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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 18, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME LETHBRIDGE, ALBliRTA MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 1915. NUMBER 260 Germans Attempt to Draw Attention From Dvinsk Attack Along the Stripa Fails London, Oct. the eastern theatre, the'Germans again are at- tacking Russian positions southeast of Riga, b.ut Petrograd commentators regard this to be nureiy a demonstra- tion calculated to distract attention Irom the Dvinsk region and Gulicia, liavo gained greatly in import- nnee with the Balkan developments. It is clear that although the battle General Irnnoff is fighting con- tinues with varying success, the Ger- mans have been unable to establish IlieniEClvcs on the eastern bank of the Kiver Stripit. "RECRUITING LORD DERBY New picture of the man entrusted by Kitchener to raise new armies in Dritaln. Brave Montreal Officer Blown Up By German Shell Ottawa, Oct. [ollnwing ol- ficial was issued to- by the minister of militia, as received' by him ironi Canadian head- quarters in France "On October rt, Major A. V. Roy, 22ml Battalion, Montreal, was stand- ing in, ja issuing orders to 1 Clarion and others. The enemy trench mortar 'shells were falling'in the -vicinity. Brigadier-General had along the trench when a. mortar shell ieli into the trench a few feet from Major Roy and his men. :Thc shell did not burst on impact, ami running towards it, Major Hoy'bent down with the ob- j vcrc .losses on the enemy and taking ment would much more readily fall thedral ami other landmarks. quick vengeance for the loss of their in with than to change their plans "H is hoped, says the premier, .comrades. already made with regard to. 'the "that tlie service presided over by winter Quartering of troops. Sir Percy Scott will deal effectively "From an economic point of view with any further attempts at indis- I believe'the idea would also .appeal criminate destruction of properly. to Ottawa, as considerable saung----------------------- woul.-l he affected thereby. t "There is no question that largo I f) forces of artillery will he required, UUllUf I V and could easily recruit a brigade lUagrath, Oct. the re- of artillery in Southern lievy'al of threshing operations reports riicn have already shown, their prpfer- of heavy yields are rapidly coming cnce for that arin of the service, in and ft seems a safe.statement to "By all means have the suggestion say the entire wheat crop of the dis- forwarded to Messrs. Ball and Mac- get an extension of the electric light'. trict will average better than forty Konzie for submission to the Militia system of the city. This has been arf bushels per Dcglonr has Department. ranged hy tlie city commissioners al- iust finished his (iclds anil obtained ter a petition bearing the signatures the splendid average of fifty-fhc bush- v of .101) householders had been pre- els per acre, while Mr. Owens' fields scnted to them. Work was started I went him one better. H. B. Heather- NEW f this morn.ng. thaw obtained a fifty-two bushel av- OF NOVA SCOTIA erauc on a hundred acre field and Mr. i William Gorain, sr., finished with an Out, Oct. 16-Sena- average of lifty bushels per acre. McKeen has been ap- VYhat'are'probably, the most remark- Pointed lieutenant-governor of able fields am those' of Bmil Ehlcrt. Nova Scotia. 'On spring''ploughing Mr. Ehlcrt 13avM McKeen is one or tho A MONTH FROM ELEVATOR CO. Galgary, Alta., Oct. Alberta Pacific Grain Co. don- ated ?1000 a month for the next year to the Patriotic and Red Cross funds. Flushing, Holland, Oct. During the whole of yesterday afternoon con- ff tinned heavy gun-fire, to the south was audible: It is thought probable there was bombardment of the Bel- gian coast. Owing to the fcg it was Occupation of the Bulgarian town of Strumnitza, 30 miles north of Saloniki, follows closely upon the news that the Serbians, with allied assistance, have repulsed a Bulgar- iin attack, at Vilandovo, turning the advance of the Bulgarians into re- treat, beyond their own border. Thus the Ani-l-o-Frcnch-Serbian ac- tion in the Balkans has leaped out of the field of surmise into tlie; vivid foreground of fact and is asserted by London military observers to have been crowned at the outset ,with success. arrival of French .tro'ops at the psychological moment 'when the Serbian struggle with newly arrived Bulgarians at Vilandovo and Hundovo still hung in the balance, has dramatic qualities, which for the i moment eclipsed military esploiti.in other theatres. Bulgarians Thwarted The chief military importance of the Allied-Serbian success is the -de- feat of the Bulgarian project of cut- 1 ting Saloniki-N'ish railroad which is known to have been the Bulgarian objective. It is not clear whether British troops co-operated with the French in this operation, but the message from Athens stating they had left Saloniki Saturday for the Serbia-Bulgarian frontier indicated they at least were near the scene of the" fighting. Magrath Crops to- Average 40 Bus. HaveElectric Light Residents of Staffordvilte arc tii get nu extension of the electric light The cost of the work will he borne by the residents and a note for the MR- JUSTICE C. A. HASTEN amount necessary is to be providad! by the city. The residents, however, j wil! take the amount .of the cost out j in electric light. Tn other words they vested forty-five