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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 14, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHBRIDGE, ALUERTA, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 19M NUMBER 232 Flower of Prussia Wiped Out Wounded Highlander 'Gang Hame' iiB'" Austrian Prisoners in Rus- sian Hands Now Number More Than AUSTRIAN ROUT j SEEMS COMPLETE '-tltj.' Allies took tlie offensive early lasl week one' of .the .llrat -bits Of joyful ovur the wires was LhuL Uio command-.o'f.-Crown--Prince Frederick Wlllielni Imil been wiped out" by tlie British- Paris. GAS COMPANY'S ACTION Action: Will Till Aitjlude of Known STRONG No taken against the GR.S :co. ,wnUr Did Board of Trnds lias tcsn'ailflsod us-to .the attitude of the lfoverm_ijeu_t .towanL the proposed iu- However; th'e 'feeling agnlnst the cbjTipa'uy err'1-strong, and there Is j.; pi'tyate inpyej.'on.fooc at the present lime 'which' for Ilia mon- opoly" In Lethbridge If the rates arc The boycott 'wtl'i he worked overtime'in lo make the company .realize'thai its power is not ED pirir.ipotent'asTIs-generally believed. J. is" B trough- against a'dvaxco, see how the -company ;catt Justify Its action. Tho ciiy nothing .officially until the Domirilpri- government is heard fro ml .Secrelnrjf "polnled. out thle morning ihat.the a'dvance meant to an average ?10 for-lhe Rome, Sept. received here from Petrograd is to ths ef- fect that the Austrian prisoners now in the hands of. the Russians aggregate about RUSSIAN' ARM.V. BEFORE KOXKiSUKRC! Paris, Sept. a despatch from Pctrograd, the correspondent of llav-_: as Agency says il has.bceu annpunc-, Ofl in the Russian capital that a .Rus- sian is now before Konigshcrg, j Kasu Prussia. FALL OK SiaiLIN j PANIC IX VIENNA London, JScpl. despatch -to Ihc Central from 'dated Sunday, says il is reported1 from Bucharest that a pauis occurred j in Vienna on receipt oT the news" ol.i the capturs of Semliii by the Ser-i vians, and that thousands oi ployed arc parading, the stree-ts of Ihc' capital. Tlic' military storesarid cit'ii the slocic of uniforms lie insufficient anil as a result thc city is in a stale of MANY ITALIANS AUSTRIAN' AKMY Rome via Paris, Sept. tele- gram frc-.Ti the Austrian frontier says that among thc killed in tlie Aus: trian army were many' of Italian An Expert View Bordeaux, Sept. Temps' miiititry expert, in a review print- ed today says "The situation is dear. The inans lire retiring along Die entire line. movement of withdrawal, begun on Ihc front our left has spread successively as far.as of their lint. The adversaries have cvcciitid. a vast pivniing move- ment, having its. centre toward Ic-Duc (.125 .miics east Par- V, .'Our Jell vring pursuing the enemy Ins: tracked department oi toward Spjs'sons. On the rijhli, we'iippioacli'iSl. Menchonltl. Under tliusc coijBjtion's "if our IcTL, supported by .divisions oi cavalry, still is .in- condition to pursue en- ergetically, a 'large "part of the German- army between Reims and St.- .Ver.ciiouid will perhaps be obliged lo'lir.d.ac outlet north of Verdun by, way1 of Hclgian Lux- emburg: '-'If'the German -left wing takes route it could he reinforced upon, the JMosellei hy the army corps in., Lorraine and the troops at lacking-Verdun, but the, German host would be cut in two." Allies Have Recrossed River Aisner-Germans Unable to Organize for Battle ONE'GERMAN ARMY DRIVEN OVER BORDER Willison 23MoWhson Theffi'Charge -jv .SOUTH .AFRICA LOYAL? jbiulh. I Prince Louis Napoleon; sword was refused by France, Jri Liie LeUl. bridgB was the sen-' Paris, Sept. was official- ly anounced this evening that th.; Germans are still retiring every-- j where. They are abandoning all I1 their positions which they occu- pied.to a pOBciblc retreat. ALLIES ACROSS j RIVER. AISNE Paris, Sept. .rclreal of the of Generals Von Kluck and Von Bueloiv continued, at last accounts, with considerable' rapidity. The only 'official comment night was that the Allies were keeping in con [act with ihc enemy, and bad crossed tin river Aisno. GERMAN STAND ;AT BELGIUM NEXT i The wliVrea bouts of tlie Germans was not revealed, but