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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 14, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta I'OLUMK X. LETHBHIDGE. ALBERTA THURSDAY, DKCKMBKK i'i. NUMBEK4 Scorn Peace Provide For One Million More Men Result Still in Doubt ber and Coalhurst Locals to Hear From THESE WILL GO AGAINST GRAHAM AND CARTER Spread the Christinas Cheer f Christmas is drawing nearer. Little children are building castles In the air. They are anticipating ihat Santa Glaus will respond to their wishes and bring them gifts of toys, and books, and candies and other sweets. Many'will got what they expect but there are little folks in homes in the city where notes to Sariia ClauB may not be answered unless the Goodfellows get together and provide the funds tor the gifts. We do not want little hearts to he siidjm Chrintmas morning and yet there will lie sad hearts, unless ".-3 UiatTare prosperous remem- ber those in the homes of the far less fortunate. How about it Mr. Goodtellow? Don't you want to .spread some Christmas Joy Certainly you do and the best way to do It is to contribute to the Herald's Good- fellow Fund. Already Acknowledged Erie and St. Clair Rivers J-1" Election Has Been Closest In The History of District 18 Organization With only .two locals yet lo hear from, the issue in the annual elections of officials in District IS of the -Mine Workers, is still in doubt. The re- sults from Taber, and Coalhnrsi, yet to be announced, will decide the re- sult, and all indications arc that .1. Biggs will be elected president over Tlios Graham, Heard will be elected over Peacock, of Leth- 'bridge, and. rlrown of Tafoer, will be elected secretary over A. J. Curler, of 1'ornic. This means that there -vill IEUIOIS CLfli Herlin, via Sayville, Dec. along thc front in Rumania, Teutonic forces are making progress, it is an- nounced officially. All of the great Wallachia Valley south of the rail- road, between Bucharest and Tcher- t uavoda, is now in tlie hands' of the Teutonic forces. On Frsnch Front Berlin, viu Sayvillo, Dec. violent artillery bombardment, oOOO noo-; attempted an advance plo hoard tonight bir Lobcrt-Boiuei. Argonce on Wednesday. They and li. B. Bennett, M.P., appeal on be- ,by Germans, thc Half of national service by every man; mmmmccs and in Canada lo thc supreme j Borden and Bennett Impress Great Audiences With Im- portance of Recruiting New Chancellor of Exchequer Makes His First Speech- Confined to Finance MILLIONMORE MEN London, Doc. supplementary estimate issued today provides fof'an additional of all ranks lor the army service during Hie. present fiscal year. The original estimate was for men. PEACE PARTY MAY ASK GOVT. QUESTIONS But Will Not Declare Stand on Peace Until All Allies Have Been Consulted the the T-ernic. This means that there -vill ng ng c war to a victor- ho almost an entire change of als, Bisgs having held thc vice-presi- ,nvay trom Ule (Ioors Prom the .moment the distinguished party arrived in the city Edmonton turned iggs having dency iast year. G.-almni is at present leading Biggs by about lio, but as there are 400 .voles in Coalhurst and Taber camp, and these will likely go mostly for Biggs, the election is conceded to him. The same applies to Brown for .secretary. Brown is expected, to get nearly all Coalhurst and Talier votes. 'Peacock for vice-president, wil.1 get of them, but is not expected to get sufficient to mill over Beard, is leading him by'about 300.. The race is' tlfe closest in years. For President Graham' Biggs a out in full streugtli to render honor to the premier and the cause he is here to promote. "This Is the last voluntary effort we ask the people of Canada to make in this said R. B. Bennett in the course, of his ringing aupeal. "We havo been asked, why don't yon pass laws to make shirkers fight? It is better that the burden should be un- that, be uneven, in l.oUihridge Commerce il-'ernie 'BanUhead Drutnlieller Bellevue Canmore Mairmnre Hillcrest Carbondale Coleman Frank Jlichel Nordegs; 163 35 ISC 157 IDS 300 issti For Vice-President Lethbrlugo Commerce. Fernie .Bank-head rmimheller Belleviie Canmore TJIairmorfT II illcrest Carboadale Coleman Frank Michel Nordesg Totals 291! 82 154 ifr II 74 11. sr, ISO '9 335 11'.! I OS 12- 46 5S 6 K 23 45 31 36 4 38 1 112 129 12 63 64 115 88 101 1820 S. f- London, Dec. moving vote of credit of in bouse of commons today, A. lionar Law chancellor of the exchequer, decided to confine his speech entirely to the 1 financial side ot ii.e war and in tho ibsence of Premier Lloyd George, and former Premier- Asqnith, owin-g. to ill- ics's, it was expected the debate would )0 merely along this line. However, tills will hot prevent.the members of the small group of 'peace advocates :roni asking questions in an effort to draw-out the government in regard to Germany's peace proposal, although it was regarded as unlikely that they would succeed. Thc proposal of the central powers had not been received! the foreign office this morninr md as it is understood simply to re-j House of Commons today Thomas JIc for to