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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 8, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta 1, B T H H III 1) E A I 1- Y HE It AM) PAGE FIVE PRIZE ESSAY ON EUROPEAN WAR The following In the uraay by Herman .Meyor of the, H Kb, school. captuntiB first prize ill contest recently conducted by Ucxunder Ciull Chapter of liiii will! by ii Servian named PrinzejJfi. 01 Soravotio, i of 'tile Umpire. Two other won prizes will bo jmblinhed later In Ihe Herald: THE EUROPEAN WAR "We come, Britannia, at thy call, j Whls and Tory, Colt and Gaul, A sen-led Btiuarc. a mitred wan, Of British subjects we." Warl Yes, It Is war about which I am grim and terrible; 1ho war that la devastating nearly all of Europe unil turning the peaceful, appv countries into scones o( blooS- lied'and strife. The war cloud hafl tho Euro- Sunday, June In ounivuBu. town In lionnla. Tburo HUB always been a racial Jealousy be- tween the Teutonic face, to which most of the Austrlain belong, and Iho Servians, who belong lu the. Slav race This Jealousy dates wurly his tory. Immediately upon receipt of the news of the murder of the Archduke Austria determined to make this u pro toit for war, and sent Survln. an im ultimatum, to which, terms tin Servians compiled, with the exception of two small clauses. Austria took thin aa an excuse for declaring war and preparation! wore mods for tin conflict. rtuBBla. declared her Intun tlon of backing .up aervla. and in pro ;ary and Turkey against Great Brl- nin Prance, Ilussla, Rolbiuin, Serjlo. lontonogro anil Japan. The liut-naln- ,i nation, though not taking an active would do r.ornmnv and Russia wen Russia refused to stop moblllzlns, iking an active ,and declared war on Austria; German ,art It, tho war now. itelpeS In the then declared war on both Prance an a-pture of the German possession of Russia Chimi. which fact has icarlv brouslu. on a war between of the underlying causes. Population increased Since the war of 1370. Germany's population has increased very rapidly, and she has been looking for some place to which her surplus population might go. and sho has.often cast e" To reach France, Germany bad 3 through Belgium, so she am-llei lat countrv for permission to pass eone rocer. We Cannot Control the Law for (EhirletB-the dainty confection for people of refinement. I Will Demonstrate Invention to I Farmers of District Thurs- day Afternoon i deserve a place on every shopping list. Never think of ordering groceries without including (Eljulslfl- MADB in CANADA 8 v> Ji ff For 23 years the Standard of Excellence m teas has been SALADA and come what may, .t shall never deviate from that standard. B51 G r Den CANADIAN CHEWING GUM COMPANY. LIMITED TORONTO fer'Boiglum on their own accord, oven if It meant the, violation of Belgian neutrality, which Germany, as v.-all as England, guaranteed to respect. The Belgian permission was retua- on August 2, at ten o'clock, the 6U, SO On AUftual "i mifciiL Ku. German forces, under command of vious glances at Canada and Austra ia. !G von Emmloh, entered Belgium Germany has a foreign trade which Luxomburg. is litUe smaller than that of linslano, ,fhe Qf the troops was tarred by and her trade was Increasing with fortt such rapidity that England was Knglall suc rap nin'g to feel afraid that she might De dlsplacod by Her rival. In the Franco-Prussian war, trance lost tin., two provinces of Alsace-Lor- -aine and ever since then she has been'waiting for the opportunity to, on t her revenge and recover these anl, Q, Up to 1300, Germany had no navy] worth mentioning, but she had a large merchant marine, and her foreign trade in tho year bofore mentioned equalled about two blHIon dollars. ej follnll out HO-V Germany had violated the nell- trallt'y of Belgium, she sent an ulti- to Bernn requcstiug that Ihe troopg In Belgium bo at Qnoe or would Germany. ami entered the war England soon had a large h colon army in Canada, nd and Miisuniin. others, sent, and are Btilll sending. Germany then began building war- ships, which led England to adopt the pt.icy of building two ships to Ger- many's one. Spark In the Powder Food.' soldier's, money and every sort at aid In defence of the Motherland. Turkty'a Entry Turkey entered the war some time after the conflict commenced. Turkey in (no owHor aiiBi tuv -.Tie