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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 6, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta Canadian Girls Entering Munition Work IE And- Are In. Possession Of All The Territory Which Was Attacked ARTILLERY ACTIONS MACEDONIAN FRONT Rumanians Repel Teutons London, Sept. an- nouncement is made by the Ru- manian war office that attempts of Germans and Buiyarians to in- vade eastern Rumania has been defeated and th-3t the Rumanians arc in possession of all the fron- tier east cf the Danube along which the attack was directed. Violent Artillery Actions Paris, Sept. artillery ac- tiona are in progress in the region ot IjiiUe Dorian and Stnimarver on tlie lUaceiloniJin front in tlio sector held by the Servians, tlio war ollice an- nounced today. No infantry engage- ment occurred Tuesday. Germans Make Admission Berlin, via London, Sept. Eian forces, says today's German of- ficial statement, have pressed back llio centre o? Archduke 'Charles Fran- cis' front, between ZIota Lipu and the Dniester river in Galicia. Call Out Reservists ;via London, Sept. JK reported that live classes of reserv- ists havc'beeu quietly called to the colors. HUes women and gin, arc offcrlnc twelves for. .or, on fol.owing the exarnpie-set by their English iisters. Hcture shmvs a scone in tl.o "Fuso" Department, of a large Cauadmn factory._______________________________________> Don't Let The Kiltie Band Boys Be-Out.-Of Pocket is ir tne people of Loth- to take up n dragging iieui an -e were going to see lo it thaf IhOjsalrc of a few dollars. Contributions, D'-ttallon and its famous band may be handed cither to Capl. Asnuitli not -oin- lo be Ml in the lurch or to the Herald, and all will be ae-; S? ifs trip to Lethbridt-e ISp-out in the tho Herald.- The standing of the fund The'French. and British Daie of "eparillMiNot oH Jnjls tives 'rhavo reached an agreement with flic Greek government which ro. licvecl the tension consoiiuenL upon the a'rroHt of the Teutonic agents by Fi-fneh and British secret service police. Under this plan the QreeV authorities will complete the arrests of persons arc to be deported without further activity on the part of the foreign police. Five hundred discharged Greek re- servists, all of them having places of in the United States, not pel-milted to embark today ter New York owing to tlio possibility of their being called out in the mobiliza- tion of the Greek army. The men made a demonstration in front of the- oiiice of the prime minister and were dispersed by the police without any Date, That's Certain beamed on the faces of Kiltie officers and men this morning when the word wont the rounds thai the bat- talion had been "warned for overseas service." Just how soon the battalion will leave Sarcee it is, impossible to say, but the boys arVall hurrying in ready to leave on a moment's notice.1 About 25 per cent, of. the men are now out on harvest furlough, but these have all been notified by telegraph or telephone and will report hack to Sar- cee by Monday .morning. At present the final medical inspection of the bat- intancy." As a result of the appeal j Previously acknoweldgcd {or fuilds to help, pay the band's ex-1 W. S. Ball......................... praises quite a sum has been rnisod'lD. E. Cameron .......u............ today. At noon the lotal had readied i J. W.- Waddell the S133 mark, but by night there Is iLcthbridge Cigar Stan 1 every indication that it will reach ben S. Drown (Majestic Theatie) ?200. It is our battalion and cur band. I R. W. Wallace It in going away lo the front soon, I surely we will .i Friend of th Working Attitude Criticized bermans Attacked Newly Won French Positions But Failed To Make Head- Push Forward and Gain New Positions. von by tliu French south ot omme were attacked several times y the Germans lust night. Their tlio war office announced to- broken by French lire. German assaults were delivered ii he region of L'enie Court and BeniJ1. In the Verdun sector the Germans evening directed an intense )0mbardmer.t. against Floury, but the 'rpiieh quick fire prevented German iifantry from advancing. British Gain New Position London, Sept. British again nishcd forward on the front last ;bt. They gained Ihe position newly announced today. Allies Keep Moving On London. Scot. the lines of the entente allies are draw- ing more closely about Comblcs and toward Peronnc and farther and far- ther their wedges are heing driven into the German lines both north and south of tiie river