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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 8, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta I-;r ^'318 Wfc:-^.r,,... M�y :......i. 137% July 139/4 WEATH ER High ............... ... .. 38 Low.................,. 23 Forecast: Fair and mild VOLUME.Vni. LETHBRID6E, ALBERTA. PRroAY, JA?fUARY 8, 1915 STUCK IN N POUND That's What German General Needs to Get to Warsaw CAN HE MAKE IT? Brirish Qbservers Think Eastern Battle Will Soon be . a Trench Seige London,' Jan. 8.-Ashtlc from the continued Ruseian pursuit; of the Turkish forces defeated in the Caucasus,. and the Russian advance ithrough througb the passes of the Carpathians, siege warfare with intermittent artillery duels seem for ithe moment -to prevail along the whole area of hostilities in the eastern as well as in the western arena. Reports reaching London show that Gen. Von Hindcnbuig, the German commander mPolana, for some time past has made no* appreciable progress-to warh Warsaw, the mud of IfoIandh&vinK evidently done for him lyhat.'the ,broken dykes and the rc-Kbltant inundations did for the Ocr-inansan; West Flapttcrs, VIENNA ADMITS RETREAT Vienna, Jan. 8, via London, 12.17 p.m.-An official statement on the progress of the war was gfven'out today. It follows "In the Carpathian's forest lands and in the sauthern part of the Grown land of Bukowlna, regard for the safety of our adyalnoe tfoops obliged us to tall bac^ on the principal mountain passes before an enemy numerically superior to ourselves. On the Hungarlan-Galiolan front everything is quiet. In the higher districts there is some frost and snow. "On the Dunajeo River arid in Russian Poland, there have been hart} and there some nrllllery exchanges." Provincial Poultry Association Chose Lethbridge for Next Exhibition LETHBRIDGE MEN ON OFFICERS'LIST Lethbridge will be-thei home of the -1816 exhibition of -the. Provincial Poultry and Pet Stock' aBsociatioh; This wak decided at the annual meeting held in Edmonton Wednesday night, at which representatives from ^De�P^rn;;d:'^^rts.ooming^t^^^ T^ trm'aSi^MSufelWP'fT expect.^, brcakjthrouBb tooths Polish capital, be the best ever, hel; Soon to be Extinct, the German Dodo The Rjlsslans wduld appear to have ample; time to reinforce themselves and to strengthen their positions around Warsaw, and it is thie opinion of British observers that the trench warfare, for which the western theatre ol. the. war has. become famous will be waged 'in the region of the Polish 1 rivers. . Pope May Demand That the Kaiser Release Mercier BENEDICT Rome. Jan.- 8.-The Pope Is under-Btood^o haveaskefl the German legation^ to; the Hqily See for information concerning the reports that Cardinal Mercier has 'been arrested. It the arrest'is |idmltted,l>ated -with' the provincial association. ... > The action of the Calgary association, in connection with the charges oi faking in artificial' coloring of birds at their recent show was discussed, but any action left for , the new executive. Charges were made'that the local breeders are suppl fed � by  eastern breeders with infcFior.'stock, although paying-high, prices for the same. The executive will take steps to obtain redress, and if this is-not forthcoming, will publish the names of the breeders who have misrepresented their goods. It was decided to issue a breeders' directory in the  ij?ar future, and an agricultural paper published m the province was named as the -association's official organ., ,1 ' v- i^.-c-Tlie following officers wofo elected! for -the year : . s; " ELECTION OP OFFICERS NUMBER 23 WAY TO WARSAW TURKISH mm i � TRY VfO STdr SALE OF AT MAGRATH In Case Constantinople Must be Abandoned-Enver Pasha Ready to Move Sofia, Bulgaria, via London, Jan. 8i 12.20 p.m.