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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 29, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PA9E FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 19H fcetbbdbge e, Hlberta DAILY AND WEEKLY RATES delivered, per year..... by mail, per year...... fcy mall, year.... 5 (.03 TELEPHONES Bmlness Ofllce Editorial Office lz" W. A. Buohj.nan John Tori-unco Manaciac Director Business Manager WHAT IS BEING ATTEMPTED To Calais is the supreme wis has -been caught. Soraeono might try sending' her to Davy Jones to vary the monotony! The farmers of Huron county, On- tario, have donated 8G carloads o( ap- potatoes, etc., to the Imperial government as a war donation. If Bruco would only follow suit we might be able to put n stop to that old In- dian "Huron-Bruce" gag. "Bill and Dan" bumped up against Cflrranza in Mexico, had one of tholr ralii-oads seized, and uo'.v know the other side of the story. Pity there wasn't a Carranza iu Canada. ef'the Kaiser, and to achieve his ob ]fne ject his commanders have been in structed to mire every effort. Will tremendous loss this part o the German program is now being at tempted, and the little river Yser, and the canals of the district are choked corpses bearing gruesome wit ness to the fury of, the onslaught tile fierce fight raging. Like the jackdaw in peacock's tea tilers the. Kaiser, deluding himself-in the belief that he Is a Napoleon, if not a greater-ona is attempting-what the great French-leader was unable to accomplish. Only a monument now Elands on the plains of Boulogne to mark the assembly .of the Brand Army for the great invasion. Bat Trafalgar followed, with the flotilla blockaded at Cadiz issuing out to con- vey the hosts. History has a way of repeating it- self, and should tha mad einperoe gain a footing with his forces in Cal- ais, and bring his blockaded fleet out to attempt the crossing, we may yet see a naval combat that will go down in history in the opportunity ttey are craving for given to Jellicoe and his men. ECONOMIZE LIKE REST OF US The Herald has taken occasion two or three times lately to express the need for further retrenchment in civic expenditures. Its reason Jor taking this ground is, that in times ot stress when business men, as well as the fact, every class in the community, are reducing expen- ses down to the minimum, the city should do the same. Economy should be practised in civic affairs just as it is practised in mercantile concerns and homes of the city. We do liot say that men should be thrown out ot employment so much as we maintain that salaries should he re- duced- to the lowest possible point. "We realise that the Commissioners have difficult situations'to handle and we do not want to unduly criticise them, but we think they will agree with the conclusion tiftt the city should econ- omize just as much, as individuals is on sood ground. WHY NOT AN INVESTIGATION? One of the defenders of the removal of the "postmaster from office offers the excuse that a Conservative in the city bad recently lost his commission for taking affidavits. It is a Very picayune excuse, and as far as we can learc-has no.foundation. As a matter cf'fact, there are as many Conserva- commissions as Com- missioners for taking. Affidavits in this city'as there are Liberals, and no at- tention has been paid to a man's political views in making these ap- pointments, and the same can .said of other officers under the Provincial :Government in this district. The lo- cal Conservative patronage committee have to find some better apology for the removal of Mr. Higinbotbam. They might also eiplaln to an indig- nant public why an Investigation was granted -when they were removing the postmasters at Magrath and -flrassy and such an investigation was refused to the postmaster at Leth- Drtdge. :The explanation likely lies in the fact that they were unable to pro- duce charges which would warrant the {removal of the Lethbridge postmaster. mushroom fields growing France, mind supposedly jeen a quarry for years, owned by a German company. All this was going on -whilst people vfJio knew and dis- rusted them were being laughed at 'or being scare-mongers! Now they. lave to be dug out and starved out, and it all takes erne." PLENTY OF MATERIAL THERE Ralph Connor wants to go to the tront as. a Chaplain with the second Canadian contingent. When this war is over we want the story of the part the Canadians .played in it preserved for future generations to read. Ralph .Connor Is just the man to have at the .front with this purpose in view. He is always looking for scenes for volume of -fiction, and in Europe he would be very easily able to gather material for a volume that' would in- ppire the present as well as future Cenaratloni with a deeper and a more luting patriotism and a higher regard Jot Cauda'l part in this war. Wilt ft ouiturr does MMitoa if Would Wmooton lucky dog? on coir to Pneewil i-lwnge i MUM to (MMUMC fWOBOuncable. toe tjw LolMtt Tommy Atkins has a fund of humor all his owu when he's on the fighting calls the German barbed- wire entanglements mug-racks be- cause, he says, only the "mugs" get caught in them. While 'Manitoba and Saskatchewan PICKED UP IN I ASSING FOR THE BUSY MAN Pembroke, Out., contributed to the Patriotic Fund. Jos. McKernan, an old timer, has been elected mayor of Athabasca. It is said at Ottawa that'Hon. Sam Hughes will soon bo knighted. One hundred and thirty-five per- sons in the Uulteil States had in- comes of over ?500.000 last year. was paid for a seat on the New York Stock Exchange yesterday. It was the lowest price In 15 years. A. J. Mason, a brother of the late