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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 30, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1914 LETHBUIDGE, ALBERTA, WINNIPEG WHEAT 'CMh May July VULiumn tin. n ___ -_ RUSSIANS SWEEP AUSfJUANS OUT OF GALICIA PRISONlRS-CRUSHINGDEr" KULTUR Vienna Admits Her Army Has Been Swept Back Across the Carpathians-result May Cripple the Germans in Equal to That In- flicted by Servia-Little Change in West Front Vienna Dec An ofhcial statement given out by staff admit, a lelreat by the Ausliians in Galicia. The statement says: 'The old Russian aimy, which about two weeks ago commenced an o en- koaLt those of our had crossed the Carpathians, has been supplementary troopsiand fresh divisions in such a manner hat it is neces.aiy ior us to withdraw am troops along the entire eastern fionl nd In the plain of Gerhoe (just the Carpathians east ol Ncnvy Zon- fac] The situation in the north has not been influenced thereby. "In the Balkan theatie the Montefcgiins showed great but unsuccessful activity. A weak attack on TiebinjeiV Herzegovina, near the border, was easily, the Montenegrins' artilleiy having no eftect on tho strong foi- The first lesson in the Goose step London Skelcl tress of Kiievosiic." CRUSHING AUSTRIAN DEFEAT London, Dec. southern "oland yesterday the Russians re- ooru immediate successes, while in Galicia they have apparently inflicted a df'est on the Austrians almost at serious as that, which Emperor Francis Joseph's troops suffered In Servia. Since their latest offensive commenced, the Rwwians have taken Austrian prisoners and captured many accord ing to the Rusaian official re- porls, and If, was estimated, Austria had between three and four army corps on re-entry into Galicia, it mutt lost more than a third of the number in killed, wounded and prisoners. The state of the roads, which are feet deeo-in mud, has pre- vented the RuMians from making the pursuit as effective as it might have been could the Cos- sacks hsve found a firm fooling for their horses. GERMANS CHECKED soldiers of Emperor Nicholas still hold the main German armies tocheck, and continue pres-i their according to dispatches reaching London. At the same time tiiey are harassing the Austrians, who--have been ilung back over the Carpathians. Alllei Take It Easy f th INDIA'S LOYAL ACT: RESTRICTS WHEAT EXPORT v Delhi, India, via London, Dec 30, 925 ilew of the abnormal prices' of wheat, the government of India has decided to restrict exports to 100000 toni oJ wheat, Inclun v ing flour from December 1 to March 31, 1915 The exports will he confin- ed to Britllh possessions, in which a strong demand lor cereals Is made. Long and Short Robbers Nice Haul on the Sun Represents Proportion of Taxes of Joint Stock Companies PROPOSAL GETS CHILLY RECEPTION Shou'd Have Been Made Earlier New Board Faces Many Problems At tbe last meeting ol tbe year the school board discovered that they would have to fork over to the Separate school board, ai. The money is clamed by John- stone and for the Separate school board; under section Make'93 of the school assessment ordm- ul _ mint. CANADA GETS ANOTHER MONSTER SHELL ORDER Montreal, Quo, Dec additional order for mately 18 Ib shrap- nel shells, lias been received from the Imperial government through the 'Militia depart- ment at Ottawa The order just to hand, brings the total number of snells to made in Canada up to and Jeorge's, in the Aidne region, and on the heights of the Meuse. The test of the statement follows: "In Belgium 'we have won a little territory, in the region of Nieuport opposite Polders and to the north of Lonibaertzyde. The enemy ed St. George's to a violent bombard- ment. This is the position we are Continued on Pace 2) Heir to Austrian Throne at the Front in MIC Lfcimo ib Irani juteph heir to the Austnan throne and commander in chief of tho the Austrian forces w th his staff at Przemysl. YestardTsdespatches indicate that another Austrian debacle in Progress in Qahcla crippling Von Hmdenburea supreme effort in Poland