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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 6, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, AUGUST 6, 1018 THE LETIIBRIDGE DAir.Y HERALD i^kGE FIVR L FINISH THE WAR Says a Russian-Army To Be Raised To Clean Out Germans Waahlnflton, Aug. 6.-Ruosia will finish the war. This Is the declaration made to Dr. Hans Vorst, by an official ^jf the Red Guards, according to an article by Dr. Vorot In the Berlin Tagcblntt, portions of which have been re- rarmers Owing to advance In bnttor mnrkot wo are now payinK; 50c per lb. butter fat for No. 1 Sweet Cream. 42c per lb. butter fat for No. 2 Sweet Cream. 40c per lb. butter fat for No. 1 Sour Cream. 38c per lb. biKter fat for No. 2 Sour Cream. Wo would advise fnrmer.s who have cows, that they oun milk tn get busy, as every little bit helps when the grain cro))R tail. W e pay all charges and pay for each shipment. The Result of Our 1918 "Missing Title" Calendar Contest-The Ransom Picture was 1st Prize, $100.-"Man Doer: Not Fight Alone."-H. M. Cuif, Toledo, Ohio. 2nd Prize, $50.-"Guardian Angels Their Holy Vigils Keep." -Miss Fannie Ranft, Youngs-town, Ohio. 3rd Prize, $30.-"They Also Serve." Mrs.'J. Mancollas, Calgary. . 4th Prize, $10.-"The Woman's Part."-Mr. E, Hoad, Lethbridge. Crystal Dairy Limited celved here thrlugh official channels. Dr. Vorst is considered in Germany one of the beat Judges of Russian affairs and was sent tu Russia by the Tageblatt to report conditions. Through conversations with Russians of all classes, he came to the conclusion that the Soviet government Is thoroughly detested, but that the hatred of the Russians for the Gormans is still fireaier. The Soviet government, he declares, is the obllgar-chy of terror and unrestraint. A merchant declared to Dr. Vorst "the war with Gormony Is not over. A new qovtrnmeni will be formed In Russia. It vyill decree a general mobilization and will drive the enemy out of all the territory that ho occupies." The officer of the Red Guard Who declared that Russia will end the war, added, according to Or, Vorst: "A national rising so powerful and so general will be accomplished that victory will return to our flag." ^ BEING UNITED ON London, Aug. 6.- (Canadian Press Dispatch from Reuters Limited)-In the house of commons today Secretary. Montagu announced that half a million combatants were being raised in India besides numero^us non-combatants. The June^ figures, he said, reached the record, 50,000. It was remarkable that the provinces from which hitherto came none or few,recruits were now supplying their quotas. Mr. Montagu emphasized the fact that Indian troops were playing the chief part in the Mesopotamia-Palestine and East African campaign. OFPICERS ESCAPE' Toklo,/Atig. r..-The effecl. of the government's declaration to aond forces to Siberia In aid of the Czeclio-Blovaks wlileli was piiljlislied In the official gazette last evening, had been completely discounted. The .lapanese-Amerlcan negotiations had been made the basis of a recrudesconse of wrangling over domestic politics, with charges and counter cliarges and sensational demands for the reeignatlon of the cabinet and the customary campaign of recriminations. Gonsenuently. the governmeni recently has closed down tightly on the newspapers which were rigidly suppressed If they attempted to discuss the negotiations. The publication of tlie declaration has to a certain extent loo�oned the muzzle, although the censorship contin ues In a most rigid character, espe daily regarding the movement of troops or anything affecting military policies. Wait and See. It Is understood thai the Ziyukal majority party In the house Is wllflng to adopt a wait-and-see policy. Consequently the Kenselkal minority which had hoped to effect an oppoal tioi; commission, is powerless for the present. There seems every reason to believe that the tenseness of the situation has been relieved and tlie i)lans for the protection of the Czecho-Slo-vaks and of the allied Interests against German and Austrian Influence in Siberia, completed a long lime ago, will 1o carried out without excitement. ' It is predicted ,In well Informed clr cles hero that the present concerted acton by the allies In Siberia will act as a sedative on the situation and nosaibly result !n Siberia finding It self at an early date wth a govern ment satisfactory and sutticlently strong to control the situation as far as the Ural Mountains. Vancouver, Aug. Delegates to the Vancouver Trailos and I,abor Council will resign In a body rf( xt Thursday. If 'ft recommendation pass-fid by the executive of that organization Is hooded, .'nid a roorK!inl?!:ii Ion of union labor with the radical element ellmlnatfed as lioads will result. A resolution cnlling iii�)n the dole gates to resign next Thursday was passed at a meeting of Ihn Trades and Labor Council toniAlit. It Is planne'd to hold a new olccilu!! August 2'j Amsterdam, .'Vug. fi.-Twenty-nine British officers recently escaped from a prisoners' camp at Holsemlnden, according to the Osnalirnek Togeblatt. and they are stlU-at large. They made their escape through a subterranean passage, whldi it took the officers nine months to dig. A big reward has been offered by Ibo commanding general in Hanover for their recapture. BROADER PROVISIONS FOR EXEMPTION Washington. Aug. (I.