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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 13, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE BRIDGE DAILY HERALD TUESDAY, ttbc letbbrfbge Deralb letbbriDoc, Blbcrta OAILY AND WEEKLV Subscription Rates: Pally, delivered, per week Dally, by matt, per year mall, per yeai TELEPHONES Business Ottlcn Editorial Office W. A. Buchanan Managing Director 1252 1224 John Torrance Business Manager Your King and Country need you right now! ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR Czernowitz. the much-fought for capital of Bukowina. is once more iu danger of falling into Russian hands. and ibis time it will likely be for good. The Russian drive has carried the Czar's forces far iuto Oalicia and Bukowina, and tho whole Austrian campaign along this frontier ha? col- lapsed with the stupendous and sud- den offensive of the Russians, On sea as well as on laud the Rus- sians have been busy. Tiieir torpedo boats have sunk 13 Turkish merchant ships, it is announced. On the Verdun front on Sunday heavy attacks by the Germans were repulsed. There is nuimfig new re- jtorted from the British front. The losses in the recent fighting in Which ihe Canadians were involved are now said to have been the stu- pendous total of 10.000. It is believed some British losses are included in about to provu up. and heat It for tho border, hanging his Scotch uniform on a fchcu at the earliest opportunity. This follow Is such n good, steady, loquacious liar that he ought to be attached, to the German w.ireless ser- vice. The Let abridge battalion was not formed until lato last fall, and consequently way novel1 in action, and recruiting "was not under- taken to filS up the ranks owing lo iuosi-n OS tiis bnttiGuCld, Apart from the officers none of Ihe mon iu the Lethbridso Kilties wore kilts, and they are not wearing them yet. We i Imveu't the time or the space to deal j with all the lies in the Great Falls rticlo. The best way to deal with it j is to say that it does not contain one I single truth. Kvcn the number of the battalion is wrong. If any farmer in the south country has found a pair of kilts hanging on n fence and brings j the trophy to this office, we will re-j tract the charge that the eutire nr-j ticle is a falsehood. If any member in the ranks of the 113th Battalion, Leth- j Ige Highlanders, abandoned a pair of kilts, he was a thief in addition to j ni? a liar, because he must have j stoleu the kilts. MAP ILLUSTRATING BATTLE OF JUTLAND. If Canada ever thinks of creating a poet laureate, R. J. C. Stead, of Cal- gary, would not fail to receive con- This greatest sea fight the world has ever seen took place about 50 miles west of the Denmark coast, between Horn's Reef and Little Fisher's Bank. Arrows show how the British fleet came, and how the German fleet came went. The German fleet was proceeding north when the British cruiser cquailrou coming from Sco'.Iaud en- deavored to get behind it and cut ii off. Despite heavy British losses the Germans turned tail ami ran. They emerged sideration. His poeui on "Kitchener" I [rom xortii Sea end of the Kiel canal and returned whence they came. Map shows the Isle of Sylt, a Zepp base, and was one of the best productions ever the naval base of Cuxhaven, Wilhelmshaven and Heligoland. offered by n Canadian poet, that is _________ we are permitted to enter the field as a judge of good poetry. J this number, though jjority are Canadians. the great ma- GERMANY DIDN'T CONTEST CONTROL OF SEAS This is the way ihe York Times figures out the result of the jreeem naval battle: "Having defeated the 'main part of the British fighting fleet.' as the first German admiralty report defined it, or majority of, the English modern as the second statement has it. the'full German high seas fleet-re- turned to port, leaving control of the Xortii Sea where it was before, that as, in the hands ot the British. That is me .ironical -..situation, over .