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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 29, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIII. LETHBR1DGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 1915 NUMBER 296 BRITISH GOVERNMENIDID NOT ORDER WHEAT SEIZED BY CANADIAN GOVERNMENT AT LAKES ARE British Do Not Admit Ger- mans Have Yet Been Completely Success- ful in Serbia London Denies Story of Order London, Nov. official press bureau made the statement today: "With reference to the announcement from Ottawa on November 28, that the Canadian government has commandeered bushels of wheat at the request of the British government, the Board of Agriculture states the government has made no such request, and that at present .they have no infor- mation on the subject." NO ALLIANCE WITH CHINA London, Nov. British pub lie js not 'inclined- to Krant the Ger- man contention that the Serbian cam jmign of the Cciitral Powers bus-been ought to a successful conclusion The nope is heie that the wintry weather will give time for reinforcements to the Anglo-French troops until they arc strong enough to assume the before the invaders have consolidated their po- sition in Serbia. Russia also is count- ed to plav a part in In the meantIWL the only 'imhtarv operations seem to he cen tering around JVIonislir, the fate ot which is obsi ure Main contradictory icports on this subject from the assertion that the citx still is m the hands 01 the Serbians to th" claim that the Bulgarians accompan- ied by detachments Of and havo occupied .the: city, Further to the north it is reported ths Serbian .army., divided into two portions, are retiring into Albania and Montenegro. It is not yet appar- ent whether the A us tiro-German forc- es are'to he sent against the 'Anglo- French-lines or those of Saloniki. but at.- the other extreme of the Balkan front Montenegrians are expecting a heavy attack SOLDIER HAS' HALF A BRAIN Paris, Nov.' Guepin, in a report to the Academy of Sciences, removing one-third of the ioft part of the brain of a wo.unded sol- dier. The soldier. recovered, and is now in perfect .health. Tokio, Nov. 29. Great Bri- tain has Informed Japan that the British government has not contemplated an alliance with China, as had been reported, the Japanese Foreign Office formally announced in an ofJi; cia'i statement emphasizing previous informal declarations to this effect. Tbo most serious consideration will by- tup Dominion Grain Corn- London, Nov. restrictions on the sale of liquor became effective today.' With the exception ol certain, minor concessions obtained at the the eleventh hour, cppobitipn to the measure proved futile. Subject to the Ketruitmg for the 113th LethbndRo t specul Highlanders passed the hundred Greenwich district, about this morning, and a Constant stream .Dartford and certain wharf areas it of recruits has kept the recruiting of- is made vToffence, punishable a nn fiw nimn oil nf tni.ar fme of ol inmns oilmen t tor SDL -era oa the jump all of todaj mon fo QI intDMCat. 'Ihe total m thc ranks at noon to-' ing fpr consumption on the day was .105. Several more were premises.'excipt follow- :e officers ing'Hours week days, noon to 2.30, ami to MO o'clock in. .the even- ing, Sundays i to 3 p.m.'and 6 p.m waiting to Ije en are satisfied that they, well on towards the 200 mark within an- other week Tfie magnificent response that to KAISER IN AUSTRIA Berlin, .Nov. Wil- Hani arrived in Vienna today and paid a personal visit to the Austro Hungarian monarch, Emperor Francis Joseph, at Schoenbrunn Castle. Chicago, Nov, jumped in price today, a1? the result of the Can t adian government's seizure of 20 There is a" relaxation of permission million bushels. Predictions; mvfurnr, mission to the urgent request of the bemg 1S encouraging This week an extension for half an hour to this effect was received by Presi dent Marnoch of. the 'Board of-Trade from the secretary of the Grain Com- mission, this morning, The letter states that the request of the Lethbridge Board, as transmitt- ed by wire to Dr. Magill; cruited The recruiting for this unit "ours if paid for on delivery offers an opportunity to the joung sPir'ts home drinking cannot be men of ridge and district, which Purchased on Saturday or Sunday nn nf.hpr flavo At Minneapolis Most of This Was Held by Dealers on Exchanges Thrown into Panic