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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 26, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIII. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1915 NUMBER 2157 IN 1 Three Men Who Planned to Blow Up Ships are to be Placed on Trial Implicated New York, Oct. Fay, a lieutenant. in the German army, Wal- ter L. Scholz and Paul Daeclio were arraigned in.a Y., po- lice court today on charges in con- nection with an alleged plot to blow up steamships sailing from New York City with munitions ior the allies, ffhe three men were discharged by tho court but were immediately arrested by. Federal agents on charges of con- spiracy sworn to by Chief Flynn of the secret service. "Fay, Scholz and Daeche were Brought to New York in custody oi the Federal officers. They were ar- raigned later before United States Commissioner Houghton, on the com- plaint sworn-to.'by Chief Flyiin. The complaint charges that the three, in conjunction with Dr: Herbert Kienzle held on hail yesterday, and Mai. Brietung, still at .liberty, con- 6pired-to Commit an offence-against She United State's. KPT. .SENDING The Department of Agriculture .is (displaying commendable interest in (the threshing operations in Southern 'Alberta. Realizing the urgent need of -threshing outfits the department has sent five machines -into the south country, and last night a hundred men, with positions already secured, were dispatched to the south to en- gage m threshing operations A hun- dred inch are to be sent to the Medi- cine Hat district for the same pur- pose positions, having already been secured for that number The. depart- ment is wide-awake m its efforts to assist the .southern farmer and that its arrangements for threshing out- fits and threshing help is appreciated is needless to say. Nominations Made at Fernie for New District 18 Officers Fernie, Oct.' Union made nominations on. Saturday lor District 18, U.M.W. of A. officers for the coming year. Harry Martin re- ceived the nomination for president; Thomas Biggs for vice-president; A. J. Carter was renominated for. secre- tary-treasurer, and Thomas Itees was rcnominated for International board member. BIG YIELDS Threshing has been, completed on the central farm of the Noble estate at Noble, and Mr. M. J. Noble made the statement to the. Herald today that the yields in some cases were higher eveli than anticipated. On the section of oats close to the Noble home, which was the object of much interest during the business men's ex- cursion in the summer, and which was at tile time estimated to gc 120 bushels, has in some spots yielded as high as 130 bushels to the acre. An- other piece of oats has yielded 125 bushels. Marquis wheat on the farm yielded in one field 44 bushels, and in another J2 to 43 bushels.' The Nobles have four threshing rigs at work on their estate, T -to the .session of the. as- f n, sizes court was taken up the and of the Canai divorce cases pending. Doing Big Work at the Up Ger- man Positions and a Machine Gun Squad Ottawa, Ont., Oct. official communication, covojing operations of the Canadian contingent at the front, from October 15 to 22, was made public today by the Militia depart- ment. "There lias been no material the report says, "in the sit- uation during the period from October 16 to October 22. For the first half of the. period fog prevailed, and the ene- my's artillery was unusually quiet. During the fatter half the weather cleared and the enemy's artillery dis- played considerable activity. Abuu 1500 shells were fired in our area. Our artillery replied with good effect ag ainst Uie enemy's lines. The enem; had been daily engaged in repairing the. damage to his parapets am trenches caused by o.ur bombardmem of October 12, and on several occa ions at the commencement of the noriod his working parties were dia persed by our fire." The report says .the Germans. dis played no enterprise in patrolling Ian. a'ctlvity ii this respect.' Such Canadian patra German i mortars Distribution of Prizes Hearty Approval "The best cverv I like the plan nf apportioning .the -prizes in the Her- ald's subscription contest. The first prizo oi is a' dandy, and the big j d'oMn" ncUve'cand'i'uates ceipt books; Tlie country district I should bo heard from this week. A couple of names came in this morii- i ing. Hut there is plenty of room. Two too many lo cover the field. In news- paper contests it seems to, be the per cent, for a number of the other prizes is most liberdC." Thus remarked a prominent bust- custom to wait until the first list of ness man .to the contest manager yes- names is published. That's not good terday evening. j policy. If YOU intend to enter get j That's true. Candidates are fully j your name in the flrst list. I protected. There is no chance to ,do You have nothing to lose by becom- ing work for little pay. The smallest ing a your reward is ccr-! return any candidate can earn is one tain. The amount? Well, that depends dollar for every ten dollars collected, [entirely upon yourself. __ Anyone witlr-enurgy can be sure of splendid wages at the rate of 10 per cent. of.the money collected. So it is .plain'to see where the 40 per cent. 30 per cent., 25 per cent. 20 percent, and 15 per cent, comes in. Candidates should aim after the "big ones. So far-there are very few nomina- tions on file. Many have made in- quiries arid a few have taken out re- page, The contest office is located at 321 Sixth street, next to the Herald building; phone 1688. ff not conveni- ent to call personally, a representa- tive from the contest department will be pleased to call at your home or office and explain the plan. .