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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 23, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta AUGUST KIXG GEORGE KNIGHTINGTHE COMMAS BEHIND THE LINES IN TRANCE Iolicy of Allowing IJesiileiits to Vote Is IJart Amendments 22Thc house spent pracUrally the enlirc day In tec on the military votes This was the third day the measure has been under consideration in commit tee and up to present time very lit tle headway haVbeen rno op position 1ms continued to put objection to certain details ot the bil while In the main the government nas adhered tq Us to pass tho measure practically in the form It was lie more important clauses had been allowed to stand over after having been general ly surveyed by the Main Objections Tho main opposition objections to the measure were voiced by Mr who summarized three tiller points o In the first nlace he salil the proposal to allow nonresidents of Canada to vote was tad He was quite filling to charged with disloyalty or git ing expression to this but if par Hamenl decides to give these a vole they should not lie allowed to vote in any constituency they migh There he al least two regiments made up almost wbolrj of should lie decided inwhat constituency these men are to Vote Their vote should not be distri buted around a dozen different consti GarveUs second objec tion was Hint an officer should not be allowed to hold a noil without a rcpre THE ALLIED BLOWS The accompanying map shows the location ot the three allied strokes on and also tie Importance of the Canadians capture ot Hill D Just northwest Important height dominated the whole ot the Loos salient and the city of Lens Itself and Its capture was necessary to further advances In tils section of UK The Western Members of Coalition Have Been Selected ami Have Con Is Godfrey wi Arthur representatives ofllie Ontario war lett Otta wa last aiKht that union gov ernment wuald be The Gazettes correspondent at Ottawa telegraphs They are couOdent the western representation has teen i j ilint nthnr JJelegation Asks Legislation iind ItWill Be Considered Hobert Bor Sir George Reid and received a anil denntation of representatives of he retail merchants association ot Can ada Wednesday afternoon at the pi fico of the minister of trade and com merce The headed by chairman of the urBcd the establishment ot an inland trade commission in Can ada in the interests ot the general trade ot the The ro IilyinEto the staled that he would give tha remiost every consider ation irad asked Ilia delegation to bring ilio matter his uotlce in con crete A special committee will draftup whal theYnssociation wants Farmer Allegedto Black mailed Family Against Whom He Makes Charges Prince A J tanner p Clous tonabout 15 miles southof th city was 7on charge of haying to M and neighbor threatening certain exposures aetri the reputation of members of the Readfamily unless a settle ment Incident Umtoccurred In 1915 when Gladys Read the 16 year old the diedIn the here as the result of taking a drug for the purpose of securing n certain Frank son of thematf accus ed in tho present sent to the penitentiary inconnection with the He releas ed this spring died shortly after There has apparently been bit lilC ivebitiii satisfactorily arranged and that other provinces will into line with those of the All day Wednesday there the persistent ng against Iho union government and piioncnts ot such arrangement are ot confined to one The rum rs Iho correspondent re all about the sincerity of Conservatives opposed to he union declare he Isinslncere and ntiConscriptionist Literals hope he s the correspondent He adds Edward Con ervative leader in and a num er of his supporters were here yes All are afivcratcs ot the un oh of thewar MMiener esides In Sled Deer rep esented by Michael and It s understood lie favors Clark as conscriptionist candidate In lhal rid One of the party stated that Clark would poll a solid Conservative vole and 5 per of his old sup lorters and that his reelection was assuredby an enormous majority it ie decided again lo become a candl British Meet Determined Resistance on Belgian Front But Are Making Have Retire French Have Gained All of Their Objective British Front in France and Bel August By the Once more tho British attaci against German positions on Hie Frezenberg sector northeast ot Yprcs has resulted in an exceptionally bit er Since dawn when the action t has fluctuated back and torth with n enemy territory with no less inten sity than was witnessed in last Thurs sanguinary conflict which took place over much the same ground in he southern sector of this battlefield At latest reports the British had lore ed their way to considerable depth ridge known as Mil Further riuge KHUMII down the liritish troops to the souths east ot Ypres began a local operation near 4ho redoubtable Inverness copse which has seen so much hard flgnt ins Here also the Germans were making determined This elevation to some eitent domin ates the British line to tho north and is therefore of great value to the hold ers The battlo ot Lens today diminished in intensity to tho point