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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 5, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIII. ALBERTA, MONDAY, DECEMBER 6, 1915 NUMBER 302 NO PEACE E IS France Will Not Yield Till Alsace and Lorraine are Recovered and Belgium and Serbia are Restored Paris. Dec. will not make peace until Alsace and Lorraine are won, Belgium and Serbia restor- ed, and "German imperialism and Prussian militarism are put beyond the possibility oi Al- ins else but an early conclusion of the war. The return oi Count Al- bert Apponyi from 'Copenhagen is eagerly awaited. He has been taking part in the lied Cross conference and also had an unofficial mission regard- ng peace possibilities. The Hungar- bort Thomas, under secretary ot war, I ian Grand Lodge 01 Masons lias_vot- laid yesterday The declaration of M. Thomas is attaining widespread at- ed to begin ceaseless work in favor _.............4 .of peace. The feminist society at a tention as it is the first slate-! meeting held in honor of the late responsible cabinet of-j James Kier Hardie, h; meals from has issued an ap- the ficcr concerning the attitude of Government in regard to peace. Allies Must Dictate London, Dec. Germany can have peace as soon as she likes, says the Post editorially, hut only on the terms ot the allies. "The Right answer to the German peace tlw. editorial con- tinues, "is for the allies to determine shall he the terms of peace to be dictated when the right moment conies, ase. of Great Britain, rcp- peal for peace on economic grounds, stating. "We have had enough mur- der and starvation." Hun Scheme Clear The Times' in an editorial on Ger- man peace talk declares that Ger- nian manoeuvres are'perfectly trans-1 parent. The German government, says i the Times, hopes to sow distrust among the allies, attract sympathy t of soft-hearted neutrals and assuage increasing disappointment among thej masses of their countrymen. The Times is convinced .that none THI5 DKIVE OA LEHET IN SIGHT: IS German Held artillery advancing toward Grins line to help Von Hindeuburg continue his fruitless battering against ihu Russian defences before Dvinak. CANADIANS VERY BADLY CUT UP Ottawa, Dec. It 1s here I hat the 1st division of the Canadians in France has been very badly cut up In lighting- the past day or two. No par- ticulars have vet come through. This division is commanded by Brig.-Gencral U ,7 D 1 1 1 tt'111 Ull: G'irnet Hiijrhes. son of Sir Sam Hughes. The minister ot militia hnnselt Das spite diplomatic parleys am of reports of successful si remains undeveloped. Russian Troops Still Waiting for Word to Traverse Roumanian Territory- Serbs in Precipitate Flight London, Dec. solution lias yet been reached oi affairs in the Bal- kans. The Russian troops, though ion? poised ior action near iroii- tier of Kumaiim have not yet. so iar as is known, Icit their own territory. ler to Greece, discussing the situa- tion at some length. Since most of the questions pend- ing, says the [tenter's correspondent a military nature general that I the impression is solution depends upon the. decision 110 THREE CANDIDATES IN RACE FOR ALL SCHOOL BOARD VACANCIES ARE FILLED Municipal nominations throughout ert Scott and Prank Colpman. "In the resentatives from overseas Dominions of these hopes will must he called into council." says that the allies The Post's Budapest correspondent ly what are the conditions and Uwells on the peace talk, there. "In conditions on which they will political circles in the cuss peace ami they are correspondent'says, "One hears noth- agreement on these conditions. Alberta took place today, the majority of points having vacancies on council schoo, boards, man, of which are '.Berlin, Dec. Berlin have .no information that the recall of Cnpt. Karl Boyed and Capt. Franz Von Pa- pen, .German naval :and .mili- tary attaches at. Washington, For the purpose of looking into the matter of quartering the Kilties at the exhibition grounds, together with the 39th .Col. Weatherbee of Calgary, who lias .charge, of matters of this nature, was in the city to- '.day, and onHhe feasibil- ity of finding quarters ior the 113th at" the. grounds. There is understood to be plenty "of accommodation at the grounds, the only .question being the best available location. Two regular officers are now in charge of the Kilties Lieut Frame being sworn on this morning and Lieut rhorbei from Cardston who is to he senior officer at present, be- ing sworn on this afternoon Ihe battalion non numbers U7. I he latest recruits are Walter u right, American; R; R. Henderson, Welsh; L Highlowe American A Jamie- son. Canadian.; .R. D. Muxworth, English James Gerwar 4mencan; Call Smith American C G njod British West Indies Magrath Expects to Raise For Patriotic Fund Magrath Dec lost night's special meeting of the Patriotic Fund Committee, President -Fred Karrnn announced that had bran .sub- scribed and nearly all of that- amount paid in No svstematu, or