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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 12, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta BOSTONS ARE AGAIN WORLD CHAMPIONS BROOKLYN 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 133 BOSTON 0 1 2 0 I 0 0 OX 472 Demand Co-operation of Greek Fleet and Control of All Naval Material REPORT THAT GREECE HAS CAPITULATED Paris, Oct of the demands made on the Greek gov- ernment by Admiral D'Artlge Du- fournet, commander of the allied naval forces, at Piraeus, which have been made public here, show that the ultimatum was much more comprehensive than was under- stood at first. In addition to her fleet, Greece was required to permit the allied control .of, all material for naval operations, as well as malls, tele- graphs and railroads. The ultima- tum set .forth that such control was necessary in order to render impossible the use of the navy, railroads and so forth to the detri- ment of the allies. Admiral Du- fornett gave the Greek govern- menf. until .1 o'clock Wednesday afternoon to, comply with his de. mands and stated that failure to do so would result in his taking the necessary steps himself. SAYS GREECE ACCEPTS Oct. has ac- cepted the demands of the entente powers, says the Dally Chronicle's Athena correspondent. Were Three Submarines New York Ocl. has reached the officials of the entente allies here, according to the New York World, that three German war submarines are off the United States coast, U-53, U- 154 and U-161. These officials told the World their information had come from sources In which they placed confidence, and It is be- lieved to coincide with cablegrams from the other side. PRIVAIEIflGET Batteriea-Pfeffer and Myers; Shore and Cady (CONTINUED OH PAGE ASSISTED IN MAJOR JAMES SHEPPARD KILLED BY rvi, 0. ft. i nAi Welland. Out., Oct. Jus. Sheppard, of Queenstown. .superintendent of the Welland county good roads system for the past three years, was struck and killed by a Michi- gan Central train yesterday afternoon while driving his automobile over the railroad crossing at Brooklltfld. characterized the operations of Onta- rio, Winnipeg, British Columbia and Alberta troops on the Bommc front (luring the last few days. A cable- gram from a Canadian representative at the front received by Sir Sam Hughes this morning records an at- tack by Canadian battalions on a front of 0500 yards. Troops of the Dominion with dashing gallantry, managed to penetrate to a depth of 500 yards on the enemy's front, but were there met by a withering machine gun fire, and savage however. ..held on _jptured tho objectives, oui. counter-attacks were launched by the Germans, and it is admitted that the Canadians were compelled to retire almost to the point from which they.started out. Another Big Merger Is Conclud- Minister Gives Consent lost very heavily. hail of lead vas directed from practically all points in the front attacked. Montreal, Oct. Is officially announced that the Royal Bank of. Canada will purchase the Quebec bank Directors of the banks have reached an agreement whereby for very three shares of the Quebec bank stock the shareholders.of the bank will receive one share of Royal bank stock, and J75 in cash.. A circular has been dispatched ttf.the share-holders of the Quebec bank calling a special meet- ing to ratify the agreement. In this, circular the directors of the Quchoc WILL REPORT and Toronto, Oct. a view t getting line at once Major Featherston Aylesworth, son o Sir Allen -and -Lady ha stated his Intention o! renouncing h rank as. major' and becoming a pr vate. The major wrote "a letter to. hi inother a few weeks ago indicating h: great regret-that the 05th battalio had been broken "up, making neces- sary a parting between himself and his men. At that time he intimated hia inten- tion of-goirig'to the {ront as a captain or lieutenant, but as there- has appar- ently been a surplus of aucli officers awaiting their- turn, Major Ayles- friends believe, from word Just received' In Toronto, that he has gene into the ranks. -jigorous. effort- to .establish the .bank 111 the" .'west'to increase its business ilsewhere, they have' concluded that it in in the best interests of.the share- holders to amalgamate with a large and strong bank. bank of Canada is one of the strongest of Can- adian banks. On August 31- its: de- posits exceeded and -the purchase of the Quebec bank will- fur- ther strengthen .it. Three directors of the Quebec bank 'will be added to the board of the Hoy- il Bank of Canada. Sir Chas. Davidson Expects to Hand His Findings to the Govt. Shortly London, Oct. King Otto of Bavaria, who "has bean insane for many die'd accord- ing to a