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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 17, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 1016 tetbbvibge Deualfc letbbrftflc, alberta OAILY AND WEtKtY I'Dall; Cubicrlptlon Ratti: delivered, per week 1Q6 Dally delivered, per year Daily, by mall, per Weekly, by mail, per year TELEPHONES Business Office Editorial Office W. A. Buchanan John Torrance Managing Director Business Manager Your King and Country need you right now! I ROUND THE CIRCLE SOF THE WAR Optimistic in the belief Keep the Musical Festival la mind May 23-25. Sam doain't seem to like the auditor general. Alberta le threatened with a severe drought commencing July 1- Saving up for a ''dry day" will soon be Ui order. Lethbridge hates to say good-bye to the soldier boys but we know they will uphold the, good name' of the city at Sarcee and Petawawa. With the One bnrracks provided ut Henderson Park, Lethbr-idge should not have to worry about being award- ed" plenty of militia for winter train- ing tttiit winter. '2for23c. With'full time in the mines all sum- mer, plenty of wheat for the railways to move and bright prospects for the farmer otherwise, Southern Alberta should worry. I Grand Duke Nicholas and his forces j in Asia Minor will be able to force the retreat of the Turks from Mesopota- f'mia, the allied nations arc watching r closely the Russian operations in that tihestrc. Sc rsniarksble has the pro- gress been that the Turks are believed f to be even now retreating and will i shortly evacuate Kut-El-Amsra. where I they held the British troops bel I guered for many days. Little new is reported in the fight- ing along the front at Verdun.. The Germans claim to hare repulsed sev- attacks. i The Pope has -given notice that he Trill not renew his appeal for peace, in spite of the earnest solicitations Sheepmen are ijeing hold the out for "30; cent wool. It, looks like a safe proposition too. With wool at 30 cents Southern Alberta grower will be half a million dollars hette off. two -months. and Austrian gorern- the, German meats, The trial of Sir Roger Casement in i England on the high treason charge, 1 5s proceeding. __ ______________ 1 SWAT THE DANDELION AND DO IT NOW i The pestiferous dandelion is i Wng to show its yellow head. Swat it. Dp it now. If you don't next year i 'there will he one hundred to swat I where now there is one. The danueliuiiTiniiy Da a nice iiitlu flower, but it is in the wrong place as i a rule, so we call it a weed. Leth- bridge has been particularly free from the pest heretofore, but the outlook bright this year and It be- hooves e.Tery householder, if he' Starched and light weight A NOVELTY IN TOOKE COLLARS Admitted the best quality and best fitting; in Canada TOOKE BROS.. LIMITED MONTREAL The best proof that summer stor age'of'coaris.possible Is that 95 pe cent, of the prairie dealers are stor ing to capacity this year. This means summer "Operation of the mines an( a consequent, development so that i k cold spell neit- winter floes coma along and demand that coal be rushed out, -the mine will be in a position to do their share of the Tcork erpeditiously.. WHAT MAKES LITTLE WILLIE LEAVE HOME _ According to Dr. Charles B. Daven of tie department 01 experimental evolution, Carneiie Insti- tution, children run away from home for exactly the same reaiona that their parents taka' voyages to 'Europe or their uncles-go off on fishing trips Dr. Davenport hu -Britten a book on this sublet, nomadism, as it is called It is, he the primitive race iMtlnct to wander. We all have it more or less, but most- of us are so hedged about by the conventionali- ties that we scarcely feel the "call of the or if we feel it, we put It aside at once. iBnt many per- sons feel it strongly, especially when the spring comes, and then they jtp away, to take an ocean voyage or fo get into the woods. Americans 'are more nomadic than nomadic.stock, or they would not be aera. Thiir ancestors were a selec- tion of the more nomadic individuals of Europe'. Man is naturally more inclined to roam than woman, her place having anxious about his peace of-mind in immemorial been in the home, his place having been to -go jears to come, go at the eiter- OTt m to the world and hunt and mination of the without delay, fight for her. Therefore, there are They are not hard to Jttll. A common niore men tramps than women. It "spud" such as the farmers in l the eastern provinces for killing this- ties will do the work effectively.. Cut the plant out below the ground and rit will die. Cut it good and r is the secret. The Herald understands tha1.