it is evident Hint they do not intend to make a atuiul on Uie line from Reims to Sois sons, and it Is hardly lilcely, it IE thought here, that they will Lali their retreat before reaching Belgium Tliey already made two-thirds of the distance from Provins, in the depart- ment of Seine-et-Marue, 10 the fron- tier. The heavy rains of Saturday and Sunday arc not liliuly to facili- tate the movement of the 42-miKiineiro mortarsi that "were to.reduce Paris, and which require forty horses to draw them. GQ- g; -I '-Sejit. Asaemh'iy and Senate of the South African V 'have jiledgcd allegiance-to the '.Bri- lish RmpirCj and- hive approv- ed the defence, of of liberty- and juelice and ,of-llie integrity, and snncuty of Inter- national obligations. v to be 'The armies of General Von Hausen await nK instructions to join thc week -by Judge antl the Prince of Wnrtemberg. winch "W- 'Jachson-iii'the DlslUbCCourt to J, T. coustitnted" the aeem o' tevanl.Raffle, protest against'alleged German cniel- tics is pxpc'cled'liere. "Death's Head Hussars" Have Been Called Out .Continental Oil Co. was con- part of this force is reported' vlcte'd of t'Jrnins the proceeds of a.! as still resisting at the soutli end of chenue .on..the Henderson Garage in the forest of Argonne. favor of.thc Continentat-OiLCo. to his j'om'h use. The cheque was for 'and it appears that'TVillison--got a'way with' thereat of it.- 'There were four charges against him, and. hs was con- Vjctsd.ci1. each one. He -was commit- ted for-trial-by-Magistrate-Elton at a prelirninaiy liearing some.- time ago, an'd pleaded "Not guilty" to the charge. 'J- R. Palmer defended the ac- "If Sweden enters the conflict1-at this or auy dthflr stage the game as; an of tLs.German Empire, thers-j accused of perjury. Farmers for Feed forTlieir Horses Ihc drouth -.district of is.not Coalhu'rat on: Eepuklier 3, came Eo j "rcrarc 'for of on I "If the.barik's'j-loan companies, ma- chine. p'tHcr business men who the farmers, .off and give .the men oh Uic .land'.-avcliance; every- Coal Coke verdict rcnder- Coroner's jury empanelled to Inquire into h'la. death. The -jury viewed the remains shortly fter deaihT'-tut-6yjbnrned for a week. a runaway car .The. .cars had been-sent down tlie "emply" track, and travelled the grade-'at a high rate of jneedr--Under ordinary circumstances lliey.Vbu'ld'" have; been stopped on the level for the .concenlratiou of empties, jrut'-tlie fact thni.thoy were loatied. gnvo .Ihem eufficient momen- tiim-to-pasa thls'-nplnt. find gain nn- othe'r. Asleep-grade-oil 'which- Malglum thing will he. alright. he mads to 'should collections. no- more Sweden." remark was made this morninV by Hans MatGon HE a side-light on'the situation In Europe. .Mr. Malaon is- in; receipt of a Swedish paper pnblighed' in Chicago, which states that the Ger- mans are in the direst of straits at .the present time. They" arc being hemmed in on all aides, and this paper claims fo have ndvicea direct from the cen- tre of Germany, via Sweden, that.'thd Kaiser is on the point of leaving. for-. (he front lines of battle with regiment "The Death's Head supposed to. be held in reserve until tlis last resort. :Tiiis regiment; Vis deadly In its action, and deals lies t rife- lion and desolation on every members eyeu ..wearing the emblem.'pC death, the skull and Iheir caps. Jt is supposed to be' the very last Hi tac Kalaer'a cater sory. Jlr. Matson thinks that Sweden-w-ili keep out ot the struggle, bui that many is endeavoring to. bring her lrit_Q it. Sweden's' sympathies are 'ivlth but she hasn't forgotten Riis-- afa. Nevertheless, If she decides" to back up Germany, Mr. Matson thinks it will >be all the same as suicide, -yv- wpp, acijnltted, as tba evidence did not sustain Hie charge. J. R. Palmer defended. FORCED ACROSS FRONTIER It was reported last night that the armies of the.Crown Prince, the Prince of Bavaria, and General Von Heerin- forced" across the fron- tier, and that the entire army of French. Lorraine had been liberated. This disposition, of the German armies another con- centration in France, as suggested by certain.'critics, Impossible.