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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 15, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE JlERALD THURSDAY, 15. 1Mtr ttbc letbbribge letbbrifcQe, Hlbcrta AJLY AND WEEKLY Subscription Ratet: Dally, delivered, per week Daily, delivered, per year Daily, by mall, per year..... Weekly, by mall, per year ...53.00 TELEPHONES Business Office Editorial Office............... W. A. Buchanan John Torrancs Managing Director Business Manager bridge puoulo would attack the pet. hero it wouldn't cost more than tha to rluiir the whole city. A stitdi i; time. The Alberta governmont is prugros sive. it gavo women the suffrage with out :i vote being required and now i appoints a very able woman to u vcr> important public oIHce. Mrs. Murph) will fill the Kdmontoii magimortn chair with satisfaction. hi these duys when economy is irged it might be wel! to diangu ilia mine of Many berries m order 10 save nk and patience. Why nut pay tri- bute to the energy of the men who iave. been urging the extension of tin Foremost line find call the new town or Dunham. Your King and Country need you right now! ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR The Canadians have not allowed the Germans to remain long in possession of the ground they took when they inflicted such terrific losses upon the Dominion's In a brilliant conn ter charge conducted early Tuesday morning, the Canadians regained prac- tically all of the ground lost, and took n substantial toll of the enemy's troops as well. The Russian force? are said now to have penetrated the country beyond Czernowitz. the Bukowinian capital. Resistance in this country has been small, owing perhaps to the fact that the majority of troops are Galicians who are Russians by preference and make no attempt to stop the Russian advance. Further north, the Russians have attacked the German lines, according to a Berlin report, but with little success thus far. Though artillery continues to be ac- tive at Verdun, there appears to be a lull in the violent infantry assaults which have characterized the German campaign, and the reason for this is given in the sheer exhaustion of the German troops following their stupen- dous but futile attempts at Thiaumont and other difficult sectors of the Ver- j dun front. At Thiaumont it is said j the Germans used an entire division in one series of 12 attacks, which fol- lowed so closely upon each oilier tliat they appeared to merge. A speaker at the Progressive con- vention in Chicago declared: "A na- tion which declares itself !oo proud to fight wil! soon be regarded as too cowardly to live." Thousands of Am- ericans hold that view and only wait for real leadership to fall into line for preparedness and action if need bo. "Two Calgary, Men. Winners of the D. C- M.. Wounded." says a Calgary News Telegram headline, and reading down the story we are surprised to learn that they are both Leihbridge boys, who went to school here and en- listed from here. And then Calgary protests when the lerm "hog town" applied to her. DO NT YOU THINK the advice of a hundred people been cured of sklo die- eases is worth following? Then try Zam-Buk! Profit by their experience and try Zam-Buk first! It is only because Zam-Buk is so much better than oilier prepara- tions that Zam-Buk enjoys much wider USD. Don't you think it logical that a remedy which is purely herbal would be better than any com- pound of harsh minerals which irri- tate or parch the'skin; or of coarse animal fats that clog the tiny pores? Zam-Buk is free from ani- mal fat or mineral poison. It is composed of rich, healing herbal essences that stimulate and heal diseased tissues. Suitable for ba- bies as well as adults. Zam-Buk cures "eczema, piles, ulcers, cuts, burns, chapped hands, cold sores, abscfisses, varicose sores, and other skin diseases and injuries. All druggists, or Zam-Buk Co.. Toronto, for price, 50c. box, 3 for 51-25. P lA AICKEDUPIN SSINGlHIZi FOR THE BUSY MAN Might we again suggest that Leth- bridge with its beautiful parks should be the picnic centre of Southern Al- berta. Farmers' unions and Sunday 'chools should run their annual ex- cursions here. They would be sure of THE ASQUITH MINISTRY OF CAPITAL IMPORTANCE "The claim of indisijensability for the present government is generally and justly writes Lord Hugh Cecil to The London