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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 8, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHBUIDGE, ALBERTA, SEPTEMBER 8, 1914 NUMBER 227 FIRST DECISIVE BATTLE FINDS ALLIED ARMIES ON OFFENSIVE; RUSSIAN TROOPS ARE NOW IN BELGIUM AND FRANCE Russian Armies Every- where Triumph Over Enemy in the East War Theatre Oil INlflSI PRIISSI Germany'sEffort to Increase Navy Sept. made by members 61' the Heich- stag on the subject of naval ex- pansion, point to the building of twelve torpedo, boat divisions, six airship divisions, a number of mine layers and other craft. The rapid construction of three warships and two smaller cruis- ers is also advocated. Washington, Rus- sian Embassy here today issued the following statement "in regard to the movements.of the Russian army: "On September 5-our troops took the fctrpng fortifications of Mlkofae on the .Dniester-river.; 'The moats of these works were covered by flanking fire, the artillery placed steel cupolas, and the whole of the works surrounded mai-nipr' i by a triple tin-- of wire entanglements IMMENSE RUSSIAN We took forty guns' and large stores of supplies and ammunition. Jn northern Galicla serious fighting Is going on at RawVRuska. The first Austrian army, which had been ad- vancing.-towards' Lublin and Ckholm, fs retreating before -the onslaught of our W.; are taking prisoners, guns and ammunition "In one of the field hospitals that into our hands rng AUS trjan soldiers ill of dysentery This Illness Is sweeping the ranks of the One of Skulking Dreadnoughts Above is a cut ot tlie "Prince Regent the strongest oE Germany's Nortli Sea lleet now being held at bay by the Brlllsh fleet. This ten 12 inch guns, four 14-pounders, anti-aerial guns and five torpedo tubes. Travellers returning to this-cou'tinent'slate that Germany may shortly send her ileet out to light, accompanied by a large fleet of aircraft: And Belgian Troops are Allow ed to Join Them --Confirms Previous Report ARMY HELr-S ALLIES' PRAY FOR PEACE President Wilson Calls on All Americans to Intercede In Prussia only skirmishing i 'AUSTRIAN T LUBLIN LundoB Sept 8 Tlio second operating in tlie Krasno anodoy Opol Lublin rtgion is sufiermg serious osscs Is acting on defensive and in' places has treated, ROSSMNS CAFTUUL FODCF? Petrograd Sept S 1 he s'long A mrccs at NitoUtefT and Jlikolae.siiiiatcd ,in Galicia about 2; iiiiles. southwest of: Lcmbcrg wore cap- tured bv the Russians Sept a Hugh Boyd is Appointed to Direct Relief Hugh Bojd managing director of the I ethbrilge Planing Mills has. re coned uonl of his appointment by no Dominion government as special Commissioner oi Reliei Air lull charge of all relief work m Alberta and ducvt the ork, of the immigration officers thtoughout district m the placing c( government loans to farmers so "that they may be enabled to purchase feed and seed until they a crop Mr Bovd already on the job is domg all m his power to get th- farmers to buy their supplies loc ally He corrected the general idea prevailing amongst laymen that thi- acsis-tance was phiHntliropic Every ounce of tfed and seed tho farmcr purchases through this, chinnel is clnrgel up against the land if pat- ented a hep note being taken ior without interest If unpatented, the- loan is on- a chattel mort- gage on the stock and machmerj so that Ci'ery purchase made increases the debt of the Jaimer making it The readiness wiin whjt-h the farmers arc taking these loans, indicates Mr Bojd says.jtheir faith m the country as a producer Home, Sept.. to the Rome Tribuna, there.-; is. in France today ;a: total of- IliTssiau 'This -newspaper attributes Ejmperor William's pre sence at -l.Ietz: to-this-concentra- lion ot thA fiussians ConfiPms .Previous'Report Paris, Sept.-: S-.-r-A'n agreement reached by t'je Belgian and -Rus ian to the qf the Havas Agency Jt Petrograd Belgian reservists and recriilts.