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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 13, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta FATE OF IE APPEAL ALLIES King. Says They Will Prove Faithful to Cause, But Do Not Want to Be Left in Lurch London, Oct. Times pub- lishes an interview given to Its cor respondent with the Rumanian array by the King of Rumania, in which tho monarch appeals to the allies not to permit his country to suiter the fate if Serbia and Belgium. "Rumanians will not king said, "in their allegianTie to the cause nor can the enemy wean them from their faith in the allies. Yet the Rumanians pray that in spite of their existing exigencies and their own huge problems the allies will not allow the affairs of Rumania, .who has staked her all in the conflict, to pass into the hack of their minds and to suffer to such .an extent that she may meet the late of either Belgium or Serbia." St. Louis, Mo., Oct. Ilev. Ini K. Hicks, astronomer and "Ions distance" weather tore- castor and publisher, died hero last night from pneumonia. He 't- was 71 years old. He is said to have amassed a fortune through the publication of the Hick's Almanac. Gallant Major Ross Led Charge into a Veritable Wall ol Enemy's Fire tinguished service order, an honor al- most as equally high as that of th? Victoria Cross. Tells of Gallant Officer Col. Gunn writes an follows to Mr. Ross here: "My dear Mr. heart is tile message M, Boss stalS j too full to try and write you asj jw Inittrar- ll'itll Inf. Tlicro is very little) doubt now that Major Jack lloss D.S.O., son of Walter woll.lfiuiwii rancher or Lolh- dlie, was killed in action while gal- lantly leading his company in an at- tack on llio Herman lines on Septem- ber 17th, on the Somnie front. Though Boston, Mass., Oct. submarine of unidentified nationality, was re- ported about 200 miles east of New York by the steamer Bovic in a wire- less message today. The course of ithe submarine was not stated. The Bovic, which Is due in New York to- day or Saturday from Manchester, England, reported sighting the sub- marine In latitude 40.17, northwest, longitude CS.77 west. It was added that the submarine was but whether pursuing tile Bovic, or keep-1 ing an independent course, was not stated. The figures of longitude as received are ndt correct, the degrees given being wrong, but it was stated the error probably was one of only a few degrees. Was a German. Newport, K. I., Oct. tion that the British steamer Bovic sighted a submarine off the coast was contained in the statement by a naval official here today. He said: "The passenger steamer reported to Nan- tucket shoals lightship that she had sighted a German submarine well istern this morning." No position was given nor was the direction of the submarine-stated. Gunn, commander of the major's regi- ment, would lead to till! conclusion that the brave offlcer has made the supreme sacrifice for his country. Major Hoss, it will be remembered, ilisted with a .Montreal battalion. into close support the night before The relief had only been completed at 4 n m. At 12.30 p.m. we received ver- bal orders to attack a position about 1000 yards to tho right of our position. I had sent for the company command also was decorated with tlie dis- (CONTINUED ON PAGE Rome, via Paris, Oct. The Holy See will no longer bo 'responsible for the transit of prisoners of war, says Cor- riere D'ltalia. This step has been taken, the newspaper ad- vises, so as to give no ground "for calumnious accusations of espionage, which are being dl- recte-d against the Vatican by certain newspapers." Used a Well-Known Farmer's Operated With Oil Certificates Announces That He Took Fatal to Hospital, But Succumbs Tho Creaks of Lethbridge are Heart lly in accord with Venize When.A. B. McMillan, alias Jenkins, back to the cells yesterday morn- ng after- being 'remanded on a charge pf he took a brace and de- cided the jig was up. So he asked for B hearing In the afternoon, and before Magistrate Elton pleaded guilty to the charge. He was sentenced to one year In the provincial jail. In admitting the charge, McMillan jjy jn accord wnn ex-i'remier vemze his low po- i ]os of Greece and his revolution in Bition on'-the social scale to hereditary i support of the cause-of the allies. On Influences over which he had no con-1 Sunday neit all, the Greeks in the trol. He pleaded that, as a poker; city wilt hoia