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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 28, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR fHF LETHBR1DGEDA IL Y H E R A10 .IVf-ONDAY. SEPTEMBER 28> ietbbribge Ifoevatb Hlbeita DAILY AND WEEKLY SUBSCRIPTION RATES Dally, delivered, per year..... SWO Billy, by mail, per'year...... s.oo Weekly, by mall, pc'' year..... I TELEPHONES Easiness Office Editorial Office John Torranca 1252 1224 The Toronto Telegram wants to know what Germany has done for music since tho of Wagner in 1SS3. We are Hasn't it heard of the little Gerana band! Waterloo County, Ontario, very largely populated by Germans, Is <-on- tributlng to the Canadian Vnt- riotio Fund. These people appreciate the freedom and liberty esiatlns under tho British flag. Business Manager THE PRESENT POSITION voy of the situation at the be- ls of'ihe week with what it stood on Saturday, while giving no very de. The oldest member of the Saskntch- jewan Legislature Is F. C. Tsto, who is 05. Hon. .Geo. Langley comes next, being 6S. On the whole the member- ship is very .youthful. Premier Scott A i was only 3S when he became Premier. on -----r finite results, shows that the offensive tactics of the Allies are prevailing. These are being practically directed in the neighborhood ietween Laon and ;ortherly line from SoiB- ._- of the enemy's right. As a result the opposing lines have Guise, in a m into closer contact and hand to hand conflict with bayonet charges are in progress. Operations in pursuance of the en- circling movement on the German right we may take it, are also being made in the region by St. Quentm, westerly and northwesterly of Guise On the right oZ the Allies, Ueyond that the enemy which had re-massed at certain points had been repulsed, nothing more definite is known. The Germans are making their last stand in French territory and, in viow of the humiliation of being driven back on their own territory after the boastful advance made, are evidently making a desperate resistance. In tha eastern theatre of war the occupation of Przemsyl is' the most important making he Russian menace to Germany, Cheer up! All is not gloom by any means in tho drouth district. Read this from the Grassy Lake Gazette: It would, after all, be hard to find a pessimist around Grassy Lake. The assistance being given by the Domlu- government is encouraging and enabling fanners to set more laud ready for crop this fall than ever be- fore, and conditions were never bet- Business has improved, too." Austria out of the way, able. with more forroid- Alberta is playing a noble part in this war. It has been real generous. Its contribution of oats was a splendid tribute to the Old Land. This was followed by the cabinet ministers 'and civil sen-ants' contribution to the patriotic fund, and now the govern- ment is giving 5000 bags of fiour to relieve the distress amongst the Bel- gians, the' brave -people who fought so well .in holding the Germans back at the early stages of the war. The ages of the Generals in this war is recalled by the 6'2nd birthday of Sir John French last week. Jcffre and Gen. Pan of the French forces are of the same age. General Smith-Dorrien is six years Sir-John French's junior, and Lord Kitchener is two years his senior. Taming to the Germans, we find a group of erals in command who are nearer seventy than sixty years of age. The chief of the General Staff, General DR. CHOWN ON THE WAR r Prominent'divines like Dr.'Clifford; Dr Horton, DrV Brown a'nd-Dr. Meyer, pillars ot the 'churches in the Old Coun- try wWch are particularly affiliated to what is 'known as: the Pacificist party, have voiced their opinions, in no. nn-jvon M6ltke, is sixty-eight, as are also mistaken terms as to the righUons- generals'von Kluck and von PICKED UP IN FASSING FOR THE BUSY MAN 0. T. H. employees ot Montreal donat- d J12.000 to the Canadian Patriotic "Una. Jog. Bullock, for many years manager at St. Joan. S. B.. of the Inlncrlal Oil Co., is dead. He was very wealthy. The colony of Trinidad will present the Mother Country with mcon to the value of Rev. H. A Thomas, a prominent mem- ber o: the Evangelical association in On- tario, la dead. The estate of the late Pullltier. of the Xcw York World, has been apprais- ed at S1S.G37.5I5. It Is reported that the Canadian terri- tory of the Salvation Army will be di- vided and a commissioner stationed In the Six Kingston nurses are to go on act- ive service. They are: Misses B. Mercer. S. Arnold. C. Macalliskr, ts. Wllloughby, A. Hlnchey and Lillian rush. Miss Margaret O'Loane, daughter of 1'olicc .Magistrate O'Loanc. and Miss A. G French, both of Stratford. broad as Red Cro will nurses With the Canadian contingent. The commandant, staff and non-com- missioned officers of the Royal Military collese have contributed to the Canadian Patriotic fund one day's pay per month for six months. This will amount to S500. To avoid a political contest at iiiis time for the lord rectorship of Edinburgh university, for which Sir Edward Carson and Sir John Allsebrook Simon had been chosen candidates. Lord Kitchener wa invited t become the rector and accept- Lady Gibbons, who has