Times. "But there lies behind it an important truth which is perhaps over-looked, aud to fine time. Commissioner Freeman I which, therefore. I venture expressly ought to promote this plan as it would materially help street railway re- venue on the Henderson Park line. to call attention. The present minis- Ksse.x County will contribute a month to the Patriotic Fund. General Sir Sum Hupps, inspected 11.000 troops at Harricdeld Cnmp. Rev. A. M. O'Domiell, of Kdnigntun. has l-.een called to Knox H. C. A Postal Clerks' roiu-eiU ton for Wes- tern Canada will lie held at Kegliia, July 10. The Regina Trades Labor Coun- cil -favors a half holiday for clerks i all the year round. Hon. 'A. G. McKay has returned io Edmonton from California, He much improved in health. The Toronto Anglican Synod reject- ed a proposal to ting the in praise of the passing of prohibition. Jessop. or Toronto, was fii- tally crushed beneath a pile of lum- ber. A .H. Collay, Richmond Hill. Ont.. was electrocuted nt the Lake Stnicoe ice plant. The Congregational 1'iilou. of Can- ada went on record as favoring uni- ,-ersal registration of men of a mili- tary age. T. Gregory of Leamington, Out., submitted a proposition to raise a complete equipment for the battalion band of the American Legion. Col. T. G. Delamere, Commanding Kyte Charges Have Been Proved to Hilt- and Wore Hevela- tions to Follow Officer Perth Battalion, was Sir Sam Hughes speaks Kitchener shedding tears while hej fas talking to him. Sir Sam must have made a particularly touching ap- pea! if it affected Kitchener like that, jtcheuer had a heart but he was a and soldiers like the late Field Marshal keep control of their eelings, even in the presence of Ca- nada's militia minister. presented with a five-passenger auto- mobile by a number of friends. iu fan aii.rumm- i lie minis- i try is not indispensable, but it has a An eflon wlU be infhien- lial Democrats to nominate a strong- er man for vice-president than Vice- president Marshall. Mrs. Charles Taylor, wife of Chas. Taylor, a farmer living' near Dixon post office. West of Innisfail, was ac- quality which might rightly be called I so. That quality is the possession of j the conQiieEice of the main body of of Earl Liberal opinion, JUSTICE DUFF'S VIEW OF ALLISON Justice As- the confidential agent of the Minister of Militia, he put his hand in the till and look Mr. That is a strong expression. Justice I know, and I intend it to be strong. Although he got all that money, his name was not on the contract. I am not concerned about the names of others. cipie. It is the priii- O, said tins official. go to jail or hand A PRECEDENT FROM BRITAIN In making his address to the Mere- dith-Duff commission at Ottawa, I. F. Hellmuth. K.C., one of the government counsel, endeavored to impress upon the commission that the finding should be restricted to a verdict oa the eyj: rying to excuse wrong-doing and are "I reckon that there are nearly 40 per cent of our population steady Lib- erals. These steady Liberals by tra- and temperament dislike war. They dislike it, not only as we all do on account of its horrors and burdens bijt because they conceive it to be dangerous to civil and political lib- erty. They distrust ami dread much. oi' what war makes infringements of, the liberty of the cidentally shot her husband .at their home, and died from the wound shortly afterwards. Lieut. G. A. Russell Ross, who was killed in action on the first day of the Zilleheke fighting, was a young Kr-nrr-hman of little over twenty-one X U1. His father is the Price Montreal. June U. Car-veil .M. P., was interviewed in .Montreal last evening on his way east from tho Meredith-Duff commission 'and wns asked what ho thought of the suggest ion made Robert Kog- ers minister of public works (publish- ed in tile Gazette last Saturday) tlmt as the Kyte charges had totally ftiilcii, Mr. Kyte. Sir Wilfrid Laurler and Mr. Carvell should immediately resign their seats In parliament. "What do I think of he said, "ft only provokes me to smile. It is not the part of wisdom1 to treat lion Robert seriously these days when his political soul is so badly troubled as a result of the Manitoba rascalities The Hon. Robert is an adept at trying to humbug the people and is a verit- able modern Pecksniff when it comes to interpreting evidence to suit his own party interests. What Was Uncovered "It is not difficult to believe that a man with the political record of tho genial Robert, a man whose political creed is. to say the least, not based ou a too rigid adherence- to some of the ten commandments, is unable to see anything wrong, in the facts that THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE ,OHK ADU. SIH EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., I.L.D., D.C.I Pceildent CAPITAL, RESERVE FUND, SAVINGS BANK ACCOUNTS Interest at the current r.