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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 23, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta 'I'KIDAY. .H'XE 23', THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE -ASK FOR- ROYAL CROWN SOAP Specially Made for the Water of this Country Made in Alberta OllJiwa, Juno 22. The now scalo of soldiers' portions wliich went in force this week, and Is made to Hie start of the war, considerably iu- the nllowaiicus inadu hereto- fore. The government, having adopted llio recommendation of the purliaiwm- tary uo-inmittue, will shortly appoint pensions board, but nictinwhile tbe old board will adinirilBttsr thu act on the umv basis. For total disability, the new yearly rntcs are as follows: and file, Kuuad, baltory or company sergeant-niajor; squad, battery or company ser- Some Unusually Readable Business Letters color Indian regiments. feel contideiiL Unit you would get better results for tho money expended in this way by using (he "Detroit News" than any oilier paper in the United Stilton. We slalo tins not only on account of the proximity of our field to Canada hut lie fact that there arc so many thou- sands ex-Canadians in Michigan and the fact that the News has printed the stories of Mr. Russell Gore re- garding tiie war and the participation of Canadians in it to such an extent that there is a general inclination on the part of Detroit and the Michigan public to look to this paper for the lone hand and one foot, or both feet, (most interesting neVs and "editorial j the pensioner 80 nor cent of the j treatment" of war subjects. A page "ad" in the News would cost sergeant or staff ser- Regimental sergeant-major nut W. master gunner, not W. O., rugi- j mental quartermaster sergeant, warrant oflicer, lieutenant lieutenant-colonel colonel, brigadier-general Tho pensions are divided into six j classes, beginning: with total disability j 100 per cent, such as the loss of both I eyes, hands, lingers, legs or thumbs, or permanent heart disease. In class two, embracing the loss of Mr. W. T. Gregory, an American citizen living in Leamington, Ontario, puIiMshfis the following correspond- ence with the Detroit N'ewa: Ofllco of th.fi KvflnliiEi.Nows, Detroit. Midi.. March 2fltli, 191C. Mr. William T. Gregory. Leamington, Out. My Dear understand that you have been purchaning a number of "ads" in American news- papers, to stimulate recruiting in Ca- Save the Coupons tor Premiums G BARB 25c allowance for total disability. Class three, the loss oi one hand, leg above tho knee, tongue, or nose, CO per cent of class one. Class four, loss of cine eye or 1'cot, total deafness, loss "of two thumbs, per cent of class one. Class five, loss of one thumb, anchy- 1 losis of elbow, knee, shoulder, wrist- I or ankle, liO per cent of class one. Class six, disability under liO per I cent, such as deafness in one ear, loss j of index finger, etc., a gratuity not exceeding A gratuity of 5250 a year apart from the pension is allowed to those 1! up to the rank of lieutenant totally disabled. I hi addition to a personal pension an i olllcer In the first, second or third class is entitled to an allowance as follows: Lieutenant a month for imch'clilld: captain ?7 a month per child; major ?8 a month par child and ranks above major RINJEL'EN SPENT MILLIONS TO. GET WAR WITH MEXICO you daily and on Sun- day. We beg to enclose our February cir- culation statements and list of towns showing our daily and Sunday circula- tion in each. Hoping that you will think well of this and favor us with an order, we remain. Yours very truly, Evening News Association, (Signed) W. H.'Moore, Foreign Advertising Manager. The Xews received the following reply on April Sth: "OliicH of Recruiting William T. Gregory, Chairman. Leamington, Ont. April Sth, 1916. Mr. W. H. Moore, Foreign Advertising Manager, Evening News, Detroit, Mich. My Dear communication of the 29th ultimo to hand and in com- pliance with your request I am en- closing the proof sheet of an adver- who now go aboard must, look to the i guardianship of Great Britain for their safety and not to the "erstwhile" faded glory of the Stars and Stripes or the weight of a paHBporl from Washington? Did ypi> expect me to extend con- gratulations to Von Hissing regarding the "brave and mannur In which he dragged fortli in the dead hours of the night, the frail form of Edith Cavell, and sent a bullet crash- ing into her brain before the American consul could even secure a hearing for her, thereby making the name of Ger- many Jhe most tragic word ever issued from the mouths of men? Did you expect me to say something nice about Von Tirpitz who with his murderous submarines, has spilled more baby blood than Herod ever did? Did you think that 1 would feel kind- ly toward Count Zeppelin who has Caused plumes of fire by day and by night to be dropped