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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 3, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta .VOLUME VIII. LETHBK1DGE. ALBEKTA. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1915 NUMBER 224 FORTRESSHA Resistance in Poland is of Grodno Fails Berlin, Sept. 3 (via wireless to The army of Field- Marshal von Hlndcnburg has cap- tured Grodno, the last of the Russian fortresses to hold out. The capture of Grodno by the Germans' marks the fall of the twelfth fortress under the Teu- tonic attacks on the eastern war front within a month, beginning with the fall of Warsaw on Aug- ust 5. Grodno became untenable when the Germans cut the Grodno-Vilna railway line to the northeast- and were .fiahting their way to stronghold from both west The Fluasian.war office says: "Havirtn'MieW. the position long enough 'to .secure-, the safety of the retrograde operations on the the and CONTINUE ARTILLERY FIGHTINl London, Sent. tbil western front there lias been} P continuation of artillery act- ivity on the part of the French Hint has been in evidence of late. .J. v STREET-BARRICADES IN THE SUBURBS OF PRZEMYSL Street burricutlcs erected by the- Husaians in their retreat to impede the German ailvancc. central and southern parts of the lln's, the Russian retreat con- tirr-iec." Strong in the North London, Sept. re- sistance to German pressure in the north continues and Petrograd in its latest statement reports an advance by the armies defending the Vllna line. Successes for the Russians In the sector between the Sventa and Villiya. rivers are reported. "1180-TON 'STEAMER' SUNK London, Sent. British steamer Savona, tons gross, and owned in Leith, lias been. sunk. Three members of the crew are'missing. 'Y' v'' [TURK FORCES SURROUNDED Paris, Sept. important part of the Turkish forces on the Gallipoli linsula has been surrounded lay the Allies, audits surrender is imminent Rys an Athens dispatch toi the Fonrnier. Agency. Huns Relaxing For Sub. Warfare London, Sept. dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph Co. from _ Amsterdam says: "Teiograms received here from Berlin express fears that the German government's decision to relax its-'subrnarirre campaign will cause national trou- -ble, as the Chancellor's action conflicts with the opinion of all the maritime chiefs." It Is rumored that Admiral von Tiriliti, minister of Marine, has gone to the headquarters of Em- peror William to confer with the chief of the Emperor's naval staff, and that he intends to resign." OFFICER'S HEAD WAS CUT OFF SHOULDERS Hamilton Ont., Sept. 3. Lieut, and a half. Col. Boyle, our comnianil- Korncrct son of Archilea- ing officer, was wounded, five times, con Fo ncrrt ret'rned this morning j the bullets literally cutting him m from England, whore he has been m the hospital during the last live months, suffering Irom bram tcvfsr, caused in the second battle of the by a shell exploding near where he was. Speaking of the battle, he "We went in 874 came out. were then reinforced up to1 strength, anil in the next battle there were 665 casiiLlties. Two incidents in the battle have impressed themselves on my mind. One of our subalterns jceeiv'cd nineteen bullet wounds in his stomach, and he lived for a day "Major McLaren, out senior major, was wounded and placed in an open motor car, and the driver was or- dered to take him back to the hos- pital. The way over a road that was being raked by bullets and high power shells overhead. One of these coming down on a slant struck the major's .head from his shoulders and did not explode until it lit the ground. "So many flying that Hie driver "dirt not notice the one FlagfiDay Siatikrday Ossi deters trie cl: flay, ins were the mun atinc Br: Decembei who shot with lyn, on Jul1 pey. who man of a pa worked in Bi William Pe Red' September oniG, who mrar< weeks, in .Tun ed her' of bei N.Y., Sent. Fivo mur- put to death in Sing Sing prison, to- 65 minutes. The'ineu Rach, convicted John Barrett, a :-Pal- .r.mer, on the night, of )I3; Pascual Veriditti, illed Mrs. AIHdi Car- he boarded hi Brook- 1914; Thomas Thaf? ;eroy, where .he had .n, oh May 30, negro, who killed New York, on and Sal- [lis bride of