Somme. On a front of about 25 miles the French and British troops, supported powerfully by their enormous artillery are steadily hammering the German po- sitions' and sustaining, unflinchingly, heavy counter-attacks. me. to the east Bremen Is Prize In English Port New York, Sept. opinion in London is that the Bri- tish naval forces have captured the submarine Bremen, according to prssengers arriving yesterday on the liner Cameroilinn, The firemen is by Londoners to be safely ctowcd away in some British port. WHIIUUI. tne lueuivxii untoward incident.' Steamers sched-j talion for overseas service is under ulcd to sail from Greek ports for New at Sarcee and the unfits are being York have postuoned their departure. weeded out. Expelling the Germans So far as the Herald can learn the Athens, via London, Sept. table street battles in which-thus fat- three persons have been wounded, ar- -accompanying the arrest by Anglo-French secret police of Teutonic agents in Greece. The se- cret police are operating on their own account, not waiting tor action by the Greek government to carry oiit the terms of the Anglo-French de- mands, which included the expulsion of Baron von Schenk and sixty co- workers in behalf of the central pow- 1'remier Zaimis made a vigorous protest today to the Anglo-French ministers to Greece regarding tho occurrences. He leaves considerably, and about a month ago .00 men were needed A special ,b u UCIJUUI, ul ort was made to get these, and tiie j to mourn his loss his wife an'd four 'act that the battalion would soon be, children who reside at 41G TOth Street called proved a magnet to men >yho vished to get overseas without a long period of drill on this side. It is the senior battalion at Sarcee Camp, 'and a' considered one 'the best ever turned out of that school .of instruc- .ion for recruits Action has been started in the Su- preme Court here by Miss frankio Clarke postmistress at Clarinda post office aealnst Donald .1. McDonald, a farmer residing, in that vicinity cla.m- Ing damages for wrong done her by the spreading of alleged malic- ious and false statements by McDon- ald. The statement of claim sets forth lhat McDonald had intimated In the district that his mail 1ms ueen tamper ed with at the Olarir-da post office and that Miss Clarke is responsible. It Is Blleged that ho made the statement that two of his letters which had boon opened at Clarinda post office '.had been sent by -Htm to the post office Inspector at Calgary. The statement of claim 13 a lengthy document and re- plies various occasions on which Mc- Donald is'allegcd to havo made state- ments injurious to her in her position us postmistress. The case will likely be heard here at iho Supreme Court Bluings Mils month. NEW ZEPP APPEARS Zurich, via Paris, Sept. 6. A super Zeppelin SOI) feet long and with four gondolas made a trial (light Lake Cpn- nance on Sunday according to the SSnrlcher" Zeltung. o ft battalion is now up to about 30 men rom strength and a determined effort s being, uiaTte by Lieut. Col. Pryce- Jones and his officers to fill up.the gaps so that the unit can entrain with every place filled. _....... The Lethbridge Highlanders wore a r ag0i Gnijsling with the 50th authorized last November and 'ince Battalion. He was an Englishman'by hen have enlisted more than 1290 mlt to Canada ten years neu. 'Drafts, discharges and other i ago jmi for the'past five years be- osses, however, reduced the nuinbcis fore enlisting had worked on AH BY rsir n n r (From Our Own Correspondent) Kimberley, Sept. 5. That show which way the political wind is Mowing was evidenced at this place when J. W. DP Farris, one of the Lib- oral candidates the city of Vancou- addresswl gathering in the j school house. Kimhcrley heing ti inin- 4fi iing" center prominence, where al- ready about two hundred miners arc employed in the Sullivan mine, natur- ally there was a large turn-out of men to hear air. Harris' address, "The Van- couver Island Strike." Thomas Summers, merchant of that city, occupied the chair.