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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 22, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA; TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1914 NUMBER 239 Big Fortress; May Fall to Russians without Strug- Are Still Fleeing RUSSIANS KNEW AUSTRIAN SECRETS Presiding Judge MR. JUSTICE HYNDMAN Who is presiding over-his first Su- preme Court session In this city London, third great battle between Austrians and Russians (n Gnlicia, starting with a bombard- fnent of Przemysl, in which men are engaged, is expected to i _ full swjng within a few. hours, Supreme Court '-Fall-Assizes when the whole line along the n-sw po- vltlons occupied by the Austrians Iween Przemys) and Cracow, will be Involved, London, Sept. Petrognul come..stories of the continued ..flight of .the .broken Austrian armies In Galichi, while at the same tline Vi- eunal-declares-that these armies are for defensive action. It aechi cledr fhat onlj Piaemjs' It. today sU idl 13 011 the total occupation of Galiua. ti'v the reports further that the ipopulace already in fleeing froin Cra oow.'from- which Iclty a portion, of the unique library -already has .been re- jnoved from safety Reports received in the Russian cap- ital .are to the Austrian- iPoliah are .declining to e agiinst thp Russians These giva the.'RUsalans" hope that Cracow may', he -delivered to them 'without a Struggle____ RUSSIANS ARE! BOUND FOR CRACOW Paris; Russians slill claim-' further victories, -'and aro at- tempting to reach'Cracow. AUSTRIAN SECRETS Paris Sept 22 be- lief is growing in official tint thie Austrian reverses in Ga'.iciii were, to a large about by ex- aCt knowledge 'held by ttie ,Russian War-; Office, of 'Austria's mobilization fttid campiigu plans had been Open Justice Bench. NO IMPORTANT CASES When Mr, Jus tice-Hyndinau, dismiss- ed the charge against B. Muscovites ol- ton, receiving _.stol en goods the same to Protests to Kaiser AND THE END IS NOT YET Sugar went another SO cents per hundred on the up grade this morning. That makes ft per 20-pound sack. When war broke'out it was Whole Country Laid Wasle- For their Heroic Defense, Tiiey Face Starvation OUR DUTY MADE CLEAR The people of Canada arc being to .assist in a work which will le as near their hearts as any other has demanded thrir services since the war began; Tlie people of Belgium "itce'd Iielp, not in'money he- cause they have no facilities for i spending.moiicy, but .help in the nc- jt'.siities of food anil to keep i than during t-oming win- I ter. Ativices from Belgium now b-Eing rc- ceiteti disclose a of af- fairs nothing less than terribU-. The country lias Leon devastated by the Herman invaders. The crops are ruin- Mayor Hardie Claims That the cd; the eit-cs destroyed; industry and POPE ENTERS PROTEST London, Sept. dispatch to the. Centra! News says that POJJC Benedict XV. has tele- graphed to the G win an Emyor- or, protesting against, the dc- struction ol the Cathedral of Reims. Total Figure Cannot be. Reduced a Cent VIEWS EXPRESSED d commerce are at a standstill. doi-hing, food I and inoaey have all been either burned or ia'icn by the Germans. Hundreds (cod thousands of people., refugees jtrom city and farm, arc without more [than the clothes in'which they tied, and have no means of sustenance. So T T1 "imi, uw iiivtiiu u. I.M BY B. Ur 1. HtAU far they are being carrd for as wel possible by those portions of the country that have not come under Nothin0 ill done with the iCtrman tule 1 ut w'th winter in posed amendments to the charter it is fssentiii! tisafc some- sofir as the assessment is concerned tain, fc don to clothe and feed these until the issesbment committee has hn e iconic md to give them bcd- Irafted a toasts of assessment i m to bleep What this, will ib not deflmteh i C S OBLIGATION .nown, but it will sene the same i he ojhprlion ot Canadians to Bel- purposo as the amendment and m Ldl Qnlj be ,0 that whidl Recurod) through-, an elaborate system ol espionage Tho military author! claimed two years ago, dis- covered that Alfred Redl. "chief staff of the 8th Aus- trian Army Corps, had betrayed in- pf to Hu3 aia, and although .It is thought proha bleithe- Austrian .General Staff' later made changes in their plans, the mili- tary experts arc of the belief that the modifications would not haie affected the general basis of campaign worked but. v Col Redl Wds found guilty of being and on the aduce of brother officers comJittted suicide SERVIANS PUSH THIvIR ADVANTAOb MVashmgton Sept lollow Ing despatch vfis rV-eived at the Brit jsh embassj toda} from Sir Idward Orev iServian ollicial communication Hated'Sept ISth gives highly favor been btoien he tli case tiled bj film mXethbndgo Justice flyudman s presence on the bench -at-tlie-Supreuie._CourvL fa'il assizes, which opened .this is his first appearance here since his ele- .tion