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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 25, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY. NOVEMBER 25, 1.9M NUMBER 203 SOUTH ALBERTA WILL RAISE Big Sensation at Salisbury of Men Are Affected MOTIVE UNKNOWN Thought Canadian Troops Will be on the Firing Line by Christmas BROTHER OF RAYMOND MEN WOUNDED AT MOMS JOHNNY WANTS WHAT'S LEFT Raymond, Alta., Nov. William and Charles Smith of tills town have received word from England that their brot- tber Arthur is in the hospital, suffering from a ;seyere wound in the head, 'which he. .goJ.jiL.the battle of Mon Toronto, Nov. Writing from Salisbury Plain under date of Nov. ,7, the Globe's. correspondent, says: "There has been a sensation in the Canadian camp. Orders been re- ceived froin the war olficc that every Canadian volunteer with a German i i Southern Alberta Chapters to Raise to Help This Branch Red Cross 25-CENT SUBSCRIPTIONS! Macleod and Medicine Hat Join of Canvass to be'Later it ip the contingent was affected and tonight scores of men wiili German names have been' apprehended and "taken to the headquarters, wlure they now aw-ait the next move ni the au- thorities. It is possible that they will be taken: to a concentration camp. The unfortunate feature oi the whole' affair is that there are many among the prisoners who fought with the. British in South Africa and in other-part's of the. "world: There are several in the company who had med- als breasts by tho one of these fcept'bitterly: he BY XMAS. Women of Southern Altcrla'througl, Montreal, Nov. 25.-The Star cor- the Imperial Onlcr Daughters the respondent with the .Canadian troops Empire will contnnute a motor am- in England writing from Bustard buiancc to the bmrnre. camp under date of. November li, i This worthy object has rcccned tho I hearty cndorsation of the .Chapters ol impression, grows that the Lethbridgc, Medicine Hat and Mac- contingent will'cross .the channel lar leod, and the assurance has neon giv- sooner'than was expected. The date en by th: provincial-secretary, o tac which was favored when the soldiers Kcd Cross that the gift would .be first arrived was. February. It was most- acceptable. _. Relieved then that the Canadians The cost of a motor ambulance would he taking part in a great tac- such as it is desired to contribute pr- tical the military will la and in order to give ueu experts who -have watchod events dft many as possible an opportunity most closely all agreed was planned to express their loyalty to the lan- ky the1 allies for that month, liut pire inter time of need, it is de- Btibsequently events have changed all sired that twenty-live cent sutscrip- thal tions to the order: The amount is "And now there seems every rea- small but twenty-five cent sub- son to' believe that the Canadian scriptions would raise the amount troops will be near if not on the fir- and aoOO people would have ing line when Christmas comes. The an added interest in Red Cross uorK. various events and circumstances A'canvass of the city will te made which1 gave rise to 'this belief cannot by mcmhors of the local Chapter, and Jack to John give me whafs left of the German fleet when the all over, Daddy? MOUNTED RIFBESTO BE RAISED ......._.; tration Hall at Fair Grounds is Obtained winch, gave rise to'this bchei cannot by memr-.ers be stated, but it is undoubtedly well, an intimati In Unemployment Worst in Alberta kondon the Coast Ottawa, -Novi con- ditions'of unemployment in Western Canada are, generally speaking, 43 RECRUITS SO FAR 11 imii he-en definitely decided by the j Ihat th. i j__ i_ mil I lin i.roiiiffl at til e 'given later. lattery will he trained at the new fair iss mil uu Following is the circular letter sent grounds here. Although officials de- out hy the I. O. D. E. explaining ciine to discuss the matter, it was tlieir "intention in.this learned that probably live of the] The Daughters of the Empire at stables at Henderson park will bej. Medicine Hat, Macleod and Lethbridge useli as training sheds and barracks, I. have united in aii undertaking in the first stable towards the entrance which they arc asking the.assistance to-be used as sleeping quarters for und sympathy of .every, woman in the men it is likely also that thej Southern Alberta. administration building will be usfcdj The urgent need of motor- ambul- as a commander's oltice. The stables! aiices to facilitate the transfer of the are lease by-the city to Geo. wounded from the; field of- battle to M. Hatch, hut Mr. Hatch has con- Dase hospitals, has been much j sented to turn them over to the au- worse'than' in'eastern centres, is the1 emphasized since the winter-set in. thoritie.s provided they are re-leased gist of-a report on labor conditions Any thinking woman, can readily, under in the: west, prepared-by'Messrs. Me-! stand the suHering caused to our wage officers of. jjravc are. left for probably he made, and the Department of'Labor here. Many! many hours without necessary o! those affected by unemployment attention. are' Au'strians and Germans who will you ihclp to shorten Poor those to him when tlie battery is finished training here. Extensive repairs will probably he made, and the huildings wiir.bc'litted up in the most approy-j ed style. Macleod to Raise One of Two Alberta Regiments -Ottawa, Ont., Nov. is ex- pected that orders will be issued immediately for the recruiting of two regiments of Mounted Rifles .in Alberta.