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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 1, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta yiu. LETHBHIDGE. ALBERTA, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1815 NUMBER 272 CALLED OUT BRITISH IN SERB TRENCHES; HUNS MOVING ON NISH Home Guard Saved Crops South-East of City- Raymond District Also Suffers Somewhat reports thai the allies have taken this town apparently are unfounded. It is along this lower stretcll of the Capture Arsenal Berlin, via v.-ireless to Sayville, N. Y., Nov. capture of Kraguye- vatz was announced offlcia'ily today. War Office also said that the German troops which' Milan- ovac were continuing tlleir advance. that" the Bulgarians are likely to receive the first hard blow from their opponents. Nish Threatened Prom Uskuh north to the Danube and had occupied the heights south the Bulgarian offensive has made such of the town. Tnvovono mountain, Of indemnity for Am 'it seems to be out ot was taken and several hundred Serb- crjcans ]ost in the sinking of the. Arabic still-is unsettled and probably will he taken up. ,shington, Nov. between Germany and ti.e United j States regarding the sinking of the i liner Lusitania, and the question pending between the two nations will bs-resumed loday when Count Von BernKtorft, German ambassador, will call upon Secretary liobt. Lansing at the state'department. progress that questions for the Servians to do ac- t in more than to fight rear guard tions for the present. With Piro their hands the Bulgarians, arc men- acing Nish more .seriously than Austro-German forces baled on Prairie tees'were raging on Al Biiits of the city yesterday Durmi ithe afternoon over 100 members the Lethbridge Home Guard went out ..._._ I.-I-. L....L. n fira vviVll null ians were captured. The Bulgarians still are advancing Krnguyevatz is 59 miles below Bel-i grade. Its loss will be a severe the' to the Serbians, as it contains the the main arsenal of the country Save and Danube crossings In northeastern Serbia the Bulgar- ians, well across the Timok. arc pressing forward vigorously m older ?J to widen the line of communications the Danube Russian expcdi tion which is reported to be on the Broke Parole 1, via Sayville, N. Y., dispatch from Copenhagen as giv- Discuss Extension of Parliamentary Term In autos to help fight back a fire which had got started near the farm of Herb to Wilson Sid- coast, now out today by the Overseas ing The guard members were active at' has not been Agrncj, tiial Lieut-Commander in preventing the fire reaching am of hcard from 'There are recur- Lajton of the British submarine C ing with the question of lie tension the crops in the vicinity This is the rcnt r9portSp however, of further bom- n fled from tint city, breaking SIR F. E. SMITH Solicitor General who it is believed xvill succeed Sir Edward Carson, who has resigned owing to differences of opinion over the near Eastern situa- tion. WORE CANADIANS ARRIVE Ont., Nov. troops which have arrived safely in England on hoard the troopship Sax- onia and Lapland, include drafts from the Stratlhcona Horse, the 44th Jlani- Wnv 1 conference is toba Battalion, 36 officers and 1076 the 46th (the SasKtnchewan) BradiM and I auner deal- Battalion, J6 officers and men; trsttiinetfce.assistance o! the guard has beep, necessary, and their services irere extremely valuable yesterday, u a very high wind was blowing, great diffloulty was experienced in Keeping the from crops At Home-points, it., came, within a few feet of'fields covered with grain stocks. Other, fires of equal seriousness, but resulting in very little real damage, fortunately wtre raging m the Ray- mond'districts, Vwbere at one time three nres inn going Many were called on to help in the fight When the alarm cmme in for the bardment of Bulgarian ports. This his parole. of the term 1 ment. tin, present parlia- a draft at Mounted Rifles, 1 officer and 50 men; officers and 100 MAYOR BARDIE'S OFFER OF KILTIE BATTALION MAY BE CONSIDERED nt Nov call to! battalion, the offer coming from the Major Pennecker mil rose V l in tho major Elliott 01 Wctaskiwm, lion on ancomer Island In ,nhood contained in tno to an ,ntantl.y there .is a proposal to raise Ottawa, On Canada's mai recent authorization for .the raising of additional troops in the a hatta- general recruiting will start-soon, addition The German of Waterloo, regi- through Its member, William Weichel, Eowever, somewhat hampered soiw ot the cars In making tin trip There a oomlderahlc scurrying tor gas- oline when the call cane lit and some nf 'thfl often ot ears had to take the rnoit expensive quality of gasoline to country. A new highland regiment has been offered .from- Saskatoon. Lethbridfie undertakes to raise-another highland members, of. the Guard, together