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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 19, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta THV LETHBIMBGE DAILY HERALD Sbe letbbi-lboc, Hlberta DAILY AND WEEKLY SUBSCRIPTION RATES Dally, delivered, per year..... Eally. by mall, per year...... .Weekly, by mail, per year...- TELEPHONES Business Cilice Editorial Offlea W. A. Buchanan John Torrance SIanaKir.6 Director Business Manege I meals, and If wp drink alcoholic or non-alcoholic bovertijjus the Loth- hat we can afford to smoke, give the j'ethbrldgo made cigars our entire patronage. Wo still eat candy so let us patronize tho local manufacturers. Juu ivhenever tho opportunity offers pat- ronize the Iron Works, tho Sash and Door factory, and tho brick yards. In the words of tho song, "Every little bit added to what you've got makes a title bit more." Keep all tho BROUGHT TO BAY In a country with wooded heights, and interlacing of small rivers, the Germans have been apparently urousht to bay. Retreat has been temporarily checked. It may be from force of circumstances to save the right wing under General Kluck Iron, fcelmj cut off, or to further the Ger- man movement westward to prevent the left wins, with the army of the Crown Prince, from being intercept- ed. In the basins of the rivers Aisno, Oise and Mouse is now taking place what will possibly be the bloodiest battle fought since the campaign started. The Allies are faced with looks like a formidable task, carrying with it the storming of heights where the enemy's artillery is placed. But this Is no new work to the British troops who stormed and took the Glencoe heights in the South African war. The result of the heavy fighting will :bo awaited with interest, and victory to the Allies may mean the hasty evacuation of French territory by the enemy. With the fact that the Allies are on the offensive, and with the sus- taining morale advantages gained, there bo much doubt of the result of what hangs in the ialance. ness possible ta the city. us aim :o keep local active so that :here will be as few idle hands In the :ity as can bo avoided. Co-operate in patronizing home industry. THEY DO NOT FORGET Tie Sons of England Is a worthy fraternal society. Thanks to its in- itiative the British soldier, who had fought in South Africa, and who was killed near Monarch the other night, was given tho recognition he was en- titled to as one of the nation's bravs defenders. Without tho action.of the S. 0. E. it Is probable the poor follow might have 'been bulled without any consideration -whatever of his services to the country. It Is well to have an of the one spirit of the Sons of England in" the city.' T The Grassy Lake Board of Trade's resolution urging the co-operation, of the governments towards bringing in the drouth affected districts to put in a big crop next year is evidence of the interest the farmers themselves are taking in the campaign for a much Increased acreage next year. The Do- minion government is doing all in its power to help the farmer by providing for the work "Drees so that the land the governments, we 'believe that they are meeting the situation well, though of course.their actions will meet with criticisms from a people who are more or less distracted on account of the conditions which face them. In the district so seriously affected by drouth conditions there seems to 'PICKED UP IN IASSING FOR THE BUSY .MAN Jas. B. Knowison, aa olu time citi- zen of Lindsay, Ont., Is dead, Wellington Ovens, a wealthy Ameri- can farmer, died at Deb'sle, Sask. Joan Manuel, one of Ottawa's weal- thiest citizens, is dead. Ho made his fortune in the lambcr business. Murray Geddes I.cttrldge Is dead at Hamilton Ont. Farmers ot Wellington county, Ont.. are making a contribution of oats to tie Patriotic Fund. Prof. J. A. C. Mason, of Tulane Uni- versity, Louisiana, died at Stratford. Ont. Several papers tfmort thit the Kaiser has sent to the King of Italy the following telegram: "Conquered or uuconquered, I shall nover forget your treason." Austria is desirous of peace, accord- ing to a Rome despatch to the Daily Telegraph, which represents internal