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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 8, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGB DAILY HERALD WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBERS wtl5 letbbribjje Derate lerbbrtoge, Hlberta DAILY AND WEEKLY. RATES: flatly, delivered per roar..... Dally, by mall, per year...... I-W by mail, par TELEPHONES; BuSlnMS Editorial Offlct............ Is a divinity which watches over the in Us great emergen- cies It has always been served by great men. W. A. Buchanan John auaslnfc Director Ma ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR With the further development of tho German offensive in northern Poland, the object of this campaign___ becomes clearer each day. Military observers do not hesitate to say that' tho objective of the Germans is the port of Riga, which they desire to capture as winter head quarters and I as a base for any operations they j may expect to make towards Petro-1 grad. in the spring. The Baltic port j is now practically Isolated, and its j capture is said to be close at hand, j In Gahcia, thc Russians are said j to have checked the impetus of the j Austro-German advance, toy means: of fierce counter attacks. i All indicaiions point to the belief that Germany has already 'There is a form of compulsion from which no mini can guard him- self; in tho aftor years his con- science will compel him to review his decision in tho light of events, and he will bo bound to answer. No one of us knows what is (before us as a people; all we can do, each of us Individually, is, in faith and con- fidence, to put forth our best efforts. There is no shadow of excuse for hanging Tjack; for every eligible man there is ft uniform and rifle waiting. Lord Kitchener has given that assur- ance. Tho man of military age who, without good excuse, refuses to make the great surrender in such a cause as we are championing, will live to discover not only that he has been his "worst enemy, but that he has his abstention assisted thc enemy of Telegraph. R ICKED UP IN SSING I 1 (OR IKE USY MAN J. W. Fleming, mayor of Brandon, has been appointed cltrk oi the new Manitoba legislature. The C.X.R. was fined 5500 at Vir- violated .Man., for .allowing weeds to her spoken word to United States in grow on their right-of-way. John Knox, a well known pioneer the sinking of the liner on j busmess man of Hamilton, is Saturday night The incident is not. dead. likely to raise any new difficulties Stratford citizens proncse to raise between America and Germany, how- by direi'l taxation for the j Canadian Patriotic Fuad. ever, as no American lives were lost, I and the facts of the sinking are somewhat clouded. The heavy artillery fight which has been going on in .Prance has now The Minister of Fisheries announc-l thai efforts will be made s to in- crease Canada's export fish trade. The inquiry into the recent Scar- boro' Bluffs wreck fouud the captain continued without cessation for some I of "the Alexandria justified in fceach- davs ins his ship. The Toronto Associa- In the Dardanelles, recent opera- vrobably will heed publlc cpiri_ tions by allied land forces have met and "refuse to sell liquor to sol- failure to a certain extent. An allied air fleet did considerable diets this fall and winter. Richard J. Drury f of Victoria, at Surbruecken. damage Monday to "munition plants I of the late'Hon. Chas. Dru- I ry; minister of agriculture in the Mowat government, is dead at the age of 58. It is stated that the 63rd and 66th Regiments in training at Calgary, will return to Edmonton at once to spend the winter. The steel on the Waterways Railway will be completed north from Edmonton to Fort: Alcllurray this winter. More than 500 American boys have been released from the British army WHAT IS A NATIONAL DEBT? That a sum of has "been adiled to the world's debts as a result of the first year of the great war is the statement of llr, A. Rl Marsh in the> Economic World. His explanation or a national debt Is rather interesting-. says: v; Here is what he "The first' step "is to analyze a little moro closely -than is customarily done, even by professed economists, on request ot the U. S. State De- partment. These boys misrepresented their apes when enlisting in Canada. Sir Charles Bavidson, Royal Com- missioner inquiring into chases, has concluded his a of remount buyine in war put- in vestiga- Q Nora Sco- na and what it reaijy represents after. Sanschngrin, at it has been incurred. It is usual, of I sbot his employer, Robert hen sur- course, to look upon.it as any other debt is looted upon, i.e., capital bor- rowed at some rate of interest, and which- ultimately must repaid, principaTand interest. In fact, it is common to think of it as something far lees defeasible, from an economic point ot view; than an ordinary com- mercial debt, Inasmuch as the very