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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 1, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta j F VOLDMK XI. LKTIfHPilDGIO, ALBEKTA, FHI DAY. FEHKIAHY 1, 1�MK MMBEH II i I / I DfQ Austrian Loss i LHM.0 .T Recent Attacks of between f>,OU0 and li.nni^. Throughout iIn- Italian ers, iliev ouv Fight-Entente Increase in Num-Vladivostok - to Prevent Disord- c ; > �j� .> v v V ? a HUN AGENT SENTENCED AT WINNIPEG Winnipeg, Feb. 1, ~- Olio K'oonisbaur, a (lonnan, was sentenced yesterday to internment at Kapuskasing,- Ont., on being, found guilty of corresponding with iIn- enemy. The letters wore found not to con- B'in ;iny information of any military- v;!lue, hut Koenisbaur admitted h > > > > > > a > a > Si. Ru r l Anarchists Want Trotzky To Use Influence With U. S. Louder. Feb. !. Now.* lias reached' Klov from M'n'l; flint the Pulish legion has declared w;\r against the Bolshevik i. a Uful"r d is pa* rh from I 'et -rograd saj utU the dermau ami Uusslan anny contain divisions made up of Poles. The Germans had organized a Polish legion hut il was disbanded several months ar,o fu make way for a Polish national army. Minsk is behind the llussian linos, which would indifTife that the Poles in' the Unssian army have revolted a gam si the Bolshe viki. The report of I he Polish legion also Is forwarded by the l'ctrograd correspondent of the Exchange Telegram Company, who says, that according Jo a telegram from Minsk, thn Bolsheviki lisivo attacked a Polish division under General Ounhovilrh. . Heavy fighting occurred. State of War The Polish commander in r)iior trio-Kraphod thf^ commander on 1 lu* west-rrn front Hint a ;dato of war oxi.sted between the Polish army and I he Hol-sl)oviki. More Snips at Viadivostok London, I'Vh. J. - Kivc- more oiiicuio warships have arrived Vladivostok, Bcconl'iiiK io .'>p','-JaJ ffispatciies from Petro^-nul. It' is jtdded t hat Chinu, acting mi allies advice, has forbidden exportation of fuodsiai't's n� Pais.da. ]t. is report od in .Moscow t ha r I ho Turks hav(\ proposed a .-e]i^v;ito peace io the Trai'is-Caui'a ais cuun�*il of "workmen's and soldiers" delegates. It, is sa:'d that, necotiatloiis are io progress IfjokiiiR m tlio rc.xumiiion of steamship r.orviee between Odessa and j 'rhis ilJ tun Ulirfi threat hy anarchy Cotmumitioplp and Odessa and OH!aP/.Ps,H,t,)�, Ambassador Prancis has rc- \ The .Mus^lmon in M*th llus.ia. \AvtiiTa wi(hin 11 mor,ti'- ^ ' ehidins t'n-.-! Crimea, arc roj.orted io! I'-mma (loldnian and llorkman are have fm-mutl lion to 'the 'Bo'U_..................., . ^ratin^ wirhMlK- IMvra'.ne. .Moro than 1,1,'^io� law in the Pnited ! States. .Mooney wan eonvieted in California, of. cniuj)Iicity in the San Francisco bomb outrage. f I alia n 1 lead f pi a rters in Northern Paly, Jon. ::!. The splendid sun-e^s ) TJirouKhtmt the Italian army the gained by ',!> number oi an attempt to drive the PaJi'ans from prisoners taken from the enemy. their newly-won positions on Monte Enemy Loss 5000 j I)j Val PeHa, the war oi't'ieo aiinownc- Telegraph Briefs Hut the enemy losses were extremely heavy as is shown by the number of dead left on the ibdd and the reports of prisoners. If N c;.!iiiial"d dial Die total enemy loss without counting the prisoners taken by the Italians was ed today. The em-my. however, was unable to re^eii tin- Italian line. The Kalian* hy : sudden attack at dawn yesterday, advanced their lines as Tar as the hc-fd of ihe Tcla^o val-hiv In thin sector. > ? a a V V ? Votvazr^i], h'ub. 1. - The ministry of foreign affairs yesterday transmitted to David U. Francis, the American ambassador, a letter addressed to boon Trotzky. ihe Hols'nevikl foreign niinia-ter, by ihe I'etrogi'ud ^ronp of anarch- f ists, insisting thai Trntzky bring pres. ; sure to bear on the American embaNsv for the release of Alexander Herkman, Kmma Ooidman and Thojinis .f. iVIoon-ey. The ministry also enclosed a resolution adopted by the. ' anareliisis threatening demons t vv\ ions against ihe embassy. The documents were forwarded to Mr. Franeis with Ihe remark'that the ]uinistry "considered (t its duty to transmit them.'' a ALFRED ROTHSCHILD DEAD London. Fob. I. -- Alfred Charles De It(�thschild of the banking/family of lh.it name, died last night. Born in 1S^li. Alfred Charles De Kotlischild was second son of Baron Lione] |> Rothsclitld. ffc was educated at Trinity College and was a partner in the banking firm of N. M. Rothschild and Sons. At one time he was a director of the Hank of Koglaml. Mr. Ue Rothschild received the C.V.O. in 1H02. V ? a OF BAKERS IN U. S. GREEK RESERVISTS CALLED London. Feb. I. -Sixteen classes of Greek reservists have been called to the colors, a Renter dispai'h from j Athens says. NOT INTRODUCED . i Quebec. Feb. J.- -The expected announcement with regard to 1h rainfall has been ; recorded in .lanuarv. Almost four i feet of snow fell, an nrni:-tial amount, almost double, that of January, 3D17. f One Berlin Policeman Killed-Shipyards Large!)' Affected Hun Papers Say Climax in Situation Mas Been Passed London Papers See in the Strikes Only a Ne^r Hun Game to Entrap Workmen of the Allies. j License Sjstem Widely Extend-> i c'd-Wheat Flour Pur- B � chases Limited *% % r# �** C* ** *** *** Reaches (iO-Foot Level � deeds of Families Suffer As a Result a pove'rnmem in npnnsi-1,n,,Icr wentonr'e 10 SCI'v*:-, u'Vmti oi: iolrdi^viki and ire co-on-! Pn*o-mneut tor conspiracy to defeat L'u.Ot't) MuH^uhnen trocmw are t*nUV m be acfufj ajjniuj'l. ti'.c HolHlievil;:' hi the soul h. The Briiisli^ embassy in Pet ro.crtid on January ir-.I'onneil the HoNheviki government, t liai Hrhi.-di warships "were at Yiadises'ok to pmu-ct allied! 6tlbje;-fs ;{^am:*l. possihlc disorder. * I New Constitution I-'etrosmd, I'ob. i. A con.si'ittil ion pf the llussian Sm-inli.-M St;viet has hvau iitiuitttHl hy j:;e coh^ti^.s ol vorkmen'H and soldiers' denuties. The constittilion pi'ojioses thai the republiii. shall he ;i voluntar;, union of the nations of Russia, of which the highest authority shall be the all-Russian workmen'.-, and soldiers'% congress, v/hieh is to mci not !"ss i'roj|uent!y. Hum cacti Btliro*-j monihs of the year In the time bet weeu sessions 'jioweiv is to re-si in en executive committer. T/ie .^oveninioot of the federation "which will consist of a rnuiwil of national commission ers. may be elected or deposed in whole or part either by Washington, F^b. 1 .-Licensing re-i gulations, as app)i(:d to bakers were j extended by - President Wilson in a proclamation lasi ni^iit to take in hotels, restaurants and clubs which do their own baking, io include thousands 6f * small bakers heretofore exempt, to cover ihe manufacture of bread of every kind, including cake, crackers, biscuits, pastry and other bakery products. At the sa-nie tine' the president put. under license all importers and distributors of green coffee ro prevent speculative prices hi ih" toffee market, j All licenses , must be obtained by , j February 4. when the new regulations HUIl- ( become effective Makers already un-I der license are those who use not less i than ten barrel-, of Jr'loar a month, j Hereafter the limit will bo placed at I three barrels. . ! Bakers of hf. i. There was a i la/h between strikers and ihe polite in the nori b ens tf� m part of lierlhi Thursday. One poiice.min was killed and a dozen strikers injured. There were minor disturbances in other sections and in Ihe suburbs of Merlin. Situation Unchanged London. l�Vh. !.- The latest telegrams received in ('open ha gen from Merlin report the situation as unchanged, says an Fxehnnfie Telegraph despatch from the Danish capital. The strike has not. been extended. The Berliner Tagobhilt. reports that the police seized the trade union building in 1-jfiidin hiu! arrested Deputy Koersten and other leaders. Little Further information I 114 WERE INJURED Paris. Feb. 1.