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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 29, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1915 Rumor Says Greeks Have Agreement With the This Not Believed Recruiting Enthusiasts are Too Much Given Over to Bullying Young Hang-Backs Oct. continues to ascribe to the Greek government in- tentions hostile to the Entente Pow- ers, even going so far as to say Greece, has an understanding -with Bulgaria, and at the phsycholosical moment will I fall uptfri'Oie Allied troops which land- j ed at Salonikl. No such designs are really credited j to Greece'in London, but England and j France continue to.watch the political! situation at Athens with unconcealed anxiety. Blr''Edward Grey, Foreign .Secre- tary, said today that Greece's espous- al of the cause of tbe Central Powers an impossibility, and similar as- surances come from authoritative Greek Ottawa, Hughes docs not think that recruiting meet- ings being held in various places of the Dominion are attracting the right class of people.. "My meeting at he said today, "was one of the largest ever held in that city and yet 1 don't l-eliiive there men of recruit- ing age present. TIfe trouble is that their utterances and employ bullying methods in appealing for recruits. "I believe in giving the 'boys a declared the minister. "Give them a chance and they will come forward alright, but they won't stand to be blackguarded'and bullied. I would like that to be borne in minrl by those who conduct recruiting meet- NURSE EDITH OAVELL, VICTIM OF TEUTON ATROCITY Names of the Candidates Some Time Next Week 'As'cach day parses the Herald's Subscription contest attracts more ttttention Nominations from the countrv are coming fairly well The city is also taking more notice If we receive as many nominations during the next few davs as weie sent m from the beginning of the contest to Tthe VJI pumiah He list sorao time5 next- about Wednesday. ThlrHerrfd believes, that every can- didate entering the contest shall have an equal chance with all other can- didates It is the privilege of .-i didate to have friends and relatives assist in soliciting subscriptions Gen- erally, however, the individual candi- dates set little help from that source We believe that it would -not be a fair "fight" to admit contestants who icpresentcd an organization or soci cty, and ue trust that entrant will he willing to put bib or her m- ditidual strength against the others It is a great help to the candidatts to have their" names in; the first pub- lished list. And it is somewhat of; a handicap to those wuo intend-to be- come candidates to wait until after tbe lisf1 is -published before entering. "Don't delay to' be- come a candidate, beione at once. No one will win a-thousand .dollars or any of flic big-per cent. ;prizes holding back. Jump into the game at the start and stick until the finish. Aeain we say, "Today's the day." Contest office, 331 Sixth street, next to the Herald office. Phone 1688. Address letters to .contest manager, post office box 337, Alia. BRITISH LOSSES HALF MILLION London, Oct. casualties from the beginning of the war to October 9, wsre British casualties up to August 21, as giv- en officially on September 14, were This shows a total be- tween that time and October 9 of or a daily average of 2271. Losses between June 9 and August 21 averaged about 1500 dally. The marked increase in the fall over the summer losses may be account- ed for primarily by the heavy fighting on the western front at the time of the French and British offensive movement last month. PW11L1 ONES At an executive meeting of the Al- exander Gait Chapter, IO.DE, the following resolution wu unanimously carried, and wtfl be forwarded to the national executive of the Order "Whereas, it is a well-established fact that many j oung men, physically Ut, arcs unwilling to offer themselves for military service; and "Whereas many young men willing to enlist are debarred from the service toy the strict physical and medical ex- amination they have to pass, and "Whereas it is our opinion that a distinction should be made between these two classes in the treatment ac- corded them by the public, therefore, be it "Resolved, that the Alexander Gait Chapter, places itself on re- cord as favoring Uis of a dis- tinctive badge or button to 111 offer- ing to eallet who are rejected by the medical examiner on account of phy- sical disabilities or defective vision. Such badge or button, when worn, would protect the filing ones who cannot enlist from unjust criticism, and leave thtf unwilling ones who won't enlist to the opprobrium which it, their due" Two of British Cabinet Ministers Take No Sola ORGANIZE' FOR BIG PATRIOTIC CAMPAIGN- _ 4, At a meeting of the local committee of ..the Patriotic fr Fund, held yesterday-afternoon- the militia department but the investigation concern- ing any branch of the' public .service. If it .is decided to .continue the com- mission for this purpose'an import- ant step will have been taken by-the First Objective