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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 15, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta AMJKKTA' WI'.DNKSDAY, NOVKMHKH 15. HOW Till': KLKOTOHS VOTED IVY STATUS FOR THE TWO J'AKTY CANDIDATES Farewell to Members of Staff, Who Express Re- gret at Departure In Claiming Success in Some Quarters Ottawa. Nov. Sir Sam Hughes, ex-minister of militia, ap- peared at his ollice in the militia de- partment today attired fiT the clothes j at a civilian. It was the first tlmei-" Sir Sam has been out of his uniform. I Democrat and the white _ went or Itngl Tho blackened on this map. Bucharest via London. Nov. From the bonier of western Mold to the Slanic and Oituz valleys, in i Transylvania, Anstro-Gcrman forces; pursued boyoml thu frontier, lanian troops, according to What Will Your Donation Be? Foods In Gains Made at Beaucouit and Beaumont are Now Most Important of Entire Offensive North of Somme rounds "with a good list of contril opmonts. iments, Berlin, via bavviuo.. iiuv. The personal belongings of the eK-; inv.lsiol, or Rumania is _.. minister have been removed from successfully by the. Austrians and ng carried department. Sir Sam has not German war. office all- fingagomcnts along into Wallachia (south- utors at their hacks. London, Nov. to the morning newspapers Jluaciman. president of the, Iioaril of trade, will today present to parliament a mea- sure providing, first, compul- sory use, through the British Isles, of whole wheat Hour in- stead of wheat flour, the sec- ond, a ban on all fancy cakes and pastry, third, the institu- tion of meatless days, on which neither shops nor restaurants will bo allowed to sell meat. more yet to do. H. J, Wh.dd.np '-1" depai intern, on o.uu luermans, me made any statement as to his immed-i today, iate plans for [lie future more than lending inilk-ate that it is his intention to take, Rtnnai...., t- Forsvtn sir ur uiinvnvi active Interest in recruiting. oll for the'.Teutonic -fore- but what, you have o ,ch >ourse Iors t ,j, _ Nothing definite is Known at the, cs_ look nlore than prison-1 to give. The sacrifice lllf i cartarrv ?3B; W. S. lllirra> Capital as to the protinhlc, successor. who is fighting ou_ Drug.and Book Co., ot Sir Sam as minister of militia. Rumanians Forced- Back-- trenches, anu ;oui sacnfice is A i? lOnin anncars tol ,-ir, I mi.lon. Nov. itlsmal compared lo ins. i nv .r, While lion. A. B. Kemp appears to be the favorite, it. is thought to be London. Nov. In Alia and Jiul valleys, be the favorite, it. is thoUBt to e Alia and Jiul vaeys, 01 (luite probable that Sir Robert frontier, the Hum den with F. B. McCuruy's assistance, ]lilvo been forced -hack by th A. L 'juraeKJForsyth Detwilor Hugh 5120; itlsmal compared lo his. The less liabilities Austrians and Germans, who have brought up reinforcements- the war of- fice reports today. Rumanians Occupy Town_ Bucharest, via London. Nov. cupation by tho Rumanians of. will administer the affairs of the de- partment for some time. What 'Peg Telegram Says Winnipeg, Nov. Oll the retirement from the cabinet of Sir Sam Hughes, the Winnipeg Tele gram says "this step comes neither as ul a surprise nor as a disappointment. today by the war ollice. Hostile Credit is paid to "his very vuliluWc. j airmen the official statement adds, but it is added that "his bombs over the palace at Bu- ininistration became erratic and j The Queen and princesses threatening all kinds of dangerous I were not in the structure, consequences. Sir Sam Hughes j icft after the. death of Prince m Hughes, the Winnipeg by the mimamans ui. says "this step comes neither as; (own Boasic in Dobrudja is aunoun- aointment." ar olllce. Hostile Mireea. would' neither take advice, heed warn ing nor submit to discipline. His iu: compat.-.bility was universal." The says that the attitude of the country towards Sir Sam was "first, admiration; second, more oi- amused tolerance and at last helpless and declares that Sir Robert Borden had better use for his time than to spend in "repair- Ing damages caused by the eccentric Eenius Who was his minister of mil- itia." Montreal Star Montreal, Nov. Star says editorially today: "The public will regret that there lias arisen the neces- Bi'y for Sir Robert Borden requesting i the resignation of tlie Minister of Mil- itia, Sir Sam Hughes. As to blame for the crisis, the public will await commande.cr Will Not Be Party to Commis- Germans to Apply Cruelties o Head of Grain Firm Believes Dominion Govt. Has Had Enough Experience government wheat this sion to Investigate High Cost of Living Word comes from Calgary that at ting of the Western Canada Coal Deportation Over Whole of Conquered Country Belgian gov eminent is in possession of a decrei i inpetillEC ol me webium vj-... Opera ors association there the mine issued from German headquarters un owners decided to refuse to be a.partyjder date of proposal on the part of the mm-jiorc want "of employment c ers of District No. 13, U.M.W. of reason, are