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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 3, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR Devalb Hlberta DAILY AND WSEKLY. THE LETHBRIDGE PAILY MONDAY, MAY U, 1915 SUBSCRIPTION RATES: Dally, delivered, pet year..... by mall, per year...... Weekly, bj mall, per year.... TELEPHONES: corruption of ho traces It to the surname ivama which Is not common, bin which borno by several (anillcs in the town ot InvorurH. In -Aberdeen- shire. Sonic of them migrated, like nianv Aberdonians. to Poland, cither H.OO under the name- of "Hackle" or "Mack- onsen." Probably General Mucketaon llM could trace his aiiceitry back to '1718. to the .on of John Macklo of Midtown, The H.rr Thoo Fischer wrote a big book in 19M on 234 Business Office EdStorial Office W. A. Buchanan lohn Torranc. Managing Director Business Manager "The Scute in Eastern and Western Prussia." as a sequel to hi. "Scott in appeared In the prc- vious. year. that V1OUS Fischer performed his task (which he performed with Teutonic thorough- en he did. for at the moment SATURDAY'S WAR NEWS DISQUIETING Two or three bits of through in the war despatches of Saturday which have created i'er- tain amount ot uneasiness, though tui-y are not necessaril> greatly The shelling oi' Dunkirk b; huge Vennan iruns from a distance of IS inland, is token as an evidence Ithat the Huns have 'by no means been tcttectuall. checked or silenced along 'tile western frontier. The London I 'Times is of the opinion that Britain 'lias not yet fully awakened io the 'actual strength of the Germans in nor to the rea! possibilities icf the tierman war machine. The news thai tlie Germans had far into the Baltic provin 10 German would claim Wood, and tne harshness ot (the fatherland to kilted soldiers trams Ithe fatherland 10 MUCU uintsior cuntii; iuc In indicate a particular dislike of the beeu dlsposed to take the ,___ Tnlin Fi-ouch's module: Scots, and a total jlfulness of fine services rendereil to Germany by Marshall Keith, in iho time or Freder- ick tho fireat. London Under The War Cloud (Sir Htnry Lucy In the Toronto News) CANADIAN AMBULANCE DRIVER STOPS TO ASK DBtKCTLONS O.VHKMiiAX OFFICER Nothing recently >ald or written about the war snxi, the public hap- plor assurance than Sir John French's remark, communicated to the ronro-1 sentative of a. French news ncency, i that in Mi opinion it would not be j protracted. General French is n. tnnn ol few words always carefully ineas- j ured. No one Iras fuller or olossr Last July, durin when the Kins avert the dangers of cl'-ii war, it will bo remembered thai John Ward, as the "navvy made an j attack on his Majesty in ihe House of Commons, which aroused much Indig intlma-jy with tho situation in the' ftoM than ho. H, weighing all ciix-um-! stances, he crime to the conclusion r that the end of the war, it not uctmil-1 ly In sight was not so far distant as i is generally sunutecit. there was i-ea- j sonabto ground for hopo. 1 may say i that in public speech, and more freely in private conversation, the Prime; liinisior ha; during the last six weeks j been disposed to take the some view.; Sir John French's modification of this L momentous statement, or rather his j amplification of .it, does not necessar- i ily minimize the importance of the; earlier version. He desired it to be known that .what ho had in mind was i the fact that the length of the war to depends entirely upon the supply of: epens e I alld should these be unsatisfactory, it will be prolonged j of! hy way of postscript is ob- I i [vtoiis. Lord Kltclisusr Is nlmost nior- I1jUon But the pressnt crisis has not apprehensive of the result of; j tound Mr. Ward at aU Isckinc in loy- 1 reports indicating the certainly of TK- Edmontoll Jollrnal. ;He a unique service by There has bean a large response to ataa the inference that if the a new complication which et cause serious the first time introduced to tlie detri- jment of the British army, of ignoring the Allied forces have been able Votes in the recent election at Paris, III., brought as high as twelve dollars each, but Mrs. Flora Dawson and Miss lucing war material, there is every; ,lvBrea to the Second Battalion of the to .telieve. that Lord Jutchen-! s pusiliers bv the Briga- A motor amlwlance donated 'by the women of Canada, has stopped here to aslc a Belgian officer for a military hospital. Note the Belgian sentry at the left with his wooden shoes. to Klin mu-ch ground in their advance usainst the Turks, and the .campaign in that direction seems to be all that Js satisfactory. FIRE- PROTECTION ON OUR FARMS The painful occurrence near tous, Sask., in