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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 23, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER THE LETHBRiIDGE DAILY HERAfcW PAGE FIVE That tho farmers In Alberta liro not Betting a square dcnl from tile rail- ways, is tho opinion of a prominent shipper of livestock, residing near Barons, who was In tiio city tills morn- Ing. In addition to the complaint tone, by a Seattle livestock man buy- lug in the south, that tho C.P.R. Would not extend yard null loading facill' ties for stock bound tor American markets, ami that they would not dou- ble-dock cars for American buyers, this stockman claims that there is practically no use in trying to buy southern Alberta stock on account of the revolting of the rate formerly in effect. Tills rate, from points in Al- berta to Soattle, was 08 cents a hun- dred, and the cost ol shipping a car to that place was approximately This tariff has been taken off, so tliat the cost now is in the neighborhood of A rate of cents a hun- dred applies from here to Sunms, and Jrom there to the Seattle yard the lo- cal rates apply, making the cost almost prohibitive. The- farmer interviewed by the Her- ald states that this has practically knocked out all sales to American buyers, that the buyers are removiufi from the field, and that tlie southern Alberta farmer Is losing a valuable and profitable market, solely through the treatment tendered by the rail- way. This same farmer, whoso name Is withheld for very proper reason, thinks that Lethbridge'is neglecting a fine opportunity to establish a per- manent livestock market and yards. Much of the stock that is ultimately sold to American buyers for shipment to coast markets, Is shipped to Cal- gary from the south, and thence back again over the same trail, to Seattle nnil Spokane, tlie cost of sucii doubl- ing -back being paid by the farmer, to the advantage of the railway. RETLAW Mrs. JIosc "VVhealan has been very sick tlie past week, and liopcs for her recovery were almost despaired of. But wo are glad to report that sho is some better at this writing. Mr. anil Mrs. Frank Carpenter, who have "been visiting friends., started buck to Iowa last Monday. They were much surprised to find the country looking BO good for a dry year, and were pleased with tlie climate and soil, and said we would have one of the finest fanning districts in America and that land values were bound to go up hete as they have done: in, other places. Oscar Nelson is fixing up his house, oh "ails farm, and .will move b'ack tliere and farm his land himself next year. The O.P.K. contsructlon Head engin- eer left Retlaw .loot week. The com- pany are doing away'with his services here for this.year. What little 'threshing there "was to do in this district is done, and farm- ers are now 'plowing for next year's crop. It's too bad wev have not enough, feed now we need it. Some oC our farmers are selling their 6-weeks'-old pigs for cash. A year ago there was a good demand for them at each. Our-machine men report a good trade on plq'ws. TJiey are giving next year's terms on them. This should be done on all machinery. If the farmer ]ias no crop he can't pay anything; this year.1 Rhinehart has moved his pool hall into'the, opera hall, one door south of the Retlaw.Hotel.. His old place.of business will be used for a dance hall. Reports coming from the north and east fey "their crops are not as good aa last year, and the best wages for a man is per day and board. Mr. E. A. Everett says his potato crop is fully as good as last year, If not better. He sent a sample of'four potatoes that would average about ond pound each, to let the'people in Iowa see what we call a total failure. i SCENE OF WORLD'S GREATEST BATTLE The armies of the 'Czar have won a great victory at Zamose, 70 miles north ot Lomberg, They have also severed that Austrian city from Buk- ovlnia in the south by cutting the railway forty milca away, The city has since ibeen captured. R. C. Hoskins, manager the- International Corporation the lutoraational Hurveutor Co., and J. F. Jonee, sales manager of the head of- fice at Chicago, were callers In ttioj city today, on their annual' western tour. Mr. Hosluns stated that coiloctipns In tho west are coining In much botj ter than was anticipated In face, of stringent conditions, owing tp tho high prices tho -farmers are