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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 15, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBfciDGl: DAI MY IfERAED '19lf-i Hbe Stctbbribc IDetalb 6AILY AND WEEKLY SUBSCRIPTION '.RATES 4 QQUVcrgil pei >car 4 5 DaUt.'byroad per Weekly, b> mail per year TELEPHONES .Business Office 1253 A. Buchanan John Torrsnco ig Direuor Business Manager THE PRESENT SITUATION The general tenor of reports from {lie front indicates tlmt the forward with tutlre sutisiaUtou (o jo. Uio..department umlei whicli they imiy be placed. TUc roccAt dismissals In Lothbridg Most of the 'dismissals which have taken place have 'been explained a: due to the necessity of economy, iu ,each case where this ex- ;movement of Allies Is gaininj' lie edemy's line toutinues its ninth oMemion, and has leached cu e offere- 1S of MJlIo in a straight line north Wjthat before the the original extremity. The In government were made to collision at Ypres points to fresh re- inforcements coining .on .to strengthen the Allies' left, with also an attempt of the enemy, with troops released from Antwerp, to prevent a junction suffer, while Conservatives appointed in The last two retained their, positions." It is thus quite clear that the was- practiced for parti- san purposes, enabling the party when PICKED UP IN lASSING FOR THE BUSY On the Allies'right the situation aj> times became Better to replace the n, at a standstill with regard remoicd In political friends of offensive tactics gn the part ot the j 1 enemy. With success on the left we may possibly .see a. -penetration into German territory in the direction of Mctz in one cose, the streak of econofflj affected an employee who was the sole support of a family whom sickness tihd crop failure had reduced to ah "einbarassed condition. The lo- Our attention will soon be directed -bely! aders had no regard for the lo a huge battle on the banks of the Vistula which may take on the nature ,-bf the (battles of the Alarne and the Aisne. Defeat of the enemy here v; Jet loose the large Russian army c its march on Berlin, and alter tl complexion of the present 'cat paign. K-EEPlNG SCHOOLS OPEN It is all important to the settlers the drouth affected, districts that tl vschools should be Kept'open. Owfak :to 'conditions pretenting the farms: t paying their Uses many Schools hai fbeea forced to close and childre faced tho possibility of not havin ;Eear-at-harid educational prlvi] 'until times improved. Now the goo news comes that the Alberta gorej :inent is introducing legislation wfei Jwill enable the province, to loan to tfi rschcol'-aistricts- suffieient money t 'j keep the schools in operation -will be -welcome information to th would Kacrifice man i i.things rather than put any obstacle the wav ot providing an education fo Tlie' sorenuaent is acting wlsels and well. YIELDING THE AXE __ It isv not surprising that the bette of-the'supporters of the Bcr c den government in this city.ezpres" tiisgust at the .most recent action '.the'local-patronage committee in dia missing from the position of post master, Edward N HIginbotham, whi t'fhas filled the position "with satisfac to all since his appontinent i'n [and prior to that time as.assist i anc postmaster. believe that i; the patronage of the narK handled by thq class of Con sarvatires the change would not have but the trouble happens to that the element-armous for office, and only too willing to meet the di of the class of partisans who think that every official appointed by jthe late government should fce. remov- from office, is in control rj Tne -patronage system has been jiabused oy tooth political parties, but there are many districts m the Do Imimon where the party leaders will listen to the demands of the office seekers There are numerous cases Conservatives who held office dur- entire regime of the" late Ltb- eral administration, and there are plenty of instances todav Con i servatlves have not removed from of- fice men appointed by the Liberal gov- ernment In these we are satis fied the better element of the parties were in control of affairs From 1911 L? up until recentlj the patronage in the -Lethbndge district was handled fair j ly, but unfortonatelj, the man who 5 directed the patronage no longer in and privateers now wield the j axe as freely as the other gpntleman refused to meet the solicitations of party men looking for a job The government offiml abuses office and continues to he a par expect to be retained "in the service, but every man has removed by the patronage cpdmittee In this district refrained from participating In poll tltics, and as far as can be gathered JBSAS satisfaction in the performance jCof hjf duties Sir Higinlbotliam IB a respectable circumstances OC such a case, but aie apparent joy. Mr. Stafford's removal as land agent has not been.justified. He has asked for an investigation, but up to the been present his request has not grouted- It is inown -that a stool his utmost ,to misrepre- sent Mr Staftord to the authorities at Ottawa, and it is possible his state- JKenora William Lucas Is dead at Appleby, Out., In liisSIHh year. A virulent form of -hog cholera Js pcrted is county, Out.