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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 29, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta AUGUST 1017 ANTIS MAKE BREAK fDeclaration of Fontaine Park Signed by Montreal Harden and His Men Musi Suf fer Death Declares Declaration Offer to give them Time Before Dying to Make Complete Confession declaration produced by Fernand ViHeocuve at an tttitifouscrlpUotv meeting La Fon ulgUl und stencil by about 20 is beaded Waraing to its signers hope to have thedocument known as the Declaration KoataiFie It declares We wish to remain sympalhe tic to the cause of the and we find that our duty is to remain In Canada to develop our Cana dian industfies tn order to be able produce the necessary food stuffs and necessary ammunition for the cause of vho am heartless men and who have only eyes cap of to the bottom of their seem to be wJUina to push riyht to trie end this curs ed bill of We anUconscrlp attached to Canadian to pursue to the end our fight against conscrip and we feel it to be our duty not to obey this but to obey the It the bill is Burden and his men vjilt have to suffer hthR penalty of dsath Supplice Oe La want to give them dying t that they can mate a confession of all their ac tfons Nothing wHI faeleft lack Ing to operation our pro jecViecausjithese men are trait and merit Besides sercrai per sons in the of about ull asked directlyj slgnedtUis Only one nfhn amongst Jlmso who addressed the meeting refused to That was an Knglish anarchist who lias come Into iironiihencfi this last who formulated abatement of his Parson declared It in consistent to they were sympathe tic to the anil would work In munitions factories when they refuse to go As for himself he was against coiiscriplion berause he against pil war he occur red majnly hpcauso people scat tered through the world hurt a financial interestIn Keeping up international and romenlnlinc ioieii is NUMBER 220 Earl Former General Dead Death Occurred at Howick Hall This Morning After a Long former of Can died at 6 oclock this morn ing at Howick Northumber a long Thtf funeral wiLI be held at Howick on Sunday when a memorial service will be held in Life of Earl Lord StnithconV Earl Grey as a statesman and philanthro pist In thp best His active career comprised iiot only the Hdmin IsJratlon ol tlio government or Rhod esia aud Ihe representation ot the Urltish EovcrDment as GovernorGen era ot but industrial and financial operations fa the develop ment ot South One ol tha most noted movements to which ho gave his support and in which he was the leading Eplrlt was the Public Post Trust Company of an enterprise designed to supfilanl or dinary saloons for sale of in toxicating liquor the ment of public houses and to discourage the use of Intoxi cants by the substitution ot tea and November Alfret Henry fourth Earl was educated at Trinity Cam lie married In Alice HolCord ot Two CONTINUED ON PACE 6 NOWIN Conscription Act Received As sent of Govcrnurfjeneral At Toronto Was Sighed tioris Provide imprisonment for Resisting Application Bui Principle of Bill May He Cri ficized Without 5Yar of Punishment Mayor Hardie Presiden t Union of Municipalities THE LATE EARL Bill Advanced From Gommittee Stage by Government Majority of and ToteWUhBorden of the closurerule at2bclock this Northern bill was adoptcdiii coniraifiee of Commons sat down a gain he shouted lie top but the otily words to reachj the press gallery Tighten Military Service hill was signed by the Cover no late yesterday afternoon a I the Government The bill had been brought from Ottawa by a special The Penalties a tils patch to the Gazette dealing with the Military SeVvice the corres pondent Tlio clauses providing penalties for those inciting people to resist the ap plication of the act will become opera tive when the hilHs assented to Those sectiqns do not prohibit criti ciEin of the principle uf Thay impose severe pen aitics upon lhoswho counsel others to disobey he provisions of the Mili tary Service The act provides a terra of not less than or raoro five years imprisonment for those who urge the men sum moned to report to contravene the act or its or who wilfully re persuadebf Induce anyone lo im pede the operation of the or for the purpose of impeding the en forcement ol the persuade orIn duce OT attempt lo persuade or induce any person to refrain from making ap plication for CErllficatfi of also says thai ap plications haveTbeen received by the minister Justice from prominent men in alL of Quebec and the other provinces of the Dominion their willingness