorff to say goodbye io Washington. Roumania and Bulgaria have come to ..terms over their territorial differ- ences, and have decided to simultan- eously enter the war on the side of the allies. Austria is said to he anx- ious to conclude a separate peace her enemies and have done with the whole thing, but Germany is assistance in driving hack the Italians in order thai' she .may have a club with which to force Austria to stay with the fifht. -There appears to be very Iit change in any of the zones of war. The Italians have made very ful air raide on Austrian points, the and French have -gained more ground in northern France, and the campaign In the Dardanelles is be- lived to 'be progressing: favorably. THE BIRTHDAY OF OUR KING years ago tolay, King. George of England was bortt. Since then, he has seen the Jand over which he reigns .undergo many changes. The nation his been engaged in wars, mostly small, in his lifetime, but he un> undoubtedly never dreamed that in Ms reign would come the greatest conflict between nations the world has ev.er known. It was not a develop- ment of his policy, for no monarch-.has Eat upon the throne' of Britain who loved and served the cause 'of peace more than George the Fifth. Grand- Kon .of the noble humanity serving Queen Victoria and son of "Edward the he inherited peace- ful Instincts. He was brought up in a laud where the people believed in building a nation without resort to Britain has shown that it is pos- to grow and expand and serve the purpose of humanity and civiliza- tion withqat rushing into struggles vita master nations. This is largely due to tie sovereigns we have had upon the throne. Had our monarchs f jiosHHed the views of William of Ger- might today fee nation by the militarists, s. ssiies v vawe for world power -would have been its outstanding characteris- i It is true we have world power but not bacauaev'we deliberate- p out lo conquer by force of arms, I jThe British Empire IB bin It upon a t greater and more substantial louada- tioc By providing the freest form of government, fay giving people lull action even-hanaed JwUee lo all races creeds and colora, the Empire has been cemented togeth- I until today it is a great unit mspn- by noble priaciples, and in the forefront of the struggle for right- eousness and the advancement of ch- ilizatjoD. Our sovereigns of recent times, Victoria. Edward VII. and r George V. are largely responsible the enyiable position which. Britain holds in history, f JlfWIe King George's fiftieth birth g toy Is observed in a year when. En tain if engaged in a mighty atruggle, t and f ben thousands of her sons are icing taeir lives in the service the King, our Sovereign can be oi L good ofaeer. Britain is not at war to to ita aosBeaslons or to add to its it is at war to uphold rd the poisesiion ot 'BriUthtir, -Britain not en- i; tnii war the King might an unhappy birthday, for ght irtWM bgia forced to realize pOMii Britmin'it international obligations and that it was a lifiifc.fBd cowardly nation. These are inuOTMions, however. IwsJhae lived to know that the Britiih Empire Is a reality, that firi Lain word is as toot ae iuWd, and of of its on tna battlefteldB today do- gladly to 'maintain iBspiring of liberty and Position youug person, having, rttcoived iiiv excellent educa- tion, including wHUuB, history, mathematics; music, and art, would Uko to outer u respect- able family'-to do -washing and iron- County (Mo.) "Neiws." But whero's the qualifications for washing and inquires the Saskatoon The Dominion Steel Works ut Syd- ney, N. S-, has commenced the manu- facture of toluol, an exceedingly high explosive substance'pf great power of expansion, which; u by-product of the ctike It is further stated that the Algoina Sfcael Company, jit Sault Sic. will also commence the manufacture of Oils ..substance at an early date. Here is a chance for the coke ovens in Alberta and B. C, The government should see that the vest gets a share of this 'business. Italy's declaration of war (brings an- other section of the population of the North American, continent into very close contact with the great conflict now raging overseas. There are 45, 411 Italians tini" Cantyda, and a millions in the States. Of the numbers in Canada" about 5000 are re servists, whose duty It is to join the colors, addition there will nc doubt be '1000 or so who will fte anr ious 'to volunteer." In the Unitet States many thousands will be nuin Ijered in the same categories. If Lord Fisher 'was not to stay al the Admiralty, "why was it necessary for Mr. Churchill to leave? asks the Edmonton Journal. A few days ago Mr. Arnold -White published a "sum- mary of, a