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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 5, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta OLUME VIII. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 1915 NUMBER 276 :ive Months' Offen- sive Has Gained Teutons Little ly General Andreivitch Pollvanoff, i Russian Minister of War) Pelrograd, Nov. Is now five Diiths, since the Austro Germans ring, assemb'ied enormous forcue d very poweri'iil artillery, com- sliced their offensive operations on e eastern hoping to envelop d destroy the Russian army before e coming of winter, In spite of-'numerous artillery en- ycinents, employment oi' large forc- innumerable losses suffered by Bin, tbe Austro-Germaus during the months have not succeeded in stalling themsfc'ives on tbe line ol u Dvina, and at present have not a imce of attaining either Dvinsk or ga by. fire of their heavy artillery. Gallantly concentrating their efforts their ultimate object, the Russian j )ops arc now'provoking the enemy >re than over toward the exhaustion bis forces. German Report London. Nov.' and Ans- iiu reports, although indicating that ings are well for the Teutons the Rut i i front, make it clear it they are now occupied chiefly th defending themselves against isalan. attacks. Australian Lads Raise Lot Money ncglna, Sask., Nov. J. Simons, who is in charge of tlic party oi' touring Australian cadots, has slated that since their arrival in Canada ten ago they have col- lected over for the Patriotic Fund. Except in- the .way of counter-at- :ks -.their" own, -initiative apparently s been spent. Particularly'', tierce issian along the ina and Rev, A. C, Bryan, B.D., pastor of St. Andrew's church, in the North Ward, has received a call from the congregation of Knox church, Taler, which has been without a. pastor since the resignation of Rev. F, W. Ma- nuffy, during the summer. Rev, A. II. Denoon, moderator of the Macleod Presbytery, visited Taber yesterday, Paris, Nov. military aero- ines collided while making a land- yesterday at Lebourget. They .ight and 4he four aviators inning'the machines were burned death. Employees at Court House are Giving a Year In connection with the'campaign tor j CAPTIVE FRENCH BALLOON DRAWN BY AN ARMORED MOTOR CAR illy" Carnill Wonted Thrice, Welcomed Walking with the aid ot' a and the call to Mr. Bryan was given 'wearing the blue 'Shoulder straps and at an meeting, of the (nG discharge button which mark 'him congregation. The Presbytery will meet at Itfacleod on Thursday next to consider the matter. Rev, Mr. Bryan has been pastor of .St. Andrew's church lor the past three years., j man who has .already done "hia at the front, "Billy" Carni'il, ntled three times, reached home afternoon from the front on the j train from by a gathering jof local people, includingg the mem jbers ot'-Jiis family, Mayor Hardie, "P. Downer, C.. Bowman, A. J. Rlacktairng, R. Barrownian, J W Waddell, and-others, including a num- Lefchbridgc next spring. Those ent included Mayor Me A very enthusiastic meeting was held in "Wesley hall; last in connection with the proposal to se- cure the Alberta musical festival fur pros- Messrs. Layton, Brymnerj Salmon, ton, Taylor, Young and Hughes, was decided unanimously to forward a letter to President Cox of the mu- sical festival directors, at Edmonton, asking the permission of the commit- tteu to hold the festival here next spring. It is felt that it would be possible to raise the committee here had. full control gov- erned by certain restrictions set by the festival directors. It was also asked that" the Surplus -now on- hand at Edmonton be applied to .the of railwayman, old of The returned soldier was giyen> a hearty Welcome home, and was taken in the city automobile to his home in the norUi.'wardiL'He-.has had to make the journey as he is still the effecfca of his >va.s'.wounded; three times the last time having been on'iy in the'trenohes two minutes before he was laid'low .by shrapnel. .He went through the 'battle of Yprea, and was with. the. Lethbridge machine gun squad which did'such, great "work, and in which -7Jbck" Waddell won his D. CM tial expenses of the festival 1 patriotic mnd is being con-j'musicians of the city arc. enthusiastic ctcd over Alberta at the present over the. proposal; no, it is not that ice this faprmg, eraiilovees ot the government been do- ting portions of their salary to the, id, in extent from 5 jifer cent." on lanes up to ?125 a month and 10 r cent on salaries er that In Lethbridge alone, proun- il employees and ofllcials m tho Paris, Nov. 4, 11.