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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 11, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBKiDGE. ALBERTA SATURDAY, XOVlMMBKU 11. IfllC NUMBER 282 LINE OF Wilson's Plurality Over Entire Country Now Four Control House REPUBLICANS LOTH TO CONCEDE DEFEAT Little Chance For Hughes, Who Leads Only in Minnesota of Doubtful States LET DIFFERENCES BE FORGOTTEN Wllliamstowo, Mass., Nov. a speech here tonight before several thousand persons, who came from ll'-arby towns to congratulate him on hiss re-i-lcction. President Wilson said: "1 wi-.nt to say that now the campaign over we must think of only one and that is, not of parlies, but of the interest of trie great, country we love. Let us all forget our differences and unite for common service. Only in I hul way can we work for the great nation that has given us liberty and peace." Fell Off Car and Sustained Frac- tured Being Held John Rusk, a miner at the North American Collieries, Coalhurst, was killed last night, when In some man- icr lie fell off the car he was driving nil sustained a fractured skull. The nanncr of his death is somewhat of mystery, and an inquest is being icld this afternoon by Coroner Hum- thries. Rusk was driver in the mine and no mo knows just how lie came to 111: leafli. lie was of age. Thc mercury dropped beloWjthe zero last night, an unpfecedent edly earlv- cold snap following blizzard of Thursday night. New York. Nov. tin- Re- publican national chairman Willcox Blill awaiting official count in close states before he conceded the deieat of Charles K. Hughes, latest returns today in the stale of California. Min- nesota New Mexico and New Hamp- shire still presented on their face no change affecting the president's ma- jorily In the electoral college. Mi. Wilson still led in California and Mexico, and also apparently in New Hampshire, while Mr. Hushes led in Minnesota with only a tew dis- tricts yet to be accounted for in each state. President Wilson in Williams- town' Mass., was reported-to be chief- lv concerned over Ihe complexion of the next congress, which still was in doubt today. The president's plural- ity over'Mr Hughes in the total popu- lar vote, according to the latest esti- niates based upon incomplete returns is Ills total vote was and that ot Mr. Hughes was 1IHV101. Four Men Contest House New .York. Nov. returns missing tonight from only one con- gressional district in the United the Kenublicans and Demo- crats each had elected 215 represen- tatives'. The vote in New Mexico, which is still in doubt, probably will determine which of Ihe two parties is to-have a plurality. Hie present mem- ber from New Mexico is a Republican. The- balance of power in the next house will he held by four men, one a Progressive ProteclIonisL from Louisiana, one an independent from 'Massachusetts, one a Progressive from Minnesota, and the other a Socialist from New York. Their action appar- ently will determine the choice of a speaker, as well as the fate of legis- lation which is supported or opposed upon purely party lines. Was Senator for 25 Years Cheyenne, Wyo., Nov. the congressional campaign in Wyoming Representative Frank W. Mnndcll, re publican, has been re-elected by a small majority, according to unoffl cial returns. John B. Kendrick, present democra tic governor, has been elected to the 1'niled Slates senate over Clarence D Clark, Republican, who has represent ed Wyoming in the upper house o! congress for the last 25 years. Wilson .received votes; Hushes, Jobs Lost to Democrats Chicago, Nov. victory in Cook county Tuesday tool from- democratic control 105S regular monthly positions and an annual paj roll of Defeated 'Prohibition San Francisco, Nov. prohibition in California was defeatei in Tuesday's election. A measur (amendment No. 2) for the eimctmon of many restriclioiis on the sale, pos session" and use of alcoholics, appear- ed tonight, on available returns, to have lost. Its, opponents today claim- ed a majority against it of No Prohibition in Missouri St. Louis. Mo., Nov. prohibition was defeated, in Missouri Tuesday by an overwhelming vote. Re- turns from more Ihan half the voting precincts of the slate give a majority of mere Ihan against the am- endment. No Let.Un on Prohibition Seattle. Wash., Nov. Anti- 1 Saloon league reports that the major- ity against .the initiative bill permit- ting breweries to make and sell beer lo consumers was over 100.000, while the initiative bill, permitting hotels to servo liiiuor'to guests was beaten by at least "Bone-Dry" Prohibition Portland. Oregon, Nov. fate of the "bane-dry" prohibition amend- ment, aimed