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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 17, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta iVOLCME VII. ALBERTA; THURSDAY; SEETEMBER n, ISM NUMBER 235 Russian Armies Bound for Cracow, Bres- With Stubborn "Resistance But Press'On ___1 fROM TODAY London, Sept Petrojrid today the flowir of the German fcorps deiachid from service In east rps Prussia, are aealn hurrying back to ihe vwttern frontier, and that Central Von Hlndenbtrs, Victory against the RuMlam cast Prussian frontier, has been ur 9ently tummoned to command the Vestern army The terribly battered second Aus army under the guns of Pnemyil, but with the RuwUns only J19 mile, away Desperate efforU pro fcably will le form ajUnctlon with tne fourth Austrian amy, with Idea of re organizing, with Cracow (a Mia RuMliHia have crowed the riv Ssn, and hammering away at ratreating armies CeMlta their loMta tho to retain tltolr fighting and If they fcow, ihey may prevent the Rawlap tight from miking on Berlin; 'train Wanaw. 'fhe Pe'rograd military ex prut Sellef that the Gentium hav- Jnj riooflnfced the atrateglo Import of operations, will: MsMoh their array from tMt regltnij amd btjin on WXartaw, Ruaaian offensive on; fjerlln that direction The poiltien at Qrodek, }6 mllel Meat of occupied by the It of great natural strength, providing an Ideal operating and in eaae of a counter attack, can- by Former Lethbridge Cit- izen Who is Fighting for His Native Belgium CONFIRMS ATROCITIES be eaally defended 1 and Montenegrlrj, Continuing their campaign In Bosnia Herzsovina, are well within thejie and are ontfcnlltloally plan march on eart BERMAW OBNBRJBB" EAST TO CC Copenhagen, via L.on 1 trv aloilg the main line and south of Calgary, 01 tho coun to better known as Southein Alberta pfu tiie we havo the eneni> had croBSed Lhy Drlna from spreading bv keeping thdni comtied on the sam bank of thfj Oriua On tho Losmtza Ritt-ha thi. enemy atj empted to cross tlie Diina near Kintchevnu but tlm cost tvso whole coniiianies On tho noitlipin front in suite of ourr offensive being-crowned with sue- out tiooua have been recalled for strong strategic reasons 'Nothing .important is to be-record- ed on the DtihU'be frontier. RIGHT INTO THE ENEMY'S LAIR WENT THE BRITISH SUBMARINE E-9 SINKING GERMAN CRUISER "HELA' German atrocities' D il sojueont dare bo queatlon Hue _ are somi. ficts direct from west Flanders that vv ould male any man Ted blood m nil, veins boil writ rage and vovv to bring, about a ,daj qf recHonmE fherq irom time to time sinco tlio war comncnced, hideous slours ot atlocitaes, on. the part of German 'spfaicfe, jy1 rather GeoJiians ttllo wore soldiers buf fie-ds ol fhe r most dc grafleri t-pe Tncv iiavt, iitirii doiricu ind countered so that the -public is sjuievvhat it spa as to their authen ticitv But Jclovv are given scaio tacts that conclusivelv that there abides in trie breasts of Ger- man soldiers not the vestige] of manhoo'i On thu night that Great Britain de BK1TISK SUKM41UVE L-J) SUIVKTHE "HELA" London, Sept Bnlish subniaiinc E-1 has icacliod af lei IMMIIS, toipcdocd the Geainan Ilola oil Iloligoland The cruibcr went down but most oL the and i -vvine d School Board and Hospital at Macleod Will Go Back to Burning Coal IF THE RATE IS CHANGED Seiit 17 (Special) rith'r sueie jolts Deen Pans Supt 17 pm The Germans are .slowly givinr way in.'the' great liattSe tJmt continues today all along the line of the River accord- lug to: official annouiiceraeiit made AS THE THIS MORNING (Western Aesocjattfti -press) handed to the Gas companr this week Tht Cerman and alUed armies by the Hospital Board and tn- St-nooh 'wh" hoth to! discontinue the use of gas and return to coal unless the compaii} agrees to- supplj gas at the old rate dared war on Garmany gian rescn 1st i i