Mason, of the Canada Per- manent, Is dead .nt Toronto. Walter 0. Chapman lias been ap, pointed police magistrate at Rainy River, Out. Maurice Maeterlinck mar be elect- ed to the French Academy in the place of the late Jules Claretie. Walkervllle plans to put on the pay citles are recruiting and have their ot tqwn all the families of forces to strength for the second men who have- gone to the front. contingent, the wires seem to be crossed in Alberta, and nothing has been done as yet. Men are anxiously awaiting the which fails to come. John E. Wbitton, of Whitney, has been appointed police magistrate for tlle dislrict of NiP'ssmS- The American press can hardly get Bernstorif's point of view when" he talks about invading Canada. Uncle Sam evidently considers Johnny Can- uck a very good neighbor, and ex- hibits no particular desire to replace him with exponents of German "kul- Enrolling for the night school will start on Friday night The school will be opened only sufficient pupils enroll to make the school practically self-sustaining. After the unqualiBed success of the night classes for the 3flst couple of winters, it is to be loped that all -will come forward with- out delay who'believe that the school can help them. HAVE CITY WHOLE UNDERGROUND airs. U. Kussen-iJrown, of Kingston House, Aldershot, England, whose husband "was for four years a profes- sor at the Royal Military College, Kingston, and was recently mentioned .n Sir John French's dispatches in connection with the engagement at Soissons, sends a vivid pen picture of war-time in England and France to her brother, Mr. H. M. Tandy of To- ronto. Amonir other things she says; "Do -you know that the Germans save a whole city underground? Their all .cement hottoms, north 'Oi Seward, in the Broad Pass district. Madame Vandervelde, wife oC the Belgian minister of state, raised in Hamilton for her suffering countrymen. Seventy-five men and two officers will" go with the second contingent from the 40th Northumberland regi- ment of Cobours, The Prince of Wales war fund now totals nearly seventeen million dollars The sick and wounded fund Is over two and a half millions The Jersey meadows, near Hackeu: sack, are on fire, and the flames can be seen for miles. There is no danger expected from them. John Jlelanspn of St. Charles, N. B., was sentenced to sis years in prison :or stealing a -set nf harness, break- ing jail and stealing a horse and rig. Rev. David Jenkins, rector of St. Alban's Anglican church, Riverside, N. B., has accepted a call to Peters- Queen's County, In the deanery of St. John. Chester Russell was sentenced to 25 years in the. Dorchester peniten- tiary by Judge Barry, at Moncton, for assaulting Miss a Charlotte couuty teacher, Acting Manager E. J. "White of the Bank of Montreal's 'branch at Halifax has been transferred to Enderby, B. E. Nash of Quebec will suc- ceed htm. Joseph Andrews, a Belgian coin mm- er at -Minto, N. B., was sentenced, to two years in prison for attempting to blow up the homes of German, resi- dents. Mayor- Allan and. A, C. Garden, who ____ ________ are candidates for .the- Conservative cement stands for their big guns, and j nomination in Hamilton for. "the Ontario Legislature, are going around with an arm in a sling, each having been the victim of a recent White Star-Dominion Line XMAS SAILINGS TO LIVERPOOL S.S. Date From MEGANTIO....NOV. 7..Montreal CANADA..___Nov. 14.. Montreal LAURENTIC...NOV. 24..Montreal ARABIC 2.. Portland ARABIC.......Dec. 3..... Halifax CANADA......Dec. 12.. Portland CANADA......Dec. Halifax FROM NEW tine every Saturday. White Star Line every Wednesday. Annual Excursion Rates on the 1 to Dee. 81. Plans how open. Book early. 'Any'Railway or Steamship Agent or W. M. McLEOD, C.W.P.A.I Main St. Winnipeg. accident The customs department has PTO'T hibited the importation- of the followf ing publications, as'..undesirable: "The Vital published by Francis J; L. Dori of New York, and "Illustrated Bits" and "Ally Half two British .weeklies; TO SCOTLAND, Lew Rates. Good Service, One class (II) .Cabin, to and from "P- SAILING pRQM MONTREAL. ,5. S. 10th SAILING HALIFAX Cassandra.....November 9th ''All information cheeriully1 fur- nished by "authorized agents, or H. E. LIDMAN, General.Agent, 349 Main St, Winnipeg. THE SAUCY ARETHUSA The Aretbusa, the ship play- ed so Important a part in. the fight off Heligoland, bears a famous name. In] (the great French war there was a fa- j i mous frigate, "the Saucy j fought an action "with a French vessel which was immortalized in one of Dibdin's moat celebrated sea-songs. The Admiralty have ordered the fol- lowing verses from.that, song to be en- graved upon a brass plate and fixed in a conspicuous place in the H.M.S. Are- thusa of today: "Come, all ye jefily sailors, bold, "Whose hearts are cast in'honor's mould, V While English glory'I unfold, Huzza for the Arethiisa! Her men are staunch; To. their fav-rite launch, And -when, the foe shall meet our fire, Sooner than strike, we'll air expire On board'of the Arethusa! now we've driven the foe ashore, Never to fight with Britons more, Let each fill its g'lass To his fav'rite lass; A health to our captain and officers true, And all that belong to the jovial crew On board of the AH the ships which .took part in the action off Heligoland are to have the words "Heligoland, August 28, painted in gold lettering in some con- venient.place. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE CAPITAL, REST, MONEY ORDERS Issued by The Canadian Bank of Commerce, are a safe, eoOTenient aud inexpensive nethod of remitting small sums of inoney.: These Orders, payable without charge at any bank in Canada the Yukon Territory)