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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 29, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta New 'Govt. of i Offensive to Aid Ru ntanians, "Who Are Still Retiring'. SERBIANS GAIN MOSE SUCCESSES Defeat Teutons in Mace- donia. Activity on Front Reported. Berlin, via Scyvillc, Nov. 29. Rus- sians began attacks at many places along the northern Rumanian front. It is announced officially they gained mall local advantages at heavy cost. RETREAT IN DISORDER Berlin, via Sayviile, Nov. Ru- manians In Wailachia before Buchar- est are retreating in disorder. TRENCH RAIDS Lnodon, Nov. 29. Artillery and trsnch activity in soin.e sectors of the Franco-Belgian front, is reported in today's official statement on military operations an follows: "There was in- termittent enemy shelling in the neighborhood of Guedecotirt and south of Arrao. Considerable trench mor- tar activity developed In the .Mali. quisart and' Neuve ctiappcile areas. Otherwise nothing of importance oc- curred." SERB SUCCESSES Paris, Nov. 23. Serbian troops on Tuewiay captured the height north- west of Grunishte on the Macedonian front, east of the Ccrna river, the war office announces the height east' of Hill 1050 also was captured. A violent battle is in progress northwest of Monastir. The French are advancing toward HIM 1248, the statement aays. The Italians made progress in the re- gion of Tsrvcna Stena Height, west of Mcv.astir. RUSSIANS ADVANCE Petrograd, via London, Nov. Russian troops advancing against the Teutonic lines east and south of Klrllbflloa, in southern Carpath- ians, have captured the ridges of heights there and taken 711 prisoners the'war office announced today. Jellicoe- ieatty Heads the Fleet SIR JOKN JELLICOE SIR DAVID BEATTY London Nov Rear-Admiral Sir John Jellicoe, commander of tho British Fleet, wa sloday appointed first Sea Lord of the Admiral y, bc-ini succeeded in command of the grand tlcet by vlce-amlral sir Da, id Beat'ty. whn commanded the British battio cruiser squadron in tile Jut- -id'mlrnl Sir Henry Jackson, the present first Sea Lord. 1ms been appointed president of the Royal Xaval college at Greenwich Announce- ment of the change in command of the British Klef-l_ was the house of C'ommons by A. J. Bultour. first Lord of the Mr Biilfom- said there would'Be "consequential changes also in the hoard ot Admiralty. -TluT decision ot involving the appointmcnts of A dm irals rellicoe, Beatty and JaclTson was taken some- time ago Mr. Baltour stated, hut for military reasons the announcement was delayed. _______ German Plans Revrnied In Illuniinathitc Article In Hun Payer. DETERMINED TO RETAIN BELGIUM C. Finally Announced Victoria, B. C., Nov. 20. Pre- mier Browstor selected hlo cabinet an I presented them to Uio llau- this mornlna and they were all cworn In at 11.30 o'clock. The the fi posed Brave Belgians Must Bear Burden of Hun War Losses. London, Nov. lUienniBh and Weflpbalian Gazette, in an article on the principle of German peace, de- j Clares that reconciliation of Germany j and her western enemies is impos-j slble. according to an Amsterdam (lls- patch to Reuters. The paper declares i that it believes Chancellor von Beth-1 'nmnn-Hollweg recognizes this, and adds: "Our ultimate aim is to push! new Liberal government, t In the province, la com- as follows: Premier and Precidnnt of tho Council, H. C. Browstcr, Victoria. Aitomey-Gpnerci. M. A. M no- Donald, Vancouver. Minister of Lnnds, T. D. Pattul- Prince Rupert. Minister of Mines, W. Sloan, Na- nolmo. Minister of Finance, Ralph Smith, Vancouver. Minister of Agriculture, John Oliver, Dewdney. Provincial Secretary and Minis- ter of education, Dr. J. D. Mc- Lean, Greenwood. Minister of Public Works, Dr. J. H. King, Cranbrook. Ottawa Government Agrees to investigate' Condi- tions If Men Return to Work lint They Disobey Order of President. CHAOTIC CONDITION IN UNIONS REPONSIBLE FOR DELAY NOW Men of the Unions Wait for Offilcial Orders From District