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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 21, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta .PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD HIbcrta DAILY AND WEEKLY. Subscription Rates; Dally, delivered, per year..... Dally, by mail, per year...... mail, per year.... S4.00 3.00 1.00 E TELEPHONES: Business Oflice l'25S Editorial Office.............. 13X4 VV. AT Buchanan John Torrance j Managing Director Business Manager Your King and Country Need V ou Bight Now and such like. They have been work- ing for a living for years. They have been permitted to practise law, to proiv'K to nraetiiv dentistry and tned icino, to farm, and to do countless othor things, and why should they not be allowed to vote? It will interfere with the home life wo will be told, the home alono is the place for wo- mon. But is it or has it been? Wo- men rend; they form opinions on pub- lic Questions; they attend public meetings; they lake sides when elec- tions occur. Why should not they vote, as well? They have said the world would bo a better place if they hr.d a share in governing: it Let' them have a chance. Experience will soon establish whether woman suffrage is In the interest of the welfare of the state or not. STATES' ROUND THE CIRCLE GREAT GENEROSITY OF THE WAR Sir Herbert Ames, in his speech on The Kusi'iau forces la the vicinity! Friday evening last made mention of of Vlina, are sow almost entirely sur-j lue great generosity of the American rounded by Teutons, and ihe hlg people in looking tho Belgians, army of nearly lialf a million men is j it a wonderful record and through having a difficult time in extricat- j au history will stand to the credit of ius itself from the loop which the: tae nation across the line. We know Germans have succeeded in throwing that the preponderance of opinion about them. The German advance amongst the American people is with since the capture of VHoa has been the Allies, though there Is a very nat- so rapid that the Czar's forces have-1 desire to keep out of the con- flict What will eventually happen, only tima and events can tell. The real sympathy of the people is de- monstrated in this matter of Belgian reliaf. The article in the Saturday) Evening Post, from which Sir Her- bert Ames quoted, gives a striking Idea of the extent of this relief. Here is what it says: "The- Commission for Relief In Bel- gium, with headquarters occupying two floors' space in the big Umpire 71 Broadway, and having more than a hundred branches throughout the States, is providing two meals a day for men, women and children, 3000 miles away, at a cost Qf a month, and has given its pledge to continue to Is a day until been able to offer little resistance and are concentrating their efforts In getting out of the predicament The capture of Ytlna marks a wonderful advance since the taking of Warsaw. The Teutonic forces are now over 100 miles east of Warsaw, and further on the road to Petrograd. Between tha German lines and the capital, how- ever, lies a vast stretch lake coun- try, covered with thick marshes. Over these the Russians are able to tight to advantage in the winter months, and the German advance towards Pet- rograd can scarcely proceed much further this year. Reports came yesterday of as at- tack bv German forces on SerMa, but mis given its pledge t supply those two meal: there are ao details of the movement. the According to yesterday's dispatcnes fte Q[ conscription is unlikely in England, at j missioil nad provided foodstuffs and least for another year. A big underwriting syndicate is ns- inElormed in New tork to handle ths huge war loan, to the Allies, ONE LICK INSTEAD OF TWO There is a strong agitation fo? s clothing to the va'iua of about" to the Belgian people. reaFy, since it'opened "its New Tork offices last November, more than tons of supplies have been livered. Packed In railroad cars these tons would fill a series of freight trains from end to end, thirty cars to a train and ten tons to 'a car, reaching north from New York three cent stamp. People object ,to j City to Albany and west from Albany the two and one cent stamps on Buffalo. ters Tbev believe mat one lick IV "The greatest amount of freight vt -v refer shipned out