cpnTersation .lie .had hat Lord Fisher, in which the latter said that he could not work .with Bal four any more than he could with ChuroiiHl, adding something to the effect that he was not going to be bothered with 'politicians about the Admiralty. Those who recognize moai fully the immense services to the nary which the veteran seaman has performed will understand from this statement how difiicult.it must have been' responsible head .to avoid friction- with "him. ONE THING IS CERTAIN I! 4E-: II B50 may come and tfo, advance and recede, but you can absolutely rely on sealed packet of Salada Tea containing the same high quality that has been our reputation for nearly a quarter of a century. ADMIRAL SIR HENRY JACKSON, f K. a fto replaces Admiral Lord Fisher as First Sea Lori. thaw to the the "MADE IN CANADA" __ Wolfe's Aromatic Schioriam Schnapps (wuwiax) r r the most healthful spirit ob. tninable, and the very best stimulunt for general use. AB Ionic and Woifc'. SchMM. i> alway> t most tStct upon linr, Dittribdtort COMPANY. BARON FISHER Who retires as First Sea Lord ot.the British Admiralty BICKEDUPIN SSINGI FOII THE BUSY MAN A Jewish school has been .opened in Regina. E. S.-Mcyuaid, of Edmonton, been suspended from the Law Soci- ety ol Alberta. Campbell's Bay is likely, to become the county seat' of Poatiac County, Qae. Telephone connection was establish- ed between Toronto -and 'San Fran- cisco, a distance of over miles J. E. MerrjrfitU is .the Conserva- tive candidate for the new Federal constituency ot Prince Rupert, B.C. Lieut. G-. G. Duncan, of the 10th Battalion, was killed -in action on Mav 24. He was a son of Rev. G. H, Duncan, Port Credit, Onk General JIanagec Macleod says the transcontinental line of the CNR will be ready for traffic in three months. He claims Lit- the -best mountain road on the1 continent. Mr. Edmund Burke, a well known Canadian joined the 5tn niounten nuies, y his relatives m Montreal from a JI C A officer who has been with [lie Canadian troops since fteir mo- uhzation in Fraace. Tne Salvation Army in Canada is to be divided territorially into the east and west ft inn i peg will ke the weitorn headquarters and Col Sow- den will be in command. There are roughly one hundred poita in the ivest Everything west of Port Ar- ihur will be in the western division. Eight ncu stations in the weit were opened in April Gen Hughes two geieroiu offers of money froni Montreilers.for :lie purchase of machine gum. Hunt- ley Drummond, brother of Guy Druui- mond, who wan killed at mircq, and .Ins Car iu then, veil known Montreal grain merchant, have each offered f 100.000 for ten lurpose Both offers will be accepted This w ill he sufficient money to equip machine gun batterlci u, guu cost approximately uch. BENEATH ON PARLIAMENT II GOSSIPY LETTER BY GADSBY Ottawa, May 29. Even the ma- chine politicians iu the Conservative party arc congratulating themselves on two there was ao general election on whea the Roblin government Mew up, and that the votes, for the soldiers were ,not aboard the.Lusitania "when the Hner went down. One would have been an error in tactics, the other an error in good -taste. Doth would have been blunders and a blunder is worse than a crime as Talleyrand, shrewdly, remarked. To have shipped the votes [or'soldiers fay the Lusitania would have been a par- ticularly gross, blunder not so much because the votes would have been lost but because the boxes contain- ing them would have been an insult to high heaven amidst the pathetic, human washed up on the coast ot Ireland. It would have beea a reminder that there is no tragedy so great that little men are not pre- pared to take-aurasu5gc oi it to for- ward their petty affairs. Consequently the boxes have been put away till a more convenient time when the elemental forces of nature are not so much in evidence and ev- ery decent Conservative draws a sigh of relief that the Government has es- caped a terrible anti-climax. The plain truth-is that'while everybody votes for-soldiers at the front is a good principle in theory it is" a poor one in practice because it surrounded with almost insur- mountable difficulties. Even the Hon. Charles Dohertyj who fathered the bill, refused to. pledge ;his common sense that it was workable. One of the chief difficulties is sen- thing does not give with the stern work the soldiers are called OP, to perform. It is like ask-r ing Hamlet to step aside from his revenge to play Launceldt Gobbo. As the weeks drag an and the casual ty Usts increase in .length and horror the the_Cab met realizes mo're and that there is a time for everything and that the time to ask- a soldier to cast ais vote is not