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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 5, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5, J.914 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HWKAL.B PAGE SEVEN Handsome Gifts wiili Chewing Gum. CHEW Red Cross Spearmint ORr i Dr. Kind's Peppermint Pepsin Chewing Gums Cliew them for the purity of their fresh-greeii mint- them because; the parity add excel- lence of the materials.end the care used ia tbeir''iiiflking but produce tba fc best giim you ever tasUd. _: Save the wrapper of each packet for tlie hapdsome FREE Cushion- Tppshowiiig the Peimants and Coats of Anns of 10 Canadian Cities, Phonographs, Jewelry, Silk Cushion Tops, Watches, Sorting Goods a hundred and one other things, beauti- ful and useful. Begin to save the Wrappers to-aay. Write to ua for .complete cata- logue of these free gifts or get one at Uie store. Canadian Chicle Co., LIMITED rETEHflOHGUGH, OUT. H. Eacott Ltd., Wholesale -Winnipeg, Edmonton, Western Distributors. Cziif s Message to Allies GENERAL NEWS. OF WAR Aug.--4. King George's telegram to the Russian emperor, in a final effort to avoid war, and the emperor's reply, have been made pub- lic. The the opinion that there had'-been some misunder- standing to Mead to the breaking off of the negotiations, said "I make a personal appeal to you to remove the misapprehension 'ami the ground for negothi- tims for pcsstUe peace." The Russian emperor replied that he i would have accepted the propos- als had not Germany declared wax. 1 says the emperor, "snowed no disposition to mediate1 tand her preparations and those of Austria made it imperative that Rus- sia should mobilize, but I gave most categorical assurances to the German emjreror that the" Russian troops would not more so long as -the nego- tiations continued." .The reply concludes "I trust will not fail to support Russia and France. God bless and protect you." GERMANY NOW ISOLATED FROM WORLD .JJaw..Yorlv.N.'YTT Aug. cut tries: Russia on the east, France on ting-of the German cable between the west and England on tlie north. All the submarine lines ia the Med- iterranean to the Eastern Telegraph Co., a British .concern, and any German news that did make its way to southeastern Efurope through Austria-Hungary would not be trans- mitted over the...lines-of this coin- Etnbden and- the Azores virtually completes the isolation of Germany from communicationjwith the-outside world, except in so far as messages may be exchanged by wireless. All direct communication the Un- ited States Is .severed. Hereafter_nSl news of. happenings In Germany will have to filter through hostile coun- Pauy. GAZETTE PROCLAIMS STATE! OF WAR London, Aug. Gazette, the official newspaper, today published the notification of the state of war existing between Germany and Eng- land, as well as an order-in-council signed by tho King, relating to the merchant vessels of the country with which 'tho British Empire is- at war. The order specifies as absolutely con- traband arms of all kinds, .clothing and harness of a military character, animals suitable for- war' purposes. Articles specified as -conditional, con' traband are food stuffs, fueli harness and telescopes and NO WHEAT FAMINE IN MOTHERLAND London, authorities are taking all possible steps -to allay public anxiety in regard to food "sup- plies and to prevent unjustifiable "at- tempts to artificially raise prices. The Home Office today issued an official statement to the effect that, in addi- tion to the four months' supply of wheat actually in tlie country or he- !DS harvested, there were large con- signments of wheat now on the way here, much of which was already near British shores. There whs no con- ceivable circumstance, It was said, in which a wheat famine could arise, and accordingly fear of a' scarcity was groundless. The situation regarding meat was no less satisfactory. GERMAN' PACIFIC FLEET SA1L5 "NORTH' _ China, Aug. were-mounted today on the' 'North German -Lloyd steamer Prln'z Eltel Friederich at Tsing Tau..; The far eastern squadron of the German fleet, accompanied by .a .numbed .of mer- chantmen, left and it was reported that" warships', proceeding northward.. num- bers -of Chinese, coolies' have "been forced to work under armed guards on the defences of Tsing Taq.' GERMANS SHOOT-DOWN DEFENCELESS BELGIANS Liege, Belgium, Aug. cap- ture of the Belgian frontier town of Vise was effected by German troops "after an engagement lastiug-several hours. It is: the victors set fire'to'the town, killing those of. the population -.who resisted them. The town'of'Argentinean is also in flames. One Hundred thousand Germans are reported to be marching on Liege. GERMAN ARMY PRESSES ON TO FRENCH 2CR2EP. Brussels, Belgium, Aug. government states that tho German troops are continuing their march to- day in the neighborhood of Ficron, -near Liege. They of range