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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 14, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIII. LETHBRIDGE, OCTOBER 14, 1915. NUMBER' 257 o Name of Belly River is Now Definitely Changed To That of "Old Man Tim name of the Belly river is dead forever. Jt i.s to bo the "Old Man" river, henceforth for all time. So have the geographical board of Can- ada decided, and so have they in- formed the hoard of trade of Lelb- Kitchener ;is Now Said to Favor Service is Almost Cer- tainty Now London, Oct. Daily, News' lobby correspondent writes: "The Cabinet, in. the course of a pitting last (Wednesday) night, discussed "national service." definite decision has yet been reached, but conscriptionlst members of thy Cabinet believe they will carry their policy. Lord Kitchener's gym- Old Man was 'the main strea wliich contributed to the [ormatio of what has always been known Belly river, "then that hum should be continued. This decision has now been confirm ed by the Dominion government, ani bridge, which objected to the name' the river w.ll hear the name of Oli of the Mclly river, but asked for the! Man until the point where it is join name "Lethbridge" to be given to I ed by yie ME Bow, when it he the muddy stream which (lanks the Ironies this south Saskatchewan, city on the west'and noi'tli. j This will he a disappointment t The geographical hoard, it seems, j Lcthhridgc people, as it was hopci decided some time ago, after full in-! to have the'name of this fair citi vestigation of the geography connect- further perpetuated by its attachmen ed with the river, that it should tic to the river which flows past it named Old Man. In other words, as boundaries. pathies are, at least it is stated, on i co-operate with C. A. Magrath, 'the-ir side, and they also have secured It is probable that the city send a delegate to Ottawa shortly to eign Office has been informed, says a TO BESEIILEO London, Oct. Russian For- Eome converts among the official members 6C the Labor party." In a previous report on Cabinet meetings, the Daily. News said the in favor cf compulsory mil- itary service were Lord Curzon, Mr. Churchill, Lloyd George, Sir Edward I yesterday afternoon, a resolution was Carson, Lord Selbourne, Lord Lands-j Passed recommending to the city- Petrograd dispatch to the Times inerly of this urge upon the that the wish has been expressed al government the matter ot wintering Tokio, that the preliminary to the a greater number 01 soldiers at L'eth- negotiations for the Russo-Japanese bridge 'than is at present conteraplat-- alliance be concluded as speedily as ed. At a meeting -of the retail mcr- possible. It is reported that Russia chants section of the board of trade downe, Ronar Law, 'Mr. Long and Sir. Chamberlain, theft of: a collection of, coins, at from the lealdence of [Fred W tDoitner, over a -vear ago which created'Somewhat'of a sensa tion at the time, was in, Dis trict CQirrt yesterday when Mrs. Down- cr commenced an' action against'C. E. Brower, the ownership ot the coins, which Mr: is al- leged to.ihave .in. his 'possession. Mrs. .Downer identified certain coins in Mr. Brewer's'.possession some time ago, and seized them. Mr. Brower states that these coins be long to, and swears to. hia identification of them .as his own. Brower "is a .second-hand dealer in the city, a highly educated negro, who somewhat staggered the lawyers y terday his apparently of chemistrj and other Matter? ST Shepheid acting toi Mis RT, during the course of his cross-ex- amination, yesterday, asked Brower what the effect of atmosphere coins 'jvasv The colored gentleman reeled off a. yard or so of technical terms which made the lawyer's head iwlrn. "You 'seem to-be somewhat of an expert in such things he said Can ITOU define-specif 10 gravity7 Cer tainlj, replied Brower, and gave Mm another mWe or so of definition that Brower, who denies a pawnbroker, is col lector purchases coins, and ..t othei times jorrows' them for display He ad nits that -.he purchased some coins rom the man who is alleged to itqlen .the Downer coins, but states Jiat the coins Mrs.