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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 29, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME IX. LETHBKUiGE. ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY. DECEMBER 29, 1915 NUMBER IS REPORT Calgary, Dec. menage received here over the private wire of a brokerage firm, says Hearjt pspers In Chicago are printing a story to the effect that the Kaiter Is dead. Wall; Street Hears It New York Street was thrown Into a state of wild ex- citement this morning by the report that Kaiser Willlelm of Germany is dead. The report cnme by a private cablegram from a source which hna been regarded 'hitherto as reliable, no- confirmation has .been receiv- od over press cables up to an early hoar this afternoon. London Gan't Confirm London; Dec. 29.r-No continuation was obtainable here this afternoon of the report received in New York to the effect that the Kaiser was dead. Two More Writs Against Farmers Two more writs have liccn filed in Supreme Court against farmers who Eeld wheat im'cl.r" contract for future; delivery and failed to deliver within i the time stipulated. K. C. Ludtke, of Bow Island, i.s the defendant in a. suit .brought hj' ..the Unilecl Orain Producers for S3S53.28 and costs, and the Salljerg Orain Co. have taken action against Jas. 'P. C. Gwiliam of Albion Kidge for SliOU.25. "LYDDITE VILLA" IN GALLIPOLI iORFIYII LI A large number of new recruits have been added to the lists of the 113th Kilties Within the past few! days bringing the total now close to; the 250 mark. The latest to don the khaki are: A. P." Ellis, Canadian T. Erickson, Swedish O. MacLeod, Scotch E. Johnston, Norwegian G. Worthington, E Knutson, American nglish John Recent despatches indicate that the Cam for .the Dardanelles is proceeding briskly and that the Allies' Raymond, Dec (Snecial) car shortage 'is slijl acute on the Cardston branch, and the...real seri- ousness of the iitualion becomes ap pirenl when it is known fiat bueh a third oi the crop is marketed At even station the order she t is. full U Jligrath which might be cited is, all there are about forty names on the hsl iclditioiis cvci) dij Sum 1 ir icportb come fiom points along the line JIagrath and Itaymond iiave shipped about'the same amount of grain this approximately bushels, in estimate pf luc aggregate grain nioduclior in these districts may batch Dlaced it a million I- each Ibis is not at ill too high IClevators-iire full to their capacity, .hut at some houses the first grade is being accepted. -At Raymond riot a bushel of the'inferior, grades will he nought, although: ''the better grain finds a market-at the Ellison Mill- company s elevators Vitnlc it is extremely difficult to place a fe estimate on the lost> which is daily Resulting from expo- suie to the elements of 'the grain threshed on the ground it will likelj be heavv if something is not done to relieve the congestion Threshing op- erations are about over tor the sea- son with only a. eompaiatively percentage of grain in the stook The open fall has the farmers an to get threshed and their greatest source of anxiety has been the marketing Everyone who has followed the marketing situation for the past twelve vears say that the blockade this year is .without pre- cedent in the history ot the south Ihere is practically nothing moving when one has in mind the tremendous crop raised'm the country this sea- son Bill-the farmers arc taking a sen- sible stand" and: are taking .every pre- caution to care for tut grain Bins aic still being ereclrd and much oi the wheat is hcmg put under cover in unt way KING PETER IN ITALY Brindlsi, Italj, via Paris, Deo 2i King Peter of Serbia has ai rived here oil board an-Italian cruiser. The', sovereign-had refused resolutely until now to leave ins arim and it was only at the urgent entreaty of his :son, :the Prince, Regent, that he at last agreed go i-to exile The rtrince pointed out to his father that It would be-better for him to pre- serve his strength so that he would ;be able after his health had been restored to return to his country at the head" of a re-organized army. Canadian Canadian John McKeiuie, Scotch Anton Sela- tich, Serbian Alex. McDonald, Can- adian John Mclmiis, Canadian, John; Turner, Scotch David R. Fer- guson 1 hob Bond rnghsh Harn Glarrf Cnglibh C 0 (ttalum American Jas. Willetts, English; F McKeage, Canadian LJlias. Stone, tnglish las 1 miion Irish G H Thomas, American; Arthur Brown, American: George Raisbeck, Scotch. The I itte ,o the ell krc Grabsy Lake family vvhu were ianwusj j lootb-Jler.. helore coming to Canada The other clay a North Lethhridgo boy only 15 years of age dropped