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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 2, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta POSITION OF RUSSIANS IS IMPROVED 'Berlin Newspapers Are Not Minimizing Serious- ness of Success of the Allies in New-Move Berlin, via Amsterdam, Oct. That great alarm Is felt in Germany over the Allies' success ia the west is Manifested by the editorial expres- elons la the newspapers through the empire. Berlin" is taking the news from the western front very seriously. Despite the efforts of Bemi-official or- jrans to minimize losses, it is certain that a deep'impression has been caus- ed by extent of artillery pre- paration which nreceeded the Allies' Attack. The Tage'hlatt remarks that nothing would he more foolish than to over- Hook the terrible seriousness of the re- cent battles in the west. It says that the result of the fighting now going on there may Decide the whole war, London, Oct. situation on the eastern front is still re- garded In London as of the great- est immediate Importance, not- withstanding the new offensive In the west.' To transfer the centre of gravity of the war to the west- ern front is the task njow before the French and, British. Special dispatches from Petro- grad all speak of the improve- ment of the Russian position, al- though there has been no note- r worthy change on the eastern front for some days. FOUR SONS ENLIST The four sons of Mr. and Mrs.'Matthew Hewitt, 139 Fif- teenth street North, have en- listed for active service. This is, a record that.. tlie parents have reason to be proud of. K is not often that all the sons Ia a family respond to the coun- try's call. H. Hewitt and D. Hewitt are already in the former with, the 50th, and 'the latter with the G3rd. On. Thursday, R. Howltt of WILIJGHT Charged With Conspiracy and Obtaining Money Under False Pretenses Fight Extradition STAB WITNESS IN THE TMANITOBA TKIALS Winnipeg, Oct. French-bond issue, soon to be offered to. the .-public, .were of .opinion toda- that.the entire be su scribed within a few days. The list will be closed, in all probability, nex w-eelc, possibly.Monday. Siity banks trust. companies and financial insti tutions, .which comprise the under writing syndicate in New York City- were cheered; by :the support given them by Jewish clients, a source from which .they -.had not expected heavy subscriptions. SPEAK IN CITY ITI Mayor Hardie Believes More Economies Could be Effected Mayor Hardic is not yet satisfied that all departments- of the cjty have heen economizing and cutting righl to the very bone on expendi- He so expressed himself this summer, is to be undertaken shortly, probably by the provincial govern- ment, w-ilh gangs from the provincial down tures. morning, in a somewhat warm dis- cussion in a commissioners' meeting over the entire matter of city econ- iimissioner. Grace, who claims that his depaitmcnt has tut donnas far as it can be 'a'ade the state-- ment that the police could very warden of the nil, he cut in Alayor Hardic italss that the vvoik will be mulct-1 agreed to submit a resolution to this taken bciorc the frost pomes, if satis- eneot to the police commission if Mr factor} .uraiigcments can be made Grace would introduce it The mayor That portion of the road between came back at Jlr Grace with thr the city and Montana junction, pai- statement that he did not think (ic has been in a vcrj rough condition for a long time. The rani- tar was mentioned jt the board of trade meeting on Thursday evening, und the feeling was that tomething khould he done, the road a travelled one city engincrr had enough to do. Mr Grace claimed he busy ,il! the time, and that he cut his staff down any more and keep up ef- ficiency CommiiBiouer licld clai that he has cut his department to the limit. ef- im1! The whole rose out tit the fact that a city hall stenogiaph- er has1, resigned, and.. Mayor Hardie has a of the thing's ___ place would not hare to be i plan for cenltauing the work stenographers and raneralk re i S 5, Lethbridge on Thursday night nest will have the opportunity of hearing that gifted orator, R. B. Bennett, M P of Calgary, on a topic which is certain to gup him every oppor- tunity to displav his great and in- spiring eloquence. He will, speak on .Patriotism. Just back from the fir- ing line he is fired b) the real Bnl ish spirit and the audience which will gather at the Majestic is hound to heat'" ohe-of: the most effective es Mr Bennett has ever delivered in the citi The member for Calgary is coming TURKEY ALLOWS Paris, Oct. has' been a heavy German bombardment, in the Artois, according to the announce-, irfent made by the French "War Office Nevertheless, the French forces have this "dis- trict on the heights of