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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 22, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLIJMU IX. LETHBKIDGli. ALBHKTA WEDNT.SDAY. NOVKMHKIi 22. lillli NTMBiCK IS EXIEHSBfE Have lieen Thrust Back to Ihe Wallachivin Plains By Great Teuton Offensive FEAR HUNS MAY GET RUMANIAN GRAIN THE MONAST1R THRUST This map show Monastir (son ar- row) In its relation to Salonilia and Ihe Balkan war area. The lower heavy line is UK; battle line in Grecian Mace- donia. Serbia and Albania. The dash and circle line below it indicates Ihe the border of Old DEATH ENDS T Tragic Reign Ends Newspaper Claims Many Tons Rot in Ry. Yards While Price Kept Up CAMPAIGN CAUSES MUCrTSENSATION Succumbs to Pneumonia After a Reign of 68 Years-On His Head Rests the Responsibility for Setting the World Aflame Bluejackets Prove (o be as Good Fighters on Land as on Sea Villages c. i neutral zone along the bordei llerliu, Nov. wireless to Say- Noar the lop of the ville.-The defeat of UK; Rumanians in iu TUfUl fore nUOWll me unnlvi enabling the Austro-uor- Transylvania where the Cam lo reach the railroad from Orsovo to Craiova, was of more im- portauco in tin- campaign lhau the breaidng of llic Itimiauuin line in Dobrudja. writes a nillitnry critic of the Overseas News Agency, j "With the battle lit TlrKujiuliz un Xov If." he says "The Itiimanian campaign entered a new phase. This I advance to the railroad was carried out with energy and ho con- j linnus "and tiie Rumanians were, flung through tha door to Wallachian j Plains. I "In October there was a violent j struggle in northern Rumania fur key j positions in moiiii- tains, but after the passes were forced i Ihe pressure of tiie central powers in- creased from day to day with an ex- lension of the 1'rouu.ali through the Moravian mountains and Wallaehian Carpathians as far as Orsova." Alter describing the Austro-Gernian advance through tho mountain passe: the military critic continues "The Hli puliing is one of the immediate objec- lives. The railway running through Nish (Serbia) ami Sofia I Bulgaria) is the famous Kerlln-to-Iiagdau1 line. Nov. campaign by the Montreal Star, diir-j ins! three successive days, against the alleged potato "combine or trust" hich is said to be controlling One, a Petty Officer, is Old Ser- vice Alan and Will Aid in Recruiting Here EMPEROR FRANCIS JOSEPH monarch of Austria, whose occurred last night after a long Paris, Nov. I lavas dis- palrli from Madrid savs llic price of this commodity in .Montreal.- Tho'Austrian embassy has amiouue- sas.fitiation or near relatives. The fortitiidi peror bore ea death of witli which th( were answered in characteristic man- Francis Joseph, then Hearing his j olliciallv the llt'alll iiimself was the wonder of his j as well as at other places, lias begun i Joscnll Tllis is'people, l-'ears that Ihe shock of the to arouse interest. Among the princi-; pel III JlJllUb JOhlpn. in.-. of his heir, the Archduke pal. facts alleged by tho Star, are: nlliciill anilolllHTllienl I Ferdinand and his oonsori j "That the combine trust, which lias i Krrmi.ror's death lo be re- while on a stale visit to Bosnia on I bought in the greater portion of the "I Hll. o ,0 vaM domestic supply of potatoes, is hold-; ceived. them in reserve, in some cases on j Was tne cause railway sidings, where they are rot- death of Em- ting, with the intention of keeping Hi P unfit for food through frosj. while coil- termiuals Siero. A special despatch from Toronto says that forty tons were destroyed in'the railway yards there last week because of frost. The article thei railway sidings, where they are rot- death of Km- Francis Joseph, then uearing his j ting, with the intention of keepingl w-is S4lh birthday, recuperating at Iscbl the price around a bag. The peror Francis Joseph, ol Austn.i. a affliction which eachj pallor claims that at least sixty tons. callscd a cold, which the aged ]iall ljnrp- upon him.j of potatoes have cone liad and become while walking in j musterejl strength to return to Vienna unfit for food through frost while ilco with immediately, and take a linn grip on railwav terminals lierc. I Sc.ioonliiunii I am le.i 'to state of affaire. Hi t ng When necause 01 .nn..