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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 21, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1914 NUMBER 238 TENTH DAY BATTLE OF GERMANS LOSE GENERALS Heavy Losses of Enemy Include Some of Their Ceaders Berlin, Sent, 20, via Rotterdam and iiundou, Sept. is an- nounced that General Stelnme-tz, possessor of the Iran Cross since 1870, was killed on September 15. Another officer. killed ivafl Com- niaiider Betle'n' iHantzait- Strong Austrian Fortress Scene of Second Big Battle m. Galicia SnMlREATENED 'London'; Sept. A' Central News Bcspatch from Potrograd bays It is reported tjbal a strong Bian- army, .composed of throe urmy fcorps, is at' Pizemysl, completely re- informing the iAustiians. 1PRZEMYSL- BESIEGED fclY THE RUSSIANS i London, Sept. An official state- ment from Felrograd says that the Russians, are" bombarding the strong (Austrian fortress ..'of Przemysl. It al- Eo reports. the repulse ot the Aus- Itrians -.with heavy losses near Bara- fcow and Renichow in Ctahcia BOSNIAN CAPI1 WOW THREATENED Roms, bept 211 Via Paris, Sept last night from [tmje. Montenegro s iys There 'is 'great' enthusiasm over the "re-union of .Montenegrins and Ser- are -marching against Sar- djeva It (s believed this mil leal to ifche the Bosnian capital Ihe Montenegrins have defeated ,tfoq (lustriaas on the mountmn slopes killing many of them also cap qaick firing guns which nrttl he 6sed against Sarajevo SERVIAN PROGRESS A t Another Outrage Which Por- trays Vandalism of Invad- ing Kaiser's Huns FRANCE TO PROTEST TO WORLD POWERS AT THE Paris, Sept, 21. In' thc_fighting around Reims the '-matter of greatest general interest has been fclie> destruc- tion of the famous cathedral, -one it the most noted' structures in- the world dating back to the 1 3th cen- tury, which is reported to have first been pierced by many German shells, and tleri to burst into flames Against .thjs (lestruction ...of the ca- tlie Freijch. government has decided to through diplomatic cliannelaV a protest to" the pott- ers. TO' SAVE ITS FACE Berlin bept 31 olRcial btate s in the battle line of the Jrencli, and Germans wore obi ig crt to regret the 'neces- sity, but. the fire1 of .the from the district. Orders :Bave been issued to save the cathedral, 'The attacks., on French are Nish, Serria Ma London 1010 a communication re- viewing the Servian campaign enemy's 'attempts to cross the fline-on the'Losnitza Ratcha line Isave progressing at several points in the agam failed, and all Austrian at- Central U Donon near Sen (tempts to cross the Save on the' onnts 27 miles south east of Luue- Witrovltza-Shabatz front ueai Saales in the German (unsuccessful Nqthmg of importance osu.es, their offensive has 1 Deu re (s reported from the gave "Danube pulsod There is no news from the f I0nt j eastern camp The enemy, retiring from Vishe grid, Bosnia 4 miles southeast 01 Sarajevo, abandoned Iheir stores 'the. Montenegrins after carrying fche fortress ot-Fotcha and Urania captured Jabuka on Septem ker 16tb smd took Rogatica on the seventeenth 'Tlie morale of our troops is ex cellent but the Austrians are com pletely demoralised and are flying p mic steicken The Montenegrin arnn is only about''ten from the Bosnian c-intal and has captured a large amount of booty (I. .H. Pali- Sept: .21. Saturday i the official bulletin cohlairied sentence 'The Germans who, despite trumely violent attacks, shave not Above Is shown a representative of each of the Indian regiments which are now in .France to co-operat; with General French. Nearly all these regiments are composed of exception- ally good fighters, and wlfl giv.s a good account of themselves in the present war Instructions Given by Dominion Get Money Direct WAS WRONG IMPRESSION That banks are instructed by Dom- inion officials not to eash-relis Lord ers Fernie Hindus, Numbering 50, Want to Enlist 3 Fernie, B.C., Sept. Fifty Hindus have fop act ive service and have requested the re cruitmg officer to. forward their appli PINCHER WILL 1 HOLD PATRIOTIC MEETING WED. able to win the least ground be- fore Reims, have been bombarding the the day Sunday afternoon's' official... note is the'explanation given by A. B. King, cations to the Minister of Militia, manager of the Union Bank at Grassy! Lake, in a 'letter protesting a0aa st an article -which appeared in Friday's is sue to the effect that a'bank at Grassy Lake had-refused to cash the orders, thus working a'hardship on the farm- ers. This is -Mr. King's letter, which, is self-explanatory: Editor, Herald: I notice on the front page 'of yesterday's issue thar jou ke