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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 27, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta 11 VIENNA KOYA1, i'AL.U'K XiVD'Al'STKO IITNOAKIAN I! OLD AS D A K W irt'LKKK ROYALTY Once Mori' for I of Little Inns Make'Big1 (iains. ARMY OFFERS RESISTANCE f'xar Has Gone to Ru- Cross Danube at Two Points. MINEKS PRESENTING SOLID FRONT; OPERATORS ARE EQUALLY DETERMINED Will Invin Says No I'cacc Will Come Till Uelgium Is Cleared of Huns j Solia. via London. Nov. York. Xov. to Bulsnrlan-Gcrman forces, under Field wm correspondent, who Marehal Von MiicKcnson. have crossed :returned Sunday from France, on the the Danube at two points enst ot (he American liner Philadelphia, the war Alt valley, accwilin? lo the DulBarian i will end when France and Belgium ollicial slaiiiincnl today. The first.i'lavc been cleared of German troops, crossint wan made by the Bulgarians! For the allies tn make peace under near Slvislovn, about 50 miles cast of j any other conditions he said, would (lie foot of the Alt valley. Tho second mean the death of.'English and i-rossiiiE was made by the Germans I French nationality. Mr. said Somovlt, at the month o[ lhe Alt. Illicit tile allies would continue the ot- Tlre text of the statemen follows: fensive along the 'X miles or the "An Italian battalion which attempted i Bommc front all through tile winter n counter-allude near Tarnova. was j every fine day. repulsed. .A tier artilinry preparations! It was impossible to operate-during j attacked as the mud was so deep that liie artillery lie moved. All New Towns Are Hives of'ln- Class Fin-mere in District enemy fast of Paralovo. On lhe rest of front there was lively ar- tiller In Dobrudja "in Dohnidja, there wa firing, and patrol encasements. In some of the trendies he visited the On Friday, and Saturday, Cotterell, accompanied by Engineer was waist high. After'spending Kerr of the board of railway commis-l a week with the Canadian troops atlsion. and President Marnoch of the! artillery! Hie''rout just before ho. sailed, .Mr. Of trade, visited the 'in war, hariiiy able to walk when The 1 11 ring ami parroi eimasemems. 1J enemy bus entrenched -before our posi-jl'R sot back to some hard lions. Detachments of our troops journeys country, .operating with tlie Germans, were "Tliere can be no question what- operauilEs wnu me uermans. were uiu first to ITOSS the Danube near ever as to who will Mr. Irwm nml Dftcr.somc the larg The quantity UIG war Is only half over. The Germans are put ting up a won- ot grain was roumi. -me uerumiia derful fight, but they cannot win. crossed tho Danube near Somovlt of the most marked features of the west front is that Germany is totally out of the air. You never see a German aeroplane over the allied troops any more, but the is filled with British and French airmen, as thick as buzzards. There are hnri- ilreds and possibly thous- ands or. them in tlie air every day, nnd it practically is death Cor any German airman who ventures against them. "One of the most marvellous I The above pictures include the aged S Joseph, who is dead. flianynerries extension of the Lehi-1 the heir Charles bridge Weyburn line. Mr. Ken- went Francis, and his wife, Zita. over the line for the purpose of learn- j ing its state preparatory to issuing of ZhnnitKa, whei of grain was found. crossed the L------- occupied Islacz am! Kakovitza. Near Tnrnu-Severin, parties of our troops crossed from the right hank'of (he Danube, antl co-operated in the cap- ture of tlie town." Rumanians Retire Bucharest, via London. Nov. Tbe Ilumanians have retired from the line of the river AH, the war office announces today. Czar to Rumania Copenhagen, via London, Xov. A' Sofia dispatch to the Vossischo Zcl- tun, o, Nicholas permit to allow freight traffic over the new line. s. i Jlr. Miirnoc-li had not visited the! newly-opened district for -two years. I and lo the Herald stated that the change was marvellous. Foremost, which might have expected to 'have been hurt by tho extension of the line, is having ail the business it can handle. Sixty of grain are being hauled in to that point-by 'the farmers every 24 hours. It is'the tame story at Nemiscam, EUikom and other points along the line. All the farnutrs have or monoy, which s Hie sauio thing, and they have it in All youths the ages of In LethJjiidge between i years oE age, 1 me most marveiious imu e ages o aspects of the western farmers hi attending school or not, will i of is of the very finest. All thej of Russia has at Kiev on Ma j wav to the Rumanian frontier, where _ he will confer with King Ferdinand of Rumania. Rumanians Resisting Petrograd, Nov. war office announces that the retiring Human- Jans are resisting the Austro-German forces in western Wallachfa, availing themselves of lhe natural defences. Tlie invaders have occupied positions on (lie Veder river between Rochi De- redc and Valcni. GERMAIN REPORT Berlin, via. Sayvlllc. Nov. man ami Austro-Hiingarian troops un- der command of Lieiit.