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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 5, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TOim THE LETHBRIDGE DAI1.T H E U A L l> SATURDAY, JUNK a, ttbc letbbrfoge ftcralb alberta f DAILY'. AND WIEKLY. tusscRiPTioN RATES: delivered, per year CWly, by mill, per year by mail, per TELEPHONES; Business Ofllce Editorial Ofllce W. A. Buchanan John Managing Bunlncsi Meager ROUND THE CIRCLE1 OF THE WAR WWlo on the one hand the dispatch- es of yesterday tell of the apparent [allure of too Russian campaign in linlicia, on the other, they bear evid. ance to the brilliant successes of the Italian forces against the Austrians. The Austro-German forces are evid- ently accomplishing as much as pos- sible in their offensive against the Russians before it wlS tie necessary for them to-abandon this, and turn Iheir attention upon the invading Italians. The Russian failure to hold the Gal- Ician fortress of Przemysl is shown to be entirely due to the great quantities of ammunition with which the enemy were apparently supplied. This is only another evidence that Germany's resources are not by any means ex- hausted yet, although the daily deple- tion of her stores must he tremendous. Bulgaria and Houmania will be with- in the whirl in another week, accord- in? to all indications. They will fight MI the side of the Allies. Along the front in northern France c-oauUlons are practically stationary. the "artillery and the advanced es, work Is carried on peacefully, and children playing In tho si reels of the villages, ns If war did not exist, Were it not for the noise of the heavy artil- lery fire overhead, which is almost continuous." Little do we know about drawbacks. We ought to be glad wo live In a land where UK- devastation of war is practically unknown. From this time forward the respon- sibility for a war election-It election there is to rest squarely upon the shoulders of the I'r.'mc Min- ister, points out the Toronto Globe. Sir Wilfrid Laurler has placed his views before the country in unmistak- able terms. In his own strikinR phrase, he does not cart- to open the portals of office with the bloody key of n war-tiuie struggle at the polls. The preparations of the Conservative party for an appeal to the people had made necessary similar preparations on the part of the Liberal party, but. added Sir Wilfrid. "Let the Prime Minister and his colleagues say that there shall be no electron as long as the war shall go on, and 1 will pledge myself and the Liberal party that we jhoM stop ali preparations and think of nothing but the war." Established over Forty-one THE STANDARD BANK OF CANADA ASSETS OVER The A, of Banking Joint Accounts are a Con- venience. Keep a Savings Account, and Let Your Money Accu- mulate. We solicit your account in our SAVINGS DEPARTMENT LETHEKIDGE BBANCH, Street N. B. F. IT IS POPULATION THE COUNTRY NEEDS Here is the truth from the Monetary Times of Toronto: "We need more population. But there is chiefly one place for upon the land, producing wealth. If men will not farm, it is wasted en- ergy to turn factory 'wheels. It needs a Saskatchewan graingrower to do his bit in order to keep em- ployed a Massey-Harris man at To- ronto. Three big railroad systems want freight, that they may pay in- terest charges on large blocks of se- Factories and mills have RICKED UP IN ,ASSING FOR THE BUSY MAX THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE HAS INSTALLED The planing mill and offices of D. Barker, oi North Bay were destroyed by fire. "Mrs. Mary Whipplc, aged 91, who came to Vancouver 32 years ago j SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES. LODGE Wills, Title Deeds, Mortgages, Insurance or other valuables in one Of these boxes tOS FTTHTHEB nOTOSMATKHf ATPIT TB Lethbridge Branch R. T. Brymner, Mgr. BENEATH" THE'MM GOSSIPY LETTER BY GADSBY from St. John, N. B., is dead. Jos. Guiry, of Peterboro, pnt., cumbed to wounds received in a re- j cent auto accident. Five thousand Italian residents oi Chicago have enrolled for military service, and will depart Wednesday for Xew York to sail for home. Charles Lawson, who was stealing i a ride on a Grand Trunk train, was j badly injured when the train was wrecked. Oliver Jodin, aged 104 years, j thought- to have been the oldest resi- dent of Ottawa, is