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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 25, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBU1DGE DAILY JltiHALU MONDAY, SKPTKMRER 25, 1910 Che Ictbbtibge Uetalb letbbrtoae, Hlberta DAILY AND WEEKLY Subscription Rates: delivered, per Wflok 10c Daily, delivered, per year "Daily, by mail, per year Weekly, by mail, per year......w.oo .Weekly, by mail, per year to TELEPHONES Business Office Editorial Office W. A. Buchanan 12S2 tweon ntUions. fully realizing that th Intter might menu Hint ho woul must, bo curbed if the loveil ones were to enjoy freedom In ttto future. Ho gave loved ones and future prospects of success in life, to join legions who nre battling to save the world. Loss of men we know well, our intimates in every day life, bring homo to us how very, very lit tie those of us at homo are offering in sacrifice for our country nt this perilous time. Hero we nre. tnvuy from the roar of the guns and death's proximity, living in luxury and corn- John Torrance j ifni Managing Director Business Manager across tho seas nre our friends, Dates of expiry of subscriptions ap- pear daily on address label. Accept- ance of papers after expiration datn is our authority to continue tho sub- scription. Your King and Country need you right now! THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR It is quite evident that the central powers are not. to be allowed to con- centrate for ;m offensive such as Ver- dun for the remainder of the war. Every day's batch of dispatches bears out this point. It may appear that the allies are not advancing so readily BE might' be desired. But they are keeping up that, steady hammering on every front that is a more severe strain on the Teuton forces than any fart peace, over then across tho seas nre our relatives, our countrymen, in the trenches, arid on the hills and in the valleys, facing death that we might live and retain civilization, freedom and liberty. Mr. Goode is one of thousands who has given his life for us? His 'death is simply an example 01 tiie sacrifice. What are we doing, those- of us at home? Very little! Let us resolve'to do more, willingly, gladljvutuir this war is won. and the deaths' of dear friends and relative? are avenged-and peace shines over the wor.ld MR. ROGERS'AND HIS PURPOSE One has only to read the Winnipeg Telegram of Friday to fathom, the rea- son for Bob Rogers' attack on the judiciary. In Justice Gait's case he wanted to antagonize the judge, so that, if a finding involving Rogers re- other plan of campaign. Sunday's dis-jsuited, he could declare in parliamen patches told of the widening' Russian i and ou) hustings that, the juilg- oft'ensive all the way from the Gulfjmeut was that of a prejudiced man. of Riga to the Rumanian frontier. Onj The Winnipeg. Telegram, article is the Dobrudja front the offensive a> "V disgrace; to juurnalisni. It pears to have passed. 10 the Russ-Ky- calls .an eminent judge "Mr." Gait, manian forces, with ..Von Mackenseu treats him worse than h would the Bhort of supplies and munitions. The nilied army on the Macedonian front is making progress toward Monaatir. Oil the Italian Irout the enemy is be- ing forced back toward Trieste, while on the west front the French and British keep pounding away on the j tempt of Somme with an ever-shifting off en-' sive which the Germans seem power- less to check. With this state of affairs on all fronts it means that the Teutons musi keep every part of the great ring up to greatest possible strength, and that is what taies resources more than meeting a concentrated offensive at aay one point. And the perfect under- standing which now exists between all the allies allows for a maintenance of this steady but telling pressure. zeppelin raid over' the east counties Saturday night was the most disastrous attempt yet from the enemy view. .They lost two mannings'. This makes three in two trips. The worst Criminal, all.in a clumsy effort to'belitkle' the -benvh T-and elevate its lord and master 10 the throne of a fHere is a samp'le of the Tele- gram., stuff which sent editor, news editor- and reporter ..to. 'jail -for con- Huns are beginning to pay a for frightfuluess. r" price REQUEST FOR BETTER PASSENGER SERVICE The people of Lethbridge hope and believe the C. P. R. will accede-to the request for a. better passenger train service on the Crow's Nest line and 'on the Foremost branch this winter. The requests-, arc not unjust. The company will meet them. No better evidence as to the increase in passenger traffic centering on this point is needed than a surrey of the hotels here any-day ..in the week. They are full to overflowing at all times. Commercial men who have been avoiding Lethbridge for a couple of years are flocking Here." This .isia-sign the C. P. R. should not over- look. In.connection with the request for improvement in the Crow line service fthe- company will admit, that business ini coal and lumber was .never better and that the "line has promfse -of- a moat prosperous This territory is-in the Lethbridge distributing area, prefeent train service-.is to- tally inadequate to allow travellers to cover the line with any degree of satisfaction. 