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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 10, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRID6E DAILY H15KA1.D SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1914 (IbC Xetl^bli^t3c> Hlbcrta DAILY AND WEEKLY SUBSCRIPTION RATES Otlly, delivered, per year..... ?4.00 Dally, by mail, per year... W�eicl7. by mail, per year. 3.00 1.00 I P ICKED UP IN ASSING FOR THK BUSY MAN TELEPHONES BnslneM Office ............. Editorial omce ............ W. A. Buchanan John Torranc* Manaeing Director Busiuess Manager 1252 1224 .V liiard believed to belong to tlio stone age lias been inuarthed in LVuver. .\ ly-yoar-old lad was killed in tootl..ill game in Sapulpa. Okla., ro-uently. A yoitny farmer of Winchester, Vs., was .shot III mistake lor a bear by a neighbor, A man 5S years of age has registered iis a freshman in the Unirenity ! of Oregon. HOW THE SITUATION LOOKS Tho news that Antwerp is being bombarded, with tho very possible re-Bult of the city being reduced and occupied by tho Gernums, is a dis- ; quieunc item of news when compar- i county ol Crook, in Oreeon, Is ed with the tenor of rei^rts ^Uich ! "g^^^^"" for eveo" coyote have been lately received from " Four race horses valued at $10,000 j were rescued by a boy from a Are In Xewion. 5.'. -Y. _____ _______ the iront. V.'hile Uie news looks bad its import cannot be considered altogether prejudicial to the success of the Allies. The occupation of Antwerp.becomes a ]iromlnent necessity to the Cennans, forced by the position In which they are at present placed. It i Is for the purpose, as la no doubt,! rightly surmised, for eatablishing a econd line o� defence through Brus-els in a southeasterly direction to Metz. This -would not only act as a barrier to tho Allies advancing Oirough Belgium against Germany, but will be extremely serviceable ae a retreat for, let us hope, the result of the enemy's anticipation that his present line will be forced to givo way before the onslaught of the Al-Ues. The nerr campaign, of the Allies through Belgium, with Oebend as ' a base, has apparently not.yait .be.on inaugurated. We may take it that LoM Kitchener ds iiidlng his time for putting in an effective force bo that there Bhall b� no question of suocesa. THANKSGIVING DAY Owing to its occurrence at a period unparalleled in the history of our Dch minion, ThanksgivlnE Day finds u�,' probably, -a^th mixed feelings as tc its appropriateness. But when we consider the calamity, for all is-ars are calamities, which will make the year 1914 memorable, and coinpare its effects vritb conditions as they exist then more than ever misgivings, if any, are drowned in a solemn sense of gratitude that our Empire, through a kind Providence, stands as it does today. Britain's fiart' in the confilct, considering its, nature, was Inevitable. We have therefore, reason to be thankful that, however much we may prize the blessings of peace, our statesmen were not vrithheld by craven fears from unsheathing the sword of Empire to defend tho weak, and to fight for fi-eedom and righteousness. And our thankfulness becomes twofold when we realise that %\;e have behind lis the might to support th-e right. Moreover, we have 'occasion lor much thankfu]a-8ss that in .spite x)l 'war's devastation dn other lands, our Empire In everj- portion stand.s un-Bcathed, and our daily occupations and avocations proceed as though the tramping of armies and the detonation of cannon were non-existent. More than 'before, i>erhaps, the need of Thanksgiving Day, in which the heart of a nation beats as one for mercies vouchsafed comes home to us. The sum total of Monday's thoughts t>'ill bo that with circumstances against us things might have been a great deal worse. From this we have been hc^pr.ily spared, and in the meu-Eur.3 v.