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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 17, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VHL LETHISRIDGE. ALBEUTA. FKIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1915 NUMBER 235 Ottawa Welcome Message i from Long Lost Explorer ftorac. Alaska, Sept. Stefansaon is aafe on Uuuhslaml. The schooner. Ruby arrived yester- day with dispatches from hlm'to Hie Canadian government. Ottawa Gets Word Ottawa, Out., Sept. ment was made in government circles today that YiJhjalmar Stefansson, tlie Arctic'explorer, had been heard from was safe. Stefansson had not previously been heard from since Ap- and it-had generally been lie and several compan- ions had been 'iost. To Continue -Exploration The message from Stefansson was to the Naval department, and was .dated from Raillie Island, August 81, -via Nome, Alaska, September 16, and stated that he was to continue his northern exploration. The message .follows: "As unavoidable, delays threatened ,jind the running; cost of chartering .the Polar Bear was high, i. purchased .here and engaged here on terms sim- ilar to the Karluki Engaged Hoff, en- gineer of the schooner Ruby, to take the place of Blue of. Alaska. Engaged .five'extra helpers for southern parts, who have ample outfit for one year, .and. the Polar Bear for two years. Flaif to continue northern explora- to 145 west and 82 farther Jioptii, northerly course is secured.'1 wag: last heard from on 7, lie and several; of his point known since as Camp ?rrihe -north" The' ex- expected to return then which -'penetrated The most'; northerly'point in: rjuest of: news of the explorer, .have returned-without from him or his companions. Stefansaon and his party, general- ly 'believed to number two, were all 'supplied .with, food and 'ammunition started, but In search' of the now land: ONLY ANNUAL MANOEUVRES London, Sept. cial denial is made in Bucbar- est that Rumania's military act- ivltios along the frontier are anything more than annual manoeuvres. o v ANGLO' FKENCH 1WANCIE1JS XKW YORK A huld-up in which the victim was the loser to the extent of only SO cents, lint in which lie. might just as I easily have frisked of a larger] sum 'had he heen carrying it. took i.'EPLY FRENCH SUNS place at 12.30 last evening on-Third avenue at the corner of, Eighth St.' The hold-ups were strangers, as was. also the victim, and'the police have. no trace of the highwaymen. The victim was walking west 'on Thirri when two large figures" ioouiuu up in the darkness and blocked his path.. ;'How much money have they demanded. Being a little'man, of considerable size, the victim did not hesitate to produce all the charge he had. "1 have only 70c. "AVell, we'll take aOc. .of said.the artists, and 'beat a retrcatl 1845 AGED 95 no.unceri of Bugler. sol.e. sur- vivor of those who took part in'the, battle of Sidi Brahim; iri-1845, in the: first war of subjugation in Algeria. He was 95 years of age, and was decorat- ed a few years ago with the medal'Of the lesion of honor. President Poin- caire attended a dinner given in his honor on February 22, 1914, in tbis Six of the most prominent English aid French fimnclal e pert mem- bers of Hie "Anglo-French. Commis ion eleoted to conKr with bankers regarding a solution of the foreign exchan e aie now S0conferring'with U. S. and Canaciian in New (1) left to right: Basil B Blaclteirof the British Tiea ur> Octive Homberg of the French Foreign K. -Mallet, regent of the Bank of France. (2) J. P. Mor- gan who: met the financiers, phbioRranhed with Baron Chief Ufe chairman. (3) Sir K. Hopklnson Hplden, managing director ot ithe London Pity and Midland Bank. (4) Sir Henry Babbington Smith, ure- iident of Bank of Horwood Will be on the Stand For Several Days Winnipeg, Sept. W. Hor- former provincial architect, spent all of-this morning undergoing examination' at 'the hands of R. A. Honnar the croun counsel in the Roblin and three of his former col- leagues who arc charged with con- spiracy. His direct examination will not be concluded until tomorrow and his cross-examination by E, :F., B. Johnston probably will take a couple preliminary hearing .of Sir Redmond, of days of next week. Tint the local MCA will re quire a year for' maintenance, is the decision that has been reached hv' the 'committee of citizens appoint- td on iuesdav evening bv the puMic, meeting to consider the situation with respect to the local institution, and its financial difficulties. This report will be presented to the public meeting on 1'iesda} enmg Of course this amount is out :Side of any amount that will be nc- Lessarj to clfan up current I labilities anti-past; indebtedrtcss. The'means