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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 15, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIL LETHBUIDGE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 1914 NUMBER 233 FLIGHI OF i i' Awful Scenes' Along Road Where Troops Passed Deep in Mud ALLIES LINES BEST London; Sept.'15, :t.31 Times -corresnbridont, from a iioint near Moliw on Suiidav wires a vhld description the loute and retreats of the Germans during a hurricane and torrents ot'raiu, which turned the roads into rivers, HO that the wheels of artillerry sank, deep in 'the mire, lie the horses strained and TstruggM, horses on each Eiin. T-kave-JUBt-Biioken with a soldier, who has from the pursuit, that the terrible ro treat from "Mosc'otf as one of the crowning cataitroplies' of the 'world. They (led, he declares, as animals fle'o iwlio'.nre "cornered and know It. Imagine i littered 'ft ith jinn s, .cartridges, cartridge foelts, Maxima, and-heavy cannon.eveti, There'were miles-and, miles of it. And the 'piles of horses nnd those stacks of men1 I hate sfcpn it sgain and again Men shot so close to i one another that the-v lemamed staim GERMAN CRUISER GOES TO BOTTOM Berlin, via Copenhagen ahdvLohdon, Sept. 15, 6.56 io officially an- nounced that the morning of Sep- tember 13, the small cruiser Hala was sunk by a torpedo hostile sub- marine. Almost the.whole of the crew wore saved. Austrian Guards at Royal Pal- ace Cause of Demonstration Public Feeling PEOPLE AWAITING WAR Sept. imstralion took place i morning in Home. Mic Aiistrians serious dem- on Sunday About a fortnight ordered a new Generals Warmly Praised by Gen. Sir John French hour for the changing o: the 'guard at the Roval Palace, which had been live in. the afternoon, because of pa- triotic demonstrations! .The ceremony ordered to lake [ilau il 11 in the morning, but this time Sutula) morning, several thousand people, .mostly students and workmen, assem- jhled near the Rojal Palace ml ne-j igari a demonstration, shouting Down with Austria." Police were called to protect the Austrian em- bassv st-afT and- many streets were pairollcd .by .police. Efforts were made to disperse the demonstration, the police in many rather ruthlessly. Many arrests were made Springfield "Mo j s demonsIriviui i id .thirty-live persons were j the real feelings of the country. Pub- killed ami-a score of others ijc opinion haw kept quie.t all this early today when the locomotive, time because the people trusted 'tht baggage car and foiu-ard chair car government was preparing for w ir of the St I GUIS San Francisco amj welc awaiting an opportunity to train No. 5 plunged through abridge declare it, it is asserted. Forty-five Killed on a 'Frisco Like Rats m Chair Car over Brusli creek were submerged near and the swollen Jng after death The sight is ternole tht chair Lar p baa( numbei ot bevond words tj-eb0 uea women childrui rime The iGtieat.rol.fi bacK and tiam l tthq tttrc to escape from the load after train ioad of British and their waj breaking 2-renQh aiV sweat toward the1 weak5 points of tha retreatinj' host This is tlwj, thp battlf ground (Which the chosen The network ralltoajs is bKa nvorlf of a spiders web As all rail definite estimate centre upon. Pans It (5 possible eapeTl None of the sleeping to-thrust troapB'.upbn the foe at any j the track. fihesfi -'gave point with 'almost inci edible rpeed end food and" munitions are within farm's reach. Germans in .the Dark window.) and_ svnmnnng ishotp It is estimated there Mere sivtj rue chair car He oaiisa of poor oorom.u'n.cation w ith the scfjnr- It impossible to give a Berlin Sept 15 Copenhagen and London Anothei das has pissed without news oi the great bat He neai Pans concerning which no reports nor detn s haie been aiiil able since a week ago The general staff m response to a query, charactei izecl the general situi tion as arable but refiained from anj comment er er the of events since the first dajs of the English French attacks and the 'vithtirWal' of: the'- German right wing September 6 A. report which was in circulation In narliamentai'y circles last night'that the operations had already m a gieat Ucton found no confirmation