getting for tihelr wheat. Ho is somewhat sorry to see tho evidences of drought la parts of south- ern Alberts, but states that the com- Montreal, Quo., Sept. were taken today by leading French Canad- ians toward raising and sending to the front 6000 meii of that nationality. The movement is supported by the ju- diciary and the-bishops of the prov- nce. Hon. Rodolphe LemieuK this evening, after exchanging views with Sir Wilfrid Laurier, said that he had every hopo that the French-Canadian unit would bo raised. He added.that the- leading public men of both parties would follow the example of Prime Minister Asnuith. -and Arthur Ba'ifour in England, and take the platform in (he interest oE a recruitine campaign from one end of the province to tlie other. PLUSES PEOPLE Pretoria, SViutn Africa, via- London, Sept. decision; of General Botha, premier of the Union of South Africa, to take the field personally in command against the forces of Ger- many, has aroused-much enthusiasm here.. The government, in its. announc- ment says it is aware that.many citi- zens are anxious with the Bri- tish forces on the continent.: But-the Imperial government considers. that priority should be given to the South, African military requirements. Natal and the. Orange Free State 111 contribute their quota to Genera' Botha'S'army. SANG "RULE ;BRITANNIA" American Sailors Joined Chorus of Tommy Atkins 'London, Sept Times-corres pendent in France describes an. inci- dent at Havre when the "United States cruiser Tennessee lay in the .harbor and' a British transport, the decks of which were .thronged with soldiers, passed her. 'The American cruiser dip- ped the Stars and StrineK, and sudden- ly the British Tommies broke into "Rule, Britannia." says" the correspondent, "an amazing thing happened. I heard and was thrilled by it. -The bronzed Amer- lean sailors took.up the rolling chorus: 'Rule rules the waves, Britons never, never shall be slaras; "It was the most brotherly act I .have ever Ypu Can Help Keep Canadian Factories Going by buying Canadian-made goods. Your money remains in Canada, keeping Canadian people employed. pany has not lost any of Its faith in this portion pf tho world, and that it I is not the company's policy to deal: harehly with farmers who have no crop. The I. II. C. is feeling the effects of tho war along with practically every other business. Conditions iu .the Un- ited States are almost an bad as they are in Canada, but Mr. Honkins looks for a change in the near future, and when it comes, ho expects to see a period of prosperity such as never has been equalled, in both tbo United States and Onnada. The International officials left this afternoon for Medicine liat. AS THE WAR STOOD THIS MORNING Along the battle line in France re- ports indicate that while fighting is still progressing no great gains imvo been made by either side, and that the critical period, when one side or the other ia to be returned .victorious, is still to come. The Russians are reported to have taken the fortified town of Jaroslau, on the San River, northwest of Przem- yal, and a Rome dispatch discredits the Montenegrins with having captur- ed from the Austrians Sarayevo, cap- ital of Bosnia. in Africa, the British have repulsed the Germans in an attack in their eastern the Germans re- treating with losses. General Louis Botha, the famous Case Against Herman Weirmeir by Rogers Case Also Hostesses tomorrow Mrs. G. A. Wilson, 634 Ninth St., when Mrs. T. Brymner will re- ceive with the hostess. Little Miss Daisy Holmes, Nine- teenth street north, was the success- ful winner of tlio Galbraith school music test (or the spring of MM, receiving her honors yesterday in (lie iorm oi thrco beautiful music books. Mr. and Mrs. James Wallwork re- turned home yesterday afternoon from a three months' trip abroad. They were accompanied by Mrs. M Tolan, of Montreal, who will be their guest tor some time. 3 Miss Ada Currie is visiting with the Misses Uurric, 211 Ten and a half street, Hillhurst, Calgary. Miss UcNab, Spencc-street, Winni- peg, is spending a few clays in Cal- gary, on her way. to visit her grand- mother, Mrs. Jas. McNab, Macleod, Alberta, The many friends of Mr. T. B. Jen- kinson, "Seven 'Persons Me- dicine Hat, will be very sorry to learn that his- only brother, Captain B. Jenkinson, of the Kifle Brigade, aide-de-camp to Sir Horace Smith- fas killed re- His Lordship