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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 2, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIII. LETHBRIDGE. ALBiEUTA. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 191 NUMBER 223 SIR ROBERT IJ'ORDEN VIS ITS SOLDIERS IN LONDON -Making "Effective Attacks 3 on Near Fall London, Sept. Russians arc developing unexpected strength in the north, where, they state, they are not only hold- ing: Field-Marshal von Hlnden- forces, but have gained local succeses near Vilna. Various changes have been made in the Russian commands, the most Important being the re- turn of General Ruszky to the leadership of the northern army. The Berlin wireless report a reversal in the Galioicin situation as a result of a victor- ious assault on the Russians north of Seborow. Take Outer Forts Merlin, via London, Sept. man forces attacking the Russian fort- j ress of Grodno, have taken the outer j forts of the stronghold. -vas official- ly announced by German headquarters today. Take Galician Fortress London, Sept. minor fort- ress of Lutsk, which, with those ot MJubno and Kovuo, forms a fortified on Itusnlan. [errltory, just north Uie Oalician frontier, was captured by. the today, ac- cortlin- to the official report from Vi- enna. It-is in this direction tluu tne Austro-Uerman-offensive has been the most aggressive- duriiiR tile past, few days the object being to separate the Russian army, which has bean re- treating through the Prinot marshes from': that 'one-rating In Oalicia. itnd 1 which -yesterday inflicted 1 defeat on the Teutons. China May .Now; Have Monarchy Shanghai, China, I Yuen Heg has resigned as vice- preiident of the Chinese Repub- lic. The interpretation placed on his act is that it Is preparatory to the establishment of a mon- archy, which is popularly regard- ed as virtually .certain. Providence, R.I., Sept. Elizabeth P. llohr, wife of Dr. Frank lin Mohr, who was fatally 8hoJ while on an automobile trip from this city to Newport, on Tuesday night was arrested 'today, aftor tlire nom-oes had sijned written confes sion, swing that Mrs. Jlohr. had hir ed them to kill the doctor. The negroes are charged with mur- der No specific chalirge lias been brought against who. ye- sevore homentl.v denied the'accusation, which I she characterized as absurd. Sir Ian Hamilton Reports Advances by Australians Who Now Command Many Strategic Positions This picture was Inken in a of the Victoria League'Club, an organizat.on wlrich is looking after the. overseas sokljers.. U.- premier seated -on the ntfhl sur- rounded bv Canadian and Australian, soldiers, Hie kft is Sir George Pcrley. TURKISH TRANSPORTS SUNK P--jris Sept A British submarine has sunk four-Turkish AmKmncementto this 'effect.was made here today officially, as follows- "To the transport sunk on August 20th by one of our aviators in anchorage at AehbaslUlinian, it is necessai-y to add four transports torpedoed by British submarines, two of them at the same point and two others between Gallipoli and Nagara.: Guns of the battleships have hit several vessels anch- ored in the Straits." London, Sept. British pub- lic has been greatly cheered by the account, of recent heavy fighthing at. the Dardanelles, contained in the of- ficial report received last night from General Sir Ian Hamilton. British commander-in-chief of the land forc- es at the Peninsula. This report had been awaited eag- erly, in view of the assertion of Con- stantinople that the Allies had been repulsed with heavy losses. Sir Ian slates that his forces operating ofl the northern section of. thefline, cajfc tured an important positiofii commanding the Buvukanifaxta Vii> ley to the east and north, as Weil making appreciable gain thift Australian front. If tho British, colonials now GoraWjt ate Anafarta, their guiis should ha.vt> a dnar field to fire mion one of the Turkish supply roads leading Achibaba. The Turks, however, an alternative line of within thlsipart of their front. Advise Storage of Grain to Save Glutted Market Winnipeg, Man., Sept. a held here Tuesday, at which