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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 14, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. M 1 I LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, AUGUST 14, 1914 NUMBER 207 Admiralty Issues Order to Shippers to Resume Sharp Note Sent to Turkey by Allied Powers WHAT IS DOING TODAY ON SEA London, Aug. British Admiralty today gave the assurance that the routes are well patrolled and gave guarantee of resumption of the Atlantic pauenger service, tloried.for the government have had their sailing dates fixed. The Olympic tioned for. govern mental have now had their sailing dates fixed. The Olympic Is to depart the Maurelania Aug 25 and the-t-usitahla Sept.-3. SHARP NOTE SENT TO TURKEY' London, Aug.. Britain, France and Russia have sent a. sharp demand to'-Turkey for the immediate repatriation of the officers and crew of the German cruisers Goeben and Breslau. SOUTH AFRICA TO SUPPLY FREE .COAL London, Aug. Cape Town comes, a resolution that lfih view of South Africa's small navai.contribution to-'the Mother government shall be asked to contribute a free coal supply to British war- ships in South Afiican ports during the crisis" AUSTRIAN PRIZE TAKEN AT-MONTREAL Aug. Austrian steamer. Ida, sailed from and Naples before war was declared, reached here last night and was lateen over by the at Quebec today as a war prize. OTTAWA .rDJSTURREID OVSll .GERMAN -WIRELESS Out.; -Aug. tlie tvIifoJCies telograuh apparatus recently i from Tptenawa Camp, and placed on top or the Militia depart- isr; tapping German 'tourcca of Information, the inter- esting; announcement made at tho Mil- itia duii irtment4 this moi nintr Before the wireless Installed tbc depart meiit Informed b% a inufe-sso. of Toronto Unl.Tiity, TV ho IB inlcrested Sn .aerial cbnimimication ihat code jncfiERges were h'eliig sent from the [United States wireless station at Say Island; to Garthageuia, Col- to nbia, and fo the Carolina Is i lands In Facitic, "Rlwli ere ned by Germany. From tt e j Caiciina Islam's Uta measnijeB un i Station at Port in Lon- don Barracks GUARDS ARE INCREASED Jack Tars Drilling Aboatd a British Dreadnought iVord Received by Supermted- ent McCienaghan Morning OTHER SIDE OFlHE CASE 'Bobs" Suggests Forming Corps i Mounted Experts Charles Southern A1 bei'ta. manager of tl.-e Internationa Port Arthiu, Ont, Aug 14 de found tbe'r to Berlin t literate and almost at Harvester1'Co., 'the fol made Col j tempt to uire lowing message frorV head office Chi tends to siied ne'w hgh the recent, dissolution judgmen f3nrti Hughes communicated Vith r'ess IPIT j at drew imt'er to Lie attention of President was Arthur out made _ early this.. it was, the station has ian o'. the Ijnlt-sd Plates iVilson at once took stone en o isipn of the 1'nlt.ed States placed in Jjnrge of Sajville station to i jnevrif un ni'urral' eenf Wii'ha buildup Piea'-jnecn put out o[ operation for mne tthllc to tho done The operator, 0 ghcs, who on dut> alone uuiuig the night noticed that com- The v.heleas operator on thS nation had been cut, and on m- thls morning picked J f, UP iwtfw lu code from Carth J falLn to thc eround' IIe callcd thc t aH'well as es in English'1 going: from Sayville toj [Operator in charge, John'Bartlctt, j from a nearhy Imilrimg, henas slcwping. -Mr. hurried out in ran from the field on ohserving him are working on'it. The attention.of Frosidsnt Wileott; will, again be drawn to the fact'thaf'.'uu-neutral" messages are handled .at the Long Is'.acd The Naval department 'was notified Ibis morning tlitit the little British EunhaatLAigsrine, of the two craft "which ihe crulaer Rainbow out 1o rescue, has- arrived safely in Van- couver harbor; The Kalnbow escorted back to British Col- uuihla .waters, whlla the Algerine, a' slower tho iAmerlcan coast line.' -The defensive fleet on ins Pacific coast new'consists of Hie Rain- the two gunboats and thc two submarines purchased from Chili. BERMUDA FEARS GERMAN ATTACK and, did noli continue the pursuit. Fur- ther examination showed Rome of the cables, supporting the big cut hut the in as Is were still .upright. II is prohahfic that'in a'few'more, min- utes all the supporting cables woult! have heen cut, in which case the masts might have fallen. Militia guards will be placed ton duty at the station immediately. ATTEMPT AT LONDON, QNT. London, Ont., Aug. deliber- ate attempt was made at 2 o'clock morning lo burn the stores of the Canadian Ordnance Corps 'just south of Wolseley Barracks. Private Allen and Stall Sergt. Spicer of the corps have been sleeping- in a tent on the property for 'the past, two -fork; N.Y., Aug. M.