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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 30, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta WINNIPEG WHEAT Cash no% Docombor option llfi'j'i May option......... c- v WEATHER fllgll .80 Low................. 18 Forecast: Fair, turning colder, fr VOLUME VII. LETHHU1DGE, ALBERTA. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 1914 NUMBER 297 PART OF CITY IN FLAMES Germans Stubbornly De- fend Lines in Poland but Experts Say Ger- mans Doomed London, Nov.. siege of Cracow has begun, according to a correspondent of the newspaper Corrjerft ds la Sera, who is with the Muscovite army. He that the Russians bombarding the forts with heavy siege guns, and that one of the suburbs of the city is reported in flames. RUSSIANS GAIN Petrograd, Nov. 3C, via London p. hundred prisoners, seven uml many wounded fell into Kus- sian hands in yesterday's lighting to the w.cst of Lowiwr, where the Rus- sians took ten miles of German trenches between Glovno and Sokota, to information received to- day through trustworthy sources. Glovno is It; miles northeast oi LotU .and Soboia is 12 miles north Glovno. The trenches were pro- jected by triple earth works and wire entanglements. It is semi-oHicially announced tha't the Germans have re- ceiver! reinforcements in the shape of two infantry divisions and one cavalry division. 0 ERMAN POSITION' CRITICAL The occupation or Glovno hy Tilavcy and Sof-qta straightens and strengthens the Russian right wing already is said to have widely, outflanked the German left, bring Russian right from 20 to 25 jn i IfJL- nrffis atrykow, is raging, .ajid puts'-the German centre itack from Glo'vno ahd'IJodK. Military cxuorls.a.re oi' the opinion that "the German position around today is far more critical than it was' around Cracow a month ago. The Germany army is 100 miles from Thorn, its base, and the fact 'that the-occupation of, its present po- sition was so precipitate indicates that the line of retreat was not well organized. London, Nov. to It-he Russian success .in Northern Pol- have become somewhat chasten- ed singe the cautionary report, issued by Grand Duke Nicholas, was made public. Nevertheless, the military cri- tics in the capitols of the allies, ac- cording to dispatches reaching Lon- don, remain convinced that the Ger- man invasion of Russian. Poland has suffered a" check winch only the most strenuous efforts of'the German com- manders can. save i'rom degenerating into disaster. on page African and Asiatic Colonial Troops United in Common Cause Against the German Enemy I On the Icir, ScngaLese British troops in Norther French troops giumling tlio railway between IHxuuule and ZsTionpon. on the right are the liidinn- i France. To 'be -in GERMANS DEMAND THAT SWEDEN GAG HER PRESS London, has demanded ol the Sv.edi'ih eminent the latter suppicab uiiiiiuidly Ueiniain in the Swedish press. UK detonation of wood as conuaband In ihe ller- liiifln government auoidinc, lo the Sto-flJ'obn ol Ithc London .Daily Mail. He also is high agairst Announced Up To Date Ottawa, Nov. the coill'se of tho next day the min- ister of militia' will announce the details of the increased mobiliza- tion tor the Canadian Overseas forces announced a couple .ot weeks ago by Sir llobert liprdeji. It is understood that pro- posed to raise at once ab'out. 18 extra regiments and every part o( Canada will be called upon to supply its quota, .in proportion, to the population the west..yill be called upon to raise more reii- ments in' the west than in the east. General Ilus'ies' will not leave tor the Maritime-Provinces until "these arrangements have been completed. OPT1S1IC Says Ypres-Armentieres Battle in Last Hold in Poland Coleman Will Go to Montreal -Stevens Will Go to Calgary To Collect Funds for Red Cross and Patriotic .Seventeen Squads These Funds are Worthy of Your Help Tomorrow the campaign to raise funds for llic Pairiolic Fund and the Rod Cross begins. II will not cud until every citizen is canvassed. These Funds deserve generous trca'tiiient from the people of this district. Were it not for Hie men vdio are sewing us at the front all that we possess in this world might be destroyed. Let us remember Belgium, and its fate whcii' we are asked to'contribute to the Patriotic Fund and the Red Cross organizations, which exist J'or the purpose of as- sisting the dependents of the soldiers who are serving us at the front-and'to relieve the suffering amongst the men who: have been wounded upon the battlefield. If it were not for the brave work of these soldiers and of Ihe men of the navy- Canada might be the scene of warfare itself, and of devastation such as Bel- gium suffers. Wei-e the enemy able to bet tuot upon our ter- ritory, or to bombard our ports, he would do so. We are a part of the British Empire, and the Mother of that Empire is in a struggle to uphold the rights of tfic smaller nations. We arc at -war, and the only reason [hat we are living-ill a .peaceful land is because of the service the army and navy are us. It is (rue, as we have otten said before, that times, are hard and that money i-s-hard to gel, nevertheless contributions under such circumstances