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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 20, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta YOLUMH ix. ULTHBKIDGE. ALBERTA MONDAY. XOVKMHKK 20. HIKi ALUE Teutons Have Been Successful j Again in Their Invasion of Rumania ALARM FELT IN HKITISH CIRCLES PetioKrad, Nov. Rumanians are slili racing southward before the Invading Austro-German troops in tlie .liul valley region, the war office an- nounced today. A Serious Situation London, Nov. experts in the morning newspapers today call attention to the seriousness of the situation in Rumania, where the Ger- mans and report they liavej reached Ihe railroad which runs fromj the Danube to Craiova, at a point' which threatens to flank the Ruma- nian army soutli of Vulcan _ _ _ -w-v -w- BULGARIAN INVADERS FROM SERBIA A Few Words With Mr. Farmer I Cross is never Idle al home. It's am! knit h, "ield he women or sew .they know that the hours so r not wasted On the other hand they are precious n'ourl that wil, late' on bring solace ,0 a feverish, aching wounded man in materials for these articles, the nurse, and docuws and he an, ances and hospitals can't be provided without j, ,c w.U ciieerfu, feeling "hat you ha "e done something to help your fellow man. 10 SIOP IHE LIND PIGS Latest Offenders Arc Heavily Fined in Police 1'olice Active MAKE EFFORT TO STAMP OUT TRAFFIC much I am THE DUKE OF DEVONSHIRE m "The pnpmv A new nlcture of His Excellency. The Daih Mail sajs. Oovernor.0'enel.ali who'Is now al claims to have attained his jective, namely, an advance to Rumanian plain. His new position endangers the Rumanian Hank and may cause a rapid retirement. This news is grave, as the presence of the enemy on the railway would compel the retreat of a large, part of the Ru- manian line." Tile Daily Chronicle says: "Tlio German success, if true, is very ser- ious. It means that the German at- tempt to cut off the southwest projec- tion of Rumania has sone far toward accomplishment. The position of the Rumanian army at Orsova is precar- arid It will be lucky if it extri- cates itself without loss. The new advance does not directly menace Bucharest, hut gives the Germans an excellent base from which to do so." Transylvania Petfograd, Nov. on the Transylvanian front yesterday captured a series of heights in Tirgi- jiuiy vitiiev, it was officially announc- ed In Ji'nl valley strong Teutonic forces pushed the Rumanians a short distance southwards. lideau hall. NO! OP-IOAIE Old Country Newspapers Ap- peal for Younger Blood in Control of Affairs London, Xov. has been growing criticism of tlie admiralty lately owing to the recent channel raid" and the increase of submarine operations. The- Post. Mail and Star commented pointedly on this subject last week, and' the Daily Telegraph Miners' Strike Situation Still in Waiting New Developments Will Hold Nation Responsible for Treachery In Join- ing Teutons I Capture of Southern Serbian Town Marks First Stage of Recovery of Serbia i ALLIES FIGHT IN BITTER WEATHER "There is altogether too traffic in liquor in LeUim-idge put a stop to il." This declaration was made this morning by Chief Hardy to His Wor- ship in the course of the case against Thos. Dimitrion. charged with buying liquor from other than an authorized vendor. Chief Hard v and his force were busy on Saturday night visiting places in the business section nn which sus- ipicion was resting. They visited the I'Olympia Cafe at the right time and found Thos. Dimitrion in possession ot a bottle of "hooch" which was never manufactured in any licensed distillery. H. C. Hassall was shortly afterwards taken in tow for selling the offending stuff. Dimitrion was Major-Goneral Francois Louis convicted and lined and costs, i 3ard. C.B.. former Inspector, General TO SIR SAM HUGHES. :harge i [rjr Eastern Canada, who is regarded Paris. Nov. sol- diers have captured tlie Serbian town of Montistir from the Ger- man, ;md Bulgarian forces, it was officially announced this af- ternoon. I Admit the Loss Berlin, Nov. was offic- ially admitted thai the German- Bulgarian forces abandoned rMomistir when the entente al- IJies