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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 4, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1914 NUMBER 275 RAID IN NORTH SEA AUSTRIA IS READY SUE FOR PEACE Russian Government' Believes Dual Monarchy 'Has Had jkfugh" and Would Quit if Britain and Would Berlin Influence irt Vienna Strongly Against Peace j- r Petrognvl, 4. A special coiiespoiident says that -hi spite of promises and furioiib disgust. Aiibtria. the govern- ment is mfbfmed, would only too gladly ret lie Jrom die war iLshe could make terms Russia diicct [with the approval of Great Britain and Fiance. The Russian government' is in communication on this subject with London "and Paiis and iinpcnt- ant developments may shortly he expected. Beilin is asserting the strongest influence at Vienna, but as a fighting iorce, the Austro-Hiuigdiian aimy lia-s practically ceased to Cruisers Morimptith and Gbpd Hope Lost in Uneven Fight With 5 German JVarships Off Chili ENEMY'S SHELLS FELL CLOSE TO YARMOUTH British Submarine and Two Drifters Germans Intended Raiding British ish Squadrqn Forces Kaiser to Abandon His Attempt to Reach Calais British cruiser Glasgow participated in the German cruisers off the coast of Chile T. esterdav. j England, via Condon, Nov. 4, 12.35. report is bsinn circulated.that.the German fleet has come out from its bsse. it is aisp reported from' Dunkirk that four battleships: and four cruisers have. put: to sea-- from Kiel. victory .of. 'the German fleet under Admiral von Spee, consisting of the armored cruts- l the transport Otwjhtp, commanded by .Rear-Admiral Cnajtdpck, continues the .sensation of. the-wfiotir. here. Details of fjjght picked up from informal conversiifrtpns with German rs 'Scharnhorst and Gneisenau, and officers who came ashore from the the light cruise-s and Bremen, over the' British ron, made--up of the cruisers mouth. Good Hope and Glasgow and -Upset With a Load of Sheep Into Pinned Wagon NO JNQUESt NECESSARY, Sorrow came.ato the (today ya. no bmall measure Wilbur, the eiishteenry.ear-old son of "Mr., and Mrs M of .3rd a-vcnue; was drowned "between -10- and 11- o'clock this morning- Piche and-; 3tooji -slaugite'r -house -pond on Six-Mile coulee, .under .the most pathetic cir- cumstances. is well favorably1 3mown .in :the ;cityv was engaged this morhing -in -.-hauling a load of sheep to the slaughterhouse -from; the-farm of h'is un'cl'e, Lewis A. Felger. The animals were loaded on a solid bcard- ,ed hay Tack, and as the team was crossing .the..dam at' the pond, over .which customary to .drive, the wagon .came; to 'the the' 'wheels sank the soft' "ear.thv. completely upside down, pinning the man under, the closed rack' with' his load of live stock-; was no possi- bilityof-escape.-The rack acted as a veritable'death ;.trap, and 39 of the sheep" were also', drowned, along--with the btity" one The STOCK SHIPMENTS CREATE NEW RECORD Two Hundred Cars ThisJWeek Off Lethbridge Division R. WORTH OVER g.tock shipments' from the Leti.- "bridge of the Canadian Pacific Raihvav for the pre sent week promise to- set a record for 1914, and go to SBOTV that m spite of adverse circumstances, stock in dustry in Southern Alberta is on the upturn According to figures obtain ed by the Herald todav the shipments, for the week :will reach the.JiOO-car mark, and the monej put m circula- tion as a result-will-be-in" the'-neigh- borhood of a quarter of. a .million dol- lars. Details of the snipments follow M.onday 10 cars cattle, 'Milic-River, to Cai- gary. S cars sheep. Galgary S cars Clareshblm to Tuesday 25 cars Co., -Milk River to Chicagb.' 12 cars .Creek Cattle Go., 'Milk River-to Chicago. 12 cars cattle. Creek Cattle Co., Midnapore to- Clareshplm-.