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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 7, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta FARMERS EXEMPTED BY WHOLESALE IN APPEALS IN THIS DISTRICT [ALIFAX HORROR ONE OF WORLDS GREATEST DISASTERS feutons Arc Attempting To j Repeat Tficir Recent Move- ment Against Italians CLAIM CAPTURE OF MANY PRISONERS ay Italians Have Been De Seated, But Line Not Yet Broken Our Goodfellows Christmas Fund Phyildin-................. liral sulwcrlptlaii lo ILc ller- ,UVa Chrl-Linia fund for iho needy ones tamo la Uie Nurslcn Mission ycs- erday, Iram loosl phynlclau, [or J25. Who will be neit? There have been many demands of lite. This Chrlslraas fanil Is ImrortAnl than aid only a milo money will _, ones lor Christmas. Hand your duna- tlou la to the Herald Christmas Fund.: I !lirA EMPIY Lite of your spare caelj. The n i r- i i i uy comfort for the needy -Bnhsli Carried Out a Master- 22 FARMERS ARE EXEMPTED HERE ISBBMD Well Known Farmer Will MoVe Where .People Willing to To Back ap Soldiers "If Iho policy pi union government supjjKirllng1 trio boys, nL the fronl [B defeated December 17lh. my homestead is ftir declared U P Tnff, oiio of tho well known farmers of tho Conlhurafafstrict lo lliR Herald today. "I will movft to a country Tvlitre Iho people are wlllffeg to liact coDvlcUoDB with men auc means." Thosa who 'know Mr. Toff tnow thai bo Is most couTlctlons nnd tic above atilftmenl together.? the acfompranjlng letter leaves no doubt "to bli fluid: Edllor HermW: Dear press In to tie licne befoi IB the ora tin people pf'Qanda nt thii eoraine elec- tion. Then only DM iMaa.'oue ques- tion oC Will have (o'awwer ind we' bKk Lravo M of Europe, iTLallcn KttulciuarLcH In aly, Ucc. (lly Uie Associate big opcrntion which thnj imy is attempting in Iho north is i (rtually :i ropellllon of llie luniingl oremont lie executed six wceTv-i f.go i fhe Kreal movement about Gorilla. 1. that'time be broke through Lhe up- end of (lie line and thus endan- ;cl t.io lower ends of (be JJnc. This sadly (lie situation which la being salcd today. lie Aualro-German.attack Melet- l not orily affects Uie HDUS In that TC- jon. but If Ihe enemy could pierce trough and drive his way southward jato Iho plains It might place him on i Id1, (lank of ihc Piave lines tis Ihc fake of Aosln has nla (bird army at tho on his left It Is Ihla, yulte as inurh as froiital attack, that Is receiving slderailpni Tho front line east ol ago prbbaVip ia stronger today than fctofc-ihe Vellremenf yesterday aa [t straight lift.-'. Kore'mrly It s like J. 'lonr Jrfyerted letter "IT hth the Inilde of the lu" and outside. Letter has-.t'tfcr eslabltphcd (tint wri htld, Von Holozen- 'thc.morenienly- Gfta-. Vqn Kroiiatln'fi forifiCT alto are Co-i In addition- to the aupfer: I jrJLy In nunibtra, tho AiislTQ-Germanij us advantage of Ibs backward i bbyi :ind arc Glrifclng before thai la .ilrtealw, IB ljjere'4 iounlaln shows f Impede operations. weather Mils year Imppens lo be to (he enemy. The snow only a fow Inches deep, where a a In fccemhcr snow usually reaches a ipth of from four 10 ton feet. One fell- novr would be worth Vlsliuis. Gray skies today Indicated Wjmt tho fall was light, prisoners tnken in. the [tw. days snj- that Ihe release of sinn p-.30neia held In Austria be- kn liin days Austria look the killMlrc la'Hiia without walllug (or to releaao Austrian prisoners, kch RuEHlan prlioner wms schooled brelu'ly In Austria's; desire to end tho ar anil (he ivhole body of Ihesd Kus tan prisoners was rettirned.-lp Russia i sort of a propaganda lor tcrmln- ling the war.- I The splendid r.howint the Kallani de single handed on the AaUgo pU rau IB leading to the frequent remark kal (he As Is go plateau will be Uie in yerdun. While (lie Italians (alien back as the heroic sfomle'ra ot Verdun, ycI their mala fen Intact and Inspire confidence >i[ (he Italians will be able to bold he invaders from reaching Ihc Kalian fains, Many Prtorvcrs Berli'ti, Dec. thousand more en captured [ti the ly Evacuation of a Dang- erous Salient BOURLON WOOD IS TOO' HOTJO HOLD Huns Bombarded Al- lacked, Only To Find Empty Trenches Drilish ITeadciucrlfcra In Franco, Uac. (Uy (he Associated Tim DrlttBh have .withdrawn frcia the salient flbout Bonrlon lo a pre- pared line which should make (heir ]ios I tiori much rocgcr a n rl more many ways. The retire- ment was carried out successfully ma Tiverily-two appeals from tho deci-: rtlstrjfls lo lliis iujunctlun aiona of Ihu eujniption tribunal In IP, ccrrleil oul Ln every awl l" Southern Alberta In U.c