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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 12, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta w V USE VOLUME yti. But; Attitude-tp; Proposed Irrigation .Scheme is Not a Knock 10 MEtllfcOft LH1ST the truth, the 'whole truth antt' nothing but the truth about Irrigation and its possibilities." That is' the attitude: oC the farmers the river, and they are taking the very in the world to rind put truth Since the peti tions .for the. early commencement of work'1 on ttie Old Man, River diversion project from the farmers in the Iron Springs district to the Dominion gov eminent have gone forward, farmers in. the Saions and, Coalhurst districts and several in l'the Gleichen and StrathhiQre .districts, .who have been having'f hard fight Mo innlio irriga- tion pay 4iavB registered the r ob jections fco tbev sehtenie Tbisthas 'init'thcs farmers to the on a search 1'or knowledge, and to this their working; as as J. F. Percival, lias completed" arrangements for a gigan- tic mass''meeting to be held at the Coalhurst theatre Friday after- noon, "November 20, at wliich both Bides of-the anestion...wilf be heard, and the matter .thoroughly threshed out. 'I don't believe in hearing just one side Jlr. Percival, w'ho caller Herald office jesterdaj There are sides to ever) question, and the onlj to decide is to "hear them both and then draw .conclusions Tins ention bring out nbase- the rontroveisv, and upon -fts delibeia tioatrjsiSi reatjjjtte attitude of the farmers 1n our district tow aid the-pro. posed Old Man er project It is' thereipie, ot vital importance that farmer attend whether he wants irrigation, or not The following prominent speakers will addre'as the convention: W. H. Fail-field, superintendent of the Leth- liridge.ExperimentaLFarm; S. S. Dun ham. chairman.: ofV. the Rural Rela- tions committee of the Lethbrldge Board of Trade Di J S Stewart M p p W A Buchanan M P OR jUarnoch president of the the other side of the storv from W D Trego and N Jlayes.'.Olclcheii. Question of the Status German Dukes Raised London status of two se'ini-British-Dukes, who are HOW lighting in the German armv against England, the Duke of Cumberland and tbe Duke of Albans be de bated 1n the House of Commons to morrow, on a question to be put by Sivift JIacNeill, KG Nationalist member ior South Donegal, v.ho is anxious to know bow Prennei Asquith proposes to deal with these tuo ecus George of. England Mr iMacNeitl will urge that be de prived'of their British peerages HIM titles, and their seata m the House of liords.' The Duke of Albany who has also the title'of Duke of Saxe Cobourg and Gotha, is a first cousin of King George He has a commission in one British., and several German regi- ments -His n ife is a daughter of the Duke of achlesnigHolsteln The Duke of Cumberland is second cousin of1 the Kins He horn, in 1845, and 18 a general in the Biltish army and a colonel In the Austrian aruiy He married a daughter of King Christian IX of Denmark The matter of the more favored treatment accorded influential Ger mans ill England, will c-e raised b> Harry K Newton, Unionist member for Harnicn, Essex, who pioposes to question Howe Secretary McKenna to wM British granted to Baron Bruno Schroeder, a banker, since the outbreak of the ai ALL STATES CLOSED TO CANADIAN CATTLE Chief Deipatcher Fisher of the' division of the night recchcd ad vice from the United States officials, thiough the Calgary office ot the railwav, that the embargo on cattle, sheep and entering the United States, would applj to eiery Stale fa'the Union, so that all American markets are non cloiwl to Canadian stock, ei ceuf for Immediate slaughtei LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. THURSDAY; NOVEMBER 12, 1914 NUMBER 282 AFTER DESPERATE JATTLE, ALLIES FIRM GERMAN OFFENSIVE IS SPENT IN VAIN EVERY MEMBER SHOULCf JEE THERE Business others in- terestedVitt welfare London, .N'ov French official report today is distinctly encourag- ing. Jt shows tliat the greiitcumulative and possl'bly final effort of the enemy to break through the Allied lino north of Ui liassee lias spent itself. This tremendous effort has resulted in the rather barren sain or Oixmudo, but In _ front and wont of Dixmude lies the still unbroken French and Belgian