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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 26, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. JLETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, NUMBER [AN LOSSES TO DATE E RUSSIANS FO.LLOW ENEMY UP Are Now Only 50 Miles from i Vistula and the Pursuit 1 Continues WHAT HO Aeroplane Wat Thriller S A JOKE GERMANS FALL BACK ON VISTULA FORTS GERMAN LOSS Copenhagen, Oct. Leipzig- cr Volk Zeitung says the total German IOEECS so far cannot be [ess than 000. GERMAN ROUT CONTINUES Petrograd, Oct. Germans hav-s been driven back 50 miles from the Vistula, and their defence is offi- cially described as weak. It is ob- vious that they are strongly drawn by hopes of reacning their well fortified and well protected-positions along th-3 still in their rear. pursuit never slackens, and efforts will be made to brinri the Ger- mans to a stand before tr.-by reach Ihcir entrenchments. At Lozleck, where the Russian forc- es were received with joy by the in- habitants, .a brilliant bayonet attack cleared the Germans out.. The bay- onet also was used with effect in the flreat forests which lie across the Ger- man line of retreat. VOLUNTEERS' PROPERTY PROTECTED KAIiER TO LEAVE Germany's Gun Shell Volunteers from Lellibriilgc now in England with .tlic. conting- ent will at least be free from worrv over their taxes. council this morning passed a resolution which protects them. in.m anj loss v hi IB itli a-'e on actui, service m hehirli of their countn Ihr lolloping ib tho of the motion (hat thc cttV ass ssor le aiot to for inj propcitv be longing to volunteers, ur.on vvliich [taxes may be due. This is to be in force during the time the volunteers nrn absent iroiu the city on militaiT duly Other business transacted was of a .more or'less routine nature, thc com- missioners agreeing on every issue, i .The resolutions follc-wing Isll the slou 1hn bait Hospital Board was turned down m a icjuest foi more funds. The council made provision for n oi to the board J.L int. L of tiie veir The London Times correspondent descrihes an air duel which he -wit- nessed while continent recently. The lighter British airships havo.a slight- advantage over tlie heavier protected German airships, and in the duel- which lie witnessed, the.Hritish ylane-soon to the better position above his antagonist. A puff smoke followed and the German swerved, then .Tell from his machine. SECOND WILL NUMBER AN INCREASE OF Out Out is prob ceived from the war oflicc. Major; able that thc men ccmprismg i Cmer-il Sam Hughes is evpr-tej back the Roval taiiadun Regiment proLablj gamson dutv at Bermuda at- smtr, Ptneril Sam Hughes is evpe-tej 1 0 abfJt tlr1 end of the prebcnt w no? and prolabh will bring instruct ueek ions o: this has paid, and the board through the secretary, h Davis, that the council pay a this month, in No- .vcmber, aiid in Decunter. The council wauls the hoard to stay with- in 70 per ui t oi tucir the other departments arc doing with the secretary of the Cialt Hospital Board, e tm'ales The following are the resolutions That tlic letter from E. Y. Davis, Bra-elm of the ill Hospital Board relieve 1 Bntish legulacs fnc liundrc 11 [Oi the uont th-nis-Hes go foi RECRUITING RAPID The French regiment now wild it an earlv date to be relieved cruited in Quenec will also le mclud m turn In new troopb dom Canala I ed in the Ib 000 mhntn now being J enlisted uom the pro-ness of recruiting at present which is'jir- rapid, there will te no ficulty'at all in raising the rc'tiuiied :mher for the. second contingent. 'Re- It is t u thai the Bermud, draft which is fulU equipped in en respeu will le included in the seccnd Canadian cont naent now be tnlifet 1 throughout tljc Domir nn IPB rcugou e. omip Iheir iiace in the Bounuda garrison ports from Inglancl to the eiTect that will be takra In niv> ie nuts from I some ol the first Canadian rontinjent We Feel Relieved--Uncle Sam is Assured We're Safe From Attack ALTHOUGH' MONROE DOCTRINE VIOLATED! D. Oct. 2fi. Germany contends that Canada, by seiidiiia; troops against Gcinuiny has violated the spirit oi the'..Monroe dorlrinc, Germany has no jnte.itidn of attacking Can- ada, nur attempting to colonize that Dominion, accord ing to u .statement issued lure today by the German embassy. "Thc 'German, roii.l oi vitnv is that. in. joining in a lOurujioan war, 'Canaan bus put hcrscli but- side the pale'oi the Monroe doc- trine, Germany has not the intention of attack nig Cumula nor colonizing, Canada." The statement was in amplifi- cation of the 'view expressed yes- terday by' Count Von IJernstorfi, the' German ambassador, that by taking 'Part in the war, ttie Can- adians, hull justified an aggressive .campaign." against thtmsches. .To explain .further thc reason that caused the German govern- ment, forrnal noln dclivefrd to-llic 'state dcpai'tiiifiit on Sept. BernslorfE, vdlun. 