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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 15, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta ?AGE FOUR THK LETHIIRIDGE QAIL'T HER'ALB TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 1914 Xetbbviboe Ibetalb aetbfrrfDflc, Hlberta DAILY AND WEEKLY SUBSCRIPTION RATES Dully, delivered, per year..... Paily. by mail, per year....... 3 M'eekly, by mall, per year..... A TELEPHONES fiuelnesp Office Editorial Office W A. Buchanan John MaiiagtDg Director Business Manager adva DOUBLING BACK Doubling back'fully describes the situation so far as the Germans are concerned. The steady retreat.has become a quick one to the frontier. Meanwhile the Allies are, keeping i close contact with the retirir.S ouern and are making good ever; tage! so far gained. an exhausted foe that is givin, ,-way; leaving all positions hitherto o ciipfetl, and it is doubtful if a raF can Jbe made at events on Prenc unless the enemy is, perform brought to Itfis a sorry tale, as it relates t the German foe, for according to an thprjtative reports prisoners, wonnu ed, and ammunition are abandoned, and movement is hand capped by the heavy siege gun brought forward with' what must appear a lamentable amount of fore- sight for the taking of Paris. The-d, hade of the German Empire looks a if it has already'started, and the flght ing soon promises to take place 01 the soil or the Fatherland. There is still much work ahead and what is known as the fortune o should not toe lost .sight of though the tide of victory continue; to flow with the Allies. The possible the foe, howerer, looks like the improbable ENDORSED It is well to get an impartial man's .on Ihis "war. Few, If the justice of Bri tain's action, 'but it is satisfying tbe mind and tlie soul to know that our view is upheld by nien of other nations, not participants in the strug gle now .being waged in Europe. In the TJnited' States the representative sgdorsg the -Allies aac condemn Geraany; in face, of the fact that there is a large German popula tion scattered throughout: the Renub wealth iwrver caacoi bo underestimated. Yet the "0 S 'press blames Germany for. the, war End does not hesitate to condemn the 'Kaiser and his'methods; One ol the strongest declarations on Tiehalf of tbe Allies comes from the pen of an American, Frederick "William Wile, Trhp_ has represented ine Chicago 'Tribune in Berlin for some years. He is now in Chicago and haa contributed aii article to tlie Tribune, eyery line of which is e proof that tae German Kaiser brought the war on. himself wUhoiits reason Mr Wile m his article that since from Germany he foand three questions uppermost the public mmd. 1 Who is mamly responsible for war' 2 Who is going to win 3 How long it will last He replies briefly but to the point: J. That. the: German military party, aided, .and abetted by the .Kaiser-without whose support.it ivould hai e remained impotent, precipitated the war 2 "That the'AHies-will win it. 3 That it will go on till Ger man> is beaten to its knees. There is an unprejudiced man E neM. What more do seek' j But Mr. .Wile does not'end'there He proceeds to strengthen his pcsi lion with a review of the situation As to the cause of 'The German White re citing the brougnl the war about, begirs with the statement that tbe Archduke _Franz Terdmand and hit, consort were done to bj a pan Servian fanatic at Sarejevo on That is-aaother way of sas iiig that this war of the na r tions the consequence of the Canton murder of the most hated (j royal personage m Europe "No German whose opinion listening to reallv believed vjtliat -The German war party did "Vnotibelfevs The Kaiger did not It They knew, and I I (hat Sarejevo was a prt text, not a cause I know it, be Kaiser, which marched tiirough the sullen streets ot came1" with bakeries on i wheels1 and steaming: soup tanks 'and'; new. field uniforms, -swhich were ready weeks and monthi. before the.'wretched Prln tank r and columns grty deadly Indications of the atwl lendlneH with T 'Germany this struggle." Oerumriy had U figured out that ,ivas..au.opportune, mointnt, to- strike, iK-clarcs Mr. .Wile. Genmuiy was ready, but on tho other hand Britain wao deep' iu tho I'lster