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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta DeraK) WEEKLY Subscription delivered, per week Dally, delivered, per year by mall, per year Weekly, by mail, per year IVoeklv, bv mall, per yenr 10 t.S..5i.o TELEPHONES Buslnsss Office Editorial Office W.A.Buchanan Managing Sh-ector Sacissss "to Britain in of wir1 ill) that people are utrlTlu io mlndu to what io eiptct after ,the war, and what to follow. In that, how- em, are at a loss. The war in not uver. and they do not know on what adjustment should be made. If th'o allies are completely suc- cessful, if Prusslanism Is completely crushed, one course of trade polio- might be considered beat, whereas if the victory Is less complete than wo hope, with another strangle looming ,ip In the future, Britain's trade pol- icy might follow an entirely different tack So It Is not hard to understand why now. in the middle of the mighty conflict, people's judgment wavers and they show a tendency to lean both nlCKEDUPIN IAS [-OR THE BUSY MAN TWO LONG YEARS CENIRft SPAN QIEcC ways in. matters of future tariff pol- j icy The exponents of sroticticr.-! ap-'iwill do .therefore to Veep this A. black fox skin so1.1 recently New York for a London Him brought the sum of Jl.OOO to a P. B. I, man. The medical health officer at Mac- leod ailvlsea ail Improvement In the sewage outlet there. Macleod council has granted -the 191st battalion the use o' the town s 3and InstrnnieutB.. Senator Laaro -M tiller, minister of foreign affairs at Brazil, was present at the Toronto exhibition. "Fruit-a-tlws" Made Him FMl As l( Walking On Air OMLI.IA, O'xi., 1914. "For over two years, I troubled with Comtif DtmnMst, Lack oj One day I saw Krultra-livea as pear daily on address label. Accept- ance o! papers after expiration data is our authority to continue- iub- Bcriptlon. Your Kins Country need you right now! THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR development of itraw that blows to raise them to the seventh heaven of Joy. AVitlibut outering into any Ions dis- cussion of protection and free trade, it may be said that Britain has become the great nation of the world while ad- hering to free trade as her tariff pol- icy. It is true that her position be- jtween the old world and the new has Anglo-1 been advantageous, but it is a matter ;d uncle of Maries MeCrea, M.L.A., idbury. died at Sprlngtown, near enfrew, at the axe of 65. Russians letting up not n whit in Ga- are the outstanding facts told by Saturday's dispatches. One of two things is due to happen soon on the west front: either Von Hiuden- burg will voluntarily draw in his lines, o-Btiti has his machine woi before Even' cog works in its place aim at his command. The offensive is taken at any point at any time he indicates. Evidently he is bent on holding every part of the German- line strictly on the watch for a break, thus preventing Von Hindenburg from re; leasing men tor any other front. But we may expect the big offensive to continue at the Somme. A great square wedge is being driven into the Hun lines there, and with pressure exert- ed at strategic points on other parts of the front it is a case of the allies, smashing through-at the Somme or Hindenburs drawing back his lines to conserve men. The Serbians are on the offensive In the Lake Ostrovo district. There Is a dearth of news from the Balkan front while this contenders spar tor po- sition. her shores-to the world's trade has made hs'r. the clearing house of na- tions. Goods flowed to her shores. She took the surplus products of many coumrless-raaiiufactured them, and re- shlpped them where the demand lay. Trade opportunities opened to her be- cause she put herself freely in the low as never i way of trade and with the steady m- 1 ______ t-'ha Qtanilv drive BRITAIN GROWING MOST DEMOCRATIC "War is the great leveller. This old phrase was never more true than In tie present conflict'and no- Tvhere more so than In Britain, where conscription of men and government control of wealth have been two ot the outstanding events of .the past-year.- _And now come despatches from the Old Land telling us of tentative pro- posals by the British cabinet whereov, after tie war, laws will" be enacted will tend toward a more even distribution of wealth. Socialistic ift the extreme would such a plan be in etaid England, where radical reforms have been opposed to. the bitter end; Sut war, -with, its levelling of distinc lions created by wealth and position, has paved the way. Much has been done the war demanded it and the evident argument it that if it strengthens the nation in time of war: ;l it cannot be amiss in times of peace Britain has become most democrats during this conflict, just how democra tic one is able to judge by the fac that .the country's leaders would take the present opportunity for aanounc became the world's car- rier, and a leader in peaceful pursuits, because..she. did not hedge herself about with restrictions on trade. Germany.'