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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 25, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIII. LETHBKIDGE, ALBERTA, THUKSDAY, NOVEMBER 25, NUMBER 293 0 Seven German Regiments Arrive Prilepi --Claim That Last Defenses of the Serbs Have Been Swept Away Geneva, via Paris, Nov. ar- rival of seven regiments of German troops ai Prilepe, Serbia, is announc- ed the newspapers hi what pur- ports to be dispatches received from Bucharest. Serbs in Retreat Nov. events In the Balkans appear to be marching swiftly to a conclusion disastrous to Serbia. Approaches to the historic, battle- field of Kossovo tflain, which "we're e pected to form a strong defensive lin seriously delaying the offensive the invaders, already has been tra ersed. In tlie ensuing battle, tlie Serb ians are reported to have been .unabl to withstand the shock of attack, an they are now said to be in retreat to ward the Albanian border. Since the fall of Priatina and Met roviUa, the keys to the Serbian de fensive position, the final Serbian treat has been regarded as Inevitable Annual S. S. Convention of Methodist Church of South Alherta Opens Sessions Here With an attendance of over 100 del- egates and friends, full of enthusiasm and religio.us fervor, the seventh an- nual convention of the Southern Al- berta Epworth league and Sunday school association of the Methodist church, commenced its two-day con- vention, yesterday afternoon. Dele- gates were present from'the districts of High River, Hacleod and Lethbridge 'AVesley in which the meetings are being held, was tastefully decorat- 'ed with hannefs and mottoes, emblem- atic the work of the league and schools. 7 Yesterday.'Afternoon's aession was .over -by Rev. G. H. Cobble- dick. Rev; J. P. Westmaa spoke on Hie words, "Why Are We The sneaker by a series of questions, tried to explain the reasons of these gather- ings, and the goo'd they should tio, not only to those attending them, but al- so to tbe churches in the district. He Ilieii pointed out that -unless the churches "produced men who can produce the Bible" the work votuld be then the devtl aud the largely a failure. (CosTiNUBD ON" PAGE 3) The General Secretary of Sunday schools ami Epworth leagues, Rev. S, T. Harriett of Toronto, was the next speaker, and as this was his first ap- pearance in Lethbridge, the meeting extended to him a very hearty wel- come. Mr. Bartlett's main theme was, of course, the-worlc-of the Epworth lea- gue; conditions of work may change, bht all over the- Dominion folk were and so local conditions in working might vary, but the.; funda- mental 'principles the same. A generation ago, the work in the Sun- day school was thought to be all that young people could do. As time ad- vanced, so did ideas, and 'now no church was' considered complete which did not cater for the .voiing lite in all its aspects. work was only the means to an end, "If the churches did not get hold of the young people ami control them, CITIEMS. Raymond, Nov. trainload oi cattle left the local yards for Chi- cago, and another trainload will fol- low shortly. They belong to Knight Sugar company and are c signed tc the well knoun stork com- mission house, Clay, Robinson and company. D. ,H. .Kinscy, manager of the' Kirkaldy ranch, and H.' S. Al- len accompanied the shipment. The Knight Sugar company in the Past have shipped their cattle chiefly to Lnerpool, but this season the bulk of their steers readv for the market will go to Chicago H MacTntyre will ship some prime beef steers with the second consignment. To Pay Tribute To Memory of a Brave Indian Is Sentenced for Stealing Wheat 'Macleod, Nov. fine ol or one month in the mounted police barraclis was imposed by Judge Me- Neill in the district" court on Oscar Widcburg on a> charge of "stealing 25 bushels of oats from-Allen-Russell, a Standolt rancher. Wideburg has been in this .district for some two years and bears a most excellent reputation. He most stren- uously denied, the charge and in his defence went into "the witness box and on oath denied 'bejng near the scene of the theft, HENRY FORD CHARTERS SHIP TO EUROPE; PLANNING CRUSADE WITH PACIFICISTS TO STOP WAR New York, N.V., Nov. ford announced last night at Lhc Hilt- more hotel, tliat he lias chartered the Scundinaviiin-Americiin liner Oscur II., and was Roiiig to Blurt on her for E.urope, December an expedi- tionary force of imcificists, with him- self us grand marshal, to stop the ar, "The time has come to cry 'Cease lie said. We are going to try and get the hoys out of their trenches ami back to their homes by. Christ- mas day. T want to do the greatest good to tho greatest number, and certainly getting the men out of the trendies will be accomplishing that." Mr. Ford did not tel! how he is yo- ing to atop the war, except that the soldiers are getting tired, and thai, the Socialists and women's peace party probably would co-operate with his forces.