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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 9, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9> 19M NUMBER 228 MEN IN STRUGGLE RUSSIA SWEEPS POLAND CLEAR OF AUSTRIANS Petrograd Sept great hat-' reached Ilihn frc-n described 1lc aij Rawi in Galicia 32 miles northwest of Lemberg, is over and the Itiissians, have' won. a. complete Mctcn the Aiistrians arc retiring eJerjuhere Among the prisoners taV en'by. the H'lssians'. arc a large num- Germans: The Austrians have Russian Poland CZAR.ROUND' FOH BRRL1J. ferot Nicholas MIS that the Bucharest correspond ol KJeMa is report-d in Romi. to cnt o the Cologne Gazette report maite the following statement thjt a strong sentiment in oi Austria as bankrupt and its people in panic. says, is.in open re- volt. The situation is due to the fail- ure of the Austrian .arms against Russia, BERLIN HEARS OF ROUMANIAN' SENTIMENT is indicated that Tloumania: iviil s'oon throw hei- troops into .the conflict. A despatch from Berlin am resolved'tq'go to Berlin it if it costs me-my last, UHKUN RLSSHN ADVAMCE I oitdon; Soft 9 Russia prevails throughout Roumania. INVADING AUSTRIA Nish, Sept. Ser- vians are continuing their ofionsivi movements against the Auslrians in r_ J d, is absunung the ofiensi e in. the direct on of Vishegiad Kast-Prussia, and nevs ironi rternn Ihcj cros cd .tlie frontier fceptem- that a'H 'eves -in the fiermdn i her 6, and continued to advance suc- ctpital are Urned eastward Hie, cessfulh the Austrians i iionrtaucc of administering i fleck1 ucre thrown hack to the left bank of Ito invading Russians n.np ars' the Rner Drma moinmg The battleship signalled the liner to heave to and be searched a few minutes afterwards a lieu tenant irom the British ship was on (hoard and exam-nmg the Montserrat's list whpn hr found a sus picioiislv laige number of German names (on ib "VHkjng lie as ceitamed thej were German resen were bound for Genoa and, as it would be quite easj for them Ito reach their colon, h> of neu Ural tliR captain nf the G-loiv ordered the JMontsLrrat to him to Halnax The Gloiv kept m with her prisoneis all daj and trained her searchlights on tho Montserrat at night -ILOAN AUSTRIA Paris agencv dispatch from Zurich Switzerland the newspapers there an nounce" that Germany has rejected Austria's request for a loan, and that the baWers taken similar action WASHINGTON EMBASSIES HUSTLE "YOU PAYS YOUR MONEY AND YOU TAKES YOUR CHOICE" The Washington embassies of the powers at war arc busy press-agent- rag. When the war had been goings week the German ambassador started handing out highly! colored, "Made in Oermanv''. reports of German sue-1 cosses in the War These, he claimed to have received via the wire- less route from-Berlin. N6w the British and Russian enir hassles are also giving out reports daily from their foreign offices, so that Washington people arc getting a, daily supply of news from three dif- ferent sources, which make vcrv in teresting reading when taken logeth- Herc is today's supply 1HL BIU'IOV snS Washington, Sept. British Embassy today received the tollowing despatch from its foreign c'lice ''Following its .official communica- of the French 'gov.fnmient Sept. fi, the Anglo-French have tak- en many prisoners, mclurtini; a bat- talion of infantrv.- and mitrailleuse company and' many caisson 1HL sas Russian Embassr here today issued the fol- lo'wing statement" 'Oh September- 8, a pcneral engage- ment'continued''along UK; whole oi the Austrian frojit. In the centre the Austrian "army is falling back. Near Hava-Russka, a stubborn hat tie is being fought with considerable Aus- trian .forces. Troops arc also attack- ing a .strongly fortified position at .west of Lwow. Oit the left bank of the Vistula river our ailvance is developing very favorably." TIIK TEUTON Washington, Sept. German Embassy received-a wireless today, from Berlin .saying "General headquarters reports that iiMaubeime has fallen, guns, four generals and prisoners cap- tured. "BRISTOL" APPEARS TQ BE RIGHT "ON THE JOB" OF VICTORY WITH ALLIES IN BLOODY BATTLE Paris, Sept. official com- munication issued this afternoon says the situation remains satisfactory. The German-right is retreating before the British. The French centre is slowly advancing. The situation on the right is unchanged." The statement continues: "First: On the left 'wing, although the Germans have been reinforced, the situation remains satisfactory. The enemy is retreating before tha British army. 