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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 3, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME yn. LETHBRIDGE, ALBBETA, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1914 NUMBER 249 :'S LINE FENCE SCRAP HERE'S THE WAV THE KAISER WOULD HAVE if THE GENEEUU, POSITION IS SATISFACTORY THAT'S THE BE63F' NEWS THE ALLIES ON 'Z3n'J DAY Parts, Oct. laconic offi- cial communications concerning the German r.igiit, Has brought the fighting on the Allies' left and confidence everywhere. The three words contained In every dlE patch "Seneral position satis are now. firmly.believed. This is the '22nd day of the battie of the greatest in world history but results. results are stlli to and: the'gcnernl im- pr-3Pion tn Priarte Is that the Kaiser's hcrdzV-Jspl'. make their .next stand occu- pation of HERE'S WHAT JOHN BULL 'MAY .SAY IS RIGHT RUSSIANS SWEEP GERMANS BACK ACROSS THE BORDER Several Germans Positions Taken-Augustovo Re- lieved by .Russians HEAVY LOSSES TO HUNSATRACZKA Petrofcrad. general staff issued the fol lowing "7 on the, front in "k the Jampolf battle obtained 'Yp-have occupied at last tlw German positions at Prekasno, of dimno b Lnder a (light offensive attack b> the RiOTlnnb tlia eiemy retired from Leipons .a .hi direction of rfuwalki On ilio road from Seny northward to fouwatki, tbe-mo-eirent of tae Ger Kians, pureued b) die Russian cavalry, endor projection of Rrtillerj, became times a retreat 'IgUlttg is going on In the jvicintty. of Suwa'-ki German rein Jorcenraits hurried by the railroads to MirggraDows, to the of the re- ires'mg'troons, took the in Ira lr y Augusto vo and Sjwalkl 'Neir Haczka, the Germans made bajonet c'isTgea, but iret tieavy casualtieat'mjvnv 01 their men fce'nj or Bounded baing bombarded mitli neav> artillery from the north Iwci r side the town up to the after [nocu ofi October 1 (When the Russian iriJantrj tookHhe offensive resolutel> end drove thp enemy from, the region 'The enemy -was.forced to evacuate St Shutam and whtre the troops invaded German teiri tou Hie Russians hale captuieu sonra guns from the fGerman column operat ing against Oasowetz AUSTRIANS RETJRE TO VISTULA Parts, Oct following state Wpnt regaidlng operations on the Rus siai front, has been given out official 1} 'lore "In the Rutinan'fteld of operations, a' strong German army of four corps has taken positions between the fron- tier of east Prussia the River Nle itisn Its wing has been thrown fcaek upon Mariampol ana Suwnlki Centre of AuKuetowo has been tsken by the Russians On the Ger- nlan right Wfng continues around Ossowet? (between Lyck and finelostok) In Galicla, the rearguard of the Austrians has retreated in disorder far as the Istula "In Bosnia, Serb and Montenegnn columns are advancing: upon Sara- GREECE WITH TRIPLE ENTENTE London, Oct. to trs Expr-sefrcm Pome Btates that It is reported there that Emseror of Germany hat a telegram to the-King 'of- Greece, warning' him thai if Greece Into a war against Turkey, Ger- many will not guarantee the fut- ure existence of Greece. King Conttantlne replied, the dispatch, that if'any of the Balkan states took up arms on either side, Greece would declare, for the triple entente. ___ GERMAN SHIP CORNERED District of Light Crops This Year is Confident About the Future BIG CROWD WAS PRESENT Manila Oct Hue North. ff German Lloyd steamer Mark, sailed from TTokohaiui on July 31, for Hamburg and Bremen aoTt touched at August c, lies m the harbor at Nasgbu whither she raa pur sued .by a- Brittali cruiser. Warner, Uta Oct 3 I r-hterless, ill night c'rirzle and 1 SA) iievVMlf laden with tlrcat- i ening cloi ds failed irtteiU lo d. mpon dull the spi'its of tne tamers i.t ihis district, the i second big ol the '91d vamr j fair was concluded last night indar I the most gratifying auspices. 3V road ,ecl to Our tottn" and n spite of the mud they pa- tronized by the progressive .armers, on pleasure and profit bent Any lair director will grant that a good'crowa is half the battle The'patronage of ithc Warner fair was Ir.vallv given, and ths merit of' the exhibits and sports took oare ot the remainder 01 the battle, so tTie dav was von T S LefTmgnelf, M P P president, and A P Veale, the hustling socre- were both united in their ex- pression of satisfaction, and i there was not a usitor present who would not join m the general feeling of pride and gratification Warner may be said to be nicluded m the much maligned drouth stricken area of Southern Mberla, yet throughout the entire proceedings there vas not a i IS SEEKING DIVORCE Ont, Oct Bur- nett Delmege ot Montreal will apply to Parliament next session for divorce from7 her husband, Vassal! Lavicount Delmege' of Westmoiint, 'on the usual grounds. Nora Louise Jackion, formerly Nora Louise Dondell of Toronto, ts asking to be freed from'Arthur Jackson Vassal! absconded last spring large sums from the Merchants Bank at Montreal, for vhitihf'tie collection clerk. Ho took with him a female companion._He ims iraced and titrated, and