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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 2, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIII. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1915 NUMBER 299 SUDDEN PEACE AMONG THE POSSIBILITIES Western Provinces Again Ask For Natural Resources Will Also Co-operate'to Establish Much Needed Institutions-Uniformity in Text Books Agreed Upon Winnipeg, Man., Dec. thrso prairie provinces will make another effort to secure their- natural re- sources, now held from them by the Dominion- government. in a conference held in Winnipeg of the premiers of the three prairie prov- inces, it was decided to take ,up the Under tfie proposed arrangement it was tentatively decided that all deafi and dumb children in wnslnrn Canada should he provided for in the Manitoba school for the deaf, and that all incor- rigible boys should he placed in the in- dustrial training school at Portage La Prairie. AS the Alberta government question with the- Dominion premier, j lias an agreement with the province of A further communication setting I Nova Scotia for the care of its deaf May Be Against France- British Troops Have Already entered Monte- negro. London, Dec. events in .the Balkans arc apparently in a transition1 stage which may preface another German offensive, but wheth- er this will be made against the Franco-British troops which hold all that remains of Serbia or against the j Hussians, should they launch an at- tack against Bulgaria from the east, the present situation gives no, indica- tion. A Saloniki dispatch reporting the withdrawal of Field Marshal Von Slackenzen's forces- from the Serbian front to the Bulgarian is inleroret- cd in some quarters as confirmation of the second alternative.' AVith Priz- rend in Bulgarian hands both Austro- Germans and B.ultjarians have furmal- vly announced the completion-of their 'Serbian campaign.p ..Vienna officially (estimated, the cap- ture of more than yO.ltflO Serbians by Von Koevess' army during the month of .'November alone. More- over, -it .seems certain .that, the Serb- rians, .over'.' -the -Albanian mountain Pfissef encumbered by civ-' and. niade .more difficult hySvintry were 'leave beliirid them'a large part "J-'ot .their .-qqiiipmeiU including more artillery, motor cars and .other''transports.-' Germans are' how engaging: Montenegrins on the .negrin 'frontier, and at heavy cost have penetrated some distance beyond this struggle is not comparable ..to-tlie serious and san- guinary fighting which marked the the Serbian campaign last month and which has almost ceased, Troops Paris, Dec? of Ital- ian troops were landed at Avlona, Al- T liania, on Tuesday, according to in- formation from a reliable source in Athens, a dispatch to J-e Temps from the Greek capital says. forth the views of the three western provinces, was dispatched to Sir Hob- ert Borden. Policy of Co-Operation For some time past the govern- ments oE the provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba have had consideration the advisability of adopting a policy of co-operation regarding the establishment and main- tenance of certain charitab'ie and oth- er institutions, which are required to take care of the growing needs of the west. Col. Cruickshank Inspects With Type of Men Uql.'Cruikshauks, D.O.C. of Military of the four prorinces not Inter than September 1, 1917. (C'OXTINUEU ON ti) SIR E. CARSON MAY LEAD NEW NATIONAIPARIY 10 LOAN TOM 110 Ottawa, Ont., Dec, tions totalling have been received, it was announced today for-the Canadian war loan. Athens, Dee. 1, via London, Dec. .'of 'Austria' and Germany have the Greek government, according to Neon that If the demands of the Quadruple Entente are. grant- ed, the Central Powers "will cease to consider. Greek Macedonia as friendly, territory." Still Negotiating Notwithstanding all the Entente ne- gotiations at Athens the situa tion remains much as it -was a month ago. It-MS clear that Greece has de- termined not or'with- draw hei arm> from Salomk-J Though a deadlock seems-to have .been each- ed, negotiations are still under uaj Winnipeg Women Also Send Appeal Winnipeg "Man Dec 2 tive of the local council .of women tclcgiiplicd to the denart children, and us Saskatchewan recent- ly established a school of its own at Ttcgina, it is not nuuessary so far as these provinces are concerned .that Uie new arrangemeru can become ef- fective until Septeifipr, 191C. As in regard to Dirigible girls, it was agreed that scliool, somewhat similar to that of Portage la Prairie for boys, should be establish- ed in Manitoba, to be available for District No. 13, visited Lethbridge to- daj' ia connection with the Kiltie regi- ment, and has arranged for Lieut. Thurber, a fully ana t if led officer, who is at present, at Curdston, to come to Letlibridge to act as instruction offi- cer for the? Kilties, until other ar rangements -'are made, and the other officers are'-appointed. Col. Cruikshanks arranged also that recruiting be conducted for the Kilties at all points south of High River, save at Medicine Hat. The officer is particularly pleased with orospccts for the Kilties, and is also pleased with the recruits that .have-already signed on. This-afternoon Co'i. Cruikshanks in- spected the barracks of the 3'Jtli Bat- tery, at' the Exhibition grounds, and returned to Calgary on the afternoon tram. Vulcan, Dec. 2. This progressive town is generous. Last night a paT j triotic mass meeting was held here and after addresses had been given by James MciNaughlon "U P P and A. Buchanan, M. P. oi Lethhridge, subscription cards "were passed abound the audience and unen t ej" had been am' counteii it -ft as i6uritt that over a thousand dollars had teen subscribed. This is the most gener- ous response to the appeal of tlie Pa: triotic Fund at any in the smaller towns of the .south since the campaign started; Vulcan is confident that it will raise 000 be- London Dec 2 received fore the canvass is completed. .There' H0ard of Trade during was a fine crowd at the meeting. tell oi the sinking of 53 British M Trail manager ol the Bank of steamers with a total net tonnage of Hamilton, president of the -local with the loss of 464 lives. In branch of the fund, was in the'chair. t.he same period, the loss was re- lii addition to the addresses there ported of 35 British sailing vessels were excellent musical Of tonnage, with six lives So far as the figures show, onl> 20 of the steamers were sunk by. German warships and ten bv mines but Mo Be a Good Fellow Now THE EASIEST THING in the world is to make a good fellow of your- self by bringing happiness to some one less fortunate than yourself. You will be surprised to find how easy it is, and how much pleasure it will bring you, as well as those you cheer. The Herald, in its annual appeal for the kiddies who are looking forward with innocent faith, but with little prospect, for ihe coming of Santa Glaus, offers you an opportunity of joining the ranks of the Goodfellows this Christmas, A dollar bill will go a long way. .It will furnish a big Christmas surprise' for some little lad or lassie who may not otherwise have known the joy of Christmas. Turn in your dollar to the Herald Christmas Fund today. The fund is to be turned over to the Nursing Mission, whose officers know perhaps better than any others just where the money will bring the most cheer and the greatest comfort. There are children this year who will hang up their stockings and will receive abundantly of the good things of Santa. There are other little ones, however, who will hang their stockings up just the same, but who, through family misfortune, may be deprived of the happiness that should be the children's lot at Christmastide. Don't let these little kid'' dies find empty stockings, Your dollar will help a lot. Be a good fellow NOW. BRITISH LOSSES ML BRITISH BOATS IS VERY HEAVY W. A. Howes and Miss McEwanyVul- can is prospeiitt Ml the merchants report' business unusually_______ ;ood. The crop raised in the district- op the'lives lost were on averaged very high G. Marnoch Is Italy Agrees To Proposed for the Agricultural Council sunk by. German warships. steamers Stay With Allies Till the Finish mcnt of juslire at Ottawa asking that senUncc of death passed upon London, Dec. Daily News John) "coirespondent this morn in V mating of Unionists titld Wednesday Lord Charles Beres. Jennu, Ilawkes m be ford presiding the object of.muted founding a National party in parlia- with .Sir .Edward Carson as its leader. 