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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGEFOUn THIS LETHBRIOGK DAILY HERALD PUroAV, SEPTEMBER U, 191 She" e Ibevalo e, alberta DAILY AND WEEKLY SUBSCRIPTION RATES Daily, delivered, per year J4.00 Dtlly, by mail, per year 3.00 .-Weekly, by mall, per year.... P IICKEDUPIN ASSING FOR THE BUSY -MAN 1224 TELEPHONES; Business Office i Editorial Office W. A. Buchanan John Torrance Director Business Manager IMMIGRATION WILL FOLLOW Uie great Russian war oE 1SB2 there was a wonderful Influx to East- ern Canada from Europe. That seems to follow great war. Immigra- tion leaves lor more peaceful lands. Following the Franco-Prussian war, the United States witnessed one of the -greatest Immigration, movements in all its history. Following the pres- ent war, it is certain there will be a racing toward and a movement to the North American continent of Euro- pean people. Canada is destined to get thousands these people, willing to take up land and develop our re- sources. We will gladly welcome them. Canada will never be genuine- i ly prosperous until its vast areas o" vacant land are being cultivated b: men who know how and 1 farm. want to i THE INVADERS ARE GIVING WAY The progress made fcy the Alli< has been more than maintaiaed, and thj German forces are being, eTideat- ly, rigorously pushed back. In crosi Ing' the river the British troops are holding the east line at battle on th south on .what is known as the Mame Kne. and the German troops are pareatly falling back on Sciainw, south of the river. The 'Crucial point the line of bat t'n 'S the enemy's towards :wlllfi wedge-like movement is being meie in order to detach the German east and west wings The indications generally point to "continued success by the Allies. In no case has any jmoortant repnlse Seen effected. On the other hamUt j is known that the Germans have been driven back at one end ot tha Una to Vltry le Francois, about 100 railc: I the east ot Paris. I The surmise that the Germans have retired in a northeasterly direction to- -wards" Epernay indicates that they are i. endeavoring to break through to pre- f vent an attack on both aides. Unless 1 there is some hidden motive in the retirement ..the movement is being forced under heavy pressure. If the Germans ever reach the gates of Paris they will not find them ajar; i says the Vancouver Sun, eight roomed house for the use of the Minister of Militia has been erected at Valcartier. We Sain such a tried soldier that Be would have1 been satisfied with a bed in a tent, and a meal at the otScars' mess. Tha Toronto Telegram gnesoes that Baron Munthausen is writing the German war despatches with one W. R. Hearst as censor, which means tliat Hearst is not only censoring tout uniting the despatches. Smith. Dorrien! The name sounds familiar He led the Canadian bri- gade, in South Africa, and it is not surprising that in France is of the order that wins commenda- tion from his chief. __ First it was oats as a gift to Great "i Britain, and now the Alberta govern- :ment comes along with a contribution to Fund by a percentage collection from the salaried offic- ials of; the province, including the cabinet ministers, to last as long as the war da in progress. Alberta la doing its duty nobly and no one can I complain of this province's conduct in i the present crisis. l The .London Dally Chronicle, a strongly .radical paper, is given credit by the Pall Mail tJszette of providing i the public the most (brilliant war of any English paper. Certain- ly its correspondents, Philip Gibbs 'i .and Martin Donahue.ere the most re- liable so tar heard from in this war. Tley get the news to the people ahead of the war qfflce bulletin ser- vice and that counts for much in these when news from the front is tigerly devoured. I When t, man of the knowledge and I experience or A. Felger goes into 1 fanning on a more extensive scale than after setbacks that would j have discouraged many other men, ii reason to cheer up and pos- ten renewed confidence In the conn- t try. 'iff. FeJgef no novice at farm- (ng When ho de cJief to enlirge bin operations here rou can count upon it ha believes the country, worth '..the Investment Cbter up, i Major John Reynolds Wynne, form- erly ot the firm of Martin, Bole and Wynne, died at Winnipeg. A! R. Pointer, formerly city treas- urer of Medicine Hat, has gono to Los Angelee, he will in future reside. Wm. P. Robinsou is.the new band- mns'.er of the 13th Regiment, Hamil- ton, succeeding his father. George F. Robinson, who headed this famous military band for 46 continuous years. Henry Sienkiewicz. the Polish au- thor, has Issued an appeal to the Aus- trian Poles to fight with Russia. "Mr. Sienkiewicz is the author of "Quo Vadis." The Very Rev. G. L. Starr, dean of Ontario, Kingston, has been accepted by the war office for active service, and is now on duty with the Irish Guards, taking rank as major. The Master-in-Chambers at Osgoode Hall, Toronto, reiuaed to give judg- ment in favor of John Latz, a Ger- man, who sued John Glassford. !uatz must become naturalized, or Trait un- til tha war