bushels of wheat per best-known men in Nova Scolia. while his oats went eighty bush- Ho was born in that province els and that after 'bolb fields hail In and has long been Men- titled with the coal mining in- Another separator has just been teresls of Cape Breton. He brought into the district so there are. sot in tho House of Commons about a dozen in this locality. from 1887 to 1896, when he was Btncst Scarle-has just shipped one appointed to the senate. "Hois In tot Mendenhall Bros., and also an a man of wealth and active in a engine fbr.H. Ilillmcr. There is a serious'dearth'of machines, how- ever, and tnftslde.'hblp would welcome, will pay no light rates until the; j amount of the cost of installing the i system is returned to them. New .Supreme Court Judge .in On- tarioi Ho became prominent, as coun- sel for tlie province of "Alberts In the AlOerta and Great Waterways suit re- cently. NEW. MUNITION COMPANY Ottawa, Ont., Oct. pa- October wheat tent, and Dominion incorporation lias j Octobtr October flax MARKETS number tious. j; been granted .for the formation of a munition company, to be known as the "Oiixbrlen Munitions, of financial 'institii- and nt neh- Ont. The. conipany will carry on a business of munitions and explo- manufacturing. WEATHER High..................., Low 43 Fair and I Russian and Italian help thus iar i has been only indirectly exerted by increased aggressiveness against the Austro-Gcrmans which makes further deflection, of Teutonic to tlie Balkans impracticable. Cut P-ail'-.-ay Paris, Oct. dispaial) to ths Petit Journal from Saloniki says persistent rumors are that Bulgarians have .and .succeeded'm cutting the. ra.ljbad between Saloniki., and iai .a Serbian town about 2p mild of 'the the road where the line approach to f j "Hold Back Oct. entire Serbiaa 'ilne on tbe Bulgarian frontier li be- ing held againat. the invaden, notwith- standing the BU periodty of the Bul- garian forces, according to a dispatch to 'Le1 Temps from NiSh, .under date of October 16. It_to declared the Bul- garian anuy at VlasBlna has scattered. Effect Landing at Oct. AK lies have effected a landing at BnoB on the Aegean Sea, In European Tur- key, close to Bulgarian border. and have seized the railroad at that point, according to a dispatch Athens to the Messagerio -of Rome. transmitted by the Central. Ag- ency. impossible to mate observations. J. R. OLIVER IS Makes Objection To Naturalizing Swede Residents Objection to the naturalization of Austrian's, Germans, Bulgarians and Swedes in Canada, was "made before Judge Jackson in district court on j Saturday, when, consideration of sev- eral applications for naturalization came before him. The application of! one Austrian was refused. It is un-j likely that any application those of above'nationalities will be j granted. Applications were granted as follows _ C. Woitte, of Hacke, American 15. Bossetti, Milk River, given as an Austrian; Flattie Bishop, Held Hill, .American Carl Ully, Altorado, Rusr sian. New. Governors Are Sworn In mm io GO J. R. Oliver was appointed acting city clerk this morning hy the. city j commissioners, at a stlary of a ten days Of two w. is expected that the new 39th month, providing he ivill be able to assume his duties immediately. There were twelve other applicants for the position as follows of .the battery now All members S'Wom on will report for duty on the 25th Fifty or more of them are already on duty The work of putting the barracks at the exhibition grounds in shape Jlegina, Sask., Oct. S. Lake, was today sworn in as Lleutenant-Goveriior of Saskatchewan by Hodolphe Boudreaii of Ottawa, clerk of the Privy Council. Calgary, Alta., Oot, Dr. R. G. Hrett of Banff will be Bworn in as lieuteuant-eovenior oi. Alberta today. Ur. Brett li being fated by the citi- zens of where he 'Is very pop- ular. Tete Ald< .Calgary, Altn., Oct. is report- ed here that Major -D. Redman of Calgary, one of the wounded veterans of St. Jullen, and ;a 'former captain in the Battalion, in to be an a'lde- de-citiup to.Dr. new received their first drill this morning, Jcr, city H. Oxland, cleric; P. Sydal, city h th mustered by Unit From an economical staiulpomt the, ajd taken out ior foot djtl! feasibility of briagmg Mr. Adams.- drin It down from the public missioncr's office, to clerk, was discussed. works, act as corn- city Adams, however, expects to leave shortly to go into training for active service. The matter was also discussed of having City Police Clerk Oxland han- dle both jobs, but this was not .con- sidered feasible owing to -the fact that police court is held every" morning: Mr. Oliver, tho new appointee, will of course, hold the position-only un- 't.il the return of Wm. who lias enlisted with the 39th battery, overseas active service. GARDEN 18 DEAD London, Oct. IJonel .Carr den, who was British minister to Ico from 1913 until August, liH4, when he was forced to leave Mexico City by General Carranza, throw of President HutrU, London, yesterday, that-the uniforms for the entire bat- tery will be on hand shortly. No more men are being sworn present, although there is "a big waii- .ing list of applicants. There is no announcement yflt coming aa'to tne remaiuini officers of the new unit, but-word, of these1 appointments is expected shortly. GOOD WORK BY Petrograd, via London, Oct submarines atlnc in Baltlo sunk five Geraian and forced anotUr Mkora, cording to Rnulu oWcial V itatenwnt Ml Mr) ;