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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 15, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta WINNIPEG WHEAT option 123l July.................. 126 WEATHER High......'.. 18 Low...................... 1 Forecast: Fair and very cold VOLUME VIII. LETHBKIUCiE, AUtERTA, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15. HIM NUMBER 4 GERMA ELGIUM Blames Turkey's Entrance Into Fray on Russia- Work Up Religious Frenzy j: CONVINCED THAT I; TURKS WILL LIEUT.-COL. MACKIE OF MACKIE RANCH WITH RUSSIAN STAFF l.ifiu.-l.'ol. H. -I. -Hackle, well known in (hiring tile time that lie was di- recting tile Mackie Ranch, It is learned, is to tile Rus- sian staff alofisr vdlh seme Bri- tish officers, and has been at the I'ront during several of the most important engagements the Huasfans have participated London, Dec. p. A de- spatch to lieuters from Constantin- ople by way oi Amsterdam, gives the gist of. the speech from the throne In' the Sultan ,al the opening oi the Turkish, parliament on Monday. The Sultan annomimi that lie was Jorccxi: to declare' war tthen the Rus-[ Kian fleet, attacked tlie Turkish Ilec.l j in- the -'Black -Sea, and England and France. warfare by send- j ing troops to the Turkish frontiers. "The necessity was tonsil upon us; 1o resist wit-K armed force the policy i of destruction which at all times has: tr CALSM1ERS The Sultan declared in consonance with the .Fetwa (sacred Moslem "I called, all 'Moslems to a Holy War against these powers and those who helped them. I am convinced that our forces on land and sea will add fresh victories to Iliose gained by the ious: armies pi Germany and Austria- Hungary against our common ene- mies." Siw Henry Swamps Adair and McNa- mara in thorne 'Hat's Choice THE VICTOR ANR THE VANQUISHED President Marnoch Represent- ing Letbbridge Compliments Mr. Bury and Company Winnipog, Man., Dec. as George Bury is known to C.P.H. men all over tlie 'west, "was the guest of .honor :it 'a banquet, here last night, in commemoration of his promotion to the of the great transcontinental system. Prominent public and commercial men from all over the west attended, ami ..Mr. .Bury .was the recipient of many remarks of praise and esteem. G. R-. Mariioch, president of the Letlibridgo Board "of Trade, compli- mented Jlr. Bury in terms of highest praise and dcepe'sl appreciation of his efforts ou behalf of tlie prairie town. Jlr. llarncch said that they had four liovernrnents represented in Le-th- bridget One was the Federal, one the Provincial, tlie city government, pre- sided: over by and' two com- missioners. "We are .deprived of the joys and excitement of a yearly muni- cipal said he, "but we do get excellent" service without, unne- cessary squabbling. Last, but not least, }ve have a fourth government, the C.P.R., ably represented by Mr. F. Walker.'1 Mr.- Manioch proceeded to assure Mr. Bury that Lethbridge 'was thoroushly loya'l to the fourth govern- ment. .Not a single citizen could be O'BRIEN AT RAYMOND MALO WINS IN TABER B-11's VICTIM r.iii boat. having built ai [Uncle u all, Kng.. in IST-I, and was at Genoa in I She was feri Ions', r.ft foot beam, and oC tons harden. Him had a spaed of knots, her main battery consisted of two inrh anus in turrets and twelve 0-incli gnus in butteries. In the war with Greece in the Messudh'h was ryported badly d.flniH-KCd in a naval battle in the Dardanelles. carried a crew of COO men. French Official Report Re- veals Very 1 emy Continues His i Cannonading [GERMANS GAIN NEAR STEINBACH o- ADMIRAL SIR F. Calgary, Dec. majority oi nearly" one thonsamTover (On the 'who one month .