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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME AUGUST 1917 NUMRKR 210 FLIERS BOMBARD CANADIAN HOSPITAL flHUjfH FRONJ 1olal Prisoners at Yerdnu Now Make Another Big Advance on This Are Pursuing Offensive on the Austrian Take More Guns and ARE HOLDING THEIR PRESENT LINE AGAINST TEUTONS The French made an attack this morning on the north bank of lUo Meuso between Avocourt tWool and Deadman The War announces the capture of Hill Cammanl Wood and lorliflcd iworts between Ilaucour Wood and The French gained mora their advancing to an average depth of kiUonielera j Heavy Fighting at Heavy fighting up through the night south of In 3 war office Tiie British how hold German tren jcties Immediately northwest of the disputed green Bomb j Bombing attacks re carried out early yeslerdny morning by the royal naval airEer on the following military objec tives Mddelkerke RayeVsyde and Houtavo AH machines and pilots returned i GreatFrench Victory Grantl the French the1 Associated Press French taking of prison ers as the result a victory at Ver dua today to anfl a large mnuber pE ma chirie The baltloTvhich Is beingcontinued was confined to the artillery with the French holding great superiority In tbo In the battle in which French troops conquered Dead Mans OaC hill and the adjacent they captured sboiit prisoners be sides taking a number of big guns and destroying many from new French lines around Le Mort in fact along the whole Hue of thb has the appear ance of sand dunes being absolutely devoid of any toward Hill 30G stands out the ravine Hommo known popularly as Death ravine can be seen the great hill of Jlont Everywhere the surfaces of the Mil fcitle and valleys aro scratched with which make a gigantic The bored in the twin summits ot Lo Wort tiro tun uels which they named Crown Prince and French bombard ment smashed killing hundreds oC the occupants but leaving many still alive to he captured In tha first naraeu tunnel atone 600 prisoners were taken A In this vicinity ft Is thought most probable the Germans will make a strong effort to reply to attack for the loss positions means the elimination of the possibil ity ol future German attacks Ver 1 Fight In Slagheap British Front in and Bel by the proceeded the night throughout theaouthweslt edge of Lens for possession the slagheap known as the Green from the crest ot which the Canadi ans broke through af ter baring a fooling on it all day The British this morning continuing the battle from positions which they hail seized immediately northVest of anu the Germans were mak ing strenuous reestabllsu their shattered defenses on top ot this The Canadiansheld the Grassier un til late inline afternoon in the face of numerous hitler by of the inejfth lans being the tbe famous stronghold on the Verdun front Is announced by the war office It Is said a weak gairlsoJ iras left Get WGuns war office re ports battle on the Isonzo front that about 60 guns have been Little Doing on RussiirilFront an official statement issued today makes no men tion of fighting in the Rfga say ing that on the Russian front there were only andscouting op On the Rumanian Germans last night attacked Russlan Kumanfan posftfqna near the village of and occupying part of the trenches of the defenders were by a counterattic Rn to Jng this morning tnat the building yesterday afternoon had Veen Ihc scene of a Which assumed varying proportions Been through t partisan editorial Tlio incident which brought about the temporary dia agretpient between the majority coal ition arid the chancellor was the chan cellors somewhat indefinite phrasing of toward the Helchatag peace The improseion created was Mfchaclls was clrcuiuscribing his endorsement that During In temission for luncheon the majority J parties drew up a statement to the ef fect that thero could bo no doubt re Bpectlng tho chnncellor3 acquiescence Jn the coalition peace of this declaration the aftcrnooh session forth asecond statement from the chan cellor in which he deiinitely corrected any false Impression that might have been created ibjr Jbfs uUerancca at tha rnorntng Under EUCSS o this tension the mala committee adjourned Hi chflnceyor received the teadera late Wednesday night f or tho purpose of holding a confidential The nncxpccied episode which ctme known dfesplln the alleged con fldcnlial nature main coromlf today gives