Copenhagen dispatch to the Exchange Tele'grapb company; quot- ing a Berlin announcement.. The mad king died at Fuerstenreid Castle, near where he lias been confined since 1873. EXCHANGE SEAT BRINGS New. York, Oct. seat on the New York stock exchange was sold today an advance on the last sale of J4500. Today's sale mark- ed the high record for the year. The Trades and Labor Council, de cided at the regular meeting last even ng to request the city commissioners :o keep a registration office open'three nights a week for two weeks '.o giye tenants who are unable to do so in the day time, an opportunity of registering their names on the voters lists. It is pointed out.that there, is a large number of tenants who are un able to go to the city offices at anj time during UIB day, and are: thus liable to lose their votes. "Not long after our occupation the enemy artillery began to range upon the trendies with Increasing inten- sity. During the morning two attempts by local onemy lost ground by I The statement in pM't follows: "Early Sunday morning, October S. the Canadian troops attacked the Ger- man' position upon a frontage of .ioOO yards and to an average deptli ot about 500 yards. The enemy at this point occupied particularly strong en- trenchments, some of which were so placed upon a reserve slope that close direct observation by day was impos- forces to r llombing atf tin ttacks were MEN ARE KILLED Show No Disposition to Short en Line On West, But Are Alarmed At French Advances. RUMANIANS RETREAT IN TRANSYLVANIA fruitless, our meu stoutly resisting. "Tho Germans hurriedly brought up reinforcements, however, and in the Perdue and Park Make Oct. Charles pn vidson, who is in the capital, that in the course of a short time he will place in the hands of the minis tor of justice his findings in connec lion with all matters relating to purchases investigated by him since his appointment as a coiumissionei about 18 months ago. These include the sale of small arms ammunition by the militia de- partment, the purchases of horses, bi- noculars, etc. Sir Charles says that his reports have been delayed because of Ill-health, which made it impossible for him to go through the mass of evi- dence put in. Seven hundred wit nesses were examined at various in quiries, and there are GOOO flies relat lug to cases heard. Sir Charles' reports will be tablet when parliament meets in if not made public before. NORWAY LOSES 171 VESSELS Chrisliania, Oct. los ses at sea from the opening ot the war up to Tuesday, as the result ot nines and submarines, are Ves iels of a total of tons. The veussls were valued at crowns. One hundred and forty sail- ors have lost their iives. 'On the right a task of special diffi- culty in the capture of a cross forma- tion of strong German trenches known as the 'quadrilateral.' had Keen as- signed to an Ontario bsffalion. inib battalion, encountering heavy wire on heir right flank, burst through on the eft and organizing a bombing party steadily worked their way east until the whole' of the first enemy lines were n tlinir possession. Between 150 and 200 prisoners belonging to different German regiments.; including a marine division, were captured. ARE BEING DRIVEN FROM SERBIA early afternoon after a half hour's bombardment, launched a determined attack t'roui three directions against the centre of the 'quadrilateral.' Our men were gradually compelled to withdraw to the east and west, until the whole position was evacuated. Nothing daunted; the successful bornb- ig attacks continued." New York, Oct. 12.-r-James W, Ger- ard, United States ambassador to Ger- many, who lias just returned from Berlin, has issued a formal statement denying that his home-coming 'was caused by the need of ".warning "the administration at Washington of Ger: many's intention to.resume indiscrim- inate submarine warfare against neu- trals as well as hostile shipping. Salaries Boosted In City Depts; Living Higher Now illi the cost of living shooting sky- ward and with a scarcity of labor in every direction, the city council this morning faced the task of increasing the salaries of civic servants to pro- tho iitaff together General salary boosts :all along the line are considered neces- saiy bj the commissioners, and they wrestling with the problem at tills morning's meeting. Every de- partment is being considered. Heretofore has been considered n living wage but the council feeH the newsslty of raising the Standard, and ITO to will now he. considered ,tho basil The result of this morning's1 consideration ot the problm was that the treasurers de partment salaries were boosted by a assessors department IIS per month, and the public works about In the fire" partment