On the contraij it appears fhat the (battle can atlH laat spme time A. con test of such great and on which BO much depends will not be decided In a-short-time. The Belgian arnn which is quite guriounded according to statements Iiei'e been attacked be 'tween Antwerp and Brussels. [The censor liae here deleted further opera- Antwerp] Reports came-of small battles with scattered- French contingents in South Alsace, near Tlianile Gebwieler and ttie eiceptlon of these, there h no neVs _- Segur Drill at Sweet grass in 900-Foot Level .Latest -xeports i from the- s'cene of drilling operations at .the .Segur. "well at Sweet. Grass-are- that the drill-has passed the 800-foot level. The opera tions aie proceeding at a lapid rate, ana ir tne present good luck con- tinues the 1500-foot level will be reach- ed within a who are in aid to the injured One man in the chair car lost hr wife and the children tie was thrown the to atnke the 0ai Sdnds clear of the desuendmg chair car and the 1600 and 2000foot levels swam to bhfjrp In the suhmergeid car his and children met their death he sfootl neaLbj unable to aid them, AUSTRIAN LOSSES ONE THIRD OF 'FORCES London, Sept 15, 659 am A reasonable says a Timci dlipatch, plac si Austrian IpMct In Galicia at in k1lWd, wounded and prisoners, or nearly third of their forces They have 1000 giini, and more thin two thirds of their available artll- lery ATTAH1TI ACCORDING TO A DELAYED REPORT Pappete Tahiti, Au? 3 (ua San Francisco Sept at this dis tance irom the theatre of the Turo Iiean w ar business IB almost par aljzed Chinese houses which deal in produce, suffered enormouslj owing to the suspension of ocean tra% e! Tne copra and pearl shell markets cdlapsed All credit has been virtuillj closed bj the banks The German stetmei Walkuero of tons wab captuied while loading phosphate at Makatei Island and the vessel aad brought here where they been detained The i i ch militaiy authorities have shoivn great activity gnus for the protection of the town and been n.ojrtcd, between 500 and 600 men o been All Geiman trading houses were closed by order of Governor entire German colonj with tion. of Herr Hoppenatadt, the German consulj has been placed In de tention on Quarantine Island Owing to bitter feeling 'against Germans an IP quarters, German property has been placed under militaiy aurveil expressed svupiiao that the Brltisirwere fighting asalnst Germany Anothet narty ot fifty TJhlans has snriendered at Montereau In a starving condition Von Kluk Compelled to Surrender? London, Times cor rcsMndent telegraphs "A' Mpflrt Hat reached Dieppe that Kit! of the Allies, aftir mlikW an Vnclrcllnj and Ham, ogne district, hai compelled Gen eral Von Kluek to surrender with, according to ant men, and, accordln'n' to another statement, with msn, and a quantity of ma- Urial." x Separate School Puts Boycott on Natural Gas Co- Boycotting the Natural Gas Go. unless they.come down off their'-hi'gl ptrch and make their rates hie same as last .winter is becoming the favor- ite jjastime ibout town these davs I a mating of tl e Sepirite schoo hoard last night, board decided that; owing to the acti.on of the gas compam thej would not mstai gas in the boilers of the heating plant as had bean intended, but will use cpa! instead 1 hej batislicd themselves that coial would be cheaper under the ratet, being char0e-d for gas ihe new Sepaiate school is loom ing up like a real building, and the board. hopes to be able to hold-the opening ibout the middle of next month. London, Sept. 15, 2.50 "The Moors are becoming some all along says arc. Exchange Telegraph Co.'s.dispatch' frohi, Gibraltar. and; Spanish warships are proceeding, to Morocco For six days fight- ing has been in progress in thes neighborhood of1; Tetasn. The' Spanish trooos have taken Kadia1 and Sujaif after stubborn resjtt- ancs. Thousands of. persons arriving from Tanglers at Legler ai. fearing Moorish aggression." BERLIN ADMITS ABSOLUTE DEFEAT OF AUSTRIAN ARMY London, Sept.. Copen- hagen dispatch says that ad- vices .from' Berlin admit .that the chief Austrian army has absolute defeat, at the bands of the Russians Struck by Night Train Near He Corn- mitt Suicide? BODY BADLY MANGLED Death overlook an