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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 18, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIII. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1915 NUMBER 287 Constantine Gradually Getting Control of Affairs to Carry Out Aims of Ger- many-People Have No Voice Dr. E. J. Dillon, Home corres- being systematically.-disavowed. nonilcnt of tlie London Daily I How could tlie entente Ohronicle.) I cept (assurances, however' solemn, Koine, Tuesday, Nov. 1ft (delayed) from any imnisier'or cabinet, ap- Ualkan peninsula will remain pointed by the for the special the centre .of political interest until purposes oi carrying out Germany s tlie danger of further treachery from designs against themselves, the neutral states there has been do King Refuses Request iimtdy dispelled. 1 write with fust Ninety Vcnizelos deputies imrfi hand knowledge of facts, not all of years old have become liable to niili- which are realized or even known, tary service since-the dissolution oi For example, the circumstance is not the chamber. They petitioned the yet apprehended nor generally believ- war minister to grant them .one I'd that the league of nionarchs pre-ar-. month's leave of absehce for elector- ranged by the was completed a! purposes, and the war minister, in principle before-thc war broke out who is Constantino's right hand man and .that the .original conception was more comprehensive than the final This falling of! between and realization was due in areat not to the resistance of part of the monarchs .tempted, but solely to the veto of certain of their refused the request, for the King determined 'at all -costs to create Gerhianophile parliament hostile to the entente powers. Vet he expects these powers to re- ly upon the oral promise oE a provis- ional minister that the Allies need i'niiuential subjects. The promptitude apprehend no stab in the back. Vetii- aiul thoroughness of who zelos himself is alleged to have re- forestalled the unsuspecting" entente puweis, formed and began by- obtaining assurances .that none would harm, while some would help her. The -only way in which, the entente. at any .time thwart the Teu- tonic sehc-mes was by deploying plied two days ago to. a number of syndicate of kings merchants of Athens and Piraeus, who exhorted him to allow his party to take an active hand in elections "I am of the opinion that absenta- tion is advisable under prevailing; cir- cumstances, for even if the Liberals won the electoral campaign and were returned to power in the majority, they still find it impossible to and naval forces today. More per- jieater military theirs -_..... cmptoriH lefore is the realue their programme" this -method postulated That means that even if the Greek nv events. Assurances of benevolent people again announce .their deter- jieutrahty Javishcd by Premier Skou- mmation to their duty and eschew Joudisaro-'less solemn and less bind-; disloyalty, the field marshal of the i tne lormal treaty obhga- Prussian aiim would none the less tions aithumed bj all Greece toward execute his brcther-m-law's designs. Serbia 1 hey are far less solid than i Effective constraint m Greece's in- the promises, made by "who ierests and our is the onls me- MJS backed by tlieiKing, parliament- thod that can be employed with any ann nation at the tune and is now vhope of. success. v Vindicate Doctor Who Let Defective Child Die Chicago, 111., Nov. vindication of Dr. Harry J, Haiselden, surgeon, who declined to operate on the defcctivif Bellinger" baby, and thus save its', life, will be recommended to the coroner's jury, which is to conduct an inquest today. 'The child died yes terday Recommendation foi vindi- cation will be made by Dr H O W coroner's..physician, who conducted a secret post mortem on infant an: hour after Its death in-the German-American hos- pital last, night. Coroner Peter M. Hoffman had. in- dicated that unless the post-mortem -o proved the chMd a mental defective, the trial of .Dr. Haiselden, chief of the hospital staff, for criminal negligence for 'not saving life, Mrs. Anna Bollinger, the mother, who gave her consent to Jet it .die, has not been told of its death. She had never looked on its face. is weak and has .a high a nurse said: "It would not do to tell her now." From every corner of the United States, telegrams came to. Dr. deu today expressing the thoughts of physicians; social workers, prominent women and men on'the strange xase. GET EARUV ED POLICEMAN HAS COMMIS- PITAL .REPORT Slacked, Nov. 10 number