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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 23, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR IHF -LETHBRIDGB DAILY HERALD WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, ttbe Sletbbvtoge Ibevalb Hlbevta 4? DAILY AND WEEKLY SUBSCRIPTION RATES Dally, delivered, per year..... by mail, por year.....- .Vftokiy. by mail, per TELEPHONES Business Oflico Editorial Office......... W A. Buchanan John Torranct Managing Dlrecior Business Manager 1224 THE PRESENT POSITION Although we know that tho Rus- Bians are doing good work in Galicia, and making It easier for a conoen trated march into Gemma territory our interest is (or the time afc'rirWS in the gigantic in France Here, undoubtedly, Is the turning 'point oE tho whole campaign, and'-vic- tory for the Allies win assure tee cur- tailment of tho war. With "a foresight which shows the nature of the foe, and of them no easy matter, the Germans hare fallen carefully entrenched and-prepared for any cnsTgency that may arise. Fron- tal attacks seem for the timejojhare. taken a pause, and commanders on either side are clererly endeavoring to .outwit one another with flaniing rnoveineats. The reports are meagre, but lent to Indkate that what little .-ad-1 vantage has been gained rests with the Allies. General Kluck on enemy's right has withdrawn some: what to Moaa, and on the right of AlUed Hna, towards Yerdun, the en- emy has also giveujtvar, being push- ed Jjartially across tho border. On the centre, by Kieims, offence and defence rase strenuously, with the opposing forces in an artillery duel endeavoring to make a cleaTage in either line 10 as to: detach the main body from the support ef their respective wings. NEWSPAPERS SUFFER LOSSES These are money losing days for the newspapers throughout the world. An English newspaper Just now is, re- duced in size and practically without advertising of any kind. In Paris the European edition of the New York -Herald laer-eased the price to help pay the losses from advertising. In Canada advertising has fallen off heavily in all the newspapers and iave increased, on ac- count of the heavy telegraphic toHt for news It IB from the adver- tising a. newspaper gets its revenue, and the fact that the sales of news- papers on the streets has increased is nu .proof that war makes money for the .publishers as some people foolishly- fcslieve. The .price charged for a newspaper to the newsboys or. the subscribers direct is not sufficient to pay for the production of the paper provide profit. People look to the newspapers for andTthe more1" caa get the better they are -pleased- In the case of nearly every paper pub- lished In. Canada today war news is being supplied at a loss to tho Ushers. The'telegraphic tolls hare increased heavily, while ths revenue has dropped oE to a much greater test Some foolish persons imaging a of the war newe and never passes over a telegraph .wire. The news may occasionally read as though it was faked up, (but it cornea 'over- the wiras nevertheless, and the newspapers have to pay the toll for it, whether good: or bad. Ta war times there are people who hare nothing else to do but crltlclie. If their ideas "were carried out the" enemy -would have been .routed long ago. "Were they running a news paper they would have column upon column of more.-war -news than the papers are now providing, and they would maruiiacture the money to pay for it, too. Then, as for serving the country, they talk about the other fellow's failure-to enlist, but forget their own casa entirely Pity these hadn't something better to em- ploy their brains If the war con- tinue? long tney are liable to land in ihe chronic kicker ward in an asylum. Col. Henry tha militant American, and editor of the Kentucky, Courier- is in accord 'with Dr. C. A., presi- dent emeritus Harvard in his view. 'No man can uphold the German and remain a good American." 2ouldl-we. say -better ourselves? The officer who is so keen to. fight the enemy that he is wuilaff- in the ranks, is a real patriot. There are many cases of the kind In Canada ii this war. rn England we find sons 6t prominent men serving as non- commissioned .officers. One of the sergeants in King Edward's Horse is a son of Sir-Edward Carson. BRITAIN NEEDS HORSES Tho recent purchase made in the west of noises for the British arm> will not the It.-is intimated that a certain number of horses will be purchased regularly throughout the west.'' According to degpttches, shortage o[ cavalry horses. Is causing British army omuialR much uneasiness Pox hunting in England and Ireland has encouraged the breeding of light mounts" but unfortunately officers from continental armies have visited the leading English and Irish lain) for shears and bought the most select sad- fdlers. Belgium and France have nothing of paying for e. mount" for an officer, while Iniyjew jEngllnh army have 'tk'.intri authorized to pay more ihu tJW. Furthermoiifc foreign buyers have' paid a higher prlcu tor three year olds than the English buy- ers would 'pay for four year olds, the age demanded by the Eniiisb. annjt. Germany, Italy and "have annually sent offlcers to England to purchase fine mounts. The EOfllaa papers very frankly admit the con- tinental cavalry officers are far -bet ter judges of horses than buyers for the English army, and to pay htoher prices. In addition to biotas mounti 'in Ireland, tha armies have also imported class mares from Ireland ana them in" brinsing up the their remount stables. Tha farmers In.thlSi country with suitable Varies a ready, market for some m it would pay many of them if they. devoted attention in tho fiitlura to'tfcs breeding of army remounto. you can possibly spare a remember tins herolo -Belgians. The simcoe -Reformer suggests that all war -poetry first "the British.. censors. A afford' to be censored- rco nition. The London Daily Chronicle terms the official denial that Russian troops have brought through England to the continent as the greatest If "spoof means joke, we entirely agree. There seems to be absolutely no Question that the Sus- slan troops did pass through England, though officially the Press Bureau may know nothing about 3ut it's "spoof nevertheless. P 'ICKED UP IN ASBING FOR THE BUSY MAN to for Canada tho call for.mcuirt vrms and It. Porclval KUout, only son of P. F> MA qut, and Airtraw only wn o tho late kifcjor BwiyoB. yensral of U art tin younr Canadians who have for ad Donald Ctunu-OB wn of tht member toe beta od n lieutenant la the Cameron Later to "the Montr Patriotic Fund Includtd the taUpwIi -HoUlnrer MlnM, JuiUcM et: Supreme Cturt ot Quebec Sir Qrohaxi A. Orttr' fiOOO Dorval Jockey Club S5000; La ivtnclal Qaeettu and employees mplojfeee Montreal L. _H; ft P. of C. T. Vlau Allan JS5QO; Ames. Hold. 