stormed Height 1212 north- east of Ccgel. Bulqars' Headlong Retreat London, Xov. Daily Chron- icle this morning, dealing with the [or Eastern i.anana, wno is jeyitmcu ylls morning, ueuiing NIUI a possible successor to Sir Sam i capun-e Of Monastir. sa-ys the sifua- Hughes in thr- Militia portfolio. Gen- (j011 today is one of open warfare, ?i-al Lessard distinguished himself in 1 wjy, jjle "remnants of General Boyad- South Africa, and is well and favor- left's German-Bulgarian army 'in head- ...irge against him was uismisseo. inly known all over Canada. He is a. retreat across the Monastir plain It is nuite evident that more booze French-Canadian, by birth and it is enemy. The plain of Jl bnastjhv is 'nil! U I 'suitable for cavalry work, more es- Vlltllll i illegally as the Bulgarians will, not I to debouch from-.the: dif-, l On a d and d cliarge. Lewis Eklnnd was let off with live and costs nn a today in along editorial the ad- mil-ally is strangely unaffected by the changes due to the war. It adds that the nation's faith in Admiral Jellicoe's fleet is undiminished. but that hostili- ties have brought unforeseen "develop- ments, notably in submarines, mines and aeronautics of which departments are operated bsvGermans, in the prime of life. "It is not says the pa- per, "if the officers Forming the ad- miralty board, reared in a very differ- ent school, should be somewhat -im- pervious to the new 'ideas in these days of naval revolution. It is per- government do? II was stated Saturday from Ottawa thai Hon. T. W. Crothers. minister of labor, would issue a statement today as to the course the department would pursue in the matter. The Herald is in receipt of authen- tic information that some of the high; er officials of the International Miners Union will come to this district with- in a week or ten days to look into, the grievances of the men and establish what shall be the attitude of the pres- ent organization to the district miners in their fight. Fair Wage Officer at Fernie Ferine." Nov. Vhiteside and Riddle, ot the International Coal and Coke Co., Coleman, and John R. McDonald of Frank were in town yes- terday presumably in relation to the demand of the millers of District IS nan'y Montreal Nov which citv'of Montreal has expended haps inevitable that 'the nation shou d its new aqueduct scheme to-supply wonder whether the adrniraIty would it with water and power from the St. Lawrence river has been wasted, ac- cording to a report made puhlitf today by a'committee of engineers appoint- ed to investigate the which was to cost Thc commit- tee pronounced the scheme a failure, and warned the city that the unspent, balance also would be wasted should it be used. The city entered upon op- erations without Sufficient study, ac- cording to the engineers. not gain were fresh blood introduced into its deliberations. "Above all things the nation needs a board of admiralty open to new methods. Would it not he well if sea- men fresh from the sea, experienced in tlie phase of warfare now being pursued by the enemy, were siven a more commanding voice in our naval if QUIET ON WEST FRONT Paris, Nov. French official ooinsiuncfntion on the front in franco issued this afternoon reads: j "The night passed in relative quietlroir all fronts." I regarding al increase of 25 per cent. in wages. They returned last night. P. E. Htrriaon, fair wage officer of Calgary, also arrived on the scene yesterday, and 'is still here, and prob- ably will remain for some days, pend- ing" developments in the labor situa- CAPT. wwm, KILLED Calgary. Nov. Acting-Captain Thomas Baker, of the 56th battalion, the eldest son of Mi- ami Mrs. Charles H. Calgary, was killed in action on Wednesday October 15. In the death of Lieut 01 I'erme. men iuu......6 Baker the battalion loses one of its suit of injuries received when she popular and efficient, officers, into a tub of boiling water yesterday "Tom" Baker, as he was affection FERNIE BABY FALLS INTO BOILING WATER; DIES Fernie, Nov. Wedyga. 