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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 3, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta FHIDAY. XOVKMHKK 'A, HEEP OUR SOLDIERS AT FRONT ENJOY CHRISTMAS ALLIES M lOFIGHTIBE VEfHZELBTS Difficult, Situation Arises Out of Clash of Royalists With Rebels at Kalcrina SENT REINFORCEMENTS OVER ALLIES' RAILWAY London, Nov. to spi rial dispatches from Atl.ens. the Von zelisl national defence army seized and occupied Katerina, a few miles southwest of Salonika, after a short fight with Creel; Royalist troops, dispatch to the Daily Mail from Athens says; "A difficult situation has been created by the action of olilcers of the Larissa railway, which is controlled b! tile entente allies, in allowing the royalist military officers to send re iniorcements to oppose the advance o the Venizellsts. That the entente should permit the acceptance of as sistauce in military measures their own allies, namely the Venizelif troops, is considered inconsistent, an naturally surprises' the Venizelists The Vcnizelist army now Helped to Defeat Conscription as Reprisal on England London, Nov. dispatch to til Times, from Sydney says: "Austn lia is astonished at the vote again; conscription. It was chiefly due t the Irish vote 'against the policy i reprisal, for England's'failure to com plete home rule negotiations. Als the women flinched before tho dut of sending men to the trenches. "The voting does not affect Au tralia's determination to prosecute tl war to a'finish.' Australia is morel divided regarding 'the method of rni ing v 10 POLICE BLPGS. Six Arrested ;md Coni'ession Obtained of Extensive Plots In Blow Up Buildings STRIKERS BROUGHT EXPLOSIVE TO CITY SIR WM. ROBERTSON ADDRESSES VILLAGE CROWDS Chief or British Army Staff deliver- :d an important speech in unveiling i village cross at Daldcr'lry. England, or securinr, the greatest percentage of enlistments. With about 300 fnltub- tants 72 per cent, have enlisted. Xew York. Nov. to dyna- mite two stations in the interborough Rapid Transit company's sub'.vay sys- tem, were thwarted, according to the police, by Ihe arrest today of six men. several of them strikers, charged with which occurred at ]10th Street sta- tion on October 24. Confession which detectives say they obtained from one of them under arrest sets forth that Hie station at Street and Broad- way was to have been blown up to- lay, and the station at the city hall ater. Several of the prisoners, according to tile police, appeared at the powder factory at Kenvillc. N. J., Thursday, and purchased 50 -sticks of dynamite. 100 fulminating caps, and IflO feet of fuse. Detectives were watching at the factory. Arc we not thhikiiiK loo much about those at lion about those who Imvo gone from us. prohabiy never iu ,uuni? We who are at home have peace, and ilo not i greater Christmas token. nut what about liic lads In the trenches, racing death every moment. There they are knee deep probably in the mud of the trcm-hcs. Brent guns bellowing all about them, and shells dropping ''very side. 1 hey are net attracted to such environment by a desire for an exciting, sensa- tional life Not a bit 01 it.' They are over lliero lacing these dangers to defend us, to prevent the enemy reaching Canada and devastating this Dominion as it has devastated Belgium. UomemberinE these boys is a very lililc thing for us to do-mighty small with all they are doing for us. Every Loth bridge enlisted soldier shimld receive a Christmas gift from Letllbmlge. It will sin the hearts df'liiese brave fellows to be remembered by the home city in tins way. While they are battling for us, let them know that wo are thinking of them. The Women's Civic Club is in charge of the preparation of Christinas Ellis' for soldiers. They need many hundred more parcels in order that every man recruited at Netlibridge will be remembered. Send a con- tribution or a parcel to the Women's Civic Club right away, as the gilts roust go overseas very soon. Contributions left willi the Simpson f.o. or the Red Cross Drug Co. will reach the Women's Civic, Club. Now remember, we must not permit one soldier recruited at Letn- bridge to be forgotten at