in- to, the recruiting station. Though the recruiting officers would have liked to have accommodated him they were unable to do so, and the hoy will have to wait a few years yet. rjj0l.m armies and fleets are successfully the- -energetic attacks of the Turk reinforced recentlj Tons of Turkish are being poured Into .no allies; ueiences and the officer in the picture apj hi 'dug out habitation is Lyddite Villa." to re- Lelhbridge iull the op- mm TO Movement Intended to- Relieve Pressure on Allies in the Balkans and Asia Maintain Offensive in West, Especially in Vosges v London, Dec. lighting on are llgliiing the British .under the Galician Bessarabian front, of which mention is made in botli Rus- General Townshend on the Tigris, but undoubtedly the Russian advance "will have an Important political effect in have an Important political eltect m sian and Austrian official statements, persja anc] uosslbly an influence upon to support the forecast tlutt Russia, instead of directly attacking Bulgaria, hopes to reduce the pres- sure on the entente allies in ttm Bal- kans and Asia -Minor, and impress Roumania and Greece by a diversion to the north with the intent, if pos- sible, of breaking through the Aus- trian lines. Simultaneously comes news of the capture by Russians of Kashan, oiie of the principal cities of 'Persia, and of an advance toward Ispahhi. These points are too remote for their occu- pation directly to menace the Turks, tiie projected movement of the cen- tral powers against Egypt. Conflict- ing accounts (-onie from vthens tMui Salonlki regarding the of troops of tiie, central powers on the there are re- the Greeks, have given the Bulgarians permission to cross the border if they and allies aru still intent-on following the entente Saloniki.. Recent French official statements indicate that thy" allies are maintain- ing the offensive in the west, fighting fierce in tlie Vosges CONSCRIPTION BILL TO BE INTRODUCED IN BRITISH HOUSE London, Dec. 1. SO. a. It. is Walter I-Iume Long. President oi .the. stated on excellent authority that Local Government Board. the cabinet has virtually decided up- Against Conscription Arthur alfour, on a modified form of conscription I Balf NCR ork, N. Y Dec 29 ot FEEL CHIRPY there are portumty this week to; join the Me the eight men indicted b> the Fedcr Pans Dec 21 liable information Serbian troops at Sc-utar' and Elbas- ehanical Transport Service of the al Grand Jury Joi conspiracy to san sayr, currespondent Imperial navy" according to Lieut cause strikes in war munition plants of the Hivas Nevis igenci Bricki who .is in the city today re througn hill, to te introduced in the House of next wcel, giung the gov ernment the nee ssarv powei, should I it he lound ni-eilful to bring in single 1 men and preserve Piemier Vsqurth'b pledge. How Cabinet Lines: Up ihe Labor National London, Dec Hejeluth is pre- Pcace sen ted what is understood to be the First Lord of the Sir Edward Grey, Secretary of State for Foreign Lord Creive, Lord President of the Coun- cil Sn (3 Buckrraster; Lord High Chancellor Reginald Keiuia bir John Simon, Horn? Sec- retarj Walter Runciman, President of the Board o[ Trade Augustine- Birrell, Cluei Secretary tor Irelaiid jrcKmnon WooJ, Secretary; ft lineup oi the British Cabinet on tin. j Scotland today "touched the high spot coming 'budge to" recruit and are aocepted within threc-iourths.ot a cent ot the service will pay a refund of Uo i by instituting mile Lieut Brick s Ohio, bound for New York City last night He is said to have been chairman oi the committee on resolutions of the council, but de- tails of. the part he is alleged to have played m the conspiracj are with- held by the Federal officials J C Taylor, Newark, N J Presi office dent oi the Council, sani today that Austin Cham- Premier and First Lord of the Trea- India, "Mr surj it one lime during the day s trading fore liis mother s death, t It evpected to hit that mark be a -suit in Massichusetts to obtain a t, t f t, t k everj thing was arranged foi the of- Alberta ncers of the council to answer to, their indictment He added that he Athens, Dec. serious quarrel fore the first of the 5ear, as the gam part of her loitune He wab awarded In the past week has been over five 000 after hei death cenls lie was not i Christian ScientiEt Von Koolbergen's Statements Repudiated by Von Brinken at Germans Soldiers Too Attentive to Turkish Women Today was visitor- day at the pro vlneittl Jail and Mrs Von Koolbergen had an ooportunitv to see hei husband whom she has not seen and from not heard since here on a forgery whom she had his incarceration charge some-months ago. That the object of the meeting was to plan