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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 31, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta tVOLUME AUGUST 1917 NUMBER 222 TO CALL OUT FIRST CLASS CONSCRIPTIONISTS Presidents Action Expected to Reduce Irice of Bread In to 5 Cents BULLETINS RUSSIANS via Operations undertaken by the Russians yesterday at Naroc sixty loutheatf of re wiled unsuccessfully for says todays official re port from ihe eastern front GERMAN via A portion of ground recently gained by the British south of Le Catelet has been captured by the the war office an SAME ACTION MAY 13E TAKEN IN CANADA TO FIX PRICE full board of the board of grain supervisors for Canada will be held In Winnipeg to fix prices and policy for the 1917 Local Prices With the faing or the pricevt wheat at thn price for western Canada wheat is practically sure to be at Fort This is a drop of 20 cents a the price of will prevail till Sep and many who are now threshing willrush their grain to the terminals before With wheat at 52 Southern Al farmers will get about This is the price at which mills here will buy their 1 On that basis ihe price of flour should not be over as the prevailing price of Flour at present la retailing at about in Reduce Bread Price reduction in the priceof hrcad is in sight today as a result of the fixing of as the price per bushel of 191T wheat A licensing system for floor and bread dealorarsoori will be put into effect and extend to the pmali dealer the food is eipecied to find a way down bread Members commit tee price of Vflllpermit of a fourteen ounce loaf of wheat price was announc PresidentWilson last tcr the conimiUeeheaded by Harry Garfieid completed its three day de During the last10 years the highest average price pafdtopro ducers for wheatwas the Juriel practically bushel Up to the present lime the price has ranged betweena minimum of 70 cents paid in December to the above maxi Fix Price at price ot 1 Northern spring wheat was fix ed at a bushel at Chicago for the 1917 today by the wheat price ly Oar whoso reachedafter three days were submit ted to and approvedby President Wilson Labor representa tives on the voted first fur and Ois farmers for After long discussion thc compromise at was approved 5hu worked out by the food administration tonight nre t hard hard winter rud winter basic yellow hard soil red dark northern red amber durum durum1 red red hard wheat whito 2 of grade is three cenls lower six cents less No 10 cents Relative market Kansas City and live cents lezsthan Dnlulh and Minnea threo cents Louis two cents leas 10 cents more than basic and Philadel more live TKo basic grades are 1 hard red winter and northern ITALIAN fight ing continues on the Bainsizza and Careo the war of fice Advantages were gained on the Smotne San Gab riefe and tn Brestovizza Valley and that 636 mere prisoners were of a Germanraid on the front below Lens is reported in statement follows Weather Is During tne night the enemy heav ily shelled our forward positions near ArleuxEnGohtlie five mllee southeast of Lensand atan eariy hour this morning attempted to raid our The German were repulsed FRENCH REPORT of Cerny a German patrol which attempted to approach our wasTepulsed fcy cur todays official statement There was active ar tillery fighting on both banks of the Meuse in An enemy attack south of Harimannsweiler kopf was repulsed There is nothing to report from the remairiderof the he foort dlElrltiullon bdreau to secure Lhe jTiarketing of thli jtara crops of ruit ancl the lowest possible prices to the consumer while Eivihg fair returns to the Tho which Is lotlaf in session at the food controllers office eonsiste of puhllc utili ttes commission Calgary deputy mtntftter of Kova and prin cipal cf the NTota Scotia agricultural fruit comml 23 OUavrs chief fruit Ottawa Robertson of the Robertsoa Morris and fruit Vancou ver George railway commis Ottawa secret arytreasurer fmlt growers associa Ont comruisalonfira Secretary of fhfl Mennonito church of United Canada and at a secret corifcrniicc last nfeht the annual conference adopted the statement that the Mennonltc cannot conacifinlioiisly participate In any phase 4 4 4 MONTHLY SANK CLEARIKS3 4 Month of Auguat Same month year 4 4 44 Food Experts Takt Up Matter Marketing Product at ihe Dominion food cooperate with A Trial Shipment Via Panama IN DYNMING Great Allied Victory Now Would Precipitate Serious Political Crisis in Germany Taken By