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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 13, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta T Ft E 'L E T H BR id G E D A1LT . H ERA L D fl^ONDAY, MARCH 13,'1916 Mbijie "ibetalt) .^A N b WEEKLY ;V.,i ' SUbtcHptlon  Rates: Dally, delivered,, per week lO^ Daily, delivered, per year ......�5.00 tatty, by mail, per year ......I^OO Weekly, by mall, per year......Si.OO telephones Business Office............ Editorial Office ............ W. A. Buchanan John Torrance Managing Director Business Manager 1252 1224 Your King and Country Need You Right Now- round the circle of the war Violent fighting is still Agoing on about Verdun. The greater part of the German effort has been directed towards Uie Fort of Vaux, the posses-aion of which has been said to be in both French and German hands recently. The Germans with heavy Infantry assaults have taken the wood at Cordeaus. The^ Russians are keeping up a ateady attack upon the Turks on the 'Asiatic coast of the Black Sea^ anu �with considerable success. Their warT ships keep a continual bombardment of Turk positions. A Norwegian barque has been tor-ipedoed without warning. Seven Americans aboard were rescued. Increasing prospects of a naval agbt are apparent. if uniteo states and mexico Just a little later than two years ago now Xlnited States troops landed In Mexico, seizing the customs house at Vera Cruz as a retaliatory measure. President Huerta having offered an Insult to the Stars and Stripes for which President Wilson decided he should be punished. This was the beginning of Huerta's downfall, the U. S. president then deciding that Villa was better than Huerta. Today IT. S. troops have again invaded Mexico, hundreds of miles away-from Vera Cruz, and have orders to get Villa "dead or alive." Villa is no longer recognized as the provisional liresldent of the unlucky southern republic, Carranza having replaced him in that capacity in the eyes of the :United States. What does It all portend? Where Is President W^Uson's watchful waiting policy with regard to Mexico going to lead? - The United Stages is sitting on a powder magazine right now. Carranza is sitting quietly by, hoping, no doubt, that VUla will be taken out dead. But one false move might easily precipitate a situation which would force armed intervention on the part of the "D. S. in Mexico. TTie "gringo" Is Tiot in good standing in Mexico at the, present moment. Col. Slocum's litrte force is treading , precarious ground. It will be interesting to watch what will happen," And If armed! Intervention does result, we may safely sav that a large proportion- of Americans will welcome the'decision. �For thero is a mess in ilexico that two years of rebellion has not cleaned up, a mess in which Uncle Sam will find he will yet have to take a hand. Ing or financing. Me had to take Ignorant men and train them and build up an organization and a sys. toA. He had his strenuous times but on Uie whole, considering his inexperience, ho built a largo concern. All this training makes a man resourceful. He has to find the simplest, the easiest, the most effective way of doing things and getting things done. It is tlie story of nearly all successful men. On the other hand Gen, Alderson hasbeen all hls'Ufe part of a machine. Everything he' has done or has had to do Is carefull>- laid down in printed text books. He must follow them to the letter. When anything not provided In the text book happens, men educated in this way are usually at sea. Wien two men trained in exactly opposite schools are brought together, a conflict is certain, and this is evidently what happened between Colonel Currie and General Alderson. From the commanding officer of one of the Canadian regiments we learn that the trouble between the two officers began on Salisbury Plains. Colonel Currie was ordered to put his tents where they would be in a nice line but the men would be in the I water. Instead, he took upon himself the responsibility of placing them a tow yards out of line to avoid the swamp. When General Alderson's Staff officer remonstrated and Jtold up the regulations laid down for encami>-ments. Colonel Currie said: "Damn your drill book and red tape, this is not a show camp. 1 intend to place my men where they can maintain their health with 100 per cent, always on parade, fit to fight, instead of in the hospital with colds and pneumonia," In this episode we have an example of the great weakness of the British army, and the difference between army and navy administration" which resulted in navy efficiency and army un-preparedness. It is not the fault of our splendid officers and men. Our system is wrong. The politicians DISTRICT NEWS NCfflCREEK (From thoEcl^o) DROP THAT GUN! -(From N. Y. World.) F)ICKED UP IN ASSINGIZIZII FOR THb BUSY MAN During 1915, came to Canada. 