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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 19, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta NO EARLY DOMINION ELECTION Toronto. Oct. is.-That the date for opening the next ses- sion of tile federal parliament has been fixed for some time in January, and that in tho meantime a general election of a coalition government is not and will -not be considered by the authorities at the capital, was the statement made to- night by Hon. Robert Rogers, minister ot public works, who spent part of today in tho city. Clear Home Territory of Ger- mans and Push Them Back Into Transylvania HUN ARTILLERY WAS GREATLY SUPERIOR Bucharest, via London, Oct. HP-Ru- manian troops are pushing back, the Invading Austro-Oerman forces on the Cunarder Is F1USN OH AVIATOR WHO BOMBARDED KSSEN Militarists and Rowdies Paid 15ig Money to Conduct Demon- strations Against Allies New York, Oct. Cunifd lln-j er Alaunia has been sunk by a mine LANDING MOKb ir. the English channel, between Fal- mouth and to cable advices to the C.uiiard line hero today. The Alaunia sailed from this port, October 7 wilh passengers, but t.hi., FRENCH MARINE! October 7 wil passen, Cunard line officials believe that they all landed safely at Falmouth. were Transylvania frontier. At Prae'del, according to the offi cial Rumanian statement issued to day. the drove back the Teuton 'units beyond the border. The also gained ground in nwandeflle In Trotus Valley, the Statement' adds, the Rumanians have orced the Anstro-Oermans to retire and took 600 prisoners and ,2 cannon.. Another Rumanian de- tachment attacking from. Ooiosa m Trotus area, surprised the Teutons ;md took 2uO prisoners and some ma- chine guns. Superior Hun Artillery London, Oct.. crashing su- periority to heavy artillery and ma- chine guns of the Germans succeeded in driving the Rumanians back from Transylvania, the Times correspond- ent at Buchanan telegraphs Mnder The tat filed.before the Ger- mans' had penetrated the Troezburg pass adds' that confidence prevails that the threatened danger will be avoided. e all laiiiieu irding to the usual custom. Cap- ,ain Bcnison and some of the crew were saved, according to the cable n-essage but some are missing. The Alaimta called at Falmonth Tuesday, was on her way to London when she struck a mine some time this norning. Colonies Have Grown to Matur- ity, and Old Relationship Cannot Last Athens, Oct. 19, via Loncion, Oct further detachment of French marines was loaded this morning. The commander dc- manded the use of the parliament and university buildings as bar- racks. Aroused Against Allies London, Oct. Athens cor- respondent ot the Daily Chronicle sends the following to the-papers un- der Tuesday's date: -The utmost is bemx done by the military party at Athens, to rouse the' people against .the allies. ln> to the moment of telegraphing, the police have wholly a-Mlcated -their functions and authority, and the streets of the capital are entirely gn- at over to the so-called, reservists and rowdy elements of the population. "Demonstrations show clearly that the German propaganda is still powei- fully organized. All day yesterday at I the German legation and elsewhere nonev flowed o.ut to reservists and loUier buyable roughs, to an ex ton never known, even In the palmiest. i days of Baron Scbenck's regime. That o'ich3 and assisted by a large number of" soldiers and sailors in un form made up last night's demonstrations. Athens heard shouts of longj The whole matter Indeed piece of mixed p..... Greater Sacrifices Yet Demanded in an tr-optim wars duration. Canada, than she has done, for the end of the .Montreal, Oct. night, said he was Germans Are Concentrating Efforts On Building Up Strong Defences In Every Village On The Western Front British Front in France, via London, Ort lil.-The war will last another ,ear, according to the concensus of opinion amollf the British soldiers and their leaders. It is also the opin- Ion of the Germans, if the views of prisoners count for anything. Before the grand offensive started a high an- thoritv informed the correspondent of the Associated Press I hat the Gorman line would not be broken this summer, and that slow operations, wearing down the Germans, would be inaugur- ated and would probably last through another summer. With the approach of winter conditions which make'mili- tary operations dinlciilt, the officer re called his prediction, and speaking 01 .