loial Bel- jil_tlie Leth hndgc Citmns bund which proclaim ed the patriotism ol tins so jiobh left btthbridge to join his a untrt s colors. Jot illfns k n Flanders yviiip; of his and brain on oi tho liltlc ile expects soon to be moud to Antwerp the mam boilj of the airav is concontreted He has seen some sharp lighting m th" past few -nceks- anji one of the cornpanj origmallj a ph the gas at cents feet Aure usod and the schools were supplied through u meter iong from facing each other nmoa line-hire in the uest to the Vrgouue forest oa- the east, and thence across ihe Afeuae to the southeast m the cent rate at present m Allies All repojt indicate that these j or lf at thQ expiratlon 1 ect l to sup WM.MO vogue cent in the tovvn rate is unquestionably pioliibL _ tne, and it is estimated that a say- ing thirty per ceit can be made if coal is used Both the Hospital Board ind the School Trust es aLcgrdinglri sued an ultimatum to the comi-anj that unltsb thej agree to supply the Allrepoil indicate that these actions nave been seieie but thej are considered ol minor importance in comparison with the great battle of md the new battle ia "now .threatened Allied Position Good Regarding the present positions the official statement icsupd fcv the gas at the original price of cents, the gas immeriiateh out The furnace, at the. hospital siderable alUration before it p irU 01 4D Belgians to annihi'ale 200 Dhlaiib m lower Belgium So hu kpows thereof he speaks and this is what he has to rsa> to one of his coun4 n men Hat'n'ond Van Heck, plajs the rornst mv thf Starland orchestra 'It is a ten sad for even to vitnesa ill these scene- Mt ir man> erj dav one comes acros, poor th f ils running aftaj iroih their homes' for fear of thobe Germans Poor far mcrs maj be vmg their cat tie m front ol them sonic of them pushing a m iront of tl GTI with an aged mo tier or sick fathei m it "It-ell vou ijt makes the tears come to mj ejes when T sco the suiiermg of 'hesfe people who Iiaie to stand DI take what those Geimans deal out to them Jirt now while I ain writing the Ledeviant" pn) is passing, -thousands t f people of ill classes led priests pass here ahoutjthS same ever) evening around the citi la Pi-ench Tgove-rnment ..Ifi-'Of. the mo, t he mWgie chanctor General Headquart eis- at 1m e sent to Paris no the -late--fighting, and able for both coal and gas, but the the-Pans officnls draw no inference furnace at the schools will ncM win "t least from thd s-' pnvajje "VtcNenl- tn find ft) help th6 on pageJJX FUNSTON NOT SO ANXIOUS Tfr WITHDRAW S ft Amen ran forces will to vuthdraun fiom before October 10, if the war dcparTnitnt it accepts buggeslion ol BriEaditr General Fiedcnck Puniton (.eneral runiton re ommenrtcd that steps in- cident to the eiacuation of the citj le taken with rll deliberations and without undue haste i-erhaps. the'chief consideration of Funaton in rccommemling this date is believed to have been a desire to u e the thousand? of Mexican re futecs an opportunity to leave the tountfy About 100 200 nuns, geperaK of the old of ran" jilio sought satotv hues Vi Ihe increase to 3o c nts the the Jfathews Block one ol the bigj bloc s. m town, is well as sev other consumers "-c gA ng to coal igam courte of m the battie lasted seveial It is stated how ilhss not Vedicne Hat bcpt patri otic mass meeting m tne skat- inj rink lest night attni 'ed bj a huge and earnest enthusiasm was a. itature 01 the meeting Ihero w er" onlj tw o speikers A Buonanan il P and II B Bennett t> iautlio ity tiie statement that the M p dealt features of the I on anv position -LAustrian Rout Complete, Butish official press bureau .1 months the present war has not ended until such later 'date, ''not 1 e ng lateL tlnan t le end oi tha pres cut may bn fixed by order- and; the provisions of these shall have effect accordingly. Monster