- It leaves Generals You Kluck and Von Buelow hotly pursued :by- the Allies, and men- Soldier of a Highland.-Regiment fighting in France being carried' aahora from a channel boat BELGIAN FORGES HARASS GERMAN COMMUNICATION o 'HAT MASS'7 lyiE'ETING In Aid of Patriotic v n-stt and Slsley and Albert Wfison need by an enveloping movement on pleaded, guilty io a charge of wearing the left, and without hope of reinforce- a in a sic oror- tlieir laces by night with- perhaps from the 1 oil t] awful1 excuse, and were allo'wed to go on'suspentfetl sentence, each paying of "The cose of A. H. Hubbard, who is cliarged..with false pretences, was set bycr'fbr.the Supreme. Court sitliogB. American Gold Pouring Cfonada first large ___t transfer, of gold lo Canada, ,ln conneor ous 'reports lion ;.wjth the payment, of New York i of tllc. allies. SOISSONS RETAKEN London, Sept. 13, 4.05 patch to the Reuter from Paris says the French occupied! City obligations'iu Londou and Paris J. P. .Morgan t Co., 1 for. the syndicate -which recent- city's In coin from the sub ..for shipment to Ottawa, ;where.it-will be placed to the credit of Ihe'.Ennk 'of- England. Further ship iniehts of gold for this account will be imade in' the course of the week! JIi. Iloycl is now :L busy, appointing deputies in who in the detriment of Alahe, .lie Jieafd'.tiie cars coming-, nml ea- eaped th'e'rlrst was caught by ..kiiooJce'd down, -and-.Be- he died a few "lator'iri the' Diamond City boa- that the com- pany should sufficient prc- 4jauUdnri..ror'.jJbe! alopplng of the cars ppliil- A. B. Hiiiriphrles.-'wa? the coroner, and Ihe W.. T., Roy. A. J. Collier, H. .it Police. bar- will tate, 'charge .'of the. details., Karnicrs ate, calling for now to feed their jipvlics- while :tlicy arc fall plowing. pf- fcct came, end Ilr..-J3p'yd will iminctlinlcly. loc fifound ia'..ideal .'condition for ife get- tini; c very; .acrej: lor next at six o'clock Saturday evening. TORONTQ JTALIANS IL.OYAL Will Send Whols .RejIminMo Help Britain In I Toronto, l big iy tbe Hillan. resldoiitB of the city. H wna decided rpgl- rient.for Iho i tftSi- T.- snent.for tho aTd-of'tpft-BrlUan-arnia'In. Europe. was' mlfio voted. f SATURDAY NIGHT REPORTo Paris, Sent. 12, 11.30 cial atateraent !8EUed loniirht "The German retreat le very llie pursuit Is vlBorous. The Germans- have abandoned many mortars." .v BELGIAN STRATEGY OfMniive Movement Results in Cut- 'ting- German Communications Sept. Belgians have-talien the offensive, and are re- ported cut the German line of conihiiilllcAUbn, forcing" them to use the-ling through .the Meuse valley and 'Luxemburgi Germany in of Money London, Sept, Copenhag.; en dispatch to the Dally Mill I that the Berlin newipiperc .aril miking urgtnt ippcali to the pub-- Ma to tubiorlbe war IOIFIL They'l. point out thtit no help can pected from.neutral The papira d-tclire that mult rtly on htr own 1 hat to fight the whole -wor'd fe'r htr r Capltilliti, binke and, private Inyatten are urged eaorlflce In the, country, -and' aft remlndid that 'they Hre at an v illent-fatt of InUreat and pro. troops .'which occupy Belgium. The.Iatest.news from Antwerp, how- ever, BhowH-tbat these are likely to needed .there to stand off the offensive movement taken by King Albert's army. Taken altogether' the -situation, here is vlevfod' 'with equanimity, and the government is busying itself with ways and.ioeans for'reviving trade and commerce. GERMANS HAVE EVACUATED AMIENS WashmgLon', Sept. Official dc-. spatchcs today to the French em- bassy from Hordc-aux confirm prcvi- ol the victorious advance Gen.. JplTrc tells that Oiir .victory is becomiug more' and more ''complete arid brilliant." The .enemy, is'. in" [nil' retreat and is aban- doning. prisoners, wounded, -guns and ammunition. a hsroic" effort during the formidable battle tliat lasted from the fifth to the the army is pursuing the. enemy with great in- Afedicine Hat, Alta., Sept. 141 Arrangements are being made to start the Patriotic fund movement here with a 'mass nieetiug' to be addressed by W. A. Bucbaiian, Jf-P. for ifedi-. cine R. B. Bennett, M.P. for Calgary: Hou." C: R. MIL- chell of Edmonton, and local leaders. mm m New