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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 26, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME .VH. WHBRIDGE, SEPTEMBER.26, ion NUMBER 243 GERMANS CONTROL CRACOW Population1 Flees on Ap- proach of Russians- Battle Rages in East Prussia New York. Sept. Oolc- jeus.v imhtan attache of thc Rus Bian einbabb} ibsued at the Kusbian consulate here., today the following statement1, -whicli be said he had re- ceived from lus -government at Peti- ro rid _, 'On September 2Ji we repulsed th; the aih'unee- guard of the Germans-to penetrate further to.the in the of Schii't'nn and Vincent our id lance troops 1m e LCTI successful; with the cnnm In eastern no finhlm0' of ipportante hd pi ice llic arm} h his been fprceii to Khvrow has I SHI 1 IN Sept. tall of thc town of. the -Correspondent o( the Evening News' at Pctrogrart conipl le v isolaiti1 tht Austrian fortified position of Przemysl as. re- gards rnlroad COITITI n Khj row if) 20 rules ouih of Przemjsl cbf.e to ihe juj tiou of several railroad Juws, GERMANS "'CONTROL CRACOW I oiukn '-e t ''K the eastern arena arc-preparing ta attack the important Austrian forti fiei cit) of Cra-.y m G-ancm ir hutntaivts m ihr city art, report-1 to ho fleeing and the uul government is Mill to been assumed hj Jhe Germans T ha Russians operating gainst thc f rtress oi Ppzemjsl captured (two to thcliorth and soath and hare completely cut Off its railway communication j Commissioner Rees' Successor is W.J.Richards W nmppg Sept 26 was re tuved at tiie Winnipeg headquarters of the Salvutipn Armj this morning thai William J Richards, until re- cently commander ot the aim) m Jsew Zealand has. been appointed to lurcecd the late Commissioner Rees lit Canadian Terntouai Commander CARING TOUN PED mmo BED epcss o's M mster of Education Considered as the Prob- able Choce GUESSES FROM TORONTO, Toronto, Sept. the. opinion if the. .most dispassionate observers, ;re aeath loudj oi Sir Jimes from Ontuios poll V a I ii a ictims oi a Fate pot of their own rm suffering; i the exerc-se oi tic Hood in 1 ths. siri t'.ws of true manhood to defend.." Jiis hoint, arJ hpai'h fioni the rulli'ess with tJicse same 1 c nes pil Idee! and jumt w ti couptrjs-d" rrga led with dc r cJ pr ds dc -s and desolated with men and elul wanton- -ahU w ith no oppbr BFDGPC65 MUSSED Bjli CAMPJ3R5 1 o la J ait I ohl j drcri submitted to even lent sh cruelty tin nv LU i u u Official Report Tells of Heavy tical the I London It was officiallj list night thit neatly sii ty officers and 1 400 men lost in the sinking of the British cruisers Aboukir, Hogue and Cressv by Ger m the North Sea The "Admiralty tonight shed the the senior surviving offic- ers ill fated slaps and laid down the rule that military disposi Itions and interests must take prcce dence over the savjng of life In such and >that sMpi must be left to rfhdr otvn resourced as they would bt in battle I and leadership ot the Loosen ative ernment which position IIP held run hyh at ihty Irfl a s nous situ j afcton for the Cons rvhtiftfa 1 he rro ilem innisi upon the members of the ciHnet oi J hon elect T? the to Kir Dames in I the let lersbip is ore v ill it, quire sore mou1 is cat onb homeles" aiil penn h s with, want and winter facias 'them, Vthe lielgnns are ra s r.., tlip r d spamng crj to civilisation to look on the r. countrv's wounds, and on tho sore to wh ch li r pcoile hefrn Be'ween Carranza and Vi ner He :s to Fight solve, ties, th first d'scusiiui of tfossihili thc of Hon J Har the proMiml to te ul to le ce cct d with From oir 1 cartb t re must liiist d simpatln n inglfd with in- ton th t n en worn n ami ohiL dren shouh' I-e m? le to sufer so To suffer -it the hands of a ruler jwhom huminitv with its r Cafonla continued today the 4-fc aU let watch siio kept yesterday at tile door of York She lay M if at anchor off the MooR companion of yes the British cruiser Lan caster, had weighed anchor during th? night however, and waa not to been this morning A CHINA ENTERS PROTEST v London it oiiina h js protested against the occupa tioa bv Tapanese ti oops of Wei Hsein a n" in Shan Tung pnn nice, odtside the ?6ne 'set ipirt bv th6 Chinese meht foi the Jaoancse milftai operations against the'Gefmrtn concession ot Klao Chau as isotMmg amongythe lie sttLpt lor trc realization of an insensate ambition. Let us t! en i e up iml these strenuous it mean much. But the salt-denial will swell, tic of