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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 2, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 1914 NUMBER 223 Russia Admits Severe Reverse at Allistein But is Making Fine Headway in to Fall IN EASTERN THEATRE OF WAR New Xork, Sept. Jones Co. lutlay published iho follow- ing on its news tickers: reports aru current thut Turkey lias declared war, on Russia. Communication with Constantinople been cut.off for three days anil the Turkish iimbuHSHdoHsfctiU-H lie hita no way of telling when'he would hear from his government, again." IAUSTRIANS EVACUATE 'O CJALIC1-AN CAPITAL j Home, Sept. The Giornalc JV- Utalia, publishes a despatch from Vi- t eniia, savin? that the Austrian gov- ernment 'has nmile arrangements for evacuation of Lembcrg, pf.Galicia. WIN iy GAL1GIA COaiPLETE Bucharest, Komnama, Sept. 2. Whs Austrian defeat in Galicia was fculcssal. Trains are tens fit thousands ol. wounded. Many Aus- itri.in regiments have been destroyed. BURY Petrograde (St Petersburg) E! The following official annoirace- jnest was made pubjic here today Our forces imndmg (ralitiu havt. Continued their adv tnce in the dirco- ftion, nf Tijmberg The enemy fell bade gradually beiore our troops jtuted some caanoc some rapid firing guns and some cait. ins Ibe pursuit Continues, 'Near Guila and Lipa .the enemy occupied a strong position of such tntural- that it was consid- pted impregnable. -.They desper- ately 'attempted, to, stop our advance toy a flanking movement in the diret Itiba of Halurz. INVASION DP" POLAND CONTINUES Sept. The Gorman and [Austrian troops have occupied Lodze, (the largest manufacturing center in Poland and the battle north- wjnl Irom Lernberg is continuing. repulsed the Austrians, inflict- SIIE severe losses. We buried on tbe battlefield Austrian dead, cup- it ured a flag guns, and a quaii- jtity Of and made muny pels liners, including a 'general 'On the south .front of the Warsaw District all the Austrian attacks have le n rt-pell'd Tvith success Vssuming -Ihe offensive on our right wing, we forced the: Austrians to retreat, cap- turing three, cannon, ten rapid-fire guns and prisoners. According to statements made by the latter, (the losses -ft ere heavj KUSSIV CONFESSES GLUM IN I Petersburg Sept the Rub j Bun general staff franUv confesses j disaster to two arraj corps imlud in., the lost ot tliree geneials {Tin is taken to mean it Allestem {Prussia Reports of Russian loss.es il, of the Germans, were cuvcd lite Fd LONDON 'RECEIVES CO-NFIKMATJON OF 'REPORT London 2 lelegraplung from St. Petersburg the correspond entjofithe Times '''declares that the repoits gnen out hj the head staff in the Russian c-ipi tal are geueraJU rather meagre but i Sn contra-distinctiOB. to what is the j cise in Berlin and "Vic ma, they arej always' true. Will Allow Purchase of German Vessels if Not Used to Aid Enemy m any BRITAIN U. S. FRIENDSHIP London, Sept. between Londou_ aud Washington concerning the 'proposed .Ameri- can acquisition of- German raer- chantmen Is progressing, -.and is near an end, with the definite prospect of England fin ally ".taking this stand: England holds tbat under intei national law, the.transfer of ships from the German to the American flag would not under the cncum stances relieve them from capture by as such trans- fer would-be'illegal, but that.o''.v- ing to fhe kindly .feeling between the two countries, and. .England's keen desire to have uothing'iiitei fere with the Bri- tish government would declare that the ships would not con- sidered subject.to capture: under certain conditions, thc' roost im- portant of which- would be. that they would not-be in carry ins food or other contraband or semi-contraband materials or sup- plies "where theyvw.auld or could be shipped to Dngland s enemies England, also 'wo'uld- desire-.some sort of an .assurance that the ships purchased Would not after the wai be eti ned to Uip Oei man owners Heroes of First Naval Victory Over Germany First Official Announcement- However Merely' Booked as Missing MANY FRENCH WOUNDED London, Sept. official casn- .Ities suffered by the cavalry brigade .nd three of the divisions less me brigade, of the British forcg -'in 'ranee follow officers and 127 men wounded, 57 officers and 620 men1 missing, 95 officers and 4183 men. This report wns received in Lon: don from the headquarters in Prance 01 (he expeditionary Vs re j gards the men, as distinguished frrtm i officers, it is that a constder- 'ahle portion of the missing were j wojmlt i mui i nu md been bent down coumn iml rcganum; whom pail tulars not available at head quait eis missing ari, included FELIPE [JJYB NOT And Would Like to Go Over the Pond to 'Cast a Few' at Enemy APPLIES FOR ENLISTMENT Allies, in Spite of German Losses, Are Now Fighting. Close to Compeigne Threaten Antwerp IN WESTERN THEATRE OF WAR London, Sept. corner of the curtain over the battle drama in northwestern I'rani'C hns mcmeniurily been raised. It shows the Allies battling In prevent the success of the German assaults cm the npju-r.Ui.-c. less ihiii) fifty mill's from Paris. On tliu upper Disc, the British are fighting desperately to prevent tin- (icnnans i'roni securing one of the most direct to Paris. Ken's of this battle reaching here .from tivo different sources is the. lirst definite ini'urnuition since the end of the battle of Mons. The battle raged Sunday and Monday and by sheer weight of num- bers the Uormans secured a slight advantage. Trial on-Charge of! Theft is in Progress at Police Barracks IS HE A SPY OF GERMAN ARMY Charged with the tlieft'of a diamond Don Filipe Gonzalez, late staff cap- ring and 00 m cash, Can Hans Pet tain on Gcneial itafl, soldi_r er Koken, beheted to be a lieutenant crack rifleman and sable L. the German army, was arrested an WAR BULLETIN H.M.S. AMETHYST, th.s Bri was damaged slight- ly in the first engagement with the German navy in the North Sea on August'. 25, when the of fortune. i longs all thc hotness in .his Spanish system, to 0112 wal- lop at Ber Kaiser, or a few of bis j soldiers. Gonzalez was through the forepart of the recent scrape in -J.lexico, but to fall into the hands of the enemy at. Chihuahua, and ai'tsr 'digging his way out of an adobe shack, where he had been imprisoned, sending the guard .in to the happy he crossed the Rio Grande, anil ran all 'the way to Can- ada. But. things have -changed, since DESPERATE FIGHT NEAR COMPEIGNK Paris, Sept. Emigrants from Crepy-en-Valois, in tlie department of Olse, miles southeast of Compeigne, report ifhat the Germans were crushed near there, and the piles of bodies were lying n yard. high. A sergeant wounded In the neighborhood j of Compeigne declares he witnosBed the annihilation of an entire "Ge'riuah, division by the French artillery. (GERMAN REGIMENT j COMPLETELY DESTROYED Boulogne, Sent. of German infantry basybeeivcut up and almost completely destroyed by allies be "C of German tioops hastbeeh surrounded in .a forest which is-, being." fiercely bombarded on all sides by the allies Heavy slaughter occurred -during a tfto battle, which fmaih ended with the letiinnent of tbe leaving large numbers of dead -and'' wounded on the field. The losses' ot the allies were also heavy. FOURTEEN 'GERMAN OFFICERS -CAPTURED Paris, Sept. The Petit Parisien today says that fourteen German staff then IlueUi has te n ihmmat'H and First Battle i ib the whole show Vll re ii. n i L. ,1-1 Elites end bean notified thobc not been Squadron of the British naw includ i} a t home for and thc lis compus- pris B-------- cners not wounded, and s as well as casualties. The casualty list as received eludes the names o> onlj French Take Prisoners Paris, Sept. numb; ing in- Lion Queen Mary, Princess