at the linuor shipments Into Oregon, thus giving the stale ab. solute prohibition, was in dcubt to- day. In complete unofficial figure., showed a lead against It of 900. Under the.present prohibition law every per- their results son is allowed to import stated Intl 'ioit week Counts of lldllor for. private lion. Unofficial 'figures loday indi- THE SACRIFICE YOURS? M I S His sacrifice is greater than yours, even though you should give all your possessions the Patriotic Fund. Think it put it over. Subscribe to the Patriotic Fund REUTER'S TO BE BRITISH London, Nov. arc Hearing conclusion whereby a syndi- cate of [our men, prominent in British affairs, is to take control ot Router's j Telegram company to prevent "any alien or undesirable control and ensure that its conduct ami administration shall bc-enuroiy is was an- nounced tonight Russians Driving Invaders from Dobrudja in Great Offen- sive Now BRITISH ON SOMME TAKE MORE TRENCHES TORY LEADER IN QUEBEC Quebec, Nov. Sauve. I member of. the legislative assembly for Two Mountains, has accepted tlie leadership of the Conservative opposi- Ition of the Quebec legislature. There j-are six Conservatives in the provin- Icial house since the election last fall, land Lieut.-CoI. Smart I one ot the six, is now at the front Have Formed .New Kingdom and Ask Recognition From Nations of the World Have City Surrounded Chihuahua British and German Consuls Leave Capture Other Half of Regina Trench and Consolidate Their Valuable Gains single and about. 30 Washington, Nov. forma- tion of the new kingdom of Arabia, Grand Siierlt Hussein Ben AH as monarch, and Mecca as the capital, was reported to the state department today in an undated telegram from Mecca signed hy Sheref Abdullah, min- ister of foreign affairs. The Arabic lation, the Abdullah said, wouldlhonce- forth be an active member of the so ciety of nations and confidently look- ed forward to recognition by the Unit- ed States. The new kingdom resulted. the This d States The new kingdom resulted. Creek Liberals today to coniesi ne succeeueu uy uieuu-t.ui. ,e from the unanimous meeting the riding in the next provincial etec- Harding engineer corps, now of notables and citizens of the d who definitely, threw off the yoke of Ivor, of Cirale dri d morning early the thermometers about the city wore registering 8 and 10 be- low zero, while at the experimental farm the register was 11 below. The cold weather is most unusual this ear- ly in the year. The most serious fea- ture of the storm is the delay in threshing, which is liable to be ex- tended according to present indica- tions. the committee of union ,and progress at Constantinople. Winnipeg, Nov. A prominent citizen who wired Ottawa tor definite information as to the new regulation affecting parcels for prisoners of war in Germany, received information Fri- day, that parcels may be sent aa here tni'niv until December 1, but not after that date. Will Probably Be Succeeded as Governor of Canal Zone By Col. Harding to Pinchcr Creek, e Herald) Nov. Washington, Nov. Major-Gen. Gco. W. Ooetlials, governor of the, Panama Canal zone, will he retired j from the army on his own dating from November 15 nexl. Army! orders today show President. Wilson! iinK approved his application after 40 j years' service. The order on retirement affects [only General Goethals' military sta- tus, and does not operate to relieve Hammond, of Pincher Station, one of bim from duty as governor OL the mosl successful fanners of the canal zone, but is preliminary to Ills dis'trict, was nominated hy the Pin- retirement as such. He probably will cher Creek Liberals today to contest be succeeded by Lieut.-Col. Chester San Antonio, Tex., Nov. British and German consuls left Chihuahua City during the day, and city is surrounded by Vil- la forces, it was reported in ad- vices received last night at the southern department headquar- ters of the army. Another report said the Mexican Central railway has been cut near Hipolite, east of Tcrreon, presumably by Villa's men, to prevent the movement of troops from the south to the relief of General Trevino, in Chihuahua .City. Late reports last nif.r.t that sev- eral troop trains were on the way from the south to Juarez.' is .ac- cepted at Fort Sarn" as indicating that the Carranza farc- cs are evacuating Chihuahua City because it is not believed General Trevino would deplete hia forces in there and send tl.em north, Un- less compelled -to quit the-city. ivui, ui the conve Ion, the former winning out with six votes to the good. The convention was ill the fine new towrt hall and was pleasingly successful, although the snow storm was responsible