-Oj> it today. You'll find the nomin- ation blank, at the bottom of the ad- vertisement to be found on another elusive, the plaintiffs were both suc- Lordship wilt be here an- is 'taken. engineers. n lines arid this TOO FEW FARMERS CANADIAN STEAMER SUNK VERY FAVORABLY Carrying away with him s, very ar'ge impression of what the Leth- n-idge district is and is capable of >roducing, George Munro, superii endent of western branches toe the bank, and chairman of he. western section of the Canadian Jankers' has left the city ifter several Oars spent in the dis- rict. Mr. Munro, Tho Is making hit reg- ilar trip'' through the west, has been pending several days In aqd around he city, and on Saturday, in company (1th President Marnoch of the Board f Trade, he made a tour of the -Mun- rch and Nohleford districts, visiting he Noble and the Miebach farms. As a result of this trip, and as a re ult also of the study he made while ere of the irrigated schemes for this Istrlct, as shown on maps recently vepared by President Marnoch, Mr, hum Ii very much interested In the (strict, and aeemed to be most fav rably Impressed. He realizes what le completion of the Various irriga- on will meth for the.xarm- rs, and he appeared to be vlUIty in- Tested in these. During the trip on Saturday, Mr [unro saw In operation a new sheaf at the Melbacn farm, which is. ravine a tutctit, although before it common USB it will prob Mir ffcamiMffi. to make lighter Thus far not a-sufficient number ot applications have been received from fanners .residing'. along1, the -proposed new rural mail delivery to warrant the post office department in establishing thi; routes'.? time ago tenders were called for delivery on. these routes, and---the contracts have already been awarded for Wo of them, one south to Wilson Siding district and the other east to Coal- dale district It is necessary now fol the farmers to sign up applications for rural mail and far not enough have signed up to permit of the completion o! ar- rangements Only two farmers on the Coaldalc route have made application, ly four on the south route. Postman ter Haraly has received notification from the inspector's offices that un- less fifty por cent of the fanners along these routes, sign up for diCiv- ery, the routes cannot be establish- ed: i London, Oct. steamer Donnacona of the Canada Steam- ship iinet, has been sunk off Fal- miouth. She usvd to pty on the Great Lakei, between. Fort Wil? Ham and Montreal, but last year was chartered for ocean traffic. She is about 2000 tons. FORTUNE MADE BY MARK WORKMAN IN 'BETHLEHEM' STEEL Montreal, Que., Oct :Mark local clothing manufacturer, haft made a for- tune out of Bethlehem Steel: He bought 500 shares around a share, and today this stock is quoted at S600 Der share His profit so far is London, Oct. Bulgar. fan newcpapers are adopting a threatening attitude toward Greece to a dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph Co. from Zurich. The dispatch says the newspapers: are very much., irri- tated over Greece's acquiesenee in the landing of the Allied troops at Saloniki, and the gover- nment .organ, Kambana, declares that .If Greece cannot expel the Allies, perform the task herself. Medicine Hat, Alta., Oct. vate- William .Petrle" Bayue, formerly contractor, of this city, has been ed in "action. Judging by the casualty lists issued from Ottawa, it would appear that the 10th and :the 31st Battalions have1 ag- ain been in the thick of the fighting Leth- bridge He lived here for five years, engaged; m tbe contracting business He built the Western Supply and Equipment Go warehouse The firm known as Bayne and Davis He leaves a widow and large family at Medicine Hat He left here two years ago. Another Old Resident Lieut Paul Toft, who was reported in dispatches yesterday as killed, m was -another- .old-time Leth- bridge resident, having been with the mounted ,pohce He was orderly ith Supt Deane, when he was in charge of "K" diMsion here, the 31st was recruited'he was given a commis- sion. Cardston Train Will Run Through to Calgary; Many Other Changes Being Made Winnipeg, Oct the entire morning session of the DaMdson com- mission taken, up with the allegation madtrby Wtflett Hinman, V.S., that Lieut D.' V S now in France with the second con- tingent, locepted on horses" which he purchased for the government, practically nothing new was developed Hinman was on the stand himself for the greater part of As forecasted in the Herald last cine Hat "will have a stop-over hure the session and in his cross-exaimna- week, some very radical changes are of only 