-of 1914 to attach'.themselves to'Rus- sian annie; The agreement' referred 'to. in the for ego ing; dispatch woiild ap- pear to bo conflrmatoryy of pre- vious today-.from 'a. a w landed iu BelgiUni. Washington, D.C., Sept. President Wilson today signed a proclamation cabling on the people of the United, States to pray for peace in Europe. The President's proclamation; sets aside Sunday, October ;1 as a ('ay of prayer DALLAS CHANGING HANDS The Provincial License Com- missioners meet here on Sep- tember 2S, when Jos. McDon- nell's application for the Dal las hotel license and Richard Merton's application for tlie i newal of the license of the Pa- citic hotel at Coalhurst will be dealt 'with. onal Day of Prayer Tomor- row- -Lberty Threatened by Military] Aggression Hat Centre of Jud'c'a! D ct Local D.strict. SERVICES TO EE hLLD IN LETHBRIDGE iSoMier Strikes out What he J rv T in of Want to Say and Sends the Rest Home I SAMPLE RECEIVED HERE TABER A SU3D STRICT of Officers Killed in Action in France Le-5h.: l !n Westminster at (Canadian Associated PLCS.S) London bept 8 following 1: of British casualties recmel from general of the expt tlnnarv torces on September 4 as issued this afternoon Officers Ynsell Cpl G K ilh Dragoon Guards Majoi J S "Dili Hussars Dau Majoi H C Middlesex Reytnent Gib bons Second Lieui C B Ro> a! Tr ish Regiment Hill Second J icut II Austrian Ruler Died 12 Days Ago Reported London, Sopl African World, week'ly publication rec.lvtd Information through whit it ragtrdi a reliaole source to the effect thit the Austrian Em peror, Francft Jowph, died twelve The news of the Em piror's deatli wai In the paper says, M Inter "o 4th Drigoon (guards Knowlcs Capt J F fllidrtlesev Regtment I umsden C apt C H Gordon High landers Mellon Capt al Irish Regiment Richmond, Lieut L Gordon Highlanders Shilfco Capt A Diincomhe, Royal Septs Miner Killed in Collieries at Coalhurst ihc n tioul call lo Prater to! 1 low j n oi the present Luiopean xih.rcln the .ideals, of liberty and uni ti T! are threatened l'i" forces oi raiiitarj aggression J3 ntt1 it to re the duty of all jjl upon tie God ol Nations to cat >thr oi j tice truth n 1 f o i ness and tnerebj hasten According to annouuceraents in tfiJc latest issue of the A'.bcrta Gazette, a number of new b'av.e been created. The old judicial dtstr; of Wetaskiu'win 1 dF tlitHr different Urrt an Com a feub dictnct E L Chudleig t is slier iff, John Benson deputy sheriff, and S A Wallace clcr] of tne Suprcity and District couits V Modklie Hai, As previously announced, made head of c. sub-judicial tnct the boundaries of w licb are 'c lows Commencing at northeast twp. 7 rage. 11 the 4th meridian, thence north on the line between rgg's. 10 and 11 west of. the. 4th, to the South Saskatchewan river, thence westerly up stream along the said South Saskatchewan river and io_ "ro Septembers th 'is urei apart oj the rl ?rs Met-iod'fc's Presln tei I Co JMC a is anu Diptibts t i 11 is 3. dXiotnl Da) oi Pr cr "n ro itQiiance the c-Ul i im o i s ice c-f ill the churches re I ell luiii irow a i pin in British at the front have Hal u nhich it isbopcd the letter to i fine art m n u aid Legations of buuUi thanks to the sccrctue Kitchener or iKc uill he, piesent The ser j Kharftniim M c ill 1 t hue mote than halt TV> V sn i lar meeting for North1 Strife in German Cabinet Over War Berlin, Sept. serious controversy is said lo have aris- en between the German Emper- or and Chancellor Von Bcth- mann-HoIlweg, and Minister.of Foreign Affairs Von Jagow, the two ministers being regarded as responsible 1'or (lie unreadiness of the German diplomacy which led to the coalition of European stales against Germany. It is reported, according to the pub- lished despatches, that their re- signations have been tendered. Will be Fitted With all Latest Improvements and Made Ready MILITARY OFFICIALS ARE VERY RETICENT field Where bavo the 25th battery ;ims gone That is the popular, quesMou; on the street today. Tito' guns 'roin the'barracks grounds, on Mon- day.iTwo 'Sunday This morning W. Collier, 911 7th St.. S.; received a postal from his who is a lance corporal .in the :Dorset Regiment, now at the front. The laconic message thereon was '1 am quite well 'Letter-follows at first opportun Horace. Date. 10, .8, '11. The message. was unique because it was written on one ot UIL loim post cards supplied the irmy to I Ordinance ;Cil- gary and ordered the remaining wea- mns'loaded-at once. .The. military icial is reticent about, the and prefers that as Htl-lej.as-possibles be said about the removal of -th'e field pieces, but Major Stewart stat- this morning that they are on ;heir wa.v to arsenal headquarters, %nere tnej will be T7itn Uic latest The giina were in best of shape, hut