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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 20, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIII. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, DECEMBER 20, 1915 NUMBER 8 Recruiting is'Brisker Than Total Enlistment Make it for the Kiddies Ottawa, On 1., Dec. re- cruiting liRUies to December 15th .slicnv thai Canada lias now called to the colors over men. During the last throe months aiiollt have enlisted anil at present rc- rruiliiig is reported to be brisker than it has been lor months csiieci.il- ly in the rural districts. During the first 13 days of December about 500 recruits wen; obtained, or at the' The membership of the Goodtellows rate of nearly 1.000 a day. Uiub is increasing. The Herald Christ- total recruits obtained during lf> nlils ,-.s growing rapidly. Today Previously acknowledged. Hugh and Charlie Sang... .50 j. G. 3................... 1.00 Queenie Maltly, aged 2 yrs. 1.00 N. H. Murray............ 5.00 A. W. Maxwell 2.00 Clarence and Earl Schweit- zer 1.00 L. Keel.................. MO Hazel, lleen Roy Krogh, Rosemead 2.00 days, Ontario .gave hak the amount enlisted whole Dominion. Quebec about the Maritime about Manitoba and or nearly the contributions total J1C1.S5. Tho iroiu the public lias been generous. There are furnished four more days left till Christmas Provinces Eve. Would it not be possible to Saskatch- bring the fund up to the mark at THE FOUli NEW B1UGADIER GENERALS APPOINTED 15Y CANAD- IAN GOVERNMENT. From left to right: Col. W. A. Logic, D.O.C., Toronto Rol. K W. Wilson. Montreal the Hon. James Mason; iraan about Alberta and least? Not a home in the city sliould British Columbia and the Yukon be without a Christmas of some kind .J50.. I this year. The Nursing Mission, to WITHDRAW BRITISH TROOPS London, Dec. British trodps at the 8uvla and Anzae districts of the Gallipoli Peninsula, have been withdrawn. The followingofficial statement was issued here today: "All troops at Suvla and Anzae. together with their guns and stores have been success- fully transferred with insignificant casualties to another sphere of operations. No allusion is made to the allied forces on the Seddel liahr front, at the tip Returns from several military divi- whom the Herald fund will be sioiis and districts in Canada show trusted, could see to ft that no home that up to December 15th the hum- would be cheerless 011 the day of all her of recruits enlisted lor all pur- days, it' the money was available, puses since the outbreak of the war Through tlie medium of tlie Herald totalled about men and fund the .Mission will be able to dis- nlTtcers. This makes a total of jiense much happiness. Will you aid officers and men, including their efforts by bringing in your dol- 12 (100 men employ id on home guard lar today? One dollar will make duty, etc., and light or nine thous- some child happy, and who have bcnn permanently put out of commission by death, wounds or illness at the front. present fighting army now on active service is therefore about all of which has been raised and (quipped in a little over 10 t months. I Alberta in Front Rank Exclusive of officers, which would add about four per cent, to the to- tal, Ontario has raised about men, Quebec approximately .the Maritime Provinces Mani- Maclcod, Dec. 20. trial of 'toba Saskatchewan Al- phiijp Harte of Burinis, for the rnur- berta and British Columbia his -wife in Octoter, and Yukon Out of a total of this'morning, and promises some raised iiruSiario the first; mill- sensations. M. Campbell is prose- tary division (London) has raised ap- CuUng and A. O. Mack'ay, oi Edmon- lu-oximately Jy.OOp, the second divi- ton, 'and L. H. -Putnam, of s'ion and the third mprc, are defending wit- diviaion meiu ne'ss, Marvin banker at Belle- vue, testified this morning that he 'Had 'been: at'the ii0nie of Harte sev-i times and that: the couple were! of the peninsula. GREEKS IN C Paris, Dec. be- tween small detacrfments of Greek and Bulgarian troops, is reported in a dispatch from Brlnclisi, Italy, -to the Havas News Agency. It is said several Greek officers and soldiers were killed or wound- ed and the Greek -government is hastily forwarding reinforcements to the-scene of the fighting. always quarrelling. It will be remem-' bered." that Harte's 'wii'e1 was found dcail in their home near Bitrmis one evening in October, and Harte was found near her. unconscious from a bullet wound. Washington, Dec. United