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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 10, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta fAOEPOUB THE LETHBRIDGB DAILY HBKAL1V MONDAY, MAY, Ifl Vbc DAILY AND WEEKLY. RATES: PtHs, delivered, per year by mall, per by per j-wr.... with their families, the Inducement will sufficient to warrant them locating factories here. The development of Loth-brldso as a'city deiwiids wholly upon the devel- opment of the country surrounuir-g 115. When wo hato a crop failure wo Jose hope of future development, forget- ting, however, that this city is situa- ted In the centre of an nrea that will almost wholly bo Insured ixgatnst crop failures. When tho irrigation system to be created toy the- Old Man River diver- slo project, Is an actuality, and when the irrigation system which we have had for some years to the east and south of us is fully developed, and when Irrigation is carried farther east to Taber, wo will have an area ot ter- ritory sufficient to engage the ener- THE WAR SITUATION '0, or times the num- AS IT APPEARS Jber 0, rormers that are already here. The question ot the attitude ot tlie j farming is diversified farm- United States Government towards j u ,armmE. and as ,tho German Government over tne: presWent of the Board of- i sinking of the Lusitania. and the Pre'i inted oat the other day, the ijjaration by Italy for immediate SUKees in legated farming! the two absorbing features ot tne i the farmev who devotes inir-situation at tho present mo- TELEPHONtS. Business Office Editorial Cfflce ly-H W. A. Buchanan John Managing Director Business Manager CANADIAN SPECIAL EXCUK8I0N FAKES To ..-..r SAW EXPOSITION All Routes NOW ON FROM ALL STATIONS IN ALBERTA Further from ntiitst agent or, R. DAWSON, DUtrlct Passenger Agent, Czlgary, Rogers Reasons For An Election (Kegina Robert Rogers, Minister of tions'm the Bocden Government Elec- and his attentions to small acreages. ,the most sinister influence in the po- iitical life oi Canada today, deliver-. city and when that time conies the (the part ot the Americans. Tho Kaiser has given up all ,-W using Italy as an ally and is j paring through Aurtna to stnRe 1 1 crushing Wow if possible. The antl-cumax to the Chinese sit- _____ _____ ____ ItodustrM development of Letubridge ven up all bound ,Q ETO1 without in- ally and is development.- in our ]udge- a populated country sur- roundin" the city' would mean'rapid of the citv itself, and it Uhat did fte climai. China has .ceded to demands made by Japan and thrown a tew more privileges for good measure. Japan has ceased el! her military preparations against lier Mongolian cousins and peace once more reiras in that quarter. The Austrians are claiming a vic- being too optimistic to estimate we will have a population of- people within five or ten years populate -the quarter sec- irrigable country. l-ion. iw: i" more apparent by the fact that Rog- ers' speech was sent out in advance to the leading party organs in Can- ada. In the course o! his it was nothing said "I call heaven as my witness when 1 say that under rational and reasonable conditions that neither myself nor any other member of the government so Jar as I know, wants an election. We have grave doubts if heaven is n t im.b j at all interested in tlie doings and _ .sayinss oi Robert Rogers. At all A good crop this year will help thejevcllt5 jj lvas .quite unnecessary to ,11 upon heaven to a over the Russians, in sweeping! !Wm oct of Hungry, tat the isians are as confident as ever they are making good progress. In She Dardanelles and in people who are on land that is not ir- rigable, or not likely to !be irrigaied! ;and a few years of 'good crops would selrtustaining it would not be long un- eiCKEDUPIN LASS1NG FOR THIS BUSY T. 0. Mason, a -prominent citizen of uwinmiviilu. Orit, is dead. Tho embargo against horses and cattle crossing tho border1 from tho United States Into Canada was lifted. M. Rutter, eldest son of A. F. Rutter of 'Toronto, has been appoint- ed assistant superintendent in the On- tario division of the C.P.R. Samuel Dudley, reeve of Colbome village, Is to bo tho Liberal candidate for the -House of Commons in North- umberland. Sir Chartes Tnpper, former Premier of Canada, Uas forwarded to the Can- adian Patriotic Fund, a second cheque for J1000. The University of Toronto officers' training corps went into camp at Ni- agara-cn-the-Lake, 646 strong, bringing the total there to 1SS1. It to learned that Sir Hibbert Tup- per's daughter, Miss Janet Tupper, is going to England from Vancouver to nurse -Lieut. Reginald Tupper, son of Sir Hibbert. who was wounded in the fighting near Ypres. IJeut.