dead. He was born at St. Eustace, Que. Andrew Walker, a veteran resident oi Morris, Man., is dead. He was born in Leeds County, Ontario, in 1839. H.'C. Murphy, K.C., of Listowel, the present member, was the choice of the North Perth Conservative as- sociation in convention at Milvcrton, as candidate for the house of com- curitles. Factories and mills have mons sufficient equipment to look after j James Ackerman, a Chatham color- demand likelv to arise ed preacher, who is in jail on a the maximum demand likeiiE o( ro for many years to come. But a rew jiavhew, a Tilibury hundred thousand newcomers to tonilsnip farmer, pleaded guilty the western prairies, to nortbern On- tario, to British Columbia and to the maritime provinces, having made up their minds to be farmers, and hav- ing commenced to produce from the soil would make a vast difference." The same argument applies to the community. Lethbridge won't develop j unless the conr.try round about be-1 comes populated. We want people on the land, creating wealth. Witb these additional mouths to feed, bodies to clothe, and home to make and tufnish, our factories would be employed, our merchants would have more business, ind. our railroads would have a great iealWire traffic. i the charee. Heretofore he had stout- ly protested innocence of the crime. FOREIGN BORN IN UNITED STATES A recent issue'of the Canadian Mil- itary 'Gazette gives a new estimate of the number of foreign-born in the Un- ited matter of absorbing In- lereit, says that journal, now that the United States has thrown down the {auntlet to Germany. "The wrlterhas heard a dozen times :be statement, made with bated oreath, that there are ten millions of in the United States, and wily a few weeks ago an American politician of high rank in discussing the then situation with him, said: 'As L people we are with you heart and soul, but you must not forget our ten millions of Germans.' "There are not ten millions of Ger- man-bom in the United States; there ire not five; there are not three." The Gazette's conclusion is that the itimerical strength of the Allies at present living in the United States made up of of. Brit- ish, birth; of Canadian birth; of French birth; of Russian birth, and of Italian birth. The numerical strength of the enemy Is made up of MO of German birth; Turks Ind Austrians, or an excess for the Allies. MADE IN CANADA WHICH GIVES fUIiCOMFORT (CLOSED KROTCH WILLIAMS. GREENE "OMEXp, BERLIN. ONTARIO g The Union Bank of Canada gives a Modern Banking Service There is a growing tendency, which we have always foster- ed, toward closer relations between business men and their bankers, wiih a broader and more valuable service from bank to customer. Open an account with the Union Bank of Canada and take advantage of the exceptional facilities which our 320 Branches enable us to offer. OF CANADA LETHBRIDGE BRANCH GRASSY LAKE BRANCH G. R. TINNING, Manager H. E. SANDS, Acting Manager Ottawa, June wise hoys are gucsshig that there must have been warm language between Sir Hodmond Hohlin and the lion Rob- ert Rogers when they met uii neutral ground in Toronto a few days ago. Sir Hodmomi bis bt'en flit1 Honor- able Hob's Leiicfactor from the be- ginning of his political life and na- turally the Honorable Hull doesn't see wily lie couldn't have gone on be- ing a benefactor by hanging on a lit- tle longer in Manitoba. Once a bene- a is Hob's motto, and hi' believes thai bem'tactol'i; should live up to it even at somt' slight disadvantage to tlli'm- selvt-s. At all events it was a partic- ularly had time for Sir Rodinond to spill'the beans. Kir Rodmond had been under good advice Irom the Honorable Hob anil others for months past hut none of his advisers expected him to do what he did. Their advice to Sir Rodmond' was thai he slmuiii resign and let colleagues'form a new cabinet with a ne'-v premier and thus avoid handing 1 the Government OUT to the Liberals. i Sir Redmond's colleagues thought very well o! that plan, and the Hon- orable Hob, hot foot from Ottawa, pressed il on him from time to time, hut Sir Hodmond figured that il would make him the goat and raised objections. Double-Crossed Rogers Finally be became real peeved and said, "Just ior that you II get on. He resigned, as it were, in a holly, taking liis colleagues with him. It was the neatrst thing in the