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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 25, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE DAILY FRIDAY, JUNE 25. 1915 ietbbttbge HlbetU DAILY AND WIIIUV. BATIS! production materials the Oermanle munitions will be lonodlly used up, ami collapse- will The factories o( Austria, and. parts of Belgium cannot, produce ns many instruments of de- struction In I. given tlroo as those of the other..manufacturing nations of the world. In the last analysis the struggle Is ot: mechanical oquip- ment. The great war will won In the machine shops ot the Tyne, the Pennsylvania. TELEPHONES: Offlee Editorial ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR A genera) success RuiElan forces in all directions. Is claimed by the Austro-German headquarters. The Hiasians are retreating not only from but also farther north in the direction of Warsaw. This gen- eral retreat looks on the face of it to serious for the Russians, but no doubt when the time comes, which Trill ,be after the great quantities of munitions ordered by the Russians reaches the forces In the field, the offensive will be resumed with the MDSptaious suocess that has marked similar movements in the past, The Russians are also reported hiving suffered a reverse from the Turks in the Caucasian campaign. "The'Austrians claim to have oheok- the Italian invasion to a certain Mtent The records produced and sworr to in Minneapolis by Wm. Sail, clerk in Architect Norwood's otiice. Wlnnl- showed that ContiMtor Kelly had been paid for yards of concrete in caissons. Ttw actual yardago was or yards less amount paid for. Kitty, therefore, received more on ihls contract than he was entitled to. 11 will he out the Edmon- Bulletln. that Dr. Simpson, "official flier" for the Rot'lin govern- ment, bad informed the architect thiU was to have SlOO.Oon out of. the caisson .contract. Kelly, who- plays the. game without a Jimit. evidently thought if he was reQuiren to teal for the party lie was entitled to steal for himself. OUR' POINT OF VIEW Keep spuddins the weeds. Catch the early fly -oith a good, heavy swat. HOT does this i-eather suit you, Mr. Farmer, 'or real growing weather? Tfce weather ii jitttag warmer tout It is not to he compared with the political temperature in Manitoba. oil are M he in- Testlgated. Wonder if it Trill result getting our money back? It's a case iargely of "You're a liar" in Manitoba. Nevertheless the public is bound to believe a lot of evidence that is denied. The C. -N. R. is miied op in the Manitoba eiposures. This outfit is a curse to governments, and the sooner it is put in its plsxw, the better for the people. "Dr. Simpson he can't: come back. What he ,rsally meams is :that he is afraid: to come back, knowing that his .Tidence, if honestly given, Wild incriminate his political binds. Hogers and Boblii. 'The Towntfl Billy News says it is in favor ot abolition the "pat- ronage system in offices sad con- As it claims to te an innuen- tial Conservative paper it ought to its efforts to convert the Do- minion and the Ontario which It so consistently supportc. to its view, not talk. The Winnipeg Free Press speaks out very plainly on the Fullertou charges. It says: The discerning public will not fail notice the inherent absurdity of he "indictment" preferred against he members of the Norris govern- ment They are charged with hav- months ago, before there was ny talk irregularities in the -bulld- og' of Parliament House, accepted from the Roblin government 8 a bribe to withdraw their election rttitions against certain Conserva ive members. That' is to say, they ook money in preference to, omce, race the effect of withdrawing these etltlons would be to ensure the con- Inuance of the Hotrtin government in ooirer for the balance of the term ot Legislature. Nevertheless, once he Legislature opened, the Liberals legan an assault upon the govern- ment which speedily destroyed it. Dqes anyone believe that if the memhers ot the Legislature -ere renal they would have made the fight they did in the Public Ac- ounts Committee and in the Legis- ature in'the interests of the people? f. it was money that they wanted hey would have taken their share of the and the robbery of the pub itv would have gone on unchecked and undetected. The puolic.are not ikely to forget that this in'vestiga ion, which has already had such re markable results, was, made possible the perafstence, the ability and the moral courage of the very men whom 'Mr. Fulierton is now trying: to ropre sent as .venal tricksters." 