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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 28, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta .VOI.DMH X, AJJWHTA, SATUHDAV Ai'iii, sw, ion NUMBKH 117 GREAT BATTLE IS RAGING-GERMANS CALL UP ALL MEN GREATER FOOD AgE NECESSARY Will lU'le.'tsc Workers Al Kill (iicitl Ciiips al Ihg Front -fr ft ff ff 't ff. ff ff 4 'f ff 8WI8B FnONTIEII 16 't y.urh'h. HwlUcrlind, April Armstrong ___I min'erVnre'to bo withdrawn from an auto, on the lop-.of the army'and replaced by subslllutcs some Irees. .The additional facl.lhal fronrhonifa- In' tills connection fho of- several strangers have been seen orio'nolablo i-n s'ubiiiiilies can.'only, be ll.'lim Ilier stales' dpuhllcsE lo calm the pub- lie mind, that'work oh" tho laud wll not be'disturbcd...; jillllary .aulh'rirlYles nfc' warned lo make thorough Investigations and sec Hint cerium .Industries aro not cm- "ploying lob inany exempted men. llie ycggmoii VeVpj -wcjl_pre- iflrcd for the robbery- and. woufd have Carried ll out to s finish Is, Indicated hy llio fad that all C." -S_- .11.' lele- graph wlrpa fo SI.. AlhcrlJIoil.'been liornblc -Con'rlifinns People Actually Dying of. 'Slarvalion 'lheTracllcc'or Ihe aitretarj-.-Df. Hoberl m Ihe KMl llie manager 6f Ihe -.clearing h the loss o the loss of 155 ships nl over l.COJ tons and 72 under lhat tonnage. !n these figures ships In the government, service, arc not Included. Then there lajlic louse, V. and EeiiUn? the floor co'mmittce- Sbortly after J0..b'clock this morn- ing word was se'ntitpr the council of exchange At 10.30 Included- men mere i3..inc lussj i, ,w.j ther nines as well as.Dulcli. Swed- j o'clock the and all traa- ii lo consider. In many ing ceased in borafs read Iho. followii bread 13 no longer eaten, not because announco it'-is Impossible ,tb'-Ecl, jhnt licrause lhal no.buying of WlnplpeK wh.eaLfu.- tKo' people' can" better-afford 'aT Ihe allied pconlL Btllulo- 'Al; inosl public :ill before the safo lo the iele'fjltone -e severed. tires were also GERMAN -.-MINISTER HAS Illo Janeiro, April It is report- ed ;froni a good source lhal'.tho "Gor- man minister and consuls IciL.-Tliuri- dhy tor "Europe" oh" board tho Janeiro. -Newspapers-annou'iico lhal tho "Dutch charge of German Iritcrcsls-In.Urn'zIl Advices from Porlo Alegre-eays'Gor- mau newspapers will resume publlca- llon shorlly. bread yelther Is omltlcd or'qatmeal _erackcra', arc Gubltilut.e.d. Maiiy pcoplor have stopped using sugar In Ihclr tea or coffee. "Potatoes from the Canary Islands are being sold at '0 cents a pound, and others arc being iscd only for planting. It ttaems ilghly probable lhal tho" govcrmnent vill soon prohibit Ilic brewing of ale while much-of tile bonded jc commandeered for the mnnufoc- ,ure of high-explosives. London. cholera end'typhus arc ivorking hnvoc In Turkey, accordinc to reports lo ficlal qiiarlcra hero and in I'aris. V.'llh the approach ot hot.weather llio Tiirta fear owing to. Ihe cora- piclo.hrcakdown.in Turkey of every- thing npproachlng n measure of sail- Italion, Ihe 'iicatllence menaces all rnstcrn Europe.. 'The Turkish army .has been greatly Tvcakcncu1 lypbue. which contribut- ed to lla disastrous defeat "In Ihc campaign. Americana reaching Paris frqn1 (.'onstr.nt'lnoploJncluillnE_ the crow o tlio.-lhtcriiOii'ii.i.