all the firemen getting less than 176 per month were advanced five dollars, while firemen getting less I than will be given f 10 a mplith ex if doing police duty. The salaries of "all stenographers were raised per month. There is still to be considered the wage'question In 'the public utilities department and Commissioner Free- man Is bringing in suggestions to the situation. "I expect we will he freely criticised for raising salaries 'at'this Raid Mayor Bardie, "but the...cost of living is mounting and we must pay a living wage or our staff will find work: else where This step Is an absolute neces sity Another meeting to finish the work will bo held tomorrow fiotBing Athens, Oct. 9, via London, Oct. of the vil- lages of Slivitza Dobroveni, southern Serbia, the Serbians have pierced the Bulgarian second line of defences, and captured 670 pris- oners, and 11 machine guns. They Chuke Heights, when they will be able to dominate the entrenched Patagonian plain be- fore-Monastir. Further are furi- ously bombarding mountain posi- tions at Dobropolye, the first step toward the capture of Vetrenik, which with Kaimakcalan, consti- tutes the gateway of Serbian Mace- donia. Business Brisk QnJtoy Line Contract' for Buildings Berlin, via wireless to the Assocmt ed Press, via Sayville, Oct. the Reichstag loday Major ES-nst Hisser m'ann, leader of the National Liberal party, read the Witten report the budget committee was unable to reach a decision .on the submarine question, but had voleu 21 to 4 against discussion of the subject In open ses sion. Trackiayihg on the Pakowki-Pole- Btar extension of the Lethbridge-Wey- mrn linewas started this morning, and with good weather conditions the steel will be in Polestar by the middle of next month. Owing to the diffi- cult in securing a: full crew, the track- laying operations will take longer than usual. along the new extensions are rushing. The contracts have been awarded by the C. P. R. for the company's buildings at Polestar, and the work be rushed to com- pletion. It is' expected that six eleva- tors at each Orion--and-Polestar will be b.uilt as soon as material can be rushed to the ground" after Uie steel is down. Six sites have-been allotted in each of the towns mentioned. At Or- ion a large general- store is now being built, while at Maiiyberrles the build- ings have been moved over to the new townsite of Polestar, which is expect- ed to be the divisional point between Lethbridge and Shaunavon. POPE WANTS KINDER FEELING Berlin; via London, Oct. Co- logne dispatch says "that the pope hns addressed a letter to the German bishops, through Cardinal von Hart- maun, declaring that though liis ef- forts at peace are at present unsuc- cessful, he is "-endeavoring to soften the violent animosity between the bel- ligerent peoples. Supreme Miller Missing Two young men killed In action, one missing and one wounded ia the toll of war levied on Lethbridge according to the casualties reported today. The cas- ualties occurred during the period from Sept. 26th to Oct. stowing that the Canadians have been in heavy fighting during that period.- Pte. Glen Leslie Perdue, who has given up his lite on the battlefield, was the young son of Jas. Perdue, who lives opposite the Victoria Mansions, Ave. S. He enlisted, with the S2ud Battalion of Calgary, and was; killed on Sept. 26th, 1916. He. was-an em- ployee of the Simpson Co., Ltd., be- fore enlisting: Pte. Alexander Park, -who- has also paid the supreme sacrifice, was a pal of Pte.'Robt. Miller, reported both enlisting at the siime'time in me 63rd battalion of Edmonton. He was killed in action on Sept. 37th. 'Pte. Park lived with his aunt here, Mrs: Clelland. Pte Robert W. Miller, who is report- ed missing, is a son of Mrs. Mary Miller who has already lost one son wnr P-M -Miller-belonged to tlio 63rd battalion, and was reported as missing on Sept. 27th. Pte. Fred James, who enlisted with a Calgary battalion, is reported wound- ed in the left leg and has been admit- ted to the hospital in Bristol. He is married and has a family of six. The date of his casualty-is October 4th. The local telegraph office has; had a great deal of trouble lately Lin. locat- ing tho next of kin to whom casualty messages sent. If the next of kin of soldiers at the front would reg- ister either with the Patriotic Fund at their office in the Acadia block or with City niuch of this difficulty would he solved. Changes of address should also be promptly re ported. With the French Armies, Oct. 8. London, Oct. Ger- mans at present show no sign of a general retreat to a shorter line, but evidently are becoming more and more alarmed at the success which attends the French attacks, after such