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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 10, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta .VOLUME, VIII. LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA. TUESDAY, AUGUST 10, 1915 NUMBER 203 BUSH L Kitchener is Opposed to Conscription but Lloyd George Favors it London, Aug. monster new national service campaign will proli- 'ably be launched this week with an exceedingly strong showing ul sun- AUSTRIAN M.Rs DEPORTED, MAY BE DANGEROUS Turin, Aug. Socialist Jour- nal, or Trieste, copies of which reach- ed here today, publishes a list of 128 members of the Austrian parliament, who have been imprisoned or deport- ..Bo porters Mr' Asuuith slii! disapproves ol be disloyal to the Austro-liungailan compulsion and Earl Kitchener even They more strongly considers compulsion j hemians, 16 f unnecessary! Lloyd George urges it, Roumanians, 8 Dalmatianb, .i b( desiring the power to transfer men.ians and 4 Jews. _______ freely from lighting lines to work-1 shops as desirable. The main opposi- tion to compulsion proposals comes Irom the northern working.class com-; One distinguished non-parti- can labor expert said "Any attempt to enforce compul- whether for the workshops or, the army will .disrupt Britain, tire Midlands', Birmingham, Yorkshire and Lancashire may agree, hut Tync, Tees and Clyde shipyards workers and the collieries will refuse to submit. They Ottawa, Aug. 9.-Upward of eighty are showing crowing stubborn deter- thousand Canadian soldiers have al- mination upon this point." ready been dispatched abroad for ser- Manv Socialists are now leading! vice in the war. Of these nearly 000 have appeared in the casualty lists, so that there are still about men in England and in Fran advocates of compulsory service. ON THE KASTKKN FMONT HUNS OCCUPY TOWN ON THE NAREW RIVER Berlin, Aug. No. 4 at Lomza has been stormed, and the town of Lomza, which is situated on the Narcw River, 72 miles southwest of Suawakli, has been occupied by German forces, ac- cording to an official statement Issued by the German army head- quarters staff today. The mail) the location of the opposing'armies since the fall of Warsaw. "He dotted line is not now held by the Russians excei.l for a .part around Novo Cieorglvlcll. The forts extend ten miles out from tlic enceinte. First Air Detachment Now in England Brockvillc, Aug. 10. A combina- I divisions for ser-jtion, hail and electric storm wrought one of which has already re-! destruction in Brockvi.li! and sur- its baptisirrof fire, and has rounding districts yesterday evening, been re-or-anbed and reinforced at: The farming districts over a wide least twice ami the other which has, area, according to reports, were been In training at Shorncllnc and laid waste. Whole liejds of corn and should soon he ready for service at i grain were cut downby the hail, the front. In' addition the will Ottawa, -Aug. 10. Canada's first, detachment of :fiyinK men, about 151 of reinforce- I provide a-large nil 'i-ments In Canada if is'estimated there arc strong, is. now in England. These men I between sixty and sixty-Jive thousand were born-and bred in Canada and; m the various camps, many of whom V" trained at the Toronto flyinf, school.] are already in a high state of efflci- They are all.young men and of a fine; ency. type and-'it is-said tliey have created a line- impression.- 'Others arc'trying "out their wings at Toronto and more will join the flying corps at an ear- ly date. Suggests Agricultural School Certificates as Part of Regulations Montreal, C.a- zctfe's London correspondent cabled last night' that an influential body of representatives of .the meat trade of various municipalities representing also the hide and leather trades and industrial societies met in.London yesterday to draw np their case for the withdrawal of the embargo, on the importation of Canadian cattle, which they will lay-.hefore Lord'Shcl- borne, president of'the board of ag- xiculture, and Premier Borden, in separate deputations. The present homestead regulations have fallen short ;of their ealculated i object in permanently establishing iarSers on the land in the vest, be- lieves President, Marnoch ot the 1 Lethbridgc board of trade, who has been recently giving a good deal of thoueht to the situation, and who believes that the following 'considera- tions should be allowed to count as nart of the homestead duties "Service on established farms, duly certified by farmers.. Htendance at-agricultural schools and colleges w'ith certificates ol ef- conditions; if incorporated in the homestead