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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - August 12, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VB. SPECIAL EDITION LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 1914 FIUCE FIVE CENTS NUMBER ALL TWELVE FORTS OF LIEGE HOLD GUI ITALY AND HOLLAND ON VERGE OF DECLARING WAR Carries Everything in Men's Footwear for Dress or Work Guar- imum of Cost anteeing a Maximum of Comfort for a Min- W.J. Nelson Co. 620 3rd Ave. S. SherUck Block ANTI -GERMAN FEELING RUNS HIGH IN HOLLAND Rome, Aug. the pinch of the war pressing daily more heavily Upon the Italian people, the possibility that Italy will be drawn into the struggle on the side of the Triple Entente, and against Austria and Germany is steadily increasing. Although formal announcement has not yet been made of the fact, it is believed: on good, authority that the Italian government ;hasi demanded an ex- planation of Austria of .the bombardment of Anti- vari. RUSSIAN IN ITALY Rome, Aug. is stated in the Rome news- papers that a Russian envoy is here on a special mission.from the Czar. Aug. Dutch greatly admire the Belgian defence at Liege.: Throughout Holland appeals are being made for volunteers. It is under- stood an explanation is to be demanded from Ger- many of the concentration pf troops along the Dutch frontier. troops ajfe tiot? withdrawn it will rJJ, will be considered a casua; It is believed to be tne opinion of Queen Wil- iielmina and the Prince Consort that they will alien- ate public sympathy if they dp indt allow for the na- tion's ahtNGerman feelingv GERMANY MAY The Hague, Aug. last two days have been strong that is-about to Hollanipr.lt is believed" at lAo'gip- contemplates another invasion of crossing the Dutch provinceat BRITISH ML PUTS TOUT Boston. Mass., Aug. 1J.-A deiper- German sad British WM witwsaed, they assert. by and crew of the iir the United Jtuit company's Use, CUM to yesterday altehtoun Item Captain TetjeNn uld be stgbtBd the wjsishjpi Thursday nlghCabout ISO north ol San Salvador. X. "H mi I Thiraday when we itfhted tbe wnr- tUpi, aHkovgh we heard the Srtog tor. MOW tune to said, "It was erltht moomUgbt. and we cooM cHstiaetlv see Me war Ttt- m with gmm. tt b. gmm. otter aid. while was we first sfeaM the .tin Brlttabsr was nrtag her broadside battery, and u the Oer- chaagsd bet course, 'the heavy bow giauvaf tbs British wssel poar- ed rotter volley at The HEROES HOLD WHCWLE OF SIEGE FORTS London, Aug. military position at Liege, Belgium, also along the Franco-German frontier where the opposing outposts are in touch and in Alsace, where several engagements between a French invading force and the German defenders recently were .fought, is explained in a despatch From.the-French Foreign Minister received here this morning :says: Re MYs: "Rumors regarding the oin ol tie torts of Liege by tie Bel- flan troops are .entirely false. Only small cronpB of German aoldlen en- ered: tie under cover of toe darkness. All tho encircling forts, twelve in number, are intact. "Small unimportant engagements hare occurred along the whole line where the French and German armies are facing each other, from Belfort, opposite the southernmost part of A1- oace, to Uege, In Belgium. -In these encounters Urn French cavalry baa always maintained Its superiority over the German mounted troops, while our artillery haa been splendidly served. "Our troops have kept the crests and passes or the Vosgea mountains, and they dominate the heights of Al- lace. A line between Thann, twenty- two miles aoathweat of Kolmar, Al- sace, and Altklrch. the first position occupied by the French army after Its Invasion of Alsace, Is hejd toy our arm This line runs slightly to the rear of Muelhausen. "The French.government ly denies that there was any violation of German the French army before the declaration of war." het. Otrman answered with her kesplnj op a steady Ore, while 'i root Of in an east by he of the larger id were Tbs Britisher np- to bare graater speed. We oouM not see what damage was m- tteted, hut we were in sight ot ttei pair ol tighten for inlly an hour." CaptOd Tflrjesen saM toe firing wu eo heavy that be siipectsd to see or the hut they both n- maloed afloat up to tbs be lost sight of tbrm. Ths men crowded tbs rails and i watched the craOctV'dtavgardhii their own danger. The Lovelanii was within three mUes of them for fifteen mtauta, and she trembled like a leal while tbe firing was In progress. KAISER IS SHOT IN THIGH War Flashes The mining of the harbor at Hall (ax has been completed. No large ahlps will -be allowed to enter or. leave until all the mines are located on a chart. Gennu reservists to the number of 75 are reported to be drilling In Chi- cago. Tbe federal authorities are In- vestigating. The German tank steafwr Leda from Rotterdam to Baton Rouge haa been, captured by a; warship and towed to Bermuda, An unknown German 'orulser was ilghUd oft the Qoldsn Oate yasttr- day. She steamed north. She ll dantly standmt off and tooklag for .of that fact. The waters or the prim. I North Sat, are thsrcfore considered The Canadian Pharmaceutical As- sociation has postponed their annual convention In August in Winnipeg, owing to the war. The national relief fund for the families-at soldiers killed in the war has reached the sum of Toe Cunard liner Lusltanla, which ten New York hut Wednesday for a icra: the Atlantic had reached Faatnet, 300 miles from Liverpool, yesterday. She should hare reached Liverpool hut njcht. Great Britain has Issued a warning that, owing 10 the planting of mines In. North Sea by Oemany. will be compelled to lake a lite courns but wishes to warn neutral shipping Ntw Vark, N.Y, Aug. wireless mtsaaga waa plekad up- last night, stating that the Kalssr hsd bssn shot In the right thigh at Ths meauge said that ths wound waa net seri- ous, but would ths impar- Or u-rsnula In bW for nr tan days. It gava fufthsr da- tails. Heavy BrU day Otrmu bank Im Lon- don rsopsaad with air WUUss Pita- dor In perilous to ths shipping of nil nations. Tofpito. OH... 10. Hanry OctTsto, Otfisai, armttrt poUet kmi N itleki ot dyusnrss on Vt nwlMi, apnsani Men UM Miklnta tkn motwhai WM irsmlrf tot wrtfc- bnH. GERMANS NORTH OF L1HOE Brussels (via London, 7 Aug. Is confirmed that tio ceastd their forward mevsment along tho'rlvtr, which Msnaa> n above and a nwriniant north ot In etpacted. that a sscrtt Osnan amu dapot, pbntifully rap- PIM. has discovered In TODAY Ten Thousand Dollars in Cash for the best 100 word solution of THE The Greatest and most costly mo- tion Picture ever produced NEW SENSATIONS NEW THRILLS AT ALSO KEYSTONE COMEDIES AND OTHER ATTRACTIONS ;