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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 6, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIII. MSTHBKIDGE. ALBERTA. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1915 NUMBER 251 Coalition Now is Land Farmers Must Pav Govt Troops at Saioniki to Guard Railway Lines in Greece Hailed Wheat Yields Heavily One day last summer hail struck the farm by John ton Bros, at Warner, and rented to Simon Tenney, and the ha'jfocompany allowed 20% damages. Little did either the hail company or'jtfte then gloomy farmer- realize what was in store for him In this the bountiful The grain grew again and the 210 acres have Just beenfthreshed. What do you think the wheat yielded? A total of; 10.974 busheJjs'.of fine looking wheat was threshed, which makes an average of 52 and 15 pounds to the Mr. Johnson, who belongs to tht flrm-of Johnson Bros, of Rockford, Minn., owns large tracts of Southern Alberts land in the Warner and Spring Coulee district. He states that he win have some more good yields when finished threshing on one of his places in the Spring Coulee district. Debt Out of First Sales Security covering half of due by farmers to the the need not sell tliis grain till spriiij Do- After making tliis deposit of grain, SAYPERSIANS KILL BRITISH CONSUL STAFF IJcrlin via Wire'ess SayVille, Oct. Anzcigcr publishes made clear by a circular issued by having L_. ___ able to the policy miniKtry." Defies Opponents London, Oct. Ileuter dispatch from Athens today says "I-t is a Jong time since so grave a debate has of his -then announced the resignation of the entire cabinet. Sittings of the cham- ber were suspended and a coalition cabinet is now discussed. Hon. Arthur ateighcn, solicitor-gen-f "lethodliy he is to sell, Canada, to the grain dealer: and elevator men within the past few days, No farmer, according to this cir- a free agent in this, but when-he ilQCg.sell he must pay over; to the .Eo'vernment half the amount j he owes for. seed grain. If he does Sessions Adjourn Pads, Oct. consequence of ___ ._ taken place in the Greek chamber as! the resignation of Premier cular, may sell any of his grain with- that which occurred today, and nev-jand other members of the Greet out first providing tins security. He'' must pay half the er in the history of the country has Cabinet, the session, of chamber has CUH either store sufficient grain with jAmount'due'for these. News tlic_ elevators to cover the amount j- The debt government for not- owe for'sced grain hut only for a Premier faced an opposition deter- been adjourned, says a Havas Ni inined to overthrow him with great- Agency dispatch, from Athens. Accepts Resignation London, Oct. Constantino, of Greece, has accepted the resigna- seif-confidence Premier Venizelos defied his opponents to fol- .different course than that which he Coalition Possible Athens, Oct. tioh of Uie cabinet, accord- ing to an olficial dispatch which his confer-1 reached London today FRENCH LAND TROOPS Athens via Paris, Oct. (i. French troops landing from transports at Saioniki, Greece, sist of 70.00C men. They will ceed along Guevgheli, Uskub road to the guard line. The is 'reported from the Athens corrcs- Tive pondcnt there of the Exchange Tele- con-1 graph Co., a. number of transports pro-1 currying French troops entered the rail-j port at Saioniki this morning, Hej I adds that the forwarding of French collectable by the government, which i lief constitutes re- n- first line .on the is half the amount due for seed grain, crop and .dealers who handle grain or he must turn over this amount and ignore this 1; out of the receipts on his first ship- ments. In case of a sale of grain, the amount is held out of the.returns to the fanner and a receipt given him accordingly. -The farmer, however. hai> the alternative of storing sufliu- out of his sales or for gram" put in ent gram to cover the liability He storage to cover government debt. ignore this lien are liable for tht_ whole indebtedness. A system, of Cash receipts and stor- age receipts has been inaugurated whereuy-theyfarmer is provided with receipts either for the money taken Roumania, Though Still Neutral, is MoB olizing May Strike Quick Blow from Black Sea BULGARIA REJECTS