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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUK LETHBRIDGB DAILT HERALD FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 191 Ifoevalb tetbbrfDcje, Hlberta DAILY AND WEEKLY SUBSCRIPTION RATES Dally, delivered, per year..... i by mail, per year...... 3.00 iWetkly, by mall, per year.... Mio TELEPHONES Office Editorial Offlco W. A. Buchanan John TorranM Managing Director Business Manager 125! 1224 IMMIGRATION WILL FOLLOW Uie great Russian war ot 1S52 there was a wonderful influx to East- cm Canada from Europe, That seems to follow every great war. Immigra- tion leaves for more peaceful lands. Following the Frasco-Prussiau war, Baited States witnessed one of the greatest Immigration, movements in all its history. Following the pres- ent war, it is certain there will be a facing toward and a movement to the North American continent o{ Euro- pean people. Canada is destined to get thousands ol these people, willing to take up land and develop our re- i .nnma.! We will gladly welcome them. Canada will never be genulne- ly prosperous until its vast areas i vacant land are being cultivated mea who know how and want farm. THE INVADERS ARE GIVING WAY The progress made iy Allies has been more than maintained, and thi' German forces are being, ertdaat- ly rigorously .pasha! back. In cross- Ing-, the. river the British troops are .holding the east line of battle on the Boath on what Is known as the llarne line, and the German troops are ap- parently falling back on Ssislnre, Bouth of the river. The crucial point of the Una of bat- tie is the enemy's centre, towards which a wedge-like movement is being order to datach tne German, east and west wings. The indications generally point to continued success by the Allies. In no case has any important repulse been effected. On the other haad it is Known that'the Germans have been driven back at one end of the line to Titrv le Francois, about 100 miles to the east of Paris 'j The surmise that the Germans hare retired in a northeasterlv direction to- ws-'-'is Bpernay that they; t endeavoring to break through to pre- vent an attack on both aides. Unless there is some hidden motive in the retirement the movement is being forced under heavy pressure. If the Germans over reach the gates of Paris they will not. find them iays the Vancouver Sun. "lii eight roomed house for the use of the Minister of -Militia has been erected at Valcartier. We Hhought Bam such a tried soldier Boat would have been satisfied -with a bed in a tent, and a at the officers' mess. The Toronto Telegram guesses that Earon Munchausen 1s writing the German war despatches with one K.-Hearst as censor, which means that Hearst is not only censoring but writing tie despaU4.es. 1 Smith Dorrien! The name sounds familiar. He" led the. Canadian bri- gade in South Africa, and it is not surprising that in France f is of the order that wins commenda> tion from his chief. Mrst it was oats as a gift to Great Britain, and now the Alberta govern- ment comes along with a contribution to Fund ,by.a percentage collection from all- the salaried ofttc- Jala of the province, including the cabinet ministers, to last aa long as the war la in progress. Alberta is doing its duty ntfbly acd no one can complain of this province's conduct in the present crisis. The landon Daily Chronicle, a strongly radical paper, is given credit by the Pall Mall Gazette of providing the public with the most lorililant war news of any English paper. Certain- ly its correspondents, Philip Gibbs and Martin Donahue are the most re- so far heard from in this war. They get the news to the peopto aoead of the war office bulletin ser- vice and that counts for much in these days_whon news from the front Is eagerly devoured. r, When a man of the knowledge and experience of L. A. Felger goes into fanning on A more extensive scale "than setbacks that would 3 have discouraged many other men, then it reason to cheer up and DOS- I Bess renewed confidence in the coun- 4 try." Mr. Felger no novice at farm- _ Ing. He, knows Wten he do to enlarge opcmtionn hero 7ou can count upoa It he bGlttres the eouBtrr' If Worth Investment up, ones.! P 'ICKED UP IN ASSING FOR THE BUSY MAN Major John Reynolds Wynne, form- erly of the firm of '.Martin, Bolo and Wynne, died at Winnipeg. A! R. Pointer, formerly city treas- urer of Sledicine Hat, has gona to Los Angeles, where he- will in future reside. Wm. F. Robinson is the new band- master of the 13th Regiment, Hamil- ton, succeeding his father, George F. Robinson, who headed this famous military band for 4fi continuous