ex-British sol- dier, George Ayirs, last night at 11.10 when, at the llrst switch cast of Monarch, tie was run over by pas- sense r train No. 514, Marfeod to Lefhfcridge, killing him instantly, The fatality occurred as train was leaving the .Monarch yard. Ayres appeared from the bank (of the grade, getting directly in front'of the-train Until was I egnmmg to get up The engineer noticed the man" anil stopped as soon as possible, but death had been instantaneous, the REVENGE FOR THE PATHFINDER LOSS London, Sept. 15, 3.05 Scotsman today states that the Ger- man submarine which sank the British Pathfinder has Itself been k by the gun fire from British ships. train was held up while a mounted for hali an hour, policeman invcsti- I Vn iDrnirst will he held at Mona I this evening it o clock I Avres. of -whom little is known in I this community, was stopping at I Monarch with a friend, Woo ton, What lie should-be doins on the track at- that time of night is a mystery ami it is-strongly hinted .that he threw himself on ,the track with sui- cidal intent J. who will conduct the inquest, arrived from Monarch late this .afternoon, stales lihe Avres, who for-merlv .conducted the small shoe repair ship on1 Ctli -Ave., S, near the is a South African veteran', .'anil had two medals. The inqtrest will be conducted In Loron er loniL.ht at 7 30 oVlock Believe Russians Wnnt to Above generals who received special mention in the recent French, commander in-chief, in which he told of the long rearguard" action against overwhelm- 'At.the top is Cen- tral Smith Dorrien, hero of the most gallant of th; war Then comes General Snow, who commanded the division whic'i rendered great help to th'fi 'cfftctjye retirement of the first and second British corps from a dan j )crous position Next is Sir Dougles Commanded the first British corbs aqainst superior German forces At'th- bottom Is Major General Sir Neil ZMcCuadv, who was with the difficult task of preparing ihc list k PEACE PRIZE Through Britain Two ot the war Did Russian troops pass through'England on their.-.way to the war in France and-Belgium, and did Indian native troops pass throuea. Cinada on their way to Britain ir' iront' Thnse are heard day on the streets Both been de nied, but tliL public ecmmgl> reiuses lo believe-the information. In a letter .from of one of thi stati it the citj hall sve con- firms tlie .report-that.the railways, in England and bcotland were held up for two d-us allowing the ot trooos -She lues on the line of rail way Definite information, is also avail able to- the effect that Indian troops had passed :.through Edmonton, v So in''spite of .denials the public refuses-' to disbelieve the. rumors: Old Man Winter In Preliminary Bow Here Today Old Man Wiutei inadg liis prtlimm an bow to the public of Lethbridge thii inoining I3j noon he was chas ed and Old Sol had done a turning movement that would; gladden .the iieart of General Kiutk? if that gentleman were able likewise. It is jiist seven years ago today Supreme Court Session Here Next Cases Not Very Important Hon. Mr. Justice Hynduian will pre-" side over his first court session, in Lethbridse, when Supremo Court nits here next Tuesday. 'The criminal docket of the Pall assizes "opens on. that date, and the newly-appointed' justice will be seen here No cases of outstanding.importance are so far set down. The list is as follows: Rex vs. Cosman, attempt-to defraud Rex vs. Edmund Cunniughain, theft of horse at Coaldalf Rex vs. A. false pre- encer Hex vs; Henry Weiimei, canying burglar's tools Thos Gietten sboptmg-four headr.of cattle. T Rex vs. J. H. Kimniett; .false-prs- tences. Rex vs. Gilbert Rogers, 'poisoning hog: On the same date District.Court tor September will sit, with his Honor. Judge Jackson presiding: ARCHB1SHOP-OF MAliiNES ENTHU- SIASTICALLY RECEIVED IN LONDON London, Qcpt 13 Gaulmal Mei ciei Yrchhishop of Malmcs, arrived in Lcnlon baturdaj Ht met hv numbei; of refugees from .'MaUnes him details oi the wrought theic tlie German troops, including the destruction of his own 1 alace while he was attending the Pai al Conclave Tn London, ed tint his sister and three nephews imone the refugees here French Will Fight Next on Terms of Their Own Choosing GEN.JOFFREAHERO London, Sept. 15. 