Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 6, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta
VOLUME VII. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 1914 PRICE FIVE CENTS Number 200 LONDON AWAITS NEWS OF NORTH SEA BATTLE "THE IRON WALLS OF THE EMPIRE" The English fleet is nov fighling the Geiman Armada, photographed at Spillicad, England, on July 20th, dining the naval This remarkable photo was ncccsbanlj taken atTi diildiuTe and onh includes, a ot the ships hi the King. LOCAL VOLUNTEERS Captain Bell in City Says Trouble Will be to Keep ihe Men N. W .M. P. Barracks May be the Recruiting j of the 25tli Are Eager to Enlist No recruiting has taken place in although there are" many anxious to enlist. According to in- formation gleaned-' this morning, or- BELGIANS DRIVE G BACK; AWFUL SLAUGHTER Fiercest Battle of Modern History Now Raging A16ng: tlie Belgian-German "pleased with the condition of the companies in the and with the apparent willingness on the part j of all 'the mc-nibcrs to join in the up Nation Has Down in Battle This Forenoon. the 'Best of Germans Mowed flers for the recruiting oi troopt. and holding of the Empire's dignity and liaAc not yet como to mili-. honor. "There will be no difficulty iary headquarters at andj obtaining tho. nutnher of men until official is received, no ac-j from the Captain this tual enlistment will take place. Many morning, and he..seemed., of the opin- of the conipanies'of militia have com- icn that it v.'ould more difficult to menced'. preparatory recruiting so restrain voluntary enlistment, rather tluii lo sticure-it. The demonstration in front of the Herald last night was typieal of the feeling, all over Southern Alberta Half of the population of' citj gathered on the street to hear the latest news, and to cheer the pic- tures flas Majesties and of the. British ..war- ships. Every town in the south has .periencal the same feeling. Macleod has heeri kept, aware of the situa- througli the Herald correspond- fent, and on the eve of -thedeclara- tion, one of thel.biggest, demonstra- tions ever witnessed took place. ithat.they may-be ready to depart'in companies when the word comes. Captain A. ;H, Bell, Adjutant oi ;13, and right hand man to Colonel CriiikshEnks', to the city this morning froin Cardston and Magrath, wlure he inspected the Ktpres of B ana" p.-squads of the 2Srd' Alberta Rangers. He has been h'isc'rit. from headquarters for some and is 'nbt'-aware taat any 'or- ders have .been received, but should come through> he is of the opin- ion that': the N. W. M. P. will be made --recruiting: headquarters for Lethbridge. Captain Bell :is extremely well LESSMD Aiig: Les- lard, district officer commanding the (Toronto military district, is mentioned us the'! probable commaniler of tlie 1st Canadian Army Division. General Lesaard'had a fine-record in South Africa, ami is all like- ly chosen .because the officer commanding must possess a good knowledge' of French. It is extremely unlikely that Coi: the Hon. Sam Hugh- es will takq command .of Canada's ex- peditionary force, as it is the.desire. tlie'.Prlmo Minister that he should, remain at his pbsV. In A. report tbdt prisoners of war tah- 'en by'Great Britain.will be brought to Canada Is not authoritative, but it is a of the war., prisoners to Ca- nada- would remove them n long dis- tance .from'the strife, and bo- lides they could.be more easily and Bheaply fed -in Canada during the per- iod of the The privileges extended to general wlll: not extend to merchant ihips Bliould th'ey show with 2r fiflO tr.ns oi oil. She was..bound from to St. du Rhone, France. ALLAN1 LINER TURNS BACK Mcntrcal, Auc- Allan liner singers which left Montreal Sunday, is reported on her way hack to Port. She is four hundred out of Quebec. No reason is given. for. her have been'entirely destroyed, at mar-1 U. S. WATCHING VESSELS Washington, Aug. 6. Secretary Frank Oliver, I era! leaders and principles resolve: nave nccn entirely ucsuoyeii, ai mar-i Washington, Aug. 6. Secretary W. A. lluchanan, Lethbridgc .in the .present crisis facing prices. He proposed also to pro-: Danicls announced after a call at the Stanley Jones, secretary of the AUerta Lkera! Association, who has ofierr.fl his services as a war veteran lo tl.c Empire in this time of need, and Or. Warnock at Pinchcr Creek, a doup-hty Scotchman. The speeches all teemed with ex prcssions of loyalty to the Mather- land. They dwelt on-the fact that ngland was entering the fray to in- ure the freedom of another and smaller country, and declarations were made that Canada would stand by her to the'last man and the last dollar. Odicers elected wore: Alex. Aljen, Calgary, President W.