representatives ol farmers' organiza- tions of 'western Canada were present, Ihn matter m-ices likely to be re- ceived for the present crop, was dis- cussi'il- It was the unanimous opin- ion of those present that a heavy movement on the Hart of farmers to seli their at the present time would De almost certain to force the price to a lower level, and that if a Miore leisurely method of marketing were followed by farmers in the dis- posal of their grain, a .better average price all around could be. secured for it. An official statement 'covering this meeting says, in part: "While it was recognized that the matter of giving advice on the selling of grain is difficulCit was thought ad- visable by all present'to make'a. pub- lic statement, advising the farmers of western Canada as far as possible to store a portion of-their sroln on their farms, and, in this way, sp.read the marketing of It over the 'next eight or ten months, rather than place it in immense quantities upon the jnar- liet in the next few months, with the certainty, as far as .the present out- look is 'concerned, of bringing jnces to a considerably low level. JudgeRobson Resigns Winnipeg, Sept. R.' -A Sobson, public utilities cornmissipne tot Manitoba for. (he .Bast live years, has- sent ]n his- rpsigaation from the office to the government, and will 3ecome general counsel for the Union Bank of Canada. subjects as adopted, by; the highest courts oi the churches include the following V To secure prrtiectioli tot workers acainst dangerous machinery and oc- cupational diseases, suitable provi- sion for old age, and conciliation and arbitration in disputes. Lessened hours'.of labor and pay- ment- of a living wage. Such partnership as can oi vised equitably. Complete release from labor nay in seven. lortunitv for. wholesome. Port Arthur, Onr., Sept. the returning soldiers here, today, is Henry O. -on his way to his home in Lethbridge, Alta. He is wearing a French .uniform, and. med- Bis stamped. "Beige et Francais, ,13M and vHe-' .was twice wounded, but was discharged under the order releasing rnen with six or more children.. He goes west tonight river the C.N.R. Special Labor Services To Be Held on Sunday II is, matter for congratulation that- !he churches and ir.'jor organ- izations of Canada arc coming lo better understanding and apprecia- tion oi each other. The Trades and I abor Congress of Canada t.s re- commended that organized labor throughout the erate with the observance of L----- churches of Lethbridge invite the lo- oil organizations to their special ser- vices noxt Sabbath, which will be Hold in the morning in. Knox and first Baptist, anil in the owning in Wesley, St. Andrew's and .The. principles of London, Sept. German public has been kept-in ignorance of any concession to the United Statts concerning submarine warfare, accordina to the London. Times, wtHch- 'that -Ger-. man newspapers of Saturday and 'Sunday make no mention of ;the change in the -policy., and refer, only briefly to the Arabic-cais. Brltiih Admiralty revelat'ons regarding the loss of many cub. marines also has been concealed from the German people, the Times asserts. INKED PEACE Says British Nets Have Caught 50 German Subs New York, Sept. officer of the White Star which arrived from Liverpool today, declared that the German which sank the Arabic, had been caught In a net and the crew were now prisoners in Ensland. He added that within the sixty days the British have captured no lets than 50 German Mibmarltiei.: NO It; Rob- ert Bordon, premier of Canada, who arrived here today after an extended visit to: in' a formal' state- ment issued at his-hotel, said that the purpose of his visit to England, and that 'of. Canadian minister of, Mil- itia, Sir Sam had been fully accomplished. 'We have taken up with, the various departments of. the: British govern- ment, manv matters touching upon the cooperation 'of- the two govern- ments-'in carrying on'the he said Opportunities thus afforded for close consideration arid discussion of this subject' nave Seen" excellent, and STRIKE' OF B.C. OAR Sent. Vancouver, B.C., _ The threatened strike of the B.C. Electric railway employees will not take place. On good authority it is "stated a. settle- ment is being made: That the domestic coal mines of the fill 'recreation and the encouragement I of athletics and sane, clean. 