- 24 cars cattle, Deer Creek Cattle Co., Midnapore to Olds.: Wednesday ---22 ears- Grassy to horses- escaped -unhurt, but they were; 20 -cars cattle; -Deer Creek Cattle Co., not pinned under the. load-as. the :Millc River .to Chicago. was" in'lihe vicinity at'thc 36 cars ;tq" olds, time of "the fatality excepting a small for P. Burns Co. bov '-the son of the slaughter house- During the varied, local manager who'ran and told, shipments amounting 20 cars wha'te had'.happened'. -The load was have" been made-at different points m such a 'hcavv that all the ef- the 700 miles of the'divisio.n Bringing fortsv'.of'the and it could the total up to-close to the 200 .mark. noir be'.removed-from its too: late. -was 'brought-, in by _____. this afternoon. 'an investi- inquest. would. be as .the death was due "There was found; to-be'' feet' of water at the accident hap- .pened: deceased was the oldest and was very .popular with all his 'friends1 and acquaintances. ..'He'- has been-in .the city, and district for five originally came from Ohio with-his parents. He was associated .the while in' theTcity, of the -.Youttg ..He .r s.. a straightfbrd -and upright young man that makes1 our best, .and his end will ,.be; .number. of..friends throughout Miss. Olive and.Mrs.' Jcnnings, >vof-.- thd; i -apPPJIp ted strars Mr ot Austrian" to'cease ship- ping from all points to'these "yards. as to.' the future of the south, and' believes '-the-.'iliea'vy. ship- fore-run- when' the KING VISITS SALISBURY urnte-Lg, Leipzig and Dresden today attacked --the- British1 Corcnel. London, Nov. The German --naval Chi1! The British cnuser uthjrajd from the stronghold- of- Kiel, "to sunk ihe cruiser Good Hope was] miles 'of England's east" badh damaged and she uas on! v coast' and the poss.b.l.ty. of fire and is iquati- guns and the armoured cruisers Won- Scharnhorst and Gneisenau opened fire m'lfes away. The ships closed and-the range came down to four'm'iles.. ships were .able to reply, that time they were already seriously damaged The Germans declare the Bri tish'fo'ught heroically, but that their iR-rffective aaamst the wenht of metal that the Ger- j mans were-able from the more, modern guns of ft'e armoured cruis ers; It is ho'wever. that the light G-srmah cruisersjjluck.ily. closed in on the British and took m the bat tie One of apoears from the -official gave the Monmouth her deah blow, cnpoled and in "f" she .tr'i'ed'i'to escape. 4 London, Britain has i sunered a severe Savai xeversc oli the coast Clvli rln- tnus "Mth i five-German, with Trer eptire crew ot -C55 j men, is reported to sunk, i wmle tho Good Hope, anothei cruis- er, las-t seen afire in tnc dead of night Tt is beheied she also sank The cruiser.-Glasgow and the., aux- iliary cruiser Ontranto l.pqrt.'oiiCoronel after the engagement are declared to have been bad- l-ly. damaged. The German embassy in heard that the cruiser i Bristol also took part m %ui, j 'but" despatches from Chili made no j mention of her. j Ihe iTooa tiupc the flagship of Rear Admiral Sir Christopher Crad- dock, -carried 90" men. The'German cruisers which engaged the British vessels are said to have the Scharnhorst, Xurnberg, Leipzig and Dresden, a supposed to .LKJ..W British-" cruiser. Glasgow fence of such performance or took reiuge m the harbor or Coronel j night, held the foreground in ,London and is bottled up I that of the forced retirement the itip of the German right wing m Bel- jgium. Four battleships and four cruis j ers is the latest estimate of the units which participated in the North Sea- episode, but no accurate information on the subj-sct is available It is assumed, however, that ample preparations have been the British Admiralty to meet any "fur" trier raid. As it was troops at mouth, with rifles and ball-cartridges were stationed along the roads leading from the: shore to the town ready -for the remote contingency of any Ger- mans setting foot on English soif. (Continued on Page news today.? Its spectacular, fea- tures created than DEMOCRATS GIVEN or A Tixir A T DfttTQ i GOVERNOR OF NEW YORK Whitman Governor of New York Cannon Once MoreL Elected c. :NCW Governor of "New" York State tf- Aurnberg, Leipzig ana uresaen, a London, Nov. His; Majesty King stronger-fleet. .The Gneis- George left _ London morning :for. .scWhhorst ami Numbers were Salisburv Plain. OFSIpDEO And Lethbridge-Weyburri Line Will be Completed to, Winnipeg enaii, Scharnhorst and Nurnberg were i reported to have arrived at Valpar- 1 aisb undamaged lew casual- ties. The -whereabouts of--, the -Leipzig and Dresden, however, .was not men- tioned in the despatch.