of Serbian Campaign Has Been Accomplished by the Enemy London, Oct. first phase of tho Austro-Ger man-Bulgarian cam- paign in Serbia is completed. .Not only have the invaders of alized their important objective of joining hands in the northeaslerii corner of the country, but they have enhanced this military advantage by procuring free passage down the Danube. A 11 o till a of steamers Is said to be already waiting to transport war ma- terial, and if, as stated confidently by the Austro-Germaa and Bulgarian leaders, Serbia cannot duterfere with, these arrangements, Bulgarian am- munition shortage mar be soon reliev- ed, and her offensive power greatly, tstreiigthened. Like the union of Bulgarian and Teutonic armies further north, the capture of Nish would have more than mere military or strategic ad- rantage, since it would make rapid establishment of railway communica- tion through Belgrade, Nish and Sofia for Austria, Germany and their Allies From the north, Germans ana" trians are advancing ovei- a wjfle front, which runs slightly southeast from Valyevo and swings la a broad, curve, northeast almost to the Danube at Kladovo, where it joins the right: wing of the Bulgarians. New Captures Amsterdam, Oct. 29; via A dispatch from the Bulgarian News Agency'says the Bulgarians have oc- cupied Fort Danube and, captured Kan. Slak. II! CAPTURES Home, Oct. More than. prosecutor to bring matters in which investigation is deemed necessary be- in Accord with War Pans, Oct. dispatch to the Fire Burns Barn on S.S. Dunham's FarmatCoaldale having gone to visit the British Arm) On Tuesday, '.'.the. King, with the I fore the commission. Prince of Wales, President Poincare and the then JFrench War Minister, Al- exandra Mfillerand, reviewed the Bri- tish troops He then called on Gen- Capt. C. B. Magralh, Who." left 4 very sad and distressing fatality era] anj witnessed a review of Lethbridge this spring as a member occurred m the Yetwood district the French Colonial troops of the stafi of Col Stewart com- nolth 0, Lethbridge on Wednesday I mandmg the 5th artillery brigade, Mr SIli j 0. Johnson had gone has been promoted to the rank of, t t were returning gome IVT major with command of the bat- M Johllsoll deoWed to CIOES JJ U1 g fl f S OI terj, an Canadian unit, ac- the Mds to ms home otder to cording to word which has been re- look aBet hls stoclc leaving Mrs ceived from England, announcing ar-i to drlve the tegm witn the promotions Capt Magrath W4goll loaded wlth water bamls went with Col Stewart as adjutant Johnson had reached home of his brigade The batterv wtich he i thc horses appcared at the house now commands has been attached to a driver Without delay the the second Canadian division, now'. husband back over the road fighting at the. front. fmmd nls wlfe iylmj unconscious Lieut. Godwin, also a local battery, On the brought her to tbe and 27, during the Italian offensive operations on the Isonzo front, to- night's official communication, says. The -Italians also took from the Aus- trians one heavy howitzer, four trench guns, 21 machine gum, and other wai material, including 1000 rifles, of which were quickly brought into service against tbe Teutonic troops. Further progress. In the Italians' of- fensive, and the repulse of several strong Austrian attacks are reported London, Oct. parliamentary correspondent "Winston Churchill, chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, who failed to re- plv to question on Wednesdaj asking for an explanation of his recently published letter, bas intimated that he will give a reply in the house on Tuesday. "Mr.; Churchill's letter, it will be remembered, accused the government Commons that Mr. Churchill ought cither to withdraw his letter or re- sign office Lieut. Godwin, also a local on tbe brought her to tbe from Bucha has been transferred to the house and medical aid was summon- Havas Agency trom Hucna reserve for barracks duty at Ross ed from Carmaagay. In the mean- barracks. A statement that Capt J. time 'Mrs. Johnson regained con- a v O'- 'nf Stl, nT-in-llfta t an- agalnSt POlH.y S. Stewart of the Sth has been made a major, refers to an. ern officer, who is attached to'the Sth. RIGA ATTACK IN NEW PHASE tamdon, Oct. In Field-Marshal von Hlndeu- burg's attack in the Riga dis- trict 'has entered upon a new phase. 