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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 15, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, AUGUST 15, 1914 NUMBER 208 FRENCH HOLD STRATEGIC POSITIONS IN TOMS MOUNTAINS ITALY REFUSES TO BE DRAWN INTO WAR New justice Honor Guest at a Complimentary Luncheon Yesterday CONGRATULATIONS FROM ALL SIDES IVES lun en Friday by the to be forgotten by Balkan States League May Assist Russia Against Declaration of War on Germany is Coming YOUNG TURKS TO AID GERMANY General Joffre Master Strategist Rome, Aug It, 945pm (Via Pans Aug 15 The evnte- mcnl in Hit Italian capiliil lias become acute since the isteiicc of the state ol war between Finland and France on the one side and Auslna Hungary on the othei, was decla-ed the Tribuna in an article inspucd m olheial (inaitcis em phasizes the fact that Great Britain and Ti not dedare but simplj oi vv existed bj reason'ol b own act and that therefore It ih I is not obliged to assist Auslna-IImigan The acluc worl is DOW going on among the gmcinmenls ot the -various Balkan btiles to bung about a icconstruetion of the toimei Balkan league which deieatcd linker in the iecenl( wai The object ol the is to assis1 Knssii igamsti Austna-ilungiij and to keep Turkej mactne I Vincomtr, B C Aug 15 Local lap inese icsuhntb uc( wii receded duimg the last two dijs gnc waimng of the impending step and jesteicUn i code mcs sage w is iccerved b) the editoi of the Japanese ncwspapci dc clanng the ccitamly of a declaration of wai igdinst beimim Local Japanese are greatlj elated and meivheis of the Tapmese na-M reseivc ,ue packed up and ready to lea-ve at the fiist oppoi tunitj -M MAKE TKOUliLP- London Aug lo 3 oO am A de to the Morning Post ironi Constant nople which 'ame by way of! Pans savs' 'Serious internal troubles are ei. Turks who dominate tier are i dictating a pW> Germanipolicy, which Hes, Was tbe complimen ls Unp0puhr with a large part of the given at, tbe Lethbndgc p0puisce n-t people "bl Constantm it' 1 vestcrjay In hpnor ot his eleva nre [hat tne city may be tionlo the Supreme court bench Alberta OverWtj gathered at the splendid .be Ihe scene of a" second battle of Nav- cino The Pnglish I rench Russian fleet de stroytd Ih- Turkish bgy ptun lioird prepared by mine host Miebach and to oven one ot tbem Judge Ivo m die harbor of iNavanno a seaport wished lo bi, always known ai Of Greece on October 20, 1627 'Billy During the course of the luncheon A Buchanan 5rP w ho v, as com Jwllfd to lea e lor the special session of paTlian-anl Ottawa on an early train prose to express his high re gard for Mr Justice Ives Mr Bu chanahjsaid that'he bad known the hoiored guest for manv tears -In'many lines of endeavor, anH had alwayb been one of 1 is "a armest personal friends although ho bad been politically opposed lo him Binder Twine Deal Causes a Roar from Co-operative Associations CUSTOMS DEPT. BLAMED UfSriUAN STCAllLR Aug 1. va Moose Jaw, Sask Aug. London 12 50 p -n -The big new ccntly the customs department seiz Austrian Lloyd liner "Vlanenbad was ed the immense order 01 binder twine captured tcdav bv a British vvarship by the Cooperative Tradingj GFNERAL JOFFRE rommander in Chief ot-thelreneh ftn the rrom Bombay to Trieste, She was brought the 'only line in which they dilteredc-and ;once the occasion was over, 'Ihe difference had been lorsot- 'ten in the close iriendship that ex- isted betuec-ri .thfcin: Mr. Huchanaii that Mr hes would make as a upteme court the integrity and honesty along with that insight into hnnian character'so necessary in pass- ing judgment UM1LD P 1 I api glad tint we arc met here feda'sv'l said- Mr. -Buchanan, "as. citi- zens-bf-Letbhridge. Our Empire is in tbe fiirors of war ind this gamer inn givM el idence that I ethhrnlge stand united in her cause The member stated that the present ses would sec eyeiy man united lor the good oE Canada and the Empire regardless of his political persuasion Mr Htiobanan wi5 heartily ihcered as he lelt the team r M IRNOCH into port SEAS NOW CLEAR S-UL New 'iork Aug steam sail from iork today for ports in LngUnd France Holland and Tl Iv carrying pasbengers of all classes aril mails as a re ult of the olicia1 notice from the Butish ad miraitv. that Atlantic, .'