mention of the Grassy Lake bank having refused to cash govern- ment orders drawn on local merchants! th'is you have been mis-informed as no orders have been presented to us to be cashed. However, yesterdaj we received a letter from our head office, instructing us not to cash any orders, as J. Bruce Walker, commissioner i ise ot stirring List week W., A. BUCHANAN, M.P., WILL CROSS SOCIETY FORMED Message Left by an Unfortunate Homesteader to Wife Who Had Deserted Him SHACK: TELLS SAD STORY '1 would like-to be buried on the homestead. "Don't bate me any more. Good-bye; Yours truly, Gabrie'i Girfc- eneE. i This message, written, in a scrawl ng hand on au old copy of the Leth- britlge Herald, greeted "a caller at an old one-roomed sod sliack near Cham- pion last jveek.' The paper was lying on a dirigj: table', beside a "hand-made shake-down, on which lay the remains of a prematurely old man oC 54. The Pmchcr Creek Sejt lasted} was m perfect older but the stir tte old town has awakened and landings denoted pmition and hard jn the next Kerens prom Jn-fact e'erl tiireafl of Immigration branch, Winnipeg meeting held at the homr of j.t evidence nomted to a period jof despondency, .followed by suicide. It was a known fact through the neigh Farmers Will Get Benefit of'the Doubt flis Honor Judge Jackson of the District Court returned on Saturday fiom Galgar; where he attendee a conference ot judges advised them he would not accept or 1 M. ;Morden, ,a branch of the pay any drafts with orders attached was formed electing -is toe m-in turneries nan The Commissioner making purchases their president "Mrs H L, Hyde On been but that tns wire naci !ia to telegraph-for funds and i cheque Monday auunooi a laige number oi.fcft him .ears igo The message on will be forwarded to him at the supply lakes met at the home 01 Mrs tLe tab e was probnbls intended tor station, i" communicated Ibis to Mr C Ktn mis, a Patriotic I und liei she 1S stm alhc Savage, the local commissioner and socittj was foimed Both societies1 So convincing were the circumstanc iuo tloubt he lias advised Ml I hate been busj with the result that es urder "-No1! ihe death of this old tlLouthotit Prance but throughout on the 17thi next a huge public pitri homesteader was that an tht, educated world with disgust and lngt( T wrote bolh Bojd and M, meEtirg is to he held on was ordered Coronei Me KILLED BY HORSE Little Son of Blood Reserve Agent Succumbs to Injuries from Kick Macleod, Alia., Sept. Dilv.-orth, the 7-year- old sou of Intlian Agent Dilworth of the filood Reserve, was kWJed yesterday by the kick of a horse.. No other particulars were, avail- able this morning. The funeral will be held on Tuesday morning. Rev. Mr. Cobbledick Thinks not and Rev. Mr. Green is of the Same Opinion STRUGGLE AGAINST EVIL NOT CLASH OF ARMS Is the titautic struggle now in pro- gress between the leading nations of tte world the great Armageddon pro- phesied in the hook of Revelations'.' And is the end of the world at hand? 1 hpse two questions have bean the minds of many since the oit'ireak of the present war .in Eu- 'op an I tlev weie dealt with last nirht- in a masterful manner by -the Rev. G. II. Cobbledick. at Wesley Methodist church, fcciqro; a .huge con- gregation dnd ilbo it the Fityh Baptist church, by the Rev II. Elmer Green. In opening his sermon Rev Uoh hledick asserted that the book'.'-of Revelations was'one of the most mystifying in the Bible, .and that it wcs often mis-interpreted; The writ- er, 'he said, had a very florid imag inaticn. and he spoke to-his" readers through what is known as the Apoc- form of language taking an historical figure from the Old Testa- ment, to fulfill a spiritual idea gain- ed from a succession of "visions and portrayed by a series ot pictures. The word Armageddon, he contin- ued, was merely a figurative term such as we would speak of Waterloo as typifyiug an overthrow, or con- quest. The greatest mistake pretation of the said Rev. Cobbledick, was the as- sumption on the part.of the student, adds "Ihe Germans are persisting cut nnhtarj reason for firing on thej Reims cathedral which is in flames TTnis news vull be rpcened not is one of the first glories of Furopean architecture. The wonderful west fa- cade dating from the thirteenth cen tun', with Its three portals cohtain- ins; more than five hundred statues of scriptural personages ahd Kings of France; and .it-s great TOS.C has been as beau- structure pioduced in the middle ages. The'chiifch, which has almost of Reims asking where to send any or of the Patriots lulnd It is not 1 now 11 afr present ders we cashed, and so far re ceived no