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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 29, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VH. .TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER. 29, 19M NUMBER 245 Buda Pesth in Danger- Fighting at Augustovo Favors Russians BIG HIE OFFICIAL Petrograd, Sept following official communication from, the Chlst of the General ..Stiff, regarding Rue- (Ian operations hai been given out Our troops are swiftly taking the Augustowo, in Russian Poland, province of Suwalki The Germans are using heavy sljge artil In tre bombardment of the fort rees of Ossowetz. 'An attempt by the German infan- try to close in on the fortress has been checked. "Sorties by 'garrison of Przem- yel not successful Many prisoners, a number of cannon, and iome stores of ammunition have fall- fen Into our hands 'As the Austrian retreat In Gallcia Contlnius, great confusion'is notice- able' in their Tanks. BUD 4 PhSIH ON ANxioub srn London, Sept "1 I1) a ra Vn cfflcial comnumieation issued .at Buda 5 esth, according to a Rome despatch 1o ifoe 1 xclungB Telegraph Co id mils, that Hie Russians haie succeed the Hungarian frontier points in UK. HUB Respite" the (act that', lemforccments reen sent DISTRUST MORATORIUMS Movement in Western Canada Looked on Witp Disfavor In London London Sopt up en the of the aggreb ive de niand being ulaJe in westcin Can adiau nrorihces for moratorium in respect to moitgages the Globe sajs "Financial-elrcles'here-regard the pro; JlOBSl with It comes from the older eastern provinces HELP BELGIUM It has bee ndecided to close the lo- cal Belgian Relief on Friday night- -Citizens'having in view flng contributioiia should not delay get- ting; their parcels to the warehouse the Herald office as an possible as thej to be sorted and jpacked in. reaclnieBB for-shipment on fiaturdaj In addition to Louit, Roels moBt of the merchants have agreed to have their delivery wagons call for paicfls and deliver them at headquait era; Merchants, in the> North' Ward favor if parcels from that side of the city, and ]iad' them .delivered at the -C.P.R. freight The local.committee met yesterday at the call of W A Buchanan M P and elected 0 B Bowman as local Bo.wmaii will give hia attention to fund until ths ship ment is made on bauirday Those in search of information should call up Bowman. The treatment pf the Belgians has iieen terrible; words arc lacking to picture ,the awful wrought, in the little nation f of the dreadful Geiman atroci 'tics, the details of which hate leak ed 'through the congested communica tions from the theatre of the great surpass or eien pqual in their biutalitv Iftat wtuUi R Piime? Belgian Consul in Calgary, has eeitly been acquainted with Mr Pirmoz latelv learned that his brother, living on an estate in Belgium, near border, had been murder- ed along with his son, and that the ladies of the familv are ntfw prisoners In house, whiclris occupied -by .German .troops. Another story .from an.Engl.Bh pa- per is that of an old woman who had two sons in the garrrison defending Termonde 3he came to the door of lier'house whilst the fighting was in progress, to see how the battle went Immediately a German fired at her her in the wrist This bnue old mother binding her hand 'up to stop the flow of blood, went up to the first floor, and looked out of the uln rioft to see if Bho. could catcji a glimpse of fio.vB She was Immsd shot in the face, a German Bol- der remarking 'Hi teach tfait 6W hit to-put hei face out of the .U BOERS TRULY LOYAL Crowd of 25000 Cheers Botha Who Calls on Them to be Loyal, to Britain London, Sept. dispatch to lleuter's from Capetown says (hat In the course of a speech to about 9 ,000 people of the town of Bank in the Transvaal, General Louis Botha, premier of South Africa, em- phasized the loyalty to the British Empire. The speech-was received by the Boers with cheers, and a rsaottttion of .confidence in' General Botha was carried by acclamation. Will Petition Provincial Assem- bly to Not Certain Charter Amendments WON'T PAY CITY FOR Mav or IT irdie and his colleagues, at (he citv hall .'will .liaro something more to over when tine} read what follows herein. The has decided to hlock the proposed- amend- ments, in the :and; to oiler suggestions themselves At last s meeting, it as re oh ed to p-tition the