way of a double cross since Samson sacrific- ed himself to destroy the Philistines. since this signal act, of revenge Sir Rodmond has been able to take a philosophical view oi Manitoba poli- tics. His interviews with Liberal newspaper reporters arc full of hu- man kindness towanl Premier rior- ris whom he wishes long life and prosperous statesmanship. In fact it almost appears as il he would rather gave Premier Norris on the job than his own friends who might malign CAUTION. Several instances having been discovered in Canada of the Infringe- ment of our rights by the use of the title "Fruit or of colourable imitations of our well- known wrapper, all per- sons are hereby warned against similar infringe- ments. Our Rights have been established by de- cisions of the House of Lords and other Courts, both at home and abroad, and perpetual injunctions and damages have been obtained against offenders. Persons found in- fringing our rights will be proceeded against without further notice. J. C. ENO. LTD. Prepared only by J. C. ENO, Limited, 'FRUIT SALT' WORKS, LONDON, ENG. Agents for North America HAROID.F. RITCHIE CO.. Ltd., 10-12-14 McCaul St., TORONTO to have a long life. ,Sir Rodmond could never fill that part of the job. Ho is too irritable. Meanwhile the Honorable Boh looks wistfully at the Canadian High Com- i his own irienns wnu mm.fi.. missionership in London. As a wicked j him ii thev remained in ollice and he partner his ability is impugned, as j didn't Absence as the poet aptly minister of elections he is a distinct' failure, as upholder of tottering ermnonts he shows signs of j it wasn't for leaving Major-general luts it, makes the hammers strong- rythiiiK Sir Rodmond has said I since lie resigned sounds like a bcnc-. j diction to public life but it would not surprise anybody if he swung into the bigger game at" Ottawa, instead of enjoying the comfortable sunset to which he is entitled. His being a THE LIQUOR LICENSE ORDINANCE, AND THE PROPOSED LIQUOR ACT DISCUSSED 1 OUR POINT OF VIEW Alberta the farmers work with lothinrto diit.urb them, eicept pro- Mibly the gopieri, yet tome of them: in and continually com- They should think of Belgium. ye are told in a soldier's letter that 'agriculture is proceeding as usual in Trance and Belgium, all the work hav- ng been accomplished by the women, Md men and boys. -Even In the dis- jict lyin? between the firing lines of Wolfe'lSchnappi and Ginger when TOU thirst for a lone drink, you have the finest combination refirMbcr and health tonic possible. Wolfe's Schnapps (HOLLANDS ON) f StlmuUm the vital orcana of the body. Every f lasiful is a draught of renewed health and vigor. HilllianJ Sim. Dittrlbutors HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY. The time has come when tie citi- zens of Alberta are called upon to consider the pros and cons of the i liquor industry under high license and decide if such well-con- trolled by legislation, is advisable or not Will the province and people .benefit most by the new liquor law or will they be best advised to vote aeainst it? Ignoring the influences of sentiment, is it good practical sense to vote for the new order of things? irave of temperance sentiment is sweeping the whole land, but is it -ood judgment that backs the wave? I What effect will it have on the money- markets, on financial institutions, on the high prices paid at present for choice malt barley, of which Alnerta grows as fine as any in the world? What effect will it have on the con- firmed drinkers, and on the naturally adventurous spirits of the youth of the province? The new act proposes to place tne sale of liquor unreservedly in the hands of z political party, the laws to be administered by salaried em- Iployees .of such party. It restricts ilhe selling to such places as drug stores and government vending pla- ces. In addition it allows every citi- zen to have a certain amount of liquor in his private residence (ex- clusive of apartments and flats) and allows the manufacture of liquor in Uhe province. Hotelkeepers are wiped 'out as liquor of mild doctors, dentisls and i veterinary surgeons can Issue un- i limited permits for limited quantities. I The confirmed drinker will still be laWe to obtain his liquor. Every man 'wlio voted against the act will be a potential law-breaker, either actively or passively. He