of the forts, and evidently wish to reach the French department of Meuse by following the course of .the j-iver. MANY ENGLISH AND AMERICANS IN FRANCE London, Aug. French gov- ernment, according to tourists arriv-; Ing from the area of the war, Is doing everything, compatible with the-ne-j cessary movement of troops to .get: foreigners out of the country. The ports of the French coast are Englishmen and Ameri- an opportunity to cross Many Americans who havo'bGen motoring on tlie continent I have arrived at Boulogne. While they can. find room -for themselves, they cannot obtain accommodation on the steamers for their cars. steamers that leave France with crowds of American and English passengers return with an equal num- ber or Frenchmen and Swiss, who.are on Uieir way to Join their colors. PRICES OF FOOD STUFFS ADVANCE Liverpool, Aug. prices of provisions advanced 50 per cent, yes- terday. Tun stores were besieged, and in some cases had to close as their stocks were running so lo'w. The local sugar refineries have closed and the grocers are unab'ie to obtain fur- ther supplies. RUSSIAN AVIATORS SHOT BY AUSTRIANS Vienna, Aug. to the Casnie Neu Free Prease, a Russian airship carrying a pilot and Rus- sian officers was sighted on the Rus- so-German frontier near Lemberg, an Important military station of Austria- Hungary, and was fired on by AUG trians. The machine crashed to the round, and tiio two officers were killed. CANADA BUYS TWO DESTROYERS Ottawa, Orit, Aug. Robert Borden made the important announce- ment that the government has pur- chased two torpedo boat destroyers from Chile. The destroyers had just jeen completed at the Seattle ship yards for the government of Chile. The two powerful craft will proceed at once to EUquimalt for the pUrpose of protecting the Pacific Coast They will" be manned -by naval reservists now in British Columbia. CANADIAN COMMANDER NOT DECIDED Ottawa, Ont., 'Aug. report i that it has been decided to the. command of the Canadian infantry and artillery divisions under Col. S. B. Steele and Col. E. W. R. Morrison, re- spectively, is stated to be inaccurate; The choice of commanding officers, it is said, is not likely to be made until after the mobilization of the forces at Quebec. BRYAN MEETING FOREIGN AMBASSADORS Washington, D.C., Aug. tary Bryan.has a conference of representatives "of- all the European powers for late today, when it is be- lieved messages will bo delivered sup- plementary to those of President Wil- son, urging an acceptance of the ten- der of good Offices1.' the outset gradually disappeared and it was not long. before all the early losses were wiped out and the mar- 't ket was all around, September I and May options selling a half cent above last night's figures, Paris, Aug. 5. After President Poincaire's message to Frenchman today Premier Viviani recited a cata- losue of alleged German aggrrssions which, he said, had gono on for forty years, i Ho declared France had home with remarkable equanimity in her deep .attachment fo peace. He con- Bacrificcs, sterile compromises and other efforts were in vain since today, while fervently promoting peace, we ami our allies have been by surprise. The liberties of Europe have been attack- i etl and France anil her allies and friends who arc proud of them, are also proud to he their defenders. "Wo shall.defend them because they alone are threatened. Alt the rest is only va'n protect." Antonin Du Host, speaker of the senate, also read President Poin- caire's address Viviani matte and then declaration Premier similar to ths one he had made in the cham- Several sick senators were car- ried to their seats as they were not willing to he absent from the his- tone session. -Both Houses adopted without dis- cussion the financial bills introduced by the government and others for the relief of the families 'of soldiers rati- fying martial law, and imposing hea- vy penalties on'newspapers publish- ing false news. An amendment' extending the mora- torium to all the French colonies was passed unanimously. All the dep- uties rose to ttie'ir'feet in support of a bill to confer French nationality on natives of Alsace 'and Lorraine eii-> lis-ting in the French army. York, Aug. the great Hamburg-American that liner Washington, Aug. was an- nounced at the navy department to- day that the sailing of the armored crt'iser Tennessee for Europe with gold for the relief of Americans had postponed until tomorrow morn- ing in ca'der to complete -all neces- sary arrangements'.1 Chicago, Aug. depression which characterized the market at Vatsrland, now in port, was being made ready for sailing as a provision 'transport were given credence today an additional guard was placed around her dock and information as to plans for her departure were re- fused: It was reported that not only the Vatsrland, but ships of other German lines berthed here wgr.e be- ing secretly provisioned