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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 16, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHmUBGE, ALUEHTA, MONDAY, NOVEMBER Hi, 19M Is'UMIiEU 285 THE AUDACIOUS MYST WAS THE VICTIM OF_MINE 'Washington Guarded the Truth at Request of British Government EPENS; IT A Ofapa'n Rushing Naval Forces to Chilean Coast to Help British Battleship Mizen and Cruiser Azama on Way to Avenge Craddock Washington, D.C., Nov. United States' government has knowji officially for two weeks of the; sinking, of the dreadnought Audacious by a mine off the Irish coast, but has .'kept--the'secret at the request of the 'British government. IT. K. S.'Audacious, ot the class -pi battleship was only com- pleted -at Birkenhead last year. The eight {which include the King Gcorgp A'.) were tiie first super-ilrcad- to be anhed with a gun Oieavicr iiian the 'Customary 12-inuh piece and each ctrries 10 13 o men (In the line amidships, fiveiturrets, two heiug superimpos- ed in the and aft respects and in the center of thi they disphce 2d 00 tons a lengtu of sW faol and their horsepower gives a speed of 22 knots. They cost each and tarrj a coniplement of 900 oflic trs and men With the cvception 01 1h fear ships o? the Iron Duke ;UiG Audacious .represents the most, povvenul Brilii-h afloat JU1 "VAVi Honoliflu Vp-v hat rushirig I6rces toward thff coast of Chile to join other vessels of the illies m a search foi the GerniaT ves sels that to Rear Ad- miral Sir ChnstophcL Ciaddoc'is British squadrqn, mdicattf1 i report.brought here last night bv the schooner' Hobert. R. Hind, which ar- rived frqn.1- Kprt Townsenil, Wasliing- lon Ihe schooner s, captain said he the battleship en and -the armored cruiser Asama on M'hursday.inOO miles' this port and headed in i south eabtcrlj direction. Children Once More Refused; Not Vaccinated T.iiat the conclusion drawn by G ;W. Folkland; Tas a result .of'the dls of the case against him ii connection with the non of ins child ran w aa erroneous ap peared to be the case this morning icn ihe children who haie beei out of; school April, ap pea joiii their classes. The1 wens admittance, and the case Superintendent-Hamilton takes the stand-that the dismissal of the case does not affect his dutv to see thai vaccinated, or they have a certificate.that hereditarj nilmentq'. make, in their case dangerpiiB. Mr...; Hamilton- further hinted that the Board of Helaht appealed lax in j ei forming its duty m this case no one appearing1; to'prosecute Commissioners Will Feel i Public Pulse Before Cut- ling Salaries Muypr Writes Letter Setting Forth Fads About City Solicitor's Salary Thrcu Years Ago PULPITS PAY TRIBUTES TO EARLROBERTS His Death Announced in City Christain Life Extolled The outstanding .fenlure of day's -news from tin; sudden death of Fit'.d Marshal from many city nulpits last niyht. It was bably ihe first time any war Itulle- tin had ever been announced by the clergy from the of this cHy.' thcjlHiL His death of so grout a man. com-1 Nation's Idol, :md Hero S HO suddenly, cri-atn! a lirol'omtfl j i press! on. In making the annoiiiurriiiiaiit, ".in-! ig other tributes mild to tlio mi'in- j j ory of the great general, Kcv. D. jHoss said j "Mo wus a mail, a sol- [dier, and a areat ChriFtian.'1 Hev. Canon McMilh.n "llo j was a national figure. His a j heroic lifo. Me, though (lead, yet ________ siieaketli In the message IH; has giv- j en to (ha Umpire's Comes Hack at Dr. Convbeare' Hcv. Mr. CdbL'.edick.aonouKited thut t nexi Sunday evening he'will speak on With His Offer Made lessons from Earl'Roberts' life. He j spoke of him as the Kqberis of Kan- i df 11m i1, n man of noiilej traits whose loyalty, to the 'Empire bad been prov- i en oil a hundred-battlefields. of a Hundred JJultles, Called lioyond Whole Regiment Destroyed at Bixchoole Trying to Cross Yser Death. Came in France Where He Jrlud Gone to See Indian Troops Loss Fell Keenly in Canada Owing to Close Relation to Canuck Troops Allies Take Offensive at Many Points and Make Some Headway j Mr." 1 had Francis LADY LETHBRIDQE her Red Cross, .hospital, where hundreds of wounded Belgians and Germans are located "Thit the communication oi the Hi'.ml of Tiaiic the reduc- of .salaries he luid on ihe xuble until the commissioners can feel tiie pul.