on plead- i some Imprisonment. murmur or hint or hard times In this connection Warner could well be chosen as an example o! the sound nrss of Britain's war time "Busiaeas as It is not bwai- as usual, but .business as ,im- I usual in this district and the Warnor j fair proiod it One farmer Vere stat- ed that he had threshed 1 of "i heat this aid in answer to tha quer "Are he replied mth emphasis on Fthe no "This country v.as conceded to be one of the best agricultural areas in thu: world: a year or so t5go, ilt held that reputation foi many i rroons it is j st as good ab it ever -was, pnd I'm going to st.ck to the and gnaJstone do ray [sharr towards it I'm going j to put in every square inch ot land j got ear, and take it from one who I fton't resret (This man's sentiments will .applyt to the majorilj of farmers in the dis- trict. could not help but mark ;th8 advance along and cultural lints over a year ago At that hme it was stated that there were some fine speciments of live in the district and-given time they would maEe taeir mark There ivas no lacy m that prediction Already with- in the twelve month evidences of its Teracity are noticeablv prominent The hordes especially show a marked improvement over last jear and the .Continued, on Page Two Carloads for Belgians Lethbridge W a'city ifith a pcop'e of generous hea'rtu citi- zen has contributed to the Belgian Relief Fund was hwrted response to the for assistance tor glsn people Rich and poor came forward nobly with donations Not only did Lethbrrfge do its part, Jint the townF in the surrounding district responded Just, as generomly iRay- mond and Magrath, Taber 'vyhiUa, Champion and Warder, Monarch and No 6 Mine, Burdett and other points displayed their interest In the cause by tending parcels for the cars made up at Letborldge Apart from tlothlng, ilouf 'was the bulk of the contributions, the bpo sent by the Ta'ylor auike being the biggest donation t. It; would. We foolish' to attempt to all the individual cbntrlbutldns The committee' ts grateful "to all It.teeli Hint "iero jnwlreiUby a telrted -deuIrA td'http peo- ple wlin have hiaeitu and dewhtto In thll aflul Mr. C. B. Bowman desen-es .the for tho has given to the Keltef .Frjid.. He has demoted Ins entire attention this to the headquarters, and woo of beck and call of everybody who was interested In the Fund He had splen- did support from the ladies of the committee, as well as ladies from who volunteered their services for the purpose of sort Ing the clod-ing and putting H Into uhape for-packlng, and.then when the packing came, he> was able to have At workers among ttlie men as well women. Altogether, Lethbridge hn reason to be thankful for the flne spirit -dis- played throughout the campaign for the Belgians. AH E'rts were votun teeredr no one was asked to make a contribution, 'and the donttlens citme from a people who were prorated from the heart to assist their fellows in Belgium. Two cirloidfll Lethbrldge'i contrlbutlBn, 4 i VIENNAtS NERVES Venice, via Paris, Oct. 3, 3.25 reports from Vi- enna sho'sv population possibility of.-'a ima sion. Official npticntj'in all the papers (have announced th" closing of many favorite Sun- day, excursions from Vienna in to the surrounding forests, be- cause the..WEhesc points are fortified fins hns produced much uneas ness fS FIGHT LIKE MAD AGAINST TURNING MOVE OUfBffllVELY Germans Not Able ta Pierce Outer Line of Defenses Up to Present GERMANS BUILD SUBMARINES Fierce Battle at Prince Foiled in Effort to Slip London, Oct. German dockyards are working with fev- erish .energy, says a Copenhagen dispatch tci the. Dally Mail. Fifty submarines are being built, it is submarine successes having' made the German public clamorous for more ships of this kind. The great lack of benzine, petrol, and r-ubbef, are scrtouily effecting the German transport in the fltld, according to the dis- patch, as all secret petrol depots established before the "war are ex- hausted. CAR TURNED TURTLE: HATTER DEAD Hat, Altn, Oct H B Known tractoCdied this morning from onjuriefa ed in an auto mobile, accident 'Jast; evening. Pnillro McK man, he "vras returning from Empress when the car turned turtle were on the road an hour be fore kelp, came McKmncm is doing .well, though badly in.- jured GERMANS REINFORCED Get. The summary, of tfi-e w HT news ovenught, la aa follows UL. IIL.LL. UU9 Canadian War Contingent Asso- ciation in Bntain Looking After His Comfort WAR OFFICE TO ASSIST Southern Alb-ita Infantry Corps Lkeiy to a Realty Very Soon MAY BE EIGHT COMPANIES now been. In progress for three -weeks, and nsVet no decision has been ed The fiercest fighting is taking place m the western arena, an extremely violent battle continues, es- pecially in tac Rose district, in -which the GormaTis havo concentrated con Blderable forces The action, apcears to bo extending more and more north ward v On. the Allies, one oE the Fiench whia1! came out of Arras, department of Pas de Cmilais, has fallen back a littla to ward1 the east and north of that clfc, according