___ T city is going to undertake to rid the J boulevards of the dandelion. If that is done, and it should, be, every pro- perty owner should 'do his bit by rid- l ding his lawn and back yard of the 1 veed. Don't spare it for sentimental I reasons, and don't take nor. stock in the report that a good grade of coffee f can be made from dandelion And as dandelion wine will be-out of order after July 1 there is absolutely V BO reason for allowing the lawn .to f be messed up with the stuff. So swat lie easier for a man to ride the beams than it is for a. woman. As might be expected, more run away than girls. The greatest number of'runaway's occur at the age of fifteen, but there are many at thir- teen asd fourteen. It Is generally as- sumed that-the early life of the child repeats the early life of the race, so it is not astonishing that all children are tempted to get out into the -world and seek adventure. the dandelion. i GOVERNMENT OWNERSHIP .'BUT EFFICIENT MANAGEMENT i In view of the agitation in many quarters for the. taking over of- thft I C. N. R. and the O- T. P. by the Do- l minion.and the nationalization of the j roads, the following from the address of Lord Claud Hamilton at the annual .'.meeting of the proprietors of the f .Great Western railway in Britain last February may prove of more thsn S passing interest The British rail. ways are now all under government i control, with a board of managers picked from the experts of the vari- ous roads in charge. Lord Claud i Hamilton'said: "Does it not strike you how marked the contract of the- smooth and suc- cental working of the gigantic Usk i imposed upon the committee of gen- eral managers with the reckless and haphazard manner In which much of the work also under, or partially un- .der, government control has been ad- ministered? The reason of the differ- ence: is obvious. In the one case the work feu been performed by prac- business men; in the other case the preponderance of poll- tMani, lawyers and government ofll- i many instances without any i reel business been I the cause of a terrible waste of public I money, of inefficiency, and of unpar- j donable delay. These mistakes are, I I am (lad to say, being gradually recti- fied; but-the war hej..been In progress tor one year aacl seven months, and it (eems a grave reflection upon our of government, that such mal- administration should hire bees pos- sible, and in the beet llterests of the etMtry It Is greatly to be BILINGUALI8M IN QUEBEC Ottawa, May the opening of the house today, the to the question by F. A. Seguln as to the Quebec legislature could past laws and regulations regarding the teaching of the English language in the province of Quebec, simitar to the .bglslation passed in Ontario re- garding the teaching of the French The speaker remarked that he thought the question. was out of order, but he deferred giving his com- plete ruling, as 3Ir. Seguin was ab- sent. rtff Crenel fcr Penw. RICKED UP IN SSINGIZZZI FOR THE BUSY MAN Pte. Stanley FufCer, of W. V. Puffer, M. P. P., for Lacombe, has been wounded in action. An anti-noise campaign, will be In- augurated by the Toronto medical officer of health. The instruments uaed by the band of the 146th Battalion, Kingston, are the contribution of A. Davis and Sons, Limited, tanners. An interesting ceremony took place at the parliament buildings, Toronto, when the Sir William Osier chapter I.O.D.E., presented a motor ambul- ance for overseas service. i. total of 5087 prayer books have, been sent to soldiers at tiie li'-oai. the Chu.'ch Bible and Prayer Book society, according to a statement made at the annual meeting of the so- ciety in. the Anglican synod. The Canadian Credit Men's associa- tion (Ontario division) urged the adop- tion, throughout Canada the day- light saving; measure in a. resolution at the annual meeting held in London, .May touch of hum- or was added to the Casement, trial when Mary; Gorman, the Irish girl, told her story of meeting "Casement aud his two companions as they were leaving the beech. She talked in a brogue so broad that it was' neces- sary to ask her to write the words before-they could be understood. This she did smilingly. After identifying Casement, she told how she had seen the latter in the custody of a able. She did not. recognize Bailey. At this point the attorney-general Sir Frederick Smith, took a hand in .he proceedings, lie conducted the examination of JohivHearne of the Royal Irish who vas summoned by McCarthy when .he found the. boat.' It was Sergeant iearne who arrested Casement near Tralee. The sergeant said that, ac- companied by Sergt. Riley he search- ed the country