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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 22, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta [PAGE FOUR! LETHBRIDGE HERALD WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1915 fcetbbrtbae ibevalfc Hlberta DAILY AND WEEKLY. Subscription Rates: Daily, delivered, per year..... 54.00 Daily, by runll, per year...... 3.00 Weekly, by mail, per year.... 1.00 TELEPHONES: Business Office 1'252 Editorial Office 1221 W. A. Buchanan John Torrance Managing Director Business Manager four King and Country Need "V ou Right Now. ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR The situation on the Russian front where the Germans have seissd Yllna and are threatening the railway lines on which the Russians are depending for a safe retreat, is. not inlte hope- less for the Cziir's troops, who have been able to extricate them- selves from the encircling armies of the Kaiser. It now becomes appnvmfe that iho Teutons, feli'ns to cat of thy Rus- sians at Vilna, will strive for the much bigger prize of cutting off the whole communication system of- the Rus- sian armies by seizing the railway lines leading to Minsk, and investing that city, v.ttiich is a railway junction. Germany has allowed the publica- tion of the announcement that her borne in mind that the rule from Mortlach nnd Quill Lafce, for exam- is 11.40 cents per bushel, from 14.40 cents, from Zealandln 13.SO contB, ml from Cnrdston IS cents lo Fort William, it is not sur prising that tho prices of wheat iu the country are fast dropping below even the smallest margin of profit. Tho Hoa. Martin Burroll, Minister of AsrlculU.ro, speaking at Toronto on September S. said it was not at all prohaole that the government would seriously consider buying tho whvle wber.t crop. In tho nest paragraph he "congratulates the farmers of the country on the way they nave fulfilled their part of the war by supplying Mod for the men actively engaged at the and concluded his remarks with the message that "the Prime Minister, while abroad, consulted with the British Admiralty, and arranged for tho safe transportation across the Atlantic of the Canadian crops.'1 Sir George Foster, two days later, in the sa.me city of Toronto, spoke of tho low price of wheat, hut intimated that the farmers must bsar their share of the 'burdens of the war. The West has'fulfilled her shara ot the contract and has produced every- thing in abundance. Is it unreason- able, therefore, that she should asic: "Has the government fulfilled Its im- plied, u" not absolutely pledged, share oi tho contract, namely, the providing of the means for transporting this pro- Suction'to This is not a time, continues the Free Press, when we should have to 'asS what arrangements have been made to move the crop. This whole question should have received the earnest attention of the government SLOW PKOGKESS BY GERMANS INT RIGA liEGION troops have commenced their drive throush -Serwa to so to the relief Of j aEo, and all the necessary ma- the Attacks are now being; chtnery to take care of the produc- made bv troops concentrated along marketing should have been the Austrian frontier. In view of this, ready .-before the first car oi grain the attitude of Bulgaria is being aweit-; ed with interest, Serbians are mass-: ing along the Bulgarian frontier. even .yet been made, there is surely not a moment to lose. ?ed to Fort XVK'iiam. If this had done, there would never have the unprecedented droy ia the _________________j price of wheat which has taken place, THE PROBLEM OF (and if, as' there now seems to be THE HOUR grave reason for believing, definite .Under the above caption, the Man- [and adequate arrangements have not itoba Free Press takes occasion to point out that with ocean freight at 30 cents per bushel for wheat, and j per head for steers, the producers of) the West are warranted in being anx-j ious for some definite information as: to the arrangements said to have been j made for boats to carry Canadian pro- duce to Britain and the .rates. be charged for the service. "When.the.. announcement came from Great Bri-; tain, preceding the return of Sir Rpb-_ ert Borden, that he ha'd succeeded in making arrangements for the trans- portation