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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 5, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR She Derate Siberia BAILY AND WE1KLY THE LETHBRIDGI2 DAILY HERALD MONDAY, JUNE .5, 1916 Subscription i delivered, per week dslivered, ye" or mill. year..... mull, per year TELEPHONES Business Office Editorial Office W. A. Buchanan Managing Director .15.00 ..DM itii John Business Mansger Your King and Country nted you right now! who cannot be replaced. That is tho only reason we can find to feel other than satisfied with the first big scrap. The report that a new coal mine'IB to be opened up at Taber helps to dls- pel some of the pessimism- that has been hanging over the coal Industry In Southern Alberta for a lew. years. The coal industry is coming Into its own and will always be one of our chief reeources. People hardly soem to reaMlfl as yet that ths Jutland fight was the biggest sea battle ever fought iu the history ot the world. But, if the Ger- mans believe their own reports, there will a bigger one some of these fine days and the result will be all that we wish. EGKED UP IN 5SINGI FOR THE BUSY MAN Thoi. Mlchell, a pioneer of B. C., died at Victoria. Three Minden Ont., men killed an 800 pound black bear with pike poles. Braniford adopt ths daylight saving system, beginning June 4. Lt.-Col. Sir Julian .Byng has taken over the command o? the Canadian troops. On the night the bars closed in Manitoba for the last time not one drunk was arrested in Winnipeg. The crowd at the bars was very orderly. The Duke and Duchess of Con- naught and the Princess Patricia, win ROUN.D THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR Later and more extensive reports of the great sea fight which occurred oft the coast of Jutland last week, give roal cause for elation amongst Britishers, for it ii shown that the entire German high seas fleet was put to flight by the British who fought at a great disadvantage. The Ger- mans were engaged by a small por- tion of the British fleet, and when the main British fleet came up; the Germans turned tail, not, however, before they had Inflicted heavy losses i upon the courageous squadron of J3ir David Beatty which nrst gave'ffisni battle. The loss of men on both sldeg wfll total between 5000 and 6000, while the tonnage lost by the Germans n- eeeds by or that I iost by the British. The loos of. the three battle cruisers of the j Mary type, with every offlcer and 1 man of their crewi, is a severe blow I to Britain, but.not nearly so severe as the loss inflicted upon the Germams of two of their latest type of super- dreadnoughts. The British and French have both seen severe fighting on the western front in the past few days. The French drove back German attacks at Verdun, while the British haie Je- poised German attacks near King George celebrated his birthday on Saturday In the midst of west this summer. Considerable the most thrilling news of the war that has been announced for a long tims. King George is the sailor king, and'as such he knows the value of the fleet as perhaps few other kings ever did. His Majesty's flrst message Iter. the declaration ot war was to ie navy and his confidence in it has ever been shaken. If, as one cabled report states, the dmiralty statement of the Jutland ght contains excuses, it will be up o Bslfour to eiplain. We In Canada know very little of his task but It is nolle property that his regime has esulted in a redisnosition of the na- val forces. People are now asking if tat redisposition is retponsiWe- for he fact that the German navy got off lightly as It did last Wednesday. OVERRIDING CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSIONERS While serious anlnded ibuslness men j are urging the application of the Civil Service Act-to the outside vice, the government at Ottawa deliberately overriding tne civil ser- vice conimiseioners. At the recent 1 session of parliament J. G. Turriff i pointed out that a Mr. Sherwood had i failed in the civil service eiamlmv tions in the spring of 1915, and. BS4 declined to take the examinations of last fall, although, according to the 1 ruling of the clerk of the house and of the civil service commisaloneis, ithis the regular