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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 12, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIII. LETHBRIDGE, ALBEHTA TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1915. NUMBER 255 BOSTON WINS THREE IN A ROW Bulgars Have Opened Their Campaign- Serbs Check Hun Advance South of the Danube, .Retaking Villages Paris, Oct. troops in- railed Serbia last night. Attack at Midnight Ijondon, Oct. dispatch to the Times from Athens says that the Bul- garians began an uttack on Serbia at Garlboghaz, near Kniashevatz at mid- night on uMonda-y, London, Oct. new Balkan campaign was brought to the F9re (still more prominently today, with the announcement that Bulgarian troops had invaded Serbia. Thus far few de- tails have been received of this move- ment which has been generally ex- pected. Germans assert they are advancing Steadily to the south of the Danube, although they make no specific men- tion of the amount of ground gained or points taken. Unofficial dispatches from NIsh Btate tiiat Serbia hue checked the German advance at several points on the Danube, in some cases throwing back thcinvader across the river. In other directions tiiey are sanl. to have driven the invaders out of Ser- bian villages taken in the first as- saults. Belarade Abandoned Nish, Serbia, Oct. occupa- tion oi Belgrade by the Hermans is cfTiciaHv announced'. The statement says troops abandoned the de- fence of of the city of "Belgrade and fell back to secured positions in or- der to spare the city a continuance of bombardment by heavy guns. The occupation of the city has given the enemy no advantage from.-a military standpoint. Point of Attack Paris, Oct. dispatch receiv- ed today by the Havas News Agency from Kisb, Serbia, says, "Bulgarian's, an: attacking the Serbian front at Kniashevatz." Fill the Gaps by Joining New Lethbridge Bfettery "Poor old Bill, he left this place With smokin' gun and smiling face; But Bill won't mind if some good cbap Will follow up and fill the gap." "Somewhere in France" the above inscription marks a rude wooden cross above a soldier's grave. The good chaps of Lethbridge have an excellent opportunity present- ed to them this week of helping to "fill the, by enlisting with the new 39th battery, overseas force, being recruited by Lieut. Stafford, Yes- terday 53 good chaps of th3 city were sworn in'foj; the new battery. To- day many more are coming forward. The whole battery of 140 men should be made up entirely of Lethbridge boys. This is quite easily a possibility. Have you enlisted yet? Do it now. Help to fit! up some of the "gaps" made by those who have already offered their lives for the glory of the old flag and its splendid traditions. This is Canada's war. This is Lethbridge's war. The 39th should be an all-Lethbridge battery. Kelp to make it so by joining today. Recruiting offices on Third Avenue next to Rose's gent's furnishings store. C. A. Magrath Denounces System of Party Politics Ottawa, Out., Oct. The party of politics, the- public service tind some of the Canadian public which have been born of the were dealt with in a speech de- livered before' the Canadian, .club by 'f section Vpf floiht. Commission. "3fr. Itlagratli'S criticism 'of Canada's 'system, of some aspects' of thelcivil activities, and ot some Dominion transportatiomprojects, was frank .and edged .with -satire, for instance, referring to various schemes for the transportation of wheat to Europe, lie wondered, why the driving of a tun- nel through the earth's crust to Liv- erpool had not been included. Hon. James Tawney, chairman 'of the United States section of the In- ternational Joint deliv- ered an address illustrative of .the of that body, which he referred to as miniature Hague tribunal. After briefly touching on the work cf the commission, Mr. C. A. Magrath went on- to. speak of the party system In Canada. He expressed his opinion that -we were overgoverned in this country, that the party system was hud, party strategy abominably so, and that'most-ofi the potitica'l'literature is- sued by both parties was "piffle." Too many chances were taken with the taxes of the people, with.