2- year-old daughter of Joseph Wedyga of Fernie. died this morning as a re- afternoon. called, was born i political sacrifices for her. lot deem herself bound to wreak ven- 'eance on the defenceless Bulgarian rapulation. But Bulgaria as a sov- ereign unit will he held responsible 'or this unprecedented crime." Hun Diplomats Ordered Out of Greece 'London, Nov. Athens dispatch lo the Exchange Tele- graph Company says the Ger- man, Auslro-Hungarian, Bul- garian and Turkish ministers to Greece have been informed by wa similar charge, while Jos. Emmer re- ceived the Biirac dose. Vice-Admiral Dufpiimet, com- mander ol' Mic allied flecl. that FIRE IS REPORTED J (Special to llle Fernie, Nov. govern- ment rescue superintendent here, Charles' O'Brien, received a re- quest late this afternoon to go to Corbin with his mine rescue ap- paratus by the first train. All the particulars he could obtain as to what was the trouble was that a fire had broken out in the mine. It is possible that the apparatus is needed to assist in fighting the they must depart from 'Greece flames underground, as -no word by. Wednesday. Demand All Arms Athens, Saturday, Nov. IS, via Lon- don Nov. Fournet, commander of the Anglo-French fleet in the Mediterranean, last night pre- sented to the Greek government a note demanding the surrender to the Entente allies of all arms, munitions and artillery of the Greek army, with the exception of some fifty thousand i-tfles now in actual use by the forces after the last step of demobilization. SITUATION UNCHANGED London, Nov. war office announced today that the situation on Is Being Norn Dismantled and Will Be Shipped to Utah for Operation Another Prize and More Extra Votes for Herald's Big A Special Prize of Cash Offered for Best Work Done This Week and for More Extra Votes Has Been i Extra Votes for Each and Every Worth of Subscriptions Secured This Week Absolutely f Last Chance for the Extra 211th Warned t I years ago, where the family resided front is unchang- iirovious to moving to Calgary. He at- tended Macleod public schools and __ while there made a reputation as a I school athlete and was identified with the Boy Scouts and other orgauua- He enlisted in the 50th battalion and was commissioned lieutenant three weeks before the unit sailed for over- He made such good military ad- vancement that he was recently made actins-cnptain and was in charge ol a scouting unit.Ill the fjrsl division.- His lecond brother, William E. Baker, also mlisted in" the 56th and rose to the Another prize lias been added to The Herald's costly list of prizes. It consists of cash and will be given to the candidate who secures the 'greatest amount of money for sub- scriptions this week and next, between the dates of November 20th and De- cember 2nd, up to 9 p.m. This prize is nn extra prize and all roles secured while working for it, count of course towatcl the' automo- biles, and the.' other regular prises. The winner of the special ?60 will not bo disqualified winning one of thc regular nrizes 'at the close of the contest. The winner of the will be pub- lished Thursday, December 7th, 111 order to allow us ample time to hear from all out of town candidates who mail in results Saturday night. De- cember 2nd. Request for More Extra Votes Has Been Granted Owing to the bad condition of the roads last week, many candidates were unable to make the showing they would have HkeM to make, and conse- quently wo received .a.number of .re- quests to give another, extra vote We arc willing at nil times to enise rank of sergeant but, in order that he got overseas more quickly, transferred to the 2nd 0.1I.R-, sacn- his stripes to do so. He is now in France. A third brother, Sidney, the youngest of the family, is in train- ing as a member of the 187th batta- 'CA'LL STAV'ELY'PASTOR TO MACLEOD Macleod, Nov. con- gregation of St. Andrew's Pres- byterlan church last night. Is- sued a unanimous call to John Kennedy of Stavely, to be the pastor of the church. All K. C. O.'s and men of Hie 211th Overseas Battalion, C. E. F., must report i'or over- seas duty al Victoria Bar- racks, Calgary, not later than nine a.m. Saturday, ber W. M. Sage, Lieut.