Police On Suspicion of Having Aided In Dyna miting Grahiims House KEPT IN HIDING BY THE POLICE has lieeo promiuentIn anti conscriptton mectiogs here aa presi dent of the League Des Constitution els Is being held by the Dominion police and it is stated that his arrest was made la connection with the dyn amiting of Lord Atholstans country liome at a few weeks The authorities declined to say where La Lumlere Is heing held as tney evi dently fear that efforts mlglit he made by his followers to secure his H Is stated that sonie thefts of dynamite nave been traced to him and rumor has it this morning that he had confessed that he was one ot those who had done the dynamiting and also implicated a numher ot others who he arrested La Lumferes In addressing anticanscrfpUon meetings last night told of his night previous and that he had come to take bis Further developments are jipected So far as can le learned no jirresls were made censcrfptlonists who last nighthiade seditious speeches and latersmashed plate glass injured four policemen shot one man in BUe La Lumiere appeared before Judge Monet iu Iho police court this morning smiling and apparently nn concerued Yesterday at Uie instance brother Judge fssueT habeas cyriJiisagaiDBt or sprrics Chief Canipeanof the police Major Carter Gar antee Detective Agency Sherwood ol police and DetecUve GlrouxV All were lequired to produce the body La This morning Alban main and Albert ThebergA appeared for La Lumiere and derosnded hisfre lease on the ground that hewas being HlegaDy Hearing in tie case is set for ibis trial shipment of western grain via the Panama Canal is to be made dur ing the flnt of September as result of efforts by member for Arrangements have been made to send one hundred thousand bush els of grain to Vancouver at This grain will be loaded onto a vessel at Shipment Is ex pected to 4ennonstfate Ihe suit ability of the canal route for the shipment of wheat produced on the prairies to the Eutopean mar August we cau gain big and Impprtant military victory this aulumn It promptly will precipi tate a serious political crisis la Ger jnacV a official said to nearing exhaustion of her mao as shown from the fact that a great riumher ot the pris oriprs now being are under years personally havo re ceived a loiter from a boy of this age who that he was call ed last eiompled then becausethe medical examiners found he was growing too fast and was not strong enough Otherwise he would have been taken in dicating that Ihe Germans months ago were taking all those of n who possibly could he useful at the latterly are more ser ious than they irere That the German authorities are Ereatly con cernedi over Internal conditions Is shownin the recent tightening of the It now is almost Jmyoss ible for Germans to get permission to enter adjacent states or for citizens ot neutral states to pass into Ger During the first year of the war 200 Germans arrived dally In Den Now lour arrive IN m mi Harvest Is Going Out From HAS Pope Much Disappointed Is stated it the Vatican that Pope Benedict on receipt Wifsons re ply to his peace proposals did not attempt to conceal hit brtter tilt appointment and that he regards the presidents answer as leaving little room for further peace ef forts at More men Kara been sent out by the labor agency here this year thanin the agency was total numberIs charfeeVsent out 60 arid during the past eight days the total aasbeen Of thcsb 215 availed Lb ems elves of the onecent a rate The demand for threshing gangs Is filled EI gangs The one ceal rate is ifter but the agencywill be lteptppenjn the Board Of Trade b ulld ALLEGED PROGERMAN IS ARRESTED secretary of Iho union of one ot the leaders of the pdcfffst moVe was arrested Morels London office sad his home at Albans were searched fast Saturday hy the police and psckstesot documents were removed from his He had been ac cused by Accepts Position YicePresident Alberta Advisory Commit tee on Food Control president of the Lethbrtdge board of has been unanimously proposed or and has ac cepted the position o vicechairman of the Alberta branch of thoadvisory committee in Canada on food Jlarnoch was for tho vicechairmanship by the ot tbe Alberta committee held last weefr in and he accepted tion last night by phoneto of the who is chairman of the committee and who Is leaving for the This advisory committee absol utely nothing todo with ment ol the reeiilatiorisregarding food The commUtee merely acts in an advisory capacity the