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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 10, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUMB m. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1911 NUMBER 255 ANTWERP FALI^ BEFORE PORTUGAL MAY GERMANS WILL NEXT STRI YESm German Report Says the White Flag was Raised in the Morning OWiEOll 2.30 P J. London, Oct. 10.-The British War Office announcss that Antwerp has fallen. EVACUATED YESTERDAY l.cndon, Oct. 10, 12.17 p.m.-The British War Office announces that Anilw�rp was evacuated ty the Belglins yesterday. SURRENDERED FRIDAY 2.33 The Hague, Oct. 10, via London, 12.ia p.m;-Antwerp surrencorsd to the Gtrmnns at 2.33 p.m. Friday, October B. The war iia.f was re-. moved from the Cathedral, and a white flag raited In its place at 9.00 _ The actual surrender ' look place five and a half hours la^jr. .,. � poi'ULACi: Vlicd London, Oct. 10.-10' a.m. - Ant-^ wcr,), in" last an ? ? ? To Be Used by the Imperial Government for Relief During the War London, Oct. 10.-The London Gazette aayn tbat the gav-ernment of Hove. Scotia baa cabled an offer through Agent-Qeneral Howard; of $100,000 to be used by the Imperial government for the relief of national dlBtresE Caused by tho war. � The Honorable T. \V. Crothers, Do-iniaion Minister of Labor, thinks that the Canadian Western Natural Gas, Heat, Light and I'ower company is rcrfectlv within its right in increasing its rate, at this time of the worst year in southern Alberta's liis-torv, to 35 tents a thousand cubic feet". The iVtard of Trade's letter to Sir George E. Foster, was referred to Hon. Mr. Crothers, and here is his reply : "In your telegram to the Hon. Sir George 1'^. Foster, of the 10th ultimo, you said nothing about the franchise that the Canadian Western had with your city. "When I communicated with the president of the company and received ill repU a long letter from him, to say that, among other things the company ivid voluntarily rixluced tha price during tlie last year or two and atating several reasons why it. he-came necessary for then) to return to Ih:? price, originally agreed upon, tliat puts a different piiase on the matter altogctiicr. Instead of asking us to act cn the ground that the proposed price is exorbitant, it now appeirs that we are asked tc request tho company to charge a lesser price than they are by agroenient entitled to. Had I known the facts when writing tiie president of th� 'com- pany I would probably have written him'ina 'dilTercnt strain, "r am/not without hope that ns a invite the attention of tlie Govern- ment to.the matter. v.\ parallel case to whrA lias trans- HenricU Fritz Uapp, one oi the KaiHtr's corporals in the 33rd Laud-wehr regiment, W!io was arrested on Tluirsday evening following a little skirmish in wliioh Constable Swift plajed the roU of captor, declines with rea;ret tlie invitation of der Kaiiser to participate in his war game, llapp didn't mention the re-grct l)art of his retusal. Outside of the fact tliat he could not accept if he would, llapp is not particular a^bout being jirey tor vultures. He isn't so i sure but, ^wliat the cardboards are staclved against his emperor, and aside from tliat he is socialist ically inclined. Kapp is a (lerman all right, all right. He was a corporal in tlie, Landwchr, and was given two years' furlough to travel in CUuiada, the United Stales, Au.s'ralia and .\>v.' Zealand, but his Utile journey ended right here in Letlibridpe. Me has lieen woriiing on farms tlirougli the country, and ijpeal.s very liUle Knglisli, but he i.s a tieniiaii of tiie best type. He is a univer.sity student, and holds a Gernian teacliing lertilieate. The charge against liim was withdrawn this morning in police court. Magistrate Kltoii coiiliscating his re- favpr the company may continue dtir- pired would,he t'.iis,-Tal.e a railv.ay ing the coming winter the prices that' rate to have beiwi laid down by the jiave been charged during the last, Haitwav ('ommissicn. year or two. "(Sgd.) T. W. Crothers." The follow Kit:; re.ily is uoiug forwarded by the Hoard of Trade today : Wc thank vou for voiir letter of co,;s,; wrr r= ^-u�'-d^--.^ '^^^^^ continues that for a period of years,; , - �^ "-^til ,10 that traders adjust their ware-, '' J^^^f .'"^ volver and imiiing liim over to Chief Skclton, who lu'S onlered him held as a prisunrr of war. Ue left the city jail toilav for a sojourn at Fort Mc.N'icol with the cows ami the chick- houses and tarilTs on this low rate, then arbitrarily, at a time when ov- thc 3rd. It might have teen better if I cry economy is having to he enforc-otir tele-iram. had been explicit in! e:l in all. business, thr raihvay coni-stating that the proposed increase in i Pa,ny goes back at once to its full I gas rates \yas witiiin the terms oi j the ciompan'y's chartsr with this city. "But surely, sir, it is obvious that if the. company was seeking to gr, beyond their charter terms, this ci , would not have found it necessary to ? � lished. The ball game will be ? bulletined in front of the Her- ? aid, and the office will be open ' German descrnt, written and inade in'*:* ZEPP Germany, and a spy would rid him-i't* S'elf of any such evidence. | : > BLOWN UP Another Daring Raid by British Aviators Succesaful eves were opened to ,the ia"i that th'^! l^r'ti^lver. Chief Skelton, who is per-city had made a poor bargain in giv- tonally acquainted with the onicer ing the franchise .to fcae gas company because they found that the coni-pany's. statement on the 'husliins' tha-t gas would, he ncirly as clmp as coal, was very sprioiisly in, error. On t,his account pur citizens were slow to put the gas ih, which induced the gas company, to. give aditcoimt xii I'l per cent, on the 35 cent per thous-V'-obtiwied' on pase-3). who signed the papers, states that he could swear that (he signature is �genuine, and he thinks that the previous date is merely cleric.".! error. AUSTRIA STARVING' London, Oct. 10.-Austria has une,v-i^ pecledly lifted tlie customs duties on|^ corn, flour and vegetables.  i* London. Oct. 10.-Briti."?!! > ? aerojilanns a!!ain have visited : ? Dusseldorl', Germany. A Bri- ? ? tisli tr.fiL'iaJ reiioi't says an ? aerial siiuadron succeeded in ? ? blowing u!) a Zeppelin airshed ' cliiiics. Tliiii confirms the Berliii re- �; port Issued Friday. .j. 7725 ;