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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 30, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PA-OB FOUR THE LETHBR1DGE DAILY HERALD ttbe _ Hlderta DAILY AND WEEK LV Subscription Bftlly-r. delivered, per week Dally; delivered, per year .Daily, hy mall, per year 13.00 r TELEPHONES 1252 1324 Buchanan John Torrance Managing' Director Business Manager Dates'of expiry ap- nearyjatly on addrMi label. Accept- ance of :papars after-wfvimtion date 13 our'authority' to continue.-tSe: sub- Vour King and Country you right nowl ROUND THE CIRCLE .OF THI WAR The terrific boi ibardment which has commenced on the British front is be- ing continued w-itli increased violence. The whole of the German lines'-are slowly crumbling under the terrible pounding from the British big shells, i and not only the trenches but the billots' and the entire works behind the lines are suffering. That this will be followed by a general infantry at- iack is eipected. Meanwhile the Russian drive con- tinual. A -victory is recorded against the Teutons between the Dnoister and the Prutti livers, where numbers of prisoners have been taken. The Ger- are fighting every inch of the way on this froat and the two great armies are locked in terrfHc combat. On the French front further German usanlu have been repulsed. The expectation that Rumania is 'sreparfng- to join the allies Is again and more conndently expressed.- Bul- goria is massing troops along that 'frontier in_fear of some move on Ru- I mania's'part THK DAWN OF THE DRV IRA The wet tonight. Of count we do not mean .the rainy weather, because we hare no .vision' of a conclusion to the dowipours from above. The selling of wet 'goods of an Intox'lorftig 'nature from bthin counters of mahottmy, we do know ceases in Alberta at ten Jw 30, 1S1C. The people of. Alberta 'ret dcrcd this decision about a year ago and tho people rule. There will b those who will criticise, and protest and say nasty things about their fel lows who differ with them, bat i they are British' they must concede that the majority rules and -the :ma Jorlty declared against booze. -and so there will be no booze selling in. Al herta after today. Oh yes, there, may- be, too, but it will be Illegal, 'and It may mean n term of rest iu. a jail. or a penitentiary. Booze selling, except for certain medical and scientific pur- poses, Is a crime from tomorrow on. The Alberta authorities, who have in their hands the enforcement of the law, will treat it as a crime. En- forcement will bo strict. Tho officials who will direct the enforcement .the law, are not blind or am eiCKEDUPIN SS1NGCHD .FOtR THE BUSY MAN N. W. Kowell, Liberal er. In pniario. is leaving shortly for 'England." Tie' 25Ui anniversary ot Bishop Pascal's consecration as Bishop, was celebrated af. Prince- Albert. Conetable John A. Galvin, of Laka- field.. Out., suicided. Ho was worried over western laud investments. H. A. Sherwin, one of the largest alnt manufacturers iu the world, died' ii Cleveland.'' G. -H. Matheson. of New W'estmins- er, B. C., becomes manager of the Dominion Bank at Moose Jaw. C. H. Weir, principal of the Elm St. chool, Medicine Hat. has resigned nd will join the aviation corps. OF LOOKING AT GHAKLEH E. HTJGIIES. KEPl'IJ- LICAN CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT. JHE LOCATION OF THE CAMP Sarcee camp is a. mad puddle and it always will be in eren -a normally rainy period.' It is not a proper plaaa for a military camp. Surely an area of sandy land could hare been found Sandy land is for the Alberta' a rain absorber. The land at .can't absorb rain; tie job ii one for the sun and -wind, and it keeps them busy. Probably, we won't say cer- tainly, tie location of the Alberta trammg camp made for the very same "reason ai tie interior storan elevator. their ?ense sme11 !s eood. They sympathize i 'with. the Act and -will en force it to the letter. ''-Laws are; made to-bfc-brofcen. is an old time view.. The prohibition law will he broken, but pity. the man who breaks It, if one of tie officials, gets on his .trail. It is well that the law is to be strictly enforced. 'In that way only can In- telligent judgment be rendered upon th'e-ict. If it is .carelessly adminis- tered it sure to.