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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 22, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta .VOLUME VIII. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22, 1915. NUMBER 264 GREECE REFUSES OFFER OF ALL CONCESSIONS HAS REFUSED Oct. The Greek government has Inform- the quadruple'eniente powers that it does not see its way clear at present to accept the proposals, including the cession of Cyprus Island and other concessions of- fered in return for Greek rnilitary co-operation with Serbia. South African Premier'; Supporters Will Have a Big Majority in New House Capetown, Union or South Africa, Oct. 22, "via of Premier General Louis Batba, and Unionists who arc supporting premier, are assured of a safe major- in the house of assembly of the Union of South Africa. Nationalists who opposed the military operations against German South-west Africa Australian Cadets Here Tomorrow The thirty-fivo Australian cadets In command of Lieut. Simons, will be entertained by the clt- "h bridge tar days, commencing Great preparations have b.een -made "'for their vjsit by the local committee in charge, and the boys will be given a good time, and shown the city and dis- trict in proper style. The boys during their stay will be the guests of various citizens. The feature of their visit will be the grand patriotic concert in, the-Majestic on Saturday evening, when the cadets will exhibit their musical and dramatic abilities. The following is a complete programme of the visit of th- cadets Citizens should turn out In large numbers to .welcome the boys of the Commonwealth. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23 at the depot by the Mayor, Commissioners and Citizen's Committee, which includes Red Cross committee, Patriotic Fund committee, principals of schools and inspectors, School Board Board of Trade, and city clergy. Headed by the City Band, they will march to Gait Park via the main streets Official welcome- by Mayor Hardie in the park. Response by Lieut. Simons. 2.50 at theatre. 5 those who have kindly promised to be hosts to the boys while here, are requested to be the theatre to take charge of the boys. The homes where the cadets will be guests are as follows: Mrs. Chas McCleneghan, Mrs. C. McKillop, Mrs. Lafferty, Mrs. J. G. Robertson Mrs Reeve, Mrs. J. D. Hlglribotham, Mrs. DeVeber, Mrs. Murray, Mrs. Hardie, Mrs. Buchanan, Mrs. Duff, Mrs. Judge Jackson, Mrs. T. D. Shaw, Mrs. Evans, Mrs. Brymner, Mrs. Shepherd Mrs Stafford' Mrs' Morris, Mrs. Kenedy, Mrs. Pennefather. Patriotic concert at theatre; under the auspices of the Canadian Patriotic and Red Cross societies. SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24 meet at Gait Gardens for church parade at 11 to Knox church. autos attached to Lethbridge Home Guard will assemble at Chinook club to entertain the cadets to an excursion to the irrigation district and other points of interest. The cars will carry the fol- lowing citizens also: Judge Jackson, Mayor Hardie, Arthur Reid, Major Stafford, A. M. Grace, J. N Ritchie A. J .Blackburne, C. F. P. Conybeare, W. A. Buchanan, M.P., and J. D. Higinbotham. The above are re- quested to accept this as their official notice.- Autos for this drive will be provided by F. W. Downer, A. Hayr, Westbrook Bros., City of Lcthbridge, J..A. Smjith, D. A. Simpson, W. L. McKeniie, H. J. Goode, R. T. Brym- ner, G. R, Tinning, Fred Home and E. A. sharman. Sunday' evening free. 'MONDAY, OCTOBER 25 10.30 of the School. Board1 and others are requested to oather outlide the Chinook club and accompany the cadets from "there to the'city schools. in the basement of Knox church by the ladies of the Red Cross. After luncheon the cadets .will march to the depot, and take the 2 o'clock local for the East. Home, Oct. is understood that British diplomacy lias taken the lead both in Greece and Rumania to induce the two countries; to make a prompt decision lo support tile cause 01 the allies. It is assorted that ar- and are attempting to defeat the plan Kumenrs used now are quite different to despatch a contingent ol Union from those employed