spark which ignlt.d the has favored Germany for the lait lew H and it caused no surprise when znc was assassination of the Archduke Ferdinand of Austria and was the- CONTAINS NO A'1_UM j A mac-bine which promises to strive ithe weed problem tot" the farmer luis i been Invented and palenteu by J. P. Patlou or this dly. and formerly of t.'ranbrook. Mr. I'ntton ras spent 23 years in the employ of thu C.I'.U.. and I for a m'eat deal of this mtie he was concerned with fighting weeds ihe i right uf way. so that lit1 has a great fund of experience in dealing with weeds, and ihe weed ertidicator which he is just completing is the result of his wide knowledge of weeds the imelhods of flghl ihem. Mr. I'atum is i building'his machine at the shop of j Niven tfros., on First aveliu'-. lie Is? I now puttiii" 'be finishing touches t" ami will demonstrate this wepu to1 !lhe farmers of tho district just how! machine deals with the weed iirob-1 lem. The inventor showc-d the machine to the Herald liiis morning, and if it by levers I-niVf-s can be adjusted to any depth, from one inch to six. They rto not cut he roots of ihe weed, but cut under them thus destroying the growth of the ulant entirelv. Behind the knives a heavy chain is dragged, which is intended to knock the earth oft the routs Behind the machine a rake is .dragged, which gathers the weeds up in winrows ready to burn. The machine is very substantially built and so simple of construction that'any farmer car, handle il without any other tools than a wrench ant! an Mr. Pal ton will demonstrate his in- vention at tbe Berry. Farm, one mile ERMAN CKOWX PIUM'K AM) HIS I'NCLK r gians that tht must be given: for if they had not kept the Germans back fo. weeks, ami given the British. French and Russian forces tlmn to mobilize. Germany would have bad Paris. In the becinliilie of the- war, the Uritish aud French troops were not strong enough to resist the Germans: they tried it several times, but.in bat- tles such as Mons and Clmrleroi they were forced to retreat. But they ,iad sllulml, magnificent revenge later, when in i Mm ,leariy everyone else, will] the Battle of the .Marne, ami a little R v aml crush the militarism later at the battle of the Aisn- drove back the Germans loss. hundred people were 1 drowned, aud the more recent one of the where about lifteen him- idredYves were lost aroused the i horror and indignation of the whole [world.'which can only equalled by I the outrage of-dropping bomus on 1111- i fortified places. i Tile Allies are urogreBsina. lavor- 'ably, and with their large reserves. t, under the leadership of German officers, but they were repulsed with losses to themselves b; years, an they entered the war on the side of Germany. When the two German warships. they should, in my opinion. j opinion of nearly eve......... 'Germany, and crush which has proved to I n-ith terrible The Turks attempted an invasion o! J which has uroved to be Hie scourge of j all Euroue, and to end tnls war. For war is K t.i.i..B: the very or war name of "WBI-." calls up to our minds Goeben and Breslau, to escape the English fleet, came Into Turkish har- bors, the Turks refused to give them up, and bought the ships from Ger- many This, together with the Turk- ish fleet firing on the Russian towns, hastened Turkey's entrance in the war. As Turkey held the Bosphorous and the outlets of the Black and the only way, through which Russian wheat could be ship- ped it was decided to bombard the Dardanelles, which' was done uy the British and French fleets. In Belgium the German .advance was checked for a tew days, by the heroic defence D4 .UP by U'e forts, where the Belgians proved the speech of Ceaser, when he said: "Ihe Belgians are ihe bravest of the Gauls. But their heroic efforts were of no a-vail aEainst the..terrible. 42-centi- metre howitzers with which the Ger- mans were armed, and the forts tell m about a week's time. Namur met the heavy osses o tish aad Australian troops. The Turk- ish invasions in Russia were also a failure. The Russians began all invasion ol East Prussia tn the early part of the campaign, but were defeated in- "the Mazurian Lakes. This did not deter them however, for they are still con- ducting movements against East Prus- ia In their invasion of Austria they ere more successful.