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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 3, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta LETtiBRlDCE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, AUGUST 3, 1914 MOVE IT M PROW Number of Scattered Engagements Rerported During Night-Battles at ikat difflcuHsM In Ite traasmic-j London, Aug. Las not yet decided to declare war. Ger- TO ADOPT Paris, Alg. S.-AI1 telegrams were iffices in Paris WAR BULLETIN i ultimatum to Belgium calling on her to help troops through refusal and the seizure of the town of Arlona by German troops, is considered here us a direct insult to Britain, who has guaranteed to preserve the neutrality of Belgium. Ger- ocoupation of Belgium will likely call forth a formal protest from Eng-1 Salv.tion band land today. hourly is closer to the breaking; point where Eng- JS :larid will become involved. Vfeotow maainias are to be takenlbami Jport that he was to return to the Old jewelry [Country immediately, other Incidents oil His Royai Highness, along with the ft and Princess ofjod through In hh 8 unt" SfilZJE BELGIAN TOWN i GERMANY WANDERS London, Aug; 3, dispatch to the.Daily Telegraph from today says German troops have taken possession of the Belgian town of Ar- if1. loiia. '-'While no German soldier has yet foot on French soil, official re- ".'BELGIUM THROWS GERMANY DOWN London, Aug. Brussels despatch to the Exchange Telegraph says J that (he Belgium cabinet's response to the German note offering an entente if TJ _ 1 1 -1 n Berlin, Aug. William came to Berlin this afternoon from Potsdam, iie travelled in an open automobile, and was greeted on the streets of the capital by tumultuous cheering. Oilawa. Aug. cabinet council was in session from 11 until 1.30 and will probably be in session again lliis uflernoon. Before Premier Borden left for his home at two o'clock for luncheon he intimated that there might be something to give out later in the afternoon and even- ing. The printing bureau is also open. A special issue of the Canadian Gazelle calling upon army and naval reservists in Canada lo report will be issued without de- lay. It is staled that arrangements were also made to send troops to defend Canadian canals. London. AUK 2 Navm ii.cor vlsts weri t fhree o" ock' this'afternoon. Tils action confirms Belgium would facilitate the movement of German troops, lias been given and is in the nature of a formal refusal. and Lord Haldane, left Downing street together. The two statesmen looked exceedingly grave. The general im- pression in official circles today Is that the outlook is exceedingly dark. It is generally feared that England may be Involved In the great struggle. New York, N.Y., Aug. report and ito. Set'.ueht Pass before was, any declaration of war. "A breach of neutrality also bas ten through the tact HERMANS FIRE ON FRENCH FORTS _, opened nra on French posts at Petit Coil today. Details of toe engage- are not known. Five persons were surprised today while cutting a .itskgraph mw near Mervillars. All were arrested AUSTRIAN EMPEROR IS ASSASSINATED? Dally Chron- de published a rumor that Emperor Trsacn Joseph of Austria, bas been assassinated. Tola has not been con- armed. MONTENEGRINS MOBILIZE TROOPS Cetttnje, Aug. 9. King Nicholas haa signed a decree for .the tion of the Montenegro army. It is said'that Montenegro has a military agreement with Serria. COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF RUSSIAN FORCES St. Petersburg, Aug. 3. Grand Duke Nicholas Nfckotovrtcfc has been appointed commander-m-obiel of the tusslan army. It was once reported that the Emperor would take com' FRENCH AVIATOR KILLED CERMAN London, Aug. Standard re- that German and French aria- ors met in tbe air during the en- gagement at Longwy, and that the 'ranchman shot the German, who tell three hundred leet and was killed. HERMAN ARMY REPULSED AT LONGWY London, Aug. late despatch om Paris says that two officers and twenty men ol a German patrol were ilkd at Longwy and the German-at- tack was repulsed. NXIETY FOR JOWAOER'S SAFETY London, Aug. anxiety is elt ken regarding the Dowager Em- IMS of Russia Maria Feodorovna, rko has been visiting, her sister, tfe MB Mother Alexandra U England. bsj Dowagar Empress started lor Happe Friday niftt to take a train or Russia by way ol Germany: Since tm so