-which; Germany wildly, rejoices. The pur- pose of stating it in those terms is not to dim thVaspeqt'pf a brilliant and Very gallant German performance, but to emphasize the fact that in Germany its importance lias been enorjnously exaggerated. "The relative positions of Germany and England" remain almost un- changed. True, the German, admiralty does not allow Itself to say that the British.forces were defeated. That is left to be inferred. Popular enthus- iasm has been, permitted to run away with the two ideas that England's mastery of the sea is broken, and that the title of Admiral of the World has bestowed itself upon the kaiser. Disillusionment is bound to follow. The hateful blockade will not be less will not be more plenti- ful in Berlin, and the 'freedom of the sea' will remain a hope for which Germany cannot afford to swap naval, units with England, even on these terms. "It seems clear that the British -were not outclassed in fighting. The loss they suffered was in that phase of the battle during which their cruiser units -were engaged by Ger- man dreadnoughts and .the .odds of force were very much against them. When, the German high seas fleet did really meet the British grand fleet the naval supremacy of the English was immediately incontestable." Those persons who may have been Inclined to fear that the Germans did Two men walked two hundred miles j to enlist at Toronto. There are lots of young men of military age and qualifications for active service who! refuse to walk a couple of blocks to enlist. They'll be sorry when the war Is over that they failed to do their! RICKED UP IN SSINGIZZZI FOR THE BTJSY MAN The marriage is announced on the 1st of June at Wesley Chapel, City [Road. London. England, of .Miss Bes- sie Chown, daughter of Capt. and Mrs. A. P.1. Chown. Kingston, to Lieut. Robt. James Edmund, Ottawa, of the 21st battalion. art. i The story of Christian young girls i of Armenia being sold at auction to Rev. Mr. McDongall. formerly local- j Turks for a Price ranging from fifty ed in the Aldersyde district, died in I cents to S3 has been received by Mr. Glasgow. Scotland. Sir Wilfrid Laurier in a recent re-i _ _ cruiiing speech in Montreal, termed j the men of the Bourassa and Lavergne JBenevine bospital. type who opposed participation in this r as "bitter, warped, prejudiced j pte. Albert C. Gee. ;'B" Co.. 91st Bat- little souls." "This war. waged by I talion, committed suicide at his home Britain and France today.- said St. Thomas, having been melan- "Is a holy crusade, the holiest cru- sade in history, for those things which stand highest and maau most to man- choly for some time. George Bell, a soldier of the first contingent, who was returned wounded crusade drowned at Chatham, while assist- kiud. In this holy should stay behind. Ail should doling In-sounding the river. their whole duty, moved and support- ed by the most sacred emotion." Apkar X. Sagatelian, an Armenian I student at Auburn Theological Semiu- ary. One of the prominent figures in the musical life of Toronto of twenty years ago, was removed in the death of Mrs. George W. Torrance, daughter of the late Alexander Cameron, a well- known Toronto lawyer. Mrs. Tor- rance died at Brillig. Thames, London, England. After his enthronement ceremony, Arshbishop .Beliveau, of St. Boniface, entertained at dinner the whole of the clergy present at the ceremony, la In a letter from Fort St. John, on the Peace River, written on May 10th, it is stated that gardens there had all been sown. In a letter from county, Ontario, written on May 21st, it is stated that gardens there had not yet been plowed. By comparison, the Laymen's association passed a resolu- tion condemning graft and wrong-do- ing in public affairs. A sturgeon 7 feet long and weighing Elgin! 240 pounds, said to be the largest fish ever pulled out of Lake Erie, was CREAM of the ti-iTi In Hio of war "le-v lmcl llai1 no organized HI- %'E Edmonton Bulletin thinks, of j Seymour Corley, crown attor- wardness of the western spring seems j ney. of Toronto, dropped dead at Mea- 10 stand in aboui the same relation to j ford, the forwardness of the eastern spring freight train! Sergt. Stanbridge, of the 51st bat-i The Toronto Methodist conference !R Place of honor very close to the arch- bishop was the veuerabje cleric, the dean of the Oblates, die oldest priest in the whole Catholic world. Rev. Father Damase Dandurand, O.M.I., in j his 9Sth year. j More than horses were sold j at public auction-at-rCaliiwell, last week to buyers representing large horse markets of the-east. Practically all of the animals, soljl jvill ultimately landed near- Port Alma. A. W. Cortes--of Meaford, Oct., fath- be shipped to-the European war zdne. It is estimated value as the headlight oh a in 1 talioa, does to the tail lights on the caboose, j T011IMied irf has been recom- Said freight train, it may be truthfully j mended for the Distinguished Conduct remarked, being somewhat behind j medal. Florence Bail, the fourteen-year-old daughter