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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 16, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHBIUDGE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1914 NUMBER 159 OBSOLETE BRITISH CRUISift IN THE NORTH SEA RUSSIANS FIGHTING BEHIND BARRICADES GERMANS DRAWING CLOSE TO COAST OF ;THE NORTH SEA CLOSE TO THE FORTS AT' METZ Paris, Oct. Hi steady hammcrim 6 0 a of the m. The allies on CAPTURED LOT OF GERMAN G'UNS Ranchers Say that the Storm Did Practically No Dam- age at All COMPLETE REFUTATION Recent RepSHs' Were "BaseH1 Upon Rumors Without Any "kia It i-'llll s ou can put me on record as absoli-ieij the reports pub listed'.all over-the, province to the effect ,sheep losses from the last Eiicmslmin uere This statemont'-was made most em- Shaticalh Alternoon by os Young, one of the leading sheep men m the south, to a Heiald re- porter. "If you know-anything at all about he continued "common sense tell you that e storm such as the not possiblj do damage to a dock ou ithe oprn prairie unless the herder left the band altogether to .ts resources feheep are like monkej do the others do, and it is not eien sheep nature to face a Btorm so dnung and disagreeable as the last one Bands ma> liave drifted und become separated, and m cases the; may men fallen into the Jakes along Thin Coulee hut an oc- currence bucli as that be im possible if the herder was on the job 'HVhat about- the 2006 sheep that hceti In a number of people roaming about the prairie as if they yeic iosf" asked the reporter in a jneek and humble attempt to defend ox1 PRAIRIE "I can go out on the prairie am Baj of ihc anJ see a sight like Mr "V oung "The herder maj IJEMI Lompelled to Btaj out all muht to keep his band [together, and it is not human to sup fhat he would remain out all too, without anj thing to eat He probabH had to his lor a bite, and the sheep out in his-alienee I hat is a com- mort occurrence on the range ,-i'H does the imiqstry here a lot of harm, when reports come out and sa> there were vflion were not talking about Alberta if. the best place I know of to raise sheep, both Iron a mutton ami wool standpoint, and I certainly (Coutjmicd on page 3) meas- ure of caution to be adopted by the of Prince Hohen- Ichc, GttJsrina the expulsion of all Italian subjects working ta_ the came lng "great ferment here The teats against it as an act of hos tility to Italians, who, it says, are thus charged Ire- vvhich damaged a number' ;of. 'Austrian warships. OPPOSITION LEADER -OPPOSED TO COMPULSORY GIVING 'TO- WARDS PATRIOTIC FUND Edmonton, Alte-., Oct. connection witl', -the Fund Contribution the "Legis lature today Mr Mitchell er, while ap proving the spirjt of the bill objected to compulsory enforcement of giving He had no doubt the civil bervice agree to have the provincial treasurer deduct the percentage from their salaries-r-rthat 'wpii'id -he- admir: able But when forced to give there be a stinq; lather than pleasure Compulsory giving is contrary to the spirit of patriotic giving, is Mrt notary Red Peer municipal officials made a voluntary subscnotion Premier Sifton sain, while it might be eas> to get oificials of a mun icipalitv to agiee on a contribution, il would he entireh different to get two thousand civil servants, scattered a'J 01 er the province, together to agree on unanimous giving Manv ciu sen were consulted and he thought the service vjfas unanimous ir support ot the bill the German left wing rf the French battle front has brought them al- most within cannon rangfi of the forts at MuU. In spite of th's men- ace part of tlu: (Jcnnan Crown Prince's army hangs doggedly to the position it has taken on the Mouse near St. The fighting on this end of tfie long battle line is said to he desperate on both sides during past week and is overshadf-.vcd for t-hc time being, by the-operations of the allies' left More important" developments, however, are looked for between the aicuse'und the Mosscl, while the battle of the four rivers goEs on in the west. London, a. sivore fighting the last few days has been the northwest of correspond- ent of the Express; "and has resulted strongly in to of of the allies In less the Germans bring heavy rein forccments, there is -tittle hope oi their channel port. One of the I'rcnch armies capturrd 35 