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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 18, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME va: LETHBRIDGE, 'ALBERTA, FIUDAY, SEPTEMHER 18, 1914 NUMBER 236 Advance of the Victorious Armies of Czar Uncheck- Prussia Cam- paign About Ovei Petrograd, Sept.'lS Concerning de- velopments- In the-east theatre of war Berlin acknowledges that while Gen- eral Von Hindenberg's brilliant and daring movement across the Orde 3-akd. was successful in driving back General Rennenkampff's forces, the were not completely out- flanked arid'-the-'previous east Prus- sian victors' against the Russians was not duplicated us the Russian General retired in good.order, saving Ills ar- tillery: There.is'a lull.in operations in Ga where the victorious Russian armies evidently-are moving in an ef- fort to.cut off the "retreat of the Aus t'rians 'toward' Cracow, Former Citizen of Lethbridge French Engineer Friends of .'Wr. C. De La Conda- imnc a ciul enyneei tcrmerl of Lc'hbridgo 050 8th St S received the following Triess.a'ge. from him yes- terday 'You ;surcly, .know what happened in Luiopt, smcii I left Lettibndge I joined the arnn of Franne and am jjou the 8th regiment of eng jiecrs. We had-pretty good luck so far.: -about one hundred thousand Germans were killed and we have numerous prisoners at' Pornichet my ivire is jet Possiblj the Germans" ii-iii" come.a few miles in hut t go fir and iPornieiiet is several hundred miles from the German or Belgium bound an N'" untc to i little longer timt if I am ACTUAL PICTURE FROM FRONT-GERMAN ARMY BIVOUAC AFTER BATTLE OF VISE THE BATTLE DAY Today brings news ol' a brit- tle ill iho westct i war theatre. Kough- ly-speaking, the con tested ground if that lying the River Aisue on the south, tho Oise on the northwest and thoMeuse on the east. The A'.lies p evidently trying j. turnhiK move- ment on the Ger- man right to throw them across tlie Ail- ette and tho Oise toward the Meusc. TAUBE VISITS ANTWERP Antwerp, Sept. 18. 7 o'clock yes- terday u Taubf aeroplane flew over Antwerp, coiiiiiJK from the w-est. It in-led, flying too near the pas works No bombs vere dropped. Tlie forts endeavored to bring it down without suc- cess, tho Taube 'ris to a great height immediately after passing the old fort- ifications. Belgian aviators save chase, but the Taube es caped in the direc- tion of Witryck BROKE UP PARADE And London .Street Railway Will Have to for Damage London Ont break Ing up of a parade, of n detachment of Seventh Fusiliers_of this city bj a car a few ago has ipsult ed m tile HliEchini ot in iction for damages against Jthe Lonilon btreet Rallwaj Co bv the officers oi the regiment The soldiers were in dut} at the time FINED rOR ASSAULT Fernfe BC Sept Mac Donald of Hosmer otlirged nith as Buuft with Intent to do bodily harm was fined S1.H 00 and costs and BIX months sentenco Judge Thompson German Fleet Battered Its Own Cruisers Loudon Sept to the Times its 1'etrograil cor respondent says Reports of dlsastei to the man Meet in the Baltic have been confirmed bv reports received bore which declare that German warships tired upon each other All rumors of engagements with thp Russ'ar f'oet m the Baltit, ''Thr> Mimiup7 Pillow fii t ilio siiniinei 1 illow into good slupi, lei il bt lead} loi the seeder the moment Ihe snow sjoes >nd put it lino siuh shape as lo be lice horn weeds, leadj lo absorb moh'ure and .as safe as possible from cvuporaliqn. Slubbk land Eveij acie ol slubble land in good enough shape lo he t.H'h sife loi wheit should be ploughed ughl now, plough nol less than inches deep and deepei il the char ncler of tlie soil and moisture contents will permit; deep soils should be ploughed decplj, slnllow 01 light soils wilh a more shallow fuiiow, do Ihe ploughing well acie should be hariowed within dajs after ploughing and pack Ihe hnd it possible aftci Iwirowing "Spring woik Earlv seeding is the consuleialion, make evcrv, picpn ition now and f'ns coming wmtei lo lose no time when the spimg opens, be sure tlie seed is elcin and of hii'h quality gel the i possible, do Ihe won-, well al seeding lime, cultiAating 01 disking beloie seeding always means biggti and bellei ciops md in distiict" wheie the crops weie n failuic, this jeat the methods outlined are piiticulailj neccs- i' 'Munchausen" Bernstorff Denies it All Cardston Sends to Help Out Red Cross Fund lork Sept Count Uernstoifi the Ue man aralws. dador was jskel if lie as 1 rcpre b litatne of the C rrman Mould male an) replj to the ot atrocities made bj- the. Belgium government against the German sol diers who have imalcd Belgium All that'I care to say. about: tlie beljian charges said th ambassa rtof. "is that I have officially, inform- ed the ctate Department at Washing- ton that there is not a word of truth in stilraients made to the Prt b> th Belgi in commission Pierce Hill tho Belgian Consul General at "iorli said at his office that the slou of German