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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 17, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta WINNIPEG WHEAT December..... Miy Ftax: December WEATHER Forecast: Fair and milder ALBERTA. 17. i9n PRICE VIVE CENTS NUMBER 6 PICTtTRES ILLUSTRATING ACTIVITIES OP THE GREAT WAR Lethbridge Man Wins Out Over Raymond Choice at the Consevative Nomination BREACH IS HEALED? Uilliim S Ball ib the Constnalne candidate fol the I cthbridgc seal m j the Dominion house and Mill ec Hi t, tins riding at tip next election Ir'Uie; I nominated jestcrdai at the Lonbci District Contention As was forecasted, a "dark horsi- appeared on the scene One of th delig-itcs was htird to ciri in the das fiat ''he people m the south connln ire tired of be OR dictate! to by the Conservative cltj.uc in letli bridge and wearv ot these lawjeis ao candidates So massed forces'arid Beanie in determined to place i south man in the field T O King, ..n old time rancher if the Raymond d stncl n is the one so lected to shon the Let1 reli ab'et whe'c to hrul In taidston navmonil and Magrath delegates we pledged to support him it the ion but the from points on the Coutts line including Warnei NCR Milk Rim in- Golitts lined up with the Ir al hunch and the 1 iber La c 1111 Bow Island delegates did likewise, so thatrthe southern gentleman was whipped Mr King in a speech before the wis t iken pledfced himseli to support the choice ol the com en j tmn l! defeated and impressed his haarci as being possessed with nil attributes of a gentleman. After he sensed the feeling ol the meeting hi in uncounted standing -vote he stood up on i chair and moved that Mr Ball s nomination be made im inimoui He was hcaltilv cheered for this moie ajiii tlio meeting closed Lierv portion ol tile riding includ ing the.moBt icinotc corners was icpresraljea Ujcre being some 111 delegates all ptcsent 1 he ton line ol thc-C P B stnneh represented, and came in with the deteuninafion to nomimte then man Jlf--Ball's1 name was brought before the meeting hi C-eo P Porter oi Giassv Lake seconded hi Or Patton oi Coutts Isaac Mantle of Hn cr and Di leech ot labcr spoke on his behalf tfr King was nominated hi Geo 1 ttnde ol Raymond sec crijed by Jos of Cirdston, Ond further supported b) Fred Kar- len of "Magrath All made very Appropriate speeches en bclnli of thoir respectue choi-cs other names hQing forthconmK tlie delegates asked that the candi- dates speak before a vote wa taken Both 'Mr.- Ball -and Mr. King made short addresses, and both pledged to support the other if he should the contention A standing lote was treat 15 per cent in faior of Mr Ball. The Henld was excluded from the meeting SESSION NOT BEFORE FEB. 1 Ottawa Ont Dec Cabinet fcas appointed James M P for Prince Albert judge of the Supreme Couit of Saskatchewan This ie thf important Cabinet meeting fthtcl be held until after Christ mas The date of the opening of the Pai hanient was not fixed which lends Liberals Will Nominate Candidate Here Ja With rampant -in Conservative, cam and with the activity attenda thereon showinq in the naming candidates to contest the electio on behalf of the- governme Southern Alberta I ing no time in following the lea and within a month will ha standard bearers in tlu field the three southern constituencies at Macieod. Medicine Jan- uary.20, at Medicine Hat. GERMAN CRUISERSMADE THEIR ESCAPE; SUGGESTS SOON Raid Gives Recruiting Great Impetus-Death Toll 74, Wounded Discounts the Effect London Dec 17, 122a p German naval raid on the east coast of EnqUnd has had the ef feet of stimulating