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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - August 4, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. TUESDAY, AUGUST 4, 1914 NUMBER 198 use of. the British from a SOlirce-in tlie e.rnment says that up to the present" time no Germans have entered Bel the members torn war-before twenty-four 11 I r l TI-I n _.'_ _' j -N. v X.I.JL. J.J.I. UULw presented an ultimatum to troops from Belgium of Parliament gium. NEW SOUTH WALES SCEJTES OP NAVAL ACTIVITY OX KXGLISH COAST OFFERS MEN AND SHIPS Sydney, N.S.W., Aug. 3.-The v.om- C tO niVp-ul of 7 r.' UIHLerstOOCl. that has decided to offer the c to .an cml at y. 0 clock hist night without a favorable r or, I v mperiaf1 expeditionary eti from Germany ICpiy force of 20.000 men, and to place the Australian warsbips under the con- jtrol of the Admiralty. BRITISH NAVAL BATTLE DENIED The report circulated'in London to- KMAKY THREATENS BELGIUM .London, Aug. has matiim. UVCE ASSUMES OF to accede to Germany's first that LUclT, SEIZE GERMAN WIRELESS Brussels, Aug. newspaper, Chronique, 'announces that TlM f> Ttn vol rton i _ _t_" _ sss. British and German warships is un- true. GERMANS HAVE INVADED HOLLAND j Brussels, Aug. Burgomaster of Antwerp announced tenight that the j Germans had invaded 'Limburg- Hol- land, and that the province had been Placed under martial law. Limburg }3e has a population of nearly a quarter or a million. GERMANS -AND RUSSIANS CLASH Berlin. Aug. from Al- -G-erman French Embassy here nf rt :r made a further letstem in east Prussia, say that a attacked Johannis- Russian column a squadron, of the llth Pomeranian Dragoons. The Russians are said to have lost about twenty killed. The Germans lost none Of Bel The Ger 01 -Dei-.killed, but several men T u several me accordlllg --to a dispatch at Brussels. _ to Lyck and to Diotte- town, on the Russian frontier, have been IPVT T 'l -r- JXJKTJS town> the Russi; Uniiadelplria. n i v Consul in Philadelphia, ooNwt Jon, Foreign Secretary 'arrived and coaled at Humber and the ports." tbe German Ambas- m Von Schoen, entrusted of the Germany Embassy i a ui me ijern detained already'and those of to i Myron T. i 1 not attend today's DECLARED WAR ON BELGITIM BOATS .J't is-reported e German navy seized four steamers, the property of ;he Central Railroad, in the har- rlamburg. If tXrafinned, poll- say, English war Is inevit-' f the FRENCH AVIATOR DROPS A BOMB the American _- Herriek, in ac- cordance with instructions received when he was told to demand bis pass- GERMANS SWARM INTO FRANCE Paris, Aug. Germans have penetrated French territory at two first entered Longla- ville, in the department of Meurtue- tW' f-J-Avrv 1 l IeWIoselIe' a Part old Lorraine, UiaD Ueimany had Qear later invaded Cirey- "1 f1 sur-Vezouze, in the same department possible place on her that can be be- i cupied by a passenger taken CLOSING WIRELESS STATION IN" N.J. New York, 4-The trans Atlantic wireless station at Tuckerton A J.. communicating direct with a tower at Hanover, Germany, and not with ships at ssa is tc fear that 1 violation of neutrality laws. NO. COALITION WAR MINISTRY London, Aug. idea of a the coast have been painted to render them British are ready for active ser- hour i for servipp he- T -c-nghsh arma- papers, and according" to 'tbe Government' The che Liberal chief there is no the proclamation tention to form a ministry of this sort ?r also contain notice i bllization will continut 3000 RUSSIANS bWEDEpC >viii continue and .stoc-Kholm, Aug. 4.-A bill propos-j [ns 5iU be read-v for Parliament to Qg a moratorium was introduced in-i act- Farlmment today.' There are three .The sPecial session o will be asked to put i naval policy enunciated ert Borden in 1912. e are tree thousand Russians here, with no pos! tbeJr befnS SbIS t0 murn for service the ui built at Turkey. ;This dreadn of tafeing its place m British hue. The Canadian par- ent will likely.he asked by the government, to "purchase these ships. Paris, AUg. 3.