opening negotiations, contain-1 Xamara, financial for ing no terms, consultations of the en- tente' allies'regarding it arc expected to be purely formal, preliminary to We don't, w.ant tb have cur for silent 'ill' having riots even, tuni, order that union shall be maintained. Washington, Dec. -ces reply to the United States protest at against the deportations of the Bel- gians, arrived at the state department Solemn Character of Occasion j'this morning. ;Tt'faunderstood to con- Sir Robert, who was received with' tend that the Drilled States has not repeated applause, dwelt, on the ap- been accurately informed of the ,pur- propriateness of holding these meet- poses of the deportations, which are ings of' national rally, in the churches said to be made on the ground of so- of the west, signifying the solemn and cial necessity, earnest character of the great na- j tidnal taslc they had in .hand. As the1 speaker developed his theme, as he told of the heroic deutls ot Canadian soldiers in the fought'con-, scious that they fought for a cause that transcended even the empire o e the transmission of a .joint reply. In any event Great Britain, will make 'no official comment until Russia, France and her other allies express their views. Today's vote of credit is the i itself, he carried with him the great meeting. Cheers broke out again when he repeated in impressive tones the pledge of the government of Can- on behalf of (he. people of, Can- uim. that no peace should' or could come until the object the worthy been attained. li AT FRONT: (Special to the Herald) Raymond, Dec. Most of the "Under I Raymond boys that .went overseas een aane. ner aymon oys God." he said, "I hope the war will with the Loihbridge Highlanders and never end until that object has been 175th Medicine Hat Batt. are now attained." RETALIATION London, Dec. Tiines edi- either. at the front or expect to. leave before Christmas. Letters just received from the old country state that D company of the departed for France. This of the: company contains several Raymond lleuouiaT'taken G. H.-Lightfoot also oner alter ms snip had sunk by jto eUect tnal o co p a German submarine. Tlie Times in-1 u sisls that the government treat torially demands relaliation if the i British steamer Letlibrldge Commerce Ferniey.. 'Bankhead DrumheHer Hellevue Canmore Blair-more Tlillcrest Carbondale Coleman Frank Michel Nordegg 1420 900 1077, 831 For Secretary Carter Brown McLcod highest ranking German naval or mil itary prisoner in precisely the same way as the Germans treat Captain 202 143 106 127 '151 86 69 "31. 70 269 160 367 102 218 108 51 IS .34 149 31 'iZ 47 .26 21; 23 '14 129 1 4 ''57 in 26 95 53 179 182 1466 1194 1112 about ten altogether, ex- pects to be drafted any time. They fully expect to be in the trenches by Christmas. Privates Reed Card, Roy Hudson and Harry Perm, Raymond men of the 113th, went across the channel T'Twith the first draft. Pte. Card is in the base hospital but it is not known for what ailmpnt. The rest of the 113th are expecting to cross over to NEW RUSSIAN .FOREIGN 'MINISTER Petrograd, via London, Dec. semi-official news ag- ency announces that, M. Pok- rofsky, controller of the Em- pire, has been appointed for- eign minister. M. Pokrefsky was appointed controller of the Empire on February 8, 1916. He was formerly mem- -V .her of ,the imperial'council. The Special Gash Offer is Almost Gone Time for action, yon close of the contest and the night Tim ileraid's big prize contest, is the judges count the votes, if you rapidly nearing the finish and. thirty-, have a good big reserve vote force to five hundred dollars' worth of vnlii able prizes.are awaiting owners. None of the prizes are "cinched" yet, and it may be that'you or your favorite candidate can secure of .the triple votes IIRW and Satur- day night, when the cnsh offer closes to win the 7-passenger SUtde: baker, or thc Chevrolet. A Reserve in Essential Are you lining up a big reserve for the finish, or are you content with your standing? -If you are wise you will lie abio'to sleep far your credit in tho 'ballot box. The Triple Schedule Price Six months Votes One year Two years Three years Four years Five years fl.OOO 4.00 S.OO 12.00 16.00 20.00 tub nights-intervening between the on this page. Extra votes for led also. Triple votes will be .given on sec- ond payments as set forth elsewhere the continent any time. PTE. KiLLEuiACTl Definite word has been received that Pte. Harry Ashton, whose wife and little child reside in. Calgarjlie affirmed that: the war government' of France would not follow the policy of Germany. He asked, however, for power to regulate all questions concerning, national de. fence. Including .the possibility of re- quisition, but said that if latter sten was considered necessary it would not be carried out inconsiderately. Thc chamber again applauded when he announced the government would ask for the suppression liquor traffic throughout France. Fall Flat in France Paris, via London, Dec. many's peace offer seems to have fa! len flat In France, If one may judge by the press _ _ RUSSIAN OPINION