some rnprovements are and for ibis reason thcv have been taken away. Practically, every Iield guii in anada will be subjected :to the same oo tbat they bo up-to-date in every way. Tbe most objectionable feature of the removal is the fact that the ar- tillerv corps recently organized will he compelled to disorganise until the guns are returned. There will he no. drill in artillery, therefore, until the guns are returned..Infantry drill mj uors tl ir i Uc n rth cept mber 1911 j ns a c. i of contrition ind prijcr j and tl 0 lollouint, suggestions ire of fcr d us to the da> the men on the line The post card confains tht following in printed form l im quit-- well I admitted 1- ipilal and am gomt on -1 pri ate a s ion at the familj iltar I panel) I hat in eiers community there. Letter to1 u I am being bent n to the lla" received (Wter tele- he held ad some convenient hour dur ing th" dij a union service of illj Christian botlics it wluUi prajer1 outstanding feature. 1 tilut at the icgular ineetin" or at the evening service on tint daj the thought of Bow river to the of the the d emphaslzcd m jntercession said Bovt viitb the northerlj aild atitjress Boundary of the 16th thencs jtt opportun from Mulguras a miner met his death in the depths on Saturday white working in the mines at Coal hurst, buried yestordav ID the Catholic cemetery A coroner's jury was called and ttie remains viewed but no verdict as to how thftdecoas westerl'v along the north boundary of the 16th twps. to the line between rgea. 20 and 21 -west of the 4th mferid- ian thence southprH along the line (Continued on Page the urgencj and fewness i have rcvened no fetter jou (latel> for d lonj, tune) Date When Fornm} Mkms gets time in between battles .to. indite a note to his kn'ed ones at he takes a pencil, crosses out' what he doesn't want to say, affixes ti stamp, and will continue tomorrow night, weath- er permitting A cavalry djrill was -scheduled for but it has been called off on account of the weather, ajid will be held tomorrow night .if the weather w arrants Major Burnett is very much enthused tne prospects for the establishment a local .cavalry, but is encountering some difficulty in obtaining the necessary horses of tie intervening divs pastors are hands it to the mail nnn It leaches I rfcspe tfully isked arrang'ments as to make all such make the occi its destination, alright scorns .cold-blooded, but Maybe it it brings sion'inemorable and oftectivc. God home, and that is the main (Coatlnued on Pace 1) thing Labor Day Sports Programme Was One of the Best met his death revered Wealher Marked Annual Outing of Labor Unions A Good Crowd Attended'the Sports inquest will ce umc its sittings Ihursday NAVAL 'RESERVIST -CALLED No 2 Fireman Received Wire Today to Leave for Duty Fireman Heavy of No 2 Fire Hall received a wire from the paj masters depirtment of tlie British, ttaty this afternoon ordeiirig him to report at jonco for sen ice is a imal re nervlsf has h >spit8l bpre for the Dfttl month with mendlcltia He Is sufficiently ffecov ed (o leave and will rtfpoii Imme itelj If yesterday's Labor Day sports been crowded Into two full days, In stead of one afternoon, no one have uttered a word of criticism They weie of high order clean classy sport providing r.i; afternoon I'u'ilof aiiiuae-- ment, entertainment and pleasure A er> was keenly contested and" each won only by haid fighting There by an evclaah L P SKouson of Ra> an'.'old-timer at the 'distance, won the mens 100 yards race which race, all the way, W; Dunsworth comfqg'in close second, and Gordon Campbell third The time was 10 4S In the mile bicycle race Soence ged ;alpng ;about fifth in a large field of entries and nosed out a lead on the was something to watch v inning handily over joung of the time from 2 until 6 every er Loracetilors with a small geared event had its mixture and inte" h's" Clhplln looked an sec c-t T1 t uib 150 ond and claimed that place but the dash for boys Dursuorth tuok.Htt awarded him third place gi Ing easy first in the last 10 EdWalds eecond In the 440 yirds Chaplin and Jones run a pretty 'ri race for eecond, Chaplin winning vW} took the lead and main over Pitten, second, and Reid Card of Raymond third. did mighty well la the married. ladies', race, and beat out Mrs. Collier, second and Mrs Hellier, in a field of