food anrt the pro paganda for food conservation In Can for some time The 1 lutthei labor situation Is not butthere arc no more man are Harvest is being held up owing to the rain ivMch fell yesterday and IB again Jailing British LoSs Was In August total of British casualties on all fronts as in August Is divid ed as follows or died oF officers men wounded or officers men Extracts Not Sold by Grocers Can be Bought From Druggists All vanilla and olherllavor are off the shelves of tho grocery stores In the In ac cordance with instructloaa Issued by Inspector riper of he Alberta Pro vincial Police under the amendments to Ihe Liquor Act made at the last luGao eifratw wlil be available only from It Is erroneously belMred In many quarters that 11 will neceslary to present a doctors prescription in or der secure eitrscs from druggists In the Is not he They will be by drug Sfsfa fn much the same way as tonic wines are now frescrlption will be parties baying an ordrntry bo checked imonnt will grocery men of ccarse do not like tbe new bat they are gist In 1 not making much fusa about will not Injure tholr business As for the they are ol the opinion thpt Iho niov6 is a fair one though it will not mean much In the way As one drug t ihere Is so muchred laps handling alcoholic products over the drur countei that it hafdly ed right that the sale at extracts should be It takes all the business there Is in line of alcoholic products to make tne bust ness worth handling fo There will be no more of IMsin Hscrlmlnate buying oi ex tract said one drugctst to the You hat stuf and the old soaks have been carrying bottle with dosing two per cent with a s kick like fact that the president of the United States 1ms taken a lead In rejecting the Popes proposals for peace Is expected to give additional moral weight to the replies of the entente allies to the same which III follow im mediately to the Russia via London senllmentin Kussla contiriufts to icact unfavorably Id the According 1o Russian otftclai just arrived from the Russian peoples arc convinced that the Made Germany proposal was and suggested STERX MEASURES ARE PROMISED AGAINST ANTICONSCRIFflONISTS Act Being Will Be Made Known Exemption Boards Have Now Been Class of scriptionists to Be Called Out Exemption tribunals under the military vice act have been pretty well to cated and the upwards of eleven apportioned as fol lows Ontario Manitoba Saskatchewan Alberta British Columbia Brunswick Nova SeotTa Prince Edward and the Yukon When the exemp tion tribunals shall have been stltuted and a time will be required for a proc tarnation will be Issued calling out the men of the first class to ser Gazettes Ottawa correspondent telegraphs that at the Liberal caucus yesterday morningat Ihe capital tho principal jualness was the position the party waa lake wlU reference to the ap pointment ot Halt the members ot he board oE selection which will choose one member for each primary tribunal unrlcr the military service There was strong opposition to any action being taken by the Liberal party which in any way signify acceptance ot the military service the correspondent fin ally a committee wae appointed to consult with Sir AVilfrid Laurler re garding persons to be Messrs Clarke and Cham pagne have supported tie gov ernment on service act ami the Canadian Northern bill were not invited to the The cor respondent of The1 Gazette Liberal Ists attended the caucus but remain ed short Want Abolition Political Cip Strenuods Measures that unless the German the demands of the HfeKsfag forire forms the majority parties will measures waa given before Uie ret cbs tag main committee Reso lutions of the Karl demanded for the fourth or fifth Hire the aboli tion of political censoringandthe limitation of the censorship to facts connected with the conductipf the war and criticism waa held tc be necessary because notorious that the military authorities exercise sweeping politicalcensorship ofJie German pressbn the preterite that publications of a pGlfllcal nature may effect the military tie Heine four weeks until the assembling reicbstag to mend Its lie said the relchstag would be forced to take The govern ment has received some halt dozen ear lier warnings of a similar and Its response in presentinstance will not be an unfair test of the Influ ence the present majority relcistsp r Regulations regulsflOTis be passed by the cabinet council Kovernlne the details ot the ration of the military senice it Is bo promulgated