States has protested to Great Britain against interference with parcel1, post London, via Amsterdam, Dec. The German Admiralty of- ficially announces the sinking of the cruiser Bremen, 5250 "tons, and the torpedo boat which ac- companied her, in the Baltic Sea. -London, Dec. Daily. Mail's.' Copenhagen correspondent says he learns that the torpedo- ing of the German cruiser Bremen and the German torpedo boat-oc- curred Friday night close to Li- bau, while the Bremen was re- turning with lights out, from an inspection of the entrance to the Finnish aulf- The correspondent adds that the attack was made by two British submarines. Sulva Bay and Anzae Cave posi- tions are on the north coast of Gal- lipoli Peninsula. Anzac Cove is about 16 miles from the trip. Sulva Bay is five miles further on. As no men- tion is made in the British announce- ment of the allied positions in Sedd El Bahr the tip of the Peninsula, it is not clear whether tiie withdrawal nf foops indicates a de- cision to abandon efforts to fores the Dardanelles or incaiis merely a read- justment of the allied forces. There has been no previous hint oi such 'a move, although the question had been raised in England whether in view of failure, or the, need for addi- tional troops at Saloniki. the Dar- danelles forces would be withdrawn. Two official Turkish communications received Sunday1 spoke of heavy firing i from land and 'sea by tlie allies but I mentioned--no-movements out of the ordinary, although'-this bombardment may. have been. conducted'1 to- cover withdrawal. In giving the house of commons in- formation of the withdrawal oi the Suvla and Anzac forces as announced by "the war office, Premier As'iuith added that the transfer was made in pursuance, of a decision reached by the cabinet some time ago. "The operation so successfully car- ried dald the Premier, "re- flects the utmost credit upon the jeral on the spot, upon the admiral, j the staff> and all ranks of both army and the irig Company, as a result oi the Sas katch wan temperance legislation, has to enter the meat packing milt IN FIGHI shipments between this country and f nd n b oierhauhng a Sweden, Secretary Lansing announc- portiou rf thek as a lg ed today. THE Paris BARBARIC BULGARIANS Dec. from Athens under date of December 18, the Havas correspondent-says: "Bulgarian deserters declare that during the battle of Yalondovo, the Bulgarians exposed 60 Serbian prison- El Pasa Texas, Gen, Franciscq'Villa has givea up as hopeless .his struggle against the de facto govern: ment of according to authentic advices from Chi- liuahua today. The followers still remained faithful to him have been warned to take themselves, and 'are said to be scattering in all "di- rections. Many, it'is said, are preparing to make their peace' with' the; Carranza government. Agreement 131 Paso, Texas, Dec. agree- ment was reached and papers were )eing. signed- 12 o'clock today .vhereby the Villa faction in northern ers of war to French artillery AH the prisoners were killed." fire. factory. The firm will now be known as the llcgina Brewing and Packing Company, Limited, making a special- ty of producing foodstuffs such, as the "Washington, Dec. Ameri- pork and beans, sausages, corned beef can note ..to Austria-Hungary regard- and smoked hams. The estimated'cost' ing the sinking of the Ancona, was of putting the plant into operation is understood to b'e on its way to Vienna and it will cost an additional todaj The communication ia said to five to eight thousand dollars to been cabled last night to Ain- stall additional machinery and equip- bassador Penfield. for presentation to ment for a first class cannery Soldiers Here Will Receive Eight Tickets For a Quarter Some concession at least wHl he i way deficit strengthens our credit; granted to the soldiers in training at i and at Henderson January 1st in the matter of cheaper, street ranwayj jt neces fares on the street railway Eight jsary to carefully studj all the pros j the Vienna foreign office. It is ex- peeted to reach him by Wednesday night., .Publication of the note will be pending its receipt by the foreign, office. The new note is understood to he a reiteration of the original American demands and to hint that it is the last woid of the United States. -A rep'iy is expected within ten days. Lansing announced the text would -re given out for publica- tion Wednesday afternoon. tickets for a quarter.will 'be sold the soldier'boys; they had asked in their petition for-a