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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 15, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta MAY ,15, 191S FAGKFOUV I She Hlbcrta OAIUY AMD WItKtV. OUlT. year..... M-JJ Dallr, br Bill, per year...... SMeUr. br tsall, per resr...--. TELEPHONES; dullness offlce Editorial Offlce 122J Inn ahead oC them." ihlt view Must ft thousands Can- itaiant, who think nioro of the Em- pire's need tt the present moment than they do ot political exigencies. A mistake appears to be made ty- many people In td the popular vote the last general election for the Dominion If. September, 1911, Be- cause tho Conservative party then ob- tained a majority of 47 of the parlin- mentary seats. The popular vote, the Stratford Beacon says, -.vas against the prisent government and for it, or only a majority of W, A. Buchanan John Torranes llaniiglai! Director Business Manszer Had the Conservative repre- sentation In tho House been according to the vote they received there would only have been 116 to 107 opposition, ivf 8 of a majority. In many con- !stituencies a few votes would :have 'converted Conservative into a ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR The resignation of the Italian cab- 1 Liberal majority. met yesterday once again postpones Italy's participation in the conflict, j xew York Independent in an and although the people are violent editorial on "Canada Saved tho in their demonstrations in favor of ,oW tlle 8torv Of vine greatest battle war, it may tie some time before the war raging in and chaotic conditions in the government there are adjusted. Attention is chiefly focussed today upon Berlin in anxious awaiting of the reply of the German government to tile U. S. note demanding account- ing for the sinking of the Quit Light Ud ot course, is conBdent'.y ejected to give the United States a flat refusal of all her demands. That would be in accordance with the course which has hitherto been adopted by the Kaiser's government. President Wll- sph is prepared for such an eventu- ality. The extent of his actions in such a case is the object of much conjecture today. In all theatres of war in Europe the Allies have made marked progress, hut at great cost. The Austrians claim a victory over the Russians, Imt Petrograd is insistent that the .Russian troops are still pushing for- ward. tic Canadians turned defeat into victory, and added: "Every American heart beat faster when the news was flashed across the ocean. The United is neutral, but the United States will over applaud the valor of men who are not to die. And ibeyond all, the" United States must applaud.the heroism oE Can- ada. Canada is our kltn and kin. Canada is our neighbor. For a hundred years neither, cannon nor fort his frowned over the 3000 miles ot frontier between us. have shown the world the way of peace and disarmament, in this supreme and solemn hour of when the'-blood of her sons reddens like the maple leaf the clay Of Belgium, we realize more than ever that Canada's heritage and civilization are ours also. Canadians are Americans." A. A. ceived a letter from Sydney W. Pas- Ottawa, Ont, May a, little dinner In Montreal lust week the-Hon. diaries Dohtrty Introduced the Hon. ---lied DICKED UP IN ASSINGI FOR till! rliSV HAN Premier Sfott announced definitely that tho Mounted 1'ollco would re- main in Saskatchewan. The Toronto street railway employ ON PAdUMENr OOMIPV OAOMV Robert Rogers as tho "most abu. but also.the mort popular'Minister the Which that whenever a election Ms pulled off the Honorable Boh Is to. be the of- ficial goat. In fact, that is Bob's go out In front and take1 brickbats, while his colleagues.stain around ill picturesque attitudes gather the floral tributes. Putting It up to Hob Is about the best.thing the government does. When the Cabinet has 'decided on a course action Bob can always feel sure ot hi e.< ill the- Ot sharo of public opinion. It It Is a mat- ter of approval his colleagues talto all the glory; it It-ls a matter ot disap- proval Bob takes all the blame. That is Bob's place In tho scheme of things. The Toronto street railway employ- :Tllllt is why M must liava a hide like MS adopted a resolution, asking nn a a conscience like ft increase in pay. William C., Kennedy ot Windsor, was nominated unanimously as federal can- didate by North Essex Liberals. South Ontarici Conservatives nom- inated Wiiiiam Smith, M..P., as fed- eral candidate. W. T. Goodwin' a. labor, candi- date Ior the House ot Comnions in Picton county, Nova Scotia.' A. B. H. Creiwiekc, K.C., one ol the leading members ol the Ontario bar, and an ex-mayor oi Barrio, pass- ed away atter'ah hour's 'illness. John J. Drew, K. C.', of Gitelph, law partner of Col. A, H. Macdon- oce leather