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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 21, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE, ALUERTA, FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, J9M NUMBER 213 LARGE E10 UEflt M11LI "The "Dominion Government has assured me. that every Southern Alberta settler in need, as a result of the total crop failure in some districts this .will be ctrricd through to Hie next crop. They will be proyid- -d with feed and: seed grain, and will be made'to aid them to overcome the difficulties now stav- ing them iii the face." .Wory.-VIAXT (Signed) .BUCHANAN... Where Germany Kept Her War Fund 'Above is a copy of a .telegram received this morning from >V. Buchanan, who :s now in Ollawa.-aUemlhig .the: ses- and laying before the government the condition of ers who have been heavily hit by a year of The news will be-most welcome to the farmers for it means that they will not lie forced to abandon their homes which they have spent years in building up. It means murh to the businessmen ol the towns and cities of tin; south, too, for the aid promised will mean lhat Hie country will have a chance to recuperate nexl'ycar, and the stability 'of "business in all dire-jttons, maintained. The -government understands the position of the fanners. At the instisralioh of Mr. Buchanan, Hon. Martin Burrcil visited the south and saw conditions for himsell. All that remain? now s, is for the government to work out the method of advancing the aid definitely promised. AVith ppiiiimbn aid, and with, the help promised by the Pro- vincitil government ;-uul .C.'P. R. in providingemployment jmd cheap rates on feed for slock, Ihe farmers sliould. fcef 'relieved .taki- .opuibisliolonc. "________ ON BEL1N Paris, Aug. 21, 2.55 Official land at Aux-le-Ronan, in the depart news made public in Paris today says Umt the German forc'es continued to tacs t3i3 Mouse in the vicinity ot Huy, and that important concentration is carried out in Belgium tuis (Fri- day) morning. No French territory .is occupied by the eneniy, except a piece -of enclosed The Ju'm at Spandm I erman> the Ire ur, ibi i the i lice Cera nv hi for fortj >pir tup big nar mdonmiU ot ont billion dollar exacted ranee alter the of IS 0 it was counted over and found to total exactly as" when-first placed there. to ed up Recently r> r a tanlired less here The strictest prohibition has been j 31 German Hussais1 incursion hy the Uio l.crm..n H js jn Ncw Vork A grocery placed on the publication of any in-! :mll I'hlans arrived this morning ers, the Leipzig and en Spokane yesterday formation concerning the movements i (probably on the shoot- wsre operating-HI tlicsc waters at tnc, Ulat xvas ,VQrth 5s.4o _..., .___ _ ,ilf, nf I nnemni: OL the war, but urncn citv. of .Tapanese ships and troops. All. "jag grounds at the ga correspondence is censored and news- whither the burgomaster papers are closely watched. The activities at the German Em- bassy, where personal effects arc lie lag packed for shipment, are the only Brussds, opening oi the Jlr. Good docs not look, for said that they have adiai newspaper, omto uu Good docs not 1 Since the outbreak of tho European ,thc rcst Jot thc day last-hut-on request ol the Paci- lt an war, thousands ot Chinese coollos (fie coast censorship, news "was j meats win bc id states that MAY WATER ACRES 'The Old Man diversion for which a survey Is 1 now b'eing made, came In. for con- slderable comment at the Board of Trade Council luncheon, at the- Lethbridge Hotel y.ssterday, and was most Important matter considered. Commissioner cf ir- rigation F. A: Peters of Calgary has been approached by the Mayor and the' President if the Board of for Information en the sub- ject) buj Mr- P'tcrt naa been com- pelled to send-thclr request, which seems an unusual one, to Ottawa, so that the authorities here are not in possession of .many-facts in connection with this gigantic Irri- gation project. to available facts, however, it is es- timated that from to 000. acres will be put undsr the ditch. There .Is no intimation .as to when the work will be taken lip. The district "to" lie 'watered'.lies west and north of the city, Av'as canned meats will he the only other ,VUI, Ulullrf...-.--. been employed in strengthonins these commodity aRcctnl to an It is believed Unit the tak- of the troop's will enter the Belgium ff GERMANY WILL RESIST JAPAN TO THE LAST London, Aug. to information received in of- flclal circles this Emuoror William has ordered jr tliat resistance be'made to thn last to Japan's attempt to oust. Germany from Kiao-Chau. t WAR CORRESPONDBNS SHOOED OUT OF BELGIUM GET OUT OR BE SHOT London, Aug. Amsterdam correspondent of the Chronicle tele- graphs saying that Antwerp was being put in a state defence nnd being provisioned for a siege. He adds that Itwnfi stated .-.t 1113 office of tho Ocn- Thursday., that all (or- eis'n'c'orVesn'ondeiits found in Belgium alter .'last'night shot, ALL ABLE-BODIED AUSTRIANS CALLED TO THE COLORS London, Aug. 21.--A final call to arms, affecting al'l able- bodied men, from twdnty to forty.-two years old, 'lids been issuc.u govern- in ent'. _ Rome, Aug. Merr, ...r- Val, iiapal secretary of- aiate, today delivered into the hantis of Cardinal Delia Volpe tho wholo' machinery at the Roman Catholic- Church, giving .him at tho same time a detailed report of r.'il business. With Cardinal Merry del Val rotlvt all the other high officials.'and heads of departments at the the next Pope may ro-appoijU, it so desires, y e ren, e niaking, since Tuesday, a vigorous of- fensive movement towards the north, which, on Wednesday, forced the Bel- gians, after a fine resistance, to fall back on Antwerp. The Berlin ijtovern- ment .will claim a triumph, -Vaereas, from a strategical point of viw, the movement, was of mediocre Import- ance. "The French armies also hare tak- en up their respective positions, and it is certain that our general staff is far from being taken unprepared by our adversary's tactics. The staff had long foreseen them and.Is prepared to deal with them' under the best: aus- FRENCH DIRIGIBLES ON JOB Paris, Aug. 21, 3.12 French official note says: "A French dirigible last night threw a number of projectiles upon two Ger- man cavalry corps in Belgium, causing great excitement. Despite the fire .of the enemy, the aircraft returned safe- ly, to the French BELGIAN SITUATION Antwerp, Aug. 21, via pf- :icial statement says that the situation s unchanged. German cavalry pa- rola arc circulating around Brussels, severing communication between the capital and Antwerp, and between these cities and the other .of the country. BRITISH FLEET SHELLS CATTARO _ London, Aug. dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph Co. from Cettinje under yesterday's date saya that; a. British fleet, supported by Wench warships, in conjunction with Monte- negrin batteries 'on Mount Lovoften oh Wednesday bombarded the Austriaii fortifications at Cattaro; greatly dam- aging them. The correspondent adds, that in an engagement between .Montenegrins and Austrians ill Bosnia, tho latter suffered 200 casualties. The British war information bureau has not con- firmed these .reports. .GERMAN DEFEAT London, .Aug. 21, 5.15 Central News .has received a dispatch from Paris, which snya the French forces defeated .German cavalry com- ing from Leopoldahoelie and Huplngoo In an engagement near Basle. Continued on Page ;