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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta WINNIPEG WHEAT May "uly Low VOLUME VIII. LETHBRIDGB, ALBERTA. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18, 1914 PRICE FIVE CENTS NUMBER 7 HARDEST KIND OF LUCK THAT GERMAN RAIDERS c> TELEPHONE DIRECTORIES OUR CHRISTMAS PRESENT Tho new telephone director- les jiavo arrivud at last. Five barrels of them came In by freight this mornlsg. and 'will bo distributed by Christmas. The directories are comprehensive, containing all towns south of Hod Deer. Very Heavy Movement of Troops in Rush to the Coast is Imminent ALLIES MOVING UP 17 of within the deiman lines, and the arrival" oi reinforcements are re- ported from Western Holland, whore, continues to find its waj ji i j of the the Germans, and 4-ustrians seem to he the border despite the efioits 01 me mi Ule croat ot d ttve ot tattle Germans to prevent it. Two correspondents of two news- SWEEPING RUSSIANS TO EAST VON SPEE SURPRISf) WHEN TWO BRITISH BATTLE CRUISERS HOVE IN SIGHT-BIG GUNS DID THE TRICK Claims of Both ..Berlin and Vienna-Only 30 Miles From Warsaw LEMBERG ALMOST IN AUSTRIAN GRASP? London, Dec. 18, 12.18: ntermhiable struggle in the east con tinues again. Berlin is gay with flags pipers Of send in conjee and agilil Pctrograd declines, to con 1 cede victory to the mvadeis lierliu lures as to the meaillni, oi the ic hmolel tl, lt tivity. The correspondent oi Tljd at the Husslans are falling back along Sluis.. believes it indicates a new the entire front, from the Baltic to the German attack lie sivs f arpathlanu. vith the inv iding centit 'The mysterious movements ol the than thirty miles from Warsaw German .tioops continue New forces p0 the whefaa few weeks -igo are constantly starting lor Ypres, ftUSBjans were pouring over the Car- and the Yaer iront. Mor.t of them are pathians into Hungary, combined Alls youths of, 18 and the-remainder are tro-Hiingarian-German' columns now old men" 'have forced thun hack through tli The correspondent ol the Telcgraaf pmses and it is assorted have ad reports-progress h> the allies on the vinoed two thirds of the wav acioss canal from 'Vpres lo Dnniudc He Gillcia nearlng tile fortio b savs of occupied by the Russians Consideiahle movement oi troops earlj in the Oallcian, campaign m Flanders took place Monday and Russian Denials t Iticsdav from" Ghent in tse-dueciion1 Tha Russian report Admits oi J pros'1 illtcan hundred nonr- of this They dismiss the hap ahd inJahtrv hivfeVarnved at Deist Beniugs of and otter new troops have opera to Knock-e and Oostcrkerkc Ul the tldns toJirtfMrt of Warsaw m-the derman forces have npparentlv con same category It Is claimed how centrated on the in aorth Flan ever that the extreme Russian left which seem to eonstitate a new near Mlawa hasjlmist the German defense line ELPOR1S VCHVm The Hague 17 MI London papeis the Oennans are rivalling large haVelieln 'oa es of troops thro igh Belgium past bj foot thg Wta 9eem to be rorclng Dutch border points It is the im Gernlillls 0, t nf m pression 01 these newspapers that the ma maintaining the [ires new troops are volunteer forces as it is declared that moil oi them are vcrv young irom 17 to 19 vears of It s assorted 700 cavalry and 1500 iniantrv were observed at Bru- ges going south west oOO imanlij md l-iOII marines at Knocke priceed in tUp sa ne direction mri 900 hack, .and that Russian cavalry bas swung across the eastPruB- Bia In the western arena there has been ts of great, sure elsewhere on the front from the sea to Switzerland V, OU Bt J5T i London, Dec. "despatch- to Times from Warsaw Dec. 13, describes' under date 't GERMANS HAD STAMPS