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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 5, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta 'All MahufattUring Plants Are Ordered Closed for Three Days Each Week MEATLESS MONDAYS FOR ALL PLACES . 'OF AMUSEMENT Oitiiwa,' Vol). i.-On tlio rcconi-Jneiulntlou of; C. A. Mugratli, Cana-rtluu fuel controUoi'. Uio ciibliict tb-jiight passed on onlor-fn-council hhs-lion'dlng th' oi�Brnlioii of nmimtactur-jng. plants for three flayH February 0, 10 ami 11.. The only exceptions aro plants which -muHt bo continuously oporattftl aeyen ilays oC the week to avoid BorluuH injury to the .manufactured products,. plants tnnnufacturlhg 3)or(shablo foods or foods necessary Jor itnraodlatu consumption, and lilants devoted to Iho publlciition of dally' nowfipapers. The order'applies iq all business and professional "offices, warehouses, wholesale and retail stores. .'Kor the puriwse of selling food only,'stores may retain necessary lientMintH twelve o'clock (noon) Keb. !�. 10 and 11. The regulations do not �pply to, the Jieafing of roslauranl.s, hotels or .places where meal.M arc rog-iiiarly served.", Don't Apply to West The regulations do not apply to �Western' Canaila nor the niaritlnic provinces; . The order, as piissod, will . apply to'allot t')ut;irJi) and Quebcn, .;from Port William, Ont;^ in Iho west ii) lUver du Loup in the east. (t is understood that It was lliti in-leutlon to pass' this order last week, but il was held up owing to doubt as to further action in the United States and the poBslbility oC disuontlnuanuo , of thoJr ppler. Mr. MBgrutli wlio is'In �Washington, is In close lionsultatlon. �with tup Atnerlcun auEl'iorltles and is Mareh 25.^ Exception is Qiude wh^re'ctiiertaiiiments or special ri,�^(i,M,. ijeon advertised be- block: hun raid.-fuel order for canada Hon. E. E. MICHENER Leader of the Opposltldji in the Alberta Legislature, appointed to the Senats. ' � � ^ - �� � , Long Lines of Poor People Wait For^ Coal They Cannot Get * ES FEL HreELSTOKE ALSO VICTOi First Time in.Western Canada Earthquake Shocks Have ' Be^ Felt BANFF PEOPLE , RUSHED OUTDOORS, WERE ALARMED Vaiii#oast of The.Hafliie, Jan. 19,-Correspondence of the Associated Press).- Travellers fr�il Germany bring an account of aj recent conference at Berlin at Which Field Marshal Von HIndehburg': received the editors of thirty jicrman .newspapers and discussed the food situation with them. The.editors told Von Hin-denburg that by next May there would be 00 food in Germany. "My reply Is," said the field marshal, "that by next April I shall be in Paris." Leader Opposit'ion and Deputy Minister of Telephones H#norcd lal functions hiul fore Feb. i; . T ' GREEK TREACHERY SUPPRESSED AGAIN Former Prtmlei;'.fikoulodl�.and Others j Have Beqn Placed Under ,; '.:;Arre8t - London, - Fab. 3.-Complete order Jiaa beenfflstorod at,Lamia', northwest of Athens, where soldiers of Greek Infuntty regimenls mutmlod, accord-lug to an Atbous dispatch to the Times. One .hundred anj!-c^jlpads; of coal destined toV.Cfiica'go'wei'S'.tied iip In the traffic channels choked by recent ;Kl)Hz,�Btd?: ) ihe view^,f. nil tlib% iQteMa^i^di would. biiV heard, the meiid nentB, cowimltteo to report lie* 'iin^t^nKB tp'tli^^leKiBlalure AtJthlH sea? ^�",>i^'i^'-r''"'  - Washlnoten, ': Feb.' 6.- Ten months of; th� war hjive coit.the^ United jBt^tM atoiit $MOO,000,OI> -at the rat� of 1710,000,000 a month, nearly 924,000,000 a day. More than half of th|a largo sum or $4,121,000,000 Haa been'paid as loana to, tha allia^, �nd;.the balance, about 93,000,000,000, reprc-senta Amerlea'aoMtlay for its war purpoaea, excluaiva of mora than 9Sbo,000, and it is purposed each state pay halt./'' LEAVES CONVENTION London, Feb. 5.-George Kuaseli has reaigned as a delegate to the Irish convention, lie Is a poet and an Intimate friend of Sir Horace Plunkett, cimirman of the convention. No reason tor the resignd^on Is given. SUCCESSFUL RAIDS London, Feb. S.