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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 6, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta FLASH: LETHBBIDGE. ALBERTA WTJDNKSDAY, DECEMBER li, TJlf. BONAR LAW DECUNES-UOYlXGEORGE MAY BE PREMIER __ 1M More Amsterdam, via London, Dec. to advices receiv- ed by Hit; Telcgraaf from Ghent, more than citizens ol Ghent already have been deport- ed. Teutons Are Gradually Pressing Back Defending Forces of Rumanians and Russians i" RUSSIANS WIN IN THE CARPATHIANS French and Serbians Gain Fur- ther on West Front Marshal Von MacHensen's troops, advancing vic- toriously, approached the railway line running-northward from Bucharest to Ploechti, causing the Rumanians to evacuate their positions rprth of Si- naia. South of Bucharest the Teu- tonic troops have occupied other towns alona the River Alt, and are ndvanclnu toward the Rumanian capi- tal More than six thousand Ruma- nians were captured Tuesday. FURTHER RETIREMENT Petrograd, via'London, Dec. of the Rumanians In the Torgovlstea Ploechti sector, northwest of Bucharest, and along the railway from Tltli to Bucharest, Is announced in today's war office state IN CARPATHIANS Petrograd, via London, Dec. Russian forces attacking the Austro; German lines in 'the wooded Carpa- of'jab'ionitza, the war office announced today, but subsequently were shelled out of the position by hostile artillery Only scouting operations were reported elsewhere along the Russian RUSSIANS FAILED Berlin, via' Sayville, Dec tian troops again attacked yesterday In the Carpathian forsst north of the Tartar Pass, and in Ludova The war office report of today says new as saults of the Russians brought thorn no success The Russians made strong attack in Trotus valley, and succeeded in reaching the German second posi- tions. North of Oltuz Pass the Bus nan point of'support was charged. MORE SERB SUCCESSES Pans, Dec. progress has been made by ine Franco Serbian for- ces on the Macedonian front, the war efhce announced today. During Tues day's fighting prisoners to the num- ber of., 125 were taken. A violent ar- tillery engagement is in progress north of Monastir. Sofia, via London, Dec. re- pulse of allied attacks In Moglemca valley, east of the Cerna region, on the Macedonian front, is reported in the official statement inued by the war officeJoday. QUIET ON WEST London, Dec. following a the official" report of today from.ths Franco-Belgian front: "Aside intermittent' enemy (helling in the Ancre area there was nothing to re- port AIR RAIDS Paris, Dec.' announcement of the war'o'ffice thlt afternoon con- cerning the French' front ii limited to of aerial activity. The miners of the Chinook Coa Co. settled their local grievance yjs terday and are all back at work to day. it is learned today however, tha the .miners of the Canada West Coa Co at Tnbef have refused to .retur lo work as yet. The statement tha they were working yesterday was in meet So far nothing lias been heard from to the personnel of th commission to enoiiire into the cos Two Others of Speediest Type Have Left Kiel for Other Side of Atlantic TWO WERE CAUGHT BY BRITISH BOATS Pres. Wilson Takes Up Matter Strenuously With German Authorities ot living in District No 18, nor hav the'dates of the enquny in any-of the camps been set. (Spc-cial to thf Hoialu) Tabei, Dec is reported here contest? McLean, In addition to. Hon. Liberal, and T. O. lYltlJCllu, I Conservative, it is repoited that--! J MeLelliui, reeve of the ruial munici- pality of Euiefca, 'vill be m the held ai an independent candidate Mi Mc- Lellan has always been a very active Conservative Providence, R I, Dec Pro- vidence Journal says: "Wireless warnings recently issued to captains ot merchant ships m the western At- lantic wsre put .out by orders of. the British admiralty, with the full know- ledge tha.t there are now in the neigli borhood of the West Indian wateis, two large German submarines, which have been, here since the visit of tho V-oi, ami also because oE the know- ledge of the British aclmiraltj, two other German submarines of the new- est and speediest tjpe left Kiel tor the coast of tiie United States on No vembor o aud were able to ov- eiy effort that wai made to capture 01 sink them befoie the got out of the North Sea "The United States government has been lully informed of this situation anj President Wilson has made strenuous representations to Amlrass'ador Von Bernstorff con- cerning it. 