of the port of New should do just as well. Not -being steanv able to avoid the extra cent for post-: -nnes combined in one year was age, they think they shotfid tons. The ed to economize on Ucks. Ail- power Commission for Relief In has i shipped from sixteen norts on the is these agitators, It-is a rea! econ-! Pacific and Gllir nearl7 half omy streak. Licks would be saved as well as paper and the cost of litho- graphing. i GIVING THE VOTE TO AtBERTA- WOMEN Alberta will .place women on the same plane as men. They can go to the polls and vote. WhSe the agita- tion has not been pronounced, it cer- tainly has been quiet' but seemingly, very effective. This awful war is bringing about a complete change in our views. Women daring the war hare made many sacrifices. As Sir Herbert Ames they have been the martyrs. They have not only "willingly allowed their loved ones to got to the front, and fight their conn- try's battles, but they have giadJy un- dertaken the labor of men, so that could enlist. In this eonntrj- there ig a particularly strong reason for giving the vote to women. The female of the species has faced bravely all the hardships of pioneer life. She has gone into the lonely places and made a habitation for the male and the family. Why should ghe not share in the responsibilities .of government? Why should she not participate In tbe settlement of great She is as fully interested in them as the men. Many arguments be advanced that women will not give an intelligent consideration to public issues. They will be al'fecte'd In their decisions by motives that are hot related to the questions at issue; they will vote as their husbands do, la order that there will be no family and other objec- tions will be brought forward. Considering the character of some of the 'men now casting votes, we do not hesitate to say that there are thousands of women who have an in- comparably better right to vote than certain classes who already posseii tbe franchise. They wlH use in- telligence in giving their decision, nt the polling booth. We thai with the right to vote, will that a higher type of it placed in our legislatures, They, will also demand the adoption of metunne for the moral and .material .advance- ment of the province that wroU be very slow coming, if left to tiw 4e- clslon of men alone. We are not establishing a Women's have re- cognized for' years, few placed in that amount in months." BICKEDUPIN .ASSING THE F.OSr MAN E. H. Smith, Strathmore's chief police, hai enlisted with the 82nd at j Calgary. The Mond Nickel Co., Limited, has1 to the National patri- o.t-ic Fund. Miss Bella Sheppard, 19 Kenwood avenue, Wychwood, Toronto, has bCai missing for days. Coi. J. OK Langton wai again nom- matsd for the Toronto Fire Commis- iionership. Jyuii CiTu, -tiie 01 the Crimea'n veterans in'the OriHia dis- trict, is dead in his 88th year. "Drunks using the new patrol wagon Alton, IH-, will be charged S3 ex- tra in costs. Philadelphia has a special school for tubercular children on scientific principles. Chicago medical men are espr-'i- menUng with a golden n.vl scrum ior hay fever. Fred Rosbacn. of Hoboken, N. fell into a vat of boiling bologna ma- I terial and died. Archbishop Jlatheson declares that Canadian politics are becoming mora and more impure. Another important gold fine has teen made in the Kow Kash district "about fifteen miles from the King Dodds discovery. Chairman Flavelle of the Ontario License Commission hints that li- cense reduction will he more pro-. Bounced in 1916. i The Illinois conference of the Meth- odist Episcopal church refused to appoint a colored bishop Ior negro members. Evanston, 111., street railway will not recognize a mail carrier 33 be- ing in full uniform unless he carries a mail bag. Six feet in height at sixteen years of age, Hilton W. Chalmers died at East Orange, N, J., ftf too rapid growth. Cook, ot London, nine-year old son of Wm. Cook, now in France with the First Contingent, was run over by aa automobile and iaUtly injured: Frontenac County Council in spe- cial sesiioc increased its grant to the patriotic lunds. It an Addition- al a month to the Patriotic to the Red Cross, and to Horse Aratmlaace. Two prominent .citicuns of Col: away within a few bouts ol nach otter. Tfcey were Mr, James