oS Macleod inert who enlisted as privates hate received promotion since their enlistment, am! uteiitl} tuo corpor- als have been promoted to tne tank of sergeant. Their names are T S Milburn, A S C Calgary, and L Nash, 13th O ftl ft Medicine Hat Sergeant Milburn was a icsident ot thu> town for over ten jears and al- Uiough he fast approaching the he vas one 01 the first to Chicago, NOT 18 Mrs Anna Bol linger, mother of tlie 'defective infant which was permitted to die yester- day, was told today ot its death. She made no comment excepj to re- peat thai the denial of. the simple operation which uould saved the baby's life, was best for all con- cerned. BRITISH TAKE OFFENSIVE AT GALLIPOLI; MAKE BIG GAINS Providing the response from the cltlzerts who have not been can- vassed is as generous as those al- ready heard from, this city will contribute the allotment made by the South Alberta branch. At to- day's luncheon there were encour- aging reports made by the teams. A considerable increase over yesterday's figures was announc- ed. Citizens are displaying in- terest in the work, and in very many cases real sacrifices are be- ing made jn order to assist the fund. A large number of people have still to be canvassed, and it will take some days to conclude the work. It will be some time before the entire constituency will be canvassed, and the final result of the campaign announc- LONDON, Nov. 18.--The British Ai-tny at the Dardanelles has resumed the offen- sive and have captured 280 yards Q{ i urk- ish Trenches. RECRUITING FOR 113TH Invaders Have Lost Town to French- AWAY AT GOOD SWING The new Kiltie regiment of bridge is off to a good this morning the were considered, and will he on this afternoon. The recruitin oflices, (iOO Third Avenue South, are beginning to be the centre of inter- est, and gradually the nucleus of Lethbridge's first full infanuy bat- talion is being gathered together. Encouraging statements are .heard on all hands regarding the new unit, and From every quarter conic ofkrs Leth- of recruits, swing, and assisting Mr. Ball first applicants Ims in llis vlsual enthusiastic F. Downer is now in recruiting, and style, into the work of getting sworn mam, recruits as possible in as short a space of time as possible. If some arrangement is come to re- garding a kilties band, it is the. in- tention to have the hand on parade as much as possible as a stimulus to recruiting.' Arrangements are' how bcir.g made for the billeting of the. recruits as thev are taken on. Serb Army Menaced in Monastir Flee Paris, Nov. successes both for French and British, forc- es in Serbia, are reported by tlie Athens corresnondent of the flavas Agency. The Bulgarians have lost the town of Kasturino to the French and hiive been defeated by the British on the Valondovo-Rabrovo front. LET US DOUBLE IT Washington, D.C., Nov. affidavit by Dr. CecNe Oriel, the only, native'American survivor of the Italian liner Ancona, directly contradicts the Austro-Hungarian government's" official ,statement the ship was not shelledjiy the attacking submarine after sfie Stopped.. The State, department today was notified of the exist- ence of the affidavit by a. consu- lar dispatch. The little town of Wilkie in Saskatchewan has decided to raise for the Patriotic Fund. Lethbridge should do twice as well. Let everybody, large and small, rich and poor, do their share during the Patri otic Fund campaign, and it will possible for Lethbridge to raise twice the amount Wilkie has agreed to raise. CalgarV .the glcv ception, operatic: Refused to Work in Munition Plant London, Nov. ot Pte. F Whittater, aged 21 years, v ho! tuo fjoara has been a prisoner al Geissfin, expansion, rrceued information that he has been buiplus as the result oi last i sentenced to two vears' imprisonment nm-ntinnq it was -cheated SI "S ttTor "l London, Nov. nibbles- dale-said in the House of Lords today, in addressing a question to the Mar- quis of Landsdowne, that he under- stood Lieut.