Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 22, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta
VOLUME VII. LETHBK1DGE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 19J1 NUMBER 264 British Fleet Forces Germans to Withdraw From CITY AMENDMENTS WERE RATHER BADLY MUTILATED AT EDMONTON GENERAL.ALDERSON ALLOWS HAVE REAL OLD TIME CANTEEN TO KILLED CANADIAN CUSTOMS OFFICER Serious Shooting Affair on the Border Between the' U. S. and Canada _ NEAR VANCOUVER Bardits Weie Held Up by the Deaths is Result Vancouver, B. C., Oct. Clifford (Adams; aged 23, Canadian custom's officer, and one bandit, whose name JH unknown, were killed at iuur-thirty o'clock this morning near tpe Inter- naLional line at lilaine, Washington, in flght cu olfm and hve roiibcirs, who' last Saturday night slota twenty thousand dollars from First National Hank at Sedro lollu Was! mgton Tlse point -the fight occurred 'today is 20 miles southwest of n i u t.r .daws and tivo other customs nf- ifiniT.s named Burke and Smith, stop- ped tl.tc five. men, w-ho' were attcmnV ing to cross the boundary. Adams th "ft Ins flashlight on the robhers who lired .instantly.. and Adams fell i hiillct hiough his hrart 13'jrku had a; narrow escape, for a hul lot went through his hat. Smith was shot through the hands. Bu ind Smith rucd IP leply inrl on- Ihc others fled an tTic Pie dead roMrr is sfu J tjatnan or Uusstin He lia1? in current) m Ins pockets bl dhounds Kept at the cst- "BU jsteis upmtenliary Ime ito BfainG fa in foe CANADIANS EAGERTOVO TO FRONT Berlin, Oct. 21 (via The Hague cind London, Oct. German casualty list issued today, con- tains the names of about killed, wounded and missing Fernie Jury Was Out Over Three Hours Before Ren- dering a Verdict IS SECOND ACQUITTAL Legislature Would-nt Recall'Clause Great Cheering Greeted the Announcement of Removal of Dry Canteen CAMP IS COMPLETE- Arrival of Artillery Brings Ali the Canadians to Salis- bury Plain Edmonton, Alta., Oct. the clause in "the Lethbriuye charter was reached, .in the Legislature this morning, making 15 of the names on required for recall, instead of. the, .vote polled, Premier Slfton read a'.telegraphic protest from the North Lettfbridg-s Ratepayers' as- sociation sig Williamson. DK Stewart explained that under London, Oct. fact that the. Canadian e foicc ib now uniicr English command and will be" accorded all the traditional rights and liberties of the Old Country Tommy, was made clear bv General Ahlerson's promise to the troops yes- terday art moon to the drj canteen regulation which was ia op- eration at Valcartier, Addressing the troops after revie at Buliord Jn ind boutl down camps. General Aid QPHflfl! TAYPQ obnuuL iriAto EHison Milling Co Also Must Pay Go to Courts, Says Legislature CREATE TRUST FUND Ferine Oct case of the Crown against Moliam-! erson stated that ined Khan ior' the murder of been overcome with the result Sintfi, on the.lOth of. March, last, atj that .'within a few ilavs the' usual Bull River lub be-n in pro Br tish canteens would he opened in gress since jesterdav afternoon the the various camps The prolonged jur} rtxelved its 'un, cheers wlicl greeted the announce- >ch All Monies Paid for School Purposes Must If m.m-i.i'i.iMii' u 11 Cicala ivi gi.cct.eu i lie announce-. n t rr Loukh.p and was. sent lo the I merit indicated it one tendim, to' oaton 11 mrj loom today at 11 0 and re make the new conunanucr popular n turned indict of not guiltv with the-Canadians. R aild Co .interpret ,f Mule the euorts of flu- Canidim "l .qDur.t This case attracted a tfrcat deal ot' Minister pf "Militia to Uouffi the The citv- charter bill attention ing to the atrocifj the clause 15 per cent, of 4000 namei would be required, Instead of 15 psr of 1500. Premier can ttuite un- derstand the commtssi oners' view- point." (Laughter.) The clause was killed. The bill, as amended, was passed, Dr. Stewart pressnted a