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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 26, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta 5sAGE FOUR THti tlU'HBIUPGE DAILY HERALD MONDAY, OCTOBER ILetfobnboe Ifoeralb ILetbbridge, alberta DAILY AND WEEKLY SUBSCRIPTION RATES Dally, delivered, per year..... Dally, by per year...... (V'eefcJy, by mail. jier 3.00 1.00 TEL-EPHONES Business Office Editorial Office W. A. Buchanan John Torranca Managing Director Business Manager 1253 1224 AS THE SITUATION LOOKS Today is the beginning of tlie tliir- :centli week of the war. While pre- !iso military information for forming ;.oij ____t view of the progress of the Dampaisn has. in Uie wisdom of the i correci accrue to those who, in common pur- lance, "Admitting that there will net bo as much business this year as there was last year, or the year before, it must also te1 admitted that there will not be as; many men sharing In it Some manufacturers have already quit. They seem to huve lost their nerve, while other manufacturers have taken stock ot resources, pulled their forces together and girded them- selves up to the point of getting every possible cent's worth of business that is to 'be had. "To give you an instance: Suppos- ing there is a million dollars' worth of business to bo done in a certain industry and that teu share it equally between them. We will as- sume that Industry falls off that leaves to divide up. Hut mid that at least three, and possibjy four, of the concerns in that line will have lost their nerve, have official bureau, been kept back, there jcloMd up Qr cut iovUi or Has been sufficient diadosed as to the shawmg panjo ju other direc- tions. The other sis or seven who stay jn tho business with a strong re- solve can obtain just as much, if not Jlsposition of the lighting to instil loufldence that recent developments have been decidedly in favor of the Allies. a little more, business each, than they Early in September the extremity iu previous years. tiie enemy's right wing rested at "True, they may not make as much Senlis, practically iu the neighborhood Di Pans. Today it is driven back over one hundred miles from this position to across the Belgian border. His lierce attack along the centre by rtheims, to detach ihe western and eastern armies of the Allies, has also failed. On his iett lie has apparently been driven back from near Verdun across (he Meuse to the forests of the Ardennes. At no time, it may be said, does the situation look encouraging for the Allies. In the eastern theatre of look; war it as ii the Russians are making .ly for" a movement, hitherto de- layel towards Berlin. The reports from Petro'grad point to success against die German .forces. In this field ol operations is the Kaiser who, no doubt, trusts that his imperial presence will cause renewed exertions by his troops, to withstand the ad- vance of the menacing foe. REASONS WHY THE WAR. WILL NOT BE PROLONGED Arnold White, one of England's foremost thinkers, writing, in the Lon- don Sunday Chronicle, gives it as his opinion that the present war will not foe of long duration. In this prognosis true, he is at variance with the views of Lord and with those expressed 'bv" Lloyd George and Winston Churchill, but the reasons the writer "brings forward for sus- taining his forecast are, when con- sidered, soucd and rational. The end, so far as Germany is con- cerned, cannot be long delayed by the results produced by, as Arnold White expresses it, "the silent pressure of our sea-power" drawing an economic ring round Germany. The staple ar- ticles'required not only for the eon- sumption of lier people, but for fur- nishing the munitions of war will be cat off. 