-General Charles Monro, commander of the British expedition at._.tlie Dardanelles, had reported in favor of the withdrawal of the Brit- ish army at the Dardanelles. tMarquis of Landsdowne an. nouneed Uiat the goveimment asked Earl Kitchener to .visit the eastern Mediterranean, its opinion, the report of Sir Charles Monro and eudencc accompanying did not seem all to .enable the government iiijts made at. its in- I to come to 'a conclusion on -the great rta 'Farmers' Co- j question of policy- involved Ur Company, after organization and rapid has accumulated a sub- sidercd munitions of war. He writes home over Don't i dene Tt is something I shall not be ashamed of when war is over." private Whit-taker enlisted in Bri tish Columbia and belongs to Rish- too, Lancashire --0-- riual shareholders'- T havp at FaSct hal Churchill Leaves for Western Front Ixmuon, Nov. cer Churchill, former First Lord of the Admiralty arid Chancellor of the iij1 of Lancaster, in the uniform of lis regiment; left for the front today. wife bade him farewell, on. the railroad station where .he passed .unrecognized as he -waited to enter a special car Felger Farm Has Grown Some Remarkable Crops This Year One of the moat remarkable crops grown in -this year :of remarfcablo crops, is that which has just been threshed on the big farm of the Fel- ger Farming Co, eight miles south of Lethbridge, of nhich L. A. Felger is manager.. Mr. entire wheat overage oiTii Ins name for enlistment when over 50 bushcis to the acre Alto- OMR, was gether ho had acres in gram Squadron, 13tli recruited here nas foi boinc fivr jears cmplojcd at A farm instructor on the nioocl Ho- .BMVC. Secures Commission Coiporal Wright, who has been sla- tioneil al the mounted Police liar- racks here for the past Uo lias secured a comnucsion in thr Bri- tish army and has heen allowed to purchase his diiChatRC Now Sergt-Major Sergeant Mead, 11 N W M 1', who" was icccntly transferred from tho Pass to Athabasca Landing, has hum promoted to the rank of serseant- Sergeant Major Mead scncd fo? some time in barrack-, hero cons'talilc. Although a young man hcjlias cojisliloraMo cxpcr- Itlict m the. police force. ON PAGE 3) crops and 117 acres in alfalfa Considerable experimenting ,was canted on b> Mr. Felger, and the re suits are given below One plot, acres, with 201bs seed to the acre, yielded 40 bushels 241bs, to the acre. Pldt of 143 acres, SOlbs seed to acre, jielded -15 bushels Plot of 5 45 acres, 401bs seed to acre, yielded 54 bushels per acre Plot of seed .to acre, sown iii rows, l4 inches apart, j ielded 50 bushels Plot of 5 22 341bs. seed to acre, sown in rows 21 inches apart, yielded 45 bushe'is-lUlbs! Plot of 4.94 acres, with ot seed to acre, yielded 31' bushels afilbs to ere. Plot of 6 26 with lOlbs seed to aero, folded T Plot of acres, with GOlba seed] to r' acre, yielded 57 bushels ISlbs. to acre This land was all harrowed once with lever barrow, and again with Hal- lock spring tooth weeder. It wasiall Marquis wheat. "The 2S-incli rows were cultivated twice, arid the 21-inch rows., once; A field of 133.15 acres witu-371bs. of seed -to the acre, "'64.87-' bushels1 to the acre. Of this, 218 acres were of 5 Inch summer fallow, and -3 ielded 7367 bushels TO tlte acre, 218 acres morn on 6-inch summer fallow, yield- ed 7G% bjshels to" tlie ncre; 21 8 acres more, on summer fallow, yield- ed 54 bushels to the acre This piece was bjidly lodgefi, causing heavj waste, owing to deep plowing On 67% acres ot fall plowing, tq 5 inches deep, the average bushels per acre Mr, .Felger' had one field o_f oats winch averaged J _ bushels, jwd ono field of- acres of oats, of sprlnft plowing, and the hal antio stiibb'led second .liracr, but thor cuglily uHich yielded S3 bushels per nrre Tnib land, summer fallowed In 1P3.V raised bushcis of oats in 1913, and an oats crop In 1914 Mr Felger'a first cutting of alfalfu in rows, yielded a little less than tonb per acre, and the second cutting tons per acre. meeting, which vesterday The amount was Delegates, delighted at; the result, decider! yesterday that they would not any dividend, but. would credit the sum to the profit and loss account, carrying it forward to next year. already is in Bulgarian bands. All admit tho Serbian position there is untenable! and that the evacuation ot the city is inevitable. News' that the Bulgarian advance souUuvanl is proceeding rapidly anil has reached a point within a feu- hours of Mcinastir is said to have- caused consternation in that city, xvhose population is fleeing to Greek territory. Judging from the size of the Bul- garian forces rushing from Tetovo southward and from the initial suc- cess of their new turning movement, which has changed entirely the mili- tary situation in southern Serbia, Monastir is in distinct danger. Not only., has the Bulgarian man- _ oeuvre" necessitated abandonment by of unconfirmed rumors and cpntradic-! the Serbians of their position at Ba- tory assertions, without official state- mcnts to establish clearly the pres- ent status of affairs. The Serb- Serbs Flee Town i London, Nov. position jis growings steadily worse, according to information