a gathering in the K player, his mlnd.lapsed after sittingjoE p at which It is.expected.the -IVito a game for 24 hours on a wnole situation will be discussed and -and the result was that he uttered the probably a resolution supporting the forgeries when his mind was a blank, i allies. Caug8 and the revolution in The previous record of the accused Creece passed. During the period end his actions In his recent forgeries, from 3 o'clock on Sunday afternooi however, marked him as a criminal of 10 in the evening, all Greek stores cunning.. Six weeks ago he was re-1 restaurants will be closed, In leased from the provincial jail on a j to give the opportunity to even forgery charge. He had been sent up to attend tho gathering. There at Calgary for 18 months tor a get- are aDOUt g) Greeks In the city, rich-quick scheme worked during the northern I Diplomats Have a Very Trying Time Bucharest, Oct. 15. via London. Oct. o( the Rumanian diplo- matic missions from the Turkish and Bulgarian capitals, have arrived at Bucharest after an adventurous jour- ney. At the outbreak of the Ru- manian ministers and their staffs in Constantinople and Sofia were arrest- ed by the police. Members of both missions were interned at Sofia, where Ottawa Ont Oct they were treated brutally. Very Ht- for rcUtnic." soldiers in government tie food was given them, and they IP -vicrIE further emphasized hv the were subjected to vigorous personal ordeAn-eounen passed Thursday, search Badly cooked potatoes were which supplements the regulation of; their chief food, last year. Klxcept where necessary, it is proposed not to appoint to public service those eligible for military duty. The new order stipulates that both in inside and outside services preference is to ba given to men who have served overseas and have been honorably dis- charged, and more especially to those unable to resume their former call- ing. Heads and deputy heads of de- partments, and the civil service com- mission are to be held responsible for the carrying out of the order. Advance in Vicinity of Les in Heavy Fighting RUSSIANS REPULSE TEUTONS IN EAST oil boom which made the city famous. During the boom Me- Miiiaii developed the habit of raising a ten-share certificate to 100 shares. and other such frenzied finance opera- tions. V. In the present case his plan was more cunning. He had been working for G. P.'Hobbs of Iron Springs on the letter's Ihreanlng outfit. In order to Keep his threshing account separate Mr. Hobbs had a stamp made for his cheques so that they were signed "He Threshing trust, G. F. Hobbs." Mr MAY HAVE 111 (Special to the Pincher Creek, Oct. two o'clock this afternoon, A. Bathgate of Dry Fork, who has been staying re- cently at the King EUward Hotel here, came down stairs and informed Mr. Dapper, proprietor of the hotel, that he was afraid he had taken poison. Mr. Dapper rushed to the unfortunate man's room and there discovered a package of wolf poison. ,Ho hurried to A. B. Cornyn's drug store and found that Mr. Bathgate had purchased the poison a few days ngor The unfor- tunate man was. taken to the hospital and everything possible done for him but in spite of every effort he died at twenty minutes to four. An inquest.will bo held on Friday. MAY NAME MOUNTAIN AFTER LORD KITCHENER Ottawa. Oct. have been made to ihe government that it would be well to name one of the high est mountain peaks'in Canada aftei Lord Kitchener. One mountain sug gestoil is a peak in Jasper Park, Al borta, at the watershed of the Has katchewau and Athabaska Rivers. I was named Mount Douglas in 1S9S by Norman Collie, an English climb- er after David Douglas, the Scottish I botanist, of Douglas fir fame, who travelled in that region, and its height i is given as feet. There is, how- ever another peak not far distant, at the headwaters of the Red Deer River, which was named Douglas after the botanist by Dr. George Dawson in 1884. Consequently there can be no objection to renaming Collie's peak. Canadians Are Not Now Using The Rifle at the Front London, Oct. under-secre- tary for war, replying in the house of commons last night, to a question put by Mr. Lough, said the Canadian corps in France is not now armed with the Ross rifle. Ross rifles are, he said, still being delivered .under uncomplet- ed contracts, and are used for various services, other than those in the, field. Sir Douglas Hatg, the undersecre- tary stated, had made a report on