purpose of the borrowing is watte of that which Is procured by the borrcnred Hence the ecm- mon laying that _ a war debt signifies just so capital destroyed and the world.the poorer by 20 much. "That this is fallacious reasoning, however, is shown by the fact that all but an exceedingly email part of what a nation's use up in the course of a year would j hare been aied. up hi any case and j "WAR TALK or OLivra TWIJT; ACE MQSf INSHRtKS- I GOULD DANCE TO BEGGIN MA'AM- BUT If 1 JOINS TH' RED CROSS DOMV WAGES CONTINUE WHILE I'M ffTTH' FRONT? BRITAIN'S SEA POWER THE BIGGEST LESSON OF WAR Blue Ribbon Coffee and Baking Powder You. are Invited to try Blue Ribbon pure food en- tirely, at. our We guaran- tee them tc be absolutely pure and to give every satisfaction, If you are disappointed In any 'way bring them back to the store and have your money re- 'funded. Easterner Pleased With Lethbridge A. B. Lowp, .ot travelling in the west, has the following words of praise in his home paper for the Gait Gardens in Lethliciilge "A third was Lethbridgc's beautiful park right in the heart ot the citv. I have.only to leave my ho- tel, one of the city's host, across tlie street, and I am in a beautiful park trees and shade, (lowers and fountains, seats and grass, and this very warm day hundreds are enjoy- ing its shade and -tasting its beauty; and another item which will' be of interest to C'obilcn's grand old man, Burdett Crops Nearly All Cut Burdett, Alta.. Sopt, tho in- ritation of George .loluiston and .Airs. Johnslon, Mr. and..Mrs...Mercer had an enjoyable run in the former's fino automobile. They, were loud In tho prntsea of tlie aspect of the sun-round- ing country............ Over 90 per cent, .of has been cut, and threshing: should be- come general in a Tow days, A. Hamilton, postmaster, has pur- chased the office buildings of George Stiicey. lumber merchant. Messrs. Mackwood and CropJey are busily engaged in putting up a pal- interest to C'obilcn's grand old man, John Ii. McDonald, and to manv s lj in putting up a pal- former friends in and about Cobden, I residence M. Keller. Douglas and Renfrew, is a memorial i Rf' Tyers o Iciated at divine plat? in Knox church, to Rev. Chas. I at the Anglican Church last McKiMop, 'Beloved pastor of this as a marble tablet The -Soldiers1 and Sailors' A placed .near. the pulpit tells and un- at tl10 residence of Mrs. B. Ju dcrneath 'A true soldier of Jesus Wednesday.. meeting ia Christ Hn was Dasinr from 1B8K (n I16''11 at Mre- -KorkUapl's, Christ.' He was pastor from 1886 to ifl04. I fancy the handsome church and thriving congregation are also a tribute to his. worth anil Strict Amendment To Weed By-Law The .tiofnniissioiiers at their moet- .Mr. Kerkjiam has a fine body of the Legion of Frontiersmen under his command. .Maxwell-has been engaged as clerk at Bigelow Fletcher's. DROPS 200 FEET; NOT SCRATCHED Amityville, Sent. B. Sperry, in. his iiydro-aeroplane, (dropped 200 feet into-. Great South ,.v esterdm His blw machine in in; yKVeraay instructed City bolici ]ie nad done mwl aafllng amendments, to ,reckcd but W6ubout He -will probably die." events of the first year the most strik- ing vindication yet recorded of the in- fluence of sea pbwer upon'history. T riuence ot sea power upon History. It is stated that L T Slarechal, Except for the British Navy, Ger- .C. o .Monr o .Montreal, and Lorns -7aCm today be maste0f thc late Judge Beaiai promoted. Judge Pel SOLDIER AND CLERGYMAN Major Spefee, 10th Lancashire Fusiliers, killed in Flanders on Aug- ust 11, was the yaungest son of the Rev. Benjamin Speke of Dow- ilsh Waire, Somerset, 37 years bf age. He was educated at Uppingham and at Kefale Cpllere, Osford. He served with the Wilts Yeomanry ed military resources, gave the Teu- tonic alliance, a. commanding advan- tage that all the rest of Europe could not have withstood had land warfare alone been able to determine the re- outcome of the war. British and French commerce con- Calgary, Alta., Sept. sentatives pf the British remount com- tlnues because the Germans cannot mission are at present In Calgary, for command the seas. The AMies have the purpose of purchasing horses for the manufacturing resources of the world to draw upon- More than, a the British government. The prices, which 'will be paid in suit But for British domination of possible only by the British Nary the seas the war would be over, and and but for the BriffsirNavy Russia million soldiers hare been-. landed in Alberta and Saskatchewan, are the France under naval convoy the loss of a single British colonial troops' are transported from every qnarter of the globe; as Ireelj as in. time of peace: The operations at the Dardanelles have been' made civHizatioa prostrate before phant German militarism. What has been accomplished by British sea power has been carried through withaut a single conspicuous achierement. There has