-15 p. mier Georges Clemeneeau has been ini-; elected president of the senate com Ont., Nov. report Edmonton Boy May Lose Eyes Eilmonton, .Nov. 5. tirt house are( giving approximately Moylc, who' went to the front a year, or about a month; Edmonton with the 2nd Universities' punished on .the secom Bill from mittee-: on the army, in place of j has been in circulation account Charles De Freycinet, who is first of the illness of the King, the Duke-of vice-president of the Briand cabinet. I Connaught would return to England General Gallieni's first step as minis-1 to assist His Majesty. The ter of to deal a blow at is denied by the puke's sec- favoritism. He seat a circular today retarj to all the generals commanding the I Soma it was suggested in. districts, announcing that all letters j rjntisli nreas that the return of i........_ ight that the army men thus recommend- ed, would be warned on the first and offense. the fund Everj one is Company, may lose the '.sight of one sknographers to jui _ sir donations total a tidy sum. nd 'x-Mayor Hatch Loses a Brother Irthur G. brother of ex- lyor Geoigc SI Hatch, died at his ri" in DIE Timber, Mont this M CHanulle .__ f _ and perhaps both McQueen, -son oi ayes, and Dr. McQueen, of-the same company, not only dis- UNION WILL. CARRY Calgary, A1ta., Nov. advo- cates "of church .union in the Presby- played great-bravery by a terian denomination predict that nn- "live" bomb' and throwing it away ion will carry in all the Calgary from the-trench, thus saving the lives churches. oLhis comrades, but also climbed out of the trench in-the face of German j firo, in order to help Moyle, is the in- i formation contained in a. letter re- ceived hy Mr. and Mrs. James Gtan- ville, from their soii, Corporal A. T. Returned .Soldiers' Committee There: will be a meeting of the com- mittee on the reception of returned soldiers, in the police court room this evening at 8.30 o'clock., As large an attendance as poaeible is rexiuested, as this meeting will he for organiza- tion purposes. VE1ELOS TO MEIGHEN .STORY A FAKE Ottawa, Ont., Nov. seen today in regard to the re- port that 'he proposed to go to the front as quartermaster-gen- eral in a regiment being raised by his cousin. General Meigh- en of Montreal, Arthur Muigh- en, solicitor-general, said: "I never authorized the an- notmcement in any way, and I tliinlt I should linow moro ah- out it than anyone else." Constantine Still Determined to Maintain, Not Indulging in Optimism at the Present Time Athens, via London, Nov. and vulnerable coast line, those ciose Constantine has summoned leaders of. to him assert that is-irrevocably all parties to confer on the situation resolved to maintain" neutrality. resulting from the overthrow of the An ai'. night meeting of: the Greek. Zaimis cabinet, and it is expected the chamber of deputies, a new attack by ministerial crisis will end within 24 former Premier Venizelos on .the pol- hours. the government arid his criti- May Dissolve Parliament cism of King Constantino's .interfer- Paris, Nov. of the, tnce with "constitutional -liberties" new cabinet crisis in Greece are dii- of the Greek people, arc-recent stages licult to foresee, according to dis-loi the new political: for I patches from Athens. It is agreed the time being has over-shadowed the j that "Premier Zaimis cannot remain military situation in Ac- in power and under parliamentary regulations usually in force M. Vcni- zolos would be asked to, form a London, Nov. Bulgar- ians are reported to have reached a ministry and correspondents believe it is not impossible that public opin- ion may force King Constantine to this task to the man who controls the majority of parliament. Keen political observers in-Atheris be- lieve, however, that the return -.of M. Gounaris to office or appointment as premier of one of Zaimis' minis- tors is probable, unless the. King de- cided upon the radical course of dis- solving the chamber which cannot be re-convened white the array is mobil- ized. So far as can be learned there is no reason to believe that the Greek .rul- cording to the last information from Athens, the Kirig is expected to tinue the Zaimis cabinet-andfdissolve parliament rather than accept the other alternative of permitting M. Venizelos to return to 'power. King Constantine is said to be in. thorough sympathy with the conduct before the chamber'of General Yana- war whose remarks brought on the crisis, and to have demonstrated the- .appreciation of the minister's force by Appointing him an, aide-de-camp. In