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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta (VOLUME VIII. LETHBIUDGE, ALBEUTA. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 1915 NUMBER 230 Von Mackensen's Forces in Norths Continue Offensive London, suc- cess on the south Galician front, resulting in the capture of 6000 men, Is announced by the Rus- sians. Even- Petrograd newspa- pers, however, admit that this section of the fighting area is not of the most- vital importance, since Field-Marshal von Macken- zen is still hovering along the minor forts which form the last remaining defences in the way of" complete control of the railroad system, desired by the invaders. Russians declare tne initiative in isolated engagements on the southern wing Is gradually pass- Ing Into hands. .Nearer the centre of the von Mackenzen is still pushing hie way vigorously through the Preipet marshes to- ward PInsk. North and south of his strong offensive movements have been developed near Grodno and on the road to Rovno. FORMER BRITISH AMBASSADOR O DEAD London, Sept, Morning Post- announces thu death of Sir Claude aiactionalu', who was British Minister In Pekiii during the Boxer trou- bleu iu 1900. and later iimbas- to Japan. Sir Claude was liorn in 1852, and before entering the diitlo- matiu service had serVed in the Army, and made a reputation on special missions for the British government i and tiie Niger. Canadian Writers sn: Koiinitr sin sui HUGHES HOME AGAIN TO JUSTIN Loft to Di I White. lloit, brominem Canadian financier, Hughes, pholographud ou tliolr arrival in .Yew York on Ilic Adriatic. Sir Robert Uorden and Sir Believed Note on This Matter Now on Way to Affect Situation Already Delicate NO RESPONSE FROM AUSTRIA Sent had [.lien, (he German inililary attache, or Ilic letter whicli cau not responded today to President ConsiiKlencral Nubcr, nf Austria, Slates, to ask for II Wilson's request for 'the recall of her 'both involved in th'c, incident which Austrian ambassador Sept. note de- tc Ambassador Gerard by the .German Foreign office yesterday, which caused the fnitcd which was bclieic.1 lo br a r.-.ipple- tie recall of the to the communication on the the iH.au ol Ambassador, Hr. Constantin Dumba. otlicials declined to resulted iii the reifuesL for Dr. Uum- Archibald's cablegram says: ba's recall. letter .from Ambassador Dumba slood to be a note on the unsnceess- to; fill attempt to torpedo the Cunard- The Oriluna was chased anil shelled by a submarine after a torpedo hart missed her stern by a few yards OR July 9. Slie was on a trip to the United Stales, ami carried as -pass- 22 Americans. Ambassador Gerard made some inquiries bydirec- tn Visit Frnntl further was done today in' lit V ISll II IK 1 Cantain Franz Yon Pa- I absolutely .no idea of the contents of leges at the front.1' that the German government claimed some sort of justification for the at- tack on Ilic liner. London, Sept. have been made for two parties of Canadian journalists to visit the the front during the week of Septem- ber '11-16. The parlies will te under, the direction of Sir Max A liken-, a Canadian representative at the front. Alberta Must Now Raise Patriotic Fund Raymond, .Sept. persistent report has been in 'circulation here Calgary, Sept. aid in the He made clear the aims of Ihe.Ca- work of iooki'nE properlv after the nadian Patriotic, fund, wont 01.looking !f0r efficient urgency that Jack Lee, a former resident of [dependents of must, of econh jn laying I this hut wllose patents now- raise for the Canadian I'a-j the emphasis upon meeting the'most fund "during, tiie next twelve j deserving cases. He Avas ".Driven a' months, of -vvhich Southern Alberta! warm reception by the delegates, the will be'calle'd iiilpn to bear its fair j majority ;of w-hcm. A.'s share if Sir I-terbcrt from Calgary and the. stirrpiinding.dis- 1hc national fund, told a gathering of- delegates at the old Merchants.bant building, Calgary, yesterday exactly T6 Revis'j Disbursements The meeting, on the spot to make every effort ta raise the requisite sum, double the amount asked year, took a. step 'that what lay before "them for the next 12 "nie probable cost, of looking after revision in its rtij- the dependents oi Alberta soldiers, would he roirehly With j Alberta responding more generously j hurijcmcnts. It passed resolution .suggesting than anv other.province, and with its that the patriotic