-Downer.identified vere not the ones he purchased Irani his man, but ones he owns himself 7 N Ritchie is acting for Browei Evidence in the case was concluded odav and argument wiM be heard in hambers on Monday commissioners that such a delegate be sent to Ottawa, and that his ex- penses be paid out of the taxes of .the city. The commissioners held a meeting on the" matter this and while no definite decision is reached, it is their, opinion that it would be hotter, (or two delegates to go, one from the cilv and one from the retail merchants. It is Mayor Hardie's-view that at least 1.200 -'could be quartered here this winter, including the or more internes already j heie "With these and the hat-j tcry there would more.j than men here. There-is is about to send a high official i special mission to Japan. "modafion for at effort will be made.: to get a; number. larger Sues Lumber Co. Eor Damages Ctanbrook, Del 12 The assize ourt opened here this morning vith hief Justice Hunter presiding The ouri spent most sf the day drawing he jurj The first case was Ja London, Oct. general by the British along the whole front, from to Laos, accompanied by a bombardment of the Belgian. coast, is reported in the statement of. tod ay from the War Office. All attacks of the British by army headquarters .to have failed. DUCK FOR RED CROSS The Hague, via London. Oct. 14. 'uaHial law, In a specified and partial form, was proclaim- ed here today. The proclama- tion affects 'the various trades which furnish supplies for the army. More men have applied tor enlist rnent with.the 39th" Battery than are Teutons Have Failed in Eastern Campaign- Russians Now Have Big Supply of Ammunition Petrograd, Oct. situation on the Russian front is growing het- ier ijvery day. The German offensive is paralyzed and the Russians are gradually recovering the initiathi. As a result of their five months' cam- paign, the Germans: not only have, not succeeded in forcing the Russian army to its knees, but have failed evqn to reach a secure line of en- trenching themselves, on which, for the' winter, they could concentrate their main attention on other fronts. Huns Surpriccd The Hague, via London, Oct. Russia's recent successes ate declar- ed by Dutch correspondents, in the eastern war theatre, to have due to overwhelming, superiority of tier supply of munitions, which took the Austio-Germans completely by sur- prise and with which, it is stated were unable to cope Say Berlin, ua London, Oct. Russian army, which has been ad- vancing in eastern-Qal- of incendiary explosive said by th6 War Office' today dropped The material'damage was small A tew fires resulted but they put out bv the fire-bn j gade German Statement Berlin, Oct. 14, via ...Wireless to London, Oct. per- sons were killed and 114 injured, in the Zeppelin raid over London fast night. Fourteen of the 55 persons killed and 13 of the 114 wounded were military casualties, accord- ing to an anouncement made lat- er by the official press bureau. London, Oct. airships have made another raid dropping bombs. .Eight persons are declared to have been killed -and about 34 injured. The material dam age done is said to small. The home I office- shortly alter mid- night issued the following -report--'on the raid t V Zeppdm raid made y ester- evening ovei a portion of the London area when a certain number .uie MUI artery man are s ylle Oct repo t Owing, ever, to the pos j gueri Out toda> by the .-German ad- sible elimination- of some of the appli- j miralty regarding the .raid death sentence was passed oft for the preliminary hearing on a charge the murder of Mrs Rosella at I of murder, which will be Wetaslvinm Mrs Jearnie is confined in. 'tbe Alounted Po- lice guard room, here; is apparently taking her bentencl in a very torn posed manner She eats and sleeps we'il and spends the greater part of the day in reading. The opinion that the extreme pen- alty of the law wili-not-be carried out is generally expressed- in' the .town, and it is probable that a petition will be circulated, asking reprieve. Both Jaws Broken in Auto Accident Bcllcvue next Tuesday. held 17 GERMAN ORE BOATS ARE SUNK London, Oct. Seventeen Ger- man oie steamers which were plying the Baltic Sea are missing, according to a Stockholm dispatch tt> the Ex- change Telegraph company, and are believed to have been sunk b} ish submarines. Brit- .Tn- connection with the Red Cross Jumble sale, to be held Saturday next, it is propos- organize a duck hunt, and leave the Balmoral Block tomorrow (.Friday) at 2.30 o'clock, to take out any local Jiimrods who wish to take advantage of this opportunity to have, some good'sport, and, incidentally, to augment the funds of the Red Cross Society, as it'.is the intention to sell all the "bags" at auction sale., oh-" Saturday The trip win be made to 18- mile, and a charge of one dollar-per head par'paatteiiger will be collected to 'be turned in, less the bare cost of tbe gasoline, to the Red "Cross So- ciety. Will every car owner in the can make it convcn- .isn't so, turn out tomor- row, and thus help to "do their Wt" in, a most worthy cause? cants, the lists have been kept open. Up tin last evening US had been sworn on, althoughi the number ap- plied had reached 143. The balance of the number required; it is'expect- ed, will be finally sworn on the strength today. Nine men were sworn on yesterday The balance are being sworn on as fast as possible'. Yesterday's recruits included .Wal- ter Sinclair, a, Lethbridge-raised boy, on London, says that in .