'Second: At the centre our advance is slow, but "On the right-wing there has been no action of against'tlie great circle of Nancy. "In the Vosges, and in Alsace the situation remains unchanged." BATTLE GOING t WITH'THE! ALLIES I Paris, Sept. officers and soldiers arriving from the front today declare that the four-days', battles which continues east of Paris, IB ing carried on furiously. They: assert that the French captured a consider- able number of field guns and machine Pans Sept German merchant ahips tofeeh in the Atlantic by the French cruisers, Conde and Descartes, the British'cruiser." Brls.to'1, L [List Saturdaj a stray German lieutenant In New got Ills name in all the papers by giving out a story that the Bristol had come out second best In a scrap with, the Karlsiuhe, .ma that the British had been badly damaged and left in a sinking condition AftSe %as rather hard, to swallow the jam in of tho fact that two or three weeUs ago the Bristol threi a couple oi shots acioss the Karlsruhe's how, the German turned tail and beat it for parts unknowrf New York report bore the well known trade mark "Made in Germany for apparently the Bristol a still 'iliue and kiclring v Tirst Drill K Almost Ready Near Cardston BERLIN REPORT SAYS MAUBEUGE HAS FALLEN AND 40000 PRISONERS TAKEN .tlie Kaiser Admits Destruction of City of Louvain London, Sept 9 has heen published m Copenhagen a telegram which Empnor to Pre- SHlcnt ttilson under date Septem her 4 In this message Emperor Wil- liam protests against the b> the Lnglisli of dum-dum nnllctti and against the participation oi the Bel gian population in the war Emperor adds m his communication "that his generals in certain cases been compelled to punish the Belgians and he expresses his deep regret at the destruction of and other mteresimg places Cardston, Sept. A trip to oil well two miles west of town'Tc- veals the 'entire structure, consisliing: of a monstrous derrick surroumleil.by buildings and equipment, a completed condition. The company" is merely awaiting the arrival of a large number tools, which are expected tomorrow, heJorc active operations ed, and the huge eighteen-inch weighing in the neighborhood of 2300 sunk into the earth. The en- gines are all ready and were louiid to be in a smooth-running condition hv a test made the other day when they were started up for that pui- j pt.se Once started, the work will be pus'ied through to completion with I all tlie rapidity possible To accpm- plish this the company will run both night and U'-ing two "hifts Dur ing the first drilling a depth of 125 feet is expected to be reached. f 1 e company hehmd this project is still unknown The former rumor Standard Oil Co. has it under Berlin, Sept. an- nouncement was today, afc army "headquarters thatrthe French fortress of iiaubiiuge on the Sain- bre-river had fallen. The Germans took prisoners including Jour generals. Four hundred guns were also captured, Spring Coulee Farmer Gathers 25Bus. Kaiser's Lieut. Gets 18 Months GERMAN COUdNY At HUSSAR 'fheft Charge NOW RESTS IN BRITISH PRISON Ne.ws from .Spring Coulee that Fred Bristler, who has just finish- ed .threshing on the Johnson Bros farm, .'has threshed 150 acres of fall wheat thai 'went better than 26 bushels acre; 170 acres that control is now denied, and it; is jstat-j yielded 24 bushels .to tho acre, and Felger Farming Co. Built Up on Confidence in Future of South It. A. in Spite of Reverses in the Past, ia Satisfied He Can -i in the Farming Game and Organizes New Company to Prove It th Southern Albm- 'hlstolj ate turned in the future, the year l9H will stand forth one of many 'vicissitudes But the accounts of drouth, ppor crops