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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 7, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, OCTOBER 7, NUMBER 252 CANADA'S SECOND CONTINGENT ANNO ALBERTA'S FIRST WAR SESSION OPENED THRONE SPEECH IS BRIEF King's Representative Made No Mention :pt' Anything But the War Legislation Foreshadowed, But Alberta Will No Moratorium Measuie Chinging the Sjstem of Foreclosures Will be Introduced bdmonton Oct 7 terla s Legislature was opened this afternoon by Lieutenant-Governor Buljea, the usual serial prchm manes a glorious autumn sunshine letting itself (all on a full displaj M lad es of new imllmcr> The ELPIIL was quite up to the mark ior animation, illhougj- Ludciicr of the sombre touch was not lack- Sis Honor was escorted from ernment House bv mounted troopeis and lost no tune in reading wftieh w as the briefest on record contained no Deference j ofcher than tit w ar i i Prorfasei legislation was not evonj hi iced at, but understood thati measures, of im-! reduced completely nianfe the sjstem muter whirl, foreclosures will be made There will be no moratorium in VI- berta i HIP debate on the speech start Thursday lion A G and I G liugeon two of Alberta's sil orators w ill e the Ltmic-hbnor'eir motion With spectacular deliverances 'ihe Ilou'-e will liktl; ed'ourn over Thanksgiving In addition are gov ernment bill: will coyer neit 3ears estimate and icjude 35 bills of the district _Th9 government hopes to conclude the three weeks, and as contentious legislation "w ill be largelj moided agreement will pro Jiably be reached la no time PREMIER A L SIFJON PROTESTS USE-. OF DUTCH FLAG France :Savi Gprmaic Have. Ruse; to Parf Carry Contraband Oct 7 Figaro says it e has protested to Holland that German merchants are using theli flag to carry contraband and that 11 oil and investigation an noun c ed that the complaints justified It is believed saVs the Figaro, that a state of sipge wjll be proclaimed In Rotterdam-to end the trade-in con traband First Lord of Admiralty is 'Proud Father (XK 20 st m ViMtoii-'SpBWr, fhurthill, wife of Lord of the gave birth toda> Mrs Chutchlll fo'ti.ietly was Miss Clemen tine daughter of the late Sir Hencv 'Ihfonta'gue She and Mf if'hlirchillrVVere matridd in 110P three children, two District Between the Oise and Somme Scene of Bloody Fight Yesterday 1 ollottjng is a ijummary ot ihe war "this [nonmig Iljafc thp the allies ind the north rof' the j-ilivcr disc is ing more and more uoleiit is tlie onlj atate nient tlwt has be-n nernutted to nou through of official SCL recj accordmi, to tilt, conditions pre- ailing on th it oi the long bat tie line in hicii tht, ot tt'e world are focusscd I ho cnptic leport of the Trench officp mikes' no mention of thei progress is being made bj eith er side m thib foe the armies haye battling with extreme for supremacy The statement'1 is :raade. .that the allies gamed, a little ground on the northern heights oi tlie On the centre 01 the battle line com parjtuc calm prevails j No mention made m the state-1 ment corcerning the strong forces of1 Germai repotted; tn be operating in the department of Noid, nor was aiijftLaing' of the ANOTHER FORCE TO BE S2NT Premier Borden Announces that Second Canadian Force of Will Go Be -Mobilized at the Large Ciiies From" Atlantic to Pacific SpeedvFrom the Throne Will Train in First Force to be on Fighting Line Out., Oct. offer of the government to raise" a second strong, for service abroad, was cabled to the'Bri- tish War Office last night, and is now in the hands-of Lord Kitchener. Tfie acceptance of the offer by Bri- tain's Minister of War, is, of course, -a certainty-. Lord Kitchener has been expected to state what kind of troops would.-be most acceptable as soon as recruit- ing: is commenced. Today many telegrams have been received parts of the Domin- ion satisfaction that the government has decided to .send an ad- ditional force abroad. No definite have yetA been made as to when be.raised, as.itwould'-coristitute a com- plete ai my division and as it cannot be trained .at -Valcartier camp; on ing to climatic conditions the pjo- cedure to be followed mil ne differ ent from thatipursued in the gathering of the first contingent. Ottawa Ont Oci Robert Borden announced last night that the government would organize and train a second expeditionary force of with a first reinforcement of .10. por cent., making in all._- The arrangements for necea- sary arms ammunition and equip- ment are already in progress. Canadian force at the front in this way, be brought up to and with its -reinforcements, means th'at; Canada will contribute at least from to troops Mobilize in Big Centres Col Sam Hughes minister of Mil left; tonight for Quebec, .en rouie to York, whence he-will aail.'