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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 4, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta -V VOLUME VII. FHIPAY, SEPTEMBER -1, 1914 NUMBER 225 GERMANY ISSUES East'Austria Now Practically in Hands of the Sending Aid to Their Servian Alllies OUTLOOK IN THE EAST IS GOOD IF GERMANS GET TO PARIS, WHAT THEN.! FORTS OF GAY PARES HARD NUT TO CRACK London, Sept. armies of Germany, Austria, Russia, France und.GrcaL Britain arc still at death grips in four colossal battles. A bulletins, convey all the important .fuels all the-people of Europe know about the" war, yet the inter ests.bf- their armies so far'overshadow all individual aft'airs that I they wait with Spartan patience for information; has'turned hopeful eyes toward the cast, the. tirumphs of Russnn urns m tliL pi ounce ol GaJicia have been amply continued. In'addition" to the battle of Lembcrg, in which (lie (lower of, Austrian coips dcsuojed HJS cudcnl tint theicj has.been a simultaneous victory at Tomasxow, a town of some importance-thirty miles southeast of Lodz in Hussiun Poland .AlJSTRIANffJGFPENSIVE O------------------------------------------- J1AS FALLEN PLAT It appears evident today that not only has the Austrian' offensive through Russian Poland, destined to effect junction with the German army corns from east Prussia, failed, ihut the b'iow has-been so severe that Galicia is virtually-lu the control the Russians. The meagre reports re- ceived -here indicate that the Ger- mans are more, 'than holding their oiviifon east Prussia the .RuBsititi'Vigeneral staff, .according to the .point of view held in London, does not'-seem greatly concerned over the status of the campaign in this ter ritory evidently being willing to await the ot fur thSr before throwing Rub Bias full stiength against Prussia RUSSIANS' AGAIN PURSUE AUSTRIAN'S Petrograd, Sent. 4. An official statement issued' by the government says: "Concerning the operations of the Russian army ia Galicia, our trcops say-that the-'enemy'is retreat- ing after desperate fighting near Hal- "eaving 1500 dead on the'field; The Russians -took 32 cannon and railway- material. -On the south, in front Austrian attack was .repulsed by the Russians. F m nn HUSSMNS Mimn Ilalj Sept i I he Hus sians .have occupied Czernmvitz, an rccawn.' land of Austria-Hun- i an without resistance ind arc mow marching southward frqm th'a cit) m the direction o! Suczawi in the same province anti near the Rou- manian border. Declaies W A Buchanan M P on His_Return from Session is Started EVERY NEEDY SETTLER Lpon his jUurn lo Cefchbrjdge Ottawa this inomuiL, M A Bu chaiidti "u P ath bet, more with regard to government aid to fanners m the southern pact of M German Machine' Close to Considering New Plan of Campaign Shown ONE GERMAN ARMY DEFEATED London, Scpl. veil of secrecy over the western area of [lie lighting, UK- country norMi nf Paris never has beon'harder lo penelnilo fiuin during the past 24 is no evidence to hand lo show the persistent advance of (lie Germans appre- ciably blocked. On the contrary, in at least one point, the Ger- Jiinii conflict now is within 20 miles of the outer fortifications of Paris, Late news" despatches from Kppe describe the German right as at the rear.of the retreating French through Creil, Sen- lis and Crepy En Valois, towns distant 2-1, 20 and 35 miles re- spectively from Use. boundary, and of Paris proper. The fortifi-' cations of the French capital extend roughly ten miles beyond' the city limits. The allied armies probably now occupy a line of siege both lo the east and west of Paris. Recruiting has improved m England and (lie military authorities are now prepares! lo form some ten or twelve new divisions. tlnn ripe m 1870. Paris n a do fortifications m the uurld inr outer and inner forts, are so close and- so uell phcetl or cross fire that to tap fortifications and ture Pans the Germans wilUme to! fending the U reduce i gr-qt forts ni this nrnori such ah the trtss knovn ivhere and thunderous Ment i o fret nut to Jhev arc towl judges The; took bad tlie Sicnc, were retained. What to the I atheilamb a IL is lett of the or tmil 1 us cnccnile opcc ur Fan -ilci nbt't, m 10 a since then the .French--.have enlarged ruodeleil arid entirely modernized the the plans for de- Light." To be- ronis the inner and final line of deieuse oi 1'irj" in 1814 Thr ol gin Autli the old enceinte twenU one btrta ind bask tciieuin are 'he outer ring then the inner ind i hilt miles-shown on the without ciops as a result i tlic> not pass between them and! is still partU intact Up govern them masked. The outer, g ment two lears ago decided to dc a circumference o[ Ine' awn with the old bistion moat miles the protected area neint a'jouf elans Uoretl lu tlie ROSSI NOW OCCUPY London bept 4 au 1 1. cial to' Uic: Hcutcr. Telegram coin- pan) savs the commander in chief has notified IRQ Fmperor that the Russian'? have occup d OLUMANS RUSH TQ I1LLP AUSlKIVNb Viennn bept 1 A German corps wis liurricdh transported to Cralicia to aid the Vustnans the Russian ittack. hefore WOR! Rl FOR IS OF IIUTINI Konjc ]rom came acrofc the Austrian iron tiers it appears th it great discon of the drouth, Officials of the Dominion 'Tmmigra tion department 'arc already 'busy throughout tl" tjas ear pj Thomas Donoghue. A silver cup, stntcd by the Herald, is tropjiVJ This will he a feature event. ships from thb race sUicdulDri for Dommioi crecj which surrounded Ihe movement j but of the expeditionary nuny Uhfe do com pletc that the -public is. .willing to be- Hexe the Pngtlsli sovernmerit has it its to condeal any move postponed until Monday Jiutries for.all the events are corn- Ing, in fast, and If you 'want to got iri oii some oE