aee foh Oi occasion to upon tho in columns of plain comment In hich tho cnan SAYW flomiolnd al telegram from Berlin Rajs that dur ing an enemy air ntlacji Tuesday a gjrl was killed No military ilamage done at Frei burg a womaa and were 388 FOB the last seven days immigration of Alberia received Neiriy all are United Slates They brought In In cash set tlers Alberia homesteads have already been secured by the GEBEL CHY IS Red Deer Clarke Reign Terror In Houston When Uebelling Troops Shoot Up Town Near Camp j SEVERAL ARE KILLED GUARDSMEN CALLED least 13 white men ore dead here to day as the result of liie outbreak of 150 negro members of the 24th United States Infantry here last today it was not known whether any of Ihe negro participants had beeu blit it was said that possibly some would he tound on the prairie around Catnii which the negro soldiers were sent here to guard while it being prepared as a rendez vous for national guard tyone persons including two young white girls and three negroes were some of them Marlial law was declared by Gover nor James effective in Houston and vicinity at 1 oclock this All Texas guardsmen have been and hone now are at his direct Early today nearly all negro troops were in Iheir camp under heavy enly still Those in however were said by one of their higher officers to he In an ugly The trouble Is said to have begun late yesterday ot the negro soldiers had of treatment accorded them the About 5 last night some later joiit ed formed at their and began to toward Lights in along the were shot and anumber ofper sons wounded as they sat inside their The first shooting Is said to have been done withinthe Crowds of Houston men with1 armed Texas guardsmen here started for camd but stopped when au army officer mounted an automobile and addressed Major commandingaffro troops guarding tCamp early today declared that he attempted to control whert ho save Ksa aliout to hap Bui they were beyond control and some 150 of them started to shoot promiscuously on the camn and soon scattered in every he An attempt was made to kill it is Early today soldiers patrolled the streets of Houston and all persons abroad before daylight were stopped and That the list of dead and woundedwould grow ns the daylight search progress ed seemed According to police reports the trouble arose when negress wag ar A negro soMior asked that Hie be turned over to Refusal led lo ah argument and the soldier was subdued and taken fp A little lateranother soldier approached a policeman and asked first When told that the negro was at headquar ters more words and this negro was sent to headquarters ranch used From every sourceThurs daynight reports came thai this treatment of soldlersled to a Troops Called Galveston Eight special interurban cars left here early today laden with United Stalestroops enroute to Houston to assist in con trol ot Ihe situation resultingfrom last nights One light field piece with a supply of ammjinltlori was Jaken The cCiTihmnd of Major Marcellus A detachment master roops also left for Houston this Kaiser Strafes England Invokes Gods Aid to Win arch enemy of must be beat en down at whatever Kmneror William told bis troops on a visit to Flahilers front The official statement Issued In Berlin says the Emperor uddl denufa llons from all detachmeiits which have had a sharo in tneellng the Brilirt it The emperor tho great bonlrast belheen SeMSan and ofvlftwj and con llnued It Is In Oods In Ills he Ko has taught our and now we are golrif pitsIhe ex olfl Oerffiancon duenco in we shiH wo on iM mightier tho the shall grapple with stiall fight and uill Ufe Metay has had enough of theso Ail Germans have realized who Ig Iho In stlgalor of this nunwho the chief Everyone hnows England our most adver She spreads hatred of Germany over the whole filling her allies wllb hatred and eagerness Thus everyone at home knows What you know still that England Is particularly the to be however dlfBcult If Your relatives at home have made irest you through A illmcult slruggle lies ahead her atnbboru her Invincibility bul you will ohow lhal you can achieve still for the prlzo of Germany Is the Oer man wp a s freedom to live frcenom of the freedom at With God s help we shall see i through and be victorious chairman of the Federal Liberal association of Heu in a wire to Miiliae public here re garding his letter of roslgna says No action taken oti your In me 