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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 16, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta WINNIPEG WHEAT 9 moderating VOLUME VIII. ALBERTA. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1914 PRICE FIVE CENTS NUMBER 5 RAID MADE ON BRITISH COAST T 492 MEN REPORTED OUT OF WORK BY UST There are souls in Lethbrldge including soldiers, German Austrian and Turkish reservists and other m li- tary according to o Jlcial returns made to the city council, niornmg- by Chief Skelton, who has just finished his cnnvas and unem- Will-be Centre of Great Oil Developments Next Spring Once Old Man Winter has hreathcd his the icy blast gives way to the tempering Chinook, Sunny Al- berta will again be the mccca of geo- logists and oil lans, and they will journey hero, as did the old Mccca, "for the prophet" which the, are cerram awdius imeir, enorts The only diBerence between the ac tivity neit'.spring and that wild w- of speculation which, diituriBd the cauanamity and demolished the paj- streaks of southern AlbertftW, ia at. 1011, WJU be that the -mid-cat will he left m his hole somewhere up m the neighborhood 01 Calgary. are staying with thc oil game in tfe south, oil first andJlaatj _.._4--. nigs of the servant jjrrl1 office-boy. The line-up at present'looisi rood There will be four--wells m JJ1 the Sweet Grass tali, in 'actual op cration. when 11 the Sezur well in 112 Jnou down tors is a.n association.ot auout seventy feet with good' indications citizens of the cltj, who realise that 'I here is the prospect'of two in manj ol the smaller farmers in the 11 most of is leas- district need assistance to get ,u T p pliect y'actoss thf more mixed programme of farming ployment survey. All of thes are getting aiung Tiae, with the exception of about 1000. There are 346 married men, and 146 single men out of work. The Nursing Mission has agreed to look after the married men and their 1000 or so de- pendents while the city has decided to handle the cases, of the single men, on the recommendation of the Y.M.C. A., the Nursing Mission, the Salva- tion Army, or any of the .ministers in the city. In addition to those already mentioned, there are widows, with thirteen dependents needing aid. This the Nursisg Mission will supply. Lethbridge Livestock Guaran- tors Have Alieady Provided That Amount Through the efforts of the Leth bridge Livestock Guarantors Mts head worth been supplied since late snmmei to the farmers in the district. Several additional .applications .are being consideisd, and it is probable that as toHirniorfnrtll 6e forthcoming !h t t as toHirniorfnrtll 6e forth the hear JtitHrt. x r r Inclhaed in the lot are 42 cons and S heifers The cows have nearjy all calved, and the farmers who made the purchases practical doubled their money The Lethbridge Livestock Guaian tors is an association, of about seventy number of foremost ed bj thc G border, in Montana, a r wells are a certainty. At the Imited Oils is ready to drill, and at Cardston, the pecplc have the pro- mise of nine wells REAL DEVELOPMENT That the southern fields are ,it- lhe> haic each guaranteed the sum of 1150, thus making ui> a fund ol ap- proximately which is aiminis ternd bv trustees Not over or voKh of stock IB furnished any one farmer and each recipient of aid must be a bona fide tiller of the noil A lien note on the stock bought is the iVformatipn m connection with ttejnEht iere m lhe. soalhi so that no local fields money gets away from the country "R E Uutts, manager of one of WM julj mi the largest English oil producing Lt ,ere ahv In making porations, m companj Dut once thev realized members ol the parts, as in Cards that get stoci; On' long ton during September and made a i term8 at a minimum percentage on trip up to the Lakes toOilitneir not hesitated Citv In conversation with tho wnter l ,n appiyin_ for aid he- stated that his compan> had con- The men behind (lie scheme are all tractcd for five wells to be put down raembers of -the Board of this spring on their holdings in thib nave gone their jjersonal security in of the rigs are now on order to heln the faimerb and to aid tho wav and should arrive here m the establishment of a mixed farm any dat That they plainly mean mg commnnitj as well as to encour business we ma) fctate that recenth age the right relations between this same companv spent man on tbe land and the man m bus! in the oil fields nortli and west ol ness The rewilts haie been Vera Cruz, Mexico, neiorc a was sratiiying, and it in the Opinion of realized. TOO "Tho fjardston Oil companj has those concerned that'tlie'reJations be- tween the farmers in this -district'arid the business nren of are leases at intervals throughout thc tnct, and there is no doubt thej %ery We, understand a trans- action is at present taking place M herein thc company is purchasing a better than in any other part of the third interest in'-40-acres near Lea- tilt from a group of Calgary capital Ibts who guarantee to Mnk a well 3000 ieet without any furthfr expense HOLLAND ORDER GIGANTIC Purchase of founds of Flour In Kansas, Kansas Cltj Mo 15 e a .fmo from the company than the noimcement of the sale of and in this case the object would be accomplished together with a chance of strikme oil and at practically no cost at all to the local stockholders OIL GASIC NOT AT C' TON' "The first real attention paid to the Cardston district was U vears 'tbn' page TWO GERMAN CRAFT ARE REPORTED SUNK IN NAVAL BATTLE NOW IN PROGRESS LONDON, DEC. 16, 1.16 OFFICIAL PRESS BUREAU THIS AFTERNOON MADE THE FOL- LOWING REPORT WITH REGARD TO THE GERMAN ATACKS ON THE NORTH SE COAST OF ENG- LAND: "THE FORTRESS COMMANDER AT WEST HARTLEPOOL REPORTS THAT GERMAN WAR. VES- SELE ENGAGED THAT FORTRESS BETWEEN 8 O'CLOCK AND 9 O'CLOCK THIS MORNING. "THE ENEMY WERE DRIVEM-OFF, "A SMALL GERMAN WAR VESSEL ALSO OPEflf D FIRE ON SCARBOROUGH AND WHITBY." NlSE AT HARTLEPOOL DEC 16, via LONDON, 1 51 b PERSONS ARE REPORTED TO HAVE BEEN KILLED AT HARTLEPOOL AND A .NUMBER INJURED IN THE BOMBARDMENT OF THAT PORT BY GERMAN CRUISERS THIS MORNING. WHITBY ALSO WAS BOMBARDED WHITBY, YORKS., via LONDON, Dec.' 16. 1.48 GERMAN CRUISERS BOMBARDED THIS TOWN BETWEEN 9 AND 10 O'CLOCK THE EARLY REPORT OF THE BIG RAID BULLETIN.-LONDON, Dec. 16, 12.35 ARE CURRENT IN LONDON. THAT TWO GER- MAN CRUISERS HAVE BEEN SUNK IN.THE N.ORTH SEA. DEC 16 1120 a m-1 HE OFFICIAL BUREAU ANNOUNCES THAT GERMAN MOVEMENTS OF IMPORTANCE ARE TAKING P1IACE IN THE NORTH SEA, AND THE GERMANS ARE SHELLING SCARBOROUGH AND HARTLEPOOL THE OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING IMPORTANT DEVELOPMENT FOLLOWS: "GERMAN MOVEMENTS OF SOMF IMPORTANCE ARE TAKING PLACE THIS MORNING IN THE NORTH SEA. SCARBOROUGH AND SAVE BEEN SHELLED AND OUR FLOTILLAS AT VARIOUS POINTS HAVE BEEN ENGAGED THE SITUATION IS DEVELOPING SCARBOROUGH ..REPORT SCARBOROUGH; ENG., DEC 16, LONDON 12 13 GERMAN CRUISERS BOMBARDED THE TOWN OF MORNING. v .'VftfHTLgPOOL r, REPORT 'HARTLEPOOL, ENG., DEC 18, via LONDON 12 RESIDENTS OF HARTLEPOOL WERE AWAKENED THIS MORNING BY'HEAVY. GUN FIRE. A GREAT CROWD AT ONCE ASSEMBLED ON THt BEACH TO LEARN-WHENCE THE SOUNDS CAME SHELLS FROM SOON BEGAN DROPPING INTO'THE CITY THE'CROWD ON THE BEACH RAPIDLY SHELTER GERMANS DRIVEN OFF' London, Dee. 16, 11.46 statement given out by the official information bureau says that the warehips which have been bom bardliig the eastern coaft of Ens have been driven iff by the Weit Hartlepool fortress. DESTROYERS MEET GERMANS Dec. 16, via London, 5.25 i. reported that a flotilla of British torpedo boat destroyers thia morning encountered three German cruiter. ei8ht mile, off the English coast. The cruisers imme diately ceased fire. THREE RAIDING CRUISERS. London, Dec. 2.30 New castle Evening Chronicle places the number of German vessels w-iich bombarded Hartleoool at three U savs that these cruisers were at- tacked almost immediately bv four British destroyers. Several entire rows of houses at Hartlepool were destroyed, and ths aas works were seriously This newspaper it is believed eevsral persons were killed or wound. ed. TWELVE KILLED London, Dec. Evening Stan dard publishes a dispatch from borou were IRG SERVIA IS CLEAR OF AUSTRIANS ..London, Dec. Piter and Crown Prince Alexander and Prince George have entered -Belgrade at the 'head of the victorious Servian army, according to a dispatch received by Reuter's Co. today from Nish, Servia. Not a single Austrian, a statement by the Servian General staff says, re- mains on Servian soil. and Cracow is reported, and in that region tlie Germans are completing their movements by rail- way towards passes of tlie Car- jmthians. "In western Galicia the Imttle is de- velop! SERVIANS SURROUND AUSTRIANS Petrograd, Dec. divisions (about men) of the Austrian army vhU.h occupied Belgrade haye been cut off and surrounded, and 'will be forced to capitulate, if they hayv not already done so, according to an u t here, bv L Shalai kovitch, the Servian minister to Pet- rosrad. ENORMOUS GERMAN LOSSES Rome, Dec. losses in the immense battle, in .Poland are estimated to have been in etl and wounded, says a. dispatch to the MesBagero from Petrograd. This does not include the .losses of. the nor the prisoners .taken by I the Russians. Eighteen "German I army corns have iu the i battle, several of- which are now much in numbers President of Im- perial Interested Crow's Nest n RUSSIAN STATEMENT Hie following official coimmimca tion Ms teen from guicnl headquarters at the'front In tlie l otir ictlon continues UK! the sucifiis nmnul Irt 0111 troops hdb been mimtiumd On the lett bank of lUe Vistula foi ccs of tbe uiemv itc j Itra'ing in the irca ailadent to IJie_ rner the presence of Icral nen bcdirs of tilt, ent'im "-hich hivi just icached oui front has been disclosed Since die marmns of December 1 there has been fierce-righting Between Low the istnla anil the left hank ol thp B-lira Hid both JidPS have been alternated on the off'tibue and defensive Our troops eiei huve been able to progrebfa The fighting in the othei region'! along the -vhole stretch of the front has been less intense i marked weakening of the. enemy between THE CANDIDATE The above mip shows approximately route taken bv the German raid inj cruiters in the early mormrj dash today, when thev shelled Scar borough Hartlepool and Whitby win i" t Tt-ise lie along the Yorkshire! Sea shown herewith coast just north of Yarmouth, shown in the picture If the naval battle said in official reports to be develop- ing takes place, the opposing fleets viill clash in that part of the North Likely to be Name'd Contest This Riding in Dominion Election SENATOR JAFFRAY Born Jan. 23, 1832T Died Dec. 16, 1914 Ontn Dec.. Robert Jaffray died at 4.30 this mo.rning. Hon. Robert Jaffray, 'who only re- centlv succeeded to the position of president of the Imperial bank ot Ca riada. vacated by the death of D. Wilkie was the son ot William Tnff ra> and Margaret He born januan 23 at Skeaoh Ban fn I nockburn Educated at Bannockburn school and Stirling VLademi Jiewos made Senator on Mav 8 1806 The late Mi riffnn was president of the Globe Printing Co., and of'the 'Land Co vice president of the Crow s iseit Pass f oal Co ind the Crown Neat Southern Railwai df t Vihili it genoralK (.finceded Ihc railroad station' One dropping shells into thp Finn Ball will be HIP nan theic ib "fThP obectues 01 the attack ieued thc P-ople ind mam of them' ahM s, the Ihit a dalK of the objeclues 01 tnc attitu frnm their .horse nay apppal (in the scene tune Wi Leecn.sff larer Br i descr'el from Ih (.onsuwtnc trom ill over ,south rector of the Toronto General Trust prn Vlberta an. Mi tu lal Co the Canada Life Co tendim; Jie distiitt ct, acniion which the rlectric Lisht Co of loronto ind went into seiiion lust as tni. Herald other romnames Before being elerat v. ib KOUIC to pros" Ih purpose nl ,0 the piesldencv ne was -ikepre- thp cnniculion is to nominate, i LOU of the Imperial Bank. didati to contest the LlthblldgL scat________________ 'in the Dominion next of the objeclues the attaCK was tteS homS St Mditm's church which was dam-1 vr-H4P ___I .._____ 4-hn HI rl 11 Vf H DUDIiaiiea wl oorouah aaylnj that twelve persons woman beiind the eonnter 011 id were killed and 100 wounded durm, kllM mA ncu The resident of laitlcpcol yyoie {attoi the bombardment of the town trom aroused from, their sleep by.the .sound t' by German erul.srs. sa, th- Inr-al tas and the him- ol heavy ganinre They focked on -_ london Dec. 16. For tto first vard, sct by the shell-, street thence made then u to "ewate'i I, i i....- Knrlish towns _. , oi the hi aUi to learn yiliat yyns uoine' lonuou, i-w. uet ymui time in.modern history English towns OI hayc sullercd from the attack ol a foreign enemy. A German squadron snejl-i -iireei-j inn muuc IIILH tu------ o, Pm I! I 'hips Cstimate o. the b.aU, to learn .tot Of U mstrict' losses at Hartlepool is nine people on In a moments shells Horn rc kllcd prohablv ,s Oirinan u-msets De2an diopmng into m itcd Ilaiclepool v licit upon thc croiul ,UO roilMl PARIS IN UTTER DARKNESS 1 Paris Dec the street lamps In Paris were extinguished at mid night The reason foi this precaution is snld to haye been the leceint of a report that bal '.oons hod been sitjhled at Amiens pro- ceeding in the direction of Pnri.5 loreign encmv. .-v VTCIHUMI Kiucn wiiicii thc size of which is not yet known. am] greatly evangeiatcii ciepi- upon..the. northeast coast of rxlo nerman uarship EnKlanri dunne-the darkness oi tnin nnd Leaves Punta Arenas with gntigln Cruiser in Hot Pursuit Herald's Santa Claus Fund The Heiald Santa Claus Tund loss have big woik to do.'blgger than they Ib. (UO marK Thank e- bring the most iov and comfort Now foi the second hundred IA Miinv mem Christmnses depend on ery dollar mepns a llappv child, ma> {this column, and higher U mounts ho a whole fanillv of them Suh'triji (the more Christnmi will be the. Jien- lions are coming in very nicely, u d era! Lethbrfdge ttmosDhere on De- the Slh'ntlon tho ''fls rcilbcr So slon and ibe Sl'ull'r .w ar-1 nowlcdstd 110705 planning ftlrai tney 1 bo able lo I'nuh 00 tfo. They have big plans, ior tuey I SI 00 Feime, BC Dec lit is learned here that the Kootenaj Central braneJToZ th6 C P R, connect ig the Crow's Nest branch with Lima Peru Dec Dresden Punta jesterdaj withont takln? on coal The cruiser Bristol has gone In pursuit The Bristol is more powerful than the Dr sdcn, but the latter has i shade in speed They compare iu da i tail as follows Bustol Tonnage 4800 speed 2684 i snots feuns, two 6 inch, ten 4 inch I Dresden Tonmg" 3514 speel iT knotr guns eh e 11-inch four 21 i People irom Scarborough morning an i t threw London into thx-ir sleep by the German shclK tire greatest stito ol excitrnient .hat, i British flotillas are ensagms thfsp ,roid ita has nieVlllied since the outbreak o[ iimaclers of Eiritish waters and the h ftrst trjm fot Ihc prcllm rcrort 0, ifortrtss 0! ttest Hartlepool ,Uiere thel circula'pd ila.i, ist thc madt. no mention of mouth of the Rivet urea upon ston'cs as what damage done at Scarhorqigh, the enemy. ._- rn..i is a fashionable re-ort on I The official reports ao not set fotth tne Al IT 'the sorth Sea, 37 miles northeast ot Ithe number of the. attackng JfOUp CRUISERS A1 IT and ilttie milesJiom !nor do they say. whethet tho seacoast Bulletin-London, Dec. 16, Il.a2a. L A or t an import the crows Nest branch with trc get wumn gun towns were flred upon simultaneous- ra -A terman fleet made i sudden S nDinir centre about forty miles Oolipn? though com sho can batter the latter for n iiroe ly or one after another. .daslfinto the North Pea today, shall gcarborS Si, I pleted, will not be onened foi traffic without leaving a 0hOt In retilrndw Vto unlfflcial reports Lou- cd Scarborough and ILirtlepool nng- L? inv n, until January 1, when It will be