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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 23, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME IX. TlirHSDAY XOVKMHKH 23. NI.'MBKH IHE WAR 10 'END IS POLICY OF Bank Clearings Display Another Record Increase The iKUik clearings for Hie week ending today, us reported iiL tho board uf trade meeting at noon, art! against for tho same week of last year. This is an of .S-liiO.SH-I, or per cent: a record increase. HUNS-TREAT fULP Kins Clmvlcs Ascends Austriiin Throne Determined to Carry Out Policies SAYS EMPIRE WILL NEVER HE CRUSHED London. N'ov. Charles of Austria has issued a proclamation j to Austro-llungarlans, declaring Ins, Indexible decision to maintain tho war; until "peace assuring existence and development of the ac- cording lo a Vienna' dispatch to neu- ter's hy way ot Amsterdam. The ills- natch says the proclamation was print- ed in Ihe special edition of the Wiener y.citnng together with an autograph letter addressed to Premier Koorbor. The latter announced that tile new monarch had taken over the govern- ment, and con finned the premier in his present functions. After paying homage to.'the late emperor, the pro- clamalion said: "1 will continue lo complete his work. I ascend his (lirolie in a stormy time. Onr aim lias not Imcn reached, anil illusion of the enemy to thrown down ray monarchy and our allies is not yet hroken. Von know me to he in harmony with un- peoples in my inflexible decision to continue the struggle until peace se- curiiiR existence and development of Ihe monarchy is obtained. I will do all ill my power to Danish as soon as possible'the horrors and sacrifices of the war, and to re-obtain peace as soon as the honor of our arms, con- ditions of the life of my country anil lheir allies, and the defiance of our enemies will-allow." Kin" Charles 1st London, Nov. lo the Berlin correspondent of the Copen- Esciiped Canadians Tell of the Cruelties Practised in Ger- man Prison Camps N MADE A THRILLING ESCAPE FROM ENEMY Montreal. Nov. more Can- ailinns who were prisoners of war in i Germany, have successfully run the Uauntlet of the sentries and hlood- iW.i.nilH. and are now safe in London. i i'nfter some exciting experiences, the Sa.vs .Surrender of Arms London correspondent cab- Be jies. i "One of the men. lie Is .1 French-Canadian from .Montreal. Ser- E-panl Joseph Turcotte i2U.2.SOi, who served with the Kaya! Montreal Res' the demand of llie Made Definite wuh nienr'nV.'h auif Uie other Mitonte allies for >'le. Peter Nelson, of the r arn Alhens report says. The dispatch itiired hy the Ger- mans while they were doing patrol Greek government has refused i cotte w'aT "Roller last Christ, tho demands of Vice-Admiral Dufonr-; mas..e.ve. and Nelson months ej net thai Greece surrender 18 Held Her. Neither was woumie, and boh batteries. 1C batteries .of mountain are now gnofl health II e> were artillerv with one thousand shells for! successful in gelling auai fiom the 'each: 40.000 manliehers with jclntche. of enemy carlridKes each; 140 machine guns vitli ammunition, and fifty motor vans. "Referring to Admiral Dufoiirnet'S' lontenlion that the cession of the war naterial lo the Bulgarians and Ger- mans had disturbed, the equilibrium. .ho government replies that although ,t does not desire to enter into details of that operation, it must point mil eil In the prison camp, .-rum uieioiycar win ui.i-e.siui.... that the cabinet then ill power could I he made two unsuccessful attempts to increased raaUtniiro In the c.en- escaiie. anil was punished each time. mines in this district Cop. liagen Politiken enhagen dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph Company, Archduke Charles Francis of Austria-Hungary, will as- Charles 1. Hie title of Emperor and King acrobatic ability, which the Germans did not suspect tliey possessed. "Sergt. Tnrcotle. who was ii Cana- dian Pacific railway fireman before he enlisted, was captured while he was searching for a man missing from his battalion. Then he v.-as taken via vmce. Nova Seotu. Big. tondon "Hotels Asked To Cancel Wasteful And Costly Christmas Dinners London S'ov. Runciman. president of the Hoard of Trade, -iildresslnc a im-ciiiiK of the leading London hotclkcopcrs IHBI. night, demanded the immediate curtailment of menus, lie declared that) ihi-re must he an linniediale and drastic cutting down and iiccrcase in the use of imported foods. have lust he "a specimen of Hie Clirislmas menu bolnB circulated as an advertisement hy a leading London hotel. Sue, an elaborale pro-ran, would be wasteful even in peace ami is i of scandalous in war lime. Such a situation cannot be allowed All m.'ims must he drastically ciil down, and there must be one or two linhleM and meatless days weekly. "There must b.