-ito is. allowed on all deposits oC and upwards. Careful attention is given to every account. Small Accounts may be opened and operated by mail. Accounts may be opened in tbe names of two or more persons, with. drawals to be made by any one of thorn or by Ihc survivor. W58 Lethbridge Branch R. T. Brymner, Mgi ,VORK ON RAILWAY SAID TO BE HELD UP BY UNCERTAINTY have been established beyond ques- Lion, that a million dollars were taken by men, who performed no service of any value whatever as an unwarrant- ed toll out of a contract for fuses placed for the British government by the Canadian shell committee and ratified by Sir Sam Hughes; that the prices paid for these graft 'uses was ?4 per fuse that Mr. Cad well, who organized the company hat is fulfilling the contract, had jreviously (shortly before then) sup- ilied exactly the same fuse to the British government at thni at he time the Canadian contract was et at the P. Morgan' company of New York, acting for the British ;overnment bad placed orders for exactly the same fuse as low as 1 Railways Do ,Not Know What to Do About the Brewster Suit in British Columbia Victoria, June no ol announcement has boon made, it is understood that work on a hirge scale on the Pacific Great Eastern railway not proceeding because of the un- certainty created by the issue of tho Brewster writ. H is said that P. Welch has returned from Cariboo to the coast. The company is face to face with a probable increase in prices of steel and other materials unless their orders for material can be im- mediately given. To get work going on a large scale will cost upwards of and the company hesitates to go ahead with large expenditures f the legislation passed recently is tied up in the courts for the next year. No decision could possibly be obtained from the privy counc.il before that ;lme. It appears to be quite certain ;hat if work is not rushed forward completion of the railway to Prince 3eorge next year will be impossible. that no attempt was made by the previously got subject, extensive military service, a Rosa. Presbvterlan tnm the British government or the general subordination of domestic isier of Lvnedoch, Ontario. prices at which Jie AIorgan company ny I questions to the more fundamental! were buying fuses for the British Lethbridge leads the way in mar directions in this province. It is the j ones involved iu war. These things only city ,with straight commission form of government, and now it is going into the playground business on an extensive scale. With a free mov- ing picture show, free municipal golf create an atmosphere which is to them LieuL-Col. G. H. Gillespie, organ- izer and inspector of the Cadet Corps like that of a "room with a smoky for No. 3 "Military District, will likely chimney, unpleasant and almost suf- 1 Senior Major of the 240th ark and Renfrew) Battalion, Patriotic Leadership links, merry-go-round, and other fea- "But thanks to the patriotic leader- tutes at Henderson Park and with j ship of Liberal ministers, and espec- (iLan- which .Major E. J. Watt, 130th Battalion, is to command. The Sous' of England the Ottawa Gait Gardens in the centre of the cltv.! the Prime Minister, notwith- j and Hull haiV Pawed '_ this city is setting a pretty fast pace. these prepossessions, the i resolution -i main bodv of Liberals have almost uii- Canada, and calling upon the Supreme j Grand Lodge of the order, which aniiuotisly supported and approved the arms ammunition, said that the man who sold the 1907-S ammunition ought been hostile to the war, it would, have j been scarcely possible to bring the na- to have gone to jail. A man who gotitional resources to bear on a scale j pn -1.1 'fit for the occasion or to maintain the Billed m action, was the only sou a thousand for the defective am-] munition should have handed back national for the long period has been and will Lieut. G. L. B. Mackenzie, of Tor- who is reported to'have been of government; that Allison, the man MORE CANADIANS ARE HELD IN SWITZERLAND London, June than a score of Canadians were included in the first batch of prisoners of war trans- "erred from German camps for in- ternment in Switzerland under a sys- .em of month. exchange inaugurated last In addition to those already who was described in .parliament byjtn wwtmic. 