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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 1, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta German Fleet Withdraw- ing Warships from Kiel for That Purpose. BALTIC SQUADRON IS STRENGTHENED Copenhagen, Dec. Ger- man 11'et is becoming more lively in the Baltic. Scandinavian and Russian dispatches Indicate pre- parations for striking a blow at Russian forts, for even entering the Gulf of Finland, and possibly for the bombardment of Pctro- grad. It Is reported here from several sources that there is a great con- centration of. the fleet and Ger- man transport steamers along the Baltic coast, and the withdrawing of warships from Kiel to strength- en the Baltic squadron operating northwards in the Gulf of Both- nia. ALDERSON'S PRAISE FOR London, Deo. to; the toast of "The Imperial Forces" at the anniversary dinner of the Royal Scottish Corps last nlghl, General Alilcrson made a pleasing reference to iho Canadians now under his command. Ho had charge, ho said, of the 1st and 2nd Canadian Rifles and Stralhcona In South Africa, and lie there learned to respect both as men and as .fight- ers. "I can tell he added, "that Iho men now on Salisbury Plain from Canada are the same sort of luon. They are men of such [ihysliiuo that if yon were to put them In guardsmen's clothes and march llioin through London, you would say, 'What splendid guardsmen they are.' (Cheers.) More than thai, they have the most splendid spirit 1 have known In my "7 years of I can assure yon that when. our time comt'G to so across the water, and let us hope It will be soon, the men 1 have tho honor to com- mand, will do their duty just as well as the rest of the forces of the Empire are doing." 0------ Naval Bulldogs Await [Germans in the Atlantic Proridc.nc c, R I" D-c 1 flee' o' Br is pa trolling the territory between Nova bcotia and a point just iouln 01 New This lleet consists of four large warships, either, battleships or battle cruis- ers and three torpedo boat de- stroyers. This news was brought into iwrt yesterday when, the steamer Ma- donna of the Fabre line came to the city. The steamer was-in close touch with the fleet just before she picked- up tlie Nantucket Shoals, lightship on Sunday. Wireless communication was held with the Warships and Cap- tain La Batut was informed that a fleet oi 13 British warships had passed south to Buenos Ayres within a few days. Russians Check German Reinforcements in Po- land and Left Being Rolled IV r-cirbgrad, Dec. 1. The Germans in Poland are, lighting desperately under adverse conditions, according; to thc Army Gazette issued by the j stan. German' rc-inforeemfhtB, which 1 were discovered-to-be inarching .up from Wicluli, have been defeated. The German right therefore is without the support which they were expect- ed to bring, and their Hank is ex- posed. The disadvantage is not entirely countered by the fact that the tier- mans have erected extremely strong, fortifications. Their trenches arc. consiructed by .machinery of the' steam plough order, and are very perfectly adapted for defence in every respect. Moreover, the Hermans ap- pear to be getting reinforcements up to the main front, which has doubt- less encouraged their attempt at a diversion from the centre of an at- tack along the .Vistula, which Russians repulsed. To Remove Tempation From Men in Training Will Close Bars at Seven THE SOCIAL CLUBS ALSO 'r, te4 a C3 KUiKriAflJ- BieftrMmcAwa ARRESTED BECAUSE HER FEET ARE LARGE! London, Dei-. is u ter- rible sllr In array circles at kirti: Tlie of u French fien- in-al was arrested because she had bin it has been learned, and, furious at. the publicity which re- sulted, ;icconipanied by the her- of facts concerning the size of !.cr feet, life has been made uncomfortable for more than one officer. It happened this way: A Ger- man spy was recently captured in Dunkirk. He was dressed as a woman, but the slue of his feet betrayed him, ami he was cap- tured. Then, every one in Dun- kirk be.ean etching feet. The wife of the French general sallied forth and her feet attracted the attention of a soldier who arrest- ed her. Now even those who had not looked before the spy scare struck Dunkirk know she has big feet. Near Arras-But Effort Busy in Bekium SCENE OF