La" FoIHe! French aeroplanes have been active in bombarding the railway line's hind the German front, and during night air craft guns bombarded tho German, lines series ot engagements QntthK French front in the last few dtyVhM not altered conditions Appreciably; GOTOU.S. Washington, D.O., Oct. has consented'to the emigration of all Armenians who actually win become naturalized American citizens their arival. in this country. Ambns- iador Mprgentha'u, at Constantinople, has arranged for the departure of all such. CABINET RANK Ottawa, Oct. position of Solicitor-General has been raised 0 full Cabinet rank. Hon. Arthur in he position, wa> sworn in today at one o'eloe'k by Duke.of Conna'ught a privy councillor and as the new minister. Pay Your Taxes Mayor Hardie, the Finance com- missioner, states emphatically that in taxes must be se- cured by the city at once, If ne- ceuary current expenditures are to be met, and if a .tax tale is not to be forced in the spring. There is a large amount of outstandlny taxes, but is the sum set as Immediately necessary to carry on the proper and legitimate ex- of the city. There are people vyho -owe taxes and who are able to pay, but are not Ing. Mayor Hardie appeals spec- ially to these. Read hit'appeal In another place in this issue. NotedLawyerKilled In Auto Smash Montreal, Quo., Oct. A, 45 years old, a lamer f Montreal was 'killed and Rudolph 3edard and Arthur C. Sabot, Outre- nont, were injured, .early today, when n: automobile, in the trip were eturning from .'Bte. Rose .failed to ake turn- at St Blieear, jumped ie crashed .through a fenced nd was Indian Sentenced for Horse Stealing WL I IVII 1ft II FOR With one more day of recruiting still teft, the total enlisted for the 82nd during the week, now stands at 77, iiith which the officers are well satisued Ther hope to bring the number up to nearh 90 by jwning, which satisfactorily J near enough to the 100 mark. Tj Yesterday's list included S. W. TucLwell, a member of the trades and libor council, and a well known prmter m the city He is married with a familv John Joy, an Italian, also among the number Bryan Smvthe, esteemed employee of the John Blackhorsc, an Indian, was Herald, enlisted this morning sentenced jesterdpj bj Mr Jus- Jmimie Kingston, the mounted -po- tice Hjndnidn, in supreme bugler, has been a great aid to- to a term of one and 11 months officers He plavs the calls in Lethbndge 'ail, 101 stealing a' front of the recruiting station duriDj hoisc John W acknitz laid tlw charge (ttl5 Last evening the CitiMns He is a farmer 10 miles south of 1 band aided to the attractions and Lethbndge, and a .buckskin horse offices nera crowded all evening. r owned bj him was found m Black Those enlisted horse's possession Judge Hjndman follows G H found the evidence produced h) f R shops, W Thompson, Irosecutor Convbeare full> sustained Scotch Pertr Smith, the charge, and sent the matf-to jail I T Blunt, Irish Geo An order for restitution of the horse 1Jolm Uunlop, Scotch, iV H to Wackn'tz uas made bv the court !'on> Engluli, J M The prisoner Harris. 'ras deiended bs Ci F Putnam, tCku- Some Little Stories of Huge Yields in Lethbridge District Southern Alberta has produced 12500 bushels this jear that have shown not nly big .yields, but tremendous elds, Melds that find fe% He nI, tnc the annual convention o the Empire in the history of wheat grow S {'inspectorates street car bam should iransfer his toAhTaSlfral in fho knii A i oc open 10 Ecncrai pi lubiic. the He promised his that he would donate hei over that ucld for a holiday trip W Tuckaell, Entfish, John Joy, Italian H H Cronkhite, Fred Hewitt, English This indiscreet maker of promts, has just limshrl his threshing, and he has had to come thiongh to bis' Toronto, Ont, Oct. 2 iruittog iBeech in front of tbe raty hall last Thursday eveninx, N. W, last Thursday evminj, N. made oi head over the city hall stefl- ographers, and that a bureau of the be formed, all citj hall stenograph} being thrown into the one melting pot and turned out bv the stenography bureau as the typ- ists founa convenient He believed that m this wav the services of an additional stenographer could dis- pensed with Mr Grace objected strenuously to allowing his ographer to go into one central ol- ox I'AOII 6) j Octottr October 6ajft Octeber birlty the American continent" So main are the stories of Dhenomenal, come in these davs, that t------ is almost wear} of the tte unaci-esiimajed his yield by ju The meeting of course unending Ulc The thing zettiuc that much monotonous bushel} ield! bushels. His worthy "spouse, on, mrei must'ike greater are uncommon Forty-bushel share of the crop, would In able! He u-ues tiat the miVnb. are the average Fifty and sat) to jnake the circle of the globe all be raised