trunk. eaer Without these quail- ties a Wicked Partner would not he worth his salt. Bob Is the one ma band. He beats the drum, clashes the cymbals, and does all the 'brass work because he has brass to do it with. When the crowd is big enough the main tent is thrown open, and the performance begins. To give him due, Bob never complains at the thankless task, He does It willingly, knowing. that. he will find his reward in another rection. a spieler there have been better. hands at the Job than Bob. The .Min- ister of Public Works is not an en- orator Ho drones hls.mes- John E. Chisholm, Moose Jaw, has hetn selected. as Con- servative candidate ior tho Saskatch- AIIU..LU. Lultlfea it.iu Bishop Henry Michael ..Turner, bish- straight face. He can ask other peo op oi the African" .11. .B. church in jpje to believe what he doesn't .believe Michigan1 and Canada, died suddenly from a stroke of paralysis .in Hotel Dieu, Windsor, at the age GERMANY'S MANY BROKEN CONTRACTS Breaking contracts seems to be a palsion amongst the Germans. Bri- tain's participation in the war was brought about by Germany's failure to. adhere to its pledged word. Since that time the Kaiser has broken pledges and promises by the score until today the rest of the world would be startled if Germany was to alter its course. Germany, in order to win her ob- ject, has done what she agreed not to do, and the Peterboro Review very well maintains that is why there cnn be absolutely no compromise in this war. We Must win decisively' of iuSu completely. Peace on any terms of compromise would he Uie most dis- graceful thing in our whole history. the following from The Hague Crjin- jjSuct showa what Germany ligreed to ill the matter of poison bomba: "The contracting powers agree to abstain from Uie use of projectiles, the object ot nhich is the diffusion of asphyxiating or deleterious gases. ___ __ _ "The. present declaration is only themselves so nobly for binding on the contracting powers in the United. Empire." "Made in Can-' the case of a war between two or ada" Bounds very'well, but it is a'sel- jnore of them. '-It shall cease to. binding from the .time in.a.war.between the contracting powers, one of the bellig- erents jolnedrbv a non-con- tracting power. "This declaration' was .ratified by the differest Bowers as follows: "Austria-Hungary, ratified Septem- ber 4th, 1900. "Belgium, ratified Sept. 4, 1900. "France, ratified Sept. 4, 1800. "Germany, ratified Sept. 4, 1900 with a bad cold, a bumble bee'with inflammatory of SCLKIUI.C these has anything on Bob as a.nias- ewan legislature in Moose'Jaw ot monotonous diction. It's what ty. he sa-ys that keeps people awake, not Robert McOuliy, who was mayor ot the way he it, I St. Thomas, in.1891 and 1892, Put of endeavor the and who has been, in.the council, with pen, In another line of Adams, Of Hamilton, has re- Q[ par. ness is gone on With. Ilament for Newcastle-under-tyniB, is Taltnt Serio-Comtdy One of Bob's best sifts is a tftlettt tor serio-comedy. He can say the most excruciating things with an absolutely u .citu. ilarnent- for newcastie-unqer-ijyine, is call, of the London wholesale house, araong the wounded mentioned in the James Limited, which reads casualties list.received.from the Dar- in part: "The other day I was rather danelles. amused to .receive an article from a Canadian trade, paper in support of the 'made-ta'Canada' campaign, coun- selling all its readers to buy Canadian products and eschew foreign manu- facturers. Prom the figures, etc., it appeared that one of the chief foreign countries aimed at was Great Britain. By the "same post I had a request from the siine piipef for an advertisement. this you call it- craze of. a few people, and that the real mind of _Canada is expressed by the fine himself, and never blink an eye. Al- though he is a very rich man, he times makes nowas like a The wife oi Joseph Lavasseur, who ed son of toil. The conducts the hotel at Jubilee Point, ing is.tha ring of truth. Bob hu-nao Kico lake, met death .-byc'r drowning experience With many rings, or one Saturday when the canoei she was kind and another, but that ring he has paddling was overturned in rough never been quite able to break into. r a.. ---------j Nr0 doubt the Honorable Bob is earnest enough in wanting a general "Great Britain, adhered Augunt 30, 1900: "Japan, ratifies October 6, 1900. ''Montenegro, ratlfted Oct. 16, 1300. "Portugal, ratified Sept.. 4, 1900. "Ruasia, ratified Soft. 4, WOO. "Serbia, ratified May 11, "Turkey, ratified June 12, 1907." Canadians are believed to have lost their lives through Germany's break- ing of this agreement. Some wtre certainly Injured. Canada will not rest until she has made every POB- aiiiie effort to avenge this crime and to force the German criminals