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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 1, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VO! K Al.llKIVr.A. SATL'UDAY. DKCK.MHKH I. 1017 MMBKK THAT mimfw. Srvs He Will Stand By It, and 1 Jill Not Allow Himself to Be Interviewed AIOICAN PRESS IS VERY BITTER Nsv, York Papers Say Propos- al Is Calculated To Do Harm Marquln' of Ij.Mlownc was the M> concerning his le.ler shuulu like ii kc( -vn positively 11-U. lcilc-r was entirely my own. F nol.ixly about U. An absurd fcss been sjircjitl Hint the Ftipgcs- U was raailo bj" other psoplc. T vi -v. io deny lhat." Larsilownc declined to, discuE3 tl': iiiiipliortiiiiciiess ot llic IcUcr or I. iiassihlc effect In dlscouraslng during the war ami anti "I have really noth lo flild or lo retraei and can bard- Ailnv myEc.f to bn t'tilcchfzeil i- ,Tlic rulijecl is necessarily too con- Program for I Duke's Visit! Arrlval at station anil From station to Wesley Hall 10.20 10.30 Address to Veterans at Hull 10.30 11.3'.' From Wetley hall to Barracks grounds 11.30 11.10 To review Boy Scouts and present Mr. Rosa with his EOII, Major Kan' D. S. 31.40 li.'M from Barracks grounds lo Wesley hr.ll to have, luncb, elc Lunc-beon Address 10 Citizens From XVes'.ey lir.ll In Vtlcrans' Club and llfld Cross i-ooms :inu theuco to train 12.20 1-0'J 1 2.40 [Manna Advises That Wheat i Must Be Conserved II Allies To Be Fed TELLS U.S. PEOPLE TO SUPPORT HOOVER ineiico io 15 i rr-j H weather is too inclement, WafLlS TCOpJc I hat Supreme Effort Is Made oh French at Verdun in. Two Attacks" lailon ol S. O- lo Mr. HOES nude iiiler address to Veterans, an-.l; the iiKOfisAry cxlru time will Lc ili. j ducted from liour allotted as iibuvc. All lickel lyuldcrs for luncheon] lo bo given In honor o( Ihc (JovernLYl i General. Ibe Duke P! Devonshire. Siluation Will Arise If No. Economy Now New York; publish e4 tlic llie food situation desperate HUGH H. 01 Nanton, Unionist JIailcoil candidate, in the occasion of bis mil on Monday.; d lhe 5S lhe arc requeued to be in Ihe S 7. la slinil liatk o: tlicir O. E. halt by 12.50 noon, before tbe ar rlvnl of His Kicclleiicy.' Also, all members of the reception cnmmfttct arc request to be IIL 1 Mayor Hnrdlcs office, clly ball, al vmaEOi.cUv In botb j ITood iulm nistralorT Herbert HOOVPI. W. J. administrator (if a representative al the on Monday aiorniuj; previous to the arrival ol the fiovcrnor-Bencral's train. The Velerans All valcrans In tliu city arc requeLt- countries practises strict CiOticiDy for the nest' three mouth a tbe allies in will suffer from -want of whenl. Mr. HAiinn relumed from Wash- ington, whrr" lia was conference; witb Mr. Hoover. nrn.ne, Dec. 3rd. Dress ECTEOS s-s-l! in his Inlervlevr, Mr. FJanna said: "You ask as lo prices. cd lo parade at tbe G. W. V. A quarters at 9 a.m. El.urn on Montis overcoals. Tliose not having unllor.il American Commenl ,1-w- York. DM-. I.eailinf will- all cf Hie New York papers j -.vclcoiao. lit raonilog leave no ronm for iloulit ILc ol LansJor.-uc's i to-Jhc London Dally Telegmiili fl .created an c-sccedinely unravor- 'i on ibo ejlllorial ininil YiT Tho N'ow York i arlooa depicting John 'leiiCHlK tr; Union Jaok b.-'llic Martinis of'Litus- ,r .pc. vvlio holds in liiJ hands .rhe TlHST rf pur-pmler and In! nn cdl- irlii uiiiie'r (he -cap'-loi, "Lahsilbwno's says In part: Tho dealers, whether tlicy ue whole- apply tit llic secretary for badge? Anv out ol town members be verv skiers, retailers or jobbers, have patriotic duty .to per- On Cambrat Front, But British j Held Claim Prisoners Nothing I'ould be more in.oppor- "Lli Uiau the Mnraaid of Lansdowue's a rc-slalcmenl of i war alniF, mnl further si- C unl on their part to bring nboul before 'Hie prolongation of the joiidH lo 1'ic ruhi1'of the civilized M: Lord Lans-ilowiU! had dpslrcd to i. R tho largeal measure of nforl" (n the KiisBtan Dclslievihi, v 'I o lire now t Ins with tbe for n separate pcaro. or had Berlin, Dec. Off mans yester torn. If lhe press will but see that day canlurol British and