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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 26, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta l( VOLUME VIH. LETHBKIDGE. ALBERTA. THURSDAY, AUGUST 26, 1915 NUMBER 217 TO COMPENSATE US.- mi i o RESS FALLS F1IANCE AND GERMANY EXjt'H MEDICAL 1'KIHOXEKS Imperial Chancellor Avows German In- tention is to Fully Protect American Citizens Travelling on the Seas Berlin, Aug. 25, .via London, Aug. the comrnsnder of the' .German submarine exceeded his Instructions in sinking the steamer .Arabic, the German gov- ernment will give full satiafac- tioh to the United States, Chan- cellor yon Bethmann-Hollweg in- formed the Associated Press cor- respondent, in an interview this evening. Berlin, via London, Aug. Associated Press is in a position to state on the best authority that the Arabic incident may be considered as eliminated as a source of discord be- tween Germany and tUo United States at least, is regarded by the German government in that light. i Germany, in its desire to continue HB friendly relations with the United States had adopted before the Arabic incident, a policy to settle completely the whole submarine pro- Mem as affecting the Americans, on a mutual un- Tliis is shown clearly by the state- ment of Chancellor von Bethmann- j night, to.the Associated Press, particularly-.ijy-his concluding remark to (he that not until all cireuinstances' cpnnectlofc .iHth; .the sinking-'of tiie'AralMo had "been i cleared up would it be possible to .say, "whether the commander of one of our submarines went .beyond his -in Germany would satisfaction to i the United States.- Furthermore, during the conversa- tion., tne Chancellor twice again re- -ferred to instructions given to sub- 'marine commanders. He did not 1 specify in detail the nature of these instructions, bnt if may be said they are prevent u repetition of the to provide opportunity for escape for American torpedoed ships the United States desires. Having given these orders, Ger- many asks suspension of judgment on the Arabic; case, until tlie facts -were ascertained, being confident it will he shown that the sinking of the .vessel was not an unprovoked attack without warning by the German eub- I marine, .but was either due to a mine (explosion, or to some .action of the vessel itself. Should it develop, however, that the- submarine acted- contrary to or- ders, ample reparation will be .offer- ed. H still is unable to under- stand why Americans-in tnese trou- bled times, travel on belligerent ships, instead of taking American or other neutral steamers; but since I they, in some instances, .insist upon [taking passage belonging i to belligerents, Germany will do its utmost to provide for their safety. It Is not permissible to' ijuote re-' marks made by the Chancellor in the [course of the conversation. 'Anxious to be Friendly Dr. von Bethmann-hoViweg showed genuine interest in the state of-feeling'In the'United States, con- cerning the sinking of the Arabic, and expressed the hope that the American .people would not "f.orm an opinion on the basis of .conflicting :statements giving one jside qFUiq spoke "with., emphasis of Ger- many's "desire-to-maintain -the friend- ship the United--'States. The Chancellor appeared' to be in good health and spirits, and greatly encouraged by the successes achiev- ed Germans in the eastern campaign. The interview necessari'iy was of short duration, as the Chancellor1 was hurrying away for a conference with Emperor William at his field head- quarters. Bernatorff Talks Washington, D.C., Aug. Count von Bernstorff, German Ambassador, conferred with Secretary Lansing.for nearly an hour this morning, and while both refused to discuss their meeting in any way, it was under- stood that the Ambassador reiterat- ed that it'vaR not the intention of .the German government that any Ameri- cans should Arabic. New Company to Develop Perry Creek Placer Gold Cranbrook, B. C-, Aug. Capt. j miles of flu E. E. Rogers, the" well known Ing engineer, has taken over th Ing engineer, has taken over d holdings of. the Perry Creek Hydrau- lic company at Perry Creek, and will develop -that branch of the mining in- dustry. Pcrrr Creek is the topic on ......o VL he constructed of a depth and sufficient to take 400 miner's inches of water, or. equi- valent .tu 52-1'cubic feet. rumination protnci this property to he rich in tho precious metal.