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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 24, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIII. LETHBKIDGE. ALBERTA. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1915 NUMBER 241 Berlin, Sept. 24, via Field-Marshal, von Hindc iberr. has made further progress In his efforts to capture the Russian fortified pity of Dvinsk. taking by storm additional Russian posi- tions defending the city norvh- east of it Is officially re- ported Paris, Sept. official de- cree for. the mobilization of the Greek army was issued in Athens today, says the Athens corres- pondent of the Havas News Ag- ency. Parliament probably will be summoned tomorrow. Are Preparing Paris, Sept. hav- ing taken certain measures, the Grssk government has decided to ?nswer these measures by equiv- alent preparations, telegraphs the Athens correspondent of the Matin. S. A Iberta Farmers to Exhibit at Dry Farming Congress Further plans regarding the Y.M.C. A. were discussed :it a meeting of the citizens' committee, held last, even- ing, at which it was decided to have an independent audit of .the entire finances of the institution made, from at Denver, Cole., September r o the" amp S, is 26 to October 10 The Bo.rt of Trade to be conducted, to raise subserip-1 reee.ved a etter from he man- lions.. It was decided to ask for guar-1 asemant of the fair stating that thei nutees of sma'.l amounts each month i already received a .large num- Iroin men of the city. Southern Alberta will be well repre- sented at the International Soil Pro- duets exposition, which is being held in eonjunction with the Dry-Farmin, The outstanding liabilities institution now total the approximately including the mort- fciige to. the sinking fund of the city. In addition to this, it is understood that SGO.OOO collected by public sub- scription before and after the build' ing, was erected, has been spent in .the upkeep oC the institution. The in- terest charges have been heavy, and 'tlje sa'lary list large in the past. tin's 'necessary 'to keeVthe institution Kolng, jsjncluded. all. interest charges -to be mot during the year, 'the- de- licti estimated .receipts is. S3000, a'nd -thls'is thV'sum to be raised by public BiibscripUun. It .is .expected that public. be called 'shortly. her of exhibits, and hope to recei enough from Southern Alberta to make a complete department. for displays of every possible'produ'cr that the farm produces, and with the wonderful yields and 'growth of this district this year, Lethhridge farm- ers will not come back empty-handed. Winnipeg, Sept. which may have an effect on the reported intention oi the crown tg. lay a charge oi perjury against J. H. How- den was given this afternoon by Hugh Armstrong, formerly provincial trea- surer, in the preliminary hearing of the former cabinet ministers. Mr. Armstrong told of cashing a check Amsterdam made out and signed by Mr. Howden TOMMY, YOU AND I (After. Kipling) When you've finished making bandages, and through wjftl knitting socks. When you've done your bit for cliinii and Japan; Will you kindly drop a dollar in (he missionary box iy For another, who's a "brother and a man." He ain't no "bally heathen" and he ain't no "Plaster But lie likes his pipe, Hie same as you and I; Perhaps it's wrong to want, and then perhaps it ain't; That's a matter we can settle bye-nndibye. Tommy is not at- a picnic, and he is not at dance, But wliere'er he is In; likes tils little And the other day lie wrote me from a place "somewhere In France" That "the only tiling lie wanted was a smoke." "And he said the shots were humming just like a swarnrof bees. And the shrapnel shells were singing overhead': And the gases they were floating along uuuii And the stench was just delightful." so he said. "For it reni-Ci! light up to Heaven; he could cut it with a knite; That's the time." lie says, "that eating was a joke. But I he ONE .fly in the ointment of his svyeet, pastoral llfs Was, he'd like to .have the makings of a smoke.'' So I put It to you plainly, just as a pal to pal. And I'm going to give it to you good and strong; Tommy message out of that infernal h'-ll; Are vou going to keep him waiting very ioiig? COLLINS, Treasurer T. D. F. A. 13th MAY WINTER HERE There are many times when eating Is a joke, and our boys would give all they possess for the mailings of a smoke. Patronize the garden fete at tho-K.N.W..M.P. Barracks tomorrow. Proceeds for the purchase of to- bacco for the soldiers. A report is in circulation th.