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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 13, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIII. LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA. FRIDAY, AUGUST 13, 1915 NUMBER 206 EARLY IS INDICATED THE ftlilED Two Immense Drives Now Uncler. Way on the Peninsula Athens, Aug. gains for the Anglo-French Allies are resulting from the rrtost ambi- tious attempt yet made to force the Dardanelles. Two Immense drives on the Peninsula of Gallipoli are under way, one eastward from Krithia, the other south from the Avj Burnu district. The Allies have suffered heavily as a result of their attacks the strongly fortified Turkish positions, but the arrival of 5000 Frenchmen more than made good the -fosses. A Mitylene wire says that more important Turkish trench- es have been taken by the A'iifs. THE IX WAKSAW YET REFUSE TO ACCEDE TERRITORY London, Aug. 13.-The approaching, meetings of both the q reck and Ser- vian parliaments give- promise of brlnrini! the llalkan situation to a hi-ad0 though for the moment Greece and Servia remain obdurate in their refusal to concede territory. Typos Next Year Meet at Baltimore Los Angeles, Aug. was formally selected Thursday as the lillli convention city of the Inter- national Typographical union. There was no contest. ALLIES CANCEL BIG GRAIN CONTRACTS-IS VICTORY IN DARDANELLES IMMINENT Italians Crush Austrians in Battle Across Glacier on Mountain Heights Rome, Aug. effectiveness -_n[ Italian Alpine forces in repillsnns, Austrian attempts to cross the frontier through passes of the AIDS --lit an 'feet, as prais- ed by the Italian war office. day's official statement. The an- nouncement says: "In the steep, rug- ged sides of the Furva valley, the ene- my who, on the 4th, had reconnoilcr- ed by patrols which were immediate- ly pushed back through the Pass (IP.OOO feet delivered an 'attack on the night of .the 9th across the Forne Glacier, against our troops posted near the hotel of the same flame; while another; detachment aS- Vanced through the Cede Valley Pass feet against those.of our troops whV .occupied Capanna' Cedez The watchfulness of our .Alpine troops who, notwithstanding glaciers and high peaks, are incessantly act- ive, and the enemy was soon repulsed He was then counter attacked, and forced to flee. OF HON. f AT IlR Taber, Aug. to the ex- tent of' S2000 was done to the barns and stables of Hon. Archie McLean, at the C. Y. ranch, by. a fire which threatened to destroy the entire buildings this afternoon. The ranch is at present being man- seed by D. W. Coulter, of Taber, who resides there with his family. Sir Coulter was across the river cut- ting the.hay crop, when he saw smoke coming from, the buildings, and hurried home. He and his min did what they could an'd smt a 'hurry call for help to Taher, which was rer wonded to by several firemen under Chief Faulds, and .several business men who went out-in 'autos. The stables were completely destroyed, together with sonic farm machinery, several hogs a'ridj some grain. Mr. Coulter saved his auto in the nick of time The origin ot'lhe fire is a mys- "tery, as nobody had been near the buildings for some time. Will Declare Half Holiday on Aug. 31 The retail section .of-the board of trade as representative of the mcr- a chants of the have expressed ifthemsclvcs as.favorable to the grant- me of a half holiday in on the afternoon of Aug. 31st, to give the citizens an opportunity of at- tending the Raymond carniynl.- The city commissioners have also express- ed'themselves as favorable, ami the 'mayor will likely proclaim the holi- day shortly. The carnival is to be on Aug. 30, 31, and Sept. 1, and- special trains are lo be run irom Lethbridge on the last two days, leaving here at 13.30. The fare for the round trip is to he This beautiful palace was the residence of the Czar, when he visited the city ot the Broken Heart. It is cxiiec'.ed Kaiser will use it on the occasion of his triumphant entry'. German Attacks Toward Riga Repulsed and Safe Withdrawal of Warsaw Army Practically Assured Chicago, Aug. 13. The Chicago; wheat pulse of the world's I grain yesterday in fev- erish excitement following the can- cellation by representatives of the allies, grain aggregating over bushels of wheat re- cently bought for September ship- ment. What word the European buy- ers received from abroad remained a mystery. It was of sufficient weight, however, to cause the foreign buyers to surrender a profit around 10 ccfets a bushel or over on the con- .tracts cancelled so that they might be relieved of them. Not only were cancellations report- ed by Chicago houses hut some of the seaboard exporters claimed to have closed out'all opening contracts, in one instance the United Kingdom buyers -reselling at equal to 38 cents under what the same wheat would cost delivered in Liverpool. Canadian London, Aug.. Russians for the time being'arc holding in check the Haltit- Ihink cif the German arm- ies which are struggling' to cut the line and are bat- tling toward the Dvina beyond which lies tl.e roads to the Russian capi- tal. This has been accomplished with the aid of reinforcements and by vir- tue of one counter attack after an- other. The fortress of Kovno still 'holds out, German attacks toward the Ri- have been repulsed and the rail- wav junction at Dvinask remains in points, whether there was authorila-, Russiall prom Oslrolenka live information that the opening ot j nonh of Warsaw lhc eiiolm in the the straits was only a .matter of a j {hc Teutons claim to have I made further progress, but between the Wieprz and the Bug rivers they .pparcnfly have been thrown hack short time, was a question discussed by prominent grain men. 