Legislative Hsiemoiv of tlii, piovmcp not to grant the chang- es de ired hj the commi sibners inso- far it, ihEi affect the school In the hoard's, proposed amend- ments, vvhue the resolution refers to "one" and hoard wants the charter to; state -distinctly that -.chon-l kite- to the extent ct two acres instead of one are cxemn'eJ irom taxation Ihis is provided i in the school ordinance and it, in e tocl in Cilgarj The following is the Diit of the resolution dealing with tlie annulments Whereas. Clause-3 of the. said notice reads is follows "To allow tlie citv five per cent of the amount bt school taxes for levy- ing and collecting the same And whe'eas, Glaus" 10 ol the said notice reads as follows 'For ths purpose of icmoving douhtb as to whether T certain agreement made letvv the Billion Milling Companj Limited, and the cit) of dated th- 1th of September 1806, m LludeJ school taxes, and to have it de-lared th it the same include ta-ves And whereis it is advisable that when the amen'dments. .to .the. Leth- hridge chartsr are the Legisla- tive Assemhiv of the ProVmce of Al- berta, that such amendments as arc deemel necessary In, the Board of 1 rustesb of the dis- trict No he asked tor Resolved That the Board oi trus of the Lethbridge school'district No 51 petition the Legislative As semblv of the Province of Alberta as follows That the request of the city of Lethtaidge to have clause, 3 as re- cited ahovc plated in the Lettihndge charter be not granted r lhat the request of the city of Lellibrldy to' have the Dllison ing Compan) Limited exempted from tasntion for whool puiposea as per clause 10, as recited above, be not granted Iliat r-mslntivp Aksemhlv of the Province of Alberta Iw pttitiono-1 (to amend the Lethbridge charter as follows t( To subsection b Sec 1 lille hv striking out the word one" -and substituting the word therefor. To make provision in the said char- ter whereby all monibs collected the tit} of Lethfcrldgc on of the Lcthhudjie-.School; district No 51 paid to.the Copies of Uic above ittpluttoas have -t, f s 'SEE[ VALCftRTlER WILL BE SENT TO 1W AT ONCE! Fire Started in Rear of Butcher Shop---Post Office Complete Saved Alta., Sept. Ihis little town was practically wiped out last-night-by a J15.000 damage before it burnt itself out. Th_e .losers are: Pettit Howie's general store, com- plete Iqss Pettit's' .residence, burned .to gruund, i rr.ture saved Ci r s butchei shop complete loss Post office, complete loss The Union Bank narrowly escaped T Kean s store .had a close call, and H Morrison s implement warehouse was singed. tAH had some insurance, so that-.the' net loss wi'l probably bs not more than S5000. The. fire started at the rear of Cyrs butcher shop. Mr. Pettit on about 1.30 a.m. from .Pincher Cijeek, where he had been, deivenng horses for the remount officers, dtscovere'd' the fire, but. all efforts to check'rl'it were of no avail .At one time a cau was sent to, the Lethbridge fire'.de-. parrtmenf, hut it was seen that it would be too late At )l oclock this morning the fire was stiil burning, but all danger to other buildings-was .past. ff HENDRIE SUCCEEDS 'SIR JOHN GIBSON Ottawa. Ont.. .Sept. At Saturday's meeting of the- Cab-. inet Council, Hon. J.- S. Hen- drie: of Hamilton, waa appoint- ed icutenant gov ernoi of On tariq; Sir -John Gib- son, Who has occupied. the post past six years, being an appOiui-Gc vf lato govein ment. -Mr. ;Boudreau, clerk, of tlie Priv.y .Council, went: to To- ronto-'on' Saturday: in -the' new- lieutenant-governor. j o Prcnanno rreparmg Piihlir for ruouc ror Bad Lying About Britain HOME DEFENCE FIRST Canadian Contingent May Do Do- fsncc Duty Before Going to Front Quebec, Que., Sept. the Canadian expeditionary force will relieve the British territorial regi- ments on home defensive service, and free them for action at the front, and take their places for a month, or ti'il the newly-arrived troops are ready in turn to relieve the Canadians, is the opinion at passengers on the Royal Edward, arrived in Quebec last night. JIany returning Canadians were in- terviewed, and this is the opinion which the majority express. By Getting Salary Cuts Post- poned Till New Year They Gam Temporary Wm ARE RICH SQUEEZING THE POOR-TEACHER? Pedagogues in the city schools gain- el i tenipoiarj vn-torj in 'their light against any salary reduc- tion by the