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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 7, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta ALBERTA "RESEAKCWADVISOKYCOT-'NCILOF CANADA BACK AT WORK TU. ,rlko over for Ihe time being and today every mine in UK. district is at work. The Taller miners voted last nlshi to. return to tlie Attempting to Hold Teutons By Rear Guard Actions, Russians Report BULGARIANS REPULSE ATTACK BY BRITISH they'will all be back tomorrow. T. UifKS, vice-president of Difatna visite.1 Taber and set- .lefl tho dillercno.cs there last night. district will start tomorrow in Calgary with Mr. Harrison, fair wage officer representing the government. The enquiry will 'also hold sessions in Lethhridge ami Fernie on dates to m announced later. F E. Har'-ison, who was formerly mayor of baska- toon has been in this mine field all Berlin Claims Capture of Nine Thousand Rumanian Troops Fetrograd, via London, Dec. charest. the Rumanian capital, has been evacuated by the Rumanian troops, says the Russian official state- ment issued this morning. The Ru- manian forces to the south o[ the capital also have retired. In Wal- lachia the Rumanians are retreating toward the east under hostile pres- summer thoroughly conver- summer, an sant with the problems ot lioth min- ors anil operators. Extending Line Parallel to the Boundary Into Montana Next Year That the Soo Line, tho Canadian Pa- ny's largest .hold- France Planning Cabinet Changes Paris, via Lor.don, Dec. minis- terial changes In England are attract- ing greatest interest in Paris, where the same thing is being talked of in first government circles. No definite steps have yet been taken, but moans are being considered, it is asserted, authoritatively whereby more adroit, more unified conduct of the war, par- ticulariy as regards the direction of the allied armies, may be assured. o sure and holding the Teuton forces by rear-guard actions. cific Railway 1.111L "I" via Montana, is the ear-guar acons. t report ill tho railway world. In addition to the capture ot nimors bofol.e that the statement recounts the. Ink-, ,ans wnich would result ing of Ploechli, announced last eveii-j a into South- ing, with the capture of Bucharest; t Uie Iate5t report is mi. also of tho important town ot A special dispatch to Sinai. prcviouBly reported in Teutonic hands. Bulgarians Repulse Attack BerllnT via Sayville, Dec. Bulgarians repulsed an attack by the British yesterday in the Struma sec- tor of the Macedonian front, it is an- nounced oflie.ially today. Near the Cer- na river positions talien on the pre- vious day by the Serbians were re-, captured. Capture 9000 Rumanians Berlin, via Sayville. Doc. tonic troops Wednesday entered Rus- Falls' Tribune from Havre recently says: I "There is a persistent rumor in cir- 1 culation that the Soo road contem- plates extending its Snubrose branch rom Whitetail west in the spring. "When it eeis as far west us Havre It it thought its location will be about lli nines north, or about half way to he oundary Hue. President Fen- iiington who has recently been in the north, country inspecting condit OUB THE UBS. Of A mm 1 UUI C. P. R. Is Defendant in Action Brought by Injured Carman Near Foremost tonc roop sian positions west of Lutsk, in hynia says today's official report from the Russ'o-Galician front. Five Rus- sian attacks last night to regain the captured ground were repulsed. The defeated Rumanians are retreat- along the whole front, the war office announces. Teutonic, troops have captured on the raj road between Kronstadt and Ploeehti In Wednesday's fighting more, than 8000 Rumanians were captured. No Military Significance London, Dee. "The fall of Bu- charest without military, signific- ance, hut I have no desire to under- rate the fact that its surrender has considerable moral and political ef- said General F. B. Maurice, chief director of military operations at the British war with is said to havc gven.