- immediate decrease in the use of foods. i- especialiv n-nlccable in 111" use of expensive cakes ami con- fections It trade inieresis will not take Ihe necessary the gov- ernment must force them lo do so." Following Ihe inw.'tliiB tin-. Savny Hold announced Ihe cancellation of ils special Christmas and New Year's dinners. Xd IH-nnh'c Action Vet Taken hy Kedcr Side to Controversy To Be At All C'oncilintor.v al Oovern- Yppears BIG HUSH TO STOCK UP mm mn WITH FUEL TO FACE KTIUK13 Increase This Year Vote Slakes No Change Five thousand miners, representing the payrolls of 22 mines in District No. 18. U. M. W. of A., will quit work on Saturday afternoon and will refuse to go on shift on Monday morning. At noon today that was the situation in relation to the recent demand for a further war bonus by the miners, and the refusal of the operators to meet it, and there was nothing in sight to change it. The government at Ottawa has done nothing decisive. The union officials say they will strike More Than C. Last .Conservative Departs from their demands arc met In their entirety. The operators' offtcin s, who roOUt.O inuie i are beginning to gather in Calgary, declare they will not yield. The lack of j action on the part of the government indicates little hope that the two fac- lions will he brought together this week in time to avert the walk-out on I Monday morning. The operators expect to hold a meeting in Calgary tomorrow, but It IS Victoria. Nov. 2J Hon. W. J. Bow-! Underst00d they are not looking for any conference with the officials of the ;er. premier of British unjoMi fact neither side expects negotiations to get very far until tho 'he licuten- been for a few days. __________________.---------.------.------0 In snile of the llizh cost of living, the malority of the miners are in very u ...innciiil shape to go into govern-. 15th. 1 Al 5 o'clock die lieutenant-governor, will send for Premier-elect lircwstcr I install him in office. No announce-. ment has been made as to the per-1 ionnel of the new cabinet. Mr. Bow-; nine other Conservatives will i ant-governor this afternoon, following Alberta stood second in the Domin- ion in the production of coal in -.ml will in 1'IIC exceed its output of jlla ami in "--1" m" 191T. hy at least a million tons, declaration of the sohlie, cording to John T. Stirling, chief mine: vote overseas in the election of Sept. inspector of tho provincial ment, who is a visitor to the city to-' 'Alberta mines produced over H.-IOO.- 000 tons In 1815, exceeding British Columbia by nearly one million tons, and was exceeded only by-one pro- COOK ARRESTED Chicago, III., NOV. 23. Lille to Munster. where he was phic- anua The steady-run in the mines ar will be responsible Jor_a sit in the new legislature, which meels January IS. Thirty-seven Liberals were; Most of the; .iot approve of resistance to the c.en- Iral powers without abandoning neu- trality, but sltily protested, it also con- tends, that Ihe guns already taken by the enlenle are modern, while those ialten by the Bulgarians were obso- lete. "The reply concludes thatJ.be sur- render of wa compensation. constitute a flagrant violation of irality. and moreover that, public opin- ion would not admit of the forces ot Greece being so neutralized as to be unable to defend her vital interests it they were endangered." misdemeanor material for financial 'otherwise, would Otlawa, Nov. lax collec- tions are coming into the Dominion exchequer in the most satisfactory, manner, according lo officials of the I _________. department of finance. They lhal money being collecled from busi- Nov. ness interests is being paid in the (being made hy R. B. Bennett, M.I best, of spirit and without friction. anil Ihe national service riiroclorale Sir Tliomas "While's eslimale of the fm- the proposed "national service revenue of thirty millions in threeju-eoh" at the first of January. Within vears from the war lax will in all I the next fortnight several hundred housami circulars will be sent out probability be exceeded. Business as- sessments have not yet been sent out hut this phase of Ihe work wi'n soon be completed for Ihe year. and this will be followed by an cxten sive. advertising campaign, whil SAFETY FIRST Cleveland. 