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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 2, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME-VII.- ALLIESFOUR 'A-New Terror For tine Kaiser's G in vital combat in the North Sea. Recruiting Will Start About Tenth of the Month- Mobilization Quarters Prepared in Calgary-Re- quirements Show Little Change-Pincher Creek and Claresholm to Send 25 Each Kill go to the front with the Alberta Battalion, there will be 100 strong from Lcthbridgc. This news was giv- en out in Calgary on Saturday by Colonel Ccuiksbanks, and according to further advices received here, re- wilhmil families, and men with iaiijilics, will be TaitWiilli adhered to.: it is -known hd- inontou, when the mounted (fonting- cnt was being recruiting "iiicer, while he enlisted-married men the first place! on li German Losses in Belgium are Enormous-Germans Make Attempt to Take Arras but Fighting on Reims Heights and in Argonne Centre of Attack On v.lie Dutch, frontier, Xo.v. enor- mous losses Hie Gehna-iis ha-ve been driven furtliei .1 J.I... A IV.-l tTn in.j back alon the coast and the Allies have reachefl piaccj OI1 witting will start about tnc 10th ol the with single men, month tart about tnc o the w sn thoiiEh other districts asked Hie benedicts to sAand ami sUrJ line up their men, the delay in the preparation of is men Calgary will win flinvard with the Alberta detain recruiting here for some days. R urovisional division of the I'rst battalion has been decided, although jl is-pointed out that it is liable to change. Calgary will be called upon fur 501) men, Edmonton SOU, Medicine Hat 100, Lelllbridge 1110, lied Deer 1'ir.chsr Creek- 25, 25, find Youngstown- 25. In arTinterview in Catgary, Colonel Cruikshanks made it plain that no matter what non-commissioned rank volunteers fo'r active service, have hcl-d cither, in "the Imperial forces or !the Canadian Militia, they must en- list as privates. The men will ke giv- en an opportunity to Tetam then- rank and some may even be-promot- ed but it will only lie after they '-Jia'vc 'sntisned their commanding ot- -T-Wcer-.of'their'fitness. When' recruiting opens, jng" requirements will guide the ofhc- C''l.inAgejfto-ir, vears. Ferine Noi 1 -Ihe re Chest measurement, minimum emits tot the second touting nt 11) aaT indies' I'frora I ind 1. from Miulie left S" Height medium, ii tl. 3 inches. I )lerc tod v In the ro0ulai west bond 4 The following must obtain the express bound r Cr-mhiook Ncl on the I Thirty in Party With Fifteen from Miche! .to Coast for Training GIVEN ROUSING SEND-OFF must obtain the consent of their parents before being enlisted (a) Men under 21 years ol age. (b) The only son of are dependent on him. 5. Married men must obtain the tonsenli of their wives. U. Unmarried men will be given 'flic preference, and afier this, ii sui- ficient'nmnhers'cannot be obtained, married men without families Another Increase in Number to be Whole Army Division EGYPT MAY TAKE PART OF DIVISION OUam-a, Nov. 3-Full' .m- 1 ructions concerning the composition ol the second Canadian contingent ftr ahich the militia authorities have i wn waiting for .several we-'ks v-cre received from the War arre 7 Immature men should not be en- inu me cua- i l YMHIH Council and the members '.From Nelson theie vll! be inoie the MiliUa Lojmcu -o than JOO nun i the Grtenwood ind. ol t ie iin jul: puWiei parents who smokei i tendered to th" 1 2 Ihe o1ermgh war sunimarv is as lolloufa Turkev allied with the lentous i: now at war with Britain France and Kliss a ind the world i: nursing sisters in the sbape ol lii-tic watciimg intent h the B ilkans whet (vessels containing the famous Devon- tllo Smo6c of licit own i shire cream, covered with the Union scaraiv ijsen dis spite oi counter attacks of the enem: in this region, French mad. progress. The text of the communics tion follows: "On our left wing, the German el ensive continued yesterday with th same violence in Belgium and ith north of France particularly betwee