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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 24, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHBRlDGli; THUKSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1914 NUMBER 241 i i r iro nn A fir i iMrp ALLIES DRAW LINcS Tiuni KLUCK 4. 4. Russian Slayers at Mac- :leod Won't Clear Up the Mystery PERONNE RECAPTURED BY F CIVILIZATION'S ENEMY--THE "ARMY WORM" Macleod, Sept. only a few more hours to live, the (two Russian'murderers, Sokoloft and refused to sec .the special; Russian priest who was brought from Edmonton to adminis- ter spiritual 'advice in their last iipurs No confession his so far been forthcoming; and it begins to appear ,thai the men will go to the gal- lows without clearing up the existing mysteries death1 of the Exshaw paymaster, last Au- gust is very .restless today, and it-he strain is. telling terribly on him, hut Smith appears to take a calm .view of the.retribution awaiting him at seven o'clock tomorrow morning. When asked today if they wanted any special to cat, SokolofT said lie would like some fruit and sonic He will gat the fruit but not the: whisky Sheriff Graham, of Calgary, who will-have charge of the execution, ar- med in n it noon tocav Ihe gal lows. .erected close to 'the room so tl at the condemned nun to walk onU ar-out 2j) jiirdii to their doom Hangman II i Its who ft ill spring tnc irap ilso in toHii todai i I e execution will be i double ope, j both of the men going to the gttl lows to-cther It will bt betwcc (-n and h ill on 1 rid mon TRAFALGAR DAY BAZAAR In order to do their share townrds raising funds for rehpf ot directlyand. indirectly by the the-locai iuiiges of the Daughters Sons of England are arranging for a-bazaar" and .al fresco fete to be held in the "England ex- pects that every man this day will do 3iJs duty." is the ;m'otto chosen for the affair, and.no better day could have been chosen, than-the anniversary of the day' when Nelson ran the famous signal to :the. mast-head. Trafalgar the day, The .comriiittee "working on the affair that taere are mam who could Hot; conveniently' give-cash- donations to who could give small articles.'of thus do their part to help make the event-a big success. of tbe.D. and M. O E sewmg club are wo kmto haid miking the laige number of articles necessirj and promises of help are coming in last Among the different booths will be seen .all the shows fam- Iliar.to the. old-country bazaar, includ- ing home-made pastry, and dolls, bran tubs fish ippnds, fortunte tellers "try-yqur- Leight" rummage stall, and other sights too numerous to mention. So keep Tiafalgar Day on the receive list and take tea m faujland Desperate Onslaughts of Enemy in the Woevre District Repulsed With Heavy Army Shows Signs of Near OFFICIAL Paris, Sept. 24, 2.55 Allies have advanced considerably along their western wing, occupying the town of Peronne, despite desperate re- sistance, according to the official an- nouncement of the French department. I ondo n ce es of the allied army, winch is try- ing to turn 'the German right wing are claimed in an official announce- ment issued at Paris this, afternoon. It is said that the allies' Western "ig has advanced considerably and Peromie has been occupied after a des- peratc''struggle. Peronne is 75 miles north of Paris and 25 miles north of Lassignv. near where au advance by :Iie allies was announced in yester- day afternoon's oflicial statement. The position o't.Peroiine indicates the .movement of the allies left wing -which' is much farther north than their main battle line. The turning movement of Franco- British forces first directed against General Von Kluck in an effort, to en- velope his. army appears, from unof- ficial to have met stub- born resistance from strong. German reinforcements. The Paris announcement says that gonne forest there were no import- ant engagements today BATTERING RAM GLinUN RIGHl