-' be repealed; if It Is strictly and impartially enforced, and brings about the results predicted by its advocates, it will likely remain permanently on our statute books. Even the bitterest opponents of pro- hibition should' give the law a fair trial. Don't decide too hurriedly as to whether it is detrimental to busi- ness and Give it a chance. "'Its operation may win the support of some of its worst critics. That has proven to be tie case in -where the stren- uously opposed the law, is now one of its staunchest advocates. Of course, there are Individuals who are too mean and cranky and narrow to start _ Cawthra Mulpck, vice-president, aiu uordbn Perry, a director of the Maple Leaf Milling company, tendered the! 'resignations.'...... The Vancouver ..board' of license commissioners rescinded the mo THROUGH THE .STRETCH OF YEAB8 Tomorrow Canada begins Its fUttetk year as a confederation of prortncw. Little did of ConMera- tfon dream of the Canada that t derelop in fifty years. The Tery _ gestlon to them that tie new Domltt- 4 ion. -would some day sand thru nun- dred thousand men across the leas to do battle alongside brothere awn a world-wide empire, would ban been ridiculed. Undoubtedly they had dreams of a great and glorious future ,for the naw Confederation, but ft wai as a nation bully engaged wonderful neovrcef, a eonctry Ing great aatarial advancement. Of they dreamed at that .time ot a war womld engage the world, of a war that would threaten tie Terr principles titttitions Canada started out tq pro- for Its people. Had they lired they would bare dene as tie of 1M4 did, they would ''Jure offered Canada's resources to the Mother Country, to the Allies, and to cause of freedom and oemoc- "racr. Canada Is now a nation. A few years t: ajo we were a country of money i makers and speculators and boomsters We thought of Tery little except dol- Mars and cents. We had almost for- gotten liberties we pos- sessed. had failed to fully ralue n our form of self government. We wrapped Bp in material affairs. I Then the war came and woke us up. We were called upon to make sacri- fices, not only' of money but of loved There and then, we found our and today we are batter citizens and better Canadians for that very reason. We are not thinking so much ot self, we baTe onr thoughts occu- out prepared to give the new law a fair and smiare test. They are against it now and will be until the earth en- gulfs them in the grave. That ele- ment, like the narrow, short sighted temperance crank, doesn't count for much in influence, and they can be left to moan and whine. ?e would say in ebnclu: law should he strictly enforced. Th'i is the. government's duty, and if falls in 'that duty It will Buffer. The all of us should respect the new law and lire H an honest trial. If it falls then it will have to go by the boards tlbn whereby all'Asiatics, were barred from .employment jit ail 'licensed lire misas and Pte. Howard Stevens, son of H. J. Stevens, Medicine of AJdersdu aiid'grJoidsoh of N. H. Stev- ens; is reported miss- ng. Capt. W. retiring -inem- will contest Cowlchan. -B. C., as an- Independent Conservative. He dis- agrees with Preniler Bowser's refer- ndum on prohibition. That when the time, tor the con- ummation of -church union comes there will be no split in the Presby- terian church is the-opinion, of Rev. Dr. D. L.'McCrae, of Hamilton Koad Presbyterian Church, Ont. The-government has "decided upon a plan under returned sol- diers requiring hospital or other treat- ment on their return to Canada will be met immediately upon their de- barkation at .a 'Canadian port and looked after. Lance-Corp. Peter Roy McGregor, These of Justice Hughes' latest FRIDAY, JUNE 30. 1916 Whydoyou feel WHEN ABBEY'S EFFERVESCENT Mti WILL MAKE YOU bO WEU 1 f Ihose ol I bilious sick sixlls of indipebtion you ntnll lien onct ou'si u t on i morning ghss of A.bbej 3 i Vot era tju irtcvpfa Leiilurr '3 Effervescent bnlt h is been .1 Iionscholtl is daily itstrt thoiis-'ntls of and women nljo Uew theuiaLlvcb in it in i tunibkr of inn witter nn modntwlv on anting and yen nijleujoy perfect NERVOUS? TnUq Abbess Vita feed the nerves. 6pc a box vescentt For sour stomach, is biliouchasa FOR WHERE RECRUITING IS FALLING DOWN formerly of Nelson, has been killed in action. He occupied the position of chief clerk in the divisional freight office of the 'Canadian -pacific rail- way at Nelson- some four -years ago. Leaving only the address of his mother in South Vancouver, Pte. Geo. E. Allen of the ISlst battalion "West- ern Irish. 