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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 28, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta OCTOBER 1915 NUMBER 269 New Campaign is Ruse to Draw Allies From the Western Front hopeless view Of the position of the allies in Dardanelles is c taken by Captain itanville Fortescue in hii forthcom ing What of the Dardanelles from which preliminary extracts are quoted Daily News this morn ing and which are given in the cur leivt issue oi the British Captain formerly of the United States saw the Dar dancllts and Oallipolean peninsular of the Turkish side as an American cor respondent andthe act that his book lias 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 op portune sayd Captain For tescue The evacuation of the Dar danelles can now be excused as a mil itary lie who pushed the plan can escape indictment of his folly in the What would have Tjeen a blow to British prestige can lie explained The gigantic fail ure and its will become But the position is not without a diisstcf to the It can he accepted as Captain Fortesuie that the German general stafi knows the truth about tbjr in tthp Thev know that tho Mediterranean expeditionary force or it will be exter minated Tf it is withdrawn it re turns to the western battle line At ijiresent Germany has lici hands full in that zone She must prevent completely organized army irom rem lorcmg French already the allies have been distracted from the theatre ol the main The German jjcfleral staff asked Cannot this manoeuvre be repeated with success1 King set his price and the experiment is The Ger man push into Servia has for one of its mam objects the mobilizing of the largeBritiiliforces concentrated iat the Dardanelles base By the at tack on Serbia it hopes to draw these troops into the Balkan theatre tad so destroy their usefulness against the mam objective Must Win in France this war is to end in some thing more than an inconclusive Germanv will have to be beat en in France and Wherever OF MARLBOROUGH Formerly Mlis Inspecting a guard of honor of Girl Guides at near The Duchess devotes much of her leisure time to charitable taking a great interest in the GirI Guides movement pressure is brought to bear in this farflung fly back to it like spring suddenly hut if the Teuton staff can induce its opponents to ethaust their energies in other fields the lost sections of Franco and Belgium will never be Herald3 Prize Contest is Attracting More Attention Several new nominations came in for the city yesterday and a couple the Even at the total number is not To our certain knowledge there are many in the city who have over half made up their minds to take part Tha situa tion m the territory outside oi the city is a little ilifllcult to yet is safe to presume that there are many almostdecided candidates m the good towns adjacent to Leth In taking stock o the country there are at least fifteen towns or localities that could easily support a and we have far from that number ofi nominations to date It is a proven fact that it is eas ier t0 a first prize when a great manv compete thanwheri huniher small li the vote is divided among many contestants a strong candidate can more easily forge ahead when only a few compet ing So do not fearing too many candidates It never and never will happen Theres al ways room for Call at the contest 321 Sixth next to the Herald and get a supply of the little redback re ceipt books Phone 1688 it it is not convenient to call candidates and pros pective candidates should address letteis to the campaign man post office box WINSTON MAY QUIT Rumors wero again nirrent in tlip lob bies of the House oE Commons last night that Winston Spen cer chancellor of the Duchy of was about to resign his seat in the Cab through threestorey brick occupied by the Parochial burning to death in the panic that followed the probably thirty of the boys and who a few minutes before had assembled for their daily lessons By 11 oclock twenty bodies had been twelve of which were taken from the where the jam of terrified little ones had resulted in the greatest loss of The police had estimated thq dead as high as Many others were injured in their flight down and a few Jumped from windows on the third The who ranged in years from to were in charge oi six teen When the fire broke the sisters marshalled their charges as for fire and started them from tho Processions were until those from the third floor joined those from the class rooms from the second was a cry of Fire of the It was taken up hy a hundred others and panic en The sisters made frantic efforts stop the struggling but to no purpose Smaller children fell the feet of those behind and soon the vestibule was so jammed Tuth and dead that firemen coiild not force an All Twenty bodies are now AUTHORIZES ON H Sir has authoriz ed the raising of a battalion of In fantry be ln Leth willbe how for Lethbridge to show that sufficient men be recruited here for a battalion before the of will be This news was brought back from Ottawa by Ball and Mc returned today from eir east It Is entirelyup to Lethbridge people as to whether the battalion be auartered said Ball to the permanent re cruiting office will be opened at once in the and every effort made to recruit the number of men namely All of Southern will be drawn As iipon as the number of men have been officers will be FALL TOM Oct it ly announced here that the Ital ians have a big capturing