-^Dispatches reaching here from Constantinople describe the situation in the Turkish capital as in-creaslngly alarming. The local authorities appear to apprehend not only attacks from the outside, but internal disorders as; well. The archives of the atate have-been packed up, ready for removal from thp city, and many of them already-haVe| been sent away. Preparations have been completed also tar the removal, of the treasury, and locomotives are kept constantly under steam In the railroad yards of Stamboul, to meet the possible necessity of conveying the officials of the government to a place of safety at short notice. Preparations have been made at Adrianople for the quartering of state officials, should eventuatities cause' the Porte to decide to quit the present capital. -.: Magrath; Alta., Jan. 7.-r-Mr. JUertier, the license inspector waB>�n the lookout at the depot las,t night, to watcfh tor liquor.-HiS' watch- was hsuccessful, and he made a seizure of some cases. It is understood that notice has been served upon> the wholesale dealers in Lethbridge: not to supply any more liquor to Alagrath residents. HlB action has been taken under the Scott Act. ? Big Congress After Stale Aid For' Farmers-Other States Follow HON. MARSHALL SPEAKER Women in Need of $250 For the Ambulance Fund Including the amounts acknowledge ed belttw, the Women's Motor AmbU'. lance Fund today reached $1746.25. ' This is within about $250 of the am^ ount required, and a special effort to, ACOiTRYINTOILS Has Been Bandied Across the 5 Invisible Line Half a Dozen Times ALLEGED TO HAVE BEEN IN 84 JAILS Patrons-Hon. G. H. V; Bulyea, Hon. A. L. Slfton. ....... Hon. President-Hon, Duncan shall. Hon. Vice-Presidcntsr-Hon. secure that sum will be. put forth,: so that the money may be sent, fwward, as soon as possible. Further contributions to the fund i acknowledged today by, the treasui;e|;. '-are,. Antelope Ranch, per Mrs. Lynch '; ' Staunton.......... ... .....| 2,00 Mar--Macleod district.. :.. ... .. ...779:5B �- , Spring Coulee, per Mrs. H. B. ' A; J.' Kelly ................ ...12.26 McLean, .Geo. Harcourt, A; W. ; Fo- Mrs. Bamett, Cowley........ .25 ley, John A.. McDougall, P. -Burps. Mnybutt; per Mrs. Annie Muller 3;75, President-R;B. Hunter, -Edmon- Purple Springs, per Miss Flor^ -ton ' ; enoe iMatheson ...... .. -..10.65. First Vice-Presidentr-W. J. McKen- ManyberrlBs, per Mrs. B. Whit- ;. zie, Claresholm ; second vice-presl- ney.............. ....... 3.50 dent, A.'Ei Humphries, Lethbridge. - ��� .. ...J..........., ,. .,, , X. Sec-Troae.-W. McC,Moore. and bantam classes, with 28 birds;.'P. .:. Executive". Committee-W.iB. Blow,- and P. King cleaned up practically:ev-Calgary Pi. Ashoroft,^ Lethbridge;. J. .erytSlng in llg'ht Brabmas and ba^i-Ci Longmore,-^dmonton,)':R. B.B.! . Th9,local-f.yexhlbItor8? at,.thlB>year's iHumpbrtes, afpromlDent^:(�xlhbitor'f6/ exliibltiwcame out rWith.flying The;"governor of the %tate, the ledl-tor of :tlie I^orttand,; Oregon'ian, the president, ofi-^the''- State Agricultural HELIGOLAND IS POOR BASE Copenhagen. Tan. 8.-Herr Albert Ballin, managing director of the Hamburg-American S.3. Line, who is a personal friend of E(m-peror William, has expressed the view that Germany must admit ier position at Heligoland does. not, give the German fleet a deslrajble base of operations. He also adds that England has brought the whole of Germany's overseas trade to a standstill. Herr Ballin declares there can lie no lasting peace if Germany does not get her fleet at a station in the North Sea which, at least, wll-i give to Germany the same advantages in Europe as Great Britain. NOW FOR List of Salaries of the City Officials Appointed the Other Day CITIZEN'S WILL WIELD THE HOOK ALSACE 6A AITIVE French Making Progress Road to River Rhine on NEARING ALTKIRCH Re-pccupy Trenches Taken by Enemy-Artillery Fighting on Rest of Front Paris, Jan. 8.