at least will wink at any illegal sales of liquor if lie knows of them. On the other hand few of the men who voted for the act jwill booms, careless expenditures of civic monies, unreasonable and unseason- able taxes have already given Alberta a black eye in financial circles, not only in eastern Canada but England as well. The new law will produce a very pronounced depreciation in the values of hotel and other properties, and will be another point in favor of finance treating Alberta in a wary manner at least. The shareholders In such concerns as the Calgary Brew- ing company are scattered throughout the country, many live In England, many are elderly women; widows, or- phans. These 'people will suffer. City bonds from Alberta are not .looked upon with much favor, real estate and mineral 'investment.. propositions in Alberta are laughed, at. Now the solid, conservative proposition of the ibrewing company will become a snare and a delusion. How many of the 300-hotel pro- prietors of Alberta have their entire capital tied up in hotel ventures and will lose all in the "depreciation which will result, if the uew- law carries? And yet these men ventured their money in a business that at the time was protected by law and recognized as a legitimate arid reputable indus- try. Farmers themselves stand to lose. In the first place the war. has placed a fictional 'but immediately, profitable value on barley. For years the gov- ernment of the province 'and of Can- ada" have endeavored to encourage the pork-industry of the province, and barley-is an essential'to the .success of that. The high war price's are such that it is no longer considered good business for farmers to .put their barley into pork, and the .result is that brood sows and immature hogs have been slaughtered in. hundreds and thousands throughout Alberta, sold for any price they would bring, the barley disposed of at wa ot me men voteu iui me volunteer as spotters or inform- It was an immediate profit Some will, but they will be in- aad the farmers took advantage 'of it. Nnvv vpars innv planso .h.ifnro Ilio {deed a small minority, Down in East Calgary there stands the finest malting plant in all of Can- ada. Chat of the Canada Malting Com- pany. Work has ceased on it because of the doubt as to the result of the pork industry in Alberta gets bach even to what it was last summer. The government is urging the farm- ers of the province to plant a larger acreage of 'barley, and is supplying ot the UOUut as to me TBHUIL oi uie UL auu is supiujiug coining pleibiscite. This plant brought seed to do it because Alberta, barley joy to Alberta when it was announced is making a reputation for, Canada it was coming. It came because Cal- and creatiug a broader market. The isary was the centre ot the finest bar- i hog industry is temporarily crippled ley district in Canada. It came to i the war destricts outside markets spend In, preliminary and liquor-law will at once struction. It opened a new market wipe one for at least bushels of barley i Canada Mailing would at highest prices. If the plftb-1 have been in llig. market this year to iseite carries it will go out of busi- buy over bushels of the best ness. The Calgary Brewing company of Alberla's barley. Assuredly the people of Alberta should look well into the new liquor question before making the firm employs nearly two hundred men and uses each vear over bushels of barley, raised in Alberta. All of the breweries of Alberta already use at least a half million bushels of 'bar- ley yearly exclusive of the prospective ijiiantlties for the Canada Malting Company, band booms, oil booms, railway Jack Roberts, once wealthy sport- ing man of Kansas, (lied in actua want in Kansas City at the age o; it. H might be i, r: I to go round all this summer in a straw- hat and no-furs. Him: You're the only girl I ever loved 1, Her: That's Interesting, but imma- terial." What f want to know is, am 1 the only girl you're ever going to love? iic is t-iiuiiin-u- Manitoba discard would be no real argument against him because the present administration at Ottawa has i lenient feeling toward discards. It vasn't so long ago, for example, that Sir Richard McBndc was being broached for a cabinet position at Jttawa and doubtless Sir Richard would have lauded if it hadn't been his adventures with Attorney