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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 9, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta wmmMk "CMh ..^.i ..... .... 132t/a May .........' 1J7Ui July .,......,........... 138% ^WEAi HER High............ ..... Low.................. Forecast: Fine 37 26 VOLUME VIII, LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, JANUARY 9, 1915 NUMBER 24 600,000 MEN IN THE FIELD Russians Hold All Buk6wina--Supfeiiie Effort to be Maile to Crush Serbs "-Prussia Will Send Help POLAND CONFLICT UNCHANGED  Parlt, Jan. 9.-^"The Russians have entered Transylvania," telegraph* the Petrograd correapondent of the Matin. "The-Auatrlans have hastily evacuated the whole of Bukowlna." he adds, "leaving open-new roads for the Russian troops into the Hungar'ran provinces, particularly in the direction of the capital of the county of Mar of the C amos, at the foot Carpathians, Z15 miles north of Budapesth," Longestl^attle Line EtJ0r:Known in World's History STEND . * eiiHii .THooROirr'- British Public Re-assured by Statements of Cabinet Minister REPLY FORWARDED 1^ %^Mill Not be Released Till tem^d by tlie Washington Officials ^d/^;eB8"^ at^i^Uiflilting much'' Ihter^^ osrffi%*'l(wlit^ary'^rep1y by Great Britain: to tbe.^AmeHcan note -protest" ing against British Interference With Amercan atitpping. The repeated atate'wents, of the BrltisU Foreign Office tbat tb^ reply is entirely friendly und conciliktory, although not receding from the position that Great Britain must continue to search for contraband, have reassured the public, which no lonijer regards the note as a tlireateninsf incident. Ambassador Page and Sir Edward Gray,: the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, have,agreed that the preliminary reply will not be published lier6 until the .8tat&. department at Washington authorizes its release, Be Generous and Help Qet the Two Thousand The $250 needed the Women's Motor.Ambulance Fund to make the BAYONET FIGHTS IN POLAND London, .Jan. 9.-Coincident with their movement from the north, the Germans have resumed their violent oflensive operations to the west oJ Warsaw. They,arc hacking their way forward at some points, only m turn to be driven out from their positions by Russian bayonet attacks. This leaves the situa-tion in Poland as a whole about what it was a fortnight age Meanwhile the llussians- sweep through the Austrian crown land of Uukowina unchecked, according to news despatches reaching London, and this,army is expected by British observers soon to bo well over the mountains formvng the boundary into Hungary. SUPREME THRUST AT SERBS Servia, with her army more or less rehabilitated, is described in London as attacking the dual monarchy from the south with renewed vigor. Austria declares that the latest Servian attempts have been repulsed. Nevertheless credenc'e is given in England | to the reports that Germany is plan-; ning to throw troops to, the assistance of her allies in a third attempt to crush the country of the Serbs. One hundred thousand Prussian and 300,000 Austrians, it is said, arc to be employe'd in this campaign,- , the Teuton allies deeming such a move imperative in view of. a grave situation 4n. the >Ball{|ins.- , - Behind Target Officer Shot - arid milled London,, Jan. his death on Wednesday during. musketry practice. While engaged in. maxking at the rifle butts at . Sling Plantation, he went behind the target and was hit on the head by a buflet  and killed infitantly.. He had been warned that the act was dangerous, but disregarded the warniT>g. Colonel Grant Morden will sail for Canada next week to confer with the militia department on various matters. SriCMMUl BMILCUL, ^___^ARRAS �NTOINa ftQ KEY ^ ' CZERNO ^ VITZc The'map to in Upper Alsaceiiiwi the offenslvo,>ha�(i.;J Russian. of f ensiyev^ Carpathians, r At eft shows the battle front in Belgium and France except re the fiercest fighting of the month, with the Allies on pen going on. The map on the right above shows the Switzerland Will Look After Roumanian Interests in Germany and Austria- Austria's Position is Critical ROUMANIA IS.WITH THE ALLIES Pans, Jan. 9, 4.15 a.m.-The Roumanian mobilization will begin the last week m January, according to the Petit Parisian, by the calling up of three classes, totalling 145,000 men. The mobilization will be continued until 600,000 arc ready for the field. It is exoected that Switzerland will be asked to take charge of Roumanian interests In Germany and Austria, the Petit Parisien says, but it adds that the Cabinet has made no definite arrangements as regards this. .