______ the situation today, he said: wt .-____u I know whr.t the German resources were and what ours were, and tho time re- quired to force a decisive victory for our arms is a matter of calculation. German prisoners taken during the summer Invariably spoke ot peace be- ing a certainty in the autumn. They regarded the Somme offensive as the final effort of the allies for a decision, and that after it, peace would be made. Their tone has been entirely different of late. They recognize that it Is a fight to a finish between the man two toes, and London, Oct. 19. Speaking la ,iight at the farewell dinner ot the Canada club to the Duke of Devon- _ shire Andrew Bonar Law said thai reactionarleL w en they thought that Canada, and Oiey only.nced show ten, other dominions that had flefcat the measures so much for the empire had .not even who they believed to be a voice in the use of the treasure mKisur Big Delegation Goes to Ottawa to Discuss Serious Situation in Canada Nov.'. Ottawa, Ort. suh-com- Can't Supply License Plates Fast Mostly Farmers While- breaking bank" clearing re- eords; wheat yield records, and van- cus 'other records .too numerous to mention, tethbridge and Southern Al- Herta are busy breaking the automo- bile purchase records also, and this city has become established in the nast six months as tho Mecca of auto- men they have 'supplied, they must reame it required great tact good; felin" and common sense not-only the part of the dominions, but also on the part of those at home to prevent! friction that would be diststrous to the cause in which they, were engag- ed The Duke of Devonshire would, mother country stood, but it was a position that cannot bo permanent as. The war had made-a great dltfeieace lad shown, the dominion., that of the allies, wnu uicj divided as to the measures to be tak- en." niliwa (Jin., iniitee of the cabinet named to con- as a desperate the of the cost of living itions and defi-1 m May forenoon listen to, rer ie- who were per- scntatives municipal labor ano. 'other bodies interested ra the s tna tion The Interview will take place in the house of commons chamber and it is expected that the delegation to wait upon the mimste.; will he a WON'T RELAX THE REGULATIONS ON CANADIAN CATTLE London; Oct. 19. In the House of Commons Wcdnesuaj night tun secretary of the Board of Agriculture said It was inadvisable yet to relax regulations against the impor- tation oC Canadian cattle as it was.inadvisable yet to relax regulations against the impor- tation of Canadian cattle as it' was much doubted if such a v course would increase the sup- v ply or reduce the price of meat v in England. v v Paris Oct. Serbians have captured" the village of Hrod on the western end of the Macedonian front, the war office announced today. nit that would bid them no age tnat w j. F. Hamilton, to Be a D'uff Acting City Clerk It will be a three-cornered race for tho office of public works Ex-Aid. J. F. Hamilton today aefinitely announced his candidature Mr. Hamilton is not the dark horse about whom there is so much talk, but as nominations are more than a month awav there is plenty of time for sev- eral dark horses to enter the race. gentleman often mentioned as the likely dark horse is former Sneer Arnold, who .is now residing m raleary He has, however, written a Smd Yn the city thatW trtUnot a candidate, although he: had. thought at one time of running. possible candidate was eliminated from the race yesterday when the cltv council passed a reso- mtion appointing Donald Duff as act- ing citv clerk to take the place of J. Russell Oliver when that gentleman vacates the position next month to go on the hustings. power and resources -j. that an ultimate decision will from fearful attrition on the western, front which now will know-no inter- Son until the end. The Teuton, are determined to make every village on the western front a fortress which will vield only when reduced to pow- der by shell fire, and every gully and crater a machine-gun post to secure their defence against critical defeat. At the period when the weather is ad- verse to offensive operations else- where the Germans are apparently concentrating every possible man and eun against. Rumania. The view of British officers is that German officers hope to crush Rumania so that when hey have to face the. common allied, offensive in the spring they may not have to defend the immense length of the Rumanian frontier in addition to. what "hey-have-had to defend- this. 