school board Alter Principal Hodgson .had laid the- -teachers', resolution before., the 02 J en tehali of the committee ap- pointed to take the matter up, the board resolved itself into a, meeting oi the school management committee ,-nd passed the lolloiung resolution "I hat the change m the salaries to tcartieis and officers come into effect the new igreerncntb, January 1st, 1915." This virtually means that the re- ductions as ordered sonic time ago hi the hoard, are de erred until the fust of the year and that they auto- maticalh con-e into effect at that time This will afford the teachers tekc m more positloljs if thev desire The board's actiosi has not }et rome before the teachers as a body. In presenting the teachers' side pt the question, Mr Hodgsca made The certificates held NEW LORD MAYOR Sir Clias, Johnston AMumei High Po- sition in London After Nov. 9 London Sept Charles Johnston was today elected :'Lo_rd. Mayor of London for the term 01 one year, beginning NovembPi 9 19H He succeeds Sir Thomas V. Local Sons of Jove Meet on -Machine Squad Two Lethbndgeiles m the imchme gun squad at alcatfciei, that s a migliU jjobd record, and one to be proud o! The information that'this is the in a letter to Mrs W ttaddell from her son "Jock" Palmer, who went to the front with the seccld contingent from this city Jcck is an electrician, and from the iftrr reaching the big camp trie! hird to make the machine gun which there are nvne HK.IH hers Last Thursday he got the i-all, and he was one hippy bo> When lit got into tlie squad he found that one of his pals was i Lethbridge electrician though he does, not the name However, thev >to.the new lodge of the Sons of Jove, organized here last winter. ,Tlte machine gun on- which Mr.. Pal- mer is-drafted deals death' and de- struction to the tune of 600 bullets per rmnutc Kotlerdan Si.pt 21) maj be splendid appeal an ondca or to soften the blow iclt t DV jocal jiedagogues, he said, were to be coming is found in in official recnjmzed in any of the other prov- mccs the salary bhej were receiving hero was net fixed by local distress Announcement in German th t in order to alia) the tcmg shown hj the people of tae al papers nurvei." ptoaperitVi lied nations, it is possible that the i SUpph didn't exceed the demand, sal- Frtnch and English armies may should not decrease, even with desperate efoits to drive m one or a season of depression tin Canada, th" c.'her ot the German flanks, even sau] 5ir with the exception though that may Itad to a dangerous 01 _, [ew Alberta cities, teachers were nealening oi tht allies' centre According to thi. Frankfurter Zei- tung, ,tbe violation of Belgian ttrr- not being affected, because tnert, was no oieriiupplj 'lhat the teachers here are not receiving more than the tor> does not really matter as the tj ,las Supp0rlcd bj the claim real reason lor Lnglaml's action in 20 per cent of them could have gomg to wai was that trance had obtained better positions elsewhere promised to pay her with gold tor, AS an evidence fiat there is no over her assistan m the conflict which suppij Mr pointed out that had bC3ii coi templated for "iome time reccntiy the Lethbridge school hoard Uad advertised m Toronto papers for a melhenmt cs master, at a salary of a >ear and onlv two favorable applications were received The tiachers appellant further pointed tliat tho was not sought bv aov large majority o1 the ratepavcrs, and lhat it would af- fect the av eiage ratepayer to the ex- tent of onlvijO cents a >ear Those New Lieut Gov. Will Appoint New Ontario Premier 1 oronto, Sept 39 indication has jieen gn'en at Parlnmcnt huild- mgb upon whom tht choice foi prem- iership'mav (all It id understood the Lieutemnt Governor. Col J S Hendnc uhcrf he assumes the reins of olhct, will call upon lion Dr for idvicc will prob aoly ask for time and in that LVCTII the tniicub OF thi, Conservitue mem hers held and upon then deci sion Pr Pyne will bnsc his advice been sent to the premier, the nev general, tho minister of oduca- the deputyiniimstcr of and to tlie memher ol the constttu- OliOV, RUN QN.BLANKETS 5 'Silling night ftmf the rfeneh ?ov ernmenf has to rjurchased neighborhood of six' iiuijurpu aim uonars Lots to Keep ArmlM Wurm _ York, N Y, Sept 29 is city "Kttcl government from reliable source last1------'- l--- of blankets from house vu.. V k.t. ,t ;