'The Journal is able to state with authority that the plan of dispatching four of the new Gel-man submarines that ail four submarines lolt.Kiel on that date and different hours and I that two of them DAVID LLOYD-GEORGE Who will probably be entrusted -with the re-organization of the Brilish cabinet on a basis which will ensure a more vigor- ous niiresuihnf_the war. U.S. SHIP SUN] BY THE tha uvoem e tho same daj bv British iiestroyeis, Eschagne from Bordeaux. the other two safely away j r____________________________. New York, Dec. steamship John Lairfbcrt, listed in maritime register as a United States vessel, was shelled and k without warning by a German submarine off the Isle of Wight on November 22, according to members of the The United States citizens arrived here today on the French line steam Calgaiy, Dec. mquny mtd the increased cost of living, which was requested by the miners of tne dis tnct, will begin at 'the iaty council chamber on Friday morning next be- fore Mr Harrison, representing the omlmon labor department til this istrict. A complete inquiiy will be made and evidence will be taken from whole- saleis and retailers in the district It s expected that both miners and op erators will take part in the Inquiry It IB not yet known .whether or not II ill' be public. Sittings will also be held in Pernie and Lethbridge "Advices received bj the Bntisl admiralty -within the last week, it is now understood, malte it certain that one of these submarines was sighted jbout 60 miles off the coast of Her muda, heading north-westerly on the morning of Nov 17, and that a small British cruiser sighted another Ger man submarine, No about 25 miles from Port Antonio, Jamaica, but could not get within firing dis- tance of her until she had sub merged J' _ This Week's Triple Vote Offer is Almost (Gone-yClpaes Sat. Night Bie Prize Contest Is Fast Drawing to a Vote Otter Closes This Saturday-Special Cash Offer Closes Nexf Closes the Following Saturday. London, Dec 6 .Michael Rodzian- ko, president of the Russian' Duma, lias resigned on account of being in- unlteil'to the extreme right leader, 51. JMarkoff, according to a Heuter dis patch from Petrograd Markoff inter rupted M. Rodzlanko, calling him o "balling blackguard" M Hortzlanko explained tViat he, was deliberately in suiting the duma in the of its president, b'ecause the duma a lire vlous Sitting had insulted hifhMier nonages... Another dispatch ter'B from 'Petrograd said th Rodzlanko re-elected a vote ol 365 against 26. ap M SUB-WLITIA COUNCIL IS ABANDONED _____ London, Dec Geoige Perley's notice to the English X press concerning appointments published Tuesday, adds that the reorganization has lender- ed unnecessary the continu- ance of the overseas sulHmfll- tia council. Rio De Janeiro, Dec. ordinary activity has been noted for several weeks on board Ger- man ships interned here, accord ing to the Journal. Some of the vessels have been receiving pro- visions and coal, and others are clearing their decks. According to the Journal, there is every in- dication that the ships are pre- paring V set out secretly, in order to avoid requisition.1 j TURKS lOAM I BMM BABIES A A Boiiar Law Refuse's to Forma Government, and Lloyd-George Summoned to the Big Conference Is In Progress. A VIGOROUS WAR COUNCIL COUNTRY'S GREATEST NEED New Government Likely to Include Carson, Who With Law and Lloyd-George May Form the New British War Council. j London, Dec Westminster Gazette says that A. Bonar Law has declined the invitation of the King to form a cabinet, and that presumably David Lloyd-George would be I called in. ANOTHER AUTHORITY London, Exchange Telegraph company saysjt has authority for Bonar, Law has declined to form a government. LLOYD-GEORGE SUMMONED London, Dec King has sent for Mr. Lloyd-George.-1 LAW, LLOYD-GEORGE AND CARSON London, Dec. combination of Bonar -Law, George and Edward Carson seems indicated as a feature the possibilities for the new government. The Chronicle says: "It beemi lively to be almost entirely Unionist_in composition, ranking for most purposes as a Unionist ministry. Its first diffi- culty which, indeed, would confront any ministry except one on the lines of Ihe late combination, will be to get a majority in the House ot CONFERENCE AT PALACE London, Dec. receiving Lloyd-George, to whom presumably he offered the premiership, King George summoned to the palace several members of the recent cabinet in the hope of solving the crisis. Among those who attended were Andrew Bonar Law, A. J. Balfour, first lord of the admir- alty, and Arthur Hendersbnrpresident of the-board of education, and representative_of the labor party. Later Mr. Asqnith was summoned to a conference of ministers at Buckingham palace, PRESS COMMENT ON THE SITUATION London, Dee morning pap Just a Ifttle more tlian two weeks remain The Herald's big con- test. Just a few short VifceKs and you will know whether you will be proudly spinning alonr in the elegant seven-passenger studebaker, or the flve-pasaengei Chevrolet, or whether will be displaying to admiring friends a beautiful cabinet ol silver or a dining room aeff or a new kitch- en cabinet; or whether entertaining your fMSHy with a somo piano, graplwphoue, of some other prize won by in se- curing HeiaU subscriptions and re newals. Which of the prizes will be yours' Which one ,of them do }ou want? Thoio is not a single one in theilist that cannot be yours if make (he-proper effort to secure it This during the votes count up surprisingly. Never again during tho cSurte'Dt test will so man} votes be given for regulai subscriptions as will be allow- ed for subscriptions seemed by 9 pm. Saturdaj, Why