upon maternity hospitals, schools the humble homes of innocent non-combatants where no earthly military advantage could be obtained? You ought not to have expected me to have failed to mention the deadly torturing poisonous gases used by the German army and outlawed by all lonorable nations. How could you think that I would DO YOUR FEET BURN' Thea use Zam-Huk. There is nothing so Soothing for tender, aching or blistered feet, It will end the bbrnintr, draw out the soreness, prevent blisteriuc and give you perfect foot comfort. Also there is nothing so good as for sunburn, heat rashes, blistered bands, aching muscles, mosquito and insect bites, cuts, bruises, burns, and all skin injuries and ailments. oOc. all druggists and stores- IS SOOTHING! CALGARY EXHIBITION The large number of people who say they are going to Calgary exhibition this year is an indication of the high, quality of the entertainment which is promised. Others will take advantage of the cheap' rates to Calgary between June 23th and July 5th, which are the fair dates, to.visit their friends who 'e now in the camp at Sarcee. In addition to the wonderful per- formance of Katherino Stinson, the loop-the-loop girl, there will be a pro- gram of seven free vaudeville attrac- tions which will be given twice a day. put the "soft pedal" on regarding j Another big attraction wil What the Press Agents Say Al Starliuiil Starland oft era another especially strong nt'ogram. A splendid i teatlire "Worn Martin, Man." starring well-known film stars. Guy Oliver and Vivian Reed, a fine single reel drama "The Water Tank Plot." with Helen Holmes in I he leading role; screamingly fun- ny Hssanay comedy "Swcedje's Fin- ish." and Paramount Travel Series No 20, which iit descritrtivo of sheep-'. ranching in Peru, and taken us to ihe largest copper mines in the world, i Miss Simm and Mr. Fleming will sing the duet "Calm as The Night." This is a program that should yppeul to everyone. At. the Empress The Bluebird Photoplay, "The Gay Lord Waring" which is to be the at- traction at the Empress tonight was based on a story written Hough- ton Town ley, the screen version by F. McGrew Willis and tiie production made under the direction of Otis Tur- :r. Having been disowned by his father :hrongh the influence of his brother, ud also because of his profligate hab- its. Lord Waring has b> can from O'tirady, the money lender. is compelled' to abandon his CREAM BAKING POWDEH Made from cream of tartai derived from grapes. Best for good food and good health. NO ALUM these hellish atrocities out of consid- March of the Allies, which eration for the "delicate" feelings of participated in by men dressed in the your "Hun" readers who are today j uniforms of all the allies. sociation with Countess Olga Imani. be the Me retires to his country seat and will be while horseback riding, one day, col- lides with the horse ridden by H el- OFFICERS ARE WAITING FOR JOBS Ottawa, June are at prtiS- 'ent a little over otlicers.in Can- ada who are as yet unattached to any expeditionary unit, although they have been duly commissioned and have qualified. In order to give them prac- tical training in handling men, the minister of militia proposes to order them out for training at the various summer camps, where they will be given an opportunity of actual ex- perience in drilling and handling the troops. It. is possible that they will lie attached as non-cnrnmissloned of- ficers. London, June is reported [Usement that I recently had published here that President Wilson has re- hi. a large number of American news- ceived a vast amount of information (papers, notably the Raleigh N. C. showing tiie activities of Kranz'Von Rinteien and other German agents in News anil Observer, mvueii by Jose- phus Daniels, secretary of the navy A part of the surplus will be ab- sorted at once In making up the wast-1 f and about to lace officers resulting from the or extradition to the United State.-, to to >he I promoting trouble between the United in President Wilson's cabinet, and I States and Mexico. 1 which brought me thousands of in- j The conspiracy began with von jquiries from all over the United j Rinteien and was carried on after he states. I left the United States to return to i believed the News is published on Germany in order that he might get Fridays in two sections and I wjll more money to carry on his gigantic you the sum named, if schemes. All these facts showing the 'you will publish the enclosed, ver- developments of the whole German batim el literatum on the front page conspiracy in Mexico, are said to be uie second section on Friday, April In the bands of the cabinet In Wash- nth, provided you will publish the ington. I attached announcement somewhere on jit Admits Huge Plot {your editorial page. Rinteleu now interned in this i Yours ver trying to hamstring your own presi- dent while he is trying