nmd be administer- needs pcoportioimt'iv higher, the; eil on the basis for which it was oy- Mtional council of tiie fund, declar-Umally inaugurated, to help the needy crt Sir were prepared toj dependents of soldiers. It .was made liclp to the extent of clear that it was not a thing.to be -__________I had on demand. The executive, laid down a certain, rule last year, .and it was forshadowed that it might he modified this year .in the case of married women without children1. They may get SS instead of. ?16, which in view of the fact that ..sof- diers are now required to assign an extra month to the. permit them to exist, comfortably, it was claimed. This will'bring the. av- erage amount' .within the specilica- The oitv of Lethbridge has the contract from _the C P R for the plowing oi 203 miles of fire guards lone the Cfon t-cst Maclcod and Vldersjde lines Ihe contrict was awarded jesterdiy at a price under- stood per mile. The tender IOL tnc cm was plactd in the hands of the C." P.- K. by Commissioner The contract will regime about all tions of the national council, permonth. about livc at Wooliord, was recently killed in the heavy in the Dardan- elles.. According to the report, Lee -was sent out from- England as a dec- patch rider anil was shot almost im- mediately on his arrival' at-the scene- .of: hostilities. Whether, or not lie was killed'is yet a question, as no com- munication can be gotten through to his parents .in the country. But rela- tives here discredit; the. ;story, slat! ing that about, two-weeks ago te as London, Sent. reports indicate that sharp fighting is- in progress along the- Austro-Ualian batl'ie line. lion, of Washington and the German, note now on its way, is understood to be the result. What effect an attempt to justify .the Orduna case would have on tho situation, already delicate, by Invo named S. S.-er. It was about 0 45 .o'clock Vast Taylor, an eminent Liberal lawyer, to night when the glare" from the burn be present to cross examine Sir Rich-. ing barn awakened those sleeping iu ird MoBnde and anvone who is farm house. Instantly .the men THE LATE "SIR WILLIAM VAN HORNE was gained in connection with the C. P.R. He was practically its head during its greatest constructive per- iod. No mHn is entitled to greater credit for the development of thi.s railronil than Sir William Van ed to give evidence MARKETS Oclobar wreit October oati October barley; 4714 WEATHER Lew Foreeist: Fine and rushed but bt the- house, but there was nothing that could be done to save those in the barn Tho heat was EO Intense, it was not possible to form a bucket brigade, and no other 'means of fighting the fife was avail HALF: MILLION Vancouver, B.C.. Sept. Columbla'-ha's .contributed just over a half mlllifin dollars to the Canadian Patriotic fund. F SAVE Al II LEIHE'GE Winnipeg Sept I'rosts were general last night in 'the Canadian west on Ihe piairics except m llcdi 11 LftlDEAST Something over 11 miles .of steel have been laid on the extension of the -Foremost line up till today. A total cine Hal and I cthbridgc districts i Of 2o miles are to be covered, and Killing [rosts miled points of j the work is being rushed ahead It at Swan Ruci nith eight degrees of. their grain frost. Ihere was no dost m the W m outfits with nipeg district, the low point being 36 000 bushels i and imnj ginlens in the cit) arc still the Foremost untoudied bj the frost a remarkable record 1 he piobab t itiea arc tor high- er temperatures Sunday Calgan eight degrees of (rest. Lelhbridse only 1.degree of frost registered and v bile many gardens uere louched the damage did not reach the prams Light ire prevalent along the Vst line today and it also, snowed slightly at'.Milk Rivcy, according to Ihe CPU weather re- port. Han csting is being somewhat delayed. district WILFRID'S RECOVERY SLOW Out, Sept. Wilfrid Laurier's physiciin's.rt- port today tbat tnejr nttient passed a somewhat, restless night and suffered considerable pain from the effect 6f the op- eration of Thursday, morning. S S Dunham ucp-president of the United Farmers o! Alberta, has re- ceived word from Hon Duncan Mar- shall, minister of agriculture, to the effect that the Ottawa goietnmeiit lias consented to tnc extension of the term oi soldiers m the harvest for one month This matter tak- en up a week or ago by Mr Dun- ham, with Hon Mr Marshall, Ull Mr Marshall has beci coromuaifattaj with Ottawa authorities UK result, ;