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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 10, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHIHUDGE, ALBERTA, .TUESDAY, NOVEMI1EU 10, 19M NUMBER 280 ALBERTA FARM HAVE1ESTIMATED VAL Increase Over 1913 Placed by Estimate of the Provincial Gov- ernment Just Completed THIS WAS YEAR" TOO War Prices Make Smaller Crop Worth More-Value of Livestock in [Farmers' Hands is Placed at an Increase of 10 Percent People who Ulk blue ruin, hard tlmei, and a few other things not in keeping with the. war-time "buslneM si will be'mightily igrprlied to learn that Alberta's farm product! for 1914'have an estimated value of nearly in excess of the value of the products for 1913, an 'increaie of over 10 per oont. In 1913 the value of farm products amounted to In 1914, the estimate goes to show that the mark will be considerably ex- ceeded. And that is not all. The farmers have been raising some livestock against "der the increase in the value of livestock on the farms is over in excess of .the val- us of the stock in the farmers hands in 1913. This- amount with the ex- cess in value of products as shown above shows the farmers of this pro- vince to'be some -better off than one year ago. 'The value of livestock in the hands of farmers of ths province at present Is estimated at making the livestock industry the backbone of the agricultural development of Al- berta. The following figures are prepared by the provincial department of ag- riculture from cOmpMci ports and are tonic against any cry of blue ruin, Wheat, Oats Barley ESTIMATED VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS-1914, Buahels Estimated Less Per Acru 15 -10 Acres 1 601012 20% S809GS 18010 103 S 7 U6SS Spellz Hav Potatoes, Turnips Carrots Animals slaughtered, and sold Butter and Cheese sold other than lor 'butter and "Uool C p (1 "00 000 -Fish Game and Furs Horticultural products Poultry and: Products Total 191 1, 119 100.000 35.000 SOOO 20 7 J, V t ,100 200 ;oo Bushels 13 J4 20 "i Or 9 U190 49120 4.000.000 500.000 Price lOit Q sn (0 rf> 10.00 heese (estimated) Total '14 9000 1 06W.OO ooooo' 1.500.000.00 .000 000 00 10000000 .789.403.20 yield account of drought. Horses Swine Sneep Dairy Cows Other. Cows Beef Cattle Other Cattle Total 3914 T6tal 191? Increase Increase less per acre tliah 3913 and acreage reduced LIVE STOCK ni 90 195.92H 1KOO r.OO iDOO 40.00 50.00 25.00 I 'S64 Q 1 0 00. t 000 111 67 00 Total Increase V1104' 3 10' SI ?lu 9 9ol 20 U.S. Cruiser North Carolina Sunk in Mediterranean? THE EMDEN GOES TO THE SCRAP HEAP German Pirate Boat Set on Fire and Beached on the Coco of Her Crew Was Saved KOENIGSBURG IS BOTTLED UP On the right is Captain Earl Mullcr j On the left is the Emden sent to the of the Emden, who kept cut of the way of British guns till yesterday. scrap pile by th-3 .Australian cruiser Sydney, RUSSIANS NOW ONLY 150 MILES FROM BERLIN-FIERCE BATTLE ALONG WHOLE LINE IN FRANCE Petrograd, Nov. the zones of contact are no'w inside German ter- ritory. The Russians took was-; ons laden with coal standing in rail- way, sidings in East'Prussia, in posi- tions which the German's had evac- uated. The Russian cavalry which in-, vaded Posen, lias pierced the Ipft flank..of the enemy at the crossing of the Warthe 'at Koniu. These cavalry operations, with strong supports, have, nullified tlie entire defensive prepara- tions of the Germans inside the Pol- ih frontier. Paris Official Paris, .Xov.. official state- ment issued-today says fighting qf'a severe nature occurred, yesterday bs- tween the sea and Armenticres. statement follows: "The action" continued all day yes-.' terday with the same intensity that has characterized the previous fight-. Ing between the sea and region of Ar- meniieres. The encounters were of particular violence ror the reason that alternately opposing forces were alter- nately taking the offensive. Summing up, it may he added that tlie "day was, marked hy the checking of a German attack in considerable force to the south of Ypres and hy per: ceptible progress on the part of the' French forces in tin- vicinity of .Bi- chooto and between Yores nientieres. French Secure Results "Equally on the' Belgian frontier all the attacks 'were repulsed with ehe- ergy. the major part of the front from the canal of Labasse JLS 'ar. as the Woevre, our troops made secure the results- attained in., the course of the first few days. There should be reported also our progress in the region.