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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 4, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIII. LETHRKIDGE. ALBERTA. MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1915 NUMBER 249 Anti-aircraft Gun Officers of 82nd Over- Reach Their Expecta- To Train in Calgary The magnificent record of 101 re- cruits for the week, just one .over the mark they had set.-for themselves, made here last week by Major 3VIorfitt and Lieut. Taylor and Ser- geant Jackson of the 82nd. Just a few minutes before tejj o'- clock on Saturday-night, when the of- fice-was about to close.after a stren- uous week, the 101st recruit was sworn the'; officers, betook themselves back to their hotel, ex- beedingfly well and with a warm spot in their hearts for Letb- bridge" and the Lethbridge people, par- .ticularly the Lethbridge recruits, for jthey are a fine lot of mien. Before departing: lor Taber, where they will recruit today, the officers ,were high'in their praise of the treat- ment received here. Major Morfitt, through. !the columns of the Herald, wishes who so wil'lfug- ly assisted their work here. He ex- pressed thanks to C; B., Bowman for the'use of.the offices in the Balmoral Block; to the Ford Furniture Co., for %use of furniture, to the city for elec trie light supplied; to the city GQIH- Jnissloners, Supt. Pennefather, Jimmie Kingston to the city hand, the and.the Mlties band for music: supplied, and to the Roy plectric: Co., for electric light." globes. Major Morfitt thanked the Herald Its local daily credit for roucn of tfie s'uoceaa of their recruiting At five o'clock Saturdaj, 92 'men had signed .officers were .then quite 'satisfied .with their work 3Jut rea'ched over the 100 were.highly delighted. The men will all go to Calvary' for traimngv most'ot them loft al ready, the remainder4 going tn a few The following were recruited Satur- 'day: G. C: Taggart, James Conway, Frank. (Patterson, N. J. Stewart, J. C. ALLIED AEROS m BRUGGE pel. Telegraal announces ..iirdtil'i'e aeroplanes of the allies bouibarded on the Uclgfifn coast. Some of the bombs which were dropped weighed 75 pounds, Acroplanstj were attacked by i anti-aircraft guns, which Brought 1 down'one machine. A wet her was polled by a.detective motor to land near Nicwvl'iet, on Dutch territory. Th" -Brili'sb ofSeT Demands the Expulsion of German Officers-Must Decide on Course Action Today of Air raids on.Paris by. the Germans aro scarcer than raids! on London, due'in iart to the effective defence provided )y hundreds of anti-aircraft guns In the suburbs of Paris LondonrOcfr 8, '12 Bnt- sh delivered a Friday night on the Teutonic forces south- west and achieved their objective, which two Ger- man trenches, according to a report received "from Field "Marshal Sir John French, cdmmander-iii-chiei of the army in. the', field. .OAN LOAN QUICKLY TAKEN UP New York, N.Y., Oct. anouncemcnt indicating: the J. Smythe, Charles Flynn, William success ,oE the-Anglo-French Siddons, William loan was made today by J. P. cr, J. W Burns, Albert Maslonka, Jos Denis Guerin, Pat Hogan, J. J. fiu'IHvan, John 'Davidson, A; W. Gal- loway, James Ring, H H Thompson, John McAdam, F.'E Earts, J. T Her Tola and. Albert Elnolf. :Cb., to 'the. effect that no sirbscriptidns to. under- writing "will be. received after .10 a.m.-T.uesday.j.QctofaeivS; o- Recruiting for New Battery Petrograd, Oct. 3. Uis'jian minister is ordered to leave fc'olhi unless within 21 hours tlic Bulgarian government openly breaks with Aus- tria and Germany and sends their military .ollicers away.. Must Make Choice Today London, Oct.1 4. Bulgaria must make her choice today for an opun alliance with the central powers and Turkey, OL- for ncsilrality. When her decision will be made known public- ly, rests with the censors, but it is regarded as, unlikely that there will, fce delay in satisfying the widespread anxiety to know the best or the worst. There is a marked division of opinion in London as to which side King Ferdinand and Premier Kados- lavoff will chocsx Notwithstanding the signs of hostility towards Ser7 via on the.part of opin- ion is expressed by some well-inform- ed diplomats that Bulgaria will not fight and that even though .the gov- ernment should elect to' do so. the Bulgarian people would resist such a policy In the meantime, Sofia continues to denv the existence of the military conditions on which Russia's "ultima- tum is based. Negative action, how- ever, ill not satisfj the allies who1 demand that Bulgaria shall "openly break the enemiet, cf the Slav Sir Rider Haggard Little Change on Eastern Front-Russians Active Against the Turks Caucasus in Bcoton, Mass.. Oct. flo- tilla of ArrieVitan-built submarines which ventyrsd across the Atlan- tic to British naval forc- es at Gib'raltarr made the pasiage safely, under., its own power and without extraordinary discomfort for -the crews, -according to let- received he.fa today from men who shared In the expedition. The-veisels tailed from Montre- al, having at the Vickew' yards there. They were convoyed by .the Allan liner Cal- gariari. FURTHER JALK y Comnussioixf Grace is still oppos- I I London, Oct. fighting continues, there is little or no change I in the situation along the eastern j front. The Russian's, while ;teing forc- ed back at one or two points, are themselves pressing the "Germans at other points, particularly to the east of Vilna, where Field' Marshal bon. HindenburgV drive towards Minsk has been checked.; The Russians in the Caucasus, fol- lowing the lead .of the British in Mesopotamia, arc taking a more ac- tive offensive against the'Turks. Battle for 20 Days Pe- trograd 'correspondent of'.the change Pelegraph company says that a supplementary report has been i sued from7 Russian headquarters; un- der date of'September follow "It is stated that the' vigorous op-_ erations which have lasted twenty days, even now are unfinished.