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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 30, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta Xoiil'Uw All To Go There Is Dissension. THIS OKDKK TOD Will Not Be Coerced By (lie Officials Into Hasly Settlement. Onler-, to union miners of U-th- irliUe to so bad; to work today wero re.-eivcd from Secretary Carter at Kernlo last night. Tile same orders were received hy evory local where there has hceii a stoppage of work. So far as iho Herald ran learn none of I lie miners in any have gone as a result of these i.istructiona. anil If Iho local union officials' com- ment on the situation is any criterio Carter Says Men To Return Komie I) Nov. Herald ,.-President Graham allll inlrn'aliona, Hoc., who are ..HI In Secrclnrv Carter of District 18 here, last night coimiming I he wire instructing the miners to return to work, pending a., in nf llie cost of living as it affects the- wascs of the v.o.kmeil, ..n.i v I lo government has undermkon do as by the ni.ncr, Se n-'turv Carter that the miners wii, return to work in-l tha Gi-Umin and'Hoes will arrive in Kerni, Sunday morning, when the mil ie ails of the arrangement effected will ho mude known to the men. f ,oca, rnion was held this afternoon, ami an- other meeting will lie held tonight to consider Ihe'' situation. "Either all camps will go back or none of them will said an official or the local to the Herald today. are not going to M of llie pull at cross purposes as wo did llie! meciini, o> last ho explained, referring British Govt. Takever Mines N.. Montrea! Hoard of Trade to As Federal Govt, to Eliminate Grain Gambling G. I.. R. GR03VALET Distinguished French soldier, who! _ has been sent to Canada for special j orthopedic treatment. Hi- was award-: ed two mwlalH by order of "little, j grandfather of the French." General loffre for particularly iirilliant con-1 duct in the severe fighting in France. I iNew N. S. Gov'rj owners are reticent a dispatch fr-m Cardiff Bays that the news came to the coal interests as a bomb shock. MINERS RE-ITERATE DEMAND London Nov. SO.-The executive committee of the South Wales Miners' Federation today adopted a resolution reiterating the demanc for i IB ocr increase in wages and demurring to the government control of the collieries unless all coal fields of Great Britain are brought under such control. Ks of the Germans Makes Situation Ser- ious But Still RUSSIANS HATE KKKX SUCCESSFUL action trict. time ne --Tot trade Wednesday, reference fact'that during the last strike j ro general belief that camp would be on strike while an- (lle of foodstuffs was la some extenl attributable to ajJuetiia- tlon in grain "options" or "futures on the Winnipeg market by persons not interested in fanning or milling ami trades, being merely aclu- "by desire to profit by the in- of prices brought about by the I HO inttLiY 11 BEFBR1BESI Are Developing Offensive. In Northern Passes ot Rumania. t Xov the regular1, Montreal. Nov. British brolijr oi iiaiuux. Ihe Ottawa correspondcnl of Lieiitcnanl-Governor of, i the Gazetle telegraphs, lias answered Kcoija jn plnce of iho late lion. Papers Have anarp one camp would be on strike other was at work, and no concartecl taken throughout the dis- Miners' Election Soon H becomes more and more evident, as 'the days pass, that the mass ot tl.e members of the union urc not pre- pared to accept the ruliags of the dis. trict executive officers. Were tlicj ,-arges Ing thai Canadian nickel ims been go- ing lo Germany. According to the Qn-j zone's correspondent, tiic following cablegram was received Wednesday by tba prime minister from the Bri- tish government through the governor general: "The following for your prime istor: It is a fact that His Majesty's] crease 01 prices isiei n. -t war conditions and having no lpglti-1 K0vernmc-nt have approved ironi 1110, mate'business interest in buying or' flr3t of tlioVarrangements made by inalt, lluotlfs tn1 tn Lrict executive officers, were liiej mate business interest: 111 nrat 01 u In perfect miner would ot grain. U was decided to; your Rover bi. back In his place today. As it