to a Froach. ofticial an rimmcement. The first attempts of the Germans to pierce tJte outer Hue of forts at Aiit appear to failed None of the Belgian forts have been severely I otytds and to work in co-operation damaged, It IB stated la a French ujtn tnem 'ihe organization ot the ficlal report, and the German mfantrj Queen's Canadian Military hospital attacks repulsed with, aarvy' 1S nearlv ccnipleted and is to bo "for tho forces On. the tll6 general use of the foiceb, not otlier haiid, au of'Scla! .statement is Canadian only sued in Berlin sa1 s that the siege of are being made lor Antwerp Is making progress utilizing all offers of help for To Evacuate Belgium csccntfc wilch hafe been madi b> j Reporte are be'ng circulated to the Canadians resilient here -Lim.il and, effect are preparing Ci0thmg are being faent exclusively, i Interest lu things military has heen; kejed up to a high pitch as a ipsirit of (he vorld WPI, and now bntbtlione are being formed ail over Cenadi Scuta era AJberta. is not'; to. thdrf regard other parts of the Do- miiiion, and impers been sent to the militau heartquarters Asking thHt n b-ttnllon he gazetted In Southern Alborta, with, headquarters at Letli- bridge, TMth companies In other towns along tibe Crow's Nest line It is the object of those- behind the movement to form a battalion- TV Hh four compan, isa in. Letbbridge, and lour outsidSe, talvcn tiom. Taber, Jlauleod, and a cou- ple of Pass points, making an eight- company battalion Pic.imlnary plans are well under London, Oct Canadian contingent association is actnUj uur- Buin? pteparations for furtnermg the way as" %eU as at Taber The well being of Canadian contingents jrecruitlng for a company on a peace Hon Gco II Ferity that it was J weeks a-'o, and the drilling which han since baen dono, places in a good position to do her shaie when the sanction ot the militia officers is obtained. Officers stated thai the as would like to act as Lcre or any or ganuations m Canaaa having similar evacuate Belgium, or at least that portion as far eist as Brussels In the eastern theatre of war a bat promises to toe the greatest urd mMt important of that campaign has 'commenced near Cracow, Galicla There, an Austro German force, eat! .mated1 to.-number. is erideavoiv ments. According to Russian official state mentfl, the German plan of invasion of RuBiia-from east PnieKla has failed. 'With the RuMians 1 The RusBtanB claim that further south In the district, thm have turned a Gorman retreat into a disorderly flight la fight- ing Which Is taking place at August- owo, SuwaJki, the Germans liave rc- reluforceinenta, and ar9 taking diipatch from declares but much more null be required later It isi understood thai man> associ ations'm' Canada ab well as single mdiuduals are preparing clothing and and comforts for the Canadian troops Tho association here ,TV ill be glad to act as distributers as it is to m toirh the the Russian advance, regiments dxiriai? the campaign Both itdqs are bTtaging up reinforce- aSSisiante of the uar ofticc, dis tnbulton pfoUablj' can be bettor frbni London than from Can- ada direct, thus over-Iappmg may be prevented The following officers- have been niggpstPd is senior officers, and to tatae- cha-ge of four Lethbridge companies: Lieutenant TV Church JM, Aitken; L Asqulth A Jackson, G R mil" C H Doune, J Et Hodgson S K.' P Stenart H G Long, Frame, H J Goode, A B Stafford, R W Gardner, Medical McNaHy n from ment shoitly, the plans for the winter will be set o it BERLIN REPORT CLAIMS LITHE OFFIO1A1. Paris, Oct. 3, 3 03 announcement Usued tWa ieclares that the. of Gf nna'ns at'Soyeltas been lepnlsed by the Allies, ,Ths at tie statement t lour -left wing the vio- lent action, which has progress-1 ing since yesterday contlftacs without interruption, in tho reE? (on of Roys, We reyujsed all uttaeJvs upon tliat partcoJ the front "Sscond.-T-rUpon .the centre 'nothing is to he from or the Ar- gonne retlon la the Argonne dis- trict, the ISth. Germsu Corps (the army of tfae Crown Prince) which had attempted to sHp by through the woods of Gruerie, Imn driven jack toward north of the mgs line In tha Woevne district, and upon heights oiithe JTeuse, our prosress slow, but. "In the Belgian field, tie Hermans are the front witt-saBl o WELL-KNOWN LAKE CAPTAIN IS DEAD Sarnia, Ont, Oct. Sam- uel Bunihani one of the best men on tile Great Lakes, died InJ'ort Huron, jesterdaj, in yeifl getic attacks, but 11 ere repulsed." Germany Asked Far Too Much of Great Britain London, Oct 3 a re- cruiting meeting et Cardiff last Premier said, in a cc-jMnin- ication to the German eminent in 1112 ngarding her future oolicy, Great Britain declared she would na- ttier-make nor join in anj uapro-'ok.d attack on Germans, but tint was mt enough for Gorman statebmatt- shin Germany wanted to c-.1t i-vr- the'r and pledge oursshes to absolute neutrality In ths event of German} bfing engaged m To that 'lc tbere was but one ansuet and answer tha gorernment 'gavr i DEJD j tict Dr'fjeoA Mitchc'J, aJi Kent, died t M Us 79tk ;