extensive cam isb has been made of the dis- trict j et but i ilh this snug sum as a start ofliceis of the committee feel of raising before the end of the rear. -The real campaign w oik will he preceded bj a grand pa- tuotic ball to be next Friday night in the hall. High school girls will act as ticket sellers and in order to better stimulate com- petition a handsome cash prize will h( T he P vtnolic Committee aie busy wolkmg on an evening's en- says that the allies know quite Mclamatioii, the -gen- Ural feeling through the country ap- in perfect' Paring to be that an election is un- desirable. In Lethbridge there will be a .con- test for the position of public utilities commissioner, this being the first election since the formation of the government. The retirmg commissioner is Arthur Reid. The new man will go in for a three, year term. School board elections are uy accla- mation. "The nominations are as follows: Public Utilities M. FREEMAN, nominated by Rob- DO NOT KNOW OF RECALL RE-ELECTED! Calgarj, Dec 6 Dr II C tobtel- lo was lo-electcd: mayor -of- Calgary by acclamation Commissioner: A, CJ- Graves was also re-elected by accla- mation. There are thirteen candidates for eight seats in the city council and candidates for. four on the school hoard. The hospital aid srpaiate school hoards were .re-elected by clamation. A very distressing case of. suicide is reported from Staunton, six miles W. L. McKENZIE, nominated by A. Williamson and A. E. Humphries. ARTHUR REID, nominated by May- or Hardie, S. J. Shepherd and S. S. Public Schoo! R. P. Wallace and K. D. Johnson, by acclamation, two year term. Mr. Wallace nominated by J. G. Robertson and Nelson, Mr. John- son by Jas. Rose, Geo. Kerr and J. D. Hlglnbotham. Separate School E. Kennedy and E. .1. English, by ac- clamation, Vtwo-year term. Both pres- ent members of the boarrl. Mr. Kennedy -Dominated .by J. K. Smith' and T. Ryan. Mr. English by A. V. Gibbons and V. Gallway. Mr. Wallace of the public school goes back for another term. Mr. Johnson, a new man, takes the j place of J. D. Higinbothaul. Very little interest was displayed in nominations, but it is likely the con- test for commissioiiersbip will warm up as the week, goes by. Mr. Free- man' has a meeting scheduled for Tuesday evening in Bergman's hail, North Ward, when he will make the first public announcement of Ills plat- form. It is possible joint meetings the three candidates will be held. Elections are to be held in the city next Monday between the hours of 9 aim. and S p.m. The polling places will -be in Westminster school for districts AA, A, and B, in Central Father Sptmer. J. Barrcau, J. MacCourt. Hospital Board (acclama- J. McXceley, A. Lepage, B. T. Hopper, E. J. Fe wings. At Redcliff Mayor R. J.. Bott, acclamation. Four' to be elected. I-I. Ireland, E. Crowe, P. Lavalle, G. Lydiatt, W. Keats, W. Hall. School Hoard, W. J. Hays, L. Barber, G. Patterson. Mayor Henry Too Mayor Henry, of Edmonton was re- elected by acclamation. Big Field at Cardston Cards ton, Dec. There is a big field of candidates for both council am! board here. For mayor Rumania's policy still is one oE wav- and the Greek situation, dc- id all sorts ;ettlement, According to latest reports from Athens both the entente of powers and the Greek government are holding their the Italian army. ground, the entente reiterating its I as gratifying demands, and Greece refusing to make j solidarity of tie uiilei concessions inconsistent with her soy- it is hoped by .the i'.r; orcign rights. An ollicial communication has been issued at Athens to the effect that the Greek press docs not represent the views of the government which is said to he "optimistic rc- sardiiia; a successful settlement but thf war council ;it Paris. The war council in Paris on Sabur- (iay, together with the text of adhesion io the pact oi Londoa, agreeing not to conclude peace, and the arrival in Paris rti General Porro, secoiil in commanl c! regarded 1'pre ..lie increasing allies, ard the griiund for this optimism which has failed to impress the "newspapers and public cither at Athens or in London, is not given, i-Temier, Skouloudis again- conferred Sunday with Kmi; tons t. in tine, afterward received the French minis- this closer union will soon !iear iruu in a more Balkan campaign Pursuing Serbians Ihe Bulgarians cuntc the fur- ther pursuit of forces through Albanian territory. The retreat of. the Serbians is reported to have assumed tlte character of a flight along the Deh-Drini River tmvard Scutari. Further north the Austriaiis ipport tint the light- ing on their frontier, have been re- pulsed after offering violent resist- ance. Nineteen Days to Christmas oji PAGE" 3) i PLOTS 10 Thc Herald CKristmas fund now totals On i Saturday -several more subscriptions were received and the goodfellows' club is grow- ing. Help it grow some day. Contributions to date are Nobleford, friend A. M. Marshall H. 00 Jas. Thompson City Friend S1 Previously Acknowledged There are mothers