regulations, would not only help the farmer.to solve his la- bor problem, since the first aim. ol those intending to take up home- ;steads would be, to put in tane. on lome farm, but, says Mr. Marnoch, they would also to a more or less extent guarantee' that those who did take up homesteads were sufficiently experienced in farm work to make them efficient from the beginning on 'their own land, and i tend to estab- lish them more or less permanently on the'land. Under the present regulations .many come in- 'and take up driven by a terrific gale and the vol- ume of rain devastated what escaped the hail by flooding. The root crops in many instances were completely on hilly lands, while on the level tiie crops "were completely submerged and will not dry out com- pletely for days sufficiently to allow lne Eatu wtto STOT3E London, Aug. 9, 6.30 John French, commander-in-chicf of the British forces in France, reports-that, the lost trenches in Hooge, ealt- of. Ypres in Belgium have been retaken by the British troops, and that they have ad- vanced on a front of 1200 yards. Important Gain London, "Aug., lo.-Tlie British ad vancc' in the vicinity of Hooge, mart ed the" most' important engagement i which the, British army has.Jigurec 'pi Festubert in May The gain was sihalt-'anrt. still has There was some gi ed and this was directions. an scattered .Results of Local Commercial Exams The results of the examinations in high school commercial which were conducted for the first time this year arc now out. Lethbridge candidates were success- ful in the junior examinations B JM. Boulton, C. Geiger, E. Good- man M. It Hageli, E. M. Kipp, C. M Kippen, W. Tl. F. H. Por- ter, D. C. Richardson, M. A. Wash- brook. The io'-'.owing Letlihriugc candidates were successful in the commercial cx- WINS DUKE OF _" CONNAUGHT PRIZE A'liee Hardie of Lethbridge, whose parents 'live at Bow Is- but were former resid- ents .here, wins the Duke of Connaught prize for the Leth- bridge inspectorate, for the time tins f following j highest marks in the recent aminations E. G. Frame, J. or, J. Shand. Green, II. J. ilay- Grade S examinations. Annie is the prize winner for the Macleod inspect- orate.- This prize was established some time ago by the Duke of Connaught for tlie pupil mak- ing' the highest marks in the p.ublic school leaving exam- inations in each inspectorate. Huns Massed Many Warships, but Russ- ians Beat Them Force Still Pressing Toward Seaport London, Aug. military operations in Russian Kurland have hardly reached the decisive stage, the Germans who have been smashing their way to- ward Riga have been checked. Almost simultaneously a Ger- man warship which at- terr.pted to seize the Gulf of Riga and attain a strategic position to assist the troops ashore were dis- persed and damaged. The assemblage of Ge'rman craft was the largest of any en- gaged in the naval actions of the war thus far, with the tion of the Allied squadron at the Dardanelles. It nosed its way towards Riga, much after the manner of the British ships ranged off the Bel- gian coast last fall. The fact that the German war- ships were forced to retire Is a source of satisfaction to the Bri- tish press, which finds encour- agement In the resistance of the Russians In this northeastern the- atre, in contrast to their retire- ment elsewhere. Paris, Aug. Allied fore, es have resumed their attacks upon the Turkish positions at the Dardanelles with great vigor dur- ing the last two days, and have made sensible progress on the Gallipoli Peninsula, according to a Havas dispatch received here. Turkish losses have been heavy. Simultaneously, .the Allied fleet bombarded the Turkish positions on the Dardanelles, inflicting se- vere damage upon the defence works. More Gains London, Aug. of. the Entente Allies in the Dardanelles made a gain of 200 yards on a front of 300 yards, east of the Krithia road, on the Gallipoli Peninsula, it was of- ficially announced today: A footing also has been gained on Chanak Bahr, and another landing effected elsewhere, the statement adds. Chanak Bahr ds the Asiastlc point of the Narr'ows.'