'Further, as making a bargain for office, b .ich the puiilic interests were to be betrayed, what WES the- incentive' ?he Commission was underway and the opposition had under their hand he evidence that was ibound to stroy the government within a month; for the statement that the Lib- erals dictated Sir Boblln's letter of resignation, it is too ludicrous to merit evenf a moment's consideration. COATS TO Action it swhat is waited, Lethbridge had better settle de- finitely on what it wants-from the Provincial government and then go after It seriously, sjst.raetieally' and itiwuously. We have asked for a land offlce, a demonstration farm and a Normal school. We can- not eipect to get all of these. Which do we desire most? Decide thit first and then start the canmaign. Manitoba Conservatives now want Sir Mugh John Macdonsid- an leader. They once htd him-as leader, in-fact it was under his leadership that Greenway was. defeated. He was jockeyed mt fty Kohlm, and now the see their mistake and want the "oU man's son" again: Hugh John :-Macdonald is honest and a gen- tleman, and Manitoba Tories need change to a man of this type. LetUbridge loses a good public ser- vant'by the retirement of W. A. Ham- ilton from the position of'saperintend of city schools. It is sixteen years since he undertook the principalship of the-only public .school 'then, in Lethjpridge-, and he leaves the service today with the proud record that that every public school now possess- ed by the city fwaa constructed under his administration. Lethbrldge's edu- cational facilities have .been wonder folly transformed in sixteen years anc Mr. Hamilton is to be credited with Bach of the enterprise displayed. He always aimed to keep the facilities right up to the needs of the city. The Toronto does not think Cerminlc powers csn keep up the pnrnt pace. They are already, call tag upon their last reserves ot men WcurM ot Britain and MlDffl CANADA Serve plenty- wholesome. Honored or Repudiated hollow pretence. Mr.' laim is put forward SUCCEED ARCHIBALD BLUE Ottawa, .Ont., June H. Coats, statistician of the Labor department, has been appointed Dominion ataE- Btkiaa-and comptroller of census, to succeed the late Archibald Blue. By lim all statistics from the various departments, will be collected and published, and the work (Toronto "I. still hold the patronage o! the county." In these words W. F. Gar- land, 31. P., flatly contradicts and questions the honesty of Sir Robert Borden. Premier Borden won the com- mendation o! both parties when he censured Mr. Garland on the floor of the House on account ot the surgical supply scandal. It will be remember- ed that Mr. Garland's clerk obtained an extravagantly large profit in con- nection with the sale of medical and surgical supplies for the first contin- gent Now Mr. Garland says, in effect that the censure oi the Prime Minis- ter was a piece ot deception or stage play, and that he still holds the pat- ronage c! the county. If he does it is with the knowledge and consent oi Tie Premier, and the repadiation was Garland's for the nomination by his party, con- vention. He goes on to show that he has secured thirty rural mail routes in the hundred and twenty-three miles. The amount paid Carleton county contractors in this Emphasized by Mr. Garland, was and the amount paid tor boxes mak- ing a total oi This may help to explain why rural which substitutes one movable 'for many stationary post offices, ha's increased cost in Canada while lessening it elsewhere. Mr. Garland's appeal declares, ac- cording to a summary in The Ottawa Citizen, that the first year's payroll to the county from the Government- was It includes the mail contracts amounting- to fifty-seven permanent appointments, and one hundred and ten temporary appointments, estimated at per annum, making second year's government .payroll brought to the county The amount paid for mail contracts was the samBj but in addition to the permanent "appointments this, Mr. Garland claims credit I the appointment