the Ross Title, subsequently made similar recommen- dations in compliance with 'a request from the army- council, for report. The secretary-said .thaUte-' would consider whether such report could be publish British Bomb Mauser Plant in Germany Paris, Oct. French_ and British aeroplanes dropped -four tons of explosives last night on the Mauser works at Obendorf In Gsrmariy, on the Neckar river, the war office announced today. Six Carman machines defending the works were shot down. That thore will be no great move inent of settlers to Southern Alberts mill the war is over is the opinion f E. L. Camp of Minneapolis, a lam perator of. that clty.and at one time n operator in Southern Alberta lands. Ir. Cams is in the city again looking he situation over.-and is highly pleas- ed with what he has seen of the crops n the south country. He says that t is the greatest, advertisement this part of the west can get and the whole of North America will know of t, that thousands will be anxious to Washington, D. C., Mayo commanding the Atlantic fleet, notified the navy department today that he had ordered a survey of the Millan was paid off by cheque, and on Ngw coast to investigate re- coming to the city he had a similar, that belligerent ships had es- etamp made, and he was using it to i a base there, or that .wire- good advantage when taken in tow leas piants were being operated, by the police. The forgeries uttered so well executed that McMillan took a couple' of them to the. bank, and had them marked "accepted" by he used J. B. Graham's name were also hard to detect. Patrol Entire Coast Boston, Oct. was stated here day that the U. S. destroyer patrols Texas. 'This statement.lacks official confirmation, however. Ptes. Walking, Smith and Red- shaW on Lists Taber and Macleod Men Also Three casualties !are reported locally today. Henry Walking received word that Ptc. Albert Walking the Mount- ed Illfles had been wounded in action. The casualty occurred on Oct. 1st, and V.'i'.Was is-nOT- m the hospital In Rouen. x Mrs "Alice Smith also received word that Ptc. L W Smith had been wound. cd and was shell shook. Rome, Oct. 12, via Paris, Oct. The oifenslve of (he Italians, in the southeastern theatre, continues vigor, ously. In the Carso region, Italian troops are driving the from iuulll, their strongest and natural and arti- ing happened in the wheat market, s fieial positions, according to advices'- Friday, the 13th received here. Stock Yards Handle in Cattle inr Past Thirty Days Friday the Thirteenth! Didf your jinx get you today? The above combination of Frida and the 13th was made famous In 189 when teller's wheat corner in th Chicago, pit: broke and Leiter cleaned. out; Since then Friday th Thirteenth has always been noted stock and grain exchange circles. The..combination .of day and d.al came round today, but nothing start Southern Alberta farmers are happ Vheat is still round high altitud prices, and the threshing machine country are pouring ou he golden grain at the greatest rat i! the season. So the jinx isn't bothe ng tho "farmers, and so long as the escape there will be plenty coin t go round. One hundred worth, of cattle Pie "siflUi. eiillstea In Edmonton with an Edmonton battalion His parents In North Lethbrldga have had a letter from Pte. Arthur Redshau who enlisted Ith tliq S2nd battalion that he was some j the i ago and Is now in the hospital handled in the handled n e resold to farmers within a radlu? or falmnlas of" 60 miles of the city tor or for breeding purposes. Beyond ExpeeHtioni timo ago an s o i teamount of buinn where he ie prtp-csaing tavorahly. t Hntcl Half ine a The lettw the fust intimation would haie been consme y hid tlct the son waslyear ago Wo Lannot.Keep up Tto. Redshaw Is a former the lor ca luwlll 11 ta tho fcmily hid tlct wounded Tto. Redsha employee of the Herald Job depart Ttoday's list also appear UieMiames always held that jUthWdge would "'dollars'I was never so sanguine as to expect cleared I the- present volume of business so eavly in the game." Many Use Yards There are four concerns using the CPU. stockyards every day for the transaction of livestock commission business. Hatch and Lewis have con- trol of the yards so far. as feeding and handling charges arc -concerned, but any buyer or seller is entitled to the use of the accommodations furnished by the O.P.R. The use of the yards is' encouraged, for the greater the vol- ume of stock