of the grain, there was a; general feeling of relief, and this was Map from London Sphere emphasizes the small progress made the Germans at the northernmost eii.l of r eastern line. The lint? fit the edge of the shaded portion is that of August 22nd. The line to- the right Is the battk'irunt of September 13th. Riga and its key Ifrlcdrtelistadl are uataken as are Dvlnsk and Vilna. OFFICEES WHO AEE INVISIBLE AT NIGHT PICKED UP IN lASSiNGdm FOR THE BUSY MAN .Over 50 Lakefield, Ont., men enlisted to date..' Brome .County, Quebec, voted, cut booze.' I 0r. a prominent- resident j of Birtle, Man., is dead. Bvron White, largely interested in, C. died at Spokane. j contest at Gladstone, N. J., In Dorothy. Johnson swatted 27G.G6S flits.'' A New York firm has sent 000 fuse plugs for shrapnel shells to the allies." Since war hesan, nearly re- cruits have enlisted in Hastings County. Ex-President Taft has just observ- ed his 58th birthdav, and J. J. Hill jhis 77th. ba' Toys made by destitute artists increased his arrival in Ca- nada, he repeated the statement that had arrived previously by cable. days have slipped by, no definite satisfactory statement has been given to the public. A statement has been made by Mr. Cochrane, minister of railways, that 3s not reassuring to Western farmers. It was that ships had been provided up to the 1st of October, and after that a. new arrangement would uiuuc u> made. If really- the condition j Paris, are beir.g sold in New York to j of affairs at the- present, says the; aid the makers. d Free Press, there is cause for serious j wm enter disquiet on the..part.of Western pro-; the ministry in Kentucky.' ducers. Any arrangement of ships j- The-deed of a new church at New does not tcarry past October li Albany, 'Kr., forbids the use of all means virtually- that, so far as "i the 56th at Sar- iWestern crop is- concerned, no ar- CM, a bridegroom of a week, is dead. These phantom uniforms will enable the wearer to insoect the trenches tangemeot -whatever has been made He was buried with military honors, in the open at night without fear of being shot. This 13 the- strangest inven- At the present time, owing to thresh- The British War Office, it is under-, tion of the war. j .-.stood, will purchase large nuantities. Ing having teen delayed by o( hav> oats and other forage in Can-! boats have been held .up ati ada fall., j Rev. J. Day, Baptist preaeter, sold Rather than 30 to the poor Fort William, waiting for cargo. Itj.-The organizatioji at o! a tract oi land at Petersburg, Ya., at North Attleboro, Mass., (CONTINUED mm .FnnvT PACK) I citizens should lie appealed to in this order, IMnyor Hartlic, who came in late, started something of a storm by cri- ticizing ,the method proposed to raise ths Dieney. He rlasssd himself in the latter class referred .to, saving he I not a believer in the Y.M.C.A, I as at present operated, but will- ling to contribute, but belie veil tliatj his class should lie the last upprnlCu to; Permit Smoking R. A. Smith, one of the principal speakers of the evening, had some- thing to say about allowing the pri- vilege o( smoking in the institution, saying this should he permitted that those young men who were not mem- bers anti who enjoyed this habit should be induced to make the insti- tution their home in the evenings. Much more so, should this be -the case, when the bars were closed up next year. Several of the directors expressed themselves in of this idea, say- ing that they bad already decided that should the institution be kept open, a smoking and reading room combined was to lie provided. N. THE VICTROLA AND THE 1 The Book-keeper says: "I'm always 'in balance' now. Driven to death at the office by day, I thoroughly enjoy my evenings. Since I got the Vidlrola, the easy evenings balance the hard days. i "l appreciate the things the boss says to his friends about his now. Mine isn't as big .as his but it suits our home. It doesn't hurt my bank balance for it's easy to pay... Lauder v records are my favorites I think his 'I Love a Lassie' is all right. You can buy double-sided Vidtor Records for 9iSceach.' Vidtrola IX With 15 IW-iocll. Viaoi (30 .election, jam own Sold on easy if desired Other Vichola! (rora to caiy, payments, if