'tiirily' pl'edgingTpennany not to fc.' 'colonial expansion in South 'no matter what UK oultorrc of thc w ir the cm b isbv Uni bt-itemenL The note was written at that time because C hurt hill liad saiil in mussage .to the American'' t that if Germain victoiiois to c present vvQr she would attid the Monroe do trin? 'A SCRAP OF PAPER' London, Oct. to the remarkable enthusiasm shown in Ca- nada' in Braising the second uontin gent, the Yorkshire Post says: 'Canadians are under no illusion as to what the triumph of Germany would mean: They realize keenly that the free life of Canada is at stake, and1 that- the Jlonroe doctrine, for which the "Kaiser has the found contempt, would be treated merely as 'a scrap of paper. bi Canada. SLCOND COMIMVI Id 000 U his nov. been defmteh deeded tint the romiiluneiit ot iccimts for will go to Egypt are not generally crcd'tcd here. It is certain that Sny such move would be received vyifeh resentment It is probable houevei under dile of Oct 22 be icceived thc draft will number Ifi 000 that the surplus over and above di usional and including bomcj fnt) supernumeiaiv ofhceis who lail j ed to receive commands in the lirst j orce iiav be drifted foi some such vvoiK JiluJ and 1 ttci lie otdeied i Ol fto the IlospitU Boird tint sincp other departments of the citj cndeivotetl tu kesp within the estimated mcoma from. taxes, they should reduce thair demands -to tlie same basis, as other the Gait Hospital Board be hotilie.-l that we cannot put street limits at UIL LiU of then pn. eitv 3f lighting is needed it 01 lights ouHi ie Ihi building ind connate! to t'icu Jig, That I ire C hict ITinh as it first coittm foimi the mfantn rdnCn of i new illusion nhovothe j occc utillerv (tc le decided upon as scon as idxice is ie THOUGH AUSTRIAN, HE WON Damage Veidiclfor Awaided Austrian Miner at Fernie __.........w........ pw Ffciuic BC Oct ctl lo arrange for thc mo ing of Uie j In the assize couit here Justice W V at tlie close oi the case of, ho pital luc box to a. suitable loca tion That [he Gait Hospital Board he requested to lilt with tlie tit} copas of all-deeds and plans of tlie hosr-i tal pioperU After1 a canvas among the adyer- 'ilszrs of the city, a lease of the side space in -the street cars was ordered signed with the Canadian Ad- Agencv POINCARE HONORED Unanimously Chosen Lord Rector of Glasgow University Glasgow" Oct Pom ipflro president of the Picnch Rcpub lie, has been unanimously elected Lord itector-pf -Gla'sgow University Ihe s Nest pass Coal up as a defence that the stiitc of .war now existing between Great Britain and Austria-Hungary, ing a citizen ot Aufatna excluded him from any claims under the law. Plaint- iff offset this b citing the Order in VON TRIPP BURIED German General Killed by Brj Warships' Big Guns London, Oct. dispatch to the lldllj Alml from I lush ing, "Netherlands, dated Satur- day says von Tripn and ncarjv all his staff, nho N ore kil ed in a chuich at Lqrfllnglte bv tho tire fiom the Biltlsh warships, la Oilcnd since Fudaj rendeied a decision n Council passed b the Domii ion favor of the phintiif tor joinment to aliens who The case Ins dtti icted conside able .main peacefuuv at thur usual avoca interest in mining circles one teature lions the pi election of the laws of the of interest being the contention set counto Session of the House Until After New Year Ottawa Ont Oct LlbeiaU have decided opROse'the re- turn of Hon.' T.' Chase and Hon Piefre Blondin It Is practically decided that Parliament will- not meet until January. HANNA BADLY SINGED Gasoline Explosion Sunday Does 000 Damage Hanna Oct 2b One quirtei of the business >vas donn on Sunday aftefnoon in a conflagration started bv tne oxpiO- sioii ot a gasoline rcetaur ant The tho lops 18 placed at I; and PROTEST AGAINST WET- CANTEEN; Ont., Oat. behalf of tile-Dominion W.O.T. U..