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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 12, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME Vh. LETHBRIDGE, ALBEHTA, GERMANRETREAT DEVELO CANADIANS MAY FIGHT FIRST ON GERMAN SOIL That is What Ottawa Military Experts Reception for the Canadians in of Sail- ing Kept Secret But They Will be in England by October "BUSINESS AS USUAL Ottawa, Ont.i Sept Militia rcatlved a cable from Sir Trevor Dawton, of a corhmlvslon organ- lied In' Grtat Britain to receive ths' Canadian troops on arrival. It Has. arrangad that Mr. Burbidge, a Londoner with Har rod'i departmetital storei, will after.: banking arrangements -frfem" the overseas forces 'on their arrival jn Eng land This" the first indication In Canada regaining a we I coma to troops It practically cvrtaip from the report that the Canadian-force 'will'land upon English aoil before proc-serf Ing to the scene df hostilities, and In visw of recent ments In is believed military experts that Canadians are likely to see their fighting1 on French or oh German soil. The probable'date of departure of Canadian' force Is being .kept the expectation Is that the first army division, the Priqcess PatriciaVan'd Service corps now being organiz ed at in Eng land by October I. I Friction Results in Loss ef Pow- efpHouse _ Now'Burn Coal Alta Sept i Special) botweep Cltj- Ennineer Althaui and ths Natural Co terminated In gas being" removed from the city pover house, and coal furnace: being The cauae of the trouble aroie the reading of the meter, which installed bv company Mr Altbam beinf of the eplnion that more ca? was regiaterei than actually coniumed during the month The acgount waa paid ynder protest and tha engfn requested ttiRta government ex pert bq Howix to test the met er company refused to go to tbe expense and the gas was accordingly taken out poesibh meaning a little more expense to the town to Imve to use coal 'it will certainly mean ithe cpmpjrav nill iOBe a nice V further and to be arbitary action of tbe was also aired at councjl -fjrssting this when douhcillor McDonnell called the attention of council to the facl that Gas Co demands a denoait 00 from ail lonsumere of gas 'who da nqt own" the Tjouse in which "they reside This action wag calculated by to be liable to work great iardnhip's on mattj I people who conld pot affprd to put up this amount but "would tike; to have tfie gaa inatalled policy ot the -ariftan in the r treasurer was in to officials of the with a view getilngUhetamount of the deposit n dncidto.'lsSf i-' i i i i' i i Fyshe-McLaws Ul Reserve Macleod, 12 (Special Brilliig, ,on the Blood Re are to commence at an earlj dale ai. a derrick has been erected pn of the rwneTand the' drilling outfit is on the groBltd Thl to the Norta West Drilling who are rc- havi into a con traof wifli the MoLaws' sjn tof "toe 'dVitline of a well (out the oil rigit leaded by fn of that these by the Big Run Just CompIetecJ-r-Cei- many at 1915 Seed Coming froni' Rajmond Depi 12 a result of the ruri just concludod atjthe- big re- finery of the Knight Sagar 900 000 Raymond sugar i on the markct.'.'apd'ibasing tions on the ordcis nou pouring m at the oflice from all parti, 01 liic it not last long1-------- Ihe campaign hwn a short but successful one, and. the sugar turnetf out is of superior quahtv Officials aie pleased with jjie run There were as high as 9Q men. on the pav roll during the fand the on b regret is that the suppU of ran imaterial is ,so Speaking to our coriespondent Manager Ellison staled that he not cntirelj dcspaireii of securing a supply of seed for al the outlook at present not bright of the seed comes from and" Hungary and the European war clos- es them to eten if thc> iiad the seed, which they mil not Ihe war af feet the b S al though they ill hkelj haVc seed suf Pcient for 1915 special endeavor te mado to procure sepd, a Wars are not always won by allies in the fiell Those 'who remain at home carrjmg on business nmj en sure the outcome too are That is one reason Britain hopes fo wia the war Tim slogan suggested in Britain; which is, ;ali parts of the Empire is "Business as .usual. Troops are Operating on Bojh Wings of ihe Retreahng Austnan Army Petrograd, Sept. see? ond liattle in Galicia resulted eren more satisfactorih1 to Russians than the first. The .Aus: t'riaii lossfs are estimated of are pris oners f Petrograd, Sept. Servia are continuing their offensivo 0 'ANOTHER NEW COLONY 9ntam Occupi-s Scat of Govern 1 ment of Bismarck f -Archipelago London, "Sent. Admir- ialty.'a'niibunced this afternoon that the 3ntish fjeet has ocuipiea 'Herb rtshohe on Blanch the seat of ment of the German Bismarck in the Sol onion Islands, East Indies Major Brown Can Raise 75 Rangers at Moments No- to Shoot sure to bigh and it i6 strong taffi r govern Operations of the Russian troop: on. wings in the rear of-tfte SPAIN OUt Waehingtbn, Sept 12-r-Re that thc'eilies ere dei.led'todai; by thn'Sranlfth .Am bassador at Berl'ln, according to a wireless message received today 4. ij MOTMT AGAINST ;eiited a note 6 Vi7ier, protesting against' the decree 4 Issued Dy rltSntly, under tile tefnis ot which 4be 4 trcilj rights accorded forelgfi 4 en in the pan arej aMHthe'a' f to the west of turning moiement against the will be -Srought Mh It Al stnans -flank ,s proceedmg Canada Will P Send