- ThQ' Hoard-of Education of -Hamil- ton, has -Just lot contracts for a-new school to cost City Engineer, McLean ofiSiirnia has )een .discharged owing to dissntisfao- ,ion over a new waterworks plant. Win. Lennox of Barrle, father of Jus ;Ico .Lennox of the, Ontario High Court, is dead. Lieut, Harold Oswald Day Wttklns of lorwood, has left for Liverpool o join- the Leicester Regiment in Lon- don, England. The department of and fisheries has .issued a direcibry of Ca nadian ports; giving 'depth" of water, oading facilities, etc. Robert Brysoii, aged 53, of 353 Dal- iousie -Brantford, was- killed. when lie fell frobi-a ladder, "a distance of 20 foet, Rev. S. H. JfcKegney, rector of St. David's Anglican, Church, London, Oht., has been appointed curate of St ilark's Church, 'Toronto. The man who was found near the Trim Dim in the it Ualkertou has been identified Goo Teathoru, a former Wingham barber. Win1. Burnbridge of 'Maltbn committ- ed suicide at Crewson's -Corners by throwiner himself in front of a G.T.R. train. He 'was mentally deranged. James Begg, a taxicab of St Thomas, died suddenly from an at- :k of heart failure while on duty He was aged 35, and -leaves a widow two children. Figures submitted by County Jailer "An Extra Run" on FRY'S COCOA 4 tf'K John McNab of.Guelph, shtfws that it cost a half a .cent more per day to ;eep prisoners .than last year1. The cost is lOii cents per "day. district Tiiey are making inenfs were .accepted. This of final's (great aesrrucnon 'among the deer and eriuently suited the patronage ring, though they knew full urell that the insinuations he made could not__be proved. Mr. Stafford's and inspir- ed solely, .by .the demand of. the office seekers, for-his a flimsy excuse being bettor, than no excuse at all. Mr. Humphries was removed from the position- of officer o the grdund'tiiat'tnere was no need fo as -immigration official at this polni Tliis-may be but we can han ly-understand the-local Bonservativi are foeen promoting the develop ments of the country around Letli bridse..accepting such a decision with qiit- .protest." .Surely, .we have not fin ished pur course from an immigratioi standpoint. We need' settlers am must have them, but it seems to be o more importance to some of our Con servatiTe.friends to have a'black 65 offered to.Lethbridge than to forsak the. ppppitunity of-.creating a vacancy which filled .later on on the iretense that 'immigration 'is picking up As a matter 01 fact, Mr Hum vertices couM have been we .tiJIieirin.lpokiug after the dlstrib !on .of relief, which .properly comes under, the' immigration department This, of-course did not appeal to the "atronage distributors, as it would prevented some good friends of he party from securing a job. Every- ne-taioTTS'that Mr. Humphries was an iflcient had been trusted ith responsible undertakings by the sptmjiieflt, since the change in 'venunent took place He was re oved raerelv for the purpose of. cre- .a. could ibe filled ter on by one of the faithful. ibeen removed thout-any eiblanation being otXerea hatevef It could not be charged at he was incompetent or Ineffie nt v Practicailj all that could he ought-againsfcrhim was-the fact that was appointed by the Liberal gov Timent, aad with our locai patronage! mmittee that is a sin too grevioufi I i_tlsa highly esteemed citizen, who gave n g ppiitlpn oif postmaster his attention Since his appoint be has not participated in poll .-_... .-Hip retabval is unpopular, CBpwislly ein'ongst ncores of Confer It-lio that he was entitled to be continued in office In "the fu- ture it cannot fee expected that cap itble men Will accept gdvernmsnt poai tions nhen they find that the position insecure, to be overlooked for the new postmaster, we have no criticisms to offer of Mr Ripley personally He is a verj much re speoted young man, but -we regret that he is accepting an office vacated bj the unfair removal of one of his old time friends' in this However, it seems to be the case in politics that friendships do not count By man} politics is looked upon as a game, and en one side wins everybody on the other side must consequently suffer. It is a vary low ideal, but is evidentlv the ideal that appeals to men direct Ing political patronage. R B Bennett is Healey the Irish M showing Tim the of Ottawa if in their meander ings Tim nill be aWe to convert R B to the .cause of Homo lluie -Might it not be well to iet us Have the names of the commit tee9 It would interest ucoplp to knov the men who were at the of t'lo recent- e-Tecu'UonB According to reports received at the Vatican, more .than ecdoslab tics are now serving In different rap acitles with the armies