-Revised figures of the casualties resulting from the German air raid Wednesday night show that 114 were injured in Paris and TU in the-suburbs. The total number of deaths remains at twenty. t King Alfonso and His Govt Send Strong Protest on fhe Cincinnati. Ohio, Feb. 1. river went over the sixty here during the niRht, or ten feet above the danger line and it j other products, including crackersVhis-is bringing privation and hardships to \ cuitSf cookies. rake6. pies, fried cakes. CRUSHED TO DEATH Vancduver, Jan. ."J.-(.'rushed bc-( neatli the wheels of a heavy automo-j bile truck, Herbert Fordham, 14 years old, nnit almost instant death this j morning while riding: a bicycle. lie,] struck the side of the truck and was thrown under the wheels which passed over his neck. j REASSURING WILSON London. Feb. F--Ir is known post-j lively, according to a dispatch from j Berne to the; Daily }Iail that Count I .Czernin. the Austvo-Hnngarian foreign i minister, through private intermed-j Jarfes, has sent message after message to President. "Wilson. aKsuring him of the sincerity and guilelessness j of Austrian diplomacy. Sinking of Steamer i it hundreds of families living in the lowlands. The wintry weather added to i the discomfort and likewise hindered I the work of mercantile establishments in getting storage &oeds �nt of basements and houses in the flooded area. The ice goige, which runs from Rising Sun, Indiana, to Madison, ind, continues to hold and river experts agree jilyu no relief from the flood can bo expected until this gorge breaks and allows from l"> to 17 feet of water. } that, under ordinary conditions would not be here, to run out. pastry and sweet yeast dough to seventy per cent. After February bakers of bread and rolls imu-m use five per cent of wheat flour substitutes and the amount must be increased until they are using 20 per rent by February 2 1. I Ottawa, Feb. 1 .-After conference with General y. C. Mewbum, the food controller has issued a statement pointing out that, it is entirely unnecessary for additional food to be supplied by relatives and friends to Can- . RE STORAGE EGGS Wholesalers In Montreal Say His Charge Regarding Eggs Unjustified 45 Killed In Paris Raid Pan's, Feb. 1,-Forty-five persons were killed and 207 injured in the German air raid Wednesday night, according to the latest revised "figures today. Of these 31 were killed and 131 were injured in Paris, while 14 were killed and 76 injured in the suburbs. Xondcn. Feb. t.- (Globe cable). -A Madrid despatch to the Daily Mail says: "Relations between Spain and Germany are critical, Spain, through her ambassador in Berlin demanding reparation for ths torpedoing of* the Giralda. and requesting a reply within 48 hours." A Strong Protest Madrid. .Ian. *Jl.-The cabinet. mei today under the presidency of King Alfonso and decided to send a strong protest io d'erinauy, demanding; reparation to rr'pain for the. sinking of i^e sfeam.-hip (Jinilda. The note will not. be sent through Prince Voir Itatlbo'*, the German ambassador here, but. will be teh'fiTAph"d direct to the Spani.sJ: ambassador in Iierlin. The S p a n i s h s t e a m e r i \ i ra Id a w; i s >unk ticvman submarine on .Jan- uary niter tlie ciyuv of 'he {'-boat hud pillaged ii.e i he tons, was saved. nut piiKurcn ti.e veaac-i. 'J"he crew of ho Kiralda. which inon^nrcd l,li.u.� SETTLEMENT WILL BE Tho eon-j iUlian soldiers while in this country,! Ktitution provides thai the manner of partiHpafion of the various nations in ihe federal aovernmeul of ihe republic shall he determined after eacli uatinn l'orms a Soviet republic. All loenl affairs are io he in the hands of local Soviets, who mny, however, be regulated by the higher Soviets. in view of the liberal and varied food i'alion issued tt) the troops by militia department. The statement adds that fhe aggreg- / EXTRA EFFORTS i Quebec, ijue., Feb. 1.