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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 7, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILT HERALD TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 1915 letbbribje alberta DAILY WEEKLY. RATES: Omilr. delivered, per rotr... Dally, bj mill, per Waakly. by anil, per 1.00 TELEPHONES. Wftoriai W. A. Buchinall tanaKlnf John Torranct Huslnwi thi ROUND THE CIRCLE Of THE WAR Some new developments are taking place on tile western front. Military observers say lhat the heavy artillery flchting which has been going on for the past few days, presages big offensive movement on the part of the Allies. It is believed that Lord Kitchener now has ihe bulk of his vast army in the field, and that ihe British and French are preparing for a forward move. Ths situation on the Russian front i? slightly improved toy the success attending the Russian defense the banks of the Dvina. Here Germans are making desperate ef- forts to cross in order to take posses- sion of important positions on the Petrograd road. The Russian forces hove retired to the north bank of the Dvina. and the Germans have cap- tured the bridge head at Friedrich- stad, but the indications are that the Russians will be able to successtully defend their Dvina lines on the Rus- sian side of the river. The situation in the -Balkans is still in an unsettled state. It is understood Roumania is prepared to take a stand against Germany in her efforts to force the passage of muni- tions to Turkey. an Ideal we should attempt to reach In our country .communities. It is' from the American Bank- er Farmer, and is approved by Jas. Speakman, president of the U.F.A.: "When nil', our are' good roads; ivVou country schMls fire good schools; when farms t.roduce lar'ssr yields at greater when farmers unite to upbuild rural "Then the children of the farm will scorn to desert this fairest of places for crowded cities; population willJie more evenly divided, for many who struggle for a crust in the city will find plenty In the country; wealth will be more evenly divided; there ll, be less ot tho doctrine of SOLDIERS' FAREWELLS Ferule, B.C., Sept. to The it Is the going parties that, keep .up the Inter- Ml here, to the discouragement of all other matters. Yesterday evening an- other party of thirty Italian reservists were given a send-off at'the station by their many Italian and other friends. These men were all Fernie and Coal Creek men going 'via New and more of the gospel of lovo; there York to Italy to join .their respective will be more happiness. This is the future of God's coun- try if you and I lend our aid. It means a wonderful in D dollars successful. people." in a contented. A, BRITISH. LOAN IN THE UNITED STATES Discussing the placing of a British loan of in the United States, the Toronto Telegram sayi it would -be one of the most unique financing arrangements in the his- tory wC Britain, has loaned to foreign coun- tries approximately fiO.OOO.OOO.OOO, aad to her colonies she has loaned about Her loana to the United States art said to be ia excess of. and Canada, at the er.d of 1913, owed Great Bri- tain A short time, ago the British Treasury made an appeal of the United Kingdom RICKED UP IN SSINGl THE BUSY HAN An entire baseball team in Cooks- town, Ont., "joined the colors. Key. Joseph Janes, of Berlin, will eo to Ingersoll, 'as pastor oi the Baptist church. Prince Albert has contributed a thousand volunteers to the Canadian contingents for the front. Edmonton cannot afford to run night schools. this year according to the school board, The new police alarm system of I army divisions. This morning a very large turnout of people -were at the station to bid farewell to volunteers for the 64th, who are going to Vernou. The offi- cers and non-coms, of the 107th Regi- ment tendered these men a smoke: and banquet at the Northern Hotei last night, and their last night In Fernie was nzr.de pleasant by the ren- dering of speeches, songs and recita- tions. i Thirty more volunteers for the 54th j will be leaving for Vernon, perhaps on Wednesday, There are a large number more men here and at Coal I Creek desiring to sign on as soon as the recruiting office is again opened. I The 107th Regiment was out in uni- form this morning, ;and with.the Army Service boys, made the best showing that has yet been-seen here. The Fernie-Excelsior band and the bugle boys were out in full force and the crowd at the station was as large and as enthusiastic as at any time since the war began. Many Fernie people went to EIko and other out-of-town places jester- :A1ta., Sefrf. Magrnth rapidly becoming IHIUQUS for her beautiful trees-awl lawns and gardens and home-grown: apples, she is also becoming famous'for