-Tlie Her. Spjccr noticod the shippiag I oi the building ablaze and Xrnida: Islands are -under martial law, and the inhabitants are in daily fearj of an attack by'-a German fleet, ac- cording to the officers of the Quebec ]lner'Bormtidian, 'which arrived from (Bermuda today. (Coritinucd on Page m-ade for the scene with his "rifle Coast Cities Fear Attack by German Ships his hand. The intruder, believed to be a foreigner, ami described as ol slov- enly appearance and some 40 years of age, called upon Allen, to stjop, anil when the latter ftept' on, at 'him, the bullet going 'through' th? private's left hand: Tlie: man, escaped over a fence and is still at larpe, a .thorough search of the dis- trict Jiow in'progress'by- members of the corps, .six members of the-'local police, force and i of ra'Uaj detectives. AT. ST. 'JOHN St. .John N B Vug 14 V i _ r I result.of 'the alarm occisione 1 In the Vancomcr, B C, Aug. In destruction r C R elcialot tij view of fie irDoit Ilom San Fran-jfirc, a. hcavj irmed guald has been cisco that Hie Leipzig and perhaps; mounted our the C p R electors the .s'uronbcig jie bound north, Hie wbiirycs and other harbor faciji 'siijiv to' nVahc an assault on ties. Regulars from Prcdericlon, .city TCI OL orUo menace British: constables guards arc pro- cliinung off (.'ajic Mattery, the cor-! the Uthough this ic rcsiioiHlcril'of-thc Wcstcin Associated lieen is a result of applied lor information this I Me dcslructioii of the. big gram ele morning lo ihe naial atimritles vator, tlie officials ol the I C R at Psqiiitnalt tcgarding the sliips al! hoard of inquirj wlijch commenced its thai station 'Ihe reply was a re- session yesterday found no.evidence fron- the authorities not of fto publish anything about the the i uanded down in St. Paul a cpunlp o days ago: "The, adverse decision of the Harvester case by Judges Hook and -Smith, is iased solely on the facts connected with the original: organization of the International Harvester Company Corporation and the acquiring of its plants bj purchase from competing compin ies. The International Harvester Company of America is given a clean bill of health by all the judges, who acquit it of any ille- gal or oppressive acts in the con-' duct of its business. Judge San- born, in a strong dissenting opin- ion, holds that the decree should dismiss the bill without prejudice. The case will be appealed. INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER COMPANY OF CANADA." Mr: McCienaghan had no comment to make iu handing the above to the Hera'ld, other than to say it was "the other side of the case." pro- Canadian poswl movements of ships. H was officially slated that the BUY A COTTON DRESS, LABIESI London, Aug II 11 the last of the three ves- j suggestion na male that to coming from the south, is safe.' The Rainbow and the Shear-' water arrived at niqmmalt yester-1, ilav, according to ah alleviate unemployment. lmong the millions of textile workers of Ian caslilre, everv In the Overseas should buy a cotton dress apiece, Was an Attempt Made to Blow Up The Big Bridge A wild rumor spread about the streets this morning that an ?.tT tempt had been made last night lo blow up the high level bridge here, hut the police deny any knowledge of it. The rumor was to (he effect that two suspicious looking characters were arrested-, and that explosives were found oh them. ;The bridge here is look- ed upon as a very important stra- tegical position in the hands qE an enemy, as it is on the short- est route from the 'Atlantic to the Pacific. .The C. P. R. special service department wi confirmation to the smcl guard is being and .night. give no yarn. A kept day Yield for District Will Not be More Than a 15 Bushel Average HIGH PRICES SOME HELP New'Dayton, Aug. first two threshjng jobs in 'this district 'were- yesterday, and the re- LORD ROBERTS is getting into.the. war game London, Aug. the. suggcs' tion of Lord Roberts a scheme .has he-en- formulated for organizing al once a corps of imperial light horse which is described as a "corps of mounted regulars for service in Eu- and in which it has been de- cided to include squadrons from the overseas dominions and dependencies The. members of the corps, who are to be experienced rifle -shots, will be required to pass the higher shooting standard in addition to the ordinary marksman's test. The age. limit is placed at between 3fi and 45. Each member will he in addition to an al- owance for horse outfit .and-rifle, bo jrovided with field glasses and re- icatihg pistols. Those having de- pendencies will receive a life insur- ance policy for a year for a sum riot exceeding and all members of >lie corps will have a spteiai bounty of and upwards in addition to :he government bounty at the end o[ (if service of two years or as long as the war lasts. Taxes Coming in Much Better Than Expected suits 'furnish spme ,-int-eresting.; coiii-; parisoiis.