.ocean steamship lanes 'are'-CIear of German Q[ Saskatchewan BRITISH sir IN 1HL r U1FIC 1wokpnli'sh steamers sailed' tod'av followed by one for Calcutta and the other farmers who Glowers' Association and. have, held it until the farmers have been forced buy a second supply of twine -at higher prices from the .twine mer- chants in their towns and villages. Th3 order for this twine was piac'ed early in the spring by F. W. Green while in Chicago for the purpose a twine manufacturing concern which has its works at Miamisbur- Ohio. Some weeks before the harvest op- eneil. the first car of this-twine was brought into Canada consigned :to. one of the co-operative socieiic-s. This several others received the one or acu, am London The caplnns cspiessed eon "rst eons yiments were well satisfied nrtiMwv nt MSS ,ee iwith tne Imnc inch was sold to lidcncc ol a sale pass .gc __...... Wild Rumor is DeniedbySupt. WilsonofM.P. Super niendent commanding K Division of the lio> il Mounted Police was cilled upco to I'rfsidcnt Maruoch made a another minor this morn pleasant1'and whimsical address in of the.guost-vvhom he..had'su; cwttea'as.president ,of the Board of Trade. "'It.is'only pnce in a1 while, Baid ,he that a man Is president of thi I etlibndgc Boird of Tnde one vcir, and a Judge of the buprcmc Itre neit and when inch an event (transpires it certamlj behoove1; n to sit up md tale notice It is in jUnfoHu'iialc procedure that seems to rcipiiic that a citizen i trans hied to a high sphere on the judi ml bench his old trends should he deprived of his companv, hut it is fltt'ng that we should give a homely grtotfng lo "Mr Justice Ives bcfoic he makes a final plunge into tho icv viators ot judicial aloofness to say thank you' most heirtil; lo oui many'services rendered to his borne his and his fellow oitiMiis, and to'.cohgratutale him on signal mark of distinction and recognition of his ability in bis pro (csslon, and generally to wish him long me and proipcrit) on Page 7) ing. Someone started them bv reason of the co-operative i method at !Ue. per pound. However, 1 t c nail Iffigun the Grain Growers' association received the first intimation that the customs oflicials intended to act. An order was sent out for the sei- 7urc of all the twin0 corsigned to the co-operative societies irc-m the factory in- Miamishurg. .The reason given foi tin ei ure was that there was a suspicion that the twine vyas prison made. Following the seizure, thereWas a long delay, during which .'the Saskatchewan. Grain Growers' the story that as ociation ami tbe manutacturer sf four German and Vustnan rcsrrvisls' madc representations at Ottawa that twine .was not prison mafic. .In an official communication frbni Villson who is keeping a sharp look (he head office of Ihe Saskatchewan out along the. Grain Growers' association which lias were -captured at- the border- port of Cotitl s, south' of. 'Letlfliridgc, but. Mr. that no arrests of (hi1? nature na1o made absolutely Some dajs aco a hobo vvas arrested -at. Ooutts, ind sent up by Hi" Coutts magis tratcs for three mon tils''-imprison- ment on n charge-of carrying- conceal- ed v, -apons 1 he man s name vv as George Kaegar, and he a Ger man but no significance was attach ed to his vvas- -.made just after he had crossed tbe Inter national line He was carrying a high calibre automatic'pistol; teen SIGNIFICANT- CONFERENCE San Seuanuaii Aug. 16, significance is attached .to a prolonged conference today between tho British- Ain'oasaado'r and tho Spanish piemier hero especially to liiaij sent out to the various locals all over the province and to the ,ctp- opcrative associations, the. executive of the .association outlines and the action of tlie :ustoms oflicials. The twine has now lieen released, but in the great ma- jority of cases the farmers have been compelled to buy their twine from other sources %t prices ranging from 11 cents to 13 cents per pound, The letter stating that the associa- tion executive believe.that the action of the authorities is due to reprosenr t'lions of the big twine interests, and one: salieT.t sentence in the letter roads-as -follows are not prepared, however, to find it'pbssible for tbem to strike us; as they have done, throi l-us toms department." Russians Annihilated Two Austrian Reg- Unable to Gain a Foot in its French Invasion BELGIANS STILTHOLD AT