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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 31, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHWtlDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, AUGUST 81, 1914 NUMBER 221 BATTLE ON RUSS BORDER Germans, Rushing Troops to the East Theatre to Stop the Steam Roller RUSSIAN ADVANCE STILL UNCHECKED London, Aug." Terrific fighting continues on- the Austrian-Russian frontier.- Both the Austrian and German forces and the Russian nrmies claim an advantage. Berlin irejcris the repulse Rus- sians From AirHr an sources, it is stated that, the .Russians are jiuisucd in tht, direction of Lulxlin, in Poland. An earlier advice JronvS-t. Petersburg stated that the 'Austrians- were, active chiefly in Ticimty of I uhlin Another despatch from St Peters- burg Russnn advance in East [Prussia is proceeding and tepcats an p r iar Hussian claim of successes in. Gnlieia. .Fresh .forces -of Germans have .appeared on- the Prussian frca- according 'to a British official re- (port This Kirs out recent state- ments fiom that llie Geir- mafcM were; withdrawing troops from .their era t to reinforce the 'Austria-German' lines in the east, GCl MAN' PTROOPS IN I London Vug Forces .of have made their appearance ER3IAN AEROPLANE n-lREATJSNS PARIS Paris, Aug. A. Ger- man aeroplane flying at a height of fi.OOO .feet over Paris, dropped' a bomi) which 'landed near L'Ceste rail- way station. It no damage. The bomb was dropped about this morning. ..Near where it struck ds tlm military hospital. (Continued on Page WET GAS IN LUNDBREK WELL Has wet pns been encountered In the Faber-MacKenrie> well north of Lundbreck? This report, was cir- culated around the city this mbrn- fng, but the Herald has been un- able to confirm It .officially. 'The drilling at been al most forgotten in and concern over the develop-' merits in Europe, but th.s latest report! from that place stated that the first well wae down be- tween 1100 and 1200 feet. The derrick Is already wt up for the second well In town- ship to the north, arid the machin- ery Is In the yard at Btslrmort, for tho third well. Drilling hat be-sn proceeding without any de- lay, and It is expected other week or so will bring fefiti some developments of optimistic raturs. ;