- These will-be in ad- dition to the nsw infantry regi- raents which are being recruited. 'One of these regiments of nipunted rifles will be from Cal-. gary and the district north of it. .''Vlia other will be from Medicine Hat, Lethbridge and Macleod districts. It is probable that Col. McDonald of Calgary will com- mand the- Czlgary regiment, and that Col. Sissons of Medicine Hat will command the other. It is believed that Major Griesbach of Edmonton is to be the com- niander of one of the new infantry regiments in Saskatchewan. Were Stopped at Line and Sent Back Here HOUSE OF COMMONS MAY MEET JAN. 12 Ottawa, Ont.. Nov. _ though Thursday, January 12 is being mentioned as the date v on which Parliament is most v likely to meet, the Impression prevails uuite generally that it w'iil be one or two weeks later v before the House is assembled. Under Sea Raid Now No Longer Feared From That Point 'hat is Slogan of Farmers of Milk Rivsr, New Dayton and Warner Districts A UNIQUE PROPOSAL 3atriotic Fund Branches Organ- Eager to Help Cause As a result of iugflestlqn.; made by W. A. Buchanan, at patriotic mass meetings ay Milk River, New Dayton and Warner, it is likely that .the far- mers in those districts will be invited to seed an acre during the coming spring, and-de- vof the proceeds, to. Canad-. ian Patriotic Fund. Just now, on account of the crop failure in the qreater portion of'those dis-; tricts the farmers are not in a po- sition to contribute to, the Pat- riotic Fund, as they would .like. At the Milk River meeting, G Smith, one of the; prosperous of the" proposed. Ihat tiio suggestion should be placed before the Farmers' unions at once. be provided'for'by--'internment regu- hours for some the poor fellows; lations; the shutting down I who are'doing so much for us, I Y_ r__ yle j The remainder of the battery win information regarding the he recruited in Calgary and t. to Macleod, and on Monday were transferred to the Detention Camp at Lethbridge, Which will probably re- main their residence until the termin- ation of the war. At the time of their first arrest tue three men pro- tested they were gathering funds lor the relief of the Christians in Turk- ey, and after a strict examination satisfied the police, authorities of their bona. fides, and..were released c-u parole on' condition they reported themselves once a month to the po- lice at Cranbrook, and did not at- tempt to leave the Dominion. __________ Last week they duly presented the Patriotic of mines and .lumber camps, Alberta and British Columbia have perhaps suffered' "most by; lack of labor. it possiWc for us to live our lives while the great Empire miorinaiion LUC -..-c..-.: ........nor any details'as to the train-j in the lormer city on ins was available this morning. land in the latter on tnday. It -s Recruiting continued yesterday aff expected that these two phjcrsjy.ll ternooii, and 43 men are now enlists furnish the remaining regular iives wnne me OUIIM.., mm uiuau tjv my" of which we form a is at The names cannot he ohtaineti un1 ed. 'Albertai miners are out of work, j DJ, subscribing a little to send a m- -.-1-1.. mi.. number reqmr- Ml- Buchanan returned. from Ms series of patriotic meetings in the Warner constituency last evening. He reports that the interest in: tho Patriotic Fund and the .desire of the to assist is general. :.As .-is wen unown these communities arc largely settled by Africans, .and keen to do Hare in uenaif of this; fund as_na- uVe-born citizens. At all branches of the fund were organized, and efforts will b.e .made' to. raise funds without delay. well, -M.P.P., the convener of the-Pat- riotic Fund for the .Warner constit- uency, summoned and was present at each of.'them. Milk River Branch The meetlne at Milk Klver oh Mon_ day afternoon was attended, and after a programme consisting, of solos by Mrs Clemens and..Miss Delia life- sow a chorus "For King, and Flag, and by the pupils.-and Mr Buchanan's address, a local branch of FIGHTING IN POLAND Germans Admit their Advance is Checked While Russians Claim Great Victory London, Nov. destruction of Germany's rudimentary naval bate. at Zeebrusge by shell fire from Bri- tish and French warships, together with Germany's grim preparations for her renewed attomptl to force a through the allied line to the French coatt, were the most significant fea- in the coming to hand to- day from the western arena of the war. In the East In th- east this situation as re- qards the Russian and German armies In Poland remains a little obscure. The Germans are not denying that the advance of General von Hlndan- burg has been checked, .while the. Russian War Office claim, a decisive victory. With the smashing of the ines whictvthe' Germans-had been so. .borloutly ing at. Zeebrugge, ihe allied' fleet 'has' been- wmovecV from-that point on the coast. ,npW It'.. or an. 'under-sea raid. FRENCH OFFICIAL Paris, Nov. 25, 145 p.m.