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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 11, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIII. LETHBKIDGE. ALBERTA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1915 NUMBER 281 A'CW York. .Nov.: Bcl- Jou, the foremost military writer in Eurxipe, makes a very logical and reasonable estimate and figures out that the German effectiveness will begin to decline about the beginning .of the new year or "very little lat- er, say the end of January, at the very latest. "More reasonable estimates reduce that time to the 'course of December, while estimates which hate very great authority behind them'place the turn of affairs in the month ol No- vember itself." Geneva, via Paris, Nov. Dispatches received from Athens say the Greek general staff has decided to put into training ail citizens who have not done mili- tary service. The effect of this action, it is said, will be to raise the strength of the Greek army to half a million officers and llcrlin by wireless to Sayville, N. V., Nov. 11. troops com- manduil by 'General HoVadjieff, have "Mountie" Waits 6 Hours for Doctor After Being Hurt ALEXANDER ZAMIS Successor to Venizclos In Greek premiership who has been defeated by the Venizelos war party. HON. ROBT. ROGERSSPEAKS AT MAJESTIC TO-MORROW NIGHT KOliKUT HOUKKX iJ. win warfi the aly iomor- rotl' from I lie east anil mill reiiiaiu -until Ilir, moriiinijj irlien lie proceeds to Calgary. On his arrival here. Ire unit lie welcomed by membrrx of lit" Patriotic ('uMiiiil- tcc. In Ike In: Ilia big mass meeting to (ilc llie Patriotic Fund annp'ji'jn. The meeting will In: held in (lie Majestic Theatre, ami will lie presided over by A. president of the local branch of Hie Patriotic Fund. The Mayor, Mr. S. 'Ball, and ilif wruilim uj I'm: local of tin: I'atriotid Fund Killomnpii scuts on Hie platform. Kail icill e.eplain Ilia plans in connection ii'ilh the. new Killii: Jtt'yiiitcnt. Mr. Koyers (i forceful speaker and his is lionntl to br, .interesting and inspiring, tie will deal icith the war, espc- ciaUy the purl Canada is taking and is prepared to lake. Passengers Swamped the Times Calls it the Blackest Outrage Since Sinking of Lusitania crossed the Morava river, iu Scrviu, at several places, according to the oflicial statement issued today at the -German army lie ;id quarters. In the mountains south of western Morava, 'the statement adds, Serbians been made.' prisoners. The pluck of mounted policemen while on patrol duty has been t-Amu- ited in the cose of Constable Murphy, of Coutts, who was brought to the city yesterday afternoon, and taken to Gait hospital, suffering Irom a deep gash in his leg from barbed wire.' While riding at night his horse encountered a barbed tvira fence, and threw the constable, who in some way was severely cut by the wire. The constable managed to reach a farm residence where he had to wait fcr six hours while a doctor was brought from a distance of nearly 50 j miles to dress the woundi. Suspend License on Charge of Selling Liquor to Indian The license of the wholesale liquor store operated by H. Mayer, on Fifth street has been suspended by the pro- vincial license department following i a conviction by Supt. Pennefather last week, on a charge ot selling li- quor to an Indian. lur. Mayer has en- tered an appeal against the convic- tion, which will likely be heard in I supreme court. Mr. Mayer claims that the liquor was sold in the ordinary way to another man who afterwards supplied the Indian in 'the case. KELLY IS EXTRADITED j London, Nov. H. The Italian steamer Ancona was not sunk with- out warning, according to info mo- tion obtained from survivors landed .Chicago, Ml., Nov. Kelly, millionaire contractor, wanted at Winnipeg for alleged frauds in connection with the construction of the Parliament buildings, was ordered extradited by United States Commissioner Lewis Mason today. The Commissioner's decision was based largely on a record of an investigation of the KeMy case made by the Commission at Win- nipeg. Little evidence was taken In this city, where Kelly was ar- rested a month ago. He has been confined to jail at Waukegan, III., a cuburb. Steamer Stopped Dead London, Nov. n._The Stefani news dispatch from Tunis says; ''The commander of the Ancona, who reachc.-f here Thursday, declares the at Malta, by Renter s correspondent j submarine gave his vessel the signal and cabled here. The Austrian sub- to stop. The first sign of the pres- ence of ttie submarine was shells from a distance of live miles which grazed the steamer. The Ancona stopped Cape Breton Senator Dead Sydney, "N. S., Nov. Wil- liam Macliay, M.D., -senator Nf-Sij'rjilEi: at: his Reserve, -neat. Sydney. Senator Mac- .Kay hail been-ill and "gradually fail- inn; for a little over a-week.'He-was stricken with a weakness of the hearb on Sunday, Oct. 31, while proceeding in his .automobile to. .the General hos- pital at Glace Bay, II) miles from he'was to-perform a; critical operation. .Brought, back to his home at the., doctor be- came worse, and little hope for his' recovery was held "out. He'was ap- pointed" to the senate by the Borden government in 1012..He was a Con- servative. Ottawa, Ont., Nov. sys- tem by which the'canteens run in connection with the regiments in the mother country have been farmed out to contractors who take profits, has been abolished.. 