to conquer Germany's x submarine fleet with a typewriter? In your letler to me soliciting war advertisements you set forth the fact .hat In your opinion I would get bet- J ter results in regard to the stimulation 'of recruiting for the Canadian army In the state of .Michigan, with an "ad1' in the News than in any other paper. What sort of an advertisement did you expect me to write, that would appeal to the conscience and man- hood of Michigan and at same time "be careful not to offend the tribe represented by Kaltschmldt. who for the paltry sum of hired an assassin to cross the Detroit river and attempt to murder 500 innocent girls in the Pea body overall factory, to blow up the Windsor armories and possibly send thousands of other non- combatants to the grave? Did you really think that 1 would pay your to print a page of 'strictly neutrality" in order not to offend those of whom your president march past accompanied by massed bands. War trenches are to be dug on the grounds and in them there will be re- turned veterans as guides to' explain all about trench life. The racing program is a very at- tractive one, and 36 races will be run off during the week. The program is a nicely varied one and there will be a splendid collection of runners and trotters entered. Midway attractions will be supplied by the World at Home shows and in this glittering display of twenty shows, there will be found mystery, mirth and educational entertainment. Entries for the exhibition which closed last week have been very'sat- isfactory and insure keen competition in the various classes. ene Von Gerald, and the girl iously injured. Feeling that he is obliged to pay for surgical treatment of the girl. Lord Waring goes to his brother ami borrows an immense sum, practically giving his life as security. The broth- er covets the title of Lord Waring and his Lordship promises to return the borrowed money "if he is alive" within six months. paramount interest to the peopl this picture will be of especial-a; peal. The Toronto press has tho fu lowing to say of the film when show there: 'Toronto has had its share of phot play war pictures, and some hav been good and some bad: but in all Us history has it had such picture as "The" Campbells Are Con io rovPd at he Ulc wonderful film that, is shov line-at Griffin's theatre. Younge an Sinner streets, this week." "The Cumphells Are Coming" is tii story ol' the Indian mutiny and pii litres in a truly realistic manner til heroic defence of Lucknoiv. the ga lant inarch of Hie "Camphell Hlgl landers" to the relief and the grippiu and thrilling story of the little Scotc lassie ivho foiled the terrible design t the traitorous native liing. "What makes it all the more il teresting and to the point, in files lays, is that over Canadian f" At the Orplieimi "The Campbell are Coming" a spectacular picture presentation to be shown at the Oriiheum theatre next week, promises to 'be one of the crowning features; of theatre offerings for the whole season. At this time, when everything that relates to the exploits of Dritain and tier armies is landers play the part of the relleyin forces and "their work is the kind th people cheer for. A NEW DISEASE "Father." said -Tames, who wa laboring over his homo work list ,c words to be defined, "what is appei "Appendicitis, my answers the deep-thinking father, "is somuperior HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE' and effects Including: Sot of fine filmed oak dining chairs, dinner wagon, buffet andi dining lablc to match, heavy mission -oak rocker and Morris chair, ELEGANT PARUOR SUITE IN .MISSION QAK iipbolalercd In solid leather, comprising settee, easy chair and rocker, 'oak occasional tables, leather lounge, occasional lf.bles, SOLID BRASS BED with sulral springs and felt mattress, solid oak' dressers, child's cot. and mattress, six-drawer Singer Snwlng machine in perfect order, refrigerator, white enamelled lied, spring and mmtress, gas rango, jacket heater, baby buggy, child's push cart, linoleums, carpets, kitchen utensils, etc. A PROMPT ATTENDANCE RESPECTFULLY REQUESTED. TERMS CASH. J NO RESERVE. story and the use of the front page of our second section of Friday but of course there Is no need of going into our reasons for being unable to furnish, this particular service unless you "could see your way clear to fur- nish us acceptable copy." Yours very truly. (Signed) W. R Moore, Foreign Advertising Manager. The following Is probably now in :he hands of the censors on its wa; .o the Evening News: Leamington, Ont.. April 16th. 1916. Mr. W. R Moore, Foreign Advertising Manager, Evening News Association, Detroit, Mich. My Dear communication intrigue. "Such creatures of passion, dis- loyalty anarchy must be crushed j out." 1 must confess that I was surprised when you solicited an .advertisement from me as the "News" had already carried a story