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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 14, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta .Sir Sam's Exit Occurs Swift and Dramatic Sudden- Much PWer DEMANDS LETTERS HE PUBLISHED SOOr DEPOSED MINISTER OF MILITIA Hon. A. E. Kemp Spolten of as New Burden to Act Temporarily Ottawa, Nov. H.-TI- awaiting in an expectant mood the public ot tlic correspondence between Sir Robert Borden and Sii Sam Hughes, which led to thov bf made p-jlilic. ra of them of considerable length Neutrals to Protest the Belgians Pill B B W i m WT IW Miners Want Greater Recogni- tion of Union Here, and Another Increase PREI'ARED FOR A STIFF BATTLE names proudly refused to fm or-tl naved the way for the blow uluc i was struck us today. The issued and fine, but it stated that it was only a Question of work in Hel- reported by a Keuter cllspalch from li e o marks. The tbiru Tbev are permitted to Drum a small hand bag. Clergymen, doctors, barristers and schoolmasters aro ex- MEAL HIE British Forces PluiiRC Mile Into Hun Lines on Ancre Over Front of Five Is Completely Surprised. FOUK THOUSAXD PRISONERS CAPTURED IN THE ATTACK Under pretext of necessity to carry 1S3UC IHUUIS 11" forcibly taken to places for work. -It was already a. matter of forced labor for Belgium. Today it Is no ,onger a question of forced labor n i I ndr.r pretext ot necessny u, Operalors-Not Expected to works on Belgian soil benefit, to Demands But Will Also Fight longer a q Belgium, but In Germany for the Ger- militia. ff back !t is considered likely that, pemlim; the appointment of a new minister of militia, the of tl o do'iarlmenl on Ibis side of the .-lUaii- tiVwill administered by Sir llobori Borilen, with the assistance ot Mr. Me.- Curdy, who now brcorac -ivith Ihu business and procedure o, l{ tho Snraihltion as to the probable suc- cci'or'of Sir '3am is rife at .the canl- 1-iV 0'ilnion seems to prevail today liia't Hon. A. K. Kemp, member for East Toronto and a member 01 the cabinet, without portfolio, is the most nrobablo choice. Mr. Kemp has been head of the purchasing department since itr, orsanization. This deimr jni'lit has bad complete control ot all 1-wir contracts sinccMts establlsllinant about IS months ago and Mr. Kemp is familiar with that important branch of iho war work. This appointment in the opinion of Conservatives, obviate the .possibility of a by-olecnon. since tho seat is considered to be so aaWv Conservative as to secure ac- clamation should Sir. Kemp bo given the vacant portfolio. Other names That the miners of Local No. have two grievances which resulted j In their appealing to the executive Dually jsolated since the I01, Of grain, of which the Lethbridge the elbow ot the stream, wmen 11. Germans., only survivors i division has shipped about or i cantul.e of the Schwabon redoubt Three; nm one-hair. The movement is; M tllo bombardment, weie captureqiu these cavea and the PRISONERS ESCAPE llot so heavy as last year when I Prlor to the attacs the y rosa .Uie Ancre, which could only .be FROM MORR1SSEY 01- cius were avnllablo at all German rear was by a causeway Fe'mie, B. C., Nov. 11. in the west, but it compares travelled at night. PRISONERS HAVE BEEN TAKEN class Drisoneni with last vear's record. 4OOU HMiau hv the British in the nt Coal which lint a stop to and there is little doubt that the on at Coal Creek, which put a stop m ami mere rescue work and the mine is idle today atore will'this time fight the de- rescue i------ in consequence. It is not known how mands. mtlclr damage was done to the mine. (Continued oii successors in- mentioned as likel clude ft B. Bennett, .M.P.. Senator l.oughee.1 and Col. Hugh Clarke, un- der-secret ary of external affairs. Government Statement Ottawa, Nov. IS.-At 10.30 tonight a hrief statement was given out from the office of the prime minister offi- cially confirming the report that Sir Sam" Hughes had ceased to bo Minis- ter of Militia. The statement was aa announced that the Prime occured, and no one. "fhc rescue party which went up to] resume work this morning did not go, into the mine, and it will be a clay or two again before anything will be done in that mine. Chief Inspector Graham and Inspector O'Brien are both hero directing operations. WON'T INCREASE FREIGHT RATES .Montreal, Nov. board of: railway commissioners has -decided i Page 3) FROM MORR1SSEY Fernie. B. C., Nov. 11. Three first class prisoners have escaped Morrissey internment 'camp, leaving no v trace. London, fmhtius on the Ancre sector the bomr to an official statement issued by the wa stormed tho heavily fortified: inister had unc requested, and has re Minister a ceived the resignation of the Minis- tor of Militln.and Defence. The retire- molt ot Sir 'Sarilxllughes is m >mt the outcome of the establishment o the ministry of_ovCT5cus r (Continued on Tags 3) the Big Bellevue Ranch railway tliat the time is Inopportune to in- crease freight rates westward from -Ulaniic ports, and has therefore tall- en no acliou in regard to the applica- tion by the Grand Trunk, Ovnnd Frnnk Pnc-ltlo and Canadian Pacific railway? irovHl ofxa new schedule was recently closed Land Company- wher the of Lethbridge. They returned to Mr i Illinois 'a few days ago, after having jor almost three not quite so neavi us plenty of cars were avnllablo at all point's in the west, hut it compares very favorably with last year's record. Referring to the request from Ray- mond tor 13 refrigerator cars immedi- ately, Mr. Cameron stated that the shippers there did r.ot seem lo be able to handle them when they were I spotted, one shipper having only re- cently paid S3 demurrage on a refrig- erator car which lie was not able to use