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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 1, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta rothet of Local Man at Front Tells of ..en Protest at Paying :rnment 55 Cents For Oats Several Poland Tovyns ari Recaptured by the Russian Forces twicn the lakes at aimm-, d Lejpunyi II have been driven.into I of SuwalUi, Sejcny and'Mar- OFFICIAL Washington, D.C., Oct. ski, military attache at the lodav issued the follow official report from Petrograd: "On September 29, after stubborn fighting, our troops captured the Ger- man positions st Auguslowo and On. September 23 we tooK the ilefllei between'the lakes at Sanje and Lejpuny: "The Gern the region ot lanpol. Our adv.anc-j continues "German '.lege artillery -continues, the bombardmejit: of OssoweU, but without aucceiB.5. "At Sehutckln and at Andrejew only! u'nlrnprtant skirmishes are reported. EOOD'-.FAMINE IN -AUSTRIA THREATENS Lohdn, Oct. food question is a grave one in Austria, according to a dispatch to tbe Dally Mall from Char- IBSO Switzerland. The Austrian Em- peror has issued an edict cmpowerlne the government to lake all measures necessary to ai'.evlats the situation. The-price of corn IE double, and Is in- creasing at- tbe rate ol 3 per cent. dally. German and Austrian dealers are travelling In neutral countries try- jTig-to' buy .com, and tnnosnclas st tbe same time that It is Intended by them tor other countries. GEIRIIAN'S.-HEALTHY FEAR .OF .RUSSIAN GUNS Oct. dispatch' to Ine Btandard'-from Antwerp says that the londng newspaper of Berlin, says "the Russian .field ar- tillery-merits universal recbsnitlcn." omplalnt comes rroin Foremost unfair charges lire being made oats supplied through the sov- ment to the fanners for feed. A ement IB niade that oats secur- tbrough a government order are ed -for at the rate of 5ii s a uUBlic.1, ivliilc It Is possible. ;el oats aL I lie elevator Tor cash .J! cenlH. It Is maintiiined that 'government order should ho treated as cash, and lliis view Is held by practically everybody with wliom'lue (iuefition lias been'dls- cussed. Was One of die Up to the Standard of Better Years FARM'EXHIBITS GOOD Curraangay, Alia.. Sept. only fair on the Aldereyd Hue, which closed tonis'W, was by fa the hest ever, held here', and o distinc success In qyery'way. There wer over 1500 told, .and crowd of .over. 100 people, inspecte (.hem. Practically .every farmer in tli district'was an eSbib every one-'of tile Jlownsmo 'turueiTouf: wltti hU snnno'rt and hel js'o tliat tlie strenuous efforts of th j directors .vain. r we bnltery'mlsies..'the- mark: the second speijimcns. In ..U Is but bits unjr-shortnornB predom Inated. and every :animal. had its; goo JS --Q. 'llLllc UJU3UI, the target, ahd woe unto those it is aimed at who'have not had the time or the possibility to change their.positions., -..The annihilation In such case Is absolutely inevitable. The specialty, of the Russian field artillery consists In striking the staffs of the enemy's army.. All.observation nolnls occupied'by .the'.leaders of the hosllle lorces'-'are Immediately subjected by the'RllBBimis to-i.be deadliest fire. This circumstance necessitates the in- -change of .position of the Ger- man LETIIBRIIKJE, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1 j 1914.__________ ihrapnel! Looks Fine but Smell is Rotten -i- UJ Inder Fire-Tlie British.Soldiers are Wondet Flanking Movement Takes Allies' Forces Almost Back to the Belgian Frontier While Centre Holds Fast Against the German Onslaughts. GAINING ONTEFT WING ALSO tlie' second, we should not 100 .per- mitted, It we did, to write it- But we believe- things ?-ro going well. could.hear the heavy suns in action two-days before Ira arrived. We sot Into action' on Sunday morning at about 4-o'clock; ..town shelled, place 'l__- ..UnnTMinl 1IFHTKT Off HOW THE ROYAL. FIELD ARTILL-ERY Letters from men at His front to relatives at home bear out the official reports that lighting oE a violent., na-1 .lire has been soing on for weeks ,in France, and that the British are doing more than their share to turn the -In- vading Germans buck to their own frontier." Following are extracts from a letter received by .Vr! E; D. Stpney from his- brother, Lieut G. J. L. Stoney of the 2nd Worcestershire Regiment: "We hare had some very tierce fight- ing and" very .long', inurcheB day. and night; 'and-Tirac'tieaily ho for live or six nights. However, we are- .now resting and are. all- very well. Casual- ties amongst the men have been very alight, thank God, and J'.