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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 14, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, AUGUST 14, 1914 THE LETHBRIDGE DAItY flERAtD The Choicest Southern Alberta grown SPRING LAMB, FISH, POULTRY For Your Sunday Dinner Phone 452 DELANYS LIMITED WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE FOR YOUR SUNDAY DINNER? Phone us your wishes and we can supply you if its on the market. One of our strong Mds for your patron- age is the. fact hat we on tfie market and its the hest we can find. E. OXLAND MEAT MAEKET 1110 6th Ave. S. Phone 792 Everyone seems anxious to eat farmers' meat The farmer's themselves only flccommodate you twice a week We can accommodate yon with the same goods every day in the And our prices are right Phone 1055 Spent! -Your Vacation at Waterton Lakes 'Southern Alberta's' famous Summer Kesort, with 18 miles of Navigable Wfater for Launches and How Bodts Good Trout Rates and Fishing per day Additipnal accommodation at the new Lake Hotel Stage leaves King Edward Hotel at Fin- cher Creek every-morning for the Lakes. Mexico City, Aug. the inhabitants of the Federal capital -awakened this morning the arsenals were empty, the barracks were de- ssrted and the provisional president of the republic as well as the minis- ters of his cabinet had vanished. President Carbajal Icit tlie city on a special train bound for Vera Cruz at 3.15 a'.iu. Provisional President Carbajal Icit behind him a manifesto to the na- tion saying that he had done his best in a provisional capacity to save the country from further but that his peaceful overtures had been met on the part of the Constitution- alists by uncompromising .demands for an unconditional surrender. CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE Volunteer infantry are under arms in the islands, and additional earth- woritf? to resist an attack are being hastily thrown up by citizens pressed into service, the Bermudlan officers eay.. CAREFUL GUARD ON PACIFIO COA8T Seattle, Wash, Aug. Can- adian yacht Aquillo, fitted with small and the Canadian fisheries.cruis- er are doing patrol.duty off Cap4 'watching for Gorman merchant vessels, according to re- jiorta brought by Incoming steamers. The two vessels carefully investigate all incoming and outgoing craft to de< termine their riatinality. GREECE SUSPENDS USB OP WIRELESS 'New Yor, N.Y., Aug. has suspended the use of wireless tele- graphy, by ships in her territorial wa- ters, according to an announcement uiade today by the Commercial Cable Co. GERMAN FLAG OVER G6EBEN AND BRESLAU London, .Aug. ter news agency despatch from Paris says advices received irom Dardan- elles declare that contrary to the statement of the Turkish government, the German not been lower- ed on the German cruisers Gcieben ami Breslau, nor.have their crews landed since I their arrival in Turkish waters. ITALY MAY FORCE TURKEY TO EXPLAIN London, Aug. despatch to the Daily News .from Rcoie 'Turkey's purchase of'the German cruisers Breslau and (Jot-ben has made an unpleasant impression here. Italy probably will demaud an ex- planation as to the future use oi the ships; and also warn Turkey that she will not allow, the equilibrium of the lower Mediterranean to be threaten- as Italy is determined to prevent GREECE ANXIOUS ABOUT. PURCHASE Athens Via London, Aug. anxiety is felt hero in connection with tlie reported purchase by Turkey of the German cruisers Oo and Breslau. It is feared tlie acquisition of these vessels niay'mate'Turkey uncot raising on the subject oi the disposi- tion of the Aegean Islands. A rrnior turkey hadihamcil. nno of these warships Mitylene is taken as a jus- tification for this: belief. BRITISH CRUISER VISITS HALIFAX 'Halifax, N. M. S. Good Hope, one 61 the British cruis- ers .which recently came across the Atlantic to guard the trade routes, entered the harbor at noon today. The Good Hope was in Halifax sev- eral years ago. WHERE BRITAIN HAS UPPER HAND ON SEAS London, Aug. is general satisfaction in naval circles over the fact that the Declaration of London, to which the present government as- .scntcd