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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 21, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta FOUH THE LETHBRIDGE bJflliY HERALD TUESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1915 tllbevta DAILY-AND WEEKLY. eubicrlptlon dellvereil, per year. by per year.. Weekly, by mail, per year J4.CO 3.00 i.OS TELEPHONES; Office Omce Editorial W. A. Buchanan Managing Director Jchn Torranco Basinsss Manager ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR There appears to be no longer any doubt that the Germans plan an at- taci on Salcniki, in Greece, the pres- ent base of the Billed forces. All German and Austrian residents are leaving the city. The Crock officials are also leaving, and the allies have ordered the evacuation of villages about the city. A great struggle in this vicinity seems Inevitable. The ialnly for I'.o nseuiuu! and iirough nine others with him. I thought my duty us I owe my life to him, write you and tlitmk you, although have not seen him yet because I an In hospital myself. Hoping you will have him home soon, 1 remain, yours respectfully, C. C. WAUN'Eli, Captain. you are his father. Well ycur son taught mo what it was to be a man and be brave, and 1 know he will be brave right to the end. Men are fighting today to settle differences of nations upon the 'battle- field, but in this letter Slavs story of the settlement of Quarrels between individuals on the battle, field. One man shows himself big enough to forget differences and he rushes to save the life of the individ- ual with whom he lint) quarrelled at the risk of his own life. PA ICKED UP IN FOR THE BUSY MAN Turks may come to the assistance of i T._, rumored that Reginald Mc- 11 Kciina, chancellor of the exchequer, the Germans, but the Germans '.vill inay :oecomc viceroy oi India, want assurance that the Turks will; imii'odip.teiv iinlt Greek territory when j Guelph's surplus oi receipts over itafr" task 'is accomp.ishea. The al-' tte lied forces at Sa'iouiki are known to be in strongly fortified positions, and sonic observers believe lUat the Ger- mans are not .in sufficient force to attack as yet: The withdrawal of British troop-si from the Sulva Bay and Anzae dis-i tricts of Gallipoli. probably presages a general abandonment of the Dar> danelles campaign. Tlie withdrawal j was conducted with great skill. j The German forces in France at-' tempted a new offensive on Saturday, "but the attack proved a dismal tail-1 lire, .terrible loss hein? inflicted by' the British and French The sinking of a German cruiser anil torpedo boat gives evidence that the British submarines are still busy in the Baltic. A German statement says.that part of the German fleet cruised the-North-SsE-for a few days hut did not: sight the British fleet. TUB United States has sent- a curt .note to Austria reiterating her nmnds regarding the sinking of the, Ancona. war for'this year is more than 000'. A Woodstock jury acquitted Reeve Appel oi Tavistock, chared with taking a false oath that he was a British, subject. The government has placed, a time for milling, and for export. "Mrs. Gillies, wife of Archie Gillies, died at Cranbrook, aged 63 years. Mado front Cream of Tartar Dr.PRICFS roars the Standard CONTAINS NO ALUM Made in Canada GREAT REDUCTIONS IN CHRISTMAS GIFTS Manicure Sets S2.50, S3.00, Just Half Regular Prices Ladies' Jewel Cases Gold and Silver Plated Carving Sets 2, 3, 4 and 5 pieces ALL SHEFFIELD MAKE COXTIXUKD-TIIOM 1'KOXT PAGE) the J. W.- Woods, president Hoard ci Trade, may i e Mayor Church's opponent for re-election Toronto. to some- oi- -the -evidence given by Sir. was--to the eftect ranch that night 'between 3ir; and Mrs. This wiiness was also subjected to a very and at the outset'-admitted he had once heard from an outside -source that Hart objected to him visiting the ranch, but said on Than! saving Day J- him. I with his fist. The same day he fur- ther assaulted her over the with a parasol. He also quarrelled with her .on other occasions. In the house there were four guns and a revolver and a .303 ride. The .303 was in the kitchen and he said in front, ot me one day his wife would make a good target for the i303. T should de- s ribe the conditions in the house between BIr. and Mrs. Hart as very quarrelsome." 