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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 28, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME IX. GREECE train THE ALLIES NOW Ira Noted Inventor Of Filtration, Here To Take Up Matter With Council TENDER LOW, BUT PLANS OBJECTED TO Ira II. Jewell, of the Jewell Filtra- tion Co., and a noted Inventor of the .United States, is here from Chicago! today with other his com. jiany, in an effort to change the minds of the city commissioners regarding the awarding of the contract for the new city filtration plant to the Rob- erts Co. Sir. Jewell is meeting the commissioners today, and. it was at his request that they postponed the final signing of the contract for the Hoherts plant. Mr.' Jewell hopes to bo able to meet iiny. objections that the commissioners had to his proposition, which was the city at the lowest tender, the figure being .til 8 Roberts, plant being hid in. at When- the! plant was first tendered iipon 'though tKe" Jewell people were lowest, their It is stated the .commissioners, .were not nearljvafl complete as the Roberts plans, and af- ter thorough investigation the com- missioners decided to award the con- tract to the Roberts people, who are ready to start work at a moment's no- However, Mr. Jewell asks them to le-open the matter, and whether the commissioners will do so will prob- ably be nodded today. If the matter is re-opened, the Roberta people will also have to be given another hearing. llr. Jewell hopes' to be able tn con- vince the commissioners that even at the lower price, their plant will be as complete as the. Roberts plant. The Jewells :are known in the Unit- ed States as the fathers of filtration Mr Jewell's father patented many valuable-filtration processes, and sold most of his patents, OMr. Jewell him self lias 'patented'' new processes upon which he bases, the construction o the present-day Jewell filtration plant Mr Jewell, it is understood, was already on his way here from Chicago before the commissliners bad-reached Mr Jewell hopes to be able to con- tract to another firm, and when he Heard of the decision, be merely asked Two Men From South Country Alleged to Have Helped Ne- gro to Gel Away GREECE TO DECLARE WAR ON BULGARIA AT ONCE Sept Associated Press is in a position Jo slale positively thai KinK Conslaiilinc- decided this morning in favor of immediate declaration of war on Bulgaria. PRINCE GEORGE RECALLED London, Sept. George of Greece, brother of King Constantino, who has been in London for some lime representing Hie views of Ihe Greek court, today received a telegram Irom the king recalling him to Athens. TO CO-OPERATE WITH ALLIES London Sepl. council of Greek ministers has de- cided in agreement with King Constantine upon military operation with Ihe enlenle powers, a Kcnler disnatcli I Athens dated Wednesday. BATTLESHIPS WITH ALLIES London. Sepl. Greek battleship Hydra has joined Ihc allied Heel, according to a Router dispalch Irom Aliens. 'There is an unconfirmed report, the dispalch adds, that the BRITAIN'S AIR1 HERO AND HIS.-TAKING V.C., of the Hoyal. Plying Corns, who brought down 111 at Knfield, is seen stepping out of a R. F. C. "prairie atory to undertaking another day's dangerous duty. The a nearer view of his smiling physiognomy. L-erman Zeppelin Vice-Pies Slated As Sue cessor, But Sn H. Holt May Hold Helm foi While _ Germans Fooling Themselves New York, Sept. Persistent re ports" are being circulated again that the .perman undersea; merchantman the Bremen, will arrive at some port on the''Atlantic coast within the, next six days'. Despatches from London say that Berlin newspapers are ac claiming enthusiastically the Brem en s arrival at New :London, Corill: There are no reports, of the Bremen having been sighted. that the. signing of a held over until his arrival. done. the contract he This was C Wakelm receded the new this morning that Gunner Wakelin ot the Sllli Bdtteiy is in a hospital 'at Reading, England, stiff ei ing with a broken leg caused an accident while going Into action aftei being at a rest Toronto Sep' 2" The rmancii Post a infiimeil Canadian fm ancinl feitmei, the lolloping report on the front page of its latest issue: It is not that- --Lord Suaughnossv will q] olth retlie from the presiilenc; ot the Camdian tic. lie Ins not been in the belt of health foi som- time ind lie teels keenly the death of his soil in action ill France. It is hut-'-.natural that he should de-lire to be relieved of some of his lesponsiblliltes Hon ever, it is not immobible tint lie will feel impelled In of stress to