news has been renired as whereabouts. IERMANY SENDS ELOIUM ULTIMATUM I GERMAN SHIP. BOMBARDS j.: Brussels, Aug. small cruiser Ausburgs sent tbe fo towing report to .Berlin ,ny wireless "Am bombarding UK naval harbor a Uban and am engaged with the my's ciiiiier. vThe naval port at U frau Is in flames." Llbau Is one o the principal seaports ol Russia an is located'on the Baltic sea, one bun died miles north, ol tbe German coast. It.is fortified and is uaed as an arsenal by the navy. The German protected cruiser Aus- burg is of tons displaonment and her chief armament consists o twelve 4.1 inch guns. Her pew con Gists ol about four hundred men. FRENCH SOLDIERS INVADE GERMANY arfja, Aug. soldiers dossed the frontier last night at Laschluclt, a small village in the Vosges Mountains. Shots were find on the Gorman post, but no damage was BELGIUM CONSIDERS GERMAN ULTIMATUM London, Aug. exchange tele- graph dispatch from Brussels states 'tfeat the, Government has received tbe German ultimatum which explrea at oven o'clock Monday morning and which offers an entente In case Bel- glum will facilitate tbe movement of German troops. The cabinet is now is suaiion and is discussing the na- ture ol its reply. AUSTRALIA MAKES OFFER OF SERVICES Sydnev. Australia, Aug. S.-Import- ant declarations wen made bete in speeches Saturday night in tbe elec- tion campaign. Joseph Cook, Minister, said: "I have absolute confidence in Sir Edward Grey, the British Foreleg Secretary, at present juncture, but we mint remember that what arer happens, Australia is part o the Empire, and Is In that Empire to the lull. When tie Empire is a war, Australia Is at war." Ex-Premier Fisher, leader of the opposition, said "Turn your eyes to Europe and [Ive the kindliest, feelings' to tbe Mother Country. 1 pray that a dis- astrous war may be averted, but should the.worst happen, after every- blng bas ben done that honor per- mits, we Australians will help aid defend Great Britain to tbe last man nd tbe last shilling." PRANCE MAKES TO PRESS GERMAN TROOPS CLOSE TO LIEGE that French military air men in gleat numbers have flown over Belgium and territory on their way to Germany." gle. lt current In shipping circles here, but which cannot -be confirmed in London, stales that tho Hamburg-American Ha- A-jg. 3.-An appeal to ----issued this morning asks lewspapers caution iin pbblish- Ottawa, Aug. department ol militia has been inundated with offers for service of all kinds and from all parts of the Dominion. In some cases tbe offers are from indi- viduals and in others officers oom- manKng oBer their own and tbe ser- vices of Squadrons, regiment) lor ar- tillery brigades. The. nffr.n: im-inri. one aviator, H. Landry, of Quebec City. Among those who offer -are the following Lieut.-Col. J. W. Woods, and the Governor-General's foot- guards ol Ottawa Lieut.-Col. Leckie and the 72nd Highlanders of Van- couver Lieut.-Col. Bowen and the 53rd regiment of Sherbrooke 63 Lteirt.-Col. H. H. McLean, M.P., and tie 28th Dragoons of St. John N B.; Lieut.-Col. 0. F. McLeod, of St. Lieut.-Col. B. B. Armstrong, a six-horse battery and ammunition column from tbe 3rd Regiment gar- rison artillery, St. Jphnj' N. B1 jleut.-Col. J. J: Creelman and tbe' Washington, D.C., Aug. neutrality of Italy In the European crisis was further Indicated in offi- cial dispatches from American diplo- mats abroad received today by Preei- ienl Wilson and Secretary Bryan. Auf.. orders from Berne the legation 6fi.Se Nation of Switzerland today sent no- Hce to all Swiss In the United Slates liable to military service to join the Washington, D.C, Aug. lork bankers will confer again tomor- row on the proposal to place 000 In gold to the credit of England Secretary McAdoo holds that :t H a matter to be decided between bank- themselves who will later an- I flounce their plans. Copenhagen, Aug. Dane, who has just arrived from Kiel says the German Baltic fleet is making its 'way calm. Everybody was anxious, but there was no show of enthusiasm and a lack of the cheering noticeable In Paris and Berlin. Gibraltar, Aug. French fleet, consisting of twelve vessels, passed through the Strait of Gibraltar today bound east. The Hague, Aug. govern- ment proposes extraordinary measures tun.. mu -miuruurg-jiuierican jia- mcui proposes extraordinary measures er-Kron -frincessln Cecillc, with to