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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 10, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 19M Austria's Only Chance Now is to Make Last Stand at Gracow, Vic- torious Russian Army With 200 Mile Front is May Sue for Peace EVACUATING CRACOW London, Sept. dispatch Reutei: Tclejraph Co. from Petrograd, aaya that the Auitrlans havcTb'eguH'evacua'tlng Cracow. London, Sept. cages from Retrograd, and'admission of disasters from Vienna, indicate that the of 'misfortunes mark- dual monarchy, are about to be. capped with an unpar- alleljed may not only open the road to Berlin, but bring Aus- tria to sue for peace. FATEFUL DRAMA V. -IN THE. EAST The armies in. the west seem as if pausing to watch the fateful drama in outcome of which may have a tremendous.effect en the plans of the-Invaders In the eastern theatre of war, as well- as upon the allies themselves GERMANS HURRY FROM BELGIUM The news Indicates that-'the .Germans are rushing rein- forcements southward A dispatch from Belgium relates that the Ger man force t_hat has bean Ghiitt for the levy of provisions demanded from the city; has left hur friedly In aoutheaeterly direction SURPRISED Englan'd hid Took8d hopefully for the Russian "steam roller" to get un of Hamil ton be placed at f J000 (10 That a reduction of 5 per cent be made in the salaries of principals of Central, Fleetwood and Galbralth schools. Ul) That a reduction of 5 per cent be made !n the salanes of the teach m staff of the High school, beginning September 1 1914 All of vbicli is respectfully sub mltted I R P WALLACE Chairman. School _ Management Committee Secy Treas JOHN H. F.U3ETWOOP, Some Objection The opening round of the discussion over the reductions was started, by one of the principals who happened to be present He said, in part Jt has just occurred to me that outside of moral obligation, there is a question as to whether the Boaid cm legally take thia action. I am not saying that any steps will he taken to settle the qiies tion but I simply wish to put it to this meeting Let us take nn example A teacher la engaged hv an advertise ment whirh Is equivalent to a con tract at, sav, a 3 car salary to increase to Tne first jear is over, and his services are satisfactory Just as he is entering on his second vears seivice jou say you will not keep >our contract That is >ou not only disallow'the Increase, of hut jou reduce him 5 per cent In other words, you fall to keep jour contract ,o the extort of ?iSO Now, the Jon Is, has the" Board ide right to fall down on tlnir'.contract to this r R. P. Wallace pointed out that the boards in Calgary were doing the same thing, brought about by the strenuous objections of the ratepayers. Let the Wealthy Ones Pay Also. Mr. Higinbotham brought out the point that a war annulled all contracts, and that so far as the School Boa'riJ. Continued on Page n Joins in Agreement Making Peace Tokio, Sept. has joined. the agreement pi the allies conclude peace v, ithoul the ol the allied nations. Japan has inform ed Russia that she will not mafte peace with Germany until the war in Turopt ib ended e en it Japan cc cupics Kiao Chow before .then, TtiE'NMffiPOPE GERMAN RESERVES APPEAR; Considerable German Army Again Ap'. pears at Ghent Ghent Sept is estimated fhat from to Germans have ar- rived during the last few days from Brussels. This indicates that the German reserve is completely mobil- ized. GERMAN GETS SIX MONTHS Port Arthur, Out, Sept. Snyder, a German, arrested yesterday at Bremner, where a C.P.R. guard was kl'iled some days ago, apparently by.a train, was sentenced to six monthsvin, jail as a vagrant. JAP WAR VOTE Tapanese today adopted the war programme': of the Japanese govprilment It provides foi a ivar appropriation of tabout f 000) The was unanimous. THANKSGIVING DAY OCT. 12v Ottawa, Ont., Sept. 10 Thanksgiving -Day will not be celebrated oh Thursday, Goto- ber 8, a.3 officially announced! but on the following f Blonday October 12 A Order in Council has been pass cd fixing the date as the Former Cardinal Delia Chiesa, Arch- bishop of .Bologna, Italy, who was el- ected by th-s College of CardrnPls to succeed the late pope Pius X. Beat Germany; Then Britain to Make Peace WASHINGTON, D.C., SEPT. 10. .-GREAT BRITAIN IS DE- TERMINED NOT TP MAKE PEACE! UNTIL SHE HAS DECIS MVELY DEFEATED 'GERMANY. THIS HAS BEEN 'CONVEYED TO PRESIDENT "wiCsoNjN DISPATCHES FROM AMBASSADOR PAGE AT LON- DON. PATHHNDER WAS 'VICTIM OF LUCKY GERMAN TORPEDO Londont Sept 10 is that the British Pathfinder which destrojed m'the North Sea Sep i All Provincial Employees, bi Gov. Bulyea and Cabinet Minist- ers Included, Contribute to Relief Edmonton, V special meeting of the executive the Alberta government held itliis afternoon for the pur- pose of considering a'communication in regard to the Canadian Patriotic Fund, for the'organization of which a statute TVfas passed at the last meet- Ausirians Admit Loss of Men in Galicia Vienna, Austria, 'Sept. is officially admitted here that Arch- duke Frederick lost men in the recent Galician battles, or one fourth of his-entire command. The Germans are marching south towards Poland to assist the Austuans 1 lecPumg a salarj up to Before this aid can be giien they must cross the Vistula river, where the Russians are preparing to check them. THREE M.P.'S GOING Val Cartier, Que., Sept. De.three members of Parliament at the front: Col. John Currie, 1I.P o is'in command of: the 48th High- lamlPls Tol H F McLeolI, M P command the New Regiment nnd Major Sam Sharpe, M P TV ho has hpen appointed becond in eomraaiid'-of the 2nd 'Battalion. CHINA'S CURT REPLY TO GERMANY New .