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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 8, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME X. I.KTlmilllhiK. rtLHKUTA. SATURDAY, DKCKMHEIl 8, 305 ARE DESTITUTE IN HALIFAX ISSUE FAR ABOVE PARTY, SAYS BISHOP FALLON IN APPEAL FOR UNION Withdrawal Leaves Them in Control of Strong De- i fence Positions j BOURLON-WOOD A DEATH TRAP Martin Out For Union Dtt. Martin Informed the 'Canadian Pniv today that'on Monday he would make an announcement ovor hTc rgniture errdoraljg un- ion Bo Had. To Wear'Gas Maslcs During All Their Tenure Allied' and Hun Airman Fight it Out Over Territory Geneva, SwilMrtainl. Doc. first aerial battle allied and German naval airmen ler -Dri.isli Ilt.adq.arters ir, France, ariund Ba.ln today. It jjep. tile Associated appcarn that the Germans, hard press Tho UriiiBli held Uoorlon Wootl ff) Dy Ui'elr'opponenta, entered 3wlU BO compelled to wear 8rfauj on pUrpM-e; The'light took swampy.in many places and the whole her ol the airplanes Is not known. The wood toy ore il with undcrbniRh.; onCouDler lasted "twenty mfnmcB. Eev These two ea Il0niha Vero on Swl3B ler ilous even to remove roa'sk to cal orrsulted. drink and-this necessitated frequent] Eventually Ihe airmen sped-toward sol- relief-. It was also extremely dlilltnltl flghilnB, while to die as every lime a spi.de fu er hitb. pirte: ot earth was turned the sogg) Rumor Abroad That Former Emperor Has Gained His. Freedom Now REGENERATION WILL SURELY COME SOON Bishob Fallen's Appeal Winnipeg. Dec. Free Prtss puMlshcs the following strji-y from Us London, Ont., correspondent: "Itlght Rev. M.-F. Talloji. bishop of Ixtrduri, who "is rctoKntzed sis ;t leader amonK tlio Irish Clergi' or Ontario, has issued a slroas ajy- peal for eupporl of union government fn Jbe coming clecUoii. 'Were I nbi conrjdccd that Ihe thi1 dominating IESUD, in far and awoy above all party poHtlcp, I shoyM never'entertain a-llioufeht ot break- ing silence during an electoral Falloo." Soul-Stirring Appeal From Soldier's Mother This Is Feding of Who Have Studied Situation in Troubled Country. Dec. Amer- ican consul at Tiflls today report- ed a rumor that Ihe former czar of'rHiira has escaped. The mec- oage contained no d eta lit, and made it clear that .there wai no confirmation of the" rumor, No other news was received here to- day from Rucsia. Petrogrml, Tics 1. terms ol the temporary arm I slice upon between the Germans and Russians as received here by telegraph from M Karakhan, a member1 of (the (jiers oomcargeu oyiti iwm, ot earth was turned froiu anll-alrcraft. .guns. -The gave out more pis It rttMenil Blsle and-Uia ed "ie Jr !sh coull over the viola- the wood H iiecewirj and neutrality. with vrtclefitiion in Brest advisable. H'ls linposilble, of course, to glte an- adequate estimate o[ the'number ol German troops employed In (he op- the line jlace Gen. Bi-ng begin hls.pusi on Is probably not in Hie (lgMluK.iiil.il were owed that, nnxnber Men-re- cently had from, oilier fronts. The British withdrawal leafes the British in full .uossessVoji of the Hln- denburs lino between.Ihe Nord Caiial and YlMers-Ploulcli. Vlllers- Ptou.ch the British line crwseB lie system, and then .southwest, toward O Such c Wood, vhlcli. the British still hold." The hex positions Bre Jngly strong the, Germans are glvlifg Indications that .hoy Intend to f dig themselves1 In along the line. Ottawa, Dec. no In Cuada .bjiT> been ll are the Swift Canadian Company, Lira tho Com- pany, Limited, bolii of Toronto. But nearly three hundred to Im- ftave been grialed, tlie food ccm il T. I.ltoTsK. agrees generally with prev :_! Ions official -Inlcmmits, The state- ment adds, however, that lie Germane will juahc only such transfers, joops as; were ordered before Dccem yjr The suggestion of .Uie Rusilan delegation Uiat Ih'e ne.Tl conferanc si Pskoft 'ms rejected by, the