channel ot sp- poinhaemt. Instead, the government, in order to oblige its political Menus, I resorted to the expedient of putting the appointment through the house fcy a special vote. The appointee owns a store In Ottawa, and his work for the government will keep hkn 1 busy only during the few months that parliament is in session each year. The cleric of the- house, lu repbrt- ing on the case, plainly Intimated I that the position requires no special technical and was just i an ordinary clerkship, usually in Class B, starting with a salary I It the face of that report, aid j in the face of the refusal of the Civil Service Commissioners to grant a eer- tiflcate, the government' has i him into class A, starting with a sal- of IHOO. is the sort of Mid Mr I Tnrriff, "which makes for dlssatisfsc- tion In the ctvil service. It Is illegal and It is unjustifiable. .It means.add- i.ing another per year to the our I den of the taxpayers It is perhaps comparatively trivial example Tfhst political pull and patronage meanB, but it illustrates the wholi system." Allison says he was surprised he got a commission from Yoakum About worth! Dr. McDougall, the old time Method 1st missionary, can't say- that he was ever circuited" in his earl: iu this psrt of the world. One would to read of the re- xirti of the Jutland fight as supplied .Germany., that after a long hunt he Huns had ferreted out the British ivy and forced it to come to blows. Listen to this: Berlin Nord Deut- sche Allgemein Zeltung says: "From beginning of the war the officers and crews of our fleet longed for the ppokunltr to measure their strength against .their: chief enemy. -The. first great sea battle has ably demonstrat- d the excellent quality, of the Ger- man naval forces." Ths ''longing" of the Huns was the kind best told is the words of the British admiralty: "The enemy broke off action and fied." In one month Alberta, will be "dry." The enforcement of the act will then )e the big problem. The. Spokesman Review emphasizes point in con- nection with the manner to which the Yashington state law is being ad- ministered when It says: "The pro- hibition law and, more particularly, the enforcement of the law both con- Inne to justify themselves. The Spo- ;ane police during the flrst i five months of 1916 have made only 210 arrests for drunkenness as against during the same period in 1916. [lie decrease of two-thirds convincing- y demonstrates the practicableness and efficiency of prohibition when the lUtute Is firmly enforced." ime will he spent at Banff. Anotlmr of Dr. Michael Clark M.P., donned the khaki. This makes three sous of the doctor on ac- ive service. "There are no bad battalions, only bad said Brig.-General Logie to an open-air conference of officers in the grounds of the Niagara camp headquarters. Criticism Is heard in Windsor be- cause a street railway conductor was appointed to the Immigration staff though three returned were among the applicants." The formal presentation of camp equipment -and. money representing about was made to the 93rd Battalion at the parade grounds, Pet- erboro, by Mayor Duffius. Hev. Dr. W. J. Dey, after forty years and ail months of active service of which twenty-six have been spent as pastor of St. Paul's Presbyterian church at Simcoe, Ont., has retired. Lieut.-Col. W. R. Smyth. M.P., for Algoma, is to command the latest for- estry battalion, which will be recruit- ed in Ontario, while Col. J. W. White will recrulf in Quebec and the Mari- time provinces. Ten Indian chiefs from B. C. who Save been in Ottawa seeking a set- tlement ot the long-standing dispute regarding the ownership :of the land which they originally possessed, have not as yet been successful. Crispin E. Smith, one of the most popular and widely-known citizens ot Calgary, and former police magistrate has donned the war colors and is now fullv accredited private in the ranks of the 191st battalion. The -bar-room- of.the .Fort Garry NOTE THE NEW PRICE COLLARS Favored by all who seek the best irrespective of price 15 CENTS EACH (or 00 eM. 12 tor CLUETT, PEABODY CO.. INC. MAKMS, ST. JOHNS, QUEBCC Strange Traffic Now Flows Along Famous Epsom Road London. Jane corre-l ipondence of the' Canadian-Associated the. road to Epsom." The