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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 3, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta TOUR THE: LETHBRIDGE DAILY WEDNESDAY, NQVEMBER letbbribje IccWKtoje, Hlberta DAILY AND WF.EKLY. yew by mall, per year Weekly, by mail, per year.. 1.00 TELEPHONES: Fullness Office.............. 1252 Editorial Office 1224 W. A. Buchanan Jchn Tcrrance Managing Director Business Manager Your King and Country .Need You Right Now ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR Premier Asquith'a review of the situation in the British House of Com- mons, yesterday, struck a note of optimism for the future. He pointed out that the Germans had not made a net gain of a foot since April last. Tie Premier accepted full share of responsibility for the Dardanelles venture, but" said this campaign had been undertaken advisedly. He told of the effective TVOFK British sub- marines in the Sea of Marmora. He stated the .Allies were fully agreed to maintain the independence of Serbia, He pointed out the'sertoua financial situation of Britain, hut spoke with enthusiasm of the success of- the voluntary recruiting in Eng- land. Some further advance was made in Serbia fey the Teutons, when a'Serb- ian railway centre was captured. It is- stated that the Germans are planning an attack against the Suez Canal. million Immigrants who luivo come to Canada during the iG years con- siderably less than one-third, or 745, are ifrom non-Engllsli-speukJug countries. Figures of priental immigration' show that last year U'5S Chlneso caiiie to Canada as compared with E12 for tho preceding year, and Japanese, compared with 856 for the pret-edins year, while not a single Hindu was allowed to come la. Dur- ing the past 15 years Chinese have entered Canada, Japan- ese, and Hindus. Hebrew im- migration totalled last year 2107, and for the 35 years Sweden has sent immigrants in 15 years; Xobvay Syria, Rumania, S662; Newfoundland, Spain, 2T9C; and negroes have come in to the number of 1200. Canada deported last year 2734 im- migrants 1'or various causes, and re- jected at ocean ports immigrants, and at the United States boundary Of the deportations last year. THE LETTER OF A BRAVE SOLDIER A young Englishman before taking part in a fatal charge "Somewhere in wrote a letter of farewell to his mother; for, as he told a friend, he had- an he would not survive the 'battle. Here' the letter: 'Dearest Mother. We are In for a very big fisht to morrow, so I am go- Ing to leave this note in. ray pocket, will only to you if I am knocked out. I just want to say good bye, mother, dear. I have had a very happy time of it, and the nicest lot of near relations, that a man -was. ever Doh'fcte sorry'for-me It is not everyone who has tte priv- ilege of dying for all he thinks worth in the world, and this old world DlCKEDUPIN FOR THE BUSY KAN Park of Windsor, was drag- ged oft' a car ferry and drowned. After making more than 2000 obser- vations a Swiss scientist has decided that snails have no sense of sight. Fabric slippers for polishing floors, to be worn over the shoes, have been patented by a Mississippi woman. London in two days raised; for the British Red Cross, and may make it Frederick Fleisheur jumped from the roof of St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto and was Toronto hotels-and liquor shops are out of bounds tor soldiers from Octo- ber 30 to November 11. Tire Ontario Sunday School Associ- ation decided to get into the fight to rid Ontario-of the liquor traffic. The formation of an Essex county. Out., battalion has been sanctioned 7S9 were immigrants who had be- come public charges, and 404 were de- ported on. account of criminality. SIR BRYAN MAHON LEADS IN SERBIA Bryan Mabon has tak- en command .of the British forces in Serbia, This announcement wao made in the House of Commons bj by the military authorities. 