32 years old, put a bullet Ottawa, June the shrtny est critics complain of IB not. the slack ness of the Government-.in recruUin; but the wasteful and inefficient meth ods it euiploj's. Conunon seiiEQ an an eye to economy are the two thing most needed at headquarters jqs The posthumous Fitchene ributes to Major General Sir Sain iughes are a pale substitute >for raa deas on the part of Uie Minister o Militia. The General ppiuibu -Is tliu if Sir Sam did less prancing aud inoro hard work things might get along pot By H. F. G. T-H E ter. It goes without saying thiit no Can adian Government could favor com pulsory service of Canadians m a war three thousand miles dtataur. Our as sistance to the Mother Country in great world war'is a true gift of'.pie spirit and how eager that, spirit is may be seen bj the measqre of our help already. To coerce that spirit by Too noch rain" is frequent !y Tolced' complaint When you fee that way think of 1914. The tap will be timed off tonight, aot it tie but in the bar through his heart in the basement of islon that the ,he barracks at 'Bbnuington Palls, near kelson B C The extent to-which, recruiting has been carried on.in Guelpu will be re- flected m the population returns, when they are all counted-up, accord- ing to AssessorjHastlnts.-He has com- pleted St. Patrick's -and 'St.' Qeorge's the .former-be found a When yon start out tonight for the remamber there will be.no John Collins in the morning. Alberta allowed a year for pre- paredness. Surely all are ready for the boozelees bar by thia "time. it will be dry tomorrow and it a also be wet, but not. duite in the way we haTe been accustomed to. Tie- Winnipeg-jury'- Kelly is guilty. It didn't need a Tery high of intelligence to decide that. piisd-with greater and nobler things. Take! all the years from 1887 to Ult and none speak better of Canada and Canadians as the year 4 to itart tomorrow, July 1, 1916. We Porae lit of July celebrations will suffer from the wet, while other cele- irattona, ..mostly Individual, -will suf- fer from- drouth. Sir Jtoger Casement Is to die for his sins against the sstiGr. treat ed him, so well. The close of hi career is most a man who rebellion against his flag am his kins must suffer the penalty. Thos. Kelly, the contractor, plead Us own case before the Winnipeg iury. He still believes in making noney even it he has to cheat a awyer out ot a tee. cornpnisory service would, be to wrench if not to sever the strongest tie that hinds the British Empire to- gether. It is a safe prophecy that jiere ivill never bo conscription in Canada except in defence of our oiyn shores and then the chances are that t wili not he needed to put too 8ne a point on it, the. Militia- Act "cov- ers thg ground already ana no fur ther legislation would be needed. Meanwhile, there is no valid'feason why the Government should not in- augurate a system T of registration .which would serve t'ie purpose of pro- viding protect list of eligible recruits rand ,needed..at shrinkage ,bout.200. of 200 and in the latter John ..a prominent law- yer of Han., received a cable- gram from the Bntish war office stat- ing that his sop, Lieut Elaine Haver- som, of the BritishTtA.M.C., had died of wounds Lleuf "Haveraom previous :o 'enlisting, was a houEevsurgeon In the Winnipeg General hospital He recently graduated from the Winnipeg Medical college Another measure designed to as- sist m steadvmg- the American ex- change rate is to be Incorporated In he financial bill according to the Condon newspapers It will enable British municipalities, such as Lon- :on, Liverpool, Manchester and Bir- mingham to raise money by the issue f securities jn the United States 'he bill will provide that such secur ties may be issued free of all Brit- sh taxation, is a- new depar- ure. home from the indisciriuinate tunities of the urgers What the t crulters need- above eyerything els. is a definite statement of those wh can be approached without detnmen to the industrial, welfare of the coun try. If the ilve hundred thousan mark set by the Borden Governraen is to be anything more than stag thunder for the Germans to 'hear, i must be arrived at in a reasonabl way.' Tfie out o1 works, tho idlers the young men with no Tesponsibilif ie the woods are full of are the ones to be reached The pres- ent methods reach too few of thi sort and too-many others whose rea duty and- h'igheat }s a home. bigger, better, and broader Ca- naiflans today'than ever before. Ca- nada will grow, but In Its future de- Telopment we will not confine on thoughts wholly to and ilon. We haTe learned to em- the world In our purpose that small natloni shall be protected, that the rights of the shall be safe- guarded, and that democracy shall supplant autocracy. God blesi Cana- i la and it, purpose. Lethbridge school principals realize the importance of the call for service. All praise to them. It Is to be hoped their eiamnle will Inspire others who are holding back and can be more eaalty spared. mayor and commission- era. want to ritl themselves of a little surplus temper, If such