-The geological report of Dr Schofield the s'tieeis these and well it i just published sm Hiat Peru A group ot French army physician; num-bcr. of. German medical prisoner on their retuin to Pans They were exchanged for an equal Most Important Capture Since Warsaw- Germans Continue Big Enveloping Coalition Berli 11 (by Aug. Germans captured the Russian- fortress of Brest- Litovsk. Aug. 26.- London, the greal Russian stronghold which has been apparently the chief goal of the Austro-Gennails ill their advance been COMMISSION llMES GUILTY MEN after tlie taking ot Warsaw, has captured by tlie Teutonic forces. i Russians gave up tho fortress, a Btir- Brest-Litovsk, The subject is being daily discussed members of various parties in tho Duma. Capture Important Rob-' ings are, until thon; lin, ex-ministers J. H. Howden and "Q. Cdldweil, together with Dr. Moii- ..0UL', are directly named in tho report of the Mathers commission as con- spiring to cover up traces of wrong- doing in the parliament buildings contract. Rohlin, specially, is nanied as being a party to the destruction.of the contract with Kelly and oblitera- Since Hon. A. B. Hudson, attorney- 'ba'ck from Mr.. Hudson, stajed last interview ia Toronto that it was his intention to clean up the whole mess, do whatever lie could to secure the return of tlie.' moneys wrongfully and -to push prosecutions ag- ainst -those criminally responsible. .In' the. latter "part of the report of the commis'sion, the names :of the. ex-ministjers are brought men- tiojl Sfyrttempts to raise campaign funds out. ofrljlej-sovernment, bu.ld- Tt is stated that Ihe practice of making excessive payments for the purpose of securing a campaign fund was continued with regard to the eteel contracts. Horwood's estimate to Dr. Montague was for steel for the north wing, and to cover the amount, he said. Dr. Simpson told him to add lor. campaign-funds. Horwood included 25 per cent: for rivets, etc., whereas'' a -Tier cent, would have been sufficient.- win uui. uni.iv num onto till Friday, no criminal proceed-i ing. contracts is made. official statement, dec'iares, after the forts on the western and north- western fronts had been stormed, and the attacking forces had succeeded entering the central defences. A great enveloping movement had been in progress for some time, which threatened to cut off Brest- Lltovsk from tbe east. Recent .semi- official statements from Petrograd have been that the Russians were pre- paring to give up the stronghold. Russian Coalition Indications are multiplying that a new coalition cabinet of national defence may .be formed m Ruesia on Page Waihington, D.C., official advices to the tives of the Balkan nations Here say Bulgaria has signed an agree; ment with Turkey which includes the provision tna: she remaiji neutral, and that the attempt tb_ form a Balkan league has failea. 'News of the formation of a new cabinet by Minister reached the.Greek legation It is stated here that the. de- rrsnds of the. Allies upon Greece were unsatisfactory, and the Hel- lenic government will announce its intention of remaining neutral for the present at least. DROPBOMBS ON GERMAN GUN PLANT JPai-is, Aug. two .-French aviators on August 25tli. flew over a German arms .factory, to the riiorth of San-clous, throwing1 down- a total of itiore than 150 shells, 30 of which were of large calibre. EMIGRANTS WARDED London, Aug. British inimi- mizht be' No less than'eighteen min- is tie placer gold creek in j prospective emig ants ex -ing representing Canadian! the Cr mbrook map area 1 he i cept v, ith cinital, against and companies .are now at Creek Hjdlauhi. company ml1 ill going to Laiudi this on the work examining the several claims in i water and other rights, is now jn the grounda-that the whor that famous'mining region. Mr: Rog- hands ol Mr Rogers and develop stricted. The supply of female :ser. ers-came here about a year ago to'rnentb be made public in the vantB also Is said .to be sufficient-tor 'make a report on Hie 'holdings ol', neat future as occasion warrants lime being, is'ioilay tlie'Cranbrook Home-j number 01 Sposant mining mm n stake'Mine: This work was carried eluding members ot the SpoKane out at the request of W. DuH Ha'ynie, board ot trade ire expected 4o ar .known so far. and wide, rive tins md spend a fortnight as'an eminent mining man.