35 minutes jtiomsir Cnaiios Davidson frequently made in the train service in and out The Lethbndge-Foremost Tuesday took'a hand, while Hairy Whitla ap- of Lethbndge, by the new winter trams will Lethbndge at 8.15, peared with the commissioners' con- time card of the C.P It., which comet, in the morning, arriving at Foremost cotansel for Lieut-Col Smith Rome, Oct. ing the more encouraging news from Serbia, much apprehension is expressed over the course of events in Rumania. It is thought here that isolation will force her to abandon her neutral- ity, The Imminent ministerial crisis is not regarded a favorable sign for the Quadruple Entente. Fears are expressed that the Germanophile -ministry will dom- inate popular opinion. Italians are not; very hopeful--of the final outcome, and. urge the Allies to be ready-for. the worst. Also Send Big Force to Aid in Checking the Teutonic Invaders --Bulgarians Claim Successes A GIFTED SPEAKER ON: PATRIOTIC SUBJECT Lethbridge" "will have the privilege of hearing a disting- uished resident of India dis- course on "India's'Place in the Empire-'in the Present on Monday evening next, when Dr. Harcourt will speak on that subject in Knqx church, under the auspices-of exander; Gait Chapter, I.O.D.E. Dr. Harcourt Bpoke- ifirtte city hot long ago, and those who heard-him-declare that his ad- dress, was patriotic ef- fort in the city since the war commenced. OTTAWA TO VOTE ON -Oct. 26.r-Reduetioh Saloniki, Oct. 25, via Pdris, Oct. 26.- A brigade of British troops will leave Saloniki tomorrow (Tuesday) for Dor- Ian, -10 miles northwest of Saloniki. The object oE this move, so it said, is to prepare an advance Strurnnitza, in conjunction with the French movement by way of the Stura Valley when the A'lHeri offensive ag- ainst'Bulgaria is undertucn.- Russia Sends Troops Paris, Oct. has com- pleted preparations for the dispatch of strong forces of troops to help the erbians at points' where they are most needed, according to the Petit Parisien, Bulgars Hold Railway Saloniki, via Paris, Oct. TJskub in their possession, the Bul- garians now hold-with strong forces the Nish-Saloniki railroad, between Vranya and Usktib, a distance of ab- out 50 miles. They have thus cut di- rect conununications between Nish and Saloniki, leaving open only the uncertain means oi communication over the Monastir-PresUna lines. Defeat InvacTers London, Oct. the Austrp- G-firmari and Bulgarian campaigns in STorthern and Eastern Serbia arc be- ing carried out according to the plan, despite fierce Serbian resistance, and Bulgars who crossed the Timok, and hold down the town of Prahovo, are separated from the Germans who "crossed the Danube near Orsova by only a lew-miles in arc not ers. In troops goi the have gained further ground Berlin announces today. oing so well for the invad- latter region the French hich joined hands with the Serbs have, according to French ac- counts, inflicted a severe defeat on the Bulgarians at Krivolak, -10 miles north of the point where the Salon- railway crossed the Serbor Greek frontier. Berlin Claims Advance Berlin, Oct. Teutonic forces in Serbia, Progress was made east of Visegrad in Bosnio, where the Atistrians were engaged: An advance was scored in the Rac Valley, south of Palanka, and further to the east, Mara'ovatch, Lnpe an d Kuls Chevou were captured. Bulgars Repulsed' Paris, Oct. The Bulgarian of- fensive in the Strumnitza section wag repulsed, Paris officially declares Turks to Meet Russians London, Oct. E6. Turkish troops will meet any effort Russia may take to land an army on the- Black Sea coast of Bulgaria, it is reported from Athens, and they already are being concentrated. Germans "will have charge of the defence, another report states. The Athens repoit declares it is feared the Bulgarians" could not be counted uinon to resist the Russians. Teutonic troops are making more rapid progress In northwestern Serbia, accoidlng to the latest Austrian offi- cial stiit'ement. HOME GUARD ANSWERS FIRST CALL FOR HELP IN QUICK TIME J. Tracht, a farmer, southeast of town, into the Mounted Police -headquarters this morn- ing, and admitted he was respon- sible for setting a fire yesterday which supposed to have de- veloped into last night's prairie fire: He was placed tral for setting a prairie fire, re- manded till Thursday by Supt. Pcnncfather. It is suoposed he was trying to burn some weeds when the fire got away from him. The Lethbndge home guard answer- ed its first call for help from outside and the re- fire fighters were car- ried "out." Fortunately, however, their services not required, as the burned itself out along the irrigation ditches. The lire had been raging all attef- noon in the the farm of Torn Mandieville, 19. miles south-east of the city, and burned to within a few feet 01 his house. For six hours he and his men fought the fire and finally managed to drive it past his home towards ditches. The fire burned a few of his "sheaves, his bro- ther being a heavier loser with about 12 acres of crop burned The executive of the home guard, particularly F. W. Downer, transport officer, is recciving.many compliments of the