6 ___ rega sciousness and related the circumbtan- ses of the accident but she did not survive long, as death had claimed occurred; her doctor arrived. Accord- ing to Mrs. Johnson, tbe barrel s lad- en with water HI to the front of the wagon when the conyeyance was going down a declivity in the road She was thrown out and the heavily horses but pro-1 AWAIT. INFORMATION c'eedcd without a driver to the farm1 Oct. French Senate home, intimating to the husband that and the Chamber of Deputies met as an accident had happened Coroner usual today, but immediately adjourn MpN'ichol was summoned from Leth- ed until tomorrow, pending definite limdgo formation of the Briand ministry Fanned by the high wind of. yester- day, a prairie fire In the'Coaldale dis- trict yesterday dam- age to the extent of on of S. S. Dunham, which is'at'present- tenanted by Osdar Elof Air Elof had just put bis horses in the stable at noon, and had gone in to lie down for a time, when he noticed the fire The stable, two valuabie: horses, two ho'KS, three calves, 75, chickens, one wag- id in'jgon and several sets were public I completely destroyed There 'was no of) insurance. the government took jlace there on I it is not known how the fire started that day One faction of the manifest- The neighbors turned out to assist in. ants sought to reach the palace, but fighting it, but the high wind prevent- was prevented bv a large force of ed them from accomplishing much, troops Two ot the leaders asked for an audience with King Ferdinand. A number ''of -minor street UNUSUAL CONDITIONS GOVERN RAISING OF THE NEW BATTALION HEAVY LOSS ON TURK TRANSPORT London, Oct. 27.-rHeavy loss Recruiting for the new battalion of ince, biit thej will have to come to mfantrv which hai been authorised Lethbridge to recruit No regular of- ii, ficcrs will be gazetted for the batta- bj the Minister ot Militia, for the ,lon lmtn lt m assured [act Lethbridge district, will be commenc- jnat battalion can be raised, ed here at once, but such conditions Drill instructors Mill be sent here to hale been imposed upon the tbe men recruited, of this battalion that many cltlMOB eitiMM who spoke to tho expressed themselves'thii morning in very disappointed terms. The details, of course, have not yet come through, Herald. this morning expressed the view thai these were unusual and somewhat unfair conditions, m view Of the fact that recruiting campaigns and mav be much more favorable for other loe other battalions have than the general conditions outlined by the city's represMtativts on thejr return yesterday. AH men 'who "enlist with the new battalion nil be quaiteied (his win- of life was reported here to-' ter in Lethbridge There will, how- day on tbe munition laden Turkish transport Carmen, tor- pedopd on Sunday by a nrftish gubmarinc in .8eC of Mar- mora. be only one recruiting ollice anil that will be in Letbbndgc No re- cruiting nil! be done at any outside points, as bas been done in the caM of other battalions raised in -the pro- vince Men may bo drawn for the new UUalion from title in tbt yiov- MARKETS High Lew Forecast: Fine and mild. 39 WEATHER October Novemlnr. Mtt..... 10354 42 M New York, N.Y., Oct. lead- Ing editorial'this morning, under the Vraption .V'Germany Is BeatenY" fJSe New York Tribune, sever- al occasions during the progress of the war has published editorials showing close study and unusiial in- sight in the belligerent situation, for other battalions have drawn "if there were needed any-evidence a great many men away from 0[ the actua, M with the right amount of enthusiasm over the condition of the European project con 15TO u couW fmmd the battalion are ln the sUteroents Of Oer- as broad-as those which have gov- erned the raising ot battalions in Calgary and Edmonton. man public men, German newspapers and German people. After fifteen if" hnwfvfr at months of strife, after conquests, vie- icas't in a very short time, and these Napoleonic era, who is it that Wialk- statements'of Oef- i inrt mdM m that .man statesmen, take-the comments ot trict ls tnere any niiitaking the Major" Stafford iS to be in charge ot recruiting and Will be the perma- nent recruiting oMcer here ilieves that if the distrib- uted, say to recruit one companv, 250 men in district, one in Hat district, another at Cal- gary and another at Edmonton, this Mayor Hardio beliey tbe battlli would he, a fair and a of fettini mfn. quick way fact that in all, at some point, the word 'peace' crops up' "Victorious peace, or some other be- adjectived peace it is, to be peace. "Travellers returning from Ger- recently, agree that the only real qualification to confi- dence is found In the apprehension of a protracted war. Peace n.6% next Chicago, Oct not oiJv haie become actual facts m Chicago under the Illinois divorce law, but they are decidedly populai, according to the conclusion of Vic- tor Arnold, judge of tbe circuit court, alter dajs' assignment to the divorce court. State Supreme Court has held that marriages contracted m other states by divorced persons within one year after gaming decree in Illinois ate not legal state "These trial marriages are taking place every dav. Beyond said-Judge Arnold, apparent that under this sjstem persons mav marry as often as they wish, try it awhile, and if not satisfactory gain a divorce on tbe plea that tbe marriage (took place within the prohibited pei- iod. "During my time here there have been 40 cases of persons who bad re- married within a year after petition- ing for annulment. If the decree is grantM there is nothing to them doing it again." SASKATOON GRANARY BURNlD Saskatoon, Oct. large barn and granary, the property of A. T'Gordon, was destroyed by tire near Watrous. s j 4. JAPAN WON'T CONCUUDt SEPARATE PIACf London, Oct become a party to the ment not to ;