render'Service to. the nation .in some other capacity There is no dciith ot blight jouns men in the higher positions on the C. P. R. I old Ins .perform ed no si eater iemce to the load and country thin In till, nai he Ins found trained inspned men and created a wonderfulls efficient orqaimalion Mr Bun is aenenlh legarded is jlated for the mesiduiei ind Mr Ueatly, the chief bohciloi is also tie fluently mentioned It in 15 be how .ver that Sn Herbert ilolt will a- sume the sipieme direction for a time, as Lord SlnughiiLSSi md t le di rectors feel that in Mew of the bis national and othei probleiis looinn g up, a man of Sir Herbert s b.oad oral expeiience is more neccssirv Sir Herbert Is the last ot the old guaid now associated with the roid as sistant chief engneei ho soh ed of the difficulties lii caiumg the line over the Hookies. amp expected. s doing .is well as call he Vice-Admiral Dul'onrnel in UK: Mediterranean. Koine interesting developments are expected tomorrow in the trial of Geo. Dock-and'-James Sleesor from the south country, on the charge of aiding in the escape of Peter Washington, the negro who -is wanted across the border on a murder charge. Wash- ington, II. will be remembered, escap- ed from the custody of a U. S. official on the train coming out of Dunmore to Lethhridge. some" time ago. Wash- ington away into the south conn-1 mere is an uncomirincti ix-yiu i, u.v try. hut WKS finally caught near the j battleships Spelsai and Psara and lour Greek destroyers border. He is now In the barracks. joined Ihe combined Anglo-French naval lorces under here. Dock and Sloesor were taken 1N up by the mounted police on a charge ot giving Washington assistance. Slee- or in his preliminary trial made a atemrat that he had offered Wasb- ngton a bis wagon. As they driving along some shots were ired at them and the negro told leesor it was the police after him. [e asked Sleesor to drive faster. Sloe- or did not stop but took him to Dock's lace. .Dock, is alleged to have shel- ered the negro. Judge Simmons will hear the trial omorrovf.-i.Whether Washington will onsent to give evidence against the leu who are alleged to' have aided im .is a question. savs altaUer'dispatciri'roin Fade Away With Big Guns When British Sweep Up On Somme Front BULGARIANS REPULSED IN HEAVY ATTACKS: Huns Have 3rd Merchant Sub. London, Sept. Amster- dam correspondent of the Ex- change Telegraph says travellers who have arrived from Bremen report that the third Gentian com- mercial submarine will be ready to sail within a month. This submarine, to be known as the Kaiser, is said to be slightly larger than the Deutschland. Germans Fearing to Leave Shelters Undei Heavy Fue Are All Captured British' Front in nance Sept 27 ua'oi Ouulecouit, and hav> gone uut the blue of the great NORWEGIAN STEAMER .SUNK London Sept Noraegun steamer IHila Ins been sunk The crew was -landed. Toronto, Sept. delegate to the convention of the trades an labor congress continued today the bombardment of the industrial dis- putes act, after Solicitor O'Donoghue had made his report regarding a few changes to make it more palatable to labor. His efforts in this dnection, however, met -with Indif- ferent success. Judging by the tenor of the debate, a very large number of delegates are opposed to the whole principle of the act, because il deprives the employee of the right to strike, which many of them still consider is their only ef- fective weapon. Adam Anneerson, of Montreal, cre- ated interest during the general storm of denunciation by his strong ippiov al of the principle of the act, which, I ever, ho thought was being oper ated in the interests of the employers. He declared that in the hands of a strong executive the industrial dis pules act, with some amendment would be of great service. i i.l'giive KMuti, of l-en.i'e, and Duid Irv ue, of Lailysniilh. representing the mine workers. Their experien e ot the act was such thai they wished for its speedy abolition. Melbourne, Australia, via Lon- don, Sept M Higgs, minister announced today m the; house that the government proposed to confiscate all war pro- -fits in excess of a small maximum to be established, and reduce the limit of the income tax exemption to except in cases of mar- nod men and of single men with dependants Old age pensions will be increased to 1.3 shlllinas, 6 pence. Drop Bombs On Bucharest Berlin via nan aiiators Wednesday again drop- ied a great number of bombs on Bu- charest according to today's German official statement which adds that several points of the Rumanian capi- tal "are still burning as the result of our