? trade grew also, but un- der a" restrictive tariff. She deliber- ately'set-herself to capture trade, mar- shalling fief "resources in this direction just as she did for war. She built up an aggressive trade machine, not with the desire to live at peace with the world, but -that she might attain the wealth and. .power to dominate the world. Britain and Germany in their trade'policies'furnish a study in con- trasts. Britain followed a policy that made her a world benefactor. ;who will say that Germany's plan did not tend'to'make her a world menace? AnnLnowj-war has come and Britain drawn ilT Free trade did not keep Jritain out of war, the high protection- sis say, therefore free trade is a fail -V record was established at sor the other day when more than 1SOO automobiles were ferried across Detroit river from the Michigan side. The death occurred of -Mrs. Mel- tion. after a week's Illness from pneu- monia. A contribution of has been made by the duke of Connaught to the Kitchener national memorial fund At Bath, N. B.. the Brst car of po- atoes for the season was loaded last week. The price was about per John Augllu, years, son of E. Angllu, of -Brewer's Mills, Out., died from -injuries received when ho :ell on a manure .spreader while in operation...... Death came with startling suddeu- _ess. from heart disease to Alexan- der (Sandy) Mclntyre, for many years u weir known farmer of West Dsford township. A British warship .will take to Ber- muda a moniimeni, just completed at Halifax to the men of the West India regiment who died at Bermuda, of pneumonia......- Isaac Burke, formerly of Halifax, itnd lighuiouse keeper pii Jacques Is- land, was drowned while making a heroic effort to save the lives of men In an overturned yacht. Clark Hudson, 60 years old, from Estevau, Sask., was found dying 1 your sign which read niako you fool iits w.. I This appealed to me, so-l decided. }o try a box. In ;i verj- short ..time, I began to feel belter, and noivlfetlfine. 1 liavo asood appei itc, rolisli cycrythinj T _..t> ....I (he llciadnclies ara gone entirely. 1 recommend this fitasalll frail mtJitiHt to all uiy friends DAN MCLEAN. Sk. a box, 6 for trial 'size, Sue. A t all dealers or sent postpaid by Fruit- a-tives Lii.iitcd, Ottawa. (CONTINUKI) gllOM FlIONT IIS 4CT US 101 B. C. ire. iyf tnereiore ucc But German'v is at war very juch. because a high protectionist ag- grestive trade policy has led her into t- That policy got her much and she wanted all. Therein it failed. It is. worthy of notej that many of the great minds of the day are thiuk- ng on this interrelation between ing such startling economic policies (CONTINDED F1IOSI FROST PAGE) the loan to good advantage .in the spring as they wore anxious to secure additional stock but tboy 'hail counted on wintering any .more stock than they had already and were not equipped" with sufficient food to carry anv more stock through the winter. She stated that they would be glRd to accept the loan in the spring out did not wish to pay interest on the monev over the winter when it could not be of any use to them. Shu was told that if they were going to get n loan they would have to get it before September 14th, because tha Liberals would be in power and that they would riot be able to get the loan In the spring. This statement by the rancher in question brings out the many stor- ies that are afloat on the streets, be- ing told by the different ranchers of the district, anil to the methods em- ployed by these agents of the -govern- ment. Tlie have had thirteen years of experience with the administration of tlie public monies by the present government and know that administration 'of the Ag- ricultural Credits Act is left in. the Quobec, Sept. The juggling of 0000 tons of steel attracted several thousand persons. Including members of parliament, members of the Domin- ion cabinet and" newspapermen, ga- thered on government vessels. Ameri- can tourists crowded hundreds of other boats of all classes. Eminent Ameri- can nuthorltles on bridge building and experts in construction work, as well as Australian ministers returning alter visiting In Europe, also .were at the scene, and river traffic for ocean-going steamships had boon temporarily suspntided. -The project interrupted today orig- inated In 1863- 't was not until 1882, however, that the schenio was given' serious consideration. -Later uaua- dliiu engineers obtained a charter 'and after many years of delay building was begun, only to terminate in the collapse of the unfinished structure In 1007. Cnnada's federal railway .depart- ment then decided to reconstruct it, and placed the undertaking in the Lands of a commission, which inqSud- ed several noted American bridge builders. ..innt flw hriilgil