LIie_ bench during tlie sum- mer, His. lordship, was we! corned by Dr. C. P. P. on behalf of the LethbridgeMJar so- ciety. Dr; Conybeare referred to the cordial relations tbat had always ex- isted between, the' Bench and the Bar in Lethbridge, and hoped foj-. a- contin- uation, of the same'- 'with '-tu'e new jus tices whpni was Mr Justice Hyndman., He took, the op- portunity, he to congratulate his lordship on his elevation to the 'bench. u s 'Q-'sLr i" rep1 a-1 cJ the members of die. bar for the kind Conybeare, and said ho was sure that. the Idndly relations mentioned would continue, words -by- and that Jie hoped io know, more of thp barristers of the south witji whom he would come in Contact- more fre auentjy in the future. The case of 'Hex" vs. 'Muscovitcl hinged on the alleged theft of an luto stolen: from .Roy .L. Fol som of' Cardston, "'which, -the. 'Crown claimed, had "-De'eii1.; stolen -three.times and. each time bought by the acoused In the_ first two '.cases it was. re-pur chasecTbv the fathers of the bovs w had sold it to Muscoyitch, but' the last time the ownerlbbk.' to court. His lordship ih dismissing the case said -the case for the.Crown .was. weak, that the. .'affairrseenie'd to' be trivial, and (should, have been -disposed of by the magistrates :iu prelimin- ary hearing r The cose of Rex vs. Hubbard was al- so under It-deals With the se- curing from Mr Hail of promissory notes for a policy "in 'the Great West Life. After. the notes had been taken the Great West I ifs repudiated Hub bard as their agent, and the policy was never delivered J U Palmer for the accused, held that the- -case- was not properly before..; the Supreme Court, ub'c account of operatic been disposed of in Dis 'Austrians and states thnt the Aus Jinan -iimj js complttelj demorahred and panio-stntlcn and Hying before our men The Montenegrin aimj at the present is ohlj kilometres the capital and his paptured a large iinount of bootv A CORRECTION In our issue ot.September 4, we quoted Mr tJivmnpr as crit tho. aciton of jthe fiftnki m regard to Amer'f n Our article was written under a -mio understand Ing of 'and' -'we make this correction, as. it. has come to otrf notice that tho article has trict Court when.-under .trial there, and the charge having been amended before" the case.wehtto'a court. Mr. Palmer applied for a'stay of. pro- ceedings. His :l6rdshii> .took the.' case under advisement tho afternoon session; District' also.' opened this morning. Moatlof-tJie cases dealt with small debt actions of minor import imcc. xeep tho assessment where it Is. It is possible that some of the assess- ments iu .North Lethbridge will b Halifax Jias been chosen as I the depot for .British army-vreriiounts, 11144 'o the detriment of -Maud afe beingimade- spjnf. of flji banlfs in the city willi the counts) on ay here .t by nottsed in the (exhibition, owe 'to tlie .mother country. There are demands on the ;gen- eiositj these days. 'But the reoplc of will not stop coiifnbuting-'froni their sup- plies of clothing, food and furnish- ings to relieve the condition of" the Uelinau people during the coming winter months. CENTRAL COMMITTEE A central committee! has already been organized at the" request of the Belgian Consul-General at Ottawa, and with the hearty endorsement o! His Rbval Highness, the: Duke or 'Connaueht, and the Right Honorable !Sir 'Robert Borden, Premier of Can The committee' has its head- quarters in Montreal, and sub-com- mittees are being formed in numerous other Canadian centres. All supplies Deceived will be placed at the dis- posal ot the Belgian government for in Belgium, and suoh donations in monev as come to hand :wiir fce devoted to the purchasing of goods in Canada for shipment: The honorary secretary-treasurer of the general committee pending formal or- ganization is Mr. H. Prud'homme, Koorn 70, 59 St. Peter.''St., Mont- real. SOUTH ALBERTA COMMITTEE In Alberta there will probably he two coirimttceb one haying its cen- tre in Calgary, where there ,is a.Bel gian Consulate undti the administri tioii of. }ir. R. Pirnicz, and the other I. Edmonton where there is also a Belgian Consul. The committee as so far for the district from Red- Deer'-south includes E. Michener, M.P.P., Urxi Deer M. Tweedie. "VI P P Calgarj Alex. Allan, Cal UJf Number.of Them Hold Re- sponsible Positions in the Force 22 ARE SURE TO GO TO FRONT ;ary H. J. Miquelon, Calgary (Continued on Page Sirs, INVITE LOUVAIN UNIVERSITY TO CAMBRIDGE ENG. London, Sept. senate of Cambridge University has invited the Catholic -University Bel- guided somewhat by the foregoing gium to move to Cambridge thereto which is similar-to the plan recently adopted by a convention of New York State mayors. Commander of African Fotces Resigns Job London, Sept. his disapproval of the action of British government in seeking the conquest of German Southwest Africa, Brigadier-General commandant-general