when-it'was spotted for him. "Business in Lethbridge is, 1 .10-, lievc .bettor 'than in any other town j assuuii. in leinarked Mr. Cameron j'rossoirc, there was active ar during the course of his interview. "No oilier town or city in the province the sitme gain .over two years ago. Business is exceedingly good here." Ilice today. The statement sayu; lace of Beaumoilt-Hamel and 4ncre The number of prisoners of the Sotnme.l, the of TTpph Lard Companv- wiiereuv -iSafn year. Including wheat, oats riitjinu ill- mi Albert n UOllloriiiKO uuii for approval of xa new schedule o. Of years lived and fl freights bound west from Montreal he JreislUS oouiiu uuat. liui" i Portland, Me., and St. John, N.B. The proposed increases were opposed by importing Interests. Information for Prospective Candidates in Prize Contest ,lax, and there is now plowed on it which time" ho first! the ranch approximately loOO acres 10 exceptional possibilities J ready for the I tl-o'lirrfvince. averaged 42% bushels per acre equally good or better yields, development of this part of Alberta. b Cars or Other Prizes Offered by Inquiries are being received daily at ntest uopartment of The Herald to how to enter the big Prize Con- tost and will the Dig 7-passengcr Stuclo- baker. or the ?1000 in cash, or the o- passenger Chevrolet, or the Willis piano, or oile-of the other prizes. V The First Thlnd to Do e toenler the contest is to cut mil. the The Second Thing ID Do send in the nomination a new town projcctcd and blank to the Contest Manager of Herald, Hull Hlock, Will ('IIU111 he will give or send you a book and supplie Paris, Nov. 13, via London, Nov. 14__The Berna correspondent 01 the Excelsior telegraphs: "I can guarantee authenticity of the ropcrts of a growing revolution in Bavaria, among the entire regi- ments of men a5cd more than 45 Thev refuse to depart for the front because of the receipt, de-- spite the censorship, of terrible news from the soldier, on the Sornrnc and before Verdun, regard ing fearful losses. Winnipeg, Nov. meet- ing of the city council last night, k motion was passed Instructmg the city solicitor to prepare legis- lation providing "that the council mav at anv time engage in the business of'aupolying, or manufac- turing any of the necessities ot life for consumers on such terms, and at such prices, as it shall deem expedient." London, Nov. Redoubled et i -.'.hrit'cc, Y.T.O 1 fo, aro being made by the Austrians cdIt "on or you aL Rumania, tho have nominaled with 3000 votes which neuters Bucharest correspondent re- toward the free prizes, nnd I ports. (.011111 IOW.MU inu ,.wv Teutonic reinforcements have been sent to the region of on the Danube, in Hungary near the Rumanian border. In this region the struggle is continuing stubbornly. 31 per acre. Naturally such near- .time. ,_______________ bv yields as these were very gratifying y EVENING DRESS NOW UNDER BAN IN PARIS For the Patriotic Fund Now on with which .to se- to oilier ine subscriptions. If there is any- nomination, blank'which will bo ton irt cim. not after on tho regular Contest page of The tnmfc Conlost page, aalc struggle is continuing Herald. Fill in the blank with youi rendn'B U every effort being made by Austrian name, address, etc., If you wish to Quest-ons unii than to nnc, Gcrmans u, rccapturo the tow ,i.n is nettci u" mmmnnicntions b Itominni-H of i-nvono else whom you mny choose o nominate. Ue very careful to write iilalnly so thero will he no possibility ,f an error being made. Only the VIRST nomination received for a can- didate. Will count for the 5000 votes allowed on nominations. all H niistitljes later. The Third Thing to Do As soon as you are nominated, see ,-rl'cnclB who live outside the city' limits of Lcthbrldgo, or write them. Get them to glye you their sub on Page 3) .iCrmilllS t v> n-cQfj and re-establish communications way of tho Danube. also Is especially severe atj two "points in the Carpathians, at Ol- High tanie and in Jlul valley, where tho In- Low to Craivoa. I Spot wheat...... Local track wheat December wheat Local track oats December oats 191 67% 65% 285 WEATHER Pnris Nor. official decree issued' yesterday .provides that until the war is over no person shall oe permitted to tho opera, tllo Opera Comictue. the Comedle mncalse or the Odeon, which are subsidized bj e oxcept those attired. In or- dinarv day .costumes. Those dressod Senvlse will be excluded, the decree Sain'lherlo evening dress worn (it the opera except by those oc- cupying the..cheaper seats. Fifty or more of the city's leiiiilts business ana professional men started ,1 ibis morning on a thorough ca I'M of the citv in aid of the Leth- ridge branch of the. Patriotic Fund Inch was undertaken this weoK 10 rase J30 ODD as the coming years subscription. At the lioard of Trade rooms last night the campaign com- mittee held its final session before mittee e s settling down to the work of camass- ing Captains and teams were lined up and the various districts mapped out and allotted. Great confidence was expressed that Lethbridge .would make an even better showing than last year when the people of the city contributed more than twice as much as asked tor. The. captains and the .jhtricts in which their teams will canvass are: District No. Home, captain North by C. P. K. tracks, west bj south by 3rd Ave and .east ,bj 5th Street. District No. 1.1. Bowman, cap ain North by 3rd Ave. west iver, south by 6th Ave. S.and east th St. S. District No. N. Kennedy, cat ain.Tv'orth by 3rd Ave. S., west by 51 St. B., south by Oth Ave. S. and eas bv 7th St. "District No. J..3chl, captail north by 3rd Ave. west by 7th SI south by 6th Ave. and cart .by llth S District .No.. 5-T-H. .W. Meech.jca (Continued on Page S) ;