handled the better the created -here ami the bettor the accommodation the railway conv pany will furnish. In fact, the pres- ent volume of business is almost too large for the yards, and the C. P. J! is being asked to maKe extensions which-are much needed. So far, little business In fat stock or hogs is being done, but this will' come shortly, as the amount of stock In tile farmers' hands grows, and within ti year It may be exuectcd that many, o the large packing concerns will jiavo buyers on the ground here times to bid on the stuff slji Is away; he- declared Mr; of buinness lll 11 ADRIATIC SAILS .._w York, Oct. British liner Adriatic sailed from 3re today but dropped anchor within IB three-mile limit after clearing the jr. Shore observers thought she ould wait until nightfall before re- uming her voyage. Women Have Earned Right to Great Tri- bute to Duke London, Out.. Oct. Wilfrid Laurier, who is remaining here, as the suest of Sir George Gibbons, fol lowing tub Liberal club of Ontark Federation annual banquet, addressee last night, a great gathering of, the Woman's Canadian Club- of London During his speech, Sir Wilfrid confess ed that since the war -began he ha been won over to the cause of wqma.u suffrage: "I do he'observ- ed smilingly, "that woman.- suffrage will achieve all the good its supporters claim for it, and I am sure it-will not result in all the had its opponents exT peel from -it, but as we-.witness the glorious partvthat noble woman Is tak- ing In the service and-sacriflce for the highest and best in :civilization, come and-settle here, but the war will tend'to keen them from making Iauu" changes- and taking chances on mov- ng. Alberta will be so prosperous after this crop is i llcl 1Iana .my personal contention-is-that, there- is no reason why she should' be de- nied the right of the ballot, if she wants it." Purlng the address, Sir Wilfrid de- clared- "I iook for woman to get the franchise at the next British parlia- 111 Concluding, the Liberal leader paid a tribute to the part played In a patri- otic endeavour by the Duchess of Con- naught and Princess Patricia- His reference to tile Duchess was ilumanians Still Said to be Re- tiring on the Transylvan- ian Frontier London, Oct. for the British in Thursday's fighting on the Somme front was announc- In the official statement today. British advances wore scored be- tween Gueudecourt and Les and northwest of Gueudecourt. Some 150 Gertnann were made prisoners. The statement reads: "In yesterday's operations south of the Ancre we advanced our front between Gusudecourt and Les Bouefs, and also northwest of Gueudecourt. We took about 150 prisoners." HEAVY FIGHTING Paris, Oct. artillery fighting occurred on the Sommo front last night, today's official announcement -says. The bom- bardment was particularly severs in the regions of Morval, Boucha- vesncs, Ablaincourt and Chaulnes. RUSSIANS REPULSE HUNS Petrograd, via London, Oct. 13. troops took the offen- sive yesterday along the Shara river In Russia, north of the P.insk marshes. The war office announced today that the Germans captured a trench section, but sub- sequently were expelled with heavy losses. RUMANIANS FAIL Vle'.ina, .via London, Oct. the Rumanians to.stay Aust'rVGerman advance 'in.. "Transylvania have failed, the war office announced today, and they are being driven back further by General Von Falkenhayn's forces. Says Efforts Fall Berlin, via London, Oct. .heroic forti- _ be so prosperous alter this crop is v Q[ Ruth sold that it will never again experience pe 118 period like 'that of 1914 and part of 1915, and when the war is over, the lire of the virgin wheatlands will act as strongly as ever on the farmers of the U. S. middle west. ALWTIOKILL and thy God my God." people, Windsor, Ont., Oct. are carefully investigating what ap- pears to have been a deliberate at- tempt to murder Major 'f. B. Balfour, recruiting: offlcer at on Thursday evening.. The major was dining with his wife, at the home of Levi Wright, when a shot was fired through a window, just, missing his head. He hurried out and saw an automobile driving away. Two months ago'Major .Balfour, who has secured hundreds-of recruits by per- sonal work, was fired upon late one night while sitting alone in the bar- racks at Amherstburg. "It has been my said Sir Wilfrid, "to know the governor-Gen- erals of Canada, with the exception o[ Lord Lisgar, personally, some of them intimately, but