'sport and amusement. The protection of childhood. The lea veiling'of all departments of life with the spirit of Christ ami the securing of industrial' justice anil peace. south will experience a busy, season this winter, is the opinion ot Stirling, chief inspector, nf mines for j- I the province, who is a isitor to the 'city today. --Mr. Stirling sa s that the mines are fairly Quiet just now', but he anticipates .a very good season's itart shortly. Washington, D.C., Sept. Cardin- al Gibbons today presented to Presi dent-Wilson a message from Popo have results, ot marked Benedict, .regarding peace in Europe. Arranf e Grain's Transport Later -he saw Secretany Lansing on the- same subject. After his confer-, ence at the White House, the Cardin- al said he had discussed the possi- bility of peace with the President. He sa'id tliaE lie nad conveyed a mes- sage from the Pope on the question, but would lot reveal its contents at this time. one Jones, the local mine inspect or, has been transferred to, Edspn, .west of Edmonton, and lor the pre sent, the inspection work here will be handled by Inspectoi Shaw, nho also handles the Crow's Neat mines No new inspectors are being.appoint ed at present. SATURDAY IS TAG DAY FOR PATRIOTIC CAUSES they la returned soldiers' fund, other por- 'l_j nf .1 hftri a A hie flae (lav during" which they ra returned soldiers' luna, inner poi how to raise funds for'patriotic'and tions to. the upkeep of a bed -111 ii riiiv muses In which thev Canadian hospital, and to. gtnsrt other v.ortbjtaubes, to fc Thc co. lend then support will lie ..MUM I feel n ced t at our i isit will The. Premier said that all arrange- nents had: been ..made .for the trans- portation of the wests big grain crop. Doth oyithe Atlantic and Pacific, and :e'it no fears on that score. FOUND DEAD IN FIELD IN Fred CKaspey, who has lived with his E. Glaspey, a well- known- farmer of the Coaldale district near Lethbridge, was found dead in a harvest field near Belt, Mont., this week.'where lie had gone on August 17 to engage in'harvest work. .Mr. Glaspe> received word of the tragedy bj wire, jesterday, and left fmme- diatelj foi Montana. Fred G'iaspey was about 30 years of age. and had lived with his brother on his farm for the nast six years. Just BrJ hoiv he came to his death is not fully SUICIDES AFTER ACCIDENT mnipeg Sept 1 ith reference to the' death bi Robert; J. Logan, a farmer of tJilher.t Plains Manitoba, London, Sept. English press is interested keenly Ger- man promises of a.change of the tac- tics in .warfare, an-d attaches consid- erable significance to the news that Admiral von Tirpitz is to have a; va- cation. This is interpreted Chancellor .voa BethrnamvHollweg has won a definite victory 9Ver hia navjy colleague in the German Cabiu- -hae -been received iri i the city that Tim Hopkins, well known -Jin the had been run. over by. 4 gravel wagon, while working Mont. The young nian was vary iously hurt, and- the telegram receiT" ed by his brother Here states that ha is not expected Details ,o( the accident are meagre. :._ ..Mr. Hopkins is. a piofteer of thI9 district, 'having here for dyet twenty years. He is the "son of Mra Newton of Hardievflle. Hopkins, has been .long eiJ -n-ith the meat business. Tim, while here was closely conaected vith. Hope Ic-itiU mt that he "will1 FRANCE HAS GOLD uhose with gunshot and knife wis found near his farm early this morning. Coroner Harring- ton." Gilbert plains, has declared that inquest is unnccessaiv His opi ui "v L-gan's gun iccidentall) exploded and the charge struck him in the chest beneath the-'> right shoulder The pain of the; it- wound must hale affected his mind, with the result that while in.a mcnted state 1 ogan drew his knife I and slashed his throat Paris, Sept. co.uld send before-the end of the war a billion and a half francs in gold to .the United States, without