the .prize money, on page. Cardston, .Sept. the news reached town oi' the itlempttd suit-ide of Mrs mson farmer vwho resides :j (about nine miles south-west of Cards- ten I aimlt dissentions and disagree merits seflnifeti to be the cause of men- depression which xesulted in hur j taking Cariiohe acitl on tlio etenmgl of tl e ULT uiung son seeing his mother ill histih sadrthd his puj) j and it a fortak neck spec I or medical at Cardslon winch] he luckily, secured in time to preheat The high speed was too much for horse and the animal was long licfcre teaching town but nrtetiig with another equebtrhn he exchanged horses atitl the rule Tale reports siy that mother is recovering quickly frim eilects of the acid J. E, Lussier of Medicine Hat. form- er Lethbridge citizen, was instantly tilled yesterday afternoon at his farm iome miles north of Jledicine Hat. when a bui'iet from a rifle he -was car- Ting passed through his shoulder in close proximity to the heart. Details of the accident are not to hand, and it is impossible to tell how he fatality happened, though it known to have been purely accidental Mr. Lussier had gone out with his nephew on a shooting trip. The late Air. Lussier was well known here. For- a number of years Leth bridge was his home, and he was head of the J. E. Lussier Construction Co. j He Hat in I where he was actively engaged in con- Rtmction during Medicine Hat's period Dieted, of rapid growth, He leaves to mourn his loss. Mrs. Lussler and a family of three child- ren. The explanation as to ho'w the fat- ality happened hich reached the citj this WTS tlmt in picking up .ho loaded gun, which was standing bebidc hi-5 car it caught the discnaige entering the body under the arm. New York, Sept. Von Ber.RStbr.fi, German the United States, announced today that he had received positive'infor- mation that two British cruisers ly- ing ten miles from New York have received supplies of coal, provisions and ammunition .from" a1 vessel tlying the American (lag. The supplies, Count Von Bernstorf! said, were taken aboard yesterday, according to his information. He de- clined to give his authbrityfor .mak- ihr to sav nhat stops lie intended to take if anj Thu neutrality s v. ere so vague, he declared, that he-did yet exactly what he was going to do, WAR OFFICE OFFICIAL STATEMENT .Paris, Sept. Is officially an- nounced that the arralea around Paris have not come in con- tact. They continue their movements' taking- positions. The statement; adds: "The Germans frave -been checked at Verdun. The French are successful in Lorraine arid tne Vosges Ihe situation, is not changed. -RIGHT AT V RIGHT. 5TOMBNT Irencu troops .have heen iinsslng through Pans for the last three days .OToTuS tut; Imtue liueb capital from the- advance The resumption of the "per man offensive is awaited at any: mo- ment. The confidence of the French' has strengthened. -It is-felt.that-the strategical problem of the allies is to select.the right plan and tbe right rrient for a counter offensive move- ment. GLBRMONT OCCUPIED BY THE INVADERS Beanvais, Francs, Sept. Germans entered Clermont. 35 miles fiom Pans at 7 o clock Wednesday morning, At same time their cav- alry was operating around Beauvais, 40 miles northwest of the capital. .HERMANS INVADE 8WITZER. nas LAND TO AVOID SURRENDER Basel, Switzerland, Sept. un- confirmed report has come- into Steel :'rom Berne, setting forth that Genwral- Lieut. Von .Deimling and the German "orces into SwitserlanU :p prevent their capture by tha French, RUSHED TO GERMAN AID Switzerland conies a report tlmt nearly Aus- rians are being carried -west-ward ;in rains to support the left wing-of the German army operating against ANOTHER ZEPPELIN VISIT Antwerp, Sept. Zeppelin ''hip appeared over the-city at 3.55 o' clock this morning. It was greeted with a iusilade from "the forts, but it. is not known what damage was in- BRITISH LOSS 10.000 Casuajty.: to Last Night .placed at London, Sept. casualty 6f the Brlt'sh foicos on the continent Issued h-jt night shows tint the Biltish losses in the second battle were nanip OR In "nj tha total Britain Wants All Able-bodied Men for Artoiy Londc" the historic Guildhall of London, Premier Asquith today started crusade to stimulate enlistment under th-- Brltlsh flag, which he intends to push throughout the country He is caMinq noon every bodiid Briton of military age to come to the of his country ft the hour of need The Premier opened his Guildhall address wiUi the heartening announctn-2nt that up to today between and 300000 rccruiU had, responded to 'of 'Lord KltcKorler, the Secretary of War, Speaking- of the possible evacuation if Pans this will onl> be done, the Hironicle correspondent declares, in, ase; outer line of the defences of 'aris are .passed by the Invaders} "rendi and Belgian wounded ng transferred from Pails to other ities, and the. great exodus of the opulace of the French capitil to tha. outh continues. BELGIANS AGAIN THEf MOVE Amsterdam Sept fighting is taking place near Malines, Belgium. -OF RECENT BRITISH RETREAT .London, Sept. undated'-dis patch to the limes says The valley of the Somme has been abandoned. La. Fere has been taken after a bloods combat "tte were obliged to retire Sattliday BERLIN" FLYING FLAGS OF VICTORY Berlin Sspt te perman ontly .decked .with flags. Confidence ills that nothing can stn> the vie tprious advance of tlie .'western armies Mijor Moraht the militaiy expert of, the Tageblatt expected that the arm ies of.Duko Albrecht and the Crown1 PrinceMvill soon reach Chalons :arid' yerdun, which can be easily without delaying the advance. LKSS THAN FROM PARTS London, Sept 1 coircspond- cnt of the Tunis at Dieppe undci av'b dale, the Germans an less than 25 imlesTfroin iCootmued on ,.iy ..W.. ;