trouble, Humbert hud just declared in the French tbe French were unprepared- for war and Kussla was thick trouble. Mr. Wile is'very pronounced wlieu he the responsibility for tho war upon the Kaiser iu these words history of this war has not-, so far as made pub- lic, brought forth a siugla scrap of unqualified testimouy that the Kaiser at; any stage of the nego- tiations lifted an effective, con- structive finger iu the liirectiou of peace.' he soys, "asked reyarn tloD for Sarajevo. It set up its amaz ins demands on Servia, Germany says it had nothing to do with them. All It did isays its White Book) was to give its ally the benefit of its 'counsel' from the outset, to assure it 'from a full of its 'unqualified In any action Austria deem- ed it necessary 'to take, and to allow Austria 'a-free "Servia yielded, on Russia's urgent It de- mand which meant the snuffing out of its independent sovereignty. "Austria, assured if the hour came that the Kaiser :in his shining armor would once again take his stand loy ally the pound of flesh. .Belgrade refused. TSir Edward Grey beseeched the Kaiser to justify his reputation as the keeper -of the world's peace and to consider Sarajevo a European and not merely an Austrian question. The Izar appealed to him." The win, is Mr. Wile's verdict. The Kaiser must be :brought :o. his knees. If not he will be Em- jwror of 'Europe. The Alh'es know hey must'.crush hizn and. they, crush-him. .Mr. Wile is confident be- cause .he has aa abiding faith in Br ain. Heed what he says 'England's fculldog jaw is partic arly hard set. I have not so muc confidence in the ability or the grit o France and-Russia, powerful as the are. But I-have iu expressible faith I: he tenacity of John Bui! up the vision o he resources he is prepared to tap, i must, ot the legions of Sikhs ani Bengalis; of Australians and Canad ass-and South'AfrlcanE and New Zea and of when T pause.and.realize that an Ens advice, in all essential points, merely declined to accede to a PICKED UP IN l ASSING FOR TUB BUSY MAN Kdmonton's tax rate has been fix at mills Calgary city council may. vote ?2 OOO to the Canadian Patriotic'Fund. Cartwright, been made customs port. Hou. John S. Hendrie, of Hamtlto may be the next Lieutenant-Govern' of Ontario. Russia and Siberia are said to -I harvesting the largest wheat crop years. H. B. Ames. M.P., is to lecture o the British Calgary under tl auspices of the Canadian Club. Rev. John Garbutt, of Cobourg, ha accepted a call to the Oshawa Met odist church. J. J. RHey of. Boiy Island is a mem jer of the crew of the Canadian cri The Massey Harris Co. gave cash to every employee who volun teered for service. One woman in Paris. Mme. Batman has received news that all of her nin sons have been wounded in the war She is a widow lighman fights best and hardest ..when ,e is .tackling the toughest job. I say iat this cannot end ill England- and .its friends are vie orious. "If Paris .is lost, it must be retaken f of allied reinforcements re not enough to accomplish it. there will he another: or 'It this a war of exhaustion ermany and Auetrii find thai hey it at their vital: peril. They hare'colossal resources of their money and human treas- particularly But there time an. end to it some day, and le ead will come more quickly at 3erlm and Vienna than in Bordeaux, etroerad, London, Tokio, Belgrade, Uitw and Cettmje Tuat is the arithmetic of the proposition 'Count saya the Kaiser for pcEes now Undoubtedly p is Ha could have it cheaplv to- ay Iy will grow dfearer every hour Is not vouchsafed Thfvf' dependence upon Britain lows what the world outside the thinks Ic ib upon Britain ope without -boasting let us say Britain will put the Kalier on bfs eveii 11 lib -Allies exhausted in the struggle. Germany1 did not want .war. Mr. Wile tells us that in the concluding paragraph of his article "They dragged into it" he aavg Thty are casing it gallantly, national existence is .at stake But they did net it Re -Their war ed it, and.got it. The So.QHO.OOt} Ger mane nho craved ftr peace, for con tinuance of the bouuding prosperity in which the fatherjaad found Itself two short months afo, were a voice crying in the nave you the situation from beginning to eud as an American sets If Does net his arguments strengthen adherence to the merits of the British cause, and the confidence that rlotery will be with Die Allies, because the bulldog ten- acity, of is in league with the marching thousands' Hiram'-Walker havo donated ,to, Fund whtcJi the.