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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 7, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta ,t THE LETHBR1DGE HBiRAL1> THURSDAY-OCTOBER 7, Ictbbribje 'tetbbrtbge, alberta DAILY AND WEEKLY. Subscription Oaily. delivered, per year.. Dally, by mail, per year... Weekly, by mail. year. 3.00 1.00' TELEPHONES: Business Ofllr-o Editorial Office W. A. Buchanan Managing Dirwior 1252 1224 john Torranee Your Kii-.ff Country Need, id II i rrc ROUNd THE CIRCLE DF THE WAR j defied the Allied pow- pr i -ting Russia's ultimatum, turn issuing one to'Serbia, re- u :twenty-four hours. Kins intiaevpt! Greece has renounced policy of supporting In. lies, and allowing the landing ;nch. troops to go to Serbia, and Premier .Venizolas has resigned. A revolution is threatened. In the mean nine" the French have landed i-o6pa7 which are marching through 10 Serbia to aid tha' country agams Rumania is massing troops "bnHhe Bulgarian frontier. ftAll this spells war for the Balkan states in a very short time. Bulgaria will be into to it before the end of .the week, and it is likely that instead adopting an offensive against Ser- bia, she will be compelled to defend herself against a Russian attack. A is threatened in Greece. -On the western front the Allies are once-more bringing their big guns into action, in preparation for another, big' attack. I Macs not claimed tho right to re Act on its merits ilui the ao.t be a distinct Interim- some Imperial 01 Dominion or he deemed unconstttution lal 'toy reason of exceeding the powers to provinces by the B. N. A, Act, a Provincial law Is now loft to ts operations, even though every lembVr of tho Federal Cabinet should disapprove-of its provisions. The ?rbvlncial Legislature, then, is not a subordinate body, but one that Is prac- tically supreme when acting within the limits assigned to it. Just as laws of the Province are subject to disallowance by the Dominion gov- ernment, so the laws of the Dominion are subject to disallowance by the Imperial government. But here again the veto power is more nominal than real. The power to veto is there to'he used in a possible emergency, but In reality it is not usei! at an. Both Do minion and Provincial legislative bod- ies are thus virtually independent, and in their respective spheres are prac- tically supreme. The Dominion Parliament has amh ority over matters of perhaps large: concern than those which engage the attention of the Provincial authorities, and as it legislates for the whole Do- minion, it is the more important body. Annual Meeting of the Red Cross The annual meeting of the Loth- bridge Red Cross society will be held on Friday evening In St. Augustin's hall at S.30.' A statement of receipts und expenditures for tile year, and an outline of toe work done during the year, will ha given. Officers .fur tile comlus year-will bo elected pres- ence'of all members and sympathiz- ers is requested. WAH AFFECTS ALBERTA COLLEGES BUT LITTLE Edmonton, Alta., Oct. war has a certain effect on the edu- cational institutions of Edmonton, it is apparent only as progress" retarded, ami not in a falling off in attend- ance. The University of Alberta re- ports that registration is running ab- out the same as last year. On Octo- bor 1. llU-USiO students had enroll- ed Tup to today 250 students have en- rolled this year. Approximately the same registration as last year is ex- pected. RICKED UP IN .ASSINGI THE BUOY MAN In the agricultural demonstration schools, the enrolment has increased T almost 00 per cent. The 1914 enrol- ment in the colleges at Yernifiion, Olds and Claresholm totaled 303. En- rolment to date in the three institu- tions is 337, with more expected. Robertson Theoogical college, Pres- byterian, reports an enrolment equal Yet in one very impufiimt respect, tnat of .asl year LETHBRIDGE WOULD LIKE TO HEAR HIM It is understood that there is a strong likelihood of Sir Robert Bor- den paying a visit to the west in the near future. His intention is to visit the principal cities, and relate at non- partisan meetings, the stirring inci- dents'connected with his recent visit to. the Canadian troops at the front and in England. Lethbridge will be glad if lie Includes this city in his itiaerary. On a tour, of the character mentioned, he comes as the leader of and not of anv .party, and conaequentlv all parties mil join heartily in welcoming turn When he spoke in Toronto last week prominent Liberals were on the plat form, and in London he -was greeted officially by the Liberal candidate lor the House of Commons Str Robert has a thrilling story to tell at his vi to the trenches, and alPCanada -wants to he given tie opportnmt) ot flear ing It- the Provincial Legislature enjoys a power greater than that of the Do- minion Parliament. The term of the houses of assembly in the several pro- rinces was fixed for the time by the British North America Act at four years. Section 82 of the Act express- ly confers on the legislature of a pro- vince the power to amend the consti- tution of the province, except as re- gards the office of lieutenant-goveru- Under.this authority several of the legislatures have extended the term from four to five years. The Dominion Parliament has no such power. Section 50 of the Act provides that the House of Commons "shall for five years from the day of the return.of the writs for choosing