-.t the 13th Mounted Rifles may t be quartered at Leth- bridge after the Sarcee Camp closes. It is said that the of- ficers favor this city. The trial of John Morgan, a negro farming east of Milk River, on a charge of shooting at another farmer named Garrett, with intent to kill, is Suitable prizes are being offered proceeding today, before -Mr. Justice. London, Sept. All eligible Rus- sians in China have been called to the colors under the most recent according to a Pekin dispatch Mydnman and a jury. C. F. P. Conybeare, K.C., is con- ducting tile prosecution, and G. E. A. Hicc is defending the prisoner. Garrett told his story this morning in the witness box. It appears, ac- going over to the school house in his district one evening last spring to at- tend a meeting. He had to cross bis pre-emption, and in doing so noticed a horse reeding in his hay meadow on the pre-emption. He drove the liorsel 'off, and afterwards noticed somebody coming towards him from Morgan's Tliat the government of Greece has called in three classts of reservists and is preparing to inter the war, stated by George! Cotaras, the Filth street fruit seller, who has re- ceived a cajl to rejoin his regiment in Greece; George, Who returned some months ago from two years' stiff fightitlg in the Balkan wars, lias not yet decided .whether he will respond to the call. wait until war ukasp, according to a Pekin dispatch to thti Exchange Telegraph company. It is reported that Harbin and Vladivostock will bo soon denuded men of military age. WAS ATTACKED BY WOLVES IN N. ONTARIO cording to his evidence, that he'ivasllms bean actually''declared. He thinks "he lias had enough of lighting for a while yet. -i., Cotaras states'that three classes of house, gan. He'soon saw was Mor- Morgan said some bitter words to Winnipeg Sept. W. Hor-lhlm, and, according to Garrett, wood, former provincial architect of threatened to kill him; Morgan tnen Manitoba was asked yesterday as to drew.a revolver and fired at him his future plans. He said, 'T'am tl.-i twice. Garrett was not hit. He says most a ruined man today, and I do I Morgan made another attempt to shoot not know1 what will happen in' the at him, but claims the revolver, did future. All that I can see is to sell my house here and take-up a farm. As soon as I-am liberated from the present' case I intend taking a rest in the hope of reducing the swelling on my face. After this rest I shall go to Rochester for an operation and my movements after that I cannot state." for on April li-'or 7 last. been the intention to use. London, total sub- scription to the new German '.pan is given by Renter's correspondent, at marks This total was giv_- en in a message received in Amster- dam .today from Berlin.' The am- ______ ______ _____ olmt Vii-obably will be increased as it the aggregate of small money'in a private business transac- involving a trip to. the 1'aciflc Coast: He said he received the mon- is cv inTiflls of large denomination and about the end .of the following week he turned the money over to Mr. Howden. Eventually neither Arm- strong nor.Howdcn took the trip. The former treasurer, stated that he .knew his evidence in this respect dlf- .fercd from that which' he gave before royal commission' two months ago, but-he believed his present re- collection of, the occurrence was cor- rect.'-'Before the royal commission lir. Aimstrong swore that he handed the ito Mr. Howden within a few days'-of-netting it, and Mr. How-1 den gave evidence to .the effect that British horse he later returned the money to the was torpedoed and sunk today off hank'in; the original-bills. It is saiil; Pastnet, after being.chased..78 miles to have been the'belief 'of the crown by n submarine, according to .a mes- that this part of from Consul Frost at Queens. OHO "which M O. Hook took with him i town. The telegram said warning for William Salt when lie left Winni-Uas given and time a'ilowod for the PCE on April 9 crew, six of whom were Americans, to to the boats. There were no casualties. The shin was bound from Montreal to Liverpool. _ Jenkins Dismissed C. T.-Jenkins, charged with assault, was' found not gtiilty by the jury try- ing his case in Supreme-Court, Justice Hydnman, y o'clock. Jenkins bad sold a stove to a Mrs. 'Hodgson, and months afterwards, on default of payment of the instal- ;menls, made an attempt to seize the stove! The woman. charge him with assault. He. was acciuitted. CANADIAN EXPORTS i NOT HURT BY TAX Ottawa, ,0nt.. Sept. exports are not likely to be affected ourt, be- acrjousiy ibc new war duties im- ,n Gre__i A RESIDENT COMMISSIONER 'Edmonton, Alta., Sept. Fed- eral government has now under ad- vlsemqnt the appointment of a resi- dent in the .vast northern trart now lihown aa the North West Territories, with a commission at the fcead of affairs. GERMAN BASE not work. The case has attracted a of attention in the south country. Morgan himself will likely be called by the defence this afternoon. SINK BRITISHER London, Sept. 24. The British steamship Chancellor has been sunk: Part, of her crow was saved. A search is being made for others. "The Chancellor was owned by- the Harrison- line oi Liverpool and was engaged in trans-Atlantic trade. She was last reported at Liverpool Augt 29th, from New Orleans. Her gross tonnage was 4..5S6. DIES FROM BURNS Saskatoon, Sask., Sept Jones of Magog, Que., who was ed, along with eight other threshers; at Colonsay on Monday, when tha car in