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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 3, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta AW AIT FOR LAFOLLETTE WORD TO UNLEASH WAR DOGS SOLUTION: CONGRESS DELAYS Urillsii Close In mi Allack Near liiiiiainne Some rorroapomVc.nlfi' llfadnuurlprE, April !llil. Via Lolnloii. April Ish t'rnoD.-t nilvanccd slnio yeflnnlay on lo tlio lilli1 of Ihu lilull xroiiuil ovor- Innklnr; SI. Quonllll anil Ihn curve ftrounrl Iho wood ul llollion, whlrh Ifi Ihc lust filrong point licLwecn Ilio DrlllEh and the Ircm-hes Immcil lately lotoro the Catlicilral tliy. Thin' mornlni; nrlllsh mitposts were nnvnnclnj; on Mslscmy, thereby hoM- tng nil roads iijeenl one on the weel- side nl the Hlmlcnlmrg-Slcctrlrd i Itnc, liotween 1'nrrjnno anil SI. (Jiien-. tin. Germans arc fihcHtnK the vilH from .which Ihey Intoly retired] COMPLP.TELV REFUTES In tlic I'j-ptnler Slflon r-Hinif'niely rf1- Ix-udur Mlfhcncr's char- nboul ilio rallsvjy Hoc U. S. Ranged on Side of Allies To-day in Great Struggle for Formal Word is Now Needed to Give Effect to Wilson's De- Will Pass Resolution To-morrow April ol llie war resolution today in llie was foreed over nnlil tomorrow Itv objection1; ol' Senalor Li Toilet U.1 Jiiiiifl in llie house il was delayed liy l.'ifik ol' of ill'; foreign al'l'airs jjeoioinillee. It is expecled up fur in lioili lious.es tomorrow. Mean while IVe.sideni Wilson and eahinei discu.-M'il all (lie [iliases of pi'ppiU'ii- lions- I'oi1 llie enfJ'ltncc of (lie I'niled Siales into lite war and adminislration leaders in congress layiii" plniis for raising money. Hie most of il. iis llie [iresidenl snji'ji'esied, by n system of, la.Xiilion on tlie present The iinivcrsill mililfii'V service; bill was formally launelied in (lie senate. CEKMAN EHPBEBG SELLS JEWELS .Amsterdam, Apr. via i-oil- rloii.- -A lleriln ditpalch says Hit Kmiircss lias pent hor [.ri- vals jewelt lo a neutral ccnin- uy (ft {if. srjM. Tile jcwela are lalueil nl a great sum. Ateeulcd 'Bribes lit Ojicn Kusslnn Front invading- Gi-rmnns. llci'uscd. Soon nfler (lie senate .-idjoiirnc'l as irclinni.v of a slnviny scene which aroso ovei: spintle nieel olijeelions llie lion.se also' adjourned. TColli lionsi tomorrow, llie lionsf nl noon and (lie...senate at 10 a.m. The espionage bill wliicli pas.sed llie senate last session but failed in Ihe bouse, was re-iniroiliiced today in the .senale. IS 15KALLV AT Washington, April f'nilod Mtales really is at witli llie Oer- iviiii IOIIB miiKc guna. isirunc Uu When Jle ''ini'ire today awaiting only tin1 lornial reeiioiiilioii of eonsress. Everv Toasl Hut Was Ciit Down was to n'inl (he nation against file .liovernnienl wliieli denl in his address lo eongress cdiarat-lerix.ed as the natural foe lo liberly. The eabinel al a war session discussed the of" credits (o (lie nn at war iifjiiiusl -Hie raisino- of monev by fixed N'orthwarrts nl Porounc mill caat ol BriDauTnc, nrlUsli troops have ukcu Dolgllfes, llie forest nT Hnvrln- anil Iliiyuukonrl to the south of that tills ercnl Is eiLcirclcd thai of llulnou. mill the lilUBL escape quickly from tlic shellor df'-lrces tlicvc. in Time TlipriiLopol's, NV.vo., -V slrnnccr, believed 111. lie a (icrmaii. wlm shouted "llocll Her Kaiser" .ilvn-wli- ho drinking at Ihc ialoon