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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 6, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta JLETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1914 NUMBER 277 Regiments of Mounted Men Counted tnen From the West Expeditionary Force May Sogn be in Fit People of England Believe German Navy Has Come Out to Fight TURKS DAMAGE A BRITISH WARSHIP Ottawa, Ont, Nov. de- partment "of Militia has decided to mobilize at once four-new regiments, mounted: coie in Manitoba and- Sas- katchewan, oue in Alberta, one in Bri- tish Columbia and one in Ontario. The following statement deals with the question: "A curious development of the fight now going on in. France is the-suspen- sion of the role normally assigned ..o mounted troops "The fact is beginning to leak; out that the -cavalry, armed with rifle and bayonet, are in the trenches, lighting side by side with the infantry their horses" it seems, have been "with- drawn'from the zone of fire; and the work of reconnaissance has been en- trusted to the flying corps." The statement concludes by stating that sooner or later the need of mount- ed forces ill be felt, and Canada will be prepared to do her. share. Do-ver, England, via Lcnaon, Nov 44 p m. finng -was heard off Twer this morning It could not be ascertained v hether the artillen Vvere on the Bel- gian coast or indicated a naval en- gagement in tne North BRITISH WARSHIP HIT Constantinople, Nov. a Turkish ofhcial announcenwtn. one of" the British "warships bombard- ing the Dardanelles, -nas struck a shot from one of the forts and an ex- plosion on board resulted. A British Bteamer, it is stated, has also been sunk: off Aivali, Asia Minor, after the crew and cargo had been put ashore STILL A MYSTEiU Valparaiso, Nov. call !rom the British cruiser Glasgow, in- tercepted by the German victors, -K as fchelast word received from Reat Admiral Craddock's squadron, ang the engagement the Chilean coast Sunday. the Mcnmouth j Sink and heaid an explosion on "board j line Goi'KHope that thev sent' tbsv to -the Jiottoni j 'All "-that German' cruiser Numbers; searched the seas for tne Good Hope unsuccessfully Thev pick- ed up a radiogram directed io the _ flagshiD by the Glasgow There was no reply. There" were about 650 men on the Monmouth when she disappeared be- hind the -waves. Vdmiral Craddock had 900 men with him on the Good Hope. the Glasgow and the trans- poit Otranto, Tvhich escaped" destruc- tion, survived the damage suffered is not known: The whereabouth also of the Ger- man cruisers Leipzig and Bremen re- mains in doubt. GERMAN COLLIERS SUNK despatch to The Daily'" Telegraph from Odessa by way of Moscow says that twelve Turkish and German-.'transports carrying coal have been sunk near Uzuaguiriak, on the coast of Asia Miner. ONIWWSDJY Local Council of Women Mere- ly Nominated Last 40 Delegates Present OBJECTS OF THE COUNCIL CANADIANS ARE READY FOR THE FRAY McBride Anxious About Defense tlic Canadian troops need riot be detained much longer Plain rs the opinion of the London Daily Telegraph which commenting; on the that their training is all btft complete the time has almost come for them to join the fighiing linel Tluy could have no better send oil' praise and encouragement from their Sovereign and the Minister of This opinion, coming from such a responsible journal, amply refutes the ideas expressed in some quarters that the Canadian expeditionary force would require several months'" training on this side before the troops would be fit for service in the fighting line. IEHHKE ME n Every Canadian-American in the City Donates to Canadian Patriotic Fund Details Secondr Contingent Giv- en Out at Today SOCIETY FORMED TO CALGARY TO SUPPLY HELP THE CAUSED ONE OFTHE BATTERIES m WILL mm. m 9 London, Nov. G. Sir Richard McBridc, Premier of British Col- umbia, expects to sail on Satur- day for Canada via 'New York, his visit having extended for only oue Although the Premier's hur- ried trip was ostensibly taken in provincial interests it been really in the interest of the