'His Honor Judge .Winchester, of Toronto, imposed a stiff fine oa two real-estate meu who took a secret commission. Eastern Ontario Women's Institutes have contributed about for patriotic purposes, one group otforty women raising Wm. J. Morton of Toronto was ac- cident Uy shot and fatally wounded by C. L. Brooker of Toronto, while rabbit hunting at Orangevilic. A. meeting under the auspices of the SHE RECOMMENDS "FRUIMMffiS" Mrs, CorHeOeid tM Advertisement arid Tried It AVON, May 14th, 1914. "I uaed 'Fruit-actives' for Indigestion and Constipation with most excellent and they continue to be my only .medicine. I saw 'IVuit-a- lives' advertised letter in which some one recommended Ihsra very tried them. Thoresults were, more thtn satisfactory, and I hare hesitation in tives" ANNIE A. COHBETT. Time is proving that 'Fruit-a-tiTes1 can always be depended upon to give prompt relief in all cases of Constipation and Stomach Trouble. for trial .size 25o. At dealers or sent postpaid by Fruit- a-tives Limited, Harold J. Tennant, parliamentnry mi-! Qanadian Defence League called der-secretary for. war. Was Hero of Mafeking Lieutenant-General Sir Bryan Tho: Mahon gained fame as leader of the expedition that marched to the relief of Mafeking In the South African war. The relief of that town caused great- er joy in England than any other singJp event of the war. It was stout- ly defended against the Boers for sev- en months by a small force. From a point near Kimberley a tir- ing -column of mounted men, under northward on JMav 44, 1900. On the the Government to raise the Cana- dian force to men. Over in cash has been raised bv the Canadian Red Cress Society, according to a statement by President Noel Marshall. Word has reached Cobourg that Sidney Cotton, a former resident of .that town, has been killed in action in France. Fred Ko'uerlSun, of Blenheim, ap Sir Arthur. Conan Doyle has writ- ten For the U. S. press a vigorous article in which he combats the view that the war to date has been unfor- tunate for Great Britain. He scores the Uritish for their national weak- ness of self depreciation and pro- pointod some time ago. as express ag- ceeds to say in part ent at .Windsor, is under arrest on ai "Yet in our heart of hearts we are charge of misappropriation j as certain of victory as that ,tomor Rev. Canon rector ol St. row's sun will come, and a dispas- Paul's Cathedr I, London, will be the sionate siirvev will satisfy anv stud- loth It was joined bj another detach ncw chapiam Of the 7th Fusiliers ent oi historv that no great war m ment, and the two columns advanced Yerr Dean Daus is resigning ai-. which on the works of the besiegers, drove taeni out by hard fighting, and enter- ich our country has ever hqen en- ter 27 years ot continuous service. gaged has been marked Lieut." McCargcr, Belleville, badly ed the town on May IS. The defence! burned at Barriefrcld. Camp and now of llafekinsv-which was set down as j Kingston General Hospital, is one of- the finest performances ot the growing better, but will be confined var, was in charge of Colonel, after- wards Lieut. General Sir Robert Bad- en Powell, who founded the organiza- tion of boy scouts Wai With.Kitchener Sir is 53 years old, also saw distinguished service in India and Egypt He took part'in the Dongola. expedition In 1S96, when the the hcs )ital for some time yet. ,Rev. Andrew- Drysdale, White Late, has accepted a call to the pastorate of Middleville. Darling and Poland. Induction taVes place at JUer November 2ni. Judge JMonck, of Hami'ton, has de-! cided that" cigars, cigarettes, tobacco, etc., are not refreshments. The deci- in the same of" time by ;such -triumphant those of. the last: four- teen months "Our trouhl.es those of our allies our victories have largely been our own. Germany can make a good showing up to date against the coalition." Against Great Britain she 'has been beaten afc; every turn; "Consider what we-Hiave done in this short space, of time and compare it with the. opening 01 "any ol greater wars. In our war against the Egyptian army, under General Kit-1 was given on an appeal against French Republic, itr was nearly two chener recaptured from the ifahrti that province; the-Khartum expedi- tion, and the Kordofan af- terwards becoming military governor of KoTdpfan.: In. Sir Bryan was ap- pointed a _division commander, with the rank of lieutenant-general. He is without British influence for good and I ft, one.of the governors of the Royal Hi- you dear people would be a poor place to lire in. We are fight- Ing for very high hon- esty and fair play as among nations, for the. teachings cf Christ, as against tfcose of the devil. It 10 an unselfish cause, and one fighting.