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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 6, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta Party Seeking to Land at Ever ett, Wash.' Opposed By the Police tf BORDEN MAY BE HIGH COMMISSIONER BATTLE ENSUES AND MANY ARE INJURED Over Two Hundred Men and Women Placed Under Arrest Result of Feud London, Nov. is some gossip here that Sir Robert Bordcn will assume the high rommlssionerKhip's du- Ues in London, relieving Sir George i'ertey on his .appoint- ment as minister of overseas militia. Seattle, Nov. Sis men are dead, and are suffering today from bullet wounds as a result of the bat- tle Sunday at Bverelt. Wash., 30 miles north of Seattle, when mem- bers of tlio Industrial Workers of the World sought to land in this city from the steamer Verona, which had car- ried tiiom from Seattle. The boat was met by Sheriff Donald Jlcltac, of Snohomish, who with a posse, fqtbade the muu to land. A sliot fired from the Verona, according to the boat's ofticers, was followed immediately by firing from both sides. The stcamor hastened back to Seattle with dead and wounded. The Seattle police took the dead to the morguo, tlio wounded to the city hospital, and the unwoundetl lo the city jaii. One member of the Everett citi- zens' nosso, C. 0. Curtis, formerly sec- ond lieutenant in the Washington fionat Guard, was killed and 111 others wounded. Including the wounded, there are men and three women under ar- rost here. Forty-one men were taken from the second steamer, which fail- ed to rcr.ch Everett. Women were taken from a motor bus, which Imd convoyed them from the northern boundary of Seattle, where they had disembarked" from the Everett Inter- urban car. The fight was a result of the long contest between the I.YV.W.'s ami the citizens of Everett over a 1- hold street meetings in that city. Deputy Sheriff Dies Everett, Wash., Nov. W. Beard, former sheriff of Snohom- ish county, and'deputy sheriff in the posse which fought with the Indus- trial Workers of the World, at Ever- ett city wharf Sunday afternoon, died today. He was the seventh man to lose his life On account of the I. W. "VVVs effort to enforce In Everett what they term the "right of free speech." Beard was shot in the chest Election of Hughes Might Re- sult in Closing Market Which Would Be Disastrous Altoona, Penn., Nov. uncontrolled, down a 10-mile grade or the Portage branch of the Pennsyl vania Ilailroad, a heavy coal train to day dashed into four engines standing at Portage Junction, five miles south of here W. K. Thompson, fireman, was killed, and W. A. Baker, engi- neer, was so seriously injured, it was said, he could not recover. Five oth- ers are missing, and are -believed to have been buried in the wreckage. "SOMEWHERE IR FRANCE" IS THEIRS The woman and baby liave given all they had. the heaviest load to the women and children? What have you given? Is it fair to leave Subscribe to the Patriotic Fund HITS A GERMAN WARSHIP London, Nov. British submarine operating in the North Sea reports that she fired torpedoes at a German battleship of the Dreadnought typo. Sunday, making a hit. The amount of damage Inflicted is not kuown, the admiralty an- nounced. f> "If the election of Hughes would mean that Ihe United States would tho duty against Canadlar sheep and hogs, I would hope that he is defeated." That's how much W. F. Stevens provincial livestock commissioner, Jlinks of tho American' market for Alberta livestock. Mr. Stevens was 111 ho city Saturday. He is taking u couple of weeks' holidays and will visit a number of friends in the south- ern part of the province. In speaking Herald reporter, air. Stevens mentioned the heavy shipments of cattle -aud. other livestock from the south to Chicago, St. Paul aud other markets across the line, aud said: "If the duty were put on our market in Alberta would go mighty flat. It is the enormous demand of the Chicago market that assimilates our heavy offerings of this season of the yeah Certainly Canadian live- stock men and wool growers do not hope for tho defeat of the Democrats on Tuesday." While talking with the Herald man, Geo. M. Hatch came along, and On hearing of the great growth of the Lethbridge stock yards Mr. Stevens was greatly pleased. He looks for Lethbridge" to bo the third big live- stock distributing centre of the pro- vince. It should have been recog- nized long ago, he thinks, 'but the present combination of circumstances is bound to bring the yards into pro- minence. The farmers are both anxious to secure cattle and they have the money to buy them, so the in- crease in livestock holdings is bound to be great. Mr.' Stevens, however, does not think the south will ever be ,i great hog-raising district. The south will raise the sheep while the north is raising the hogs. Alberta will feed more stackers this winter than ever before, thinks the commissioner. The reason is that Al- berta has the feed while the farmers of Manitoba are selling off part of their herds to liquidate their debts. A lot of Manitoba