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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 10, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME IX. LKTHBUlDGli, ALIJliUTA 1-liIDAY. XOVKMBKH 10, 1910 NUMBKK 281 tit forcing All lielgian Men Into Penalty of Fines Or Imprisonment LACK OF MEN IN (JEKMANY EXCUSE j Don't forget the big patriotic meeting in Wesley church to- i night at 8 o'clock. .The building Determined to Make Use of Con- j qiiered Thou- Captured 1 omlon, Nov. thu title- "Shive raids In ll.u ini.'.'iishes this iirticic i'roni ti Correspondent: tile beginning of October two 1 rovinces of Itelgian Fhtmlery liavo tlie scene of tragic up-1 on the civil noiniiiitioii. The provin- uus art; in the army zone, and thus KtihjL'ct to German military tiiiri, ttis rest of Uclgiuiii is j IIU-'LT civil administration. 1 "On October ii decree was pin- eanlcil in towns and villages repro-; during the decision of the Uenmr.i j I'.L'iuhnmrtei'H. whicii conferred upon military authorities po-.vor to compel ;ii! non-invi'.lhis Tor ;i live- Hliuoi! njjon oihcrp to imdevhilce work 1'roiii- thL-ii- 1 "Tlie was directed against. ot" i'.il cbissL'S. cspcci- liiiat Ui-i men, tlmnvn out of the dor.inii; of factories after taining; the singers enjoyable and pleasing; the violinist as "fine as .1 fiddle." Don't permit the beauti- ful snow to detain you. The speakers will be T. M. Tweedie, M.L.A., and A. H. Clarke, Calgary. Makes It An Offence to Enhance Prices Mu- nicipalities Great Power Ottawa, Nov. government i seizures of raw material, order-in-cionncil, framed with tho oh- ration fit the tie crop ac- ot- ]CHKCning tlio high cost of liv- liy :i notice istatiiiK that nil jllffi today. The or- der defines articles which am regard- ed as neeessiirioK of lite. They include llalj'c to sovnry iiunisluuent by fines clothing. Under the Act, it is made an of- fence "unduly lo enhance the price of commodities by means ot combina- tion." In order as regards the neces- sities' of life, the word "unduly" is eliminated. It is made an offence to Still Hold Out Hope, Mexico in Wilson Now Is Wilson Hughes 243: KKPOKTKJ) THAT CALIFORNIA MAY SPLIT ELKCTORAL VOTE London. Nov. castiiiliiu.s since llie beginning llic war, vcporlctl in the Genium olliciul lisis, lolal olli- ccrs und men, according lo llic olliciiil Brilish conipihilion made public today. Of Ihis total were killed. Figures do not include Hie casualties among the naval forces'or colonial troops. Yol.k .Xov elect. This loss would be off-set by For the month of October the son was elected president of the Hcd Mimu'sola Conceded to New Hampshire in Expects to Gain North Be Recount. Herman casualties the same source totalled oilicers and men, including 321 dead. mun earl wllen inlo tho riemocratic col- today. The only slates New .Moxico. which it seems certain lie has carried. If Mr. Hughes carried both Minne- where the result remained THOMAS. E. MARSHALL Of Indiana Vice-President of the United States, who will serve a seco term of lour years as a result of the re-election of. the Democratic 1'resident ly states sota with 12 votes, and New "in ques- shire with four, he would have only lion today were .Minnesota, New 25'J, seven less than enough to elect. Hampshire and New Mexico, with .Mr. Wilson call lose New .Mexico and electoral votes. Unless there is a de- three votes from California and still cided overturn in the districts miss-1 win. ins, Wilson will carry New Mexico.] The result in may bo de- Hughes is leading in '.Minnesota. The tcrmined by the ballots of na- tional guardsmen now on the .Mexican border, which will not be counted ui not lie known Hampshire until the official count is completed, classed West. Virginia, which doubtful until late last Ikiil. or imprisonment or both. "All thousand were oaii- lured in tliose raids, iltnrally sHivc trading." tUe corespon- dent pays lie is ccrUiiu thai Germany is short of men, iiart is detfirminci to hands on she can i'iml. cnnimerro in refatiou to any necessary leasts of Transport Citizens Lomicr., Nov. Echo Bolgo, as Router's Amsterdam cor- to the minister of Ihbor'hnd his ofil- umlur the