Over New Situation should not be passed by. Uborta should be quite capable of raising a full battalion. Over 1100 _____, Minn., Nov. prosnect of similar orders for-whea't Southern nor on otner days except between took an upward turn here today in purchases under government auspices, iu tills respect Ottawa, Ont., receipt of a large order for Canadian wheat from the British government, for the use ,of the troops, the government here suddenly took action Saturday to.commandeer wheat of prades No. 1, 2 and 3 Northern, at present In.store in elevators at the head of the and eastward. The total amount thus commandeered IE estimated at from 12 million to 15 million bushels. words, the government de? cided to expropriate at to be fixed later, this quantity of wheat in order to fill the: British government's order. Wheat thus commandeered does'not'include grain In western elevators, or in the farmers' hands, or grain in transit at the time the order was ed. American vessels contracted for at the head of the lakes will be mitted to complete their cargo if desired from wheat of grades not com' mandeered. News of the expropriation, which was first announced order served on the Lake Shippers' Clearance association shortly before :mid- night Saturday at Fort WHliam and Winnipeg, came as a surprise "everT to some cf the members of the.Cabinet'here. The Board of Grain Commissioners were instructed to issue the ordee on Saturday afternoon after a conference between the Minister of Trade: and Commerce, Sir Gsorfle Foster; and Hon. Arthur Mejghen; and the fol- lowing gram men Messrs George Crow and T A Crerar ot Winnipeg, and Messrs L, Clark and W. D Mathewi of Toronto. The result of the confer-" ence was kept absolutely secret, and Sir George Foster and the grain left Toronto last night_wlthout divulging it order Isiued at Fort WH llanm in conseouence created great consternation at Winnipeg, Montreal, To- ronto and other points, and wires to Ottawa were kept busy all night with inquiries as to what it meant and what its effect would be on wheat prices, EFFECT ON THE MARKET What real .effect on the market .ml lake carrying trade will be; not so nuch from the amount expropriated, from the nrecedent, set, and- the men, or more than the number of; a not lcss than a quart, full battalion, have already been re- rom Lethbridge, and it jioon and 2 30 p m This traffic is consequence of tlie_ action yesterday to the sale of bottles holding of the Canadian government. Deccni- before the Board of -Grain cominia- hoped to see the splendid record sioners on the 23rd- inst, and the sec- retary was directed to state that it vould receive the. most serio.ua cou- ld eration. The Big Vote Period Ends To-morrow I maintained by the completion of the Kiltie battalion at an early date. New recruits include the following G. H. Simmons, English John Har- ris, Irish W. H. Garner, English John Bell, Scotch P. J. Connolly, Irish W Williams, V.clsh J Smitl Scotch B J Night PASSBURG HOTEL BURNS Nov. hotel at Eassburg: was destroyed by fire on Friday. Very little insurance was Irish JasficAr- on e4'ther the hotel or lls ctuv- is problematical. The government, her opened it V 01, cents 'points out that it does not change in Satiinlaj s close opened at any waj W0rlds supplj or demand Sl.031 to.Sl.n4, 14- to H- above u- there is any increase in mar- Benedict, Canadian, SoU Carrol; Dnncan, the _proprietor. Canadian -Most the guests lost all their be- 1-1 i. 4 C" i- i ItlUau Ul VIK KUeaba IUiL- illl lillLli IJL1- Alex Robertson, Scotch i ,ongingj. nof havtag time to et Sjij-iicri .Trie PamnrAn a -a Thos, Lees, Scotch Jas. Cameron, Canadian H. F. Blake, Canadian, The Vote Value of Subscriptions Will Drop About 20 Per Cent Next Wednec-' Lowtj, American J L Gor Subscription Reports Mailed Any Time Tueiday, November 30, don> Canad-an Can will be Allowed the First Period Vote Get the Big Vote City Canadu Amencan H Candidates Will Be Required to Bring in Their Reports Not Later Than Amencan Tuesday Night. m out. The Herald subscription contest bat- tle of the ballots is how on in earnest. Any one who dues, not mean business mow might as well step aside ad give tlie more room, .That there arc ''fighters" in this contest the manager of the contest knows, full -'well. The list contains some of the best campaigners we have ever known. Right here, allow., us to give