of Wesley Ball, Chatham, at- tempted suicide in a fit of despond- K. Cornwall, es-M.P-P., with the Irish j ency following a quarrel with her faih- Guards Battalion at Edmonton, some Eastern Canada papers stated that he of the horses'bought" will'approximate i I -T i Kingston, who was recently j A secqnd death has resulted from The annual convention of the West- ern Canada Irrigation association will be ileld this year at Kaniloops, July 25, 26 and and will attract largo number of irrigationists from Southern Alberta. Kamloops is one of the beau- spots of R C., and many will prob- ably take advantage lion to make thi Addresses convention by the following: Dr. F, F. Westbvook, president of British Columbia University. Vancou- ver, B. C., on "Agricultural Education !n British Columbia." P. H. Moore, supt. Dominion farm, Agassiz, B. C., "Grading up a Dairy Herd." E. A. Howes, Dean, faculty Alberta." W. H. Fairfield, supt. Do- minion Experimental Farm, Leth- bridge, Alta., "Growing Winter Feed Under Irrigation." Don H. Bark, chief of irrigation investigations, C. P. H., Strathmore', Alta., a lecture illustrat- ed with lantern slides on "practical Winslow, provin- cial horticulturist and inspector of MADE IN CANADA For sixty years Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder has been the standby of countless housekeepers who have relied upon it for healthful, delicious, home-baked biscuit, cake and other pastry. Dr. Price's contains no alum. There is never any question about the absolute purity and healthfulness of the food it raises. That is why the best informed housewives prefer and use it. i AUSTRALIA'S EXPERIMENTS (Prom a speech hy Premier Hughes) Premier Hughes proceeded to give xamples of how Australia was carry- 11U( LHJUllUI IBl. rfliU lilBUCULUl Ul 1 J i a n fruit pests, Victoria B.C., "Apple Or- ment mi1 guaranty imces for 11. cliardtos Under Irrigation Ah_e diverse industries-in which organiza- tion was nov operative wheat, sugar, and metals. In agriculture some of the states governments' in Australia had guaranteed farmers minimum price for all wheat grown on new lands. As the result of that and other subsidiary inducements, the Australian harvest was producing two and a half times as much wheat :is had been produced before. They had gone farther. To prevent a scramble in the freight market the common- wealth had decided that they should be the only charterers and they were getting freight today at 110 whereas the Argentine, which was -thousands of miles nearer, was paying 175, In the sugar industry the govern- for the time at both ends. In mentioning the connection of J. Seven expert oil drillers left Petro-1 the tornado which swept Logan town- ship, killed Phillip Shean, a young farmer, and wrecked sixteen houses and barns in South' Monkton, Ont. John Paiilin, of Jfililice township, was pinned under a heavy timber at the Parkinson farm, where a barn dam- down. On Tuesday night he succumb-; ed to his injuries. I irding Under Irrig; Prof. L. S. Klinck, Dean, College of Agriculture, Vancouver, B.C., an illus- trated lecture on "Improvements in Corn Varieties.'' P. E. French, asst. horticulturist, B. C- government, Ver- uon, B. C.. "Potatoes and Truck Gar- dens under irrigation." A. L. Fry- berger, Bassano Colony, Alta., "Var- sugar miller, the refiner and the con- sumer. They were giving to the sugar grower of Queensland more than he ever got before for sugar, and they were selling sugar today at a pound, the same as was sold here pound. When war broke out cr and zlnc were Controlled was a member of the famous Ont _ for tne isjand of Sumatra, j The latest completed experiment of army which marched on Washington where tiiey will work for an English some years ago. The Edmonton Jour-1 company owning large oii fields nal.points out that Maj. Cornwall act-one of Coxeys band but accom-[ Intere5tiDg have just been panied it from Allegheny City to i concluded in Guelph marking the corn- Washington as a correspondent of the j pletion of 40 years' service as organ- Buffalo Express. Previous to that he is.t of st- George's church of Mrs. Gar- had served for three years in the diner Harvey, Mus. Bac. army of Venezuela against the revo- 1 Lord Kjtcnener had one relativ lutionaries in that state. He was one Toronto, Mr. James of the soldiers of fortune of whom the St. George street, a Kitchener. 