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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 17, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta 'AGE FIVE Austria Demanding the Restoration of Belgium ACOIE IfERiOS AUSTRIA DEMANDS......Trow hoiidon. Aug. 17.-Kiiipcrof CliarlpH find hlH advisors havo luadG tlin tic-iiiHiids Ihiit. Oormntiy iiinkc furtlier dot" iHralloiis regardliiR Bolclmn. guarnii-t(!Ring evanuation, rnalorntlon and un iudemnUy, make a powerful riiovomPiit in the direction of poaco and that Ih'; I'lllah question lie solved In n manner favorable to Austrian wLshes. The advisors of the .\ustr|an cm-Heror, It Is declared, cmiiluiKlvod thiit the opposition of Austrian military uiul imbllc opinion to the trnnstor nt troops to the western front was universal. This opposition could only he iiulelod If Ihc Bovernmcnt were assured of Polish support which oouhl be" obtained by securing from Germany con-oGKslonB on the account of Poland and If the public could be shown the Oer-niun government had been inf>icnc-od In the direction ot another strong offrirt to obtain pease. Short of this. Austria would not send (roops to the western front. Urkutsk Taken by Czechs; Kazan Threatened, Soviets All Treatment* Proved U.ieleit Until He Tried VFRUlT-A-TiVES". FRM m 0 Washlnyton, Aug. 17.-Capture of Irkutsk, the important Lake Baikal port on the Tran�-Siberian railroad by the Czecho-Slovaks, aided by- the" Siberian peoples army on July 7, is announced in a belated dispatch from American Consul Harris at Irkutsk, dated July 22, and received today at the state department. -The con.sul reported llirq\igli the American charge d'afl'airs at Pekin, ]le ha.i not been hoard from for many weeks owing to llie domorallzert condition ot the lines ot communication and the presence in Irkutsk ot Hoi-sheviki forces, rearguards, and German and Austrian pri.sonor.s. The railway to Samaria is open, according to consul Harris from Irkutsk but trains nro not running through to ^Moscow. The Czech commander he! .'iafd, iiufi repo.nod that as late as July ]0, they had lost "I'M men killed and 3^00 wohnded. Tliese advices also represent Die es-labli.shment of the now Siberian government Willi headnuartcr.i at Omsk, where the people and the government bave repudiateU the Brost-Litovsk ireaty and declared their determination to fight liie Germans. Amsterdam, Aug. IT.-Kazan, an important city in the Volga region, has been surrounded and is being bombarded by Soviet troops, according io a telegram from .Moscow, received by way of BerKn. The telegram slate:; that a number of English and French bave been placed under arresIT at Vologda. Civilians between the ages of 3S and 45 are being mobilized for the construction of trenches. Bolshevikl troops -advancing toward Onega Bay have occupied Kiritov, in tlie government of Novorod. east nf I'etrograd. It is reported that violent fighting is proceeding on the siouthern front In the direction of Tcherksa for the "posseselon of the Don llail-�way bridge. Sei7e Propaganda Apislerdam, Aug. 17.-Tlie seini-official ne^vs agency says it has recelv-j!!)Uili'>-; contained in the interuHlionally famotrs Jack IJi? Saulles domestic tragi'ily and iiuidc from it a great moral lesson of niotlier love. Tliat trial arouKpil nat-lon-\yidn sympathy for the dofcudanl iH'cau.-ic site was a woman wiio had killed tl\e man who sought to ii;'.ic, K.C.. M.O., high commission.1- of Ni^w Zeal-; - - and entertained the .Vc.v Zi-iiiau'd cdlt-i received a report from Pcirom.id that | been pronounced "the greatest wom-ors visiting Great iiriinin at a din-J mca.sures have ben tiikcii for tlnMan's j)fi'ture ever slageii." ner last night. Lord Ihiinham. after I .speedy Iransfcroiv.e of the stale bank' " " " " ------ toasting the Now '/.rulniid pr'-.-^s said i and other stale rlcpartnieiit.-i from Mos-it was true both of Iln' Zealand ! i ow. Private frr-inht and pas^euKcr and British press that .i w'as honest.' tralllc oil the raliwa.vs ha.-; liccr sus- jicnded. Stockholm. Aupr. 17. - The Finnish , MOWS bureau at 1 lelsingfor.-i s.iys it has' diet of the court was rendered. It has C. HAXSK.N'. Manager Empress. The press held Its iioud- /)iily so long as it maintained Its in-b|n.iidince. Hon, Joseph Ward, finanr.- niuiister of .Vow Zealand, said iIkh we allowed the enemy to get b;n k undi-r the old fiscal conditions tliat pn'vailed prior to the war those re.s;k,ii.silile ought to make room for men wlio viewed the new comWtions In a ni..v liRht. STRUCK BY CAR. KILLED Additional Sport VETElsifir Windsor. tOnt., Au;-.. IT.