phrase re'calls the thousand-times- plctured carnival of Derby Day, when the four-in-hand of the aristocrat jostles the light cart of the Lambeth tinsmith.. A very different kind of Traffic goes along the same road in these present months. Made r.p most- ly of slate-colored ambulances, it leaves the route, for the race_ course soon after the pleasant. little red- tiled town is passed, and pulls up on one sweeping shoulder of the Downs where the largest convalescent hospital in the Dnited Kingdom has come Into being. There are approximately four thous- and beds for the sick and wounded sol- diers in this hospital. Fifteen hun- dred of'the patients are Canadians, who are housed in their own special division. 'A thousand or "more pa- tients are from the Imperial forces, and the rest of the population of in- valids consists of Australians and New Zealanders. In its elements, therefore, this city of wounded, and sick soldiers is a replica of lions in the battle line. Frankly, the. proper title for this settlement is WoodcotQ Park. The surroundings thoroughly deserve such a pretty name.- The collection of huts of corrugated galvanized iron, has brought about the term "tin To be honest, this is the name by which it has been dubbed for the moment, and is justified -when a view is taken at close quarters. Not the, least dis- paragement is intended. Rather the other way, for the name "tin city" is an indication that the government which big plant has been alive to its opportunities in gathering Mr. Pickwick at Dingley Dell. .The atlents are going to emulate tho Jingley Dellera this summer in vau- ulshing All Huggleton at cricket. matches against local clubs ave already provided great sport, aseball is played regularly and all orms of sport are encouraged to got len back into "fit" physical condition. Ivery night there Is a first-class tuea- rical show or concert. ..Lord Kilianin vho is a -resident in the hospital, akes-great interest in the entertain- ments and devotes whole time to lis for the benefit of the patients, 'he recreation hail comfortably holds n audience of and Is provided theatrical and cinema equipment. is seen, is to save hardened and erienced soldiers from being "scrap- ed" on account of obstinate ailments or which remedy may .be found In pedal treatment. When one con- Iders the length of. time and the ex- ense incurred in fitting a recruit for he firing line, it will be realiied that ihe truly skilled management of ;.re- ources lies in assisting him, should e be disabled, to regain his position n'hlB battalion. This of course, part from the obvious benefits to the nan himself in regaining his full trength. The government and the (Beers connected with this institu- tion therefore, deserve our gratitude o the full. Hotel, Winnipeg, has been created m-jmatenal the most easily convertible to soda water fountam staml and light for the object randI putUne it to use STEADILY DRIVING GERMANS BACK IN EAST AFRICA London, June invasion of he northeasterly district of German East Africa is making progress, ac- cording' to an official statement to- recording a German retire- ment. The statement says: "The enemy has been driven from .he line astride the railway between the south. Para mountains, and Pan- rani (on: the coast) and retired to Mkomaski. One column las reached Buiko station, and our eft column reached Mkomasl river on May 3rd." WANTS LORD FISHER BACK London, June Dally News calls for'-the return of Lord Fisher, formerly; first, sea lord of the admir- alty, to 'the head of the navy. "No ilngle says the newspaper, 'would more effectively counteract- :he danger of a diminution of confi- dence in -the navy, if it exists, than the return of Lord Fisher, who in time of pesce-.brought the navy to a state of unexampled efficiency. The coun- try heeds him in this urgent hour." Calgary now his a furnish- Ing only thing the northern city ever considered It lacked The cow town will be now, more, than ever, a law unto itself. HughM ss-yrhe will not accept Republican If step .would split oarty. .It be ill. TwMr ROoMv.lt, wlw ,split pwtf IB -WOUIHJ JB 1111. to Britlrt U, it wwHistr.' Know Your Own Stomach. "Spring Tonics" are for those who do not know that Nature must re- pair wasted tissue