- Oil the Miller -brothers' farm south of here, 70 acres ot wheat, bushels, AT.1HE.BH Britain's Field Marshal Joins Gen. Joffre at Scene of and Servians Making Good WHAT IS DOING TODAY ON LAND Paris, Aug. An official announcement says that a large number. of French troops have entered Belgium and are proceeding from Charleroi to Gemboux, ten to the northwest of- Namur. GENERAL. FRENCH NOW AT THE FRONT i The Havas Agency announces that Field Marshal Sir John French, the Commandcrtn-Chief of the English field army, joined General Joffr'e, the French Commander-WChief, ;at headquarters' today. The locality is not mentioned. NEW MOVEMENTS London, Aug. A despatch from Brussels to Reiiter's Age'ncy says the fojlowing official announcement was issued at noon todav: "Tlio Germans arc a new movement against us but ali disposi tions have -been made to repel like the preceding ones. Reiiorts shou th t Hie continues favorable to lis alid our allies, .while the iieib Horn Lomine is highly favorable to tlie French. "Tlie general staff has heard 'nothing ot the reduction of ifr torts Liege. Rumors to that effect, .'therefore, aie false RUSSIANS DRIVE; GERMANS 'BACK -London, Aug. The St. Petersburg correspondent. the Exchange Telegraph Co., wires that an official' despatch slates that the Russians after a sharp encountei droie back the first and "1st Gerniin armj corps who were endeavoring to occupy Eydtkushnen. PREPARING FOR 10 VOLUNIEERS Big Mass Meeting Planned by Overseas in the Majestic Theatre EVERYBODY BE THERE Following up the "OWscas meet- ing held last week the cxecutnecom BA1TLE 01 Londcin, Aug. The Dally Chron- icle s spcciil coriespondent Green under date Aug 13, 7pm sat s pahimnarj ar tillery duel' and cavalry scouting -for. the battle of Tongres continued to- day fltmj, pas heard from that direction till the afternoon and the wounded ire no longer reaching1 the Dutch hordct the German field hospitals are now with their array. understand if. the. Germans .win; this prospective engagement, too Kaiser mil proceed to North Bel- gium and congratulate his victorious troops on the field of battle in char- actensticall} dramatic fashion. rOH the either hand, the Germans arc not leaung thc possibility of, 1 -o heavier defeat unreckoned for and or at thc rate mittce then appointed are now hUM s( fone a Rm oi 16 bushels to the acre, which is i-making the necess-m self on the IranK oier tli- rirer in consWercd-a splendid, yield for tWs j if pobMble to check the ycar. Thc crop was sown on summer i Theatre, thc dati to be liter onrush 01 Trench and Belmau fallow, an.d the nature: o[ the land I for the night before thc departure ci! would lead one to believe that Lethbridgc Volunteers'.for the he next to'impossible to make it for it is of a very coarse, gravelly texture. Close by, -the Wilier Brothers raised wheat on spring plow- ing which only yielded 4 or 5 bushels to on' the same kind of soiK On the Huistel farm hear by, wheat yielded 15 bushels to the acre, on 80 acres, and some excellent samples of well colored were taken at'the thresher spout. This field was also front. It, is expected that the citizens will come out en masse to do honor to their noble comrades who have colun- teercd to go forth and do. battle for their country, home and duly Arrangements are being', made', for.: the attendance of the Cit) Kilties I and, Salvation Army hands to be j present to 'give selections in addition to various artistes who will be asked summer-fallowed. Cutting is in 'render patriotic songs Prominent every farmer has speakers will be. ra the .platform, and everyone is asked to give full pub- licity to the meeting ami do their' to give an enthusiastic send- off to the noble contingent. worked his land right, has some, crop. The average yield "will not be more or 15 bushels to the acre, but 'the present prices' prevail- the owners will niaTie as much this as in any former year, when prices were This applies (o the district a radius of about 12 miles of thist point. East, of that, there are practically no crops, ami the farmers and home- steaders need help 'badly. Some 'time ago there.was some dis- cussion as to the condition of the' .in the south. T.hp sheep ranges iiivi adjacent to New Dayton are Acting-Sccretarv cirtn nlock mt would be. plentiful if water u js also requeued tin all