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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 1, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME WKDNKSDAY AUGUST NUMBER 196 GREAT SUCCESS RMS TO IB Says France Has Long Ago Re pudiated Any Aims of Conquest in War re plied in tho yesterday to tho declaration made Saturday by tUo German that there was a secret treaty be tween France trail Russia having in view plans of He said The German chancellor publicly commanded the Frcccli government to declare whether In a secret sitting THREE Or CANADAS XEW SENATORS SITUATION IN EAST Shaded area represents German gains and arrows on right uiai shows where Rumanians are advanc government had not made known to the Chamber ot Deputies the terms ot a secret treaty made the Russian whereby the Emperor bound hiiaself to support French pretensions lo Ger man territory ffn tho lett bank of the The chancellors version conlains gross inaccuracies and absolute expremier and for eign minister after a conversation with the Emperor demanded and ob tained Briands authorization to take note ot the Emperors promise lo Support our claims to AlsaceLor raino and to leave us free to seek against fresh not by annexing territories on Ihe left bank of Ihe but making an autonomous state ot Iho which would protect UB and also Bel glum against have never thought to do what Bismarck did We deny Ihe allegation of thechancellor who evl dently tbe letters exchanged at Petrograd and tal1 Ihe Liberal in 4 introduces Amendment in Sen ate to Bill Stand o the second Trading ot the mlllta service bill which commenced in tl prOducth of an amendment by Senator Bostoc the Liberal in silied as his predecessor conscription be npt e ig Attractions ing Picture Outfit Already Here to Film Features nmrrvnuro AngloTVemh Troops Continue Advance Into Bel Take Several Towns and Many Prisoners Germans Attempt ComitcrAttacks But Are Crossed at Many Tt iiitMv tint tho A C Donate It Is likelj tiiat me which arc noM playing Swift in LcthLridge for tampeile In a wire to manager ot the Stampede last night Boucher in uired as to the chances ot brlDging shovrs here and obtaining a con esslon from the stamp e commit UrsGubach wiredback today asb ug him lo come and make arrange The Boucher shows are along he line of the Parker welt mown to tho people of Lethbridge ami Urscnbachs Idoa Is lo mve something doing every minute and he thioks a show of this nature will help a The committee is greatly encourag ed by the evidence that the stampede will be a The stampede events proper are lining up in good Announcements will be made shortly as to the riders who will he present and about the bad horses that are being gathered together for the Besides the stainpede ev erything is working out for a busy week of The commit tee Is arranging for two hands for the dance which will lake place in the mala building each It Is the plan to furnish continuous one band starting whtn the other ArnngemEnts have also been made whereby a restroom for women and children will be provided at the and bethere HeadicE irom left to right Fisher of lllchard main of and Chairman ot the Quebec Harbor Rumanians Have Taken 4500 Prisoners in Advance telegram from Jassy says the RuasoRu manian between the Casln and Putna Valleys resulted in the enemy between July 24 and ninetyelgtrtguns and about The enemy front 60 kilometers was broken to a depth of and 20 Is Lynched By a Mob wherein 1 repudiated Frances name any policy o conquest and an nexation by He has wilfully forgotten language Slay 22In the chamber saying we were ready to en ter Into conversation with Russia as to the object of tho Minis denies absolutely the to him by Michaelis the German lie Issued a statement sashing The Russian foreign minister drew up no made any special declar ations totho French government be yond a general declaration by the provisional government respecting war which was generally mudo known Stay which was sympathetically will be thoroughly examined by Iho to be held should boenforced as soon as It Is passed and the upperhouse fol lowed much the game in the Sir said that a referendum wouldmean tho submission of the question ot coV scriptlon to the slackers and cowards of the Senator said It would be desirable toiadher tothe spirit of tothe letter to hlmby Ollt loru Hitcci that Sir Clifford had rnlsrepTe1 senled the altitude He ascribed Sir Wilfrid Laurier the attitude otthe national ists of Sir Clif ford himself had in alliance in 1911 when It was sought Sir Wilfrid in Quebec tho which are to be shown throughout Urseribach manager ot who is doing of the rustling for the is oa tbe job every minute of the and with Ray KniKht and Uis to make thestampede the FOR CANADIAN New July books lo the of Canada two year five per nfltes will be opened this the of fice of Morgan Ihicago Cities Re port Deatiisfand Prostra tions Score deaths attributableto heat porieAIn hours and August fair will be lield aa usual August 10 and and grcnt preparations are Di made to liave It as big a success as Considerable is being made to the grounds and build and a splendid exhibition will be put woujd exceed that hiimber unless the promised rain arrives before At Philadelphia deaths lip lo 10 increased the list of yesterdays heat victims The1 intense heat continues 1 In New New deaths and1 31 prostrations between2 and 7 7 today