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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 14, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta GERMANS WE NEVER CAPTURE CALAIS- Slffl NEXT IT WAS RUMORED IN OTTAWA POLITICAL CIRCLES YESTER- DAY THAT CANADA WOULD LIKE A COUPLE LIKE THIS LethbrifJge to Raise 100 Men for Infantry. Thfn for Battery WILL BRING TOTAL UP OVER 400 MARK 1JC Here is some ?news that will, to more than one man in the city who "has waited anxiously and eagerly for word on the-recruit- ing Tor the second Canadian contin- gent." .-Major Stewart advises that recruiting for the 81st ASberta In- fantry Hattalion. will commence on Wednesday, November 18, at 9.30 in the morning at the armory, (i02 Tenth street SoutTi. The. military news today is short and sweet. Major Stewart says that Jt is anticipated that the required be enlisted within two days, at least, it is going to be a question. of sifting the re- cruits out, for there are many mere 1han 100 anxious to go. In fact, many liave already .been examined by Dr. Thomson, have. passed the physical tests, and are now merely 'waiting for their names to'be placed on the lists Dr. Thomson will be at the annory overy' evening at 7.30 to receive and examine, those who want to enlist, but who do not care to wait around if they are not physically fit for ser- Lethbridge has already contributed about 150 mep and with those v ho no -with the battalion of infantrv nnd that .is to bo enlisted .number -will be close ,to 400 including the reservists who lett war-was.first declared. A :nuniber -61. men from outside towwsi-wili be included in- ooth the infantry and artillery contributions that go from the fjethbridge millti'rv post. Former Local Boy Wins Soldier Limerick Prize MAP WHERE EMDEfT DESTROYED Force of Blows in West Flanders Slack- Fighting at Dixrnude, Reported Taken by Allies PRUSSIANS ARYHURLED BACK After Penetrating British Lines in Two Places Near Attacks in Strength Near Report Minor Gains ..London. Nov. Both official and unofficial reports; concerning th- sit- uation in Flanders agree force of the German assault :that the on -the Allies' line, disputinn the way to Dun- kirk and Calais, has lessened, and the feeling is growing in England that the coveted base for an invasion of England never will bs nalried by the Germans. The Paris official statement de- clares that from the sea to the river A British official report gives a vivid idea of the tremendous action which preceded the attacks on Ypres b1? the Germans. From dawn, for three hours the Britons were un- der a heavy artillery fire, which died away, to be succeeded by an Infantry onslaught the Prussian Guard, who were hurled back after penetrating.' the Er'itlsh linec at two points. Dixmude has been reported as re-: occupied by the Allies, but Allied armlas let of Ypres. Artillery duels continue along tne rest of the line'. RAIDER AND HER NEMISES HIS MAJESTYS AUSTRALIAN CRUISER njoiccd md much roheveil when the nous, came that the German ciuiser Lmden menaced conuneico m the Pacific since the ouenint been fouUit md The layout includes a map showing where the ndcu Captain Karl Muller whom tin, Bnti h press thu Muller was rescued with part of Ins and BRITISH BATTLE CRUISER AUDACIOUS SUNK BY MINE ON OCT. 27 IS MM' CRY OF Britain at War for the Right, and Chiuch Must Do its Duty in the Cns s Bomb Laid for Gov- Elect Whitman Through (he kindness of Airs Hueh! October lav lor the Heiald has leccneil copy 'the Koval lulward NTt-vvs published aboaid tin. t N II S Rov al I dwaid on Oct 7 It was on this, v esbei that Ross 1 aj lor of this titj New York NY, Nov of disaster to the British supai dreadnought Audacious, which have persisted ever since the White Star liner Olympic diverted from her course, arrived at "Lough -Swllly 'on 29 are confirmsd in mail received today by the As- sociated Press from :a point.