ot immigration offic- ers irom the county, the estahlish- mcnt of a dairy centre, two wharves costing and dredging to the value ot it is not stated whether the beneficence brought to the. county includes the money ob- PBJNCE A CAPTAIN IjQndoh, Prince of Wales ,WM yesterday promoted to a captllncy in the Grenadier Guards in loaor of his 21st birthday anniver- sary. He has hitherto held the rank of lieutenant.. fiftyseven permanent apponmens made in the first year, there were holds the patronage P IASSING ICKED UP IN rot 'TH'I MAN Chas. Kobsoii has resigned as retary ot the Regina V.M.C.A. :Woodstock, Ont., hat a very serious epidemic ot measles., toy tactbry to employ some tor- ty hands, is being opened at Oahawu. Out., council has the town clerk's salary by HOO. Ho will now receive SHOO. McDonald, proprietor ol the Queen's Hotel, Kincardine, .died very suddenly. Ninety-three men ran away trom the 55th Regiment camp at Sussex, N B., and many got clean away. The cltv of St. .tohn has a dispute with the'street railway, and at times the car service is crippled by it. John A. Gore, of Banner, Miss has-been appointed U. S. consul at John" Steels, manager ot the Mount Forest was killed when Ills auto overturned. The Sclf-Donial Day at, St. John, conducted by the I.O.n.K for the Relet Fund, raised 'A' R. Coffin, oi the Truto News, rave a Maxim quick-firmR gun to the overseas forces, for the war. Kev I' O. Weeks, one of the best known Baptist ministers tap" Ilre'ton, died suddenly at Antigonisn. Samuel Bradshaw ot Cravath Cor- ners, north of Brooks, was gored to death by a vicious bull. Medicine Hat board -of trade is Short ol funds and is asking the city council tor assistance. "farm machinery hill for the pro- tection ot farmers has 'been introduc- ed in Saskatchewan. W M Botsford, London, bng., manager of the Royal Bank, has re- Boys, M.P., has been renotn- inat'ed" 'by "South Simcoo Conserva- McDonald wiii be th Liberal Ueo. jwcuuuiiiu candidate in Turtle Mountain tor the s. u. aiaL.... likely succeed Mayor Taylor, ol Portage La Prairie, who is retiring to go to the front. Sudbury and Copper Cliff are to he connected with an electric rail- way and a company has been mcor Trumbui! Warren, ot Tor onto who was killed in action OT April 20, left an estate valued al H. E. Thomas, chap lain ot the 55th Battalion, and Rev tained and overcharges made by Mr. Garland's clerk for military surgical supplies. Carleton county is near the poli- tical centre ot distribution. One ot Ottawa's representatives, Mr. Fripp, according to The Journal, said' he and his colleague received ap- plications tor job's in tour years. This number is more than halt the adult male population of. the city. The same authority cites a Maritime Province member with a constituency having but slightly over onc-iourth the population ot Ot- tawa. But, making due allowance for all comparisons, Mr. Garland must be, on his own showing, a wonderful scatterer oi local favors. The con- test tor the nomination has a deep significance tor the. whole Ilorainion on account oi the .political degeneracy to which the candidate appeals-. Is it for such achievements and for the promise of their continuance that he will be selected, or will the people aP- juss ji. VR F pealed to make choice on the ground iw'0 years a member 01 the Stan 01 oi. patriotic fidelity, and sound poll- tical principles Iain oi me , E A. Creed, -the. latter, is private; will go to the war from St. John d'St''iCandIeMrsd'w of St. John while on" a honeymoon auto trip, ran moose -.near Upper Gagetowh and the car party was unhurt. A -hoy named -Col- lins walked from Sheffield cricton to enlist1 as -a cried on being, refused .admission to the army. A: Hiceinson, lor two years a mem the Renfrew Collegiate .Institute, ha; The poinicd declaration cannot oera{ e enew heon appointed principal qf the-schpo by Premier Borden. He 'own reputation by repu- Garland. Now Mr. Oar- esbury, The pi gnored cleared his diating Mr. land declares he is hot repudiated, that he- still has the confidence oi the Premier, and that 'the Premier still entrusts him with this distribution ot patronage. Was the' repudiation hon- as all believed and want still to believe, or was it a piece ol theatri- cal deception, as Mr. Garland as- lllc ......UT- sumes The Premier is said'to have ton in which Mrs. Meier repudiated Mr. Garland once more yesterday during a. conference with Carleton Conservatives. Did he teli them that Mr. Garland no longer li T Lieut.