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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 4, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME AUGUST 1017 NUMBER 199 Conscription Passes Second i Is Defeated f SENATOR DE VEBER VOTED WITH THE GOVERNMENT debate In the Senate on tho second reading of tho Servjco bill was concluded at fifteen minutes past oiie oclock this when tho division was takeu on the Boplock amendment calling for a postponement ot the enforcement of the operation of tho act until after the The amendment was de feated on a yote of 44 to a govern inent majority ot Conservatives who voled for the amendment Senators Jlontplaslr and Senators De Vcber Lib illd iidt There ivcro throo absentees on the opposition ot tha which made government majority on the amendment larger than When tho vote on the ruain motion was taken the division stood 54 to a government majority of A large number of Liberals who vot ii forthe Bostock amendment Mso voted In favor of the second reading ot the Ml They were Senators Bqa Do McHugh and one ot ponserTalives who voted for the Bos tticK amendment also changed over and voted for the second reading of the Consideration o the hill will he taken up committee on wheu it Is probable amend PLEDGE CARDS FOR CANADIAN FAMIIIES the system whlclT met with such splendid success In Great and which has been followed by pledge it is planaetl that every Canad ian household stiall enlist In a vlgorpus campaigTi waste of espvTtsbhj such as flour and ether wheat pro and teet and have been prepared at the In stance of tbe food controller for and used In a house to house canvas conducted by provincial and local have been formed In connection with food controllers Tho first shipment of these cards went out from the government printing bureau 4 Canadian Soldier Whose Invention Saves Britisfajjifillions Lived Here Mackiem Was In Lelh bridge Real Estate Ikiorn a Few Years Ago All Canada has boon claiming as its very own rose ho ranks of a Canadian battalion to a the flrst Can adian to be raised to such a high ofj Ice from a private In Use Leth 7 though few people know has Y particular Interest in i3r during the boom days when real f j estate was changing hantis on every v Macklem was a member ol the staff of one of the most real estalo speculators who ever operated in this Mack jlem was lierc but a short after wards going to but Is fairly well known to a few CohMacklem comes from and has made that town for besides his fighting he is an and has be on able to invent for the British array a new typo of hand and a very use ful shell British gov ernment has made him the recipient of a After reaches ot latterly rat the Mrd battle of then Gave Contributions Paper Which Was By Germany Says Incbmc Tax AViH Allow ProfiteersMore Profits Tha it Ever August tho discovery of witchled to ho resignation of from the Hussian cabinet areunderstood o indicate that he made contributions 0 a newspaper In Switzerland which iad relations with the German general is reported that the 01 agriculture will be tem v Russians Stll Lpemoral Ized The Times from RusstanuKouUyjcst rn says h e i mprbvemesA in morale of ar mies is warns PREMIER BORPEN APPEALS FOR UNION GOVERNMENT olntlorarj front foi The t Critical moment the prompt removal1 6f Russian Augt from the army ripunded up by military authoritiesibpened on Reinforcements of with machine Income tax bill onthe oa tji KING GEORGE SENDS MESSAGES TO fr on the occasion of third Anniversary of the has sent identical cable t grams to the president and sovereigns of the United Serbia and Ru expressing The un wavering determination of the British Empire to pursue the couicsi ujitil our Joint efforts are crowned with success and our common alms Ills Majesty aUo expressed confidence In the unwavering1 will of the allied peoples and the heroism of their forces In achieving a final ECC uring tho possibility of peace ful progress for Similar telegrams been sent to the kings of Belgium and Slam and to the President OL fl MACKLEM AND HIS the days ol real CoLMmeklem was eogased lii a local brokers office to ho ships and suffsrtog to make per delegation from tlio winthewar con chance the supreme sacrifice Still vhfch today presented to the no one would ahnak from the reces rime Minister the resolutions passed I illy o serTlce nt the Tpronto Srr Kobrtrt thp hope that a miori government will soon be forra Ho expressed the hope lhat tne government based upon a union of all persons IrrcEpecliTe of race or and trial it would lBue Reading of Including the laborlns and agrlfrulturai h for the utmost need But no state can no nation