Christmas. R. and Lady Guinness' a f TLT Stirring Appeal for Nxavy Little Loss of Men and Material Have Won Bad; All Positions Which Germans Wasted Thousand of Men in Capturing. ITALIAN' OFFENSIVE DEVELOPS OX LARGE SCALE ON CAKSO PATRIOTIC DAY IN SCHOOLS Many novel stunts of will be utilized next week in the patriotic week of publicity in pre- paration big'campaign for trie'patriotic fund-which is to open oVTTuesday, November 14th. Mer- chants of the city are particular- ly appealed to to devote a window at least one or two days during the week, for a patriotic display of some- nature. Short snappy speeches will be-delivered in the theatres, patriotic Sunday wMI_. be held a week fropiJiis-Stflicfay, --and -a patrio.ttC'day will be held in the schools" Friday -'afternoon, No- vember 10th. In the afternoon in the schools patriotic programmes will be given, with a the patriotic fund' committee pres- ent to deliver speeches. Galbraith and Westminster will Unite in the afternoon at Westminster school. NAVY IS LINK WHICH BINDS. EMPIRE-ALBERTA ASKED Paris Xov 3 l-'rench occupied Fort Vaux last evening, after waiting for the cessation of great explosions inside the fort. Ihe war office reports The fort evacuated by the Germans yesterday passed again into the possession of Ihc French without loss to them. The Germans gave up the fort the statement says, as a result of a violent bombardment and the gradual closing in of the French troops. Re-entrance of the French into this position was not contested. The ring of Verdun forts is now re-established, and is held firmly by the French. I On the remainder of the front, the communication says, there were no I happenings of importance. BIG ITALIAN OFFENSIVE London Xov 3 of Gorizia and on the Carso plateau near Vallono the Italians, after violent artillery preparation, attacked the Austrian lino and despite the resistance of the Austrians, captured in the former sector -j Ran Marco and heights east of tho SnUoi- FURNISH 300 RECRUITS FOR WARSHIPS (Savings by Capt. tiie Hon. are here -to get men for the Rupert i "A thousand years of battling with the waves has given the Itritisli sailor Municipal Elections Likely to Be Three-Cornered Contest iiritish navy and we believe we are going to get them." "Germany lias the second best navy in the world, but this war has taught that there isn't any use being any-; tiling but the top dog." "If the British fleet were not mas- tcrs of the sea, "you in Canada would be a separate entity, isolated." "Tiie supremacy of the British fleet, unlike the Gorman military machine, has never been challenged." j "There is a tremendous romance the sea service." j On t he Carso plateau several wood I two-thirds of a mile was made to tin other war material, were captured. ITALIANS INFLICT HEAVY LOSSES London Nov. Rome dispatch to the Wireless Press says the first dav of the new Italian offensive cost the Auslrians the loss of UOOO men. One-third of them were made: prisoners, the dispatch says. The 21st Aus- trian regiment and several battalions are said to have been annihilated. The weather Is favorable, and the battle asainst the heights east of Gorizia. and on the Carso continues furiously. Austrian counter attacks are described I in the dispatch as feeble. "Naval strength, according to his-! BRITISH SUCCESS IN MACEDONIA tory has always been the rock on Paris xov 3 troops following up their success against tne which militarism and despotism have! On the left bank of the river Struma, in Greek Macedonia, have broken, and tills war Kill prove no. tahjn by assault the village of Alitsa, says the official statement issued exception." j today by the French war 'department. siirr.PSKES a resourcefulness attained by no sailors in the world." "The tradition of the navy is the I history of the British Empire." "The navy freedom." On a' suggestion from President Marnoch of the Board of Trade, Capt. tiie Hon. Rupert Guinness yesterday afternoon addressed the pupils of the High School at 3.45 in Central school auditorium on the British navy, its composition and work. Commencing with the trawlers, he described the work of mine-sweeping and lookout performed by them. When they be- come suspicious' or need help, they