- of which she Is president, Airs Goidon nired Premier Bordon, protesting ag- ainst the wet canteens among the Canadian troops at Salis bury Plain. OMOTE KARLSRUHE COMMANDER Man Responsible for Sinking Many Bntish Merchantmen Made Captain _ London, Oct Lueff, ccKe of tht commerce raiding cruiser Karlsruhe been to be a GENERAL VON MOLTKE HAS A BILIOUS FIT Berlin, Oct. the llagu? and Von Falken- haj n has acting as chief c the, German general staff during the-' illness of Gen. Von Moltke, .who has been suffering from a bilious compl nnl Gen Von Molt- condition is said not to te seuous and ilieadj lie hi -coiisideraWe improvement. FORCE But Reports Indicate Little Pro- gress Since Position Perilous LOSSES IN TINY AREA ENORMOUS FRENCH OFFICIAL Paris. Oct. French 'official communication given out this after- noon says that yesterday the French line betwsen Nieupori and Dixmimde was maintained. The text of the com- munication was as follows: "During the day of yesterday, our front along the general line between Nieuport and Dixmundc was maintain- ed. The German forces which cross- ed the Yser between thoee' two towns have not been able to progress." A full sized-reproduction of.the German siege yun shell which is being sold in Berlin. H'is a broad sheet, representing the exact size of the sun shell and is headed "German War Surprise lttl-1." On the picture arc photos of damage done to torts and the names Liege, Namur, Longvvy ami Mauueusc with the motto "God for King and Fatherland" inscribed on it. HAIL INSURANCE BOARD PAID FARMERS FOR CLAIMS THIS YEAR- each; seven one o liad no hai1 at four, two storms cath Ol lh, nlonthi> juno llall SL Bn August twelve had 32 hail storms altecl- m? thc farmer- of thc prouncc, dm int 1911 JiaOOOO in claims paid and still remains to the! storms, July eleven, credi t of the hail insurance depart- and September ment according to the report just to I P to the 1'nA of inu haul from the hill insurance board thc claims 10 damage to crops bi The report I hail numbeieil one thousand tlirce Hie 1ml insurance district of the I hlm'lr inl1 Piounre of Vlhpiti has piaclicalh' Our eiiairman R II Malcolm passed through its first scisons ex I ch of the of inspection peuence under tie Kuial Municipal I I Itien men emplojed for a greater ill let Sections MS to 337a The m len th of time ilid BorL m district is comnoed of Inc "oicl ullllu llls supciusion rural municipalities, somewhat wide- ly scattered over 'the province. At' the beginning of the )ear the Hoard levied rate of 51 cents per acre on assessable land. This rate was fixed data obtainable his length oi time men bv the law ft- puttmg m the claim and afterward for unking in appeal uom UK, ic- port oi thc inspection made i thc work sonic hat diffiuilt the re suits nine shown a commendable on the pait the Boaid The out come will from 10! justifies rate The first oit gi bad came a storm tot June IfathJ and tlie libt, _. report ujoih the btornj oi Septtmbci I the buulen The sum total il 10th bold of them the sime rural and a desire to do jusb Iv by the claimant may have been damaged, 'anil hv ;tbe rate- crop vva15 dTiiiget md vet who vva assessed to help bold of them ifom the nfuriicipihtv IJeivvten Hon. Crothers May Yet Tackle the Gas Question hu spite, oi Uie rather unsatisfac- tory replj reeeneil the local Vo-iril .61 trade from Hon. T. W: Crothers, mimstei of laiior in regard to the r request that the department gat the lULrciie m gas rates, it u possible that action lie ob Umed foi Aid Hunt ol Oilman has rcturnui from with the in formiUoi) that ht is. convinced tin. governmwit will investigate and do ever) tiling-in its power to amelior- ate thc. situation. HON, COLIN CAMPBELL DEAD Manitoba Gov- icrhmeWt Has Bean III' For Time Winnipeg FVan Oct Colin Campbell died Saturday night He had been ill for a cou pie of yeafo and was forced to re tire.-'frohi'.? the Manitoba govern- ithat account ago He had only recently re turned from a long vr.age -brnad He began to decline and his death had bec.rt expected for a couple of days Mr Camobolf wai for years associated with public life in this province, havinn been attorney general and minister of public works in the Roblln government He was a native of Burlington, had lived a great 1 He was a lawyer by and Presbyterian In hid amassed tonsld- i. datjs thirtj Jotheij storms occur red it afferent vithin the district f The greatest Jnumher occur 1 the nifafiectors and bj the hoard upon a icu of the appeals is m rouiu! or ai average of M13 00 per The assets of the board from the Ling m Im.cnSraunicipahU was, sov cAaels Ihe ui Iwo out ui the tucnh live (-hinges must bo -iddol to tin each other for that, distinction. Two I a set asuk