around and at length 'ound m the" old fort "a prisouer iu the dock, the tall mau; The sergeant'continued: 'T asket rim who he was. lie said his naine as Richard Morton that his home vas at Denham Bucks, that he was MI author and that he had written a hook on the "life of St. Brendan." Hearne aaked the prisoner whence e had come and he replied D.ublin 'o a further Question he" said he had no passports. Artemis Jones, counsel for de- ence. asked Hearne whether he had een Sergt. Riley take from Case- icnt a document giving an account f his movements in Germany. Hearne epHed, "no, but there was a small aper, written in a foreign language hat was taken from Casement." In the cross-examination of Hearne tt was disclosed that Casement had objected strongly to being questioned and did not'submit, until one. of the constables levelled a rifle at him. On the way to ..the station he dropped c roll of papers which the police re- covered. for ,the jrebeta, besides ot'ier war material. "The Aud lay in ubaut 18 faUion.ii of the .diver said. ''She had the Norwegian flag painted pn hull. 1 found a hole lu her Bide 12 or 14 feet in diameter. On the bed of the sea I a lot of rifles and am- munition." The witness identified one rlflo, parts of several other rifles and bay- onet case ami cartridges ho 'had brought away with him. During the afternoon the prosecu- tion produced several other interest- ing exhibits. Among them was handbag which was. found buried on the shore where Casement and his companions landed. This bag con- tained the greeii robe I flag .shown at Monday's session, considerable amount of ammunition and several maps of Ireland. It is charged that these show that the purpose of the prisoners in visiting Ireland was to participate Jn the uprising. A widow visiting her soldier son's grave on the field of the battle of the "Marne was herself killed by bombs dropped by a German aviator in pass- ing over the field. The widow's daugh- ter, who also -was at the graveside, was mortally wounded. The work of Dr. Caroline Brown, Toronto, in .the matter of Red "Cross work has just been ..recognized by the central office of the St. John's ambu- lance corps, situated in London, Eng- and, by an honorary life membership ia organization. A siity-mile gale raged at Gait for 24 hours, and, while many shingled roofs have suffered, the heaviest damage was done to the Gait wire ind ornamental iron works .-on North Vater street, where practically'the entire flat roof was lifted from Its position, and deposited on the street. The visit the marquis and mar- chioness of Aberdeen was fittingly honored by the city of Brantford. The jarty was welcomed at the station by rtayor Bowlby for the city, Mrs. G. P. I Buck for tne National CouncH Wo- men, and ilrs. W. C. Livingston for the Women's Patriotic league. Recommendation that no change be made in Uie discipline ot the Methodist Episcopal chuwh, which trohibits church members from danc- ng, playing cards and attending the heatre, was adopted by .the commlt- ee on the state of the1-church In convention at Saratoga Springe, N. Y., by a vote of 113 to 43. The Canadian Horse 'Breeders' As- ;ociation and kindred organizations will present to the Minister of Militia fully equipped Blue Cross Field Am- lance for the .Canadian forces at he front. The outfit o.'-aprlaes an imbulance .and wagon and wenty horses. Everything, including harness, saddles and blankets, cost Chris Blaine, the 75-year-old Wain- leet farmer, charged by his daughter- n-law, Mrs. Emma Blaine, with con- piring Vith her to defraud the Bank of. Toronto, was honorably diacharg- by Judge Livingstone. Mrs. Blaine, he self-confessed forger of checks to he value of accused her father- n-liw, claiming that he framed ilan to beat the bank. the >attalion, Montreal, has been recom- mended for the Victoria Cross and also the French Legion of Honor for :olding the line'in the battle of St. Hoi with 25 men against repeated at- acks of the enemy, after the greater number of his company had been wip- ed out in a bayonet encounter fpllow- :g an intense German bombardment. Answering a call to service in the Yench military hospitals, a second group of Canadian nunes have gone Like the first contingent, left Toronto on Christmas eve, Ms second instalment have been ent by the Canadian National Assocl- tlon of Trained the entire transportation, amounting to being borne by Mra; H. D. Warren. Announcement was made of the hipment of f worth of sup- plies by the American Red Cross to he belligerents of Europe since Sep- ember. Of this amount went o the allies and to the cen- ral powers. The have In- luded