- In opening his address Mr. DeFarris was at a loss to understand just how Mr, T. D. Caven, "the ivorkinsman's friend" could support a government has Another Lethbrhlge casualty is posted in today's lists, Corp. William1 King having been tilled in action in the fighting in France. Corp. the Ichaki Thos. Oxland and W. T. Parsons, delegates from the local lodge, have Delegates nuiu me nanu everyuuiig urni cmj'unuB returned from Red Deer where in the interests of the common attended the annual meeting ot the people. No honest'believer in organ- the coming year ,s the biought tlLUV-UUCU W. o 1___1. TlTlll O.J llnl hV N. H. riHn- K Banicl farm east of the city. !f is a neubew of David King and K German War Loan Is Not A Success North. MIKES'GOMMI consistently opposed labor and during its tenure of office ruled with a high hand everything and anything uglH. i iiuy gciiimu iiuonnjn m nC the So ill of Leuse Wood, the war office j Of Le' Forest, tha French have driven forward their lines, capturing the outskirts of the Anderlu wood, Hospital farm, the Kainnette wood, part of Marriere's wood and a position on the road lead- ing from Bouchavesnes to Clery. Near Ginchy, to the north ot Guille. mont. the British have made farther progress, winning all the territory be- tween the Falfemont farm and Lauxe wood, and between that wood and the outskirts of the town of Ginehy, which they captured and have held since the fighting of Sunday. On the Somme front the French have also taken the town of Chilly, situated one mile west ot'the railroad leading from Chaulnes to Roye, a line ol trenches oast of Soyecourt, and numerous isolated, positions between Vermandoyillers and Since Sunday the French alone have taken on the Somme front G550 prisoners and 36 guns, 28 of them being of heavy calibre. Fighting Around Combles London, Sept. text of todays British official statement is as fol- lows: The artillery on both sides has been active north of Pozeries and in tlie neighborhood of Mouquet farm. Last night we discharged gas successfully opposite Gomme court. "During the night our troops gained possession of the whole of Leuse wood. Fighting continues between the wood arid Combles village and around Ginchy. Yesterday afternoon our heavy artil- lery effectively shelled enemy abut- ments in Polygon wood east of Ypres." Big Shortage in the Dakotas and Wheat Before May That there will be a big market in the Dakotas and Minnesota for Southern Alberta seed wheat during Fn" ized labor can conscientiously support i bacic from Minneapolis by N. B. HaB- j this government after their who has been interested in SlatisH s showed5 tha more than 50 of the Vancouver Island miners a MmDer ot years. percent, ot the Alberta membership of Thel! Mr. Ha'nnum has iust returned, and Till-never make lit is his firm conviction that southern "workingman's Manitoba, southern Saskatchewan. use of English as the only language of instruction in the schools were passed and the ministers at ..Ottawa memor- ialized The officers for the coraiag right. The cry is as hollow- as a drum. riakotas and Minnesota will not fren s as oo riakotas and Minnesoa w the government allowed the conditions third their will hold their flrst fall sittings here v lo into harvest thaa m8-third thelr September 19. At the Vancouer Island to develop into jjcci ,J supreme and district courts side, Medicine Hat; V. G. P., Horewell, Edmonton; Grand Secretary R. Gale, Calgary; Grand Treasurer, W. T. Oddy, Calgary; Grand Auditors, ______ __ __ when! Bro. i the stench from the abandoned mine adjoining was that workmen were vomiting while following their are quite convinced that wheat will hit the mark before next May. Referring to the seed grain ques- this Mr. "W T Oddy, Ualgary; uranti Aimitors, WOI-K, uns suvenimuiiii districts Edmonion and Bro. Water- hvhich is now seeking the vote oi wide areas in uisii man bf Calgary. The Lodge to save its political where none of 'he -heat Chicago, Sept. commission of seven bishops, seven pastors and seven laymen of the Protestant Epis- copal church appointed lo revise the ritual of the church, has determined to eliminate the word "obey" from the marriage ceremony, it was learned here today. The commission will report to the general convention of the church at St. Louis October 11. Radical changes were proposed in Ibc Ten Command- London, Sept. to the German war during the' first two days indicate that the loan is a failure, according to reports from Berlin. Returns foi tne his! two davs were far behind the totil raised in "that tfine for previous loans ments, the burial and baptismal ser- L! large number of subscriptions vices and in arrangements of various been fiom citj smngs prayers. -The 10th uanks and munition firms the dis an-example-wili be shortened to patch states, hut the -oublic not 'Thou shall not covet anything tlntt responded and thuo is talk of ex is thy neighbor's It the commission s tending the time limit'to October IB.'report is adopted. Labor Cheers Declaration Against Wars of Revenge inai ".will meet nest year in Medicine Hat. Eighteen Months More of War A Report Says Geneva, '.Sept. gov- ernment Informed the Italian Prime Minister of their belief that the war will last at least another 18 months, ac- cording to Rome advices today. 