- J. Magrath, Edmonton, lirst j I A I Empire all matters of party contro- versy Ve temporarily abandoned." HELP FOR SOUTH FARMERS It was announcer! that Hon. Mar- tin liurrell, minl.strr of agriculture, is on.his east from British Co- lumbia: He will go through the south country and, investigate conditions he- fore proceeding to Ott-awn, whcro some scheme of assistance will be formulated. PremierJSifton, Honf Chas. Stew- ividj foMi for the livestock of 'tihe south House that a very careful from the more fortunate districts in watch would be kept on all ships'of lire north. It. is estimated that there ylO warring nations which come -to arc a, million head of swine in the ylO warring American pciis to make that southeastern part of the they do not violate the neutrality where the drought affected the grain proclamations. In case any merchant crop so seriously. Reports received here today hy your correspondent from .a score of ropreSEiitatives from -northerly dis- ships are found fitting out for they will he held. Ill S. DREADNOUGHT SAILS New York, 6. The dioa'd- at the Liberal convention re- Bought Florida, after having been fleet'splendid crop conditions in the hastily coaled and provisioned, lelt and Hon J. MacLean of the; northern half of Alberta. The proh- the Brooklyn navy .yard under sealed orders o'c...... Alberta government, who were in at-i 16m iwill bo to provide- the livestock I'clock this morning and proceeded to .the Liberal convention of-'the south wherever it is in dis- ,_______ _. ___. here today also spend the re- tress, '.with a share of the abundant ten Island; There dropped mamder of the week in the southern crop of feed >vhich is available in [near the cruiser Tennessee, Am' ilfstr'cts with a "view to learning i the north, to for .Europe today MWth neatly eight million dollars' gold ior the relief of Americans. NaTy yard offi- cials would not sar what the Fiori- na, s destination was nor did announce when the Tennessee would be under way. The Tennessee did hot get-under way-at'9 a.m. and ft was said that her departure would poV sihly be delayed-until late today ,CEDRIC BACK TO HALIFAX New ,York, Aug. White liner'Cedric, hound here from Queenl- (town and 1 Liverpool .Iiai piit into presumably fearing oaptnni. This -brief .announcement- was ed today by the White Star Liic here. CHASE GERMAN OIL STEAMER Key West, Fla., Aug. Stand- ard Oil-steamer Sioux, flying th'e'Ger- man flag, which left Tamplco on July 30 .with a cargo of oil .for European. ports, arrived here today. Her cap- tain said he had made a forced, run of several hours to escape a. British warship, patrolltng.th'e Gulf of Mexico. WHERE ARE THEY? Boston, Mass., Aug. White Star steamer Arabic steamed into port from Liverpool without having sighted a German, French or English warship off the American, coast. Captain Finch, said he took no extraordinary precautions to evade capture, and'.fan hie steamer throughout 'the nigkt with all her lights burning. GOEBEN NOT CAPTURED? Rome, Aug. 6 (via Tribuna published a report today that the German'cruisers Goeben and lau, 'which .were reported captured by the French have arrived at San Salvt- tor, near Messinn, Sicily. One of the German officers in art interview, said that while the Breslau was shelling the French naval station at Bona, Al- geria, sinking ships in .the harbor and destroying the castle and some hous- es, the Goeben bombarded Philipe- vlHe, farther along the coast. He add- ed that two cruisers were subsequent- ly, pursued by a British squadrou. SWISS IN U. S. CALLED TO COLORS New York, N.Y., Aug. Swiss Consulate, in this city today issued a call to Swiss in the .United States to report here for embarkation to join the Swiss army, which is mob- ilizing to enforce her neutrality. MHS. WILSON'S CONDITION Washington, D.C.y Aug 6 nooa tho condition ot Mri, Wilson Was an- nounced as unchanged. Oxygen It now being given In Ian-easing ties lii order to keey ker from >blo spells.