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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 14, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta WINNIPEG WHEAT May option.........'..... .July option.............. 123% WEATHER Forecast: Snow: decidedly cold VOLUME VIII. LETIIBRIDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, PECEMHEH II. 19M NUMBER :i BRITISH TORPEDO SINKS TURKISHMTTLESHIP ALLIES GATHERING IMPETUS; HOLLWEG'S SON IS CAPTURED lo gather impetus, and is meet-1 In the same region the with stubborn resistance from! claim to have made substantial pro Herman troops who have There also has been more eft to hold the western line while i lighting around Ypres (that bone (t their comrades are battling with the; contention of Russians in the east. The French! HIOAVY FIGHTIN'O IN I'OLAND lave been particularly active in the The battles in I'olaml continue il Woevre rcirion where they have been most without intermission and, while tryim; to'cut off the Germai: force i both Russians and Germans announce ___; ir. rr.-iit'liik'wl 1 i -mil t 111' ratltlirc Ol Dl'ISf II jyltjaNd-J. Paris, Dec. 14.-T.he official report given out i" Pans this atter- has been nothing of import- ance to report between the sea and "In the region of the Aisne, to Hie north-west of Soupir, the enemy bom- barded violently our entrenchments. We replied and demolished hiB posi- tions. Thero were no infantry attacks from one side or tlie other. "In the Argonne, at the forest ot Logru'ie, we have made slight progress by tho use of mines. There 'were no attacks from the..enemy. "On tha heights of tSa -Mouse, there has b6en: violent cannonading. Bat, teries of the enemy would appear to lave bean moved' to positions further north. "In the Woevre district, after hay- ing occupied a line of entrenchments aloiiff a front of 500 yards. in the for- est of our troops, re- jiiiioed two .violent counter-attacks. "in Alsace, our advance has brought our front to a line that paBBes 425 yards to the north of Stelnbach, thence to Pont d'e Brinighoelen, 1300 vards to the west of Eglinu." ITOUAVEtVS SON CAPTURED Paris, Deb 14, 12.10 reaching .here today from Berne, Switzerland, state, that a son of the Chancellor. Dr. Von Bethman Hollweg, has been injured seriously at flussian Poland, and that Jie has: been captured by the Rus- GATHER IMPETUS London, Dec. -the French! I] and the German official reports to Saturday as a quiet day. They I contain evidence, however, that iVie Allies1' offensive .Movement is bezin- whicli projects like an arrowhead to St. Jlihiel on the- south: ASTUIDK GERMAN COMMUNICA- TIONS successes and the capture oi prise n ers and guns, apparently no .decisiu i result, has been reached in any sentb of contests. The Hermans are still ill The German report, shows that Jof-Ilivmns heavy blows at the Russian frc's men have reached a point mid- centre where they assert they Icol way between St Mibicl-aml I3onl a 111, 000 prisoners and forty machine Moiissen, so they must have while to the south ol across the German line of comtmmi-i where ihc Russians are on the ol cation but they lost six hundred men frasive ('.rand Duke Nicholas records in prisoners and a large number in I the capture of I.OflO prisoners, four killed and woundtd. 'guns and seven machine guns. GENERAL- DIMITRIEFF Russian commander, who, with troops, is -'reported to be storming IRRIGATION AT IS CHEAP; FIGURES OF EXPERT PROVE THAT Director Newell of Uncle Sam's Rsclamation Service Tells Interesting Facts PROHIBITION DEFEATED IN NEW ZEALAND S DARDANELLES IS 5. ROWS MINES 14.-A issued by uHirml bureau today aiy onn.M.s thai il..