five cent'rate for the and cons before any action-can be intelligently taken; and "Whereas, the people giving as round trip to the, nark. This was the liberally as they can possibb ost important decision made by the towards making it as easy as possible MAYOR SAYS CHICAGO POLICE FORCE IS ROTTEN Chicago, Dec. by a re- cent wave of crime which has result- ed, in murders and numerous robber- ies and hold-ups nightly, Mayor Wm. Hale', Thompson, today charged the ;regular.for the soldiers In providing a Pain Chicago police department with otic Fund and'Red Cross Fund from shielding criminals, grafting and con- solution ;private subscriptions; and t n i auuiiig forth the views ot the com-l -'Whereas, many are. giving to those .emmls of General Prancwco-Villa at Sllbmittefl in inference to paying taxes: :he El Paso. t General aIonQr Rcid. _ and, b jVanclaco Villa Js'.; reported to be notwithstanding our good there seems to he a faurez.. The signing of-, the peace in the financial world's esti- strong.feellng that the soldiers should igreeuient eliminates him from Mexi- lpaUoii( tllfl-oity Chance, fc. in such be rates on the street shape today due to-inadequate pay- railway; ment of toxea, that we- "have great "Whereas, present city coiiiinis- difficulty In meeting the city's ,6bl.iga- sioners think tho city should do every- tions. We asked for SlOQ.OOO two thing in their for soldiers, months ogo to be tiaid in .oh taxes in in .reason, and suggest that If the an affairs. 1015, but up to date we have got less citizens would pay Hu.iir taxes, thev than half of that amount to meet could do more for the aoid.e-c, CANADIAN INDIANS TOFORM REGIMENT Ottawa, Dec. are made for the organization oi an ndlan battallod, for.overseas service. company Is now. feeing recruited "in testeri Ontario. .Over -one hundred I "Whereas, at the present moment soldiers be given eight tickets for 25c ind fifty Indians have recruited in the the hospital grant Is pi easing and at pending a thorough Investigation bj arious Although some .the first of the year ftnnnc- the new Commissioner of P.ubllc ndlahs been refused an ing will ho pressing with no :psen Utilities into-how it affect the Berlin. Dec. (via L o 11 d o n) official statement issued by the German; Admiralty .say.s: "A portioii of our fleet last week .searched the Sforth sea for the eiieinv. It then cruised on the 17th and 18th in Skager- ack to watch commerce, examining 52 vessels and seizing one carry ing con- trabarid. During the whole time tlie English naval forces were sighted." nowhere Brother of Taber Teacher is Killed German and Austrian Residents Leave the Allies are Ajso Making Ordered Evacuation of Villages Near City London, Dec. Central News i remaining Greek troops oi one in- AgiMicy's correspondent at Athens fantry regiment, have been transfer- says the German and Austrian con-j red to Kozarii. The entente allies su'ls have left Salonilti for Monastir, have ordered the evacuation of sev- with their staffs and archives. Before' eral villages around Saloniki for miI- they departed they warned the Aus-jitary reasonx. trian and German subjects to prepare to leave within a fortnight. Ask Turks to Assist London, Dec. dispatch to the Daily lUail from Saluniki says "the Germans have asked the Turks to as- sist them to drive the 'entente allies out of Saloniki, but they require as- surances that they will evacuate Greek territory as soon as the al- lied armv is crushed and thrown into the s.a." Attack Pending Saloniki, via Paris, Dec. 20. The highest Greek military authorities de- ilitary clare it to be their helief that Austro-Crcrman attack ou Saloniki is inevitable. The Gr ck general staff gathered sufficient will quit Saloniki tomorrow. The last take tlie offensive. Germans Not Strong England is impatiently awaiting the crossing of the Greek frontier to see whether Greece will leave the Salo- niki area free for the struggle oi' which the Greeks would become pus- sive spectators. In Bulgaria the next step Is the sub- ject ot' warm debate. The official pa- per of Premier Radoslavoff declares the Allies must be driven from Salo- niki whether by Bulgarian or, Austri- an and German troops. The Allies In Macedonia do not expect an early at- tack if the advance is left to Aus- triaus and Germans, port the central airmen, re- powers have not forces to under- New German Offensive oil West is a Dismal Failure; British Guns Very Effective London, Dee. Some indication of the long expected offensive