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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 6, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta fferaW VOLUME VIII. LETHBRIDGE, ALBEKTA, SATUHpAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1915 NUMBER 277 KING1LL Zaimis to Remain in Con- Election Till- After the War Athens, via London, Nov. liament will be disolved King Constantino, and M. Xairnis probably will reconsider his determination not to return to tlie office of premier, in tlie interval which must elapse before a general election can be called ac- cording to opinions expressed in au- tlioirative quarters'here. It is expected that.all but two of the ministers in the Zaimis cabinet .will retain their portfolios. Says Zaimis Will Quit Paris, Noii. an- tioi'iice that King Constantino has ileinit.ly accepted the re sign ation of the Zaimis cabinet, says a Havas dispatch from Athens. Gone Any hope which the Entente Allies may "have entertained that friendly neutrality of Greece, might'be con- Van Home Chooses Kaiherine Hughes Edmonton, Nov. Kathcr- ine Uuglics is expected in Montreal very shortly as slio was due to leave London on the 27th of last month on a Dutch liner leaving liottcrdam to touch England on that date. After a little over two years' .sojourn in Lon- don in the Alberta government offices there, 'Miss Hughes returns to Can- ada at the request of the of tJie late Sir William Van Home, whose biography she is to write. Miss Hughes may also he termed Sir William's literary executor, in that last summer when the railway mag- nate was in London, looking forward to perhaps another decade of life's in- terest he drew plans for historical to he done in collaboration with the author of the Black-Robed Voyaecur. When Sir William realized that it should not he granted to him to carry out his literary wishes he left tlie request that Miss Hughes take up tiie work singly along the lines suggested by him in London. The literary intimacy between Sir William arid Miss Hughes started when the former wrote the preface to tlie author's life of his old friend Fa- ther Lacombc. TWENTY MEN AND GIRLS KILLED IN NEW YORK FIRE New York, N.Y., Nov. ty men and girls were killed, and more than 50 others injured, ac- cording to the police, !n a fire that swept through the four-itorey wooden' structure on North Sixth street, in the WNIiamfiburg section of Brooklyn today. Within a short time after the fire was discovered eight girls had been burned to death on fire escapes, while a number of others, the police say, met a similar fate before they could reach the es- capes. The fire; started close to the- stairway on th'e first floor, and spread so speedily that escape by the stairs frorri the upper floors was entirely cut off. The upper floors were occupied by shirt concerns and cloak man-j- companies. Between 350 and 400 operatives, mostly young girls, were at work there, it was said, when the fire broke out. It was among these employees that most Of the casualties occurred. Enemy Submarines Pass Through Gibraltar Straits Paris, Nov. Straits .of. Gibraltar have again been passed by German submarines, which on Thursday sank two'. French and.one Italian steam- ship. The crew of one vessel-is-missing. Couldn't Find Doctor for King London, Nov. letter from Corporal Fred Clark of the military mounted police in France describes lifs futile gallop for two miles when King George was injured. He says: "Tho horse started kicking as the King lay oh tjie ground, hut several of the staff ran and picked the UP- They then 'jaid him down again a little distance away. One of them ran.up to me and said, breathlessly, "Go, find a doctor; ride like, hell.' "I went on a straight gallop for two miles, but could not find a doctor any- where. They were all out on duty with their regiments. So I returned and reported, "They then picked the King up ag- ain, and carried him to his automo- bile. He had been lying on the ground about .ten, minutes, evidently rather seriously injured. I happened he the only man there, except the King's escort." London, Nov. au- thorities have taken the necessary Edmonton, Nov. a judgment A schedule of the dates on which given by Judge Taylor, of the dis-'the French government horse buying trict court, W. M Ingram, organuer for the Licensed Victuallers' Associ- .SDO.head of.jhorsGs haie been pur- ation, was found guilty of bribery chased by the commission at an av- the recent prohibition campaign. He erage. price' of from to Zaimis has consented to reconstruct says a .semi-official'statement issued the cabinet and that the Chamber oi Deputies will he dissolved. The 'Khaki, league...is to be the name oi the in Lethbridge Tnatrwiirlook after the returned sol- diers. At a meeting last night of the committee elected for that purpose, JMayor Hardie was elected president of the new league, and J. R. Oliver, secretary. A committee oi A. M. Giace, S Bill R A Smith and F. M. Uiches, was appointed