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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 31, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta Teutons Near Grodna, Last Polish Fortress-No Fresh News From Dardanelles Front-- Italian Position Captured Four Ex-Ministers Will Appear in CourJ to be Served With Warrants Winnipeg, Aug. is understood thartSir Jiodmoiid Koblin, J. H. HowdcTi, K. Colclwcll.and Dr. W. H. MpnUjriie, all incml.ers His late provincial cabinet, will make their appcnrancc some lime this afternoon in the city police court, mid that at that place they will Ira. served with warnmti; containing charges which arose out of (lie investi- gation into the construction of Hie parliament .building. It if said that they will come before police magistrate Sir Hugh John Mat-Donald and it is expected that they will be remanded. The ex-ministers will then, it is expected, apply for bail, and will he released on giving what is deemed proper surety. v '_______________ London, Aug. 31.. The Russian armies along the lino of the upper Bug and Zlota Lipa arc being- with- drawn rapidly and apparently with- out, great loss, as neither Vienna nor Merlin claim any extensive captures o[ prisoners or booty. In this region in the center of the line due east of Warsaw the invaders continue to make steady progress, while further north they arc advancing mole J.ow- The fall of Lipsk brings at- tacking forces near Crroilna. the'last big fortress on the front to be retain- ed by the Russians. CHECK TEUTONS iN 6AL1CIA Nearer approach by the Germans to the Russian fortress of Grodno is re- ported In today's official statement from Berlin. That they are moving toward the stronghold from the east and south, as well as from the west, is indicated by the direction of pro- gress last reported. ALLIED AIRMEN Great City Breaking Up In Smoke and Tile advance on the Orodno-VIIna railway is being continued While the headquarters of Prince Leopold and FieldiMarslial von Mac- kcnzcn both report that the Russians are being driven back wide front in Galicia, in operations recent- ly resumed the Germans have met with a check on the Strypa River, wliero strong Russian forces counter-. attacked and, according to Berlin, stopped" the Austro-Ger- man pursuit. Dardanelles Fighting Constantinople again reports heavy fighting at the Dardanelles, but the entente allies arc silent regarding op- erations on this front. Italian Position Captured In the li'igh, is reported. This summit had commanded the Italian positions on Monte Salubio. ____ London, Aug. an.- nouncement was made today- that the Uistro Italian campaign the wlllch threatened another of Cima _Cizta, C 500 feet coa] Govt. Will Not Take Over All Grain Crops Otf Aug. far as cjin learned here today tbc-rc is little likelihood of the government purchasing the entire Canadian wheat as suggested" by representatives of'western farmer's and grain trade at-Calgary yesterday. It is pointed out that-the purchase of crop would require -an outlay'-oS -000'to ineht could' not secure this imbuiib of ''money. .April last iau order-in- flptwcil-was--passed1 prohibiting ex- pbrt-oNwHaat to''all countries but ..Great Britain and-her allies .The on- k d th f, s United States, JL'S Calgary Resolutions Calgarj Aug il ask ing the Dominion government to en- force; its rights under the seed grain lien'in'such a Way that the farmer should not have to sacrifice his crop, and requesting the board of trade'to memorialize the Dominion government to approach the Imperial government nith-a view to inducing it to pur chase -a substantial portion of.Caii- crop were passed by the conference lidal here: yesterday under tha auspices of the. Calgary board of A- ensive coal strike in the Welsh coal 'ields has been settled. The agree nent provides that the aware made by Walter Runciman, president-of ...the Board of Trade, after the previous strike, shall stand. The mine owners undertake, however, to conclude-a supplemental agreement -which will jive to engineers and other surface .vorkers not included in Mr. Runci- man's award, the same bonus as that grunted to the miners. Exclusion of uiri'ace workers was the chief source of dissatisfaction. MINISTERS IN OTTAWA Ottawa, Ont, Aug. all of the Cabinet ministers are..ex- pected to return to Ottawa next week [or an important series of Cabinet councils following the return-of -Sir Robert Borden. ly other exception was to which Wheat- can he sent for 'con- sumption or in bond .when routed to Great Britain and her allies. IV is a together likely that there will be some relaxation of this order allow- ing' the export n! wheat.to. certain countries providing'a guarantee is given that grain will not reach Ger- many or her allies. The ______ 1 Moved b i .crop. ma were as-'follows James Speakman, sec- onded hy T M Tweedio "While we agree to "the principle, thafr-the" -ad- vances to farmers for seed grain, etc., should be-repaid out of the crop ol 1915, we would urge to enforce their rights.under.the lien (Continued 'oft nage 3) CAHLIITO There willibe-no extension of the railway.