FOR USE IN SWITZ. ERLAND IL'CSHIP Ot THI PACK iC H CPT ON SPEE W AS SEN! 10 THI- IJOITOM Tnb Of Sill I III DMICIv SyjiDBE COMMANDING THI, INriBLl- IVFLHXIBLh AND FIVE LIGHTER CIUJ1SBRS Btiuiob Dec follow pKbence Ol f ngllih shirs, in the Isl the tluec otlur units llu. minor mils Oit amb, Ihe ship i "turned and r polled ers Diesden ami NurnburB ing iiLcounl of the hattk on lire. 8, ill which Admir- al Von Snee's squadron, with the ex- ception ui tiic Bruiser Dresden, wa: destroyed by the'British squadron un- der Admiral Stnvdee, was given b.y the commander ol the Dresden to the German. consii! at i'unta Arenas, when the crniser put in there during her (light irom the pursuing British Ihih is the (nit olhci 1 e'rbion to tome from -i German source that there were .two Knglish cruis ers. The. atimiral p'repareii at once to 4ivc hattle to.the hoslilc ships, anil issued the neccbsarv ordeis 'Meanwhile the iwo cruisers above mentioneit courageously, faeed the English fleet. The latter was attack- ed hv our. two cruisers, while the Paris. Dec. jircof that Germany made plans to annex Switzerland, the Matin prints photographs of German ten and twenty pfennig stamps, across wlvivii are printed in black letters "Schwelz Ten Centimes" and "Schweix, Twen- ty-five Centimes." -The editor claims that he has stamps of this kind in his posaesslon. P. MURPHY CARDSTON REALHERO Ex-subject of Uncle Sam Turns Up in London After Being in Mons Battle WAS IN LETHBRIDGE IN SPRING OUT OF WORK woudeu where Murphy could i hi le- while we were able to Nnl lnd ,resiltll Uur im hV 4 lltlle Jate; f ll1; noticed drwilnoushts o( the I .on Upe ifc.OUO tons more outside the raue? dt make out the strengtl u Hit hostile loroc, Iheie were no tivo cruisub [he mfm s dt tatsx Uur coniman-ii-r kein j min clrculll stances in view 01 the number itv Hid sizt, ol the ships It suffices to rein lib IMIL me lion ivpc n'li-t iiiuir ui K J I It pif r r.H vifli 1 he C ernnn I acilic division iaiil whose w is unknown _- arFianau0i is vveic vvun thi. Dtesdcn (.oimn mdir left the Pa fore, Ihe condition! were magiiific, nt -ntimetie cannon whilt the t er cidc to to the 1 ilklaml Islands The vveathei and calm bj vva) of C ape I loin Ihe auditions ll IK was nade without m for combat vnth _.. _..D........._-. _ cident little uefore arriving at our lor the Gcimans Jdmiial Aon bper that bv in crcepting r ladio Belgian Iron1 Hi 'I have Rone 'I'll bet he's in the thickest-pi the lighting, somewhere. That ib a chalactenst c tinestion and answer in Cardston. Pat Mur- phy, one of the best known and most popular residents ot the south town left there last to. go. up 1 destination the commander of Ihf division vice on bpee de tachod one of oui and discover tacts concei persisted in his" to battle the1 "bchai nhorsl north, and lias not heen .heard from since, until today Pat, has just gpplied- at Salisbury Plain for admission to the Royal chance of escape Ihe commandei ol tin Drtidcn adds Highlanders alter some weeks on the bper j that bv in ercepting r nglish ladio Belgian fronf Hi v a give i grains she learned of the sinking of est ot tnL fighting HL went through -ntimetie cannon whi i-rmserb onh had impc sihlc metre cannon i oycc uc uuivn; UHC- and the Scharnhorst and Gnetsenau but to explore Gneisenatt acting and orde.1 dr s. not know the late ot the I eip the ed at thr-same time the disposal cl '-as as or the Nurnburg tut battles of the Maine Aisne VII -irras Monb and Three Pn Germans Claim the British Lost Two Destroyers, But the Admiralty Denies it NAVAL LOSSES FIVE London; Dec, 18. The Times sftffst1 lift escape of the German warships Wednesday IB accounted for ar, simply hardest Wnd of lucSr.. The British. Admiralty was well Informed of the pending raid, and had roadfl pre- parations. for criiETitng the squadrons, but fog interfered arid the Germans dashed homeward. British. ships -were ready to take to sea, hav lag heen forewarned that a raid was to 'be made, but when got within- sight of the hostile squadron, the lat- ter, seeing the British force, turned and steamed off at full speed. 