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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 1, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta e, fclberta DAILY AND WEEKLY. Subscription Rate--: Dally, delivered, per year..... J4-M Dally, by mail, per year...... 3.00 Weekly, by mall, per year.... 1-00 TELEPHONES: Business Office Editorial Office 1252 W. A. Buchinin John Torrjnce unaginE Director Business Manager Your King and Country Need You Right Now ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR The great offensive on the went i being sustained by the Allies. Yes terday's dispatches record tiie cap- ture of important defensive positions of the Germans. England regards the new move as only the beginning of the offensive. The -most interesting news of yes- terday was that the allied offensive forestalled a German plan of offen- which was to have been a new effort to break the allied lines. Tho Grown Prince's army, which was nam- ed-as the force to carry out this drive on tie part of Germany, is now only a battered remnant of its form- er ielrV Actual gains of 25 miles of terri- tory have been announced by the Hus- ziaris in southern Poland. In Qalicia they are still keeping the upper hand. Near Dvinsk on the north, the Ger- mans are being held but with difficulty. Word that tie Canadian forces had again diBtinsuished themselves in France, and had repeated the glorious history of Ypres and Fcstubert, came forward yesterday. fatt how heavy the casualties are, has not yet been made known. The Greek parliament has authoriz- ed the moholization of the army and the new iFir loan of tie government- RAISE ENTIRE BATTERY IN CITY Another battery is to .be recruited mt Letlbridge. This is good news. It gives our young men an opportunity to enlist and train for service right here IE the oitj. Why not make it an all-Lethbridge battery. _Jt is possible to get the one hundred and fifty men required" in thfs district Let a cam- paign be started to enlist our home- brews in this new corpi. Lethbridge .BIB done well so far, but it can easily do better. The opportunity for ser- vice TvlH come when the new battery is being recruited. Let the Lethbridge heed the It would he a great credit to this city if we could -rilie the entire battery in this city something- -worth trying to do. CULTIVATWa .THE FARMER mre dependent upon the farmer. Hij success muni onr success. Last tii. farmer, owing to unusual eondiHoM. wal pined in a position he .unabla to patronize the taniuw Mm. except to z imrtl ex tent, ooMWuieitlj- business con dttloni wen bad. This there are crepi, and the boslnees com- munity it looking to an Improvement in coniliUons. Without the good crop on, the farm, there would nave been no improvement in conditions last year. man.ii 10 much in the welfare of the farm- he should personally devote hlm- lelf to gaining the friendship of the man irno cultivates the soil. The 1 friendship akould be genuine. Where- ever helpful advice or assistance can be given the farmer, it should be giv- en. We want our community popu- lated by live, energetic, scientific aK- rtcnUurallits, and the business men whenever the opportunity offers itiould encourage their farmer friends k to adopt the best methods of farming. A- writer recently dealt wiih this im- matter of cultivating the farm- and we reproduce his article in the tint what Jie had to say will atliiiUlate a greater interest in the wel- fare of the fanner amongst our ness men. The article, short and to the point, is as follows. is a class of men particu- larly Interested and active these days subject of thorough cultivation, it is thS-bankers and business men in the more Important business centres of this country. Their interest and activity in thorough cultivation does not, however, extend to actual "clod but is confined to cultltat- Ing-tKe farmer. I do not mean that all-the 'business men and bunkers in ail our towns are cultivating the far- of them have not yet learn- ed -'the wisdom and .profit. incident to activity. few generations .ago the 'farmer wag considered a low of the dust (If he was considoi all) anil was aneurlngly refen as a "rube." The funny papers filled with characterizations of SI" and "Aunt nnd replete- with cheap jokes, on the "hayseeds." The self-elected unpur strata of the population of this country Invested their savings In Industrial stocks, which proved to be "mere scraps of they bought shares in min- ing companies, and the pay streaks pinched out; they financed oil wells that they found to be "dusters." Mean- while wilh the meek and lov.1v far- mer, there -was each year a seeding and a harvest time, and he, ihroush hard labor and perseverance, prosper- ed. In times of, financial stress, brought about by widespread specu- lation in this country, the products of the farmer's toil, the immense ag- gregate of the farmer's harvest, have been availed as basis of value and have minimized.or prevented financial panics. Instead of determining tho prosperity or lack of prosperity in this country from the condition of the stock markets, it is recognized that the crop conditions on our farms have a strong influence on the na lion's business for the year. 