-"We carried out successful raids last niglit south of Fleurbalx (southwest of Armiontierosl nntl in the neighborhood'of the Ypres-Stntlop railway," says today's official report. "Many Germans; were killed, and prl'soiiers and a machine gun wore caitturad bv us." ' . Innipea, F�b, S.7i^n a despatch last night tKi�>Ottiivv^ corretpond-ent of the Frea:f>r�M aaVa that within a fortnight; the goivernment expacti to have raltway waripol -Icy to announea:.:-to tH^. public. �Whatever p�Jley'iji. daeldad upon will' be, given effect, to, under the War Meaauras . Act, tha eorrei* pondqnt adda, and Whatever It Is necessary-ao to do>".wl^- ' � PEL'll'6Ff"T�lAiN ' - Three Hlyers, ;Que;;TfFeb. '^S.-jtMIsb Winnipeg, Feb. 5.-W. W. Frrtzor, livestock oomntissloner for the province, and Dr. Schultz, provincial veterinary health Inspector, left tor Toronto and Ottawa last night. They will attend a meeting of livestock men from all parts of the Dominion hold In Toronto this week, and thenCe ,tlioy will pr'dceed to Ottawa where, Jt is said, tiie governmeift will consider the advisabiyty ot ^issumlng control of the terminal stock yards at'^out-roal, Winnipeg and Calgary, and for which drastic procedure, enabling leg-iBlutlou was passed at tho last session of the federal parliament. pau,station on aytpjlrf, ifigfetnight was inatany�r kljlOd b/telllnirVtiff th4 train iliiiil- COMMANDEER HOME DUCHESS OF .London, Feb. 5,-Sunderland House, tho homo in the Maytalr district -of the OuchenB of MarlborouKn,.who 'was Miss CouBuelo Vanderbilt 'of New Yofk, haa beon,:.commandeored tor the UHO of of(lolali.ot.>the iuter-Bllled coun'-cll, according to the Dally Mall, The dudhesB was given only ti week's' time IQ quit the house, tbe newspaper but she qnloklyv.puroliaaed uii'-'sinuiH home lu D&vqnahlre where alic^xpeo^a to Uo settled" lu u. few days. " ' ANACONDA STANDARD BURNS .^mconda, Mont., Feb. 5.-Fire earlv today prac'Mcally destroyed the plant ond building of the Anaconda Standard, entialling � loss which may total 1250^000. TO LEAVE HALIFAX ,Halli!ax, Fob. n.-It Is understood thai General Thomas A. Benson, officer commanding military distrlct.No. fi, Is; soon to leave Halifax. He has fili^d an importnnt'position In this military city. Gen. Benson, who is a gfaduate ot Kingston College, has been for. thirty-five yohrs connected with IheTOllitary.i ^ ' , LOSTv LIFE IN FIRE Mintroal, Fob. 5.-As a. result of a (ire; yesterday afternoon. In the basement of a Miite of flats on Martin street, Napoleon Fauteau, aged 64 yeai'B. Is dead, and Lieut. Chantry, of No. .23 tiro station, is in-the Western Hpspital suffering from a fractured leg; 'Fauteau lost Ula life trying to save some of h'ls, valuables, having booh overcome by 'the smbke. Little material daiitage ^^asdone by the fire. ^ .-v'^'.^F'"-. Uw................. 40 90 Ottawa, Feb. 5.-Two new senators for Alberta have been appointed. Edward Michener, leader of the opposition In the Alberta legialature and William J. Harmer, deputy minister of railways and t^ephones^ in that province, are tire new appointees. Mr'. Michener comiis from Red Deer and Mr. Harmer from Edmonton. The former Is a Conservative and the latter a Liberal. There are still two vacancies from Ontario, one from Saskatchewan and one from British Columbia. For the Ont.irio seats John Webster and W. R. Smythe, ex-M.P.'s are prominently mentioned. Mr. Michener , KdwarJ Mlehene:- has boon k'udorl of the Conservatlvo opposition In Al-IjortH since I'Jlfl. ITo was elected lo the legislature in 1909 as an independent. Ho resld'is at Red Deer, where he I'.iw land Interests. Until his health giivt" out some yenr.t ngo^he was t> .Slelliodist minister. He is a native ot TIntern,- Ont.. and Is ."il years of age. He Is u leadloK Methotlist and has been prominent"' In Sunday school work. He has represented Red Deer continuously since 1909, Mr. Harmer Mr. Harmer has been deputy minister j of n^lways and Telephones foi" some years. Prior to that time he was in the service of the C. P. R. He has lived in the west tor a number of years. LIEUT. 