tar! Gerard Led in Melro- Star Sin gei- Faints Northwards again, above (ho atianser llltc.l the slasa to Ills llie BrllUli nindo .1 heavy anil sutros.v slinutill'i; -Ills toast lie wan ful .attack--'Eoutlierisl o( CrolsU'.fS, Hnodin'cl jowii b'v a miner. A. rope a few ilaj'3 aco Iliero was sfinrp fighting" mid -several German counter- the positions Ihr'cat- ened e'sQctorVof tlie line, Is.Ihirriedlattjlp behind tlic vil- lage, .striking at an angle front 'of QucaliE.' from Vlilrh the British arc Ibree inllr.s Jlh- lant. Two small villages liolcnv Crolsille.s, immcd LoiiEalte and Kcoiist- Rl. Mlon, liavo atso' fallen.- Tlie 'aUucn ii'as preceded bv Neiv Vork. April 3. Xevfj from Washington was announced lasl nigh 1 in many of the theatres, and hotels i i n ii.TV i lit. -..illlll.ll l.l I 411 k 0 111 tl V Hlon-Jlu In .his new overseas nieiil, Ibc. JfiSth. Lieut. Gnorgc ?iur- liliy, a nephew of Hon. Chas. Murphy, lias -also offered tiis services. Ool. Ulondin lias, received many rrom French-Canadian and soldiers. he win Iiaycvnc in raising his battalion in'rec- ord time. plonOtn has arranged witli General J.eF-sard Tor a recruiting lout of tilt province. COJIMEOT ti'cnt llif1 pnliliciition BRITISH COMMENT Arril Ihe licail- son's speech: -'The president frnnies in a scttlni; calculated to long ppriort in which he has dlrccLcrt Anieritan yOiicy has lie' seemed lo come nearer lo Llio ideal of tlic'Ameri- ran ccopip, Ihe ideal of a president who should lead." New York the eTpQucnL tail oT president we are at. ,facc 10 face Llirongli no "misjeed or lack of palieiice on onr part, willi'ihe imperial CJerman govcrnmenL lliat has dared to make the wickptl war on all mankind not subservient to its will. The day has CO me for us, like others, to do our par! Miner? a I noil o vim anil IIillcre.il vcrc Rtill uiulecldeil Hits morning wlielher'to'go hack lo work negotiations for, a new tcresmenl. H Is slaloil ihai Ilifiy nro holdins aiiolli- rr mass this afternoon when thfoy" Vrlli docldc on tlio course. In bo1 followed. At blhcr caning throiiEhont Llila dis- trict arc M-prtlns tntlay. and unparcnt- ly the nicn ftre anxious that pin mcnt he rrachcil. The outlook lor n fairly-steady summer's work is There Is no sloragn coal lo sneak of carried over In .Snakalrhfcnr.in, and most dealers nrc nnxlous to lay In a supply. Winter EllU'oblains in Mani- toba flnil lhn fircaler, part of Sisknt- rhcwnn, kccjitne up the ilcmanil lor roal for Imnicdiatc The'special committee of IHc nrs nml operators nrc hnlJIn? Iliclr first, meeting since Friday fn CalR.iry Ihla nflernoon. It. la believed dial oC Ilic union will make some concessions from Ihc tic mands dpcldnl on at convention. Al the meeting of the various locals oirSumlay.1 furllicr instrnclion? lo thn delegalos lo Calfmry Riven, nml from wFint ITcraM can lenrn (ho iinTpli delegates arc authorized lo. KO Inlo session (odny rc.idv to co'.u i ninrh more than they have rlurlng the four weeks tno confercnrc has he en In session. Cutler surh of- cumslance-i thcrf in rcnron, lo hullcve Kilmonlon, Apr. to Ihc elocltou ncl was distriuulcd to r, providing for the election hy pro- clamalfn of all of the nrca- il tii'e tlccncsl emotions of iho Am-1 York aJ.lrws Approve Resolution. Wn.shint'lnn; April H.