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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 11, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIII. LETHBRIBGE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1915 NUMBER 367 YOU ARE INVITED TO THE GYMKHANA, DEC. 16, 17, 18 WilMssue Order for De- in Need of Saloniki as Military Base New York, Dec. special cablegram tram Pans says: "It is officially .announced that yielded to the Allies' demands." To Demobilize Athens, Dec. 10, via Paris, Dec. 11. Greek government has made ar- rangements for the demobilization of .the ariay..It is expected a decree to Ihis effect will he .issued shortly Diplomatic negotiations with Greece seum no nearer a settlement, al- though the retreat of the .tlheil tropps makes some definite reply from Athens hourly more vital. In military circles it.is considered of primarj importance that SaloniU be retained as a base for future opera- tions even though the allied troops are forced to take refuge under the guns or the fleet Thousands Attempt To Force the Police and Insult the Royai Household London, Dec. dispatch to -the Exchange Telegraph Co. from Copenhagen says it is reported that peace demonstrations, of large proportions took place outside the Reichstag in .Berlin Thursday evening. thousand, per- says the dispatch, "en- deavored to force.their way into the Reichstag. .Crowds blocked the streets and stopped street can and and the three hours in restoring order. All the time the crowds kept up cries-of 'Peace, and.: even went so far as to'use intuiting language toward the royal House." CANADIAN CAVALRY TRAINING 'IN ENGLAND Christmas Message to Canadian Troops Ottawa, Dec The lent the Can aamn toldiera by H. R. H. the Governor Genera! of Canada: "Please convey to all Canadian troops in the Dominion of Canacfe and cverwas my very best wishet for Christmas In doing so I with to congratulate them upon, the sp'endtchmanner in which they have .come, forward for the defence of the Dominion and the Empire, and I feel sure that when called to the front they will worthily maintain the tradition of those 'who have preceded them Upper picture shows officers" taking a fence. In the lower one they have, encountered rough country Remember The Needy Ones Previously acknowledged "While times are good with rapst people after the big crop, there.are; many homes without the comforts of Wage earners are ill or -unable to get work, mothers are left famiMes to care for, and misfortune in one way or another makes it im- possible to look forward to .a happy 1 Christmas season. Those of us with means should see that brightness, and good cheer is brought to these homes Tne giUng do us good ana knov, that ,the gifts be worth to the recipients much more'tliah we can estimate. The Herald's Good Cheer Fund will find all the deserving people because it is' to 'be distributed by tlie Nursing Mission, art organiza- tion familiar with the poor of the city. Two weeks, from today, is Christinas. There is no time to delay. Let every good felldw send us a few .dollars: and. we will lie able to guarantee a bright and' happyi Christmas In many boms that today fear the }ery thought of Christmas I -Without money tliese- nomes ;.canhof-: provide the Christmas joys for the i little folks especially With money j there can. be provided for every home ot this kind the real spirit of mas. LoM Derby's Campaign Draws to Glorious Close Winnipeg, Man, Dec Dr. A B Baird. principal of Manitoba college, who m all probability will be moderator of 'the "General Assembly ot the Presbyterian church when it meets m Winnipeg next June, said today that the church union cause was lost Dr Baird has been for many years the most advo- cate of this great proposal and bis deep regret when be announced the failure of the plan was apparent. Dr Baird said that so far as Mani- toba was concerned there was not much difference ot opinion So far as the vole has been taken m the Pres- byterv of Winnipeg the result is about ten lo one in of the movement In certain congregations m this the vole still m process of being taken and returns are not in Prof Haird's hands, be being clprk of the J'rcsbytcry But he hah no doubt about its character Some arrangements might be made vheiebv a large measure of co-opera- tion might be undertaken in the but union he said, out of tiit1 question ThG vole in the Man- lime Provinces