Settlement Will Be Reached Soon. As reported likely in the Herald yes- terday in a dispatch from Ottawa, the miners of District No. IS were asked to go uack to work today, the govern- ment promising to accede to the de- mand that an Investigation of the cost c? living throughout the district be made. None of tile miners in any union telling the men to remain away from work until instructed differently by- him. Tho Carter instructions wero sent out after the instructions from President Graham. The situation seems to bear out the belief mentioned heretofore that ell is not in harmony with the ranks of the union. Tho latest action of the- BRITISH REPULSED Berlin, via Sayville, Nov. 29. Brit Ml OF BIG PUR i l! Closes Most Successful Year In Is Discussed Winnipeg. Nov. most suc- .ssful year in the 10 years' history PA DJtbl 10 Urti Tn respect to the lost German col nnies. the Gazette is ouotr-d as saying: "1C we do not succeed In reconquering', "Report That Ships for Norway Being Built Here Brought up in British Honse None ol me minerw in uu.uii I mine In the district are back nt work miners in refusn.g to obey the ordei Tho apsoal of llavinl! refused to obey the of the president precipitates a crisis. tnTC iM roD'OIRMQlMlR twice our colonies and we will takejULM M j-j-flW I 1M U HA compensation out in France. Let tis LSSlLLUu I 0 II? I (Jill VJuLUHUn U I H UU toll France ihat every foot, we win is ______ ours. We need not waste words about} We need access to the clian-i nel and we need Antwerp. Who ever i wants Belgium may foti-ll it from us." The fiazcttn concludes that Knghind i is moru-assailable tlian Russia an'i that London can lie destroyed easier: I than Moscow, because, it says. Mos- cow costs blood and London only tor-j Nov. building of j jmvo ]10 fantastic dreams." are steamships in Canada was brought Gazelle's final words, "of conquer- thc Imperial House of Commons; _ thc German burgerdorn OFilLElEFiOl iessful year In tne ill lear.s Impcrl.ll House of Commons; ,n _hc German burgerdorn if the company's business." These; evening wiien Sir Leo nQf for and gov- ire the words in which President T. j za Money asked if Vancouver. B. empire. of the Grain Growers and Montreal. Que.. shipyards are j ..w'- ,.an llor ,vin destroj V. Crerai. of tne uram L..O carEo steamers ror Norwe- the minimum en, Ish troops attacking near Givenchy southwest cf Lens last nircht were re pulsed, the war office reports. INCREASE ACTIVITY Paris, Nov. Increased activity on the Somme front, south of the Riv- er Somme is reported by the war of- fice "today. During the night there were spirited artillery engagements In the regions of Biachss and Pres- soirc. Leave Bucharest Paris Nov. The Rumanian gov- ernment and diplomatic: authorities have left Bucharest and Kone to Jassy, Haras dispatch from according to Bucharest. Inssy lies about 200 miles north east of Bucharest, lies Kussian ftontier. Grain company, summed up the year' operations in presenting his annual report to the shareholders of the com- pany this morning, nt a meeting held at the company's new warehouse, on Market Street east. The net profit on the year's business was In addition to this profit on the Grain Growers Export company, which is a subsidiary of tho Grain Growers com- pany, wis Government war tax on the Grain Growers Grain company's profits is and on the Grain Growers Export company for the past two years Profit on the public Grain Growers Guide, for the last year has been In dis- tributing profits the company has paid out 10 per cent, dividend on its capl-, tal stock, amounting to and placed the balance to the reserve ac which now totals Mr. Crerar went very fully into the company's business, and showed it to building cargo steamers ror Norwe-1 empire, but the minimum n'ian account, and if it were considered j f0r German peace is the complete" beating down of France in tho west and the prestige of the Ger- is being in the national interest foi the British colonial yards to build is so difn- north- r the