methodical artillery pre- paration. They certainly are tak- ing steps to retreat if It should be- come necessary. But on the other hand they mean to try their utmost to hold on along the Peronne-Bapst-'nie front until winter. They have brought up a good deal of fresh artillery, especi- ally heavy guns, and showed no shortage of ammunition through- out yesterday's operations. To show how the Germans fear the rapid French infantry attacks, they now have taken their heavy guns a long way behind their front line. There is now "one nearer than five miles. They evidently mean to do their utmost to oaye their heavy artillery. Uneventful Night London, Oct. uneventful nijhtialong-the British lines in the Somme region- is reported In to- day's official statement on military Rumanians Retire via London, Oct. 12. Teuton troops are pursuing the Rumanian forces on the whole wes- tern Transylvania front says, official statement issued today by, the German army. ,-headquarjera 'staff. The second. Rumanian army, the announcement adds, has been driven back frontier po- sitions. DEAD AMI (Special to the.Herald) Macleod, Oct. has just been 'received that Pte W. C. F. Rhodes, Ne. 435402, who was to have died of wounds, reported to have died of wounds, i r-Tiinninnr i rune to be in the hos" r HnK lm rfl In 8Ufferln9 from shock LLI HUlilUUL LLnUOj FranM He was buried ln 3 II IN inl-l I mi-i KIIN FUHltUW London, Oct. Irish Union- ist members of the House of Com- mohs have passed a resolution declar ing that the government should ex teml the military service act to Ire- land, and expressing their readiness to assist the Buyarnment in this, and all other measures which arc necos sary to increase the strength of the armies in thei field1., Of who was recently listed as having died of wounds at the front. Pte "Uartin was In basinobs in Mac lead when the war broke out, and first Joined; the Army Medical Corps. He RS medically un- but anxious to do his part made another effort and joined with the 51st of Edmonton He was 29 years of age and mi-rried just before the war MARKETS Spot wheat October wheat. October oatt October flax 164 84 224 WEATHER High Low Pere.catt .Fair and cool, 34 few local The bank, clearing! for the week I ending todaj in Lethbridge total 632, as against- for the' same week of last Tear. --This is an increase of 58% Leads -the Lethbridge led all western cities in percentage of inciease In bank clear- ings in the week of OotoberySth with a percentage of 16 5 Calgary's per- oontaen was 321 Edmonton 20.9; Winnfpeg a 4 Vancouver 17 1 Keglna 33.9; Saskatoon 33, Moose law 20.8; Medicint Hat 213 200 OIRLS IN QUARANTINE Boston Oct hundred young women living tln the North Hall, a dormitory oJ Simmons college, were quarantined today because of the de- velopment of a case Of infantile par- alysis. Officials of the college, which has 1000 students said that it prob- ably would not be Closed___ Asquith Thrills Commons; LI. George Answers Critics _.. the explosion of a shell and hopes to be all right aaaln soon. Up till the end of September the Lethnriilge school board spent on the current year's expenses. The estimates for the year are This leaves about of the year's.' appropriations, with three months still __ to go The board expects to come out about behind on; year. Such was the purport of the flmtacial state- ment submitted to the board at the regular monthly meeting last night by Secretary-Treasurer Fleetwood. There "was nothing but routine busi- ness before the .board last night. Prin-. cipal Davidson of Central school, sug- gested that Central school grounds be divided by a fence, separating the boys' and girls' playgrounds. This was ordered done. The tennis court at. Central will be set apart as a play- ground for the .smaller children. The school management committee reported that n new primary class had been formed out of the primary rooms at Central where too large classes been in attendance Mrs De La ilatvr of is in charge of the new Man} of the' school libran books are in'the hamU ot people about the city who have made no effort to le turn them This is militating against the school llbrarj grant from the pro- vincial government The secretary was instructed, to" ask all citizens to. .return books to the library as soon as possible. London, Oct. speech in moving the new vote of credit the Dalli Chiomcle's parliamentary tonespondent writes "with his best utteiances the war began. It was listened to by a crowded house, which frequently in terrupted his speech with approving peroration thrilled the hpune and! when Mr. Asquith sat down, he received quite an ovation He has not won greater, parliamentary triumph since the memorable occasion- In