Do- minion. It is learned, that Sir Richard was in Ottawa and also conferred with Sir Robert Borden at Hot Springs, Va., before sail- ing for England. During the pres- ent week, it is understood, Prem- ier McBride has been a daily call- er at the War Office, the Admir- alty and the Colonial Office, where he has had, it is said, important conferences -on the subject of Can- ada's coast defense and other mat- ters. As a result of the conferenc- es, it is expected that important steps will be "taken as regards Canada's coast defenses. Looks Like Choice of Party for the Next Federal Election R. R; DAVIDSON IS DISTRICT PRESIDENT All German Attacks Fail; Allies Advance on the Village of Andechy RUSSIANS CLAIM A VICTORY IN GALICIA After a brief discubsion on. the con- stitution of their organization the 0 delegates to the local Council of residcnt in Canada. Amencan-Canadian's with Bri-' Ottawa. Ont., Nov. detailed J Delegates from practically every tain in her fight against Prussian' composition of the second Canadian j ,jistnct- in the south, from Lucky Militia here', following- j the east and south'.lines'of the from the War j were present at the convention of men, -uhich met last night at the Y. M.C.A. decided, that elections were not in order, and an informal vote for nominations takes These names are to be placed before the various societies, and passed upon, the election to take place on ary Ibt There about 4.0 --women, pres- ent at the'nreeting-last night, -and although no topics were discussed, organization uas cemented in a assures success. This soci- :'coveting the activities of organiza- trca. It is .a focal branch of the Na- Icas't bridge are. and it is of other Americans partmeut of complete instructions American- Office. Two brigades of infantry will, district Conservatives'for Canadians was shewn in no unmis- be purposes yesterday in in the Board of Trade Tooms forthe i purpose of discussing what they There will he three brigades of ar- briefly, 'and his only prediction witn L' might do Ho" help relieve the. distress tillery. consisting-of nine batteries of regard to.-the .possibility of an elec- occasioned ;bv. the in'which Can- 18-pounders. with .four guns per bat- saea an. occurrence ada_gs a part of the British Empire tery, London, will provide .one bat- j leagt_ her part The result of the tery. Toronto-two, Kingston one, Moa- com wuu u i _ of an 'real Maritime provinces, He counselled action at once, so tliat American-Canadian Association, and one and _Calgary onej...In the fQrces and was j-, __i_ Tn-Pfini'imfi TnOuillZaftlOll 1TVllI'' -__j _ j Passes Supppiting C P. R. in its Policy to Brins Them Here the done oWlll, meantime mobilization. itriottsrFund, also be organized in. sections jferent parts of the country. Each a_r- 1 "batten- will have an establisn- ment of 150 men. The Anriv Service Corps will be with" one companydn Montreal, The meeting was cal cd as a result at'Halifax, of- a letter from the .Amencaa-Cana- "c -which is .of a patriotic nature, are Council, which m turn is at-( fibated the International Opun-, M. Hatch, cil of "VVcmeu, foiuided m 189d toilow-i gcc 'Johnston, jng the World.s P'air in Chicago. Lad} Aberdeen was England's gate" to this nrst meeting. Canada was unrepresented, and Lady Aber- deen in her broadness of saw t j in'a movement to contribute organized Sjet-' sisted in the work by the Eail Aberdeen, then Governor-General Canada .heartily- applauded at intervals dur- ing his 'The "-date for- the nomination of _a Candidate' 'to "cbntes.t the' Lethbridge seat was set for December 0, in Leth- W. S.'Ball from, rtian Association of Montreal, _. the American citizens of r'Lethhridge, to in a movement to at Winnipeg.