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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 7, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. SATDKDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1914 NUMBER 278 "NAVAL GERMAN AND TURKISH WAR VESSELS HAS FEATURED THE WAR THIS WEEK r NUCLEUS ALBERTA BATTERY MLL BE LETHBRIDGE BOYS Albertav'Unit However rill Not be Known as the 25th A LETHBRIDGE MAN Will Likely he Appointed as Men Are Needed Lethbridge will supply the majority of the men for the battery of the 3rd of the second Canadian con- tingent, and it is likely that 'the com- inander will also a I.ethnridge Jnan. This much is known in military (circles today, following the official {orders from Ottawa yesterday in re- gard to the recruiting ot the.second contingent. This, battery of field artillery will Ibe supplied not only, from I.ethbridgc Iiul from other. portions of the prov- ince as .well. Hut there is no doubt It-hat the. majority. of the intn will come from. tlie 2ath Battery of- the Canadian Field Artillery, the Lelh fcndge unit of the Caiudian Militia fThe new batten not he known -BB Jf is. that it Mill be combined--with the two bat- fr-otrniamtoba to form the 3rd BHgade and this battery will liUI) foe known as-the 2nd or. 3rd Bat- Itery of the 3rd Brigade of. the 2nd Contingent, just -as took place with j all- the units that" went with the 1st! contingent. This virtually means that' the 25th Battery boys will go, but ithat they -.vill leave their name be- iiind I he batteries will he equipped with 18 pounders, which are heavier guns Shan those used by the 35th, which was equipped ns a horse 'battery with H3 pounders jnd known as a horse mtillen iho new order were in the kit) last night Mth proval on the part men Vlthough there ____ ____ RS to whPthet would go the news magic, and all were mg and hoping tint it w as true One of the.officers, threw bis hands in the air and yellel for joy, saying, 1 he> ''an t keep me hack now fthcj' i. got to take me It is not known'W'hether tie officers-will be go or.not. Many of them married men, and-the orders say ithat no1 married men will fcc accept- ed consent of tuoir wives, aiid.lhen only after the supply ol.single men has been exhausted ex- cept m the case of ollicerb No definite word with regard to retiuiting has been icrcned Mijor Stewart; hilt it is expected that this start eatlv next week. No married men will fce enlisted until the supply of single "men has been .ex- hausted. The baUi'ty will _go full means ataut laO men. ROUMANIAWILL FIGHT Petrograd, Nov. is reported that M. DeGiers, the Russian ambassador to Constantin- ople, had a highly significant and strictly private conversation with the new King of Konmania, and al'tefa few days' stay In the Roumanian cap- ital, he has left for Petrograd whither other mem- bers of the embassy proceeded direct without de- lay. Moscow newspapers report that the King of Roiiniania declared to his entourage: "We shall certainly have to go to war." ALLIES REPULSE GERMAN ATTACKS ON WHOLE FRONT GERMANS BEHIND THE WARTHE, SEND CORPS TO WESTERN FRONT Russians Faced With Campaign to Drive Germans and Austrians Out of Strongly Fortified Positions, Marking New Phase, m East Mines Thick in North Sea London 7 Itfjslerj im iiificanfc admissions from Vienna cre- cloaks the Dim antag- onists along the battle fronts in-the eastern arena of the war; but the be- lief is growing' iii London that" Ger- many, safu within her defences behind 'the Kiver WarthC-ami with the-Aus- itrians bchinrl strongly fortified ,-pos itcs the impression that the Aust-ri- are gaining their fortified posi- tions without suffering threat disas- ter. NORTH SEA ACTIVITY The ieelmg is growing liere that the recent raid of a German fleet oft Yarmouth' was not the sum total of On the left is the man showing the scene'of Turkish developments, which started witb- Turkish warships bom- barding Russian" ports on the Black Sea The Franco-British navy is now shelling the Dardanelles, the entrance io the Black Sea. In the ceiitre Is the German cruiser Karlsruhe, which, has played havoc with the Allies': commerce in many parts ot the globe. The Konigsberg, which has beett- working 'with the Karlsruhe, was reported sunk on Wed- nesday. On the 'ieft'is the German cruiser Eniden, which disguised itself with a fourth smokestack, and, Jap- AKCSC-- the harboivpf ,Pen- arig; sinking a cruiser aud a encli ia a-'raap showing the closing ot the JCortlr-Sea by the Bri- tish .Admiralty, forbidding neutral shipping within the prescribed area. tions from Cracow, to the passes of 'naval activities in the North Sea Carpathians, is rushing her best and this impression has been iiicreas1 corps on the eastern front' 'ib the eri by the news '.that Dutch fishing vcs- west in u i'mal desperate effort .to f sels "have found lloating mines so smash the allies' line blocking their thick some of them even catching in their nets, that they have given lip ill efforts to continue their occupa- tion. These fishermen report also that they have been many bodies floating in the sea. The British press contin- ues its campaign for more effective to Cjl us I Petrosrad rcuorts that the Vus i trnns after making a lutal fuuoiis on- the gicat-st aP OI1 ,hc lines along 31 the batten Huer gnn had m aU some nouul until their front ex- ,.LJ tends from Dulcla Pass in the Car- measures of recruiting. Sc-nie papers ipathians to Cracow, with a wedge ex-; advocate some form of compulsory- tending to PrMinysl, .wrhich fortress service, while others censure the gov- contwues lo resist the Russian as ernment for not providing proper sa'ults.' Another despatch from-Petro-; lor persons dependent up- grad declares that-.a general :pursui t! on the men eligible for military ser- of retiring Atistnans is umlci vice who are'loath to enlist for fear wij hut tin cautious tone of the that their families will suffer during official commumc ition idled to sig- their absence.; Temple Will be a Golden Shrine Wails of Cardston Building Will Contain in Gold Germans Couldn't Repair Big Guns Tsing Tau Forts Tokio.: Nov.