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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 23, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE'FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE UAALY HERALD OCTOBER 23, Tfoecalb c, Hlberta -''.DAILY AND WEEKLY i SUBSCRIPTION RATES Daily, delivered, per year..... by mail, per year...... SVeefcJy, by mail, per ycnr.... 3.30 1.00 TELEPHONES Business Office 3252 Editorial Office 1-2-1 Wl A. Buchanan John Torrance Managing Director Business Manager THE PRESENT POSITION Tha-new campaign, initiated Uie Cermans ins met tl t lame file is the prclnnumn i 1'aris.4 This time it looks-as'if'the enemy be beaten back, eastwards through' oh" to his ie-Jdiia.Un? of defence, stretching from Anj.w-crp through Preparations are being-actively made bv the.Gonnans_in Antwerp in getting its fonificatious into shape, eridentlj; anticipating the issue. Along tlie -battlefield generally we read of attacks and repulses in differ ent localities, but nothing definite to indicate success or reverse. Aronad Lille, we know, a fierce tight is rag ing. The enemy evidently holds thi; town, and it is one of considerable strategic value, being a railway centre with large coal mines. From Arras, northwards to Lille, nnd thence on to Courtral seems the most critical ground, and a severe, re- pulse to the enemy will mean consiip erable advantage to the pushing Uie Germans back through Belgium. The attempt on the Cnanife'l was a.desperate move to stop the landing of British forcements, and the formidable aid lent by the British warships ill cumventing this further emphasizes the importance of the British fleet-'in the present contest. fros'His entire attention ou the stubs' 'of UH- jiivnl' Ho novor tiivs or ri'i'catiiu; the tjyatily ot Stars :uitl Stripes, uf tlui peace-loving at- tributes- of the American people, of their religious last but -by 'of into .your .ear this noble'. but 'V ".uf people, by "the people and for 'the1' people." AltliougU he Iiti3 lived ii-lii for years, this man is still.an Amork'im He hohis that it VouW bu a step bnckftTinl to. JKtomo uaturalized hero, and bo1 nihM by a King: But this Is tho romsrlial'le ihing; We Itare .dis- covered that tliis gentleman is not uloiie. He has company, and among tliose have neglected thii "mreil luht no sur to the n-unes man Hie Ir4dcr in tha- conimun ity, men; inbii who nidVe thoir Hung litre ind enjov tjio' privileges" of EBKlisJi .institu- tions, right .thing to TJ Q Anitricah1- ire a creat peo .pie. .We.respect and admire them. lUitLin they some- little consideration for: This man refprretl id above, in 'his conten- tion that iliiericti lead's in the moronzeiit, ondeptly. forget: that ouh recently American ships were dropping shells into Vera that the Spanish-American war is still .fresh in the mind of the -public, -and" the. -world still: 'TSft'ds-wiHV liorror.bl! the slaughter, of. the sreat rebellion." He knows notliin'g'bt- tire' Magna.-Gharta. the i Bill-bf Rights or the Rise of Par- j Jiament: He sees only.ttie.-Ameri- j ceii-eonstitutionj We this article is not It is not the right thing just nou- to predict the overthrow -Of England or to speak lightly of Institution's. There js alto- too much ill-considered sar- these days. We trust uur.motire for writing- along this strfihr wtil'npt be mistaken. _ Men making statements here which in. most countries would land prison bars. concluding paragraph PICKED UP IN lASSING FOR THE BUSY MAN' The late Jamos Held Wilson of Mon- treal, left an estate valued at S07. '-At the ngo 'of- 104, Mrs, Margaret -Miirdocki widow of the yanios SlaVdoclc; dioa'at Loiidoii, Out. While hunting near Sauu> Falls, Prank aged 21, of North Bay, fatally shot himself. A French" :eeonomist flBtimateB a seven-months' .war. will coat the pow- rs ton Edward .Sharped of BrorkvlHe Is' missing.. His hat was found in a boat u which ho was fishing. He ho Strathcoua Evelyn, tho fouivyear-old daughter, Harry Calvert; Orlllia, was fatally-! njured, when a pile of rail- on d ties fe'il on her head, H. B. Joyner, who formerly lived in Jarrie, 'is -reported h_ad his hynhe-.Germaps while eiviug with a British rygiinedf 18 Mar-old son of Leon Bulong, who lives iiear.'