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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 1, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta AUGUST 1.JM4 RUSSIA'S ANSWER UNKNOWN IL SL1A1 HOPE London, Aug. center drew a! Pans, Aug 1-The German am- Mil1 over what develonmenls might bassador to France hid packed.ami hiv. been ihr of the German ill Uas ready to leave at on o cloc to HuBsIa and to Fiance, and this afternoon when a dispaich reach f inUrvMtlo.. v.lth the eihm fiom Bcilm, r-akm? somi Emperor of Ru..ia. The Intel mes 6 rt ot which to reach hero from Berlin was in official notification that Germany's ultimatum to Russia expired at the general belief was expressed I here that Russia could have on-1 E11B liLPHLSt N I IUN ly one answer, unless King G'orge had supplied a formula which would the facet of the European powers in th principally concerned. I tot 0.1 cnlsTxp ct'tl Parn. Aug 1 French "ov.rn-! mint has officially, a.nnouno troops mobilized go eminent took into consideration, and about which ft escliamcd views with London end SI. Petersburg. 'liATEST WAR German ulti I Lssador Her- in Kraiue, such daties noon, diplo- lints generilli in Europi and will, l-c assumed by tfcem. WANT RURAL MUNICIPALITY DISSOLVED New Divisional Point Here Gets Off to a Good Star4 Alta, Aug uioyemettt >s on foot throughout the entire munici- pality of McLean to have the organiz- ed ni'imcipilitv dlEbtflyed A petition IMS been ciiculatod lor this put pose, and It is understood that it has re- ceiyed the signatine of a large num- ber of farmers Dissatisfaction with tho operation of the Rural Municipalities-Act yvith re- gaid to disposal of land for arrears of taxis, and criticism of the expeudi-l tltlon before, can be car- ulilrt Injn-iiffftfit Under the Municipalities-Act it is possible' tor the municipality to take over laud for airears ot taves after sixteen, months olapseil. The farmers claim that this is a hard- ship on account of the hard times, and claim inso that moie expendUuies than are necessary aie being niadtt this year Tho argument In opposition to the this morning as a divisional point there, was a hum ubout tire sta- is that lu.vo I ___ _. Tultt nAfill councillors, is tho gtound to the movement. It is necessary-to have two-thirds ot the ratepayers on the' pe- since the oiganization has now petfected it would not bo right to Germany's Fighting Call on Her Sons to Strike Hard Berlin, 1-1 he German 1m- he has worked lot -peace _ m Euiopc Should s I, r Itag Should I.ethhtidge got oft to a good start' In iwvatc car, and toured an inspection Mr ailmoie, was at his desk this morning, but ycry few of the .stuff haye arnvcd, and Mr Gilmore does not vet know} who they yvill 'Ihe despatclier's ollice is now on its, third tuck, the Wickclt, R L Craiibiook I. lirst trail to ro dcspalflieJ out ofjV. Manchester, the eastbound Crow tram last night W J. Manley, chief despatches yvas his office, this morning, and fcas tor his staff the lol- low all of Madebd, excepting ''j J. McDonnell, J. W Kipp, W Chappel, L M Cullen. II H. covnit "Yondon, Aug L-The German ulti I CE matum sent to Russia said that he usual Pood of matum sent to Russia said that usual Pcod of j i it smous lioill, in order to Russia did nut stop her mobilization irom continent to Lon cvpression to vour feelings lor soon todaj Germanv bejm (Jtn U1S stopped this after ,olr lath land 10n imT come to the mobilization of her ,inon a isolated mes house of Bi marik, vho, with wcrf dfilivprrel and these were! WiUinni the Clreat. and SERBS' DEFEATED I were delivered and these were! Tush, Servja, Aug 1 Seni-in citlier belated or lacking in import goy ernment admitted that the ance lelephonic co'iiuumication also Serb troops yyere defeated by tht ceased RUSSIA SAYS penal chancellor today nddiess-d a and h husc si m of demonstrators his from the window ot h.s oihcial resl- sho' id duiee making a stirring speech He hands, salli 'clear conscience this serious lioill, in order toj that we di-1 not then wage war for our existence and for the nnticnai honor to the mt drop of our blood the gray it of tins hour I re- CALLED INTO SE cancellations of trans-Atlantic Sail ngs, recalls, bv wireless ot European bound vessels a or tvyo out of port, and suspen- bv thre3 lines, in rapid succession HE How Fleets of the Powers Line Up Great Britain Russia France Sorvla Triple Alliance Naval vessels 3B9 2JO 4J1 '0 1208 Saiiors 137.COO 0 Triple Entente Behind Naial vessels 325" 114 171 0 Germany Austria.. Italy. Bulgaria.. 