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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 2, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR Sbe letbbrfoo'e 'tberalb e, alberta DAILV AND WEKKLV SUBSCRIPTION RATES Daily, delivered per year..... Daily, by mail, per year...... mail, per TELEPHONES Bull ness Office Editorial Office 1224 W. A. Buchanan Managing Director John "Dbrranct Business Manager AS THE SITUATION STANDS Apparently the war. now in its thir- :eeath week, has entered upon a ne jhase, aud with tho exception of a ew sporadic attempts we may expeci o see-Germany on the defensive froo, now forward. The reason for this deduction is thi nemy's apparent ibaadoanicnt of his raid en the French channel ports, and the renewed aggressive of the Allies ail along the line in Belgium and Prance. Evidently the Kaiser has all his cards on the table. Unless he can make -on some of the more remote strategy which we have been led to believe he has held ill reserve, we may eipect him to .-be on the de- fensive until the with the Allies continually pressing, on the watch to UiETHBRIDGE DAILY MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2- 19] P IICKED UP IN ASSING THE BUSY MAN For 35 years agent for J. K. Booth Thomas DarUajj died at North Bay. Lieut-Col. U It Baker, former mayor of Beauliarnois, Quo., Is dead. Every one ot Keglna's clvto employ- ees while on active service will re- ceive halt salatjr. volunteers to the second contingent will be., given 335 in cash and many useful articles. -London city council will place JJOOO ,ife insurance on every member of .heir first Canadian contingent, Sir Adam BeVte has cabled an offer o( "Sir James." his famous jmje-wia- ning thoroughbred, to Gen. Alderson. It is expected that Niagara Falls H-ill half the 120 men which will make up the s-scoml con- tingent ot the 44th Regiment, The Temperance tVderation of Hamilton will ask the city council to submit a bylaw nest January to cut off 12 hotel and six shop licenses. Injuring his ankle in a rush for a' car a feiv. Charles Williams of St. Catharines, developed lockjaw id died in the- hospital. To prevent steam blowing a lid 'rom a cooking: utensil a spring wire clamp, easily attached, has been patented. The price potatoes at St. Cath- arines has fallen in four weeks from 1.30 to 50c a bushel, some selling at 40 cents. W. L. Griffith, secretary to the Can- ;dian High Commissioner, has denied the story that Canada's food eontrftu- The Old Hen Doesn't Stop Scratching When The Are iIJIs business falling off a little? Pound it on the back, add a few more dollars to your adver- tising, appropriation, and Go After "Business As Usual PRINCE OF MONACO ANGRY WHEN GERMANS WANT CASH tf PKENCH WOMEN AID THEIR SOIJD1EKS ions were lying neglected English docks. Among :the Quebec volunteers tlie push some advantage in the o hope of finding a break in the line, i Lieut-Col. Gunn's battalion of Most We may therefore eipect develop- ments in the western theatre to be BUCh slower in materializing in fu :ure than in The battle line vill everywhere assume the condition it seise which has been the feature tght on the Aisne for many reets, unless, of course, the Allies aunch another surprise such as they M when they threw the araiy of 'aris ou the German right with such filing effect on the Marne. Frontal ttacks will be in. order, with the ad- antage, of'course, on. the side of the ilj55, huTe iuWaya iicw" canis, rthe form of fresh forces, to play. On the Russian front the question one of Russia's next move. Here jaiiL Gensajiy is on the defensive, id it would-not be at ail surprising we heard shortly of a determined ossian march on one of the German rts. Posen may be the next centre in that field. As for the new element, Turkey, e news seems to indicate that some- dy is trying to "get out from In der" there, and it would not be.sur- ising if the Porte would yet make goat of Germany, accede to allied discharging the German swg of the Goebec and Bresiau, and lie up for the winter." Turkey is eresting only aa to which way she I jump, not how great her inmi :e would be either way. iu the capacity of major. -The 10th Royal Grenadiers, Toron to. have named: these offlcers for the regiment's quota in the second con tingent: Major J. H. Porter, Lieut. S S. Burnham (son of Dr. G. H. Burn Lieut. A. Macdonald. Lieut F E. Morkill and Lieut. S. C. S. Kerr (son of Senator J. K. Kerr.) Three judges of the Mississippi Supreme Court wore jumpers and overalls on the .bench to help along the movement to wear cotton clothes. Olives are the longest lived fruit trees, some In Syria having home abundant crops for more than 400 iars. Announcement is made that the 3th Royal Regiment of Hamilton will be- represented by four of its offlcere n the second contingent These are: Dr. Thomas- Morrison, who goes as adjutant to LieuL-Col. John I. McLar- en; Ueut. -Thomas Stinson. formerly a well known" football player; Lieut. B. O. Hooper, manager of the Bank Hamilton rbranch, and Lieut, Wm. Carer.. Among.tie privates wfil be W. J. Clifford, who has won honors, in- cluding-the King's Prise in rifle shoot- ing at homeland abroad. PRINCE OF MONACO Ruler of Monte Carlo, whoie chateau near Rheimt has been seized by Ger- mani, who demand ransom. JAg the tourist crop is not good, I Prince it protesting to ntutral povwei French girls providing the soldiers with milk at a railway depot near the Aisne firing line. THE SURGEONS IN