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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 21, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta OCTOBER 21, MFMBEKS OF TUB NEW CANADIAN MOUNTED RIFLES. Men Refuse To Accept New Board Of Arbitration -Grant Hall Refuses lo Give Statement r Ottawa, Oct: are _still in' -communication with both parties and doing what we can to secure an nd- .._.., jioil. T. W. Crnthers. minister of labor, this morning, in connection with tho threatened strike OH the Canadian Pacific railway sys- tem "and wo are not without hopes of a satisfactory settlement which avert a strike." Mr Crothcrs stated that he did not Wow whether the suggestion to ap- point another board ot conciliation would be accepted. Grant Hall's Statement Winnipeg, Oct. Hall, vice- president and general manager ot the Canadian Pacific railway system, who has had charge here of the negotia- tions with the company's conductors and trainmen, issued the following statement shortly after noon today: facts of the case and the pres- ent status of negotiations have been placed before the minister of labor, lion T W. Crothers. and I do not consider that I should make a state- nient at present." Word .from Ottawa confirms the presentation to the department of la- bor by the company of the application lor n new board of conciliation, and the minister, Mr. Crothers, is quoted as having the matter under considera- tion In the ordinary course there would be no hesitation in granting Rifles have distinguished themselves in the recent fighting as infantry, graphed at Camp Uordcn recently. Picture shows men of a ui .M. R. unit photo- NORWEGIAN STEAMER London. Oct. 21.-TUO Nor- wegian steamer Gustav Wige- land has capsized on the coast near Berwick and was driven on the rocks. The crew was saved. Nominated for Provincial Elec Delegates For First Time THALF TOWNSHIPS OF CAMERON RANCH TO BE Make Further Progress Towards Lose on Rumanian Front Huge Tract Of Wheat Lands North- East of City To Be Sold In Small York Solicitor Here Making Arrangements. (Special to Oic Cardston, Oct. G. Smith, oEj Levitt, :i well-know fanner, will IVOUill DCS f i- pnnaai the board, but tho men. through their the standard bearer of the executive, have notified the labor de- tlve party In the next provincial elec-1 hope 01 u Evidence that Southern Alberta land j beginning to move in a big way once more is furnished in the an- nouncement made to the Herald to- day by Hon. Peter B. Olney .of New York, administrator for the Cameron estate, iliat two and one-halt town- ships of the estate's properties north- east of the city, would bo put on the The land will mil parcels and Tt is the wners that it will he set- be' market immediately paiLiiieni uim. the conciliation board, as they hold and to executive have notified the laoor ue- uve pariy in ins iiiu......... actual farmers, and rnuue .10 partment that they will not consider tion for the riding of Cardston He leu W south are J'ul1- ._- _ _, _._ .....inimnnclu at 3. Con- was unanimously nominated at a con- vention' of -the' Conservatives held their ground that as matters now in ventloh' of -the' Conservative dlTOutf'were reviewed by the board, here last night, at which then when the majority decision 1 27 delegates present. No om 1 ._ linvo! from Snrine COU n-oducing. Hon. Mr. adverse to their claims, they have therefore'fully complied with thij re- Jiuirejnents the. Lemieux concilia- tion' act, ah'd'are.' perfectly at liberty to strike- without further notice; Their leaders .do indeed affirm .that, ii next.can now only be avoided by the company con- ceding the demands still at issue. James Murdock, vice-president of the Order of Railway Trainmen, empha- sized this today, and he added: "Neither will it do any good to throw Berry- and me into jail. That would only aggravate the situation." There'is little prospect of resump- tion of negotiations in this city, both parties having apparently the end of their tether. present from Spring Coulee, no one trom Haley, no one-from .Mountain View, no one from Taylorvi.lle. The attendance-was' dtsajropfntlng. There were about 20 present, and the speakers other In try- ing IS gain their favor. W. H. Steed presided, and with him on the platform were W. S. Ball and W A. H. Coca, of Lethbridge; J. Y. Card and J. B. Harris of Cardston. The glee club under Frank Lane rendered several pleasing selections. Two Names Mentioned Two names were put in nomination, those ot Mr. Smith and of J. Y. Card. Mr. Card, in one of his best efforts, reached i withdrew his name, and the nornina tion was unanimously accorded Mr. Smith, who accepted in a neat speech in which he said that the winning of the