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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 17, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIII. LETIIURIBGE, ALBERTA. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1915 NUMBER This is Said to be Com- mon Knowledge in the German Consulates in the U. S. Providence, H. I., Dec. Providence Journal says today "Dr. Joseph Cioricar made'a statement .the Journal Thursday in which ho declared that it is common knowledge among diplomats antl consular repre- sentatives or Germany and Austria throughout this country that the submarine which sank the Ancona was a German, and not an Austrian vessel. Dr. .Goricar's statement fol- lows "It is a matter oi general knowl- fcdgc in every German and Austrian consulate in this country, knowledge consular officials are not at all afraid to disclose with their intimate friends, that the submarine which sank the Ancona was really a Ger- man submarine of the largest type, which was. sliipped to. the great works at Stabilimento Teclmico at ,'I'ricste, a'nd put together Receive Austria's Reply Santa Claus in Every City Home Previously acknowledged Mary Florence Baltis 1.00 j. E. L......r............... 2.po R. F. V. M. 1.00 A Friend J. D. 2.00 C. B. Bowman 5.00 Miriam McDonald, New Dayton 1.00 MJE3 M. Bruton, Cardston 2.00 Joan and Bobby 1-00 Can't you hear the Ungltyig of the bulls? Santa Glaus is on tbe way. lie will soon be 'here. Will lie visit home in the city? That re- mains for the Goodfoliows to decide. There lire homes lie will be unable to bring yood clieer to unless the Gocdfel'icws give him a lift. There will he little children who will look Tor Santa in vain unless the big heart- ed men and women put a few dollars n the Herald's Good Cheer fund. The Nursing Mission is going to spend this money. It knows the needy fam- ilies of the city. Not a cent will be wasted. Santa Clans will go to the, homes where his presence at this i moment is not expected. Don't yon I want to be one of backers? Certainly yon do. aid a ci j Fund. MEMBERS OF NEW CANADIAN- MUNITIONS BOARD Left to right: .1. W. I'lavclle, Toronto Gen. Alex Bertram. IJnndaK; C. K. Gordon; Montreal: .7. A. Vaillaneourt, Montreal; 13. R. "Wood, Col. David Carnegie and G. Ii. Dawson, Victoria, are also Police Have Forger Who is Believed to Have Worked on Extensive Scale The city police have in their ens- chase of wortli of goods, in other articles were found in his pas- toi.y today a man who, they believe, [payment of which lie offered the session, and the police are conlldent has been operating on a very The the stuff has been stolen from slve scale in the city within the past gave njm as cnange cash In police court this the week or as a forger and thief. to the extent of f and an I.O.U. man, who answered there to the name The man has used at least three for The manager of the store of Montgomery, p'ieaded guilty to the o ue one oi uacKers here, answering to the names j did not discover till afterwards that charge of forgery before Magistrate ily yon do Then give the Her- of- Montgomery, Henderson and A very, not only was the cheque, drawn on Elton, and was remanded until to- lontributlon for the Good Cheer was arrested yesterday on the j the Union Hank, a forged one, but morrow for sentence. Hun Prisoners Taken by Serbs Now in France .Marseilles, Dec. hundred anil fifty Hulgarian, German and Aus- tro-liungarian officers, taken prison- ers by the Serbians and sol- diers 'captured in Serbia, arrived here during the night on their way to con- centration camps. l.onclon, Dec. Herbert H. As'iuith, wife of the premier, ap- peared as plaint-ill in the chancery Austrians' Warships Op- pose Landing Opera- tions, But a e Fin- ally Driven Off New York, Dec. 17. A special calile to the New York Tribune from London says "Ifc is learned on ex- Washingtou, Dec. 17 -Austria's re- cellent thal the engagement to. the Ancona note was received T J b B ut the state department during the karl Kitchrner, sccietin tor higlit, and early today was being de- ciphered to be laid before President Wilson -and- Secretary Lansing. dispatch to the Times'from. Kirkwall says the steam- er Oscar IT., with the Ford peace ex- pedition aboard, still is anchored in, the roadstead at Kirkwall. The dis- patch.adds that the examination of' of the aim) thrl Mmto went to In to the Dowager Countess oi Minto will he announred shortij Earl Kitchenerlong has been known as the "most confirmed bachelor" ot" ISngland. He-always indignantly de uied the charge oi being a hater but ior tears Ins abilitj to dodge women, even of the.'nobility, ;jiVho hail then taps set for him has been the" subject cf gossip ia London The Countess has been a.widow for almost two years. Her husband was viceroy oE India in succession to Lord-Curzon, of Kedleston, who re- signed the ucenn pest bee uise the home government supported Lord street by Constable Wallis, on a des-jthat he had even given him more Koine, Dec. Italy's expedition- It is expected that other churges f court today demanding an order to.nrj. ,-orcCi lo Balkans, has i crlptlois furnished the police the j than he was entitled to in change. of theft and forgery will be laid restrain the Globe from; the :irtjved in Albania, Official announee- Uoyal Clothing Store, who wanted the man on a charge of forgery and se- curing goods. When, he put the deal Manager Shliefer notified the police, against him. He cashed a cheque for tion of alleged libels. Mrs. Asqiiith's menti was nmrtc yesterday that the gave tliem the description of (he man, at the Dallas Hotel and another -i._ i in, and shortly afterwards he-was picked for over 54 at the Bed Cross Drug' attorneys said, "for weeks landlng hccll succcsslully com- over on the Royal Store he used the up on the street by Constable Wallis. Co. These may be forgeries, name of Henderson. He forged a The man was taken to the station I police are investigating them, cheque for on .7. L. Lyrics, a Ma- and his rooms searched. Quantities Nothing is known of the man or grath farmer, for whom he may have I of goods, including a'il manner of where he came from. He is believed been working recently, and ladies' ebony mirrors, to have been working on a threshing into the Hoyal Store, made a and toilet sets, and many crew The I Asquith has been deliberately pursued; London. Dec. Official announ ment.oi ''General Smith-Dor ri en's new i command in East combined with reports tending to cor rnhorate the belief that an attack on IjS'pt amj tbe Suez cwnl be the ceives serious consideration Immense strategical possibilities of the world war furnishes a fascinatinj It 'is that the Canadian au- thorities will conclude arrangements whereby Johannes..Von Ki In the defendant newspaper with.the j iccusation of disloyalty and of assp- uatniL, with irman prisoners at Hall She has been dp SLribed as to her Austrian warships attempted to prevent the landing with shell fire ind pi m ting mines along the At banian coast Hie warships driven ofl but tht Intrepe do and transport He T mberto were sunk b> mines with the loss of 45 ofhcial statement has been i issued as to the numbei oi men in I the Italian Balkan expeditionary traitor and vu Uiacks systematic ilh atul maintained and were onlj suspended aflei the had been issued." The attorney opposed the Globe's request for a postponement urging the court not to deprne the plaintiff of this opportunity clear herself pub- liclv Ihr persecution Ji "Mrs Vsquitl has been going on nearly a whole he said. "It began last spring m mother which the dc findant douo less noulrt sij of a lower class than the Globe. That n--------- paper had to apologize publicly and, Greece assuming a quieter character at Mrs; Asquith's request, pay there has been partial deflection- to thr Red Cross fund The same peo in European capitals to the _ pie who disseminated thesa libels Italian plans in Albania Fb- Rereral through tie Globe sent sheaies of belief seems to be that operations in equipment. The landing is said to; lme buen iflccttd at Vvolona Duraz- ro and San mni Bi an arnn roios Iming been put ashore at each point. Avlona Is Key London, Dec. affairs angemenis uirouLii u e uiunc siitiintb ui TI colter