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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 15, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME Allied Forces in Retreat Have Reached .Point Miles; From Bulfiferians at Their Heels GERMAN, WANTED AS WITNESS IN BOMB OUTRAGES, IS IN JAIL HERE "Von Koolbergen, the German for .whom the. United .States authori- ties, according to yesterday's dis- patches from San Francisco, are looking as a star witness against Baron Von Brinken, charged with destroying American cormnerce to allied countries, is a prisoner at the provincial gaol in Leth- bridge. He is serving a short term for forgery, haying been sent here from Calgary only last week. He has been under suspicion of the Canadian authorities tor a long time, and- when he was sent up on the it was un- derstood to be only the beginning of an investigation which would place hiiti 'under more serious charges. Von Koolbercjen is wanted in Frisco as a witness to prove ex- tensive bomb plots throughout States to destroy shipping, burning mills and other outrages. Koolbergen Is alleged to have giv- en testimony wnloh provides evi- dence "more vital than any yet discovered" by'the American au- thorities. Von Koolbergen is also said to have been employed .to destroy trestles in Canada. Thus far lie has received no word from the authorities at San Francisco as to his being wanted there. Oldies Mw-i- ----rr "at i a.- thaiStoimy Session When Socialist Queries Activities, of Koolhcrgen, and, dinxt-; Investigation of the Causes of the War vv It-ll Ktcat were brought could not i be liiled on endless Saloiiiki, via PanlL 15. rve witness reportslthat the retire- ment of the Frenclifto tlieir ary positions in hian horder was coi skill. All the woin in except, a few w moved, (-mis were trains of freight c hist remainine; inh- aled towns departed scattered among- t on top of-cars. Th-.g-.-j "was-raized. French wore constantly in touch Bulgarians until they crossed IhcV horder, x nut held them in check, giving the main forces plenty, of. time fir strategical manoeuvres'." Injuries amoiiR the French were slieht, conMstine most- ly of frozen feet, as soldiers were compelled to.-, march through snow The final positions which'.the allies expect to take up in a days arc bunt, pnuired Allied cront in Gl Dec. latesi informa tion obtainable the Hulas corrci pomlcnl at Athens, wlicn Me filed dispatch itsterdai was tne ai lieil iront as urfll'. Kukus in Greece, about 25 miles north m Saloiiiki. The retieat is being car- ried on under favorable conditions en- abling the allies to preserve all their war materials. Await Next Move London Dec. official lie- nials both from "French und Greek HAD FLAN TO BLOW Providence, H. t., Dec. 15. The Providi'iici1 Journal prints this morn-, i !s, -----1 U.- ________a ..._ _______ allidavit states that Koolbergen lvas a onc owing to the re- workine in conjunction with Knolher- instructed to steal the dynamito the 'government to answer and ecu who caused stories lo lie in for these plans from certain construe- pul Dy Dr. Liebknccht isorted in the Canadian papers telling lion on the Canadian ac.lie I .1 _ .i.-.-i location Ot WIllCil OUUIIRU to him hy Uopp anil Brincken. Pravio sly acknowledged 60 Robt; Nimmons" ?.OQ die time is shoiter Ihrisimas, is drawing nearer Don 11 want to assure a real bright (hrstmas to eurv home in thecitv' (crtamlj vou do ou mnl even box ind girl to teel tint the wotld Lethbridge's Sound Financial Position Being Recognized evidence that occu pies a sound financial position on the i) onej -iiarkct n comparison to most other cities comes in the of ler ot i.Toronto firm to purchase city bonds at per cent rate uhereas Calgarj is totlaj London. Dec. Ai- verstone, former Lord Chief Jus tice of England, is dead. Life History One of the most popular, human and many sided men in British public life was Lord Aiverstone, w.ho died-iu Ills 73rd year, for nearly thirteen years Lord Chief .rustics of England. Tall, athletically modelled and vigor- ous to the tima when his fatal "illness overtook him. he was physically; as