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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 1, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIII. LETHBKUJGE, AMSERTA. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1915 NUMBER 222 Rear Guards in Stubborn on Baltic is Now at Early Date is Conceded Petrograd, Sept Russian counter-attacks on a wide front In the Strypa River district of eastern Gaiicia are reported in the Russian official statement given out here tonight. The Bus. Elans have captured 3000 prison- 30 cannon and 34 machine guns. RUSSIANS GIVE RESISTANCE London, Sept. rear- .guards are making desperate resist- ance to the efforts of the forces at Prince Leopold of Bavaria and Field- Ihlarshal von Hfndenburg's southern wing tu cut off the Russian troops still clinging to Avania and Grodno." says a Petrograd correspondent of The Times. "The nature of terrain facilitates (ho Russian task of establishing new positions in the rear. "The new movement of General Afackenzen'B army against the trunk line, between Kovel and Kiev, might isolate the Russian troops in Galicia, is regarded serious- ly in Pfitroerad, but the broken and woody nature of tiie ground is ex- pected to retard the advance in this direction." RIGA NOW ISOLATED London, Sept- plan for driving their wedges into the Rus- sian defensive is being carried 'for- ward, but not with the same speed as marked the sweep over Poland. is almost, isolated, and unless the Russians can throw heavy forces against von Hindenburg's exposed flank, tliis port, must fall into the hands of the invaders. Although'this attack seems to have been checked for the moment, the Russians have been unable to devel- op a counter offensive in tliiU region comparable with. their activities in east Galicia, where, on the River Strypa, tliey have inflicted-large loss- es on their opponents. Govt. Purchase of Grain Wouldn't Salve Problem The attention of G. R- precarious existence by taking in each president-of the Board of Trade, was other's washin; called to the proposals that the Can- ndian government should buy all or part ot Canada's wheat crop Mr: Marnoch ;s.ald that at every conference or "meet-nig' lie last; fall when wheat was around a dollar, this matter was mentioned 'If '.he government bought part of the .crop at 7Q.cents, ami Farmer Jones' crop was included in that price; what would he say, if atter- wanls Farmer Smith" -sold- his crop at 90 cents? asks Mi. Jlarhoch. The met -is --that lies, if anywhere; in farmers endeavoring to arrange to hut at no meeting after prices rose hold part at least of their crop -f 1 SI. 50 the subject lo mentioned. Confusion arises, air. Marnoch says, from overlooking the fact that a part. is not greater sthan (he whole. The government- of Canada represents the the point of production on" the" farm: He becomes then arbiter of his own fate. The practical advantages of such plans for stacking and for stonns'in granaries have already he' whole of the people. If the govern-led. The hanks now have power to nient buys wheat from a part of her j lend money on grain in farmers' gran- Vies and to take security. The ad- vantage to our transportation facili- ties and making the best use of these instead of abusing them was previous- ly discussed at the conference of bankers and wholesalers at the Leth- bridire hoard of trade as far hack as July in. people at a certain price, and if the world's price falls below that, the government lias made -the whole of the people suffer for a part. The peo- ple of Canada buying Canada's pro- duction of wheat is" too much like the situation among the natives of the Scilly Islands, who eke out a Foremost, Alta., Aug. actual work of laying steel on the 25 mile extension of the Foremost line commenced Saturday, when one mile "was laid. The track-laying squad is composed of Austrian and" German in- ternes from Winnipeg, about 80 in 'number, the majority of are .without experience in this line of .work, so it Is not probable that any track-laying records will be broken during the of work. A large steam pump- has been in- stalled beside the C.P.R. Bowing well, which will increase its production about twelve times" the normal flow. The water tank is being built nearer the depot. Dr. K. Poyntz of Foremost has been appointed physician to the con- Btruction crew: Local Flour and Bread Prices Drop In jicconlancc with HIP action of flour millers over the entire wesl, io- oal mill owners reduced Hour prices this nee'i 80c. on the barrel. Flour lormeriy selling at cwt. is now- soiling at Following this drop Huge Grandstand Burns on Eve of Big Jockey Meet Montreal, Que., Sept. the autumn meeting of.the Blue Bonnets Jockey club scheduled, to oyen to- morrow, the grandstand today is a heap of twisted steel girders and smoking cinders. The fire, which is believed to have been of inaendinry origin, iiUned during the night. By