somewhere -between breakfast today and death, tomorrow. If this mail -order voting-roust take alace a prolonged lull in the. hostil- ities is the only time for it. As such ajluH cannot o'ccur before September or even later, it follows that any election which includes tho soldiers at the mast be subsequent to that date. Tremendous The -actual difficulties oi .voting...un- der fire are tremendous company of soldiers is'scheduled to'do 4ts-.bal- loting at a. certain time and place. A German shell obliterates "them Pri- vate Jones is making his affidavit. A German sniper puts a period existence in the middle of his signa- ture.' The. .Third Battalion-is about to exercise its franchise... :A. hurried order arrives from headquarters to bring up the reserves The talion; goes forward and never comes Grow Corns If You Will But don't keep them One can't well avoid corns in'these days of dainty shoes. But it's folly to keep them, pore inem and doctor them. A chemist has invented a way to end corns quickly. It is known as Bhtt-jaj. Attach it and the corn pain stops at once. Then a fait of B B wax- loosens the corn very gently. In two days the whole corn disap- pears without any pain oraorenesa. It seems magical. After Kw-jaj plaster is applied, the shoe can't hurt the corn. After 48 hours there is no corn to hurt Folks have proved this on pome 70million corns. They are removing in this uay a million corns a month. That's why corns are not ao common as they used to be. plasters found them halE the coma that ffrow today ore quickly ended by them. Blue-jay Ends Corns U rnlJt Stmpla MaiUi Frtt FRIDAY AND SATURDAY 1 or other containers are filled and a Jack Johnson comes along and de- stroys them. The six scrutineers are not invulnerable; one, two, three, perhaps all of them, are captured or tilled by the enemy. What becomes of the e'icction then" These are not technical or exagger- ated objections. They are such as oc- cur to any sensible man, 'be he Liber- al or Conservative. There have been army elections before. The Romans SELLING THE Mf DESIRABLE OF Women's Wear At Wonderfully Reduced Prices Offering you Choice of Special Lots; and -Odd Numbers, .and you can make these days memorable in money saving on the highest class come be your owii jmigc of values.. A Grand Clearance of Ladies' Suits 24 Suits, balance of our springs suits in many new designs, all nicely tailored, beautifully trimmed, satin lined through- out. Black, tan, shepherd chocks and pl'fiiity navy. Skirts with .the. now yoke and wide flare. Eegular prices to A 'sure clearance. Your Choice 510.75 Special Attention! Just to hand by express Dresses, the last' word in fashion, thrown to the publi'b at special reduction for this .week end... 'v The ROYAL STORE Southard Block back; the ballot boxes jered horses arid 'the Borden Govefn- .ment. All anybody .ever asked for was a square deal. The British Government 'has put no obstacle in the way .of .votes for Can- adian soldiers at the battle front. England floes1 not'pretend-that there are no politics in., the British army. There were .politics in the army when Cromwell ruled cvhe land through a comrait-tee of Major-Generals. There were politics in the array not so long ago "in Ireia'nd-.But there has never jad them. The soldiers had a habit i been an election on the-ileld of bat- of electing Roman emperors but these catch-as-catch-can verdicts were never quite satisfactory. In fact the icsson of history is that Rome went Sown" hill just' a little faster when army elections became the fashion. Even, "at that the Roman soldier had a: decided advantage over the Cana- dian soldier at the front.-At least he "who'was -the; candidate. The Canadian soldier is asked to vote for the not for the man, an abso- lutely unprecedented innovation. Ballots Not Fair The wording of. the ballot paper is not fair. It reads, Government, Op- position, Independent. This "is liable to misconstruction, byrvdteriS not na- tive-born, or only a'httte while in the country. The word1 Opposition' as contrasted with Government might suggest that one party-was .opposed to war and the other in favor of it, whereas those who have followed .the debates know that: on no' subject was Canada ever so united -as on this war for freedom, humanity and dem- ocratic'institutions. The Inde- pendent is misleading It neglects ne- cessary classifications The Socialist, the Labor candidate, the Prohibition- these, men get the worst of it F. MacLean writes himself down an Independent-Conservative, two-thirds Independent and one-third Consenatrve, or is it the other way round The arc they 1 They arc not Independent and tie. His Majesty, may have shrugged his. he "signed the bill but he would probably put it down to our.queer Canadian way of going "things. No doubfe General Joffre will look at ;way too -but he won't necessarily think any more of Canada for bothering her soldiers .with anr election-when on, a more glorious errand bent The sentimental objection '.'is the one that counts.