pstition from the McLean Rural municipality asking for dissolution. The House prorogued at 3 o'clock. AT HEAD OF Iran Local Branch Brought Into Ex- istence at a Meeting in St. Augustin's Hail DR. BRETT ATTENDS Reviews History of the Order and Explains the Nature of its Work The first Lethbrldge Red Cross so- ciety came into existence last night with a start at St Ai gustin s "iisU aiidcr auspices that insure its Ottawa. OnU Oct. enlist- Jnent, ot Canadian coutin- for atrvlce is marker! by trong comwlamts from the "var'ous divisional areas and military districts. Tbcss comuldlnts art. 11, naU'rr grutiiymg Cor they ret-r If lived and put to the small ffhich tml and lound not giulty i- success Cached coran ittee at noon and vvab also not guilt) M i jury nt reaction wren the lro chlltl hab a nBhl to an educaticn, torlo paid j 1.L .tario, jesierdaj paid a lormal mit t h lts agrefrl gress in Canada I bad made the military ru-ea' ig' called on to supply From ill point CCI-IP ororests to tl effect tMa in n do ifol thi number a lofej it d "l-n air odj of'ei'-u itated. .Mohammed Khan, is the only Mo- In ni let'an a n (o 1 1 vmg m this iiiart of the all the other Hindus being of. other! religious be- lief, and there seems to :be .a kind of to the camp to welcome .the regi- ments from his province. He was ...en- tcrtained at luuchcon by Col. Currje, Colonel Hill and ilajor MacKenzie. Vmopg mm -ml officers the On tario lepiefcentitus met mam old ir lends Lt Col Pellpfinr agent general of Quebec. Ohed Smith, commissioner: of meivt mterpr i Dr Stcnai saying eur> wanttKi it tc struck out and _____M _... introduced Dr.' Brett of Barff an efficient Red Cross worker vSrett gave a short history of the etv since it TVBS lirst foiined in and told of its pro The present war formation of new pleaded for the clause I oranwies anii uie: revival citizen oE Letnbridge ajg scopc of tlie institution pass Ihe clause__ was( whfch he Mas not baged on pat rlotism or loyalty, but on a love for the Ellison Milling Co clause mit the same fate Mr.-Boyle also added immigration, and other officials 'are Attempt To AssGfs'nate a N, Y. Official .feud or ill feeling against j ('ef-rnng i visit until the 'the man Khan comrlfte In Moll" nmotl Khan is i It is unofficialh s that on of i no pfos cl 22 i ate Mchax 1 i deputj coin "n slont paitiient oi docks and as 'ie was about fro enlcr his olrcn this rioining w is frust) ite 1 the quick action ot spectator ho ed Mr H iruson iss jlanl in I a I gl t lasting miniitrb took auav a pistol The assail ml sup pobea lo lie John O Conroi a dis charger! emplr-a. loct-cd up ,jrv dark oi and wears long moiist ilt keeps his ha r cut, j shore and Mears a tat instead oi a turban is a resolute loot ing inn inj it is jno1 d'fiicalt to utderKtdiid why n itlempl to ol nis ccm io be afraid though rather resolute looking the I bur man can not bt1 said to convey an bat! tJl proportion bundar ill leave will be tvxcallod for for cpiban piob tbh in to tune no the trooo ior the review ot Hit. Majesty and Lord Kitchener. The-members oi the Canadian force i esterdaj nore eudencc of re ideots in ite nouses at bahs ofered the daily ot their for the troops idoa of crueltj or vengefulness ho came ovei tie ith tne it was Canadian force bcmf tLmporanlv not une that pn atn.uittal j m St Thomas Hospital oppo- woiid res. it i site the House of Commons and Tho case of Rex-vs. Dominik Ntidi ol e Indian from the Koounai nrar murder tor the killing of father-in-law dlp'tho nih near r- -trial this afterhujii 11 the it j o clock last put i g VCO to defended LOOKS BLACK'; FOR SHAKER Montreal Oct taking tof denes case of Israel Shaf ei (harmed uith high treaeon IP an Khan m boll, and Thp tustrianft alleged to hivt been' tlic cases nif'ea by Shafer identltfcd and ilreadv conspicuous ligures in the neigftUorhood of Westminster, The part 'of the Canadian his i artillery yesterday matie the jouniey