'Ohio. Nov. donment of brewery signs on building exteriors, abolition of treating by pro- prietors, removal of screens, closer su- pervision licenses, and giving up 6b- jectionahahle advertising, are among recommendations submitted to the United States Brewers' association at its convention which qnened here to- million cards will ho issued, are to be filled in and returned. The idea in view is to take an in 'scape, anil was punished each in this district have been work .niai'Li unu _ ,__ rtn limn i i-tir Vt'ter the second attempt, vllleh lie Anril last, he was removed near Riga. Tlisre the nade o the cam reatment of risoners was horrible, Purcotte asserts. For the slightest. tied up imi flogged. When the Canadian Ser- eant refused to take charge of a working party recently he was re- iirned to the cainn at Minister, and there he made his third attempt to es- cape, anil this was his lucliy effort. This was two weelis before lie reach- ed England, ami (luring this time lie lived chiefly on turnips and cabbages. which he picked from the fields. "Nelson made his escape about the same lime, lie also made ineffective attempts before lie succeeded in get- ting away. On one occasion machine were turned on him before lie was recaptured. When he did escape lie had no idea that he had 'crossed Hie German border into Holland until he saw young men cycling. He knew this bejmpossible in Germany." ins steadily since May or .lime, a run'' almost unprecedented In the district.] -Mines in the north have been working: steadily since August. .The production this vear. Stirling, will be at.: retw vl least'a million more than that of fully They Vote Makes No Change j Vancouver, Nov. official.; 5iires of the soldiers' vote in Kng- ...nd, which reached Victoria yester- day am! were examined today and v the repnty provincial sec- made'no change in the election j results as previously compiled from the cabled summary, together with the results of the voting In Canada. Upheld By Judge Walsh in Suit for Damages From derous Statements In-supreme court this morning Mr. Justice Walsh held thai certain state- Ottawa, Nov. 'Royal High- ness the Duke of Connaught. since his return io England, has .visited the battle front, and made particular spection of Ihe Canadians. An inter- Dean Crones, former cook at the Uni- versity Club of Chicago, wanted in connection with the poisoning of 2CO nuests at a banquet tender- ed ArchbiBho.n Mundelein, of this city, has been arrested in Spaid- tnq, Nebraska, according to a tele- gram received by the, local police WHERE THE EGGS ARE Chicago, Nov. 23. James E. Welz, Chicago egg speculator, sometimes called "the ega king.' said today he controlled eggs, whfch he purchased last April at an average'prioe of twen- ty cents a dozen. Last year Mr. Wetz asserted he lost speculating in eggs, and is endeavoring to re- coup. RUMANIANS RETIRE Bucharest, via London, Nov. 23. troops in Jlul valley, In western Wallachia, have been withdrawn, and now occupy their old positions, the-War office an- nounced today. ments made by Duncan J. McDonald: u incident of the man-! of-Clariada district regarding the ner in which .Miss Frankie Clark, post- mistress at that office, conducted Ihe visit is lived here. in a letter jusi recei Duke ivas being entertained Berlin, Nov. 22, via London, Nov. vontory of the man power of Canada 23 resignation of. Gottlieb Von and to ascertain definitely what each as secretary of foreign affairs, mistress at. mai. tunum-tn, office were'of a slanderous nature, brigadier-general in his dugout, wlier CF85 irn alul save Judgment against the shells burst outside, tearing r 111 r i ifendallt ror ?2r' and cleavly up huge chunks of earth. The royal I In keeping wilh Ihe amount __________ which j calmly as though a fire cracker had miHht be. assessed were the plaintiff remarked lightly: not concerned more particularly in securing a vindication of her charac- ter and reputation. The case has created quite a stir In the Clarinda district. During the winter, according to the evidence, the defendant made certain statements to parties throughout the district that "This is a present for uncle." pct-a Macleod, Nov. Rya who with the kaiser caused much amuse- vice, aim LUC ,v u, mnllcr to noill ine ;iuai. ui parlies uuuiijiiiuiii. LUG I...JV. .v.u 5f such a character as could be done] Gennau foreign minister. He Miss Clark was tampering .with his r women or whether.no real barrier jjias this position not as ordin- man. Not for some time did he make enlistment exists. arily on the steiniiug stones of auihas-l complaint to the proper post of- ________sadorial posts, iiiit.after a career in fice authorities. Meantime the story oprvlrn- onronfi with the