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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 4, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME x. I.KIflHKKJl.l-.. ,U.UKHr.V TUESDAY, DECK.MHKH I. 1917 M'MHER 301 EFHI AT UNION MEETINGS. Dec. theatre o'clock. Messrs, and Uunhniu. TliUTBilay, Dec. LaKe at o'clock, Messrs. SaephcrU and Friday, Dec, t-cbool at o'clock, Messrs. Lloyd untl Fr.day. Dec. (Far- mers Hall) el S o'clock. Couybuare and Dtiijliam. Wilson Asks Declaration German Effort To Recover c- couyueare aim uuiiiinni. n i tvn v 1 December wiiito schoiii rresident vnison Appeals [o Ground Was Greatest Since 'Ypres. ANOTHER EFFORT ON THE VERDUN FRONT Is Bitter -Fight Around of Mesnieres on FvencK Front LoadM, Dec. t. ".filter's cdrrtE- jwndcnl at British headquarters In Fmutc repprU tho latest at- 1 lack In the region as one ot Ihe groalrsl 11 not the greatest the, GormauG yet launched on tha front. Tho onlj- battle cornier- DUUJJIICJ U. I Days 10 be arranged tar ner uud Commerce. 9 9 4 r> A 4 Congress for Declara- f tion of War A RESOLUTION IS ALREADYINTRODUCED President in Stirring Speech Opens Congress and Makes Proposals THOSE WHO MAY VOTE All male British EUlijeus by birth wUo set on Ihn voters' lists. All male naturjIU'jJ flriilsli subjects -who gel on the voters' ur.d who arc not llulgnrbns or Turks n-Jturalllc.l since 19U2. Every molo of uuy nation who jjtis on the lists lias a EUII, xrandEUll or brolber jji any armies or navies fJphllnc on our siile. All Syrian or Armenian Christians sM on the voters' lists. All discharged sold UTS or tailors may vote iu the polling division 111 vvlilcli Jlidy live on pcllinc day. All Iho wives, widows, mothers, Bisters ami drvufihlers uf Canadian scHiers or nursea, are icrviag or who have tcrred outside or whether now living or nejd, and vrlio gtl llu-ir nainea on the voters' lists. All (he r.'Ives, wiHo-A-f, mothers, sisters fltrd ck'.UKhlc-rs of uicn eervlne or who htvo tprvod anywhere la Hie Canadian or navy, who get, on the voters' lists. EFFECT ON! Dr. Addison Earned Minister of Washington. Dee. will be ready lo pass The senate resolution licit Friday declaring Senator Martin, mnjortly leader, un- today. The riisoluUoii prob- ably will be drafted at the stale de- par'lmciit. Some debate but no con- sljerfllilo ojiposil'oii is expected. Jnlslor o; reconBtiuctlon, Tc- Chairman Flood plans to rail llie lo the OfiiJy Express, has house foreign affairs coinmlttcu to- been appointed minister ol public, Ectbcr tomorrow. Public Health lo Adminis- ter New Act London, ilee. Christopher Tho opposition tays the big interests are supporting the nnlon govern- ment1. J. A. Maliarg, vesicle nt of the Saskatchewan Gralu Growers, lias already neon elected a member uf parliament supporting the union government, lie has IJCHJ the big1 interests for year.-; JIc believes in a low tariff nnd frco aRricullural Implements. Ho Is one of tho authors of the platform'of the Canadian Council of Agrlmliurfl, Do you think he would support unluu EOV-' II. C, (lenders, president of the Manitoba Grain Growers, f.v.i candidate. Gunnorlins union Eorcrnment in the constituency of MacdonalJ. Ilu has been iijcndor ot'tiic fight of the termers against the WK Interests. Do you think ho would support Uio government If Jt ivas pruju'llclul to ibo tenners? t T. A." Cicrar, for vtara Identified with the co-oucrallvc enterprises or the orRanlzud farmers. Is today a member of'the union government as mlnlat- ATTENTION! v v AUTOMOBILE OWNERS v Every supporter ot Union v Government owning a car hi rccjuested-to give Ihc uio ol thu v same on polling day, the 17th IrtflUul. for Ihe purpose' ot get- v iing Hie city vote lo (he poll. Car ov.Ticrs who arc willing v to their help, are urged to v give In (heir names at onre a( v the rnion Government Com- itilUco Iloums, 305 Clti St. eouib. v In progress. Tlie statement follows: "There was great 'activity on tho part of Ilio nrllllery, especially in tho region ol Jlalacns He Chirapagno nucl Tahuro. "On