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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 10, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIII. LETHBRIDGB, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1915 NUMBER 306 REMEMBER TO VISIT THE GYMKHANA AT LETHBRIDGE Populace Believes Only Revolt Will Force Huns to Make Peace With the Allies Paris, Bee. Rome corres- pondent of the Journal sdmls the fol- lowing "Zurich despatch states that violent demonstrations in favor of peace have taken, place in. Berlin. The police were obliged to charge, the crowds. Windows of stores and cafes -were smashed during the rioting. Sol- diers in the crowd took an active part Jn the disturbances." Revolt May Force Peace Berne, via. Paris, Dec. manifestations" hay e occurred not only at-Berlin.but at Dresden and Leipzig, according to'the German correspon- dent of the Tage JJacht. The corres- pondent adds thaOhe conviction, pre- vails among the masses in Germany that only a revolutionary .outbreak would; force "tie.-government to make peace Appointments To School Staffs At the "public school hoard meeting last night T Hamilton was appointed principal of the Hardievifie school m lattice of Mr Phillips who has been transierred to Galbraitb I Af A. Murdoch was appointed teacher_of the primary .department at Hardie- ville. Miss Gray had sent in her re- Bignation, which, was accepted. .Christmas Holidays Tt- was decided to close the schools on the. afternoon of December -23rd lor the'Christmas'vacation-ami1 reopen them on the morning of January 3rd, 1916. Gets Increase Owing-to the war there has been a few changes-in the janitors of the various schools-and' last night a let- ter from E. Bates was read stating that In comparison with the other jan- itors he was not getting as much sal- ary as. he should be. .An increase of 'per month was eventually given him. Financial Statement The financial statement for Novem- ber showed an increase of and an expenditure of 989 11 The board now has an. overdraft of ?23, 997.75. It was stated that there would be an overdraft on December of about 000 00 Included in the accounts for pajinent this month was one tor the big sum of 4 cents less 1 cent dis count The firm sending it had pud 2 -cents postage, -and it was decided to forward them a check. Question, How much does tno firm get' Stranger Run Over in C.P.R. Yards, Dies in the Hospital; Another Takes Own Life vie- 1 in a horrible manner. lie was rushed Two fatalities, in which thc tims were both total strangers city, occurred last evening and this j js known of thc man morning. In the first case, Joe Bar-1 locally. Ifi.s body was removed, tu row-dale, while apparently attempting Kctte'rly's iindcriakinn parlors. to board a freight train' in thc C.I'. Evidently Suicide H. vai'ds last evening about I) o'clock, I man Hansen who was' lound was run oier by. the train and both dead in the B. C. cafe, registered his legs severed! lie died shortly af- i there last night for a room, and did tcrwanls In Palt hospital. Coroner not register his place of residence, lluihphiries is'holding an inquest to-1 This morning the Chinese proprietor morrow afternoon at the police slti- j of the cafe, discovering the. door of tiou at 2 o'clock. the bathroom locked, forced it open, This morning at 10 30, the body and found Hansen hanging from the of A. Hansen, another stranger, was skylight. He had evidently taken his found hanging by a rope from the own life. Thc body had apparently skylighl of the bathroom in the B. bec-n hanging there for some time, as C cafe opposite the police station, jit had grown cold. No papers what- ever were found on the dead man whereby his identity could be estab- lished. The body w-ns removed to po An inquest was held this morning by j Coroner Humphries at the police sta- tion. Horribly .Mutilated The TOan Barrow-dale, who was kill- he body was remov undertaking parlors. Hearst's sen is believed to be the man Han- u who ed in the C P H yard's, was accord- i attempted suicide a day or so ago, ing to all appearances evidently try- was prevented from doing so. ing to board a freight train which was just pulling out of the yards. He The jury in the Hansen case return- ed a verdict at noon of death by sui- Bushels, Await- ing Shipment to Eng- land, Destroyed at Erie, Pa. Erie, Pa., DEC. of the clipped beneath the wheels and sever- cide. The Jury were C.Pagnuelo lid. _ al cars passed over his body, cutting King, John Wales, Jas. Mor- Line off both legs, and mutilating the body ris and Ed. Bruce. three ..ncnor Line Make Soiiie More of Them Happy Previously