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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 14, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1A, BELGIUM IS SCENE OF MUCH FIGHTING ALVIN RIPLEY IS NEW POSTMASTER ALLIES ARE DRIVING THE GERMANS BACK Mr. Higinbotham Let Out of Service Without a Reason Being Offered A. S. RIPLEY SUCCEEDS Much Indignation Throughout the City at the Action of the Tory Ring For deliberate, cold-blooded, slaugh- ter, the German horde pillaging gium and 1( ranee has nothing :on tar local Consei vatiw ation Vb in the cise of tne Germans, blame for the committed tht order ot the leaders cannot he laid at the ot.cthe Iile of the part) The executioner axe has tall 'en aglin, this morning's mail bring ing to b N_ Higinbiurm who has been the efficient postm ister of Leth- fcndgi since 1000, a curl note siung Ithat Uvm HiplPv hail liccn appoint- ed postmaster awl thi. tnnbf r IwouU take place Ithe removal to the nevv postoffiu. No (reasons vveie given1 no excuses even offered, Mir. Higintwthani being raerc- 1} notified that had been tu lake a of pobtmasteis The local Ton firing squad stem to ho stalling out to got one head a vviek and-spcciilatimi is rife as to who will he nQsl I he list of casuai- E. N. HIGINdOTHAM Postmaster since 1906, who has been removed by the Tory beheading com lies is rate Influence ofaMiriers Union Re cognized The Alberta Federation of Labor CONVENTION AT That -nore recognition will be gi eiutlicTtjmled Mine? Corkers of Un erica bj the Unert Federation cf Labor wab, the gist o the sentiment prevailing at the con volition of thotlaftor Jiodv in Ca [an v e-iterdaS'-" J- 0 lones, w e known amon" the miners all over th piovince fornicrlv on fhe of the t) M W i ann a rcs dent ot this, cilv is presiding at th eoniciuon was prdbabl) most important taken up jester- 1'dav although tlie resolutions mclud USED IN ATTACK ON ANTWERP: OEC of the German siege guns nicknamed "Jack destruction of Liege JSainur Miuoergo ind finally Antwerp. used in the TQCHANNEL Belgian Army Undergoes Reor- Albert is With Them a ed those uigmg the trades ind labor conucss to rush tlrf work of forming ledpiations of labor m such provinces as do not yet live them and also one asking thf. fongresb to put up the of a delegate from ENEMY IS REINFORCED Londor Oct 11 -The summarj of the war nevvb over night is as fol lows The operations in Belgium ire now ot first impcrtance forlthe Cermanb having captured and occuj pied Mient are pushing forward' to the coast Although alt communica tlons with ijlent are reported to Jiave Leen cut news has filtered through that the Germans are being TWO WEEKS'BATTLE ON THE VISTULA IN SIGHT London'Oct 14 Morning Post's Petrograd corres- pondent in a dlsoatch dated Tues- day stat-s that he believes that a great which has now been going on Jor three days be- tween the RUMian and the Aus- tro German forces along the Vis- tula river, in an arena'other than uad expected ning cf-a battle whlch'wi'lUproba- bly last 'or weeks PreaJner of Splendid Gifts t Succeed the Rev. Mr. Cameron j opposed M the allies vigorouslj and The attendance at the convention is m an engagement to the south ot lame ind the proceedings are char Ghent about 600 German dead were uctemed In the greatest, cptdiallh lelt on the field Other engagements -d his undergone Government Will Give Aid to the Drouth Affected Districts gratifvjng to the fchirstv iang of executioneib taken by the Germane tonight OFFICIAL Paris, Oot 14, 3.10 p.m feflow- ng official announaement wai glvtn out In Rarjtthlt afternoon! 5> "In the Belgian'flaid of openrtlone there vyere some encounter! durfna. night of October 12T13 and during day of October 13 in the region (round 3hent- English -and JFrenoh troopti have occupied Ypreea. "On our left wing, ai.far U the Olse, operations are developing nor- mally. i the centre pnevloue jef ports of the progress of our armlet In the region of Berry-au-Bac have been confirmed. our right wing nothing new." SHARP .FIGHTING IS EX'PEPTED NEAR. -LILLE Paris, Oct. wing of thB Allies, where the French, and British forces have taken the offensive _ag aihst the Germans, is expected be tio scene of sharp fighting. The occupation ot Lille By tie uer- mans, it is believed by.the SYench, .w.ljl be only of shoit duration The vicin itj previoublv had been, the scene many engagements between tie con t