610 Servli Sailors 66.7SJ SS.OS'J 0 tale the field yyith a rapid succession nere. today B in tlie Knowledge The German Liovd lino it Beak war shall announced ye tardav that no SHE WANTS London, .lul NO WAR i. A dispatch from "Auslrians near'Fotcha, Bosnia In a battle lasting all day the Scr Mans lost, 100 killed and 200 yvound cd, but inflicted heavy losses on their Ices The battle oecurr-d on the day following the bombardment of Bel grade Th" S-r-ians fought desper- ately, but fnailv had to withdraw, ip__ __........... ____ ._ leavm" the pass onlth? south side ot The dispatch from St Pet Berlin stating that the rupture of dip lomatic relations between Austria and Hussia is complete, ivas aQcompanted by reports that Austria would declare war asainst the Czar the rncr Dnna op-n to the are now slowlv GERMVN-i GOES TOO Vjris, 1 -Le Matin published nn extra edit'on trdar cauvmg the declaration that the replv ot Russia and FranuD to Germam 's ultimatum iould cot U delajed alter noon to "The general impression" it IUE, is that Germany has gone too tar can be the only se-juc! PR VVGE Paris, HaMS News 'Acencv' states that German troops lave penetrated French terrrton VCTIDV Pans, 1 eo'crnniEnt to- issued a decree suspending ersbufg failed to relieve the tension to any extent: "The folloyviug official statement is authorized Russia desires no war Our partial mobilization is a precautionary meas ure to preserve the independence of Servia' Premier Asquith called a meeting of the Cabinet at Downing street. The Premier, "who is .also .Minister of War, conferred yvita several attaches of the war offiee-tiefore the Cahinet meeting began. .BIG FINANCIERS M VY SI OP Londcn, Aug. ths financial lerdH's ot" notified all nort duties on flour bread and'llie powers that thev will not toler- rr hibirmi: the exportation of food ate wartare and vnll refus" ind other artic'es required in times rto furnsh lunds IOT th- conflict, of yvar CONVERSATIONS the report m cmulaticn atterpocn The report is given London Auis 1 Officials at the credence m manr quarters that mem- FTench enibassv said -that ei- bers of the diplomatic corps snowed forts were still being made m relief when informed of it This .was ous directions to maintain th- prace the iniormation given M a financier had not ceased j Hcthsehilds are at the head 01 the movement the war advocates. and "con' ersations' GRASPING AT _raperor William the Great, and I if id MirsbaU Aon Moltke weldel the German empire for us. 'Yye. wis.ll to m> cm living in peace in He fcnuire wh'ch we hive de deyrloo'rt ,n forty-four yeais ol peace- vour lists the enemy mind you of the words of 1'rinco Iirelent'v to fie men o! Btanneaburg 'Let rour healb for dud and NEW LEADERS MEET ______ .essels would sail from either side of Saltillo, Mexico, Aug 3 Ihe Ulantie, compl-ted its lle-up by Geneial the Const! ordering back to port today three tutionalist chief arriyed liere icsscls, the Fncderic.Ii del last night jThe Caibajal com- [.he Grosser Ka'i'fuerst .and the Neck- mlssioners I Enthusustic chters and the singing fill llbOr I vi.v "The whole work ci Emperor Wil- of the national antnem sreeted the Ham has been devoted to the main close of the Imperial Chancellors t nanrc ol pcaw 'lo the last hour speech France Sees a Flickering in New Phase Pins Vue; Von Schoen, the German fiontier at about four German to France, call- o clock lesterdar afternoon Lvetv ed at tie lotcisn office just before one supposed that German mobilua nocn tcdai and "premier who Won was in progress and that was then attendin- a cabinft council Trench government was taking at the palate of tire blvsee left his profcr methods to meet the colleagues at once and had hall an tion hours comerencc with the German I Many weddings were penormed vos diplomat It was afterwards w terdav and todai, having been has nouncKi that the ambassador was to t n d Vnung to the prospect of bride- r t.rn to the French foreign oflic- frn" in the afternoon These conversations 0_ an mipiession that hope of peace must not tc considered irremediably gone, shut it was admitted that tiro the the the situa grooms having to leaie lor the fron The churches were full of wot gave rise to shippers ir, -Which sailed on .