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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 15, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 19KJ fteralfc Hlbcrta DAILY AND WEEKLY Subscription Rates: iTally, delivered, per wecK Me Daily, delivered, per year ......56.00 Dally, by mail, per year Weekly, by mall, per year jveekly, by mal (o TELEPHONES Business Offlco Editorial Offlco W. A. Buchanan Managing Director John Torrance Business Manager Dales of expiry ot subscriptions ap- peal1 dV'iy on address label. Accept- ance of papers after expiration date is our authority to continue the subscrip- tion. Your Country right you THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR The sudden, swift move of the Bri- tish forces on the north-western end of their Somme lines, taking the Ger- mans completely off their guard, has captured for them Important ground swings their northern front into a line with, Courcelette, captured some time ago. A3 a result of the newest British gains, the allied front now pre- sents a straight line running from Combles through Martinpuich arid Courcelette clear to Beaumont-Hamel. which strongly defended position was taken by the British in their rush of Monday. The unexpectedness of the attack on the part o: the Germans -was respon- sible for large numbers of prisoners taken by the British, the latest state- ment estimating the number at 4000. In the Rumanian campaign there biltty as a responsible minister in n government. Ho talked too much. His tongue worked faster than his mllld. Ho was too egotistical. Ho boosted too much and belittled greater men than himself too frequently. It Is better for Canada, for the mtlltla, and certainly for tho government that Sir Sam Is abandoned. He had long ago lost his usefulness: he became obnoxious to most people. For the administration of the department since the war started up until the close of the Hughes regime, the Conservative party must accept all responsibility. They save Hughes the department to administer, and for all the shortcom- ings of his administration they must bear the blame. By changing horses now they cannot expect to shake off the graft and corruption and political manoeuvring which characterized the Hughes adminir-tration. Had they shaken off the encumbrance when the exposures were first made of his spendthrift conduct of the department oi militia they would have been strengthened, but they allowed Hughes to go merrily on. Then tho day came .-hen party exigencies demanded his, removal. They saw the clonds gather- ing and the party friends leaving the ship. It then became a choice be- tween Hughes and power, and power .__ unhesitatingly selected. The peo- ple will render their verdict later. Now watch the Tory defenders of Sam Hushes exalt the government for getting rid of him. Well, Sam Hughes sot a lot of honor out of the war. He began as a plain Colonel and ended as an Hon- orary Lt.-Oeneral and a Knight. There will be moanings at tho bar ot the Honorary Colonels when the news of Sam Hughes' disappearance arrives. THE IONIC THAT "Fnilt-a-tim" Builds Up HIE Whole System Those who take "Frult-a-tivcs" for the first time, are often astonished at the way it builds and mates bfller all over. They may bo taking "Fruit-a-tives" for somospooiflo disease, as Constipation, Indigestion, Chronic Headaches or Neuralgia, Kidney or Bladder Trouble, Rheu- matism or Tain in the Back. And they find when "Fruit-a-tives" has cured the disease, thai they feel better and stronger in every way. This is due to the -Misdtrful tonic properties at famous tablets, made from fruit juices. Site, a box, C for Ji.50, trial site, 25c. At ail dealcrsorsentpostplid by .Fruit UP IN lASSiNGl MIL rot mm FOR THE ETJSY MAN (OojmNDH> PROM FlIOMt fA8j> j A quarter of a cent a bushel, if con- tributed by every farmer in the south- in me ern rural constituencies, should raise Indication that, alarmed at the strong! almost double the amount asked for offensive assumed by the new Russian the Patriotic Fund in most caser nrmy operating in Dobrudja. the Teu tons are preparing for another drive there, and arc sending reinforcements in large numbers both to the upper Danube and to Transylvania, where the Rumanians themselves continue to make slight gains. RESPONSIBLE FOR WORST FEATURES OF, ADMINISTRATION It -wasn't graft; it wasn't waste; it -wasn't his intimacy with John Wesley Allison, the