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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 14, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIII. LETHBRIDGE; ALBERTA, TUESDAY, DECEMBER u, lair, NUMHER 3 KING INSPECTS IRISH REGIMENTS BOUND FOR THE FKONT Bill Introduced to Prohib-j it British Trading with Enemy Firms in Neu- j tral Countries London, lire. govcnil proposes to form a ''blacklist" imcmv traders in neutral countries with ulii.TU British firms will be nro- from trading, said Lord Hub- ert U tlndr-L bCLIt-tlU Ot f 1 1U1 affairs, in moving in -the IIOULC of commorjS yesterday th2 st-comi int. uf tho bill which be presented in ths House Dtceinticr litli, designed to icst lit liulini; I possible liostil intcnsLS. The1 list, lie would not necessarily he confined to of German nationality, but v.ouhl include such as were by the n ILIC of thut iitsinls b n btanliallv rr.ciny tiriiis. and could safely lie cut iifi from British intercourse, without ioils injury io British trade. In America, said the uniler sec- retarv. there were a nuniiier of (ier- man finis al l-i scil is isti i-, Gicit Hritain's enemies, and trade with tlrse mms li) Hntish inns wo be rendered illegal by tbe hill Ihf solicitor eVla! d lhat thL rut mis'1 of lull u is xo anotlrr weipm with to ennple I 'le menu He I) 11 v is read i b% i oml time. His Majesty with Lord Kitchener inspecting the Royal Ulster Volunteers and other Irish regiments at Aldershot. lEMAN ELECTED7WER REID SECOND COUNT-MAJ.JS36 MR. REID SAYS: 'I am indulging in no vain regrete. I congratulate Mr. Freeman on his success ahd wish at the same time to con- vey my hearty thanks to those who gave me their support and vote in the election. I endea- vored to conduct my campaign as fairly as possible, indula- ing in no personalities. Be- lieving I did this to my past I sm content to abide by the wishes of the elector- ate. I Reid Has Majority of 91 on First Countjf Low Man on 1 st. Choice MR. FREEMAN SAYS: SEIII Francisco, Dec of evidence by the government of al- leged Gernmn bomb which the federal oIYicia'is declared to be the. "most vital of any yet became known today through the de- tailed report of testimony FINAL COUNT d Freeman Reid Majority 471 435 .Freeman might have a majority. -Mr. Reid's majority here was his rna- ijority at Central school being only 6, I while his majority at Sixth Avenue poll was 3U. Iv v v I Comparatively little interest was11 (il ami grateful to the people of Lethbridge for having plac- ed their confidence in me, and in my capacity as public utili ties commissioner will endea- vor'to conduct the department in such a manner, as to retain their confidence. nir in vr 'ill iff u IL Up till noon--yesterday onl: led m the fhiLt I, il otb sho.ed developed mlo a close between Mr Freeman and Mr field Jilt lust count shovved_ a _ma_ tbe supper bMCjln the evening as the uoils> dld-not rlose until eight i clOLk. j camnaigir itself centred chiefly 11 r. freeman s 31 um McKen zie's 210. Mr. Reid not having the 'cent ot t etotal honse and Mr Tree es' into office the -pledge 'Calghry, Dec, special to the Herala from Ottawa says the Governor-General this afternoon sinned the com- muting Mrs. Hnwkes' sentence to ten years'1 imprisonment. Die big ._. in favor-of tlie universal municipal a t! leatatc mcip il election" here vote for t'.ie e tension atamst Sfcl H 0 AlaislilH he Him manic poll Jill fie otlicis, elects 1 ioi the two vcar ttim ven V J Sam S II Mia 11 1 McNeil G F ;rieCtiKfi8TV yj. ,niii vote a counting of the soconrt he vnB do W choice ballot? was utcessaiv Mr leaks MrKenjle was of cour e eliminated m tne vmsr from the second count being low man 1st m 'e power SPEffl CL1 1HEHAT Medicine Hat. Dec. A. C. Haw- Secure Sensational Evidence of Bomb Plots in Canada and Em- ployed to Blow Up Trestle Here passed anil that he was paid ?250 bjl Voil Brincken and by a repre- j sentatlve; of the. German government i at the German consulate for expenses, when he produced clippings from Can- adian new'sp-tpers to show that thu tresfie had been destroyed. He also is said to have received in pay- i have been given by .Toaliimes Heiii'i ment for services of which went Ulis Koolbergen, now in Canada. I to Von Urincken. Newspaper stories I Van Koolbergen was the corrurjorat- which he produced, it was said, were j ing witness upon which the govern- tbe order printed by officials of the j Canadian government in an effort to t trap German agents in the United' States. Every