held guns Ihe Germans are receiving reinforcements oi yins and men, hut the alHWare i'so rtvmmg their fresh irpoas; Ntor battle is still unchanged en il popula tion remain, it, m rums The 011 the trench railways 1ms the ehabKne them, to move troops rapidh and smcothly when needed OSTEND'SFALL EXPECTED SCTN London, Oct. IB, a. 111. As was t-lie case just a week ago with Antwerp, so it was today with ps- lenil. that is to say, its occupation b> the Genmns is moment u ex- pected. Ostcnd ireing directly across the channel from Kiglanil, it is al- most the mouth of the Thames, Bat- on's centred gain .is there. The last news available in London early today said the Germans were within ten miles of the city, having .occupied Blankcnbcrg a small town on till, Belgian coasu, about ten miles north- east bf Ostend, and connected there- with by steam tramways. it tnat the taking of the popu- lar seaside resort by the invaders was a loregone conclusion within 21 if not.already, this is written, and the news delayed, as it was when the forts at Antwerp fell before the terrible fire of the German siege guns. Alberta Will be Very Careful About Spending the Pub- lic Money MIGHENER CRITICISES Objects to the Apiount of Loan the Government Proposes' to Raise> POINCARE TO. BELRECTOR OF GLASGOW UNIVERSITY Bordeaux, Oct. Poin- care has accented an iftvitatton of the students of Glasgow Univeralty to be their next Lord Rector. This Is the first time thlt honor been con ferred upon a foreign statesman. SCHOOL BOARD VICTORIOUS ON Edmonton, Oct 10 Lethbndge charter amendments bill was before therPrivate Bills committee this morning and the bill was reported ithe Ih tw'o changes, both victories for e school board The city's proposal to cbarec five per cent 'or collecting r out, both ing one acre There was some discus- sion on a clause exempting 'the, Elli- son Milling from scliuol but it was allowed to -it and" This is very satismctoiy to the board. In fact, it is a deci Edmonton, Alia Ocl connection with the act to raise a loan of three, million dollars, Mr Miohener objected to the raising of one million more than was necessary, and the twrpose of -which the govern- ment could not explain. If a larger amount was made necessary by some eventuality of.the war, a special BOS sibn could be called-. He also objected to borrowing for current expenses It is a bad pi in ciple.ol finance. He said last loan of was authorized, and the minister confessed that onlv 000 hart been blient It the govern ment does as it likes the House may as well not meet He would support a two million loan, but the extra mil lion he could rol approve Premier Sifton, in replv, said tile bill is worded as others were.prov iding for borrowing on capital account.-The money could not be used for other than capital account, and would not be used for otner puryuses As to the million extra, the government had no present intention ipending it one knew what was 'oing to happen during the war, and .ill -that is asked is power to .do soih'e- tlimg should occasion arise They did not anticipate it and it would be re .reliable if it did arise, but it It.dld he government wanted to be in a po iition to act.- Even regarding the two Trillion, though in the ihe.y Fduld not borrow it unless' at "rea'sbn- able rates It regard to spending all that was authorized, he would leave it to' tire- country if the government was' not well advised in saving the money; I'io. as to be prepared foi emcrgenc) aris ing out of special conditions They were careful nj kept down 'expenses and he was delighted to have the money to meet cheques st_a time w hen borrow ing is most im possible He advised economy returning irom abroad where he saw the trend of affairs, and would con- tinue to practise economv, no matter how much money was voted The Premier spoKe In a spirited manner, and heartily applauded' by his supporters. HERE IS -A :CHANOE FOR A GOOD SAMARITAN An" opportunity -is open for an act'of kindness to a farmer who is badly in need of a suit of clothing if possible a sheeu lined coat for his boj ased 12 years, who is much ev posed toi the1- weather A gift Of this kind will Tje much apprp elated by the lecipient and may i be forwarded on bis be half lo Mr Hugh Bojd, com mlssioner of It is a worthj case" BIG-JJJMPJN CLUB WHOLESALE LIQUOR STORES WILLffALSOiHAVE