been critically ill for many weeks, passed away at Lon- don, Ont. She is survived by her hus- band, one son and three daughters. Sir Georse Christie Gibbons Is one. of the best known lawyers In Ontario and was chairman of the Canadian section of the International Waterways commission. He was kalebted in" Janua'ry; 1911." Five pioneers of the-Carman, Man., district, died' last week. Andrew Os- trander, aged. S5. came to .the Carman district from Jtelancthon, Ont, 36 years ago; ilrs. James'Campbell, aged 85 years mistaki ness of Great Britain's action to par- ticipating, in the present European In Canada Dr. erintendent .of the Methodist church, adds his "Amen" to the expressed, views. In a letter to tha Christian Guardian, speaking for the general superintendents of his church, he is constrained to applaud and endorse "the drawing of the sword by Great Britain: anS Canada, because we must support the fulfilment of international obligations solemnly entered into." It is riot in apologetic strain that Dr. Chown gives his endorsation. speaks in virile tone when he says: "We are .fighting also to vindicate the principle that sheer material force .shall not (be permitted to-overwhelm the small nationalities ot the world. Though small, they have an equal -Tight to a place in the sun with the largest. The British Empire steps in- to this world-wide fray .to give fulfil- ment to the Scnptures, 'Ye that are strong should bear the infirmities of the weak.' 'Bear ye one another's burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ.' "Agaln.'it is intolerable and nnthink- .stole 'that self-respecting nations in tils twentieth century should be com- pelled to live, generation after genera- tion, under the shadow and menace of the mailed fist, of, any despot. "We have no quarrel with the Ger- man people. We admire and rever- ence their sterling qualities. But little, minorities war lords are ordering vast masses of ensUved soldiers to destruction, and forcing penury and upon hosts of civil on- while General "von Emmich is sixty- j sis. In a word, the men in the posts j of highest command in all the armies in this war are men who are notably; well on in life. It is noted, that General byama, the great Japan- j ese. strategist, was past seventy at the j time of the war 'between Japan anal Russia; course, there is the case of the' first General von Moltke, who was in his seventieth year at the time of the Franco-Prussian war. destruction lookers." Further Dr. Crown gives this mes- sage to-the members of his church: "To our people, loyal Methodists and I'would the Can- adian, army, unless yon feel you can serve the Dominion and the Empire better at home in peaceful avocationD than in the thickest, of the fight. When that.conviction gives way, go to the front bravely as one who hears the call.of God." A' war to' ensure the blessings oi peace in the long hereafter, when the vast piling br armaments shall cease aid, with capital diverted into more profitable channels, the people shall advance from strength to strength in the industrial pursuits of peace, la the silver lining on which men's eyes penetrating the dark and sombre clouds of war, are focussed. Dr. Chown joins in this general an ticjpatlon when he says: war Is to destroy -war, and to make .the" nations weak and wise en OUgh to beat their swords into plough shares" and their spears into pruning hooks, substituting an industrial for a niiltary basis In national life. "Wo know that we shall win, be might Is not right My more In THE KAISER'S WAR (From the -Louisville Courier Journal) Instead of whooping up the hordes at ea.th In Europe and hurling 'anathemas t their neighbors, in the United he Germans of America should be down j ipon their knees asking God to hive mercy upon the wives, the mothers, and he children of the fatherland. Tha dread story has .but just begun. Only a little while when, they will clearly the Kaiser has led them. Only a few more bloody days when the braves will be scurrying, back from France to defend Prussia from the Cossack, aking lessons and license from the Uhlan III be sweeping with spear and torch upon Berlin All that happened to Na- 3u the Great and Napoleon the Llt- -and maybe about to hap- pen to Wilhelm the Destroyer. Then, jerhaps, the social democrats of Prussia, 1sing from the ashes of the ruin he has blighted homes and trampled ields and desecrated be able as Tillers. and Gambetta were, to sue not without avail for peace, to'pay, nor yet with their all. the forfeit, and to establish order and ordain free govern- ment, the militarist and all its works and ways gone to hell where they belong. Yea, and with the HohenzolHrns, the FtfipSburgs and the Romanoffs; for abso- lutism and .arbitrary power extinguished irf'Germany and Austria, cannot survive long in Russia. God's will be done on earth .as it Is done in heaven. .Perhaps the war of the Kaisers was sent try the Great Jehovah to tear up Europe by the roots, to snatch the world Satan and to recreate it on fairer, sounder, surer lines. Already it has told us that war Is not only only murder by wholesale and In the first degree. The heart, of man as he surveys the slaughter