LIEGE London Aug Hie Fiench mimslei of foicign affaus in Hie Fiench heie loda-, a summan of the conflicts iboul repoits aheuh hive been publish cd, grvcs official confirm ition ot a Russi m Melon the .nans on Ihe Rnci Dmestci He s-ns Hit Fourth Infantrj Regi ncnt and the First Cavahj Regiment ot tlie Austiiau army weic mmlulated b> the Russian The Trench nunistei adds tint the positions, m uppei Alsace and at Liege Belgium lie unchanged ind concludes "In consequence ot the imivcisal oulcin the Geinian gov- ernment has. decided to lemit to the tieneh mibassadoi at Ber- in the fflOO he hid been compelled to lor his back !o Fiance 'The riench tioops ire adsancmg into the high Alsatian of the Vohgts mountains Since then ocrapalion of the Saale legion in Gcim in on the fionliei of Alsace which s mnounccd the French tioops line entcled the to-vvn of Siale itself, dmmg out the Gcunan tioops lod-ij they collected the kits abandoned the Geiman iugitncs "In tlie WOCMC distuct m the depailmenl ol the Meuse, the French troops lodai fncd it and brought down a hostile aero plane was flung at i height of 1000 jan'8 The two Geiman oflicers occupung the fl-ving miehme taken prison- ers. "In the same district a battihon of Fiench light iiifantrv put Jo flight a b ittalion ol Gernnai t iking toitj pn_s oners. "'The Belgian continues suceesslul m the lieighboi- -OACTION ALON'G RUSSIAN, BORDER INCREASING. St Petersburg Aug 16 v la London I'oO Russian staff todai announced that Russian troops.'have destroyed local railroad and: tele- graph lines in the ..province of .East Prussia at eleven, points between. Schmalleningken, on the Russian fron- tier, and Tilsit. German troops also have damaged some of the frontier roads. On -Wed- nesday the 12th German Uhlans and the 9th German Rifle Regiment, at> companied by- artillery, w.ere. discov ered on the frontier in the neighbor; hood of Ka'lisen by the Russians. The Germans avoided coming in contact; retiring to the northwest. SERVIANS REPULSE AUSTRIANS London, Aug. 15, 9 dispatch Rebel Head Proclaimed Pro- visional President of Mex- ico on Friday WORD RECEIVED IN WASHINGTON As Only Western Represent- atives from Units on First Contingent HONOR FOR LETHBRIDGE No light has been sled on the locil military situation antl'-hb 'intimation as to when the Lothbfidge cont ng ent will" leave lor the east has been rtccivt-d Transportation; requisitions are. in the hands of the officials, bill will not U used until instructions arrive. 1 riming is still procecdum and the men arc reporting regularly. The in- timation was gnen out this morning chat married men will be allowed to proceed Gwticr provided have tlie written consent of their wives, and several married men are planning to leave. Orders'have been, sent out to all artillery units! which arc to form the artillery (liyisiwi of the overseas force, to put'.their men, into quarters Map-showing frontier where prelim' VENUSTIANA Head at the Mexican rabeft proclaimed Provisional President i Washington Aug ano Carranza was named Provi- sional President o! Mexico m agreement; signed outside of Met ico City T'Uisdav bv General Obremot and the representatives of tho Federal governor Iturbide, according to an announcement last night by the Constitutionalist agency here. Carbajal left for Puerto Mex co, on the east coast on Wednes- day, and Carranza made his tri- umphal entry, yesterday; to the Router Telegraph Co., from Nish, dated August 13, and sent by way of Athens, gives tbe Servian of- ficial account of recent fighting on the frontier. Tour hundred thousand Aiistrians says the War Office, "attacked the Servians last night. A fierce battle ex- tended all along the line. Finally, the Austrians were repulsed, with .heavy casualties, toward Tekia, on the Rou- manian frontier, and 'were also re pulsed from Belgrade, where they .had attempted to cross the. Danube, but through numerical superiority the ene- my succeeded in crossing the Save. The Servians are concentrating for a -big engagement, which is expected iliary skirmishing has been taking makc formal' application' to be sent pUce this week m preparation lor big to yal Carticr, whore tlic division at once, and to take over the horses this evening. The teneral stafl con as soon 'as they, are .purchased, anil aiders the fall of