should ever possess them, they can go out to the miinltlpal park in a municipal owned might, a little wtite bill on a ciwl lolt links They will itreet car and swat with all their muni return lorae rid of the temper and prouder than ever of tho municipality, It is said the paper shirts made m apan are now, being served out tq ussian soldiers fo> use m the celd nd wet weather number of' these aper shirts wers used by the Rus: ana last winter and theycprmed to e much wanner and- cheaper than rdinary shirts The paper is, made rom the balk of the paper mulberry ree. Shirts of thig. kind beetf sed by Japanese arm> and peo-' e for many years their only draw- ick being that they caqnot b- wash- Insect broth, beetles lar- vae laghnesterni. on .toast and white grub salad are' possibilities" 0[ the menus of the future Dr. ,L n How- ard, chief of th'e bureau of entomol- ogy of the department of agriculture, says there is no reason why people should not eat bugV. Dr. Howard con- ilany invidious comparisons have been made "as to what this province or'that province is doing m the way of recruiting. It has been said, for example, that the West is more loyal tnan. the East because proportionately it has furnished more men for the war. .This is only a half truth which disappears when we consider that the West is largely made up from young men of .the East wlrom, the hazard-of new fortunes took to that part of (he country. As a matter.'of fact all the provinces are doing their dutj The fault lies in the system of recruit- ing, which evernorks some Canada and underworks others Faulty System For example, one great recruiting city in phtario'is at present the cen tre' regiments in process of. :If-two "regiments instead recruited at a time the results "wpuid-'work out much better up expense of organization for the other seven would be cut out until.their turn came. As matteys. stand "now the best has been to kill .'time and keep Canadian regiments from the front as .long as possible. Under this plan some regl nents have been recruiting ever since tivo regiments more-quickly but the maintaining -a skeletop the Eton boy who is good enough to supplant a husky young Canadian lieu- tenant who knows his book. The Ifeit time .Major General Sir Sam Hughes goes to England he should discuss this matter with the Wiir Office. It is far more important tp Canada than his views on tho Ypres salient or his high opinion of Colonel John Wesley Allison. Double Pay to Colonels Another leak that i an he stopped is" tliei matter of double pay to M P col- are supposed to be raising regime-its but who are reallj raislnf le wind The difficulty canjbe solvet 'erj A-maniis an M P, or a colonel, according, io the dut> ou' whfch he is actneh eDgageu If his duty calls him to the House of Com- him lii's sessionaMndemnitj a'Member ot Parliament if his iut> leeps him at the head of his egim-ent pa> him ag a colonePof tho Caqadjaii ExpeditionarytForce Sep. ration allowances mig'ht also tie' liqked into. Many poor but proud eople refuse to bleed their country y. Baking the separation allowances to vhich they are fully entitled. But alf he. people in Canada are not poor nd proud. Quite a few of. them are ich.and greedy and believe in tak- ng.'all that's coming to them. In one aae that, I have in it is; Qly one of mother of a anadian officer, who is in receipt of is1.full civil salary of a year while he is on duty at Shornecliffe, raws his full separation allowance ni] applies it to the rent of an ei- '_ apartment, which.jshe. keeps ockedTup she is in England to e near her son The Militia Depart inept could save this country a lot of money by paying separation allow, aric'es only, where separation allow ances are needed t'o keep wnnt from the' door. People who regard the separation allowance as extra pocket .money' handed out by i sciiurias coiptry should be given to understand that they are nothing more than spon- gers. Another costly abuse Winston Churchill drew attention to this'; .increasing- horde, of non-combat- ants, some two hundred and thousand of them employed m ing .officers when they might be better engaged in, fighting. Tile batman is an -English institution. He IB a relic of, the old days when the British army was officered entirely by aristo- crats.who were accustomed man: servant in .times of peace. As the British army is constituted today, an army of citizens, most of whose offi- cers- have been accustomed to buttou :helr own and -lace their own shoes, the batman is an anachron sm and a snobbish- one at that. And f'h'8 is out of-place: in-the British army he. is much- more so in our army whose object