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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 15, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIII. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 1915 NUMBER 284 IMS Strategic Positions Have BeenTaken-AlIied and Serb Forces are Now Nearly United Salonikf, Nov. Anglo- French forces have complete pos- session of the pass between Rad- wovo and Strumnltza, and through which runs the Dojpan-Strumnltza Railroad. The French have ex- tended their line to with a few miles of tho Serbian positions, commencing at Babuna defile, and have cut off an Important Bulgar- ian force. Serbs Fight 'steadily London, Nov. Serbians ara falling back from mountain range to mountain range before the advance ol the Austro-trerman forces, which re- port the capture of a thousand or more prisoners daily, a few guns and quantities of stores. They are fight- ing continuously, however, and aro inflicting considerable losses on their pursuers. Along.the eastern front, the to be holding their own against ,the Bulgarians, and are making.a stand oh the western -bank largest number-of "wounded "or other- of the'Mqrava river. So stubborn has wjse disabled Canadians who' have been their resistance, the Bulgarians [.returned, at one time since the- out- have had fforti: the Austro.-German artillery-in their.J .-Halifax efforts -to :qnve the Serbians, out; oiij to Vancouver will ticcupy 'cotsMn the Katchamk .pass Thus far they yast-immigration sheds for a day been-unsuccessful, two. Of these, many' sought' quarters last "not a lew finding walking difficult. Many of the slight- ly wounded are happy, and good humored. THE ANCONA, TORPEDOED BY AUSTRIAN SUB. JUiIum steamer Anacona sunk oil" Tunisian coast with big loss of life on Wednesday last. May Turn State's Evidence in Hun Outrages in U.S. New Zealand Keeps Men of Military Age at Home Wellington, New Zealand, Nov. 15, via London, Nov. decree has New York, N. Y., Nov. Kay, wJm with [our others, is held on the charge of attempting to blow I up munition ships, had a long talk in j been lssllei' b-v the government pro- the tombs yesterday with William J. I viding that no males between the L'lynn, chic! ol the United States Sec-' s o[ 18 allll 45 will ne permitted Sislrnf of to leave the conntry for des- and as a result, it was said, he has tinations overseas without, military offered to turn states' evidence. I permit. Official Statement States Ancona Only Stopped When Shelled 'Nov." th P. R. liner Metagania arrived, o Sunday she had as 'passengers the' 1 SIGN THIS PETITION Great Interest is 'being' dis- played in the petitions ciruulat- ed for signature by the -local Council of Women, appealing to the Minister of Justice for commutation of the sentence of Mrs, Jennie Hawkes, who is in JIaclebd .Tall, awaiting death on-the gallows. Petitions are now being circulated in Leth- 'bridge, and may be found at tlie Herald office, the post of- fice, the Board of Trade rooms, and the Alexandra and Letli- briflge hotels. Aa signatures as pos- sible are to-be secured before Thursday, when the petitions arc to be sent In. Berlin, Nov. Austro-Hun- gariah Admiralty today officially an- nounced that the Italian steamer An- cona attempted to escape at full isneeii and only stopped after being shelled several times by an Austrian The statement says three- quartcrs-pf an hour was allowed for the passengers'and crew to leave the boat, the report that the submarine fired on- the boats is denied. .....9 Americans Loot Rome, .Ivov; ten Americans on hoard tlie Ancona only one was saved. Out of 507 passengers and crew only 299 were saved. VOTENEXI Vote on church union will be taken In KnoX' church and St. Andrew's church, on. next Sunday and the fol- lowing; Sunday. Ballots are now be- TO THE CITIZENS OF LETHBIUDGE: A canvass of Lethbridge is to bo made this week, and you will he personally waited ujion to ask for a subscription to assist in racing the sum of wliie.. is required to be raised to make good allowances to dependants until August next. Subscriptions will be ask- ed for in monthly amounts and 'in iliat. nmuiPcHnn w? would like to call your attention.to the fact that it has been estimated that up to the present'it costs monthly ?26.0G to keep one soldier at the front, 110.00 to keep two soldiers at the front. and so on. Owing to the very largo number of married men who have enlisted and are It is expected that the needs of the Com- mittee throughout Canada will increase rather than decrease, and every dollar that got in will be needed to help to support their depend- ants. This Fund costs very little to administer and the services of everybody in this Province connected with it, excepting one person who is the Secretary for fhe province, are given voluntarily. May we ask that you consider