Sabac of.no serious proceed vv ith the training ol men at j importance, headquarters. The commanding GERMANS ISSUE officers have also hesn 'instructed to complete their' equipment by requisi- tions bri the .ordnance stores. As soon as the units are completed up .to war strength' and the coil p'mcnt complet- ed, the officers commanding are to battles which seem Imminent. organized'. considered batteries should good nisa ol General Joffrc's wonder-; important that: all ful strategic, nnnoeuvreing may be clipped' iip: to full: war strength obtained from a glance at the map. leaving, ami the British sys- In the in Usace, tho of four guns', is have held Geinans from advanc-j to ,nc this: reason being giv- ing a ind bv clever manoeuvres: cn [or tnc of the units. LETHBlilDfiK TO'TUB FORE Lothbriclge-'has the' distinction of sending the -wily detachment of ar- lilierymen in-the entire west. This detachment :will consist, of the 213 men from'the.25th..Battery and two who have not yet been dir iceU-il-'toMnove.' .Canada's artillery 1 (Continued on page the scOTl'the mim passes through! mountains tte Bon' Momme and Slo Marie passes. French hdiis all the strategic points m the Vos0cs mountains and a gen- eral Geinhn is that direction would be accompanied by fearful Slaughter In Belgnm tin. Liege' forts have proved a German stumbling block. It allicil armies are holding the best positions in Belgium, ready to cripple (height wing of the Kais- er s invading in that direction-. As' for the German, array of -the centre i general advance in that 'direction would be made only in the face of the opposition of the French idrtsi- tit Vci'dun, Nancy Tout Epinali Kaiser Is baldly likely to attempt.. -In facts' it scemsn_nitc possible that-, reports of 'the Kaiser's change of plans, of invasion arc true. And-Generals French will have something to say while the Kaiser, is changing bis mind, MANIFESTO TO PEOPLE Copenhagen, Aug. 15, via London, 1..05 Berliner Tageblatt of August 12, whic-h reached here, today, contains a manifesto the German nation by General Stein of the German general staff, in which the public is cautioned against believing any state ments, except those, given out by. the general staff. It savs "la England and France falsehoods are being spread broadcast. rVTermans havo too. much faith in yom; government to accept rumors too easily. "The English, accuse us. of-.having suggested partition with-Holland in exchange for her neutrality. Such charges are beneath contempt, and demonstrate the righteousness of oiir cause, and the wickedness of our ene mlea. "You Germans also are spreading rumors of victories and defeats, such as the German occupation oJ.Bel.fori arid the 'destruction .of French regi men'.B wholesale "Everything will be published at tho proper timo, and ,'rye have given our word that nothing shall be-oxag gerateil and nothing miiilmfaed. (Continued on B. C. Japanese Want to Raise Corps of Ottawa, Onfc., Aug. Jip; inese of British Columbia want ti fight for the English cause -nmi ths Canadian contingent. The prime ister of the Dominion, it was i an' nounced here today, received an ap. plication from i representative Jap ahese on the Pacific coast, statinj that a large number of his race, wti< saw service in the war. want to enlist in the Canadiai expeditionary forces. He added that eii in oppoiUmitj the regiment of a thousand Japanese will enroll themselves and don.the Canadian uni- form. As the first expeditionary con- tingent has been practically complefc ed, their offer cannot be accepted, They, may, however, get a chance .ti serve in later1 contingents. BEGINNING AMERICAN MERCHANT MARINE New York. Ham burg-American line issued a state- ment this afternoon saying that- if had under consideration offers to pur chase some of its steamships in Am- ericaii waters valued at The fleet embraces the great steam r Vat'erlaitoY the largest in tbi world. If sold, the vessels would the American flag, .and would be thi fjrst -big acquisition to the propoiet. American merchant marine. War Emergency! Fund -The following contributions been received by ilrs Starncs, 7il 7th Ave S treasurer I 0 D E Contributions to tbejund vvil1 clos Monday at ouoCk Previously acknowledged 01 J D Higmbotham 25 01 Rctlaw (iiames to appear Monday) 21 fll Mrs B. Kecvc _ ;