4S,oGG .Immigrants punish any army officer who dares to raise his voice against red tape and incompetence in superior organization. Lord Beresford, perhaps because his love for gallery applause made him callous to the threats of the politicians in the Admiralty, exposed weaknesses. The nation backed him up. "Efficiency" became the watchword of the navy and the result is the organization which has done such magnificent work since the war began. Prom the information which has come through to us from England, both arms of the service are -still greatly handicapped by political interference. We shall not get satisfactory results until the lawyers and philosophers in the British cabinet and administration offices-the men responsible for our unprfeparednesa- are replaced by capable business men, soldiers and sailors. Would any sane investor buy shares in even a candy shop managed by the present British cabinet? It is not the nation-it is the leaders who are at fault. A feeling of dissatisfaction is steadily growing. In the,interests of Canada air Robert Borden should make strong representations ott this point. A change will have to come if we are to bring the war-of whicli we British are innocent victims-to the successful conclusion bur sacrifices deserve. Women are now offering to take the pla6es of men on Manitoba farms. J. B. Richards, general auditor of the London and Port Stanley railway, has been appointed manager and treasurer, succeeding F. C. Leversuch. Pte. R. C. Houst, a member of the 99th battalion, is at the Hotel Dieu, Windsor, as a result ;ot an overdose of morphine. The death took place at his home in Guelph of Robert C. Strachan, one of the oldest and best known residents of the Royal City. The Rev,. Edward Bradshaw Ryck- man, who had been in Toronto on a visit to his son, E. B. Ryckman, K. C, is dead. Word has been received at McMas-ter university of the death in Montreal of Corporal W. S. Rice, of the Fifth universities company, death being due to pleuro-pneumonia. C. H. Dancer, who has been deputy Your Ninety-First B i r t h d a y-how are you going to celebrate it? You can live to celebrate it by eating the right kind of foods. Give Nature a chance. Stop digging your grave with your teeth. Cut out heavy meats, starchy foods and soggy pastries and eat Shredded Wheat Biscuit. It supplies all the nutriment for \ybrk or play with the least ^tax upon the digestive organs. jNlrd. E. B. Montgomery mot with an ttntorfunato" Injury last Saturday while visiting at the homo of H. H. Balloy, of El^elmo.; In some manner Mrs. jtontgomery slipped and fell and sus-talued a brokeu leg. Sho Is getting along as well as can bo expected at the, hospital hero. The death of Annie Marjorlo Wilson second daughter of Mrs. Wilson and the late Alfred Wilson, took place last .week, The grim reaper visited the Wll^jn homo on Monday, March fith �and vclaimed her as' a' victim at the 5age St 16 years 10 months and IS days. Captain Farmer of the 192nd battalion now being rocrullod at Blair-more, has been very active recruiting in PIncher Creek and baa secured the following stalwarts from hero: W. A. Askey, G. L. Doro. M. Mongeon, Harry Harper J. P. Hazznrd, Nelson Bcau-tlor. J. A. Mitchell, A. L. Clemens, W. Allen, T. 3. Sparrow, Chas. Rlch-; ardsou. Harold Vroom Jonas Smith, Richard Smith, Wallace Gladstone, and Noah Morgan. Mr. Ilarrad, who has a farm near Brocket, came into town on Saturday with a sheaf of alfalfa which ho cut on February 29th. In spite of the fact that the field has had to bo loft to this late date, it Is all in excellent shape. RAYMOND (Prom the. Leader) Made in Canada. SOLDIERS TREATED S FORTUBERCULOSIS Paris, March 7. The Paris City Council, on motion ,of Henri Rous-selle, has voted a credit of 4.700,UU0 francs for erection in'the grounds of Paris hospitals of huts in which The- Lender takfes nuicli ploasuro in announcliiR'.'