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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 6, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta 300 Killed in Hun Explosion to riportl received from frontltr by at Amstwtlam of Exchange txplwton WM OM MM wortt catastrophic of kind In Germany the A munition factory was wiped 300 persons killed o Injured and enormous damage was Hennlngidorf has been Isolated by police and Morale Russians Improves Earliest Record For Spring Yields Will Show a Good Average NOBLE EXPECTS A 30BUSHEL AVERAGE Cutting of spring wheat hae slartoa Neralscam on the Foremost near Itetlaw on the Suffield branch and at two or three other points In South ern The 1917 harvest Is and for tho next three or four weeks the binders via aulttant commisMry of the southwestern reporta marked channs of feeling among the Panic ha died The division that were In full re treat are stubbornly attending their GENERAL TO BE SHOT Matovl of the awards corps which headed the Rusitan retreat In the southwest front has been oriitred shot by for noncompliance with hlc order to SCENE OF TIIK BATTLE IN FLAVOURS Written In 1914 Jiist Admits Germans JVould Have To Is beingdone es reports horn all parts ot tho south Indicate that grain Is Ot to cut It is likelythat the first culling in the Lclhbridgo except tot al1 ready douo on Biycrtmcntal i arm will th9 provincial jail I l Dutch Paper Says Kuehlmann Will Endeavor An In a spring sketch of THANSATLANTiC WIRELESS SERVICE IS New Atlantic wireless service lie tween the United Can ada ana Great Britain lias been discontinued until further not the Marconi Wireless Telegraph company o Atner lea announce here The step was taken in con rormtty with InBtructlons re ernment and Is purely a necea sary war a statement said hith erto unpublished letter cabled by the German emperor Wibon on August iitlng the KafaerB own version of the world war appears la thePublic Lodger In the first Instalment Ger ards The document for the plain admission by the Kaiser that Belgian neutrality Vhad to be violat ed by Germany strategical ground Theletter Is printed on an auto graph original docu merit and words phrases appear ot Southern Alof tha Hague says he Icll no cutting hns been done lleving that after friendship mal and the grain will he in tlook and much of It threshed before the usual date of starting Ono reason tho farmers have not been hur rying up their operations Is that they are giing the grain everj chance pos aibllo set all the moisture out ot the if any remains and eat of tie straw This Is being done to guard against any shrinking of the grain III the hardening processThe kernels are plnmp cofcak the the pasl six and U is not believed there will he much shrivelledgrain Inthe Tha labor situation is to attract attention While men are re fusing to work for wages ot GO and 565 monthly at ordinary harvest Jobs the ire not averse to taking 13 to 5350 a ard these will likely be the prevailing unaorstahdlng wilh Food Controller Not Ukely to Deal Separately With Bread Prices Here ceived from the gov crossed interlined and under J scored Ijl the KaisSrJs own handwrlt By official teaiiest in Ambassador the message to President which the Kaiser gave him lor Gerard uses hook by spec ial permission of One of the Is It appeals at the close of the Emperors cable letterands substitutes for the word word It thus makes Important sentence read Sir Grey declared England had lo de fend Belgium to violated by Germany on strategic news been received hat France was alrfeady prepared to enter Belginm King of the ielglins having my petition or a free passage1 under guarantee ol his country s freedom 1 I Germans aid Turks to Put a Large Force in Feld In SepUmber Aus Germans and Turlis are preparing to make a great It is hardly likely that Canada s new food will make a separate investigation in Lqthbrtdge Into the price of bread and flour a urged bv the city com mlasloners Such seemed tobe the opinion ofthe commtsslon ers at mornings meeting of the city council when a letter In answer to citys rejuesl for an inve tlgallon was read The letter stated that Hanna had not ed the facts End they would receive due The commission It was feared some time ago that theSeeolo of therewould be a shortage of binder enhayn has nrrived at but this has been oiercorae bv lo command o the to ces now thort cropsIn North Dakota and Sas being nsmmbled div kalchowan Twine is selling at 18 jrom and Turkish cental As for the the threshing ma chine will tell that ftoblo expects an average of 30 bushels of wheat over hts whole including tho nl has a large field that will go 40 Tho average will be be tween 20 and 25 bushels over the whole of the railway trict Tho only really poor crops are tho Etubblo crops In nritably east of Foremost and east of How tho In It effort to regain Bagdad according to ers believe that It anything Is dole to regulate the prices of thes comniod Hies It will be the result of a general scheme of price control affeeling the ALL L1JILE CHANGE Germans Attempt Attacks Both Belgian and French Fronts Driven Back The above map Ehowa In detail the whole battle line from Ostend on SOME ACTIVITIES