conditions, especially In Bosnia and Dalmatia, as disastrous. ended Paris 'High School, and died within a few days of each other. no time in getting there, accompanied _____ by her mother. In the meantime the Col. Sam Hughes and Cupid have young officer received the cruel inti- been busy again. The victim was almation that there was a regulaiio-- doctor from London, Ont., whose name is withheld. When he eft London he was a Lieutenant. Vfter reaching Valcartier he was or-1 thort time he was perplexed, bnt Col. dered to Bermuda.with the first hun- Hughes and Cupid put their heads to- dred recruits for the Royal Canadian getter, and the Minister of Militia Regiment. He wanted to get married gave the young officer a Captaincy as before leaving, so wired his wedding present. The first death in the Princess Pa- tricia regiment sis that of Pte. Mc- Kie, from MorriEburg, OnL Pneu- monia was the cause. A special to the' Hotterdamsche Courant announces that Colonel Von Renter, widely known through the part he played in the Zabern anair, was action. One of the largest Incorporations at Ottawa for s.ome time was that of icfa is asking wide pow 3 development of natural oil, chemical and mineral fields, with a capital stock of A mountain, feet high, which Hiss iiary L- Jobo> explorer, instnict- power-to help tha .farmer by pnmumg Wstory.at Hmter CoUege; New the seed grata for uest year and feed neyer been map. neyer been her fn lor me Tvors -Drees no mat fcy her in the can he put in shape this falL As for acd a HJrt concerning It will he made to the Canadian gorernment and to the Na- tional Geographical.Society. Trade and Commerce "Department compilation of statistics for Canadian trade during the first four months of ls to the present fiscal year, ending July, he an entire lack of co-oparation Trith jlidicate that the balance of trade was the governments in their efforts to help the farmers along, hy the banks, the wholesale merchants and others. jlowly shifting, since imports into Canada decreased amount- the wholesale merchants and others. tQ while exports in True, losses heavy and small Have 257. a total been sustained m these districts in past years, and credit on account of past experiences is refused, -hut there are deserving eases, .which the banks are warranted, in relieving and which the local merchant would carry Jf he were not tied down by the wholesale house. There ara farmers throughout the entire district, with plenty of good security, who are; unable to raise a cent at the hanks. This we maintain js an entirely wrong policy. Because a district has been hit hard by a crop failure is not a reason (that the fanner with good security should -be turned down by a bank when he seeks credit. district which is blighted this produced good crops and will produce them again, 'but the ac- tion of the hanks and others would lead one to that they had lost all faith in the country. Surely the banks should not lose their optimism when the farmers axe hopeful for the .future. Co-operation and. sympathy must come from all elded it'1 suffering: and disappointment are. 16 be.removed from the affected district. The governments are help- ing and individuals and institutions mult contribute their aid, too. PATRONIZE HOME INDUSTRY At ill it Is a wjse thing to purport home Industries, but at no Urns more-than at .the present when the employment of every-man In the city mewls revenue in the eta of all should use Lcthbrldgc lour entirely; macaroni ireased a total of Total trade was less than, last year. Have You Insured Your Partner? If your partner should die to-morrow, how would-it affect your business? Would your credit tighten while awaiting developments If his heirs called for for an immediate settlement of their claims against the business, could you meet them without tremendous inconvenience If not. or cvc-.