'James A. Patten, a former board of trade discussing the lica-.j. ,osscs It raay be cellations said peace were in sight Europe would still' need wheat ..tpbrters also reported cancellations and she would have the credit to get and three cargoes of Argentina corn it. The cancellation of orders there- were cancelled by France also fore would seem to indicate one of re-sold wheat in this country. two things, either Europe has found ther the" Dardanelles was on the! a source of supply which means verge of being forced, which would 1 Russian, .or Europe finds that she Russian grain for European I cannot pay." Field Marshal Von Hindenburg not exerted his lull power in that has the north, but is awaiting events In the south before hammering his hardest blow toward Dvimi near the hanks of .which his cavalry lias been for some time. INSURE SAFE RUSSIAN RETREAT The fact thai the Germans are able to advance with comparative rapid- ity due oast from Warsaw, while be- ing checked on the right and left Eknks, has given rise to the impres- sion in England and in Russia that the stout resistance offered by tha Russian wings, will insure the safe wiihdrawal of the main body of troops; from the Warsaw sa'iienl. Contrary to many reports, the main line of communication between tho Polish capital and Petrograd has not been cut through. It would lie cut ii the Germans were to take Dvinsk. Homesteaders May Leave To Help in Harvest Operations I In response to an enquiry from W. A" Buchanan, M-H., .Deputy Minister :of the Interior, W. W. Cory, states that bona lide homesteaders will be permitted to absent themselves from their homesteads for the purpose of engaging in .harvesting operations, hut the time they are absent will not be allowed to count as residence du- ties in connection with their honie- stOAuo. This.-ir. the arrangement that lias been made in other years. In 1014 there was a special.1 provision .on account of crop failures, but this will not he continued this year. Homesteaders who seek' leave of ab- sence from their homesteads, should notify the.department, so that a rcc- cld will be kept on file. _ PROPOSE REGISTER BILL 12. New Zealand government is I national register-bill aton; Sgt Reid, Former Mounted Police, Believed Prisoner Scrgt. Reid, of the Lethbridge di- vision ol the mounted police, who went to England .last April to enlis't there, has been reported in the llritish. casualty lists: as wounded and missing. Sergt. Reid was attached to the local division last April, and was well known in the south having been at Medicine Hat for some years. Explosion in a German Factory Berlin via London, Aug. eral workmen lost their lives in a lire which occurred yesterday in an nvnlnciv-rx at RcinSdotf nCQr WIFE MURDERER HANGED 4 London, Aug. Joseph Smith, the wife mur- derer, was hanged .today' at Maidstone. ff London, Aug. 13.-A dispatch ,to Renter's Telegram Co. from .Petro- grad says that the finance commis- sion of the Duma has approved a gov- ernment bill for the imposition of a graduated tax on incomes The tiv proposed is IU rubles (S 2 0 on comcs of rubles, iGO 00 on 100, 000 rubles, and a supertax on each rubles over Hayti is Under Military Rule Washington, Aug. upris- ings by the Bobo and Zamer factions e broken out at Cape Haj tien and have forced Rear Admiral Caperton to establish military rule. German ex-Leader Reported Insane Athens, Aug. Liman'von Sander" former commander in clnet of the TurV -h forces fit the Dardan- elles" w ho has just bten replaced j by the 'Grand Duke of is reported to have gone insane and'', is now confined in Constantinople. .London, Aug. Offi- cial-' Gazette announces today that Sir -David -Beatty has been promoted to be a vice-admiral. Sir David Beatty.-during .the nresent .war commanded 'the British fleets which, in A'ug- sank four German warjships off Heligoland, and won a victory over a. German squadron in the North Sea the ff following January. j 'PROMOTION FOR DAVID BEATTY Weiland, Ont., Aug. first Canadian zinc plant to be started in Canada will he in operation in Weil- and before the first of November. The newly incorporated Canadian ainc companj owned by the Wedon Mining Co has, acquired a large, industrial plant and a contract has been made with the commission for high power machinery. Rome, Aug. of peace, which until a fortnight ago were con- sidered remote in well-informed Vati- can circles, are now unexpectedly im- proved. .The impression prevails in Lhe Pope's entourage that the olive branch is about to be offered by Ger- many, which unvanquished and still sufficiently powerful to continue the war, is able to take the .initiative in a peace movement with assuming the role' of suppliant. TO RESUME WORK ON PARLIAMENT BUILDING Winnipeg, Man., Aug. on the. new parliament