'The importance of the farmer and the farmer's welfare is recognized and the far-sighted business men are cultivating tho farmer. Instead o sitting in their places of business am busying themselves by sending; th' farmer notices of interest due and ad ising him how to run his farm, thest business men are getting out and ting the farmer on the back in an ef fort to make him feel that he is the mainstay of the nation, which is true They are also learning that some o the advice" they have heretofore giv en ths farmer about running hia bu ness is about as valuable as would be the farmer's advice to them about running their stores and banks. Thej are learning that every farm is a fac tory, and that it is just as important to keep this farm factors' going .under full steam as it is to keep up the pay roll of a brewerj- or a broom factor} in If the farmer needs another dairy they help him to'get a rea' cow; it the farmer wants to feed ai lis his own farm, ftiey help him get the feeding stock. They help the farmer with the knowledge that they are helping themselves. 1 not mean that the bankers and busi- ness men are leaving bags of money n every farmer's mail farm- ers all know they are not I do mean they extend financial help where such help is advisable; the worst thing that can_hanpen to the average farmer is for him to borrow money that ha can not use to advantage. "The business men who are not cul- livating the farmer will have to fall :nto line if they remain worthy the name 'business men.' Both the farmer and his farm ben- efit from thorough cultivation of the soil, and by .the same measure both .he farmer, and the business men ben- efit if the business man thoroughly cultivates the farmer." DlCKED UP IN ASSINGCZD "J'OS. THE MAN Arehdeacon W. V. Daykln, is dead, at Kingston, Ont. Rev. Dr. Cline, of flamilton, will become pastor ot the Baptist church at' Georgetown. Qeo. 5 Brown, aged 88, ii" dead. He formerly represented Yarmouth, N. S., in toe Legislature. Milton McDonald, ci-M.L.A., will contest Bagot, Que., for the Federal House as a Conservative. Capt. F. G. Cook, old time marin- er, died at Central Cheboque, near Yarmouth, N. S., at. tne age o! 97. Rev. :Willard E. Mclniyre, a prom- inent Baptist minister ot the Mari- time Provinces, died at St. John, N, B Henrj Eastwood, of Bedford, N.S., died at the age of 35. He had spent over 69 j ears of married life with his The old Government House build- ing at Frederieton will be for ninitajcy'ipurposes and may become a hospittf, William H. Lee, aged 3, 3 Carleton child, threw his kitten into a mill pond near St. John and drowned try- ing lii lesciie if The city of fit John, B., must pay 22 board bill to a livery- man for a stray horse left with him by John -Miils McKenzie, for three terms mayor of Moncton, N. B., died aged 91, the" oldest native born resi- dent of the city. Ernest Mueller, while painting the I.C.R bndep at Derby Junction, N; S., was knocked oil liy a train and drowned. A portrait of the first inai-or of Halifax 'elected by popular vote. Wil- liam Oaldwcll, has been hung in the clh hall, tlic cift of the family. William Mirlmg Porter, vice-presi- dent of .the Associated Oil'Company-, who died at San Francisco, life as. a in St. John, X. B. After a long and varied judicial ex- perience Hon R Stanley Weir, D.C.L., until recently 'Recorder of Jfcntfctt, has returned to the Bar, I and will engage in a general and coar sulljrij praclitc, lA. Ten Table Talks No. .1 would any careful housewife Or paper bags tub? Cam- the same to. an urtinle ino-' TKA. For many yoai5 li'iiv f PHOTECTEI) FOODSTITFKS, si'i'iitiblo to ilnmago by. air and ninis- BLUE RIBBON lias boon of excellence. Determined M and, it possible, improve that standard, iii" Proprietors of Blue Ribbon Tea have adopted tlu' most il'i'ctive wrapper yet devised. Obtain a I'.n-ket. In doing so buy A PERFECT TEA IN A PERFECT PACKAGE Ask your grocer. WOUNDED LETHIRIDGE SOLDIER RETURNING Montreal, Que., Corporal f. J. Knowlei, A.S.S., and Private W. P. Flanks. 50th Dnttallon, Calgary, were f.mona the wounded sol- diers, who nrrlvocl here yestor- 1915 day. They left last night for the west. New Army Did Wonderful Work London, Sept.. correspond- ent of the Daily Graphic in a dis-. _____ j patch regarding the lighting at Loos, 1 book ot 'golden deeds' could be j lor and daily written about this battle and exploits I ku ban to fc. MMUt Uku. THREE Only Food of .Botha's Troops cent Cr.mnainn the rations served out to army on tiie recent I young English-Dutch trooper, eijf crcd by the 'Gazolto. ITavlnj through.the Cefmtiii-Afrlcan can( English Architect on Stand ai Teg The witness stated that he had en i of the new army. They paid a Jieavy I price, but they paid it without fal- task confronting the batta- lions attacking Loos and Hill 70 M he a not easy. It meant n charge across. c Bllpinml S level fields, through three lines tQ 'barhed wire, past slag heaps, a to hand struggle for mastery of f German first line trenches and thcin ior the second line trenches, the trenches of communication and the intervening dug outs filled with the ivs that ho Is very jealous! inter- al autonomy for South Afrl The intense enthusiasm over- Has people in exemplified fact :iat this young trooper's fan irpiidy lost a father killed in frica, a son wounded at th< piles, and n daughter lost on auia, yet tho mother, who ac her son to England, Is q he ilmt he should enlist aga ried with unknown obstacles South Africa.