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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 5, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIII. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. -TUESDAY, OCTOUER 5, 1915 NUMBER 250 The German Campaign in Russia Has Practically Been Brought to a Standstill Petrograd, Oct. 5. A general slackening 'Of .the German activity has, been noticed along the entire front. Since the failure operations at Sventziany the German left -wing has lost its activity. Likewise the Tight wing, afbor.a series oi unsuc- cessful engagements, has been un- able up'to now to alter conditions. Consequently the centre, having lost the service of'the wings, is brought to a standstill by determined Russian resistance. ANGLO-FRENCH FINANCE AND CREDIT COMMISSION IN NEW YORK Success on West Front has Aided Russ. Campaign London, Oct. wrlt- profits to alrMdy the ef- of the offtntlve In the wait on the eastern front. RutMaru are Holding the before Oylnek, and apparently are jiving little ground tliewhere. Specially posed' picture cf the Anglo-French Commission at Hotel Biltra ore, New Torfc Left to right are: Homberg Bnron Reading Sir Ed Holdcn Ernest (Mallet B N Blackett Sir H. B. (Biitisli) Smith Octave Bulgaria Must Give Answer To-day To Russia-Not Expected that Reply will be Satisfactory RUSSIA ENDS RELATIONS New York, Oct. news agency dispatch from Petrograd says.: "Russia breaks off diplomatic relations with Bulgaria M. Sazouoff, tile foreign minister announced, M. Havinsky, the feus- sian iniiiister to Sofia, is recalled. It is believed hostilities will follow within 24 hours. The Rus- sians are fully prepared to strike. TO GIVE UP Canada., is recovering from the per of of -the pas .year or and .conditions are Improy ing wonderfully, as: a result of the act ivity in the eastern munition plants and thp great ciops of the west, ac cording-to Sir Lyman Canadian Senator, and president o; 'the- -Maa'aey-Harris" 'Co., who visitet the city, yesterday for a few hours Sir Ionian's custom each yeai Is tc ,pay a visit to tlie' larger centres where warehouses of his firm are es- tablished He travels in his palatial private car which he has owned for several years, and which has become a familiar sight jn the railway vardu cf the west Sir Lyman told the' Herald 4ay that the business of his firm bad expanded-greatty-this-year.. He com- mented on the fact that a great deal the business ;ih .the" west had' been a cash business, that the farmers had managed; to finance in some way to pay cash far thev implements they bought. He admitted that there had been -a1 shortage of binder twine, as the larmers had required 90 rouch more than they had ever expected to need, the yields having been so heavy. Ho-did-.not think-'there-hart been any shortage of binders, however. "The farmers, ae a general rule, should be their feet after this said the Senator. "Providence lias gtveu them'this year two crops in one, the crop they didn't get last year, and the crop they expected to net this year, have come together. I have never Been such .crops before. .TBtit threshing is As far as I cou'.i see, there has not been a great deal-of threshing In this part of the country an yet I imagine the rains bare held back operations." Sir Lyman made tile usual comments the lewons that had been learned during the year or two of stress. have all learned Qur-.esnons. Too hasty oxpahs Ion has led us, particu- larly in the wait, Into straits, but we are geltian dewn to a solid basis Sir Lyraan was particularly interr- ed In success of the irrigation tracts nMr Lethbridge, and made the eomntttt that it ww a pity there not larger herds of stock to benefit! ton Uie gnat crops of alfalfa. Conditions Uie were brisk. he stated. own firm hat one working Jay on'mun- ition London, Oct. loss of the redoubt, near Labassee, as announced-yesterday by Field-Mar- shall a. keen disappoint- nent It is'assumed Bri- tish troops, after their iver, a comparatively wide front, did not to...consoli- date Jthis difficult portion The BriUflh commander's admission ofqfou was tempered with the state- ment that the German counter-attacks had .been beaten off, along re- mainder of the British front., How they Lost London, Sir John Fieuch, In a report dated Oct- ober 4; 7.30 a.m., 'says: "Yesterday afternoon the. enemy commenced a- heavy bombardment .and delivered repeated attacks over the open .against oiir trenches between the quarries and the Sermedes Hull j ,uch road. These which .were pressed with determination, were all repulsed with severe this ene- my, and failed to reach our trenches. ' the northwest, .the ene- my succeeded m re capturing the greater- portion of" the. Hohenzoilprri redoubt. Another Berlin Oct 6, via London Bri- tish attack on: German; fortifications north of Loos again? has been' repute id The War- Office announced today .hat the efforts of the -British, were fruitless, and that they-sustained con siderabie losses. PATRIOTIC FUND CAMPAIGN STARTS ON NOVEMBER 16, At a meeting of the local Patriotic Fund com- mittee yesterday