acknowledged A T. Lomas S. Crest Total to The Herald Christmas fund is not very far away from the mark, but Christmas is not very far away either and the Nursing Mission knows of many needy homes to which it can bring cheer through the Herald Fund. Help the fund along with your dollar today. There are many demands just now but a dollar is not a big amount. Already some have giv- en who can Ml afford to give, but who are willing to sacrifice a lit- tle in order that some one else more needy may enjoy Christmas with a little of the happiness that should be evervbody's lot at this time of the year. I Allies Have Strengthened Line Against Bulgars Who are Badly Exposed to British Machine Gun Fire BELIEVES PEftGE London. Dec. speech of the German Chancellor Dr. Von Bethmann- Hollvvog, before the Reichstag Thurs- nslvely by London news pa today.' The Chan, cellor's utterances are described-.edit- colorless and and ail attempt, to present the pic ture of Germany waging a purelv de fenslve war against enemies which and starve her All of the newspapers'characterize as fal- lacious the chancellor's argument in RELATIONS 1H Washington, Dec. atic relations with Austria-Hun- gary are in danger of being brok- en off by the United States unless urgent demands of American note to Vienna for disavowal of the sinking .of the Ancona and repar- ation are complied with. m the company here, .were destroyed bv Ore early today witty their contents of about bushels of wheat. The loss is estimated, at A third elevator .holding bushels of wheat was saved by the lireinen. The wheat canic from Canada and await- ed shipment to Great Britain I'd: allies. Berlin, hv wireless to Sayville, N V., Dec. to informa- tion received here the Anglo-French expeditionary in the Halkans has con- tinued its retreat and has now en- tirelv evacuated Serbian territory Grave Situation London, Dec. the morning newspapers comment on what they characterize as the grave situation ol the entente torces in faerbia The Although the pursuit of the Ser- bians continues, it. is apparent from the proportion which the Macedonian conflict is assuming that the major part of the Bulgarian army has di- verted its attention to the Allies. The outcome of the battle now in progress is awaited with great anx- iety in England, as> it will determine in a great measure the ture for the entente powers in ..the Balkans The numerical superiority of the. spondent of thc Chronicle, I bS Bribing attacks says with the British. Grave doubts arc Montreal, Dec. at the public -meeting at Maisonneuve hist night on the subject of French-Canad- ian national rights, Henri Bourassa trreath tacilitate is icallj Riiur declared that the most important rilla warfare On different occasions question for the French-Canadians, arc engaged in fighting which more resembles that ot the1 previous Balkan wars thin opuations mmihai in Prance and Fl.mdeis The countn is rough and mountainous and mists the suddenh lifting has left the Bulgarians in a exposed nosi even -more important than the war, tlotl to front which -that of their national rights. Only has allowed the maxims., to the French-Canadiaus .henise can t protect their rights, he said, and they or thc aHied line has have the means to ilo .so. The viola- Up noining of martial importance, but rc voiced here as to the ability of .thi, British forces to repel the -increasing momentum of the Bulgarian attaclc: There is no indication, that thc British or French have yet, found it necessary to withdraw ther than the positions mentioned in recent official communications With the Bulgarians in their posi- tions at Demirkapau and the advance ViChi of in the neighborhood of -Petrovo, south of Strurnnitza sta- tion, the French wedge in Macedonia is threatened from both sides The allied retreat toward the Greek boi- DEATH OF COWLEY LADY The death occurred at Kamlopps, B. C., ,on Friday, December 3rd.'or- Mrs. C. Buchanan-White. The deceas ed, who was in her- 33rd year, had TORONTO AGAINST CHURCH UNION. Toronto, Dec. R. Tibb, of the Presbytery .'