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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 7, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOOT THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1914 Cbc fcetbbrfbge Ifoeralb ND WEEKU-Y SUBSCRIPTION RATE3 Cally, per year... Daily, by tua'tl. per year.... SVeefcly, by mail, per year.. 91.00 3.00 l.Oi 1252 1224 ''TELEPHONES Business Office Editorial Office W. A. Buchanan John Torrance Managing Director Business, AS THE POSITION APPEARS Desultory fighting, we are given to understand, continues at points along the far thing battle lino from the cor- 'ders of Switzerland to the shores ot the North Sea. In the vicinity of the Yser rirer there is n lull in the furious on- slaughts of the enemy in his efforts to hack his way towards Dunkirk and Calais.- Meanwhile there are reports of the issuing of a German squadron from its fastnesses in the Kiel Canal, the raining of a battle at sea. This information, coupled with the comparative inactivity of the Ger- mans in the Belgian strip, the scene lately of formidable encounters, has. some significance.- If would seem that tiie enemy's objective, the ports OL Dunkirk and Caiais, has not been abandoned. He is, presumably, rely-, in? on his fleet to ward oS tho at- tacks of ilia British monitors, and so ai-ow his army to proceed with less diingor. To convert the channel ports into submarine bases, where attacks of the skulking kind particularly favored in German sea warfare can be carried on, is the campaign on which in this part of the battle area the enemy is bent. His submarines, provided bases still a criminal among nations." .believe that to bo American opinion lu u nutshell. It-must also bo remembered Uiat if Germany' was to dwuluato in Europo sho Avould quickly 'become a menace to Mho United' States. While tho United Slates .is neutral hi this war the individual American citizen real- ises that H Is best for tho world and best for the United States that the Allies should bo victorious, (because victory for the Allies is a victory for the principles upon which tho United States was founded. The action ot our American citi- zens in deciding to contribute to the JTatriotic Fund is an inspiration to j our citizens, British bora or Canad-j bora. It .proves to us that our new citizens appreciate all that Bri- Ish and British laws mean.- It.shows that they are really to. share their re- citizens-of this coun- Out of this war will likely come a more united citizenship in Canada, i greater "sympathy "between the Can-i dian 'born and'-theoBritish born citi-j en, and the citizens' whs come from ither lands where another flag waves. We will be cemented together with the great ambition that Canada and the British Empire, and tho United States, shall be the great factors in the development of the highest form of civilisation In this world. 'The Beverage that Not simply a thirst quencher, not merely a stimulant, but just the purest, most health infusing spirit that has ever been produced. Wolfe's Aromatic Schiedam Schnapps BETWIXT IBMN Ztro in mayor- he gets unstated because no starlet tho city on a hunt for gas, and aitc delivering tho goods, has to stand th brickbats of another election. Million dollar mysteries Did Von Kluck really kick th (HOLLAND! Jr Excellent as a "pick-me-up" tonic and most beneiicial in its effect on the liver, kidneys and other organs. Vastly superior to ordinary gin. ai mil fftttti reports are all the rage these days. They are about the only iind'of made-in-Germany goods we traffic in any moro. are secured. be transported across land to obtain immunity from the dangers of the sea. Submarines, .from their size, will not cause.a trana: jsprtfttion -problem. iTHE ACTION OF OUR AMERICAN FELLOW CITIZENS '.The meeting of American -naturalised and unnaturalised, held on -Thursday evening, bore evidence tho sympathy which easts amongst this' portion of our population with Canada's part In the great war which Is taking place in Europe. It'can be tiinderstood that some ,new citizens -find' it difficult to'realise "why Canada iff taking part in this war, ibut once they become Impressed' with the fact 'that Canada Is a part of the British Empire, that it has enjoyed the full- fest