-BdmonUJn fCapital remarks is (.11 evidence of their Tmperlai spirit TIio Kaiser has had a return of his throat trouble, which the Snn figures !s an iuj'heijs'tofiii to It la the ntck, Calgary -civic employees have vol untarily agreed to give part of thei salaries for four months to the Patri otic Fuud. Rer. E. T. O'Gara, S.J., haa been appointed parish priest of St. Igna tius parish, Fort II is a son of the late Martin O'Gara K.C.. of Ottawa. Mrs. Helen G. Travers Fraaer, wid ow of Hector Fraser, late manager o the Bank of Ottawa at Pembroke, and daughter of 'Colonel., Travers ...of the Inniskillen died at Edrnon ton. Before a large "gathering at. Windsor Ont., Major J. G; Tolmie. M.P.P., Lib delirered in" which he declared govern ment should provide employment dur- ng these war times: It was announced at London, Ont that the C. P. R. would cut off eight trains in the -Ontario- division, two of which run through London.'" This s a result of a marked failing off in passenger 'traffic owing to' the war. Tie death is announced >ourne, Australia, .of, Sir at M Nortnand MacLaurin, Chancellor of Sydney Unl- era it and for mao> years president Sydnej Board of Health He was born-at: Scotland, -in Mr. Xofman' Sommerville, a Toronto barrister, who has just re- uroed, home from 'Carlsbad; Austria, t from London to Glasgow on on lilB.return_trip, he says Russians were encamped be ween Dundee and Aberdeen. Newton Booth Knox, mining engin- ier of San Francisco, who' has just eached London.from hat Emperor Nicholas, may. be seen motoring through the streets of Petro grad, unattached, and thati'pereonaHy has no more fear of his people ban has President the tlie United .States. After .witnessing the death, of two f her children as the resuH of pn atfpn and exposure during er flight through the in Curope, Mrs. Anna Gibfas of (lerkeley, ,1.. returned td.Aih_erica with her 3- ear-old child Martha on lite Cam panla Mrs Gtbbs had goee to Rus ia with the ummer. A fire it Midale, Sask., did1 amage as follows: Tlie Midale ire Co., insurance. M. PIcuinpaugli, loss insur- J V Flury, loss naiired for J. M. Mover, 1603; 1500. insured for H. E3, Koch. insured for Dr Alain rice, IMS Insured for Wed ft Co., loss insured: for At the offices of sir life insurance ompanies the announcoment was ade that .volunteers to the Canadian xpeditlonary forces need not. worry bout lapse ef premiums on their poif iu. The premiums will be cttarged it loans afainst the policies, it ated The conpanlec tliat made his announcement are: Canada Life Hurance, ConfedermtloB Lift Amur nee, Royal Otiaratfttt, Sun Mut- Ule, an.l OF HOT LUK" ARE DEAD AND Mt Ceo. S. Malloch of Geological Survey Among Those Re- ported as Dead Ottawa. Out., Sept. to a telegram received this morning by G. J. Deabarata, deputy minister of tfie Naval Gaptnia Bart lett or (he Ill-fated Karluk, the chief of tbe Stefansioii expedlUOn; eight men are missing and three .are dead of .ship's company bt 84, The dead are: George S. Mallocb, geologi- cal survey. Ottawa, a son of Dr. Mil- loch of Hamilton; B. Mamen of Christ- iana, Norway, and George Breddy'o.f Esquimau, B.C. The died of nephritis, WHS accident; ally shot. Captain Bartlett, who left Nome on the U.S. revenue cutter Bear for- Wrangle Island to search for the miss- ing men, reports that Munroe, -Wil- liamson, Williams, HadleivGhsfe, Mr Kiuiey, Maurer, and an Eskimo family, were, transferred the Bear from a schooner'75-..miles iouth of Rogers Island.. They-Tvere j-ansferred to tbe Bear on. September i, and had been njarobned on Wrangle 'land since last January It is feared that four others of the missing They are: H. Beauchant, anthropologist, ol Pans Dr. AlasUlr .Forbes. MacKay of Edin- CAVALRY ALMOST WIPED OUT Sept. correspoud- eut of ibo Daily TeUgraph bun sent the following dispatch from the front The lust remnants of the German cavalry .have been destroyed.