fruiii mouth to Salisburj Plain and by tonight the Canadian camps .will ho complete, Ihe s.ime prousion has been added to humanity, appealing to: the tenderest of human svmnathies Some of the bill comprllin? the city to place jraonej subscribed in this countrj he all monies collected for schools m a possibly reach German or trust fund and idmimstered for that i soldiers in but purpose onlv This will present using their nj. toiidlitj would not inonej for general revenue purposes they were common sufferers and needed clothing and medical care the same as anj wounded soldier Opportunity for All The society offers an. opportunitj for to do something toward the relief.'of suffering; and no matter how sinall the gift the gner can al ways be assured that it will bring comfort to someone in need 'Dr. Brett, illustrated .this tfaim by citing; the story of a washerwoman in Calgary, who. and foent One Cent Above 13 Being Paid for No. i Northern on Local Market the Dollcc captain who made tho ar reit told of his of the reset LAWYER DEAD Oct. James BiekneH. well-known Toronto la ie? died this morning from pneu n ila at Ms lesid nee 17 Clunv Deceased'was born In England In 1364. and "came to when ten years He waa educated at MamUton'collegiatR, and .practised law Ui that citv from to 1891 Skips in the Suez Canal London, Oct. 3-2. a. Through the official press bureau the .--------------------------I government sets forth its attitude to EXPLOSION DUE TO ACCIDENT the ships of an encim m the Mr P Burns of Vancouver is representing the crovi1 in all criminal cases this teem and nas bean work f fc'B j mg under mucff difficulty to it is nlleeed told blje Aus I the short time allowed him to Irt r to represent themselves as ftou j familiarJ7C himself with the sueral cases he has io handle PROMINENT Toronto, Out. CHURCHILL'S DARING .London, L. 9f the rector of Llandrjnnace Mont Coinferyshlre, an., o.ftlcei: 'who was at- tached to the headquarters of the aarlnes In Antwerp has written homo las ing that Rt Hon Winston Church 111 first lord of'the admiralty went artd over the cltj He after Kurds motored pits to tile office and leld them the potitlon of (be enemy. Alontrea! Que Oct in of the fata! explosion whiih occurred hero Tuesdav night in a tenement b ock occuoicd by Rns slans and supr-psfalv caused b a resulted lufihlghtin the belief that wis the result of an accident It Is thought the explosion was caus ed by djnamlte stored in the hase meui STATE TREASURER OF IDAHO Boise Idaho Oct IN TROUBLE treas l nrer V. Alien last nlfht charged with embezzlement In a "warrant sivorn to by Governor An aiidlt ot (he treasurers account developed enough during the day to warrant the charge that the treasurer vrai short In hll account Suez canal. Some vessels, it states, were 'detained hy the Egyptian, gov- ernment because of hcitile acts cpm- in the canal and some because it was believed that 'they contemplat- ed hostile'acts. In a third placed the ships which refused (o leave, though free passage was ;-'qfv fered, thus disclosing an intention to use t3ie ports oi the canal as a'r8 fuge a measure not contemplated 'by convention. As such action might block the use of the cahal by. other ships, it is cbri; tended tlie Egyptian government ie fully justiflcd m removing all the 'ciiwnj s ships wlucli have hccn long enough, at cariil ports to show clear ly that they have no intention ol de- Parting in the (iidmaiv way. .Local-wheat touched, the highest aro' tfiib D orning since when Jarats "i Patten the Chicago wheat king cornered the market that tire local bujer were paying raoip thun Winnipeg pr7cet -wihicli Wheat" was :so scarce here that local mills bought in for as high as 51 oO and-1 a "fraction. Today No. 1 North- ern ,is worbS and there is nothing to hinder a belief that it is going to aviatn further The millers will not say it is and it maj not Now is a .fairly good time to' sell, in