-0- __. Chief of Staff in the British Navy. ivherc STURDEE; i antl rai'les across the At> ;o was i Jantic, Germans off the C. (Jostello romped home an easy .Following. the loss of the Good Hone .winner in the mafnralty contest, vcs- '_ and the MOD mouth, ho was dispatched ;tenlavy his opponents 'bcinK Ald6nnuu of n-cruiser rff Hunt "and- Alexander, Allan The seas or tlie fermau "ect tllul1'- great irH.grest _. _ _ in the contest. AHhp'ugli it was not! thought a-t any time .that AllanJ would prove a factor, three-cornered'! contests are Early' returns, however, showed a raarktiil superiority for Costello, which grew as the later polls camo in. Alderman Costello is a Human and is the first of that faith to'lie elected to the mayor's chair in Calgary. GARDEN" BEATS SAMIS; J. H. Crarden was elected commis- sioner by a majority of S6G over Commissioner A. J. Samis, who lias held the office for "the' last two rcars Dissatisfaction with the tax irate and the prevailing u nem ploy men t are said to have been factors in the defeat ci Mr. Sain is. The final figures are den 3923, Samis 3Q57. ALDERMEN For aldermen Huttle, led. the polls with a total vote of %efp7ig and Giieiseuau, later "Numbers, and bottled tip the Dresden StraHr' lan. On.the right Admiral "Von Sjjee, commander of the German squadron, which met 'the same fate uiu by- ii to Admiral Crad- dock's; scjundron oft" Chile recently. I Spee 'wont .with" his flag- iship. ilie Srhiirnhorsi. It been confirmed tluit Admiral Sturdcc is a Canadian. DRESDEN'S Washington, O.C., Dec. con Consul Latham at-Punta Arenas, late today cabled the State depart- ment that the cruiser Dresden had reached that port safely and uninjur- ed. Washington, D.C., Dec. Gennaii Embassy hero issued the fol- lowing statement1 today in regard to tlie recent .battle between the British and German Meets off the coast oi' South America: to official information, eight English cruisers, among them two of the Invincible type, took jiart in oft' the Falkland Islam' The Dresden, which, arrived midamas ed at puhta Arenas, intercepted wireless message, which stated that the. G-neiseiifin and Scharnhorst were suuU, anil that was burn- "defiriiie about the iLIIILE SEKVUk SCOTT, M'KILLOP elected arc .James Jcnuison, ex-Mayor the other jive Hornby; J. L. J. Mitchell, A. W. Ellson.Fawkes and J. S. .Arnold. BOB UAWBELL DEFEATED School trustees were elected as fol lows J. T. MacDdiiald, W.'M. Dav- idson, editor of the A Iberian, Rev G- Kcrbv, Dr. J. H. Bjrch'.and Alex ROBS of the -Alberta Federation of Labor. Among the defeated were Robert Campbell, M.L.A., Colonel "Jas. Walker and James Short, the well known barrister........... J. H. Woods, editor.of the Calgary Herald, was among those elected to thu Hospital Board. Two money by- laws submitted to the electors were turned down. The plebiscite on the taxation of; church 'property .showed that the. j -O. School -Board Davidson Heads Fourth on the List VOTE POLLED WAS LIGHT, 839 IN ALL TrmteerElect UuU-enlam via London, Dec. newspaper La Belpj- qne.'Says the retreat- of the Germans toward prepared positions cast ol the ser is. confirmed. Masses nt have been'concent-rated along a line embracing Bruges, Thielt and Courtrai, with hetidtiuartrrs al ThieH. FUENCH OFFICIAL p. ofli- cial statement given out by the I French war oR'w'e this afternoon says the French havt retained the tetri- i tory they won recently the' I Vpies canal to the west of in' the Areonne and elsewhere. There has been artillery fighting [com .the Sonimc to the Argonne, and in Al- sace German infantry gained a foot- hold near Stuiubach. The text Follows "Ueiween the sea and the lines I he English have occupied a little forest; to the west of Wytschaete. Tile- ground gained yesterday ,hy our troops along the Ypres, ajid to the west -'-of Hollebeke "was retained- in spite of a vigorous counter Attack, From the- Belgian frontier, to the. Sominc, there is nolshiaE; to-report. j __________ I-ion tin. Somn t 10 the j Inert-has- .been- intermittent..caniron- Luiidou, 'Dec. .1; -Ihe most sink admu t m the itgon of 'inj, [eatuio nl the s. official ntwajUouj this artilk-rc tujhtim, hi TIQL i is the candid p hi the- Yus [been tnan the ileitit oi tbrfc Ugonne Ae m tdt I Vustiun m S nu md xp hnrcnth oi tic iinmlpbiAcnL ff [third 31 tempi jl nnasion of the ur ritory uf its small, Slav iH' While th? ent 115 s suptnni turcts the ir ollice plainly an tended retirenieJH fiinl'maiiy loss-; iiieasurc-s ,will constqiientl !e taken to repel the says the Candidl. Admission at Vienna- Serbs Claim that Belgrade; Has Been Retaken GEN JOFFRE KEEPS UP NIBBLING TACTICS retimed tlje in a If bv us on p I11- In HIP the laikoad sta tion of