to serve on HARDIE Who last night was elected prcsi of the Union of Canadian Muni at the convention at Lon With his U auto maUcafly fises centre next year at the first time for several years the Union has met In the Chosen For High Honor at the Convention Held in Lon The annual conveiiUon of tuc Uiilor of Canadian Muntcipuliiics whcli was opened here up af icr EI number of resolutions had the elec tion of as follows Leth First Robert Three SccoiHl Vice1rcsiJeiit Mayor Bur goyne of Third Senator Plan Assistant Last years provincial vicepresi dents were all eiceuting the Ontario and Quebec among whom a changes ivere The Herald understands that the election of Mayor Hardie as president automatically brings tho convention here next SLIGHTLY POLLUTED YET In three tests of city one sliaivs very sllshf evidence of pol tlie other two slightly PEACE POSSIBLE HUH IHE fit President Wilsons Answer fo Popes Peace Note to German People to Eman cipale themselves Froin he Control of Kaisers Military Party liell When Lemleax on fl division of 6 to 3fr agbvernment majority of X TurrifE and voted Avitli rthe govern vhiia Bairre Voted with the other tlireo was thfe last In continuing for a II was onfy last that Bian of the street railway eyslem received word dial his brother had Euncumbed to wouniis received In ho iightlnj In Tha morning he received an other message to tho effect that his other who en listed withthe Kilties hero in had been seriously wounded In the re cent heavy Pie Gardner wns a driver torthe Western Transfer liefore Gardner lias already lost two the and third now lies clauses of Ihe hill arid amendments thereto were adopted on the same div and tho waV reported to tho House and stands a third reading Tlie House was In good humor when tbe vote of Quehec persisted few minutes beyond Jimey but he explained gool nalurcdly that lie wanted lo conclude1 and tlie chairman retrained from putting on itlio Lachance con Arms trpng on the gov ernment rose to speak but he was not allowed to The mot ion was put and voted upon immed It took 24 speakers to fill In from 3 oclock Jh Hie afternoon until 2 dRbate proceeded VHuer twenty inlnulo time rule tllrdiigh tbo day and evening and early much The first Incident out ot lite ordinary occurred about ten oclock fri tha evening Lemicux overrnn hla limit In trying to get Into the records quplaliph fr9m a BLUFFS MARSHAL of three men salt to have represented them selves aa agents of the department ot Justice bunting men who were trying to evade wna sliot and last at iiy Harry vlllaeo Tho three men were lurking In the bushes near a railroad depot when discovered by tho marshal who fired on them when commanded to leave tho Tho oilier two men caped on a freight finally sxrept over lie chamber in him self joined the recog nizing of Practically all ijra epeccn fflaWnE wason the Liberal side of the Including two speeches In favor ol the bill by Turrlfi Hiigll while riotsat isfied vlth all the detailsoMhe bill snld ho could not think of any better nroposal tha lopal tribunals or to assist in any other way tomaVd Wilsons rejecting the Popes 1 Tbo note with its linetiuivocal de ace proposals was regarded here to1 nunciation of autoc tbe act a Liberals Dont Want Bonlen as Leader But Surest Sir Georgc and 3 as fliially settling the dealing tfce present German rul untionqueied or nutuiLcct at The piesident makes that a lasting and durable can be nego tiated only on a complete understand ing with the German people and not alonoon the unstable guarantees of the eiisting The note indicates that the American govern ment docs postbellum re prisals on the German people but de sires in the interests of world peaca that they be allowed to share in inter national economic if they accept equality and not seek Over 20 liuildihgs Resiioyerl for LOFS WhichWill Exceed Special to the Hardie Urges Equal Pensjbns Dmibie Pay foi August Piro which statement recently issued bySir Byron t broke yesterday forenoon a eight There weroloud conoclock wiped out the whole tinued cries of Timo irora the gpvbusiness section ot Uelleyuo before crnment iiit jit was checked in tho biggest iatlon ivliich has visited any of Pass towns for many Jn all tho damage to mbro between 21 nml 25 buildings being burned to rhe Very little Insurancewas is un i Among the hulldlngs burflefl Were the Southern owned by the Hcllovue JEvans i Burnetts livery f pool two Chinese Tho church and school were about all that were saved ol the business portion of ihe Tho firo broke out in ihe morning In the stable at the Rurtds and fanned by a strong wind was