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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 16, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta .VOLUME VlII. LETHRKIDGE. ALBERTA. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1915 NUMBER 234 GALLANT SfllDIEBIN Skull Fractured in Alleg- ed Attack by Jealous Husband B.C., Sept. G. Wiitson, a member ot the 64th Kou- icnayBattalion, is (lead at the St. Hospital, tbs result of a t'rac- turo-j and Hugh help- er iiUf- of the shops, Is held by the poliim.' It Is alleged that Watson to the home ot: McOill, yeaierrtay one. noon o'clock, where he was met at the door by HcQlll, when a fight-took place. Watson was stri'cU a heavy blow on the head, which hurl- ed him against the verandah post at the corner of the building, resulting In a fractured iktill. He was rushed to St. Eugene Hospital, where Dr. Green worked on him until 12.55 this morn- ins. whfcii he died without regaining uonsciousness. It Is alleged that Watson had been paying attention to the wife of Mc- and" had' been warned to keep .clear. McGlll is a hard-working, industrious 'Individual, always enjoying a good re- putation. I to Major C Owen nlio took command when ..11 office] of hi comptnv hitl ,0011 killed or wounded. Pte. H. "V'incent, who held !a giin on .back while an officer fired 1000 roundi 1'ti Gledlull, of Strdthroj, Ont., who a trench unaided. Major J. A. ric keth, of Lonuoii, Ont., awarded the D-S.O. Will be Great Legal Battle Winnipeg, Sept.' public do not grasp the proposition government is up against m prosecuting the ex ministers o[ the Roblm regime in connection with the (Parliament bui'dmgs scandal The ox-ministers cannot give evi- dence against themselves Ihe Crown s chief witnesses Elliott Salt Hor ood and Hook are the litter being out of the country V greit deal of the evidence given lie-fore the Mathers commission is m- f admissible and a great battle as looked for. Voting To-day in P. EJ. Elections Charlottetown, P. E. I., Sept. 16. is taking place today in Prince Edward Island to elect a new provincial parliament and for the first -time in the history of the province a secret ballot is being used. The Pre- mier, Hon. J. A. Mathiespn, Con- .servative, has appealed to "the prov- for return to power after three years and 'a half of office. The stand- ing at the dissolution of the legisla- ture was Conservatives 28 Liber- als 3. Start Work on C. P. Fire Guard Contract teams and men-started this morning on the contract j which the city has-secured, for the: plowing-of 208 miles of fireguards forj the C.P-R. The plowing west of the] citv will first he done. J.' H 0 Reillf, contractor is a 'pail ner with-the city on the contract, and "will-also'-furnish teams and men. The work-; is to. be carried on with possible speed. The price which the'city is obtaining for the vvork-is per mile plowed. DASTARDLY GERMANSCHEMETO TIE UP OCEAN TRAFFIC FROM U. S. Chicago, Sept. details 1 of a gigantic-plot of-allegfcd agents of the German arid Austrian .govern- ments to "buy" for the complete tie-up of outgoing ocean traffic from the United States and bring about'mob" violence at various1 American ports, were related yester- day by T. V. O'Connor, president of international Longshoremen's.Un- ion. The labor chief who'lias hereto- fore remained silent, neither denying nor affirming the existence "q! an in- "lot affecting nearly oO ni-viibers union ackjicm ledgeci the truln oi onal reports. He vas here on the way to his home in1 Buffalo i avowea jiurposc; of the strike said O'Connor, was to prevent shipment of munitions to the allies and inside details would" make people's stand end-: they become known. O'Connor said-he gave mfor niation to President the mo- ment, iis was "let the'deal. The eal scheme vas he said while ilie Longshoremen were just supposed tn strike and tie i up shipping, the rral jilau was to Mow up vesselc at sea, dynamite "ft create L reign oi terror. This wci-.J been done by Ger- man agents-and u. tip to the un- ion strikers. "They already started their scheme I'nas 'let, in.1 Re- member how many bombs have been found 'hidden "in Vessel cargoes and how many mvstcrious (ires and acci- dents, have occurred .on boats? I feel confident they wKii.' all a part of the scheme." j O'Connor said full precautions had now been-taken and every Longshnre- man must .present mil credentials be- j fore going; to .work. i He mentioned. Dr. Dcrnberg, the