'Hard Luck' 'The fog was so thick that the TiBl- tors were able to cover their move meiits and make a clear getaway. The navy is saying 'Hard luck' to itself, and confidently waiting for another chance. The general feeling iu Lon- don is one of hopefulness that the Germans will he encouraged by their Success to try again. Germans Make Claires Dee. 18, 3.15 Am- _____ _____ _______ _.... sterdam' dispatch to Heuter's Co., con- eis It Mons. he was twicj wounded German official report which VESSELS NOT INJURED Not Likely that First 111! is official lj- reported; tliaU tire Crerraiui Vessels-which .bombarded Mar- Scarborough arid Whit- by' were '.hit several times by-. .the coasL Batteries, but .that e damage sustained -was Will Go to the Front Unit as a strength oi Russian defenses be int. th.r sane mrection nn j Slher "e re ion 01 the authorities ot Warsaw ,n Ottawav'Ont.. Dec. the, authorities here have not been inform- ed offlciallv in connection- with the and reports cabled from I- ngland thisj slight. PEACE! mornliis to the effect that lon 01 vllc .llullullulc, u. 111 I purpose of the War Office to merj ported Iron places hut then statmg the {rcrin4n, Mp the various units of the Canadian Ex Is that Von Buelow's Ob- numbcis net known FRENCH OFFICIAL Fai t j5r.c '18 47 p m Trench Office hnllotin, given oyt this afternoon, says: "The day of December 17, was marked, as we said by an advance on our part ture the withm a IP' "editionan othnr British m of their doing so will be gone for little surprise he fel J J In Belgium, where every counter at- tack undertaken by the enemy failed: 'We'; liaVe captured trenches at Anchy.'southwest of Labaase. "In the region of .Arras, a vigorous offensive: made us masters of several trenches. These wore located at St. and" ;CIangy., At this last- mentioned .place, we-occupied a front of more than onejtilometre most all-the of tho enemy. ever as strong Russian reinforce ments are arriving. The correspondent adds the Germans are said very strong )t m artillery m heaw field 'In.tilie region of jTracy Levalle, on the Alshe. and in the Champagne dis trict our heavy artillery distinct advantage 'In the Argonne. blew LH onpjof our trenches to the north of Four de- Paris, and, endeavored to move out from their position with three battalions of troops. This in- fantry as the one they undertook at St. Hubert, was repulsed. 'To the east of the Meuse and in the Vos'ges. there is nothing to re- port. NEW CRUISER IN WEST INDIES British Fighter.. Princess Royal, Con- voys Essequibo New York, N.Y.. Dec. The-Prin. cefis Royal, one of the. new, British bat- here if sucii we-e the case This con tmgent is now abaoluteh under Im perial authorities to dictate their po- sition. When the contingent.left, Ca; that ,the division line as a unit. It has been apparent, however, that the War Office has disposed of troops so far sent over, according to the need at anv one point troops for instance e been diE tntmted here and along the Br! tish position, and continual shifting and re-disposition of troops has been made at various-stages While the standard of the Canadian the Kaiser's Per- sonal Letter; bv Hvrng shlapnel md strtiik by Mrjpnel at 'Marne was put out oHactJon Few Stray Bands Roaming the Veldt All that Remains