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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 13, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIII. UETHBRIDGE, ALBEUTA. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13, NUMBER 283 11I itiltEEK TROOPS MARCHING THE STREETS OFPIKAKU8 Cannot Remain in Well- paid Inactivity While Others Control War Policy of England London. Nov. 12, 10 is of- iiuallj announced that Winston Speii CM Churcliill, Chancellor ol the Duchy uf Lancaster, Has resigned from the cahinet, and will join the army in France. Mr. Churchill, ill Ills letter of re- signation, explains that lie agrtf.s in the formation of a small war council and appreciates the intention which Premier Asquith expressed to include him among its members. He foresaw the difficulties that the premier would have to face .in its composition, he states anil he makes no complaint be- cause the scheme was changed he- cause his work in tht.government na- turally closed. He said he could not acceph the position- of general re- sponsibility for the war policy with- out any effective share in its guidance and control; anil did not feel able in times like these to remain in well- paid inactivity. Mr. Churchill intends to explain the reason for his resignation at the sit- ting of the House on Monday. Ac- cording to the Times' parliamentary correspondent, Mr. Churchill will re- view the operations ol the admir- alty during his term as Lord and will justify the to and the Dardanelles The Times takes-till! view-that although Mr Churchill's action recalls the equally dramatic resignation of father, it is not .likely to clpse Americans Were Warned of Catastrophe to Beth- lehem Works---Aus- trians Rejoicing Berne, Nov. since the war began has 'any' event caused greater rejoicing in Austria and Ger- many than the destruction of the j Bethlehem works in the United Statusi where munitions are being made for the Allies. The Austro-Gcrman press lias" been IlltttlV Photo shows regular troops of tile Greek army ..marching through Piraeus during the preliminary mobilization. RECRUITING TO BE CONDUCTED HERE FOR KILTIES ALONE NOW Recruiting in Lethbridge and South- ern Alberta will not conducted for outside battalions In future. Sir Sam forbidden to comment thereupon, but HllglleSi in ft telegram to W. S. Ball it is openly declared that the event mo'ruins, authorized Mr. Ball to had long been expected. as chief recruiting officer at pre- An Austrian personage interviewed sent for the new Kiltie regiment, and on the subject, remarked the Ameri- stated' that the -D.O.C. had been in- cans, had been warned repeatedly just structed that .Lethbridge and southern as they were warned hefore the sink- Alberta was to ho. reserved for the re- ing of the Lusitania. suiting of. ibis battalion, grain read as follows "Untlt military officer is appointed to command "the-Kiltie regiment from Lethbridge and .Southern Alberta, you will he good, enough to act as chief re- cruiting officer for that corps. I have given the D.O.C. at Calgary directions not 'to recruit in Southern Alberta has recruited thus far nearly 20 men for his regiment. Mr. Ball states that recruiting for the new Kiltie' regiment will com- mence in earnest about T.uesday next. Many local men, it is understood, have already applied for.admission to ____ LI a for any Hughes." [the new regiment, and applications Lieut. God'dard, who is recruiting j have also 'been received from many here for the 89fli of Calgary, has as outside person, anxiou to become mem- yet received'rio'-'orders to tiuit He 'toers of Alberta's first.Kiltie regiment. KET FOR FARMERS FOR A1UES Nov. today tf -The published FOUND DYNAMITE IN GRIPS NTew York, 13 -Tw o sticks or presence ol the explosive and said ._ tunnelite, a form ol dvnamite used that he had lorgotten he had it with t tle chiu.ge ot havlng allowed his iner e ad Question is Agitating Diplomatic Circles Will be Forced into Balkan Struggle to Protect Interests Komi- via Nov. position of Avlona. The question lore to he settled is that ol' adequate mili- baitian quest ion becuming mori -acute hourly, the belief being express- ed in diplomatic circles that a. .secret agreement exists between Bulgaria Greece concerning Mace- donia and Albania According to this reported, agree- ment the southern part of Alhiin'.ii would go to Greece and the' northern portion to Bulgaria, the -latter- coun- tt thus tt ahzmg its dream of being bathed hi three seas, Black Sea, Aegean and Adriatic, Italy Murt Help The conviction is' lielil" many that Italy must participate in the Balkan contest in order to safeguard her most vital interest .reprpseiitcd bj snpioniau ot the Adriatic and the terms'of the r.order 'now passed and dating from 1, it is provid- ed that only such civil servants as. those occupjing positions which do not have to be filled in their absence will bo given leave, while m regard to