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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 28, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, .WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28. NUMBER 269 GERMANS HAVE CROSSED ANDRECROSSED YSER SEVEN TIMES Survivors of Canadian Arctic Expedition Arrive at Vic- i toria B. C. BITTER EXPERIENCES Victoria, U. C., Oct. After a experience in the nor tin; MI wastes in which the terrors of Polar expedition work were felt to the full- est, iijiie survivors of the Canadian Arctic Hxpedition, which left h.s.jiii- limit in June, have arrival They were brought from Nome, Alaska, on the United StuUs revenue cutliiT, Hear. in addition to. Capliin HaitleU, th? 'party -.consists of John Munro, chbf engineer W. L. MuKrnlay, meteor- ologist H. (T. Williams, second engi- neer; H. If. Bat icy, ship's 'carpenter; K, Kchaf, -cabin boy; F. W. Maurcr, iinmian H. xeamaii, and llobeit Templeniiin, .steward. T-hc other 'persons rescued by kite ship Wing from Island, were nil Eskimo family, consisting of aliuk, his wife unit their tv.-o yoiaij; children. of the exploration party were lost on the journey from -the point where the whaler Karluk was crushed hy the ice to Qslaml, and t-Iircc .died in canvu at Island, one from an accident. The loss among the scientists was heavy. Two mcirdisiinguisticd in the last (ShaCftJctuj expidiiion, died. They were Dr. FcrLcs pud .James Murray, ijio'o-ist- and oceanographer, who had u? ted also on. the Uolivia- 1-Yrti -delinutlioii committee. Oc.nt. Bartlett today told story of the Kirluk'jj .last vuyatic in 'tare facts. Relating a tew of the obstacles lie. had to overcome on his tramp sii-'rofs the ic.e from Wra-igle Island, fto .lEmnia Harbor, Siberia, he --dis- missed most quits tioi'is as to his per- ils "Well, jt .was Kingston, Oat, Oct. is that by the end of the year about 100 cadets of the Roy- al Military College will have left lor the front to serve in the Bri- tish Canadian renimcnte. Only about 30 cadets wili be left at the college. A short army course will likely be given Jor the instruc- tion of officers. Germany Admits Struggle Superior Russian Forces FIGHT ALONG THE RIVERS BRITISH MAKINGS SIGNALLING Berlin, Oct. 28 (via wireless to official reports from the eastern theatre of war indicate that several bat- tles arc raging' along-the Vistula and San rivers. The Germans ap- parently arc engaged with num- erically superior Russian forces and the battle is.attracting equal attention with the struggle in France and Belgium. INCREASE.IN 'ACREAGE OF FALL WHEAT yVrith' the several and. tits explorer gle Island for Himna Harbor. He was confronted 'many times by barriers .whteli it" siTemed could not be passed. with almost superhuman efforts becil, was sold on Tuesday hy auction (n Manchester for ?125 for tlie Prince of Wales Relief Fund. HORSES .FROM TEXAS FOR THE BRITISH Fort Worth, Oct 28 first' shipment of 3000. war horses from Fort Worth to Montreal, Cattada. began, today. Trains will follow at regulai intervals all qhiet of the Staff of fair French. He served both in and in South Africa'. FRENCH -OFFICIAL' Paris, Oct. French official statement' issued this afternoon says that yesterday the German attacks be- tw-sen Nieuoort and Arras were less violent. The French positions every- where were maintained, and French forces continued to advance to the north and the east of Ypres. text of the ocmmumcation follows "During the day of yesterday, th6 i German attacks jn all regions between____ Nieuport and Arras were less violent Our positions were everywhere main- tained and we continued to advance to the" north and to the east of Ypres. also made some progress between Cambrai, to the southwest of Labacse, and also near Arras. "Further Information continues to confirm the previous reports that the German 'losses in dead, wounded and prisoners have been considerable in :his region. "On the bank of the Aisne the Ger mans attempted at night a verv vio- ent in ths region of Craonne On the heights of thf ghway Desdames they have been re- pulsed. In the Wc.jvre district our troops have continued their advance m'the forest of Lepretre, northwest of Pont a-Musson." DETAIN U. S. SHIP LOADED WITH COPPER Washington, D C Oct 28 Am- erican ship Kreenland, from New Yor1! bound foi Niples and Greece, with A cargo 0' copper, ims been detained at Gibraltar bi British aiithonties, ac- cording to a report to the State de- pal tment today from American Con- sul