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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta vY Y Y 0fc Ifcujforwrae VOLUME VIII. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1915 NUMBER 10 .Another Huge German Plot Has Been Brought to Startling Disclosures Are Expected Xc'.v York. N. Dec. cafe- of justice. It is hinted that the niau luiiy worked put plan on the part of the" Germans tc brihc enough mem- liers of Congress to insure the enact- ment of legislation prohibiting the war supplies for the allies, is nailer investigation by the Federal authorities both here and in Wash- ington.' That an American college graduate was hired at a week to under- take tho work and that he had un- 'limiLeif funds at His disposal, spend- ing almost before he .was called off, are the facts said to be who s.rvcd as an agent for bis Ger- man interests and who became in- GKOUP OF BATTERY BOYS IN ENGLAND I Interest Now Centres on Teuton Drive to the West---Italy is Vitally In- terested in the New Move Thc above picture shows j. group of members of the 20th 'battery from Lethbridge, at. their camp at Otter- Paris, Dec. 23, via London, Bee. news from tbe Halkans I pool, England. The names of tbose in. the picture are as follows: Standing, left, to SerRt. U. JIcKillop, j leaves man; things uncertain, but it volved in their affairs in many ways ounncr McLean, Driver LaiigstaEf, Gunner Ward, Bombardier Ross, Murdoch, sitting, left to throws -i clear light is now ready to tell his story, and in Craig. Held and Grant. fact it was asserted here today that the man had already visited United; States District Attorney Marshall, j I that upon one fact threatening the character of motives in pursuing this incendiary adventure one is the general incen- diary motive Germany already has shown in her efforts to foment in- surrection, especially a Mohammedan insurrection another lies in the fact, now in possession of the department I demanded. When details of the alleged plot are made public it is said there will be startling incidents. It has been hint- ed that charges may be made in the lower House of Congress before the present -session adjourns and that a congressional investigation will he Vienna, Dec. Had the alllotl fleet returned "to Us attack upon the Dardanelles batteries on-fno day after the 'eroat' bombardment of -March 19 Dip Every Child Should DIU Be Made Happy Previously acknowledged. R. W. Wallace, Ltd...... 5.00 3. 2.00 Ruth and Bert Hislop 1.00 Mrs. T. M. Ramsay, St. Kilda................ 1.00 A Bow Islander 1.00 H. Wolsey 1.00 A Friend 1.00 Dr. Philo W. fuller is today In re- ceipt of the news that he has received a commission in the Royal Army Medical Corns, and will leave on Mon- day night on his way for England to enter active service. Dr. fuller has been acting as medical officer for the Kilties battalion now being recruited, but will give up that position and pre pare to leave for the front. The new Transfer British Generals! I the advance of the toward the peculiarly menacing to the Italians, j Albanian coast. Hritisl, and French that any considerable success of this obseners necessarily have had their enemv enterprise would gravely com- the the i attention chiefly centered Greek frontier and the arrest of London, Dec. Genoral Sir Archibald Murray has been appointed to succeed Sir Charles Monro as British com- rrjander at the Dardanelles, says an official statement issued this afternoon. Sir Charles Monro has been' named for the command of the first British army In France, in succession to Sir Douglas Haig. The official annbunuenient follows-: "Geneial Sir Douglas Haig having assumed supreme command of the British forces in France and Flan- al staff of Sir Douglas Haig. Luccccd Sim in command" first, "Lieut.-General Sir Archibald Mur-'cd at wlum lt [s ray, Chief of Imperial General Staft, will succeed Sir Charles Monro. 1 'Lieut.-General Sir William Rob- ertson, now chitf of. general staff in France, will become chief of Imperial general stafi, with temporary rank of general, with Major General K. Whigham as his deputy. "Major-General L, Iviggell, now his' to he wondev- rememhered how serious a matter the reconstruction of tlie Serbian army would be for them. Austrians on thu north and Bul- garians in the south now engaged in a desperate eliort ;to prevent this consummation. Austrians seem to-be promise the future status of the Adri- atic. Now that it is clear that net only Serbian and Montenegrin forces are Hi jeopardy, but the .future.of Italy in thr. Adriatic is.. menaced, events in this new theatre should bo followed with greatly increased iiir terest. Try to Swing Greece The Teutonic powers are. represent- ed. as taking full advantage of the moral effect produced by the .with- assistant to the chief of Imperial gen- eral stall, ijecomc- chief of gcner- Ru- CONQUEROR OF LIEGE IS DEAD The children of Lethbridge have officer has been a Lethbridge resident to been among the moat generous con- ThSe would have been surely, forced in the tributore to the Herald Christmas Ont) for a tew dBys'beioro opinion of number of-artillery offlc- fund: The more fortunate ot the lit- leavlng for England. works near share expressed the AssociateO- legs f0j.tunate> They. know WIYftL the I'ress correspondent who. has .mat joys of Christmas are and they do come from the Dardanelles. Want ,any chil'd in Lethbridge to Vienna.