by the' The attack was delivered iu the ear- ly morning. Later in the day the been m progress foi sei weeks is said to''have, been-contained in the official British and. French re-' ports which state that under, a cloud of gas the Germans attacked the British trenchts. northeast of Ypres. According to these reports, the Ger- mans failed so completely that few of. them emerged from their own trenches, and those who did so were mowed down by artillery fire. directing bombardment on the British lines near. on- the French positions at Messlnts. Mines., -were exploded, before tho and German infantry at- temptul unsuaessluHv 1o occupv the 'craters thus opened. Along of the western front inter- minable artillery duels continue with French guns near St. Mihiel develop- ing aii intense fire. GREEK ELECTIONS WERE QUIET Athens, Dec. parlia- mentary elections on Sunday throughout Greece passed off qnietlj The position of; Grcsco ;is still regarded with keen an- xiety by 'mtli sides. The Oou- naris party is reported victor- ious in the elections Taber, Dec. J. M. Has- lem, of 'Calgary, a" member of the 31st who announced on Friday as killed, in action in France, was a brother of Miss Has- lein of the public school staff here Miss Haslem was the first to recene a'nj" Vnffl Deu 20 The Danish initeu States brought by a British patrol cruispr Austrian and German pass- the sad .'news of her brother's death, sums 01 money were the message, coming to her by wire kin. CALLED TO MOOSE JAW Calgary, Dec. Dr. Sharpe, Olivet Baptist church, Calgary, has put ashore. The steamer United" States sailed from New York November 18th and arrived at Copenhagen December 1 She sailed from Copenhagen fon her. return voyage to "New" York, Decem- received a call to the First Baptist: ber 12. She belongs to the Scandina Jaw. Vlan'American line Final Blast Fired in the Huge Tunnel in Rogers Pass Rogers Pass, B. C., Doc. no ceremony whatever except the ceremony of touching off the fuse that fircrt the last biasi Uie centre heading of the big; five-mile tunnel of the Can- adian Pacific Hni'iway company under Mount McDonald, at the highest point SUFFERING HEAVILY London, Dec Rotterdam correspondent of the Daih Mill says: 'The Almanach De Gotha for 1916 has been published, showing that m ihe first ten months ot 1915, 186 Gei- inan counts, 456 German members of the old nobility and 552 of the newer German nobfa- itj were killed 4mong those killed >vere 16 members of the Von. Wcdel famih and 11 members of the Yon Buelow family.' E KILLED IN Winnipeg, Dec. haryesj- Adara Holmes, Seaforth, The b.uilding of the tanner shortens the distance by four: and one-third _______ _______ _ _________ _ miles and kmei, tile grade neaily siv aiid H Leach hundred feet, and cuts out five miles Bayfleld, Ont, nere killed last night of snow sheds in a distance of thir- teen miles, so that the cost of con- 1042 struction soon he oftset bj the the flrst section of No 2 at pm struck a switch engine' MS on the mam tract'half a in the Selkirk range of the Roekj (lessened cost of operation and by the ,mle west of Fort William The men mountains, blnnn through of maintenance of sheds were apiiarentlv stealing a ride 4on the iributing to the orgy'of crime. 'morning jThcie is actually being built twelve platform ot the mail car of the I know the police department is j It a sueciai Rocky mountain miles of line ot tthich the five bound tram Tne switch engine waa tlie mayor saW. morning, the "total snow fail at this "'He tunnel is, a oart It will tie the the track in vloUtlon ot the rules. honeycombed .-with grafters. I point for. the month of Deoember be- know criminals, hold-up men, murder- ing about fourteen feet actual meas BckeB nf the swltch eis, pickpockets and thieves of all urement, but only three and one half of Denser, now under'construction, fs on 3 the engineer and descriptions known to the police are as settved dovn This is the most -built, which will be about one mile men were slightly hurt Trarflo walking .the streets every day and are not arrested." MARKETS December wheat............ 114 .....______ ___________ 'May whtat 116% pressing wanta niid a-Void a lax sale; "Therefore be it resolve? that lie December 4014 rugged point of the whole Canadian longer 'delayed three hours. Rockies and it is here that the com- The tunnel also eliminates the loops rolling stock is not s same of dollars. (CONTINUED ON TAOE 3) liquor It now allowed In tto and the offlcem- qutrte be as Art their ;