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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 31, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHBRIDCE, AUiERTA. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31, .191-1 NUMBER 272 'Leading British Public Men Go on a Secret Mission to the Continent GUESSING THE REASON To Deal With Financial and Legal Matters-Question of Neutrality Reunion, Ocl.' ol the Associated British government has sent three of its highest, officials to. the continent on a, most mysterious and important mis- sion. The ileleication consists oi Da- vit! Lloyd-George, the Chancellor of ilte Exchequer Lord Halclane, the Lord Chancellor, and Lord Reading, llhc Chief Justice. The destination of this mission is terns kept a profound secret, as well as its object. Its importance is evi- dent fram its membership, and ap- parently the business to be transact- ed concerns holh financial and logal matters. Lord Ilaldane ami the Chief Ullstico, as Sir Hufus Isaac, before his elevation to the bench was the keenest-legal light at the English -tar, rank about tbo foromosiy author- ities upon the law in the United Kingdom. The most plausible report has it that the three have gone to Holland ami possibly will extend (their journey to the Scandinavian coast to deal with the matter of the shipment goods from neutral colln- ttrics into Germany. If the state- ments, of: Uio English, papers arc coi 'nd iHollainl and the three.Scandin'a vrns are now conducting a Pouiisb (dig trade 'with' Germany through tr.inHiipmi.nt o! supplies from illo Uniti.il States ind esen fiom 1 uj, }and J1 HEARD BY JUSTICE OTHER CASES HELD OVER UNTIL NOVEMBER Macieod, Oct. docket of criminal cases at the Supreme Court Sittings was' exc3ptio-nally -light and only' two cases ivere tried by Mr. 'Justice MoCurUiy.. Thp' first case was a charge 'of rape Bgainst a rancher named Nels Gau- hearing the evidence Tor the" prosecution his Lordship withdrew the .from the jury and BcquUtBcl the prisoner. The second case was against John iD Stewart rif Mountain. ed of stealing a .horse, the property of Joseph HcNab, a well, known Rancher of the district. From the evi- idcnce appeared that accused claimed the horse in question at the round-Tip oil the Blood Reserve last May, and made an affidavit that the animal belonged to him despite, tto Jact ttat-.thc horse hore; Mr. McNab's brand. The accused; however, claimed taken for; tlie moment at Teisl entie'of. tlio stage in w ir 111 it if. bung enact- ed m tilirope Vsii and Urica, anil on the hgh seas i lessening in the hostilities m northcm Belgium and France and, with the situation caused In luikiA s Jst, 01 her 'war-j ______ _ ships, atimst ostoriihli inenilly na- Tf TJ lyl A tiais not cleir Luougli to reveal J-rf i V IT A JT1L J. Tl what its outcome be, comes the announcement that the. Japanese and British have begun a general attack on Germany's fortified base at Tsiug Tan.- The shelling o! Tsfng ;.Tau began the dawn of the -Japanese Km- peror's birthday today and at'last accounts was proceeding vigorously. Tsing 'i'au has hocn invested by: laud and sea virtually since the com- mencement of hostilities in Europe. Severe fighting" still continues in Belgium, but there is no. mention by any of.the of a resump- tion of the sanguinary encounters of the early week. The British war of- fice sa) are steadily gain- ing ground .or, 'the western wing, hut that the German resistance is, stub- horn. Of ujie operations along the line in northern France, tlio French: report a recriidtsencc of the, 'activity near Reims alonj tlic liaigljts of tlie Mciise and to the south 01 Freshes on the Woevre. Germans made claim to '.successful attacks in the region of Nieuport and Ypres and to- the occupation of allied j territory in the Argbrine forest. Oi t'he situation, in the Berlin of- fered no report. Petrograd, on .tlie. oilier hand, claimed continued successes', on the. east Prussian front and .beyond the Vistula. CRUISERS CAPTURED o o The picture on the right shows .Can- adian' Red Cross nurses who are io attend the wounded at St. Thomas' Hospital, London. .On the left is seen one'of the many re-unions when rela- join the Overseas soldiers. London, Oct. dispatch to the Post from Sydney, N.S.W., says it is reported that the Ger- man armored cruisers Scharnorst-- and Gneisenau have been captur-: ed as a result of th.s failure of their coal supply. There is no of- ficial confirmation of the report to be had here. COLONIALS IN EGYPT NOT CANUCKS Ottawa, Oct. days ago, a cable slated