for' some of the southern polls not being W A. Fraser presided and after tha usual preliminary work by commit- tees no time was lost in getting down to the'real work of the convention. After the vote Mr. Mclvor proved New York, Nov. Star lin- er Adriatic arrived from Liverpool last light with 102 passengers, sacks of mail and a six-inch rapid fire inn, mounted on a platform at the after of the hurricane deck. Ear- ly in the war the Adriatic arrived here with two at her and two at the stern, which were dis- liounted before the return trip be- cause of the protest of Washington to the British government. Paris! Nov. Gorges Guy nemere. the famous French aeronau After the vote :Vir. iucivur NIUVCU Macleod. Nov. Liberals of himself a good loser and moved to Macleod riding are meeting in conren. make the .nomination unanimous, j lion this afternoon to nominate a pledging his support to Mr. Hammond. I candidate for the legislature. The The candidate acknowledged the: candidate chosen will be either Geo. honor and promised to do his best to skewing or A. F. Grady, both old time S the.scat for Liberalism. -r t...... eng or and well known Liberals of this town. Hon. Charles Stewart, minister of Hon. Cbas. Stewart is here to address public works, who is exceptionally the convention. CANADIAN APPOINTMENTS London, Nov. Watt, of popular In this district, was introduced and.delivered a pleasing address, abso- free from partisan bias and on UUMULMI, the high-level usually taken by Mr. I Winnipeg; formerly at Ramsgate spe- Stewart on the public platfoVnr. Mr.; ciai hospital, has been appointed as- Stewart' outlined some of the progres- sistant director of the medical ser- sive work of Ihe government, and in- vices at London, vice Lieut.-Col. J timr-led 'that oven more legislation is on the tapis. important who recently brought down three German aeroplanes In two minutes anc thirty seconds, is credited by the wai office in today's official statement with having destroyed two German ma chines Friday. This increases to 2. the number brought down by till aviator. Three other German aero planes were destroyed hy the Frencl in the fighting on the western front. London. Nov. Bucharest dis- patch, as forwarded from Rome to the Wireless Press, reports that. Field .Marshal Von Mackensen's retreat in Dobrudja is continuing, and that tlm Bulgarian population is fleeing from Uobl-lldja to P.ulsaria. The Dispatch says great fires have been observed in Ihe direction ,of Tchernavoda and Ihe ter- minal of the railroad between the Black Sea and the Danube, and that is thought possible towns have been ct on fire preparatory to their eva- ualion hy Teutonic forces. Further Advances Petrograd, via London. Nov. Russian troops advancing southward n the right hank of the Danube river Mday occupied the villages of Ghls- arechli and Tonal, twelve miles south i Ilirsovii. In bobrudju province, the lussiaii detachments made a further dvauce to the southward. Big British Attack London, Nov. II, 12.85 ,-ar office announced that Ihe Ger- nan trenches' 'over' a- front ot -ards on the" Sumnlo. front were storm- id Friday 'night by the British. Tlie announcement follows: "Last night the eastern portion of the He- gina trench ion the northern end of the Somme front) being a continua-. lion of the length of trench iy us in our successful assault of Oc- tober HI, was stormed and captured on a front of yards in spite heavy enemy barasc. The new-trench has been joined UD with line aiu! the position secured. Prisoners of two' regiments were taken. On_the remainder of the front there was change." I Enter German Trench Berlin, via Sayville. Nov. Northwest of Courcelette. on lite Somme front, the llritish last night entered an advanced German position, the war office reports today. Germans Repulsed Paris, Nov. forces at- Milk River, Nov. Co'nserva tives are holding a convention her today to 'nominate a candidate for th First Vote Period in Herald rtn 1 Mr. Hammond i Prize Contest Ends Tonight n, Mr. Beveridge. a local lawyer who transferred to the flying corps. Alberta from Mani- IcCombe who has resigned. Lieut, tonay 10 nujunuiuj S Weld of London. Ont., has been Warner riding in the legislature. L, o. nciu tlifi iii-nvinpinl Ipallfi Declined Almost 10% in Regular Vote Schedule After Tonight Your Nomination in at Once and Secure the Utmost in Votes for Your You Haven't Time to Send for Supplies, List Your Subscriptions on a Sheet of Paper and Send Them Candidates May Work up to 9'p.ni- To- night and Then Mail Their Results. sumt; British Columbia, and came to iced and made an im-j SASKATCHEWAN M. L. A. DEAD, co'al.