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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 25, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THP- LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 1914 .Ibevalb c, Hlberta Vii'- DAILY AND WEEKLY SUBSCRIPTION RATES Dally, delivered, per year..... by mall, per year...... '-O Weekly, ty mall, per year...-. open lu the United States. To Cnuiula and South America must go tho emi- grant bS the future TVho Is seeking laud ou which to make a livelihood." Cheer up. Likely as not history will repeat Itsell. If so Canada will soon bo making great strides forward. TELEPHONES Business Office J; Editorial oraco 1- W. A. Buchanan John Torrance Director Business Manager THE PRESENT SITUATION Tho capture of Peronne, slightly northwest ot St. Quentin. indicates that the movement for turning the enemy's right wing is success- fully accomplished. The development here will be watched with extreme interest. Belgian activity will make the posi- tion of the German army more pre- carious. Attempts of the enemy to bend the right wing of the Allies ap- pear so far to have failed. Thoush Berlin reports give the Germans a Mite advantage in the centre, yet in face of the Important advantage gained 'on the enemy's right this couilts for little. Tha position at present held by the Allied forces is considered a highly strategic one. It is the first oi r.nv taVDortance since the Germans Wre driven to their entrenched posi- tions north of tbe'river Aisne. Prom St. 'Quentin the right line of the en- emy hss-lieen bent northeasterly to a. line extending from Guise at'crie end, with the other pointing towards Cam- .brai. 'Encirclement will mean the complete cutting off of General Kliick's forces irom the inain body, and this, or retreat into Belgian ter- riiory, can be hoped tor. SET BACK TO EARTH V.'ar has its benefits as well as its drawbacks. It is doing one good tiling nt anv rote wh'en it gets the peapttf hack to a real sound, sensible view of conditions. We have been living in an era of borrowed money and speculative investment, and we nlreudy realise: that that era is passed, -aiiii that saasr-. period is at hand, liany ei us are nut anxious to realise the change, especially that class which has had as its motto "Get rich quick, no "matter tae method." The Torpctq News Aezls with this situa- tioif iiT'ffie" following sfecttvs styief In Canada we were unfitted for the disliif'aing effects ot war by a long jjtriod of -booming. spending and ptacg'ng "vi'e lad just come out a long speculative debsuoh. For four- teen or fifteen years, we had put no check upon private or public expen- ditures. We 'were floating: companies, watering stock, trading lots, and gambling on the exchanges.. We had a standing army ot speculative middle- men In us on the tountry as clearly as ever victorious troops settled on conoaerad territory. They produced nothing, and" developed nothing. But contrhed and made it difficult, for a multitude of hard working people to beep One Sest results of the war is that thia army of occupation will be We ire learning that permanent Vdlaes he created oLt or wind and We using tneir hands and their ibraius, and not: the" gambling tactics of past years. Remember Belgium. Lot us give them ot our plenty. If they koep up that turning move- ment on Von Kluck he'll soon be (ly- ing in circles. A British aviator invaded Germany Just a forerunner, my dear Kaiser, ol more to follow in tho near future. It is pleasing to hear that every fanner in Southern Alberta Is setting ready to plant more crop than ever next year. That's the spirit that wins the battle. That's the news Britain likes to hear. t been shown yet that the city charter is faulty in its provision for assessment. Evidently the mode of applying the charter in this respect has been somewhat at fault. But this doesn't mean tho charter must be amended. British naval aviators took a day off on Wednesday, flying over Dussel- dorf Zeppelin station and dropping a few bombs on the Germans. We are sure the Germans are pleased to wel- come the return call which evens up with the Antwerp visit. east side of a certain block. Tho sec- ond figure is the number of letters in tie name of the -block diagonally across the avenue from this block. The third figure is the number of city bloclis between this bui'idiug and the Y.M.O.A. Ticket No. a certain large tempt to retaliate, and she fired a few implement warehouse. Instruction