previous, attack." Frost Comes Too Late Here To Damage Grain ant killing frost of the season out of the past eight: the first killing 1 he nrsi Killing yi ___ nflor Ihfi enuinoxMnd for Lclhbridgu came last night when a temperature of 24 degrees was rcgis- leied it the farm, where the lecoids art kept foi the govern- ment As practicills all the grain in (lit Letbb.idge distiicl is cut, except frost has come after'the and that there has been no fiost whatever registered it the experiment il firm earlier than Sept llth for the pist five years This would seem to illdi cate 'that the country is giaduall) SHIP LIQUOR BY PARCEL POST Corpus Texas; Sept U rximinal.iou of parcel post piclages 111 the postoffice. following the deteg lion of an odor of disclosed th it ft San Antonio woman had sent two sofa pillows to a Texas guaids, nnii at Camp Scurry here eich of which contained a pint .6 Corpus Christ! is in prohibition .territory. .Authorities have reported matter !or investigation L me twhldwsm d; growing warmer as agricultural de frost do freely iny damage velopment piogresses Hi______________ FAMOUS .GERMAN Again the farmers of this district have occiilon to be gritoful and the Intli- are thit the great bulk of the Lrom will again this yea, grade No. 1. 1909, Sep 14 With yields running from 30 to over 910, Sep 25 60 bushels of nhi-at pi-i acre and 911, bept prices nettlM the f-rmen very close 1912, Sept 15 Frost Record for: Ejuh't Years First Killing De first De Fiost prices IIULUUS l to 50 ptr bushel the district Is set- ting a iccorrl foi Iho whole continent. It is interesting to noie lii the tahil- given below thai for five years 1913 1914, Sept. Ort 1915, Sept.'IS. 1916, -Sept. 28, grees rro I eieos 268 Aug 28 298 Aug 2i 11 Aug 27 Sept 15 20 Sepl In Sepl 11 Sept 14 228 26.3 24.0' 2G.2 20.1 26 0 240 294 240 301 110 Willi Hie British Armies in Ihc Field, Sept. 27, via London, Sept. soon as Morval was taken Tuesday, after lhat wonderful assault upon a double line of trenches defending it, the German gunners near Sailly- Saillisel, to the cast, packed up and boiled away. In the night Iroops holding ground between Morval and lhat place have melt- c d and British cavalry pa- liols 'ml thete Uwug to find out his icai yuaid I am told also (this is not absolutely con- tinued) that a squadron of Ihoisc has udden around London, Sept. '27 totall numbei of prisoners for uhat are regaided in all quarters as Ihe best luo dajs iiie Brllisll army has had in Prance, ap- proaches five thousand. ..'Through, the night there was heaii flghtint Furthei Advances London, Sepl 28 Bahsh hoops last night athancecl at Cardston, Sept, Sunday evening Mr. J. Gallreath broughl in one of the men working for him "al his ranch on Hie Montana side, lo be tak en lo Ihe local hospital. As this was closed the kindly offer of Mrs. J. B Reed to take, in the stranger, who was suftenng from pneumonia was gladlj accepted. Everv care possible was given to the party whose nime is said to be Frank Dameken, but he was unable to stem the tide of the disease, and yesterda> al 5 p Hi BL, answered Ihe last call The body was removed to the un uertaking establishment ot the Lee _.________ is neaii ilgntmt the British were pressing foiwird points on the Somme their guns in the path of the preceding M.I1 linnllic'' and day's gains. The sun lose with promise of another- splendid aulunin day, only lo become overcast laler. This interfered with all important oh servations. More Uian prisoners were cap: lured in Thiepv il ind Ihe Zollern work. In a military sense Ibis work Newport News Vs., Sept. 2i. A storj ot a desperate battle with a Germin sumnarlne off the coast of 41gieri, is told bj Captain Fishwick of the British steamer Antinous, In port here todai for bunker coal and bound from Gibraltar for New York, with he. two binall calibre guns mounted astern According to the captain the -vessel kept the attacking submaiine at such a distance that she could not fire a torpedo and in spite of a hall of fire from the longei range rifles of the enemy raced steafl- lh ahead until the -submarine fell be- hind and gave up the chase. Many shells are said to have hit the Antinous one tearing away a part of the bridge another penetrated the bankers and still another lodging just over one ot the boilers. The ship sailed today for New York. lying between ThiepMl and Coulee letle was regarded as more-import- anl Ulan Ihe crushed ruins of ihe lage. Here at the hinge of the b illle front wilh Ihe. old first line fortifica- tions, all Ihe ponei Ihal guns could command has foughl against eveiy art of modern defence