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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 12, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta If Allies Produce Enough [ J Troops Greeks Will Join Them Athens, Nov. 12.-The ' Greek Chamber has bsen.dissolved, El-..: ectione are fixed .'for December iOi, � �� " .-' 7 London, Nov. 12.-All doubts as to what road. Greece will choose out of the muddle caused by divergent views of her political leaders and to how the policies of the Skouloudis cabinet could be rendered compatible with the opinions-cl the  adverse majority in the chamber today were dispelled by the public: dissolution of the Chamber of'Deputies. Publication of .the question, of-free wheat and., we have been requested to convey to you :-the unanimous opinion of the abQve .representative bodies in conference as-seniblcd. J "That, free,wheat would be a seri-ous blow to-Canadian commerce ''and that if .possible not one car of Canadian wheat should be diverted from (.the All-Canadian - route, mote especially now that the Canadian govern-, ment and the: Canadian people have 'become so. vitally interested in the railway transportation question. "It is not necessary for us to point out to you that the interests : that want this free wheat are the United � States railways and the Minneapolis and Duluth milling interests and that the present-agitation is being helped arid guided by those interests.' "An argument tiaB been advanced that- additional outlets must be found -for 'the.-', -ever-increasing grain crops. We -would point -out to you that dur-jing; the whole unprecedented grain ^riish from the west at the port of Fort' William and 'Port Arthur the facilities for handling grain 'were . so complete cthat there has never been any congestion, whatever. "Anotjher argument advanced is (CONTINUED .ON PAGE SEJVEN)       >^ MOUNTIES PAY TO PATRIOTIC FUND Ottawa, Ont, Nov. 12.-Con.-tributions to the Canadian Patriotic Fund acknowledged yesterday by the Minister of Finance, include the monthly eon- v trlbution of (1009 from, the Royal Northwest Mounted Po lice.'     *    FRENCH SILENCE HUN BATTERIES cording to" announcement made by the French war office this,afternoon. In the Artois district French artillery has silenced certain German, battw-.. Paris; Nov. 12.-A spirited bombardment has continued in .the sector of Loos, both sides taking part,, ac-ies, � . �> � '.; BIG MEETING TO-NIGHT Tonight the big mass meeting to Inaugurate the Patriotic Fund campaign takes place. It promises'to be one of the most largely attended meetings held since the war started. Hon. Robert Rogers -the speaker of the evening- has not been heard in Leth-- bridge before, and his presence will attract many people anxious to hear the Canadian Minister of Public Works. The chair will be taken at 8.30, and apart from an explanation of the-plans in connection with the Kiltie regiment by Mr. W. S. Ball, there will only be the speech ef Mr. Rogers. Mr. Rogers reached the city this afternoon from the East and was met at the depot by members of the Patriotic committee, and a delegation of local Conservatives, headed by W. 8. Bali. TO BE Li AFFAIR, SAYS New York, N. Y., Nov. 12.-Frederick Palmer, war correspondent, returned from England and the battle-front in the west yesterday. He appeared to be confident that the A1-. lies will win, but that it will be a long drawn out war. He said that Edith Cavell was regarded by the soldiers in the trenches now as a second Joan of Arc. "Remember Nurse Cavell," is their battle cry as they rush headlong in a charge on the enemy's trenches. SAY AUSTRIANS PLAN TO DESTROY PLANTS - Washington," Nov. 12'." - Published charges attributed to Dr. Joseph Goricar,- forme* Aufctro-Hungarian consul at San ffraricisco, that the Austrian consuls in the United States working under, the direction of Consul-General Yon Nuber and Count Von Bernstorff, German ambassador, are active in the propaganda for the destruction of munition factories and fomenting strikes among workers, will be referred by, the state department to the department of justice for investigation. Austrian, embassy ticre denounced Goricar's published statements as untrue in every particular and announced it would try to find some, way to prosecute him. Goricar, the embassy said, left his post ton leave and failed to return. : Ottawa, Ont., Nov. 12.