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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 25, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 1915 letbbribije Hlberta DAILY AND WEEKLY- Subscription Rates: Pally, delivered, per year Dally, by mail, per year Weekly, by. mail, per year.. ?4.00 3.00 1.00 Business Editorial Office W. A. Buchanan Managing Director TELEPHONES; Otlice 1 252 I appeal to the public for support im- 1 less they took a position in accord with public sentiment. It would liftvo beer) an evertfisUiiR disgrace to Manitoba nnd to the Lib- eral party if the new government in Manitoba hud folded its arms ami re- fused to prosecute men whom a Koyal Commission had declared to be. guilty of permitting the 'province of -.Manito- ba to be defrauded out of great sums of money. That the task was un- pleasant is certain, but public duty demands the performance of duties hat are often times disagreeable, John Torranco Business .Manager Your King and Country Need You Right Now ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR Consequent ,upou the tuobollzation oi the troops of Bulgaria. Greece is tailing in a'il reservists, and niakiny ready for eventualities by having her arniy prepared for the field in case of war. While Bulgaria gives the ex- cuse for mobolization that hers is to toe an armed neutrality, military AICKED UP IN SS1NGCZZI FOR THE BUSY MAN The Soul of a Soldier The writer of this sketch is a prl vate in, the Motor -Transport- SecUoi of the A.S.C., who. before enlistment was we'll known in business circles ti the.city of News.) Abide with me, fast'falls the even Lord, wiiij me Moose Jaw's tax rate he mills. Labor candidates will be placed in the field for Kegina city i-owicil. T. I'reston, of liarrie, is the new principal of Jlarkiiale High school. The father oi Rev. "Bob" Pearson secretary of the Caltrary Y.M.C.A., I died- at 'Ethel. -Ont. to Twenty-eiafU members of. Calgary j :s- lire brigauVhave enlisted for active perts 'expect her to throw an 'army j R0vernmcnt storage! into Serhia at an early date, anil elevator at Calgary, is now receiv- to cut off Russian communication by j ing grain, way of the Saloniki railway. As it itj Key.' -Father David present stands, the Balkan situation is threatening :a new complication in the campaign of the Allies at the Dur- Phclaa, ,aw_l yer; died at St. Louis, Mo. F. W. Hartley, of Vancouver, beixnne manager of the Royal Trust j Co, at Winnipeg. Hank has The dandles. Further progress has been made the Germans in their drive to-1 wards tie Russian city of Dvinsk. j Rev. ct Chester, will AK Russians of military age in China! Be made rector of Thornbury and (JIarksburg parish about October 1st. Midland town council will renew have been called to the colors. the policies on the lives of the men Chicago, 111., Sent. 25. Dr. J. W. The darkness deepen, abide. The last time I had heard these words was in nu old, church, set am ong trees that stretched up .a nloun tain side, towering in inajestio grand eur over ono of Scotland's Ipye.lleat Highland lochs; this time it was "Somewhere In France." 1 had come back from the firing line, through a veritable Valley of the Shadows, and in the fading- light -of that Sabbath evening, my ears worn with the thunder of battle, engerty drank in the soft cadences of the old familiar hymn.' In the square of that little town, ravaged nine months ago'by the Ger- mans, great war wagons were ranged line upon 'line. Under a grave ot chestnut trees, a wayside nrotorT're- pair workshop had set out, the retl glow of its forge told the'tale of toil that Icnows no end, of' days that have no name. But their Sun- day's task completed, the -choi- _ they call assembled "in a cir- cle, under the trees, with a staff sergeant to lead their singing. Worn and weary though. I was with fifty hours of could not pass 'them by, but brought' my car to rest. The major commanding' tiie column, his officers by his side! stood just where I was on the fringe gathering; in the darker shaaows, but; dimly seen, many of the townspeople Doctor .Effect of Ether on j were collected, scarce understanding, Colored Woman yet held in a spell by the soft sweet ness of the music. From tha .York- Prized eqnally in hospital and home, because no other Coffee is at once so rich, so strong, so delicate, and so unfailingly good. In. 1 and 2 pound cant pulverized aUo Fine Ground for Percolators. CHASE SANBORN, MONTREAL. 