in letter- to the plaintiff and ihw theitaj oi war, will be on a imputations gainst her were made grand scale Italians in strength are alias Von Montiord, who is. now in m'social clrcle, lne matter has now ahead; safely ashore at Avlona. i gaol in Lethbridip will be talen to come to a head in the form where de- yjMlas at certain point San Francisco to give hi6 cMiience rciduits can be brojght to account mPorlanco. against the de-man plotters nho are io Slve rpasons on trial there tor destnnmg Vm 4squlth5 tounsel nointed OJt crican commerce, it -is understood tnat the statements in question were Von that the attornes'-general's depart Sir Horace Smith Dorr ei s Koolbergen the man who impli n cnj. t rjimonton under itmcnt succcsts m the word of cated in the German nlots to blow up in ui __ z, _ ___ trol pr m Ihe gaol here are not made against his client by name but against the wife a cabinet minister Theie sufticienr evidence ll riatic and it Cente.1 Europe "f Tor ye.afs andf the to the Ad the maxim in south that whoever c'om- Jiome government supported Lord t J Westii nstcr that oper tiestles on the C r R He is "ol Pi SOTOIS in inc gam i.uiu arc wls suttlcient evidence lie poses uixin, wnn wnic, IMM Kitchener, then comman.Ier-in-chief of Itions in East are destined to serv-ing a one-year sentence for for- keiit, has alKadj been communicated contended to show that Airs Asquith watches Albanian coasts u.due tc the Indian array, in his dispute with m character Sery ta Lthbridge gaol. matter ,and ,as the lefmred to the c.aenee _ there harbor: nmnds Avlona commands the- atic his been occupied by a lorce OL Itilians for police pur- Poses with which Itah to the steamer had been made, but that din from Canada where lie MIS Got nobody on board has been permitted i cr' to land except the captain. i take a more important gery in Lethhridge gaol. Lord Curzon over the re-organization ihm- tbcy ,layc njtherto operations in the Kamerun practical h coraplettd, derimn Dast Vfrica is General for siv 'tears Allowed to Proceed London, Dec, 17. Announcement was made by the foreign office that the steamer Oscar U., having on hoard the Ford peace party, has been permitted to proceed on. her to Christiana. TO BE IRIEO NEXT WEEK Hoped For Pardon Mrc. the only remaining German colony'to be subdued, and-its possession 'will' be a valuable asset to the- British Empire, and especially to India. Ger- many is understood to possess a force of about whites at her disposal inri che his not hesitated to of Privy Council Privilege with in the matter, and negotiations are believed to be under way where- bv ,-the- which You Koolbergen claims to have in his. possession, will he given at San Francisco The affidavit m Thuh Koolbergen rjhe defendant undertaken tells oi the plots to destroy C P R to refrain irom publishing anj thing bridges in Canada thc of Inch affecting the case the court allowed he said a confession been! in contrast iiilh thc total absence oE obtained from one of the to I such Inrbois along the Adriatic those gross libels which, are caiculat strait Should an> of these harbors fall into hostile .hands the Italian fleet would be grtetly handicapped confldencela the admin istration Italy is expected to contribute 1} to the re-orgamzation oi the Set bian army is nov conc.entrat- mg in Vlbania where its rankc arc to arm lirge numbers of the mtive pop-L London Dec 17 attempt 10 ,r lulalion which totals 10000000 deprne Sir Edgar and Jlacleod, Dec 16 -General satibtac ccs m Llsl thc El'n rf Cabsd membershlp ln tion is felt at the news that a ic- eirh stag's of the v, ir consisted of council on account ot berman prieve has been granted Mrs. Hawkes only two battalions of tbe King's birth has been defeated. Lord Chief for the murder 01 Airs Stole) but it vfr'can Rilll-s (iwtHO tioops) some just1Le Baron Reading held w-3 b, mam that a paraon I 3 natl, ,15nt' that ani1 Ern st as Bus i Dj man} a paraon Alrica and and some small naturalized British had all told in the Herald last the mattei to stand until Tues is heheted to been secured nom Before the case adjourned being reformed and supplies landed him C I R officia's m Calvary plaintiffs attorney said Mrs As I tnc allies during the past two weeks while the min in business there qmtn ]iad made a denial under oatujdistributed Stubborn fighting con last summer. The afTidavit- is now in Of the statements concerning her. the the hands of -the United States m thonties Von. who was in Cal gary in business years under the name of: Von Montford, i? naturalized British subject He Sorro might have been guen instead of the fthite levies "flee vere reinforced ot Bntish cimpanS'm Calgary in ten-year sentence.