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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 12, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta ietbbrib0e tberalb lejbbrifrge, HIbcrta 1; DAILY AND WEEKLY SUBSCRIPTION RATES Dally, delivered, per year....... DttlT, M mall., per year...... 'by mail, per year...-. i TELEPHONES Burnett Office Editorial Offlco nan John Torranee THE GAS COMPANY'S ACTION A wealthy corporation Ilka the Gas Company shows mighty poor patriot- ism when it UBes a period of business ttagnatlon and unemployment to in- crease rates Sor gu. As has been before it often happens that the rich and powerful are the first to avail themselves ot war conditions in order to increase prices. The Gas Company ot this class. It is.taMne; the people by. the throat when times are bad and saying: "Up goes the rate. You can't get a discount any mote.'- Fine patriotism they display. It Is questionable whether the pro- tests against the increase will be heeded. The company will likely itabd aed just smile. THE GERMAN TIDE RECEDES The German wave, having lashed Its way in fury Uirough Belgium and aarttesstem France, almost to the gates of Paris, appears to have spent itaelf, and now receding From within i6 mUes of tie French capital last week the leaders aaye been poshed, back over nfty miles. Bearing in mind Nelson's diojum that mlnulM may spell victory, or otherwise, in tattle, 1' wouM unwW-to come to too- premature a conclusion. But every Inoioation from despatches received Is that what loot- ad like a German atone wall has besa moved back. TUa -most Important news Is that the enemy's centre, is well as the right wing, it retreating In the form- er the result has been somewhat in doubt during progress ot the fight- Ing this week, and the giving way here cannot but be 'fraught with 'im- mense advantage to the Allies. The army that marched with the defiant ory of "To Paris" must be now looking forward to a temporarily safe aayhim'in Berlin The hurry home becomes more expeditious It, as is elated, the Busslans are advancing on Brellaii' The retreat in progress may well develop" into a rout, for the en troys lines of communication cannot but be congested with trains and transport which must form a serious impediment with the Allies in- pursuit A PEACE ADVOCATE'S VIEWS That Great Britain's action in de- claring -war 18 perfectly justified, there can be no gainsaying all sides, within and without the Empire, there la this unalloyed sentiment, and even the sternest advocates of peace join the unanimous approval views on war of the Rev. Dr. the pastor of Grove Church, London, pillar of the Baptist Church, and a promin- ent Spire of the- Free Church Move- ment In Great Britain, are well known Yet even he is constrained to give hii bleating on what he considers was forced on Britim Preaching to his congregation on his return from tHe International Peace Conference held at Constance, Dr. Clifford said that while he was there his own strong feeling wan that England could do no better than be neutral On his was; back he hM draftei A tetter to the, press in fav6r of complete neutrality. But he arrived back on the. day that war was and found what German premeditation and action had envolved he tad to keep that letter in his hand. Be had searched high ani low fof Masons against the war. "t hate war with the whole force of ror being It -is anti-Christian, wick- ed, devilish, diabolical Yet when. I looked into the situation and weighed the whole of the evidence I could not Me that Our government had taken a" step." fjr. Clifford placed the responsibility, of. cUteat war on Prussian taiisnf'whlcb was the incarnation of the philosophy regnant Jn the great universities at Prussia. This phltono- ptir wa dash for the fatherland, jran Uje apns of detectives at montreal! His 'journey was called, to avhalt, his at present in the Montreal detention hospital, virtually prisoners of war, while the Ottawa authorities are deliberating their fate and that of the huge fortune street railway" service Is on-Saturday night when everybody is down town shopping' It wouldn't be a bad idea io work the Yellow line car a couple of hour's overtime for the accommoda tion of the busy shoppers No charges to tie street railwaj system for the suggestion. If the Dominion starts work on. .its demonstration at Henderson Park, this they ought to get their fall plowing done cheaply at. the' pen-e of KdisptBill Josef. Tall, about Jiin. Jeffries' come-back It isn't a jatcli to. this London, Sept is stated on the authority .that Emperor Franz Josef has been dead far twehe days t Rome, Sept S received, here state that Emperor Franz Jos- ef is suffering from a paraly- tic stroke f Vienna, Sept 9 Frani Joeef is IE good health, except for the worry occasioned by the war. Verily, that Is coming back to 'Me! But such were the reports editors