- The: mcnt makes it as easy as possible for the soldiers at the. front to'vote but the people--of Canada, can make it a great deal easier by postponing the election until the soldiers come back. The men who, iie gpod enough to hght are good spough to vote and a general election-should'- be'timed1 wun that 'H F G. FRANCE MAY SURRENDER LAST WESTERN COLONY Miqueton Archipelago May Be Given to Newfoundland, After the War They ._ ______ they do not acknowledge to their iol- lowers in Quebec that they are Gov- ernment. What word is broad enough in all these shades of circum- stance and opinion What thoughtiul people in both po- litical parties are objecting to is, so much an election, as electioneering at the front A ghastly mockery this game of thimblerig m the face of eternitj The last thing to of soldiers in the trenches is party strne Iheir now, such an idea _________ before What can pamphlets and post- Onl7 ers, and political cartoons do but de- ren- Ifc is considered probable that St John's, that tho Miquelon'Archipelago, the last North American possession of France, may ..be annexed at the close ot the European war is be- ing given serious consideration In this The Ijttle islands of 9t Pierre, Miquelon and Langlade, a short distance off the SQuth coast of New- formed for. two centur- ies the advance base .for the French cod fishery on the Grand Banks In recent years the prosperity of the tiny colony has steadily diminished and al! possibility industrial progress for some time to come was destroyed, when the Fre'ncb 'government, in Feb- ruary last, summoned all the ahle bodied men inihe Islands to the colora. The town of St. Pierre, most by strne Iheir country is an ideal Tne town oi at. riorre, such an ideal as it never was tfle colonists live, is now inhabited women and child base it' Borden Backs one leaflet Why make a noise about Nohodj denies it Launer hacks Britain too. So doeb any Canadian -who has the cause at right at heart No partv has a monopo'v ol backing Britain Those do not go to the front and die for Britain can at least btay at home and pay taxes for her There is, no matter for quarrel in that are all backing Britain It is not an election issue J3o far as the British Prefer ence the Liberals have done two and a half per cent more hacking than the Government but that is a thought that will keep until the war is No Put in Way Nobody, on either side of politics, ias put an> obstacle in the wa> of soldiers at the front voting. AH the Opposition has done is to try to make1 it an honest election, to pre- vent the soldiers' votes going astray, or >emg distributed in convenient packages as an offset to the small topiilar majority of achieved jy the. Borden Government in 18) 1, Any technical amendments to the bill have made with the idea of head- inp off system of., military "coloniz- ng by mail has nev- er had any feat of the soHierV vote ftfe subjects of siMm found- sucjj Of the conscripts as survive the will be reluctant to return to a struggling existence in the colony, and islll seek wider opportunities in France Gince bait fishing by the French haa been largely supplanted by steam trawlers, the usefulness of the fisheries outpost has become triljht. It IE the opinion of many Newfound- landers, therefore, that Frtace will find it to her advantage to turn the lands over to Newfoundland, In re- turn for. fishing facilities in these ters. Eleven years ago a southern fornia young man-grubstaked an old prospector, with He saw him no more nor of. him until one dajr last week that the prospector was dead and had teftf him MADE IN CANADA. SHIRTS V pYJAMAS BQYS-BLOU8ES KHUN DONALDSOH To and From Qrut Britain. SAILINGS. MONTREAL-QLA8COW SERVICE. From From Montreal. Steamem June Jun. June f July 17.......Athtnii.......July July Excellent cibin and third-claw ac- commodation. Rates 150 and 133.75, respectively. t cabin pnisengen only. These eteamers are fitted with twin screws, bilge keels (which prevent! sRls rolling at and wlreleu telegraphy. For raCei and other informitlon ap- ply to any railroad or iteanuhip agent or. H. E. LIDMAN, Gtnurll Ajtnt Winnipeg, 349 Main St Ph. M. M1Z, Vancouver, MrMt. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE wAijtm, CYJO.LI.D. D.CL, priii B UURD. OnMIMnwlW JOHM AITO, Y. 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