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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME IX. LETHBKIDGE. SATURDAY. DECEMBER 9. 1010 NUMBER MO RADICAlCHANGES FOR To Be Deposed Lloyd George to Re-organize Whole Country on Radfta! Socialistic Basis BALFOUR AS FOREIGN SECRETARY SURPRISE Curaon to Head House of Lords Appointments Cause Adverse Comment NOT COMPLETE London, Dec. George's cabinet had been completed this morning, and the assembling of the privy council to enable the new ministers to take the oath Was postponed. Radical Changes London, Dec. cab- inet will be non-partisan and will By The Allies Concentrated Attack May Made on Gen! San-ail's Army Shortly Be TEUTONS CHECKED IN NORTHERN RUMANIA Has Earned That Right in War Influx People Is Looked For New Russians Dislodge Them From Positions and Take 500 Prisoners and Guns London. Dec. Times militar> Help Them Enjoy Christmas Good Fellows' Club anil subscribe to the fund. BE BANISHED BY THE ALLIES London, Dec. a week Conslahtinc of Greece will be an exile, deposed from bis throne by the allies, and (llel.k Buried Beneath will be in charge of the Greek _fiovcrnmenl. Greek- _ TJlldamaeed. But Passenger, Xos. and 514 Meet Head-on at Chin in Early Morning BLOWS When SAvitch is Wrongly Handled, 'Alleged by One of Crew. MAIL CLERK PAKKEK18 KILLED; SOME ARRESTS MAY BE MAD E XelUS win uc in vi c 1' army also will be disarmed. This is the expectation here. Special j dispatches from Athens and telegrams from Piraeus, dated lues-j attack on the entente allies in Athens; Coaches Undamaged, But Passengers Were Badly Shaken allies in Rumania will naturally cause y. last, reiterate that luse the -government0 The di'spatcli' adds that Greek soldiers occupy! ivs that in view of thehul vantage points near Athens and Pireaus, and arc digging! positions occupied by the central pow- und mounting guns. Correspondents say that ers on the Salonika front, and the to conccntrale a strong army in the Larissa: B. C., possible expectation that the Greeks may attach the allies from the j-ear, the' entente must face the contingency concentric attack upon General York, Dec. Britain of. a wants peace just as soon as-her da-1 San-all's army within met win uc -'mands and those of the entente allies weeks. meet the popular demand for business won from Rermany. Anything less government: it will not bo a coalition cabinet in the sense of Asquith'a ad ministration, because Asquith had the co-operation of all parties even includ- ing the Irish'NaUbiialists... the next few The correspondent contends that the general military situation is not -o altered by the successes of the central These and are region for the purpose of attacking the entente allies other Greek activities may endanger Ihe success ol the allied operations in the Balkans. _ rived Friday from file'powers in Rumann to justifs the elevation of Lloyd-George to the pro- depression of the allies mil he sees iniership, he said, Indicated that theina reason to-doubt the successful re peopleof Great. Britain wish, tb'utilize1 The surprise was--the announcement I every resource aiid. every force at made by Viscount. Grey in the Lib- tneir command to, Insure- victory. Lord Shaughnessy eral conference that Arthur Balfour would succeed him in the foreign of- fice, with Lord Robert Cecil continu- ing as assistant. Lord Curzon. quali- constitution' of "RussoRumanian left wing in a strong position which will compel Field Mirshil on Mai, wlilch'will forever distinguish theni. Never again will they be-coufused.with other 0{ tM British Empire." by former service in, the foreign hiationalities on'this continent, office, and with a brilliant record tact., be a senior partner Indian viceroy, had been thought as- sured of the honor. Tlie choice of Balfour came from a clear sky, and aroused instant protest from the via- pers, which rated him as one of the aged "wait and see" school. Hun Crjiiser at Large ged Wall, auu sec Bonar Law as chancellor of the ex- kensen to halt. Teutons1 Checked Dec. tacked the Teutonic forces valley region Fiidaj and London, Dec. German at ship has succeeded in run- thc British cordon in 'the in'Funta ipnrrlinB to tlie re- dislodged IN 01 til Sc 1. according IO Hie 11. Bonar Law as cnanceiiui UL uic CA- declared, i niuiiy ueueve IUUL vjmu.