Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 26, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta
PAGE FOUR THE LKTHBKIPOB OAIfcT BEKALD WEDNESDAY, AUGUST M WEEKLY SUBSCRIPTION, kATES Dally, delivered, iiwfjefcr... ?4-QO by matt, per jear .3.00 Weekly, by mail, per year...- Business Offico Editorial Offlco W A. Buchanan .John Tirrance Managing Dire'ctor Busters Manager THE FIRST s'lG ENCOUNTER. The most important of the MS that.receivea jesterday The ease with N'aniur ivas-appar-. ently captured, and the repulsa of the Allied forces clearly indicate that the enemy's forces must be-in large and powerful numbers. The only satis- portion of the news the German forces have not won any ground -in the area held by tna Brl- tiah. Germany has gained the first ad vantage. But ''ihile it would toe fool- ish to the seriousness of the repulse Allies have en countered, it cannot Be looked on as anything in the way of a Tout From the fact that the movement which led to it is described as an one it is only a reasonable view to take that a retirement was posi- tions occupied for resisting the pass- age of the Germans across the co-Belgian frontier There Tjeen no official details to the contrary and it may be taken that that line has not pierced fcy the enemy On Uie Franco-German cormng to German despatches, the Germans iave made way. If this is true then the concentrated march on Paris which has teen planned is fee- ing attempted in two directions The ground" to be covered, with its Jorti fications, and the material 08 'the armies, are, however, different what the Germans had to' euqounter in 1871 There will be and stubborn fighting all along ihe way, we may be sure, and consecutive de- feats such as the French faced at TVeissenberg Worth, Spichei-en and GraTClotte, aE in the space of a fort night, would be impossible to recur We have to reckon with a iwwerful 'oe, the fortune of war must vary, but tenacity- determina- tion must triumph. P 'ICKED UP IN ASSING FOR TUB BUSY The price of bread in Montreal goes up one cent a'loaf today. The Consolidated oil veil .is-now feet, and gas.indications are., present. Victor an- sen ing a ai the, Kingston penitentiary fnrm, escapee! after assaulting-the guards The Saskatqon a meeting of citizens last night to con si dor commencement-, of local': relief work for dependents on Tie captain-ofUhe. ton" disregarded a -military ..guard .at; BrockviHe "dock; "and landed hls-'steain- er iinder There little disturbance 'ftlth, the Cranbrook Sasb. and Dobr factory workers at present, whiph finrflnrs on. a strike Onlv one kilo noupfls) of flour1 IE being'scld to any one customer siSf a time in -Vienna." The Tvea'ithy -are hiring othersJto travel in circles buy- ing the commodity The report conies from Ottawa tbat tbe Dominion government has-arrang- the Union Stock yards of To- ronto for the. purchase of several thousand horses. A committee has been appointed at Niagara-Falls after the .-forma- tion of a patriotic fund, .with the ob- ject of providing for the dependents of volunteers. Russian, soldiers are paid thL rate of f a. -year; Gerinans_.set .SO; .Austria, England, France, and" the United States ?iSD to Russian generals get anfi American, lieutenants Rev C. R Morgan, pastor of First Baptist (church, of Saskatoon, was drownedj according to a ceived Lepas today Bereft here some time ago on a. long cano'e trip He' came from dhicago to Saskatoon eighteen: months- ago, and wag mar- rlea about one year ago :PUBLIC ABATTOIRS: Aa a -civic utility, the question.'of a public abattoir should nftt be allowed to become a dead Issue. Its hygienic, advantages, in making certain -that meat will be guaranteed from disease, in that animals will be slaughtered under official surveillance, are recog.-. nized. i The Moose --Jaw an article 'on public abattoirs" con- tributed to the Public' Health Journal by J. T. Vallancet sanitary inspector. of this city. In this lia says: t "The. absolute necessity for such, huildinss must be apparent to, anybody .who has. iDafle_eyenr the Rligfetest, Investigation into the conditions .under which. the meat sold in our towns is slaughtered and dressed. There are few.pri-- vate slaughter houses on tho out- skirts of "western cities "but what could 'be .closed on the ground of insanitation. In most the floors are badly constructed of wood, laid with little or no atten- tiou as to proper drainage, and what drainage there is usually goes into the hog pen at the rear of the main fcuildias', into "which also -the entrails of the animals slaughtered are thrown. But apart from the objections to private slaughter houses, on the ground. their sanitary defects and 'un- suitable situation, there Is an- other beriuus cbjK.tian .even, were, each private .