reply. EDITOR ARRESTED Winnlpsg Post Editor Slates Condi tions at Valcartier and Goes to1 Cooler just Coronei col of Lethbridge scene, and on Friday night an inquest was held. who the speilveis mil be b t "Major Dob 10 will take tue char, of course I But the was not one of sui and several Citizens from town will cide. Dr. Carson of Vulcan conduct address the and the commit- ed a postmortem examination, and his tec consider themseHes fortun- itc m haiing seuretl A. Buchan- M.P., 'of. Lethbridge, to give patriotic address Mr Buchanan well known in tl is district and pcssessul the typical .oriental im agination, merely thought in pic- tures. Thus he meant .to' convey'the impre sion of a world wide struggle against evil, hot a material clash of arms, such as the present war, in which the Prince emerge trne victor. of Peaco would The writer adopts report showed that the old man had come to'his end through the oursting of a blood vessel. Although his death is Honor intimated that the press had teen too sweeping m their assertions; He, said that it had been decigeti at the meeting to be even strict- in regard to loreclosures iharf m the past Not only will each case be closely enquired into, but an as to the whereabouts, ip parent mtcntiorb and flnincial condi the mortgagee will be requir ed.. and ,the benefit of the doubt will be giien the man on the land At the great" nifc was nothing but a iriass.-of charretl i GALE STRIKES FERNIE Fernie, B.C.'-'Sont. gale of wind struck Fernie. on Friday evening, tearing.off about' UO feet ,of cornice off the Crows Isest Trading Co B stoie Police-Sergt. Hughes was passing at the time and nirrowlv escaped being itriick by the falling mass. German Soldier's Diet Slim severely criticising the military auiH- orities. and alleging m ism an a gem en t of the Canadian contingent. H6 charges that a disgraceful stite of af fairs exists at Valcartier. prove an immense drawing card. The advantage of the last moments to pen a house has been'donated, message to his wife. I.O.O'.FV band and the Pincherl H IB the opinion of the coroner that Cteek 4 orchestri will render selcc- the man died a Tveek Sunday Uoiib Local talent will furnish a pro J night but that he was not found until gram of patriotic songs, recitations'" etc and a big tune is anticipated On Fridav and Saturday the Cross "Auxiliary wiU. conduct a thQ figure of a great battle such as that on the field pof Armageddon, but lie meant that the. battle .would be a spiritual one, not a material one. 'Christ is gaining all the said Rev. this great "battle against; wicke-dness. He is gain- ing in intensity as well as in area, and the time is coming when great ktrugkles, such as the present one Ij ind oppression will be im] ossilile tthui jou read the book of Revelations, study in de- tail, remember for it is pictorial, but for the great, grant! truth that is in supiemact 01 God and the prcat triumph of Jesvis tiie truth we love to cherish and just age person, means a demonstration of the truth "in its is must hate been sudden he was gnen enough time to prepare for it and tool TJiureda'y'of lost week. The story of the death, to the aver- on a pHn in Eraser Bros store deuce Rc-i sale the fallacy of. evi- heart. Our sons may fall but' our. i country will ho triumphant, for it. Assessment Amendments Not stands -for this truth, war impossible, e oierthrow of This war will It is a fight a principle haf> been wrong for Three Distinct Views of Assessment Put Forth and the Whole Question May be Dropped to- its fall, no matter ti.e book io get Bonlciuv' fccpt 21 niimbrr of dajs Utters written by dcrm-in soldiers! V t.erman soldier, writing from the which have lallcn in till, hands of the liattkfield of Marne, said that for Freilth, speak of the great hardships! weeks he had lived on ran beetroots, which the tioopt, have wn t and Siigir He declarul that the! for the proposed changes ami (rat tHs is an time and 'Assessment worries are uppermost in the minds of a large nujont) of the business men in the uty cspeci since the announcement oil the part of the commissioners of proposed changes in the charter af- fecting the assessment. The general feeling about town, that there is not sufficient grounds Marnoch of the Board of Trade and l-t- M- Johnstons were present [here "eenis to be throe opinion's regarding the assessment and .there-are tons of argument pro 'and .con for each one. First there' is the man who wants the iassessment reduced to rock torn values Secondl) others argue dergom- All refer to the terrible Trench (ire ias having a frightful ef losses sustained the Germans feet Out of his tompan> of