atro cities in Belgium is related to Pre Mdint Wilson tn King Mbeit's CommissioT sent cspeculU to this counlrj for that purpoie would soon Lc puhliihid in book for lor univei sil distribution ihe bool: is now in the press he iaid ami gives full do tails Caidston Uta Sett IS Red Crosi, Souet) ib growing nplillj and is nearing the one hundred mark. At a meeting held in the Masonic- Hall last Wednesday it was found' that the financial eml is progressing nicely and that have been crjl- lected. Half of this amount has. .beoa forwarded to headquarters to be an- plied at once for the relief of the sick1 and wounded. The remaining funds wili be expended in purchasing .iiia- tenal for tl e making ol irticles ot clothing fc the sick which will fce proceeded with at once by tlie lady members of.the local branch. To avoid. confusion and the duplication of too manv articles certain work will be to "each district The membership fee is and be piid to inj of the office s who are in hopes that any who to contribute either work or ca'Sh will mule and m touch with tho committee as (iiiickly- as possible. WOULD YOU SAY THE KAI8ER WAS SORE? Tans Sept pa pers remort that the Kaiser has sent to tho King of Italy the following telegram Conaucrcd or unconnuered I shall, never forffet.yoiir, trea- son A AUSTRIA SAYS "ENUF" London. -Sept. la- desirous of peace, according a Rome despatch to The Daily Telegraph, which represents in'. ternal conditions, especially in Bosnia and Dalmatia, as disasv fi admitted b the Fiench of finals." ami .further emphasized by the fact that they-have undertaken several ittacki in the p or two late operations, the British War'Office is silent, but an'official ac- count of .the operations of the.British army during- the period from Septem- ber :10 to 13 has .been issued .by the official p'ress bureau, showing that though. the troops had hard fighting thej. raids a stead" af in co with the Fieneh through a ternton nhich ms ciossed b> and offered manj obstacles- forward movement. Field Maishal 1 ai Kitchener the British sncietan tor uai haa again urged the of doping irm ed force1? to cim on and bring Hio, to a successful con- clusion It ill be 5 Jie sij s to I een the armv it its full arid- maintain a steady flow of rein- forcements. offichl fiom Berlin bj of London icport that the Gwtwh dirigible airships 1m e ful filled n'il nono of them "has been destroyed or captured, although some of tliem have been dam- aged, and that the subscriptions to tho. German war loan have exceeded all vpectations In Galipla ind east Prussia Austrl ariiif'i Qermaiis and Russlana1-continue their stiipendous conflicts, of which no late details been made known Lineham Wells 4- Derrick on Ground to Drill Deeper If present indications are correct ive will strike the LCD! heavy crude oil in commercial quantities.___ This expression made to the Herald this morning by Mr. K. H. manager of the Original Discovery Oil .Company, which concern has over the old Liiu'hani well south o[ Creek, in the shadows cast by "Old Chief mountain. 'Mr. Crandell is in the citv today primarily. to look after some repair.work being- done on the panv's tools- at t-ltc' Lelhbridge Iron Works. ThiM Lineham well is the ccilv A Iberia., which has so far produced .the. real crude.oil. .It.was drilled to a. depth of 1020 where oil was. encountered. The tools be- came lodged in the hole and it wru abandoned, for ijiaiiy years, hut the recent boom directed men oi means toward lie Linelnm pnieiU ind _i will now he drilled in to oil doi posits. The well will first lie cleaned out, anil'a derrick, will then be erect- ed so ttiat the driil may proceed in- to the '.depths. Mr. Crandcll is confident that oil will be encountered in paying quan- tities. The crude product is mixed with water at the present ttopth, and is vc-rv evident on all the material taken out so tar. 1 re derrick ind inathilh.lv is al ready on the ground at Pineher, and the drilling will go ahead unimped- ed, ones the tools which now plug the hole are removed, which will he in 10 days. I Mr. Crandcll is at the head oi. the Ciantlell Pressed Dnci companj of 1 and is heavilj interested m the Alberta Sewer Pipe company. He is an ildermaTi on the Oalgaiy cit) council and is vcrv; ind active m business as well as ci- vic aria-its. He is very'much, pleased tl it clunce led Lethbridge, for lib lias not been here for many months. He thinks the general oiit- look here is as good as in any-, city he has visited. He called at the city offices this morning. Mr. Crandell is slopping at' "the I Lethbridge. Allies Hope to Turn the German Right Across the Ailette and Oise Made DIE. TdY Mr; Hugh Boyd, who is in charge" of tho distribution of re- lief in this received a lie trom (jrassj LaKe to the effect tint the there ic- Eused to- accept.the orders given to merchants-for ralief for farm- ers. This is looked upon as a -arbitrary nd uncalled lor attitude The ciders are i good a11 a check Ihe Dominion government