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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 28, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta SEVEN, BRITISH GAINS ON WEST FKON Thousands of Men Arc Being Deported and Terrible Con- ditions Are Inflicted By the Germans London, Oct. The German reign of terror in Belgium is taking its full course, the special, correspondent of the Times at Amsterdam telegraphs. "The he says, "learns that lists of burghers designated for forced labor in pursuance of the new German order, are posted everywhere in Belgium. Many burghers already have been removed. "On Monday another citizens taken from Ghent and sent to Germany. Though a telegram from] the German Wolff agency reports, there are spectators at the open- ing of the so-called Flemish Univer- sity at Ghent, including teachers and students. Tho occasion passed un- observed by the majority of the in- habitants because of the impression caused by the removal ot so many citizens. "Five thousand were taken to the railroad station, amid tears and lam- entations. Groups of citizens drove through the town In vehicles, singing patriotic songs, and sarcastic verses nboiit the Germans, but there was no resistance. "The previous week there were dis- turbnnces in which the burghers were (wounded. "Impotence of the against the military was. demonstrated. The Germans.have warned the public m proclamation against resisting or in- suiting troops. -Also the pennans have announced that all Belgians se- lected for removal, must prepare two iiairs of boots- and woollen blankets. At Zelzaete, have received or- ders to prepare for deportation. At Oudenarde have been named. At Melle a suburb of Ghent, BOO Dur- ghers, who for the last six weeks have been engaged in forced labor at Dix- mude, have returned. They complain- ed ot poor food and treatment, and looKed pitiful. There are similar re- uorts from Hainsilt. "C-.-i Monday there was a fire in a warehouse at Lokeren, which had been rented by the Belgium relief commission Great stores of provisl sions were lost, including 50 tons of wheat. There is' deep anxiety as to provisioning the., .town, as the whole harvest has been confiscated by the Germans." HON. VV. M. MARTIN Now Premier of Saskatchewan. Glasgow Mont., Oct. bers of 'the Royal Northwest Mounted Police ot Canada, and the local authorities believe that In the arrests of J. C. Anderson and Edwin Clarke, of Dobson, re- cently, an organized gang of al- leged cattle rustlers has been broken up, and the leaders jailed. When the men were arrested 25 head of stolen horses were recov- ered, it is alleged the animals were being held by Anderson at Dobson. The arrests were made by Staff-Sergeant Mundy of the R. N. W. M. P. with the assistance of Sheriff C.' W. Powell and. his deputies of this county. Mayor Docs Believe That One Will Be Forthcom- ing Either "I don't think you will find any can- didate on the new platform outlined in the Herald the other said BATTLE FOR MONASTIR Athens, via London, Oct. The battle for Monastir continues with unabated vigor, but continual arrival of enemy reinforcements msskes the struggle a very severe one and it is likely to lact for some time yet, seeing that pressure has failed to relieve the situation. On the contrary, the Bulgarians have been able to send men from the Danube to the Monastir front. AT VERDUN Paris, Oct. forces in the region of Verdun last night captured by the use of hand gre- nades a quarry to the northeast of Fort Douaumont held by the Germans, It was -officially an- nounced by the French war office this morning. Brisk artillery duel continues in the region of Douaumont. ON THE SOMME Berlin, via Sayville, Oct. Infantry engagements between the Anglo-French and German for- ces, on the north bank of the Somme river, began anew Friday, says an official statement issued today by the German army head- quarters staff. RUSSIAN FRONT Berlin, via Sayville, Oct. The Russians have renewed their attacks on the Austro-German lines west of Lutsk, in Volhyna, the war office announced today, delivering an assault Friday af- ter two days' artillery prepara- tion in the neighborhood of Za- turze. The attack, according to the official statement, failed com- pletely with heavy losses to the Russians. HUN GUNS ACTIVE London, Oct. official statement issued hy the British war office today relative to mili- tary operations In northern France says: "The enemy's artillery was active during the night in the .neighborhood of Les Boeufs. Otherwise there is nothing to re- port." NO MILK IN BERLIN I nnrion, Oct. Reuter dis- patch from Amsterdam today says, "According to the Berliner Tage- blatt there Is no longer'any milk in Greater Berlin or other large towns except for invalids." TWO KILLED GUUtEMONT FRiCOURT MAURBWS Believe