-c recognize Thanksgi-\ing Day we shall sliow the volume of our gratitude. A resident of IjOe Angeles has Just died bequeathing JlOW) to prortde a home for her cat. Earthquake shocks were experienced in the islands of British and French \Vest Indies. A minister and four women are aspiring to the ofBce of state commissioner of cbarities in New York. A man la Wabash. Ind., has been sentenced to go to church every Sunday as a punishment for intoxication. , A negro of X'Xeil, Ark, 3i years of age, is the father of 20 clilldren. Ho has been married three times. .A.mong tho special constables sworn I In for Buckinghamshire are Lord' Cliarles Boresford and Lord Desbor-ougli. Four persons were blown to atoms  and- five others- are near death as the j result of an ei-plosion in a flreTCorks j plant in New York. "The Beverage that Benefito" John D. nockefeiier has g?iven SB,-: Not simply a-thirst quencher, not 000 acres of land, valued at $225,000 ; nierelv a ntimulHrit- Vnf iiicf �-tt> as a-ttffuge for birOs. The land is on, ^fJ^Y ll.^!ii1!^:%*!f" 1:1" Lh^^^ the gulf coast of Louislaaa. The Pitts;burg Coal Co. and purest, most health infusing spirit that has ever been product. Aromatic Schiedam chnapps the I Westlnghoiise 8l�ctrlc Co. of Pitts-; burg have both reduced the wages of: their enwloyees. ] Nine persons were hurt and over | 100 reseised when a� excursion train | left the rails near North Adams,, Mass. ; A "chauffeur named Ernest Thome ' was' shot by a sentry at Renney Fort, near Plymouth, England, for failing to answer a challenge. Eligible single men in Geo. Lamb-ton's stablfS in England who refuse to offer their serrices to the army, are 'being discharged. Queen Marj- has inaugurated a fund to provide employment tor women who have been thrown out of work by the war. Trainioads of hop-pickers are loa\-Ing London Bridge station for the Kentish hop fields. The hops are in I)erfect condition. The city corporation has placed .at tie -disposal of the war office the south court of the Guildhall for recruiting p-jrposes. The Lord Mayor of Birminghan!, Liaat.-Col. Martineau, lias resigned ofiioe, haring volunteered for foreign sen-ice. Throe men were severely injurc-d in an explosion that occurred at the motor works of the Delaunay .Motor V."ork3, Malda Vale. | Two huny Hur- Qf teachers having joined tlie forces at the front. Under .\merican manngement the Alabkan seals In tho Prlbilof Island ...^ rookeries, have dropped in numbers prise, as m:!itary txpen;-- -,,ra t.ell ,if : from between .two and three million �with much truth. Tiio iireser.ee oi 'esa Uian a quarter of a million, aeroplanes which act as intellihence l-"p>-;!>l�K^l'-' social conditions on the bringers practically denies to each of the opposing forces the oiiportunily lor making use of this advantage to one .side or the other. Both armieB are made aware of what is going on by means of these e.vcellent air scouts, from, whoui movements are not easily kept from detection. The con-aequenco is tha,t the modern battle, a= jiresent experience is showing, becomes a long protracted affair when .compared to the battles of olden days. ' As a machine for dealing deslruc JBon the aeroplane does not appear to |iave done very much during the conflict now in progress. But it has certainly . demonstrated its worth in guarding the opposed forces from the gecret attack which works disaster. ialiinrJ are reported. Aprrlical'.on to reseul a v.-jll dealing with nil estate of $3700 in British Columbia left by the late Lady .lean Hext to her liu3V)and, Rear-Adrairal fjlr .lohii llexi, was granted. The tola! eKtale i:! vuliie'l al S-J0.0'.I0. .Me^stns G. K. KiralUy-and W. K. (;i-,-.,rge, two proniiu'-nt bu:-Uiess mi-'.i oi 'i'oronto, w-sre aecepu-ri a^- boriu-nnei.. Count Zeppelin promises Brltiiin an early visit. Here's hoping he gets a jB-arm reception. iUCHANAN'S :�D SEAL* "YOUR Whisky" MeOow Scotch-Never Bettered NORMAN' Tho NEWEST WwH,fwW>*Cl..lw. Bilui>.:iluDtfi.|lutrui The Minister of Uibor, acting Minister of Trade and Commetce, rlaea: iip to tell us we're a lot of boobs for howling because the Gas Co. is witting the screws on, and slicking lis up, for 15 per cent, more on our fuel bills' thon last year. So we are. What's the use of hollering when we're stung. ItWas ail pulled off so neatly we ought to present Coste. & Co. with .the leather medal for bloodless surgery: Here's the way it worked out: >Ve, boobs, pulling for life niembarsbip'in the Do-Llttle club, resolve that we will forthv/ith cease to shovel aAes,'and clinkers, and that we will substitute the morning ride for the morning walk. Whereupon we vote ourselves immunity from the ash-pan by giving away one perfectly good gas franchise, andsimulfaueoufiy saddle us -with a ---strest railway. Of course, the gas franchise is like ready money, and of course the street railway ts no such thing. . �  Episode No.. 2.