-- i tin, pmtifrorv 'Lothbridso has already made a m hundred families well fc'' Fraiu-is. heir ap good start in securing hci of re- emits for the British navy ill the i'zed VPS-'Archduke Carl Francis Joseph i ihe venerable emperor an hi i campaign to secure 500Q In Canada. inanians offered the most tenacious i men, ux-uavy men, have been resistance ami made violent counter- ny F. Downe'-. recruiting attacks, hut all these desperate efforts hci-c, to dale. The first man cost them Ihe greatest sacrifices to wafi j, Stephens, for sev- without bringing them even local gains. On Nov. IS the Rumanian de- fense in the ,lilll valley gave way and ihe Rumanians were defeated decisiv- ely, suffering extraordinary heavy losses. N "Victorious troops of the Central Powers followed success and notwithstanding the -snow covered roads They broke into Vi'ailacliian plain. The Rumanian counter advance from the east had no effect oh the decisive battle. "H is worthy of remark that the Ru- to enroll was E. .1. Stephens, for sev- en years in the British navy. 1-Ic has been employed as a trainman on the C. P. ft. here for some time. Mr. Stephens will have the rank of Petty Officer and will remain iu Lethbridge to aid Mr. Downer in recruiting. A uniform was wired for and is now on its way, when Mr. Stephens, will start recruiting In real earnest. The second man Is W. .1. Knight, who'canle from Butte last night to en- list. He is also an old British navy man. and seeing in the Herald the other day that naval recruits were 11 ,n ooicr ilav luai navai recruits manian civilian population, excited by f10 hurried to Lethbridge to the severity ot the defeat took part in ]cavo tonight for HUH- tiie fighting. Troops frequently were fired on from ambush." May Capture Grain Stores London, Nov. Daily .Mall, in commenting upon the fall of Craiova, says: "ISven if ihe Rumanian western army can avoid envelopment it must fall a long way back to the line of the All, thirty miles east of Craiova. The most interesting question now is the Germans will succeed in capturing the vast stores of grain in Rumania. join He will leave tonight for Hali ;o aboard tho Nl- fax where he will obe. Vl'icd throughout the .hns been destroyed. nines aiiji............ winter." have i Archduke rd to Serbia with Ihe ultimatum of July 23. denouncing French Expose German Perfidy in Dealing With Matter of Belgian Deportations Nov. semi-official statement issued last ians of Belgium and northern Franco i- juslified on the grounds that the r occupation, is required hy of the Hague convention, to measures to re-estab- Attend Star land To-night and Aid Patriotic Fund Today the patriotic fund com- mittee have charge of Starland theatre, and the total net receipts after bare expenses at the the- atre tor both this afternoon and this evening wilt go to the patri- otic fund. There is a splendid pro- gram of pictures, with big fea- tures, being presented, and a big patronage at the theatre is looked for this evening. Special enter- tainment is being provided, and there win be young ladies to do the ushering. Par's. Nov. resist- ance is being offered by the Germans and Bulgarians on the Macedonian front north ot" Jlonasiir. the war. of- fice announces. Advance of the en- tente forces was delayed also hy heavy Five hundred more prisoners ,-ere taken. German-Bulgarian forces arc accept- ing haltle on the line running from Siiegovo. three miles north of .Monas- lir to Hill 1050, southwest of Makovo, which is 13 miles northeast of Monas- tir. Reaches For pects for Threshing Not Bright After a fine warm wind which dried out the stooks in _ shape for threshing, the wind switched to ihe north this morning and at noon today some sijow fell. Indications are not too favorable for threshing opera- tions which have been held up much of the time for the past month. At the outside figure-there is not more than Go ner cent of the grain thresh- ed. Farmers are very anxious to con- clude threshing operations for two reasons They wish lo gel their land cleared ready to put in a largo crop next year, and the high of wheat makes them anxious to sell part of their crop. Wheat today hit the high Joseph Frederick, were summoned lo his bedside. Dies in Harness London, Nov. Francis Joseph of Austria practically died n, harness, according to an Amsterdam dispatch lo the Central News. The dispatch says thai the emperor rose ,at bis usual hour Tuesday, and cn- sagcd In governmental business. He received his (laughter, the Arch- duchess Marie Valerie, at S and two hours later gave, audience to Foreign 'Minister Blirlau. In the af- ternoon ills condition grew worse, and the early evening his temperature rose and the physicians realized that death was approaching. It is reported I 111 Berlin that Emperor will yesterday {attend the funeral. Causes Great Emotion London. Xov. death of Em- peror Francis