-CoL Perreau, acting command- ant at the Royal Jlilitary college, Kingston, will leave'for the front ear- ly next month. He is a member of tie Royal Dublin Fusiliers, and will serve in his old regiment. Miss Roxy MIHlgan, an athletic Saruia girl, who is an expert autoino- bilist, horsewoman and motorcyclist, has offered for motor anfbulance corps duty in Europe, and will be giv- en the first position vacant. The second big fire in two weeks occurred at Delhi in a storeroom of the Delhi Manufacturing Co. The which, contained worth ot made goods, consisting of fur coats, gloves, etc., was_totally de- stroyed. ance. Eon. TV. J. Hanna exercised nis veto power on licenses granted in Ontario immediately prior to the assumption ot office by the new commission. Sn There.is about Insur- Mill UpWU statement. Practically everybody Canada knows that "under rational oi oiuuti u.. and "reasonable conditions" Rogers taverns in different the pro- does not desire an election. It is be- vince have been lopp- through, the most trying period of our agricultural history. that. Uie lessons learned during the past few years will be so ficial to the farmers that agriculture! uidb j j ---r pg Of Southern Alberta where pro- etilofls wcre c Ottawa. nis 'ol "Rogers is alone suf- a crop in indent to condemn the. man who de- thnnfii nf i livered it Nevertheless it is Just many cases was harvested course it was not very much in "ect from the "sinister infta- Instance. However, this fact Cabinet, with his utter ana mure uiaj there are many yet.standing agsinst which serious protests have been flleu. Rev Dr. Chown, general superin- tendent of'the llethodist church of Canada, is leaving for Great Britain on June o, where Tie win address the various Methodist conferences of Eng- land and Ireland. He will speaS at the Primitive Metiodist conference on June 16, and at the Irish conference on June !8, Later he will address the at Birmingham. lishes that under the most discourag- ing conditions it is" possible Tor good farming to bring results. There, is no reason to be discourag- ed future. a trip out satisfied that an district, and inspection we are of the disregard, is. honest and decent, in parts the-apeech was- al- most equally divided between appeals to heaven "and references to Grit graft, Grit loot, Grit plunder, Grit disloyalty and Grit simpletons. Oth- er portions of the harangue were de- voted to flamboyant flag-flapping, in- terspersed with campaign falsehoods. Having appealed to heaven as bis Eiperimental Farm, where TegetiMes j and having called upon God Passengers On British Liners Take Big Risk following te have mercy npdn the souls of peo- j Ivelopment in tne conntryrclose to the New York, May 8.-The article on the sinking, of the Lusi- tan appears in the Staats Zeitung, Rinder tana. aDDears over the'signatnre oi Herman Binder, _ the editor evidence of! mo ministers, in Canada, Rev, Dr. Salem tits last dollar if necessary. Mr Eog- 1 ,armms mdA conaj lers' utterance is a reflection uponj -_. m vmMe mth tne Sjne tttelligence of the Canadian peo- 1 dna, farmer_ clin have that jple. but knowing Mr Rogers as mos ti m remoTed by proceeding the Canadian people. do, it is not, coa md hikely thai manv of onr ortlzens ac 'cepted Mfi statement of consideration even worthj EVERY REASON TO. BE OPTIMISTIC In these days wbeatiie..general bus- ineis depresEioE. has a -tendency; to. put a damper on of us kook forward to development jviUi as much cheerfulness as did 'a few jears ago In the past we have 'liased our estimates of growth" in the city of industrial development, -fail- Jog to consider tlie .more important 'problem of populating the round aSiout. "We now realize "that if 'ihis city as well as other Western .cities, is to expand, we.must. filUup, tlie land settlers who knowho'w? farm. Fortunately, the Lethbridge Board of. Trade has the proper con jCeption of a pohcv for real develop- iSnent. This organization has been 1 "bending its efforts towards encourag- ing the fanner already on the land to remain there, and to. establish con- ditions that will attract more fanners to the district. It was our opinion, a few years ago that Lethbridge would foecome a city of at'least but in those, days we wers counting, .upot Industrial development as.a means of expansion. How many of us hive lost hope of this growth since we. have: found that Industrial develop- ment has not .taken place, and is not to take place? If we were to .depend upon industrial development our hopes wonld never W real- ized. We must first have the people .upon the land. When our country by thousands of farmers, OTlgatloB has been small er fc is