llic bank of the Jleuso tlie Germans attempted !o approach our lines in Iho sector of Karees and R'eat ol ivocourl, our [Ire promptly check- iug.'Che effort Tue nlglit was calm ou the reroalncler of tho front. "Two German -airplanes vcre brought Vnvvn Suudiy hy our pilots. Three olher enemy machines the German lines." Air Activities fell IQ prevcnicil or [iclorrcrj irora obtain-, y_ ngv Hie beet medical ou with immense and great significance the scora of cost or cbarlty! The lor us. I shall nol undertake lo re-Jf liaper believes that- IliV government tail or even to summarlre tb.ese events. will receive much support for the The practical'parllcolara of Ihc part i j we liave In them will bcVlactid J j before j'ou in Uiii reports of the legls- ._; llativo Uonni-tiRcnlB. I shTill discuss on- ly our present oullnok upon tlicse vast J alfalra, our nrcEcnl duties and the mediate means of nccomiillshtng tbolj i.- bomo velMnletHIonca peojilc may be sumwrtlDg him, but everj certalnly-b Mr. acheino In parlUmenl. 4- v CURLING'MEETING A Ih'e Lethbridgo i- Curling Cl.nl? will be licjd this evening in council cham- J> 10BEW1ESSES _. i have. Jong since bcdqme too -Iviotis'arid ______ ilve Iu reconnoilcrlng the enemy s nev, (.ourt ]im Kaitschinlrtt mean lo nltalu them; :Sr. Ilio purposo positions ami observing tor severlj 0inDr, on charges of con- 0[ discussion here in tnis plnce la ac- Jlarijr. bombs were dropped ana inacu- to Cinad- Oon and our'actlon must more stralglil EUUS were fireil from low factories and brlilBei. are ioy.0rds dciinlle ends. 'Our obloct is occupiedjy Chsrlei A Respa Wlllinm Oi courae, to wiu Ihe war nnil we shall not slacken or eulfer ourselves to be diverted until it is won. Bui it Is worth while asking and answering Ihe Iroorsiionlirof Uourlon. The enemy dynamiiing the jilnnt of nctlve Imlteriia on the. baUIn tho Ove'raU Company, Ud., nt ironl ensaecil VTiUnnacliiiio; OR[ 19u. Hcspa under sentence of life Ira- llrlsonincnt and Leffler sentenced for Lcn brought here from the Kingston penltenllarr. eun lire B'IH! bombs. "Koatiic aircraft aclivily via sllghi n nil few iielitB occurred. One Gar- nian maclilnc waa brought down. Five of our inficlilnes are missing." A Bjtttr Battle at Hainlerei JVItli the Uritish In France, Dec. The'ualtle which rsged nboul Gon- TRUE BILL OF MURDER ni.'n, Dec. (he open- re'newed hit- i ing of tho fall aaslzej here vcstorday, bill of murder, was brouBht hi rsi ne n ilsalntt Alex Zatuow, n Russian who is ch stronger as. n result of the held lor killing Franli Smltll while gamhllng here :a tha summer. 'A true n ul" of brought In BK- held ihis ulace a.a'uut repeats! licavj. alnst Thomis Tliomas; who rWIng on tpriiens this morning. The Drltlsli line nt Masnlcrra ongcr withdrawal from Die town Saturday n.'glil. Genera) _ hid his place __, _ enemy fdmiter nUickE, nut bcotuae of Uio sliarfinesa nf llie aallcnt, Liilgnd anout' Ihc loivn, the British position here waa'a illfllcult one In vftv ot tho ilonvnfltlliE hlgit pionnd to the south and noiithe.ist held hyihn encmjv Tht ovacualioii oi was 'liccojnpliirhed Iri.'a masterly manner. It cami- at the end uf a dqy of fl.in- flEhllnB in which nlnci'Gcr- man BttnckE had bne'n repulsed to the enemy During tlie'flghllni! Ihc suburl) of l.os Jtucs Vorles 16 I'M -oulli had heen fapluierf by the lain In Ihc clay they woro uusloil irom thfs the sidewalk on his bicycle struck Mrc. Klltaheth1 Finch, causing Injarlca from which she after, question, when .sholl we eor.slder war won? "From one point of view it Is nol lo-broach this fundamental matter. "I do nol doubt lhat Hie Amorlcan people kuow what the war K about and what sor( of an outcome they ivJH regard as a realization of Iheir mir- puse In It. An a nation we arc united In Fplrll ami intention. 1 pay little heetl to those who tell me otherwise. I hear the'Voices of does not? 1 hear Ihe criticism and the cla- Jneinbers of -the Counlezs boy FcDiils. who.landed'at Uelfaat from Scotland Sunday.mornlng. Onr. repon of Ihe'plot connects !t with the Sinn Feiners. This report says tiie.tcyz landed from a steamer from ScolUnd and were shadowed hy detectlVes to Uielr destlnRtton, ffhcra the portman- teau wsa czainlncd. 