a word cf .caution: If you, as a candidate, have been successful in gathering a goocU} of subscriptions, concede your competitors the same good luck. The beat prizes will not be won with the the first period.of the con- test After tomorrow there will be full three weeks before the end oh December 21; -No matter .how suc- cessful you have been, hack up your jjood work until the very last minute. Every active candidate .will get re- ,tvard according-to 'progress, made. There will no losers. Tr.ue, only one can win the thousand every wide-awake hustler sho'iM aim for the first there are piiz es of, mighty big per cent, for the ones TV ho finish well to tne front HereSj the All the remaining active candidates wi-ii be given 10 per cent..of all the money they collect for subscriptions. And there'b a special prize ol 00 for the candidate who collects the most mtme? for weekly subscriptions Tms prize will be in addition The hotel %as built about six jears ago, at a cost of upwards of The house fur- iiushed, and equipped niih a modern i heating system stable and car- I shed stood about thirty feet from the I rtai of the hotel These escaped the fiery elements TAFT FOR DARTMOUTH? N.H., Nov. Geneva, Nov.: 28, via President Taft, now a professor at GORIZIA FALLS received here from Ghiasso, on the Swiss-Italian border, say that Gorizla lias Italians having-entered the town from the north. There is. no to any other prize or'iier cent j official confirmation of the reports Truly, don't you think ab- ______ ore is the fairest proposition" offered in a newspaper contest Well, pitch.in the.last day .of-thc first period vote schedule, and.let your report tomorrow bunch of votes. win. being mentioned as a success or, to President Nichols of Dartmouth College.' His choice by the trustees immensely .popular with the students urdav's final, Kansas .City 3Caiisas Citj, >9 sales of Detembci ulieat 01 thc local market today were at 90 cents, a rise of cents over Saturday's close. May sold at S1.03A. to cents, a rise of 3 cents over Saturday's final. Min) sales made in thc first lew minutes of trading. December, However soon dropped to Afay -lownuard on hbual 01 ket nrices in consequence t'o amount's" Ijt nresent In the farmeis' lianas, the will benefit It Es estimated _____here are stiM 17o milliun bush els in the hands The price, which be nxed b> the government for wheat thus expro- pnated and which is in the main by terminal elevatoi gram companieb and millers will, it is said ieriiigs New Battalion for South Edmonton Calgarv, Alta NoV It uas, announced todaj at district military headquatters that thej 151st battalion had been authorized with headquar- ters at South Edmonton It is posed to recruit the corps m be the ruling market prices time of plus.a-fai; at Uie Ir com pensation for legitimate profits -which owners might have realized from handling undei conditions The action of thp British govern. raent m placing so large an order for the realization that Canadian wheat and flour have the best keeping quali- ties when designed for the usehof 'troops, especially in. the Mediterrsnr ;ean area of war, arid that bymego'tiafc: ing a supply, the direct profits of mid- dlemen and speculators could be cut- o.iit, v Stocks in'Store Port Arthur, Ont, Nov ment of stocks in-store at the eleva> tors of Port Arthur and Fort William, at last week-end, as issued from: the Office'of the'Board of Grain Comrnis- slonevs, is. as' follows: Receipts Wheat. bushels; barlej, flai, 187.S28, Shipments oata, barlpv, flai. Shipments: 061 bushels, oats, barley, 7- 821; flax, 975. Stock by grade 1 hard No 1 Northern, No 2 Northern, No 3 Northern, 2818044 No 4 Northern, others, iO, oats, barley Cdnadian is said to be due to MAY GET FURTHER ORDERS mere 11 no tellme where the first or-, of nheat must of necessity find der ma> lead to It ma> mean tha to Halifax or St. John, all rail during the coming winter f itvl1 vutj uvuiiue mulct commandeennr of many milliouB o( The rate at present ,g constituencies of Strathcona, -Battle pro _ thclCanadai expoi table surplus some time past the government 19th Hastings Rifle': bring., yoii a. big; That's the way to The vote on union with the Metho- WHITE AND RED RACES UNITE IN LAST TRIBUTE TO BRAVE INDIAN Rivci, and Bed Deer Lieut lias negotiated Italy and Greece Co J Arnott n command Hevas'm regard to a supnly ot Canadian