soon Had being orbrick was owner of the moylo theatre got his equipment but the bnlftltfig was burned to the BIG COPPER FIND IN SUD8URY gov Orninenls represeniauTra ji While a number of farm were ready to go out member of the among them and tried to itop lo cal police came orithe the man dUappeired and hi not bsen seen Un ion Mnnlclpsiltlcs con vention resumed this morning a res oiullM sponsored hy of recommendeil that members of Canddlun army not pro fessional soldiers be given equal pen sions Irreapecllvo of rank was Intro o led thediscussion in opposi tion to the claiming It vas not a question for the convention fo and might work hardship to men who gave up highly paid post Jlayor pointed out that thj many inen who had en listed as privates hail given up belter rosillonsthan othera who reluscd to go UrtaSsnrcil of IJo declared thai the real heroes of the war were those who enlisted as pfl vates and not those who refused to go until Ihey could sure 6 bitter posi tions with higoer Aldorman of supported ueclarlng that ho believed enual discovery of an clghfyfoft llycr nickel and copper In the of Cilcan Corpora lionsralno near which Increase tho present output by five niliKpn loni MONTREAL VIEW OF SACON BAN August the leading government edi torially today declares that titterthe food Controller hasmfsledfhe of Canada or tbe British government j has shut en Canadian bacon be cause Canadfan paekeri haw dealt Unfairly with It When tht Conservative caucus which had faejn in session for wo antf a haff broke up at Sir Robert Bordsh was one of the last leave the Coming out he announced that the had been apgolnted to make the statement for the The he Included of the Senator Senator McLennan and Nickel of The committee remain ed in sssslon for some time longer with the purpose of preparing what Senator McLennan described as a statement for i the f Shortfy before Z oclock thsy gave out the following statement Sir Robert Border announced that as the outcome of ths recent ne gotfations he had received from the spokesmen of the western Lib erals with whom he had been fn notification they were prepared to enter a union government of Sir Robart should be a but that ihey dcismed leader necei Of four names put forward In ths connectionone was now Sir George Sir Robert offered to vacate the prem ferahip in avor of Sjr George who ahoultf assume the leadership of the union flovernmtnt which Sir George stated he not prepar ed to undertake this responsibil but he felt that Sir Hobert was essential as prcrriJer of Can Wt to prosecute tht war to the Ad those present enihusi astlcaliy endorsed mem bers pledging fhemietves to con iinue In support of SJr Rob ert Borden and to tooperate with ment embracing all the etcrnTntV favorable to a vigorous war pol MARKETS Spot wheat October wheat Local track oats October oat1 October flax WEATHER and 54 63 326 racy is Itclicvetl to reflect of the allied The general tenor of tlvivcommunlcarr hatl antic but inata were ita virtual appeal lo llie German people to strive for euianclpatkmfroai mill control and become fittedto deal with ivorlil Aniong oilier objections o premature the note indicates hat It result in the abandonment of to manifold and a certain counter revolution would be attempted lign to ivhlchJheGernian government has of late accusloojed Lhe Note Sent Night President Wilson has rejected the Popes peace proposals in a note 4aat night and made public The pvesldent saiil every heart not oHmled and hardened terrible war roust be the moving appeal of His ft j would ho folly to of peace he points out in fad lead to the goal he to deal with such a poweras rulers of Germany upon diulo woufd involve i strength and renewal do minion of that not defeated nent with the blood oftiiriocent wo tho arid as refers luncheon at tho National Permanent must1 he bas hibltioriyesterday Food Controverted upon the faith the peoples If anna maclo some important upon justice anil the Beef Likely to Be Cheaper as Result of Rhonddas Action inBiifain ments on ihe robVt Cold was osseutlat to the proper of commodities when properly administered nnd or and ho added day may homo when the insti tutions will he listed ahionp great public utilities and will be hulH and as Regarding the price of he that they had not fixed the price of Ihe loaf of bread hut tho investiga tionthat during the last or eight months shown thatinthe larger cities and towns the price W bread IB not out proportion to the price ol hoped that with the ulmosl cooperation witlvlhe controller at woulil result in a fair regulationta the price of andbread The question