-The Dominion government has been notified by cable of an important step which has iust been- taken by-the Imperial authorities �� for without license, \ the second orderrin-council empowers the British Board of; Trade to requi- Ottawa, Ont., Nov. 12.-Hon. T. Chase CiUgrain, in a letter to Sir Sam Hughes, repudiates, sentiments in regard to the war given expression by ArmandEavergne and others in Quebec. ..He offers his services to the Minister..-of Militia in any position for a post overseas or in Canada. The letter reads : �[ "My Dear General >jt has been publicly stated in the, province of Quebec that Canada, being merely a colony of Great Britain, we were in no wise obliged-to participate in the BEFORE THE ALLIES: HAVE Severe Reverse for Bulgarians in Veles District-Allied Forces Pressing Advantage-Huns Claim Advance London, Nov. 12.-Today's news from the Balkans makes it appear there is a distinct possibility that the Anglo-French and Serbian forces may succeed in gaining part of the Nish Railway, as far as Uskub. 8evere Defeat London, Nov. 12.-A, Reuter dispatch from Athens says a Salonikl telegram to the Patrie states that the French have inflicted a severe defeat on the Bulgarians, near Veles, add that the fall of that town is considered imminent - All accounts rieceived here of the recent fighting in the neighborhood of Vefles state that the Bulgarians are in full retreat, after enormous -losses, ,,,, . , �. . ___*..,,., -i and that freshly arriving Allied troops SS^rfSi.taS:'^>^HSS.^�^ t are expected to push the advantage was England s duty to;, defend us. I airead/attallled [0 a 8UCcegsrul con. elusion. In this case the Bulgarians suppose, that under free institutions under which we live everyone is, entitled to his opinion, however strange it may appear, and in this connection I I beg to state that I-nevfer character-| sition merchant ships for carrying I ized as traitors those-who expressed : probably would have to abandon the Uskub-Kutaova line, and the whdle southern portion of the railroad would revert to the Entente Allies. Germans Advance Berlin, via wireless to Sayvllle, N., Y.i Nov. 12.-The pursuit of the Serbian .army in a southerly direction continues, according to German official reports issued today. The advance-: body of Germans in Rasina Valley, southwest of Krusevac, has -reached the town of Kupci. Further eastward, Ribaire and Ribarska Baura have been reached.' . .- Says Serbs Cut Off Milan, via Paris, Nov. 12.-There 1* grave- reason to' fear: that the main body of the Serbian army, which ban been, .fighting the Germans and Bul� gsrians' right wing, has been cut off between Kralievo and Nish, say dispatches received here from Secolo'� correspondent. London, Nov. 12.-A dispatch to! the Daily Express from Geneva' says a message received there from Bucharest states that the Russians have, ascended the Danube river and landed a small force of men and guns near Silistria. ,=-.- Silistria is on the southern hank ol the Danube, in Rumanian territory,: rome 30 miles east of where the river reaches Bulgarian soil. , foodstuffs -and: other. necessary supplies to! England.- This question, is of special importance to Canada in view of the large wheat? harvest,and the necessity of extra facilities-for ocean transport. London, Nov, The British has been sunk, 12.-(Bulletin.)- Rhineiand Up to the pre- steamer sent only one survivor has been landed. Says Lack of Boats To Carry Horses To Europe is Calgary Man Killed While Flying in France Calgary, Alta., Nov.; 12.-P. Turner Bone, the well known civile-engineer,- received word from the Admir-falty today that his son John: Turner Bone, sub-lieutenant in the Royal Naval air- service, had been killed while flying in France Oct. 18th. He was -buried there. Young Turner Bone was educated: at Western Canada College, Calgary, and at McGill University. He was employed in the. C. P. R. engineering department and left for active service early this* year. High River, Nov. 12.-Theee great indignation here over the failure of the French remount buyer to turn up this morning as advertised. Many farmers brought horses a long distance to town and are feeling very Bore. ---!-:- E. B. Smith, representative of the CALGARY FAIR HAD French remount at Calgary, when . ' '�'..