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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 3, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, NOVEMIJER .5, 1914 NUMBER 274 TURRETS APOLOGY TOO LATE SATISFY RUSSIA' ROLLED AROUND Mass Meeting of Norlh Ward Ratepayers Characterized by Much Talk MAYOR HARDIE THERE CAUCASIAN ARMY BIG AND LITTLE NEUTRALS 10 AIM TURKS Was Willing to Explain to the Ratepayers who Wanted Information London, Nov. 3, 7 a.m.-A dispatch from Tifiis, capital of the Russian govsrnment of the same name in Trans-Caucasia, to the Reuter Telegraph Co., says: "It is announced that the Emperor has ordered the Caucasian army to cross th:; frontier and attack the Turi I ratepayers present would make s:'v-i pral volun)es. | The meeting was i.'alle iier per cent. The mayor uiade a long round-auout answer, and a voice said, "Vou haven't answered the question." "Did you ask that question, .Mr. H�rrt�-T-" >.'�'...... ' - -4f ofiiou.�d- oa Page 3j, Ultimatum Issued by Powers-Willing to Take Fleet Out of the Black Sea NORTH SEA IS MINED BRIIiS LL London, .\'o\. II.-Tlip overnisht war summary is as lollows: Although Turkey seems to desire to back down from her ])Ositiou as a belligerent ugainst Russia and lier Allies, the Powers comprising the Tripla Bn-teuto have cot yet accepted the .'ipol-og.v oft'ered by the Grand Vizier for the attacks made ou Uussiun shii)s by 'J'urkish war vessels.  An official statement issued .by the French government indicates that the Allies are holding aloof from sel-tlins the controveisy till Turkey agrees to tlieir stipulations thnt the German officers In Turkey's employ be discharged. The Turks have agreed to withdraw their fleet from the Black Sea, but as yet they have failed to accede to the "demand for the dismissal of the Crerman officers. Turks. Said to Be Fighting If-reports he true, the Sultan's forces are not remaining iiuiescent, 'WUile nesotiatlons between the Grand Vizier and the Allied nations are in progres3, for an official communication from Vienna says the Turks and the Russians are in battle near Tresbi/.on, a Turkish port on the Black Sea, while another dispatch declares that the Turks have seized a liussiau steamer at Constantinople. The Servian minister, following the example of the British. French and Russian representatives, is leaving Constautinoplo'. Fierce Fighting With No Result Meanwhile, fierce figiUing continues between the Allies and the Germans, along the batt'ie lines in France and Belgium, and between the Germans, AustriauB and Rus.sians in the east. No decisive en.gagsments have occurred at any place, but according to the reports of the various waa- chancellories, progress is being made or attacks repulsed by their respective armies. North Sea Completely Mined One of the most important new features in the war situation is'the announcement by the British Admiralty that the entire North Sea has been declared a military area, and that ves-cels plyiii.g its waters will be in grave danger from mines, vvhicli it 'says it has planted, unJess they obey rules laid down by the Admiralty. These mines were laid, according fo the Admiralty to offset similar action by the Germans to the north of Ireland. Big Guns on Island in North Sea A news ilispiitch says' the Germans have placed big guns on Borknm Island in the Mortb Sea. Captures Three British Steamers The German cruiser Karlsruhe has captured three additional ,-6ritl3h steamers in the South Atlautld. Except that fhe general attack liy the .Tnpaneao and British ou the German fortresses at Tsing Tau coifitinues nothing is known of the situation ihere. ,  � > ARABIAN TOWN London, Nov. 3, 3.05 p.m.-The fortifi.ed town of At ? ? ? > ? : : : : Calcutta, Nov. The best test of the attiturie of the yuung school of �Vloslems in India, is the opinion of Mohammed .