of comparative calm due to the pure ex haustion of the Germans who had been hurled time after time against een the Canadians in fierce KUOto o head the Canadian overseas fighfng forces ieorge on his recent visit to tie it is ont of the few photo that snow me n the ot knighthood AUies Have Taken Prisoners in Three Days 7 London Vu the past three slnc made against tho Canadian positions northwest ot the city proper last night and In each case the Germans were thrown back at the point of the ay The Canadians this afternoon are holding all their On the northwest situation is where It stood although aalans have established themselves In a number of new posts which they wrested from the The British were under no delus ions as to the strength of positions to the northeast ot Ypres when they began their attack at thewhole sector is a network of machine redoubt and shell holes nests behind which are ewva j hales nests oeiuno Company Decides to covereii with rapid tirers which With Another Well in Sweet j Grass Country Uiem wilh a deadly hall of bu let the British have forged ahead at many points and have reduced numberSjOCi strong German Tha Ger maM have been delivering war ler ter feeling between he The letter upon which the charge is based is and purports to be written by a woman whose husband witness in the Frank Inkaler nnuv rind present It to the premier in form ot a bill at an early the was a rBscocdingly charges against ot tho qt the Head family are and the sum of 000 is mentioned as the figure in which Inksler would sue unless a settlement were inhster was eommiUed Jail but an aiiplifation will be mane todaybefore a districtcourt parties In wealthy Inkstcr being a memoer pi the council of tho rural municipality ot Prince If is claimed bthe police Ihat document Is unquestionably In his and Ihoy base this on a comparison ot the w Ih another Bamjloofr h s which The new telephone directory is be ng received by local subscribers tu having been mailed direct from The directory ure from the style which has been allowed for the past few and nstead ot covering iiifi whole nee It covers only the Lcthbridge This is the plan followed by Bell Telephone and is calcul ated to cut down tho cost ot directory printing The Lethbridge district covered by the new directory exlends to Carman gay and Clnresholin on the Bow Island on the to the boundary i OK on tho iront nine Juh 31 the 1m e taken said MajorGeneral Frederick chief director of war intelligence in his weekly laTktpday wilh Ihe Associated Tarn lie before the end August we will IIBVC topped the figure of which Ihe Germans claim to We taken in a monlh cm the Hussion although their total undoublcdly is composed by at least half of mere from nuillnous and disorganized Russian Word comes from Calgary StokesSlephens oil concern s counter agains ly contemplating another attempt to locate oil in the Sweet Grass At r a recentmeeting of the Directors of thelcompany the n structed to go ahead with ot a well in this Already oil MQY411WC British adva n ced their lines re try from Foremost sputa 1 the war offiee ifecif Inirom rorernuoi 0 a InHaluable finds for Sour Dy the objectives I Paris Prsanti and to tho mountains and on south thnv ov r tiire he knewthat ho hnv was suspKcled ot writing the letter to the when he applied for a temporary licensefor his motor car via August an air attack yesterday on the military establishments at Mar and Dover were hnni successfully sthe waroffice an In numerous aerial engage ment the Germans shot down three Two German machines have not The life is no merrygo It youdont believe ask Alfalfa1 Just fiw days ago Kane was counting how much money he should have from tho salo othis 100 acres ol alfalfa Today lie Isnt siiro whtlhor he Is so Ing seed or whether lie grnashoppers arc going to heat him There nro hundreds ot millions of them In that ho lolil The Hcr nld this unit II reaily to cut days Isnt very oltcn that Alberta experiences h plague ot grass hoppers but the warm weather this summer seems been respons ible Tho varloly is the Ittllo native grasshopper and that they can do lol of la evidenced by they did lo acres of nlfalfa on Ihe Ken farm cast of the H was nothing but the stnlVs being left 7 Kane try to scare tlicm long rope wilh plenly of tin cans atlnched ii being dragged over It Is an 160 acre field and H would bo Impossible lo Kanefigures Jhat Hie noise will help lo scare out the Ho says t is hfs one best Ul This is the tlrsl time since hat ho has had a chance to get cropof alfalfn seed and he hales to sue the grasshoppers They are not bothering riy Party Get Opener on Crops North of City Nothing could have been more cnl lined liltle imps of arty were cntcri to chase the little imps of gloonvtrom Ihei desks business men ol K of these little posts were In than Iho tour of the Noblefofd districts nfternooivwhere he party ot 100 saw crops average 30 are known us among tho best farmed districts In the They are pop ulated with farmers Who follow ed 0 lead of others In making farming J study R science and a and ot thernar in a class with proving that a arty were cntcriame roving that a be by dry farming