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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 5, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY. "Timi NEW ALLIED SUCCESS ON THE KOMMK. Big Success Recorded In New Drive By Grand Duke Nicholas Offer To Evacuate Bel eium and Pay Indemni ty, and Clear Out Of Serbia. NOT EXPECTED THE OFFER WILL BE ACCEPTED New York, Ocl. spccia cablegram lo the Tribune fron London says: "Herman agents, ae ti nfi Ihrougb Kina Albert of the Bel- suggested recently defi- nite terms to the-allies regarding Belgium, Serbia and Lorraine. This is learned from excellent authority; "The proposal included the of Germans from the payment of un in- demnity for the destruction due to military occupation, the re- the from 'Serbia without an ii.dem- nity, ami the return of Lorraine France. "Although the offer can hard- ly he considered a formal one, i is of an official character am more definite than previous pvertures. "King Albert has been ap preached several times by Get' man agents. Last spring tin most ambitious of these effort was made, but the King of Bel gium spumed Ihcse offers re peatedly. It is likely that noth come of'this latest ol fer." MAJOR A. f. MANTLE Saskatchewan Deputy Minister Agriculture, hilled in action. Charged With Paying Money to Nelson Bros, for Wheat Never Delivered to the Elevator- Nelsons Also Arrested (Social to Raymond, October S.-Oharged with ssulilg cheques in.payment for an-1 iroxlmately 7000 bushels of gram that] n-ere .never delivered to the. elevator ol Co. at Welling, A. Voorhees, agent for tlie company, now under arrest here and -n.jai waiting trial. Eugene Nelson and ttoyf Nelson, brothers, of Veiling, are also under'arrest, it being alleged that these1''two rec'eived the bull; of aid over by Voorhees. rnoyu -neisBn- was apprehended in the llnited States and brought Jack. tis brother was taken into custody at Welling by Corp. Smith of jrath. It is understood that the ai.-_-- thefls have been going on since last Uay They commenced with small sums at first, and then it is after Ihe Nelsons got Voorhees into their power, they held him for largei Peiriusrml. via London, Ot-.l. resinning their of- fensive in TurUisli Arinema wesl if Trebizoml Hit- Russians, with I hi: co-operation of Ihe Heel, have inflicted a severe del'eal upon Ihe Turks, movinjl. ward along a wide front, the war ollice announced today. A forlilied position hi the river Kara region has been captured .and great losses in- llicled upon Ihe Turks. Success Also in Galicia Pelrograd. via London. (Jet. __Progress Tor the Russians in their attacks on Austro-Ucniian forces from Volhynia. soulh lo the Dniester in C.alida, is report- ed by Ihe war ollice today. Hos-. _ tile positions ill various points have been caplured, the nieul declares. Col. MacRae To Act For Militia Department Overseas London. Ocl. n.-The following appointments are oiii- eiallv conlirmed: Col. A. D. MacKae. to be acting overseas services. CONTRACTOR GAVE ,15000 TO CONS. FUND Commissioners Will Present-'Ar- j gnments on Filtration Plants. I to Advisory Committee Tomorrow "veiling the contract for plant will he awarded me mi i sums. Over is tees is well known in he has been resident for some time unless, 01 committee" He came from Saskatchewan, and 'r bcfng mned ln to hear the al; married. nnt Winnipeg. a M of the nead- staff at Camp gave evident: today before the Gait commission investing the construction of the Asncultural college, that he received In-three'equal parts from W H. Carter, contractor, for the Con- servative in and November, 1913, and March 1914. Dr. Simpson swoi-e that he received contributions fromi "o other contractors on the agncul- tural college and he was positive that'Hon. Robert Rogers had no knowledge: of. Mr. Carter's contri- sa'i'd, were vol. untary on the contractor's part. Dr. Simpson said, he had the money he received from Mr. Carter in his safely box along with other funds in his custody. He said he had no idea of the amount of thu fund, but he thought it was under He' was not required to give the names of. those who had contributed.. .Col. Simpson was treasurer of the Conservative or- ganUatlbn.'He a rec- ord of the contributions ARE. DEFIED Passage Of Troops And Munitions Across Danube The Losses Of The Enemy Have Been Enormous London. Ocl. S.