11" contained A Brief Armistice Was Ar- ranged May Be Continued Further By Leaders GENERAL STAFF HAS SURRENDFJRED Bolshevik! Announces That General Staff of Provis- ional Govt. Yields London, Dec. armistice twecp IluRfila r.nd (Germany bas been alfncd at tho headquarters of Prince- polil ot Bavaria, an Telegraph despatch from Ainstonlajn today. The armfotlce Is valid for period ot 4S hours. Advices received Moudar nlghl from various Germaji sources Indicated that n Brmlstlce was In effect on tlie HUIF- front, but were not speci- fic as to actual slnginE o( a formal agreement or EI lo tlte period durlnc which hoatultles should, bo suipeuded. la enough explosives, 1 said, .to wreck Was Trj'ing to Attract Victims p Montreal, Dec. John R. Mott, J-sad of the Y. M. C. A., New YTk, and a member of thf. Im- pirlal-Uniled Statei diplomatic rrilsiion to Rusaia, in an addreit to the, Canadian Club En the Wind- tor Hotel here yesterday, sald: "Put your in Rus- 'an ally. of that great 'country and believe in hsr tut- ure. you cannot in favor of her }ust at'firespit, don't apeak against-htr. Russia will come out of the present vtruggle and come mor iif tho troublesome. IhoifghtlQsa and 1 al.to sec men hern and (CONTINUED ON .PAGE S) Canada Oversubscribes Loan by'Hundred Million San Dec, a ship's captain hellcved to be a Ger- man ra'der operating in the Pacific ontl trying through flares in imitation VL i .hurnlng vessel to attract Us ln: .ended victims hatl been reported by lira In a letter lo friends here. The elter made nubile Saturday, said: "We .were warned by wireless lo ook out-Jor 3 raider.tbat inighl iloy strange methods. About 100 miles of Aaan'ulco, at night, we eaw a flare in the sky and soon noticed what ooked like.a ship on fire. "But, being warned, 1 Vept on our course and watched the fire carefully. Soon noticed liiat (lie fire was too steady and: that there were other lights blinking around It. I made 'a full report when'l arrlrert Jn Bur neit port.1; most of the public buildings, in Dublin. t Is further asserted thit one. hoy had despatches.Intlde his -An arrest has at Qlaisow n connectlDn with" The Countess Marklevlcz was a prominent Jc !B aenlence was .ser- Tltude for lits. etl from Soldiers overseas who have cabled llunie to friends In Lcthbrldgc Ihe past days, the lak- Ing of (Tie voles of'thc soldiers Blarted. are' all ending their messages with the cryptic "Voto for Congcrlp- Domlnlcn Toronto, Dec. reloms up lo a lato hour tonight ihow thai hns hcon. lo the piece It was nnllor ot this Victory loan. people having eneiny defeat that Ihc IlrlllEh cnr.-leil Hied applications (or bomls. ou- Ihclr wllhdrawil, Ilio fjcnuaiis La- Offlcfal returns for Ilio Dominion slill dtnorganizccl. Heavy Hun LOS well was Iho retirement conduct- Objective Subscriptions Liberia td lhat the Qerniana Were not aware that Maanleres was not occupied until. Sunday rooTnlns- Throuirhoiit day night and Sunday morning tho nt tho town, which Ihey sllll hellevcd held hy the British. The (rue Bllua- lion -pas discovered before noon and the Germans pushed up Into Ihe Intsnie punishment Irom the JJrlllsli guns, The new positions es- tablished by were on Ihe fl'aulhwestern ouliikfrts of Mesntorvi' Leg Rues Verlcs also was abs.ii' doned. If.Ihe Germans fire.today as Ihey did last Friday their login In men will very grcul. TJetallcd re oiiiDiia IJr. Columbia JE.OOO.OtiO Manitoba f Urnnswlck Scolla i Saskatcheivan Tolala The ninuber of subsc Alber1-.......... Drltlsli Columbia ManKoba.......-.. New Brunswick Nova Scotia........ Ontario ..1. Quebec Prince' KilwLrd Island Ca.skatchawAn ports of wcnltVrighllng all em- tho first nlalcraVnls that Ihe German death (oil tad been eicecdlng- ly urovlotli. region Whtre p B Tllicra: "TMI seas and In I r cent of Hie soldlcfs over- -lhc rlrcnches will vote for return of the union govcrnnincnt In the report's) Mr.'Buchanan'i adcfresa tg the voters on Saturday the rtateinent was inatf- vertintly mad: that Mr. Pack had support person who wai intl-war, anti-Britith and anti- Canadian." What Mr. BuchanAi Mid VMS lhat whllo Mr, Pack had the support of maqy well-intention- ed it was 'Jusi as well to rraljze thct-he also had the .sup- port cf every person who was antr- war, anti-British "and anti-Cana- dian. UNION GOVT. Toronto, Dec. Toronto Mclli because It 'stands for support and JllnlBjerlal sssocfallcn at -a fill llc, for .the Canadian at.ny was tne I mc.tlnB today cnthlislascally pissed rald today I a resolullon full ami hearty ere Is noth- support 'of (lie -.inlon government al made to-nic He returned veteran. The Tot; 6J1.373 on Page GJ. r ThflL every man from ".QOp rldlnj? In Iho military camp at Csl- Bnry.wlll support Ihc .union candidate, Mr. Buchanan, was .Ilio declaration- of a Lethhrldge man who was on leave over Sunday vlalttng his parcnla here. KverylhlnK points to n solid soldier Toto for Ih6 cnnscrlnElon Issue. (at Stun Hcponcr) .lujnoil to power. Ho said II would Msirrath, Dec, lumber! I'aclf, juot llicn be neccsaary lo bolster up ft [jiurler Llbml candidate and Marlln Woolt of his chlsf llculcn- ant, appeared on rho In the Ihcitrc lonlehl on 'tebilf of Ihc i Pack's candldBCy. Mr. Pack spoko frcpt sweeping fWanl orer: lor 20 nilnnles. spoke, for exposed against ViH minutes. Thert.ww rery a rMge exposed Iho sKyllnt, there was a verlUbls crowd present -who ll.ilened very. In- ifapxh.ler. The nilure of this lo what Mr. had If Hy, ttin frwn Iho repotl of one battery of and laughed outright it Ihe !req.uenl by (ac- "I stanrl lieforo you (on'ghl" conlln- ucd Mr. 1'nck, Ihe farmer liter candidate In Ihls t have been both represented and misrepre- senleil In Iho press In the past, ami tho press hrs hfeu very unkind to me fflRBAmEFED .Grassy Lake, Deo. l.-r-Thls .little community has a ftew recorrl In the war. It will h- remembered thai Mircc prominent member.1! of tho' football learn -here, Sneddon, Andrew Wrltlsh Mtl., vnudevilte ol Mr, Woolf. K. Put I Jus! wlsli lo put my cnse This ftred thousand I'lngrce Tnnner. and John Turner before you. ......_.v roumfs dnrlng'ttio day a( an uterage wwe Joint "My stand la bolh loj'cal con- Blacli was Vllltd In mtilon, while at limes. Of course that Is whal and Wm. Hlack, tnllited a! must eipect under Ihc cfrcaraslaneoVj privates early In dig war, from here. TheM men won cotnmlnloni on the Held for serftco, an nnnina.1 >ange of ftOO rarda agalnit the entiny adranclBk (D Many other- were rfolng work and Ihe rlflenMn ami. artillerymen were A Uray rwmher ko, and Cosaackfl U reported to. be Impending at Vitebsk. Accordlna to a telegram from Krylenko's adjutant, the CosRackg hava" gathereJ OD tie Hanks and la the rear 6t Krylenko'a forceE. Korniloff Free A circumstantial report Is being cir- culated tbat Gen. Korn.lorr former Ruisian commander in chlet led an, unsuccessful revolt against the KCronsky Kovernmcnt; escaped from tfU'alady last night, Repudiate Waqhlngton, Dec.' 3. nusalan srmy apd Bavy. serving jp Frincc IiVve ikl reijme.Bl Peirograd. .Official dis- patches today: announce tfaat'ttie aold.- Jers Ji.afl .jircscntcd to'.ilie French goTernmeiit resolutions clar'ng Ibelr to recognize Iho faction now In, control and lliclr pur- pose to remain faithful to 11 ie provls- lorul gorernraent. 1 There" never Laa been an announce- ment of (tie number of Russian (Jsht- infj KPR In France. ConliageuLs of considerable-size were, sent somo lime ago, largely for the morale effect, It underatood, off' havlag meet tbp i-ncmy side by side with tbclr western allies. An At [an lie Port, story of mutiny on hoard a Gertnan submar- ine, resulting In tlie killing of all the officers and the surrender ot the crew to an American warship, told here today by an enlisted oian of tho United Slatps navy jiiat'returned from France. -According lo1 the slory, the Germans said tliey liad bce'n'-seat .on two months' service nut three aionlhs, and thjit