160 FROZE HER. SKIN WHITE -who" enlisted with the first conting- King of Bradford, Pa., told a number shire's West Riding came- most of the singers, as one might have :guess- TO REMOVE THE PESSIMISTIC FEELING JnT 'of his colleagues at.a meeting how J ed from the great white.roses'adorn- When the svm went down on an I The. Salem tannery, near Elora, he turned a negress' skin white as j ing each wagon; bur it: was. -the Incomp'ete 'oh of threshing on the Wa3 tanwd down with a loss of the result of an accident. He treatedj broad Scots accent of the- little con- I'OOO. a colored, woman for lumbago by ductor, perhaps, which t'o me i.UUUi !a COIOreu woman 1U1 luluudgu ficiuaya, M1-UU5I1L lu JI1H George W. Soure farm, east of Huni-j brewery, after being in ex- j freezing one leg from the Mp down a memory of far-off days, the distant purpose. ington, Oliver Kline, one of Huntlna-: isre'nce nfty years, has gone, out of; to the ankle with ether. ton, comity's farmers, wheeled his [business. The automobile into range of the thresh- transformed into Ing outfit and turned on the head- lights. Threshing was completed with the artificial light. So we read in s premises are a grocery. j land of my birth. being I "After a week or said Dr, I have wandered, in many ..strange "she returned -to "my office and said: j scenes I have taken some 'part, hut Margaret-, Cuhbagc, a little Us- "the lumbago' is hut I never before in alien land -bad -home bridge girl; strayed from her home, think I sh ge girr, strayed irom her home, i think I shall have to prosecute you i come back t( was found at Scarboro Junction, i (Or dons more twilight hour. and 31 miles awav. back to me as there- ia- that ithan you said you would.' For a moment or two the; singing pastern naner Jonn Clement, of Crampton, "The leg I had-treated was perfect-! ceased; the .hymn ended.'..Tb.e- roll, of eaaittru Irnrircnll f tA'-flVfi VPars nf tn Anf hilt- a mi In nr Hvn nwai- neau Ingersoll, twenty-five years of ,y wnitei antl is so to this doy." ihe guns, but a mile .or twp -away Here is an opportunity for the was instantly .killed by. lightning gome'of the doctors'present agreed seemed strangely unreal: .even- they mobile owners, who are worrying ab-j while ..riding on a load of oats irom 'known were si'Jent. crooning to remove the pigments in the notes, scarce a, like -the out they say Dr. King's case is un- sighs of a night- ;the.. tree- tops, and there .canie to.us'wtio list; out the crop being threshed in good the .field to the ham. order, to offer the sen ices of their captured machines to provide light for the iar-jcounty recently s A in the animal family isrm in Oxford It uas a perfectly mer to carry on threshing operations white- ground hog, about half grown, ,n the hours It the, -want to get rid of any pessimistic i Ont haij facen anpomied vicar of St. feeling, possessing them time, Diary's, Buckinghamshire, thev can remove it h> giving the i'ar mere light. How wpuld.it be for our automobile owners to experiment? ened: At- Owen "Sound" -young' womaal was -up in ihu' police -court, charged. 'with stealing five apples from Lead, kindly Amid theT 'encircling -glopmJ- Who in ail world, .to wriom WOULD "THE PEOPLE HAVE BAiD? "The Crown in -Manitoba is only i is a case of a politi- cal retaliation. The Grits are now hounding the members of the old Roblin government, be- cause every Grit in Manitoba has been hounded bj the Tories in days gone in the ease right up to the neck, and I will be in the 1case until 'the bell, rings made by the enin- em lawyer, B F B Johnston, K.C, cf i Toronto, who defending the fonner ifminterE m the VanL i coBSDiracy charges, is haroly ]-credible a man" supposed t0; be nnlisuitU} weh informed. It is true that former Cabinet _ I terB are] being prosecuted-tr-an At a govern- would said rf'he had failed to prosecute9 The plainijjeople would have'been_ justly Immediately there: woiildi lave ..been of collusion -be- tween'ttie members'of the new gov- ernment