of raising the w ill be left to the public meeting; to .decide. Attend Big Calgary Meeting Calgary, Alta., Sept. thoiis and Deupie the Horse building, here, last night, to hear Sir Herbert Ames, and R. B. Ben- nett, M.P., deliver addresses, the form- er on the Patriotic. Fund, and the 'lat- ter on his recent trip to Great. Bri his visit to-the Canadian soldiers in the trenches and hospitals ot France and Flanders. Mayor CQS- ;ello presided. There were two mili- tary bands and all. kinds of enthus lasm, Bowville Pioneer Farmer is Dead II.' G. Hitchcock, ,a pioneer of the Bowville a progressive and successful farmer and a public spirit ed ciiizeh, Wednesday, after an illness that ;had. over a jieilod of two Mr Hitchcock came to the Bowville country when it uas fjret settled twelve years ago He .had rejnained.there practically all the time'since, and ha'd been a leader In ciovements for ttie welfare of the community New_yprk .State 58 years ago Air Hitchcock came west to Mln and migrated from that State to Alberta tho movement to n western Cnnadn as at Ha Hi Hitchcock did not aii time In identifying himself with tlie London, Sept, official reports have been recalv ed from French Britiih-'sourc- es, severe fighting seems to be under.way again oh the Galltpoli front. The Turks, according to their reports, have made several attacks In the region of Anafarta: Athens and Rome continue send out reports that the defen- sive power of the Turks is weak- ening, but no official news has been received in confirmation. 16 Miles Steel Have Been Laid Up till last evening pf steel had been laid on the new exten- sion of the Foremost line bj the C P.R. construction gang. Steel 19 ing laid at the rate of a mile a iu'.y. The whole 25 iniles of extension iiiil be completed before the end of v V STEFANSSON explorer, who reports that he is alive and weli in the Far North, after he was believed lost SPY EXECUTED was of- ficially, announced today that a spj his name not given, was executed here, today, after a trial, month, if the weather is fai ofable Sept. Greece express the strong belief that Turkey and Bulgaria have'definitely reached an agree- ment, but in the near East it is believed it will not result in actual participation in the war by Bul- garia on the side of the Central Powers.- Nor is an immediate of- fensive by- Austro-German forces expected against Servia. Old Timer of Coutts District Coults, Sept- Dupee, a fanner living tivehe miles east of here, died rather suddenly on Wednes- day afternoon.., The body was ship- ped to Great Kails, Montana, for in- terment; where tlie '.deceased was well known. Mr. Dupee was very well known in the south country, having lived in the Coutts district for near- ly lifteen years. He was married and his wife is his only survivor. Use of Coal, Cheaper Than Gas, Would Mean Increase of in Payroll London. Sept. combats conttmie on the west- ern front. The German to the French guns is growing in intensity. A A CImrlotietown, P.K.I., Tlu: Jluthicson government was returned yesterday by a majority which was reduced. Coni- plets results return 17 Conservatives and 18 Liberals. The Conservatho majority'in the'last legislature uab 25. Former Rog crs, who was expected to lead the Liberal party to uctorj, was him self defeated'by Hon. Charles'Dalton. Premier lUathieson and his col- leagues had good majotities, but Speaker was defeated by 82 votes, and "two members of_ the exe- cutive, L. J. -Jenkiri N. Mac- Donald, met defeat, the former by votes. Hon. Mr Dalton had a -small majority Benjamin the Liberal leader. TiN'UEi) ON 3) Domestic Russ- ia are' Causing; Ser- ious Trouble London, Sept. admits the Russian! are falling back In the direction of Pinik, the capture of which i an- nounced yesterday by the Ger- mans. The occupation "by the In- vaders of this town may., be ev- pected to facilitate greatly the progress .of Fleld-Marihii von Mackenzen's forces through marshes. Owing to the prorogation of the Duma, domestic are oc- cupying the attention of the Rua- '-sians.