3Irs. Sargeant then gave details oi the disturbance on Thanksgiving Day j which was much as described by the witness Sheehan. She also said on that night that Mrs. Hart appeared afraid of accused. Continuing evidence of what happened on the day of the fatality Mrs. Sargeant said "Hart went away on the morning of the day of the.fatality about 9 o'clock, and returned about 3 o'clock. Hart seemed most cordial to him. I When he leit he was in apod humor. This" witness also denied that he iiad' During his absence "Mrs. Hart went heard accused say that he did not to their room and took a letter out i want Mrs Surrcant at the ranch, but, of Hart's trunk. This was unusual viinr i r oi Moacton 'admitted that "he had heard irom for her. The letter produced is the Major L. t. Daigle, 01 Moacton, ,.omc solirce to that cfiect, but could one. accussd came home he has heen selected to command New Brunswick French-Canadian regi- ment. The Edmonton Bulletin says that the three overseas battalions station- ed there may leave for the front ear- January. wafi sober. When he came into the house he went into bis room and asked who had been to his trunk and taken out the letter. Mrs. Hart said she had and he demanded her to give it up, j It is said that the Curtiss aero- j plane company has closed a contract i with the British government for j worth oi aeroplanes. Owing to-a number of its male en> enlisting, the Kingston mill heard accused tell lirs. Hart he did back and shook Ids "fist m" her face i not want her at the j EXECUTION OF MISS CAVELL WAS ILLEGAL Jas. M. Beck, farzabr. attorney gen- eral oi lite United States, ".inlr'speech hte Dominion' Textile Company" is at Montreal maintained that the exe- advertising Tor girls to take their cution of Miss Cavell was illegal, j places. even by the drastic and blood red j j scalded letter of Prussian military law. play the fcitchen'.of .his.parents1 read from the government white book home in Stanford, township a few "lot remember from whom. 'He also admitted that- he knew in 1913 that ilr. and Sirs. Sargeant hail a dispute over their children, and at that time he was occasional visits to Mrs. with reference Ac c ised then went outs'cle and later to his relations with Mrs. Sargeant, returned to the kitchen with an axe which he admitted had been iriendlv. HP also admitted that her conduct i was hood, out would not admit he had give Sargeant, who was living apart but she would not, and told him she her husband. Witness was also wrs going to take it to her lawyer. and held it in a threatening manner and demanded her again to give up j the talk oi the whoU neighbor- the letter. She refused and he and must have been known to screamed with rage. He then went out and put tlie down and came Electro Plated Nut Crackers Two in Case Oak Cutlery Cab- inet; Containing 12 Dessert Knives, 12 Table Knives 1 Pair Carvers 1 Steel 2 Knife Rests All Ivory Handled NETT PRICE Electro Plated 3- Piece Tea Set and' Tray Regular price Cash Price Desk Sol and Pad COMPRISES Letter Rack, Paper Knife, Ink Stand, Calendar, Pen Wiper, Pen Tray, usual Now nett Brass Miniature Vases, Pails, Jugs, Ink Wells, Smokers Sets, Your choice for 50 cents. Oak Cabinet CONTAINING 12 Pearl Handled Knives 12 Pearl Handled Forks O'Ccdar Mops Two, 75c. Triangular, for SI.25 Nickel Plated Table Lamps and O'Cedar Mops Round for SI.50 ONE DOLLAR! ONE DOLLAR! ANY OF THESE ARTICLES FOR COPPER HOT WATER BRASS TEA KETTLES BRASS CRUMB SCOOPS PLATED TEA POTS FANCY TEA POTS PLATES BRASS TEA POT STANDS FANCY HOT WATER JUGS COPPER KETTLES BRASS BOWLS TWO DOLLARS! TWO DOLLARS! YOUR CHOICE FOR PLATED BREAD- TRAYS PLATED- MARMALADE JARS PLATED SUGAR BOWLS HOT WATER JUGS PLATED :PRESERVE JARS COPPER BREAD TRAYS BRASS BREAD TRAYS BRASS HOT WATER JUGS PLATED TEA POTS HAYR HARDWARE 405 5th Street South .McKeowii's Old Stand .the translation of paragraph 90, to the effect that anyone is guilty of ago. will live as the result oi skin grafting operation. treason "guides" hostile soldiers 3liss Margaret, daushter of Hon.] Into the enemy country, The mere J. Hanna, officiated at the launch- giving of rpfuge and helping unfor-' mg at Collingwopd of the first oi tunate men over the -border into a neutral country, to which Edith Ca- ,Vell owned, the speaker maintained, three oil carrying steamers being i built for the Imperial Oil Co. ,was not a guidance-of hostile soldiers into the camp of the enemy, in Hol- land, as a neutral country, the men .might have been interned.