will lest' our patriotic spirit more than an appeal in a prosperous period. N We who stay at home must do our share of the work, and that sbarc should be largely devoted to providing a comfortable income for the dependents of Canadian soldiers and the reserv- ists of Britain and the Allies, who have gone to the front 'from Canada, and.also'to give generous humane vvork.of the Red.'Cross in looking after the wounded and sick on the battlefield. Every man, young or old in Lethbridge should do some- thing. The man of means should contribute'handsomely; the men' with salary can tollow the example set for them in othet- eilies'and contribute a share of their income to these worthy will feel better if you contribute, Mr- In this time to h-ne his neiper" restuy I the camiiaSgn. Subscription London, Nov. comirali Hoiirei! Quo "soi. By tomorrow morning, the cam- tivo quiet prevails along the batti" changes man; or them of a surpris-' ailrll for aid on behalf i lines in Klaiulera nnd North-in nat re are lo taue place in Pntrlntic funds Franco, official reports irom the operation ot ihe Canadian Pacific the ana. mnotio lunns i eastern theatre oi war indicate that Eailv ay s nestun lines as the result, will he in full siymg. A. meeting 13 In the fighting at various points pir of the appointment of progress this afternoon, at the coun- in Kussian Poland, has hecn Cporge Eurj to ucceed David -Me- chamber, and final, details will be Ol" a vei'7 stubborn nature. Nico 1 at Mon eM ind in the man-j completed. The joint committee has GBIUUNS MM NT .POSITION'S igement the roid from coast tohnado a comprehensive survey of the The Russians admit that beti ten ooabt icltj 'a- tint ficrj nool ind corner the Vistula and Warthe rivers the the otficial announcements! will be in tl c eftort o raise wermans continue to maintain their. are not to take place for an- monej for these snlcnlid causes, and slionglv fortified positions, although other week 01 ten days, it Is learned eiervone -Bill be offeied the onpor- theu losses arc reported to have trom a that can be considered tumh ot contributing something that hern 'cry large. authentic that Giant Hall, the assist-. will help in the Bmpneb strags e. The Hussians have ag-.iih; occupied ant general mimao at Winnipeg, is- rich captiin has been ui sc- and the Austrians ale to he appointed aad. lect his team and eaUi supposecl letrcating precipitately irom Buko general rnnager succeeding wina. Burv at Winnipeg KAISER IN BAST Emperor William, according fco He" lin advices is at present with the German army, in the east. STAGED OF BATTi L I james -vianson assistant to the a'iTided'Tetweeif the two The cap- Field Jlaishal bir John riein.li ilce it is coming ot ne Carious teams and their commander of the Hritish expedition- to Montreal and i is believed that districts, are as follows arj foricb on the continent, in in ol ]le is going to be assistant to Vice-j Districts and Captains fieiai statement, gives an optimistic m evident llurj i Messrs Livingstone and view oi the situation in France Charles r Stocl dill, at present. Lewis Moore BelgHtm irom fhc standpoint of the clue! cler! in the office of Vicc-pres- i rjlsttict of bth ive west allies. His report brings the opcia iden Bun at innineg, is to succeed !ot mh st including Hardieulle. lions only to November 20, hilt he Mr is assistant to tho vice- j.. A Wiliianson concludes by saying-that signs are in president at lint i olnt. I est of j-th st oet-uen 1st and euuence that "We are possiblv in Albert b Steven? at present the last of the battle from lo tho general superintendent i "H" _ Vpres to as thv at Vancouver is to succeed Mr. N nun artillciy lire had' slacken d and man as general sunerlnUmlont at Cal- j tast of 13th st north o all. ave. intaiiln attacks had ccis, San It said that Mr. Stevens' (To be appointed place at Vancoinei win he filled by! East df 13th si between 1st and of the-.district auperintendents ioth aveb FRANCE ENEMY LOSES FORCE Artillery Fire Ineffective- Big German Force is Massing at Arras to Break Through, FKKNCH OFFICIAL' Paris, Kc.v. French official communication given out in J'aris this afternoon is as follows "In Belgium the enemy is remain- ing on the defensive. The artillery fire is feeble and we have made pro- gress tit certain (joints. In the vicin- ity of Fay we hold securely the po- sitions occupied .November 28. 'In the region, oi Soissons there has been an ihtcrniittent artillery lira directed against the town. In the Argonne several attacks on m town of Bagatelle were repulsed by otir troops. has been a heavy fog on the heights of the Meiise. "In the Woevre district the enemy, bombarded the forest of Apremont, but without result. "There is nothing to report in tlw GERMANS MASS AT ARRAS London, Nov. Weekly Dis- patch's Houlogne correspondent says "The Germans have collected 000 men in the neighborhood of Ar- ras, where they are .preparing for a determined effort to break through the allies' line. "Heavy lighting .already .has Calgary and 'Edmonton Men Are Expected to Arrive Soon to go Into Training With recruiting fmttery of artillery for overseas -service com- pleted, arrangements bfeiris made to receive the men at the Fair grounds here Cor- training.