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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 22, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THK LETHBRIDGE 'DAILT HERALD TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1914 Iberalb liberty DAILY AND WEEKLY SUBSCRIPTION RATES Daily, delivered, ycr year..... Dally, by mall, per year...... .WeeJily, by mail, per year...... 51.00 3.00 1.00 ICKED UP IN ASSING FOR THE BUSY MAN TELEPHONES Business Office............... 1J Editorial Office u W. A. Buchanan John Torrance Managing Director Business Manage STILL IN THE BALANCE Within a fcroken triangle with th river Aisne ns Its base, and the rivers Oise and Meuso forming the sides, tin most stupendous battle in the world's history has been raging for eleven days, and still continues its progress With swollen, streams, awamps and morasses, and trenches filled with water, Nature seems to have added to the horrors and difficulties of the Bituation, and amidst these millions contend for life or death. The issue at stake is a mighty one and victory for the Allies will spell the deatii doom of German militarism and leave French soil untenanied, ex- cept with .prisoners, by a unit of the German hordes. The duel at present is mainly ot artillery, hut a hand to hand struggle, with its melee of slaughter; may take place at any time. In certain por- tions the Allies hare gained some ground, but this does not point in its nature to any decisive advantage on the whole line of battle. With .them, "however, rests a material advantage in that they are nearer their foose of commnnications than the enemy, and iare a train, service intact for the bringing up of reinforcements. The issue of the deadly combat may be said to rest on the knees of the gods, but we are entitled to the con- fidence "that the skill of the Allied commanders, and the spirit and cour- age of the soldiers will turn the tide into one of overwhelming victory for UE. THE CHARTER AMENDMENTS Evidently somebody'blundered when the proposed amendments to the city charter were advertised and the'city solicitor instructed to place them bc- lore the'legislature at the coming ses- sion. The change In method of assess- ment appears to lack balance to say the least. It seems to ibe a make-shift to suit the ideas of a portion of the ratepayers, and now that it has been published it seesss to suit nobody. What wp cannot for the life of ns is why the charter needs to be amended for in this particular any- way. A few weeks ago the commis- sioners appointed an assessment com- mittee to bring in recommendations as to a fair and acceptable method of assessment for 1915. So far we have not heard of any report from the committee. Better wait for the re- port, zttftllsh it- get the opinion of the ratepayers on it, and then adjust it to suit It's wholly a case of adjust- ment within the charter, and not a question'of amending'the charter at all. As for the proposed recall amend- ment, leave well enough alone until there is 'reason to change. No- body has abused the recall as yet. When it has been abused it will be time enough to raise the percentage necessary to set the recall in motionl If one did not know differently he would ihe inclined to beHeve that the commissioners .are asking for a-change to preclude any possibility of the ratepayers using the recall club on them. I Tha HolUnser mlno at Cobalt vot to the CunadUn Patriotic Fund. Oxford county votod to th Canadian Patriotic Fund. T. Coudy, city treasurer c Toronto, is dead. 0. H. Rcdwuy. pioneer in steel shl building In Canada, died at Toronto. Wiley Smith, of Halifax, contribute to the Canadian Patriotic Fund "Win. Mason, r. Reglna old timer, I: Mrs. Frank Leslie, widow ot the Am- erican publisher, died In York. P. E. Wilson, late of Cmnbrook. is now practising law at Fort George, B.C Dr. Williams, of Shcrbrooke, Quo., has been appointed to a stationary arm; hospital in Kav. Mr. "Wheeler, late ot- Ponoka. has >een inducted as pastor of the Ledu Presbyterian church. In a. five days', campaign Mpntrea ollected for the Patriot! Fund. James R. Wilson has been appointed ..lanaBer of the storage elevator at Saskatoon, to open on October la. Chas. Roblln, a farmer near Melita, died suddenly from a para- lytic stroke. After 27 years In the active di- rection of the Cudahy Packing compam and Its varied Interests, E. A. Cudah? 