3, W. THURBER Decorated with tho :Miiitin'y.Cross. LI. THURBER GEiS U. S...To Reduce Imports to Increase Ava^ilable.'Transpor- ' ' � ttition For Troops Wasiiington, ICeb. u.-A titty per cent reduction in tlie volume of imports Is one of the measures utider consideration by, the administration to make avallaole ships tor transporting troops, to France. In addition to its efforts to obtain neutral toftnage-the government .expects soon to take over all American sailing ships and a large number ot French sailing ships, all of wblcji would be put Into the non-.hazardous class. Officials who are working out de-tolls of the (transportation pi troops have not disclosed to what extent the allies are ready to assist w.lth a loan of tonnage,, but many American soldiers will gb abroad In allied vessels. ThI's was arranged for In the intor-alUod conference at Paris and was announced on the, return to the United States of Col.jHouse. Former Kiltie Officer and Card-ston Man Decorated-Other. Canadians Decorated COiiMAlER WYAH Commander of Halifax Port Neglected His Dljty, Says Disaster Commission ^ Hnlltos, l''eb, 5.-r-Commander Frederick W.Wyatt, eiilef examination officer of the port at the time of the Moilt Blancrlmo colllslou and %he disastrous explosion which ohsued,' Avas arrested today on ii charge of "unlaw-" fully killing' Pilot Wllllnm Hiure^of the Iraq.'.' He. appeared before Stipendiary McLqprt; and was admitted to ball;'.The Drysdale commission which investigated the ' diaastor, censnrod Commander!'V. , ; Cdptain Alriie Lamodeo and Pilot Frank Alackuy of tliS steamer Mont Blanc appeared on rentaud betoro Stipendiary ;'MeLood tlils mornlirg, Commnndqr Wyatt was permitted to remain In.court while the proceedings were taking place. Humphrey.:M6lllshiK;exacting for Captain' Lumodeci notified the. court this Ills cllenl was a ^Prench subject and that, the" consent of the governor-genernl was requlvoU boforo he could bo put on.trial. I/lent. Sydney W. Tliurljer, formerly principal of the public school at Carilston, and the first officer to enlist with the Lethbridgo Highlanders, has been awarded.the military on the field ot battle ,accardlng to dispatches |hlR morning.. No particulars as to how he won the decoration art given. Lieut. 'Pliurber left his posltloi) al Cardston immediately the Highlanders were organized here, and was the first officer to give Instruction to the recruits of titat unit. Ho went ovoracas with the regiment. , ; The-List" / ,,. >;�� f.'.',�> London., .Feb. 5.-The, "'following' awards to Canadians are gazetteiV Bar to.;DiBtlnguished.Service'Order. -Lieut. C!bl. DenlB Dl-ttDe'lv-�  Distinguished Service' -.''Ordei-:- Lieut. Cbl. Allison ;Boirileu;,4_^.ISldj6''rs Samuel Birds, Alexaiitlor, drautV'Jdhn .McEwan, also Captain Patrick BobtU,' Royal Artillery, belongs to Branttord and is ivoundert and missing. . , Bar to aiilltary Ci-qss :~Lleut. Alfred Cowis. , " Military Cross. Infantry-Lleutennats Harry Alexander, Gordon Applegarth, Edjirln Baker, Captain Leonard Bertran" Lieut. Hurry Camp, Captain Glldden Campbell, Lieutenants Lconardi Chalmers. Louis Coulln, Tempest Dewolfe, Clarence Dryden, William Dimlop, AVll-llam Findlay. Captain Arthur FIsken, Major ,Ias. Hamilton^ Lieuts. Charles Hiscocks, Charles  Eiiglls, Walter .Tohnstou, Joseph Kavahagh, Arthur Kllborn, Gerald Lindsay,-Charles Mc-Rae, William Mcgloughttni' Major John Millar, Lieutenants .Oeorge Murray, Rupert Or'me Richmond- Payne, Sydney Quinton, Captain. ..Thettdore Rayward, Lieutenants Herbert. Ross. Hugh Scott, Captains John Hoy, John Sla'glit, Lieutenants >Sydtaes' Thurbor. William Varner, AVIUlam'AVeVch, Captain John Young,'Sergt.: Major Charles Peacock. Mounted . Ulf les.