M; Grace president, presiding, it was decided to start "the campaign to raise the allotted by tlife South Alberta branch of the Patriotic Fund to theplocal constitu- ency of Letlibridge, on Nov. IGtlfr particu- lars will be announced later but jt Js likely that the plan adopted in the last campaign: will be closely followed. Island and Nobleford hold the record tor grain shipments thus fai., accordfnfi to rcnorts re: Oct. 4, via Paris, Oct. not arrived for Rumania to enter .coni'iict, in the opinion of ceived by the Herald. Warner is third; iitatlon, of delegates'of in line Shipments from these points the opposition, according to a Buehar since threshing commenced hate been1 est dispatch to the Secol. fairlv heavy and fairlv ster-d> Bur- The'opposition petitioned Uie prem- Paris, ,Oct. S.-r-General Mehmed one of the leaders of the Radical Turk in thft Matin, .-affirms that the Young Turks have sold Constantinople with the pledge of re- ceiving in exchange Ruislan tic possettfens, and of the north of as- suming, of course that Germany and her allies .defeat Quad- ruple Entente; powers. Petrograd, Oct. ulti- matum to Bulgaria was not delivered to Premier Radoslavoff until four o'- clock, yesterday. This statement was made officiary, here, today Must Decide Soon Berlin, via London, Oct. ultimatum to Bulgaria has made a deep impression here, but has result- ed in a feeling of relief, because''of the conviction that the moment baa arrived when the diplomatic "situation in the Balkans must be clarified within a few hours. The general opinion is that Bulgaria cannot yield to Russia's demands, and that the ultimatum may. ever, cause the pro-Russian element to" rally to the suppport of the government. Today London, Oct. by delay in telegrajjjiic communications, or by some other unexplained Bul- garia has obtained an additional 24 hours, in which, to .decide her'.course. A Petrograd dispatch making explanation reached London today too late for comment in the firit editions of the newipapers. All followed the lead of the morning that by her silence Bulgaria had ly -committed herself to the Teutonic alliance. But with the troops of. ready, with Russian squadron? in Black Sea, prepared to attack'But- garian ports, and with Bulgarian es-along both SJervian and Greek tiers, there was bellered to be chance, of any development which wpu'id prevent Bulgaria from aUaninc herself against the Allies. AlliM' Ultimatum Paris, Oct. taint. under .yesterday's. a correspondent, of the Havas Agency savs "The Qoadruple Qn- tente will send a collectlTe Bulgarian government to4ty i THURSDAY 'NlSHT'S GREAT TREAT R. B. Bennett's great elOr- quencc wi'il be displayed at his best in.a speech upon Patriot- ism. The Theatre' should be packed to the doors on Thursday night, when the gifted member for Calgary- ad- dresses the evening-meeting in. connection with the .School-: Teachers' ontion. It will, indeed, be a gieat treat Re- member the meeting is open? to the public dett another point from which CHAHOID WITH Of OOVKRNMfNT GRAIN Hkt, Oet D Anisraon of PftnorcM, one men dUtrlbutitm of mta to the appewnd before iBfifttoT Shoebotham at Em- press on feturtay, en ,a of ttatt.. ,WM on two Counts rain, and was Edmonton, Alta., Oct :ion for an injunctf-m against the1 in- quiry into the affairs of: the Black Dia> mond Oil Co of Calgary bj Judge A larpenter is allowed; and the injiinc- ion granted, according to a judgment handed down this morning by the full court of consisting of Chief "uiiics Harvey, Mr. Justice Scott, Mr. Justice Beck, Mr. Justice Simmons and Mr. Justice-Stuart concurring with his fellow nembcm of the tench, Jfr, Justice feck delivered a separate judgment. He statesin his judgment that he does not think the Alberta, act, entitled I'An act respecting Inquiries concerhinJ iuMic applies to the 4e- company. New York, NT, Oct Constantin Austro- Ambassador to Washington, who WM recalled, At the request of President Wil- son, sailed (or home tottay on the Hoi land-American linir, Nisuw Amsterdam. He wan accompanied by Mrs Dvmbi., an: end to the pro-German propaganda, and order mobilization of shipments been pretty steadj. .the Rumanian arms- In the, Foremost country ;In.'reply', M. Brattianb "Ac- has been slow, to scarcity of ceptance ot jour demands viould threshing outfits, consequently thatthe hour had struck for Ru- 7 mania to join the war The govern- nas been comparatively ra6nt is not of the same opinion It is snuM, from points in that section 1 impossible to gne-reasone now, but Threshing outfits are coming into the -vital interests of the nation de- thc countrv in cohsiderable numbers: that ithe government .shaW have the full and equivocal confidence Within another month there will pro- bably enough outfits in the field to keep up threshing m a fairly steady way. 4t Nobleford Mr Noble is keeping up operations on his farms! Shipment of all grams from this point have been good. of parliament" Unfriendly Act Paris, Get. Brattlano of Rumania- already: has twice inform- theJatter's mobiliza- tion is regarded by the Bucharest gov- ernment-M