liiainratica just now to go out and view the promising crops of alfalfa throughout tne irrigated dist net We have talked much about al hut we have yet to realize its great advantage! in diversified farm IDS. It is destined to be the main- stay of stock raising In Southern' Al- berta, and the time is not far distant every fanner in the irrigated country will be feeding his alfalfa to horses, cattle, sheep and hogs, and when that tune comes we will 'poss- ets one of the richest Tanning dist: riots in Canada. There is no reason why any ditlien of Lethbndse should lose hope at the present time On the other hand city and the district. r__industries will come without great deal of effort upon our part, .Manufacturers need a market for (Ifceir and when we can ad-vise that overy Quarter section he should the future of j. Bland, as follows "Of course the case ot-prolessor Bland is somewhat different, in that he. is a well known profes- sional hypocrite, who has ever been ready, to endorse, approve and applaud every crooked act that has ever been known to have, been committed' by. any Liberal. For such an individual as ttis, who has. never been knqwn when speaking politically to any regard for either principle or truth, vf can afford to look upon with feelings of sorrow rather than of anger As an example of the deliberate falsehoods-uttered "by Rogers we quote the lollou ing "This -war cannot be carried to a successful conclusion without monej and without means, yet the Opposition declare, bv their voice and by their votes, that we must :-not-have and moved a want of con- fidence in the Government for ing'it." The Liberal Opposition did not say that the Government shftild not have the money necessary to cairv on Canada's part in the war on the contrary, every cent asked for by the Government has been voted unani- mously and vuthous a moment's hesi- tation by tlie Opposition. In this way was voted at the special war session- lastj summer and 1100, OUR POINT OF VIEW "Sir.Kobert, you well Icnow thst no British statesman would for a mo- ment contemplate doing that which you 'are urged to do You know what British statesmen are doing today. And "I am well assured that you are convinced of what you would but for the malevolent 'counsels of some of your political friends. In the name ot Canada and for her sake, I ask you to save us from the infamy of the mean, squabbling, trickeries, chican- eries, recriminations and antagonisms of elections while oor men are dying In the' trenches and our hearts ar stirred with grief. You have mad some splendid appeals for patriotic unity. Do not prove to me that mhile that- unity remains an essential nec- essity' you can foe induced to split us GOING MAD FROM THE TEHRIFIC PAIN Pnnlnmt Mmtut TIMs His Lift Wis Siiid IT DKYSDAI.B, Out., Jem isth. 1913. "I gMml storekeeper it the abotc address, and on account of the great good I hart experienced from using I recommend the til to niy customers. They were a Kreat boon to mm, I cmn tell TOO, for two years ago, J wai laid up in bed with vomiting and terrific pain the base oC my The palm nearly drove me inatL Doctors feared it wonld turn to Inflammation of the Brain, but I took steadily -until I was cured. I bare gained fifteen pounds since taking and I Terily they saved me from a disastrous ill. uesi1'. J. A. CORRIVEAU. 5oc. a box, 6 for trial Bent postpaid on receipt of price by limited, Ottawa. Amsterdam, Holland, May Handelsblad, commenting on the Lu- sitania, says "The torpedoing of the Lusitania has caused a profound impression here. A people such as ours, which always has been a seafaring people, has the right and it is its duty to express its indignation at the barbar- ous manner of German warfare ou the sea, which violates that which always has been respected. "Recently the Germans sunk more than 20 "defenseless fishing boats. Now, without warning, they :have sunk a big mail steamer, the Lusi- tania. This'act is ppposeu TO every law and every sentiment of hUman- ity. We raise our voice, however po'werless it may be, in protest. A seafaring people which has any sell- respect does not- make a" war upon defenseless people." "Murder on Great Scale" Tijid says "Neutrals, who., in these lamentable times have so often imposed restraint upon themselves in order to silenca their feelings of horror and indigna- tion, must now acknowledge that an- other incident can be added to all the previous violations of laws, to the atrocious interpretations of treaties and to the inhuman and7 devilish con- trivances which Germany has been guilty of using in committing murder m a" greai, scale: "The commander of the German submarine which sank the