-.slaughter house; its construction and appointments equal the. .best Jbuilt .abattoir. Tills objection consists in the im possibility of .proper meat inspec- tion "wheir cattle 'are. slaughtered in. private slaughter 'houses' scat- tered over-a PROTEST AGAINST GERMAN I fcWAR "'AGAINST Washington, Aug Hav emth, th'e Belgian minister, presented a at the department to- day again stywhat-he-iermed against" women and children' Zeppalin attack Ten persons; werei killed tie- -minister them women. Eight people were -injured.' Secretary Bryan was very reticent in dfsenssmg the attitude of the Un- ited StateE.. towards such methods, and said th'e.-State department could take, ho action.; r i BELGIAN ROYAL FAMILY TO LIVE IN SECRET .London, Aug. 26, Bel- gian royal family will abandon 'the temporary palace, establishing them- selves in a secret the city, as a result of the .attack by a -Zeppelin airship, according to .the Morning Post correspondent at Antwerp; He says the Zeppelin attack was directed ag- ainst the palace. FROM FRONTPAGE attack the Prussian Gujirdoi BRITISH TROOPS AT MONS London, Aug 26, 6 22 Return- the front, a correspondent of thl Times sends the following, under u pVris date' the British troopa hate made thorn B eh at home Prepara tlons for the defence were ex tremely comforting, in tbeir workman hksfaetdUs Jn the -woods lurked in numerable field Bverj where in town confidence dominant iwtt4he firing is audible in the distance .'the' British -soldiers can on the banks of the canal calmly fishing, bayoneted rtfles as fishing rode The spectacle even though from all v presence of the German ca-valry is reported" The nextfdav the correspondent pro- TS here he found tBeJpopulace'in great alarm Sis motored into the town and inquired wb.etb.er there M. ere French soldiers there Thes told--that there were none, but later in the-day French troops entered the place and the six Germans 'next a large force of Germans attacked, the town, and were repulsed. Proceeding to Valencienne, the cor- respondent found that troop trains filled with British .soldiers were con- tinually arriving there. The British' officers were in absolute possession of refreshment bars, and food was obtainable BR'AVERY OF FRENCH The correspondent "Near Charleroi, I-heard-some stories of -the bravery soldiers. The bombarding tbe city The French troops made what amount- ed to sortie, tiut finding the enemy, in" much greater force than was expected, were coinpsIledHo with- in tHe -narrow streets, the carnage n as The French infantrymen told me tbat. the roads became so jammed with dead that the killed remained standing up- right they-had. been shot, sup-. ported by their comrades. The Jast stand "of the" French was made fora the ay station, in front of which "passes the 'canal Here the mane fought for to take the bridges, i After baptufed, the station -with heavy casualties', the Germans rapjdly taking various suburban-.villases." PARIS QUIETLY CONFIDENT -OF .RESULT Aug. '2ff, 41 French War Office was silent this morning No official announcement has been IK sued. Unofficial military opinion is that the fighting along the French-Bel- n frontier .confi- dence exists .that the, .allies will, and take the the proper hour arrives. WHAT WIN WOULD London, Aug 25 44 p m official imormation bureau has made an 'announcement confirming previous reports of the destruction wrought in by a Lepp'Hn airsliip throw- ing bombs the city. The bureau's announcement fol- lows "A telegram has been received from Sir Francis H. Vtlliers, the British' Minister to Belgium, which, confirms the report ,that a Zeppelin airship passed over An twerp "last night and dropped sis shells into the city One landed very near the Palace, but happily it did no injury to the ih- mates Much damage TV as done to property, and twelve'lives were lost The message from Sir Francis de- clares that this act has intensified which the of the Germans .has aroused." The." Zeppelin was brought -u'o'wii, three df her crew killed