affecting .her financial position in said Senator E. to- day. Senator Aimond'. is an eminent authority on .financial questions and spokesin'an the financial. committee of. the Senate. "fr fl" TENNANTS MUST APPLY TO OBTAIN CITY VOTE knovn, but his body was found in a rtVr -uisniceV of the members "ofj ered by the organization niHutiK t" d' c'lur wncro h; had been work- lUwler Gait Chapter, Daughters lied Cross work (mone, and sup- n' the Fiiiiirc in Lthhfidg'e; on: motor ambulance. Belgian rc- S'ai, o Ih'ls week The inembcrs i lief, comforts, donations to ap, a for Jpiort to' all citizens, work of Y..UC.A. in soldiers'-tram- entire citv will be covered so to house canvassers, ,'and ai. I'" ____ wo o by i ing camps, scrap-books to Oanadian business district will be covered from the hospitals, bed in Canadian hospital ;.J oiganu.eu ilium usness s should co-op- 1 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. In llio evening mu- ministers in. their sic will, it expected, be given in .abor Sunday. 'The Gardens and Adan-.s Park. Flags of allied nations will he sold. In'. every case the Union Jack will bo 10 'Cvutv biic T. uC and'one of the other allied Ilie collcctcil will te dc- lo dolil com'orts for the sol- rtirrs, to be forwarded .to'Miss Ar- bclief on iocial noldl, one-tenth of proceeds lo at Clivericn, travellers' aid in bridge, local relief, and improvements at Hendeison park. It is over a year since- a tag day was held in Lethbridge, and the lad- ies hope to bo rewarded with decided success in their efforts to raise mon- ey for these worthy causes; It'will U impossible for taggers to carry change, so-the public ly asked to have then ready. mg i ne rctaains will he brought here for burial. An inquest is being held In Great Falls. It will be. necessary, Glider the new amendments to the city charter, for all tenants in the city to personally make city clerk to be placed voters' list before they wilt-be entitled to a vote at the municipal elections. This amendment has been made so that tenants will be reiiulred to'furnish personal proof MARKETS October wheat October'-oatt Ocinber. barley 35 45 High WEATHER that''they, have been resident in the city since November. 1 last, the requirement in the tenants fian chise. Fresh application wiH have to- be made each year by every tenant who requires the pcUHege of the vote. Depots for registration at-coin en ient points in tae clt' shortly be announced by the city clerk. RAYMOND FAIR ENDS Fernie, Sept to tb funeral of Sergt, Savage took place today The 107U regiment, 'with officer iron Colonel McKav down, the army set vice ana the bugle baud, vm the Fernie Band, formed an escort being the first military funeral conducted in Fecnie, together witl the fact that the deceased soldiet the only medal man in the district whA had been a soldier in almost et ery part of the Empire, drew a TOU large concourse of people to wrteesi the impressne services The procession marched to tfl Church of' The Holy Family, wheri funeral services of the Roman Cato olic church were read by Father Mi chcl. At the graveside the regulatloi military sen ice was observed i strictest order The firing squad o thirteen men, under Lieut O Bnei fired tlicir three volleys and the bug! band sounded the last bugle call It was found by a search of Sergt Savaie's papers, which he had left i charge of Mr Smith, oi the Fernl hotel, thai the deceased soldier ha' heon married in Dublin in 1884, bu it is not known whether his wife i alne or dead Sergeant one time was instructor in lencui for the Toronto FaicmR Club, ani was an accomplished soldier mevet; ;way. Raymond; Alta Sept big carnhal which be remembered ,n ti'-tyi as tho bissest event of, ?z the kinil pulled oft here, ter- 49 mlnated; o-v ening. wjth tie final UntcitlVd anil 'cooler. Uvonts of proBriiume and, a big danco in the evomug Another programme, independent of Ihe nival Is being run The carnival was without queitln a success, particularly in Its shown. Calgary, Alta, Sapt fred Shaw pleaded guilty la the police court todav to breaking into Jour and wu sentenced to" tone ;