- His.work, lie said, would be- gin with the spreading by wireless of' pence messages, while the Oscar II. was still on tlie ocean. Among the pacifist leaders who were invited to go with Mr. Ford on his errand of mercy were Jane Adams, Ida -M, Tarbcll and John U'amunaker. It wan understood that both Miss Ad- ams and Miss Tarbell would accept, and Mr. Ford said that Mr, Wanamak- er also was going, but in Philadelphia last night, Mr. Wanamaker, refusing to see reporters, sejit ivord through his butler that lie had never heard of that excursion. Rotterdam, Nov. first yen of the collection oi! monetary levies rom the occupied portion of Belgium by Germans, expired November 10. The new law continuing cash rctjui tions provides no definite period for ollcction, merely specifying th it monthly payments of rancs will be forced until, urther notice. The city of Brussels, t is said here, Tvill be compelled to irovide of the monthly to- il. This is considered by people in. lose touch with the industrial situa- on in Belgium as significant of a de- line in industries there, showing that roviucial communies are now so liort of resources that banking cen- res must bear the chief burden of ni'orced contributions. News has een received here that the munici- ality of Brussels has been levied on new taxation collectable in- six lonths after the end of the war, the loriey in the meantime to be supplied y local banks. Has Given Assurance to Allies that No Mil- itary Measures Will be Taken Against Troops Retreating into Greece Athens. Nov. has met the demands of the Entente Powers, and given guarantees that the requirements will be ful- filled. Yields Every Point London, Nov. the fuli text of the Greek government's reply to the collective note presented by the Entente Powers has not yet been mado LethbridgB believe public in Kngland, there is every in- :hey have the legal right io se'il lirjuor Ulication that the British govern :o soldiers as to c within the hours set cense ordinance, and will take no vol- in a marked degree from the previous mtury action to enforpe tlie regula- expressions of benevolent neutrality. tion just issued by Col. Cr.uikshanks, I They are neither vague nor evasive, district officer commanding, to the ef- but promise explicitly that no military ian. French or British troops in cast) they retreat to Greek territory. Whether this guarantee of safety, to the allied troops will carry Greeco to the extent of opposing with hei' army any German forces which might attempt to pursue the Allies across the Greek border, probably will until the full de- regard to the as- ight io se'illirjuor dication that the British government From jrdinary citizens, j is satisfied with the position taken at Athens by the Liimor Li-1 Athens. The assurances given diut-r R may Rev. S. T. BARTLETT Secretary, Epworth leagues and Sunday schools, Methodist church, in attendance at Lethbridge convention. Vanted Here on' Serious Charge, is in NO COMMANDING OFFICER NAMED Arrested at .Dunville, Out., on ructions from Chief Skelton'of Letb ridge, James Green, who formerly isided here, is being -brought back to ;e city to answer to a grave charge id by girt of 15 years, Ethel aiuiders, who claims to be a sister- -law of the man. Tlie men leaves a young wife and inily in" Ontario, where it is under- ood lie removed some time ago. The fence with which he is charged was liposed to have been committed in Is city some months ago. It is stat- that the wife of Green has scut a iiful appeal to the girl to withdraw e charge. Considerable speculation has been-abroad in tlie city since of officers for the new over'seSs battalions were an- unit' the name of Lt.- Col. W. G. Bell appeared as tlie commander OL the Lethbridge Kilties., The Herald-wired the iiil LiJ Militia .department at Ottawa, and was advised that no com- manding officer had yet been appointed for this regiment I Macleod. Nov. 24. Definite news has been recened todaj thrft, the body J of Private Albert Mountain Horse, the Blood Indian who, died at Que- bec on" Friday last while reluming to his home, will arrive in Macleod on Saturday morning The funeral will be of a military nature. Colonel Cruikshanks. D.O.C., of the 13th Military District, and Outhit, inspector of cadets for p'royinc'e of Alberta, have signi- fied, their intention to he present1 at the ceremony The town will UP officially repre- sented by May or' D. J. Grier and councillors. The coffin1 will lie convey- ed through the IIUMPCSS section of the and as-a mark of-; honor the .business houses will close, during the je-remouy. Service Will he conducted by Archdeacon Tims, the veteran mis- sionary: of the Sarccc Reserve, who will he assisted by the Rev. S. Mitl- (1 letch cf the St. Paul's Mission, the Rev. Watkins Jones of Macleod. Anticipating an overwhelming at- tendance at the church the Rev .Icins Jones has intimated that the ad- mission to the service will be by .ticket only, one half of tlie church 'being tu The _____...... .__......