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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 3, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME X, LKTllHlll.Ji.K. AlJsKI'.lA, MOX1UY, OKCICMUEM NUMDKU 300 SEBUM Provisional Govi: Issues a Were Caugril With British in Proclamation, But Papers Publishing It Suppressed TROTSKY DISPLAYS Supreme Effort ot the Huns BUT GALLANTLY STUCK TO FIGHT SUPREME IMPUDENCE Demands Tliat Britain Release Great Praise {or Their Cour- Interned Man to Act As Ambassador Dec. Ilussiau provi- sional government, thrown out at paw- tr last month by (lie Iloislicvlkl. reap- age Hid in Shell Holes 'Till Relieved pearcd on llie scene Krlilay, according (o special .dew-itches Irom I'ctrograrJ, I h ;lie Ilrllish Arms- In France, Dec. the Associated American army engineers working In ARMISTICE IS EFFECTED Berlin, Dec. Amsterdam io actual armistice already is in operation in seclions of the Russo-Gmnan iroa.t, a bulletin from Great Headquarters re- ports today; Warm Welcome for Governor-General, Herein Spite of The'Cold Weather His Excellor.cj the Duke of Devon- nushlre. Earl o[ Burlintloii. Karon shfre, governor-general of Canada. ar-rCavecdlsli of Hardwj'cke. Daren Car- rived In ].elhbrldgu at 10.1U this morn-1 cadis-h oE. Keighlcy, Knlghi of the liig from Calgary, and In spite of the I .Most Noble Order ot. Ibe-Qarler. One cold he was greeted by a large or ihc Most Honorable Privy Council, throne M Drawn up on Ihti i KnlgUl Grand Crcts of Ibc Mosl DLs- platform lo meet Mm were the I.clli- MingufsliGd Ordfr of Salut'Michael anil bridge Ecbool cadele, wlillo a mounted Saint George, Knlghi GrJnd (Jroas of of the mounted police, under I the Hoyal Victorian Governor rominainl of Supertnlcndcnt thur was dravrn up uul5idcTllie station premises, HfE Excellency ,vas met hy and Coin man tl e r In- C Kiel or Ihc Dominion, of Canada. On behalf of the citizens of the cliy ol Lcibbrldge, deslrd to pxprees Bloncrs and llib ot llie rcctn- our appreciaiioa ut your Grace's ac- Mayor HarUle anil rlly commis- (ton cowmltlee. The inspection the caileiB was (iispen.sed owing i ol tlon in visiting us. iwlng' We understand' that Iho object of lo Ilia very culd and after your Is lo familiarize ytur.iclf (the reading of the civic address ol wcl-1 vltli llili as well ai> other parts ot 611 of Gouzeaucaurt joined tho j come hy the city clerk, and Ills Ricel-, the Dominion of Canadi nov under ami lEs iuanlfc-alo claiming lo lie fighting ranks of Ihelr British'allies jjency's reply llie vice-regal parly were stem the I drive: I Hi; slonal spverimuBil, the to ft O were u-lllv (he view of ivascinbline the constituent assembly and to lido over and onl esl, j. of Ihfc people, bul tills hope was prs back. in Hundreds of the i: olher from overseas were subjected to Ire- nro' vises Dial (he assembly ns cleulcd ilur- rom enemy artll of gas shell 3 were thrown In Illo lerrllory ing tl.o past tew diya'lic convened, al- wcro It is necessarily incomplete. Tlie German, atlaci: was made with The lieliel Is professed, tliftt Ihe as- i greatly superior numbers and every scinbly' will EUtllclenttr express Ilus-''available man wrva needed on llie Bri- Bia's will lish slile to arrest MB onward, sweep. Tlie manifesto declares further [nil The Americans sent, every ounce .of their strpcglb to "this as crnraenl'who were released after lliolr men and as workers aui the arrest hail tried to carry on important part wlllch tliey pluyej Has ernmeiit since Hi? l.enlnsi uprising, cs--'drawn tho hlgdes.t pralso Irom, tlie pi'.clally tliaj of (innncc and furnishing British nuthorilles. Ihe array with food and other i JIuny of tho engineers selied rifles rctereiita to thl.s tlio PelroE'ad aml [ouEht side by side with Iho Tom- corresponrlcnt of tho Daily -Mall Bays Ihrongbout tbe tiller, day, and thai oil (lie Borcrnmenl mgnj- scores nlgnl has been abls Ho do -was lo provide arnfed'and Bent forwarrl as'volunlcera money for "alalo hccesalllcs. (0 lio pilrol "duty In the inliospltnlilc onl lliat since the cilremist upbearal I0ne vrblch a Urge army ot tlio. provisional has re- '.Germane was encamped. 