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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 21, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME'VII. E, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 1914 NUMBER 263 THE DEPARTURE OF CANADA'S EXPEDITIONARY FORCE Piittine; Out to Sea e io Kin North Lethbfidge Ratepayers Forward a Siron'g Protest to the Minister of Like "Cinched Criticism of Slow Progress on 'the of Streets; Scored Whenever file. X.ort'ii Lcthbndgc Vot- this meeting. are a Iqng-sufTering era1" Association calls a meeting, it's people and .theVknow it's time'foi-. Ihc'.'citv officials to com- tinic- wc did _ _ nicnc3, worrying. Last night's con- clave was no exception to the rule. The voters ori'the north side "did something.' a strong staff-of! the1 subway ol'tctrs for the ensuing I cms "Moore, secretaiv of Al Ln chosen Alec Jolm ston vice president, cx_A.Ulc-rman V secrctan, and 0 Matson itfBTsurer Messrs J Car- ter C fr OUftiler Hobt mi moo John Flvnn and Stott, were elected b> popular lo a geneial comrmtte" from the newly elected .president, in which he thank- ed the meeting for the .honor confer- red upon him a discussion of muni cipal affairs -was commenced, and he- fore many minutes had passed, the ;Nortli Lethhridgc Voters decided that It-he-amendment'to' the recall clause, in was-not in the interests of the people, and the following reso- lution as adopted unanimously "That this meeting of ratepayers of Lefclibridge. strongly condemn the actaon of the city council ieaard ing their application amend the recall.clause'in: the charter mandate; from the. people, and that we take the most expedient means possible to block the passing of the amendment in the Legislature WIRD IHL MINIS! CR ANNOYED ABOUT SUBWAY Mr. his remarks about-tile subway-from more than one quirtcr The people on the, north side have besri crossing under i for mam': moons; under conditions not altogether favorable. (Continued on Page 2) The -amendments to the charter RAISED BY When Mayor Courted Opinion on Proposed Amendments to the Charter RECALL CHANGE Commissioner Grace Refers to Criticism Concerning the Subway tome up in the Legislature thus after noon tor Uic third reading and at the cldsc of the- meeting the president end secretary il aitcd a strong lett-r- gram to tin. minister of municipall ties ami to the Premier, asking that this particular amendment he not granted The ires ere soon, burning Hie tin, en, on th" defeiibne as a lesult ol of the government were this morning the action of the Ivorth Lotnbridge This morning found the coimnission- aware of tne fact that at least the citizens on the north side are oppos- ed to the recall amendment PLOI'LI SllOlJlD HAVb BEUN CONSUL I LI) voters last night and of criticism which has aimed in their direc- tion during tl.e pafat lew weeks Ml) or liardit savi that hi- laimot see urn there is ahVays an umu r- I he discussion brought out some suspicipn regarding the luun good points I he recill could be put IePl'nS, he nas been into action previoislj by 250 some of the rate- pa) crs, and at one titne it was sug- gested that only, thi farmers mass meet- ing, which is to ct held at Iron Springs on the 28th of this month The farmers _ in the Sundial district arc not, aflectecl by the Old Man rivet diversion project, but was fan Increased, and soon v th whole German army resting ori ,th coast was in full retreat" BRITISH FLEET IS ACTIVE OFF BELGIUM London, Oct England to- day paid homage to Nolson on this, the anniversary of the battle of Tra- falgar, the forces of Germany and the Allies continued to fight back and forth along the battle line in France nnd Belgium to the south from trenches, woods and villages, and to the north of a web waterways, the presence of which seemi likely to the struggle there the name of the battle of the canals. tt was a strange coincidence that BriUin learns on Trafalgar Day for the first time officially that a British fleet was co-operating with the Al- lied army on the French What units of the fleet are harboring In tha Straits of Dover, at times throwing shells into the German columns op- erating on the French side of the wa- terway, of course, are not known, but the presence of gunboats has been mentioned, which upholds theories ad- vanced soon after the Germans took Ostend, that the British Navy had takv en charge of the extreme left of thf allied hne What progress, If any, has bten made by any side in the vicinity und south of Ostend, is not disclosed jn the latest Paris official communication which contents Itself with saying that ,1 the Belgians are resisting ilong the Yser. v, Violent German onslaughts at ether points of the battle line, it was claim. also, were checked, noteworthy that no progress any- where It Is naturally the allied contention that the outcome of the German ad- vance on the coast townsf now seem- ingly In -abeyance, was a repetition of the German sweep on Paris, that is It will end In a retreat. All reports, however, agree that the Germans are bringing up all their available rein- forcements, and that it will require (Continued on page 3) Yaiuoiner, Get 31 Hop- kmson of the Immigratioa-'Departr ment, was fatally shot at 10 o'clock this at court houce He was shot by a Hindu People who were standing in the vicinity say that Hopkinson was ac- costed hv 5Iew.i Singh -and SuWla femgh. Two icvolvets were used, but ncvond the fact that Jlewa Singh held one of the guns, It is not known who among the other or six Hindus did the shooting five snots in all were fired Hopkinson tried to Krapplu with Mews when the' first shot was fired, but the second brought hini to his Indes, Hoplmaan collapsed to the three more shots were poured into him The part', of Hindus broke ant ran for the iront doors, but police of- ficers had heard the noise of the anil running out caught all the -Hindus. 5 Hopkinwn's assassination was not altogether a surprise, for it has bwn known liiat his life has been thread encil time anil again He nas actht- in handling the Hindu at the time of tne it to cicvci IsSfa and could speak tip J'-i: t'V'Va. _. 1, lYi ;