'fh.-.xfb'Creedr Co..Ltd. Imperial Oil (part) J3600; Montreal Syr- Colons- SS10Q; Miss Dow J20QO; Can- Express Ltd. ?2000; L. H. Tlmmlns H. B. Amos and mother" ?300Q: H, Blrks Sons Despatches say that Belgians ru SB els to be treated ns Louvain It is reported that aM the Important-pub- lic building's. Including: the Palais de and tha largest and most import- ant private residences, have already" been mined by'the Germans, In preparntloi blowing them up, while the school ie3..and many other. buildings been with straw ready for thy submarines says "Our fleet is .nccessar ly exposed to icae dangers. U has to wait upon Ac pleasure of the enemy. It dare not wait too far away, because the Noirth Sea Is small and could bo quickly traversed by hostile fleets, risks must be run and we need aot fear that our men will shrink he- ore them. Nevertheless, death dealt hand is the most dotes-1 ile of all. 'TWs disaster will rouse-the Brit-! sh fieot to act as nothing else could hare done, and the score of this sub- marine attack may prove the death knell of the German navy." SOUNDS LIKE A FAIRY TALB A German-submarine recently made a reconnoitering cruise to the Scot- tish, coast according to a letter writ- ten hy a German sAilor and publish- ed -in the German newspapers. She ten days absent from her base and went all' along the English coast at times under water and passed un- der a British "It was the pietticst the sailor wrote, "up there like1 a lot of peaceful lambff, lay the English squadron without a care and as if. there were no German sea wolves in armored clothing. For two hours we lay there under water on the outposts. We could with ity'tiaTe succeeded in fetching under a big cruiser. But we must uOt, so "So wcftt on patrolling. Our boat had fur- ther work to do." War Map Free As long as the supply lasts we will give' to: every man wno fills out and returns the coupon below, a handy pocket map of Europe. This map shows all points mentioned in daily war news. Call or write f or a copy to-day. Name..........................................Age...... Occupation............................................. Married or THE IMPERIAL LIFE Auurance Company of Canada HEAD OFFICE TORONTO J. B. Willie, District Manager, Letttridge 1 BJinir: aiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHiimmimniimiminiiiiiir; Valcartier Military Camp A-Mly eouippod branch has opened nt Military Camp at the accommodation ot the Overseas Forces Transfer of monies to and from the Military Camp trUl by. all branches ot the UNION-BANK OF CANADA, fret i'nforniation as to the new branch the forwarding and depositing B( money, will be furnished: GRASSY LAKE BRANCH A. B. KING, Acting Manager LETHBRIDGE BRANCH G. R. TINNING, Manager East Kootenay Regiment Under Paring a. corn brings only brief relief. And there is danger in it. The.way to end corns is with Blae-jmy. It stopt the piin instantly. Then it loosent tha corn, and in 48 hours the corn comes out. u applied in a moment From that time on you will corn. LMTC it on for two until it itemlr corn. "Then lift tha corn out. There will be no pain or nfes, BItic-jay has ended lixtjr million cwni. half the corns in the country now ended in this war. Them is nothing tUe Kke it, And no man who will- even mggett any Way for dealing with corns. Blue-jay For Coriu 11 Hi n Cranbrook, B.C., Sept. The Jirat two cbmpaniea ol tie Kootenay were here "today, and already 64 fcave neen. In. They be known as O and D coidpanies Bach conslita tit 60 men and officer! 81: additional companies will be olide tfom Pernle, Elfco, and At an early date rifles and equipment will be on hand. All the men are In for three years and drill will be trl-weekly. Following ire the Huiijerford Pol- len' C company, Captain It B. Davis, W. HaWall and H h Bourne; D company, Capta.m C P Us- dale, Lieutenants Wm. Harris, Hor- tce Veaiiii JtliimentaJ Quartermaster- Sergeant Allen Marclart. Lieut McKay of fernie bo first in command of this eight com- pany regiment, with headquarters at FerniK Wealthy BC. Men to Raise Mounted Corps Ottawa, Sept Btitlsh Colum- bia is to have another corps at the rrnnt. of Hihtia tes autbonzed Col. Jas. McDonnel, a Vnncouier to proceed at once with organization of a mounted cotpS of some 500 men, of wliom will expert riders and crack shots', they will .be recruited carelulty in intrtlor of two prov- him and will WlloW the first con- tingent to England. Col. McDonnell, who has.WW at Ottawa and Valcar- tier IB connec'tion 'with the matter, has arranged witli few associate1! to beat ihe whole Cost of cquiilmcnt A .prominent citizen of Vancouver donated a of machine guns which ulll be takoo with the A'TMOUQHT TODAY Cowards die many times before thtlr -dMttli; the valiant never Mate of dfJfN COMINQ NEARER. Trains on Weyburn Line Will R'tach Oovtnlcck Octobar; 1 )nefour, Sept. flo Bask., on tie line, will be connected wltli the out- aide world. by rail- connauaMttlon by tha end of this month Alex. Lindsay, secretary of the un- ion TT.F.A., has: Just .returned from croes-CAuntry trip to that place, and states that tliollrst train will arrive in Govenlock oniOctoberil. 5 ORffS SEAL BRAND COFFEE SATISFIES. CHASE SANBOftN MONTMAI.. H ;