-Mi's paper published at ! Delhi, tlic i.'c'inradc. "If any cause can be ours," it says, "it is the, and if (icrniany counts on us  she is mistaken. It would l,.e l.a.l busi-. uess also lor Turkey to lavish on � Germany the lives, energiis and resources .viie needs for her own ([uar-: rels since Germany never spared any ! for her when slie was beset by still I greater perils." i "V."e do not wish to 1)C cynical, but j self-preservation is the iirst law of nature and nature is and ruthless in punishing disobedience to its diciihjtjuc. Geriiiany has done �juifcliing as > ct for Turkey to deserve tlie service of a sinu,le man." SERGI. ASHE IN OARJNG^EXPLOIT Well Known Mounted Policeman Captures Horse Thief Near Boundary FRENCH OFFICIAL Paris, Nov. 3.-Th- French official statement today is as follows: "On our left wing the enemy seems to have completelyabandoned the left bank of the Vser downstream from Dixmunde, and reconnaissances by troops of the Allies undertaln,� any hope for a peaceful outcome of tlic dispute. � RGINC BAL TO ENTER Important Conference is Being Held at Bucharest-Greece Using Efforts BOSNIA IS FOR SERVIA WHAT'S IT WORTH Berlin, Nov. 3 (via wireless).- According t6 official announcement made In Berlin today, Germany pledged her word not to attempt an Islamic movement in Libya, and therefore 'th.isre is no cause for Italian uneasiness regarding Tripoli. war ...... iti\es of the allies and also of Germany and Austria are moving every wheel in the elTort to .nam the support of the lialkan states. Tlie allies are beius assisted by the Crtck diplomatic rCi-iesentatives. The latter are doing their liest to persuade Ser\ia to turn Servian Mace-di.niu back to Bulgaria as a reward fc^r participation in the war on the side (H" the allies. In return they promise that .Servia will he permitted to annex Bosnia should the war result ill fa'.or of the allies. I p to the present tiierc has been no result of the ne,gotiations. Thousand Men Disinfecting the Stock Yards SEVEN PROVINCES CAN HANDLE UNEMPLOYED Ottawa, Oat., Nov. t!.-A survey of the condition of unemployment in the various cities of Canada is being made by the department of Labor under the direction of Hon. T. W. Crothers. A report has already been made as to conditions in Montreal, while a vei)ort in Toronto is being prepared, iaeveii of the nine provinces bavereported to i\!r. Crotherp that they expect to be easily able to'hindle their own unemployed'this wiitter,," ' " � . Chicago, Nov. .A force of l.UOO men todav began disinfcctiug the Union Stockyards, the world's great-est cattle market, which yestsrday was placed under the partial niuaran-tine by Federal authorities to prevent, the s ))read of the foot and mouth disease to live stock yards t,!iroUghout the middle west. Al-tliougii not a single known case of the disease luis iieen I'oMnil at the Chicago yards, several carliiads of cattle from Michigan, believed to have been exposed, iiavc been reoeivint �here and riv-shippcd. .\s tlu" di.^ease is spread tlirougli contact, every section of the yards, covering a district a mile square is to he disinfected. ARMISTICE FOR DE WET London, Nov. i'.-The Durban correspondent of the Mail says the' sov-ernnient at Pretoria has granted Gen. Christian De AVet, the rebel leader,' a' five-days' armistice, presumablj' ia order^ atniaee iieaee, Medicine Hat, Nov. (Special),- ' Kt;jf,*'ergcant .\sh-', formerly attached to the Lethhridgc post of the K. N.\V.;m.P., but now doing detachment dul\ at Irvuie, has distuiguished himself again liy capturing a daring , hc.rse 'thief. Two horses were stolen ro:ciitly from near Irvine, and the t!-.e;t was reported to Sergt. Ashe. I --- lie laid his traps and waited. Final-'r> A ^ ly he L.ol �hc scent which took him i C./. /innOlinCeS south, lie trailed his man to a point wilhiii i;i miles of Havre, Montana. WhKii lie called on his quarry to halt, ithe desperado continued boidl}' ou his way. .Sergt. Asrie drew his revolver and lired, the bullet passing tlirongli the man's coal. This was sullicient to cause the order to be ' obeyed, and the redcoat placed the man under arrest, taking him to Havre, where he waived extradition. 