- the new lino would be bull in Ml It is the belief in local circles that the Sob line will, build a line norther- ly from near' Havre to connect with the Lethbridge-Wehurn line, thus g.v- northerly into tal, so there a belief that a lin Saskatchewan a lierly roio 30 there are good grounds for the a line from Havre througl to the Lcthbridge-Weyburu line In r northwesterly direction would bo i, keenln- with the company s pieviou olicy It is also pointed out that ne tiiruosh to Pakowki or Fon most from the southeast corner of th ivlnce would open up much van able territory which Is now fair y we settled but not served by an5 line o jjnusn ivai office, discussing with the Associated Press correspondent today the latest military operation OL the entente allies. "The Rumanian army is stili intact, as it was never in danger of great loss until it made tho stand on the Argechu, where it was defeated. It must have cost a con- siderable number ot men, when the. enemy broke through. As a matter of fact there never was a Rumanian army at Orsova, as has been stated Action was started In Supreme Jourt today by William J. Herdman gainst the C, P..B., claiming lamaRes foi: 'an accident which urred on June 2 last whereby construction program to railway The be announced by be ton of the Soo Line will therefore be awaited with much interest by the leople of Lethbrldge. ilaintiff lost his foot. Johnstone and litchie are acting for the iilamtift. It appears' that the plaintiff, who is 1 carman, was sent out to Foremost ast Mav to act as inspector on a work train which was hauling gravel from a pit near that place for ballasting. It is set forth in the statement of claim that the company was using convert- ible Hart dump cars with hopper bot- toms which are closed by means of a lever and it is claimed that the plain- tiff was required to close the bottoms of the cars as they were being loaded between waits as the cars were _belnE loaded one by one. It is claimed that no signals were given as to when the train would begin to move and the only way the plaintiff could get oat of the road was by watching and jump- Ruttan, McOJll and Prof. McCalllim Ctuvon is a Possible ForelRh Secretary-Churchill May Get a High Position-Lord Reading a Possibility- Recognition for Labor DOUBT Effort to Placate Nationalists-Liberal Papers Urge That Faii: Opportunity Be Given New Government to Prove Its Asquith Shows Effects of Great Strain ntl-.ii Dec 7 -According lo Urn Central News. UK- Labor ns'Iided accept the hivilalion lo ,n the rSrla'xews savs Lloyd-Gcorfic has offered the j under consideration. Lloyd-George Consented London, Dec. Court Cir. cular tonight announcing the po- litical audiences and conferences at the palace today, adds: king gave a further audi- ence this evening to Mr. Bonar Law, who intimated that he was unable to form an administration. Thereupon the king summoned Mr. Lioyci Gcoi-ge, who, at his majesty's request, undertook to endeavor to form an administra- tion." Negotiates With Labor Party London, Dec. m-oliiblv exercise a strong Influence In thu'llonse of Lords, although his suggested leadership of Peers seems rather a remote possibility. Curzon, Foreign Secretary London. Dec. Liberal Daily Chronicle, says if Lloyd-George suc- ceeds in forming a government the cabinet will consist, of not. more than lalf a dozen men, who will constitute i war cabinet, and a war council in and 'I'at all the other ministers will be outside the cabinet. Lloyd- George's object, says the Chronicle, is to form not a coalition representing old or new party, but a war govern- The Chronicle says that the Earl of probably will be leader in tho the l-SarairsSrss with a view to securing its and The meeting o. the intuy .10 Jarty was held this csi? m-! Si E ftrotably will CHan- was decided, however, to.npport.ans Bank clearings set a new high mark R. W. Bradshaw Makes Good Deal For 2000 Record ihe week ending today, when the totals reached as.against for the corresponding weeK last .year. This Is an increase of 50 per cant. The movement of grain -out n, matters.- A Difficult Task for Lloyd-George London Dec. in ..some chances of (Special to, th" Magrath, Dec. probably IjOllUOII, Barters Lloyd-George's success in forming a cabinet are held (o he Blight, it is recognized that Lord Derwrstatement dispelling tne cloud of douht and suspicion which had his chief, has now T onlv army a, in Wallachia was the The oniv aim.y first Rumanian .army, while slightly less than a division was left at Oi- Eova onlv as a rearguard. This de- tachment" was cut off. Reports from Ge any of to Rinnan- Ian prisoners must include civilian population of the occupied districts. GREEKS SAY AN INVESTIGATION ORDERED Athens, via London, Dec. 7. Greek government has replied to representations of neutral ministers regarding the mistreatment of Venizelists, giving assurances that an In- vestigation had been ordered. f..