3r. retires as president Oct 1. Martin has agreed to "'slffn up" for a loan of the Bank of Montreal to :he city of Montreal. He at first re- fused. Rev. Eennis J. Downey succeeds ite MET. ilsunler SB pastor of the Church of ths Immaculate Conception at Windsor, Ont. Hiss Dorothy Kllpatrlck, daughter of Prof. Kllpatrlck, of Knox College, Tor- onto, is going to Central India as a mis- sionary. Percy Wllgar, N. T. R. engineer-at Cochrane, has been appointed professor of civil at Queen's IJniver- ity, Kingston, -News has .reached England that Lieut of the late Right Hon. George "Wyndham, former ary Ior Ireland In ths Balfour sovern- raent, had been killed in action. Kitchener's decision to solve the prob- ero ot the supply of officers for the new Beers from the ranks appeals stirring- to the -Radical Labor section. The British government demand for khaki uniforms is so enormous that cloth f that- color cannot be manufactured ast enough. Orders hare been given to Manchester firms for blue serge unl- onns, which, a proportion of the recruit; News has reached Cranbrook of the death of Mrs. A. R Kutledge of Man-. ovla, Cal., from burns received in a. gxsolins explosion in her home. Mrs. utltfdge-Is a. sister of Mr. Sam Morrow, Baynes Lake, and a sister-in-law of ja. J. R- McNabb of Craabrook. Three nurses will go from Manitoba 1th tha Canadian contingent. JIIss Cecily Gait, daughter of Justice Gait; Miss Charlotte Tounghusbund, of Port- ge la Prairie, sister-in-law of Hon. Hugh Armstrong, and Miss Edith Fran- cis Hudson, of .the Victoria Order of "Curses, Among the British officers killed in rance was. Captain Bertram Stewart. f the "West Kent Yeomanry. Captain tewart was ons of the two officers -who were imprisoned In a German fortress or several months for and was ardoned by Emperor "William on the ccasion. oi "his last visit to England! .Although H Is only a month since .the Canadian government was asked by the rial authorities to purchase TVyndham, by promoting1 non- al forces of; Europe." The Kaiser, however, grown to believe that he is greater than moral forces. Be- fore the war ends he will regret that he did :not heed the warning of Bifr marck. Belgium leads the world 'in cultlvp the main roads are lined applo. and oak-.'trees, and the -acorns from the latter are industrious- ly gathered in the fall for the pigs. Next, year Belgium, like other of the countries devastated iby war, will 'be practically non-productive and -coutineiit looked to for supplying the Peoples .with. food. et some of the "hay has been already anded in France. In that short time the cabinet had to purchase the- hay, ecura presses, and have it baled and lipped, A resolution will be brought In at the Methodist General Conference to amal- gamate ihn Woman's Missionary Society with the general board of missions of the Methodist church. If this Is carried, the general board of missions will, at its animal meeting hereafter, have women present as delegates from the W. M. S. Three deaths have occurred in the Quebec military hospital of' soldiers who were In training at .Valcartier camp.' Lieut. Kellett of Brandon died of heart disease. Private Wellesly of the 77th_ Seaforth Highlanders, Vancouver, and Private J. Insley, lOlet regiment of Ed- monton, succumbed to pneumonia, each after an .Illness of short duration. It Is rumored on godd authority that General Alderson, an imperial officer with a high reputation for organization, will be placed at the head of the Can- adian expeditionary force. Throughout the" entire division there IB a tremend- ous feeling in favor of the appointment of CoL Steele, D.O.C., of Winnipeg, to the command, but it Is said in'- semi- official circles that the latter will be given command of the second contln- 'The new Labor ministry of the Aus- tralian government has been selected as follows: A. Fisher, prims, minister and treasurer; W. M. Hughes, attorney gen- eral; Arthur, minister for external af- fairs; Senator Pearcc, minister for de- fence; G. Tudor, minister for cus- toms; postmaster general; Archi- bald, minister for home affairs; Senator Gardiner, vice president of the executive council; Jeneon and Slahon and Senator Russell, honorary ministers. Only four members of the last Labor government have been chosen. Some very interesting features marked the closing hours of the'Montreal'Patri- otic Fund campaign. A- diamond ring, sent- anonymously by a widow, was sold by auction for J1009, to a Syrian merch- ant, Ballm Bosanvr, U Notre Dame St. A' puppy dog brought at auction. MaJor-'-Oonn paid for the privilpgn of naming a horse, which ha elected to DONALDSON UHE TO SCOTLAND, LOW RATES; GOOD SERVICE.; One-class cabin, only to Glasgow, and from Qlatgow; thlrd-clMs, closed cabins, Rates subject to change without notice. SAILINGS FROM MONTREAL. S.S. "LETITIA" Oct. 3rd, Get 31st All information cheerfully fur- nished by authorized ageuts, or H. E. LIDMAN, General Agent. 