her home grown soldier they arc'of. that same dis- tinguished tho rgoiments on the historic field 'ot'Sf Julten. Ami of her In khaki 'of 'node Is'she- prouder than of Captain H. S. Tay- lor, who U now encrunped on Canter- bury Plain, for "Hy." as' Ho is famil- iarly has risen 'in the ranks through hard consistent work. He never had to have his blood warmed by a sugar-coated coimi.isslon. As" a member of the old Alberta Rangers, he learned the rudiments of military training, and when the call of'King and country came, .Taylor left the farm and joined the colors along with Major Brown of Card's ton.' As CONTINUED'FROM FRONT P.AQE. NOBLEFORD Nohleford, Sept. is nearly half done. Weather is fine, no I frost'as vet, the grain gettinj; dead ripe rapidly, la'uor iii good demand, and a dearth o! binder repairs. I Saturday on oats at I Nobleford. Returns are not- yet avail- able. MONARCH Monarch, Sept. lias proceoded under fair conditions dur- ing the past week, the light rains on Thursday and Friday bring the only drawback. It is estimated that about Seventy per cent, of the crop is non- cut. With cood weather, almost nil the grain sliould be cut at the end uf the present week: with Afajor Brown of Cardstorv As I h jn tho a member of the 13th Canadian Mount-. S V DC ssiblc ed Rifles, he was among the first hear ot''the vields draft of men taken from.. tho mort harvest hands could August, 1915, was the wettest An- gugt in Ontario in over half a cen- j' tury. I Regina citizens have paid to ihe Patriotic Fund in less than a yeiir. -Regina asks a license fee ior ped- dling of S75 a vear, and there are protests. The provincial morality officer at Winnipeg says Sunday baseball must be stopped, Calgary school board has ordered the janitors to keep the grounds in better shape. Boy Scouts gathered' handkerchiefs to send to the soldiers at tbe-front. j There were 167 rural telephone: companies organized in Saskatche- wan last year, making an increase of. phones in operation. I Thos. McAulay, a well known resi- dwit of East Northumberland, is dead. He was born at Trenton. 1 The jitney driver's Hcense in.' Win- nipeg-carries a full description of the holder, even to theicolor of his eyes. Licensing of 140 gum vending ma- chines brought to the civic. day and today, to spend a short holi- day. The Alpine club is keeping open house to their .friends :at their beauti- ful mountain: resort at Island Lake, so that the .town, seems deserted to- rnent, and sent to train-on tho nge- old Plain of Canterbury- He has since been promoted to Uie rank of IE today one of the youngest men holding that .position in the entire service of- tfco British Army, Dines With Premier But along with his soldierly profes- sion. Captain Taylor has "time to dine with his Canadian friends', and otfiy recently took dinner with Sir Robert Borden. Of this function, and his Im- pressions of. the visiting, .premier, he wrote uuder recent date, to his moth- er, Mrs. L- S. Taylor of this place: Fire levelled to the ground Listo-! rerenues of Calgary. Fire levelled to the gr: to subscribe to a war loan and within j wcl's -large frame skating rink, also ten days was subscrtb-1 the curling ricV, which is but a tew ed. The earnings of Great Britain (eet adjacent. from her foreign and colonial invett- ments alone would enable her to carry on the war for a period of five years, according to Lloyd George, and so the norelty of a nation with gueh resources contemplating a loan irons a country which has always --been her debtor is most striking. Great Britain does not from the United states to carry on the war, but Britain and lier allies require the munitions which are bftiag manufactured in the United States, The ihipment of gold In payment for" munitions is at iest a difficult and awkward inent and at the present time It li unnecessary 'because the United States has gold holdings far in. ex- cess of her requirementa, and so the further shipment of preclouu, metal to that country would simply be to impose an embarrassment riches. -The establishment of a credit in the United States at the present time, however, ,by the '1 had dinner with Sir Robert. Bor- den today. Great old stuff. He w-as own here reviewing tha depot. 