--The scimlc I rclalions coinmil- criran people. The Russicn revolu- nrorc than an expression of a nation s lion enables him lo coWipiul it In palnoUstn, H is an appeal In every M n conaicMictwcbn Ihc virtues !nsll-nc1- O7Cry CTcr> of democracy-and tlic crimes ot aulo- U is'a preat salisiaction to LP k'o lotlny iipprnvcd UK- achiiinislraliou's 'rosohilimi declaring ;i of exi.sls Cifrniitny in pnicticnlly Ihc same form as joined tiiHwHhi natonciirryinE E il illlvntlliccd ill both llOUSCS of his( Changes much 'of our blood In a crusade wor- wt'rc madc'lo the wording Iho rlVccl remains Ihc siiini1. TUciihv ol iis.iiesi liadliinns ami ours." Have: Been'Forced to Rcmaiit Silent Long in Presence of liarbarism" April C. Hoov- er.' chairman ot-lhe American coin- mission for relief-in Belgium, sent the following cablegram to Pres- ident Wilson: "Meinhcri or tLe Anier- luan cotnmission for relief in Bel- glum tvish lo tell you thai there is word in your historic statement lri.lt- Llon'ot aemorracy. Tlie case of tlic; _ American ncorlc, can .real upon congress that does not find rcs- liJSlior Ilian that upon, ivhich ponsc fn our'hearts. For ami Wilson hns Disced it, and a ycBrs ,ve havo bectl to vole uiKininious cxce'nl for Sonalor The KveniiiB staminTii Idaho was alxscnl. .Senator of Nebraskii.-ivhn i If ii "i .1 11 i- i- .1 i 'I' iprcinR me LIIUCII bia lhc.J-CSolllhoil 011 -UlK Moor miliicdliUcly hi tlloUrto UioVaiilag-of its It foreign allaii'.S roinniitkuvlo show it (IlL1 changes Ihc SCDtilc .sues that until ye.Urr.lay commillcc had made in order lo have H ptil hcforc- holli Inntsos in Ihc same form. He will ropnrl n res and ;ui cQ'ovl niitdc lo put il Ihroutjh statement of reasons'is no. less admirahli: than, his statement o! mcaiis nuil melliDil New YorJ; Joninal of "America fulfil its cnltEniioiia.and share in preserving tap freedom. IJfiUycen enl legislature under inllilAry author- ity In overseas son-ice slicuhl there bo in election, before of the wnr. The memhers arc: U. B. Campbell, Rocky. Mountain; Hobl, Hand Mills; _G. K. "L. Walmrrlght: .T. 11. Lowcry. Alexandra; Corel on MncUonald, Teni- blna; 0. S. Itcdcllff: A. S. Ehnndro. Sppncor, Me- dicine IUil; J. 3, Stewart, Lclaurldgc; J. K. HlaMtfcr, Illilshury: -I. Econ, Rlbslone: A. Vic- Of Ihrsc memlicr-i. Hvp arn Corscr- vnttvcE anct seven Liljerals. i that the riot ?o ia- Ejstcnl on slandinc1 pal on Ihcir prfts-j v enl oft'cr. A solnllan this week on a I1'.- basts'nt to whn' (lie men! me rc'celvlng now .with ilm.lr two wnr O is cspcctcfl in many qnnMcrs.) v NEW CHAIRMAN GRAIN COMMISSION Leslie noyij, of Monlical. has' r, chrlrnun- of the grain commis- sion in Evioce.ision 10 Prof. Ma- I'ass llcsoluliou Today. April cIVorl In wing n sli'ilc of war lififn'rc llu- ROM ate adjourns Innitfltl nbly will lie made by democratic loiuliTs. Wilson Plays Golf. Pre.siclcnl Wilson lliis vvnii-lo Ilio nwivby VivRinirt I before- liolli llOUSOS hnvc ohlnln'cil peace hy aulccracy and rlemocrticy there can il Id lliL- scinlC warfare inas-'hc no choice wiialovcr VlL iu tlie only ff. i ai (he "stvong pacifist element Wjiv to a Inating peace. miiat as .soon Ulc Unjtcil hnvc ovcr. ruled Ihc wiser parly which recuguiz- The N'ew York Slaats ruled the wiser parly which rccuguiz- ed Prussia as the enemy of mankind must be if Ilio world is to enjoy peace." Tno StRndarcI then ya'- thai Germany, in the "Now we are to be one of the allies In fact as well as In name.