ON SERBIAN German forces last night aKain attacked the ner Brt trsh lines In the neighborhood ot Hoi tebeke on the Belgian but were according to the ofnclal report received by the war omce to day from Another German attack on the Brlish positions at Westhoek also was French Report official state ment Issued by tha war office tonight says has been no infantry action In Our patrols con tinued their activity In advance of our Hues and brought hack two OB the remainder of the front the artillery action was and quite violent toward LaRoyere farm and in the sector of and Champagne and In the region of the communication The artil lery activity was quite intense during he The enemy bombarded cer ain of our advanced posts and i quiet Wo executeda destructive fira The day was fairly We executed a m a number of enemy Attacks on French Front atUcks wore made last night on the DVcnch positions east Noisy In the region soutn of Bovllle at wood and In Alsace The French official statement Issued this sftor noon UB Uiat all the attacks were crushed Ihe French artillery On tie French front In Belgium the uatiottiiiras v German Ausujt 6 via Strong attacks were made yesterday agalnfct the German posi lionsbetween the Ypres Menln rpai I troops from Thrace being concen trated at the 5 supplying the heavy artillery and Germany la furniliing tiie officeri The the papsr n vlll take place in the middle of Snptem Is expected that harvest will be prac over by and of land will be closed this year and made ready for neit years Vlake Large Hani By Blowing whole of CALLED OUT OLD MEN IN AUSTRIA Aug vU Aug Hungarian mem bers of the LandsuTirniip to 5S jears of age were eslerday re ported for mobilization In 24 according t9 Huge of South Wool Being Sold in East Routine business was the order of the day at the conncll re quest was received public utilities at Edmonton for a copy of the 1916 city audit In that it may be used In deciding the board shall do with the request for power to IBEUC debentures for the paving of 13th Tliore port asked for has been A letter fromLouis Keels solicitor Indicated that the city was respon sible for the damage done to v Keels which was severely batter ed recent street car The will It acknowledges no A request from the Chapter the use of rooms he lop floor of the city hall for sewing was until suchtime as the might need the space for city hall Safe in TritesWood Store Special to the Herald burglary committed at Michel early this morn bleb in JriginaHy and the ItlTer Lvs on CANADIANS ADVANCE Headquarters Ing in which the perpetrators got yards to a depth of 200 yards British Franceand 6 by the Associated Press TheCanadlans last night made an front of Toronto on either August 16 or mdre likely on Hie latter pounds of Southern AlterU wool will go under the and the which will be one ol tho largest ever held In will make the wool growers o this district richer by closo to The sale will bo conducted by the po minion In whose ware the wool Is ard Hiipeflntendcnt of Uio sliecp branch of the will be pre Levi of the Southern Alberta Wool Growers will present also lo look nfler tho iiitercnii ol Ilia he Jlftt time In Ihe history of wool Bold un to the manufacturers of and much IfilfiroXlIsntjached to Iho Be elded the there will al so bo presentIhiwcol dealers and cpmpelitlon Is expected tobe A3 Canadian roanufictnrcri each year use pounds of wood while the la only ttotit it that there will be no double In dlspoting oiiil ItiOTrcc thawXre house The shipraanls lo the Toronto ware house this district ore from 100 Bbieps so that the weight of leece per head is slightly over sev GENERAL ASSASSINATED dispatch from Petrograd reported the Bourse Ga zette as saying that General Erdelll had been clui ewe with lamb try ildtjifx years MO blKteil shipper to Tor onto Ray Knight for hlmMf wd tfio Knight Sugar with jounli R C Harm WM neil kith poundi Shipments ranged all the way down to 200 posadi BeildM the ihlpmteU to there WOTS sold in this most ly to V Lewis of a Boiton about Tha tout clip of Southern AlberU his year on a conservative reached 000 the Urgent tnonejr ever tor a wool clip In htatory of Seuttert awav wllh some belonging to the TrltesWood companys store at that place The robbers blew the iarge safe with blowing the outer door to bits and rolling up the Inner door asthough it wens a mere curtain The men engaged In the deoil must be experts at Ihe had a thorough knowledge of Iheslore and as well as having knowledge of the a haul Saturday was payday accum ulatloh caeh upon such occasions Is generally There Is no clue c yet to the but the au have been put to work Mil every effort will be made to ferret out robbers Occurring at the hour of three on Sunda few people heard muffled and the manager of dldnot know the matter until eight oclock this orajng when one of the clerks went othe store for some purpose and dls things were not as they liad been left last A telephone nessage was sent to Stew local manager here and he hurried 6 Michel by and reports the and consolidated the new The Germans delivered a heavy countcrat this morning In the neighborhood of Ilolle Parts Aug The Journal Des De batJ In a prominent reriey ot