a 'few after he accus- j kithful. I .Thjs'.tMk -of saving a.trimBndouft-oj-Te. v Are you doing 'your bit'. No one: can-answer that question but .yourself., -Answer' It as an honest-tman. '--To" when others are doing t- so much, is surely un- worthy "of you. you -cannot serve in the trenches, give liberally of your money. The-Alexander Gait Chapter of tlje 'Daughters of the Empire are noble they work early and late and every dollar they spend' is well spent .Remember that we have many thousand men in the firing line, the winter is at hand, when extra comforts are more than ever wanted and appreciat- ed. One flag given for each dona- Everyr.little helps. be' as you have been in the AUSTR1ANS AND GERMANS PART COMPANY London, Sept. 3. German ami Austrian armies in the eastern front are about; to part accord- ing to a dispatch t-'j thn Exchange Telegraph Company from 'Amster- This quotes a "message from Vi- dam. enna announcing that Field Marshal Archduke Frederick, commander-in- chief of the Austrian armies, tod bade official farewell to -Field Mar- Von German com- mander, at Brest-Li fcovsk, as hence- forth the forces of the -commander's were to cease co-operating. The mes- Gage states it is believed the: Aus- trian armies that have' been operat- ing in Poland will shortly he re- moved in tlic direction of Servia. I Turk Envoy Back Frorrt of the Turks Wanes Athens, Sept. to reliable information from Con- stantinople, the Young Turk com- mittee met August 7, when Djavtd Bey, minister of Finance, lately rftiurned from Berlin, de- clared the German interior situa- tion was serious, and that a fin- ancial collapse was threatened. Germany's military resources, he said, had been exhausted and her garrisons now were composed of men over 50. There were of popular discontent, which were clearly apparent in certain towns. The same report was submitted by Djavid Bey to the There is a noticeable decline in the Turkish press of the enthusiastic feeling for Germany. Five Days' Remand Given the Manitoba ex-Ministers Burstd Will Command Artillery New York, N.V..1 nouncement ot' inteq generally, was n made oni Sam Hughes, here Brigadier-General Ha B., .will be given tillery for the whole rr'onfanued on page Cranbrook, Sept. Further sac- rifices are being made by the small communities in the Winilcrmcrc dis- trict for the cause oi King anil coun- try, this time in the way of giving up Heir mcdicd: practitioners, stain is keenly felt in many f-fi new grain has not reach- and; that Col. E. W. B. -Morrison i Canadians; off 'at present commander of ienera'1 Sir the First Artillery. Brigade, li-ould be Iht: promoted to brigadier-general to suc- C.ceed General Burstall. Col. Thacker --i-j.iji-jj; command the of the sec- I bud Canadian division. EXTRADITE KELLY Winnipeg, Man., Sept. Free Press today "says that extra- dition proceedings are about to be brought against 'Thomas Kelly, who is at Detroit Lakes, Minru, a summer ;resort1 much frequented by Search Rfcsidence By authority search wjtrrant. the "Winnipeg city police today- entered -tiie offices o'f Thomas" Kelly and "Sons, in the Lind- say ransacked the books and records "of-the business, seeking informatjon reyclant to the criminal case now before the courts, in which four ex-ministers of. the province are charged ".with .conspiracy to defraud. The search started at. two o'clock and was "superintended' by Deputy At- torney General John Allen, assistec by J! -R. Craig crown counsel. A considerable .quan- tity of documents and a number oi hooks were '.taKeir and- placed in the city polico Two constables were "iaft in charge of's office tonight, pending the Presumption of the search" tomorrow morning. No official statt-ment" was made with regard, to the search, though one of the lawyers dropped the sig- nificant-remark, that .it was more im- portant for what they did not find than for what they did find. A search also made.of the re- sidence, of. Thomas 'Kelly, and other I documents Winnipeg, Man., Sept. re- martd until granted at the fence counsel, when''Sir Redmond-- Roblin, J. h. Howden, Dr. W: H. Montague and G. R. Cold well, ap- peared in the city police court' this morning, charged with; con- spiracy to defraud trie province; The