'I'he man airested, Trautniaii hy nain(\ was riding one oi ihe stolen , animals h lien captured, and led tlie other. In his possession also were Ihe two stolen saddles. He was 1 back to l.'^unada, ami will I appear today at Irvine for prclimin-' ary hearing. Trautmnn was released ; from the Lethbridge guardroom, ; whtrc lie had been sor\ing a term, ; only last spring. i Scrgt. Ashe is v.pU known all over the south as an intrepid and daring ollicer, and his deeds simply add to the reputation of tlie I'crce as an ef-licient mainstay of tiie law. .A to all reports, Ostend and Uoulers are still in the hands of the Germans. "It is reported," the despatch adds, "that the allies yesterday occupied Leuffcnhani, on the Nieuport canal, which, if true, moans that the Germans sufTered a heavy defeat. ".A strong (ielaclinient c: German troops with heavy Austrian guns and much war material arrived at Bruges yesterria.\- fron. Ghent. I'resh troops from." CLAIM VICTORY Change in the Local Trains i Comiiifiic'iiig on Monday, Nov. !l, the locals on tlie Crou' hetwien Leih-hridge and Medicine Hat will only run on alternate day.s, tlion,!4h they will run daily, Suiida,\ s e.vceptcil between L?tlihriilge and Calgary via Carman?a\ line. Train ."ill will l)e operated iHtwecn Medicine lint and Lethl-.ridgc on Monday:;, WiJ.lncsdays and l'''ridays, while No. 512 will run (Ui 1'uesdays, Thursdays and Satur-da\s. TURK TROOPS ARUN EGYPT Berlin Wireless Report Conveys Information--Says Natives Against British Berlin, Nuv. .'L-(By wireless),-Reports reaching Berlin from Athens I declare that )r),llOd Turkish troops ' already are in L'gypt and that the Turkish soldiers marching against Kussia arc alleged to numlwr "SpO,-0(10. The foregoing information was giv-eii to the press in Berlin today. The -Matin, published in Uomc, says it has received reports from 12gypt,-to the effect that the sentiment in the local population is strongly anti-. British and that the British troops in I'-gypt sympathize with the natives. " Ciiiistuntiiiople, Nov. ;i, via .Vmster-daiii and London, 1:53 p. m.-An of-licial communication was given out in Constantinople today as follows : "According to oilicial reports from the Caucasian frontier, Kussian troops have attacked our frontier forces at several points but were compelled to retire. "The Russians ^ ' suffered losses thrcngti the enerRetic resistance ot the Turkish troops." WILL ASSIST RELIEF SHIPS Big Steamer Held Up for Four Days London, Nov. 3.-The White Star steamer Olympic from New York, Oct. 21, for Glasgow, which liad put into Lough Swilly, on the north of Ireland, Oct. 29, presumably seekint; S:\fety .from the tlerman mines in these northern waters, reached Belfast yesterday. From October 29 to Novpiiiter 2, the Olympic was at anchor in a remote part of Lough Swilly. With the exception of Charie,': M. Schwao, none of her passengers were allowed to land. Mr. Schwab alone was given permission to conic ashore and he j:eaohed London today from Lough Swilly. He refused to discuss the delay to the Olympic except to say thai the steamer had ' not been in-,inrcd. He left the vessel without his and unaccompanied liv liis valet He expe:;ts to he in Kngland rome time on business. OL. O'GRADY DEAD London, Nov. .'i.-The new .Admiralty mine regulations for the North Sea will cause a divetsion of ail carrying food supplies for the xc-lief 01 the people ot Belgium through I the English Channel, hut as several Winnipoj;, Nov. 3.-Lieut.-Col. John lot these relief ships do not e.vpcct to Walter' De Courcy O'Orady, died at take the latter route, comparatively GERMAN AND AUSTRIAN PRISONERS AT WINNIPEG Winnipeg, Man.. Nov. S.^Voun*; Germans and Austrians in Western Canada cont/�u� to mate ""^P-P'*'� leave Jor the purpose of armies ot tbeir respective countries. Kleven more ha^e been caught at lle- iuiittedlv. one of the best mcu in i'Uiv'iijoli." 'Iv" ffe'\VaB'a'(oriuer gwieral manager of ities have prcoxisedj^^dSfX.-:.-the Nottibeca-Ciowa Baak, Ib ex�edit� tiiettvjwaWT' I but closely guarded. 06 5 48 ;