111CJ VUU1U Sir_Sam Hughes .as agent, guide, jnot make enough fuss of us when we i announced the following have arrived here: Privates {262677) Andre, 14th latlallon; (1822) Munro, 3rd battalion Gibson, Stli battalion; 1 Harkins, 3rd battalion. One -inan writing to the Red Cross says that the Swiss people gave them e heartiest welcome. "They could counsellor shared in the million dollar rake-off to of and that Hughes, on "his own testimony before the commission told -him he could, take commissions on British contracts and championed him for taking "this fiise gommission. "Nor is it difficult to believe that the i-ioni Robert can politically swal- low the Allison gift of of the spoils to his lady secretary. Undue Tolls "It is easy to understand, too, that the ethics of politicians are such that they can persuade them- selves that at a time when tbe ex- istence of the whole British empire. is at stake and when every dollar anj they are doing all they can to maTetis happy." Ottawa, June letter received by Captain John Basel, staff oilicer to General Sam Hughes, from Sir Max Aitktn, clears up tho controversy which lias arisen as to whether or not the colors of tho Princess Patri- cias are taken into action. The letter UUQles Captain Hugh Niven, of tbe Princess Pats, as stating that the col- ors of the Princess Pats have been with the regiment from the day when they were presented by the Princess at Ottawa. Referring to the date of May S. 1915, which has been partlcu- arly mentioned in the controversy, Captain Niven says: "The colors were that day in tho .ranches, as the battalion headquar- -ers was in the trenches, and the orders are that they shall always be vhere the commanding officer makes lis headquarters. "The evening of May 8. 1915, I had the honor of carrying the colors from the trenches to our support line after our relief." PORTLAND WOULD HEAR HUGHES Portland, Ore.. June B. Hughes, Republican candidate for pre- sident, will be asked to' talk to the residents of Portland by long distance telephone June 23. The Portland cham- ber of commerce has proposed.the in- novation as a feature of its quarterly meeting. Arrangements have been made for connections with New York at that time. Will "the [And it is 'indispensable', that this atti- j back the Mr. Geo. A. Mackenzie, formerly of i the empires money S the legal linn of Mackenzie, Jones carefully conserved, it is Leonard. Toronto. He Was twenty-i Proper for Canadians money? We'll wait and watch. tilde of Liberalism should continue. "If a Government were in power vZiwaily of Toronto, which did not enjoy the confidence of Some hide-bound party Journal are The latest report is that Hon. Dr. dence as it affects the personal hon- esty of the Minister of Militia and his shell but both commis- sioners declared .that the issue was a much bigger one than that. Tbere were underlying principles of public policy to be considered, and Justice Duff drew -attention to an illuminative British precedent. A British Lord Chancellor had been compelled to re- sign by au adverse vote of the House of Lords because it liad been shown that his son trafficked for personal gain In public transactions under the control his father. The 'analogy between that case' and the present one is obvious. Allison, the trusted agent and friend of General Hughes, has taken his commission from a transac- tion for which General Hughes, as trustee of the Imperial treasury, was responsible.. And Genera! Hughes en- dorses the act and says he "still sticks to Allison and will trust him again." That's a flying trip the Russians are making. endeavoring to argue that it is un- patriotic .to uncover the various tran- sactions in regard to fuse contracts. Herein, warns'the Ottawa Citizen, lies the danger in a moral and social sense. It adds: "If we allow the impression to get abroad that our war scandals are to "be conducted on .patriotic grounds, and false patriotic grounds at j example, as might be formed by Mr. Lloyd George, who with the assistance