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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIII. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9, 1815 NUMBER 305; A commanding officer for thfc I.eih- hridge Highlanders will he appointed within tlie next day or two. Follow- ing the visit of Col. Cruikshanks, P. French Have Taken Up a New Position and Have Defeated Offensive of Teutons Develops of the new regiment completed. Al- ready two lieutenants have been ap- pointed, and il. is expected the com- manding officer will he here hy the end of the week. Once his appoint- ment has hcen made and he has tak- en up his duties, the recruiting he proceeded with in outside points. Washington, Dec. Page of London advised the state department that Great Britain had i acceded to the American protest the American Trnns-Atlantic Co. A test cnse will be made of tlw steam- ers Hocking and Geuassee which will not be requisitioned hut held pending the decision of the iirize court. In the meantime Great. Britain assures the United States, that, no other vessels of the company will lie seized. London, Dec. situation in (he Balkans is developing rapidly. Tile Germans and Bulgarians have reached Kenali, on the Greek border, Jlonastir, territory it is believed hero that Greece cannot postpone much longer a more definite revelation of the stand she expects to take should the arena of hostilities be transferred to j her soil. Col. Phallis, of the-Greek 10 miles south of Monastlr, thus threatening to outflank the Anglo-1 army, is now conferring vvith the en- French forces while Bulgarians, who tente commanders but the Pans press Hichmond, Va., Dec. lire also supposed to be supported hy expresses fear not author-1 tilo Ilew Dupont Powder factory town Hermans, have attacked the allies' ex- treme right wing near Strumnitza. Under this pressure the French have Withdrawn from the Krivolak salient, and at last accounts had.lak- ked to take the full steus necessary ,vas burning. at 3 to safeguard the'interests of the Anglo-French troops. p.m. today. The last message to come The remarkable of O.ri per cent, in the hank-.clearings for this week over the same week last year is recorded. The figures for Decem- Bring Cheer To Claims German Military and Diplomatic Victory in Struggle Makes it Possible to Dictate the Terms of Peace Plans of the French and British out' before wire communication was her 1915 against 5392 troops in the Balkans are still a mys- interrupted, said the powder plant Four are en up a position at Demirkopou, in a tery. Continued landing ot remrorcc-, ffas not yet Four arl deep gorge about 20 miles from the rnents lends color to the cry that an rcported bumeA in addition to sevet frontier through which the Sa aggressne campaign is contemplated a[ othir i brlsi. lomki railwav Tins Here thej were U the same time the steadj with u tne lo jprcad raoidh attacked by the Bulganans wlio ir troolii, from then advanced cording to the French reports were i positions lead to the belief that foi the oresent the occupation of Salonika j base foi operations at the latest time .forms the extent of their deter-1 Greece Must Decide London, Dec. the Anglo- French lines re-forming along' Greek mlnation, "I Montenegrins Sign on With Kiltie Battalion Rome. Dec. consistory today Pope Benedict appointed Jlgr." Mathien, Archbishop of Hegina; Mgr. Beliveau, Arch- hishop of St. Boniface, and Mgr. Sinnot, Archbishop of Winnipeg. Mgr. Sinnot is sec- retary to the Papal Ablegale at Ottawa. 075 in December 191-1. of the res, splciUnl ing rem: types came up improvement in their drill under the fronTthe fetotcb'on last evening's command ot Lieuls rhuraur and tram Jiom Coutts, and signed up as. Frame, and Acting Sergts Richardb soon as.thev could -the au-J and Thomas, who liavejiad much to that true Montenegrins The> make a gopd ad- dition to the force Thej are intense- eager to get into the rg 1ms where the} can get a shot at the Germans The Kiltie enrolment took a higuovers, lu jump j eslcrday. There are now 170 tcneguns J B Perkins, American do in whipping the men into shape The latest recruits are McKay, John McDonald, Scotch H Podger, S Porter, C anadian John Ilendnk Active Calgary, Dec. Pinkham, secretary of the Alberta Red Cross, is in receipt of a letter from Major Mayhood, of the Og- den Convalescent Home, in regard to complaints appearing in the Leth- .hridge nailers regarding the treatment accorded He. Waller. Major .May- hood asserts Waller insisted on leaving the home contrary to the ad i- I vice of the authorities, w ho thought lie should remain tfll he was able to take up some form of work hen he -left v-ttie home he