Justice iu on istered-his first .conviction yesterday; rjon.jcil (Iljs w afternoon in a criminal case, when mI cent, at tlle jtollt_ the case of Rev vs. Hubnaru, charged! (japtaln was the oldest with .thclt, found the accused sm o[ Geol-gc and Lady Jcnkin- guilty. Ilubbarti, some time in May, 1914, son, of Bast-wood Park, FalfltU, Gloucestershire, and a nephew of the arrived in Lethbridgc, anil represent- p-itzharding. ing as agent for tlie Great West Life Assurance Co., wrote life TOASTED CORN FLAKES is tlie onty article bearing the KELLOGG name that is "Made in All others are made outside of this country and do not help our working people. r KEEP YOUR MONEY IN CAIVADA KELLOGG'S TOASTED CORN FLAKES Made in London, Ontario, Canada Boer general, and now premier of South Africa, has taken over supreme ,lliju JJ41l, __., command of the Brritish operations on Albert Hall, taking against German southwest Africa. itiierefor promissory notes covering It is reported the French are again hthe premium. The cvidDr.ce showed tiubbard was not an accredited of the company, and that the money for the policy was never 'turn- ed in'to the company's treasury. In- summing up foe evidence, His Lordship stated that if Huhbard was an acent of the -company he acted wronelv, so the question oi whether tl t 'bombarding tho important Austrian seaport of Cattaro, in Dalmatia. BRITISH ENGINEERS IN HEROIC ROLE Mr. T. B. Jenkinson is at present on 'his way to the front, .having join- ed ihe Royal Canadian Dragoons, at Valcartier. The president of the Canadian Wo- man's Hospital fund is in receipt of the following telegram "I am asked to inform you that her majesty the queen, has gracious- ly consented to become patrones's of the Canadian Women's hospital. Duchess of Connaught." wrongly, so the question oi wnvmei, nuchess ot Connaugnt." Tvyelve of Them Sacrifice Their Llv-es J or not he was, an accredited agent j Alihollgn SlOQ.OGO was asked, in Order to Blow Up a Bridge was of minor importance. He there- amount contributed has reached Across the Aiene River Havre, France, Sept. blow- ing up of the 'bridge oyefc.the Aisne at Sclssous in the long retreat from Jlons was accomplished after, eleven British engineers, one by one, had given their lives in a vain 'effort to light the fuse. A. twelfth man tried and died, but not unti'J after he had accomplished his mission; .The story of heroism equalling that displayed at the destruction of the gates pf Delhi was. told .here tuuay by Gastoa Bos- sier, a private in-tho 6th Culrasseurs, better known as a'singer at the Comedie Francaise. ft "JVe were together, Cuirasseurs of France and the British. Royal En- he says, retreated across the Aisne at the tables 'were turned by the battle ed rapidly, trying to rush masses of soldiers across. Bridge after bridge had to be blown up. The German sharpshooters were firing at lis from a clump of trees, and tlie mitrailleuses were working havoc among the-Allies "Suddenly a party of British engin- eers rushed toward .a bridge. They lost heavily, but succeeded in laying powder sufficient to destroy it. Be- fore they could lignt it all of them were killed. .We waited .ivhilo an- other party ofr brave' engineers crept near tlie bridge: They took to cot er but -thatGemiaiis got-tile range, arid continued a deadly ;fire. .''T.hen we-Frenchmeh. watched what we must remember to our dying day. One engineer suddenly dashed.alone toward the fuse. Ho was killed before he reached half way there. A second followed and fell almost upon, the body of his comrade. A third a fourth and a fifth ran in succession the gauntlet of merciless German fire and met the same death. In the same way each followed his comrades, until eleven had been killed. 