detail of agents meet- ing willl German officials with .cor- roborating evidence was alleged iu. this manner to have been given to i United States officials Von Koolbergen, it was paid un- officially at Washington, has been lo- ment depended largely to support the federal indictments returned yester- day against Baron George Willielm Von Brincken, C. C. Crow'Iey, an. ad mitted agent of the German consulate and Mrs. Margaret Cornell, Crowley's igent, each chargeil with consptracy to destroy commerce of the allies, burning mills, to incite arson, assassination and murder.. According to reports Van Koolbergen told the government agents that the German official here employed him .to. act. in violation of neutrality laws and that Von Brincken. whom lie .knew during the Boer war, hired 'him make clockwork bombs in thermos bottles at S100 bomb, with a- bonus for'each ship destroyed. Van Koolbergen also alleged it was said that. he- was em- ployed to dynamite railroad, trestle in Canada over which supply .trains on the Ural "oimt his vote Tig 24ti Vlthoukh Mi Rt-id s majority on tbe lust count vas fairh Iirgc Mr Free of the '.til the itiati rapidly uas lol'l i second hai ot hi 1 second choice tin alder Reid's It vvi shown total of votes agaiuat Mr. that many qf Mr. Reid's votes were plumpers on. first ls n choice and that the majority of Mr lull ind 1 1 fe smnnci Hie one Mekenzie hrsl choices were also veartctm suce.cshf.ul cmdidates were second choices tor Mi Freeman It 1 allot! u-as also the case that manj who gave the, s-hool -M! a first choice save Mr Free- F Pitntn ind U J lillo S Nlinmo headed Election Results in Outside Towns Following are the results or the at some 01 the points in j Southern _.MASi-EOD ELECTIONS AlacltoJ Dec 1-1 wire n ccs an here vebterda> ill filled In icilamuion The nen office holders are J "We Donald J J Hare) J Vutue ind Cunningham for council S Heap icr public school hoard and Hnan and M Gallyhr tor sep SLhool board C irdston li here stcidav result d in the election ot Jacobs 17 Mclntosh I low' to the council tlieit bo ng (1 'li ind 63 RSJectuch lhc other candii ites wcr Hm man )0 'jcottcr 18 llolmis 38 Lice tion icr school board put C Hurt llariis tnd I) Oarcl into olhce UIL other cindiilale being Slicllicld AT WARNER gainer Det 14 lie election ior Milage council i tilled in in icU i m ttion for. Alcssri 1 c umngwcli S Cope and fi lolmbon AT flNCHER UREcK r'mch.i Dec 11 No elec tions re held litre there hauno, not been iulhcicnt candidates nomiatcd to fill the lacincics A bjc-elccllon will Lc held shottij GRASSY LAKE. Ginsb! lake Dec the muni clpal election heie the old council loele-ttd It I lamas Dams G Hale) ind rhos Of die Mi Dnies 1 eadPd the poll seojunt, east BOW ISLAND RURAL Bon Warnl, Dec II-The lural munlclpnliU rf Bow I hnd eleclions leaulted as follows OLO Poole 11! R 1) C aihe W A Grcgs ,'i r J Ifin ilbrson -IS; .1. Ppllltl 42: W. Ii. Pepew Is S was the defe itud UITTLE BOW RURAL Gurmangav 11 in IJttli llirai munlclvalllj resnltftl in (be election of O b Johnson in division t and Moore In division I Acclamations were sh en to W Iso ics In diuslon 1 Thos division 2 fnul Frulpilel, Iu division 'i nml y, in dhhion Reid undoubtedly had a large backing due to the fact that he has officei'lbr two years ami is'familiar with the worh-inss of the various utilities, and there was a very evident desire to avoid a change at the present time thorne was' rc-elcctcd div hv 265 majoiiU son Spencer, M; L. A. mayor yester- defrating Nel and Couserva- 'edcral con- Uie to and to time ture pirns It is Reid thus retires to pin ate life ai ifter having been, m the t0 Mr. Freeman's Record Manfred Freeman, liie new commis sioner.'is an old .timer pi Lethhridge haviug come to the city from Harm! cw PAGE 3) Champ Clark to Run All the Kiddies Must be Happy New Dec 14 Champ Clark speaker o! the HOUSE of llcpresenta trvcs probablj will retire from Con gress fo run for Governor of Mis souri Conditions in "Missouri are said to he such that leaders in the Demo- cratic part} there believe Speaker Clark is the onlv man who can keep mannrilnr nf forest li UIMV muii v-.. reserve, died S 'Xl the from Republican next an illness of onlj a vvtcl Ivcar Still Considering Cheap Fares For Soldiers at Fair Grounds The citv coimnibs.onei- are noti In this coniiechon Hardw quite rculj to decide the .luc.tion of has given the ol owing letter to the (mite rciu> to cim-iuc: nuvunw" D----- cheaper fares for the soldiers quar Herald