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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 2, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE ALBERTA, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1914 i Germans Retreating from Ossqwetz-rBig- Battle Alone RUBS Frontier Russian Hero GERMAN RIGHT, THOUGH BIB THE Had Only Been a Member of the Whitney Government for Three Years SOME CABINET CHANGES Member for West Elgin is the New Minister of Public Works Toronto, Out, Oct H Hearst will be Ontario s new premier He toniffSit asked by the Lieuten fcnt-Qovernor to form a government 'Ontario's 'new premier represents 8ta. Marie.- tie Is a before entering the legislature was County Crown Attomev He is a na tire.of" county, which h.is pro- duced mans men of prominence In public lite Mr Hearst has not been in public very long but his abfli ties have evidently Impressed the pow era Hut be Ho entereu tho lasisla ture first in 1908 and vwian Hon (Frank Cochrane was summoned to Ot to Join the Borden govemment in 1911, he became Minister of Mines and Lands So after three short years Jn tile Cabinet be becomes Prime Min inter of his native He is a .1 ..i region Is more or Ui though his name lad often been mentioned as a. possi tie successor to Blr James Whitney JlowWer by the- wise ones t that-the rented between ADMIRAL WEMYSB In charge of the convoy of British cruisers escorting the Canadian con t'ingent across the. Atlantic Mr Hearst's. less of a Hon_tW_ Sir Ad It now that ifee differences betvvesn theEe two, which have ellst- ed for some time could not be healed The new premier is a comparatively young man being Just 50 j ears of age Dr, Rheaume Resigns don Dr Rheaume, minister of Pub Works who was defeated at the provincial elections in June resigned Ms portfolio yesterday It is under atood that in reconstructing tho gov Mr Hearst will surround himself with all the old ministers cept HOD T J Floy, who wants to re- tire on account of Ill-health. He will require at lesst three new ministers, one to succeed Mr Foj one to sue- Seed Di Rheaume and another to suc- ceed himself al minister of Lamia and Vines Swunton K C i" Hamilton, Is likely to become Atto iiey General, and Hon R F Preston, minister without portfolio, minister of Public Works A Later Report Toronto. Oct if understood that the following Japan Asks That They Vacate the Railway Line from Tsmg Tau JAPS TO OCCUPY ROAD Fekm 11 10 a m Oct 2 Jap antse gov ernment-has given orders to remote tho Chinese soldiers from the railway line that connects Ismg Tau with JThe request is made, Japan says hei-aute it is her purpose voccupy the railway up to Tsin Ssa? western V any opposition it, eneoiliMrSi, the states It unll be con unfriendly act Vllies Push Fresh Troops Into. Country South of in Sight London, Oct. 2, 4.40 offi. al bureau announced today the DOV- ernment had decided to lay minss In certain areas as a counter stroke to the German procedure. OFRCIAL Parls, Oct. an official state- ment Issued by the War Department this afternoon, it is reported that, ter- rific fighting continues .Incessantly near Roye, where the Been strongly reinforced. Tho statement cay 'On our left wing the battle continues with lor rifle fighting notably in the direction of Roye, where the' Germans appear to have concentrated Important, rein- forcements. Tho action extends more and more towards the north. front of the battle line la now extending into the region to the south of Arras. 'Upon the the Germans at- tempted, at night, to threw a bridge acrOES the river near St. Mihiel. The bridge was destroyed by our guns" NO DOUBT ABOUT OUTCOME OF BATTLE London, Oct. p. cor respondent of the Central at I Calais who has rtturned to that! city from a tour in the vicji'ty oi the-allies' left says 'Without diseasing military sec- rets 1 can that 1 have seen manv to remove auv misgivings as SundayJZnnceris For Relief Purposes If local organizations desire to hold Sunday help swell local relief Canadian patriotic Belgian relief funds, they may to the outcome of the battle niLTient is drauirg near when this this ahead and do so Chief Skelton an nounced his interpretation of on flr the Lord's Day 4ct morning and stated to one of promoters of such a concert that he uf v. ould >r i of thl- oiedb go toward some reliei fund in respect to t'lis the Act -ass Hctvvithstandmg anv thing The _. the curtain will be lifted.on. the great- est drama ever seen In war. GERMANS ARE SHOKI or HOUSES 'The position of the German right} wing on was SLch that a portion of it lying between and Ohaulnes was in extreme danger, Chaulnes the German lines which a fsvv days ago mead wesV ward, are now facing north west and have been bent back on tie line of Chaulncs Cambrai aril Valencieines On Sunday a German patrol was capture! near Chaulncs Th- fate of 4he Germans was. due to a shortage of horses The men 'aid that thej had nothing to tat for some days The; belouaeJ to General on Kluck command. REINFORCEMENTS NO GENERAu RUZSKY Ru-sian General, commanding the Ciar's forces in Qalicla.'