--addition to dropping bombs on the English capi- tal, the waterworks town of Woolwich, where-r.there. is a great arsenal, were heavily bombard- ed Great hres are reported to followed of the Zeppehu bombs The tcit 01 the German, admiralty's statement follows airstnps during the night of October' 13 and 14 the citv of .London and nearby important establishments as well as the batteries at Ipswich who has been employed, with the Gooti I "Several attacks uere made espe- Co for a number of years The oth- T ers were: E. Etbier, Canadian; S Doe, English, Alfred Lane, English; C. W. Van Home, Canadian; Thomas Bestwlck; English; John Taylor iiah; J.. Dennis 0- SuHivan, Irish The Jast recruit be! sworn on this morning -was Thomas Underwood, former proprietor of the King's Hotel He is a married man with a familj, bornewhat older than the majority of recruits, and his action m joining the ranks is accepted as a striking ex- ample to some ot the younger men who not yet come forward. 'Magrath Oct. and almost fatal accident occurred here early yesterday afternoon, Hvhen Felger's car turned turtle, pinning Mr. Felger beneath it. When iio extricated, it was found that jaws were broken and also the: light leg the knee It is not) quite known how Mr. Felger 'iost con.- :rol of his car, but'it is n making a sharp turn the steering gear either .broke pi-jainmcd, with the above-mentioned result. Mr Felger uas out on his farm at he time, looking after his crop's, and considerable time elapsed before med- ical help be summoned; Dr. Heenmn was1 rushed out, and- when seen later, stated that Awhile it was'a nasty accident, it was not necessarily "fatal. GEORGE LEE, BATTLE-SCARRED, HAS RETURNED; TELLS OF YPRES FIGHT on the citi or London, docks of London, waterworks at Hampton neai London and also were heavily bombarded .with incen- diary bombs. "At all attacked, important explosions and great fires served.' ob- to have been checked driven tyack River, Gran brook, Q. d( Oct. Saturday night destroyed' the millot Jojce Bros at Rock Creek, togeth- er with five million fert of lumber, When the fire was discovered the fire bad a good hold on the building and soon spread to the lumber pilw, mak ing a spectacular blaze The lofts 11 leavy one, as the compunv bad arge number of orders and iheir busy season. eastern counties and a 01 London area last night FRENCH REMOUNT BUYERS HERE TOMORROW Comandant Gourds, a an of the French arniv, Dr Care, a veterinary surgeon of the array and T D Good, gen era] manager 'of :'the Union. stock ..yards, of Toronto, who. comprise'the French, remount: commission in the west [orthe purpose of purchasing re-' Amounts, wi'il Lethbridge tomorrow, and it HI, buy horses here, to be used In the French artrfy Cavalry and Artillery horses are needed between the weights of 900 to 1200 bounds Lethbridge is entertaining a hero -tesquely .twisted manner at his side today. He is the first bethbridge man which shattered it enter to return from the front the ft bullet, and on his that famous fight where left a horrlMe -nound His other arm marks of the famous battle of 1presibow It wae an the Canadians saved the day on April is 8tlff from a wound at the el- bow." .HiBr, right thigh, is a mass ol sears from shrapnel wounds. George into the trenches on year ago with "the first Canadian I February 10 last, as a member of the contingent He bears his honorable famous fighting Tenth, which won discharge from service as medically .deathless glorj m the buttle in which 23 last. He is George Lee, a well-known foot- baller of Lethbridge, who left the city unfit for further work at the front i !ne wounded With the scars of battle covering his body, George returned today to On Aoril 22, the on the the hospitals of England, and latterly in Quebec City recovering froni his wounds. He. is.the proud centre