320 second cousin. late Richard Harding Davis wrote Kitchener has been in business in Toronto for many years. entertainingly. A HERO'S LETTER G. W. Ecclestone, hardware mer- 1 chant, Dracebridge, is the Conserv- jjative candidate for the Ontario legis- Jjlature in Muskoka to fill the vacancy From a Cambridge student, aged Jaused the death the late mem- 21, to his father on going to the front: "I estimate my change of getting wounded at 1 iu 4, of getting killed or totally disabled at 1 hi 10. These are pretty heavy averages, and I gain a navarvictorv, should alter their should be foolish not to go out pro- j. it. I pared for the worst. In a sense, opinion after reading the New ,1 ork t colmt paper's very correct diagnosis of the situation. AN ANANIAS in GREAT FALLS Ananias' descendants are not all living in Germany. Uncle Sam still has a few of them. According to a Great Falls paper, a number of men have been giving drill exhibitions on the street there "just to keep in touch the steps they learned recently in Canada, where they were con- scripted lor the army.''.. Their story is that .forced to join the Canadian anav or ?S a month. One of'them went Into great detail for the bieh'efit'of the paper's readers. of the hat- talioii at Letbbritige, he declared. They are recruiting this troop again as dur- the early iiajt of thp war all hut one of the', brave Highlanders were Killed 111 a cbaige against the Germans when the sounded the Eng- lish bugle to charge. In a Wheat field. They were trap- He goes! bh to tell how, being of German descent, he didn't like the Idea of fighting Germans and espec- ially disliked wearing kilts, so be gave up. iris half-section; on was her. at Madison, Wis.. was announced in ihe perfection of the manufacture of baking powder from sawdust or lum- ber mill waste. The nature of the new acid is not disclosed, but it is known to be of the type known as sugar acids. The Lumber Manufac- turers' Assoc. delegates were -served with biscuits made with.-the acid. chairman Hydrrt-R! metric Kamloops, B. C., "The Poss Irrigation by a Hydro-Electric Power in the Thompson Dr. J. G. Rutherford, C.M.G., superintendent of agriculture and animal industry, C. P. R., Calgary, Alta.. and W. T. Mac- donald, livestock commissioner, B. C. government, Victoria, "Livestock and Irrigation." D. W. Strachan, super- intendent, Alexandra Ranch, Tran- quille, B.C., "Mixed F. H. I They sold alJ their metal to a gentle- 1 man in. London with an English name, but whose father was a dis- tinguished citizen of Frankfurt-on- Mnlne, and for months after the out- break of war the British government .bought their through this copper, lead and zinc German agency. Aus- tralian soldiers in. Gallipoli were be- ing shot by bullets capped with brass made out of Australian spelter, while the British citizens were being bled Calgary, "The Farmer and (lift ed on high authority, and have made an appeal to the Sacred Consistprial Congregation of the HoJy See in Rome to force the cession. of the Ottawa uni- Providence Imd been very good to us and the navy had saved us. They iu Australia had now wiped out these German Agencies. They had purged every company ot German ers, whether they wore born German or naturalized, CPheers.) There waH only one way to "deal with such a do it with such thor- oughness that the Germans would acoid this country as thought it were the very plains. They had robbed no German; Ms shares had been sold at market price; but why give enter- prise aad labor in order to heap up profits for the Germans to utilize after this war? "Let them .have their pound of flesh and in God's name be gone." District Court In the District Court docket .which opened today, the two per cent beer appeal cases will be the feature. vs. Anton and Rex ys Packard will both be heard, these being appeals from the conviction entered by Supt. Pennefather at the Mounted! Police barnichs. Shepherd, Dunlop and Rice are appearing for 4he attorney gen- eral's department, and Johnstone, Ritchie and Gray for the defendants. The case is attracting attention over the whale it is expected to settle the status of two per cent, beer under the new prohibition law which comes into force two weeks from next Saturday. Other cases on the docket are: Large Debt Strong ft Dowler YS MacDonald; Wm. Carson Co. vs Glines; Wm. Carson Co. vs Rosenberger; Tim Calgary Grain Co. vs Nordtvet; Baird Botterell vs Heycroft; United Grain Producers VB Swennumson; Collett vs McGibbon; Bonuell vs Canadian Nor- thern Railway Co.; McKeown ys More- land et al; H. A. McKJllop Co. vs MOB- covitch; Strong Cough- uour. j Small Debt