to re- their own contracts. water. The body was recovered Four Rcgina public school teachers Four KCgma pUOUC Ecnoui Lcauueia folia rtnwi, is have applied to the board to be ection bnt where he is exchange 01 teacuers DBIWUBU uiumeui. riwaic imriliuui countries within the British Empire Parliament bas been Iiercjli partuan That is to may, it has .followed up the made possible through the agency graft in tlie Shoe Committee and Pub- thing.understand that it do Accounts Committee. mcnt, inaugurated-several, years ago hot air! They realize that the desire to''keep out British goods at a lime when Britain wants all the help she can get is merely the passing _ e fellows in who nsh policy. It we didn't import goods how would we raise the revenue our Conservative friends consider the tar- iii so necessary, An4 again if we didn't import, how could we expect In export? Think it over. "Every drop of rain is worth a dal- a cheerrai farmer. Here's hoping 'tis true. Have you leen a gloomy lo-oklni farmer the past couple of days? Ouesc not. 'How would to call this rain a debt-payer? If It brings an abundant crop fott of will be paid eft. A prominent Toronto buiinesi man U O. Bear. In hit Tlnn ataHut am electiai he layi: "It Sir Robert BArden announces that DO election will be held during the vac he and should receive the support ot nil Cuadlani, Irre- o< Only fey complete cemtlon 'mlBlnj' can the government be given reMonable free- dom to pnMecaU the ly THE WEITERN OIL.9EEKERS The' Toronto Globe has tbe follow- .ur comment to make on the Alberta oil situation: Norman Lambert's dispatch de- scribing the progress made during the past year in'the development of the Calgary .oilfield, proves that all the money thrown to the promoters of the oil boom was not squandered. Much of It'paiied merely from the posses- sion 61 too' credulous speculators to hat'of men: who iiever intended it to be used IB sinking oi! wells. Enough of it has been-expended legitimately to irove that in one part of the field oil Ipes uuderiy the.surface in an area measuring three miles by two. No less than 45 'wells have been and in most cases drilling is still in" pro- frees. Only a few have been aban- because at the anticipated depth oil was not fttuid. "All'this it matt encouraging. The proving ef lew oilfield, especially where drilling has to be carried down almost 3000 feet through so varied and difficult strata as are encountered in the foothills ot a task much capital. That an all deposit ex- ists is no longer in doubt. oil exists In paying quantities li still to be proved. .The dogged development work carried on during the past year In the of great financial stress not ecaSe uattl a definite decl sion is reached upon that point. "The Globe .regrets to a dispo- sition on tin part of some western On tarlo papers, published In oil-produc Ing districts to belittle the, work now being done in the Caltary field ia neither leneraUs nor wise. There can be no rtva'lary betwaen oil pro- duced in Ontario and the Albertaa product. The uses ol.oll ars increai more rapidly than its production. And 'important oil Industry In western Canada would benefit people ol Ontario to almost as great an extent aii" those in the immediate vicinity The jprogress and prosperity East are bound up In the development of the West Good Canadians' there- fore, whether In the East or the West will with gratification the efforts now being made to prove up the Ca1 r oilfield." OLD HEAD OFF KW8AUE WHtftS SOME LU4ITANIA WERE LANDED Schha If yon want aciinkiug drink that will' five you a feel- ui 6f delightful freshnesa and vigor, try Ginger Ale and Sthnapps. It pleating to the palate at delicate will do good m otimulatinc the vital organ! of body to healthy activity. Vastly luperior to ordinary gin. The Hudson's Company. CROM the time mother 17 wlected your powder until now, wnrn you are choosing your is Colgate Talc- for hat been a standard Tale Pewder lor lot you and jrotir Cur Baby Talc, like-Baby hmself, is new wclcaiite. U it a real boric powdn ItoHl umc form, tilft ai oiir other talc, powders, except the is Ins pronoun- and mar thereiore be preferred fiir Ihe rrtilMty.