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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 2, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta WEATHER High LOW Forecast: Local snow flurries. WiNNIPEGWHEAT May option July option WEDNESDAY, DECEMKEK 2, 191 1 LETHBR1DGE, ALBERTA. ALBERTA BATTERY IS NOW TRAINING HERE Nearly 100 Men Arrived from North Under Capl. Birney Las' Night, Parading This Morning-Contract Let for Alter- ations in Barracks at the Fair Grounds LETHBRIDGE PROUD OF ITS NEW POSTAL-HOME-STAFF BEGINS TO FEEL AT Building One of the Best in the is Plenty of Room GERMANS HAVE NINE DAYS TO REACH CALAIS Dale Sel Was Dec. iO-French Artillery Destroys German Ailies Make Gains at Vevmelles and in the Quiet Reigns on Rest of Line New Postal Home In Lethbridge icry. Their advent seems to 'cmov School Board Candidates Would Combine Office of Superintendent and Secretary new candidates for the School Heard. Ill the persons of John Scot ths unanimous choice of tne Norn ILethbrldBB ratepayers, and John Oil more, (who will run evolved out of the meeting 01 the north-side taxpayers last night. Scott was selected by tho ecutivo, and after Mr. Oilmore-and Jlr Jowett -had been nominated ii addition, and each had been given an opportunity to Bneak on school board matters, Mr. -Scott won out by a largo majority, and his nomination made unanimous. Speak Air Towett is i new stai in the lethbridge constellation am seems much mteieated in iiiiuit ciial school attain. He apoke toirst gtting nls-laeas of what snoult constitute a capable school ,boardHe taid that ho Uuavs represented IBe working man and that it would bo his aim to satisfy all classes if lie woi the approbation .of the meeting- their candidate. He floundered con sldcrebly when closely Questioned b> Mr Johnston oh question of ttif advisability of maintaining a solioo superintendent, a, secretary-treasure nnd a-.'s'chool carpenter, and said tna II he thought they were not needed lie would work for their dismissal, bu lie thought that a superinteiiden should devote his whole time to tha position. "Do you think you are capable are efficient o asked a voice. "I think 1 am capable of judjllis a "well. is. .the person who asked th replied the speaker. John Gilmore a Candidate Mr Gilmore gave a bright, compre hcnslve.': clean-cut explanation ot In platform all knoT.- me, sal Mr Gilmore. "The wholo sum an substance of the school hoard qn6 tion is one of economy .with efflciencj AVben yon hire1 a teacher to edueat .your child, you want a good to a gets bis schooling only one and it is false economy, in my onln Ion to send a child out into 'iife poo )y equipped, just for the saks of sa ing a Jew dollars that might he save in some-other way. No one is to good to-teach our th may I look'at the teaching problerr wc-ve got .to pay good salaries o lose our best teachers." Through the Mill "How do you stand on the question of superintendent, secretary-treasurer -and school asked Mr. Johnston; 'n-litf went on to tell of the situation in Westmount. P.O., where the superintendent taught a class and secretary to the school board ill addition to prosecuting bis superintendent. "If I'nm said Mr. Gilmore, "1 will make-.a thorough investiga- tion and if I lind that these officers are will certainly-put up e ni'-ii. Ciiplain J. A. Uirncy, who aciom- anici! the 100 men from Calpiry to out-real, was in charge oi ilieitrps om the north. Post Master ALVIN RIPLEY To say that the new Lethbridgc post-office is a substantial and com- modious structure, is only I o reveal what every citizen has found out; within the past icw days, since the building was lofmally opened. But. as nearly every citizen has also ob- served, the space allotted to the ac- tual post-office business, is none too li tiic futile ill! ai tempts at treatment.' chilblains, frost bite ami feet alto- Have been depleting the LIU, i. d n Ollfc ,oot is irozen arc he is through as far as fighting 's concernr-d for Die rest ol the war. Monarchs at thc Front -London, Dot-. fighting in the north of Prance and Belgium has fcrcak r, rca :1BBumed an aspect tn..i importance, as compared that the Ucrmaii: retiring on the line between Dmnuna the coast, many MT- not yet coii- vm'-rd that thev will depart without im.kins anotlier attempt to i tiiniuuh. 'Ahat may said UK- thry delay, the harder ___.............. _ tin- task be. and "Germans are struggling Ah il is. for supremacy over miles of battle- ihnvn disappeared irom the iirmg m Russian Poland and east iin all probability because the mud p o_ jib fast makins -t impossible to mo e (Continued on page nieces in haste. Nov. t-nei lighter artillery act-lie the [allies have only the IIRI.I..' ,i to face anil this is particularly ilv at intervals. I KHKN'Cll OFFICIAL I'-iris Dec 3 P- French: v'i (iliice "'avc out an official an-i no'unceracnt in I'aris this afternoon the region to the south ol Vpres and Saint Floy an attack of -the cnci-iv a'ainst, entrenchment- taken hv our troops 'during the day was re- pulsed bv us. Our artillery mllictcd a group oi three batter- artillery of tbe enemy. M- Vcrmcllcs, the chateau and the park surrounding it, two houses in the villaes and some trenches were trilliantly occupied by our forces. There has heen a spirited artillery exchange in the vicinity oi Fay to the south-wcsl