Mill in Massachusetts. Will Take Piit in Proper Sortie From Antwerp- to the South -Recalls From Soiitji. CREAT HELP TO THE r ALLIES IN FRANCE tensity. On, our 'left we have crossed the River Aisne .below Soissons. Valen- ciennes'-and Amiens 'have been evacu- ated. :thc centre our army is north of the liivcr Marnc .in thc 'Argonne. Ths enemy'left Ilcvigny but still hold "In the" east" we'. liiiv'e occupied St. Din' Rayon, Dacnriit, Lunc- ville and' llemenscvilic. Gallclartlic'battle, begun 17 days a great Russian Austritins-arc withdraw- ing whoie rrpriticr." FRENCHMEN" WON IN" AIR BATTLE Reulcr. dc- spotrh' from Troycs, says a several miles a or succeeded yest-erday in bringing down a' aeroplane which hot! -been rlrppplrig bombs, on mili tari; .o'jscfvcrs; if Captain acrt a nVii'ft ro? A Massachusetts xious- lo ascertain if it can secure') p (lax fibre in Alherta. M'c.'E. L. Ptichardsoii, [of' Galgary, in taking up the matter with the Al- berta government, liavp tccji.in get- tiiig tlieiu II ax fibre .from, Russia, and as our country is now; hoiiirig to t-alte advantage oi some the -business that Ins been going to Europe, ".-it will be regrettable'if some1 way (3: rot found whereby Alberta can pro lit from the sale of flax fibre. We grow a considerable amount of flas. anlT-I have'no rlouhfc hut. Hiat the fibre, which is taken off the" stratf ih" Eu- rope- by the after, the straw has been steeped uould here to, he clone by some linn iiial in i husi London, Sept. a.m: A. despatch to Reutcr's from Antwerp contains the following official com- munication issued by the Bulgian gov- ernment "After four days oi lined figliding our field troops which left, fortified, positions at Antwerp to attack the German- forces in .the Brussela-Lou- vain-Maliucs trianRlc, have rcturucd witbin the outer ring of the Antwerp fortifications. "The' sortie; which at first-seemed to be merely a- uklrraish operation against covering troops, left by ;the enemy in front of: into an action on. an extensive scale. The was very sttoiig owing to the nature pi ground and the earthworks thrown up during tlie last The necessity to hold this .position at all costs obliged the call for all available forces. Thus the third German corps, which .had left Niueve for Nedebraeckel; return- and'-Hie-ninth'.corps, which already marching southward the Oitdenardc-Ruyen road, w se recalled. like- "Moreover Landwehr and Land- strum detachments .stationed .to the south of Brussels as well .as' marines, who arrived at Brussels some days ago, -took part in fighting. "The result attained is of great im- portance, from the point ol.'view of the allies] staffs, since L in consequenoe; oi our intervention .the. German' corps havek been imahle to go -to. the: assistance oE the Germans -.which arc! retreating in. France. "In view. of this concpntratio'n of. oil the German forces available ia ness of it, as our farmers would not this vicinity our armv found ttsell at have the pntienct to talc the fibre off tlie of thc rourth day in the pres Ihemsclvps, and it experience v lce OF superior numbers whereupon to'handle it properlj li there is anj ,4 returned to Antwerp way that you 1 clp hi business started jou mil bo of t great service to Alberta Russian Gains In Poland Are Officially Told London, Sept. H.-rRvissian official describe the operations m' Our coiitinues to be atroti s't-aut menace-to the Germans nad' oblige them'to'mobilize import; qnt forc.es which .cridcntly. are needed' Urgently in France. 'The losses-on', both sidee during tlin foui days fighting have been testifying to the .stubbornness ,bf the conflict.- The fire'of Germans TVS vciy podr however and tine .woiinds sustained ally sreahng were of a slight char- acter.' III'1! vlclor-cs ff Urasmk and lonusron One million were Von thc AusJ Poland ng FLEET CRUISES IN OULf OF BOTHNIA trian, and (itrman siUe and for 51 i Petrogracl Sept A OataMt the Rnss an- reiiialnori on' the I "set the flagsblp at outlet -flnally undcr6eLiirg t a gtti of Prince Henry ot Fruula, kM cral offeuive bv reason been eoen crulelng south of tie the sucqtjecs' of apnccal RiisLy and In the Gulf ol Bothnia. ;