which a family was 3ost through fire, sen'es to the supreme necessity for precautions against fire on farms. It is unfor- tunate but too tnia that are prone to carelessness in this respect, and the wonder is that such disas- trous occurrences are, comparatively Epeafcing, so few. The Saskatoon Phoenix very pro- perly brings before fanners the need lor taking ail precautions possible for an, the Battle Franklin theirs for three dollars. Another rank discrimination against the New York HeraW. Wonder if this experience will make woman's suffraee more popular am- ongst the corrupt element in public life. _ RICKED UP IN LASSING FOR THE BUSY MAN recounts in if the Bat- r's anxiety w-lllte relieved, and that i die-r commanalng He ;rec _ steady and Ewndant supply of the j lowi terms the action, o.....---- munitions of war Wlll.be which finding, itself in what As for men, France has two and a. i describes as "a very.bad exposed half million at the iront with another it untii the Germans million and a quarter in the depots I surroullded the rapidly di- oi Winnipeg i Park Presby vice is reprinted from "The Public terian church, Toronto. Service published by the Saskatchewan government, in the au- hope that it will receive from shortly alter toning to whom it is addressed the attention', of a practical kind that it deserves: To tlie on the farm Is 100 often the result of carelessness, faulty chimneys gaps as they are made. Service and Sacrifice Walking down the picturesque :gh Street of a Ci spend week-ends -whirl in training here on their -way to the i front 1 did not recognize him but Ion closer regard discovered he wus j the undsr butler at a country house j where I am a frequent visitor. He i had given up awaiting the bugle call. Before the :minlshi of heroes and sivarm- end of next month the British army d into the trenches they defended, in the field will Se a million jt mg pertectiy with another million ready to hi! up saj.s Ule "You may well be proud to belong to such a regiment and I am proud to' have you in my ivaiTiiufe brigade" This address is the first High Street of a Cinque .P.ort where to the puoijc of this feat I spend week-ends away from arms ,vhictj positively took place -whirl of London, I was saluted withjso far as Ule 3ist'October. It empressment by one of the. recruits dellvered ott uie'Sth JIarch, the Brigadier explaining that only within the last few days had he heard full details the tight. That seems strange. Therclimax-'is .reached by the fact that ,his recognition of the. stubborn bravery displayed was kept tback for a further period of three weeks. approaching five months elapsed 'be- fore the Battalion -publicly received the guerdon of well-merited praise. It has been in the fighting line ever .since and is there today: in the inter- bute of praise they would have thought worth dying to earn. The poiicv and practice of withholding from publication news that might be of sen-ice to the enemy are commend- able. Hon- it applies to an incident such as this is, I confess, past finding out. is only too obvious is the discouragement, not to say tlie injus- tice, suffered by the army. A Story About Lloyd George The gloom of conversation round the ravages of the war is temporarily lifted by a story told -by the Chancel- 'lor of the Exchequer of a night ad- venture. Returning to his home Ijy a well known Surrey golf links, uight tea He gave Instructions Io the chauffeur to light up. As the process took some time, he got out of the cat- end went" round to the 'back to see if nil was right with the rear lamu. At the same moment, having unobserved resumed his seat the chauffeur, con- rp.rrlnrn i 1JUU glkeu- UJI (V chun-n, Toronto.. !something approaching luxury to face Bert Carman, a travellei riTation danger of the tren- Foster and Sons of Brentford, I ches. He told me his master had "-ily shortly alter nis recrulted from his own estate tnirty- seven men, indoor servants and others tir Fisher, oi Calgary, j on outdoor staff. I asked him to was appointed medical superintendent j come up to tea us bring a of the Ualgary hospitals at a salary few comrades. It was an interesting of a month. and instructive gathering. None was of Bur- nvor -Iri vparfi of One Or tWO in Injustice to-the Army these means; a period closely County Lunatic Asylum. Surely here ho would get a lift In response to his summons ot the front door, the hall porter fliailo his appearance and sharply inquired the object of his call. Mr. Lloyd George explained and asked for assistance to complete his journey home. The porter shook his head and prepared to close the door. said, the wayfarer, "I am the Chancellor of the Exchequer." 