early next The advisory fl appointed to advise with the minis er of justice in connection irilh drafting of the regulation and the ad ministration of the act met toiajr and went over the draft o the regulations iy the justice department and made a number of The will meet again tomorrow and probably have the final draft for j to the councU on Those present atthe coin cil today were Deputy Minister of of and ftggar of Pro who was selected as the Quebec member ot the bas been prevented from acting1 through and bis place will irobably be taken by pf AB far as can be learned the Ions regard to exemptions wlU be The policy of tha Eovsrnment is to make It clear that transportation workers and alt others essential industry are to be exempted from conscription The enforcement of the penaltj clauses injhe net d to summary arreit of agilnst the proper operation at con fa likeir to produce MiotVar Tftts In the immediate future Jf ipmcfa M mad similar to took In Montreal Tne Dominion and the military authorities structed to secure evidence lny docu mentary form and It Is declared STIRRING OlfflWES the Intention of the stop forthwith tit extreme eDtj to latitude wblcfa has been ailowed to of internal Will Arrest The antlon scrlpUon meetings such as those of the past two nights with the ensuing clash Detween no pand ers and police are to be stopped is In dicated by a dispatch from Ottawi to the The Gazettes corres pondent that Mayor Mederio who as a ot In the csolUl de clared he to nt a stop to these mcetlDgs just aa spoil M back to I wont alQoiw to Bireak at aa hsen urging open the mayor I New spectacle ot fighting men marching down 6th New Yorks troops for democracys tattle line in stirredthis great city depths V The New York slates for1 Crops Amazingly This now Ifie 2Tth structlons to the police to atop liiThe law must be Regarding wnb has been jne of the ring Itadern in recent Ma j or Martin said he had given instructions to of to hare VilleneuTB arrested nhouU he In urge the people to They are nothing but boys are creating these taldtna They go shouting along the and before you Itnoir you a crowd uivlsipnot marched before leaving for their pre liminary training so lharthe city might glvo them scridoff their ultimate Gqvernor Tlieoilore Major Year In View of Small Amount Moisture Tho rainfall ot yesterday and today makes the first really general rain Since the fall started the precipitation had reached inches Cienerai Mayor cityiurj till seven oclock this rearadmiral Usher and other Yesterdays precipitation amounted navy theimayors of SO op1 state cities arid foreign gen officers reviewed the parade of the Union to Pope by Consequent ly It was dlscouiHcd as being entirely in the Interests of the Central Pow BOB IS PLEASED Robert Rogers loitsy declared that lie waa pleased withtlic fact that Sir Robert BorSsawaB apparently to remain in control of the affairs of the CHo Is the only man who can dp It at was the remark of the late minister of public MARKED Spot Wheat 220 October Wheat Local Trick Oati October Oltt October 330 iVEATHEH HiirT a kick like 1 it Precipitation That day is V V 42 t HUKS SCHOOLS IN RUMANIA Vis Ru manian schools been closed by the Central Pow rs tuuo tT denationalizing the conquered t V to To dale this year theramfall has been Uy Iho end of the month It will probably reach eight an average of Considering the fact that the months of the heavy It is safe to predict thnt tho total this year will be consfderably under the arerage o IG 6 inches Tn ylew bf these fiEurcs the crops of this year are amazingly WANTS BANNED bill that would prevent former Ambassador Gerard from accepting the Orrter of ths with the honors of Sir Knight recently conferred by King weft Introduced today by Senator Ov crr referred to the jndrctary It would prohibit siy ci tlzen ot United States from accepting any office or fron any king or foreign soverntnent oader pen altv of a fine of anu forfeiture St cltliensMp The only at At kiwi ex Istlag now is constitutional buf If only atkcts hoidloj BEEF IS BY THE ALLIES feod hn asked why applied to the wle of teef not to lamb and The uld of tha it thai the require beefand bacon and easily They do not require or lamb and SO restriction priced on ihete The only comment on the suggestion that the vea4 of today s the beef t tomorrow was thatveal never consumed tothe same extent M 4 4 4 Q REFORMS FOR SPAIN sieeuJg today presided over by Klag Wnilve of preparation aa4 be soon wkksy 4 If ;