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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 15, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta Most^Iihfkirtant Decision to be Made Sit Session Will be for New Agreement--Looks as if the*Oid Agreement Will be Ratified KAISEfe WATCHES :^:'::::ftr'''/'4^ 4^:~^v:i^'7 , .� :.. '� P8tr�)grad,. Jan;; 14'i-T*o .B^^ regarded as prcparatorj' to 'gonoral-staff has reportod-ihe^&pitoon; impending 'movement. .. tha:t;the Getraans ate'pMpArifeg'vfor a I Paris, sJan. 15, 2:45 p. m.-The genofalraggrcssive ittbvemcnt'.to f the French war office this afternoion gave wast and southwest o! �Warsawc-StkfJ out an ollcial communication which ofllcers .�say-: that this' operationf.is, says  Four- weeks 'from n�xt Monday, Feb. 151ih;*at� 10 a.m-., delegates trom all parts; ;o�-:the. district will gatber-at the ;Eabor jTemplef here to attend (the twcifthvaiinual convention of District No. 18 M. W. Dt A. The call to 'the: convention has' aust been sent outiby President W. L. Phillips and Secretary A, J, Carter from the heart bifice at Pcfhie. The conventinniWiU.be the most im-.pcv:tant-'j miners'' '��,convcntic�i ; since! I'Jili when� planff-:for"jx new agreement wltli->the operators were discussed, and a~strllfiB- decision practically, precipitated, th^idperatora later proving uiiwilliiil; to 'accede', to the demands' of -tjioi^inen',' formulated at that convent on'l:'. >.:-"�;':...�'�.��� The. .annual session this year will have'a'Similar'importance, for once more thb'rdelegateB will be faced with itlio, necessity of..deciding whether they will aignitbe ^agreement culminated m October, .1011,'ait,the end of an oight-moiiths' strike or'whether they will make 'further demands! on the operators. '  - .:'^'he matter IS a weighty one, affecting: as- it does , 6,000 \min�rs borne .out:by thO: fact:'that the'tQcrr mans, have removed their slck,''f:iand wounded from Lodz, and AP.iettokow into Prussia and have changedj their ammunition bases. Information'has been received Jlicre | of the arrival ot large bodies'. of German troops, and their distribu-tion at points within striking.; .distance of the fortified positions,covering the northern entrances into Hungary, and the principal passes of the Carpathians now: held by, the -JRus-slansi This is taken to indicate that Germans are reinforcing, the Austrian troops for a vigorous effort to tree northern Hungary and Bufcowina from "From the sea to the Lys there have been artillery engagements, some of them quite spirited. We made progress near Uombaertsyde and near Beclaete. , "To the north of Arras a brilliant attack by Zouaves resulted m the capture with the bayonet of the positions of the enemy near the road between Arras and Lille, "In this same region at Targette and at St. Laurent, as well as at a point to the north of Anderhy, m the region of Royc, our artillery secured the advantage of that of the enemy. German flatteries were reduced to silence, two pieces of artillery ware ATTEMPT ON WARSAW + + '^ -F. 4" 4- + N BLOWS AT SOISSONS ;.werc destroy- this%our^ cd. "In thevrggio] Rcimsv> therftijitK! artillery ieiii course of,:,wi enemy were, freqi Icnce. ,;..'