-to- England to consult with the British situation at mtwfXp against which! War Office regarding matters in con the Germans are opeiatmg new s j r-ection with the war and Canada a agencv despatch said, however, that particlpat on in it He will not stay the rmlttan goveinor ol Antwcrpianv length of time in Europe but will had reported to the burgomaster ofiieturn to take clnrge of the mobihza Antwerp that A fawubardmept of the city was inuuinent Both German and Russian reports continue to claim successes in cast Prussia and Galicia, thus leaving the situation in these spheres of warfare in doubt Thf French as an offset to previous similar rfction on the part of the Austrians placed mines in the Adriatic in a tzone which com- prises "all waters ind tfo channels hetneen tlie islqpd and coasts ot'Dalniatia A Berlin despatch sa.js "the creased Turkish it is eipected, soon Sea be sailing m the Black NEW SUBMARINE SLIPS AWAV Destination Uriknown and Disappear ance Surprises London Oct dispatch to the Central News from Rome says "4. submarine boat'which had just been, completed in a private dhipjard near Soeria on tin9 of Spezia has disappeared and it is said a retired lieutenant AngclS BeHni, who wjis in charge ot, her lias taken the vessel to acme unknown destination The Submarine was trial in the gulf of and1 when she did not return a torpedo boat was sent to search for her Lieutenant a letter to the firm thnt constructed the boat would furnish an ex planation for tne disappearance of the craft fHe adttfd that the of the submarine was Ignorant of Ms plans ou, as well as the estimates of the amounts required for expenditures during the coming all prepared with due regard 'tt> ou might pro nounce it- pretzel, anil let it go at that UUt if vou wanted to be moie grammatical, >bu might pronounce it cheese or Ililgftps or Saskatchewan the left suddenly bf- caute tneir were Indications oi homi First Lord of the Admiralty tidal mania on tlif face of the F F d and the reporter held no desire to get over oa uord p r z-e-in y s 1 aitd-profluUBCcd pshc- nnsh n Welcornc for Kaiur't Hiins But that's though Just hecause Die repoitcr was curious he loolwl a Oahcian--KngHsh it said Pshem-ish, wfth ft6 accent on the Oct 7 is an nouced heie that night Hon Winston Churchill; first lord of the British Admhalty is now at Antwerp, consulting with .the Belgian staff. ALLIES FORGE AHEAD Screen of Cavalry Reaches 'Bel- gian Frontier and En- gages Germans Fighting Mostly Confined to German Right Though Gains Made East German Niemen Campaign Completely Checked by Russian Forces London, Oct official lljt published in Barlin, says the Ex- change Telegraph Co., gives the. German losses In killed and miss- ing up to September 1, as The authorities the dls- patch adds, the total losses to date are at least Paris, Oct. p. fol- lowing official communication was given'out in 1'aris this afternoon 'On our left wing, the battle still continues with great violence. The opposing lines extend m a line nine miles north of'Arras and to Labasse, 13 miles south east of and are lengthened In misses of cavalrv whu-h ale in grins as lor as the vi cnutj ot Armentieres, 9 miles south- west of Lille and. urtually frontier i i 'tqir'tlte front evtending from the Somme to the Mense there is nothing to report In the Woevre district .the.enemy made a new effort to stop pur pro- eresa but his attacks again-failed, GERMAN HETHCAT ARRESTED 'In Russia the German army de- feated in the battle of Augustowo, which lasted from September 23 to October 3, emleavoied to arrest; the Russian pursuit at prepared positions along the line oi the Wierballen fcon- MBMDN CA.MPUGN CHECKED 'At Russians continue their advance and at several places thev have penetrated into east Prus- sia To sum up, the German offenbive on the Niemea has been brought to an end oy complete check, accompan- ied bj considerable loss i BbHLIS CONFIRMS REPORT Berlin, .Oct 7 Amsterdam and il'55 a followmg communication was giycn out bv the Headquarters stafL of the German army on the evening of October 6th 'Continuous French outflanking movements against our right 'winR have the battle front until it is non lorth of West ofi -Lille and west of Lens (9 miles north- east of ArraS) our advance guatds are in touch with the alrv 'No decision vet has Item reached in nur counter attacks along the line between Albert and Roye Canada's Next Salvation Army Commissioner London, Oct. Boflh of- ficially announces thai he has ap-j pointed CnmimsMonci J nich- ards, non Chief of "the SilvatidS Vrmv in New take Empress ot Inland ;