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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 20, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIII. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1915 NUMBER 262 Anxiety Expressed in Par liament That the New Serbian Campaign Maj Also Prove Too London, Oct. re garding Uio Dardanelles operation -has beeii increased'by-the explanation by Harold .T. Tennant, parliamentary under-secretary for war, in Parllamon yesterday, that'Hie recent ly-anounced figures showing nearly casual tiee at the Dardanelles did not include the sick. This, he explained, was he cause the number of sick varied fron day' clay, and could not be countei with accuracy. With the example the Darda nelles expedition, many members Furiiaiiieiii express anxiety about the size of tho Serbian expedition, ft ing that a similar mistake would be made. Few Tenants Apply To be Placed on Voters List few tenant! in the-cityv have taken ailvantabc of -Mhe opportunity of having their names -pjaced upon voters' list'of the city, by mak- ing application at the proper Monday, Octolier 25th7 is tfosi- tne.Iy the daj on which applici- tkin's will be accepted, and tenants arc once "more-_given'notice they should put in applications as as possible :if they are to re- ceive the benefit of municipal fran- chise. Lists nave "been posted not only in the assessor's also at the board of offices, tho court house, and at the barber shop of Secretary Morris, of the trades and .labor council, in the. Alexandra hb- >tel. may be made at these places for entry, on the lists. The. only is re- sidence in the city -since -November 1st of last-year. BALKAN CAMPAIGN MENACES INDIA AND EGYFT A menace to the British Empire greater than expected may be contained in the German plan of a Dalkan campaign. Ilussiuu armies in the Caucasus and Allied armies on the Euphrates have been strengthened recently to protect the Allies' prestige 'in the Mohammedan world. War Office Not in Favor of Raid Reprisal Policy London, Oct. ministers j The suggestion made by William again were bombarded with war ques- the Brentford Division of Middlesex, 01 a policy of reprisals as ,T deterrent to Zeppelin raids, was fiowned upon :ions in the house of commons today jufc lor the most part they managed :o escape an intended frontal attack. t Their reply developed that' the offic-! er who commanded the landing of the controversy. British troops at Su.l.a Bay in the "The Roya by-the war office, Mr. Tennant marking that such n, policy always has been the subject of considerable al Flying he said, allipoli Peninsula has been shelved, "is a military organization in Eng- that he holds no command in the land for military operations. The irmy at present, but Harold J. 'dastardly raids of the enemy on un- Tennant, parliamentary under-secrc- defended towns and defenceless peo- :ary for war, declined to give further pin should not he allowed to divert mormaiion on the ground that it the energies of this fighting force vould be against the public interest, i from its primary military purpose. British Have Repulsed Several Heavy Attacks -French Lose Trenches -Huns Reinforced Amsterdam, via London, Oct. eppe'iins-are by Germany or tho defence of- commerce against stacks -by British or Russian aubniar- nes, according to a dispatch from erlin. .It is stated that the steamer cotia of Stettin, Prussia; >ound from- weden to Stettin, with a cargo of was pursued by a British sub- arine off -Bornolm. Iu reply to wire- as calls for assistance, a Zeppelin uddenly disappeared, whereupon the' ubniarine. submerged and disappear- THE TEUTONS WILL INVADE MONTENEGRO London, Oct. is reported from Frankfort that the Central Powers have decided to undertake still another campaign, this timr against Montenegro Scrap Iron Found in Separator at Ger- man Engineer London, Oct. fldward Car- son announced in the House of Com- mons that his resignatioa from the at- torney-generalship was due to differ- ence of views in regard to near east- ern affairs. EX-PREMIER DEAD Chai'lottetown, P.E.I., Oct. MnLeo'd, judge of the county court of Prince county, died this morning in Summer-side, after a sear's illness He born in, 1843, and was a former member of the law firm of Hodgson He.was Premier and At- .nd Uiirdctt, Oct an enemy fiqrie