Mass Meeting at'Hat to Raise Fund Municipalities Z Choose as President Camioso, Alta Sent 17 j Hardie of Lethbridg-e jesteiday elected president for the eh suing of the Union of Alberta "Municipalities N Holm of holm D Twomej cf T A P Frost of Caagary G B Bond of Bas sano, W J Sped of Vernnllion, Wm Short ot Edmonton and N A of Provost elected an executive committee The first meeting of the comentfdn- was held on night Inn iddress bv Ron Wilfrid GarlUijj. I Mjnlster of Ahmidiml AErairg ftr the province was the Eeiturp Ho the delegates to see that the verj on available werp chosen for clt> town and village councils eS citllj now in the face of financial pression when extra caution should exercised In the hanging of munloipat1 affairs out of thd Austrian army in Gahcia ig_complete The Austriaas are esti mated to have lost 25 in, Kiued and wounded ami 100 000 men and 400 guns captured In this communication the failure of the German etfort to aa.Ve the arrav is noted, and the Germans are said to have lost mans, pieces of siege and other artil !ery East Prussia Russian general Reimenkampf who 1s- coufluctiig operations in east Prussia found himself in a dangerous position and has fallen Iliililan forti esses on the Rus slap-frontier Tffe Germans under General Von are leported to ba fol lowing" then advantage with the hope JJI'Ueftlhm the Russians T hearv aipw liefora-theu tan (jSec on back page) Mayor Hare-is gave an intereating' talk on v commission government' which, he said, had been the GPh ISSUES DENIAL INDIAN TROOPS WENT THROUGH CANADA Montreal, Quo Sept The Can adiap Pacific Railway formally tthin afternoon rurairs thaf .troope from Australia, Ken Zeaiaiid had been passing through [UMTON fcavltts many thousands of Ctjiiada. on tjieir Tiay to Europe The the southern metropolis J tf officials assert that noUuch DaEEano ft'as chosen as transpoi ted on! their imetttag place and impressed upon the people their responsjniliUcs ind the must necessaril} make as Rrown was m the chair Uter the meeting ar were made ior a cam p i "n to ra se monej Eor UIL Patri otic fund Chas Pmgle P P is clnirman of this committee MACLEOD PASTOR OFF TO -OTTAWA' CONFERENCE Mirleod A ta Sept t Plie A D tomonou (Ued to attend the Methodist Con ference at BUSY PLOWING Need Supply of Teed for Work Horses and Big Crop Next Yiar Will Result An encounging amount of plon ing is being' throughout the district east of Lethbridge to Med Hat the faimera require 'now continue turning the soil .until Uie frost, sets, in, is a sup- ply for their work horses JJr Hugh Boid who is in charge of the of rfeHef is doing his utrtogf to EQt these supplies Into' We duty-lot as cftteKlj as pos London, Sept. correspond- ent of the Times in Havre, in describ- ing the -hattle of the Alsne; aiiys [As opposed tO' the battle of: the Jlarnc, which was a ct r and plains, and-high plat- eaus, the battle of th'e; Aisne was a river-crossins on a scale', such.1: as 'has never before been seen in the" history of the world, a triumph of organizing ini'd ensineering, as iriuch as cour age and' 'The time 'was Saturday---evening and the moment TIBU cd tf .the Hoeing host was to be saved, some sort of stand must be made. 'The enemy gathered hurriedly to- gether for a great .effort on tlje heights which overlooked ".the-1 river. He had his suns placed an'd.