whatever thev receive as sol- diers'will be deducted from their civ- uririer conditions will'be extended on- Iv to those in service at the begin- ning of the war. aslied for'by Sir Sim Hon. Mr. Rogers said that was ridiculous 'We will have no trouble in raising the men decid j ed he said.. "The response to Ur recruiting has, and. continues-'to'be. splendid" 'Mr. Rogers wasTentertained at dinner last evening- by a-large aum- o ber of local men at the Lethbridge hoteJ. BAD HOLE AT RIGA London, Nov. from the East is that Field Marshal von Hindenburg's situation in the Riga district is Becoming extJremely diftt Hon. Robert Rogers Makes Strong Appeal For Men and Money for the Empire's War In a special both men various London, pnsi'.in' sourccb arrives at the conclusion that H have been adited to the British navy unce the outbreak of the All of these irasels will have been completed by January. _ is on a special recruiting campaign Ittee nf the large Patriotic Fund before a POWDER MILL BLOWS UP Wllmlngfon, Del, Noi. 13 A Dupont Power Go's rolling mill at Rising Sun, blew up last night, out none were hiirt.- The; cause la unknown. ence at the Majestic Theatre last ev- ening He dwelt upon the glory of those who had gone and weie going, and the responsibility of thoso remained.- behind to. care for .the; :de; pendents ot those who were fighting the. battles A. 31. Grace, president of the local Patriotic Fund committee, chair- man of the evening, and on the plat form with the guest of Hie evening were Dr. Conybeare, .Hodgson, 4. D. Higlnbotham, W. A. Buchanan, M. P, Mayor Hardie, S. Ball, L. M Johntone, KG, G B Tinning, G, H Harmon and Robert Livingtone Solos were sung during the e by Mr Layton and Mr Qeorge 'ing; ..The Home Guard attended .in a and at the close of the meeting, after a vote of thanks had belin moVed by Mayor Hardie and Mr. Bal'; gave Hen Mr Rogers three hearty cjieere Mr. Grace, in opening the meeting, ired that had been declf asked to raise during the nest year for the Patriotic Fund The past year had'been railed In the Lethbridge district something per month wag now being dlstri butcd from the Fund, which meant I that Kthbridse had been to more than a third ol what was actually being distributed In the district Hon. Mr. Rogers Hon Mr Rogers, who was roundly applauded'when'he rose, said he con- sidered it a privilege to be able to sax something for the Patriotic Fund in Lethbridge. He had been connected with this work since its inception, hav- ing had the honor of introducing the bill creating uie fund He glad to fifty that in all parts of Canada, the calls fund-had >bcon responded to in a very creditable manner. He said he could riot say much to tethbriUgo.people about-their duty.'in sending men or ing nionev extended his most-hearty congratillftr tions to the-city .in that it held the proud position at the top bf the list among the provinces in the number of men and ;whife not at present at the top in the patri otic he trusted 'time was not far distant when It nould head the list in tbls, too Your presence said -Nil- Rogers, "adds 'evidence to the fact that the people'of Alberta are to be depended noon at ail timus to do their duty in these regards Tile' call bas now come, saici (ho speaker, to mobilise an even greater to do battle Canada had done her share, but ah even greater share was now being demanded of her NeV er had there been a time when sue (CONTINUED ON I'AOB 6) Berlin, .via London, Nov. still absence o[ news from Austria or German sources regarding the sinking'of the Ancona. Nothing 'has here, except dis- patches irom loreign sources The German admiralty asserts it has no information regarding the; case and ;has receivetl none from the. Austrian PEACE YET Berlin, Nov. that Serbia had applied for a separate peace suddenly into gen- eral circulation yesterday, but so far as it can be ascertained, they are .without the .slightest .tion. SPIRITED FIGHTING Paws of some artillery engagements along the Flench line, tb" French official report fighting hand grenades at three detached places in France, .Nov. W. H. Montague, ex-minister of Public Works ot Manitoba, died this afternoon of heart failure in his room at the Royal Alexandra Hotel, in 57th year- Dr. Mon- tague was. a .member of the Do- minion :Houss of Commons for many years, and was a Cabinet Minister in the Dominion previous to 1896. to tnan armv for fqui years an em- 01 an Uistro-Hunganan con- sul-peaeral oi York. "Mr Berko at that timf'told ihe authorities the captain had stolen the passport from his ITome and u: it on his %oyagc to Europe on Oc- 14, 1811 on the Italian steam- er Starapalia He stated furthermore that bince Caszar''! arrival in" Eu- lope he had written to him apologiz- ing for the theft The letter, which was dciiuided In olticials of the De- partment ot Justice, Btrko to search 101 He has not vet found Rome, Nov 11, via Paris, Nov. Italian steamer. Firehze, 