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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 7, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta BOSTON TAKES THE FIRST BROOKLYN 0 0 0 1 O! 0 004 510 4 BOSTON 0 0 1 0 3 1 X 681 Batteries-Marquard, Pfeffer and Myers, Shore and Cady. For full report see Page 3. _____ I C.P.R With the date approaching, for put- ting into effeot the new winter time- table on the C.P.Ii.. many rumors are to be heard, on .the streets regarding the probable action of the company. The most insistent, and probably the report with the best foundation, is that the company will make no change in the present schedule with the ex- ception of putting an extra train on the Foremost branch, and running the morning train from Calgary to Mac- leod through to Lethbridge, to reach here .about', fcne o'clock. The 1UO morning train from Macleod to Leth- bridge-will be discontinued. The re- port has It that' the new schedule will make.no change toward a daylight ser- vice oii the Crow.west of Lethbridge. Discussion of the reports by -busi- ness men-are- to be heard on every Thex "state, that a glance at the prove that the additional accommodation on the Crow is needed. Yesterday afternoon's trains carried more than 300-west and north. Many of them who .wanted to go west of Macleod would have 'o stop over In Macleod till seven o'clock this morn- ing to make .the proper connections. It was'the choice of breaking Uie Jour- ney at Macleod or getting up In the the night and taking the train here. Business houses with travellers on the road .are unanimous In declaring that the present service on the Crow militates against their business. They state also that travellers representing jobbers would prefer to pay the ex- penses .of. a man to- go from here to Calgary or Medicine Hat to look at their "samples rather than make the _trip :under the present train'sbhpduie. The BcSMrof 'Trade is watching the jnattef' "''whtcfi people of ANOTHER BIG SUB. ARRIVES Newport, R.I.-Flash---A jig German submarine tias arrived here Newport. R. I., Oct. U-53 is man-of-war, flies the German flag and has a single gun mounted on her deck SiitJ crossed from Wilhelms- havcn in 17 days. She is anchored in :he outer harbor two miles down the jay. No one came ashore, but press representatives have been .allowed to go out to her. The U boat will remain Nitside the harbor for anchorage dur- ing the night. areitne desires or, tne people or r-5 -i v r S.upt.- flleftvii'jcSijicerned? ell here spnie time ago by a delegation, jj i00jis very much' 111 y.ins NEW i PRESIDE Convention Elects Officers Some Splendid Addresses Are Heard Election" of officers for year was the principal business be- fore :the yester- day afternoon Officers were elected tor each of the inspectorates as fol lows: 'Maoleod 'district: President, Mr. Flint, vice-president, -.Mr. McKen zle and secretary-treaaarer, Mr. Low Lethbridge district: R H. Dobion, Lethfcridge; vice-president J Mercer, Magrafli; secretary-treas- urer, Wm. Lethbridge; exe cutive committee, Mr West, Miss Mar gedon and Mr Bruce Inspectors Mor gan and Hodgson weie named honor ary presidents of the tno districts. Tile concluding address of the con mention was delivered by J, W. Low of Cardston, on "The War's Opportunl ties for'the and came in place of Uie address which was to have been delivered by Dean Howes of the Alberta University, who was itnaDle to oe present Mr. Low's ad dress was considered, one of the bes of the convention and will help great lj to widen the teacher's viewpoint as regards the war and its place In the schools. It magnificent in the depth of its patriotic tone and proved a Other addresses delnered yesterday were: .'Wider Uses of the School Library! J. Stevenson, M.A.; School Gardening, L L Lynd, M.A., tand R. L Ganghan, Correlation ot Studies, J. P. Ramsay, Problems of Principal- ship, Inspector Hodgson, B.A. MOUMNU TUB. EVEN IN WAR. CI1Y 10' Not Likely Any Large Unit Will Be Sent Equipment Has Been Moved to-be passed up .authorities this winter far as .the accommodation of sol like it Just at present. Within the past week the stoves and some other equipment at the barracks have been removed and sent to Calgary, and the inference is that the department will not winter a battalion here. Last winter the military authorities spent in fitting up several of the fair grounds buildings as barracks, and soldiers who wintered there have expressed the unanimous opinion that' Tlino in the .quarters were the best in the i Passenger From West JJies in wimmine tatilte out of old boxes anil on the