Paris, Kept. M formidable force the, Germans threw against the allies' left is still flinching, according to the official communication, under the unrelenting blowrs of the Franco- English 'battering ram. Even the fam- ous Guards, as in the battle of Marne, are .unable to stand the pres- sure and are giving a little more every day GERMANS ATTEMPT TO BREAK 4ROUGH The diversion attempted in Lor- Continue Advance on the Over Germans Also raine having proven ineffectual, the Germans arc now making a fierce drive in the Wocvre district, north- east of Verdun. The object, no doubt, is to cut off the army operating around Nancv but the Germans al- ready had tried to make an opening between Verdun and Tpul, besieging I'royon at tlfe same time. It is doubt- ful that they will .succeed anv.-betfeer this time than t-hev did 'in the former attempt. Nevertheless the manoeuvre con- stitutes a grave picnace to -tbe allies, who arc resisting desperately and hate thus fat repulsed- the attacks' with heavy losses. Two 01 Tanks Fired- Goeben Cruiser Sinks German REJECTED, VOLUNTEER FATALLY. INJURED mnipeg Man Sept 24 I Darman of Saskatoon, believed to be returning froni-iValcarticr camp, was found at 7.45-this morning on the Ca aadian Pacific track, fatally injured, ipparently havingVbeen hit by a pass- ng tiam EPIDEMIC OF WHAT? London, Sept. Price, ape- la! correspondent of the London Daily Alail in idispitch fiom Heims nn Mnelish a cham- pagne firm 1000 i efugeei 'rom the cellars, thus preventing an ilmost certain epidemic. B. CARDELL RELEASED Edmonton Alta Sept 24 Harry Cardell of con Ucted Bv Magistrate Sanfars of bringing Delcher into .Canada for immoral pur- poses was released bj the Su h preme Court en bane toda> tod dUfubmg the con vie I ondon Sept 21 Madras de- spatch to the Renter lelegram com pan) date I describes an attack of the Germ in rjuiser rmden on tint point It The German cruiser.. Emilen ap- peared off 'Madras Tuesday, evening an1 shelled the citj iwo oil tanks wire set 5 mint in the North Sea One life Belgium Appeals To YOU Mr. Lethbr dgc man, here's an ap- peal to you We admit appeals have been many: during the period since Aug 4 but the occasion -is one we all hope we may never again experience, and, while the war is waging, Canada be- ing at war, we at home must dp "pur duty by making some sacrifices. Part of that sacrifice must go to the Belgmib Ul know their story I It has been told a hundred times, but were it told a Immlred times j more, and each time with more evi deuce c-E German destruction of neu- tral Belyum we could not yrasp the full impoit of the hardship which must m tbe little nation this wmt r Therefore. Mr. Man, the appeal is made as a Canadian to sacn Their Only Fear is That the Kaiser May Quit Before They Reach Front Postmaster E. N. Higinboltham, and the membe s oi the post office staff-arc in receipt of a letter from James'Hendry, a local boy who en- listed'.with the Lethbridge volunteers and who is. on his, way to the front witti-- one-of the battery corps, [rom Valcarlrer. Hendry's letter stated tltat: indications led them to believe tliat-thev- would set sail last Sun- and if tliis is correct the con- tingent is notv on the w iter Hen dry spates that His Rojal Highness some'hmg" for the Bcicnu non the Duke of Connaught who 'cd Wic oops at Valcarticr several BRITISH AVIATORS INVADE GERMAN ZEPPELIN STATION London Sept 24 aero planes e iin aded German j and dropped bombs Zeppelin .hanger at The Germans claim tlut no damage was done bj the aprlal attach "RED CROSS" ARRIVES London, Sept American Red Cross steanispfp has been spoken off Paluiout'b, and will dock today combatants wno must lace the win ter penniless and boineFeiS If ou Imp two suits of clothes sacrifice a little and sjivc one to the committee in charge-.of Belgian rehei Sacrifice something it will help some Belgian who has felt the weight of the Kais er's iron heel And-the ladies are included