- SURPLUS1 OF $2000 asked for a reason for the failure to Calgary, Alta., Nov. 12.--At the an- turn up at High River, said there nual meetingoof the Calgary Industrial was a great congestion as a result of Exhibition shareholders, here today, the lack of boats to carry animals reports showed a surplus of over $2,- from New York or Montreal to 000 on this year's fair,, despite dull France.- >times. themselves, but recognizing as I. do the gravity of the situation and' holding that Canada is primarily interested in the great; struggle, which, however, remote from' our shores is our own, I; wish'as a protest against what I consider a pernicious doctrine, to offer my services in- any position for a post overseas or in Canada in which I can be of service' to the cause which is so. dear to us ;all." 200 Perished When Liner : Ancona Was} Torpedoed Berlin via wireless to Sayvllle, N. Y., Nov* 12-Answering the petition of the Socialist party, concerning the question of food prices, Dr. Von Betli-man-Hollweg,. German Imperial Chancellor, declared that the population of the country would be completely assured that' hopes- of the entente powers of starving out Germany would be disappointed, says the Overseas Agency, , Protest Presence or Allies in Macedonia Rome, Nov. 11, via Pans;;Nov. 12. -Only 225 of the passengers and crew of the steamer Ancona- were saved out of a total of 42Bonboard', says a dispatch from Tunis-Jo Cor-! riere Del La Sera.- Two ^boats'have arrived at Tunis, the dispatch said, 'one with 37 survivors and -the other CON8CRIPTION ARE TO IF BE ME*1 , RAISED 'I - *;  Toronto, Ont., Nov. 12.-Toronto recruiting officers: express the opinion today -that conscription will be absolutely necessary If the battalions which 8lr Sam Hughes; wants are to be raised. Berlin, via wireless- to . Tuckerton, N. J., Nov. 12.-"According to reports from Athens, received in Budapest, Turkish ' and Bulgarian ministers at >Athens have entered a protest, couched in friendly terms, against the presence of; Anglo-French troops in Greek Macedonia, as not being in accordance with Greek neutrality," says the \ Overseas News Agency. "M. Skouloudis, Greek Pre1 mier, replied, according to Budapest advices, that he took notice of the protest, and that the government would do what was possible in order to clarify the situation;" call from taber is accepted eye. a.c. LOCAL BOY LAY THREE DAYS WITH SHATTERED LIMBS WHAT'S WRONG WITH THE MAIL8 Petrolia, Ont., Nov, 10.-Complaints are coming-from the Petrolia boys at the front of the abuses In the mail service. They are unable to see where the article's go that are mailed.to their address. There: are some bitter, words also about the -'tobacco grafters," who put up,.a useless 'gummy kind of tobacco wbieh is mouldy before the can is opened! Tlie boys are speaking out..They": won't stand for any pulling of the wool over the official eye, andr handing them the dirty end. The soldier deserves a square deal,.,which they say they,-are not getting 'in many cases. They ask that the authorities-- turn oa-'t^e searchlight at home, With bis right leg and his left leg' still useless, E. P. Chappelow, familiarly known as "The Count," another Leth-bridge boy -who. has made a name for bravery in action, is facing the future with a bright smile and a cheerful aspect After having been a prisoner in Germany since the spring, he was returned to England in the most recent exchange of prisoners. . The story of Chappelow's bravery,' and his- remarkable cheerfulness after coming out of the war with a battered and broken body, is told by Miss Ethel t/onybeare,v daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Conybeare of Lethbridge, who is now a nurse in' training iij. a hospital fa London, and who recently paid a visit to Chappelow,- describes him as meeting her with a broad smile on his face and joking of artificial limbs. 