from the food they eat. Help Nature to throw off the toxins of a heavy Winter diet by eat- ing Shredded Wheat Bis- evil, areal whole wheat food that is prepared in a digest- ible form. Follow Nature's your strength from a simple; natural food that is thoroughly cooked and easily digested. Try it for breakfast with milk or ,cream; eat it for luncheon with berries or other fresh ;fruits; make it your "meat" for the Summer days. Easi- ly prepared, easily digested. Made in Canada. cafe. It will :be called the "Mac- donald" room, as: a recognition of the 'Macdonald Act" it in- to existence. Soft drinks, such a lemonade, grape juice, magi water and ginger ale, are to be supplied on C. P. H. trains while passing through Mani-i toba and Saskatchewan, .The rail- way will abide-by: the. law, and no more wines will be served with meals. The drat.step in the challenge to be made by the. Hudson's Bay com- pany to the operation of the Manitoba temperance aft, was taken when they refused to close .their retail store, and displayed their liquor {contrary to the provisions of fine liquor act. J. J. Craig, commanding officer of the 16Srd (Wellington coun- ty) Overseas battalion, tvho was sus- oended on the eve. of-the battalion's departure from Guelph for the London camp, made a statement that he in- ended taking his case to Ottawa. He- orts from Guelph declare the suspen- ion was by order of Major-General ir Sam Hughes. Lieut. Gerald Spring-Rice, a brother f Sir Cecil Spring-Rice, British am- -jsador'.to the. United States, who -was recently reported killed in action was well known in western Canada, aving farmed near Pense, Sask, for everal years He was the youngest rother of the ambassador, being 52 ears of age. His-home was located etween' Orand Coulee and Pense, outh ot the C. P. "I understand that there is a good leal of feeling among Canadians and ithcr; in ths Domiri- on about the policy of granting hon- irary says the London correspondent of the Manchester Guardian. am told that these com- missions, military dut- es, are being offered in very large numbers, apparently as of hon- or. Canadian colonels who will nev er see active, service are far from un mown in London." Twill go-with them whatever hap- and "I have asked' for leave and have been refused to data, but am going without were the words used by Lieut.-Colj W. O. Smyth officer commahd'ni the battsl on with headquarters at-Swift Cur rent, at a recent entertainment liven the battalion by the cltliens ot tha town, and judgeshlp or no judgeshlp the colonel has up his mind to accompany his battalion overssas I found une bank manager." said J. H. Oundy, on his return to Toronto from a tour through western Canada "who said his deposits Had doublet since last year, ant) that he was no doing any biislntss, as nobody wanUx to borrow any money. farmer are really In good shape. Municlps conditions In Saskatchewan with on or two exceptions, are in very tpo chape, while British Columbia muni clpalltles have withal a single in an environment which of itself will do wonders in helping to make sick and wouuded soldiers strong again. Surgeon-Colonel Bilkelly, OM.G., M. V.C., surgeon of the Grenadier Guards is in command of the entire hospital. The Canadian division is in command t Major L. B. W. Irving, D.S.C., of oronto, and is divided into two sec- ona, known as Woodcote Park see- on and Farm Camp section. Captain K. Murray, of in charge f the Woodcote Park section (500 eds) and Capt. Gouldon, Winnipeg, f the Farm section beds.) ther officers of the Canadian- Dlvis- jn are Captain R. S. Thomas Tor- nto, adjutant and transport officer; aptain S. Bell, aptain Duck, PJJ.L, paymaster; Cap- P. Howlett, Ottawa, medical officer, iptain Tait, Vancouver, dental offic- Capt., the Rey. W. B. Carleton ttawa, chaplain; Sergeant-Major A. ogg, Ottawa, is regimental sergeant- lajor Whatever mistakes have been made n the British conduct of the war, no- body has yet brought any charges of eglect against medical forces estab- shed In the-United Kingdom. Wood- ote Park, like every other hospital ere, English or Canadian, is as we xpect, perfect in resources and or anization No need, therefore, to well upon these points. More inter sting Is it to review the special char cter