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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 7, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME ix. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA TUICSOAY, NOVKMBEK 7, M'MBKK 278 CANDIDATES FOR PRESIDENCY OF THE UNITED STATES Chancellor, Failing to Block Plans to.IJcbate His Speech, Adjourns House Amsterdam, NOT; fii via London, Kov. Reichstag .was dismissed amid scenes nf eonstdenibhi indignation by one of UiciiC sudden autocratic decisions which prove Its imwerlcsijness. Tim only full account ofilie proceedings In the German press is given by the licr- Mn correspondent of the DusKnldorfor Anzoiger, other papers having appar- ently been The correspond- says that until a laio hour Friday I'olli tlio Reichstag ami government expected that the session would he continued until Thursday this woek. The chancellor ,huid promised to make n Wednesday, hut on con- j-Uloration lie had declared that there should be no deUate on his speech. lendeni were asked to promise abstention from all discussion. The and Freisinige consented, hut, other factions announced their in- tentions to spoil k on the motion for adjournment and to discuss the chan tellor's spotjch: Tho corr-csncradent says: "For rea BOMS which we are precluded from mentioning publicly, I he house regard ed such a debate as in the highest de- gree undesirable. The matter was ar gued until late in the evening, but party leaders declined to agree to tiie government's proposal, the chancellor decided not to'speak at all." The correspondent adds that in the circumstances, there is no longer an> Tf-asou why the adjournment should lie postponed, Parties aro agreed 1 muzzling order was most undesirable, but "discipline and consideration of the interests of the atate" prevailed, and "only the Socialists voted agajust the motion for adjournment." Bulletins From the War Fronts BRITISH GAINS London, Nov. by Bri- tish troops in the neighborhood of Butte Dewarlecourt, on the Somme front, during operations last night, were announced today by the war office. SAYS BRITISH REPULSED Berlin, via SayviHe, Nov. On the Somme front Monday the British made an attack near Eau- court L'Abbaye, but were immed- iately beaten back, the war office announced today. HUNS ADMIT RETREAT Berlin, via SayvHIe, Nov. On the Transylvanian front, l-n the region of Tulghes, the Russians Monday forced-back the Austro- German troops, it is announced officially today. Teutonic forces gained ground west of Bodza Pass. PRESIDENT WOODKOW WILSON fate regarding the' presidency of the U. S. will be decided today. CHARLES EVANS HUGHES The Republican candidate for President of the United States. Legislature to Vote Million For Patriotic Fund, and to En- courage Recruiting QUIET ON SOMME Paris, via London, Nov. night was barren of Important happenings along the French front, the 'war office announced today, there having been only in- termittent cannonading on por- tions'of the Somme front and on the right bank of the Me use in the Verdun" sector. German air- men dropped incendiary bombs on Nancy, but did no damage ac- cording to the official statement. There were no casualties. Quebec, Nov. to., help the allies win the great war, to stimu- late recruiting, to help the patriotic 'und, and to prepare the province for after-war activities and developments .hat cannot fail to on the irogram of the work cut out for the Juebcc legislature that opened Its ses- sion this afternoon. Though the Con- servative opposition is the smallest on record in the Quebec legisiaiun interesting session is forecaste and hints of expected legislation ar given in the lobbies. The main work in view will be tha of voting to the patriot! fund, as an inducement to volunteer to enlist. Also there is a half-miiiio dollar fund to be voted for subscrip- tion to the Canadian national wa loan. The care of returned invalided' sold ers is also one of the th Cession's work. The speech from th' throne calls attention of .the legisla ture to the of the coinmis sion named by the Gouin cabinet fo the purpose of1 finding employment fo soldiers returning from the front.' far as is known a great number of in Some Facts Concerning the U. S. Elections (CONTINUED ON PACE, THREE) OGILI CO. START A RUMANIANS PROGRESS via London, Nov. 7. forces in Dobrudja which recently assumed the offen- sive against Field Marshal Von Mackcnserv's army, are continu- ing their successes, war of- fice announced today. Progress for the Rumanians along the en- tire Dobrudja front is reported. Civil action has been started in Su preme Court here by the Ogilvie Mill- ing Co. against Kugeho Nelson to re- cover This action 16 a se quel to tiic criminal-action which is now in tho courts against A. P. Vor- hees and Eugene and Lloyd Nelson. TOMORROW IS OPENING DAY OF PRIZE CONTEST First Published List of Candidates Appears in Tomorrow's Her- That Your Name Is Among the First An Early Start Is One of the Most Important Factors in ,the Vote Period Ends Saturday Night. s Tomorrow sees the official of tho Herald's Hig Automobile Contest. Kveryone who intends participating should send in their nomination en- try and begin an active canvass for Iho votfts which arc necessary to win any of the valuable prizes. Thorp Is