_, largest that has been held town of Salisbury.. ,N.C., Nov. E. Hall and H. C. Servers of Charlette were jured last night, ivhen the Southern Railroad passenger train No 38 crash ed into., a special train in the yards here. Wheeler Winner at Bassano Show Bassano, Nov. Wheeler, famous farmer of Rosthern, Saskatch- ewan, and the terror of all competi- tors in grain exhibitions, has, accord- ing to anticipations, got away with a respectable proportion of the priz- es at the Soil> Products Exhibition at Bassano, held in connection with the irrigation convention. He was .yes- terday awarded the first prize for hard winter wheat, first for hard spring wheat, iirst for threshed spring wheat, .seconds for oats and for red- clover, and third for alfalfa. Another Saskatchewan the irriRa- tion section of Maple Creek, namely, i W'H Abbott, also made with three firsts for Smith-Dorien to Receive Big Honor London, Nov. Express pre- fect that soldiers are barred from all bars, except between the hours or 5 and S in the evening-, and il and 7 on Saturday evening. The hotel men. here say it is up to the military authorities to.enforce their own regulation, and to Keep their men out of the bars during the 'hours they them selves have set in. their prohibitoryj regulation. will go fy doing Just as we have been the hotel men, "tor we have the iVgal right to do so under the license laws. We won't put any soldiers out of the bars during legal hours." It is understood the military auth- orities are prepared to sec that the regulation is lived up to by the sol- difirs. e-ven though- guards must be put on. measures will be taken against Serb- not be ascertained s are received Ii euranees given by Greece. From the optimistic tone ol! the dispatch to London, however, be inferred Greece has yield- ed on every essential point raised -by the Allies. The situation, regarded as having been cleared fin- ally. Moellering Case Still Being Heard in the Supreme Court; Will Reach Jury Tomorrow It is expected that the trial in su- been attended on several occasions, by prcme court, of the suit, of Wm. Lil- Dr. Moellering, who, with, his Bister, ly against Dr. Moellering of Milk 1 according to tho admission of Lilly River, will not reach the-jury until humelf, had been the Single Men Should Give Up Jobs To Returned Heroes tomorrow. The action one to re- cover damages in connection treatment to Sirs. Lilly ib'V'Dr. Moel- 'ering, and also as a result of an as- sault on the lady by-Wm.-Mbellering, believed insane, while Mrs. Lilly was in their, home under treatment. The case has beeii one of. peculiar interest. Not onl) does it call into question the value of osteopathic treatment in the particular case, but Lilly family duung Mrs. Lilly's ill- ness Finally Lillv taken to Dr Moellenng's house v, htie he could give her more close attention, under- now It was -while., there that-she went., the treatment claimpd to have been injurious to her, and was also assaulted by "Win 'Moel- lering It on Julj 4th that" Win. Jlocllcrnig, whom the plaintiffs claim had been for somo time previous known by his relatives to be of Vuh- nuesies that General Sir Horace about it. Sm'ltii-Dorlen, .who was in command of -being in session nearly the afternoon and not making. orces, sou gve up er os o n soa severe: returml and make no faces injury upon hci, and attenvards nrt i.irvx.nir _ the second British army in France, until a few months ago, will soon re- ceive an- appointment" of high import- ance. General Smith-Doricn, who re- turned from the front last summer, received special commendation from Field-Marshal French and was dec- orated by President Poincarc of France. killing brome jrass, western rye grass, timothy, fodder com, and alfalfa, Coleman Soldier Among Wounded Calgary; Nov. night's cas- ialty..lists, contained the name of an- othe'r'Calgary soldier killed in action. Tie was Private -Andrew Stevenson, of.the 27tli Battalion. Private Stevenson was a son of William Stevenson, a well known Calgary printer, who has worked in the composing room of The Albertan anu, other Calgary and is BOW himself a soldier, being ed himself with a gun he found all the house. ani'! Dr. Moellerine; an osteopathic and incapable of proper care iselr before the tragedy occur- red The burden of the defense has been to show that neither the doctor noi appreciable headway in. arriving at a' physician who formerlj lived m Mm- j his sister had any premonition that ontiit.imi f.lip whrilfi nrnhlpm flip __I_t_ i ..j. ____ j__ -IT it. -n___ I _M their biother was-" dangerously de- ranged m mind, or tnat it was ne- cessary to guard him or keep fire- drafted Jjy Hon. year o'r more ago with his sister, Miss Augusta Moellering, a nurse, to live with their brother on the farm Mrs, Lilly, who was a neighbor, had solution of .the .whole- problem, the C. R. Mitchell, proposed by Aid. Rutt'le and seconded hy Mr. Ross'and Mayor Hawthorne of Medicine Hat, was finally put and unanimously passed: "That at each center in the prov- ince, .wherever practicable, a commit- tee he forthwith be en- titled "The Returned; Soldiers' Bur- bureau to he appointed either hy public" mealing called locally for the purpose or by the local municipal council or -organization at such cen- ter, bureau to consist oE such number of members as may be' locally deter- ncsota? but camp