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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 22, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume vm. Calgary Churches Favor the Union Calgary, Alta., Nov. 22-Church union carried in the Presbyterian churcheB of Calgary by a vote of about three to one. Banff and Canmore are yet to be heard-from. Rural district!! voted overwhelmingly: for the proposal.' T' � �� lethbridge, alberta, monday, november 22, 1915 RUSSIAN MINISTERS WHO HAVE QUIT CANDIDATE OFFER PAY Huns Agree to Pay Indemnity for American Lives But Will Not Apologize for Atrocity Chicago, Ills., Nov. 22.-The Washington correspondent of the Chicago Tribune today says : "Germany has agreed to pay the United States an indemnity for 115 American lives lost when the Lusitania was torpedoed by a German submarine^last May. Germany, however, refused to apologize to the United States for t,he sinking of the liner. It'transpires that Count Von Bernstorft offered inderunitv at his conference with Secretary Lansing last i Week. At the same time be. ; transmitted the refusal of the German government to make the disavowal'demanded by "" London, Nov, 22.-The sinking of aTurkish transport which was carrying 600 soldier* across the Sea of Marmora, Is reported in a message from Zurich, forwarded from Amsterdam by the Central News Agency. The, message says the transport struck a mine and .nearly all on board were -drowned. President Wil- Tarrytpwn, N7Y., Nov. 22.-A'Dlttt to kill John D. Archbold; president 5f the Standard Oil Co., was frustrated by the finding of a dynamite bomb in the wheel rut of a roadway on his estate here,, leading from the financier'! home. Tn-the opinion of Chief of Police William J. Bowles, the bomb consisted of four sticks of dynamite with wired percussion caps, and Chief Bowles said last night he believed the plan was to blow up Mr. Archbold in his automobile as he was driving over what is known as the south road, away from his: home. pat growing fast Subscription* to the Patriotic Fund in Lethbridgs are growing apace. Each day adds generous sums to the big list......already standing to the- credit of the fund in the hands of the local committee. The" committee is greatly pleased with the manner in which the campaign is proceed-: Ing, and the response" the appeals are receiving from citizens generally. If any have been Inadvertently overlooked by the committee, these would greatly assist: if they would see the- secretary, M r. Peterson, or' any member of the eommfttee. Bad Auto Smash ' C. 'W^ftarrup w'aB the victim of an auto accident Saturday, night',, which might have resulted fatally for him, but fortunately- gave him a few minor bruises. While crossing" the irrigation bridge just southeast of town, his car ran full speed.into the end of the fence lining the bridge. The top-pllank of the fence smashed through the radiator of the car, through the engine case and through the, dashboard. The car was thus impaled on the big plank, and Mr. Harrup narrowly escaped serious injury. The car is a wreck. � � Start Trial of German in N. Y. in Conspiracy Case W. L. McKenzie Announces Himself as Candidate for Vacancy on City Council W. L. McKenzie, who has been in the electrical business for 8 years in Lethbridge, announced himself to the Herald today as a candidate for the commissioriership , of public utilities, the election for which is to be held on Monday, Dec. 16th. Mr. McKenzie will contest the election with Arthur Reid, the present incumbent of the position, who was elected two years ago, when commission go\ernment first went into effect. The term of the commissioner from now on will be three � years. Mr. McKenzie, in offering himself as a candidate, states that he believes that, since 75 per cent, of the work of the commissioner of utilities is electrical a practical electrical man should be'in charge, Mr. McKenzie has spent 18 years in electrical and mechanical construction. He is a native of Middlesex county, Ontario: For three years he was with the electrical department of. the Algoma Steel'Co., for a year and a-half was erecting Otis-Fenson elecj-trical elevators, and- for three years was with the Electrical Construction Co., of Hamilton. During the eight years he has been in business in Lethbridge he has done the greater part of the electrical construction in all the towns in southern Alberta, and has installed most of the large electrical plants- of the mines in the district. >� -. .,, i, . OPERATIONS IN SOUTH SERBIA SUSPENDED London, Nov. 22.