General Bowser, and the two sub- marines. Sir Richard's work with the two submarines was careless, il t wasn't coarse, and spoiled ins chances. Finesse is what the situa- tion that ...ill the best efforts oi the Public Ac- counts Committee. Anybody, as short on finesse as Sir Richard McBride, could never along at Ottawa. Sir Ro'dmond Kohlin, on the con- trary has shown great deftness in getting out oi his troubles. He has not only got out himself but he has left, his" friends holding the bag and has displayed qualities which prove that he has nothing to learn even from the Honorable Robert Rogers. Indeed there are those who say that the Honorable Bob learned his trade from Sir Rodmond, and that the master can still teach tho public a trick or two. Be that as it may, the Honorable Bob hasn't the same repu- tation as a Frankenstein with Sir Hodmond, as he has with other peo- ple who don't know him so well. If he is a Frankenstein then Sir Rod- mond created him and familiarly breeds contempt. It is being recalled that, when the Honorable Bob, in the reciprocity election oi 1911, was made responsible and delivered the good from Winnipeg to.Mie Rockies, Sir Rodmond was jealous and hart to be made a knight as an offset to Bob's getting the-big job at Ottawa. Ashamed of Each Other The feeling which actuates both Sir Rodmond and the Honorable Boh ,0 that ingratitude is sharper than a serpent's tooth and consequently each is very much ashamed of the other. Sir Rodmond naturally remembers that he made Bob the right hand man of his real estate government and that Hob rose with the real es- tate while he, Sir Rodmond, rcmain- jd to decline and fall with it. Bob was a very lucky man to be a mem- ber of a real estate government when real estate was booming. He shared in the 'era of expansion, helped to keep it expanded, in fact, by his per- sonal and olfiei.il influence went on soaring even after the town lots had fallen behind. Hob soared sky high and came out of the clouds with a silver lining which is going to be a great comfort in his old age. Sir Rodmond remembers all that and naturally puts it down to him- self, forgetting the clement of luck and Bob's own merits as a foresight- ed, forehanded man, who knew what I was going to happen next and was generally on the .spot when a shower of blessing was scheduled to burst in Winnipeg or any of the other town lot centres of activity. Sir Rodmond, knowing how the game was played naturally feels that one real estate operator makes as good a minister of public works as another. What he fails to take into account is the Hon- orable Bob's persona! charm. He has made a great hit with the back benchers, not as an orator, for he talks like a scrambled egg, hut as a bale fellow and a splendid promisor. He never sends a member of Parliii- mcnt, even a Grit one, empty away. If kind words never die, Bob is going Olivia: Poor, is she? Hattie: Well, I guess: She'll have HOME STUDY Arts Courses only. SUMMER S C H OO L QUEEN'S UNIVERSI' ;TY KINGSTON, ONTARIO ARTS EDUCATION MEDICINE SCHOOL OF MINING MINING 5 CHEMICAL MECHANICAL CIVIL KLECTBiCAL ENGINEERING GEO. Y. CHOWN, Tuberculosis among the animals has caused the condemnation oi tliti Zoo at St. Louis. GETTING RETURNS from YOUR TRACTOR YOUR tractor was an expensive investment. To realize tiu belt returns you must give it proper lubrication. 'lubricants Wan an actual money value to you. STANDARD GAS ENGINE OIL known throughout Canada as a reliable lubricant for tracton. Its hea-ry body nukes it particularly adapted for big bore, long stroke, low compression engines. ivc and finely constructed tractors For tile more cxpen- 13 the "U io use. It is a lighter oil and leaves practically no Retains ils proper lubricating body under ail weather coaditiom. Buv Polarinc and Stai Fire! Fire! Fire! We take this opportunity of announcing that Mr. J- B. Wilkie hiE transferred to our care all his Fire Insurance Business. Now Is tho time to get your home and family safeguarded, if you have not already done so: Surely Fire Insurance Companies which have been In existence for one hundred years and more, need no further guarantee. Several of. the .Insurance Companiei, fir which we are now Agentt, date back to the early part of.the 19th .Century. British Canadian Trust Co. PHONE 1843 Couybcarc LctlijbrMlgc, Albciisi ;