can survive unless Us people are to fight for their existence when the need docs and in my it has worlds history than at this momen It become more and more ap parent luring recent tha party differences must be sunk au all forces united in the effort to win never been more in reported froiu committee in the HQUSOtonight anVl now stands for a third The given a general survey and today the work of rsssjng the 21 clauses was taken IH iii earnest and sreedy Rifled by armedmen three of whom soldiers motored to the senate and garrotted stole headway chief sMue II fund other antiques valued I of Ihe related to the announcement mndo by Sir Thomas White that Ac present excess profits business liix wouldcease at the end of the and be succeeded by the Income Kerensky Resigns and War Minister KerenBkyand ill jthe Conservative member other members for and the opposition memi VicePremier hers disapproved of this on night Later with of the score that it mean lhat the Teresclitenkrv tho foreign s of his to makers of big profits would he less seriously under the busi ness In reply to these said lhat tho bnsiniiss tax for the present year would not be col lected until next and If necca sary additiornriqglslatiori could ho passed In There a general de a larger measureof exemp tion for married men with several Tho minister showed a dis position o exempt married men with more than six children up to but finally decided not be would a lewlencyto make IhTe bill nits d to the exemi tion for single men from to 500 escept unmarried rlihon who either or houae It wa that the insurance bill be at thcl atiirday 200 Entombed they withdrew their i The action o Pre m lev and hla fellow cabinet members came about as the result of of agr icul tu Tchernbf f i accus ed of having btfen connectedwlili the German mado to reconstruct der Russian Women Aug is reported ye rail points on the in considerable numbers hate noticed In relreatiriKRussian ir and Hues fan prisonerssa that some women hayei one ot the latter his noifr fallen into Oerman you haveja t presented arid I congratulate jou upon the laborsof Convent Ion i which recently onto Canada could not have reached tne achievement of the past three years If the heart of her people had not been profoundly You happen to present the resolutions on the an hlversary of the day on which worldwicleconfllct three Then theie were none nho im igined that it would last one halt the ime that it the conflict pro ceeded it became more and moreievl that the fnll streagth and power of imperial all Us constituent nust he into If victory was to be It became evident also that minor differences must be aside n order that our supremo effort might be gathered and Tho responsibilities entailed upon leader of a country such ns ours and under the conditions whfch prflvfllled during three vears are extremely more so could bn realized by any not striven to fulfill hbW ever severe and must be fulfilled to UIP v limit of strength and Hko the men in the trenchesT A minister under such must remain his post until ho la granted an hpnorable And he roust riot from his duty however It may Tils app 6i ntc d task tuu s t bo performed regard to aught save theneed of tho hour for the safely the U Is not an agreeable duty to sum mon the youth and inanliocid of Jour country by the hundred thousand lOLIEN Famous Village Falls Again ter Hard Frenck Declares Wealthy Should Made fo Pay In Proportion to Soldiers Sacrifices the debate on the Income las In A Buchanan o a strong against thelight tax which was to be levied onlae heavier the enfleaior Tor tliat end during accent weeks have not been wholly made public fat those who have an iuliiriala knowledge of public during are aware that effort on my has been wanting It Is appropriate on thia oc cation make my teller countrymen ully lie said this tax had a close connection with and they could not proportion to the sacrifice of the up their lives or were f Incoruc tax did not briog a to anyone and it more thao people wfth and the7 ray Oesjre ami the was on they flWwid wealthy people pay RUSSIAN SITUATION IS ABOUT THE the positions east of LtPreux on the Ar ras battle front in France which Wefa captured by the Germans Thursday night have been retaken by according to in official state ment Issued today by the British war On the Belgian front where the reach and British launched an of cnslve Tuesday The eu ente allied troops made further pro gress east of Kortekeer Germ in August n a dlipatch to The Times from the Mtlsh front Mn hla declares thit tho Ger man prisoners ancPGejman dead If ins t on the battlefield togetlier outnum ber the toUl allied