was provided with transportation to Lethbndge and ien and High Hcnclnksen, American John Mikich, Jas Bagevitch Chas BIG FARMERS' The annual convention of the Unit- ed to be': held'in Calgary from January 18 to'21 attend ed by from 100 to-1200 farmers of the province, if "the number expected to attend an ive In addition to the of.each annual meet- ing the officers of the companv wnl be elected this year The annual meeting of the Women's Auxiliarj will, be held m conjunction with the other. The -convention -.program is; arrang- ed with a view to giving entertain ment to the attending farmers as well London, Dec. pi ex- ceptional interest has occurred on the mam fronts in the east whence it is reported unofficially that Russian troops in Bessarabia are showing great activity, Sir Sam Too Busy Ottawa, Dec. Sani Hughes as is so ,busy that he has found it neces sary to postpone indefinitely his' prp- iieiu m posed touring inspection to the west Ward, this evening, at -which ern provinces He hopes lo be able CANDIDATES' MEETING TONIGHT The third candidates' meet- ing of the' campaign will be held in Miners., Hall, North ,il three.candidates get away later on, The Kiddies Previously acknowledged McKelvie and Maguire 5.00 F. Bates, Cardston........ 1-00 A Friend A. C. 1-03 The Herald's Christmas Fund is rapidly climbing upward. Every dollar added to the fund means another happy boy or girl at Christmas time, who otherwise might find a cheerless time await- ing them. There is little time left. The Nursing Mission is be- ing asked to distribute the fund, and they know the homes that are needy and where the fund will do the most good. If you have a dol- lar you can spare, bring it into the Herald office, and thereby bring a smile to another face on Christmas morning. An error was made in the first announcements of subscriptions to this fund, The total sum contributed is now unr E10 CITY Berlin, via wireless to Sayvflle, N., Y., Dec. address of Dr. Vou Bethman-Holhves, which has been awaited with extraordinary interest, was made in response to the Socialist interpellation: "Is the Imperial Chan- cellor ready to give informa'rion as to conditions under ho would he willing io enter into peace negotia- tions In his reply he said: "As long as m the countries of our enemies the guilt and ignorance of statesmen are entangled with: the confusion oE pub- lic opinion, it would be tolly.for Ger- the mother tongue. He asked wheth-. er Poland belonged to Russia 'by right of nationality, and whether this prin- ciple lost its power and value if ap- plied to India or Egypt. Germany's enemies, blinded U the beginning of the war by fa'ise stories and excited to hatred, were now able, after, mili- tary and diplomatic defeats, to cling only to the Idea of Germany anni- hilatiou. Can't Starve Them There had bean indented the theou that Germany could be starved. On this point the Chancellor said with particular emphasis, "We all agree that our food supply is .sufficient, man1' to make peace proposals that the onlj important question is would not shorten, but would length-! distribution. The economic unit, en the duration of the war. First" the masks must be torn Croih their faces i At present they sneak of a war of' annihilation against us. "VVe have taken this fact into account. The oracle arguments for pence or pro: posals of peace will not advance us, will not bring the end neater. If our enemies will make peace proposals compatible with Germany's dignity and we shall always be ready to discuss them Tullv cunj scious of our unshaken military sue: cess. W'e.-.dec1iiie responsibility for the continuation of the misery which now The Alberta provincial musical fes- ,nls ann the whole world. No Lival u-ill he held in Lethbridgc next one can say that, we continue the war 1 desire to .conquer itry as a guarantee' In these the with manv's success i tutes for certain rubber. sprint; leav ing Cdmonton for the first' because still time since its establishment 8 years this or that rain Cethbi only r i been-the fault of the military authori- ties Form a Huge Labor Organization sicians The committee, and arrangements for the Hollweg rose to ieSly to the inter- organization of the icstiv al M ill be pellation presented bj Dr Schidmann, proceeded with at once I Socialist leader sneuce fell over the It is the intention to have Lieut -j whole house, hut was soon broken hy Governor Brett preside at the grand manifestations of appioval Several final concert of the festival and pre- times deputies interrupted him with sent the prizes, it. has been custom-; cheers. stretching from Uras to Mesopota mia cannot be crushed As to copper, the Chancellor de- clared