receivin for a joint committee to enquire into j support. Those subject to till the increase in the cost of living for decree, it is pointed out. may be con purpose i increase which would establish the nercentage of wage Increase to be paid crisis, the public will Canada's wheat this perce s t ,1 explanations and correspond-1 was the question asked by the the mincis thiouguoiu tic Sir Robert Borden is. not the this morning of .1. F. Hotter- Tile operators havo decided to fight. CANADIANS AID IN BIG ATTACKS Capture and Hold Ground and Take Many Pris- oners in Big Rush HUNS GIVE UP IN WHOLE UNITS British Find Dugouts are Electrically Lighted and Ready for Seige London, Nov. 1 The following MGEIS18 ono. communique is issued by the Canadian records office here: "Just before midnight on November 10-11. our troops attacked the rem- nant of ihe.nogina trench, which still remained in tile enemy's hands. The distance of the objective from trenches was about 500 yards. In district court yesterday before lis Honor Judge Jackson, A. P. Voor- lees appeared for sentence. He was IS months in the provincial jail. Voorhees was convicted on October (Copy-right by the Associated Press) With the British Armies in France, via London. Nov. British ad- vance along both sides of the Ancre. which continued yesterday with the capture of the village of Beauconrt, is considered by British commanders as one of the most important success- was uuuui es in the four months of the ottens- "The attaek was They insist especially on the re- cesstlll Soon after our first wave utively insignificant character of the went over the parapet our barrage j German resistance in the position lifted from the enemy's trench, and they consider of great-strate- our men went into the trench with imnnrtnnce and one of the moat bombs and bayonets. "Within half an hour of the time ot starting the whole position was in our "The front taken extends in a semi-, terranean galleries and circle, va'nce en; importance and one of the moat highly fortified on the entire western More 'than five thousand prisoners have been collected in extensive sub- jui mi-cii galleries and chambers. about 1 lion yards. Tliis ad- which were sunk on both sides of.the- was accomplished with-com-'.valley and wore miles in extent. Five -ince was acco antively few casualties, owing to the j hundr ur curtain of fire, tunnel id Germans surrendered in Mf'-VtYvpiicss of our "curtain "of fire. I tunnel near the St. Pierre division, Kith ou a charge ot de.raudmg the etfecmeness Oeilvie Milling Co. at Welling out of consolidated the new line. This tunnel gave access to scores of ,The enemv Counter-attacked from electric lighted chambers mMlUlich timo to time throughout the night, companies of infantry were housed, he was Snahle to Shake our hold j ajid.whicitcontained qnantltles- of ma- some while acting as their as- ont there, "is sentence dates from Glenn C, Pike also appeared before His Honor Judge Jackson yesterday on a charge of-having had carnal knowledge of a girl under 14 years ot He was arrested about three weeks ago by the Mounted Police the crime having taken place east of the city He pleaded guilty and was re- laiided for sentence until Monday. In the civil case of Montgomery vs. Skouson, suit for threshing wassj. judgment was found for the piamtitt for and costs. on the position. Lliu yuaiuiun. "inn 'Prisoners taken were less than luu, but included three officers. Troops op- posed to us ill this affair were Saxons and some units of Prusian Guards. to act impetuously and be was whole-souled in his'recognition of Sir Sam Hughes' -excellent work In or- ganizing the Valcartler camp and the sending of the first contingent. So must conclude that he believed that it was in tho public interest that Sir Sam Hughes should relinquish his portfolio." Toronto Star Toronto, Out... Nov. Star (Liberal) says today: "The appoint- ments of Mr. .McCurdy and Sir George 1'crlcy left Sir Sam Hughes .free to t-ne grajn commission .fi.rin of make speeches: This was of all things Hie one thing the government least wished him to do. It was understood, we berjeve, that he would take a rest, fade away, and Keep quiet. He does not do these things well. There is trouble brewing because of the over- seas management and military expen- ditures The use of the Ross Rifle! was persisted in and its purchase con- tinued long after its use had ceased. There was little co-ordination of over- seas needs and materials bought here and shipped over. There was lavish expenditure and off-hand decisions were made. "It is not his political opponents who have brought about the removal of Sir 'Sam Hughes, but his political associates. They could not keep it up any longer. His departure will strengthen the government and tend to revive confidence in the govern- ment in the minds of ils supporters." Bnird and Botterell of Winnipeg. "They will not." was the reply. The Dominion government will interfere in no way with Canada's food supply. Mr "Botterell intimated that the government