and coaled for the same purpose. Washington, Aug. Bar- clay, Clr.rge d' Affairs of the British Embassy, today asked that the Un- i'ted States take over British diplo- matic interests in Berlin. Secretary Bryan instructed Ambassador Ger- ard to do so. Official notice that a state of war existed between Great Britain and Germany was communi- cated by the Charge on receipt of a telegram From the British Foreign office. English naval reserves wilj immediately proceed to England with- out further notice. England is safe, if true within it- Shakespeare. England! my country, great and free! Heart of the I leap to thee 1 Come tlte three corners of the world in artns, And we shall shock them nought shall make us rue, If England to itself do rest but true. foe and is now home with her par- ents. A young girl was sent to bridge from Champion to take tho 5.30 train to Spokane. 'Travellers' j Aid asked the-child if she were going on anollHT train or staying in tho city. The child asked the Travellers' Aid to huy her i eket to Spokane for her, as she was afraid and could not count money very well. A young girl of tho city, who was ,at the station with her asked to take the girl home with her till train time. Island of bliss amid the subject got permission and took the little seas, girl with her, bringing her hack aft 5 o'clock. The little girl was only; years old, and she thought the young ladies of Lethbridge must bo kind, when they were so good to 4 strange girh A young girl, who camo off tho 1-1.05 train, asked the Travellers' Aid if there was any place she could go to spend the 'between trains, as -she did not liko to stay at the sta- tion. A man on'the train.-had asked I 'her to go with him for lunch end to a show after, and said, if .she missed her train, he would look after her. She was afraid of him bothering her so the Travellers' Aid took tha girl home with her to, London, Aug. 5. Hon. Reginald Mc- Kenna, the Home Secretary, announc- ed today that twenty-one spies had been arrested in the British Isles dur- ing the last twenty-four hours, chiefly in important naval centres. CALLING PARLIAMENT .AND AN- NOUNCING THE DECLARA- TION. OF WAR Aug. special Issue the Canada Gazette printed this morning contains an order-tn-council wMrh will be historic in their im- port. Among them js the proclama- tion calling parliament for the first emergency session in many years to meat on August 18. A further item annoKLCcs a tremendous event in tho siniple words: "Fiis Royal Highness received message from the Secretary of State for I fie Colonies atjS.45 this evening announcing that war had broken out with Germany." It Is further announced that His Royal Highness the Governor Gen- eral-ln-Council is pleased to order H. JI.C.S. Niobe and II.M.C.S. Rainbow, together with the officers and seamen serving on their vessels shall be and Bra hereby placed at the disposal o! His Majesty for the general service In Uio Royal Navy, Tho governor iu council also orders that according to tho provisions of the Naval Service Act, emergency exists at the present; the naval forces and tlite naval volunteer forces be placed im- mediately on active service. Absolute secrecy is enjoined upon all me-mtcrs at the naval service de- partment, anil it is not known what arc the' "details of the organization of the Canadian naval forces. Indiem Root PiJia exactly, meet the need which eo often every family fora medicine to open up and regulate the bowels. Not only are they effective in all cases'b'f Constipation, but they help greatly, in breaking up a Cold or La Grinpft; by cleaning out the system and purifying the blood. In the same way they relieve or cure Biliousness, Headaches, Kl< in- other common ft i I men t a. sense of tlie worcin Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills are A Remvdy TWENTY-THREE CANADIAN MISSIONARIES LEAVE FOB THE EAST Wnsliinstori, Aug. Ger- man. Embassy in St1' Petersburg lias been destroyed by a by a report that, the Russian Embassy at Berlin had been attacked. One Ger- man employee was killed. The Stato department does not cre- dit the report of an attack on the Rus- sian Embassy Berlin. This inform- ation conies from St. Petersburg in diplomatic dispatches. D.C., Aug. cut- ;er Androscoggln, was ordered to Bar today to bring ;the 'Cecilio's treasure to Now York under-an es- cort of naval .vessels. To In China, India and Japan. The MeM'-Ust and Presbyterian Churches have arranged their program and about 25 parties win be sent to tho East. On -September 17th a Methodise party will Ic'avq Vancouver under the control ot Roy. Hnrtwel.l. It will include Dr. Rest, Rev. Smith, Rev. Bea- ton, Rev. Albertaon and Rev. Enrlo. This-party goes to Chcngtti. Rev. C. P. Holmes Roes to Japan. Tho Prosbyterlau party Tor China includes Dr, Reed Rev. Bompas and Rev. Forbes who go to Hankow. To Central Rev. Graham and Suilllic. Rev, .Wm. Scott goes to