is, tlle attention of the govern-, sta unless it is vocfiliitirin. to this kind ot Hiri. M; oe i" the men will do nothing unless It Is satisfactory to the whole, body. The minors' annual election takes place on Dec 12th, and it appears as If Inter- nal politics will play at cross pur- noses until the now officers are elect- ed, so that negotiations toward a set- tiemeut conducted lir the meantime will be riewerl most suspiciously by the men. Meantime the movement of coal from the district has fallen off to nothing. The C. P..R. is moving only a very few cars against an aver- age ot 150 a day prior to HID strike. The company is well prepared for a. strike, having large stores of coal piled up at.Dunnioro and other points along the line. These reserves are already being drawn on. Denies There. is Dissentlon a long distance conversation, Secretary Carter of the United Mine at Ferule this afternoon, emphatically denied Ihe talk of dis- sention among the ollidals of the union He stated his belief that all camps would ho back at work lomor- row with the possible exception of a couple, where the best interests of the men were not-paramount with the local officials. As soon as the camps are back at work, the Dominion cab llrOCt tlle alAGillluu Ul nm 1. 1IHITII L.HUI.V..3 ncnt'bv resolution, to this kind His. Majesty's government that il sneci.l-.tloi. which is apparently not. lvuuuj be impossible and indeed, mam- covered by'order-in-council passed injurious to the conduct of the No-ember 10th, and to point out that! ,Var, to prohibit the export of Canadian rlie'interests of the consuming public I llickel matte and they have concurred Lethbndge ,._ mttnnK round in nip mniiiuii ot r-UMci'TiSiOn 11OW be- IT inet an order-in-conncil au- jrnment for refined nickel to tes plants. It is recognized I Criticism of Administration Halfour Removed MING I mm OF ji; A TORON Trades Council Says 11 Is More Than Demanded ted that tl.o done to get action in the matter bo popular, hut I Some of the delegates expressed would ho served -were moans whereby this trading canlil be elim- ...._ ]nnted or curtailed. in the mcinpii ins adopted, which seems to them to] be the best practical method. "The Mertons have eliminated en- emv holdings in the company with the Man Buried For Three Ditys, Dug Out and Now Back on Duty Some days ago it was reported x- -in rrnlinviiion At lhc regular meeting of the "l-o-'cx's Trades and Labor Council last night pressed in the London morning pa-j the increase in the price of coal came pcrs at the naval changes, ror somc hanl knucks. but nothing not without certain qualifications. It is universally admitted that Iho new apnoinlnients will be popular, nutj.iunn.- there is disposition rather to hone, themselves rather forcibly however, than tp he confident that the arrange- j lo favol. askjng for an in- niont will work well. vestigation under the new order-in council providing machinery for muni cipai investigation of increased prices of commodities. It was claimed by the w-rathv dele gnoi- Wj10 brought the waiter before ant enthusiasm. The changes cannot meeti an increase-of ....nv'kiy lie tested' except by result.l ___ not doubt that tho decision, 'which perhaps is more serious than am- taken in the war, has been as The Times, for instance. avowing the intention to suggest that the appointments, because popular, are not. necessarily sound, says: "Comment must necessarily be -ti-aincrt if it Is not to be mere ignor- Monthly Figures Show Over1 Four Millions, Highest Total In City's History Lethbridge's bank clearings for His month ending today set a high record in the history of the city. The clear- ings for the month were as against for the correspond- (Signed) "BONAR LAW." The -Mortons alluded to is the firm, nf Hpnrv Alerton and Son, London, to; cape. whMl company recently reference was It appears that on the date ques- wliiui comi, t w t.on Gunner midhacii .