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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta yOLUME VIII. LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA, MONDAY, AUGUST 1C, 1915 NUMBER 208 "Teutons are Still Trying >jj to Press Forward to Petrograd London, Aug. op- erations In the eastern field are developing slowly. Both sides the effects of the intensity of the Warsaw struggle. The advance now centres en the 'efforts of Field Marshal von Hlndenbunj to fores troops the Dvina and eastward in the general direction of Petro- ind the near approach of the army of Prince' Leopold of Bavaria to the new Brest-Lltovsk defence. Notwithstanding the vteady pressure of the Germans, the Russians have succeeded thus far In holding them west of the Dvlna. More Towns Occupied Berlin, Aug. 10. Field .Marshal Von Mackenzcn, continuing Iris pur- suit of the retreating Russians from the south toward Brcst-Litovsk has occupied Giale and Slawatycze, ac- cording to official announcement made by the German army headquarters today. The army of Prince Leopold, pressing the Russians from the west has occupied Losyce and Mledzyrzec, the statement adds. ALLIES OX'ER CONSTANTINOPLE London, Aug. dls- patch to the Daily NCT's from Athens says: "French and Hrillsh -aero- planes have flown over Con- stantinople. They threw bombs on Galata, causing heavy casualties." Americans Flee From Armenia Washington, Aug..l8.-Fiftwn mem- bers of the American mission in Van, Turkish Armenia, who were present during the recent fighting in that vi- cinity, have arrived in Tlflis, broken down with work and hardships, otic of their numbir Having died before thcv left. Consul Smith at- Tifiis today noti- fied the state ilepartment that a Mrs. Ussher had died in- Van and that her husband was now dangerously ill in Tiiiis. The dispatch said that while the other members of the little bam! ni Americans are convalescent they are ing. BRINGS HONOR TO LETHBRIDGE The above picture is of the belli bridge machine gun sciuacl at the front, whoso members have brought honor to the ci The membp-s are Carn.'.l. Jock Waddell, S. D.obJis, F. Lay, -E.. P. Chappeloau, E. Thomas, J. Miller, and 0. F. "Billy'- Carnill and U HIM 1-vu have both been wounded. Now comes "Jock" Waddell, nho has so been wounded, with the announcement, published in, another column tod n that he has been awarded the Distinguished Conduct Modil lock s mod- esty does not allow him to elaborate-on the feat for which he was hon- ored, but it seems he performed 'the nervy a trench ail day with a machine gun until relief cnme. Outlook for Satisfactory Settlement from Allies Standpoint is Prepare For Raid on Servia Takes More Drilling Tools South For New Oil Wells Russians Again Defeat a German Fleet in Baltic London, Aug. PetrogTad correspond- ent German cruiser was sunk and several other German boats damaged in an action with the Russian fleet near Oescl on Thursday. The Germans, the correspondent saitUare attempting to bottle up the Kussian fleet in order that they inay transport 'troops to the Gull' of Siga without mMcstatkin. With a carload'Of drilling-fools (or G. T. W 5nd Montana-Canadian wells'in. the field, Ira ScEur-wenl south this morning to spend, n-low days superintending op- erations.-He reports .that the Mon- 900 Jeet and has gas and tlia't.thc C-.T.P. has 2700 feet of hole and is still doing down. He is still" cheerful over the pros- pects of oil and says that it is ex- pected in. the Q'.T.P. well very soon. Questioned as to the recent sale of .'the McDougal-Segur well, Jlr. Segue- declared that be knew nothing about 'haVQ no interests in that well, he said. "On-the'1st pi June the McDougal-Kegur .holdings were sold to the McDougal Oil Co., and they who have disposed of the hold- ings, to the United Company.-' Mr. Scgur says that he does not understand the situation at ali, and together with some ot the other stock holders is going to hold an in- vestigation, it looks as if there will be another oil scandal in the air in the near future. "Jock" WaddelHs Honored for performing the brave feat of Writing on July 2fit-h, Sergt. noldine a trench all one day until re-1 dell says. "Tonight the Colonel sent lief came "Jock" Waddell, sergeant for me and when I got up to him he Siipt, Walker of the 0. P. R. announced tins af- ternoon that the company has decided to lay steel on the grade from Foremost east at once. London, Aug. Balkan cris- is is drawing to a close. The nation- al assemblies of Greece meet today with the probability of definite decision as regards Bulgaria's tion. According to information, front Bucharest a German army corps have been concentrated near the junction of Hungary, Roumania and This .witlf the bombardment of Bel- (letiftuju ;i.i territorial demands upon which grade and the activity of Austrian, cs the question of united action of artillery at many points along tna Danube lends support to reports of A great Austro-German .offensive in tha the Balkan states with the Allies. In ths best posted quarters here the outlook is regarded with a de- gree of pessimism. It is expected Ser- and Balkans. The outcome of the crisis is------- ed most anxiously as determining' Via Will !L LOlllKUJllllse tulu tu tuvja 1 reject the Bulgarian con- whether the allies will receive tentions. Reports from Athens indi- naiknim and that King Constantine is in- vri sisting the new cabinet must main- _ Paris, Aug. device invented by; the Italian engineer, St. John's, Nfld., Aug. IC.