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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 27, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIII. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 1915. NUMBER 268 Suggest British Property ot the Kaiser be Held as Security tonilon, Oct. 27, When Premier 'Asquitli returns to the House of Com- mons Thursday lie will be asked by John Annan Ikyce, Liberal member for Inverness Burghs whether unoffic- ial change'of views have been carried on between Berlin and London with the possible object ot conclusion an early peaco, and whether enquir- ies of a similar nature have been made by official representatives of any neutral power. Mr Jbo will he asked whe- ther he still adheres to the declara- tion in liis Guildhall speech that Great Britain should not sheath her sword until "the freedom of Europe was secured." Another of the many questions to he addressed to the Pre- mier is whether in .view of the defi- ance of international law by the Gas- man Emperor in .ordering wholesale destruction of private property of civilians in this country by Zeppe- lins, the Government will take steps 'lo trace ana sequestrate private se- curities in England of the German Emperor and rulers of German States, and hold them as security for present and future damage caused by air raids. It is fully erpecfceci that the auth- m southern Alberta and quartered in Lethbridge will be made by the min- ister of militia shortly, though on conditions is oifv a matter of surmise-thus far. Messrs. Ball and McKenzie who- visited; Ottawa on be-. DYNAMITE IN DESTROYS GRAIN THRESHER Edmonton, Alta., Oct. 26. Frank Thill, farmer, living near Stoney Plain, '30 miles west of the city, had lite separator blown to pieces by a; stick ot dynamite today. Tlio explosive must have been in the last sheaf of grain that was put in- to .the separator, for the men had just stopped feeding into the machine, and had walked away from it to so to lunch when the explosion occurred.' The separator was completely wrecked. Calgary, Oct. city of Cal- gary has won the first round-in the big lawsuit against the Canadian Western Natural Gas, Heat, Light Power Co. By a judgment delivered in the Al- berta Supreme Court this morning by Mr, Justice-Ives, it is declared that the company's franchise does not ap- ply m those portions oi the city ol Galgary which :have been -annexed- in Jthe last tea years. la other words the franchise is restricted to the area ot the "city as it was in 1905 and the in the eyes oi the law a prever it has laid pipes the lim- was granted to the old Calgary Gas Co. The judgment further declares that there is nothing in the company's franchise as the court interprets it, half "of the citizens m the matter of teanc.se as e cour merot more sold.ers for Lethbridge, will not I prevents the city entering into vi-iHav and "what i cbmpotition with the company within wm not thesejinuts m winch the franch.se i. be known until their return, as no iurther .word has been heard .of "them since the published telegram ot last .Thursday Mayor Hardie has made the sugges- tion to the department and is very enthusiastic. that the battalion be a Kiltie regiment, and that'recruits from over t-he entire province He believes it would be a verv easy matter to raise suc a regiment, and belieies that Leth- bridge could easily provide accommo- dation for a whole battalion He has no mlcling as to what the minuter of militia really intends, but he has brought hit suggestion to the atten- tion of Sir Sam and believes it is mJ.y due Lethbridge that the battalion should be, quartered here un- itil it leaves the (rout TEAM RAN AWAY WITH LOAD OF PUPILS SHORT- 1 AGE: REPORTED; Warner, Oct. accident vhich might have had very serious held to apply case has attracted a-great deal of attention throughout the countiy and prominent counsd imported from the east for its presentation, Eugene Lafleur, K C of Montreal, appearing for the city and C A. Mas- ten, K P of Toronto, for the com- pany. It is regarded as certain that the ;ment will be appealed at once will eventually go to the privy council. RMR Caught Man in England Who is Wanted at Calgary Montreal, Que Oct 27 Hoy- al Jlounted Police have once more demonstrated the far reach- ing potter of their organisation Ser- geant arrived here last night on board the steamship Corsican, having m charge Lewis Brigam, an alleged cattle