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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 28, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHBBID.GE, ALBERTA-. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER. 28, NUMBER 244 Splendid Gift'to the Belgian Relief Fund 'From the Taylor Stake L. D. S, GENEROSITY Contribution Comes From the Church in Five South- ern Wards Forty thousand. pounds ol flour itlmt is the gilt ot.Taylor Stake ot the Church of Jesus Christ of Lat- ter Day-Saints-to the Belgian Holier Fund. The magnificent: generosity of the Mormon' population to the stricken Belgians was announced today in a letter from Magistrate Elton to .W. :A. Buchanan, M. .P., ohairman of the Belgian relief committee for this district. The letter follows Lothhridge, Sept. 28, 1814, IV Buchauai, ESIJ M P Chairman District Relief Committee, THE KAISER'S AjLMENT London. Sept. Ger- man Emperor IB-now reported to bo suffering from Inflamma- tion of tho 'iuiiga. Only H day or two ago his fifth son, Prince Oskar was'obliged to 'withdraw from Ills regiment, and now is being treated for a heart affec- tion, the rcsuJt of over-exer- tion in tho field. The -Bmper- or'B youngest son, Prince Joach im, has just recovered from a bullet wound. Sweetgrass Field Gives. Prom- ise of Soon.'Arousing a Sensation. MR. SEGUR GOES SOUffl If the rumor that is flying around .he streets today, is true, Lethbridgo vill soon take i't's. place with Cal- gary as the. centre of the oil develop- ment, for it is .stated on good au- authorized by tholikority that' been struck in Drive in Wedge'at St. Miliel Threatening Allies' French Reinforcements Brought Gaining Ground on on Meuse Heights Man showing approximate position of contending armies, ami district south of Verduu where Germans are mak- ng desperate effort to'break through. OFFICIAL Paris, Sept. 28, 2.58 p.m. The offi- 'tension regarding the enemy's pro- REINFORCEMENTS SENT gress'south of Verdun. Ab St. Miliei: AGAINST INVADERS he has driven into the Troops hare been hurriedly detached ial communication as given out in of the 'French, defense of the Meuse, .from the garrisons at Toul. Chalons DROP BOMBS ON CITY OF PARIS London, Sept. German Zeppelins have dropped bombs on Belgian towns: a German aeroplane has paid another visit to Paris, dropping sivos in HE fliahl, while a Zep- peiin has also appeared above tlio city of Warsaw, But not much damage was done in any of these instances. Premier Borden Will Organ- ize the Second Canadian Contingent" COL STEELE AT HEAD ]Jresidencj of the Taylor Stake of1 the Church df.jlcsus Christ of Latter the Sftgur between the 800 and 900-foot- with ex- Day Saints to say that they will be tellent indications ol better things to pleased to place one carload of flour at your disposal for the relief of the people of Belgium who have suf- fered such severe losses from u hos- tile foe. Yours truly, i n DAVJD H ELTON Forty- thousand pounds ot flour four hundred gUt by braces the headquarters' Magrath Stirling and iTaher. The gift u flour assures that Letli bridge will scad a carload of supplies that will gladden the hearts of those .who, are making the appeal on behalf of the plucky Bel- gian's nvho caused Kaiser William and his; hordes to. stumble .over the dooJ mat on his way-to France. The. Loth hndge department of the church instrumental IB .'launching, ttie move ment for the gift, Bishop C7rcen being tthe prime morer The fl.C'iir will Best." turn- out by the Ellison Milling and Tlevator Co Jith the 5000 sacks do- nated bv the provincial government 'the loi Stake donations hnngs the total up to 5400 socks Premier's_Body Lies in State at the Capitol Toronto, todav is doing honor to the memort of her kite. Premier Sir James WhitnSy.was a man large m the province he loved to terve, and_ in' his life and in his death, the people who had given him their confidence have a profound in Aerest The publia Iring-in state was in 'the place around which so maoh of Sir Jamef. Whitney's activity and per- sonality; eentorei) The body of the Jate Prennsr was sent to the parlia- ment buildings about noon today and rests beneath a constructed eatafalqua m the legislative chamber midway up the aisle The parliament buildings are officially closed, but the front; entrance is open to the public, was nooiLand mll-M continued until sir o'clock, and from eiflnt until ten o'clock in the evening This will give every one who desires an opportunity ito to do so The dao'rs will and a special guard will remain the body all night Ira E. Segur, who'located-the well for a sjndicate of Capitalists, sup posed to'nave. ofTvhjch can hardly be doubted, 36 far. from there being any disposition on the. part of the Indian Moslems'--to'- tage of the eniting situation, and to attempt to throft off British, rule, their attitude Is one of ;o the Imperial cause The people of ndia understand and appreciate at their true value the .objects and metb ods. of .fully realize the danger -fic-m German, mill arism now threntening the Empire They are reatjv milling to do all n theii power to present tug coiisum mation of