-- Major Stewart returned on Saturday night 'rom Calgarj wheie he completed the recruiting. A number of men were taken on In Edmonton, and. about '50 from Calgarv joined the force, ail be ing experienced and some accustom ed to the handling of big- guns The Calgary press stated on Saturdiy that the men would proceed Immediately to Letlibridge and an Edmonton pa per stated tl at the quota from the capital had left on Tridav for the training quarters herei Nothing has been or the men, ami Major Stewart will give no en lightenment u er on mill tary" topics The. buildings at the .Fair grounds arc not quite complete py rearranged but it is thought that j the cutside recruits i appear at jany tinie. Training "of rthe, local squad is in progress even dav foot drill be- ing given at the old hall parlv Re garding equipment flaior Stewart would say ;.an.d ,is not known 'whether the men will be' given gun drill "or the original orders from >Ottawa- stated that the batten use 18 pound era for training purposes. German Cruiser l Bertha Sunk Libau in Baltic London, Nov. the report from Fetrograd of damage in- flicted upon the German fleet by the Russians in September comes tlip an- jiouncumcnt through Paris that the German cruisi'r Hcrtha has been sunk near Libau. There also rumors that the German battleship Kaiaer- Wilhelm der Grossc has been torpe- doed in the Baltic; sea. Both these reports lack con fir mat ion. A dispatch to the Central News from Copenhagen says the cable be- tween Frederica, Denmark, and Li1 bau, Russia, and between Fredenca and Fetrograd, whicn are the only direct cables between Denmark and Russia, have been cut in ihi! Baltic sea, 170 miles east of Bornholm. .It is the correspondent says, that.'the-cutting was done by Ger- man warships. The only communica- tion with.Riifisia now is by. way ol Sweden. Ladies Start the Canvass For the Motor A mbulance FOLLOWED POODLE CANADIAN PROMOTED on the priirie dnision. W. Maxwell, J. C. Reidj A Eucceseoi to Mi. Stockdill will! or D Are Nov. i probabli be chosen from the Wlnnl-! Diamond Citj Chinoolt and Coal- .1. H. Y. Rydout, or the Royal Garrt i hurst. son'Arti'ilcry, a Kingston A.R.M grad uatc. is promoted to be a says Saturday night dispatch to The Standard :from its 'London correspond- ent.' All of HieTO will take place; L johnstonc Tnm an 1 It is said hero that in all; Wcst'or oth st between 1st and 6th the histoiv of the C P.R. In western t Canada tliere Inb never been such: TI. i. .widespread, changes In the manage, j VII -Captain G R Tinning ment ot the' road as those forecasted Last of nth st weit of 131 at the present tune ind perhaps 1st and lici S St Paul, Minn N'ov 30 WHWi F I" Price wile ol a uell KnoiMi Alinneapolis business man, rushed to tin edys 01 a 100 toot em- biiiKinent near the Town and Coun-, tn tluti here Saturdav nighl to save her rrem.li pooille, which stood look-1 ing o'er the brink, the earth beneath her crumbled i terrified scream at- tracted hci husland, was re- pairing a broken motor car neftlbjr, (anil hr reached the asshe d through the darkness to 'her death i Aae, also fell the-embank- ment, .but uas uninjured Mrs Price was prominent in'Social.circles. Arrangements ior the of the monei' for .the motor ambulance to be giUn uj tne Borneo of South- ern Alberta, have been completed, and the different women's organizations' lull start their house to house can- vass, of the city today. t Over 100 towns and Milages hava been communicated vath, and it is hoped that by a little assistance from each, the 8000 25-cent pieceb required be gathered withm two weeks, and the mone> sent at once to where it may be turned into tho use relicl of suffering v help' 13th st, 1 VON DER OOLTZ NOW ___ perhaps .most striking feature of the expected I VIM J Home '''announcement is the manner in which I 1 ast of th st west of 11th st, be- v voung ind active oflicere of the com- Ueeu 3rd and 4th aves S HOB-NOBS WITH SULTAN piny are to be moved forward. London, Nov. Ger- man field marshal, von der Ooltz, former governor-general of the Relglum captured terri- -tory, has been attached to the entourage ol -the Sultan of Tin key. BISHOP THORNLOE TO BE ARCHBISHOP AT OTTAWA IX H Donnan I ast or st west of 9th st, be- 4lh and 6th ives fe G H Harmon llth st of 13th st, BARRIE JUDGE DIES; WAS 82 YEARS OLD Bmnie, i-Out; Nov. Honor WHUam Puller Alves. Boys, until re- cently county court Judge, died at his home here yesterday'in bis 82nd year. He the father of W. A. Boys, M-P. for South Simcoe, JOIN THE RED CROSS SOCIETY uveen Uh and Cth nves S Port Irthnr Ont R _ Thornloe o( the diocebe ot Aigoma, Jl c; j.., has aocep'ed the can to become bish op ,pf Ottawa tutf title of Aich tviei-n btl1 and al .f St., be- You can help the Red dross society b> becoming a membor. The fee is small, onl> J2 per annum for actn e members and 81 per annum for associate members Sign the form below, put the money 'n an envelope, and mail it or take it te Hugh Donnan, honorary 'sfcreUry, Snerhwk building or W R treasurer, Imperial Bank or John Torrance, The Herald. Pleaso enroll mj netttn tor .Moci.ie) member of the Lethbndse Hed Cross Soofctjs for- J enclow my fee of J.......... ;