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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 15, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIII. LETHHHIDGK, OCTOBER 15. NUMBER Two Percent of Population -Another to be Raised Ottawa, Oct. fig- GREECE TO BE NEUTRAL Now Definitely in Favor o e e d a Week London, Oct. grow beginning of tho war. Of these men have been sent across the At- lantic. Anotlier men will he cnlist- dres made public here show Iicre ol imminence of some measur 000 men have-been enrolled in Can-, of compulsory service. Lord Derb for overseas service, since the demanded six weeks to prove whe- ther his campaign of-voluntary Jisliiicnl succeeds. The labor party which undertook the campaign, already discovering the great difii cully of meeting military rcquin cd, it was announced, as soon as the nicnis, especially as tlie weekly nurr war office gives the word. The first her of new recruits needed is now contingent and reinforcements totull- placed ;it The Westtninstc cd and the second contingent Gazette warns Parliament that it ;aml reinforcements totalled The enlisted constitutes about two per cent, of the total population of men, women arid children. The names of Canadians have appeared on the "casualty' a'rid of these a, tempted, to launch a sensation with third have! re turned to the firing line. J a story plotrof cabinet ministers who were resign in order to compel conscription, Tfinrftlllllft niAA these ministers no longei must, he prepared for whatever mea sures arc get the men needed, if we undertake new expedi- tions. The Daily News, which recently at- HELD UP BY -'fi1 LpiiMdp; it ie to force the .crisis by resigning office, for they Jiclicvc they will carry their policy The News adds, "There is little doubt that Kitchener's, sympathies arc now definitely on thirside oi the conscriptionists, and .a number of labor leaders, including Arthur Hen- derson and others, both official and rank and file, now favor conscription This from the Daily News, which always has been unbendingly ariti- conscriptioiiist, is signi- ficant Jlagrath, Oct.; oper- ations .-were, again temporarily; hpl'd up today, this tnre nj Mi Marshall boiler dropped maclnnes that net com pljing with government an having a shield ovtf tho Mater gJasq A outfits stopped under penalty of a hundred tfollir line ind all it got living t-j comply the inspector's ucniand In justice to Mr Marshall it might he stated'that all the neg- vligent :offenders-had been previously but' had thought the matter to) trilling to consider seriously The .'again'started. UD this morning and threshing is m full suing throughout the entire district auction sale of, properties for "jack-taxes-held .last Tuesday at the town hall failed to 'materialize.' Mr. Hodges, official auctioneer, refused to put ap the properties to the small The total number of recruits actual- r sworn .on in the 39th Battery, C. F.A. now stands at 121, two ing been sworn on one transferred from the'82nd Battalion; L. Hembur'g and D. .Morris are the new recruits, land George T. Blunt, well-known Lethbridge blacksmith; who enlisted with .the SSnd, has been trails f erred. The process of swearing-in those who have passed the medical examina Jiandul of bidders and pen ate sales tion Is still going on will 'be conducted in the future. The bidders was probably dim to the. business of season and ward -threshing condition! London; Oct. a note to the British government received announces her def- inite decision to not intervene in the war on behalf of Serbia., at present. Greece in Plot London, Oct. Js openly as- serted in Berlin that a secret! treaty exists between Greece, Germany arid Bulgaria, says the Morning Po t Berne correspondent. METAL MASKED Paris, Oct. was a violent bombardment last night, with both sides taking; part, before Loos and near Souchez, according to announce ment given out by the French War Of flee, today. There was also spirited trench fighting at Hache Forest. In' the Champagne sector, Frenoli batteries answered with ener tht artillery fire from the German 'lines against the French, positions east of Atiberive. There was also severe cannonading icar L-ihons, between the mil .he Aisne, near Queenevers, and at Nouvron. Oil lessees In Calgary are asking r the co-operation, of lessees in -lie city of Lethbridge to secure an ex- ension time on their leases until' ix months after the war. A petition' 3 this effect addressed to the Mm iter of the Interior has been forward d to I ethbndge for signature, ajid is the hands of D k Barns chaff" inn of the industrial committee ofj ie Boaid of Trade For the piibi ieu lessees jethbridge have been-" receiving ce to the effect that they must pay lie-half of "the fees due by Novembe.r or give up their leases.. It xpected vthat unless the government rants the request above stated, many t the leases -will necessarily have to dropped. ATTACK IN Serbs Still Hold Heights About Belgrade are donians Organize Irregulars Paris, Oct. j ulare, who will be armed with. -Mauser oldi ers wearing.masks to protect their throats and lungs from masks-are of aluminum with openings for the nose and mouth. 