- Rear Admiral Craddock, who was in command of the British squadron, had been instructed by the British i Admiralty to search the seas for the "and. T cost. SUBMARINE'LOST, T66 In the North Sea ;the -Britisli also suffered a loss when a German cruiser dropped a -mine in front oi a British .submarine, D-5, which ran into the explosive mass and and was sunk. The fishery cruiser Halcyon lost her wireless "and suffered BLOW FOR PRES. WILSON London, Nov. 4, 4.45 am Tele--" graphing -from Yarmouth regarding the raid made by a German squadron in the North Sea Tuesday, the corres- pondent of the Times say.s- "The whole of the crew of the sub- marine D-5, which was sunk by a mme dropped by a German were lost, except two officers and two msn. "Four men were saved_ from tha drifter also sunn. but six of her men were drowned "The drifter Copious :Was also struck by a mine, about th-s same time as the others, and sank. Only oie of her crew was saved, and nine were1 J dtawned. j "The fight was so close to that somV- of the'sheils-fall within a mile of the beach, one exploding with ing a yards jof t air station on the..-s6uxh, side of Var? U, S. ElecfpinXrlesuits. that th.; Ger- [man .raTdlr.g Jiguadron. intended .to ..bombard the coast." In the to 'Congress erected 'were: --NORTH -First district, H. T. Republican: London, warships hay-e so' far heen keep outside the range of the German land batter- J.-J.. j.. xieiacoyu, ii.tuuui.ivcm. They manoeuvre with Second District, George M. Young, aud one! after-.another takes Republican- up.the fire with unfailing precision F. Norton, Repub- lican SOUTH District, C. P. Dillon. 'Republican- Second District, .-R'." p. Re- nublican Third District, W. G: Rice, Republi- can. (x) Names marked.thus are defia- Report at the Animal Meeting Bey- Made 20 Per erit on" itfiy e gressman can, re-elected. Third District, Charles. :Re- publican, re-elected.: Fifth District, Republi- can, re-elected. Eighth District." Clarenc'e-B. Miller, [Republican, re-electe'd: 1 .In the Seventh, and-Ninth'-districts there were no contests.' Fourth C.rc.. Vandyke, De- mocrat, elected. Second F. Blls.worth, Re- iiublican, re-elec.ted.- William' Kent, up'.the fire with unfailing precision GERMANS SHOOT BROTHERS 'The havoc .wrought'b} the guns has been responsible foi a reck- incident. A'German soldier car- rying a white Hag crawled up to the allied line near Pervyse and intimatr- ed his. commander and rcen wish- ed to surrender. He said were I without food and stMidmg in the District. ,-Con-1 trenches waist deep'in the and ;man. Sidney Repupli- subjected to an awful hail of shrap- HANDLED: GRAIN Winnipeg, Man., Kov.: A net pro- t on the past "year's b U1 >u PT. other minor j operations of- -the Gram iiT I damage and -had several casualties oh j company, was- the 'satisfactory STANDARD WUKK UJNL.I board 'during a fight British 'to-the sharehold- o-nrT ftp.rm.iTi cruisers, of which the ______ J.T...J.. and German" of which sin king.'of the D-5 was'a part.. The Monmouth was .an armoured ond railway route to. ..over. [-9800 tens displacement. She was com- the Lethbridge-Weybum line. Authf_ missioned.hi 1903 and carried-H six- Only 6" miles or stefe'l remain-to'be., A laid, and Lethbridge will have -a. sec-] cruiser of the type, farmers (realize the. full, significance of the industry. -._: visit to Fore, most yesterday, Tev.ealed'! this fact, and inch' The was a larger arm- oured cruiser of the Drake type, com- ers of the '.company, ai their annual meeting this 'mbrriin Crerar. bv Pr-sident The paid-lip capital.of the company is now" that the pro- fit, the' ye.ari'.s business was proximately: '.'irnfeniy -percent.. A dividend'-has: been cleclajred and will te paid -out to far ap ten missioned .in 1902, of tons dis- it is safe" to assert .that, with normal in reserve'to'strengthen the financial the Atlantic at the outbreak of the position company. During the conditions of'a up and date. From Foremost the Progressive, re-elected. Ninth, Charles'W.