with those who turned imtjfrom Stirling and ether points, many thousands ot In crop, the farm, of Skelth and Hatfltld having inmost danger. Raymond Lews Raymond, Nov. i. Raymond harine her ibare of firm these days, ai well at other- mrtx of tbe On Saturday William ftiendemon anttered the losfl ot .sixty of MM, the fire having been etarted. It !i alleged, by sparks from the loeomoiire, farm adjoining the CP.K traoks Fransls TiMeetnic, for C. f. Toiiestnp's threshinc ou the Knllkt Bofmr Oo'i fields, In held raepaiulWa hy the Uovnted Police for a fire which east of town on Thursday aftenoon It Is claimed that Us fire box, anfi did not Ulie the required precau- tions neceisaiy to Koper eitlng- nUhlnt ef fin, thus the Tolleatnp hu the reputation or bataf a twy oartfil engineer, and 41d everything possible to tie Hewlllbetlr en a bentae; Mme this -week Another last Saiur- extreyed the separator neenttr urekaaed hr; I. N Skomon the eaiime, attbough It was arrMtors, caus- ed the On AaiMCe Inffloted wajf of a eouMenMe eitent, although It may be reMlnd. Testertey, Prsttdmt H S Allen, just prior easelsg (he closing ses- sioa of Ike stake eooference caHed for volnnteen to and flght fire north of SUrilBC. Sereml hundred men In standy offered their serrlces, but as the saeeaa of coBTeyaiue was very Ilinlled; only arriTed on the scene. It wu anieunced thnt the C F R. would ran a (night train, then in the load firs, but after- wards the trala waa withdrawn. More Than a Week BhMU advertisement apr 4> pear In the, Herald offering I1M a to any person would devote at least four hoars a day to the work requlr- el, and it was explained that BO experience was necessary, how' wily appHetUons would be received? _ Hvldreds, without a doubt Here's the (point; Tte Herald fuMvntees over a month be exact, flMO for leu 4 thu elfht weeks' the who leads in the comes the close 4 Is offer worth consider- 4> Ifltle, send la your nomins- UOB, BBd make a flying start 4 on another Paris, Nov. con- tinued In the vicinity of Butte de Tauhure, without any material change In the positions of the combatants, according to the an- nouncement givtn.out this aflsr- neen by the French War Office. The French troops teak 1000 mere prisoners. I1C15 LO iiusc all Illmllul.} tubll; la it --n- gimeni, Major Warden has offered -to menfc of .Indians along the line of the also offers to raise one and probably raise another at Prince Rupert, while I N I R and Ontario reserves, where tno battalions, while other Ontario Hold a Farmers' Festival Why not celebrate the big crop with a- Farmere' bridgeJ It is rather late in the .season'but the .farmers have'heen too. busy to participate m a celebration up to the present and it would not bV until the end of November 'before the majority, of :them could take a' fenv 'days oft Letbbridge did not' have, a fair at the usual time this year and this Farmers' Festival might be arianged to include agricul tural sshibits along the lines of the Dryi Farming Congress, but of course on a smaller scale. In addition tlierp could. ,be military attractions and Other features that would attract and: entertain the crowd. We want to bring the farmers into closer Telatiok: Jwith; Lpthbridge, and a gather- ing of this kind after the harvest is would serve the purpose. We are merely making the suggestion; it would-rest with, some local organization, the Board of Trade preferably, to work out the details. The Festival could last a week and .with the co-operation of the railroads it ought to be possible, to: attract to the city people from all over the south, provided an attractive week of entertainment was furnished. Our merchants should get behind such a movement as it would mean much to them. In addition to-the attractions the merchants could feature a special shopping week. -People' who never traded here before would.be drawn to the city and might as :a result become per- manent customers. The farmers had a good year Thev haie had to woik hard, and a week oft would in all likelihood appeal to them Now that the suggestion has heen made we hope that serious attention will be at once given to the holding a Farmers' Festival at the end of Noi ember and Quebec townships also are i the fore. Mtosjether it is estimated that the numher. 