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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 11, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta PACE FOUR THE LJETHBRID.GE DAILY FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 1915 She Ictbbriboe ftcralb ietbbriose, Hlbcrta DAILY AND WIEKLY. RATES: Pally, delivered, year.. by mall, psr yemr.... ,by null, per year. J4.00 TELEPHONES; Business Editorial Office..............: W. A. Buchanan John Tcrranw Managing Difector Business Manager ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR The announcement ot substantial gains toy the (Tench on'ihe western frontier, with that 61 Italian sue- cesses, and the tact that the Kussiaus have been able to check the advance of the Austro-Gcrman forces, gives a much more cheering aspect to the war situation today. The Russians have gained a breathing spell which Creek, has also put iu a largo ncrcasv of alfalfa, and will water It by an ir- rigation system which Up V.i.s install- ed. These crooks 'Jiake Uio country Ideal for mixed farming, at least for thoso people who have been fortunate enough to select n homestead In suc-li j a region. It is .true that some of the streams went dry last year, iut this from I will give their forces lease of life and make it possible for them to somewhat recuperate on their munitions. The Italians hai-c bumped HP against their tirst real obstacle in their attempt to gain the crossing of was only the case some ilistnnCL1 the hills. 1 It was iu 1910 that Iniwi was taken j up in this country for homostendiiis. Prior to that lime it was a ranching country, and very few people, tliousht country, and very few people then thought iiial it would be cat up Into small farms. From Coutts cast to town- j ship 10. along the American boundary j the country south of the Milk River, with the exception of the township, used for quarantine purposes, is oc-1 cupieil by an intelligent and Indus-1 trlous class of settlers. Sonw crops have been taken off the land j there in the last five years, and this i year there is every indication that ihe farmers will harvest a bumper I crop. At the present time the f rains j look exceptionally good, and some sur- j prisinsly fine stands of winter wheat j WHEN IN ROME DO AS THE ROMANS DO Hut when in (lie West do as the majority of Westerners do. Drink BLUE RIBBON TEA Send this Advertisement with K to Blue lithium, Limited, Winnipeg, for the Blue Ribbon Cook Rook. Write nnuie and address plainly. are to be seen. The majority of the settlers are from the United States. but there are also a larss number of people from eastern Canada, as well as a sprinkling from Europe. Con- sidering that the country has only i been newly settled it is surprising 10 Prize Essay on Lord Roberts The written by Fra ster school on following is the prize essay returned victorious to India. Sfiincs of Wustmin-1 services in Afghanistan .He blames Of isunm and In con- o, (ho British anll_v in the river Isonzo, fcut their offensive I fjnd ihat 'scorcs of fanncr3 have ai- 'nectiou wim the recent essay competi sition he held for eight years, then he still appears to be successful. The French forces on the west have made very Important gains during the pasi day or two. In another note to President Wil- son's government the Kaiser is claim- in? the right of Germany to dcstroy any American ship carrying contra- band, which contention may open up new complications between the two countries. Premier Asrraith has stated that an army of soldiers has been authorized in England and that no further army would be raised without sanction of parliament. Gen. DeWet has pleaded guilty to charge of sedition In soutti Ai- rica, and is being tried on the charge of treason. ter, I.O.D.E.: LORD ROBERTS ready erected substantial nclicaiing that they have permanent residence in view. Around many of he farm homes success has been met with in nlantin" trees, and some of P succeeded I ham Roberts, was born in Cawnpore, ;he more enterprising in developing small fruits, which have already borne fruit Will this country ever possess mil- road facilities? Unquestionably, it would be a difficult task and ex- pensive to construct a railroad into WHY A GENERAL ELECTION WAS PUT OFF "I am not making this statement under the protection of Parliament. I am making it in the open, on the public platform, where I may be call- ed to account. I note that Premier Borden issues a statement to the effect that our Royal and patriotic Governor-General did not refuse .his appeal for an election. I care not who makes a denial. I repeat that I know, upon indisputable authority, that the government was prepared to bring on an election last October and again this June. And I say further- and I know it to be a the governmeent discussed the matter with the Governor-General. I do not claim to know what was said, hut I do know that the government had to drop