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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 29, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 29, 1916 I II IX. Hands Germans Same0 Old Gaff About Britain's Aim To Crush Germany Out of Existence BulgarsClaim Successes ANOTHER EFFORT AROUSE ENTH'SIASM 4 Dorlin, via London, Sept. The speech ot Chancellor Von Hethrnnnn- Hollweg in the relchstag today con- tained no pence proffers, which he 'declared would be useless In view ot the attitude of the entente allies. There was no Intimation in the speech cither ot the resumption of the sub- marine warfare. The chancellor scathingly arraigned England as Germany's relentless and unscrupulous foe, and declared that statesmen who refrained from using nil possible and suitable weapons ngainst such an enemy, owing to sen- timents ot consideration or a desire to keep oifen basis for a future under- standing. deserved to be hanged. The chancellor announced In his perora- tion his firm determination to carry through inner reforms iu state organ- ization which the great masses by thoir conduct in the war had earned and deserved. Referring to .the actual conditions on the war fronts the chancellor said attacks made by the central powers In the southeastern theatre had frus- trated the great plan of the entente to sever connections of Germany .with the Orient by. the separate conquest of ia-Hun- Suliii. Hcpl. 27, via London, Sept. 29. -Bulgarian successes on the western oiitl of the Macedonian front are an nonnced in today's official statement in the eiiBiiscment at Kiainakcalan ridge in which the Serbians were re- pulsed, two gum! and numerous nut-, china guns wore captured by the Bul- garians. fPELL-MELL RETREAT BEFORE THE BRITISH HAVE WON HONOR AT FRONT. j'li a party of men in civilian dress, the loyalist officer, second in command, wss aroused from his bunk and with pistols at his head, was forced with ;other loyalist officers to embaik In a row boat The com- mander being a Venizelist, readily sur- minister, mane a similar statement iu regard to the eastern front. "The English and French, it is he said, "have achieved advantages. Ou. first'lines have been .pressed, back some kilometres and we .have also to deplore heavy losses in .men and ma- terial. That was inevitable in an of- fensive on such a -mighty scale. But what our enemies hoped :j.qaccom break through 'grand scale and roll .up-onrlTfositiqns has not been "The battle of the Sdnime wiil'cost further sacrifices. Still another trench and another village may be lost but they will not get through.' In regard to the eastern front where, the chancellor said, the Rus were, sians had renewed with heavy attacks, hot predicted the same result. yeaTwnrave'ragTless than the enor-i tow ropes to the -mous crop, the farmers ot Lake will not admit it. The Grassy I was drawn by tugs from Uie company Lake.district will have a bigger crop .than in 1915, and. the threshing ma- chine is telling the tale. Some figures secured from farmers of that district by.a Herald representative yesterday go to. their-contention. 0. T averaged 52% bushels to bushels on his farm. 52-bushel avers ye he concluded. southeast of the town, has 40 bushels on poorest and 50 bushels on the best. There is another thing about the Grassy Lake crop: the acreage is liot less Juan it was a year ago. There will be more grain shipped, from that point this year than ever in its his- tory. Elevators Are Taking in Bushels a Had Only Three Cars (Special, to tho Hcniltl) Monarch, Sept. car.' situa tlon here is becoming -serious. The elevators are -taking bushels a day, and as yet we have had three cars put in wiiat we cannot .understand and .should be ex- plained 'he farmers here is wh, the Aldersyde branch has all the cars- needed and more, arid; we, who liavo as good a crop or belter cannot get any cars at all Crops hero are avei aging 50 bushels and over on sum merfallow and breaking, and 30 on stubble One elevator man says if he does not get cars he be full to the root by the ra' Uie of next week H R. Molbach has been: trying his best to get cars foi his immense crop, and so far has succeeded in getting one car. We have over fitly cats on the book here, the agent is doing his belt, but the f P H does not give relief There is a-movement tin foot to'ap- peal to the grain commission for ac tlon in this, matter (Special io Hie Herald) Foremost, Sept. .re- suits, to date show up well. The ma- jority fields are Melding 40 bushels, exceptional fields going from 50 to GO. Nothing Is reported under 26. The average yield is expected: to be over :ia. The wheat is of excellent but is being graded at peg as No. 2 -ind t This it it. felt here, should be investigated. Rain delayed threshing two days this week. Double the number of machines are at work this.year. Ed: Cox claims Louis Lang vhere the allied warships are slation- d ,The minister of'marine stated to- a> to the Associated Press repre- entative 'i that regretted the inci- ent as. while the perpetrators iare unknown, o-i) Ing to their attire, it s' .impossible to avoid suspicion it thoi.were not all them Greens. Hi is mare' to added he minister as it tends to lessen he piestige ot the government at the moment When it needs all possible credit1 and umtv to accomplish these difficult tasks before it' DISMISSED FROM SERVICE London Sept C. C. Eve- s' of the Canadian Veterinary corps, been dismissed from the service. BOLD GANG LIFTS Moose Jaw, Sask., Sept. Bank of Hamilton-in the village ol Caron Sask 18 miles west of Moose Jaw, last night was robbed ,of bj a gang of burglars held up the watchman. The gang was made up of four men The> cut all tele- graph and telephone uuii.nidnication entering the .village, after which' they'blew open the tank safe The mounted police and other pro vfn'clal "officers were notified of the robbery Ninety-seven per cent, increase ,in the bank clearings is the record this week. The ele-irmss were as against for the col responding weei> last yeai Last week the m r-ease in clearmga weie 140 per cent highei than those of last jear It IB to be noted in connection with the bank clearings that last year grain was moving out very much faster -in the last week of September Ui-m is the case this year so that while the increase is largo this It cannot b.v any means all be attributed to'.the grain movement V 'MARKETS Spot Track Wheat October.