is hack of every or der 1hnce orders when returned to the Conimissioner of tion at Winnipeg are supplanted with a check which goes to who- ever held the order, vSo, a "bank is not taking any risk One of the hanks at Bow Island: it is understood, orders. Orders for relief are' being gnen to the local mtithants in order that his business in these Inrd times ma> be The banks, at least some of? them-, re- fuse to gne a helping, liand even for a few days, though the -Dp- minion government responsible for Hit Cashing of every order British in New York Launch a Relief Campaign "Son Sept H a ni-ctm.; toni'ht of British subjects held a the British Imperial club pi-ins formulated to conduct.a campaign lor, the collection of-a relief fund, part! of' which will to the Lpn-1 don Prince of Wales fund and llic maimler to be used for the relief families -of Britislrsoldiers in the U The clmrnnn 01 U nieetmi, Jol.n K. Lnivson, stiited'that an aux-1 iliai} of the fund lu hi st irted in i other American eitits. 1 Dramatic End of Slayers of Boer General Joh'annesburg, Sept.' 'gang of (iesperatlces, under the leadership of i nnn nariei Jackson who were indirectly the cause oi the killing of Cra icril facobub Hcndrick BcLara) the poted liocr canle to a diamitc end Ihey took refuse m a c e on Fast Kand and tie police suiiounded the cave and called upon them io. siirrehder. :The desperadoes oftcred to up their arms to Jackson's wife, .She the: cave, and Jackson, shot her. Jac sin ami nib two accomplices then committed. suicide. MINE .IS RUNNING The Hillcrest mine is operat- ing again, the Unio.ii and the company having ?pmc -to an agreement FOR A LONS REST bnrnia Ont Sept riore Austrian reservists were removed from here to Old Foit Henry, King .stpn. ALLEGED INCENDIARY: CHOOSES JURY TRIAL Ternie B C Sept IS Gaul, the of Michel haa el ected to be tried bv Jury at the fall iFCs Bail accepted to the amount: of London, Sept. 18, 10.10 far as the public knows, the great artil- lery duel along the line of the River Afsne continues to be a dran'. t In the pause of the thunder of the huge guua, the infantry and cavalry units scatter- ered along, the line of battle are being flung into the fray without appreciable effect on its outcome. An official statement written by a staff officer who ,1ms been on the scone of operations, and which Ig auth- orized by the British War Office, gives the details of the actions, closing with the crossing of the Aisne, but only the most meagre communications have 'been issued concerning the fighting for the last few days. Roughly speaking, line of the ad- vance of the Ulieb is threaded BIX rivers, four of whichr have already- been crossed.. The: crossing-of.. the Maine marking the assumption of the aggreESiv o Allies, was purelj a rear guard action, in which General Von.Kluck cleverly kept the German right from, being outflanked So far as the British pas- sage of the Ourcq was not contested. .The Vesle River was only lightly de fended by the Germans, while, as.it is well Known, the resistance of the Germans at th'e Aisn'e was and still .is of the most stubborn, character on.) both tie French and British fronts THE ALLIES' JOB IS A TOUGH ONE If the Allies .hold the ground across the Aisne, which ther gained despite the heavy artillery fire from concealed. German batteries in the heights above th'e river, two more rivers, the 4Jlette and the Oise remain to be crossed The country between, the Aisne and the Alletts is ideal lor defensive nur- poses and if the German army holds the Aisne heights for a few davs, de- fensive works can. be constructed an along the rivers which may delay the Addles advance on German territory for a long time On the other hand, if the Germans resume the offensive the country now occupied bj them affords an elegant operating It is clear from reports coming in ftoni the Allies that the victory in the battle oi the Marae, and tie assump- tion-ot the, offensive had a tremen- dous moral effect on the Franco-Bri- tish armies BATTLt BETWEEN OISE'AND MEUSE Berlin Sept 18 Via London, 12 25 The following official statement was made at the headquarters of the General Staff the evening of Sept 17 No decision yet haa resulted in the i battle between the Oise aud' the Mouse but certain signs indicate that the powi r uf rc0 stance ot the enemy is relaxing. "The endeavor of the French troops to break through the German right wing collapsed without any great el fort 'on 'the part of our troops. The centre of the German army is gaining ground slowly but surely 'On the right ibanK of the Meuse the Allies trom Verdun have been easily, repulsed. CLOSE BANK AT HOSMER Fernie BC Sept B Ken dail, manager of the1 Bank of Montreal, Hosnier, and Mrs. spent Wdd- rcsdaj in the citv Tin, bank at Hos mpr is to be closed at the end of Sep Member, TRAIN OO7EN VICTIMS Birmingham Ma., Sent 18 A persons were killed fr and 25 injured in a wreck Alabama Great Southern train tj 2 neirJJvingstone today -x ;