the house (subject to be sooner .dip solved by the Governor-General) and no longer." The Dominion Parliament has no power to vary that provision. VISIT OF THE AUSTRALIAN CADETS Leihbridge, according to an. an- nouncement nude i, few days ago, is to be honored with a visit from the touring Australian cadets Accord- ing- to reports Jrom the Pacific Coast this is a really wonderful organize tion of highly trained cadets Austra- lia. IB to tie, fore in military training and naturaSIy the cadets have hene- fitted by the Australian system This city will greet the visitors; They represent a Creat movement and a great common wealth. Australia, far awav it from the heart of the Empire, is one of the roost loyal of the Dominions. It has done nobly since the ivar com- menced, Doth on land and on sea It was its 'cruiser 'the Sydnev that put the Bmden, the German__Captain Kidd ot Pacific commerce ont of action. We have all read with thrills of satisfac- tion of the wonderful deeds perform- ed by the Australians'In the opera- tions at the Dardanelles It n only natural that !n raying tribute to the Cadets, we should include all the brave deeds of the Commonwealth In Ihe Empire's hour of need These cadets are hoys of our blood, and our Empire, and they will receive Irom the citizens of Lethbridge a right royal British reception WEIRD WAR CHANTS (From a 'British Officer's Letter in the London Spectator) I have heard a lot of weird war chanti already. One runs to tie tune of "The which .you may know: Coo-bo-oolness under fife; __ Coo po-oolaess under fire, Mentioned in dispatches for Drinking the company rum. Cod-oo-ooiness Then this-little chanson du coeur, "I Want to I want to go home, (bis) The coal-bos and the shrapnel they .whistle, and roar; I don't want to go to the trenches no more I want to'go over the sea. Where the Kaiser can't.throw bombs at-me aye' I dont want to die, I want to go home' There'is another song called "Ee- really one of those cumulative farmyard songs, but these Welshmen sing other verses besides to It They have Now old Von Kluck he had a lot ot men, f And every man he had a little gun, Ee-aye-ee-aye-oh' With a "pingpins' here, 4nd a "plngping" there. And a "ping' and there a "Ping, rtpirig-pinning" everywhere, Its old Von Klack he had a lot of men; Ee-aye-ee-aye-oh' On thelnarcn, amid other weird anot for the Red Cross Hospital. Since recruiting started 725 men volunteered at of whom 447 officers and men have been accepted. Rev. 3. W. Macmillan of Halifax is taking charge of the department of Social Ethics, the first of its kind in Canada, in Manitoba college, Winni- peg. Early next month two "Pullman'' sleeping coaches will be added to the equipment of the Edmonton, Dunve- gau British Columbia trains run- ning from Edmonton to the end of steel. The records of the building inspect- or's office at Hamilton show that the II Why use Teas of uncertain quality and value, when delicious Tea can be had on demand. wlno of the buildings erected during the past 'ear is large, thirty ot the larbost luup n value of 000. V C Plteison of lonclon. Orit., in- spector of vho Moi chants' Bank, Out., and toimcrlt raanirer of tho Strat- ford branch ireuously of West Lome an lub hem appointed teudent of (agencies for Alberta, with headquarters 'at Edmonton. hra ncarh farmers members of the Manitoba drain Growers! and In the op- inion of R McKenzle the secretary, i per cent of theso will vote in favor of prohibition when the refer- endum it, submitted In order if a great re- duction in the ewienditure on the land titles oftices is not possible, the Nor- rls government has Instructed Captain I'etor Whlmster of Portage la I'rulrlo. an old )aud titles office man, to In- vostlgato and inspect all such offices in Manitoba. Sir Wni. Macdonald, the tobacco 'Montreal, is the lienv- lest holder of bank, stock in Uunadu. In tile Rank of -Montreal he holds 553 shares, in the .Merchants Bank Canadian Bank of In' the three b'anks holdings are 11375 750, and In the Commerce 2070. his aggregate shares. Tho population of; Hamilton for the first timo in forty years, shows u de- crease. Last year the figures were while this year, they are 461, a decrease of S33.' Qf course, it Is understood thai the cause Is translation of many civilians -Ints s'-'l- W The Harbor, Fort William. grain elevator. (3) Port Arthur, Grata trains delivering wheat to the elevston, William. Sault Canal HEN you, see a grain elevator against a prairie sky, it looks too preposterously tan to be real. It seems as though some practical joTdng Ion has played a trick on JOT oa those mirrors that, caricature by elongating. -n-ted by a few before. her toser low. to the where the St. now mns, she left several of these lapse, But the meet Important el, both Htm betog in use U to bo lid th. raost modern thmg bulldabl, and stop wan on "er neighbor. So t "ne sweated brains and the Covarnment fairly laaked money tuttl at hot the Berth slwr. of the river possessed the most modern little thing In 900 foot locks tint to 1895, tne engin had Mtrlotle that we could stop there. And yet, irtr Mxnld we? The United SUtes is our elder sister and alnw her Federal Government came into paaauim be exported As all but in the West and at practically bit of Western ?rnlH fcy Water, you of that little _M.ry'; Mpld that would have kept back all this and a large part of the United States' buiheU of Mporttrf ;