years. Henry Sieaklewicz, the Polish au- thor, has issued an appeal to the Aus- trian Poles to fight with Kussla. Mr. Sienkiewicz is the author of "Quo Vadis." The Very Rev. G. Starr, dean of Ontario, Kingston, has been accepted by the var office for active service. and is now on duty with the Guards, taking rank as major. Irish The Master-in-Cbambers at Osgoode Hall, Toronto, refused to give Judg- ment in favor of John Latx, a Ger- man, who sued John Glassford. Latz must become naturalized, or wait un- til the war is over. Among a party of nurses which left Folkestone recently for the front were a number of "women wearing riding Mayor Brown of Medicine Hat he hai Iho from Sir Wm. JlnotonilJ that If Dominion ernment will advance money on bonds guaranteed the C.N.II. will build 26 mllei this Cull from that city north- ward. Captain one of the most daring of Russian aviators, and the first ot countrymen to loop-Hie- loop, has sacrificed his lite In B sue- cessful alterant to destroy an Aus- trian aeroplane, says a.Potrograd des- patch to Reuter's. Dr. Poutsma, one of the South Af- rican labor leaders, who was among the British subjects to leave Berlin, says Germany been prepared for war for two years. The mobilization proclamations were dated 1913 and the "2" was erased and a "4" placed over it. Lieutenant-Colonel n'. lit B. scll of the British armyi who it buy- ing cavalry norms lot the British government, arrived hi UK yes today, and- was engaged all day at ttxj barracks corralls culling out test of southern Atttita's saddle stodt lor service in thi) present war, Some 300 head of hocses.vere it the corralls before noon, and about fifty had beeii gone over and either rejected or accepted. The. chle! grounds for rejecting wore, "too low, too young, bad condition, color, weaS etc. Colonel Hassell The universities and colleges are stated that what a Britisher deemed mtributing their share of men for a common defect In western horses, the war The vice chancellor Ctt- was the manner in which they teat- ford university has recommended to I "lied. The Colonel thinks, the western the war oOlce the names of un- dergraduates for commissions in thei oiplicitj. ot the aBim-i ;s low in pro- army. Of these 1000 already have been commlsslohed, which gives one- third of the student body to the army. more major-tenerals have -been added to the death list of German Held officers, Generals Von Gotliaa and Neiland. Premier Ton Welzsac- kao of Wurteiaourg and Finance Min- ister Von Breuhiy, of Bavaria, have Doth lost sons. Prince Frederick Will- iam of Hesse was wounded in breast in the fighting. the George Edwardes of'the Gaiety the- atre, London, is. one of seventy prison- era of war at Bad Nauheim. The- breeches, spurs, great coats and hel- f prisoners are only allowed to exercise mets similar, to those worn hi the [within a prescribed area and have tropics." Their duties will te to ride j been warned that they will be shot horseback over battlefields looking I if they go within 108 yards of the- sta- for wounded and give first cid, afterltion. They also are forbidden to go which other' nurses will convey the stricken soldiers to a base hospital in motor cars. near the golf links. They receive only modest rations, which are to be fur- ther reduced. portion. Chas. Hyssop sold a large number, and many farmers (rom close in brought in their favorite saddle pon- ies. Raymond Knight of Raymond, dusted in to the corralls about the middle of the foreaoon with a string ot about 100 head. The actual buying took place in the evening, 4.1 horses passing muster. Dr. Steeie of the city, is acting as veterinarian. The minimum -height of animals ac- cepted is 14.3 hands, and the mini- mum carrying capacity 15 stone, or 310 pounds under active service con- ditions. Amongst Ottawa to the Canadian Patriotic Fund are UK following: from, Ottawa city; from J. H. Booth; from the Bank of Ottawa; from B. a brother of the- premier of Ontario; from Ahearh and. Soper; and from Sir Henry F.gan. FINE ART 'T'HE Norfolk is a JL serviceable two- purpose for street wear or travelling and an ideal golf or outing coat Cleverly styled and tailored by expert needlemen. RONTO W'B ARE EXCLUSIVE AGENTS McKelvie The 2 M'S McGuire KIRKHAM ttuOCl-', LKTHtRIDQI, ALKMTA. IE M OLD IN AN I HAnDLY 8TORY FROM THE BATTLSFISLD IN SOL- DIER'S DIARY London. Sept. ctoreitfondeiit sendi the foUtfviaff from Arcoull, September 4: I just fall- en in with a deUchment of wounded French soldiers retuniins from the northern tattleftolda. Oho of them gave mo his diary to read. In lie otin- piloity, Its in its revelation of