-in Ire- ______ a career of less than two years, the Audacious, of the King George V class, third in tonnag- and went 'to England.with the first con 1 Armament warships eratoi of the Olympic, which was on 'n hes at tne bottom of the ocean off ly about 50 miles distant The little paper is veij terestmg anil imong the items hpecial interest to Lcthbndgo lolks is the rpsiilt of I imerick competi tion on board, vvliicii: was won bv Pte.. -Boswoitli, formerly -oi I ethbrilige.i w ncn, he w as. a nicmbei of the .Herald Staff, and later of Sas tatooiii-Tlie--Limerick-reads Mhou ihalt not is the Rojal V d creed, And the Uevenlh Hattalion are fullj agreed That the' m not gamblcj 'Not booze: and 'not ramble' .Would be better tacked on tii her speed the north coast of Ireland She was er .rushed forwaid at full.speed while lilt by a torpedo or disabled by -a mine just 9: o'clock in the morning of October 27. the possible exception of one or two men the whole crew of 900 of- ficers and men'were rescued by small boats from the Olympic. The rescue, was made in a rough sea through brilliant and daring seamanship on' the part of the White Star crew. The battleship's cry for assist- her. crew made ready for their work. Volunteers were called and double the New lork N i Nov fC bomb somewhat siimjai-in' construction to that V ..wrecked thp entiSnce to Bronx Countv courthouse last lp Guards and at them .Wednesday night was lound Hellmgtoas memorablf oattle cry, today in courtroom v that won the di} at ex-; just under the District 4ttor nrpssps -iiccmctlv tilt duty 01 the ney's office. Mounted b-v Gov Umuhin the present ens s" Dr ernor-elect Whitman .The ridge Modciator ,l She room was crowded The bomb FRENCH OFFICIAL J'11 Nov.. 2.14 French official communication says that a German attack against bridge at Nleuport resulted in failure and that various offensive movements of the enemy around Ypr'es have beeu checked. The text follows: "In Belgium a German attack ag-: ainst the bridge at Nieuport resulted in a failure, and various efforts at of-.. Tensive movements on the part of., 5 (ho enemy in the region to the east j.nnd to the southeast ot Ypres have-- been checked. the environs of Bischoote we have progies-ed one kilometre to- ward the east. Between the canal of Labasse and Arras our troops have, made minor progrcuh s In the legion of Lassigny and in. the vicinity of the far as, Ilei rv aa Bat, the Germans 1'a1 -tacked but without buccess v rn the Arjronne the righting com inenaed spirit Tho mi endeavored but in [lire Pour-derParis and St. Hubert. Parlieulailj in the vicinity of Ver- dun, several partial offensive the number necessary to man lifeboats- responded. The'xrippied battleship was'reach- ed a few "minutes after 9 o'clock and noon'all but 100 of her men had been transferred. By. that tim-2 the battleship had a drclded list at the stern, where just below the water Uric, she received her wound. Two ance was caught by the wireless op of her enqmes we e unharmed but the ore aft was put out of commis sion. After taking off all the officers and crew who would leave ths ship, Haddock of the Olympic PAIS LILY 10 BE Captain ALBERTA GERMAN ARRESTED Have TORONTO FIRES ALL GERMAN EMPLOYEES "Mein Gett, We're Going to Canada he Said Calgan Alta 11 Piul Schactfer of May ton, Alta., a-Russian.. German settlement, J 9 miles east ot Olds having just recened a copy of a German newspaper tliat had heen forbidden the mails and Jiaung glanced at its contents claimed. In native tongue, it is said: ;we're going to Imvo Canada Surrounding liim Meie Rus aian-Gerraans, and they promptly :raade .conjplaint, to the po- lirc, rounded Schaeffer ut> on a charge of using seditious language Ife 'was brought.Into the city yester day and taken before Alas atrate Sanders, and he nas remanded to permit of ewdence being procured James .'Short, K.G., the SIR WALTER GILBEY DIES Nov. Sir Walter Gil- tier Knoun in equine tirclcs through out the. 