r propagandist, as the 'A'b.O; he was ied to be- lieve, would the money iii U.S.MEHF London, Sept. .millions of dollars' worth of American goods mostly, meat products, carried by four steamships, have been declared for- feited to the Crown by'the British prize court. The. conk held that the products were destined for the Ger- man government, and not for con- sumption in Denmark, whither the vessels detained were bouud. Big Patriotic Rally Friday Night "Arrangements are .about completed for the big- patriotic rally to be held in-the" Majestic Theatre on evening- and to be addressed by Sir Herbert 'Ames, honorary president of .ithd-- Canadian Patriotic Fund; Premier. and T M Tweedie M fpr Calgary. The Home G.uard and the. Kilties band are to attend in a bodv and a large crowd is looked for The Daughters ot the Empire ha-ve charge. of the decorations of the hall for the evening A musical programme -whicli will be sure to be attractive arranged by iFrank Adding t Jt is desired that the evecuittve of the local branch of th'e Patri otic Fund, together with representatives from other patnotic organiza tions in the city, should take seats upon the platform The boxes have .been reserved -for ffie ladies of the 'executive of the I.O.D.E. and. the ;Red Cross. Executive to Meet' Thd executive committee of Lethbridge branch of the Patriotic. Fund is -requested .to meet in the Eoafd of Trade rooms on Fridaj af temoon at, 4 o'clock, -to meet ''ir Herbert plans -regarding tho Patriotic Fund J and discuss with him Huns Have Now Shot Their Bolt, Says Lord Kitchenei Berlin, "Sept. 16, via wireless to German government has formally disavowed, the action of certain German citizens in attempting to instigate plots for ahe destruction )f American -war'munitions factories. POLITICAL PRISONERS IN RUSSIA FREE' London, Sept. ad- vices from Petrdgrad received in Italy, state' that. Emperor Nicholas amnesty to all political prisoners, num- bering more than City Commissioners Reply to Critics of Electric Light Dept. The matter of increasing the rates i F received further consideration at' the t board of trade'luncheon today. There was considerable discussion. F. W, Downer appealed further consid eration by, the commissioners to see if the cost could not be reduced fui ther before the rates were increased. Mayor Hardie explained a good his letter l.hpd below Reiupu Downer 1 sq A Lethbridgc Hoard of Dear letter oi the llth inst., re in- electric--light rates and cost of coal ;has been ferred to me by the Council for "re-, ply. The reason for the elecli c light rates being higher in I thin London, Sept. Kitchener minister oi war, in the house of lords: read; a: careiuily prepared, optimistic' specch-on the military operations arid needs, in which the following were, outstanding features. In every case where, actual conflict has taken place the Russian soldier has shown himself to his adversary. All'that the Germans can place to their credit in the attack on Russia is that afc an enormous sacrifice they have captured certain fortresses The Germans appear almost to have shot their bolt. The achievements of the Italian arms'have been truly remarkable and the manner in which1 heavj piues were hauled into almost inaccessible positions on lofty mountain peaks and in spite of great diiiiculties etokes universal-admiration. abundant evidence of a process of demoralization having set in among the German-led.-or ra- ther German-driven Turis. Some of the new armies we, have prepared and equipped for the are already In the-field, apd others will quickly follow them, To .fulfil .this purpose we shall re- quire large addition to the num- bers of reurmts, joining .Whatever sacrifices may prove nc- bring this gigantic war to Ya successful conclusion will be cheerfully undertaken by our people referring directly to con- scription the war said pro vision to keep up the strength of the I arm} in 1916 causing i thought owing to the falling off re ceritlv m the number of recruits of fering themsihes for service, and he promised in impartial" inquiry as to the best means of keeping the arm- j ics up to thlir full strength The response of the country to calls lor recruits Ins been little short oFvmarvellous he said, "but the problem of to insure the field force being kept at full is j engaging our close attention and w ill [I hope soon receive a prpcticilj so lutioif. I do-not for one instant doubt that whate er sacrifice may -prove necessary be undertaken cheer- fulh b> our people This was only a portion of Earl Micieners speecii which might he regarded as. referring to the possibil- ity ,of .conscription. BETS ON EARL! FACT TIMS Montreal, Sept. Gazette's t.qndon correspondent cables: It is notorious that the Stock Exchange is often better on political events .than parlia- mentary circles; so it Is Interest- ing to note that on 'Change bets are'being freely offered that the Gallopili Peninsula will be free of and the way to Constan- tinople, open before the end of October. ARE mum London, Sept. have been additional spirited artillery exchanges a.Icus the activ ity having- .been particularly notable in the :region "of Arras, around Royc, and in the vicinity of-Lassigny, Fur- ther down thej also, big guns have been 'active' in the fighting ex- tending into the. mountain regions Xew York, if the Angle-French fiuaueial Com- mission iincJ A.merican bankers work- ing for the, nuccesa of the proposed ME ion-dollar loan to Great Bri- and France, somewhat dif- it became known .today, as c i, T Drills governing the oa if if of tvOiCii ifcporteu o be r mteiest D e t. mis sion -f ,ea to believe the max? muiii j. b mil be o ne cent. Amerii.3 nkers .-beliove msm- moth i-25! bonld >ie1d at lea t per cent -iliile" taere is sbuie ta'ik of requiring, per cent, i bers ot the conxni'Esion seem w> atisfied today the progress 4 ib thus far Millions'in pledpp i tentatively .assured.. Ne was said, had reached a stage wh.i an authoritative state- metit from -f.e commission would lie issued soo. perbans tonight. Germany Has Information, That Roumania Ready to Enter Struggle London, Sept. Copenhag- en dispatch to the Exchange Tele- graph Company says Gsrman newspapers were permitted yes- terday to publish sensational tel- egrams intimating Rournania's participation in the war may be expected any minute. Bulgaria Asks Explanation Rome. Sept. of tho of Greek and Rouinaitian. troops on the Bulgarian ,frontier, the Bulgarian Foreign Minister has In- structed the representatives of that country at Athens and Bucharest, to I request immediate and Uef'i.ite CA> panatien according to a Sofia dispatch j to the Giornale d'ltalia. Turco-Sulgarian Trftaty imperial de- ratifying: the Turcc-Bulgarian i' accord will be issued today, according to Constantinople advices received at f Athene anci transmitted by toe cor- respondent of Reuter's Company. The new frontier, it is said, will be traced by German stafi officers. May Head New Commission Calgai. Senr It speculation is i Lawyers Ends ness to the brisker business coiidi- Uons. One ot' the: outstanding indication! of the things are- picking up gen- manner in which vacant noiides m tho citv are filling up There are very few good vacant'haus- es now to be secured in the city, in comparison to the many which stood idle during the spring and summer agent states that where he has had forty vacant he now has onlv other .large agent- and house -owner states that his houses and apartments are up many new resid I onts have been coming in past few Other agents report I along linfa, jVrany of the uelltOMlQ Into the winter have 3) t' Win: r Ian Sent tiea JOT n the Manitoba 3nr asso- ci- H 1 tht It of Marntoln wh" 'fused to attend the annual ie' onight because of certain 'crogaton fo Bmch re- port.: a h jeeil ir_de C P udt, K C bpCrfUSP Hairy 0 had not been for'n i e in Salt Hi the Psi 'amtint in in! v of ie roiuitrv have been smtu i ov r The Bar has i i a rerohnion repudiating Four new elevators capac- :itv. in southern Alterta will com- mence taking grain this week for tJie Lcthbridge fiour mills. The Ellison JMilhng Co coH plct d tht, cr ctiou ot two bushel elevators, Foremcst ami rht elevator j has been hnishel, and will Hiking gram at thp end of the weftk i eievator at Migrath vvis built i to replace the one burned last teat V small it. also being elect- ed it 101 imcrcv Thr Milling Co have also i "re-ted two new each of Sii assof ffhicl' nf the the incident and said that seu one of id interviewed the fudges reported that certain dlf- 'iad arisen Sir James Fuller ton tid deQlcd 'itutemeit h5d to to -tfae cff( t, 6nlv tv lice. Sir i m the accept gra n u has been niiilmg compftnics, been dclaved by Agaut m URGE AMERICANS TO LEAVE. Washington, D C, Seat tiont Ur citizens in Meiko to IttTe ti'n country, have rootled to cans la Sor.iJra, Chlbuiiui, northern staws aWtsry tit's bcrdtr naHe tonditiobs X' ;