in the Balkans (orccs to Europe; thus far hale ob- -iluring the last two months, so that taineii only 21 scats, mostly in the wiUmi October, Greece must either state. Their victories were ex- mluce her army to a rcico footing peeled, as the sentiment in that stats r further push her mobilization, fill- is inrgclv in favor of General Hert- Department of Agriculture is Aiding the Farmers to Get More Threshing Outfits filling pledges'cpntaiiifd in her treaty of alliance with Serbia. !i' Gre.ce re zog. He'is regarded as the most in- Htrnttal boer C cneral although in fis s mamt inmo; her tl e uprising or last v car IIP placed hi I mice it the disposal General Botha Conte ta or 12 cats are still' without openly siding with the fleets of .the latter, it is declared! will combine to attach the Hellenic co ist If Crrecc- yield it is sud lie will allowed to occupy immediately Oipiu ind the leymri Island Ru mania on mu t tllow pa y. of the Rus lan mm through her tcrritarv td reiwh the Bulgarian fion tier." B1YHJB mm JDttawa, .OnL, Oct: ot Labor, Hon. T. .W. Crothers, predicts n scarcity of labor during the coming winter. He-states'that big employ- ers of labor, during the winter months; including lumber companies, are looking'for men, and are having a hard time securing them. An ap- peal has been made to bi ing east men went west for- the harvest. undecided. Ileturns. from rural .di: tricts, however, are in favor of t-Iie premier. At Witeii- hagc, Professor -Hes Fremantle, a of T-Iertzog, was defeated by 1 f4G to At JNar] a.'-Dutch centre, former Premier Mcr- rnn of Cape Colonj a uppoiter of General Botha, .was elected by "a ma jority oF two to one. At Losberg received 1, 551 votes against 788. Returns from the Free State indi- cate that, the Nationalists have won all but one of Word was received this rriorn; ing from the department of Agri- culture at Edmonton that five ex- tra threshing machines were be- ing shipped south, and it was ex- pected also that 100 men would be sent, to relieve the shortage both rigs and labor in the harvest fields In the aouth. The railway, companies are not, however, dis- posed to give cheap rates for.'the department o[ agriculture ol ent of lairs and institutes, is repre- j are in such a position should get ;n senting the department in this mat-j touch at once by wire with Chas. S. ter, and was in the city yesterday getting, into, touch with the situation in the southern -districts, The--department- is undertaking to secure threshing outfits and bring them'in tofthoso farmers who find that thev absolutely cannot get out- fits m their district and who are in danger of Raving tlnu: threshing held up all winter Where, if v, 4 ail possible for the MM Serbs, Hemmed in by Teutons and Bui- gars, Fighting Desperately-French and British Hastening North London, Oct. military position ]s critical. Hammered by su- perior land forces on two her armies are threatened with being crushed as no armv has been crashed during the war. Not. only are these facts admitted In England. France and Russia, hut they are reflected by official Serbian statements, Tho key to escape from this .ion is the speed with which'France and England can throw forces north 'rom Saloniki in time to relieve the iressure of the Austrians and Ger- mans in the north, and the Bulgarians n the east. The Bulgarians are now1 battling mder the onmmnnd. of King Ferdin- and. Notwithstanding presumably super- Hotchkiss, government buildings, Ed- EiVe Ule assistance ing to the aerbmils At r places Seigut rate on threshers brought into the districts lieve, and on their return shipment. Already the department has been enabled in this way to assist several farmers in the south who have -been held up; Mr.