-Wheat October Oats Oct Flux 52% 211 iWEATHER High Low Forecast: tun. 54 Fiir with rlsini the other men-of-war. Tugs tovsed hei to Salamis .Bay, Sen. Costigan Is Dead Ottawa, Sept. John Costigan, Liberal member 6? the up per chamber, died here today. H was 82 years old and had been in il health for some time, Senator Costigan was a member o Sir John Macdonald's adniinistration In 1882 to 1892, being minister.of in land revenue. He o state In the' Thompson goyernmen minister of marine and fisheries unde Sir Mackenzie Bowell arid Sip-Charle Tupper, Mr, Costigan left the Con servative party In 1896 on the schoo issue and represented Victoria, N.B in the house as Liberal until 1904 when he was appointed to senate IMPORTANT CAPTURE, London, Sept. attack y the British troops on the bmme front early today result- d in the capture" of a strongly efended farm 500 yards south- -est of Lasars, the war office nnounced. The official stnte- lent follows: "The night was quiet on the renter part of our front. ons we have won north of 'hiepvnl heavily shelled. )ur bombing parties -were ac- ve in the neighborhood of the chwaben redoubt and Hessian rench, parts of which are still eld by the enemy. A strongly efended farm 500 yards south- vest of Lesars was captured by ur troops early this morning. "North of Ytres and south- as! of Bapaume our aeroplanes bsei-ved a huge explosion as if large ammunition dump had )een.blown up. Smoke asceijd- d 9000 feet." IHOULD BE NO FALSE OPTIMISM Sept. ng; from British h France a correspondent of the Jaily Express says: "Let there jc no false optimism about the of this Prussian defeat. Tlit! enemy is not falling back to he Rhine. Indeed, there is every to believe he will renew lis resistance with fresh troops another formidable mass of on the line he is now tak- ug up against his will." FRENCH PROGRESS Paris, Sept. pro- gress was made by the French ast night between Fregicourt and" Morval on the Somme front according to a statement issued jy the war office. Admit Low of Comblw London, Sept. Ranter dis- patch from Amsterdam quotes the 3erman war correspondents as admit- ting the German loss of Cbmbles. The jYankfurter- Zeitung says that the de-1 a regiment strong, escaped -o the German lines during, the night, despite the fact that they were snr-v rounded by Anglo-French forces. Herr in the Cologne Gazette, :hat Thiepval was voluntarily evacu- ated. SIR SAM IS COMING HOME London, Sept. Sun Hughes and party have saile for Canada. Admits He Threatened Men To Enlist Their Aid In Escape if V, ashmgton, the charge legal points concern negro whose escape from an officer of the Dominion immigration depart- ment has wound up in two Btzikom parties Dock and Slessor, being arraigned In the supreme court oh charges of aiding and abetting the es. cape, had arfr intention yesterday of refusing to testify at the trial of the two men ho has changed his mind during Uie night, foi he was the first witness for the crown when the case opened before Air Justice Simmons this morning Washington is a typi- cal negro, shrewd and clever and his darkey mannerisms and sayings con- vulsed the court time after time this morning Interest The case has developed Into a high- ly interesting affair, and the court ing it, Washington toofc-ths Stan He told of his escape from the im migration officer and of reachin Slessor's place near Btllkom Pro there he started out riding nith Doc REV. HUNTER TO BE (Speccal to the Blairmore, Sept is reported m very good authority that when the S2nd Battalion, whicli was raited in. the Glow's Pass and is now I training at Sarcee camp, leaves for the front, Rev J F Hunter of Blair- nore will be given the appointment jf chaplain and will go overseas -with the battalion. uiere ne According to the colored man's PARCEL SHOWER FOR dence he had the men SOLDIERS TONIGHT well scared. "I wanted to scare he Saul "I told hjm the po- lice were litter me and if they got me somebody would have (o pay 1 said. 1 was a wnd eyed son of satan and j a bail man from Teias and intiinat hew tmj 9yelllns ed lt..would_not be well for m (he y M c A auditorium. who told the ponce aoout me "I left Dock about eight o'clock in the evening I told him he had be ter give me what money he had; hat- ed to do it but it nas a case of neces- sity. That night I walked nine or ten miles and slept In an- oat bin. The Christmas parcel showtr for Lethbrldge soldiers over- seas, under the auspices of the Women's Civic Club, is to-iw-v held this evening at 8 o'clock m the y. M. C. A. auditorium. The admission will be one eel each An entertaining pro- gram is being provided It is hoped that a large number of ly interesting aiiair, ana iBp miles ana siept room crowded this morning. The ficit morning 1 walked till noon and ___.__j man helnff clven a i'.iry stopped at a house for something to e'at. I was trying to get across the line. There wn one at this house, but ttfere were some birds runninf round the yard and they looked mighty tempting. But (l had-no fire so I took some eggs and a drujkot room wao muwuuw u-v. U.UB. accused men are being given a trial the jurors chosen being G. M. Uatch.'A McCunougi., G, E. Fleming, Donald -Duff, C. Wood and J. De- Ouerre Alter A pfellmlnarj skirmish be- tween W A Begg, K C, of Medicine Hat, for. the i Crown, and C. F, relative to will be brought in, there are nearly local boys overseas. .Each pmroel. should contain one small box ot oxo cubes, one bolt clgwettes tobacco, one khaki t colortjd aandirarchief and done 4 -up'In Christmas with an outer wrapping brown paper. (CONTINUSa) ;