end-ifca ottv er 15 captured. APPOINTMENTS London, _F. ..W. Evans of the Royal >Taval Reserve, a son of F. W. Evans of Vancouver, and A. K. Reid, son of the Vancouver har- bormaster, .have been appointed to H.M.S. Hearty..... Mr Vallanre further gives facts and figures showiugitliat'ipu'blic abattoirs can In. an up-to-date' city such an insti- tution is and where it can be conducted with economy the mat- ter ie" worthy of the attention of the civic authorities. Individual slaughter houses, as they affect the city, may ,be up to hygienic standard, but on broad Hues this in. no way militates against-the plan of civic concentra- tion. It should 'fco remembered'In reading reports of Sundays averse to the. allied troops, that the> were merely repulsed ,ln an offensive movement. Of Terence did not suf- fer Ttfa'f is where is rdg- ,Jnp no'w, and the Germans have an en- tirely different proposition to tackle -toU time. __ _ _ ABBEY'S VITA TABLETS Beit Nerve Tonic London; mili- tary con espondent :ot -the "Times to- day says: "-We" and' the" Outcii1 'need have no dqubt.'that'ibe'annexatioir of all the North the Straits; of Devijhtoj Em'denj rwiU follow a German. SUCCBES, suc- cess which would only, tie.--preliminary, to the concentration Qfjall-German'.ef- fprt upon England. ANOTHER "ZEPPELIN- ATTACK r- 3.26' patch Telegraph Co. from its Antwerp 'correspondent, says that another raid on-the city By a Zeppe- lin airship was attempted last night. .IThe effective measures taken' by the [Belgian military authorities, the cor-" respondent continued, caused the Ger- man airship to retire. BELGIANS .STILL [FIGHTING AT. M ALINES London. .Aug. ,26, 4.02 dis- patch from Antwerp to the Exchange le'legraph .Co. says the Belgian opera- beyond Malines were continued last night. The Belgian forces succeeded in destroying clefen- works constructed by the Ger- 'mahs. AEROPLANE FELL 'INSIDE BRITISJI.LINES 1 Paris, Aug. Ger- man aeroplane fell to the ground in- side the British lines in Quesnoy re- gion yesterday, and two German of- j fleers on hoard were killed. Quesnoy six miles from Lille. i HA-VINCr i i'LITTLE.WAR The Hague, Aug. Rotter- dam and .London, Aug. a.m. i to counteract one another, the .French and German legations now issue daily .bulletins on the re- suit of the righting. The French le- gation says that while the losses to the French in the -fighting -around MHz and LuncvillB were heavy, those I of ihc Germans .were heavier. I 'Today's Qcrman bulletin states i that there is a panic at Antwerp, duo ,to the fear siege by the fiw I mans. remainder of the bulle- j tin was deleted by the censor afc some point of CiP.R. DONATION TO v'" BIG RELIEF FUND Aug. Canadian Pa- cific- Railroad has donated J6000 to the National Kellef Fund, which stands at jS.ZoO.OOO, zed Bowels Md DlfestlM SI. Dt SHAWimOAH, Qn. jrd. 1914. "It it a pleasure to me to inform you that after suffering from Chronic Constipation foe jttrt. I hantKcn cured V Wnile I mu a student at Berthier College, I became to ill I mi forced to lean the the college. Severe pains across the intestines continually tortured me and it came to a point when I could not stoop down at all, and ray Digestion became paralyzed. Some one advised me to take "Fnut-a-tivcs" and at once 1 felt a great improvement. After.I had taken fonr or-five boxes, I realized tbat I was completely cured and what made me glad, alao, was that they were acting gently, causing no whatemrtotheboweli. Allthbsenho suffer with Chronic Constipation should follow and take Fruit a lives" for they are the medicine that cures" MAGLOIRE PAQUIN "Proit-a-tiTea" (resold by all dealers at 5oc. a box, 6 for f 2 50, trial size, 25C or sent postpaid on receipt of price by Fruit a-tives limited, Ottawa COUNT TISZA GETS BLAME FOR THE "WAR New York-Rabbi Tellfof Gathered In Visit to Vienna New York, N.T., .Aug. it Count Tisza, and not- the aged Emperor Franz Jpiaph, who is hfcid responsible for the European, war, Is the declaration made' last night by Rabbi Mayer Kopsteln to WB congre- gation at Temple Adits: Israel, here, while telling of his experiences in Vienna, when Austria.declared war on Servia. Rabbi Kopstein arrived on the Noor- dam yesterday. 'I went to bed comtprtably one night In he said, "with plenty of 'resources at my command. On every lip that right was the name of Count Tisza. 