349 Main St., Winnipeg. call VSam Hughes." However. It wa; nnounctnl that the "horse" was a nmro ll' H. Danduruwl handed ou J250 to be permitted to cail it The mure Itself sold at ?SOO to C. Hart who presented it to the committee to use In carrying supplies. Among the subscriptions at Jtontrea to the Canadian Patriotic Fund are thi following: Sun. Lire Assurance Co. J10.' 000; OfflMe Flour Mills Co.. Ltd. 000; Canada Sugar Refinery 510.000 Molsons Brewery Montreal Cot ton Co. 55000; Allah Una Steamship Co. Ltd. 55000; Sir "William C. Van Home Sir William C. Macdonald 56000 E. J. Chamberlin M. Workman 55000; Sherwln Williams Co. ?SOOO; CIt} of Verdun S3000; Guy M. Drummom ?30QO; Crown Reserve Mines Co. Porcupine Crown Mines Ltd. Do- minion Transport Cc. C. C. Bal- tyne 52600; Brown, Montgomery and McUlchiiel Carter White. Lead Co Council of Montreal Bar 52000; W A. Black ?20flO; Henry Uorgan and Co (2090. Odd Bits of War News tVTien the British Uragoon Guards made a charge at Complegne and cap- tured several German guns, -they were accompanied by their farrier, armed onlj with his according 'to Paris despatches. And the humb e horseshoer wielded the hammer with deadly effect. Police dogs are reported to be doing jod work for the Red Cross. They have been trained to find a wounded soldier and bring his cap or some piece of his earing apparel to headquarters', then to ail a nurse to the place. Mere boys were allowed to enlist in he German army, according to the Ber- tncr Tageblatt, which reports a recruit named Scheyer, 14 years and 11 months d, and a volunteer named Blllert, 14 ears .and'nine -months old. The Kaiser's to the Condon Financial News, is to have the Inest house on Fifth Avence if he can- not bass western Europe. It declares hat he has invested heavily, but not in ils own name, .in-Americn .and may ome to America If A proclamation issued by the Chief of Police of Stuttgart says: people if this town are going mad. The streets .re crowded with old women, both in letticoats and breeches, behaving1 most inworthlly. Everybody' sees in his fel- 6w creatures Russian or French spies, thereupon' creates a great commo- ion. Clouds are taken for aeroplanes, tars for airships and cycle handles for ONEFOUR LUCKY Has Enough to Winter Stock Without. Government Assistance Supt. spits of tiie general dry season in' Southern Al- erta, Onefour district came through vitia flying colors. Ales. Lindsay re- eived a request-recently from the gov- rnment at Edmonton, asking what as- istance would 'be needed to carry the ettlers througlvtb. the next crop. He ad the pleasure of-answering that a ere .was enough feed in sight in tack and grass to winter the stock. WOMEN FROM 45 tfl 55 TESTIFY To thcMerit of Lydia EFick- ham's Vegetable Com- pound Curing Change Mfc- "I WM through the Cjunge of Life and had paraa in rny back. and side and was so weak I could hardly do my housework. I have taken Lydia table Compound and it has done me a lot of good. I will re- commtnd year med- icine to my fnenda and give you permis- sion to publish my MM. LiwnENCB MAR- TIN, 12 King St, Weatbnok, Maine. Manston, Wli. "At the Change of I anftered with pains in my back nd loins until I.could not aland. I also lad night-sweats so that the sheets would be wet I tried other medicine rat got no relief. After taking one hot- Ie of Lydia E. Finkham's Vegetable kmiponnd I began to improve and I continued its use for six months. Tha left me, 'the nlght-Bwesta and hot lashes grew less, and in one year I was i different wonhuh I know I have to thank you for my continued good health ver. since." Mrs. 11. J, BROWNELL, Mansion, Wis. The iuccees of Lydia E. Ptnkhani's Compound, from roots and hortw, ic In nek eases. If yoi want special write to tjdl. E. PInkbtm MeUdse Co. (eml- d-.tlal) Mats. letter will kc mi) tijiijnrere better times. Yours cordially, (Sgdl) LAMBERT JADOT. Remember whenever you are troubled with minor ailments of the digestive organs, that these may soon develop into more serious sickness. Your future safety, as well as your present comfort may depend on tho quickness with which you seek a corrective remedy. By common consent of the legion who have tried them, Beecbam's Pills are the moat reliable of all family medi- cines. This family remedy tones the stomach, stimulates the sluggish liver, regulates inactive bowels. Improved digestion, sounder sleep, better looks, brighter spirits and greater vitality come after the system has been cleared and the blood purified by Beecham's Pills Worth CMiiM ;