prevent the cornering of foodstuffs 000.000 In goto on board, has been H.will also introduce bills authorizing captured by the British Navy and Is the Netherlands Bank, In case of war. I to suspend payments In gold. London, Aug. great crowd being towed into Plymouth London, Aug. have been summoned back from their train- Gathered today m the vicinity of Down- Ing camp to headquarters. England, Aug. have been sent out to bring tie British fishing fleet home from the North- ing street, where a Sunday session of the Cabinet was held. The Cabinet meeting os Suudi-y Is without pnceoV'" ent la modern English history. Before the Cabinet Charles Max IJchdowA; AmbassadQr, and afterwards .went to lie 3fflce to see Sir Edward Grey, the foreign minister. Sea censors today took charge of all messages reaching Eng- and over Atlantic cables. Messages n code may not be transmitted. _ _____ Peking, Aug. law has Arabasador Iste this I dec'ared in the German protect-, afternoon 'was still in Paris awaiting iorato All foreigners, instructions from Berlin to leave, none I Britishers, have teen order- to the North Sea. Only an armored cruiser and two old ships are left In the Kiel roadstead. London, Aug. to a dl's. Sixth Brigade, Canadian Artillery Montreal Lieut.-Col. S. G. Robert- Son and the 78tb Highlanders, Pictou IR news about the war which might bdp the enemy. ,H recalls the impru- eut revelations made in 1870 and le great aid afforded In'this way to n. o.-t n. wu- Oenaany at that time and declares Alta., and one news publiahed without tbe the officer commanding u S.; Lieut.-Col. W. C: Good, and tin Fourth Brigade Canadian Field Artillery, Woodstock, N. B.; H. WU- Brussels, Aug. 3.-A despatch to the newspaper Etoile, Bolgem, .states that German troops have reached Vise, on the river Mouse, only la miles north-east of Uera, Belgium. FRENCH SPIES TURNED BACK Coblem, Germany, Aug. 3.-A par- ty eight French officer, dressed in Prussian uniforms, attempted yester- day to cross German (rentier in automobUea Bear Wslbeok, on the. Dutch frostier to the west ol Oojj- The attempt waa uuncnsalul. UVERPOOL EXCHANGE CLOSED S.-The dir-otors ol Liverpool Cotton association, at' that any news publiahed without tte consent, of tbe military authorities, renders the offender HaHe to a charge treason. The fact that France intends to mobilize her forces to tbe last man indicated by a bill to be mtroduc- in Parliament tomorrow permit- ting men who have tailed to present themselves lor their term ol compul- sory military service to join the nrmy now without liability, to pun- ishment. Some Americans here have oSered to figSt for France and a suggestion has been made that a corps of Am- ericans should be .organized here. The and the third co. Canadian Engineers, Ottawa; Lieut.-Col. F. C. Jamieson and tbe 19th Alberta Dragoons of Edmonton Major W. 0. Smytbe and a squadron of the 27th Light Horse, Swift Current, Sask.; J. A. Edward, on .behalf of himself and the members' of the army and naval veterans Montreal; Capt..W. P. Putney, late ot 68th Regiment, Halifax, S. Maynard, Rogers, Jas- patch to the Central News from King's Lyan, a seaport in. Norfolk, England, j Berlin, the British steamer Saxon, which leftltodi 'King's Lynn last Thursday with a cargo of coal for Bransbuttel, Prussia, lias been seized by tbe German navy and taken to Cuxhaven. Vancouver, B.C., Aug. Sixth liegimont o Vancouver have wired the government at Ottawa, offering one thousand men. seemingly having yet reached him. It la understood that if he does not ask for his passports they will be handed him tonight. troops today fired upon arid 'brought to earth a French flying machine near Wesel. ed to leave. Germans residing In Peking have lert for Tslng Tan, the fortified port of Klao-Chau. The PYench, British and Russian merchants here are con- tinuing business.. Tokib, Japan, Aug. {shores of the Pacific showed active statement Issued Preparations for war. The British. As- New York, N.Y., Aug. All British army and navy reservists In America are to be called out. Instructions to this effect were received here today 'rorn the. Foreign Office by Acting Many re- Consnl-General Nosworthy. servlsts. It Is expected, w England on the steamer Lusltanln next Tuesday. London, Aug. U learned on :oday says: "In consequence of-Rus- neel ta concentrating at Hong ilan