and in Ontario was, niioiar as it had been taken, much than on previous occa- sions., when 70 per cent, was favor- able, he believed tha't unquestionably there nould be a majontj for the union at IJie present time, but it would be small, and under the cir- euii1 stances no doubt the entire pro- ject; would be gneii up. HUNGARY DECIDES TO MAKE PEACE Londiin, Dec 10 EJC- change Telegraph Go's Geneva telegraphed to- day that he from reliable sources that as resolved to make peace without the consent of either Austria or Germany Great demonstrations' in'.'favor'.; of peace are occurring through out the correspond- ent reported. Paris, Dee; and Great Britain decided today to contiEU? the campaign in the Balkans and agreed on. military measures designe-l.td'as- sure the security of the expeditionary forces which landed .at Saloniki. Vn official announcement issaed this afternoon indicates that French; and British troops are being withdrawn from Serbia Paris, De-- of-an ur gent character relating to the conduct of the war were settled on complete understanding todajy at tlie New York X Y., Dec. 11. The conference of of Great British freighter iwrnngharn, sugar Bntam and France Premier Briand f laden put back toward New York and War Secretary Gailfem acfed for isoon after die had passed quarantine, France, and Sir Edward Secre fire having broken out aboard. She tary of State for Foreign Affairs, and passed quarantine leturmng with Field Marshal Earl Kitchener, Secre- smoke pouring from her holds i tary ot State War, tot England Fire on Liner AILIES10 Londoii; Dec, final day for recruiting under the plan of the Eirl 61 Derby findiujiio 1 diminution in the crowds -which, besieged the recruiting stations EL the rush medical mation tau become as perfunctorj as the of the recruit's name, and it is matty of J.nose -who come forward will" be rejected nhen called for, active, service. Dec. except perhaps in the closing hours of a hea'ted general election, has never -virtually the whole city presented today with the Earl of recruiting plan per- iod today to close tomor- rpw at having little more Shah 24 ;hours to run. Tens, of thousands of workmen, clerks and shpji girls spent their halt parks and streets, watch- 'ag- and participating in the recruit- ing Vpiong them were thous- ands of soldiers'; recruits .and veter- ans. There were occasional shouers, but the crowded bands, marched about playing patriotic airs In parks and open squares speeches were both .civilian orators and clergymen. Everybody was( en- gaged in discussing enlistment and the question oE sen ice ver- sus consciption was argued hotly Reports1 of similar scenes.came from provincial towns. TO COMMUTE SENTENCE OF MRS.HAWKES WINNIPEG OFFICER MISSING Ottawa, Dec was receiv- ed by the mliltla department tonight that Lieut. J Oalt, of SliatUconn's Horse. Is reported missing His neit of kin Is John Gait, 321 lloaly.i road, Civic Candidates Sum Up Arguments in Last Meeting The last joint meeting of the CIVIL i pumps here for one year He said it campaign was held last tvening at was impossible now to get rid o! the Flectwood school, and a fairlv large I white elephant of a plant, but it was audience was m attendance The com-1 possible to cut down repairs and candidates deviated very lit-1 depreciation. tie from the beaten path of other i Mr Freeman quoted again the coin- meetings, npr did they depart great-1 parison of Moose Jaw coal prices and ly from the well-established lines oi Lethbridgc prices. Moose Jaw paying Ottawa, Dec.; is under- stood th'e cabinet has determined upon a commutation of the death sentence imposed upon Mrs. .Jen- nie Hawses, for the murder of her :husband near Wetaskiwiti. will, it is said, be Imprisoned for 10 years. Has Not Yet Decided Ottawa; Dec. 11. The Governor- General not yet signed the re- commendation of the cabinet for mei cy for Hawkes, commuting her to ten years' imprisonment Until the order is.signert by His Royal High- ness, she' is not commuted The Duke of Connaught takes a great interest in capital cases ar-d i insists on going over all the carefully In one instance since he as suroed office he objected to the cabi- net's decision and exercised his pre- rogative.' The case was reconsidered and the pnvj council revoxed its first order TOat he will do in the case of Mrs' Hawkes cannot be said The pre- mature announcement that the cabi- net fcad