inquiring into the high cosl of living in connection the miners de tllo issued. If. i owner does not icoeem he mamls, were L the erson holdhlg the tax certifl- last night, and it was announced that t of the amount the the next sitting would be held at t'h Uv 1S asking for Lethbndge at 10 o'clock oil Friday amendment tq Its charter morning It is possible another Cal gary session may be required to ex- amine W. H. Berkeusiiaw, manager of W. R. Brock Co., wholesale drygoods, who was out of town and could not be reached by subpoena yesterday. TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS The premier's remarks w-ere greeted press Tho amal with low applause... Deputy Mayeras callcd UK ihterjected "in the army also." "Yes, in thc entire the premier' said. The we of the term alcohol in tin? connection is understood to include such beverages as' absinthe, which al .readyhas been suppressed, whiskies, liqueurs, but not light wines ur Beers, ICHTVOSAURIAN IS FOUND AT COAL CREEK lloamer, B. C., Dec-.12.r-Ah Ichty- osaurian. some 10 feet long, has been dug up at Coal Creek and is now to be seen at tlre.Crow.'s Nest Pass Co.'s office in Fernie. The recount in'Esquimau. B.C. gives Hairv Poolev, Cons 2 majoritj ML Curdv Lib., .had .previously been de- clared 'elected by 1. There will be no opposition to Hon. A. E. Kchiu in the East Toronto bye election. Tho Ottawa Journal has acquired WOMEN LAWYERS TURNED DOWN; QUEBEC' AGAIN IN Quebec. Dec. ,.wo- :men of tlie province of Quebec have toi tbe second time been v lefused the privilege of piac- liclng at the, bar, h'nd as last year, it was by a majority of only one vote that they were ALSO SCORNFUL Petroffrad, via London, Dec. From a highly authoritative source the Nove: Venay says It has obtained the following expression in regard to the peace-proposal of the central; powers: '.'The appeal of our enemies is a fresh attempt, to cast upon Prance, Russia, and Great Britain, the lesponsibility for the wai, and a fresh trap for the public opinion ot tbe world. Tbe entente powers would be taking upon their shoulders a terrible lesponsibility before their own people if they stopped the war and conclud ed a pi emature peace which would nullify all their countless sacrifices. "The firm resolve of sia and Great Britain to carry on the war to a filial triumph cannot be weakened, .by any illusionary offers from their enemies." .WANT TO KNOW GERMANY-'S TERMS Washington, Dec 14 of' the entente allies here today rejected __ the view that Germany's peace pro posals will not be rejected without' examination but that the allies-In mated'1 newspaper "will, be called the Joiirrial-Rress and will publish 'niorn- ing and evening edi'ions A big fne at Summeiside P n 1 did damage. The fire broke out in the basement of Sinclair ujick departmental store. Before it was under control, which was around noon, IS building MARKETS Spot wheat Local track wheat December wheat May wheat Local .track oats December, oats December flax 1733J, 156% 172% 177% WEATHER High'.. Low 26 Fair and moderately cold. were destrojed gutted. and several others APPELLATE DIVISION NAMED The members of the appellate isfon of the sup'srne court, of VI herta who will preside during M17 luve been selected as folloni Then Lordships Chief Justice Harvey, Mr. J.uslice Stuart, Mr.- justice Beck and Jlr Inntice Walsh, This will mean that tiials before the -supreme civil and criminal courts wjll be presided over bj Mr Justice Scott, Mr turned down. i exai reply will call for a statement of the proposed terms so they may not be placed in the position of rejecting pence unqualifiedly (CONTINUED ON IJAGK 3) I.O.O.F. Block Damaged by Fire; Loss Abrui ?6.00 damage was done this. The heaviest losers were Pete morning by n fire which started in tne Palace Confectionery stoic on 'the corner of 5th Street ui'iil 4th Avenue. Tiie store was gutted and. the: fire spread to the upper part ,of the build iiiB, though little damage waa done there Tbe pool loom next dooi was damaged to some extent by smoke and atci The fire started about 6.15, and'-sb "tar as can be learned was caused by Christmas decorations anil fancy .-con- fectionery piled against a healing pipe leading through the front of the store up'to the Oddfellows Hail above This Over bj JUStlCe oCOll, ur lupine up 10 ine utuueiiuws nun UUUVD iiiin Simmons, Mr Justide Iljndman Mr j is the only solution Cniof Hardy can Justice iloSarthy and Mr Justice find for there had been np one in the Brown and Cotares Bros, piopiietorl; of the confectionery store. The is almost a loss, while the including a player piano, were de stroyed There was insurance on the stock but this would not covei the loss The piano was not Insured The Oddfellows Hall Co, building, which was damaged rStfier1 badly m places They tarried plenty! of Insurance and their net loss will be} negligible f The fire bad made, good :headwriy! when department arrived, and with a strong southwest the stage was set for a bir blare i However, the yinflows ot the building Ives. nna ior mere IIHU ueuu w iu I building about midklfht. t (CONTINUED ON PAGt ;