Dixmunde and the Lys. "In this region, in spite of ind counter attacks on the he Germans, we made slight progrei on entire front, excepting at th village of Messines, a part of whlc was again lost by the Allied troops. ARRAS ASSAULT "The enemy undertook an importar movement against the suburbs of A ras. This resulted In failure, as d other movements against Llhons" ar, L- Quesney en Santerre. "On the centre, in the region Aisne we made slight direction of to .the nprl of the forest of Algue, as w.ell certain points on right bank of tl Aisne between this-forest .and Soi Amont de Vailley in. attack i rected against those of .our troops w are in possession of the heights on tl right bank of the river, also In failure. ACTIVITY AT REIMS 'In the region of Reims, betwei of the Meusc, there was n' slure cream, IMU" Jack, on which ivas written "To the o arfare i-as eiq. o ce of a, n scaraiy bem in alcla X f th .Jack, OH UJ i.i.u...... Canadian- -Nurses from Flymou These were the, gift pi Mrs. Wai The upper picture shows General hearts-of uS Edmon pp.rtain de-! commander-in-cnief of i. e g battalion, which on Sunday me State forces, and a leader in ton IW uth.' ldori Ast-dr the wife of the member or parliament for Plymouth. aramen or "One specially memorable scene will opened the program a ven ip tructions are given on the in- cll proprnte little" peech liter tloll Nationality will not prevent any' the sonfc pe-ch- ind dance were man from being accepted, as long as kept torn to i lite houi he can speak the English language! .Mr. Prentice ant even! Ham fluently and is not a native oi any Lander ont m hi inimitable a of the countries with which Great and Jlr Lole omt vcr) extra Britain is at warf I ordinal.; exhibition ol hi Kill vutn Married men, while required to pro- the hone Mure the written consent .of their "It a long w-n to 1 ipperan wives before Ming-given any consid-; but the did not tip o'er eration -will not "likely find a place that fact, though the popular'little in the ranks. The orders originally melod, wa the fwontc -ill tl rough the evening ind the band irom Ml Co 1 Creek and I ernie piped its familiar lr in at lirUnals until the tnin pulled out todiv in a A.H.McKeowriWill UkelyGetMr.A.E. Humphries' Job LUC II lln JJUIICU UUU tuu 111 a. or of cheers from tlie large concourse of people on 'the platform and sur- rounding ground nnd another how er, of rain, coming down from weeping There veto mothu si ter wives and sucttheari Some four or live weeks ago A. I'.. t) bravclv hid Humphries was summarily dismissed tnev the bois tion inai the second- force will com- prise a full division oi at least 000 men of which the men now being enlisted will iorm Vac in- fantry branch. LESS ARTILLERY I Whether the other brandies will be imilar to those supplied by the first contingent is known, though it it, not considered thai same- amount of artillery will be provided. Recruiting is reported to be pre- ceding most favorably for the in- fantry. In fact, the chief complaint continues to he that the quotes which [_'guerilla warfare.- The shows the affected area Africa picture South th'ing L" t their gnel behind iourni-y to the front Colonel Mickij iicomp med the hovs -md i fu as Ncl on to see all In recruit together belort re turning to I ernie How m m of the arc de tmed to IK again l.. -Lcret Humpnnes was suiin'i'i'nj sober ncc LIHJV u tuii from office en owing [arowBn nmi Ood peed on their long to the falling-of! in immigration, an i- atcnt'was no "longer needed here. Clias. Mair of the department was in the city Saturday from Tort Stecle, H. C., and evidently found business on the mend, foe A. H. Mc- Keown, one of the stalwarts of the. Conservative party, wno has been connected with the land ollice Ior six- months past was appointed care- taker oi'the department's building, __ __ and it is understood the likelihood is volmg niiny ol Ui-m scaice .he will he. appointed agent w'illiin a their teens Compami. A ..._ 'few days. I B will ripidh fill up iiam to their Tbe