call on the destroyers, the speed fiends of the navy, who in turn call on the light cruisers if necessary. -The last units are the battle cruisers and bat- tleships with their big guns and their 12-Inch' plate. These are the real fighters. After the address which was great- ly appreciated by the pupils, Capt. SENSATIONAL DETAILS OF ARREST Of GERMAN. OFFICER IN GREECE ..London, Nov. dispatches from Athens printed in this morning's papers give sensational details of the alleged arrest at Larissa of a German officer who was .proceeding in a motor car witli the German lega- tion pouch, bound for the .Bulgar- ian line. It is taid the pouch contain1 ed important messages to the military attaches to Sofia and Constantinople, and also details of the Suez canal de- fences. In addition, the dispatches say, it contained "compromising" let- ters from the' Greek king and ..'queen to the German emperor. Four weeks from next Monday nom- inations for candidates to contest the public works roimnissioncrshin take place, and indications are that'th'o tight will then resolve itself into just what 'it is three-coraered contest with Commissioner Grace fighting it out with Ex.-Ald. Hamilton and Acting City Clerk .T. R. Oliver. It appears as if no one was willing to coiiie out on the much talked-of econ- omy platform witli a salary of five per meeting attached. The campaign proper will not start tor another throe weeks. About a week before nomination the decks will be cleared. One of the candidates stated this morning that he would do no public speaking until the last two weeks, and thought' that two puolic meetings, one on each side of the track, would be sufficient. The court of revision on the vot s' list will he held next Monday morning in the city council chambers BRITISH SOLDIER VOTE London. Nov. in the house of commons the register, bill to make provision for the possibility of a general election during the Pre- mier Asquith announced today that government was anxious to give'tne HEUBOLT IS NOT GUILTY RUMANIAN SUCCESSES is the instrument of Bucharest via London, Nov. war office announced today that in the fit-hting along the Hungarian-Rumanian frontier, Rumanian forces had driven the Allbtrians'and Germans across the border at Table "After tho war is over, when Can-1 Thl, Rumanians made an'attack in Buzu valley, occupying Mount blnul.. ada will face the task of deciding Taturumio. naval policy, the 5001) men whom we j ON RUMANIAN FRONT hope to get now will form the nucleus via gayville Nov. Austro-German forces have progressed fur- Rumanian districts, southwest of Predcal, and southeast, of Hothen- thurm Pass it was announced officially today. RUSSIAN ATTACKS Berlin via Sayville, Nov. 3 Russian troops charged seven times TJiiitS: ,1-iv in "i'attempt to recapture positions taken by the. Germans, on the Narayuvka, southeast They suffered exceptionally severe losses, the war office announced, and gained'no success. Over Month of Good Weather Required and Every Minute Counts Just Now Will southern Alberta farmers com- plete their threshing this fall? This question is one of moment just now. A week aso just 25 per cent of the threshing had been done. Sin then a couple of (lays have been k owing to high winds, and the farmers are erowini anxious. In Saskatche of trained and experienced men necessary .whether you have a fleet of your own or share one." (By Lady Gwendoline "Little tain cannot do without Canada, and Canada cannot do without Britain. The only thing, that binds the wheat fields of Canada's prairies, the stock] producing lands of Australia and the' densely populated areas of industrial Britain, is the British fleet." 