the sacrifice uemaj have to Humanity calls Let us Vearjjdr Picture our oun feelings if such dtjso lition had relallen IK, Help and help f eeh so doing w shall not It, oi Iv illexiating distress but mutclj condemning the men anil methods hj v luph a brave thougn lution has he n le-iuccd to its, present pass i Bundles of clothing are to arinc at the RElgnn rehel depot' next thc'Heiald building It is hoped tint Iethbndgc will he aole to sup plj a uhole of provisions and clothin? IOL the cause iNoft is the time to act Kememtcr coutiibutions tre talj no one is li'nig solicited to contribute. Persons desiring to contribute par. cch> will lind Mr Louis He-Is to call for them Drop him a post- rird He is willing to devote tivo hours a day to this work Th" Helgian Pclirf Fund hcadquar- frrs in the building tlie Herald, rlicc will he open day next week All parcels ire to hfi left iml not nith individual rncmbers of the committee. The IMgnn contributions arf cup- posei! to ho forv ard bv the end of neit week Patceis should ljS trouglit, around to headquarters as soon as possible Me 10 Lilr Sent 26 General (a ra i a th actipg head of tht- m the long sti u tut which he gave out last lii ht it. le? n th-1 actions of Gener- 1 In nc spates that the ton js biit that the Con i tit U i li 1 ire rody for anj cm r licneral '1-a he t rclar cd li m idc 1111 demands for a c i e of lie Constitut ona'ist cH f rarza to Finht IUB en D C -Sept !eial coiled i meeting of the diplomatic corps in last night and told tncm lurther m cv ico rrobably could not he dcJ ac to oTicial stT ements reich in01 hpre todfev j Tvio Hundred Killed Naco Sonora Sept Tw-o him dred left dead on the field he tw'eeh 'Santa-Barbara and Santa between tho forces of Governor Maytorena and Genei'al Bon- jimm Hill jeste accordms to fus soldieis General Hill is here awaiting orders from Mexico Cil as to whethCi he bhall nnotliar stand it this point aff ainst Maytorena. Meantime '700 of .Hill's men evacuated Can iia i and come here marooned when the loco- motive plillfng t'leh tram died from ackY of "coal 20 miles east of Santa SOUTH-AFRICAN FORCES RETREAT London, British forces from the Union of South have occupied Lucierit- ucht, j-a. town in" German Sputh- west'. Afrlcai where the Germans retr-s.ated .after blowing up the railrqadj British Seize German Diamond Field in Africa London, Sept British sei zure L deri z othei tail ol Vncra Germain s dia mend fed in south Vinci fol ow -d quics i} h) a German rai 1 on the Britisn Harbor at Walfsh in According to a Capetown despatch tfoe v-re rih a patrol and apfc r to he Pe guard oi a IT f r fprCL TI e patrol to dismantle thc at Ray, anx" a tug moorel but Iho damage mHictwl as To Look After the Families of Reservists and Canadians Left Behind BIG PATRIOTIC MEETING THE KAISER STILL WAITS TO ENTER Rent. Echo dc Germans a desperate attempt to enter Nancy, the Kaiser waited at 14 of oavalry In parade were t wittf to enter the cap tUred city with the Emperor at "tyelr -ALDERSON WILL .COMMAND'CANADIAN FO.R. CES AT SOUTH AFRICAN VETERAN London, Sept C--pad ian AfcsociaUd Press is r hably informed that the.command cf tlie Canadian has been given to Majo Sonera! Ed wn Alfred CB Major Alderson who is in his ftrty fifth yea s htd a notable cai and is credited vjith bcirg a popular orficer He Commanded th mounted in fantry in South and several times mentior m dis patches. FATAL FIRE AT S 'A.'-.-HEADUARTERS- Buffalo NY, Sept life was flloat nnd fire v men were injured in a fire tint sTupt the atlon Arms heldquartcis here early thlg mornlig Blairmore, Sept. Blairmore set a pace for the other Pass towns oil Tnursda> night when it organized a branch, of. the Patriotic one of the best meetings ever held in Enthusiasm and deep interest marked the prpceedln An oi gamzation meeting v, as held prior to the mass meeting It was largelj attended and it took the men and women onlj a moment to decide to organize J, fund and piepare to look aCtc the families of reservists and Canadians wno had goue to the front from the towa J W Gresham placed at the. head of the Organization, while W H Muncaster "was el ttled ice president W secre tin j id T B George treasurer with a comirittee ot J P Hunter, Father Beaton and Pellequin and Messrs. F. M. Pinkney-and" A will be immediatelj un deitUcen to i iise monev for this woithy purpose T he collection at the miss meeting indicated tlie generositj ot the Pass people being con tributcd, Thc mass