line, ;y strongly entrenched along the raised 'tenlc of the Vser canal. Until tnu Yser canal Is forced the Herman objective of Dunkirk is definitely arrested. The.line stands firm after one of the most desperate onslaughts of the war to date. proaches of Vprcs, in the region 1'aris, Nov. The Kiench ollicial' Zonnebcckc and to tlic cast of Ar-i slatcrae'nt given out in Paris this al- mentieres. tcrnoon says that the lighting, on the "There has licen no dianse in the left wini; continues with- violence and positions held by the British army has been characterized with alternate which repulsed the attacks ol tlie advances and retirements without im- enemy and particulaily an oitensivo nurlancc. Generally speaking the movement undertaken by a dctach- stalcmcnt declares that the battle incut of the 1'rn.ssian government. front shows no important cliange! "From the canal of as far since Xovcinbrr 10. as, and up to, the river Oise there The have been minor engagements. "On our left wing the' lighting still I "In the region of the river Aisnc, continues with violence and has been in Uic neighborhood of Vallley sjhould not fail to attend open meeting of the Hoard 01" Trade tonight at the Jioard rooms Gait, Gardens. Am- ong other mauvis, mere will be'discussed the nresent civic government, and it is hint'Ml that there will he "some doin's." MONARCHIS STRONG FOR IRRIGATION GOEBEN DAMAGED; NIGER TORPEDOED despatch received from Constantinople says that the Turkish cruiser Goebcn was penetrated by a shell at her water lino dur- ing the recent 'bombardment of the Dardanelles by tiio allied Anglo-French fleet. Tho damage inflicted Is described as -.serious. The Qocbcn is one the two German cruisers taken over iiy lurKey after the outbreak of the war. boilers burst immrdial; appcared and caused Monarch farmers are greatly inter- ested in- tlie -proposed irrigation we scheme, with, the Old Man River London, Nov. tor- sUuck. Her jicclo gunboat N'igir has been added to the list.of those sunk by German J crew were below submarines. The Niger was torpedoed at dinner when the torpedo struck in the Downs, anil foundered, but all1 (he ship, and orders to close wa-' her olhcers and crew were bayed. I Itr tight doors were shouted Irom A DARING KA1D I the bridge. When thb crew flew to Deal, Nov. 12, a.m. ohey one of them observed the Thousands of. persons witnessed Ihc foam following the1 course of Hie tor- siiikitiT off Deal tit the Mrilish torpe- pedo. The explosion followed arid a do (fuuboat. by a Gorman sub- large hole was made just before the marine while lying in the Downs op-; bridge in the forward part ol the positc the pier' head. At noon ,1 loud: vessel. report of an explosion was heard, I THOMiSblM! dens- columns of black smoke were Hints were immcJiatjU laimciieel m- to arise and the Niger almost; cludinp two lifcooats, and the Convention Next day to Consolidate Stock Interests of Province One week [rom today, on November all day, the Western elation will hold; R. R. Davidson First Candidate to Announce for Economy MRS. A. REID MAY RUN Elections for' school trustees v ill .be'the next item'of interest on tht programme of munlbioal affans 1 fihe elections .take place on "Won day, December 1J the nouuu.i will he made >on the Monday precddlliSf Decembei 7 Tiustees H Si'O'JI General AWerson Makes Him- self Acquainted in a Way Soldiers Like of .a few days, when they will have ad- dresses from 'authorities on ?.Ir, Mlebucai-is. enthusiastic about Ihe proposed scheme. He thinks ii assure- the future ot this south- ern and., every fanner he 1 meets-SB of the -same opinion. He feels that there .should be a united and- movement to bring about thy adoption of the scheme. meeting at Monarch wilt be held at 2 oVloclc next Monday aftemoo'n. TOLD OF WET CANTEEN Que., Nov. letter, to the. Montreal Star, 'written from Uustarcl Camp, Salisbury F'iain, mi: President of the is Dead arv Nov. J. TregUluBjj. Two: Letters From Salisbury Sam Visited the Big Camp HAS BEEN SOME RAIN Tvei one in town knows Bill or he Charlie more porculaiiv ChaUton Inspector Morgan's Appreciat- ion of Work Being Done Critic-zed BOARD YEAR NEARLY UP Althoush last nights meeting wab known largely occupied in nutteib of rout isn t a me tne Public School Board regul itions ire date of October 