- details of Tans Fiu fighting reaching thow that the Germans made desper efforts to repair the damage to tbeit hatferieSf imt u ithout success Japanese shefls kiihsl the men at work arid demolished, the battering anew Projectiles fcoin the Japanese uarslups started fires m seveial itrec.ts ,of..the city, certain portions of which-were burned. The stopping of the smuggling of provisions along the coast is thought to Imp hastened the capitulition of the German .stronghold Capt. Weslmore, Pincher Creek Signalling .Mason Appointed MAJOR HEWG1LL OF MAJOR Calgary; Nov. E. G, Mason, 103rd Oalgary Rifles, has been oiiercd the provisional ap jiointmeot of of the Ail-Alberta Battalion 'of Infantrj for the expeditionary .army. Major H. of Edmonton, has KAIO CHAU_GIVES UP London, Nov. Tan, the capital ol Kiao German naval base in the Far East, has surrendered to the forces ol Japan and Great Britain after a resistance of three months. Tin's is officially announced from Tokio. Kiao Chau was the last important outpost of the Empire remaining- to Germany. GOVERNMENT URGELVTO UNDERTAKE THE OLD MAN IRRIG.ATION PROJECT To Help Out the Unemployed Situation, Conference at Calgary Urges that. Old Man River Diversion Project Start Early iii the up to Senator Lougheed French Make Gains in Verdun Win at Arnientieres KAISER IN FLANDERS Exhorts His Exhausted Troops in the Third Attempt to Reach Calais lto unemplovmcnt somo cmplovnlra-.t, If go ernme PARIS OFFICIAL Paris, Nov. 7, 3.10 offi- cial announcemsnt given out In Paris this afternoon that the situation relatively quiet. The statement sets forth that French and British forces have.suc- cessfully repulssd German attacks along almost thi entire front. Refer- ence is made specifically to Dixmude jnd Bichote, where counter attacks were repulsed; to the south of Ypres, where th.s French have assumed, the offensive with the British, and to Neuvechapelle, where the British forces drove back the Germans. Day and mgnt .tucks betwsen Ar ras and the Oice have been checked, and near Vaille-v the French recaptur ed oositions previously wretted frorn In the Argonne attacks viere fepq.s ed and here the French claim pro- iress "Northeast of Vsrdun, Maucourt and flogevllle have captured and to he southeast of Verdun and to the tically .vanish. That was the burden sioa which took place at the meeting called by the Alberta Federation of irding to the French statement. Also on the wing the enemy sustained losses around Nancy. .meed first as in menl mea sure, and the finances for the scheme caiieu DV me ,-as a whole could be submitted to Labor iii Calgary to discuss the un-; parliament later, employment question in this province, j stiutoi Lougheed in subsequent re- The suggestion that the project be marks, baid the government wit mea started was proposed by the Leth- sarcs fu-J" nr.t contemplate re- delegates at the convention in iicf jt xvas mentioned ore of the the form of a resolution which was delegates that Premier Vqmth's first unanimously adopted. I war loin 01 one million pounds pro The resolution presented by 1'resi-! sp, cilicalh lhat besides piov i dent Marnoch of the Lethbridge Board siKi tot mui itions of war the Impcr al Trade and seconded by Frank jial government were taking powetb Whoatley, Banff, follows: j (or relici, dealing with foodstuffs, "That'this conference respectfully! cte sueeests to the Dominion Government i The meeting thieslied out several immediate steps he taken to important mattpri, relating to the i'n- cced with the proposed Old Man Hiy-; employment problem Several com- er diversion project which conxem mcnts ere heard on the ron repre mates the application of 'irrigatjon se-nl-ation of the Dominion government j which "we'nt" into the fight water to an area of some 100 001) lt the, morning session Senitor I wmcn B acres iii the district: bounded by tha Loueheed temg present onlj ai the [ul1 sirengtn nut ICTIA IN FI Lou Ion a rorresponi't-nt ol the I xpicss on the Belgian fiontier under date oi FridaN, telegraphs the following "the Kaiser has been close to the fiont in I lan-iers makir-s an eflort to msp re his troop to gain Cxlais riwn vi RES Northern Francs, Nov. 7. After desperate fight around nlierrs and where the (.ernalib tm ployed their- new mor tars, their losses nave beer, so severe that their oiTensne w.s to itill umlci Ansncring Senator I.oughecd's re consiricr.nion, but it is expected that thfv will he announceit snortlj AH el.esc appolntincnt1! arc only iional and liable to canflrmation. inatk that such lor govern- ment wolks icccived sanction pi the government, Mr Mar- uoch. suld Jthe object of the ftjf i ft i i' V f d gr en is bcini snow n oy all cs both 111 town ?nd counttv districts The 4ias prohibited the sending of newspapers, out of Aus tralia. EX M.P.P. IS NOW j A HOME8TEADEH Edmonton, Alta C Hie' bert, a member of the first A legislature as represenUlhe bury, is Peace GERMANS EVACUATING ANTWERP ;