--A clispalch from Buclmrest. by way of Heine- .is s-ivcs. out wireless today, denies llu- slalc-nienl ol dermal. Bulgarian wnr ollice tlml Austrian monitors deslrovcd the bridge across the Danube south ol Bucharest svhich'the Hiinumiiins passed to invade Bulgaria. I Us said the passage of Iroops. munitions and stores contmues. Ihe clis- pnlcli also savs the bailie in Dobru.lja is increusniK violence: and Bulgarians are L.SSL-S While Ihe foregoing inlerenlially coi.lnul.cls Uic o 1.c al German an.l .statements, which reported complete of the Rumanians who invaded Bulgaria, .t possible tha, 7 dispatch was sent from liueharesi before the Bulgarians egan their attack on the invaders, whose defeat was iirst uu- ouneed by the Herman war ollice, on October Jrd. BULGARS ATTACK Solia via London. Oct. troops from the fortress Rus.cbuk and the Aurlukni attacked and defenle, a Rumamur, orce of some 18 battalions, which recently crossed the Danube ,Uo B Igarian terrilorv near Bahovo, the war ollice. announced olhv On the battle line in Dobrudja attempts by the Buss.ans ,nd Humanians to advance have been repulsed. BULGARS CLAIM SUCCESS Sofia via London, Ocl 3-Bulijaiian Hoops have been suc- cessful in haling attempted ol the entente forces n several sectors o. the Macedonian Hon., the .a, ollice announced ALLIES MAKE ADVANCE Pws- o -Allied Hoops on end of the doni o. t on.muc to plow back the Bulgauan io.ccs beloie Mon- L> r The wa, nthcc hxhn announced that I m the, ground had been and that Olhe, But, 12 miles south ol Monasiu, had been ENTIRE TOWN ish forces Wednesd.n moimnr. cap GallantWork By Western Cavalry "cavalry recenth Had a .mall chauce to -distinguish themselves They aid so well that they are being specially Secomn' ended by General Byng. They made a reconnaissance and gamed val art the "Citizens' Advisory Commiuec which is being called in to hear the ar- T> XTtTI Kailwaymen Want Bigger Wages Teachers Had Hard Time Find Should Be Faced to m "able information slight. Their losses are thank the good people of Leth- for their welcome to tbe city ec .a last night' In. search of sleeping accom. -nade thta morning by Preaiden't' -.Stevenson of the teachers convention, serves to bring home to the citizens the fact, that hotel accom. mddation in Lethbridge at present Is entirely inadequate to meet the de- mand. Many of -the teachers arrived on the late l.-ains.last night. .AH the hotels wero full up. Some of them went to the Y.M.C.A. looking for a bed but there "was no one there, to look after them. The situation was most it is a duty citizens of Lethbriclge should see, said Mrs. n D.-lnman, wife of Et-Senator R. D Ii man of Portland, Ore, to the Herald vesterdav In- speaking ot the some Sten "We will admit that the pros- perous-BltuatlODMiE. suddenly develop. ed, but 1. am sure .that It needs only to be oointed citizens will make an effort, to look "after the peo- ple who visit LetllbrldEe Mrs Inmaii mentlonod1 the matter because she and her husband were un- able to find a bed 01 their Tuesday night and were forced to sit in a hotel parlor all nkht. She states that Portland has had the sanw ex- nerienoe, and the Red Cross socletly Co took (t Thoj secured cots permission to place them :.n hotel corridors and other places and the money therelrom went to the society. The wlan worked successfully, aira die thinks it might bo tried here. At any rale there is no doubt that onon there nas intermittent shelling last mfetlng is called for eight o'clock It is understood that each of the commissioners will put before the meetiii" liis reasons as to why tne contract should be awarded to the par- ticular comuany whose plans he raz- ors The committee will then decide whose arguments are "best, and will recommend the awarding of the cou- trict-to the company indicated. It then he for Uic commissioners to pass a resolution awarding the luckj company the contract Mayor Hardie was 'peeved' at the Now Winnipeg, Oct 5 After having HardTe'was 'peeved' at the 'here for nearly one Herald this morning for its editorial t, ot the order of oMasT evening charging the commis- Tack ot decision to The that Canadian Railway Trainmen has Conductors and come to a close, the bust- orsst.cks to hibdief that gemsltwos the bns. was followed in caM- s h important nature as ing in the citizens committee as an visors. If the committee: decide visers n a-inst him, lie will bo satisfied, he declucs hut if the matter were de- cided b, the co.ui.cil and h'- feated ne would not. be satisfied. Then ne wou no. tl c talk of graft will be heard nje ratepayers are asking wlu if the plans are both good and either plajit would give satis action the commissioners, do not decide the he SS Was UL command the steady attendance of 50 all parts of the Do- minion, but the latter two'weeks have been devoted to cleaning up mmoi and outstanding business. Very great secrecy has been observed the business tiansacted by the rail "aynien but it is known that their main objective in meeting here was for e official announce "Noith of Schwaben redoubt our artillery ca -aed many cawalties among the enemy s Infantn The ene my attemnted unsuccessfully to enter our trenches of St hloi French Success Pans Oct On the Sommo front last nlkht the I rencK made further progress in the region of Morval the war office announced today They captured nine 1% mth inir for Trades Council Strongly Dis- approves Action in Calling in Citizens in Filtration Matter The trades