-ls only through His mercy that I can write this, rou is, ?or we. have been through some sty experiences. I can say little about the situation for two reasons, the first being we don't know whatsit he was mighty sorry to go." sympathetic; they stand along the streets' of villages and towns Issuing wine iintl water to tho thirsty men. The weather is beautiful, although, a bit hot for long marches, and the coun- try through which we passed since we landed Is perfectly land forming a diincnltob'staple to get past, inhabitants flying the most'Iiiti- lul -Bight 'oE lasted for JionrsT noise and iy-t -we SOt Shrapnel Du'rstiiis 'In' liiffi-Kli'-ls STATUE TO KING EDWARD Unveiled.-.With-Striking'-Ceremony by Duke :of Connauflht Today itpntreal, Que., Oct. sol- points.' Car-mangay ia never .bebi, when ItcomeB to; and bota th heavy and light classes r presented io llie.compettlion wt decidedly'brisk. George. Brown, su Provincial' Demo stralion farm at- -Medicine. Hat, an one of the, best authorities .on 11 western horse in tbe judged the gave entire satis- faction. Mr. Brown was well.pleased with tbe especially'in the heavy classes The sheep pens were.practically full. _----- v Shropshires predominating. -This wag London, Oct. somewhat of a surprise to the john-j elllcoe -wrote- recently raishty .gnoil evidence a uuinuuig Him its smell is revolting. .Today ill is peace and quiet; we are sleeping every odd hour, enjoying I did not have my boots or clothes oil for si- days. "Oursriien are wonders.. There, is fear, for Britaiu'Svhen she "can The French are OFFICIAL Paris, Oct. The following offi clal dispatch was given out this after- onl There has been no modification m th.? general situation. We have, nev- ertheless, made some progress on our left near Somme, and on our right In the southern Woevrc district. OFFICIAL London, Oct. oyfic al st.te from the German general iftLNN RELIEF Contribute Five Per Cent Each Monlh to the Patriotic Relief Fund THE BELGIANS GET nT-nrliips-mien-men The French are generously.kind, and so ditionary.Force... we get'-ais omcb as want from kind inhabitants. .Occasionally. ..tie get pajers c. few days old, hut I per- sonally- have not much time to read them. _lt .appears to be the belief- that.- the? very -long: It will be1 Quickly., decided and" for obvious reasons. And -I feel sure tlie-protection we have had-up till now from God will continue with address is given on tbe letter except -2nd Worcester V Bri Division, First Army, Expe- "READY, AYE READY! Fleet'. Sir Johnb Jelllcoe Sure Will Give Good Account of Itself We Should Belgium ore that tbe farmers here realize the won- derful opportunities afforded, them in the breeding of sheep. Every pen rled splendid specimens of. tbe Why should we Canadians, tlicas- from the war zone, Here'vwhy HUH "The MI queen's Highlanders and cadet corps. of cavalry, which had cscort- 'i tbe- Royal party to the square, nda- J a touch .of color to tlie brilliant ,-jji U, S. MAY SHIP i .GRAIN TO HOLLAND tfr .-VyaBh.ingtcin'...p.C., OcL The British.government today Cecil 'ijpring-Rice, not- ified the State department that -Great-Britain would not inter- fere with 'shipments of fopd- ifr stuffs' [rbm the United Slates to Holland, r 'it placings seamed to meet .with .he apprpval.pt the exhibitors. One of the most nolaMe'features of Ihe fair was the display, of vegetables, which was certainly niost_ commend- able cspeclally-ln view Of the dryness of the season. -W. J. Stephens, prlnc pal of the Clarcsholm .School of. Agri- culture, -who Judged'theac.classes, was heard to remark that tins showing in vegetablei "TO. truly Biirprising. EV- 8ry prize, was contested, and was placed onjy after the most minute eMmlnaHon. it is Ihe intention of the directors to purchaee the vegetable displays so that-they may..'be exhibit- ed at the International Irrigation Cou- Eregs at Calgary. Every article was grown without irrigation, .and the growth'securedV by some ot the ex- hibitors was marvellous, Mr. A. King (Continued "The spirit fleet fine, and when the day 1 fact I know, the fleet; with Help from" Above, will give a.good account I Austria Makes Apology Wants A. E. Humphries Victim of the Axe imy 'Giiillolihe Second Head Within, ilhe Past Week