'One British of Premier conversation .wllb Ihe cor- Korensky and Gen: ycrtovshy and tonlebt. snoka lu'lhe inost ministers Tfar and rna'Tlne. respBCllvclr. "Ntwspapers f Pcjrosrad, Dec. All the cewnpap- en> printed the maultoslo of llie Eovcrnmcnt have been sus- jicnried. Their prinling bare been placed at IKc dls.rosal of the Ma.illnallst ami Peasant newspapers. Interned Man Ambassador Ixindon, Dec. 2. .11. TcJiihdierln, at gloVing ttie" Inraluabie ser- eiTby. Bestow any praise that is too empliatfc" Sereml fralna operaleiJ by Ameri- cans were la the Gouzcaucoyrl Becllon and humlreils of other'Americans were in territory when (he .Germans, ivilhoiil warnlnB, awepl forward, in nresent Iiitr in Enflftiid, haa been ninssea toworrt the town. Many of appolnied rmhissador lo Great Ilrilnln U'enl working In the rear areas imme- by Leon Tro'iaky. JWlslicTit'l commla-idialely provided thcmselveB willi jary of forjlgn atfalrs, according lo jlcs and joined lue hard pressed IJrll- deapakh lo Ibe Dally News. 'si. or turned Ihelr- liands (o other Important The eiperlenceg of Tlie following Is the civic address tendered Ills Kscellency on his arriv- al al Iho GtaliOD: .The Rigbt Honorable Victor Chris- Han William, Duke of Deroashlre, Marqucsa of flnrtington, Karl of Dev- yojr government and whilst recogniz- ing (bat the vasluws of Ibe counlry and your many duties prcrect you from visiting all al Ibc most desirable seasons, we regret for-your sake as well as our own, Ibat you have'not been able to seo thia district croivncrt wltJi tie grain lliat is Us S'ory. It Is not from any sense of local PAGE 0) Lethbridge Will Reach Million Mark in Loan Into llie mill on clai's." This stale- j 111 of Hie raft Ibat Lelbbridge Ineol was-made to the Herald .this I was nslse'd.ot raise; only SSOO.OOO Ibe morning by 'Chairman S. J. Shepherd over-subsrtriptloa per cent of (he LclhbridEe Victory Loan com-i Is very plOasiiiKVto'-fll concerned. The mlllec. final figures iWill hdt bo available till U'is a proud record Lcthbridgo has Tuesday as returns are still-pouring in. One Cavalryman and a Rancher AI'K Killed in the Ensuing Baltic Indio, Tc5ai, Dec. American cavalryman, a Mexican foreman of an May Be Fighting London, Occ refervcs of these men end of Ihosc Ktia were cauie ranch and Ihlrtr-llvo plan! anil ro.-ichlr.c caiiBhl-hehinn Ihe Germail were Wllcil In a baltlo wlllch eun ilclachmenls comprise Hie forces "Probably surpass anything which tho i v senl-acalnst Ecneral staff hearlqiiar- cipedlllonary force on the American occurred Miuruay tcrs which has refused to rccoenlz.e front yet lias encountered In tlio ny f, the aulhorlly of the Dohhevlki, ac-'of nclyal flchllns- ODO of tho tr.ilns Iho Orande, a n fording ,to a-Ileiitcr despalch' from run by an Amerlcjn crew.was west o( rue acati nro. DUKE.OF DEVONSHIHE is the Guest of Lethbrirfg; Today Jolict, Ills., Dee. Thirteen con- victs cscancil from the slate peniten- tiary berc early toilay by breaklDg tbrough sleel doors anil beating two guards mlo unconsciousness. The guards on [be renilentiary wall fired many sbots al the fleeing con- victs, but owing to Ihe darkness It -is not believed any were hit. -A posse of eixty started in pursuit of tbo prisoners, who took n southerly direction. ..The tbirlecn laca were in soiitarr 'canu-nfiMcrit" for bavlug caused 'canu-nfiMc Curbancn laEt week In the 'cell To escape, they bad to b'r'eak out ot their individual cells, tben saw through tivp barreil door? an'tl Ilnally tnrougli 0 heavy sleel door Vhich leads Into Ifae "F.oliliiry" from the; prison corrfc dor. Warden Murphy staleiljbat the men Teutons Have Been Repulsed Several Times Now'By The Italians INVADERS GRADUALLY' LOSINGJTHEIR HOLD Reports Now From This -Theatre of War Are Most Encouraging Dec. offic- ial dispatch from Rome today lays AUEtro-German attacks