concerning the storm j raised In Washington by reason of; Secretary Daniels publishing in his j paper the full page ad in question, al-} though I harbored a slight delusion that possibly the "News" had decided to abandon the untenable position of j "neutrality" and had decided to come j out on the side of right, justice and j humanity and would henceforth stand j (at the rate of per page) for all the great principles for which Washington stood and for Lin- coln agonized and for which ever; fighting today, delusion has gone glimmering as the midnight dews be- fore the morning sun and I now realize that "Epiiriam is joined to his Idols" [and I think let him alone. In closing allow me also to say that the "objectionable" ad which your Mr. "H. S. S." marks "No" with a 'big blue pencil was published on Febru- ary 20th in some of the most influen- .yjtial papers in America. The New York Sun gave it front page promin- ence {something that it doesn't give the Detroit News very often) and I am proud to say that it has been read by more than fourteen million Ameri can citizens whom the writer is one While you may be neutral I am not, and henceforth and forever the name Germany shall signify the wreck of Louvain and the murders of Aerschot If I owned or controlled a great newspaper I would publish Professor Morgan's report on German atrocities "without money and without price" and continue to do so until such a righteous sentiment was created that business is based upon the supposi- j the name of German militarism would forever be synonomous of the hate that has poisoned the wells of South Africa; hate that has hurled from the inky sky death- and destruction upon the unsuspecting mothers and babies; hate that has strewn the path of the deep seaways with the lurking mine; hate that has drowned thousands from stately passenger ships. Hale that has wrecked the noble cathedrals that have stood for centur- ies to inspire the hearts of men with their beauty; hate that has driven the fumes of pitiless poisons Into the trenches where living, breathing men have gasped and died that they might help'to save their world from the un- speakable pollution; hate that has ravished the nunnery and chopped the hands from the baby and the breasts from the violated maiden. Hate that has burned and pillaged .nd robbed and reeked with-defence- less blood. Yours truly, William T. Gregory. Miss Jane1 Anderson, who has written a vivid account of her trip in a British aeroplane In which she looped the loop over Hyde Park. Miss Anderson was given special permission to make her flight by the British Wai of the 12th in .reply to mine of the Sth has been received and read. I note therefrom that it would be quite impossible for the News to pub- lish the copy of war advertisement supplied you and it is somewhat in- teresting to me to note that your re- fusal to publish after soliciting the tion that the "revelations regarding German atrocities" as set. forth would >e very "offensive" to thousands of .'our readers regardless of their sym-, jathies with respect to the various lowers. .While I wish to deny the Tact that any portion of it would in any way offend any friend of Great Britain and brave aijd Allies or of any human being of whatever race, lationality or creed who have any sympathy for Armenia, Bel- gium, Servia or others who have telt he iron heel of Prussian militarism. Just here allow me to Inquire what lature of copy you expected me to urnish? Did you think that I would pay you ;34fi.24 ill roal money to publish a luldgy of the Kaiser? Did you contemplate that I would entf birthday greetings through the News" to the "Crown Prince" and'! jay therefor at the rate of per j quare inch? Did you entertain the slightest sus- ilclon that while the tides flow over he hulk of the Luaitanla and the ones of American flesh and blood ire hitenlng on the ocean bod uhaveng- d, unatoned and not even .listvowed, hat I would fail to call Attention to V the fnct Hhat those of your citlieni WINNIPEG TAX RATE Winnipeg, June tho cur- rent yetr Winnipeg Ux rate has been fixed at 16 npilfe. The city expendi- ture will bt to five million dollan. Is Your Boy Climbing? How we like to see the children "getting lo the physically, way. Bui sometimes there are obstacles in their way that make progress tlitliciill. Tea and cofVee drinking are among these obstacles. It is well known that children should never be permitted lo use tea or stunt growth and hinder mental development. The child's natural desire for a hot table drink can be fully satisfied with the wholesome pure POSTUM 'This famous health beverage, made of prime wheat ami a bit of wholesome molas- and skilfully blended to bring out its distinctive a warm, invigorating cup so delicious that it may well be the table drink for the family. "There's a Reason" Canadian Postum Cereal Co., Ltd., Windsor, Ont. s ;