GREAT BATTLE NOW DEVELOPING IN POLAND Dec. energetic Russian ad- vance is persistently pushing back the Into Cracow. Information reaching Lemberg from a trustworthy- source Is to thn effect that Austriana are evacuating position after position with heayy losses. It is said that the'Alistrians line ol retreat is strewn with dead, the bod- ies, which the Russians have not had i time to bury, being frozen by the severe cold. Winnipeg, Dec. 1. Sir Rodmond Germtm officers are in supreme Koblin announces in'a lengthy state- command at Cracow They are plac mint that the Manitoba-government gns. light has deuded to take drastic action for the other- historical curtailing the liquor ttalhc- during drawing the.fire of the Rus the war period The lorthcommt, scs- EjanB to these buildings. lucent, arrivals from the: provinces Gahcia state that the inhabitants by a of all the evacuated bv tbe icens Austrians are facing famine. NEWS IS SCARCE any marked uc cnsses have been attained on an) of the various fields of battlti-the war GERMAN PROFESSOR HAECKEL DOESN'T WANT MUCH ONLY THE WORLD King George is Now With Gen. French at Front Victory for Germany Means that Canada Becomes Kaiser's Province te uar pe sion 01 the IrgiblaturL ml! be asked ecen, to pass a Bill gumg rau Of Gahcia state that the inhabitants nluiiialllies the nbhb to limit "tne numbcr'o! a clause will be Inserted gu ing the, special power to ctiituii the holirb at uhich ljuuor nnj be sold in times of public stresb Practically Decided whole Build- ing on 2nd. Ave. to be Rented by City COST ONLY MONTH Although not definitely passed by motion, it is practically certain that "NOTHING DOING" ON REST OF LINE Paris, nee. 1, 2.50 The Frencli official communication given out in. _ Paris this afternoon, says that yester- risked considerable activity" north of Arras. In Belgium there was a lively ex- change of artillery, but no infantry 3 The text of the communication fol- lows: "In Belgium there was a rather spirited artillery lire during tie day of November but no attack was made by the German infantry. "The enemy continued to show considerable activity to the north En the region of the Aline there intermittent artillery lira along City Employees Going to Front Have Jobs Held in the case of any city em- liloyee-on monthly-pay going to the trout, he will be entitled to bis posi- tion when he returns." This -is one" of the resolutions pass- ed at this1 morning's meeting of the city council adjourned from yester- day W. Andrews of the assessment u. mo 3VS and Colors -In' the Old Country, and James ticablc." -Proctor.of the accounting department has Joined .the battery recently re- cruited by-Major Stewart. Thus the city will have at least two of its staff While the government his not these duneellories of the belligerent pow jiecessarv powers now it proposes to ers }iave refrained from mal mg mute ill retail liquor dealers in the known this fact to the public through provinn is well as social clubs to their usual olficial communications close bar-rooms and thc sale, of li-1 ATTACK AURAS qiiof at seven o clock m tbe evening that fighting continue in'stead or II o clock as at present jn I'oland, and that there an'd jn'tiie same wav wholesilc deal ]ms been another resultless attack on erifwfll be asked to Uose at six Arras in the west, there is a paucity o'clock -'Vs the government controls 0[ news from the fronts, the licenses it is thus practically TUTSS1AN' SUCCESSES certain that earlv closing o! the Unofficial advices from Pctro rad bars will become the rule throughout asscrt that the -Russians in Poland the province have captured ten miles of German In making thib announcement Str trenches between Glovno and bo.' Kodmond referred specially to northeast of Lodz, and in ad: large number of citizen soldiers now dition six hundred prisoners, seven gathered in Winnipeg from all parts RUn and many wounded The capture of this niilitarj division training lor these it is asserted, tne second Canadian strengthens the Russian right wing winch it is declared already h s he- said, 'outflanked the German left and CARVE FRANCE AND. CRIPPLE-RUSSIA the council will lease the whole of the Dounan block across the street from the fire hall on Second avenue, is quarters for the city staffs. the 'lease on the Kean block ex- pires at tbe end of iae year, the mat- ter of finding new quarters became an urgent one, and the commiss onere dealt with the matter tills mornlng-at an adjourned meeting tinues. but London, Dec. Morning Post Mr I, M Johnstona waited on the council to explain his. Jironosal." with reference to the tenders were not within, hailing dls; tanee Mr. Johnstone .offered the tte- famous" whole Including., pressed interview that ihe fol-j install the heating ..system, lowing fruits of: victory are nee--1 HI, s ES.S TE. ss t'vr- annical state by the German .array ind navy and the occupation o! Lon- 3. The partition oi Belgium, the western.