-. There u wjde choice in our eight delightful iiauqnet Bnlir Talc If rurlct Roue Violet Mon.d Vl.ltt JlacfylU TlkUd nicentia Talltl Articles are wW. A tltinty trial box atU btstnlfai ftar cents in slampt. SIB COLGATE CO Q rjnihihMind BIdl.. Monlretl. lasting, rejintil. tt. C. JLSHEFUEfiD.MiiirciJ. Site tact lor as a question of voting ir the purposes of the war, the Oppo- tlon was as keen to help the British nipire and the cause of Jmmanity as ven Bob Hogers could desire, but hen it comes to seeing that every ollar of that one hundred and fifty Illioas does Its appointed work, Boh ogers.ia not as keen as the Opposi- On would like him to be. Grudge Against Senate Another grudso of-Bob's Is the Sen- ,e. The Seuate made the Votes-tor- oldiers bill "unworkable." Quite The votes-for-soldiers bill as mended by., the .Senate cannot be ork'ed 'tile, Vay the Honorable. Oob ns in mind'.' If the soldiers get a hance of voting the election should e an honest one. As far as it can, he Senate has cut out any slelgbt-ot- and work with the ballots, To that xtent the bill if .The eiiaie was a great disappointment to Ob last session'.' He figured that the ited Chamber would throw the votes'- or-eoldiers bill Out, and give him ani is friends a wave the old ag. Instead of- that, the braVo eld enate which .is as subtle as it. is rave, gOt together and .made the bill s nearly perfect jia 'possible. The enate is a. great obstacle to coarse work in the Lower House, and It's Bob hat knows it." -Hence these tears. The eal' with the Opposition, ns lob sees it, Is Its unbending patriot- am, There's the rub. Bob's speech t Montreal sounds very much like the urglar blaming the plumber for leav- 6g the window open. Ottawa politicians are not inclined o censure Bob tor the poor case he puts up. It is not his Mult that It- sn't.a better one. Besides nothing is oo flimsy to serve as a caUsUs belli, as the war in "Europe baa already proved. A more skilled dialectician might have .done more with It, but Bob did his best, which is as much as any man can do. He was simply playing bis role, as the other cabinet minis era will play theirs when the election ;ampaign begins. For instance, Premier Dorden will disclaim what Bob Rogere lays and do t afterwards. If there is any noole work like kicking Garland out of the party Premier Borden will be there with copper-toed boots, and will kick so hard that the victim will bounce Jack, as Garland has done already For the rest. Premier Borden will be he heavy father, and will speak on a ofty, moral plane with- an eye to hii page in history. The Horn Wi T. White will double ip In his two fayorite Wii jrd of finance'who piiloks gold out of the air, and the Tired Atlas'who com plains bitterly of. the.burdens.laid ot lie government, by the not, ot :ourse, including himself. fiir George Foster the 'mellow cynic who says "a plague on both your but sflcks to the one that tanpenB to be on top. Major-Oeners.1 8am Hughes will be the plain, blunt man, who friends, and sees that any patriot who rent to Mhool with Mm gels ten per :ent off the top, toctor Reid wtll be Bob'a righ bower, and the Hon. Frank Cochram his left; neither ot them whirlwim but both office Napolepnr rlth Ontario in the hoilow ot tbel he courtesy of 'certnin English civil- who sliare our captivity and have been-told off to act as-scouts for us in theVyai-sitysense of that expres- Amongst thes'o-is a-wcll-knorfri I.-FvH.-' -These .unfortuntitea have not only been employed (or weeks In er- actiin shed's, :barbed wirs fence, and And through the ill will an near In their favorite rolei, but th" Honorable Bob, as the villain in th will get most of the cat-calls. MAP SHOWING LATEST GERMAN AIR RAID Southend, Leigll-on-Sea. and West Clift, only 40 miles from London, weTO islted early on the morning of Hay 10th. so but have been set to more mental and degrading tasks, such as cleaning, out latrines. Small wonder that HKe many ot our wounded, who hive-been.sO.-groMly are consumed with a deadly intensity of hatred, ivhich will go down into the grave with them." INCORPORATED USB ReMt'Vti FuikU Total Having 370 tiirou f far Uaailhllg collections With economy and despatch, and thi M. AITKIN, THE CANADIAN BANK QF COMMERCE MR FDMirNTI WALKER. B.C.U Prt.ld.nt JOHN AlfeD. C. BBOWN. of Ccalral Watert Bfaach.. RESERVE FUND, FARMERS' BUSINESS flie Canadian Bank of Commerce extends to every facility for the transaction of their banking business, including the and collection of sales notes. Blank in .supplied of charge on application. Lethbridge Brafach R. T. and i In DESCRIBES LIFE PRISONER IN OIRMAN following.Is frem the diary o BrltHh prlaoner, who la wounded d 4 prisoner In London, April 10: "Ottr beds "are iron cots, with dirty paillasses, arranged In two.tiers round the room. I myself occupy, an ipper berth, and find It little Incon- whlut to ellmb Into since 1 ohly me senlewble arm. Only a privileg- ed few among suoh an the wound- Mi, a blanket, and that only by Art Your Children Learning to Save Money? Each maturing son and daughter should hive a personal Savings Account in the Union Bank of CaMcU, with opportunities, to save regularly, and training In how to expend money wisely, Such an education In thrift and saving will prove jnvaluabto In later life. OF CANADA LETHiRIOGr BSANOH: ORAStV LAKE BRANCH 0. R.TINNINO, Manager H. E. SANDS, Actlnj MSnSgcr ;