on the Ital- ian front have ceased entirely. Al- though the Teutonic invasion wal launched under rain and snow, the German press explains the sudden inactivity to unfavorable atmospheric The truth Is, according to the dispatch, that the Italian army, reorgan-zed af- ter the crisis, l> now holding the line. Italian Headquarters iu Xorlbern Italy, Dec. (lie Associated firing lian occurred on tbe northern lino-tn the last 21 hours iu different sectors around Monte Per- tfca between the Dreuta. oud Piavo rivers, anO on MelelU7 range, running west of the Drenlo. Each pf ths'nii- posing forces bolds uarl-of the posi- tions. The along the cu- lire Italian front has Improved dis- tinctly in the iast weefc.' The defen- sive positions on tbe northern line aro now considered as secure along Ibe Wave. This, wllb Ibajgath- erlng strenelb of the Kalian al- lied forces, has relieved the gravity of tbe situation. Norllieaslenr' Italy. Is nov.- enclosed with a powerfuV birrjer on.Ifae north nnd east, ivhlcb Is'cofl sidercd sufficient lo hpW tbe'Cnemy." A, Fierce Struggle Italian Army Headquarters In Nor- thern. Italy, Dec. the mpnrjla.lns of (he.norUV the Tallin's ar the snuthernly and .Ibe on the northern slopes', wlih the.u'iTfd' ing summits held allenialcly by .tile one side or Iho other as tbe a'clloh developes. Tills brought on n.fierce struggle today around Monle jPerllca for yossession of Us chief ele- could not liaye thoivatlons, called Hill 15li, tho assistance or connivance of somebody I enemy. >Ila1Un forces creculed-a. sur- Petrbfirad, Vlllers-Oulslaln, wiiich waa the first 'Trotsky Threatens place through. whJcH Ihe Germans Trolsky, Bol- ohargert on' Ihc soiithera flank of. Ihe ulicvlkl commlEEary ot foreign Shells gudnenly Jiegarf to iiccordiiig'lo o ilespatcli to Ihe Dally fall aborfl tlio cnKlnccrs and almost Mall from' I'ctroBTad, lias Issued n immediately they saw a horde ot srey wllh reference fo tlio French find communications sent lo Cicncral Dukhonln, whn lias refused to resign n? commander In cbjef, regard- lug the armistice end peace move, in which lie says: "Xoljody demands from the present diplomats 'recognition of Iho commissaries' government whicb !s re- tponslhlc for tlio fate of Iho counlry, Tne goveriimcnl cannot permit allied diplomatic and military aRents to In- Isrfere.wllb tho Internal affairs of our country ami (o attempt to Incite civil Further steps Jln tills will bring the gravest the responsibility 'for which tbe-JOT- naif coats charging lowarrt Iliem Mexican side of miles from here. Private HIRES, Bichtli sto Gonzalez, lorcman iltic ranch. FOR MAYOR W. D. L.' Hardie, mayor, nommaled by Hugh Boyd, A. L. Johnson, Hugh Macbeth and E. C. M. Hatclii broker, nominated FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL pOARD K. O. Johnson, nominated by J. F. and H. A. McK llop. Cavalry, and The bandits, 200 In miuiour, G. M. commaiiJ of Cblco Cano, on trlday raided tho callle ranch o( .1. P. Tlsner. driving off n number of caltlo and shooting down olhcra In Iho iiasinre. Mr. Buchanan Sets Forth His Position to the Women Voters ivlini December 17th cornea so Into Ihe polling booths not in fear and trembling over calling yoni' Clrat vote, but proudly as inolnert'aml hiu- bamls and sisters of Ibo brave boys ________ _. ___ who Have enllaled. and gone lo France A despatch lo the dated Salur- to light for ne all. II will be your __.-.