- T.irkisl, balllcsl.ip M.ssudieh has been torpedowl by a British ulmiariiH'. Tin-..Iliciul Immui slalciiKMit is as Jollows: submarine 15-11 in rln.rjfp of hicnf. Commamler fcormnii B. Ilollmmk of iliV en.oml Hie Dardanelles and m spilo of the difli- dived under live rows of mines and torpedoed the, lurkish oatlle- Ishin .Messudieh u'liieh was Hie mine fields. j pursued by -run lire and torpedo boats the B-l I returned safely i-ii'ler subinei-iivd on one occasion for nine, hours. :j "When last seen the Messudieh was sinking by ilie sieru. i SENATOR DEVEBER CLAIMS STURDEE AS OLD SCHOOLMATE C 3. PW11 IE North Lethbridge Raises Ob- jection to Report of the Sub-committee HALF A BILLION of I It is 'altogether likely that those, members of the Citizen's Assessment Petitions 'for- water- on. -be-half the farmei-s arei' eluded under Jlie.-iiroposed Old -Man river diversioiV project; or Letb- bridge Northern project, are bcgliJ- ning itRrtjK. Hoaid of being "sent .iif to the atlthovities- at Ottawa. One petition, covering the district, Immediately ad' jacent to the Picture, Uutte pqs.t of- iiqe, arrived on Saturday, and is signed up hy 130. farmers. There are numerous other petitisns, covering other districts included in. the. scheme, and it is expected that the -total num- ber of signatories wilj he well up in i the hundreds before '.the canvas is I complete. One thing is significantly outstaiid- The majority: of tlie farmers re- members oi T-nc mg. i m- mnjunuj v.i committee. the north side siainB north of want. wili enter a'stvong protest agaiitsl i tion. Thei'e may he, a few sceptics in i-wrPSKP in thR NTm-th Lcthbrklfl-c around Barons, where Wellington. X.Z., Dec. An indication or the defeat ol national prohibition is -given a documentary count of'the liolls made public here, ;is fel- lows: The vote of otiO license districts gives for national prohibition, for nation- ill continuance, Iii 12 districts having no license dis trjct, the vote for national pro- hibition is and for mi tional coatinuance Dr. Brett Likely to be Alberta's Next Lieut Governor ImportantLmk on Crow's Nes Line Opened Up Last Friday GOETHALS WANTS TWO DESTROYERS Washington, U.C.. Dec. Col. Goetlials. governor of the Panama Canal zone, today reit- erated his that tv.-o torpedo boat destroyers he sent, to Canal Zone waters lo lire- vent violation of neutrality thrcueb the mis-use of wire- less ami the takinK on of sup- plies'by helljgerpnl. vessels Though Some Doubt, Believe Hero of Falkland Battle is St. John Boy Ottawa, Dec. governorships oi Alberta vcar. 14. The lietiteuant ___ _. Saskatchewan and avoid the bea L thbndfee will be on the highway Irom Winnipeg and the to the Pacific Coast, after to- morrow when, the Kootenay Central bnm.h of the diladian Pacific Rail-1 will be officially openeMqr iraf- W Sit- TfiiK me ruts out tile heavy O> 4 guide at Meld and'-runs from Ward ner -hear. Crannrook; u a -r sale was and. thai the inurcas- Trade, quotes the' tallowing F. es .sanctioned by Mr. Gilmorc arejl-l. Newell, .Director, oi- the United unjust.--- I States Reclamation servien, ca .the TIieyV'succBedcd in Iiaring '-their cost per acre of watering arid lamjs, views'- taken cognizance of at a recent a subject over which- -there.- has .been meeting of the committee ot the 'considerable difference of opinion. The the committee failed to Canadian irrigation authorities, have bring in "a 'majority report gave surveyed the area .nrcposefl to .br. ir- tiic subcommittee's report a two rigated, and have arrived at as weeks' hoist.'- i the tentative estimate -of the cost per A hurry-up meeting of- the full1 acre. commil'tec was called for last C., dav night, -but owing to the short) L. S. Reclamation Service. notice, none of the North Lethbridse ilr. G. W. Pearson, mcmbecs were able -to attend, and Picture Butte, Alberta, sub-committee's was par- Dear Your letter requesting -tially. adopted -in" -their absence. Now information in regard to the cost oi the North LethUridgc members are irrigation has-been referred to claiming that (here was no -quorum this office for reply: at the1 meeting and that any action The cost of construction of an ir- lakcn is void.