Saloniki front have cleverly improvised French Have joined Others In Drive Against Russians And Serbs Report Successes Pin-is, Oct. Iroops on tin- Macodciniiin I'rcinl have joined Ilic (ilVunsive wilh Hie British and Sc-t'foimis. The wur ollici: rcporls Ihc occnpiilion by llm Krpncli of Hie lown of (KT- iiiini, on Luke Presba. The Serbians, continuing their mlvancu north of Kaiimikculaii lifiglil. have readied the valley of Belli Vodii. a trilnilary of the Ccrna. Brilisli Iroops which crossed the Struma and occupied Xevo- Iven. have repulsed a violent counter-attack of the Bulgarians. injLGARS RETREAT London. Oct. forces operating on the east bank of the Slrinna on the Macedonian front have pressed the Bulgarians furl her hack, the war olTicc announced today. Several addi- tional villages have been occupied by tiic British. ALLIED FLEET ATTACKS BULGAR PORT Sofia, via London, Oct. attack on the Bulgarian port of Dedcaglialch on the Aegean Sea by the allied jleet.is reported in today's oflicial announcement, which says no great damage was done. The Bulgarian aeroplanes attacked the Heel, causing it to withdraw. RUSSIAN AND RUMANIAN SUCCESS Petrograd. Oct. Russo-Rumanian offensive in Do- brndja is being successfully pressed, the war ollicc announced today. Capture of (wo towns on this front and a ridge connecting' them is reported. GERMAN ATTACKS ON EAST FAIL Pelrograd, Oct. troops Friday made four con-, seeulivc counter-attacks in an effort to recapture ground lost: to. the Russians on the Ceniuvka, and Zlota Lipa rivers in Galicia, says today's ollicial Statement, but each time the attackers were, repelled wilh heavy losses. Advisory Committee Has Utlfe Difficulty In To Be Awarded At Once province. At the last meeting of the Board of Trade which was attended by Com- missioner Freeman, the latter was In- structed to ,up with the city council the matter of.bringing a bat- talion to Lethbridge for the winter. At the next meeting of the city "coun- cil, he mentioned the request, hut the council took no action, the -mayor intimating that securing a battalion for the winter was a job for the politi- cians. So far as the Herald can learn no steps have been taken ,in any quar- ter to brine about the desired result. A member of the. illlst Battalion, of Macleod, which, It had open expected, would winter here oh the understand- ing that the citizens of Lelhbridge would aid in_ recruiting the unit .to full strength, told the Herald the other day that the battalion would winter in Calgary. Outside the 78th Battery there will be no soldiers here this winter unless" some action is tak- en immediately Henry Kerr was discovered dead here last evenhiK in the waiting room by the ticket agent of the C. P. R. He arrived in Macleod on the east hound train from Brocket en route to Cal- gary to consult Dr. Murray. The Royal Northwest Mounted Police and '-the coroner took charge of the body and pronounced death the result of heart j failure READY FOR SMI ON llf LINE Work Sin'the grade of the Pakowki- PoIenUr eitenslon of the Lethbridge- Weyburn line has been practically all completed and as soon as Ihe steel Is on the (round, the steel sang will set to work Several already here with cars of steel are lore on the way, and It eipected that the line will be completed and 'ready for traffic be- fore middle ot, November. This will pfoYe a boon to the farmers of the MrayberHm district who have t- THANKSGIVING SERVICES There will be special Thanks- giving services in the various churches tomorrow; as follows: ft Westminster Anniversary Sunday. Thanksgiving services in the inorhiiig.'-; Anniversary services in the evening. Anni- versary supper Monday even- nig. St. services, special music home and Thanksgivilig services witli spe-- cial music. St. har vest festival services, morning and evening. Special music. St. Brandt of Taber will preacli at both ser- vices. service in the morning, services in the evening v with special music. St. .festival services morning and evening. Baptist J.'SIcAlHste'r, late of will preach In the morning and .evening. will be celebrated at 9 o'clock-Monday morning. Christian Special services at which Rev..M. B. Ryan of CalBory preach. Salvation har- vest home services. Waiting Failure the Cause (Special to the Herald) Macleod, Oct. man named If the' city council follows the ad- ference in price weighed strongly vice of the Citizens' Advisory Com- wjtli him. However, the mayor-point- mittee, the filtration plant contract eifout that the Jewell tender seemed will be awarded to the Roberts Filter to be somewhat irregular. Manufacturing Co. of