.who.h'as brok- en the mlitary, oow-r of the dual monarchy _________- thev staktd everything to hold the position Ji the face of an rav eloping movement vvhichiwas becoming more imminent daily Er-LGIYNS FOLD GEK1IAJ.S BACK London Oct i 2G p de to the Overling News Iron Yjitwerp sav, that the German on Vnlvv epp continued through- out list night ,without mt-rruption 1 he Belgians replied eilectiveh and the Germans were several times com- pelled to dhunyi the position of their batteries OPRMVSb DCSLR1 CH 4.London U 3 Oct onJf t df the limes wiring from Chalons I lance under date ol sav s Ihe Germans are gone and dial ons is rejocug MI the good newb The latest reports seam to indicate a. general lelirement from the line of deiense which the Germans constructed to the north of Reims OFFICIAL Oct. general staff has given.out the following communi- cation: The Russian troops have continued o repulse the enemy in the boundar- es and in the rovcrnnKnts of Suwal- and Lomza. The engagement has been very fierce west of Symo. "The German troopc that at- tacking Oosowetz, are retreating hast- to' the north. Considerable forces of of the bulk arrly ed from tri1' arc coventrating in tho districts west of the govern ments of Piotrkow and Klelcc." B AID TO KLUCK selections have been made of 'minister! [or the constructed cabinet forests and mines Hon V> H Hearst Attornev J J Foy Minister of K 4 Pvne Provncial Sccretarv Hanna Minister of J Buff i Provincial I Lucas llimstei ol Public G llacDiarmid Minister wlthoufr R Prest V. OUW not nienc is nature so long w It has been apparent thrc-'ighout that General Von Kluck s as made mor" precarl ms by the Crowd- ing on him ol from .....bv the German anj move tie cen'te and left the pro- ami to the east and w est' v. message from the cavs Ihe German in the la 21 hours srem to have become less and Tl e Allies nave been a Ie to repulse them and follow up them more casilv The (rsrman prac- tice of maintaining an incessant of- fensive appears to be having the re- sult oi out their forces ma- terially There ire signs fhat exhaus- tion is sett ng in among the invad- ers cvvmg to the hard fighting and the weather conditions Mean- The Kaiser in a Special Train Keep Moving Rome, Oct. 2, via Paris, 8.15 a. William, says a tel- egram from Berlin, is. going from one front to another, continually. He travels in a special train of ten Pullman cars, which, formerly painted blu.; and white, are now repainted like the ordinary cars, in order Id proiect-the'tralnB from the bombs of the French aviator When the Emperor goes cO plac- out bt'tne-rcacn op -j'r he tiavels by automobile Be- tides his aides and bodyguard, he also special secret field police, i RESPONSE w BELGIAN CRY WONDERFUL The Belgian iclici fund closes t night Ihe respoise las been -nondenu On Monday CPU sen forivaicl to Canadian hejiiviartors i the fund an pound car loadtr lie cen'te ana mi. uv me irerman the weather conditions Mean- general staff His commissariat fail- v.hile the. Miles are being given m- ed Phis might have been avoided if terrals qf rest in the trenches be- th" Germans had" been prepared to tvve n the periods of intense exer- mi- Germans had" been prepared herein sacrifice their carefully select'd posi I tions as iresh can be brought person mav.'on the tions in the north Noyon region but to the front at am time Lord's Day do anwwork of itv or (b) vvqrk (or tha' relief of sickness and suffering If the relief of families ui_distre3s, like to have that phrase defined i The Theatres Vet states that "no exhibition shall he permitted on the Lord's Dav except m connection, with j a religious service bv fche written permission of ,the Attorney-General, g.' licenses and all shall be issued suh- i ject to the implied condition 'that no n exhibition shall he permitted to take place on Sunday vvrithoub said permis sion This refers to an exh tation, and the chief arm of the law in LowrurMge i I holds that a concert is not an exhibi X M