War Will End If Rumania Can Be Russian And Rumanian Forces Are Still Being Pressed Back Berlin, via London, Oct. Rapid German war office announcement. military progress in Rumania has ex- Austro-Hungarian forces captured sev- erted a favorable influence on the prr-.l from the Russians, at tho Berlin bourse, where hope grows that point of the bayonet, and took more the Rumanian campaign will prove decisive for the whole world North of the Somme-the British have progressed towards Grandicourt and Pys taking the Regina and Stuff redoubts. The former was once in the hands of the Canadians but could not be retained. This is thu feeling that is beginning than 500 prisoners. On tho northern frontier of Ruma- nia the Austro-Gcn Pursuing Rumanians Two More Years of War Providence R I., Oct. Providence Journal today publishes the following letter from London, dated October 14: "Careful estimates, of the probable duration of the war from sources which include the best brains of the military organization of France, Great Britain and which also reflect the personal belief of General Joftre In su- preme command on the western front in Europe, has established the belief among the allied government! that there can be no cessation of hostilities during the next two yean." This is the teenng mat is negimmij; tin; rtuoi.iVJ-MI.-Imail forces captur- to be expressed in many other quar-'od from the Rumanians the height in ters including military circles where the region south of Kronstndt, and weight is attached to Hindenburg's extended their advance Into Partzuga reported dictum, "Our offensive lies in i valley. the east." In this larger aspect of the! general military situation the Joss SayTllIet Oct 2S.-Teu- aT-! command of Field Marshal Van Mack- ternut to reatze that it .is of no de-'ensen continue their pursuit of Rus- CisTve Importance, and that it must.sian and Rumanian armies, in north- not be permitted to distract attention ern Dobrudja, says the German offl- rom the uvo-lronf offensive against clal statement. Forces of the central Rumania. Berlin Reports Victory Berlin, via Sayville, Oct. tonic troops have won a victory in Dornawtra region near the junction point Of the frontiers of Bukowina, powers and their allies are meeting with little resistance? It is declared. Occupy New Town Sofia, Oct. Teutonic allies under command of Field Price iNbw Close to Magic Mark Cents Gain Hast Week Wheat is so close to the magic twe- dollar mark today that only an up- heaval will keep it from topping the. Russians TO ISIHBAIIERYAFIER Start Big Move London, Oct. telegram received In Rome from a German source reports there are Indica- tions of the beginning of a tre- mendous new Russian offensive in Galleia and says the dis- patch-from the Italian capital re- ceived by the TWO KILLED heaval will keep it from topping the _ _ Oct. following 00 mark within a short time. Farm- II I ficial communication was issued this i ers expect to sell ?2 wheat and the Ii evening: "The ministry of munitions grajn men expect to pay that price. tfi vt c k wheat has works an ere ee ties, including two deaths a-nd ten per- sons seriously burned." MANUFACTURER DIES Toronto, Oct. 'H. Herr, mang c This advance on Southern Alberta s crop of more than bushels of wheat means an additional 000 or more that will be poured into Mayor Hardie this morning while manufacturer of shade cloths and up festerings, president and director of several local companies, and a promi- nent club man, died today. He was Edmonton, Oct. Private John Chipman Kerr, who lias 'been gazetted; as winning the Victoria Cross by ef- fecting, the. capture of C2 men, was a member of the 06th battalion, which was recruited here under Lieut. .Col. McKinery. Before enlisting he had a farm in the Peace River country and previous, to thai .was chef at the Corona hotel here. London, Oct. Acting-Corporal Leo Clarke, of nn Ontario battalion, 'has been awarded the Victoria Cross gossiping about the coming election campaign. "Personally I would like to see a candidate come out on such a plat- form. It would give concrete form and we would, learn what the people think about the scheme of placing an advisory commissioner, in the department of public works. The whole question of commissioners' sal- aries would probably be threshed out and the people would have their say." Of course the mayor would oppose the candidate on an economy platform of the sort described. He states that fact openly. He thinks the majority of the citizens are satisfies! with the commission as it stands. So the question is resolved .into a matter of finding a candidate to repre- sent the Radicals. Who will it be? NORWEGIAN STEAMER SUNK London, Oct. Norwegian steamer Lysland has been torpedoed and sunk, says a Rltzau ag- ency dispatch from Stavanger, Nor- which adds