Philadelphia plans did not include over the Ira H. Jewell Filter Co. of pumps. These were put in after the Chicago. The decision of the com- mittee was declared on a 6-0 vote on the two plans. In presenting their arguments, none of the commissioners mentioned the talk of graft which has injected so much' public interest in the whole question. "How about this talk of graft? asked one of the members of the corn- Toronto, Oct. convention of all those interested in the. preservation bids were opened, but Mr. Jewell has not added, anything to his origina contract price. The mayor did not think the location of the plant as re gards the. present power plant was an important matter. Grace Favors Roberts Plant Commissioner Grace in putting forth his side of the case, left no doubt of the tact that he favored the.Roberts RESERVES DECISION IN NEWSPAPER CASE Winnipeg, Oci. G. After kearlne the argument of A. J. fS- Andrews. K.C., on a motion to release from custody on. a writ of habeas corpus the four newspapermen whom Commis- sioner Gait committed to jail: for contempt on September 23r Judge Haggart this afternoon announced that he will give his decision on Tuesday morning next. PQIM1 ase one o lG IIIK uiai itts lavuisu me.JI.UUGIto mittee after they had decided which j piant. One of. his strong reasons was contract should be favored. He sm and a hearty laugh went the rounds. They arrived at no conclusion as to the best way to bottle up the popular street zephyr. It took the committee three solid hours "to arrive at the conclusion re- garding the placing of the contract, and in their letter to the commission- ers stating their finding, they made it plain that they did not bind the coun cil to accept the committee's award commissioners. that the Roberts p'epple have built all over North America and that they are not only designers but contractors. Mr. Jewell has' himself built only one plant, although his designs are used in many. Left'AIone The commissioners then retired and the committee got down to, work. It seemed that their principal object was 'uu- to see tlyit the city was properly safe- ird. guarded, no matter, which contractor Com'r. Freeman i.iuuf ...v-.------- liom r. and continuance of the Presbyterian meeting opened, Commis- T Jr sioner fnattm stated his case, lie on "October 17 to 19, when the gates will be present from all parts of One minister to speak is Itev. II. W. Fraser, D.B.. of Vancouver, on "Pres- byterianism" anil and another Rev. W. G. Brown D.D. of Red Deer, Alberta, on "Our financial rela- tions to schemes of the church." II. W. Monteith of Edmonton will speak 'The future policy of the church." GEN. LAKE RETIRES FROM COMMAND IN MESOPOTAMIA Ottawa. Oct. newspapers received here announce that Gen., Sir Percy Lake who used to he In wa, line, retired because of ill-health from ills command in Mesopotamia and has been auiA.eousu uj w" Maude. The latter will be remember: ed as Major Maude, who was-military secretary to Earl Minto and came in- to considerable prominence when King George visited Canada. Geii. Lake is a brother of Lieut.-Gov. Lake :-of was out-and-out in favor of the Rob- erts plant on the ground that it gave a greater volume of water, was cheap- er per unit of filter capacity, and was more conveniently .designed as related to the power house, thus giving the city a chance to double up staffs and save money on operating." He went into technical questions very fully and let t no doubt as to which way he would have voted had the commis- sioners fever put the matter vote. HARDEN'S PAPER SUPPRESSED Berlin, Oct. 6, via Londun, Oct. Die Zukunft. of which Maximilian Har- den is the editor, has again -been sup- pressed, apparently because of an an- ti-militarist article the contributor of 'horrible side of j o e rayer sc wo which pictured the utraordlMrllr crops this year. the war." sot the award. They wanted to be sure that the would not be spent without plenty of guarantee that the plant would work and would stand the strain. Three resolutions were passed, which .were embodied in the report below.