- Smith; finds- that in several dis- Atlanta Lawyer Tells of Pro-Ally Sentiment in U.S. "Ninety per cent, al the whole of the United States is pro-ally in sen- timent in this emphatically re- marked Hamilton Douglas, a promin- ent lawjer from Altanta, Georgia, to the Herald, this morning Mr "Douglas, Bho is a member of the law firm of Douglas Douglas ot Atlanta, is visiting Lethbridge for the firs! time is heie on personal business, and though he has a frequent visitor to the west, Has nev. er been in tills part of He is a gues'.at tho Lethbridge nut while Mr Douglas enthusiasti- cally discussed the nar, he fought shy Maunseli Cattle at Top of Market Now in Chicago Macleod, Oct. quality of the cattle bred by Maunseli Bros, of Alaclcod is rapidly making a world- wide reputatio'n. cattle bred by t 111 1313 and: 1814 the provincial government is under- thieshing done bv the rigs al- takmg to as i t the farmers in tho ready in the district within a reason- outh countr} who arehavmg great able length uf trrac the department 11BB uaa aKume difficult, in ecurmg threshing out- ,s not undertaking to assist. But acute and the .possibilitv of threshing oblam nice under reasonable where absolute necessiti occurs, -rigs j being held up -al winter in man? Smith superintend- will be bent in Those farmers who places is apparent. tricts adjacent to Lethbridge the shortage of threshing rigs has become r n J D FACED FIRING London, Oct. Amsterdam rrespondcnt of Da'h kct and word has .now been received seiuls a concerning the case ol thab-.a shipment of cattle .which left -Miss Edith Curell, which 'he says be Macleod last week, has secuud from an intimate friend of the market. 1 Flffil DIG miles south of the Danube. In fact, the ground gained averages ij depth 'of only ten miles. The Bulgarians, for their part, are displaying tremendous energy, indi- cative of carefully laid plans preced- ing the declaration of war. With, twenty miles of. the Nlah-Salonfkl railway in their hands, they hare a strategic advantage which It will difficult to overcome The movements of the Entente troops from Saloniki are stlh un- known to the public, but if any con- siderable force has been detailed the task of doing for Serbia wbai England attempted to do for Belgium) it must be heard from soon. Prom Sofia and Saloniki come Ms that the Bulgarians have lost Strumnitza. means that B.ulgar. ian soil is still free from Is reported, though, that the BuliSr- ians have taken the town. Helping If is reported that Turkish cavalry is co-operating with Bulgarians, and that' a great battle is raging at the Macedonian town of.Velez, where the won victory over the Turks in the Balkan war- of 1912 .LIEUT.-GOVEaNOR OF NOVA SCdTIA Haliux NS, Oct David .MacKeen will be sworn in us iieutenant-govemor. of Nova Scotia today, in succes sion to Hon. P. J. McGregor. The cattle were sold for MaunseH Bros: by tlay, Hobinson anil -Co., the well known commission agents! and, in their report of..the sale they say: "Wo sold for Maunsell Bros. of Mac- leod, 17 bead of steers of their own laising, averaging 1120 Its. at 58.90, topping the range cattle market for the week to date. We "also sold :a sec- ond shipment consisting of 206 head averaging 12-19 Ibs., at out a throw-out. These cattle were bought by Mr. .lames Brown, head buyer for Armour Go. They .were the British nurse. The dispatch lows "She had long been suspected fol Oct. 21, via London, Oct. Ballin, director-gen- eral of the HamburgTAmerican Steam- ship company, in his address to Ham- Petrogrsd; Oct. 22, via burg ship owners, contended that it- Further-Russian successes on the I was for the German fleet southern part of the front nounced todav bv the War Office. 'I to go ou't.-and seek the British fleet an-1 i. Increase of Bank Clearings Shows Brisker Busines Over increase in the ban clearings of this week, over those fo tue same week of last year, is notice in the figures giv en today The clea ings for this week are an for last year are This increase shows a very-health revival of business, particularly so i view of the fact that the clearings N-hich'are a pretty good gauge o HOISTIEHLV DEAI the GermansTblit a wayT used to 'S TGd SeTCral rather'consider it: a.elT-evident task i.. i i ntnnja Li.iuoL.ii vu positions and THOFP. than nian tA 'mit- it.e leave so long as there was a single wounded man left in Brusyjls saying, that duty compelled her to lemam where there was suffering It is he-1 ____- lieved that before her arrest she was eastera front the Russians seem spied upon. Little is known of the to be in the ascendency