ULTIMATUM PETROGKAD, VIA LONDON, OCT. HAS REJECTED THE RUSSIAN DEMANDS AND HAS SENT A> ULTIMATUM TO SERVIA CONCERNING MACEDONIA, AC COR'DING TO INFORMATION WHICH HAS REACHED THE SERVIAN ARCHIMANDRITE MICHAEL, SAYS A MOSCOW TELEGRAM TO THE BOURSE GAZETTE. BULGARIA DE- MANDS THAT SERVIA REPLY TO THE ULTIMATUM WITH- IN TWENTY-FOUR HOURS. London, Oct. landing of troops for Servia is proceeding additional French forces at Saloniki How :IslamlyrQek .hundred and thirty thousand of wheat have been shipped-from here up to the present This is the most ship- ped'froni.any.ipoint.'in Alberta. Wet weather has" now stopped threshing for- Farm and harvest help are needed badly, many machines run- .ning very short-handed. Farmers are offering! 00 per day and board NOT WANT Sweden is not anxious to enter i the war, and will not eicept under great provocation, according to :Ajtel Mel- lander, a Swedish imentor, who has recently arrived in Canada from his HEAR NOTED ORATOR R.. E. Bennett, K.C.. M.P. wJ51 reach the city tomorrow and will address a public meeting in the Majestic in the evening, on the subject of The fame his eloquence is wide spread He should be heard bv pack ecJ Special seats' will be reserved Jor the delegates to the 'Teachers' convention, which opens -there tomorrow. ARE APPOINTED Ottawa, Ont., Oct, R. G. Brett of Banff was yesterday ap- pointed Lieutenant-Governor of Alberta, and R. S. Lake; ex-M.P. for Qu'Appelle, Lieuten'ant-Qov- ernor oi SiiK-ioiicvvan. BIG ATTACK Fernie Took Its Name From Him Vancouver, B. C., Oct. fi. Peter Fcruie, aged 84, and for a resident of British Columbia, is dead The new Lieu ten ant-Govern or of Saskatchewan belongs to distinguish ed English family. His'father was a 11 en tenant-colonel in the British 'Army, and' a brother, General Lake, was for some time in charge of the Canadian, militia. R. 3. Lake was born at Pres ton, England, in 1860. He has been farming in Western Canada for some years. He represented Grenfell the old .Territorial Assembly from ISflS to 1904. He sat in the House of Commons from 1904 to 1911, when he was defeated by Levi Thompson, Lib' eral. Paris, Oct is authodity here that Bnpcror Francis Joseph of Aus- jria, it that the "heir to the been called to Vienna. It is said that Barcii von Syrian, Austrian-Hungarian foreign min- ister, and Count Tisza, Hungarian -premier, also have been called to' The news, it is stat- ed, ha? been kept secret up to this timifi, for fear of the inffiN ence, It might have upon the in- ternational situation. Wheat Jumps 6c. Petrograd, Oct. Foreign Of- fice was still without a reply at noon today to the ti'itlmatum to Bulgaria. Allies Prepare London, Oct. to meet the new enemy in the Balkans went forward rapidly in the allied cap- -itals yesterday, while Europe waited I for Bulgaria's answer to the Russian ultimatum. Russian Expedition Home and Athens reports yes- London, Oct artillery fighting is going on, and the Al- lies are believed to ;be making ready for another bin attack. Violent Gun Fire Paris; Oct. the Artois dis- trict artillery exchanges have con- tinued with particular violence in the vicinity of the forest of Glv- according to a French of- ficial statement given- out at the War-Off afternoon. Claim French Repulse Beilrn, Oct fi, via London at- tempt by the French to resume the' corresi ondent states offensive on the Champagne front by' artillery fire against German positions was irustrated with heavj losses by German artillery, it was announced by army headquarters to- daj terday of great military activity both at Odessa and Sebastopol, declaring that Russia was preparing to trans- port, a large expedition to the Bul- garian niack Sea coast. For the preseiit military men here take '.ittle stocli in these reports. Tliey (Toubt that the Czar will attempt any invasion of Bui-aria. Bulgarian Favors Allies Sofia, Oct. is stated that Gen- eral Savoff, ex-minister of war, and now command er-in-chief of the garian army, is in favor of the Xllies London, Oct Atheps that Rounianla is hurriedly dispatching troops to thl Bulgarian and otherwiai taking: extraordinary military ures. Roumania Stilt Neutral London, Oct. dispatchoi announcing that.Rpumania has decid- ed: to remain neutra'I, at least for present, caused no surorlse here. 