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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 18, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta WILSON NOW SINKING OF THE LUSITAIA; U.S. IN DISAGREEABLE LIGHT C.P1 WE Sleeper Attached to Spokane Flyer, Giving Night Service Between Here and Calgary TWO TRAINS WEEK FOR FOREMOST LINE j London, Oct. IS.-Under the heading I lie Evening Standard commenting on tlio United States pro- test against British cruisers hovering off United States ports and treatment of the German submarine U-B3, says that not a protest was made by the United Statos against the activity ot the submersible. Our only indication oC Waslimk- ton's the newspaper says. "Is that she reimidated the alllch view that the submarine is not en- titled to the privileges ot an ordin- ary warship. It will be interesting to see whether President Wilson finds the German submarine activity in the Atlantic waters as annoying as tho British hovering." Much-Desired Daylight Ser- vice on the Crow Line Is Refused I Earl Grey, former governor general of Canada, as supplementing his question with the remark that "Any such action on the part of the United States war vessels would Involve a new and startling departure from the old tra- ditions of naval service. U S. In Disagreeable Light London. Oct. IS.-The statement of Viscount Un-y. foreign secretary to tho House of Lords Tuesday regard- ing the operations of belligerent war- ships off the coast of the United States caused a considerable st r. says the London correspondent of the Liv- erpool Post. "II lias thrown a most disagreeable light upon the atlitude of tho United! Slates government in the early stages of the war." The correspondent commented: "Washington is shown in a querulous captious mood, making demands which it is admitted were not legally tenable. The incident is now ancient history and might well be forgotten, but in view of the 'extraordinary proceed- ings in connection with the U-53 the members are speaking very bitterly of the behaviour of the United States government. Stories mentioned by Returns of Census in West Dis- appointing Calgary Has Only Returns Not Yet Complete "I'm going to p.ut the'police on_ it now. I'm not satisfied." That's the way Mayor Hardle received the information that Lethbridge's population is acording to the Dominion govern- ment census taken last June According to the last published police census the city's population was This was taken early in 1914 Considering the fact that over 1500 Lethbridge men have ioined the colors, the new census figures may not be. so far wrong, but the Mayor says they will have to "show him." AI HULL FUR llfu in-iauj- AT. LOCAL 1NESJS When the coa, co.npanios bore pay is Oft PAGE 5) I When the new winter time schedule [comes into effect on Sunday, October E9th the mucll-doslred daylight ser- Cico on the Crow line west will still be lacking, in spite of every effort put forth by the Board of Trade to induce the C P R. to reinstate this service which was in effect until IS months ago. The Board of acknow Jedges its temporary defeat gracefully Suit C. P. R- officials are apprised o Jthe fact that Lethbridge and the popu nation of the Crow's Nest Pass HIM Iwest of Macleod will never be satisfied luntil the service Is re-instated, as the Ibelief is held that business conditions lin the south warrant the old service which business through the Pass towns cannot be conducted wltll- mt grave inconvenience. However, if daylight service on the prow is not'graiited by the .0. P. R. ibrtaht concessions are made which -will make travel in and out of Leth- considerably "ore comfort- tble In addition to daylight service the Crow the Board of Trade asked connections between Park- Claresholm and other points on 'southern end .of -the Calgary-Mac- Ileod' branch.- The C. P. R. conceded point and trains No. 538 and 539 hereafter run through from Cal- Igary to Lothbridge via Macleod, re- by the same route. No. arrive here about 13.30, while No 539 will leave about -10.35. This will enable Claresholm residents and oth- >rs along the line to come to Leth- Bridge in the morning, arriving at give them three hours to attend their business matters and return Ijn the evening. This is i reinstate- Iment of the old service. 