- The strength of each Senice something toward a fund raised at Toronto one at yontreal, and ah- by Americans throughout Canada for other at "Winnipeg. Victoria and Cal- patriotic purposes. G. M. Hatch- }n proportion of a section to. 0 cupied the chair, an-d explanatory atid-: eacfl[ AT. patriotic addresses were delivered byi Two field companies of engineers, The council that the union chairman, Commissioner Gcace, each- comprising 120 men, are to be will result in larger sympathies, un- Wagistrate Elton, Chas. Kane anc'Yaisea: with headquarters in Ottawa. it> ol thought and purpose, and more Dr Lafferty. All'were strong in their will be institut- enectual action along-the lines c-i j that something should he eci ,at all the different centres where .philanthropy, religion, education, lit-' lpne tnat .Would show that Ameriqans; such men are obtainable, erature, art and social reform. resident in and districtf A'company of cyclists Tvill be .enlist- The aim ot the local organization are witll Canada in part of the red generally throughout the Dominion. Instant action is the policy of the Letbbridge Board of Trade. Having heard of the announcement made re- centlv by Sir. Dennis of the C. P. R. Natural "Resources department ;qf the intention of the company, to assist in placing Belgians on the land tern Canada, the Board yesterday passed the following resolution :J Moved by Mr. S. S. Dunham, chair- man of the Rural Relations commit- tee, J .-Shepherd, tion was "'that such an occurrence i Board, of Trade been I pleased to learn from', the.-.-press: that the the Canadian 'Pacific has .uo- contemplation, a plaa' bring certain-Belgian fanners The_ irrigated lands in" the Lethr ings are' intensive farming tised by these 'aM there are two opening's of promise in that direction, (1) Market TURK TROOPS AT SMYRNA Rome, Nov. captain of mn Italian steamer arrived >at Naples -f ro.-n ports that Turkey two army corps mobilized In Smyrna for an attack on Egypt. corps is being transferred from Mesopotamia, London, Nov. a lat- est reports from the western battle frc-zn Dutch bridge. covLats looks like the man, although there may'-be' some surprises1 in that The matter- of naming a- date tor tne nominating "'of candidates' to contest' the 'Provincial seats of Taber and Lethhridge was left over. This event was-scheduled to be pulled off in Ray- mond -ia .the near future, hut evidently the Conservatives are of -the opinion that a candidate will not be needed just now. j The following officers were elected foT the ensuing, year: Honorary presidents: Ht. Hon. Sir R L Borden and Mr. Edward Michen- er- president, R. R. Davidson: first vice-president. Dr. 'W. T. Patton, Coutts; second vice-president, Geo. P. near this city. Sugar sources, indicate that the Germans have retired from the Yser, but the fighting is said still to oe proceeding within the triangle of Ypres, Buonude and Roulers. FRENCH-OFFICIAL; Paris, Nov. French official today -is- as follows "There were "no perceptible modifi- cations during the' day anywhere on the front. The fighting continued be-- tween Dixmude and the Lys with the -characteristics as previously and' -without any marked advance -OT retirement at any point. There violest-cannonading to the north ol terras- and also directed upon Arras without result for the enemy. ''The in Belgium, and, ccmtinuesr-Tiic .Geraians -Jseein hare undertaken in the., position of the forces which operating in this region s and are 'reinforcing their reserve with active trc-Dps with the idea o! undertaking a offensive movement, or at least' to mitigate the blooly checks which have been inflicted. ENEMY LOSES WAGON TRAIN '.'Between the Somme and the Cisc, Barracks Ground No Lovers' Lane New Rule in Force is to bring the various women s as- Mother Country's light for 'the right.; A'section: will he sociations into closer relationship; some Of tliem, not yet' battalion. 'through the union, though no said they "could not say-] A-signal corps loses its muependeuce in aim or md-jall ifte "owing--to the re-Sand.probably attached to.the engineer- tne, or is committed to any prin-j ,quest 6f President Wilson that Am'-img corps. Porter' Grassv Lake; third vice-presi- attached to each in- Barren, Magrath: seCre- Donald V7, Patterson, will-also be raised v- U Ut i J-CoiUCUU 110UI1 ciple or methC'l of an> ouher society e-.cryw-iere nia-intain th6iri. there will b in tLe council, the object of which is; neutrality, but the spirit said what -'i ot -.'