Joseph has caused not- able emotion in Vienna, says the Ex- change Telegraph Company's Amster- dam correspondent. The general pub- lic was not aware of the serious na- ture of his illness, according to these advices, because of the non-alarming character of the bulletins issued. The emperor, the dispatch adds. feverish yesterday afternoon, being i miable to eat Ilis evening meal, and retiring at 7 o'clock, assisted to his bed chamber by his daughter. Arch- duchess Valerie. He found himself the anti-Austrian propaganda and de-j maintain order and public lite mainline prompt punishment of Ihe is called to tho fact tnat Ihe of Archduke Ferdinand article requires the occupying cording lo items supposedly dictalcd to provide nourishment for the- -----------------------------population, which the reply says Ger- many has not. done. Referrinc; lo the deportation ol inhabitants of Lille. Roubaix and Turcoing. forced to work in other regions by the military authorities the statement cites decrees issued by General Von Il.saing. constraining the I population under severe penalties, to enforced labor either in-Belgium or Germany It calls the protestations made hy France against deportations from Lille and denies that German military authorities were under tho necessity of resorting to this measure fur the nourishment of the population, because they never had' occupied themselves with that duty. On Ihe contrary it 'is declared they have disinterested themselves entirely as to the fate of the population in the held imconslilnlional here tod Uu; United Stales district eonrl. their crop. Wheat Ioday hit the to sleep, and asked that his spot of the year when November de- pilysjcians be summoned, complaining livery touched high for the year at ot llajn, throat. At 9 o'clock -01 Spot wheat hit so lliat a the cmueror appeared to be In a more farmer 'from the Lethbridge district restful state. A few moments later, who has wheat in the elevator at Fort MOOPIiii.g to llic details received, the William will receive Sl.SIO net to him doctors saw him, and he made a ges- here. Two dollar wheat net to the (lire pointing to his throat; a second fnnnp.l- is ill Sight nftopu.ntvTc lin S dead. morrow morning in acc will, the demand made- Acl- Southern Alberta farmer today. POPE CELEBRATES 62nd BIRTHDAY Rome, via Paris, Nov. The occasion of the 62nd birthday of Pope Benedict to- day. His Holiness received mes- sages of Congratulation from all parts of the world. IQWDEMFUl London, Nov. war office Interest Steadily Growing in Herald's Prize Contest 550 Cash Offered'for Best Work Done This Week and Extra Votes for Every Worth of Subscriptions Secured This Last Chance to Secure the Extra Active Candidates. Wanted. announces that all Christinas parcels for troops in France should he dis- palohod as early as possible, and should in no case be forwarded later ban the first week in Dece'mber. If dispatched later, it is staled, deliv- ery by Christmas day is not probable. Trans'port is limited. Senders can naterially artist the military authori- ics by dispalJiilng early. livery officer and man will receive in exli-a ot plum pudding on JhrislmaS day. Reference to the "first week .in December" as tho latest desirable date for the forwarding of parcels probably to England. The Dominion post- iffice department has for some time Kvcrvoiie is realizing more and more win it thai yon -nn vmir nljice ill Ihe every day the real value of the worth of valuable prizes offered by the Herald, and interest Is steadily growing. Inquiries are received daily as lo whether or not It is too late to enter. A glance over tho splendid vote offer lliis, week is enough to con- vince live prospective can- didates that it is not too late. Head full details of tho offer on Ihe Contest page. Special For Someone forget that cash is offered rs'a sneclal qncouragement prize for done this week and the best 'work JlaX it occurred to you that if you work for lliis special prize and do not yo.ur place in Ihe lisl? When the fin- uinl of voles is made by Ihe judges Ou.. will find your name at a higher poinl than you .would otherwise have occupied if you make a special effort to win this SSO special. And if yon do win the special prize, it will prac- tically mean Ihal you have been paid ?f'5 uer week for working in your own interests for one of the Herald's cost- ly pri-zes. Not Too Late to Enter There In plenty of room for new candidates. The SO.OOO extra vote of- fer this week gives new candidales as well ar, those already entered an ex cellenl oppoj'lunlly lo lay up