3UIt Ts'the universal remark among the: that never has the morale of he prisoners varied more than now.. will notice that wo are always taking prisoners and that the Germans got very few of said a start small parties of our men are bound to get into hazardous posi- tinhs in this kind of intricate opera- ton 'at close quarters, they-die rather S' lender TtriernsmSe SSvA. better and some never ally threw up their hands mans praally trew up walked into the British lines. But the soldiers who took them prisoners or the r commanders had no illusions throws ier it is the German his hands on the ap- m not to acting premier, to nude, take tb make secure i work fnrmins a ministry. "rV-rtm. faked for time in .wind ta whichlwWch win matter and consult sai- the delegates 1 -f Hen Robert. Y-..c---- Cl-others and Hon. C. J. license "plates have been sold in the "rs nine months of. 191C. When ,t is considered that auto owners may send] S Edmonton direct for their plated, or; .ecuro .them W Calgary, Bow Island or Medicine Hat in the south it Is easily-seen that the number of cais llli within a radius of 50 miles ot Zthbridge is amazing. That 1000 cars 'have-been sold this year already with- in a'radius of 60 miles of the cltj, Sergt. McMulIen, Former Resi- dent, Killed in 39th Man Returns Word has been received in the city of tlie death in England of Sapper S. 0 adzing thing about the ;iUOo. nocb and secrcinri thos, who K ed.from England, having been dis be establish- members Another amazing number of sales -is that so many ot torn are to farmers. One salesman elated to the Herald this morning that Jhere Is today a.larger percentage of farmers owning cars in Southern berta than in any other Canada.- And the-crop is only 30 pei compaiiies can establish a fairly accurate barometer of the auto- mobile business being done by their record of gasoline sales. Wore than three limes as much gasoline will bi consumed in Southern Alberta thl than was the case last. Tho trouble experienced by the autc mobile agencies is in getting machines Slipped in-fast enough to. supply the demand Two agencies, got in throe rirloads 'the other day. Every one was sold before: being in the garago dry or lie jam. member of theater He was discharged in England iarrison_ of f the across, cancer stomach. Mr. Harrison went short time ago to be with The manor of a successor to Hon. Walter Scott in the premiership is therefore, still in the hands of the lieutenant-governor. At .today's meeting of the council of the Board ot Trade, President Mar- noch and Secretary Hay were in- New Record In Bank Clearings Anew record in bank clearings vvas'establishcd in Lethbridge for the week ending the'.figures beiMS The previous ,re- cord was 03% on November 21, 1912.' The.figures for the same period of last year were an of or 75 per cent." uroiires iv officiallv All sains achieved yester day were held in the face of several counter-attacks. Huns Claim Success BC'lin, via London, Oct. perate fighting occurred Wednesday on the Somme front, tho war office announced, in consequence of efforts to pierce the German line 03 the Le Bars Morval front. Attacks were con- tinned from daybreak .until noon, and "re said to have failed. German posi- tions either were Held- or were recap- iirnd after being lost. dry of the d It was poiuicu uui. uj that the volume of telegraph busin being, done .in the city has increased enormously, and pro i- before they reach any .messenger _. two block! business house. DROP IN TRANS-ATLANTIC All believe that the war has entered a stage where no compromise Is to be nected and- where victory will go, side "with the ability' to stick the longest. Winnipeg. Han.. Oct. ported to'day that the negotiations be- tween the C P. R. conductors arid trainmen and the company hay reached the stage regarded as so hopeful for compromise that the union de e-ates-who live out of Winnipeg are buving berths for their return trips. Lenders of the men are reporting to the delegates this morning on the, re- sults of their, conference ..with Grant HIP ponmanv. yes- sults of their, conerence Hall, representing the company, onference with RATES NOW ien >nrmor vpai. tiafnrn thpv reach any nuuw. r for Home SORE AT PAPERS Havana, Oct. 17, via New York, Oct. Carranza government, of Mexico today notified .Cuba that un- less Cuban newspaper attacks on Mex- ico cease, it will make incompatible J flaincd. London, Oct. drop in v Lloyd's .trans-atlantic insur- ance rates, is believed here to be