and fathers in this city who fear the coming ot Christmas day because then circum stances are such that thei cannot pro vide the good cheer for the family There and girls eager foi Santa Olaus' visit but unless the Goodfellows get bus> they may be San Flancisco Gal Dec. passed by. Federal Grand Jury, is expected to i Surely all the Goodtellows want resume its investigation today in tlte Christmas 1915 to he a daj of bap- -PLANTS repore rom a, Ior UISLMIJIS v m.u jj, west of Monarch. Mrs. llobt. Blacn. the vacanl store at 1257 6th avenue who had been a patient in the Gait g for district B. hospital for some weeks, suffering I from typhoid fever, had gone to her school for districts C and D, an.l at alleged ermin dynamite plots 'to piness for all. Then if jou feel that ac- lilei Her husband had gone awav to work on a threshing, outfit, on the urging of his wife, who" thought it needless for him to remain at home. On Saturday afternoon, a neighbor calling at this little-shack'where the Blacks lived, found Mrs. Black hang- ing lifeless, her head in the noose of rope which had heen attached, to school board, hy acclamation, B Naliler, J. W. Evans, Geo. T. ffride. At Magrath JIagrath, Dec. Not- one nomina- tion was received tor schcol board here today, although there arc two vacancies. For council J. T. Hcnne- ger, Chas. Karren and J L. Citt destroy munitions plants in Un-' way hand over a few dollais to the ited States and ships hearing supplies Herald's Christim fund The monej to the entente allies. Interest in pro- wm get to the right spot It -Bill pro ceedings of the inquisitors is height- Vide dinners and tovs, happiness and ened the fict that since their last j0yt gladness and amusement, laugh session an a Idiiioi itrest has hejn smjies. What a fme return made here, that oi Baron George WH-.'for a little monei helm on BnncKen is chared Don't he too late earls and with attempting to destroy commerce as as you but glie with the allies. Yon' Brincken is out on'SlOIO.OO hail. took place i after it had been held that lie was not as he claimed a military at- tache of the Ceimin Consul-General and hence not immune from, arrest. a rope which had lieen attacuea. TO ger, as. ar an the top of a door. She had -adiber- are placed in office .by acelamation. ately taken her life. Word was At Pincher Creek brought into Monarch and Coroner Humphries was summoned from Leth- bridge. After making inquiries he rie- Foremost, ihe live town on Hit nownm0touch'wilhPthRe ouSdfw'orld cided an inquest was unnecessary.: long Sauce phone The govern-. Mrs. Black had lived in.the mmtSione builders finished then five years. She was a native of Scot- work o eMend ng the sjstan io that land, and was about 27 years otap, min last week and the connection Her husband is a stone-cutter and afcompe 1 on Saturdaj 'loda, worked at the .Carries at Staunton Island, I until thev were'closed down.. Since dc south (torn Bow then he had been doing odd jobs the settlers cnroutc laborer. There was no family. Honor Memory of Brave Local Boy in Special Sunday Services iertainmeiil tint promises to be one! preaching of the district features of the season church The mcnion of t'red Macbeth, who has been killed in action in France, was honored at- special memorial ser- vices held at Knox chuHi last even- ing, the pastor, Kev Mi Denoon, GAS CD'S BIG PROFIT Octo- >J. her of last year until the end of Septdm'ner 1015, the Canadian Western Natural .Gas, Light, He't njid I tgbt Co made 871 ill net earnings from Its customers according to the fin- ancial statement issued by the board to the shaieholders by. Presldenl Pugeno Costo A the sermon Thi. large, filled to lapacltv The services were simple, but unpressrve Mr. Macbeth wa.f the first member of Knox church honoi roll to lay down his the front, and large num- bers of his mends and the friends of his bereaml lamily weic present 1o honor his mrmon pulpit uas draped with a Union Jack hound with hands of treiie, the organ loit railing being also draped The honor roll of the church, duoratihg the wall to the right oi the pulpit, was also draped. i During the service the choir ten- dered the nnthcin, "Stm of my and Mr. George Firming sang Iho in the ___ Eincher Creek, Dec., vacancies for council: and three public school board, only two candi- dates in each case have been .nomin- ated here. For council are, T. Lchcl and G. Aspey for public school, W. Foote, K. Henderson; for separ- ate school, T. Lebel, J. W. Harwood and Or. Dioimu, acclamation. At Carmangay Carmangay, Dec. of can (lidates here for council means an- other nomination. For three vacan- cies-only two, Geo. Buckley and R Mowat "were nominated. For school ioard there are T. B. Collins. H wowat and C. W. Folk, by acclfim iion. At Medicine Hat Medicine Hat, Dec. Rev. Mr. Denoon paid u fcelirig tri- held today arc: C. mile to the man who had giv; thonic, Nelson Spencer. Aldermen- en his life for his country. The pastol Ward One Jas. Ilerry, Dr. Matdon, took for his