.tho ''slftnal* auccess in an oratorical lino of one of our ambitious young mon,;A8ei "Palmer, Bon of Mr. and Mrs. William I'nlmor. Asel Is In his Junior year at tho Agricultural college of Utah and against heavy com-potltion recently carried off an elegant trophy for oratory. Tho marriage was solemnized ro-cently In Salt Lako of Miss Emma Brandley^ ilaughter of Theo. Brandley of Stirling, and Mr. Ben Peterson, of Riiyhiond.. Both _ of � tho contracting parties are, prom'luent figures in tlie social life of the comnumlty and this protty event will bo an Interesting item to thoir friends hero. Walter Barratt has proven hImHOlf a hero, every inch of lilm. Without tho least ado, and unknown to hia trionds, climbed on tlio tnilii Thursday morning and arriving in Lcth-brirtgo walked to Ihij recruiting station and signed o� with tho Kiltios. Wal tor has been with tho O'Brion-Nalder Company about .�levcn years, but tho call of ills country was too strong. ^U: Wilcox, recently of tho Nonl butcher shop, has also donnod tho khaki with tho Kiltios. This makes twelve Raymond men in the Lelhbridgo Highland battalion. MR NEWS (From the Times) A very sad death occurred when Ross Noble, teller in the Bank of Hamilton, .passed away at the age of 22 yeai:? and 7 months. About throe .jfreeks 'ago the young man took sick tbe.illness developlug-lnto lypliold and ^neiimonla. H6 had been a member of the Ideal bank staff since last April and had been'me very popular with all who bepame acquainted with him. Last week his condition became so serious that his father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Noble, of Armstrong, B.C., were telegraphed for, and they arrived In Taber on Friday last. The body was taken to Armstrong this morning, where Interment will take place. Many ieaiitlful floral tributes were sent to Armstrong with the body. � Tho. death of the Infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Fisher, who live four miles south of Purple Springs occurred on Monday last. Tho funor- KIDNEY DISEASE WAS until He Used "Frult-a-thes" The Great Kid|i{!y. Remedji. IlAOERSViLtiK, Cot., Aug. 26th, 1913. "About two years ago, I found my 'health in a very badstato. My Kidneys ^\ero not doing thoirwork and I wn.sall run down in condition. Hayinsr seen 'Pruit-a-tivo.s' advertised, I decided to try them. Thuir action was raiild, and tho result all that could bo oxpoolod. Jly Kidneys resumed their normal action after I had .taken upwards of a dozen boxes and 1 regained my old-Hint vitality. Today, I'am as well a� ever." B. A.KEliLY, fiOc. a box, 6 for-$2.00, trial sire 2.'5c. At dealers or sent on receipt oif pric� by Frult-a-tivcs Limited, Ottawa. m;;;\^r^'^li; wvlth the exception of $5000 to the Knowles' Hpme for Boys. Get the Habit of Drinking Hot Water Before Breakfast Says we can't look or feel right with the system full of poisons. German Zeppelins are agalnaotlvo in their raids on England, In the nolghboriiood pf LlVonioo!,. ahowa a number of dwoUlngs occupied by worklngmon which wore domoUshod, , y Thff photo Millions of folks bathe Internally now Instead of loading thoIr system with drugs. "What's an inside bath?" you 11/. Well, It If. irjarantocd to per form miracles If you could believe those hot water enthusiasts. There are vast numbers of men and women who,'immediately upon arlaiii.i< in tho morning, drink a glass of real hot water with a toaapoonful of linio-Htono phosphate in it. .This Is-n ,very excellent health measuro. It is in- . tended to flush Iho stomach, llvor, Idd-iicys and tho thirty foot of liitoiitJnes � of the previous day's waste, sour, bile and liidlgestlblo material loft over In the body wlildi It not ollmlnatod ovory day. become food for tho millions of bacteria which Infect the bowels tho quick rosult Is poisons and toxins . which are then absorbed into tho blood causing horidaoho, bilious attacks, foul breath, had taste, colds, stomach troubles, kldnoy misery, sloeiilossness, impure blood and all sorts of ailments. Pooplo who feel good ono day and badly the next, but Avho simply can not ^;ot fooling right, are.urged, to , ohlaln a quarter pound of'IjmoBtoiip phosphato at' tho drug store. ...Thlji, ' will' cost very'little liut'Is BUlilvIent \ to inaUoyuyouo a real crauk' �'on'ilh'q i HuI)jQct Intornul saullatlpji. i ,' -Just aaWiaj) and liot'waler act .oil ; tlie skin, tt'oanslng, sweetening 'anil/' fresliGnlng so llmestonoiphpspliatq^anii liot wator uov^ on tho stomach,-llvoh kldnoya and l/t^jvols,' It Is vnstly' more Important to lin&ho on the InHido/.tluui on the outside, bvoauso tho skin pohm do not. nhaorb.:�'upurllle((' into' � th'a blood, wlilleUhe Bowelporos do.-., ' J. D. Hlglnbotlifcm & .Co;,.LImitdrti drugBiBts;* Lothbritre, AJbertu.,-^^^ vortlsomont.-' - ' ' ,. ;