thisi? --A ---number- of threshing outfits have-broken .down rcceiiffiy when separators were examined torney Gpneral from 1889 to 1891, such obstructions as scrap iron, flat appointed iudge in 1893 and bars of .iron about l.inos etc., frere These -must have been deliberately placed in the of borne of the' Victims' of-'these-outrages are Messrs Undquist Perry, J Ljnd, Campbell Bros Strong Mason, A rumor is current that dynamite was 'onnd the sheaves, hut this not been Aerified Lindquist and Perry had occasion to dismiss their who uas a German, owing to some him' and harvesters who were oh ho outfit Special Constable Kirkham arrest-1 d a German, alleged to be on parole, vlio was acting suspiciously When i loaded London, Oct. tub- marines, now reported to have been reinforced by Russian craft, continue to inflict severe losses on German'shipping in the Bal- tic Sea. A Copenhagen newspaper sects that eight steamships have been the prey of the submarines, since Monday. London, Oct.. from the entente allies-on the western front indicates the Germans have been re- inforced heavily and are showing a disposition the offensive. Field "Mafshal French announces the north of Loos of the Germans who made an attack after heavy "artillery preparations. Paris reports -that East o! Rheims the Germans made a fierce attack on a 'large scale, occupying several French trenches. MR. ALBERT GRIGG, M. P. P. For Algoma. a pioneer of the north country who lias besii appointed De- puty .Minister of Lands and Forests succession to the late Aubrey White, in the Ontario Legislature. BELIEVE GEKS Jersey Qity, N.J., Oct. big majority -'which1 New Jersey rolled up woman suffrage grew tbdaj with steady delated re turns Figures otill incomplete pre- saged' verdict .against "Votes for Women" of not less than maj- out approximately, votes, cast'at yesterday's special elec tion. SEEKING MINERS FOR OLD COUNTRY Messrs. Tom Richardson, M.-P., and Baird. who are in the west securing coal min- ers open for emplojment in England, reach Feruie the Coat.t tomoriow There they will meet the unemployed -fr miners in the Crow- trlct. They win leave Fernie for Frank on Saturday, where they will be at the Sanitarium .Hotel, Saturday evening. On S.unday they will go to Calgary, where they will be at the C.P. R. on Monday. Miners inter- eeted in securing employment" in the Old Country will be able to reach the two-delegates at these points Sell Big Tract of Land at Good Price at Warner Warner, Oct; firm of Cas- caden Hearten, 207 Railway Ex- change, Portland, Oregon, last week sold attract of land of over the Warner district, at a valuation of to Wm. Kline, ranchman, who will short- 'ly.'-moye- to Alberta to engage in mix- ed firming lha vendor took in an Oregon larm on the trans- action. Athens, Oct." and Rus- sian ministers have notified the Greek government, in a friendly way, of the Allies' determination to send heavy reinforcements to the Balkans. They discussed also with the Foreign Min- ister, the treaty, diplo- matically, but plainly intimating that the Allies could net-endorse the Greek view that the past did not require Greece to go to Serbia's aid against Bulgaria. Little State is Believed to be in Danger of Being Overwhelmed by the Bul- Move by Italy A BERLIN REPORT Berlin, via wireless to Sayv'lle, N. Y., Oct. The capture Bulgarians of. prisoners and 12 cannon in Serbia was announced today by the German war office. They also state the Bulgarian troops have captured Sultan Tepe. Convention Sending Congratulations To Dr. Brett .Oct. At the opening session of the Union o[ Alberta Mu- iC.palAcs 'vday, Hon Gar- iepjv minister of municipal affairs, moved -that' a resolution be forward- sd Provincial- Secretary Mc- Lean to Hon Dr Brett congratuiat- ingl.him.' on his accession to the Lieutenant-Governorship coupled with Brett s popu- London, Oct. _ 20.-r-The- illness of Premier Asquith has brought a lull m political-, activity, .and the crisis which many persons expected 'would develop in, the" Cabinet this" week is hardly likely to occur until the Premier is able to. appear .in the House of Com- MORE SUCCESS FOR RUSSIANS London, Oct. 2p.