-The French wax office gave an official bulletin this afternoon as follows : The artillery ol the enemy sounded all day of Jan. 7 in Belgium and in the vicinity ol Arras. The French artillery , responded' spiritedly and effectively. "Our infantry made some progres-s near Lombaertzyde. We occupied, at a pc-.nt fifty yards in advance of our trenches, a hillock which had bean held by the enemy. To the east of St. Georges, we gained ground and we inllicted serious damage in the; trenches of the enemy m the vicinity of Steenstraate., : - . "In the section o! Arras at the for- ' Here is what the citizens' committee IS expected to go over with the pruning hook. The salaries of all the officials named with the exception ot the commissioners, received, aV'gwier-.!, - ous paring at the hands ot the -aid- JfLSf, ""*^T^'"fAJ;':'*,^2?\**?'** _ . ., .i-v!.i.;i tacked, we were compelled'to evaCUo crmanic council, over a ypar ago, i^te certain trenches where our mS|" Those mentioned below represent tte were up to their 8houldetfs''ih\aan( officials only^. The members ol the and: water. To ;the lelt of � Bolsselle, -raribus staQs rcteive lower saUjiea- ^'^"'f �*^*�n5*!?.' ^o'^'J in proportion, rangtSg^ftShntSB^-^^"'5""**' ahd-.v^ occupied~th�-'road--SlOO a month. :� �'>-:'X'^-y. Offlcta4s-attd their monthly'salaries:,'fartiUeryexchaniMa vesterdai? Mayor Hardie~'~$3^83. Commissioner Grace; ,ja91:66ij ' Commissioner Reid,',$281;66. : (Sity Solicitor W. S; Ball, $200; . City Treasurer, R. A., Parris, $150. City Clerk Steven,. $90,- (recommended for 1915, $125).v-- W. A. Henderson and Co., auditors, $104.17. " : ' . Medical Health Officer, Dr. DeVcr her, $100. .- ,; , Sanitary Inspector,. J. T;Vallance, $125. �� City Assessor, H. W. Meech, $187.50. \ � Chief Constable, John Skelton,$150. - Fire Chief, W. Hardy, $140 and quarters. n Magistrate Elton, $125. (Fixed by Provincial Government). Assistant City Engineer, .W. Adam, $135. Street Superintendent, W. Morris, $135. ' . Park Superintendent, - J. Mitchell, $90 aiid housp. the were quite spirited. Our heavy artillery so- , cured, good results near Blanc Sab-Ion. At this point the mine throwers of the enemy inflicted,, losses on us,: hut 'iri: the afternoon we checked' this fire from the Germans. , "In the. section ol Reims, to the west of the forest Des Zouaves* wo . blew up a block house and occupied / a new trench 200 yards our lines. "The artillery engagement between Bethney and Prunay was conducted ,f yesterday with great flerceness.-^-ing ;at'Our artillery in fayw^bri'lthe:; exclusive ibombardmeht of the hospital at Thann which lias been ervacu-:ated.!'.,-,V--,' ' �: � ^'r ^ r' i'.v'V.:t-v^- C. p. R, Redeems Bonds 6 Months Before Due Date �"Winnipeg, Man., Jarii'� 8.-A ;tele- ,......_____ ,,,____^swv.....u.a,. eramto a local paper :yestdrday from College, and' other prominent profes- Montreal, gave 'the Information t)iat Bional' ,and bHslh^sr men. are takinc ^'^ Tiiomas Shaugliuessy .was prepir-an aoliva and. energetic part in thei*^ pay, and had paid, six months movemoilti PRINCE; ALBERT BYE-ELECTION \yiLL TAKE PLACE FEB. 8 Ottawa. Ont., J^n. 8.-The Prince Albert >  li^�(-eleotion, s. made vacant through. JUe'riBBlgnatlon of Jamea Mc Kay,:]M,P.,^tb- gq,'on' the'Sapkutche-wans'^upre^je-'Oourt.thas been fixed lor E!eibn>ary.'?i ^The nonjlnatlon will takjj.^t)j�^o,a';j|rMKt�ariier, Tie d^te, i^�'^;;^?^>^~GjblneUCwat^ '"fhloh .they fell .,dup.. i^^llLlWies^ , "TRU8TIE" ESCAPES FROM MACLEOD BARftACKS ,:iMacleod, Alta.,: Jan. 7,^Mip'.,G^ily. a "trustle" as8lsstii5^g.ilih#?baS�ack cook; made a ole^n jletaway* i*r6m- tljia, Mounted Pojlp* BarrnokBjtea,Tily :Ia^t, evening, and up to.-a'late".hQur'''thei-man: (bad succeeded iu-elu^jog the.i^'ii police, and is stillat large. ,�''-.ji; , Gaily was, serving a, Bhorb-temj'SbiSMlf''' vice of three months _for, theft afe'Gaa ''' more, >a' large ipropbrttdn-SJOfiitwlikli sentence had been served:^'',, ' '-J-W* LOCAL/ vLpa nUngton;� pn^fja&y; l^tJp,n>'aa^defeat(>tfro7il>RAi 30 ;