- and a large part of their, mobile artillery and ammunition trains have becn-tak- Huge numbers of their rank and hhve been either, captured or cut off. A- wireless message to Berlin, whfcli was intercepted here today, 'We are badly in need of horses G GERMANY FROM !HE PACIFIC iurgh, Jas of iampahire, and-.T.: S. Jfor- is, a sailor. never heard f again. MunroB and Captain Bartiett, sledged ten .jniiea rom Wrangle Island, but could find o traces of the missing men'. It is the view of Mr. Desbarats that acKay and Murray, who were mem- ers of the famous oh, insisted on no iielay, and owing o their antarctic experiences did not. ant to travel with'dogsf but.preferr- d to travel on foot. They had great xperience in exploration work in-the rciic. Beauchajit, whor'TraG another oted explorer, gone orth by Norway and Sweden.- This ccounts -for seven-of the-Karliik's ompany. These are all probably ead. But there are others still miss ng first, officer, has Bilker, second officer Tohn G B, and A B Like the ther party, which le'ft the fter the wreck of the Karluk; these isn chafed at the delay. and..set out n tfie -cttc nignt for Wrangle Is ad, ;tr-as surrounded haavy e, biit there were n'o signs de .The-main party-waited, for Lsjndou, Sept Sir George command o the Royal Australian fleet, cabled th-e Secretary of the Admiralty stating that after 18 hours of fighting in over six miles of bush, the Australian Du reserve forcB HerberUhphe with its wireless station, on Septem- berf 12. The tower and station were damaged by the -enemy and will be useless for some time. The casualty list is as follows Commander Charles B. Royal Navy; Oaptaltf B. A. Royal'Army Medical Corps, four: seamsri, Australian uaval "re- serye. Rowland G. Bow- en.-Royal Australian Navy; three sea- men, Australian naval reserve. The German casualties are not de finitely known, but include between 20 and ,30. Three German officers were taken prisoners, including the com: manttain, together witu 15' German non-commissioned officers and 56 na- tive police. a March 12 and that pUrty has all een accounted for Stefansson and ree others of the expeolfion left, the arluk on September 19 They were rported safe landed in. Alaska ud are now drifting atrick Island or Wil- am's Land, to 'which, supplies' 'have een sent bj the Mackenzie river and round the coast nsson is In touch with the aming ships of the expedition, the ary 9acohs, Alaska orth Star. The three men with Genness snthropologiat, an Austra m A aaeteoroloffiBt, of ictona, B C and T V Wilkiw, phot rrapher, L-ondon The following from Catholic pub- ticjitions indicates how the people of that faith who are natives of hostile cojmtries view tbe war this week's issue .ol West-.Canada, ttic German Catholic appears the following an- nouncement is in a stete, of war Britain, Germany, Austria j Himgan, Prance, Russia and Servia The War News Daily until Dec. 31 For 75 cents We have made a special rate to all new sub- scribers living out of. the city, and will send THE LETHBKIDGE HERALD To Any Address from now; until Dec. 31st, 1914, for W Regular Yearly Kate, All subscriptions will start the sarnie day as received. The Dally Herald Lethbrldft, Alta I enclose for which please send The Daily7 Herald until December 31st next. Name Address SEND MONEY BY REQI8 TER6O MAIL OR POST OF- FICE ORDER. TheLethbridge Herald LETHBRIDGE ALBERTA A VISION OF WAR a an-d-death grapple Our old men with home lies biadiug them (By Root. Q. Ingersoll) The past riaes before me, as were, .like.a dream. -Again we arc in he great struggle for national life We hear, the of prepurationR music of boisterous illver voices of heroic'bugles. We see thousands of assemblages, ind hear the appeals of orators; we ee the pale -cheeks of" women and the Sushed'faces of-men; and In those ssemblages we see. alt the dead vhose ,dust.. >ve_hove, covered with lowers. We. lose .sight of them 'no lore. We arfe they enlist n the great army of freedom. ee them-part .with those they love, Some are walking for' the last time woody the maidens they adore. We-hear the whisperings and the sweet vows of eternal Iqve as they lihgeringly. part forever Others are bending, over cradles, kissing 'babes, that: are asleep. -receiving: the blessings of Some are the Fatherland and a sworn alle- "giariee to Canada .Holding them to of