-For the time being, military operations in southern Serbia have been almost suspended. This is regarded England as an encouraging sign for the Serbians and their Allies,' in view of the fact that a few days ago, a Bulgarian advance from Prilepe to Monastir appeared certain. with M. Kriv- On left is M.Sazonoff, Minister of Foreign Affairs who, oshein, Minister of Agriculture, and Kharitonoff, are reported as leaving the Russian Ministry. "� ; '; . �. . OFFENSIVE AT DARDANELLES ROTTEBDAM, NOV. 22. (Via London) -THE COLOGNE GAZETTE REPORTS THAT A - GREAT OFFENSIVE MOVEMENT HAS BEEN INITIATED-AT THE DARDANELLES BY THE ALLIES; * * * PARTY LEADERS . are fiscal agents here of ........ . . , . ; the British and French'governments), of conspiracy to defraud jand var|ouB European-consuls!-- When the one o'clock recess was taken nine tentative jurors .had - ', NORMAN MUNROE, son 6� A. W. Munroe. STANLEY MUNROE, son of A. W. Munroe. JA8. WATSON, son of Robt. Watson. Lieut. HAROLD HIGINBOTHAM, son of J. D. Hlglnbotham. STANLEY MUNROEj in England as a mechanic on war munitions, son of A. W. Munroe. ' �Ottawa, Ont.; Nov. 20.-Realizing the'urgency and necessity for immediate action relative to extending the term of the present parliament to prevent a war election, it is understood tHat Sir' Wilfrid Laurier will join with Sir Robert Borden . in an" addres4 to the British parliament asking for. action by - thc Imperial parliament to prevent the possibility of a Dominion election during the war. y ------- ? ? ? ? ?  ? ? Great Feeling of Optimism Now Prevails-Kitchener Conferring With Constantine Secures Favorable Agreement for Allies-Russia to Send Troops BLOCKADE GREECE TO FORCE DEMANDS Montreal, Nov. 22.-Within an hour of the publication today of the official advertisement of Canada's $50,-000,000 war loan, banks, financial and i business houses in Montreal announced subscriptions totalling over $17,- 000,000. ,. Success Assured Ottawa, Nov. 22. - Although the London, Nov. 22.-Rumors of last week that the Entente Allies had determined to compel Greece to repudiate all hints that she might interfere with the passage of Allied troops across her territory have been substantiated by the inauguration of a pacific blockade. This measure is expected to elicit an Immediate declaration from the Greek government defining its intentions clearly without further hesitation or ambiguity. Some dispatches in Athens go. so far as to say this has already been attained as a result of Earl Kitchener's conference : with King Constantine, and that he received assurances of a satisfactory nature. The British government, however, has not yet intimated that Greece has complied with the demands of the Allies. Greece is described as a - prey to conflicting emotions. The fear of Germany, whose military success has brought the Balkan war theatre nearer, and her natural sympathy for the cause. of the Allies, dictate opposite paths out of her difficult neutrality. Some Greek . newspapers regard the blockade of Greece as a violation of international law. It has caused a profound impression ,-upon which immediate, actionals' predicted. .,� \ . Very Optimistic Paris, Nov. 22:-Though the-press is silent regarding the recent-Allied conferences, inner circles- are/beginning I'Paris^ Nov. 22.-The report that the Serbians have won-an important vie, ^ b^gl^i'^sho^, AsTml� tory over the Bulgarians near Lesko- ' . - . , ,, iv'ats, $on'the Nisli-Saloniki Railroad., .25 miles isoutb of Nish, is corroborated in dispatches received today from the Serbian minister at Athens. The message saya that after a battle of several days, in which the Bulgarians--sustained enormous losses, the remnants of their army, fled in disorder to,the eastern bank of the Mor-ava -River. -.' The. victory is regarded'as a definite one. the message says, securing that part of the line from further attack for some time. Canadian war loan was only thrown! 