election depended on hard work, and asked the electors to judge him IW only by his personality, as he Intended 111 to visit every poll. Mr. Cocq posed as a representative ot the only true Con- servative party, and the usual refer- ences were made to Sir John A. Mac- 11011 ...i. Olney, accompanied by Miss Cameron, arrived in the city on Thursday morning and they have since been very with their legal -rep resentatives here arranging for {he land in Southern Alberta.' Germany's Story of The Day's Fighting WINTER SETTING IN ON RUSSIAN FRONT Berlin, via London, Oct. sian attempts to take trenches on the west bank of the river Stokhod, in Volhynia, I'rlday by troops under command of Prince Leo- pold, of Bavaria, with heavy losses to the attackers, says the oflicial statement issued today at German headquarters. In Oalicia, the state- ment adds, the Germans captured Rus- sian positions northwest of Skomoro- official statement given out to- by German headquarters staff. Mglisli attacks on the positions be- tween Le Sars and Eaucourt L'Abbaye failed, the announcement says. chy, taking 150 prisoners aud seven machiue guns. Defeat Rumanians Berlin, via London, Oct. man troops have forced their way in- Lo iievurm points of the main posi- tions of the Russians and Rumanians, south of Rachova, on the Danube, near Dobrudja. Troops of the Central Powers captured the Black Sea town of Tuzla. after stubborn fighting, and stormed the heights northwest of Top- rai Sari and the 'heights northwest lorth of the Old Man River, that part jf township'11, range 19, lying east )f the Little Bow river, and that part if township 10, range 21, lying north )f the Old Man river, making in all lilout acres. This is nil. -finv.. o Southern Alberta and he is highly ileased with what he has seen. He did not think such wonderful crops could be grown, and he is satisfied that there is-a great future belore this part of Canada. The Cameron-estate which is being disposed of now was secured from the government in the eighties by Sir Roderick Cameron, who was interest- ed with E T. Gait in opening up the sulilg nao Oalt mines here'and the founding of statement issued today by the Uer- tho cltv of Lethbridge. When the mm headquarters staff, land from the Domin- On Western Front ion the pflce'was'rixty cents per acre. Berlin, Oct, the Somme bat- Sir -RodoHclfstocliediiiart of the range with Shetland1'-ponies-as a first ven- ture and later developed a consider- able stock ranch. Some years ago part of''the estate was disposed, of through the 0. W. Kerr Co. The es- Winnipeg, Oct. Ottawa dis- patch to the Winnipeg Telegram today says: of Mulciova. Some Russian fore- o have been taken as prisoners, and machine gnns captured. machine gnns capure. going was announced in the official Eamonton, Oct. to the enforcement of tho school attendance act, under the direction of Hon. J. R, lioyle, minister-of education, the ag- gregate attendance in the rural the province has increased from in 1913 to in 1915, or an increase in two years of forty-eight per cent. iiarn; The plan used by the Department Coom of Education for. the enforcement of parrl. sists of'all township 11. tha tlefleld- 'heavy firing continues, says donald and Sir Robert Borden. The railway policy, rural credits, and other policies of the Sifton govern- ment, as well as the possibility of an election, were criticized severely. A straight appeal was made- for the .....--'-------skine ____ 'oted. straignL ladies' votes, the speakers asking them not to vote as their husbands Declines to Act on National Ser- vice Board, Because of Political Manipulation Ottawa, Out., Oct. Correspond- i _____ imtwjusn Sll ence which has Nationalists Say Govt. Is Evad- ing Responsibility on Settle- ment of Trouble CHINESE LAND Peki'n, pit: square mile of territory adjoining the French concession at Tien Tsin, has been forcibly seized by the French con- sul, with the assistance of troops. Chinese police were arrested and Frenchmen substituted for them. Replying to' a protest from the Chinese foreign office the French Ugstion at Pekin, replied that it .assumed .the. responsibility for the action. dispatches to the effect that tho British government had taken over all contracts for Manitoba wheat, aro believed- here to' mean that the British government nave assumed all contracts for Canadian wheat made !iy English importers, "The British gqvernment could, not, at least would not, without. the con- sent and co-operation of-the-Canadian government commandeer" Manitoba wheat under contract or "iii store in the Dominion. There has been" no "communication on the subject be- ween the Imperial and Dominion governments, and the dispatch must efer to contracts for