- The trcmen- (Jolis resources of the nation arc to lie anrt tlirovxu Inlo the scile rcniaiii silent of the clnir-, ol forces" dominating this but we are nov al liberty to say Iliac'" allhough we break wJih great rcsr'et our nssociatlon with many yet your message im- nouncca our conviction, Lorn ,of .our Inllmalo experience and contact thaLJ ihcrc is no hope for dcnipcracy] ,or 'liberty and-', conseQucnlly (or, real peace anil safety of our country css the system which brought' II10 world into this can be slamped out once [or _ rusbiup malcrial nnd moral force of ir.Rfiitist the Imncrial German govern Ihc greal republic her, waa.mcnl. The president need have no cm two possible i ifc.it ro cminlvy cluli fcir n lonuil Hi1 pltinncd lo rchirn early and tnnl ]lcr in close touch wilb Iho senale :ind luuisi: U-iidcvs, surrender only to the whole world; The Amended Hcsohition. thai she, i Second, ilial It means Iho desperate [slakiiiB gPall on the dnnce of slarv. Ilic SCjKito enjnmillco now i.s in.c by lirr'pnJjmarino cnm- rciis tin1 luipevinl .Clevman has; 'i'lie rr.sohilimi iis fnllrnvs: "Wlirrc; enminitled acls of I lie government and IK-oplo of ilic I'niled Sinks of Amcvica.-lliercfore be it vc-.solvedl AlAKKETS by UioScniilcond 1 louse orUcprcsjcnlnlivos of llie Unilcd Slalcs of [Spot wheat Ainerit-a hf oiiitfress Lissrmbled, slale of wnr whcat I'niled Stales and tlie [mpcrinl Gcnuiin govcrniiu-nl wbicli llnis hern Ihnisl Ihc Unilcd Slates is hereby authorized and i vaia __...... and lliai the president be, and be is andJMay directed to employ Ihc en lire nnviil and niililsu'V "Tojvcs of United Slaks and the resources of the trovernnVcnl to carry on WEATHKR Ihe iinponal (Jennan and lo living the rcnlliel U> n successful lermination. All of Ihe resources of the oats cr.unlry a the congress of the United Stales." concern ns to the loyally Uf Ai of Gtriii.iu York Eoycriinienl or n groai iieople ever subjected lo pufli terrific imKclmpnl as ili'ai which .Trrsirtenl Wilson, with Ihe Cull Annrllon sujijiorl of thc: AmcTican brines against Ihe im peri nl povornr.ipriL of CJcrmany in asking coiifiress lo declare that xve arc.al war with (lint country and to ruilliorizc him to exert all the power and cmpl0) all the reso'.irces of this. to 105-' "Jirlng ilic conflict to a .successful tor nilnition. Bui, liowcvcr sleru our j tlrnunctntinn of IhCoC crimes 'against law and humanity, Ihcy. are hut the 01II flowcr'or ihff poisonous tree unite wilh othsr to down and rest into the fire. Our Frey Is with the German a'ulocracy cf which President Wilson's address Is the doom. uiu otmua. ForecaGt; Fair with much the samel Chlcapo nrtllon v O ON I'AOB SEVBXJ tcniperflturc. wllh ihsl reluctance Iho ;i April 3. N'atio'nal guardsmen of the .third district of Columbia infantry -hacked by. a parlv of citizens covered Ihc front tlic emeTEcncy. peace federation here with n coal of. yellow yaiiit, today while anolUer parlv ofr citizens "destroyed the, banners and.literature president lies abandon ctl th c succen'-" positions which seemed to i prom- ise 4iope of an forced to an Hrcalcr and greater de-' termination iy the insolence nnd out- rages of Ilic, war-crazed mllllariuL." ;