- chequer, is a popular selection. Bo.ua! j ,ja lvju have an influx of population approval is given Lord Derby, head uniike that in the States, fifty the war office, arid Dr. Addison, min- j.cavs ago." ister of munitions, but the proposal Sir Edward Carson for the admiralty finds less favor. Curzon will have one .of the highest posts and will be leader at the government In the House of Lords Col. Winston Spencer Chur- chill apparently is to remain out in the cold. Lloyd-George's program is for the re-organization of the country tor war on a sweeping socialistic basis and the general comment-Is'that, only n cabinet of supermen can accomplish and conduct such a revolution. In addition to the nationalization of ship- ping mines ami-agriculture, drastic reforms in the drink problem, and the temporary settlement of the chaosvin Ireland are discussed as the major tasks confronting the new administra- tne Ijrtusli liirnpire. vtiucj ........j ------1 i Concerning Canada's development, them from two heights. They_ took _ollof a ship captain, who says Lord Shaughnessy said: "The war has 500 prisoners, including 10 officeis 1 .in -A ov only hastened it Before the war im- six machine guns, two bomb moitars ills was held up and 6X- mlsratlon was but-jot.to mef; and one cannon. Turimeci in the Atlantic. The Jvcssel, the captain said on his Calgary, Dec. have been summoned by Fair Wage Officer sure to what it will be when peace declared. I firmly believe that Cana tion The appointment of Balfour and J ord Robert Cecil to the foreign .office Is' welcomed ill the London press ex- cept by Lord Northcliffe's newspapers. Rumanians Retire 10 BE PLED Washington, Dec. 9.- tions are under way for a per- manent adjustment of, all issues arising between the United States and the Canadian governments connected with fisheries, not only on the Pacific coast, but the At- lantic and Gulf of Russian official statement, issued to day, the Rumanian troops undei heav> hostile pressure, continue to retire to the eastward. In consequence of this it :s added, the Russian troops who are on the left flank of tlie Rumanians also are retiring. Nothing New on West London, Dee. important event occurred on the Franco-Belgian front daring the night, the war office in i On Verdun Front I Paris, Dec. fighting oc- I cm-red last night on the Verdun front in the region of Hill 304. Trere were no important developments elsewhere here, is a regular light cruiser, FOSTER 10 iLord liurnhain Suggests Govt. Subsidy to Provide Us With Direct Cable Service Montreal. Dec. Empire Tress Union deputation to Sir George Parley today, headed Lord Burn- 'the.Gazette's London correspon- ent a plea to have the Montreal Dec. George Per ley will quit the high commissioner's on Monday and establish his of flee as minister of militia in Argvll House, Regent the. Ga RURAL CREDITS IN MANITOBA Winnipeg, Dec. Free Press Friday said: "The main feature of the .legislation to be ?ette f London correspondent cables, percentage of increase, if any. under the tender of the engine, death being instananeous. The accident was bad enough, but it would have been much worse but; for the fact that No. 514 had been standing on the siding long enough tc allow the brakes all to be released. The result was "that when No. 513 hit it, 514 gave way, the full force of. the impact being lost. None of the pass- enger coaches left the line, nor (lid they show much damage, and all wero- in shape to continue the journey. In. fact many of the passengers never left the coaches, and1 hardly knew- what had happened. A Herald re- porter talked to 'several men and ,wo.r men on' after they, reached bridge this' morning. They said: there" One man is dead, two more in the j were three blimps while the brakes., hospital and abt'Ut 25 passengers ;.Were. taking: hold and one bard one were badly 'bruised and shaken up.last wuen the trains met. No one seen by uWit in a head-on collision between; the ...Herald man exhibited any scars passenger trains Numbers'513 aiin, (rom the wreck, although many adm-it- about three o'clock this'morning, ted bruises on" various parts of. the on the siding at Chin, 18 miles east of Lethbridge. Failure to carry out or- KILLED E. E. Parker, Crcston, Mail clerk. SERIOUSLY INJURED Engineer Ferguson, Medicine Hat, badly cut about the head and face and otherwise injured. Fireman J. Hurd, Medicine Hat, wrist broken. Express Messenger. Campbell, Cranbrook, ankle