Germany had immense sufficient for years. He spoke of Ger- producing substi- articles, such as Referring to the discussion whether Germany's enemies would be able to iiing greath superior lorct-s into the ield, the Chancellor mentioned the 'act that France already had called to the colors, the dais of 1917, bring- ing into war vouths under the usual military age "We do not fight in order to sab, jugate other he said we fight for 'protection oi our life ,and liieitj Fortthe German government war has it was1 at the beginning, a war of defence 'for the_Cterman nation_and tor lure "War can be terminated onij b> a peace winch vull give the certitude that war v ill not agree about that. The; London, Dec. largest lahoi organization in the history of Eng- land, representing -about men was formed today for the pur- pose of offensive or defensive action in matters respecting wages and con enrollment of the class ol 191, in arj each jear to have the Licut-Gov act in this capacity RUSSIAN CLASS OF 1917 TO JOIN IN 1916 Imperial ukase was issued todav ordering tie ditions of work. 1916. IURKS AITACK OF ADEN CIVIC FIGHT IS WAXING WARMER; POWER HOUSE CENTRE OF ATTACK It was open wariare between the can- reduce the loau, by maintaining a i "Mr Reid said this mistake had didjtes lor public utilities commis- wiring that not been discovered b} an emplojee I tile Central auditorium last night There sniping from cover The candid: school stringent and lar above the accessary d [uck fo empioyEe ssus who Reid could not find The Ellison mill was Dr Von Bethmdn-Hollweg began by saying that in the countries at war with Germany there had been much discussion of the Socialists' inter pellation and that the knowledge that peace was to be discussed m the Reichstag had a source of satisfaction to those countries This was incom prehensible ir view of the success won m thp campaign against Serbia, which opened the roid to Germany's Turkish allies and threatened the most vulnerable points of the .British Empire Although this situation vtould explain the tor peace on the part of Germany's enemies, he declared .none of. them had maoje tares Instead thev were clinging to the intentions which thev'ttajl An- nounced publicly with naive brutal itv" at the beginning of the war The Chancellor then reviewed re- cent utterances concerning the condi tions of peace made m rountnes on- broueht big siege guns, and cent increase in the cost of wiring, _ r__ found their range in much quicker which kept many people from the use the iargest power user m the citj P05ea to Germany such as the hand ed that no Sure] -yr deemed tllls, mslalla- ing over of Alsace and- Lorraine to be worthy 0{ morc than a I France, the annihilation of 'Prussian I stvle than on the first evening As is of power He also claimed that the case in all such contests, the effort was made to meet the opposi present incumbent oi the position turn of the Gas Co He claimed lur- contested lor was to the ther that the C P U contract of HoO 11 The hall was well filled, and a bet- Comm and the evening sessions will be tak en un largely social and enter taining features. The Elections The election of president will take on afternbon Noml inatioiis for vice-president "will take place alter the election of president on Wednesday afternoon On Thurs- da> morning the election of uce-pie- sldents ot which there are four, will take place, and on Ihursdav after !ioon the election of bo ni the. There ijo ten directors elected, at the next conven- as heretofore tij rpason of the redistribution pro Mded bv the bvlaws S S Dunham in' is a retiring vice-presi- dent The cvenlna meetings will probably be made open and .concerts and other entertaining features ire heing ar ranged those having thp manage ment In their hrfnds Wo me n't Auxiliary The Women's.Auxiliary, which is a department of the UFA, iSLsrsjSt a jS. SS'lHSS's.-s Discuss Peace in Hungarian House round to the meter errors, nzie got down to cases He Aden 1 a Br.tish coaling, station and blast not connected with' as for business purposes There will ODlc that an advance on the British I ..