-July 28 Saltimore, Neyv.' York and Galveston r.spectiych 'Ihe Husbian-American me announced the suspension of its f :rans-Atlsntic service The only sei of the 'line' in 'American waters noyyri is the Czar, tons; which was to sail next Tuesday !tor llptter- dani and liibau. Sailing of the .seven vessels comprising the Atlas seivice of the Hamburg- line ho tyyeen the West Indies and Panama, have all teen cancelled Of the other lirgc trans lines only the International Mercan- tile Marine was sure that sailing .jWould not be cancelled, or interrupt- situation was len gloom; Nothing was known among the general public as to what was going on Lemnd the screen wh'Ch fell along hss been in Pans no scene of martial fervor as in 1S70. The troops have departed without being perceiv ed instead of marching through the streets with flags flying and bands plavmg amid the cheers of the popu The) secretly sent word to all the lig powers that the money interests vi ould refuse to finance a gen-rat war Ths ictlou hv tbe biggest1 _haBkmg institutions of Europe has friglitened the telliferenls, tut they are. putt-ing up tLe hlbfi to preserve national hon or and prevent damage to the triple entente and "A pl-n his been leached whereb} the wan scare yyill te allowed to die down 1he' Austr-orServian war quick- ended and tlie, political rivo tonight. FRENCH SOCIALIST x LEADER ASSASSINAtED Paris, July Jean Leon Jauies, Socialist leader in tlie Chambei of Dsp- titles, was assassinated toda> l yvhile sitting in a cafe. ed .LaLorraihs, of the French Line, reached port tcdav, possibly to swell the great fleet of liners which will remain mactlie at their docks on the Hudson till clears the foreign situation Never before m the history of tne port haa the trans-Atlantic ever so impaired As a neutral port New York, it> was noticed todai, soon would lead the world in the conges- tion of the great liners rendered in active bv the European war situa- 4i San Stock and Bond Exchange here was closed today Bourne was as ain closed today, and the committee decided not to open the market, until THE WAR AND THE MARKETS PENNY BANK CLOSES London, Aug National Penny Bank, an institution with meny branches wheie small deposits are re- ceived, yyas closed todav In an nouncing their decision to close the doors the directors said that owing to he serious financial situation at lorne and abroad, which has caused all stock exchanges to suffer enor mous losses so they Cannot he easil> realized upon, and because of the fur- ;her difficulty in obtaining gold coins, the'-directors feel compelled in the in- terest ot depositors to suspend busi- ness for a time jt -MAD RUSH FOR GODD London, Aug scenes wit- nessed at the Bank of England jester da) during the rush to obtain gold in exchange for bank notes, w ere repeat ed this morning on a still laiger scale A few people who had been too late to get currency vesterdaj, spent the ttifeht in the vicinity of the hank FRENCH BANK RAISES .DIS COUNT France The Bourse was open, but 'there were no quotations BKOOMIIALL CABLE 1 n erpool, Aug mar- ket opened with both merchants and Brokers refusing to quote and very se lers October shoyved a decline of while Dec was i higher Later October gained with undertone ner- vous Later there was a severe break which cairied prices lower on 4h8 'declaration of neutrality issued h> Italy and buyers withdrew, this decline being followed bv a shaip raise of 2i. on rumors that the French duty has been removed At the close, the market yvas excited lower than yesterday action of the Bank ot England, in raising its rate of dis couhtf.was taken in order.to'check the outflow of gold It Is suggested in fi nanclal circles that the next move- ment made may be the of the Bank regulates the Is- sue of bank notes in England New Co, members of tlie New York Stock Exchange, as signed today. The firm is one- of the >st doing business on the exchange bank rate here today T BUY ETHBRIDGE NO MATTER WHAT YOU NEED, it is to ilour interests to it in lethbridge. This is recognized by every one who has thought We mat- ter out. You can prove it by reading the announcements of the live city stores Ityaus business men too, to buy printing at home and Investigation has shown that Lethbridge prices on printing are lower than Calgary, Winnipeg, or Great Falls. The Herald Job Department can give you good service on "everything" you require in printing. q What cannot be produced in Lethbridge is, Stntto our Eastern house andyougefthe lowest Eastern prices-we get a commission. Wotftyoulei us demonstrate thai we can remove every objection? Don't give the outside soliiitor the order before you find out whether YOU CAN GEf IT IN LETHBRIDGE ;