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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 6, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME IX.' ttE; "ALBEKTA .FRIDAY. OCTOBKU C. 191C NUMliKB RlSSiANSMAKE VIOLENT MAKE GAIN MEN WHO MAY BE IN THE CANADIAN WAR CABINET Bombardment on Eastern Front Most Terrific-- Progress with Ru- manians Made IMil-P Corporal Hugh Rubinson, of 31st, Makes Supreme Sacri- fice on Battlefield A rahiiiol. wllhin the cabinet, to administer all business of the war, Is unofficially reported as the govern-i ni'wn mcnt's solution of the problem con- DEAD SOLDIER WA6 fronting it on the return of Sir Sam Hughes- HONAMflGHEM JH at- tacks on [he eastern front are more violent Hum any known i since the outset of iiio war, ne- cording to a Copenhagen dis- 1 patch to the Exchange Telegraph i-.ompany. The dispatch says thai near Karytrncka anil Zu- bilno, Russian infantry have at- tacked German lines for the last hours without cessation. The assault was on a front of 50 kilo- metres and the cannonade con- tinued all night. German officers, who partici- pated in the battle on the west- ern -fr.qiilr-.are: quoted as saying that tjie 'Russian bombardment Greeks Still Trying Tcr Decide London, Oct. to Athens dispatches, the settling of the latest crisis in Greece will be both long and laborious, but it will be ended with the selection of a business cabinet in compliance with the spirit of the note of the entente allies on June 21. ENGINEER ON C. P. R. Two Hills and Zengel, Are Reported As Being Wounded Twenty-Nine Cars Shipped This Stock Being- Brought In' (Special to the Herald) Cardstou! Oct. '28 cars of cattle were snipped -on" Monday even- is' !now nearly as violent as iug from this point; making a total of mi HIP Si-mime Russians some 626 n01111- Tne tayer ls ...at on tne.. Sprnme. mibbiaiu, is- shipping are usmgitiipusands ol cannon and in .a- ft w1 days fired shells on a. very ..small tiont _, .Says., Russians Fail Sofia; via Condon Oct 6 All efforts of the Russians and Rumanians to advance on the Dobrudja front have resulted in failure, according lo the otlicial statement bv the war office to- day. Drive on Lemberg ranch oiamctB Tmong those mak Ing sales to Mi Galbleath ere Smith Bros, company, John Walburger, Rod- erick McKehzie, Fred .Neville and John W. Webster View, and J. E. Caldwell. who handled, the stuff from the old Coclirane herds now owned oy'the IvTurujuu- i..o 'price is said to be around 575 for Pelrograd, via London? Oc I. 6 Russian troops have made headway on the Galician front in for Lemberg, according to today's otlicial an- nouncement, capturing Auslro- (icrmah positions in the district sout ah positions in the district h of Brzezany, southwest of the Galician 'Counter attacks are holding up the Rus- sian offensive along the line to Ihe north. COST OF JUMPING WWiir Illi' past two weeks the high-cost-oMiving has been doing a Zomielln glide ami (lie jeiul is not yet. Staplo articles of food are on the rise, some of them having made phenomena] gnniji. Hour has Jumped 30 cents a or CO cents per barrel in the fort- nil-lit On September ISlii a certain brand of flour could be purchased wholesale at Today it is per sack. This is due the pheno- menal price of wheat, which yesterday louche.! or spot wheat nt Kort William. Reports from the grain exchanges tell of 5-! ill Hie Sugar is climbing. although it is raucli cheaper than it was last win- The wholesale price has risen this week from to SS.70 per has made a sensational gain in price. Three weeks ago one merchant in the citv contracted for butter at 3" cents for October deliv- ery his suppiv for the next four months to be sold him at one cent per pound advanJe each month. This butter is now worth 40 cents whole- sal? and is hard to get at that figure. Cheese also has aviated A year aw first class cheese could be secured for JSVi cents per pound. Today it costs cents at wholesale. Something has happened the hens and CEES are high. No. 1 duality eggs are bringing per case. On Monday the bakers raised