TO PAY A HEAVIER -TOLL IN FUTURE Provincial Treasurer Claims it is in as Good Condition as Any Other Province NO, DjRECT. TAXATION Compares Condition of Alberta With Province of Brit- ish Columbia Edmonton, Oct. 16; Amendments to liquor license act which will put most 01 the clubs in the province! Edmonton, Vita Oct 15 Pro out of business were introduced uncial Treasurer Mitchell delivered terdaj aiteinoon In future, clubs inj jns speech in the Legis'a 1 lnle he was limited phrascologv and pav'lMOClTyeaf instead ofTswTlni todaj and vv pUces between 10000 and tae non-contentious McKllldp, vic-lory, voiced by Mr ;tOhe4taombers The board safcH'tiilirQXitnatelvJJOOO on tlie ol taxes, on lira exemption of 2 acies in school faxes was struck Hon Sir and Hon Mr Boyle bSing ojijwsefl An amendment proposed by Dr was added Increasing tht place of one, and lob- of school grounds exempt'os, about on the1 UbSon Milling from taxalUn from one to two acfci, At present thisXsitv twelve i Chairman Higtnlxnhara and in fact of tlie'mtinoera jirt.well, UiMd.ln on gtouds exceed-wits Uif. rciuU'o! their, petitions CAUGHT STEAMER LIKELY 'MINELAYER London, Oct. Mail reports that .British gunboats overhauled pnd captured last evening, a'mysterious steadier which was attempting; to pass the Downs off Deal It is sun- posed that the steamer was temping to sow mines will-be-5750 instead and in other place? J400 instead of The- license on bartenders has jumped from SJ5 for the first >ear and instead ol {2 for each sub- sequent vrar Wholesale licenses jump from 5800 to per year in large cities and from to in other places' Golf and (.ountrv clubs locat- ed outside of cities will he assessed per-rear on pool rooms are also mcicased fiftj per coat ,--Petrograd, via London, Oct. 16, 3 13 p m between LGerman. and Russian troops is now going on within eight mites'-of Russian Po- land REGINA M D COMMITTED Regina, Sask Oct S E Moore of this city was committed for trial this morning on a charge of hav ing committed an illegal operation UNITED WITH MARCONI PEOPLE Washington, "B.C., Oct. Admiral Moore, commandant of the Naval station at Honolulu was order ed todav to close the Marconi wireless station there within 24 hours unless the com-inv give a satisfactory pianalion of sending a wireless dls patch announcing the arrival of the German sunboat Gieir Night Search for Submarine; She was Sunk had regard to w ar conditions the hon orable.'gentlemat! measures up well to ail 'previous efforts of.the kind and his frank businesslike presentation of the financial-affairs-: of- the province made.a marked impression on House TIieie_was no other speech and the House Immediately went into com- mittee on supply making splendid pro- I gress, when adjournment vvas reached That Uberta is in. the best shape financially ol anv province in Can- ada Mr Mitchell made clear bv the fact that it has, on hand the verv substantial balance of to ir-oel obligations tins includes 000 to carry on the elevator policy There is also in the to retire treaiiirv bills due Novein her 1st and with tins out Al- berta's entire debt will ft in the form of- debentures. -The debt -'Decem1 her last vias and by the end of 1914 will be Of this, nineteen and a half millions is represented in public works, build- ings, etc dealing with 1015 rev- enues and expenditures, Mr Mitchell pointed out the uncertainties due to war conditions, and said it revenues did not measure up to expectations, the government would reduce expen- diture correspondingly and he vvarn i ed th-'members that their full expec. to public works mar not ,bo meti Mr also dealt with the indirect involved in lail- vvav guarantees Theie, are 2435 miles guaranteed, totalling 7iO Of this, 12liS miles are completed and 387 graded readv for steel will he completed this vear Ml ST EARN TIID MONLx. ROM Patterson interrupte-1 to ask about the Chlgan Maclerd C N K line, and Mr Mitchell expressed deep regret that conditions bcvond con1 trol conspired to delay and defeat the building of the road Mr Tvveedie "Isn't the monej m Edinburgh, Oct 16 A correspond- sirt ef the Seottmjn reported that Eri tlsh patroj chips located a German submarine drifting on the coast of Hollaid oh Saturday, walling for a supply shlD.' One patroller dislodged the tubmarlne, and then commenced a weird icareH In the aline of search. llohla.' About 11 30 p.m. the enimy was caught and forced to come to tht surface for tht last time. Thtra ait of gunfire and wkmarlnf to UK bottom. the Mr Mitchell Mr Twesdie it'" Mr Mitchell "Yes "Why don't vou spend "Under the law the PALL BEARER TO HIS FELLOW OFFICER rught Commander Graliame White at the funeral ot Plight Commander Richard Gates, hilled in a flying.accident at Henddn. Petrogra.d, via London, Oct -18. Courier publishes a report to the effect that a, Germap force which entered the War- saw, Russian days-vf -lurd fsn-s.