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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 28, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta NUMBER' NEW MIXJtfi'EiiO'F MILITIA AM) F Xft Two Lost in Sun- day's Raid on the British Coast ARE VICTORIOUS fusy Raid London London, Nov. at a great height a Ger- man aeroplane this morning pass- ed over London and dropped six bombs on the capital, according to an officiel statement issuod this afternoon. Four persons were injured and only sligiit ma- terial damage, it is added, was caused. Many Zepps Lost London, Nov. Zeppelins raided the northeast coast and north Midland counties during the litgllt were down and destrov- eil by British airmen and it is under-: stood the crews oC both airships per-1 Isheil. This makes a total of seven German airships destroyed in Eng- land in the liresent year, while all brought down in other fields of The two months .of .inl-, nuuilty which Great Britain has had from hostile air raids led many per- sons to believe the Germans will not lisle any more airships in attacks. While causing numerous casualtien among civilians and damage to pro- perty, the raids were said in England lo have gained no military advantage for Hieing Authorities, regarding the protection of London as fairly coin- Dieted, continued their work, how- ever, with the object of rendering oth- er parts of the country safe. The suc- cess of another patrol today hus given the greatest satisfaction-here. Official reports do not say how many airships (crossed tho coast, hut apparently they wore bombarded so severely anti-aircraft guns, as well as being attacked by aeroplanes, that they were unable to do much damage. Lights were turned out in all towns in the districts affected as soon as the reports of the approach of the air- ships wore announced, and the com- manders of the Zeppelins apparently had difficulty in locating themselves A number of bombs were dropped, a] though no reports of damage in any towns have been received thus far. One Zonpelin discharged her cargo of explosives in Yorkshire and Dur- ham She was attacked by a single aeroplane, and fell In flames off the Durham coast. Another got as far as the North Midland counties and likewise drop- ped bombs. She was attacked by aeroplanes and guns, and apparently damaged, hut. effected repairs after leaching the Norfolk coast, and start- Greeks Make Appeal To Neutrals Athens, via London, Nov. The government of Greece today appealed to the neutral nations through Greek diplomats at the respective neutral capitals against the coercions being .employed by the entente powers toward Greece. HUNS PROTEST Berlin, via Sayvllle, Nov. A Vienna dispatch says the Aus- tro-Hungarlan government has made a protest against the ex- pulsion from Greece of the minis- of the central powers. Teutons Gain More Successes in New Offensive BULGARS TAKE ANOTHERTOWN I Berlin, viii Sayville, Nov. 2S. LIEUT. F. First of the former 113th Lethbridgc Highlander officers to be wounded at the front. LEffiWlLED Weii-Knowr, Head of invaders. The have Local Miners' Union, First captured the imporlnnl Danube of 39th To Be Killed town of (iiurgin on the railroad south of Bucharest Tlie Ruma- nian town of Curlea di: A'rges, Bulletins From the War Fronts SHELL YPRES LINE London, No. night our line north of Ypres was, heavily and continually shelled, says to- day's official communication. Our casualties were small. We explod- ed a mine southeast of Souchez and crater. Three enemy bombing attacks against the crater were repulsed. (CONTINUED ON PACK THREE) -Auslro-Gcrmini I'orees in jei-n Rnmania nrc continuing! success their drive toward j Budiiiresl, UK- wnr olliee 'nounees. New operations _ liailj Operatol.s i been 'begun ant! addilioniil- iaround had been gained by the Miners and Operators Hopefully Awaiting Outcome of Say They Have Been Unfairly Treated WEEK'S STRIKE WILL MEAN WIDESPREAD COAL FAMINE BERLIN REPORTS QUIET Berlin, via Sayville, Nov. An uneventful period along the Fra'nco-Belgian front I> reported by German army headquarters in today's announcement. CANADA WILL BUILD 2 STATB SHIPS IN B. C. Ottawa. Nov. government today authorized tenders to be called for two state-owned steamers to bo between Canadian Atlantic and British Columbia sorts via the Panama canal. They will be-built in British Col- umbia The line is established at the urgent demand ot British Colum- bia interests, for direct water com- munication. The first death ill the ranks of the 19th Battery at the front is announced in the casualty lists today. John Lar- sen, for many years prominent in. la- bor circles in LethhridBe, who enlisted with the 36th as a gunner, has been killed in action. The dread message was-received by his family here today. The message states that he met his death on Nov. 16th. His wife and four children sur- vive him. Gunner Larsen enlisted with the 33th when it was organized over a year ago. For a year or so previous he was president of the local union of the United Mine Workers, and was a member of the district board of Dis- trict 18 Ho was for years an em-1 nloyee at No. C mine. He had lived in Lethbridge for eight or nine years, and was always very prominent in labor circles. He was a native of Sweden. C. G. Olander is- a hrother- ui law. Who Have Already Granted the Increase Must Charge That Price i 5 si-o.'s.r sxz few non-union men are working in the three big mines in the Lethbridge field today- The Chinook has no men absolutely necessary-to look after the property At North American Collieries at Kipp a few Japanese miners are working. In the Gait mines a I few non-union men are at work. At Taber the same condition prevails. I CONFERENCE PRODUCES RESULTS incut action southwest of nHS'iLetlibrldg been captured. No Change Reported Bucharest, via London, Nov. No important change in the military situation is reported in today's com- munication from the war office. FBH Finish Up Your Subscription Clubs This Week, Candidates! There Will Be No More Extra Club Offer, and No Extra Vete Ballot Will Be Given for Part of a Club. Make Your Clubs Complete by Saturday Night and Be'Jurt Votes Ahead for Each You Turn n I of Room for New Candidates. Opportunities for Winnmg.Are Still i Good. 