recruiting in the British Isles! The .increase in the number of men joining the colors today is almost solely to this cause. The raid still is being discussed widely Other results from it are preparations at coast points for the protection of the civilian peo pie in case of further German at tacks, and the organization don of a nationa.l guard for local defence. The reporta indicate 74- killed and 147 wounded. London, Dec. 17, .'suit 'of the German naval raid, ac- cording to an '.official bureau statement today, Were 55 persons killed and 115 wounded. Germans Cocky Berlin, via Amsterdam-and London1, Dec. it 0.-30 the ____ng.'of Scarborough and Hart% pool, the Bsrliner Tageblatt says: 'Again our naval forces, facing.the danger of the scattered mines in the North'Sea, shellen English-'fortified .The Deutsche Tages Zeitung ex-: presses satisfaction with the attacks especially immediately after the naval battle off the Falkland Islands. The' Berlin Neuesten Nachrichten Fortified Places Thib time, it is not a daung cruif> er tncl until the tiansitory throwing of a bomb lint a rptrnia bombard inents of fortified places, which is a new for the of the navy Comei.Out of Kennel? The Boeseh Zeitung says the bom- bardment Is'.possibly.-the herald of greater events, and adds: '-Tlie heroic spirit which animates our armj and navj alike has once UtOit. been qnlendidly in the attack on the English coast which beloved English cousins cannot have possible m of the vigilance of their and the pro- DRY CAMPAIGN STARTS CONSERVATIVES BIG COMMITTEE NAMED The al the prohibition Waller supt C P he Supreme i forccs Q( the m lhp foltbcom. jhompson plnsioian r V Jtiil mg campaign has oeen completed inrt pimupal Westminster school ,euuo le nx nroccprl !lt. "XInnrR cRnrpt.nri nl Minprs R. B. 0 Richrs neither mill The jron reeting throw n bi arrange- ments, have been made, here" for all eventualities. Business is going on as usual. our naial iiieces1 on the Unolish coast are possiljlv an in'diea'tion.that greater events'are. imminent. I ha e COAST TOWNS WON'T I taken all necessary precautions to -SCARE WORTH A CENT j piotect the inhabitants in the eient teotion afforded The nl by extensive mine London Dec is much speculation in London as to rar the ueTniuii raid has succeeded in ere ating of uneasiness or panic in.other .coast towns. One or me London newspaneis tele graphed to the HI..IOIS of all coast Ureas, asking them what effect the news of the eneni) s MSU has had replies rece ved so far indicate that no panic is felt 4mong the replies eamen are the; following of a bombardment here. "The people are iiuite calm. city is cahn and normal excitement of the raid soon subsided heie We hale full confidence in the navy. The raid has nol affected oui nervqs The emergency committee has taken eisrj precaution (Continued on Page 3) 12-POUNDERS ON DECK TO TRAIN THE BATTERY satisfaction 's at Lous f union Irving dibtncc maniger Sun) 'Conservative Nominee W.S.Ba" Makes Maiden Speech- Talks About Farmers not bo called until the first or jurtiu is indicated In the l j list all o( con V Buchanan lister onner I t) r H J 4 tuc harrmter Dunlop torstcr mill as it is to gne 30 notice Women's Civic Club Re-elects Its Old Officers a ni'tt ns of the Civic rlub lesleidai held al the home of bledirt of Wcslej chuich I, Mis 1' vV Donner the following of Jatlson accountant, J D Ihgm liens iieic ictlectiHl b> acclamatioT bollum Kei v Bnun 101 thcenbiiing ic-ir Mrs oi M Vndrrw b cminh J t Ham I 1 feimiison vice president Mrs iltOii ciul rngmeei Mrs H M pre ident Cental C 1 Ij "Mrs J McKean, president Willard