\USTRIAN POSITION CRITICAL The present positions of Au-stna-Huiigary, according to observers who today are giving expression to their views, is most critical. Threatened from the east and from the south, and wiih lloumania preparnig to cast her lot with the allies, the war is bniifi brought to her front door. Now, more than ever liefort, therefore, fol Ich caiised the Austrian rout through the (passes of the . lowers of the conflict in England'look rlice the enemy is strongly resisting. - i. . ^ .. v PARI5 IS THE LESSON London, Jan. 9.-^There is to be no separation, .allowance for the wlyes of Canadian- aotiyo service men, 'who' marry � after, enlisting, according .to word received from - Ottawa by the military authorities.   * * �ion m the-last resort might become |* necessary,, and if the salvation- of the country depended upon it there would be no more to be said. Lord Hal-dane, however, so far as suoh p de-1 berate- and careful : statesman is l.kely to express his mind tor the whole world to lieari clearlv gave an affirmative an.swer to questions as to whether, after a few months' experience, voluntary recruiting appeared adequate, and whether it procured men as fast as they cc>uld be equipped. Lord Haldane made a special point of the fact that "compulsory -�service is not foreign to the constitution of this country." This of course IB- a truism in the same wav as would, be the affirmatloo that the press g�g has never been aiiolished Ott; Monday evening the iLib- * eralsv''ct iiethbridge will meet > in i-the Sbns hi England hall, -rpptils' V ed. Our gam is represented by tbrea �""lines of German trenches along, a front of SIX i^iundredi metres. The�enc-,. I my not having ;bcen � a"ble;-t6--.iBl5i^.t^riEs,. that which-they  had lofe^J-'-frerAMr^fe* Soissons and set fire t&iT'the-.Falai^i of Justice. . . ' "To the south of La on and ofera-:^ onne our artillery demolished'a cainp of huts covering some Dlachine guh^,. reduced to silence the artuicry . for the enemy and destroyodj'some trench-^, es. � -. ALLIES TAKE PERTHES. ; "In the rsgion of Perthes.the.eiie-; my delivered an attack .to-which, Wo responded immediately by a.countier-attack. This movement ,oii-, our. ;part^ permitted us not only to retain. 6ur. positions at Hill 200,. west ofuPerthesi but also to take possession of .400 yards of the trenches Of the enemy between tall 200 and thc-.viUagc- of Perthes. � � ., "Furthermore, p. direct attact delivered by us on Perthes-at the same time that we were making our-coun-^ ter-attack on Hill 200 made us masters of the village. We "installed ourselves m Perthes and ,we have advanced beyond the village boundary. Our total gain in this locality, is more than 500 yards Kaiser Denies Gardinal� Mercier of Malines Has Been Imprisoned MERELY WARNED Pontiff Sympathises With the^ j Position of the Belgian , ' Pre.ate The Manchester Guardian/ probably one of the most influential govern-' in the-coet of foods and other iieces^ $2000 necessary ta buy the ambulance .ree"n7^pcll"e;i"to closT wltSm "the sarins which in many cases are from.--^Vg^s^rES^tlKiar^^^^^^^ iPreviously acknowledged ......$1746.25 Barons, per Mrs; Hansen, $14.50 ; per Miss Mackay, $7.50 -; Friend, English Nora Loat says'she's a badly mal- lishwoman, $5.00 ;, Friend, per Mrs. Downer, .50 ; Miss A. McKen/.ie, Royal View, .25. Total today, $1774.00. / C.P.R. LOSES. CASE Medicine 'Hat,' Jan, 9.-^The action of thfr'.C.P.R. to recover $1500 from the Alberta Clay ProductB Co., being the amount paid *y tho C.P.R. under the Workmen's Gompousfttion Act. l'oi;owlng the 4eath.of J. J. MoMahon, on the'spur line at the Alberta Clay �Products' pit, was disralBsedby Jus-, tioe Walsh. The C.PM. alleged.that the.acoidont was due: to negligence by the defendants. prices of flour, it .wtuj leamed' today Authorities m the having trade, said unless the mark-et falls sharply, with-^ in the next two or ber iDOW; hut would vtake. 460 days toi'haul aJJi^tthlBiVcoBl;^,.b.iit ..25 teamBt&rs could ,do .his ] telegraphed to the Pope denying thH J-.' Cardinal Mercier -has .been atreste'li.: He, says he was � merelv warned .discontinue liis anti-German prbpa;'''? gandam Belgium which the Kaiser.- felt sure the Pope disapproved. The PJmpeior's telegram, which is, ill reply to the Pope's appeal fbr';* the release of the Cardinal, is ;n-^ tended to provoke His-Holiness''cph;.'! demnation of the Belgiuni priinaitd:' '--^ a condemnation which would thenjbe'" '\!f1i used as justification iot the restrij^l;'''.i^* tive measures adopted sgainat ''ibi] fiv} ..Oardiaal. . ,,..