daybreak the grandstand had been de- stroyed. The loss will not, however, Interfere with the opening of the meeting, it was announced. New grain is now beginning to pour into llie local mills and elevators about 'the country in a .steady stream. Today newly threshed grain on (In! gaol farm, is being hauled in- to the local mills, and .the threshers are cleaning up the crop on' the farm at a rapid "rate. The. grain will grade -N'o. 1, and weighs" 67 "pounds to the bushel. The yield is expected to aver- age well up over -10'bushels, as the grain is verv heavy. Y car of 'No. J winter wheat" was In ought, in from: Ooutts yesterday.' The Kllison Mills report that a load of wheat from the farm of H. Hen- derson at Raymond, was taken to their Raymond elevator yesterday. FOUR MANITOBA EX- MINISTERS NOW FACE CONSPIRACY CHARGE Sept." lioblin, ex-premier of Manitobii. and three of his former it. IFowdcn, Dr. W. II. Montague and G. R, Cohhvell, appeared in the city police court (his morning, charged with con- spiracy to defraud the province in connection parliament They not asked to plead to the charge, and were remanded until Friday, Sept. 3rd, J. H. HOWDEN Ex-Attorney-General of Manitoba, .who ippearecl in Winnipeg pojice court this morning, to answer to a charge of conspiring to. defraud the public, which is a result of the parliament buildings scandal that I agree with" statement which was "From what I have seen on my tours through the country I inustijiay 41...4- 'T j----- jr> Dunhani's published Saturday's issue of the Herald; the grain crop'of the Lethbridge.'ilis-, trict for Jfllo will he double what" it was in said G. R. Marnoch, president oi the Lethbridge board-) of trade. Air. Marnoch has a reputation Sir Hugh Refuses to Act Sept. the four- ex-ministers appeared before Police l Magistrate Sir Hugh Hugh stated that while he would not refuse to hear the case if there were no objections, yet he thought both the prosecution and the defence had valid reasons for objecting to him acting .on it, since he had been a member of .the Mathers Royal Commission. He intimated; that Mr. Justice Justice Math- ers, the other' members of the Commission, "..would decline to deaf the- charges should they go befqre'-a higher F. .M. "'Bunfeidne and W. H. for the defence, .registered an objection to Police- -Magistrate MacDonsld, in of what Sir Hugh stated that he would not hear the case. R. A. Bonner, K.C., who con- ducted the prosecution, said he had no objections to Sir Hugh acting- Trie ex-ministers were not ask- ed to plead, and they said noth- ing. The charnes were not read to them, and- after brief formalities they were remanded until Friday morninn. In it will-iw ne- cessary' to secure trate: with power to act on the charges laid in the city police court. The charges against Sir Rod- mond and his 'ex-colleagues were laid oh the .information of J. E. Elliott, provincial chief of police, which alleges that the ex-minis- ters unlawfully by fraudu- {Continued on page MIL MfiSUNII I ted Ottawa, Sept. 1. Two mpnii rifle .regiments. 8th_ at Barriefieid, SIR. RODMOND ROBL1N Ex-Premier o'f Manitoba, who answer- ed in police court at Winnipeg this morning to a charge of conspiracy to defraud the public, which arises out of the parliament buildings scandal RUSSIAN PREMIER Petrojsrad, Sept. is per- sistently rumored ihat the pre- sident of the Duma, Kodsianko, will shortly be appointed, pre- mier, with wide powers :is to the formation ot a cabinet. London, Sept. dispatch from Sofia to the Morning Post, dated Saturday, says: "Accord- ing to a private letter from Adrianpple, the Turks are preparing for the evacuation of the territory ceded to Bulgaria. They are demolishing the 'forts on the right bank of the Maritz, and pulling down doors and win- dows of the barracks at Kasagar- atch. The ooccupation of the ceded territory will follow U11LESM I Issue Ultimatium Asking Passage of Munition to Turkey Rome, Sept. Sofia patch says Austria-Hungary and Germany have united in an ulti- matum too Roumania, demanding immediate passage through that country for munitions destined Iw, Turkey. The dispatch adds that troops are concentrated on Rou- mania's frontier, and that Austrians hava evacuated the frontier city of Predeal, prepare tory to closing the frontier. A dispatch from Geneva. that the Tribune's at Bucharest, that It it ex- pected in official Roumanian cles that Austria, Germany, having failed to secure the help of Roumania, will attack without formal declaration. htn uxauL1, iur. JIIILIIUUU ims a LUPUUIIVIUII nui; muu v.a. ax-j- v. j vmnu for dealing in facts only and of being: commanded by Col. J. R. Munrce, meat today that affidavits had been exceedingly cautions and conservative, Ottawa, and the 12tl. nf the in his estimates. What he sjiys, Col. George MacDonald, have been therefore, may lie accepted witliout selected to go on overseas service as qircstion. Mr. Marnoch returned yes- Icrday morning from a trip to Coutts Cardston, where he accompained Washington, D.C., Sept. Count von Bernstorff told Secre- tary Lansing today that the Ger- man government had accepted the principle, that passenger liners should be -warned before attack by submarines. He will formally this information in the visit of the German Ambassador, said: "The German.'