some scheme whereby Von Koclber- gen would be taken back to San j Francisco to help in convicting Von I Brraken and his associates on the in I dictments brought against them is confessed by Mrs Von Koolbergen, and it is understood the husband is f01 warding to Frisco to British Con "sul Ross further affidavits involving Von Brinken German Consul Bopp and a host of other German svmpa thizers Von Kdolbergen is alleged I A recent San Francisco despatch, dealing with Von Koolbergen's; record, had telegraphed to them to come to broke out recentiy between, the Qer-; lork Citi at once "I mil} the gravity of the mans and Turks m Constantinople, says New light on the cast operations of Johannes H. Von Koolhergen, who has. jlf and mj associ- owing to md'screet partiality of the am not worried in the German officers Turkish ladies least about the said tJIr., violent scenes occurred between has no reason at all Von Senders and En- welcome Pasha after which the iGerman officers received a stern admonition It is understood that Mr Taylor's regarn-jng their future behavior Na- UNBER AH to fear investigat if" reference to officers of council meant Henry B Martin, its secretary, and Herrnan Schulties, of Washington ships after dark icers are now their London, Simp.son, Dec. surgeon who has Mills been recently held the limelight m tl' 'n vestigations of United States D, trlct Attorney John W. Preston, was re- vealed yesterday by T. J. icr of a San Francisco jewelry firm Von Koolbergen, who is said to be sen Ing with the Canadian forces m wanted here in connection with the. France, was remanded.'in'Bow Street so-called bomb conspiracy appeared t toa on a cnargo m connection witlKthe. construction M.the sovern- _.......__ vanished in a night leaving behind ment buildings for the Tliat ls the remark most generally him a list of unsatisfied creditors, I Manitoba at Winnipeg Simpson said'heard around the show rooms in the whoee claims aggregated ae- the matter elj. political ,old Bentlej Co stand where the com Five Hundred Dollar Bird Seen at the Poultry Show The best noultry show eier held I terested n that direction st of Guelrjh I the big classes are as follows Some of cording .to .Dunn, T first met Von' Koolbergen .while in have outlined the whole plot where Ion a visit the southern citj, said DAMAGES FOR INJURIES Toronto, Dec 28 Justice Suth has ratified R settlement where- by the International Railway Com- pany 'pays- Mrs, Hannah Crombie and her two children of Toronto, damages for injuries received hi the Woodgreen tabernacle picnic at Queenston, July 7th last 18 NATURALIZED AT 82 YEARS San Jose Cal, Ded, Whet len, 8S today became a naturalized American citizen here Siie said thit Ehe thought the xeyerainent tha ItneEt in the wti Von in Cuida. bined show of the Eethbndge Poultry Winnipeg Dec renort has associatlon and ths Albeita Pioun -----leached here bv special cablegram clal Pouitry association is now under by he was to direct the blowing up Dunn He had Induced a title insiir (that H M Simpson of Winnipeg, who vav of Canadian Pacific budges and tun company in that city to erect a recently has been with the army Fifteen thousand'dollars Is the cou- nels and a plot wherein he was to, three story hotel building for him on medical corps at the front lias been servative estimate the value of the be paid to establish'a shipping busl-.Third street neai the U S Grant arrested In England on a techn.tal aristocrats gathered theie He Charge ot stealing or receiving from every nart of the west, made by ness which would place: hlmlln a posi-' hotel He named it the Batavia tion to place bombs and incendiary iitted it out stimptuouslv, Rhode Island Reds Cornish Games White Wyandottes AVhite Leghorns White Orpirigtpns Black Orpingtons Buff Orpingtons Langshans ,1-18 entries 10 80 64 60 50 52 Oj U. S. Consul is Moved to Mexico thB riec 28 States Consul J. V. Bowman, who suc- ceeded Colonel Denlson here on Feb. loth of this j ear, received a very un- expected Christmas of a telegram from the state depart- meut at Washington, instructing him to report as soon as possible there, where he is to receive Instructions to v go to. Frontera, in the state of Ta- basco, Mexico, where he ia to take up the duties of consul at that port Frontera is the principal sea of the state and Is located at vthe mouth of a river which runs through banana plantations _ Of coursp Mr. Bowman feels elation of being promoted to of nigher rating than Femle, but-ms-, elation is somewhat tempered by the reflection that he is going to a tern- perature which can not be called- perate by anj stretch of imagination; J Tabasco is credited with A which bears the same i