of Revolution again claims that some of the British des where troyers ivhioli ittacked the German s 'weat squeuron ofl-the British coait iq lirmg line as a .delicti -WeTev-snok The fol and had tv.o sliot under While in thp BeiRian trenches he lived] The cruisers by fonr ;of which ;was sunk, another disappear- :ed badly damaged: at another point a on uater hiscuit-b aid ipples lor week In debLiihiut, the battle it Mons GERMAN COLONY NEXT Mnrphv told the correbpondcnt that the Belgians lought hKe demons that superiority of uuinbers o-verT whelmed them. Tlie advance was an avalanche of surg-: ing the bodies ot 4beir dead 1 o shoot one was Hke catch ing one drop of in a. rain storm said thev ad destroyer was snub. 'An British Losses Five official statement .Issued by the Britiih Admiralty last night makes no mention of any- British i warships; bavins been lost. The British state- ment said that.the llgnt cruiser patrol aad the destroyer Doon, which were v.moc? the British ships iihat attacked, the German Bruisers struck bv victims dropped Murphy is one ot the best mule skinners" in the Prtfvince: He'is an American, and up till last emplo ed bv the tailed States Cape Africa, via Londun Dec. Louis Botha, Pre- mier of- the .Union .of South Africa considers-that -the rebellion apart from the rounding -up of a few stray skinned mules irom Cjrdston to camp bands is it an end lie 9 and became has gone short' vacation on hii wounded. Britain May Protect Ijondoa, Dec. to the Tunes it is still possible that Bri Tj tlsb government wHl call ths attention of tae neutral nations to Oermag viola Ve nhn aft ft neuiTSl naiions 10 viuiu. clamation service on the 000 000 u of iuternationai usareB to bom Kuei irnsation _ project towns alttiough south ol the Montana m ru uhere he m I that no dectsif-Ti rad yet farm'before'undertaking campaign popular In describing his i isamst Gcrnan Sruth Vfnca to the Herald; Vnfl> i the captuie r Gen De oi the Temple said Und thf (icafi of in l at was a lighter irom away back and tle cruisers, Is now. doing patrol, .aiity in West Indian according to officers of the steamship Essoquiho in todaj from London Colon and _____ R ___________ ____ __ Ivingston As a precaution against a alized that tbeir presence with the surprise bv the German cruiser Karls various units of Bntisn professional Rome DEC li Pcinte on in i le bouth Q it is uill pres-nt to Km; eminent reccnth announr tt tlir icbel mg on, no matter what the magni Actor Unmanucl m addition to his wis practicalh it an end Alost tude Murphv was sure to Le m the T11P Indian {KT ture anJ obirct of the nnuum ib Uo or disp-r cJ gotten to He fold.p- Primarily the German envoy will strive to avert Italy's partici- latlrn in the uar H he is uiibu cess been t cached in the matter did violate Hague laws is the "entirs prcflfl of England. The action of Germany Is unanl- ___M mously condemned, but fee whole tqnc if there was any. Scrapping go- Of the press is one of poise and confi "dence. 'ul in this Prince on Buclovv is an troops is exceed'in'gly and their thoruel to isk the km, lo assume fighting qualities undoubted it is re ruhe the Ssseaulbo convoyed by so diers would said tallied up a mar Pas man> nds will be glad tolearn and that he (.ountr> of his Two Aeroplanes Raid City- Or Was it Only IJuenos -Avrea. Dec. Diih Lxpress from HartlcpopI saj-s clear that a period of lard train would tollo n Itah ton went uutonin tned ipports 'As the German' fleet steamed put ,ins is'necessary before Canadians "will, her, leaving to that the '.German -cruispr Dresden has to sea thev dropped mines ,be called -upon to face the hardships'ijface "the Russians and allies alone, anj ships