that the crew, was "for most conspicuous bravery." notice of award states that he The was detailed with lite section of bombers to clear portions of a newly-captured and cover construction of a After most of his party had become casualties he was building a ihlock when about twenty of the ene- my with two officers counter-attacked. Clarke boldly advanced against them, emptied his revolver into them and afterwards emptied two enemy rifles which he picked .up in the trench. One of the officers then attacked him -with the bayonet, -wounding him in the leg: he shot him dead. The enemy then ran pursued by Actmg- Corporal Clarke; who shot four more and captured a firth. Later he was ordered to'a dressing station, but re- turned next day to. duty. Clarke hails from near Hamilton, Out. ELECTION IN REGINA Regina, Sask., Oct. mier. Martin stated today that writs would be issued for a bye-election in Regina city within a week. The premier t, said, he was anxious to ftad a seat before the-opening of the. ti legislature, and wonli! contest himself. born at Syracuse, N.Y., in 1S41. Vancouver. Oct. T. Scott, charged with an infraction 'of the uuu or utuie i------- cnargeu wiui au t..v strpnpth and one officer for each adL the country than would have been the election act in the plugging scandal 50 men up to the 300 mark case had the price remained where rt last FeDI.uary, appeared in police mrt this morning. He was repre- Ofjice: yumi. ui. Mnj-ghal Von Mackensen, have oecu- Transylvania and Rumania, says Hirsova on the rjanube river, I about 40 miles north of the Tchernavo- 'da-Constanza line, says the Bulgarian war official statement today. There Is i no great activity on other Bulgarian fronts. Heavy Teutonic Attack Petrograd, Oct. man forces launched a series of vio- lent attacks against the Russian and Rumanian positions on both banks of the river Bystritza, in the region of.. Dorna Watra, Friday, says-a Russian official statement, compelling the Rus- sian advanced posts to abandon two heights. On Transylvanian Front London, Oct. troops un the Transylvanian front have reached Campulung, ,2Q. miles the Rumanian border, says -a Petro- With the reporting-for; duty, of, five rad dispatch to the Chronicle. men from TStliJDepot Battery nas passed the 100 mark this week, "and is now out to .establish a a record for the second hundred. The strength of the unit today Is 104 men. As stated Thursday, .the. authorized strength is to be so Lieut. Nelson is going to press recruiting from now on in an. effort to secure the addition- al 200 men wanted this .fall.. The new order allowing a strength of SOO men also allows the regular complement of officers for .the first 135 men, which is regulation battery Active Campaign to ficers and N. C. p.'s Go to Kingston J nil LI IIIC pliv.c on October 14th. On that date was 011 uoiuuc. T cou s mor. October wheat closed sented by joseph Martin, M.P. Saturday'it closed at 1.7S. Today it aDpiiej for an adjournment. No plea entered. The case will proceed 6th. closed at 1.89. The same gain neit week will bring two dollar wheat. The indications that ?2.00 wheat will come in Canada are good because; that price has been paid In Minne- apolis for some cars already deliver- ed Minneapolis October wheat today hit the high point of closing.at American farmers are also, talking dollar corn, which will meanj an increased price for oats paid to Western Canada farmers. New York, Oct New York. World has the following cable from London: "Leslie Anderson, of Brookhayen, Miss., a student at the University of Missouri, who was one of the tour. Americans on board the'1 steamship Welsh Prince, torpedoed on October 3, reached here today. 'We were torpedoed without warn- ing by an unknown he told the World 'correspondent. 'The wav Which adCIS tltat UIU "iu _.. taken on board a submarine to a point! three Americans on board besides near the Norwegian coast, where they myself, were slightly wounded. Three were placed aboard another Norwegian of the engine room crew were killed vessel. Farmers AH Anxious To Pay Off Loans This Year .'A _e fVlof fllO (ImVP 11H 1 1J1JO allow an additional three officers so that if the battery were up to strength, it would "07 officers and men on tile roll. The unit now has 60 horses and nu- ing will start next weel.i._ Tonight a number of non-commis sioned officers and officers leave for Kingston to take courses at Military College. The fall term opens on Nov. 2 Those taking the courses are Lieut: .Blundell, and Lieut. Jas Tibbits at tached to the 78th Battery, and Lieuts Sam HoHyman, T. B. Caughey, Tom Fisher and Dean, attached to the 26th Battery, all of whom take the officers' course; and Sergts. Stewart and Robison: Corns. Wallace, Bon- and Wlutlock; ;and Bombardier Winnipeg, Oct. ,T. S. Dennis, assistant' to the president of the. C. P. R., Baron Shaugh-, head of the.