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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 12, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta FACE FOUR LBTHBRlPGi'DAILY HEgALP THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, We Xetbbribge letbbrtofle, Hlberta DAILY AND WEEKLY RATES BUW, per year.., BtUy. by mall, pw year.... by mall, per year.. 14.00 3.00 1263 1224 TELEPHONES Dislness Office Kditcrlsl W. A. Buchanan John Torranee Managing Director Business Manager THE PRESENT SITUATION The Germans have evidently met some success on their right, ac- cording to the latest reports, occupying tlie town of La Bassee in the canal district -where for' some little time past the "Battle of the Canals" has been raging. Allies, in conse- quence, have fallen back on Armen- tieres. The enemr is at tlie same time vigorously attacking Ypres, hop- ing to cut his way to Dunkirk south- ward of that district, the coast route being denied him. The temporary success in -this quar- ter is, however, by no means ilis- heartening. It is -the outcome of Kltchenert plan ot "attrition." Mili- tary experts will tell us that in the taking of positions more loss is sus- tained by the attacking than the de- fending forces. One position taken and a retirement of the defenders in- to another means n repetition of the vapor the other day the following edl tortal appeared: A reader of the Herald asks If It Is not queer that the peoples of India, Australia, Canada and South Africa ara fighting for Bug- land mid tile English. They aro not fighting for Eng- land and the English. They aro not lighting for Eng- land or the English. They are fighting for the British Empire, in which they foel they hnvo 'lust as deep an Interest as the English have. Of the significant developments of this great war this is by no means the least; If Canadians, Australians. Africans and Indians regarded themselves as conquer- ed by, or mere appendages to England, they would not be fight- ing at all. That's it. And we know further :hat if Germany was victorious, one of tlie first claims the .conqueror would make would bo to possess Can- ada. As long-as there is 0ght in us will, struggle against such' a pos- sibility.. An American can answer the question by.asking himself this one: "Would you likn to have the United States dominated by Germany and its His answer would be em- phatically "No." The freedom anil liberty possessed under the Stars and Stripes is too precious to lose, and so under tlie British flag Canada wants to remain forever. Britain has given us the freest form of self gov- ernment possessed by any country ic the She has protected and as- sisted us through our entire history, and we are going to help her now to the last man and the last dollar if .IJJSY W. a. Pickojl; a prominent >t is dead.1' Major Ger.nral the Hon.Ssiui Hughe is buck at his. offlce in Ottawa. Three hundred thousand dpllo: worth of dnma'gq was donq In Ontari by the army worm last summer. Trinity University. Toronto, wl confer the degree of D.D. UPSK Arefc deacon Cody'and Rev. B, Luigi Hots, of has bee appointed Italian consul for Alberta with headquarters at .Calgary.-: Word has reached Brautford tlla Policeman John af the loca fores, who went tp .the front as a Br tish reservist, has been prompted fo bravery in the field. Major J. U R. Parsons, commands of the Regina corps- of guides, wil Australia is busy building the "Bris- join the second contingent. He wil take rank as major. The Standard Bank has a branch in .Montreal with B. C. Green of Ottawa as manager. C. T. Dela plante ot Calgary, becomes manager a Ottawa. Controller McCarthy. Dr. Charles Sheard, Aid. F.- S. Spence and Thos Foster are mentioned as proba-ble candidates for the mayor's chair Toronto for 1915. One means of employment ior the Austrians and Germans who to ibe held as prisoners of war in Canada is likely to be that of breaking .stones for use in road making. The Nova Scotia Car Co. has re- ceived orders for 200 steel cars and 5000 shell cases, .The Canadian Tool process of decimation. To give the j a sister ship to the cruiser! Ross 5033 factory 9hemy the opportunity of attacking a j Sydney She is being ibuilt in Aus- jqsltion unfavorable to him is, there-, tralmn shipyards by Australian work- fore, good, tactics on the part of tlie Allies. It is to their advantage to hold the Germans for the time being in Belgium, and when the time is ripe, rout his forces there rather than allow an orderly retreat into his own territory. AUSTRALIA AND CANADA Thanks to an Australian battle- ,ahip, that wasp'Of. the seas, the German fast cruiser Emden has been pnt out of business. Thereat "the commerce of .neutral nations trading .'with the Allies will be immensely relieved and Canada profit .by the patriotic enter- pVise cf her sister Dominion. But they didn't have a Liberal Senate in..Australia to hamper the will of the Herald. When the measure providing for a navy of the character, of that now possessed by Australia 'reached' the Senate ot Canada in 1910, Senator Lougheed, then leader of the Conser Vf tive opposition .In the. Senate, intror diked a clause providing that the Act should not come into effect until pass- ed'upon by the people of Canada One Tear before, in 1909, the Honorable, now Sir, George Foster ard Mr. R. low the Right Honorable Sir Rooert, Borden, 1 arguments us have yet teen presented in favor of tie nary. tabUahment of the Canadian It ia} true that they experienc- ed a chance of heart, but when we tyf back to discussion of political matters, and -the truce at present supposed to eiist between the politi- cal, In Canada 13 abandoned, die lor. that change of view MB be explained to the people of Jtoada. 