several they livo up information thai batteries in the Camtrai region, the is given t? lhe cbnsuralnff public by j Mr. Hoove.1, there will be no rensoii for complaint. Tbe ir.en why take o( the present shortage Flioultl pilloried by tbe press. Thoy Hhould nr.L stop sliort ot pulling him Grand Duchess Taliana is To Be SiUL in Russia London, Dec. of of ihc Russian colony in I-omlon -Hliow that nothing la known of re- port published in tho Murnlnc .thai '.bo Grand Dnulicss Tallana nnc- ond daughter ol tbe deposed of rtussii. bas cnmn to EnRlantl. The slory la Rencrally discredited illy dctrrniincJ 10 do whatever lay prcvious report that tlio grand duchoss 'Tils powL-r lo embarrass the tot i -'nil nou- in session In iris. Ins lollcr could not liave been MlrMlly llnictl. "VliQic ,iau lie no serious quarrpl Hi llic Ocflnitc iirapofala ttinl Lord advances. Substantially from Siberia and gone lo the States Is .doubted by nme OtRR Novikoff. Hussian po who says In the Post lhat the public flioutrf liftworn of nov: coming from Russia. In rcfcionce lo the ellefjed sham marriage of Ihc i ont of business- Tiic sjiualion as to foods toV. talK- Give otllcc announces. A Heavy Attack Ifeadquartcra in France Dec. In their operalloos iu 'tfie Cambrai re yestenlay'lhe Qcrma'iis. began a j lurnlng raoTemeut, but tbft des''were nble Lo put back most of tbei 'ihe' first alUcU pcuulo Ihe Iruili of affairs and] and save- them from being captured rcapond, I (eel sure. Tin facia oittbis Filualiorf calls fdr tin conservation of wheat, beef.' bncoci, lo tbe limit. It is not the question of price, of fnoti, bill L food shall gn forward to save tlie ineu at tbe front. "The men at the front are depen- dent upon tbe United States r.nd Can- ada lo feed them. They must be fcci regardless of .tbe cost lo tbe people here." Need Meal Too. Washington, llec-. of South Alberta Casualties XIIlM) in Action Cory, J. Rims, lllalmiore. Died of Wound: 1'te. VVm. Mitchell, Vulrin. Wounded I'lc. Wood. Macleort. I'l-s. K. Norman, Pluchflr, H-i-iulj- III. Macleod. Pto. Melville Ilennttt. I'mchor. BUT FRENCH HAVE HELD THEIR LINES Uevmrns Have Made No Further Effort at Cambrai Against the British "Paris, Dec. Germans made a violent attack last nfsht on Ihe Vor- lun front, llic war ulllcc repoits. Two efforts ivera defeated by the French who alter a Fcvere engagement held Ihfilr lines inlacL The stalemenl follows: "ALteinpis Would.Me Bad Policy Now For U. S, to Declare War on Turkey c The British blew up a I'trinln unnibci c o[ guns. So far as could be ascertain etl tnla morning no Drltisli gunf; wer captured by tlic Germans. The Gcr man casualties yesterday >verc exceed- ingly large. The Ilrilish probably lost a of men. Thore la no concenllng trie liiOi'lJiji. tbc enemy gave the British an uncom- fortable hour or two yesterday, but the sKnaHoi] tbts morning is noi ODO to cause parlimlar nncaslneas. Sonic scatlereil British In the front line may bnve fallen into the hands of the Ger- Ir the srmies for fresh meats hare [mans, but most of the troojis are n grown to such RM exlcnt IJial Ihc Brit ported lo have been withdrawn safely. ish bo.inl of Inule bas requlslHoned nil the refrigeration flpace uneaged in the frozen meat trade. rilling lhat lie sayt In lhat respccl Bmntl duchess. Madame snya been paid by-President Wilson (ho only son nt.Count Frcilerlcto w'aa cinch 'nuin: impressively. killed in ihn nar a (ow montlis ago, rd ronsequptitly Iho marriage j "Then why re-open tbo controversy cre o( v when Ihc nllics in confcrenco noi have occurred. upon 'measures of 'viii? Ivi Hcnmn Intrigue IK nhlr.r'-e.'fort.i lo prevent Ihc unity is'cpscnMal io demccraiir. unity. "Hut the Msrtjiifs of hans- is frrtcrnizlug with thn llol- .VjRvIki end tl'o Junkers, (he dcmocrac- a of Great ttrtain. Franco anrt the 'nilod Slates MlH slick Io their 'ask.'' iu part, says: loiter En to jo acceptcil BS n plcco of slratcgy In party pnlitlrs, perluiii.s we do to give R 50 much alien Lion it woliM be lo us n y.merfca lo pee n llrllisl; slalPFman ,f MR prominence milling parly