-Bell, Progressive, re-elected. TV. D. Stephens, Progressive, re-elected. Latest Returns New York. N.Y.; Nov. returns from the 29 states where gub- ernatorial 'were held, -show today rtiat" -and ten' Republicans had been and that in seven states the result was ap- parently undetermined. In these sev- en states the .Republican, -candidates in five 'and the Demo- crats in two.. had re-elected. Governor Hiram Jphn- son. Progressive (Continued He- was told that the Germans; couid 'leave their arms in the trench- es-and come into the allied prisoners! in a half-hour ueie seen to emerge from their trenches, unarmed. They had not come more. than, fifty, yards" when their "own a little farther away, -what taking place and o'pwied fire on theiv Only "200 out..of'the total of in" reaching the allied lines. A 15 A A T A Tg .A Owing to tlie flooded, condit'on ot the Belgian coast countn the Ger mans have abandoned their attempt to get through' to -Calais the nor thern route, and; have shifted lines Along the battle line in France and in the east, battles still continue, but without decisive result. i P. E. ISLANDER first Prince.Edward Islandervkntfwn. to be wounded m the -wans Lieut James- Morrison a native of Georgetown He1 enlisted in tbe campaign and has been fighting in France row in a hospital there "Morrison is a; South African -veteran. i finished to a point 25-miles, east.. .The. Tlie Glasgow, commissioned'in 1910, contract let to G. H. Webster in.the thc Bristol second class past year Vbhe. company has handled million bushels of -grain, and is, one of Newcastle has beer, conirnui, ici. iv A-- is. oi tnc nnstoi iype oi ciass xf spring was completed, this -week, and protec.ted cruisers of which the New- i the outfit has tied up..for _. hawiied winter. '-From .'-the end of--the ..grade to the Saskatchewan is.-.a ".the war. She i The Dominion Military Will Suppress Pro-German Press or ha-s, been ]aidj. though-; traffic-. proper ,as, een j. formation' that ''.has- reacheu-Frederic- .stoDS at s 7-.-V----.- Commissioner. went'over vlam' the hew Superin: 'tendent. Walker an'd repre- forces campejli'rjpri1 plain; :England; corn- ana a ;jieraia repre- seutative, pronounces the- road best pieces :wprk lie ridden over, -an engineer '.rojled bvVnic .m'emberrpf-the com- ijfg opinion counts. is stand-- pany we're, .ard in-, every the embarking He buildings .'being particularly fine" for-a' is .-liable} to.- at new 4 j. ,_., .fi_.f-_ iiethbridge people..may" congratulate i coast ot .Linn, ana woven wire fencing, barb naval.action was the.n expected. Kvire'-andi'-liladerityrjiic: FIRST-REPORT j 'jrhftV-'total: turnover in the.'cc-opera- -yalp.araiso, Chili, Nov.. Get- pa'st- yearvhas Ottawa, Ont, Nov. the western German whrch have publishing pro-German articles with a wsdltiouaTtmge, con- tinue this be sup- pressed by thfgovernmtnt. Thft military authcTntiel at Calgary and 'have been given instructions'-'to notify any pac-srs in their that the publication of any arti cles .'intending, to incite feeling against Great Britain will be fol- lowed by suppression. .any. timrt .'is.-hiii.Tiad-ci'll'istidr'for'Ior- n. b ffiti aliiciten to ib pnvard- raari- -ships'.. Gneisenau, Scharnhorst, DARDANELLES 'been .and the Profit, has.been London, is re- .-.ported offiiially-, tliat the that 'the .bombarded- the Dardanelles. western terminus one of 'the.-most important, east-.and-jweist route M 0 HA M Ni IpA N S SO" P RT, R U SSlV s cor- Army Remounts Bought in Canada Worth Toronto, Ont, Nov two thousand armv horses haye patted for infection for service in Toronto since the opening- the war, and have been ed to Atlantic tht fect on market ited prietm wilt ln Canada be the than army, are Taking tht price, the thwt tcrHhe two menu hat already bttn ;