in 1511, was prevented by the House of Lords irom becoming law, as it would have surrendered a form- idable weapon against Germany and imperilled Britain's goods supplies. Un der'the declaration, German supplies, if discharged at a neutral port, would General Bethune, who'congratulated i nave bcen immune from' naval cau- thc corps on its splendid turn-out and 'ul'9 wllile now with tlle BcrnJiU1 condition. Practically all of Irom-the ocean, the North i have seen active service and wore I Eca is closcd to supplies and owing Rough Riders Form Corps for Active Service London, Aiig. hundred ex- pert riders and shots. who have been Delected to form a "colonial corps" including Canadians, Australians and New Zealandcrs were inspected on the Horse Guards parade yesterday by Ihciriwar medals. With one .exception they were in every day attire and several wore top hats. They are Ell anxious to take part in active service. Norton Griffiths, the organizer of the corps, a son of Gideon Murray, Major Frank Hilder and Col. Coiin j Hardings were among those companicd General Bethune downith- lines. Col. Montague Craddock, who commanded the New Zealand contin- gent in tho South African war, was in command. After the inspection, the men marched to the White City, where Lc-rd Lonsdale, who is to be- come Honorary Colonel, subject to official approval, has temporary quarters. arranged for CARDSTON CROPS PROMISE WELL Cardston, Alta., Aug. hind- er. Is rapidly lowering the' golden fields of grain here. Indeed, the pre- sent hot weather has ripened the. wheat so rapidly that it cannot he cut soon enough, with the result that the kernels are shelling out because of overripeness. Reports are to the effect that the crops in the main are good, with scarcely any failures. From the streets of the town a glance over the surrounding hills re- veals most of the grain. sQndihg in stooks, while the remainder1 is being rapidly cut. Another ten days will Eoe the commencement of threshing, when the exact yields 'will be found out, MORATORIUM EXTENDED Vienna, via London, Aug. Austro-Hungarian moratorium affect- Ing private debts was extended today till September 30. PRINCE OF WALES FUND London, Aug. Prince of Wales' relief fund for. the dlatrcsaed families of British soldiers' and sail- ors today attained a total of over .o the declaration of war on Aus- the Mediterranean is also closed all within a week. Gibson Bowles, naval- expert, and also Globe newspaper, demands that the government denounce the itreaty of Paris, under x which tho right to capture an enemy's property on neutral ships is a breach of faith, validity of the treaty depending on the inviolability of all its princi- pieVbl which the renunciation of privateering is one, and Germany contravened this latter principle by converting her merchantman armed cruisers to prey upon the British seaboard commerce. The Globe urges that "the greater the strain exerted upon -the enemy's pow- er of endurance the shorter, -the war is likely to be." BRITISH SHIPPING PRACTICALLY SAFE London, Aug. 14. The assurance officially given that the North Sea is the only route unsafe for trading vessels, had a steadying effect on food prices here. A prominent Cana- dian shipping official expressed the conviction today that so far as the Atlantic was concerned, the risk to British shipping has been reduced to a -mimimum and was no. reason why rtrade between Canadian and British ports should not. return almost to normal. The great difficulty in this, of course, -is the lack oi ships owing to so'many liners taken by the government. Several Canadians have been informed the -Jjrst available bcrttis nre by ships ra Ming to sail at least in October.- DAVID GRAFF 'HIGH London, Aug. 13.