ihftir adoption, are grcatlv interested in the conflict. A1 this juncture wfeen conflicting emo- tions pull at our fapart-strmgs we are constrained to make a choice. Awt we dp so wiHingly-, Should necessity tin- pel a call to inns we stand prepar ed to sited the last drop of our blooti in, defence 01 Empire." aaMa onl> Polish weekly newspstper m Can ada says unwilling slaves in1'the old coin try and free men un- der the British (lag, we, the Poles in The probtbilit} is, therefore, that 111 Canada, as British subjects, hMten en of the 24 are dead.r 'silttioufh lowledge is only certain regarding ree of theni. PROMINENT 'HATTER DEAD Medicine Hat, Alta., Sept homas G Holt, for eight years a actising dentist here and a. promln t curler, uieu LIIJS r Lieut Miles Millar, a native of Nap- ee, Ont is a member Tohn ench's staff in France. The Brightest Women Find tonutimes that they arc dull in mind, depnued in and that th.j headache, id nffenngi that lift not worth livinf. Bat conditjoM need be only tunponry. They are anally canied by and a doMi BEECHAM'S PILLS will qoi'ekly, lately and CattaiiOr rightthewrong ThUfartoMlnnUy remedy tooM itonaeh, the nftilatM beMla. Pilla cleanse the lyateai of accumuJating poigona and ivrify the bkwd. Tleir nmtfldal action in Ur jooto, eteanr complexioM, better ftclfnga, Try Umn, and you abo will and that Are Worth A Guinea a Box .to British Empire of .our er. arms standing iu the sunlight the turn -of the road a hand waves ehe answers by holding bigh in- her loviag arms the child He is gone, ani forever We see them ail as they march proudly away under the flauatlnf nags, keeping time to the anad, wild muafr ef war narching town the streets of the great the towns and across the down to'tho.fields of glory, to do ami to tho eternal right; We go with them, one and ail. Wo are by their side on atl the gory fields all the hospitals all the weary marches. We'staiifl guard with them in the wild storm and un- der the quiet stars. We are'with tnem in .rarines run- ning- with the furrows of old fields. are' with tlieni between contending: hoots, unaMe to move, wild with thirst, the life ebbing slowly away among the withered JeaVes. We" sea thorn pierced. by_ balls and" torn with shells, in the trenches, ,by 'forts, aiid in tlie whirlwind charge, where men 'become Iron, with 'nerves of steel. AVe are bound with them in the prisons of hatred and famine; but ilumau speech can what they endured. We are at home when the .news that they are dead.. We see tlte maiden in tlie shadow of first. We sae the silvered hoad of the old nma Sowed with grief. These heroes are' deed. died for died ftr: us. They are- at rest. They sleep, in. the :Iand' .hey inado free, under the ila'g they rendered stainless, .tinder- solemu final, the sad hemlocks, the tearful wlllom, and Uio embracing vines. Tiiey- sleep beaeath the shadows of oVo'lonia, eareiess aUks-st-smiah'.r.c or of storm, eaok in the wladowless rest, larth may run rod with other are at peace. In the midst of battle, la the roar ef conflict, serenity of death. I haVejimt seaUaent for solrt- ers Sheers for the Mag; dead. ACCIDENT AT CAMP I Cartston, Sept of the Cardston Inveatmwt On. wa bi ought into use last Thursday for the purpose of bringing into town a foreigner, whose name'as jet Is.un- known from Ue'Htlton eioavat- log service across the benadary line, who had became naught la the dime line and severely injured The auto out at aeei, but was met aoiie little distance out from tho United States llae by a car owned by I Galbralth, containing the lueklaaa Indlvdual With all ae was hur- ried to town and placed In p An examiaation by Dr Lym re- vealed that both legs were badly mangled and the flesh literally Urn Tom the banes Under skilful care, however, it is hoped that both limbs will be. saved. TO SCOT OTLAND, COODtJI SOH LINE LOW RATES; INVtd. emiC only' to Qlanow, nt thlrd-clatl, oloud Ratit lubjiet without nutlet. MOKttllAL. Out. 24th. Otfc M, Oct. 3in. Nw.-Tlh; All fur- BUhwl by H. C. LI OMAN, Qtn.mrAf.rt. St., THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE DMTAJLUar SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES. WBfc, Title DMdB, Mortgages, Inaorance PolldM odMr in one of thaw boxes R, T. Mgr, ;