- portion as iar .as Ostend and Ren Antwerp, to become..a German e the fighting con- without Bringing any change in the situation. "in the Woevre district and in the Vosges, there is nothing to report. BRITISH INTERNED via London, Dec. 1. T- tm Aii male British up "to the m. age of 55. years who are still in. mussels, the Amsterdam Handels- blad says, hav.o been, ,-interned m militarv concentration ftnd I of Antwerp, tm-s same paper, are al-. 'ten ounces of bread oijh' i'-GOOD SPIRIT Dec. l, via London p.. m.-Addressing a committee o! .the Reichstag today, Dr. Von Bethmann Hollweg, the .Imperial spoke of the. presence of the good spirit shown by the German army s and navy, and .the unity of German- people in the present struggle. _ London Dec 1 George service with contingent. "These citizen tie saiu, 'outtiankea tne uermiui iui> wm L.UIIUUU _ "deserving as thev are of the highest brought.the Russian advance nearer gone to fraucc to usit th Brratn praise of us all for their nuick and Strvkow, where a battle is raging expeditionary lorn, s headquarters ready: response to the nations call, GERMANS- TO T OFH are placed in a very peculiar posi j Berlin declares there is nothing im- tion -with then evenings at least, portant -to report from Poland A to themselves available for social m wireless despatch from the German tercoiirse, they are almost whollv capital, however quote1! niihtarv cri- strangers' to the homes and social tics as saying that the time is ripe life of the city 10 a percentage, at [Or a resumption of active operations least, of these men-thc licensed house, agaiust the Russians which were staff will be moved from 'the Kean block, and stores 10 uu-Liiiiir...u i ment wi'il forsake the: .present store- il state, the northern .portion to which Is a burdsh on .the.-clty.s iiip south-eastern' anywav BeBities tho-extra. of heating and lighting' the cit; will save over a. month and have twice tre accommodation as at present The other oids are as follows (In cases where theie would be no ac to Holland, and the south-eastern portion to be idcled to Luxemburg which' also should become a German federal state. 'Germany to obtain the greater nait of thc British colonies and oi the Congo I'rec State Fr nee to gne up a portion of cases i commodatlon foi pohee the J60 is he! the bid because this would b Rus 11 to he reduced to mipo-, be'an .extra expense) tenc bv ihi le-esfililishmcnt of the least, of these men- thc licensed nousc, against tne uussians wmcn ncre vvhea open to eleven o clock offers in temporarily hindered the advance the opinion the government an of Russian reimorcemettts It adds undue'temptation which in the best that the Austrians are co-optnting interests of the men farther south with the Germans nd of the finest bodies of men I have that there hive been Austrian ad- vanccs in Servia an inc. le-esfiblishmcnt o e Keati block total of including liiio-rlnm of Poland -which should Le heat light and for police unfed wit. i Sherlock L ock rent 7 I he IHltic pjoMncL, "c to he nwtoied to (top on active service, Another resolution passed this morning dealt with the signing ot the under proposition ot bylaw '245, recently passed by the ratepayers. The amount, was fcorrow'od from tlie sinking fund com- Dlttne, and.an Interim bond issued. The money is-for-water main exten- sions on the south side, and the .work will tomorrow. A rescrtution .that an account of vfis.15' submitted by tho slon for'water furnished poor people, be rebated, passed also. RAYMOND MAN A and Ed monton, are due to arrive here on fhe 24.20 train tonight. It (s also a well known fact that a local contractor Is waiting.with