shots before she Heeled over, broken sheet No. 2 for ticket No. 3 will be in two ami sank. The Kaiser's arrival in Paris is still unavoidably delayed. Forty-four years ago now the German ruler was enjoy- ing himself in the parks of Versailles directing the siege of Paris. Times, like fashions, have a habit of chang- ing. PICKED UP IN lASSING FOR THE. BUSY MAN CHEER UP John Oliver Cutwood, an American author of note, .TJelleves Canada will immigration' move- ment in its history following the war. says: "Following the signing of peace will "follow an immigration movement that I believe'will amaze the world, Have people "forgotten what happened immediately after the Franco-Prus- sian .1370? Have they forgot- tea that three ol the greatest states in'ltte United Min- nesota and settled by more than, two hundred thousand Ger- mans during the few years that fol- lowed the victorious-march to Tartu? And that war was.a German triumph, then, will iollow a German de feat? Today Nebraska, Iowa and JUln- nesota-.are. our three great German states, and three of our richest states. .The Franco-Prussian war made those Etates. And-where'one .German sought new opportunities across the sea In those Maya I look .to. see five come the present war They will not to the United States In spite of tremendous real estate booms in Tex- island Bother parts of our south I Cheerfully record as >syfng that there are no tit lands left Vancouver patriotic fund has reached IB marR. The brilliant French cavalry leader, General Bridoux, was killed in action Tufesday. John Stanley Hough. K.C., has been selected a director of the Union Bank of Canada to succeed the late F. TV. Huel- bach. George .Goold, a resident of Kenoraand an employee of the_C. P. K-" the ca- jpacity or oraUeraan, was accidentally at Molson, while trains being switched at that point. John Schultz, a farmer living near ilc- Sasfc., grain at the station when the teair, .started off, causing him to fall from wagon, one of the wheels of which passed over his body cauainr almost Instant death. Captain Grant. B.A.. whose ship Carmania sank German cruiser South American "coast, is a. first cousin cf Ladj TVtlliam Tailor, wife of the general manager of the Bank Sloni- real, and second cousin of Mrs. Forhes HontreaL Ten gallons of nitric acid spilled from a carboy to ths floor of the Erie Railroad station' during, the commuters rush hour isterday, at Jersey City, gave oft fumes which of persons to un- consciousness, made hundreds stop- ped traffic on the Hddson tunnels for an hour and nacked: the station with thous- ands .who verged on panic until -the faocg1 force of police quieted them Joseph Beauchamp, Ismael Bourret and Ariliur Foucault, three or the men whc participated in the affray wnicn culmin- ated -in. Wat death' of Constable Bourdon "on the Cote.des Nefges road last Uarch, did not commit murder. They are guilty; of" manslaughter, and they will likely serve long terms in. jail for the crime .of which stand convicted T Such was the verdiU of the jury in cause which had occupied atten- tion of the court Of king's bench "through- out the. past1 week in Montreal. The Wall Street Journal mentions the case of the .tiny, republic of Maresnet, also "called Klemis, and sometimes Atter- bsrg It lies on the border of Belgium and Prussia, between Vevirers and Aii- la-Chapelle, It has an area of 1400 ceres and a population of 3500. It has been owned alternately by Austria and' 5'rance but s.i the in body seemed to think of it and it has been an independent republic ever since The republic Iris an administration of Its own; composed of a burgomaster and ten members of ra-council.1 'The laster is both a Prussian and a Belgian subject, and the-Inhabitants speak both German and French. 'Every year a vote is taken .to decide whether they will per- form military "service for'Prussia or for Belgium. JIaresnet has not been heard frbin in the present conflict For two hours and forty minutes on Tuesday night members of the Edmon- ton city council wrangled and raved and accomplished nothing. The only" definite- action tcksn by anyone was by Mayor McNamara, who, when, the debate rela- tive to the taking of the .plebiscite on the new commission charter grew too 'hot, and a motion to authorize the city clerk to revise the polling "subdivisions, so as to accord with the newly gotten out list, was defeated, and anoth- er, passed to defer the taking of "a plebis- cite on the nw charter until second