Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 30, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta
.-MBKK IV "LKTHHWDGE. lMALD WISHES Review of Past Week Shows Central Powers Made Further Gains TEUTON ADVANCE IS ON A WIDE FRONT I.Kfians Are Offering a Stub- born Resistance in Central Rumania and on Danube London. Dec. opera- tions on which interest is chiefly fo- cused at present are the great efforts the central powers are making against the Hussians and Rumanians. This; campaign is.proceeding on a front of I about 120 from Oituz Pass to the Danube. One nioin object, of the attack is supposedly the cap- i lure of Uraila. The central forces are divided into three armies, namely, that in tlie Moldavian mountain re- gion, commanded by General Von Oerok. the ninth army under General Von Falkenhayn. which is operating, on both sides of the Rimnik and Dan-i nbe and the Danube arpiy. composed of. Germans, Turks and Bulgarians, under General Von Kosch. The'general outcome of operations Falkenhayn, with the capture of pris- oners The Danube army has almost I been stationary, the invaders being j nearer Braila than they were ten days ago. Pressure, however, on the Russian right in Moldavia and in the centre -is slowly bringing the invaders nearer the for---------.-. the Serein which, roughly, divide Mol- davia and AVallo chia. Youths of 17 Called London, Dec. Copenhagen dispatch says that according to the Ribe-Sttts Tidende it is ex- pected that the youths of Scnles- wig who have completed their 17th year would be suirtmoned for physical examination in January. After a short training those found fit will be sent to the front. RETROSPECT 191647 By G. R. JAA.RNOCH, President of Lethbridge Board of narrow isthmus. 'Twist two liounclli tin1 I'litnri1, imrfitiihlo Imfiiiifw, to lit: in. The JiTipuion larmers been uell m tin 1 1 1 n I i MV lo profit 'IKS ill walking hay um frnnn products o I ,m llu In More Threats London. Dec. Berne correspondent of the Mornina Post wires: "If the entente re- i-cts German proposals, the Ger- man authorities will make a des- perate military effort with all the means at their disposai and with ruthlessness. They have already assured the public that this su- preme effort will be successful and the cordial approbation and co- operation of the public, which de- sires peace ardently, is certain." "ear of Being Drawn Into War, proposal for Com- Terms' paling leims Washington. Dec. Amei'i- u-lv liriiieniE me can government, it became known au- to-linedHncs ou thoritatively today, are loitiried lines ou. pl.. jpa, jts note to the belligerent nations, and is stir- uie.v iiuye iiol been morn significance. Continue Attacks Petrograd, .Teuton forces assisted "by Heavy and light artillery Friday continued their at- iacks on the Russo-Riimanian posi- tions on the batllefront. northeast ot Rimnik-Sarata, in Central Rumania, says the official statement issued to- tlie Hiissian war office. The invaders captured the village of Bor- destchi, on the river Rimnik, and pressed 'back the Russian detach- iuents near -Zalesti. Berlin's Report Say'villei Uec. the course of heavy fighting' on the Trail- sylvauian front Friday Teutonic troops entered entrenched Russo-Rumanian 1 positions and pushed further ahead, I notwithstanding strong ccuTiter-nttacks I the war office announces today. 1 In Rumania the Russians and Ruma- I niaus are being driven back along the fwliole front between the mountains I and the Danube. French Attempts ''Berlin, .via Sayville, Dec. eral attacks were the French I on the. Verdun front, says today's re- is indeed favorable. U'iih lo "cm-ral business (.oin.lil.OM3. mere- if a i-iiiiiuiiuii.u 5Sr 111 tllis our r Retail Merchants Should Organize. i Ate rather poorly organized as I'ur us ilieir own healthy ii Ui (In their best duty to themselves and lo their cuistonu tin: direction of the curtailment of undesirable credits alone, tliey might 'd. and they In me uirt'ciuii! the TIenild) C'ardEtnn. Dec. four o clock Ivestei day Cardslon had a bad tire, l-ansilif. ii of possibly The, hid red elevator of the Pioneer com-1 iv was totally consumed with a lloss'of-TOO or SOO" bushels of grain and She coal of Drown and. Bates. licioi.8 the roadway, was also de- [fctroyed. The lire is supposed to have started Hn the engine room of .the elevator, as [the stove'had boen in use warming up Ijhe place foi action on account of the lew elevator being filled. 'Manager Geo. O. Low with his bro- Illier was at work In the pit cleaning lip for operation, and was not aware If the fire until the alarm was given, strong west wind was blowing and ins forluiiaia no other buildings the coal office were on the wind- of the fire The volunteer lire brigade saved tlie ,1 sheds of Brown and Bates from by keeping the water play- Jig from the nearest fire hydrant a pock disti.i.1. -iUN OF BELGIUM. ILL London. Dec. Baron Von Hissing, governor- general of Belgium, is lying v seriously ill with; pneumonia 'at Brussels, says .the Exchange Telegraph company's Amster- 'dam .correspondent. The pro- babilily of Governor General Von Hissing's' retirement be- cause of ill health is being widely discussed in German circles iii Brussels, the corre1 wpondent adds. soon as possible. The de fendant, immediately on receipt of the executions forwarded them lo his bailiff at Warner with nibtiuc tions to sec that seizure was made His Lordship finds thai the bailiff was guilty of gross negligence as. notwith standing lettei s bailiff by London, Dec. demonstra lions -in-the chief cities of Austria Hunsary and great misery and hun- dreds of suicides during December, are reported in Exchange Telegraph dispatclies from Geneva. Urgent Peace Appeals London. Dec. Geneva dispatch to (he Daily News says: "I learn from nation awa own c and a sincere desne to break from the grip of Genraivj