ReTifie to BrltiEh KOTernraenl rc'Ufllng to releasi Tnhitchbrln and Rusriin'cli j'ctrograd correspondent o[ the Time he undentftAds wu? tke Siniolnv Institute. Che Efwuvfr The IbaL! th leflcinettB of British cttlzena ID ii IB IncreulDK'dallTtand Biilkte in PetrbgreJ fa Till" persons asking protect Official -protection, however, cbunta for an attempt t> ------It will probably Increase, th only I The UrSUflli artillery [Ire'along the very Intense' mid-troll _ I llio Germans have siiffnred severe thout.nl, mar J Banks. Somblhlni like Iliej wGrejjrarUed J, L mans were, killed It. one place north1 11 of hy artillery to perjons fire. These Kad'-pushed forward and exerting -pressure -the near TJic British fell back slightly ahil Germans alao retired lo .a position behind the. where (hey assembled In large numbers. The Brilish artillery put down a hcnvy, hsrrtigo -'anil .badly tne entire lorce. Yesterday afternoon the Gorman's, conditions under 'wRiCh fte nrfii.? ol living on tbo IntornaLkjnal border, who were under- tbe'lmpres- L il.would.be: j _ import direct (rom; tie United In small quant Hies, "This, howcVer, Is not likely top rove FO economic It the long run. 'Wllh the exception o[ the two large Toronto norio of numer 0113 applications ;on Inreitlga.t.oir's'al fsfy'the departmaDl. u td e 'again aboul La Vacquerle' oleomargarine could be cwrled out. jrounil' near, here dnd the' GermiTiB TOnllnno Infantry assauHg, .In an at- tcmpt.to ouiil the defenders. French Front. Tag active submitted to the' proposal J. A flaalA 1' danger. I.epn Trotity, the Uolaheriki m ID liter, late last month demande that ilio British government Tchitcherin and FetrofoEf ai well a other j under arrest, ir. England. lite It was announced In PetrograU lha TchKcberfiThoibcen flppolnted Rus, tan ambaaandnr lo Arrest Election Officials London, "Dec. members ot III ill-Russian com miss Ion to deal wvi tho elections to the constituent asseii bly have bcert arrcstct] by (he Holah yikljj- a Heuter riespfitch from gnui says. _ 1 l.enlnc, Trotsky the. Maz nialftt loadcrp'iiaTC abpolntecr Mpsc Urltiky, commlgpilonef for election lo the'constituent 'assembly with vir- tually autocratic powers. The Qermans, H Is added, have warn- aviators distributing Max- have no love for the late Borden governmenti-l do not like the way it managed dur- ing the war. I ought to better paid and 1 llhe to tee'men at home drawing big salarlea while our boys tuffer and die for 11.10 day. have a son In'a hospital in England now. He was wounded In .recent llght- tng in France. I believe he Ii fight- ing a rlghteouc and I am proud that he While I dltllVed the govern- I am for union government, It the.riftM thing for Canada, and I can 'sink my pre- judices agamit Sir Robert Bbrden it i order to support, a union gov- ernment. I like Mr.'BLKhanan. He 13 a sincere, honeat man and I am going to do all I can for him in thli election." J In practically these.words Wrs. Henry Matkln, a .young soldier, now in a hotplUI In England, committed "herself adpporl of union Boyernment, a Bpesch at-the meeting held by W. A. unior.ltt candL- data, at af- Urnoon. Her declaration came at the close of tJwVptoetlng, wheti came addresaed; the gathering Ip'VmtJBt I manner. meeting WM one of the if cha'innan" .Of.lKe a of Liberal par- CONCERT v AT CApOSTON KDima Lucy -Gates, world- fr. [renowned singer, wHo la (oar- me the WMC Das fr for 4 gmnd jacred concert on Sunday -erening. In tie big fr taberiiacle.'al'Cardslon, where .will sing.' Tnoae who ba- tr lend taking in ihls -.concfrt fr Irpm tbe city are tvdTbjetl to down by tonight's train. Q blf organ will also be heard. V'.' s s ty In tKe community, who has loct a ion at the front. .In the au- dience were the mothen ol wl- d -'living and dead, and the of Mr. Buchanan and Mr. Jell iff reached the hearU of the. people. Leavitt'li likely to go al- iolld'for union government, for people there have given gladly of their bevt son and they want to back them, up with Im- mediate reinforcement. On Thuriday Mr. Buchanan, Mr. Jell Iff and Mr. W. G. Smith cpoke at a.gopdrslicd meeting nt Moun- tain Vliw-. Mr. S. Smith was in the charr.