freedom and liberty duric; ita existence as a part of that Empire, kn'd that it has also enjoyed tie pro- tfjiction ot and the Bri-: .tlBih fleet for years past, then the won- i rfer'-ceases and there full appre-j ciation of Canada's determination to j aid-the Mather Cpuntry-nntil the A1-; ties.iare victorious, safe to say that the great mass ot opinion In the United States is favorable to Britain. Evidence this cornea to us every day throug expressions of view by tha Am ieiican press and fey leading America public men The reason is not diffi cult :to find. The United States .is great democracy and its aympathi arc with every struggle for Democra lc principles. The position of tbj United States is test expressed b> Hr Mark Sullivan, the editor of "Col ller's in a recent cabled let ter he sent to tha ''London Times. He was most emphatic In his state- ments. Amongst other things sail "Officially and ieffaJly, ths TJnit- efi States is neutral, and as a law-abiding people we will ob- serve every obligation put upon us by international law. Senti- mentally and morally we-know it is no time for neutrality, but for the most forceful expression ot .indignation that Is within us. Our hope and our faith It with Eng- ;Iand: We know that if, by any unhappy chance, England should Iba .defeated, instantly we should have to Quadruple our navy.and maintains large stand- and'step into the posi- tion of guardian and defender of democratic-Jdeals which Engiaud has filled so long, and BO well. "I hope that England will not consider any offer of peace now unless the offer is accompanied by complete willingness on the part of GeiTnany to submit to whatever punitive conditions and safeguards for the future may. be dictated by English justice. For Germany to have attempted this crime, to have failed, and thfin to escape without punishment would We a perversion of every moral 1 law of civilization I hope Eng- i land will fight just as long as it is necessary, to .fight, the fight only in one measuring out justice to the Ger- man Emperor as a criminal among the German nation, mis iMftlr IwTthough it it, All tho British papers comment fa- vorably on the physique of the Can- adians in iha first contingent Evi- dently thsy think Canada is no pismy colony. Alberta is going to tax wild .land. This is a maddening policy. H any- thing can make land wild it's Toronto Saturday Night And we might add, the owners also. Three Russian victories are report- 'from Galicia. one from Po- land and one from East Prussia. May- be that old Russian bear isn't'stretch- ing .himself these days. Evidently he has no intention of hibernating this That gas strike at Viking may save Mayor -ilcNamara'a Toacou in Edmon- ton. -He ought to toe able to fry his opponents ''to a frazzle now. He- was one. of the backers of the movement to rind gas In the Edmonton field, and FATEFUL.1914 bucket 'I li so, which WHY did he go? Is the Crown Prince with him Was there a light off Chile, .or dli Admiral Vo'u Spec merely dream i after an overdose of chile-con-carne Is our' P. 6. clock really' a made in-liermany affair. And qf course-? Did Florence .marry Norton Ottawa, Nov. is announced at the public works de- partment that the clock for. the Lativ bridge post ofttce will not be install i ed until utter, the war. The reason given is the desire of the department to the' expense of a new clock in case German time then prevails, DRY'CLEANERS NEEDED went dry on Tues- day. Change of name necessary. Ex-Aid. Sage, has been heard to de- bate at length on the ill-manners 61 'political thuds' oi late. thusness. -night school 'for Domin- ion government officials' 'io prepare them for their "part in the election A curious legend on the fortunes of looming'up' the 1U15 hbrUon. The Prussia fwrites a correspondent) is j col heard this week of one official revived by tha issue of a 'carts postale j who holds 'forth" in the general which IB being sold in. France. '--1 -ni" In the insurrection, William 1. fled with- his mother, the Queen Louise of Prussia, .to. take fuge in England. Meeting an old sor- ceress, he asked what 'would foe his future. She told him to add the four figures of the year to the year Itself. 1S49 1 S ,4.. 