1'he people knew in- formally that it "was he who had writ- ten the'ultimatum to Servia, and it was in the air that Germany could be counted upon to come to Austria's aid, and tbat Russia would bact up Ser- via." RAISING TORONTO'S RELIEF FUND IN.-A HURRY Toronto, Aug. three hours hart elapsed of the four daysVcamiiaisn to raise half a million dollars .for the benefit of the families of Toronto and Torlt county members of the Canadian active service contingent, It was offi- cially announced that has been obtained. Late last night, It was announced that about was knowu to have been subscribed, including -the donated by the city of.Toronto, and the-like sum given by the Can- adian Bank of Commerce. BELGIAN DEAD TO DATE PLACED AT The Hague, Aug. 25, via London, 2.15 camp lor interned Bel- gians, ot whom there are about in Holland, is being constructed at Oudenirdum, in Frieslaud. It Is understood here that tie Bel- glan 'wounded ir. fighting against German? lip to the rJresent time, num- ber Tile first casualty list pub- lished contains the names of 8000 Bel- gian dead. Conservative: estimates made here place the total of dead at about ROYAL BANK GIVES Montreal, Que., Aug. Royal Bank Eunonnces that the directors of the Institution have voted the sum for .the patriotic fund. The donation is given uncondi- tionally, and is to be, distributed ac- cording an officials In charge of the funds may decide. The .Royal Bank, along with other banks, will be represented on active service ;by many of ItB.clorks, uho volunteered for duty and In all cases the bank Is giving gen- orouo treatment In continuing their pay and ensuring them of their PPf> Jlons utou their return. Aug. S6-r3.40 a. RUHian general asserts tbat their armies continue on the often sive, in an official communication published today and contents tele-- graphed to Renter's by its corns- pondent m St Petersburg Dated 25, the communica- tion say? Austrian supported by artillery attempted to hamper our march on the river Seretti, m the gion of Tarhopbl, but after a series of fights they were repulsed We continue to act on the offensive. We have taken numerous wagons, two quick firing guns, and much ammuni- tion. To the south of Oronbeschove ne brought down an Austrian aero- plane, killing two officers and wound- ing a third. Our cavalry destroyed railway communication across the bridge near on the front. In East Prussia tie German arihy beat a retreat b) forced marches. Part of thw army is concentrating at the fortress ot Konigsberg: The Germans abandoned, without iumog firea a shot, a position previously for- tifled on the river Angerapb The roads hejond the Angeraph strewn tilth cartridges, shells and knapsacks thrown aside bv the enemy uith the object of helping their re- treat. Oui troops occupied- the towns, ,ol Instcrburg and 4ngsberg, 32 south of insterburg (East On August 23 and. 24-in the region north of Kedenburg we fonght a suc- cessful, but sanguinary engagement with important forces o! Germans In the same region the German twen- tieth corps consisting of three fegions, occupied the fortified posi- tions of Orlan and Franken'an. On Sunday and Hocdav our troops, facing entrenchments and wire en- tanglements, attacked Mwse poll tions, using hand grenades and bav onfcts Towards eleven o'clock toe German army .corps -was enveloped by iis on the lettu flank and fled. to Os- teiode (18 miles north-east oi Goet- tingen, m the Province of abandoning several canonrquick-firing guns, ammunition cases and prison- ers ANOTHER ZEPPELIN GONE Terror of the Air Put Out of'Biitl- ntts by Belgian .Gunners at Antwerp 5 ___ London, Aug.. cor- respondent at Antwerp _of the Even- ing News trfegrawhfi that a Zeppelin airship, Trhich flew over Antwerp, last night; was brought down toy Belgian artillery fire at HemiiBm, sbr miles outside of Antwerp. 'The crew of fif- teen men were taken MANY PRISONERS AT NIAGARA Buffalo, N.T., Aug. company of militia arrived at Bridgeburg across the.Niagara river from here, early to- day to guard twenty-six Austrians and Hungarians, who had been taken from cast bound trains during the last few days. The foreigners were bound for New York, .where they intended to se- cure passage to their native countries. The number of prisoners Increased so rapidly that the village authorities were doubtful of their ability to hold them, and asked for the militia. Ni- agara Falls, Ont., has nineteen prison- ers, of war, including German, Aus- trian and Hungarian reservists. NI ALL FELL OUT Also on Neck, Big Bare Spot on Crown of Head, Cuticura Soap and Ointment Cured. 