Includ ing the slightly French Make Advance August the tinned bad weather along the front ID an offkJpl statement Issued this the French war French troops forward latt odfanclhg beyond the Kprtefcur Auttriani Take Dorna Watra Petrcrrad Aug ot Hasi ialyni on the RnaacGaliclan the AustToOerman rear guards yea tfrday driren from tielr poal iions on the banl of JUyer ys the ortieUl sUtement future V goVbrnment ma he formed baiCd upon a union of all Ii of pariv race or creed nho beJIevethat the struggle which we now Is the cSuse of liberty and realize that it in volves Ihe destlriy of our j of thisemplre of the YouthsJ of 1919 Class Are Now In Ba Welcomed tako up undergo untold Hard Brttish HcadquartersIn France August this A officers Captured battle tn discussed quite freely both thfe military and political situation as it affects the Ger manys lers in man power they ardmit to be The Interest has been volun teeredby these prisoners that the class dl 1918 recruits it in the field In its entirety what is it is small elerrients of the 1919 class at the although it is claimed they are serving voTun vThfs is the first time any has that any jnen of the 1319 wsre on the battle The of the statements marfV by the captive officers is thai rare bsginningto fear they may lose the More pressing than anythTng ele Is the fear lhat there may be another Peace without annexation or indemnities is en dorsed by all the officers who have discussed the cess profits tax Those making profits ofct of Ihe war should pay and they should mate those who were going to fight Canadas bat Ihat those who were pacing lie he was Isffed that during the next campaign for the Patriotic found that because conscription of the people would demand that contributions to the pat riotlc fund Ehould not be left to Tolnn tarlsm either Thev should keep hi mind the necessity of nuking come heavy as possible and h4 and putting aslde all differences of minor are prepared to join in a tinlted nd detenuined effort to into the conflict the full pmverahdstrength of this Only by very real and very specific deeds can we ivln this tere profession Is holloy and H Is my desiroj that not only shall both political parties be jnd fairly represented intho govern but that it shall also includo pedal representatives of the great couij lha on comforUbly while oth agricultural mteresls anI of labor who were going to fou may have pledge that no ut ire efforts shall be wanting to con summate this It It should fall tho responsibility wL have given i me the assurance that In this or I have tlieir foil support and their The presence 3fladies at the con ventlonand iipon this Another evldcncejpf tho splendid part which the women ofCanada have tak en In tlieiiaUpnataTiflTlty during the antl Iwelcome them moat cor iSfT tne tke n troops at HI aro rttlrlng to iie qaitward The Ruasian war office says a battle between Russians and Teutons Is raging to the northeast In south ern AuatroHungar Uns have occupied townofD6rnaj The German Report via Tn thecourse oMaat night the artll lery fife on the Belgian front ed to greater violence at says the official statementissued day b the German general staff but1 no Infantry attacks of great Import ance took In the Ger dld not want to aee men who man shock broke into the ed behind TO a King more to gle up their livesffor the protection of those behind them You havereferrcti fo the possibility of avoiding a general That can only beacctiirjpiiahecT by a prac tically support of BUCII a resolution in Other the conWpveray as to such X tension wouldbe carried Into the Brit Corilltiuedbn Page 4rTwohun dred miners are einombed In nltrie 7 of the West Kentucky1 Cat company here as a of n expldilbn eflgas this SniiikitU imefllnB from the ERMANY STORM ji brreiponflenLpf thej lorts that great dsa tier A irrlcane on Sunday last did great to the whole of western Oerjl L INWWEDLIS1 Son of Well KnownFamily i Also Wounded 4 Word reached tSe clly morning that Private heft Chautauqua Opens on Tuesday Morning1 Next Big Drive Sells Large Number Seasotf Tickets Ijeon admitted from grniutiM tuWntid in Iho Illllir la well rmmil going orer In will his who killed In No Lloyd George Says Huns Mas Learn Meaning Of That Word IxndOD ug 4 the course of i speech at Queens of the Premier Georgo Bald VfclprymuaLbe our national liberty agahi iba he ihallenged Ilusala learned that an army without discipline Is a rabble There are some here who van o ge up committees or the British arm and direct the conduct of the cannot allow a sectional o direct the war or dictate the terms of pcaco The nation as a whole made and the nation as a wholemust make by