d-sired) >t any "Hit dealer in any town or city in Canada. Write for (tee copy o( our lisling'over 6000 Victor Recordi. BERLINER GRAM-O-PHONE CO- LIMITED Lenoir Street, Montreal DEALERS IN EVERY TOWN AND CITY Be sure and look for this trade mark. Victor m Home 'Products Sweden Won't Surrender Claim CONTINUED FBOM FRONT PACIK) many, hut we should'then be parti- san to England. "As to tlie assertion that our im- ports have increased 'beyond our own capacity Tor-consumption since tho .beginning of the -war, this is not gen- erally true. Out poor harvest and of a tract oi land at Petersburg, V would' take boats after me-Sportsmen's Battery (the for for which he paid a few McAfee; 75, lit a 'dynamite cap and now a question of appealing to the is iio'.v' being proceeded with under hundred dollars. killed himself. least ten days to j 6or3 Jn goutham. )_____________________ ___ reach Montreal by water, and it is j The death is announced oi Cardinal; r 'WstionaMe if very ranch faster time j Beonedetto Lorenzelli, of going at it the wrong way, appeal ______________________........ I inp; lo the wrong people first. Mr. .__ iMcKc-nzie pointed "out that there was no danger "of those who were already members not doing thfir share. It was now a question of appealing to the j citizens generally. Mayor liardie said there should be a thorough audit of could be made if they were unloaded at the lower ports and the grain was subsequently ukea to Montreal .by (rain. That would mean September prefect of the Dfi .Ja's; U. Curtiss, surfean-t tain of theJSth Regiment, St. Tho-! mas, has onered his services to the' 1 23 at .east before any of this wheat j arv was the would be ready for ocean sailing. sentence .mated out to George San- Dominion government ministers, In-! ford, aged 50, of Osliawa, Ont., for cludinE Sir Robert Borden, Sir Georse Foster, and the Hon. Martin Bur- have been making speeches at the opening of fairs and at various tor of Bridge St. Methodist church, Belleville, has accepted a call to thei Metropolitan church, Victoria, B.C. pubiic luncheons in which they d, W. ofla- plore the low price for Western j z clause v-ollld be em! Tfheat, and speak of it as uncontrol- j bodied ir- all shell contracts, lable, and In n-ore than one instance Father Crociata fhe blajne for the low price has been iaid on the heavy crop oh the Ameri- can sio> The real factors in" the low prices ire undoubtedly undue boosting of fliir crop, the present high ocean freights, and. the very, limited outloofc for boats. Steamers chartered within the last days have cost, as has fceen previously 30." cents a Sushel for wheat. The penalty in tiiB.nge at the present time Is practi- cents a bushel; taking the rate at M.66. Allowing the freight rate' on wheat from- Virden in Manitoba, for ftxamplei 9 cents tp Fort William, from Fort William.to Montreal unost cuurcn at unieman, succeeamg: Rev. Father de Lestre. who has been transferred to Vancouver. L. H. Dampier, manager of the Bask o( Commerce at Strathroy, Ont., for 28 years, is retiring. J. L.; Walton, of Parry Sound, succeeds' -The distinction of being the young-! Bst sergeant-major in the armies of; the Emnire is hy an Ottawa! boy, Ctt.or-Ser.ffoaul-Major A-. Kirlt-i wood, of the Fourteenth Battalion.' He is just 19 years of age. j There is a little village way outi in the.heart of Hritlsh Columbia and! it undoubtedly holds the record til Canada when it cotr.es to for! the] matter of raising recruits for over-j .seas service. That, village is Wal- and it nestles on the bank ot And f.cuntn for insurance and "the--Thompson river, a few miles h urges, and 1% cents'.'