the .'estimation of: most-dealers. The following prices are quoted todaj OIF GF lwi if L UL lOlftM OCA 0 LhlAN otA b CM JR. Must Do Work or Lose its Guarantees Shattered [he Headquarters of the General Staff of the Kaiser's Army Edmonton, Aita., Oct. Patterson of Macleod was inform- ed by the Premier in the Legis- lature today that i fthe C.N.R. does not do construction work on the Calgary-Maclcod branch this year, guarantees on lines not yet started would be cancelled. City Council Hands Over Five Hundred Dollars for This Work ARE WELL ORGANIZED Out of the estimates for local mbtfto at the the yeaEVbhli Jiad been spent at the beginning of the month SLlll the treasury 7he cit> council thi morning decided to hand over of, this to the Nursing Mission, for re- lief work until the etid .of the year. Tfoe remaining is to he turned over to Chief SJcelton for male re- lief, and for the supplying pi needy families with coal.'The. Nursing Mis- sion guaranteed to take c ire oi all the local relief in the .city until the end of the vear. The teachers in the public schools are giving :a month toward tin Nursing Mission fund, and it is apor? i ion rf the fund created bv .the ciyic employees ill reach this ization which has a very efficient means oi applj ing it where it is mostly heeded. OSTEMD IS FORSAKEN Persistent Reports That the En- emy Has Evacuated Fam- ous Belgian Resort a shotgun were taken. with age anil hard work had come in ath_of Imm Inspector W to the-'Red "Cross headquarters with four garments that she had but waa upable to f them 'on :accouht_'6t 'an extra day's "washing which she had secur ed Surely the Doctor said if this spare' the time and en- Qrqrv to give so generously eterjone cou'd do proportionately "well Miners Interested mentioned the importanca Of tho work among the foreigners ind told anxious he had found them tp hat could F en now the 'women at No G n Ine sew Jng on farments which the> mtant) lo contnoute toward some foim of relief and it Is quite possible th it a society 1 be orgini7ed IB that district Dr Brett Jo'und -the miners along the pass extremely anxious rto do their share and he praised them in high terms The result of Dr Brett s brief talk Mi No No No Nrr I N 01 A Nor 4 No-" 101 US, 8C 1 Red 2 Ucd 3 4 Red FATAL .KICK FROM A HORSE IMedieine Hat, Alta., Oct. 21.-rFred. fericK Wirsch the 12 year old son ot August' Wirscb. 1105 Sixth street, was jti a peculiar rnauri r afternoon, KThe yoiing. chati. had been ftmilsing hirnself in around the house afternoon and about 4 o clock-went but. The elders of the fam- ily noticing his absence after a went In searcit of him and discovered him lylhe at the hnl> of a horte In thn the aalmil havlnr kicked him la the chert. British Vessel Brought to B.C. as Prize of War ___________ _ Victoria B C Oct 23 Suspected a motion In Sup I 0 of having ro-1 aboard which might that a I'ed Cross be formei in be drstmeci for We cnemj's staps the British steamship Lcwther Range, London, Oct. 22, C.50 patch to the Daily Hail fron Dun kirk says the EnMch na'al bombard- ment hac destroyed tho town of which the Germane held in force. The houcc by the German headtluarterB' staff was blown bltoi; The naval marksmanship, according to the dispatch, was superb. A British signalman In a stationary balloon waa snot by the Germans. 5 FRENCH OFFICIAL Paris, Oct. 22, 2.45 clal announcement Issued this afser- loon by the French :War Office cays the positions occupied by the Allies in Belgium and northern r ranee have' been maintained, in spite or the. vio- lent attacks of vhe enemy. The-text', of the statement follovj: On our left wing, the German fore-. es strength, have eonr tipucd their violent pnrtjcu iarly in the vicinity of Uixmunije, Waianton A mentleies, Radlnghqrn and Labasse, but the positions occu hy ihe Allies ha e beeh mains ta "On the resttcf th-3 front the'.enemy., "-as dehve'-d ps" These have been'all