of a of friends who are es g the> got the order to ad- vance. aRrofls the base of'.the salient towards the left, where the Germans glance from those.; who alreadv wear King's uniform, but Have yet to receive their baptism of fire. The big Kelitishman Is very modest about himself and his wounds. But ho is called upon a. hundred times a day to unwrap the bandages from his arm and display the' ugly gash a Qer man bullet-made when ft crashed lii way through '.the 'iimb in the charge at St. Jullen, where Colonel Boyle, }ho gallant loader of the 10th himself met death George's right arm JtMts Ig a tion were joined by the MARKETS October wheat iobtr oats....... October tTflx...... 164 High Low WEATHER and wurm, lan Highlanders The commanders of-the two regiments conferred for a turned to the men and told them1 they-were to prepare.for a charge. "Get yoiir chee'se-kiiives (bayonets) ordered Co1 "There are a bunch of Germans over In that wood, and we'ie got r6 drive them tit." By this .time ths .Germans had started to dig themselves m on the Canadian side of the wood. The two battalions, the 10th and the 16th were deployed into extended order, in four Long rows', to charge. Away went cheering and yelling like madmen. Lee hid gone onis thirty >ards or so when he fell, wounded in several places He lav there for a time, watch- ing the battle in the wood. The Ger- mans were sending up starlights, which made it: bright-is day. "He erribie The Canadians, after ,helr first ruih, fell back somewhat, hen went it it earning the Jermunc through the wood over the beyond They had re- Rulaed.the Oermat., sttack, but at an anful loss. The 10th ckme out with only J26 of their IlOO-men, crawled to the dressing itation, hie rounds were dress- td. front All airships retuined safclr al- though thev were Mgoroush attack- ed on passing ovei the English, coast." 'London Report London, Oct. text ot the admiralty's announcement follows "The press bureau of war. office an- nounces that a fleet ot hostile air- ships M portion .....___________ ______o _.. and dropped bombs. The anti-aircraft [sidence in this citv last night guns of the roval field jrtillerv were in action and an airship was seen to over on itfa side and to drop to a lower altitude. "Five aeroplanes, of the rojal flj- mg corps went up, but owing to at- mospheric conditions onlj one aero- plant; Mitceoded in locating an air- ship Ibis aeroplane, howex-er, was unab'e to overhaul the airship before it was lost in the fog "Some houses were1 damaged _and liies were staitcd but no was caused to mili- tary materials All fires were soon got under control, by th.s file depart- ment. The following military casutUus in addition to the one announced iEsf night been reported Fourteen killed and thirteen Bounded "The home ofllc; lowin announced the fol- rtng casualties other ihan militatj lualtits reported abovft 27 woiften, 9 drcn, 5; total, 41, chil- "Injured Men, 64 vtomen, 30 ,v children, 7 total, ifll. "Of these casualties.32 killed Returned Soldier Committs Suicide Fume Albeit, Sask Oct 14 -4. B Hammond, known throughout tljia district us "Ginger" Hammond, com- mitted suicide bv shooting at his.n- ice in this citv last night He a reservist and left tor the front soon alter war bioVe out He was wounded when on the firing line, and returned here, onlv a few weeks ago He had been given a position u fireman at the post office, and that proMng 'too hard for him, he wu yesterday notified that he would bt given a position as postman. He was shoun his isulc ani appeared to be in good spirits He has bevft subjected to set ere nervous attaoki since his return from the war Early Closing for Bars in Ontario Toronto. Ont Oct H Commenc- ing Novemlm Z, and till the close 'of the uar af hotel bars in the prov- ince must close at 8 p m mstoaihof 11 each day except Saturday, Ontario government has decided, mier Hearst announced tonight. and closing hour on Saturday, 7 p. 95 injured m the Louio'n area (will remain) the same, and these figures included thdse meed last night." ceeds in number of casualties any pre- vious attacks on the British capital The last in which casualties were re- ported, that of September 8th, conies Bsconi deaths were caused on that occasion, while 86 persons were injured. The usintitfes from the raid last night bring t all air raods oh KMfai of which number 177 ksifcd and 463 injured, total for tip to Mtf Turks Shot Down Hostile Aircraft Berlin, via Wireieu to 14 -An the Turk' hare ikot nit o( were ;