which haa .varsaw as its objective In tbe western''arena of tha war, he Allies continue to claim slow pro- gress, "but1 the offensive started ab- out the'middle of December has no- ticeably fact which Ber- lin, accepting the order issued hy Gen- eral Joffre, the French eomraander- in-ohief, on December 17, vaa-pona fide, declares means the failure ot the attempted allied advance Even some of the British newspapers call attention'to the marked decrease in the vigor of the French, Belgian and British thrusts at the German line, but they add that the reason for this quiet will soon be disclosed German Sacrifices Vain The Bzura River, to the west of Warsaw has now become the Yser of the east On its banks the Germans have been sacrificing thousands of men, as they did in Belgium on the Tser The crossing which they forc- ed at great cost, has now been null1- fled, according to dispatches from of the business Is Petrograd, the Russians'having drlr- estimated, between eB the invaders back to the west bank of the river FRENCH OFFICIAL Paris Dei. 30, 230 claims slight gains near Nieuport, in the official report given out by the War department this afternoon The communication also recites other points along the line, where German attacks have been driven back There lias been heaiy bombarding at St i GERMANY' BETTING A READY FOR A .BIG NORTH SEA Louis, Mo, Dee. many has equipped a vjjnber v of floating hospitals m prepar- ation for meeting the British fleet, according to an article in Der Evangelist of Bremen, of December 6, a copy of winch' was received here to- day. M Sell the Guaranteed is Very foaky MAY REVERT TO THE DOMINION If Debts Can't be tiqvdateA" Want the Government to Help Them Out set Limited 93 of the school assessment ordm- _ c ance which states that when joint Leakage bomewhere OayS Mem- stock company declines to designate that their school taxes be'pari to fcer ot ArethUSa S Damage Considerable 4. San Antonio, TVI- 30 uu.. Harwich, England, Dec Harrisburg and Bear Chne, Texas, early at point oS revolver, roused all the passengers m the two rear sleep ers As they Mated Shofford, Texas, the robbers gave the an cord a pull the tram stopped, after which they dropped oK and escaped A posse organized hy officers aboard utarted m pursuit The two swung, aboard the sleeper 870 Jl on toe M Piibiic'school board, the Separate I school is entitled to their shjre This share is in the proportion which the _ assessed value of the property assess- san jimuciiu, j-.j.jiauuis as Separate school uarwicn, augiauu, Masked men boarded the west-bound rf n tho assessment roll o! formation has been tenoned that the Sin-set, Limited, ot the Gaheston, bears .to the .total British bombs dropped in Cuxbaven nd San Antonio railway 'O'f ihe property upon on Christmas, did considerable dam- today, roll of the municipal age to the gas works and fortifica Itv The Public school assessment is tions. 389 815 and the Separate school, A member of tne stew of the Arc- S1651530 .6 that the' thusa declares "Ihe Germans alwass nronortion w 'about 1- The seem to get the news we are coming ?5S -omnanios m the city pay I Certainly theie was a leakage of in school taxes, and so the! formation A big Zeppelin seemeo waiting for m There were so many on ,n0 which .certain'bombs dropped they got pretty near nlrilr to deslgnatc to "-isrss -me away tremendous ,ea, theirJ valuables, Tust how much of the Separate school P j M Woslyng, local roadmaster, robbers took a nol known, hut it is companies affected werq seryca- wrai E temlem; district master helieVed the sum was considerable, as the required notices nut .we mechsmc, have gone to Winnipeg, many'of the passengers carried largf informed the me attended the raitroad o! money besiSee jewelry. It is was a aneifaon for the to George Bury, which believed the robbers will bo captured to sottfo. The claimaUt then pointed tooK e ]Ml night it- rouKjmc3s of the country out that under tlte oruinaoj.i. wit-i t hard lor them to flee. One school board was the proper c.O.F. Election of as short and handle