'Yes, said the porter grafily. "We've got six of 'em inside. You go out of the gate, turn to the left and you'll got home before morning." There be- ing no visible appeal from this Judg-, ulent the Chancellor recommenced his journey had not gone very Jar when to his delight he saw his car returning. The chauffeur reach- ing home and opening the car door found he had lost his passenger, ami in search of him. lounu ne nan IUHL ma in a state ot amazed trepidation went where the Allies have defeated tne Germans the result ol carelessness, Of jaoU a monts. ana instrucuve gauieiiiis. iiyuc sjnce and is there today in tne inier- neys and Sues, unsafe Charles Midwinter, agjl 82, of Bur-1 OTer 25 years of age, one or two in Tal scores Of the gallant remnant Kmnkine- careless hahd-iford township, died at West CBtord. their 20th year. Every man had been t have joinea C6mrades un- smoking, careless num ,1010 lu ,-Iom Gloucester- in a comfortable position with thalr deaf to a tri- lling of matches, and too often i Ing trash, grass, weeds and other fire s breeders to accumulate. Our farmers, j M ;H5 well as ether citizens, should payjoudaga .farmers, !JRttention, "preventflble fire should jan'J matron of the Prevent fires by cleaning up in end arocnd the buildings. Do this early in the spring before the heavy begins; It is ibeiter to do this n ipects of advancing. I noted partlc- f Rei e D0ard inlarly one of the elder of the grotip and .Mrs. Storev. On-! exceptionally intelligent in looks and House ta a nj.hl small but improving way of business. Anew worm's record altitude nighl, for the Front eluding that his fare wns inside, started off at full speed .with intent to make up for lost time. In vnin the j Chancellor shouting at the top of his voice. 'It was a windy I night, and unfortunately the wind was in the wrong direction for his purpose. The unheeding chauffeur and the car disappeared in the dis- tance. It was an awkward situation, the Chancellor's home being five miles distant. Evidently the only wny to reach it was on foot. The Rest Iniide Plodding along he was -cheered by sight of a .building fairly well lit up in front. He recognized it as the MEN OF NO 1 CASUALTY CLEARING HOSPITAL of' feet 'in a hydro-aeroplane Eager-for the Front i Somehow, quite we was made at Pensacola, -IIi. b) accustomed to associate a do Lieut. P. N. L. Bellinger, at the U. r with the heroic But here was than to mourn over a tire loss after- 3. naval aeronautical station. well-educated gro-1 wards which wouM he' tlie result of Mrs James Cormack, an old had given up everything at j carelessness and neglect in a of Ouelph, passed her i WE conntry. The men Do not smoke in vour' eighty-ninth year. She had outlived a ht ot ccrtain disc0mforts con- Uean-up. Uo not .mote in lnd all save one oi ten I ted wlth traudulent construction j fcarn- or other buildings or allow i h t, ln wnich were lodged, i children. lot huts in which they were'lodged, j Rev B Grealrtx, an ex-president! They were, they said, exceedingly! plan to have in your ol the Bay of Quinte conference and comfortable, anxious only to hear the. natter nf Simcoe street Jlethodist word of command that would start -onvenient places, bas been .ailed to j the front. They talked with) ibuckets with rounded bottoms, which jimes' church Petelboto." ton account of their shape are incon- Gilbert' Roche, of to do so. It is a good plan to Sbarns and yonieat for general use, but which x-. Thomas, bus been appointed by his e r. f keen interest of their daily life, the St. manoeuvres and. above __ omas, can 'bo placed in round holes cut in a brother, the Minister of the Interior, their instruction in the use of rifle There was in their conversa-1 tlon uo tone of bragging; Quiet, well- nhelf or bench, covered Tnake certoii lull. To prevent ireezing, two representative 01 tne name of fused ealoium chloride to the pailjriage Co., died in Brandon. He was more than their match. may be nseiL Buckets should prominent Mason and Oddiellow, painted red .0 that they will be more j conspicuous, and a constant reminderi Ljput Laiva, appet ting amongst of tlie danger of fire. A little killed in Friday's casualty list is on the part of each 'business man and i a tnemter of the firm of Latta Bro- ftrnwr Trill result to the advantage of pti? ,_ brother of S. fooih. wiH help both in preventlo.. of fire, and thus help the province in the reduction of fire- waste by start- Ing a campaign of fire prevention, Yrhich pay you better than any other investment." The Phoenix very well says that: "People have' been careless in the scramble for the almighty d-i-Uar and rhave forgotten that a dollar