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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 1, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta NUMBER 299 IX. LKTHBR1DGE. ALBERTA FRIDAY, DKCEMBKB 1. INERS STILL'ON STRIKE-BUCHAREST BEING ABANDONED Bfifinitc Instructions Are Re- ceived From Board to End Stuke But Men Still Out YOTE HERE IN FAVOR GREEKS ARM TO London, Dec. mom- Ing, according to a spffcial Athens dis- patch to the Daily Nowti, firing start- ed in the capital at a spot between the German legation and the royal palace. Several arrests were made, the correspondent says, and there was subsequent desultory firing." cabinet meeting Has declared that there is no hope of conciliation, says the Athens correspondent'of tho Daily Chronicle, telegraphing under yesterday's date. "During the night two regiments, the first and 24th of Athens garrison, Thus they placed under military law and kent out ot" mischief. It ia probable that they will be removed from tUe city. As far us possible high Greek authorities apiiPir to be (loin loing mise their best to carry out their .pro to maintain public order and the call- ing up of members of the reservist leagues removes these persons from arsenals keening down the dangerous element in tho situation. Allied Troops Landing London, Dec. detachment of their numerous private throughout the city, thus the .loss of _________ ____ ______ ________ six United Statesers, has re- men return to work b> Monday the ported id his government that very latest, Return at .Fernic (Special to the Herald) Terme B C, Dec 1 local voted -list night to retain to work .on-- Monday, -.and word has been received, .that the- other mines in the Pass will 'also return to work pending the action of the 'Ottawa authorities along the lines as indicated in the telegrams received from President Graham and Board Member Rees There was a lot of dissatisfaction tele regarding the contents of these grams, it being claimed that they were vague, -leaving room for difference of opinion regarding the but .it was finally decided to to (CONTIMUDD ON PAGE 9) l he mistook the vessel for trans- port. Germany has asked tlie United States jtir information ot the-status of the ship, and is ready, to offer amends if the Marina was entitled- to immun- ity. Provincial Detective Makes a Clean Up Here and Several Pay the Penalty the last information received here more-than 1QQ..OQO Bel- gian workmen. .have already been thrown out'Of their homes and taken into slavery in unknown places. Moth ors, 'wivtss and children who want to retain them, are driven buck by the Germans aud are toru with despair. "The Belgian government has just sent bread through the Swiss govern- ment to of. these unfortunates, actually kept together in Scltau camp, .where the, Germans are breaking them witlr a. starving system to try to get them to sign work tracts. 'What do .the. United States people relief work is put in- to serious about 'What would the great soul of Abra- ham Lincoln have thought about it9 Well known local man lying slmt-1 RUSSIANS ATTACKING ALONG tered by German shell in England, who was recommended by his officers for j WIDE FRONT ON NORTHERN LINES w; Is the Victoria Cross, most coveted hon- or of a British soldier. CP. BRUCE DAIS "Rumanian Resistance in the South is Stubborn But Apparently of Little Avail Against Overwhelming' German Offensive. Popular General Becomes Head Canadian Britain Ottawa, Ont., Dec. 1. The appoiir1- E. W. Tur- Berlin, via Sayville, Dec. 1. manian defensive positions in Ru- country uiaocs. Tho railroad running' the Was Recommended For Coveted Honor By Col. Daly, Who Calls Him Hero mountain district east of tho Alt Riv- er now are more and more 'under I creasing pressure of General Von Fal- kenhayn's advancing says the Overseas News Agency. After the victory near Tigveni, on November 2Gth, the fate of the long defended position at Curtea de 'Arses was doomed and there, the' monument That Corp. Bruce Dayies, hero of tho baitie of St. Eloi, where he re- ceived 52 wounds, which resulted in the amputat'or knee, was strongly recommended for the Victoria Cross by Lieut.