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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta WINNIPEG WHEAT Cain, '--------------122% option 12m JUly option 128% WEA1 HER Higher....." 28 Low..................... 1Z Forecast: Fair; decidedly cold VOLUMEVin. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. TiUESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1914 PRICE FIVE CENTS NUMBER 10 RUSSIANS RALLY, BRINGING GERMANS JO BAY Tniinoii 'Dec' '22 tor, been given carte 'blancho to provide London, uec. i.. to its own taste and celebrating Christmas arc in full swing among, the Canadians .d Sal s bury A good many of thorn ill cele. it by putting a good manv miles between'themselves and the camp -Vboiit' 8000 have, obtained leave, .varying .from three to seien days, ac cording to the distance they intend travelling.' SBToral thousands more wil'l get leave for the day only. Those Who Remain A bright day with plenty of agree- able Incidents is promised tor those remain. A church parade "ill lie and also celebrations of Holy Communion In the evening smoking conceits have been arranged bv the men themselves. Each battalion has fanc> The Second Battalion lias secured several barrels Canadian apples About 50 men of the 17th Nova Scotiaus have been transferred to the Princess Patricias No Boozers at Front Col. Williams has returned from the front, where he spent three weeks studying conditions. He was 'tliree yards here. Hut there was such u, days and nights In the trenches. On toafi of satisfaction in the spea er's returning to Salisbury, he delivered voice that one would have thought he several lectures to the.officers at Bus-; hud found a long lost friend. Upon tard. Col. WilHainJj' has sought question, Mr.- Naismith said make it specially known that there is 'that he hail constantly- watched for If Farmers of South Raise That Many Beets, Sugar Factory 1.2-3-4-5-6 JUST A BOX CAR FRIEND OF P. L. N. "I have bren looking lor that car for ten years." The ejaculation camo from the lips of Mr. P. L. Naisrnith, manager of the Department of Natural Kesoiirt- cs ot the C.P.R. upon the occasion of his last visit here. Tho causa of his remark was an old freight car. A layman could see nothing particular- ly wrong about the car. It was a nice looking, unoffending box variety car belonging to the Canadian Paci- fic, such as one sees every day in the inaKe it specially Known uim meiu ;tnat he hail constantly- v-aicueu iu. no ylace at the front for the man of particular car for a (lecadu siin Inteiiiperatc habits. 'Men'have been ply. because it was the only freigh shot for.'being found drunk oa duty. car OIJ the, continent bearing'the niun Sick WelkTreated All the other rail- Mrs. Vaughan, wife of General roacis iiave steered clear of that num- Yaughau, who is now at the front, has bcr !ol somc reason Mr Provisional Non- Coms of The Battery In the orders issued by the officer commanding the battery fortes here, yesterday, the following provisional appointments of non-commissioned of- ficers were made Sergeant A W. Donnan. Sergeant B Dowdell. Sergeant C W. Smart. Sergeant D Stil-.-M. Beards. Orderly Hoom Gilison. Quartermaster F. C. Jackson. Farrier A. Milne. Further .provisional appointments will he made this week Enemy Whipped North of the Vistula- Austrians Hurled Back in Galicia Sortie Fails ALLIED ORDERED r i rw n m is "An attack of the enemy on Nam- si The ultimate outcome oS the Gsr- i jaan jiiance on Warsaw is still profb Leave oi absence has been granted ]ematical a- s. conilict has _ portion of the men for Chmi- >ct to mas holidajs, and those do not Man cen raas holiday, and those who do not an, holding a progrcS! get leave at Christmas will be given on Bzura trom its junction with leave at New Years. Three days will tne Vistula. r, timi t H A1TK HE IlliU'V OlLftltu "''r and to tne west of 'Iracy Le val, and me (HI me tvirttwd" v- "In ssctions of the Aisne and ol Kcims there were artillery engage- ments. "In CJiampapie and -in the Argonne and in the vicinity ol Souain, them; been violent bavonet engage- ments He have now made perceptible in this direction." be granted In each case One gunner, has been dismissed for conduct contrary to good order and discipline. _______________ Christmas presents- -the ,-thous ands are no'tv arriving at the.hospitals. The 1st .Brigade, shifted their tents to clean, .dry ground, find themselves so comfortable, especially since securing oil: stoves for .every tent, that they ihave requested that they shall not' 'be moved into huts This petition has been There are Ji godil many healthy, fellows who GOING AFTER WELLS FOR FARMERS Dominion Expert is Here to' Investigate---Wants Farmers to Send Him Data uvnuino PUSHED BACK Isorth ol the Vistula, if the reports mav be belie ed, Germans have been whipped md pushed over the frontier until their lino now stretches behind boldau, which is midway between Lautciiberg and Medenburg, in Prussia AtiSIKIANS DEFEATED To the south it is contended in Russian reuorts that the n clement 01 the Vustnans through the Carpa- thians has been cMeated simultane- h with the defeat of the garrison at rircmjsl winch was hurled back al- ter