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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 21, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIII. LETH BRIDGE. ALBEBTA. TUESDAY, SEITEMBER 21, 1915 NUMBER 238 IN LITTLE Allies are Now Anxiously Awaiting Declaration oi Bulgaria's Intentions London, Sept. German censor has passed a dispatch from Berlin which records the begin- ning of the expected Teutonic drive through Servia. it fs indi- cated that the aim of the Aus- tro-German armies will be to force their way- towards Constan- tinople through the Moravia Val- 'Icy, in which the railway lines lead to Bulgaria and Turkey. What About Bulgaria? In view of the commencement cf the Teutonic advance to the 1 aid of the Turks, a definite an nouncement qf Bulgaria's sttitude i that couit proi Mr Jusln-e Hjndnnn oi 1 dn "nlon opened criminal session 01 the supreme toail here tliii morning tight dtf ndants jgainst criminal thaigts most of whom were out- cTW bail faced the justue this mormni, and' entered pleas oh the charges aL-imsl them Tlie interesting; case from the Leth- hiidra standpoint is tin chary; aLimst the. three local chaficuis J L McKcnzie b Dirkc and Jai On g to reich the' border. The" three men' pleaded not guilh to charges ind ill elected to he tried jur> J Owens is being defended by S. Ball, the others by 0. F. Harris. The trial is not 5H. being proceeded with Two cases were concluded this moinmg tie court sitting ill neir h 1 10 Cr H-mith ch-irged with se a as sed on a tech nicality, J. R. .Palmer for the ac- cused man, objecting to the charge been changed aftej: the lim- it set hs the statites of limitations- had expired. 'The information against Kmith had neon "laid'almost a year after the oflense was said lo have I brcn committed, and then aftsr- wards changed. .The judge held -the later infcJ-ination to have been a new- one; and 'said the accused should nev- er have been committed. A. Koscck, charged with burglar- izing the store' of E. Jamcs-Davies at Grassy was found not guil- 1y by a jury, evidence being deemed not sufficient for conviction. The other cases in addition to tho'se mentioned above, ftl.lows: Jenkins, charged with illegally en- imd; assault, pleads not jury trial. There are not vrry many cases on. record in Canada as yet where an en- I- tire family lias bten cleaned up 01 Us., male members by the recruiting, of- ficer but this is the case with tte Bartlett family oi Lelhbiidge. The, parents of this family of lormer Ken- ti-ihmen, have given their tour sons to the colors, as well as [our cf then: j sons-in-law, and they are left at; home alone, while their boys are on active service. The t-teraid is.in possession of a picture oi this family of boys and it is an inspiring-sight.-Ei'W, men from: one family Js a record to he proud: of. The brotliers.'arc A. E. J T Bartlett of the army, medical corps, W. J. BaTtlctt, of the 13lh C. Leihbridge Boys Now At Front The anouncement yesterday of Sir Sam Hughes that the 2nd Can- adian divilion is now in France, confirms the' news that the 20th Battery, -Col. Stew.irt's artillery brinadc, 'and the 31st Battalion, all of which' contain num- bers of Lethbridge men, are close to the firlngMlne. The regiments crossed to last wesk, and by this time will probably be tak- ing their share of the trench work. artillery, which has been camped at- Otterpool, Eng- land, has- been training with mod- ern nuns, and will he ready for service. R. B.Bennett to in tween Vilna and the Vilna-Lida rail- railway is open, though the Germans are struggling hard ten to the west of it, and the greater part of the Russian troops must retire on foot until the jjda Junction somewhat relieves the fierce strain. From Lida there are two outlets by rail. One is to Minsk nv wav of Molodenchno, in which been via now abso'lutel M K and Alfred Bartlett of the. of school toacii.i and, citizens. in infantrv. The four brothers-in-fthe .Mniestic- Theatre, on the evemng law are Root Hills with the 51st -of October, 7, -which is .the Hist day Berlin, Sent. 21, German admiralty i_ sure that the Allan line steamer Hes- perian was not destroyed by a German submarine. All underwater boats, which were out at the time the disaster, have now returned to the base, the Associated Press is authori- tatively informed, and it is stated that none of them torpedoed the steamer. Torpedo Found London, Sent. or tha German statement regarding the Hesperian, the British Bureau says a fragment, of torpedo was pick- ed .UP on', the deck of the Hesperian before" she-sank. It; Is added that B 'Beiynltt, K.C.V of Cat- German submarines were in the lo- w-in address a public gathering cality on or about the date in ques- lion, and sunk other ships. of the [rout to northwest of Mininctz junction. Thoy arc clearly aiming at the possession of this important north and south cross-country railway in order to fa- cilitate the movement ot their troops up and down the front. But apparently they have a. bigger object than that in view, and here is an illustration oi the fact that their plans are continuously modified or developed according to their suu- t-hc "dermiins'Tortunatfiy have been cess or failure at given points Their repulsed, though thev have taken cavalry raids have been partially suc- Viieika, higher up the Sidlce-Polosk ocssful In-giving