-Col. McKinory has been ap- pointed to. the command of the. new battalion to be; raised at jmce, in Edmonton, and which will.-he. known as Edward ,aged.. ,ol Strathroy, was almost instantly kill; cd on the' farm of W. P. Morgan, Ade laiile township, from 'Wing thrown from a manures spreader. The Meier, murder'Edmon _n J1 fifty-nine permanent, appointments) made in the first year, there were LOSSES ty-nine permanent appointments made; MILLION-AND-HALF the second year, adding that- Amsterdam, June cas j came to Carleton county. As a re- ualtles in the war are estimated at suit of many of the. temporary ap-iMOS.iSO in an pfficial statement is pointments being made permanent i sued at Berlin. The same department JHllnLJIICllLa UUUIJL, iuoul. there are shown seventy-nine tempor- ary; appointments in the second year, totalling In addition .to all adds that was done on German' sbi-i by the RHBSltn in vaslbn of East Prussia. SATURDAY SPECIAL ANY MEN'S OXFORD IN THE STORE Reg. price up to pr. We have these in all leathers, good style and fit. W. J. NELSON Co. Foot Toggery Sherlock Block tOD 111 >VU4tlI iuia. eldest sons were' charged w-ith the murder of her husband, ended in an acquittal. The girls ot Netherwood school Rothesay, N.B., took bread and wa tcr for "their dinner on Selt-Dema Day and contributed to the Bel gian Fund Canadians, sons ot King i will tour the scenes ot hoi mod 'days by motor to encourage re- cruiting in Sew Brunswick. It has been suggested that member of the British House ol- Common should forego "their 'salaries during the war R A Reid, 5-1 >ears of age, vh ivcd near Enterprise, Ont., is dead and his wife is seriously ill as th lesult of poisoning The doctor claim that R-eid and his wife had tak en salts which had been kept in a car that formerly contained strychnine Word has been received in Calgar that James who wel known and popular in' Calgary engi nccring has died at the Roj al. Navy hospital at Chatham, .Bng [and. He was well'known along'th Crow's Nrst Pass. Rev. Professor' James pro tessot ot New Testament languages literature and theology in the Free Church College, Glasgow, wa recently elected' to the principalshi of the college in succession to'Prin cipal Lindsay Further information on the fai Clifford Sifton remount contract wit the French government indicates tha it'was one of the most profitabl deals ever negotiated b! a Canadia firm Estimates o! the profits of th Sifton firm .range from t James and Ivtn O'Neill, brothers convicted o! stealing a colt, the prop erty of William Giilis, ot were sentenced to long jail term1; I'dlgan bv Justice McCarthy Jamc got 18 months in the Lethbridgf ja and Ivan two vears in the Ednionlo penitentiary In the Saskatchewan Liquor Ac it is provided that a brewer, distil cr, etc, i..a> in Saskatcl ewan liquors for sale at, the publ uquor store, or f6r sale tw bounds of province Christian J; Vorster, of the eight battalion, reported killed by acciden at the Eiont, was a Boer who tough with the Boers against the British i South Africa. 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SHOULD HAVE RUN Sir John French's Comment on Stand Mlde by Canadians 'London Juno storv is told by the Purls corresnondent of the Dally Express about the visit to the tienches of Ben Tillett, the weii known labor leader and secretary of the docknorkers, who lids a little personal grievance against the Oer mans, he hiving been Imprisoned and ejected from Hamburg whither he -went a tew years ago to help the workers In a strike Trtlett says that he found Cunadians cheoiful after the battle of Mill and they de scribed their experiences jn humor- ous fashion When Tillett repeated these storlfi to Field Marshal French, using the men's own words as far as he could, Sir John laughed until the lean came, and then he admitted that the Canadians really should have run at malting a stand. i CANADIAN 1 Special Fares to EXHIBITION Wood going .Time July 6. Return limit July Dominion Day Excur- sions Going Dates 1. Return. Limit July 6. Further information from -Ticket Ageh't.' R. DAWSON, DWrtil ;