it and after opinioni had Oroer o( Forester. a flat nose, while the been confirmed -by the rujlic t thelr meeHng last evening elected tall and rather thin. bonA's wltcitors, it was decided that f Mw tor lhe coming the J5W Tie meeting was eiceptional The meinbets There is .considerable likelihood Coderre to Quit Borden Cabinet is Latest Report sccunwa, OE ou., a----------- London, Deo 30 The as to be d.sastrons. note of protest against the British v "Last season to complete Ws sys- trcjtment of American commerce, and cllhood tern the Rovernment guaranteed tbe insisting upon an early improvement, that the Cream of Products bonds 0{ this company for came as a complete surprise to me company of Minneapolis, o. the 000 gjj largest m had Arisen between the two govem- ton note had not DAMAGED POUR GERMAR Dec. heavy Oer- Separa4e man arrived here In a damaged j Objoction will likely be made to condition from Zfiebrugge lto (lcpartmCTt The claim, they say, pat ent ot action by tne ore oi 'uerwa, and itlwas Ecilllh og c. Six hundred BrIUih prlionWs and M through tMrcitjr, auu v made at the.enu ut Urc So that ihiOii, lor couW.havc Tage A B Kinnear, Chaplain, Jai. Moodle; F.S, A. dig; RS El S. Nobbs, treat, g; Leys, S W, A J, JW, F. Gal- braith- S.B, D. Wilson, JB, 3 fii- R Delanjr SJair and George Winnipeg, Dec. 30.-The Ottawa correspondent 'says. "Owing to the war, the world s money markets are practically closed, and governments and corporations r W T...n nf FlKcnn Mills is nave experienced the- greatest difflcul- b. W. Ureen or oiison iviins is m pl'acmg ttwr loans. "Like other borrowers, the Cana- dian Northein Railway finds it al- A SPLENDID-IDEA Man the Canadian Bank of Commerce, said re cently an arrangement ,had been effected by the western section of the Canadian Bank- ers' association to place.a Bul- letin board in every branch bank in the province of Sas- katchewan The government of Saskatchewan, in connec- tion with this plan, has agreed to keep this bulletin board sup- plied with fresh posters lot the instruction of farmers of the province. Negotiating With Big Mi-hng Concern U.S. Protest is Great Surprise to the British 'Cream oi in a letter to Oeo W Gresn, manager of the Elli- son Mills, stated tl-at their mcieased Canadian business demanded uranch factory somewhere in the Dominion Mr. Green, in answering the letter, heartily recommended Lethoridge, as the one point in Canada where a con- cern of this nature could most easily u_____...... _ concentrate all their raw materials J frequent visitors to.Orta- Hard wheat is the chief ingredient, J lt ,g that they and'Southern Alberta is the premier sltuation of the com- hard-wheat producing section ot brfow tho government They ada. I are not askiag for any more assist- '.'I (ion't know of a .point in Can that the gbvernment will who nu been -impossible to secure gale" on had it jmved, as Sir Edward reasonable terms for the remainder ol Secretary of Foreign Affairs, the ,ssm anll the company is faced has been away for the Cht'Stm condition thatfpie.ents .te- days, is not returning today, ther liqmdatlon Ot debt or imirove- _ ment ot the sy Farmers toGtow Beets Next Year "I (ion t know of a point m that the government win ada more adimrablv adapted to suoh Eome action whlch'iwill make the an said Mr. Green "Ac- assistance granted last season avail- will supply the raw product ia ktufe exceeded the previoui. jear by on the Great War to be Iditford, when ______i to sign up oi farmers in the urnga HON. LOUIS COOERRE Ottawa, Ont, Dec ai antu tlw oj iatmers in tne ungawa, rnd.rre goc- neglected. There is an unlimited of the cabinet ,after New grow experimental ported that Hon Louis Coderre, and an uahmit- sear. 11 the company fails to f0 acres EMt }ear, mVto' gooa tto Urt year it certain In the near oi 5 preunve er Pain- l to Sgat cempany D. Monk. mate.' Ullall UH5 the government. aid be grantfd What will be gatding that year will be subjected to careful tiou." i 8upt. Sfck.Llpt Supt. F. Walker ol the division of the OP.K., been .ogf.- fdt the ..4 6. ;