evei In such years snisl amoiiiil of during the gr which V1SW wc ireer and should hate nUmberfed a l left Wlnbrldlri it we me at Iho m Wlilbiey by Noble ind his first wcroUVen art farm of Iho Nptlo On farrii were a worK wilting a Held of solid ot ThIs sig hrt binder a she mtest belwecn prominent busines en wasnothlng shocking1 boul and no records ere It was on this field last year that Noble demonstrated that with dry arming mclhods It was rossitlo to ireak tho worlds record when The average on this fieli was 58bushels last Noblo Is demonstrating thl leld that with only a small averag imount ot with nicthoJs a good averngo cropcan b The yield on to ections ot wheat Tells the Noble ot is a llevcr In slim inert allowed iMd puts ns milch under sunimerftllow some frlterniSe crop as he csn This Ihe can went out from Ihe government foras much ton eat production as possible anil Noblo disced In a good deal 61 crofl on I Alberta Product Being Sold Today in Toronto Warehouse Members ot the Southern Albert wool growers association who shippc wool to the government ware house in Toronto are in the city toda ftnuiiiiig tho remit s whic was held this The sale was to be made direct to the maniifactur ers where Harvey and Colpman ot the associa tion are In Toronto looking after the Interests of the local Hill of the Dominion sheep brancfi Is in llio city to advise the sheepmen in connection with the 0 stales that the greater part ot tho 001 stored in he government waro comas ssoc hich has pounds on sa tales that there has been no falling tfln prices recently and looks for liereturns from the venture which is ho ijrst ol Its kind In Iho history of IB Embargo on Sulphur August An embargo has placed norts of toCanada In or der that the supply for war of theUnitedStatesmaynot be unduly Canadian wood pulp mills furnishing supplies for about threefourths of the news useUln States will be seriously anu 11111 The SlokesStepliens tes German prisoners eipress fident that If will strike a good aamiratlon of the ply of and are very hopeful that y troops couid nava oil may yet be found southeast qf the got through your s during the first two days talian advance are calculated at 00 in 23 continues on the Isonw The TJM ofllce announces further gains for Ital on both northern and southern Ruwians Retire forces on the northern end of the BwBjan where the Germans have begun BIG PLANS FOR El Special Train to From sive Prize List patches Indicate that German newsp perscommenton the address ot th chancellor been almost as no as the Tl Vorwnefts and single out Hiechancellors promise to submit to the Germanys answer to thePopes prdppsal as the best tea ot thosession ot the relchslag The Blzllioin fair Is to be Aug ist 28th and Tuesday and lesday o nest andMhe pros pects for n successful exhibition are The enterprising directors have issued a very comprehenElve prlic and tho Is sure to bo A special train la being run from Lelhbridge on here al seven In the tor the Ihreehour thus giving good deal of time tor the visitors at the fa This is wneru an yesterday pressure from the region of Ragged sem and Kemmern to the Lake Shloy flclal slatement issued today by Russian war announcing this says that the Ger artilleryconducted an Intensii fire in this Ts s som taken advnntage ot the business me ac men ot lo become ac men ot v dualnled with tho citizens ofIbis en The twojlays programme i in clude sports of various and band NEW wireless dlspalcli from says the new economic con vention between Switzerland and Germany been con cluded anil was signed Mon day evening at lUreilJl UIOovallyll main The Lokal Anzeiger paseoan jnrr features a telegram fromField D0 ln altendanca on the eilraor1 dlnary fayornhld military situation which harmonizes with the demand ot tho newspaper hat Germany conclude a powerful peace to borrow Chancel lor Michaelfo The Tacgllscho Kiinschnw is displeased with thn ccllors because In it he failed ccllors eca to pick a from the German slaifd In the SIM LIKELY JO BE MARKETS Spot Wheat October Wheat Usal Track Oatt October Flax oil 6V 210 214 54 WEATHER 49 moderately FAVOR POPES NOTE IN The Vienna Nonwo Frele Piesse learns In well Informed ters thntCount A IroHungarlan foreign minis will answer tho peace In Ihe next I6w perhaps The paper declares the note is created a tavorabM impression in lead circles Iff Aug 22A1thftngh the question of the resignation of Premier Sitlon has not been discussed formal sllll H Is aulte decided that n case he does retire tram tae provincial SOT ernmenf to join tbo Dominion Kf era raent that Charles mln Isler of public worts will bt Is acting jrfem ier at the present Tuesday evenings hall more severe In the Wilson Stirling and Now Dayton drst reports would Indicate At WH Siding Ihe prop completely hailed out close lo acr8 Skeilh Murrty others were A of Stirling the slorm slnick lieaTlly In Ihe New Dayton district It Is nnoer stood Fred Sick and A H McKeown were among OwlaS to tfe luct that the grata Is ripe more Ismage than wwuo BANK BUY FLEET Buenos Aug French American syndicate boagnt a Reet belonging to Natlgatlon company lor 16 For asl 23rd ft l88t year 5 53 per ;