onduRli voles to "cinch" llic more desirable afterwards he was dead. Members of the Imperial family were immediately summoned, as were the officials ot state, who prepared an I announcement of death. Emperor William was immediately informed of the passing of his ally, the message being sent over the tele- phone which links the headquarters of the German army with brann Palace. Nothing has decided, it is said, with regard to the emperor's accession. A Record Reign The late Emperor Francis was in his S7th year, and had reigned for over 68 years. At nineteen years of age he ascended the throne upon abdicalion of his uncle Ferdinand I., December 2, 1S4S. Thus has been con- cluded one of the longest reigns nil history A close rival was that ot Queen. Victoria of England, who held the throne for 64 years. A Tragic Life Like the death of Pope Pius X. the end ot the venerable Emperor Fran- cis Joseph is charged largely against the great war. The one man was a helpless spectator, shocked at the hor- ror of such a sudden and widespread clash ot arms; the other the man Svhose action in avenging tltf assassi- nation of his heir engulfed nine na- iions In combat. With Francis Joseph's dealh midst of this great conflict Ihere Is a t w, e service. thaHt niinil Dnlournel, commancler ni wllicn the signatories of the ,hc allied Heel. Admiral --e at o-cupicil regions, who receive their sustenance from the allies through the philanthropic intervention of tne Spanish-American committees. The statement says, furthermore Ihat not only did Germany neglect its duty in the matter of sustenance but it has actually obstructed the provision- ing of the population of the occupied regions by requisitioning and sending to Germany all raw materials ant! In- dustrial equipment found in these regions. The statement concludes that neith- civilized nations, the I the public conscience are cbmpatibli Departing Athens, via London. Xov. 22. diplomatic representatives of the Central Powers' and Tur- __________ 1-r.v -vill li-ivc Ulliellv lo- er the usages of civilized nations, the lum Alliens o. llor the workmgs Of THRILLING STORY OF THEIR GOOD WORK ______ iCopyright, Hilli, by the Associated With the British Army iu France, Nov. 21. via London, Nov. 22, naval troops are fight- ing for the first time on tho ront. A naval division took part ill he breaching of the original German' miin line north of tho Ancre, Novem. !3. and the capturing, of Beau- court the following morning after 2t lours of continuous (ivanco of a portion of the naval troops was .emporarily held up by a strong Ocrv- man redoubt joining the first and sec- ond rows of trenches and containing nany concealed machine guns, tho 'ire from which prevented the batta- lions on ihe lefl immediately south of the [Carries of Beaiimont-Hamel, from securing the entire position. But the blue-jackets nearer Ancre pushed through lo the outskirts ot Beaucourt within an hour, where they remained al! day under heavy machine gnu and snipers' fire. 'At nightfall the posi- tion of Ihe division was somewhal con- fused, hut Ihe battalion officer with the contingent, although wounded 1-1 Hours before, determined to storm the village at dawn with what composite' naval '.roops could he assembled in the darkness. This officer managed to concentrate the striking forces during the with which he dashed into lleaucourt. at dawn, bombing and bayoneting the Germans. For minutes the Oer- :mans fought and then surrendered en) masse to the officer, who hail receiv-' ed three additional wounds drfring.the capture of the village. The redoubt which held up the left of the nasal troops resisted throughout the day of the until the dawn of the' L-tth though it was unable to drive back the blue-jackets holding the lines around it. Then many of .the men advancing ill rid-inan's land at dawn lulled 200 yards distant. Machine gunners iu the redoubt saw some of, .be tank's crew emerging through the latchways with a guiiMvhich the men were mounting ill a crater beside thfe tank. The Germans lioved a dirty handkerchief on a long pole as a sig- n ,i i in ISS't among whom was Germany, net today refused to extend an engagement 10 suppress con- cerning Ihe peoples ot Africa and that Germany has revived It for the- unfortunate inhabitants of Belgium time limit Tor Ihe departure ofi cerning the peoples the diplomats. The TurkisI is having his legation dismantled and funiilure pfick- STORK LIGHTS IN MOTOR CAR nal of surrender. Naval troops sur- rounded the redoubt, and ordered'the occupants ot Ihe dug-ouls .to "come on deck and slen lively." More than 400 men came tumbling up the ladder slairway from Ihe network of. under- ground positions. The blue-Jackels took a total of nearly prisoners in two days' flsUting north of tho Ancre. The Germans were the first to ntil- rze naval Iroons on Ihe wesleru fronl, pulling a division south of the Ancre in a vain endeavor to take the Schwa- ben redoubt in October. British naval units bear names oC famous sailors, and wear khalti with naval caps and badges. They have quartermasters instead of sergeants AR quarEerinasuus luoicnu Chica-o Nov. 21.