-Lucieu Cannon,, member for Quebec Centre, drew the; the n'tonCon of Ihe niembors of the Quebec House yesterday to the .report, made by W. V. O'Connor. K. (!., cost ... - r i' .i "i""'t r I �f living commissioner dealing with ate quantity of food thus privately 1ho Ulljuaimnh!c J(ccumuIation of sent to the soldiers is very lar^e and |-eggf. Tt was important. Air. Cannon that, much of it, having been convey-1 said, that tlufnames of the companies ed a long distance in heated express hoarding eggs and other supplies or mail cars, is more or less spoiled made public and consequently injurious to the Ho]J K Cfl|.0 mlnisI(?J. of ai,Wc. health ol the men. flic public are, uUim?f who is :ireyid:ng over the com- )J)erefore, asked .to discontinue the practice of sending foodstuff* to the aoldiers in Canada. New Vorh. I^eh. 1.~-Freight movement, nnst. of Pennsylvania yesterday was forty per cent of normal with continued cold weather uml snow hampering operations in thai ,section, accord- [ Jug to a statement issued tonight from ' the office of A. II. Smith, regional director of railroads. Kxlraonlinary ef-foi'Mvojild be rcpiired, it whs said, io move a ir.rge number of coal cars which are stalled in *now drifts. All i'iour held bv western roads in the vl->-. I )elegales repre.s�'utin^ the st riker?. according to Amsienlatu rep(�rts, at -tempted to interview Chuucellor \"on Ilertlilig. but Io rrfusnd to see tllO'ii. as had Ilerr Wallral". minister of the interior. The actual situation Thursday is ex-rremoly vague. The scarcity of news induces souk; corrf'spoudeuts in liolU ; ami to assume the situation has ^rowu | worse but they warn against atiach-j ing importance to the strike mov�-I mem as far as the army is concerned, i The lierne correspondent of th" Uaily Mail drprecates a too ready assumption fh'M ihe strikes will have, (.serious effects in Germany. He says ; no strike or revolution in Prussia can [be taken seriously until it has won its spurs. "Tlie mind and moral will of the whole population has been made too effectively mechanical by a century of j military drill. It must be remembered too that strike funds are non-nxistent in l*mnain for. /ibbougb 'ho workmen have been earning hhs'n wages, they have virtually been compelled to subscribe nearly all to the war loans and get no interns*." � Opinion In London � X own paper opinion in ly.mdon regarding the strike is divergent. Some papers incline to the belief that the strike really denotes the growing I strength of a democratic spirit in Uer-; many, while others favor the deduction thai the whole tiling to a great: �extent lias beou engineered by the gov- � eminent for its own, purpose,. The ; Daily News, while accepting with reserve the more extravagant accounts, thinks it. i- obvious rhat there has i been spread into Germany and ,Vn.--' trla some luearure of the spirit, which I detjiroafd I'm- llussian empire. it !adds: : "Tile tide for which President Wil-! son has ^o long ami so patiemly cut � tl-.e channel i'oeginning to flow at. (last. A cleavage between the Ocvr.an I people and their rulers stands reveal-Id. but as yet the cleavage is no moo ; 1 han an incipient one." ( Merely a Hun Game On Hie other hand, the Daily Mail, j argues that the revolution is talked ! about. It says that it is virtually true jtiiat no strike can happen there m war time unless the government, sees profit in it. The Daily Mail regards i tiie movement as really an appeal to j IMtisli and French workmen in strike | nnil says thai if the appe.fl succeedI ; the Germans would immediately suppress their own strikers and renew the war with increased energy. t  I Trenches Falling io Pieces' I Regiments Disband'-Army Horses Sold tu (heir late editions the morning La:;;! S',rv\vnrs vesienlav I papers print further items on the\ j strike received b� way of l-tollaml. but DEE DUFF MAY ASSISTANTS Ottawa, Feb. "I.