.Ambassador told me flbat his 'government ivould accept our declarations regarding submar- ine warfare in principle.." The Am- bassador" agreed to reduce his state- ment to writing, which he will submit to me 'later in the 'day. Count Bern- storff was informed that the United States could as final an oral transmission of the German point of view-." Secretary Lansing said that he would withhold comment until the written memorandum was received. It was believed at" the State .depart- received from the survivors of the Dunsley, the steamer which was at- tacked just before the Arabic was Supt. Walker of the He reports that considerable thrpsh- ing is heiug done in the vicinity v. oi Ooutts and Milk River. These districts arc considerably more j the in complete units. This is one mounted s.unk, presumably by the same sub- regiment from Pastern Canada and marine. The affidavits told of seeing one from Western Canada, and they a submarine, but said it bore no i we're selected after inspection mounted troops by Gen. Lessard. vanced tfian along the Cardston line, i which he met with all over the rural he states. Fall wheat is being I districts, "t hope the Lethbridge ed at Magrath and Raymond. Mr. Marnoch stated that two cars' of fall wheat have been shipped ibiit of Coutts and two more are ready, The grade is excellent. As an indica- tion of the rush of the harvest 'Marnoch states that the Cardston train was held for a quarter off: an hour the other morning waitin_g.v: for hinder points to be press. tinguishlngN Within an hour after German Ambassador left the State department, Sir. Marnoch was impressed with! messenger from the German Era- dications of excellent business bassy arrived at Secretary Lansing's office, with an official communica- tion from Count von Bernstorff, be- lieved to-be the written statement of the German government for which Mr. Lansing had asked. Will Give Warning After the conference at the State department, Ambassador von Beru- business men will prepare for prosperity of the fanner this and not lose their share of business by. not having a sufficient stock on Mr. Marnoch stated that lie had investigated the reports of rust in t storff sent Secretary Lansing this let- the Cardston country and found l-hat I tor: .while at showed up in. one or two 1 "lly Dear Mr. re- shipped by v ex-1 places'there was nolhiiif to'indicate Terence to our conversation of this that it was at all serious. I morning, I beg to inform you that my HUGE CROWDS AT RAYMOND CARilVAL, EVENT OF SEASON MAJ.-GEN. LESSARD RETURNS Ottawa, Aug. Us- haves gi took effect this and the .t.Ijii; camps, pec.ts.are that th.ey will continue tor} and the recruiting 'is up io .cxiiecta- time, I lions. Raymond, Sept. established a new Order in the 'his- tory of agricultural fairs in southern Alberta, this year's exhibition being the'' best and biggest, view'ed from any..angle, that has ever been pulled off in ..this section of the province. Thrown the wortd, thejfnir attracted breeders almost every town" in the south, the. total number of exhibits hitting'.the two thousand mark, smashing all.-pre- vious records. The various buildings, in which the exhibits are on display, are veritable revelations to the ontook or, and a tour of the sro.umlH-'-im- presses one with the extensive portions of the agricultural industry In this country, and its potential pos sibilities. That tlte fair, is, a-triumph i retary. Ursenbach and Ills energetic (board of.directors, not to mention the alert and able president, H. S. Allen, is admitted by ail.. Tn. conversation witlf Mr. Ursenbach, this morrilngy h.e stated that ho was well satisfied the exhibition, and was pajlicu larly delighted with the snfendld re- sponse of the city of -Lethbridgi: to the invitation of the RovmoncTf 10 oiety. "Lethbridge did well only regret I have is tlili, that tbf for the evening were inadequate. Many who would have remained another day were forc- ed to return home on this account. But it.was. beyond the power of the directors to rectify this "regrettable condition at such a late hour, and thus we lost a -good "portion of the visi- tors. But the president and board feel. hearty- appreciation of the kind and liberal "support" of the Lethbridse people. 