had bad enough experi- ence with commandeering last year. Jlr Botterell arrived in the. city last niolit and is spending the day at the locaf office of the company: He states that Western Canada's thresh- ing is not more than pur cent, done Manitoba is finished, but Sas- katchewan and are away bc- ind.' That is evident. President Graham of the miners' has given out a state- ment that the men feel justified In ask- ing for a substantial increase. .The cost of living has increased enormous-1 ly throughout the mining district, and something must be done to enable them to live decently. If the oper- ators will not make an amicable agree- ment, the men will be forced to take more drastic measures and President Graham does not hesitate in stating that November 25th will bring a strike unless the men are granted their de- mands.'- i'he Belaian government fears the decree is about to be applied to the whole occupied a census is being taken by the German military authorities of all unemployed in Bel- gium. More Wanig d in the Herald's Prize Competition JL I'll- Alfred H. Lippingwell, one of the Lcllibridge men who joined the 82nd battalion, has been wounded and Is now In the hospital at Rouen, 'fills was tho word received yesterday by Bertha Lippfngwell, 326 nth St. H. Pte. Llpjingweli Is suffering from gunshot, wounds In the thighs, arm and hand. He was admitted to tho .hospital on Nov. 12lh. PEACE NO NEARER London, Nov. By common con- sent here Ilio German chancellor's Reichstag s'pooch has brought peace no nearer to a practical expectation. Excellent List of'prizcs Given Away Absolutely Free Conditions for- Winning- Them Arc Very Don't -Let Anyone Tell Y6u That You Will Not Get a Fair Show, For "Partiality- -Towards None; An Equal Chance For All" is the motto of this Contest. tLCEillLL chine guns, and bombs. -Anothei cniue guns, ami iminua. --IHIUL..I.. j en hundred' prisoners were caui-'ht in ravine south of Beaumont-Hamel. they were cut off by the flrat. attack on Monday afternoon. The British success south of the was increased owing to the fact that the Germans in this section were on the point of being relieved bjr fresh troops, when the attack was launched. The result was that regiments were twice their normal strength. The_93rd. infantry, of which the Duke of Albany is honoiirv colar.el-in-chief. lost heav- ilv According to prisoners, the Duke was waiting in the rear to inspect the regiment when it left the fighting line. ri nn The majority of. fighting was done Now 8 Quarts Only for with gl.enau-es, instead of bayonets. The British swarmed over the surface between the trench'lines and hurled showers of bombs into the German dug-outs and the shelters, capturing In Bread and Flour Also on The Increase Halifax, N. S., Nov. 13.-The Hon. DaTid Macfceen, lieutenant-governor ol Nova Scotia, died at his summer res- idence, "Jlaplewood" Northwest Arm tonight, at the age of 77, after an ill- ness of six da is retailing today for per barrel for patents. Milk increased in price today to eight quarts for one dollar. Bread advanced on Monday until one dollar now buys only 12 tickets for one-pound loaves. With canned goods out of sight ,po- JSb UV 31A Wltll CalillCU JJUUUa u.. Mr. Mackeen, who was a very sue- tatoes and'vegetables on the cessflll business man and had been- workman's dinner pail can be connected with some of the largest, "ti., u nnece w dustries and corporations of the pro- 1 vineo, was appointed ernor of Nova Scotia m October iJia. at increasing Files Suit In Federal Court- Will Ask for Injunction Hon. William Ma riewVork NOV. 15.-The New York i He was elected to the house of com- today filed suit in in m NOTa The increase" in the price of flour in the past ten days has been ten per cent." Milk per cent at a crack The increasing ot srain makes tho feeding of a dairy herd-a big proposition. The increase in tbe price of bread amounts to 25 per cent. This has been the second advance in the price of the staff of lite incthe past "six weeks when the number of tickets was cut from 20 to 16. a York- State, and the chairman of Scotia Oct 19 lOlD. of the four brotherhoods in the state.1 He is SU.VIMJII uy eiitenants' t the road's' prinelnal contention, -nc- i children. at the dairy for 40. Eggs are.out of sight, i Harry and David Mackeen are_ ai uio _ j_( nrtinln lirinEine al- ckets was cut. There is a great scarcity of bntter a Crea ,s retailing for 60 cents and ug-ous an quick succession several parallel-rows of main German trenches --between' Beaumont-Hamel and Beaucourt. Pris- oners from the Prussian guards told the. Associated Press correspondent that the terrific British bombardment destroyed the machine gun emplace- ments and made resistance to the in- fantry charge impossible. They said they were cut off from their reserves. on an entire front of seven miles which was isolated by the .British curtain of fire, They, declared they were glad to surrender. A tank which helped to destroy the machine gun positions at the .bottom of the south of the Ancre, attacked with bombs by Germans, who swarmed about It in- large lumbers. Ill of the attackers were killed by the guns ot the tank. Two-thirds of. the British casualties south of the Ancre iyere walking cases. Total losses were lighter in propor- ns pri.iciuiti 10 Albert" H. Harris, general Harry and Dan iv, T.io arry an front. He was married three times. 