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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 19, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta fAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE PAILT HERALD WEDNESDAY, MAY 19, 1915 "fceralfc IBAH.Y AND WHKLV. RATEt: Bally, delivered, per jtar tl.M telly, kr mall, per rear...... l-M TELEPHONES: 1S5J Buelncss :OfHce editorial Office W. A. Buch.nan John TorranM Managing Director Bushiest ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR those who have beon watching events in England closely could not {ail to have exported some such a crisis as thnt which now confronts the British cabinet in the threatened creak between Lord Fisher and the j-outht'ul Winston Spencer ChurchlH. Lord Fisher is an old and tried naval ,man, but Sir. Churchill is head of the Admiralty and he exercises his pow- ers to the fullest possible Lord Kitchener announces that he need recruits short- ay, -but in the same breath jives the cheering news that the progress in 'the Dardanelles is very satisfactory, and thtt the difficulty in securing sup- plies ammunition is abating. More-concessions have offered Italy by Austria as the of peace, out both countries continue with ttelr preparations for war. News from the various fields of war yesterday appeared to give the Allies much the best ot it. The Aus- I trians have again suffered' a most humiliating.defeat at the hands of 'the Russians, and in France the vic- torious advance of the French and British continues. All forecasts of what Germany's reply to the United States will be on the sinking of the Lusitania are to the effect that the reply will be a flat refusal .to abandon the Critical meth-. ods of submarine warfare. of the Luittania.aSair we shall tight, from lait Friday sonio millions ot AinsrtcM" will retret_that aw not American army corin in flghtlng not for France or Britain, not even for Belgium, but for clvlllutlon, for humanity, for all that eweetneeB and light mean In a world suddenly brought face to face with the Hun and the Vandal. Lot fiermany but announce that the purposes to repeat her offence against us, against humanity, ami nil Mr Wilson's task will be done. He might-then lead, tut he could not restrain, a nation looking from the irlm spectacle of the women and ;he 9hildron on the pier at Queens- town, poor, mute evidences of the meaning of the German polky of to those other, living children, against whom German rase may nov be One question remains ot be answered; after that our action will automatic." A baby bit a young woman on the nose and death from blood poisoning esulted. It is now proposed that all babies should be muzzled. Toronto is going to obliterate Bis- ,ark Ave. and it is proposed to name the avenue Langemarck. It would certainly be a change for the better. There used to a town called Bis- mark in Ontario but some years ago they wisely altered the name to West jorne. The new Premier of Manitoba make! it clear that no arrangement was made for a majority of support- ers, bj- having Conservative members resign. Ttafs good. The electors of Maiitoba. ihoulA dfccide upon the men o represent them and if an appeal is made to the country it is doubtful the old Hoblin crowd will he able to return a supporter. A striking cartoon in the Montreal Star depicts Satan and the Kaiser in onversation. Thef King of Evil watching the murder otlaOO women. children and non-combatants) says: Take my crown and sceptre, "vV'il- jelm, you 'have won the Fiend-incar- ate" championship from me." Cer- a.iniy the Devil has to take eat npw to the_ leader of the Huns. WHAT WILL UNCLE SAM DO? In case Germany's reply to the States proteif aoout-the Lusi- tania is -unsatisfactory, short of war. what can the American repub- lic do? A -writer In the New York Post says that the suggestions that have been made narrow themselves down to the following: 0) The United States could seize Germany's interned warships and the merchant vessels that He idle in her -harbors. (2) She-could give them the most dreadful' rebuke that one country ever gave another by char- acterising them as an outlaw among, nations, beginning the summary of their misdeeds -with the story of Bel- gium, and following it down through various events to tie sinking of the "Lusitania." (3) She could at once enter upon a policy of non-intercoune, withdrawing her ambassador her consuls from Germany, refusing to aafeguard any longer their interests in the belligerent nations, and then Bend home von Bernstorff, Dernburg i and the German consuls. U) She E could, after this, moblliae her fleet ana form a league of the.other neutral nations to speak to Germany with the united voices of aM tee neutral world, 1 and start in this way the international police which la to uphold here- after that supreme ceurt of the na- tions that ia ultimately tt do away -with war. In considering taeae lie Saskatoon Phoenix says the tint j proposal is unthinkable; it would tail a violation of intirnatjeoal law and simply amount to reprisals, a policy for which it ia certain Presl- t dent Wilson would not ttand. Pro- potal nimfcer two nay be rejected in view, of