in this. Indeed, it is. gcnurtll} the ladv or 'the house who can s.ij whit can le spaied To them likewise the _pj.eal is addressed and we know it will not be in i Auv donations leit at the Herald there has he-m dyitug or the I hat the Germans arc lobingjieav 'River 'Abuse at the eastern end of the j J1y- on their right is, also' attested by "battlei line, where the allies have al- Me constant arrival here .of prison- ers and wounded. Early -this morn- ing many Were "With wounded, both "allies, passim, streets but some of 'these wore convalescents- retufnirig from the sea rejoining L-h'eir corps-. END OF BATTLE cut of :.the .Keuter company at Berlin, j IS IN SIGHT in oAjfespatch received here bj wa> Tlie steady progiess of the aHiei of Vm tran tints in ofhml j left tortilies confidence, lit e finis report given out at arim h'l-iquar in ans that the prpp-. unanimous ters. This announcement is dated! that the battle cannot 'last much" ternatel) advaneird ind retired German "oflicial advices up to oarly afternoon, stated that thfl Germans "were breaking through the allies' centre. GI 111 M RIGHT AMM-r lURxLD Londony-'Sept. correspond- Sept. and is as follows Right .wing of German west army bevond the River Oise has been en- gaged in" a'-fiattle 'with the French, who tried to envelop it, unsuccess- fully. 'Eastward as far as the Ar- Second Bunch of Horses Were Bought Today times came m amongsi the Leth bridge shaking the hand of each Oi t ot the 25 members, of the 2oth Hatterv.-only one was refused, and out of the 100 who left Col. Hassell and Capt. Jallifie, British Army remount officers, are at the Mounted 'Police barracks todav inspecting horses, for saddle and ar- tillery use. number ,of ani- mals were brought iii, and up' to noon only a very about 20 head, had been set aside for purchase. Ray Knight of Raymond, is doing the ac- tual buying, .and the prices ranged from ?100 to a, head. The bunch at tiie corrals this morning looted a pretty likely bunch Col. Hassell stated.that this would probably be the last visit of -the. re- mount officers.-to. Lethbridge.. Horses are not.coining in fast enough, arid-it is probable tint the purchasing, u[ ficers will he called in I large crowd of admirers of good horse flesh witnessed the inspections. Lpthbridge onh one was not accept ed The Lothbndgc men IUAC alreadv gnen a good of tlemsehes an! will likelj continue to do llicir onl> fear siys Hendn is thgt Gcrriiaiiv will lav dowii the) have A chance to takx at him Airs Rrennin ib in receipt before i shot office will be directed into the propel: lefefier from Son ttllham clnnnels British troops under. Brigadier Gon eral Nathaniel Hnrnardistcn, com mandcr of the North China forces, landed-on September 33 in the neigh- gl't borhood of Lao Shan Bay to partly ncutralitj pate in the movements against Inc A Germans at Ising lau Leth'uidge as a rescnist, and who is British Land to Help Japs at Tsing Tan Tokio, Sept. 24. The war office makes the official-announcement that replied s piotest Belgians Given Great Welcome by Montrealers 'Montreal feept 24 officials thousands of citizens last night camped uith his logiment the the Belgian Commis Dule of Corn-wall's Light Infin j HhlCh rctcuiH presented to Pro .wiferc training is in progress, ttllson a prrtest tgamst Ger is m readiness nmn atrocitics in Belgium when it arrived here frotn iWtnn ihp mem heis of rtificrent Organizations rxtond ed the ..welcome, and -the sang the Belgium British and j French national, airs. The commission were introduced bv A 0 Golda ths Belgian Consul, had mot then CHINA GIVES GERMANY EVASIVE ANSWER London, Sept 24 Ohma nas -fr :of China's violation of neutral- Ity r by permitting Japanese troops to land in China saying- unable to defend 'her longer, for the steady retirement of the German right must tntail a weakening of the centre elbow that1 Germans threw out "along 'the River Oise to prevent being 'tuittcd FIERCE