'Germany wants wheat, says Mr. White, and the Russian supply of ninety million quarters of two hun- dred and eighty pounds will be denied to Germany and Austria, and there will be an agony of apprehension aa r-to what will happen when the stored wheat is consumed. Barley procurable by Germany from outside, though thirty-three millions of her people (half the population practic- ally) food. from Russia will be Wool and cotton will not reach Germany's factories. Beet sugar Germany can grow, but rice, coffee, tea, and cocoa he denied her people. ..Aluminum, necessary for aeroplanes and dirig- ibles, will be cut off, likewise tin, cop- per. lead, nitrates and zinc needed tQT the manufacture of war material. The enormous expenditure .of am- munition BO far outlayed, continues White, has created something like a copper famine in Germany. Fur- thermore that country will be debar- red from petroleum obtained from, Galicia and Russia for her motor lor- ries and care, nor is it likely that she can obtain a supply from Koumania, the only other available source. For these reasons Arnold Yttiite states he thinks the war will not be prolonged. are dependent upon imported Maize from Argentine, and rye "BUSINESS AS USUAL" In these days of storm and stress our Empire has employed as its mot- to "Business as usual." From end to end of our vast territories the slogan i has .been passed along. It is a call to Uie business element among us to hold-on to what we have and, with the assurance that opportunities af r. forded by the war will fructify, by so doing to exemplify the truth th attest. To the importance of carrying out the principles of the motto wit! sincerity Messrs. J. 1. (Sibbons the well-known advertising agcn.t have prepared and bad published in the Toronto Globe ft memorandum la all business men and firms other tilings the following the 'benefits tthicli Kill money this year as they did last but if they can keep their organiza- tion together, their goodwill and standing at the end of the present crisis will be far greater than the mere matter of profit secured would indicate. And eventually their pro- fits will be much greater, because they will be deriving profits from an increased percentage of the extra business secured now. That is to say, whereas in normal times they only received profits on lfl% of the total business done, Uie fact of three con- cerns dropping out of business will give them profits on about 13% 01 the total business to be done when con- i are again normal." The General One of the upon which our'great organization has been built the mainte- nance of the highest quality in our roofing. You can make no mistake when you buy Certain-teed Roofing because haye assurance of the biggest roofing mills in the world that it is the best roofing that can be made for anymoneyand that it is sold at a reasonable price. 'ICKED UP IN ASSING FOR THE BUSY MAN 'Word is to hand that Fred Bolt, a ntist reservist, who left Port Stan- Buenos Ayrea is now the third larg- est city in the .world. Brockville's new theatre was dam- aged %y fire to the extent ot Oliver Mayberry, chief of police at Castor, was drowned in a well there. A farm laborer at Carnduff, Sask., j Contributed a month's pay to the Pat-j [otic Fund. j A movement is on foot to secure! small farms in Ontario for Belgians wish to emigrate to this country, j The C. P. R. elevator at Nprth j Transeona. that toppled over last fall, las been righted. Sir Ernest H. Shackletoa was re- ceived at Buenos Ayres by the acting president. Owing to, Uie terrible drought Aus- :ralia will "raise a loan of almost in London. The 7-year-old son of B. Burtch, of Jones Falls, was accidentally shot by us oldest fbrdther. John' A. Macdonald, an old resi- dent oE Oakvjlle, Ont., and former resve. is T. G. Mclncyre, for 20 years vice- president the J. Miekieborough Co., 3t. Thomas, Ont., is dead. Rev. F. E. Malott has beeu called from -St. 'Mary's to the pastorate of the Methodist church, Ortllla, Ont. The French consul at New York and an'attache of the consulate have been summoned to arms in France. Berlin, Ont-, population has esceed- ed. having gained 713 during :he year. .Over persons attended church "oh New. York's "Go-to-church" iunday. -That. is studying flsh for pointers tHe making ot his prom- sed_new. type of submarine, ey; pit, for the front -at the out- rcak of hostilities, has been severely '-not mortally "wounded jn France. A. human- bead found In an 'apart- ment in" York startled the police III they discovered It was an object if art shipped-'from Europe, A .woman "in "New York is seeking leparation, Jclajming her husband hreatened to kill her because she. vould not attend a baseball game. 'A. G. Howard, a resident of the itate of Nebraska, claims to have per? 