-General Krafft Von .advancing on both sides of the River Alt, In Wallachia, Sunday, thrust back the Rumanian forces'beyond the Topolog river. Thorc also is the dogged Brit- ish. They don't give in, they don't quitters fjuit in 1014, and {lie "stay- 's" are reaping their reward. They arc preparing against the dry isn. THE} (ion i. givu L----- surrender. Hnglanri now has years which they expect will come. nr.ft stin OT, her side of the channel Many bunches of Iivesta are to be have a chance in couple of months to tell the educational authorities of the province what vocation they de- sire to follow as a means of liveli- Thev will not move I seen; while risht hood; This comes about a the best fighting tne line arc to bc sjetl flno suit of the decision of the the rc- -incial out sotting forth the aims of the gov- all men between the ages oC 17 and GO regardless of disabilities. When it comes to a show-down, tlie will be found to be greatly decreased, but England has more men than Ger- many, can put more men on the hat them better." i nu limn Germany, and equip1 Nothing bnf the best feelings arc entertained by the people along the line toward the business men of Leth- bridge, who have worked so hard to get the railway to build through the new territory. (CONTINUED ON PAGE THREE) Important Announcement in ContesUs To-day Ust Extra Club Vote Offer of C ontest Announced Candidates Who Have Been Waiting For a Better Offer Before Making Their Start Will Do Wei! to Get Busy or They Will Lose Out Entirely on the Extra Vote Extra Votes for Each and Every Worth of Subscriptions This Week. If you are one oC the candidates or prospective candidates who are wait- Ing for a big .vote offer before making a start, we would ailvisu you 'to rend fully'tlic details of the offer announc- ed today.' for it is the mmouucement of the LAST 15XTHA club vote offer of the Contest, "and it will not be pos- Biblfi again for yon to secure so many votes for your efforts as you will se- cure this The Last Extra Club Offer This week, lhe dates of Monday, November 27th un lo Satur- itity night, iWombcr 2nd at H n.m., a vote ballot soctl for extra votes will bo' given For each and every ?35 worth of subscriptions secured nnd mailed or brought to thp Contest De- partment. There no limit to the number of extra vole ballots a candidate may will be clubs up completely by the -end of this week for no-extra votes will be given for part of a ?ii5 club, neither will there be any more extra clubbing of- fers for the unfinished balance to bo applied upon. Candidates who lot the above vote offer slip by unheeded will find theii> selves votes short on every worth of subscriptions they turn in after the offer has passed, as well as votes short on the regular vote sche- dule because of its declining1 at the rale of almost 10 rer cent, from week given for two dubs of 111 roe clubs, etc. three for ilako a special effort to finish your io wueiv. Cash Special to bc Won this week not overlook tlt'o ?50 cash which is offered to the cnjulidate who se- cures tlie most money between tho dales of-Nov. 20th and Dec. 2nd at 9 p.m. All votes aiid extra votes se- cured while working for this special prize count of course toward the regular awards consisting of the aw- tos, piano other prizes. THE CPJLB DEAD Uiiolnli, Out.. Xov. -Me- Nichol, former vice-oresident of. the C.P.H., died here yesterday. eminent in this direction. Leading educationalists in all towns and cities in the province are being askeil to ive their best attention to the matter. At the same time the department .rill make an iml.ustrial survey of the province from an educational standpoint, and with the two surveys completed, it will possible to map out a system of vocational and tech- nical education, which it is hoped, will result in fitting the youth of tbe province much better for their'after life, it is hoped also to make the specific courses of study fit in with the industrial needs of the province. At.