.Ghathani, was struck and killed -bv'Jigbtiling, while hd stood under a tree for shelter in a storm. The 3-year-p.I.d daughter tit Charles Gentle Parrv Sound -viia badl ibe ciajunty ,of cjti only recently realised eerious effect this have jupon the power to-, recall, ilig Commissioners. If a recaIHa not-wap- _ranteir.the majority of will defeat the measure but it is better have the power to bring abbut a reeali in the hands of 250 -voterS than" to increase the number, to 600. Sis 'hundred signatures to a petition would, be difficult to get under any circura fitanoea. limigbt be just as well in the future" Commissioners submitted all: .proposed changes In the charter to the "ratepayers for their opinion under It is true no demand __ was made for a referendum by the ratepayers, due to the fact that they did.not realise the seriousness of th'e' proposed change mitil it too li That is the ratepayers' "fttaTt, of cou not the fault of thw Coinimsa] A TIMELY CRITICISM a. new country inhabited by peo- ple who-come from'.'all partt 0f-th6 tt Is not surprising that the present time indivJduaia. are foolish enough to boast of the greatness'bf their homeland''dVef "the1 their adoption, Ibut when such bpastfulness goes to declarations of opinion that are unfriendly to Canada and to the Empire of whicli it a part, it is .time that these citizens were made to realise, that they ar.e traitors. The Raymond which Ii conducted by a -former 'citizen. of th'e United States, speaks out boldly ...and sensibly in its most recent issue about citizens of Mis trpe "He believe por tions of the article worthy of repro- duction, as it shows that former .Am- erican citizens fully appreciate the yalue of' British 'Institutions; and tne gei'iousness of the criticisms whlebl are .offered 'by some., citizens at .the time. The Leader in part rSttj-a .We were astounded this week at the assertions of a certain citizen of our .town, his statements deal- v tag witli the rights ind privileges i of Canadian citbpnshlp Bii ig 5 norance of British institutions pitiful He belongs school of Americans which holds that the tfhlted States is tfie Dfily Oountry worth while that liberty1 fc. is enjoyed within her boid fe aaa lhat a auerciful God cen- died a few hours later in the Belle- vule hospitaL The German claim they have as prisoner Col.. Grey, .a. brother, of Sir Edward Vho, 'they on- njen throughout all sener in an- aeroplane, fthich Uiej eudentH think that freedom which exists in Canada thermits- tfiem to say what they llhe Britain and the Allies. quarters of remember that they are cents, a pound, and'reallzing 00 May Ip-jrear-old: grand JiviHgTuh'd'er'.'the British flatf daughter of JTr, and1 Mrs. 'William Lit Iirotect1; individuals -who belittle that flag and1 what it stands for li ivhen a facing beam struck her on the men nn countrr who are in Germanr and in their endeavor to Uie idea implements and season's crops that mfeht is Tight ther should keep a lantern- Hexploded and 'set the Ui9Ugjits whoch are disloyal the> must Be tcr fbe treated as disloval place behind prison bars la for them daughter and-lcnown- as the Alice May Cotter Shelter.- Airs Percy CJordpn of Winnipeg who last winter-.was'sentenced to five Erolongea Cheers gTeeted" the nouncement that tlie Canadian con tidgent would be allowed a real wet f Portage la "Prairie and escaped af canteen at Salisbury Plain Evidently ter siv months three Sam onteniew with dajs ifter her recent marriage ener did ftflf ttru4 the Secretary of As shg -ha_s led 'an War in _ ife s'nce her ffrat detenlion she mav be released, Clothes BAL MAC CANN OVERCOAT Designed and Tailored with Fashion-Craft distinctive Cost no more thfm poor I KFFl Alberta j portion ot the speech of the Kaiser at train at nut This 10 Kaiser at 1900 as re- Bremerl on ported by the .German time, delivered to his setting out for China to take-'parf.'.ii: the suppression of the Bbxer rising: "VUien meet the roe will defeat him. c-No quarter- be no pnsoners mil he taken Let all who fall into your; hands !be at your mercy. .Just-as. .the Huns a thousand years ago, under the leadership; of gained a reputation in virtue of whiQh they, still live in historical may the Gennaqy-'becojae known in Ch'iria that-no Chihairian even dare look-, askance "at 'a Ger- man, It is a happy omen that the Huns- nere finally defeated dnd dispersed bj; the Gauls field whewfthe AlHes andjhe Genntfns are juAv -con- tending j. It is, not by the r- !l that ihi_ __ now 'known1' in Belgium im; German -afnir is are' ren nalne that unhappy country the known to men, Tpomen as Les -ftluch will stick1 years to come p -As y THE WIT OF THE NEW (London Chronicle) The new Pope f Ifke Leo "XIJT, -is nothing ir not a ijipluMtt by nature and by training was reared in the bj waya of by that great master1 of diplo- macy the late Cardinal Rampolla whom he served in the capacity of private secretary. On one occasion during "his diplo matic career Monsignor Chiesi (as Pope Beneoict XlV wiis then, called) 1VS3 at a dinner party seated next to a, French