10.50 once the military critics on both sides agree that the outcome of the cam- paign, in the western area, depends on the-result of the operations of the Crown. Prince's army; before Verdun, but on the question of accomplished facts, the divergence of opinion is as wide as over. Berlin maintains that the investment of Verdun Is now com- -plete, and, therefore, expects .within two or three days, there 'wilt be a re- sumption, of the offensive along the whole German front. On the other iand, the latest official communication issued on behalf of the Allies states that the Crown PrlnceJias and lias movedrhis headquarters from Saint MeuehouM, south Reims, to Montfaucon, about 15'milei north- east. Berlin admits that .the' weakeneiE German right, wing has "been' turned but discounts the.-reverse'.by malntainlng-that it effect on the general: forward movement.-to be Initiated when Verdun falls A very candid statement of. General Toft're regarding1 the sort of warfare his troops are capable of. "waging. In- dicates that, the French are now; in'a position to take up the gauge of battle on their own teims and. in a country o[ their owu chooeinfi 's now a national hero, atter conduct ing the great retreat that caused io be cahed many hard named He declared that thu Btridt disciple of the Geiman solSier made Mm an ideal nstrument for a crushing, onslaught with superior numbers, while; th> French soldiers, without 'adeouate, forr tiffed bases, and In a generally level country, could not assume th'at "extend- ed order under which they make the best showing; Bourassa Talk Denounced by Catholic Organ Quebec, Sept 15 So- the Catholic organ of Que- bec calls upon the French Catholics to gue the Motherland support which she needs to defend her ngnts to maintain the position she has ac- quired, and to fulfil her obligations We owe her tl is says L-'-Yction, "eveiv subject owes it to his sovereign and everv citizen to his country-, when it is'nec-essarv Continuing the Journal "We do not share the opinion set forth Sir who sayb Canada an irresponsible depeiwiency Cardinal "Uercier todaj the re luof Great Britain, has no obligation, cipient of a demonstration by the Ir ish Catholics Speeches wore made bj John Redmond IPO Connor and John Dillon pledging suppurt and mpathv of the Irish people the uorld foi the people of Belgium Reimrtable scenes were witnessed this afternoon outside 'athedral From the balconj ot the cathedral Cardinal Merijicr, Pnraate ot le'gium and o! Mai mes, blessed for a second term, a margin of 2700 to unofficial returns than iht. Cardinal appeared on the balcony i he uas faced b) a dense crowd stretching from Onuavenue to the r'tier He stood between John B Redmond, the Irish Nationalist; leader, and T P O'Connor, with John Dillon the Bishop of South- ward and manv distinguished Catho- lic la) men grouped arc-Jnd The ptiraiiee m the Cardinal w.ai-.thej nal for in of cheering, wh continued for several minutes Vt tl outhurbt the cardinal was overcome with fmotion and tears rolled h's cheeks is lit with out- stretched ariiis i moral or constitutional, nor any im- mediate interest in present coH- flict." v fJ Food Shipments From Britain Reach Germany London, Sept 15 Oam cording to .the Daih .iiail, investiga- tion at LiverpcoUand other ports makes it certain that foodstuffs andf raw material aic still being shipped over from British ports, for the use of the Germans Shipments made irom Liverpool last month of canned goods, and cotton seed oil, were os- tensibly bound for Holland but in, comparison with exports of othrt uyears makes it more than probable that gone to German V One transport firm, the Mail savs, has refuscxi to supply its Rotterdam correspondent certain rau ina teriais until Hollai d ceases to supplj Germanj i f Bow Island: Business Places Burn Aotv Island, Alia, Sipt 15 lour this fnorning, destroyed a consldsrablt portion of the on street, Sow Islind The" fire in W. I Hnr'i bakt, ry, but known. Ttriifroptrtlts" were W E Mather's bakery, Dr Mills' drug store, Chuck real es Uts office, and Wilmofs liaiti-. ware >tore, A portion of the hard- ware store saved, and all I'Mes are nearly covsfsd by v ;