-.ii: sn> popular discontent Ihore OKln.; .U famine .has reached danecious pro jrarllons. The cry for breaking of rclalions with'Germany-arid making pence with Ihc enlenlo. allies, Ihoy re lias.becoma so.slrong that Ger man otfielola bayc moved the balll cruiser Sultan Soltra onto llio Germm a position In th Sugar In" Consianiinopli) ponnrl'In. cold, 'coffee }0 a pound'an lea t? a pound. A lolal of people arc reported on. tho verge slarvatlon.'and already ncarl; ;a bun ilrcil arc eald lo have died -of no othe cause. s TODliSSFEACE London. April' llcrtling, 1'rcmler ol navaria. sRya a. dlspalch from Munich by way of Amsterdam to the Cenlral News, Is going to Vienna to confer with Ilic Austro-llungarian Precedence Over All ..Other Mailers Connected With War .ovcrnments" during the last. Parly odd -cnis advance.-and that suf- for :prcscD.l; reqiiiffr rnenls.'i'. V This was-sisncd by J. SlCTfart, tor wheat added, that Ihc-council about to meet to.-eslabllsh a cen- sorship trade's and be gave-.warn- ing "so th'Kt you may. not-be.entirely At H'.lo.aller a brief session of llie council, -.tho eong again sounded and President Gage announced a nrbhibl- 'llon'of 'trading in futures. This action, lie said; lia'd been deemed-necessary in view of the critical condition of the market and in Ihe belief that such ac- tion malnlaln Iho lrade_ along legltiinatc lines, notwithstanding Ihe fact" that informallon before tho coun- cil would Indicate lhal holdings in Iho market were almost entirely for the account of the British government and the Cann'dian millers', and', thai the- Canadian'niillcrs-had assured llie ei- cliahgo that their holdings' were (or present "requirements only. Immediately after this announce- ment a desk was placed in the pit ering of the" which In fifteen minutes had sold off 20 cents For May. Minneapolis May declined 1C lo 18 cts. In (be same period, bul Chi- cago did not drop to the same extent. No Action at Minneapolis. .Minneapolis. Aprij: in grain fulureS will continue at the 'Minneapolis chamtrer commerce according to an announcement which followed, a meeting.of llie executive board Today, flesolutions were adopt- ed condenining the newspapers foi their" "alarming -sfories concerning the grain markets.'' Humors that Uu ch'ainb'er jivas njrcparing to follow' tb resuiled in'" serious H declared Ihc "board- had. no. luleulion of prohibiting futures t'rudlnf. Again .Pros- pects Are For .Weather Se'ediag Eoulbc standstill rn' are pracllcajly.'at tili" today as" a" 'jb; Brllish' had brought up reln- rorccmcnls. Fresh German divisions'-- Idenlificil by Ilic t I today's drive the British faced a 1 system proleclf j. 'I cd entanglements and held forces. .Artillery jfepara-i't cabinet ministers rog'a.Mlng.. crospcels. 27.-iEvldence of ..rowInK aucceas for. tlic ruthless nnn gubmarfnc forced ho pfdblb'ni of supplying.Ihe'entente quickly wllli. food and other .neccssl tics sharply. Into the. rorefronl of the rVmcrlcaii governmcnl's plans. Aroiis- cd by infoniiRtlon broughl to-: this country by llie Urltlsh arid Freud commissions, President: Wilson am Ihe cabinet gravely "set out today t< r.uncli, with- ils 'full force las speed tly asiposalble, bvciih down Ihc .b! Llio administration as4 Ihc; '.nation' physical stroke Members of Ihc callnct look to 111 mcelint a sreal nuantlly..of Informa lion, given by the visiting missions including'a plea by some members o Ihe.French commission .that Anicrlc must act quickly, if thft .world b saved (rom famine. There was n itlempl lo conceal the'lm'presslon" that lie food problem had taken'on'an as- pect making it IncompB'fably. the most pressing question facfoE the .-United Stales..- Allhougl: dclsils of tho'-steps 10 be taken were not rore'ale'il, .there more energello.m'eas ures might be. cspeclcd'16 Ihc work ot s.liua lion lii the entente co'uutrcls.- Officials arc inclin- ed lo feel lhal the government is free lo concenlrnlc Its efforlsj'on smash- Ing Ihc blockade bcciu.