an attempted sortie Iiom this Names Officers Mounted j. R. Anderson the amount of water obtained. Follow ing the efforts on behalf of uesnod information the. quality of the water, the exact lc find hut life stuffy, and who consider from DelnrU Minister R the farmers by the Lethbridge Board tents preferable granted the caraijng Rai iarraers in its power to assist In obtaining the, L.euPFayne, that the company did not -w uiaim leave Canada, but that they were not b-'firSHhis morning warranted m remaining here unless. is estimated at there was a production of beets sum-1 cicnl to supply the factory A committee of Messrs Evans and1 Dahl was appointed to with llie entire situation They will T isit all tho towns in the soAth as for east as Medicine Hat, to secure otters of acreage-forbeets. The Loth- bndge Board of Trade and the C P K mil be solicited for then assist- ance and united efforts will be made to reiam the Sugar factory the mertmg last night the [ai- mers present guaranteed to raise 500 acres'ol beets next year, and todai the Japanese colony has agreed to laisc TOO acres, and more il ncces- sarj The loss GERMAN VESSELS ARE CAPTURED OFF FALKLANDS ships to the German warships They were tie Baden and Saint Isatell, both flying the flag oS the Hamburg- TO Taylor Stake and Chinook Coal Company Swell Total by Over American Citizen Beats the Censor and Tells of German Conditions A Buchanan, M.E., in re ceipt of a ver> substantial contribu lion to the Canadian Patriotic Fund which comes from the lajlor Stake of the Church of -Jesus Christ d Lat- ter Day Saints, through their Presi- dent, Mr H S Allen, oi Raymond, and amounts to 15 Mr. Allen m liis letter sajs, "In" London, Dec is announced mak collections tot the car of that British warships captured, flour fol the Rehef Fund, the near ibe Kalflands, two was ouite literal, and we ed steamers which are acting as store lnlj paying warshms Thev [or the cal ot flour.'and we are glaJ to place it in the.nossession of the Patriotic Fund l CLIIWI The Tajlor State has been most A BUPUOS Ayres Despatch on Dec m contributions to. dif- reported that three German mer- smceithe war commenc- ciiantfflen had been captured and sunk a tncu: latest contributions a ty British or Japanese warihips off t ttlbuto t-, the largeness of lerta-Del Puego One oi lie ts of the people .nitrnn its was to have been _ the property u Vnother verv pleasing contribution acknowledged by iWeasurer. Seatle to- day is for from the Chinook Coal Co management and men J The company gave Superin- tendent Reid and the miners the remainder This brings the mine con- tributions considerably over and is one of the-pleasmg features of thf campaign '________' of the German Cosmos line The oth- were not -LEET BOMBARDS DARDANELLES [London, Dec Athens dis- patch to" the fiichange Telegraph Co reports that the Allied fleet bombard ed the Interior forts of the Dardanelles Saturday Liberal Primaries Jain. 11; Dr. Clark Here on Jan. 13 announced i days that th< Liberal convention to nominate a eandldalt to contest lh< IMW Fedsral-constituency of Lethbrldut had been called to In thli city en Wednesday, has been fix- ed by the Alberta Liberal associa- tion on the following basis: ''One delegstt for each polling divltlon is constituted at the last Dominion aKctlon for every one hundred or votes polled .it thai'poll, and an additional dele for one hundreB volet or Major fraction thereof, m ex- cttt'of Ihj first hundred No prbxiet will be allowed at Jot, V of the Liberal eonventloni in Alberta. Mr. 8, i. Shepherd hit betn ip polnttd by the Alberta at the convenor for tht Uthbriage _ riding, And he it kendfns out the calling for the prlntlrlit to be held In each polling t-.b-dl- vltion on Monday, January 11, far the purpose the dilc- gates. On the cvarlrig of t'-c day the Convention, DK Micnatl Cllrk, M.P for Red Oscr, will speak it a public meeting undefthc autpicet of the Young Liberal club. Hi will tptal. on', "The Cancel, Ib Ooliriif, t Us "ff ft 'Alii be ah en- tirely non-p-rtt'an Winnipeg, Man, Deo. American citizen, resident in Win- nlLeg, and well-known In the business world, received a letter a few days ago from a life-long friend now in Germany. The let- ter had been censored, but wat on the whole optimistic. Tht con- cluding paragraph had this strange statement. "I remember how enthusiastic a stamp collector you are Thit Is a new Itsue, and as one of the first out It is worth keeping" Now the recipient has never had "stamp fever" and never will, but that last sentence set him think- ing. Thought led to action He tore off the stamp Underneath he found lightly written in pencil' "We are starv- ing'" Thit from a wealthy man1 What of the factory hands, the clerk, and the laborer? t CAVE-IN KILLS MAN I INSTANTLY IN THE- COAL CREEK MINE Ferme, Dec 21 er fatality occurred in number qne mine, east, it Cool Creek, this after- noon I A boy named Corngan, a uriier, had his loot badlj crushed while driving, and lie was taken out and I brought to tho Fernie hospital A new driver named B Rae was 'put In the hoy's place and {making his first trip, the car got awsv knocking out a timrer which, caused a cave in which