'ected a device by which it will he rupossible- for conversations over party telephone lines to be heard 'by. eavesdroppers. The death took place at Camberley, England, of Colonel Charles Blair Mayni, late of the'Royal Engineers, who was for some years professor-In the Royal.Military College, Ont. Colonel Maync was In his nSth year and retired In 1907. The. Dominion department of agri- culture reports that the apple crop of 19H is one of-the largest that Canada has ever produced. It is also a fact that many former avenues of trade are cut "off, with the result that hun- dreds of car loans ot apples win waste in the orchards of Ontario. Following a protest entered by H. H. Stevens, M.P. for Vancouver, sup- plies for the soldiers of the second contingent enlisted in British Colum- bia will he" provided by the merchants and manufacturers of that province, The supplies were .being forwarded from! tile1 eastern provinces, but were by-the government; Blank- jmderwear will be es and must not cost pf ceut. ol eastern AN OPINION .ON THE'-BEHEADING (Winnipeg Free The activity .ot the' Dominion gov- ernment In cutting off the heads of officials at Lethbrldgq 1s attracting general attention. Th latest case is that of E. N." Bigmbotham, who has been postmaster at LetHprldge since 1906, and has post ohice service since yiien he was sworn in as assistsst postmaster at Macleod. Neither partisanship nor- any] other reason has been alleged against [liginbothain..! No ground.for his dis- missal has -been declared! lie was simply notified that "it has been de- cided to make, change of "postma.st- The place has been, bestowed upon Alvia S. Ripley. The1 question may be aaked; On which side of politics, if any, has Mr. Riplsy been active? One guess is allowed, That a public servant Svith a record of faithfulness and efficient, service as long and aa honorable aa .Mr.. Higin- botham's should be thus bjjiiaHy-treat- ed is a matter for just rGBentment and Indignation on the part of the pufbllc. STJBBTITUTION. Tho imltntpr like the coun- terfeiter, lie enters the neld of business with r. -cheaper, lower grade of merchandise, nsade as a substitute for tha f.en- ulne. and generally sold at a cheaper price, arguing, as usual, that It Is "Jvisfc as good." Tha dealer Is persuaded to handle It on glowing promises of enormous larger than the reg- ular legitimate profit Is made on the genuine article. The imitator succeeils in playf.ng upon natural avarice, places nis goods on sale with the dealer, and instructs him to tnke jjdvantase of the public by substituting false article for the genuine at every opportunity. You can be pretty sura that whenever you ask for a well-known "product and the dealer tella you he has some- thing- else that's just (is trood. or even better, tne dealer Is going to make a greater 9'.} that ar- ticle than tha "one you call" for, and in nine .cases out of ton you will a much Inferior article. Some buyers ore easily Imposed upon and, tMa encourages the schemers to in- creaea their substitutions. This also discourages the legitimate manufacturer who is putting out articlea of merchandise that rep- resent honest value to the con- sumer. "Where a man has devoted years of his life in perfecting an article that he knows cannot be excelled inequality; where he has spent thousands of dollars In ad- vertising bis goods; and where these goods have bpen giving uni- versal satisfaction fop a long time, great Injury Jesuits by: per- mitting; substitution to rob him ot his market and at the same time rob the.consumer by selling him a doubtful article at practi- cally the same price. There Is no law through which such evil practices can be stopped. The sole remedy is for the legiti- mate manufacturers to ask the public direct not to patronize dealers who try to substitute 11 different brand of goods-for the kind wanted All first class deal- ers know that it Is poor business. to try to substitute something else, for the 'article wanted, There ia a Certain-feed dealer iii-.your locality "pleased'to give you further informa.tion'afaoutour goods and will quote you reasonable If the goods are made by; us, we stand behind them. General Roofing Company Ivyal vifwufartuTtrxQf Plymouth BWf, Minn. Martin Woolf Gave a Talk On Farming Edmonton, Oct. that