-MS going up to Jimmy Haynes. and it is Quite evident that andbach had a miraculous es- made in public utterances by Howcll, M.L.A., ami Hartley JI.L.A. dollar per ton In the cost of coal excessive. Allowing S2.00 per ton as for mining the product, a 25 any taken m me wu, mnt. increase in wages wouli anxiously considered by authors to cents ya ton To TOec it will be widely discussed. m ownor5 are taoking m "It rccinins to be seen vhethei Ad-i increasing their pro rnn g, 1 t London. Xov. 30. The ranlil ad- vance of the Germans in R'linania. wlth the capture of Petecbti and the approach to Kulilgurena from GiiirfvM, is regarded hero as? constituting :i ?.fr. ious .situation, judging from comir-.en', in Ihe morning papers, it is remarked that if Hie invadors reach they will he only 17 miles iron: tv.n.1.- arcst, and only IL> miles from the r.-.l- er forts of the capital. Tiie mi'iuuy correspondent of the Timos. however, sees cause for hope. The cornjiiiioiivl- it attaches importance t-.i the 'In-5- slan attack on the northern passes, which, lie thinks, probably surprised Iho Germans. The success of the Rus- sian counter offensive on this front is largely dependent, he says, upon the efforts of tho Rumanians further south and it is lo he assumed that Russians were satisfied in this esnect before launching their at- acks. Continue Offensive Berlin, via Sayville, Nov. 1C northern Rumanian frontier the' ussians are continuing their new of- ensive movement. The war office imounccs that, they obtained no ortant results yesterday, although aining all advantage at heavy cosl. On the western Rumanian front troops lefending the lino before .Bucharest vcre driven back further. Anstro-Ger- man forces have captured the Ru- manian city of Cammilung, opening he road through Torzburg Pass. More .ban Rumanians were Town Captured Petrograd, via Ldndon, Nov. The Rumanian town of Tzomann. Jfi miles south ot Bucharest, has been captured by Teutonic forces, tlie war olfice announces. mlr'aVjeTl'ico'e possesses the driving, j- power, rntlllesBHess, ability to impress ,nean his colleagues and deal ubion, wti.cii mnm lhan ,5 oer c is so sorely needed in the war com- mittee." Much of the comment centres on the past administration of the. ad- miralty of which some sharp criticism nces by K. W. tion.Gunner aiidbacl. was going up 10 ot wllich some sharp criticism iartley Dewart, i the gun.s with the ammunition col- "confined to papers of one politi- umn. A German shell came along and view Crjtjcjsnl js not, however, blew five horses of the column to 'ou j Balfour, first lord of PRINCE pieces. When lhc smoke cleared except in two instances, an in cen( profits which is excessive. It Is pro bable the matter will be aired by labo men on Iho plattorjn during the muni cipal campaign. P. Venice via Paris, Nov. wan away, the party commenced looking -..__ frti- hut wore uiijiuie p'rinco F.tlwafd of! about for andbach, but were calling niniseii J Bourbon, pretender to the throne of! to find ami concluded tliat lie agans ing month of las'i year. This is an i years' HouiI'on, yreteiHicr LU unum- u- LU Mbinia has been condemned to three Had met the same tate as the unior- horses thorizing an Investigation into ditions affecting the cost of living in I be district. All local unions have been notified, and meetings are being 'imprisonment' for'defraudingj tunate horses. The remaining horses -bitched to tile loads and the column moved on. Three days later been notified, and meetings are eing held todav to determine when theme mouth did the clearings fall lie- order shall be put into effect. Mr. I low the million dollar mark, and t has i nl 515000 under. insr month of las'! year. Tins is an; years' imprisonment iu, of fl percent. Lethbridge's I hotels in the war zone. He is said to were -bitched to llie loads and the tliis are higher than bo sas collector of -Milan, named! on. Ihree da5S later were those of -Moose Jaw and other i carl Lorite. lar-er western cities four or five months ago. Only one week during nruer Mitnu no i ullv; Carter states that the government has i tlien they were only ullder. This week the figures are as against SSlO.Siili avvear ago. an crease of S-lOl'.OOO or (Hi per cent. There have been, during tlie past month two heavy mine payrolls. The conceded the alternative request of the miners to the letter. (Kpeclnl to tin- Miners Are Confident Fernio' Nov. Carter disclosed. Mr Carter-late this afternoon stat- ed that nothing further bad transpired to change tlie situation at Of..... 