tTOnzalez left uMcr T i Royal and the Now Zealand sanl f ve ,.e-is nou_ mcmber of no. t German -hips and out msny more, m n which CQrrei officers have been captured and sent o Nimes in the department of Card. digs MCIoss the rher The po- lice bad Kofeen under surveillance vious to tbe laying of the charge, aiid his arrest prisoner of war was Momta} Sergt "Major HunUn of j the Mounted Police, on Andrew Nei-i 1 i trhjKMA.N IN BELGIUM Antwerp, Sept following of- cifil announcement, was made-today: "The Germans are again bombard- ,nd destroyers out ls to the runk o{ of JAPAN LANDS--TROOPS Pekin, Sept 2 hat landed That thc headquarters I between and stick eighteen transports at Lung Kow, ab Jto inn plan ilso when the news is out one hundred miles north of Tsing bad is princd hj thc announcements Tau This is declared here to have of toda) dene il Samhoniv of been done in violation of Chinas neut (the com manners killed wis tnnsidcrnl ono of Russi i n most cap Bolt mil brilliant generals BRITISH Thc other, two lost commanders i General Martos, commander of prmj corps and General Pcstitch nttaclicd to the General staff. From fwtllc is still racing CAPTURE TEN GUNS Paris, Sept. German.cavalry corps marching toward the forest of Compiegne on the left wing of the al DUKE .VISITS St N.U., ST. -JOHN, Sept. St. N.B. John Tan today honored bj a from (he Dilko -of who arrived by l.iiecial train from Halifax this morn- ing His ROya' Highness made a round jpf the defences and fortifita lions about and In the ell] and In spectpd ,flie armory the soldltra Btatloji_ed on lie left again two o'clockt Tuesday, September 1 The English captured ten gunr' This statement was given out offi cially today. BIG GERMAN LINER TAKEN New York, Sept 1 Courtenay fahows that the fighting m the noit'i continues with gioaf uoleice "ies tuda> 700 Bounded soldiers Cherbourg: 'iOO it Oiletns JOO it Bn incon md 200 at I iris Nenilj ilhof them had wouids n the Ipgs or amis The number of German prisoners.Js also considerable. .One. convoy of .768 has arrived at Nimes, another oC.r4SO at Troves and 100 at C'iermont Fer- tish flotilla of cruisers and a war prize to ,Bermuda, His Informa- tion had not b-sen confirmed, he said, but he. thought It true. .eluding cruisers 1 of V Belbw is REAR-ADMIRAL SIR DAVID BEATT1E, K C B wno commanded the British cruiser couadron which sank five Qerman ship Heligoland He is a Wexford.. man, and was married In 1901 to Ethel F eld eldest .daughter o' the late Marshall Field I multi millionaire of Chicago expected at any minute; Mrs. Ed. Neidig laid .the charge of theft against him. She had been vis- itm it Andrew Neidig's, and on Mon- day discovered the loss-of her ring aud the cash, reporting-the same to the.police. It appears that Koken had also been visiting at the Neidig farm, and after.a fruitless search for the missing articles had been made, Ko- ken was- suspected. Sergt.-Major Hiimby took up the case, and after a prel ninary search, the prisoner was [taken behind the barn and 'thorough- ly gone over. Tucked away in a rent 'found, and Koken later took the offi cer into the house and showed him thp ring.- His preliminary in things are now what vou call 'Jacob' in IIP. said, I have too there, and I don t KnCA g ttuif, a in back. Then my uncle's estates'j haic all ruined and I would' M to lose ill I had -uuwav to out no information is tbe cbief wi is going oh at the barracks-1 today Supt. Wilson states tliac-'lie is auth- Wilson Will Be A Presidential j I don t w uit to go back mil have to i ou do it rcnain Canadi Tint s just what 1 am coming same m to i ethnndyj (o enlist in nut ing aiming- at the iteeple pi. the which is La, prominent> landmark for miles around. "Certain movements of the Germai- troops in the direction of Assche, ill the province of Brabant, six -milei northwest rise to the belief that the.Germans "were