C i U Aclusor) Reid cit) icar misbionti D Johnstml 'HOADLEY AND TWEED.E I Four formidable looi-ny 12 pound bitten guns and carriages irrited m (he this morning lor the use ol j tin. lori.cs new training IfrL Ihr held pieces will not bt unload t ed T d iv oi o OL until it is ielmueh iimountcd that the batten will remain hut the, guns alii ilesigna'tJ is the twining grc mils t be men sllll stopping al the "rote's and are training eien flu, includes tool drill and caliblhemcb it the M C and chanic K ievposlmas.el. cipal R C _ E Pago phjsician Kev Cl ranchman Coh Chas Mck'illoii' executive, Mrs F IJowuci Mrs I) Burnett Miss 'lilney, Mrs Keid Mr II Moins Mis, n N Iligm' othani and Miss Ilitidcn Ihe meltin well ittendcd predicted md a splendid is ,__._. ______ McCluie fanner Maxwell manage! I cthbndge Collieries LI i t, Cimeron principal Galbmth -.clioo! Al i) A foreman car bariib H Dieseth lorcman Citizens Lumber Co H P Uallice clerk supreme ourt I L. Moen, workman Ogilvie, fmaiU ciai agent ind the ministers of the churches "of tiiR The o i n "conversation with Colonel Cruik- I leut McL 'land lb in i ome dais ago the Herald oi one dnision and Lieut F H H pM -i no no doubt but Uue Miss nieeiimr. m ....ibhls of I'Mhi s lull lie. spci'hes in u'e 11 piomm-nt m nniii d-Jlt witli, bio id topir1- trorr lln tonic j o" tin manager uiuiuistit, new 01 (he si tuition and state that Melon is not onH (he country districts but ,fc wa direded iloiii bih d lines b in iv fi Da iil'ou lie ihiirm in call pil of Mr 1 0 ism.; of VUvmoud tlio defeated ncminee lor the i-cilenl orgini ilion candi laci tne fus-t spciket iMines Sink Two Steamers Off Fiamborough Head T South Shi-Ids Enoland Der 17 via Lonoon p m steamers, one believed to he a pa-scnger ship were sunk by mncB in the North Sta, off Fianxb.or.ough Head, .last- night.______________________ _ Allies Making their Posit- ions Solid in Belgium-- Big Are Guns Busy Along the Aisne FRENCH REPORT O.K. FRENCH OFFICIAL Dei 1 230 French War Office out an off! ciai .statement this afternoon .fol- 'Between tbe sea and Lys, we have taken several German trenches at tho point of the bayonet: consolidated our -positionB at Jjomtiasrt and St. George B and the terrltorv taken from the enemy to the west at.Ohelu- veil. 'We have made progwes points in the region of 'There have .heen no IhfthtEy; at- tacks along the reraalBder of the 'font, but we report hetvy im the part of our heavy artUlery in the environs of Tracy Laval, on the Aiane and in Champagne, as well n the Argonno and in the region Verdun. "In Lorraine and Alsace, there is nothing to repolt PUSHISCf GERMANS OUT London De the -western arena ot the nir especially m Plan ders, the roles ot the contendm- arm- ies would appear today to-bare been leiersed entirelj Ml the recent, of :icial statements issued by both al- lies and the Germans, refer to the allied ofiensive from iVpres to the sea. Consequently the .Germans' are on. the deteusnc V British stjuadion still s stand ing off tile Clist, and has aided the ittack m the licinitv of Nifuport hut nowhere has marked progress been noted. It may he said, however, that the attempt of the allies to .push Clermanr, out of Belgium delmitc li begun and tht. results tar re in 1 lande-us have the German llni, into a reins ot ten a held positions rattri than J straight IT many points illrd have bcim driven m Russia Llaims Co have checked for the moment the movement of tlic Austrians across the Carpathians. N. B.'s New Cabinet St lohn NB Dec nen pro Incial sovernment was named in Iredericton today Hon George J Clarke, formerly and acting Premier, called upon to form a new eminent on the- reels nation of Hon J K Pelmmlng, pre aented his Catlnet to IJeut Wood who approved It, the mem bers were suorn In Mr he- comeB minister Lands and Mines. Mr Flpmmmgs former portfolio, Lient Col J B 31 Baiter K.C, at St. John recorder of the city becomei The other remain in the same hands Patriotic Fund Ihe organized Society of Lethnridge has its patriotism In a tangible by the. donation of to the Red Cross, and Patriotic Fund This fund continues to dail) anil when the total is cast up Lethhndge will have no reason to ht ashamed I "Vlarnoch S 23 HO School Teachers Patriotic bocietv A Canadian Societv of ot Lethbndgc__________ 3600 Premier Sifton Pays Our City a Flying Visit KIIIL iniple sect hu hearers is a rmn of wide gauge Then he had een that l 1 Hodgiou huh SC.MO' principal U U Davidson, imrrihtei A M stidord financial agent j the cities thcmsoheb will slrongK b Ctiltuilh phvSician, b a Dun ham, hnnci W A tJaniiltou bup I triHtl llllent Of bt-llOOlS f Pi t Rid uuu I p ith merchant tnHoi M bibton men, andi the leaders of the dent il sdiijcon L 'I Alloa dintal iiugcoii t r phi'-idian Aird. rancliur Uohcrt I supt oi C Ji HaniM Tlic >ut m- viv .luoK.1 I 11 Alison td he taken in June neM Loniwn Dec P.- 'f ins Mil liiMghaii'1 sMfb Wvnigcr Ihe officers s.tate that the cific Empret. of India his been 0 I Mlnnp la'mci Major n iraipn will he ahsolulriv non p a hiipiUI Irdlsn i iri'cn pio ihcull of Mir runemr-nt for tiic counuv hes Gaekwar Baroda C. P. Liner as Hospital IIV Lll-ICd lull lltullg.II the measure not irom moral or religious rcakons kit because business and professional men, and the leaders of men all through the countrv feel that it is from the purelj noniK btandl olnt tn UioiCe 61 the Consent on rested on Mi Ball, he withdrew and made the ".election He sincereh appreciate I tlic honor hib distnct had Herald's Santa Claus Fund cam- his blioiildet to the Tvli'd ami work foi lie i-aiisc MTU1M I Sl'LVk1- fa Ball, the Consen-uiM- tan didMc for the I lion L bifton premier of lurta was in the between tramb icsteidav on hib was to the capital from where he attended the banquet to Mr George Burj lecent U promoted to the general manager ship ol the C II The pienuei was accompanied Hoi J prounciil so-- retan who lomed him at Tahei md j fc S I ellmgwell M P P of lust i neik ind it will he Chnbt nus, mcaiib io milcn )t is, tippoi who is just rttuining Irom a visit just a ln" mil 1 B allowed to Urn central states still time nol bj aml m on our Mr Sifton was seen In the Herald I beliLs the role of feiintu Ohius we ,it the Lethhridge hotrl but he had i blwll the recempen'-e ol ,hmug no interviews on tap The banquet at idonc a out) which witl'gi.e lib, .Hmaipeg hf said was a "tt rcpre supreme satisfaction fsentilhc aBair, and included ,is In the abumliinte o- (he Minshmt guests r" actc-aliy ever) proraineiit mMMire'we stio Jcclaieil" 1 rrsident .ternoch mu nn. vot" or the measure is evpcct- Dominion hOusi iidrissed thu ion as i undid ite for the first lose of domn our little poition to bring i ray of sun shine to a home where it mil bncht tn the. Uul tnns atmosphere and makt il buch is we would it toi ourschcs Lei us thm he m> and tune (or jvii li ofiicc i-.---------- Hi approtliteil to the fullest il will ireite art in the happv (Jc lonrulcnct ol the convention in rofitjfm rt heing able to allav anv naming him'as the mar lo carrj the iimtlcss disappointment pirticularls i-aire 3) to the folkb to whom Clinst sh lanoilfdged I Guild n n the ailtnncon tram and Mr r'W line1 r11 piorerilcd hn liomu 10 Warner tins, motriinS. l ;