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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 19, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHKRIDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY. OCTOBER 19, NUMBER 261 Insinuation Made in; a Question to be-Asked the British Government .TREACHERY IN SCOTLAND Signals Said. to be Given the Pointed Queries Important Announcement of Militia.. Plans Made by Premier Borden STARTED RECRUITING Second Expeditionary Force to be Ready- to Leave in December London, Oct.. has been of twelve important questions (thai, will lie asked the government on reassembling ot parliament. One -of' these hints that treachery is tak- ing place at Metliil, on the Forth, in Keottand, it is asserted thai, (the harbor is brilliantly lighted dur- ing and that the local be- 3ic( is that signalling takes place tbc enemy Another question asks whether it ii a fgct that more than one memh-r of ithc Royal1 "Family having pecuniary interests' in the British Treasury is serving with the 'enemy and what i Eleps arc, proposed to be. tayen. ,it is also .asked vdmthe.r.the foreign I pQcreton ire tl it a regular Fourier -service- exists between London i 'and the headquarter of the f ermau j ariiu an I whether he iull the pa port d( pirlTient to greater _ Whothci the oi is fen tie that Ihe soldier rG over-charged cahtesns, in some pases and what step: being taken to halt tins, robbery .Whether tlieBunder secretarybf war 5s aware that horses were of- fered to the war office and that the person making the offer subsequently Bold the horses to Germany Whether the under secretary of war 5s aware that large depot aear London the canteen department is in jcharge of two Germans. Whether the under secretary of war 5s aware that the khaki for uniforms ds of an inferior quality and also it-hat the the troops in Bin" cases is inferior. Whether 'the under secretary will order, ah inquiry into the prices paid lot articles acquired'-by the war of- fice. Ottawa, Oct. wore sent out this morning from the military 1 department to tuc officers command the recruiting operations to pro- ceed with recruiting volun- teers, the immediate organizing of which was announced last night by Sir Robert Uorden in his statement outlining Canada's permanent' place of assistance to the Mother Country Pending definite .word from Lord Kitchiiner as to, the nature of the loric require! it c n Itlj be s- sural that a practically, unlimited number of-infantry can be-made use the war Recruiting thcie- fc'_e starts once.; Premier Rordcn's official .statement London, Oct. Admir- alty tnat the Brttnh loss In Saturday's naval engage- ment in :which four German des- troyers were sunkp was one officer and four men wounded. .Th-s dam- age to Britiih .ahips was slight About 400 were drowned and 31. were saved by the Brltfth. MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF CANADIAN SOLDIER London, Oct. The firit death in the Canadian expeditionary force oc- iBurred late Saturday night under circumstance! The body of a soldier from ths West Downs couth camp, >ound .on _the road early Sunday morning, and enquiry so far has failed to identify him The body Was taken to an outlying village, 12 miles from Salisbury, and the county coroner ient word that he has not ob- tained tlit nimo of the dead. man.. The corontr Will hold an Inquest today. announced had men under arms, serving 'on garrison anil oiitpo t duty From il e -Vtl ntic to -the Pic fit "is Ihc fu t concern the Canadian i the de- foncc oi b own tern including outpobt and harbor Important both coast; have been strengthened, and guns hav'L been mounted. As to the organization and dc; patch of further contingent the fol lowing 'conclusions have'been-reached: :1. From tjiu present time until the end of the year; 'or as. long as the war office shall" deem1, it Advis- able, Canada .will..keep' continuously in training and under arms (in addi- tion to-the heretofore men- tioned) men" "2. As soon as etc., can be prouded ior a force of ten thousand men, .that farce, will be des- patched to Great Britain .as the first instalment .of. a.; force. Thereupon additional men-will'be en- listed so as to number in-" dei training continuously at This process will continue'from time to time that .is1 tp .say., ious damage, Ijcyotid that caused by water, was occasiqaed. cause IK unknown r' j An Eminent R. C Prelate Passes Away 'London, Oct. death of Yen Mgr Robert Hugh Benson was. announced toda> i ilgr Keneon, iAho 'was Iiorn in 1871, a son of Archbishop Benson At tho time.