provided for a channel span longer, than Uint of any existing today anywhere. Its contemplated length from shore to shore was 8239 laet. with li distance of 1SOO feet between michor but- tresses. Provision wus made for two railroad tracks, two street car tracks and two roads. It was to be used by the following railroads: Canadian Pa- cific, Grand, Trunk Pacilic, Quebec Central. Intercolonial. Quebec and Lake St. John. Quebec and Sagueuay, Canadian Northern, and Delaware and Hudson. BLASPHEMY IS FORBIDDEN Rome, Sept. Gen. Supelli, min- ister of war, has forbidden blasphemy in the Italian army, WHERE B. C. HAS the foot'of the stairs of a small down- hand3 ot this government, that the ____ in "MiTlnonnnltB and AX- ___ -will alsn nreVfill. BRITAIN'S' FUTURE TRADE POLICY High protectionist organs in Canada are harping load and long over the ap- parent trend pi public opinion in Great Britain toward protective tariff aa a m. means of strengthening the Empire n against such aggressive commercial -propogandlst nations as Germany The recent action of the Trades Union Con- gress of Britain, meeting at Birmmg ham, m adopting "a resolution favor- ing the principles of protection in meeting cheap labor conditions in oth- er lands" is pointed out by the high protectionists m Canada to be the death knell of free trade In Britain And they chortle with glee. But there should De no hastj jump- ing at conclusions, for at a subsepuent session of the same convention Presi- dent Harry Gosling was cheered to the echo, whea he said: "Many, there are, some tiffin sordid motives, others with a desire for revenge who speak exultantly of trade wars and -tarifi wars. We are not going to let it be supposed that we. countenanced GUI- entry Into this terrible war for the purpose of capturing German trade Our motives, I ineair motives of the majority, in- entering this war were to enforce, the recognl lion of..treaties." The action of the congress In adopt- ing Its so called protectionist tton seems to be quite counter (o the sentiments protectionists would like to display as the collapse of free trade fir t glance the two do not gibe. But a little study of conditions and trade polio and war. In the United States .there has been tormed a Free Trade League, In which many leading citizens are members, and one orth6 eague's leading arguments is that free trade goes hand in hand with .world disarmament and the International ar- litration of disputes between nations. This move m a high tariff country like the'-tinned States is significant. So we say, it is too early yet to jump to the conclusion that Britain is joing to abandon free trade because of tie war Wiat we "Will likely see will'oe that, it Prussianism is com pletely' crushed by the .present con flict, if the Allied victory is as com plete it is hoped it will be, Britain wil clontinue her free trade policy and enjoy in trade, whereas If thi victory Is less complete and anothe war in the near future looms up, sh might consider the adoption of pro tectionfst policy not so ranch in th hope of strengthening herself as o town hotel in Minneapolis, and ex pired on the way to the hospital. Russia contains nearly half the ewish population of the world. The rat Christian mission among them was thai undertaken by the Ortho- ox Church in 1S17. Rev. Irving P. Johnston, D.D.. prc- essor of Church' History in the Sea- mry Divinity School, has notiOed his acceptance of his election to the Blshop-Coadjutorship .of Colorado. Accompanying Baron Shaughnessy on his trip to the west are r R. 3. Angus. Sir Herbert Holt, B. W. Beatty K.C., Sir Edmond' Osier, W.-'D. Mat- hews arid A. M. Nanton., The Rev. G. D- Oakley, vicar of St. Birkenhead, England, has been appointed to the Important ri carage of Jesmond, Newcastle-on- fyne, in succession to Canon Inskip Word was received recently at the Church Mission House! 'New York ot the suudent death of tho.Rt. Jtev Samuel David Fergusson, missionary bishop of Liberia and W sc Africa .On of Canadian officers ga zetted majors appear the names o three well-known, Capt Hugh Nlven, Capt. Allan D. Connors ind Capt Walter R Critchley The police have been asked b> the fire department, to endeavor to ap- prehend a fire bug, who has-been op erating in the western seetjon of To ronto for tne past few weeks and t whose activities a large number o fires are attributed. I crippling her prospective adversary. tween 'the al It ,s clear organized labor fa-jtawa fte vorable to'a tariff war, following the war of nation against nation. As for being favorable to protection against cheap labor that .does not say they favor the entire abandonment of free trade. A. contest has been In progress tween the archives department. be- A Real "Peach Cob- a soggy, doughy, inedible combin- ation, but a crisp, tasty, easily-digested dish of whole wheat with peaches and cream. Cover one or more