meeting following the or ganizitioii meeting filled the com modlou Ojjc-a house Mr Gresham presided, and on him were Revs. Beaton, You DC, of Frank, Hunter 'and- Pelle (juin Ljon "Major Ouimette and Alex C inieron of Coleman and others incMidmg e of the Pddets The programme InHud ed addresses and patiiotfc tongs The local all nnde brief, but ferv.ent'patriptic addresses. The ipeilter of the eventig was W Buchanan MP ot Letbbrldge who spoke for an on the causes of tho war the reason for Britain s partMpa tion and tlie unit> throughout the Lm pire in upholding the cause of ihe Mother Country At the conwailuh uf hia address he was tendered a of thanks by the audience- j Germans Make Desperate Attempts to Break Through Verdun- Toul Line OFFICIAL Paris, Sept. 26, 3.25 fighting is going on at both the right and left wing of the according to an official announcement Issued by ihe French War department.this after- noon. Following is the text of communicHticn: 'First, on our left wing, between the Sornme and the Olse, the battle continues very violently. B-stwoen the Rivep Oise and Solsaons ofir troops have advanced slightly.' The ...enemy has not attempted, an Between Soissons and Reims ih-ere hai'been Important change In, the altuatlon. 'Second, in the centre'the tUuai- tion also remains In the Woevre region the en-emy has been sb c cross'the River'MeuK In tho vicinity of St. .Michael, but tha.'affen: sive taken by our troops already hai, to a large extent thrown him back upon the rlvar. "To tne south of th-s Woevre region our attacks have-not ceasod to pro- gress. The Army Corps has fallen back after' great losses. 'Third, on our right wing (In. Lor- raine and in .the tht-efftctjve German forces seem to haye been re- duced. Some'detachments which had be-sn re-massed upon certain points, have been. repulsed by the. entrance Into actlon'of our LONDON i London, Sept. 28, S 15 p of ficial press bureau this afternoon is- sued a statement as follows the pert the enemv all along jlne In France In some places count er Attacks' have been, the" ioases have, been .great." Sept, p. ra. though there has be-n vigorous and incessant fighting on both tho Iftit and right of the allies during the past weak no decisive outcome of-the battle on. has been British military experts ulto last week predicted that Germany maintain tbe defensive in France only while transferring troops (to the eastern of wax have not, spealciBg. bean borne out Although fehe position ol invaders is suited for offensive -tactics on th'e tre, siege warfare has prevaile.d ithere for several dayi, the ftn the ends contradicte-them, Belated report pvong mtunate de- tails of ihe occupu'tiofn of AnnenB Compeigne, from which cities the Germane Gubsequently were driven, further light on wfcat, in Eng- land, are characterized as advance preparations for an invasion, According to these stories, in almost ivery French town through which the Germaji army swept some toe IB irasiks would point out where he had, until recently resided as an incon- spicuous citizen Through Buoh mep quantities of stores were found, and :his, together with the knowlcdgt of the country gained by such residence has been of unmen-e vatlue The isohtion of the Gr-alician strong rolil of Pcsemjsl, empha sized m despatches from as orecasting a triumphant Russian march to Cracow and thence to cnna and Budapest apparently icen made complete bj the occupation of Khryms, 90 miles south ot Prze- njsl and close to the imictiou oXraiU_ oad lines connecting ivfth Jaroslaw, he important railroad centre taken bj the Husstans some time ago Rome via London I 23 p m Sepi fleets of Great Bntaan and trance bombartlej all he fortified position on the Straits of Cattaro m Dalmatia A wireless dsspitch receued from he commandant of the French fleet nuouncps that the powerful Austrian ortress of Pelagosa hah been dis- lantled London Sent bittle of extra rdlnary faevcrit> is raging at the iveaf rn end of the Anglo FienOh and Ger man battle line in the region of Ivoy n 60 milea north of Paris, where the Drench still aie striding to outflank eneral Von Kluck s reinforced army 'he French official statement issUftd ils afternoon claims thit the alHeb roops made a slight advance On the eastern end of the fighiing lie the Tench officially adiitlt Ibe low- r line lias been lorcta tyicn. by ernians act ass the River uleuse near t Michael a point about 20 miles to le south KIC French foitress erdun, ft ;