-line to Hardieville this year, at least. The matter has been laid over oy the commissioners, who decline to.consider it at the.present time.' The-proposal submitted some time ago by the Board of Trade was that double tracking in certain parts of the city be taken up and usied in extending the line: form North'Ward two miles to Hardieville The .commissioners are averse to this proceeding, as it Is poor policy and .bad lor the system-and. construc- tion to take up track already laid, which might still be used At an> rate, the city has not the money finance the extension just now IN FliLSWING Magrath, Alta., Aug. Ma grath Public school began work yee terday morning-with-a-full corps of teachers on hand. The initial at- tendance Jo below last year s mark The light attendance In the upuer grades is due to the fact that manj of the pupils are being used as help This is tiue of tlw High, school wheie only three boys put In an appearance Ine nnmary inoia is in charge or Miss Sadie Mercer, who IB. a special 1st in her line Grade II is m cba-ge of Mr ConneM Watson, while Miss Margaret Watson an old time mem BIG. WAR ORDER FOR CALGARY FIRM Calgary, Atta., Aug. big- gest individual contract to be placed !n Western Canada since the war be gan, is being placed with a pe-Uy or- ganized Calgary firm, the Canadian Western Foundr k Sunply Co, Ltd It is stated to be in the neighborhood u[ Intimation that the contract will be issued is stated to have been received Actual confirm- ition of the rontract is, however, ex- pected any daj NO WORD FROM BERLIN YET New York, NY, Aug 31- Coimt von Bernstorff was still awaiting here today lurther ad- Uces from Berlin relative to the Arable tacidont It was an- nounced no further advices from Berlin had been received >'t (Continued on page 3) DESTROY ZEPP. SHED AT GHENT Amsterdam, via London, Aug. 31. -telegram received here from Maashodn says that allied aviators destroyed a large building at Ghent, Athens, "Aug. 31 -According to in- jormation from one of the local lega- tions it is confirmed that the Turco- Bulgarian treaty has been signed. It is. reported .from Hoamanja that the Austro-German troops are massing on the AusfcroTHoumanian frontier and that Germany is threatening to prohibit: exportation of Roumanian gram to Germans and Vusrro-Hun- garia, the object heing to-aorceJlour mania to allow free .passage, of war material.to'Turkey. On the Servian frontier, near .Qrsova, there are. 000 troops -massed. It is, however, considered'unlikely that they .will at- tack Sema as long as the attitude of Greece and Kounnma remam such. THE 'OHPUNA IS SAFE New.-Ybrk, Aug. of at .Liverpooi-of the Cunard liner Ordima, __was received here todajv The Orduna left New York Angusf'21 She armed at Liv- erpooVat 6 o'clock this evening. Belgium, used by the Germans housing aircraft. for London, Aug. very decided campaign in favor of more air on England is being carried on In the German press. Leading Berlin jour- nals urce the government to turn all possible attacks on the British peo- ple in their homes, and declares that, nothing less than the destruction of London will satisfy: Germany. Leaders of this propaganda call up- on the government to send an entire ileet of Zeppelins to the Eng- land to create ruin that ci-.'vat soon be forgotten. Perhaps the most riery demand up- on the government is printed in the Taglischerundschau; "Justice, every element of human says this paper, "demands the destruction of London. There is In the whole woi'itl no better target for aero attack than the city ot" London, that gigantic, London, Aug. Times mili- tary correspondent today makes a strong attack on-the higher direction of-the campaign from the British side which he declares is the subject of severe criticism in the fighting ser- pointing, to the "Antwerp the -Dardanelles. mistakes, and the failure to organize a muni- tions supply. The correspondent says- the cabinet has shown no