-.c ihc olhcr elements of Ihe Copenhagen, via London, April- of grave labor troubles throughout Germany on May day overshadows everything else in the German press. address lo the Reich- stag con-.mittee, the manifesto! of .the federation'- of labor against strikes, and editorial appeals :to the same purport predominate in newspipeVe, of the great battle of Arras and the general military situation being much subordinated. Where there is such smoke there evidently must -be come fire. GUATEMALA HAS SUDDEN CWOF Prepared Tor Erriergency of At lack By Germans People :v Loyal Jonili occurred suddenly tliit morhing or Mrs. It. B. C. Tliom- son Bgert -to; -wife of Capt; Dr. Thom- 13S1 "4th: Ave. N. Deceased had oocn.iU'only a couple .of hours. Mrs. Thomson fame to Lethorldgc with lier husband seven years ago from'-thornilalc, Onl. She is surviv- al liy-ber Husband and four small children. A sister was present nt llie end.' Another sister Is. now her vav'. from Onlarlo, and the fun- which will be private, will not Ixjnilon, April Daily Tcle- graph'a PctrOErad correspondenl tiuoles .Minister or Jusllca Kerensky after as say he bad reached "an" optimistic con elusion concerning 'conditions 'there Ihe capacity.'for defence of Ihe Haiti fleet and file'spirit of Ilic local Es thonian pppnlation. ".There arc, o course, some wliicl are inevitable after the uphcava Hussla -M. Kereiisk is reported as having said, "but prop ositions for defcacc.nro complele. Al ships are splendid condition and i perfect readiness." far as the farmers are concerhEd._Thc ground is lo. allpw.rorculll- vatlon today, .but. lioii's-of a change in the' iraatticr and v.-ith -sunny days -for the -rieit two weeks there will acreage yet seeded. .I 'VTherc is no need for the farmers to1 Cbas. Hyssop; 'one the" oldest of Ihe. the Herald' this morning. "There" world of moisture in Ihe.'grmmd' and rowlh.ivilr wl.ieii .-it-does [arl. Farmers have; much-.'belter rospccts than' they Imd.in'.i'JH 'wheii ceding conclttions were Heavy snow al Pincb'er- 'Creek, ardston aiid other pbin'ts" closer-.to 10 mountains, will, hamper'..sccdinp or some davs. yet. The. mercury, at Cardston dropped closeyiu zero lark last night, breaking. nlKrccords or April 27 in" ifat section of the The effect of Ihe late spring wlll-jic bat Ihc ivlicat acreage, which "it had -intended lo'crop.. ia'likely-; to be somewhat curtailed. Allisuuiiner- rallow will.be sown: to the crop ot bats, barley and-flax will much increased iuila. years. GERMAN PIRATES RESENT REPRISAL North of 'G'avralle satlsfactcry pro'-, gress was. made sp far-as could'.be Judged and early ill the day Eputll Ihe place'lie Dfilish got on toward Greenland'hill, laking'a trench of Moncny.'. .11 is' reported that" the British have occupied the" town'of Ar: 7. le'ni arid halt ot.Oppi, bvit maircounter-altacks are 'situation -Is one_ -of 'SurElnk. '..The fiercest' Imaginable- fighting under, way for the-wood or. Is fayofabjo. Tho air! men are" very active; German Repcrt- Dcrlln. April tlllery fightins increaseij at dawnnp-'. day iy'between Loos arid ;St. ,ys today's official stalemenl." Sooii (hereafter ..infantry-'fighting" was ;r'e-'' suincd alonV Ihis Tin mi I WLHCIl Will .mi UROKEN WITH HUNS llniii arrival. A brolhcr peace ashlTiBlon, April -broken off diplomalic; rclallous wllh Germany, handed to the German minister hla passports, and also lo the German there. FIND LOCKED UP IN CARS WAIT- .ING FOR WAR PRICES at Coahlalc. arc well on.lbclr.way Chicago, Apr. liy the health department has revealed lhat eggs arc being held Illl'-1 55 railway tars In freight, yards here and consignees pay f5 a day on each :ar while the eggs remain therein.. Some o( the cars have, been slarirt- ing on sidings tor 10 days. At the federal building, where a grand jury Is "war pric- es" for eggs when, it Is alleged, Ihc sup- ply 1.6 greater lhan.lt has been In years. It was said evidence of a com- bination to monopolize Ihc market had been Eleven Chicago dealers hare been .subpoenaed to appear 10; morrow with Ihclr records, H was said. WON'T LET TEDDY f. RAISE AN ARMY Washington. Apr. a v vote of 110 lo 106 Ihc house today refused to. amend Ihc army-bill so as to permit Col. Bcpsevelt lo raise a volunteer force'for service In France. MARKETS Spot-wheat Lccil track whtit Local trick" oals...... i..... May cats '..r- WEATHKR Low '-_____-...