the price of bread by 20 per cent, owine to the upward trend of flour. The loaves are the same size as formerly btt 16 tickets make a dollar's worth now instead of 20 as fornievly. Transport Sunk, No Troops Aboard London, Oct. admiralty an- Corp. Hugh Robinson of I.ethbridgo, has made the supreme sacrifice. Offi- cial notice that he had been killed in than LeOibridge men and has of the crew were missing, seen some of the-hardest fighting in which the Canadians have been en- gaged. Some time ago he was wound- ed and had evidently returned to the firing line. It is understood he had no relatives here: He.was a locomo- tive engineer for tho C.P.R. prior to .enlisting and made his headquarters Mrs. (M. M. Hills received word this morning that her .husband. Pte. Root. IA Hills had been wounded. He has j 1 been admitted to N'o. Field Hospital j with a wound in his leg. Pte. Hills en-j listed on Aug. ,6th. 1815, with the olatj Battalion, and transferred after land Charwoman at Ott Block Badly Injured When Clothes Catch Fire another train load: "from .Browning soon. These were animals from the-herdft to the we t o dston comprising j In the rear room the Mountain and old Coclirane K{ aMond -toray Oj the ott Biuckj Iviien her skirt caught Sre from an about 1.30 this afternoon, Mrs. Lottie HOTS nisned tai s and out on the sidewalkj her clothing'one mass of Before aid readied her' and the blaze was' extinguished, the vic- tim of the accident was overcome and very badly burned about all parts of her body. Her arms, face and limbs worst. The ambulance lions of the first: division. Prior enlisting he was'-Sn' employee of the Ellison Milling: Co., Mrs. Hills lives at 620 JSth Stv S. Mrs. M. J. Zengel-.received word this morning that-her son: Pte R. L. had 'been wounded on Sept. 30Ul by a gunshot wound in the jaw. He is "now in the Royal George hos- pital in London, Eng. Pte. Zengel en- steers and for cows. The train called. Chief Hardy was in charge of Messrs. J. P. iml was nossible apd R. A. Pilling, while Alvin Beazer and two of Mr. Galbreatll's men ac- companied the shipment. It is un- derstood the cattle will go direct to the Chicago stock yards. While the wheat men seem in the ascendancy this fall, the cattle men are enjoying prosperity for the past two seasons. We prefer to see all the farmers run- ning bunches of cattle and horses. A trainload of cattle like those pur- chased by Mr. Galbreath_. will leave The big Jumble Sale for the ,Red Cross opened this after- noon in .the old.Standard Pur- niture building. Dominion block tomorrow. of-articles for this sale would be appre- about in this district. This week end will' see the, arrival of some six cars of. dairy cattle from Ontario and Quebec, imported by ;J: "V. Card and A. W. the farm- ers here. These are all sold before ar- rival and these gentlemen report they could sell a thousand head of Short- horn grades it the, young cattle could be found Thej ire not to be had In and will, continue More. contributions 4 elated. A handsome piano and sewing machine'are among the aiticles to be offered Dancing will he in progress in the ings, with good music and good floor This sale is in a worthy cause" and should be welLsupported by the public. t .j v the east In Manitoba Wm. Duce, of :Duce Bios is now seaiclung for the Dur ham stuff north of Winnipeg and he adeJ b- Joseph Larson who knows that locality very well I rendered what first aid was possible m the spot, but the victim's chances or recovery are small. Mrs. Davis had been employed since Wednesday as charwoman of the block. As she was sweeping in front ot the fire place in the back room ier skirt caught nre, and she made i rush for the open, running down- stairs In doing so she added the rush ot air that fanned the blaze, and when she reached the sidewalk her clothing and hair were all ablaze. A number of men from the restau- close byjrushed out.to her aid, ind threw their- coats over her, ex- liiigiiishms the flames. Her little daughter was in a front room at the time the accident hap- pened, and went into