in- above tho great catisfi in whlcu, -ft: refrifnd him, the American This is What lishctl in Pcirogrnd Arc Sr.id to Reveal London, Xor. SO. Details of A scir- Barons and Immediate district have created an enviable record In tho vic- tory loan. The tllsLrlrL ivas lo about fnur ivliich covered by the two canvassers In one week, and they raised in that 'short space of time. Tho .subscriptions from tilts district now total fHO.OOO, Chairman Slay of the local committee states to tbe ITeraM thnt he hopes to reach by tonight. Had Iht; territory been nioro cveuly divided with morn of Karons territory allmrcd Some ground has been lost, but nnlesa unforeseen events arise, tho German plans bavn benn frustrated, llic infliction nT sorloiij losses on them. Etiil proceeding today. Tho firltlah arc continuing thoir coun- ter DelailS of Fighting Jxnulon, Dec. 1. IJelaila lhe In tbe Oaiubrai area, now he- ginning to come through, emphasize tbe serious nnture of the enemy at ot ihc enemy io raid our positionE in .he region Lolvre, norlhwcBt of Hhoima, and In the Argonno near rlPHChsaEes, were repulsed by our lire. We- rnsdc a successful incursion into DID German line near St. Marle-A- Py, In tbe region of the heights oi the MeuEe, and brought back priaonere. "On the rJglit bank of the Meuse (Verdun front) the artillery became Intense ia the sector between BeaumnnL and Chnume Wood and was followed by a violent, attack of llic enemy our positions north of Fosses Wood- The assailants made two efforts and in both instances were driven back to their trenches. After a spirited combat our line was main- tained completely." No Further Effort London, Dec. Germans laal nlfchl na further large altacka on the Cambrai front, v.here. they con- ducted a violent offensive- yesterday in nn eflort..tc. regain IhC ground cap- tured by tbe liritish lasl week. The following' annouucemeiiL -n-as given out. h'ere today. "On Ihe Carb- bral baltlefront, "the Germaos during IWc nlglit made no effort to renew rlneSiial attacks." "Southwest of Venrtliullle loral at- acks were sflcccasfully repulsed by i.q. Thr. liosiile a'rlilleiy has b2en more active than utual in the EJcurpe TBlley. Thrcse raids attempted by the en- emy last night south sf lias see were, driven off by our fire. We made two successful raids in the nclpbborliood of WarneLon, inflicting many casuallles on Ihe enemy and sec uring prisoners on botli atoiL Nov. are heartily tired of German rule and declaration ot war by th" United States against Turkey would be ing into the hands of.the Ucrlln oltlcials, In Ihe opinion of Dr. Wm. K. Btronj, editorial EGCretary of tho Am- erican board ot commlislouora for foreign missions. "Why the United States tliould dn clare war upon cither Turkey or Bui gar fa ia incomprehensible to those who It now any thine; of Uie internal Bit nation of those two said a sialenieiit isbuud by Dr, Strong to night.. "Bolli ot the countries are as mucli under the control ot Germany as arc Belgium and Poland. "Who -.vould he continued "that vy'D should declare war'agalm Dolglum because licr subjects nrc for Germany and Belgium is supplying Germany wttli foods tuffs and other war (Continiicri on Pago Conference of Three Kings DC .cides Remain Friendly During War Toronto, Dec. military polii'O Christiania, Nov. kings Norway, ssi ing Uivjir conference here, saya BE o ficial alatenient reached an on the following points: "First, hy reason of llic harmony e: isllnp hclween (lie three countrlc however long Ihe war. may lasl an It may lake; luft co dial rolalions and mntnal confMcn.ulput In Iho history of the province, received by the mlrlsler of labor from ffio dlrect6r uf coal operations In.thnti cllslrlct Indl- catcc that cvorylhfny la running smoothly at the collleriet. clly proper passed the iark on Friday, reaching gc connlry dfslrlct atandR at IJIstriclj.No. Vfl'J'l 2 beliiR worked from Xuljlcford'tiavc fls ;officially unofrlrlnl [flgurcn pat llic lolnl at better Ihan s 1 The Lclhbridee Brand district In- cluding Tuber, VVflrnc'r, r'orumo.it. Har- ons'-nnc] passed Ihc million mark, leaving 000 to KO. "'f Can Lothb.