for publication tercd at the evhlbition grounds until1 TO tbe Ratepajeii tiioj have furtl or Investigated and co ill featines ot the pioh leiii. The matter'received at tention '.at the commission meeting this moriiin? but will not be decided probablv until vvcehl meeting The (ommiasinnerti me lOadv to do what Uiev can for the soldiers torn patiblo with then po in of putting the cilj on n sound foundation Hnan ilaUv, but tbore are mam features to considpi fhe tavcb have not bfen coming In us fast as Is no-essan I keep thf citj plotcil the street-cnr 9'denblo bearing on the situation in. MCVV 6f this fact too tlle cit> lias extruded privileges to a considei able extent to the government in the nav of free light and niter and no stiong ieftlibg in. previously acknowledged A M Grace 503 Wrrt Hyssop 100 G. Rutherford, Iron Springs 1.00 A Friend 50 A Friend 10 future of the cits'. This bombastic statement along with the fact that he was trving to hog all the posi iions. and the satisfaction felt for the present administration brought cated. Officials here said he probably would be brought here under detainer warrant as witness One bomb was delivered at tha German consulate here, according to Van Koolbergen, in the presence ot Von Brincken and an official, who ex- amined it, and ordered more. this order was countermanded ivltli the suggestion. that the agent watt .until the excitement over bomb plots In .the east subsided before manufac- turing more bombs Allies Gradually Retire to Saloniki as a Base, luuilon the entente cut oll_or powers arc Ocuerallv understood to icel much rt.lieved after the improve, ment m the ueks attitude, tow aid tier opontion, in the Balkans as coucrctelv b en hv the- ithdia-vv al 01 the Grecian ttoops from thL re- gion 01 fealomlii the cLntril powers ncie reportcil todu ab hciim deter- mined to pteient Gtecce making anj further concessions to. the entente lies From i mihtaej viewpoint it is. that the position 01 thr al lies them breathing space to their luture campaign i pomlent with the allus armies ana IV.MS as follows the reasons for misfoitunc which has dogsed steps of the entente forces ever their unval 11 the Bilkanb Tirst the evpedltion st tried Iitt tlic whs and vvherefole ol delav must be found elsevv 1 ere than with" the military authorities outflanked From comes llie report rn it umj uie laus tro Ctcrman iv ill vthe Greek border leaving the arm} to form a second line These advices maicatc that the chiet centre ol the war m the Balkans is Being concintrated around Saloniki. CTenual Saitail the French com mandet has brought his brillnnt re treat to an end, according to Paris reports alter destroying everything of use to Bulgaria's retreat II is said to have been a tomphshed with- out exceptional losses: 'hL last Serbian railroad station held bv the allies is m thb (lames and e erv thing along the road has hten buincd or otherwise destrov- ed Just senons a stand will be made bj the al' "2 Wore seeking shel- too .u.j ter under the gans ot warships atj the Sllomki is a imtttr of speculation. It is evnccted this point will lie clear- Second loices at the immediate ed in a short time the as the shells now falling fore's are Greek -virc i vvinnm i uLraiiiut. u conditions necessitated a art reported inm first xvoman school'1'ltual ot nslv me'ulS Bulgars Brtak Line hrnrtpii the noil B W Brl I transportation supplies i Berlin, via wireless to Savville amv a W? r candidate as also I the la.lurc of G cccc to re Dec' 11-Bnlgarmn troops tlectc'd to the bond The aldermen! spend to the expectations of tht al-. Droken Anglo-Ijrcnch lire n._.n.. ilfc: land cut on French lorces troul line) I oulth the fact that the Serbian British according to an official state- irnu retreated vvestvvatl towaid nient dated December 13th received- "Montenegro inbteael of southward to vvanl SiloniM where it nusht have united vvilli the allies anj received rc- ire Jimes G Wotthj and J Hamilton The citl went wild when the retains wcie made public V band wli. got togetlier and an im mense parirte mar-lied through the streets. SENATOR HOKE SMITH INSISTS Smith of Georgia in an address in the Smith of Geoti l in an address m senate yesterday, Called on congress Saiita Glaus is on the way. .He is bilnging the gifts for the childru, lie must not any of the Lcth t l Herald's1 hChr.3toai! trampling Cheer. Fwnd is replenished so tliat there "Will bo sufficient money to pro- .Viele.Santa ,with, the material to bring to the homes of the unfortunate There is no time AVe must know oon how much monej is to be at tlle disposal of tbe Herald for this purpose Let evprv Good Fellow do ilm everj home poor ns well to insist ;that .Great-.