- I know you will be sad, and I would not have it_ otherwise; ,hut you ctn_ comfort yourself with the thought that you, too, have had to Phoenix sentence for infraction oi the years after its inception that Howe's. Lord's Day Act. j victory gave us a gleam of success. A fifth French-Canadian battalion In the great war against it has bean authorized afc SherbrooLe, was again tyo Trafal- anolber Rigl-sand battalion at Saska- -gar ended fear dPimmment irt- and a county battalion at and nvfhp jcars of very vary- North Bay. _ j ing fortunes before we won through St. Catharines-raised -more -than' at work of four- FIGHT OR EVERY DOLLAR SUBSCRIBED- to the Patriotic Fund means a little more of joy, a little more of comfort, a little more of warmth and a little more of hope and happi- ness to the anxious wives and families of the brave men who are fighting our battles in the cheerless trenches in France and Belgium WE CAN'T ALL BE ONE OF THEM- but we can all do our bit" at home i THINK OF THESE THINGS- and subscribe as freely as you can to the PATRIOTIC FUND when they call upon you. bians, who for nearly been practically neutral, year had and.so to Dublin. General Bellevue, County Galway, and his resi- dence.is in Dublin. PLACE -CURLING BEFORE SOLDIERS Ottawa, unpleasant stir to which he and they were subject-. cd tlie ridicule'with'which his as- for the Canadian Patriotic months. We have annexed the open up a new front, which has to be sertton was met that they would Fund, setting a new high record per whole German colonial empire, supplied b) the Germans with men have timp iftcr the "outbreak of the caoita for cities, and three-fourths 01 the exception of East- Yfnca and munitions Tt is tapping a fresh war to good troops before the subscriptions were paid in cash and a district in Katncruns We have in a body is already slow Iv taking" the Held, and when one sees MajoMrenera! Hughes stated that swept t e German flag, Jioth imperial bleeding to death. j entirely his forecast had been machine guns are being made as rap- and mercantile, off the''face "oi the t f bouie out, ono does not know which idl) as possible, and deliveries are tto ocean, we have completely sterilized What Is Enemy t Goal. js mcrc surprising, Ins foresight begin within the next; few that no oattahon has Tieen refused the tight to take guns strength John Nornabell, a resident her f ".'e have repelled her IT iocs subnjarine attack played our game so skiliuHj that the flux of time shows us stronger, not'wcaker, [uered Mesopotamia we Him have they to gain there tor the ingratitude; anil. pcrverssness Putting aside all megalomaniac of so many of his fellow countrymen ions of an advance upon India, what' "Future generations will, I think, I is their (ractical goal Should they, look upon Lord llaldane as one of j overwhelm Serbia wiU go to our the saviors of the countrj hearts, but will make no difference in, u vfter the outbreak of the War we h a a nan iff and lived for a time from the Turks Three sons and tne their attempted mvaswn of remarked, been obliged to rest nalo m our Ieadcts lt onc searched the war, since and the curt had, as I al- nave ajso exfraordmarily foctu- backward through the glorious files make the noblest pos- sible My best love to father, jter TOUR VERY LOVING SON. e months rtwiner the ctab TO ed it lor the srtdire thl ed it JOT the solaiere, and the lat headroom under Egypt w, hare helped to save Par- upoiuher oari, for many months ls we w French anl1 Bd- "What nevt could thev advance up- ot British historv one could not pick assistance, but mainly by our on Constantinople, with a strong on a man vho so fitted by na- "Tie ot trios for all he wortt while in the world tke soul of the British FALLING orr IN IMMIOHATION to Canada last jratr totalled compared with In the record year of 1012-13 sPor. the current fiscal year to end March 31, the total will probably bo conilderaWy less than half of that amount For the 15-year period to Hares 31, 