9 1871' "In that year." said the old woman, "you will make'war, and 'be proclaim- ed Emperor." "Jtad "after "Add again the. four .figures o! that year, and you will have the date of your "death." tion of the land oflice. Said .official reading this G. F. J. ran across a skit to the effect that Canada would feel proud to have the admiralty .'or- der the Australian fleet to shoo stray German cruisers from our shores. He at once concluded that the ft. F. J. and the Laurier 'naval policy had I parted company, and wondered so out loud. Will some of his friends please read his' head. Enough of naval policies for the nonce. The big guns will boom dur- ing the campaign. Speaking of elections, to have 'Ball1 for a handle is a sore, tempta- tion to the weary scribe who is sup- posed to dish up something, new each day. '_____ Everybody else is prophesying dire things, for the Kaiser. Since-it's all the race the cpl. proposes to be in the swim Thirteen is an unlucky number, "Kaiser Wilhelm" contains 12 let- ters. We therefore see a red hot time Trembling, William "ventured to in-jfcc his nibs about.the 13th month'oi quire, "And The old wo-1 the Kluck won't 'dead i man said: "Add again the four fig-jtill he's been Jellied'-by the war cot-. ures-of that year toother year. respondents times. A shell! and'you will have the -'last entire year from a 13-inch gun fired on the 13th of your Empire, which will sink of the 13th month should about following year against- the barbarities get the Kaiser..-. 199 Fulton Street, For everywhere. Send 4c. ,in stamps for irlai.size Stick, Powder or Cream. COLGATE i CO., O.. Dtnpiuriil Mo.lml. W. 0. H. Shipkinl, Montrtal, Sole Canada. 3234 of your .1388' i; now that the campaign i proved -a success, he will likely get his seat 1913 and 1 following 1JH Heads about as sensible as sonic oi this junk, j 'Tis reported, .some business men are circulating ft petition. asking lor P 'ICKED UP IN ASSING FOR THE BUSY MAN Gerhard Dreyor, formerly chief con- atoible of Orlllia, is dead. Plans have been accepted for the new Carnegie library at Barrio. A red deer has been seen near Allis- ton. J.oe Broodliurst, formerly of'Winni- peg, was lost on H. M. S. Hawke. 'Barney Qulnn, osed C2, was iburned to death In his tarn at Truro, N. S. 'Potatoes have sold for 75c a barrel atMhe -car. sWe in Canterbury, N.B. Canary Islands wheat crop ia enti; mated at .bushels. an "open" ,town. Some men will per-1 vvilliam Lockhart, aged 76, one of OP CANADA A Valuable Feature Join! 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. '-The survivor can withdraw the money without formality. Think it open a joint Account, GRASSY LAKE BRANCH A. B. KING, Acting LETHBRIDGE BRANCH G. R. TINNING, Manager THEROYALBANKOFCANADA Capital Up Rotcrre SAVINGS DEPARTMENT J_ mth Dollar. Intcnat ia credited half yearly. ACCOUNTS iniual deposit of Klker the anrnnir) may operate the aowut, BRANCH: M. AITKCN, THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMENCE SfU EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O. LL. n, DXX, tntUttt UBMMDER LAIRD. General Muiaor JOHN AOID. Aaa't V. C. BROWN. Superint.admt ol WMMn BraodM 'CAPITAL, RESERVE FUJID, BANKING BY MAIL Accounts may be opened at every branch of The Canadian Bank of Commerce to be operated by mail, and wjll receive the same careful attention as is given to all other departments of the busineu. Money may be deposited or withdrawn m UUt way ai by a to the Bank. Wti R. T. Brymuer, Hgr. sist in stirring up a, rattler to near Now for a littlef soh st-uS "It's a a long way- to St. Helena' It's a Way ta-go; I It's a long way to'St. Helena The loneliest spot we know; Good by Ivaiserina, Farewell It's But a long, long Helena your home's right the oldest Masons in Fredericton, is dead. Walter Reid, of Dnimmond, Lanark County, was killed In a runaway acci- dent. S. T. Cook, B.A., of iColHngwood, has. been appointed assistant analyst In tho laboratory of the Inland Re- venitu Detriment at Ottawa. Mrs. Wilfred G. Ferrey, wife of the postmaster at Ghost Pine Creek, Alta; has given birth to three five-pound triplets, two girls and one boy. Miss Campbell, for 13 years post- mistress at Luc-know, has resigned. Her father had charge of the office before her. "Tourist come west next! drinking of ]ake wftter ls Ours- always to ,be cause of_ftn