- The effect of'thig incident on the military situation hi fear- ed, as is indicated by the proclam- ation of General Ruszky, Rus- sian commander in- the north, calling on the workmen not to slacken their efforts to keep the army supplied with Another Capture Berlin, via London, Sept. -von' Hlhdenberg'B forces, which have flanked Vilna and Dvinsk, cutting the railroad- between those have madei a further advance to the east- ward. The War Office announced today the capture of Vidsy, about 35 miles south of Dvinsk. CALL Ptftrcgrad. UP RESERVES Sept. ukase was issued, today, calling to the colors reserves of-the territorial armi7. The senate is d_eternilna the ages'-and niinibersi.of the.reserves and Ltlic districts from which they shall be called. Sebastopol, Russia, 17, via announcement was made here today that Russian, torpedo boats had sunk, near Sin ope, a seaport Minor, on Sea, an entire fleet-of sailing vessels, laden with muni- tions of war. ..The crews of Vessels were taken Turks Resume Frightful Massacre of Armenians Constantinople Sept 17 Turks have resumed the method) exterm.riation .of VArmenians in all provinces of the Ernpire. Frightful scenes are being tract ed, accordinn to reports brought here. Women are being outraged or sold, into .males are being massacred, and iwhole; com- munities .driven off into the de- serts. Nearly Armenian Afion Kara In Asia Minor, have abandoned their homes and are fleeing to the. They are pursued by irregular who are shooting' down straggle) s, and carrying off wo- men who fall exhausted by th't v Is coal oal cheaper tlian natural gas ili I rWge for heating purposes' Ihi' That the hulk of experience with Although Um concensus of experi- botlr fuels Ins shown the cost of the once as pointed put, that coal is of the SIAYAI BANFF The 100 odd internes who tak bulk of experience, so far heating gas to be it least 35 per cent., anil cheaper, and though -many _________....... of blocks in the business section is m some ra'ei 10 anil 50 per cent, business places ami also residences from the Lethbndge detention concerrixl shows that coal is cheap- groatet lor turn ice heating than coil., are using coal in preference to gas, camp to worlt OI, tne ra the vi taking oieiuhing into consideration, yet there are-business men who claim cinitv of Banff, not return here of the larger business tliat tin, tas has efiectcd a saving in for tlle wjnter, as v as expected, but their uirl bill where the be kent in (.aniES, ae COP umplion is great enough to gue to announcement made in them the reduced rate of pel r ,iEarv cr in way, at the present chaiged b? the gas companj and m ___........ ....._ a view of the cheapness of coal in this m the city are now -using coal city. i j m prefeience Now that the natural gas That'38'of the business houses are before the public pronnnentlj ih usmK as, that '10 are using coat, Calgary courts, and no that All Citizens Invited To-night Evsry Lethjiridi's citiMn pouihly crowd inta Mtj. eitlc Theitre ihciiM bt-.prtMijt tonight to the iddreuei by Sir Htrbirt Amtt, honorary McrVliry of the Canaditn PnVlotlc Fund, Premlir Slfton, and otheri (Ir Htrbtrt Amis ii to till of tht ful work by Patriotic Kund and of needi in tht future The hall it being prettily decorated hv tht of the Err pire The Home Guard and Kilties' band will attend-In a bodv The executive of the local Patriotic Fund will take iiati on the nlattorm The muilcal proljramDe of fat evening will Include violin tnd eoloe by well known local article Sodlere are given a hearty we' come to attend L M Johnatont, K C will preilde. canvassK The estimate of al payroll is given by Mayor and others arc conversant with j the situation i MARKETS Ootobir wheat 877. October fVMber baney 50% WEATHER High Low Forscast Fair, ind moderate Remarkablejfield Marquis There are terne remarkable ylelde of wheat in the south country this year The Herald learned th's record yleW which i.1 probably the equal-of'.'anything yet iproduced.or will be produced. George Firth who farms aeven milee.southwest-of the cltv has just completed threshing 34 acres o' hit Marquis wtaeat, anS the yield averages bushels to the acre Tht wheat grades No. 1 ''Hit lias just threshed a test plot of an acre and a half, M bushels On this farm there are 200 acres in all of Marjute wheat, and Mr Firth sxotcts the average yield ever the whole orep will be above 50 bushels 50 the a-re Washington, Sept. Ham Jennings Bryan has abandoned the.'policy of the State during the months of Ins incumbency as "Secretary of State, and. declared himself opposed to the raising of for- elgn belligerent loans m the United Stafes He declared the making of loans In neutrsl countries by a, cajm-, tn at war was not forbidden by in- ternational law, but on eroundR o( Pliblic policy.. He said he siicH 'ioans shoiild not bo taken up, as they tended, to draw the. country into hostile camps each financially Inter- ested in the success of the countrj to which its money was advanced Rain Threatens Over the South Threatening v either is general the south this morning, accordlni to weather reports received Svpti Waller W the C P R .There has run in the citv floWeterd, which will delay threshing probably for the rest ot the Threshing is proceeding it plates today and be agam bi the begmhihg of provided no more ;