- Then ballots were passed. They decided on a secret passed. rney ncciueu uu a btjciei. tins UIUIIIIMB ballot. The ballots were marked and private of the 82nd battalion, had been were> passed over to" the newsnaper- Mayor Hardie Favored Jewell Mayor Hardie then advanced his arguments which were strongly in fa- vor of the Jewell plant. He held that the Jewell family were the fathers ot modern nitration appliances and there was. no reason why the city should not In u favor of the use ot air In the washing process. And besides, the ?3000 dif- MARKETS Track Wheat Ofetober Wheat .October Oatc October Flax WEATHER High Low Forecast: Mostly" -fair and colder, mow flurries. Lethhridge is hard hit again today in the casualty lists. Mrs. Charles Sellens yesterday received word that her son, Pte. Richard Sellens, who en- listed with the 63rd, is in the. Royal Victoria hospital suffering from wounds in the left arm and left leg. Pie. Scilens was a printer- before- en- listing, and was engaged at the Quick. Print, where he was .learning the trade. He attended the Lethbridge public schools for several years. Mrs. Mary A. Rouson of Coaihurst also received word today that Pte. Jonah Davies is in the hospital at Etaples. suffering from concussion which affected his back. He was ad- mitted to the hospital on Oct. Gth. Mrs. Agnes Hewitt received" word this morning that Richard Hewitt, London Papers Wonder Why Canadians Are Mysteriously Being Kept in Background London, Oct. 7. The London Daily Mail editorially says: "General Sir Sam Hughes, whose reputation of an astute politician is be- yond reproach, has made a bad mis- take in hiding the Canadians from the British public. -We see with delight handsome Australians in: our .streets. _'_ The Canadians, for some reason, Known to Sir Sam, are much seen, "Particularly objectionable from botlL the Canadian and the British' point of says the Mall, "Is the proposed arrangement where- by Canadian wounded are to be. kept in a kind of concentration camp. Can- adians. among whom we include men present to act as official return- ing officers. latter completed their arduous task quickly and found the vote Roberts G; Jewell 0. The following letter' was then draft- ed, signed by all six" members of the committee, and the commissioners called in the verdict: To Uie Mayor and" Commissioners: Ativlsory Commit- tee of Citizens appointed by you and composed of the undersigned, submit the following unanimous recommen- dation. That iho commissioners award the contract for the nitration plant to the Roberts Filter Mfg.' Co. This recommendation is based on our hest judgment utter' fully all the -Information given to yo'jr committee by the .commissioners. In favor of our decision; the guiding points (a) Increased capacity. (b) Lower .cost per million gallons. In tendering our decision as above we woulil like to suggest that the commissioners .give due consideration wounded in the right nrm and chest on October 1st. He is in the hospital at Woolwich. Pte. Hewitt has two brothers. Fred and Robert, in the same battalioii. Word has also been received; ill the city that Pte. William Crippen had been wounded in tha left hand, leg and head. Ilu is now in No. 1 Alls tralian hospital at Rouen. Mrs. Crip pen -left- a short lime ago for Eng land. It was reported some time ago that >te. II. H. Piton had been killed in dciion This was evidently a mistake for relatives in the city have received won! that he is badly wounded and is returning home tiiis month.'; He was severely wounded last spring, hul had returned to duty. i CONTINUED OH Pui 8) French-Canadians, are doing well in' It would be diificulfto un- derstand the motive underlying the' curious policy of secrecy in regard to their whereabouts." The Times, disclaiming their will- ingness to intervene in matters that are the province of the Dominion of Canada, says maybe the Canadian au-- thorities believe the new system to. be more economical, though such con- sideration can hardly weigh very: heavily with them. Sir Sam has al- 'ways been distinguished for his stout common sense, and for his accessibil- ty as a man and for his freedom from timid respect to orders once given. "Therefore, we have every concludes the Times, "that lie will re- consider the new policy which strikes i blow at one of the most beneficieut jy-products of the war." NEW ANGLICAN BISHOP Victoria, B. C.. Oct. DeB. Schoiield, D.D., dean of Colom- bia, was electee' Bishop og .Colum- bia, at a special pynod ot the diocese at Christ church cathedral' yesterday to fill the office vacated June 20 through the death of Bishop Sortven. RUSSIA'S PERMANENT RESERVE Petrograd, Oct. by- ,ie representative of-a Paris news- paper. General Polivanoff, Russian, "Minister of War.declaredRussia -now las a permanent reserve of a million and a half of young recruits, which; various units without s6uding to the ariou1! ults without sending to the ront men :with insufficient militaiy raining. NO Mondaj being Thanksgiving Day, there will be no issue of the Herald War news, and che news of the world's base- ball series, will be bulletined in 1 front o( the office. ;