SI. Leonard to the south of St. Dip has been violently bonibardcJ bv the Germans from' 'a considerable' distance. In been much ac- tivity on the part oi the enemy's ai tilk-ry, with the exception of before SlPtnbrtch, where there was an at K. H. Davidson, .John ScoU, and II Mclvillul> ire Ihc chriiees of j the Lethbridge electors for members j of 'the 'school hoard. Mr. Davidson' headed'the polls as had hem pre- dict with ;i lead of 299, lacking lubl s -oi having double the number of votes of his nearest competitor. John. Scott, the North Letbbridge Patep-n eis candidate, romncd in a lead oi UJ over John Oil- more Hie oUie.r north and II. A. Mclvillop, the only retir- ing board member to stand for re- election., who came, out at the last minute, receiveU enough votes to eas- ily put him in the clear. 'Mi itlsou conducted u whirl- ed Semi iciaiime a ilp feiisive line. Against its repulse Aus- j tria balances the occupation o! Bel- an asset. Ah "unoilicial des- patch to I utei s From Nish low repoits lat thh '-erwan af tcr i ncuc h Hie hue re ou.upn.d I Belgrade. 1 lit s t the u in North erii Hungary is less" .definite. Sim- day's German wireless report, with candor equal to thai ol Austrian bul- Icims spML oi the seveie itstbt j I ance hull II r Uistrian nd Uci Vienna Doc 16 (vja London 335 I nun arms re LntOUnlering in South j p m abandonmeht of i I'uland ami in Galicia atiJ at ned by th- Austnans is in (that it was evident, that tbe: Aiis- an official statement given out at the tciiin fortes in the; Carpathian's are i Army headquarters' todtfy. THe i not numerically strong hnent is as voUows: cleaL the Rnssiuis out of Himaarmu In the southern theatre of war the Belgrade is Abandoned By Austria R. R.. DAVIDSON who headed the polls retirement of our right wing involved a change in the military situation which made it advisable for us to abandon Belgrade, which evacu- ated without fighting. Our troops have -fought Ions and fatiguing bat- tles, but are in the best of H. A. McKILLOP ol Board member who was return- curc iiiopcrv se prevailed upon to-patranize any wpre favor of exeniplion. totlier-.-roads, -notwithstanding excci lent- itiducemcuts -ly.andished by the eir line services. The tLethbridge nian, wlu> impress- fid eyeryoiifl as'being a wire decidedly charged with fife, alao-referred to the large and alfalfa to Winnipeg this year. He predicted that with the opening of the 1-ethbridse- Weyburn would bring 40D miles .nearer to Winni- peg, and closer lo ail the eastern and southern would be n great -increase; in citing the increase iii tbd lirodnction IIKNKY SWAMPS ADAIR Edmonton, .1 he 'hitter-, est; election light ever ih'Edinbn- ton, T, Henry today defeated Jos- eph Adair ior Mayor fry a majority of and hi the.-'sliort term con- test caused by. the'unseating of -er- Jlayor "McNamara aiiil. ei-Aldeihian East, Honry over Namara by" C.OOO -majority, unit J. j .McDonald "defeated Kast by a'siinitarj (igiu'c. :CLEAN' CITY TICKET For Aldermen the eniirp Henry iuml LimpaiMi uid pledged himsoli lcrday at this ScHo6! Board election (lefinueh to pit motions he-.' IOIP tht meeting of the new board M icott pledged himself to second thue notions support Mr. Diudson b ctonomv platform, while' "Nil w is elected on his past. record of economy combined with (iciency.- Ilien, hi eh he some interest-. it the first board, martini, neit munlli. The new mem-; "ill i term oi tw0 years. OIOIEIR territory. But the Austnans ckiim that they .are driving, down the nor- thern slopes of the Carpathians the Russian who last ueel in occupation of several towns south of that mountain varige. Poland is last becoming another in point ot suffering; the. opposing armies drive each'.other .j. batk ind lotn occupy and ic DEFEAtED'.COMMISSION j citits and lilacs and inflict upon! f the inhabitants bombardments similar, M northern France, j i Iws shown, no important, 'diulopment in the tlioitre Ihe French war office reports ar- jtillen inents in the belter ut the; and id; tpcps, par lutiUrU tn the beishhorliocv! oi ei i ihc lollonitic, 'hrir the ol'icial rc- this year over last, which 'was tripled, 'clean cky' ticket composed oi -Jan-PS nn'.exaninle. 