license m will be there neie 15 automobiles on hand roted on by ratepayers1 on January, home guard headquarters to carry S, next. The city temperance alliance to the fire The guard had just las secured sufficiently signed peti- finished drill and-the men were all ions to call for a If the vote on hand, but mam more gatnered m 9 favorable to the petitions it will j a very few minutes The autos were 3ut oil 28 tavern and 10 shop quickly loaded and hurried off to- Nvards the fire m checking a bad prairie fire j which had got started east of Wilson Siding. A general alarm was sound- ed m the city, and the response was instantaneous. -Within 11 minutes [ews Will Demand Their Rights After War is Over Says Prominent Visitor Here present time. The tram from Fore most will leave there every Tuesday at 16.15, 30 minuies than usual. and arrive here 20.30. into erfect at midnight, next Sunday, October 31st: Long Stop-Overs The most radical change is in the Cardston train service, The Cardston trains, winch hate been made up in Lethbridge and Cardston hitherto, will now be through trains to Cal- ity via Maclcod. On the run from irdston to Calgary there will be a in Lelhbridge of five hours. On the run from Calgary to Cards- ton there will be a stop-over here of an hour and fifty minutes. The afternoon trains via Aldersy.lo, between Calgary and-Medicmc will in the new operate only between Medicine Hat and Aldersyde, connecting there with the new Cardst-, ___ ____ ton-Lethbndge-Calgiry train via Mao to he discontinued 61 and leoii. The afternoon tram from Medi- 62. Winnipeg and Moose Jaw, arc cut cine Hat will have a stop-over here I also trams IS and 14, Vauoo- of an hour and 35 minutes The tttei-1 and Moose Jaw. noon train from Aldeuvde'tti1 (CoxiuroiD ON FAQI 3) at 13 30. 30 minutes later than the ifitcrated his statemenfthat H Smith accepted from him >175 in tno payments of and 100, IS on each of ught for army purposes, There is no change m time on the Hinman's stables. Eieut.-Col. LethbridRe-Cotitts trains. i A- ,c- Ofty, of the staff of military The midnight Crow's Nest trains district No 10. a declares will go back to their old winter officer bv acceptinj a fee time, the easthound arriving in Letn- to the King's regu- brldge at 12 30 and departing at lations subject timmll to court mar- 13 40, and the westbound at 4 27 The former Macleod-Calgary train leaving Macleod every morning at aeveni and Calgary every night at 18.55 The Spokane flyer bctncen Calgary and Spokane is to he discontinued Transcontinental! No. 5 and 6 art tUt-' MARKETS October wheat..........., October October flax 41 119 WEATHER Lew Fine i The Jews of ..Canada.'win hold a very important conference in Montreal next moucb, Drcparatory to a Con gressjrf the Jews from the North Am- erican continent The Jews throughout the vorld are paring; to demand recognition of their rights when a settlement is be- ing made at the close of the war The Jewish people feel .that since they.are giving- of their treasures and lives for the defence of countries at war, they should be given full rank as citi- zens: Lethbrldge had a visit from Mr, N. B. Stein, a very prominent Jewish resident of Montreal, who- is conferr- ing with "the Jews''of the west in re- gard to the coming conference. He told the -Herald that when the war started there -were Jews in the Russian fercei, in the French, in-the Austrian, 40.M4 In the German, and manor thousand In the British. One ot (h Land, and there gradually re-create a legally as- sured and pub'ncly recognized horns j for the Hebrew people, which will be- come the great centre of Jewish life throughout th world. In this ambi- tion, they have the dent Wilson, ex-President Taft, and a great manv men of affairs'in the Ited States, as well as the sympathy of almost Uie entire pub'ita Great Britain, Mr. Stein points out, has al- ways been in favor of restoring Pal- estine to the Jews. 'The Jews believe London, Oct 26 report received here today says Prince Von former German ly submit to President Wilson and King Alfonso of Spam an outline of the conditions on which Gtimany might be disposed to discuss of peace. London, Oct re-capture Of positions along a front of approxi- mately 250 metren north of Lemesnll, in the Champagne sector, taken by the French on Sunday, Is claimed in to- day's German-official statement. In Too London, In the Dvnsk campaign, Field-Marshal ran that it, would be to the interest of i tiindenburg's forces are again naklni Great Britain and tho Allies to have prof for Prince Leopold a buffer state between Europe andUf Bavaria in Darenovlchi region aid Asia, always grateful and in sympathy for the troops of with the British Empire, which Would, near Kolkl and Ciarotoryek, m the the case If a Jewish nation was the southern end of the'Ilie created in Palestine through the in- ported if t fluence of Great Britain and her '_. C lies. Had Bulgaria been a Jewlah :KINO OIORttE JK" FBfNttX', nation, and owing, It, tan, ita ex. 'London, JB.-Hllnr; istence to and Great Britain, now. In Prance, whi the thought of turning tialtor to-Uw u' the Brttleh _ (CONTIHDID OH 1'AOE to of ;