Shredded Wheat Biscuits with sliced peaches and then pour cream over them. Nothing so appetizing and satisfying and nothing so easy to prepare. rairalty court records m Halifax fro: 1800 to 1830 which include a num her of famous prize court deeisionr and many cases in the Vapoleoni wars and the American war of 1812 1 The outcome of the struggle is vi tory for Ottawa A DRAMATIC STORY London, Sept. .dra matlc storj of HIP reinstate ment of a lieutenantcolonel who had been cashiered is told in the following .announce- of tlie'Off.cls! GiZcttc TUf king has approved the reinstatement of lohn Ford Flkington to the rank of lieu tenant colonel with previous seniority In co (sequence of his gallant conduct while serving vutb the foreign le ginn oi the French army He It accordlnglj reappointed lieu tenant colonel under date of August .2 1916 with seniority 4 from April 6, 1910, jnd to count service in that rank to ward retirement, on retired paj as front FebruaVj 24 1914 but without pay or allowances for n-rlod from September 14 1114 to August 21, 1116 inclusive On -n nouncement was made In the Gazette that Lieut Col J f Elklngton fus been cashiered by sentence of general court martial dated Swl M, HE is a careful judge who makes Goodyear "White Diamond" his choice in bicycle tires. While Diamond an aristocratic tin oj whiti, Tread as strong as it is bicycle iirt de luxe. GOOD BICYCLE TIRES 1 CANADA WOMAN SO WEAK TO PAY THE Mftde Well E. Pink- of miscellaneous This is a fearful j me condition will also prevail, amely, that the money will be hand- d in such a way as to be used as a ub over the heads ofjhe electors In e endeavor to keep the. Bowser gov- nment in power. "One other feature which ia playing prominent part in this election is he lack of any explanation, whatever avlng been made to the people as to the "deal" which was made by which r. A. E. Watts of Wattsburg with- rew from the contest at -the dicta- on of the premier. The .people are so asking and clamoring for an ex- lanation as to why the chief agitator gainst candidature has landoned position and IB now cting as an associate campaign man ger for Mr. Caven. During the split hat occurred early in the campaign many hard things were said and manj 1 feelings .aroused, which have re ulted in many strong supporters here- oafter of the Bowser government now dentifying themselves openly m sup ort of the candidature of Dr King 'he people resent very muoh the m erference by .the premier and dicta ion by him "as to who the candidate hould be. This will onlv tend to well the majority for Dr King whose lection has been conceded for the mat twelve months. "One other feature which ia having ts effect on the. minds of the public las been the absolute distortion of acts adopted by the subsidized press the government in their reports of mblic meetings throughout the Prov nee. The people know the facts and by this misrepresentation caused serious doubts to arise in the miiidb of the electors as to the accuracy of other reports appearing in those pap ers. Here again we find that the government party have-overplayed the part the same as they have done in connection with their malicious false hoods in connection uith the so called plugging operations at the by-elections at Vanpouver last -w Inter, and the farce that they have made out of the Agricultural Credits Act These things have all been badly overplayed and have acted as. a boomerang A further study of the Public Ac- counts reveals the interesting fact that while the civil government sal- ary-total has leaped from to in six years tlie employ- ment of parties not connected with the civil service for work which should have been performed by of- ficials of one or other of the depart- ments has also increased. Logically we should have expected exactly the opposite, that with the expansion ot the civil service and. tlie quadrupling of its cost payments for work done by -outside parties should have de clined proportionately. Instead there has been a greater recourse to-otit side agents, middlemen, and. royal commissioners than, ever; fortunes have been expended for services which could have been performed promntly and efficiently by the regul ar departmental officials, much more so, in fact, than they have been per formed by the outsiders. This was particularly.noticeable -in the case of royal. commissions. rAt one time no less than ten were in full swing. The cost ot the labor commission in 1913-14 was and last year another commission was appointed to cover, precisely the same ground. The cost of the agri cultural commission in 1913-14 was 673 In the year previous to that the two bodies cost more.than A Vancouver lawyer was .appointed to investigate the coal situation at a cost of and nothing more was heard of the matter, of course, after his report was pigeonholed. Employment of agents to conduct and wonderful. category. It