tending fortes but the Trench otttcial communication 'speaks of 'our forces in general viousl> the troops in the south have buffer" i severe lossj lirireH to tl" blinding vvef A large and enthusiastic meeting ICnov church tongrcfafiion was ho vSanq Committee was submittc jmm rullwsuu 4 Tne conmcjjationthereafter the cicy yesterday prl m a tall to Rev A. H Uenoon, a band ia addition cavatry theirMpfaniry _had also como more in and around the trenches cmam1- u" his armv whoso move ments in conjunction with the mims- rv of w ir he lb directing CL1H1S MADE Bi BERLIN The Berlin official statement an, nounce- that 20 000 Belgian soldierb arc still in Antwerp ab prisoner' It addb that lortv thousand Riissun tilled or wounded at Prze- mvsl the Austrian stronghold m'Ga licia from which the Russians v" retreated order the children im asststiint Camphell year Pdils ceived death comm gade try, wKlle ilnst iAKLY iO YDA.HS 1 has been in the been in the emcif.since 1885 He fthat time in Macleod as losl'master to Duncan J In October ot the same urnejed'to Lcthbridge' in a V I i It is cvpecftd that immediately up on adjournment ol ithc. convention a deputation vlH Walt on the Provm eial Ltgibhture to present matters for the consideration ot rthe govern mcnt '_________ GERMANS TO LAI FORTRESS London Oct to i tress is progressing the Central News from Copenhagen ihe statement from Berlin regard. sd, mg the situation in the n.'dK According to a Berlm fcpatch ie-' tnct in the, northwest t' France con ceived here the Oennans ate prcpar tradicts that given out hv ttc French IKE to lay siege upon Belfort Wit) as var department, claiming that all tne arge a force Wpotole Alntost ,the, French attacks at St Mihiel haye entire population letiHhe cityv keen repulsed Hcrlm alsp "liclfort is an almost impregnable that fb'.rr ,b lieivv fghtmg in' tkjths Britisll fortress in nance across _the Alsa- and reports vigorous aHstcad pt M tian border opposite; Mulllatisen In tacts bv the allies in the neigthor- bin _ ,t. -f Cnlccnnc llir.tl haVC hCBH le T1.0 fftnt orer deprived oi educational facilities it is proposed to male loans on the re- commendations of the inspectors and approval bf the minister, the monej to te repaid at some future date bv deductions flora the school grants Mr Mitchell had a resolution pass- ed through committee and a bill in- troduced based on it providing for Burrowing thcee millions, of which two million will be appropriated for v ed m a ot the r of General Rondony, mder oi the Third Bri .French coloilial inran Oeneial was killed leasing his biigade ng nan ouiuei the Franco Prussian war, it w ith- stood a siege fbr mttrt' titan three months The town has a population ot about ,v i BELGIANS DELUGE ENGLAND i London, Oct irtfugcea are arriving here in such increasingly large numbers that committee is, uhaple to ,prdvfde ac commodiitlon fof tliBBi vMerhVl Louis Samuel piesidefltbfjlie Weal Ooverrt ment Board has fssueS for various parts''6f to assist in obtainiiig food'ahd slMflterjIor the te help STRONG POSITION STRONO hood of Soissons which have been re pulsed OF London Oct 14 German post' lions in Belgium are eaual to those on the Alsne, says a Central ch from Ostend They have'pre pared concrete wcj-ks, henvilj mounted with gnns standing fiom a point east of Louvaln to ft north of Vilvorde, on and thence south to a poiut soutl oi Bniuel> and report on the genuineness ol it sq'iar as the direct legislation act is concerned Tlc> "1! look over the woman suffrage petition Bills respecting northern railwavs were given a second reading, one pro- vides lor an additional guarantee o: miles tor the Edmonton and DunvegansJine, it being 410 miles to Columbia boundary in i as given in Vie original 'The Central Canada Knilway bill providing-! for a line into Grouard from theriEdmonton-Dunvogan road ahoul fourteen miles, was also ad- vanced to the second reading of pnyjite bills were giv- en" the second reading, Including am- endments to the Le hbndge, Calgarj and ndmopton chojttcrs, ar act con- som-one to forward. The German army which has 'cap tared Lille evidently la part of the, j ioree German Emperor, lias been released from service in iura i z (Having failed in their attacks at Ar- ras, Albert 'Boi e, la'ssigny ana, Tracy I e-Mont, there was miiah I on the' result of the of the I Germans Thfe-Allies liave' maihtained 1 a solid barrier and