-..: aero a made possible what would otherwise ae p ave been an impossible task. Lloyd- per of thedl.trictl.heavl.rnowthan, -Llve. constitutes a record pnce: lor ueu ot Lord in the south country was. that recent- olliet of Eng Heading, Lord Chief Justice of. Eng by the i hr. invaluable in in ng W11BU L' ml, no signal having been given 1111, 11U ..Bat Pf.nt rain moved up, and the P amtiff Mpot j Reading's associations with Reginald and other liberal 'members a auu ULUCI Coalition cabinet, are equally Miss Fern Workman Won the Prize A Number of Candidates Lost Out by a Small Margin-Special m Was Offered for Best Work Done Between Date o Nov 20th and Dec. 2nd-Now the Question Who W, 1 Win-the- Special' for the Best Work Done Tins Week and Next? Several weeks ago the Herald made PJE.IIIEFIELD OF the announcement that it would give 550 Cash to the'candidate who turned in the greatest amount of money for subscriptions between the dates of Nov. 20th, and Dec. 2nd. As.a result a! this splendid special offer a large volume of business was done by the prize conuiBti'tors and many hundreds of thousands of votes were issued to the nopiihir candidates. Race Was a Close One race for the special prize was "close one throughout, and it re- miircd several checkings and, rfi- checkings before the winner could be ieflnltelv deiidcd nnou. The Contest rec'onlJ revealed the tact, however, that Miss Fern Workman of Macleod in the ereatest amount of sun. Hcnplion money during the two weeks and therefore is the winner of the 1 .Miss Workman had many coni.-.- tors and several of, them lost, out by a very small margin. These close Idlers'will'not be greatly disappoint- ed for they have added greatly to their vote totals which aid so materi- ally in the winning of the se.ven- passenger Studebaker, the ChcVrolet and the other regular prizes, to be given away at. Christmas time to those who have the most votes. Couple Were Married in Leth bridge Five Years Action at Macleod mnecial to the Hcralil) Macleon Dec. Supreme Court tore, before Mr. Justice Iveb uoul _ heard c Btawu that per 'head wouldn't tempt him to close a sale. Anothei b'yer Mr. Bradshaw S7.50 per head tor 1600. lambs, which offer was also refused. Tliat Mr. Bradfihaw be- lieves in the future of the sheep in- dustry is evidenced by .the fact that he has just closed a deal with Men- denhall Bros, for another 500 owes. intimate and sincere. Bonar Law, will of course, join Lloyd-George. It is' understood that Bouar Law's re fusa! to accept the task of- formlns a new cabinet was du.s to: his belief Local Employed At No. 6 Mine, Is Killed In Action Although Mrs. Whitefield has as yet received no word irom the lecord office, the casualty lists yesterday 'carried the name of Pte John White- field' Wl4th St, killed in action. Pte Whitefield joined the 82nd Bat- talion of Calgary early last year, prior to enlisting he was night watch- man of No. 6 mine ot the Gait Co Jtrsy Whitefield and two chil- ISIHATMBIft Washington, Dec. in a note made nubile by the state de- partment today, contends that the new c hat preference should be given to Llovd-George, as he was tho prime nover in regard to the proposals tor lew methods, which had culminate] in the crisis. Law's adherence wil carry with it the support of the grea majority of the Unionist members o the House, who have been loyal to th Coalition cabinet headed, by. Ascmith who would he no less loyal to th new Coalition headed by Lloyd-George Count on Carson Sir Edward is naturally e. pected to he a of Lloyd George's team, and for the first tim since the crisis began Winsto Churchill's name is mentioned as a other of Lloyd-George's selection Lord Derby, might possibly hecom (Secretary for War. In any case, h would take office and would very House of Lords, that Earl Curzon is likely to Viscount Grey foreign secretary. Reading probably cellor. Not Forecasting Future London, Dec. morning nannre refrain from predicting or even speculating on the composition of Mr. Lloyd-George's cabinet, and there is nothing to indicate .that the sugges- tions made by the minority have any special weight. That Lloyd-Georgo has perhaps tho stiffest task of his career before him is generally admitted, and even sonic. ot his supporters, which include all the Tory press, abstain. from prophesying success, while some indicate doubt as to whether he will triumph over the great obstacles con- fronting him. The Times, which hails Lloyd- George's nomination to the premier- ship as "the only practical and straightforward way to end the crisis says- "The outcome cannot be foie- 'old This, however, can that loyd-George has a far better chance f forming a new government man. onar Law. Whether he. will succeed ill depend largely on himself and is often tried power of rallying men. talent and enthusiasm to his side. Lloyd-George's Courage The Chronicle, referring to the diin- ulties facing the new premier, says: Only a man of lion-hearted courage would face them. 