1815, Canada haa received Immiiranti, whlcn bare been diitrfboted by provinces aa foliowi Maritime ProrincM, Quebec, Ontario, -Manitoba Saskatchewan and Alberta, S21.3I1; Columbia, Heatlnation not ibown, The immiiTBnts have settled in proportion between eastern and TMtera Canada, Of last year's 1m- micratlon settled In the Mari trow Prorincfl, in Quebec, lo Ontario, J3.1S6 in Shsitoba, 171 In Saakaichewan in Alberta In British Columbia the 16 year period, British Jtamlfration has totalled tne total for last year being This explains In some measure liljr, tke soldlen In the Canadian IB many next of kin in The Immigration or f fait U from Great Britain otar oBMlfhth of the whole i the Dominion l total laimltntlon front the Un- _______i duruii 15-year period I MM of these 30 entry for home tf'to wMtini Canada. Lait rear United States aad from contincn- than Great Britain f Itm'tt IkVtattf of three icut enhovle P Cronyn, late of 33rd battalion, has ]ust complet- rPTTiPnt c" ,thB11aYiatlon courK at Toronto, stopped the advance on their the supervision noasea cement will lea e on for Eng Calais inflicting a loss of several id, which fjsjeaky and cold, iand to join the Royal Flying Squad- hundreds oi thousands upon the Ger- ron Lieut Cronyn is a son of Major mans we ha bj our. intervention v It -Formerly the club used the spaw Hume Cron5n. at Antwerp, hclred-lo extricate the under the grandstand for curling, but nfr Father McOarthv, nephew oi Belman-'army J" a year ago secured a lease on the I ex-Ald .John Keves, of Stratford, of "Finaliv, and greatest "of alU ne newly-erectea horticultural hall, which the ,14th battalion, who is going to Tia- e rais 4 an enormous Volunteer, the soldiers have applied for the front as iha ram, was presented ,army, wBich is largo enough to -turn The DIIKB of connaught visited tbe'with purses of gold by his parishion- the scale betweu the 'European lore- exhibition grounds and 'expressed him- strongly, on the subject. Dr. Gor- don'is the.president of the ciub. Hank at Saloniki' Would the Turks of such A w ar as Lord Kitchener welcome'an army ot Bulg-irs cold, mathematical brain, his and other hereditary enemies march- power of thinking in terms of the ing into thar capital at the expense year after next, his, enduring, mflei.- of her hereditary friends ible will power his freedom from il we assume everything aud of these mtTlitifu make suppose them at Constantinople, %nat jum an jn such a war.. then f How will thty cross the Egyp- i No, you see Point 7. But you can find it When you strike the trail follow it very close. >r with fltror .2-Velvety tRIT purity factory 6-Untonched by b.nJi um PEPPERMINT AND CINNAMON FLAVOURS in SmlaHf raatrji for ifw ducovtry point will be affnti Imtmr. ___ ___ _.. _ "And what a collaborator m Mi tian desert and meet the quarter of Llojd-Oeprge, who supplies exactly whom we could line up on what a soldier touch with Canal 7 will it profit ,the democracy, the power of the yreat fecton and munitions store of, tijem to be strong in Asia Minor by burning word, acquaintance with ,the time that attrition has worn practical conditions of British life tfiem down east and west and the ne, nf is not merely a pessimist, but blind Where the 'What have we to put "on "the other crs at ventraUa, Logan and Mount es, and we naVe eorfverted ourselves, Carmel, and a wrist watch by mends with wonderful adai in Mitchell the alHps "That is our and if any can- not that it is a wonderful one, he ejrer thickening allied are push- ring inward for Berlin "The more steadily one gazes thlse fantastic fears the more side of the accountV I am dealiug roto mere of for the moment with large results and not with details Where have failed "In the whole world our. most sev- ere critic could onlr point to one place, the Dardanelles but we failed in the Dardanelles "1 believe if we'should: never force the straits, the enterprise..has none the less been w'orth the ,under- ta'iing We hate lost "JHow many the Turks lost 7 Certain- ly not less. "We have held up a great cf their best troops, who would other- wise have been operating against us i and Mcsopotaiman Caucasus against the Russians, General Ian Hamilton has taken