from afar grows sick and stops Its beat- ing, the word he fain would-speak passes silent, from his lips and dies upon the empty air. That.is why the poets seem so very KIplings lirnp and singing drowned by the Christ! That any man should any woman should fore such appalling savagery: V.'olf r.f the and yellow-footed kite alone are gleeful, nor out from the tour of Bruges, across' the low country to the dome of Cologne, by Ghent where the pence treaty was made, and Aix, where Charlemagne sleeps the dreamless sleep, and Llegs the up and down tho vales of the beautiful rlvei nowhere any ringing of bells, nor shout? of glory; only moans over the dying mourning for the dead; from White Hoods of Flanders and. Rhenish maiden; from palace and cottage; the smoke of Louvaln ascending still from earth to to the throne ot awful, awe-Inspiring Indictment. To your pfiyarH, ye fools of warrior birth and to your prayers! You know not what you dol The advantage of a guar- antee on roofing lies in the fact that you can call upon the manufacturer to make good! if the roofing falls down. But no guarantee should be accepted unless it is made by a concern of recognized .responsibility. ROOFING Qulitr Danbttifr Gvmirtwt is guaranteed five years for 1-ply, ten years for 2-ply fifteen years for 3-ply, and our guarantee is backed by the biggest roofing mills in the world. lo All CountzlM, Hot Thia Security. One of the most important questions of the day relates, to the extent to which a. eovern- ment should Interfere in theraf- lairs of business. The success- ful man has always had "to run the risk of attack. Safety, from unreasonable- Interference by government or attack by others leads the ambitious .man' on to his greatest exertions. In some countries, as in ports Asia, irovernment rapaclty: has made it dangerous'' for a, -man to ac- quire anything beydnd -his .bare necessities. In a society, nothing but poverty p.nd iiesa stagnation' can exist." Governmental Intervention In the affairs of bustriesg'-should extend only over, such- as are necessary for fair publicity, and truthful statements. .Under auch a government, business se- curity Is at its best. Individual- ity and initlaUvo are' encour- aged; the country Is progressive, and its future prosperity is well guarded. But as aoon as legis- lation beelris-to deprive the pro- ducer oc a square deal, or where business 13 "regulated" by. peo- ple without the experience and neceEaary tramlngv ac- curity will transformed- into business depression. A. govern- ment should foe limited to 'Its natural functions of just .end reasonable legislation for, the greatest good of the greatest number of people, ftnd should never show favors In order to "catch votes" or 'to secure cam- palgzi contributions, In adoption to Certain-teed Roofing also manufacture a complete line o lower priced roofings, building papers shingles, aheathine, carpet linings, etc. put up in standard-sued rolls, package and weights. They are accepted a. standard by leading and tngi ncers. Your local dealerVijl be pleaset1 to give you full Information about ou goods and will quote you reawnab! prices. Be sure the goods arc made guaranteed by us. Geaeral Roofing Mfg. I SOME SCENES FROM THE WAR FRONT ppolntment to a position on the staff of he general commanding 'the Indian roops In France. Captain McLean has een In India since October last with 'Ii ttery of the Royal Horse Artillery, and well known in.hls native St. John as le was one of the first Canadian contin- ent In the South African war. .When hat war broke out he was at the.Royal Hillary College, Kingston, and at once for service.. He got his com- mission in tho British army at the re- narkably early age of 13. The permanent officers commanding-the came from Kent county 41 ycara HBO. before there were any railroads In soul-i- cm Manitoba. Mrs. Henry Ktold: St years, had lived on the Foyne eotue- ment (or over 40 years, and was born. In St Paul's parish., wtio passed airay.on Monday at the age of'so years, was the first man to .run a L-rlst mill by water Dower In southern lanltoba. He went to the Nevada sold in I860, had contracts for docks on Lake Huron, and came to Carman A ears ago. Mrs. Grlnistead. aged Jb ears, had resided In the district for 32 ears. HiBti honor has fallen on Captain C. Weldon McLean, son of Col. McLean, M.P., St.. John. N. B.. H. In. These are some of the first pictures taken since the outbreak of hostilities in Europe. Tho upper picture sbows one ot tho: creek French. res'.