and times, will be written in reliefs of brilliant color, fbe names of those men who forti (k-ti. with1 unbounded jiaith, and a con- viQtcn that the country is as good Bjw as ever it was, "stajcd with the giinis" and Won out bt that of LJcwis Allfn'I'flier. the man who has his oW faith, with the spirit of courage, and renew fd their hope and faith in the.possibilities of Southern Altisrti as a tarniin'g coun trj Mr Folger is enlarging Although he has been compelled to boat Iho sting of an almost total failure this ,jear, lie is going to (farm harder than ever next year, he is! convinced.! that the soil here can prqduce (His Question to himself "whete can I find a belter huti cm I do to hotter the oouptry And he has uiver ed that the Consolidated Oil Co are the propiittori. owns the weir evidently have the money behiml them, as already an investment Opf nearh has been made f AUien the bit is first dmtin, a larga crow-d from town expect to The exact and h'dur will be announced later. wheat on fall Austrian Under Arrest; Caused Big Michel Fire Sept. "is now learned that the fire at Michel on- Saturday morning which ed elnen houses, was the work of an, incendiary, as blankets weie fofiitd pltiWins that went 15 bushels to the acre.' Good farming is the story told in the paragraph. The yield constitutes -6 record, so far as the Her- aia for this year, in the par- ticular district in which the crop was lsed Yields in-tlie districts. to the north of the citj and west as being .almost up to the average, and that means around 30 bushels. Sir Henniker Heaton, Postal Reformer, Dead London, 8 Sir ITcnniker Keaton, Hart tlr famous postal re Carl Hans Peter- Koken, self-con- fessed thieft. lieutenant in the German recruiting officer for the Kaiser, in Canada, will spend the next eighteen months working for the government of. Canada at the Pro- vincial jail at Lethtridge. This sen- tence of a year and a half 'was impos ed on Koken Monday afternoon by Judge ;.Jackson in. the .District court: Koken admitted the.theft of a diamond ring and in cash, the property Neidig at the Neidig farm across the river. In summing up, Judge Jackson stat- ed that he did not rullj believe the ac- cused's account of the motives behind us action, that he believed that Koken had tried to shield himself by placing, the Neidig family in a wrong light, a reservist in the army of.the enemy, as well as an officer, he should be placed in con- finement until, at least, the'terrible war wr." over. Koken-is alleged to. have had some questionable relationship with a Ger- man publication in Edmonton, which the authorities are investigating. Austrian Poker Artists Help Out Our War Fund A round dozen pi foreigners, most- 1> Vu-itrmns, contributed to the cof- fers government this morning under compulsion, at the mounted po- lice harracks. Fred :Koshman was charged running a" gaming house at number six mine, pleaded guiltj, and was let off "easj" a fine oi any frequenters, who merely stood by watched Joe Austrian, heen arrested in connection with the' and comes up before Stipendiary Mug istratc Stalker tnis evening lor pre liminary hearing PORTS IN STATE or SIEOE liondon, Sept from tJjf Hague are that liege baa been claimed In s great number of torna on the coaat oC HoUand. ITALIAN. .RESERVISTS FORBIDDEN TO LEAVE i Switzerland, Sept. mation" has: reached here from Lugan- frontier, to the ef- fect that all Italians belonging to the island 1888 cltstes of resenlsU Korblddeo, to Hice, oi Dun- lop and Kice, and all pleaded guilty WHERE IS THE -SVEABORG? London, Sept. 9. Anxiety, for the Finnish passenger steamer Sveabojg, bound frfaw Haumo, Finland, for Btocfchojra, fatter city many British and Am- guns, .Tvhllo the Gflnnanu often rendered in THREE MTLLJON -MEN IN BIG BATTLE London, Sept. early after- noon, no further official light had been throwinon what.Is probably the greatest battfe of the war'being fought eaat of from. Moutmtrall to Ver- dun ami from Verdun to Nancy. Three million men are said to-bo engaged, A news.dispatoh from Paris Indicates, a belief there that the'German