view of the large "range of pos- sibilities and the predict- and almost as near. the city to Germans on the north. Serbian front are not so fortunate in their attack, but pressing back their opponents'. Promised assistance for Serbia ,is now materializing, according to ad- ticas from Salbnlki; and two divisions .troops Strumnitza, joining the French. French Defeated 'Berlin, via wireless to Salville, Nov. reported that the Bulgarians have completely defeated at a point northeast of Pritep the French forces which were landed at Salonikl. (Part of the French contin- gent was routed, and the others were made prisoners.. .The; first of the French prisoners nave arrived at Kus- tendll. U. S. Not Aggressive But Must Be Prepared ,ust be prepared to defend itself ;sume "full liberty and selt- ing with ceiUuiv} srij definite un- ravelling of the present snarl, ton- don is not indulging in. premature op- er lias changed his regarding' tlmism over the defeat of' the Zai- the entry of his country into thr con- j mis cabinet It is disposed to await flict. While he is credited with apti-! further developments Bulgarian sentiment and with belief the situation as in any way mdica that Greece cannot afford to quarrel tue of Gieece's intention GO fight with the allies because oi her long with Serbia against Bulgaria REGISTER NOW, The committee of the Daughters of the Empire attending at the Board Trade rooms fhis weelc to receive registration of relatives of Lethbridge men who have enlisted, are anxious that all the relatives register. The committee feel sure that many are still to register and they will Ibe in at- tendance tomorrow, both morning and evening. Paris, Nov. the rivers ianft. and Oise, German., troops yeB: lenifty, after..having attempted to sur- prise the: forces in the French 1trench- es, directed a very violent but futile bombardment against the French poai- :ions, according to this -afternoon's French offlcial statement New York, Nov 4 Wil- son opened the administration cam 'or its national defense pro- gram in-a comprehensive and care- fully prepared address, delivered here todaj at the Manhattan club banquet He declaredisolemnlir that the United States ;had no aggressive purposes, but mi to as: development Significantly that "with ourselves in this great week. The following official. bulletin, matter we associate all the peoples was issued today of our own adding that "The King had a somewhat better we n ish not only for the United His appetite is improving, but for them the fullest free- he still has some pain, especially on London, Nov. 'George, is recovering slowly from the "effects ot he said the fall from his horse, In Prance last dom of independent growth of ac- action PROMOTED IN FIELD London, ,Nov. Lloyd 3eprge, elder son David Lloyd George, -minister has been promoted from captain to the. rank of lieutenant-colonel. No 2 of the jrning This waiTnot Princess Pats Movie is knoun ss Lucy Hatch, his niece, and as m tbe city, but has no. relatives here. y lie is a grandson oi Wm DRMCS the Toronto millionaire pork packer. at the Gait hospital, t her position here two months ago go to his bediide and has remain- nursing him since He was pcomi- nt as lawyer and citizen in his and weir known through t the state during his residence ?m of thirty-five years. He has.vis- id his. brother'here on a number of :asions 'egiments Led By Incapables HERO OF YPRES VISITS CITY TELLS TALES OF TRENCHES t Thankful enough to he alive anil eier he refraino from mentioning this for Britain'" That is all the glory he WEED INSPECTOR GOES TO PEN Medicine Hat, A'lta., Gott- lieb Weiss, convicted on .Tuesday of cashing two forged was sen- tenced Wednesday: to two years -in the penitentiary.- The amount the Cheques cashed was 00 each "dk ing. R: total 6t ?24.00, and was money lecelved bj him ns proxmcia! weed In specter, and should have .been -paid to a man named Frfsch, Whom he had employed do the work. lout of it is the comment ;that Sergeant Percy, Stockdale, one of the heroes of Yprcs, lias to make on his return from the battle front. Sergeant Stpckdalo, after spending three months- In a British hospital recover-. ing from severe wounds, now bears his discharge medically unfit for further' and Is on a visit to hia uncle. F. W. Downer, here, for a few days Sergeant StocXtta'o was a member of the 5th Western Cavalry from .Sas- katchewan, which- went. Hii.o tfie Infantry; and was the taliou which held the extreme top of Ypros salient against the on ht of the Gorman hordes on 'April lho judicial of 'Calgary 2? last, when the Canidians wbii _, JENNI30N TO Otlawai Ont., Nov. BE JUDGE X U Jennl- Htawa, Nov C-Sir Sam Hughes I Otlawai Ont, Nov. 4.-J. u jenni- talio iteji that two regiments en rSulr son K 0, of C flgary, Is ilated tor tho the the front had boon hold up, hecause I position oCjudBo of .tho (listrict court slmi the front had been held up, was considered that the re not competmt to lead the men made jacant toy the appointment of o action '1 he rpgimcnts, ho. said, iiilrl not be allowed to prorcea im- llie officers have perfected them- ve> In their work or been replaced others. Judge Carpenter toithe Alhcrta Public Utilities Commisalon it is under stood that the appointment is tb be mado once, 'and. that tlie'or- der-ln council H IB bo passed this week N lino from breaking. Sergeant Slocji dnle is also the man who pulled. Major Robson of the BIK, o.iit of "tho hell of shell fire in lime to save his life. With characteristic modesty, howr little-.incident. .He is one of those heroes who, "unhonoreii and go but to the'fighting front'to do their bit for the Empire, who. perform feats of bravery ad a matter of course, suf- fer the agonies.of terrible wounds, re- ceive their honorable discharge, and drop back into ordinary life again with as little ostentation hs' possible. 'Thankful enough to', be, 'alive; (haqkiul enough to have one of tnu e Canadians who 'saved' the'day MARKETS' December 'wheat November .oats December flax 97% 171 High Low WEATHER Fair and-mild. attempting any movement." A Brave Feat It was -nhile Sergeant Stockdale's battalion was..holdins die top trench- es ot the Ypres- saJienti that the Ser- geant, perforated his ;brave act of .sav- ing Major nobions life Tiobson's P'iatoon; was detached from the main body, and .was holding a. trench at tho of the salient Major Robson bad" crawled out of the trench to find a wayr out for -his1 men, when the Germans' began'.to. pepper 'him. Suddenly he .disappeared.-_; Major Ten- nallle called.'foe to go out and bring, him and Sergeant Stockdalo .volunteered; ft was a ticklish job Awld a per- fect harl 'of .fire tlie sergeant crept out of the trenches and -crawled about until'he fouiid: the'major hiding in a deserted trench The sergeant guided him hack to hin trench. (CONTINUED ON PAGE 3) Supposed Murderer Still at Large Edmonton, Alta, Nov o Otto Bnshner, who is accused of killing a sheriff's bailiff at Fort McMufray: last is still at liberty, and -as he has a large open territory in which to roam, the Mounted Police expect con- siderable trouble in rounding him Up. Bushner, it Is now thought, has .sought refuge' further east, taking a route through the deal-water district If such is the case, the onlv hope of capturing him Is the remote possibilitj of an R.N.W.M.P. patrol stumbling across him on their journev between posts, I as Busliner knows that Dart of the Toronto, Nov 3 D Dav- id S and Clarence McCutcheon ap- peared m the assizes, today before Chief Justice Mulock. A plea of not guilty having been made, the incraas- ed bail from to each was renewed toda> and their trial has lecn provisionally fixed to take place at the January assizes. Mean- time the commissioners will go to Montana ,and England to secure evi- dence in connection with two of the charges A court order was issued to have the defendants' books brought to Toronto from Calgary, where they are m the court's custody. country well, and his chance of elud- ing his there are excellent. KITCHENER HAS f NOT RESIGNED -.London, Noye. denial wa> made today of a re- port-that Eyri Kitchener, sec- retary for War, had roigned. Th.e announcement wM' "During Lord Kitchener's temporary absence from public duty, the Prime Minitttr Is carrying on the work it the War Office 1 here is' truth in the statement Lord Kitchener hat reilgnM." Russians Moving Toward Rumania London, N'ov 4 checked the German offensive along the whdle eastern front except directly west ot Riga, where the nature of the ground an advance' the RUIH sians have started a counter-offensive at three west of Dvinsk, on tne Styr in Volhynia, and on the Stripa in Gahcia On the Stripa riv- er they claim to have won a big tory, although admitting' that tht bit- tie is still in progress They alto claim successes at points. The Germans, on their side, atscrt that all the rHacks have been re- pulsed with heavy losses to the Rut- sians. v j Prom an unofficial source, it It al- so reported that the Kusiiani are at- lancing m strong force, and have car-, tured important positions neat Czer- movement calculated1 than anjtVng else to y'4.. ;