the human, individual sid% of tills monstrous war, which is only redeem- ed by the virtues which still rostit its brutality, it seems to me a document of amazing interest. One passage in. it will arrest the attention of all read- ers, it is an extraordinary and almost incredible incident of a German avia- tor and his inty child, whom he took with him on his mission of death. But I reproduce the whole document now. as I copied it under the gaslight, su rounded by the French regiment. Here, in the review of this sergeant sap- pers, fs a narrative more eloquent than polished prose of the meaning and business of war. H Is not less in- teresting because the man's work wus :o prepare the way for the withdrawal of the French army from point to point. "August started for St. QusnUn, and arrived in evening. We set out'again next morning for a point twelve kilometres Cahout 7H miles) lehlnd.'at Montescourt-Lezarouilles, in order to mine a bridge. "We "worked all night and returned to St. Quentln, where we did reconnaissance wort. Germans were sig- nalled and the station of St. Quentin wag evacuated. We were directed to maintain order among the crowds who wished to go It was a sad women and children weeping, an-d not even trains to serve. At last we got away and destroyed the line and station. Destroy the.bridge, already ruined! Arrived in. the after- noon at Tergnler; sleep there, and set out on Thursday, the 23th, for Chauny and Noyoa.' Work in the evening to .ha sonnd of cannon. It was pitiable o 'B63 the miserable people oa the roadr with thel, boxes and children, fn. ttie afternoon we set out for Chauny the direction of irhere "we arrived In the evening. AH along the line wera scattered poor peo- ple. We had twelvo on our waggon, and let them, eat our food. We had our own provisions and we save them ;6 these, people. 'August 30 at Compieirne, awaiting orders. One hears more clearly the sound of can- noa.. After the news thia morning I write a line. '-It appears that the Ger- mans had been destroyed at St. Quen- In today. We have assisted at a duel )etween a biplane and an aeroplane, had nearest me a German aeroplane, which fell In the English lines. Tha officer In charge ot it had with him a child sir yaars old: who was also a German. They were only wounded. After St. Quentin we were with the 3nglish under orders of the Snglish headquarters staff." AIR IS FULL OF WAR LAW FARMERS KEEP SPIR- ITS UP Reilaw, Sept. Vestre returned from his visit to Nor- way .last Friday evening.' He had a fee time and a pleasant trip home to meet his friends. Like here, It's all war talk there. Thousands of people are there from America, attending the exposition at Christfania. Mr. Westre is glad to be back in Alberta safe and sound. Mr. D. G. Vaughn has returned from hte visit to Montana and friends there. Conditions are about the, same there as they are here. We had another big run Jof hogs at Retlaw last Friday. Our huyers are paying cents. While this is a very good price, we, can look for better prices in the near future if we can hnd enough feed -to hold the stock .a while longer, especially those not fully grown. Some threshing his been done here tne'paBt 'week. The yield is not very d on the average. Tt la rery fair quality, and, looks mighty good even If we not a big crop Mm, John Carpenter and little son are ft ere lor a lew visit with parents, Mr. and B. A. Kv- arltt, HVM near Dickens, Iowa. husband, Mr. John Carpenter, will cwnu later to aocompany her back. f >We are urged to ntie every bushel can next year, and have the promifle of seed and feed for next year. Surely we should try to do.this, u will likely to batter In a year from no'w than they arc at present And ve shouM. feel our lot Is not BO fea4 after all. We hear the name of Alby pott office has been changed to Dftcrlnff fey thi Post Office department Mow that Tabw''hif been made a district, and as reguUr court will helfl there, it will our people good deal In the war of Feed them whole wheat and watch results! .Nothing-like wheat to build brain and muscle. Dori't 'trust too much to bread. White flour has most of wheat's strength milled out. Use TOASTED WHEAT FLAKES It contains the whole wheat, cooked with malt .to make it tasty and digestible. Here's a recipe .the children like and it's more nourishing and economical than meat: FORGE SCALLOPED TOMATOES. Cook the contents of a tin of tomatoes, season with salt, onions and butter. Cover the bottom of a baking- dish with buttered "FORCE" add tomatoes and cover thickly with more buttered "FORCE." Bake in moderate oven until nicely browned. Try it to-morrow.