of the treatment given to the afients, which reveals how the war as brought into play initiative and nterprise, In the medical no less than n other the service. Woodcote Park-is. for patients who (lave" been discharged from active reatment hospitals and are convales cents, but who need a course of phyai jal training, adjusted to each patient'. ability, and physical condition, before hey are fit to return to the flghtinr units The wounded or sick soldle comes here for a stay of six week or treatment, discipline and physi cal training. Besides .severe disabi- lities there may be otherB which are slight in themselves, perhaps, but] irhich make it Impossible for a man :o return to the ranha as an efficient fighter In addition to a staff of train- ed sergeant Instructors in physical ex- ercise there is at Woodcote Park a Btac of masseuses.- Massage is often a prime remedy for such disablements. Women workers, incidentally, are also found in several other department AH the cooking, for example, is done women, for when a special line of hilts has been built, Graduated route marching, to fit In with the condition of the patient, is another feature of the the deadly slog in the sweltering sun which we as- sociate with the training of a recruit, but a steady, gentle exercise which IFERSFW1 AGEN1S-GEI1 (From tho' Winnipeg Free Press) To the Editor of the Freo Prose: Having read In' morning edi- tion of ths Free Press of May 19 ot lie Intention of the agents-gene.rui of ihe provinces of. Canada to dlsuour- alee tho wive" if Canadian soldiers from following their' Imslmnds to England I should Uu glad if you j allow me space In your valuiiblo paper to express my pain and sur- prise at such heartless treatment, of :he women of Canada, who have, so lobly given their husbunds to tight 'or king and country. Surely thoir lacriftce is worthy ot more cousidera- ilott.than this? What could be more natural. than that n wife should wish to be within reach of HIQ one she loves! And aurely it is only human to want to spend at least a few hours with that one during tho time he is homo from the firing line, before he joes back once 'more to the danger zone perhaps (who to return no more. As for this interfering with the ef- ficiency of the Canadian troops, why the Canadians more than the English, Whose wives are right there? At any rate I have always supposed that a soldier back In England on furlough from the front "was allowed a certain length of leave to visit his. relatives In the establishmen 3ark, one beholds an rto unattempted in ice of the empire. The Woodeote prlse hith- object G. W. YOUNG RECEIVES SEN. TENCE JUDGE WALSH Calgary, June W. Young, he 17th Avenue grocer, convicted of sedition, was yesterday morning seu- enced Justice Walsh...-to- pay a line and to give a bond of :1000. He may also be called.to re- ceive sentence at any. time during the next two years. Young, who was ound guilty of having declared thai :he British were no d-----d good, and :hat one German 'could lick sis Cana dians, and similar statements, was severely reprimanded by Mr, Justice iValsh in giving sentence. THF WONDERFUL FRUIT MEDICINE Thousands Owe Health And Strength To "Fruit-a-tives" the marvellous iiietlicino made from fruit juices bus relieved more enscsafStowaeA, Liver, Mood, Kidney and Skin Troubles than any other medicine, .la severe cases of Rheumatism, Sciatica, Lumbago, Piiiii in tho Buck, Impure Blood, Neu- ralgia, Ghi'onio Headaches, Chronic Coiislipalion and Indigestion, "Fruit- a-tives" lias givon unusually eiTec'iivu results. By its cleansing, healing: powers on the eliminating organs, "Fruit-a-tivDS" tones up and invigor- ates tiie whole system. DOc. a box, 6 for trial size, 23c. At all dealers or sent postpaid by J.