everything from socks to the most expensive hospital equipment. Drove Caaemchi in Cart The star "-witness from the stand- point of human interest was Martin Collins, a farmer's lad of. 13 years who -was called to identify Casement as one of the'men arrested near Tra- lee. handsome little chap with a rich brogue, told with evident pride how lie had driven Casement and a constable for several miles when the prisoner was being taken to head- quarters. Much of the time he was testifying the.boy kept his on Casement anfl there was no hesitation on his declared the man in the dock: was the one he had driv. en in his cart. After the hearing had been in pro- gress for some.time-, Casement turn- ed his attention from the testimony to the writing of a long statement. While thus engaged he showed mark- ed emotion for the -first time since the hearing began. It was a striking change from the smiling and self-con- fident man of a short time- before.' At the afternoon session the pro- secution produced further testimony regarding events attending the arrest of Casement and 'Bailey. Much cf this was corroborative, the attorneys for the crown evidently to leave no detail uncovered. The constable who took Casement from Tralee to Dublin testified that the prisoner heard that a motorcar ran into a stream near Castlemaine and that two of the' occupants were drowned, whereupon he said: "I am very sorry for those poor men. It was on my account that they came here. They are good The motor car referred to, it is pre- aumed was the one which was sent to meet the men-when they landed. The chauffeur told of having been sent for some men, one of whom gave the nanse oE Mulcahay, whom the chauffeur recognized as Bailey. Con- stables told of Baily's arrest. Fate of German Ship The most interesting testimony of the day was the story of the fate of the German -ship Aud, which was sent out from Kiel'with arms and am- munition to fulfill in part promises of assistance.said to have been made "by the Germans. The Aud was held up on suspicion -off the west coast not far fro.m Tralee by the British naval patrojshlp Bluebell and was be- ing taken to Queenstown when she was sunk by her own crew. Details Of the capture and sinking were given by Sidney Waghorn, a signal man on the Bluebell, who said: "Early LADY ABERDEEN ASKS LENIENCY FOR IRELAND. Montreal. May Counters of Aberdeen arrived from Hamilton Mon- lay and attended the annual meeting of the Local Council of Women, of which she is honorary advisory pre- sident, as well as president of the in- eruational council, and was the :uest of the local council at the Rltz- Carlton for "the day. Lady Aberdeen brought greetings Tom her husband to the council and addressed the members on a number of subjects. She made a strong ap- peal that Ireland should not be judged by the recent rebellion, which had been just as much an invasion aa any other, a rebellion stirred up and financed by Germany amongst the remnant of the strike organization built up years ago under Jim Larkln. Lady Aberdeen returned to Hamil- ton last night. Mothers! Watch your Children's Health THE sparkling eyes, rosy cheeks and bright vivacity of childhood can only come from per- fect health. .Mothers! Watch-carefully _ your children's health and train them into regular habits. There is no safer corrective or preventive of children's ailments than END'S FRUIT SALT Not only a delicious and cooling drink Init a mild natural tonic-aperient. It -Ads gently upon the stonmch and cleanses and ptirilies the system by natural means. Insist on only gmuine "FRUIT SALT." J.C.ENO.UJ., 'Trull ta.ll 1.1 Axriu 19 KiCAUL STIL'EI, TORONTO (9) I, Be ware of Substitutes RAINBOW PATROLS PACIFIC COAST Ottawa, May Wilfrid tLaur- ier asked -in the house today about a dispatch, stating that the Rainbow had actually captured a ship on the Meiican -coast which had been char- tered by a German company, and was carrying a valuable cargo of sugar corn and coffee. Hon. Mr. Hazen replied that the naval service department had been advised that the Rainbow had cap- tured a power schooner called the Oregon, but he added that it was not considered advisable to publish the details of this matter. In reply to Sir Wilfrid, Mr.. Hazen stated that the Rainbow was patrolling the Pacific order to protect our commerce. In reply to further question, he said that the two submarines were also engaged in the same purpose. MINISTER MAY BE GIVEN A COMMAND Calgary, May rumor, ap- parently not without some foundation, is that a Sportsmen's battalion will be formed in Calgary at an early date which in this case -.will, mean almost at once, and