Monday in December, aroae from the rhair, asked the deputy-mayor to act In hJs rtead, announced his Intention of not takliff the chair again until the council agreed to put the elective commission charter before the people, and left the room. The mayor's exact words were "GehtlemGii, I would ask thai the deputy- mayor .would take thb chair. I don't In- tend to .ait council until an el ca- tion Is --agreed upon' to go before the lound tacked to the under side of the platform. Ticket No. find instruction sheet No. 2 for ticket No. 4 go to a certain school house north of the C. track, and find the object of your search concealed on one of the corn- ers of the huilding in aa easy reach of the shortest person. Y.M.C.A. boys arc out after 200 bers. Details of the CHUiimigu bo siveii tomorrow, but hi tlje meantime the boys Id out tho following Instructions regarding a ticket hunt Uist premises some fun. Go. round to the "Y" and get. ths explanation, then start out and win a mombersMp by the Sherlock Holmes process: Instructions for finding sheets (No. Ticket No. to a certain church. Find a telephone yolis near the southeast corner of the fence. Find a brick chimney with, a tin top. Half-way between the chimney and the riaii-way Deiwseu me uim mu were asieep, wcaneu tun: pole you will find instruction sheet No. vigil in bad weather. Hut, in pe 2 for ticket No.'l under a 3x6 piece of order, the officers and men rushf Ticket No. further instruc- tions call the following telephone num- ber and say "Please give mo instruc- tions No. 2 for ticket No. 2." The tel- ephone number will be found as fol- lows: The first figure is the number' sera, more than a mile away, saw im_ of windows in the upper storey.on tho; heard the explosion, and thought the London, Sept. Is the 4tory of thD recent loss of three oruls ers lii-tho North Sea, as told by on of ficer, who survived: The cruisers had for some timo been patrolling the North Sea. Soon after 6 o'clock on Tuesday morning (no one agrees on tho exact time) the Aboukir suddenly-felt a sharp shqck' on her port side. A dull "explosion wrcckec tho stokehold just forward of amid- ships, and judging by the speed with which'the cruiser sank, tore the toia open. Almost immediately the doomed began to settle. "Except for trio watch on deck most of the crew vere asleep, wearied by- tlie constanl perfect quarters. Quick firers were manned. Of the few boats carried when cleared for action, two were smashed In tht recent gales, and another was wreck ed by the explosion. Meanwhile tho Abouklr's sister crui Aboiiklr had been struck by a mine. They closed In and lowered boats. While they were standing by to rescue survivors, first'the Hogue and_ then the Cressy wr.o torpedoed. Only the Cressy appears to have seen the submarines in time to at Men of the Aboukir, afloat in the water, hoped everything from .the ar- rival of her sister cruisers, and all sur- vivors agree that when these also sank, many gave up the struggle for life and went down. men were saved on a target, which floated off the Hogne's deck. The men gathered on it were.for four hours waist deep in water. London, Sept. Admiralty has an official list of the suri vivors oE oi Aboukir, Csessy and H'ogiie, sunk in, it-he Noxth" Sea-by "a .German submarine. This list with sixty-cxncers previously re- trti-safer "lit iiigs the r total oi sur- vivors up. to 839." This, based on un- official calculations would., leave a death list of about ,as each cruiser carried a crew ot over 700 men. The naval expert pi-the West- minster, Gazette points out" in to- day's issue .teaches no new lesson oi the effectiveness of uncerwater ths Atoukir very siowly when attacked' and that the other two cruisers were stationary. LISA CAPTURED London, Sept., p. Central News despatch- from Rome ays that tLe Austrian seaport- 01 Lisa m Dalmatia bomtarded by L French fleet-on Sept. 19. Later troops landed irom the French uar hips and went into garrison. British and French flags were hoisted over the ssmaphone station at Lisa. c- HERE'S WHY NEWS IS SCARCE TODAY Sept sharp-, emng ol the censoehip 01 er dls patches was--announced last night A.considerable amount of unofficial- resorts and opin- ions were not being transmitted from England. O Besides granting to the Can- adian Patriotic ruad, the position of the C. 0. F. with' reference to those of its members who already have or may hereafter' enter into the active of Great "Butam or of ary oi Britain's in the present wat "is as follows 1. The sick and iuu- cral benefits of 'all members .admitted to, the otdex-pjitir to ]P will valid, nbtwithstend- ing that they serve in thetarmies or uf Britain or dni of Britain's allies-in'the present war. Z. That the insurance and sick and funeral benefit premiums or assess- ments of those" members admitted j prior to Aug: 1st, 1914, serving aa I aforesaid will, during the war or for cue year, should the war last longer, br paid out tlie general. fund v o! the High Court. 