'The.'perforated mouth opening is packed.with cotton and; chemicals to neutralize ga attacking in great force near Passaro? witza, .which commands tlm Ulorava Valley, according to a Nish dispatch to Le Matin. The Serbians are re- sisting stoutly, and it is asserted that the invaders have not advanced more than four miles south of..tlie-liver-at- any point on the Danube. The Bulgarians have been lield in Timok Vai'iey, where a new action is in progress alohg tiie entire front. Organize Irregulars Mayors of villages along the Mac- edonian frontier, having been officers in the Serbian army, have been in- structed to organize bands of irre'g- rifles. Serbs Hold Heights London, Oct. dispatch to the Times from Athens.says the Serbians still hold the heights around Belgrade at ;i distance of one and a quarter miles 'from the city. Serbian refugees are beginning to arrive at tbe dispatch adds, railway com- munications have baen cut along the Bulgarian frontier. Bulgarian Consul Quits Paris, Oct. car ''ope to sec this particular commercial and industrial made by those of the Indian empire, remedied v lion So it been in the .present how the main tribes and mom rul- j t war Not the faintest realization J-rt ;0rs of India had stood a mass India Shames Canadians in Vast Sacrifices Made For Britain's Cause in the War Occiquitals are accustomed to move I tor Dr Harcoiiil brought home to along in the complacent -idea the only great development that tikes them, in a dramatic manner, in a place'oii the western hemisphere, that manncr ldt onl> for thi. Orientals who are IOOKM down Canadians, winch gave them.a Rreat patriotism upon are still steeped in the dart conception of true p last sacr lices that haic come to Canadians of wRat for m foui palm of twins He wis born the teeming millions of the Canada in 1816 and was omj a few montlm: short 'of 'being-one hundred fears old. behind the British government, n frcelv of their men and and their BULOARIA'S FORMAL DtCLARATION OF WAR Athoni, Oct Bulgaria declared war on 9erbln lit 8 o'- clock this morning. Indian Lmpire have been doing for 1} i'Hons for thp defence of the cause the British Lmpire, of the trcmen land the maintenance ot Bulibh fiee rtous sacrifices the deipised Minifoo aiid .the Mahommpdan have made for' the (icfrusc ot the empire and the cause of demucroc} But tho cye a far largei part in "the war than heretofore. This is 1 evident. .from the. efforts being made by the French Remount Commission, which is "in Lethbridge today, to secure large numbers of light horses Foi this purpose are in tho and take all the light boises of sound character the> can get They are not getting nearly thp number they want, but .advised to come west for the reason that light horses arc in 'more plentiful numbers here than in the. east, ..The Commission take ten thousand of the horses if thev coul4 them They have no fixed price, but uiil vhat they think the hotse is worth They paid good prlcefl heretofore made to the Herald this morning indicate that cavalry nil! be effective; In'- the France, if the horses hud been available. The commission iej composed of Commandant Courtis, Di Caze, let erlnary, and T. E. Good, manager of the Toronto stockyards. They are guests at the Alexandra, and are buj ng; horses today at the stocks ards There were 30 head waiting: to he Inspected when the cotnmimlon arrived this morning. At Medicine Hat, jeiterda.v, the Commission purchased 52 Head, and )aid! prices ranging round The 'ranch officers are much more lenient hah the British nurcnasels Men tany of the horses purchased hem had previously been rejected hy he British officer The horses Were ound enough, but the standard, demanded by the British officers 'was nucli than Is tcl by. the With his left let gone, otker idencn of war upon him, B. P. Chap- Below, one of the first Letnorldtre nten to go to has been re- leased from Germany as a prisoner oCV'Wir, and is on his. way home, cording to advices received from east." Chappelow, ft wili be remembered, as wounded and taken prisoner early in the war is a result of nta wounds liin left lag wu .amoutatai, anil be is now a cripple for life. Was, well-known m Letnbridge, been on the sUff of the Bank of 'Vafr here, and at adjacent points. Winnifred Has Very Fine Yield Wmmfred, Oct. spite of tkf ateness of the season, threshing here las hardly begun. Fite rlcs are it work in the ridnity of tie rilltpi; and it is estimated that not five ftt xni of shocked vheat. DM yet bmt hrcshtd- Notwithstanding this, the shipments from the depot arc running high. On the nst, there were sent out 14 e carted with about bushels, oday 13 cars containing about 000 bushels were dispatched. Tke for this'season has Men about bushels. Onjy about 15 Kr cent of what is expected to 'go way has been shipped and yet ihe oral is more than one-half of that ornarded in 1913 These figures will ive people a good idea as to wMt remarkable harvrst we hive bad "la his scclion of the province. ATrtOLIC CHUHCH DtsTROYtO BY Montreal, Qac, Oct. M, Tie M. Roman Cathtfilc Chnrck at 14- hlnel destroTed recenUjr >ld to have been bombed by bltloniiti. The autkorttlea of hnrch for yean bare carried M at- to llqnor traffic, u4 feellnj In cltjr kaa nw the CouKil daMd an to taking t woufd have been cttmtive long ago Frencnmen. nvf m'the church. oM i fclowii out of ;