-tne same lime more attention wilj be given to the problem of re- training the returned soldier who may be unfit for his old vocation. SUBMARINES ON U. S. COAST New York, Nov. British cruiser Lancaster, stationed 15 miles In First Public Speech Voices Intention of Britain to Carry Fight to Victorious End live Thousand Miners Over All Alberta Struck Tothiy to Enforce Demands lor War Bonus oi: 25 Per Cent. Three-CorneretfTight For Com- Not Be Race For School Board Ottawa, Nov. message of ile- tcrmination on (he part of the British people to carry tbe war through was brought by His Excellency the Duke of Devonshire to the Canadians, and wfts voiced tit a luncheon given him by the Ottawa Canadian Club on Sat- urday. The Duke said: "U is a high privil- ege to me to be called to occupy this great and responsible position unclei the crown, ami I can only hope, witl1 your help and assistance, that I mai be able to prove worthy of the task which lias been placed upon me. "I come, gentlemen, with a message from England which I hope T may take this opportunity of delivering, fc say how proud and grateful tlie in- habitants .of the Old Country are to be working shoulder to shoulder with you in this great .cause we have both undertaken. (Applause.) Income with u message of determination that this struggle shall be carried through and that so far as it lies in our power, it will never be possible again for any clique or small collection oi" men to force such an outrage against civiliza- tion and humanity upon the world. We as an empire are determined to carrj this war through to its only conclu- sion, and I Know that the spirit which is now animating the British Empire win succeed in carrying through that task." He said that it was his intention to place himself wliolc-heartedly at their disposal, antl bv; every moans in his power heli) slong the great cause. Ho looked forward to the time of victory, and it would be his proud privilege to take part, in the development oE da and the Empire, which would lend'couple of days and will then enter the to their happiness and prosperity. _ municipal campaign gin to warm up shortly. No new candidates for'school board positions are mentioned. i Word From Ottawa As To Delegates Have Not Yet, Beached There. of Fuel Is Short. Five thousand union miners throughout District No. 18, U. M. W. of ore on strike today. They took their tools from the mines on the Saturday afternoon shift. All but one the Drumheller field, are out also. Thi! makes the strike more widespread than any which has ever yet occurred in the Alberta and B. C. coal fields- A very few non-union miners here and in other mines are still at work. At a meeting of the miners of this local in Miners' Hall yesterday, they voted unanimously to adopt, the strike order, and affirmed their intontlon ol fighting to the bitter end unless the operators conceded the 25 per cent, increase demand which precipitated the present crisis. President Grabam and International Board Member Rees are understood to be in Ottawa today and are expected to confer with the department o1 labor, and will probably attend a session of the cabinet to deal with thB situation. It is also stated that Ellas Rogers of Toronto, president of the Crow's Nest Coal Co., has been called to Ottawa and will represent the interests of the coal operators there. Until after the Ottawa conference there will be no change in the situation. One Mine Working Here One week from today, Decembei 4th, is nomination day for the muni- cipal elections, which, take place a week later. Indications today are that the con- test tor- the commissionership of pub- lic works will be a three-cornered affair, new candidates having loomed up in the past fortnight. Ex- Ahl. Hamilton, who, is one of the can- didates, has been ill for almost two weeks. A fortnight ago he suffered a severe attack of la grippe. He had almost recovered when he suffered a relapse which .with an attack of kid- ney trouble has in y.s haying been confined to his bed for a week He hopes however to be out in a MONTREAL BOYCOTTS SPUDS Montreal, Nov. 25.---A boycott on potatoes has been''declared by Montreal mm BEEN The llorald has received word from Edmonton that the provincial govern- southeast of Sandy Hook- at, 9 o'clock southeast Ol sauuy noun- at. u tonight sent out by wireless a general ment has arranged, through" its liar- that in bonafids cases where harves way companies, finally joining the C.) me p It in 1883-is general uasseiurer as-; manders of all vessels to keep a sharp j tors are remaining over to assist cnt ot the eastern division. He be-1 lookout, for underwater boats came assistant general gCnelill 111 uuu. he has been vice president until [steamship travel, retirement a few months ago owingH" ill-health. He was a director of the Molaon's bank and several other insti. COL. ROWLEY HONORED Ottawa, Nov. V.'