of the Uhioh of South Africa defencs forces, hat resigned. Red Cross at Leavltt A the Red Cross society; has been organized at Leaviu. .continue own separate studies, grant degices mid generally to pursue activities at its own foundation Cambridge University would supply the. technical facilities for carrying out ;diis- work.. Owing to the. war, the number of students nt has been re duccd for the.present, so there will be ample accommodations for such stud- ents at LouvSln Os would be able to avail-themselves of the invitation: It is'believed that this is the lirst time such" Hospitality has been offered by one university to another. "Every" one of tho 25 men who left Lethbridge as members of the 25th and who are now camped at Valcartler, is fulfilling the prediction made of him, that he would be a cre- dit to this city, to the Dominion, and to the Empire." This .is the message brought direct from1 the big camp, by H. Wood, "who returned to the city last week. "Wood turned. slight varicose he is whelmed Vith disappointment. Al- though'1 he offered to outwalk or out- ride any man-in the made a special appeal-to the Colonel to he allowed.. tcr accompany the Canadian contingent to-.the front, the Colonel merely sriiiied, and said: ''I'm soirj Wood, imt the doctor says 'ho.'" 'That is why Wood is "back: and he wou'idn't be, back if he could have made the grade. Nor would he have been sent bach, for he is a sol'dier and a fighter, of the true British type, and served with the South Lnncashires In England as a'regular before coming to Canada. Wood has nothing but praise for the other niehi'Jiers of 'the battery. Every man has been-given, an important po- sition, -iiid .some, have made them- selves famous' throughput. the camp The to which they arc attacjied is made up of Belleville, Lethbridge and Ottawa boys. Sargent .sergeant in.D sub; Lieat. Godwin -is; a section commander over two 'gun companies, or subs, Including: the guns and ammunition wagons Scollard, who was a private in the 25th, is now a sergeant in C sub; Price is wearing .a corporal's stripes; Jas. Hendry .wears, the bombardier's, or; stripes Summers is the XV. Who personally protested to the Kais er against the destruction of Reims Cathedral by German shells Constables Pittard, Freeman anc Ledingham Leave to Join .Their Regiments GIVEN ROYAL SEND-OFF With onlv the cheering of a admirers and friends -to.'.bid tiicni iare- and Godspeed, _Pit tard Freeman and Ledmgham iiem h it, ot dear old K illusion of the Rova! Northwest Mounted" Police and reservists in the Briktisfii -Army, left on the niidmgnl tram last night to loin their respective regiments-now at the Front. Although there was an absence of the usual crowd owing to. the sud: (ienncss of the call. the.occasion was none the less impressive; The men were just as eager ofT, and -the that gathered to say good-bye wore just as enthusiastic in-their ex- pressions of patriotism. Earlier in the evening, :the three Lcthhridge men were honored by their fellow, members'of the force, the of- ficers of the division and a fen ulun ineids m a delightful least and social hour. song _and story was in order and every man. present did his test iast moments of the mak'e reservists Lethbridge memorable.ones. His'Honor Judge'Jackson tendered the address, of the. evening and made ,he presentation on. behalf of the boys oL.K Division of a handsome wrist watch to each mads by Judge highly complimentary to the men of the sergeant'wheeler over the whole bat-., mounted., police as'men and as Bri- tery; Clarke and'Kennedy-are shoeing tons. and here special men- Mayor 1-Ia-rdie -spoke bciefly and' tion is a'range-finder, and he got the 'job purely on his merits. He is head staff, anti is looked upon bj his sUpenor officers as one oE-.the best and most accurate men in the camp. "Willtes has another laurel to Jiis credit.. After being ex amined by the camp surgeon, someone heart! the-doctor remark that Wilke was the-finest knit lad he had exam- ined in the whole camp. Tommy- Hunt of Milk River, .well known through the country as a the Colonel's bugler, or the! that he could keep in touch with wished tfie. guests of the speed and good Superintendent Wilson, Officer Commanding K Div- sion also sud a ftw words the fea hire- of his remarks being the fact -that the men on the Army reserve her' had been concerned since war broke out, and very anxious to leave :for the men, PiUard, was so concerned lest he bhoJld miss a chance lo get away that he asked to be brought "in from celachmuit duty it Milk Rner, so PRESIDENT WILSON 13 PRAYING FOR PEACE London, Sept. Wilson, it is repoi ted from Washington, while announcing that ho is pra> fpr peace In Bmope. 