-v'." v i O_o Friday Mr. Quchananj accom- panied by H.-B. Brown and H. D. Folsom, of.Cardtton, held splen- did meetings at in Ihe morning, Aetna in the afternoon and KlmKall at night. Thos. A I bit ton presided at Taylorvllle, Chris. 'Jenien at Aetna and Tot. G region ai On Wedneiday night a.meettngVaB held at Spring Cou- lee at which H. E. Kelly presided and Mr. Buchanan awd Mr. Jell.iff Union sentiment is strong In the Cards ton, district and It it grow- ing everyday. The Monday night at Cardtton to be addreu- ed by Hon. A. L, Sifton, D. H. El- .lon'atid Mrr Buchanan is bound to-, be largely attended by pitpple from Amherst, N. S., Dec. private telegram from Hal-' fax today to an undertaking firm in Amherst. ordered four thousand coffins and caskets to be forwarded to the stricken' city of Halifax immediately. It stated that the dead would reach four thousand. Expect Heavy Vote in Mayoralty of trie Polls in election takes on Monday between lUe hours of 9 a.m. and S p.m. Eyorr in- dication :s that" there will be i heavy vote as both sides Arc vcrlffng hard to ect ont every rarorable voter. If you want lo know if your name is on the list you can find uut at the city hall any time tluririE the'day on' Mon- day. Following Is the'location of Ihe polls: Polling Division "A" and "AA." AL HalifiK, N. S, O-K. a.' staff man of Atiociited MauachuKetti relief train that left Boaton, Thunday night arrived here today. There Ic abaalutely no way of with any degree of accuracy the'- number of dead aa a reault of the exploiion on Thursday) Fifteen- hundred dead is the generally ac- cepted by the authorities. In' one morgue there are 300 The latter by multi- tude todiy but only a identified. There, arr probably 200 other bodies on awaitfng In the greater num- ber of catec this will be InnpoHlble.' A cltlzer.s1 comrnirtee 'Icaued a statement Joying that between-3r 000 and dwellings' occupied by the poor dauea had been de- atroyed. affecting approximately persons. Invntlgatlon almost ZOjOOO pencnl ara deatltute. Baraar For Belief New Vork, day is lo be kncnvp aa Canadian Il Marv> Hall, Btii Avenue, between fax Day" at "Herd the 12lh Stfcel C. North Street baiaar lhat Is jclng held here (of war I relief work. Virtually'the entire re- North. i Polling DiTlsiori "IT': Gymnasium that day will be conlrlbuleiU of Westminster school, ,'tq ylcttns'of the Halifax Xorlh- last riiany 'prbmlrient theatricaV persons; ivlll laKe a proRrani arranged' for' the DccasiODf '-'_ Polling Division Centn Street South.- PolliDR Division AL- ibje-Cir Barns'. 5th.Street South: '_' Avenue Roulh. rJ'1- Gang of Hoodlums Lay in Wait For.-Him After Meeting MonlrcaC'Dec. H. Caban, K. C., Vnion.et candidate' in Malsson- neiivc against Hon.' RodaJphc ivcmJeui. Thad a wild rifle last night while re- Lorn Ing to the.city In a lituoiiolno from Ja meeting which he had held over the police station aj TelreaultTJlle, Lon Xi Him nTlTPIirilT III lULU I'HH-IUIi-NI ULIlLll lllnlL 1lL.ll I ULM.LIl Ullill.IIIL.UI Kcigncn, minister ot'tho Interior, In an Interview here last night saW: has been drawn to my Bltendon and b-lahkeie, one tho: a corps of staff and medical lOlIlcerajHnd. asslatanYa from the.PehbbMot county comihlttce 'on pnbllc safely .left i erday lor Hali; LD reaeh there tonlgnL. Gbriernor' >Villlken last the following message lo lieutenant governor of Nojra Scplla nnil president of the lied Cross nt Jlalltai: slate o[ Maine IB. walling to send aid to HaU'ax. Several score doctors and several hundred oursea'' Bfimonton Bulletin. Is asserting- that 1 j their services. An abundant sup. stated.In parliament that the Military! .ol