had been raised of RAINS DELAY FIGHT British Push Forward Bog Along Julien Highway Gains Also Made Southeast of Langemartk and Near Huliuch Once More Russians Their Trenches Without Ef fort to Uepulse Enemy the night we carried out successful raids north east of Gouieaucourt and southwest of llulluch and captured a fewpris says todays official announce Southeast of Langemarck our troops cleared up a strong point in wMch an enemy party ivas holding out Immediately in front of our Rains Delay Renters Ottawa correspon dent tit British Headquarters report ed last night that heavy rain apd furious wind was hampering Notwithstanding Ihe rain Germans twice on Monday night at tachedthe line astride the Memn coming in frig waves of assauH through the Inverness Copse Both attempts were broken up and the attackers were heavily Gerrnan via Ger man counterattacks drore the British from tlio they had In the German positions northeast of on ders Army Headquarters nounced Fight In the WJUi the British Armies in Ffanca and August tho Associated Britlslrat tuck late yesterday southeast of Laneeciarckt astrirfe the St Juliiii Poelcapelle has a success notwUlistanding the impossible weather conditions which the troops made the A number ol strong German redoabts and the line was push ed to a depth over a front ol some An offensive launched at two ofclock fin tiie afternoon amid a heavy ralriwhich added lo tlie freshetoftlie already swollen Steinbeck and Han nebefce turnedthe surroundtng country Jnto this studded con crete machine gun redoubts the Brit ish plunged after the artillery had conducted a heavy bombardment and laid down a Particularly victous fighting developed Springfield antl Vancouver German strongholds northeast Despite heavy machine gun fire British pushed forward drtripjgf back been sent up from Roulera to hold the German advanced posts v Today the buttle along the seclion attacked yesterday had Bubftided into a stale of comparative calm A great accompanied was gale reached a velocity which uprooted trees at many place Two determined counterattaiclig were delivered by Germans against the British in the neighbor hoodol Inverness Copse last but In each the attacking forces were thrown The enemy artillery was very active in the early night the British left lo the The Germans put down a but no infan try action Another Russian August Russian division abandoned its position in region ofFokshani onthe Rumanian and fled In the office ommon rights 6E and we cannot wpnl present rulers of Germany giuir antee ol anything that is to endure un less explicitly suiipoVted by such Con clusive evidence pose of the Germin People tKeniselyea The statement1 says the enemy other peoples of thov world Uinued fo advance all daj yesterday would be justified jn Jon the southern Human Ian The Coal Outpbt of Alberta is Figures for 1916 According to the quarterly report the Alberta tho wheat Tlroy had had a modpvcrc Ions o all kinils of OUawaV at which ttio millers bituminous and Grain Commfsslonera preterit and the conclusion comd to t that t would ho a wliolly tm wiiero Canada to mtoeil during the an of mcn This was during tho strike tho wliero Canada lo nuraher of men talllngoSf trora 53 lowcrtnft mgn and ihese output to lose renutallon working onty phrl wlifch her flour has Ihe mar of the killing veol and has also been strongly opposed in cer tain There were two sides to tlie They had therefore appointed a committeeof represents to deal the Canadian tlifi prices cheaper meat afterSeptember in England had been promised jbj Lord It expected beet woiilti bo twelve centa liouncl cheaper before iFrom the lignite of which h the ceniri and leader in here during April 81409 ancKiflno The June figures a6 lie causeot tho heavy mitjnt ni he Drumheller which Was nbtVat ccted by the In Apflt Leth bridge rained In May and Drumhellef In Juno lyethbrtdge dropptd fom wlillo Drumheller unprecedented figure for tint The auaihef o the mines in wits May 500 and June h lie In Drumheller ihe number was Mi in In May and 636 in showing a large number of mhj trs migrated to the working tteldi the In the blturnlnous field the ttrtto an even greater the Nest camps tho April output was while In t droyped provincial output ot steam from tons In Aprf to 892 hi Jnne In the anthracite mhjes at Banff the output dropped from In April to notnljs In either prodlcwl May or ywr the tons of HW Ixea ayerted ttfs outlook wfta good or IB ontpnt of tons As it the strtVe rtnrtftf rllr May ana June will it 1mposirh16 to produce AS fflncb totA as hi though the daily o present la steadily ;