its election plans for the time G. P. Graham at Orono, Ont. in-o Ition held by the Alexander Gait Chap-i returned to England. ings. the Boer vs Ixird Rouen Ear! Roberts of Kandahar, Pretoria and Waterford, the son of Sir Abra- India, in the year 1S32. At the age of two, he was taken by his parents to Euaiand. and when he was thirteen only son lost Ills lift' In' trying to save some guns at Colenso. Disaster had followed tho British forces every- where, until the government asked liobens to take command of the army in the field. In a short while his arm- beenn to make progress. Laily- smilh was relieved and Cronje's force captured. Then Roberts captur- second From her dying hands, he received for farmers are praying for oil, as well as for crops. This entire country loofcs on account o! its rolling character it im- presses., one with its picturesnueness. The people who are located within its confines are as high a class as can bo found in any of the rural districts of Alberta. All that Is needed to make them happy and contented and to en- sure their permanent residence in the district are a couple of real good OUR POINT OF VIEW LETHBRIDGE A CONVENTION CITY Lethbridge IB holding its own a Convention City. We do not want to be too modest, so we unhesitating- ly declare that there is no city in Alberta that :s more attractive as a convention point in the summer months than Lethbridse. If this statement is doubted, try a conven- tion here and foe lltisfled. On July 1st of this year the Grand Lodge of the Sons ot England holds its annual convention in Lethbridge. The Grand Lodge is not very large, out there will be representatives pre- sent from all the principal centres of the province, and it should be seen that they are given hospitable treatment while they are in the city. Next year it has already been de- cided that the convention of the Wo- men's Auxiliary of the Calgary Dio- cese of the Anglican Church and the Alberta Methodist Conference will -meet here. The attendance at these gatherings is usually very large. The Methodist Conference will have sev- eral' hundred delegates who will ibe in the city for over a 'week. We are sure that these organizations after one convention in Lethbridge will'be only too anxious to come tback again. The London Times has one warm and faithful advocate in Canada, the Toronto News, edited cby Sir John Willison, the highly paid Cp.nadian correspondent of the Times. No oae will surprised, and consequently no one will take the News' defence 3f the Northcliffe interests very ser- ously. The C. P. R. proposes to close the station at New Dayton and the Rail- way Commission has deferred action or three months. That will mean the month of September, and it looks to us as though by that time there would be every warrant for the station be- ing kept open. Should the crop yield as heavy as indications point to at present the railroad will find New Dayton Nation one of the busiest on the Coutts line. A COUNTRY TRIBUTARY TO LETHBRIDGE The Sweetgrass Hills do not tower as high as the mountains, but the country which stretches up into those hills is very similar in appearance to the foothill country around Pincher Creek and west of Cardston. It may be atid that the country lying south o the Milk River in Alberta is a land o hlRs and dales: it is certainly a very rolling'country. Running down what] we call the coulees are creeks which, !n gome hare been utilized for irrigatinc the low lands. Thie irriga- tion has been applied at the Deer Creek ranch with such- success that the illilfl grown there is ai good as any to be found in Alberta. Norman Dickinson, who is an old-time ranch- has a .ranch farther up Deer afterwards awarded the V.C., which Queen Victoria pinned on him. As time went on he gradually rose rank, and when a captain, at the age of twenty-seven, he married Miss Novah Bews. On the outbreak of the Afghan war, Major-General Roberts commanded a division with which he marched through Afghanistan to Kabul, and re lieved the British forces. Later he troops, whom ITe dearly loved. A few dava after, he arrived ..he tell ill with pneumonia and died. His wife and two daughters still survive him. Roberts was a man whom, all tho Empire mourned for. His name- wil never be forgotten, lor even the pre sent Kaiser said, "Roberts ot Kanda bar has much of the subtility and a ability to perceive his opponents that have distinguished the greatest mill ave s tarv geniusc-3. I hold him the ablest CHOICE C 0 BICKED UP IN SSING FOR TUB BUSY MAN Osmoml II. Diipnui ot tho Dominion lank, Vancouver, who was recently tilled In notion, was a son of .1. A. D.u- iniu, Grenfoll. Susie. Pipes tone, Redwood, Murray, Dodge, ipnvliUs Ottcrtail, Wimon'. Wane, I'm verse and Kandlchu counties in ilinnesota, havo gone dry. Kov. OiUloux. pariah priest tf St. Patrick's Church, Medicine lat, 1ms been awarded the Fruhch Mil- tary Medal for conspicuous