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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 25, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIII. LETHRKIDGE. AKBEKTA. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 1915 NUMBER 242 DUMB A, WHO IS TO -KK iMADK TIIK UOAT BY AUHTKIA, AM) HIS WIFE Position from Vilna to Galician Frontier j Continues to Still Make Progress Toward Dvinsk London, Sept. position of tho Russians from Vihia to the Galician frontier appears to been improved grrally, three distinct .victories having been recorded almost simultaneously at widely scattered points on the eastern front. This achievement has mitigated to some extent the uneasiness felt in England as to the attitude of Bulgaria. In tho far north the situation is less favorable Tor the illlissians. They are resisting Field Marshal Von HimtenburB's men with characteristic stubbornness, but admission that Hie light Is proceeding at Smilin, three )nlles from Novo Ale.vandrovosk, indicates that approaches to the latter town are In tho hands or the Teutons and that the fate of Dvinsk is in doubt. East ol Vilna, north of Pinsk and In the vicinity tibe Russians have scored heavily. The Germans characterize their reverse east of Vilnii. j that is at Vtlika railway junction, as of a temporary character, notwith- standing their losses of guns anil prisoners. Near Pinsk, Field Marshal Von Mackenzen was thrown back in an engagement that has shaken1 his grip on tlie city. I .Further south the Russians, now holding Lutsk, are pressing their j advantage and seem to be assuming the dominancy on the southern end of the line in a manner recalling the fighting of last spring. Sew York, Sept.' he had climbed Monnt-Geikie, in Alberta, feet high, in company with Prof. Edward Solway', of Minnesota, the announcement made today bY- Dr Gilmour on his re- turn from Clnad.a. He. from Cln'ada. He. decided to taki feet of-the way was a1 slieer; Lieutenant-Governorship of Alb wall ot snow and ice. This. Is t lie wjn DC sworn in at Jirst time Mt. Geikie lias been climb- ta'wS Calgary, Alta., Sept. Herald is this afternoon publish- ing a statement from Dr. R. G. Brett of Banff, to the effect that he has position of lieutenant-governor of Alberta, when it falls vacant next month> Edmonton, Sept. Bulletin this morning that Dr.; Brett of Banff, has waived his senatorial as- 'iethe jerta. Ot- Lake in .Saskatchewan P.egina, Sept. to the Regina Leader R. S. Lake., ex-M.P. for XJu'Appelle, is to succeed Lieut.- Goycrnor Brown when the latter's term expires. Bars In Winnipeg During Winter Winnipeg, Man., Sept. John Morgan, Ihe negro farmer oi the Milt. River district, who was ac- cused before Mr. Justisc Hyndman ____ ____..... in supreme-court, of attempting Of bars in Winnipeg murder his neighbor, Oar.ret.fc, wasiduring thc wjnter, in.the interests of acquitted by the jury at 7.30 lastlthe jonjiere; is confidently anticipat- Bight, alter they bad considered the d by mliitary authorities, according evidence for two hours. The jury j to by an officer of head- comprised Messrs. J. Lee, N. I quarters' staff, this morning. J. Tyrrell, Dooley, Smith, P Lloyd. The evidence was of a very conflici- m ing character. Garrett's-son actually, fHSOnerS [testified that, at a distance of three- quarters of a mile, he could sec the revolver in Morgan's band as he shot at his father. Morgan denied Gar- Iclt's slory about the shooting en- tirely, stating that he had never shot at the man, nor had he a revolver. The story was corroborated by bis wife. The entire evidence was .so con- flicting and the evidence of the pro- secution so inconsistent in many GERMANY HAS LOST TOTAL OF 38 ZEPPELINS Geneva, Sept. corres- pendent learns from reliable sources in Frieclrichshafen that the German headquarters' staff admit the loss of 38 Zeppelins and nine Parscvul airships since the war began-up to August 1, 1915. Since that date, a further report two ZcppsMns and one Parseyal are missing. Prepared for Ron- i mania and Servia May Join in a Warning to Teuton's Ally HEAT YIELDS AT IK AVERAGE J9B1MIS The United States government lie mediate recall of Dr. Dumba. m i IP on '.the absolute aud: im- Barons, Alta., Sept. Bar- ons district has horvesled the larg- est and most wonderful crop in its history. Wheat is turning.out from i 50 to 70 bushels per acre. Arie Ver-1 sluys has .lust finished threshing bis quarter section of wheat, '.ying east of Barons a mile and a half, and has hauled it all into town and loaded it on tlie cars. This wheat was all weighed on tho town scales, and the yit'd per acre proves to be 5-1 bushels and 40 nounds, grading No. 1. Mr. f'link, a few miles west of town, lias threshed a small piece of wheat, an S-acre block, and the yield proved to be 70 bushels per acre. This ground has been I1K .nciua m.