hysterics when she learned of her mother's accident. Mrs. Davis came from Pincher Creek about four months ago, after the death of her husband. n The farmers in this district are put g ting some of the wheat monej into n 1Oung cattle and this policj is ox fj-gnielv favorable for the prowth oi the dairj and stock industries of this part ot the province Tim is n wiser policy than buviug motor nrs> (CONTINUED ON PAGE'SEVEN) New Democracy Wil Rise After Orator "The facheis of this piovmce The speaker dealt with Ins subject the New Dov undei undei oil( Pte. Johnston, Local Man, Re- turns From Says Allies Have Upper Hand in England ta one'of the batta- John Redmond Believes Govt. Not So Insane As To Thus Invite Conflict Waterford, Ireland, Oct. a no- table address to his constituents here today, John Redmond, Irish National- ist leader In parliament, declared that Two months in the trenches and twice wounded during more than a year on active service is the record ot Pte. R. B. Johnston, a brother of J: and A. Johnston of North Lethbridge, who returned home on' Wednesday. Pte. Johnston left England about two weeks ago with 500 other disabled oldiers who were being returned, to Canada.- Pte. Johnston enlisted in with he 30th Battalion of Victoria, On arrival in England, the unil-waS- split ip, part going to reinforce.the 7th Battalion, and part to the ICtll Bat- alion, Canadian Scottish. ,Ete. ;John- aton was with the Canadians-Scottish; going over with a draft to reinforce listed two years ago, just after the the recent rebellion, "with all outbreak of the war, going from Vlr- its aftermath of brutality, deu, Mac., with one of the battalions and inflamed passions" of the first division. He has been rule for Ireland is safe if Ireland grenadier during all the fighting at the front. Pte. Zongel wus little known here, having visited Lethbridge for only a month. TO TAKE DUTY OFF FARM IMP'L'TS Vancouver, B. C., Oct. the meeting of the Vancouver Liberal association last njght, Jos- Martin, M.P., said he had been au- thorized by Sir Wilfrid Laurier to promise that, in event of the Lib- eral government being returned in the 'Federal election, the duty1 .would be taken off machinery for farming, mining, lumbering and fishing. sane. Mr. Redmond also declared that con- scription could never bo forced upon Ireland, adding: "I cannot bring my- self to believe that malign though the nflnences at work are, the govern- ment will 'be insane enough to chall- enge conflict with Ireland on this sub- ject. Conscription for Ireland, far 'rom helping the army and the war, would be the most fatal thins that could happen." The tsacncIS 01 inib plovmi.e IIIYG' mi, done nobh in thii wai Not onl} have j The War and the New Dav tics made larife patriotic cont ibu tani holdings world confict lions to the funds (but 100 world power and world better morn of mile teache, s hive en I ment 'In dealing with the .world con flict the major dwelt at-some lengll on the unpreparedness of-the allies af. contrasted with the preparedness of Germany. Russia at of the war had only arm hei millions Gel man j was pronaied to the last round of. ammunition: iThis. was really the cause of the. conflict in wlitfch Britain is fighting the. fight, for honoi Qvery dns ot pain sutteung and death terrible as it may be is hammering out a new day of world piogress When tho boys come horn" there will open out a new fiffie demption. power wab a Goiman irii tor ycais before the war the speaker cortlnucd She woiXed to that ei d hat unit after St. Julieu. It was on May 20th. at. Peateburt, hat Pte. Johnston first got Ills. Ho vas with the machine gun section, covering the advance of part of the battalion, when a German high ex- Register More Important Gains on the Western in Macedonia "'London. Oct. British troops last night thrust forward Ilicir line northeast of Eaiicotirt L'Abhayo on the Somme front, I was "announced ollicially to- day. "During the night there was considerable artillery activity on jiir front south of tilt1 Ancre." the statement says. "We ad- vanced