nothing to bo gained, in waiting to see how the other tliitcs are. progressing, or who is en- tering or anything of that sort. Bach duy's delay in cntoring sewt tions anil promises of subscriptions which could easily haie Been Jours go to some more enterprising candi- date. The best plan is to be among (he first entered; to see. how many subscriptions and votes you can secure before Saturday night Mien the first regular vote period .ends, for there will be a decline of almost 10 per cent in the regular vote schedule after Saturday. ___ _ HOW THE STATES WENT IN THE 1912 ELECTION Wilson carried all but Vermont and Utah, which went fnr Taft, Cali- fornia, Michigan, Minnesota, Pennsyl- vania, South Dakota and WashlngtSii', which went for Roosevelt. Roosevelt ran second in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louis- iana Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dako ta, Oregon, South Carolina and Wes Virginia. TaCt ran second in Arkansas, Coi necticnt, Delaware, Idaho, Kentucky Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hamp ihire. New Mexico, New York, Ohio Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Tennessee Texas, and Wy omins. U. S. ELECTION FACTS Huns Captured oil the Somme London, Nov. state- ment recapitulates t.he taken by the Franco-British in the course, of the fighting on the Somme front since July 1, giv- ing their number up to November 1 as men officers, while the number'of guns.taken Is giventas 173 field n.uns, 130 heavy .trench mortars and 981 machine Calgary Oil Promoter, Who Swore False Statement, Sen tenced to Edmonton Pen Calgary, Nov. years in-the. Edmonton penitentiary was the sen: eucC' imposed .upon George E. Buck' n the criminal court this morning, by Us Monor, Judge Winter. This sen- encc was imposed after Buck fra's outirt guilty of having concurred in ho making, "circulating or publishing report to the effect that the 'Black Diamond well had encountered oil, nowiiig the report to bo false, 'but ,'ith the intention of inducing persons o become shareholders in the Black [amend Oil Fields, Limited., of which oncern Buck was a director. An appeal has been hinted 'at, o definite action lias been taken" by the solicitors for the defence, Twee- die, McGHlivray and Barren. James Short. K. C., is appearing for the crown. In any event Buck will leavr Total number of votes in elector- al college................... 531 .Majority necessary to an election 26fi states .-.ordinarily Repub- lican......................17 Total in states, ordinarily pemo- cratic 14: Total Jn states with Republican leanings.................... 49 Republicans, to win, must gain Democrats, to win, must gain 117 States .classed as Republican. Electoral Vote. California Delaware Illinois Iowa Maine Michigan Minnesota N. Hampshire Dakota Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island Utah Vermont Washington Wisconsin Wyoming States classed Democratic. Electoral Vote Alabama Arkansas Florida Georgia Kentucky Louisiana Mississippi North Carolina 12 Oklahoma .10 South Carolina fl Tennessee Texas Virginia .12 .20 .12 Total 173 States where women vote: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, and Wyoming. THE PRESIDENTIAL TICKET 8 o'clock. Full arrange- ments have been made for this ervice, and the full returns will posted as soon as they are re- eived over the wire. The returns nit two dreadnoughts of the i class." to come in MARKETS pot wheat oca I truck wheat )ecetpber, wheat .oca! track oats........ ecember oats ecember flax ON PAQI WEATHER High..........-..... Low 'Forecast: Generally Ifalr and jw local Londo'iv Reid, aeent-ge'iieral for Ontario, received I the news that his eldest son, John rwsi' Stanley Reid, of the Mounted nines, ;T3 had been' killed. He. was 37 years old. be'm engineer at JIacleod and a farmer in Alberta. CANDIDATE IN STONY PLAIN Kdmonton; Nov. Frank Smith of Spruce Crove, will contest .tho pro- vincial riding of Stony Plain as a supporter ot the Hlfton government 31 17 cofdi "Give Until it Hurts" If you "give until" it it won't hurt. The tiling that will hurt is-if you don't give all you ran give and a little more than yon feel you. are able to give. Don't try to sing soothing lullabies to your conscience: Look the issue squarely in the face, Think of the other fellow and his wife and babies. Those who could afford' to give much last year, can afford to give more this year. Lethbrldge proved herself the most gen- erous city in the province, and. stood head and shoulders above all others in'giving. Let us maintain this position We must raise We dfd it last year and we "can do more this; year. For the we give, Lethbridge gets back in the neighborhood ot but it would be selfiah and small to appeal to-Lethbridge people on this basis. Our .citizens, know their duty, .they only to be; reminded of the opportunity of performing that all. -The daily dispatches show that.our heroes are in the the light that really hurts. Shall we be recreant to their interests at home? .Oars is-a very easy task compared to theirs.. Get ready and enlist every dollar and cent in .the good cause ot the Patriotic-Fund; can't put your dollars to better service than in overrenting' oppression and despotism, and in enlarging the bounds of liberty, justice and freedom ;