7; Of her visit with the Lethbridge boy; Miss Conybeare says: v ' "His leg was. being dressed when' I arrived, so I had to wait, and presently he came rolling in to me ony* wheel chair with-a broad smile on h,ls face. His right leg is amputated a*-> gone entirely, ove. the knee, with him, but and his left leg will never be very good. But he talks so cheerfully about 'a good artificial leg being a great help,' and about how lucky'he-was to esoape with-his life. A, Brave Feat '" "It appears 'that his section volunteered- to hold a farm house about half - way between thet German and British trenches. They got there and held it for two days, after which an overwhelming force of Germans was seen advancing. So they started to retire, checking the enemy now and then: with a round- from' the machine gun;;, Then Chappelow was hit Three shots tore his right leg Into pulp, and MARKETS November-wheat............ 10314 December wheat .... ....... 97% November- oats;.... .... .... 40*4 December - flax .... ... ... 181' WEATHER High.....^ ..... .... ,..... Low ........r. - forecast: Fair and cold. 29 6 anotlier.shot went into his left. The corporal had his Jaw torn off, and most ot the, men were mown down. There appeared- to be only one man left, and he'was new, and couldn't work the gun. They told him to pull out the handle and throw, it away, and disable the gun aB-Jar as, possible. "Bo then Chappelow - lay- there all that night; and all the next day, and then the Germans came to pick up the wounded. He kept calling 'Pick me up, pick me ,up,' but" no one could understand, him. Then he. called 'Water,'.and they understood tliat and gave him some., V "Finally, one:came along who s^oke English,, and* to)d-,him he'd> have to wait until all.the'Germans were.picked up. lie said all right,- he didn't care, if he jriras never'' picked .up. So he becaine^uneonsciousv and was finally picked .up the next night. Aftet S that he, spent another-21 hours ina\j barn because, he - was-"overlooked. , "They carried him in. a'blanket with his wounded legs doubled up, and told him if he didn't keep quiet they would drop' him. ; However, he-wae treated well *n the llospltaL- *  The call from the Taber congrega^ tion of Knox church to Rev. A. C. Bryan of Lethbridge, was dealt with at the meeting of the Presbytery, at Macleod yesterday, and Mr. Bryan accepted the call. His induction with that congregation will take place on Wednesday evening, Dec. 1st. � The call from Coleman congregation to Rev. D E. Cameron,- pf Cardston,- was also dealt with and; Mr. Cameron has accepted, the call, his induction to take place ^on December 2nd. ' ' ', Rev. H. Wright, of Pincher - Creek; presided at the Presbytery, and Rey^ Mr. Bryan acted as clerk, The call to-Mr. Bryan from Taber was presented by Rev. Mr. Denoqn. Mes'srsv^Willard and Munro of Taber were present: and delivered splendid addresses in extending the call. Mr. J. W.'.McKean represented Mr. Bryan's church in Lethbridge, and also made a vpry;nne address. The call to Mr\ Cameroh'of Card* ton, was, presented by'-"vRevi ,Mr-.�' Wright, and Messrs. Fail-hurst, and Cameron were present from: Coleman.'. A letter from the congregation .a$ Cardston appreciative of Rev� .Mr-Cameron, was also read. 1 % , ..*. The Presbytery received the application of the congregation at Grassy Lake to become augmentedkvaml-'exi/ itend a call to a minister. Rev." Mr/ ;Wright reported on -the - work -at Blairmore, and supply for/ tWs.pTice^ was arranged. . : uhureh Union Ve%e -> The question of ohurch; uaiqu - was WiiH '25. Passengeis declared the - ste^met -Was. shelled for an hour and a taaUbV, -the A^isftian flag when the torpsdoear struck the Ancona. ,Thef underwatitfci ctaft-not unacquainted in.the more norfh-ern. pirt of the province, is IK the barrajjks of the mounted police hers ; awaiting trial on a �erieus charge-' preferred by a young girl, whom it i�i .alleged he had engaged-as,stenograph-^* er. Harris was sent up from -RetlawrV by -Magistrates Nolan and Ferguson, > andrhaving been unable as yet to se^,-cur* bail, is in the barracks here. Hill ; trial "may be taken on at the com->-i^g civil session et the supreme"'!''-court; but as this can only be dohe> i ^Harris, who was at one time ..a*'-' Edmonton; and other northern points*.^ n)o�e,i recently from Carmangay,, bjitd -a plan to start a 'newspaper at tjgfe r' budding town of Retlaw, north'" J, Taber, and.it is alleged, that he had- v ni'ade extensive canvass; for aAvertit* / ing;and job work, in the little bur�fwest- ot-here, dropped dead tonight whttessort. possible. ''a TUNNELLINO cor"g ^ 'Ciliary, V Alta, ~Npv;aiT-' W. .Cfeulthard, who ii by, a^mining engineer, lan^-' " ttstructor at the 'flarcee. use^of explosives,Vaas Icpmpany'tor aHrjttl�Da ?004 20 71 ;