-Britaill cease in- terference with .neutral commerce. He declared that protests bv the American state department hid been Tnere is a pretn stiong m llls evel') home poor ns well the cit> that lars.0 i eductions in rates jaa rici, wln )lappy on Chnstmis on the street railxvav should ba Draft of 50 Men From th v f I counts from Battery Leave for to the -oldiers The city commission era are amongst those who think there la nothing too good for the bojs and woifd give them the earth if thc> coold In October we made all appeal for 5100000 m taxes which would bring tin whole collection ol Mlo up to ot HIP levy to tide the city have got up to elate 40% of the OUMU running and j100 ono have a con jf i ,o ratepayers will come through rith the other J60000 prompllj, we hav e no trouble to give the BO d SASKATCHEWAN MAYORS Regina, Dec. 14.T-There were muni- cipallcontests for mayor in Saskatoon Jaw. yesterday. In Saska- toon Dr Young was returned and Mayor Pascoe was re elected bv majority W W Davidson M P P., In. Moose -Jaw, mci eased ,awlessness UTion neutral rights and mfoicemcntb ai.d supplies from tlieir base states that the alheel Still Pursued Bulgarian official report here uom Serbia It is stated a long ol tha French front was cikcn bv storm, French forces snffcrin- still the allied-! troo Successful Retreat London, Deo. 13, 10.2 Pursuit 0 ues tint; niucji.. .sii.iiiica j LJUHIKHI, j.u, s purbued and harrassnd but British and 1 rench ill dibpalches direct irom "Vfacsloiua cirned out their retirement r (l" n---t indicate that the French and British Hoops have tamed a line which gives them thi, opportunitv of reforming in faerhia across the bj an arrangement government i clear road Las been leftr tompaiative freedom from attack and lor them to fail back on SalpniU, atauve ireeuom uom aiitui.iv uuu ,01 MIKIII tu lu" Ci> them of the dangei of being i is being organised as a base I Tne Geinnn official report of I laj iliimb that "approximately two I Tnglish divisions were [P j diirim; the retirement but tins 13 I consielered here an exaggeration 4c- i Uhcns and Saloniki sajj Mas earned out m an or- and u. ithout heavT loss-" By the elestructiou of railway J bridges and roiu i -stubborn, a large throng street cais at 10 o dork and there rcarguari in one of Mill, the thcas ol a large throng, sired cais at iu o uom am, me ic uxnuuo of citkns rmsmg out on the frosty miming members of the batterv were tv o companies of an Irish air first elralt oi 50 men from the given leave from camp to sav thrtn sacrificed themselves -to farewell, lhc members o! tin- elraft, comraelcs, the- Himunans were in (he evening weic cntqrtam-I at a faitl> site distance. 33lh batteri Ult. toi the east under commard of Lieut Hndla} It is pos commr sihle thej go straight Io land rhough the Ilicimoniftcr stood at .ental for tile grounds Iloiveiu the commissioners arr1 thor o ighlv thfe proposition ind are favonble Io giautinf a cheap faie If possible to so A fare of eight tin cH for has bean nug- y stcd le'r's asked tor iOaeembor wheat MARKETS The finance commiasioner cinnot giovv dollars and he cannot build up lha cilv s financial position it etery prop Is knocked out and means of financing withdrawn May wheat December Oati Yours W HAHDIB MUTor WEATHER seveial below zero, in the first rtal cold snap 01 the winter a hit; crowd was at the station during tic evening anl it midnight to bid the bovs goodbjc are local men vvi friends in. the citj the little dcoot Pla........ friends giving last nalt. 01 pressing upon the depa dicis some snieial gill ed il slipper foj daughterb of the empire to M horn u S TO ENFORCE HS NEUTRAU1 STRICTLY the bovs arc deeply gruffiil for their ITY MORE STRICTLY ___ attcnfiems. V spcua! eai provided foi the ashmelon Dec ce" elraft M ijor Stafford jiiiet Lieut Fil I ganization for gathering ey met VCIE on hand the boys oil offences against the neutrality ting cejm'_are Sergt BSiry and jartum i lj I AicKifizR, formerly ot the C oi provision 1' H vvitn tho eljaft as a cfit- EXSENATOR DEAD1 Law and locil mow eold i Inc bojs In splendid spuit........ v S i dnd jrtturncd chfcr lor chtcr with IYC v ielcel_vv itli a spiciai car to r few I crowd Ihcj wcrr hroupbl m frnrnjlho batracVs where JlltV imel llif hnrraiks prolimls on ipccnl snpiirrr afttrwarelb ;