German dug outs, which were deep 12 InUi high explosive shells could not penetrile them, had their doors closed m bs de bris from explosions Indeed with shellflre of all Butish liter I ally locked Ihe Geimanb in Ihen le fnges and ulldei of its cm lam appeared al the remaining open dooi ways ot the dugout's winch were all dertaking establishment ot the Lee ,vnys ot ule dugout's winch were all ;o and instructions asked for by wire. cmmected with underground galleries, as he was said to have had his bank and marched the occupants out as account at Spokane Wash j prisoners. Theie must be some aclion taken The "tanks" 01 new aimoied cars Ihe people of the Cardston district 1 assisled in the allai-k oierunelmmg re open Ihe hospital here as there 1 machine-gun positions s urgen. need at this point for such The taking of Ihiepvnl and Zollem an institution and unless some action I works means that the Gernian gun s taken we will lose the services of' positions around Giand Couil and m Ihe skilled smgeon who is now serving! the valley .of the Antre have been re all the countrs from Spring Coulee toivenleil and alreadi the Germans ale an tue.Miutiuj H i__i__ to have begun withdiaual of Iheir batteries in this neighborhood NO MINISTER OF.-AIR Ottawa, Sept 27 ston :he only other, doctor being at Magralh. Dr. Lynn returned from Edmonton the first of the. week, "where the medi- cal men have been in annual session, and he is offered flattering induce- ments elsewhere It is up to the peo- Guedecouit, sajs today's Bulish illicial announcement. Repulsed at Verdun Paris, Sept. A strong at- tack bj Hit Geimans last night on the. Verdun front between Thiaumont and Fleury The war olltce announn.u iuday that the assault had been lepulsed losses 'to the dei- mans Bulgarians Repulsed Pans, Sept, 28 forces, made two attacks last-- night neai Flonna, on the west- ein end ot the Macedonian honl The lepulse oi these at- tacks bj the French and Rus- sians is icpoited m the othcial announcement given out here todaj No further attack on haimakcalan height has been undertaken bj ihp Bulganans. On Ihe Sliiima fiont, near Jan- ma, British aitilleij moie German Statement Beilm via London Sept Gep man troops victoriously re pulsed the Anglo French forces on tha greitei part of the battle front be tween Aucre Brooke and the river Somme sajs todaj's, offlcnl German, statement. ple ot the district to make an elfor.. to keep the local hospital going, as j elsewhere towns the size of Raymond and Caidstou aie supporting! hospitals The boaid ot trade might get busv along this line llso. The funeral of the infant child of Mi and Mrs Leishman was held The htUe one succumbed to haemophilia following an illack of; measles aged eleven months. The services weie conducted at the home and were til charge of Disbop Wm.j Duce, the speakers being Z. W. Ja- cobs, President Thos Bishop above named in. thelCardslbn cemetery.1 rt York that it is proposed to appoint a er of air to slinei intend an iranch is officially denied No move is conle nolated by Ihe government. GAZETTED K C M G London Sept 27-Lieut Col Alex- ander Stanton mllitarv secretan to the has been gazet- ted KCMG Duce and the Interment was AVIATOR KILLED Berlin, via London, Sept 2S Wirilgens. who npit to 'Captain Boelke, was Ge. niany's most famous-fight'iig aviator, has been killed in an engagement with. Ihe cnlenlo allied aviators. He was bur led, according lo his own wish in the spot where he .fell Spot Wheat Track Wheat October Wheat 4. 1NTERPROVINCIAL RURAL CREDITS Winnipeg, Sept 27 The Ho.l Arthui Sifton, piemier of. Alberta met the ministers of the provincial government at the legislative chamber The conference was laigelv casuf.1, but It is unuerstood that the matter of on Inter provincial rjral credits scheme was tak- v en up This mattei will be fully dWclissed In a conference at which the thiee pro- vinces will be represented. C. S. Noble Has 52 Bus. Average On 649 Acres Fil'tv-two bushels per acre on acies ot vjlieat That is the stupendous icsult wl.icli has been attained on one of the farms of C S Noble, the tanner ot Noblefonl. Mr. Noble has iiisl completed llneshmg on this tiact of 649 acres ot wlical and tne mlle ls 52 buslicls b% actual weigh! This >ield cicales almost a iccoul in the south foi so larae airaiea ManV Jields last %ear considerably higher f on much smallc, areas CampbeU ?l Burdett, last ACBI had 640 acies of liushols 1 his is hmhu ilmn Ms Noble's J Costley, ot SdrlaJ ,lr 500 acres oi bushe s. Mr Ndble's wheat has graded high, umris all sold It was n on summer fallow 11 is a w ondei-UiHirop. ;