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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - December 30, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta Q" U -L-L.-. RUSSIANS SWEEP IANSOUTOF RS- KULTUR Vienna Admits Her Army Has Been Swept Back Across the the Germans in Equal to That In- flicted by Servia-Little Change in West Front Vienna Dec An official statement given- out by. staff header's admits a retreat by the Austrian, in (Micia. "The old Russian army, which about two weeks ago offen- sive against those of our forces which had crossed the has been 'roosand fresh divisions m such a manner reinforced mth supplementary fresh m such a manner thaVit is necessary for us to troops along the. entire eastern front and in the plain of nortEjJf.the Oarpathmns, eas of ffowy Zan- The situation in the north has been influenced thereby. "in the Balkan theatre the .Montenegrins showed great but unsuccessful activity-. A weak attack on Trehinjeifi Herzegovina, near the; border, was repulsed easily, the Montenegrins' artillery having no effect on the strong tor- tress of Krievosij e." _ The state of .the roads, which are feet deep-in mud, has pre- vented the from making the pursuit as- effective ae it might have been could the Cos- sacks have found a firm footing for their horeea. CRUSHING AUSTRIAN DEFEAT London, Dec. southern yesterday the Russians ft- core immediate successes, while in Galicia they have apparently inflicted a defeat on the Austnans almost as serious as that which Emperor Francis Joseph'js suffered in Servia. _ Since their latest offensive commenced, the Ruosians have taken Austrian prisoners and captured many guns, accord- ing to the official re- ports; and if, as Austria had between three and four army corpe on re-entry into Galicia, it must have lost more than a third of the number lesson in the from London Sketch. George's, in the" Aisne region, and on the heights of the Meuse. The text of the statement follows: "In Belgium 'we have won a little territory in the region of Nieuport, opposite Polders and to the north of Lombaertzyde. The enemy subjejct- ed St George's to a violent bombard- INDIA'S LOYAU ACT: RESTRICTS WHEAT EXPORT Delhi, India, via London, Dec. 30, view of the abnormal prices of wheat, the government of India has decided to restrict exports to tons :of wheat; includ- ing flour, from December 1 to March 31, 1915. The exports will be confin- ed to British possessions, in which a strong demand for cereals is made. Represents Proportion of Taxes of Joint Stock Companies PROPOSAL GETS CHILLY RECEPTION Should Have Been Made Earlier New Board Faces Many Problems -t ocjja.i-o.wii jwiww- Long and Short Robbers Make 93 of school "v o _ anCe. WmCu Suau' At the last ofthe .5 the 1914 school board, discovered that they- would have to fork.over, to tne Separate school The money is claimed by 'John- stone and for the Separate school board, under section assessment ordin- CANADA GETS ANOTHER MONSTER SHEU. ORDER Montreal, Que., Dec. additional order for approxi- matdy :18-lb. shrap- nel. shells, ihas been received from the Imperial government through the Militia depart- ment at mtawa. The order just to hand, brings the total number of shells to 196 made in Canada up. to and GERMANS- CHECKED soldiers of Emperor still hold the main German injcheck, and continue to press their to dispatches reaching London. At the same are harassing the Anstrians, wicr'Shave been ilung back over the Carpathians.. Allies Tike It Easy In the of the war, the Alliea-continue to claim slow pro- gress, the the''middle of December: has 'no- ticeably fact which.Ber- lin aceeptinrtne order issued by-Gen- eral'Joffre, the French commander- in-ehief, on Decemlrc? fide, declares means the failure of 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 Rrver, to the west of Warsaw, 'nasi-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 Yser. The crossing which they forc- ed at great cost, has now been nulli- ft) Austrian Throne at the Front ment. 'This is the (Continued position we on Page 2) In uie is .-mice n me ceuwc is .-i Josepb, Heir to 'Auatnra. throne and of tne the Austrian forces, with has staff at Przemysl. Yesterdays despatches indicate that another Austrian debacle ism progress in oSSa, crippling Von Hindenburg-s supreme effort in Poland which haa .varsaw as its objective. GERMANY -READY, -_ GETTING fled, according- to dispatches from the value of the business is i Petrograd, the Russians having; driv- estimated between the invaders back to the west bank and of the river. FRENCH OFFICIAL Paris Dec. 30, 2.30 claims slight gains near NieupcTt, in the official report given out by the War department this afternoon. The communication also recites other points alono- the line, where German attacks have been driven back. There has been- heavy bombarding afc St. Nice Haul on the Sun- set Limited T 1 C1 