1 Sir yam Hughes, minister of mil- Engineers' Recruits Given Send Off Russians Break Austrian Lines and Enemy Flees marine which overhauled her after a long, stern chase, gave the command- er a brief respite to permit the re- moval of passengers, but indescrib- able panic which was begun among immigrants on hoard as soon as the underwater craft was sighted, was j responsible for the loss of many lives. i In the mad rush for safety, men, wo- I men and children overwhelmed the boats, several of which were l turned before they could he lowered; j .Many of the occupants fell into the sea ami were drowned. The passengers agree, the corres- pondent says, that shots fired around the steamer by the submarine, ap- parently to hasten the loading of (the boats, added to the panic. i the Russians claim a considerable .success which is said to' have result- ed in breaking the Austro-German and to have culminated in a re- :at during which numbers of fleeing Be'rlin, by 'wireless to. Sayville; N! Y., Nov. troops hare .systematically evacuated the forest district to the west and south-west of Splok, west of Riga, because it has "Seen transformed into swamps by says the official announcement made today at quarters: German .army head- A company of 250 men. is wanted from the Lethridge district for the new 80th Battalion- of 'Calgary, and Lieut. Goddard reached the city to- day to conduct "the recruiting "of these men. He has opened offices next door to the offices of, the 39th Battery on Third avenue, and ia now prepared to accept recruits. Lieut Qoddard states that'If the full company is secured, It will be bfl-IDr. J. A. Cla: London, NTov. acute revival of. the submarine issue, chiefly in tiia Mediterranean, accompanied by gener- The twenty-seven menvbers of the al offensive activity by Russians on treat Canadian engineers recruited here the eastern front, makes the war .soldiers were drowned'in addition to tl.uring the past week by "W. news read today like a repetition oi i leaving Austrn-Germans. as pris- wcre sent east last night to Ottawa, history six months old. i oners. In. the Riga area, Russians by Captain Peters, who 3 wo re in the j" Along the southern extremity oi j maintain .they arc more than holding men, yesterday. i the- Russian line, to the west of their own. West of Riga the Rus- The men were given a great send-' CzartiryskL" where desperate battles; sians have consolidated positions they off by members of the Sons of Eng- have been, under -way several, weeks, recently won. ____________ land, who went to the depot in a j [body. The detachment was taken east liil a social The. men., .will be at "Ottawa, ;and it is e'xpect- ed'i.TVili be sent to England at The 'members of the Alexander Gait Chapter, of the Daughters of the, Em- pire presented each member of the de- tachment with handkerchiefs and socks, and'a, case of apples was sent to the car. The men greatly appre- ciated the gift. Captain Peters states that this de- tachment contains largest per: centage of Americans and Canadians he has secured anywhere for the En- gineers. In the party of 27 there were 7 Canadians, T Americans, 7 English- men, 4 Scotchmen, 1 Irishman and Jl Belgian. Healthy Increase in Bank Clearings A healths- increase In bank clearings continues to be evident in the weekly figures. The total clearings lor the week ending today are as against a total of for the same week of last year. WILL OPPOSE PASTOR'S REMOVAL Calgary. Alta.r Nov." church congre lated in Lethbridge until called for. The 80th is toeing commanded "by Col. Naismith, and was authorized some weeks ago. In all five companies, are raised, tour for strength and one for T ree wffl be quarto ed at past twelve years, leave without a struggle. Although Dr. Ciark told the mem. bers plainly when they met last night to consider what action they should take on. his that the step was Irrevocable, a resolution pass Canadian will. ed, requesting ihe Prertyterv which conform to Canadian ami yju_Sa meets this afternoon to oppose the re: eignation and removal of their beloved conduct-their-own- canteens. Fronts j er at Lethbridge. will be administcreu.by.a committee for the benellt o! the corps. No liquor will bo" sold' in llie" canteens. UNVEILS MEMORIAL TO INDIAN TREATY OF SUSPENDED FIVE LICENSES Regina, Nov. a, I _others. gathering of Indians from all t! Edmonton, AltR... Nov. The At- torney-General's department, suspend- ed five licenses yesterday for infrac- tions of the Liquor act, in serving liquor to intoxicated '.men, soldiers The hotels to fall under "lie the ban are Richelieu, Castle, Leland, tribes' included in the Qu'Appelle treaty of Liaut.