-rAlong the eastern front activity is confined to. two tips of. the battle line. The Germans are pressing their offensive the northern arena at Riga, whiie General Ivan, cff claims several "successes for his Rusaian army in Galicia. London, Oct. re- ports from the near East indicate that Serbia is in deadly danger of being ovsrwhelmed by the arms of her neighbor. No less than eight Bulgarian forces have crosa- "d into Serbian territory. Austro-German forces are. ad- vancing slowly, but steadily, their latest claim being that a junction has been effected to the west of Semndria. The line between Satoniki and Nish has been cut by tKe Bulgar- ians, sweeping over the border In superior numbers. Turk Forecs Concentrate London, from Athens indicate that Turkey and Bulgatta are undertaking ener- getic, measures to oppose the land and sea operations of the Entente Allies in the Balkans. The Athens correspondent of the Exchange Telegraph Co. reports-.that Turk- ish forces are being concentrated in the region of southern Bulgaria, on the Aegean Sea. Large Bulgarian the' correspondent are being moved to the Rumanian frontier. Italy Not Yet-Moving London, Oct. declar- ation of war against Bulgaria, in- creases the hope of her Allies thit she will join In the Balkan cam- paign, but what form her assist- ance will take not been indi- cated definitely. Russia, the first of the Allied Powers to present an ultimatum .to Bulgaria, now herself alone In not having Issued a form- al Jeclaration of war against her former protege. Claim Austrian Advance Berlin, Oct. troops have made a further advance on the Shabatz on the Save River, vest Belgrade. 'The have been thrown back south of Lucica and Boz- evac. Cranbrpok Man Freed ot Charge of Killing Soldier While Defending Home O- Pernic, Oct. to' guilty, was the PREMIER ASQUITH inous verdict of the jury which has t. ie IUDI in appreciation of Dr larity and To Ask Reprieve for Woman Under Death Sentence active steps win .taken-to secure deepest empire Large Investment Will Follow Completion of New Irrigation Systems East of Lethbridge Spokane tankers and capitalists arc and he has no hesitation in placing interesting themselves in the' new ir- MAJORITY FOR TEMPERANCE Of 1 and are prenaicd to make o--tensive investments in the district as soon as tlif neu irrigation system is complet- cd and the water oil the. land. C A Sawjcr, a prominent irrifa Spokane an in Montreal, Quo, Oct en days of voting in Lachino, under the Canada'Temperance Act, concluded yesterday The final figures For, ItiOS, against, 733, V i tiomit, representing these nn'cslors, has just rompleted ycstiKdlion of the scliemc and 4 4> the district which it is to serve, and is vcrv highly what he has seen He has returned to Spo- kane with a favorallc report, and ex- tensive nest you arc con- fidently expected to follow Air Sawjer ,for twenty years 01 more been ut irrigation, exceptional reprieve for Mrs Hawkes, who is Olaltyato now at the Mounted Barracks, any to tne and here_ 5entence of death fo. the murder of-Mrs. Stoley of was foreshadowed in the English, Jtethodlsf tenan churches, -the clergymen spoke very; strongly; on the xtfse Reference to lead- ing up made :from the pulpits, and the action of the condemning the unfortunate "no- Prairie Fire Burns Crop NearPincher Oct. What was presumably a spark from an engine, set fire to the crop of E V Morgan at Pipcher Station todav, shortly af- ter dinners' Besides burning about 35 acre' of wheat m strok, the fire spread to the prairie; and the Pineher Oit) school w as m great danger. The high south west wind made it diffi- cult (or the fire-finhters to and ihr stamp of his approval on the it was onl) b> the most strenuous schpme at Taber, and in saying that] eRortsk on the part of tho ritizcns of the distnrt mil develop into one ofi Pmchcr Citv and Pmchcr CreeV, as- the most wealthy in the west, when the svstcm is m operation surveys for the new system ate now about complete, and work is to next spring on the ditch- es. The irrigation district of which T. A. Sundal, of laber is sec- ictan, havp Engineer Hay, of ttHvSouthern Alberta Land CoV, at Medicine Hat, ,tp act as thnr en- gineer in checking over the Sdmc of the survey stakes were dp- slroywl in the praitic-f'c and the checking up of this part of High sistcd by a tram crew that the fire was finally controlled The crop was situated just west of the is on the old Connelly place MABKETS October 100K; October oiU 40% Ociafetr flu 165 WKATHER the work