-administrative nnits. to serve as. a'inedium of communica- did not need to convey. lines of ccnnnur.ic2.tion, A nf nTnRP.Cll'TilI10" HV rviTYi tion and a means of prosecuting, any- work of common interest'. The u ar in Europe has wrought harm to the parent -body, and' the ac- tivity now is designed to offset "make the stronger this' and Four members of the "younger set''; more: received the surprise of their lives last night, or rather early this morn- ing, when they were halted by a red- coat, while crossing the barracks ground returning from a dance. They quickly reviewed their recent crimes in an endeavor to determine iiat change ainst them. Thej orderly room, wherfi they learned that they had-been mistaken for German spies, and after they had gh en a fair- ly reasonable account of themselves, they Jwere-allowed to proceed. An- other couple were halted earlisr in evening. .TheTule has been made that no one shall be.allowed, to.cross through the barracks ground after 3.0.15. at night. Although the measure is only a pre- cautionary one, it will be stricfir en- forced. The parties stooped last night, pecially the ladies, happened to be food natured. and took the matter as part of the evening's entertainment The local societj came into ex- istence last June, and temporary of- ficers weie appointed, Mrs. H. prevailed, and ley being the acting president. j present, made'a rush to "pav in The following .societies have al-; as a firs.t contribution. ready affiliated with the Council, the miah1; delegates chosen following also In; addition, there will be a number s. including a divisional There was some discussion as' to ammunition nark, supply column, re- whire any fund collected might serve.park for wagons, field .Some ..thought it.should be used loc- and bakery, railway supply detach- ally for "relief purposes. Others ment and two unit depots of thought that the first money coUec'tnl" The lllllts wl11 be ed should be used for strictlv ot the Dominion. 1 hough onij therefore shouM be' eight battalions of miantry are being i LiicJ-t-iuic oiiuu-u ij-c _____, tary-treasurer, Lethbridse: executive committee, Dr. Leech, Taber: Henry Tennant, Coutts; EC. MacKenzie, Lethbridge: Dr. D. A! Lethbridge; J. Y. Card, Cardston. A larger executive committee to handle- the organiaztion campaign, composed 'of ab'mit 40 members large- lv from outlying: districts, was. ap- pointed, and- a start will be made at turned over to the Patriotic -Fund: tlic S committee of this city. This idea fin-.: battalions, ot. imantry .will American his It Riv- wonld be laid ag- i Wesley Ladies' Dt. were taken to the _ ers, Mrs. CoWjledick, acted. Mission Mrs. Brymner, In Sight With Australia Nursing Fettfcrley, Mrs. G. W. Robinson. Knc-X Church .Wm. McClurc. Imperial Daughters of the Empire- Mis. Buchanan, vice icgent Mrs. A. B. Stafford, secretary..; Mrs. E, H. Mathesis Daniels, Mrs. Donald, Mrs. Heeb. Central W. C. T Mrs. Whid- dmgtsn, Mrs. Dieseth. Women's Civic Ciub Mrs, -J. F. Simpson, Mrs. J. Craig, Knox Ladies' Aid Mrs. Stoltze, Mrs. Oliver, Mrs. Armstrong. Auaustin's Women's Auxiliary 1C N. E. St. Cvpnan's Ladies'.Auxiliary Mis Mrs. W. D. Scott, Mrs. H. Tuff. TAYLOR WILL RUN AGAIN Vancouver, B.C.. Xov, D. Tavlor, editor of The Wor'id, an- lt. nounced today that he would be a can- Ottawa Nov. 6.-It is understood mayoralty at the Jan- thai-negotiations for closer trade re-. election UtioDS between "Canada and election, tiraha are being re-opened 'and thsre is every-prospect that a 'reciprocity treaty between thf two countries will he signed before the winter is over. here donation w dollar, .ant! accepted. Continued be mentioned that the s purposely placed at one .jiQ'hh i ji ff on Page DUKE OF BUCGLEUCH DEAD in the Dominion ria-ht away. The ex-i death of Wil- ira- seven battalions, comprising Walter Montague Douglas- about men and. officers, will be Scott, sixth Duke .of Buccleuch has used, to make up the reinforcements been announced here. The department contemplate Buccleuch was borri .in 1S31. sending on the basis of the