mentally, a splendid specimen' of tbo old school of English gentleman. At Cambridge he was perhaps niore famous as an athlete than as arscncu- although his studies were, uot-ne He had a deoldeaij mathc matical hent and was 3nth on list of wranslere though he got only a third in .classics. On the campus on the other haiid lie wis iiuariabH first in those events in which he took part and was particularly noted as a long distance being iii 'fact 'the best of his year. His interests in sports he carried 'from Cain-bridge out into the world and his collection of trophies, was an evidence of his great success on-'the cinder track. When he could no long er take part himself he remained a keen patron of every class of sport and until his 70th year thusiastic -rider and a good hand at golf. His tastes in sport fact visitor to the National Sporting Club, a spectator 'of "the game." He was an enthusiastic cricketer-and for many years was the president of the famous Surrey County Club. His interest in the men, too, was1 keen, as was evidenced at a dinner a few years1 ago of the Sphinx Club. The .-club had down for discussion, 'The Value of .Advertising to Sport. Lord Alverstoup was the guest of honor and Tominy. Burps, then weight champion of the world, was one of the principal speakers. Burns a better "boxer than speaker and AlveYstOne see-ing his apparent em- barrassment-went over to -him and, hind said Well I'm to meet you You re a pluck} little doil injhov, The diners, needless to say. gave a hearty cheer ks the big eix-fobt judge and the stocky little fighter stood smiling ai one another. His interest in sport, too, helped him throw' off the cares his when the day's work had been done. It is recalled that just after Sentencing. Doctor Crippen, the Am- erican dentist, to death for the mur- der of his wife, the Lord Chief Jus- tice drove to watch the conclusion ot" a billiard contest for the champion- ship, of England-between Inmah and Stevenson. In many other ways he encouTaged sport of every kind, The geniality of Lord Aiverstone for he was not an orator, nor was he JllS tastes in syui-L isHJt- ior "e WUS IIUL ail (Jiti'UJi, uui vto-a catholic and in the earlier known for the keen sense of his wit the bis ring contests was a. frequent (Continued on Page IS PLAN 10 AITAGK EGYPI rvulibl UeJuU is to whcihcr the tnimeiii u is prepircd regulation of production and confiscation, to He inquired also whether the gov- ernment would appoint a committee to investigate these matters. The German secretary oi Foreiga Affairs, Herr Von Jagow, replied tliat such diplomatic material had already been published and .-would the reorganization of the internation- al political regime during the course of the picscnt session Ihe presilent oi the clumber, according to an iuvestigation added, "The re- Liebknccht, among other wanted to know Ib eminent would present a bill yidfng for the abandonment of sect'eb diplomacy in favor of lasting CQii- u miienai cuin-eiimifc LUC trol'bv the public and leaving the origin or the espcciall) i decis on of ppace or uai to represen- relaling to diplomatic, preliminary tatues of the nation lo this Herr hislon 01 the breath of Luxemherg s Vcn Jagow replied bv a brief nega- ind Belgium s neutrality government was prepared to pu lish milerial concerning "the Former .Lord ;Chief Justice of Eng and dead in his 73rd year. Toronto, Dec. S Hughes, speaking at a meeting of Ward Conservatives 'last even ing, stated that ,Col. 'John Currle of the 4Sth Highlanders, was the "best slandered man in Canada. He said: "At the front Jack C.urrie stood in the trenches all Thursday, all Thursday night, all Friday and all Friaa> niUit, and Satin and re turned with 70 men. It ill-becomes at home 1 the clumber accoring o an m e ouse teruam dispatch to Renter s refused tin-nation at lemn- tent in -Hittin sponsibihti and atonement ill fall onh upon our adversaries The house lisplaved the greatest in seram to allow i number 01 the supplemen- lary questions submitted by Dr. Liebknccht, whose words were drown- ed ticn. Dr questions great cht s applause and general