THIS WAR Jntario Indians are going to the fly- After the Kaiser's scalp of weden denies It Is pro-German. We the motive the, npted the denfaL" IB Kaiser is preparing to ice that -Belgium fs annexed nany. A clear case of counting chickens, etc. Democrat Chronicle) _ According to a statement by Dr. J. Prince of .Monaco is igry with General von Buelow, one 1 of the German commanders, who he believes has been trying to extract money from him. The been for Trssks at tlie Priiite's chateau at Marchais, near No French soldiers have been iu mediate vicinity during the the general imposed the heavy war tax of on the poor village of Sis'- sonne, near the chateau, saying that the village nad committed some in- significant wrong. Tne village was unable to pay more than a quarter of this sum. Genera'l voii T'-ucIow r-.iil a messenger twice to the Prince, threatening to destroy the. chateau and the village on Nov- ember 14, unless the'Prince paicUrae amount demanded. The Prince refused the demand of the General, saying that as he was a sovereign himself he would treat of the matter with the Kaiser. However, fte said he was witling to pay the tax In order to save the little community, aut made this agreement only after he had received an assurance that no re- petition of such an incident need be feared. PATRIOTISM BEGINS AT HOME It so happens, as a matter of his- tory, tlat while the Cahaiilin soldiers were mustering ..Vadcartier, the flrat contingent lo'r the aid or: the Empire Walsh, the New "York lanaei1 itt London. Much as the offer army" surgeons today find themselves' of to send thousands of men. "lea and guns to tie front thrilled seat of Empire, quiet, arrival of the first practical of im, perial cooperatipn. -It-landed! as si- lently as Kitchener landed, his expedi- tionary force at .Boulogne: It got work even more quickly] confronted with, conditions vastly dif-i ferent from those which were encoun- tered during the American civS war. In the present Matties in the European conflict the fighting is IE some instan- ces practically continuous for weeks instead of for hours, or at most days. Besides the instruments of man waiuca ulo Or man- n former times the. wounded were most-UivJn bv !V." __ "J lyor Hardie is -working on me to beat the banks. Naturally wish him success, and will ask the recipe. tie British papers are still "nann- the suppress bureau. It's one to fill up the 'denciency in the I columns at the expense o! the lere is talk of Canada sending a I to South Africa to quell the dis ance there. Better wait umi ami Botha sends word for help. new first lord of the admiralty1! B is Plsher, and it is said he is of the go-get-'ern kind. We may ct to hear of him going angllui e Baltic. rmmiy having decided that the tt at Paris was rather too warm I Mood, It appecn now as if the nmr once again resume Md of talktog hut let iber the Btldiiu and- forget m petty wonm while r fortunate we reajiy 'tCTatEsent' in permanent temporarjrfleld hospitals, in this con- nection Dr. Walsh says: ,wlth aj pocket surgical case in which .are contained a number of absolutely necessary instruments and ligaturea, 'and.-with some antiseptic especially, and, aiove all, ca syringe and plentiful.uopply of morphine and oti er anodyne drags, the surgeon c laadssM.knees makes his wayalon the" rows of ;the dead and even while battle is raging, and with the snots.passing over him stretches, himself alongside thos needing care and proceeds to hel tftem beat way that he can fo Treatment Involving the temporal JeTiatloassf .psin aud stoppage oss of blood, as first aid to the wound ed thirsifcrei- now the-: keynote o the army surgeons' duties; but, such is the length, 'of the battles and th great number of wounded, the flelc Itself must of necessity frequently serve, as.a hospital for further treat ment. The administering of morphine through hypodermic Injections to wonnded soldiers on .the field is sub- stantially new practice, and was com- paratively, if not quite, unknown dur- ing oar own civil war. It 1, said by Dr. TValsh that this treatment, com- bined with the intelligent nse of anti- septic gauze, materially mitigates suf- fering on the one hand, and renders gangrene less like- on the other. the seat of this singutaarv war surgeons and nurses mu't be ranked amoug.ite.ieroes. and are, tafS as well _as theory, veritable angels' of HADE OF GLASS (Scientific American) A new use for the glass dust that collects in glass works has recently discovered in Berlin. The dust Is gathered up and placed in a furnace where it is reduced to molten 'lava.' is then'run Into molds the of a paving block. The glasi led are found to be lite and eminently liig, giving a smooth surface. arrival ofstje firat the" million" -bags for flour Canada to Great Britain, the price of fiour'had stopped going up. If an army marches on its stomach, surely a nation it home la a time of war depends on its supply of food. The million bags: of flour, donated by the government of Canada to Eng- land as a gift of -war meant mere to i than" the gift, of three mil-1 lion bushels of wheat that it takes to make the flour. Why? Because a million bags of flour represents the labor of 1000 Ca- nadians for 50 "days at fs.oo 'a day. It keeps a milling Industry that! cost busy for 50 days: It keeps 1000 Canadian homes from'facing the problem of unemployment It repre- sents tie most highly skilled labor and the best organized enterprise "in that partlcuar industry, working