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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 28, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta ^^^^W^^^^^^^^f'". l \ \ .1 *) fete. 5 * W?V' New Campaign is Ruse to Draw Allies From the Western Front ; London, pet: "27,-A hopeless view |;jtof~ the 'position of the allies in .the .Dardanelles., is - taken by Captain Granville Fortescue��in' his forthcoming book; i! What of the Dardanelles?'' from which' preliminary'extracts are quoted in. the Daily News this morn-ins and which are given in the current issue of the British Weekly. 5.5 Captain Kortespue, formerly of the United States cavalry, saw. the Dar- 1j danellte and Gallipolean peninsular of ''..the Turkish side' as an Americancor-. ^respondent and the fact that his book ~bas been passed by the censor is de-\ clared to be- the most significant piece * of news'received for a long time from the Dardanelles, . "The Balkan crisis comes at an opportune' time-," sayd Captain �� Fortescue^.. '.'The evacuation of the Dar- . danelles can how be excused as a military necessity. He who pushed the .' plan can escape. indictment of his 'folly in the' east. What would have, been a blow to British? prestige can :> he explained away. The gigantic fail-? ure and its cost,- 100,000 casualties, * will become -hiBtory;^v-, ; , I "But the position is not without a ,; ithreat of. disaster ito the Germans. ; "It can be accepted as certain,". . Captain'Fortescue writes, "that the .�German,'general' staff knows the I, whole truth about tbjr situation in *he' I)ardarielles.rThey "know that-the Meditenanea'nvr expeditionary force � mn�^w#KlA|^:�ir^wid be exter- Imin^f ?ff It is" withdrawn ltvre--tjjrns- tit^the western battle line. ..-At we|ent Germany has tier, hands full 4n that zone. She must prevent this completely, organized arnjiy from rein-IftrciniE^r^ibA 'French':^ ''O^^^&jhe"allies have heerr : distracted.' from- the, - theatre - of the main operations. The, German'jte*ftfld� DUCHEf^iOlv' t�A1�ilOROUa>J ti^&^toij^ymtiS'GbmtW: ^this mpoeuyte ;:be#*eat^d with success!?' King Forttinana;'haSjset his price and the experiment is Wade. The German push into ."Servia has for one of: its main7 objects tbe mobilizing * of . the target British..forces!concentrated ' at the Dardanelles base.- By the attack on- Serbia it hopes to draw these troops: into the -Balkan theatre and so destroy their usefulness gainst tbe main objective." Mutt Win in France ;�r ."If. this war is to end in some-: thing more ,. than an inconclusive draw, Germany will have to be beat-; tn in France.and Flanders. Wherever Formerly-. Mis* Vanderbilt, inspecting a guard .of honor of Girl- Guides at Wealdstone," near "� London. " .".The Duchess devotes much -of her leisure time to charitable .work* and Is.now taking; a great Interest, in. the, Girl Guides' movement. S: pressure is brought to bear in this zone, far-flung German corps fly back to it like springs ..suddenly released, but if the Teuton staff can induce its opponents to exhaust their energies in other fields the lost sections of France and Belgium will never be recoVered." ., , Herald's Prize Contest is Attracting More Attention ... . ..!.,..?,......:.........---:-'- M -.-.V-Ji. .  . 7er*L'Jiew' I>o|�i1na*ions1 came in, ier to win a first prize when^ great for the.city yesterday and a couple �     sy*" 'from the country. Even at that, the total number is not large. To our certain knowledge there are many in the city, who have over half made up their minds to take part. The situation, in the territory outside of the city is a little difficult to estimate, yet is safes to presume that there are many almost-decided candidates- in the good towns adjacent to Leth-bridge. � �:--r^-f: In "taking stock'1 of the country district, there are at, least fifteen towns or localities that could easily , support a candidate-and jammed- with living and .dead that firemen-could not force an entrance^ Al]' the sisters escaped. ^a^4|t('^utput.-is-;gradual-1 ^j^i circie.s. Paul Deschannel, presi- ly incrtasinfc? Ai!.a,verage of nearly , dent 0f-the-chamber, will move 2000 tons.,a�?day'l8. being turned out adjournment until Friday when FAIL TO THE Rome, Oct. 2t.-dt is unofficially announced here that the Italians have scored a big success, capturing Gorltza and Izono, with several thousand Austrian prisoners and many guns. �ANK CLEARING8 STILL JUMPING . Bank clearings for the week ending today are $567,576, as against $395,069 for the same week of last year, nearly a 50-percent, increase.    I 4 4 (London, Oct. 28.-rThe British criiis; er Argyll has run aground and may be "a. -total Wreck. All hands were res-> cued. TbtB was made "known by the VAdmiralty �tcday' ip. the'following an-h xiouficement: '?f 'vr"H#.p.. Argyll, Captain James Tan.-Jcwd,5R.N.,^ grounded^today joft the ^awstjeoMrW Scotland.] Owing to, bad ' weatherIprevailing It'is feared she may & bee^nem^oW- irtick.^� -All officers t and �reV-have teen'saved.'* RAYMOND RESPONDS TO THE CALL OF THE PATRIOTIC FUND �; Raymond, Altai. Oct.'.-M.