order. They may re- respondent, says that according to lat- quirc any storage house, packing est news, the Germans have trans-j plant, ciinnevy, factory, mine or ware- ported citizens of Antwerp.) house under oath to make -written re- Great panic prevails in Antwerp, and turns as to the quantities oE goods on couiUry, thu news- fcand, including the disclosure of exist- ing contracts. Tho order gives municipalities power to make dealers within munici- palities inventory, if it is deemed necessary, tlie amount of food, etc., on hand. After re- in the siirroiiiidin paper says. men ISLLI If night, has gone definitely for Hughes. Unless the vote of California is-di- vided, which now seems :i possibility, 'Mr. Wilson is assured'of 260 votes in :the electoral college, three more than a majority, and Mr. Hughes 243. The til the Rtntc. canvassing board meets; next Tuesday. Returns received early today in the state gave Hughes a lead or slightly over votes. With ninety-nine districts missing out pt" filJS in New .Mexico. Wilson was ahead. Remote precincts not yet heard from are scarcely settled, and a majority, anu i. MugiiuH -to. i im nutu u LIum tuc >-ci_v lose three votes from j it" was not believed the president's California, and still have enough to lead could be wiped out. The out- C. P. R. Supt. States There Has Never Been Serious IJIock- Threshed "There is an adequate supply of cars on tho division. There r.re more at Dmimore which will he dis- tributed just as soon as possible." Such is. Superintendent Cottcrell's answer tn the claims of car shortage in Southern Alberta. He claims there i of a blockade in the soutli this year. Customs Receipts Increase 24 If Germany lias Broken i points have had a rush of "Will i for a few days at times during the1 Bulletins From the War Fronts 77 AERIAL COMBATS, Paris, Nov. Now G95 Millions Ottawa, Nov. Dominion financial statement for the month' oC October and the fiscal year up to October ol, shows mise, Relations Will Severed Without Parley Washington, Nov. Washing- ton dispatch to the Herald declares aerial combats were founhl on the Franch front yesterday The.war of- fice reports that in xhese encoun- ters a FOkkcr and nine, other Ger- man 5 rcplan3S were, brought iur u .1 HI. LII'-H-> j tjcxvn1 There was interrnittcnt season, and it is impossible lo foresee j fighting'on'.vsr'ioup and meet these on the, snot, but there iias never heen a time vlie.n the situa- tion was really serious at any point. To date about (J5 per cent, of the on the division has heen ihresh- tions of the front, and -infan- try skirmishing. t for the month' or LU U1U jjrain on tlie envision lias UHBII uiruHii nf ihn[ that the Htatc department has received according to reports carefully com ten months 01 inc. n P R. Probablv the nor I informaton "indicating the Pru inangunitcd a and have decided jriod last year. to adhere no longer to tlie rules of 'The total revenue for tlio toil months! International warfare in the conduct was S121J47.SOS. Lust year it wasiof tbeir submarine-Campaign resard- Of the increased revenue iess of promises to the Unitej States.. approximately is due to the "From high authority it is I ceipt of any sncli returns, the milliter pality may refer tho matter to tiie minister of labor for further investi- gation. Tile order provides machinery for the prosecution, and stipulates tliat whenever in tile opinion of the minis- ter of labor, an offence is being dis- ___......._.....- closed, he is to report to tho attorney- of Tchemavotln, righting for the general of tlie province, whose, con- cnormens brklsio ircross the Daiuihe, j sent is necessary in order that-pro- flic war office announced today ill its I ceedings may he instituted. r( O11 MIC 'ITanSVH illllil UmlL Lilt null UI lilt. 1 ,.B.....t.u..... ------I QQQ yyy JjjJJJ JjJQ .yeCall 'lOl'IlUlll V Ul ians liavo suffered a reverse at the exceeding or imprisonment to Qclober the debt increased: States ambassador to hands of the Invadlnu Austro-Oerman any term up to two years or uotll. lliu The war expenditure j-------------------------- forces They-'ivere driven four versts director or offleer of the concern guilty was just iitue ]oss thauj Foiitluvard in the rcsioll west of Uu-1 of contravention is held personally. 