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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 27, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. FRIDAY, AUGUST 27. NUMBER 218 VOLUME_Vin.________'______._......... MINERS IDLE AGAi-HUNSFAR MORUSSIA THE OCCUPATION OF PRZEMYSL Walter Runciman's Decision Does not Please Miners-Claim Lloyd-George's Recommendations are Overlooked London, Aug. ten Uious- struck, today in bouth and miners time the Klrikc was month said that the Arclidukc Karl Fraiu Joseph and Archduke Frede'rfefc bemp cr it had been re-captured b; tUe Austro Geimaiu. received in Przemysl on tli< City 1 PIPER Old Russia is Beginning to Feel Effects of Invasion for First Fortress in North Has Fallen war! of Walter liunciman, president in wiig'-'b and other concessions strikers which considered by them as tantamount to an admission of tliejj; claims on nearly out- representing ten The miners charge lot the coal mines was highly essen- M? nimciman- with KOing bellind theitial to the conduct of the war. made bv David Llov'd -Mr. Runciman's award contained demand that Mr., Lloyd wage concessions, but rejected a num- (Vorle make isood his promises to i her of demands relating to wording l.eqrge make i conditions, hours of labor and arhi- Dispatches Cardiff at the (ration arrangement. No Trace of Escaped Hun Mounted police'still scour the coun- He craped shorlls alter the try iot the escaped German intern, Georec Siihat; who escaped from the camp on Wednesday night. The description furnished by the po-, 'is' as follows-. Subat, made his escape Davil ligltt' boots, blue and white sides near ,Hic. camp overalls'; avcra-c size, sandy" rnollstacnc and hair. Authorities at 'the camp arc silent as to how Subat made'his get- awav in- citiiijuu guard had bien changed There guards on duty altogether and the i total of internes is now over 100- On the same evening as the interne King, Who re- .mu tamr, reported the ._.. 61 "A horse which he bel eies was stolen- It-is possible the rscap ing German used the horse-to aid ALL GUILTY ONES TO SUFFER Winnipeg, Man., Aug. 27. "There will be no said Hon. A. B. Hudson, Attorney-Gen- eral, when asked he stepped from the train, today, how soon warrants would be issued for the arrest of the allejed conspirl- tors in the plot to wring hundreds of thousands of dollars out of the parliament buildings contracts. .Mr. -Hudson he had not seen the full text of the Mathers' commission report. He wanted to review this, .carefully before outlining his plans. He stated, however, tnat-there would be no hedging. The guilty would-be punished irrespective of rank or former powers. The task, he said, was unpleasant; it was' not a pleasing duty to prosecute to the full extent of -the law those who once sat in high places; but, although the or- deal bitter, it would be car- ried on to the end. London, Aug. Austro-German invaders have not only pressed their iponents into old Russia, beyond IB political borders of ancient Po- nd, but have penetrated well beyond IB district of Uussis proper inhabit- d by the Poles. This enormous advance has now cached a state in which the troops f the Emperor Nicholas are fighting or existence on the soil of white Rus- ia, which, for the first time during lis war, is feeling the effects of the nvasion. Tho main object of the German at- ack around Brest-Litovsk for a num- er of days has been the railroad run- ing jjiistward from the fortress to- Insane Priest Shoots Bishop Winona, Minn.i Aug. Helium, bishop of Winona diocese, was shot shortly belorc 5 o'clock this morning in his library at Terrace Heights by Hev. Father A. L. Les- a demented priest who had proved unreliable in charc.es previous- ly l-cld hi' him and who had been spending the past week at St. Mary s college headquarters here seeking an appointment which Bishop HeUron had refused to give him. The dement sal prelate entered the library as the jishop was reading and without 'trarning drew a 22-calihre revolver arid shot twice at the One oiil let took cllect in the right side qf the chest entering over the fourth rib and penetrating the lung. The other wound was a flesh one on the :hip' Attending physicians, although admitting the chest wound is serious, felt quite hopeful for, the bishop's re- coven if complications do not set in. He is resting easiH and is conscious. Vtler doing the snooting Father Les- chcs returned to his room in St. Mary's College and locked himself in. He arrested t'here soon after by Sheriff IJan and Police Huclv forced an entrance at the point' 01 a levolvei The would-be miir'derer is, now in Winona county mil He is 10 jcars, old, of French birth and came to this country in 1813 He had been located previously at Mankato, RochestcL and Wabasha, M'nn BRITISHER SUNK Ottawa. Ont., Aug. an- nouncement that Sir Robert Bprclen is well on his way to Canada has .'dc- no surprise in official circles French anji German AerosffBusy London.