for West tion Sonie menticm has been made of ALDERSON LEADS THE CANADIANS fci'ti member of the hydro-electiic power, commission, Hon 1 B. LUOM will LWPZIp OFF JK "S'lSiS steamer Marie arrived Jiwe.lod.y with r Bank. bfr Adam Becv U no longer a meni- fcjt of Hie government without port- folio, his dropping-out being at his on thf re-organization ol the Hfs wish lor t long having been to devots his whole tttention'to the hydroelectric de- velopment1 with, which his name is so cne crew tuo THIIIOK field, which warf the fierman erulstr b. To'toafb, Oct Tre final omcial tcl ol.SIt John ,6ibson as Lieuten was seclotra- cd ten o'i'lock' this morning, when ol office to Hoo. W. H. Dr. Carman Retires After Long Service London, Oct. It li offlciaiir announced that Major-General Ed- win Alfred Hervey Alderion, has been given command of Canadian Overseas contingent, and will take charge of the force upon its arrival here General Aldersen, who is well known to several Canadians, is sooken of aa one o' tr-o ponular offii cera in this country He is S5 years old, and has seen much act ivve service, including tre south African war, in which he com. minded the Mounted Infantry. CALU FOR 1000 RAILWAY ME London, Oct 1 British war of- fice has issued a call for 1000 oxpert railroad to assist in the opera- tion of the French railroads COL. J. S. HENDRIE ewly Appointed. of Ontario Reinforcements Go Forward to: Strengthen British Forces on the Continent C. P. R. Moves Stockyards to Fair Hatch Now Has Chance SHIPMENTS ALREADY At last Lethbridge has a 'stock- yards where livestock ;may he .hand- led with some degree oi satisfaction lo (.lie producer and buyer alike.'The T P. K. has just completed the mov- ing of the old yards from 'the origin- al location on the main line east o't Dunmore Junction to a.new location selected on ths iouth lines, ijast out- side the eastern houi.darj ofvthe fair grounds 1 s lor the moving ol came reccntlv, smcz the appointment 01 Superintendent in charge Uoing ol the new Lolhundy: division, budge and qn tne ARE CANADIANS THERE? Statement That the Colonial, Forces are Already in the Ranks in France y LondonrOct; war nejws. oy- ernigiit is suininarized.as.follows: Another has passed, and.tie sit-; uatlott between the alliad armies and the Germans iii northern Prance is' still described by tho French, official announcements as satisfactory, with' ihare and there progress alons the line, but not a sufficient advance to the' north and east to strike a decisive blow at.-the German right wins. The battie of the Aisne gives every Indication of being the greatest battle; in history as to time, losses, end, pos: slbly -in significance with regard to tlra'outcpme of.the greatest war the world-has ever seen. _ British reinforcements, consisting in: part of trained East Indian troops, and In part ot Territorials, including the famous London Scottish Regiment, which includes manj sharpshooters wilio have won fame on the ranges In times past, have reached France, to. strengthen the small_ British army, which, for many weeks pastas heeii ter, has ]ust coinpletejl tlfe moved through the new yards, ton On the verv hrst day thev vvefe for use Hatch and Lewis load- ed t'rough them for J ,F Taylor, tne Inovn 68 car o ol bheep which were consigned to the north Lven v ith that large shipmert out oi tU way, there were 1900 sheep still! tu ship. The removal of the vards is theie- few service 'beside its Colonial troops are t to battle front, t iOm hiv e seen service t paigns On both bides there have been in numerable offensive movements, the Germans while relying upon their en trenchmonts to keep off the advance of the opposing forces, not hesitating to assume the offensive in fleece as saults upon both French and Briton at sholt intenals Likewise, the Germans are contum ng (then campaign in Belgium by an Su.uuu poumi cai car'for this purpose has icen stadilv work, g on the to the roof has been supplied b) the C P R who will carrv it free oi charge to its destination Lethbridge has been the headquar- ters foi the appeal in this portion c' the federal constitucncv with V. Buchanan, II P in charge, and not onlv has Lethbridge shown her gen-] erositv, but outside points lave hur Russian frontier in a su to waid off the Russian In the eastern theatre of war Ger many has taken the direction of the campaign against the .Russian 1'Uats into her own hands While Berlin is silent on the pro eress ot war'the rie'd to do their sh'ar.0 Donations j. thir the industrv he has prov if A, tb