commo- Lithknecht s persis- tent) in -Hitting supplementary ques tions and finally the president -cut short further questions by accepting the question as to whether the ;gov- Allies Will Give Safe Conduct to Recalled Attaches V ashmgton Det 15 conduct for Captain Bcned and Captain vop Pipen the i ecallcri German naval and nuHUrj attaches, will be totth coming irom tbe allies, pocsibl5 with- in the nevt 24 bouts, it was learned 3lj. todaj a few llUrilOlILaOlVCiJ LUUUJ i_r...j minor details, it, is said, remain be settled to London, Dec. the continent a ng line pel crnt-for some of its want anj sal harts on Christmas mone} secured lecenth The loronto The enrolment Of the Kiltie rcgi ol all the days in the year Ihe ofrcc Mns iecened th's, hi the climbing toward the commissars, nut owing to the Uay the man. homes that otherwise fict thai tne city has been negotlat On Two more Montenegrins Esypt a large armj during the miSit Xe. sail The monl.j Till ho ing for some Cauuthers were slgnea on vesterdaj having .gpnng are being circulat snpntnuselv hv the NursmR Hission A. Co -mil not jet completed come ,ip fiom Montana to enlist. Ihe Mission knows bettor these ncgoti-tons, the commission J Europe njany Turco-German rumors concerning plan oi attack an> cr-nen cottird to and slander a good soldier and a man like Jack: Currie. R-garding tl e morals ol Canadi ins he said: "You "could not pick on! SOOO -maydrs and ..'controllers In Canada flould he hatter behai edl D6'you inmgine that 8000 dailing, omen s Christian j Temperance Union women would be am better behaied'iif tliej placed Sneaking of sheil making he said that 850 msti tutions were making shells or par's of shells in Panada and 100 000 men emplojed Bnta.n bj serins would liave six mil'iioh. men and Can- ada over men; "I am criti 1'e sa'd, and 1 thank Cod fo' it. Under no circumstances would I have the good opinion of some people in Toronto. I. would do something wiong first to e their poor opinion of'me." Ft MiddlUon one of the first I dhliridge men to tnlisl and n is a member of the 1 enth b itta lion cached tin! citv tins aflefnoon from Calgary having his dn clurpe is unlit for further service He lias been in the convalescent hospital at Calgarj foi HIL past lew weeks, ScSrxtaiy Olim of the Khaki here notiflod b) wire lo ML the I'lv Ihit hf hnif lieen released uas met by meinbeib of le ifiUP it tl c station Pte who ib still in the convalescent hospital it Cilfirj will not he here for some lime He Hates tint when ho is entircl) well 3 he liclisves he will he toon, he is going back to the front ELECTED The announcement sent out through fie press yesterday that Mnvor Pus roe of Jaty. had been re elect ed, was a mistake W W Davidson, his majority be- lor uictv u m; 1.11. ZII raising interest for ill' western conle cities hut lie considers, jthe present. Tne recruils include Fmnk often, uniiei conbideration Vuiericau John OBneii Tactou in MCW oi the situ Canadian J r Steeple Canadian ation. 'A J Happen rnglish r J Caldwel! Bnlatevitch and tich. Jlontenegrins; A. Chandler, Eng- Winnipeg, Dec 15-The Canad lan government tram No 10 irom Winnipeg to Toronto is derailed at Armstrong, 391 of Winnipea The tram left Winnipeg at yesterday evening and the derail ment occurred at 740 this morn- ing It is believed that none of the p-ssengers are injured al though few details havt been re ceived. The total returns in the lot churoh union in the Macleod Pr election is held in Bra-ulon, where he resigned, Sir James will not likely run again. Sir Times will likelj be etthfi ap- pointed to the senate or made lieu- tenant, governor ot JHuitoba ing Sir bouglis Cameion whose tein runs out in the Spring Sent Threatening Letter; Sentenced to Two Months A sentence, of -two months' impris- onment was imposed on J Brearly A. Uarner malt Judge Jackson terday in the district court on the tlnrge of sending thrtateinim letteri Anuleidain via London Da. ii A dispatch from Berlin says that to a man who, he -.tated, owed him mone) WPS committed for trial bv Magistrate cale .it some time aso Brearly had nrst BAM ON Winnipeg Dec