-Govenior Lake today unveiled the treaty memorial at Port Qu'Appelle, which has been erected o? the Saskatche- wan branch: of the Western Art asso- ciation. Brunswick and Jasper. The Empire hotel, whose license was Nov. change is reported from the Balkan front than at any time since the new campaign began. It.is now definitely establish- ed that the French are not in posses- sion, of the Serbian town of Veles. ilcad." Worst Since Lusitania London; Nov. edi- torially on the sinking of the Ancona the Times describes it as the "black- est outrage since the Lusitania." "The Ancona was outward says the Times, "and therefore could not- have been carrying munitions. Wo feel sure that the high-spirited Ital- ian nation will insist on reparation or revenge. Whether American opin- ion will be moved we cannot predict or surmise. We can hardly anticipate that the fain of the Ancona will do more than the fate of the Lusitania, Arabic or Hesperian." Another Big Munition Plant in States Burns Trenton, N.J., Nov. big wire rope mill of John A. Roebling, Sons Co., and a fiuriv her of nearby dwelling houses were destroyed by a fire which started about one o'clock today, and was still burning, 'although under control four :-later. The origin of the fire, .which started in the rooc mill, had-not been determined at an early hour today. The Roebling plant, in- recent years has had several fires, the most serious of which occurred taet January, entailing a loss of Hn addition to manufacturing The matter of the Kiltie Regiment was talked, of at -the Board of Trade luncheon .today. W. J. Nelson ex- plainefl: that men would be recruited from the.'entire. military1 district No. 13, covering the whole of Alberta, and said that the necessary arrange- ments were going forward and that recruiting would start ia a few days, j It was-thought'best not to commence I Ifacleod, Nov recruiting-Tor this regiment'-until the' the first womidea nero to return to Macleod Soldier Who Lost Leg at Front, Returning vacancies in the 39th battery caused Macleod from the front, is expected by the draft of fifty men, had been j here any his parents re- filled. However, the battery was now ceived intimation todav that ha sali- It is unofficially reported that both completed, and the arrangements of from the old country on October details in .connection with 29. Watson, who enlisted in Macleod, wings of the Bulgarian forces invad-, ;ing Macedonia are threatened by the Angio-Frftich advances, while .-the Serbians, are said to have resumed the offensive in the region of Babuna Pass, where they recently Buati'on will not let important success. Serbians are .also- .rk, their pastor for the to. established complete communication with the allies. Th. report; if true, insures the temporary safety of Monastlr. SET MONEY pastor. CALGARY EXPECTS Calgary, Alta., Nov. tiona are now being carried on, even- prospect of a successful con summation, whereby the city of CaP gary wfil soon receive in good, hard cash. The two millions suspended somo few weeks ago, was I will put the city, tinanciallv on easy restored to good standing last night and on the sunny side of tint at 7 p.m. I popular thoroughfare. POURED OIL IN WELL TO IMPRESS VISITORS the foiniaiiou of the 'Kiltie regiment were nearing completion. New Officers Join the 39th Battery Lieut. Findlay o'f Toronto, reached was a member ot the and--took part in the opening engage- ments of the Canadian troops He took part in the Laneemareq battle, where the Tenth covered' themselves with glory, but shortly afterwards was wounded in the leg by.. shrapnel, which necessitated the amputation m the leg below the knee. Watson, who is quite a young man, gun barrels, the concern is alto said to have large orders fop chains and barbed wjre for Euro- pean governments. Million Damage Approximately o'ne ;miMion dollars damage done by the fire" Due to the fact that the company has or ders for war material for rumors were in circujStloh that the fire was of incendiary; origin. Notbihg has been found to substan- tiate such rumors. The building in which the .company is planning to make gun barrels for European beJligerents is some .-dis- the -burned structure. The company gave out the follow- ing: "We cannot explain the- cause 6C the" fire. About men are throwV out of employment as a reaulj. We wMl .use new buildings about com- pleted, arid expect to be In operatlpEi within two months HALF MILLION Kansas'City, Nov. persons killed and 36 injured in last night's tornado, at Great Bend, Kansas, according to a long distance. the city ..today, .and: wiH.be attached i ims ]ived in Macleod for a number of message ironi Great Bend7 at 930 to the'39th Overseas-Battery, here, years, and was exceedingly popular morning It was the mrst direct He reported, to Major. Stafford today. (jn town. He look grpat interest m communication with the cene of the It is understood, that.