'llembers cf the district board I CONTINUED ox PAGE 3) focused on A. I. Balfour, first lord of the admiralty, except in two instances, the Daily News and the Daily Mail, which have called for his removal. The Daily News finds his retention ot the post'of first lord disquieting while the Mail makes addition to its many re-1 rent attacks. U has nothing to say about Admiral Montreal, Nov. possible formation of the fifth Canadian di- vision, with General Lessard at its head, is a development which is in prospect in the Canadian military sit- uation, according to an Ottawa corre- spondent of the. Gazette. There is no definite announcement from the militia, department, he Bays, but it has been learned that the plan Is under con- sideration, and the name of General Lessard was mentioned by a high .au- thority as the probable head. Jellicoe and Sir David Beatty except: round Gunner Salnlbach buried in the WEALTHY CATTLEMAN KILLED Amarillo, A. Wiseman, millionaire cattleman and banker and a no ca change the situation at Ottawa., ot tlle town of Vega, Texas, ilistantly today when his automobile hit a rut and overturned. have more excitement here in goii _ up to the guns once than you have in Lethbridse in 20 was Bomb. Haynes' 'comment on the episode. Candidates! Don't Put Off Subscription Getting Until The Very Last Moment 'Steady Plugging is Bound to Bring More, Results Than a Frantic Spuri Every Onee in a While. Don't Let a Day Go By Without Securing Seme Votes. This Week is the Last Week for the Extra Club Vote Ballots. Every Day Should See You Securing Your Share of the Extra Votes. your share of the, subscriptions secured this week, a bonus ballot good for 75.000 extra votes will be given; the regular votes are given also; also the 3000 extra for iicw subscriptions amounting to ?4.00 Paris. Nov. official account, of last night's operations on Ihe front! in France follows: "There were no im-j developments during the night with the exception of artillery fight- ing, which was fairly spirited south of the Somme in tlie region of Ablain- cottrt, and Pressoire. and patrol en- counters the vicinity of Butte de Mesnil." British Attack Berlin, Nov. aitack was made hy the entente troops Wednes- day ill 'Belgium, near Ypreb, It is an- nounced cfliclnlly. The assault, was carried out on a front of two miles, and was repulsed by the Germans. I Guns Active London, Nov. maciiiue in and ritle fire was active last night in tho neighborhood of Guendecourt the Somme front, says today's offi- cial statement. Otherwise there is nothing to report. extra 11.1 club votes, or are you letting offer slip by unheeded? Von will probably have cause for regret if you do not make every remaining minute nf the offer count, for il will take or more. Ereaereffo to secure votes after this An active campaign for votes and extra la over. Why not make subscriptions this week will he much extra oni.i is o I to you really in London, Nov. cas- ualties in the month of Novem- ber, as reported from all were Of the total of the casualties were among the of- ficers, and 72.299 men. There was a marked falling off in November losses, as compared with recent months, probably' ow- inp to the slowing down of the Somme campaign, on account of inclement westher, average daily loss in October was compared with in November. The November casualties brinn up the total of British casualties in all theatres of war reported in five months since the beginning of the Somme offensive to HAl'S IllilY Helena, Monti, Nov. Pr'phibi- tioii carried In Montana by a majority of votes, it was officially an- nounced today. The vote for prohibi (ion was against The boxing bill lost by more thai votes. of national service, the first to take" place probably on Wednesday next at 'Montreal. The prime minister will be accom- panied by R. B. Bennett, director-gen- eral of national service, and Hon. Messrs. Blondin, Casgrain and Pate- mude. Two Syrian refugees, who ar- rived here early today, on the train from Sauz, reported Villa in possession of Chihuahua City when they left there at 4.30 o'clock Monday morning. Allies Are Blamed For Continuing Bitter Fight Berlin Nov 30.