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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 9, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIII. LETHBUIDGE, ALBERTA. MONDAY, AUGUST 9, Um NUMBER 202 May Make Attempt Thru Servia to Link Up With Turkey ,;. .;. 'Si ! > ? '' ''' TRIED TO KILL RUSSIAN GOV. HIGH OFFICIAL liOndoti, .Aug. 0.-An attemiit to assassinate M. .N'cratolT, assistant Hnssi.in minister of ioreii;n ahairs, is rnluteil by Kouler's correspondent at I'elrograd. .M. N'eratofi's iissailant, a former oliicial of the ilcparlinent, ruslicd into ilic assistant minister's loom lirand/slung tin axe. When liiis weapon was '.vrcst'.'d from liim. lie drew a revolver hut was overpowered by attendants before be was able In (ire. The iiiati iia.s di.snii.s.sed 10 years ago because he was pronounced demented. SIK KOBKJM i{ Hvest-l.ilovsU line. The stubbornness of tlie Russian defence of the Xarew has contributed nialn'iy to this important success. Seeing that the Russian retreat eas^tward to a new front continuCK to be uninterrupted, the Germans aimed (o blow up bri(f(;c,s across the Vi.stii-la, and engage the Russian artillery before tlioy could reach jiositions across the Vistula, but Russian . artillery from .Vovo Gorgievsk demolished bridges as soon as they were con-slruclcil. Von ..Maskensen has attempted a deep turning nio\ement from Cholm, and a similar movement is seen to be in nro.grops against Isovno from the north. It Is probable that several days will pass before the Germans es- whicli gave him over $1 a bushel. RAIl CH b Chicago, Aug. 0.-Work of raising the steamship Kaslland from its heel in the Chicago rivrr was started today. OlUcials directing the oj'crations said that the :i,000 tons of Water in �the hu.t. probably would oe" pumped ^ ,, oiitby tomorrow when it is e.vpccteri ; ,-. the Kastland would be set upright',', for the first time since the boat turn-| ,*, ed turtle .two weelts ago carrying 1,-' ' 000 per.soiis to their deaths. A huge slell crane brought from Cleveland will be used with a wrecking tug in floating the ship. case is attracting considerable tcntion. .Johnson is a married man with a wife and family residing in this city. A meeting of the Cranbrook poultry and pet stocli association was held in the city hall this evening, a large number of members turning up. Tlie association decided to hold thoir second winter show the first week in December, Arrangements will bo made for the purchase of some 150 collapsible coops. The idea this year will l)C to hold a two days' show. I.,ast year some 150 birds wore on exliihition. The association have decided to smash that record and every member will get out and work for the success of the affair. The city commissioners, by resolution passed this morning, will draw-attention of the C P.R. to tbe dangerous condition of the spur tracks at Thirteenth street freight sheds, where the freight cars were shot across the thoroughfare last Thursday evening. The accident was due to the fact that there was no bumpers at the ends of the spur tracks. These bumpers, it is the intention of the C.P.R. to instal immediately. The accident, as it turns out, happened in a rather peculiar manner. The track on which the switch engine was shunting at the time, has '"("�an upward grade from the roundhouse ' " to the overhead bridge, and from the bridge towards the freight sheds the track has a downw ird grade. The engine was shunting cars away doNvn the yard and gave these particular cars a (lying shunt whidli unexpectedly carried them over the grade and set them going down grade towards Thirteenth street. The impetus carried them clean across the thoroughfare. London, .\'ug. 9.-The oihcers' casualty lists from .July 19 to July .'iO .show that the British army lost 115 killed, 230 wounded and 11 missing, a total of 36,">. This brings the aggregate olficers loss since the begin- lablisb tills new attack. They haro failed to interfere in the new llus-slan lines of defence. RusBian Struggle Continues London, Aug. 0.-Russia having rejected what In Kngland is regarded as a bona fide proposal made by the German Kmperor for peace, with a part of Po'iand traded for Gnlicia, the great struggle in tbe east must continue, and as there is no indlcatloa of an immediate general offensive by; either side In the west, the struggle of the Russian forces to.shake them-selve.s irco of the AuBtro-German grip remains the chief factor in the -wai! news. Claims Russian Defeat The AuBlro-Germans continue to make progress both to the northeast and to the southeast-of Warsaw, and the .Auslro-llungarians claim to bavo cut in two the Russian forqe which retreated after losing the Lublin-Cbolm railroad. BALKANS WILL AID ALLIES IN THE WAR TYPOSNOWIN SESSION AT LOS ANGELES Ottawa, Am;. 