61 oRers total about 17 regi- ments or nearly men. Members of parliament and ministers will in- augurate a campaign for recruiting in their constituencies Premier Borden and Hon. Rogers are Coming West Ottawa, Robert Rog- erb mil leave for Winnipeg at tho end of this week' and will start- a speaking lour throughout the west. The prime minister also is preparing for a -western visit at an early date moial to Canada Imports Thoro'bred Sheep at Heavy Expense R. C. Harvey, the prominent sheep- man of this city, has: lately -imported from Oregon forti head of sheep of the Romney Marsh breed for breeding purposes. These are .the first animals of this well known English strain to be imported into Canada Mr Hai- ven urcliawd them m Oregon and brought them across the line at great expense having to pay a dutv, He hopes to cross the Komneys with the strain now in his flocks and thub uinj uum, IM-H uousj, much improve the breed The RomneV Kcntuckj, Ohio, and Missibbippi, will sonip nolitical observers that the re- is a larger animals than ttif_ breed elections tomorrow, suit of the test in New Jersey would Body of Late Sir Chas.Tuppertobe Brought to Canada London; Nov. body of Sir Charles Tupper will be taken to Can- ada for interment of sym- mit of Butte De Tahure pathy are being received at Bexley j Large numbers of dead bodies were Heath from all over Canada A me- left bj the Germans upon the hattle- monal service for bir Charles will field The intantrv engaged in thu "as- be held here prior to the body's re- Paris, Oct. in important masses made a thoroughly organised attack last night along a front. of nearly five miles in the Champagne district, and were sub- jected to a serious check with heavy war-- office announc- ed today. It is asserted that the as- saulting forces were burled back along the entire front, extending from the ncmity of Hill No 195 to the position of La conrtjne, except that, the) succeeded reaching tnc sum- Russian to Send an Army of Men to Attack to Make Statement Tuesday London, Nov. The last few days has witnessed a remarkable change of opinion in regard to the Balkan situa- tion. Whereas at the beginning of the week, the prevalent attitude was that the Allies practically were forced to leave Serbia to her fate, since such measures as they could take were foredoomed to failure because of their inadequacy, there now exists almost confident belief the -Teutonic plans to open a way to Constantinople will be checked. German progress from the north has been slow; Austrian advance from Visegrad has been even slower, and the strategic value of the Bulgar- ian-German Junction in the northeast- ern corner of Servia is held here -to be less than the Germans assert. While there is no .disposition here to deny that the situation in that part of the Balkan theatre is critical, it is felt here that it is 'by no means hope- less. Russia Sends Big Army Reports from Germany of Russian preparations to throw an army of 000 men into Bulgaria, are taken as first evidence of the execution of the general plan uf campaign arranged by the Allies to make good their pro- miaea to Serbia. The-fact that Premier Asqultb has selected Tuesday as the day on which he will make a comprehensive state-- ment regarding the war, is thought to indicate that by that day the Allied operations will have so matured that secrecy is no longer essential to their Big Patriotic Rally To-night Knox chureh auditorium should' be filled to its capacity this evening, when Dr. Harcourt, returned mission- ary from India, will speak along pat- riotic lines under the auspices of the Alexander Gait Chapter of the Daughters oE the Empire, and for the benefit of the Patriotic Fund. Dr. Hartcourt, who is a gifted speaker, will tell ot the wonderful part'India has played in the war, and drav. some forceful patriotic lessons from what these far-away people have done to uphold the cause of Empire A silver coHPOtinn will be taken, all proceeds above actual expenses to go to the Patriotic Fund. JOIN! POLICY IM DAI OF SHELLS Al sault were chieflv troops recently transferred trom the Russian front. ELECTIONS BEING HELD IN EIGHT STATES TO-MORROW Washington, D C states, Aew lork, J Nov 1 Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, a special election given over are practically dduble the population nely to the suffrage question on Oc- ot the states in which equal suffrage tober 19 it has been held by v-- now common in this patt of the coun- try and also produces a -heavier.', anf longer wool Lewis Waller Dead London, Nov. Waller, one of the leading actors of England, died this morning of pneumonia. has as jet been achieved New York State In ition to FRENCH AIR LEAGUE WITH MOO PLANES 18 NOW FORMED Paris, Oct. SO-The formation 'of ft nlr fleet of 5000 aero- planes, the special mission of which will he to conduct a-'Ceaseless .cam- paign of destniction; on German fac- tories, is the object of the new French aerial league.' JOURNALIST SUICIDES St Louli, Mo, Nov 1. publisher of the St. Louis Times, committed suicide this tutn lot. issippi governors arc to be e in six states, New York, Ma In four of these st-alss, Massachu- setts. Mars land, Kentucky and Miss elected [assac] sttts, Maryland, Neu Jerwv turkv and Mississippi the state eijis- latures, in whole or m part are to be elected, and in fuc states. New York, Massachusetts, Maryland, Penn- sylvania