-In an address to.niversary, and'his desk was aecoiat- UK.I11U1 _., inmnMts the Reichstag Wednesday, In intro- ducing tlie man power bill. Chancellor Von "nothmaim-HoIlweg, again an- nounced Germany was ready to end the war by peace- guaranteeing the existence and the future of the ed will'.' chrysanthemums. "The war continues witil its de- structive tho chancellor said, as our enemies desiro it. Tiiey celebrated the past summer a nefiod of victory. But did the} IMICIIIJ I been discussed will, interested trades, niul in the Reichstag main committee, and was In hnrmony with the patriotic Winnipeg, Nov. coming spirit shown by the whole nation tJAllil UIIK1 I-T win......- special effort and sec how many of U SSS clubs you call get before 'J o'clock Saturday night. You will he surprised lo see how rapidly your vote totals will increase: Only Two More Days .lust Friday and Saturday remain nfler todfty in which to secure extra club vote ballots of any kind. On and every club of worth of Ucrliu London, hibllion of the use of electric signs and earnest in VourTffortsTo "prize, other formsof Do not figure that you have sufficient the restriction of lighting fin show vote" to win tho prize of your choice, windows and the interior of shops, tho LU Lin- rtr l-nilwilv Hull voes o Overconiidence has lost many a bat- tle. No one ill the list can afford to have I hat spirit. II will he fnr better to'iiavc loo many -votes when 'the judges count tho votes than not en- ough. limitalion of street railway and jj-p.nio, :in early closing ordi- nance for business establishments! arc in prospect as parts ot the campaign to rc.luce the consumption of fuel and employment of labor. MARKETS Spot Local track wheat December wheat May wheat Local track oats December oats December flax 187% WEATHER HlflH.................. Low Forecast: Fair and mild. 42 25 i leaders of llie agricultural associa tions in Ontario Slid tiio three prajrie provinces are in the, city. It is taken as absolutely ccrlain that tomorrow will decide the new name of tho United Grain Growers. Limited. President T. A. Crerar oi the t.l'ain Growers' Grain company submitted resolution to the 600 odd sharchold icp and tlle tiitnre 01 me tiiat are idle assist the obtain what they wanted? enenw "The bill e continued, had "Our lines are unbroksn, and Ru- enemi. ll.cuiii.m. through wllich a great change r.f events was expected, is now aton- ing for what she did. God has helped us up to the present. He will help us further. "The almost, super-human heroism of our troops cannot be .expressed in words of thanks, and our conscience is clear. We. first only were ready to end the war by a peace guaranteeing our existence and our futuie This since tlie beginning of the war. week-end promises to be one of great I "On behalf of the confederato gov- ernments." the. chancellor continues, importance lo the agricultural ii.t-i wmcn ests of Western Canada, and already and guide us toward victory and peace." War Minister Lieut.-Cleneral Von gives us a moral right to such confi- dence. conflict. the! "But gentlemen, this 'right -Might i troops at the front imposed upon ev- not to make us forget our duty. Our i ___ nnnintac? A n nnt imt ilosirp npntlfi. cry German at home the necessity of providing reanisite inatetials. In presenting the bill providing for compulsory service of civilians for ullon to tlie uuu Dan siia.-u.ium-1 war purposes, the cl.ancollor spoke in rs of llie company today, calling for I regard to the military situation and niaigamation and "the discussion was I the purposes-of tho moasure It no enemies do not yet desire peace. They have superior numbers at their Com- mand and almost the whole world do- livers war material to The chancellor urged the necessity of doing everything .In -Germany's power, in order toi manufacture iio; nnlipiimit'on and the discussion was I the purposes oi me measure iv SElcd ovy imtll tomorrow morning, the chancellor's sixtieth birthday, an- material. :4 ;