finance yesterday calls attention that it U American Imperative duty lo recog nlze obligations lowardrFrance which r It cannot escape and that it must op en credits to the allies as large as may be required without which they can not continue the The article points out that the sfafnsW the Unit ed States Is different TiOf that rtw U In the war and taut t the same a htr Undini WM on prlrale says German official All the attacks were Serbian Army of tho en emy cannonaded our positions on Serbian front and rlda and Presba Lakes bnt the Infan try did not attack The Britten atia enemy t Easy to Brltnl Headquarters in Belgium Aug 6 by the A P a Belgian town ot Ypres which was the scene ol hearr fighting yeslaraay morning again the obloct of a Oermaa coMiter attack last but the rasny waa repulsed by the British artdery before In front at the trenches been reach ed A Brave Fight British Front in of the Lan cashire troops pushed beyond the i clfled limits the recent ad vane In Flanders and established message innonncing the exl stance ot posts reached three days Ill nitrating the Alt flcultyof communication in saca aa OH Piai en pounds KPipnl market price la the return from each sheep in wop aloneIs nearly This would have bought a Drat A AtlMtlfl 6 A ocean tner from Jftuler here dar ing a nenso og the vewel sfrncV a ehoal 50 miles emt of sho floated at high tldo and arVived herd right Under her own steam The vessel Is reported tenking In the fore hold A direr it 11 an eicara nation tho registered Big Reception to Delegates Takes Place TonightBiwiT ness Opens Tomorrow August prem iers of the four weslern provinces arc to speak tonight at a reception lo dele Salesand accredited visitors for the Liberal The recep tion will open the convention nd tho business due to begin tomorrow r morning at H U expected that John Slot of chairman of th ioca committee on wrangemenK will be chairman of to nights meeting Delegates are arriving ir consider able numbers today and proalction was made this morning that betwee 800 1C0 voting renresentiitlvca of western Liberals would be presentr probably an equal number o via Two special trains ffom srrlveri Between Five Members of German GOT Resign Ap pointmenta acts as above Besides the losa of In ash the safe and tue building wilUniount lo another Manager of the Goal com pany at who was sleeping in he hotel heard the report ani ptnp and went thinking per something had gone wrong In the nines but seeing returned lo August via 01 clal anhbuncement was made today hat live ministers ol Including orelgn secretary 4immerman and Inance Lentie and Minister Von heir Cr Illdtarfl Von the German ambassador o has been appointed aeere ary for foreign atiairs In succession o Dr Zlmtiierraann BIQUISITIONED VESSELS Emergen y Fleet corporation today requisition edall merchant vessels of more tha 2500 tons now building in America Double and triplej shifts will be put In the yards to speed con Canadian Pa Ifle earning for the week ending July 31 were MARKETS Winnipeg Eichange closed WEATHER forty newspapermen from the cast Low Acting Pretidsnt Feng Kwo today approved lue unanlmoot reached at a ipcclat meet ing of the Chirtess cabinet te de war in Gsrmary Aut trla Hungary The ministers of ihe entente Sowers probably will meet at ths foreion office on iiturday to discuss Ch d claratlan of war which Is expect ed to issued next week OFFFOR THE Paris Aug Section 3 of Chautauqua Opens Tomorrow Lethbridge Should Make Record r i I Uhbrldge s first annsal Chautafi tlous as It Is can be but a forerunner qua opens atEckstein pf what Is to corns in future ytars Kink Everything polnls to a big ne possibilities of adeqaale week occupies a ver j western Canada for Important place In the Canadian Chaa In western uanao tauqua movement says Mr Ansel Hie advance man of the U hen the Cniutautjua idel Was hfmrhl to inada hi Mr ErifiksOrt hoenmL first lo and it try are Pf1 here the entertainments of this Ur4 launched Naturally tte name whose mission H Is to Inspire an4to bridge has been used freely among as well as to amuse they wOl the laler towns to book the filllson undertake the prodding of Wnite Dominion Chautacaua and so blttous programmes Within TW now All eyes are on or two It win to hare Tha other towns and cities are pleasure of htvtog men whose h welching for nars from I are known the orer in Chautauqua to either afttfm theism mtwic and picions or lo calm Ihelr doubts wkHA it is up to to it be lof imake sooil and with the standing sucoesj the Urst year a ticket sale and the general mediocre beginning idea 0 everytnlng wooM Indicate that rustlni to to pttf It fcrhige h jotag to lire sp Vrouldn t it be a god for bridge people to adopt ihe Putting Canada the Map and make tho th to the 13th ot August go m I ethbridge history ft betng tot Mg and most worth while the In thfc citys career and ot bemg nnd west fiek service went 10 the the biseest In I For stamtanl and Is truly KOfnc to tte ChUtttaoqaa movement whkh ta tte step towards world craey yet laancfAl and when brldgs Chanlaoqaa s4iaH hare j KMnrr and the educational moral and htttory and the educational ma worthwhlteness U felt the anaadair wflli How did we ever ge ;