our position northeast of Eaucourt L'Abbaye. Gas was discharged by us east .of Loos and cast of Armenticrcs. Three raiding parties 'successfully en- tered the enemy trenches iu the Loos area, and south of Arras." Activity at Verdun v Paris, Oct. war oliicc reports great activity on the part of the artillery on the Verdun front. The Germans are shell- iri'e Poivrc Rill east .of the Meuse On the Sp'inme. front, artillery .was act- iVc during the night. Berlin Admits Successes "Barlin, Oct. 6, via London, Oct. The war office report of today con- cedes that successes have been achiev- ed by the British forces which cross- ed the Struina river on the Jlacedon In' London. Oct. British force, which recently crossed to the eastern jank of the Struma river, on the Mace- donian front, have occupied Nevolyen, t was announced officially toda> lattallOll WlleU il. vjerlllall uia'i cu tllu "Jt. shell burst among the squad, Ian front. The statement says the lining or wounding ten of the men Bulgarians have evacuated remote vll. ilmself among them. He was badb .lages on the east, bank of the river, wounded on ihe right side i piece of he shell grazing his lung and coming out through his back. Both his legs were wounded. He was taken behind a building close by wheie his wounds were being dressed when another shell burst above the parU Killing one of the remaining unwounded four of the machine gun section The parts left figuring the vicinity to be unsafe, and Pte. Johnston was tumbled un- ceremoniously into a communication trench, where he lay all night nurs ing his wounds. The next day he was sent back, and he spent the next three months in the hospital Wounded for Second Time ft was not until last March that he got his next crack at Ilitz He was sent up to the same s-i'ient neai more of me mJe teache.n hive e listed, some of'.whom have paid the in ipipme sacrifice x Major, Dr. Kerby. recruit- ;K olhcei for Albert i paid tho above ibjte to the te.lt.hers of Alber'a at ;t opening of his address to the jtaUicrs con.ention last night The jiceting was held in the Wesley iuircii, beiug comfort- jilv filled with teadic-s ind their ponds atlxioilH to heal the gifted heakei from Calgau who hai dono j> much to encourage recruiting in iiiis Major Korbj urged the teatheri to 'bo long suffering, patient and liind to tin inischcvious hoys aud girls ot the schools, "tor you know not what brain. 01 what power may bo Imkiig then LMILIL wlll 011 him P.cgina, Oct.. 6.-E. L. H. Smith, for mer manager of the Broad 'Street branch of the Bank of Ottawa, is charged in'supreme court today with the theft of The crown ex plained that tile charge actually was that-Smith assisted J. 11. Brown il frauds totalling this amount. Brown, now serving a seven .year term in Prince Albert penitentiary, appeared to give evidence In the case against Smith. He told of having cheques issued to Clark, Currie and Smith, mythical road contractors, of forging owers of. attofuey in then names to tho Bank'of-Ottawa, and of telling Smith that these men were simply working for'him, while ho (Blown) was thS proceeds ot cheques and'conduct the business. The case is proceeding. Pittsburg. Pa.. Oct. orders 'have :Ju.st .been placed here for steel to'complete'the new span in the Que- bec bfidgs to replace the one which recently fell into the St. Lawrence river, it became known today. The Dominion Bridge'company has placed a contract with the American Bridge company to-build the new span, and :he Gamegie Steel company will roll tons of steel shapes and beams at It's homestead plant. London, Oct. the Is not generally known in England, no having been mentioned any of the newspapers, the Germans last w-eek sent all available submarines to the I English channel. The'object was, o course, to close the channel for once, in a cordon of German boats. But --'in British navy .was quick to deal wi'.h Ihe new menace, although the clr.n- lel may have -been closed to pass Ml- ger traffic for a few. days. The nans since have learned they cannot send submarines into English waters with any