Contingent Ottawa, Sept there doubts is to Canada will stad a second expeditionary' armv to Europe, the} were put' rest bv tw statement of Premier" Important Announcement for Those Ihferesterl in Alberta 'Oil Development 1 the depression caus I vpti by the War, all leases to gas and petroleum rights are to be ex riended tone The announce Ment of this important decision f was made yesterday by R B Ben of Parliament for fcaljary i, i 'TJic eff-ct of this decision Is "that al'i leases of date March 3, 19-14, which1-is the date of a very f Jarge proportion of the leases will i In effect without further pay Aineht, of rentals until March 2, 1 19.T6 Sept Botha in Parliament toda> that quith in the British HousVThurVhTy trom Gerra1flu SoJthwest and in the wired statement of Hen (Africa wre entrenched In British ter fitory near the boundarj He stated Africa was preparing to attack and dislodge them The Pie infer elpltmed that plans for a gen era! oftenpfve movement Africa were, com Haicotirt to tlit Duke of, naught frf _ Premier Asquith in totalling British trnnps it "at' posed To ram cqunted in his Canadians, which shows Onat Britain is flgurtagjoa a arm) from tie poraiaton. the troops have started 1t Jotfo, ALLIES WIN THE DAY ON PLAINS OF CHAMPAGNE German Centre Enemy Npw Within 60 Miles of; Capture Resistance of Whole German Army Corps Captured London, Sept. troops have crossed the rhev Oureq and-are moving this (Saturday) morning in rapid pursuit of the is the aniiouuceinent given out lotlaj by the official press bureau. "Two hundred priwmtvs were captur- ed. The cavalry of the Allies were between Soissons and Fismes last night. "The eneinj are retreating north of Vitry-le-Francois." (Soissons is about 50 miles northeast fi, ol Farus and Fis'ineib is 15 miles to the east ot Soissons.) n GERMAN RETREAT IS VFRY RAPID 1 Accoidnig to official announcement lieie the l( thud Fiejaeli nimy lip's eajtuied all Ike-artillery of1 one Greimaii corpa. "Oiu aeiopluife'S fBpoit enemy's re-k, neat is ACIV lapid." t I, (The nilillciy of a German aimv corps consists of two leomients ol field pieces. 16 batteiies of field'" onus an'l battenes ol field Howilms, a total of 72 pint os, one 01 i-n o batteries of artillerj and- a machine gun gionped GERMAN RESISTANCE MOST FEEBLE Pans, Sept officially announced1 licie (his atteinoon that tho Geirnan foices to the: east of Paiis'aic generally retieating and that they aie otleuno only a feeble resistance to the French and official communication says' "On our left wing the (rermans haie begun a leticatmg movement between the "Qise and the' Maine" BRITISH TAKE 6000 PRISONERS The fust and second divisions of the British arnn AMtli the French cavalry and artillery cut off and dcleated a larse force of the enemy sixty miles noi theast of Paris, taking 6000 prisoners and fifteen aims The Germans are' reported demoralized, PRISONERS EAT GOOD BRITISH BEEF The half starved prisoners ravenously od beef and biscuits supplied by the British troops. Billing the fight; 50 British cyclists from the'cover- of a small wood wiped out 150 of the enemy's iiln The Allies' were hue they are as nothing compaied to those of'the enemy .who is now Cardston Alta, Sept onli a few hours notice said Ma Jor Brow n to the Herald rt porter to I can raise a squadron of pntj fnp men wfio are willing and s to y} to the iront fhey left me, their names anil fed their prepare Inessr to" go on a moment's notice Brown has had charge of-the C bquadron ZArA Alberta Rang ers for several years, and man} of enlisted belong to that unit "i continued the vu ct, mtue sen ice and is a were it not for: (be fact that mj tion with the home militia presents Mr lias received orders to start drilling his men in target shooV noith of tte'Marno and west of the will commence I or this pur- pose tnere Mill fce constructed on the I idian reservatior or some other convenient place a target range and butts. Bushels Oatsrfor hg mountain of Relnu Thelf cavalf} seem to be exhausted j The Anglo French forces purs Thnrsdav Iroih the Oraii Grain Co he purchased hush els or 250 cafsi which mil be mostly orco, and will from Jhis from (id, follow. 5 'I till s sSispped them, encountered on September 11, only feeble resistance Ai the centre on our rlgbt wing the Germans have evacuated Vltry le Francois, where they had fortified IberaSehes, and algo (hey evacuated the of tne. Saulx Attacked Si geimtlze and Reisni, they abandmteiljiarge quanti- ties of The, forces whlcli been oticupylng jhe" Argonne region begail to arj of the forest of Champenoux, Ram- .bemliera and. GerbevilierB. The 'Ger- mans have evacuated Saint on the extreme east. In Belgium, the Belgian army la act- ing vigorously i against the German Servian Ti the Servians have occupied eld of operations Semlin, Austria "ALLIPS TAKE CARE OF FIVE TO ONE 'Paris, Sept who haie wit- nessed the combats during the past week agrcf that around the Marnc, file Germans were killwl for cUrv All) Tlie Germans tried d'speratdv to cross the Marne near Jieaux French engineers had blown up jths, bridges and when the Germans threu i the famous tlirce int.ii guns1 ci the French domolfsliori; the structures. Sixioe'n times way, they i-e to Germans repcatoil the cBort nniet'al. through t the forast 7 In, faking lire oKshdkand shell Bellnohe Lomlne we have they, suueeCcd occupy hound-1 ;