epideinic of typhoid in Maids tone _ township, Esses county. Renfrew, county has contributed to the patriotic fund, J1000 to the Red Cross, and to tha gian relief fund. An agreement -has been reached In the" notorious case of Margaret 5Ic-; Cormlck versus Michael Fraser. Ne-; WATSQN, THE KNiFhM. If the Kaiser goes to London -will he Zeppel-in? of the tourist travelling away from us, It's 'reported Teddy Rr ..for the ttiird cup of coffee. "There's a reason." gotiations. are now under wny for the settlement of'the costs, which amount to .about -Before the -suit Michael'Fraser's estate amounted to about It is reported at Montreal that J. M. Tollier, K.p., leader of sition in the Quebec Legislature, inay go-to-the bench and be succeeded in his present position by E3. L. Pnten- aude, Laprairie. or Phile- mon Cousineau, -M.P.P., for Jacques Cartler. Hon. Maurice E. Goor, the Belgian consul-general1 liad 'to read of the total destruction of his property In beautiful -Equvhln and of tho loss of fflmpBt.'eyerj'tliiug he pos seased in his native Belgium. 'More than that his salary is ot tho past. Ho, has'handled and for- warded to tho Belgian refugees the donations of "and cloth- ing. Did he-gtve A, hint-of 'his own predicament, this stranger in a etrange land? Not a not a s'gn Ho Is Iikol> to bo given a wJth the Militia Department. r.hfUMOR ANJIp BUtLETS Cricketinfl Officer Who Waa Out "L.8.W." In the "When I read or atories of the coolness of men under' fire, I thought somebody Waa says a wounded the Irish Fusiliers. "But after eight weeks of it, I can aay that no book has ever done jus- tice to the coolness of .British soldiers under conditions that would .try. any- body. "The night I was Mi-yf were just leaving the trenches.fdr.att 'intervie'w with some trying some of their fancy, tricks about-pur left. As we stood up, there ;waii a ghastly shower of bullets and eh el's bursting all round. _- "Into it We ihad to go, and aa we looked ahetd one of our chaps flaid, 'I think we'll have to get our greatcoats, raining bullets and we'll get wet to the skin if we're not careful.' "Men of C Company started laugh- Ing, and then they took to Hinging, Tut UP your umbrella when it comes on wet.' The song was taken up all along as we went-In to the thick of It, and some, of use were humming it as we dashed Into the German trenches. The Germans must have thought us a mad crew. "Another day there waa an officer of Uio Cheshire Regiment, who was a bit of a cricketer in bla day. He got uncomfortable after, lying in the treiiches for BO long, and lie raised MB leg In shifting position. He wai alt In the thigh, and ai ho fell back til he said win, 'Out, leg- ait the umpire would Better tuck neit day Glouceaten were lying under shell a right In mlddlii of a party having some grub.rH didii't W one of tht cbapn ult, got up and threw ihell out of tbe juit ymi might pick up a bill tUt had over your carden wall at hoiM. OB with V Be Prepared I The aUrpriie.experienced "at the OeclarsiluTi of Vrar ut to-be prepared for unforeseen emorgenolcs. r FIRE In your home, warehouse or store would be a surprise. Wevwoutd that you Invest a sum of and obtain o( FIRE INSURANCE for a'ps'rlod of' __ Three Years Our fire Insurance Companies are Two Hundred British Canadian Trust Company GEO. W. ...Conybeare Block, Lethbridge, Alberta. Deeper Mr. Manufacturer: You :are, asking the public to support you buying Canadian made goods. What are yourself doing to help the cause? Few manufacturers take absolutely raw material from field or mine and-turn out an absolutely finished product, ready for consumption. A maker of biscuits, for example, uses flour, sugar, flavoring extracts, boxes, labels, etc., all of which haye passed through various processes of manufacture before they come to his hands. The wheat is ground into flour, the sugar is refined, the fashioned, the labels printed by Other manufacturers. In the same way .your industry is dependent on others: just-as others are dependent on yours. i Are you, Mr. Manufacturer, buying your "raw" material, which'is really a manufactured product, from Canadian makers Much of what you need is produced here. Your own markets the continuous employment of every Canadian workmen. Employ Your to Employ Canadian ;