.of.. Toronto, announc- ed today that .the 98 Presbyter ian congi egdtionb hav e forwarded reports of the ballot-on church: union. The votes of the-elders and commu- nicants give a majority, of 498 "against union. Out of onlv 14.756 voted; The church ad- herents gave against union a majority "of twenty Candidates Present Views To the Residents of Staffordville Tliero was little excitement and lit- Keid said it was-impossible to pre- tle new material brought forth at the vent bunching with the present differ commission candidate's meeting lu ence in the lengths of belt lines pnd tlit Miners' Hail, North last routes. He 'said the .'commissioners e enmg the candidatib confined themselves, tluefl) to tluir previously were hojs anvioiis to gut the battnrj ind otlici troops tt tl e fair inent oripd atguments, and to retut- grounds just as reasonable, a fare as insr statements inadt hi thc other possible, aim this matter had not jet tre felloe ML Mclvcnrip weighed heavilj I been ciospd up but he said on the electrical end of the utilities I piestnt tune tint the workmgnen uid tiic error in inelcr mdmps were (getting ff tickets for 25c and while Mr ie0man what limited to hours and he thought that lie thought was i VMont, sjbtcm of in giung anj uirthei cheap f arcs f the sleam plant at ihe pthvcr house Tsoihingmtn should nuivi some con- wlnle Air Rpid as usu.il wis Kept si deration also He said was were interred iu the foulev ceme teij on Tuesday last The sen ice was held in tie Anglican chuich and conducted b% the Rev C W Smith The husband and one lit tie daughter are left to mourn her loss regard to the analogs between Brit boon HI for sometime The remains in Greece and the Ger man invasion of Belgium The Evening Standard say Di BethmannHollwegs speech disposed of the idea that Germans intends to ask for peaie This newspaper con siders the prospect of; peace as per- haps more remote at this moment than at any other period since the out- break of the War. It contends that any assumption ,'that Germany's zeal is weakening will; merely, lead to un- pleasant surprise- the .spring at which time Germany hopes -to -surpass her previous achievements. Macleod, Dec. the inquest on the death of M. C. McLean, adjourned IN SIAIES Washington, Dec. William has personally withdrawn Captain, Boyed and Captain Von Papen, naval and military, attach- ,es.- of the German embassy here, and has made a personal request .that: the United States secure safe conducts for them and their suc- cessors. This was formally an- nounced late today by Secretary Lansing. same as that which inspired Ger- many and otnei great empires, that of universal domination, Canadian Soldier's Death Suspicious British Lose Guns Berlin, via Dec. the battle between Bulgarian.and. British forces in southeastsrn Serbia; ten- guns were captured .from the'British, thc war oificc announced today. Bulgars Outnumber Allies London, Bulgarians, hcauH lemfoicsd and well supported by artiHerj are renew ing- violently j their attack upon the Franco British assault night passed great import- says thc icport of this aftei noon, from the war office. "In paicne, fighting with grenades is be- stages and is uov, approaching the climax of intensity London Dec 10 sensational was mails at Their Hampshire, Thursday afternoon of the has gone through all the both of beigeant Ozanne to a Canadian battalion, m the stable of the house used as an officer's mess. A-carving knife and bloodstained tow- Iel lound m the One ar- rest has I made Lieut Cotlerre was arrested anil brought bcfoib magistrates at White Hill in conrection with the death of the French Canadian Ser- geant Ozanne, bocH wasfound terribi} mutilated in a barn adjoin- ing the officers'. mess. The date the inquest'has not been ing on the main situation which s the Serbian retreat has shiitecUsouth- ward Quiet on British Front London, Dec 10 Fighting along the front the British are fac- ing the Bulgarians uas suspended Wednesday and a period 01 quiet whic.ii began then continued Thursday morning, sajs a Heuter dis- patch from Saloriiki today Casualties 01 the allies since the fighting on Monday have not been considerable, it IB declared, while the losses of Bulgarians are thought to have been heavy Interned Enemies Had Plotted To Get Away until WeJnesdij moraine, Crown. ing" continued During Thursdaj the ridge Prosecutor; W." M. Campbell K. C. rep- resented the'Crown, Mr, Hugill, of.Qal- garj represented the rauwa} com pariy and Colin Macleod, barrister of "Macleod repiesented the family of the deceased, Sergt Piper RNTVUP and Chief Police Lawson were also in atten- dance. The first witness called: was ..Tames A Beittic a >ard helner OP the C P "R. yards here, who swore that on Mqn- daj night he saw Air McLean on the platform after the Calgan train tame He was standing close to the west end of the platform. We: took the dining car on the scale track and then-went back up with the; sleeper on the main line. I opened: the Switch and then got off. T could not .say at what rate the engine was going the regulations are ten miles an hour I noticed the switch engine "was a-long time coming back and I stopped the