'world, died today. born in 1831. He was TO SEND 18 ff WITH and CONTINGENT Eighteen young man have enrolled 08 recruits for the second contingent at Taber They Int'uide two of tho to-vn council, Alei Paterson and Alex MeHobertB The latter is old Cameron Highlander Toionto Nov Kohl man ot the Works' depart- ment quit the city service to following an order from the citj council for the dismis sal Of all Germans, Austrians -and Turks Australian Lady Likes Our Ranch Life; and Snow too Expected to Go to the Front Very of Them to Fo low Canada cs delivered irom a Iat0c audience in local pulpit, 'ls a' rtiuich last contained gunpowder, slugs and bm.cts Its iuse was part ly burned 0 nieht with these uouls o. the famous warrior s whose rcmartaSle fortitude at the crucial moment turned the tide of battle and won the dav who were not fortunate enough to hear Dr Uerndgi. uannot lpnrecnte the bnlliauM of his ad- dress bv anv mere report He is, an orator fust ol all a deep thinker lighter a true soldiei 01 Christ, that the ship or to save her. The. cruiser and several other warships which came up, stood by.-- Later in the afternoon, it was decided: -to abandon the: Audacious and-the officers and men who had re- mained aboard reluctantly left her. The flotilla of rescue ships con- tinued to stand by, however, until that evening when a terrific explb wjs said'bv his alile colleague, Dr Grant, General Ss rc'arv 01 Homo Missions o! the Ptesbv t-rian Church in Canada In opening his remarks Di Her VACCINATION CASE LOSJ FaiUd to Appear to Prosecute Case-Parent Won't Have Children Vaccinated V teit tase regatd to oulsori lacclnation flas aired in po- SURPLUS OF jleri board'and the Aud-1 drew acious plunged stern first, and in a rulgc suit that although this, was licc vcstcrdav, and Magistrate hii lust visit to Lethbudge he had dismissed a case brought to heard much oi the lutle western citv lne comt n, the school board h conscientlous vaccination, and ILL. ments on the part of the enemy were. checked bv the Hie of our artillers, theanovenieut. of the enemy.'s: infantry could be undertaken. the Woevre district and in .aine. where bad weather prevails, here is nothing-to report." BATTLE IN THE AIR Paris, Nov. thrilling encoun- ter in which eight aeroplanes, four Jerman, two Frcnchjand two British, igured, occurred m the vicinitv oE pres T he Gtrman machines were de- stroyed by artillery nnd eight officers whom the) carried killed The Ger- mans were seen approaching to connoiter the.line of the allies. Thp French and British airships immed> ateiv ascended to meet them. For some time the air craft circled about rising, descending, while machine guns spattered bullets among them 'iMie sky was clear, and the gunners on the ground had a good Yiew of Ihe aeroplanes, but lailed to cripple anv oi the German machines Then suddenlv four oi the allies' aeroplanes made a swill dash toward their own trenches and were followed by the Germans, who too late, discovered the icint and perceived the perils of fiom Rev Gordon, a former pastor j G ff it Knox church who left St Ecrupies Ottawa, Ont, Nov. word that lias been received here it is un- derstood that the first of the Canad- ian troops to reach the firing line Is It True? If the above report is correct, it shows a'complete reversal of the pol- icy .of the Admiralty, 'which hitherto Has ;iost .no time in making public news of naval losses. It seems extra- thuich Ottawa where he was tno children have uf-n out of school assistant to Dr Herr dge to follow ;or weeks because he declined the nation i, lUig tc the battlefield to tncm The Public The last time llerndge saw Rev I Hcjlth Siy, that all children at- Ciordon he said was. at Valcartier, )cnrtmg siliool shall he vaccinated, tin, first bundav in '-cptember when schools bavs that chil- the two conducted eivifs at the big atUnd school It was a camp I nut stion as to w 1 o should prosecute In giving a tc.