- IMMISSIONER luccoeding the ate Richard Solomcn, Sir David Plete: de Vi'lllers Graff, Bart., until recently klinlstor of Public Works, Post Of' Ices and'Telegraphs in the Union of Joiith Africa, formerly minister of the Capo of Good Hope government, has teen appointed High Commissioner of lie Union of South Africa in London las from August 11, CONTINUED FKOM FRONT PAGE MONTENEGRINS ARE INVADING AUSTRIA 'London, Aug. special news- paper despatch from Rome today says the Montenegrin troops, aidet by the inhabitants ;oi Herzegovina, are successfully Invading Austria, whose blockade of the Montenogriu coast'has practically ceased. PRESIDENT WILSON ISSUES PROCLAMATION Washington, Aug. 14. President Wilson issued a proclamation today covering the war between Great Bri- tain and -Austria-Hungary. AEROPLANES TAKE PART JN SCRAP Paris, Aug. oflcial announce- ment at 10.30 last night says: 'A French aeroplane on reconnais- anco was .'attacked by two German aeroplanes, which Were larger and speedier than 'the French machine and carried their armed men with rifles. The Frenchman succeeded in, escaping unhurt. "Among the engagements which iave taken place BO far, special atten- tion is called to those In which our troops took possession of the summit of the Vosges and maintained their positions for five days, despite vigor- ous counter attacks of the Germans. The peaks of. Bonhomme, St. Marlie and Saales are ;ours. The French :rdops repulsed all efforts of the ene- my, although the Germans were in su- perior forces. the Saales, the Germans irought their, reserves into line. The reserves' formation was not maintain- and the men were finally obliged :o give wayi One whole section with rapid firing guns surrendered. "Many Germans were surprised dur- ing the operations in Alsace In the very act of spying on. our-troops. They were tried by court martial. Several if the spies, including the Mayor and the Chief of Police at Thann were shot. BELGIANS TAKE 2000 PRISONERS 'Two battalions of our troops, which captured the village of Blagarde, were driven out by a counter attack, deliv- ered by'a greatly superior force. "During', the Liege operations the Belgians took two thousand German jrlsoners.-- to the small extent of Belgium's territory, she has kske" France to take care of the prisoners. ANOTHER 1500 GERMANS CAPTURED "Troops tflse'where on the frontier captured 1500 Germans. "A German aeroplane, flying the French flag, flew .over Vezoul auu Lure this morning, and dropped three bombs into the Veioul railway station, and two into'the station at Lure. The damage caused by the bombs was in- significant. Track walkers and gend- armes drove Ow aefSplane away by a lively fusilade." GERMAN DIVISION FORCED TO SURRENDER London, Aug. 14, .10.04 Paris correspondent of the Exchange Telegraph Co. forwards an official issued by the Minister of War at the French capital at mid- night. 'Referring tu the fight on the Vosges mountains, he said: "The French' troops held their positions-on the mountains for five days, despite vigorous attacks of tie Germans; who were superior in number. The entire division surrendered. The French troops hold the volley of the Bruche." RUSSIAN FORCES ON GALICIAN FRONTIER London, Aug. Dally Tele- graph's Athens correspondent cables: 'I was informed by the'Russian lega- tion today that coneejltration of Rus- sian forces on the Galician frontier has been completed, and an offensive movement. is imminent. This move- ment will coincide with the action of the Servian army on the Danube. "The Montenegrin army is co-oper- ating With the Servians in the Inva- sion of Bosnia, one of the Balkan pro- I'inces inhabited chiefly -by Serbs, and 'into I annexed by Austria-Hungary in 1903 in violation of the treaty of Berlin." GERMAN LOSSES IN ALSACE VERY HEAVY Copenhagen, Aug. Indica- tion of the may he gain- ed from an incident reported to the Berlingska Tidnlngen by telephone from the German fron- tier. An uncensored edition of a Ger- man newspaper, published in Schles- wig, was brought over the frontier from the'-south. It reached the eyes of Prussian officials. The newspaper publishes a list of asualttes at Liege among men from the district of Sadersleben. This list comprises .no fewer than eighty from this one district alone, and of these the little viljage of Skodborg lost five men. No! complete lists are given, but every -borough arid district is informed of its own losses. LITTLE! FIGHTING NEAR BRUSSELS Brussels, via London, Aug. movements of importance have taken Wednesday. communication adds: The