-.his men ready ,when the British'and French troop1' reached the bank ot the river. Clearly it was.essential to the Allies that a crossing should ,ba mside. if the great pursuit was to be continu- ed, and the hard-won victory .pressed home. But the river riin- nmg sviftlj aiter the recent lieasy rains. Bridges must be 'built under a uthermg fire the> must be mam tained under fire-and crossed. All the vantage points were held toy men ren- dered desperate and fighting for their.; lives. It was a terrible prospect, but it did not daunt our splendid forces 'The attack began Sunday morning, with all the dash the great ctrLggle of a ueek before Our guns .were brought in' position and a terrible artillery duel opened for as long as the German ar remained imsilenced there was litt'ie hope of crossing" the .river. During this fire our engineers worked labonouslj bringing up gieat pontoons while the fire fclofti> ,de- creased their numbers some hours of this supreme effort the enemj s guns on the north hank were troops began while the Allies ar tillerj still the heights protect ing their passage By sun0et when the cold rains and winds started, the heights .were; won, the enemy thrown and our troops trosspd at three crossing plac es. While this.balt' proceeding, a most exciting .aeroplanes German and English, -was taking place: London, Sept. German right wing is now encircled by the Allies, according to an Amtflns dis- patch to the: Dally News, London, Sept, a 90-mile front the German are at bay. The All tea are occupying positions across the Alsne, which won af- ter the most spectacular and thrilling rlvor oroealng ever made by an attack- ing force under fire. Fop past two days thorfr have been sporadic rattacks from both sides along'thls line, but, ac- bordtng to admlMlona from the rival headquarters today, they have not pro- duced any definite results. Both sides have suffered enormously during the past week, and the present pause un- doubtedly re being used to bring-up ret nf ore-ems nts and supplies. Something of modern warfare with wKlch the auttioi-tties, describe the terrible markfng" pro- gress of tht arniiea the Alsne. with great to make one'Shuttder. BRITISH.'ARMY IN HOT ACTION London, Sept. enfc of the Times at Paris sent this story ot the fighting on the Hirer 'Aisne. The enemy has found means to ar- rest his retreat for the time being, and is offering a stubborn resistance on the line which toe has prepared stronzlv for defense. He has received considerable reinforcemente, probably from Lorraine, where he seems to -have abandoned the defeasiy.e. The fighting is hottest ,around Soisfwins, British army is in "GERMANS" ERECTED. BARRIER .OK. CORPSES J: lernhle stories ore reaching of piles dead and w ountled which 'encumber the "-.hattlenelds tutu thi. Giu i-> -iTurking; night md daj At one place it is said, the Germans erected- a barrier six feat hisih of corpses, behind which (to resist the. ;barrier-; was carried after a terrific struggle by the French Turcos, leaving dead oh the BURKING OF.'.TJERMONDB ON PAR WITH-.LOUVAIN London, Sept. _The Antwerp "correspondent ot the Post who visit- ed Termonde, one "of the razed cities of Belgium, found that out of houses, not 101) remained.. .Hospitals and churches were all burned. Teroionde, adds the correspondent, was burned for same reason' as Lotivafr. r'0n 4th- a cams back the ncld after hiving heen severigy hand led bj Belgians and German commander .exclaimed "It 'is oiir- 1 here are many at the capital who believe that .the. lure .ot the .bat- tlefield be too much for Col Fughes and that at the last moment ho will join the troops and embark at for the front as commander- ir chief FEARLESS BOILLET SAVED GEN. JOFFRE a Pans bepl 17 A French-., man his motor car t and is nou drn ing ic for officers ol the dencral Stall, 1 hear that Gen- eral loffre had a very narrow escape days ago sajs the correspond fnt to the. London He was hemg'dr'ven by Boillet, t French racing and the Oer mpns seemed to have laid tn artil- Icrj ambush for him at a read hy which (hey he would pass As soon is the cur reached a porUon ol ihe road upon which the Gorman trained, group oi ateUs foU Eround it One Iragincnt, lugp Ui a lea cup stiuck the boHet tat' neither the general nor his artTNT' ininred tasked on lull speed and out zone before ;