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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 15, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta .VOLUME VIII. LETHfiKIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 1915 NUMBER 233 COUNT JOIIANN .VON'BERNSTOUFF Reventlow Says Government Should Have! Ordered Evacuation Long Ago-Xon- doners Plan Reprisals for Raids London, Sept. IS.-Coiint Von He- tacks the oilier, sarcastic criticism ventlmv declares in tlic Ilcrlin Tagc tiuit sonic similar slcos have not Zeituni! tliat the Zeppelin attacks on lieou taken before. London arc legal and of a military j "It is gctline rather hard to keep character as London is a fortress. He up with Zeppelin visits, says the argues that the Hrittsh governinr'.t Tall Mall Gazette, lias been remiss in not ordering ll-.o; "Lately they scorn to have taken evacuation o! Ihc city. The attacks. place every niglit. There was another arc aimed at the destruction m the night of the 18th and maybe mil tary purposes, I later in the day we shall hear ot one 1 last night. We are inclined to believe that only ?xtra luck enabled the in- properly serving he asserts. London Comment London, Sept. London ncrvs- p.ipers, both editorially and in let- ters to the editor, arc giving an varicr to'slip through a week ago." The is arranging a mass meeting to determine reprisals to creased amount ol space to the recrat' tliat every raid over an English town air raids on this cily. Two general shall be answered by one over a Ger- liucs or comment are adopted, one of.! man town. Count Revcntlow s pleas Ei'Jtitudc at the appointment ol Sir j for a grcalsr vehemence in the air 1'ercv Scott to take charge of the attacks on London have been publish- defences ol London from aerial at- cd here. Swedes Lean Towards Huns, May Enter War London, Seat. will Swed- en do! Tills 15 a question being asked with increasing frequency here. No one knows why Sweden should do anything: but that she will do: something favoring one side or the other in. the'great war seems to be an established opinion :in .the Entente allied countries. It is unden- iable that opinion based on more or .less: reliable. Information, is that Swecic.a will shortly in, her lot with .Germany'.'. Investigation In influential circles develops these 'acts: Germany is doing her heat to bring .Sweden into 'the. war. There is a -party inrSwedeh .that' favors Germany, is willing to- liave the Swedish nrmy help the Germans. This party includes tbe financial interests, but is in the minority numerically. The Progressive party, which out- voted the reactionary .body .two :to one 'iast and enti-war. The war party in Sweden is trying to create popular sentiment against Russia, reminding the Swedes that Russia took'-Flnland from Sweden. Militarists- of Sweaetlfare of the Ger- man school the ;SweUish' army isimod- German lines', .and the sym- -paYlfies of many-f Swedish military men are with Germany'.- The chief outstanding fact is that Sweden's democracy is being severely tested on the war question. If democ- racy. will not enter Amos Harbison, Old Timer, Passes Away Another old-timer'of the city was claimed by death when Amos Harri- son, at the ripe old'age of 86, passed away this morning, death resulting Iroiil natural causes. Mr. Harrison had been in good health untirhe was taken sick suddenly at.the latter.end of last week. The "deceased was born in Maccan, County, Nova Scotia, on August 23, 1S29, where he lived until Only live horses out ol over twenty years ago, when he came to offered were purchased by the British l.ethbridge. He has lived' at-the army remount officers -who visited. home of hls daughter, Mrs. Lcthbridge yesterday, and inspected' nrmvn pilleS] rlfU, avonue South. He horses presented at the stock yards. WM thg Of a family of thirteen, The horses' purchased nnd !a one''brother, Harrison of Maccan; his was formerly Miss -Nancy artillery type, and brought each. Col Three or -the horses -were purchased w from Hyssop Bros., one from U H. gimm, of Cumberland, N-S., and his and the fifth -from daughter. 'Mrs, Pipes: a farmer m the south country. The, ,fhc funeral be tomorrow horses wei-R all of excellent quality. at 3.30 0-clock from the res. A score of more of horses were of- fered, hut. so close was the selection that only the five were able to pass the inspection, the officers in charge: of the "purchasing here were Capt. i Chaplin, and Dr.- Shoults, veterinary of Winnipeg. At Cardston yesterday five other horses were purchased by the head of the commission, who was assisted by Geo. Lane, of Cqlgary.' These horses were also of. the heavy type, anil brought approximately the same price -as those purchased here. The commissioners returned Iroin Cards- ton and went through by auto early 'this.morning- to Macleod, where they 'arc inspecting jiorscs today. Interment in the public ceme- German ambassador to Washington whose'advice to Germany as to sentiment in the United States led: to Germany's back down. !He is one German diplomat who read aright-ithe signs of the times in a foreign country. Picture was taken this week. lOBUYlLBAITLE Ottawa, Ont., Sent. British War Office, it is understood, will pur- chase large quantities of hay, oats and other forage in Canada, this, fall The purposes will bei for tie purposes of tlie various British expeditionary forces in France, the Dardanelles and elsewhere, and are expected to be very considerable in amount. Gas Suit Will Go to Privy Council Calgary, Alta., Sept. ra buttal argument of Eugene Lafleur: for in.the hearing of lawsuit between Calgary and the Nat- nra.I Gas Co. came to a close "yester- day. Xo matter what the judgment Is, the case will go to the Privy Council, as the right of the company to lay its pipes in that part of Ca'igary. which was not included in the1 city limits In 1905 is''at stake. HOME GUARD AND KILTIES TO BE THERE The Home Guard and the Kilties' band will be in attend- ance at the big patriotic meet- ing to be'held in the Majestic Theatre on Friday evening at 8 o'clock. In addition to the speeches by Sir Herbert Ames and others, a musical program of real merit is being arrang- ed most o' the afternoon. Salt and V. ,W. Honvood were pres- ent in court awaiting their calls to the witness stind FORMER COAST ALDERMAN DIES BC, Sept. P former aid' Vancomet died at Seattle, He. was old pioneer of Emerson, Man and ten vears ago was well- known in the, prairie province. Citizens Will Make Every Effort to KeepY.M.C.A. Open The Lcthbridge Y.M.C. and the hope a A, still hangs in the balance'. Hut the much larger representation will be on TOALIIILE CHILD A particularly sad accident with fatal resiUs happened yesterday af- ternoon, when Nellie, the 'five-year-1 old daughter of-iMr. and Mrs Henderson was so burned.that she died this moruing at' five o'clock. RIGA SAFE ff Sept. Is sate from' the Germans for the time being. outlook' lor "the- continuance of tho hand. I'The little girl was out playing with institution is considerably more hope- j The guarantors of the 11 C A of some other children, ind in the till as a result til last night's public I whom there ire somt 22, will be ase- course of their play, Nejlie sat upon which unfortunately con- clothing took hild screaming liculties of the institution 'squarely; the committee, and "Mr Dunlop the ran home, where her mother soon meeting of put out the names The high wind oj obligations, is .any indication ot what committce, and to extend the mvita-, esterday alternoon tanned the flamM future action will he. tion to the guarantors, to: be.-present. and it was-not until she was badly H. mcetiiig of if' the apparent; ed to attend the meeting of. the com-' an ash pile, which unfort Iderman of j willingness of the 40 odd people there j mitttc on Ihuisdn evening Mr Gal-Uamed live coals Her c last the burdens, face the moved the resolution to form'Ate, and the frantic chll liculties of the .institution 'squarely j the committee, am' Hid do nil1 .power to meet its resolution tor the Last night's meeting culminated in i There was some stiff argument as to burned that the fire was cxtinguish- efl. She was plated undet the care oj reume the appointment committee of! whether the guirantors should ask- ......___ ___ ten .who. together with the.'cd to be present, as Galbraltli Dr Galhraith nnd rushed to the hoi- three city commissioners, will meet said some of them had neglected the pital, where death overtook her on Thursday 8- o'clock- in; affairs of tin. institution consider the "Y" building -to in-! ably, while Mr Dunlop believed that I to the situation and devise ways and they were the ones most ulallv m- i means for meeting the present and tcrested in a financial waj in seeing 'future needs ol .the'institution. This that .the institution did not go un committee is composed o! the follow- in; Messrs. C. B. -Bowman, C. S. S'.-.Diui- ham, N. S.-Jackson, A. E. Dun- lop, Dfc'-Galbralth-'aiid E. C. McKen- zie, with Mayor Commissioners Kna.ana Grace. ;The committee' report. to building, der, and believed 'they would have some good ideas to present as to means of carrying on the tion. Faca the Situation -The prodooiinaat'note ot ttt mat- ing was, of course that Uw tion should on at'whatever (Conticwtd piti.., __________ funeral will be held tomorrow attet- rioon at 2 o'clock from the residence, 6th Avc A N to the Public ceme- tery, Rev A C. Bryan officiating. Norse Boat Sunk by the Germans London, Sept the up by a nurse that Uw iastitlh the up by a "ii meaiij tc curitg iubnarlne ot the potor cr sacrifice, but JMg rfarle Omedln, of Cbrlitlanla, "vii ;