Major Hogbin of the dis- trict staff, will be the commanding of- Eieer. Major Hogbin is an old timer n Calgary, having been here fer well on to 20 years. He is chaplain at- .ached to the district staff, and has >een associated with, military .organ "zations for some.considerable time. Headquarters at Calgary It is also stated with some author- :ty that the 191st with headauarters at Macleod, where recruiting is being started will _be made, a .Calgary' bat- talion with headquarters here. Gome imminent Calgary men may join the battalion as officers. OFCANADA A Valuable Feature of a Joint Account opened with the Union Bank of Canada in the names of two persons, Is -that If one dies the family funds are not tied up Just when they are likely to be most needed. Tho survivor can withdraw the money without delay or formality. Think it open a Joint Account LETHBRIDGE BRANCH G. H, TINNING, Manager GRASSY LAKE BRANCH H. SHANDS, Ating Manager Montieal, May Lib- eral- candidates "and three Oonserva- many" of whom were members of the last house have been elected bv acclamation to the Quebec legis- lature This Tvas the principal sur- prise brought forth today, which is day for the provincial par- which will be lield next Monday There may have beeii -further acclamations, but the foregoing--figures represent the total number ascertained tonight. The premier, rSlr Lamer Gouln, and1 :he provincial treasurer, Walter G. Mitchell, -go. -back to Quebec unop- posed..; But, so far as known tonight they ire the oulv cabinet ministers thus fortunate, all the other ministers having opponents in the field. Col. Simirt, now' at the front, a. Conser- vative member, was returned unop- posed us a result the premier's in- tercession, Sir Lomer having succeed- ed in stopping a. .movement toward selection of an opponent for the ab- sent soldier. CANADIANS CUT TIMBER Londou, May 15. The president of the board of trade, in ,the, house ot commons, today, said in answer T.o u question: Fifteen hundred Canadian wood- men have come here to cut timber. We were so short of 'timber that we realized a great deal of work must be done forthwith, though every'. en- deavor is being made to do it eco- ADVANCE IN WAGES Plttaburg, Pa., May hun- dred telegraph' operators employed by the" .Western Union Telegraph com- pany in this city have1 been given an increase in wages amounting to from S to 1-3 per cent, according to an- announcement Just made here. day morning the Bluebell was on pat-j roi duty on the southwest coast of Lieut Peter Browne, of the 22nd inland when we sighted a ship fly- Jimmy pipes and makiii's the international joy smoke Ing the Norwegian colors. We sig j nailed her and asked who she was j and where she was bound. She re- plied that she was the Aud, bound! firom 'Bergei for Genoa. At. that time we were about 130 miles west of Queenstown. "We ordered the A.ud to follow us. j but she did not do so, until we fired i a shell. Then she proceeded with us. I "When we got near Daunt's" Rook, the Aud stopped her engines, The Bluebell wag then a cable's length distant from her and we saw white smoke coming from her aftcrhold. Two German ensigns were run up on her masthead. The Aud lowered: two boats which were rowed to the Blue- bell. Wft fired a round at these boat's. They flew flags of truce and the oc- cupants put up their hands. They were made prisoners. They proved .to be 19 or 20 bluejackets, threo officers. Ten minutes later tfte.AiJd sank about a mite and a quarter from the lightship." Waghorn was followed on the stand by a diver who Inspected the wreck of the Aud for the purpose of The Red Croti hu acted as pure has- ing the statement thai she bad arms 'ing agent in the U. all belli- and ammunition aboard, it being gercntn. claimed that she carried rffjos Back up and get a fresh start! For men who got away to a false start on a pips i or home-made cigarettes Prince Albert has a or two for what ails their sniokeappelites! Forget you ever tried to smoke, for Prince Albert is so different, has such a fine flavor, and is so cool and cheerful and friendly, you'll get a new idea of smoke joy I The patented process cuts out bite and parch I Prince Albert has always been sold without coupons or premiums. We prefer to give quality! This little talk is also for men who think they're on the right track. All to be said ia that the sooner you lay out the price for a supply of Prince Albert, the sooner you'll make a discovery that'll be worth a lot to your peace of mind and tongue 1 If your dealer cannot supply it, ask him R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO., WiMton-Sahn, N. C, U. A. ;