000 In October 1S15 it was! 7.eu valley." the order finally provides, that, prose- Romanian troops undertook an en-jcution may be instituted under vplouinE offensive movenient in the: criminal code, nilthorizlnE sneedj diractioii of Predoal. I trials nf offenders without a jury. It Bucharest via London, Nov. 10.-! is stipulated that the provisions ot llc-iv fi-llliilir is under way-on tho j the order shall not apply to the accum- Transylvanian'front, but no important} illation by any farmer. of Pvoduets of di'iliKei in the military situation are the tanner or to any combination oE r sorted in today's working men who have combined ,or from tile war office. i their own reasonable protection. lil'eii by the C. P. R. Probably the per- centage east of the city is a little higher, but south and west it is a little lower. Some districts are prac- tically completed while others are not half done. However, on tho whole two-thirds of tliu threshing is com- pleted. "From high authority it is I Grain has not been offered for ship- President mcnt so freely this fall as a year ago, ind not to I but shipments from all points In the RUSSIANS RETREAT Petrogrsd, via London, Nov. 10. Violent attack on Russian posi- tions in the Stokhod region of Vol- hynia, was by Austro-German forces. The war office announces that after repel- ling seven onslaughts the Rus- sians were compelled to fall back to their second line, mainder to miscellaneous items, inu stiouuj develop mat jecem. unnua year Hiiiiiu.Mumf-i.. ordinary expenditures exceed as tile torpedoing of tlio Arabia with- wheat had been shipped oft the Leth 000 an increase of about out warning, are in violation of the [bridge division. The capital expenditure has dropped 1 ]aws of cruiser warfare, and Qt tiie Supt. Fail-field of the. from 000 000 to Slnca, Prussian promise to this country, the [Farm expects that the present storn the war office announced today ill its ceedings may be instituted. October 31 1915 tlie national debt has ncxt will be the dismissal from j v.-ill hold up threshing for ten days at report on the operations in Dohrudja. The penalty provided for tlie infrac-j. 'trom to Washington of Count Von Bernstorff, least, unless warm winds should pro- On the Transylvania front the Unman-1 tion of the regulations, is a'lino "Otiooooof aml recall formally of Mr. Gerard, vail for three or four days. The snow PLENTY OF ROOM FOR NEW CANDIDATES IN HERALD'S CONTEST Berlin, has been driven into the stooks which were wet at Hie beginning of the storm, and ice particles will form 1 which it will take warm winds to melt. At that, Southern Alberta is in much better shape as regards threshing than Saskatchewan, where hardly a wheel has turned on the threshing for three weeks. Tho situation there is serious. GUNS ACTIVE IN FRANCE London, Nov. the night there was considerable ar- tillery activity on both.banks of the Ancre, where the enemy used a large number of gas today's official account of the op- erations on the. Franco-Belgium front. Northeast of Festubert.hos- tile trench mortars were silenced by our artillery, and trench-mor- tars. come in New Hampshire was m great- er doubt than in any other state. Democrats Hold Houses New York, Nov. the re- sult in live districts still in doubt ear- 1 ly today, returns of congressional elections indicate that n5 Demoera- i tic members of the 1-louse of sciltatives1 and fill Republican nienl- J bc-r.s have been elected giving tho j Democrats, a .plurality of four. Two I ol' the missing districts are normally I Uemocratic, and three, normally R'e- publican. Their adherence to their affiliation would give the Demo- crats 217, 'and the Republicans -214 members, or a Democratic iiliirallty of three. Four members of other par.' ties have been elected to the house. Districts from which final results had not been received are four in West Virginia, and the Nov.