thief, whom lie had traced from Alberta to England. Bri- gam is wanted m Calgary. -PRINCE BORIS OF BULGARIA AT THE HEAD OF HIS TROOPS Crown Prince Boris is leading tile troops of his country in the ill-starred enterprise the King has committed them to do. Photo shows the Crown Prince at the head of-a column of crack Bulgarian infantry. BRITISH BLOCKADE IS BRINGING GERMANY TO STARVATION POINT Lugane, Switzerland, Oct. Negotiations between Russia and Rumania appear to be nearlng a successful conclusion, the Informazze. While awaiting the, consent of Rumania for the pat- sage of Russian troops, the newt- paper asserts that Russia has tenV porarily suspended ararngements. for disembarking troops on the Black Sea coast of -Bulgaria. Local Man is Wounded Private J..-. Payne, 10th. Battalion, s 'been wounded, according .to the. casualty lists issued last night. Payne a Lethbridge man, and. was one of the first to respond to the call lor recruits when the war broke put.- He left the city in August, 1914, -with tip first 'contingent' of soldiers, who left here for Valcartter, His parents re- side in North Lethbridge: His 'fath- er, J. Payne, is an emplolyee of the Only 79 Tenants on Voters' List Winter Campaign Will be Hard One on Enemy-- Food Riots Frequent Among Families of the Kaiser's is Scarce London icle s'ays Oct. .Daily Chron-M'ood supplies to the chancellor. They .editorially today "The paint a" terrible picture of semi-star- Latest Reports From the Balkans Very Army is in the Last Stages of Resistance London, Oct. desperate bia is not sufficient to meet her needs. prospect of .war through another win-j ration among the families of those Hard -one for all at the front, and of under-nutrition but evidence is accumulating that it throughout-the working community, will be a much harder onft for the "The Uerliner Tageblatt recently enemy-than-.for the allies. There can I described hungry thousands surround- be no doubt that Germany now is ing munition'food shops The police feeling the effects of the British j were called on to prevent them blockade noting and women were standing for HOI-E, It is Saul thiL they are running hours until they fainted from fatigue very short of clothing. Today the At Chemnitz they did not and the civilian actually cannot buy a blanket i butter and "egg shops were wrecked, or woollen nig in a Germanv town. I Meanwhile the papers publish recipes The has forbidden! for making soup out of fruit-skins them to he sold The shortage of For the oi meat and fat the that the municipalities analyze town sewage, is promoting the manufacture to get food put m it. The federal and "use of sabots, in ylace oi hoots.! council is. to institute national but- "The committee nl the Socialist. ter cards on the .lines of the bread .party and the general committee of cards and the potato supplj to be German trade umojp recently ad- nationalized and at fixed dressed a "n subject of prices plight of the Serbians, which has been described ..ever since the beginning of the Austro-Gennan and Bulgarian in- vasion as an "affair of national life or is no longer a rhetorical phrase, hut the literal truth; London's optimism regarding the outcome of the Balkan conflict, which had been colored by reports of the de- termined Serbian resistance, and the difficulties which the invaders are meeting, has now yielded to the con- viction that it-will take something in the nature a miracle to a dis- aster for Serbia Not Sufficient Aid rd {Uindsdowne's exposition of Macedonian Ciuniwgu in the c of Lords on Tuesday is regard- ed as an indication that the, assistance The appeal of the Serbian premier to England "to do everything you can to insure your troops reaching'us as soon as intimates the re- sistance of the Serbians is nearing its last stage. Teutons Advancing Austro-German and Bulgarian forc- es are now within 20 miles of each other. Southwest and southeast of Bel- grade, the invading armies are ad- vancing along a hundred-mile Jo to-40 miles south.of the Danube Analysis of the situation, in. regard to the Beigrade-Nish-Saloniki rail- road, shows that the Germans com- mand the first 50 miles from Bel: grade; the Serbians the nest 150; the Bulgarians the next 100, and the French the last 50 miles to the Greek front. No details have been received here concerning the reported re-capture iic t _______ __ ___________ the Allies have been able to offer Ser- the Serbians of Veles. WANTED