an unfriendly act, says the Matin Chicago, for the first time m 40 5 ears will be drj next Sunday An cafes I and gardens" shall- obey the Illinois Sunday closing law will go into ef- icct at J2 o'clock Sundaj, it announced todai Iso liquor will be permitted to be sold nor given away between-that -hour, .'and o'cloci Sundaj night the city ordinance permits the faale of liquor until o'clock m the morning, it was point- ed out today that they might open their places- one hour, between 12 and 1 o'clock on Sunday night, i "BULGARIAN TREASON" London Oct 5 Under such cap- as "Bulgarian Treason" and "Bulgaria Sells all editor- ials m the London morning papers take it for granted that Bulgaria has cast powers. .her lot with the Teutonic RAINS DELAY THRESHING IN SOUTH ALL YIELDS AVERAGING VERY HIGH Crop reports from Herald cory respondents today, indicate, that. delays threshing have cBuatd by the intermittent rains l at many points. Threshers are., pursuing operations with all pos- sible however, and since? last cojnaldsrable grain hut _ been put through the separatpra.- The yields In every east are much greater than first estimates, 50' bushel yields quite eommon. 5" is some scarcity of' threshing and of labor h ed. RAYMOND Alia, Oct. re-commented thifi morning after R three days' idleness due to the stonn. Comparatively little of crop has been threshed as >et, and what is now needed is plenty of fine weather From the test available in- formation if is certain that the av- erace will raaily reach tM thlrtf-fitt mark A good many fields writ go away above tliat figure, Outside of Henry sixty-two per acre yield, there have been no extraordinary icturnd reported. As threshing operations prooecl there Is no doubt hut that very heavy -will be obtained. It is not thought that Uie storm inflicted any serious damage to the stooktd gram, providing the stocks are not too (large. The sunshine and the breeze thai has been blowing has dncd the bundles wonderfully. MILK RIVER Milk> River, Oct. to the favorable weather conditions of the past week a large amount rrf thresh- ing' has It is noticed mth regret, however, that t two or three oi the figs are having trouble with machines, owing mostly to the fact that they are pushing them too hard. K U, has just been threshed uid reports a ftne return. From 112 acres be obtained bushels of wheat 59 acres this was winter wheat from which the yield was 43 bushels Jto the acre. good deal of threshing has been done across the river m the district that slightly hailed Some oE the farmers m this district report that they threshed from 12 to 20 huihels per acre In most of these leases the threshers refused to do the work at "the rate of lOc. per huihil, but be paid by the houi. As a 'result we have heard of one or two caaas where it cost the farmer 23c. per bushel for threshing The Verburg Bros, outfit is now MARKETS Ottobtr wttMt........... Ottottr MU M WEATHER Minneapolis, Minn, Ocf. 5 pin countv voters jesterday declared against tocal prohibition bv a maj- orltv of over 9000. Hennepin cast nearly more than the most vivid imagination conceived, prior to election day Of the thirteen city wards nine wet, and four drj Coimtrv districts joined the ivet column. There cannot be anothei option el- ection in this count> for at least three years by the terms of the law. BILLY CARNILL Word has been received m the city irom private sources, that William "Bill" Carnill, who belonged to the Famous lighting tenth, a member ot ;he machine gun squad made up en- tirely of Lethbridge boys which has such good work, is to lomc irom London, where he is at irescht. Bill has three iimes, and hits returned to the front from the hospital twice, Tiut the thin THISK; Two Important Gatherings To Hold Annual Sessiont Here-- Many Delegates Lolhbridge it conimtloe dtf UW week Two conventlom will hcli. sixty are exxcttd la arrive IB the city thig aftoroooD and be prevent at openlrff session oft the Order of Hutem will conrene'for two Ant, Wednesday and ThurwUr. in onic-Holl. Membiri at the OnUr. which is a woman's institution, "a branca of the Masonic Order, ..itili from all parts of the pnmBM to 'jiartlcipate in the convention. Ac interesting progrminme hai kMa arnneed by the entertalnmant eoit- mlttae of the 'local Chapter. gramme will include a reception aM ball for the delegates at the Xaaoila hall tomorrow nlrht, and a luaehaolu held in Vfetlty hall, on day at noon v annual convention of the uioclatlon of the ttt Macleod iupectonta. It H expected hat at two hundred ttacam, oui of the 460 in dlitrleti, be present PS dolegatM. Thii oonrto- vtt will continue throutboat Thuifr iT'.snd Friday Interaatlnf toplea will duHUMtA at-tie BenionB by capable upMktfi. On Thunday evening, tie attractton will be the at R. B. M.P., of Ciliary, Uie orator, who expected to fill tit NajMtio to Iti capacity Dtieratea to both of the above vBnflons will hava the opfortMlty hMrlng Mr To Miiit the enterttlnnut mittee (if the H 1> TequMted that any hMHkoMw bM to rant for this Ml communlctte with H. fllUwijIl 1113, and 11 tomorrow Disavows Arabic ;