saved prevention of fire." That is good ad- Tice and heeded. Achievement in. the Fjeld Working, of the banal policy, for This photo was .taken after a game of soccer. It was sent by Private N. is. seated behind the wooden horse, the mascot of the soccer club. brother of S. J. Latta, Govan Sask., j and a Liberal member oi the Sas-1 katchcwan legislature. j .Ex-Postmaster C. F. Niehaus, oi i retired Irom the position at the beginning oi the month, was j presented with an address and a hand- some club bag. by tlie inside staff oi cleris. The twelve-year-old daughter ol Mr. THli: FIGHT FOE THE UZSOK PASS Butler, iarme was drowned at Streetsville while attempting to res- cue her six-year-old brother, who was as good as two earned. Let us get saved by Herman Brix. aged seven- and the dollar by the teen. According to a recent casualty list another Cranbrook boy has been wounded in the person of S. Leslie T. Williams. Pte. Williams left "lust shortly alter tire first contingent had landed in England, and travelled from Cranbrook to the motherland at his A Scott a very Isarn man, and an authority on the his- tory ol Scottish to the Chronicle .to point out that vcn Hindenburg1! In command, General von Mackehsen IB of .Scottish origin. This correspondent says that i! is a mis own pose "ilackeasen' iti able yvll IJApcllav. At a meeting of the executive ot t-he Lihetal association of Humboldt, Sask., constituency, a resolution was passed endorsing the temperance pro- Premier Scott 'and con- ilcmnina the s-tand taken by Dr. B. Neolv, 'M.P., for Hiimlioldt. The exe- cutive by resolution also decided to told another convention for the pur- The map shows the position of the opposing forces in 1 Cession of the mountain passes. The have i another convention for the foueht for the t of nominating ii deemed advH "bejpture el near the Uzspk Past, for. which now i British Frieoners in Germany From time immemorial prisoners ot war have 'evoked nlty and sympathy. The agony and humiliation of the British prisoners must be indescribably acute and gal ing. B" from that state ot suffering there can be no redress. U -beinc- pat of the fortunes of war. but the lack of com- forts stands in a different category. will grow in volume and intensity as the go pi. As a result of an official organisation havlnjt been crJed recently to carry Parcel., to the British prisoner, in Germany, insuring proper transmission through a neu- tral carrier the "Khaki" Magazine of Imperial House Kingsway, London, has started a fund to supply toofl. and comforts for those who have no relatives or triendg to look after them, as It is known that these poor fellow! are not getting a proper supply of food.' An appeal is made to you for Two Dollars, only, a. there are so many demands made upon you in other directions. This money will go for the direct benefit of the prisoners, an there is no cost of transmission- srw r.o waste or any description, information having been estab- lished showing the kind of food and clothing etc.. which can be sent without confiscation by the German govern- ment. This appeal should get a large response as there is no other fund which deals with this particular condition. The "Khaki" Magazine and Cabted News Sheet was created primarily as a gift for the Overseas Soldiers, bringing them late news from their homes, it is now supplying, free of charge, lu addition to the soMiers at the front and in training, the various hospitals In linglaml and France, as well as the Grand Fleet, It is a purely patriotic endeavor and in uo way commercial. When the Khaki was founded amongst the many who gave their support and expressions of good- will for the work It had undertaken, were: The Duke of Wellington, K.G. 'The Duke of Manclieste: The First Lord-.of the The Countess of Zetland. L-ady Leven. Mrs. Leopold de Rothschild. Lieut. Gen. Sir :Robert-.Baden-Powell, K.C.V.O. The Right Hon. Austen Chamberlain, P.CV Lord Desooroiigh Tho Earl of. Essex. Viscount Bryce I ord .M, I'loughby dc Broke The Earl, of-Ronaldsliay. Viscount Milner. Mi Gilbert Parker M P_ Sir William M P 1 Mr rvelvn Cocll MP y The Right Hon Sir" Charles Johnston Lord Mayor ot London The Right Hon J E Haynei Lord Mayor of Liverpool The Rignt Hon W 11 Bowater Lord Major of Bir minghim The Right Hon. .Tames .'Taggart, Lord Provoat of Aberdeen. The Right Hon. Crawford McCullagh, Lord Mayor of Belfast. i All will be publllhed in thu piper, and vou are requested to send yours to any. office of the ROYAL BANK OF CANADA, and mark it "KHAKI PRIS- ONERS' FUND." The subscriptions will also bij .duly acknowledged in the Magazine and various newspapers in England from time to time. ;