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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 7, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta tVQLUME VIII. LETHBRIIJGE. ALBERTA, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1915 IIfO A TTfTMO 11 A tfTMPV TPA A Oil IM CFTIIITA ALLIES AND HUNS HASTEN TO CLASH IN SERV1A All Diplomatic Relations Broken Off, Ministers Lead- er on1 Way to Bulgaria London.. Oct. The Allies have (broken :off '.diplomatic relations with iBu'igaria, and news fs momentarily expected 'of that natiouVactive parti cipatioa1 in the war on the side of the CentriaUPoA-crG Asks for Passports Sofia, Oct. via Paris, Oct. (i. The Serbian minister s today asked for his passports; w Russian, French, and Hal- dan asked .for their pass ports, Bulgaria's answer to Russia's ultimatum- being .unsatisfactory, Reply Unsatisfactory London; Oct 7, .12.10 a.m. A dls to Renter's from by way of.Petrbgrad, says "Bulgaria's reply to the Russian ul- timatum is unsatisfactory. The Rus- sian minister, has- notified Premier of the rupture of cliplo lii a tic relations between the two coun tries "Russian interests in Bulgaria havp lipen confided to the Dutch charge d Affaires: C.P.R. Report Shows Big Shrinkage in Earnings but Improving Conditions reply was at 240 o'clock on the afternoon of Ocl ober 5." Von Co-Operates .Oct. Held Marshal von Sanders., whe has been the German .command- er of the Turkish forces in Europe Sas" arrived L" at >Pbilip6pdIis, Bulgaria, imdnaj betweea Adrlanople and Sofia, he was met bv King Ferdin- and, according to a telegram to the Via Dias News Agency. Montreal, Oct. meeting of the shareholders of the Canadian Pacific Hailwuy the report of llii! cliiruloEfi was mianimowily adopted. Richard B. Angus, Sir Edmund B. Osier, Sir Herbert S. and Col. Frank S. Moighen were elected directors. The arrangement with the Cana- dian Pacific Ocean Services Limited as outlined in the report, was" rati- fied ami confirmed. In moving adoption of the an- nual report the president, Sir Thon? as Shaughnessy, said "The annual statement of your af- fairs, now before you for considera- tion and approval isr in some re- spects, the most unsatisfactory that has been submitted for a number of years. The shrinkage" in the pross earnings of your. railway system, compared with the previous years, of is very marked, in- deed, it is au excess of your entire gross earnings in the 1901, but the fact that notwithstanding this great falling off in the revenue your regular divjdnu] was earned is mi j questionable evidence of your fore siejht and wisdom in having made I such 'expenditures during the past ten j or jiais for which the activity "of the allies in the west is gnen credit. Important German Posit- ions Cannonading by Allies is .Still in Progress Paris, Oct. 6, 5.45 infantry, after a heavy bom- bardment by artillery, today, cap- tured by a Ma u It, the village of Tahure, and reached tht summit of the hill of the namt, which constituted the supporting point in the second, German line; according to an. official state- ment Issued by the French War Office, tonight, on the campaign in -the west. ;The capture by the French ef this village and hill is a success considerable local importance. The.hill, although less feet high, was one of the. most important German that sector. >ixj O'Jjyll.i, On most of the remainder tht French front there is still in .great violent ican Teachers' Annual Meet Opens with 100 Delegates she-wotildjegain her health mediate cause of her death be- iieied to be ptomaine poisoning Miss Taylor known throughout the south district, and popular among the vounff people here Manj friends in Havmond extend their to the bereaved family, Tho cit} is besieged today by an army of school evers point m the Lethbridge and Macleod inspectorates, for the an- nual contention of the teachers' asso- ciation of these combined districts Over one hundred were in attendance at the opening session-'in Central school auditorium this mbrri- tthen President L. E Lynd, of Ta g, w aber, called the rontenticn to or- LocalAuloist Has a Narrow Escape v P V Lewis, of the firm of Hatch and Lewis', narrow escape from fatal mjur> on Tuesday, while "'re- turning from a trip into the country The steering gtai of a >car he was drmng broke, and the car turned turtle in the ditch, throwing Mr. Lewis Mr Lewis lay, for some considerable time, unconscious until J W Boulton, driving another car, came along, picked him up, and brought