-he Is a qualified sport, especialH football, and was a St0rm Six of the injured are m artillery officer. Sergt-Major" Mooreiiea'd has been transferred from'the 13th O.M.R. to the Battery. member of the team who won the Rogers tropln two jears ago On his arrival in town he is sure meet with a great reception. Calgary, Nov. Fletch- tain's new war committee of Cr was again on the stand in the the cabinet during- the; tcmpor- -f> conspiracy charges: laid agninsl Geo View Marshal ary absence of Kitchener it was officially an- nounced toilav will consist of Premi r Asquitii, .1 Halfojui, First Lord of the Ad- miralty Daurt Lloyd George, E. Buck''of the Blact. Diamond Co., and said that instructions from the accusei, the witness had. about putting oil in The 'sluice and putting London, Nov. U. Sir Edward Grey, British foreign secretary, told tho houso of commons today that he himself had expressed a desire to re- sign at the time iscount H ildane left'the cabinet. "But'for-the crisis m public artairs I would tfome so, said the foreign.secretary bir Edward said he regarded Lord- Hi! dane's resignation as a loss to pub j He service. When the new coalition cabinet was formed last May, Vis- count Haldane was succeeded as Lord had also been put ,n the Sliuce'H'S" Chancellor bj Baron Uuckmas the time the DuKe's parly out at ter ol the fields and one individual had told Fletcher that it was a etude job; Fletcher drew a distinction between wheat May 3, 1914; poured a gallon of crude oil in the well itself. The former was i December wheat oil into the sluice at the Black Dia- a joke, but Uie latter serious and November oatt m6nd well This, said, he thought, he not anything to do Ministsr of Munitions An- was a jolc, but Buck had wanted 11, with it Bonar Law and Ilegm- done to impress i jjariv that was) At the afiernoon session of th% Chancellor of coming out To still further impress court, Roj Minn gau> evidence Ho aid McKcina, Excheqlifr them Fletcher had been told to In- struct thf guard, liiidgc, (o (Ire a few V "i" I bhotb ul tiio to scare them ofi, sworo tlmt IIP poured oil into the tail er, and it down the'well at Buck's orders, J Decembtr. flax WEATHER MeBRIDE TO QUIT IN SOON Victoria, activity ly stated that Sir Rtcliairi will he 'in political, circles here .-.Cur Ing the squeezed out of "the government-ami- nail few dajs has leSulted in A Hood be gnen the position now hi Id M of rumors regarding the po sibilit) i Air I H lurntr as comnnssionoi of an election in the neai future i for British Columbia in'.'.England. i great niau> of these come ihe personnel of tht is from mcsponsibie sources there is in open secict in political circles enough autlientic mfoimation obtain j lion Pr and illon Thomas able to show that is j not have any place in it i plinttnii, i sin prise for the people cf the latter because he has been a con the province ihrre is some doubt is stanl source of and the foi to the exact" nature of the coup, but s mcr because oi his connection with it mav he stated on the best ui tht Athuthnot-Paciflc Coast Coal thority .that ah election will be held mines deal Alcssrs C E Tis before the Lbristmas scison I he premier Sir Richard McBnde is at pnscnt confuted to his 1 ome AM In a cold Bouser is in full I ind although his mti mates refuse, to divulge any informa- tion it is sold that tne original phn of tisurpuiR Sir Kiclmd s positnn for his semoes both recently and in has the the past is named as the new scna attorney beng advised by his friends tor from British Columbia Not long that the primp minister is necessary ago a photograph was tatcen in Vic- High Low Foricitt: Fulr JiKi cold, dall C riwnerrclt and Lome Cimpbcll will be the new minion of the mimstrj vcr members Of the other Vancoti Mr H H has been slated as chairmani.of. the labor commission at a salary ol 000 per innum and Di Maguire, is a reward to win the eleclion iml tona by that Sir Richard rcnnin as ihe i of the nominal leader until A htu date On ser riumerfeit; Tisdall, Ross the other hand, it is most confident, 1 Campbell. a well known photographer, lowing group Bow and dangerous condition -Property dam-< age is estimated at French Liner Sunk Rome via Paris, Nov. Ger- man submarine has sunk the liner France, according to a dispatch a to the uiornale d'ltal- ia: tThe attack" occurred Sunday morning. The crew was saved faiid landed at Cagliari The steamer France was a vosseFoE tons gross She was built it 1897.7 and owned b" erale des Transports Maritimes Marseilles. The steamer has been eraUx used in the Mediterranean and South American trade. The last rec- France shows that she. was at Algiers September 22 last. COUNTERMANDED CONTRACTS, THE END OF WAR Port Angels.'Wash., Nov.- 1. who arrived from dav, the Allies have counter- orders for western horses tor war nurnoses within, the last. In- dicating possibility of termination ot the war Lenard had arranged i6 Mil severe! horses to E E Potnjjf of tie who had orders to buy'i horses for the Allies Lenard a letter from the AUlM' 4l- cut cancelling all orders for konil, with a suggestion tlio order to Powell mijr bt ;