-Vuit- a-tives Limited, Ottawa. before returning to the trenches. TOLL OF WRECK NOW PLACED AT 25. Waterloo, Iowa, June )unham, chief of the Waterloo nre lepartment, who took charge of the search for the bodies, said today that he toll of dead In" the wreck of tho. Rock Island passenger train No. 19 reach 25. The wreck occurred near Packard, lowar 25 miles north of lere, yesterday. T m sure no sensible wife would wish to hamper military discipline by ask- ing that this leave be prolonged, ftut she certainly wants the right to spend the usual time of her husband's leave with- him. .And without doubt, sus- tained by the companionship and love' of 'his. wife during these brief intervals of absence from the hard- ships and dangers of the front, a soldier will return to the conflict more strengthened and -encouraged by the knowledge that after all he is not 80 very, far from those who love him. I iincerely hope' that any efforts to discourage the Wives of our Canadian soldiers from going to tho old coun- try will '.foe abandoned, as one must not overlook- .the (act that this will pe likely to have a serious effect on recruiting, the wife 'being an influen- tial factor for or against her husband joining the colors. The wife ot the Canadlairiioldler does not see why the privileges enjoyed by her English sis ters should be denied to her. It is also, aaid that' it is 'better for the wives ip remain in. Canada than to spend several months amongst strangers. The agents general forget that a larga percentage of the soldiers and their wives of the Canadian army are of English birth and have all their rela- tions and friends in the homeland, and by going over there these, sill have the comfort and sympathy of their. own kindred during the anxious time-that their husbands are at the front, ..instead of knowing as they wouUTin Canada that a week's journey it the least lies between them and the ones 'they love, and that should their husbands" be wounded it would, take so long to reach their side, that in the event of their wounds proving fatal they might be even too late to take a last farewell ot the man they vowed to love and to cherish ness and in health. And even if a soldier's wife has.no friends in England, she has as much right to 'be near her husband as the English and French whes, for is not tier's as great a sacrifice as theirs? I am English mjself and nhen my husband's regiment leaves 1 have every intention of following him to the old country and should consider that 1 was falling utterly In mj auty to my husband did I not do so i SOLDIER'S WIFE. Winnipeg, May 19. Abundance Seed Oats 45 LbB. to Bushel 100% Germination in Six By Government Laboratory test Per Bushel (Bulk) [-A Price Seed Potatoes Gold Coin. Burbank, Mountain and other ard' varieties Per ton............- Green stand- F. 0. HYDE CO., (Successors to Hyde Corner 2nd -Avt. 4 12th St. A. Phone 1244 brings no exhaustion, and which will came the men who partake lu It to feel that on. each day's marching hi Bheds tome little of bin eld hurt. There Is too, the grand aaslstance of the surroundings of the hospital to be reckoned in the curriculum of the treatment. A look over (he Downs from any point ol Woodcote Park, is in itself a first-class tonic. With inch a panorama to gaie upon a patUnt would be Justified In apostrophising utiri with the same ecstary as 411 Two things enter into a tire pur- and quality. Good- year All-Weather Tread Bicycle in appearance, unapproached for bine both. Diamond1 A 'ugfed lire of durable, dirk (fey rubber, the tvcr- An imiocruic tire of wlwe si nronf it it ii hin .bicycle tire de noiihrd with populst All-Westher Hay and Grain! WE ARE NOW LOCATED IN THE METALS, LIMITED. BUILDING, 1221 2ND AVENUE SOUTH, PHONE. 732, and we are prepared to fill your requirements of hay and grain, either wholesale'or retail. A trial satisfy you as to quality, price, and service. We have some fine WAVER- LV SEED OATS AT 50c. PER BUSHEL, 100% germination test. The Saiuulei-s Hay Grain Co. PRAYING Of All Kinds Western Transfer Co. Limited. P. -R. Freight PHONES: Office 11M Pony Express and Transfer BALED ALFALFA FOR SALE 408 F.fth Phone (J32 Street South DRAYING OF ALL KINDS GARDENS PLOUGHED STEAM COAL THE BEST IS .CHEAPEST FRANK COAL 18 BEST BV TEST Exclusive Agsnti for SOUTHERN ALBERTA PHONE OR WIRE BECKER YATES, WARNER, NEW OAVTON Get a Farm of Your Own TAKE 20 YEARf TO PAY Tin- land will support you and nay for itself. An immense area of the to-tite land In Western Canada ic; BSloV. lor'nHcM easy teims ranging from Jll for farm with ample rainfall-Irrigated from telancn within'twenty years. In irri- tation dlstrictripan for tarm buM- Inrs, etc, up to also repayable in twenty only 6 per cent Privilege of paylnt In