9.-A regiment, (halt battalioii), of Russian soldiers is to bo cslalilished in Canada and already its mobilization has begun at Kingston. Ciitil there arc sulFicient to form the half battalion thev will King of the war to 13,(i5G, of whom !attached to the 59th battalion. 4,176 are reebrded dead, 8,305 wounded and 1,705 missing. During the 10 days covered by tlie lists regiments operating in the Dardanelles have again the greatest suO'erers. : ? : ? ? r> ? ? : : ? ? ? : AGED SHRINER DEAD ? , Lethbridge Battery Reviewed by Duke Ottawa, Aug. 8.-Tlie Fifth Artillery Brigade was inspected on Parliament Hill, Saturday noon, by H. H. H. the Duke of Connaught. 'rhe hi'igadc was under the command of Lieut.-Col. Cfctlrge A. Carriilliers, and it lias been in training since November S lust. 'I'lio brigade is coin-posed of the 17th and 19th batteries of Winnipeg, the 18th haltcry recruited at Regiiia and the 20tli Iiattery raised at Lethbridge. The ammunition column was raised at Winnipeg;. The brigade, which was about 750 Btrong, anii�'l at llio liroad street Btatioii � shortly before noon and murcJicd up Albert street, along Hank and Wellington to Parlianiciil Hill. The men from the west tnadc a splendid inipriJ^sion as tliey s^vung along the streets; all ranks taunod by the prairie gun- intd hardened by months Rochester, N.Y., Aug. 9.- George ^ F. Loder, known throughout the country as a father of the "mystic shrine," died last night, after a long illness, aged 7S years, He -was Imperinl potentate emeritus ot the shriners. Gen. Bertram's Firm To Raise a Battery of Machine Guns Gives Freedom of Bristol to Sir Robert Borden Dimdas, Ont., Aug. 9.-The John Bertram and Sons Company, Ltd., and its associated companies, the Pratt and Whitney Co., of Canada, and their emplovees, Saturday ofl'cr-1 Bristol City, ed to give a battery o! 10 machine Montreal, .\ug. 9.-Tim Gazette this morning published a. dispatch from London, saying : "Sir Robert Borden, accompanied by K. B. Bennett, .M.P., and Sir George perley, will journey to Bristol Monday morning, where Sir Robert will receive tlie freedom of the western city at noon. The premier will be the '21st honorary freeman of Los Angeles, Aug. 0,-With today's session of addresses and welcome and social diversions over the delegates to the sixty-first annual convention of tlic Inlprnational Typographical Lnion �-ere ready to begin their bu.si-ness sessions. The real work of the conveuLion will start tomorrow. Baltimore has alreatly started a campaign for the lOUi convention. To Exhibit Krupp Seige Gun at the Toronto Exhibition Toronto, Aug 9.-A Krupp gun, the largest and most complete captured by the British from the Germans, has been received in Toronto and will be the main war trophy for the Toronto exhibition. It -weighs 13 tons without tender or mounting. "Sir Robert's visit is being pro-,guns for the Canadian troops. The j longe ? > Ottawa, Ont., Aug. 9.-All restrictions upon recruiting which have hitherto been In force have been abolished by the IVlliitia Council and the Government here. No longer will a man be prevented frorm enlistlnj) because his wife objects. No longer will the parents of a, minor have power to stop him cn-lisilng, if ho desires, and PRES. SMITH WILL NOT OFFICIATE AT CEREMONY Raymond, .'Vug. fl.-Tlicre was profound disappointment felt here Saturday niorning, when Presidejit Allen of Ihc Taylor Stake, read a telegram from Sail Lake to the effect that it would be impossible for President Joseph F. Smith to bo present at the iiuartrrly conference which was held here during the past two days. I'rgeiil matters .of church business, unforsccn when the visit to the Canadian colonies was'planned,' \v(is the reason given for the president's absence. It was annQuneefl, however, of'gonslBtaiit training. They lookPi'i hat Apostle Rood Smoot ami Apos-f,f ifA'*i,a-frn.it,-'o(. onv (iinr.. Jo Gcorgo F, lUcllftiils woujcl'be ifl JDt loi;.'';tiS^:lr9I}tr|t any. time attendance at the -Vlherta stake conference next Saturday and Sunday,1 and that they would'olhciate at tiic ceremonies connected with the laying of the corner stone ol the great Mormon temple now being erected at Cardston. The conference was largelv attended and splendid services Kneouraging reports the bishops of the various wards, anil the reports of the stake presidency was of a highly gratifying nature. Four sessions wore held, two � on Saturday and two Sunday, with a tContinued .on Page 3^, ' ' ' No longer will discharges be granted on receipt of .