offen- sive against the city has been defin- itely checked. KAISER MAKES SEpJOTJS CHARGES According to a dispatch: from eMiagen, Emperor William message to President 'Wileon, ing- that the British using- dum- dum bullets, and that Belgian combatants 'were harrasaing the Gar- mans. GERMANS BVACT7ATB UPPER Basel, Switzerland, Sept Germans.have evacuated Upper Al- sace, Pans, Sept reply to a request by the_Germans for an armistice ot 24 hours to bury the dead and care for, wounded, the French authorities reported 'to sentx this message "We grant you that nine to get out of Trance.1' -lledicine Hat, Alta., Sept be transported.from their peaceful home- steads in Alberta to an English prison in the course of 'a week or'so, is .the novel expedience which has just iap- peued to about 40 German settlers who until recently, resided, on property ac- quired from the C.P..R. near Hussar, Alberta tlie war broke but, Assurances were-received by the C.P.R.' that the 60 Germans or the little colony, would, lemam oa the land and attend strictly to the business of, tilling the land Consequently, al thoug-h the great majority'of them are German reservists, who have even acquired an intelligent speaking knowledge of the English: language, they were not molested, by; the "authori- ties. But when the news of. hostilities became known and nature of the situation on all, the lit- tle members the little'colony held a secret meeting. Many, of them are noblemen, 'who have held commissions in the German army, and with yery-llt- tls. trouble, the ringleaders worked up a feeling of patriotism for the Yater land, which wras irresistible'. Quietly, and witb very1'little fuss, the Germans made preparations, and in twos and threes across the line One morning C P R of ficials awakened to find that the little colonj was practically deserted, and that acres land, acquired by the German settlers, was being looked aftei by two male inhab-, ;tants. lut- other Germans had, without at- tractinE the suspicions of the. auttiof I-4 ties, slipped across the tearing their farm .machinery, crops and house- hold effects to the mercy OL the ele- ments. .In-New York the .little band of Ger- man reseiviets and saesate across tlie AUaatio'-was hooked. Had: they 'gone singly, _ao would' have been aroused. But their mimtwrs attracted attention, and before ship reached its destination it. was searched by a would be German prisoners of war an ing in an English pnnoo, they will probably be detained end of the wai The two remaining man settlers are notr, it is under- stood, m conference -with, the of the C P R Big payments tor the land are due fcut it IMoabt- ful .whether agreement, .entered; into ,by-Uie Germans and the cocaparir will be lived up to now, considering the turn events hate PRINCE ALBERT UNDERGOES OPERATION 4 FOR APPENDICITIS Aberdeen, Scotland, Sept. 9 spa; of King George, has been operated, on for appendicitis. His con- dition is reported today an'sat- isfactory. Provincial Government Spends Money on Roads; Help Farmers Trunk Roads Being Built in Being Given to Farm- Lcffirigwcll Trying to Solve Question of Water on South Farms 'When the Provincial has finished its 1914 programme of road building, there will be 126 miles of the finest highway m the "west, Southern Alberta. t" ff This is the information" handed" to the Heiald today by Mr F S Leffing- ,6il, M P P, of Warner, who. with Mr. Airisworth, has been pushing the'.road in the south -The nork has been progressing splendily Bince start There are three crewi at work on the Canadian portiqn ,ol> inter- national highway io Helena, Great Falls, fi Ijefng up from Coutts There is a crew at work at Foremost, on the Lethbridge Wejbum line, from point a trunk toad will be- conetructed -to a point boutheaat of Luckv Strike An- other crew Is engaged on a highway running cast of Lucky Strike for miles, and another Is building heavy grade across the Pendent d'Or- felle In 39, and from there north to townsfte of Etzikom, on the Lethbrfdge Weybnrn Ail this In addition tc the odd miles of 9 earlldp In tMe season, and Mfj or the opinion -8 ;