- The young trooper Gencrttl Louis, liotha will be close .run .in the elections by He believes the latter to be loy; rews. Canadian record for lengthy prelim- "I have not .in ordinary .witness, j inaries. It is not expected "that the retorted counsel. defence will introduce any evidence at Under examinniion tiy J. E. Coyne, 'for the crown, Jlr. Simon produced his diary, and lie read extracts from it dealing with consultations the then ministers. Mr. Horwood amu Winnipeg, Man., Sept. L. others when the buildings were plan- Bali, for many years manager of the lied and in the early days of _con-1 Bastern Townships Bank, and late this stage, of the proceedings. TO REPRESENT DOMINION and the chansc irom piling to cais- mlai0n carryinjr out provisions sons made later He had teen shown ot tnq Finance Act'of Under the tenders' ot Kelh and Lyall and this act, the Canadian chartered banks expressed, he said, his are tp deposit -securities with the Federal government, and re- ceive in exchange .currency to be used in marketing the grain cron.i that they uerc so much alike. recommended the acceptance: of Kelly tender being the _ lower, and said "they wotu retiuuc a great deal of wauhme Jlr. Simon said that Horwood.-told him the government was making th.eir campaign fund out OE "extras Under cross-examination Mr. Simon stated that he did not keep diary at any person's suggestion. He. con- sidered thai he had a "moral 'bbliga- to the notations, and he of importance, though there were many things not the... magistrate tion" put in it. Mr. Andrews told that his object in this line of ques- tioning was to show that the diary was inaccurate VON KLUCK IS BETTER Berlin, via London, Sept. ,era1 Alexander Hi' R. von Kluck, after a period of recuperation in'the coun- try, is now fullyf.rcstored. to.- health, and .is living in his Berlin-home, ac- cording: to an unofficial announcement made here today-. .The health of Gen- eral Ton Kluck had not been good since he was wounded late in 'March by shrapnel fire while inspecting the advanced German, positions on thfi western, battle front. It is not known when General von (Kluck wifi return, to active service, i it was a journey oi miles ami serious re- u j sistance was encountered. When the attackers came up to tie cemetery it was alive with machine gun part- ies sheltered behind .the earth on parapets raised among the graves. Even tomhstones were used as a cov-' er in addition to a trench dug at the. upper end of the cemetery." The Times' correspondent also tcs-' .tifietl to the quality of the new Writ-; ish army "Everywhere in the says the correspondent, is newness and keen-; ness. The men helicvc their chance isi coming and the new era in the war has begun. Certainly no commander- in-chief could rvish for a more splen- Repairs j BIG DEAL COMPLET lloglna. Snsk.. Scot. i Toslmatiiip half a million put tliroijgli ycstonlny j'.Ir of the interests of E. C. Hiin city, In the I-leintzraa Tho whole of the prorlnc ?SR of this eastern company 1 over by the company r wiiig their system in Ontari r Machinery We.have the Any -Repair Casting, Mouidinc] a perfectly with bur New carr Case aiidl IF IT'S G. KI OF THE PLANT OF THE to make ny Machine. of Every beicrlption do klli-epairs for fas Engines. IJEfSEND IT TO iL, Lessee rliDGE IRON WORKS CO. LT did force tp hurl forward than which Sir John French now mands." MEMBERS WINN Lethbridge Office- rain Co 1, ap- illars, the iiu. Piano busi- Lcen v, fol- GRAIN EXCHANGE Floor, Hull Block. THE "ANZAC" REGION There was no "Anzac region" a few itionths ago, but.it has figured much in the recent dispatches from the pardanelles. The name is made IIP of the land Army a body of Colonial troops, whose courage and stubborn fighting have given the region a name that Companion. probably stick. Yoimth's A man.sent Province of Nova Scotia bill, unsigned, dated 1866, to the Government at Halifax asking if it was of anv value it was not. S Perfection Inside Information Licensed Bonded FARlERS! DO YOU GET THE BEST REJI.ilN SHIPPING YOUR GRAIN? If not., why not take' adv get the Highest Grade and Write, telephone or wlri John Billii Head Office, Alberta Dig Members Winnipeg PROMPT-RETURNS. our years of experience to ices; and itiforma'tibn. Co., Ltd. St. S., Lethbridge: Grain Exchanges. LIBERAL ADVANCES. Threshil bOutfits Separators, Steam, Also Combination One Truck or Phc The E. A. SHARMAN, MANAGER,