- of Louvre between Rheims and Berry au T3ac there is nothing to re- port. the iltacks on the part' of" tho'.-eaetiSyr directed' against the heights to the mouth or" Mount Saint Marie and to tlie south-east of Tliaon all have been repulsed. RUSSIAN ADVANCE A SURPRISE fog which during the past icw days 'hampered military operations the Aisuc seems to'.havt! bio t A alsc so ir is the receipt of news is concerned, the, entire y.onc: of the continental fight- ing; -The direction in which the Ger- man reinforcements are being moved, whether to'the east or to the west, continues to fce a prolifje source 01 On Mafia of German Pirate Craft are Accounted Cruiser Won Great Running Fight With Few Casualties London, Xov. AVUS officially; rtnnomu-L'd in London today that- German cruiser Euidon has been driven ashore and burned. The Emden was destroyed in the .Bay of Bengal' bv the Australian cruiser Sydney. She way driven., ashore on an island of the Coco group. The Sydney sighted the Emden yesterday morn- ing. With superior-speed she at once elosed in and gave battle. The Cjorman boat could not escape. t (There a running fight at the end of which -the burning from the 'shells of (.he Australian' boat, was beached.. The casualties on the Sydney are said to have been slight. EMDEN HAD CUT BRITISH CABLE Tokio, Nov. German cruiser Emden, pursued, by the Australian, cruiser Sydnes', has'been beached on one of the Coco Islands. According to reports-reaching "Tokio, the captain and most of the crew- of the Emden were saved. Previous to the engagement with the Sydney the Emden cut the British cable connec ing the Coco Island-; with the outside world i 1 KOENIGSBURG BOTTLED UP stringent ipphiMlioi 01 censor t snip forbid the t aiibiiibsion ot the1 London Gorman truisei Koenig burp which disabled the Bel-nan oPiual stitemcut in 5 BI tish cruiser I ega-uis some wecltE afo has been (bottled up at Mafia Island 1U L mt, t-hc Mst oi the an on t] e coast o[ (_ ormdll East Atr CA, by the MocKadu g of the channe1 tothe nouncement out hirbor s- 0 LD SI VI I t London Nos JO 1 tO p I ondon Vdmiraltj f I his search res il ed October 30 rroclam-tion the Gcnnaiib titPment which --nnources the dc m K.icuigshera at Brussels .specially threatens, ac- struciion nf the Kntrteii.m the Indian! by B. II. S. Chatham j Oapt. Sidney to a "desTifch to Reuters Ocean an" the lotting up of R Diun Lowe hiding m shoal frcpi Vmsterdim to stop tlie dis on the east coast oi tti a out miles up the Ruiiji itv tribntion oi'iooii by-tlie American re- rica, says: CT, opposite Mafia Island, German lief' commission- among tlie nnemploy- "After the whereabouts of the East Africa. Owing to a great draught ed unless the Belgians to KoeniLSiert, Ind Lecn indicated tne Cha ham could not ieach the Lou ton Not 10 Hie C crmaiis trc ittiLk on the Pegasus on fcep i Koeni sberg when probablv Is hive tlci oTinsive n tl e t inLei It a cuncentratioi 01 Fast aground except IL high witer SCHOOL TRUSTEES DRAW KNIVES AT MEETING ireless, cable from Sv la is held r-> the Ot- oter the congcsteJ cables the tonnu government which is> ictusing na depirimcnt contmtid to c-ill to transmit messaces Both ships todav for. i report from the Armored haie 1 itrkisli pilots on boaill trmser Carrluia m the are fannliu the inuicndeUls anil terraiiean on whicli American blue! navy .officials expect'that lacfets had heen landed at Beirut for! the commanders get m touch; the protection of Americans Aless th" department scon ages were going cjt to tlr crui C VHOI IN SINK Jin v." rtarM waters