-s two, and bae'k'on the'Cp Petrokoff and Klelce line The newspaper saysfit is claimed that German priaohers. were taken. EXPULSION. 'FROM THE LEGISLATIVE CHAMBER OF PROMINENT EDMON- TON LAWYER Fdmonton, Oct 15 the live- liest incident of the session occurred when T M Tweedie vigorously ob- lectel to th- presence in the House of Sidney S Woods, barrister and law partner ol the Mr said Mr Woods was transacting business, and had no- busi- ness there. The member (or Calgarj spoke with some heat and was followed by Geo Hoadlev, who said had lobbied m the House ever since he was a member He thought probably tllB bungfl aiithorrh ior the privilege was not present m the House Robt Patterson objected and wanted Mi tiken into custcclj by the The House 'auglicd and the incident ended bj Mr withdrawing ITALIAN MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS DEAD Rome Oct ol San Giulnno Italian minister ot TOrcign Affairs, is dead, aged 62. An Obsolete Vessel British Navy Goes Down in the North Sea i t- Cruiser Wai Built Bacbm the Collision London; Oct. 16, 12.20 _ The Admiralty has.'aiven but .the followmq announcement, concern ing the lots of the cruiser Hawke "H M S Theseus, Captain Hugh Edwards, was attacked by a sub- marine in the northern waters of the North Sea yesterday, but miss- ed H M S Captain E T. Williams, was attacked ab- out the same time and was sunk 'The following officers, with 49 men of the crew have b-2en landed at Aberdeen by a trawler Boatswain Austin, Gunner James 'Dennis, and AoClng-gunner Harry Everett "Further particular? will be published, as soon at available "The Hawke was a cruiser built. In ,1889. loss of life ori the Hawke -is not1 made known, but the warship belonged to an older class of vessels that did .not'c'arry more than about 500 men; 50 of her crew are known to have, been saved. London, Oct 16 1016 am British cruls-r Hawke has been sunk in the North Sea by a German sub- marine Out of the crew, 4oO men were saved, The Hawke was an old second class protecled cruiser, dating back to 1S9J, of a Ivpe not 4iow found in the modern navy Her displacement ofA tons is nearlv double that of the new ships of this class, while her nominal speed of but 20 knots entirely unfit ted for the fast coasting dutv which now falls to {ne lot of the light cruiser Her length was 360 beam 60 feet and sho cost The main armament consisted of two 9 2 Inch guns ten h inch guns and twelve 6 pounders, besides the cus- two tolpedo tubes (Continicd on 3) company must earn the monev before we can pay it out THE 'TELEPHONE SYSTEM nutmjr., 19H, dMpitf "depressing con- ditions .the telephone department had Mill" 20 new, f jclwiges with 400 sub- new pole lines CANADIAN IVERE WELCOMED BV PL YMOUTH Plsmouth Eng', Oct into the small hours, none of tfc-> around the railvvav statlo'ni at be'ng awate of their destination mouth who Bought their beds The feature whuh appeared to have midnight had a strange lullaby in th; struck competent observers of Can uproarious demonstrations' of ada's contingent most fav orablj is Canadian contingent where thev were the general atmosphere o( maturrt> being packed into troop trains The about thr men men were halt frantic with delight at "These fellows won't Uke mueli their release from the troop ships and, licking into expressed their complete approval o a change of program ih'SJots sumci ent to make the Israelite armt bins'! Thousands of Plv mouth people as- sembled as ntar the a? station as the authorities, would pcnajt ant a mixture of'ir wishes to m hand thev The work ot entraii gri7zled lta< been enduring some "tn ing'mom- 8nls (tmf' Icvie? into shape iHls evident that iome AHWrwUr surprised contingent MiKirjjice prettl much i like Jrritorialt- ihsteadi lining like tliejilibust of a circus i" ;