'He has no organ-> zed following in the House of Com- mons, and no party machine to help nt an no par lim, whilst the situation of affairs, whether at home or abroad, is not by any means 'cheerful. But the very boldness of the enterprise may win the sympathy of the British democ- in which case the lack of sup- ll be in port from the party machines will be mmaterial." There is a consensus of opinion among liolitlcal correspondents that, the principal Unionist statesmen will be willing to help the new Prime Min- ister, but that he cannot expect anv assl'iancu from hi" old Libeial col- teagues who. according to the Times, are resolved to aid Asquith through thick Mid thin. The attitude of labor is much canvassed and Lloyd-Oeoree s friends in the press sny that the is- ,ose who have the most rotes. i, It would not. he fair the winning, to W. 'tod candidate lo imbllsh at this time the living in the u" rii'ii-in? hilon engaged m tn candidate lo imbllsh at tins tiaie tne h ,ntitt Ander. amount of money she secured during had repre wnoItB. nG it would bo giving son as a F. ho two weeks, as it would bo, giving away- her hand. The records made will' be kept, however, and the amount made nubile: at the close of the Contest. Who Will Win the Special cash is offerel forthe best work done this week and next, aod In addi- tion' this week's vote schedule has been tripled and three times the reg- ular number of votes is being given for all subscriptions secured oy J p m night, Deo. (Ith. Head the details ot the special offers on tho Contest page, then hurry week's triple vote schedule, for only two more days after today- reman' "f this triple offer. dren are left to mourn the death of Uie suit 01 tinmen j have declared void a marriage with blaTO husband and father. pdruuulll, steamer Arabia, sunk in, the Med. er; Tne death of Corp. E. S Rebecca Thompson, ui to be considered as an aux y married nas then tes She had aintiff Ander- the summit of the te one of readiness Se'rght; the war office announces. 169% ACCIDENT TO A POLICEMAN (Fro Blame Loss of Bucharest on Lord Mdeii'cV'was brought from North Dakota to show that she had been nvirried- to W. H. Thompson in 1904 hat the iarties had been after wards senarated and that the Plaintiff and Rebecca Thompson had been married in the City of by the Reverend A. .1. Prosscr on the lotl dav of March, 1911. .-Judgment wai The Plaintiff was repre -ctited by Mr .1. It. Watt of Clares High Sm and the defendant by W. M.Uow Jampbcll, K. C. hr December wheat May wheat Local .track oats D'ecember' outs December: flax WEATHER Forecatti Fair, 17 tiirnlne from yin-iui Sstable WaMs had the In suffer a fracture of the left ankle Ue falling ot his-horse. receiv. ed first aid to the wounded at the Madeod. hospital, and, IS improving ..nicely, V London. Dec. 7.-The comment of the anil-government preb1? on the cap- ture of Bucharest is entiemely bittei. It is declared that the fall of the Ru- manian capital will cause n-keen-sense of grief and shame to every English- man and that It is due before oil else to the colossal blunder of Lord Grey''! diplomacy. Apart from antl govern ment criticism, it is generally the central powers. The view n pressed that it will probably cause prolongation of the war. One editor ial says: "It is indisputable jtUy iitenre collectively has .suffered si ei dels ing belittlement The Mail assumes that tho wheat Germans claim to have captured Is hat which Oieat Britain bought for he-qjuce of E and wants to mow what became ot the money _ A Petrograd dispatch to the Morning Post lecords the view tbeie that the capture will bring enormous prestige o the central powers, hut sajs that t will not aftect the strategy of the war and involves no loss to the cause of the allies, provided the Geripafc fail to establish themseheb on tfto Black Sei coast. The dispatch adds that this vltarx point is not now in Rumanian, bat Russian hands. V ;