were reported lice as taking place in various parts 6f thegreater At 9 oclock the temperature was one degree higher j than the same hour 10 In Detroit deaths and ID Jn the last 24 houns is the total attributed the heat Five At Newark deaths 23 casesof serious prostrations is record of casualties from tlie msmber of the executive board of the Industrial Workers of The and prominent in labor troubles in was taksri from a lodging house early today by masker men and hanged to a railroad trestle on the cut skirts of the The was cut down at 3 by the chief of the Jerry who identified in a recent speech referred to United Uncle Sams scabs in k counter Saint attacks yesterday afternoon and last light against Ihe new British posi ions at Labasseville and north of the Ypres Comines canal In Belgiuiu were successfully says todays Bri Ish official Another Ger man counter attack further north In tie neighborhood of the YpresHoulers railway was crushed by Ihe British Heavy rain has been falling since early yesterday the statement and the weather con tinues unfavorable for LastNights Statement July official state ment from British headquarters in Ffauce louiglit reports the capture by the allies of the followingvillages La Bassee EristraeleV Bli Frezenierg n Trouble Threatened jWe to hoek and and more than The report reads The operations of the allied troops begun this morning in the neighbor hood of Ypres have been continued with success during the Despite bad the enemys positions have been entered and our line hu beei advanced on a front of over fif teen miles from La Bassce VUIe on the River to Ste Enstraete on the River Both ot these villages are now la the hands of the On treme left the French acting to close cooperation with and protect ing the left flank of tbe British captured Ste Enstraete and ed the German defenses to a depth of nearly two gainedjtheir bjecttves for the day at an earljr they continued their attack with greatest gallantry beyond their riginal objectives and captured Bixi chooto and the enemys positions to le southeast and west of the Tillage n a front nearly 2 Includ ng the Kortekerrt During fternoon a hostile counter attack waaf uccessfully German Attack on Meuse several days of Ttillery preparation the Germans nornlng attacked the positions onthe eftbank of the Mense river in which the French on July renfchofficial statement saya thd Serraans to reach cer advance elements oCthe they were stowed Rigorous Measures Are Taken Against Poles Who Wont Bow lo Kaiser Mill r A dispatch he Reports on Medical Services Given to House haye interne1 and August ract r a member of the minister the war council had on a mission to Paris with tbe pacifist Ramsey member of parliament George James chairman ot the labor party in the house ot com mons and Russian arottsec reat Irritation amongthese members of parliament and seems to threaten trouble in tbe government The purpose ot bo journey is to confer with French socialists In re gard the proposed conference o allied socialists at I ondon and the subsequent international conference af Tho crux of the matter lies In th fact that since n returned from Petrograd reversed hi attitude on the question of IhcrBrHls labor party and socialists meetln the German representatives at August chose the Winnipeg con three convention meet ings last each convention It was evident that tho present not qt without a conscription and favored the leadershipot Sir Wilfrid and endorsed Ills tho lelegafes In each riding were sent II to Ihc convention In north can didate for East in the Do July spent He said Iher report was sent to the most of the day on but did not make much headway until late in Hie of a vigorous and somewhat prplonsed de bato on militia but more par ticularly In loMhe port by Colonel Bruce In Uaplle which has not yet been tabled In This report as slated by Sir Robert Bprdcn on sever al occasions has beenreferred to Sir majority of the speakers being In fav or of the opposition as was nl icTihe caso In couth 01 the IS delegates elected nail from It seems that at least overseas because it referred lo his the socalled second Bruce report he was noil re but a commentary Ihe BapUo Replying lo a question by Sir Robert promised lo cable Sir George Perloy at once In regard to the A strong plea for beller Ireatmont of noncommiasloned officers inlEng land was made by Frank Oliver and Colonel Taylor pointed out that a noncoramislonet officer QS soon as he reaches Englant that rigorous measures havo been taken in Poland to prevent Tho the dispatch found themselves confronted by a mutinous Polish army while Austrian I holm and now advises thorn to rescind subjects enrolled in the original legIhe former resolution against joining ion Insisted on taking the oath to the conference with enemy delegates the new Polish kingdom as if Hendersons members of ot Tlie other members of tho labor party In the mlnisto who the membersot Mi have decided to anait his re of the legions wllhfew exceptions as Ignorant as to lake Hie oath olfidelity to he war cabinet of Teutonic Building Secured For Housing Audiences That Will Hear Superb Entertainers It has been definitely settled that big Eckstorn which boused many of Ihe gatherings during the International Dry Farming Con will bo the homobt tho Ciiau tauqua enlerlaincrs for the week that they visit the August 7 to Tills was decided