- __.; that should be principal-batteries had theirs. for three oE its'large calibre guns Only two'days .more remain to re- jmr four armor piercing'shells each, On Friday, ChriEt- night-ended-the ]nag Ev6j the will lum j (J w urn le effort" of the British and French lleet, fllnd over to the of the Nurs. it has become known. .For the fourth ing Mission lor distribution. Kim live shells wore left, making for should' see to the entire battery a total of 11 pro- fund touches at least the mark total of 11 jectiles the sort which the aggres- uefore juat tjme Bora Had to fear So During of March 18 the Associated ..P.rpss, correspondent' talk- ed to several artillery forces from the battery in question- ''Better pack UP and -be ready to auit at daybreak, paid one of them, Uln nas asked :0n7 they are-sure to get It tomor- Then the officer-stated his reasons lie was the British and would return. in the morning to finish their task that there was no question in bis mind as to the pro priety- of discussing the ammunition matter. No Prediction as to Opening Of The Panama Canal DollarWheat Brings Jump in Flour Dollar wheat to the farmer means more expensive flour to the -.liouse- While the farmers who .sold H Tf wheat yesterday are in imila tion "of Rockefeller spending his for tune, the busy housewife is figuring -out just how many Christmas pres- ents she can eliminate no" as a re suit of the rise in price of flour which took effect this morning. The total-is now Washington, DC, Dec 22 -Maior- General Goethalsshas notified th_e_war Berlin, Dec. 22 (by wire less to Sayville) The death at Hanover of General Von Emmich, conqueror of Liege, is Effect WWle'thc Or.CRrx elections have'giv: en a ''large .majority, to Ca; tiff is a locoi injured in a wreck, or Nest line on July 26 hen engine No. 2577 bound from Lethbridge to Cranbrook jumped ..the track at a point RO miles west of this city. The engine rolled down a steep embank- ment and Shultz had, both legs brok- en and was otherwise injured. The the Crow s bama has seen ed a troublesome no in effect on the attitude ot Greece, mans land best left to stew m its is uon much more agitated by oE Serbia s ln the that tie Bulgarians te ests and the gallant efforts ct cross the irontier than bu the Itah forbid a'U such to j formation of a new goxeinment (jay cential powers, have strong London, Dec. the era. line according to British onicial Germans suffered heavy i roadway' in properTon- iok effect this morning.-------' y.uyci MiHers announce todav an increase i losses. while exposing their forces m dition. and-knowing: the state of the m the once of 40c. per barrel, which'an attempt to occupy craters which roadbed, .in not stationing a signalman in iiiu (ij.n-1, u. ______ __ i Hnnf iiilictta bring the retailprice up acrord- tlielr'mines had mgly Just a nionth ago the first rise' in price of 20c. a harrel went, in- to effect. REPORTS ON WORKING Y VOTE FOR OF LIQUOR LAWS department''that' lie" is still unable to cense inspector of Alberta P G For inaVe anj' prediction as to when the ster has returned to Fdmonton from slides, in the Gaillartl cut m the Pan- Regina, and has made an extendou ama Canal will be remoi report to the attorney general cover ed to permit of the traffic of the ing the workings of the new liquor world to pass through the great legislation in the province of Sas locks, katchewan. ________________ To Hold Short Course in Agriculture in Lethbridge Lareelv through the eilons 01 tbe Alberta The whole couise will be Lethbridce board of trade, and par- comprised of day and mjit lectures ticularlv through the eflorts of the on general farming matters and dem rural relations committee, of which onstrations in the train aid in the London, Dec 22 debate m the s S Dunham, vice-president of the tent house of commons on the supplemen- UT A., is chairman, the provincial i The lectures ne pi 1ar> eitimalp of the government pro- department of agncultuie, of which more general interest to tno cit> Mding for tnc raising of ex- Hon Duncan Marshall is the head, I pcopli- and subjects such ab poultrj for the .irnn continued until has deemed to hold demonstration vegetable growing domfstic r, W o'clock this morning at which courses in lalious brandies of agu- science and tree planting will he dis hour the vote for additional men was culture at soveial points m southern clibsrd u-.iw.fl to ami tbe house adjourned Alberta next month I doubt tbe farmers I he debate was carried on mostly demonstration tram carrying ex- opponentb of conscription, and hiblts and instructors will stop at (nosr numbers who been con- these points and spend a day or two short courses, by Attending them their wives front ue: opened along the Armenteres. French op- erations-at most places are hampered greatly by bad weather but a con- siderable portion of the German works on Hartmansweilerkbpf has been car- ried Russians Advancing Into Persia London, Dec Russians are to have occupied Kum, which indicates they are making an important advance into the interior of Persia Supt. Walker Leaves for New York 1 supt of the C P H it Clwillum contracted.. !his. wheat; 5000 statement of'daim sets forth-that the bushels, in September nt a. price of 89 f.o.b. Fort William for No, 1 Nor. within the stipulated :time, December the stipu'atpf! tme December 1st beinj the the .com- pany asks S943 t being the difference in price in their favor on the con. tract H Ostlund is acting for the company at the snot where the wreck occurred, J. R. -Palmer