delivery made y British Importers." BELLEVILLE MAN" KILLED Belleville, Oct. n. Hudson, a prominent citizen of Belle- ville, and son of the late W. P. Hud- son, M.P.P. for East Hastings, was tilled in action. Oct. Nationalist per cent. During 1915, the organization was impro.ved con- j stderably and in.that, year tho total enrolment had increased to the total aggregate .attendance -being B being a further increase of 17 per 1914.. It will.thus he seen that the. aggregate attend- ance In the rural schools has increas- ed in two years from being an' increase in two years of 48 per edit. As the years 1914 and 1915 have not.been con- siderable immigration into the coun- try this remarkable increase cannot he accounted for by large Increase of i hut is chiefly due to organization for requiring schools be kept In operation and the children i 'he to, attend the same period-the average percentage of regn-ja'" larlty-of attendance of those enrolled s; Coombs, D. W. Card, J. Farnn, J. 1. f Parrlshj j. p. Gardiner, t' lngham, John Bridge, Mrs. public tonight by the- two leaders. mem la. L narty I not only impracticable, but a dishonest I attempt by the government to evade _____ i -o.nABoihilltv The Nationalists' po Sir Robert, it will be recaUed. ac- {responsiblHg. sltaaHon.I, the di cepted the proposal of u.econmsswn, oreaches of and wrote to Sir wiiinu. committe of 12, of whom the o tion leader would name five. London. Oct. British un the Somme front have made additional headway in their push toward Ba- paume. along the main road from Al- bert, according to today's announce- ment by the war offlce, which records a gain of ground near Butte-De-War- lencourt. The statement adds: "Dur- ing the night further progress was made in the neighborhood of Buttc-Ue- Warlenconrt. There was Intermittent shelling by the enemy on our front north and south of the Ancre. "We successfully raided enemy tren- ches south of Neuve Chapelle." Huns Defeated Pe'trograd. via London, Oct. attack on the Russo-Rumanlan lines in Dobrudja by Field Marshal von Mac- kensen's forces Friday resulted in the loss to the defenders of the village ot Kokardja, the war office announced today. Later attacks on the entente lines in the same region repulsed. Winter Setting In London. Oct. is every In- dication that the winter will set in very earlv on the Russian front, ac- cording to a news dispatch from Petro- 5rad Snow has been falling thickly n tlie Russian capita! during the last two days, and there have been several snowfalls in the Carpathians. In Rumania, however, the war.the- atre which is just now attracting the most attention, the probability is .that there will be some weeks yet of good campaigning weather. Serbs Repulsed Sofia via London, Oct. of all Serbian attacks in the Cerna bend-'is claimed in the.-official state- ment jssucd-by .the war offlce .today. ONLY ONE -CIGAR A. DAY- FOR AUSTRIANS HEREAFTER Vienna, Oct. Austrian to- bacco monopoly within a few days will Issue orders to its stores which Bell exclusively all tobacco dispensed in the monarchy, forbidding the sale of more than one cigar daily to the same customer. The sale of tobacco, to minors under sii forbidden.. SAVINGS PLAN PROCEEDS Ottawa, Viet. is officially an- nounced that the plan to promote na- tional savings to meet the increasing war expenditure o? the Dominion, and to furnish further funds for the imper- ial government to assist in paying for munitions and other supplies in Can- ada, is progressing satisfactorily. BLAME THE TARIFF Peterboro, Ont., Oct. city- council last night considered the high cost of living and passed a resolution, movedjiy Alderman Edgar, asking the Dominion government-to remove the customs dutv from foodstuffs that are of high cost in Canada and prohibit the exportation of raw material for products scarce in the Dominion. The city, council will be represented in the deputation to Ottawa next Friday e only be {-1 faith, ana can omy UB w Kenali secor-sou. i DUttirig' home rule into operation. The geruians are-attacking along the en e time-is past when the -Nationalists tire line. Tlrey'are TOlinnce on the promises wjn Of the Fren rlnsliam, jonn Bruise, to the request, nu Sore-c-n J Seulo, Thos. Greggson, W. I sjr Ti10mas Tait remained at the head C Smith Jr., Mrs.' Mary Smith, Ed. of the commission he would hare been ivins Mrs B linker. Ten delegates j willing tn discuss matters with Inra we're'named to go to Calgary. W. S. sir Thomas Tail's resignation and the nail cosed the meeting.wltii a speech reasons for it had, however changed fn which he gave of criti- tne and Sir Wilfrid express ctam of the present provincial govern- ea tlle fear that this even indicated he ment, but gave no