recommended a commutation to ten years' sentence has caused ai cles pptrograd, via London, Deo. 11 The report' 'that -.Austrians and Ger- mans are evacuating Lemberg, the capital of Galina, was received here Bulgarians Have Suffered Great Losses in Attacks on French Rear Guards Re-inforcing Bulgars London, Dec. latest news "rom the Balkans indicates that tlie. iliiLs aft still falling hick hut with out siiffeimg lobbes tiiiuiel on the first days of retreat, when the pur- iuing Hulgariaiis attacked the rear ;uanls repeatedly. I'ads reports, that n these actions the 'French inflicted icavy losses on the" pursuers by their artillery ike. The British-public-re- ceived ii shock in the form df'ii Sakm: iki dispatch slating that Gievgcli had been occupied by two ilix'isipns of German troops. Later reports, .how- ever, state this important nosition is not yet within range'of .the invaders' Gicvgeh is on the Greeffion .Jer near the Vardar .river and com- mands the railroad north" from Salon- ki. The town first came into promi- nence during tho present.conflict as ;he headquarters oi -tvphiis hob pital of Dr. James Donnelly -of New York, diul in Nish in Feb- ruary last. AHted Force inadequate It is generalh conceded the present orces of the allies, are inadequate to cope the Bulgaria and Central powers, whose armies, according to. tin: statement credited to Piehiier ttadoslavoff, of Bulgaria, now number Heavy Fighting Athens, Dec. Telegrams rece'iy- eil from the Greek frontier say the retreat of the allies continues in spoil order. A quantity- of amniunition materials ami also some artillery, IhaVf a'iDj U unused into Greek terti- 1 the are arming in umbers at the frontier station Idiee n 01 Ctiev geli Fighting has been very severe. vTh'e {lilies hate repulsed furious attach bv tlu cncim, and the French rcar- guard has been heavily engaged There is an unconfirmed report that Ger- man cavalu it, operating the Bulgarians in attacks against thi Aliss D B Cherry, a talented who took up tho iand near Ken Dayton this spring, and passed through the city yesterday on her uay to Calgary Miss Cherry purchased the land in March, put in SCO acres of wheat, and this fall threshed an over 5G bushels1 to the acre, taking bushels 200 acres Miss Cherry 'took up the land here last spring against (he advice of her bankers in the States, and against the advice of nearly all the friends she bad One friend, however, she had v-ho advised her'to buy the land, and slie ia blessing that friend toda> Miss Cherry, before coining to Can- ada, ivaa a of Newark, Ohio. She has attained some reputation as an artlfet, and uas prominent in many circles in the middle states She was1 secretarj o? Jury of Awards of the St Louis has oc-> cuplcd other prominent positions. Miss Cherry, 'while this year hav made so much money in wheat, doe! not believe in putting Mug Into wheat, and she is gradually gathering together a very spleddld selection1 iive stock on her farm, which she tlvlty, a manages herself She 'is a poultry I hatural spring ot A remarkable revival of business in the city has been evident during the bast few days, and it is borne the evidence of travelling men and jjthers TV ho are coming in and oat of the city that this is about the Ixlsiwt spot in the whole province just al-the present time, in proportion, of course, to the population Travelling Baton state that Lethbridge is the City in the province where hotel ucojiQBflb flation is at a premium, and a pfoe- perity seems to here that in ttot so evident at other points! All the merchants report that Christmas trade is opening up In manner that reminds one Of the good old days three or four years ago. stores are crowded and the BtTMti are thronged, particularly lit af- ternoon, with shoppers, from Uie countryside, of business report fancier, and has a sfiepdM collection of thoroughbred birds'! and IB also bringing in some very fine horses and from the aanterii states' farm ing has not been in Mr line previous- ly, but she Is of a'determined sort, and she does not see" why wonuji who is able to undertake, the, should not make as big .a success, oi farming In this land oVopportanlUr an extent which has not i -i -iS, lenccd in the two j as any man. forth once more tivitj of the mines of course for briskness in tni the great the srMtsr ness Is the fact that now in their. a good deal of em and this money, in through the Channels ;