Washington, D.C., Aug. neutrality proclamation, including Great Britain and Germany, not in- cluded in yesterday's pronouncement, was issue today. Washington, B.C., Aug. ments are being made to return the in gold aboard the steam- er Kron Prinzcssin Cecelie at Bar Harbor to the consignor bankers iu New York 'by revenue cutters, Aug. man Embassy building in St Pu'tqre- burg and the Russian Embassy build- ing in Berlin have been destroyed by mobs. 1 That thunder round thy, rocky coast, set up, At once the wonder, terror and de- light 0! distant nations whose .remotest shores Can soon be shaken by thy naval arm XTot to be shook thyself, but all as- saults Baffling, as thy hoar cliffs the loud sea-wave. Miss McLean of Calgary is a guest with Mrs. J. G. Robertson, Seventh av- enue. 5 Miss Bessie Patteson, who recently underwent an operation, is progress- ing very favorably. and Mrs. W. H. McCaffrey aro repoicing over the birtn of a son on Monday. Mr. Billings of Vernbn, B.C., is spending the week with Mr. Fred Downer, jr. Miss Sndworth of Ingersoll, wio has been a guest Mrs. M. pt John- ston, left yesterday to visit In Edmon- ton; en routs home. Mrs. A, M. Fisher, who has been vis- iting her sister, Mrs. Hugh Craig, Eighteenth avenue West, left ihurried- y this morning for Lethbridge on ac- count of the illness ,of ,Mr. Herald. Mr. Fisher had symptoms. of ty- phoid, but these have been checked, and he was considerably better this morning. 4 Mr. and Mrs. John MpNeely of Med- icine Hat have arrived in Toronto on their way home from a trip around, the world, and are spending a few days with their daughter, Mrs. (Rev.) A. E. Armstrong, Oriole- road, Egltn- ton. Ross, the crack polo play- er, arm IilTa. Ruaa; Tvilu have lieeii stay- ing with Mr. and Mrs. Fordhom, Van- couver, for some 'time, are leaving shortly on their return to Coronado Beach. K Major Hugh C. Maclean was the at a large dinner party at the Royal Muskoka ia honor of his guests, the Rt. Hon. Sir Robert and Lady j Borden, and also gave a lunch party to which some the people staying at the Royal Muskoka were invited. An interesting visitor from the Bri- tish Isles was Mr. Philip Snowden, In- dependent Labor He is accom- panied'by his wife, a lady "whose views on the feminist movement are as pro- nounced, and almost as well known, as Is the political creed of her dis- tinguished husband. 'Mr. and Mrs. Snowden will spend some time seeing our Canadian west-prior to sailing for Australia. Mr. W. J. Ragan; of Edmonton, who spent liis vacation in Lctbtft'idge, left for home today. Miss PattesMi has returned from Field, where she spent some time at! the Alpine Club. Miss Bessie Dixon has returned from holidaying with the Alpine club at Field, j Miss Ena Rowan left today for her' home in Sarnia, "going by way o! Edmonton, where she will spend few days. FEVER mm Calgary, _ Alta., Aug. ipaK fever -broke over Calgary la peal red earnest last night, Fanned to intense fervor by; the .receipt.of .the long-ex- pected news that Britain had beau forced into the European tion, it raged In all quarters of the city until long after midnight. For a hours Calgary .was mili- tary mad. Not since the never-to-be- forgotten days of the Boer "wafhave such scenes of wild enthusiasm beea seen in Calgary. The centre of foe city was a surging mass of enthusiasts, cheering, shout- ing and singing. .-.Frenchmen and Englishmen joined hands in patriotic: songs. The British National Anthem and the "Marseillaise" -floated up from every street corner; Hundreds of Union" Jacks; sprang into existence. Motor parades, flaunting ths red, white and blue made their iioisy way along the main thoroughfares, thun- derous, torrents of national airs pour- ly.g from them. Bonfires glazed on the north hill and in South Calgary. All Calgary, the suspense gone, and the certainty afce'ad. was involved irt the conflict, seemed to rejoice over the turn of events. The greatest crowds gathered at the bulletin boards. Thousands flocked up to the minute service given by the Morning A'Iberian at the corner First street "West and Eighth, avenue, anxiously hanging upon every word thiit came from the seat of action, cheering every, jaragraph that indi- cated Britain's determination to take decisive action against Germany. There was no mistaking "which way sentiment went., Quiet in the German Quarter But, wJiiie the crowd'was noisy, It was peaceable, and no active demon- strations were made against the per- sons or property of Austrians, aa took place in many cities. All was quiet in, the German, quarter. Clubs and Societies Knox church Ladles.'.Aid will meet at three o'clock on-' Thursday 'after- noon. As there is' sewing-on band, the ladies are asked to come prepared to sew. Tho following is the report of the Travellers' Aid for- July Met 1C5 129 people of whom 25 were young girls. Post- tions found for 5 girls. A young girl in from Sweet Grass!