caught the unfortunate killing him al- about flr J rac< lorumnj Commerce for the citi, was also grossing at industrious m connection with' this" important lusttor, and endear ored to get the Provincial government to take it us It was out of the Provm cial government's sphere, however, and A Buchanan, M P then brought il to the attention of the mm Ister of Mines Mr C A Magrath al so interested himself in the mattei, itod used his influence to get the Do minion. eminent to take it uu There is a large area west ot tho eitj, where the farmers haul thoir wa ter for miles both for stocL and dom e'Tlc use This is a great drawback, and is eipensn e as well It is propos ed to collect data on all this area, on the district north and east of the city and in the portion ot the south country, where borings hai e not been successful e mm Board Not Decided What to Old Officers Re-elected At a meeting of the Lethbiidse Ex- hibition Board yesterua% alternoor, iucceestui ihihition Board yesterua% alternoi School Children to Help the matter ot a 1915 fair was d Mr Slipper suggested to.thei Board cussed but no deuslol, It of Trade that the school teachers m gilble tor the ducctois to dc the-various districts, take the nutter t b imtll spnng up, and through their scholars get an prospects tor a bumper exact survev ot the situation It is themselves the mtention of the department to otacers were re-elect- keep Mr the leld until f Honorarv Prtsi ents, some definite results are obtained, but Rllrr-ii -vimister ol Ae- the sooner the interaction desired is Hoa Martin JJurrell, Mimster: Ag several houses at Elangy Dec 21 tncre was me above are some nf the leading than, artillery engage- officers who will join Col. Sisscns in I f.U the ins mounted regiment, the third which has been ordered to recruit in Canada for overseas serviw Ihe mil- itia department has named off some .thirteen moiinted regiments to te re- cruited from time to time as called upon but so far only three have been_ ordered to recruit Captain Onkes and Major BenWl were tanen on the regular staB o! the regiment last Friday and aM i m charge of the instructing of. some 85 men who have been recruited the regiment This will up part ot the first squadron to be recruited here The uniformed equipment Jot men is already sheds and daily-orders from A are awaited by Col. SissoM- ahead with the work on ttie _ mis fait grounds.1 pile awaited by the city.u here and the MS will be ready tomorrow. The water pipes art already m. As soon as the "quarters are rewly Cold Blooded Crimf Done Last May-B'blePassiignMelt- ed Hard Heart t irom Fort Saskatchewan Through the stages "Se'rd Tn" Information Goode, James Aird, C C Mr Slipper w 01.-d like to know the A W V, illiamson depth ot eicry boring, whether drv 01 Ruutma 1 usmsss occupied the ma poition the time The meet n held m oifii-e GREECE, ITALY ROUMANIA ARE THEY SQUARING AWAY FOR ENTRANCE INTO CONFLICT 'TO HELP ALLIES man ago. AUSTRIA WANTS PEACE Ntutral Diplomat Sends Metugt Showin, Ftcling in Dual Monarchy Washington, UU, Dec die- patch from a prominent neutial dip- lomat In Vienna to his government, of which otficials here learned loJiyv states that leading financial and com- mercial men In Austria are urging the making of Rome, Dec Austrian Ambassador hug departed from Rome Vienna A royal decree has been jssued retaining under the colors the spldlere of the 1892 clastr who otherwise, would have been dismissed 32011, and calling upon 2l! men of that class on leave of absence This is not re- garded st a direct indication that Italy It getting ready to strike the expected blow, but is regard as additional pi oof that Italy is making .preparations for war. A Roumania and Grttct London, Dec. on the categorical assurances of the Bulgarian 'government of its in- strict neutral- ity In the war, tht entente powers, Great Britain, France and Russia, have given guarantees to both and Bucharest that Bul- garia wllf not attack Greece, in tht latter country at sitting Servla, and will not attark Rmtmania, should that state act- Ivtly'partlcloats In tht war. That taRtif to fortthadow tni ap Broaching participation of Rou- I NEW ONTARIO CABINET TO BE FORMED AT ONCE Toronto, Ont, Pec 22 On tsr c ohanges are an- nounced. Hon W J. Hanna de clined to his portfolio, and Hon. Mr Lucas surrenders the provincial treasury'to become at tornty-general. T. W. iVIcQar'ry of Renfrew becomes treasurer and G H. Ferguson of Grtnville becomes mlniitir of lantis, forests and mine" 1 questioned as "to Hill's sud- c.ther sie to do any.ridipg until ttie den disappearance Green informed his KOTemment horses arrive Those emploj er that he had. last seen him dolng the ndmR recruljs j leaving the farm gQing. north After and they are doing so at thtir own vf.litioB.j i "'_'__ Herald's Santa Glaus Fund Christ.nii, with all and mine- homes hale been tu: Toronto, Dec '2. It "was stated by the inabili last night that the tcorgan earner to nation of would its be made o'nce when T W tliem.ibut McOarry, raeracer for henfrew, and of the father and- mafni G of Gienville, Jrttt ill as .members 6f the the evidences'ot theais- Way resigned ihoi-and'bappiness in humble-homes on is