German people that have teen-received from V.lntla, War through the ac ion the citv tat0e Eropls car with pounds of flour donated, hy the Latter Dav Saints 01 Tavlor Stake, and otto donations ot provisions and clotting icceived loc "Ue Horalil that B Bowman chairn-an oi the lo the out, of ed the C P U ot the ol helping in the project and thei leid- il) came to his aid Mr Hatch is sute mat, MUCC the facihtle- have hcen provrieJ, theie mil Ie a movement of jards, while stock mav be brought the iarn eis and held for thD m 1 be in favor of the German arms Belgians Will' Eat Lethbridge Made Spaghetti were receive-1 at the depot, has work ed long and laithfullj aided by a number of patriotic on the- committee Both Mr Buchanan anil Mr Bowman are greitlv pleased at the result ot the appeal has been general superintendent of th'eiJIethoBist church in Canada, will practicallv retire from active office when the quadrennial general confer- ence now 'in session here, rses in a few davs This afternoon, an unani- mous tote of the conference decided in favor 5o[ the recommendation ol the superintendence committee to ap- ,5-hction m the maritime provinces point Hra as superintendent emeritus wes down b" an almost unam- for tl neirt four years, with the mous 7c.te same salary as is paid to a general Almost all the other general con- superintendent I fcrence officers were re elected, with ricv Dr Chown, of was. ths oi Dr J S Moods- elected general superintendent with superintendent of home nus- at anv time, will find a readi at competitive prices sale 1 the proviso'that his term of office be lor the nett eight years motion submitted hv the Rev H Hartz, of N S to appoint a gen- eral superintendent, with general iur- sions, who was retired The rccoro mendation ot the comnntlee that he Ie paid a bonus sS a'retirim; ance found eener.1l favor t Hearst, K C Minister ot Lands and Mines, and to Hon' Fmdley.Macbiar- nud, is Minister of Eubltc Wotks These were the ohlv oaths 'adminis- ttrod. When the call ol we Lieuten- ant Governor came tor Hon Mr Hearst, and he accepted' the task ol lermmi! a the resigna- SIKHS REFUSED ADMITTANCE TO B. C. MUfMtON REACHING INDIA AND TEN OF THEM MET DEATH tion every, was .placed in his bands to do with Its he saw fit. He inclined to1 McVptAthem cabinet old memben.' >r j 1-1 12 n London, Oct 3-1 12 P m-In a I communication on the subject issued Furontan was kills! and several oth- tt- V.WIIUUU1" __ i flm nnlirtt wmnirf- Red Cross Plans for Lethbridge Announced Soon For the first time in many the citv commissioners will b-v----- .o hold a full meeting morning Lerrtav and Comnmsioner Rei4 is expected rack from, a holiday" at other coast cities at midnight To JIay'or Hardie hai'.heen delegat- ed, tne work of forming a branch of the Cross Society in Lethbridge He stated this; morning that he would confer .with the Imperial Daughters ot the Empire and vjoulcl, announce plans after the was de- cided at the meeting in Calgary that, the Federal mcinbns Would have charge of Belgian relief in their dts tricts, provincial mcmtesrs Thanks to the generositv of the members of the( Lethbridge teaching; staff, Belgians in want will he able to regaie-thcmMlves. on Lethbridj-e made macaroni during the coming; Winter The donated; to the Belnan fund, the; committee to what purpose it would be put 'Ihcv were told that pron-. sions were alvvavs acceptable, end thereupon Mr Marnraro was called upon and 2000 pounds of macaroni: bought Mr Marmaro then, to show; his good will toward the causs, made; the donation read 2500 pounds, add. ing 500 pounds on behalf ot the f London, Oct 3-uap m-m a J ollows (ers, including the police, were wound- tricts, prftunoml memran win despatch from Caloutte, the corns- on the ed The Puiuab one charge of Patnotic Fund organ, 'w imj amns, iwiaawiftna v" nf rrtvvns pendent of Renter's Telegram com- passengers ata Maru, who were _ brought back to India being re? fused admission to British SlCVmci jkutiiuganv TefUsMd "peimisrion w van- co'tMfet, B, C arrived at last Some of them refused to tram for the Punjab, and op- and several vvoundcjl The were tompenea 10 cmxjK the' rushes of -tiic 16 of them were.killsd'.The remainder were scat- tered tf CI WCIf while the mayors of tovfns A )uniimg'villages and laf swv: OPERATED ON C. J. ECKSTORM On the v ery first day had concluded his ten veatl proprietor of the Dallae Hotel, 0 j Bckstomi was taken tto Gait hospital, suffeiing an ac ute attack of was operated on last Mr Eckstorm was taken III at a ;