-i? of the people as to the purl-ion oi' ihe.r salaries it is thought UIR commissioners should relate vu trie city." 'Ihat resolution, canieil :H ihi.s n e ting of th t- m ui suncrs irnlic tcs their at.liti.dc ti Wdi I tl? re luctioiH 1 it the Ic id tl 1 ric'r inciting lj i Ihuis dai I lie comn is loitUJj hi c put it up to the people an 1 now it, is tor the piople to mahc ii nsphes hPinl lurthcr >1000 of tup gi tut 10 tie Diitish Columbii but oi ill Cniada Gall hospital wis o dci-d nas- Hon Wra Tcnnleman forniei I Muor II m ic things Dr ConWi. are nmnstti of mines aril president of! h s a short imrnou Hf s lu so in a. riio limes Prlntln in 1 Put I-hins letter .to the Herald in which he re- Co L'd Victori i who died to I fprs to tl'.c statements marie hv ?vtr spake feelingly, j Londoi neiiy, on.tin- man 3Jired himself to Cdiiai uring- Britain's last; war. HIS loss toiidi-i rottd be a distinct snoci; to the Km-; lion tiiil the'boUv be cremated.! EARL ROBERTS Field Marshal of the British. Army, who passed away in" France on Sat- urday. Though warned not to ex- pose himself in the severe- weather. j he insisted on visiting th-2 troops of 3 native land., and pneumonia Artillery Bombardments hi Rig Blizzard Order of the Day Xuv. 15, minster Abbey Ims been rjlleml us a resulting from the exposure caused Field Marshal Karl '_ _ BC No tnnl old meiof L j Lady Roberts, the daughter, it is an-r is unable .to accept the oner. The hotly of the. uisLinguishi'd sol- j i dii'r will bo brcJght liouiL- to Eng- land in a law davs. it is understood till Larl Pobcrtt, wished to b bur liel it Ml Saints church it Yscot j i car Ms home dclim L innounce I inent the biuul place iSj expected shortix to I3ans despatch I arl, Uooertb w is uhibcit not to go to the front in til Ihe weithQi Moderated j but lit re'usel to postpone tlic pro kmn arranged lor him Larl Hubert is the eighth distm of t r of tli British ainu in i na'H to die since the btamnmk the wii Ihe list in ludes, Genet Ross Taylor, Former Local Boy at Front Tells Evidence of German "Kiillur" r i T T GtRMAN LINER CAUGHT Lull in the Fighting in France While Storm King Occu- pies the Arena THE WINTER CAMPAIGN London, Nov. .overnight war summary follows to me that a little more light Ml'-' Templeman 'camo to British- be thrown upon th? Columbia -in -18S4 and entered the paid Uie-city solicitor, i newspaper business, asaociatsd Ihe lu'luwmg lett-is arc fiom incmb is of tin now camp d in ngland one is written Lelhbriilgt) boy, to Lord Koberta the'whole German press Mr" ani1 Mrs- tlufh other is from Uilliam odor eris, 'On (..he occasion of the deat-li Berlin. Nov. 15 (via wireless to.. to1 reports reaching here from Constantin- ople, the Khedive of Egypt will leave the Turkish capital shortly to assume command of tlis Turk- ish operations against; Egypt. He' will be accompanied by a suite of. fifty persons. FRENCH OFtfiCOAL Paris, Nov. 16, p. m. The. French official aimouacement given, put in Paris this afternoon says that yesterday alcag'tiie Yser canal, be- tween Nieuport and .Dixmudc, the th He is as follows The Germans who endeavored to cross the canal'between Dixmudo 'Bixchoote. were driven back and a1 German regiment was destroyed' south ot BixchoG'te. Two German at- tacks near Yprcs were repulsed and the French have taken the -pftensfvK and driven the enemy from positions; taken them a ago