which they were sleeping vvas .stroyed by died today in St.. Paul's hospital. It. is said that Jones came of a well-to-do family, and came west as a harvester in a spirit of ad- venture. Hort Arthur, Sept. While driv- ing his handcar on the C.N.U. near Kas'mhowie, George Hyniers, a. bridg' watchman, was .attacked by a pack of wolves. He was forced to leave his and defend "himself" with a heavy Actions of Little State Now Absorb All Attention of Move May be Made at Any Moment Paris, Sept. Bulgarian sit- uation i.H absorbing Hie attention of Prance, to Uio exclusion or al! other topics. Little doulit is felt here tliat Bulgaria, or. rather. King Ferdinand, has decided to cast in his lot vkliHhe Central Powers. "For says Jean Herbefie, one of the authorities of France on foreign politics, "the Quadruple En- tente lias been talking to Bulgaria without notion. During the same per- iod, Bulgaria lias been preparing to act without talking. The time has come when Bulgaria is acting." Military writers are beginning to discuss the course Bulgaria probably will take. Most of them are of thd opinion that she will hurl .troops into upper Moravia and Vurdar Valics in Serbia! and then cut the Saloniki-Nfsk railway, near Uskub, which would cut Russia off from a'll communication with her Allies, except through Arch- angel. It is generally believed sucli an eventuality must have occurred ta the Allied governments, and that pre- parations have been made against it. While such headlines Czar Ferdinand repeat the error of are common, French editorial writers betray some anxiety at the prospect of an added complication in the strug- gle for.Constantinople. Outlines Provisions of Industrial Disputes Act Vancouver, H. C., Sept. Hon. T. W. Crothers, minister of labor, oc- cupied the platform of the Trades Congress at tlm labor temple fai' the chief part of this morning's session. The minister hns journeyed from Ot- tawa for the special purpose uf lay- ing i.clore the .tfie ilr.aft bill of ari ac t to be known as the indus- trial disputes act, and which is pro- posed to take the piace of the pres- Greek those of '86, '87, I club which'he was fortunate in pick- cnt" disputes Investigation and torn leg nct_ am, thc and labor the tliat this means '-.that before heating off thc pack, one of "He -which lie' killed .by a blow _ on tin states if' is certain 'thafr'if Bulgaria joins the. war' Greece and. Roumania will hqth-enter, and on' the side of the .allies. Unusual yields of grain have be- come -so'-common that people take them'.as of course. A report appearing in a Calgary paper that a variety-of-wheat at the Experim.Mta'i farm iiera had yielded 76' bushels to the acre, the Herald made inquiries to ascertain If the figure was correct. We find it is true. An aere plot of Kharkov winter wheat on rotation plot yielded the 76 bushels. This is not attempt with this, wheat at the farm, either. It has1 been tried other years, but this year it stands up very proudly as one of the 'best yielders. It was raised in a ten-year rotation crop, the rotations being scheduled as follows: 1, wheat: fallow-; 3, wheat; 4, oats; 5, summer fallow; G, 7 and S, alfalfa; 9, summer fallow; 10, roots. head. PRINCE KILLED Amsterdam, via London, Sept. Frederick of Thurin' and Taxis, son of Prince LamoraJ, was killed on Monday, while fight- ing in the Dniester region in Rus- sia, according to a Vienna dispatch to the Berlin Lokal AnzeigCr. He was 41 years told. SUNKBYBOMBS act. .The -new legislation which" the1 min- js-ter proposes' -contains many. fea- tures, which, in his: wilt' fa- cilitate the settlement of industrial disputes, by removing some of the provisions of existing legislation which cause delay or other differenc- es. The minister, in explaining the new hill, pointed out that it would place in his hands full power to appoint boards of investigation entirely free from all interference bv the courts. His decision as to whether a hoard shall or shi.f.1 not be will be final. It will not be necessary that '.vorknien in applying "for a board, shall he required to show that au- thority lias been given 'to call a strike in the industry investigated. If the minister is satisfied that a bona, fide dispute exists, that will bo sulncient reason in his judgment for appointing a board. case had come to his notice from Quebec where workmen had been dis- misseii by. an employer when he knew they intended to'apply for a The.cpntontion.was- then t-hat were not of industrial: ful.d notrtherciotc appu for b ome nto a Aise con put foi-vard and board the establishment in which they were formerly engaged. To amend that tha new act would have a clause provid- ing that either of the parties involv- J ed could within 311 "dfiys after a dismissal be en- strike, lock-out titlejl to a board. ox PAGE 5) LEASE STREET i RAILWAY Edmonton, Alta., Sept: New York, Sept. 2-t. Demltrius At a property'owners'meeting, here, the leasing of the city's street railway was' urged. It is Constannakis, chief