__ ,L_, jniy- (0 recisler your voles aa you know- the boys over thero would nuiitcs Trolatty as .Ucneral aaylng thai driUKrters Imil surrounded and Ihat H was ex- the general and hta slnfr wouM want j-ou to register IherJ, ami II you ilo Ihls Ihcro. la not Ibe nKghteat doubt rocctfnE nnd hfld driven SO miles by car ,An Saturday morning In order lo be..present, he passcd'ovcr none of tho Important Issues raised Jh the campaign, speaking for nearly hour and a half, rlllr.'ng Hro. whole ot whlcli lime be bad a keenly. Interested and sympathetic, audience. AL the conclusion Mrs, McKllloji rose and mentioned that-two or three limes (luring his address Mr. JJuehanan had ndrrencler withinx-IS lioiira. Trotsky thai tbe Isane wlll'be BusU'.r.ed and said: "Jl I so to bul lliere Hatch and B. F. Wakelin. be ,fOR SEPARA i SCHOOL TRUSTEES John Vaselenak, nominated by Wil- liam Bales znd A, V, Gibbons (ac- J. K. by E. J- Sehl and Thos. Quinn, The municipal flghl Is on. Nomin- ations. Tv'hfi-h took place Monday morn (Continued on 3) Haenos Aires, Dec. rwull of continual revelations of German spy plots and anll-Drazlllan influence, In Rio Grande Do Siil'lnslnu vonlr] bd cstabllahed lo safeguard Iho tcVolutlon and llberly. Supreme Impudence Toronlo, Dec, special cflblo lo Biiil Kmpife from London jBAyff: i "According lo a despatch to the TJallj News .from I'elrojrad Troisky, Ihe llolshfevlkl (jrclfn minis- has appolnlcd one, Chlchlrln, whose reieate from n British Inlern- camp ho had demanded, ambas- cadpr in London. MEDICAL'BOARD V AT MAORATH The medkal board irllfjlt nt 4 on Dtc, 4lh, In Hit city hall. All tbcisc not ezitmfncd v nro'aslred. to lako notice and tho receired la any criterion of what Ihe women ot riding will do on DcMmber 17lli Ihera nol the slightest donbl of the Isaac. H Is cak> cnlnlcd that there women rolcrs la the Letkbrlrige riding. Ono hundred and fitly of hctrd Mr. Huchanan on and their en- Ihnsjasm for the of Union gov- ernnicnt Is a refTeX'Of opinion'of thi whole body, of women voters who will, on election day, vote lo strength- en hands of the boyj In FjaBce anil Flanders, v Mm. Charles McKflfop1 prefixed orer Iho medlng In the S.O.E.'Hall. In nplto of cold, ntomy weather the scaling capartlr of Iks hUl wasTaied, urtilllluntl chairs lo be brought as .Iho gathered to tbo of Ihe.campslun dis- cussed, "nteugh Mr., Mchanan had actdrMaed 11 mnUnti dor'ns Ihc week prior to tat 'afttraoon i hearty applause. In opening his address Mr. Uuclian- mi said he was going to say nbtlilng aboul his opponent In the campaign, hut Jt was being csUblMhcd every Atiy thal'lho people who were supporting -Mr. Tack are Ihose who are not In sympathy-with this war. of them are'anll-war, of Ihem and- British and some of (hem anll-Caua- dlRD, Mr. Buchanan then explained his 'position, Krom the day ho had voted In tho House of Commons three years ago In fnYor o? Canada'a entry into the on !he s'.ie ot the alllej he had held a consistent course ad the war and Canadaa's, part fn K. "My position today U that If I do not fel a single voto (n this election I will be loyal Iu Iho rote I call In (he Ilmise on Ihat occasion more three ago." nlo (ho clllzens muat force Oul Germans If the govcrniaeiil refuses to f about the prison. Three ot ILcm were llro sentences. Canada's Big Loan Total Toronto, Dec. from all parts of Canada on the results the Victory loan campaign arc still, incomplete.. At Dominion headquarters it was staled that the total for all Canada be slluhtly over. 'Toronto "With than 600.000 population Invested MAGRATH Dec. Loan figures fcr Card- ston, for' prise movement early.In tile day afid Irove the enemy from this position, 3Ut it was exposed Immediately to a leavy concentration of the artillery fire from Ihe surrounding elevations. The medical board will iit In Lethbridge on Thundiy and Fri- day of week. .Commencing next Monday a medical beard will here contlnuarly, each day ev- ccpt Sunday, ai tvell at at Calgary Eclmontop. Believe They Are Massing Forces for Attack East End of French Line SUFFERED DISASTER IN CAMBRAI FIGHT British Inflicted Terrible Loss- es on Huns in Repulsing Their Attack London, Dec. "iloslHe delivered yesterday evening againat our positrons In Ihe neisliborhood of Moeuvrcs (Cambrai sector- were ra- pulsed after cliaro says to'- Jay's report. Supreme Effort Toronto, Dec. Under a Parts date, the Well and Empire lias special cable today: "Reports are rife here thai macs arc preparing to use tbe guns captured in Italy am. the reserTcs and man power set free tty the RussUn defection to deal n mighty blow at lha end oC the line In Franco. 