'Well done, said the secretary. H is roughly estimated that fully 800 to 1000 people from Lethbrldge attended the fair. The two special trains both brought crowds, and an- From the1'Mayor down to the hum- MARKETS Winnipeg Cash Prices Wheat Oils. No: 2 IMC. 3 96 36 46 WEATHER High Lew and warm 80 blest citizen and his wife, took advan- tage of the splendid opportunity of seeing the south at its, best. And from every-available source, the Leth- bridge citizens were satisfied and weil repaid. Fine Exhibits The departments were all well fill- ed, and the exhibits1 were of an unus- ually high order. -While the season was too early for threshed grain, there were some fine samples in the b.nndle, anil'an excellent showing of old grain. Henry- Salmon was" a heavy winner in this class. Mr. Salmon, who carried off pre- mier honors for wheat at Omaha in lOOfl, was pronounced winner in the standing fields competition for this season. Altogether, Mr. Salmon car- ricd off about fifteen prize ribbons. He had corn entered that was uqua'ily as good as that seen in" the corn bolt of the States, and Mr. Salmon tolci the Herald: that he was convinced that corn coulo) he.uiade a profitable and successful in Southern Al- berta with carefur and-intcilieent cul- instructions concerning our answer-to "I have no objection to your mak- vour last busitania note contains the. 1 ing any use you may please of the ab% following passage; 'Liners will not be ove information, sunk by our submarines without warn- "I remain, my ing and without safety for the lives ot Very sincerely dear Mr. Lansing, providing that liners. BERNSTOKFF do not try to, escape or offer .resist- connection with theater, j I nTe? any comment in3 wish to discuss the Llisltahii question till the Arabic incfdent has been de-. finitely settled. I desire to inform you of the above, because this policy of :uy government was decided on before the Arable incident occurred. gard to it, other than to saV appears to be a return to the funj mental principles tor which we v-a contended." To-be-No Car Shortage States C. P. R. Official "In spite of the fact thai the west is harvesting the greatest crop in its history, I do not think there will be shortage of cars for the trans- portation oi the grain to the said John Halstead, divisional freight agent of the C.P.R. toft Alberta, who is in the city today on a visit of inspection. "The C.P.R. he said has cars waiting to han- dle the big crop. The average grain car will carry 1200 bushels oi grain, and would make the trip to Fort William and back in about a month, possibly less. C.l'.K. is in This means that the position to move ap- proximately bushels per month. Tben there are 'the other rail- soads which will he able; to make a hig hole in the wheat crop. So that by the lime navigation on the lakes NO NEWS ON FATE' OF SUB London, Sept. Ad- miralty has given out no infer- matiou concerning the fate Of the German submarine which sank the Arabic. Whether such information is in Its pos- session is unknown, as is the policy of the Admiralty to withhold news of this charac- ter. tivatiou. T. O. King took second and Henry holmes third Another former Lethbridge man has given his life for the' Hugh Cunningham, of this, city, received the sad news this morning; of the 'death of his brother, John Cunning- ham, in action at the Dardanelles. John Cunningham was a member of the territorial regiment of, the Royal Fusiliers, having enlisted in the old country. He was [or eight years in the employ of R.' W. Scott, baker, of Lethbridge, and' was well known Ijere. In same letter 5ir. Cunningham received news of the .of." his cousin, R. GemmeU, who (Continued cm. 1 uge same regiment as his brothef ..-----1 Cunningham has arother brotbfi wrj the 63rd It. Calgorj. closes for the year the wheat crofl fairly safe. Mr. Halstead stated that thew was a possibility of a blockade at the ports, particularly at Montreal, owing to the difficulty of obtaining ocean transportation, "Will of the western shipped through Vancouver and to Europe via' the canal Sir. Halstart was asked. he replied. "For one thieg 'that route is not sufficiently ed to. carry Canadian grata. Till ships on theso lines cannot cartel grain in bulk hut must it sacked, which is Moreover, ships are so scarce this route would cost mueh. mpiv than the other one. So for reasons I do not expect to see much of our grain go by the Pacinc Toronto, Sept. the.object of dispelling the cloud of that has been cast on the members of the city council as a of gruft allegations made at the" last meeting oi that body, the BJMrd control has .recommended to order an investigation coun- ty judge into ,the truthfulness, or o'thcnvise of the charges, "all matters pertaining to the erriment of the city." PLENTY OF CARS TO MOVE CROP Aug. 31 wtt learned today that -the C.P R has from 35, 000 to box tars, over the west for moving the new- crop. For some .time past "emptiei have been brought west load from eastern Canada and facilities for handling the the mighty through flood of graio which will pour through Winnipeg hesn perfected to the last degree Evcrv available lommc- tne is also being' put for the strenuous work iHM4. ;