2""jV ' T17"7, ' , , t open to subscribers today, %its com- t0 d'8cuss the leading decisions-reach plcte success - is already assured. Chartereaj.banks iof- :Canada , will alone take tip fifty per cent, of the loan. They have notified' the minister of finance that they will subscribefor $25,000,000 of the loan! Despite these big subscriptions, the minister of finance explains that small subscribers ed. It is learned from confidential sources that the Entente leaders now view the eastern situation' Jn complete harmony and much more optimistically than the public imagines. Besides the Franco-British force in Macedonia, which is continually in- creasing, Russia is preparing a stilt larger force in Bessarabia, which ia -the real reasan for Germany's new effort on the Styr, and is also describ- " ed here as trying to induce Rumania-to intervene and cut German-Bulgar* v ian communications where the if -fence would be extremely Weakened owing to lack of reinforcements. The Temps announces that "Britain will assemble at Saloniki all her avalli-V .. Earl Kitchener, but that his visit waa � too unexpectedly sudden and brief tq si, permit of any formal reception. To Give Assurance London Nov. 22.-While no officials statement has been published, it l� certain the Greek government huifc > solved to give the Al lies every assnr*.. ance-required to dispel their,apj>re��> henslons ' concerning , the possitte, treatment of their troo'ns in. M�ce�';.--4onia, and that the basis of agreement satisfactory., tteen patch The Associated Press has learned^': however, thilK. the French authorities}4 have made the strongest represents-' tions to the throne respecting the: necessity; that Greece give assurances of>..' Simister, EagIlsh-^ii^yjfSSl Shields, Canadian ; Alt. Levin*, .AhfeffS erican. ' Oh Saturday night, the lethbridge , Pipe Band under direction : of:ri:: -Pip^fcr^ Major Home, played in front oti^S recruiting office. ' 1 URGE FLEET OE wm subs; IN BAllfe :i This morning, after three days of recruiting, over 50 men were on: par-.' ade for drill. The drills will in future be conducted at the home guard headquarters at the old roller, rink, .vliich lias been secured by arrangement,.with: tticj city commissioners. Sergt. Kicli-ards had his recruits down at* the rinK this morning. >: The recruiting officers are immensely pleased with the Way in which rc> cruits are coming forward. Americans arc prominent m numbers, as are also, of course, the men from. the.land of the heather. Canadians also - are signing on in good numbers; Since Saturday noon, 19 more recruits have been' sworn on. They are: Canadiiin:;P; Roderick Bain, Sutherland,; ScotchTNor-Walter King, English; .A. MARKETS Novembaf. wheat.. December-wheat., November oats ... December flax-''.. . .10114 96% 40% 180ft .WEATHER High .sty O^Vraily fair" ^in^tsmpsrature. arid 48 29 not MR. Is your-mother proud to see you sitting safe beside the fire? Are you quite the gallant hero that she pictured in your sire? ./-.�-�ft - .n. Do you think your life more precious than your-soldier ibrother's life? Has your conscience'quite absolved you from your country's holy strife? Do you stand with head uncovered when they sing "God Save/the King"? Is your loyalty but mouthing-a safe, loud clamoring? ' . 'i �"j.H',�'� y Are you. just a British soldier'when the bands play in the park- " \ And what is called a "Slacker" when the days are cold and dark'? Did your sluggish iblood run warmer when your soldiers held the !Htlns, When they faced a Are of murder to win back the captured guns? , � Did you shout aloud, for ;Canada, 'with a warm glow in your heart*' ' {�; But ne'er a wish to':help them--nor vow to do your part? J  xt,,^-, ,*. Are yod proud to be a.Briton? "X�o you know the .reason why? \','J It's because of'Celt or Saxon, they were not afraid to die. ^' . - i They gave their lives for Freedom-to keep the'ir children ffee ' They drained-,th_e grail.of .courage beside their mother's knee; :l*. There's no Canadian maiden :f,r>. ' Ashamed to meet your.fellows who have listened to the call.7*-'*' -: There is dearth of men� A s'^yl' According to current reports a pow*, erful British squadron convoyepV tb^�',. submarines to the entrance of the CfUU ' tegat at Skaw, the northernmost point-off the Jutland coast. The large ships stopped,- there,; "while- the destroyers convoyed the submarines as far aa. Blsinore, at the narrowest part of the Sound,, whence the submarines proceeded to the Baltic. , ni'r  � KHAKI league mm ,1 , .MBlT� TON|OH�% An important meeting of the '.tf -a* j, A.. 4>.;'Khajki league.is to be held,this i-at< TorontovNeSpa^ 5i|JS-�""-*".??�" ---tsTj* MkmJm 7611 ;