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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 27, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHHRIDGE, ALBERTA. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 19M NUMBER'268 REPULSED "SEVEN GERMAN. JONSLAUSHTS New 'Provincial Act Explained --Seizures Can be Made Only by Sheriff JUDGE HAS LAST SAY Copies ol the Act which have come fto iiand explain in more detail toe provisions made by the provincial government for safeguarding the in- terests of mortgagors during the ton- lire of the war.- The Act, in simple form, aays Before distress or proceed- ings in any lease, attornineut clause .Sn any real estate mortgage, or pgreeniont of: sale, chattel mortgage jor lien cote, may. lie taken it shall be necessary that arrangements bu made whereby the seizure shall be tnade by a sheriff or his duly accred- ited agent. And after such seiziue Ehall have been made, it shall be ne- cessary to procure an order from a judge before a sale shall bo effected. Under the old act, seizures could !be made by anyone ucUng as agent Sor the mortgagee, and the sale could .lie the instance of the moi't- It often happened that more fchan the value called for was seized, and sold at a ridiculously low price, so that the mortgagor was relieved of goods of much greater value t-han Hho amount called for, although, by sacrificing tlie goods, the inortgagor got no more than wioiigh to cover bis claim. Under the new procedure requiring fthnt a sheriil make the and requiring also an order from a judge before the .salo is made, I lie inort- gagor has two advantages. He knows [that tlie goods will not be sacrificed, jbut that an' gooil a price as possible will be obtained and lie knows, too, that hcfoie the jud 'c will an urder, he will halt a statcmraC'of (he merits of the case from the sher- Iu, and ir conditions warrant lie ma> jcfusc {he order lie llhe goods i claimed to the .on the understanding that they hi a slate of rills anig'at very likely douc in the case of a (armor whose horses were selz- pd. The horses, representing an in- come to. the farmer, may l.e his means of livelihood. Their seizure Stakes away. from him his means of livelihood for .the time being. There- fore, in -order to' help the farmer ithroush the troublous period, it juigllt easili hapfin that the judgi, would decide against granting an or- der for sale. chubp dealing nith the ibsuanc, of the judge's bnier 'reads as fol- Notwithstanding any rule of Ci.Jil or provision of bt itute OL Ordinance in force in the province no sale after seizure under process issued out of any court of record of the or after distress or seizure undet anl ol the authorities mention- ed in section 1 oi this shall he limit, LAC.uted and carutd into ei- fect except upon me orlei 01 a judge ol the Suptcme OL District Courts HspecliHh or ol a rijbtT in chain hrib palte OL on notice cikr consideialion or ill the faclb Hnd nicumslaiu.es and upon such [kinis and (cndillnns as t) costb and othciwise as ho shall detcn.lliiL, and rthcre snail hi no ipli.il from suih order, nol shall a.n goods Uutiels, cflecis m olliir le runo-vcd from the pennies whero UH is made I rforc sale witloul such an older, mil the original OL c 0} of blicil 1111 r orders shall 1 c filed with tic ci slimf! of- ficer haMnn o! the miller tlu' where in tin, opinion 01 Ire oflitei nia'ini' th it would lie unsafe i ot (o r- movc the goods, he m n 11.1' c ,uth r moial ab will piotrct tin, seuurc, and in the case ol pinsh.bl- roods 1re said olliccr shall have discici on ar) lo bdl tlie same wlthoit on c der, but if sold, the proceeds shall lake tho place of.the goods and Ic subject to such older MRS. CUNNINGHAM DEAD Former Well Known Lsihbndne Lady Passes Away in Calgary general renet will be felt in this city oil tie news of the death in Calgary at an early'hour this morning of Mr-i Cunningham, wife of Mr B A Cunningham, .a former prominent re- iilent of this cits Mis Cunningham had been ill for some time and. had on'.y recently." undergone' a very, se- vere operation. ft is only a short time since s.he left IblB city, where she had been a rcsi dent for a number of years. During her residence hero she won many friends. She was an active member of the congregation ot St. Patrick's parish and was a to the fore in (ood worlvB ilfis Cunuiiighaiu u native