men some- c mpanies of men being re- only wcrp left He siwr no j ticn of tlie problem he said Hn compan) received no reinlorce to as as Iiftv A, Oerman Moctor writing Under d of Sept H sajs iffrlng turible hungtr mrnts Othei 'a morsel 01 hrcail in no hread but plelilj writers that they had assessment committee evot appoint therefore we must ignore it ieuing cd by the commissioners; refuses to the assessment at. the same figure sanction amendment. Major Har determined m normal times which die, in discussing the question nuistrcome Igafn Then there is the r morning, hinted that the wholt mat-J sajs Ibat other citie tcr might he dropped. The question came up 'in the cojn At missfoners' meeting this ari maUrg high assessments, in order t itnpnilirimitj )s designed to tftto their why w th fflt 'fi gft Pago Uj far tie big niajontj of Iheciti zcn HI Lethbridge are lu fivoi oE tin second jJohcj is assessed very low m compalison otfici cities, but the question here, arises have not the other cities gone criz) The am'endmcnt'prbposcs to the molt of assessment from the actual land l-o the pnct. whch! a buyrr would pa> a seller at thr limr the >xie de t was incurred within }the i j The majors stand -is tho, do away get some- fOO It is being'shalfeh''and it ill he what the cost this is whore Britain stands tonight. In dul HE, with llic question it, to when the world is coming to "c "e it on "page, 3) "ld Allies, Still on Offensive, Gain Strategic Heights North of Aisne OFFICIAL Paris, Sept. following official. announcement was given out in Paris today; our left wing; an the right bank of the River pisci, we have advanced at far as the heights' of, west of No'yon, To the east of the OUe and to. the north of the River Alsne, the Germans' have given evidence of a rcerudesence of activity. In the region of Craonne there have been encounters, which did not stop short of bay- onet charges. The enemy has been everywhere repulsed with considerable losses, in the country around Reims. The-enemy not undertaken any infantry at- tack, confining himself "to artil- lery fire directed, against our front, from heavy guns. centre, in the Champagne country, and western slopes of the Argonna nvsr, an exception being made of" we.: L.8- lyiesnill, Lee Hurl us and Massifles. In tHe Woevre district, the epemy still holds the region of Thian- court, and has cannonaded Vlg- neuIIes-Ies-Hassonehatel. 'On the right wing, Lorraine and the Vosges, there is no change. .The Germans are fortifying'them- selves in the vicinity of Delmiet, to the south of Chateau Sailns.'" London, Sept. waited la viiin today for confirmation: of the the bulk of the Germdn army had begun to retreat from France, and prepared for another per- iod of anxiety and suspense; which must last' as long as the great' battle of the Aisne, now iu tti re- mains undecided. Though British ottldnls say. the Allies are gaining ground their pro gress necessarily the public here Is beginning to feet that the turning point of foattle .never will be reacftied until one side or the other has been outflanked. The suggestion that the Allies would accomplish this Saturday or Sunday on the (Sermaii t was not fuJfHied and apparently their efforts are being continued. VON KLUCK 13 STILL SAFE For days the British press referred, to Von Kluek s peril but so far the German, commander has been able to check what must have been terrific pressure from, the British and ft .Naturally there has been no intfma tion from German sources of the re- port that a comparatively small part of the German army .purposes.to maia- ;ain merely T- defensive position In France., while the main.body makes> stand on the frontier, but the opti- mistic among the Allies advance the jelief that, it ia extremely, improbable :hat Emperor' '-William's troops, dur- ng the present war, will aasume again :he offenau e on French territory. They contend moreover that a re- trement of the German forces from French soil must shortly become in 'vitable .ui.less 'the .offensive is re- sumed. GROWN PRINCE-IS STILL British eyes'- see further nent. in the backward movement ;of :Iie arms of Crown Piince Frederick William which it is igued means the 'allure to establish for' the .invaders. fContmued on __ What Shall the Answer Be .TURKEY Sept, has been a review of the Turkish fleet by the Sultan The former Gfrrrjan battleships Goebcn and Bratlau were in line Afterwards the warthjpp cceded to fcf Mf. ITALY Ronte, Sept It for war The events of ths two Turkey's thrutenint attitude, and the strong sfntlmtnt in Favor of the Alllts thwuhoul nation Is ominous (ialy has) half a mlllio.i mm umlor ;