it an advantage railwav The other is to the south-1 point as far north and east as ile- easl.'of Rasannvich, where the V Lna-j ika. If they cannot now-cut off Rovno lino crosses the troops retiring iron, Vilna they wiH trunk railwav i probably attempt the much big prize But even with the Vilna. danger of cutting .off .at' Minsk communica- past, the situation is still .one that lions of all armies operating on the demands great skill and energy if Russian western front. More Charges 6f Serious Nature to be Laid Against Manitoba ex-Ministers ifantry. the army HON. JUSTICE HYNDMAN Presiding at the Supreme Court ses- sions, which opened this morning charged with misap- funds, pleads nol Reynolds, charged with a serious offense, pleads nol gmlU lurj trial C. M. Pole) oi guilty, jry tril Mrs. Lessard charged with icceiv ing stolen goods pleads not guilty Churchill dismissed at the opening of court, no charge being pre- red against him. -o of the school teachers' convention m --.....lull- UL L11C 31.UUU1 dliaf'.coW .Joseph Skelton of the) the..qltv.'f It 'is understood that Mr medi-al corps, and .H. Bush, oi the': Bennett .-may-speak on uehalf of t e "ame'corvs Wentlv of the'; or some such public TOUP were photographed together. matter; this horning, are that threshing is proceeding under favorable conditions In most parts, in spite of ralnj dur- V ing -the past week, and that all yields are exceeding first mates. At Raymond, 90 per cent, of the wheat is cut, and the yields are between 40 and 50 bushels. At Cardston, threshin? is now and the. average 4 yields are about 40 bushels. At similar yields are being obtained. At Taber. first estimates grebe-- ing exceeded by ten bushels. At Noblsford, a similar experi-j- ence is bolnn met. WARNER Warner, Alta., Sept. today is in full swing, though several rigs worked a good part of last week. Several fields of fall wheat have been threshed out, and have ylf.ded re- markably well. Tenny Bros, have an average tor winter wheat of close to oO bushels per acre, and I. P. Rowland has a little better than 60, while Peterson aVerajed 47. Tljese are best that haVoboen reported so far, and in has' yielded 'about the fame, enough has been, dope yet to give, at dea iwhat the yicW actually will be. !atB .are also making's wonderful G! B. Snapp having threshed over-6700 bushels from a 65 acre field. Verv 'little' cuttins-remains to be done, but one or two were caught with grain standing when tbe frost came Whilst the loss to individuals vif be seribiis, it will not appreciably affect the average for the district. NOBUEFORD 21. The first wheat .threshed in this .nevghborhood. son southwest ol town lias in erage yield his whole 53 bushels For the most pail th yields are going 10 bubhelb higher MEMBER OF ZEPP CREW IS KILLED 'London, Sept. One member of the crew" of a 7epnelin concerned in the most recent raid of er fell or was Mown from the csr, and his bodv was found mangled Deyoud rBcosnition, "somewhere in CARDtvrON jujj-me" Daily Express which asks Caulston Sept 20-The Iirst loan thjs explaina the reported of wheat from this jears crop vv- of Dr JOBeph stlckeri widei; He start Known In Germany for his researches BY FIRE IN ed threshing last Thutsda) upon a field of wheat which is running about 40 bushels to thi icre Hie wheat, in. aeronautics WON'T 111 almost as it- grain, standing. heavy. Ander-j TABES is pro- grossing under favorable conditions in this district. Some very yields-.ate experienced. Geo. MARKETS Ootober wheat........... October oats barley.......... WEATHER 62 so and.a litlli wirmer. RAYMOND Raunond Sept per cent of the pram 11 cut Hijmond district would be n ill wn had nol ram ham operations Threshing ibout ten rigs at work in the terri torv ributary to liajmond anil the fear is expressed that tliey will pe unable to do all the crop this, fall The. machines, will be-taxed-to their greatest strenfth and capaciti jear as the vield is heavy and oats were shghW damaged by froat but ottervme the rfcfo pronjis-s well Lalior 18 in demand, and good waps dlspalcli is published bere, to- saying it has been learned in omatic circles at the Austrian cap- that the government will not it the arrival of Dr Coustantln this Theodore Dumba from the TJnittd tnei States before appointinj his suceet. patch aaysVhit von Marci; ski, former1 Austro Humarian '-1- sador at'RotM, has baen this post Nuneaton, England, Sept. Several hundred are en- tombed in Exhall Colliery, u of fire. The cage em- ployed to bring te wai dettwyed by the flamei. The reKueri hive, ,'al- rea'dy sent bodlM. MAY KEF CITY POLICE FORCE A suggestion that the citv police force be cut down to live or six men wiii be made at' the next meeting of the commission on Major Hardie is determined to ex- ercise rigid economy in all dcpirt- ments, to the utmost extent possible, without interfering with absolute ef- flciencs and himself bring tip tho matter of police force reduction. matter of reducing the Fire de- partment force has also m the put considered, but the fire under- writers are opposed to any reducttop. Tbe scavenging force bean cut down, in order that all ttami possible may be employed 0" th, C P B fire guard contracts This ll another matter of economy, and tne fltiiins are ta, bum fiwjble, {Sffthat iecay, carried away Clti ottjil also bura ail-jtHT and fqtt.bles Jiom ;