situ- ation of the Belgian forces remains favorable. GERMAN, PATROLS FLEE TO SWITZERLAND London; Aug. 14, dis- patch from Paris to the Exchange Telegraph Co. announces that [he''French ministry of war has re- ceived news from Berne, Switzerland, lhat' numbers 'of German patrols liavo taken retiige in Switzerland. It Is stated that no French troops have crossed the Swiss frontier. AUSTRIANS REPULSED AT BANJALUKA London, Aug. Rome official message from Nlsh, the temporary capita! of Servia states that a violent engagement has -been fought at Ban- aluka, Bosnia. The ustrians were repulsed with grekt loss. Many Aus- .rian'soldiers declined to march. The Servians occupied nine villages in Bos- nia. The Austrans are erecting forti- ications on the river Save. GERMAN PRIVATES HAVE LITTLE HEART Paris, Aug. news from the 'ront today fully justified the boufi- dence of the French- people in1 the ireatly superior morale and esprit de corps of the French soldiers over the Sermans. The statement was made by German reservist prisoners: "This s not a people's war, but billy an of- fufly describes the situa- loi. OIID SPIES BURN THIS ELEVATOR? John, N.B., Aug. police oday began au investigation of the yesterday in the Intercolonial grain elevator, which is supposed to have been started by spies. The loss on the building and on grain is esti- mated at The elevator was worked for the first time yesterday iince spring, when grain was pilad on toard the Rappahannock, bound for England. More than bushols if wheat were In the elevator. WHAT EXPLAINS ITS ENORMOUS POPULARITY l BLUE RIBBON TEA Is always the same perfect tea. Its quality never changes. Users know it is the Best Tea. Ask for it by name thiB Advertisement with 25 cents to Slue Ribbon, Limited Winnipeg, for the Blue Ribbon Cook Book. The beet cook book for use in Western Canada. Write name and address plainly. AND ASK PRESIDENT IF THEY MAY DO SO WITHOUT AF- FECTING NEUTRALITY .Washington, P, Moigait Co., have inquired of the state partment what the United States government's attitude would he to- ward a French war loaa oi several hundred millions to be floated ia -this country. It is also understood that certaiU financial -bouses have approached thq government with a view to ascer- taining its attitude toward an Aus-. trian loan for an unnamed amount. The request was taken up by ;tho international law experts who -de-, cided that such a loan would violata no provisions of the neutrality-laws, that there was no precedent against it, and who pointed to -the precedent; when Japan borrowed millions, hero when having her war with Russia, but it. was finally decided that a broader question in the policy of relations was involved which, only could be'decided by Pre- sident Wilson. The proposals have referred to the White .House, where it now lies., It is said to stand in an informal state. Breakdown Caused by Tea and Coffee "I am says a prominent physician, tfcat coffee is responsible in a great degree for the breakdown of our active men and women. "They suffer from caffeine poisoning. "Of the truth of this, there is not the shadow of 'a doubt. Our common sense tells us that the daily, swallowing of caffeine" (the alkaloid in tea and "powerfully affecting heart and followed by; nervous depression, and finally by more or less disas- trous results. "I believe if people in general would use S harm-i less, nutritious drink like Postum as a beverage in place; of tea and coffee, their physical and mental condition .would be-much', improved." Thousands, troubled with nervousness, biliousness, sleeplessness, headache and heart flutter, have done pre- cisely what iliis physician up and coffee and POSTUM happy results. "There's a Reason" Postum is a pure food-drink, made from wheat and a bit of molasses, containing the nutrition of the grain. No harmful ingredient in delicious, nourishing beverage, Postum comes in two forms. Regular be boiled, ,15c and 25c pae-Hages. Instant made in the cup, i instantly, 30c and 50c tins. Grocers everywhere sell both kinds and the cost per cup is about the same, "There's a Reason" for Postum Canadian Postum Cereal Co., Windsor, Out ;