.,.",:>- "In the'region.,'oj Perthes, in the Argonne. a'Udvon-tlw heights of the Mouse thereMias: been nothmg important to report.: We, have destroyed the foot-bridges; set;up'; by the Germans ,,eraonne and near vyeBterday violent � ts during the batteries of the ijily reduccKiissian aotivi- demolished, a depot of ammunition ties. The present lull" about Warsaw was exploded, and field works in the Trustee Davidson Claims that Phoney Statement Made Fool of Him in Eyes of the Public He Promised $95,000 Would Run Schools This Year V and it Won't > .PERSIAN HEIR TO THRONE GOING TO TABRIZ SECRETARY FLEETWOOD IS OEilECT OF Airi^K throughout- the .big district, and the I Shades of the old 1013 aldertoanicio peculiar .con'ditions'o-btawiing at the. council appeared at the Manual Train-I* preseiit;,will ;en'ter, into the debate and -mg. school last night, breathed- into !m .the financial losses, was the only way the press 06uld ex-� �..... plain'AhoiiPcrappy. session with Trus- Teheran, Pe/sia, Jan. 14, via liondon, Jan.. 15, 12.40 p.m.- The Turkish Ambassador here has notified the Persian government that the Porte is ready to evacuate the province ot Azerbljan as soon as the Russians definitely move out of this territory, and after the ibeir to the throne reaches Tabriz to assume control. The heir to the throne is :to leave Teheran for Tabriz ia a few days. entailed. BjRtlfc'A^U-stnta:, ^ni while ;the 191t.agreproent"is.C9n8idered by i h�riA6A/-tp ^be' ffir rrrojn. ^^tlsfactqry; lli�:*Ujrj��p)ias '"it* oti:'goo,d' authority thai a furbh% ji 15 do';not!.'teel like, making du�ng .^,^^lug fill^ ,^aecidgS'bn� ,. and' Scott,; play mg the Bteij^ii^roieBlf*'^ " - - And it w^s all because ^eretary-TreasurerFleetWQgft'sieport,. issued at ^the end of Js({ 84VMsofiVi�t Ms'q(w� wbf^^'^^to! 'himdreiaB of ^thbuggnds o* dollars have-imake-a fool;ol-tamtelf beforeitheipub-^siache Zeitung,'fsay8 that ;the newly .S*f been ."dpent ill,the fight between the,lirof promising;Hhaf the sohools appointed Auatro^Hungariaa minwter ?i would be able to .get alongdttW , = . tJii ? ? ? ? ? ? generA&t.von kluck Who isdIfiectlBg the German offensive .:' near; Soissons over the river Mouse at St. Mihie' and in the, forest ot Ailly we repuls. ed an attack upon the trenches takci. by us January 8. "In the Vosges to the south of Senones, we repulsed the Germans after a spirited infantry engagement. We broke through their harbed wire entanglements and occupied their trenches. "Along th? rest of the front there is nothing to report." London, Jan. 15.-The morning reports say : A rcvcr.sc of the allies along the river Aisnc, in the neighborhcod of Soissons, is admitted in the latest French official statement, although the possible elTect of the German advance IS ofTiciallv .mmimi'Aed. After'-continuous engagement, which lasted nearly two day.s, the Germans forced -the French to yield, in front of .Vreany, to the east of Croury. .It is explained by the French war''oJrice that' the flooding of the river Aisne lestroyed several oL the lines and thus rendered precarious'th^ commun-'.cations qf the troops operating on the right bank. There the troops were withdrawn, as it was thought impossible to send reinforcements' to their support. "The success is a partial one, far our adversaries,"  says !the French statement, "but will have no influence 'on the operations as whole; Emperor William, himself was pre."!-ent at these operations, which resulted in the capture of several thousand French prisoners, and were continued throughout January 12 and 13. London, Jan. 15.