-Aug. Zl.r-A French .aviat- or has dropped ten shells on a Ger- maaifactoiryc for making asphyxiating gases at announces. French aeroplane squadrons liave -bom-banted-railroad stations at aiul- helm in Baden and at Ivoary and Cirges m the -Vrgonne section. They also have dropped explosives on- St. Brant al-d Basj in -fhe Woevre dis- trict German airnien nave made an at- tack with bombs on Clermont-sn-Ar- gonne; French Take Trench London, Aug. Bri- tish shi.) Pa'lm Grove has been sunk here. The crew was sav- ed. ENLI51IOFILL What was'considered to be'one of the bes' lecruitmg davg held heie foi some time, was held yesterday, wheu Lieut. J. B. Beddome and Sergt. II" cock of the Uth CMB lecruited 11 men. The stamn.ahd calibre of the men are excellent two of the company- are over thirty; the remain- del being joung men in the bes! of condition. Ill nearly every .case the men relinquished sood jobs to take M rlev and genera, manager of the as it was known that owing to the; submarine menace the date of his de rarture for Canada would not be'al- owed to pass the censor until the ship bringing the Premier home was well through the danger zone. The return of the Prime Minister likeh to be followed by consider able activitj in eminent circles 1 as much important business has .ac- cumulated during his absence The statement given out by the Premier on the eve of his departure! tor England indicates that he! Js bringing with him to Canada new, plans relating to the participation by Canada in the particularly; in regard to the supply of munitions. It is expected that within a month of Sir Roberts return M the capita) a decision as to the holding of an other session of parliament will be reached, and the matter of ability of extending the ife of Parlia ment until after the war considered The view most accepted heie by both Conseivalues and Lib erals is that no decision or agree- ment is to be reached until Parliament meets, when nroposals.and counterproposals will be made and tiered bv the two parties in cau rancli running in a sohtheanterly di- ection, provided means for'Russian vaeuation of tile The Aus- ro-German advance against this rai'i oad has been so slow evacua ion was accomplished before the forts vere surrendered. 'Another. Fortress Falls Berlin, via 'London, Aug 27 Fussian fortress of Olita on the Nie men river, 30 miles south of Koiijo, .London, Aug. French "tront north of Soridernach in the has been straightened by of several trenches, which the Germans tried in vain to re capture the French War Of- fice claims. GERMAN SPY IS CAUGHT IN U.S. -Washington D.C., Aug. a charge "of violating the Federal law loi the-protection of national defenc- es by making pictures of military re- servations Gustave Kopsch, a Ger- man aged 27 instrument maker in the parncgie institution here, was held todav in bail to await trial in the Fedeial district court at Nor- folk Va Washington." Aug. SVir-Count Von Bernstorfi, the German ambassador acting on instructions from Berlin notified- Secretary' Lansing today tha "full satisfaction" would be' given ti the United States for. sinking of th white star liner- Arabic. Th" ambas sador explained that; Germany woul make more than a mere disavowal it, is found the Arabic was sunk with out warning. The ambassador states alter a: interview with ilr. Lansing that hi instructions embodied the declaratio by; the 'Berlin government that i would give full satisfaction -to th United -States government. That, 11 declared, meant much more than disavowal. Of course, he 1 meaning of satis'factidn would depen upon the- circumstances of the attac It is confidently predicted by majority that even if the gov- on the 'Arabic. The German government did know said, whether the able was sunk by a German suhmar- aud-without warning, but it m- ;ard Mosco This line, with a has been evacuated. Official an- nouncement to this effect was mada iiere today. May Leave Gro.dno London, A.ug. Russians ap- parently decided to evacuate Grodno, an important stronghold on their principal line of defence, which they still retain, a message from Pet- rograd to Ileuter's says. It is stat- ed that Grodno would be given up when the retreat of the defenders has been covered. Many Russian Prisoners The Russians, falling back under German pressure on the line from east of Kovno southward to Grodno, have evacuated the fortress of Olita, 30 miles south of Kovno. The retreat of the Russians toward, the River