elation to ternf- perature that the hot stuff called tee pame name bears to the mustard on the dining tables ot just common people 'It s Frontera on the coast of" the -i Gulf of Campeachy, nearly south" o( New Orleans, and though far away from the seat of war m Ifr. Bowman does not expect a peachy calm down there, but is hoping the best I'rontera is one of the principal shipping ports from There are some new features at the the New, York and, Cuba "Steamship show Pure bred guinea pigs are Go ship large quantities of shown her for the first time, a pair and other tropical .fruits tojttb Unittd matter wholesale On munition ships credit, and advertised for a partner on 000 from the province of Manitoba jg BarWr, one of the juages, and of Abvssinians hemg the offering. Stales and Canada sailing from Prlsco and Seattle Von Koolbergen is repitrttatPd Von Brinken in a recent affidavit filed in the latter i hnhalf by Attorney Geo. -A; McGowan of San Francisco in reply to the indictments against. Von Brinken and associates by the United States courts In this affidavit Von Koolbergen is set down Us a self con fessed spy in the employ -.of the' Bri- tish, am] it is alleged that .Count du Monceau, iinder which alias Von Kool bergen uroduced 1 >mself to Baron Von Brinken, had had no dealings with the .indicted German hotter than to lay before him a'coupie-of prpjects in lands and mines in Canada-in'whlch he tried to interest Von "Brinken The latter however had had nothing to do with him after learning his criminal The affidavit states that Von so Koolbergen s confessions! ure other rmpose than to obtain h lease fiom the Canadian penitciitiavj for his lit through answering bv tifaement that 1 became acquainted with hjm Disappeared Over Night I was one among a dozen or to whom he tried to sell an interest in his business None of us coUltl his proposition He was in dile neea of money when his creditors to press him, and did succeed. In rowing sums from to from men to whom he gave employment in his hotel t 'The climax canm one nights; .ty'hen he packed his effects and disappeared on an morning tram, wUh hi wife and adopted son to San Francisco "Von Koolbergen said very'l about himself, except that hf once bad owned and operated a Alborta, Canada and had a winning spoke languasca fluently; Dr Simpson was formerly head of one ot the best men in en Blue Orpingtons constitute an- thp> former Conservative organization tnc W66t The dumber of entries is other novel class The pigeon classes of 'th's %ity, and according to wit m the neighborhood of 2000, so that are also Interesting and more numer- neaseV was rjuupoeed to have charge ttiie average value is around 1800 ous than usiial of ,the campaign fund raised in part I one uird alone, the winner in the I The youngest tioultrv association front the parliament buildings con-.white Orpington cock class, owned 6y Mrs Constantenn of Carstairs, is valued by her at (BOO Madison Square winners are in ovic'ence in more than one clam and they are not always ;rt. eithei Lethbridge raised __ have in some'cases benfn the eaitern birds for. tne .money, so if to see what westerners are doing to ihow eitterrlers how to raise In the poultry line, drop aro nd to the'Cihibitlon and add your won Of encouragement in the good tract Attorney-General Hudson thl hla prelipiinary hearing in Bow atreet r IfciM are exhibitors represent- heavy g the utility blrdi, are of although atur! to, please UK more'In- Mr Bowman expects to leave Mondav and PoIIockiwlB, act as consul until Mr Bowman's c-jspr Ills been anpointed SASKATCHEWAN OFFERS represented is Shaunavon, where the association is only three months old and preparing for 0 show next month W. F McKee arrived yesterday after _..... noon with his bin's after a trip of, coinnihsion, a branch of the federal 700 miles, winning first with his I hospital cbtamission, St Chnd'i cofi'j HOME FOR, Dec for of the Saskatchewan hospital lege Is to be offered as a convales- cent home for Saskatchewan soldleh returning from the M WINNIPEG CHURCH Black Orpington cockerel within half an hour after getting him in place Mr. AlcKee is waiting anxiously until the Lethbridge Weyburn line is com pleted and he can come to Lethbridge with only 200 miles of a ride instead of 700. G Wheeley-of Syringa Creek, B C, won firU-with his Black dice's church, In____ r Orpington lieu He was at ed- only- lite In Madison Square a ago. L Winnipeg, Dec. lets hour this morning the new than St. An- to Hi Judging will be some ring la estimated" at lime today it ia eipticted, and the'j this must the UlTIr lUUUJr mo i biiio UIUDI. i >haw will be to.the nubile. until which. wllhroakt! .i' 'Km Year's Day. ;