IN CA.L.GARY ILMt ON BEHALF OF Hf Wasliington, Oct. upon the-representations of 'the Belgian minister to'-the United States, retary Lansing has "instructed Am- bassador- Gerrard at Berlin to use his good offices if the circumstances War- rant, m behalf or more persons sentenced to death by German court martial at Liege for espionage and treason. Confers With The Kaiser Berlin, via London, Oct. Ambassador Gerard declined to- day to discuss for publication Kis Tuesday with Emperor William. The conference, which took place at Potsdam, lasted for an hour. Only 79 tenants in the City liave Ap- plied thlb j ear to be placed on the citv list, as against a total of 264 who appeared on last 5 ear's" .st Thf rniiri- Af revision on the list will be held on Monday morning at the city hall The last revi- sion .of the fust must be made before November 15th. BANK CHANGES AT MILK: RIVER Milk River, 41ta Oot H Berlin, via; London, Oct.' JcMiUan, accountant in the Bank of man troopa under Field-Marshal von teavesTon "fllonday nave penetrated the Rus- to report to the 39th Battery His position over a front ol more place has been taken, bi W. H Pol. ock of the Calgarj branch B B fbhhson, 'late of the local. Bank of Commerce staff, has enlisted with C section of the 1st FAD., and is now _n_traimng at Sarcee Camp Hudson Bay Co. is Saved From Bacmreki Big Wind While a terrific west beat damaged considerably b> heat and against the back of tile building, Fire a carWad_of irajgr Chict Hardy and his men successfully --'arehouse at six 'turning Hudson's children being clock last MUM, and ticaily a total loss. Manager Smith would make no estimate of the losges- terday, and in spite of the high none of them (11 it great damage. Five thousand feet of hose were used, this being 4 record for one day. The grash Vt I. i. i it aiujtii UCIIIK eld by the city police awaiting arrival of Calgary officers, Kenny -was. picked up this afternpon-on the streets here .hy: Chief sVelfon. He is wantej on two charges of uttering New York, Oct. Jreituhg, the fiflh man named in the alleged consmracy to destroy ships laden with war munitions for'the entente allies, surrendered today to .the .au- thorities He appeared before United States Commissioner Houghton, ac- companied counsel, anti uas held in bail, for, 'further hearing- next week. GREEK CABINET MAY HAVE QUIT Rome, Oct the Zaimis Cabinet at has resigned was rumored here If true, it is taken as meaning'the Greek war party's triumph, and that Greece uill join the Allies Immediate-' ly The Greek legation liad no infor- mation, Could You Make Use of One Thousand Dollars? The above: is not intended to be classed among the foolish questions We are not writing about imaginary money iu past contests the Herald has distributed nevrlj in cash or in -number. The top-ilotcher prize in the present contest 19 While the exact amount of the; other prizes, is not stat: ed, 40 per cent, per cent, 25 per rent, 20 per cent, ,15 cent, and 10 per cent, of the collections made should bring splendid returns to the workers To collect 1100, and get fSO, -or pay well for the effort. But no candidate ever starts out for the amaller prizes. 'Aim for the big the only way to fin- ish in fint or second plaice When the Herafd often to give certain prtaes In a contest, It not idle talk, N6 one ,who has contemplated becom- ing a candidate iliould hesitate an other minute. There, are not many competitors enrolled to far. It always tlnu to get iMirted in thcfce at- tain i i The who think well of the proposition, and are almost ready to take up aethe work. To ai, these we say Start in now, it's pleasant work and will paj better during the few weeks than anything to which part or whole time is The first announcement' should con- tain twentj-fivc or thirty names. There is a good field Tor, that manv. The Herald covers the city the outside circulation extends from Cranbrook on the west to Medicine Hat on the east; to High Riyer on the north to the boundary on the south Pretty big field, eh' It's plain it would take at least twenty candidates for the outside territory alone1 Ten in the city would not be too many. Drop In this evening at vthe special contest office, S21 Sixth street, next to the Heruld office, or 'phone 168S for further particulars. Inquiries from prospective candi- date! outside of Lethbridge will get an Immediate answer by addrmlnc a. lotto- to tbe Campaign Manager, P 0 Box 837, It