'Alberta's ciuola of the 5000 men asked for is 300. You can figure out Lethhridge's share." "Our frontiers are the enemy's coasts, and we want some of Canada's young sons there. We feel that we shall not appeal in vain." A stirring appeal for recruits for IMF Fl HTFf) the British navy was at the, meeting held in the Y.JI.C.A. auditor- ium last night by Captain and Lady There were some exciting minutes in tho vicinity of the. Herald office at noon today when Detective Lobb, of the Mounted Police, arrested Fred Perkins, a local piano artist, on a charge of vagrancy and using, dope. Perkins saw the detective coming and it, hut when he reached 1 the-Herald office, the i delight the "uneven i respiration in two remark- SerlnS gravel bis are expressed about the completion nin-ntT nr SOa- officer pulled a gun and fired a shot anal _.. Guinness asked how many of tlios present had ever seen the sea. Few: t--------f----- of them had. and fewer still had ever election and. that It would introduce seen a battleship. bill to that effect. soldiers, sailors and munition workers opportunity to participate ill any such DEUTSCHLAND CARGO The Talk of the Town is Contest Proposal of The Herald to Give Away an ElegantV 7-Passenger Studcbaker Auto, a 5-Passengcr Chevrolet, Cabinets of Sil-. vcr, Piano, Graphophone, Furniture, etc., Is Most Enthusias- tically Start a Big Factor in Winning- Enter .Your Name at Once. said it consisted largely of drugs and dye-stuffs, but said there were pos- sibly 'securities and jewels among the The plinue in the Contest. Depart- ment of the Herald hummed today and many called to set first hand informa- tion in regard to getting started right for one of the big prizes which the Herald will .give, away absolutely free at Christmas time.' 1 In a general way, the announce- ment of the big auto prize contest In yesterday's issue was "Ihu talk of the anil the feature, that seemed to create the greatest. Interest was the calibre, anil quality Pr'zra tiffered. v.- Elcsaht. Au'os t Standing out most prominently at .Ihc head of1 'the Jist.' arc tw'b elegant big lourhiB'Cars.- The first prize being a 7-passenger Sludobaker. 11117 Model.' with a canh value of and the dining room set, kitchen cabinet, chests of silver, Columbia Ora- phophone and cash commission prizes. Four cash prizes aggregating 5100 are offered free to subscribers who as- sist candidates with subscriptions. Get the Early Start J. An early start in a short campaign, of this kind is a. decidedly. Important factor, especially'in! view lar votes denning from week to week at the i rale of almost 10 per second a. B.-passengor Chevrolet, 1017 ECCO1IU Model. costinR.S725.Ofi. Oilier prize in'the'list include a S500 Willis piano. Stcttler, Nov. jury in the case of Thomas Helmbolt, ac- cused, of the murder of Frank Whiteside, M.L.A., returned a ver- dict of not guilty early this after- noon. 1 for every man n-ho can be spared to I into the fields and help the farm- I ers the season's work Latest bank and railway estimates in the south indicate that 30 days of good threshing weather .will be re- 'quired to-clean up the unthreshed grain in Southern Alberta, and this only if the crews remain on the job. There has been a lot of wage trouble the owners of WORTH of the fair sex.ever heard in the city. Mayor .I-lardie presided and introduc- ed "the visitors in a 1'ew well chosen words. Capt. Guinness immediately launch- ed into the subject of the se- I in the air. The effect was magical. Perkins stopped. He appeared this afternoon before Inspector Chaney at the Mounted Police barracks, and though he pleaded hard for leniency and a chance to reform, he could not convince the police that he was.sin- cere He was remanded for sentence. Perkins came to the city a couple of months ago las pianist for a local wib.ii Ontario Govt. Says French Peo- ple Must Now Submit Toronto. Nov. Members of tho Ontario government, including the premier and his ministers, are elated over the privy council's .decision' that me Tioii. i" Canada for thej v v British navy. Early in the war, what with the men of the regular fleet and the navy is men, and with still I. O. D. E. PAPER DAY TOMORROW over e pvy regulation 17 of the Ontario school law, is legal. "We have not yet learned the full text of the said Premier Hurst, "but what little has reached us indicates that we have won a splen- did victory. It means that the big fight on regulation No. 17, is over, that we have won that fight, and that ail there is left for the French people to do is to submit. That is all they can do, as I see it. "They have carried their case to the highest possible court, and have received judgment. I presume they will now submit and accept regulation No. 17 as the law." At