- Tvjnv regsive speecn. f Moosemm, DHSU., Mr Hammond is a nalive of Port Smith, M. L. A. for Moosemin ill Dover Norfolk county, Ontario and re died this waru Michener, thc provincial leade and S. B.. Hillocks, M.P.P.. came dow from the north to be present. It is understood that three names are being tacked last night at Denie Court, on the Somme front, and were repulsed by the French, who. inflicted heavy losses on the attackers, the war of- fic aunouncd today. On Transylvania Front Berlin, via Sayville, Nov. man and Austro-Huagarian troops on the northwest front In Transylvania, says today's German official state- ment on Friday made successful ad- vances Several entrenched Rumanian linos were taken at the point of the. bayonet to the west of the Predeal- Pinaya road. Russians Repulsed Berlin, Nov. 11, via Sayville, Nov. l forces Friday tried in vain to recapture positions stormed by us the day previously at Skrobowa, near Baranovichi, says today's German official announcement. All attacks broke down under heavy losses. Ger- man troops penetrated the main Rus- sian positions southwest of Folv-Kras- noiesi, the statement adds, and re- pulsed five violent counter attacks tier Smith M LA. for Moosemm in considered in connection with the iaimcllcd at night. and Saskatchewan legislature, died this 11 via London, Determined counter attacks by the Russians have resulted in the capture district about ten years ago. He came----- here with practically nothing and ha made good in the fullest sense of th word. He has done much to encour- or "if Jive stock development and has i made a specialty of sheep. He is I chairman of -his local improvement district council. HERO OF 4 WARS, 102 YEARS OLD. VOTES FOR WILSON i Lethbridge Must Maintain Good Record in Giving _to the Patriotic Fund of a portion of the position taken from them Friday by the Germans near Skrobowa, in the Baranovichi region, the war qffice announced this after-; noon.' Conlcst omce cioaes at 6 o'clock lion. Unofficial .figures today mdi-1 and clty cale the defeat of the brewery liilr, ,maljie lo brine in their re- permitting hrowcricn to operate. t, may mni, ,heiri io MAY TAX RESTAURANT BILLS IN Ilio Contest Department, tonight. All such city letters should1 reach its by the first moll Monday to receive this week's schedule. Pri'es Well Worth Working For liiiide bv the Many men holding Important posi- o t e uterior and will be lions of high standing do not receive OL UH- cnlflt-V Wlldt thP. flTSt PARIS Paris, Nov. for lax- Ing restaurant bills 3 per cent, on the dollar 52 and 5 per cent above have liunil mado by the French minister ful; timidity lias no place in this day and age. Enroll your name In The Herald's big prize Conlest and start a systematic campaign for one ot the big prizes. If you wish lo lake advantage of uils first period's vole schedule, but have not time to send for supplies, list out your subscribers' names and ad- >sses on a of paper and si Danville, III., Nov. Marcus Kolf. Tonight after 0 o'clock the firsl vole; passenger Studebaker will be earning We, Calgary and sent his regrets and forA. Buchanan, M.P.. was ai.kcd to i w out in the Civil war after he had been 1 tlll Dame Opportunity knocks but once ou a soldier for fifteen years and four hav then mail their results, and receive this week's regular schedule, golden opportunity to secure prizes ,of on the church in Prance, real value absolutely do not let iKVv ourVheut would be worth very branch and Rev. G I title It then the war has made our. Mr. Buchanan said that speak Ing; to, t and business men prosperous, ,he audience as citoi-s of od a profound Impression in I Exclusion of the Austro-Germai? Candidates Evidence of Pope's Changed Attitude MARKETS Spot'Wheat Local track wheat Locai. track- oats Dcc'emher oats Decernber flax ecclesiastical-congregation in nor- Ital, where the action is AVEATHEB hyv ought to be doubly generous in! say that he Icncw they were Jern lUi; action' is 180 i heir gifts to the dependents of to keep up lip spirit of gener- mterp-eted as marking the y% who are fighting our A. osily which marked lie J Bonedlot 653'i! Buchanan, M. P. I year. Asked then for pointed out that the com t was a small crowd which gathered bridge had given Th is yeaf! to the Cardinalatc o' nl Wesley church last night to hear is asked, and he believed e the addresses In the opening gun of if the need were kept before the peo-.i" lllw ,unti, ______ (Inllhlp HU e addresses In te openng g if te nee we the big Patriotic Fund campaign which -.ple they would respond with elevation to the Caruiualate of i Trench prelates, will bring tho jer ot Rrench Cardinals to eight. Is unprecedented In history ;