-Col, P. ,T. .Daly, 0. C, iilst Battalion, is the information conveyed in a letter re- ceived today from Bruce by Mayor Hardie. TJie letter enclosed a copy of a personal from Lieut.-Col, Dal> now in chaise of the 27th .Bat ialion, to Erucgin "Condon. So far the boy of whom is so proud has received neither the V. U. nor the. C. "Jr., .although.- ft Relieved ho has "beeh'.'recoinriierid.ed fbii'thejiatter, as he was mentioned in dispatched af ter tho'battle'of-St-Eloi. Lieut.-Col.. Daly's letter follows The 21, 19] G. Deal mat leceived a letter from your Mrs. MOB; of Lethhridge, telling me you are still in hospital. Well, my hoy, I am truly sorry for your had luck. You were one of my best men, aut! if I may say the 'bravest boy I ever came across, and I have no hesitation in saying that you won and" deserved the V. C. at times to my know re. the' mom of the lute King Carol, .of Rumania fell into possession of General Von Falkenhayn. In southern General Von MacKensen's armies are advancing ir- resistably, continues the Overseas i in Dobiudja the M t' e Bdigaiurr tosothe ith Tuikisji ar tillery, repulsed Russian Buclniest is declared to be ing into a uai camj) Half the popuja lion has alretuj Isft Rumanian capi tal, accoidmg to reports published yy the Swiss new spapeie the Berne Canadi firmed this morning by the military .department. Geneial Turner, who Detective E. P Schoeppe of the. at- Iliad In 'charge the second Canadian tornej denarment moseyed Division in Iiance succeeds Biiga ment of Jlajor-General R. vv. it net, as the officer commanding the ledge. It-is regrettable tha you did di-an forces Jn England, is con- not set it when I so strongly recom- SWAPPING MONEY RATE! London, Nov. 29.-f-It that a meeting is being held todaj at the Bank of of: the American exchange committee -which has in charge arrangements for the ad; justment of exchange Big Rules for the Close of the Offers in the Contest Thiee Important Offeis Close at 9 o'clock iWioirow Extra Vote Cash Offer and This Week's Regular Vote to Make This Your Your "Banner Will Be Many Votes Ahead by Doing So IE. yo.ii -are. figuring on entering. the Prize Contest ._ and competing for oije of the free prir you will be wise in getting started'at once and get >our share of the last extra cluh v'ote 'ballots, for thyre wif be no more after Saturday, and you will "findi that you have !ost valuable ground for the big prices if you fail to got your share of these extra hal Read the, full. details of this lib ,eralivote offer the regular contest page, and we 'believe l see the necessity of getting vour start no la tor IhuTi iFiia ai> Better to Have If one of _ have worked 011 the contest, take this excellent !iit of advice ba too self con fident It will be far better to-havc too many than not enough uhen the judges count the votes to decide upon the prize winners It may ba that tije of-your bo or lost for you by lust orie more of the'extra ballots It will be too late to make lost time when the ueen announc ed, and some one else carries off the prize you had set your; li'eart'On. The best advice anyone .could give you is to keep everlastingly at it and secuie share ot extia club Jjal lots while they are still to" be'hdd. Closing Rules of tne Offers 1. All candidates' may" :up to 9 o'clock'tomorrow'night on the three special of f .the last cxtrit club vote offer, the special cash oifer, and regular vote schedule. 2 City candidates must mail their results so that thtu letters will reach us on the first delhpry of mail Men "rlfly-" atiornii-igr do not Jvrfng them in at which time the contest 3 Out of town. niay wowk up to the last mintlte' tif the ofj for with city candidates mail their results the close of the offet We will makq! due allowances for mail arriving, fi om into town yesterday and five victims appeared before Magistrate Ei ton this morning charged .with "infractions the Liquor 'Act, He made) tho rounds of the Southard Block where there are gathering in a "big showing In a few. .minutes. -Hugh Boyle and Joe Miehelson had 13. bot- tles of rxc- in suit cases in their room-, It cost them each to have it there, as is a public place. 