Lusitania can look with :pride upon his work. i not this Jso, Baton "Premediated Crime" "The torpedoing oi says' the Telegraai in an editorial, "was a deliberate stage reproduction of the Titanic disaster. It was a pro- meditated crime "against a passenger -hip on which were 2500 noncombat- mts. It is no longer outragecus it has become' fiendish. there still exist something like conscience among the neutrals The neutral powers remained silent when Belgian neutrality was tramp- upon, when the Germans carried "A great transatlantic- liner fallen victim to a German t.u upun, wueu uuc vrctuiaua Several-hundred Americans disregard- out practices profaning international ed the declaration ot the German ad- jaw ana submarine' assassins ea tne neuiiucinuu miralty of February 4, 1915, to re- gard the waters around Great Bri- tain and Ireland, including the whole of the English AanneV as a war zone and declaring that 'every enemy merchant ship found in this yr zone should he destroyed They further more disregarded tie particular warn- ing of the German emhass) in Wash- ington, as embodied in an advertise- ment published generally throughout the TJnited States I trust no Ameri- can life has been lost Whoever sails the seas.m took their first victim. Will they now iloop on inactively Only the Bpon- 'taneous joint protests o! the entire civilized world irom which Germany has separaterf herself can be an afl- swer to the latest An Act of Supreme Cruelty Paris, May 8, press characterizes the torpedoing of the Lusitania as "an act of. supreme cruelty surpassing anything yet per- petrated p.nd violating tHe most ele- mentary sentiments of humanity.1' The Matin expresses the opinion the seas in war time taking passage Tne jiatin expresses the opinion under tho' British flag, assumes the that the "wave of indignation which risk attached thereto There can De provoked in America perhaps riSK ailaClieu inicieuu no lesponsmility 01 the goTernment oi the United States to, protect Bnt- ish shipping in British waters There is one wa) to saieguard American IS One tu i V life, and that is by staying at may lead Washington to take mea- measures which will ha unpleasant fo Germany." Responsibility Brought Home London, May Standard says _ American citizen Travel at sea is decidedly dangerous at the present time in the The sinking of the Lusitania will change thp tamper of this thought, both in England and the United States. Blustering Chauvinism "When the 18th of February came and went, and the German submar- ine failed to develop the tremendous spectacle which, if at all, England expected would be staged lot it on. that little fear there may have been n English hearts gradual- ly died awaj The first lord of admiralty, m his lafe 000 000 at the recent session.. Not ism, assured the world that only so but the Liberals Announced i British Isles were never more their willingness to vote as many and the Brit sn navy millions as the Government consider- ed necessary.- The Liberals did object to one, anu me nnu OH neier better able to protect Britisn shipgmg At first the American flag sei'M the of persuading Amen useful The Liberals am onjecu w uw t usetuj i--. methoii by which the Government can passengers that no harm couui proposed to increase to them Later, British ship- propos o enue no? lor war purposes but to [pets' S; ev partly make IIR deliciency- in the: wings of Mr ordinary revenue' of the country. I ceased to nv tbe Stats and Stripes They objected to the Government when crossing the zone taking advantage of the. present Isltu- "The submarme perd. Jorgot- ation to enormously increase the ten, along with amount of protection afforded Gana- other war scares linhih owners 6e- dian manufacturers by. the Customs came careless A ft r Bays ago the tarffl by raising the tari.1. on British .British government 01 it a re goods by S per cent, and on all oth- sume o! the losses sustaWM in the 7i cent. last three months The British pub- goods by 7-J per cent. Roods by per cent. i last Robert Rogers charac-ilic WES by tax it the ns Robert Rogers is, -however, charac-1 nc was cmwiuuroi ,r. dishonest when he says moment when, had the Roveinrnent 2 iS JQL f ec- diate election, then that- case is ally. There will be other greati 1m- u. weak indeed, and i! the election is crs torpedoed Ihe gopoB, aau wiicu ww hrniKrhi nn the Government should is peril, migni as wi.n i that overy Quarter section In Into vituperative 8. a" ,gn0minious face the facts the American wlio dletrtct 'I, being cultivated, and Ew.rt, K. C., ta open letter to Sir of ouUaged CanadUn would sail on board BritiA liner upon these section, are Bonlea. people. sitania disaster can not fail to im- iress' Washington with a more vmd sense of its responsibility New York Sun. New N.Y., May New York Sun says: "The Lusitania was a. British'shtp, sailing'under the British flag, and car- rying among other passengers British reservists on their wav to the seat of war The Gulf Light an Ameri can.vessel, .flying the American :flag and. pursuing-its rightful course as a neutral -in neutral waters. If. North American lives have" the Lusitania, the destruction pf.