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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - August 5, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME LSTHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST I WHOL PRICE CENTS NUMBER 200 n y Mr BELGIAN, Message From Pres. Pbincaire To Frenchmen Brussels, Aug. Belgian Miuisl ,War in an official statement today said: "Tin: Bctfjiims an inister re suc- A-f .-Ta- i AJ vx A J-x London, Aug. German Ambassador to Great Britain is not expected to leave London before tomorrow. It was re- ported today that a British cruiser might be placed at his disposal io insure his safe passage across the Channel. He visited Vis- count Haldanc at his private residence ihis morning. TWO ENTIRE GERMAN CORPS INVADE BELGIUM Brussels, Aug. Belgian Ouieial Gazette announces today that the entire Seventh and Tenth German army corps have invaded the Belgian province of Liege and have reached the vicinity of Herve, liep'inster and Remonschamps. The German artillery bombarded some small forts in their advance. ENEMY SHOOTS 17 ALSATIANS Paris, Aug. official announcement today says that 17 Alsatians while endeavoring to cross into France were cap- tured-by the Germans and summarily shot. GERMANS IN LONDON HAD London, Aug. during a raid on houses occu- pied by Germans in London in one place discovered a large num- ber cf bombs and rifles. Several arrests v.cic made. TURKEY CLOSES THE DARDANELLES Constantinople, Aug. Dardanelles "and the Bosphorus were closed today in order to preserve the neutrality of Turkey. GERMAN AMBASSADOR UNDER STARS AND STRIPES Stockholm, Aug. German ambassador to Russia his stair arrived here yesterday from St. Petersburg on a They proceeded Io Berlin. British, French and German Cruisers in those Waters Threaten. Traffic steamer flying, the American flag. PANTHER STORY CONF CONFIRMED IN XONDON Algiers, (via" Aug. 5. Authentic confirmation, of the report of the destruction of the ,'Jerman cruiser Panther and cd lire of ilie German'cruisers Goeberi and GUARDING FORT -WILLIAM'S ELEVATORS reach- Fort Aug. that'attempts will be made by German agents to hamper Canadian shipping'by blow- ing, up big terminal elevators at the head of fhe lakes, Colonel Laurie has ordered stationed at ail grain storage houses detach- ments of the 96th Regiment It is understood Col. Laurie acted on instructions received this morning from Ottawa. Scores of civilians applied to the officers of the. 96til-today with a view to enlisting. LETHBRIDGE PROCLAIMS HER LOYALTY TO THE. JGREAT de-d, Who never to himself hath said, This is my own, my native land.' there a man ith: soul so' lou cJ by the hand and a throng oi j citizens with flags, marched out on TO lith avenue. Cheer after cheer arose, am id the greatest. of excite- ment. The band vociierously cheered after each contribution to the general uproar. They "Rule "The Red, White and Bonnie of "Cock or the The Oist Regimental uThe sentiment stirred the hearts oi ,thc vast crowd assetn-' bk4 outside Herald Office last night, was vividly portrayed by the' vild" venes of entbusiasm which greeted ths announcement that war been declared beUeea Great Britain and Germany. f Amidst etcitesuffit which baffles tie-1 Hf Ifi the despatch stating that rn" r, -U 'oers. The demonstration woma have had declared oa Great fall fi t had t f b h Bntfcn was to the eag-i tj. L d waiting crowd. The people hs- 2eas, l tense silence until the had .been.received.'that such offer would received. gian Min-alcr of an-iounces t'-'at i the fortt'scstior.s cf Llo'je and the ciniiy sra firing vircrc-jsly at the Gsrmsn trooas. n 1 I hs Ottawa, Ont., Aug. is stated that there is .little likelihood of the X. V.T. il. P. being included in the Canadian contingents. At Seast that is not the .present intention' of the or oE-the Mounted. Police er-annient The force will bo slight- ,r depleted, however, because it con- "ains filty-four army and one naval re- These fifty-five men. will La've to drop out and proceed to Eng- The government'realizes that ;ndcr existing circumstances it will ae impossible to secure for the force, rnd even If it were, the men 'wco Tvouid enlist would not be capable of doing patrol It is felt that the patrol in-the far north, and in the new districts must be, maintained. Tue force" at present is up to full strength of seven hundred men. Two hundred of-these are in the Yukon. It is believed that the Canadian contingents will consist almost entirely of artillery and-infan- try corps, and that the number 'oi cav- alry to be sent wifl be comparatively small. took the position Tucn. JQ ronean war was so stKpen- sioner Rsid that, the Enron dous; and that its effect on tie en- tirft was liable to be so lasting that the, United States as one tbe few large neutral Powers could not otherwise: than at least offer to be' for bringing about poace. The-proffer of good offices was not fight is believed to be in pro--sent to govemraents of Servh and gross between the'Belgians and'the Germans for the possession of Fler- j on, six miles from Liege. those countries are not parties to the Hague conven- tion. The Tclioie of for Tl.e'j of the first naval ensagej between the nritisa and Ger- man fleets Jn the Xorth Sea. The corao in any tirac.' If it is ret ;ar to an extra tviii be io p, .1 iha 5f.-t ni3r.t so certainly prcclaiir.ed ail rii-a-s that ccme tho- bt-j-ctins V ill fcc annoancrd from tLc HersM, and the is cordially in- vitc'J b" on hapu. To jro'iick furtiirv ment. tb? v.i'l once play i'n front of ti'.e HeraSd tonight. can all. Coir.inis- has arr.iir.pd to on a on the Bov- njar, bifilding-, opposite the Ker- Eid, n.cruros ot the Xavy and oilier ratr-otw si.dcs He has c-si.Vcao i. and it is his desire that the get another phase oJ b; seeing a ships of v v v France Fighting the Germans Back Pan? via French Min- same department, but fell back he- istrj of War today issued a commun- i fcce a body of French infantry, icatioa stating German cavalry and' "T-he French oiobilization is pro-' spirit prevails m evervwiere injeconnoiteringj c'An evcellent tpcrtics It adds: j 'A of German dragoons) Santos Duaon t, the Famous avia- sore rfc.wa OR Villicrs La Montague tor, ofiarcd his services today to the ui ihc department of Mcurthe et Frencli aovemmEnt. but was repulsed by French] The onVanned French General, Paul :i.cmeR._ Pau, who fought in tfce war oi 1570, i A rcjtnent 01 German cavalry ad- 'has been placed in command of- oce as I'ar as jhe oi the French armies. Twelve of Empress Crew Are Found Dead-at Their Posts the of 1 i, Que.f Aug. bodies of twelve men found in the Empress of Ireland wreck on almost all wens of nffjTj.bers of the crew, and all were fcunc! at their posts. Diver 6ar- goni recovered seven 'bodies and Divsr McCal! five, .all men. Ono was an officer named Moore, Drilling for specie was com- menced yesterday. BANK NOTES ARE LEGAL- TENDER Dominion government anounced today that notes of Jj Canadian banks are legal ten- der. There is absolnrelj no cause for nlarm the financial situation in as all the chartered banks ars '.fully .prepared tor any eraer- gency, and are provided with large reserves. Gold -viH naturally be conserved in case of need by the this will not affect the general situation here. ;