'I have never made any proposition to the city to sell the Grace mine to them, and it is immaterial to ine Break Jail Will] tile miners for mare money to moot the hir.li cost j___ they have shoved it up another notch I today, to the rest of She community by lheir[ action. Coal today is retailing in Lethbridge at (he highest figure in the history at the city. The price is S.i.50 ner ton delivered, an increase ot one dollar ner ton this week. That is Uie tisure being charged- for coal from the Grace and Dupen mines, the only tv.o mines working In the The increase' took place yester- When the miners ot the other mines in the district went out on itrike, tlie men of the Grace and Du- pen mines approached the manage- ment for the same rate of increase, IT) nor cent. The management in both cases granted the increase provision- ally, and on the settlement of the strike, will accent the same terms as secured by the mass of the men throughout the district. The officers also conference for a minute, was any Inquiry which is instituted. L stated that the general impression Rees one of the delegates of the men, of 25 per cent, was being "asked, whereas, the in increased cost of living. LOCAL SITUATION wrom the temper of Hie men the Herald gathers that the present strike is going 'o he a bitter one. They ac of unfair tactics cnse the mine o Steal Horses from M. P. Barracks- Guard Unconscious of Local Union No. 574 have agreed to put as many men as po sible into the Grace mine to increase! the outnut so that there need he no IJ local suffering from lack of fuel. It is believed tlie outnut can be increas- ed to SO tons daily. both here and at Coalhurst. At the Guard unconsciuus DID NOT ASK GUY UlU I1U I nU14 Ul I I I (lQor by raanlpjlltttlon 0[ a heavy iron bolt, beating their guard Into in sensibility and stealing two' horses, the property of the Royal North-West Mounted Police, from the nolicc bar- rack's stable, were the methods which .Bill bo fruitless, it is possible, however, that if the miners' officials secure fa- vorable concessions, the locals may consent to submit them to a vote throughout the district, but otherwise it would not be surprising if the Otta- wa negotiations were Ignored. The miners' annual election of offi- cers lakes place two weeks from to- day, and this, too, will have quite a, bearing on the negotiations now taking place. A keen contest is taking place for the three principal offices on the .district executive and the present om- omciais claim .that the company who are all seeking re-election. fused to supply them with.coal prior wln probably stand or fall on their latter mine, the union officials slate that the mine owners have refused to I provide the mine workers with water. The company controls the water sup- ply and refuses to sell it to the party who has the contract for delivery to the miners' homes. Locally the union to the strike. The men had orders in for coal for some time, hut very little I has been delivered since Nov. 16th. Many of the miners are practically Many of the miners are pi acucuuj tf! 8 TBTFiini IPO without fuel. The men claim that, ac- IlK -Ir ml cording their agreement, the com- I liGlbnid London Nov. 2S. llritish troops hours from the time coal is ordered. Lack Confidence in Officials Another feature of the.strike which nm Nibisnuik and Mike Shnmanski' Monday raided Bulgarian employed to gain their liberty here northeast of Jlakukuvou. trendies is causing some concern is the appar- the east ent lack of confidence of the members success in securing concessions for tho mass of the men. At present Vice-President. Biggs is iu the Edmonton district endeavoring to-bring the miners there within the, union, fold, and If practi. cally every mine in the province will be affected by the strike. Conference Ussless Ottawa, Nov. preliminary conference between Hon. T. W. Cro- thers and Hon. Robert Rogers and the Illelll, Him IL la v" whether the city buys it or said this morning- Constable base, iu A. M. Grace to tlie Herald today. "The was njght ovcr the two men and issued- today by the Brit 01 intj mouiuuia thers and rion. itouen jiusum >n- officers. I repl.osentatives of the s-.trikinic British who "ank nii official One official told the Herald yesterday I Columbia and Alberta coal miners was Macedonia, according to the ottiuai araham had no in- ,nl8 afternoon and cveiiinE Grace mine is for sale to anybody who It. I have had different ar- for It. T have had other prisoners awaiting trial, ish department. Trenches were several offers from ters. This is the bis week for the Her aid's busy prize competitors. Tills j week may he the deciding factor in I the careers of the candidates enrolled for'-the Herald's list of prizes. The big seven-paosenger Studobaker or the Chevrolet may be won or lost bv one of thc'To.riOO extra vote ballots when tho "judges make the llnal count of votes at the close of tlie few more votes may mean Iho wlll never cease regretting if you lost out on tho prize of your choice by not securing your share of the extra