-.'the. jshli does -not- even eomfe" within' the scope of our-government's warning and not! flcation to German concerning its ac- tion in the war zone. Even if American lives have been lost, the case fails of the Gulf Light in importance and urgency all has been said, the fact remains, this act of the war lias aroused, and startled public opinion this country lira greater Th size, sneed, arid'renown of the vessel the general interest in her ementi and fate; the elaborately advertised warning published a week ago uy tni German embassy, wltl the last departure of the Lusitania from the -port of.which she was tho pride arid favorite, combine to inten sify the horror with which American opinion ;regards this German Innoya lion on accepted methods of warfare at sea. That It was premeniatcd w know: that-It was a reckless loss 0 innocent noncombatant 'lives we ar Kiire. and 'dastardly' is the word on millions" of AtnerWiV lips thlB------ All'the latent song hits are on the May lisft of New Victor Records on sale at any "His Maker's Voice" dealer's today. There's the Ford song, suns (yy Billy Murray it's a scream. Not only Ford owners, but everybody ought to have this record. And "I Want to Go to hear it? every- where, this fascinating, captivating tune. v There lots of of them ire ten-inch, double-sided records at 90c for the two selections. The liiil below gives only an idea of go to your dealer and get the entire M and hear the ones you like. Ten-inch, double-llded Victor for LittU Fo.d R.mbW RiBl.l Along Billy Aurtie Dimm Collb. .od Hulin i 1 WuJ lo Co to Tokio LyiieQjMlrtl lot Lyiic QuuM j Vicloi Milh.ry U.CXJ] Via I Vtlfe Fiou A Few of the New Red M.A joi.n (will Ala. VIAor Recor ehrtoi) on euy terms, if desired. Qther Virtrolai from to ewf p.ymeoli. if desired) snd fen-inch, daable-aded Vicioi- Reeordi 90c (or the -telMi "His Mailer't Voice" dealar in M ciry in Write for tree copy 450- page Muiical Encyclopedia lirtiw ma MOO Virtot Records. BEftLINER GRAM-O-PHONE GO. Lenoir Street, DEALERS IN EVIRY TOWN ide In Mason Risch, Limited 21 WESTERN BRANCHES, 5th Street Germans Made No Attempt at Rescue efiSown MM I -Clinton Br- own MM I -Clnon r- -New city, a first cabttf wa> to join the British tt a (.adct, said "1 had just gone to the lunch to plav a game of ijuoits with othcL boys One oi them, looking oicr the side, a slreal in the water and shouted sumyor of the Lusil.ania, had io sav of his experiences I the ship I junlped overboard J ship just as "this i11S "We" w atciied it until It sttuck us, an awful explosion rushed Ho the hoat deck Just M we T got there a huge quantity ot wood I I fa go ere a g splinters and ereat of i no lifebelt, but I picked up a hit flew all flotsam Vinalls 1 got to an up- onfl Ag Vinaf IITlCl W ittl SO111C OlFUCC _....., _ OI J turned boat, and with some other swimmeis I managed to right it climbed iniand started to rescue as many1 as we could i "The German submarine made mj attempt to save anybody saw it for a moment before it dove e four minutes the flrst J went befow to get a a uoman who was frenzied with war I tried to calm her .and belMd into a boat tlMM 1 saw wbicli was nearly stamped' t got into it H-" "..th other it Down by Suction 'Then a crowd of men "to The nrst torpedo .truck between the tirst second funnels Tlie Lu- shook and settled down a hit Two othcp torpedoes quickly follow- wo Hd and soon finished our ship lour at lifeboats went with her and the CUTTING OUT HAUD imp nuiu London, May Tht. ;nt down communication was issued this ms suction leioiiing by tho British' government 1 dragged .Ms most mischief t, done by raw, s o e cheap tphits, of a nullity, the for was engulfed nany people down also "We bad floated aboul two hours iimsiiiute tor n our small boat bclore tne ris tnejr proposal a Pro cue steamers arrived Previous to ot the sale of iplrlts ten than this time some mnall shore boats and i tilrea vcilrs Bsliing smacks came along and help- ..Tnf iralie recetre lime to pi o- il0 vide Tor storage. ed us Saw Torpedo Strike Meyers, of Stratlord, "The beer duties withdrawn W G K WftyoiS, Ol onaviutu, dt i years old, who wai on fill' lei are withdrawn without modification. dut- ;