the present status ul agriculture iu the province ul Albrrtu only repre- sented it me.ro scratching of the isi, Jlartin Woolf, member of tho provin- cial legislature for Ourdston, address- ed members of the Edmonton Indus- trial association at its noon luncheon in the (iregory cnfc yesterday. Ho added that agriculture- was tlie basic industry of Alberta iiml Hint with its prugres's only would development be brought to the cities ol this prov- ince. A. G. Turgeon, member ol tho provincial house (or Hilistoiic, also gave an address, taking lor his suh- iccl, "Laud Tenure in Alberta." Mr. Woolf explained lie had teen a of the extreme southern por- tion of tlie province for tho last twenty years and that in settling the geaera'l impression him was tiiui ire ami those wlio accompanied him were settling in a land fit for nothing hut the habitation of the In- dians and the buffalo and that they would have to live in the river bot- toms to escape the havoc of Chinook winds, lie proved Uie fallacy pi the impression with remar'r-s, citing an instance where a farmer had plowed, disced and seeded with winter wheat 320 acres in one year, and another instance where a "farmer. had more than paid for his land at the conclu- sion ai his first year ot occupation. Regarding the mucli-tallied-ol io the Laud" movement, Mr. Wool! expressed the thought that 11 was tho duty of the people in tile city to en- courage those now on laud to stay on the land. "When you talk about this 'back to the land1.scheme, you must remember there ate people in the cities who have never been on the land. What arc you going to do with them I will tell you that ii they have not had experience they will fail, and it is my opinion that it will be a long time'before the peo- ple of the cities go to the land and make a success of fanning. What you must do is to train the young now being raised on the farm to stay on the farm. Kncourace them and make their conditions worth said Mr. Wooli. MONTREAL LADS GO DOWN Raymond Hill, Sixteen Years Old, and William Ball, a Seaman- Montreal, Que., Oct. of tho youngest members of the crew of the cruiser Hawke, sunk, by a German submarine, was 'Raymond Hill, .IB years old, who lived, in .Montreal-for jseven years, only .leaving to go on 0 i training ship-two years ago. .Mr. I was the nephew of Mr. B. Hill. fi31 Huntley street. In what was proba- ibly his last letter to his parents, uow iin England, he .described the sjiiking of three German cruisers by bis ship. News has coins death of another sailor connected with I tlie city. William Ball, seaman, died ton September 32, when H.M.S. Hogue 1'was sunk by a German ac- cording to the Admiralty- notica reeeiv- 'ed by his parents, Mr. "and llrs. Wil- jliiim Ball, 17S7 Christopher "Columbus street. DISTINGUISHED RECRUIT? IN SASKATO.ON CORPS Saskatoon, Oct. T; J. Batemnn, SLA., and Prof. Louis Bre- iiaut, Ji.A., BS-, of the University of Saskatchewan, have enlisted as pri- vates for the second contingent. J, Badon Reaney, bursar of the univer- sity, has also enlisted, aa have five students of Emmanuel College and a half-dozen law students. The chairs of the professors will be held open for them, and they will, receive hair-pay from the university during their ab- sence, Frank McLorg, the local bar- rister and son of Judge' McLork; has also enlisted as a.Driyate and W. E. Lloyd and Arthur Lloyd, spna 0-f Rev. Prrineipal of Emmanuel col- lege. NOT LIKE LETHBRIDGE EXECU- -TIONERS (Northern News, Athabasca) The magnanimity of the Hon. A. G. MaoKay, was brought out In tangibft- style It will be remembered that hlfl ppponcnt at his election was our, popular citi- zen, Mr. James Wood, On Jlearnlns .hat he was ffge to superintend sumo vnri Mr. .MacKay recommended the government to appoint-him to it, and ve are happy to state that the super- vision of the construction of a bridge across the rlyer has been .placed In lis (Mr. The work is n section 36, lownship 66, range 23, north of the Athabasca. Mr. Wood recently., eitinlned the roads constructed In "the .district and as an old-timer he thinks the po.'icy of the present "member 'Iff 'absolutely the best that could bo-earrieit'out up- Icr existing circumstances, He is very pleased with the'workmanship. ONE ON MIKE! (Bialrniore Enterprise) One of our esteemed citizens, bet- ter known as Mike, noticed the titles "P. c." after Sir Wilfrid Uurlcr'n name in one ol our dallies. Ho asked Putnam what they meant, and when told sarcastically that they meant "Prohibition. Mike just dropped to the floor while uttar- inf a volume GERMANS TAX TOWN SURGEON'S FEE GETS IT BACK Bordeaux, Oct. Matin tells a story'of how a doctor named Veron saved the war tax levied -on Epernay. A German prince :was. left.behind among the wounded.''