0 OlEon_Jmd an ounce or so leit iinkilled in the 'bottom of a bottle. It didn't seem anil Qle thought was pretty steep, foivsuch a: wee drap, but the magistrate had no op- tion but to impose the A: Leeds also had an ounce of the.-pain killer, and it was an ounce too. uiuclii It cost, him T T Riley 33j Hh St S said he as a pool iiiin and couldn t to he off atteiuhng court b 11 bottles Of booze supposed liis wore produced. He is going to fight the case" which will be heard next' Wed nesday. Rilcy is out on declares tho booze was -bought- and left there, by his partner who is.. out on a threshing gang. rd- ut dier-General J. C. MaeDougall, who is leturning fo Panada MacDougall, before the wari'jyas a member of the headquar- ters staff. Tle_probably as signed to new 'duties in Canada. Gen- eral iTurner is generally recognized as one cf best soldiers of the. higher rank. He a promi- nent of Quebec City be- fO'Q the He is i son Hon Richard Turner, who. was for-a-num- ber'of "-years a member of the legis- laTure'. No Word ha'a-been, received here as-to who will-succeed General Turner. Tlie appointment will be is likely that O'ne of tile brigade commanders will General Turner went to the front as brigade commander in. the first Canadian7 overseas battalion, which was-.under the command of Genera? Alderson 4 lines the trair service not'dally. St. Paul, Minn., Dee. germ believed to be the causative agent gf been isolated at the Mayo clinic In Re Chester, Minnesota, by E. C. and his associates, Dr. E, B. TO.VS of Beatan and DP G W, Wheeler of York City, according to the announcement made in the. St. Raul Dispatch.; It is no sefcret, adds the Dis- patch, that >fhce the isolation of the germ many experiments look- ing to the perfection of the vac- cine or lerum, for its prevention, have been mndt at RocheiUrr Another man of the 20th Battery tjje .first artillery unit to leave Letli- wounded in the Dmer J Flower, bridfee, has been fighting in Prince who came here with his brother to Bund and accommodation in Jrollej cars a'reatiy limited General Ber- thelot, French militaij atiaglst, with the Rumanian airnj, and jttiief of po lice1 of Bucharest, aiq reported Lokal to igsu6d an or der directing the majority'1 OC popula- tion of the canital, especially -women and children to the- p-scincts of the fortress of Bucharest, cyrlthln- five days. It is be transported at .public. to mended you, and you-wore the first on my. list. Sly leaving the battalion five days'afterwards to take command1 of the 27th did not give me any more say [with the 31st.; I am speaking to j m the morning and I will see Nfl AppropriaHon, Till End of B. Ry. Proceeded With tainly have the Write me a iline if you and if I can do am thing foi A on I "will I have often spoken of you and asked after jou from Slat I shall think for jour at St Lloi wab Ottawa, Dec. 1. Work on. the land canil ivill be stopped during De ___ so prominent jnd magnificent that I cember said the Hon Frank Coch can never forget I trust aud mmistei of railways and canals, pray that you will soon rerover. With today, adding m> warmest regards, uear Davies 'The reasons are the shortage oE I remain, laboi, the fact that all available mone> lours trulj is needed for wai and the further fact (Sgd P T Dalyf Lt Col 27th Batt that the work has so Ear proceeded on s; the first four that tho whole ork can be tompleied at onde, when it is i ecommended It is general! believed here that the work has been suspended for the duffe the 'The estimated cost of Ihe Welland canal is The saving on capital aear Work on tlie Hudson Bav railroad and terminals will not be stopped because ot deterioration which must result owing to tlie nature ttfe work and climatic cdnditions the country To what extent itt wil _ be cai tailed, however has not' yel been determined The Halifax ter 1 'Shipping cii work will be continued as also Kiitish Admiralty Wains Ships to Avoid Regular Channels