3973 tons gross, has been sunk by a submarine Twenty seven pas- sengers and 96 members of the crew were saved. Six passengers and 15 of the crew are missing; Present Movement of Grain From Western Canada is Unparalleled in All History Winnipeg, -Man.; Nov.' In a general .summing-up of, the grain sit- uation to 'date in' the west, the Winni- peg Free Press has the following leader oh its -commercial -and market page. This is careful study of con- ditions and shows how the enormous crop has taxedithe physical ability of all "Reports of .congestion; in regard to the -wheat movement are beginning to multiply This it not to be won- dered at. The onlj surprise is that the congest ion --lias 'iibfrcome sooner. It must he lemembered that nearh three were lost in the early part of tue season from bad n eather, which has thrown the movement of ;thp largest crop the west has ever j produced into a shorter penod than en out today recites splr.ted the average has for movement "leading ill the countrv has been phenomenal, Ind the movement east 4> thiough Winnipeg has been so rapid more (bail once cars Inspected on the OP R lines have reached! Fort William ahead t.[ inspection sheets Given normal wcithei conditions, the C P R ia able to unload at Fort Wil liam 1200. Jars while .the Canad- '.inload. keeping lit, and the Qiand MARKETS ivember wheat...... December wheat...... DeC-emiber. -oitt Dei em be i ir flux 183 WEATHER Higi; Low 28 ian Northern can it ,ip and nil Tmnk PaelHc 300 storm of last Sunday. There.was not enough'snow to tie up the but the interruption ot the telegraph ser- vice meant the loss of. from four.to six bours last Monday morning That in itself is a very serious matter. Load- ing in the country, of held back to some extent, but the volume of grain going foruard is still very beavv, and the delav occasioned in the forward movement of tratha and any check in unloading isjeflectea in the number of empties that can, be re- turned to the country "Until the- break- in the weather, the CPU was hauling from 900 to 1060 emptj cars day out of Fort William hack to the prairies, and the other roads have, no doubt, rtiaking propoitlonate returns Nothing is to be gained by crowding Ihe ter- minal vards at the head oi the htkes, as this only delavs unloading And the railway companies very wisely been simply feeding to terminal city what they cau In 24 hoirs This ropthod facilitates the return of etnnties to the country, 'The outward loadnm at the h6ad of the lakes has surpassed all pre nous records The loading or 'Over" It must be borne bushels In the month of in mind, howeier.Ubat this gigantic October had no parallel in the history movement It onlyipLaalble with the loading at any Inland port on best of-weatlier conditions. These the continent of America Olven have prevailed until'the presrat week, weatun, the Lake Shi; which was ushered In the fearful hippers' Ciearanre j he told a representative of. the i'rovidencfi Journal in New York last. Frnla% that he was still searching, for but that it had unfortunately, beeiv'riiislairl, "The Austrian embassy and Consiir General Von Nuber wore mutih con- cerned about Mr. Bervo's inquisition br officers oi the Department of JiiSr tfop They cause to he, for if Hi Berkb was telling the truth about the alleged theft, the Austrian and. Consul General Von Nuber1 and his assistant m office iueu 'all about, the theft and know Cziszar sailed.'5 He was sailing under a fraudulent pashport Ther Jounial Uieu ynnts proof of this assertion bv publishing In7 fac simile a postcard and letter received at the Austro-Hungarian consulate lork from the captain The _ post card bavins ii wtitten on the ship, where Czis- zar-coiild use no other name.. .But-tbe letter is signed by his real name. Both' documents were addressed; per? sonaljy in the same handwriting to Samuel Angjal, an official of tbe con ulate Tlie letter tells of his arrival and call upon the Minister of War, to whom R he delivered a letter from Dumba In accordance with the general re- quest of Count A on Bernstorff, Ger- man Ambassador to the United States, througa the State depart- ment at Washington, US Consul if. C Reat ot Calgary, inspected the tention camp at Lethbridge, yesler- and will make a report of hia in- spection to the State department This IB In accord with, inspections Iwve been made all1 over Ctfn- ada, on request of thb-Genoau gov- ernment to the State departmental Washington Mr Reat made a thor ough inspection of conditions at the camp, and will submit his report shortly HAS BEEN London, Nov 13 official state- J: menl given toda} by the Admu- altv dnnounces that the Brjtish sab- marine E-20 has probably teen sink the Turks m the Sea of S The statement "SubmatlAl E-20 which was on detached m the Sea of Marmora, has communicated aince Oetob and it is fcartd slie kb MtK The; enemy lias ahnniacod tfcat f ,acr officers and, all mm have been takti ;