7 GETS THE V. C. London, Sept. George to- day, awarded the Victoria Cross to Lieut. William L. Robinson, of the Royal Flying corps for bringing down a Zeppelin while the airship was ap- proaching London, Saturday night. London, Sept. some respects the outstanding feature of Tuesday's meeting of the 48th Trades Union- Con- gress at Birmingham was the outburst ot loud and continued applause which followed President Harry Gosling's re- marks about proposals which had beeni made to pursue an economic, war (jn Germany aflcr the military hostilities are at an end. "Many there are, Ml Gosling, worl.mgmen to save its political seed -s't: oShr-partfmf crop iiQtocrtn norc Tt-llnlf] mulffi i ___ government newspapers would make Believe, tiut were simply asking for aroteelioii that their lives might not je placed in jeopardy. After all hu- man had been exhausted To Bury Zeppelin Crew With Military Honors HIARKETS Spot wheat....... Track wheat..... Oct. wheat........ Oct. o'ats........ Oct. flax 164% 16336 155% 136 "some from sordid motives, others with a desire for revenge who speak exultantly of .trade wars and tariff wars. We are not going to let it be supposed that we countenanced onr entry into this terrible war for the purpose of coyturlng German trade Our motives, t mean motives ot over- _ whelming majority, in entering this Low 1U war worn lo enforce the recognition, I' Fofoca.t-A few mattered .hewers WEATHER Hioh; of but fair. (CONTINUED ,'px- PAGE 8) mera the deaciency. The Dakotas are nov, growing Marquis and it. showed up better than any other ..variety. this year, so farmers who have good seed Marquis lo sell this year ought to be able to find a ready market. London, Sept. crew of the Zeppelin which wft destroyed in the recent raid on the east coast of Eng- land .will be. interred, today with mih- tarv honors at Potters liar burial ground, about 14 miles from Cuftlery. Moitmg neuspaiers exnress vary- ing opinions with rognrd to I w propriety ot t mil iari funenl The Express hope the uo- cision to rue a military funeral to the Zeppelin death dealers will not be cirried out Would >ou give a militan funeral to the man who sank the Lusitaaia The Graphic says 'If these men are to be interred with the same hon- ors as accompanj tht. burial' of the giealest heroes the moral sense of the mtion Tvlll resent inothcr out- rnge as ai exawple of officnl obtuse- The Times calls objections "itf- (lescribably petty" and adds: "The flying men of the two peoples hove mutual respect for each other, due to the danger of their calling, which is something quite apart from the feeling In other branches of the ser- vice. This mutual respect has led to special treatment on both sides, and for our part, we are quite con- tent to leave soldiers to order mat- ters in their own way The Daily Mail says: "The honor of a military funeral is not conferred by the British government or people but by the.flying corps which is the commencing September 19. At the supreme court session Mr. Justice Simmons will preside. It willbe the criminal assizes and some important cases are set down for trial. Slost important of course, will be the case of -Rex vs. LombardI, the charge be- ing attempted murder. Lombardi's victim, Reuben Sillvro will be the chief witness for the crown, Mrs. Silivro will also give evidence, she having been retained here in spite of her very, evident desire to get across the line before -the trial came off. She was recently put under bond to appear. Lombard! has been in the cells all summer awaiting his trial, no bail having been arranged. The alimony case of Russell vs. Russell Involving. two Macleod peo- ple is another case of importance PARALYSIS AT KAMLOOPS appeared to be a case nothing worse than nn ordinary child's ailment Saturday, two hours afterwards developed into and was so pronounced by Dr. R. W. Irwin, the first case of infantile par- alysis in British Columbia1. .them, ct NEXT S. O. E. MEETING TO BE AT THE HAT Medicine Hat, Alta., Sept. 5. Word was received this morn- ing that, at the Grand Lodge convention of the Sons of England Benefit Souet> being v held at Red Deer, S B White- side, president of the local S 0 El lodge, has been elect- ed Grand President fos the en- >ear, Pi1! that the next 4 contention will be held .la Hedlclno Hal .1 A ;