- The Austrian with Bri- ca, of hullets, the rat- fortresses were aptured, amonsst Lemberg. and the Austrian troops were driven back to the t.ar- pathians, where the righting is still going on. The Attstrians also attempt- ed to invade Sen-ia; they got as far ins Belgrade, the capital, when the I Servians rallied, and drove the enemy from the country. Declare War Area In the month of February. Germany declared all the waters around the British Isles to be a war area, and told all nations that ships sailing in that area, would do so at their own risk, lu retaliation, England declared a blockade of the German coast, and threatened .with seizure any ships found there. But it is worth while to note that in all the cases.where the English fleet tie of the machine guns, the screiimins and neighing of frightened horses, as they plunge along half mad with fear, picture the ruined bouses, tne crnpu ungathered, and trampled down by advancing army, and the sor- row-in" wives and children, who have to work oiit their destiny in a foreign land far from borne. -But one fact this war has shown, in the gallantry of the soldiers that "The age is not dead. Nor numbered with the nast: Each day tails fonh souie daring deed, .More brilliant than the last. Each day some noble sacrifice, .Made in a glorious cause. Bids earth to her foundations shake, With thunders of applause." south of the Provincial jail, on Tin irs- weather permitting. It Is "expected that a large nuiuuer ui farmers will he present, as the weed question is or vital interest to every farmer. It is probable that the city wrtl pur- chase one of the machines if the trials prove SALTPETRE MADE BY NEW OVER 21 MILLIONS IN HARD CASH i That the Merchants Bank of Canada i (statement in another column! does not intend to be taken .unawares, is amply proved by the figures of their statemc'nt, which shows a balance on band in coin, government notes and cheques or other banks of over' The so-called quick assets are in 11915 over In excess of tbe A oictnre of tbe Grown Prince at his neadauallers receiving a n.u irom s uAJle Prince Henry of Prussia, brotter of the Kaiser._________ METHOD London .lune ammiinl tioti, according to an Athens dispatch, is being supplied from a factory secret- ly established by the Krupps, near Constantinople. This factory em- ploys 4000 German workmen, in addi- tion to a large number of Turks. Saltpetre is being manufactured by a new electrical method. MORETR0.9PSTOTHEFBOK1 !ill4 figures, the increase being equal to about o3 per cent. Naturally it has been ImpoBsium, under tlieEe circumstances to equal tne profit of previous years; yet. despite] he large amounts donated to the vari- ous National War funds and the bank's share of direct War taxation, a profit of almost exactly Is shown being about T per cent, en the combined capital and The shareholders have thus been able, to realize their usual dividends, and the reserve still stands at J7.000.- 000 with a balance of to the right side of profit and loss. Shareholders will now understand, as perhaps they have never done be- fore the banker's of. accum- ulating a large reserve, which alone permits 'our financial, instructions, de- spite the curtailment in their general business, to maintain their dividends, j I while al the same, time establishing a 1 standard of safety which reflects it- sfif >'n the increased amount of the interest bearing staiid- ing now at M millions, as against 41, millions last year. Taken altogether, the statement is one which must very much both the bank's shareholders and Its customers, and the management is en- titled to our congratulations on the MEALS ABE NEVER LATE WHEN you have a NEW PERFECTION Oil Cookstove to help" you with tbe Cookinj. It liihu it the touch of match-like gas, sumly, hish or low, by merely mane lowcnne tht wick It means "gas stove comfort with kerosene oil. NEW PERFECTION Oil Cooknove. are made ml, 2, 3, burner sizes; if'yoiir'dealer cannot supply you, write u. ROYAUTEOIL GIVES HHST RESULTS "NOW SERVING 2.000.000 I HOMES" THE COMPANY Limited BRANCHES IN ALL CITIES Made in Canada. Tl KivS CONFINED OX BRITISH WAKSH1P p R. liner "Metagaina" commandeered when ah of this picture -has been witheld by the Militia department TOT severaljlays. "RiFRoSE ,Uuck Montreal on her maiden voyage, left crammed with troops for Europe, The publication "is good tea" k "Particulars are lacking as to the exact ;