not get real busy be- tween now and Saturday and see hoy many votes you can secure This is the time to lay big reserve force tor the finish Thit Week's -Trloled Schedule By Mail Out of Vote Schedule Sin Lethbridge Price months 800 12.00 16.00 -20.00 between Dec 1 One year Two years Three years Five years Triple votes arc also given for sec oni payments. Seo the guaranteo-oir tha regular contest page that this triple vote offer is absolutely the offer for the remainder Of the contest, Berljn. via London, Dec. 6. offensive aflainst the Suez Canal hat' not been given up, and the Egyptian campaign will be mo- m4nt? statement was made by War Minister Enver Pasha, In a recent ineech before the Turkish parliament during which sum- marized the general situation. 'NEGOTIATIONS FAILED The leng'hy negotiations be JLiie tween Great Britain and France for the turning over to France of. a hun- dred'vessels representing tons fai'ed beckue a Paris newspaper pub tailed the news pending the arrange- ments of detailsi Winnipeg, Man., Dec. crown's" case against Lis'it R. M. Simpson, M: D., is to bs dropped. R. A. Bonnar, K.C, chief counsel for the crown, announce. I today as a result of the rj snl jury's report Tuesday, weie unable to reach a decnun in the case, and no further action wou'd be taken by the crown. Dr Simp- son was b'fougM back i'om Cng land several months ago, to ah- swer the charges. Ou ins .tne summer he had an appointment at Camp Hughes. Samuel, home secretary, S. Montague, minister of, munitions, of the junior ministers, includ ing Dr. ChrfgtoDher parlla- rnontars under secretary for. muni tions, and of a small section of the party known as the "ginger group" It is not believed prooable Ams'teidam Dec S, via London, 1 Llovd George would have any fopre Dec Radoslavoff, of Bui- success with the labor gana, nas announced that Bulgaria did Bonar Law, parliamentary corres will follow the example of her allies pondents sai, while the attitude of and mobilise labor for the pioduction the large palt of rte Unionist party ot munitions, according to a soha is.doubttul, to the Berlin Mittage Zel-l BUnar La-i, Sn Fdward Carson and the Earl of Deroy probably midcr Llojd George, as they.support I uis ultimatum to Premier Aequith rogaidmg the formation tof a smaller IN FORMING GOVERNMENT I IN FORMING CABINET: London, Dec Mr Geoige, whose action led to the dls- mption of the t coalition government, and the lesigaation of 5rr. would have any greater success in forming a ministry tnan air. Bonar Law, is tne question which has not been answered. Political correspon- dents uredict that Mr. Asthuth itill he back at the head of the government before many days. Mr .Asduilh takes the majority of Liberal ministers Vth re- tirement, Mr. Lloyd George'bihik as- sured only of the supnort of'Herbert nlAKKETS Spot wheat Local track wheat December wheat May wheat December oats Decernber flax 185% 167% 59% WfcATHER 38 'Turning local dispatch tung. I OUMIC TO ABOLMH BARS Quebec, Dec Tho pro vincial government has decid- ed to abolish the open bar, but will Iquors under a sj------ vet derided upon This de- v cislon was reached at a Liberal party caucus this evening The oxodus of the bars may come by next May, but Pie i tion was not received with any in L'beral circtesV A majority v in v circtes warmly ers wear today the familiar face peace time politics ThOj anti-Asquith press assails the fallen. premier f01 railing to conduct the war efficiently. His special champion, the Dally News, 1 comes to his defence and violently attacks Lord Nerihcliffe on the ground that he uses public men as pawns Iu his own gamp. None of the papers attempt to forecast with certainty the future Indeed none conceal its ignorance of what is going to happen. There is a pretty general concurrence that the salvation of situntlon lies with Bonar Law, Sir Edward and LIoyd-Georee, who are regarded 1 as necessarily formlngHhe nucleus ot whatever cabinet is formed. Hut lie-, -s. yond these there is very little specu- lation as to the personnel of the new government The Daily News ex- presses the hope that the new admin- Istration "will be free from the pois- oned attacks of the ignorant and sationa) The Telegraph, In a, sober apneal fo> the burial of all-partisan considers- j Moris, hopes'and believeSjthat Mr. quith will consent to serve the cabinet even in a subordinate post- "-1. tion. The question of holding a gen-; j oral eleftlon is mooted, but every- where the idea thinkable. s 1 ASQUITH'S RESIGNATION-" 3 CREATES SENSATION nis i.- 5 SKMgfcggg r nnntlHIIna "ft maV.Wdll hfl't.tiat ment that Premier Asqulth resigned c larlV follo invs zette contimies, "It may j well be 'that v this result, then It may be ex- .now flurf pected.by 1918. palace to form an ad which would have the; au commanding a majority Jn ommanng a mao hich no other administrMloB' TOlfiR likely to he able to London, Dec created a sensatlon.lpartlcu- If did, on the after- tag The flrertmpreseion created oy.thii news was that Ihe sudden change In the 'situation must be' due -to BoBaT nS ;