-liev latei b} Indian troops born subjects and thereiore were en reai estate and building hnes Last through of. the English church here, worked extremely hard on her. behalf, and it must he a source of satisfaction to this gentleman that her life has been spared. In hiany paints outside ulatipn ha POLICE -3U3Y Asf MACLEOD 'council Macleod, Dec. floating pop titlcd to membership in been much in of the prounce lean inttrebt was> al the town oi MacUod for S9ine days so taken especially in Dakota past, and as a consequence Chief where the farmers of Olivei aim Mor Lawson, thc sole member of ton counties who Mrs Ilawkcs force, 'has been, extremely busy te- Snow Interferes on Russian Front Another Brother of Taber Man is Wounded label H Ande'son, Macleod, Dec. trial ot Phillip Hart the well known Burmis rancher whu stands accused with the murder of his wife at their rcsidincc Dear Burmis, will open at a special sittings ot the supreme court here on askcd the OTCrnor to ofliciaily lntPr- centlj .Monday morning next j cede Qp M ,he belng On OM day he up sli C[ London Dec Crown Prosecutor W., M. Camphell, on fact thjl pllol ienders and on Ulc day1 found the Austrian southern front H to to shL a vo nlDre ot "le oltcncc'i sreat are bems en 1S now mmg on chant> m crown, and L H Putnam o Blair- ,nan of good moral chaiactci and not ior drunkenness and lagranci and centered owing to snow g more, will appear lor the accused It, crlmmalfj lncllned usllal fincs veci but as u sto nw VdMces from the Russian is probable, howmcr, that some cmi- hM lncarcPntion in the number of the offenders were Mead from.'sav that similar truths l icainst Von TMs afterroon a bucking horse he- ncnt counsel will appear with Mr. Mountea m Macleod broke" they arc now .ettmg food met xere _But_JPetrograd_jitill__be_ old He was coming unmamgeable, oierturned the efforts of the militia and the C P R authorities, he rwas picked up by Chief Cuddy on an ostensible forgery charge, but gave to Chief Cuddy val- oi the lirm oi Camphell. and Ander uable information which was forward son here lecened a this after ed to Ottawa Later he was brought noon thit his brotler Sam ot the to trial in Calgarv Ills wife who Is drd Canadian Mounted Rifles was Ian ittracthe Swiss noman made a sllchtls woundeu in tlie scene in the court room when hei husband wis sentenced fainted in the corridors tmues between Serb.ans Bulgar- along the Dnna river in Al- bania In Greece assurances which the Greek government received that its territory would remain for the pres ent free oi mcursion, not only by- Bulgarian but by iustro-Germaa- troops, has produced relief and op- timism and it is believed by many thit the central powers and their lies propose to leave the entente pow- ers in status quo at Saloniki them-1 sehes fortifying the line north to the new neutral scene and turning ing their main attitude to these t, points Thc English press questions a sli6htlj woundeu in tbe jaw on slncenty of Bulgarian-German as- :r cembei 2nd faam Anderson who was surances to Greece Ihe Daily Mail Later sho well known here, was iounerly m "4 of blandishments The woman biMncss in Edmonton, _citr Is bemg administered to Greece with Putnam, the name of J T i is oeing auminisucica LU witji he enlisted Hib brother Bill, also In tfc ult7mate object of mducing her t e same regiment was wounded snl tte of ibout a month before 1.AVPA Vo. T K C., the well known yer, bean mei------ nothing definite can he ascertained. During the time Hart has been awaiting trial in the Mounted Police Barracks here he has given no trou- ble lo the police authorities I During the same sittings Ora Sly of Champion, who is charged with a most serious'.offence-against a four- teen-year-old' girl at Champion, will receive his trial. He is defended by Joseph Hicks of Macleod. _ __ _ 1UUU111CU 1 UHtO 111 II1UHU UiUJ (1LU IUUU "let iji... ._...