McOleonon, president of the CkMe HrotheTK Compwy oT. Oiitaiio. afa{ Mr. Noah D. daetsmger, tbe well When a Sensitive Man Gets Caught in a Squall Cartoon by Moyor SjSFf uffilf I f3C 5S3 'If Rnymes Pristine Purity J !i The standard demands that we have set ourselves II B3I shall always contain only the finest, freshest young leaves. Black, Mixed and .Green Btirdctt, Alta., Sept. ladles of the Soldiers' Aid mot at Miss -Max- well's last Wednesday. The usual work done. An ytitertalument commltt.ee was appointed to supervise that branch of the society. Next meet- ing at 'Mrs. Anderson's. Mrs. Hardle, the president ot tlie sscioty, must by cm the of her daughter, Eilice Harclle, who won the highest marUa at tho re- cent exams In. the Letlibrldge district, thereby winning the Duke of Con- uglit'g 'tnedal. Hoy Campbell's wheat averages 53 bushels to the acre. The majority of the farmers In this district :ire pleas- ed with their threshing results. There is a lack of good hotel ac- commodation in this town. The li- censed hotel was burned down some time ago, and the only accommodation B a Chinese restaurant and rooms. As this fall and winter season premi- ses be a very busy one, farmers ind visitors would appreciate a mod- ern temperance laotal, where their wives and children would be catered !or as well. The lumber yards of Brophy and Stacey lire being kept busy shipping umber ?or granaries and threshing outfits. Mr. Whipple, from Calgary, has ieen engaged as sdlesnjun In Rebeo's store. Donaldson Sons have finished cutting, and expect to start threshing next week. The Foremost stage, driven by Mr. Rumsey, leaves Burdett every Friday and Tuesday, When first we started on the job at Cardston Camp our clothes were clean and new, "We didn't know exactly what we were agoing to do. "We signed on to foe soMiers, to serve our land and KJng, We cared not what the future held, our hats were In the ring. Some said we were cavalry, some said riflemen; We didn't know, for all of us were crushing gravel then. About our title what it Is we do not know just yet, We know that we are veterans now, still on the you bet, We've had a crack at every drill that soldiers ever done, And some ef it-was pretty fleixie, and) some of.it was fun; We've rode those prairie-bronchos In almost every way, Bat what our status is as yet we honestly can't say. And then the- doctors said the Bronks ail had! a tcuch of glanders, And we should have to go afoot to-France or into Flanders. Then there was consternation, and we were In the Until we all discovered that it was a case of And then the Empire's daughters gave us a nice new flag, And we all stood around and Colonel cJhewed the rag. While the mercury stood at ninety and something in the shade; They called it in the orders "Ceremonial Parade." After the speech was over, what about we could not ftear, Our eyes were gazing towards the camp, our thoughts were all of beer, That's the time our feelings got a little hurt; We had to shed our tunics, and oh, your undershirt! Alas! our clothes are very old and we're getting very tough, But we can take our medicine and never cut up rough.. We are cavalry or infantry, our stock is over par; We'll stick until the} finish, but, we want to go to WAR, Tea Table Talks No. 2 "The proof, of tho pudding is-in the eating." The proof of good tea ia in the drinking. The great and increasing army of people who regularly drink BLUE RIBBON choott tt idth flirir open. TVy knwr iti economy. And they know iti parity. Commonmnja telli that UIQ new nukei dettrwntion of proved "BLUB HI1BON" the TomHlf, aauj back il jot iatt Tilt (him GENERAL POUIVANOFF Spohen ot as Russia's next Pre- mier. Mrs. Morccr hns receivuil that her noiiliow, David Ijeokey, is in tho tlghtllig line 'n't 'tWDavdanrolles. Goorijo Jolihstoii baa sold his meat business to Jhs Ltimas ot Bow Island, who Intends to run a first-class store. .Mr.'Uunns .contemplates moving hii wife and family here' next week. A bright -harvest thanksgiving ser- vice was held In the Methodist church, here, on Sunday. The church was tastefully decorated with speci- mens or the .grains, fruits and vege- tables grown In the.vicinity- A suit- able discourse wns given.by.Itev. Mr. Leas. The musical Dftrt.of the Bor- vloo was efficiently rendered by tho following assisted by -Mr. Lees: Mre, nobiuson, Mrs. Poole and miss Maxwell. Mr. Kerkbam expects n full muster of tho Frontiersmen next Sunday for scouting purposes: Montreal. to. Glasgow T.S.S. Athenla Oct. 4 T.S.S. "Cassandra Oct. 11 Cabin passengers only. .5.52.50; 3rd 'Class Prepaid. Tickets from Scotland, issued at low- est rates. Full information from any Railway or Steam- ship Agent.or H. E. LIDMAN General Agent. 