ratloan were so short and conditions the submarine they could sttnd it no longer. After ihey had disposed of ihe of- Iccre, a out and llie men waited until the Amer- ican ship ran TESTIMONIAL TO GOVT. Edmonton. Dec. Edmonton federated W. C. T. U.i testimonial lo tho Uiilon fOTernment, Ita appreciation of the ac- tion of Ihe government In stopping Ibe rnaaufacfure of'potabld Ifquoni iffoni all grains and other substances whjch can be utilized for food purposes. This action was dcctdeiV a.'ra'eel1 hold 'on Friday. Farmers Assured of Fair Play Now Says H. W. Wood 11. W. Wood, president ot llic.TJ.K.A., Calgary, Deccfnber 3, lisa sent a'cifculnr letter lo U.r.A. H- W. Wood, Esq., locals Ihroughoul Hie province, in which he encloses a from J. M. Carson', military registrar for Tlncc, clearing up the ing regarding exemption of farmers. Mr. Wood points out.that there Ifl no danger now of any hona fide farmer being pressed'Into service: The'cir- cular follows; Tho (oHowfng letlev which explains Itself was received by me today and clears up which has ex-, Istcd for Hio.Iul lev daya Ihe farmers cbnc'emlnfc Ibis matter. You will notice that appeal from any Krtlcm taken by local (rlbunali during President U.F.A., Dear Rlrr7-There ls_ conalderftble London, Ucc. 4.--The Maximalist Eoverninent, says u. dlspalch to Ihe Dally iVeHS, has issued a manifesto lo oud Austrian distributed Iu gHal nuniben by airplanes and other means to AustrcKlernian army. The manifesto sets forth tho alms of Ihe with a list of social, economic and pol- itical they already have fat en. It "also appeals to the soldiers tu help them cml thi) war, promising thai If they assist be declared within a' few days and the otherj tlons will join. Not An nnlermedliry Slockholni, Dec. Swedish forelffD office authorizes the AIBOC-' ialed Press lo deny Ihe report.pun- llshcd In Paris and elsewhere to .the effect that the Swedish In Pctrograd offered or is about lo offer its services as Intermediarr" between (be Dolsbevtkf government ind Ger- many. Tho Swedish minister- to FtUM- b, 11 Is explalne-J, joined with other neiilMl diplomatic rcprejenLstlriM la acknowledging Hie receipt of X Trotiky's noto regarding armistice nod peace negotiations, but this was merely, an. act ot courtesy In Involving recognition of the The (orclsjn office rtfuscd to dlncnas the academltrtiuestlon Swed- en Is likely.to recognize the LolshcT- Ikl it sonic future lime. It Is learned In well Informed however, Uial there Is no likelihood of such recognition unless the entente powers should lnko the lead. Tartir Republic London, Dec. establishment of a Tartar republic In tho Crimea li announced, according lo i.he Peirograd' cbrrespondtnl of the Times who'adds Iliat delalis arc unknown, fll this connection Ihc correspondent relTcrH (o (he declaration of made In the Caucasus nnil Ihe secc.1- ilon of Siberia. Ho declares II fa dlffi- coofualon In Ihc pnbHc nlod refa.r4tnK cult lo say where the process of dlt- claltns by'farmers foi'v from inllllary service. Integrillon will end. It appears to causo little concern to Ihu polltlclsnfl peace Release Central Pdroirad, Tho Thn o[ ttic government Is that ln power who arc wholly absorbed farmers and other producers of fuod wllh particular reference lo neat and' of greater Taloe national Interest as producers and rerolullonary commlsalon has agreed, meal at holme 'thin Ve In lo release General Tchormhsoff, !or- mllltary service cllle' o' lhe general staff, from Military cc-nflnemfint in (he SI. Peter iBd-SC Canada have been; Imltocled lo en- 'aoslltutlns rloinlc'lkry GenerBrTcnennrssofi .frM're- TO bttn dten o en- dcavor Co of by whOTe cljidns ported to h tke raonlh of November can be mads iion hire leiiaisd tr'l- J1 "oTemfcer hjr np lo and IncludlngVlhe 10th of Dfl- buhils. mllltarr rerrweiiutlvef Krrlenko, Iho-coni iher. Any action by local tribunal are farther laatrncted to withdraw-all i slnte ihe of wllhln of iri Smt Ikb Ml Ion. o< nollce, ot ta.Je fact'69 tbd 'lo InVe been i F ktad literaed In ok on PA9C ;