-E. 0. g.-A French aviator, flying from Nancy in a iot monaplane, passed over the u. i uv illirLV- I1VC I demanding ..to'know whether Sweden fiMed with off these was "for or against us." j being followed by .cavalry in force. The to Belgium Several violations of French 'Pflf PH i. skirmish line near Longwy today, and dropped bombs inside the German -lines'. One oiihem he Aland Islands, a part .oi H MADE D MOBILIZATION ui uuo armored train which the Germans were; using on the -to'have demolished it. The flight was made in 'the early oawn, and the aviator was able to' tu ceigmm created a deep-impression here, and it >s beheved that if a similar ultimatum were addressed to Sweden, would foilow the- Belgium example in red- ing to aid Germany. GEORGES CARPED JOINS THE ARMY Parif Aug. Carpentier, Frances foremost fistic fighter "has He responded to tbe ui tussrve men uerman territory were of the Royal "Proclama- into the Czar's territory _ lat Elcnreujiie and Tiloslav'by Ger- AND GERMANY guards, 'according to AND GERMANY NEGOTIATING s, Aug. man frontier guards, 'according i word here. The Russian the central military .depot GERMANS LEFT- IN LURCH IN RUSSIA T by German troops were re- ported today. Detachments, visited .outlying farms at" Lepuix, near Bel- fort, and requisitioned cattle WILHELM A SKIP OP MYSTERY New York, N.Y., Aug. des- tination of the steamer Kron Prinz Wilhelm of the North German Lloyd port last night DOWAGER EMPRESS AT COPENHAGEN _ London, Aug. Empress Mana Feodorowna of Russia is re- ported to- have.reached Copenhagen whence she will try to get to St. Pet- ersburg by way of S-tveden and Fin- land.. She was on her way to the Rus-1 sian capital from a visit to England j when she was stopped in Berlin and i turned back by the German author-' f 12. KAISER DISCLAIMING' RESPONSIBILITY FOR WAR ties. GERMAN AEROPLANE eply it ST; GAINS IN f N POLAND Aug. 3. German border _ onr Lublinitz, Silsia, iort-skirmish -with eF} ssession ol Czenstochowa, i CANj the Germans in the-Russian capital as incensed at the conduct of their which to the last pretended surprise at Russia's policy and then withdrew its ambassador j suddenly, leaviag its. people in the [lurch, as the American Embassy to jcare German interests were" en- In. i trusted, was quite imprepared to deal France near Cirev. LEAVES I PORT OF HAVANA British crurs- J Ct force with.such a complex question A C O _ 1 ___ _ As a rresult, the says the Germans were unable JeaVe Russia, and Saving lost their employ- ment, found theniselves in a pitiful Poland.. and Kalish, Russian have been occupied by Pol-! uriwsn uieoise left here at midnight with i ts TO COLORS SOLDIERS JOB AT HALIFAX IMENT'.'TQ INSURE AN WHEAT Aag, government the! first _ TO THE LAST MAX Berne, Switzerland; Aug. 4 wheat shipped from Can- MaSTte SS- under existing circum- pfL2r ED -he premiums to be paid hyi ter and to br charged oylk u l Uw eventual He is ;p is being taJnnt to secure military mobilization of Switzerland bias beuii completed. Every able-bod- yu UUI.JT wuen the First iied man has responded to the colors railway-bridge and monn- KMW3 acd _theSixty-SLxth Princess JtainPass is occupied. The precautions to the commandeerJnr Slst tt Tnanmno- Tof alf v j oi an -available provisions and all of locomotion. Even bicycles Tviiicn. is the usual course for steamships bound for "Europe. AUSTRIANS SUFFER Paris, Aug. dispatch from Nish, Servia, to Le Matin says the Austrian: troops were defeated with heavy losses in a battle against the Servians on Sunday near Semendria 'The regiments of Austrian infantry, comprising nearly ten thousand supported- advanc- ed against the Servians, but