- ;They escaped to England, but for that Miss Cavell was not responsible. The speaker smdr that he hoped that j'Jecte the organization of an ng mad Indian batta- Mrs. Sargeant's Evidence The star witness iof the Mrs. Minnie Sargeant, was next call- ff ed and gave the following evidence j "I knew the Hart's, they" came I from England. They have twc daugh- ters, one of whom is married to a German and the ot'ier is afe home. In June, last, I went to stay at their ranch. The accused showed.' no objection to my staying there, and on the first day they appeared very iriendlF> On the uext day I heard a disagrssmcnt amongst them over pro- pertF matters. He told me in front of Mrs. Hart about allowing their daughter Katie to go away in the lion for overseas service. A company "-.'ft n rr-.i is now being recruited in j 1 tribunal would be appointed to tn fairly all the "Vons" who authorized the murder of Innocent people in pur tario. A dividend of J2 per cent, on Nova :recl the oi the Nova Scotia S Coal man who bad married her in or-{ der that he miglt make his living on Scotia covering purpose He also made Apparently penniless, Seibert, man who is said to have made j 000 by writing the words of "Casey suance of Germany's policy of fright Jones was taken to the Los VngC- fulness, and that they would, if con les Count Hospital in a dvmg condi- be stood up against the wall as Edith Cavell was, and shot. A NOBLE INCIDENT rFROM BATTLEFIELD War is hell all right, but it serves nevertheless to. bring out some of the test characteristics of man. Sergeant .Beayis, a man, was recent-, m ly awarded the Distinguished Conduct j causes of fires and to suppress, as far Medal for bravery in the field, and an j as possible, incendiarism and delibpr- i Jhtter I- made he said some time after this I heard nothing more. tr I heard Hart accuse her about men. She did not bother about these suggestions. There was also some Mojt-tJri Police who came to "Mrs Hart on several occasions E. P Helton, or Toronto has teen aopoi .incldent just related shows him to be a real man in respect of the word. This incident is: related in a letter which was sent to Mr. Beavis' -.father in Peterboro, and the letter reads as follows: JJear Beavis. me to congratulate you on having such a brave and honorable son. He-' is a noble young fei'iow. I tow him in Western Canada and little thought 1 should he in the posi- tion that I am in now. Your son and. I ;.q.aarreied in Canada, but when lie showed the man he was when I lay ate carelessness. Cranbrook subscriptions to the war loan totalled through the three local hanks esclusue ct an> subscribed through outside brokers This sum includes subscribed by the city from the sinking fund, George de Ford, freshman in the Nebraska. State University, and nine girls who collaborated with him, have been susnended because De Ford dressed in girl's clothes and attended a "mixer" from which males were barred. Rt. Rev. Ovule Charlebois, O.M.I., i now announced as suffrage more than one occasion made re marks about the man Ibis was in AUEPS' and un to that date they ap- Mter this I heard him matfe disgrace- ful insinuations about her' and the policeman Abo-1 a month before the day of the fatality, Vera, their was sick not get up to work arid accused" wanted to know where she was usina au abusive expression at the time Mrs Hart said she was in I e J, which resulted in acci sed striking her on the back of the head produce .some sensational .evidence. Exhaustive plan's of the scene of the fatality werg .prepared by Engineer 'Altham of Macleod.'