ways ol the patronage commit-! fuu ,trEneth and tin will go lee of which the "guiding lights are a u-c Wir goes on At' w come muni; iu which will not he. told- until tihe end of the H t h ittle In been fought Tin dehclm -nt has in it num large pen cut gc of qute ee o w government relief ofliccr and a highly paid city official, arc wiord. HALLOWE'EN Nort tr-c wir goes on Alter tlie smoker Victori H ill i con eluded lat night, many member ol the 1 ernie Club of he w i i mcmher Pr" ite St nlc> McL Norton to the club parlot and v presented him with i lino vn t watch (o talc with him to Ihe front oling JL I i... i n rpsnrctcd Cltizp -i------ are to -he supplied by the various di- Msions and districts are far too mall, and that in many cases double tl e number ol picked men required could be enlisted. This is especially true of the west ami also of Toron- to. MAY ENLIST OTHER UNITS It is hoped that the instructions will advocate the.'.enlistment of other units which will in sonic degree Jill lions have bean approved here, orders for the organization .of the other -un- HS will eo forth immediately and it Ihe milt i expected thai the division will be ready by December. MOBILIZE BY DISTRICTS Troops will be equipped with clo ing TOGEH11D Western Dominion Approval is Withheld Till it Agrees to Go Into Cardston lor .divine service. Twelve hundred officer's 'Jauil men paraded on the ship which brought them across and marched through the streets of DP.V- onport to the Hoe, headed hy their band, where their chaplain, Rev. Mr. Bruce, conducted'-' the iraiHtiary service. Seated en the grass the troops were surrounded by a great throng oi Ply- in G.N.R OBJECTS TO ROUTE] mouth people, who joined heartily the service. During.tiieir stay in PI) mouth many of. the Canadians were guests of Major-General Sir Pole Ca- rev.% a South African veteran, under wlio'nv many.1 of them fought. effort is" being made by all in Brita'in to see to it that the men- from Canada-are well looked after. The .of State ior War has asked Sir E..'Ward'.to take charge o! the arrangcmchts' for the general comfort of 'the 'bvfjseas contingent while they are in this country. ;a have been greatly fine physique and sol- I dicriy a'ppc-urauee oi the troops Iroiu tion of the states then, themselves with one 01 the other ol contending faction furke, claims that Ku sia bv filing on her ships while wert, in the Hlack bea opened the hostil between the tno countries Rus sia, however, this btatement GERMAN'S CLMM. iOV-.NCE In the scene of warfare Hi Belgium and France, li rce encounters continue a "various Points While fie French stay there to report on the northern end of the-iline in Msium except that all the fierce attacks of tbc Germans have been repulsed the Germans report progress Thei also say they have taken a number of prisoners. The Belgians have deiuil oil the Germans between Mcuport and Dixmunde. battle is raging in the lorcst of Argonne, and engagements continue ne-ir the eastern end of the line around the 1C tresses of Verdun and CIAIM MOTORS The Russians claim, uUon on the East Prussian ironlicr and along the they, have .the ce o aflclfa pXart of the enemy's he. aUgning artillery. 'On our right winq an offsnsi ijasl. I Mlaomll entire line bejond tht Vistula Austrians, howcier s. n the. gained a complete ucton In n'letter received by W. A..... chanan M. 1'., irom .Ottawa this j morning it is learned, that the of the Western Dominion Railway j was-only approved to a point within of Cardston as, under the route map approved hy Premier Sif- ton in lilLO, the railway, had to go the Dominion." 