1 would like to see a strong na tlonal government formed for the successful prosecution of the by the paobllizatfon of all resources of the country as well as of If an appeal to the country is would be glad to support you win thewar1 Liberal Idea both political paLties here could get together on iheso Smith adds names of many Liberals who share iiia WillEyleuate Trielte from Milan the correspondent of the Daily Telegrapfj says infoima tion has been rwiyed there that for weeks have been preparing to evacuate Ail and thev most valu objects of art in brarles and have been re and sent mwitly to Canned iPeai or Beans Allowed During Must Buy Green Vegetables fMgJ produce mustbe substituted ori tables pE the Canadian consumers canned peas and oh the uBO ot goods was issue tl by the food controll er after with the Dominion Can association and Tvliolesale and retail The order becomes ef fective at once and remaiusin force in the territory cast of Sault Ste Ma rio untilOctober West ofSault Marie It ceases on October Housewives have been using too many canbfensrs and loofew cook Their domestic science has cot laufilit them that there isa want them to use more cook stoves and less The has been it la hy thb government and may lie signed by the goveriiorgeneral this Is expected to do and we think JL will s ex plained the food It will lioiD he green grocer 6 get the mar ket that he and to get a mar ket at a reasonable It will not work a hardship on the people in Ibeir Iiault of using canned for as they can get green groceries theyare not subjects tor dont lliink much need bo wasted on The man with green groceries to sell is entitled to a reasonable mar end for the consumers it is their duty to help to give it to In giv ing thai reasonable market they arebnt conserving for thatpart of thoyearwlieft green groceries are not canned goods that are al reidj hopelessly short of meetingtbe yertain demands of tho Certain exceptions aro made to the They are mtoingand construe tidii camps ami during because of their that are hauls and the shortage ol HUN r August A Her llri dispatch via Copenhagen says ft is understood that German chancellor snci various parlies the Reichgtag are negotiat Inr with a view to summoning their leading representatives to a conference for the conv slderatfon of Important rjues N MARKETS SfioJ Ortiber oatt 240 220 Hix WEATHER Flni 43 ICLitBO Local Men Offered 63 Cents at Government Warehouse in Toronto MILL NOT ACCEPT THIS HOWEVER Two Killed and Seven Seriously Wards Were Mostly Patients Being Outside to Completely Demolish Cross Flag Plainly Though no sale has yet been ef the members of tho South At berla Wool Growers Association who shipped atotal of pounds of wool ia all to ware house in ToienUTliave an oEfer ot an avoragelprlce ot ceuts per the highest pricepaid this year in Western Canaia for such a volume of Most ol the shippers arc in the cUy today and have wired for the details ot the tiils on the various They know that the price offered for the highest grade ivas a fraction over 67 cents but they want to know the best pride tor each grade In order that each shipper may know what his average price each being iu possession ot the weights and grades as established by the government graders at the shearing At cents per pound the total value of the shipment is which constitutes tho largest sale of hold in liie The cost oE handling the wool to Toronto Is figured at 1 per This will make the pricu to the shippers 62 Tho average price Calgary was GO cents so thot loemhers of the association figure liat they madeaproEit of twocents shipping rivalry betweenthe growers as to who will receive the highest average price for Ills Peacock claims to be ashis wool was high in higher He expects to 66 cents per poundfor his Harvey average close to 65 cents for his clip of Six bidswere received for the wholo Adefinitesale will likely be made Canadian bids were higher than those from Amer ican HTJX RAIDING MACHINES ARE BROUGHT DOWN IN FLAMES House at used as Canadian military hospilafewilli adjoining Townley was bombed in a German oir raid on There was a huge Red Cross flag spread but611 the ground as an indication of he character of lie A hundred patients had collected in the to watch the making a hig patch of hospital blue which the Huns could hardly fail to A which dropped on Townley Castle reduced to matchwood morethan half of a ward fifty