of Atlantic New York-. Dec. last to Galatx, and Jassy is declared to be taxed beyond its capacity, and addi-. tional travel to those cities is not; permitted. All persons remaining in Bucharest will be employed for military and sun-- itary duty and from November 20, all food supplies are reported to have' been taken under control military officers to be dealt out by them to the- public daily. According to this report, every in- habitant more than 16 years old must report at military headquarters, where the decision is. given as to how long they may remain in Bucharest. Attack oh Wide Front Sofia, Dec. Russians are at- tacking incessantly arid in great force alone" the eastern Transylvania front in au effort to relieve the Humanians, according to an sued by the war office. The 'statement follows: "Between '.Uzul valley and' the Tartar pass the tiussians lontmue Ihoir attach relief of the much harassed Romanians using great masses men.. The armies of-'Gear aials Vr? and Koevea-, on almost whole front were day ana night struggling stubbornly con- stant eneraj attacks At poirts there hand to hand fight ing. The Russian onslaught failed with slight local can- not alter the fact that the. enemy's7 great sacrifices were again yesterday: in vain. Again the battle continued. Attack on Wide Front Beilin via Sayvillp Dec 3 sians and Rumanians made violent at- tacks ovei a Iiont of neai ly 200 mileSj the war office anhouhc- Their efforts are characterized as 'waste of blood and-ammunition, and it is said, they gained no import ant advantages The advance on Bucharest contin- ues notwithstaudiag the resistance ot the- Rumanians. 'von MacKensens torces, which crossed the Danube, are approaching Argeshu river. _ in the direction of Bucharest. Thursday the Rumanians suffered losses The Teutonic forces took prisoners and 21 cannon An offensive movement m Dobrudja Tiiursuay uv Russians and Rumanians, made mdijded at tacka on the Bulgarian left wing, the dffice announces The attacb broke under Bulgarian fire messages warning allied shipping to avoid the regular sjteamship lanes be caiisc of !the reported1 presence of-Ger man submarines" on .this side of the Atlantic, had been sent out fffiSfliS -SSt' B S wmmded, both having, the i to have that ladio will the- harbor worlc elsewhere There same Initiale' MARKETS Spot wheat tbcal track wheat December wheat May wheat Local track oats December oats December flax 1795s "The warnings i come from cruisers patrolling the .coast and ,lhe .British government stations at Bermuda and Halifajt, and were similar to those which have been sent broadcast for the'last feV weeks. 'Foreign shipping, according to re received heie, again yesterday avoided the regular lane oft Nan molded the regu: tucket shoals lightship where n 53 operated October 8th the 1 WEATHER Fcreca.t. Generally fair and mlW. SAM JOY RIDING Buftalo, N Sam Hughes, ex minister ot qtllitla. for Ca nada loft Buffalo Wednegday by auto- for city will be no anpropimtlon ior the Wei land cannl on next yeafs estimates Meloouriie Auy Dec the igreement whicli ended the-coal tnln ers strike, the miners are assured eight hour daj and the abolition of double ahltts The owners are com )ensate3 by increase in selling prices The settlement' caused intense relief hroughout the foe ederal authoritit 9 will remaig in rol of distribution, until (Kit; put becomes norlial d London, Dsc. Rotterdam dispatch to the Times says that General Von Blume, In Koelsniche Volks Zcitung, Indicates that the central powers intend permanently to annex parts of Rumania, for the purpose of protecting the Bagdad route securing a permanent additional corn supply Fat is, Dec 1 's official r6- port says there Vas no change during he night In the situation on the from n France I v Off London, Dec he enemy attempted to raid1 our, tren flics south of Neuve Chapclle. but wai driven saya today's official' re" >ort from the Franco-Belgian front 'South of tArmentlerea the -.enemy's line was entered In places durinf the night f "Beyond the usual'activity there. ht lothlni to report.'' i ;