stackers are coming into Alberta now and the south farm- ers are taking most of them. Several MANY POINTS REPORTING CAR SHORTAGE FOR GRAIN SHIPMENTS POLAND mm O 0 But Believe Delay in Threshing By Snow Will Relieve the Situation Germans and Austrians Say They Will Give Poles a New Constitution MORE HUGE YIELDS ARE BEING REPORTED Vienna, Nov. announce- ment that the Austro-Hungarian and German emperors have proclaimed in- dependence for Poland, was made here last night. The news spread rap- idly throughout the city and the .pop- ulation hailed it as marking one of the greatest events of the war. The new constitution of Poland will be framed by a body of Poles, to be selected later. It is understood that the selection of these delegates will ie left entirely to a decision of the people. (CONTINUED ON PAGE 0) Enter for One of Herald's Free Christmas Gifts You May Be the Winner of a 7-passenger Studebaker Tour- ing Car, or a 5-passenger Chevrolet, or a Upright Pi- ano, or One of the Other Costly Prizes Which Will Be Given Absolutely Free by The Full Details of the Big Prize Offer on the Contest Page in This Issue Get Time For Winning Is Short. How would YOU like to receive an the Saturday before Christmas. If you are contemplating outeung but are waiting to see what others are going to do, we wish to say that yoi elegant 7-pa5Senger touring car, or even a.-5-passenger auto for a Christ- mas present? It is not an impossi- bility, by any means. The Herald is offering a-list of costly prizes abso- lutely froe to the public, among which are two 1917 touring cars, a Willis piano, cabinets of beautiful silver- handsome furniture, etc. TTiese costly awards will be given in ex- change for six and a half week's ef- forts in bohalt of The the securine of new subscriptions, renew- als amf collections In the territory covered' by The Herald outside of except that which conies energy and ambition. "Fairness to- wards all; partiality toward is the motto of tho contest. Time for Winning is Short If von havo failed lo read the details are wasting valuable time. It would be far more'lo your interests if. -you made tho most of the first period of the contest and secured the utmost in votes for your efforts, as It is VOTES that will decide the prize-winners and the vote schedules decline from week to week. First Vote Period Ends Saturday Saturday, November llth, ends Ihe first vote period, anrt 'there will be a decline of almost 10% during the fol lowing week 111 the regular vote .schedule, and the same percentage o; decline each following week. The opening day of the contest is Wednes day, but candidates may begin active Struck Rock in Abitibi Eight Were Rescued Haileybury, Out., Nov. has been brought here, that five men were drowned in the Abitib Falls, last Thursday. river near Twin A scow loaded with timber and carrying men was being towed by a launch, when it crashed-Into a hidden rock and cap- sized. Bight were rescued. Tho fifth victim, an employee of the Canadian Stewart company, whose name is nol known, was drowned when ho swam out to the rescue. John Duke, of West Mcath, and Dan Couvette, of New Bruswick, were tak- en off. ANOTHER NORWEGIAN London, Nov to the Rilzan Agency, stavanger correspon- dent, the Norwegian steamer Saturn, a vessel of 9M tons, has been sunk by a German submarine. The crew was saved. cov Letlibridge. Everyone over the age of 16 years is invited to compete for the prizes, except employees of The Herald or their families. No one will havo any advantage over the others day, but candidates may begin active excent that which comes for more voto-getting and subscription-getting before that time. Get your nomina- tion entry to the Contest Manager without jdelay. Arouse your enthus- iasm and your and resolve to get that free 7-passcnger louring car for YOUR: Christmas prei- ent. You can do it It you make the of flic offer, we wouli do so at advise you to The time for Ottawa, Nov. post office de- part mont Issued the following mem- orandum relative to overseas units for soldiers at noon today: "In view of numorous enquiries aa to the last date on which parcels can bo posted to ensure delivery to over: seas soldiers before Christmas, It1 is thought well to state, having regard to irregularities in the Atlantic ser- vice, that the earlier parcels for over- seas soldiers are mailed Iho better, if it is desired they should be deliver, ed before Christmas, this being par- Threshing Htfoughout Southern AI- lerta is 35 and 40'per cent finished according to the reports re- ceived today from crop correspondents "throughout the south. In some districts, notably east of the city, more than this percentage is done, but north and south, especially In the districts lying closer to the mountains, the percentage is smaller. Today's snow has held up threshing in some parts. The storm area is not extensive, Lethbridge appearing to be the centre. In the Cardston district there was no snow, but Spring Coulee district and east received quite a-fall during the night. Bast of Taber and Foremost, there was no