repulsed, particu lariy at Fricourt to the -ast of Al bcrt. on the plateau to'.the wast of Cradnne; in tr.e region.of Souain; in; the Argonne, dislrtct; -at .Feur de. Pairis, of Variennes; region of Malancourt; in the Woevn- district; in the direction of Champ- ion and at a point southeast of St Mihiel, in the forest of Allly. We have made progress in the Ar gonnc district, and m the southern part of the in the forest of Montmarte. STILL REPORT OSTEND ABANDONED BY -GERMANS London, Oct.. fhs Germans had evacuattd OsUnd; and. were retreating toward Brunei and that their West Flanders army, from- tile victnitv of the coast south. Courtrai, was fcatng hamme ed into a zigzag line bv the combined efforts of the British Navy and the British, French and Belgium troops seemed to coincide at so many points that jn the abs-nce of claims of any advances from Berlin opinion her'- was that the fighting among the cnrals of norlh Belgium was showing results favorable to the Allies. At any rate tl e Germans at one point have been driven back as far as Thorout and some dispatches lay that their communications in the mid die of West Flanders been so Houkmson disoraanized that troops from Ghent Last night a squad o" citj detect marchin-i direct te ivcs raided the home ot Rahlm iead 'her than join their comrades to tho er rf Hindu coloin In an effort north, who are in danger of being cut to secure "Vidence connecting inmates ot the nlace the assassination of The evacuation of Ostend not Honknson and the Mllmg of Harnan I confirmed this morninn, but from Ber Singh who found on August 3l tin c.. ,1-a report that the British ships ulth hia throat cat No Incriminating wire sK.! ma tf-it town, while documents nerc found but a rifle and dispatcn said thrt the guns of the war vessels had destroyed the village of Seyrs, on the canal between Ostend and Bruges, where it Is said Cer mans have their headauarterc In all eleven British war vessels, including five monitors, are taking part In the fighting WILL TRY TO GET RID OF VENDETTA Vancouver, B.C., Oct. Drastic measures will be taken- by :the autliori- :ies in an endeavor to put a stop to the Hindu vendetta, which-already has. Ihes ni hin the past three- and culminated in cost months Lethbridge. Mr. Wilson .ivu-elected chairnion of the Letlibridge branch, Mrs. Reeve, vice-chjiirrrian, :and W. R. Seatle trcasurflr. The apppintrnent of a secictirv was left In the hands of thn ewuthe and the following com mittee was appointed xvith to add to their number1 UD to 20 Jackson, Mrs. KHIop Miss Tilley llrS L M John stone, Mrs. DeVeber and 'A. J. Black- ournc It is the aim oi the society cyery organization ir town be re presented on this committee, It pos slble as the Success "ot the irork largely depends on the co-operation of Many leproientativM of the various societies In the city attended the meeting, end exprensed the desire K ft- i Continued on Paje with a prize crejr m chirgc of tar from a British ctuiser, was last night brought to Esquimalt_ harbor Tho Lowther Range by a erui set in the Gulf o! Caluorma and as Captain Cundjy master ol the ves sel, could not a satistactorv ex- planation to thr boarding officers regarding the destmatibn of his fuel cargo there no altcrnatoe open to the tommander oi tha cruiser but to place a cren ahoara and dispatch het north to the British Co- lumbia base This is the prrzp that lias been brought to ESQI since the outbreak ot the nar is now sumging at a biioj in EsqiM- malt Inrboi and alljhose London Oct 2' ftilllam Hartley of C' complnv first als oi Montreal who ihed sudtlenij on tl e roadside on the w iv to camp on Mondav was buried with military honors The coroner s mry found that death was due to as) phiiialion Pri-'' Hartlej was orderly to Captoji P R Hanson The occeased l kept closely under guard cd naval force taw CODERRE Oft lion Jxiuii, r; of state nill ilprt, lntod to aa iuiportkBl Igeihip.