-the honor'of the country, .'out never such an. .unholy act as a chance thq life of the party.' -However, public as-'much as its representatives were blame, and clergymen who the former from their pu'ipits' might well turn to their congregations and give them a few plain truths affecting their own share of the public weal. Turning to the necessity, for a trained public Mr.- Magrath said that it .was impossible to secure one without the preliminary laying of some ..broad skeleton plan. Tim pub- lic service must include a section qualified to do research work, men oana-ble of-working out the economic needs of development problems' that must from time to time confront such a young country So long as'such important investigations were carried on outside the service, never twice by the same group, there would be a great lessening ot- efficiency. Paris', Oct. Bratiano, tof 'Rumania, has given' the Italian government to understand that Ru manian co-operation .on the side of Ahc entente majr to tain, sajs a special dispatch fiom Rome The Rumanian government, will, choose its own time for taking the field against the Aus- 4ro-Germans Guard Drowned ,m Welland Canal fet Catharines, Oct 12 Private A T of the 19th icgi- Jnenl of guard duty on can al was yesterday when Iin tell from tho foot-gate of lock No 30, when crossing tOi procure supper for men posted at the Brunei Trunk failwa) bridge BRITISH; HOUSE TO DECIDE RECRUITING PLANS FEW DAYS Ixradon, Oct. statement' of Bir.Edwaird Grey :6ri the Balkan situa- tion .wag'r.ot made today iu the IHoiiRp of O'onnTJmiR Tf r the Daat year or so. Among others well-known are.Wm. Stevens, city clerlv J S Wright, for- merly of the Y.M.C.A.; Clarence'Slier- ock, formerly of the Heiald, Sam Er ine. formerh of Taber R Fair >rother, of the Taylor mills; Fred )owner, .Harold Hamilton, son cf w A. Hamilton, and Vernon Redmond C'iarence Sherlock is born, CTEIN1 BALTIC cent, of the threshing' has been com- pleted in this district.! Thrashing has been considerably but opera- tions .ire being resumed toda Tbe yields are all much higher tliarf'esti- mated. RETLAW Kctlaw, Alta., Oct. rains o( the latter part of last'weck.and the firtt of this week put a 'toil to "and _-operations were, riot' resumed .until 7 Even fields that suffered quite heavily by extending anil it is the hope of the Hritisli to put an end to the passage !The following are those who were sworn OH: Thomas 'MCr grain buyer, John'H. Harold Hamilton, Verhoii.A. Redmond, postal clerk, Ca- nadian; Afred TV. Smith, clerk, Eng- lish Sidney E, '.Collier, teamster, Eng- John McNeil, teamster. English', G R Norman Sandbach, bank tferk, Irish Fred Kane, Joseph Thomas Wellington, English, Robert A Falrbrotner, book- keeper, Scotch, Robert J Chiswlcb, (.CONTISUBD ON PAGE 3) of supplies to Gerniam dinavian countries, .from GIRLS WILL LEAD BOYS TO GRACE Conn., 11 the first time in tbe history of the State girl ushers served In the Washington Park'.'-Methodist Episcopal Church, here. .Rev. Everett A Burns, the pas- tor, said tho elrls will act In that capacity every Sunda} evening. "I hoyp that the joiiny men who might otherwise absent themselVea from services wftl attend, because of tho girl he said are all from well to-do families. TO UNITE Paris, Oct. Vlriail, upon the reassemble of the Chamber of Deputies todav, explained the Bal- kan situation to tie members of that crowded chamber The premier's re- marks were followed with strained' attention both on the floor and by the throngs, which filled the gallery to overflowing Premier Viviani decided to ad- dress the chamber today because of the committee report, adopted today, which read, "The committee ii c6K- vimwd of the necessity of-tbe cofli- plrte.and immediate explanation on the part of the government." The Socialist group adopted'a sim- ilar resolution It was decided to consider on Thursda} next the ques- tion oi uniting the ehambrr of utisS-, and senate u a national mv asscmbl} Magrath Property is Up for Auction Oct. 12 eterfing tJ the town for non-wmMt of taxes are being held up for toetMti tale .today at the town hall. Hodge-, Mcretary to the ton U .the auctioneer, and u brisk' bidding. A nnilm Itta.and two or lariar h belBf offered for ;