FIGHT IN WOSVRE DISTRICT London, Sept. in fight- ing today centres in the AVbevre dis- trict, says Bordeaux correspondent-of1 Times, where the enemy is matting a serious effort to piercpr v of forts linking Verdun arid Toul. OFFICIAL Petrograd, via Sept. 24, 7.43 official communication is- sued by the General Staff today aays: 'On September 21 the Russian troops took by storm the fortifications of Jaroslau, on the right bank of the river San. They took 20 cinnon, even' though the enemy offered heavy re- sistance, and blew up bridge over the San. Two days previous the Rus- sians had occupied Prezf- worck and Lancut, to the north and' west of Jaroslau." RUSSIANS DEFEAT GERMANS AT SUBIR London, Sept. Paris Ma- tin a despatch, from ffetrograd stating that the Germans who drove General Hennenkampff hack into Rus- sia'are reported to have suffered a g'reat defeat at Subir. FIRST RUSSIAN CAMPAIGN OVER London, 'Sept. no new information has reached London ithis morning concerning .progress of events in the western'war areai but from the east tomes ecus which is taken to- slum Russia has almost completed the Orst stage of ma> he tonsidered the most eplossel oytldtion ever undertaken bv a militarj -The fall 'of the fortress of Jaros- lau virtually "completes the invest- ment of Przeraysl, so far as lines of communication are concerned. Even' continued occupation of Cracow'..by Austrian and German forces has: not iaideti in that junction of Austrian armies, .which.is neces- sary to keep Russia .from, oyer-rUn- jning Galicia, and pushing I 'Austrian. interior as far as -the Car- pathian Mountains RUSSIA CONTROLS GASOLINE SUPPLY in Galicia, Rus- sia now controls the greatest supply of-gasoline in 'Europe.. This produce is of the utmost importance to RUST -is because of her necesfcitv for mot or transport. e operations tgamst Eest Prussia are not to start- ed by .Russian armies. Prisoners Will be Taken Ov Within Next Ten Days- Second Contingent There has been no official announce- ment as vet concerning the conver- sion of the .poultry building ab the fiir grounds into a miUtarv prison for the incarceration of German and Austrian, reservists captured, as .pris- oners of m Ylberta The oi altering tht building for then ac conmodation is progressing steadilj and it is expected that the prisoners will be taken from the mounted polite the ne'it ten dajs There has been no. word, fither Jii regard to the recruit fg of Inert f6r the second contniKent, :annouacemenb of thich vill be made in bSc Her aid as soon as it arrives. "Recruiting start here as soon ns the is and it ih thought that thvLu be a lush for places as Ihp Unnmjs corps start- ed here some timu ago compr.sjs some seventy men turn out lor drift night at New York NEW MEAD: OFFICIAL London Sept Stanley genera! succeeds F Spilth dJrectoi of the official press IN HALIFAX Arrived Yesterday Prisoncrs-of-War Haiifix N6 Sept MS Suf folk anivcrl here yesterday afternoon with 27 prisoners of war board" taken off a steamer fitly, New York, r PLACED_A1106? Germany Claims Submarine that Did the Damage is Safe m Harboi London bcpt '4 latest esti- mat- of the casualties m Tuesdaj's Noitn Sea disaster gives of the 2.HOD oflicers ami meii on board the, three warships as lost, li 9 SABT A the Router telegram eompan} from Amsterdam states Iliat the German consul there ac cording'to the newspaper '.Telegraaf. has been adused that the submarine U 9 was credited blow- ing up the three British cruisers m the iNorth Sea ear'v Tuesday morn- ing has returned to a German port uninjured, DANIELS WINS FIGHT Orders Marconi Wireless to Clcie Sta- tion Tomorrow Washington DC Sept tary Dimiels, today ordered: the Mar- coni wireless station at SlnconsoU, Mass., closed tomorrow. NEEDN'T PAY RENT IN PARIS Pirls Sept of moratorium proude that propripton cannot force tenants to pay rent tpplies to all people, and many mans and Austrians are u consequence as U Includes til ;