beea no de- cisive naval 'battle. There; has beea no engagement between warships of South African War. He afterwards itne firet Not single dread- hare left no trace behind, j Cnrr entered the Church, and was curate of St. Mlchael'i, Bromley-le-Bow, fo. The population at peace would hare consumed the food, the clothing, the boots and shoes, the transportation, wen a large part of the ammunition (in other forms, of and a- which the government of the belligerent nation 'aid-) supplies to ita sol- diers. using up or consuming naught has yet been in action except against land defences, or has sighted a hostile flag at sea. None the less, the work of tha British Navy as a Somerset, for five He then went to -work on the Archbishop's whole is the one deeiii7ft factor of Western Canada Mission in Alberta, th" esty's forces when war was declared, and was appointed captain in. the 9th Somerset Light Infantry. He the vrar. German commerce has from the ocean, and hundreds of thousands of tons of German ships are rusting at their piers.', Except in of capital, in the sense commonly; ford, thought of in this connection; else, every act of consumption -would hare to he looked upon as a waste of capital. That there is tome waste of capital in the conduct of war no- body would be foolish enough deny; but. to make this waste to of capital .commensurate with the bor- rowings and the expenditures of the government for war purposes is not a whit less foolish." transferred in July to the 10th Lan i a clandestine fashion, Germany is cashire Fusiliers, and left England'cut frora ali twde with the out- for Flanders on July 14 He married Bide world and .eompeKed.to manu- April 8, 1915, Lettice, daughter of the for herself vFhatever she needs for military-or purposes. Only her Baltic'ports 'are open. One by one her colonies have dropped away, and month by month her Isola- tion is more complete. The military consequences of that isolation will become moro and more important as the war proceeds. Since the battle cruiser engagement In the North Sea; in which tlie Biucher was destroyed, British sea power is no longer openly challenged The Rer. Hugh Speke preached in St. Angnstin's Church in this city up- on several occasions, and many Ang- lican Churchmen will particularly re- member his helpful and spiritual ad- dresses on Good Friday, 1912. While in Southern Alberta, he served for some time in tha Warner district, and later at Bow Island. After leaving here, .Mr. Speke went to the Peace River country, and opened un mis- b-r which is satisfied to plenary work north of Athabasca wage submarine warfare ag- Landlng. iainst unarmed merchant ships and Rev. Mr. Speke was a frank, fear-! keeP von TIrPItz< Davy snugly hidden OUR POINT OF VIEW YOUR KINS AND NEED YOU NOW. COUNTRY less and deeply spiritual man of God. I In his death the Church -Militant has J (suffered a severe loss. He was a ciose personal friend of thc Rector of St. Augustin's and godfather of his younger daughter. of the Toronto Tele- gram, saya: "One member of the etaff o! the Hospital for Insane at Penefangnishene has enlisted. So we Eiiali have a keeper for the1 Kaiser when he is ketched." of The Winnipeg Free Presa truly Myi; While, strictly speaking it'is cone of our Cuftdltar "be thankful that'-TV. of the United States at tkii UBft ot crisis. Derraltted to Bryan i; not MANITOBA SCANDAL NOTHING TO B.C. MESS Medicine Hat, Alta, Sept. tish Columbia has a greased road and Dick McBride is on the way. Premier McBride sees the handwriting on the wall. When the fall comes in British Crntnnfoia, Sir Rodmond Robttr. wtU stand forth M an angel ot light as comparer! to It" The are a few remarks made by W; R: Trotter, vice-president the Dominion Trades and Labor Con- who spoke to a 'Labor matins E Utli cltf on Friday, night In the Kiel Canal, beyond the rang? of British guns. In the midst of this sniping the British Navy continues to do its main work without fnterrup- would not be able to obtain the sup plies of ammunition without 'which no further resistance; could be made to the German -Most of the splendid courage- and devotion of the French peopfe in this conflict would have-been futile had not the British Navy enabled eminent to supply the equipment in which the army "fatally de" cient at the beginning Much has been, By -captious critics of the failure of the Brttish fieet to "capture IKe'Ger- man fleet as it was-l ordered to do the war began.; raan fleet might aa ireU have ;he-'n captured or destroyed for ait the 'ser- vice it has been :able to render to rthe empire and to A.fleet which is so completely ivennatched that to invite hatae is struction. is practically noil-e'iisteht for all the purposes- to :whi6h: 'sea power can be put in time of war.