Goritza and with several thousand Austrian prison ers and many ft BANK CLEARINGS STILL JUMPING Bank clearings for week ending today are as against for the same week of last nearly a 50 per Britten cruis er Argyll has run aground and may be a total wreck All were res This via made known by the Admiralty today In the following an nouncement captain Junes Tari i R grounded today off the cut coMt of Scotland Owing to bad weather prenlling Ills feared she may become ar total All officers crew hare keen saved POMTtM CHAHLTONt Cowor Chart who has on trial charged with murderinu his his wife In was today condemn ed to six yeen aid eight months Im jury found Charlton mlf fsurtlllly and that tWre were alninUac RAYMOND RESPONDS TO THE CALL OFTHE PATRIOTIC FUND deep patriotic Vrasstruck last even int in a meeting held in the Raymond Opera House for the purpose of op izlng a local branch of the Can adiart Patriotic and the re sponse uill if the manifestations or loval devotion to the common cause is any criterion on to base the immediate rais of this districts share of the levy Placed on1 the Tabei1 A strong body of men were to head the and all men of influence and high stand ing in the The speakers Mc A M X Japanese consul at H police at Leth and the gave a short concluding speech The addresses were punctured with ap the audience Jofiowlng the speakers with keen Interest Ujou the potmlsr bv sing with fine effect Soldiers of the McLean confined his remarks to an explanation of the organisation and workings of the Patriotic Fund pointing out its extensive tield and the increasing that made upon Buchanans address was ft concise argument for the prin ciples that have always dominated tho British principles humanity and toler ance showing up m vivid contrast the even oharacter of the German itilltaiy He pointed to the sweeping victory of Louis Botha In South Africa as an mple ol what a people who once tasted of the sweets of British fed toward the The speaker referred feelingly to the execution of Miss Edith of the ruihlew slaughter of women ana of the killing of noacombit oK Piai During the last two the of Lethbridge have be come soactive more miners are m demand to keep the mines going full capacity The mines are now working full time every m and output is gradual ly increasingAn average of nearly 2000 tons aday is heing turned out at and thane mines could this outpnt it more be forminers has increas ed in all the coal camps during the past the majority of the mines in the pass and on the prairie experiencing a considerable revival of business The that a large have has tended to make this particular class o labor scarce FISHER GOES TO ENGLAND via the prem accepted the high commis siouership for Australia in succeeding Sir George Reid has recommended as big suc cessor as William Morns attorneygeneral in the Fish er cabinet BRITISH SUBMARINES BUSY BALTIC 27 via Lon submarines have sunk four more German steam ers in the This an nouncement is made in the RUS sian statement issued Viviani minis try resigned Arisride Briand has been asked to form a new cab The following statement to the press was made prior to the announcement that he had been asked to form a new Premier Vivian took steps to en large his I am continuing them in mv turn hut I have no of ficial since there is no min isterial the con versation I have had with various been only semi official and I ask you to explain that it is in that sense that my activities must he Perhaps I may he in a position to say more very It is understood that Viviani will be minister of justice in the re organized In its new form it will not be to appear before parliament this according to an in poli tical Paul presi dent will move an adjournment until Friday when the work ofreconstruction will be com Conscription Not Again An Issue Ocfr Daily Chron icles Parliamentary correspondent wellUnformed politi cians are unwilling to give credence to the rumor that the Cabinet is to be greatly reduced m number The no tlon that a small cabinet would fac ilitate a decision favorable to scriptlon may be safely disregarded Inpomt of the success of Lord Derbys scheme in bringing in men promises to be so marked that con scription not likely to be again a bone of contention in the be it large or small Recruiting Heavy Oct 28 has been great in recruiting through out the country the past ac coidmg to the number of The Manchester Guardian says re cruiting is now going on at a higher rate than any reached since the early munltis of the King Georges proclamation and the execution o Miss Edith Ciucll in Belgium both having heenthe cause of bringing many into the The Guardian 1 messages from various towns repotting heavy enlistments I Jtanehebtcr and Birminghan arc in cluded afnong the centres showing best results One of the chief obstacles confront ing the authorities is the attitude of many emploxprs uho not only refuse ip grnnt allowances tn employees who fnhst n as done jn the ear lier stages of the nilt not guaranteethat they will k reinstat ed to their positions on then returr MARKETS octofeMwhtst OrWMr Noysmbtr WEATIIEK Hlfh II H To Carry Wheat the apppals of the Dominion govern ment for further facilities for tranb porting Canadas iharvesfc to Europe tte authorities here have placed three captured German sailing ships at the Dominions disposal loirthis The visits are the Terpsichore and chili ot 2000tons each and the Carl of 3000 BE AT THE SHOWER AT TONIGHT There should be a big crowd