-oppositerKalid B.ahv. THE" GERMAN LOSSES London, Aus. German losses to date total according to the Berne correspondent- of the .Morning Post. Tie latest list gives the total "of Prussian losses' at and of losses for the Bavarian, Saxon and Wurtemburg troops Zeppelins Attack; One is Crippled London, Aug. attack by German airships, which flew over the Enslish coast was anriuiijiCiu iuilsy by the official press bureau.' The statement says one of the air ships was damaged by Bri- tish aeroplanes, and.was towed into Ostend. TEUTONS MASS TROOPS FRONTIER Already Start New Cam- Board ofTrade Trip To-morrow Over eighty citizens have sign- ed up for the big auto .tour of the Monarch' and Noblcford district, under the auspices of the Board of Trade tomorrow afternoon, and it is likely that there will be-well up to ICG by the time the autos are ready start, F. W. Downer, who is in charge of arrangements, accept names during today. The autos are to leave the LethbVidge Hotel at one o'clock sharp, and -will re- turn to ihe city The' party is to be entertained by C. S. Noble, the well-known farmer of his handiome farm home, and a-very, enjoyable trip is forecasted. paign For Relief of the Turks London, Aug. Balkan situt ation is still chaotic. Despatches rom Salouika, say's the Austro-Ger- nan plan to strike again at Servia- alieady has found expression in a concentration of Teutonic along the Servian frontier. It is said men have been massed near. Drseva, Hungary, which may be the forerunner of the predicted campaign through Servia. for the relief of Tur- cv.- Italy as yet has not declared on Turkey but Athens reports that Italian consuls' are leaving the. Otto- man empire, entrusting, their affairs to- {heteAmcricaii this be true, it probably means that im- pending developments in the Balkans dictated the action of Italy. Still at. Peace It has been rumored frequently that Italy would send troops to assist France and England in the aaliiuoH operations, but thus far such" reports have not been borne put and the Porte and Rome maintain the surface relations of nations at peace. SOUTHERN ALBERTA NOW HARVESTING HUGE CROP FairWheat Falling Under the Reaper-Spring Wheat Will be Ready Soon- Farmers are Expecting Enormous Yields in Most Districts From reports received from Herald correspondents throughout the south, this week, indications are that har- vesting of fall wheat will he general ter ended June 30th last were !iareu. most ready tor Results for'the fiscal year to. point iu 30th last were: Gross earnings from rannel.5 not estimating their yield, young men OUMK. _iu- -r "homesteads, .cultiyate their 30 acres and prove up, then a loan of J800 and .say good-bye to tlie coun- try leaving the loan company in pos- session of their land, and their 30 acres of cultivation to produce a crop of weeds. Naturally, that, kind of thins makes'the land more useless than when it was virgin prairie. This is being continually done today, snys Air Marnoch, and he believes his sug- gestions if adopted, would do -away with the temporary homesteader to A great extent. With proper safeguards to prevent the regulations from being, used mere- ly-is-a means of getting patents J.I-., l- ...It Tf- getting sell, Mr. Marnoch would comli niiittly in order to sell, Mr. believes that his suggestions considerably tend to improve tiont. He has invited discussion of those suggestions from western news- papers, r railway and steamship lines 9h, Working expenses, 582. Net earnings, from- railway and steamship lines Deduct fixed charges, leaves a surplus of Deduct contri- bution to pension iunri, de- _________ crops short of 35 to, 40 bushels to the acre. STIRLING Stirling, Alta., Aug. The cut- ting of fall wheat is now becoming general in the southern part of this ofthe-farmers fully expect a'40-bushel crop of this1 grain, which is excep- tionally good. Spring wheat will be ready in ten days. A lot of slimmer fallowing is being done in this district. Just to give an idea, here are some figures: D. W. Drake, 115 acres; A. L, Frye, 90: A. N G. Kaupp, SO; R. T. Risinger, 200; C. I. Jlahood, 140. -Jj FT.ve will commence cutting wheat'tomorrow; A. N. Kessler at the.and of the week, and G. Kaupp todav C. I. Jlahood will be cutting -barley Thursday and spring wheat duct net earnings of the. Pacific coast. district. Some big fields were start- steamships commercial; telegraphs and ed on this week. Spring wheat is country .east of here, there are also some excellent crops. FOREMOST Foremost, Alta., Aug., 9. Cutting, of fail wheat started .here today. The grain in this: district is in splendid shape, and a- bis. harvest is looked for. Two elevtors are heing. built here, and several track buyers are being arranged for to 'handle the big crop this fall WARNER Warner, Altar, Aug. Cutting of fall wheat started today on the Mac- 'leod farm, and will be general throughout the district this week. roug Some big yields are looked for. Three ill'VSyre We Damage by hail is confined to a few. hundred acres in the .coulee dis' news department, transferred .to. spc- looking excellent, and cutting