-: Whether British' naval, officers have done all rhey should orless than they should, the fact remains' that British sea power has saved the Al- lies from defeat, and that'if Gerinany is finally crushed it is British sea power that will have determined the issue. GETS 15 YEARS FOR WORTHLESS SHOES Vienna, Sept. military, court ias sentenced to 15 years' hard labor a shoe dealer, Adolph Neuron, who delivered to a regiment shoes which, bad already been rejected elsewhere tiori. while the losses sustained as .unfit for military requirements. same as paid in the United States for horses of the same quality. At the prices quoted below, all freight charges from the purchasing point, after final acceptance of horses by- the purchasing officer, will be borne by the British government. horses, from 1450 Ibs. to 1650 1bs. Price, J135. horses, from 1300 Ibd. to 1400 Ibs. Price horses, from 1200 Ibs. to 1250 Ibs. Price, 5165. AK horses must "be five to nine years old, sound, thoroughly broken and straight' goers, r All sellers will be required to give to the purchasing officer the brand of the horse and satisfactory proof of ownership. Newspaper notices and bills posted throughout the cquntry will announce dates and- places at which purchasing win be held. the Weed Bylaw along thc lines ot tlie one'-recently' put into clicct at Cal- garr 'at; their meeting yesterday. Under the amendment the city will nit a. notice in the paper asking own- ers of vacant lots .and lands to re- move all wctds, rub'bish, or otlier de- jbris, .and any one failing to clean up his property" within 24 hours will he j liable -to-a fine and the city will also have- the authority to remove the weeds or other debris and charge the expense against the land... this will make the work oi keeping the city clean- easier. The authority to en- force this bylaw will be vested in the commissioner of public works or an officer appointed by him. 15 Percent of Grain Cut at Raymond Raymond, Sept. 15 per cent, of the grain has been cut in the Raymond district, or there may be 20 per not any more. Last week's rain retarded harvest some what. The grain is practically all ripe and really should be down now f shelling is to be prevented. He- ports of exceeding- heaviness of crops still comes in, and machine men have: I out every binder in their sheda, i old and new. There in' some demand or labor, but the situation, is not ser- ous. Today, the sky is overcast with clouds and a drizzling rain is falling. THOROUGHBRED POULTRY At the poultry department of. the Dominion Experimental Station, h bridge, there are be- ng carried out with barred rocks and ingle comb white and the innouncement Is made that a limited lumber of cockerels of these two (reeds can be obtained by farmers. The price, uy to December 31, wfjl be from to a piece, depending on the quality. As these birds are bred far utility and not for show pur- poses, they will he valuable for use In a farmer's flock by introducing new blood of air egg-'iayiftg strain, well as building up the flotlc general- ly, but for the fancier who U breed- ing purely for the show ring, they are not of particular interest.' Those lend firnt will be able to get tho tfesf BelecHbh on nccomnt of 'tho litn- number there are to spare. Rain Delays Harvest at Grassy Lake Grassy Lake, AHa., Sept. rains last Friday, and again today are causing serious .delay to harvesting and threshing operations. The grain uncut is dead ripe, but even if the weather clears tonight there will be little cutting 'done before Friday, so much "'.rain has fallen. Only a few loads- of "wheat have been -marketed, as no threshing was done until Satur- dayT'Tn" has sufficient been done to show the yield per acre. There Is no reason to change he previous es tlmate for .the district of 20 to .35 buah'eTs'per acre for wheat. Kelly will Fight Extradition Sept 7 W A T Sweatriiari, one o! the counsel for Thomas, Kelly, contractor, announced this; mbjrhihg that as soon as the dc- Fenve; were ready to proceed, the irown would begin action against Kelly on a criminal charge, and would, attempt to secure his extradi- tion to Canada from thc United' States. Kelly, it was said, will op- pose extradition, and "a lengthy'legal battle is thought possible. It is ex- pected that the action will be start- ed :at an early, date. a 'scratcli. SAILINGS FROM MONTREAL Date Steamer J To London topt. London Sept. Gljigow Oct Scafndlnjivlan Liverpool Oct. CurthagiiTian Glasgow Oct. ..London Oct. 23r- Hetpcrfan Liverpool Oct. .London Oct. PretQriaii Olacfiow at Harre Eaat' West- bound. Full information from any R. R. or 3.8. or W. R. ALLAN, Gen'j. Agent, 3M Main Street. A VataaMe feature Mnf Aecmt opened with the Union Bank of Canada In the names cf two Is that tf one dies the family funds are not tied up just when, they are likely to be most needed. Tha survivor can withdraw the money without deby or formality, Think It over then open a joint Account OF CANADA LETHMIDOI BRANCH ORAMY LAKE BRANCH o. TINNING, H, E. ;