badly sprained, and other injuries. Others of the train crews were badly shaken on both trains were shaken up. One name un- known, had her' nose broken, JjtSLllUI 1U5C. ders on the part of some member of one of the train crews was ..the cause (CONTINUED ON .PAGE neen summoned ny L'UH u.. Harrison to appear at the city hall of the wreck, but no ----_ here Monday to give information re-, been given out as yet .by any pf Jia garding the increase in the prices of officials of the road. Supt.. Pennefa commodities, which is necessary to determine the increase to which the miners of this district are entitled to. Reports from several of the camps lave been received ard indicate that the more radical of the men are im? patient at the delay and there is a fear that strike measures may he forc- ed before the, commission of inquiry has arrived decision. Powers Conferred Ottawa, Dec. appointment of F. E. Harrison, fair wage officer of the department of labor at Calgary, to be a commissioner to inquire into and report upon the wholesale and retail prices in the district recently affected by the coal miners' strike, will be formally gazetted on Saturday. The order-in-council authorizes Mr. don and othei Harrison to look into wholesale and j hurriet to the retail prices of the staple and auxiiia" 'ram UILIUKUD ther of Mounted Police .visited the scene of the wreck this morning ami will decide whether or not H criminal investigation into the death of Mai. Clerk Parker is necessary. Lucidly the wreck occurred on the siding, and any wreckage was off the main line. The auxiliary, train was rushed from Lothbndge, and No was taken east shortly after the wreclf, while a special .engine was sent out for No AI EFFICIENCY OF sen brought into Lethbridge, arriving; liere about 8.46 this morning Both en gines were wrecked, and -one mail car was badly telescoped All the other rolling stock was in condition to con tinue on its journev Supt Cotterell, Trainmaster Goi- engine which was Efforts of Canada in Both Men ary preserv articles ot toon (.wiieiiiBi y DoDcto.s Campbell, Hos j 22 respectively, and to report on the Paris, Dec. de- mand that the reorganization'of the the war promised ,by Thursday's vote in the Cham- ber of Deputies be -both rapid and radical, has received a further stimulus by the events in England and is becoming more outspoken and more insistent. will be the Rural Credits Bill, the 'public service measure and the university bill." ContestNews ._jut-Col. H: B. Tremain, uj ins military secretary, having just X'relinquished command of a battalion it Bramshott." As Perley practically evacuates the acting high commission- crsllip the expectation here seems to thll Sir George Foster will take up duties the dispatch- adds. TAKE LAND FOR CULTIVATION London, Dec. sec.ure food supplies more" readily, King George has signed an order in council empow- ering the "hoard to take over unoccupied or occupied land for the purpose, of cultivation. MONDAY IS POLLING DAY; WHEN, WHERE AND HOW TO CAST VOTES and Finance for War Is Greatly Appreciated Ottawa, Dec. Thomas White, minister of finance, has returned, to Canada after an aosence of beven weeks During his to England, was upon invitation of the im penal government, the minister wah continuously engaged in official -and other business. J. W. Flavelle, Chair- man of, tlie 'imperial munitions board, also aimed He discussed with the chancellor of the exchequer and the cmer. omcials nger tram No 514 6a6tbound treaburs problems of -mpeilal o.ut of the station heie last "i d "or regular traffic. Both Trains Passenger train No 514, eastbound nulled out of the station heie lasl night 40 minutes late, with orders to take siding at Chin and wait lor the passing of Train No westbound, 'Vhich was to have gone by on the main lino. It is understood that No niZ was about 20 minutes late No 514 carried out orders and was stand ing on the siding when No 513 came along. It is understood that one of the hrakemen of 514 was itattd- uiu ddintr IUIH ing at the east, "f the slang of credlts Iol the Imperial gov-rnnunt ready to throw the switch and moetmg lts committm-.