Man 10 The difhuiltv 01 communicating' iiert fiom "Montreal alliges with tht make i icplj uncer that the North Carolina bib been U> tain nicfaaagps ma> Le for sunk off Beirut I he Press warded h> courttby some 01 the lias no ind mc Biitish in those rs The fie report ib discredited t settled until (he full extent of the Russian'operations along the German border is known. The'phenomenal speed of-the siaii' advance excites the wonder and admiration of British observers, some of whom believe that the whole oper- ation must he a gigantic cavalry raid.' Petrograd. reports Ineh hghtiuj, m tlie the Caucuses while irom both and" hate come dcs patches-setting forth "the n sumption of activity along the River Danube and: the River Drina. Both sides claim sueeessea here, but neither indicates any decisive result "FAVORS ALLIES -.tHavre via Paris NOV 10 14' p situation in Flanders todav shows'.relatively little- change, with elicht improvements in favor of the allies, according to the Helgiatt oi fieial communication made public in Havrs today. vicinitv of and Dixmude, where, cruisers arranged- by the Admir- s pieuous -ittcmpts to bit vK a A> in I ast aters and a through the.allied lines and gain the -thorough and. prolongqd search .by n st pi I rancc lepulsed thesp in- conibiiKition was after the most severe tighting of the made, war, in? the east the Russian advance giurds ue halting on 1 oth fhi east Prussian and Poseu borders, and it is'-helibvtnl that the Germans have jivcii up their -first, plan of resistance to the fltussian advance on on which had prepared along .-the iriver ULPLIN S S RUaSl DEFIOATED According to' the German report the Rucbidi b 1mL "uiierid i on the east-Prussian frontier, where The "Sydney" of the Australian, fleet is a cruiser of the Chatham "type commissioned only last year. Sheets a400, with poner I Her armament ia uot known. ALBERTA STOCK NOW BARRED AT CHICAGO; SEATTLE IS OPEN YET s HI tilt liltst embargo onlne mbp choii cucasbts of cattle icaLl 1 Icrc t ill in a, h ol other ruminants or svme thev lost men and some ma- chine guns but 01 the fi0htmi, else where Jn tiiis region Berlin says noth- ing. Theif been no in tl L t-ast m the Lntagements Russian and Iiitaish frontier guauls in the L iiitaGUb or the bo-iibirdmuil oi poi s i .Medicine Hat, Nov. row at ii school board in n rural -district south of Walsh, last night, resulted .in knives being drawn in a stab-1 biny affray. trustees were badly cut up and a third "with his son is in custody. All are Finns. The father and son. were brought here by Sergt. Ashe but as the affair.took place in Saskatchewan they will be taken to Jlaplo Creek for trial. Tsing Tail Was Handed Over to Japan Today MIGHT LET.PRINCE GO British Make Increase iiij Pensions Increase in Som" Cases Nearly Settle Criticism to iviuoWs aniliorptien-Sv is ctmsidcr- j ijh mTCasel lilc sc, aidtol "0 allcr Canuck .Troops March in London London. Nov. Ger man Etronghold of Tsing.Tau, according to a despatch le ceivcd by the Central News from Shanghai, was uncondi- tionaiiy handed over to Japan at 10 o'clock this morning. London, Nov. Prince of .Wales, who. since he joined the nm at tl e of the -uai li is been imnortunms his father and-Lord Kitchener go to the frout probabh; spon will have his -wish gratified.'-1." The Prince may. join Sir John French's staff, on-the-continent. Ii to si )ermtndent Ualker oi the C. P'.1 K. and orders were1 sent to all staucife on t i thu hipnier ii> fcr stat uni'e nar a ttme i ot It, ac icsula is under inJ Lam dian and all faio ti b well is looi1- bk I OL otlri louder or nianuie Ihis ai i pi cs to shipments en lout rsiStoc'v ttr jmmediU" !auahteL will ,t t ike 1 he Mmn-scti State Lu e i btoc Sain Hoard i sued th or iders md tie Initel Mates Depart "meat of plated the qiiarintne NO shipment lor the 1 nion Sto k Clncigo will hes i qci, plcl c cc t horspb and and it expires n ______ meals are allowed to enter the states under quarantine unless the hides, horns and lioois have l.een removed. The