to in- terview the Y.M.C.A. directors with a view to securing monthly tickets for the "Y" for the returned sol- diers, the league to pay for the tick- ets. It is to be understood, of course, that the ''Y" rules regarding smok-j would be relaxed Medicine Hat, Nov. -maxi- mum pcniltj two jears in Edmon ton_penitentiary, was imposed by Mr. Justice McCarthy on Oscar Gunther whom he found guilty this morning of sedition. The prisoner took- .bis" sentence calmly. His counsel, Mr. Blanchajrd and a stamped envelope, and tne let- ter stated in part that the writer would.be glad to hear from Atkm- tion to or for any person in order to at Bucharest anil received here by j induce any voter to vote at an elec- wircless from Berlin This action j tion has .been taken it announced be 1 The accused sent a letter, dated cause' of- -the Austro-German July 9, 1915, to C. Arkinstall, of tion of the Servian bank of the Da- Sedgewick, in which was enclosed nube. Russian men of. war which (led into tlie Roumanian liarbor of Gruia already have been disarmed and the crews number SGfl interned at Kus; that. payment's for scrutineers wojld he promptly paid letter was sent by registered mail and contained five, other names, whom Ar- kmstall to approach in ordet to. induce' them 'to vote. It. came out in the; trial that about 200 similar letters liad been, sent in the same mariner to other parties. com- mission .will; purchase horses at dif- ferent points, is as follows Hat, (J. Reed's Nov. 8 Dunmore. Nov. 9 Maple Creak, Nov. 10 High River, -Nov. Cardstou, Pincher Taber, NOT 19 Bassano, Nov. 20, Say Germans Left M Thousand Dead 'London, Nov. fortunes of recruiting offices for the new Lethbridge battalion of Infantry will be opened in. the city shortly. In tiew, of the fact, however, that more men. are still needed for the 39th Bat- war are showing the customary flue tery, active recruiting will not corn- ig would be relaxed, i asked for a" reserve-case; This It was decided to form sub-commit- refused, but does not prevent him an- tees which.would take week about in receiving returned' soldiers Officers at eastern" points will be informed of the existence of the lea- gue in order that ..they may in turn pass on the information to soldiers without: homes. The concert to be given bj the children of the North Ward at Christmas will receixe the support of the league. Chinese Majority for Restoration of Monarchy Pekin, Nov. of the 18 provinces of China.'aiready have vot- ed for the restoration of the mon- archy, Minister Affairs-Lu Cheng IJsiang todav told v Obata, secretary- of -the.-Japanese .legation This, he said, ,was- the government's reason for feeling'-.that" it could not legally defer the decision of the peo- ple. tuations along the eastern front. Vi- enna asserts the Russian1 the Stripa lias been repulsed com- pletely, 2000 men being captured. Petrograd asserts the attack.of the invaders west of Dvinsk was beaten pealing. One' point about the' sentence that with iP00 deaa" !eft is in favor of the-accused'is the'fact i-the field in the defence of Riga, that this sentence will date fronr. the The Russian troops are now assist- ROB POST OFFICE AT ALAMEDA Estvan, post of- fice safo in stamps, and in.postal notes, ranging' from 25 cents to ?l6.00, were taken; also a pouch containing a number of prom- isaory notes with the name of 0. Cronk on the outside. In making their, get-away, the thieves car, No. lamps time that he was'takeh'into custody. That was some .time in June.'last. .erl by war ships, which have been shelling German positions at Schlok. mehce until tlie -Battery is filled j Any apply to enlist with the new battalion, however, will be sworn on and held-until actual training com- mences. the new battalion been received, but are expected In- a few days. It Is under- stood-that, many have already applied for places in the ranks of the new I unit. Athens, Nov. 6, Two divisions of British troops are ou the way from Saloniki to the Bulgarian frontier. More soldiers are entraining to follow the Initial force. Inasmuch as French troops are already operating about Make Long Haldane May Become War Inkling of Kitchener's Object in East London, Nov.- Post says that Earl Kitch- Secretary for War, has been entrusted with an important mission in the near East, and has already departed from London. Strumnitza, it is likely that this Is the I founded." Officially Announced L'ondon, Nov. was officially announced this evening that Field Marshal Earl Kitchener had none to the eastern theatre of war. The offi- cial statement reads: "Earl Kitchener, at the request of his colleagues, has left England for a short visit to the eastern theatre of war." "It is generally says the Post, "that Earl Kitchener's business will necessitate a stay so prolonged that it will be necessary to. fill his place at the War Office before long. It is true that he has not resigned, b.ut the importance of his rand makes it possible that his resign- ation is only delayed. 