is over. Among a party of nurses which left Folkestone recently for the front were a nnmber.of women wearing riding breeches, spurs, great coats and hel- mets similar: to those worn in tho tropics." Their duties will he to ride horseback over battlefields looking for wounded and give first aid, after which other nurses will convey the stricken soldiers to a base hospital in mater cars. Mayor Broire of Medicine Hit he has the tsauranoe fiom Sir Wm. Mackenile that If the Dominion gov- ernment will advance the money on bonds guaranteed the C.N.R. will build 26 miles this fall from that north- ward. Captain NeeUroH, one of the most daring of Rmsiau aviators, and the Jrst of hit countrymen to loop-the- loop, has sacrificed his life in a suc- cessful attempt, to destroy an Aus- trian aeroplane, says a.Petrograd des- patch to Renter's. Dr. Poutsma, one of the South Af- rican labor leaders, who iras among the British subjects to leave Berlin, says Germany hatl been prepared for war for two years. The mobilisation proclamations were dated 1913 and the "3" .was erased and a "4" placed over it. ft FIVE YEAR OLD JIM HARDLY CREDITABLE STORY FROM THE BATTLEFIELD IN ,8OL- DIER'S DIARY Lieuteiant-Cciionel R; de B. Hos- sell of the British army, who is buy- ing cavalry norsts lot the Britlsa government, arrived fa the -city yes- terday, and- was engaged all J" at (he barracks cornills milling flio best of southern. AliBta's saddle stock tor service in tho present war Sonic 2QQ.head ot horses.were .11 The universities and colleges are contributing their share ot men for the war. The vice chancellor of Ox- ford university has recommended to the war office the names cf 1112 un- dergraduates for commissions in the army. Of these 1000 already have been commissioned, whtch gives one- third of the student body to the army. Two more major-generals have -been added to the death list of German field officers. Generals Von Gnthaa and Neiland. Premier von Weizsac- kao of Wurtemfbnrg and Finance Min- ister Von Brainiff, of Bavaria, have both lost SODS." Prince Frederick Will- iam of Hesse was wounded 5n the breast in the fighting. George Edwardes of tha Gaiety the- atre, London, is. one of seventy prison- ers of war at Bad Nauheim. The prisoners are only allowed to exercise jwithln a prescribed area and have been warned.that they will be shot if they go within 100 yards of the sta- tion. They also are forbidden to so near the golf links. They receive only modest rations, which are to be fur- ther reduced. the cornills before noon, and about fitly had been gone over and either rejected or accepted. The. cklal grounds lor rejecting wore, "too low, too young, had condition, color, weak etc. Colonel Hassell stated lhat a Britisher deemed a common defect in western hors? was the manner in which they tra elled. The. Colonel thinks the western horse is too strong on the bit, while the same time the actual going capacity ot the animal .is low in p portion. Chas. Hyssop sold a large Bluste and many farmers Irom close i brought in their favorite saddle pon- ies. Raymond KnZght of Raymond, dusted in to the. corralls about tho middle ot the forenoon with a string of about 100 head. The actual buying took place in the evening, V horses passing muster. Dr. Steele of the citv, is acting as veterinarian. The minimum height of animals io cepted is 14.3 hands, mini- mum carrying capacity 15 stone, or 210 pounds under active service con- ditior-s. Amongst Ottawa contributions to the Canadian Patriotic Fund are the following: Ottawa city; from J. R. Booth; the Bank of Ottawa; from B. a nrother of the premier of Ontario; from Aiearn and, Sopcr; and from Sir Henry Egan. _ rtri FINE ART Norfolk k a 1 servkeable two- purpose for shed wear or travelling aid an ideal golf or outing coat. Cleverly styled and tailored by expect needlemen. RONTO W'B ARE BXCLUSIVB AGENTS -Kelvie The 2 M'S McGuire KIRKHAM iLOCK, LKTHMIWi, 'ALUMTA. Sept. correspondent the follo'wluk from Arceull, I have -just fall- en in with a detachment of ivoundt Wench soldiers returning from tl northern battlefields. One of them gave mo his diary to read. In Its o. plicity, its In its revelation of the human, individual side of thi monstrous war, which is only redeem- ed by the virtues which still reslit its brutality. It seems to rae 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 hia inty child, whom be took with him on hia mission of death. But I reproduce the whole document now, as I copied it under the gaslight, sur- rounded by the fYench regiment. Here, in the review of this sergeant of sap- pers, IB a narrative more eloquent than polished prose of the meaning and business of war. It Is not less in- teresting because the man's worfc was Eo prepare tho way for the withdrawal of the French army from point to point. "August started for St. Quentin, and arrived in evening. We set out again next morning: for a point twelve kilometres (about miles) behlnd.'at Monteacourt-LezerouIUes, in order to mine a bridge. We -worked all night and returned to 3t. Quentin, where we did reconnaissance work. Germans were sig- nalled and the station of St. Quentin was evacuated. We were directed to maintain order among the crowds who wished to go a'way. It was a sad women and children weeping, and not even trains to serve. At last we got a.way and destroyed the line and station. Destroy the bridge, already ruined! Arrived la the after- noon at Tergnler; sleep there, and set out on Thursday, the Ghauny aad Noyon. Work in the evening to tha sound of cannon. It was pitiable to sae the miserable people on the rbadr with thai, 'boxes and. children. ft'the afternoon -we set out for Chauny the direction of where 'we arrived1 in the evening. All along the line scattered poor peo- ple. We had twelve on our waggon, ,nd let them, aat our food. We bad our.own provisions and we gave them to these people. 