-.un c 01 liritam .p-hs school hoard referred the matter in tile conllict Dr Herndge tn of health, .which met it until Kaiscrism anil all iclatcd to ,t omctl; Umb, but no onc. to prosecute AVhrthcr the cMl- arcn rcti-rn to t'plwol SS'ithpii citv and dis-tnc' f In divs looking after Iho'bick to Canada ol Ihe Cameion estate, of an offi sir plus of ofncers v ho went to at length on the work of the it is van-ju sjn.il foreiw i v.ictmalcll, is, Still a jjuestioW with the first continu-nt It is learn navv and furthest th it no referem e Canada's paii has ber-n plaved with Ml p0n inionned t K> sfihDv :oi ed hovvevti iliat none nil! tome been made on ihe floor of the vaioi said Ire sinker Ihe tim" ol ttmf ago that he ho'back to Canada Onlv oie is being House of Commons These conside fl (las waving is. l'nst wo had not oppose the his 115 even Illurt1 QMiiununtfirt 16 I.IIBL iiu Regimtnt to he sent from Canad l 1 retdrcnce should have been made to irmii'lea under the heel of ruthless ________ Surplus of O'llcers lit at ihe treat Guildhall banquet on isolation she Ins drawn the svoid There has been some speculation as is0, emher 9 when mston church I en belall pi honor and fan lot, sneain Rodenck Camel on, vvldovv ol to what would be done with First lord of the Admiraltj the htc son of fie late Sir J Roddick 0micron who ins bcci in till1 the iwsl tenon nion and i! Uritam ncejsj cmated linoro mei, (aiiadn will send mother i usirate does not can Icoi'mjfenj, a third and a fourth, rcspcnsibilily down to the last man u need be But WHO; SOWED THE- MINES? those "no remain have a work to I penoini as Canadians ard -Britons. Washington, DC Nov An ef jn (he fljial depend _. which the Cameron ranch of 90 000 .nrs is, a pall, is von enamored of the Canadian west was- her firs.1 visit to the countn, and ihe thinks it verv romantic On Olllv oie is icer in the -econd others will receive second borne contingent tin much i ipl ointments in Kltchenei Thev are going through In England now. There of competent officers. hard trainin is great nee she visited the Cameron I ranc.i across the fiovv and was shown i ARTILLERYMAN DROWNED a taste of the real old western rangoi London Nov Murdock, House of Commons These conside n 'flag wavnm is p-st tions mav well impel the nubile tojciungh ol it Hui Ihcrr ib receive with caution so impoitnnt statement uniil it hat, beun ofncia verified not oppose the t tlnldrcn if someone fcuiihl tat the situation only burst around then when shrapnel In a very few n.mutes. the four German aeroplanes crasred to earth Col. Sissons of the Hat to Lead Mounted Regt. Medicine Hit. Alta, Nov 14 Cor. I- 0. Sissont, chief commls- officer of ths Alberta will be in comirand of the mounted reniment from Al- berta. He received a wire to this effect from the department at 01 tawa yestordav No instructions for the recruiting of the regiment here have been received, but it expected that it vill be along early risxt week. ot prtnoi sm beating all over. respoisihiliU ol ordcVing them -lab- e no n nion and it Uritain ncejs) cmated Police Mag- life b> Mr Fuller, who leases, the nil arti, orjinan attached to the Ca Cameion fold Tine notable visitor is nadian rontingent who broke away an Australian and had never s en from Snliibnrv Plain vesteidav snow until this yeat m Ucvy Yoiu while undergoing detention wa- Mrs Cameron was greatly pleased found drowned last evening In the at the showing made reccntlj b; thr River Avon, fev ths Australian ship, which succeeded m lunnmg the German pir ate HmdPn aground SJie expects soon to return to hrr nitivp land and DRANK TOO MUCH BOOZE Tjopdon, Nov.: much hos nitnlity and file water Is lesponslble le't the citv 11st rig'it for Catgarv for the dl'missui of fifteen en routn tn I of the Canadian contingent. fort is being mnde by the Lnited cn those wjo remain will nave States 'government to asci clatly is sibl offi-icrat moments ot despan and frt- nine baid Dr HernfleCf but I have nrl torthepUc bam i g a his leatncd remarks, Dr nines oufsido of territorial wateis in LEIPZIG AND DRESDEN LEAVE VALPARAISO Valparaiso, Chile, Nov 14 The German crilisers Leipzig and Dresden, vvhieh'came into port yesterdov (Mrnlni' and fapout t'le dav in taking on pro j visioiis, soiled morning at dav hint TALLON DISMISSED Constable Charaed With Theft Milk Dealt With by Commis sic? Police-Constable Tallbn, suspended some dajs ago bj Chief SKelton on susricion o( stealins milk, was tordaj dismissed irom the the Police Commission, dispatch yenterday states. that! omeious refusees coming over report that the force: of tlM: .Allies are again ;