eight, entries. Mar- cus Uunaworth Won 'in the 220. mak- ing the" distance in 26 "seconds flat. ,Taber; was; second and: Gor- don Campbell 'third. Jn the ImU-mile pony race. for a purse, of first and second Bonuell cornered the pole In two heats and won first m on ej Ilutchlnsoi was second and Whitnpj third ;The hmo was tbout 48 won over Bonucll ind Puttev in the loertl horse race pulling n 3) Labor Won Out Over Liberals in Australia (Canadian London, Sept 8 correspond- ent of the Chronicle afc Melburne, Australia, confisms jesterday's fore- cast of a Liberal-defeat-in "the Aus- tralian federal elections and (gives tlie Laoor majontj as hve m the House of Representatnes 'In the Senate, Labor has an overwhelming majority Hon.'J. Hume Cook; mier, is expected .to resign 'Hie new ministry Will be headed by-Rt. Hon. the La- bor leader and former Premier, expcetpd to heavily all Grer- man anJ gcods in the re- vision of the'tariff at first 'ses- sion of the nnv parlfament It is also evpected to introduce m- auti referendum CHASING GERMAN CRUISER Honolulu, Sept. -Watson igation Co s steamei Wilhelmina reported on arrival Ji6VcJ 'todftj tJiat' she picked up a wireless from Right Wing Forced Back -Fierce Battle in Centre Seems to be Going Against Them IE OF ME IK One of the Of the European war of Paris along tha-i armin, extending fronl Haudouin.to Verdunt _., _.-_-_ _ their turning through1 the entire'Compilogn try, hurling thefr strength ajainil. tfiei front of allied foroevvuwbh'.'ex- tends for a dfetancet of The meagre the zone of the' fighting tadity-'indt- cates that the cided success against the Oerman right wing, whloh'is'Wported to suffered heavily in attempting to the river Marne. A report, which passed by the French and British says that Russian troops have been anded In France, presumably w'th the object-of flanking the Germans m Bel- gian territory. the eastern theatre of the Russians, following their ces Bat.Lnmburg, are throwing forces against the first Austrian'afmy, which for three days has been desper- ately trying to break through-the Rus- sian line between Lublin and Ckholm. Details of the fighting around'Lem- bu'rg contain the statement that the Russians took Austrfans.prison- ers. On the other hand, adviets. received from by the Gorman Embassy at Washington say that the Austrian eastern army repulsed a violent attack and captured 600 Reports from the say that the Turks are concentrating but 100 along Tchatalja lints outUde Constantinople, with a of oppoe> ng a possible Russian landing on the Black Sea coast. GERMAN INFANTTOR BATTALION- Paris, Sept. awi troops engaged in tbe battle now gressmg to the east of thfl capital, ihave taken numerous prisweM, in-> eluding a battalion of Gennaa fantry and a company fire guns They, captured also asmfj ALLIES FIGHTING ON THE OPFENSIVB Official statements regarding tb.fi 'situation at the frost indicate tbe French have advanced about ten miles up to noon Monday. Tfcls lat- est news from tbe front boa'pHKhio- ed an excellent impression in Paans, Unfficial newt; and thut brought by soldiers returning from ifce Irofct is even more encouraging thau the official statements, and tbe peo- ple arc confident that tilings could not bo going better for the success ol tbe French-arms. GERMANS RETIRE ON MARNE RIVER 'Pans, Sept 8 official commun- ication issued at Pans this after- noon sats Uiat the left wing ot the Allied arnues, comprising portions ol the force defending Paris' continues to make progress The advance reach- 'roin the banks of the river Curcq into the region of Montmirail The Germans are retiring m the directaon of the. Marne river between" Meux .'and Sezanne i GERMAN RETIREMENT IS CONFIRMED The movement of retirement on German side near Vitry-Le-Francois is confirmed On the French right 3 Serman division attacked on the of Chateau, Solina Nancy, but was repulsed to the northward, pass- ng Feie Champcnonc Further .to -lhe> east the troons rc-occupled the crest oC Uandrv and the Peak of Fourneaux. There is no change in the situation in le p COM nee of Alsace. ERMAN FIRST ARMT GETTING IVORS? OF IT Boideaux, Sept I. the Australia battle cruiser Australia wing on' ttar in Hawaiian Saters, saying aml Grand Merm.bas.heen at., that she vias In full chase ol the Ger (with advantage to our man cruiser Nuruberg on Ptft ;