seventy a Conservative {.percent, of the totariorce sent. i of 'Commons a on Page to 1580.. beet cultivation, with a ready mar- ket at the Knight Sugar'Tactory at Rai-mond. In this connection .reference is made to attached from Lcthbridge Herald c-l- referring to the success attained this I and between the Oise and the there have..been minor actions have consolidated our u'ivancc en the village of Andechy, to the west of Roye. A column of German wagoiis has" been destroyed by the fire of our artillery at long range in the region year on a farm near _ The Lethbridge Board: of Trade, of- fers its hearty co-operation with." the C. P. R. in any Avay that may be indicated as likely to' forward this proposed plan and' directs that this the Canadian Pacific resolution be forwarded to Nanippel, to. the north of the tor- Dennis, assistant'to the President of lest of Aigue.. "Near Berry-au-Bac, we re: taken of Sapignaul, whicb had been, captured by the G-trmans. "There has been a' furious fight IE the Argonne, where as a result ol ffghtiDg-with the bayonet, our troopi drove the Germans back. "In the Woevre districts fresh at- tacks by the enemy been re- pulsed. "To.....the.- ti'orth-east and east of Grande Couronne of Nancy, (the chain of-fortified'positions surround ing Nancy) in the region of the for- est of Perroy and between Baccarat and Blainont, our advance posts have been attacked by mixed detachments PROJECT WHICH CAUSED UN- SEATING OF MAYOR Me-. NAMARA A SUCCESS JAPS WAGE WAR UNDER DIFFICULTIES Undetirablcs Departlnjftrains have proven popu- lar for certain' citizens whom Chief The Avar has brought Canada, and. Skelton thought were undesirable. i lie wax Ilitn oKCiioii LUUUgUL r'c uaiucomnjio, ''Australia, "as it has every part during the past, few days. ,SIx or more the Einnirc. closer together, women of ouestionab'le, reputation I 1IC (JiUOVi. rvUlilCU WU t JL the" outlooK for'a successful trwityTis asked as aoon as pos- o ffrt than a year ago. for ether Edmonton, Nov. 6. late your association on your deter- mination to get gas for-your'city. The well is 2340 feet, and is making 'cubic feet per day. This well is only exceeded by the well at Bow Owing to its capacity -Rill not be able to shut it. until special heavy machinerv our plant This was the message 'sent by W. R. -Martin of tbe International Supply Co., who'has been drilling the gas well at Viking for the Edmonton Industrial association, to the president of that siciation yesterday. .The Edmonton Ad club started the project last .winter, and it was Mayor .McNamara's connec- tion with, the project'that caused'him" to be unseated by Mr. Justice Ives. The Mayor donated S5000 to a fund for sinking the well. Just before the of the Japanese troops, in the leased tcrr-lory, cf Kaio Chaw, there? were" heavy rains whicli flooded the whole The Japanese the flooded.'Strecta of a Chinese town. To Quarantine Iowa for Foot and Mouth-Outbreak Washington, Vov. depart- ment agriculture' was today pre- paring to quarantine the.state of Iowa, because of the discovery of the foot- and mouth .'disease Parnell, Iowa. The quarantine order was pre- pared foj issue -today. Cases ol diseased at Miss., are suspected ot being the foot and mouth under investi- _ _ TOM GALLON IS DEAD London, Nov. nounced in London of Tom English and c-f the enemy whose movements every were checked. BIG RUSSIAN" VICTORY "Russia announced officially a gr-eat- Russian victory la r r RELATIVE OF WOLFE VETERAN fMCO Victoria, B C Nov. dispatch from Toronto tells of: the d'eath, there from ptomaine'poisoning of J. S. C. Praser, who was manager of the'Bank of Montreal branch in Victoria. Prior to coming "here he. had been for 16 years manager of, the Rossland branch of the bank.1 He was aged 52 He has "been -witb, the Batik of Montre- al ic Ontario and Western Canada since 1878. The late Mr. Fraser was a descendant of Col Fraser, who rais- ed the Fraser regiment, and fought at the uebec. INDIAN TROOPS AND THE BRI- TISH CAVALRY ARE DOING BRUNT-OF THE WORK Macleod, X0x. Mary Ellen- -McLean; the wifc.rf-J. R. McLean, ;