the matter between now ant the time that you will be waited upon so that you will be able to tell the" canvasser exactly what you and your employees, if any, are prepared to do.towards keeping one or more soldiers at the front? The motto of the Fund is "Fight or Pay." Yours truly, LOCAL COMMITTEE CANADIAN" PATRIOTIC FUND. Big Meeting To-night to Consider Grain Situation A special general meeting of the Board of Trade is being call- ed by President Marnoch for 8.45 this evening, in connection with the present position with regard, to congestion of grain shipments. It is found that the interior storage elevator at Calgary is of no service to this district, in the case of such a congestion as ex- ists at present, and that relief lies only in the direction of using the Moose Jaw elevator. The farmers appear to be suf- fering considerable loss owing to this situation. A full attendance at the meeting tonight is desired. S. S. Dunham, the lawyer-farm- er, has just returned from Win- nipeg, where he has been attend- ing a meeting of the Canadian Council of Agriculture. Mr, Dun- ham will be present, and will no doubt have something of interest to say regarding the grain situa- tion, and the deliberations of the Council of Agriculture. Any far- mers who happen to be in the city will be welcomed at the A FIVE Body of Statesman Lies in State in the N.S. Govt. Building NOT 15 Supper is ing. distributed among the members of both''-congregations, and must he At 28th. the pastors of both spoke, to. larger, congregations morning'oh the1 subject church union. The vote is now being the missions of the Presby- terian church in Southern Alberta. In those where the has already been taken the voLing has been favorable to union. repre- sentatives at Athens of the Entente Allies unquestionably are greatly alarmed at hints that if French and Beihn via wireless to N i Not lr of the Russians i in Gahcia is announced today by the war office, which sajs that troops of stftte todaj IILU-, General vpi Linzigen drove back the vmcial parilanieni building It was in Saloniki, Greek author! Russians from the vest back of the the cnamber here that bSll Charlcs ties may seek to disarm them. Jnti- Strv rner The entire west back has WOB ms first honors M a lcgislator attacks The was Drougnt hsre today on m the No" Scotia pro- troops in Serbia attempt to fall now been cleared Russian near Smorgon, east, of -Vjlna, -were re- pulsed. LEADER DEAD Tuskegee, November 14. Booker- Washington died here to- day. He was 56 or 67 years old, but did not know- his flt age. Ho was founder of the Tuskegee Institute for the -education of negroes, and has done more for the uplift of his colored brethren in the United States than any other man. Grain Piles Up Between Shipping Points and Lakes a special train .from .Quebec, where it had heen landed from the steamer which brought it from England A large number of elderly men and wo- men who had known! the dead states- man for man} vears, were in the throng that hied past the bier The luneial will take place tomorrow af ternoon. Earl of Seafield Killed in Action London Nov Ogitue mations of this nature have come from the Premier and the Minister of Finance, and assurances from Greek official sources of warm friendship and benevolent "neutrality do not carry complete convictions Have Hope of Kitchener London, Nov. reported nns sion of Field-Marshal Earl Kite-ensr to King Constantine of Greece has evoked considerable comment ia Lon- don newspapers. They almost uni- mausly agree that Great Britain has taken the hpst nossible means of bringing Greece to a definite decision ss to the role she is to play in the' Balkan conflict, and ending once and for all time the uneasiness which has followed in the wake of what are at- Grant, Eleventh Earl of Seafleld, has 1uaed to as Greece s political consti- killed in action in.France. He tutionsl vagaries was in the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders; THINK CONVICTS BLOW SAFE Baldwin, Kan., Nov. rob- bers early today blew open tlie safe m Pans, Nov, 15 firing has been going on without _ interruption in ''The 'Labyrinth" according to an- made French war office today by the MILLION MEN Basel, Switzerland, 14. Colb Huessier, a Swiss mili- tary statistician, calculates tne total losses in killed in the pre- sent war at five million. Winnipeg, Man 14 Dr. Millions Have Been Spent in Last Four Months in Work Against Allies by; "Fiscal Agent" of Huns London, Nov. his-speech >in the House of Commons today; Mr was mmistei of pub- Churchill declared that_if any opera lie works in :the lioblin administra- tion for a year and a half, previous to his forced resignation, died with tragic suddenness in his apartments in the Royal Alexandra hotel about half past two Saturday arterr-oon A maid who was Working .in the room at the time, states that -the doctor sat down on a chair after Mrs. and Miss Montague, had .left him go out to do shopping and a moments" later he the-chair without uttering a w ord or sound, and apparently'expired instantly. The lions in the history oi the were worth carrying through worh with sustained fury and utter disregard for life, the operations at the" Dar- danelles vrsre worth it. Mr. Churchill added that the, war situation might look worse before' it was better but it would be better. "If we endure, the campaign of 1916 should be decided Germany by her shortage of he said. Regarding the Dardanelles, Mr. Churchill declared that the.