Of-Montreal, her maiden name being Street, Mr f C Stieot (oimei ly of this citv, i brolhei Be fides )ier husband she leaves a daugh her death Rival Hears it Day and Night HON. W. H. HEARST Premier ol' Ontario, Hon. Wm. How- aril Hearst, K.C., 'representative from Sault Ste. iMarle, juid now minister of Lands, Forests unii ilinea, 'is premier of Ontario, in succession to the late Sir James P. -.Whitney. Mr.. Hearst was said to tie favored by Hon. Frank Cocliraiie, minister of Railways and Canals in the Federa'i House, lias been taking u very active interest in Provincial affairs, aud 'at the name time the compromise choice am- ong other aspirants. While'the second youngest member of tlie Cabinet in Hie way of service, whh only sb: service in the legislature, Mr. Hearst regarded as the man having the greatest wielding influence upon tlie yarty. With the. Situation'in Belgium is Very Severe and Continuous [RUSSIANS7' ARE WINNING WANT WHAT "iWANT.( WHEN I WANT IT CARTOONIST MOYER'S.VERSION OF GERMAN "KULTUR" Nurses From TOnm M Canada Are I UK I I lll On Duty Now Ottawa, Oct. odd Canadian nurses ujio i en ttltll tilt first, contingent, will not liave ivai't until tlie Canadian army rsacli- 27. .Tlie" (ivcrniglit summarv is us.-follows All the eltorts .ol the allied tlie Germans are centred along! es the front before tliey get to work, the N'orth faea coast, nhore m been assi nci to th11 Ijin that section included beUecn Nieu-i hospitals -mil are uurs nort an.1 DiMiiunile, the hattle las hten raging mcessanth for be eral, mg alreadj, Ihere pist IhL latent nnicial ailiice it Salisbury Plain IOL 01 ac from Paris report a violent bombard-: to Canadian troops, anfl a'1 monl of Nicuport bv O.rraan Ulc nancs will le sent EUiib, hut up le tlu. prc ent, so lai q feso 1 obpnal for theLan i as ib UnoBii to tlie public neitlur forcc hl el, bc lu IlgHnd side lub garaeil am definite snubs' of the nil nuu the other see I lie continent, nr at Hit Bntlbh officials declare (Ac sit- t ffal 1S OIC1 uat'on is, ami thei10 fighting is anil continuous, ground fs boini; gamel In the Allies, and manv been talen i Geiman heaclquirtcrs admits the positions helcl bi allies re i Hwtcn Nieuiiojt and HLxmimdc is be-, ,nc oastinatch dcfw led bufclainsi that in the exctange of hoj-n irt'- leiv lire between the fl "t ar 1 the uennan [..unnersj threo Tvarbhir.s were hit On Rundaj- the ships cording to bernua reports, Mithlrcw out far off shore hospital, In Disastei Which Occurred in 'a Mine in of Workers Escape Has a Bad Early Rdyaltotf, III Oct. least least 40 rininers lost their lives when 300 i w ere ca ifiht IP trie "Mitchell mine near here by a gas explosion soon al- ter the dav shift, entered tbe works today: One hundred men escaped, rhirii or fort; hodies had hcen found rescutri it 11 o clo K ami 100 j M ere know n to he imprisoned in a loner level was burning. huj E is helu out for the 100 j known to have been working on the The flames it imimssihlfi for rescuers to reach them FRENCH STEAMER BLOWN UP BY MINE London, Oct. French steamer Admiral Gantcaume has blown up by mines in the waters off the French and Bel- gian coast. More than a score of persons were drowned, the others being rescued by a cross-Channel steam-sr. Killed and Wounded do Not Reduce Apparent Size of Enemy's Forces A DEADLY STRUGGLE Movement May Mean Estab- lishment of a.Government Reclamation Project MUCH INTEREST SHOWN If the meeting of the farmers of the Sundial, Turin and Iron Springs dis- tricts tomorrow is unanimous, and if the petitions already signed carry enough weight with the Dominion gov- ernment, It Is more than likely that the first reclamation project ever un- dertaken by the Canadian government will be started in those districts next spring, and the government of Can- ada will have followed the example of the United States government in en- deavoring lo bring as much semi-arid land as possible under water for the purpose of increasing its value as a producer or waa'.th. The meeting tomorrow afternoon at Iron Springs will deal with the vari- ous petitions which have been signed __by the fanners of the district, and de- cide. on tlie course, to follow in. ap- ijiroaching the form 91" Ont Oct. 27. Only I petition citizens of the United States for a e.eSorS period of at least ten years, will be tricts fll tue of .Alberta, ranging from township 