-Petrograd, claims that the Russian, troops have progressed on the light bank of the-lower Vistula, where the German cavalry was repulsed. - On the Q(bher fronts the' fighting was made up largely of skirmishes and artillery duels. ; NTEiON 10 StND FIRST Latest Earthquake Reports Place Losses 20,000 Dead More Than 35,000 Injured But Plans Changed and Now it; is Doubtful Whether They Will See Action for Over Month-Many of the Boy�;i On the Sick List >, g^t.p. PRESIDENT TO BE A BRITISHER Count Berchtold Quarrelsome;. El BerlinJJatf.-15, via m-^A .Vierina d^spatc London 3:40 ai atcti to ^e Vos- ^Ho Martin Woglf Boosts'to Keep Smir Factory Martin Woqlf,;:^iP.P. for Cards-� 1^*^' tfliitf^^jW'^eeii%'''^^^feed ^Si asv^Tijs. Sugar ,'f.actorB;?; at RaympM. lyecp^a change ownrred ana:4^u-iet*^raising., was' iii confined Ottawa, Ont., Jan. 15.- WJilIe in Ottawa this week. President B. J. Chamberlain of the Grand Trunk Pacific filed an application for naturalization under the new Naturalization law which, came 'into force on January 1. Nr." Chamberlain' has been a naturalized Canadian tor many years, but now, like Sir Thomas Shauebnessy, Sir Wm. Vanhome, Sir Geo. Perley and other Canadian: citizens who were born In the "United States, seeks woild-wide British citizenship. ' .-I 'Quake More Violent Than the Messina Disaster But Hit No Big Cities yfisrhWslBlS Mayor, a Miner Fcrnle; ;Jan. 15.-^(Special).-After j a spiiited.cdntest; which brojigiht out London, Jan. 15.-Although the in-: tention of the authorities was to send , Canadian troops to the front next; week, a change has been made in the plans and a delay of at least amon'thv is probable. The Fourth Infantry brigade! ol the Canadian contingent are moving into' ' barracks, the quarters at Salisburyv having been cond�nned on account ol ! an epidemic of meningitis. Fifty-two of the Canadian-Scottlistev have secured commissions in the Brit..;-^: ish Hiffbland regiments or in Kitch-' ener's army. Several regiments 'aroV now discouraging transfers owing.tol the difficulties of filling the gap*. Pri'^?, va'te A. B. Palmer ol,Toronto, one! of those litomoted to lieutenant "liti the new army.  v CANADIANS ON SICK LIST: v; : Ottawa, Jan. 15. - The following .casualties among members �: of ;tiiBf: Canadian expeditionary force, are sin-f nbunced by the militia department.'.' Seriously ill-At No.; 1 Canidiattl General. hospital,- Nctheravoii: , ; [ ; Lieut.-CoL :R. H. Labatt, .lourthj b^ttalioDi with duodenal ulcer,;::&ext| T i.i  1 - � . of kin, Mrs. Isabellc Labatt, HamiK;' Rome, Jan. 15.-Constantly shift-, ton, Ont. ing estimates based on--reports thatprivate Wm. Henry Gardner, ISthi continue to trickle m, nbW place the battalion, with pneumonia, next ot , deaUi toll from WednBsday'S.;eartb-;:jjin;: Mrs.: Sarah .Gardner,; 15 W*sfe quake at 20,000 and the'/injurod at a St., Grove Ward, WalthamBtown.ES-ii number in excess of SB'OOO,. .; sex Eng NO LARGE CITIESvHiT Pans, Jan. 15 - TKfe.'Petjt Bien's Rome corrcspond^t''i'~- the number of icarthqVafBV'V' ceed thirty ttoUsan'o' 'tttid-'; list would-ha�e bison! grea' fJie earthquake, waS more'Mo 'ttiht of Messina, -had.ik'not^J the fart tUBt,�no " affected'.' iiJhe cetetre ance; abcdrdiiig to the' was situated in the Mr.* ^� ,,, Lake F�hoio, which Wiii?\di?aiiied. ^ritfi| 1871 by; Prince Alexander^Tdrtonii-at a cost of $8,000,000.', i^""?