-i if you could, you should hold an Imperial Partnership Policy upon your partner's life. Many business men realize that Imperial Partnership Insurance upon the lives of partners and executive officer.; in their business is the surest .way to protect themselves against losses that may occur through un- forsecn accident or death, it is an interesting phase of. the insurance business one a you should know about. Our booklet. "Businesj Conservotioa" thoroughly ex- plains the operation of "Partnership Insurance." It's very interesting and it's free. So why not write for a copy J THE IMPERIAL LIFE Assurance Company of Canada HEAD OFFICE TORONTO J. B. Wilkie, District Manager, leftbridge I be to meet him at Halifax. She lost which prevented liclow the rank of Captain from .becomes bene- dicts while on active service. For, a (HOLLANDS The most healthful spirit "obtain- able and-the very bestsfimulant for general vse. As a' pick-me- up tonic and digestive, Wolfe's Schnapps is always opportune, the most beneficial ef-: feet upon the liver, kid- neys and other organs. at allHaltlt and Kttail Slant, Distributors THE HUDSON'S BAY Company It is said that Prince Uchnowsky ie German ambassador in London ..ho is said to hare misled the Kaiser about the certainty of civil war in Ireland and the mutiny of the officers n the British army, auu also to have nformed his Sovereign that England would never declare war on Germany .has been .'disgraced. The Kaiser has refused to see him aince his return and his career la said in the German papers to be "closed." For the past week Chicago packer have been engaged .in a scramble for cattle. Prices, went to unprecedented levels In consequence. The upward movement, was a veritable surprise, as I a few days previously stock could not j be disposed of even 'by displaying It' on a bargain counter. The secret is out. Armour and Swift have con- tracts for supplying the armies of the allies in France with fresh beef. Over quarters left Chicago this :week and rush orders for more are on the spindle. Geo. A. Patton, old resident of South Dumfries, farmer, died, aged 67. Wm. i Fleming, 55, for years clerk and treas- urer of South Dumfries township council, died'at Glen Morris. Cbas. H. farmer, who: retired six years ago, president of the Manhood ;dled Brantford hospital. With Guthrle, they..were all fcoru in'die tame township, all at- REASON'S FOR USING AT''MEAL'TIMES "ALBERTA'S PRIDE BEER" is a concentrated liquid food. Tea spd Coffee are in no foods. In countries where beer is used as a table bever- age, dyspepsia is practically unknown So is stomach trouble in general. In Germany beer is more frequent- ly at meal time. The prejudice against strong slimiilants has in no wise impaired the value of "Alberta's Pride the most nutritious of all liquid foods. This beer is absolutely pure. This is no idle claim, but one that we can back up by proof. Come to our Brewery and we will show you. To those who value strong digestive organs we advise "Alberta's Pride Beer" and we recommend it to convalescents because it is a tonic. THE LETHBRiDGE BREWING MALTING CJDMPANY, Dmited PHONE 554 What Did Wo Did, Don't WeT Is tho clock that.Is to grace the.now lost-office tower of tho "made-iu-Qor- naiiy" variety! That is a question that adds an- other mystery to the series that has developed locally. W 'Armstrong, of Armstrong. Ha- vorth Bros., Jewellers, who have tho contract for supplying tho clock, does not know whether tho tlmzpleco Is of British or German make. Ho has re-1 celved word, through architects, hat tho clod: is on its way across tho pond. If It is a mado-iu-Germnny ticU- er, it is likely to go to Ihe bottom, and f 'such is the case, tho bottom of the deep blue briny is tho best resting place for It. It would be a pretty hard oil for the citizens of Lothbrldge to set their watches and Big Bens from a lerniiin regulator, especially when it vas ensconsed iu one of. their own juildings? Yes? No? still, U doesn't matter. They're all busy ticking ickliy on toward the Katser'3 doom, tha German for "Ish ga Some Bug of Gamo Heard at 18-Mile Lake: "How many ducks have you "It I get tlils one I'm after and nine more, I'll .have ten." T-slI Me Not In Mournful Slumbers "Have you heard about tho British government's refusal to accept the B. 3. contribution of Spi-cy, eh? [Get the Oh, Me! Oh, Judging from the veiled insinuations cast In tho following, one would al- most be tcmiltcil to think that his valEeriul Kaisorness was pretty noar Uie whole damned