-^A 0djeep ^0^ci-^^k^M^I^S6^U^t evffa-ihg in a meeting held in t^f�^r Qharl-CtpBit'M^^rlcan, whohas Jeen on ktrial^hat^^ obarged with murderinLhis ^hla^wlfeln i910t,wa* today condemn-:^to'sl�'years'and eight months' im- could ^^etm^Mi;w rdenTcould jbe bbtatded. : T^Tbe.'demand for miners-has increased? in. all-the coal camps during' the past-few: weeks; the majority of the mines;,dritthe'pass and on the prairie experiencinjt a considerable revival of ;busineJs: The fact, also, that a large number,'.of:miners have enlisted, has (tended; ta make this particular class of labor scarce. pi'ttHCR. QOE8 TO KNQLANO Melbourne, Australia, via London, Oct. J7.-Andrew Fisher, the premier,* baa-,accepted the high corneals-frionershipr for Australia in London, s^cceedlha- Sir George H. Held. Mr. FJsher has. rpcommended as his successor as premier, William Morris Hughes, attorney-general in the Fisher cabinet. . '��-'� ��..���.��. and -*^*'*'milies work of*reconstruction will be an the itone, sang with fine effect "Soldierfa of the King.',' , � Mr. McLean confined his remarks to anv explanation of the organization and workings of the Patriotic Fund,' pointing out its extensive field and. the enormous: and increasing demand*' that were;being made upon it. 0M ^prisoners since* O&i* I tob^a^d. , ,� mm NO PEACE YET .London, Oct. 28.-An t em-, phatic denial that Great Britain was engaged in afty peace5 negotiations direct or .indirect was made by David.- Lloyd George, the minister of muni-, tions, in reply to a question In the House of Commons ('today. ."  RIGA IS STILL OF FIERCE ATTACK London, Oct.' 28.--Riga arid Dvinsk remain the chief Germa'n -'objectives on the eastern front. The direction of the German assault against; Rig^-may have changed. Fighting: isr-reported: west of the city, the main attacks against which hitherto have: been-direct-ed from the southwest and Hhe southeast. Lake Babite, wherefmihor/ ea-gagements have taken place, is west of Riga, running parallelv,with'-: the shore of the Gulf. On ,iAhe pther fronts comparative inactivity prevails. v MARKETS October wjieat . Oc^oberxeaU^.:..'.. .c..'.. . Woyembe.r parley ... ,^-iijt,-,M:,i 58 44 GOVT. CONDONES DEPLORABLE AFFAIRS IN MUNITION PLANTS: Deplorable: conditions ..exist among : recognition labor in the munition, plants of Can-'' ada, as a'result of the grafting and grabbing policy Of �politicians and manufacturers*: 'and "the refusal of the Dominion* government to listeh to the appeals of the'working men, according ,to J. W. Bruce, of Toronto, general agent for] the. plumbers? unions of. Canada, and who has' been, prominent in the',councils of the trades congress of Canada for several years.,Mr..'Bruce is.oh.a visit to the city on his way, east from the recent -trades congress meeting at Vancouver.  : :, '--'.Jm"... � "II a jjeneral strike of men in the munition "plants of Canada were call-ed tonjorrow, the, Dominion govern-' raent would' .be respopsible,'' said Mr. ;Bruce, '-;because,they have "condoned abuwsMnd|:lent^'a^d(�i;tear^:^ working mofl, while these were try-ing^to do ;thpir Jbest' to;,'keep, ,up , the supply sol i'muhitions'.l'Prhe workers ^�abej^-�p^|o?�et^ab^lu^eli;-: -|^�; Magfath, Oct. 28.-Excitement ran riot: here yesterday forenoon when | some open grass land just north of town caught fire from a live cinder, or spark dropped from the ash most immediately lost control and ( sent a messenger with all speed to . town for more help. Every man' who came withing warning distance, rac^wp ed madly out to tbe fire, and within t a few'minutes there were over,,forty" / struggling to keep the. � onsweeping flames in check. But, had it not been,'! fox a road separating the grassriand t from the immense stretch of /grainy' fields to the east, their efforts would-ha\e been useless The fire rolled fight' up to the road and smoldered without jumping into the Georgf> Gromey field of wheat. � *. ',%,) > /Threshing has been progressing very slowly this week on account of tBe ; constant high winds, which'at times \ precluded anv work whatever. ,A!J threshing crew from,Sweetgrase.hu just pulled into the district and,ther^� is a resultant keen rivalry "among 5 farmers to secure the early services >, of the new machine and so insure", speedy - threshing. from the govethmeAt'; Wagts being paid ip many;^ of? i thlfj munition plants are .scandalously low. In England when thenar broke, out, industry was oisanize^il-and.-labor men taken into the councils of tb^e; government. In Canada .nothing' of this has been done. ,Cond,MqnS~ deplorable: Huge profits rare' .being made by the manufacture^ whHe* thel workingmen have had.'to.^yQrk^ at; low scales." * ,VV (, Mr.  Bri^ce, while; testify^ngi'tbsth^ deplorable conditions of labor;. sr|tate|t he\ sees': indications: of'iimproveinent dil: some ways, so far;as-npn-einplqynient! is 'concerned. So many1 naen hay^enj-v listed that' the situation has,'-been-somewhat relieved. But, he^says, the workingman cannot.be blamedr,for:; not. panting to 'go. and frgbt,;junt(lf *he�-t Mounted, Police, on TuesdaV j .morning; saying that he vvas rrapon sSrtle for the fire on\Mondav night in � .the^vicinity, of Wilson Siding, came W before Supt. Pennefathcr this morning, and was flned'v' tlOO 00 and ; Tfcosts, with the option of six moeths"! Imprisonment. Tracht paid the^^fo/, imposing ther flne.J Supt. FHHM.V ^atfter said that>the,'Jaw^8 notstrtti enough in such cases,. "and jtmmiM1 that ho option of a iinu bhould ** Vj1 giyen.VA fire "at this time of thaj/i often prove? \en dwaatrouM.^f- |l)y; this, year whenv^��^ crops are b?ing harvesjfced^ ^^imy^MsojiuBoii a superintendent, "should ^nptfSil 1588 33 313 ;