genius for war. "To put it the cor- respondent says, "We have not been m strategic sense, raerelv GETTING MONEY' TO WORK Ont., Aug. the be ginning, of this month deposits in the postal savings banks of Canada ag 8 igatihf 513 'S Inch is leas than at the first of July Flame Would Cause Immeasurable Joy in German Hearts complex assemblage of lofty, apcienti warehouses, with, their enormous stores and their inviting situation in a narrow stretch. If only such raids can be repeated again and again, the ssult will be assured." The Neiie Nachrichien encourages its readers by asserting that London already has been partially destroyed by Zeppelin raiders, and declaring that tho remainder is soon to ,go. "Our brave air sa.ys the pa- per, "are not inspired by blind anger or hatred, but solemn and religious awe, at being chosen the of Divine wrath. When they sea'Lon- don breaking up In smoke and fire, they will live through a thousand lives .of immeasurable joy, which all at home must envy. At last the yearned for punishment will fan on England and its people." Majority of the Cabinet Now Favor Conscription Montreal, Que., Aug. correspondent in London of the Montreal Gazette cabled latt night as follows: "The Globe asserts.now that-a certain majority of the Cabinet, led by Lord Ciinon, Lloyd George and Wmston Churchill, .favor con- scription, and that those stiSl op- posed are Premier Aaouith. Sir Edward Grey, Sir John Simon, Louis Harcourt, Reginald Mo- Kenna, Walter and A. while Lord Kitchener it undecided- "The press, generally, Is of the opinion that Kitchener key to the situation, and that he will be able to convince Parlia- ment and the people of the wis- dom of which ever aide he de- clares for." ITALY ATTACKS TURKEY EXPERTS NOW RAISING ESTIMATE GRAIN YIELD Say Yields of Wheat Will Now Average 35 per cent, of Wheat North, East and South of City is Harvested SAY II. S. OFFICERS In the district east, ncrtheist and southeast of the city, it it Ill- most safe to estimate SO pe' cent, of the wheat crop will Be jn stook b> Saturday night, provided, of course, that weather condi- tions continue clear and bright. Up to the present the harvesting conditions were never, better, a'jid the grain is being cut under ideal circumstances What wilj the average yield of wheat be in the south country? Last week our correspondent thought the average would strike between 28 and 30 bushels, but many of them are altering their opinions, and raising the estt iriate to 35 bushels Fields that were supposed to yield 30 bush- els have proved bv threshing n turns to be bringing closer to 40 bushels. Some authorities no hesitation in fixing the yield at 35 bushels, and frofn what we have aeen and heard If Noted Toronto Divine Admires Crops But Deplores the Lack of Permanency in Farm Homes Is the spirit ol the west a super- ficial spirit Does, the fact tha't'vist, lies right on the surface, that richeb are easily gained, Incline to develop a superficiality among; those who populate the great western coun- try Kev A Logan Gcggie, one of the most and most revered of Can adian expresses the tear of just such a d.mger in develop- ment of western lite The plain- spoken, Scotch clergyman, with hum- orous tendencies, whose straight- from the shoulder pleaching has brought the Parkdalc Prcsbyteilan iclicvcs that thev can a few lessons, too ger m the very ease with which great and wealthy crops, for be raised in this productive land ,the possibility ol gathering a 'for- tune from a quarter section by stick- ing a plow into the soil and planting tt-c seed, and watching it grow into dollars is. very likely to develop ,.a superficial quality which is not( 'the case in countries where _the tiller ol th- soil must encounter almost nn surmountable difficulties m cropping his land, or where the wealth of the ground hcs down in the of the earth and long labor and iast brought the parMiaic rreioswiian Of the eartn ana long lanor ana church of Toronto, into prominence, patience is required in ttif develop- and wi'o is Irtened to every Sabbatn ment Of that wealth t... nl L VArir ItrfaA )ln r.rnWfl nun tlAW af- an wi'o is e by people of creed }crowd his church from every corner of the bi? eastern cih expressed just sOch a sentiment to the Herald man, prtor to his departure for tht east ais4in todfty There is no greater atoiw o! tpe western peopb, and their op- timism, than Rev Mr.' He n Mr Geggie can realize now af- ter this recent visit to the west, more than has ever realized previous to the west, Hu