- Four] up in tlie hills around Perry Creek. London, pan is to open new fac- tories for the manufac- ture ot shells as part of her plan to gne increas- ed assistance to her allies in war, from To- kio state. New Wheat from Milk River New wheat is now beginning to come in. regularly'from the Coutts and Milk River s-ctions, where threshing is under very satisfactory conditionns Celevators in that district ex- pect to wheat every day henceforth. .Today E.-W. Michellis of Milk RiWr sold 66'bushels of.No. 1 Northern -wheat to the Farnv era'...Cooperative Elevator at Milk River: The wheat Is excellent .and yielded well. A FINE EXHIBITS AT CARDSTON i Paris, Aug. rumor is cur- rent In Athens' that Turkey has i threatened .to sign a separate peace with the'Allies unless Germany de- clares war on Italy, according to a special dlsj-ilch to the morning pa- I pcrs. AND STILL. THE'Y COME Toronto, Ont., Aug. 3600 men left Ontario yesterday to. help save and reap the.western crop...Tuny 'enlisted in.all parts of the province, and were taken to tho western "front" on firt special trains, three C.P.R. I two O.T.P. MISSANABIE REPORTED Montreal, Que., Aug. Tlie C. P. R. steamer Missan-; abie, which sailed' from Liv. erpoo} at 5 p.m., on August. 20, Is reported'.by wireless and is due at Quebec, at 5.30 on Saturday, and Montreal ,on Sun a> should evening Fine Corn The stalks of corn are worthy of special mention. Several mammoth stalks' grown by Thos Gregson of Kimball bore a prl e card companied by a, card bearing ths Entrance to the hall, which is tollowjnE Dent, cd below the grand stand at thBiiair 18lh ,915_ grounds to the west of town reveil c c Cardston. Aug. fair open- ed yesterday with the best of .wea tlier prevailing He morning and part of the aiternoon were taken up b) the judges, in luardmg the prizes Entrance'to the hall, which is Ideat- cd a high clas1! shoeing ol garden Cranbrook Soldier Dead in Germany i reauy cominenuaDie. mo'iian Cranbrook vas bagJs rhubarb stalki received in Cranbrook George rots watermelons squash and cu luilLlcal til a t-laaT ol.u.....D 0-. Western nassengers Aland larm exhibits fancj art reach. Winnipeg on children s work and a bciutif t mg of (loners, Although the exhibi tlon cannot he said to be large n even comparable to other >eais Wvl Mas ne efthcless in interesting v and of a icr) high grade Tboi vegetables especnlh wen of ant unusual size and quality despite the earlincs of the season The made in the garden products really commendable. Monst? cab- New wheat S tons i LI ac e 1 he stalks were of an abnormal for this country and stood -fully nine feet in height. As a fodder'corn this .is undoubtedly an excellent showing. Other exhibitions in coin were shown under the name of MrS> Wm hlackmote cap'tur- second pn c The capture of by the Teutonic forces is probably- the most important military achievement since the fall ot -Warsaw three weeis ago today. The town, which had a population of about was one ot the im- portant depots for the diBtrtbAitdon. military supplies near the west- ern'frontiers of Russia proper. The' fortress was rated by military critics as a much more important strategio point than was Warsaw. The caplt-.. ulatlon of ,BfestfLitovsfe means, m the opinion of military observers that the Russians will be forced to ".band on their second defence line, which, extended iiom Brest Litovpk north- ward to tht Baltic base ot Riga INTERNED GERMAN AT CAMP ESCAPES A' German prisoner from the in- ternment oamu is at large nomewhere in the vicinity of Lethbridgei and the Mounted Police are -scouring .tne country for him. Last night one of tbe prisoners of the central camp next to the office, where