result that Miss Clark enlisted hove wilh Ihe 13th Mounted Rifles as a private, and was at Hie morons reference lo his j u.eeks Derore ile was has returned to his home a siiui-t. furlough. He was I wounded the right hand and arm, and expects to be at home for some .ime before, returning. He may. be at- :ached to one of the regiments now ment among the staff. Hurry! Prize Contestants! The is Going! Saturday Night Sees the Close of the Extra Vote Extra Votes for Each and Every 518 Worth of Sub- scriptions Secured by 9 o'clock Saturday Last Chance for the Extra Your Subscriptions in Now and Get the Utmost in Votes for Your Efforts. ,ol forcet the S50 cash offer for more votes for your efforts tins week than you will later on in the conlesl. Explain to them that vole values are the consular s. The Associated Press correspondent is informed that the former secretary is iiot being considered for any gov- ernmental post. the best work done this week and next This special cash offer Is for nexl week as well as this week, while the TiOOOO extra vole offer is for this week only and does not extend through nexl week. Kmiuiries are being received daily as to whether or not it is .loo late to enter'the Contest and bo one of .the big winners. No. It is not too late, but we would advise those who are planning on being big winners to get busy and secure llieir share of the extra voles. (Inly two more days after louay re- main 'ill which to work for tho special 60.0110 extra vote ballots. Sen every friend who has promised a subscription and tell them to H to'you now, as you will got London. Xov. German levy on Belgium lias been increased._from spread with the result that Miss Clark started civil action for damages for slander. Adrian Clark and Mr. Campoell were the principal witnesses for the plaintiff, the defense entering very little evidence. The amount of dam- ages asked for was 52000, but in his arguments, counsel for the plaintiff stated that exemplary damages were not wanted, hut merely sufficient lo indicate a vindication of Miss. Clark's reputation. His Lordship, in pronounc- ing judgment, read the defendant a lecture on the seriousness of the case, ar.d cautioned him to remember that the S25 damages assessed did not rep- being raised in Canada. He enlisted as a private, but received rapid pro- finally granted motion, until he' was lis commission. ciiil to the Herald) Fornie, Nov. Aline Inspector George O'Urien. who lias been at Cor- bin for several days, returned to town tills morning and reports thai the fire in the mines there has been put undei control again hy sealing oft the mine strike. They drew a big nay last Sat- urday they have 2 weeks' coming' on Dec. 2nd, VVy. 'hoy will draw the wages due them for tho period from Nov. 15 to Nov. 25, nine days. Thus they will be drawing wages right mi till Christmas week. It is understood that both miners and mine officials in the mines about Lelhbridge have been laying in aJi'K supply of coal for household liurpos- i fs during Ihe nast ten days so that, they will be prepared, so far as i'.nel 1 is concerned, to make a fight. Ill fact, i over the entire district [here is be- lieved lo bd a fairly sooil stock of coal on .hand. It is in Saskatchewan and ilanitoha that the first effects of the strike will felt. The situation as it stands todliy, holds lillle prospect of settlement, both sides apparently being hopeless- ly apart. John T. Stirling, chief mine inspector of the province, was in the city today, and stated that both the operators and miners appear to be equally determined to fight it out. He says all the mines have had excep- tiu'ually good runs and he 'believed there was a good quantity of coal in stock. f The Situation at Fernie (Speciul to the Herald) Fernie, Nov. Wage Offic- er Harrison returned to town this morning after a visit to the Blairmnre and Frank mines, and a call at Cole- man and other places up the pass. Mr. Harrison does not bring a very' rosy linled repoit of the outlook in the district regarding the possibility of getting operators and miners to- gether regarding the wage dWijUl.y. Both miners and operators seem Ce- lermined in th.e antagonistic stMjds they have taken as; to concessions 'oC any kind, and surface appearances ,'n- dic'ale a closing down of operations Saturday-night, .unless some decided change can he worked through the in- tervention of the government i.i sums way to break the deadlock that row threatens. President Graham and fee- relary Carter are here now and v.'