-.Mrs. | Clara Clark. 7;! year.- old. is dead and j her grand daughter, (iioiiri:! L. Clark, aged 5, la bellev�d to lie dvins as the result of injuries n-i liviii wlien they were both struck by a Woodward Ave. street car In IDetroii. .Mrs. Clark died] in Grace hospital. The aged woman was a lornier resi- � dent of this city wbi-ic tor a halt eentury she had inaiic ln-r bome. ' TAKE OVER BIG ESTATE Xew York. Aur. 17.- 'I'lie f.^ialo of Gottfred Krueper, .Newark, .\'. J.. valued at several million dollars, was taken over today by ihe nlion property custodian. .\n aniiounccnifiii at the custodian's oiUci's liere sai� the city. lethbridge brewery Two old residents ot Stratford passed away In tweut.v-four hours, namely, Mrs. Christena Vanstone and Miss Mary Bolgor. Mrs. Vanstone, who was in her seventy-eighth year, was born In Germany, but came to Canada at the age ot five years, Jvliss Bolgor was eighty-tour years ot age. She was born In London, England, but lived here practically all her life. Chicago, Aug. 17.-Back In the o;-: days they said that "youth will be served." but that moans nothing lo � "Zack ' Wheat and "Jake" Dauberfv � veterans of the Brooklyn Xationals. wlio today are fighting it out for first place honors in the National I'.{, which Is out ot danger. MolwUz of Pittsburg drove Rousch, ot Cincinnati out of the lead for sacrifice hitting with M total oC ;JG. Cravath of Philadelphia, with seven circuit drives to his credit. Is blazing the trail tor the home run honors. Cincinnati with an average o-f .272, is leading in c\nh batting. New York conlinueH in team fielding with .972. , Leading batters: Wheat, Brooklyn, 311; Daubert, BrooklyB, .'JSl; Smith, Boston, 320: Groh. Cincinnati, !',20; Merklc, Chicago, lilli: HoUocher, Chicago, 314; Burns, .N'ew York, 312; Cliase, Cincinnati, 301; Leo Magee, Cincinnati, 300. In llio American r..eagHe, This Speaker, the Cleveland veteran, is crowding George Sisler, St. Louis, out of third place with an average of 324, Sisler iiulling up fourth, two points bo-hind him. Cobb, besides leading the league in batting and scoring, threatens to an-nes the base stealing honors. The Detroit star has 33 the'fts to his credit, while Sisler and Bobble Roth of Cleveland, are tied with 35 each. Roth, however, is out ot the race, as he has been suspended for Uie balance of the season. "Babe" Ruth 6i Boston, and '^''alk-or of Philadelphia, remained tied for honors in home runs, with 11 each, whl'le Chapman of Cleveland, dethron,-ed Shean of Boston, tor the lead in sacrifice hitting. Chapman with-30, having a one-point advantage. Ruth :s the only member ot the Red Sox, pennant contenders, with a 300 average. The Boston club is seventh in team batting, Cleveland leading with an average of 200. Tho Bod Sox, however, are showing the way In club fielding with 971. Loading batters; Cobb, Detroit, ;iS-i; Burns, Philadelphia, 34.'.; Speaker, Clovoland, 324; Sisler, St. Lj^iils, 322; Baker, Now York, 30S; Plpp, Now York, 304; Mi Ian, Washington, 302; Demllt, St. Louis, 302; RuUi, Boston, 302; Wood, Cleveland, 300. KAISER CONSENTS TO EXPULSION OF LICHNOWSKY WasbinBton, Aug. 17.-The German emperor has gfven his sanction to the decision of the Pfusalan house ot lords InvolvlnK the expulsion of Prince ! UlohncviVRky, German ambassador to I England at th^ outbreak ot the war, I who In a seriea^ot "memories" has do-Ijularod that the war can not bo laid ; at tl^ doors of Great Britain, Prance or UuBsIa hut was the direct oulRrovftl) ot carefully laid plana of tlie German militaristic ruling ctuss. GETS THREE MONTHS. Winnipeg, Aug. 17,-Jack Mains was sentenced here today to three months In j^il for stealing a returned soldier's button. STATEMENT MONDAY. Ottawa, .\ug. 17,-A statement out lining tho goveriiment's-attltude in regard to letter carriers' grievances Is expaciod to be Issued on Monday. Since ihg. contornnce with representatives a! tiie letter carriers' federation and of mall clerks on August Bth, a pomniltteo 'of;' tho men has had the whole questio^t under discusalou. Scene from "THE PRICE OF A GOOD TIME'' At the Empress Starting Thursday Next monday-"the woman and the-uw" , BIGGER AND BETTER THAN "THE HONOR SYSTEM," THE PICTURE THAT DREW CAPACITY HOUSES WKEN SHOWN HERE RECENTLY, TONIcb FOR THeTaST TIME-IRENE CASTLE in "THE HILLCREST MYSTERY." 1?4193 11?0 ;