- Dr.. yerdn w_as the only surgeon who could be ed to perrform the necessary opera- tion, The Germans offered him any fee he might ask, and the doctor "de- manded I35.QOO, the amount of Eper- nay's war levy. He also demanded amount be paid inipiediatviy'to Mayor, but that it mnst be in German instead of the original French ?old which had been pajtj for the levy. FALL SLIP-ON COATS Right thing for present Made from crisp, snappy, Scotch and Irish Tweeds..' Give a prosperous, jaunty look to wearer. Price range always same. Look for the FASHION-CRAFT Brand and you are sure you are right. Models on view at: LETHBRIDGE ALBERTA HALIFAX MAN "MENTIONED" Halifax, Oct. EdivariJ J. Dutfus, Fifth Brigade, Royal PieM Ar- tillery, o! kilflare, Ireland, which went with the First Division of the British Army to the continent, lias been cially mentioned in dispatches. onel Duffus is a H. M. S. HAWKE LAUNCHED 1S91, SUNK OCTOBER The British cruiser which was sunk on patrol duty in the Noith Sea on Octolier JStli .ijv !t .Gernmn .Hub- marine. Out a crew of 400 men only fifty were i.aved JIMS, Theseus was attacked also about the same time but managed to escape the torpedo The HawXe was ot TSoO tons displacement, 360 feet long and (10 foot SANK BRITISH VESSELS German Cruiser's Work in the At- Sunk London, Oct. A dispatch from Teneriffe, Canary Jsjajias, to the Daily Mail, under date of Thursday, reports that the German cruiser Karlsruhe has sunk 13 British merchantmen iij the Atlantic. London, Oct. The hews Of. the Karlsruhe's exploit, according to the Daily Mail's Teneriffe correspondent, was brought ip that port by the Ger- steamer which grnvpd tliere with the crews of the gteamers Strathroy, Branch, men of are prisoners and that the merchantmen were sunkMn.'the'AtlaptiQ.-'The shins were mos.t'jy engaged in the South American trade, their total tonnage jg about GHOULS. MASSACRED BV HIGHLAND PATROL I onuon Oct I ranee copies, a talc of bdpimar> justice done to a hand qf dinhojical Uhlanb HIshiHnders patrol sergeant ana a doi-en ot his men dhwneied fouiteen saddled horses tethered in a, farmjird _______ _____......... not far-from tho-batile front. They Highland Hope, Inclrani, Ilio Igqai.su, jheardrloud laughter-in coarse voices Fafn. N'iceto, Marra de tarrinaga, Cer Coniish Pru.ts, Condor and Lynrowan, all of which by the Karlsruhe. The Crefteld was accompanied into pprt iby the German .steamers Patagonia, Asuncion. Rio Negro and coming frnm a bcdi-apm above. Selioviiig sometliine was wrong the sergeant and hjs -men crept silently 'up the Etftira andJfeteped dopr of the berjroojti fiom came the commotion What tffey heard nade A later message gtates that over 4QO themselves door. The work inside.. svas., sharp: and bloody. The Highlanders, hud discov- ered the unconscious form of a young girrl 'iying hound aqoas the heil. With blood Aflame, the Highlanders drove into the screaming" devils who girl's captors, raijiming home their bayonets with savage joy. Some of the 'wretches tried to'escape by tho windows, but they were given no quarter, oiid not a Uhlan was left alivo.to.tell the story of how a French, girl's honor was avenS'S'd by "ICiltlea." PROMINENT MEN FOR SECOND Montreal, Quc., Oct. A. M. Peuclien, officer .commanding Queen's Own fith, and Capt.' Pellatt, a son of Sir Henry Peliat, adjutant oC the regiment, arc among the .bpainess men of Toronto wbu Have vphmteeredl for active service'with the second con- tingent. FRENCH GENERALS WHO ARE TO BECOME MARSHALS from left to rignMkB. i Gjiljleni, m great distinction) MtMMft) fofa, Commai Hilary governoi lander In .Chief or or General CT Do CwtHnftnVanil of Uie French array who promises to mako 1 If_ S. Oeneril P Pan who aie nghting in tup reputation as one ot history a ;