-.admiral on the spot said they could not be maid gave the alarm immediately but taken with a rubh, but that the forti- ember, 14thWere .very heavy, have fcegB continued. Advertise Domestic Loan of Canada Nov. W Previous reports uhen the officials of thf1 hotel reach fixations, might be reduced gradually ed the doctor, life was eUmct. nv bombardment Admiral Sir John A phvsician was summoned and af- Fisher, then First Sea Lord, was op- ter makmg an examination oi the posed to the reduction of Great Bti- boriy declared that death due to tain's strength in home water, apoplexy. j hut never criticized the methods o! _ Less than an hour before his death, j attack on the Dardanelles 'Vlantague met Premier N'ornsN Churchill declared he did not and the two had a httlc chat topeth- receive clear guidance from Admiral er. Tho doctor was appearing than he had for months, sounding to Mr Norris The premier TV as sitting in the rotunda of the Royal VVhitc, minister'of finance, announced him of the todav' that the prospectus' and adver-1 sudden demise of the ex-minister As tismg of the Dominion domestic war I he lmd l'elm conversing with him onlj loan, will appear on Nov- a lew minutes before the report of the doctor s death came as a shock to him arid he could not believe it at first. Life History KELLY APPLIES FOR HABEUS CORPUS Chicago, 111., Thomas Kellv, the Winnipeg contractor, will have a hear- .e nost office here and escaped1 in; on a "writ ot habeas corpus reteive clear guidance from Fisher before the expedition was ce- cidc-d upon oi the subsequent firm support to which he was entitled. Fort 'William, ;Nov. ember fifth there was .'in store in ele- vators at' this port 'a fraction over twenty-one million, bushels of grain, and inspections up to that date nere one hundred and rmc million bushels Dalgleish, High Uivcr, Rev. A Last yuir the inspections over the Lytle, J'mcher Creek, Rev G same period were only sixty-one mil lion bushels This gives some idea of the'great beiijrg marketed. There.is'today in-tho harbori vessel The seventh .annual convention of Southern Epworth League and Sunday School Association of tl G McthoJist church, will be held m church hero on November and 25th. It. is expected that a large number of Vill be in at- tendance. The. officers the associa- tion ate. A Cobblcdick, Lelhbrirtge, president, Ruv J B Lethbridge first vice-prpi. Rev J Howev, second H I! Bruce Leth- in'oney and stamps amounting to (000. Officers the laid was, made by, the five men who escaiieci from the Kansas state penitentiary last night. The late Dr: Montague was a native of Adelaide, township in the county of Middlesex, where he was born in 1858 He graduated in medicine in 18S2. and 'cornnienced .practising in Haldimand county. He was a candi- date Ontario legislature in b.efcro.Judge Landis in the Un- in 1883, but was unsuccessful. UeO States district cQurt, here, on Friday next. HB was elected to the House oi Com mons for Haldimand m 18S7, and from that time be was a prominent (CoKinoiED OK PACE KITCHENER RESPONSIBLE FOR THE EXPEDITION TO ANTWERP London, 15-Winston Spencer asks wKetlier Jlr Churchill was real-Mr. Churchill's plans in the Dardan- ijliurchill, who tcsignert last as 1; responsible (or the "unfortunate and other undertakings for which Chancellor of ttic Duchy oi Darda WUUI.BD-, llllol.alLlllgut Him sald tho House of Commons that lie leaves office -nita the good to'tav, that the lor sending of evcnone in the an arm to the relief of Antwerp ot-I Oilier papers, friendly toward Mr. and says lie was supposed to be responsible capacity 01 five million two hundred bridge fourth icthprn ,KOV. Field Kitcheii- 'also asking whether and foitv thousand bushoh and a Cool Bcllexue, nflh ucc-prcs Mrs Ooiernmtnt Mr. comparatively large fleet of vessels n H Bruce, Lothbridge secretary- made this stalemenl in out- on the up the lakes krasurer, Kci J M Coal rcasons for h's resignatidn With capacity foi loading cars in (laic the west almost unlimited, bul i ilh Pes-nons will no held commtn storms holding Hie vessels in thchai- Wedncsd-u afternoon, Nov 24lh, bor, and owners of gram in store mil bo held twice on Thursday and Papers Justify