western train. I went down; the plat form and saw the liodj It had then been taken off the track. At this point the witness 1'eing eu dentlj unwell the taking of the re uuw" warding oft (he shafts thPt ere possible to me thi batten the -nainderuiriito evidence was; postpon- auncd at his administration rite isked for iiimelv 10 tick ea] Mr Reid-spoke first and repeated ets for 25c his si laments that half the present1 Mr McKenzic had said enemv was (Irhehvbeyond the .south of Saint Souplet. EUREKA ELECTORS SATISFIED Grassj Lake Dec 10 A full coun oil --of sis for the Rural of Eureka was elected by. acclamation at Purple Springs on Mondij after noon at a largely attended meeting of ratepayers. council will be J J McLellan H N Barrett J R Fletcher, Parkfer Carruthers, .James Palmer 'and Alfred Roberts. The last two are the only new members ing the place of Charles Scott who enlisting, and the late Neill M. Stalk- er. t The. financial statement was submit- ted .and. explained Jn. detail b ert McLach'ian and there was no crit- icism o[ it or. this .year's, council F Hinck ofiicer MEETING TONIGHT that 'Dr.. was then H. N. Kennedy of .Macleod evidence mas i (luung lOlt and thai Ur eluded the cost of coal for the pump- inp- of Mater not charge kblc to electric power i i- liefernmz to the street railway Mr i did about it, thej soon }I was ridins on the lower step of lose their respect (or him sleeping car I a Ijfng on Mr Reid dealt niitb.the matter ot the at once signahed to the i Stafford; illc lifhts'-tHc engineer with mv lamp It'was a dark night There were no east that the lirst petition in 1911 cover I da (CoMUiUED 61, PAGE 6) ox PAGE The last meeting .of tlie civic campaign, so far as all the can- didates are concerned, be held this in Fleetwood at 8.30. :5Ir. McKenzie will hold a ineetlns in the Min- hail North ward on Sit mdav evening MAKKETS December wheat May Sbneat December oats flax WEATHER High Low..... and cold. card their rifles and equip themselves Golden, B C Dec iQ j Owing to thc rugged nature of thc guarding ml rned alien enemies at country and deep snow, escapes could their Field been slcsping upon arms during the past week, owing; to a ui evidence that a for liberty was conteniplatid. Parties from Field: report that dur- ing the tne guards discovered a general suilmess on the patt of some the prisoners and seer ting trouble, not get tai away from the camp un- less assisted from the outside, and it is believed that in sonic inanner'com- inumcation established without- side parties V stricter supervision is Icing maintained as regards aliens suspect- ed oi being enemies, and during the past week d German homesteader, named Smith, living at Mobeily, was maintained a closer scrutmj on their brougfit in bj Chief'Constable Suth- Uhen tlie time came for erlanri, and is being held in jail pend- retirmic the men went to theii'duai ing investigation'bv thp mihtarj au- ters-as usual, but ol them re- mained clothed as it lot a ]ourni} It now that the plot eluded overpowering a guard making a dash for the hills thonties Suspicion was attracted, to Smith through discrepancy in his statements as to American cttizen- But for the timelj diseoven of the and ship and his application for natural- nation, in vhieh he deposed that he plot serious suited, tioible have re- was a native of Posen, Germanv, and had not resided m am countrj but Canada for four past Patriotic Ball at Magrath Will be Well Attended .30 .14 10 crand pa- triotic ball this evening ipromises to be the of the season and, the, cominiltei in charge are hopeiul ot 9 neat sum to turn in to lha Patriotic Fund The tirket selling competition among UIP students 1ms aioused kcdn main, and with tbe temporary lull m threshing opeiations, a great num her more of men and bojs w 11 be present, and so the size of the crowd will be liappih increased Funeral of Child Funeial services over the remains of little Maij Ffclger, aged ten, daughter of Gollib were held iVt Wt rttiesday at twd o'clock The child had been m lit health for tM past three years and ___ ___, ____-______ itnalh succumbed to a Complication w ith a steel helmet, goggles, mask, a of ttQlibles The Lutheran ramisier and a formtdablo kitchen from Lethbi knife The moflcrn French soldier re- vices The sym sembles a movie highwayman Sly is extended Constantinople, Dec 10 official repoit shcn out licrr tbat the Turks aie steadily gaining ascen- In and thit British expedition, following Its retreat from the Ticlnity of is offering less effective At tht DardantllW On the Dardanelles front gagements the set- lt_ 4 or ttnr waa m -I witlidraw. ;