'August 30 at awaiting orders. One more clearly the sound of can- non. After the news this 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 Between a. biplane and an aeroplane, had nearest me a German ae'roplane, which fell in the English llnss. The officer in charge" of it had with him a child six years old, who was also a German. They were only wounded. After St Quentin we were-with the 3ngligh troops, under orders of the English headquarters staff." AIR IS FULL OF WAR LAW FARMERS KEEP SPIR- ITS UP Retlaw, Alta., Sept. Westre returned from his visit to Nor- way .last Friday evening.' He had a ine time and a pleasant trip home to meet his friends. Like here, It's all war talk there. Thousands ot people are there from America, attending the tig exposition at Christlanla. Mr. Westre Is glad to be back In Alb'erta safe and sound. Mr. D. G. Vaughn has returned from iis visit to Montana and friends 'there. ionditlons are about the same there as.they are here. We had another big run 'of hogs at ietlaw last Friday. Our buyers are paying cents. While this is a very good price, we can look for better )rices in the near future we can ind onough feed -to hold the stock a while longer, especially those not 'ally grown. Some threshing has done here .he past 'week.. The yield U not very [ood on the average. It is rery fair Quality, and looks mighty good even f we hfcve not a big crop Mn. John Carpenter and little ion are Acre for a few weeks' visit- with parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. Ev- 9titt lives near Dickens, Iowa. ifor Mr. John Carpenter, corno later to accompany her bach. AVe are urged to ratee erery bushel of.grain TPO ian next year, and hare the promise of teed and feed for next year. Surely wo should try to do.this, si price a will likely better In a year from no'w than they at preaeut And we shoukl feel our lot Is not 00 bad after til- We hear the name of the Aiby post office has been to fey the Post Office department, ow that Tabw'hag been district, and M regular court will W held there, It will save 6ui' good deal In the of Feed them whole wheat and watch results! .Nothing -like build brain and muscle. Don't trust too much'to-brea'd. White" flour has most of wheat's strength milled but. Use TOASTED WHEAT FLAKES It contains the whole wheat, cooked with malt to make it tasty and digestible. Here's a recipe..the. children will, like and it's more nourishing and economical than meat: FORCE SCALLOPED TOMATOES. Cook the contents of a tin of tomatoes, season with gait, onions and butter. Cover the bottom of a baking- dish with buttered "FORCE" add tomatotes and cover thickly with more buttered "EORCE." Bake in moderate oven until nicely browned. Try it to-morrow. Made by The H-0 Company, uid Sold by good Grocers werywhere No Change In Price of Blue Ribbon Tea THEiBLtJE BIBBON TEA CO. have plea- .'sure in. announcing tliat'they db not prp-_. pose' to advantage of the advance, in price of tea. This company is in .a 'position to' supply all the Tea required in Western Can- ada, and will sell at old prices indefinitely. spite of .the heavy duty which has just been Ira- posed upon CpSee, we will to sell Blue Ribbon Coffee at old ____ V Blue Ribbon, Limited Winnipeg .Calgary 'Jf expense and obliged to at- ,einl court. Sopae ot our. farmers are asking bow much feed eacli farmer will bo fur- nished. If oats are naedod, ho'.v many bushels? "Who'are. W3 to make -appli- cation to? And :-wha-t price will be charged? 'Some waai .oats now to do a51 work.with.and for pig feed. Miss'Wftterburs from North Dakota s the new school teacher at the Rose ng; school. Medicini Hat will seek a change in ta charter to' permit' women to be- come, ellglible. fpr .the ''school board. Many distinguished, names appear on the roll of JJrttlih casualties. Among- the officers of tha Irluk Guards rsported wounded or mining are Vis- count Castterowe, Lord AJftitatr, Rob- ert Edward Innes-Keny brother of Duke of'Roxburghe, Hon: A. Herbert. Lord Desmond Fitz- gerald, reported wounded, fla the heir presumptive; of the -Duke of -Leinster. Lieut. C. K.- .Crespignjr, of the Queen's Baye, killed In-action, is a member of-a family'descended from the Crusaders. The refreshing goodness I of iced cocoa is a wel- scome relief in sultry it takes a cocoa that is as good as COWAN'S to retain its deliciousness of flavor when served cold. ;