quarantine against Canadian shipments is not because any "pres- ence of the disease in the Dominion, but to prevent the return of infected cattle cars to the United Dtlauir added to tit list oi! qlarant nc states because of of the disease at mmetoT Mainland Now York. Mass- ichusetts and Iowa are alco quaran lined T i still has an outlet fw stock into tht, markets by oi ind the other ports nf en In to the west the western that the ciubtgo being open jto Canadian m loth nts 1 he cfloct c i the on ship ments Irom Southern Alberta .will. he extended I he Soo lire has inti mated thpt it i ill not ship _ ind other road connecting with Canadian roads tc considerable, as may be seen from BOY WAYLAYS LORD KITCHENER 41You Are Teo Young Sonny; Wait for a While London, Xov. to join the anm a Ramsgate lad, Reginald Smith whose fatlici and five served thn colors, ian iwav from homt wnlKed to Lonaon wierc he call od. first at .Buckingham Palace and [then at New Scotland and asrfed London, Xov. slackness in to soo Kitehenei the recruiting in limjUnil has been chance the Secretary of State Lair of Cruiser Karlsruhe Has Been Located 1UHU _____.....0 ____ ________ _____ the following data collected bv feiuv hate pi ittd on the stoci enntendent ttalitts oflici named ments ot stock for imme j Cars TC ordered lor this week is I dnte slaughter be oonsf ncdrfo I follows Nanton 22 cars of mixed the when1 the United States stoct for Oalgarv Lethbndgc 10 bureau of animal industry maintains (Continued on Page Foreign BornsWould Aid Red Cross Fine Meeting at Mineis Hall Last Night Indicates Desire to Help Leaden. Nov. government has mide pul he the del ills oi i new phu for allonantrs ind veiibioib to inces will It pud for uuui _.._ thr of the soldius ind lolificalion of death 'given a nilip-liy the mauhing of Home for Wai tailed at the vnrd aid sailors mtctinj., fulij Uic di i w idow with f uir t uldrcn will of the crack territorial and stopped bv the bov mauds made bj tho sou tlists nn 1 tlic i now ro civi i minimum of twenty today's proceeding; through the si tots Patting the bo, on the shoulder, workmen s pailj the plin gtr a loiif i shill nps niblead of U wees'- of London in connection with the Lord Kifchenei said, "You are too wav to me t the criticisms of Ij widow rem mage will re- inauguration of the Lord in joung, connj' Wait until you get old- scheme and it is believed tcive tlic minimum gratuity of SU5 tho Canadian and other domih-jer" will be the of more enlistments i of Sb5 lolil will1 ion trcops part. The boy whose father oihB it the Prbyisicis are niadc in the plan mu a pension of uom 11 shillings Kiom'ull sections of tiie coiinli'v Rafaisgnte railway station, is to bo for state assistance tathecb mrlh for fui a Hit i- man of tie low- come reports oiVtii incicas.nt; numter'sent to a mllita-v tialning school in in xOf mothers' dependtttts" of !tst nut to J3 ihlhnt frfr a nwi- cf Foi lhat his aiiiottion ma> be real mained men of nc! man with I utc i t dinbuigli London Nov otlctr fie heigh1 Prutl wn bv Gei j Iwo hundred or more workmen ot( the objects of thr Kcd t-ross lading mau kirslruhe oft the cotsll North Lethbiidge tur nnmritv ot1 parUcuIai on ihc fact that o, ttan, Sd'VirS'ir'hlS, 'L, into Mm i to an) of the sirring nations Utcr these iddrcs-cs their uai iranslatid bi foreign mUnti. pnseot anil ciplaiied oi Bnml has arrived Iicri. He miners the Karlsruhe is using an island call- p t, href a-, i c, iling ind sup !of birth ctoudcd nh anil that there tho Germans Ms la stoics laru qnantitj of coal ai d North Lcthhndgc night to consider tliov bv" rtlicj in times storm and stress. Louis Moore was .chairman for occasion' and the 'speakers ml J la-tj tf ADMITS DEMOCRAT ELECTED Colo Nov Sta P Chairman Stow art concedes the Stew ait election of United States Senator i herd Dr Stenatt cvpUmcd liarles S Tliomas (Democrat over i ]ect of the C inadian Patriotic Hcpubllcaii, by at h" is chain lUfct, while Mr. sav that, Lcth I t will to us sbare to rclici. suffering K (lie n oundod Mi ;