ance, wMeh- Leakage b stock- company, declines to designate that their school taxes he-paid to one Public school board, the Separate school is entitled to their .share. Tlus share is in the proportion which the 30' value of the property assess- e Says Mem- ber of Arethusa's Crew- Damage Considerable San: Antonio, Texas, Dec..80. as Masked men -boarded the roll --of fiimset. Limited, of the G-alveston, the total Harwich, England, Dec. ,iiicii-u j-uii- formation has been received that the the municipality, hears .to the total British bombs dropped in Cuxhaven Harrisburs-and San Antonio railway _ _alue f the property upon on Christmas, did considerable dam- near Cline, Texas-, early to-day, and roll of the-municipal- age to the gas works and fortifica- at the point of revolvers' roused au wic school assessment is tions. the passengers in the two rear g._ th Separate school; A member of the of the Are- that the! thusa declares: "The Germans always is 'about 11 to 1. The seem to get the news coming, companies-in the. city pay [Certainly there a lealcage of in- staxes, aftd' so the formation. A colPanl ers. As they neared Shpfford, Texas, the robbers gave the air 'cord a pull and the train stopped, after which -they dropped off and escaped. A posse quickly organized by officers aboard started in pursuit.' y The. two swung aboard the sleeper as the train was leaving Cline, and roused the porter. With drawn pistols they forced him to the pass- The matter engers, and as fast" as the latter left school board test month, their berths they were relieved of solicitors made the claini their valuables. Just how much the of the Separate school...-., robbers took is nor :known, but it is companies aSected were believed the sum was considerable, as the, required notices, bu many of the passengers carried large informed the sums of money besides jewelry. It is was a.question for believed the robbers will bo captured to settle. The claimant as the roughness of the country out that un-der the makes it hard for tbea. to flee. One school. board-was the of is .described as short and handle it, and after this gtout'with a Hat ibse, while the been .the SneriaSll and rather thin. hoard's solicitors, it was decided Mo., many has" equipped" a'' auwber of floating-hospitals-m prepar- ation for meeting-the British fleet, according to ah article in Der Evangolist of 5remen' of December .5, a copy of- which' here. to- day. W. Green of Elli Negotiating With Big :MUihg Concern Can't Sell the Guaranteed Very Shaiy MAY REVERT TO THE DOMINION If Debts Can't be Liquldated- Waht the Government to Help Them Out Winnipeg, Dec. Telegram's Ottawa correspondent; ;says "Owing to the 'the money markets are practically closed, and governments and corporations U have experienced the greatest difficul- iuuia is in placing their loans. "Like other borrowers j the, Cana- dian Northern Railway finds it al- most impossible to realize on their securities, or only at such a discount as to be A SPLENDID IDEA Winnipeg; Man., -u 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 for the instruction of farmers of the province. U. S. Protest is Great Surprise to the British Coderre to Quit Borden Cabinet is Latest Report There is considerable likelihood that the Cream of .Wheat Products company of Minneapolis, one of the bonds of this company for 000 Previous to the outbreak of the company or company hid largest cereal concerns n the war t- P in hig Zeppelin seemed '-Jwaiting for us. There were so many bombs dropped they got pretty near designate to the; sometimes, out never hit a British u SMp. The German submannes also pegged away with tremendous zeal. the. had BRITISH DAMAGED FOUR GERMAfS MORTARS Liege, Bee. heavy Ger- mau guns axrivftd here in a damaged MW11 condition from Zflebrugge. fa The claim, they say put out of action by the fire of the; was and it was English Six hundred the iimouht would have ;to be paifi. BOARD- The members of .the" board somewhat peeved the action of the Separate school board, and a.strenu- ous ohjection will likely he made to ________ _ _ and it. was at the rtjnil :pr so that Railroaders Attend Banquet to G. B. Geo. Peck, roadmaster at Macleod; P J "'M. Woslyng, local roadmaster. and E. J. Leniieux, district master mechanic, -have gone to Winnipeg, where they attended the railroad men's banquet to George Bury, took place last night. C.O.F. Election of Officers The Canadian Order of Foresters at their, meeting last evening elected their new officers for the coming year. Tae meeting was exceptional- ly well attended, over some 40 mem- bers being present, and all the offi- well contested. The uew of- ire: P.C.R., 0. Matson; C.R., Klnriear; V.C.R., D. Hayter; Jas. Moodie; F.S., A. Nel- El S.W., J w.ilt place a Canadian plant, now un- der contemplation, at The makers of the world famous "Cream of in a letter to Geo. W. Green, manager of the Elli- son