P. Bums Co. vs Ashcroft; Reber vs Edlund; Standard Trust Co. vs Rouse et al; O'Brien-Nalder Co. vs Mchew; Western Canada Lumber Co. Dudley. versity, which is under the director- trial Agent, C.P.R., Calgary, "The Pos- sibility of Sugar Beet Growing in Al- herta." William Young, comptroller ship of the Oblate Fathers. Governor Smith, of Vermont, pass- ing through London, Ont., to the Chi- cago Republican convention, stopped i be appointed to succeed Sir Douglas long enough to say: "The United Cameron on August 1st, as lieutenant of water rights, B, C. government. Vic- toria. Prof. W. S. Thornber, State Col-' lege of Agriculture, Pullman; Farming" and "Irrigation, a Fac- ere, instead of sir James Aikins. may "Wear no mourning Cor me if I am killed; if I die, I die gladly. I have lived longer than many; and life has been very good. Pleasures innumer- able, sweet and high and pure, have surrounded me all my days. I have learned to iake delight in the great- j est works of man, in music and lit- erature and art. I have had strength to follow the hard road of learning, in its austerest track, to that deep valley of humiliation where ail the mighty scroll of human knowledge dwindles down to an ill-formed ques- tion mark, and whence coming no one ever again thinks that iie knows anything in the whole wide world. "All that I have asked of life have had; 1 am well content to die whenever it is demanded. And if not death, but something worse should 1 am prepared. The only thing I fear at is the loss of both hands or total blindness. Both of these are improbably cofiUrigOn- cies. "Well, that risk had to be faced before I enlisted. Was I or was I not prepared to enter on life as a man? You know how I an- swered that question. The cause is worth even that sacrifice. And I have had so pleasant a life hereto- fore that even if the rest of it Is to be passed in darkness tfie balance I be on the side of pleasure." States is pro-ally from start to finish." Fred Hurse, 55 years of age, employ- ed as night watchman at the Harvey Knitting company's factory. Wood- stock, was" discovered by two work- men dead at the bottom of the eleva- tor shaft. governor of Manitoba. Sir Douglas term expires on August 1st, and th.ere was talk of Sir James Aikins receiv- ing the appointment, but lately Hon. il- lustrated. It is probable that the Hon. Duncan Marshall and the Hon. W. A. Mother- 1 well, ministers of Alberta and Saskat- chewan will be present; also J. S. F" fied retirement of Government House. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE HAS INSTALLED !J SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES. B. C. government, etc. The Hon. W. K, Ross, minister of lands, B. C., president of the assoc- iation, will be in the chair. .1. L. Brown, chairman local board of con- trol, will assist. LODGE YOUR Wills, Title Deeds, Mortgages, Insurance Policies or other valuables in one of these boxes FOR FURTHER INFORMATION APPLY TO Branch T. Bryrrffier, Mgr COULDN'T BE AVOIDED The Kincardine Review recalls the following letter, a copy of which wan sent to the officials of a railway in Texas: it absolute- ly necessary, in the discharge of bis duly day and night, that the engineer of your yard engine should make it ding dong and fizz and nplt and clang and bang and buz and hiss and bellow uhd iioWl and- grate and grind and 1 imff and bump and click and clank and j chug and moan and hoot and toot and I crash and grunt and gasp and groan and whistle and wheeze and squawk and blow and jar and jerk and rasp and jangle and ring and clatter and yelp and croak and howl and hum and anarj and and grow! and thump and boom and clash and jolt and jostle and shake and screech and snort and snarl and scrape and throb and crlnk antl jangle and quiver and rum- ble and roar and rattle and yell and smoke and smell and shriek? (M course, the officials replied; "It is." Sturdy Muscles need Hie balance of keen bniins inul steady nerves. All Hirer depend largely upon selecling food that contains Use certain elements that each organ requires. Grape-Nuts delicious food of whole wheat and mailed barley, is a splendidly balanced ration, anil includes (lie vital mineral phosphate of potash, frequently lackingrin the usual dietary. Grape-Nuts comes ready to enl with cream or good- milk; lias delightful flavour; is easily digested, and highly wonderful builder of body, brain and nerve "There's a Reason" Made in Canada Sold by Grocers Canadian Postum Cereal Co., Limited, Windsor, Out. ;