ex-ministers appeared be-, fore Police Magistrate. P. A. donald, who was appointed to act when Sir HugrCJohn jyJacponald deciined to deal Burbidgej afked for for one week, but this was'oppoi- ed by R. A. Bonnar for the Crown. A remand for five granted." No: witnesses wierejeall- and the were purely .formal. BRITISHER SUNK London. Sept. British steamer Roumauie, a 1638-ton vessel has been sunk, presum- ably by German torpedoes. Her crew was saved. BIG GR ]VMN ADVISES FARMERS TO HOl ALL THE GRAIN POSSIBLE Moose Jaw, Sask., one thing necessary for today is to harvest his gn get it under cover as rap] sible. and then only to pla on the market gradually, no reason Cor'panic, and If operation between, the tarn tTlm merchant and the banker, I win reap a fair reward to: '.the bank, so that he could pay abundant harvest in western Canada. .The parts, cd any large proportions as yet southern'Alberta, as threshing not likely be general -until the mid-jbors. die of next week. Yesterday iour cars This is how the grain situi oi new grain were shipped from Ta- ber, one from Milk Kivcr, and one from Carnmngay. The rains of yesterday and last night, to reports .re- ceived by the C.P.R, of the using storage i tiiG off his pressing needs, and spread the marketing: of his cr.on over, say, four months, instead of immediately over- load-ing an already crowded market, this would do more than anything else .that I I? now of la relieve the sit- uation." Low" Due lo Surplus of Wheat STEEL ON T LINE Four Trains a Week of Equip- ment Go to New Branch From Lethbridge Five miles of steel have -already been laid east of Foremost....on" -the' extension of the new. aml--track- laying is proceeding with all reason- able speed. Yesterday the steel gangs were able to work only, half a day: on account of rain, but it is expected that the work is proceeding todaj. Trains carrying equipment are go- ing down to Foremost from Letti bridge at the rate of four each ueek 1 with steel, ties, for the i nc.- The. equipment is cleircd out of the Lethhridge j arris as sOon as it RAIEFI IP The harvest help special rate a mile on the C.P.R. in Alberta wilt he retained so long as harvest help ig in demand in the province. will, apply from Calgary to alk points in Alberta. 1 his was the information giTeu to. President Marnoch of the boatd ot trade today by Supt. Walker, of tiiB. C P R ihe special rate ordinarily, uoulri have expired Thd hoard of trade officials took up ..the matter with Supt. Walker, who' in turn brought it to. the" attention ot :he district passenger agent, with result that the rate wjll be contin- ued. U.S. CEASES EFFORTS "These; conditions ;haye placed the! arrives in the so that to .oneiimg' than 'they were last .ear. Under these conditions, the for- Tlie lowering of the price is due, buyer is otily" buying for his pre- Mr. Baird's opinion, almost entirely J sent .the. British miller foreign buyer in a very- comfortable said .Mr. Baird." "He is con- fronted with .a magnificent harvest in tbo ills surplus or UIG Canadian crop, phis the fact that the Da'rdanelles are a year near- will be oi .standaid equipment but may b0 kept going as pos sihle. Supt. James of the construc- tion department at ttinmn'S is per sonally directing fhe livery thine; the lieu evt nsioni E Wt particularly in the district. With.? .population of at least one lliousand persons this clis-1 [rom one to three days in the Loth trict now liiiils itself without a doc-1 djstrict. tor, the nearest medical aid hems at, harvesting nas not been, de- least ninety miles .listant._ "r- lavcd. The termers are still cutting, to the surplus of wheat, which, by the j seems 'coiitent'lb leave his future ir .if.. i summed up by H.ugh M. Baird, of the firm .of 'Baird a bountiful Providence, is ou of the best-established grain Winnipeg. He is strongly of t inion that the Dominion govern1 can materially aid the wheat market today. The southwest por- i of the United States has just mar- ited the 'largest crop of winter heat in its history, and there is, he a flattering promise of an over- incuse their grain, and so retard' Along the MacLeod overloading ot the marfeet. Slow Marketing Essential The great factor will s the price and prevent abnormal: