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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 4, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta BANDITS LETHBR1DGE. ALBEKTA .SATl'HDAY, XOVKMBKK 1, Masked Highwaymen Bind Clerk, Blow Sale, Take Cash and Escape in Ford MOUNTED POLICE ARE WORKING ON CASE >'s Crew in in U.S. Xisxv London, Conn.. Nov. I. Two members of tho Ucutsch- land's crew became involved in a heated nrciiinent with _ a waiter in a restaurant late Fri- day lliorniiig, and Hie latter was in Ihe arm a poi-kft knife. The sailors fled In the direction ot tin: steamer Willched. where the crew is iiuarlnred. The police visited Ihe ship, but were unable to lo- cate the men. No Trace of Robbers, Who Stoic; Gas Buggy and Juice from j Local Garage i Kim IS SO tho am! then gating Iiml! Prpiiuer Martin SHVS Seats of binding him, masKcd highwaymen i ____ blew thn safe of the .Mun-hiuits Bunk J ol' Citniuia here :it 2 o'clock this j morning, and escaned, inestimably In H motor car, with the cash contents, aiumiiilhm to something in the nclah- boi-fioca of Pierce and Cawthorpe Will Be Declared Vacant Regina, Nov. Premier Good-bye, Detention Camp reported u fcv; days ngo. the Di'Wnlioii Ciunl) for alien enemies is soon to Do a thlns'of tho past. At til'.' time It was firm, reported, it was merely n minor. After tomorrow it will be an established lac! tor oil Sunday afternoon about so inmates of the camp will be loaded into colonist cirs trade-.' guard and to the concentration camp at .Vormsr-y II c Cant. Dillon, of Ottawa, is he.rc to look after the transfer. -Maw, I.! H. Fitwell, of CalBary. and Lieut. W. II. Wallace, of Meld, are here also m tliis About ten days aso. IT German prisoners wore sent east to Spir.l Uke Quebec. With Sunday's shipment 157 men will. Haw ,c-u. Otlieis will Shortly so to and by next .Saturday night tlie Detention here "will be iiolhliii; bin a name. A number of the is understood, will be discharged and will return to civil life, while others may be urn- ployed as guards in II. c. camps. Artillery Has Done Most Effect- ive Work on Somme Front !r. Recent Operations ARE KEEPING UP A STEADY BOMBARDMENTj Huns Make No Effort to Recap- ture Ground Won By i Canadians i (iiillanf.Fighters With Aid ol' Allies Have Turned Turned Tables on Teutons and Are Driving' Them Hack. DVilflCU Ol MtiBMMt l lieforo comiiiiUiiiK tho robbery, some time ago" demanded the ifuuttiti....... bandits cut the telegraph and tele-; resignations of H. C. Pierce, M. Of enemy ha a iiiiono wires at each end of the j for Wadena, and C. 11. nm ami it was not-imtil a messenger M. L." A. for Biggar. neither riviMl in Calgary Irom here by motor j has yet resigned from the legislature. London. following com-1 munication was issued by the Cana- j dian record office in London: "Canadian communique. October 19: i During the past week there have been; no active infantry operations, al-: though large patrols at niMit have reconnoitred enemy positions. Our artillery, despite unfavorable ther. has maintained a steady lioni-; bardrnent of the German trendies. Many of these are now subject to close observation, ami any movement or ac- j the enemy has i (jrawll a concentrated fire. "Upon one occasion in particular a j id in iroin nere uy mumi Hint the authorities tliore were j the certain trench was reported to be full j car that tlie auuionues mere wuruime nam w..n.-................ of Germans. Our guns were turned j nntifiiH} of the crime. As far as the (said tho legislature will take steps cailscd verv noticeable de- inuiintcil police were able to their seats vacant U their sinictloil_ m nn "early hour the -.burglary was resignations .are not received. vprv similar to that recently pulled oft Pierce is now serving a sentence of London, Nov. London and Northwestern Railway steam- ship Connsmara, bound from Greenoce to Holyhcad. with pass- engers, has collided with another vessel, and it is feared the death roll is about three hundred. The Conneniara collided with the steamer Retrisver, in the Irish Channel, last night. Both vessels were sunk. So far as is known there is only one survivor from both ships. Fear Big Death List London, Nov. Lloyd's dis- patch from Belfast says the col- iision occurred off Carlingford Lough, an inlet in the Irish coast. The Retriever was inward bound. A few bodies nave been washed ashore in the county Down cosst. The dispatch says it is feared that 300 Mvss have been lost. Only 50 On Connemara London, Nov. marine superintendent of the London and Northwestern Railway said that BO far as he knew there were on- ly 50 passeiigers on the Conne- mara. Her crew numbered 31. Heavy Sea Runnin UK1LLIAXT RUSSIAN GEXEKALS NOW LEADING RUM AN IAN S Famous Military Experts Aiding1 in Rejecting- in- vaders From the Country They Hoped To Successes. London. Nov. Entente's device's for handling Field-Marshal Vo .MacKeiisen's assaults upon Rumania already show signs of maturity. retreat in Uobrudja, which ended more than a wed: aKo. lias been transformed 'into an offensive. Official reports from Bucharest ami Petrograd say that i Teuton assaults, vc-hile in -Iin! Valley, they are pursuing the routed Bavarian. lioth shins sank immediately, with an sweep is now believed to have been definitely turned back. t-siimated loss of lift; of about TOO. _ _ fifty jiaseengers and fi crtttt' of. 31 i aboat'fi ihe Connemara, there is only' one survivor. It is virtually certain then: were no United Statesers aboard. Tlie entire crew' of the Retriever were lost. Many bodies are being ashore oiv the Irish coast. The weather was so rough, that it would have been impossible to launch any boats even had time permitted. was a strange two men in it in at Caron, SaSu in fact, the mode of seems to hav.e been exactly the same. yujionntendent Horrigan of the Cal- gary Division, K.N.W..M.P., sent detec- tives and officers here on the early morning train, while officials of the Calgary brunch of the Merchants Jiank are also on the scene. motor car with vicinity of the town yesterday, and it is expected ihat they the two .who robbed the bank. The mem tier the ,staff who was held up by the bandits is F. It. Lewis, ledger-keeper. He was asleep in tiie room adjoining the bank office whe.ii he was awakened by two burglars, who flashed an electric searchlight in his face and made him yet out of bnd. They then tied him up with a clothes line, and secured the Iteys to the interior of the vault. Tho brick surrounding the surface of the vault was then torn down by the robbers, who. it was discovered this morning, obtained picks for Una work by breaking into the C.P.R. soc- lion house. A dull explosion followed after which the men departed. It was not until 5 o'clock that Lewis man- aged to free himself, and inform -Man- Rupert Wickson of what, had hap- pened. U is thought the bandits es- caped In :i Ford car which'was found inissinar by a resident of the town when he went to his garage this morn- ing. A local garage was also .broken into, and ten gallons of gasoline tak- en. There is absolutely no .clue to the direction in which tlie men wont and Lewis has onl> a vague descrip- tion of their appe'aranco. Inspector Newsom, of Calvary, Is in charge for the mounted police at 'Xcotoks, and is assisted by two detectives and several constables. IS months in Rcgfritf Jail for accept- ing- a bribe to oppose the hanish-the- bar bill fii December, 1913. Cawthorpe was tried for the same but the jury disagreed. HP. up tin for trial in January next. 'All I can do Is ask for their resig- nations." said Premier Martin today. "I have not, any means of compelling them to resign. their, resignations are not received by the time the bouse meets, however, I expect the legisla- ture will take steps to declare their seats vacant." Premier Martin stated todpy that there was no probability a session of the legislature before the end of the year. H would take that long to prepare a legislative program. "The weather during the day lias been .consistently cold and rainy, al- though at night, the sky has actually cleared and given promise of improve- ment. "The enemy has made no further-at- tempt to retake trenches recently cap- tured by us." Intermittent Cannonade Paris, Nov. was inter- mittent the Somme j front, and in the region of Fort Vauxlj and Fort Donaumont, north of Ver-1 dun. last night, the war office nounced today. Elsewhere calm pre- Germans Repulsed London, Nov. German for- ces last night entered British tren- ches near Gvinchy, seven miles east of Bethune, says the British official statement issued today, but tlie in- vaders were immediately expelled. Germans Friday launched a counter attack east of Gucmlficonrt. the state- ment adds, but they suffered heavy losses in proportion to their strength. A big patriotic rally is being planned by the local patriotic fund committee, to be'held next Fri- day evening in the auditorium of Wesley church, in preparation for the week of canvass VKit is to follow for subscriptions to the pa- triotic fund. T. M. Tweedic. M. P. P., of Cal- oary, is to be one of the promin- ent speakers at this rally, and it is likely that other outside speak- ers may be procured. Mr. Twee- die is president of the Southern Alberta branch of the patriotic fund, and is well-known as ail en- tertaining speaker. (lavs of the new Italian offensive, the been The losses are said to distributed as follows: talten U' ffe-ather favors the Italian ad- vance, which continued yesterday over a more extended area, and was increas- ingly violent. The dispatch says the Austrian general, Bonlevich, lias ask- ed for having been to withdraw three divisions Prisoners are reported to have said that Austrian battalions iiow do not eon tain more than GOO men, one half of whom are from new classes, rival on the battle front is rei of the Kaiser Jaeger regiments from the Tyrol and Rumanian fronts. Fall Months -Have Not Been Now Brilliant Russian Leaders London, Nov. despatches t from various sources indicate that j Major-General Hertholet has dispos- ed-his high command in a manner'be- lieved to be more effective against tlie highly organized German machine- with which 'Field-Marshals Von Piilk-. i enhayn, aad Von Mackcnscn seek to I destroy. Rumania. "Russia's latest contribution to tbr. Rumanian staff Licut.-Col. yladi- m'ir Sakharoff, one of the most bril- liant strategists in ail the arm- lies, J-le has. arrived in Bucharest, and' 'will7 forthwith 'take command'Uf the. army of Russians, Rumanians1 ami Serbians that had to retreat before, OtUwa, Nov. 4.-The total recruit- Von Mackonsen in Dobrudia. General ing for the fortnignt ended October .11 j s kUflrofr into prominence last amounted to 2830 as compared-with jn lhe Kussian offensive in for the preceding two weeks. This makes a total for the month of 5999 as against fi3S7 for the month of September, and 72G7 for the month of August. The extent of the dropping off may be the total r__. of the year were trict leads the list for Galicia. General fiialyvev, another distin- guished Russian, has been1 assigned to the passes of the Lower Carpath-. ians. General Iltiesco, who organized Toronto dis- i two weeks But Not Roth- weil Also Suffers For The Empire Calgary and Edmonton pall- ors report that Col. J. S. Stewart is listed as seriously ill in the casualty iists. cablegrams received locally do not bear out the report. -Mrs. Aivin Vice-President Grant Hall in charge -Western lines of the C.P.R., spent the two days ill the south, going north Inat evoninn after visiting the construction cams at the end ot steel on the I.ethbndse-Weyburn line. He was accompanied on his tour of tins district by General Superintendent Cameron and District Superintendent Cotterell. Jlr.' Hal! is greatly pleased with the prosperity everywhere evident in Southern" Alberta. The wheat crops arc turning out above expectations ac- cording to the reports compiled by the company, and coal anil lumber are moviug well, while the traffic in gen- eral merchandise is the heaviest In the his.tory of Southern Alberta. Mr. Hail does not think there will be a 60 Entombed Birmingham. Nov. or more men are entombed in the Bessie mines, of. the Sloss Scheffield Steel and Iron company, 20 miles west of Birmingham, as a result early to- day an-explosion. More than half are said to be -white men. Officials believe the blast, was caused by gas. Toronto comes next with 039. The total recruiting to date is (Spec'iiil to Hie" Carclston, Nov. two cars came to the yard yesterday and few AN EARLY START IS BIG FACTOR INTHE CONTEST Til.- big prizes ill the Lethbriuge .mhscripllons during Iho early weeks Hold's Automobile Prize Contest ,of tho contest than they w I. when will midoubtedly In those who miil-e i .-ompctition becomes more Keen. The Sally start? ,e indicated by the fact that j their recruits for the fcrst month jnlo Mc, who has been responsible for the Wallachian front, has also gone to Rumania. Retreat Continues Petrograd, Nov. re- treat of the Austro-Gcrman forces in Jlul valley, the southern Trausyl- vanian front, was announced today Mtcl L1IV, ..._ 492 men. Montreal comes next ported j 474, Manitoba and Saskatchewan 42S, British Columbia 423, Kingston 2SC, Maritime Provinces 281, London 185, Alberta 163, Quebec 118. For the month Montreal leads the list with Merchants of the city and oth- ers who have display windows at their disposal, are being specially appealed to by the local patriotic fund committee, through Wie Her- ald, to make a special display along patriotic lines, as a medium of publicity some time next week, for the campaign that is to open on Tuesday, November 14th, for subscriptions to the patriotic fund, A keen competition .is expected amonp the merchants and others fcr the handsomest and nwst un- ique patriotic "window." the war department. Additional prisoners and four guns have been taken by the Rumanian forces. "Huns Admit Retreat Berlin, via Sayville. Arov. heights, south-west of Altschauz, on the Hungarian-Rumanian front, baa been occupied by the Rumanians, the office announced today. In the region of Predal the Austro-Germau- forces recaptured a position from the itiiinanians. Portions of the Russian main posi- tion on the >s7nrayuvka .river, south- east of Lemberg, were taken by storm Friday, by Austro-German troops, the German official statement says. Attacks on the German positions on tho Somme front, Fri.-lay. northwest, of Coiircelotte, and in the Gneude- court-Les-Boeufs se.ctor, were repuls- ed. Rumanians Advance Bucharest, via London, Nov. war office announced this morning that Rumanian troops have advanced to the west of Buzu stream and also at Table Butzi. on the Transylvanian front. West of Jiul pursuit of the forces continues. Ther forces continues. Thero. has been bombardment all along the Danube. WHIRLWIND FINISH: TO U. S. CAMPAIGN rinshot is the hand. He is in the Hcsmtai at Boulogne. NOW., and nte.-i will be: Vote scliGdine uccunes tv liv loniiins over tho rwilnr vole issued as soon as Iho subscriptions: srhwlul." forth on the Conlert i ami money for same-arc tnrnod jnto mgo "twill on noticed that thei'.ivo conical office. The contest only I .'hrmiU-i decline from to six and a half c.osing the i moil 10% For instance. Ihir. Saturday heforu Olivjstinas. Tho time "ml m-xt a year's snhscription will1 for wlnnlnB is short, so make every hrinir 12000'regular votes; the week jininulo count, fnllmvlmi it will hrinr 11.200 and less Ask the Contest Mananor hVnfoi.inirvc.eli I If everything regarding tlie contest Early Start'for Winners i is not nerfocily clem- to you, Tho votes have been so'writo or call upon thp .Contest Man- ih-t thiw with tho carlv start wlll'aBor, phone 046. .Content depa t- hv-e mlTo In advantage' over thoseUnont of The Herald located in the Itn'illngI later Candidates will also Hull block, ground floor, TO Street Sud it Lir.wiaior to secure votes toring to Manyberries, and he well, pleaded with the nature of the, country through which the new road is going. Tho farmers arc all pros- perous in that district and good traf- fic may be expected from the time the first train is rim. MARKETS Spot Wheat.............. Local track wheat her Local track oats Rome, viaxLondon, Nov. iJBecember oats tinuinc their new offensive against 1 December flax {ho Austro-Hungarian forces in i___.J____............------- ihe Carso region, the Italians ad-' WEATHER vanced in the direction of ihe i Wippach river for a distance of (High..................... more than one kilometre. During Low the day the Italians took 5S3 pria- .-.F.o.n oners. temperature. 173 Toronto, Nov. E. A. Kenip. inistpr wlUlOft portfslio in the fed- for will make his last speech before an .New 4. candidates lor from Ws home atatCi Everv Democratic county organization in lew Jersey will send delegates to ihadow Lawn. tlie presidency, and prominent cam paign orators in general, will make their last spoken appeals for votes today Some time around i ministfr wiUlOft portfalio >n me Von" t m1 Charies R ended his pollti- direct .n.iil ______ r .iit rridnv. hut the lest day ot today Some time arounu when the last cheer has died away, ,j. v v v v Ihe last red fire has burned out, and the last parader has gone home, .the campaign will be virtually proceeded at onto t iinr-t deliisraons n Toronto this evening, eat travels Friday, but. the Isst day ot meeting of i Ward'one. Conservative association, .J 0110 of the hardest. He makes five speeches' here this at- w-ird Qllf Conseryauve ussuciuituii, nicated to the meeting on ternoon, and will deliver his final iielnl "of the rtomiiilon government Its dress at a rally in Madison Square ihelialtot tne ijoiiiiio t will close the greatest 59 intention to seek from parliament an- 43 other appeal to the British house 'higher further extension of Us ,lerm ot Garden, which will close the greatest Republican rally ot the campaign in New York City. President Wilson, at Long .Branch LINER WAS ATTACKED BY A SUB. Touloa, via London, Nov. 4. French liner Douhkala reports an attack upon her .by a submarine which she beat off 'after'a flght lasting ters of. an hour, conducted ttt a range of 6000 yards. The sub- marine is..said to have fired seven shells. ;