-The Gas Co.. as an inducement to relegate the ash-pitn to the city Incinerators (save the mark), sells us gas at 15 per cent off; 'Ap^ paling generosity. Episode No. 3.-Ash-pan gone, gi^s-installed, bingo! up goes the gas rate to the last rung of the ladder. 'T.he ash-pan being still in the city incinerator, we contiuiie to use gas-and pay the price. .. .  Meanwhile, our street railway carries a couple of hundred "r-*on't-walks" a da.v, and we ladle ciit the mazume with the other fist to foot the bill. .  v.\ Now, if we had been long-lieaded -we would have doppd it out lilse. this:, . For gas franchise-Nix. For street railway-Nix. Now, if "ni:i" had won, -we. would have spent about 1250,000 of the half million v.e dug up for thfe street railway, and gone out somewhere, put down a hole, got a gas well ojE our own, piped it into the city' and taken all the 'wind out of Medicine Hat's sails. Then we would have a profit of about $100,000 a year from the gas (the Gas Co. makes tSat. at least; we don't know how much ihbfe),; and would have saved from $23,000 to $50,000 hy walking. . . That little "nix'' would have netted usabout $15^,000 i year. - - � So, you see, just because Lethbridge got a lazy streak, we got'It in tbeneck fwo ways. ; Of all sad words Of tongue and pen, The saddest are these: "It might have been.'" But having prepared our own pill, let us swallow it like little men. .A.iid ne.xt time, maybe, we'll take two thinks in succession. And don't over think for a minute there isn't going to be any n'cxt time. Some things to be thankful for: Der Kaiaer-"Ain't any." .lohn Bull-"Business as per usual." Uncle Sam-"Watchful, Waiting" Wilson. .Johnny Canuck-"Full stomach and good profiiiectK." Mayor Hardie-"Recall artillery still in the shed." The Editor--"-------" (Deleted by censor). D. 0. RpBUN, TORONTO 3?,3 Sole Aacnt for Can�d� HON. I. B. LUCAS Provincial Treasurer of the. ProT-ince of Ontario who was a nmner-up for the Premiership of Ontario in succession to the late Sir Janes V. WUU- uey. . ., �....... RIBBON DCNTAC TRADE MARK Enthusiasm in tlie Care of the Teeth. "No, I don't preacA dental hygiene in my home," said a mother recently. "There is no necessity for it. I've found a better way. Ribbon Dental Cream has madb my children entbusiaals. for^the tOoth^^ brush habit without any persuasion on my part.** Once taste the delicious KayQr of Ribbon Dental Cream and you wiil realize how easily brushing the teeth may become a treat instead of a duty. . Safe without harmful grit. Antiseptic without over-medication. Delicious without the presence of sugar, glucose or saccharin. Your dealer ha$ Colgate's;-or we will aer^i jfou a generous trial tube for 4 cenh in sidnipisi � COLGATE & CO. Dept o Drummond Bldg., Montreal. Eilahhihtd ovtr a century. , , W. G. M. SHEPHERD, Mdntrfcal Sole AtfcDt for Caniwia. 3333 The map .shows the Hritlsh aerial raid, on the G.erman Zeppelin depots at Dusseidorf and Cologne. The British erpect a Zeppelin attack on J.x>ndon as wf,ll as on tlie British battlesliips and tho aeroplane ijttack was intended to add to their infonnation as well as frustrate the attempt, if possible. The next attempt may, he ma(]e'against tho German battleships skulking behind'WilhelmBhaven. . The general staff, comprlaing chief officers, of one of the Gorman armies. They are shoivp preparing plans & .� the advancement of iheir iroop.s while they were marching on Pans in tne earjy stages .of the yrar. ' '--- ... " �....... ' ...gcgaggg I _t The New Patriotisj There is more than one way of serving^ your country. We cannot all go forth to fight on the blood-stained fields of France and Belgium, but it is within everyone's power to help crush the monster that threatens Europe. Modern warfare is a battle of resources, fin^cial resources most of all. Every dollar you spend for goods "Made in'Canada" is increasing the wealth, the resources, of the Empire, it is giving employment to Canadian workmen, it is contribyting to Canada's welfare, and it is supplying the sinews of war to Britain, it is helping to fight the enemy. The new patriotism seixes every opportunity to help^ the enlightened patriot insists that everything he buys be "Made in Canada." I PATRIOTISM PRODUCES PROSPERITY ;