text the words of John aid. Ward Two T. Montgomery ind CHASED BY SUBMARINE London... Dee., Brit- ish steamer. Japanese Prince was recent y attacked hy a German submarine, 'but sue- ceeded in escaping from the under sea to infoima.tou received here to- Shanghai, Uf t, mutinous, crew of Chinese cruiser Cliao Hb' abandoned the vessel early ter it had been bombarded and set oh fire. A band of rebels attacked the arsenal at midnight, but was re- pulsed. The authorities now appear to complete command of the situation. Three of the mutineers were killed and live wounded. A Band of 30 or 40 rebels armed with rifles and bombs attacked Chapel sub-police station at four o'clock, this imorning. The rebels threw four bombs; -of which three exploded One policeman Mas killed and three weie wounded A. bodv of regular troops w as brought up qmckh ann rebels disappeat- St. Louis, Mo Dec 0 person London, Dec. their editorials the London morning papers express great disappointment at the severe check 01 the "Mesopotamia campaign, which thei admit preclude- aliv Tiros pect oi an earlv renewal of the ad Vance on Bagdad The Times says "Although British reinforcements are belieied to at hand, we think thai the nubile must make up its mind to await for a considerable time Mote the minarets of Bagdad are sighted bj British and proceeds to "Greater love hath-'no man than this, that'a man-lay dpwir his. life for his friends." The life of young Fred Macbeth, a simple, honest life, iif accord with the teachings oi a Christian G. Worthy. Ward Three Tlios. pen hale, J. W. Hamilton. Ward Four L. Lcveque by acclamation. 1'ublic School Trustees (two to hi W.' Bellamy (Labor) B F. Souch, C. J. Wilson, Mrs. U. S. Congress Opens Session To-day; Some, New Members home, and his gtalious death, light- liamson. Separate School, (acclama ing to maintain the ftctdom of his countrymen, was presented by. m......j____ the as'a rich example to the young men of the city, to those- who had enlisted, in that'll ex- ample of clean living and unfaltering determination, to keep and-to those who had not yet, joined the colors, as an example of-coiirage.and sacrifice in the voluntary filtering oi his lite for his country. Rev.'Mr. Denoon spoke of ON TAOE MARKETS December wheat May wheat December oats...... December flax 1.1454 .41% WEATHER 'forecast; and-mlld. v V. .50 .24 Washington, DJC., Dec. is in after a nine months recess. Both houses: re-assembled to- day marking the beginning of the Six. ly-fourth Congress. Much important husmess faces the members Since the givels last feli in the two many momentous questions 1m e arisen Overshadow- nb ml others are those caused, by iiin T nrouean but they do not be entire programme. In ,o the questions of national defense and revenues which fall na- turallj under the geneial head of pre- paredness the merchant marine and rural cfedils legislation promise to cominand much attention. Many In- vestigations centering mainly about wai problems are to be inaugurated, and an interesting fight win ensue In the Senate oter_a proposed closure liule compose t u killed yesttrdaj and more than cntlclze the conduct of the campaign, 100 passengers are said to been askmg uhj an attempt was made to injured, many. senouslj, in a head-on the at the end collision between two Illinois Central communications, fiOO miles m length, passenger trains at Densburg, Ills a division and upon 25 miles south of Sf Louis________[ gromidi, it w as decided to exchange the admittedlj strong position W KutrEl Vrnara for an open and popu- lous citj without natural and .ipparcnth thronged Turkish troops The editorial concludes with the stat'ment that a "valuable and enter- ing campaign has now been badly marred." The first business Injl'ore the was the election of A speaker, South Trimble, tho clerk called the body to Vder... Memhers then pro ceeded to the the speaker The Democratic majority made the re- election of Cliamu Clafk, of Missouri? a foregone conclusion Represents tive Mann, of Illinois, the Republican candidate for speakei, "vuis the choire of the Republicans for their leader Two hundred and twenty-nine Demo crats, 197 Republicans, Progres- sive, one Socialist, ohe Independent, and one vacancy, compose the uen house. The or more flepubh who went ago only to be returned to the lower house over Democratic opponents last fall, form ed an Interesting group Joseph G Cannon, former speaker of the House and now well on tottaiS 80 -years of (CoKTINUtD 02? PAJIf-S) cans of.the "old guald" down in defeat Ontario ex M.P. DeadatRegina Ilvgiua, Dec F of Martin, if North Wellington County, brother of ex-Mayor Robert Martin, and uncle to Jas Balfour, mayor, and W. M Martin, M P of died jesttrday morning at the a! hospital after a shoit-illneis Dur. mg the last lour veats had been farmuag with sons at Mr two and joicd until recently the very health Previous, to coming out he ropresentsd North Countj in the Federal House staunch Liberal. His teim 1911 and he aid not seek ;