349 Main Street, Winnipeg; Phone M5312. VuJThePopularScotch line Service M1SSANAEIE (New) ..Nov. 13 METAGAMA ...Nov. 20 For full particulars apply to any, Railway or Steamship Agent or W. C. CASEY, General Agant 210 Portage Ave. Winnipeg MAJOR A. O. LARTER Promoted "from Captain'3 rank, to! take charge of troopg column i at ANOMALIES OF THE PRESENT WAR: HAND BOMBS AND BODY ARMOR (By W. S. Babcock) At the outbreak ol the present war, many people ol experience ivere con- vinced that fighting would be con- ducted at exceptionally long range, the armies being miles apart and hardly visible to each other, even in large bodies, by the naked eye alone. High power long range infantry rifles and ordinance of from five to fifteen miles range mads it seem nearly oar- tain that one 'army could not advance openly toward the other to any point within the range ol lire. The great development o! the aeroplane and other air-craft inado surprise at- tacks, in force, next to impossible. So, altogether it scorned certain that this war would be fought out at long range. But, one very important! element entered into this war as It] has entered nu other war before, and! completely reversed the situation. stead of bsing fought ar far greater i range than any 'pvevioua wars, it is i to a very great extait, being lought out at a far shorter range than any previous wars except those of dnHd- ly ancient history. Before the war had been many weeks old tho sap- pers developed science to a point where 11 K-oi'Sht tivo contend- ing armlei 'face to ftce at distances raids ot even feet instead of miles. Tie icicnce of trench digging has been developed to such an extent that each army worms Its way through the grouui toward the other, invisibly, until their fore- mcut trenches parallel tbe enemy at only a few yards. When such points are the men in the firing trench ol each etde !Mori to the only practicable kind of ancient and antiquated warfare of throwing bombs at one another by hand or by catapault, as circumstanc- es require. A more .deadly game, though of tho same Idea, as angry school boys "stoning" one another. Bomb throwers, ot course, must bo more exposed than other tcench mou because they must' see where to throw and must get suflicicntly above tfcnv tto .booh ..Xo no- tect them in lueh erposed ancient methods are again resorted j to. They wear 'small rounded and tapered Bteel helmets which will suc- cessfully turn any bullets, shrapnel halls, and shell fragments which would mftan certain death without them. They also wear large tempered anditapered steel breast and stomach plates arranged and supported in much the same manner as an am- pire's pad; only it stops rifle balls instead of bnsebJ.ls. So, In the midst of the most mod- arn iand furious war ever known, we have, the most ancient and antiquat- ed form of and defense-hand bonds and body urraor. ROLL HARVESTER: SENT TO JAIL Moose Jaw, Bask., Sept. McCann and Jack Hepburn were sen- tenced In the police court, this morn- Ing, to 18 months each in the Heglna fjiiard room, for having rolled Harry Taylor, a harvester, for in a local- rooming house. Taylor waa badly beaten up in tho fracas. DANCE THE AUDITORIUM CLUB will hold a Public Dsnce In the K, P. HALL Tonight Proceeds will be givan to the RED CROSS FUNDS. Centa. The Daughters and Maids of England Patriotic Whist Drive Tomorrow Night IN THE S. HALL. Proceoda will be given to tha Patriotic Fund. Tickets bo obtalnad of any of the members. THE CANADIAN BANK OF CMMERCE HPITAl, 85.1PrQ.00 RESERVE FUND, BANKING BY MAIL may'be opened at every branch of The Canadian Bank Of Commerce to be operated by mail, and will receive the same areful attention as is given to all other departments of the Bank s business. Money may be deposited or withdrawn In thit way as by 9 personal visit to the Banlfc WM n ftf Brymner, Mgr. ;