11 t rakish troops in the vicinity of that J some mutual agreement nctn-CM the coinitry may be the cause of drawing M p wllo ot. certain units tnluier. Man Shot Youth Who Wat Annoying Him 4 Meaford, Ont., Nov. II. Kn'owles. Saturday' night shot .loseph Ferry, 17 years ot aee, who WM one of a party annoy- ing 'Knowles by Hallowe'en pranks. Tte 'bullet entered the vietlm's head, and he died this morning Knowles was ar- rested ohtrged -nith murder. o( Kerniclir severil JL r a good position in the tirn Oui ndn Whole lie compail) s tat! MILITARY PRISONERS SENT TO Winnipeg Man Mov WINNIPEG -Between nnpeg ten and twelve milltnrj prisoner-, is understood been brought to Winnipeg since Satuidav night and interned at tho Fort Oshorne barraeke These prisoners, it 18 ?aid, weie ill filHrlct No 10 hy risone arrested in members of the NEW I. T. U. PRESIDENT Manden G. Scott Sworn Gompers Spoke at Banqu-Jt Washington, D.C., Nov. G. Seott tool; oath of office as presid- ent of the International Typographical Union at a dinner .given in his honor yesterday afternoon by 100 ot friends. Samuel Oc-mpors, prewdent of the American'! Federation of Labor, spoke, ta'.va, was "resent at the heaving- SELLING CANADIAN FLOUR SACKS FOR FIVE SHILLINGS EACH London, Nov. ten thousand sacks, which brought Canada s gift of flour, .have been purchased at five shillings apiece, and the proceeds don ated to the Prince of Wales furd Many of-the purchasers are convert ing the sacks Into The nroposal comes from Wales that one of tfie sacks should b-s In every ijiltjeum.-' M- r X t SunkbyGerman Torpedo in Dover London, Nov. .2._Although all th- larger ships of the Gorman navv remain under the protection of tiieir harbors, the 'submarines continue to show activity, and an- other British cruiser has been sent to the bottom as a result of, a raid by one of these-d-srtructive boats. The official announcement of tile sinking of the- Mnht cruiser Hermes in iiie Straits of Dover qlves no details, except that, she was destroyed by a German sub- maHnc, and. that .most of her offi- cers and men were saved. :'T.he Hermes was a light pro- tpUed i nmer of the Highflier tj ne in 1899 She was" of 5600 'tons displacement, and carried eleven 6-inch guns. unssiaiK, The stunning of the German strong holds of Tsing" i au coptinucs Great Britain ins ordered this ill enemy rcser-ists on neutral ships sliall be made pnsoneis ol war German Tax on Brussels Placed at HINDU MUST HANG Vancouver BC Oct. Sicgh yras todfv !ound guiltv of rt murder of Irflmigration Inspector Ho lilnsoii- and teute'necd tu be hange Amsterdam via London, Nov telegram received from Berlin aftef prc traded nenotiatlont ihe war In demnity to trw Germans for the City of Brussels has been fixed at trance pay able franee weekly movement of recennaissince by t enemy on Nemeny was repulsed. PROGRESS IN VOSGES the Vosges, in addition to t fact that we have recaptured 1 heights which dominate Mont Sail Marie, we have progress in t region of Bande Sapt, where we cupy the positions from which the, tillery of the enemy has been bo barding the town of Saint Die. TURKEY AT WAR Amsterdam, Nol 2-Tbe follow! is puolisnea the Frankfurter Zcitung 4 small part of the TJ-kish fleet the Black Sea on Thursday sank 1 Russian mine-layer Prut, a vessel, 5000 tons, which had aboard i mines; damaged a Russian joat and seized a coal steamer "A torpedo fired 'rom the torpt boat Hairet-I-Millet sank the Ruin destroyer Ivubanets. The Mauvenl Millet torpedoed a Kussian m guard ship, which was saverely a iged. Three Russian officers w sued to' us .and Imprisoned I Turkish fleet suffered no loss, and batne 'was steadily contmueu A dispatch from Berlin annou) that telegrams from Turkey say the Turkish, fleet m a battle nitb, Russian Black Sea fleet sank not but four torpedo boats and one boat. Allies' Ambassadors Leive is offic announced that' the French, Bl- and. Russian ambassadors to Tu asked for their passports Satin anil left Constantinople Sunday.. American Ambassador has ti charge of French interests in Till CONSERVATIVES WILL CONTEST WETASKI Wetaskiwin, Nov. 2.- Conservatives at a convention h'ei Friday, nominated Finlay. B, Wi to contest the riding in tho provi byc-slectlon, caused by the deal C. II. Olin, the Liberal member. U. S. Officers Frustate Plot To Blow Up Welland Can Winnipeg, Nov "Secret men emplojed bj and Oanad discovered n German plot to blow t Pacific ujpihe Dominion ;