again may cause a little de- Low .the vurveyi. Foncwt. Fulr and warm. 42 IS IMPROVING London, Oct.. con- aftion of Premier Aaquith, who was suddenly taken 111 iTuesday, was described by -Physicians at noon today as sat isfactory. The following buTeifn given out "The Prime Minister passed a' sat- isfactory night. His' condition 'Improved; He will be con- fined to his room all day." the jury which has been listening to the evidence murder case before the assizes court liere since yesterday i afternoon. The accused, Hugh McGill, 01 Cran- hrook, was put upon trial for his life charged with the murder, on Sep- tember 15th last at the McGill home in Cranbrook, of Samuel Watson, a. young man of about twenty-five years of age ft ho had been sustaining im proper relations with McG-iU's wife i6r more than a year. The case dreN the interest of a whole district, owing to-the circum- stances surrounding the tragical end- ing of the voung man's life, and the standing 01 HcGill as well js the re- spjct felt for the parents of oung, Watson 'ihe represented by that be.keptaway Sherwood Ilerchmei, undertook to and warned to that effect This was prove that JIcGill lias the aggressor done, but Watson did not heed the in the fight which took place on the warning, and made threats as to verandah of thr McChll home on would do to McGill if he on the fateful 15th 01 September j undertook to interfere with him The defense, conducted b5 Mr A McGill was an employee of the C I Fisher, showed that Watson had P R at the macnine shops and fit been unlawfully intimate with Mrs happened that he was changed from McGill, and that McGill, upon find-I (CoxTIMJED PAGE 3) ing out the state of affairs, reported to the chief of police, man came1 in" -for some1 criticism, sev- eral cases being- cited in which an ac cused person- had to go free on far less provocation than Mrs Hawkes Special- mention 'iwas also made of the fact (hat the husband was moraiij guilty of driving the condemned vvo man to thg length she went, was al lowed to go free The various preachers also intimat ed that if the execution took place it would the greatest blots in the history of tho province The churches named' in 'Afatleod are all uniting in tne raising of a petition for a commutation ot the death sen- tence, which will be presented to the Lieut. Stafford is now Major Staf- ford. Confirmation of his rank as ma- jor and'his appointment to the 'com- mand of the new 39th battery" was reccned todav This announcement has been expected for some dajs, "as Major Stafford has had charge of the recruiting of the new hattsry An- nouncement icgarding his other ers, which will include a captain and two lieutenants, is }et to be received fiuui utduqliaitcrs i Lieut Pilmpi is takirfg the reouils dailj through foot drill and marches, and the men are taking well to the work Their uniforms w 11 al- nvc within a short time, pnd prepar- PRAl IN _____ whole of the women of the province jations for going into for for signature, and during the course x of the services: yesterday-' the women present were urged to aign the peti ;lon when presented to. them The condemned, woman' is unknown to the residents of the town, her only visit here belVg during the times waa confined in the Police Barracks, but unuanai Interact being taken in permanentx training are now being made her case, and feeling in favof ot an immediate reprieve runs very high No time will be lost in pretentlug the petition and strong lions to the proper authorities will be made at the earliest poMibli daw. A total of '00 damage to ind buildings was done by the prairie lire which swept over the Ch'n 41s-_ trfct on Monday aftpmoon, accordiiic to B. X Buuock, who is in the cltr to- day, who .was one of the heavittt seps. Over 700 acres were swept by the fire, and some of the moat valuable crops in the section aiTfersd Mr. Bullock hlmielf lost a good deal tl wheat, In addition to a granary ml 2000 bushels of oats. S. Bullock at__ Taber, who had a big crop In thtt vicinity, also a loeer to a CM- ilderable extent. i "The origin of the fire, o( eoune, J not said Mr, fivllock, "hMt the farmerg are confident that It at from a apart from the engine the.-Bay freight, which bad Juat war- shortly before Toe wind waa blowtt :J, dliacttoo, and AT have tiairdc I trackra. wa< lUted yei WeraW, but, itwi ;