�;;..; The Pope, however,, instead of'.disapproving the Cardinal's.attitnido,,.- - 1'. has openly announced, it'is^aid,"that' ..Along all the front ^ctween Reims ^uT^. ^ie Wop^^^ ^l^lerncfe^�osLf �e ^^r^^'. ^ have done thyame^th.ng.-, This has been attested by prisoners. 1 J* said that u;il?ss the Cardin-m; the Argonne we were subjected on al's'complete Irfdom of speech -and oui right to a lively attack from the >f guaranteed the Pope is do- enemy to which we replied with a termmed energetically to mtervcne counter-attack which brought us backr and not to tolsrate the persecution to our point of departure, " """^ � " " "In the Woevre district:-tb i -the, north-west of Plirey in-:the forest'ol A'aiUy and in the forest'; of ;Le Petre*, we made some progress., ' * GERMANS GAIN IN. ALSACE-'^ "In the region, of Qernay we maintained our position. .,FnHhe^�to'tlis  of the Primate in the exercise of his  spiritual'jminlstTy. ; Hence, - if-neciis'-; sary,;, he'-mav summon the Cardinal, -to Rome, this being the only mea'as, ,to''protect his inviolability as ;an: archbishop and-a prince of the church. south the enarny strongly reinforced re-occupied Uurnhaupt-L'tshauRt tat tto expense of heavy losses': ~ "..... ONB GIANT WAVE v DESTI^OYED STEAIVIEf?' San PranclBCO, Cnl., .Tan. 9.-One:-plant wave smashed the life out oftjhe.',; little coasting steamer Eureka last nisht, and she piled up on the'rooks:., at the; San'Francisco harbor entrance,.; a total loss. Her second officer, Jas.-;, (Continued on page 3). FAMOUS' ENGINeIr (aDEAD Ottawa, Ont., Jan',S.-Thomas-Colt- ino K.eeter, one of .Canada's most...............________.....______ noted enplneers.'died at'his }iome here Bolger, was lost oft the boat,, the-'i'e-.'. in his 94th year. : , -.mainlng 17 of her crew escaped. HOW TO PUT THE SCREWS ON GAS COMPANY Correspondent Urges Committee to -Investigate. With a Return to Coal as the Aiternatjve: There seems to be aipuper�u11ty:..a.? "Ifs" in this little deduction, but th.ey can 411 be sent; into .oblivion. Tiy ob^, "it." If the people of Lethbridge. wduld burn coal instead of gas, the $5000 would be our8,;inBteado,I going to outaiders wihoB^B pockets are already-bulged with profits that shoiild righ(.j^ ly remiiin at ihojne. Can w'e .hlsjnse. tfi^ rotners 'it they; send their: money .to mall order houses: instead of spendlnl It'iereiVwhenwe' in tw^ see'thatjt gets ,oi>pUld|e7 ' . .1:. � The moral lp:.Bhut the gate on t}�f, gis; and Alburn :Soal;;^i4^i*9ry^^ ridJ�n;7i^tfe .c9Rl;plty.'f-whicfe W. D.- Wing,, C., A.,- addresses the. following letter to - the Herald : I shall be glad if,you will' publish this letter, relating .to The Canadian; Haildflne" in-his days at the war; of'^''Western. Natur'al iiice. ilthas. to be: remembered, too. Power;, CQ.,,Limited that:the,attack on Lord Haldane is The; '"'wiijespre^ also: an .indirect attack on Sir Ed- amongst consumers of gas is due, ap-�vyar,^;Oroy, .. parently,':notfonly,.tb the present cost  � IN GERMANY of the gas, hut to the now e,ident -Loudon, Jan. 8.-Information re-, fact th-atitho^Irinohises wore'obtained xenOy to a&nd points to p fresh *de- by the'-cojmpanyvby.misrepresentaijions ,yelopment of; German military pow- as to>-the respective heating power; ir. Mt 16 apparently the intention, and cbafofrcoal as compared with |fsln(�-thc/trained Artpws have failed Bow Island gas, IjiTother words, the |to provoke; a deoision, sisi Light, Heat &-,n,fl .therelore, I bog'^to'-put- {(rtvfard;tp supply, Jor,,a sroall^, thai^; ^ '' tlio' following suggestions^ as a 5 -pos-:'month,: ^nen^ to look: ;_alter ,,lui3iaeePift^ dissatisfaction, sible means of convincing the cam- and carry up coal, sticks, etc/ "^^ji^ panv that, it is, after: all, byvnd also possible that the;coal':coinpaa-.V means invulnerable. , v; ies Would allow,, for ;a'cErtepit|^^ CI). T'hat a committee be appoint- a special discpunt tovpresent;con|U^|5 .ed' (by the. Board of-Trade, for;.�in-, ers; ot.:�i8 � to.;part�y*ooniij�iM^Jg^^^ stance), to-obtain froth^Mcdicine,Hat; to cost ofiRCcessai^^ �nl.. t1.'i-J -;i, infor-.^Jt ,iB -to be 'jxmepibjredn^hp^^^^ Island elsewhere every ,ayails o|B^ the. mani le> industry at .work up-,.,the amount it should be'acfordlng. to taeture of ;^rms, an^jnu- .the elaborate eJr---^'- u^pment, apd^to .pr^kre ^ationi^ aBoi^ed,,! iwHaim^a-Qi OBitibns and explan,-fkijdly, byjMesjrp. ter into an agreement ^ise of gio- pntir(?ly\' ,flxed,.unlessjtheico] ' dance w.j. 991? ;