were re- pulsed, leaving many of their num- ber dead and wounded on the field. A large force of Austrian troops aided or a fiotnia of monitors composed of twenty vessels, has been trying for the last six days to cross the river Save into Servian territory, but has Paris, Aug. A German U4 tU tO LOS n v i AJ Aug. escape without being inj'ur- cal1 to. tne'colors by reporting for duty a ofcoa{ miscellan- DROPS BOMB IN LUEXEVILLF that the mobilization of 'the at the J eous stores, was n _ is completed -in all respects RUSSIANS FORCED lock this morning. This was1 BACK- "BY GERMANS the measures taken and the! Berlin, Aug. s.-Russian patrols en y response of the reserve men j German territory were ice of the Royal -Proclama- into the eous stores, was a subject of specula- tion in marine circles today. The steamer, after clearing Sandy Hook, only her running jiehtRhnrr a aeroplane last armv dropped three Ber'.in... A concerning the' beginning Of the says: held loday in around the was Bismarck wi ixuaaiiiu Jiuiuent JiOSIso All J 1Md m the property e was caused. Isare beer, requisitioned. Burns, WARSHIP meut -board, AGROtTND Copenhagen, Aug. not succeeded in lanciinc. KRON PRINZESSIN Me., Aug. Fifty Cowftcks oC frontier ty Bwt Alte. Russian It is said to be the Andrei Perroa- vwiny, a battleship of tons'Taid from ISSUES ULTIMATUM TO SWEDEN Stockholm, Aug. us suteil that both Germany hafe inquiries M to wftether Sweden Aup. was officially toofght that Prince her to North German Uoyd Cecefie, carrying more than in gold, and whereabouts have been isorc or less arstery since she sailed froir Totk last Tuesday, arrived in today. The Cecllle at six but there were no casualties KAISER TRIES TO APPLY WHITEWASH Berlin, Aug. German go ernment has issued a white book counting the events up to' the and is of. an Tactorj- na- ture. In addition Prance has ordered the mobilization of her army, so that the outbreak of war -between Ger- many and France at moment." i- and time absorbed by the wore .mposed on him at this serious hour g and giving the texts of the Me-i Another semi-official communication grams exchanged between the tnis afternoon, declaring me VJCF- man EJnperor and the Russian Emper- or- Jhe government insists that it worked shoulder to shoulder with untrue the French' reports 'that Ger- many had begun war against France owing to her troops invading French X> iill 4. t C ureat Britain JU_mediatory action The communication then supported every proposal in Vienna a number of incidents to from which it thought a peaceful solu- sbow that had taken the in- tion could he hoped. .On July 30 the German government forwarded to Vienna the British pro- itiative in warlike operations. ABOUT her be tions. Jn accordance with the constitution the Kings of by popular demonstra- Imperial Bavaria, aa, Saxony and Wnrtemberg have placed armies under the -command of The Grand Duke of Mecklenburk Strefctz and As Duke of Brunswick are to take tlie field. The families of all soldiers of the reserves summoned to the colors are to be supported by the state. LT S. NAVY 'TO .-The Senate German Em- 7 ,bassy here today issued the follower after the invasion [explanation of the recent niaCeT with British ships by German a Ger, j vessels: today voted to authorize the a police Of the establish intention i fmfs, to Carr5" passengers and Germany of inter.'er- j ,LtO South Anierica and property of vessels. news came of Rass1 vr if yi uiier.er-j .zsz denied to the German ARE OVERCROWDED ftrris. French me were tat the that Its at Tfcc -the case of the Saxoa ivernment had purchas- tne coal on board from the firm to the destination of the vessel to FKOCEEDS Rome, Aug. a semi-oaicial publisbed here said 4'Tke Italian Cabinet, white some of tfc at j of mediation. {ordinary t tut KMMas BatataaOoainMtf ftecfiM A. duty of f coion w ;