1 change asked for was better I through .service in the evenings to Iralearv main line and points nortn IAS a result the company will run the Calgary-Spokane train over the Alder- side branch Instead of via Macleod. I This will give a night train each way between Lethbridge and Calgary on Ithe Alderside line. For the accommo- I lation of Lethbridge passengers a sleeper will be set on here so that passengers' going north may take Itbeir berths in the evening, remaining If the sleeper until morning. The same thing will apply a', the Calgary lend' ThisSneans that Lethbridge win once more bo accommodated by the through Spokane express. I Tri-weekly service on the Leth- Ibridge-Weynurn line was also request- led The company, however, conceded one extra train, that "ice-B-week will be inaugurated, which will be Ireatly appreciated by all concerned. g Tho meeting at which the company stated its intentions was held vester- ddav afternoon in the Board of Trade I building and was attended by Suit. Icotteretf of the C.P.R., J- fhinnick .erating officer of the Board of Rail ay Commissioners; and the special I Board of Trade transportation com I See consisting ot President Mar Ir7oci Vice-President Bryrnner and ln Land and nen tne coai off their men on Saturday next they wlll distribute in the neighborhood or in the heaviest pay-envclopell over handed over to the miners of the district. In spite of the fact that little more than half the number of men required arc available, the men are digging al- most as much coal as they did in pre- wa" da.vs. At the highest record, the average number of cars of commer- cial coal shipped out of the Lethbridge and Taber fields was inn. At present about 125 to 130 cars arc being ship- ped from these fields daily. It u unite evident therefore that the mer still at work in the mines are putting orth every effort to meet I he great lemaild for coal, and as a result arc reapinn a gWden harvest in till. wav of pay'eheques. Many miners ar, drawing down per month, or ?10 ord office at Ottawa. Sergt.-JIajol Mellor was killed In action on bepl. ir.Il TP- 1 If IS mediately this became known, llic streets of Athens swarmed with Greeks frantically cheering King Constantino, and chanting the Greek national anthem. Groat crowds marched through the streets, thousands gathering in the neighborhood of the post ollice sdtiare. The war minister, Gen. Dra- ordered out Greek troops and marines to guard every ap- proach.to the in order-to clash between the Greek civilians and the French, who occupied that section, and establishing a complete cordon about the French it ml taking all precautions to avoid any inci- dent or accident capable of start- .to predict whether be en l- ed. The Greek government is t -Major Mellor was well known Lethbridge. He enlisted as a pri- in Lethbridge. e en vate in the Third C.M.R, the tlrst mounted regiment to be raised m out, and the net prepar So completely" was she entangled that it required two days to gei out Jie crew of whom five were dead and the remainder in the last stages of exhaus- most important part of the le e hei. the time of the fully alive Ho the fact that the fate of Greene hangs on the pre- capture was a package of valuable documents and mail overjoyed Britain to possess. She was Paris. Oct. times last night the Germans delivered attacks at Sailly-Saillisel, on the Somme front- The war office announces that the French maintained all their, 'and inflicted'henvy losses on the Ger-. mans. Near Bcrny-en-Santerre. the Germans gained a footing in the Opposition to the money bylaw to raise for extensions to electric ines, which-was voted on yesterday, was iust about as lacking as was ra- erest in the bylaw. Only 98 votes ,n aU were polled, all three propositions -rying by majorities The details of the For Against 49 41 overjoyed ran Sen to Chatham, but where she nov, is was not stated. British also capturetl the 8ccond Bremen, -but no details were civen out. No attempt was made to rapture the Deutschland-on returnmg as it was not considered worth wmle to risk- boats to do so. othe bylaw carrying TXTpssrs jouii iviysieri suitouiiua iiiu uermans guiutu ITVM! W Downer. Mr. Shinnick was OCcurred in the basement. Merrill, it French first line trenches but were apprised' of the board's desires In alleged was drink-crazed. He was off. trannnortation and' )riseu oi _ v of passenger transportation a arresteu on a m 1 have Lethbridge's point of view ers within a few minutes after' I IS illlcgcU, >v tin ui arrested on a charge of murder. Rog- will nave i---- I should any future controversy {British Loss In Week nnable to recall the shooting. So far as is known there was no motive for the crime, as the officer and dead man had never met before. The: victim was a married man about Merrill, who is 35 years .old, was, one, ot the original members ot.the Prm: cess Patricias and had quits a dis- ingulsbed career at the front. Says Attacks Failed Berlin, via London, Oct. IS.-Pronch n... Mnrvnl and Rancourtrnor'tiroT the river Somme, were repulsed Tuesday after hard flchtlng savs a German offlcial state-. British and French attacks ment. London, Oct. 18.-ln lart week 5372 British .oldleri .ndI 313 British officer., a total of 568S, were killed In the fighting on all fronts where there are British troops the war office announced. The total of wounded and nilsslnB lufwsrt wa. Of this number 1023 were efficera. OTTAWA HASr.HEARD !T WinnipeE, Oct.' 15.'