buildings wil'i be resumed next week, the government announces. F. W. Simon- of Liver- pool, the designer, will be..the.super- vising "architect. Another British Steamer Sunk London, Aug. ton Unti-.ll steamer Jacona, was engaged in the trans-Atlantic trade has. been sunk Her captain and nine members of the crew were rescued. O U. S. MAY BE ASKED TO FURNISH MILLION CATTLE FOR ALLIES Helena, Mont., Aug. O. Robinson, representative of a large packing concern of -Chi- cago, made public here today a copy of a cablegram, from Liver- pool sent to the Chicago asking that an estimate be fur- nished of the cost of one million head of American beef cattle, de- livered at Liverpool. The order, If filled, said 'Rob- inson, would require a payment of about and would make vast inroads on the avail- able cattle in the United AIR RAID London, Aug. an- nouncement was made today of an airship raid last night oh the east coast of England. Fourj per- sons were" killed" One Zeppelin, the announcement says, was pro- bably damaged, but escaped. TAKE POLISH CITY Berlin, via Aug. 13. The Polish city of -Siedlce, 55 miles' southeast pf Warsaw, has ;been captured by the Ger- mans. Announcement to this effect was made -today at army headquarters. OFF GERMAN DESTROYERS Paris, of Ger- man destroyers, making; a', dash from Ostend, tried to attack the French torpedo boats patrolling the coast, but were" driven back by the Allies' land battery, sayl a dispatch from j PRICE OF LUMBER RAISED ONE DOLLAR Cranbrook, B.C., Aug. a meeting of the local lumbermen her-3 it was decided to raise the price of Lumber Sl.OO per-thousand. v Say Name of River Here Man The geographical board of Canada depression or well marked: lino.of de- is not favorable to changing the 'nudalion, it usually bears one name GOVERNOR OF WARSAW name of: the-Uclly river to "Leth- throughout or for as- much of this I and have informed'the board- natural feature as is possible, Where ii. Aug. -9-1 of trade that, according to' gco- there are distinct changes in -the bur- Aug. Balkan cap- itals are showing the liveliest inter- est in the reports that the Germans are preparing to launch a campaign, against Servia according to special dispatches from Bucharest, Sofia and Athens, printed in this morning s newspapers Several ol the corres- pondents declare that the proposed German offensive "against Servia would be "a blessing in.disguise" bt- cause it probably would bring about a union of the Balkan states. Need Market for Big Potato Crop The farmers of the south are going to have some trouble getting rid ot their big crop of potatoes this year, anil President Marnoch of the board! of trade, has written to Markets .Commissioner Westabrook, at Otta- wa, and Deputy- Minister of Agriculr tine Craig, at Edmonton, informing them of the situation, and intimating that the farmers would be glad.of: their co-operation in the matter The potato crop -in southern Alberta will be heavy this year Amsterdam, Aug. eral' Baron Reinhard G. von Siieffer-Beyadele has been ap- pointed governor of Warsaw, according to a Posen dispatch to the Vossicho Zeitung, a copy .of .which has been received ;here. graphical facts, .the .river, should real-. lv have been called the suggest'that the name he changed fo I that. Those who were present at the i luncheon of the council of the board face features cr character ol the v al ley, it is permissible to introduce f l, other names. The streams draining to the South Saskatchewan rner undoubtedly re- ceived names from the Indian hunt- 1 yesterday, however, expressed their and translation of these-names -''emphatic opinion' that. they' would i have, in most been retained In not ho satisfied With the nar.-.e "Old many instances, huwever, the travel- Man and -would press their claims ler crossing a river on the lower por- CUTTING NEAR PjNCHER CREEK Pincher Creek, Alta., Aug. William Barr started cutting, a ISO- acre field of fall wheat on VVednei- da> Mr. Barr's ranch is IS the Summerview district, and ciittttig; will be general the first ot neit week in that locallb. MARKETS October wheat October oats. October 104% 148 LIEUT, Son of Ontario's Premier, is oJe.of High WEATHER the Queen's Own Hifles officers going Low, overseas with the 74th Battalion. Fc'recMt: Scattered ____ r___ .vi a river on the lower po. for the name of "Lethhridgc." I tion of its course has given it one The geographical board have suh-1 name, while a .different name has been mitted the "following report support-1 given to the upper watets of _the ing their claiihs that the namejof the same stream. Tho problem conlront- river should Man." It ispos-.jing the geographer has, therefore, sible that'the .over-ride I been the-tracing of the nomenclature -the petition'of the'iVo'ard. o! 'trade jof these branches and determining here, and will .recommend to. the i whether a .portion should desig- !nated by a certain name and, if so, how far down, or up, stream it govcrniiient that the name of the ri er be'fixed as In the'adjustment of; names of riv- ers, if a stream; occupies a definite (Continue! m POSTPONE TALK ON WAR DEFENCE D C, Auc. President "Wilson J tti, port- poned [ho discussion ot the national defence question with 4 Secretaries Oarricon tad Dan- iels until next week. ;