-The of- ficial statement given out by tha Sh War Office this afternoon. the North Sea to there have been no infantry attacks. Between Logenmarck and Zonnebeka we 'have gained territory- "in the vicinity of Labasse the In- lian troops recaptured from tile ene- ,ny cSafn. trenches.which had b.een aken, from them the evening Before. "Frorn Labasse to Soissons there has been almost complete calm. "We have made slight progress near Berry-au-Bac. and in the ;Ay- northwest of Ver. ..__ organi7ed President f A -...w, _______ themselves at the police station, but uith these officers must have at once made plans, to es jochem Uce president Ei A nlnnifliis: treasui across the line, as a few days j secret later they were stopped in their tempt to get across the border. They were treated in a very fai! :ary the production having fallen 3i) per ambulance from the women cent. In Winnipeg there ate Southern Alberta' mostly .unskilled, xj-it of work. In Saska'loon and-'.'Moose Jaw 800, Calgary in liegina liMmnn triii .1 H agary n, g Edniontbn and iri-Victoria NEW DAYTON .PUPILS AID SCHOOL BELGIANS AV. A. Buchanan has recelv- cbllt'ribution of Jti.OO for' the.'.nolglan- Relief Fund from the pupils of the New Dayton Puh'lic Mr. Buchanan Is'-'ljo' charge of ..this fund for the Federal riding of Medicine Hat, and contributions of c'lothing or provisions will be forwarded hy hlhi at any time b to the headquarters In Montre- al. 'i-Thc Belgians are in great need, and to uilst them, should not hesl- to forward contri- buttons-to. Mr. Buchanan. Jo-tU ite news oi the of the manner, bv the: police of, arc being paraded twice a day, and mounted division uuuieui drili will .Commence in the near fu- fro The provincial secretary of the Red; ture. which Lethbri comc'.liave no o'ne to blame hut themselvei and j that they arc now laneuishinsi for an Cross assurrs us that it will be------ acceptable and that it may he at- tached to one of the Canadian hospi- tals in England or sent 'to the con- tinent. To make the gift an of the thought of the of the few, you asked "to.'givc twenty- five cents towards ihe two thousand dollars necessary. Kindh c Lebrgc ana ey ac lias been received locally, (unknown period in a Detention Lamp. Rev. A. Clemens; treasjir- "j Qumn committee "Miss Inj- Smith Mrs Clemens ind Mrs Jocheni. Branch at Warner Moudav night a bis, attended meeting it Warner and close Only of Monthly Payroll Cornel Out of Taxes the Division of Pay of All Salaries tho m attention was gnen to Buch aiuiib iddiess on the causes of the war. and the the partici- pation of Great Britain and Canada Mi Lcffmgwell nas chairman ind a splendid programme wis contributed locnl til- it SOngs were rendered bv Mrs L L Orth A P Veale and Mr Goidon and a couple of recita lions to Miss Sullivan At the close of the meeting a generous collection was taken up. and at branch of the fund organized with the fc lowing of Mceis President L L Orth vice-president, J. ,H. J. L. West: Geb. :-B. Snapi) committee A !P Veale i S MPP D Marshall Mrs F L Shepherd Uffingwell Mrs At rlBtUlUVuun., dun, a German attack has been rej pulsed. A suspension of requested by the enemy has been re- tho region of Polnt-a-5Icmsson uul artillery found it possible to bombard Aranville. "Nothing has happened in the Vosges." _____ Petrograd, via London, Noy. 25.-- An official report issued here last nisht says there have been continued, Russian- successes on the Czenstocli- owa-Cracow front, where on Noveffi-, her 22 the Russians took 6000 .pris- oners. OFFICIAL REPORTS CONFLICT London, Nov. stUl.. exists as to the exact situation in that part of Russian Poland, between -the Vistula and the Warthe rivers, where the Russian and German forces ayo oneaaed in heavy fighting. Official statements concerning, tna troops movements are contradictors Petrograd claims that the Germans there are retreating Berlin, on the contrary, announces officially that, .he forces ,of Emneror William. merer y halted in the face of unexpect- ed hordes of Russian. reinforcementBi ind are awaiting, strengthening col; Jinns. Unofficial reports from Rus sian sources declare the Russians have achieved a great victo i while like statements from the German side coincide with" the German official re- port :ihey add that fresh troops are already on their way from fortified ppsitio'ns along the Vistula to aid General: von Hlndenhiirg. Russians Capture To-the south the Russians say they had. successes along the Czenstoch- own-Cracow front, and have captured 6000 prisoners. Of the situations here the Germans maintain that to the northeast of Cracow their attack is progressing. Quiet in France Only intermittent artillery duels and a few infantry attacks were re- ported from the western rane in France and gmm Pans said all the ittacks had ueen repulsed Zcsbrugge Shelled From the seaboard line When one says "we are paying out Commissioner and street tailnay, 130.00. I lion 521670 out oi eiecuru; F L Shepherd Mm UP i Mi8 ir> out ol witer utillU indJiOjOrlh and Mrs Marshall lee .out of street railway revenue. i 8t NHU< I comes out of inc to the city hall point of view concrete month out of taxes, J25 from Mayor liardic has had a t Grand Forks. mayor i-ianuc nas uau a mnum v.i" statement of the distribution of the trie light utilitv, and VKi out of wi At'the meeting at New Dayton tor's department is allotted payroll prepared, and Mr. Ferris Sweden, was found last night ;