'You Will ery candidate receives tho same im- partial treatment. We.._cannQt help what, may or may not have been; done in other contests conducted elsewhere. This contest and -other contests are entirely different, affairs. Get Your Share of the Extra Votes If the Herald's autos or other prizes a uruiino- look good to you and you would like kitchen cabinet, why to be one of the winners, we would on t 'you enVoll your name I. The advise you to get busy at once and. see llcrald's big prlM contest .and' begin "r "nin would Miki-'-to proud possessor ot an elcgiiiit seven-passen- ger Studebaker, in cash, or a 1017 Model Chevrolet, 5- passenger auto, or handsomp ila- hogaay Willis beautiful cabinet of. silver, cozy dining set, or a ?12G Columbia Orapho- 1 kitchen cabinet, counsel, is-that the Adamson law is "in no sense, regulation of commerce, but.a temporary and arbitrary increase in for brotherhood men." He said as soon as an answer to the suit was filed an injunction against the operation of the law vsoiild he asked. U-40 HERE Wakefield, R. I., Nov. coast guard station at Greeiy-Hill reported to Supt II. }l. Knowles, of this coast guard district, having sighted a siih- BloTSaud'lounTt j day.- The submarine was proceeding .Mt of LipncaDolna, east. fresh Article, bringing al 1 most any price. I Storage eggs are hovering around 40 cents for the time being. Petrograd, via London, Nov. lo. AI MARKETS an active campaign, for one of tho free we are'offering to ambi- tions "men, women'anil children over 16 years of age? Chance for. All Your chances arc just as good as the other winning. Nn one has any advantage over the other JOll IO how many of the extra vote Spot .Wheat Local track wheat December wheat week very little was done, and as a Local --track -oats means of encouraging the candidates December oats yon can secure by this Saturday night. Owing to the stormV weather of last terdny assumed the offensive, and forced the Austro-Gcrmans from po- isitions which they had occupied on I'liolli sides of the road leading to the v. village of Slaveulln, according to the j Russian official statement Issued to- day. splendid vote offer of 50.000 ,extra votes for each and every ?lr> frdrth of subscriptions secured by 9 p.m. Sat- urday. Nov. 18th, was offered. New December flax one has anv advantage over me oiuei unuij. tes except that which comes! candidates as well as those already ambition-and energy.. Don't I entered have an excellent opportunity et anyone tell you.Uiat you won'.t get to lay up big bnud.es of votes by tak- a fair show. We-uii.eolng to make It ing advantage of this offer. Read the our particular business that ev-'full details on the Contest page......_ 192 6654 259 I VVKATHEU Weather'................ cha c. P. i mm This Is the .day the ghost walks with Hie employees of the C. P. R. On 'ha WILII 34 Saturday next the miners will receive 23 their middle of the month -pay enve- 'I'-'j-V-Ve'iy' 'cold lopes when another bis sum of money localsnow flurries. 'will ln Oaltsary, Nov. direct- ors of the-United Farmers of 'A.I- berta in session. Here today decid- ed U. hold the next convention which takes place S3-M, at Edmonton. STEALS JEWELRY THRO' HOLE IN Montreal, Nov. thief cut a hole about 10 inches in v v diumetcr in one of the show windows of a jewelry store here last night nnd stole.-about ?600 Tota osses w tion than In any previous operaton of.the last four months. The British: attack was pressed continuously last nieht All ground as far as Beau-, "onrt'has been well consolidated and troops are thrusting beyond leenele. The Germans so far, have not attempt- ed any counter-attacks. f (By Percival Gibbons) I With the BrUish Armies on tho Somme, Nov. if., via London, Nov. ID. attack on the Ancre, began hortly before six o'clock this morning and the centre Beaumont-Hamel, :was carried almost with the single rush. hat took the British troops across 'the and out to the sloping ground neyond Where the road to Beaucourt vi'nds down toward the Ancre, the land ises-up on the north, where the broad swell of the hill lifts, between Beau- mont-Hame! and Serre, artd. to thisi oo, they thrust forward, carrying all positions, until they established selves well up on Hie side of the rlae where, forthwith, they dug themselves' n successfully, under a heavy -fire. At these points the attack had, the success of, a surprise. According to some of the wounded whp have up from the fight there were no Ger1 mans at all in the first trench thai they reached. At any rate it worth of goods from the win dow. hold very weakly.-..'. f DINED WITH KING CQN Pans Nov Russian minis ter. dined with King Constantlnk to JW' W au Atnens ;