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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 7, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHBRIDGE, AI4ERTA, FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 1914. NUMBER 201 CHURCHILL DENIES STORY OF NAVAL ENCOUNTER HU'-ID IK Volunteers for Service Overseas for Duration of the War May Enlist With Major Stewart at Armory Close Monday The call to arms officially reached "Lethbridge this jnoming. Major Stewart, 0.0. 25th Battery C.F.A., re- ceived instructions from militia headquarters at Ottawa this forenoon to commence recruiting in Lethbridge at once, and immediately opened the armory at 602 10th Street South. It is likely that the Lelhbridge contingent will be in the neighborhood of 200 or 300 men. Calgary be called on for about 1000. The Major's instructions weie to call for vol- unteers for service OA-erseas, enlistment to be for the duration of the war. All .branches arc represented in the order: infantry, cavalry and artillery. The lisis must be prepared and forwarded to Ottawa by Monday night. The Canadian contingent then mobilize at Val Cartier. ___ The medical inspection will bo made here. The requirements are: JFor artillery, oft. 7 and over; drivers 5ft. 3 and over; chest measure not less than 34y2 inches. For other branches of the service men Must be proficient in musketry. The order of acceptance will be: Unmarried ln tho British men without families: nutrried men men. .Huge crowds of nil ages ami a" stations of life, silk-hatted men lamlllCS. ajid poorly clothed laborers, stood in long lines all day in Irpnt of the re- cruiting stations awaiting th.i; turn to" go before the medical officers Dr. Hans Plelm, correspondent oi the German Telegraphic News Ag- ency, who had been placed under ar- rest, was released today after he.hac satisfied the police that he was. not a spy. He has decided to return to Germany; A despatch from Queenstown sbat1 AuK- Condon, Aug. message, last night'asking what ai. admiralty and war oflicc, without, '-An unconfirmed dispatch estab- commcdaticn :hc had for the wounded however, piui-ing ii: danger the naval tllc Tribune, says an Aus- Hc replied'he''coiild take care of 1001) and military interests of the cour.-i was Enmh.lated by try. In this way, he said, the coun-' Servians- today east of.Belgrade, and try would to kept properly and truth- tllat tllc Anslrians are in full re- fully inlorhicd 'of the state' of affairs, treat toward the Dannie from'day to The first Lord then paid a tribute to the press for its restraint during the precautionary period when government was withoui any means..of. controlling it. .J GERMAN PRIZE AT RIMOUSKI, QUEBEC J------- Quebec, Que., Aug.' ports frqni Rlmottslli, on the lower St. Lawrence, were to the effect that.n Gorman steam- er Is being held at as a prize. This is presumably the reporter! being .-brought In by II.M.S. Essex. GERMAN bW BOTILLD Toliio, Aug. authentic re- port received states that the the German s