- leaving Paris" for tiiq front, The right htiml picture shows a sec- tion of German artillery In action, la the lower picture -are soon 'some oi the famous Uhlans; 'from ,whom so much has been heard in the first battles of the war. mm OF II '-UHLANS. antry brigades ,leut-Col. R. will be commanded .by W. Turner, b.S'-O.; V. Benin, Sept. Euopean war, like all the wars of the last few years, is .demonstrating the merciful nature illo of wounds from the modern army irlgades composing the first Canadian j Unless a vital Hart be hit, the jntlngent have been appointed. Tho in- rapjdly recovers. A striking example of the effect of the present small projectile is given by" the experience of a young German soldier T.'ho was in the battle before Liege. In the course of the battle ho which was the first intimation that he had been hit. At the hospital it was found that he had been shot through the shoulder and the upper arm, three times through tho thigh, one of the bullets going through both thighs, and once in the lower arm. He is recovering rapidly, and will be hack in the battle line In a few weeks at; most. Artillery fire, particularly shrapnel, brines the .greatest, number of fatalt- ties. Troops on the eastern border of the 23rd Scottish Light Dragoons, Waterloo, Que.; Lieut-Col. M. S. Mercer, commander of the 2nd Regi- nent. Queen's Own Rifles. .Toronto: jleuL-Col A. W. Currie. commander of the 50th Regiment, Victoria, B. Lieut Col. J. E. Cohoe, commander of :the 5th nfintry Brigade, Niagara Falls. The artillery brigade will be commandod by Je'jt-Col. H. B. Burstall, 'commander of 'he Royal Canadian'Artillery; A. C. MacDonnell, D.S.6., London, will command the Strathcona Horsed and Lieut-Col. C. M. Nelles will .command he P.oyal Canadian, Dragoons. Colonel. Nelles Is an officer of the Royal Canadian Dragoons, and has also. bee- ispector of cavalrs-. Ottawa, Ont., Sept. Several in. quirles have recently been received by. the officials of the. Patriotic fund, re- garding the eligibility for repetvlnK relief of dependents of Canadian sol. suftered especiallv from shrap- diers with the expeditionaryforce. For nel lire which the Russians appear to the information of the on use with great precision in other points, the boBocary secre- to their ritlc fire, which ippears to be tary of the central organlMUon, H. B. rather bad Ames, M.P., has statement. Those who are entitled to assistanca from th6 fund are as follows: (1) To have a jlrrt claim on ttet fund, It must be shown trial at 'too time of reporting for duty toe sOMier was a resident of'Canada; aod supporting in Canada ttt.s'jlvlfe, fanlly. BULL KILLS 18 GERMANS Enraged by Cannon Fire It Gored the Eriemy' Who Kilted It Pirl" Sent Petit Parlsten ..si prints a storv of a bull which. It says. or dependent who Saw. Mled WGermins It appears that for aid; the fund r.cetn when tho peas-ints in the neighbor-! being on the same, basil, not only La- hood of Sezanne nere warned of regulars, Due approach of tho Germans they opened also British army and the katea of the cattle pens and en.-'and French, Belgian, Servians, HUB- IHG TnTinnooo" i-ijaoXVlflVfl deavo-ed to dine tha cattle to a.place of safety. .'One" .enormous 'bull, it is said .becoming- enraged by thtj sound of the cannon lire brol e away, and charged the Germans looked on car in stupefacition ing it was some irick of the French At the first dash the bull gored six throwing them high in the tlr Others shot and wounded the animal which lion ever, gored a dozen more before succumbing. Dr.- J: M: Shaw, of Lansdowne, Ont, is sians .and Japanese leaving dependents in Canada, hare gone to join the colors; old can, be granted only while the coldlw on. active service. It may however, from the time that he up his employment, his, home, and be continued so long u ho is with 3iis roglment; reason- able time for his journey'to his homo in Canada, and the names at tha families lecelving help should be transmittsd- to the central executive for verification and record. 4 ft BVBLSTOKB Impressed me a a scattered town i If many hotels where people stay for one night If 'f the meaning of .Revetotoke. you stay there for a week, !n any hotel, you will hear, itf But It is glorious little place to stay on tm. after you have gone to bed, somewhere IB the quiet hours Columbia River fant out there after running sounds of people coming Into the hall below. Jangling picturesuue and mirrors the surrounding raoun. ot slamming of doors, coughing, clearing of tains In way that, if dollar getting were not the sol! meaning of life, would detain people a day or; two at least 11 believe that the. Canadian Faclfle Railway people tHsoovtred a lake on top of the mountain back of the I and are going to build a twining motor road op to I It, and break a trail so tbat the place can be M< people will up and look at the lake either on hone back, or In "auto" and take a note of It In the diaries, and say: ''Ain't It lovely." Revelstoke will not object These people bring money. Tim bonding of the road up the mountain will give enV tben silence reigns again. In the morning you will be 'wakened long before time br banflfif on various doon, banging here, banging ani u yoniturD over for your last nap the. of the hotel omnibus driver In the hail snouts to the breakfMten: "All When yoo get down to break- 'fast-.wlth lha there signs In the dining-room that It has been busy there already. The trains all seem to otfnM Into Revalstoke very late at night and go out very i The number of who have put up there In the dark, fallen tired Into bed, and Imagine, that the clerk called thsm tip two minutes later to a rmoed breakfast a irtva ibrouih chill morning to the depot, must ployment to many men who will spend some of their money in Revelstoke. Even a heaven-mirroring lake, OB. B'mountain top may spell Frederick author Up ;