. and deniiindetK the letter but j Mrs. Hart- would'noto'give it up. We were, all frightened and Mrs. Hart his head. The Mounted Police came '___ i totd her daughter to go for the po- about an "hour afterwards and 'the lice, and she went. Mrs.. Hart and body lying in exactly the same myself then went out and walked to position-as when it fell, and had not i a haystack some distance away, and been touched." fctrme about twenty minutes ccoss-esammation of this wit- antl were going to the potato patch ness jjV -Mapkay is expected where the hired man I Just as we got to the patc-h came rushing out of .the bushes. He had a gun m his hands. He came up and demanded the letter again !and Mrs. Hart told him she would i give him the letter hack. He was i gun at hir but it was not at his shoulder. She called to the hired man and said, 'See, he is threatuung mv life again.' He i am. not.' She .said she was not I afraid oi him. With that he fired. He did not put the gun up to his shoul- der.. When he fired Mrs. Hart fell. She i looked at me bift did not move. She j died, almost instantly without a groan. I was standing by her side. 1 was stupified. He pulled the bolt to reload and I covered my face with mj hands, and said, 'Mr Hart, lie then walked away into the bushes and I heard another, shot- fired from the direction in which he had gone. When I saw him again af- terwards he had a bandage around Gift Suggestions We have Gifts that will last a lifetime and give pleasure Every, day FOR MOTHER Eli .CTRIC IRONS. O'CEDAR MOPS. FOR BOYS ANP GIRLS Skates, Hockey Sticks, Puckl, Sleighs, Waggons and other things found in an hardware store, Hart Patterson 313 13th ST. N. Try a Brick of our SpeciaLFruit Ice Cream For Your Xinas Dinner Phone Us for different Varieties Crystal Dairy Co. 13th St. South; Lethbridge. PHONE 1576. Groceries forXmas. Everything for the Christmas Fruits, Nuts, Peels, Currants, Jap Oranges; Shredded Coco a nut, Icing Sugar, Christ- mas Stockings. COSAQUES For Fun After Dinner Stock, is fresh for the Christmas Trade E. L. Jar vis PHONE 1883, 527 8th Street South. now announceu as sunrage on the field both my off andjSt. Boniface, was on August 8K he lying beside me in a good stretcher elected bishop of Berenice, in and mine was no good and when he going to be taken out, I waa to be 3eft there to be taken prisoner by 'the Germans. He said he should not go.: He got off' his stretcher and gave it to me, saying: "You are a married with c family and I am not, so 3Jou must "oe takec out." Your dear soil was left to die or be taken pris oner Oh, if 1 were .only half the man he was. I believe the poor fel- iiodt! mthcr badly treated by the Germans T-cHe a prisoner, but 1 know he was a Ite cer but served as first v.icar-aposlolic of Keewatib. Major Sam IHmtuigtoii, a former resident of North'Bay, came all the way, from "northern Alaska, travelling by dbg teaiT. lo join th Highlands- On the Supreme Cpurt, a recount of the ballots cast in the "late prohibition contest been e ranted The appli- cants deposited with the regis- trar lo defray the expenses of the work, the Nazina glacier, tv Second v toria. f licensed Newfoundland, to THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SIR EDMUND WALKER. C.V.O., LF..D., D.C.I.., Pre.ldent IOHN AIRD. General Manaser H. JONES, V. C. BROWN, Superintendent of Cctltral Western CIPITAL, RESERVE FilfID, SAVINGS BANK ACCOUNTS Interest at the current rale is allowed on all deposits of and upwards. Careful attention is given to every account. Small are welcomed. Accounts may be opened and operated by rijail. Accounts may be opened in the names.of two or rnore persons, with- drawals to be made by any one of them or by the survivor. WC8 Lethbridge Branch -jR. T. Brymner, Mgi Your Christinas Turkey is fiere It will be Fresh Killed for delivery this week. Choice young birds. We recommend pur high quality sausage meat for dressing. Our display of Xmas meats is complete; WE WOULD MENTION PARTICULARLY SOME EXTRA CHOICE SPRING LAMB AND OUR MINCE MEAT, WHICH Is SUCH A FAVORITE IN MANY HOMES. WESTMINSTER MEAT MARKET 31O 13th Street N. Phone 1OB5 ;