is acting for the plaintiff, Ovir Grain Another action started in Supreme Court today, is. taken he United Grain Producers, a local brokerage firm, against W. Gw.H'ium, a farmer of is another case revolving round an .alleged failure tc fill a contract made by a farmer to sell his grain .under contract, statement of claim sets forth MRS. ECKSTORM L6SES BRQTHEp The news of the.death of Everett E Wilkin brother of Mrs C J Eck storni. was received ,in .the city'ye> terda> Through unavoidable circum stances Airs Eckstorm mil be umble to attend the funeral which will be The that held in Biitte, Montr-tomorrow. Twenty-five hundred dollars, good; Canadian money, was poured into >the city treasury yesterday from the. lap of the Goddess of 'Fortune. LAt least, that s where it seemed to come from accord ng to Commissioner Grace received Hie donation with fer vent thanks It was Chriitmas present of the real variety and uig commissioners toda> are chuckling with joy The represents the Dominion, government s aid to Macleod Dec 22 The pathetic crown ana the evidence she gave in cjtj m connection with the conetruc scene ot a daughter giving evidence cross examination but on the whole tlon of the 13th street and Hart Claims That Killing of His Wife Was an Accident against hei father on a charge of was witnessed in tine Su- preme "Court this morning on tinuation of the trial against .Philip she stuck to the statement she first at thls time waa gave .getting money from home The first witness called today was Sei eral years ago the Hailwav Com Hart tne ot the ac mission arranged for the creation, ot j cusert who is only sixteen years of fund to aid In doing away mtli the Lethbridge, leaves. Thursday for New mci iamiiics, will duly appreciate the Dnrtgc j8 m0ntlis ago as the super itorts, oi those-who have secured the ,ntencicnt oi the Hart'for the murder of his wife at I age. In her evidence she said that deadh level ciossmg Tacli project hauni heen elanted'leave oi Burmis on October 12th last and theltour lears, ago they were living at this puinose is aided to a cen ahs nee lor three months to under o accused showed considerable emotion j Belleuie ind r.t ha time there was tain extent -ars ago while-m Yori JSSl Sw daughter was on the stand WHe troub'e betueen father and ottawn i Buchanan MP, inn for an internal complJn" froi "hioh The accused m- gavo his version After moving to Burmis she tigateil and tot ncl that the hehMSrsnlleSrmtnelastfcwiOt the shootmg affray today on the fd not remember anj trouble still in existence and informed-the he lias ncen sunering mt me last low surprising com them until Mrs Sargeanti citj commissioners Mr Grace there _t. t upon a lenort of and its cost to the government the result that Christmas week brjfigg i S2500 cheuue foi the city's stock ing Probably its a lucky omen of a fuller city coffer next year At am rite its a miclity accentable :ift The cltv will also get ,e high level biidge at NintlfSt J. later on -i vr came to L-ure excent on several occasions The faUier did not like Mrs when some touching reference uas made to his wife wher he broke dovv n mis g tor th changes are accepted here as ijidicat- the Hudson's Bav Co stores, and the ing tlos r co-operation among the live stock demonstration v'lll be made m trc conduct ot the militarj in a heated tent 100 feet by 40 feet, on First avenue, arranged for by ActmR Supt MioArthur ot the C P and the mayor and commission- s m --_ operations on tfc western front KRUPP WORKS DESTROYED Copenhagen, via London Dec 22 The National Tldende prints a state- ment of a 'Dane from Constantinople that Uio.Krupns armament works out- sine Constantinople. had been destroy- Vcl by dropped Ben, British air- Dav lecture and evening lectures will be given in a hall to be engaged in the cit> It is expected that Dean Howes ot the faculty ot. agricultural education will 'address one of tlie mcr'.hgs on agucultural education in beef Decernber wheat May wheat December oats December GOUNARIS HAS MAJORITY Athens, Dec. Former Premier Gounarls, "neutrality pufty will have a ma jority of more than iuo in the new Greek parliament accord ing to 'incomplete retuins A A A A A A A 4 i 4 High Low ForecMt: A local anow but generally fair and a 24 flur. little Von Papen Leaves American -_ D... London Dec British ventlon to .the given by i a''sry and brought the axe other witnesses for the crown, but lnto "f and later Mrs Sar I safc conducts to Captains supports the contention of the ac to'd her to go to the police, j 011 papen German attaches rccalM i "lllch 6ho she not at the man who sa s the gun was nccidenUy flred when he stumbled and feh on ills knees The cross examination of Alia Alin nlo bargeant, the star witness for the I "e come out.from the brusji Hart and Mrs Sar- some conversation ivhich he could not hear and he then saw accused walking towards the ONPAOE 3) o an, e w own occupitd -oneiderable time and ond Mri> ivcnl llvelv encounters took Dlace They had He' and Mr.. Mackay. There several discreuancles be tween the evidence slic for tbe from linitcd States "in deference ranch when her mo her was shot t n. express ot the United StotoK-, Oliver Ambrose the hired man and government' Lord Robert Cecil a witness of the fatality swore that Cd ,n the House ot tatSFL J he Hnrl pnmo fmm Jsew Det 22 VW Papen milit.irv attache at Vaii ton, left Novy'Tori- tor Kottt today on the steamer Noordam, mg safe conduct to entente allies, ;