'Though the Allies hoped for Rou- manian aid la the event of Bulgaria's entry into the conflict, recent'1 patches from Bucharest indicated thai there was little hope that Rouinania would go at 'once to the aid of Serbia. The popular demand for the 'general mobilization of the Roumanla. now taken the tone of an ultlnjmt- the government, according to the Milan correspondent of the The T'nioniBt i party formed In the nent in flonmania has litued t festo, declaring the gramme should be to fight f Roumania Ail B-iIgaHan Danube )een dosed to Roumani according to British Success Makes Impression on the Persians after a somewhat cxcitme from England st, TO) age, and is visiting Lett f1' i upper. Bart, I, .i; bridge at pretaint Mr Mellander is a brother of-H. Hollander, who, was the v 01 Id's champion athlete in the Olympic in Sweden in iSutt Mr Mellamler is also the inventor of a special fire escape and window eleva- tor, he has patented m Can ada, and for the manufacture of which he is now "organizing a com pany Mr Mellander lived m Canada for several vears, being employe.! with ithe C ft K in Toronto and for a time uith the Dominion department of public works, in the maritime pro- Tiflis, .Trans-Caucasai, Oct. Oct. re- Murr, a well-known former Greek Reservists Wheat took a. jump today of from but none of them have yet decided to .in. a very Ion state of health, aJid his death may be exnected at an} time some of them maj join units being ilv ior the past week Todaj-'s local f.- .nun its uiiaitciii n 11 n lufeinE Flax has also advanced road from the Sarcee Canio, a few -ama nf IT T 'StpuhonK nf PalSnrv return to ,he army It .possible The markets have been risng ste-d- a go, and( entrained for an un j to a check for IWon to StSSS' anti GUaraBtee raised in Alberta. prices are the highest quoted wheat began to come m Anglican Church Adopts New Policies Along Several Lines On his return from attendance at accomplished alter several days of the general svnod of the Anglican strenuous nork The Bishop of Hur- vmces He returni-d to Sacden about'cllurc" how eserj three on, one of the outstanding figures of a jgo, before the war opened, i "ars, and which egnie.ied this jear the synod, ,icstmics of the .md left there again only ,i few Toronto, Rev Canon UcMtllcn, of report of thf tension con.raitteo ago I St Cjpnan's church, spoke ol it in through its stages before the lie sailed on the steamer St Louis an with the Herald last sjnod, and, in his words, "all chang- and when passing throtigh the North Sea the steamer was some stopped and the w ay to and thrown board Mi Mollander lajs the North Sea is full of submarines, which are continually bobbing up beside the Mr Mellander is not an admirer of Hie Germans, quite the contrarj, and lie sajs liii nation has nothing real- ly in common with the Germans There is not any likelihood nf Swed- en entering the war, however auccEssoR Montreal, Oue, Oct 6 BMffadleMGcnenl. 'Frank S was elected K direct- or, of the Canadian Pacific to succeed the late Sir William Vin the annual ncetlnf ,of the share holton M comilnny toda; evening, as one of the greatest ex perienccs of .his. life. The stnoti marked an epoch in the n es had icpard to the present life aiyi vujci outlook of the church as it Is history of the Anglican church in Canada, said Canon McMillen It Barked a great step forward in manj 'in connection the. church. The outstanding fcilure was the re- vision of the prijer hook, the all important matter of the si nod and occupied a great :deal of the" time and attention of both lower and upper houses Another vcrj outstanding feature living and working in Canada1-', The Athanasian creed occupied great deal of time, revision being the of Jeducing the ugollr certain clauses while preserving vital icalitics of the Christian teach- ing social Council In matters. of social reform, the sjnod for the first time in its 'ni- torv toon a definite stand in which those present were practicjly unani- i known destination, which is undoubt-1 account in tl edly at the front 'somewhere in Co in Calgi France. Murr cashed the check at the bank of Nova Scotia Grand Chapter of Eastern Star Opens Sessions in the City IP SETTLE DISPUTE The commission of jda w ill he asked to settle