1.0, ranga 19 to range 2li, In the south, and township Must Be U.S. Citizen For a Ten Year Period Allies Retain Positions in the Face of Fierce Onslaughts From the Enemy Paris, Oct. French official communication given out this after- noon Gays the spirited fighting con- tinues between the mouth of the Yser and Lens; that in this district the Allies have not drawn back, and that, they have continued to advance in the region between Ypres and Reuleri and elsewhere. The text follows: _ "The fighting continues to bs par- ticularly spirited between the mouth of the Yser and the region of In this part of the front the Allied forces have at no part drawn back, and they: have continued to make progress in the region beyond Ypres and Reulers. "In the general region between Solssons and Berry-au-Bac, an artll-, fery engagement, resulting to.our i ad- vantage, resulted in the destruction of several batteries of the enemy. "In the region to th.B east of Nancy between the forest of Bezange and the forest of Parroy we have assumed the offensive, .and' .driven, the .enemy across the frontier. the river San 'and to the south of Przemysl the Russian of- fensive is becoming more accentuat- ed." the border hereafter, as the-result bung employ ctf in CiiuiU and SI.L and it nrcNfat iiu boh ni Geynan and tis from t'ns sidt 01 the line. Mexico Wants Ten Carloads Marquis Wheat Halifax, N. S., Oct. in the heart of the husiness Thc official report doml's tion of the city 01 HaifingUm SaCl> ville and'Argyle uas nt miles in 1'olanil, e'ctrnding from Ha-, a and it ib b'l c cil heie that all are concluded under which chief com- mand ol the KtibSian Baltic and Black Rfa is placed Bntibh idmiral Britain is to Direct Fleet Russian Waters London, despatch re- etnei tonight b> tbe Wuc- lHj> company horn Hcrhn Sti> s the Vienna Kciclispost reports that several (liVs tip.o a neu Vnglo- FL'cnch'-Itnssian "'naval convention was M'ARITZ- WOUNDED FLEES >ROM 'COUNTRY Oct. re- ports that-, the. rebel Maritz and his forces have met defeat at the hands.of.the Union.of South Afri- ca troops. Maritz-was wounded and has fled to German territory. in.tor's premises, I J Johnson s bar her shop, ear altet and now the) figure tint will r use -.ome ot this banner gram them if want to compete at tho big show KINQ OF SERVIA ACCEPTS Offer of English Nurse, Sister of Lethbridge Lady, For Service During War Miss ff M Scott sistei ot Miss G M Scotl of the Henld btm who is at the head ot i pin ate nursing home in Leicester 1 ngland has offered der senicesfto the Senian got eminent This offer has been accepted bs the lOlidcnt of the purchase by the iune of Servia and the doctors ind _. ii.- 9i___ Tiioa Iia.VP as we believe it is the only.salvation cf the residents of our district, and.is of the most vital interest in the pur- suit of agriculture, fostering the mix- ed farming ideas, and the future of our country depends upon the action to be taken at once. 'To inset the cost or construction we will bond our land, and are willing to nay the capital cost of installing this system, with interest'at 4 per cent., extending the time- of repay ment of the cost of "coriiilriictioii over a period of 40 years, 'His first nay ment of such sum of -Indebtedness to lecome dus four years Rafter, the-com- tletion of the canal, .thus affording armers an opportunity to be" in a po- sition to make the pay men promptly getting their farms" in a proper condition for irrigating.growing crops n a profitable manner. further signify our wii'iingness .o accept tbe approximate figures of per acre, as the likely cost of the construction of the canal and laterals and we are prepared to pay this sum per acre. P. H. Peters of Calgary has had the matter of a survey of the district in hind this summer ir it is decided to 50 ahead with the project, which will jrrigate over acres, a further detail survey will.be made this winter, according to Mr. Peters, and work ill be started in the spring. The meeting at [ron Springs to- morrow will be attended by Mayor Hardie and Commissioner Reid, W.'H; President Marnoch Board ot Trade S S Dunham R T Brymner and others, and the advan- es ot irrigation will be tiilly ex plained. iiimg interest in the ber of tank cars convey; g on to the belligerents. URGE PUBLIC WELCOME Opinion in London That Recognition Should be Paid to Canadian Troous London, Oct. con- tinue