% Fair and cool. 'Lon-1 made before. Ihe 'Reichstag', main .committee in Ilcrlln yesterday that Germany will adopt The ibarpMl1 "reprisals if. Ger- man prisoners arc embarked on hos- pital ships-pi lha'alllcs and exposed to the danger, of .torpedoes. DEMAND BREAK WITH.GERMANS Madrid, via April The reformist party has published n mani- by Mehiuldez Alvarez Azcaralo and'100 senators, deputies and municipal councillors, demand- ing a dlplomaUc -rupturo wllh Ger- nany as essential to the Interests, and dignity of.lbc nation. Th'o manlfcslo sets forth the ol a maintenance, :bf iiculrallty -wllhoul honor.: It praises the message of Count Rom'pnone's- lo King Alfonso iThicb, it- "rcde'eras. the timidlly ot. Ihe past by placing'. Ihe lnlcrnalr lonal nnesllon-ln llsilrue .colors. WILSON rJOW R'JDES HORSEBACK Anril President Wilson bas lakcn-up, horseback riding for exercise, and recreation. (Ho look a ride yesterday afternoon and plann- ed lo PO out ngaln today. London, April a fcfld economy campaign conference- at Westminster lha following resolu- tion was passed unanlmo'u'sly: 1. "That cflnferenceris pbatlc opinion that; the ganda far-food controrcannot a success' unless the 'government, .by-publishing in a franker -and': fuller form the lois'of'-oOr mer- chant, the full gravity o.f submarine, campaign. V. f f-i NEW CANADIAN Ollawn, April 395 Immisrants Tvere'admltlcd to'Can- ada during Ihe liscal year 10i_6-17.'0f number came' fro'm.'the United Stales, S.2S2 aln and from continental Ku'r- ope. During the samcvperlod 17.HSS persons .proposing Id 'scllle'-ln the Dominion, were dcnled'iadnilsslon at 1ho 'International .bounda'ri: line be- Iwcen Ihls country ami Ihe ..United Stales.' One hundred and scioniy.-iwq were rejecl migrants Most AcJiye Season In; HisioryYi -V: of FieldiExpectedT-RIany Orders-in Hand One week from tomorrow ers of Ihc district will vote on- Iho; :t new agreement which has been reach-) cd between officials of the and tho union. Tomorrow Secretary! A-J Carter.of the district emcutivc. will be In tho city lu address a massl meeting .ot'tbe .local union..- ji, afler lhat U will get a line on the general the miners of the lignite field .__ wards tnc.new.baals However, It .the. niincrs...decided toj go back to work on -May wlll be'nd reaspi thereatler. The morning on. "good domcsHc.'coal field .has orders' ahead to keep' all the'miners ispn 1 ferald learned. a'uihority lhat TiaHV'. :lcd at seaports and 805 1m- wcre By thai lime., busy unlil the of ,lfay.: i; storage wiubn-in' Ilia: mines: Will bo away. to-''tlie summer's-. business their- hislory'vi GREAT EXPENDITURE j OF GUN AMMUNITION London, Apr. snnonncpl loday.by Ihe mlnlatry-b'f.ruunltlpna that the' Uritlsh c-Tpcndl.ure.of-gan ammunition "during ..week of Ihe Arras battle was'lha. greatest over, known, .in lha "history of-.the world. -V. i .The .Manilbta.'riarKe.t Is, a- greater :ai coal ...ban .ever befo: of'the "year. any-sea'sda- :'i' CONGRESS VOTES FOR FRANCE AND; ITALY; ''A. Washington, April loir! alihgial'. leaal'.' wjll madc lo tVatice and Ilaly within i, i vvecV.' The llalian loan probably 'will; be .anSpynced within iS houn'. ;