western people with all their bounded optimum, have learned-.tw lesson, that Protidenct has itn i (Contlaaed on plft erops, we are inclined to take this viffw. At this moment half the wheat crop'is cut, though that propor- tion would not be reached in the country west However, in the east country, the proportion ex- ceeds' 50 per cent. In many cases. RAYMOND Kajmond, Aug is cutting in the Raymond district, ine gram seems, to have ripened in a night This week -will SEC a big share of the crop down Your correspond- ent musl'make a change in his previT ous estimate of a 25 bushd average. It will easil) be 35 bushels The shocks on m-ui) fields literally cover the ground The crop this season is by far the heaviest, the wheat the best in ihe history of the south. Ray Knieht placed an order Satur- j tv TTni-via ders', bringing his total number up to eighteen lire extreme hcayiness of the stand and the rapidity of ripen- ing accounts for We latest order. Threshing nil1 this week. CARDSTON CariMon, 30 trip through this district shows binders at work Fields containing hun- dreds of acres of golden grain can be seen with any where irom fojir to t'veaH-nw machines busilj tyiilB the long stalks with their heavy -heads into beautiful sheav With fall grain this has been going on for our-two weeksl It has now commenced with spring -wheat barleS and oats. It is truly wonderiul how lapidly the lat- ter grains ripened during the past few dajs Spring wheat is ex- pected to give wen a heavier average yield than fall gram Oats will un- doubtedly give some record breaking H yields over the hundred bushel mark f mond, by a very close margin Last night a function was a dlotmct adcccas, and the carnival and fan certainly got away to a good start, auguring well loi It throughout The address Ot Mr Elton on "Mj Coun was a very creditable effort, al- though the visiting niiglstrate was laboring under a series of disadvin tagcs He portrayed the beauties.and minion with t. zenship liberty, and hoh heiitage Britons everywhere, and do our Bart in the overthrow of the iron heel ot militarism as reflect- ed in the terrible pollcv ofnhe Qer man despot' declared the speaker, amidst prolonged appmuse Following the address, the exhibit! in the Babj contest were Judged, Mfr rs Clarence Smilh being the nrouu ot winning baby Over twenty lustyrffi telhgent babies were entered, and the task of Dr J S Wray, the Judge, was a veri delicate one HowoVgr, ho ac- quitted himseif with characteristic leS'Sua i...- a, ,wd hdVuditora the fof British .citl- od, .___i fit J ana unit- mi principlos ot The burglar who perpetrated Downer robbery on Wednesday, Aug. 18tli. and who.has been the object .ol constant search by, the LethbridgB- police force eier since, has been lo- cated in Calgary with mfoat ot the jewelry in his possession ol Police Skelton. received wort from Chief Cuddy of Calgary this tioramg to_the effect that a man been picked up by his detective fora on suspicion and on searching voMii4 the entire booty stolen trom tha Downer residence was discovered in a trunk A description as well as the usual pictures were enclosed m letter The man goes by the name of Alfred Shaw, and is an American It would seem that the burglar, after; his coup m Lethbndge, found the po- lice too hot on his trail and soon at- teri escaped to Calgary, for soon af- ter the epidemic started there, and inside of one week an en burglaries were perpetrated several big being made It is not determined whether Shaw was responsible (or all ot them, but from the manner in which some of them were carried out, the police think .that he was the orw erator keen interest, and afforded cltement for the crowd BotS are popular in the community.. whoever won, the carulval ttln to a grace and Fernie, Herald) Savage, one of first settlers in Fernie, coming here m tho summer of 1898, died at tha Ferine hospital at three o'clock thia orning, alter an illneas of aix eeks Mr Savage was sixty old and had served in the Royal Northumberland Tusiliers in Algnaft- isfcm, where he earned a service mW> al. He was a sergeant in B eompufj 107tli regiment Ajmilitary funeral will be held on Wednesday, the tetf ment lorimng at the recruiting sta- tion al 2 30 p m and marchine; to th'c undertaking pail ors and thence to ,thS Roman Catholic church 'The veterans' association, of was vice-prauidmt, lao follow" the lemaiaa to the laat estisg pltce in the eemeteiy. Mr Savage was Uid had mtiy ftieodi, igjt tin old timen sm So well fan and leartf no f w Mattl, ;