Canadrin continent ,l ng the da i oi, vesterdav along PH fr i M-ne ser cana' from Nioyport to tin- i nc i r-ii LflUntry ul, tho rwer [rom Dixmude laylor Is. and the the fighting was limited tc bvchangcs rOIMfM DL-t STROYEjr foui of most desperate i SUI fighting there I" a lull Ju the battle fl ur .Flanders. With tnis lu 1 howe er stationery and law" books and paid I his own rent. We had no misgivings, I at the time about S2100 per annum BRITAIN 'HELPS GREECE Advance! to Help Pay for vyarshiF.'s Bulldinrj in England Loi don lb i elegraplnng from tiie correspondent of the Co. says'it announced in the Giecian Cham her of-.'Deputles today uiat. Great Britain had the Gieck ernment 000 000 tp piy for wai ships for Greece, to'.tie constructed in English- ship y.ards SIX 'MONTHS FOR PERJURY Medicine Hat, -Altn., Henry Schneider the voung fellort who swore falsely to protect his em- liloyei at v prelirulnarv Jiearing and In trial told .a story, pleaded kuiity to a perjury charge and was sentenced to months in the Lethbridge gaol Justice ives was lenient on account of his ig norance- and frank admission of the crime. DEMOCRATS WIN IN NEVADA Carson City, >Jov G Nw Dt-ii ccrat is elected iUaited .-States Senator over Sftinuci PMtte, RepilbUcan by a plur ftllty according to the re Suit of Uie official canvaes which completed Ima come little relief for the men.. In the trenches, as the, 'artillery and rifle fire to -which they-.lmve been 'subject- ed with hardly any Intermission has tieen replaced by one of those' se- eie storms hicli KO often accora pantes November in' this latitude. In some parts of. th.e; storm has reigned the proportions of J. hhz on Uie sea a heavy lanSb and the battlefields are getting- their fuil shaio of wmd and rain Foi the most, part the opposing armies been POU ent o buett eacll othci at long range hut the Germans made il attacks around Iprefe w mth acroiding to the French Gtcn eral Staff, have be'en repulsed with heavy losses. Despite these .it is., not. be iieved fiat tiie anj in tention of giving up their attempt-' to the 1 rench coast, and tiie Al Met are Plaboiate prepare tions to block anj further ad anc In. force. Extensive defence, erected along the Yser. Canal, 'and" the French armies are line fiom the JBclgiaa border Eoutii to the River Oise, and. pushing forward ap- pioach works which place thorn in a better position for offence, The Germans report that theyliayja taken a few hundred- British.- and French urisoners, but .that the orahle weather hass impeded their pro grcsb Concerning" the tffehtuig around ude; the public must-rely'-bnVunoffi ai icports Here it IB said thf Germans ire findi ij tli village a death trap. :They bayeVbSsn unable to debouch fiom this point In ;he day time, as all this approaches, ire by -the" Allies' guns iul attacks met with dis aster. I he fact is apuai Jit tha.t nci lici jlde has been able to make any.-seiisl- )le advance both being so we 1 en trenched that neither artilleo nor in "anlry can move them: Germans are; .turjiftigHBelgium nto a fortress which meaiib tli at if ;hcj do iiOi, succeed in advancing intend to he nrenared for a. win er in Ketgium, The Whole conit rom'.Ostend to In a stftte..of.idefentie'nnd a fa r compionnse on tl e Conj beate s attack was some- what hitter, and in view of his own communication to the City Council under dale of Slav 4, 1'Jll, this at- '.ack was inconsistent. In that letter, Mr. Conyfcoire put the rcason.ih'e -oinrv at, S.J500 per but in the generosity of his heart he oiietud fits i.rin's services at The Council saw fit to employ 'Mr. Ball at the figures Mr. Conybeare's (inn would undertake the work. The Council under the demand' for economy reduced this salary to 52400, which was continued by th; 1911 Council under the advice just referred to. Attached is a copy of the letter referred to. Yours