-^Broader provisions for exemption have been writ-ton into the man-power 6111, now before congress, so that the nation's war industrial fabric may not be upset by unduly large withdrawals of men more than years of age, for military service. , TO ELIMINATE RADICAL ELEMENT 0 WASBIGIIST, ANO SUICIDED UNSGAVECREVI L TREATMENT Abandoned in Boats After Vessel Was Blown Up By hom b.s A Canadian Atlantic Port. Aug. 6.-The crew of the British schooner Gladys J. Holland has been landed at La Have, N. S., reporting their vessel v/,is sunk by an enemy subm.iriiic yasterd.iy morning. Brockton. Ont., .Vug. f,.-.\ bride of less than forty-elghi lionrs. .Mrs. Ernest .1. Jewett, nee .Stella Victoria .Morgan, committed sale Iuto today by throwing herself from a canoe in the St. Lawrence River some distance from shore. Two mi-n standing on a dock not far. away put nut in a skiff, but were unable io ri'acli her before she sank, after coming twice to the surface of the wator. The .'iulcide reveals some tragic cir(Miinstanccs. The young woman, a member of a highly respected family, was married Saturday nlglit to a returned soldier; giving the name of Kiiiest J. .lewott, and the couple took rooms at the Windsor Hotel. Sholeft a note addressed to her slater in which she .Mated that during the night, while \w husband slept, she .made'an investigation of papers amV documents in lils possession. These revealed that lio had a wife and young child living in Bristol, England. When the police worn nollflpil of the affair, .lewett was promptly placed under ar.'est and Is beiiiK hold for trfa). He does not deny his flisi matritnonial venture. A Canadian .\tlantic Port. Captain ("luett said that the Gladys llollft was bound from TwillltiKiitc, N'tUl.. i with a cargo of herring 1m Si'w YoiU. j Yesterday moi-nlng at In o'clock he sighted a submarine about three mlU^s away. The IMioat hor(' (Uiwn on him at full speed, he said, tinil signallcMl for him to "heave to." Tlu> ((minian-dor of the submarine ordered the cli))-lain to send a boat to tlie KUbniarine. This was done and the German skipper and two'of Ills men. heavily iirmed and laden with bombs, were taken on board the schooner. "They ransa?'ked the sliij) from stem to stern," said Captain Chieit. "atid even took my old iIoihcH. watch and nautical Instruments. There was hardly a thing moveable left on (lie vessel after they got through, and we were allowed to take nothing lint the '.clothes we stood in" Captain Cluett said that the Germans, after robbing^ the ship. put ' bombs in her hold, and ordered the Hollel's crow to row them back to the U-boat. A few minutes later they heard a loud explosion and saw their vessel turn over on her beam ond--^. in which position siie remained wiien they lost sight of her In the liai'.e They reached a buoy at 11 o'clock Monday night and made fast to it until this morning, when they rowed into La Have. The Gladys IloUot was a ship of 1,50 tons net. built In .Shelburnc, X. S.. RUSS.-FINN IE N PEACE, BERLIN Amsterdam. Aug. 6.-Delegates from the governments of Russia and Finland, have opened conferences In Berlin tor the conclusion of a peace treaty between Russia and Finland, according to advices received here. Dr. William Von Sturm. .German under secretary for foreign affairs, opened the sittings with a speech in which he stated that the German government would havj representatives in attendance at all sessions of the conferences "in order to assist the delegates in reaching an agreement that would be mutually satisfactory." 1 Ottawa. Aug. 8.-Hon. X. W. Row-elU, preflldent of the privy council, who recontly returned from overseas, arrived here this mortiitiR and will attend today's sitting of the cabinet council. When seen .Mr. Rowell said he bad nothing to add to statements as to the situation overseas, made by him sinco his return .Mr. Rowell has secured a penuanent rcBldence in Ottawa antV will brin.s: liis family here. AT STARLAIVD In "Woman and Wife" the Heleci Star Series photodranui. adajited from "Jane Kyre," ilu! immortal novel by Cbarlolto Dronle at Starlaiid Wednesday and Thursday, Alice Brady rl.-;e;' to great heights in her dclliieatioti ut the, unfortunate heroine. Otisli'd from Ihn home of the Reeds, the rich relatives with whom sbe, is living at the opening of the story, because of the young son's petulance, ,7ano Kyre l.� sent to an Institution presided over by the criiol Mr. Urodtlehiirsf. Here she wins all hearts, and luckily e3.'!Oti'iin heroine of "The Rose ot Illdod." This William Fox picture, v.hich stiowH the underplots loading tip to the gigantic revolution, has nii engrossing Interest seldom seen in historical dramas. Treme,n(I(ins crowds are flocking at every performance to see this big spectacle, which coinblnes the naino of its noted star with n story dlatinnllv worth Kcelng. Into the eventful life ot one heroine.- (he scenario writer has been able to crov,-ii a host of incidents which, in iheSr uital. make up a alory of powerful force. Llsza Tanenkii Is a girl of tho people who attracts a Prince to her fuct. and niiirries him. She carries with her .Into her high station, the hatred she ha.s always felt toward the rutin?? class of her country. She is banded �wifii a group of revohitlonlsts, ami sbn has i>roinlPed to carry out Ihcif will insofar as slie Is able. GEN. BOTHA HAS ANCHOR-DONALDSON LINE POPULAR SERVICE Canada to Glasgow For full information apply to Agents or Company's Office, 270 Main St., Winnipeg. RESENT CmiSM Toronto, Aug. 6.