for mdemniH municipalities, had siv btorms each a Balance, ol Ine of them live, storms each llul w-) 00" four storms eacli o ie tluee storms I Continued on Pace Ihis more KOOTENAY'S CALL 200 MEN Recruiting Lists are Filled at Only to be Made Fernie p C Oct H Colonei clviv ofln-ur foi Tast and Kootenav received no tlco bv jttlre from Colonel Ogilve> of Victoria, recr ng R on Saturdaj that the quoti of voluntecis requned of h's district under the cau for tl e contingent for Use front will be 200 for each dis- tiict instruct o is will be ro tcivLd the enhstins Ftriues ifuota is 30 men iid tliere over ifl names on the waiting list so lint the enlisting heie is elsev here in thc two districts'-'will be amere matter of examination and enrolling fiom those who already cr Isted so fir as thev aic concerned ALL EYES ON YSER London, Oct. progress, if any, the German riniit has made'since crossing the Yc-2P between and Dixmunde, in Belgium, on _ day, above all other tions asked in England the situation of thc allied .armies. That -the Germans crossed this bar-' rier is admitted by all sides, but; whether they have been able to push'1 forward, or whether they have met such opposition-from, the British or Belgian armi-ss as to be held from saying beyond the western bank, is yet to be recorded in official state-; rnents. The fightinq in this canal-webbed section of Belgium covers a compara- tively tiny ar-2a of the whole "battle line in France and Belgium, but is unquestionably the deadliest. The fact is not only to the determined rush of the German forces, but ajso to the accurate tire of the British and French warships. ALLIES REPORT London Oct Advices from the front this morning telegraphs the Paris correspondent of tjie Rcijtei Telegraph Co indicate a general Allied advance in the reqion between Nieuport and Ypreo, as as to thc of Arras R OKI London, Oct. claimed bv' Berlin and acknowledged by .-Paris, the Germans undoubtedly have cross- ed the Yssr.-River fcctvveen Dixniimde and Nieuport, hut whether" or npfc this means a forward step- in the' 'on to Calais" movement may. deV ruiti on opeiaiions [aithei east- ward, Humors continue to reach London of Ilia impending evacuation oi tend and the reduction in strength ot1 the tern or barr r V e This does not necessarily imply pre- parations for a1 retreat, out it may mean that tlie Geiman5? are thiovvmg everv available man against the al lies' left in their effort to conquer the channel port. GERMANS LOSE AEROPLANES London OU 2h to the Pal s coiLUpondent of the I five German aeroplanes were destroy ed bv. the French'on Saturday, VCUVir OSIEAD SOON London. Oct. Times cor- respondent in northern >nnce tUe1- glaph na; Sundn; sns Ik cut liive been so for the Allies that I have thc liLst for stating that tht Gcrmm c icuation of Ostcnd ma) be is imminent. 1 HPTRl AT FORE- CASTED Hi" Oct :iere that the German efforts against us are degenerating into an at- empt to retain possession of Belgian communications. Ihe trench press nn auimouslv quote irom the Ternm mpers' statements regarding the u ,al importance ot the fightme; in the northuest, deducing from the allies strong resistance that Germanj s Ust strong btrokc is 'jkeh to fo'lou cd b; a hash retreat Insane Mother Drowns Babes, Tries Suicide ?vorlji linl oa mn co C iphcronc, hung in the oasl end of ol hej children .igcil lour and luo Saturday m a well in tin. rear o! hor nuSCs She' tried to induce her eld rr daugHtct, agcd-9 to jump n, hut tiia daughter escaped mothft mlo the Tlic well iy neighbors Comptroller of Duke's House Slain London, Oct 26 --Mjjur. r li Un rrs liulkcl-j C M IT C V 0 comp troller of Dip Duke oi s liousrliold, liib been kilkd in Iwttle Major Kners-BulneiC) visitftl Lcth budge in OUohcr 18U, tie MI itjal rarlj Hifli tic partv Alns I'elh one of the iei. m waiting to whoqj PRAISES RUSSIAN ARMIES British Government Comspondent at Russian Hcadauarters Sends Good Word t. London Oct British got eminent lias received an additional leport from Us LOIrespondent at tin Russian headc lalters Bernarii 'Pal ees fho icnort written Saturdav and telegraphed to London pavS tri bute to fie Russian nrmv s liandMi of the situation in. ciptmed territory. MARIIZ WOULD But Offer Is Turned Down anil Followers Arc S Captured ctown, Oct.' General Africaa re was married about arj ago, and wit moirni, Ihr loss of hTs'JoiloiPers are given their freedom ivo attention is paid Coo offer tnd all lebols tured arc being shot V> -t Oiv ,v< v ti ;