that a portion of the Canadian overseas army was hi Egypt. This was 'incorrect, hut is taken Mail in the Boxes All Destroyed but Sacks Were Pool Room Burned Blainnorc, Oct. GERMANS RESPONSIBLE Influence of German Officers and Crew Inspired the Movement Germans Give Up the Struggle for Calais and and Allies Fight for Belgium GUNS PLAYED HAvuC On-Th.e-FrenihC.oast Uct ife light for Calais is praUlcil l_ the great hattle on the has taken another pliau. It is the allies lighting for' Hi-lgtum ut taking the aggus ne mil su I >r all Roes Vcllv .The ol the British battleships plaMd IHVOL with tin, best artillen tht dermans tan put up against them Uieit! gieit siegt. howitxprs arc 61 do use dgnmsfc a mobile licet. Iheir most ]0imflll field guns require extraordinary luck- as well as a maximum oi still to be effective against the lighter warships, which, lire while travelling, at. .full speed on a diagonal course that pre- sents the least possible aiming sur- face, and al.sn renders it impossible for them to get the exact ranges. The Veiscr of West Flanders which has proven an impassible bimer to the Germans, is 'a sluggish stream at test. Now it is crimson'with'blood anil dammed in .places with corpses, so that its waters overflow into the lields beside ,its course, that ..were, until the dykes were" cut to submerge them, fertile meadows of green. GENEHAL 13V ALLIED FORCES' London, Clot impression created here, the latest new" is the Germans i ment to the effect that after mscstl anil stretching from Bribes to Thor iga'ion tt o subject is considered wor- out, Koulcrs and Comtrai th; ol it Whi-tliei- from Brunes tbii line extends to Ostend or 7ee is a moot ert point, there icing up to the pres cut no confirmation of the .reported occupation oi Ostend by the allies. all destroyed, but other mail in sacks was saved. SHio building in which.the ipool ha.ll was located belonged to Mar On. The total loss is put at partly covered by insurance. IKS MESOIGISy WIUL HOLD CONVENTION TO CANDIDATE FOR FEDERAL HOUSE mans who had taken possession of RamscapeHe were driven out of this town a counter attack. J i________ "To the south of Ypres we lost some points of support, HoUeteke and) Alnrlmtl. Oct nl) i Zanvorde, but progressed east of (tusfnatiu held in Ypres in the direction of Passchen- j ft u is (iccitlid to daelc hold i ton rntion wiUnu Hit Between Lsbasse and Arras, all the niontlis 101 the selection CANADA PLACES EMBARGO Ottawa, Oni.. Oct. Canad- ian government today, placed an em- bargo on the expectation to au> coun try at Tvar Cieat Britim of anj articles 'which be of use to them in prosecuting the ivar The fnr-reuchine; contraband on ait iclps of war ajsp.prevents the export ation ol" contrahaini to COUP In )io ttoiiid in turn it to com tries at Great Biitaln i cv.t sud the Inrt aboard ing hut under control Ihe Ic est EDnS but we were compelled to with 1100 imrels of oil nhich the j Mills had 11 000 000 feet of low m draw In the vicinity of Vailly. British diverted to their, tlie for tutting ind the have advanced In the region of own use the woik com .plant IP icbuilt acconliUj., lu Souain and has been a vio.ent plctcd the Niriitt' wis PT niildd to proved to Hotleniam Uic liner had aboaui toda> 3250 passcn A Anstie nini aacr of the j engagement in the Argonne, Ihe fire of origin, hiding falarted in three plricca it once In the Woevre district we again won ground In the foreii of Le A FORMER ALBERTA LADY Paris, Oct Mme Philip Roj wiit. ui HIP Canuuian commissioner geueral in Paris, birtn to a son, on October 6, 1ms christened him jGeoi-go Albert, after tho Klnga ol Biitain and of Belgium; Paris Oct. announcement-'was made today that the government would re turn to Paris from Bordeaux on November that Par- liament would -iheet oa ber 15, cmergenojr laws. In cases theie is discloset Britain tr tlicie suspicion of Jt ua ;uraluntion aliouU gr ntod inaj hf iusppnded iLtion on tlai me has not tahen. Woman Tried To Ride On The Bumpen C. P. H. employees are talking tc d-u ibout an atNtupt mile hs ht i darins; noinan an her husband to ride the hunkers t '-pokane in quest OL work the lad had prepared for the thrilling rldf b dtjckinb out m a suit of her hu; band's clothes, and the trainmrn wh discovered tne pair vere rafter tal en aback for a time when the; learned fie truth The wife claimed to be of MSI parentage anil to prove that-, stock good, slatcd'that-, vear she come in "i ivlnch earned de Ihe distovetv took Iwr and dm for tlw nwewaw so that the little Jrisiplady could in more in keeping vith bet kick ;