and the adver tising committee increased their ef forts With the definite object in view of filling this big auditorium every day for the entire six days of the en The people from the countryside who have been offered thefirst oportunity for purchase of season are be coming enthusiatlc ovor tho big until Uib repoi la Sir George he that he should defy parliament and tne peo ple ot ot express edthe opinion had per sons were Wiled and another prob 11 will oppose and any nol because It Is a con kind of coalition gri The demnatlon of Sir and cgales Clecled Cchfef cf ihe jovernraerit for sending acidlers overseis who are nhnl for ser North sir Robert Bordoh itidl Sir Ed ward minister of both U Southdefended pursued and George Perloy j a slr Edward whlie 0 lhal In tho early days of thewaV tbe medical service was not everything It HELD UP should owing lo the lack qt experl July Two said that conditions had stead masked men today held up Iho cash lly Improved and that now vdry ler of tho First National bank of Mer physically unfit men are sent oversea leal 16 miles west of and Sir Bbrrteo regret led escaped In an Mtomobllo atlcr scoopany Idea was abroad that lot Into dlan medical service was not cfficlcot Ulilut ua auuu rta iiu luauuua i r it 1 I I ij I i 1 automatically revorla lo ranks for a for ts511 m long They had Iho option like Tlllch ls ot tllls tnccrs of but as the plus accumulal9d in England this op Ion was taken Now a non FATAL JOY RIDE ommlssloned no matter what ii3 rank or his bccorncg a trlvato with a privates Taylorsaid It was true an night dcrlncouncil had passed lo the automobile In which they were rldlug effect that the wives by a southbound should receive pensions as anj Paul freight of noncommissioned Ills expitching them In tho perlence was that the pension board pill no attention to this order and went on principle thai a widow should only get what she could squeeze out ot If she had no friends sho had little He had case In his own baltallon and submitted all the proof but the pension board Jn a circle and al ways came back lo Iho he died as a Sir Edward after pointing oul lhat the mailer ui pensions docs not cpmo de promised lo make an inquiry Into tho China May DecIareWar OnQermany is considering declaration of war Wang Tah ministerofforeign has urged that China Immediately and the cabinet apparently is inclinino toward Joining the en tente Li Yuan Hung Feng hfeve per to accept the MARKETS Spot wheat Local track October oats October oats October 2J8 22138 635J High Low WEATHER German1 semlifficlalVreport on the British6f renslve printed today under the head ng Before Great stated that spite the terrific oombardmehf and the avish use of had not letup and vras obliged to pause from sxhaustlon on the 29th unlll midday when they attempted to escape punishment smoke The Berlin Lokal tary critic says the layed and weakened by thesubmarine campaign and England consequently no longer superior IB irtillery Major Tages Zeitnng intimatedihe llaighad been unabletoef feet adequate Infantry preparation and was afraid lo Hun Regiments Badly Smashed I Renters Ott awa yestcK lay fromthe headquarters bt the Bri army In Flanders pondenl said The enemy which ia bearing brunt of tho British oflensive Is the 4lh army group of Crown Prince Rnp several divisions of which are known to have been very urn before acting ed So much so have knocked about that some of them bars recently wilhdrawn to re It Is certain that an appalling proportion of these troops mere Ono the normal esUbllsh ment of which should be about recently received a refit draft some 600 lads of the 1918 This gives a pretty fair indication of the exteit to which Germany is now feeling drain upon her Our arllllsry Is working up won Keren tanks are dotang sky has returned from the front A workam0ngst the smashed IJatlalion of Death consisting of 800 6tin conceal machine Heval sailors forced four lines o oata owing o the character of enemy trenches on the we tern front lno S0i aeep dugouts here instead ot as had been but also many concrete cnpo Tlicy then asked for re Infofcomenls In order to consolidate thefr captured Instead of reinforcing tho soldiers ffred on the helween the flrrt began to Only 150 of fie men escaped unwoundcd A subllcjten ant and two midshlpmcT o force shot theiuselves rather than retreat Tho Maxlniallsl leaders In Hfclsing have been arreUed Their ollclal newspaper has been The following recruits haye been attested at the Vieiorla Mansions lie Office Ihe past week overseas Canadian Donald Wil liam William Ed ward Wallace Cyril George Jftinca Edward Clarence Carlo Samael William Oeotgo Rob ert Hro1dNathen las which form wlniature The cn6ray barrage becoming which augurs Iher is humid and misty and not fav orable for the i Prodigious Bridge Work July Renter dispatch from British after de scribing tho viclorious advance of the says Ihe Yser was crossed The bridging work Vis One division daring a single nnder ia seventeen bridges Tho French tie threw 2t bridges acrtiM the pushed on made deep TAKES UP HEW John received yesterday that eld Jiljr ficial dispatches to Iho Cifa ese lesatlon todty tctfatt est Von hM beta hi president Feng Kwo ChMg was seriously xoimded on was on his way from Nankl Saturday BlacK had three other son in the two otbe whom arc in the trenches knd younteat in 6f tie to PeVIn to take up his Kl ;