23, 'from a. wltlL, the pi diers training in Etnglai Qenerai Alderson's popularity with -two jays' illness. ironi 'I! Canadian. :and, tells 'of''died1 hecc tiiis morning' early, ifte: ______ ___. pularUy with tlie Dominion forces under him, and j of-'-tue-Liintcd Farmers of I smnl, bo> JU Letnmiago has'repoits Hami! stood with admiring eies -ind uotth ttei ed Bill mijesjcalh slap bills on hi ton and Inspectoi Morgan that ere optimistic in the Citizens of Lethb: cU-miit, an imitation to all south c-rn Alberta ranchmen and farmers! who produce stock 1 I he me" tint, has hctn tailed 1OB. the purpose of inizing the As- sociation on broader lines than those on which it has been conducted .in the; past with the object of consolidating, in one strong co opcratiie bodi the. rapldU growing stock interests." pi Uberta It is now prettj general- ly conceded that Alberta is a'lh well adapted ior the profitable laibin" and finishing of live, stock qf: jll kinds In fact there be no (liiest on that spcakmj, too great attii-ulturi' wealth of the pro-. Mnce can Ir more advantageously i id petuunentU utilized in tha Iteed ing iid feeding of itoc' than otlur waj lir count n has during recent jears pissing the stage of transition from to fatm- and now that the now; glazing I misun the cuttle-., will likely be itic in Citizens abridge children-ft dcrstandinfeS _, between and the "nrsler cleared up ind relations established' between all: said _ men would not be a fourth to make an ection necessarv yet the monej on an election Ior school tiubtees is nearly Always well spent It might be false economj to an because it-School. Boird now l! matteia, are aired at att election the ratepayers mifeht suggest a way to sale fiom to re-election. nd He conlraueo General So lar, only one candidate has an vldeison stopped at Silas Cameron is tlie d'nijshtcr of Sll Rodorkk, iThe hitori arr here on bnsfneaiv In nectlon with the Cameron estate, of wliich the acre Cameron field la a part. V f Reid t ,ooa rarc counts u not ou, O't place to sf eciall) insist on the mct- ormcn to keep an 6) c oti passengers IN from side streets Some of BEIRUT HARBOR "m dmers arc punchUous in this NORTH CAROLINA IN The .armoured-.crulser Tennea- see, In- the Mediterranean, re- pojted todav she had.been in wireless .Communication witii the crulser.Xorth Carolina yes the nlilp wafl safe in Beirut harbor. rtsccct Hut again others are not MONTREAL1 GUNNER SUICIDES London Noi (oroners in finest btSA on the bodj of. .Waiter Pendleton, a gunner at- tached to the Montreal Heavy Brl gnde, a being istnrnod ot "Suicide lemtorarlli i to the depot and Her1 loaded on the cars for Salisbun Plain tte ncre uuloadefi at station and were oil thp nnrch asa n at 2 10 a m for cainp Thiotigh iome mist-iKe we nUrdicd" 17 miles instead of eight miles, it is from heie to Lavlngton. 'The first day in camp was fine but up till toilnv (October SGI it has been raining. We are; stiil in tents, hut hone to changed soon "When marching .through Plymouth the people simplv went wild, cheering us at ei ery steo After loading on Ihe cars, the people puited along git- ing us candv, matches, ind, in fact; anything we'.'wantcd 'The Whole tno far Is some thing I won't forget rfor a long time to come Our onlv need now Is pay day, which hone-jto soon, 1 romO.. Ironhlo trying to coont v 6a Pice uloiiiiE moie than 3d teachersx Crantc for SperialvTeaehert Lctnliridnn come'? ia'tlig third class (Contmint i age 2) FRANK BARNARD FOR NEW LICOT.-GOV Ottawa, Ont, Nov 13 V> Patterson- of British Columbia will have completed his term of cities m December While there has been no announcement1 of his successor yet it is generally understood that Frank Oar naid a fo.tier r-ijiber of thet House of Commons, ther of Harrv foi Victoria, wii! on our western gram L.. lose wnich obtained prior to the time when the gram growers uo; ited in defence of their rights v- While toe question of marketing is .mdoiibt dlv of the first there are mam -other matters calling for united action among may le mentioned ive stock transportation and fteifeht rates Quarsntme anil Government reculat ons Taxation of gra'mg lanJs if Grazing privileges in 1 orcst Re- serves aid Iegisla pockets j hf insuring t iertlopment ot the nnMt certain agrauliuial tlfctrta, mil do (lontumd on paje ;