and labor council does not approve of the. city .commissioners relieving themselves of responsibility by calling in a committee of-cltizens lo award the contract for the filtra- tion i.lant. At the regular meeting of the trades council held last evening, the following resolution.was passed: "Resolved, that considering the com- missioners are the paid officials of the city elected hy the citizens and the only men the elec tors, the Lethbridge Trades and Labor u, e adds, and the Bulganans are reported to IUM, sutteiecl nemj RUSSIANS ALSO AID PctroBrad tia London, Oct cannon haxe been cap- the Rumanians. ONTARIO TRAGEDIES London Onl Oct Bran don, 25 jears old was drowned last night in the Thames rlvei neal the city when no-fell out ot a boat from which he was fishing Killed By Train Chatham Out Oct 5 Richard Steinoff 40 years old a Camden town ship farmer was Instantly killed last night when he drove his team on to "he c P U Kent bridge In front of o freight tran question for themselves even if thei have to flip a coin. Tbe latter course critics of the commissioners' action declare would serve the same purpose the advisory committee, prouded SB Stopping -ere done publicly and the com weren't loaded to fall one whole question of the filtration lontiact is the one subject of coiner sation on' the streets today and nulch interest is manifested in tomo.iow night's meeting._______' CHARGED WITH MURDER Petuboro. Ont., Oct. and Alice Douglas, of Westwood. sisters have been committed for trial on a charge of murdering a child born to the former, July 4. to draft Up a- new raiieuuic, increased pay and better conditions tion This schedule will shortly be submit- ted to the railways for action. ors, Co.uncll hereto disapprove of the ac SIL SPECULATE AS prosperity has overtaken I mhbrldge with such a rush lint the present ho tel accommodation is far from sufl'ci enl to meet the demands of the peo- ple are flocking here dailj BANK CLEARINGS The barik clearings in-Lelr bridge for Ihe week ending to day tolal as against 392 for the same week ot list year.: returns for last year's big crop begin to ho in evidence. .The increase shown is about 34.per cent The figures'for the. same week of 1014 were ZEPPELIN AFLOAT Esbjerg Denmark, Oct. 4, London KILLED IN ACTION B. Farrell of Bow Wan.) bas his name among the 'killedm act-on GREEK GOVERNMENT i NEEDS MONEY t London. Oct 5 -AcicoldtaB to a wireless dispatch from Rome'totei the Greek govern I ri-ent has suspended because of the shortage of .mon- TO FATE OF THE _ Teachers Convene; Discuss Many Important Topics Over E.HUJC16 Oct arrived here today reported tlr Mondav thov sighted a partly i eod inspectorates are e sub- the annuai conyen- Centra sc Mondav thev sighted a partly su- ,om merged Zeppelin 35 miles northwest Mon vutu. T, gtoll ta wen gttend- of the Island of Sylt in the North Sea. atteijoon of thq ui _ i p Severn! German destroyers and two e large vessels were attempting to keep Ifro fishermen fnspectorates being present. will large vessels were attempting to keep Ifromuotn 11 ]ieit he Zeppelin afloat, the fishermen atat-i all school, MA_ Qf pfn. !Ihe, creek piesldlng over the ses- Spot wheat i October T October oaw MARKETS T the thta October flax WEATHER High Low .Forecast: Fair and warmer. teaUiers lo the city and hoped 32 tav'wouW enjoy themseUes while 211 here As for the teaching profess on I itself, he declared It was one of the itne one ui mv atons. "H- is up to vou men and wo connected with the profession thev ferrilig wai Hie said he 'believed that much of the spirit of independence sportsmanship and Some Believe She Has Reached U. Warfare To 'Be Resumed p London Oct -Naval authorities here are manifesting great interest m the fate of the German submarine Bre- men, which some time ago was re- poited to have sailed for the V b, and which tney sa) is now great overdue In discussing the possible ?ate of the submarine liner the nava, al authorities ask if It is likely that she put into some obscure S port It ii known here that the Bremen was leported here while on her way w tne US, but the Ifst jenoit of her ed her to be t considerable distance from the United States coast in naxal circles it is felt ,ha? the German has again assumed serious tions 1111 In these circles the opi lions In tese cir u "messed that Germanv has after HieVar as well as the present condi- iey, in her of tin- feeling ons vie tonnage, a lonnage, aim that Great Britain soon _will be com- pelled pubhch to announce ton policyjan one of the peace treaty, unless Germany de from sinking merchant tonnsge burte'n of responsibility of Ing in the minds of 'he voung the love of country and the love o freedom which makes a great nation Tne school, he said, is the foundation ot democracy. The world a long on the road to found 'guilty In the of mahslanihUf, to _ fellow workman, W D wllh a'shotiim The that Vio was first atutked a ;