former honorary colonel of tainted memory; it wasn't Camp Borden; it wasn't the Hoss rifle; it wasn't his disgraceful treatment of General Lessard; no it was none of these that caused Lieut-General Sir Sam Hughes to be beSeaded. It was the General's assumption of power that overlooked his colleagues. It was his criticism of the British authorities in a recent speech at Toronto. It was hiB decision to change the Canadian Sir Sam Hughes' removal from the government is a sign of a Dominion election. The ship is being cleared of all the dead weights. Maybe Rogers will go next. The Toronto Telegram will certain- ly take the credit for getting rid of Sir Sam, Wouldn't be a bit surprised it it used a rooster over the announce- ment in its issue of yesterday. Will the papers and individuals that have continually exalted Sir Sam Hughes continue to do so now that he has been cast overboard? Not likely. They will drop the old idol for a new How would it be if the C. P. R. were to send an official of the passenger de- partment to Southern Alberta to take a few midnight trips on the Crow system without' train. Eleven coaches going west on Friday night! Trafflc so heavy trams both ways are invariably late! Surely consulting the government. It was these incidents of recent occurrence that drove Sir Robert Borden to the decision to cast Sir Sam overboard. Had the graft, and waste, the Allison associations, and the Camp Borden scandal, and the ROSE rifle been to blame, Sir Sam would have been out of the government long ago. This record of. the minister of militia for two years of the war had the approval of the government., had Its apsroval, Sir Sam would have been replaced shortly after the war started. It is more than likely Sir Sam can defend' his" hospital' reorgan ization proposals and his criticisms of the British authorities more effect ively than he can his record in other respects. It is 'Uie worst part of his administration that has been sane tloned by the government, and the gov eminent must expect to be held direct ly responsible. It stood by him when graft and extravagance were exposed, courting then full responsibility for bis conduct. It dumps him out now on excuses much less serious than offered for months past. The episode certainly points to an election. Sharing his mistakes in the past, the government finds that it can't' continue to doiso and face the elector ate. It gets 'rid ot Sir Sam. and will try to shift alt the blame for'the ad ministration of the department since the war commenced upon his should- ers. In this attempt it won't succeed. It must share to the limit the record of the.d.epartment, good or bad, during the Hughes regime. t would be possible to put the day through the Crow in commission again. The high price of wheat is due to he war. The wheat gets across the Atlantic to the markets of Europe he- cause Great Britain controls the seas. Without this power in control of the seas our wheat would be like Russia's, dumped on the ground or in the ele- vators waiting for a buyer. The far- mers should keep thia fact In mind and share the Ugh price with the Mother Country by contributing hand somely to the Patriotic Fund. DICTATOR OF MOOSE DEAD Aurora, 111., Nov. Davis, su preme dictator of the Loyal Order o Moose, is dead at his home in Cleve land, Ohio, after an intestinal opera tion, according to word received here today. Mr. Davis was 60 years old. THE DISAPPEARANCE OF HUGHES Lt.-Gen. Sir Sam Hughes has been beheaded. It took the prime minister a long time to .act, but he has finally taken the only step that would retain for the government the allegiance of thousands .of men who would have left the party It Hughes was kept Minister ot Militia. Sam Hughes was a regular dynamo an Minister of Militia. He worked hard' and ceaselessly. He didn't loaf on his Job an some cabinet ministers do. He Bade others work, too. For the ex- peditlous manner the first contingent .ww: trained and dispatched overseas, Blf Sam deserves mpst of the credit. However, Sir Bam was an imposai- A Growing Custom! The custom of placing Grape-Nuts on the table at all meals is growing in Ca- nadian homes. Both children and grown-ups help themselves to this delicious food as often as they like. It con- tains the entire nutriment of wheat and barley, di- gests quickly, and is won- derfully energizing. table should have its daily ration of Grape-Nuts "There's a Reason" Canadian Postum Cereal Co., Ltd., Windsor, Ont. TV. H. Hall, former reeve ot Mark- ham, Ont., is dead. E. L. Pease was elected president of the Canadian Bankers' association. Final returns show that South Da- kota defeated woman's suffrage. L. L. Frazier, North Dakota's new governor, is a farmer at Pembiua. A snowstorm at the Canadian Soo was accompanied by thunder and light- ning. L. B. Griffith, Walter Webb, A. Bear- chell and Leonard Roche of Red Deer Uave joined the navy. Prof. Prince of tlie fisheries depart- ment found trout in the Lesser Slave Lake weighing 50 pounds. Pte W. F. McCreary, son of the late TV. F. McCreary. Liberal M.P. for Sel- kirk, was killed in action. Mayor Church of Toronto expects an unearned increment tax to follow the war. Patrick Henderson, a pioneer, died in Blandford. He was horn in Ireland 73 years ago. Mrs. Henry Nott died at Princeton, aged S9 years. She was one of the early pioneers of Oxford. ,Pte. Fred. TV. Bridgeman, son of Rev. Wellington Bridgeman of Winni- peg, has been killed in action. Capt. J. A. Cuilum, a medical officer from Regina, has died of wounds. He had won the military cross. Capt. Chaa. Babb, one of the best known lake captains in Canada, died at his home in Goderich. Walter J. Hayes, a 16-year-old hoy belonging to Ottawa, was .killed in. ac- tion. John Gibson, Sr.. a resident of Pe- trolea for more than forty years, died suddenly in his 75th year. Very Rev. Dean Moyna complained to the" Toronto school board that taxes of Catholics are being diverted to the support of public schools. New York Republicans are saying that Roosevelt will certainly be the jarty candidate for the presidency in 1920. quadrennial general conference ot the Methodist church will be held; n First Methodist church, Hamilton, in 1918. Capt Thomas Berger was drowned at the mouth of the Niaglra river, falling between his tug, the Saunders, j and a scow. John Tamblyn, a former councillor and resident of-Hullet township, drop- ped dead from heart failure on the street at Blyth, Ont. Rev. A. E. Fear, Methodist minister at TVheatley, Ont., has received word that his son, Pte. Thornton Douglas Fear, infantry, was killed in action on October 28th. Lying in a London hospital -with four wounds. Major James H. Lovett, son of Dr. TVilliam Lovett of Ayr, and a .former Gait man, has been decorated with the military cross. Lieut. Charles Gordon Mortimer, formerly of Toronto, died at Malta on Oct. 21. He waa the younger son of I Charles White Mortimer, formerly of Toronto, who is now British consul at Los Angeles, Cal. He was educated at Trinity college school. Port Hope; the Royal Military college, Kingstou, from which he graduated in 1911, and at the Law School, Toronto. The London Court Circular an- nounces that King George has con- ferred the Order of St. Michael and St. George on Lient.-Col. N. Stephen a son of ex-Mayor Alexander and Mrs Stephen of Halifai. Lt.-Col. Stephen was chief ordnance stores officer at the Dardanelles. Premier Hearst, in giving views of Michigan's "dry" vote, said it would help the cause of temperance in On tario. In the past one of the argu ments against prohibition in Ontario, and particularly In his own riding at the Sault, was that money would go into the states through the Ameri- can Sault, and.that it was useless pats- ing such a law. Mrs. R. Miller. V. TV. Patterson, K. J. Ritchie Patereon 160; J. Stanley Dlcken 114; A. J. Blackburne W. S. Gray ?I20; Miss Oliver Sydney Good 16; Miss E. Hutton Fred Thaell 113; Cameron, B. J. Hill Co. ?100; Miss McLeay. Royal Store G. Guipure L. F. McMillan J24; McKelvie Mc- Guire Lisle Fairhurst Frank Roora J. Hufner Stacey Lum- ber Co. R. G. Straker, Geo. Narus 50c.; A. Dainty. Alec Har- ron }10; Geo. Wittram S2; T. B. Litt- ler 25c; T. Raest 2Bc; J. Kmlzwilt 50c; T. Turner 25c; Mrs. Russell Mrs. J. Fuller Mrs. L. A. Miller Mrs. Knowlden 60C; Sirs. G. Desmond 25c; Mrs. Darling 60c; Catherine Peak; Alec Frederick Supina Mercan- tile Wm. Lloyd ?1; R. Kervinskt SI; Jno, Payne, 35c; Mrs. H. Findlay, E. Brierly TV. H. Gillis TV. Parvls SB; A. Oastchuk ?12; Hed- ley Drug Co., Miss W. S. McRae E. F. Lay ton James F. Llvle TV R. Ward 524; R. H. Falrlay C .F. Jamleson N. B. Peat, Ethel Harding C.R.Matthews S24; TV. E. Buch'an W. J. Finn E. A. Ewert ?120; W.A.R.Cocti, W. A. Buchanan M. P.. D. R. Carlyle Dr. L. T. Allen :J. Norman Ritchie SI 20; Poter Lund, 15300; C. E. Cameron William Gra- Farko