Vav IFUIil Lllu Italy has played'the game skllfulls and fairlv, and is veiy much in the ring but shipping difficulties nave brought about an embairassmg eco nomic situalion. Recently conditions nonnc siiuiiuuu. have improved nonsidei ably but they are still had enough to cause a eer tain amount of unrest Italy aims tilis war nave been clearlj (lotined iourci tsst ssr.il v, fcHnisr, !n tilis war nave been clearlj (lotined posters %n which are fervent and site intends to stick un If histoiy of the Lethbiidge school boaid for tlu. past 15 yeais weio to be written it ,vould be the history ot T H rieetwood, secie- appealri' for peace are daily parading Vienna streets. Peace discussions in newspapers reach a daring length. The Arbiter Zeitung urges Czernin, now foreign secretary, to use all his i energies to nightmare ot I mr which weighs on tlie people. The publication adds: "The statesman i who brings us peace will gain all that i glory which the statesman who brought us war failed to gain." til they are realized. HI, semie connected with .the schooloif- fails of the city. It is a record of De which he is justly proud. fore the bailiff made Lordship further finds' that opinion no fault can reasouabi found with the manner in which the defendant handled his end of the bus! 111 ..e ess, as he did everything reasonabl; cnalrimin and was re-elected i., Hint the instruct'ons Mi Fleetwood was first elected, to m 1901, when the late Mr. ______ possible cumulus. the writs ot execution were carried out as stated above The ON PAGE 6) Pictured with a wealth .of detail, introduced the speaker. Prof VtcU Prof'Elmer Luck, formerly of the.Ed-1 told how he had gone to monton High sehool staff, told-.a fair- 1.013 to study philosophy, and at 'he audieice at Knox .same time to study the-German peo iiigll how he came lo be the Hrst Gil- pie. lold of: German charactens BRITISH STEAMERS SUNK i London, Dec. Lloyds announces t tlie Urlllsh steamers Ornoaty of Tlj1 tons and Morcddio of tons, heoii slink. GERMAN NATIONAL LIFE ON LOW MORAL PLANE 10 uiui'position unlil 1912, Oilbiiith wai given the position. The next jeai Mi Fleetwood was appoint- ed secrettry treasurer of the board, a position C B Bowman had held tor manv sears and he is still in that position Mr Fleetwood is wrapped up in tho woik, giving his whole time Id it au'd attending to many little de- tails which do not under his position. necessarily JURY FOUND EDITOR SUICIDED London; Dec. A coroner's jury today returned" the- verdict that Reginald John Smith, head of a London publishing house and editor, of the Cornhill Ma- gazine, whose death -was re- ported on Thursday, committed suicide, having thrown himself from a window, while his nurse was oul of the room. It is thought he was temporarily in- sail [I rflJOI.L. Ul pll Inch issued' tonight, and which overs operations from J.uly 1 to No- 18. Gen Haig term? Ihe bat le a complete triumph in which the German 'western armies neie onh saved from complete collapse and a lecisive defeat hi a proti acted lier od of unfavorable weather which pro- 'enled the Anglo-Frencli forces from laldng full advantage of then st'C cessful advance He declares that CesSIUl nevertheless, it was a triumph which iroved beyond doubt the abil.U ot he allies to overthrow Geim.mi when the time The Bnti-h commander shows himself a firm .be- liever in the doctrine that Ihe allies Lan win tho war on the western front. Future Prospects 'I desire to add a few words as to futuie he say- at the close of the dispatch, which covers 1C elosely-pnnted pages 'The ene ays, power has not jet been broken, 1101 11 is yet pobsioie 10 torm an esli mate of Ihe lime the war nuj last before the objects for which the allies are fighting have been attained But the Sonime battle has placed bevond doubt the ability of the allies to sain those objects. The German' army is the mainstay of the central powers and a-full ha.f of thai ainvi despite The annual meeting of. the Soulhcin Alberta Wool Growers association will be held in Lethbridge iome time about March 18th. The meeling this year promises to that the past year's production In lespect to value, will, at least equal in net return, per capita to the faimei that of any other .province 01 state During the year which Has passed many more of our men in addition to those nreviouslv sent from our midst, have responded to the call of King and duty and haie Vincouvei, B C Dec 20 olumbia mines have this year paid larger dividends than ever before. The aggregate Is Besides this it ban been a record year, for ac- tive development ot manv large prc peities, whose have laid out work at large expense for jears to come, n'hen prices of coppei and metals will picbablv be lowei than at present Oraubv led in pro duction and dividenus, the latter be- ing Tiail smeltei and the Eagle and LeRoi group -paid di- vidends of Standaid siher lead came third with Tile only -coal concern to a Jnidcnd was tlie Crow's" Keel Pass Coal con- pany, which declared a dividend of The lotal dividends this year were within a few dolh.s of double .those paid last year DR. LOUDON DEAD Toronto, Dec 80 James the call ot lung ana muy ami iime v joined the raiglitieal loinntecr aimyU- London, formoi president of ,am nr inkran Toronto University, died Frl v WEATHER a_ i for His iiiercy upon us as (CONTINUED OK PAGE 6) High Low Forecast; province. With where in continue to rest people and ay a he world has ever seen or kifownU- His Majesty, the King and jnilitars officers of high rank In the imperial i itorces, have declareu no disc-1 certain sound, their appreciutlon Oaiiada" ,7 I wliere in Generaliy fair' and mild. I States, has safely bar- ON PABE OJ, J.AGE Toronto University, 'died Frl day at Ihe age of 73 vearsv He v leaves a widow and three sons, eavs one. being Captain D London, who' is at present on fin lough.