formerly an officer commanding the flour Italj has now become a -nheat importing country and it is more than possible that tlie shortage of both countries mentioned be Similarls met In fact, it is probable that part of the present order mav be for those countries In anticipation of heavr shipments ot grain throughout the winter the J government is now negotiating for an 11 rail route to the seaboard at the Macleod, Nov 28 honor and of Scoutmaster Whitwortu, and the close to uhele the colhn la! Ai the respect due to the soldier who _has Home Guard, under the command of llour for 'he service drew near, the uose of gneu his life for hib King and Em- M at Platform became thronged with -esi- pirc was shown in Macleod on Patur- atincu at dcnts o) tmn d nearbv dav the funeral of Albert Moon thc mimedialclv 'ollon'-g lml Tne owlng to treatl tain Horse, the young Blood Indian came SiP'r Starara, Surgeon Fraser monev just been paid, in brave who died ri-ccntli at Quebec, Insptctor of the Rojal town in large numbers-, -and adiled look place Norfh-West Mounted Police a grcatlj to the immcnslly ot tte Ihe mortal remains of this }oung 'detachment of men from that force crowd fraterni7ing of the In hero armed at an early hour on Sat> The Indian cadets, vere also lo have white men, combined urday morning, and despite the heaM been m attendance but owing to thc the solemmtv of fall of snow on tridaj night and thc nwy Wl of snow it was only found prcscntca a raost stnk Verv little grain has been shinned bj rail in the post, but si.ch orders as have just been placed are to be repeated, a great deal neighborhood of 18 cents from peg to Quebec, as against 13 rail and lake. The government been urged to put into effect National Transcontinental a rate, but has thus far not itself Other railway i have been asked to quote a ninimiini- rate oj rail, but none been decided upon It -would safe hon mer, that possession by If govern ment of the National from Winnipeg to Mony. and .-of the Intercolonial from Mf'on to the of Halifai and 9f would pro.ids tor fKing of "a rate he both1- profitable and M coav pared with the SHIPPING HAS BEEN REVMED Port Arthur, Ont., Hoy ing of'Canadian the occasion, sfates" spelt, for ea tern elevators, moment -t ram to United order was movement to [million bushels. general seventy of the weatiiu. -the possible to bring In the officers of scene residents oF the town and Indians be- that force, who arrived carrying the- itrikins and uniaue United Stitcs ports, which was sus. It did not i he layout' lnc on union wirn me memo- w ut- r-T- T._', attj inni, one Sft SL-.Tp- mcc To the candidate with thc second highest vote, per the am- ount of money collected. Third candidate, 30.per. cent, of col- lections made. Fourth candidate, 2o per collections. Fifth candidate, 20 pej1 cent, of col- lections Sixth, candidate, 15 per cent of sub money collected churches yesterday 'with that union At Knox there was a of ,1, the vote being 151 for, and 80 the result i Thc mother uf ttie deceased, who supported I uas deeply attached to her son, yyab ne t to commcnce blie attired in Ml against At St AlidrewJs the Indian dress and during the waiting ivas 69 (or and 14 against, a Union hours vent to her expiessicns of of o5 grief in a manner which was most Magrath Presbyterians also yoteil pathptic to witnrss I yesterday and were unanimous, not a single vote out of nl cast, be- ing recorded against A minutes before 10 30, the appointed hour tor the ''a'f the sir-1- reia- ports of Tort Uthur and Kort Wil-fniettt ttie rnved on ham resumrd again tt-ll SHiniaenti t are now en' Irts' al the I just as befu; a loading'Wlcr was ment dwitien on wheat teized: WEATHEK High 23 perteiet: rally with higher temper- serve, Rev Haynes of the Peigan Reserve, and Rov WatKins Jones of Christ church, Macleod Sound As the coffin draped with the Ijn ion Jack, was brought to the open view thc gtnerar salute was given tins morning Ihere arc in 4he present time wi capacity of approximately 10 million seems! Loading and dispa'tehmg of th' vessels he carried on, if not the 12 atom interfered at fi-vet heat led at least until I ,The Dr Magill, chairmanJof the Board 'order ot Pram Commissioners, explained, season thit Ihe commandeering order, affect- 'tr" ed only thc gram that OM 3) at Port Arthur, S'ott stock it commandewm. or- the prewit S the govemmnt ;