-us for train out when oil passed In some and suppiies purchi-ed in manner, as yet unexinaineo, switch became set asamst No finance arising out of the war and more particularly relating to eicbante and the situation on this side of: (ho: Atlantic. The minister said he surpused to find the eitrao diaau favorable impression which 'had been; created in official and aus'aras: f ;r- cles in London by the strength aad stability of Canadian finance as le- vcaled by the Dominion's su'cetiut loan operations and the 51 i, Tonight at 9 o'clock this week1.', tripled vote: schedule will come to a close. All can- didates, whether residing in the ciiy or out of: town.. may: work up to 9 o'clock tonight iuomiii.v 10 nto for the aiuate the votei wouiu WIHII tu HUU line. IL LUUIV tion of a commissioner of public works] l lie style elected if his favorite should be beat-! guson immediateh wuimed on tie and .three public school trustee, ,rfnp elect on are the Voters mvist Hol k two choice, but the tram had been rnn- er immitlons SQ neceMirj to Where Vote fhereXwill he two choices, first and for any nor the. samolning .it a good sueed down a long m eratlona tho war. There are live polling booths, 'wo "each ballot Voters will'choice for two candidates. Plumpers grade and could not stop time to Canadian foices thoir is on the north sido and three on oil eacn mMm. v avoid the collision Jerguson stuck hut admnation It is recognized- made a men 10 HU.YO mw m- give flnahclal and then mail "the results aid to establish better direct they secure, be news service from England to the Do- given the benefit trjpleu minion. Burnham's argument was that as the result of the union's efforts the Aus- schedulc. If candidates .run out of receipt forms, they may list out the subscriptions on of-paper and send them i the Coiytest Department switch became i opposite the name of the can- and instead of passing on the mam would wish to see line, it took the siding Engineer Fer- Canada 'Ihe greatest appreciation is also expressed of the great tnd graving part uhlch is being by Canadian industrial establishments in furnishing shells, explosives and oth er munitions so Utallv necessarj to seconu oil eacu uuuui.. for the man they wish to not me of 9th ,ve NA-North of m Avenue North and cLice vote .timid be marked in the south of 9th Avenue North Miners of 1st Avenue North and J south of 5th Avenue North Glinna Who Can Vote 'Old to his post, while his fireman, a broken spot wheat. He could not promise anything beyond phes. laying before .the slum, Westminster sehnfli. [Local track wheat of 12th Street South and December wheat north of Gtli Avenue Central May wheat school track osti of 6th Avenue South and December west, of 12th Street South, Car Barns December flax of 12th Street South, 1257 lulnloii government. i- 6th Avenue South. WEATHER Hours of Voting JHijh 16 is very doubtlui wneiner uio yiwacu 9 a.m. and ,clqse will bring oUt that number. Who can tu jfrtrawJsss on 514 jumiicd and saved theniselvei Caught Under Tender The engine of 513 stuck to the lails and telescoped slightly will, the en gine of 514, but the tender of the westbound jumped the tiack, broke away and fell over on the side The mall car on 513 jack knifed, the rc-uf shooting- off into the breaking a number of the telephone and telegraph lines. Mail Cleric Parker had just gone to bed in the front end of the, mall coach. Jn some manner ho was catapulted the car and roil, are entitled to "vote. Tenants, whose names appear on the last voters list are also entitled to vote. Heads corporations, who on 168K'the last revised assessment roll, are 184% !also entitled to vote for tho company 186% or corporation. _ 49% i'ue candidates are (filte con- of. the result, have strong. 2591A committees. whose duty be to get the voters to the. polls. Owing to the apathy so apparent this year, a large vote is'not expected. Last year 35 1036 voters went to the polls, but it 16 Is very doubtful whether the present nothing but admnation It is Lhat are fighting far from home Bverjwheie the Canadian soldiers spoke of the great kindness which they receiver1 at the hands of the Bri- tish peoole Esuecially is this itlie case with "our wounded in the hospF" tals and convalescent "officers- and greatest i.ou v. surprises of the war to the British people has been the spirit, efficiency and scale of the participation by the overseas dominions, generalh in tile great struggl" The fighting men of Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, have written an. Imrapr- tal page in the annals ot Biitisb, val- at 8 p.m. ;