land the Ute government. It had been attempted to. prove' that there had been an understanding in, the FuIIerton charges indignant! the) 'people at shch insinuations as A ere .contained in tnese charges! that they demanded an inquirj and, judicial investigation was he.d To: ilr. Johnston1 it may seem Ijplftiral opponents, but public men, fhex have strong differ ences in their political Views; .usually are humane and considerate, and dia like prosecuting- men high in the pub- i iic. even though! they m_ay bitter opponents. We feel that was the case with the in Manitoba It was most distasteful to.them .to be com- jieHed men with whom they were, in all likelihood, on friend 4j personal relations, but had they refrained from taking action when Serious' rerelatioris had been .made, the public would have demand their: retirement Even .the re- part> in the general elections in Manitoba Declared they were returned to tnev Wonld punish the parties Capon's I big for the of hufldredB ot thousands of the people's money in constructton of the Pail'ament buildings Manitoba They took that position, not because they wert anxious to punish their former 'lead- era uho had wrecked their iWirty, but 1cause tney reaiUcd. they could neiahlior's orchajtd. The case was ]jnes are could have missed. remained silent? had been content only to listen at the pre- "WHAT. THEY FOUND" Blue Ribbon Coffee and Baking Powder Hat your morning cup of ccf- full rich flavor and deli- cate aroma! If not for Blue Ribbon'coffce'when giving your next "order and notice the difference." Yotr'Wir Be iflree- abfy, turpriied. Blue Ribbon Tea, Coffee, Baking Powder, ftpfcw and' alt one grail vious hymn, hut with the grey shad- ows deepening around us until all was the dread music of La Bassee's tight vibrating on the still fcighb mortal soul so dulled and dead but stretched out its heihg to the Great God of battles. ;Qver. the old ;BQuare: lined with high-pitched gables, its _ squat old church tower a shapeless' blot on the sky, against which the lurid light of' battle stabbed the darkness; the plea for guidance rolled on arid upwards to the very No rank and file .one great; appeal from the verj human souls of that little wavside group indeed a song of pra-ver rung from those who felt that amid the dangers so real BO near onlj one power could lead them in the -way ,qf -safety1, That too ended and to us -who have 11 ed for months, Tvithia earshot of the guns, the mutterings .that came: from beyond the darkneaa were as a silence of their own." .Still; .though the circle a litfcle, sol- diers were loth to brealc the "olemn spell cast by the soul-stirring songs. "Just another, al- most pleaded The circle steadied one or two stragglers joined again as 'just for a moment, were" silent. Then, with a deafening.crash, a near-by howitzer rent the' very; heavens shattering'crash and lit the sky for an instant with blood red glare. There was the silence, 'of awe, then Onward. .Chris'tiari 'Soldiers, Marching as to sergeant .call of the guns, and boldly led. that song of I .wonder how- many-not- ed the w.ords! .Indeed, war, these; gallant souls taken from' workshop, -office, and from the wide, rolling dales of simny sound7of ror so ddse, so compelling, had rous- ed in every heart the dread call that has- taken them far from home, from ease and safety, Irom frieuds and these he the which they fight And It la.onward they are going. There is no doubt, in their minds, no hesitation in their actions; no fear can.be allot- ted to these brave lads who, in that remote corner, of Bang ag- ain their hymns of praise: and. pray- er. To some, perhirps, their words had almost faded from memory? but from homes and Sunday schoola, and; great'churches, too, the jines came echoing back over all.the.years; By this time night had .closed In, the great wagons were hut vaguq 'shadows, and their'driv- ers had to go about the business of- their brothers at the front with the necessa.iea of life In the trenches. 