--- H- Conner, Mrs Hawkcs moAfl lodgings m thc boarding mstitu lilies >ie Germans are preparing a Winnipeg law- oncr has n ,10 caned the "Mounted Police bar great p in the region trouble to her racks ._______ Plot Failed Gymkhana in Full Swing, Big Centre of Attraction Full detL of an aitempted Turco German con m Persia received in London show n alleged plot faued only by the nan -west margin. Rus- sia has now. the town of Haniadah-and the is oper- ating: actively in this o.'strict. Koolbergei is two old He was living m Calgarv tvvo jears ago He binjgv to which it was harnessed out- and Ins familj lived well He had sid Ilirdmg s H irness Shop, and hoped to be interned so that his wife hac ed the through Mr Hard- uould get the government allowance His conviction came as a lolt Macleod Dairy is Destroyed by Fire ins. s plate glass window smashing the glass to atoms, and doing other damage to the gooiis disp'ayed in the same Cave-in at'Mine slight cave-in and derailment of cars at Iifteen west in the Canada West Coal Co 's mine caused a slop- page for about half i day, throwing some llucc quarters of tile mine out owing to the isolated positions, of charmitiR ladi's and jovial men a and the beautiful blending ot color-! some of thc outside camps There has brilliantly lighted world ot tun and tue feature tint claims the atten been a very general turn-out of mem- pl.asure, a world of good things to tion on ent ring the biulding MVKKETS bers ami a good representative vote cat and 01 good things to look upon MeeUi is, responsible mr the lay-out December wheat cast The exact result will not he a world ot contn the scene and he has accomplished May wheat .known for several days, though en- buhon, jojr J mo or vour quar- his vicl' The decorations are Dtc Oit> ough returns are now in to assure the ler or vour dollar, all to the patri- elfction.oi Graham, as prtsi- otic cause of the fund ot the Daugh- dent, Thos. Bigzs as vice-president, t rs ot the Lmpfre, has al- and David Kecs" re-election as Inter- roadv accomplished so much work national Board Member. Everywhere along tlicsp lines, and tor which Weie the election passed ofl in thc best o! are still more oxtenwe uses in the future. s lendid and most fitting in ever) prrticular Tre scene is enhanced by the charmingly gowned and maidens nho flit about helping the visitors to enjoy every feature o! the affair. OK PAQE B) Examination for discovery is being taken today from the plaintiffs ir thc work notion brought b) farmers ol the Needpath district against the C P R for the recover) ot damages amounts ing to over alleged to ig i been suffered bv them in the big prai-" fire which sucpt their cropi in October last, and which they altegt was caused bv a spark from a loco- motive The action will not likely FOOD TO GERMANY tor hearing in supreme BY PARCEL POST Februaii The fanners have prej a strong case The Raw den Farje: Dec Id Co B K Bullock and B R buildings Luckily there was no stock quantities of 'ood are belngfsent to ullen were the chief losers. roiised her husband and two sons and a determined and successful effort was made bv them lo prevent the. flames spreading to the house and adjoining the building, but a small do? who Germany by parcel nost from Amerl i there are several other tft t sleeping in the building, was res- ca and we tire in communication with action v forcing door Tho poor our ambassador at Washington on the High in flames when he came subject 1... ..AlTln.- T nflt them by rolling JOO VJOlIOTWt Victoria, B 'Uttnbuted to the over- Lord Robert Cecil, piruamenuiy undersecretary for foreim w informed the House of Commons to day, in lenly to certain questions. Mi- ITALIAN STEAMER SUNK London, Dee The ItiUu stiinfc' er Porto Said has been announced here ;