to Jhlk Rner a mined in each case, and to work in arms out of his reach. (Continued on Page Ancona Survivor to Tell Story to U.S. Ambassador Naples, Nov. Cecile L. Griel New York, the only American- co-operation with the provincial born passenger ou tbe steamer 'An- tral commission." cona, will go to Rome tomorrow to re- Commissioner; Grace of Lethbridge, peat her storv to the American Am said that the city had sent sol- diers to and that the council had guaranteed their city posi- ome of the S2nd Battalion. WELCOME CARDSTON Ouimet, of Coleman, is reportec to be suffering from-shock and con- cussion caused by a shell explosion, Ho- is believed to be the son oi: W, the Refused to Allow Boy to Emigrate London, Nov. Lambeth guardians on the ground that England wants all healthy children, 'refused to allow a poor law boy.to emigrate to Canada Accidental Fcrnic, Nov. to the Wilk.cs held an in- quest uponHhe body of Arthur San- derson, the voting man who was ac- cidentally killed near Morrissey b- a companion, William McGrieff, also from ancouver, whilP Incy lewived for the Indians and hunting for dtcr The jury rendered a ither for the residents j verdict of accidental death Sander- funeral will probably be Hie son had made a statement exonerat- tho mi; his companion, McQueT, from all blame, before ho expired. COUPLE HOME 5 Cardston, Alberta, November Last evening Wm. Newton, the; popular janitor of the Tabernacle, in Cardston with his bride from Salt .Lake City, where they have been spending their honeymoon. Over a hundred children out to welcome the newh-tt eds Thej were draw n through the upon a buggy pulletl boys and. girls. Mrs. Newton Was formerly Miss Myrtle D'Grow of Em-niett, 'Idaho. .The groom is an old-time resident hero, well-known and OuimeueT fonner mayor and r of the principal town. TROOPS IN PERSI Amsterdam, Nov. Contini progress toward Teheran by the R sian troops operating In Persia, is i mitted today by the Co'logne Gazett ON "COTTON; WOOL AND IRON London, Nov. The exportation of cotton 'wadding, cotton wool and iron ore of all descriptions is prohibited to all nations'1 by an order-in-couucil published tonight. RECRUITING PROCEEDS Recruiting officers for the Kilties continue to receive many applications for enlist- 0 ment with the now unit. Con- siderable interest is being evinced by outside points. When Col; Cruikshahks conies liere again, nest week, it is ex- pepted arrangements will be J made for active recruiting throughout the tltetiict November wheat 101 December wheat 95 No.'cjYibcr oalts 40 December flax it 179 High Low ...j Fair, tions to city employees who had, en- listed. Khaki League'.' had been formed to care soldiers; He suggested mayors of Me- dicine Hat and Lethb'ridge be added to the' provincial commission. Hon. C, R. Mitchell promised that that suggestion would, be considered fay the government. Lethbridge was represented by Com- missioner Grace and G. H. Harmon. Disease Breaks Qut on Horse Ship Que., steam- ship Ultonia (Captain Turner) of the White Star line, which had left Que- bec iftat week, with horses sold to the French government, had to return to Quebec on account of'a dangerous dis 'bassador, Thomas, Nelson Page. ease having broken out on board, s said that 40 horses died, went as far Gulf. NO INFORMATION YET AT London, Nov. ment was made in the House today by Sir Edward Grey that ho'was.not yet.in a position to.' give Information concerning the results of. the latest nego- tiations 'at Athens Cardstou, Alta., Nov. Mon- day last a residence on-the south side of Lee's Creek, owned by J. C. Galloon, and occupied by Alex. Davidson -and family, was to the ground with ail its contents, excepting a- sew- irfg machine, which was saved by a neighbor. The fire started by an over- heated stove, and beioie the fire bri- gade could arrive on the scene, was past The house, a small one, was valued at About in- surance was carried The loasjn fur- niture, etc, was about Kind-hearted citizens got up quite sum by public subscription to aid Mrs Davidson in buying new house, furnishings. Mr. Davidson is m the 13th C.M.R, at present stationed at Medicine Hat, although he happened to be in town on leave when the fire occurred. Another fire occurred at Hill Spring, 'near, Cardston, last week, when the residency of Joseph Dudley, with contents, the crouml The losa was about while" insurance amounting tp was cairled. -1 Ottawa, One., Nov. official-! !y announced through the press cen- sor's office that the troopship sannabie, which Bailed from November 13, has arrived safely in England. The following troops were on board: v 47th Battalion (British 36 J11B men; drafts, horse artillery, 20_officers, 100 men; engin- eers, 9 104 men, infautr> from Ontario 5 of- ficers, 244 men, medical 2 78 men, civilian doctors for regular army, 117 details 7, and 3 Belgian re- servists. London, Ont Nov 25 Sir 3am Hughes w ired divisional headquartartf here that ha would be m London to- day to investigate personally tbe re- cent troubles between the fpidtot and Minister of Mflttte will be accompanied by j W: H Iloilglas, ;