., Hywley. a member of the military hos- pitals commission, has been notified by the Grand Priory of the Order of the Hospital ot St. John of. Jerusalem in EiiKland, that he has been selected as esquire ot that order. This, selec- tion has received tlie sanction and Ap- proval of King Georgo r, Spot wheat llocaj track wheat December wheat May wheat Local track oats December. ..oats December 'flax High 45 LOW threshing the district passenger ag- I'd win authorize ticket agents to regular lanes of. honor certificates. Harvesters should I therefore arrange ill advance through local ticket agents for the extension of time desired. The arrangement with the railroads will assist materially in completing tho threshing ill Southern Aloofta where II Is estimated about 25 per cent remains to PAPER PLANT BURNS Indianapolis, Intl., Nov. Capital Paper Co. was destroyed by Tire early today, tlio loss being esti- mated at The firemen were hindered by .falling, wills, and two men were' Imrt, Bulletins From the War Fronts BULGARS REPULSED I Paris, Noy. .forc- es on the Macedonian front, launched a counter-attack on the Serbians in Cerna River region, last nfOht, the war office an- nounces today. The Bulgarians were repulsed with heavy losaes. The Italians continue to make progress in the region west of Monastir. BRITISH GUNS ACTIVE London, Nov. artillery was active last in the neigh- borhood of LaBasse, says today's official report from the Franco-. Belgian front. Otherwise there is nothing to report. QUIET ON WEST Paris, Nov. French of- ficial announcement on the pro- gress of hostilities on the French front at the war office today, reads as follows: "There has been the customary cannonading at various points on the Somme front and in the sector of Douaumont and Vaux. night passed quietly on the re- mainder of the front." FREN9H REPULSED, Berlin, Nov. forces last night attacVed German .posi- tions in the-southern portion of St. Pierre wood on the River Somme front, says the German of- ficial statement todav, but >they were repulsed by Gcrmin lery and machine gun fire "Only one miuu in ,1-orlung today, the- Grace mine; antl it is stated that this concern lias an of ?5.50 for every ton, of, coal loaded on cars here for sh'iimient. -If is stated, however, that tbe butp.ut of the. mine will be 'kept here to supply local demands. In the'matter of domestic coal prairie consumption, the strike has preclpitatel a critical situation. In the.Lethbridge and Taber fields there will be a loss in the coal supply ol qvcr 3500 tons dally. The Drumhell- er field has been supplying about 2.- 000 it is understood. The number ol men in Lethbridge who are out to- day exceeds 700. Tn. Commerce 200 are idle, in Coalluirst 300 and in Ta- bor 300, making about 1500 in all, who are idle In the vicinity of the and in the lignite field today. In the Pass and Bankhead fields about 3000 more, are- idle, shutting off the iiipply of steam coal for railways and Indus tries. Three mines at Tafcor are operating, tbe miners having been granted tlie bonus: There is a very unul etorao ol domestic coal at any point. It is tm-- derstoofl; however, that rtwm coal, which is more easily stored, will .be available for some time. It Is nopen that steam coal will be available .on the prairies, for threshing outfits practically dependent on to finish the year's fork. Most points In Southern Alberta, are short of Mel. Deny This Statement The officials of the local union, deny that they had received instructions from President Graham to; remain at work pending; negotiations at Ottawa, and state that Mr. Graham had no right-to issue such an order on ms own authority. Chas. Peacock, secre- tary of the local union, has issued the following statement: Editor Lethbridge Herald: ...Dear have been authorized by a resolution passed by' the mem- bers of our local union to inform you and the general public that the ..state- ment "you made in join issue ot the 25th i'nst, in reference to the wire which President Graham of District 13 LT M. W. of A., forwarded to the heads of the different locals com prising this district, is a mean, and contemptible falsehood. Such an or der has not been received heie or elsewhere to our knowledge to cancel, any strike order. v Pardon me, Sir. Editor, but.some- times when our organization is con-s templating some of our very particulni Imslness, it is not always possible for you to be in the know, foi at this pal ticular' stage of the game ybiT have been let in, t believe. Now. Mr. Bdi: tor, draw your attention .tojthe fact that we ignorant miners are in the "savvy" this time.'and will not stand for any leg-pulling, nor will you ?et us divided, -us we were over our last war bonus. This time, Mr. Editor, we are sdlid atod out as one man, excepting a few who think more of.the bois than themselves or their families These men we do not and mmd they are not of foreign origin, they are English who call themselves white men. _ _ Yours for facts, Signed on behalf of Local Union M. W. of A. CHAS. PEACOCK, (COSTINUED ON ;