- Col. flames unergroun, as no as to any fatality having happen- ed was conveyed in the message received. Mr. O'Brien prepared to go up on the evening train, which is due here at 7 o'clock. The Herald has been informed to- day that tlie plant of the Knight Sugar Co. at Raymond, has been sold by the company to a California con- cern, who will remove it to .Utah, and the work of dismantling the plant has already begun. This definitely disposes of the pos- sibility that the plant would re-open igain'ln this country for operation. The Kniaht company have evidently up the idea that the industry can le made to pay under present condi- .ions. and have disposed of the en- .ire plant. FIVE YEARS In the district court this morning Glen C Pike of Spokane, who pleadei guilty last Tuesday to the charge o committing a statutory offense agalns- Two. young isonurd Flanders. 19, and Theodore C. Jordan, IS, appeared before Judge Jackson morning charged with issuing forged cheques. The two hoys were working on a threslljhg outfit near Magrath. They came into the town and forged two cheques, tor'MS, each using Albert Chelton's name. One vuiuiuivu-B o--------. i wrote the cheques and the other'.en a "irl under the age ot fourteen tllem with the proceeds the) -atch from Ira C.. Fletcher ficuirhigh ground of Cerna bend. .Con- siderable hauls of prisoners and inn-' terial are therefore not unlikely. Thc Bulgarian line of. retreat is along the high road across the plain from Monastir to Prilep. Their bane is at the foot of the range flanking Vardar. The road does not run back at right angles from the fighting front, hut north-eastwards. Conse- quently the allies, who are already on the high ground east of Monastir, are threatening the main Bulgarian line ot retreat. Fight in Bitter Cold London, Nov. Renter's dis- patch from French headquarters in Macedonia under date of November 17th, describes the fighting in the fll- rcction of Monastir as proceeding in bitter cold, rain, sleet, mud and slush. Nevertheless the allied attack was kept up continuously ly, especially on the right. Allies Victorious Paris, Nov. troops'have been completely, victorious on the Macedonian front.from the River Cer- na to Lake Presba, according to this announcement made ,by the French var office this afternoon. Retreat continues London, Nov. retreat of the German-Bulgarian forces from Alonas- ir in the direction of Prilep, is de- bacle, says a dispatch'to the Wireless from Rome today. Entente trfeops are pursuing the fleeing foe. and have occupied ,-vil- ages north of Monastir. taking prison- ers as they advanced, the dispatch, adds. The" Serbians, according to these advices, are delaying enterinK Mouastir, from which the population has fled. a girl under mt: ,iau m "uorseu mem. was sentenced by His Honor Judge a ,va .lacksori to five years' in the peniten- wllell arrest tii'ry at'Edmonton. The sentence is verv heavy, hut In imposing it the court said it should be cvfen heavier, that lashes might be in.- menuuiitiiK umi. ....j..... posed. The evidence in the case show ....._____ ed the crime to have been of the mostlcu by thc hienous character. by the Mounted Police they had the watch and S22.55 of the money on them. They pleaded guilts .and were remanded for sentence, unti nest Monday. An order foi-restitution of the money and the watcii was giv c. LORD SHAUGHNESSY TO t. TAKE SEAT 3C Montreal. "Nov. Shaughnessy will take his seat, in the House of Lords on. Thursday. Lords Northcliffe and JIacdonnell will be spon- v sors." the Gazette's cprrespon- dent in London.cables. MARKETS Spot wheat .ocal track wheat Jecember wheat Vlax wheat ..ocal track oats December oats December flax 'WEATHER f, The call will be dealt with by ?f iiir- ProBbvtorv oh Nov. 30th, ..L 'LIBERAL NOMINATED Lnodon, .Nov. West Elgin Lib- erais- nominated Dr: C. C. Lumley, of St. Thomas, .for the legislature, and Reeve W. Tolmie, of Al'Jboro town-j ship, for the house of commons. SIR WILFRID CELEBRATES "GIVE UNTIL IT HURTS'' 75TH BIRTHDAY -v Ollnwa, Nov. Wilfrid v who Is 75 years old today, celebrated his birthday anniversary quietly at his home v and at his office in the Mil- v seum. He received many, let- ters and telegrams of congrat- v ulatlons. The health of .the leader 'of the opposition is ot 3) ;