be now" on tha strongest basis in its history. financial (CONTINUED ON PiGB 0) Candidates are Lining Up Their Reserves for Herald's Big Prizes Unusual Demand'for Receipt Books and Supplies Indicates Increased .Activity Among Those Entered for the Herald's Free Extra Club Offer This Week Gives Excellent Opportunity to Secure Big Vote i r 'Reserve for the Extra Votes for Each and Every i Worth of Subscriptions This Week. Allied Head Takes Measures to Protect Unarmed Venizel- isis In Athena PfiMCHI AD UPCHT uuiwuLAKAqtB.I Refuse to Produce Consular Pa- pers is Evidence Without Per- mission from Washington London, Nov. 29, (11 Ac-i The status of American consular ag; cording to special dispatches from! ents.'in Canada, Insofar as production but no-v that the miners refuse obey President Graham the latter's negotiations with the government, aro? useless. Meantime meetings of the local unions aro being held in the different, centres Uo discuss the outlook. OUR was held in the Miners' Hall yeatrr- day, and another is hooked foiO.hiH afternoon when the latest... deve'r.p me'ntV will ba-discussed and an effort, made to arrive at a plan of action for the, future. The operators are not saying a word but aro awaiting the result of thn ne- gotiations at Ottawa. Should the lat- ter fail it is possible that they will take romo action looking toward 'hi1 opening of the mines. There was.a- denned rumor on the streets yes-- terday that she C. P. R. was seriously considering the advisability of import- ing Japanese miners from the coast to work the. Gait mines here. At the Conlhurst mine the only men remain- conli'tig to special dispatches from! ents_'in Canada, Insofar as production w.e japnnMB miners Athens, Greece, the greatest uneasi- j of co..isular documents and papers in j numijer of about 30. ness prevails among the adherents evidence Is was j The weather over the west is fairly M. Venizelos in the Greek capital i court ,hi3 mlw. consequently there. IB no imme- hore are still Idle, notwithstanding a telegram from President Graham and 114 jntist iot 1'avfi been shed in vain. and shops Tl113 ls nn action over-the owner- "Boigium must be our nail mniKLii iiui o[ llore_s_ Mr Johnson was) Dr. Jaegsr. "fora good part of belong lug lo Th maTOI..B n'ouso summoned to nroduce certain papers] ____...... _____ the war costs. We must retain per-; as iujsuie._ ni relating to a shipaioat of horses, ___ the men to go to work manentlv the Mouse line with Liege; t ills tjmlos Ti_ltelj across the border in connection .with, d[ an In7estigation in accord- and Namur. Part of old Luxemburg, net, the ds.ach con n the case. Mr. Johnson informed the uu _he ilt.rnative proposition wyer who and which has become Belgian. mosed for' the protec- court that his instructions irom Part of Big Brewery Plant Being is a von' point of law; and: it-Is rease In wages to take effect as from bridge Brewing and Malting a part of the company's splendid plant would be made available t'Ojtlie public for cold' storage purposes, and he ex- pressed the hope that the company's action would fill long-felt need in the city. Tho company is still doing a big WIFE, THREE CHILDREN BURN; HUSBAND AWAY: North Buy, Out., Nov. Frl-j day night or early Saturday morning Mrs. Thomas Alianl. wife of a farmer, living 'M miles east of North j Bay, a'nd three children, aged S. 11 and i! years, were burned to death in business in the manufacture of tern- tlie of tiieir home. The father pii-ance lieer, but the big storage fa- at tno time working late rebuild- j pii-ae cllities are no longer needed. The tanks have therefore been removed a barn and not awaro of his being destroyed until aroused by co'd'slornse room SO Cect by thiTalarm of a neighbor. It is thought j MagratiC Nov. coal situa This is the last weelt of the extra dlub votes in tho Herald's prize contest _. and- from all indications It will bo a "banner week" for tho active candi- dates. Calls for new receipt books and supplies have poured into the con- test department, and