-The first battalion regi- mcnt, which has been training in England some months, has been or- 1 dercd for service in Kgypt, Andrew j Bonar Law, colonial "secretary in the British government, cabled Governor i Davidson Sunday. The reserve con- tingent, oOl) strong, now stationed at Ayr, Scotland, with the third Com- pany, 250 men now training at St. John's, and the -Itll company soon to be recruited will likely be formed into a second battalion and sent 1 there also. tain strict neutrality, the effect of which would he to withhold Greece MAY from participating in a plan of Un- ited Balkan co-operation with the Allies. AUSTRO-GERMAN PREPARATIONS In the meantime there are many evidences of Austro-German prepara- tions to deal with the Balkan situa- support from the Balkans and wheand in the ammunition works -in- other- parts ol Germany. Hurricane Washes 'ri Marines Overboard] Norwegian Sunk IDENTIFIED AS J, J. LIEVED HE WAS THROWN FROM PASSENGER TRAIN Fcrme, Aug. the gruesome find made the settlor ging beUmi I'erc and M yesterday alter.- inV was-the-tons upon which? noon. Ihree miles abfiie Momsscy Scgnovndal govwnmcnt were will-j station the men in a hand- ing to accept labor of these men car, obscrUl Urn bod) of a mar h- .f-jug fJ upon the roans. i far as General Otter was con- at the foot of a..fill and partly Washington, Aug. Anyeri- can marines were washed overboard from the battleship New and drowned yeslerday while was sailing through the "a hurricane somewhere south Florida coast. No damage to warship New Hampshire or Louisi- ana arc reported. London, Aun. Norweg- ian' steamer Albis. 1381 tons gross in Christiania, was sunk by a submarine. Her crew was saved. RUSSIA TO USE FOREIGN LABOR FOR Petrograd, 14. The council of ministers has approved the project of the utilization of prisoners oC: war and foreign laborers for the nianui lactnre of war supplies. Chinese; Koreans and Persians are .to ployed: The council bas accepted "the plan of the minister of educatiqp'fqr opening certain universities to wo- men in the medical, scientific and gal branches. SALVATION ARMY HEIR Warren, Pa., Aug. Salva- tion Army of America comes into pos-: session of acres of uli land, worth besides large estates in England, value unknown, through the death, here today, of Henry Cobham. FORMER PREMIER DEAD: Budapest, Aug. .von Szeli, former premier of Hungary, died today. He reaigned the -preni- iership in 1903, and served subse- quently as a member of the Diet. i SUPPORT WAR PARTY -i fr Aug. Greek Chamber of Deputies assembl- ed today. --M. Zanittzanos, an y adherent of former Premier Venize'os, was elected iiresi- dent! The majority of the Venizelos party, as a result of y its victory in the recent gen- erdl election, was indicated by the vote. M. Zanitzanos re- ceived 1S2 votes, as compared with 93 for the candidate the government. this country have- been directed by Chancellor. Von Bethmann-Holhveg. These the World asserts, show 'that -the German government, its agents and its volunteer sympa- thizers have attempted-: To control the press of the United States To influence American ,'i news agen- cies To subsidize certain newspapers To breed discord and stir up indus- trial strikes To prevent the allies from getting war munitions from, -this country To secure munitions [or herself while decrying similar. efforts of the allies To induce American citizens, often without their direct knowledge, tu act as deco'ys in German-financart "peace" societies. Girl Ran Ahead The lit-tic girl was crossing with her mother and two other children from the Merchant's bank to.' Ry- iand's store, when the little girl ran ahead over the street. A bicycle go- ing at top speed caused her to stpp in" her tracks, and 'before she saw what was coming, ".was struck down, by 'the automobile, driven by- "Dr. Galniaith, who had turned oft -Third Ave. The child was the car, which was at once brdught to-'a JJte. 'J. Filnier, of the 13th 'C. M.R., who is here on a visit and who was standing close saw the accident and was the first to-pick up the girl. Other witnesses declare that Dr. Galbraith was going at a very, slow pace, and that so Ear as -he could see no blame could be attached to anyone for the unfortunate affair. The doctor was apparently watching the cyclist, who was in his way, and did not sec the little girl until afcq was directly in front ol- his moving .3. CANADA'S WAR ORDERS Arranging Credit For The Allies New York, Aug. bankers, .handling financial, affairs for Great Britain, France and Russia in this country, discussed, today, the possibility of arranging a credit reaching to meet the situation arising from heavy. Euro- pean purchases of war munitions and Ottawa, Aug. Or- ders placed in Canada by the British government In refer- ence to war supplies, and now executed or under execution, 'total the vast sum of 000, according to an -official statement issued today, IE which are given details of the different articles purchased and their amounts. HOVEL IDEMOU London, 'Aug. There are fewer than '2000 Americans in ranks of the Canadian military tingents, said Major-General Sam Hughes, Canadian minister of milt- tia, at a meeting of the Americanl held here last night. Bow Island has a novej the raising of a machine gun fund, which will.give an opportunity to the farmers of the district to contribute bit. The idea originated in the pean purchases 01 war mumuons wtvu the consequent extraordinary decline j fertile brain of Roy Beattie, who 'is _.