attack on German territory, Ger- konE. and German warships In As- ,_ _ latlp waters aro making tholr -way to many'ls In a state of war with Russia. French reply to German representa- tions is of unsatisfactory character. Moreover, France hag mobilized and outbreak of war with France must, therefore, be reckoned with any day or any. moment" Tslng-Tau. The warablpB of Japan are making every preparation for pos- sible, evenluiilltlefi. and are ready to Ball at a mpment'e notice. The Jap- anese, dreadnought Hlyml had a suc- Another _ statemen tdeclares that! icom Russia has Invaded Germany during to servlc _____Jt hold Uuansclv, Uon of Russia's peaceful j cessful trial trip today. I Germans residing in Japan subject >rvlce have been ordered res In readiness. Uon of Russia's peaceful assurances." London, Aug. British Home I Ont-. Admlr- Secretnry has Issued orders prohlh- ally ha3 lssued a call for Royal Naval Itlng flights of air craft over the whole reservists lo report for duty at once. area' nt nnj The Canadian eovnrnment haa tllat out on occasional humorous incident Today a captain who was carrying Suva, P. W. eichang. to closes Mo- y A resolution ws. pwatd de- claring that until rurther notice all censd CM bt eoMot shall be Today a captain who was Si "laoey, K. bis equipment along on the stiwt from Btopptd a horse cab and asked driver to take him to Wie Extern i Macleod, Majcji railroad terminus. The re. .aoa- of fused, whereupon a crowd LleutJOol; crs picked op the captain, placed him I in the vehicle, pulled the driver from Hamilton Capt. B. his seat and rolled him In tbe stwet TotW3n Northwest Re. whito a mat Iroii tbe crowd jmnped Ont.; Major J. up'and drove tbe officer to tbe sta- WJi Regiment, Lindsay, Ont. tiOB. Major W. R. Marshall, 13th Regl- Ottawa Major H. ol Ouide, Toronto; Major Lawrence Stewart, R. B., Winnipeg Lieut.' D. S. Bliss, Quebec Major ucdsoa, 72nd Regiment, Vancouver B. C., Lieut.-Col. Stacey, R. o. by Embassy this gallons. This will 'bo the first time such a step has been taken since the Napoleonic wars. .London, Aug. following iclc- tc government was j afternoon Sunday, 4.10 ter- was Invaded this'morning at nireyandnenr Longwy by Oensan troops. They are marching on tic forts at Longwy. The customs port nt Delle was attacked by double fusil- MARTIAL LAW THROUGHOUT FRANCE A-j. 3.-A procJalm- taf marttal law tbrosgbout Franoe Algsri. was IM.M by Praldnt Posaoan today aftsr a of the cabM. Ths PresMtBt also sommoa- parllasmt to msM tomorrow. neat of Hamilton Major W. C. loon, aid A. L. Langerlll, of the Wth Ragiment, Hamilton; Col. Blrehall ol Wmaipsg, Kan.; H. O.' Hayas, 34tt ReRmuBt, Fort Garry Horse; LiMt.-Col. J. Mitria, tele of tlkB> aUksUs Capt. OuttMe, ;ith N. B.; Major officsn, area of the United Kingdom and coast as well as territorial, except by those the naval or military service. London, Aug. Dally Cliron- rtc says that the British Cabinet has definitely decided not to send an ex- peditionary force abroad, but to make every honorable effort to prevent Great Britain from being drawn Into War. London, Aug. Portsmouth and Gibraltar came news this morning of Increasing British precautions. All steamship communication through Portsmouth harbor has been forbid- den, and nt Gibraltar there bas been Issued a proclamation regarding the preliminary precautions to be taken for the defence of th'e bay. German shipping at Gibraltar and other points n the vicinity la proceeding to Span- The Canadian government haa been asked to make the announcement. Men of tin Royal Navy Reserve are asked to accept this as notification and report. 'London, Aug. Thomas Llpton declared today he had definitely de- cided hot to rnco at Sandy Hook next September for the America's Cup, If England becomes engaged In war. I Ish ports. The news of the In -----j vision of LniemSurg in disregard of _ Its troops. Official! the neutrality regulations was ibe navo been sent to infomsUon today to dlsllluilon duty. London, Aug. er Eicept for great silent crowds at cither end of Downing street, noon. After the meMlitf fflr EOward Winnipeg, Aug. Grain Eichanf e cable ssys that England has declared war against Germany, and HI ttM Navy Rwrvn have bnn aslltd sub Winnipeg, Man., Ant. oraln oabto atsus- that In a naval In the Narth Mi, Osmu-iy Is MM ta have laat amn ahlps SM Britlsn flMt Ml Hit ;