-of his death he was a priest in the Catholic church He was or darned m Rome m 1904 In 1905 he vas Tirade ussistant priest of the at Cambiidgc, Eng land, and in 1911 he was appointed private chahibrrlam to His Holiness Pius X, He was "an author of note on religious matters BACK OVER THIWY Allies' Left Wing Now Extends Right Through, to the North Sea Allies' Left Wing in the Midst of. a Mighty in Direction of Arras the Fighting has been Continuous for 10 Days CHEERING OFFICIAL STATEMENT Cettinje, Oct. 19, 1.36 Aus- trian submarine was sunk in the Ad- riatic today by a French cruiser. London Oct 4 c-. respondent of the Times, m France j telegraphing today says .that any plan General von Kluck may have "had for swooping down on Calais has fall-sd, because, he says, the Allied forces ar- rived there first. London, Oct. 19, has been evacuated by the Germans for says th-s Telegraph correspondent in the north of France. PROGRESS AT ARRAS .London, Oct. The overnight war summary is: as tallows The progress of the allies m north ern fcrante and Helglimi is mdicattd by' the statement issued by the Brit- is'h official press bureau that in the 1101 them area the Germans have been driven hack mere toau thut} miles jTiiis is" in part confirmed by au Am- sterdam despatch which ba.j fa that rthe Germans .have evacuated Cour- trai, vvhicvi I1; a difa to the north-east of Lille. This has refer- ence only, to what was formerly known'as the French toft wing. This now -extends to the North Sea, and is here'- that British and FrencK -reinforcements have been plac- ed in the line to. meet the heavy re- inforcements-which have come" to tho German' wing, tie array which is trying to force its vas down the coast to the channel ports in France On this important phase the great bittle tne latest official state ments issued hv the French war of give little mfonnaiion except for the recording of the recapture of mentieies bv the iHiesi and the le- of several attacks Geimans in with a notable advance north of Vrras lliere has been fight- ing also m the neighborhood of St Die nhere the Germans have been endeavoring to force their way through the French Unes 1 he German and Russian r" ports of the fighting in the cast coti- (tmue contradictorv to each other, both sides Ujimui; victories at Vir- loub pointb and flenving defeats In the sotith-the -Servians again an- nounce to their armies against the Austrians USE FOP 10 PUT BOTHA'S POSITION TN SOUTh AF- RICAN TROUBLE IS.EMPHATIC AND EXPLICIT DEMANDS IN TELEGRAM London, Oct. Reuter dispatch from Pretoria quotes a telegram sent by General Louts Botha, premier and commander-in-chlef of the' Union of South Africa's forces "Nobody regrets the treacherous acts of.the traitors more than the General says, "in view of the fact that a number of inexperienced' men; were scandalously misled in this way "There arc no being carried on with the rebel-leader... The rebellion can .only .be .suppressed, by forc.5. The that' an immediate public repudiation of Col Mantz's acts by you and others men tinned in his ultimatum, will do much toward results aimed at. What do you propose OFFICIAL Paris, Oct. 19, 5.25 French War Office gave out an offi- cial announcement this afternoon, a'a follows; "in Belgium, the heavy artillery of he enemy has cannonaded, but ut result, the front from KJadsloo, to the east of Eixmude. The forces of the1 and not- ably the Belgian army, have not only repulsed further attacks on the part of the Germans, but have advanced as !ar as Rdui-3rs. "On our left wing, between the Riv er Lys and Labasse, we have advanced n the direction of Lille. There has jeen very stubborn fighting on .thfl rant from Labasse to Ablain St. Maxaire. Ws are advancing from v louse to house in'these localities. To the north and to the- squth of Arras, our troops have been fighting J without respits for more than ten. and with a-perseverance and a spirit which never for a moment has been relaxed f region of Chaulnes, repulsed a strong counter attack de- ivered by the enemy, anJ won some nround. centre there to 'eport. "On'our right wing in Alsace, to the west of Colmar, our advance po'stt ana on the line between the Bonhommfi, Pa ires and .Sulzern.. More to" the south we still occupy Thahn." Ifil STEAIR ONLY RECENTLY PURCHASED FROM GERMAN'CONCERN BY THE STANDARD 01L CO, FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE BREAKS OUT IN MICHIGAN Ottawa, Out., Oct. I Tprrancc, .Dominion Veterinary Di- tirst time since 1108, the dreaded rect'pr General and other doctors Dr .1 .iinnn..r. Torrancp-returned .to Ottiiiva Satur- day attcl Ins