Attempt Made Giving as'the-, reason llmt tho iiiiniigiatiou'. business al, this point had fallen ofi so that there, was no need for an immi- gration officer at.IUhbiidgc, A. J, P., was Vat his service.? would r.ot be rc- ired allcr October IhCi fifteenth, 's .heconiing more evident cv- dayi tliat. the. war; ,-vnd the Ijlioii created'by itiire heing _ro b> tlio local Ton as jn escusc foi crening vi lincies to be filial) condi- tions imprme Mr lluraphncs tccn .truslcil, with .many., import- ant tasks, lie lias been in .the ser- vice since lllpai' jv.lnn np-.. pointed ,CRi-claker at Lethhridgc. Later he lieCajilB agent, tlien Bnd.' for some time he .his also .nceii'.iravclllng boundary inspector. It is worth' timarking that' the has-only hcen adopted.hbrii. changf was the parties handliugjthe patrohagc. ;Frdm JOliigirftil re- cently ap'poliitccs of thi'pld gov-- Imvii-. htcn IcIlViindistuth- cd. patron- ate .seem slrcmEly. Qct'. -1, -by way, of. The Austrian. npv-; ernmenVhai replied :tp.an Italian protest against .the llpatjng. in the Adriatic. deplores. the linWps.of. Italian yassela and- measures to rti-.! move the menace to shipping to fully Indemnify the families of the -victims. It is reporud that' Italy demands an Indemnity fromi Austria ef one million dollars. P. Viaduct said: L.'As- of the Hoer war who lias jusVfctunrai from Engtod where Jie'''.yaV.iflicn the war broke out, refugees nerc landing''daily and being sent to i- "den1 presents 'n'scpie'wiicli'is pathetic in the-ei- Hundreds ..ol-. Belgian women bnildren ronie to England, -carrying their ,be- [onMniV.in.: small, .roughly tied up and. the childien present, the ippearance 7pf .having been dressed m.j tbc.e'xtreme.-ha'sto .of a .hurried- de-, parture; 'A'lcxandra -Palace has. been huge home..for the re- ijgees. ;some oi. the poor Bel-; gians-.teil are almost and'were it not for the evidence of Xecil the refugees, I would them.' The-whole Ger- ihan- .plari'., early in the campaign ioi'harc- been to .inflict on .the Delg-ian 'fcppie fear would clear the country "ahead of them, and in this thej-'wcre'in 'a measure successful. Whole-village's and tow-ns were de- 'scrted; leaving all the supplies avails able" Ipr.'-tne Ocrmon troops. This judged to be equal .-at iSt'lo'an'extra two army corps. of-German atrocities in. the' press. arc not exaggerated. In tlie-prb'ss does not.tfll-ohe-nuar- hns actually -happened, ishireditor c-f the German gun- malcing firm., oi Kriinp- to -af f .KRUPP SAVED Application for Receivership by British Firm Denied hough the fate ot tin. Lelhbndg ;ogue with regard to salarj Vil in the balance liter the everv 'one of the teachers eadquarters, under date el Se'ptem. er 30, Is glv-sn In a dispatch to Reu- er't Telegraph Co., from Berlin via kmsterdam. It hostile forces advancing te he north and south of Albert (a town f France, northeait .of ten repulsed. The front battle line a without result. In Argonne our attack IB na steadily, .though slowly. BAt tho outer forts on the he line il without change. Yesterday the enemy advanced In Aliace and Lorraine. In the central They attacked energetically and were repultsd. "The eastern theatre II without news. HERMAN ATTACKS PROVE FUTILE Paris, Oct. con tlnue their attacks in foroo in the angle formed by the rivers Olse and Alsno In the dlrMtion, of Tracy mont'juBt northeaat ol tneiforest of Lisue nblcb has been taieu fcy tie Allies. The firencii. llaea 'tare thna fir held solidly as far as .these at- tacks bare been made. The attacfta are slngnlarly delperate, tat. the lies by counter movements have checked the bold attempts of.tbelr ad- versaries HOPE TO SEE-BATTLE. OF M.AlRNE" REPEATED of seo- will ccintrihiit- a InoV.th toward a local leln-f 'unl1 Tim school board's recent-action on the teacher's counter .proposal- was i-epurted to them b, their London. Oct. High Court denied todaj- tbe applica- tion.niade on behalf-bt' a Brlt- poliit..a receivenfor the firm's factories in England-. Belgian Consul f for Alberta Gift mler- Sittoii is in .recelj't 'of .tha telegram: "Ottawa, Sept. Bel- gjiui' Consul at' informs me'.Uiat the Epvernraent Al- uertii' .has decided to give. 5000 bass of flour for the relief of tbe victims of'-war.in. Belsiuni. Your generous ,donatlp'nn'' .11. ,jdne5 StataJTBasIcy, of Belgiu Canadians can-dp lonpwing arc (Mlitibn will'-, be .who '''troops tp the: (tont "the- the CUnadli llains arc ;