'In 1912, when the new government proposal to change Can Ida's naval Jute Dreadnoughts contributing men. And as for finding men to man her after she is commissioned, that little Emden episode should give quite a fillip to. .recruiting. Major H. B. Brown of Cardston has offered his services to the Empire. Major Brown is one of Cardston's most popular and progressive young men, and as a former American, does his part to give the lie to the Kaiser's boast that Canada would not be loyal to Britain if the latter ever became involved in a. great European war. The Kaiser is'learning now that he has the whole British Empire to deal with, and naturalized Canadians like the Cardstou Major are loyal suib- Jects of that Empire. Tha proposal of the Dominion gov- effiuienTio help the farmers of South- ern Alberta by establishing demon- stration fields, within easy rewh of farmers uhere crops are grown under exactly- the same conditions as in the farmers' fiel'ds adjacent, is a good one. The plan has been tried in North Da- ing secured an order for iOO.OOO rifles from the British government. Gunner "Walter Pendleton. of Mont- real, a rn'em'ber "of the heavy battery of artillery, has died at Salisbury Plain under tragic circumstances. His body was found Jn a" of the camp. How he -came- by hia death will form the Subject, in- quest. The nest season- .will- see a new steamship line 'running from Montreal to England in connection- -with the North" Atlantic popX accord- ing to the latest report in shipping circles The new line, it is declared, is only incidental" t'o a enterorise being organized in Mont real. John G. A. Leishmann, former Am- erican ambassador -to-Gsrmany, who is now stopping in the country near London, has been -advised :that'.a son had been born to- his -daughfr the Princess of Dusseldbrt The Prlac-e of Croy is .with, 'the.. -German- army at the front With the transfer- of -Imffligyation Agent Maicolm Held from Vaacouv-er to Ottawa because .of threaU--asainst his life made' Hindus at the coasti-Assteteat'Superinfendent of Immigration .E. -BlaJceV Robertson has left for Vancouver to take -charge. While Mr Reid has been transferred to Ottawa, -and lota with marked success The Her-ison P'aced in charge, the change is n temnorarv MF H0H aid believes it will be a real benefit :o the farmers, and if the government will go a little further and market the crops from these fields under exactly the same conditions as the farmers next we believe the -experiment will ha more beneficial still The ;rowing and marketing of crops are so dependent upon one another that the demonstration should not stop in the field London, AFRICAN REBELS BEATEN A disnatch to Renter's from Pretoria says it is of- ficially announced there that on No- vember 8, Lieut. Col Vandeventer met the rebels at Zaodforteln, 64 tie British north of Pretoria, klRlng or layr, as acainst a counter proposition if toe Liberal party, that the Csnad- an navy Idea should be carried out, ai that 'fleet unite should lie estab- ished on, the Pacific and Atlantic; the jberai leader In the Senate introduc- exactly similar amendment to iat moved by Senator Lougheed in iSID, proposing that the contribution Mlcy should not be adopted until it Had been passed upon by the electors, ft Canada This amendment tire element declined to accept, though tiw Conservatives tacked it onto the ijaval service act of 1910. The Australian navy is the result ol Ike recommendation ot the Admiralty IB 1909. The proposed Canadian navy being carried out upon the same reeommeniJaUon op until ian -when the new government came Into power If Ottawa and abandoned this policy vkieh the Conservatives had favored IMS. At that time there -wne Veedws in their possession for th having par- ticipated In last Sunday's naval en gagement Sn the South Pacific. The Nurnberg made a complete job of the cable smashing, steaming us to the island under a French flag and dls. gulsed with a dummy funnel A land in'f party from the cruiser got to the otber side of the Island at the same time on a coal boat The station was destroyed, the safe rifled, the papers from the drawers and cabinets taken awa> in sacks, and the engine room blown up Ttio Fanning Island station had previously been warned of a visit from the Numbers and Instruc- tions )tiven to conoEal the duplicate plant kept at the station for just such emergencies The nlant WRB buried and a message sent to the Admiralty living fhe exact location of the cache According to the rn'ies, the copy ot this message should have been troyed. Somebody neglected to do it. When the Numbers officers looked over Unit "btfe" after the crojser had 'Si the station, this .message was idnd The Nurnberg promSt'r ft- -jniexl, landed another party, dug up tits duplicate pltttt., atid destroyed irkst tier dia not want to take Tilst w.hy tiro restoration ot, the servito tool; BO long a tlhtt. WHILE PRAYING FOR DEAD Paris, Nov. Is officially an- nounced that on Sunday, November 1, All Saints' Day, the Germans bom- barded the Ypres church, while wo- men children and old men were pray- Ini for dead- _, LATE MR. ARNOLD'S INSURANCE Carried Approximately In Life and Accident Companies Mr Arnold, the late manager of the Dominion Trust po Vancouver, is supposed fo have hfiil in force approx- imately ofdife Insurance Ac cording io in life insurance would appear that Mr' Arnold had taken steps to carry further insurance A policy for J100.000 nas carried in the New York Ufe, and a second, it is understood, was negotiated m September, 1914 Negotiations were under way with the Great West Ufa fy the time of Mr AinoW'o death for a policy of tlOO, 000 However, the pollcv does not ap- pear to have been. Issued A Mutual Lite policy of ISO 000 was Issued two years ago The Sovereign, London Onaraqtee North American Life, Ca- nag> Life, Standard Ufe, Monarch Life amongst other companies nhlch carried Insurance on Mr Ar- nold's lite BURIED GERMANS 1 i i Jxindon, Nov Mall'4 Belgian correspondent easfcrtjj that after the defeat of the Germans in the region of the Belgians had to send outpour burying parties, numbering altogether 4000 to bury the German dead, which they estimated at "NORMAN" NEWEST THE CANADIAN BANK OP COMMERCE REST. MONEY ORDERS d by The Canadian of Commerce, are a sate, comcttfeat and iiSexpcn-iive iicthod of remitting small sums of Inoney. These) Oftlert, payable ,intUout charge at any bask in Canada (except in the Yukon Territory) vid in tlie principal cities of iWic4 at following ratts under Scenlt Oftr 5 and not exceeding if H H H U f REMITTANCES ABROAD puns of our SPECIAL FOREIGN DRAFTS aid ItOHRV OKDJIKS. Uthbridge Branch R. T, Brymacr, Mgr, ;