- rigation project depends upon.: so The ..increases' proposed, mean that many engineering ;and other Condi- property on -13th street will be in-' tions that it is impossible to Rive an creased" From 25 to 30 per cent., and estimate without ''knowing many of that tots east and west of J 3th street these conditions This can onh be with a frontage feet will he i obtained after v (.areful examination "Continued on Pago OPERATE ON KAISER Geneva, Switzerland, Dec. report reached Basel from Berlin this morning that Emperor Wi.'liam v ill be obliged to undergo an operation of the throat, when he has recovered from his -present illness which is not consdered serious. {Continue I on Page 2) Herald's Santa Glaus Fund Since. Saturday afternoon the and liaie pledged thitmehcs nld Stali Ciatis fund icpresenting; along with th" other cmploveci, the contributions of the "goodfel- lows' oi jhe cilv, has jumped lo tsi Oi The fit) cops to i man designated thai tire r contributions, llns month should 'go lo thcj-lerald fund, as they know that'the whole oi it win reach acltnl sufteiing Ihev also know, ...v.. from personal conlict that actual jority of their giving- fron siiffering cp inost severe nature'will go toward form exists right here in I cthbiidgc, and relief, that if is to half T real The Musicians Union is abo due th" to give a day s each month dut ing the duration ot the wat to some form of relief -ind this month decieled that thcy: would all he hap- pier if someone right town received the henelit Ibcv know that a iieed exists, for they come face to face with it even- clay, and the ma from 'now oi form of local rich' Borne, Dec TORPEDO BOATS Austrian tor naian, Borne, Dec wo usrn Bruns pedo boats ire reported sunk in the Adriatic, says a mcMage here from Trieste today. LISHIVOIEIS la I v. iuu.i anillery under ilajor-aeneral French, RA. and Joined the.Mounted Police in 1S73." He'commanded the Mounted Police employed in the Rockies during ruuue miral, ami wno na.s smcr icuneti. the construction of the CP.P... coin- "Charlie.'.' Drury, manded the cavalry and scouts of, aiajor-General. column fine new country, wonderfully, rv. r m naturil re onrces. iing the Northwest campaign of liS5 Lethbiidge ins just cause to rejoice. He was in the klomlyke m chalge of along ind Coldeu whlc IDIluge II IS JUSL cause lu i-te ill t people of Wardner j the Mounted Police during the gold on the onenhifi: of the new and also in be standard every j meniber oMhe coiiiiei, '9S-'9n Out ol these lads was a '.'Fred.'.. Sturdei-. Another was.Fred Pike, son of t'apt. I'ikc, and a cousin of the Senator's, who was .later an ad- miral, and who has retired. now Sir Charles Carter. Dtu- retired, second Sea: Lord 1903 to lo the Queen, to IS99' H.C.H., (i.C.V.O.C.K.'C.B., 7Thi famou Rogers Pass tiinnfi el- j raised the Lord Stnilhcona iminated 50 ner cent, of the Field commanded then grade, but.tli2 new cutoff will elimin- ate it altogether for both freight and pessenqer tlaffu. via Lethbridge and 'the s Ne t Pass. etc. The foiirtl of the Jlalfa Admiral Si- in.' charge d Stnilhcona Horse, and duri'ig the Boer i rapid. He entered tho-navy m ISil, war" and was 'mentioned iiy Kitchener j was captain in and a Rear Ad- in dispatches. He bus ialely been a j imral in WuS. lie- participateu. in llr in dispatcncs rie DBS ..jiieiy UKUH u- j mum m m. OC of Jiilitary district No." 10, Win-1 Egyptian war in 1SS3, .and; .received t-.irilal. the Alexandra _ the Kgjpiian tiieda'l. the Alexandra clasp and the Khedive's bronze star. Ik was assistant lu. die-Director of Making Griniiii Alfalfa .Seed on a Alberta Dry Land Farm is not such .a grim business as it and it Ask Mr. Kane. that n anjonr is to i real i nc .unsicians union i" those of us who are sinccrest thanks ot the Herald more fortunately lixcd should saeri-jits hountifnl as arc all the oth fice a iiltlc. The 'policemen arc. a erotis anil hig-h'earled lot of "Betler than a hank account for it never fails nor goes into tht. hands of a receiver; proof, for cold decs not injure it and heat makes it grow all tlu hotter floods will not drown it and fires will not kill it as n horcr it is equal to an arlcs m well, it loves water and it hores to reach it. When growing