but both Pet- and more than 7500 men. taken. Riga in Danger Oct. most the trial, but it is reported that when and Berlin emphasize the in- the president of the court asked if I creasing danger of Riga s position. she wished to add anything to her de-T fence or sign a request to the Get man Emperor for a pardon, she mere- '-8 only twelve miles from Riga. The From the southwest the Germans Hearing the village of Olai, which of a. very nice quality, .in-excelleiitHy.Shrugged nor shoulders and walked Russians assert that tie German at- It jerically superior English fleet must rather 'consider it-.'a self-evident task to seek out: its enemy in an opera- tion invthe zone'to which a not very friendly'fate hail confined him. BRITISH CASUALTIES London, Oct. cas- ualties published since October 1, total 2285 officers and non-commissioned officers and men.-" 1; conditions toe. been stead ily increasing for the past few weeks 'PROBE COURT CONTRACT Winnipeg Oct Chief Tus mi estimation into the comlition and a great crciiit to Maun-j was as brave before Ger- scl! Bros. OJT PAGL o) Bow Island's First Annual Fall Exhibition Proves Big Success Bow Island Ocl 21 The first an mnl fall show of the Bow Island of Jlie- notorious Leo Frank case in I which was post- ivhlch the lynching of Frank arouseo from Octl 7tl' camc o" todav strong ieellng over tne entire con I'" Srancl Ia" weather The energetit. tlnent "Mr Douglas savs that while had sct fhcmsclves out to the fair sev D ali decent white people" abhor lynch-1make tl'c sho" a 'UKCSs Buchanan M P of I ethbridge and nMO Innlriul n> nr l.-ll I fnl, A .1 best seen m the small towns tlilb fall Ihe entries, totalled 134 of which onlj 24 were in the ladies' sec- non Ihe attendance wns not verv and was composed mostlv ot During the da} A the region.of Olai were re- pulsed, :biit the Germans are bom- barding the Riga-Dvlnsk railway be- >ond intprfeiing with forward- Ing of Russian reinforcements. .According to a dispatch from Christ- iania, .the Russian port of Archangel already has been closed by ice. If this, be true, Russia win be deprived of this-means of bringing in supplies, unless ice-breakers are able to work successfully1. A J McLean paid a brief to the exhibition I _ Hones Cattle T' classes assigned" to horses, is one looked over tie spacious hall in which the exhibits had been dis plaicd their efforts w re seen to hive borne iruit In addition to the niffucnl exhibit1; the hall had been vveie sorrj to obs-rvc oilv prcttilj decorated with sheafs of entry, that oi fc II Begum of a 2- rnin and nigs and wu well emblem v ear-Id colt which look first prem atic of Trafalgar Day In laying out mm in Its section Cattle were also the vinous inhibits and ilso in the onl) represented bj one entry D or tip judging the di Never capturing first pri e in the hee! Jng, case had been misrepre- Bented through the newspapers, and lie declined to discuss it.. The peo- ple, he said, n ere heartily sick of It. "Yoii might saj our whole country Is sympathetic the Allies in this wai Kven people of German descent In the favorable to tho Al- lies But we couid do more good to 1U" rcctor's section in addition to 'these" i than by getting into It And we arc to ,Carn, but we have no doubt that showed two sheep, two Sir Sam's Brother Will be General Ottawa, pnt., Oct. is fo bo another General Hughes' It is un- derstood that Col John Hughes, now camp .con'iiiiandant at Valcartier, is to he gazettid shortly as Brigadfer- Gencnl (Ml I inches is a brother ol tho Minister of Militia tice Mathei s construction of the 'iaw .courts build ing here will begin on Mondaj next it is announced. Chief Justice Math ers was recentlv appointed by th< government a commissioner to repbri on the contracts for the 1 a w: courts building and on tho work' done; R. H. Dobson is Appointed "Principal Local High School W The offer of .the principaiship of th local high school at'a galaxy of 000 a will be made to R. II. principal, and who has been actini signation ol J. principal since the re- A re- '..war at any rate. ____ MAHKETS goats Octebtr wheat public of the United States H solldlj behind Pretident