1S8 Chapleau "When my brother and I went to Brhool we goC ringworms from tha otaor children and our htilr all fell out. Wo bod them on our heads and on our necka. For months I Jiad a big bare spot oa tho crown of my Lead, tho sire of a fifty-cent piece. Mother tried everything, all kinds of ointments, to euro us but everything seemed no good until ono day she saw an advertisement for Cuticura Soap and Ointment. It was Cutlcara Soap and Ointment-thab cured-us." (Signed) If CHYRASH'ON.HANDS Fergus, Outlcura 8bap and OIntr. mont completely cnredrmB of a. rash on my hands. Tnorcahwaared-likowatorblteten, very Itchy and rofn. Bcratchlng made them gorer. Tho irritation jrni. bod at' night. I tried many remedies which did not do any good. I used Cuticura Soap oa a tvuh In warm water night and morning with Cuti- cura Ointment and In low thon a wook it waa all gone." Isabella May Tho regular um of Outlcura SOAP for toltofe rind hntti not only tends purify and beautify tho Bktn.. ipajp, hair and handu, but assists In preventing 'nfUmmatlbn. Irri- Utlon and clogglnj of tho bores, the common catitt of pimples, and cthor un- whoiiKituno conditions of tlio Rkln. Cutt- cura Soup and Ointment arc nold by druftRinti and doaloin ovcrywhcrb. For a. liberal freo samplo of each, with 32-p. book, post-card to Potter Drue Choou Corp., Dcpt, D, Boston. U. 3. A. With Cash H the Ink VMCu toy'to Aivuteie You know how everything costs more when you hive to buy on credit Why not practice a while if necessary, open a Account In the Union Bulk of Canada, and, with the money m hand, buy at Cash pHoei The will help -to swell your bank balance, and you will have a good start towards tjnancul OP CANADA LAKE BRANCH LETHtRIDGE BRANCH A. B. KING, Acting G R TINNING, Miniger I" I "r I War Flashes Falmouth Holland American line steamship Potidam, from New York, August 16, arrived here this af- ternoon, with four hundred German and some Austrian reservists on board. They were Immediately prisoners of war, and are now in the' hands of the authorities. King Edward's Hone" Is to title of the colon lal composite force, five hundred strong, authorized by Earl Kitchener, comprising citizens from the Overseas Dominion's resident In the United Kingdom, suitable for cavalrymen, aged from twenty to forty-two years. The term of service Is four years, and the force Is practically completed traveller from Charleroi, an eye-witness to the fight- ing at that place, a reporter of the Petit Parislenne. "I saw the pass- ing for hours of column after column of German dnfantry. They were sub- jected to a veritab'8 hurricane of iron from the.EVerich; artillery, and the men were mowed, weeds. Never- more .came to .take the places of the slain At SoIere-le-Chateau. I saw a German aeroplane brought down by a well-directed shot, and I 'was told that another such machine met a like fateatNelers I Xv as stationed for the most part at Foreui, fifteen miles from ErquelinneB." has reach- ed'here that.a French force of Turcos, Zouaves and during the fighting In upper Alsace, entered, and almost destroyed the towns of Flash- Blandenin, JagsdorfV Landser, 'Brunn- statt, Helweiler and Moreohweiler Wounded'. French soldiers .who have crossed the Swiss frontier and are in- terned here, speak highly of. the brav- ery of the'Ge'nnan.trobps. Vice Consul of the Netherlands at .Winnipeg announced that revised .instructions have been received In regard, to the mobilization of the All reservists of the larf and sea militia, as well as those belonging to .the are obliged to return to Holland, after haying- obtained -full Instructions from their cOMuiatei -as there may be ex- ceptions. The-consulate for Alberta Is located at Calgary. are many indications here that'Japan is conducting her hos- tilities-.'against. with the greatest deliberation and circumspec- tion. It is. reported that a number of mines have been.seen'floatlng in the waters around Mao Chau. The Navy department has no knowledge of a re- ported attack on Tsing Tau by British, torpedo boat destroyers. Senators re- ceived .protests today from the Ger- man-American Alliance- of Holyoke, Mass., against the reported sale of arms and ammunition by the Colt's Firearms