a- small, uumber of Germans are his escape, it is reported, by climbing T the barbed wire fence, and evaa- m- the vigilance of the guards, un- der cover of darkness, and made oK into the night. His escape was dis- covered soon after, and the alarm given A thorough seari.u of tne grounds by the guards failed to re- veal the fugitive's whereabouts, and the Mounted Police were cailed and arc still hunting for him. Captain Birnie, head of the intern- ment camp, would, make no statement regarding the.incident. Just how the German prisoner made good his escape is not certain, and the Herald was unable to secure-any details. All the German internes are kept in the central guard room and enclosure, seoarate from other .in- ternes. Full guards are placed oa tbis enclosure, it was deemed al- most impossible tor any break for liberty to be succeeafnl. This is the third escape from the camp, but tne other two In- ternes were caught shortly after their escape It is supposed the man. climbed the fence at a moment when the'guard's back was turned. HUN SUNK London, Aug. German submarine has baen destroyed near Ostend, Belgium, by'a bomb dropped from an aeronlane. Of- ficial announcement to this ef- fect was made here this evening. MARKETS Cameron brot'tr of JocV Cfameron, the sad news that Jock October wh'sst Cath oats ciinibeis .were to be seen in profusion attached to great were f the saa news tnat JOCK prolusion 10 wnr-n wen- uho went irom Cranbrook the prize rards b'aring tho names of first contmgert and uai taken pns Geo Hudson, Blackmore Jo'in .____ I....J ,T.n.I At I Xtntla rinf.n D It. Tlatnc. and oner, had at mam ind hlined thcw Vojle Ducc 0 1- '.Vm. Blackmail. and 63% i WEATHER Fair Grain Winners ihe principal m grains and grasses (unthreshed) were bu- gene who ciptjred four priz- es Katie bndcrs and F L Bevans. Ihe exhibits, were comparatively small which can possible he account- ed for by the tact that most oi the farmers ire so bus} at this season as to be. unable, to attend to the miking up .of exhibits 1 A prize-winiiina; exhibit of mounted mid (lowers wis" shown hj Elizabeth Blackmore They, arranged .in the form' of a Union Jack and at- tracted 'considerable .comment. The floral exhibition was a beauti- ful arrangement occupying an entire Corner of the building Among the prize-winners. were noticed the names of J. H. Hammer, Mrs.-C. Burl, Mr- A M Brooks, J 1 Card, Mrs. H B Stacpoole, Mrs O E. Bates and Wm. Duce. The fancv work and horns predicts department were well 11 Jed and pre- sented a xcry artistic and pleasing appearance Fernic, Aug. McKay Lieut. .Black, of A company, 107th regiment, report an enrollment ol 60 names for the new company of that regiment, being organued at Michel, as a result of last night's meeting at that place. Ten mote names "have been added to tlie list of recruits here for the 54th battalion, and sev- eral more men are waiting, examina- tion'.by-Medical Olhcer Corsan, who is-kept busy with his duties at the rink, the hospital and tne examina- tion of applicants to cnlis.t. London, Aug. -ehtll crliii in Ru.tia i> ever, accord- ing to an announcement madVtay Chairman Shingareff, of the Duma'a defence committte, to the Daily Chronicle'e eoi- The quantity ef the italemeirt eon- been more than dou- bled, and all neceiury euppliee are going forward promptly. (Contjnued on page ROfSERS TAKES3 HOLIDAY- Ottawa, Ont, Aug Hon. Rob- ert Rogers 14ft last night to spend a va'cation at his summer home in Ken- orn, and Hon. W T Whhe will be out of town on a trip until Tuesday. RECEIVED BY KING London, Aug 25 Gilbert Godson-Godson, 16th Battalion., adiari Scottish, yesterday receiv- ed by the King, and mv'eltea fltktte D.3.6.. RECRUITING TODAY AT LETHBRIDGE HOTEL Lieut J B Beddome of tne 13th C.M R of Sarcee Camp. Oalgarj-, arrived in the city on the 130 train, began re- cruiting men to till vacancies in his company. The Lieuten- ant was Kept busy during the afternoon swearing In recruits It is expected toat over 25, 'men will be eisasd on thti af- ternoon Quite a number of men visited the quarters during and had a considerable wait Be- fore being and- sworn in. ;