truly D. L. Hardic, Mayor. (Continued on "iv T) lie rebimied from tue uppei house cabled a of .sympathy and and was elected to the House of Com. Roberts upon the mops for Victoria in 1906. In the e'i-j death of Earl Roberts, the veteran >ctlon-.of 1908 he was unsuccessful in, Victoria, but was elected by. acclam- ation for Comox-Atlin. He was de- feated in 1911 on the question of re- ciprocity BIG WAR LOAN Salisbury is More Lonely than Calgary? London, .Nov. winter qiiartsrs for the Canadian contingent- are rapidly.'approaching completion at! Lark Hill. Seeing that a frost-sdgetl wind b jtht, o cr balisburv pla n'al most daily, fcae members of the con- tingent naturally hail with delight the s .the tenls for .London, Nov. greatest single demand ever made upon the material resources of Great Bri- tain., was voiced hv Premier, As- ;quith this aiterncoii when in the House of Commons-he moved .an additional credit for war purpos- ,es- oi wiik'h, in addition to millions already voted in August ib mat to inciea e of more tlnn fifty percent, in the nitibnal dent. The Premier told the House that .the larirest portion of the first already had been -expended in tee conduct of military, loans to the allies and disbursements for food supplies for the country Field Marshal was as 'follows England. The cable FROM ROSS TA-YLOK Salisbury Plain, OcU 28, 19.14. Bear Mother and Father Just a. line to let yoiuknbw 1- am well and enjoying life :fme in ..Old Vs Alimstei of "Militia ami Defence Tngljnd "are dulling for Canada, and on behalf of Can ada's great 'army of citizen soldiers, I respectfully request your kind ac- ceptance of these, our 'sentiments 'Please accept sincerest condolence and sympathy in hour. The soldier idpl, one strongest links and do'ng a good deal, trpo Am glad to say both Toiir- letters reafh d mt 0 K Hope jou kept m> post card with tic boat I sailed on as to get anothei and icture of the ot be able it when I pictur 1 11 n come bic for sea sickness I do 01 Empiie n friend and leiricr will' not know anUhmg ibout it, hut rath t-s, no moie he will i His ei enjoyed the whole although insoiralion wiH be eternal lajiadab we wote on tin, r niietean dajs one and all, feel deeply) The weatuei here is quite llea e toiriev to Lady It h..s nut been cold but we have Mleen als thtse our heartfelt sen had ram almo t eterj dav On Sat- jurdav d n (i- before Lord London, Nov. iff. Marshal I arl ItobeiuS died night in rance_ from pneumonia tcitDiam Kobeits T. I eau ram suddenlj came upon us and atUiouira wp oughlj soaked before niakuij, tent uc were able to put on "dry clothes. from Field Marshal Sir John Trench j Had a thice of bsence commander of the Bntish expedition dn 1 went to London The countn arv forces on the coiitiUDnt apprised is hilh with Leauiiful trees Carl Kitchener secretarj oi stat-for irvwnere feome places remind mt oi war tit the death ol s> great, Ontario London is one treat metro I e deeply regret read you j that polis. It would take ai.nionth'.just to go aioun 1 to the 'aces Two Edmonton Recruits Shot as German Spies Lord Roberts cued al 8 o clock this interest Ihej we are to (toaturdai) evening; j guird opMlng ,i Parh- ntnt md 10 GREET TILL IN DUN Mill be amped in the citj TROOI fa is in honor tor the Panulitn Pield Marshal Roberts was fcrccs Iiu, people m Lcidon ire lomple the south of Hixehoote. To the southeast of Ypres two. other German attacks were repulsed. On cur part we taken the of 1 fenbivc and reconquered certain point1? of; support which the enemy some days ago succeeded in capturing 'Between Lys 'and the Oise, there have been only operations of minor importance and partial progress b> our advance In the region of and in the Ghanv- there have been artifc. lery engagements without results 1 Tn the Argonne, the town or Hubert has again'been attacked by., the