-York, N.Y., Sept. spe- cial cable to the Evening Telegram from Eekin- gives 'China's reply to Germany's -protest against Japan ex- tending the flar into the ucmiU of Taing-Tau; China replying 'that Ger many lias already violated the-neutral- ity of. 'China by fortifying Tsing-T.au. Mr Magrath Back from Ireland C A P has returned to Ottawa from a trip to Ireland. He returned to Canada on the- Crt ward, 'which, like all'-trans-Atlantic lin- ers these with lights blanketed. No German cruisers were, sighted, and the age w as made without an> -.tnkmg incident occuri Ing. little, if any, expieasion of the in Ireland as upposedly bj contact Uor almost the timo he awinc, was m reality sunk >e stayed Ip a secluded spot in a iWdb' This information is re- the north Stlreland He did not visit the official miormationflur .Londoner knyi dttar.large.city to-the United A fit. ti tyi I I te .X, -fT. action. GERMAN RIGHT FALLS BACK "Bordeaux, Sept. of the ..Germans-has been withdrawn north Morm-through fightmfl and has been tacked orcths nght bank of the Our' troops are making progress at Sezanne.. A sharp fight is taking'place in "our centre, with alternating, pro- gress and recession. The situation continues to be .faV- orabLs at Nancy, and in the'Vosges and on our right wing. GERMAN'S HAVE QUIT LU NEVILLE Paris, Sept. Temps pub- lishes a dispatch from Nancy stating that it is rumored there that the_-.Ger- mans evacuated Lunevilie, fifteen miles east by southeast of Nancy- on September 6 The Temps'says that what seems certain is that the Germans had 'to abandon the heights surrounding Lune- viHe. ANOTHER CASUALTY .LIST London, following .casualty list oE officers was issued hj; the War Office late last night: "Capt. E. K., Roy- alllorse Campbell, Lieut. J. D., Royal Horse'Artillery; Champions, de Crescipgny, Lieut- C. N., 2nd Dra goon Gtiaids (Queens Bajs) Cowan, 2nd Lieut D H, Hampshire Regi ment; England, .Major Royal Field Artillery; Julier, Lieut. G. Roy- al Irish Lancers; Kent, Lieut. A. M; S., Hampshire Yandeieur, Capt W M C, Bsfa3X Regiment, 'Wil- liams, Gapt. A. S., Royal Army Medi- cal Corps. 'GENERAL FRENCH'S CHEERING'STATEMENT London Sept 10 the cnemv Although this "action does not a> ttas (linen back all along the line ply to Ueutenajit-Goyernor Bulyea, is the news cheering io whose salary comes from the Domin- British- readers that Field ,Marshall ion government, on hearing, of the ac- Sir John commander-in-chieE he at once volunteeied to take oi the British expeditionary force, aeni to England this afternoon Ironi the battle hue of tne allies to the eaH" of Paris.'This statement bfithe British .commander is driven.heme to. Englishmen bv the further announce- ment of the annexation by British troops of a dozen German maxim guns and a battei) of German field guns, and it s farther emphasized official confirmation of the capture ot -a numbex ot German prisoners Field Marsha! French's telegram shows thatv fighting of tlir- fieiccst character is in progress and his state ment that the German forces arc confirms unofficial informs tion Fiom other quarters counter attack has given the sivaden no chance co recover from the effects ofitheir rush from the north .ing of tiie Federal Parliament, of which His Honor the Lieutenant-Gov ernor Alberta and the Premier are charter members representing the pro- vince of Alberta. The object of this fund is to assist not only the depend- ents of Canadian volunteers and reg- ulars, but also British army and reservists, and French, Belgian, Ser- vian and Russian reservists, who, leaving dependents in Canada, have gone to join their colois Local organizations will be formed in every city aiid town throughout Ca- nada for the purpose of receiving- funds for this cause, and very large amounts of money will be needed, and the executive council decided for'the purpose of assisting the said fund, a statute 'will be introduced at the ap- proaching session of the Legislature authorizing the Provincial Treasurer to deduct, starting in the month of October, and continuing during the' war, from the salary' of every civil anything above that a suni.of per cent., including all members government, and all officials of -what- soever nature ia Alberta. It was thought that tfiis was preferable "to auj gei eial leduction of salarj, which might have been considered, owing'to present financial conditions the same position as his ministers, and pay the same percentage of bJs salarj British Army. Increased To Over Million London, Sept. Asuuith today asked "Parlia- ment to add lion men of all ranks to the regulai aimy _ The supplementary estimates issued in the foim ot a white paper asking Parliament to this- Increasp, it re presents the nrobabvlG excess beysnd the similar increase August o, Hindi will be required for the army service Tfcls 'will .bring.'the ..total -of all to the armv to men, a figure unprecedented for had captured a German collier jn the Atlantic, Kith 6000 coal aboard. i ;