contem- plating a movement towards Ter- monde, fifteen' miles east of Ghent. However, .the Belgian .troops have been re-inforced on account of the. necessity of preserving., control of Waasliml. The enemy advanced from Brussels to Assche yesterday, but could not penertate further north. and Aiostreet, sixteen and fifteen miles, respectively, from Ghent, n. different have beeh'ocr cupied by the Germans. "In the provinces of Antwerp-and Lemberg, the situation is GERMANS PRESS TOWARD ANTWERP London, Sent. .Osterid rco'r- eepondent of the Reuter Telegraph _ .Co reports that an extensive ;s i educed to rank for somejment of German tioops toward the offence, but that he is still loyal 10 north has been seen from .Brussels-fit' the Kaiser. He is suspected of e'a- tn not only, return himself, inducing other: Germans to, go. PARIS BOURSE Paris, Sept. was clofrsd today. CLOSED f Paris Bourse ZEPPELIN OVER ANTWERP.': Antwerp, S-pt 2 A Zeppelin air ship oassinq over here this morning, droDoed several oomfas On" the railwav, doing no damage, but others seriously damaged ten houses, .GERMANS ASK Paris Sept 1 A 1 rpnch chauffeur attached to the general staff arrived I the British trnn UP "rebels luie a back to the Fatherland H is hinted for the .Kaiser and t that he has made several attempts to his coimtrj cannot help hut be get back, and a rumor says that he L tint German} had something to Mas m nosscssion of certain plans, noulcl be a canfl.dato farj do lutl! of guns and n.tnro of which tUe police wou-.d ammunition to oui cticnj Me gov i u tlivulgc "li.rprt-.i-v Tiininltv sairt ra> Mooi Kol en is a fine appeal Ing man, aged v ng e n en to rt b, thlrtr II. the appearance "r f Of a Geiman student, and speaks verj Washii-gton, D.C., Sept. President, Marshall a puli- lishod statenient here today that Pros hot comment upon it. NURNBURQ KEPT BUSY .Gets, as .Far. as Honolulu and Bumps Into Australian Warships Honolulu, Sept. out of the io...face the fortunes of war, poss-ibly to do batlie with tha Austra lennett, British cpnsui flenerai m this] here today from the riortb and made jjfari" nai ships Australia and city announced tjiis afterrjobn that he ,th? following statement Ihp German had been informed by a trustworthy i advance has chicked by tjieir, friend that tSfe German Lloyd Kron Prinz.WJIhtlnv been captured In nearby waters by the Bri- losses of the imst They eyen askfid tor-Mi bury their dead.' to be tvithhi hailing distance GernilUt crulstr Wuinburg left at IVpjg 'j-qsterday, after taking on fll the coil the American gov permit. i I 1 tlianrc to hilt ot Bnlam ......._____ 18 If JPTS ot but Lnglish is a keen swordsman anil a since April sliot He is babre i.uls' and bullet scars but is nillmg to tail, on T leu ijiorc if He has befen in Canada u m aiul 11 is homcsit: for thc until of powder His familv is scat- tered, his wife.is dead, and he re- cently had of accidental of his daughter in Chicago His I oine tits are shattered and al though his country would reeeittjrfifni qpe1" it! to mum Unrfei thCiUnion Jadv Ho his Major StcWart for a Page TACOMA PACKING, PLANT BURNS: LOSS A MILLION lacoma, .Wash., Sept. main plant of the Carstens Packing destroyed bv fire earlt today, eutail- li T a loss of estimated to Is believed the Germans are going to Antwerp, where an investment and .bombardment are expected. A Sub-judicial District Formed; Taber as Centre Tabor, Alta Sept Word has been rocched thhvaitflTf noon from the Hon A J McLean that an order In-councU has been passed today creating Taber a s.ib judicial district of tbe Lethliridge Judicial dfii Irict. 21 nun niin ile, slieeo and liogs wen the pens, and bdloVcl were sawad. of heads of, cat 'heard HEARD CANNONADING Gothenburg, Sneden, Wilson line steamer Oslo has arihed bete fiom Hull, and reports having -------___j .is she fun of tnrough'the between northern Denmark .liOsf ;