��i?.?i: sUnding Closit to track, fann As to the cause of ;tfae'^isaster,ii',^e; etit 'Parislen's correspondent"..... XJn- an eminent authority,/sjiying-: raising i**'^^'****^'**'^ mayor, ,Thquotes Private Wm. Henry Phillips, Royal; 'Canadian Dragoons, with nneumcniar* nest'tof' kin, Mrs. LiUiaiv T ;th,;Ont, ' '5 , . ate'*qi�is.i Roy, MactC�pzie i.battalion, with,; pneunvMua,. next kin.'-iJtihiiv-B.I Mafil^eiiziQ, Bpavent L^iti,.J;;;:t^,i;i'H:i>4^ tjSL..'. , :-��--. . _..'.HJt?Sav.6;lii8 injuries were 'i(ittiBridiBa'^;�j;'-';s;K';.^.� �:��'�:',:   * * i-y* ** o  ? ? TOOIC .ALL NIGHT TO WAME CONSERVATIVE CANDIDATE Ar^ P. ALBERT � ; - ;iPrince^A.VJ)?rtf Sask., Jan, 15. -Tif^.rJifDonJildson, .M.LA., for Shelb^'ook'i S'^^ya'^: .the choice pt � 'itb* > � Cdnservitlve;  convention, . ^hich." sat .here'' all v last i night, ? "qbnclu.dlng 'hs> labors at 7,30 . � , >, :,ti(^B :mornlngr,'^;besides ^lolding a '' .,,,.,.,ii^,o r-^owl,.- t,m. Chose. . f,,..,,. ,,,, -,, -.- I fB/,ta>r.�� Tiiic hnrt Kwn f,hB men v,, W"! and CounciUqrs Graham, Jack- vCount Tisza was really directing the , foreign affairs of the Austrian Em-> 1 pire." soon me^"? T'"'^' t 'r'' t7aiio7B"whi^^^^ � w^Mh^ and that "o^- B.. Barnes, Sam Graham, steam .by contact wit^, Incandescent probably the man wm in trouble, .thp possible Wm.Robicbaud, Jam.es E. Marshand matter. This hypothesis seems.con- roadmaBter, who w�n on the rear^plit- ^ � - - - firmed by the fact that.tthfe spring at form of the train, went back to San Guilimio has almost"doi?blcd:-the - ^ volume, of its flowf sinoi^tyesterday'i'' factories; .This had been the case 'in . , , , Utahjoaiid he was sure there- were son and Robichaud were on the ]ust the: same possibilities in Alberta, going board; . out- And he wanted an explanation, from Secretary Fleetwood. , It appears that''before; the':nomina^ tion, the secretary prepared the usual monthly statement oj receipts and expenditures as shown: by the, cheque book, and this was,:, turned/^oyer to the ;candidatBs, som'e. of-whomr aftiong them Ti:ustees Davidson and Scott, ir-l ir�  xt^^ r..-. m� i wifww ranees u^ t?th4Mate!lS'p^�^ Macleoci Liberal Gonvenbon Nominates Sitting Member to Oppose John Herron I'ed their case toVthe �vbt�|rs"'on? that ,- , ^ ' lj , �� ' . , basis.But as ,t happens, the, siUries Macleod. Jan. 14-(Special) .-iJohn , Dr. Wariiock In" accenting the honor, ine. It was ratlfieil by parliament,' S!S' DR. WARN0CK UNANIMOUS CHOICE NOT A LIVELY , MEETING:  �'"': '.V ---r'V^^' .��,�:�'�'��� �����;t''.' MaeUod Board of TRkde** Annua) Meeting Called Offr-Cpunter At-: ' � � tractions � > \ ', Macleod, Alt*.,' Jari. i^i-^bwin^:'to the. counter attractions of the IrlBb Patriotic concert, and the r Liberal meeting, the annual meeiing; of the Board of Trade; whichWas'fixed.,to. for 'November, jilso^the fuel 'bills and Herron, e'x-M P. some other; accoun'psj, '----- - of Pmcher Creekr^ said-that hb V lu avvoHjiug uiu nonoE, uiB. ..lb was .raiiiuea oy pariiameni, most nnnrlv nttpnflnrt fiii. ntiiv assuraed^it Inowmg of and Sir Geo. E. Foster thanked God wn. eSt beln^ Pr^^^^ igations it entailed. "As at that time tor the occasion that. Secretary FWB^^^^^^ vestlgate. -They fofund thattbef^mliA^ i was Obarlea Knapeck;?a mlner/empldx^ -^'i ed In the MoQUllvarir.Creek! and (dhat he. was minu� cently severed. He waev ,,mucb of an aocount;^bf�ih|>ineli fit appeared thMt'.vhe^mad^ going a terrible. Btjj he bad, beem,etrue] time previous, but line remembers au^sbt'i^i: jusl how it occurred'' He waa raebed to\ dnan. buJt.iuccH^'-7 ;6'oloo]k*lMt 1 * :OTie,�l!ic^i(l'ii^ A ,.4- uu ^iil^^K^'^^'^^^A^^ again taste the bitter dregs ot the heavy obligations rt entailed. "As at that time tor , the occasion that. j., gerretarv ed out fill earfy in,Deceml)er ap^ did defeat at the hands ot Dr. pay^ft you'have seen fit to entrust me again made possible such a-trucp. Organiza-\' rennrtpi- Fnr nnw not show c� the-Novembcr statement Warnock. M.Pf. of Pmcher Creek. 