got on three successive" days week. Poor Ed! The col can't say it approves of the action of the School Board the other night in slicing off a piece of the vel _. end of teaeners' salaries Maybe it was necessary to make ends meet. But any old tinie meet up with a teacher who mentions the" princely pay cheque he draws down at.the end of the month, a -whisper, we 'al- ways wonder if he is telling the truth. a notorious fact that school teachers are the poorest iaid men and women of any m'any profession, ajid when .the aie falls at one fell swoop and detaches fue or ten a month, it looks like the straw that broke the camel's back. are getting more than uwal cowideration in theie troubled times, even from those who have hitherto spent freely. The steady toll of the barber shop is noticed now and stopped and more men every day are shaving themselves at with die CILLETTE SAFETY RAZOR To their surprise they find; in the SafOy fiowr habtt, other things even more important than economy. It saves many valuable minutes a day tends them tobusmMs clean and refreshed, with toilets completed and enables them to enjoy anytime, anywhere, a shave as smooth and comfortable as the best barber could give them. The Gillette Safety Razor eliminates honing.'rtroppinff and fussing, as well as the need of skill or practice. You just pick it up and shave with solid comfort the first time you try. Cut out the waste of time and money! Get a Gillette and enjoy economizing! Standard Sets cost Pocket Editions to Combination Sets up. At Drug, Hardware and Jewelry Stores. GILLETTE SAFETY RAZOR COMPANY OF CANADA, LJMTTED Of fist end THE HEW GILLETTE BUILDING, MONTREAL 35 OF CAKAPA The col would suggest that soroo of the members .ot, the School Board live on the average..teacher's salary for. one month by way of experience. The teachers used to think the> had and drew uo'wn salaries Now they know they just have jobs and draw wages A distinction with a 6 per cent difference In a minus direc- tion. 'THIS IS THE HOUR OF MY RE- VENGE." Paris (by mall to New Those who have heard the story ot the white haired woman" IWnji in a little Milage near Paris in a house whose shutters were always closed arel thrilled 'with one of tiue most touching stories of the vjar. No one could remember when the shutters of the old .wonmn's house had been opened or when it had not always appeared solitary ana sad. but on tho day France declared war the and tri-color. shutters were suddenly opened m every window apwared the AN EXPERIENCED ORGANIZATION AT YOUR SERVICE. As regards the investment of your at your years 1T _ and taow-ledge of financial conditions. Let'iii tell you more of this service. Write for full The TRUSTS and GUARANTEE Public Administrator ami Official Anlgnee for the Judicial x Dlrtrlcte.of LETHSRIDGE MACLEOD CALGARY 230 Eighth Avenue Weit, Calgary. _ Lethbrldga Office Bank of Commerce Bldg., J. W. MeNleel Inspector Valcartier Military Camp A fully equipped brancn has been opened at tfee Camp at the accommodation of the Ve Transfer of monies to and from the Military Camp will he made by allTranche, of the UNION BANK OF CANADA, free ndl'toformatWaa to the new branch, the forwarding and depositing of money, will be cheerfully furnished. ORAMY LAKE BFIANCH s A. KING, Anting Manager LETHBHIDGE MA.NCH R. TINNINC, Hanagor The old house took on a 'lew life That evening the story locked In the breast or me woman who lives there was known. Walking through the village the aged 'woman made her way !o the fort "I have a request to told the commander "I should like to have you send one of your men every I day to take _the evening meal with me. He will ibe my guqst. 'Forty-four years ago my fiance, after dining with me, went away to flght Thty brought him hack with. two German bullets to his breast. "Since then no man has ever enter- ed my house, but thia U.the hour of revenge In place at my table 1 should like each day one of those are about to avenge'him." The commander granted the request of the woman and each day one of his men to the house and with her. One of the' soldiers op turning said that as he the h'ouw he saw the old woman kneel before a portrait veiled with' crepe THEROYALBANKOFCANADA DgMHTMENT Oae Dollar. credited half MANCH: a. Where is my Will? w Where; is my Insurance Policy? It is not to place then documents with mr otlrw wipers wbere thty enbject to loaf 01 4i Hldfng Fire or Life Insurance Folio? in U is as hiding money. or box Your WILL should be sealed up and left with Kill Company for Mfe keeping. We will Index It-for file It away carefully In vault; jrf'ii may lake It "out for examination of ehangoa and iMlpoalt it at any The Company no British Canadian Trust GKO. Wtewe BSaek, s i John docfiil PULLS. He Bought to knpw, >nd yet some men flunk Ihitt advertising shcjlj go against all aiiH and j them to succesa'with one tremendojas i, ;