of Sir Edward Carson and Lord Milner there would arise a tendency among that, we shall earn should be perfectly aided and oYage. and was a'gradu- j abetted by a Canadian minister of ate of "Upper Canada College and the the crown to take undue tolls by way f of unwarranted commissions from the British government, but that it would" be wrong to take a similar toll Beland, Canada's former postmaster- l. has been liberty ion from the Canadian government. ''These are only a few of the facts, Liberals to drift approval the Meredith-Duff and certain of the war, and more and more to jnear enemies would be vastly encouraged: our allies not less depressed. "With a i nation no longer united behind the i to visit fata wife who IH 11 am Mt u (o ym MW condition that have not said in effect in my iinal argument before the commis- sion. 'The Kyte charges have been yrov- souers. J. O. Trotter, well known member ed uji to the hilt and it will require iof Baptist church of Calgary as-1 a" great deal more than the sophistry government, no skill in administration j sertca [0 the Baptist convention that. of Mr. Rogers to disabuse the public. ronld suffice to bring the war to that a reputation-for conclusion which we.all de- thfs country that cannot be lived down j sire, in the lifetime of the present genera- tion." The news that the Lethbridge-Wey- burn branch is to be extended from Fakowki to Manyberries this year'.is An Indispensable Ministry "It is therefore indispensable to Jiave in power a. ministry which poss- esses the confidence of Liberals, "I doubt myself whether any min- istry. of which Mr. Asquith was not at least a prominent member and f good, but it would be better news if command that confidence." adds Don't let any wool cover your eyes these days, Sheepman. It is im- portant to keep rising price; your optics oil the the whole line were to be completed. There would be plenty of traffic to keep the wnble line busy, what with coal and grain and wholesalers' busi- ness. It is hardly fair to make the people living from Weyburn to' Aita- wan pay freight on their coal from Lethbridge round by Weyburn and jback to'within 125 miles of Leth- brlrtge again just for lack of steel on a 15 mile gap. However, we are quite confident the company will remedy Daylight saving may hat drawbacks but the majority some of the people want It. That should be enough for the commissioners to act on. The C. P. R. is doing something that few other lines are doing at pres- ent; it is .extending its rails into new territory. That is something the C. and G. T. P, cannot say. this next year, if indeed, it is eventually decided to complete whole gap this season. Church union appeals, to every man and woman not possessed with pre- judices. H-means-.economy in .men and money and just as effective, work in, the advancement .of tho Christian religion. It cost the city of. Calgary to tleur one Jot of dan deli on 3, U1 Leth- Jock Palmer is bringing Lethbridge fame. The Calgary Herald says: "Lethbridge is the home town of the youngest lieutenant in the Canadian army overseas, being but nineteen. Also he is a.D.C.M. man. 'Jock' Pal- mer has brought credit to the southern (ilty as well as honor to himself. May the gods of chance be kind to the young men and guarantee him a sate return. Men of his ilk can ill he spared In this country where men who do things count so much." Jock de- serves the highest praise. Jje is made of the. stuff that will win this war for the Allies, lie believes in the .prin- ciples he is fighting for, and will go through fire and blood to see them upheld. Lord Hugh Cecil. "But I am quite sure that that confidence in the na- tional government is indispensable during the present war. and that any loss of it would rightly, .be .deemed a disaster." TURKS REPORT SUCCESS Constantinople, via London, June IS 'offensive, .movement recently undertaken in the Caucasus by Turk- ish troops has won further successes, according to an announcement made by the war office today.- is 'FORTHCA How They Work VICTORIA, B.C. For several yiars I have been'troubletl with Kidney and Bladder Trouble cauwtl by uric and Ihc pains caused by the Intermittent stoppage of urine was very severe." 