In the field, especially with the Belgian, French and Austrian frmes Most of these clergymen aro engaged la work. hospital blshopjs rabbits, so that an attempt is being to exterminate them. Names of 'IB-Staff-'and company of- ficers of Siskatcheivan Rifles, Hegina, who.'ha'ye vdlunteered for for- eign service Ja the second Canadian 'h'ave been'- sent to head- quarters. .'Others will volunteer snould the regiment the armj his sonal roiirige as much as for his goni is, as a leader he 0 SCOTLAND LOW RATES, GOOD SERVICE One-class oabm, only to Glasgow and 50 fropi Glasgow third class clos'd caklni, 75 Rates subject to change without notice. SAILING FROM MONTREAL. S.S. "LETITIA" October 3lit AH'.information cheeitulljr fur nished by authorized agents or H e LIDMAN, General Agent 349 Main St, Winnipeg He is a typical., Russian office- darn bearded a little abovfe middle height wearing the new uniform of Itha' i with shoulder-straps m its simplest form C Hfs capacity for work 13 guperhu man Recently he nas worked for two nights and days ivlthoutr sleep The men in general though wo'jred and marched to the utmost limit of their capacity did not Buffer from lack of food the tha new field kitcheii: being admirable The Cos-acks carr) little bake of apples on their saacles which they consider a good preventative of both hunger and thirst GERMANS SACKED MONASTERY AND STOLE HOLY VIRGIN (Special Cable to Montreal Gazette) Petrograd, Oct. to. the London following elaratiou has been nla'ac and sworn to by representatives ot the Roman Cath: olic monastery of Czenstocho'wai Rus siau Poland; to th'e head of tho Roman Catholic Union of Churches 'After making Uismselves complete O B Olson fo- five years secretars treasurer of Camrose Aita, nas re signed He declared on''severing hi connection with' the counoUi'ihati ii the fue years he had not hearc an angry word at the inctags. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE HAS DfSTALLID SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES. LODGB Wills, Title Deeds, Mortgages, Inmiranee or other Valuables in one of these Lethbridge Branch L R. Bfymner, masteis of the town tho Germans en terPd the at S taMo HEROIC CONDUCT OF PRIESTS CAUSES. A RELIGIOUS RE- Paris, Oct atch to the London result of the war has beijii a distinct religious re vival in Fianoe The so called clerical peril lag Jisappeaied from the popu ar imagination been distinguished by theii heroism and their to the patnotio cause is sh tred bj nianj membeis of the religio'ils "orders, both men and t Abbe Lacht a berge int and demanded an exorbitant sum. o] mone> Iroui the keeper On being re fused the Germans removed the Holj Virgin, a gold ornament decoratec with diamonds which presentee to the monastery by the Pope oi Rome, and valuable cross, the gift of Pope Sigismund ' 'following tills outrage a rumor spread among the Poles resid Ing m the town that the Geiman '-c-ps had celebrated their triumphal entry bv holding an orgy the -previoud JilSht outside the YaMogOrski nlonan tcry, which is regarded as the most precious rellglousi institute in Poland "Fearing a reiietltlon 'of this ungod- y.ict a few Polish voluntsers of Czett' patrolled the monuotery. the. night nnd.cnmo In conflict a paity of five Qdrnian eoldleis, wore about to break into the holj once more fliroo Germans killed outright and the remains orj reinforced by a contingent of Ger man troops who immediately came on he scene in response to the shooting, n vain attempted to retaliate for the allant defenders ot the faith fcallop- d away on. horseback btif the Gor bent on finding the offenders, poured the neighborhood, and 'ailing to traco them, relentless evengo, and opeiied an inalscrlmin- fire tlirouehout the town, ItililnK Bdmbcr of innocent tidnod in tllflpatches on the previous day Abbe Monbru a captain of infantry fell at the head of his com pany another pler'cil lieutenant the Abbe Drenier was struck down In leading his in a charge The Abbe Bumin an ensign was also slain m battle On the roll of soldier priests1 are twelve abbes, .who offi-t cere non commissioned officers or pri-i soldiers In many cases tha' p iesta wearing a Stole with Chrlstlanf emblems over their uniforms buried their fallen cpmrades }n conse- crated ground. IN COMMAND At feSQUlMALT Ottawa Ont Oct is official- ly announced b> tho-flaial partment Ifear-Admiral Storrl Iiad been appointed, to Canadian naval yar'ds at Elaqulmalt Commander-, Haae has previously! been in command of the but as' he is ill charge-of the Rainbow which, is cruising in the Pacific Octean it 19 impossible tor him lo look naval yards. Admiral Storn retired from the tish navy two ago, and moved! to Canada nlth Ins family, settling at1 Quelph i It's a pleasure to bake and Mast with M overt that's always bright and clean. ''See iu..... natural _ __ fitted ena- melled roast pan and antitrust oven. Ask the McClary dealer. MADE-IN-CANADA Seld by McKcowii ;