Niemen in the region to the south of Olita is being pressed by, von Hindenbeg's fore- Field Marshall General von Galliwetze reports the capture of 3500 prisoners and live machine guns in the fighting to the southeast of Mitau in Kurland, and jiiist of Kovno 2450 prisoners, four 'cannon and three .machine guns vvera taken Investigate Feasibility of Conscription in En London, Aug. Dally Chronicle says a committee of the Cabinet, consisting of Lord Crewe, Lord Curzon, Winston Churchill, Austen Chamberlajn and Arthur Henderson, is holding an inquiry as to the advisability and feasibility of conscription. Lord Kitchener has given evid- ence before the committee, have other ministert, members and officials, and It ill hoped that the committee will its la- bors before the meeting of Par- liament in the middle of Sep- tember. Govt is Collecting All the Monies Due by Farmers niv an'.- wo u t seedgram an o vcstigatioh proves .that to have been grjibslake relief, the case Gepnan will, make full re-i that under th G R. Slarnoch, president of the Board of Trade, made the following statement to the Herald this after the Boaid of Trade council met yesterday, 1 have learned that the government's instructions to ele- vators and loading platforms are to collect ail seed: gram and fodder mon _- W0n. epnan will, make full re-i that under the papers The ambassador said he v tarmers they got the majority that even if the gov- paration. Tlie fl bv the tarmers when tney got eminent and opposition are not. in believed negotiations over tne te torm used provided -agreement in the beginning as to Ite followed bv negotiations, taken-ca'vering all the I reiiet. and on looking into the a i t ii.ot the act eov- what should be done, compromise necessity of holding a Dominion el satisfactory over the- Lusitariia in view obviate the oflicml statejiient in Berlin oi that ectfon .during war time wi ed it be aim submarine satisfactorj to the Amerifm government would be an nonncedi __ G.T. P. WATCHING OIL FIELDS vice-president Grand Oil Find. Wojild be Valuable To quote Mr. Donaldson in his own coutnern "Vincria anu LIIUU te irmster Harry" Munroe S D I natters had nothing to do w ith his Glabsei banker H R Short .clelji usil here It is known however that the rand Trunk Pacific is interested oil dc clopmuit since the compjins LIEUT. FRANK M. OIB8ON Younger son of Col, Sir 'chn M Gib- eon recently lieutenant governor of Ontario, whose dealh in action u re ported He was attached to the 1 .11 (atlallon. W. -WK Parsons John Stafford printer A Hams J Oliver H clerk P Catelhs is using on eimim. uu The majontA of these will not go to tain section west of Jasper in the raliarv until September IcllowKiod 1'ass and that the com n iff ol the are citv cm-inanj is also interested In a partial plo, es Herri Short is a member of lar well in the Sweetgrass country "pirc Dcoartment and his bro 1 now i the T P well Wr Dim ther lorn Short, is in the city wa aldson had nothing to sa. rejardmg terworks H Parsons to the c matters, and wis particultrl) cashier in the city ofncw jj, force at wulh for the purpose 01 looking am the held and noting the progress-of number who enlistett [torn ,di Hmg in the various H is there arc 6 1 Mlisli kfelt that his visit lere Indicates Jcotch 2 Irish 1 licntfllaid 11 something important in the oil dc Janadians i velopment. '1 MABKETS Winnipag Cash Pncei 140 43 famous to Prince Ru pert oier which through trairs have be n operatm0 for some tune Hie compam has a new line proectei vicst irom an into south ern Alberta inch will dissect the countri Ijing hetvcen tie Crows, Nest C P R line and th- Hey burn branch ol the same compan) Nothing however is liemg done on' thk projected lint at tin, present time Nor is am thing further leing done on the projected liifc south from Cilgarj to Micleod which is under guarantee of bonds of the prouncnl eminent The C, U is now con itructing its bnnch from Caiman to Maclcod, and this is the only con- struction going on at present n sou them Albcrtl the steel laying on branch east of lore most It will likeU be some tune pos siblj a year or t ,u Sc'o" more 0 T P ..orstr is done in Alberta according to Mi Donaldson This vcar the companv is bending 'ts efforts to handling the bi? grain crops that arc. being harvested along ree- an Alberta act I find that the act cov- ered all the relief The following e.egram nas, there fore been dispatched this, afternoon to the Hon T Roche, minister of the Interior at Ottawa: Hon J Roche Thresher men aad binder, tnine deal- ers hero und-rstandins the govern having instructed eleiator- and to be paid, owing to' falling prices for grains, and consequently inclined, to refuse work and supplies, which.