on duced in Canada. And when that mil- iion-hags-of-flour contingent arrives at the docks of London, it means as much for the cause of Bngland as the gift of fighting, men. A gift of three million'bushels wheat would .have been Just as: simple and quite as easy. would- have been much less patriotic. and then we naturally get weary' of the man who is always preaching patriot- ism without putting it into, practice, but there has beeu brains enough in our patriotism in this Sift to the cause of Empire that at the same time puts honest labor and well-earned wsees into the hands of '3 people. We have discovered'that itriotism, like charity, begins'at The man-" (hat can help himself while he helps somebody else is doing more for the cause of civilization than to pay it to Paul. FIVE SONS FOR THEIR COUNTRY A: correspondent writes: "Am sending this letter, thinking It''would bs a comfort to other mothers -who have given up their sons'- for their country, and .hoping your paper would publish it: 'Washington, Nov. 21, Mrs. Birby, Boston, Mass. Dear Mad- have been shown in the files of .......statement of of Masaacbu- :be War department the Adjutant-General settsi.that you are the.mother of five sons who have died gloriously on the field of battle. I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine, which should attempt to beguHe you from the grief of a loss so overwhelm- ing. But I cannot refrain from tender- ing you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic they died to aave. i pray "that: oijr Heavenly Father may assuage the ang- uish of your leave you only the cherished memory of the loved aud lost and the solemn pride that must be yours to have-laid-sc costly a sacrifice upon the altar ol freedom. Yours- very sincerely and WHY THEY WEAR SPATS riiumanners Given Use of In Honor of. Heroic March Most civilians have noticed that all iur Highland regiments -wear spats, lut few know the reason why. When the British forces, which we're omposed for the greater part of High- aiders, were under the leadership of it John Moore in Portugal, in. 1809, hey were forced to retreat from As- orga to Corunna. During the re- by the way, ended in the famous victory at very boots "were cut from the soldier's feet by the jagged rocks over which they had to pick their way. In order to save their feet from be- ing lacerated, the soldiers took the shirts from their backs, and, tearing them into strips, wound them round their feet. .The .incident'was remem- bered, and the white spats now worn by the gallant Highlanders -were granted in honor of their heroic march and defence. TAKING- THE GUNS "FRUIT SALT Germans Pleaded for Mercy but Had to be Done London, Oct soldier returned from the .front relates: <-Although we. didn't suffer much in our fights with German patrols we got it pretty thick in: our charge! We had been peppered for a long time by the German guns, which were hidden in a wood, and at last our colonel said, 'We must take those and we did it, top. There were engaged three squad- rons of oiirs, the 18th Hussars, and :he 6th Dragoons. The "guns were dropping shftlls.all. around us, as we charged.. We all went mad, and one doesn't take too much notice of what actually happens In such times. It was just 'hell. We charged right up to the guns, sticking the Germans like pigs. Some shouted 'Mercy, it was no good. They had o have it. We cleaned up the lot, and rat the guns out of action and rode jack. On the way back my horse was shot, and it was an hour before anyone came along to lift It off my leg." A NEW MODEL One oi Many Fall Winter Styles Hide to measure from any of the thosuud pattern! we shew, or ready hi ttrjkt, kith equally well cut and tailored. our reputation en our desifnerY akility to produce (lie correct thinf He nerer ui. We guarantee erery f traent we Mil. MHDE IN TBAGK LEFT BY DEADLY TORPEDO e sinking ot the Bntish cruisers recently liy torpedo renews Sir dtetum that the heavily protected battleship would not be as destruc- tive is-under-wdter craft. THE WOUNDED ENEMIES One of the acts of humanity record- ed from the [battlefields is the follow- ing related by a wounded soldier in Liverpool, and reported in a Liver- pool paper: The wife of a colonel was making the round of a Liverpool Irospital and stopped at the bedside of a wounded a very bad case. The gallant fellow, one of whose legs had recently amputated, was toying with a German helmet, evidently a trophy of the war. said the visitor, "I suppose you killed your "Well, modestly replied the soldier, "you see it was like this: He ay on the field pretty near me with" in awfu' bad wound. I was losln' a ot o' blood fra' this leg o' mine, but managed to crawJ up to him an' lound him up as best I could. He did he same for me. 'A' this, o' course, wi' nawthln' at a' said between us, for I knew nae German an' the Ither man not a word o' English. When he'd done, not see- In' hoo else tae thank him, I Suit smil- ed, an' by way o' token handed him my Glengarry, an' he smiled back an' gave me his helmet." Dyspepsia Tablets all ferns Wajxptpfla there m ao rcmxim Aa. aid a Kauaieat whicb your doctor viu resdllr coBnfin. in iutedieafa, 11 for I Tabled toolhe.nd tone up the tlomaek.. Mcreiion ol the jMttio hicee. Tkey prevent kMrlljom. flatulence sad diMreH illir eettal. and cwwt Ike lood iau rich red blood, -.ToalaJi Wedgewood. a well known British M. P., Is now on the lighting line lo Fiance. J. D. l.Jilm: lulrrt X Jiom. ;