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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 25, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta "-.i-' I 0AILT BBBALJ) TUB MSi'MBKlUUE OAILT TUESDAY, ApGUBT'if. JtU ftevalb HIDerta DAILY AND WEEKLY RATES delivered, per year by raiil, year glj Weekly, by mail, per l S4.00 3.00 1.00 TELEPHONES s'Omce once lut A. Buchanan John Torranee --Managing Director Busine-s Manager AS THE WAR IS PROCEEDING Heading Between the lines of des patches from v.hlch the mo-iemonts of troops may be gathered, it appears that the public must be preparen tor what has been generally anticipated. This is that the initial advantage oi the war rests with Germany. The mam German army is pressing towards ilie frontier between Oer many and France, and, if tno latest news is correct, some portion of it is already on French so-1 With the vallsvs of the Meuse and the .Moselle as the centre, and Alsace Lorraine as the left flank, the r.Sht is ing extends as far west as Ostend According to a despatch from the British Intelli- gence bureau WP Know that German forces are at present near Wons, which in a crow line is only some 20v miles from the French border. So far as the progress of the fight- ing goes Germany, in the ground onered, is far ahead of her adversar- ies For instance, her armies are nearer Pans than the allied forces are with regard to Berlin However, tljere is a good deal vet to be done before the German lorces appear he- fore the French capital. In the forward move mads, mldent- ly the German armies m the Held liave nnri-ng to fear irom the Belgian PICKED UP IN I ASSING FOR 'THE BUSY MAN Cardinal Begin of Montreal left yes- terday for H'onie to attend the con- clave. from EMtnontGfi to Prince George commenced running Sunday over tho .Grand Tnmk Pacific George F. Williamson, a Brandon pioneer, is dead. He was formerly municipal engineer Ht -OnBlow. Ont. Winnipeg .will not buy any more German goods. This was the em- phatic resolution of the board of con; trol forces apparently have been cut o3 from the main forces of. the All'es. Germany having had the advantage of taking the preliminary steps is bound tfiereby to received an advantage, iwhicii cannot tut tell in tho first stages of thj great war. Judging the German arms, the fact should not ho lost sight of that the Germans are an practical nafon, and in taU'ng offensive a? they have the allied ainnea it coauot be they hare reckoned Cheap living is an anomoty of the present situation in Paris. Meats to- day' sold jit'the lowest prices' in 20 ears. John T. P? Knight, secretary of the Canadian Banker's Association, is dead In Montreal at the age of 64. He was bora in Deal, England. The revolution in the Dominican republic is at ail eni according to a received late .yesterday at Washington. Domestic disagreements are said to ,.e the cause, of Frank Dubowyes of Senton Harbor, Mich, shooting Killing his and four small child ren, and then committing, suicide. _ Four people, residents of Le Claire, Iowa, a father and threo daughters, were drowned in the Mississippi The father lost In an effort to save his daughters. Thomas Black, pioneer merchant of Winnipeg, is dead. He was a grad- uate of the Montreal military school and went through the. Fenian raid trouble at Bccles Hill, south of Mont- real. Darius Miller, ithe Cbl that without theT They have given semblance of this in the wise precaution they have shown in not embarking on tte of- fensive against tile British fleet Fo far as military inte'Mgence goes, the Germans, it msy safely bo said, have worksd it to a Sne roir-t However, the ultimate result cannot be in doubt, and German preliminary successes should not be in any way regarded ns disquieting Japan is tramping tail In Kaio Chan. By the sound of the naine it looks" as if the Kaiser getting the worst of It DONALDSON LINL TO SCOTLAND, INGLANp AND IRELAND. Low Ona. elm cabin third-class, closed eablna, SAILINGS FROM MONTREAL. SS. "ATHENIA" Oct. 24th, SS. 8ept 8th, Oct. 3rd, Oct. 3'1it SS. Sept. 12th, Oct. 10th. Nov. 7th. All Information cheerfully fur nlsfied by authorized agents, orv H. E. LIDMAN, General fi. M. 6312, 349 Winnipeg. Ph.: CONTINUED PBOM FRONT-PAGE, pot believe that the Belgians did less than their duty and we expect to Hbor that they were attacked by overpowering numbers. NA1IUR FORTS VITAL TO GERMAN SUCCESS "The possession of Namur was vi- tal lor Germany and it was a fine stroke for the Germans to reached the place under the eyes o! the allied armies We still hope and believe that our counter offense In the north is only postponed, and not abandoned." Reviewing the genera! situation, the Times military expert points out that the allies in Belgium are getting tfie full shock o( Ihtr German army Ho" says that it is essential tfor Ger- that she should 'deal a para- in this quarter m order to gain time to detach troops to re- sist the Russian attack oh the Prus- sian frontier. NAMUR FORTS WERE SINE IN NUMBER The fortifications o! Nathur ant Liege formed the Sneat examples o! the work of the Belgian mili- tary engineer, General Henri Alexis Brulmont, whose reputation was world-wide. The defensive jworks_ot .Namur wort not so strong as those of Liege, bu' the position of the city was much better for military purposes, forts are nine in number, the The four volette and Emines. "TIMES" COMMENT ON FALL" OF.-NAMtTR London, Aug So p m feday was a dav of bad news and we fear more must the Lon don Times- said today, in an editor lai 'on tho iall of Namur "In the first phase of the the paper continues, AJ9M Potatoes are ahoard the high cdst- of-iiving band wagon these daya. Fann- ers should a point to a few acres of spuds every year.' If prices are high they are wealth pro- cago, Quincy railroad, most important being St. Senbert died suddenly at Glacier Park, Mont., Audoye, Suarlce and Cognelee, while after undergoing an operation for ap- the connecting' forts of less strength penfiicitis. Mr. Miller worked up from are Bme, Maizcret. Melonne, Marche- the position of telegraph operator Orville 'Wright, pioneer aviator, and Lieut Whiting are recovering from ah accident m which they were nearly Browned. A hydro aeroplane broke and threw them both in the Miami river near Ohio.. "Whiting is a.lieutenant ia the V. S. navy. George Kodani, a Japanese photo- grapher, confessed Mondcy at Salinas, Cal., that he murdered Helena Wood Smith, the New' York artist, msl-by-thc-Sea. He told conflicting stories of the murder, one version be- <-g that'he tilled her in self defense Julian Carleton, the negro held at Ridgway, Wisconsin, for the death of seven of nine occupants of Frank Lloyd Wright's