to appear in the newspapers ing j lug the military authorities to an angel for a public welcome to the Canadian r 0 W LuimugtHii belfi-B lut-ii Uepai Lur-> loi controlling meinbe'rs of Aliss Scott s staff have mill if Cardston" I also volunteered to work in the boa lames L Lllison the president ot the new iqmpiny gave out this in- formation. The officers and directors of the new will retain the name of the Cardston Milling Co., are.' President, James E. Ellison MCC president I bvi MailT manager I and treasurer Geo W Srccn; sec- )c in H Green and directors, aso pitai to bc'establlahod'in Scrna 'PEG'-S SHARE RAISED One Ail Ready for Second Medical Examina- tion Man Oct Practical Iv every man Ins been foi the the front. Among the latest advocates, is Lord Derbv. who savs he would be very glad lo see the Canadian tiqSM receitp a heait> by Londoif1 citizens, Gieen 11 illuK, a iJ Jai Co 1 ifjO. The mill has a Capacity of 150 bar- nurabei 1000 all told Winnipeg portion of the second con Gf tolantcers They rcls dailv The new company -are plannmz many improvements and th- Will the immediately- lilted up lk all modern devices Some of these men passed the medical apflv the balance vifl co no tihdeft of the doctor .ntiir three-days ATTACK AFTER ATTACK DURING THE NIGHT London, Oct. battle for the road to Calais was still undecided to- day. The territory of the "iser the crossing of which cost the Gei nan army more men carantied 'with ie area of any.other engagement .in 'the continues to ae the scene of the deadliest; of con although it is said that the flow of German reinforcements seems to be witJiout end apparr ently, judging from in London lave made no worthy advance, since gaining this river. Tlie 'left' wing of the Allies hai been, a fact which may be due n part to offset the constant tide oC "resli German troops, and in part to make good tlie decided activity of the 3ritish fleet, which, man advices, has been forced to with-1 dra'w further from the coastline by. the effective fire of the tillery. The Daily Mail's correspondent near the Yser river, under date of Sunday, dilating on ihe ferocity of the German attempt to get across the riv- er, says In one night, Friday, between mid- night and dawn, seven different on- slaughts were repulsed. Swarms of Germans rushed un with newly-made bridges of wood. They were dropped across the canal, and notwithstanding the deadh fire irom the ntles and mi chine guns the Germans burst across: Theie ms no stopping them This sort of tlimsr has happened dav after da> but in the dit light that followed each night these marauders were hunted n and mo ed down Great batches v eie knled c "were tak en pusonprs but Lint mattered noth The next night was sure to. bung along more attacks of tlie same kind i The bloodiness and fierceness of. the fighting is evident from Uie number oE men on both sides suffering from bay onet wounds Tht geographical position of the fight does not allow much- alteration, but the Belgians are putting m an im- mense amount ofi'wprK'. The German reinforcements seem never to cease They come fiesh to the attack after da> and trains aud trams oE wounded been en away, but, the German'; force re- maine more numerous than They seem readv to put man here, rather thar give Their deter- mination and force must not under- estimated. Americans Can Join the Forces of Canadians London, Got 27 ral Sam Hughes, Canadian Jlmis'er of Mihm said to tint it Id he imposbihlo lo krep from joining the rinks of tihc (.anidlan ale piepaied to lur- nish d men he said, fullj ire going to Can- GERMANS SACRIFICE LOT OF MEN London, Oct 27 On a miniature e the status of the opposing arm les in upoer Belgium run paraHel to da; to the conditions Tvhich jjrevallei the Germans rushed toward! The German forward move 7 ment his been characterized by ai even greate prodigality of mea was shown in the march in. the dJ lection of Pans FIs invaders succeeded foi dayfl ll battering their wd> on and then aud denlj came to something ed them to pause Since Sunda" no German gain hal been iscorded and It is apparent ada in the hope of joining the Calia the Allies have either brought IIP dian forces, and bow tic'stiong roinforcements or entrwicr- prevented Itom dong bo, their desuc to loin Hughes adinns had a fine reception he.c and that. tho.conlmEent f it is ihemsehw so .Germans tin man foi Th i" ;