club If 7'ou want your' share of these ex- tra votes you must, get busy quickly, for the offer closes at the end of this 10" Clubs Complete not send In u club and a hall ami ask for a extra vote ballot and with. extra votes will be given for each and every worth of sub- scriptions secured by Saturday night, but no .extra votes will he allowed for part of an unfinished club. extra votes will ho given tor worth of subscriptions: for 5105 worth, etc. There will be no more ex- go to waste unless you finish up the clubs completely. Plenty of Room for Now New, cav.duiates are still entering and their chances for winning are as good as anyone's if they get busy and secure, llislr share of extra ballots and make up for lost time. Read over the ballots 'you can secure by Saturday night. London. Nov. of Belgians between seventeen and fifty- five years of age began ill tho Liege district on Monday, accordins to an Amsterdam dispatch to .the Morning Post. The dispatch says the town it- self has not yet been drawn upon. j and according to other prisoners lie i did not regain consciousness for near-1 i ly after on hour after the two men j i made good their escape. He was hit i on the head and then choked until his tongue was protruding, cell keys tak- ell "together with tlie constable's rc- .volvor.. From the nolico ceils the, two men went to the mo.uiited police barn at the roar of the baracks, i one block distant, and there possess- ed themselves of two horses, on which they made their escape. The trial of Nibisnuik and Shuman- ski. together ers taken. The first of the officers of the mer 113th Kiltie regiment of Leth bridge to be wounded at the front is Lieut. Francis Butler, according to information received by Ills family In Calgary yesterday. Lieut. Butler is a Calgary man. and went over with a draft ot officers from the 113th and other regiments before the mail-, units crossed. The other Kiltie officers who crossed to Franco with him! were Lieuts. Lowe and Mewburu. strucUons from the district executive ,o go to Ottawa for a conference there. He declared also that President Gra- ham had no authority from the dis- trict executive for sending out the or- der last Friday cancelling the strike order for November 25th, and the lo- felt quite justified in ignoring it cals felt quite justified in ignoring It There is a very limited supply of and adhering to tlie original order to coa, jn Alberta as is shown strike on that (late. byrthe following reports received from May Be Fruitless Herald correspondents this morninp. ski together with John Nibisnuik and1 ceivod from Valleyfield today that Mrs Sophia Boduar, on a charge of. three lives were, lost there Sunday m- ei'tering and stealing from" 14 resi- ening in R sensational river accident deuces in this city, was commenced near The victims wore al 3 o'clock .Monday afternoon. Bach an aged recluse known only as prisoner was confronted with forty- j Vieux, n hoy le Bcssu." who some two separate counts on the indict-1 time ago took' over the shack just menl. above the rapids there, Arthur _Mej; evidence of the owners of the hat President Graham bad held this afternoon and evening. It was barren of definite results. There will, however, be another conference at which it is expected a compromise agreement will be arrived at, which will lead to the resumption of work ill the mines. Shortage of There is a very limited supply of- It would appear that the Ottawa negotiations may turn out lo (CONTINUED ON 1'AGE 3) Serious Dispute Arises Between Britain and U. S. Washington. Nov. 2S.-Orcat. Bri-, United States, tain's official notification that the safe I tor Count Tarnowski. the now goods stolen was' taken at Monday's sitting MARKETS, Spot wheat track wheat December wheat May- Loca) track oats........ December oats December flax 1895s 1856J 181% St. said, volunteered to go j. j- nic ohpnk was on an teianTinhlway'across the rapids. They reached the old man. found him i 1, carried him to their boat and. on the WEATHER Hioh Low Foresail: Mostly fair, falling tem- perature with local-.now-flurrie.. o n ambassador, would not he seen for some days, and two was received today at the way'back across the was upset against a were drowned. rapids the skiff rock and all HUNDRED AND COSTS Medicine Hat, Nov. Smith, farm hand, was charged before Magistrate Rae with being In posses- of liquor. He pleaded guilty and was fined or two months in Leth- bridgo gaol stale department. The are the same as report- ed from London. The British note will not he made public. Secretary Lansing said. Several courses are open to the United States. First, it may present a request in its own. name. It was thought that while England might have retused the request on the ground that it came from an enemy state, it would not refuse one directly from this country. There is a possi- bility that Count Tarnowskl might start without safe challenge the British to reingve diplomatic officer accredited tcrfl The United States holds-the .ambassador is protected by lis diplomatic immunity and any viola? tion probably would Involve this country in a dispute. France Also Refuses London, Nov. the foreign of- fice today it was said the British gov- ernmetu felt that ii. count out the text of the note sent to Am- bassador Page refusing lo grant a "safe conduct to Count Tarnowski von Tal'r now, the new ambassador of Austria- Hungary to the United States, without the consent of Washington The for- elgn was added, had ob- jection-to-the-publication ot the note1- by the state department, at Waslllng- ton. French officials also have sent; a "Washington note refusing to issue a. conduct to tlie ;