cflses of remain on {firms. niere heard by Mr. Justice Sim- Thlrly-llirce cases In all wcra deal: nious sluing ns au appeal cuurt ibis I and In the majarlly o( the othwr morolnfc'. Every granted .'rasca tho appeals were dfsallowed n- f n llr t1 kr i> j on proof of (he bona of the ap-1 where Ihe men were phyalcaUr lit, al- Details Ot One Ol World I (jfCatCst HoiTOri HOW Beginning 10- pllcaht bclns Biiuniltlcd. The nieiup-1 Ihoiigh sonm wcrt; eranti-'tl ;L few tlnna granted conditionally tm inoulhs in lo ioncludc buELQCEa he Qppellauts reiua.nlug on tiielr J utfairs. Following is the llsl ol ihe' farms and to Ihc llmtt oC! cases and tliclr disposal: Ihelr capaclly. H will be iho iluty---------------------------------------------- of the unitary (Conl.oueil on N.P.'s. Repudiate Weir and Irvine Calgary, Dor. Weir, M.Ii. A., of N'anton, ivitli ROY. iiam Irvine, LnurlQrito candidate JQ East Calgair riuhig, were openly re- pudiated as members of- tho Non-Par- tisan League of Alberta by Steve .Mar- shall, non-iiarllran leagua ol Alberta randidate for Macleod rirllng. follow- iiiS -i speech by Mr. Jlarahnll Tucstlny night at The of 'Mcpsrs, Weir, Irvine occurred in answers 51r. Marshall to questions folloTring incctfiif; witd ttiu disapproval at tto Kon-Psrlisans. Referring lo Mr. Mr. Mar- Come Estimate Is Dead, Is One Vast Area Is a Total Hew Over the City. RELIEF TRAINS RUSHED TO THE SCENE; AMERICAN RED CROSS COMING TO HELP. Halifax, Dec. lo noon today there was .no change in the policfe estimate of the numbei: of casualties in yesterday's disaster. There are about dead and the same number of injured, a great number of the latter are, suffering cuts from flying glass. (Continued on Pago dcr corer of Not until many hours later did the enemy dis- cover he Wiia facing evacuated Icrrl- Lory. Tho Germans today baJ swarmed over mucli ol the racated and at .goyiniment lallin hat be Think It oiw- Union mud Victory." Hovered For 3om'.wiu; no. indue excifcment and no disorder! .'i'hft wildcat nimora in and every bearer ohtldtaKs was Immedlalcly siirroundeJ. Theelor- lei lost nothing In the Idling iin- 111 the hraiu reeled and-lha hoorl grew sick trying' lo picture Ihc horror and desolation. Wh'en.ihe flying aulomoniijllts hrough't'jford that the danger wait under comrol, and llic people mlghl ritlurn honics. Ihc crowd Many relieved lmhiedl.a.tc .f.eir for Lhemsclvej, bethought tboEi''ot relatives end friends. Id .the north uhd, and started. lo- walk tHe're. Most of Ilicm returned heart sick from tho sights .Titm North Street on the wreckase greyv.' side the King hotel Hoot a practical wreck; nn tire oUtfr.'tiie conlrAl portion of (hp (Inn no lonicer ftil itir wreckage up to point no.llifaif-tft M- yond H OHSU were'; llngulsbablo had Tiol been .W the flames (hat 'roared'and place like n The -tory that hdr, pllal. Wen'' de- stroyed and all 1 la fortuaatelr a. nfeap of search- ajnOngst Ih' -bropclil day'a. ho-Iraco told around: WILL BE SPECIAL INVESTIGATION OtUiva, Dec. to Ihe magnitude of! the disaster caused by the collision of 3hlp5 In Hall1 fai harhor the ol mar- ine and fisheries decided that .it Ahall he, inquired into by a spec- ial tribunal. ncaponslbllUy for are usually IJL- v.esllgatcd by Captalu A. Deni- ere, Do'minlon commissioner of wrecks, but U has been decided that In this case the ECOpe ol the. Inquiry to he.made must be con- ilder'ably court to be instituted will conslbl ot n judge of tho Nova Scotia supremo court (preferably a Judge of the assisted by Iwo (ecu. nlcal advisers, one a naval niau and the other a mcrcanlallc mar- In'e The judge nirl his advisers will he assisted by-counsel to he ap- pointed by the government. The 'appointments have not yet been i made, but as Justice Drysdalu Is Ihc only admiralty. Judge of the Nova Scolla supremo court it Is probable thai he will be at Iho hea'd of Ihe commission .of Inquiry. The commission nlll commence upon Us task at as early a date as U. S. NAVAL REPORT SAYS 5000 KILLED: Washington, Dec. luous- and are bcllered to.hare been kill- ed In the explosion In Halifax and In the lire which swept north Hal- Ifax'anfl Dartmouth, N.S., accord- Ing to idrfceM from 'a naral com- mander'rcichlng the navy depart- ment early: today; The navy des- patch says theae figures have not been verified, howerar. The report as glVen ont by navy department In as follows: foflowlne was ru- ceved from- a commander at Hulltax: "Whlle'flfty-lwo mllec at sea Iho explosion of a.munitions ahlp was Ken aod'heard. Upon aniral as- slalance was offered to Ihe au- Ibprlllrs and Ihe following learn.