- In-thi region the initiative has been wrested from the enemy hy the Rui sians. The-German offensive in the Vileika region has been decisively re- pulsed and--their scheme destroyed "For some days the .fighting o] the fiercest nature, hut -the enemy was gradually held, in check, his of- fensiye :was ;broken and'he, was fmallj LIFE TODAY I repuised An enormous loss has been ;r on the enemv The well laid A to- change the deleave Minneapolis, Minn., Oct. 4. The eountv option election here today" uhich 11 a. life 01 tleith struggle for firm -.r ,._ The chief's report for Septem- moving thff office the car bams to the city hall Com missioned Grace does not see" how thi scheme will work out with. -to the stenographers who also act as clerks in the offices in which the} are located; .The commissioner has askfidvfor week to considei the matter, and something definite may be Ac med at next 51 aiday's Mayo.r Hardie's idea is that it should not be 'necessary to replace (the stenographer who has resigned He helie.es it is more pleasant not to fill vacancies than to have to dis- charge employers later on meeting of the commission- ers this morning, a contract awarded to the American Foundry Go of Fort V for exclusive supply OL faidfc shues for the cars here, for a at a ton citv ?20 a year by giv- i into the ofiensive were with success., skill and perscierance, testifying HO the supreme gallantry oi being fought out b> both sides her the encrgi that can he j bulance calls On Mindly recruiting for the new 39ln S.iio.y, Canadian Field Artillery, Canadian Expedi- tioniry will commence. Authority has been granted to raise the battery. A.' B. Stafford, officer -commanding Bat- tery ,is to command the new over- seas battery. While the other of fleers not been selected, it is likely that Lieut. F. S Fiftner will be one of those to be given a commission. The recruiting office will be in the store between Thompson's grocery, and S.' Rose's clothing house. Victim of Plot, Says Kelly Chicago, Oct 4 for a deter- mined fight against extradition were laid todaj by the lawyers acting for Thomas Kelly, the millionaire con- tractor of Man held un- period September 2040, comb British and French offenaln kaa steadily deveioplng Fierce has taken place at vartoos alongj the Allied line, in woattwr al. brilliant sunahlne aaA rential rains (CONTINUED ON PAGE 4) .WHIPS GREECE 11 ALLIES VERY SOU OFF BULGARIA sus of those present appeared to be Washington, D.C., Oct. bassador Morjtnthau at Constan- tinople was instructed by cable today to inform the Turkish min- ister of Foraign Affairs that pub- lic sentiment in ths United elites was so stirred by reports of Ar- mcnhin -atrocities that masaerss cuted, friendly rtla< lions bstwttn peo- ple and the pcopla ft Turkey would ba J month A suggestion made towards close of the meeting by- Iter Mr that a subscription list the that the meeting Repert Oo should proceed. Committee lobOKdick, that a subwription list Oeo Kletmng opened the meeting be started at the meeting, not with a sell-rendered aolo Dr. Oal- entcrtamed by Mayor Hardte, chair- <_________ man who jtsid that if snrhta r tipn was put "he would ask somebody else to take the chair, as he w.as not in favor of the suggestion Mayor Ilardic, as he stated at the Octobir cuts outset of the meeting, believes that Octolwr 'lax nothing should be done until the sull, of the audit of the of the association was made known to the) public, and they were puf in full Htfh session of all-the facts concerningI.M the management ot the associations. J lA i? MARKETS October wlwat........... WEATHER make any difference to the future of the institution The dqctoi said 4he aim was to make the institution a self-sustaining ont, and an appeal was to made at present for J350 a month to cover the deficit, of expenditures over re- ceipts, and a campaign also was, to be made for so that something could be dene to- wards paying off liabilities. R A. Smith, one of Mic speakers, said that no money sbsuld be taken London, Oct. powerful Russian squadrons are reported to have appeared off the Bulgarian coast, near Varna, on -the .bNack, Sea, Berlin, Oct 4, via fflf their gain for the Germans in'the struav gle with the British near Loos wu rsporteii today by the German war of- fice The French succeeded in wresting from the Germans part of a trench near Oivenchy British Surprised Them London CM, the rea sons for tne recent British, success tinsl the jrermans in tile region of Lent, the official statement Issued to day by the German army headquart- er staff says "H was mil by any sol- dlerly (iiialltles of'thi but by successful surprise gas attack." Athena, Oct S, via Oct. All doubt aa to the entrance of Into the war on the aide of the tente Allies now been dlaiupel' of. Tbe official organ of the msnt that the landing of French troops at Saloniki ie for purpou of isslsttng Qreeoe, n regard to the landing of the governmental ergcn sajre. that If, for the present, the govern- ment considers the assistance ef the Allies as premature. It none the to aid1 and support Qreeee that Allies are at Salonlki. FnUMe awef< England enter the Balkans aa tradl-1 tlonal friends of Oresce, and not sruvise. The Greek govarnmtnt has the Macedonian rellrwdt, two are Austrian and French. Germans will be Surprised Again Betlm, Oct t, tia Londoa. -A dispatch from tke flout in the Lokal Atiticn todif mV British' and 1 offehsivo ac 0( attMfct ia aot v j" ;