yards and twenty yards They were mostly amputation and some patients had lost both Two Raiders Destroyed All had managed to get into the and cheered for all they were worth when the first raider spinning to the earth in nnd then another a few minutes Shortly afterwardthe attack on the hospital Where all the bedsjliHd been was nothing hut This part of he establishment consisted only of a ground ler to suit the lost their used by patients burning to ashes when they caught The wondcivis that of the men standing near only Seven were seriously Dbzensof othershad in Other boVnbs ihathit roof oldschool andcompletcly was floor but the explosion went through ton the quartermasters who was preparing themidday Creighlon liad months in France before he was in valided PopeTalketf with Huns First Austrja literallycrying for peace which has discarded any thought of territorial expansion is even willing to buy its otlhe war by territorial sacrifices on Italian front and in Galjcia Austria ot frequent food unable to last throiigh another winter of war population would rise In revolution if any reas peace were rejected by the Js pictured by an Aus trian wtiV hasarrived here from Vi enna in a a correspond ent todayHe told a story though unduly explains the persistency CoMnt AnatroHuuBarlan ami Emperor Charles in returning again to the sub ject This Aus whoispent siTerai daysIn rjer Hn on his to talked wfthvrepreaenfalircs ofthe Qerman foreign Incindlng Baron von De and prominent Germans of the stamp of Hans Delbrueck of the university of Berlin Philip Schelde He said with the exception of convinced ipeace was comlrtff before received here fromRome My thai prominent persons Vatican the papal that Pope Benedict believes indemnity is necessary for the toratlon of Belgium and Northern and also takes the view that the restoration oT Serbia is essential but did riot mention it In his note a he bellev ed the whole question could be dealt with more effective ly negotiation a From the tource It le nitd the peace note was preceded by unofficial converu with prominentGermans to Germanys content to previ sions for the restorationIM in vaded Harry wellVCown citizen and a strong writ ten Premier Boraen extending the hope that the premier will be able to consummate a union government for the prosecution o the and lias received the following reply from the premier 1917 elo quent and touching letter the 16lh instant has just lhas ten to send im best thanks You rosy he assured that no effort wlILbe want orjzny part to lorm a government based on the union of all men of good i will In both political parties who are j animated by an eafnest desire to jthrow the full force of fnto tfje i winning of this I With renewed thanks mi best wish j believe Vours 1 Olitlobk for Union Govt Is Better Than Ever Before for a union arebelter today than at any time union was Since the resignation of Rogers from the cabinet fhere rieen a determined effort on the part 6 cohBcriplIonlsls of both union of forces before appealing o the people at a general kelson Spencer Is under stood to hareresigned tho Federal nomination tendered him bjr tie Con serTStlvesY Hal con stituency and will remain In the At bcrta a number of Conservative members of the Alberta letfatattire are In Ottawa are reported to tare cemented support Arthur K he Is taken Into unloa forwn If the prorltic of herta will the Liberals and the CbmerriilTW n awmWr for has the prohlM of one There no raentteii ot tyi Ub Each For Involves The Hotel at Champion if Two damage actions Jim been filed in Supreme One Involves Ihe Savoy Hotel and is directed itiloat the and Last September Fleming ir at the Instance of the proprie tors charged with fraudulently ob talnlog hoard and lodging He appeared before a of leace and nas convicted con viction was appealed and was ed by district court Hem Ing now asks for 18029 specific damages and f general or false arrest R A Smith it plaintiff The other case Involves being John Ihsy ihe Burlon IxOTelty E aad Wpi Horton proprietors A jtH according to the statement of Mr purchased el Burton Bros la the bWhew Bir ton and Ibey who vetc variety or general tore tiilimH At that tine Bartoa Brot u TO deratMdtag h wrtthm that they would not tnfttt hi a variety of tin mi Cartitom Oa they oftt up That Is M Novelty Store PbUntttf ta or general and u Junction restraining Burton tnrm on the style Of 1m whkt are wrw ;