if there is no stopping it. Begin cnt- IIIIL i 20 icic lieltl and n >otn list mid is handled at one end the field, it is ready to cut it the o'hrr end I-or Itll ing i milk tan it is equal to i liimh pump C ittle it htgs ficten on it ind t hunun hoist dm res. ni thing else II gncs i finnei Mho can glow it Ihe drop on dn Once stirted 'oirx the lintl it will tn In I a ot C anadnn thistles or i fust mortijige hut olill to make happier mi What it it Nothing could do all thrse things and be thing lint ill falfa. -The field shown above yielded one i crop of hay in 1913 and seed that was north its in gold, in in I en one knous Charles "Alfalfa" rigatioiiltss farm at iron lane th uealest alialia fan in visited last snniii'.ei in Cinadi Mr. Kane is shown I bridge'Hoard of Trailr. in tht photonrlph holding alolt a I The seed was planted i.-n suinmcr- ol his mini, raised on his ir-' .fCunt-nueil on pasc received LLU Weather Man Not in Good Humor and Interest is Not Feverish If an observation of the various polls In the city this morning is an> barometer, the vote for school trustees today will be light The weather man couldn t see an> advantage in handing out two fine davs in succession, so he turned on the snow'lever. Although the temper ature was not frigid the suou made it disagreeable underfoot and were not very numerous at any of the polls this morning However, the afternoon vote will be fairly heavy, and may pull uo the to: ta'i to a considerable degree. Returning Officer Steven is the busiest man in toun there are the noils to cover. The result of the el ection will not likelv be known until; a late hour. The candidates made a last bid for the voters' suffrage on Saturdas night- at the Labor Temple There was onl5 a handful of people present, and -verj few displays of fireworks Nava] Ordnance fKOi liiHu to .issistaiit liirector of Naval Intelli- gence from 1900 Chief of the 'Staff, Mediterranean fleet 1905 to isld'i, Chief of the stalfY-Cliannei fleet, A.O.C. to the 1007-08, anil Kcar Admiral Virfjt- Battii1 dron 1110. lie is ilecbraled .with the (iold Medal of the :Uni.tcii .Servll-r. In- .stiUHion, and British force in Samoa in rccciviiiB; the decoration. Stunlrcs, Drtirjfs, Simondses iiinl rikrs, all belonged-to 'the same sr-i, back in St. Kaiil Senator "and I can .wt-ll remeniupr tljcni ail. If this is the same' Klnr- di-r he was a little fellow when I (left -St. John school at I lie jyyajl and stocky, ui iaml a from away- back. As: only that would give it near as I hoys is the imperial Navj list. nil left about the sumo time tu join and there, is .nut .one m the uti. the navy, and they have-all made I The Herald endeavored fioin Colonel .lor llsrinsclvps posit iuiis of trust anil Crilikshanks ot Calgarv over the in the Canadian Who's Who, but the place oi his .hir.tli is not given The aoi.. hut it is ajdmt, miial's name, does not appear tlieio j KPU Vilnni il panic ippcirs 11 Lord Aberdeen Resigns Lord Lieutenancy of Old Ireland er contributors. Previously acKncn IpJgPd City police foict men and the lleiald sihrerelj tharikii one for his donation Hi- police Musicians Inion giving the Siilnc imount each E. K. D. .J37.80 31.'-i 191-1. best It n, nnfi. Tlie above picture of fMins -Alfalfa- Kanes iKnlfa Held was taken dur- in gom, ,n the.summer on the ot tlm BoanI of Trad, trip to Iron Springs 4 int. iiiJihei, urinun iiiuii per acre, worth Jl.OO per pound The men in the picture cnthlls- ,-u paration oi the planting :2.00 vating and harvesting, S190. I, Kane 'J. -Heto, .1. Mnrnoch, .1. Ton-all- Uiap-min L 11 Folgcr and A. Mother. tfie ,al5 C t p. J. I.ondixi. Dec, has rnsiirnrd oft Lord Lieutenant Ireland Lommenlinj mi I old Mwrileej tbe Wobr sajs (hal I oril ind La addnl to the lie: pic hr the resignation of ue CTjobr sajs thai Aberdeen have not rdt In till- PPO should tccp outside oi parti politics Notable Instances m which fail- id to (lo .this n-crc Lord Aberdeen's nronoiincenient upon Home Uul? anil Lady accusation that the ['Cross hum; used as a put) ;