'closed-j Harnsc-y, Joseph Picard, b. 1ns remiricVby wis'h'ink'Mr; Cajuer, 0.- McArthitr success upon his entrance 4.0 the land It. CI. were elected by ma- eounsels of the wise men of the oast. (Continued on. I'lge. Coleman Assistant General Man- ager, j. M. Cameron Goes to Pacific Division Herald's Santa Glaus Fund chnihtng up iimnc U even Saiita Clans fund is i ourselves who cannot acs that their It is neanng the ?100 j Cbrisjmas _ _ thlld on CndsCnas it nreans that the GootUellowS have, out of the gen- erosity of thcih.v hearts -made sure that will one hundred children niigbt be passed b> Tho-fimd JB gVibwlng wonderfully ,ng the J100 i Christmas will be aftei iina a happy _____ _______ 0 ________ well, hut is loom at the Adelaide Nilnon top King George aays "Spend Merry Christmas1' Good how about those not so fortunate as Christmas? dollar means merry child. Previously acknowledged K. Frache.. Dr. Taylor Alexandra Hotel A Friend per J. STEVENS FOR ALBERTA IIill vice-president and general manager oi' the C. I'. R., olficially announced io- the iollowinp promotions affcct- inp- Western Dlvibinnt. Ci CpJcman ?l gencril superintendent ol tho Alberta Divi- sion, to be assistant general man- ager. C K. Stockdlll, nt, present chiei clerk to- be assistant lo the uu, pre sident and general manager. J A. DeWolfc, at present chicl Davidson- Oxlaiid Oliver Gilinoic .Peebles Alford Total -vo j- T? o 52 S 2 'f, g P I 3 J 'f C fc- 13 131 138 124 182 590 Thousands of Acres All Ready j For .Cropping .Early in ths Spring dun awl St. llihiel1, in: accordance with Gen.. .J oft re's -fitniotts -scheme of Con United on, i'age. FORM OF GOVERNMENT Edmonton, Dec. 15. In the municipal elections j-ester- day, both the proposed elective commission form of .govern-, niept .and the proposed ward system plebiscites were defeat- cfl. An elective commission was one of the ia sties on which McNamara elected to. the- mayoralty last year. 'MONSTER -CROP' IN SIGHT Local Relief Work Now On a Systematic Basis Maurlne Dunlol SS10, 5.00 i.OO H. Lee SS.OO ijO tiers in the engineering II IB I M 31 M 57 39S 50 269 91 25! 74 20il 151) 51 155 IBS It B8 Muriel Hyssop D..J. II. to be chief clerk in the office ot 'the vice-president and general manager. 1.00 (Continued on 1'ago i1 ected H is ;t difficult matter to eatinuitc a erop.'Gvcu 'nlieu the yields are all in and the tjrcthic: Hold. U be cvpn nioic (hffiv, lit tu pi tec in esti male on a crop v.'iiicl, i'.ar, not yet been sottl) til flu Htnit h obtained son fic rt hi i ic ccmptled by Ii 19 231173 159 315 839 the tinm." tai Ul h 11 thi, towns on rile- tiontii lines of the i P R i untj, c jon id to piove of In some cases they may Scehi 1 lfciflr but in t 'very tiicrftu'gli canvas was midc. rifher the; Boards of. Trade; 01 Homt reliable indiMdual They I'cpr, o6n tnc tot rpl rmnber of acres iead> tlie the spring, and are as.-foliows (Continued on Page SAKATCHEWAN MAYORS Ualtour, JOOO maj. C. Carter. Moose Pascoc, re-elect- ,d Sashatoonr-Mayor Harrison re-el- i A. Foley. The survey o! tlie unctnployed ill the uU niailc uniloi the dir.ev.Uon 01 the tyninusbioneis Jast bring- loifh cxat-t statistics that will hi heipiui m dealing vvith the puJblei The imenipUnct! include is is to In i considerable nmlibci of nnnieil men Ihe Nursing AIisMoll mil deal with thi. cises ot the uurned men Ihe Com imssioneis have ileiidctl to ICITC these paiticulai i.ascs cntireh the Nurslni, "Vhssion 1 lie ttncniploj ed bintle men require difti-reiit tion and it proposed thai single men otu of ttork ind Imable to JTO Mde loc themselves siioyW Morthmcss of theft credential iu the form of a card plac- ed in the hands of tl r nlissifmers I insure attention and assistance I the Loinmis loners an idopting tnc course do not want to encourage ms person to upon but thfi fffi fhlt tlcn rise and loose costs wilj includt the men ulio ue nbso lutcl) unable lo seuiie em ind rain i Ineliliooii mint be look ed lit-r ui the utj In cases nliere men nil at pinalp liomf aid isl ijr assistance it is important liiei should le referred im rnedialeli to the Sihation or the and v hen one ol thesv 1 tint these men ate dc nl issislance liiev w'l hn i to the ;