those lend fhgs biijt All veterans are urgently requested to present, as special arrange- ments are being made for their re- ception, and they should at once com- municate with the acting-secretary Mr. Chas. intimating their intcution to he in attendance. Various committees are hems- form- ed, nnri it is asked that those'who are willing lo co-operate in this tent should eoinni'.micatc toward Germahv V brother ol P. nice Von Buelou, a former German' imperial chancellor, is reported among toe killed -at- C CRMAX PATROL RETIRED HASTILY Pans, Vtig 11 10 98 p in tele- gram from Brussels to the Havas- Agency says a fresh engagement be- tween Germans and liclgians o-cur- red yesterday between five and six. o'clock HI the evening ad Gcct Betz, Bel- .de- 'tachment of four hundred Germans, who retired hastilv GRRftlAiV CAVALRY AT Paris, Aug. a.m. Tlie success of the Italian WMhi at Diest nnd the repiiise. of the Ger- mans with scrinus losses are confirm- ed according to an. ojlieial annoJnce- nient issued last night. STPlKlNG five miles south of HaelenJ. The gian troops fired heavily me! Hospital Ship Fund Subscriptions to date for the hos- pital ship and war emergencies in- clude Miss Cameron........ j 500 A Friend M. .Tohnstone I. G. H. Hnrinon...... Mra.'Duff Sirs. A. n. Stafford Mrs. W. A. Buchanan 1.00 100.00 10.00 10.00 t.OO 5.00 At.the rate that taxes arc coming one would almost think that the ast mortal remains ot the money tringency. had licfn laid to rest. To ate. apnroxiinatcly one-third of the neon collected, a to- :tnl ot having been recorded. This (Iros not include the .taxes on ;thc. wliich arc paid hy the 'month, and which amount to including the 10 per cent..dis- count. The total was swelled con- siderably'yesterday hy the check re- ceived ..from the C. P. R. for .OftO. Tomorrow- is the last day of dis- count, and the CoinmisKioners want it thoroughly understood that where it tan lie hhovn that a pay (lay comes witiiirf i few days following 'the 15th, .discounts will be allowed, so tint the may have an opportunity of taking advantage of the 'discount, up to the day celviHIieir checks. The oficcs will bo open lo- 2 00 jnortow until o p were available. All the range -irc willin'1 lo It thc water, holes is so thproughiy eat- i inp, ctc., should mike I'c ra up that the.shcepmen iind H hard j k.nowll to jfr. J Uhckburn. o keep well supplied with chnirman of the decoration conmu vater. Ihere is certainly great neeil' or wells in this district and the T'ilc ,nectinK has a dual onjcd eneral feeling is tiiaf the larmers flr'stlll, a thc Oiuntcers vould welcome assistance point for mes. Tnc municipality has spent enrollment of-new members of .rcat deal of money, on the roads the "Overseas" club laudable icrc, and the farmers in tho raunici-i intention it is to look after the pality without crops will he given' all the work to be doiie this fail. oncs ieft gatllpr arid 'see GO- AND BE TAGGED Tomorrow is .liig day. out and bejassed deliberately. The-cause is patriotic. The contribution yon inir Into" (lie box will- go towards !a hosp'ita'l lied Cross nui-sss and the relief of local distress due to the war. If you can't go to the front to tight tho battles ot Country; it is your be of some-service at home.: .Start out right with a contribution :tomorrow. Be taBBoi! cr.rly, and sec that ail your friends are tagged. Any coin of the realm.will a tag, as generous as you.can. 'together the sinews of to their proper distribution Thc executive committee anticipate thiit quite a number of new members .j, j will te 'enrolled .at this meeting, the. I only fe5i being SO cents fbr Indus ,t. i ami -SI for p-entleinen It i ilso un f, iflcr'sicoil that ncnninent officials ill .j; be appointed at th s meeluii, for the. I proper of thi oiRnnua l.ticn. It ifj Jutsnilfd to nnkr the or Pins V 15, 11 Vn oflii al repoH? issued hpr tod No faetsiff striking importance took plate inline 'theTtic of operation1; fhnc were houeur i h s between Herman mti I rench palrol.s ami encounters' botivccn oiit- posts. notably it Chambrcy ir (7er man Lorraine, hcte two companies of the htcenth HaTanan infantry re in ent were j urpnsed by fie French troops aim off, leaving numerous dead and :wounded on the' frld (Contiaiied on Page Today's Report Issued by the War Bureau London, .Aug. 1-1, 1 ofd- cial .press bureau of the British War l-ganiialion as slroni; is possible in Office and todii Issued 'every wat, as it is ic ogniied that news of a French engagement in the it. Will have lo undeltike niportanl and responsible duties m dealing ef I iecl ively with the new ..if 03, rally round the old flag and j