'Swfss ne.i'spapers nave pub- Ing rumors of llie sLreagtlicnincpf llie enemy's forces in Alsace aa well as alonj the Swiss-German frontier. whlcli has been closed for' the last (hree days. Today's official German report also gives a hint or such dove, saying Lhal there has beeu In- creased actlvlly on holU sides ol Alt- in Alsace. "Any German offensive launched against the French before the new year, it Is believed here, Tvould be lolloped by fresh peace offers." Disaster at Cambrai New York, Dec. 3.-r-The New York Herald tills morning1 publJshcs. the foUowinr, cahlc from Paris, dated Sun- day: -.--ThOj ilJaasler ivhlc-h Is orerlaklng Iho formidable German effort to're- galu (he lost ground before Cambrai Is depleted In graphic dispatches from French Torres pendents on Ihe British front: Going in Exfensiyely Fpr Manu- facture of Munitions or; Neutral Territdry Genera, Dec. 3.--.Germany's great gun makers, Lhe Krupps, bave opened a branch factory at Lucerne, R capital of thirl j' million marks.' The illrcclors rcglslcrcU Include 'Arthur .ulers, of Hie Petit Par-" "If the (fennao coup In i; force against our hew lines south ot Cam- has gained a lev? transitory ad- vantages, It has also inflicted a loll of. losses singular I y disproportionate to (ha success which the ene'iny fs cer- tain to attribute lo himself. "Attacking in masses ac- cording to their old method, wilh ef- fectives e 5 lima led nl no lesi than len division a, the? ottered our balterloa unhoped-for targets, and the dexterity of the gunner a iras fully exer- cised against Lhcm. "It la the -best opportunity 1 had during Iho Mid an artillery commander, 'lha mounds of bodlea J which strew. (lie approaches (o the J British lines between Moeuvres and Bourlon prove that full proftls was drawn from the "Tho adversary's scheme was suffic- iently bold and ingenious t consisting of an attempt to spill In two the sal- lent in tho British positions captured before Cambrel. Two atlacKfl of eq- ual atrenglh .n Berried ranks were launched on nurnlng at ;tu hour's Interval alonp the front from Masnicrfis to .Venrihulle on the oncj hand, and between Moeuvre-a and Bonrloii wcotl on the other. The two gcdupa wore intended La meet in a plncher grip -and render the asunder. A 'short but diabolical Will! bom: Knipp aSfl CoUjisellor Krneat sujiporleci wllli coplou4 dlrecior o( the principal Krupp fnctoir emlsBlons of gas proceeded each at- at Esssn. In compliance H'ltli the tack. Swiss law provldlnB IhaC when aro catabllsheil their bb- "Tp llie nprlli Ihe enemy, despite repealed efforts, wts nnflnle to take Jetls must be set forth, the company 'single inch of ground, and not a Mngle declares Its purpose to the fabrlca- assaulting wave reached .the British lion of (ifms, cannon and mnnftlons of) trenches. The dead of batUl.'ons deci- wgr, the of mlncg mated by tho machine guns ud bar- anil mctala. anrt alaO'thelr sale. 'rage now cover the scene of their ter- Thc Krunps hare purchased 'rihle march. scTeral houses and n large amonnt of tht eonth the enemy, more fav- ground at Lucerne: !orcd, succeeded In installing himself In employees hare aniveO there and 300 others are eipected'shortly, Legitimate Farmers Are All to Obtain Exemption S Villers-Gulslam and Couzeacourt.' Two hours later tanks coming (o the cue dislodged the foe from Ihe lat- ter village and British. Infantry, fren- zied by counter-attacks, drove Ihc en- emy-over tb.e ridge and retrieved batM. touched, and wt ttwuM fraffMtK banly since be been dreamK; nlgilly at Uie MitHary "We don't Intend to call op men ill at own oil Ihe proceeded Oenerjl Mewham, "bal (n rte Bnrt triil .its hope to gel probably cinn. 1 hope that we can get over to Engiud as eacly ac January many M ere I tike to tee lo.POO at lecst, landed on ine shorn) at England bv ttnrt ll raid .Urpw heart Inlo IM fcoyt it tbe tromL It dictator's fro.wn. ''f was taxen by says Ruppfecht, to walch tbe hoclurtal. shade