him into the cfty Mr Lew- is is able to be about again, but re- ceived several bad bruises about the head :atid, and a severe shaking up generally. der This morning was taken up mostly with addresses of welcome and replies, and the organization oi committees. The sessfcn this after- noon will include an address ori'4he subject of History by J E Loucks, of the Calgary school, who took the place of Dr was unable to attend This evening tha meeting will be held m the Majestic to be addressed by R B, Bennett, M. P e Mayor Hardie, m hit address of welcome to the teachers this, morn- ing, emphasized the value of a good foundational education for the hoy and'girl He bad the-impression that the school of today did not turn out scholars with as good a grounding in, the elements as did the schools lot tho earlier davs He wai.pot wishinj to criticize the present school, thought that this a problem which could verv and probably was engaging the attention ot teachers; ON PiGE 5) DANISH SHIPS NOT ALLOWED TO 3 At L Copenhagen Oct. 6, via Lon- J don, Oct. 7 The Danish ernment has prohibited the sailing of any Danish ships to foreign countries. -fr NoChargePreferred BRING HOME GUARD ENROLMENT TO IN BIG CAMPAIGN some of tne farmers who have heen The mi-moeiship of the the meeting was the urgent need lor bringing the enrolment up, which wjs summed up in a very business tike re- port b} Fred Downer That the home guard has hecu r.ot onl j a ''success in its on n w ay, but home guard is now 300. A campaign Conybeare, ls to be inaugurated to bring the arc the result R B) Carr from 30 'acres, got ft? bushels lo the acre Simoo TeBiiey from 214 acres got 51 bushels to the acre hi ac- Arohlbiid James 'Murray has weight S. G Barrows, from a chlet ot tjie imperial gen- piece of fcummer fallow of 120 acres, staft at ErillJ. neadquarteri! in GETS PROMOTION Oct 6 'Sir a J'K'1'1 of SI bushels ol Margins to the acre. Almost every one in this district who has done any threshing liave front 31 to 18 bubbcls to the the lowest jield so far re- ported is ope of 27 buiticU, on .1 fleld put in latf, and damaged 20 >er cent, bv hail dp to last Sat London, the Times Mat1 jor-Oeneral Murray was succeeded as chief of the general ataff in March last by Major General Sir William I) Robertson. liriiay onl KW.nOO huthels ol wheat larec pBrccntag( had' heen .shipped out of Warner, and held till spring: oats, harlev and nav. but a irec percentage ot til crops will Ir ___ three elevators were practically 'HIM up, large quantities not hanlril in'. It estimated that lihere will ovf r bushels of to bl aUfH Warwr, be- Not one-fourth the threshing is done hrre Vet, for although there are.about 15 rigs op- erating in the district they have had only about two weeks' work, on ac- count WMMIioM, on the- thf grpunris on but not returning, has dull been ofiercd bv the city commissioners, to become rffcctnc when proper badges are being worn b> the members short range tor rifle practice is to be established in the basement of the tential which has hem granted for the purpose A central headquartersL for guarl, which provides a place for thr }oung men of the guard to spem) (heir evenings, is to be provided, it The daughters of the empire and the various societies and lodges are to h, home ]lar.becr. a great stimulus to recruit- ing tor" the rucrssas fornti, was made quite evident IN Mr Downer's report In fact so depleted have be cotnr the raiiks of the guard bs the drafts made bv the recruiting that the enlistment campaign is to bo un- dertaken) only to till up the ranks, hut to bring the enrolment up to the 1WO mark if possible be Med to aid in campaign the recruiting done, the.guard stand first in the Dominion of Canada It is alrcidj the most active organiza- tion of its kim! in Western Canada. "Those who cannot the said Mr, Conner, "should show ttieir reasons why are unable to join the home guard'1', Mr Downer im- posed on those present the dutj ot eAch asking ten more nr.en to enroll before next drill night Chairman McKeonn emphasized the great value, ewioiw will Out ternoon. Much ruuttne kaai conducted, i J [EIUHIOE M AN nEul. Another born-m-Lethbridge boy "18 sen ins his King and Country. Cyrilv Vibeit, eon of Philip one timo manager of the Union bank la this and now auperintendent of branehM in B C, is now a Ileuttntfnt In (he Northumberland Fusilien, 80 eager was he to get to the front he enlisted with a B.C. regiment, and %reht at 7.M, thiff''! ahown'onr or th. BlHtla itaff H jMflfl. t i ;