'As for the Leth bri d ge-Weybnrn the present service is not .fair to the1 people along the line. If the ser- vice is. given the, people will use.it. Otherwise. they will, reluctantly.: stay at home .The Board of Trade was wise in confining its request for an improved sieryice to the two items mentioned. Many other requests might properly have been made but by concentrating action on the two requests the'com- pany; should perceive thai the city is trying to deal fairly -After ''pretending .for-'days, to be sitting as an impartial Investigator of certain "facts, he fraiitely threw aside its assumption' of and rendered on the spot a verdict against Mr, Rogers, whom, as everybody in Winnipeg know, Mr. Gait ami Mr. Phillips (the prosecuting counsel) had been-hired-by the-Norrls politicians to Here in cold type is a brazen charge that "a" judge of the High Court of Manitoba was "bought. No wonder Justice Gait declared on Saturday that "it is time to let people know that the administration of justice in this province must not be interfered with either by newspapers or individ- uals, and that if they do so they will have to-be checked up." The Telegram shows its band when it says: "'Gait has shown his was the general opinion." That was the impression Mrl Rogers started out to make when he attacked the judges, and he brought his organ along to emphasize the plot. Rogers is In a tight box. He knows It is a case of political life or political-death for him. To cover-up the sins .that are being charged against him, he .makes an uncalled for the bench. His target at the moment is one of his own appoin- tees to the bench. That does not inatter" to him in his desperation. Blacken somebody else, is his scheme, Lemnos: have addressed appeals to HE DIED FOR THE COUNTRY HE LOVED "We no one who would more gladfv give his life for his country than'Herbert J. Goode: He had'good. British blood He loved his-country with! an intense lore He gloried In nfstory and the great principles upon which it was founded.. Knowing him as we did, it is no idle remark to make1, thaj. be woujd glory in a sol rtUr'a death. Ho was still young; he useful citizen and an able bus! man." Had be lived he would, we an 4ufe, been favored with success in tfcb In the paat He had i lii" choice" bf tuTeMy, fomforfablo life trpv the war, or the life of a la a deadly THE RECENTLY DEDICATED L. D. S. CHUKCH AT MAGRATH RICKED UP IN FOR THE' 'BUSY MAN in order to blot out. If possible, the darkness surrounding himself. Who.is.Mr. Justice Gait? He is a of one of the most eminent families in Canada. His father. Sir Thomas Gait, was a Chief Justice of Ontario, and a, relative was Sir Ales Minister of Cana- da, llr. Justice Gait, prior to going oh the bench, was a Conservative, but like almost all our judges, he shed his politics when he took a seat upon the bench. There is no question he would desire to be fair to Mr. Rogers, an old friend; .but Mr.'Rogers in his alarm thaf-be might be forgot the dignity of forgot Sir. Jus- tice cfrflt, and started out like a "wild man" to wreck everything in sight so as to save himself. He has ended up as the "wreck." Ont.. paper refers to Laduke, Alberta. Of course it wouldn't dare spell it Leduc for fear it might stamp it as a bilingual 1st. Beachvilfe, Qni, lias, started to raise money for a soldiers' monument. The Slmcoe Reformer very properly asks: "Would it hot be better to win the war and then talk about monuments. John W. Bates, -a well known Tor- mto undertaker, is dead. Matthew MacFurlaiie died suddenly it Rldgetowu, aged 79. Troops i'roin Camp Borden attract- ed a crowd of to Uarrie fair. Capt: J, E. Colt, (Muskoka) Battalion, died at Graveiihurst. J. Frewster, aged 67. of Cullodeii, hanged himself iu his barn. Canada's export trade to Great Britain nearly trebled in the past The Post Office Department re- mrt a for the first time in ive years., Pte. Harry Flay, 157th (Simcoe) Battalion, died .at Camp Borden from ineiimouia, aged 25. _i_ Already 2SO. Canadians have joined he naval.air service overseas, and iQ more' Sergt. Walter Gordon, son of Rev. Dr. Gordon of Guetph, has been given iis commission in France. Final returns give Hon. W. It. Rosa, ions., a majority of 29 in the Fort George, .B; C., constituency. There is some suspicion that King lonstautine of Greece is mentally ii- Hamilton police have been empow- ered to enforce the temperance act so that all fines will go to the civic treasury. Simcoe Board of Education wants more for the proposed school, for which has already been supplied. St. Catharines Council has decided to consider the question of-opening a municipal bakery. Two ovens in the city are.already available. Niagara Falls voted concessions to the Perfection Motor'- and Tire Co. and to enlarge tlie cemetery by 47 acres. James Bartlett of Sydney, S., was killed, by a heavy, steel .roof truss falling upon him at the mill of the Ontario Paper Company, Tliorold. During' the last fortnight in August Potter was wound- ed, Brig.-Gen. Buckle was killed, and five lieutehantrcolonels killed. The populations of Mityleiie and King Constantine, beseeching him to adopt a national-policy'and save the nation and his throne. Capt. -S. 'H. dentist at Barriefieid camp, has been, appoint- ed supervisor of :dental operations for Canada. -v A San Francisca woman complains thu her husband is so mean he hi-'es butter in his rubber and the Ciieeae in'his1 Married men will he. labelled in the new city directory of Rochester, N.Y. After each married man's name, his wife's -appear in -parenthesis. Negotiations are- in --progress with Serbia for the appointment-of a Min- ister to -the--United--States. Serbia never has'had a legation at Washing- ton. H. H. McMillan, head of the forest branch of the B. C- department of lands, has resigned hia' position and accepted the. position.of assistant man- age r'of Hie; Victoria Lumber Manu- facturing Company, one the largest lumber concerns in British Columbia. Presentation of colors to the 151at Central Alberta battalion. Lieutenant Colonel Arnbtt, officer ocmmanding, will take place at Edmonton tomor- row, the ceremony being performed by W..J. Alberta, who donated'tlie'colprs to the unit.