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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 18, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUK THP L'ETH BRIDGE DAILY HERALD FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 1914 ttbc 3letbbvib0e Ibevalb Xetfolnloge, alberta DAILY AND WEEKLY SUBSCRIPTION RATES Dally, delivered, per year.. Dally, by mall, per year..., Weekly, by mail, per year. 3.00 TELEPHONES o Buotness Office Edltortel Omco W. A. Buchanan John Torrance Managing Uirecior P.'jsinoss Manager AS THE SITUATION STANDS j Tha situation wltli regard to too Allies continues encourcging. The en- j emy. as far as can lio judged, is now j on a lone line of retreat extending ap-. pra-amatcly to a length of 150 miles, j Tnls line extends from Xoyon, 67 j miles la a northeasterly direction from Paris, the nearest point to tie j French capital at which a stmsglins German rearguard aplKors to Se. From Noyon the enemy extends a line by Loon. S7 miles north- j east of Paris, and to the north of; Scissors across the river Aisae 10 Uia heights north and west of Rlielou. Tho line is further i-rolcnged from tho heiBhts of Rheims to the nonh of Yilte-sur-Tourbe, tD the ivest of what, is known as the Arsonae regloa, reaoMng Oio river Meuso In the neigh- borhood of the forssts of Forges north 01 Verfiun. The retreat Is a stubborn one, the K'izf Eshtias ererr inch of ground, as VVD are told. Nevertheless it Is a golas back with the Allies slowly but Eurc'.y gaining. By SoiEsons, which 'is regarded as the toy to Paris in the case at an anuy attacking through Belgium, the British forces are located, and here the enemy has been drrrea back away to the north of the Aisus. NOT HELPFUL TO FARMERS We are advised that some benis !n tie district are refusing "-redit to farmers waoss property is absolutely, clear. Surely there must foe some mistake. Farmers in such a sound condition should be encouraged in- stead of discouraged at this time. These nien need money now to'buy. for stock and proceed, with farm- ing operations. Owing to the crop failure they have .no revenue from their terms and the only place for tiem --O look for help is the 'bank. "Wny saoulda't the bank give them a lift? Nilro Club Shells, per M.....SSI Per Case of Sovereign Shells, per K Per Case of Shot Guns (only now .22 Bifles, each..............S WADERS, VESTS, ETC. ALL AT REDUCED PRICES HEATING STOVES No. Oak, now No. Oak, now No. Oak, now No. Oak. now No. Oak, now Stove Boards........... Stove Pipes, 3'for......... Stove Dampers, each THESE PRICES WILL NOT LAST. "HURRY." Just 6 Premier Jlarathon, Begular COME AT ONCE. KAZOBS AND STROPS'' Kazors, Safety, 83.50 now Strops VERY LARGE tomorrow, Saturday, Sept. 19th, we Commence. Our THIRTY only Sale we've ever held. We do not want to mislead our patrons in thinking this is a closing out Sale. We take this opportunity before our annual stocktaking to' turn our large and varied stock into CASH. Given away to the person guessing the nearest number of keys attached. Anybody can guess; does not cost you a cent. GUI" GOODS Old Dutch. Cleanser, 6 for Gillette's Lye, 2 for Black Jack Stove Polish, per can. Putz brand. Polish, %-pts, 2 for.. Bon Ami, 2 for Zip Hand Cleaner, per can...... Snow Make Ammonia, 2 Cedar Oil, 16 oz, 50e for........... Cedar Oil, 30 oz, 75c for........ Sweeping Compound, 10 3bs for.. Sweeping Compound, 100 Sweeping Compound, 200 Ibs. Samoline Polish, pints 50c for...3' Samoline Polish, quarts 70c for.. 0J! Samoline Polish, %-gals for Smoky City Cleaner 25c for Moor Brightener, pints 65c for.. Moor Brightener, quarts for 9Qg Soot Destroyer, 25o now 2 for.. -3S0 Cold Blast Lantern now O'Cedar Mop with 50c can of Oil, now -SI.80 GEANITEWABE TINWABE WASHING MACHETES -WRINGERS TOOLS FANCY GOODS GAS RANGES into GAS HEATERS S8.00 to Gas Water Heater fixed complete by experienc- ed workmen THE QAS CO. SCHEME The reason for raising the price of gas by refusing to allow the monthly discount is apparent The gas company Traited until the public had gone to the eipense of installing serrices and then put the price to .thirty-five, cents. The thirty cent rate -.vas allowed to operate until all th5 possible gas users were landed in tha net, and then the increase ras made. These tsctics may ticlsls the fancy o? the gas company but they are liabio to be frowning pretty soon, they find tho users gas drop- plug o3 very, largely in Calgary anil LetSbridge. Tha .company has at- tempted to convey the idea that the system was being operated at a loss, but examination of the books of the company by independent persons shows that vthe company lias made a profit after loading 'up the. balance sheet an unusual allowance for depre- ciation. THE DURATION OF THE WAR Dr. Adam Shortt, of Ottawa, who has just returned from England, says the opinion of London financiers ia MARKSMANSHIP IN WAR "Arms and a British .teciiniwil and trade publication, in re- ferring to marksmanship in war, states thai one of the features of the present war which will be studied with closest interest is the behavior of the .British infantry in relation to marksmanship problems. The journal dwells on the lessons derived from the South African war. Though, conditions are widely differ- ent now, in. the fact of masses en- deavoring to oppose masses, and so generally making approximate aim suffice. It states that some very effect- ive worfc appears already to have been .done 'by individuals high marksmanship Qualifications. Recog- nizing.this, "Arms and Explosives" ap- plauds. the scheme of the National Rifie Association of appointing a spec- ial body of military rifle shooting In- etructors. A use is thus foiled in the hbuT of need for.a-class of shooter which has of late not received proper ipprecl on. :The local rine club ought to receive ctlmulus from the above remarks, end the. Importance of a