groceries 11 on hand. The'state Service act, was framed so as to.: op- can [u nil ah at once' four ,hundred erale less etfecllvely rn-lhe province, thousand sqaare feet hoard, of Quebec (ban eleerhere. Whil I lm 'ons of putly, Jlghls. of, aaltl In parliament-was preci self line' BlasB antl rolla of tarred paper, oppoaile. I stated Jhal the aeirwas; and rooMng Crews and car-r drawn so as to operate and other volu.ntacr workers [alrnets In eTery proTlnce alike; ready for any enierKency. On ad. rJcca Just-receircd 1 am sending 'tin-. pTorldeirthal'Fjnland shall _____ .ctfm-s a r-pulilfc'wlfW k'presWent .rt.Hery. fightiiiK last night on tor a ac- rlght bank of the i cortiing to adrlcta pMchlni here from In the hector between Bcionviuj and [Helalngfors. whlctt provltlea that Ihfe by Itnflllal thnt they .will fthol J( captured, the terms of Ihe act Itaeb! ire all a it., Dec. Ing In the Interests ot lha union ROT- Repudiate Loans ernmenl wcs held'here Iwt nlehl- AdT Ixjndon, De.c. DolahoViW dresses "were dellrcred by Dr. J. F. porernment, according lo a He'uter llonftberger, Q. G. hlndaey, K.C., Tor- dlipalch frolti Petroernd, IE preparing o'ntfa', and Iho W., G. Welch HELP FROM MONTREAL ordcrlj- end at- completely.' Toronto, Dee, Urging thu of union government forthcoming election, eutlvft of the board of and of the church hat t Unflthy Matcmtnt ta ution lo Ihe foreign ed already on.thei' Tbe bis .iledded lo .Iain loan of nurtalir (he 'b( Ihe .eotnlry'i Islcri. G Ixjffdori. _ Dect guards SBT- (Continued on First Not to Be Called till January 3rd f s KEEPING I FOilUSTilPlNIj OlUwn, Dec. iDdcr t i i'- 9ault Marie, the c'oldcflt wialtier ot Ihe seaflon fere-1 Talllni In the Lakti Superior far ielow zero nl craslisrs reailr tiday lo ch.nnelit thai S '.thr. iaat possible cargo, may -Montreal, Dec. Shanghneflay laSt. lo Sir llbliert id ot'tho Bprden at ottering lo place at applauded lhe scnlcis of Ihe llalira.t luttcreri the Victory loan' committee of- tbh which the premier o[ assisting Ibe people the great dlsatter. Thltf action Is a (oll6TT.Up between Chairmen McConrJell 'and olhcf lm> ,portarit mcmbera ol Victory 'loan i committee, >nd Mayor Martin yeater- 'dax, or. Uie -qiiMtlon o! helping Hall- _ _ Ehlpi'nnder the direction of the nary In support o: hla.statement, were ,t Halifai doing what they ran succeeded only In producing tie reiieTe lha situation ud anollier tatlpn of Mi slander end TUlangtied has been from to acorn." REVOLT IN LIMON Madrid, Dec. A" broken ojt In LlitMfl irat ''.it H: Mu.., wtth a bmplUl onll to codrj-' erite with the relief The supplies at Portnovth Include 26.CNKI blankets ,WO No urther reports of al Hair- 'ax han vevu rflcvlTeal 'Ihe nayy department. T.rrlftc i Dec, M4ft pondent of the Btir'.il HaHfu wlr-s: Ii probabfe hu an eiploafoii o( afeh n the w'ar ione! To Veartn' with the Teasel contained (ona of tho highest Mptoilis kxcwn, three limes a> powerful M-fphMoate. A powder npert has that Hail the cargo had a solid fotiodaUon. fa- I der'It there wontd not tmn a lire cat or rat left. Debris from shells plalea and shrapnel hare t fWe mile ntdlua In tif area of ten iquare miles. "Something _ Ihe 'scope of eipknloii has' already been reported, At Oransedale, Cape Breton, In ai air line, and SM away, the srmrli was tttt rf t wrthqitake. At Truro, tt ttllco Ihe windows of Ihe l4ar> were and ..iVe, 'was ahftken1 from Iho wanXpf Hie train Meanher'i- Grant, llilrtr mlln aw'ar, a barn was lifted from tta dallon as thdngh the word had beta done br an eipert hotue aftVer. ''Two 'American reaaelV were Bik'i Ing port, one a VM'fortx flro rallei off Kallfu, 'and wkW tke', shock came, the ckfet officer that his iara had rtnck >jie. tVes, Maahinjtofi, Hlflt 10 tio of tke ;if H teelif anotlwr mMlM tin can navil vcaMl In waV Ln> on-Vw wtti Ikil he 'flnht: hr> wrBi if.tPti. -V 1. firnatt; OH end hMi.fMnL. areaieri arj (OONIWUCD V L, ;