Germans, but without success In the region of St. Mihiel, a sur- prise'attack un-dertaken by the enemy against Apremont resulted in1 failure; There hat, little actiMtj in, the Vosges. BEKLIN OFFICIAL Reiln Nov following of- ftcial announcement-is made 'In the western arena.of. the .war both sides showed only tivitv }esterdaj on account ot tha storms. In i landers our attacks are pi o gressing sloulj but in the forest jot Aigonne we obtained further im- portant successes. i Ihe fighting in the east cuitmues our troops operatmc; m Fast Prussia the cnenu in colonel ur chief ol the Indnn tloops trcit an 1 cani'iot do too much lor the region souti ol liad to Tiance to gnc them his, ftoppcl frequently on the Troops" frcm PruiMa succesi- greetmg hoon after hn arm il ht itrei.t anil to ft I fully ixbisted the cl Pu-sians became seriously ill lie suffered kinds cl qucbtions abo it Canadi at buMu and after1 a succe-, nil hat- from i snen chill on llmrsdi) and some uUulh foolHli at that tic at Lipno drdve them Lack m the pnoainonn rapidl, ileieloped Ihs t00 The giils sav the} vould not le direi-tion nf Plock great age 82 cars militale-1 isiinst ualkme up mth a fellow! RUbbiANb VNGING his reco.very, the crisis in the disease Uitlieb for thcj t btrong Russian forces advane- Sfedicine Hat, Nov. die enough to fight for Ling across the tight hank of the Vis- sensational siory not given in tlio The tlie death of Lord Rob- their coonlry {ula rnei made prisoners Jml telegraphic'' despafcches 'comes in a more enduring habitations. The Canadian soldier at Sal- from the t do not mind the lone isbur> Plailib to n Medicine Hat citi liness althuugli they say that The. letter states that two mem- bury Pl-im biats Galgaij was for bers of the contingent from Edmon trtt. came as an entire surpnsi 1 nglami I he vtpran s dexqtio to i the inftrests of .tiie army, his hard Belgians and itia BUGIANS feature! ten talking to of nachine up to Aes- in. tins connection md his s-om ful thx w d> tl ev hfvC good health had been the subject old people are being killed Who are that and it I art Hill they will be ton im shot as German spies upon ol comment ilnci th bediming of the ,mnblc to g-t out, of thejas of'the'ol our suctcsies at a bit licmer such compa j a" the annul of the .ontingcnt at camp Hi was the inobt populai" mill crlni Gernidiis, are burmilK m Ituss nn Poland on tlntchcd of cm of jit is said that these Uo men poison tirv lignrc in Great Jintun md i crvllung m sight London orf miles notlhuest ol l'! <-d the food on the ship thev were on national hero without rual in the at Belgian refugees and I one Rub un arnn cor going acios and two men on boar 1 fectioni of the pepplL rov aboul ten ye-ttB nil both' to Ub were driven hart CAUSES OF WAR 'ope Issues Encyclical Setting Forth Four Causes of. Conflagration Rome, Nov. Pope todav caused to be published his announc- ed encyclical urging peace nmong the ut the food on the ship thev were on national hero without rual in the at going ncios and two men on boarl fectionb of the peoplt wore seHouslv ill wis1 I IVPI) I OR Hlfa searched and dope was found on these Despite hib he 'ltd never two who wre put in detention -ind "ised hard work since lire iipnuii il retirement, and as lie :had often A decision has been arrived at on the battle which has on for the last 10 divs in continuation loclawek m the Vistula id 1'lock where scv i ui armj corps in both1 to us were driven hack tevond Kutno rested as'a German spy. rov about ten his hands nit off jdbt abovo tho, to the prpsenl reports we so he ooJld noWfight against] made 23000 prisoners and cantured them 'Hiej were poor over 20 machine guns as well -._ i cannon Ine immher of uhali has not jet iMPr tamed IUKKISH CLAIMS t 'Berlin 16 4n of During the last five or sit veais Berlin today olamis Mrttrtr' jwhen the German war cloud had beei ;