and Ohio, important consti- tutional issues arc to he decided. With a fen loeal exceptions. r in uin ouauc, lu 'auuiuiuii tin be reliably indicative of what might sunrage lsslle a dominant feature of the elation will be the question ward to the bigger test with dcncc. The' importance of this fact is indi- cated bj the fact that, in point of population the states ol New Pcnnsvhania and Massachusetts, which'witl Vote on suffrage November fact, these constitutional questions 2nd, include over people will he the dominant issues on .elec- tion dav, including as thc> do such MARKETS fundamental matters as woman suf frage, municipal home rule, prohibi- tion, state income taxes, referendum plans and some reforms Tlie woman's suffrage question, will oomo up for decision in New Pennsylvania and Ma'sachusette, which states will nirnish in point of population, the greatest test the suf- frage issue has ever had in the Unit cd States NeA Jersey, the first "Ijh................. Btatc in (he oast to vote on equal, Lew dcRaled the proposition at Fair and a fifth of the population of the entire United these November wheat May wheat November 41% WEATHER London, Nov. The slackening of .the German thrust at is attri- buted by the Retch to an insufficiency of. shells on account of 'the activity of the allied submarines in the Baltic, a Renter's dispatch from Petr'ograd states. -London, Nov.. Times- asserts that General'Joffre's visit to London primarily concerned a discussion ot the problems connected with kan situation jnd that m'that. rs- spect he did valuable work A ''com- plete and definite understanding both as the broad outlines of-the mili- tarv policy and details, says the Times, readied, the precise char- acter of which, of course, remains a secret the pa- per continues, "that the British French governments are working in full accord and are now agre'ed upon the main principles of their joint pol- icy in the Balkans and the necessity of giving rapid help to the gallant Seman armv which will be kept con- stantlj in the forefront." OIL OPERATOR GIVES UP Calgarv Alta Nov E. muita u, mow v Buck, president and managing direc- I newspapermen to the grand fleet are London, Nov 1 dtscrip- tions of the first iisit of British .___, _______ newspapermen tor of the Black Diamond Oil com- published by an morning papers. pany, for whom warrants were issued j They unite in paying tribute to the some time ago at the instance of, preparedress and efficiency of the Bn- Mvv not Only as to the roam fighting units but also to the less prominent portion of the fleet. A naval officer aboard one ol the ships told the correspondent that in addi- tion to the n ar fleet proper there are between 2000 and 3000 merchant .pin- msta'nce of Crown Prosecutor, returned to earv yesterday and walked into the fighting units but also to police station at 11 o'clock this morning, where he gave himself' up to Chief Cuddy. Arrangements are now in progress {or furnishing bail for Mr Buck pend- ing his trial on a charge of having "salted" No 1 well during the oil excitement last vrai Buck has oven in the United 'States King George Has Almost Recovered London, Nov .condition.'of Kins Georgo, who was injured Thure ddy last by a fall from his horse, con- tinues to Improve. The following bul- letin, timed at 10 o'clock this morn- Ing, was issued today "Impnn ement in the condition of the Kins; continues. His Majesty a-better night" the request of the suffrate leaders, has not been made to include the sui- fragc amendment, hence tho constitu- tion and lluv ot the suffrage issue Mill be votjl upon separately, neith- er question having anj thing to do with the other The feararc of the revised constitu- tion are ifieasurcs deigned to give the cities, greater lati- tude in the Afauagement of municipal aflairs, and coiiicidentalh to relieve, _______ the legislature ot a fast amount of i local matters, to make Hie governor paris Nov. Japan will be a more responsible individual b> rank- to troops to the Euro- inn the numerous arms ,ot -jgj, (htatrc of war, she will gladly the administration more directly re-j ajsist thc entente allies as far as she sponsible to him, tp reform tho ludi-, and lend them the sup- ciarj clnAuwte sonus ol the o( her H8eMis, to red tape that is declared to handicap cowt Okuma, premier, ar the prompt execution laws I t ToWO] accordmg to MatlM TAO'I; 4) respondent. rme ships, doing transport duty. JAPAN TO AID Calgary, Nov. 1. J. A. Clarte, D D., for twelve years tor of Knox church, leading Presby- terian congregation in Calgary, sur- prised the members of his chuth yes- terday morning when he annotated fils resignation to take effect tlmort at once Dr. Clarke said he aeeeed a rest. Chinese Reject British Proposal Pskis, Nov. l.-The ment today rejected it Brtte4i ;