bravery nder fire. Rev. Dr. W. T. llcrrlrige of Ottawa n military uniform, occupied tho chair >f tho moderator during u session of he Presbyter-inn General Assembly. This was said to uo the first time in lie history of tho Canadian church vhen such a thing has occurred. Patrick Clurk, 05 years old, a mil- ionaire mining man, known in tlie r d'Alenes of Idaho and the inln- ng camps of Nevada and Montana, 1 at Spokane. lie had been asso- ciated with the late Marcus Daly and ormer Senator W. A. Clark of Mon- ana. The college for girls at. Red Deer which is under the care of the Synod of Alberta to some extent; is iu finan- ial difficulties. A number of if Red Deer are on covenants to pay to a loan company for the wilding, erected when times were better, and it seems possible they may be called on to implement their mdertaking. Flight Lieutenant Reginald ford, whose thrilling air battle with :t Zeppelin two days ago resulted in him the Victoria Cross, comes rom Hampton, King's County, Nova Scotia. His grandfather "was a great. Yieml of the former Bishop of Nova Scotlu, and came from England with the Bishop at the time of his conse- cration. His son Reginald is the fath ;r of Flight-Li cut. He has relatives In England, the family estate being at Warneford Court, Wilt- shire. He also has many relatives :hroughout Canada, including a cousin in Regina. Quaker Bread "PURITY IS ON OUR Uniformly Light Flaky Crust, No Xo Indigestion We can do nothing -more to make Quaker Bread better than it is We have 'Modern Equipment, Most Complete Bakers, Best I'1 lour and Hanilury Baking Kooms Tlio crispiiess, I'lakiness. tasliness and of our bread is I he result that has sained favor everywhere. .11' not with you it's because you have never tried. 'You ought lo. GILMORE The Baker Phones 378 and 1027 People's Forum REPLY TO MR. SMEAD Editor of Tiie llcralil: do not propose replying to Mr. R Smeud's letter of June 8. !i does not deal at all with the point raised, which was the plastering of our publicity boards and church doors wlih tin; Htlckera of tho Brewery Workers' Union. AiuunsL this, and methods of campaigning WL- .tercel our protest, nnd now conside the matter closed. If Mr. Smead s spoiling for n scrap, no doubt, some i rohihitionist will accomodate him. Yours, .1. McKBAN, Clerk of St. Andrew's churt'h. lira. Sarah Morse asks of V. Duff, dentist. Hinyhatn, Muss., for dropping a her windpipe. MEAT WEEK-END SPECIALS -We Sell- Crystal Creamery Butter at 30c Fber Special Graded Dairy Butter 25c per pound. Every pound guaranteed No. 1 Farmers' Dairy Butter, 2 Ibs. for 45c All our Farmers' Dairy Paints are guaranteed full weight for TOMORROW The Toronto News becomes very much irritated if a Liberal paper or Liberal public man criticises the Borden government, and yet it is most eager'to rush to uphold the Northcliffe -press in England for their criticism of Kitchener and the late Liberal government iu the Old Land. How beautifully inconsistent the To- ronto paper is. The Borden govern- ment is beyond criticism, it thinks, but the British government can't be criticized too much. What a delight- tullj consistent attitude? witness 'before the Royal Com- mission at Winnipeg said he had been told by somebody else, who se- cured the information from somebody else, that Kelly, the parliament build- ing contractor, contributed to the campaign fund of the Liberals in the provincial elections of 1814. This witness said: "Horwood (the archi- tect) told me that the inveatigation by the pubiic accounts committee might soon stop; that the Liberals had received from Mr. Kelly for election purposes and they were Spring Lamb 1915-----1915 From Cardston afraid that -would come out." the evidence is not definite, and the fact that the Liberals are pursuing the Inquiry with dlligencce drwic't convey the impression that a contribution had been paid that would hurti SPRING VEAL John Taylor's "Ranch) No. 1 Creamery Butter, BJ -30C 2 pounds for 55C No. 1 Dairy Butter, pound..25C 2 pounds for...........450 Also good supply of Beef, Pork and Mutton. Cooked Meats of all kinds al- ways on hand. DELANYSHD. PHONE 452 Special Pork Shoulders -111 skin and surplus fat off, each weighing 3 to 4 pounds each 1U- Buy where you are protected by the Pure Food Laws of Canada P. BURNS COMPANY LIMITED. Main 3rd Avenue South. Phones 412 and 1388. Dominion Corner 4th Avenue and bth S. .Phone 1654. Palace 13th Street North.. Phone 431. We Are Selling Quality Meats Finer Meats can not he found in Southern Alhcrta than what you buy here... We take pride in-filling your order from our choice meats of every description. Our meat sells itself on sight and gives the ut- most satisfaction at the dinner table. If it is on the market, we have il. This is the market that is "Building business by telephone." Let us demonstrate our phone service. The Alberta Meat Market The Highest in Quality, (But Not in 492 ;