- moving spirit, and in rates.of foreign exchange. MILITARY OFFICIALS WARN THE FARMERS TO PROTECT ALL CROPS up strong by all the citizens. Roy has had a steel granary built'to.hpld 1000 bushels o! wheat, and has set it out on the main street .with the i following must win the war. This.granary.filled with ,r "eerned, he .would favor the" project tion it I ._______. in" at the loot ol a.ini nnu paruy Aug. ot grass, farmers are advised concealed bj bushes lipon 'laaniina- authorities desire the press- lo.'give. to. make fire-guards lound that the man uas warning to tarmera this Bea6on-of-the I uiun 11- upon "ihc'provinciai government ind Iwd lam there for many danger of urairic fires, poas.bly, intr willinc to do so upon the.same hours. "s were governing the work The foreman notified Coroner H s were governng e wor done on the Vernoa-Edgewood Wilkes of Ferme lip ith Con- upon ,whieh sonic 4M men are stable eiirn- now working from the Vernon .in- ternment camp. The federal authori- ties as 25 cents per, day aid the fur- nishing of tools for the. ..workers. Housing, clothing and food. for. all detained men is furnished t eral government- and the 21 K Into a fund according agreement, for -the _ on the fed- goes ague of eel to the spot and .brought the body to town J upon th to incendiarism on the part of. the alien enemies. There are obvious Treasons this-year why farmers and ranchers should -take extra precautions on thtfl score. The .lie spot ana prougnt LUC DUUV extra orecaiuions on laia score. was found flora papers Empire is engaged In a mighty ;ttrus- ic boclv that the man was J. rgie, and all loyal citizens wRI JIUE- j. Aocott i railway engineer. He is j band its resources in every ..po'jsjbjo: about 40 years ot age, medium height, way. Suspicious characters and size, and dressed m a watched closely, for both here ana size, an res ,e wace cosey, or o suit of clothes oard_ found; the enemy will no. .........''chance to Impair the food supply'.'of. su o on the body indicated that he had on bought an blgin watch m on the .7th of this month Other- papers (Continued Page the With, lemi-troplcal recently, -aad wiierever practicable. -Within a few days, it is pointed out, harvest operations will .be in ful'i swing, and incalculable damage- may MARKETS October'wheat...... October oats October barley easily be done .grain and hay crops, ruining farriiers affected and possi- bly rendering hundreds homeless. Troops are b'eing dispatched from WEATHER 85 wheat will buy a machine allied armies. You can help: r the Will bet they will The farmers oi the' district have already helped To harvesting. military camps to take their share in the extent of 700 bushels, and the y I grain is being piled into the granan in every day. The gram will be sold at Cicvat0r there at the highest price possible, and the funds turned into the machine gun fund for one Some of these may j have little experience i ___j agriculture, so that it is on this ac- the elevator count otficials are anxious to have price possible, and the funds proper' precautions taken. -appealing for extra precautions the miiitarx'authoritles point out that already two serious prairie fires have no e ma gun. If .there is anything over it will he uiven to -the patriotic fund "And when we been fepsrted within 150 miles of j sa; and it "is.'the duty of all concerned to see to it-that malicious or due to careless- reduced iat the present sen- ion to- get the granary "We are filled Up going once, axu ,vu fill her-up again for the patriotic fund. The Bow Island jMopFe voring to induce every t0wa Southern Alberts, to uf Picnickers Careless With City Property at Henderson Lake The City Commissioners are.wrj! indignant over the careless manner in which the public is treating ths public conveniences and play atus'at the. lake, and would requeit, through the Herald that those tisltlng the lake Bee .that prouer care is tak- en of public property: Children have been in the habit over the shelter and dam- aging the building in several ways. Chridren have also been in the habit of climbing up on the bridge .railing, whiclris not only verv dangeroUSj but is destructive to the bridge. It is re- quested also that picnickers at lake see, to it. that garbage and refuw is the cans which are pro- vided for that purpose, and not left scattered about the grounds. On urda> one boy severely cut his foot on an open sardine tin which hwt been left on the ground. The Commissioners also have other complaint They ed a boom for small on at the water's edge, bathers have torn this to carried the boards tciou er side of the like. A little thought In would cot i ;