Mrs. A. Keese 25c; H. G. Clarke Baress, 25c. London, Nov. AH Dinar, the rebellious Sultan of Darfur (a province of the Egyptian Sudan) has been kill- ed and the main botiy of the rebels which he headed badly defeated by a British expeditionary force, It was an- nounced officially today. REBEL SULTAN KILLED "Beans Is Beans" and the cost is soaring skyward with pork, beef, eggs and other foods until the cost of living represents an increase of from 30 to 50 per cent. While meats and vegetables are beyond the reach of many millions of families, Shredded Wheat Biscuit continues to sell at the same old price and re- tains the same high nutri- tive quality. Shredded wheat biscuit contains all the rich body-building nutri- ment in the'whole wheat grain, including the bran coat, which is so useful in keeping the bowels healthy and active. Eat it for any meal with milk or cream or in combination with fruits. Made in .Canada IF YOU DO NOTUKE BETTER THAN THE PRICE OF LONDON TIMES IS INCREASED London, Nov. of the Times will lie IncrtMad to and a half after Nor. 30 and daily probably will fel- low suit, the Weekly Dispatch. Owing to the cost ot production, It adds, n number of leading newtpapera arc being conducted at a heavy loss. YOU HAVE BEEN USING RETURN IT AMD GET YOUR MONEY BACK BEST BY TEST' OF CANADA The Union Bank ol Canada gives a Modern Basking Service There Is a growing tentiency, which ve have, always foster- ed, toward closer relations between business men and their bankers, with 3. broader and more valuable service from bank to customer. Open an account with the Union Bonk of Canada and take advantage ot the exceptional facilities which our 315 Branches enable us to offer. LETHBRIDOE BRANCH A.-F. S. TATUM, Manager GRASSY LAKE BRANCH H. E. SANDS, Acting Manager Notice to the City Subscribers The Herald wants to give a satisfact- ory .delivery service to its -subscribers. So do the carrier hoys. To insure no one missing any issue some one will he at the office till eight o'clock each evening to receive any complaint regarding non- delivery of the paper. Just phone 1252 and a paper will he sent youf Carrier lioys are asked -to put the paper right inside your home. If you want your paper left in some other place the carrier hoy will he pleased if yon will let him know your wishes. Wheat Lands For Sale The 'ln.it wheat ranch In Southern Elgh mllie from In townahlp 11, rangee 1i and It, west of 4th Meridian. lny ilreet from ths estate. Ne middleman need apply. Far end tweM apply. J. D. Fuller TABER Or at the CimeroH Rlinvtl. A prominent Lathbrldge far- mer walked into our office the other day. "I used to soil barley to James Richardson in Kingston fifty years lie said, "and I want to do business with the firm again." The prices are BO htfh and spreads between grades wide this year that the need of expert work all along the Al- berta, In Winnipeg and In Fort even, greater than usual. The Hind of service that HTSB In. a man's memory for fifty (P years is yours whan you make your bills of lading read '.Notify James Richardson Sons, Lim- ited." For car seals, markers and dally price cost or 201 Sher- lock Bldg., Lethbridge or phone 777. Manager's residence, phone 365. Before Buying GRAIN! Unequalled facilities for secur- ing reliable information regard- ing Drain. Frequent All markets. Yru are invited to make free of this service. Ask for bid! on your carlots of grain, private wlrei to New York, cago, Minneapolis, Winnipeg Baird Botterell, Union Bank Building, ARCHIE. E. F.EESOR, M0r. Phone 1599. Ret. Phone 186Z. COOK STOVES Our On These Lines BAWDEN BROS. STRONG DOWLER GRAIN and CoramiMion Our entire mfialutloa ll at your lervlct and with our we can aafaljr (uaramUa to you tb< bait prleta for your grain at any time and tor any grade or Mad of frail. Phon. M Calgary OffliM 1X6 LrthbrUjo Quota- Ria. 1111 tiara. its Out If J.A. SALBERG GRAIN CD, LETHBRIDOE, WORKINO" You may money by let- ting us bid on your next car ot wheat, barley IT COSTS.YOU NOTHING, Our Winnipeg and Lethbrldge offices represent SERVICE. "THY US" J. H. TALLINB Local Manager Office Phone 1580 Residence 572 OFFICE PHONE 1313. MANAGER'S PHONE 14M. SMITH, MURPHY CO. GRAIN HEAD OFFICE, WINNIPEG Wrltt or phone it our If you hive grain te hindlt. can aiiure you the price the market wMI aund and give you courteoui prompt returnt. N. T. MACLEOD, MAi ..OER LETHBR1DQE OFFICE SHERLOCK BUILOINO f'it f 4 ;