local papel publishes the following special cable gram under an Amsterdam- date. The most terrific naval engage-; ment of the war Is tieueved to going on in the North Sea between the German and British fleets; Through the daj firing has ;n heard, continuing steadily the Noithwest of the island oi! Vlieland off the coast of Holland' ten have resulted in 1053 for and against The vote was Elders, 49 tor 7 against members, 576 for 99 igamst, and adherents, 428 for and 59 against. Macleod Dec Id V terrible fa- talitj occurred on a thtebhmg some miles east ol on Friday i evening last, uhen James Williams, _; an old timer, was killed the 1 nets that aie obtainable, it H tint Williams was drawing a pott- able granarv tc the and ,tl lot) iiiiHpr t.hp Rpnarn Sister ot Macleod Man is Prisoner of Huns in Serbia i rank just ab he got under the separator j tl i, horses became inghlraieo _and jumped u> onc side Williams' hem! cajgnt between- the separator and the granarj, and was smashed to 8 pulp 'Hie other members of the King at once nishtd to his and released the unfortunate man but the injuries were sut-h that death J must ha e Le n instantaneous ontr Grad> w notihed oi the la- i tality and went to the scene, but de- tided no inque't was ai t no one cobld possibly be blamed tat the accident district since the year 1882, 1 MARKETS December wheat Herr A on lagow, Herman I' orcign May wheat secretary, rcpl) ing in the Reichstag eats to i question bv Dr Liebncnclit, so- >thcc belliger- inunlcated the news of the commu Onts were prepared to enter at once tatlon of her sentence to Sirs Hawkes upon peace negotiations, on a jbasis last evening She displayed tion whatever She will be Edmonton Friday or Saturday where 01 renunciation ot the annexation Of conquered territory, iaid after a ret- erenc" to the debate on December she will serve the ten year sentence 9th "I decline to answer. 10734 111% 385J 180% High WEATHER 1 Continued cold with light some time "ago Brcary had first the enemv 's forces in Serbia brought suit against his enployer for tune the voung ladv was, serving as and senej VMges, he claimed were due him and a hospital muse staci with the and ui t At seventy years o folfimed this up with a letter in i j-.ch he threateiltd crmnnJl ptosr- cuton, if the mcnev was not pud Judge took mdence ester uge acson o dai in the case and sent the man to Ihe provincial jail for tuo months CAPT BERNIER HAS GOT SOMETHING GOOD FOR HIMSELF Ottawa, Dec Cant Tosenh Bei- nier, late commandei of the ship Arc tic and famed as an Arctic explorer, has taken up land The captain dur ing his northern cruise established fishing stations at Button Point Bv lot Island in Baffin and on Baflin Wand at the junction of Sal moll Ri.cr at Pont Inlet He has erected houses at these stations, and npvv procured, from the govern ment transfer of- the lands, thirtv at Button Point sixty acres on Buffln Island, at a dollar an acre American icllion place from latge. 1 lapnaiVntlV'tiUn' jno a'ltnough'soroe tended bv the ranchers from the c-'lime his elapsed sine- went rounding dislnets m wounded men when fire Allies retired jne remainder ot the staff wtre alsc loue? nct ap nothing has been heard Irom her TURKEY HAS MEN IN ARMS London, Dec Ilepljmg to a ciuestion in UIP House, of Commons today, Harold J Tennant, parl amen tar> under secretary of said that it was calculated that Turitej had 650 000 men in the field, and that this force under certain circumstances, might be increaseu to a million LIEUT COL COLE DEAD Brockville, Ont, Dec Wilmot H Cole, former member of the Ontalio legitlatnre, is uauy He had been a leading Bgure In Brock- Grler, the old-- time for well over hilt cwitUrJ' "R OrtWr Onc son and one inrvlvii trandioni In him. ...ding dislncts A wife and two girls survive Mm, and the greatest sympathy M> lelclor them in their sudden f< This makes two well known old- i limeis who have passed to th? "Great Beyond" in one wwk, other being M C Maclean, lector of customs in Mac was kilted at the CPR llondav of last week GRANDSON OF MACLCOB I Macleod, Dec. t. Davis of the StntheonK name naity ;