good rifle to his community, to his country, or to big nation, should the necessity arise, may, if need be, further empha- sized by the following quotation which writer Introduces. It Is from of .an eipert who, ID Meldnc to describe the machine- (ikt coolness of the British troops in firing line, oa to say: "The firing wts not the usual firing of .the nerrotii man, thoetiaf -without aim- IPZ, ud eometlmet Tltiout rhyme or reason, as is so often the case in war- fare; it was rather the calm, calculat- ed rifiemanship ofthe men one sees on the Stickledown range, firing with all the artificial aids permitted to the match rifle experts whose one concern is prize money. When quiet' action was necessary the firing and the ac- tion of the men were only those of prize riflemen firing at a disappearing target. There was no excitement, no nervousness; just cool, methodical efficiency." This assurance and accuracy can only 'bo gained by rifle practice, and, as the journal under notice observes, "The old sneer that rifle shooting could not 'be conducted under target shooting conditions if the targets were firing back also receives.its quietus." that the war will not pbb of long dura- tion. of them e.TpecMhat the strug- gle will ba practically decided byj Christmas, and, in any event, by next j spring, the problem of financial and food supplies for Germany and Aus- tria being the determining factor. With the British navy in control of tho seas, and food supplies for the Allies from abroad being thereby guaranteea, with the financial resour- ces of Russia, France and Great Bri- tain considerably greater than those of the enemy, and with the prospect of both Germany and Austria feeing unableTto maintain the present pace or to till their fields, next year, Dr. Shortt says the pressure from finan- cial stringency and from shortage of food supplies in Austria and Germany should compel them to come to terms vrith the Allies within a very few months. .That is the impression that prevails among the. best economic au- thorities in Great Britain. For bites between meals there is nothing equal to Maple the good- ness of the Indies seems to be caught and prisoned in these pure, velvet- smooth bits of solid choco- they're so whole- some and nourishing too. llCKED UP IN I ASSING .FOR THE BUSY HAN Eighteen election protests have been entered ia Five tons of gold reached the other day from New York. C. F. Udster is Regina's new city auditor. Alberta has 3600 men at the Vajcar- tier camp. A Moose Jaw man was fined for carrying a loaded' revolver. F. S. Barnard, a former iU. P., is likely to-be British? Columbia's next Lieutenant-Governor. A branch of the Daughters of the Empire has been organized. at Nan- ton. General Jacobus Hendrick de La Ray, the "well-known Boer General, has been accidentally shot-dead near Jo- hannesburg. A good instance of the loyal French- Canadian families is that of Colonel deputy minister of militia. He himself -is a South African veteran. Two of his brothers and two (brothers- in-law are going with the'-first con- tingent as well as about a dozen cousins. At the annual meeting of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway company, the following directors were .elected; Al- fred W.'Smlthers. Sir H. Jackson, John A. Glutton-Brock, L. Young, ibart; E. j. Cham-berlin, W, H. Ardley, Frank Scott, Howard G. Kelly, W. H. uiggar, J-J. a. Greensmems, Hon. R, Dandurand, Win, H. McPherson, J, B. Dalrymple, H. R. Safford and J. R. Booth. To ibe married and then; almost 'ba- fore the bridal festivities "were over, to be deserted, was the'hard fate of Helena Baur, a pretty. little German girl, who arrived in .Calgary-in frantic search of her husband, Hans. 3chwieb- einacher. Mrs, Schwiedelnacher's home is in Josephhurg, south of Medlclno Hat, and it was there that she met and married her Hfs dis- appearance is as simple as It ia baf- fling. The young -couple had" Just moved into their new homer aot-far As the result of a conference be- tween the Ontario government and tho eseeutivo committee of the Pro- vincial Industrial association-it is like- ly that an announcement will be forth- coming that the legislature mil ibo j asked to pass at its next session a j partial moratorium measure, dofer- I ring, in cases of hardship, payments of principal on account of mortgages novr currant. Hon. Dr. Beland, M.P., who is at present attending the Belgian wound- ed In one of the hospitals at Antwerp, has. It is understood, made application to the minister of militia to be attach- ed to the Canadian army medical corps with the first Canadian contin- gent. The Imperial 'Co. has contri- buted to the Patriotic Fund. A total'of of grain, of which bushels was wheat, bushels oats, 1000 'bushels bar- ley and bushels teft Fort William Tuesday for eastern points in the holds of eight Bteamshlps. Grain is coming down to the lake front from the .west'at tho rate of from hundred to two thousand cars daily. from Josaphburg, and some of the. neighbors had dropped In to give them a house warming party, when Schwie- belnacher begged to ibe excused, left the has not been seen since. a! the safest, most reliable and most the common ailments of stomach, liver and bowels, is always Sold everywhere. Ih Iwxss. 25 He was not missed particularly for several hours and then it was dis- covered that a horse and buggy werq also missing. "Papa, why do some people use other kinds of shaving soap "Because they've, never tried Colgate's." Learn the comfort of a Colgate Stave. On receipt of 4 cts. in stamps we will send you a trial size of Colgate's Shaving Stick, the Magic Wand of Shaving Rapid-Shave Powder, the Powder that Shortens the Shave; or Perfected Shaving Cream. Mention your preference. Sold Everywhere, Colgate Co., Dept. 0 Mahen ofCmhnart Bouquet lotting, W. G. M. SHEPHERD, MONTREAL, Solo Agent for Dnuatnand BMg., MONTREAL ;