agreement In hand] for the definite nord from headquarters before he commences alteratloni on the fair ground buildings McLean of the H. H. We- I inland to become imlopend I ent kingdom and bo united -with dcr i oneriocw. it UCK IOUL 01 Russia flocr) ?iO ic.ice light total Higmbotham block rent po lice Sift light total }160 F W Dow ner proposed citv hall Poultry Show Opened with Fin3 Entry In the K. of P. Hall Hive vou seen the latest in chicken If not vou hid better visit TWO LONDON. BANKERS QUIT PRIVY COUNCIL rent I'd heat light total Local Reserve Man in Battle for Eight Days Mrs J II Smith, 4ve, S, has received a c.ard irom her hus band from irm. Post bl, pn the firing line Mr bmith is a reservist and left here ear.y in "ar He sajs I rec ned jour_let- t-routh-re Olad tosav lamOK as let but one nctrr knows We haie bien in the midst ot a battle for about 8 not linished jet hope lor success TOn Lannot e jou tbe name of this place Will They Meet? Amsterdam v la p. m. show which op londol Nov Ernest Cas sel md" Sir Ldvvard have buen. fiom the Pnvv Couicil by Mng George it tbe outbreak of the war both were informed their at the Prlvv Council meet Ings vlas timing the war travelling by motor car the but this did not dispossess tnem ot the risht io inspec t the minutes of the such which nrivileEe the" i ua London 1 -I mpe-ror Hilham reiched GRANBY WORK Grand Porks, Nov 30 ran or, bi Co gave notice Saturday atternoon- now lose llv Dec 1 ivtllt'li Kriiiiesf LIH-I vno i loll- trogriu i n the first time on i Uie theatre of has been retired __ __ D> VU ---------J------ r jqt VLHSSU that the smelter would start up _ 01 the wiv to the front furaaees a. two more when conditions permit be 25 per cent Ins than pr-vifed at the time ol the shut down. L the Both ibovementioned Pnvv Coun birds ire not ire gime nl too Ihrre is one o toe finest dis et one of plavs of specincns representing the t innnllltl fricnds feathered famih tint ever sen m lethbridge bir none md thc loc (Ol tne nlc AMBULANCE m al LNhibltors ire going to Injure ml the pnn li ts t ci Ihe jiid me com IFOUR MORE fuu" Winnipeg, Man., Dec. 13 Waugh, Winnipeg's mayor of 1911 and elected by acclamation today ai chief magistrate for 1915 A hard contest rtomiaed for the Board of Control, there being nine candidates to fill the four seats, rthree present members and two ex-aldermen being.In the running. Col. D. McLean, member of the Board this year, menced this morn n; and the re suits "will be -published as soon as there is i sull cient number The bu lilmt; was not over populate! this but l big crowd was peeled this afternoon It is vvorthv Ottavv i Out REGIMENTS FOR WINNIPEG No has been nioinmn, inn i Dig nuw-u mellts ,n Uo of Of them Let everjone navo n peeled this afternoon It is vvorthv (wo pf A to tus i lnlcrcst ambulance sett 25, Mrs W lt> wss tvcricmes time to take Mils splendid tffect i is understood Ins heei sent i arc patt (A the contnb- Saundcrs 25, Leo Kennedy is, snow in for Lvcrvone is loun-1 to sroito Coi steele officer commanding i ,r ____ uoiiiLni clccldea bj Ibe militau mthcrilies to foui more legi if )hKl tratif in. n thc way oncMrs t Lovcgtove 35 Mrs of nu o the c-nipiign com- rotten SO Mist Kerguson M.Mr, nocJ thc remits ol SDS Ouilbault M Mrs Cox 25 Mrs D ir.rdlvs P-I iss for SOOO-25-ient Bakei 25 Mrs laylor 25 Jean Mc- 1 Lc J foi lie purchase ot a motor Kenue 25 V M RTHlc) 2j MA ami ulance fo, KcJ Cross It Ins Maekav 25, Mrs jSirith 2j, Mrs n the I 0 D P and other Tustam Mrs Kmney Mrs wo ens orlaniziton, to give Mossey 25 Mrs Robinson 25 Mrs them Let have an.W J tmn 35 "ienner Has snow in 101 13 t i i" "-.to uoi -ot something thit he has never seen be District No lore rhd admission is 25 cents onlj the local exhibitors an. P ini t Kins Brtthers PLte Isnc I mmerson Ott, A r Humphries Mr Beaton, A SPence Sim i< nes Norman Bro- Oirtcr Club Mrs A Havr 25 Mrs i 00, Miss bvdal ivic jor Burnett JO, IW B Burnett, Header- 10, Mrs B house is ___ f 25 fSS jilss Rcinolds 35 Mrs Kundeil Vinsnonn Mrs Ball 25, Mr- Clements 2fi, Mr. the nMghkoihooi o! .25, Mrs Russlter M kelm 25 Mrs s Heaton 25, FJ s H H 25, MM J.; M Huff 25, 25 C J Hodder S3, ouse re are m the, iromiiient outside exhibitors ,tM atlsterw ol leathered 1 J, Magrath. Mi crealutti entered thc competitions I J fvs W Pickel ;