.ll probably remain until some action has been taken. It is known he'-'e that the gov. ment at Ottawa has been in cnmniuni cation with the district but it is doubtful whether anything of a, definite nature has been ON PAGE EIGHT) Train the Boys on Farms, is Hope of New Country This mine lias been on lire for Ihree or four years and has been sealed, hut it seems that air'has been getting; fi ihis country, from resent' lull punishment .11 have been given. Explain to mem tnai voie values are utiu according to a Renter's Amster decreasing from week to week, and idiim dispatch, quoting the Echo Beige thai the hie vote offer closes The dispatch .inys a new order was Saturday night. issued by the governor-general of Bel- If they arc going to help you. Ihoy gium. and was signed by Ihe Duke of might as well do II now when it Wurt'emhurg and General Frederlch moans so much lo yon. They will not become angry at you for looking out for they are unreasonable. They are Belling vnilie received for every dollar they spend, and in ndiUlion they aro assisling you In winning a valuable prlr.c. Alsii If lliey lake a subscription for ?4 or Ihoy have an opportunity to se- cure ?50 cash, or ?15 or We have arranged il. uiat subscribers' as well as candidates will have an opportunity lo win a.nrize. Sr-rSi Ti3. Dunlop appeare-dfo; Uie plain- Von Falkonhausen. It states thai thOjLOCa] track wheat levy is to pay the cost of maintenance I December wheat of the German army of occupalion and German administration of occupied tiff anil C., F. Haris for Ihe defendant. has not yet been found, though Mr. O'Brien reports that a thorough sur- vey of the surface has been made ,......._.. __ without finding any vent through Duncan Marshall, covering. Air the .mountain is covered agriculture for Alberta. MARKETS Spot wheat territory. SAYS ALLIES FAIL. Sofia, via London, Nov. tempt! of thv-e'ntente develop theiKsuccess on the Ma- cedonian front by advancing nprfn of have the office .flsy ____ Local track oats December oats December flax'.. 2045J 194% 192% WEATHER High Low mow Wit, mostly fair and .cold. three ut view, xvas the proper training ealed, boys ami girls alrcadvyon the anil that this was Ihe solution hut it seems that air as een gein farms, and that tis was e into Ihe fire by some channel which 10[ nresenl-day difficulty, was Hie i----. Mr. lnajn fealure in an address delivered th'ls morning at the convention of the -That (he imim of to a certain extent was ait 'individual- igriculfural that was going to make a success ;of his business. The morning session was taken up by the passing of a number of resolu- tions. These included the apprecia- tion of the union of federal and pro.- vincial governments for co-operation this morniim at tne com-enuuii u.. uis Western t-mada Livestock Union by and assistance given to western farm minister of i era in connection with the movement of siockers. feeders, and heifers' for feature ot agriculture that breeding purposes, the urging on fed- should never be lost sight re-jeral authorities the necessity, ot marked the minister, "'is that the far- placing the matter of livestock loans mer If he is to maintain his own self-ion. a more satisfactory sell- No ,1'esp'ecl. must, ever keep in mind that ing of .pedigree stock at auction, the nr Ihe damnM done can-be made until independence we are all so proud of. appreciation of 0 e me h Veei, I completely smolh- If we are going to have in thla coun- 1 way ered 'out. Inspector O'Brien took .two machines up wilh him, bill wilh snow. 11 would he an easy nialter 1C locate any leakage of smoke or gas through the sndV covering had such bean, the ease. No estimate of the extent of the fire Draegor no use was made of them. The mail isssage tfn.y iias been hermetically have it In AlUerta, the i tlon ..of 25 per cent, if farmers on-, lira, JJprth j stdckers and female try, and we American continent, he will have to learn to be self-reliant and to-do .-the action of the rail-, companies .in granting a' re'duc- on Ihe rates of. illle being re- been hermetcay earn o e se-rean senio oft 'about 150 feet from the i things for himself. It is Ihe province main entrance and will.be kept closed jot the government to do a great many for a long time. Meantime the "Big I things to assist Hie farmers in a great Opening" Is still being worked by the many ways, but the f aripers steam shovel method, I flnd after all that it was the man turned from central stockyards to farms, find the request., uitu the nlln- Ister of agriculture investigate the dis- ease kuown as. contagious abortion. Art address was also delivered by John Bright, Dominion livestock commit- ;