Wilson, "says Air. Douglai, whd finis tho President is ngarded OM a etatesman'of a type that tint not sat ill' the clialr lar manjn ytun died lor next vcir In spite of Hit. en for these animaJOc large harvest with which the from getting ah) prize nioncj' but Islind district to have been j expressed the hope that 'nest year thf blessed, and also the I directors would put on a class in late thrcJnng which prevented many of these departments of live hrmers from cither exhibiting ot stock coming in, the show was one of the (CoNHNUED ON PAOK 3) High LAW .FerteaM: WEATHER Fiir ami coinmendatipn to appoint Mr. Dobson to the position was inchfdcd in a le- port of the .school' management com- mittee.'which was presents j and adopted at the regular meeting oi the raard held'last evening. There were several for the principal- ship, but thVbbara1 were unanimously of the opinion that they were making the best arrangement possible. Mr. Dobson'has been a. membtr of the high school :hete for some years, havhig'formerly'bcen in Strath- cona. ;i D.'tHotchkiis, M.A., ot 39th .overseas batten Sharman' be granted one hundred dollars That Miss additional jear m view of her takins; pver Grade VII work that Miss Baliour be engdied as teacher in Westminster school un- til the enil of the vear, and that the matter of cadet drill be left.ivith the principals and Ibc secretary -treasurer to arrange. Coal Contract The coal contract for the schools was awarded to "Messrs" Dupcn and Ashcroft, at a.ton, each to supply half of ths total-requirements of the- j schools. In order that tlie s-ppl Bow Island, Oct. Powell, a chauffeur working for the parties interested m the Beater and United Oil wells, nearly met his death tne other night about midnight Some- thing going wrong with his car, ha stopped at a farm home near the :Kipp coulee .and borrowed a laiiterh to investigate He found the gasoline was escaping While making an effort to stop the leak tho gasoline kepi dropping upon his clothing and m some unexplained manner the lantern, ignited his clothing and in an 3ni- stant the chauffeur and the car .we'ra m flames The man had enough abs- ence of mind to roll m the dirt, Jure as that did not quench the flames he jumped headlong into a barrel full of Water ana succeeded in that in. saving his life As it was, he Was ;htf'illv burned about the and neck and it is Iikelv he will a .couple ol fingers. He was trefteil- ly Or Duncan and then brought into Bow Island and taken from here the Medicine Hat hospital, wheriiUie is now confined The voung man, fcho comes from Calgary, showed Won- derful courage throughout his long kip overland to Bow Island, while K must have been suffering eicrucjit- ng pain. i MLY AT LAST .London, Oct. .Italian ance in Tyrol and Trentlmris being arried out in conformity with {he lan 'to relieve the pressure oh Serbia. 'ew successes are reported, and tated that a general forward t is about to begin. might not be .mixed school, -the Central and .t an} one Pleetwood schools were allotted to Mr, Ash croit, anil the north ildc .ind Manuil Training schools to Mr Dupen, uiria, .will he oltercd the position of'which is as near an equal division as mathematical teacher at tlic high can be made mathematical teacher at high school jat a salary 'of a year. He comes' very well recommended. Other recommendations of the school management committee adopt- ed last evening were that F. S. Fil- Thc hoard lias undertaken to hold positions open till aftci the War for teachers who mav eplist They can- .however, guarantee any special financial consideration for those who :n5r, phj-sicc! instructor, be given may- leave of abstnee till the end of the villo, war. Mr.. Filmer is an officer in tht information on pomt. do so. "Mr Phillips of Hardie- asked the board last night tot rury Disagrees on on Serious Charge l-ernie, B c Oct 21 -The jury it the case against A A Jo" tharged with criminal assault Ethel Nicholas, at Granbrook oa Au- gust 2nd, after being out six I returned to court and reported they f could not agree upon His Lordship Chief Jiutioe therefore discharged the jmy i_, the case to the next lifting A court for a KV UM. ;