marquis lof rather irrelig1 ious and dissolute habits, with .a inau- ia for shocking clerics According in the course of conversation the Iibert ne nobleman handed, the pre- late his snuff bos on opening -jvhich the latter beheld ihe picture of a lad} in primitive gaiib. But the wily prelate calmK t'flang his pinch of enuff he moment to Qonsider the offensive picture attar which, turning to the marquis, he obsgrveS, with sarcasm, The aiarchioness no doubt? j" NEURALGIA CURE' An amuBing story of a soldier's euro for .neuralgia is told by Private Er- nest utters In a letter to his inoth at Crlcklowood, iu -which Jio says: 'There's one chap irt our'company got a ripping cure for neuralgia but he isn't going to take out a patent for it, fcecauso It's too risky, and might kill the patient. Ho was lying in. the trenches tho other day, nearly rand with pain in his face, when a German shell burst close by. He was not hit, but the explosion s knocked him senseless for-a time, and when Jie came round 'his neuralgia was jone. -His name wag Palmer, and so we call the German shells n 'Palmer's neuralgia cure WHERE THE LEADEHS COME FROM __ (I Some dozens of queries have reach ed us during Uie last fortnight aa to the birthplace and nationality of three men whoce names built big m the war These are Lord Kitchener Sir Jdlm French "M TnhS jfeii pno of these questions raise the issue Irish or and it turns out that In two of these the matter is not so easily settled off hand In fact the the Duke off Wellington thit a Jman nouldnt be a horse because lie was born in a Btaible or the more idiom that being bora in an oven wouldn t a tea-cake of comes iu forcibly here. Thus Lord Kitchener, though born in Kerry comes of an English family for generations back 6n the other hand Sir John French though born in Kent has distinctively rriah blood in his veins In Sir Tohn Ttilfcoa's CMC the issue is simpler He was born m Southampton and is ot Hampshire stock We hope Miefie answers will satisfy our Carious Irish afld finglish correspondentB. GERMANS MED TO Valentine Cliirol in an m the Querteiij ReUeiv as "-1 that an attempt bj lany la ,thev later stages of tho South'-African AVarHo entrap England defensive a1H ivhlch nould virtually com this couutc} to the support ol lermany in any attempt to override 'This It is stated was after the fa an attempt to form against tngtand a combination of the con- hajital powers, an attempt in which iiv Valentine Chirol contends, the laieer was the prime mover, though 9 claimed credit for its frustration hen it Jiad failed. Sir Aralentine, who at the time was prelgn Editor of tae London Times aid he was supplied with falsified ocuments ty the German.: Foreign ffice and received a promise from rince von Buelo'w that as long as the tor was Chancellor Jie would per- it1" no more vituperation of England the Germnn press As soon as the informal' conversa- oijs about the proposed treaty were ropped by England, Sir Valentino as- rls the inspired attacks recommehc- .and the "promise was repudiated th epigrammatic cynicism. Dr. R. H. Fortune of Ayton, Ont, as was pinned under his auto while eeding to take his daughter to hbol. and was fatally hurt, SOLID CHOCOLATE MAPLE BUDS For bites between meals there. is nothing equal to Maple Buds all the good- ness" of the Indies seems to be caught and prisoned in ;-these pure, velvet- smooth bits' of solid choco- late-and they're so whole- some and. nourishing too. STEAUS SHOES FROM FEET OF SLEEPING GEORGIAN Dalton, Stinson has'reeeiveii. the person who' stole canfly from a baby and s.wapped-a -plugged quarter for change frblira-lilind'maa's hat -This real -mean man came upon Mr. fHiison asleep' In a grove in the north- rn part of-the city, and stole the shoes off, his J'eet. He awoke to find lis feet chilled and himself with a vlo- ent cold. .He .had to walk home bare- ooteil. THE KAISER'S MANNERS An ivas In-Berlin time a: curious meeting Umperor. .The Englishmnii was croaking a street when he .had. to -lump, aside to. avoid his Majesty's carriage. Having'a par- cel in his.right h'and, n.O'.tpolt off hat with his left hind, rather than not taks it off at all.' The left-bantied salute, In Ger- man, military circles. Kaisor leaned forward to'wards 'the English- inan, and deliberately' put out his tongue. SURRENDERS BRIDE 'WHEN BRIDEGROOM SWINGS AN AXE 'Oakland, Cal, Oct 42 -William Slattery, 'an employee of the South ern Pacific Co, and hli bride, vho was formerly Jflss TaaSrtle McCirl loch of Albany were maWicd TBe trldc was snatohia from her husband 9 arm's at the "door of the home of her father, JoBii V, McCul loch w.Iiom ther fallad to notlfr