obtained by Renter's correspondent at Athens. The popu- lation of Monastir is fleeing to Fior- ina, in miles south across the Greek border and to Salonikl: Contradictory Reports London, Nor. from tlie Balkans continues to be a patchwork ian armies, with insufficient ammuni- tion and inferior numbers, have been attempting vainly to meet the wide movement of the Bulgarians- threat- ening Prilepe and Monastir, Dis- patches from Athens report., .Prllepe buna Pass, but the Serbian forces which have been holding this entire region are now in the hope of being surrounded and cut oi by Bulgarians advancing -southward from Knishevo. Little.is known of the Serbian situa- tion in the north except, that the' (rer-mans and Bulgarians have made no .fresh gains of consequence. It certainty that the De- paitmenfc of at Edmon- ton will conduct a scries of agricul- tural lectures in Lethbridge some time during the winter In a letter to President Marnoch, arid: read ;at the meeting of the Board oE Trade Hon Duncan Marshall, minis- ter of agriculture, gives his-assur- ance that the department will ai- rangc to put on a course during the winter. He slates, that he is'glad to note; that the Board" of Trade and the business men of this city arp inter e's'ted in such a series o! lectures and expresses his appreciation for the of- fer of cooperation. He slates that he was not !ahle to definite dates Vet, mil be January before tbc department ran m-altc ai langements for Short Course Schools and work 01 this kind Heavy Cannonading Paris, M 'has been vio- lent cannonading on the front of Giv- encliy In the Artois sector, according to an announcement given out by tbe French War Office .this "afte'rucon, MARKETS November wheat December wheat v oati December Ottawa, Nov. .Canadian domestic lQan-win.be for it. was announced here 'tonight. It will pav five and pne-haH per cent interest, and will be sold at 97i-. The first payment will; be .made on Nov 30 and be 10 per cent The next payment will be 7w per cent on Jan 3, and 20 per cent each February, tlarch, April and "Vlay ftrst. Brokers will be. allqwed'a .Quartef one per cent, for placing portions of the loan and Ipoking after .installments and collections: r Oh June .-1st a full half year interest p'ayment will be made. "FISH OR CUT BAIT" The following poem iu the Walt Mason style, has been dedicated to- those who will be invite'd local Patriotic Fuud, and is eloquent in its simplicity "We've had: a twelve month now of war, but the end's not yet in sight, and the challenge cornea to everj man to eitliei pav or fight It's not the time fo hum and air TOUI liofibv up to jou to see just now that tne British Tommy wins. Its not the time to count, on gam, or to fatten ul) reur purse, nolle joui brothers tight toTM the woild from a nil mad liner's curse The wan who stays at home ]ust now has got to foot the bill, and it 8 Just as well to do the thing" with a cheery British-will: .The man iva'cr.leaves his home, his kin, who- leaves behind his all, to piit the kliak'i coior'on ami heed his country's made a sacrifice that's real, and the man who stajs at home has got to bear his burden here without a grouch or groan. It's day to count the cost or what tne tax will be, Khen the Empire's fate hangs on the beam in this fight foi Libeit} When strong men march away to war, our fathers and our sons, to free a blighted Bel- gium from the curse n rought by the e got to play the part ot not the time to got the blood of Wellington, of Nelson and of Drake The call's gone torth to everj man, alike to small and you can't go with tlie fishermen, vou'H hare to cut the bait." FIGHT OR PAY Quebec, Nov. the discharged: soldiers who5 have heen paid off, left for their homes are .Walters, Lethbridge, and W; Wiggays, GcrtemaivAIta. Ralph Connor Now Senior Chaplain ot the Canadian Forces Londoiij .Nov. C- Gdp- don (Ralph Connor) has been moted to the rank oE major, and ap- pointed senior chaplain of" ian forces in England. John Redmond is on Way to Front London, Nov. Redmond, leader of the Irish Nationalists; .has arrived at Boulogne on his way to the western front. Keep an Enthusiastic Front and Don't Get Faint-hearted Don't for a second mat anj- body is a-better hustler than your- a subscription gettei in the Herald's vpte-getting contest. If.oue of your opponents "beats yon to it" and a subscription jou had counted on as sure, put more force in to your work, and be the early bird on the prospect. With' ;a little more than three weeks old, and onlyavsmall pro ind portion of the business gathered In,