'The suggestion has been made that Lord Haldane be brought War Office, but this is probably un- destination of the British. Enter Nilh Amsterdam, Nov. 6, via London. A telegram from a Sofia news agency says that one Bulgarian division has entered the Serbian city of Nish. Serbians Claim Victory received to- iy-' from Serbian Bonrces 'concerning the 'victory, which the Serbians aay they iare won over the Bulgarians at Iscar, situated at the .entrance, to Bab- una Pass; In the. southern section of the "British cavalry and French Infantry are said to have tak- en part in the battle. If it' is true that were routed, and are in full flight -for Teles, the safety of Prilep and Monastir is assured for the present. First Church Parade of 39th Battery The first church parade of the 39th Battery will be held tomor- row. The of the Bat- tery will fall in at, the regular place at 10.30, and.thote who at- tend the Anglican .churches will parade to St. the bal- ance going to Knox church x Reiteration of the report that, Ear! Kitchener has placed his resignation as Secretary of War in the hands of the King 'has brought forth an author- ized categorical statement to the con- trary as follows: "Not only is it untrue that Earl Kit. tihener has resigned, but it is equally untrue that his lordship ever tendered his resignation to tlie King." According to the Daily Earl Kitchener saw the King on Thursday night, as was announced yesterday, at the King's own request. The urging the government not to delay disclosure of actual facts, suggests that Lord Derby, ivlib is now in charge of -British recruiting, would make an excellent war minister. Much Speculation The morning newspapers of London devote considerable space to specula- tion 'in regard to War Office but be- yond brief official, announcement that Premier Asquith ,.is in charge ttm- porarily no authbratiye information has been given out. BELIEVE NlflDD INT REIURN10IU OFFICE London, NOT, fi Conjectures are as numerous as known facts are'few future plans of Earl Kit- chener. Surmises are for most part based on the assumption that Field Marshal Kitchener will .not return to .the War Office but th'e temporary in- stallation of Premier Asquith m the 'post indicates that there is no defi- nite conclusion as regards changes in the war department, should it be de- cided that Earl Kitchener's genius can be better utilized in other fields Comment in the morning papers in-, riicated belief in some quarters that to'find a strategist they saw rather! the orator and. enthusiast. Itwould not ,be right "to say they were, car-4 ned oS their feet but has besn magnetic and resiling decisions have been rapid Who on such au- thority can dispute them The Daily Chronicle editoruUly, points out various possibilities' of the situation, first the probability of a marked addition to the importance of-the general staff in London, the 'tendency of which would be to sep- arate clearly the administrative re- sponsibilities of the war minister from' tlie strategic the sudden development regarding chiet of the staff and make the Earl Kitchener related to the vis.it war ministers role diflerent from _ that, which Earl Kitchener hitherto had filled added.: There was a remote possibility of some kind of joint staff being constituted by the Allies at Paris for the purpose of pooling military councils. of General Joffre to London recent- ly. In this" connection the; Weekly Nation made ,m interesting rcvela tion "Gen. Joffre s visit" it says, ''has been one of the personal sensations of the war. Our politicians. expected SUCCUMBS TO INJURIES Ottawa; Oht, Nov. chie, organist at McLeod street Meth- odist church, died today from gunshot njuries received Monday last. When hunting near Hardley, Que He was a native of Charlottetoun, PEL "BILLY" CARNILL'S GUARDIAN ANGEL SAVES HIM FROM DEATH FIVE TIMES AT THE FRONT London Daily Suppressed by the Authorities Shattered With Shrapnel, Another Hero of Ypres is Back Many_ Apply to from Sid Renton Died on Battle Field pa luted, black; Dr. Galloway, DR. FREELAND DEAD Ottawa, Ont., Nov. Anthony. Froeland, collector'inland revenue for Ottawa, is his 59th year. He was -prominent fn tlie opposition to regulation 17 in the bMingual contro- versy, London, Nov. Globe -which was suppressed In thu govern ment had been inviting trouble for some time, daring tht au thorities to take official notice of: its .disregard of some of the wishes of the officials of the bureau and of its .unrestrained denunciation of members of the cabinet who incurted its wrath An attick vLsterdaj bj the Globe on certain ministers In connection with .the'.administration of tlie war office and its positive re Je iteration toai> notwithstanding offi- cial denial tint Secretary Kitchener had resigned seenscd to have decided the authorities on the suppression of the paper. j The plant and copies of the issues' and radiator The car belonged to DUKE TAKES SOME OF LOAN; Ottawa, Ont., .Noy, T. White that -H.II.H. the