engineer of the Greek line steamer Athinai, which burned at sea September 10. arrived U ,mderstood that the city has here yesterday on the oil tain; steam-'... ofre_. from private :r, ;teerage :rew. He cr, Rumanian" Prince, with _ seven steerage passengers and 55 of the says the fire was started by bombs. to .lease the railway. DukeReiwm Ottawa, Sept. an exten- sive trip of inspection in bis capacity as field marshal, during which he vis- ited nearly every camp and mobiliza- tion centre in Western Canada, His Royal Highness, the Governor-Gener- al, returned to Ottawa today highly satisfied with the fine showing made1 by the various regiments reviewed. TABER FAIR DEMONSTRATES WHAT FARMERS CAN DO IN S. ALBERTA London, Sept. due mpny the Forty-ninth Edmonton Bat- talibn deposited its colors today in 'j Canterbury Cathedral, the escort journeying from Shorncliffe to terhury. pilicers in the party includ- ed Gol. Ciriesbach, Major Robbins. Major Daniels and Major Palmer. Many civilian, friends, including a number of ladies, attended the cere- monv. Taber Sept sixth annual. the a-ycM-oM stallion, owned' by D. ;l- as" by far the best animal exhibition held at Tabcr, which conf 1 pralt, wi cltided tonight, can certainly be ehar-j-.' _ acterizwl as the "best vet" in south- j the ground, and in addition cn. also were 9 entries and the first were given to A. K. A. San- derson, R. Whitcbeck and E. li. Vick- BOMBARDED any doubts about the future, of farnv her district in particular, must, be. very hard to convince? The Entries j; i. Owing. to the bad summer last year, the directors decided to hold r.b show, hut in 1913, thc entries to-! tailed over 1200. This year, in spite aft classes shown by __ got first the.light horse grades there Amsterdam, Sept. French airmen bombarded th_e German submarine and mill- _____ tnry base at B'ruges Sunday tries numbered practically the saror and Monday night, Horses present'on ground num-' 38 and. in some classes thc judge, A. of had> MARKETS October wheat........... of a decrease in the" classes for horses and vegetables the total ch-1 89% 36% damage. Reports here today said a tory was dcgtrored. difficulty in deciding the merits of th'e competitors: Helgians wrrc the represented in arid WEVTHER High Low Ferecmt: CooHr ihowtrt. with his team and wagon when by some means unknown, but thought to be due to sHir'-ing, life load caught j fire. Screams were heard, arifl whjn Mr. Gordon was reached, his clothing, was on fire. The ex- tinguished, and medical'relief called, but the unfortunate man succumbeti. to his injuries. It is, believed that while smoking, an oil can in the. wag- in contact with a' lighted 1 exploded, setting the wag- KILLED IN COLLISION Vulcan, Alta., Sept. L. Gor-. don, a farmer, eleven miles, north of "VfjJ, "King's. colors were carried by, Vulcan, was burned lo death on llon: jicNaughton and the reguncn- day evening. He was .driving home tel. poiors Licut McLcod the te- the various grades .shpwn, the Judge, .seriously W. Scott, of Clar resholm, considered ll.atte. iuth, N'eb., f'rpt 24 Thrcp ivere killed and- four others injured today near La small station fne milss ______ _ ______ the Hoist'eins as the best, though in north of here on the Missouri Paoi- quality the Shorthorns ran them very j fie when the south-bound passenger close.- The championship hull was an! train No. 104 from Omaha, Neb., Ayrshire owned by Williams to Kansas City, Mo met the north- anti beast, easily out-, bound fast freight V> 153 head on stripping anything else seen on the half a milt1 south of the La 1'latte ground. The championship cow was station. owned bv J. HawJce and the judge j said she'was by far the best cow; PROHIBITION IN MONTREAL Among the 'exhibitors, Messrs. _ Montreal, Quo., Sept That Mon Holinan, Williams Bros., Hoss will be naked to vote on the j J. Carr and A. Woodliowss were the question or prohibition before the end 50 principal winners in Hhc diligent j of next year was the statement of 36 II. thc Ijord'a Daj Al 1 ..Hancc, today. gimental band leading them through the '.Canterbury ancient streets play- ing "0 "Bonny Dundee. f well known received the colors aft the foot of nave and assured Col. Oriesbach that the chapter would pre- serv.e them as a sacred deposit until the 'battalion returned.. A few, pray- then thc National Anthem fol- lowed. Canon Stuart, famous nris- s onary, delivered a short address, mentioning that he was in Canada three years ago, and learned there the5value of the great manhood oE Canada, especially'in thc west. >WEATHER WILL NOT INTERFERE In connection with the .bacco for the Tommies in the Trenches" event tomorrow at the P- barracks, it is sired t the public should understand that DO mutter how disagreeable tho weather may the Pierrots, the tea and fiance be held as an- nounced. Should -the .weather be bad the (enn'e and golf clocV tournaments will be feeld on the first fine day If thc weather' clears up, the. .critirc programme w vil he carried out. be, the ;