3. This provision for tlip payment of premiums or assessments' is not by, way of loan and a charge en the policy, it is .a gift .or 'bonus-to those who take up arms in defence of the Empire in the pres- ent crisis, 4 If the war should last -longer than one year we-hope to be able to ('renew this bonus. 5. We have extended thtEe provi- sions to tmse nuo may serve in the armies or navies of .Britain's allies for tho reason that many oi our members are French reservists and some are reservists of Belgians and Russia and we feel, that all arc-fight- ing in defence oi the British'Empire. John Mclntosh, vice-president of the 'Munro and ilclnfosh Carriage com- pany, Alexandria, Ont., is dead. For bites between meals there is nothing equal to Maple the good- ness of the Indies seems to be caught and prisoned in these pure, velvet- smooth -bits of solid choco- they're so whole- some and nourishing too. A DMITTEDLY the 'smartest medium-length outer garment shown this season. Three buttons, two to button, velvet collar, form-fitting. TORONTO WE ARE EXCLUSIVE AGENTS McKelvie The2 JVFS McGuire KIRKHAM BLOCK, LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. Ottawa, Sept. reminder of ihe'war was given to the Methodist quadriennal conference the tresence of the British (lag behind pulpit, and the announcement made by the general secretary, Rev. Dr. T. Albert.Moore, Rev. Villiani Hobson-Smith, principal of" .ho National childrens' home, London, England, had not been able to. come .0 Canada as delegate from, the ihurch in England, because "two thousand orphans had, been suddenly ;hrust upon him in conseuuence of the war's toll of death." One of the lymns sung lo the tune of "0 Can- ada" was from the new hymnal. BRITAIN NOT. THE AGGRESSOR Sir WHfrid Laurier's address light was an inspiring and eloquent declaration of the underlying 'princi- iles for which the empire was fight- ng in the present great conflict. Af- er not ng that he had'disavowed dur- ng the present crisis'any attempt to Tscuss politics, and 'was "keeping sil- int for a good Sir Wilfrid leclared that it was the pride o! ev- :ry-British subject that Britain was lot the aggressor hut that jcen compelled to resort', to, arms solely in the causs oi justice anp'ihon- Canadian was ready to the motherland to the last, man and the last dollar. "The sword will not be put back in ,the he said, "until this imperial'bully has jeeh taught that this 'scrap oE paper' 3 a solemn that sol- emn obligations between the nations, between individuals, -oh- 'd. There can be no peace until terbic Belgium has had her rights and ier lands her wrongs repaired. There can be-no peace until the world knows that it is to be overnod, not by brute force, but-by tho truth, liberty and Justice for which the British flag is an Donald Me Alpine, a Qlen- Mt, Ont., clUzen, U dead.- Six Pairs Are Guaranteed for Half a Year These the famous HoleprooJs, Six pairs are guaranteed to wear with- out holes or.darns ifor six months. If aoy of the siz "pairs fail in that time, we will replace them with new Hose :Here are softvwa'rm hose made with the finest yarnf. We pay the top market We buy only the b-s! we could get common yarns FOR _MEM, WOMEN CHILCKKM CO. OF'CANADA, Ltd.. for leu than -half cost. Don't be satisfied vith ordinary style and the ufraolt. to Koleproofs Do more than ask tor guaranteed hose-rspecify ,Tha are, sold t by moit -V Dealers' names sent oa'reqpest. Or we will is near, charges on re- ceipt of jirlce.. Out. SI 50 per box and up for six pairs ol mtn'i: 00 per box anil up tte pairs of woratn'i; 51.00 irer boiler four pairs of InfaaH'. Men's IngsiaWfOrBlsPalra. six montha. H Wpcr box for thrao pjlts of clilldren's imnrantecd fliree tM for Ibrto OOper box lor Hirel pslrs o! women's H-teprooI Btoekines. BOXM of snk mioranHKd Ifraiomllis. II ary pairs loll Ion-car tlie EWOlSKl lime, wo trowP'SJ ofld eladly replace Uiem with now pnlra free. tow The Simpson Co. Limited Agents for Lethbridge ;