Oov- ernor-Oeiieral has. intimated his de- sire to subscribe to the Canadian war loan when issued pi name of His Koyal Highness will head the.list of Heart touching depot yesterdav into a group of as it is to say wann hearted friends who welcomed farewell to those inarch away :quaHy Join Engineers ig f only minutes when i He calls himself the lucky ration to jom The) yill be jut .through medical examination and tof yesterday and by the police. copies i tbdav were seized SON DECORATED FCM BRAVERY Ottawa Ont Col 11 H McLean, M P of Queen s Sunbury who received word that his son. now it the, front, hart been awarded the D.S.O. for conspicuous bravery, in holding the trenches against an en piny atlac1 has been appointed by the'-JIinister of Milltta as a special re orultiiig officer for the Maritime pro! nesses the home- coming of those ben who have been .-cry- through the fightj and won their j Fi glory w ith the (joa wounds .they have suffered Canada ys many these today, the remnants of those first regiments of Canadians who went through the of death" at Ypre's, stemming the German tide ithat threatened to sweep away the British .tines in the last vain effort to reach Calais One by one they arc coming back, men who once were stiong, limping home uith shattered limbs and torn j November wheat.......... 101ft that a considerable detachment, .will leave next Wedncsdaj for Ottawa to become attached to this important arm of the-'service a piece of shrapnel struck hiiR in the man of-the squad, and considers it'a miracle that he is alive to tell of it. .The last time he was wounded he n.is, so shattered bj shrapnel that he was left m the trenches for dead. Bilh left I'thbndge last August with Jock Waddell, and the machine gun squad which the two of them OFFICERS ARE' NOT TO LOSE 'POSITION Ottawa, Ont.. Nov. the oack of his head Again he went of the Minister of, Militia, the hospital, and again he came back [wounded officers, instead of losing to the trenches One day a piece of their seniority and positions m their shrapnel struck him in the left breast, I regiments; through being Invalided, but a heavv pocketbook he was on .their recoverj and return to Carmangay is now In the lead in, grain shipments in southern Alberta. Bow Island is second, with many oth- er points running tnem close. Since the 1st of September nearly half a, million buajiels have shipped from Carmangay, while Bow Island is not verj far behind, and points like Noble, Warner and Barons are high. Threshing is proceeding In the Iveth- bridge district with degrees Offers of threshing outfits from the north have been received by the C.P R, but there appears to be lit tie disoosit'on on the part of farm- ,ers to give any guarantee of 1 ouni outfits. Owners of outfits are not anxious to move in unless some guar- antee is given that a reasonable am- ount of work will be given them. Soine points report the need of Hireahing outfits, such as Foremost and Spring Coulee, but other report that outfits are not needed. MARKETS luces durin next (ew weeks. bodies, the look of pain still linger- ing in their eyes, men Mho with the comrades thcyJeft dead upon tbe.field of battle, wrote of Canada largo across the pages, of histoi) 1h 'IhusB terrible April days 'liilU Carnilt, JB one ot these With' caiTe he liuiptd off the car ttepi at tbfl Peeember wheat November oats December flax 42 171 4 WEATHER High ...i1. ii........... Low.................... Fwmnt: and tying him, the shrapnel glanc- ing off Escape No 3 Shot UP at Ftttubtrt His finish came at Festubert His the front resume as far as possible their former positions The former system, whereby the officers art re- drafted into other units, was the sub- parti was getting the guns into po- Ject of much complaint among th> of- silion when a '.'Jack Johnson" burst flcere, as they in most eases preferred fairly m the centre of tlie group, kill-'. to remain attached to their old rest- ing flic of the party, and knocking ments. Billy unconscious He tay for three hours m the trenches before being LIMITED TO MOO picked up His bod) was with took him down to Urn hospital at Bctiiunc, and the doctors picked of shrapnel from his flesh like plucking feathers from a duck. OS-PAGB London, Nov. .Money Order department, of the post office basTis- sued a circular advising tiubHC' that hereafter no individual or flnn will be permitted to send more than weekly -to any onfc per- BOD or firm IB the SUtw, don, CHARGED WITH ASSISTING ALIENS Erevan, Saslt, Noi Lemm, known in Ealcvan, brother ot tie former propraetor of the EmpreM Hotel, was arrested at the interna- tional boundary by Corporal Morren and Constable Weight, on a charge of assisting alien enemies the MANITOBA COMMITTEE Winnipeg, Man, Nov. ernment haa namdd the tyllOinflk; committee to cooperate minion commission in. dftylftag and .means for caring for 'ntaimd'1, soldiers: Sir Dame! McMillan, 'ATM; Nanion, J. H. Ashdown; G W. Alien and1 0. V. .Haitls" Winnipeg and J. S. ;