many candidates low in the list tell us they intend mnk- Ing up for lost time this week and got Three Big Offers Close Saturday Who will be the winner of tho spec- ial ?50 cash prize which will be given for the best work done last week and this? The .race for the special prize was a close, one through last week. Remember this offer closes at S p.m. Saturday, but out of town candidates um o.m feet by :M feet, giving over other commodities, and the tanks art being by farmers in the vi-, cinity for storing water supplies onj the farms. Heretofore the nearest, r difficult to see what might have been N Iirst a committea !s the outcome If tha court had insisted j (ormed ,nat __ satisfactory to tho upon the production of .-the docuri lB more than probable jpon the production of. ...tne .aocur ,B ments, and tho consular under j wQrk .vju his general ington had been, under -the necessity -J of persistiaj In his refusal: than probable resumed as well 'as city candidates may work as we a lip to tile last minute ami then mail their results. The regular vote schedule le the opportunity Is still open j takes another decline of almc candidates are hurrying in their percent, at also it 10 cLui iitju tins nvin. creameries in the sonlh have ]lroivl, jtnllu0ba's provincial treasur-! comiielled to. send butter there torocast the addition of a minister storage until the winter months. The hones to tlle announcement will therefore ue 01 in-______ cd BO far this week. There is still plenty of room for more active cauili- llates. The list of competitors is far from full. Each and every competitor for each and every ?3fi worth of sub- scriptions secured ,tlil3 week will come to a close at 9 p.m. Saturday. Wake This .Your Record Week Gel your friends them thit the explosion of a lamp caused i ucm here is serious. Coal dealers have ,_he flre 'no-reserve stock in their bins and with but two cars a month coming in. a sud- MIWIHTFR den cold snap would precipitate a ANOTHER MINISTER A car load arriving yesterday Win-iipeg Nov 2S-While address-1 was gone within the space of two they do for ni'witc cum fvi-nUr q iiiuiuau wn tercst to such concerns. INQUEST POSTPONED Saskatoon, Sask., Nov. The in- diiest on the cause of the automobile Annabelle Doyle accident -by which and .John 'Johnson came "'to their deaths on Saturday morning has been postponed tl'.l tomorrow. SAYS ALLIES REPULSED Sofia, Nov. London Nov. 28 MARKETS stated he could fill forty orders but re-1 fused to book them on account of the uncertain supply. At Plncher Creek (Snnciiil to Ule Henil'V) PincUef Creek. Nov. the coal j u regarding the str-snant situation so Judge Walsh Decided She Has j suddeniy brought about by the closing Secretary Carter has Just arrived' from Drumbeller and Cateary, but has nothing new to add to the situation unless lie.ronchrffl more instrerfionj from Ciraham afld. p.ees. A Miners' Fight Forme, Nov. to the second day of the strike situation has been a duplicate of the first; nothing has happened to relieve the monotony o! a tedious situation. The miners are very (inlet anrt the pub-' lie generally have very little to Eaj'i regarding the situation so Spot wheat Local track wheat Dec. wheat May wheat Local track oats Dec. oats Dec. flax 170 1851 184 Sufficient Money to Keep Her Comfortably In Supreme Court yostorday after- noon, Mr. Justice Walsh banded down rmcuei uicun. ,Y noon, Mr. Justice uuvtu length of time tne-in-. thc case of j.U5S6ir vs. nntinii here is liable to become aciito. -iimnnv Tho .tudement nation nnre is n.uitu w Coal men haulii.B from the mines are Crushed for orders and have promised state if in most cases, two weeks ahead I, of tho mines. oring coal today as usual, but it goes without saying 'that this cannot last' long when the source ot. production has been closed at Coal Creek. A car of coal was secured by Uphill yesterday for the use of tho hall he granted at the nresent Unre, slble to keep the plant going for n s some steps are taken to meet the In temperoturt. ;