- llexfco district. The' Senate on the basis of the latest returns will stand 5-1 Democrats to 42 Republicans, a Democratic major- ity of 12. Repubs. Stifl Hopeful New York, Nov. Will- cox, refusing to concede the election to President Wilson, said In a formal statement issued after a conference with other Republican campaign man- agers, that tlie result still depends on the vote of a few close states and that the.returns thus far announced, are in most states unofficial and may bo changed by tlie official count. MRS. BOUCICAULT DEAD London. Nov. Dion Bou- clcault. the British actress, well-knowijr in Canada, died in London today. She was- uoiii in Edinburgh, Christmas Day, 1S33. She was the mother of. Dion, Aubrey and Nina Boucicault. Gen. Cruikshanlts Anxious to See Unit Recruited To Full Strength "One of the finest bodies of men I Blizzard Rages and Snow Falls Will Be Much Delayed Alberta is today iu the grip of a snow-storrii, the first of the winter. Snow has been falling almost continuously since yesterday morning, but last night it was accom- More Active Candidates .Prizes That Will Be at Christmas Time Are Worth Every Effort- Enter Now Before the Vote Schedule Begins Declining Tomorrow Night the First Vote Period Ends Your Subscriptions In This Week and Get the Utmost in Votes. "f JHO (He IlIlCSl DOdiea Ul lllUU 1 Illumine, UUL mot "IJ 1 have ever seen. In fact, all Lethbridge! panied high wind of the blizzard battery units have been away above i driving everybody off t'.ie the average in type and physique of j This morning the wind had manhood They are a lot of boyj. fallen, Wit snow continued to fall hear- be proud of." I ily all day, and by night there prom- Bria.-Ocn. A. E. Cnlikshanks. ft.O.C. Ises to-be six inches on the level. Military District No. 13, was quite sin- The storm is not ot a local nature, cere in his praise of the boys of the; but oxloads over the whole south. At 78th Depot Battery which he inspected i Cardston last night, travellers state The list of active candidates In the Herald's big prize contest is far from full. More rustlers are needed in ev- ery section of the lioid covered by tho Herald outside the city limits of Leth. bridge. of real worth arc .offered in exchange for ambition, energy, perse- verance and determination, and there is an opportunity offered to every live man, woman or child over the ago of sixteen years to win .an elegant seven or flve-paSEonKer touring car, a hand- some piano, a beautiful chest of sil- ver, set of flno fnruiluro or one of the oilier prizes absolutely free; You Can Win Why don't you enter Ihis free-for-all competition anil carry off one of the prizes? -why -wish you yesterday, and in a short Interview with the Herald made the above statc- ________ nient. He vvas pleased with his in- jspectiou. and is quite anxious to'BOO if you -will but make the effort to the battery recruited to the new secure'6nc? The days of wishes and [strength of :100 which has been al- fairies" have passed. This is all age (lowed. The general told the Herald of individual effort. Unless you re- member this fact you are more than likely to be left behind in the race for fame and fortune. Clip out the nomination blank which will be found on the Contest page in this issue. Send It in with your name filled in and lies'n an -aggressive race for one of the Herald's bis prizes. Don't let n'liuic timidity or. feeling of false pride cause you, to lose, out that it was (he intention to keep.the battery located here permanently, with equipment to drill them, and as drafts are sent away, new men will be recruited to' take their places, thus keeping up to tho 300 mark. Recruit- ing so far lias been rather slow, hut a... special effort is to bo made to bring I spot wheat the enlistment up to the 300 mark, j Local track wheat The general asks the aid of the citi-, December wheat----- that the storm was very severe for a time .East of the city, where yester- day some threshing was being done, oil" operations are held un today. With the storm came a drop In the temperature, the observation station at the Experimental Farm registering last nisht only fourteen above zero. Old Man Probs holds out very little (OONTIXDED ON PAGE 4) MARKETS zens of Lethbridge in this taalr, and) (.oca suggests that the next couple