-Judges may be appointed to assist Mr. .lustiew Duff, the central appeal judge under the military Hervice act in hearing appeals from the local appeal tribunals. 13c-tween six and seven thousand audi appeals have now been set down for trial by the central appeal judge an A London, 'Feb. 1.-The situation in Finland is more reassuring, according to the latest reports received a^t the Finnish legation at; .Stockholm ' and transmitted by the correspondent of the Times, The Hod Guard have been disarmed or are willingly surrendering their arms all over the country. The revolutionists still hold Helsingfurs, the capital. Greetings to BoIsheviM A delegation from sympathizers t among the people with Uolsheviki delivered an address of cordial greeting | to the Bolshevik! government in ilol-singfors assuring It of solidarity "in the common struggle against capitalism." The foreign governments which recognized the independence of Finland are said to have been notified by the revolutionists of the change in government brought about b/ the revolution. The white guard, it is announced, has taken the town of Tavastohus. sixty miles northwest of 1 lelsingfors, and ./uvoHkyle, in .south central Finland. Striken continue in Holslngfors am) the revolutionary government is TO ASSIST RETURNED S. AFRICAN SOLDIERS Gape Town, South Africa, Jan. 31.- (Via Vtcnter's Ottawa Agency).-The Union of South Africa bouse of assembly adopteU without division a motion by sir Thomas \V. Smartt, appointing a committee to empilre into arrangements to be made for facilitating the return of South Africans on active service and measures Jfor assisting them to return to their civil occupations; also measures for usHl&t-ing farmers to again start farming operations hy advances in money or kind. ' ' The nationalists opposed the motion contending that the sufferers in the Boer war should be first assisted. NEW HAMILTON INDUSTRY Hamilton. Out.. Feb. 1.-The manufacture of ship plates, frames and oil tanks will be commenced here shortly by the Hamilton Bridge Company. * FRENCH RAIDS Paris. Feb. 1.-French troops last night made rttids on the German lines in the vicinity of Nleuport, Belgium, and in the Kheims sector. A number of prisoners and one ma eh J no gun were captured, the war office an-jjoimced today. Amsterdam, Feb. 1.-A war correspondent, of the Dttsselilo!'!" Xaehriehten ! reports that, the portions of the Hus-[ sian front which have been enlirely ! evacuated are growing in extent. The j trenches arc falling in pieces., The posts which were used for wire entanglements are being burned as fire wood. The disbanding of some military tmits is in progress south of the Pripet region". Artillerymen are selling their horses, the correspondent says. Soldiers guarding the rood to Lutsk no longer demand passports but require the payment, of^i toll of twenty roubles for e'very vehicle. /uiii lit UjU said: "With the return of Gauada's soldiers, and with the advent to o;;r shores, as we iiope and believe will he the ca.se. of many.of the discharged men of Great Britain and her allies, there will be* a pushing ahead of settlement in Ganada that will more and more demand the services of your profession, (inly yesterday the men to form ihe soldiers' settlenient board were mimed and these men are now yd out upon a path wilii new and grave difficulties, bu; fraught witji possibilities of usefulness to the country open to hut few other organizations of our day. We hope that the progress off their work will be such that a caM will go out to the surveyor to join them and pursue N^iis profession associated! with the board." ANOTHER ATTEMPT ON LIFE OF LE WON'T INSURE DRAFTEES Loudon, Out., Feb. 1.--At. a meeting of-the council committee dealing with soldiers' insurance, it, was decided .not to insure draftees. Those who enlist- THREE TRAINMEN KILLED * Pottsvillc, Pemia.. Feb. 1.-- % > >