the pressure off General Max- well oh.the onc side and General NiX- on on the other. Cemented Rusclan Bond- on the Egyptian fronts or in the "But the greatest of all the results from the Dardanelles expedition is that it has united us with-Hussia as nothing else could have -done. She cannot now say, as src might have stud, that WP thought only oj our own empire spent our blood and our slurs in trying to force the gates which close When, the episode remains a historical reroinis- cerise, li c the passage of Admiral Duckworth in 1907, this great result will still remain, "Atrain, one sequel which tna> pro c to he of vital importance may siring from tho Dardanelles. It ifi o f operation there affrf the quent danger to' their all} which drawn the-central powers on to" their wutherrr at thev the imagination The gams of tho Ger- man expedition are shadowy and dis- tant, the losses are immediate and ODVIOUS, and it is the Dardanelles pressure which has drawn them lorth "Not only have ne nothing to re- .proach outsehES with and a great deal upon which to cor-gratulate our- selies in actual war, but as it.'seems to me, made remarkably few- mistakes Beforehand, thanks to the firmness Face Future With Chstr "With "such men al home and with our leaders on sea and land, from Admiral JellicOc and Field Marshal French downward, we can surely face the future with a light heart "Our troubles never have realH been our" but arisen from the iact that the secret preparations of the central powers haie made them for -a limited time more power- ful upon land than their neighbors The margin ol strength which is we. have toi supply By a miracle ofc organization and national spirit ue shall be able to do sc We, take our' history morning by mediately-before the. war, our navy was ready as it had neur been be- fore for a supreme struggle "Of the four army corps, whjch arc the most that we had eier thought of sending abroad, two and a hali 'were in the. first clash and the dthoii, followed Wo played oui part as we said we would plav it and we won our'game, aOjfar as we ca'n count gams and losses, between Germany and ourselves. Strong on Land and Sea "If Mr. McKnina and Mr. Churchill p; t us in a strong position upon water Lord Ilaldane (ex-war secre- tary) forged the weapon which was to do such great service upon the British military machine as and the Gcnnaiis know .it. The splendid territorial army, the oflic- training co'rps which has been vital service, the'convcrsion of the expeditionary force into a of the Stream "There is no use there for pessim- ism, but rather good, reason why we should be on our knees thanking tl'e Power that guides our destiny for. evident proof that Great Britain still has the bid clear br'aln: to plan and the old strong arms to strike." PROUD AND JEALOUS A member-of the Toronto Telegram staff, who is in the fighting .line in Prance, writes as follows to hla pa- per: pretty good story; going tho rounds arising out of the rivalry ex- isting between the first and second contingents. An. pfflcer'of ;the second remarked to an officer of. the first, in. London on sick leaver "'We've hid a. h-11 ot.a time living down' your reputation. In. England.' man, as he slowly surveyed the and apan officer of the second contingent, 'Is that so' Let me tell you, you'll have one of a time living up to our re- putation In France.' So you see we are already becom- ing jealous, at well as proud, of our fighting fame" Travel in Safety STEAMSHIPS American Line Steamers sailing un- der-the American flag from' New York to Liverpool. PALATIAL STEAMERS Tun sailings per week All information, Including re-, servations, etc., S B. MITCHELL C. P. R. Ticket Agint I Lethbrldge. practical spraag from his prtr avancet clrar nnd far-iPemR mind The iltimcdfaU-treXult of this has, When ono rcmrmbcn IOIIR tlc- teen to bring uftijs.tM'Wdr.tJn) of the Icrrilorlah, OF CANADA A Valuable Feature Jotal Aeewnt opened with the Union names of two is that If one.dies the family funds are not tied up just when they are likely to be most needed. The survivor can withdraw the 'money without or formality. Think it open a Joint Account LETHBRIOOI BRANCH 0, H. TINNlNO, M. E. LAKE BRANCH ;