10 further steps present the mediation in the Euro- lead bugler of the battery. It is said all along, the lino that Tommy is the, finest little bugler at Valcartler, and .here are rioiie who will deny it. j George Bathgate, 'who iyas the first i man in-'Lethbridge to enlist, is the] driver on the lead gun: team. Wood, who has-.returned, held .the, swing, team, and Hobinson the pole team, on T. Keima is driving the lend on the ammunition wagons; Sullivan is on the swing, and Gregg on the pole team of'.the.''ammunition wagons. Eddie' Patteson, Simmons, P. Clay ton andL Alopre are gunners, and John the South African veteran, who was formerly night constable for the C.P.R.. Is the officer's servant. them. This'accounts for 22 out ot the -jj Senator DC meiv who left .with ,the' battery. Every i Chief Skelton, one has an-.Important position of re- sponsibility and trust as "well is honor, and each will give an'account of himself .when, thoitlme comes. The mttciy to which the Lethbndse boys are attached is ijn to full strength, and ten of the lai in I he re-id> to at a moment's notice. "That is the-spirit that will win this great Supt. Wilson, amidst the shouts and cheeifa of Pittard s coriirades Mr "on went on to tell of how rvn n the diusion would go to the front it the opportunity, and his ere tome out by the men .themselves Commissioner Grace seconded every- thing the other spi-akers had said, own inimitahle style, ami wish- ing reservists good In e expressed the hole that if did get shot, it would be through the so tint the little notches could protect Cher Di Tivloi, Chief Harriv Sergt Reinforcements Pour Into North Against Von Kluck Between Reims and Argonne ELEVENTH DAY OF BIG BATTLE Jackson of. North ior I ndsij, Uade, Sergt Is ijp to full atrenjtn, ami ,et division of Lethbridge 3) Cclpridgc, Constable J T I'etts Mr Ccopei, f- larvis Mr Dowse anil others coMributstl toward the e-venmp's which lasted until train time. j ou OFFICIAL Paris, Sept. following of- ficial statement was In Paris today: "Along the entire the Oise to the Woevre, manifested yesterday, September 21, a certain activity, without, however, obtaining appreciable our left wing on the right bank of the River Olie, the Gar. mans were obliged to yield ground be- fore the French attacks. Between the Oiss and the Alsno, the i ijtuatlon re- mains unchanged. The enemy not delivered any serious attack, content- ing himself yesterday (Monday) even- ing, with continued cannonading. the centre, ibetween Reims and Souane, the.enemy attempt- ed an offensive movement, which was repulted, while betwsen Souane and the Argonne we have made some pro "In the Woevre district, the eremy effort he attacked the heights of ..the Meuae along the front, between Trecauvac, Vigneulles anil Hendicourt, without, however, suc- ceeding'in gaining on these heights. "On our Lorraine, the enemy has again .passed the frontier, forming m this operation number of small columns. .to the south of B lament, been re-occupied by the enemy. "During the days of September 20 ind September. 21, we captured 20 automobiles, used in moving provh sions, together with all the men at- tached them. We alto captured on th-sse days prisoners, be- pnging. principally to, the 40th, 60th, 70th, 80th, fcdth, 105th, 140th and 160th German Corps, to the Landwthr, and to the Reserve Corps, "Concerning the In Gal- cla, the rear guards of the Austrian irrnies have been pursued by the Rus jtans, and have suffered considerable osscs. Russian troops have come ".in contact with the Austrian garrison icar Przemysl The heavy Rutslanr irtillery is bombarding the Jons of Jareslaw." London, Sept. eyes are now fixed on the. western section of ;-he great battle line in France, where >he allied army is expected to des tend OIL the German right which is alreariv bending backwards under per s stent pressure to the northward If notes for a policy in the reat .West ned strategists here believe that the German front will be in darger HeauwhHe, however, a "perceptible progress is all the light the office chronicler permits himself to throw en the great siege of tho fortified po which now has lasted (teb GERMANS GET REINFORCEMENTS FIRST German reinforcements, acconiHng o Berlin have beaten their rats in the race to the fighting zone, and the result is seen n the rapid series of Hussar strokes (at- tacks by which General Vou Kluck1 has been able to deliver 11 an effort to stem the allied enveloping movement around St Quentin BATTLE OF ;MARNE ON LARGER Thus far, the battle of Aisne repro- duces on a larger scale the chief fea- tures of the struggle on the Marne but in the final out-come victorv vvitiiHte same side is likely to rennm a secrtl for a few dajs more Ten of the most funoJslv contcsied struggle known in modern historj ha1- left both arm jei m such a position that neither can claim advantage over the other, and the result mint depend largely j on what the opp6sing commanders art- able to control On the Aline, as on tlis Mfittje, ihe Germans are thiusHng jcrsistentU at the alh's1 ceoiikt, XC-tmtmucd on pace 3J Vf ;