-WMIB en route' and otherwise follow the nava.1 rou- to the Sosptal in a molor car a boy j line, keeping watches by be Is in Ihe baby was horn lo Mrs. Howard C. villages, where they are billeted and wife of a chauffeur, who was referring to technical operations in tho driving the car. Held in the language of the .sea. It is veported that the Internation-, al President of the U. M. W.-of A. isj coming to -Alberta to inquire into the miners' demands.. An Ottawa des- patch to the Toronto Telegram says: "It has been suggested to the Minis- ter of Labor that John P. White, pre- sident of the United Mine Workers of America, could materially assist in making the. Alberta miners live un to their agreement." _ ospital Ship Torpedoed Many Americans Aboard to A PAIR Boston. Nov. and shoes will retail "ai" lo a pair in Ihe near fulure, according lo Ihe predic- lions of the leading leather and shoe midst of s great conflict there Is a lions o te eang ea remarkable climax to a long .list of manufacturers and retailers of Boston IClIliiiKrtulc _ undtl I1J1SS and Toroatp. Xov. 22. definite'ifttcrlion has yet been remarkable climax to a long .nsr 01 CHANGES v tragedies in tlio Hapshurg a rage list unparalelled in any other reigning liouse in Including the made regarding a successor to the Hon. James S. Duff, Min- ister ot Agriculture, who died. recently. 111! Indications point to Hon.' G. Macdiarmifl, Minister of Public Works and. Highways, as the man who wly lake the portfolio. H is also most probable that the Hon. Dr. Dnvid Jamleson, Speaker of Ihe Legislature, will be. the now Minister of Public Works and Highways. MARKETS Spot wheat'.............. Local .trjick wheat Dec. wheat May wheat Locaj track oats December oats.......... December flax 205 181 192ki 56% 65% High leather shoes will soon pass and cloth tops will soon be all the rage they say. ff v TWO MEATLESS DAYS WEATHER Hiflh Low .Forecast: Fair and mild. 55 Paris, Xov. 22.-Two meat- loss days a week, Thursday and Friday, wore decided .upon bv the cabinet today at a meet- Ilig at which the food supply question was exhaustively dis- cussed. London, Nov. British hospital ship Brittanic has been sunk with the loss of about fifty lives, says the British official an- nouncement today. WERE AMERICANS New York, Nov. .majority of the 200 nurses and 100 sur- geons aboard the steamship Brit- tanic, reported sunk ioday In the Aegean Sen, were Americans, it was asserted today at the office of the British consulate. Never in Service New York. Nov. Brittanic, built- for the Liverpool-New York trade, was never in service. She was about ready to be turned over for her Initial voyage when the war began and she was commandeered and fitted up for hospital purposes. Loss Believed Small -Vlhens, Nov. Britlanic was 1100 Survivors London, Nov. Brittanic was sunk by a mine or torpedo yesterday, morning in the Aegean sea, according to the official statement.. There were survivors, of whom about 20 were injured. Full particulars' of the Ldisas- iter'it is announced, will be published j as scon as they are received. White Star Liner Athens, via London, Nov. White Star Line steamship Britlanic. Ions, 'serving as a hospital ship for wounded soldiers of the entente, allies, has been torpedeod and sunk; according to an official announcement, made here today. sunk Off the Island of Kei of Attica, in the Aegean. She carried 1000 British sick and wounded men. The Brittanic was eciuipped with 36 life boats and the loss of life incident to the sinking is supposed to haye been small. The' Brittanic was the largest ves- sel ot the.White Star fleet. .Built in 1914 at Belfast, she was 852 feet'long, 94 feet beam-anil 69 feet depth: Her somewhat less than that ot the" White Star liner Olympic, vrhlcb. measured SSSVi feet, .but the 'Brittanic liad the greater tonnage, iho Olympics being tons as the Bi Ulanics 47500 Late in No vember 1115, it was leported that the Billtonu, was iit'ea out uajieirrjs seruce hospital nhija. i ;