the present time unheard-of wages all over the south will work seven daye a- week for the rest of the season. An arrangement has been made by the consignments. attorney general whereby Sunday: threshing will not be .considered ani infraction of the Lord's Day Act, so, there need be no fear on.that account. Besides their labor troubles the farmers are finding it none too easy to secure cars for shipment of their grain .The-movement is not so great as last year, and many more farmers have- more storage space on their farms, but the car supply is rather short'in some places, and with ten days of good weather without a break, Magrath Farmers Believe They there is bound to be a congestion Are Being Held Up For Unreasonable Wages' (Special to tlic llc'.ald) MaBr'ath, Xov. gaiiSs "-veral outfits in this 'district, for SC a day yesterday, and Farmers will therefore be wise to provide as much storage space as pos- sible against such a contingency. votes.ihaTWli wir .othep threaten to do so The (arm. all of Ihc valuable Import- hrcsbers who employ the anco of Inking advantage of the'oarlj days of. the Contest .while the .votes run high will 'Immediately bo seen.; Head tho big page ad. -about the contest in tills issue. If everything Is not, clear, phone, write or call upon men are in a quandary, as men are said to he very scarce and Uicythink the men are taking an unfair advant- age of them to stand out for wages that .are unreasonable. Host, of the l.ave been drawing 34.50 and ?5 the Contest Manager, Ground Floor. 7th St. side. Phone nniil. fitock, a which is higher than was ever MARKETS all who have been, and still are, so kindly saving old paper, magazines and books for v the Saturday colleetiont take note of these points: 1. No wrapping paper, nor scraps of paper are worth ship- ping to the mills from- this dis- v tance. Tie all newspapers'and magazines in flat bundlesi By flat; we mean fold your news- papers, the size they are 'when delivered at your house, and tie in bundles. Remember that y even one bundle, no matter how v small, will be very acceptable. Do not tie newspapers and. After Rescuing His Comrades Marooned in the Ant- arctic Ocean Spot wheat Local track wheat- December wheat v Local track oats; December bats Deo. flax......... New Orleans. 'La., Nov. Ernest Shaokleton. Antarctic explorer.. v arrived here early today on tho steam- j v ed several hours later for San Fran-; 188% I Cisco on. his way to rescue ten 173 188 51 247 High Forecast: Fair.and not much change in temqerafure. magazines in the same bundle; make separate bundles of the different kinds of paper. Early tomorrow morning place the" bundles., outside of your Wise ill some conspicuous place Better still, if you have a motor, take them, and pos- siblv some bundles of. your neighbors, to the vacant ware house formerly occupied by the Davidson Metal Co, on 14th Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues, opposite the Tavlor Mills and next to a blacksmith Cape Town, Nov. before the British occupation of Dar-es Sal- am, at the beginning of last mouth the Germans ran the whole ol their engines and rolling stock right into the harbor, thus effecting the double nurnose of hampering, the discharge of Vessels, and of destroying means 01 transport on the Central Hailroad to Toabora. As Dar-es-Salam would naturally ne utilized as the main base of General Smuts' concluding operations, this ex- pedient of the enemy has no nollBt mused considerable delay. CISCO-OU Jllf i.. bers-of the Shackleton-party on the west, side of-.tnc Antarctic continent SHOP The explorer .said he expected to sail a frnm Francisco to New Zealand. Nov. Sth. going thence fo Diihedin, Antarctic 'sir Ernest said that to return to' England and enter Central boys have also kindly offered their services, and tuu} will be there to unload Any bundles that are nqt taken to the same warehouse on drays some time during Ihe day. the war. SIR SAM TO TAKE HOLIDAY Ottawa, Nov Gen Sir Sam' Hughes, who was In Montreal last will not return to the capital for ten- days. The minister has been on duty -continuously many months "and Intends to spend at least a.rweek in ViUoiia and and will probably go on a hunting trip. ;