__ be dav and evening ls ,n progress No alarm ter selection for chairman could-not m.an.nir cocemntj alii iio tnl. ,_ mi.. i__i. rf....i ...i. i been made than Robert Nlm- niHue asking glance As a practical man he must have had some idea of the power being consumed Did it never occur to him that the mill was get- Mr contended that Mr Keid had made an office job of his Mr Reid Replies militarism' the exclusion of the- Turks, the cession of the left bank of the Rhine and the creation of a greater Serma, including Bosnia It was true, the Chancelloi said, that there were some persons in the coun tries at war with Germany who took a sensible nosition, bat they were in the mmoritv, and the' voices like those of certain members of tbe Eng- lish House of Lords weie unheard Germany s could not be interpreted as a ot .lessening of strength, but 3iga were in view of the fact that the rerge. enemies he said, nadi tost their force People had ceased sneaking of a war The pretext that was bringing Europe to was> being waged tor the protection small nations had lost its persuas ive nowei in view of the recent events starve he continued, snbbra London, Dec. opening: of the ait contest vvcie honorable men, and, made Ellison capital cost of the plant at per Hungarian parliament nrov ided and had said it should he onlv "Small countries- are in Berlin, via London, Dec 9- -The argument that a unit system ot the installation should hue been adopted house, and referred great capitalization, federal council has'- authorised but has a separate organization, -will to lssne butter fat at the power the same time lo bread cnfdd which again to the oclals and ban b months which was out of all proportion combined nf ihpan unit to what it should he Mr McKcnzie re iterated his aigu- December ment that were power cheaper morel December flax MARKETS December wheit qiu-M onlv being to regulate the consumption of these ladies will attend the opening session Tuesday morning, when the addresse- ol welcome are bdng tendered, but meet apart In the afternoon Wednesday reports ot the officials will be presented and Thursday is election There will be general dlsciifcilona on these two daya Among (Be who will address the auxil- iary will be Miss Noble, of the Al- berta Women's tpWtute; Mc- Naughton, president of the Stakatrh ewan branch of the Grain Growers, and also by Mrs McKlnney, president of the Alberta W. 0. T V. 109% 39H USD ol power should be encouraged advertising Mr Reid said the local tf contractors had given a power rate 6c lower than ordmari con burners for the purpose ot giving them would he used The present load at the power house could be increased 50 per cent with a 10 per in- crease in cost In that case it should be the aim of the commissioner to Increase Inn load wherever ;poasiblt. Ho claimed Mr, Keid was to WEATHER High.......J.......55 27 Foricatt. Light mow falli or flur but moitly fair j and colder. an oppnrtumU of the use of the current It was up to the electrical do this The city was piactically paying them a bonus to do it Answerm? Mr McKcnzie's conten- tion that he had allowed the gas companj to get a foothold among the OK PAGE 3) return i all here lies ral ways strength ______ lit the root of Dr. Socialist Speaks 'Scheidmann's address was wived with a degree of ond oniv to that aroused chancellor's speech He reml house at the beginning of the that the Socialists had approved tlic attitude oi the German government A glance at the map, he continued j would show that Germanv, conscious of her strength and her success jCould now speak oi peace without running the risk oi being considered WMk hearted or dispirited Dr Scheme- i mann protested against the attitude of those who dream 01 annexation of much territory and-aiso agaimt the crusade m foreign countries in oppo- sition to "Prussian Militarism The French, he said, should abandon the j idea of annexing Alsace and Lorraine. "Although Qermauy had won enough successes with her acnues.' he continued, "they had been gamed at the price oi hear) sacrifices. _ Jn of the present situation (i question of peace was v all countries The difficulty, he sajd, lav m the lact that statesmen did not know to begin negotiations In this connection Dr Scheidemann spoke of the statement recently made f in the English house of commons by j Baron Courtenay, that the Hritist_ government would show itself. ____i___ to accept any suggestions end the war He releired to the t a tude of the Iwi.ir. socialists andvto the utterances of Count former Hungarian Premier Dr> Scheidemann insisted that these re- marks like those of Baron Courtenav In a letter received in Cal ga- fom Sergt 'Jacobs, it is stated that Sam jClutterbuck, who enlisted at Lethhrldge and whose oeath was announced In the Herald) several weeks ago, had the toil ot head blown oft bv "moiikejinfe an an exploded as Jacobs it Though] Clutterbuck ed Here, very little Ifc about him the'city. possible Germany might glory or having been the to speak of peace Approvt Rttnarka liter Chancellor Von Hollweg had made his patties made a joint d proving the Chancellor's and endorsing the view-that ditions ol peace nude alter there must he guaranteed many's safety, ami "even uiwir B i mmt 41 4 flies aiuitia'tion oJ ;