'For this I was taking something or other continually with but little or no relief. At last a friend handed me a" samp's .package of your Gin Pills. The contents of this jample gave relief that I had not experienced in a long time. Since then .1 have been taking Gin Pills occasionally and have had no return of former trouble, (Name ort The above letter in from popular and well-known commercial man in Victoria. Gin PillsdreSOc.aboxorM'rboieiforfe.M all Sample ftnl 'reel! requested. National Drue of Canada. UmilML Toronto. the main reason why are so I mind oC the truth of what I have many delinquent members of the (stated. church in Calgary is the- poor preach-1 More Graft to Follow ing. His address created a small sen-1 f'The exposure of this military sation in the convention, and aroused j graft game has only commenced. There is very much more to follow. We have only touched the fringe of it. The suggestion that Sir Wilfrid 'Mr. Kyte and myself should resign, ia the silliest kind of twaddle and is quite in keeping with the crude methods of political reasoning ex- ploited by the financial czar of the' Conservative party. Personally, I ad- mire the genial qualities of the Hon. Robert, but 1 have very little respect a prolonged discussion, during which most of the speakers agreed with Mr. Trotter. One of the ships engaged in the North Sea battle was the old Ciinard liner Campania, which acted as a sea- plane ship. When the War- rior was hard pressed by the German ships and unable to move; the Cam- pania pushed herself between the_______ _......_._ ..._ ___ German ships to the.aid of the War-j for political- judgment and only rior. She threw a hawser-aboard andjcontempt for his methods. owed the Warrior for ten hours, when the cruiser sank. The Campania was thus the means of saving the crew of the Warrior. Yuan Hung, Vice-President of was elevated to the head of the Chiifese Republic after 'the death of Yuan Shi Kai, is popular with both the conservative and pro- gressive parties. President Li is a military leader, and has the support.of the army. In the revolution of 1911 he was the commander of the Republican forces which overthrew the Li Is held in high esteem Vjy his countrymen, and Is known as the "Savior of Touching on changes likely in Can- ada after the war, Rev. Dr. Biand at the Saskatchewan Methodist Confer- ence said that there would be many, but the big problem would'Jiaturally be the carrying of the great' financial obligation. How the necessary money would be raised the speaker would not say. "It will not be by protection, for it would not do any government any good to put on any more protec- tion, in fact, there is a limit to the works of the devil. We have got to the end of the rope." He considered that it would result In a iand tax. your No no socks- dime on Saturday. Amusing "To those on the inside of politics it has been interesting and amusing ito see the Hon. Robert ami Sir Sam i like' the lion and the lamb (make the selection for yourself) lying down to- gether after'years of secret-political warfare. If we only knew thereby hangs a pretty tale." FRANCE HAS DAYLIGHT SAVING IN EFFECT NOW Paris, June 15.-rFollowing the ex- ample of England, Germany, Italy and tho Scandinavian countries, all clocks in France were Ret forward at 11 o'clock last night in accordance with the daylight saving bill. The new method of calculating time will be continued until October 1. PETER GUNN RESIGNS NOW SHERIFF Edmonton. June Gunn, member of the legislature for Lac St. Anne, Jian resigned and his resigna- tion han been accepted. He has been appointed sheriff at Peace River Cross- ing and will take up his new duties at once. Norfolk County Council will issue worth of instalment deben- tures to take care .of tho.grants for patriotic ana-bthec. purposes, til con- nection with the war, The Big Thing for Breakfast And it's BIG in more ways than one. wonderful flavour. The nuti-y "granules of 'Grape-Nuts food: coinbiiie' tlie sweets of whole wheat with the smack of'jnaljiecl flavour that no mere "wheat food eaii rival. Xoxt .tho remarkable digestive "quality. Malted barley contains a natural "'digestive element. Grape-Nuts digests quick- ly, and as well as strong stomachs hand ]y. and weak as well as strong stomachs handle, then comes the wonderful nourish--. ing -value. Jfo other cereal food puts the vim and vigour into body.and brain. Nuts docs. This '.food-standby tolls iis awn. story after trial. "There's a Reason" for Grape-Nuts Midi In Sold by Grocert. Canadian TVwtum Cereal Co., Ud., Windsor, .Orit., ;