Mills, stated-that their increased Canadian business demanded uranch factory somewhere in the Dominion. Mr. G'reen, in answering the letter, heartily recommended Lethoridge, as the one point in Canada where a con- cern of. this nature could most easily concentrate all their raw materials. Hard .wheat is the chief ingredient, and Southern Alberta is the premier hard 'wheat producing section of Can- ada. "I don't know of a point in Can- ada more admirablv adapted to such an said Mr. Green. "Ac- cordine to the annual report of the Department of Agriculture for 1911, the harvest of that year in the ter- ritory centering at this city, amount- ed to bushels, and the crop for, the same territory for 1912 exceeded the previous year by approx- imately bushels, -with yet London, Bee. 30. The American 5 10 note of protest against the British "Last season, to complete this sys- treatment of American commerce, and tern the Koverniuent guaranteed tne upon an early improvement, came as a complete surprise to British public, as there had been tually no intimation that any fricnon had arisen between the two govern- ments. Tbe Washington note had not reach- 'of these bonds'-underwritten in and the money, under the of the govern- _ was applied on the depart- ed the Foreign Office this afternoon, debit. Since that time it has but it could not have been dealt with to secure :sale had it.arrived, as Sir Edward U-rey, for the remainder of Secretary, of Foreign Affairs, who tci.uis> v- 4 the issue, and the company is faced has been away for the Christmas holi- a prevents ..lib-., days, is not returning until today, liquidation of debt ;or improve- 01 the.'syste'm.''- Sir William STacItenzie, -Z. -A. Ask Coaldale Farmers to Giow Beets Next Year Lash and D. B. Of the C.N.R. have been frequent visitors to.. Otta- wa lately, 'and it is they have placed the 'situation of the pany before-the government. They i are not asking for any more assist- ance but that the government will take some action which-will make the assistance granted last season .avail- seYi the at-a.sacrifice would -be a heavy burden oh the com- pany a hlow to the .government's .UBUM-iilM4W r__________ cred'it. move the factory unless an immedi- ''It is stated that .New-York fican- ate guarantee "that South Albeita will supply the raw product in future is forthcoming. To avert a decision so disastrous to-, Southern Alberta, _____ Word reached the city today from able. To sell the -a .sacrifice authoritative source in Raymond heavy 'burden on the com- Sugar, company directors are blow to the s Determined to proceed forthwith to- _ _ C_ n ITnW HON. T.OUIS CODERRE Ottawa, Ont, Dec to reports, another cabinet tivation In ISII this 'district produced per cent, of all the the entire province. Uiii- will Supply Vile inw _. such a discc-'int that the government To avert a decision would-'not allow-'them'v'tc te sold. so Disastrous to-, Sputhei The company now .that advances be" made' to' hanks" holdrng these gov imately buses, wi ye n allow 'themV'tc te so. so Disastrous to- Southern A very large proportion of the lands m rj-he company now advances president Marnpch of the local this district to he brought these.gov- Trade, is working hard, t Trade, is working hard, together with a number of Raymond gentle- such time as normal conaraons. pre- men the COa-ldale. district will vail in the world's .money-markets. asked to help. Mr. Marnoch haa This was done in .the'.case of the Pa- arran-ged-for Hr, Evans and another ciOc and Great Eastern. iPpwer to do p-entieman from Raymond to speak in the near future ported that Hon. sec-; retary of-State wiU go on the Bench ed lait'-week on tlia through city. CJT UB Montreal dtetfict repreaenfcatjive ,S. Nobbs; treaa., R. j by either" Messrs. Marechal or Patpn- wiuTji trnc-ycai., au ijeysv A. J. Shaw, J.W., F. Gal-j aud. for hpayment could havcl brAith; D. Wilson; J.B.. J. Fid- Mr. Coderre entered the ca-binet (ContiflUCd on Page x: o R. Saaw and George 1912, an Accessor to the late Hon. F. rn Delany. products as Cream I "So Jar the goverttment has.raade byw. B. Mitford, when an effort rnolassium meal and no decision, aad if is'nof De made to sign up a large number is being-so until the return-of various -mein--of farmers in the irrigated belt to an unlimited of the cabinet .-after; itlwiNe-w ,grow: experimental pa-tcbes of 5 oc uulimit-! year. If the company Jails to. 10 acrcs.csxt year, to have the Knight Sugar company jmeans the up the latter industry, but there the .No further aid wui beinc some question as to whether or .be granted. What-wHl be re- not that company will remain m gardmg that granted last year will llOt UlAU Canada, little progress has been! be subjected to careful considers made. Supt. Walker, on Sfck Supt. F. Walker cJt the Le.thbrldge division of the C.P.R., has been con- fined to his home for the past with, an attack of neuralgia, ;