-Mgc rnlie JlZSd Art bnur will take Ihc nlrt of cvbrj- one. Jf you hnvcn'l honghl biinrl pliono and ask'for a canvasser lo call. Or better sllll, call nt Ilia hoard of ;rado office yourself. Tlio hcadgnarlcrs will lie opon Jill AH the banks In the, city will be open III! six o'clock IMS evening lo receive flr.it jmymenls on loan sub- Ecrlptlons. j .Hverybody will have lo work it l.elh- brlilgc Is lo make llic .Jiiark by mldnlfc-ht. we do So far one In I 'f fjelhbfidgc's population has subFicribcd. Following are the official figures up io midnight Friday: v Previously reported INSTANTLY KILLED. Kingston, Out., Hnn- Icr. tor thirty years nil-Employee Ihc Ornnrt Trunk Kailnay on this div- ision, Inslnnlly killed Ibis morn- ing on the main line o( the (J. T, T, four mllca, of Ibis city, when struck by" an engine. WEATllEk High Low .3W trow and cool, JSO.OOO Orrlc-Ially recorded Friday Total till nildlilenl IMday Dist, U.M. Dill, A. .M.Clrncc Dlsl. vV. Clrccn Dlst. Chrislln Dlsl. F. A. StolUe'.. Dlst. H. V. (lihbons Dlst. f. Lund Dial. S. S. D'.iuhnnr.. Dlst. K. C. McKenzIo Dlst. Capl. H. Macljelll i.'i Dlst. K. II. Wllson.i Dlsl. A. K. Ivcs 700 Total district leanis Clly ot I.clhbriilBo: Iniluslrlal loam, :Capts. I-'. Colpman, 0. floblnsoii and N. T. lUlall and professional feanir Capls. 0. llowmnn, Qe'o. Study and F. D. Shaw.... ,V 134.350 QcnoKil tcniri, Capt. f. Dawson 18S.60tl Special subscriptions ......i Tolal city teams Total clly and'district Leon Trolksy, Slinislcr of For- eign Affairs. Declares Am- Dismissed Ktiss. Minister Denounces Ac- lion of Uo'lshevlki in Pub- lishing Treaties' Ainsctcrdani, Dec. memoran- dum expressing ImllgnAlton al Ihe ex- posure In IMrocrarl o( IrcnlleE eluded to Ilussk and Hie- allies was presenter! lo the Dutch foreign minist- er on Friday by tho Russian chargo d affaires here. Tho memorandum says Dial Iho action of the Itolshfjvlkl "amounts to vldittijpn by the Irrcsponslblpa of thR.obllealfpns entered :'-l.: it adds: "NoTfs ol allompl liy thi Maximalists to conclude n separate nrmlsllcc wllli tire enemies hn.i'lieen received.at tho ivllh n feeling of indignation and pro. lost ivhlch lhe lieilltiy elcm6nis ot-all flusslan lindoublccky share." on I'Bgu Washington, Dec. war slamn lanes .counted upon by Ihc treasury officials ;lo produce n.riiiii- nlly RS part of the Ereal revcnuo mcn'i- urn enacted by congrf.as lost October, became effective lotln'jV1-'-. Pitrogrud, Nov. Mo.k1n.koir, (ho HussiRn ambassador to France, has been declared dlamlssed from .h'a post liy Trctaky, Iho Bolshevlkl ralnlstor for rorelgn affairs. This jctlon.was lakeu because of Ilio am- baB5idor's speech'lu'trie Inler-allied ionfercnct: n'hlcrtls considered n state- offence, accorupanled by a severe T. AmtfiBaadorMaklakotf, whd was ap> pointed by the Kerenaky govcrnmonl. arrlved'in r.arls on November 7, nut up to Ibis tlmo lias not presented his papers lo Iho French govommenl as lie has been watting lu see what hap- pens In Russia. H.n sils In tho Inter- allied conference by special in.vilntlon and as an unofficial observer. Alaklakol'f In Intevr'ews during" lhe past month has expressed op- position lo the DolEticvikl. On .Vov- nber 26rtie predicted lhe fall of Hie within" a short lime. No New Contracts Washington, cxpla'nlng lack of. official advlcca here of Ihc Dolshcvlkl government's dismissal ol tho Rusphn ambassador lo Francj, the Hussion embassy here announced that'.It has hnd no formal relations with (he Ilolshcvlkl since their ovcr- Ihrow ot Ihc Kcrensky regime. N'o communications, it was said, have. come from Ihn new government and nono have been transmitted. Despite Ihe uncerlalnly o( nusslaiv affalri, embassy officials hero sa'd that merchandise ordered under cxlat- Ing conlracls are being insnufacUired! by American contractors no new conlr.icls ore being made.- Slilp- mcnls of articles liow being made will depend, II was upon vclopmenls In Russlfl, with Tluaslan olflclals hero planning to prcvont tholr receipt Vjy Iho Uolslievlkl ;