and sme'il included. Lamp this, 'rom the pc-n of Johu Kendrlck Bangs: Oh, Me! Oh, My! I'm I! [Translated from a German memor- andum found in the Kaiser's personal wastepaper basket. The original has been presented to the British Museum tho finder. John ICendrick Oh Me! Oh Sty! And likewise I! Sii still, my curls, while I orate Me I Alyselt, The Throne, The State, I am the'earth the moon the sun All rolled In one- Both hemispheres am I, Oh My! If there were three, the. Three I'd be. I am the Dipper, Night and Day, Tie North and Southern Poles, the Milky way, I am they that walk or fly on wing, swim or I'm It makes me tremble like tho aspen tree To think I'm Me! And blink like stars up In tho sky To think I'm And shrink in terror like a frightened elf To realize that I'm Myself Ye blithering slaves beneath my, iron heel, What know ye of the things I (eel? Didst ever wake at dead of night, And stand in' a'we of thine own might? It took six days to make the land and sea. But centuries were passed in making Me The universe? An easy task! but Oh, My! 1 Mud'Medal for German Fleet Sea Victory! Ten German dreadnoughts meet and over whelm 40 German cruisers.'" The German fleet is herewith.hand ed the mud medal with the greatest o: that the cruisers didn'i get the best of the and :hen s nk themselves. Oh, the Ger man fleet is bottled up, all right. At least the original contents of the bot ih, what's the use? One couldn't begin to spiel forth enough patter to Justify the occasion. An inebriated rabbit couldn't beat that But, then, they need the practice. Unconquerable? The Kaiser, in. his message to King Victor Emmanuel said, "Conquered or unconquercd, I shall not forget your reason." Surely the Pure Quill did not pen that. He is unconquerable, is he not? He is not Getting Lots of It The slogan of Kitchener's press bureau: "No news is Up In Air Lethbridge Is the in Al- _3rta. nsar which airships carrying passengers are permitted to "land." AUators, Mayor Hardie included, not being able to pick their land- ing place accurately, had better take notice At the Hotel German guest (Indishabllle, .2 a.m.) Vat Iss? You link I ehtay ihere jet' the matter, my dear sir? G G vas 'frald like hal of dose British vessels In dot room ore mine already, ain't F.S. OF CANADA Valcartier Military Camp UJPOBMATTmr JPTIV TO Lethbridge Branch R, T, Brymner, Mgr. A fully equipped branch has beon opened at tho Military Camp at tho accommodation ot the Overseas Forces. Transfer of monies to and from tho Military Camp will bo .ma.do.by.AU branches of tho UNION BANK OF CANADA, free of 'charge. Full Information as to tho new branch, the forwarding and depositing 'of money, will bo cheerfully furnished. GRASSY LAKE BRANCH A. B. KING. Actinj Manager LETHBRIDGE BRANCA G. R. TINNING, Manager BANK OF COMMERCE HAS INSTALLED SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES. LODGE Wills, Title Deeds, Mortgages, Insurance or other valuables in one of tJiese boxes n INCORPORATED 1368 Capital Paid Up Reserve Fund. Total Assets Having 370 Branches throughout Canada and the West Indies, this Bank possesses anrivalled facilitiM (or handling collections with economy and despatch LETH'BRISGE BRANCH: J. M. AITKEN, Where is my Will? Where is my Insurance Policy? .It Is not. wise .to place these documents with your other papers where they are subject to loss or destruction. Hiding a Fire or Life Insurance Policy in an old desk or is as obsolete as.hiding money. Your WILL should be scaled up and left with this Company for safe koepina. We will Index It for you, it away carefully In tho d.pcilt vault; you may take It out for examination or changes pnd re-depoilt it at any time. The Company makes no charge for this. British Canadian Trust Company GEO. W. Conybeare Block, Alberta. WATCH FOR TREY OMUiARTS STARtANtf Sixty Dollar Cut Now in Prices of All Ford Cars EFFECTIVE AUGUST 1, 1914 These prices .re guaranteed .pdnst rriuoUon until AM- at a price well within tho income of tbe man of moderate means. The New Prices are: Touring Car Runabout Town Car AH car. fully equipped, f. o. b. Ford, Ont IN THE DOMINION OF CANADA ONLY VIRTUE BROS. THE FORD GABAGB Avenue South. Phone ;