snow, and north of Carmangay on the Alderside line there will be little delay. In the district about Lethbridge, hoNvever, threshing will be held up for three or four days. The feature of this week's reports is the increasing number of points re- porting shortage of cars, with eleva- tors full Nothing in the nature of a blockade has occurred yet, however and the C.P.H. hopes that within the next week the supply of cars will he more plentiful. The delay caused bs the storm will also result in removing the car shortage danger at many points. RETLAW Retlaw, Nov. in th( immediate vicinity of Retlaw will be completed within the next week. and south-west of Retlaw, in the Sun and Dec-ring district, it will take two -weeks of good threshing weathe to finish up. Flax is just now in i good and fit condition to thresh, and the report of threshing returns show the yield of this grain to be relatively as good as wheat. .Terry Dion's flax went Jacob Taylor's IS and Bert Button's 1SV4 bushels per acre. More than the usual jimount of fall ploughing is being tlone, and this, to- gether with the area that was sum- merfallowed, .places a very large area in good shape for next spring sowing. CHAMPION Champion, Alta., Nov. is getting pretty well finished in the neighborhood. Three outfits have closed down for repairs, and a num- ber of the larger outfits are pulling in, partly on finishing work, partly be- cause of scarcity of men. BARONS Barons, Nov. fifteen to twenty days more of good weather be required to complete thresh- ing in this district. The machines were laid up a- couple of days this week owing to excessively high winds. Some; difficulty is being experienced with men, several crews having struck for higher nay. In cases where the demands were not too unreasonable the increase has been granted and the 'men resumed work. In other But Remains on Fred Downer Also Receives Slight Wounds Major A. B. Stafford7 who left her as commander of the 33th batter; las been slightly wounded, accordin to word received on Saturday nigh Major Stafford himself Mrs Stafford here that he has only bee slightly wounded, and is remaining o duty. Major tains the news that Corp. Fred Down- er, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. Down- has also been wounded, but only slightly- No casualty message has yet been received by -Mr. Downer. All the other members of the 39th are well. Hughes and Wilson Rest From Campaign Labors on Eve of Election TO RECEIVE RETURNS QUIETLY AT HOME 360 Majority Predicted for Wil- son in Electoral College for Hughes Fine Gates of "Big Level" at St. Kills Are Flooded St. Catharines, Ont., Nov. most serious accident on the Welland 'anal in 18 years occurred at 5.40 o'clock Sunday evening, when the small steamer J. H. Shraigley, of Sar- nia, 400 tons, laden with coal aud bound from Erie lo Toronto, carried away both the foot-gates of lock No. Now York, Nov. fl. President Wil- son and Charles B. Hughes, candi- dates of the dominant parties for pre- sident, remained quietly at their homes today, recuperating from the labors of the long campaign. The last word sent by them to the people, was the expression that each felt confi- dent of victory. President Wilson's only activity Tuesday will be a trip to Princeton to cast his ballot. Tuesday night he will receive the returns pri- vately in his study at Shadow Lawn. Mr! Hughes remained at his hotel early in the forenoon, but later visited the National Republican headquarters, chiefly, it was stated, to thank tho workers for their efforts on his be- half. He intended to take a drive through the parks this afternoon, and spend the rest of the day .quietly at t his hotel. j On Tuesda I In his home district here, and in the evening he will receive the news ill the hotel here. Mr. Hughes will vote Political headouarters here still pre- 7, turning loose upon the surrounding or activlty today. Last country the entire contents of the: from the political battlefield "big the longest level below! were received aud final instructions the mountain. The accident appeared i scnt. Both chairmen had little to add to be due to the old cause, confusion! to (.heir forecasts issued oil Saturday checking his steamer in e gave Mr. Wilson 364 water, and prevented it striking the j votes in that. body. Larger nartlcipa- bridge'at Geneva-street. of'ivor.ieii as voters in'the nrosi- The Shraigley; groumled ifl. a'mud j farsraign and congressional bank. Many acres of land elections are of keen interest to poli- 'dens on adjacent farms, which border, ticjalls .generally. Returns from-states the boundary of St. Catharines, were oar b> the Patriotic Fund in support of the dependents and families of those who have enlisted from LethbrldEe. This week there will he patriotic speeches in thtUheatrcs patriotic- displays in store windows, patriotic inscriptions on the ud all about the city and a patriotic rally Friday evening.1 Wesley auditorium at which prominent-outside speakers will be present A patriotic afternoon is also being held-in-tho schools Friday afternoon. ;