these ambitious projects and will fight t-O the last dltcfi against he force so carefully built up by tbe Jermans, and now, at last, unmasked this purpose an army of' seven aiflion men can. if it should beiheces- ary, be furnished by India Calgary's Population Actioidins to Henderson's directory, Calgary's population IB placed at TRAINS TO TRAVERS Travors, Sept 28 are running into Tracers The made its appearancft latft f he'scnlce will be weekly, Tueadsy the Loiidon, Sept. Paris correspondent of the Daily Mail, nays that the American and Span- ish ambassaddrs have requested, official details of the bomb ing from a Taube aeroplane The m-sssage dropped "in. the' the aviator read: "To. Parisians: Greeting German aeroplane. (Signed) Vbrf. Decken." Mountain Horse, Indian Runner, Off to the Front Nationalists Sang Anthem for First Time London, Sept Premier As who lieen dressing a recruiting ad- meeting, left Kingston Saturday th" great crowd on the pur nnil sang the 'Come back to Erin The smgfng of the National Anthem at the close of night's meet- mouns nren subacnb ing 00 eatb, to bo paid 510 00 per montji fElt's'i drfntiy plan Don't misa your ccance to' jet in on it. who, '-failing that, are content to see service as infantrymen The speed with which they have mastered the 'in fantry drill volumes for their generalh high standard of military ex- cellence. Defeat Germans on the Russian Border and Have Them in Full Retreat PRZEMYSL UNDER SEIGE City Has Fallen to Russians and Forts are Now All Isolated .Washington, Sept. French embassy today received the following despatch from the Russian official of- fice ai Bordeaux "The Austrians south of continue their retreat toward the west.' ''In Prussia the attempts of Germans to assume the offensive the east of Tdwalki and south ol Gravewo were repulsed." RUSSUNSi'PUT JERAIANS TO ROUT London, Sept. from Petrbgrad 'the corres- pondeni'of the' Chronicle says "It appeared last nighfc as if -the battle in the part'of Russia for1 which vast German preparations had been made, had at last begun; Now it has already ended '-and the Germans are m retreat, shelling the worc-s. 01 CasoweU as they gol" RUSSIANS ;NOW 'CARPATHIAN'S London, their Russaans have captnrott near the" 'soQtee of the Rixer Ungh ttitli num bers oT gunt) artillerj, stofes and prisoners, says the Petrograd corres- pondent Of-the iThence the Russian's have'-tdeiscehde'd into plains of'Hungary. RUSSIAN'S OCCUPY CITY OP- PRZEMYSL London, Sept. day night occupied the greater part of the of according to a message from Vienna. The" sitiia-v tion of the garrison is critical, as it is entirely" surrounded. Honored by, the King For His RedCross Work Montreal, Sept J II liirland Montreal today for New York, whence htTwill sail for Liverpool by-the Maiiretania, to and direct the work of the Canadian Red Cross (in- England J at tne ironir, antl to take complete charge of the work during 'the', wair. be accompanied bj his wife, wiio will take active part in the Red Cross work. cable message was received late last announcing that His Ma- jest) the Ind hten graciously pleased to appoint Col G H Bui- land a Knight of Grace of the order of St John of Jerusglcm iERMANS FROM...5! London, Sept. 2, comes an official Russian General. that. .-German tioops in Russian Poland have been repulsed, and the Germans are m 'e treat. -Prom Pefrograd itatement JAPS DEFEAT GERMANS London, Sept 28 the Far East, according to Japanese re- ports, the Japanese have defeat- fid on the outskirts of TsingTau, capital of the Ger- man protectorate o5 KjaoCftau. Though the battle'liitsd four teen houn, the known, were Nelr Sept: the eadlns orduan.ce' experts of this; coun- try are convinced that tbe 'stories cabled from abroad, in most instances emanating from German, sources, that the big siege guns used ibv tbe Ger- man armies are of a calibre in excess of 40 centimetres (about 15 75 inches) are fantastic They admit that calibre of the. guns may toe.'10 inches, and perhaps 12 inches, but that the} are 14, much inch or 18 inch', they declare to bo an impossibility Washington, D C Sept 2S sen sational charge that American banks are Hoarding their inonej and exact :ug exorbitant" interest rates' is-con- .ained in a formal statement issued todaj by Secretary of the Treasury The secretary announced that he, lad refused to deposit government 'unds for the moving of the crops m .en southern banks because he Is in- 'ormed that many banks in that lection are refusing io loan money f6r this purpose, and also aie charging un reasonable interest rates The socre ary has evidence that the rates de- manded range as high as 25 per cent j n some lo call t lee In ftddltlon the secretary said that he leports to the controller ot tbe currency disclose a hoarding of mone> in btnks other Vaffe of the country He severely ed national banks for pursuing a pol- cy so to public interest, ind announced that ho will publish a laily list of the offenders _ ivith the statements made by sUqh" anks to the controller These repolft have never bsen. revealed lilt! rto on the grotmd that they Idcntlnl, Mr 'McAdco- declares lc ;