construction policy ue'trammelled by naming five dele-- gates to serve upon such a committee. C1IH6 IS petal. ------T----- f will place any reliance on the promises or'good intentions of the British min- isters; They must now have the ac- complished fact. Vedona, Greece, O.ct. 20, via Lon- don, Oct. .desperate struggle has been, in progress all day 111 the Kenali sector -south' of -Monastir. The 1 ing along the en- by the i COL. HUGH CLARK IS left wing of the French operating from Fiorina. Detachments of Halion troops are arriving at Salonika. Bulgarian Losses Salonlki, Oct. 20, via London, Oct. advancing m the Cerna region have, succeeded in push- ing their, lines several miles north of the village of Brod, inflicting consid- erable losses ou-the Bulgarians. in Canada, .Berlin, via tality" in Germany, 'aft8'; reaching the low record qt 14fpef -.-100.0 in 1913 has rame v1" a steadily 'nscendlng curve this remarkable, increase cannot 8 The'figures for 1914 crease of lring the war., 8 ary- in the riira'l schools has increased from 54 per cent.' in'19J3 16 5R.SS.pcr t. .In which is tho highest ____ Mn' in 1915 there was per luu of 1916 is 16. istics include civilians '8Th; ,nfant riortallty ntln'UeS to folio" aj'iles cending 'curve, the number of djeaths por 100 new births, after showing a slight increase from 14.1 in, 1911 and 1913 to 15.6 in 1914, dropoed tol 14 5 -Montreal, Oct. fourth divis- ion of Canadians, has been moved down to tho Somme zone, according to a dispatch from the Oaaette's Lon don correspondent, mailed under dote of October 3. The'correspondent says the Canadian troops welcome., the ac tlvity on the Somme after the Ypres lite. The troops are more in the open and the enemy can he watched more easily. Tho most serious feature of the Somme fighting is tlie exceedingly the- correspondent says he has been told-by the off leers has been appointed parliamen- fnr -ftvternal af- fairs.' 'An order-in-councll was passed some weeks ago creat- ing that' position. He is the member for West Bruce and is publisher of the Kincardine Re- view Chas. Clark of the High River Times, is a -brother. -SCOURGE SPREADING .Oct. 20. Three more deaths and three new cases qtinfan. tile paralysis were reported by the Spot.wheat Local track wheat October wheat October oats October flax 178% 161% 56% 249 V'BATHEB Low ForiCMt: Fall arid milder. Amsterdam, via London, Oct. 21 received from Berlin are to the effect that a bill Swill he presented In the reichstag Saturday asking for a new war credit of marks. Quarter Million Dollars' Worth of Stock Goes from Wallace and-Ross Ranches Twenty-four hundred head of 4-yr.-old steers which will bring a cheque run ning close to the quarter million dol- lar mark, are being shipped this week and next from the Wallace and Ross ranch southeast of Lethbridge. This is the largest cattle deal of the year and one of the biggest ever nulled off in. this part of the west. The cattle which are all four-year olds and in prime condition, are being loaded at yards on the. ranch The vards are located just across the Sab katchewan boundary hear the station :at Altawan. They are being shipped to Chicago in three tramloads The owners have hopes that tlie shipment will too the Chicago for- the beeves "are about the best ever pro- duced on the ranch. sir Walter Ross, who is in the r aer Oct. 21.-Reuter's Amster- stated to the Herald that the company dam correspondent says the Premier :mode a larger shipment a couple of of Austria, Count Karl Stuergkh, was jears ago when they so Id M.OOO shot today by a publisher of a -Vienna worth in one shipment. Mr. Ross sajs newspaper named Abler, according to ,le has. never seen more stock mm telegram at Athens from Berlin- Count Karl Stuergkh is the Aus- trian Premier His ministry- was formed Nov. 3, 1311, and was reorgan- ized Nov. 30, 1915. lie IlaS. 11BVG1 ing through Lethbridge than at pres- ent and can see no reason why, with a little effort on the uarf of the city.- tho CPR. and the stock growers TWELVE ALLIED AIRSHIPS DESTROYED v Berlin via London Oct 21 Twelve allied Aeroplanes were shot down by the Germans Bri the war oBce announced O today ttie Him the south Lethbridge should not be one ot the best livestock'markets the west. London, Oct. Central news dispatch from Amsterdam todaj says: Emperor William In a speech to the troops on the western front, after troops en the western front after Hughes commemorating deeds, Bald at !Q to in) New York, Oct the elecjtoji i are living will fight further until no-J body will ever dare again to honoi and liberty of tho German peo> ir on me cuiu, HUSMCO luoted' at 10 is shy at less than 10 the odds narrowed tteattbyiteaUestate y says a e the in the- ;