o! j Dece il. track oats smber oats n a valuable prize. suggests that the next couplei of j December oats If yon haven't time to swfd for sup- .months will he the best limo to get'December Tim lilies list oi't your snhscriptipns on a men. A boost for'the battery is sheet, of pnpcr' and send them' in with boost tor a unit that is solely Leth-, remittance to tho Contest Manager.! bridge's, and civic pride should enter Do not let anything prevent you from inlo the campaign. At present the on- High 56% 64 268 'WEATHER' Canada Lacked Equipment or] Would Have Raised Half Million Long Ago Toronto, Nov. Sam Hughes, minister ot militia, in his address at the Empire club Hare last night, an- nounced his intention of undertaking immediately a personal recruiting campaign in Quebec and his expecta- tion "before the snow flies of estab- lishing there many rallying points and having many of the regiments of French-Canadians in arms going to the front'i Sir Sam said the conditions as-ie- gaVds in Quebec were large- fy due to lack "of. trained officers. He added: "The prime minister has promised 500000 men. I have no hesitation In saying Canada had had stor- age capacity for men and if we had been able to equip them we would have had .the men six months 'n our recruit- share the firs! liniment elands at over Low ago We had to halt in our recruit- ing'work 'last year owing to lack of Kccommodatlon and equipment. Of the Canadians ot British birth, and descent, Sir Sam said Canada had recruited a larger percentage tlma tz has- been recruited in -Wales.- 'Ten 14 per cent of the British born and those v.havo enlisted. "THERE'S" I Just at this nartfclilar lime the "silver is ill the pockets and bank accounts ot the farmers and local business men. "GRANARIES "ELEVATORS CROWDED TO UTMOST "GRAIN DUMPED ON THE "NO EMPTV HOUSES IN LETH "HOTELS TURNING PEOPLE "52.00 WHEAT AND GOING are a tew of the hea'dlines njhicli indicate the unprecedented prosperity of Lethbridge and her outlying district. The wheel of fortune manipulated bv the most beneficent and extravagant fairy could not have revolved more" favorably for Lethbridge, and her citizens than at the present time. "THROUGH THE DARK CLOUDS SHINING" Little womlor iliat the darkest clouds shed a ray of brightest hope when the "boys" remember how we "sant them off" with loud "hurrahs, "huzzas" the promises and pledges respecting their mothers, wives and children. Little wonder the most stubborn opposition and bloodthirsty hatred of a merc.less oc breaks down before men and boys when they remember these tj ings and feel assured that we will do our, duly as they are doing thoin, Da k clouds" "htood-stained their course strewn with the dead and yet withal a courage and hope born and nourished by the thoughts of home and loved ones. "TURN THE DARK CLOUDS INSIDE OUT" This is practical reaching beyond the veil and broug down to the present crisis to be -applied to the big task wo have undertaken It is an individual quality with you, Mr. Reader., It asks voi ii divi lually to do your "bit" in the "turning of dark clouds." There I tater'de endcnce between the "stay at homes" and the "fighters A deflate magnetism attracts ami holds our interests and theirs An appiec "a Uono'their work at once convinces us of a corresnondins duty- Someone has said that "the silver bullet" will win the The Patriotic fund is one of the chief elements in turning "the dark clouds Make up your mind to have a personal and effective interest in this great work. 'TILL THE BOYS COME HOME" The wise man So'on said, "Consider the end." How are you going to fool when the "boys come You have been asited this question before You will He asked it again and again1 It's the man who does not give at all, or docs not give he ought to give; or gives as Jlttle as he possibl> can give, that "kicks" about the "everlasting giving.' When "the boys come home" this fellow will require a vacation and no doubt his passage -nill not be impeded is our our limit. The occasion is gieat, the call Is a big one. All tho more need (or meeting It in a big way "QIVE UNTIL IT HURTS" and then SOmB! SUBSCRIBE TO THE PATRIOTIC FUND ;