covers i ___.... a multitude of sins'. in point of in-j North Oxford, had lost creased coat it has civil government! Uree children and Iwas run down beaten off tlie page. In 1910-11 the I expenditure In the "miscellaneous" I column was CO In 1910-11 it had risen In 1911-12 It had reached the imposing ligure of 16 Next year it was !6t flio two years showed a bliitnp W" it still hovered around the: 'mark. Last session; however; the "estimates under this head showed marked decline to 291 381 bnt timt evidently is only tem- porars, for the Colonist today ex-i preises-'the-hope that our lure will Increase Allowance of the newb established forest branch: which A and 10 weak 1 could not night. My, eyesi0ht would I leave me and every- thing I my stomach- Iwai vwynervoui and if atart to 1 weald hav. I to stop and He down I before I could nniih. I WM looking over presses' 'tne nope umi. um T did lure will increase Allowance of the i udraad of ........L. newb established forest branch: which tookLyaiaE, is absurdl) heided m the miscellan- Compound, I took It too- Now l am eoua department and which amount- proud to tell f line ed to 'something like but -i gave boy baby- ttinlirh it fR. .nl_1.1.__ kkklr :.V.T BOtUV goiernment business transactions of various kinds has become a veritable passion across James Bay. Whcn- evei the government desires to pur chase or sell anything It invariably turns to party friends outside the civ- il service, who are allowed to charge what commissions they please. Thus two Indian reserve transactions cost the province to Se- this sum considerable though it Is, lardlj affects the comparison. It be deducted altoKether_ and the ncrease in" file miscellaneous vote still iould be ex'jaordinarly large. For example during the current year the government will spend on the forest branch Deducting this, we still 1m e a miscellaneous outlay of which Is almost double the amount appropriated under this heading eight sears ago. This sort of thing will be continued _B long as we have government by machine Where the money comes from p secondary consideration. As our arr-lng probably would itself let the future look after This means' simply that we luieii ituo are being rushed towards bankruptcy by an administration which is not concerned over consequences as long as its members are not the victims, they hope to he'in some snug lucra- tive shelter like Sir RM.hard Bride when the storm toria limes en 'Pjnkhtm bottw of Compound in my housi always. reran MARCO, North Oxford, Mass. Sleeplesanesi, indigxtion, weUneM, nwvouiiwai are ijmptoBM wtoeh indicate a lowered vitality of organism, and the tonic, strengthming or, pmpertie. of the old roots and Herts, contained in Lydia E. Pinkham'. JM joit what Is nwded by ovary wonwn who is in Mn. Marce'i For fymptom to Pi.kb.m GERMANY DEC'lDBS TO Amsterdam, DELAY ELECTIONS Sept The Taglls- cho RnndbChau announces that the German government has decided that there shall be no general election during the, The Reichstag on newspaper ados. igalnst the government. ]n this riding the Liberals are measure prolonging its Most ot the outlay for services per: of Shrewsbury school since 1908, has formed by outside parties appears 13 behind Dr. King to a man The Inde pendents -have rallied to his auppoit1 and many Conservatives have also done so, having full confidence that the affairs of the riding will be iU good hands after September 14th, when Dr. King will be the .representa- tive of all the people of the riding This has not been so during, the, past Eftven .years. The representative of this district has been rep- resentative of a small coterie, of ;citi- Kens, who have been slavish suppor- ters of the Conservative association USED VANDERBILT CUT IN MISTAKE FOR MURDERER London, Sept. street todaj s talking over a mistake of the Dally Mail which, unless result in a court action On August 29 last it printed on its back page a iarge photograph of a man In >acht Ing dress and with a naval cap Un- derneath the photograph was the in scriptlon: "Capt Max ani "The Lusitania pirate No murderer's face ever seen InVthe dock was lucre typical than this He look! capable of any dastardly jaed1' It now turns out, so.ih.e story goes that the photograph is not that o Valentine at all, but of Cornelius Van taken some time ago In >tch1 ing costume. It is understood tha Vanderbllt today served the proprle- ot the paper with a writ (or libel a pair put on- Black or Chocolate ihoc stores and shoe repair guarantee Qoodyttr Wing- foot Air Heels to out-wear any other rubber nceb you hire ever worn, or any you can ShoaH" they not meet this guarantee, return them, In wear Wingfoots are worth an extra the comfort and pleasure is added value. Wingfcot Air Heels i tt .Toronto, or to Brancft uat gtt m ww true., The Goodyear tire' Rubber do. of Canada, Limited Toronto, Oftt. "Put wings on your heels" ;