the family ceiycu vy uio Word has been recekec in Cslsarj hat Prank L a former jicmber of tho NewsTetefAln reper 1 thouoamlsof treos wero has Ptc nnrf garden prodace cverywhcrj i Cornjacli fairly woll known In Lelh jfforcd crops wero r hririfiohavlnf been a reporter on tho Jnlen and destroyed and fruit Mqrritng News when that dally was b were lorn 1 first Chautauqua opens next Tuesday In Eckstorm Audi made famous by tho Dry farming The Calgarj people are taking hold of the Chau tauqua In Not having any suitable building as Lethbfldge Ihe citizens have gono o the ox of purchasing ftlent for tho oc casion about 4 times tho gfzo of 111 o ordinary Ohaulauqua and already tho people aro beginning lo awake lo the V cnau iaftfoll as jhown Ihe large crowds alUhe Tho News Telegram the following interesting ar tide on the hlslniy of the Chaotau In ISoS down n the stale of New York amovement Rlarted vhlcn has grown In past yeara to be one 6 the biggest Influences for good on the North American continent This movement Is known ajjthe auqtia Is Inspirational and cduca nnd 11 Is being carried out most ot the EllisonWhite which covers the western half of the United conceived the Idea ol brlnghjs to was through his broadmindedness that some forty lowns have had Ihclr first In Ihe Dominion so Ihoroughly been the reception ot chaulauaua in these owns that each one had rebooked for fchsnUmina and sixty MARKETS it staned with one assftmhly on and today on the North American arc nix thousand assemblies ot similar The main of cfcua Opot wheat Lttitt trick oati detoMr MU OitolXr flax 240 2i5 WEATHER Low but owtowns have sent intheir chau auqua Norman F president ol Kegtna nircil oun our city Mr Aleinnder Calh congratulating on ofsharing the plea than I Frenchpositions aouthweat of Leta ij and returned with a great nam er ot black French Girmara Crou Into Borlln Aug va Aog troopt under mand of Oen Von Boehm Ermolll erday crossed the HKftslan frontier1 to he northeast of fliclal slntements today by German war office All of Gallcia with he eicettioa of a narrow ground from Brody to Zboroi north east of thestatement has been wrested from the Ruwilans trvublwa In Petrogrfcd the continuanceof the further advance by the British to Glanders stand out fromthowar Northeast Ypres on Friday the Iroops ol Field Marshal rees tablished themselves In the town of Saint captured by them on Tuesday but which were driven h the Germans on Wednei Additional was gained south of near theeenlerot lie line on which the allied attack this Brlttah artillery dispersed German forces pro paring to attack near and fore stalled any attempt by tha Germans against tho British lines Near Monchy Le of the Germans on Thursday The Brllish Prlmo Mlutsfer said 6e I retook raos o ho elements d not trust the Eiceptfor the of a did not trust the Neither the Kaiser nor the chancel he declared has yet said he would he satisfied with German glibly about buf state rner over the wor Before have a peace must CMtmned oc 11 far Ibey have noi learned Ihb letter of the sure and benefits of concerts I learn to use the word and oilier entertainments conducted mder auspices of KlllsonWllite service of Sashalooti wired Mr taihoun 1 rllly recommend chautauqua and can say H Is i fine one in leilecfual culliral snd entertaining Soll hasbeeh lhat all of tho towns in Canada have gladly received his Calgarjr histltutltn Wnen Mr J Bnckeorr first con ceired the Idfi a a chaulaaqna for the Dominion at once went to Lethbrfdge through the ance of Mr S S Dunham the Ilrst chautauqua n was organiMd Then Mr lo Calgary and opened up he office of ihe Bill has now retCMt mark and in me word at tong It a up night entered British front line trench es at Uo points Desperate flghUng and the British during i Gennmm ttack of a frosl on the Afsno there een only raids and artillery duelaoa ho rest of the western front i With apparently no let up hr the Rasslan retreat alongthe line from arnopol to the liere come advlcfa jf a new political rlsls In The line of the river Zbrocs onfluence with the Dniester haseen given up at seven places try tho fought ttobbora y to hold tuck the AuitroGernfcia Between the Dniester and the Pnrth the have not hatted U then rotrnt toward the border li fntbi of the Teatots again Cwroo tke has been occoplei br and u bo portal town several ntllea ot lUnulan has ben i day It Is considered tbam proth able that restrlctlou win M by Ihe looA controlled rfw wutete manufacture of putry aad tM like Flour still remalui ated RaoUU TUce In Oilkrta amd Bakowtu ligtr Is aimed a fonmea city norta of DitMcr In the direction X Jhrt ttit iroat port On UK irr ;