hope not only to keep their fines intact but to make some progress' as it is reported tney did yesterday. It nas been reported from Raj mood also that Green the Grassy Lake sheepman lost about 2000 head in a rescrvoii along the Chin coulees, but this cannot be verified The sheep were supposed to have been driven bv the fierce snowstorm into the icy waters of the Uke Reports also state that Mr Knight of Ksvmttna has lost sheep to the extent of about 4000 but this is doubted Mr Anight had the ranges adjacent to the Little Bow river, and all were in the hands of experienced herders The storm did not seem to bother, thf bheep m the matter of feed Thej scrape the snow oil with their tiny hoofs and eat as it notnmg had happened Cattle losses weie not heavy, as near as coi-ld be learned, and the smaller sheepmen managed to bring their flocks through with the aid of shelter and feed The bands in the mountains have summered to pertec- tion, and nearlv all are now on their wav back to the prairie ranges lurch, sav s that he is umr us fearless in speech as he is- in principle, an able and powerful preacher, a-id every inch a man Rev, Sir DSnoon is a graduate o Dalhoubie college, and of Pine Hill Ca" members of the vacanev com I the border, but the losses could have the w mtei BradSiiaw and Chlpman of HEAVY DEFEAT FOR GERMANS IS REPORTED London, Oct, U 418 a dis patch dated Monday the Daily Mail's correspondent in no-thern Fraace The great German plan to hold the department ol Pas de Calais, and de-7; KvsSr a crushing blow to the Allies'..: left wing has failed Yesterdav and Saturday our armv drove the still further back "The German army, w-iicn extended fromi Turcomg to Armeutieres, and was forced from its position last Tues- day, has again met with heavy defeat and heen beateii back northward r "The battle whicb has been raxing at intervals near Arras, burst outjas aln vesterday, and .once more we ed the Germans back to the- east and north mittee are J D Hlgmhotham and ee a J- Irving, repirsentmg the ses- sion J and E Mc Herald l sion i J Kenzie representing the hoard of ..._ managers, and MrsS Chas McKillop tal loss In communication with Ray Knlgtt, the Havmond sheepman today, the 'The German losses are said tojbe'; heavy One force advanced from the northeast Baillcnl- jde-; partment near the Belgian frontier, but has had to turn tall, and as long ago as last week its columns were beating a heavy retreat oacR, whence they came BUP ports at Ypress. r "Ypress was 'occupied' Wednesday Eternoon by a'moderate detachment of German cavalry and infantry, but'it hey liave riot evacuated it, they rnu-t do so In the next few as. their manaicrs, an r and Mrs PA1 Stoltze representing the congregation nrnillig fj assessment, and b {he Carmanga) _ ill giving Bassano the an a i g thonty tVJel! cittain lands, Jrftronuced1 bv Mr will be no 'night sessions an ing sit ftoro GHENT CITIZENS FLEE Rush AcroM the Border Hol- land Remarkable Scenes London, Oct 14 Chronicle correspondent at Rosendaal, sal s, that'When it Tjeccme known thai the Germans -were about to occupy Ghent the whole population, some persons, fled to Sas Vaa Ghent, In Dutch territory, where hav e been some remarkable scenes i RU83JANS EVACUATE LEMBERG London, Oct 14, 4.J6, dit- pslchlfrpm correspondent mon learned that Mr Knight's to- dunng the storm was 00 head Mr Knight -Uiatjhe reports ot losses were around, and he thought "-that the heep had come through .exceptional-, v well He also1 lettoits ttat he m strav band near .Cottlid onr ItHta out i herder Lai tack, by roving co> ctetl r J OERMANS AT >GHENT London, Oct. Mdort from The Hague that entered Ohent, a lafje them later leaving for Bruges, with the pureaie of continuing to s position is untenaDle without ver arge and tnese ,bey cannot reach them now ALLIES LEAVE TO MEET GERMANS ISLANDERS SET SAIL FOR THE FRONT St John, Oct H bvening Herald of October 5, savs "The first Newfoundland regiment ot 53l> men got its orders to embark Satur- dav aiternoon, and, leaving the datei at Pleasantvillc at 430, headed bv. the C 0 C band marched up Quid! Vidi, King's Ilridge and other streets; to the mimosa piet in the east, where tne Bed Cross liner chartered convey the men Ulie Atlantic lay awaiting- London, Oct. dlipatch from Otter.d eayt that only a few naiAMrf. iHMlAat uaiena and remain at Oriend, Indltit ing the army the oBssmlna r ;