'iMt 'Hne-Hied- echoing up the narrow ilreets, "the said ihrf llttte mtn Sharp to UttteitloB a old lent, as the Mr beloved Sovereign rani; out air a bugle call. And ended that gathering, full oE pathos mid lion. Slowly and to and broke up; the. major had kind- ly words for many who passed him on their way to rest. Turning to mfi he 'said, "That was very nice, was it not "Yes, I answered. "Bet- ter.thaa And, smiling, fie. bade me God-speed. A turn of .the starting handle sent my. great-engine pulsing again into life and action. .Tired, but with a new spirit, I cHnYued back into the driving seat, and, with a .sweet si- .ent presence that goes where I go, drifted slowly through hthe shadowed streets, for the red hand of war has tafcen away all lights. .-little, houses .grew still small. ejy.-as 11 readied the outskirts of the town, and .blank all. 'hidden' dangers lay in front of me, the .tail trees stretching straight above, left but lane of sky to guide me" on my flying wheels. For a brief moment a. soft, glow from the guttering cand'les on shrine picked out a way-side kneeling figure, rctusnl of the President to make cap itnl out of the national crisis, either for himself or'h'is in- flaming he cbiild have inaclc a series of 'quiet speeches upon topics of national interes't to rouse and thrill still- set- ting "the example of self- repressioii "matters in con- troversy which has hcen; his. That bech mi-sunderstoQil the President niust, of cpursc, be aware.- By-same it.is the custom to speak of-Sir. .Wilson's Lin- firni- -some personal-advantage. whose coat and kepi told me comrade of France sought comfort there in prayer. And I. though there Ifthis- exhibitio'a OL unique' political beneath my hand the strength and self-abnegation will ..undred 'buses, felt as if again a with scoffing and pity- child I too knelt in nrayer at my j p-j y that one should he so silly the President i has' let nothing inter- npn- in tliP lig niiS dOW71 .oinethinB new m the. himi.eU_a policr which is certain andidate'10 bc acclaimed historian of for re-election take a similar stand? We are. aware, of course, that in cer- gratitude Iron in Oyster Bay-; -hw mother s knee and the! e echoed up not benefit h) a Tleavea-sent from the silent from the de- 1 to advance ones fortunes, and doubt -nhether a really! sincere_purposc Dictates this attitude. For' those who observe with seeing eyes, there is nothing more striking or gratefif, about the whole situation in Washington than this consistent serted square on to my lips kindly Light, Amid the eneirc'iing gloom, Lead .Thou me on. HORSEWHIPPED Kerrobert. -SasK. BY 'ACCUSED MAN Sept.- Reeve Bott of the municipality "of .Oakda'te i horsewhipped at Beaufield on Monday night by H D Close a form r. secretary-treasurer of the munici- pality. The Reeve was responsible T instituting proceedings against lose for alleged misappropriation of funds.of the municipality, while'act- ing as secretary-treasurer, during the years ,1911 to For the assault on Mr. Bott he :was'bound over to, vcep the peace and fined the costs of tlie court The trial for alleged offence will. take place at .'the fall assizes at Kerrobert. THE.POPCTLAR PIONEER LINE, SAILINGS FROM MONTREAL Date. Steamer To Oct.: Prctorlan .....Glasgow Oct Pomeranian London Oct Carthaginian. .Oct. Oct Nov. 7-1! Pomeranian Nov PretorJan fgov Carthaginian. Glasgow London London London Glaigow Glasgow London Nov. 'Corinthian at Havre, east and west- 'hound, '.Carries 3rd-clasB passengers only. Full Information from any R. R. or S.S. Assent, or W. R. ALUAN, -Gen'l. Agent, 364 Main Street, Winnipeg. _ Montreal to Glaigow T.S.S. ATHENIA ......Oct. 4 TSS. 'CASSANDRA ..Oct. 11 Cabin TsssenEerB only 3rd din PREPAID TICKETS from lowest., rates. Full.information from-any Hallway or Steimshln Agent, or H. E. LIDMAN, Oir.tnl 341 Main M M1Z Wlnniptf. FORM CIVIL SERVICE' IN 'PEG Nor- Tis" governmen't lias-decided to form a civil servicev ito, havse charge or all's appoiiitiBeBts >ia dis- missals. 'Mayor Waugh head. J. H. Rlley are two: Jtr. Riley Is a Conservative. A Hurry! TOO WANT THAT PABTICtTliAit..j.QB.. QUT; "RIGHT PRINTED AND YOU WANT IT IP TOU WOULD BE THOHOUaHLY-SATISPIBD." TAKE IT. TO A PRINTING HOPSB- THAT HAS A REPUTATION FOJl AND GOOD WORK. WE BELIEVE TWAT ANYTlfiljq -WORTH ''C01NO AT ALL IS WORTH DOINGnWELL. MORE THAN 'JNjPO-.' INO WORK PROMPTLY MTTLBj BETTER THAN SEEMS AND SEND IT TO LETHDRHMB..HERALD PRINTING CO., LI'D. ;