will-be j cial income account, net revenue from railway'earnings avail- able for dividends, Ml, After payment of all dividends de- clared ior year the surplus irorh rail- feed. way carninffs is, Special in- a few. iiuuureu m u.o come ior tlic year is eight miles south of the town ing in .excess of the prc- Oats are looking weil, but not no ad- vious year. yancftd as they might be. .It.is ex- pected that they wil] be--cady to cut about Ihe same time as the wheat. A number of soldiers went through here on their way to CardWon, where they will harvest the crop. NEW DAYTON New Dayton, Alta., Aug 1 pounds tinder twine are being ROUMANIA PREPARES FOR WAR Mi'ian, A.ug. contin- ues her preparations- for war, accord- ing to a dispatch from Bucharest, having already called to...the-colors three more classes of reservisti -than were summoned for the 'mob ilization of 1913. f.ul fail wheat starts here todas Mapy MARKETS Ciih whtat wheat...... Octsbtr oata 10, WEATHER Y 80 Local thunderttormi; but generally and warm. All here P.ALEY Halev. Aita., to the heaij rams ot weeks ago, nearly all tlie'winter wheat is lodged, and while it is ripening fairly well, the farmers will hrfve to bear an ad- ditional expense in harvesting, and It will not be readv for cutting in most cases fo'i' two weeks "or-'more. trains promise .bumper, yields; and there are. fields of spring wheat which shou'kl 40-.bushels easily. The hay crou is splendid II A. Wal- ters is tlie proud possessor of a fine field of timothy which will him with fprt> tons of hay farmers' have and-still others are- putting in an acreage. Dr. Robertson expects to start cutting a 400-acre lleld of wheat this week. It should brins.25 to 30 bush- els to the acre Harvesting here will not be general until the end, of. the month Consideiable summer-Tallow- ing is being oone Some 'armors are not sowing winter wheat this year, preferring to devote their attention wholly to sprin Lugano, Aug. sisn province of Kovno, the Ger- mans are distributing announcing that a neW independ- ent kingdom would be formed-out of captured Russian with Warsaw the probable capi- tal. Prince Joachim, .son of, the Kaiser, is to rule the new king- dom, the pamphlets say, by a senate elected by the peo- ple. Sweden Resents Interference with Cable Services Washington, Aug. 10 govern ment of Sweden has recently inti- mated' a desire that 'the United States join in a protest to Great Britain against interference with cable communications between the western hemisphere and-' continental Europe. These intimations were not in a form tiiat required a direct an swer, and it is doubtful that such an answer will be given But Hashng- ton feeis that the new question An- swers itself with the statement that the cables arc owned by the belliger- ents. ILD LIKE TO IKE PEACE AT ONCE London, 'Aug. Getmany'S reported peace overtures to Russia the British press finds only sarcasm. Virtually all papers reiterated, edir toriallv what officials have insisted so often can he no peace until the allies have gained victory, It is m England that Germany is willing to conclude peace as niatters stand, but the bur-r den of all written and spoken com- ment that such a situation would be impossible from the standpoint the allies.' TWO KILLED (Gontinwd on-Page Brother of Local Man Decorated For Gallantry Conspicuous gallantry and .devotion to duty has brought the King's, decor- ation of the Distinguished. Conduct sunply I Medal to Corporal A. B Ritchie, bio Otherlther of J. N. Ritchie of Lethbridge Corporal Ritchie enlisted In B C, and is attached to the machine gun section of the First Artillery Brigade of Ihe First Contingent On the 22nd and 231 d--------- at Ypres, when the Canaaians were going through their hell of war, Cor- poral Ritchie went back xmder a heavy ffre, and freed men and horses entangled with a disabled wagqn Ht later carried. a wounded man the field under heavy shell ijrt such stuff ID tlie Canadian f made-. Indianapolis, Aug. train- men were killed1 when the Pennsyl- vania railroad's fast passengei tram running from St. Louis to New York went into an open switch and was wrecked. a few miles east of Indian- apolis at 8 o'clock last night None of the passengers were seriously in- jured. Submarine of Allies is Sunk Constantinople via Berlint Aug. 10. submarine of the entente allies was sunk, near Bulair today By' a Turkish aeroplane which threw bombs upon the crait. All the crew lost. of ApriC CRUISER TORPEDOED Berlin, Aug. Bri- tish auxiliary crulier India, of 7800 noils, has been torpe'doed off the Swedish tout. Eighty members of the crewv saved. ;