'dnjWith ycMr Uonndence.".. said he, "I tion is our'strongest force. Wo have a'these three 'heM no,, and'expontiitures?.,. These the Macleod Federal constituenoy. Hojwill accept. I regrei the necessity for'strong political machine to fight^ - ^^'^^ ^^''^ P"^' tliat ttustee Davlflson, figuring^ from ciprocity'. but the reciprocity sli?l- on'the Conservatives, an incomplete balance sheet, in which eton will look like a Red Deer. bills payable were hot uoted.-'told the Dmosaurus to him when the next people that sctiools wouW:'spend election rolls round He will not 6n-UIO.OOO m 1914.': having $3,0,000. ..on ly be compelled-to defend himself,"arid �", TRUCE BROKEN ' The tryce was supjipnod to be genu- the ostinutc of $120,1)00, whichisur-.^his stand on the issues of 1911, but: .plus," with what economic^ ^'igbt be he" will have also to defend "the most effected m 1815, sliould bring.thc 1915 mcompetont government that Canada^ estimates down tSi about $9,5,000, ihas ever seen" Dr Warnock * bo^t . Mr, Davidson claimed that,he, had John Herron overwhelmingly in 19ll, asked the secrptaty.if, ev,fi;ythintf' was ahd he will beat him the nextldv']^' liiberal Nominee *ty:mile; councillorb _ , Town hall, when the ^.-,^7c-^^-�-(g^ipM wnhf-tiheers is oa : pastmaster- m the meeting:oft,,,as It^wasggfJ^^ �^a*i>08se8M8''exttcnie 'iwai tovii\i�siamXifemmmSSSSL,^....... , , ?oufi^&*WiS%lectl6n^ may appointment f �J>^^i^^^S^iJ*lii--A^^;-^'�*SS^^ 8 and ppliticai,^sagji^^iv|j. ^ j^ugt J jyjfl other,ympwt|^.fe|ffl?)- Sliiei^confuting of townebips 7, � com^.*^ �'� ff^A'?.'>^''^^.. . .' n^s"was down,for: tran^ft!?itenjfm^ elected mn- had -bMB leered kt ^on the ilopx ol the, housej-for- stating his views on West- ' : '"^^The time liasi ,'-er,a:ceid6'ntally dlsdhar, when ,.eV,pry railway,, town and city in ~-^-i^^i^.^,; , unemployed B^orty- Mui- !dO|cb JB^anna, Bow 'island, Mr. Hanibly, .' J �Bow Island, George Molloy.'Bow ft- , >� Pljd, James Neil, Grassy Lake, A. J/ sHelvorgon, Foremost; t. H. Walkef, ^ iFolremoBt Mr Walker, who has been -.ot f ja member of the'. Council - since 'tbev 'was:'.created',:: baa ,'baen*': The muulclipaiitjr?,JbSI^JV SlHln\!4iunitlpaUty .^a:ugH.4felectea I reevf SptguijiiJiBplendld shape, did not represent,a'few .sway ac- 'wirnn counts, and that, the: secretary; had PJ^' ,^^^? either, deliberately misled I^,him oSf ^!�J'} They- have both made' rWrds; ^and'* Warnock, like W, A. Buchanan, did4'.t know, his fiuslrioss.; �' Mp bwnV'tinamm^^^^^ .Mr. Flee>ood"defenji^''j^,ri,s;if by ^'""^ saying (that the statement isdded was the Libei 1 terhoon'?' 'Mr. wr conveptiop ,here B, Thome,, of' AlderBy4e,^ a ^ a,,true one, that^'it wasHhe custom- v',,^^,!!:f fl,i?i, !!'j VT�vi�.,�r nnt arv' itinn+h-onMi Bt^*in\m,t ' otfj'Prominent farmer and breeder(ql puti WAS CIGARS " .RILLED,: W 'ci'iii';L-iii:i;t'',---i". wi"'-!-,,T"''vuu w^mlWj, thntmM 11 T, JoUn Herron at the next election, on .t];theis,w8B a; Scotohmai�,*-nofi tn^nfStiOrspn^Ci^iBfc^^^^ ,,;t](|'rBdxj:;jmtl!aio^y;|5-;a^^^ " �a�it::%y)i%'swRo^ |lg5^:%a%3f^ail^ 7948 ;