at theChristmas showerfor oursotdiersat the front at the Y M C A under the aua pices of the Womens Civic Tlie sole purpose of the evening is to provide gifts lor our soldiers at the It IB a commendable and there should be a large gathering of rnen and with presents for the soldiers Re 4 member the men are just as welcome asthe There will be a programme and re and the it they can bring their Even body is limited to bring some gift that will cheer a soldiers at Christmas It is desired that each parcel should contain 4 a tag indicating its r as this will enable the sorting to be done more systematically and ITALIAN COMMANDER AT THE General Cadorna oibfaervlu tions of tile enemy froni aii g opera Fierce Battle is Raging Between Allied Forces and the Invaders reports from Greek sources report the situa tion in southern Serbia as somewhat more favorable to the entente A dispatch from Athens which has not been confirmed states that the Bulgarians have withdrawn from Us Advices from Saloniki tell of a fierce battle along the Veles Koman ovo front with Miilgarians Hope is being revived in London that the Serbians wtll be able to reform their lims along the Monastir The Germans having effected a junc tion with their Bulgarian it is possible that the campaign will be shifted from an effort to relieve Ser bia in an attempt to cut communi cations with In this connection several critics hazard the guess that the entente allies are not likely to withdraw from Salonika matter what happens to Serbia Russians Bombard Bulgaria Rome via arest dispatch to the Stefonl News Agencv filcl that the Russians have begun au attack on the BJack Sea coast of Varna is being bombarded arid con siderable damage has already been i Advance Pushed Wireless to Aus trdGernian of Servia has been pushed to the south Arm head quartets announced today that ground had and that the army of General Galltutz prisoners since Oc tofaet emT phatic denial that Great Bri tain jffis engaged m any peace1 negotiations direct or was made by David Uoyd the minister of in reply to a the House of Commons IS S1ILL OBJECTIVE OF Oct and remain the chief German objectives 011 the eastern The dlrectipiVQt the German assault agaiusti may have changed Fighting is reported west of the the main ag ainst which hitherto have been direct ed from the southwest and the south east Lake where minor en gagements taken is west of running parallel with the shore of the Gulf On pther fronts comparative inactivity CONDONES DEPLORABLE AFFAIRS IN MUNITION PLANTS Deplorable conditions exist among recognition from the government labor in the munition plants of Canj bcm paid in of the as a result of the grafting and munition plants are scandalously grabbing policy of politicians anil I In England the war broke he refusal of the 11 and thi ibbmg p Dominion government to listen to the appeals of the working ac cording to ol general agent for the plumbers un ions of and who has been frbnnncnt in thn councils of the rades congress of Canada for seier al Mr llruce is oh a visit to the city on his way east from the recent trades congress meeting at a general strike of men in the munition giants of Canada were call ed Donimon govern ment nbuld be said becaute they have condoned abuses and adraf far to the working while these were try ing to do their best to keep up the of The workers been to get no mdustrj andlab or mefi taken into the councils ol the gomnmcnt In Canada nothing this has been done ot are deplorable Huge profits arc being made by the while the workmgmen have had to work at Jlr while testifying lo the deplorable conditions o1 states he sees imhcations of m some so far as nonemployment is concerned So many men haie en listed that the situation1 has been somsnhat relieved he ftie ntirkingman cannot he bUmed not wanting to go and until he sees that the abuses now Being prac tised In connection with fte supply of munitions for the put a stop output ol such or 00 a iovr to Oct ran not here yesterday forenoon when sonic open grass land just north ei town caught fire from a live cinder or spark dropped from the ash pan of the Neils Christiansen which was moving at the time The small blaze fanned hy a terrifif wind spread so rapidly that the crew al most immediately lost control and sent a messenger with all speed to town for more Every man who came withing warning rac ed madly out to the and within a few minutes there were over forty struggling to keep the onsweeping flames in check had it not been for z road separating thegrass land from the immense stretch of gram fields to the their efforts would have been useless The fire rolled right up to the road and smoldered without jumping into the George Giomey field of v Threshing has been progressing vety slowly this weec on account ot the constant high which at times precluded anv work threshing crew from Sweetgrass has just pulled into the district and there is a resultant keen rivalry among farmers to secure the early services of the new machine and so insure speedy threshing SETTING FIRE E uho himself up to theMounted IV on Tuesday saying tiiat he was respon sible foi tne lire on Monday night in tho vicinity of Wilson un beiore Supt Icnnefather this and was fined aid with the option ol sixmoBtta imprisonment Tracht paid the In imposing the fine PcoM father said that the law is not strict enough in such and tbmgkt that no option ol a AM should be A this ol often proves ver MMJK i with an common MifiHtr i fceai tin UIM X ;