Churchill not, selling, clrvator and grain men three iimes on FrWaj Special music London, Nov 15 cdi- can st" but one result it load- Minder direction of Claude Hughes will torlali, appear in some ot the Lon- lfrom tno cornet and explainmR his tncmg of the admiralty, bf h, Iie fornier'v firat lord MARKETS November wheat December wheat November'.otta December flax 9914 my, mi? is umtmued at the present rate, he providod Kcv S T Cartlelt, don morning papers justifying that Ms i piling up of gram cars general secretary of the department ton Spencer Churchill in quitting and Epwbrth'Iea cabinet, under circumstances he hMnL pdllsts and tU lal'c of Sundij WEATHER of Sundij schools and Epwbrth'Iea cabinet, under circumstances he i .27 sues, will be here jbe time, already indicated, TUt Daily compurMlvdy mild. T failed of their object through delays or mismanagement in their on account of other personages m governmeot -orr'administration. Lord Roseherry writes to the Times advocating that the government should take advantage of-Mr. Church- ill's "regrettable resignation to take into the cabinet some non-political man of it only for purpose of retrenchnleiit and to" supplj sorely- needed new blood." The Morning Post strongly advo- cates the formation of-.an official op- HUN ATTACKS ON THE WEST AREREPULSED Pans, Not 15 repulse of a German attempt to goin "ground by the explosion of a mine chamber in the region of Fnsc and the bombard inenl oi the Chaulne> station, com- prises the activities of the {Trench forces on the western front, accord- ing to today's official'statement. Providence, R.I., Nov. Providence Journal says today: "A vast sum of money, arrnount- ing to between and has been spent in this, country in the last four months for propaganda work ag- ainst the Allies, under the imme- diate supervision of Count von Bernstorff, German Ambassador, .and Dr. Heinrieh Aldert, privy councillor, who describes himself .'to the Journal representative "as the fiscal agent of his The Journal' has oositive record ol ,he receipt by Ambassador von Bern- itorff and Dr. Aldert, of at least in the time mentioned. A' rreat deal of this money has hrough. the Guaranty Trust Co.'.br York, and most of it has been nimediately transferred to-the Rational Bank and other which Dr. Aldert and Ambassador' IJernatorff keep a joint account. ;.Thei Journal charges that not oiie dbllar of this money has been spent, for legitimate purposes, but that alt of It, 13 going for propaganda work ot( :th'e m6st vicious. description; j ;Qnc item tiie malntenancevdf; the bureaus tor dragging men out of factories, amounts to man? milllohs dollars j, The cost of sustenance cba-j service, of Germany' and penses of the HJmbasay reach yariouV officials through the reguIaF'cbiaLiih'els, which are in no way connected with the fund referred to. It is believed, that the entire cost of work conducted by Austrian consult andvconsuls-general is financed front: this German fund. Rome, via vellers arriving from Conetantm- ople, confirm the report that Em- peror William it expected there., They aay: he will be accompanied by Archduke Charfoa Francis, Austrian Crown Prince, and King Ferdinand of Bulgaria. Great preparations are being made to receive him, v Lieut Goddard, recruiting here for he 89th battalion of was ordered to return to that city oa Saturday night, and left here Sundaj' Thc Germans stormed a "French morning" with" seventeen recruits trench 300 yards long, north cast oi for his Bourie. Ottawa, Ont., Isov 15 no date lias been definitely fixed it is 'fhJ tnouSnt tnafc parliament "is likely- to 11 meet for consideration of, business on January 13th or 20th It is believed that all business will be disposed of before the Easter recess. War will be responsible for the absence ol a num- bei of members. Seven are now on active service and as many moVe will be in uniform probably before the house convenes. positi the gi ion m (oi ment c -U--. SHIPPING GOLD TO' CANADA New York, sofa' to the amount of Ml.will. upon in the j drawn from tho sub treanury 1 for export to Caoaua. regiment Orders for him to cease recruiting here came id accordance with the wire' received here, from Sir Sam Hughes on Satur- day, recruiting in southern Al- berta >would not be conducted for any pther corps in the meantime, save the new Kiltie regiment which is ter be quartered here. j CABINET TRAIN 1 Ottawa, Ont, Nov. (pedal train conveying of the Inet and others to Halilax to attenii funeral of Sir Charles Tuppcr, will Icaie Ottawa at midnight on gun- day, arriving at Quebec, S SO Monday, and at Halifax t early TuMday mom- Ing. The atate funeral will take place Tuesday afternoon. THREE-NONE KH-LtO t t Amsterdam, Nov. tan-Bf three Belilani found (iljiij hr' a.Oeimsn couri-mtrffal "of'cottulMK MUrfc news of ilej, l> wfclch say. a to 14 ;