following in their woke jam! rigors of the c.inipaign, it la, __ l __jrnncpivablfe that certain.of the Canad- ian-units may be considered ready for the front before others. Such battaT adoption Vurphj itt vvis cr ditid vn bomg Me the lust s-team traction engineers been siink, on a report says the Dres- m UK. south countn Corked tor tne Internataonal lUrviStor Co here k nnd fcr the Ilumelv compan i in the issued yestcrdaf atterndon __jre are 6-> nimes on the list anil oi these 47 are women and children and 38 men ind boys at least 16 are There are su. babies of from six months to two vears and (OUL children under eignt years The heav lest list comei from the BLOODS'CHIEF DEAD it t nfhhndcra as jet unidentified There is HUULUCI r pir i Pathetic repetition oJ Glasgow accounted for the during iml of thib.vcar and Dec. British cruiser- lirintol, savs th destruction of the- .-Dresden. A des- patch las 'ic n r-icivtd hv I a Prcn Iron lib (.ort-s-potidcnt at nother Km Another.ting-a-ling day was record- ed at the Herald office today. The telephone had one of its busiest days since the outbreak of the war. It time before the party call- ing 'could -asfe .wha't he wanted to know 1 he voice sounded like a slnv er from Hudson s Ba> Hnallj the six letters of the alphabe' formed "themselves into a sentence like this Is It true that passed over the city lust TheYiiaval mid off the Knglish coast faded Into oblivion at once. AVlfat? HOW'S' caine the shak) rju.srv Herald was Informed that' .Letlibrldjo. had'been .the victim of nil aeroplane raid last night. .iwo of the employees rf the I eth instance as the Highlanders, Queen's Own, the 90th Winnipeg- jiacluod 3, UrCHUl Rifles Vei'soiiige rmine. Gall Vcc, tin thr'UiPsden tin. high statp of training and discipline'Hor es nho for tne past tittPPB h German cruifarr to utei (he {when Icit here U ib posbiV e. hag read phlor of tllp Liood j, derpdl oi xdmn t! on s died at the ron oil the Falkland1 Islands on cenmCr 8. has'bnen sunk by 1lir Brit- ish cruiser ficistol.. This report has not been, coiiliriiini. shafts out In tim dire'ction of the fair "ate- bridge baundn swear bj the Khotan battalions may be drafted dians on Uie ,oncr iesen that they percehed two s.earchlight British at an early Mpndas last -at the ad vane. ed. age of .87 .years. The deceased man. who was also known as Blackfoot Old AVoman, was for 22 .years a minor chief of his trib? some of the ror to'VrSr-.S The names of as to to he f nl uon, Unada_ HisJ _ George JamM lor it i! oi the hotel at I Barnes Bellevne street Beal, dales oil i (Continued on page 3) grounds early this were going to work tlie on the' North Jjetlibridge car also says he saw two lights in the heavens on his filst trip The beams weie out the North Wafd appeared to.conie from a poiiit.di Ij above the Mansions Third avenue. NEW CITY HAUL The contract for the alteritlon of the Donnan block vhkh will be used '1 The Herald endeavored to tef into communication with Mnrs fc but the 'wires were !dowh, firmation cou'id be obtained. quite possible tliatv.the. lights canic from thp Kai t'ltv o ,Mhoie of h's >7 veais as chief he was PRINCESS PATS OFF TO. THE FRONT Mill Meet Tonight aisers zeiitdnB and tlfat The Flour and Cereal Vlll Fmplovec rdered to rescue the Union No HOW will meet in the 1 a German Austrian and ImMsh rcsrrv much loose in the ntht spot Onlv seven giatified the success of nis ap more d us See liow hard thev II peal so far He knows there fcr the Santa Clnun been mnnv calls on the pocktlbook Prev lousl; ackno" ledged hut imnj stnv dollars have found Alexander rhaptei IO01, theti wav into hfs rtroiiR nnd are Vrs H Huh mid i saving up cnerg, fb, frpm ,D ;