more impunity than they send .Zeppelins'-to London. The lire- men is not the only submarine whose causing anxiety in lin. TAKE 300 PRISONERS Pctrograd, via London, Oct. sian troops are continuing their of- fensive against the German and Bul- garian forces in Dobrud'a savb to days official Russian statement and took- some .300 prisoners -Thursday. HOLLWEQ .London, are ing issued-Jn calling for every means to'be used to secure the downfall of. the chancellor, ior-iinui.il rwmVm secure the downfall of the chancellor, but it will Jillbf unTViillmg nlth tint Admiral Von MARKETS Spot Wheat October Oail WFATHRR! High Low Fine and warmer. Ypres, only a short distance fiom the scene of his first liattle and on Easter Sunday, while with a paitj holding Snipers' Corner, a bomb came alo Ig and the result was the lobs of an Since then he has been undei treat ment In England. He loceive his discharge in a month and his pension under the third class. Regarding the genenl situation Mr Johnston says he hasn t seen enough of the actual flghtiiig to waiiant Ins jassing any opinion, but the enormous ncrease in allied artillelt is having ts effert and there is no doubt of the end. When he was in the tienches the first time, the British and Cana RAILWAY MAN DEAD Montiea'! Oct McMooil who retired from the surjerintendency of the car department, Grand Trunk railway, in 1908, after: 53 years" con- nection with the road, is dead. He was IS years old and a.native ot-Montreal. Want 2000 Canadians for Navy Banks to Assist In New Scheme of National Thrift Bri tain would like Canada to con tiibute 000 men lo the imper (Continued on "Page 7) Ottawa, Oct. is known lere by way of continuation of tli" statement that Sir Sam Hughes mm Istei of militia, has been gnen ..he title of Lient.-Geueral. It has vi.lc-Mt- Ij been conferred upon him bv Jio ,var office, in recognition l- .endered The laik is the san'r as held'by Sir Douglas Haig. command- ei the nuLiau armv it the rjir and Sir Robertson ui.t-i cf the general staff exceot tint In 'he of Sn Sam it ib piobabb an nin orary title SIR ALFRED BATEMAN ARRIVES Quebec. OU 41fred Bate 'man, KC MB arrived on the stea mei Scandinavian on his wav to Ottawa to join royal commission. Ottawa, Oct. rollow mg state ment relating to tile campaign o: thrift being inaugurated by the mln ister of finance, was issued today, "in carrying out the camnaign of national of the hanks the minister has nf I asked a committee of bankers asso elation to confer with the deputy min- ister of finance, who has had the plan of the minister under consideration for some time past. The cam ing out of "for j .he campaign will involve extenMye 101 aihertl8mb b> both the Dominion gov- utilize the three thousand and more branches of chartered bank's and post offices savings 'branches thruogliont the Dominion. The ministers idea Is !o provide, facilities whereby mdivi dual savings from one dollai up may be accumulated in a special ings acount until a certain sum is reached, when the privilege will be given the depositor of purchasing a war-saving certificate of tne Dominion 55'A ,v tiibute '000 men lo tue imper v mu-3a.iu6 224 i la r hefore the end of the governmont, which will be most attrac X drSared Captain :Hon. ttive.as a-short date i Runert Guinness 01 P, last .Ity and whose.terms will be such as to Rupert (1_ encourage tne hoiael. to retain It un 44 36 Empire Club. LU luncheon ot the til. mat-.irity. 1. iimitu work out the details ot the pro [iosalj and arrange for effectual co-op ernmelt and banks and in tins con nectlon the minister favors a steady, pensistent iadital inopaganda arid not one of the sensational or 'ftnety 'Upon his return from'England, he Aill speak throughout the county the subject and arrange any furtfer which may be .o make the scheme a gucceM "Apart ffonl the advantage of the plan, In assisting the war finance Of tie Dominion government Inci- dentally the Imperial government in meeting obligations on works in Canada, the national benefit to he derircd from increased savinxi nill apparent to all" ;