oi Perronne. by LETHBRIDGE'S NEW PUBLIC BUILDING OPENED LAST THURSDAY THE COMPLETE COST OVER I In thc region A. B. Smith! Craonne, their Will Not Come Before Aid is Meet in Jan. Ottawa, Dec. comins. sion of parliament will not he between Vendresse-j barren of general legislation as_ the A Few Larger Subscript- ions Alone Make Close to 111 nrst di> H uunpuyi 101 con tributions to the Patriotic ind Ked ross lunds resulted in a ymerous response from tht, cltwens more i.s lociallv considering the Bailing mi mcial conditions Onli a partial cam ass has vet been made but it. is expected that before the week is out every citizen will space co me likely te s oi tiie Cliiy lor imuoe wuu uu .nn- ult, aSd the present ly relieved after working in the con- The fittings ar has been a violent] "var session in August. Much of the' bombardment in which' ithc French; legislation will, however, arise irom arlillen was successful accomplish- COIKijtions due to Canada s participa- the destruction of a batten i tion m the conliict. The government foscv- i quarters recently vacated. brass, the fl pale 'of possibility that certain de- partments will have to he given more 'space within a decade at least. The actual post-office business is confined at present to the ground floor and it could not have been going Ol its intensity juever thete can he no doubt 1 he t crminb when thpv started for itir iw dished mil tilt into amass oi Hussian troops and loiced their that the Pussians way so far closed on them. This was taken in 1 IS APOPLEXY Death Occurred This Was a Contributing Cauae London, Thbs. Seattle Conservative member of Par- liament for was suddenly, stricken with apoplexy, this morning at his residence and is in a precar- ,ous condition. He is .till uncc-n-. sclouE and his death is looked lor at. any moment.. War and other ttoubles are said to have caused Sis "11IJMS Thomas Seattle M P. for London, died tbis afterncon at r, n D l_t A llctiograd to mean that some of the Pmate Property KlghtS Ale German divisions had been cut Courts Are Superceded number three moied In Mr Cilmore asked that Jie woikmg men s lares be seven lor i quirter and tin, oil. cr tickets the same as at present A Dcni IITF i nun btr four irmed "M MlLITARl AKt AbbULU It! J K Kirl srcmed to be whit, tiers was wanted ind it passed over all the Gibus iii.inin oush Mi Kirk ________ .moved that eien pis-cneer ht fn m Are the iarmers notth of the t.tled to buv tu-kets at the Present _____ _ ........._ innfi who are askinc fo irrigation ofler, working nuns late nil, tint those nninn to pay too" much wh-n the} pro Ucketb eight foi l quirter be good pmiel tc 05 oo pose SIS per acre, spread a long at timi. want t, feM ofoo period at-4 percent' we are getting th. Mluefoi ofl jnd that their surrender or anmhila tion was inevitable. 11 appeals however, that lighting lor tneir erv Iiveb anrf m the know I edge that i gieat defeat t ould end RELEASE BRITISH ADMIRAL Germans Let Admiral Neeld Go on1 Repreientations of Uncle Sam Washington DC Dec per ional representations from President w. TT--CT That "ouestiin is, troubling the monei said Kirk 'f we There were numerous subscriptions lhc to ridc a eouple of hlotv ot amounts under twenty-flve dollars, u and thes are ,vorth (he tents ind we ill and it is the intention to publish the distances lie ,__ ,_ retfred y released Admiral Neeld. of tbe Bntlsh Navy and his rere wife wlio were held militarj priBon- ers at a Geiman health resort BULLETIN b se hosp als in and about Boulogne Full 1 000 01 this numier mn tue one c loth fc t severed _ ing )n He Vienna, Dec 2 via London 6.47 troopt to day oecuoled Belgrade Ssrvia CONTRIBUTORS TO MOTOR AMBULANCE Alberta Will Raise More Men Says Gen. Sam Hughes Re charges Ottavvi Dec 2. -GeneralSan, men; 19 regiments of, infantry; or' te Rut Mr' night that 30000 men army sernje s Tha Alberta will be called on to raise men men ical eorp.s [watei. tnis cost to be spread revenue was pickinj up iiirw' fen'rp reeimchts -of infantry and tcries of artiller) 1200 men engi ai-tc ioi_____ nt Mrt o( t lf lt contmued t-nree more innn men .s smallcrs, c Lisls are ht.nt handed in to the Lnglish 25, Mis Carle Roberts 25, cent "l com, itta in charge ol the Mrs Clins Jolinson 35 Mrs J. ci.n iss lor t' Oross Motor Am Aird 25 Mrs B J beM 25 Mrs anct but o nr if is ImpossAls t S Jacuson aO, Mrs Cocq to, has teen J ns m, Mrs R V bwirt 51 00 Mrs Mc- Walerman 25 Mrs M'ss Colp 33 Mrs. 25 Mrs 0 tt It A Raul 3a Mr Mn, II I' Wallace, 35 Miss An- S Fairfield however saM> the nle 2o ill' 35 A six flst of donations Sanderson S 1 W' Vliaver -J8 nronosal 01 the bill n> tic most un J0 OIl. constitutional tiling thftt ever happen Melhs 25 J U Mirray 25 Jan nuM ed in tins countrv Otla Murrav 2o Mrs tiuret 25 Mrs __________ n. ace, 35 Miss An- B Fairneio 2o, Mrs a i Etta Button 25, Lethbridge Iron Works oO.Mrs.a H H Cngg_ SWEDISH RESERVISTS .CALLED TO THE COLORS Flemtii, 3o Mrs G Whelcn 35, Mrs A McCulloch 23, Mrs Ongg 25 M I Oarilmer 36 Mrs M IV lp t Ottawa is learned here Johniton 25 Mrs E Harvey ,i gone forth to Swed I Mrs bkeltou 25, P M ........_____ In Can. i and the Un Mis M E Collins 2o Mrs Hod States to rebirr to tbeir coun cr 2o Mrs Peacock iry 25 Mr Kellocg A J J Oliver 25 MK Stnnj. l7 Mrs W M Lucha 15, Mr B'; Harrison J5, Mr L Ethcndsi jjtt, 76, Mr H it I IS. Mrs >II ;