1 will send you a snap 1 havt of .him, if it turns out good. Gave me. a pleasant handshake. Sorry i can't send that, too." But besides being visited by "the hands across tho Captain-Taylor and his troopers have lately received the compliments of their "kultured" friends across the Channel. "Six he writes, "flew j over Canterbury last night, and our i aeroplanes were" itp after "them. 1 don't think they did any "damage." This compliment wlil doubtless be returned as soon as "Hy" and his troopers are allowed the use of a trench or two in Flanders, for the anti-kultur spirit is strong on Can- ,terbury Plain. So strong, is it, that I even the youngsters, knee-high j to a grasshopper are practising the arts of war. Of this, continuing in his charac- teristic fashion, the Cantan- writes: "The little kick around town here have obtained employment during the past week, but, on the whole, the labor question has not been a diffi- culty. The crop has not ripened all at the same lime, and this fact has reduced the number ot men necessary to handle it. x Thrc? elevators will buy grain at tills point, this season. Maelcod, heavy of rain in the middle ot the week de- layed harvest operations for one day, but outside of this, great progress has been made and it is estimated well over fifty per cent, of tho crop is harvested. Practically day and night the bind- ers .arc in the iields, some of the farmers working from three to five shifts oi horses. On the east of town Stewart and sons have cut this .wliolo of their wheat, amounting to BOO acres, and to the. west Joe Hodge has cut over -100 acres. Mr. Hodge is stacking the whole of his crop, and does not intend tn thresh bushel until the beginning of the new year. He will also stack over 150 acres of oats. There is at present no shortage in cither binders or. twine, an addition- al supply having been recently pro- cured. There is also plenty of labor at present. P1NCHER CREEK Pincher Creek, Sept. operations are proceeding as rapidly as is possible and every available hinder is being put into requisition to help garner the immense crop. In many instances the fields have to be cut one way on' account of the stain being flat and in addition some oi it From Warehouse (o your Table without- tho possibility 'of-, the slightest -doteriomtion Ilic wrapping in whidi.; is now 'packed nnd sold. The lent! packets lillcd the had Eorcral draw-, backs. Every housewife knows thorn. Easily liable to puncture and eiistoni made' them acceptable. The npw "ULUK lilBBON" wrapper is n perfect pack- ing fnr'-'trii. Strong, clean, handy, imjicr- vioits to moisture. .In A PERFECT WRAPPING FOR A PERFECT TEA As before, a money-back guarantee goes with each packet. Ask your grocer. HE'LL COItfE HACK AGAIN pick up the soldier habits very quick- j. Dilijy There is a lot of ly. A little boy with an airgun- is out cuttiug' yo be done and as far as can in front now. He is giying commands. He is seven or .They are real- Uy very good. it just like he 'meant quite-likely he doea. GERMAN Rupert Johnston, son of a mer-. chant of Athens, Ont., has died as! the result' of an accident while shooting. Arthur Emery, Peterboro, convict- ed of an unnatural crime, was sen- tenced to two years in the peniten-. tiary and thirty lashes. I A third railway between Guelph L. and Toronto is now an actual tomorrow night, at probabilities are that inside 8. The speaker on this occa- of a week passengers can go to. Tor- sjon_will he William A. Baker of New onto by the new route. W. A. BAKER As so much interest -was manifest- l in the lecture of Judge Rutherford i June 16, the International Bible Students' association announce an- I other lecture to be delivered in the York. The latest official returns show! that Great" Britain's foreign trade has in some instances increased. A trio of Ingersoll whose a'gK aggregate 270 years, have been claimed by death in less than a week. George Johnston, Toronto, at- tempted to murder his wife, then toofc poison and shot himself, with probably 'fatal j Albert Pcgg, of Gataraqui, a mar-! ket gardener, who died at- the aee of seventy-four, is survived by his fa- ther, hale and hearty at ninety-eight: _ j Mrs. Lieut.-Col. E. C. Brantford, -wife of the commander of the Thirty-sixth battalion, has notation of loan, would enable rolled in.the old land al a munitions Great Britain to continue the pur-jworker making shells, chase of: war supplies without course to the transmission of gold and ,at the same time would relieve the strain that, haa developed In the International money market by son of the increased demand for New York funds and the lack of mand for sterling exchange. The two-year-old daughter of Osborne Kingston, was Service MIS8ANABIE ..Oct. 9 METAGAMA ..Oct. 16 MIS8ANABIE (New) ..Nov. 13 METAGAMA (New) ..Nov. K For full particulars apply to any Railway-or Steamihip Agent or W. C. CASEY, General Agent 210 Portage Ave, Winnipeg SUB BELIEVED LOST Berlin, via London, Sept. 7. The Admiralty announced today that the German submar- ine TJ-27, which sank a small British cruiser several weeks ago, has not been-: heard from since August 10, and probably 't- is lost: Montreal to1 Glasgow I T.S.S, Athenia pet. 4 I T.S.S. Oct. 11 Cabin; Passengers only.. I ISJ.50; 3rd Claii, PREPAID TICKETS IfronvScotland-, issued