--The FreJTress I is Jrobable that the be.dissolved, andMeneraUdecUon I Jield before COMPULSORY REGISTRATION Winnipeg, Oct. com- pulsory registration is to be taken in military district No. 10 to determine Just what man- power is available, for military service and carry on the esscn-: tial industries, according to E. R chapman, recruiting director for military district No. 10, who returned today from Ottawa, oi so or more. vote: Proposition A. North Side South Side Total Proposition B. North Side South Side Total Proposition C. North Side South Side saljent of further measures on I'-1 the part of the French comman-. ioned in desnatcheii and recommended ,jeri or the D C.M. He was also, prompted to the rank of and the mes- sa-e that tells of the fatality tells al- so that he had been again promoted to the rank of acting Company-Ser- seant Jiajor. He leaves a wife to mourn him. Mayor Hardie also received woid this morning that his .seco'nd son .Tesse had been wounded m he right to risk boats to do so. aie enlisted witn a caiga third Bremen is on the way, g-oin2 to the front with and sailed expecting to dock in New to the Mounte London Conn. She, may be expected whom he WM at the ti as she has not been ded. The Mayor's don onn. ny moment, as she has not been was Tcsse nau oeeu leg and is now in No. 3 Stationary hospital at Boulogne. He was wound- ed on October 8th. Pte. Jesse Hal- die enlisted with a Calgary regiment, "h a draft. He ited Rifles with ime of. being wounded. The Mayor's elder son Gladstone was wounded only a few cantnrpd The' U-53, when Gladstone tound she had not arrived, rushed out ago and is now in a London to sea to find and aid her. Her mis- witll his shoulder, in a plas- sibn was to look up the Bremens. The Deutschland is coming out m Novem- ber.' mom. DIILIOII near Thiepvnl, Courcelette and Boucha- the statement adds, also failed. vesnes, tne sim-emcm. On both sides of the Ab- baye, -it is officially announced, the Germans' destructive lira reduced the British attack to failure at the outset. North of the river Somme the artillery bombardment was intense. French Make _ London, Oct. IS.-Rain tell heavily during the night, says today s official report trom the front in. France. Not- withstanding this we made progress al various points between the Albert Bapaumc road and Les Boeufs. We have taken some prisoners. DEEP SEA returned louay -uum where he attended recent conforenco of the men appoint- cd to carry out the new gov-. ernment scheme. idcr SERVICE FROM WEST Toronto, Oct. the Hon Rupert Guinness left Toronto, last ev- ening, on his way to Port Arthur ant Fort William. He will carry on a re crulting campaign for the nav throughout the western provinces. 90 For A.gainst 49 35 For Against 2 Bucharest, via London, Oct. troops in the Predeal region, southwest of Totals As a result of the 91 vote As a result. 01 ,um ights will shortly be installed in Staf- ordville. if MINOR ACTIONS Sofia, via London, Oct. 18 only minor actions on all fronts are reported in the offl- cial statement issued by the Bulgarian war office on Tues- day., v New York, Oct. S. Mc- Clure, the .editorial policies of whose newspapers 'are generally regarded as strongly pro-German, who has just re- turned home from England, apparently is convinced that the allies will emerge from the contest victorious. He stat ed In an interview Tuesday his belief that the Teutons cannot win the war Dunk who was wounded on OM. JtB ofrensjve al'C driving back is Teutonic forces on the Pte. Dunk enlisted the Tl.ansvlvania side of the border, m iiater, an official "n'g served for 12_years with (his.evening. jj0njon Report London, Oct. to news received in London dur- ing the last 24.hours, the Austrp- Geriiiuiis have made progress'at only one point on the Rumanian, front, but that point is one of regiment. Before enlisting he., was an employee the city street de- partment. His wife and family live at 337 20th St. N. jgpot Wheat Oct. Wheat Oct. Oats Flax 174% 17494 239 High........................... -.Foree'iJ'V Motliy fair 'and cold, 4, HUNS TOOK PRISONERS Berlin, via London. Oct. IS. the western bank ot the Narayuvka river, southwest of Herbutov, in Oalicla, Bavarian troops Tuesday -stormed the Russian point of support, says today's German' offlcial state- ment and took 360 prisoners and 12 machine guns. OF TRADE 10 IK LIVESTOCK The regular luncheon meeting of the matters, marketing, financing, hw and feeding, etc. All members shouhl make an effort to be present. FROM DUKE TO SIR WILFRID Ottawa, Oct. Wilfrid Law rler was the recipient last week of considerable importance; PATRIOTIC TAG OAY SATURDAY The Alexander Gait Chapter of the I O D E will hold a tag' day on Saturday of this week. One-half of the proceeds of day will go to the sailors re- lief fund and the balance for, 4 the tobacco fund and field com- 4 y torts fund for the soldiers: Pre- j vious tag days have bad good support from the citizens and it is anticipated that this 1 their i Duchess of 4. England. sr TftrJKf'; their ;