the worda in the-final graph of the note, that the govera- jaent of the "United States will not "omit, any word or act neceisary to the performance of its sacred duty." The second proposal calls for r. jrords not acts. Proposal three 'moans the outlaw- ing of Germany and has a precedent i in the severance of .diplomatic 1 tioni with the' United States by Italy in 1897. As a moral rebuke it has t advantages hut it cannot he seriously j maintained now that a moral castlga- tien would not have any effect upon Germany. The very cause for Ameri- can action is the final answer to that plea The fourth proposal Is not without a precedent, in the Armed Neutrali- ties of Northern Europe in 1750 and 1800. How- far such a league as that proposed would so in active operation againat Is not suggested and the policing idea is more academic than practical. As to what the United States lib, the very carefully am sanely edited New York Tribune aot heiltate to. outline. It says: The thing that Gennai naval m have done to American men, wo- and children WM. an' act .of war as well-aa a deed of barbarism. It has been Indorsed by the Gennai forerament. If It is to -be: repeated f therr Is fent one course for the Presi tan and ior this country. We shal t laflt taTHe a new raannacre ft to nuke the (Germans un OUR POINT Of VIEW What kind of a crop does the Unit- ed expect to harvest this year? that the promise of win-! ei wheat is bushels.'Last year's crop was thought wonderful, nit this year's will HkHr exceed It. t would require only .bush- els of iprins wheat in addition to equal last year's total, and the spring wheat crop is figured as a record breaker also. Prepared to start the day's work EENralert-cIear-hcaded-ready for every business emergency. This is the attitude of the man who knows what pvaj bialik is. And nothing; keeps wt3a in belter form taan tlie consistent use ENO'S FRUIT SALT A GLASS of "END'S" every mormtifr makes you "fit" in every sense. END'S is the enly genuine Fruit Salt made. It contains the health-giving properties of pe pleasant to gentle atural in its a wenderfu l preven- tive of disease. Ask your druggist, NO OFFICIAL KNOWLEDGE THAT DERNBURG QUITS Washington, D.C.; May to the United States seeking a safe con- duct for Dr. Deraburg when he leaves the- country, Secretary Bryan said to- !We have no official knowledge.of Dr. and refused to discuss the question further. Mr. Bryan also refused to discuss whether the-Administration was con- sidering making further, representa- tions to Great delays to lerican commerce. i A Munich-despatch says that when he hews of the Lasitanla disaster cached Bavaria the schools closed or-the day and the children celebrat- ed the event Think of it, children rejoteinj in the slaughter of other innocent -children. .Surely the pres- ent Germany must he destroyed, or what a world we would have if Ger- many wu to dominate and iti ideals were to prevail. It would 'be a .world wtftl ttt Wood. The Calvary HemM speOi out very plainly about the deceued Rob- in goTemmtnt, It says: "Apparent- ly imfcatd with tke idea that it should retain power forever the admiaistra- ioo headed by Premier Roblin des- cended to every of political lobbeir known in Canada, and to lone that were hither o unknown, to its clutehea e succeeded as assistant 'adjutant- genera! of that division by Lieut-Col. 5. C. Mewburn, commander of the 4th nfantry Brigade, and former com- mander of the 13th Royal Regiment 'of Hamilton. Blue Ribbon Coffee anc Baking Powder You are invited to try Blue Rib- bon pure food products entirely at out risk. We guarantee- them to be absolutely pure and to give ev- ery satisfaction. If you are dis- appointed in any way bring them back'to the store.and have your money refunded. Before God and M an OP CANADA No Fear of losing Tour Money When Traveling If you carry It In the form of Travellers' Cheques issued by Union Bank of Canada. No one can cash them without your signature. Iwued In denominations of and-J200, wtth value In foreign currencies plainly slated on tho lace. Accepted full value at hotels, ticket offices and business places throughout the world. LETHBRIDGE BRANCH GRASSY LAKE BRANCH G. R. TINNING, Manager H. E. SANDS, Acting Manager :iWhy Don't You Give in" German Asks the Canucks Ptc. ErneSl Bosworlh, for a num- ber of years an employee of the Her- ald, went to France with the first Canadian Contingent. A few days ago a fritind in the city had a leUei: from him. It was written from the Duch- ess of Westminster's La Touquet, France. In the letter Ptc.. Boswoith says You will be surprised ut the ad- dress, but don't worry, I'm not hurt, I'm in here with my ears, they have been bothering me a lot lately and I got lost coming from the trenches the other night. It" was so dark, one couldn't see a toot in front, we wore coming out in. single file and 1 lost sight of the man ahead when we crossed a ditch and couldn't hear which direction they were making in. J was blundering along know where I'm going but I'm on my way" style when somebody opened fire on me. I ducked down and crawled along a little distance when I was chall- enged by one 01 our listening .patrols and I hollered to him who I was and he directed me to the road which he said was halt a mile away, it seemed half a dozen. Every time a flare went up I'd get my direction and inside of two minutes, I'd lose it again. It took me about an hour and a half to get to the road, and 1 think about a third of the time was spent in fall- ing into shell holos and ditches and crawling out again. I won't be able cuss for a mouth, I've used up my stock of cuss words. Well, I found the Company back at the billet and the captain sent me sick and here I am. I am well enough myself, hut I am in bed writing this. I guess the weather is getting warmer in Luthbridgc by now, it is fine here. A German threw a bottle from their trench into our with a note in- side it saying, "Why don't you Eng- lish, give in, I'm only waiting for vou to give in so that 1 can go home my wife'." One of our fellows threw hack a hcvnd granadu saying, i "Here, divide that between you." j Then they pasted us with bombs -from their trench mortars. GERMAN ASKS REVOCATION OF ENGLISH BARONETCY London, May 17.-r-Sir Edgar Speyer has sent a letter' to Premier Asquith resigning his privy counelllorship, and requesting also the revocation of his baronetcy. The letter declares that Sir Edgar was led to take this step after nine months of charges of disloy- alty by newspapers, which charges have..lately., culminated in speeches against him. The Globe, in an editorial publish- ed today, before the letter of Sir Ed- gar had been made public, complained that neither Sir'Edgar nor Sir Ernest CasseM, both privy councillors, had made public "their detestation of Ger- many's crimes." It was charged by the Globe that because they were of alien origin Sir El'Jgar and Sir Eniest were only per- mitted legally to hold their seats in the privy council by an amendment In the Naturalization net, which pass- ed unnoticed during the turmoil oMast August. "THE CUPBOARD WAS BARE" Winnipeg, JIan.: Freo Press.bulletin today says: "Sir Hpd- moml Hob'iin and his colleagues, be- fore they quitted office, drew their salaries for the month of May. Their successors will consequently have to work a fortnight; Ear. the -sal- ary appropriations, in the estimates be- ing, of course, inelastic. WJien .this fact -became known there' was huge (New York Post) Germany ought not to be ieft in a mqment's doubt how the civilized world regards her latest display .of "fright- fulness." It is a deed for which a Hun would blush, a Turk be aahamed, and a Barbary pirate apologize. To speak of technicalities and tke rules, of war, n the face of- such wholesale murder on the high seas IB a waste of time. The law of nations and the law of God uye been alike upon. There s, indeed, puerile talk of "warning" having been given before the Lnsl- tania .sailed. But so. does the Black- rland .send its warnings. So does Jack the Ripper write Ma defiant let the police. Nothing brtiiis pre- vents .us from regarding-such miscre- ants as wild beaets, against whom so- has to defend itself at all haz- ards. And so must the German govern- ment be given to understand that no plea ot mi'JHary necessity will now avail it before the tribunal on which sits as judge the humane conscience of the world. As .was declared by.Ger- many's own representative at The Hague congrees, the late Marscnall von Bieherstein, there are some atro- cities which international law does riot need to legislate against, since they fa'U un'uer the instant and universal of mankind, acts have been called "pure piracy." Strictly speaking, they are not that. Pirates do not act under or- ders, but the officers of German sub- marines do. This throws the respon- sibility back 'upon their government which'issued the order to sink without warning a merchant vessel with 2000 non-combatants and neutrals aboard. in the act that government becomes piratical and an outlaw. No sober mind can fail to grnsp the extreme gravity of the crisis forced upon the TJnlted States. is true that.Germany has drunk too deep of the wine of military iriao- lance-t'o be turned from it Just if she ia the-modern-example of what the Greeks ca'lled ,mad de- fiance of God and we may be sure that the true and righteous Judgments of the Lord will be visited upon her. And 'a part'of that dlvihe Judgment will certainly he such-a world-sentiment, written- Into law, as will make tho horrors'and crimes of the-past nine acatlis Icapss- evermore. Money! Money! But it isn't There's far more satisfaction in bounding health and the ability to be comfortable. When health has, slipped away through wrong habits of diet, the only way'to get it back-is to change food. Grape-Nuts (Made in Canada) is. scientifically prepared food, and con fains, all the rich nutriment of wheat and their irival- .'.liable mineral for sound nourish- ment of one's mental and physical forces. With a clear head to steer a strong body do things and win. Bo.lh can be built by proper food, arid turned to money and comforti Grape-Nuts food is delicious, richly nourishing, and easily undisputedly the most scientific food in the world. "ThereV a Reason" i it over! Canadian Postum Cereal Co., Ltd., Windsor, Out. ;