'The German fire seemed to slack- en for an instant, and.in that instant the bridge was blown up, for the twelfth man, dashing across tho space lined with bodies of his comrades, reached the fuse and lighted it. The bridge went up with a roar as the en- gineer fell before the German lifle shots." Bossier was a prisoner of the Ger- mans for some time, but was rescued' the British. He told shocking de- vils of German cruelties which he personally witnessed. Ho himself, al- ;hougli' wounded in the leg, was drag- ged on his knees .with his hands.tied jshind him, whiles lancer thrust his ance against his back. Drivers of transport waggons often cut at him with their whips as be passed, fore found the accused guilty and de- icrrcd sentence- until Thursday moru- iii'T at 10 The case of Hex vs. Rogers, charg ed with poisoning-11 hogs, the prop- city of O. T. Lathrop, was dismiss- ed, the Crown'to withdrawing the charge alter it had been learned that the principal', CroWn 'witness, Beck- with, could not tie found. It is al- that he'' leftfHrhB country as the U" S author were qn his trail. In the case.of .Rex..5vs. Henry Wier- meU', the Germ an-Canadian charged with carrying burglarous tools, was also dismissed, tihe Crpwn withdraw- ing the charge-. The session is dealing with case of Rex vs. Mclvor, a Taber case in which thevaccused is charged with criminal offences against little girls. The case is a salacious one, and'is being held behind closed doors. French Gunner Taps Wire; Blows Up German Train London, Sept. Mail's war correspondent states that.'lie. heirs that two trains of badly, needed Ger- man reinforcements were blown up Between Peronne and St. Quentin through the feat of a. French gunner, who managed to tap a telephone wire connecting two Oefirian stations. By this means he gainsi .the information that the trains were coming and was ahle to place guns to command the line By a quick attack ho was able to amhush the trains. BERLIN SOCIALISTS' MESSAGE The Berlin branch of the Democratic partyhas sent out a mes lago to their comrades, throughout. ybjr he world. An extract lead- Wo Limited, now.' see the uncurbed tyrant sur: rounded by ihis parasites, directing the devilish and selfish campaign ever waged against human- tjr.'' With the toilers in all lands wa iavo ho today we extend our hands in tile Jieartiest friendship o every French, Belgian and British Jomoorat. We know that the Internal revolution proceeding in our midst will depose this despot whose insatiable egotism Is drenching Turope with tho ilood of Its workers 'and wage- AN OLD RECIPE TO DARKEN HAIR Common garden Sage and Sulphur makes streaked, faded or gray hair dark and glossy at once. Almost everyone knows .that Sago Tea and Sulphur, properly compound- ed, brings back (he natural color and lustre to the hair when faded, streak- ed or gray; also ends dandruff, itch- ing scalp and stops falling hair. Years ago the only way to'.get this mixture was to make, it at home, which; is mussy and troublesome. Nowadays we simply ask at any drug store for "Wyeth's Sage and Sul- phur Compound." You will get a large bottle for aoout SO cents. Everybody uses, tills old, famous recipe, because no one can possibly, tell you (liat you daikened jour hairi as it does it so naturally and evenly. You dampen a sponge or soft brusn with it and draw this; through your hair, talcing one small strand-at morning the gray hair disappears, and after another application or two, your hair becomes 'beautifully dark; thick and glossy and you look years younger o Higlnbotham and Co, IN HEAKT OF CITY HOTEL SAVOY SEATTLE "Twelve Stotlccof Solid In the centre of thingir theatres end stores on both sides. Silildlwr obolulcly steel and marble. Wllfc per ilu A very special-and important meeting of the Alexander Halt Chapter Imperial Daughters of the Empire is called for Friday at t o'clock in the Y.M.C.A. The meeting will be short, and every member should attend. Wesley church1 choir members were honor guests of a bright .social func- tion, which claimed.Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Virtue as host and hostess last evening. Some twenty guests were presenl games and Spent i jolly evening recitations and music. De- licious refreshments were served at the close ;ot the affair. Mrs. -Arthur Murphy, ot Edmonton, our own Western Cajiada author, has been signally honored by having con- ferred upon .her by King George the decoration of a Lady oi Grace ot the Order of St. John of Jerusalem. Mrs. Murphy has written, among other things Janey Canuck in the West, "Open and 'her latest book, "Seeds of Pine" has just been published, and.the honor is hestowed in recognition of her achievements in literature, and her services in wel- fare work generally. Mrs. Murphy penhaps more than any otjhcr by her racy, wholesome, humorous writings, has spread the iame 'of Western Canada throughout the world.' Don't miss reading, "Seeds oi Pine It is wonderfully and intensely hu- man. The Bookman pf London, Eng- land, has placed Mrs. Murphy in its "gallery1' and has devoted three pages-to a discussion oi her philos- ophy, which it describes as having sung its way through the Dominion.'