- railway's department of. natural resources, with: offlce at Calgary, 'has been transferred to Montreal as assistant to baron, with special duties in con- nection yfltb. colonization and the de- velopment of Canada's resources ad- jacent to the company's system. P. L. Nalsmith, who has been man- ager for' some years, succeeds Mr.y Dennis at Calgary. London, Oct. Z. Malcolm, Un- nell anii Vvliitlock; ;and. Bombardiers ionist member of the house of com-! jicpilee, Costiean, Blain, and Black, mons for Croydon, has sent to theiall of wnom are attached .to the 78th; The inserted picture is of Mr. Nai-. was {ormerly a resident of. as sent to theiall of whom are attached .to the '8th, L general manager of tha London, press some figures ho has i tattery? anll Sergt. Tom Hamilton at- c received from David Lloyd George, I to the 2oth battery, all of minister of war, in regard to the num take non-commissioned, of- ber of German prisoners of. wir in British hands and the number, of Brit- ish prisoners of war held in r- Paris, Oct. bomb dropped by aviator of trfe entente allies.killed the engineer driving the triin of Emperor William of Germany, according to Informa- tion rece'ived at land. many. The German prisoners luld -by the British Military officers, 729; other "-auks, naval officers, 150; other ranks i Total fleers' coursi STRIKE IN PARIS CONSCRIPTION CAUSES DIS- i Paris, Oct. strike of street SENSION IN AUSTRALIA I car ,vhjcn began in the London, Oct. 27. to. _ vesterdav, is report- Total. J S" treasury commonwealth; A.j trlct. Up to the present the strike The number of British prisono.'s or! has i war .held in Germany are: Military! A T 923; other ranks, al officers, 47; .other ranks, Ml. Ti- tal, Gardiner, of has not resulted in the stoppage A J Russell, assistant :minister of: tne service, but there is considerab _ in- number of cars Tm full amount of their loans; that the loan must run-the number of-years for which It was drawn." This statement, was made to' the Herald this morning by A. C. Middle- mass, Alberta manager of the Stand- ard Trusts Co., reflects the prosperity C W. PETERSON GETS THE BIS JOB Calgary, Oct. W. Pe- terson, for many years a promi- nent resident of Calgary and presidcnt.of the Alberta Sheep Breeders' association, has been A. J. IXUSHell, aaolaiiiiii. marine, have resigned. :I.t is under- stood, the correspondent-, adds, they are opposed to conscription. Official reports, says the correspondent, fore- cast a victory for conscription which is to be held in Australia tomorrow. in any district In my life as there has been In Southern Alberta In the past two years." Mr. Middlemass' advice to the farm- which R. B. Bennett is director general. diminution in the number of cars rtn- nlng. The Intrasigeant says the strike is due to the high prices of food and tho Insufficient wages paid the em- ployees, especially the women, who receive five francs daily. OF ALLIES' CAMP IN ATHENS in Medicine s'ecur'in'g 'some HvestockT bet- MARKETS wsb r walked into me t jonn-n hy same Ume .improving Local I W pusuiuil iv. "wv. j_ hoa ffrpat fnlfh fn the Fllx JIUSIUIUII W -i------- peeved when lie found he couldn't dp as he -wanted. That Is the situation all over the south. It Isn't a matter of collecting interest oh loans. We could, I believe, collect every cent, interest and principal that have lent to the farmers in this part The company has great faith in the future of the south. Mr. Middlemass looks for another big acreage, to be under crop next year, so is preparing by opening up a permanent, office in with Eugene Nail, dent inspector, in.charge. WEATHER penturt. In police court this morning W. M Gillelan was fined one dollar and costs on a charge of employing chil dren of schdol age during school hours. The charge was laid by pro bation Officer Lamb. The other day ]ie happened along and found 32 chil __ i dren from one school -busily engaged ---------'------i in nicking up Mr. Glllelan's spuus, 1 and" as the practice has become alto gether too common he laid a plaint. The section of the act ernlng this offense states: No child under the age of IB years who has not a valid excuse under this act ihnll-be employcd'by any person during school hours, while the public school of the district in which the child resides is' In session, and any person who employs a child in con traveation of this Section shall incur a penalty, not exceeding 420 for each otfenM. 189 173 189 248% iped on the rounds of the Zeppeion (upppp which is the Greek Exhibition build-, ing H adjoins the King s Palace, er picture.) OLD HOSTELRY CLOSES UP Kingston, Ont, Oct the re- sult prohibition, the British cati hotel, the oldest hostelry In tbur city, will close its doors on night The been tor upwards ot yean. ;