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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 4, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta Russians Report Ground Gained In New Drive, But Vienna Denies It. GRADUALLY CLOSE IN ON LEMBERG i Oct. llirec j days of inccssiuit iiml furious fighting tlic Russians arc report- ed lo have won considerably ad- vantage in their new drive on Lcmberg from Ihc south, and lo threatening Hie iniporlant railroad town_ of Brzczuny, miles southeast of Lemberg. Renter's Pelrograd uorrespon- dent says the Russians under cover of artillery fire, foTccd (heir way across the Zlola Lipa riveiv south of driv- ing the Austro-Gerinan forces from the heights. _ Russian ar- tillery then advanced and began the bombardment of the camps, Military establishments and sub- iirbs of the town. Sajfs Russians Repulsed yienna; via.London, Get: Terrific fighting on the Russian for the fortnight and for the month. Maiittme Prov TORONTO IN IT, TOO Ottawa Oct Finei and leaves Thursdiv for Eng and where he will investigate thr army pas office It is probab'e tha Mr Fraser will fu d it advisable ti establish a branch of his office in London in ordei that elosei supervi sion ot militan accounts imv be ercised. While there is no complain n regard-to the majority of regiments others have displiied business perience and a better 55 stem nrobabl will have to be devised 'WO HUNDRED PRISONERS TAKEN ete Washington, Starting t'o U. S., Found to Be Loaded With Pepper for Guards Pete Washington, the. coon vvll aused Jmmigration Officer- Chittic nd the two Btzikom farmers, Slesse nd; Dock, so many heartburnings entlv', is all he says he is, a bold ba man from Texas and othi hings too numerous to mention.. Tt jfflcers learned it yesteidav when the rustratr-d Washington s plan foi other sensational escape by the pe per" route. The last time he, div- hrou'h the lavator window of moving tram He intended to pull o a hotter getaway this time Having finished up with the coo 11 Alberta, arrangements weie made with the American authorities to de- liver him over at Coutts yesterday morning. Accoidingly Mr McKeowu, immigration officer here, and Mr. Llnt- tick from whom the original escape was made took Malse Washington in tow and loaded him aboard the Qoutts tram Pete was safelv handcufted, and one officer sat hoside him while the other sat behind him, both heeled to the guaid with shooting irons in case theii man displajed anr active long ,ngs for freedom Pete kept telling them all the way to Coutts what a bad man he was, so the offirer to whom he was to be delivered foi safe keeping in Uncle Sam's domain, de cided it would be a good plan to search him before proceeding on the perilous journej The result of the search was that I Peter was found to be m possession oE 'five paper bags of PePBei, safely towed away about his clothes It his evident intention to get a hk'nre somevvheie on journey back to the pen at Walla Walla, to get his hands free and Bx his guard London, Oct. war of- ice announced today that the own of Eaticourt L'Abbaye. on lie Soiinnc front, for the posses- ion of which heavy fighting; has lecn in progress for several lays, is now entirely in the lands of the British. The an- lomicemcnt says: "Eauoourt yAbbaye, has been cleared of he enemy ami is entirely in our nmds. During the night there was considerable shelling on our front, south of the Ancre. Other- wise there was no change. Heavy rain luis fallen since thu morning." French Success Paris, Oct. strongly toilified line ol German defen- ces between Mouval-and Pieire Vaasl wood, on the Soiu- me lionl, has been uiptmed bv the French, the war ollicc an- nounced this moming Two hun- dred prisoners lakciV. Ottawa, Ont., Oct. Thomas Tait, director of- service, who will have charge of the new plan to secure information in regard to the supply of men available for recruit- ng purposes, has called together a meeting of his associate directors for Tuesday next. October 10, at the capi- tal The associate directors, of which there is one for each military district, will formulate their .plans and com plete the central organization as preliminary to commencing the work of "UMiering information asked lor bj the government. The list of associate directors, with the exception of the Montreal Oct Lival stud ents were arrested today after they lad thrown stones at a squad of po icemen called out to quell the disturb ance the students were making There were about 200 students, anil while a portion of them vveie at mass at St James Cathedfal a number of the more boisterous element paid a visit to the recruiting tent ot the Pioneers Battalion on Phillips Square The% tore down the tent and recruiting post ers and then returning to the cathedra gathered stones ind when the police reserves were lushed to the "i-ene they stoned ant1 fought them Severa policemen were injured! and a mini her of students also carried awaj marks ol the conflict couise ot a running fight the students made their waj to St Catherine street where thej pulled trolley poles from cais and made themselves gen erally obnoxious The incident has that he be too busy getting Pete's getawaj But the little plot, nealfc "frustrated, and Peter threatened dire things to his guards, both Canadian and American Where the coon got the peppe, is a mssters, but it is believed he must raided the supplv at the Mounted Police barracks at some time during his stay there That Pete was a pep pery cuss is no mistake Enlisted With 13th O..M. Leaves Wife an'd Four Children Here Lance-Corp Harold To.ige of T.eth- bridge has been killed m action Mis. Tonge leceived the sad news from the record office today. Lance Corp Tonge enlisted w itn tha 13th O H here in the winter ot 1914 15 Prioi to enlisting he was em- ployed at the Palace Liverv While iccepted 'the first offer to get away to the front quickly, and joined a. draft Some time ago lie was slightly wounded but had evidently returned to the trenches The manner in which he met death is, not.known as jet Mrs Tonge and four small children are left to mourn the loss of a good nils, band and father They are now living at 632 9th Street South BRITISH CASUALTIES London, Oct S Blitisll casualties consist of 116 officers of whom 22 are dead, and men, of 451 are dead Regiments suffering VVelsh liers Som-rset Light infantn, Kings Royil Rifles, Rifle Brigade, Che- shires South Lancashires, Warwick shires Gloucestershli ei, jud Shropshire Light Tnfantri. inces 228 for the two weeks and a to tal of 486 for the month London IS for the fortnight and 554 for the month. The following figures show the to- tal quota of recruits supplied by the various divisions and districts since Toronto, British Columbia.' Al- one representing British Columbia, has a in been announced. It Is now announced f h nttnck tlle that H. F..Green, M. P. for Kootenay The ,ere later will have charge of the work in the and vjll in ;ill have charge coast province. the beginning of the war: Winnipeg, Kingston, be'rla 'a8U7- Maritime Provinces, London, Canadian casualties recorded (luring September neru dou- MARKETS Spot Wheat October' Wheat October "Oati...... October Flax 167% WEATHER High Low liberated on oail and will appear in court Thursday to inswer charges of "disturbing the peace and tlam igfflg piopertv flEGINA TO VOTE ON IT Hegina, Oct n meeting of the lounul -i bviavv was ac cepted and will shortly be submitted to the voteis to determine whethei Tegina si.all next jear have fast tune In today's casualty list appears the name of William Martin, of who has died ot wounds received some time ago. r ________ the shall be continued the which lies X o( Tscben I'drogiad, via London, Oct 4 Rus sian troops are continuing their of- fensive against the forces ot the Cen- tral powers and their allies, in the Rumanian provtice of Dobrudja, tays todas's Russian official statement Russian gunboats on the River Dan iibe have bombarded the left Hank ot CAPT CLINKSKILL OF SASKATOON KILLED Saskatoon, Oft Tom Clinkskill. son ot ex- mayor James Clinkskill, killed in ?6, according to a telegiam re- v ceived by his lather this mom- ing i The deceased earns, Saskatoon in an v Being aiPoarty, 'ana'well knowli througboHt all Saskatchewan _ ;