Co., to tbe Canadian govern- ment The protests averred that such sales -were in violation of the spirit of American neutrality. Journal this afternoon says it has obtained from an authori- tative source, the news that in a bat- tle fought yesterday an uncle of Em- peror William, commanding the Im- perial Guard, -was killed. San Japanese cruis- er Idzumo, which left here last night, is bound for ISsquimalt, the Canadian naval base on the Pacific, as a pro- tection for British, French and Japan- ese shipping. Wilson to- day Issued a proclamation declaring the. United States. neutral in the Ger- man-Japanese Berlin, via war cor- rospondentvOf the staff of the Lokal Anseiger writes from the casitrr. the- atre of war that the Russians had been defeated at Stalluponen, six-Seen miles cast of Cumbinnen on August 21 and 22. Antwerp dispatch yes- terday (Tuesday) morning states that tbe Germans attacking Malinea were defeated after four hours' fighting to- day, the enemy being pursued toward Vllvorde. Berlin; via Em- peror has conferred tho Iron Cross of the first class on Crown Prince Fred- erick William, and the Jron Cross of the sscon'i class on his son Prince Oskar. Belgian minister to London today gave out a message re- garding tbe atrocities committed in Belgium by tbe German troops. He said tbat, In spite of the efforts of thn Belgian civilians to abstain from hos- tile actions against the Invading troops warnings had been respected Germans had committed some fearful crimes, Tfhich will be laid be- fore the vowers. Details ef spoclflo cases are being gathered by the Min- ister of Justice. with tickets for 'Austrian, points in their pockets, were taken off a Wabash train here today. Ottawa, the time1 the first expeditionary force leaves Val Cartier, a second contingent ;wiil have been mobilized: The desire to enlist'has spread like a fever all over Canada from Home, the correspondent of the Exchange Telegraph Co. says a message has received there.from.Avloha, Al- -tania, declaring that Albanian insur- gents haye entered the city and rais- ed their flag. New Germans anil Austrians were, today -.retuseo1 pass- age on the Italian steamship Stam- paha, due to sail Wednesday from Naples. Only Italians, Americans or persons belonging to other neutral countries to engage passage i .according to thoroughly reliable information reaching here, are concentrating on the Austrian .frontier. .'The French frontier on Switzerland has been vir- tually stripped of its garrison owing to partial mobilization, by individual summons and not bv public order Accoramg to reports m Geneva the Italian army has been raised to 800, 000 men. Tha Pan-Germanic, organs declare the portions of Belgium now over-run by the German army will be perma- ntntiv incorporated in the German empire. coming from Ger- many state, according to the Even- ing Standard, that reports persist 'that Crown Prince 'Frederick Wilhelm is dead. Central News sajs that a despatch received m the Ital- ian capital Irom St. Petersburg de- clares that Emperor Nicholas has gone to -the headquarters of the Rus- sian army, which now has taken thr eiTensive in full strength. -a despatch from Paris the correspondent ot the Exchange Telegraph Co., says the Excelsior this afternoon publishes a message from Nish, Servia, saying that an Austrian monitor struck a mine in .the Adriatic and was destroyed. The crew of. the monitor-: perished. Tho location of this accident is given as between Orchava and Bazioch.' GERMAN WAR LEVY-; London, Aug. 25, 1.18 dis- patch to the Morning Post from Ant- werp says: "In addition to the Ger- man 'war levy of on Brus- sels, the province of Brabant hns been levied on for to he paid by September 1. WontendjCorns That liquid, that plas- on won't terminate Don't try it. Your druggist has a new scientific Blue-jay. It is so efficient, so easy, so painless that it now removes a million corns a month. Tho way Is this: Applf jfcy at takes only ft moment. From that timo op the corn will cease to pain. Forget the corn for rrro days, then timplylift it out. IOOJMI tke corn. In 48 hours you ran remove it wlthont any pain or soreness. Folks have proved that, up to date, on liny million corns. Stop parinff corns. Stop the old- time tttttmenti. joiir conw forever in this timple, ewy Try It on one com. Blue-jay For Corne IS anil 25 DranfiU Baicr BUck, VUkm W rknklivi'