at-low-, lest rates. Fail Information Ifrom any Railway Agent, 1H. E. LIDMAN, Sen. Agent. be learned'at present, there does uotj appear to be more than a third of th3 crop in stool; yet. iabor is going to be a big proposition in the nelt tew weeks as many farmers here have, been taking advantage of the soldiers' help to get their work done and now they have gone back to camp, leaving the farmers short- handed at the most critical period ft rained nearly one-half an inch on Thursday last and delayed harvesting about a day. W. R. Bobbie has sev- CAPTAINS IN DEMAND Ottawa, Sept great dearth en binders at woti in one field Just Of military officers with the rank of outside town. It will take three weeks K i captain is reporte 1 from military district (Eastern Ontario) itowifr, of l...... harvested. There has been no'thresh- ing anywhere in the district yet and it is not expected that there will be f ior some time. W. R. Bobbie in- "ons tends to start as'soon as it is pos- sible and it is expected that he will be the first. He bas an immenss crop. STREET CAR STRIKE 4 Albany, N.Y., Sept. street car- traffic in Albany, Troy, Cohoes, and Green Island is tied up today, of the strike of con- ductors and motormen over the method of suspending em- ployees for alleged rule In- fractions. About 1600 men are involved. The-lines are lines are owned by the United Traction Co. 3. 4 4 4 OUR POINT OF VIEW YOUR KINS AND NEED YOU NOW. COUNTRY The school attendance figures do not indicate a falling off in popula- tion, that's sure. t r The four accused. ex-cabinet min- isters, in Manitoba are attempting to ..two prominent Inr- yers.ifrorh Toronto to defend them. Evidently they do not want to tniBt ihelr own friends just now. Patriotism and Production lajbel :6n the campaign 'that employed .the men- of the country in the work of- teaching the farmers how to better' ind Toronto Teiejrarfl remarks that pat- riotism and prices might be the label on a cumpitcTj that couW employ lejidlr.j; men of th> country In tht work of teaching tht (Miners how to for tlwjr (Town. so severely burned that death ly ensued, irhen fire broke out in the I" home coal Col. Hilkiah Martin, of Berlin, pro- vincial organiztr of the Socialists, has been appointed a major, in com- mand of-one oi the of the Seventy-First battalion, and will as- sist ia a rigorous recruiting cam- paign. NEW MAGISTRATE AT 'PEG Sept. order- in-councH hu pasted'appointing P. A. Macdonald a. police magistrate ia the proTlnce of -Manitoba and for the ciljr of Following, SB thii low, the objection taken to. Sir Hugh -Mac don aid altUrif at the pre- liminary hearing of the four ex-min- isters, and 'his refusal to take the hearing, it li the natural inference that Magistrate P. A. Macdonaid will take the preliminary trial of Sir Rod- movid and lie three colleagues. For many yean Mr. Macdonald hu been and master in equity at the coantr court, and he wide judicial experience. He hai taken no part In ALDER3ON IN COMMAND Ottawa, Sept. Sir Sam Hughes has. permitted the definite. statement to be made that General; Aldert -i will command! the entire army corps at >be front, which will be made up of the first under General Cbrric, "and the division, under General DOG SAVES LIFE OF GERMAN SOLDIER A GENERO.US GIFT Ottawa, Sept. disablement fund which is being started under the auspices of the military hospitals commission of which Hon. .Senator Lougheed is president, it off to a gootj start. .It is announced today bhat Mr. James Carrutbers, the v... .._. ______ Montreal mi'Mbriaire grain man, has icing more strict than usual. contributed .toward the fund- the third 21 who tta f tn k only six f t the ffar' eramina. Every fifth roll is Certain-teed The General Theire'are different of speculating one of the easiest ways to burn np your money it to buy an unknown grade, a 'just as good' grade on a fake-guaran- teed grade of roofing." Certain-teed A man without money or responsi- bility can guaran- tee''anything with- out running- any financial when the miker of Roofing puts Roofing his big manufactur- ing plants behind _____________ his guarantee, it means something to you as the purchaser of why you should insist on Ctrtam-tttd. General Roofing Manufacturing Company TbrWn largest manufacturers of Bwjtna and BuildtyO. Hmw York City FhlUfelptitt St. Boiton Detroit SMI FrandKo Cincinnati Mir...-. AtiuU Houston London Hftmbtwc THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE HAS OtSTALLBO SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES. LODGS WOk, Title Deeds, Mortgages, Insurance or other in one of boxef urtvr M The photograph shows a German soldier wounded on one of the by Ue CM tbla poft haa been discovered by Lethbridge Branch R. T. Brynmer, Mgr. ;