the dis- pute between the city and the C.P. R regarding the cost of lowennj street car tracks on TWrteeatt St. in the construction of thl C. P. subtt ay The amount involved l The solicitors of the city P R disclaim resposibihty for bMr- ing this cost The solicitors of the city and railkar company met in consultation reach no agreement as to who abould bear this cost, and it was decided tp put the question to the commission. was the oloption of a definite pohcj moils, said McMillrn Hie An regarding the mission work of church has been (raditionaily church, among the Indians thr rail- way mission work, and the mission work both inside and outside oi the opposed to active membership m tem- perance and moral reform leagues, and before this vcir no definite pol- MAJOH SAM SHARPE, M.P., Who .vfllf.cohimand an overseas unit, He has composed his differences with Sir Sam Hughes Dominion pohci marked ajici hjd been adopted The attitude of considerable step forward in these! over the entire Dommio'n October 'ls changing, honner, m this regard. Oclobir r Another feature was the adoption I (he support of the church in regarding social (tin1 recent prohibition campaign in I attiCtudae m this WEATHER I of reforms for the first "tiine Enrichment of look MARKETS birkiv 97 The revision of Hhe prayer book, which was jeallv not a revision, lint an adaptation and enrichment, wan ittitude of the church m this cam- laii'.ii had been opposition to tioiHIih ivil ol the bars r t oi< PAOK iFair in4 cwl. Delegates to.the.annual sessions of .the Oraha Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, which opened in the Masonic hall at ten o clock, under the presidency of 'Mrs. Lottie I. Kenny ot Wainwrlght, Grand Matron of the Or- der m Aiberta, were w elcomed bv his Major Hardie in his most gallant manner, and given tbe freedom of the city The delegates are tins af ternoon hearing the repot ts of the grand officers and conducting gener- al business Major Hardie, in welcoming the del egates, spoke enthusiasticallj of the great sacrifices being made by the wo men of the Eliinhe in the present war, sajing their sacrifice was much great er than that of the men who went to i the front He advocated an equal Leaf Chapter of Lethbridge entertain the visitors at a reception and ball The Deltnites The follow ins'delegates were pre'. Lf sent at this moruins's session was speeding t; this morning's session Mrs Mrs Geo Thomp- son, Mrs M E Carter, of Edmonton, Mrs Gould, of High River, Mrs Duff, of Olds coJm .of Mrs. Red Pidgeon and Mrs Mai Deer, Mrs Carapbf.l, Mrs Robie. Miss Jessie Gnerson, and Mrs S J Blair, Wallace Zwlener, Mrs Ida Bunch, Mr and Mrs D. Oarnes, Alls Fessie Flett, Mrs G Ad- amson, H E Kempster, Col W. C. G Armstrong, Mrs M Lake and Mrs A M Bartle of Cilgarj, W. La.lj and -Mrs, Lottie I Kenny, of Wainwright, F W. Nichol, of Killam Jean H Finch, Mr and Mrs P. R. Mitchell, ,JIre Panrucker and ifi standard of mofa'.s for men and wo Alice Barlow, of Alii Mantaret something which should beiDunlop, of Banff M striven for all women's oiganlza- son, Henrj Ml tions. Welcome of representatives. from :ho grand chapters of sister jurisdic ions was given bv Mr J. Jones of he local and this was rfl plied to by Mm Alice Dattow of Alix, representative of the Grand Chapter of North Caroliu The will be continued to- lorrow. Tbli memberi of Maple i Ira ..Jessie Paw Mrs and Mrs Norton, of Coaldale; Jennie L. Brown and Mrs A M Irilnr, stare- !j, Mrs. K Dallas, of Athabasca; Mn. Maude Alford, Mrs W. F Fertnwn Pans, Oct 4n officer attached to the British stall, just returned ,Vo Paris, declares that the Prince of Wales had a miraculous escape from death during the battle ol ace that towardi Iront in aa_ automobile He ordered the driver to pull up at the loot, of a knoll while the Prince mounted aid watched the progress of lighting through his buoculan While he nas standing on1 the Mil a, big 'Shell tell on the automobile, utterh destrojmg the cat and blow- mi; the driver to pieces. with running into danger, whick tbe heir to the Throne must avoid ike Prince replied NO I have .plenty ol brothKi." ELECTION JUST VIT IN KC. Vancouver, B C Oct. t UM freely rumored in Victoria and couver that an announcement of 4 vlnelal election wonM foHow