ought to' 'e to prove themselves good soldiery nc] stout democrats all through the Jece. Nothing- can be more ludic- ous tliffn some young sprig-of'a lieuj enant with a fourteen collar and an' Adam's apple that works up and down an elevator, stalking along 'the tfeet with-a. burly batman ton a'ces to the rear. What right has who never had any morp aleting before than a Greek woulc ive his shoes for five ight has he to keep a strong man of the lighting just to comb his air for him? A colonel may have qme use for a a ojpnel -has many even pjpnel would be better without one. ccause pulling on one s own boots IB best extension exercise in the STANDARD BANK OF CANADA .HEAD OFFICE TORONTO EVERY jood Bunk bus RESERVE FUND us is pro. and the lueiitiMe rainy day. This Fund has been accumulated from Surplui and is source of strength and stability tveryont should have a RESERVE FUND. Without it no one is in .afe financial coc'ditton. LETHBRIDGE BRANCH ..G 13tjt Street N. Q A Comprehensive Banking Service] The tni.a Bank ofCaufe not only gives its customers every form of service which 3 Bank can also otfers the decided advantages which corpe from a network of Branches, 315 In number, covering [almost'every part of Canada. ;if OF CANADA May we serve you LETHBHIDGE BRANCH GRASSY LAKE BRANCH, G H TINNING, Manajti SANDS, Actiha: Maniger. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE3 HAS INSTALLED SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES. LODGE YOUR Title Deeds, Mortgages, Insurance Policies or other valuables in one ot these boxes FOB FURTHER INFORMATION APPLY.tO Lethbridge Branch R. T. Brymner, Mgr fided the news to the Washington Biological society Cosmos club. Several scientists said insect' broth was very appetizini. The sub- ject came as a. result of inquiries in regard to what hungry.humans' were going to do If the food supply win tinned to decrease. .he ivar started, others have sot asrworld for improving the and tak far. as Be.rnpvda one reflectshaf the paunch The batman COUARSP-NOTE THE NEW PRICE ISc. EACH IhrMcn. tferWen. Uforll.H that nothing chafes, aa eager aold.ier' like inaction, one can easil} see w.hal a depressing effect these "sfapid do lays must have on recruiting. Another discouraepment is the in which trained regiments from Can ada are broken up after they reach England. At St .Tuiien, i'estijbert, Langemarck, at the bloody salient qt Ypres the Canadians have name for tbemsehes by the sauie token: they have earned the right (o keep that name for their own glory and inscribe it on their own banners Regiments recruited in Canada' should come'assurance that they will kept together -when they reach the firing line and .that chums who en- listed together uiil not be drafted to different parts of the fjeid The Cin adlans have shown their mettle. Th'ey need no "steadying" from the rirjt-. Ish battalions. They ate as good sol (liers' as any In the Whst's nfore. their officers, latPiy least, have been well tralhed, fis well -trainHl at all everts us ths nfflo ors Knglaml Is now iirovldlng for citizen army, and should bo allowed to retain their commands after reach- ing tho front. liave yetl-tp ito draws a fighter's pay., and he ought to--be allowed, to ,do a fighter's-work. When this war is over we want our Canadian officers to be good Cana- dians imitations ot the British peerage. Cut out the -batman, H. F. .GADSBY-. MODIFY THE ORDER REGARDING KILTS Ottawa, June order with, reg'ard to the Canadian soldiers Ing kilts as announced by the militia department a few days has been somewhat modified The clia.ige 'e thn'i, wlrlle the department will "not put the country to the extra expense of providing kilts'instead'of'trousers for: the Highland battalions, if the, or private people are lip the 'difference in cost; then battalions may have kilts. ever, In no case will the department jrqvldc kjlts at the country's expehiR n'..the. future. They cost consider- ably more than the liouau.i While a- 'W units may the difference cost to keep the kilts, II Is expected In the majority of Hlgh'and bat- pilous the historic dress will be sup- An Experienced Executor The of a Will calls for wide experience In financial and commercial matters This Trust Company offers you the ex pertenced services ot a body of successful business men They have every qualification for the perfect administration of your Will j Write for our booklet on 'Wills.5 The Trusts Guarantee Company, limited CAL6ARV ALSEHTA Public Administrator and Official Aitignce" T for the Judicial DiMiicta of CETHBRID6E MACLEOD CALGARY WETA8KIWIN Lethbridge office, Sank of CoTunoice w, McNicol, Imp