.war risV, it cottft cents per bushel from to When it low Kainlfiops. Out of 67 men phy- sicall) fit for military 47 already -gone, whiie others ace .talking very favorably. "And his family were sold into bondage" When he died the creditors and the, holder of the mortgage on the farm seized everything. The family drifted to the city: the girls wentintp service; the boys got jobs on the street old home and farm passed into strange hands. An insurance policy in the Life would have held together the home that meant so much to that man's family. But he neglected they were left to pay. the price of his neglect. A policy for sufficient to protect your home will cost comparatively little. Having, it, you will know you have done your best for those you love. It will be sure protec- tion for them, and a good investment for you if it be issued by the CANADA LIFE'S Wilson Skeith Let hbrldfle. COMPANY esTAeusneo IS47 export to Germany of ownhoine manufactures or of the articles which are not placed on the Swedish pro- hibitory although England may think that the export is excessive- hut I may say without violating the ut I may crecy of the negotiations lating which still under way that the chief ob- stacle is the question of the excen- thc books of the organization to see tions which we "are bound to make to This had not jour'prohibitory export list way of special licenses granted just wheHe it stood, been done. S. S. Dunham spoke manner of the necessity of all tha which are absolutely citizens pulling together to tide over t-he present difficult times. There is a stirring! Germany. In order to get supplies "Most of Sweden's exports to Ger- many are not articles directly con- nected with military affairs. England cannot ask us to cut down our meat exports to for- that is one of our chiet industries. .The.kind of copper and- thin; hides which Sweden sends to Germany arc not available for military purposes. Nor can there be any criticism of our timber and wood pulp cxporte'-to' Germany. All- these arc the products of home indus- no alternative, lie said, this organiza- tion must be kept going. The people neccssary" to try, and most of'the things which we we must sivc to Germany some j send to Germany ate for the civiliaa the articles on our forbid- rather than when the attention of Mr. den list. It troubles the English lc- eausfi we cannot produce statistics had their money invested, it was the I showing the exact amount and char- people's own money, and as a busi-jactsr of goods shipped to Germany at- under these conditi ness proposition they could not ford to let it go under. He spoke o! the-effect the closing of tie institution .would have. The was catcd to. the fact that no sup- plies destined for Germany were ar- riving in .Sweden- and-that therefore The puhlica'- I the question of allowing equal f rivi- tion of such lieures would 'lead To icecs'of transit for supplies for Rus- obvioua difficulties. sia arid thasc-of- Germany could hara- Moreover, we cannot guarantee, ly arise, he replied that, that did not Wie building would be a monument! as Kngland would like to have us i alter the case, since, it were to the lack of public spirit of the that supplies will not under any England's .interference with her com- It was useless to appeal for conditions be sent into .Germany. Not! mcrcc supplies would find a natural large subscriptions at the present we suiter from not being transit through: Sweden Jnto wer- pres time, but the people must carry it along until times improved "If we pull together and give out- siders the impression that we are op- timistic and public-spirited enough to keen institutions like this going, we will be more liable to attract at- tention of Hie rnnnied people when they come to invest their money in this country when times improve." The committee will, meet .this week to get their campaign under way. At an Informal meeting ot the, com- mittee held after the big meeting ad- journed, Mayor Hardle was backed tip against the wall, and made to defend bis statement that was not a be- liever in tho Y.M.C.A. In Ihe vern'nc ular, "a hot time was had" for a few minutes. The Mayor said he did not believo the Y.SI.C.A. was reaching the people it should, that it often an- tagonized where it should (lo other- wise. The directors present in plain terms that the Y.M.C.A, stood for high principles of citizenship, and these could not be sacrificed for tho iikG oi securing members. ablc to get what we need from Ger-lmany. Are Your Children Learning to Save Money? Each maturing son and daughter should have a personal Savings Account In the Union Bank of Canada, with opportunities to save regularly, and training In how to expend money wisely. Such an education in thrift and saving wii! provii In later life OF CANADA LETHBRIDGE-BRANCH GRASSY LAKE BRANCH G. R. TINNING, MlfUget H. E. SANDS, Acting Miniger ;