-. says; the Bookman, "has optimism of the true lyric; the snag' of the opea road. The re- frain'W the windswept spaces was never set tp a better tune. She scat- ters- seeds of gladness in our midst, and lo, our' gloom is gone. She is the philosopher of gladness and con tent and common sense, a (philosophy as durable as. Bergoaism. i pat- ron saint, we wouder, bends over 'Janey Canuck! she is weaving her bright fancies Y" Alberta and Western Canada 3iave every right to he proud .indeed of Mrs. Murphy. CRONN-GILMOUR A quiet wedding was solemnized in the Pro-Cathedral, ca Saturday morn- ing by Rev. Dean Paget, when Miss Marjory Gjlmour, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Gilmour, of Montreal, became tlie bride of Dr: L. .C. Cronn, ot Edmonton. The bride wore a smart suit of blue and hat of nhck with white mount. After.a.honeymoon in the mountains, Dr. and Mrs. Cronn will return to Edmonton to.take up their'.residence. Clubs and Societies Dominion Rebeccah Lodge No 41 will meet in the Oddfellows hull at 8 o'clock tonight. The'Women's Civic'club are remind- ed of i the sewing meeting tomorrow afternoon at th? home o! Mrs J. P Simpson, rievtnth St lutes' class of Bargains That Point to This Popular Store As Thursday's Shopping Place Bootees, crochet knitted in white and white with color Toadies' Flannelette Night Drosses, long sleeves regular ?L25 Ladles' large White Aprons suitable for nurses or for cooking apronfl, made with large bibs, fitted skirt and patch pocket, regular 75t line See tiie 10c. 12% c and loc Tables in the Dry, Goods Department On the 1Ce Table tomorrow, we are featuring Pure Linen Tow. els, size 13x34, a regular line, for 10c. On the Table we arc featuring Pure Linen Table Nap- kins. These are makers' seconds, but the Imperfections are slight. Worth up to, 35c for On the 25c Table you will find 40c lines of Ladles' ren's Ribbed Hosiery. In to 10. Tapestry Stair Carpet. Persian design and color. 22Hi" wide Per yard 50c Scotch Art TVoof Squares, 9'x9', two tan and------------ green, reg. See the 25, 29, 50c lines in Crockery; Oranges 2 Dozen jj 30c Icing Sugar 3 pounds for 25C Corn Flakes, 3 for 27c White Brand Red Cabbage, 2 for 23c Dutch Cletnter 3 tins for 25c Spanith Onion 5 24C Boys' Gunmctal But- ton Boots in QQ Sizes Ladles' Gunmetal- Bluchers with medium.heels..All sizes.. 53.50 value For Men'i Combinations In -win- ter weight, ferers perhaps from total deafness. Recent experiments nave con- clusively that catarrhal noises, etc., were-ths direct at constitutional and that BalTes, sprays, Inhalers, etc., merely tempor- ise with, the complaint, and seldom, if ever, effect a permanent cure..-.ThiB being so, much time and 'money- 'baa been spent oMate by a noted special- ist in perfecting a pure, yet effective ton'io that would Quickly dis- pel all traces of the catarrhal pofctoh from the system. The. iff active "pre- scription which was eventually form- ulated, and which has aroused the be- lief that deafness will soon be extinct, Is given below in understandable form so that anyone can treat .themselvai In their own home at little eipense. Secure from jour druggist 1 oz. Par- mint (Double about 7Eo worth. Take home, and add to it H pint of hot water and 4 oz of moist 01 granulated tost... stir until dissolved. Take one tablespoonful 'our times day, The first dose promptly endg tbe most distressing head noises, head- achc, dullnesi, cloudy etc., while the hearing rapidly tetnrns'ai the system Is Invigorated by the tocio action of the treatment. Loss of smell and mucus dropping In the back or the throat are other eymptonu'that show the presence of catarrhal poison, and which are quickly overcome! by this efficacious treatment Nearly 90 per cent, of all ear troubles are direct- ly caused by catarrh, there are but few people whoso hearing not be restored by this pimple treatment. Every person who ,1s troubled with noises, tatarrtal deafness, or cMank In any form, should give thla prescription a trial. There Is nothing better, ordering Parmint al- wajw specify that you want Double Strength; your druggist U or he can get It for you; if not, send lot ts the International Laboratories, 74 St. Antoine St, Montreal, F. Q, wti' make a Ipectalt? ot it i t tt ;