'Subsequentl) I old Charles agreement oi the other entente al- lies not to conclude a-separate peace sax s a Lilian dispatch to the Matin Sir Edward had conversation with Liberals liirr'y DaUiel and Sir Arthur Markliam. 'Other members of both sides were also the majority oi the memo rs ire as> unaware ot new Mrs com LINER STRANDED London, .Dec. Wilson liner aml Marengo, from Men lork for Huil stranded on the Goodwin Sands, BIG OAT YEDS AT" Alagralb Dsc I two of the licit yields o! oats register ed in Hn ariso for which onlj diplomats and statesmen can be blamed Public opinion not tolerate peace without knoyl- edge." FOUR NEW Ottawa Out Dec Govern or General signed an. order-in- councU filling four of the VE cancies in the Senate The new sen ators are Soeaker Snroule of the House ot Commons John AfHne Hamilton, Charles P Beaubien, Montreal and Hon John McLeamot- member of the gov- ernment of Prince Edward Islandt Richard Blam of Peel probably be the Hew speaker of the House of Commons to fill out the present par-y; hamentarv term although the J r Armstrong Fast Lambton, Is mentioned, line on trial for. conspiracy to i leceivc ind defiaud the Cnit d Stitns r, government as to the jury at i 2.-15 6'elftck this afternoon. Mines Have Busiest Season In Years-Big Pay Roll Ihe mines ol the Luhbndje dis per Flic pics-nt at in I to meet llic dcimnd Conscquenth tnct art in the oi one o! the estimate totals oath month some i are steel irg up busiest sc-isors thej Ime known foi thing close to S150 000 Ihe two Gait mines arc cmplojmi, some years urders piling in on The ficl that ticre is ver} little it the present ibout 3iO men anJ Uhcm from lo and m spit" eoal in stock on tie accounts nreHurnmp till about 1700 tons i of the fact that the piesent pa) roll for the briskness o! the trade one of the largest knoun thi. for the mines Dealers ever) I Fli" Coilnurst collieries report tint mines are hating i strenuous time where are short on stock, inri should' hive nearly 500 men at keeping up with the business and in a cold spell come on tbr prunes, tno work, 'hen output reaches some cis-s are behind 5 or 6 weeks in stock in hand would not be ufficient uuen SOO and 1000 ton rfavi) in sight. Nominations will be held between 11 ind 12 on Mondav morning next it the office of the ciU clerh Nom mations m the other towns ind cities in Alb rta aie ilso hemg held on that day MORE STEAMERS SUNK, fj London, Dec more BntUll steamers, Colenso and Orange Prihd hue been sunk presumably by man submarine-. as'nngton, Dee 2 Lan be- HI'S innounced loda) that members of Their part} planning to sail their 01 tiers In order lo increase lite output to itb gicitest pos ible Vnavi- mnm, miners been brought in from B C ami oilier places, and ev MARKETS Oeccmbei wheat en more mui tould be usW thin aic May wheat at present employed, for there has December proved to be a consideiable scarcity December flax of miners There aie now emplojed in the two Gait mines, the Coalhurst. mines, and .over Speaker of the H.use of the Chmook-mme., nearly 1700 men and the of these >nlines reaches now something like 3000 tons WEATHER High......... Low FortCMt: Fiir and rnild. payroll approxiniAtplj will run S40.000 for the. next month. The Chinook mines' have over 104J8 men eniplojed ind aic putting out 107S6 -ibo'it 130 tons dnil) Iheir payroll monthl) inns ahoul S18 OOii The 13334 mineS have iccuitl) brought 100 men irom H O and irt arrang- ing; to increase the output The mines at Tabei also report the chartered by 1 ord will not lie gnen pissports to 200 belligerent tountries, but to neutial slalns in pjiiiopo Spy Executed Dei, 2 ivliose name .u...w wab not made public was executed by business terj brisk, hunorot shooting todaj according to official men being cinploi cd in the mines in j nnnoiuiccn ent given by Ihc BnU that vicinity. isli official mess bureau. RICHAdD For I'ecl, likely to lie I of the Ctntdlan Hotue of r1 to succetd Pi1.' ;