$15.00 to men who change their mind and desire to leave the forces. All such conditions have been wiped out. "We are at war," said Senator Lougheed, actinn Minister of Militia, in explanation today, "and we have decided to adopt the same regulations in connection with recruiting, as the British have in force." In the past the departn>ent has been bothered with protests from the wives of men who had joined, and these protests had to be re-cognl.-:cd. Under the new regulations men who were formcly dischargee! owing to the protests of their better halves, v/ill. If they now so de-side, be able to offer themselves asaln. In future if a man is of military age, 18 to 38, no one can interfere with him joining the colors. in the past h m,ih who had enlisted: could, with the consent of his commanding officer, purchase his discharge for the sum of $15. In future -discharge will not be purchased, and a m,a-n once joined, will be there to stay for the duration of the war. Desertion will he dealt with by court mar-tiar. Ministers Have Had Successful Conference with Balkan Kings Paris, Aug. 0.-A renewal ot the Balkan league and Its entry into the war on the side ot the AIIIbs is believed to be in sight, owing to the efforts of the ministers of Russia, Great Britain, France and Ita'iy. This time it Is expected that the league will in--elude Houmania, who remained aloo� from the former agreement, and la consideration ot her threatened intervention in the second Balkan -war, ac-, quired from Bulgaria an additional area of more than 2000 squares miles ot territory. Collective representations were made last week to the Serbian premier, Nickola Pachttch. An official Serbian communication, issued at Nisli, said that the representations of. the ministers of the Allies were meet friendly, and were made in tha hope ot avoiding friction between tho B�U kan states, and in establishing an entente between them, thus bringing nearer the final success of the AlllM in the -war. The step is of the highest signlflJ cauce, in .view of the, pressure hrought to bear on the Greek government of M. Gounaris, last Wednesday, when the British, French, Rua, sian and Italian ministers at Athens made united representations to the Greek government regarding the political situation in the Balkans, In aa much as It affected that country. TURKS CLAIM SUCCESS London, Aug. 9.-The Turks c'iaim successes in the recent trench warfare on the GalUpoll Peninsula, but there really has been no noteworthy chan.ge In the situation, so tar as the public' is aivaro. NEW APPEAL FOI! m IN OLD MEX SOLDIETS COME SOUTH TO AID IN HARVESTING , MARKETS Cash wheat ............... 133 ' were held. ; October wheat............. 104 were given by i October oats .............. 10% High Low WEATHER � iVery vyarm,. 88 54 Cardston, Aug. S).-Saturday evening's train brought "in a goodly amount of harvest help in the shape '. of aomo lifteen soldier boys, who had sccurc:| a thirty day's pass for this purpose. They were all big I'.usky fellows in the pink of condition and looked as though pitching bundles of heavy fall wheat would be child's play to theiii: A||. arc well known here, either from thoir being former residents or tram liaving become acquainted while "C" "Squadron was at drill liere. Amons'..t]i� � .jiumbei.'.,,Svere Sergt, Wilcox, Sergt. Dower, Bugler Henson and Privates Bcrgstrom, Jarman, i Young, Jensen, Ulovef,; Cahoon, Broadbcnt brothers, Sniish, Hearst, Berryessa, Sorrensen and Leavitt. Major II. B, B��wn has been in town for some dayn. taking' a two weeks' vacation, atitt which' he will return to the encaaapment at Calgary. The boys report that they are ^yell satisfied with camp life, but arts most anxious to get away from Calgary on route to the tront. TUpir jiassfts Washington, Aug. 9.-The Brazilian minister, the only diplomatic repre-sentntivo the United States has in Mc.vico, has been . withdrawn , by hia government to forestall his expijisloft by General Carranza. This -was stated authoritatively here today. With the conference between Secretary, Lansing and the Latin-Aincrican, diplomats over the i\'Iexican situation lu recess, administration ofllclals toda/i again turned their efforts toward .the perfection of a new appeal to the fati-tional leaders which will embody a plan for permanent peace and will go forward with the approval and backing ot the. six governments paii . ticipating in.the conference. , : : ? ; : : ? > ? ? ? ? ? CANADIAN, CASUALTIES are subject to a call oi.::|\yej^tyf(o^r ,�> Ottawa, OnL, Aug. 0.-Announcement was made today that Canadian casualties up to �date number 10,680, made up of 1877 dead; 0738 wounded, and 2065 missing.  hO'aSS. r> ?> ? ? * .?. * * 1715 1340 ;