I think I must say ant may say, that no one of them carried home more of the heart- of the Cana- dian people than does his royal high-: ness the Duke of Connaught, Few of us realize the devotion and service which he has given in unknown ways." WESTERN BANK CLEARINGS Moose Jaw, Oct. clear- ings for the week ending today were Resina, Sask., Oct. Bank clear- ings for the week ending today were Saskatoon, Sask., Oct: 12. Bank great attempt of the French and Bri- tish forces on the Somine front to break through the German lines on Thursday, resulted in failure, the. war office announced today.. Six.assaults near Sallly were repulsed. The battle northwest of Sailly still continues. Advance in Macedonia Salonika, Oct. British ad- vance guard have made some advance east of the Struma river, Greek Mace- donia says the official'statement is- sued at the entente allied headquarters today The British armored cars ex- plored the region ..where the Sere-Da- mlr-Hissar railroad Joins the Seres- Salonika line, and found that the rail- way was being strongly held by the- Bulgarians. j Are Being Pursued yia London, Oct. Rumanians have been expelled from further portions of Transylvania and are being pursued by the Austro-Ger- man forces, it was announeed.ofncially lere today. clearings for the week; ending today were clearings the week ending today .were Pilot Mound, Man., Oct. Baird the fourth son of Hon. .1. B. Baird, speaker of the Manitoba legis- lature lias been reported as "missing' since September 2B. He left for France with one of'the early contingents. He is 23 years of age and was connected with {lie Bank of Hamilton. For two years--lie was located nt Taber. where he' played hockey with, the famous diets. PEOPLE OF PRANCE LOVE CANUCKS, SAYS SARAH BERNHARDT Montreal, Oct. 12. Mine. Sarah Beruhardt. on arrival in Montreal yes- terdar, gave out the following message to me people of Canada: "I have seen your -soldiers, aid the people of France love them.' Canada is a bless- ed name to us. 'Vive. Le Canada' is now the .toast linked in France with La B. C. SOLDIER. VOTE Victoria, B. tion of the soldiers' vote, in the recent British Columbia elections will com- mence tomorrow. Four thousand Brit- ish Columbia soldiers voted in Can- ada. Nearly voted, in England and France. For the latter the count MARKETS Spot wheat pctsber wheat October oats October flax 164% 53% WEATHER High 40 i much the time temperature. HELPING THE'RUMANIA.NS London; Oct.' to ques lions by'John Lloyd George said in the-house of commons todav that tlie-allics are domg-lhelr utmost to support Rumania against the vie spirit ot Ottawa Ont Oct Is 4. officially stated that there is no toundahon for the report tint. Colonel A D McHae has been appointed1 ov eraeas depuh min- istcr of militia, nor has an over- seas militia Council been' ap- Washington, Oct. 13 chang- es in the treatment of the malls of nen. tral ships are promised in the reply ot the British and French ments-'to the TMtVd States piotests against intereference with malls The changes, while not abandoning the contention- ofjhe right to search for information of value to an. enemy, are and France. For the latter the count imormauuu the "-111 begin next Tuesday in S.ir Kiel regarded as su iclent to meet the ard HcBrlde's office in London. of the United States Nelson Oct death of Ptc Richard Ferguson, foimerly ot Nel- son, is announced in a letter received by G R Matthews from his vm B" G Matthews, who is in France with the Princess Pats He was killed hi action Pte Feiguson was the son of Rev Dr John T. at one time pastor of St Paul's Presbyterian churdi, and attended the high school here About six vcars ago he left the city with his father and went to tho coast and latei to Calgary whole he enlisted tor overseas service He was with the bomb throwers when he met his death, which was caused by a but 1st through the head. According to Ritchie Donnan dispatches Lieut J is confined to a hps pital In .France suffering trqm shots n uiiu BIUW Ritchie Donuan, as he is best M his friends, went from Lethbridie n 191S and joined the signalling corps with the Canadian Engineers tt Qtta-' wa Ha has bean ovewtes some tjsw. tie is well known here and in (ha Little Bow country, having- ranfened near Carmansay when he; first came to the <-ountry Before donning Vhnkl he had made LetKbrtdgs his headquarters for some tiniet.JHe brottier ot L-leut. Hugh Donoan, of ;