-F. L. Smith, editor in chief of the Toronto News; cabling from England today, says: "Informed Canadians here resent criticism levelled at Sir Robert Borden because of his prolonged stay in England. The prime minister wants to leave soon, but is detained in connection with problems of vital importance ti the welfare ot the Canadian army and the allied cause. When the facts are known some ot the Impatisnt writers In Canada will regret their present altitude." According to Mr. Smith, Canada's overseas army, soon will take part in great events. GE The Community Burden What are you and I doing to lighten our community's burden? Are we piling on the back of our community indifference and neglect? Are we holding back our patronage^ If so, we are adding to the burden. We are making it heavy. But if we are generously giving bur community our loyal support, then we are doing our share in making the burden light. We can so direct our thoughts, words and actions as to lighten that load. Don't break the back of vour own commuhitv. Do what vou can to liothten the load. s, OFU.S. Amsterdam. Aug. 6.-DiscuBslng the proposed exchange of American and German war prisoners the Nachrich-ton of Hamburg taltes it upon Itself to advise tho German government to reject all such overtures on the following grounds: First, the .'Vmerlcans would by this agreement, enjoy exceptional treatment, which besides being unfair to the other prisoners, would enormously facilitate recruiting in America; second, assuming that tho Americans have taken fewer priaonera than the Gormans, it would be natiiral for tho allies of.America to "make up the re-qulsito number of prisoners, which would indirectly enhance America's reputed achievements." "This," tho article says, "should he prevented." The newspaper further demands that "ai a retaliation for America's disgraceful entry Into the war," tho Idea of an exchange should bo entertained only after all^'othor prisoners are released. * Pretoria. Aug. R.-(Can. Press Dispatch from Router's Limited.)-Gen. Botha, in a message to the people of the South African union on the occaa-1 ion of the anniversary ot the entry in the war of tho British Empire, said: "Wo must confine our effort with that unfailing energy and courage so necessary tor complete victory, the \ only conclusion .which can bring about a world peace. We have clear proof before us that peace without victory would he disastrous and the only result would be the preparation for an even more appalling struggle." General Botha exhorted every man nud woman in South Africa to unfalteringly to do his or her duty toward attaining the desired victory. GERMANY NEAR 1 Delivered to any part of ' ihe city. LETHBRIDGE BREWERY END OF ITS ROPE Toronto. Aug. 6.-Gordon Knox, in a cable to the Mail and Kmpire from I'VanC^e today, sa^s: "The fifth year of the war lias opened disastrously for tho GermauB, who during the week-end have been forced to abandon what now amounts to four-fifths of the territory captured by them since their offensive on May 27. "On the road yesterday 1 passed a hatch ot about liOO to -100 prisoners. They were nolliing like tho men in the early days of the war, but they could not be classed aa men ot poor physique. Prisoners taken during the present operations have, liowever, included fourth rate material, Immature boys, and deformed men," RIOTERS ON TRIAL Toronto, Aug. G.-Ten alleged rioters, three of whom were soldiers wearing the hospital blue, a'ppenrod totlay in police court, charged wl!h disorderly conduct in connection with the recent outbreaks when Greek restaurants were wrecked. All were remanded until tomorrow at the .request of the crown attorney in order that the prosecution might bo prepared.  During their appearance the court was bBBlegiid by a crowd.ot'roturnod soldiers who demanded the release of their comrades. They wore ejected by tH^jnllitary i uolico. FEW DROPS AND CORN LIFTS OUT Says There Is No Excuse for Cutting Corns and Inviting Lockjaw. Sore corns, hard corns, soft corns or any kind ot a corn can harmlessly be lifted right out with tho fingers if you will apply directly upon the corn a few drops of, froezone, says a Cincinnati authority. It is claimed that at small cost one can get a quarter ot an ounce ot treezoue at any drug store, which la sutficient to rid one's feet of every corn or callus without palij or soreness or the danger ot infection. This siuii)lo drug, while sticky, dries the moment It Is applied and does not Inflame or even irritate the surrounding tissue. this anifouncomont will inlcrost many 'V.-omen hero, for It is said that the present high heel footwear is putting corns oii practically every woman's feet.-Advert CHILD will not stiffor with stmburu or heat rash If you Zani-Buk. The .Superiiilcndent of S. A. Frost Air Camp at Clarkson's, Ont., says: '' Wo always keep a supply of at our CbiUlrcn's Camp. AVe use It constanily for sunburn. Insect stings diid bites, as well an for cuts, bruises and sores, and believe there Is nothing to -equal It." Zaiu-Buk (s especially sulta'i-ile for a child's tender skin, ov/lnp to ita purity of composition. It contains absolutely none of the co;irse animal fal or harsh mineral druga found In jirdlnary ointments. 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