consultation with t'lf United :Statcs. authorities, and an or- foot and mouth disease has broken out again on this continent The ih- fcclcii area is through the west ear- ner ,of Michigan and the auftihing county in. Indiana, where herds-have been ki.onn to be involv- ed The disease as diagnosed week by Dr Mosler, the States Chief Pathologist Bureau 71) Animal Husbandry assisted by der "was promptly signed IN agriculture minister, placing ah embargo against the im- portation into Cangda of all animals io'the disease, and ol etc., from Michigan or French Tells the Story of the Battle of Aisne London, Oct 19 Field Marshall Sir John French, commander oi the British eipeditionan has sent two hlghlv interesting reports to the department relative to the bat tie of the Aisne and other matters connected nnoritions of his troops'int France in wlilch he de- scribes the Valiant of his ?en-, crals incideitlallr tells of severe British losses An iilca of these can be obtained in the figures which he gives, showing that during the period between September 18 and October 8, 561 officers and men were among the killed, wounded and miss- SIR MELVIN JONES SERIOUSLY ILL Toronto, Ont, Oct 16 Melvtir .Jones, president: of the 'Mas- ses-IIarrls Co, who has Seen seriously 111 during the past three or four weeks with neuritis, was taken with pneu- roonin on morning The ph> slcinns .In teponed 'last J-yman was still Iras then evid of'tVwfi Halifax, Oct. what' plan would be pursued with-regard to: the American tank! steamer Hrintlilla, seized hv the British cruis- er Carom i, and brought here yester- daj, could not be learned today It is supposed that the Brmdilla, which vas the German steamer George Washington, was suspected ot having contraband aboard, it'is'aPso reported that she was halted by the Caronia outside New "York harbor last Tuesday she was steer- ing a course at variance with the of- dmarr course foe her announced des- tination She cleared Irom York for Alexandria, Thf purchase o! the BnmiiHa troni the Hiedermann :lne by the Standard Oil company o New Jersey, was announced on Scp tembcr 21 CAMPAIGN FOR MOfJEV Ont, Oct Methodists are to. Immediately ir.nncl a campaign to raise 000 for mis' liona MOST SINCE WAR BEGAN London, OctXM, 10.30 the point of view of the Allied armies, so'far as could be learned from patches reaching Lpndon today, the situation in west Flanders, and. in France, as far out as Lille, on the 77th day of the war, looks hopeful than at anytim-: during the war. Though the news reaching England s meagre, and to an extent dslaycd, as always, all tidings seem to Indicate that the German advance from -Ostend on the French coast towns has been blocked, temporarily at least; further sputn the Invaders have been adal- compelled to give ground before the Allies' wedge force, which has deen concentrating on Luis, If the Allies claim, that their left cannot now be turned, the only alter- native-.left the Germans is to hack a way the armies confronting them, and General von Kluck ar Gen- eral von Arnim, or whoever ta In com- mand of the German right, in no way loathe to make attempt. That they have made' forward move is evident, but only from the dis- patches, and confirmation of these latches In Saturday's official bulletin rom Paris is lacking. PROBABLE CANDIDATES IN 'WETASKIW1N Wclaskiwin, Oct. cording to the Wetasklwin Novs names already mentioned''a'B. candi- dates to fill the vacancy in the prov- incial house for, the constituency of Wetaskhvln, aie A 3 Rbwnroll, _H J Montgomery, Dr Stevonson, Flnlay ALLIED FORCES NOW IN CONTACT WITH ,NAVY London, Oct reaching their tentacles out to the seaboard, the Ai- led forces have established close con tact with the British Navy, which Js noft ou the extreme left of the line, seems from the London view for moment, to block effectively furth- er German effort to turn this That the Germans may have grasped this 4s perhaps indicated by tho other- wise unexplained appearance of. four ot their torpedo boat destrojere, on Saturdaj off the Dutch coast, south- ward bound It is suggested that the object was for the destroyers to convoj submar ines, which dispute the ilie sea on the Belgian littoral. I Should the German navy undertake this it would bs coaffonted with much the same proposition which has met the British fleet since commencement of the war? and it would assume the same risks 'of iision n ith mines heretofore faced t the British alone, because the Brt- tlsh mine field stretches along the Bek gian coast from Oetcnii j 4 HANNA FOR OTTAWA 1 i Ottawa, Out! Oct ST. M la ttTOblnrt Hr ;