-Lieuteuavits �, Robert Andrews, Harold Atto, Gordon Davidson,. Harry �ifford, Alex. Logle; Leslie Millar. Engineers;- Lieutenants "Wilford Bull, Herbert Ohristle.'Oeoi'ge Ferguson, Hector JaClcson. iTobert kiumOnd. Vivian McClenaghan, Maurice Pope. Horse Artillery :-'.tleiut., Walter Clarke. - � Field .Artillery:-LleutQnaivts William Humphreys, HarryJardlne,'Alex. McLean, James Maunder,. jHarry.Mc-Phersou, Captain Harold Rocho; Lieut-. Warren Skey. . , . ; ,. Garrison Artillery) r-^ Lieutenants James >Iaclachlan, Norman MacLeod. Dragoons:-Lieut. Vernon Crothers. � Machine Guns:-Lieutenants ' Joseph Connolly, Cecil .French, Charles Grantham, George  Hobson, Harold Cfench, Donald'^McNeil,'Behnird Mou-tagnop, Edward RaiUbothi r �'-^ Cyclists:-Lleutonantp John Balfour, Ernest MoKag\ie,t � : Medicals:-CaptalijB,Edgar' Douglas,, Atiatin Irvine, GprdguiJephspn, James Macnolll, Wesley Seoord, WilliuravSln-clalr. ' Strathcuna Horso:,-Lieulonanla ! Roderick _*Iay, Leonard Welsh SAMMIES BLOCK Smart Artillery Work Saved Raid on American Section of Lines in France U. S. GUNS SMASHED FIRST LINE TRENCHES OF HUN FORCF^ With' the American - Armies In France, If'eb. 4-German plan." lo raid the American trenclies were trustrat-' od early this morning. The American arllllorymen put down a heavy bar-, rage tire In front and of the German' lines, whicli are believed to have UeCn ' filled with men and officers awaltltig the signal to attack. It WHS discovered at a ,cortaln hc';jr that the GermanH Intended to carry"; out a "silent raid." Fifteen minutes before the time set all the Americ'ans , concentrated their fire where, according lo the intovmalion, the enemy was massed. It is believed heavy casual-^ ties wej'o inflicted 'upon the Germans. There has been a general increase. ' in the artillery activity for the, last' day or so all along the American front. The Germans are still unable to occupy the first line trenches  which were caved In by artillery flre.( They have now constructed another line ot trenches at that point. The Germans are using gas, shells freely and endeavored to envelope obcj of the battery positions with gas, bu't without, success. The visibility' remains baxl. - Most of them.Have No ,Sym. pathy With Bolsheviki � � Outfit  Stockholm, Feb. G.-Five FlnVand-ers who escaped from Abo to Sweden, declare that the majority of-the work-' inknieu in soutliern Finland hav.-i >\p| sympathy with the Reds, who haV^. baen able to terrorize the law aWdltjg * I'opulaco only because tlie people were unarmed. The Rod Guards are being paid with the proceeds of lim;. ' bank looting and eni'orccd conti-lliu-' lions from tho bourgeolse. A courier to Tornea-reports that the Reds wei;c, defeated at Tervola and left behind* eleven dead and sefcn wounded. They. , cafrie:! away many wounded ':v;it,h theij). There  were no casualties ^ among the White Guards. In an action a few miles north ofi Helslngfors the WWte Guards arCf; reported to have been defeated owing, to the fact that the Reds and th^Itutbj , slans were better armed; ' . Assassination continues atHelsinfe-. fors. The latest'victim ,was a young: surgeon, who was taken from a li^d' Cross hospital and shot. BOSTOIfLED IN RECRUIJS Boston, Mass.. Ifeb. 6.-Boston ledj the cities oi: the Unltod'Staltia ih the numbeii of jn�n recruited last moqili for the British foi'ces, the Britl8h;Ciif-adlaU' recruiting mis8|pn: announced today; Six :h*ndvod awl Beventx-elyht iueft;wor\astHn^^:M\ this'city, New*' Vqrk;wa8 ^ext wl^U 428 men accMt- >. ,'. ,^...;):. anected, 'fiM'"^" ' ....... rL-aho7 Bat"taUo1,;-Icaiiti^rA.thu. i rSli^iSs^'o^f '^^^Ja.^'Xe Jones, Railway Constiudtlon: -r- Capt?jlu William Murray, Lieut., aedrfre Peck. Army Service -Llout Chail6s Riches. - THREE iv^lSSING IN " ', ' WINNIPEG BLAZE Hotel Comnletely Da'atrojiad^ThVee Injured , Winnipeg, Feb. 5.-'fwufw^^iiien-and one man arc mlsslngt/^pup^V^^ple;^re Injured, and dama^ON hotel In the Elmwooa i'iibiirnl9l(-Winnipeg early today. The/,(|(i'|n9^;, Ut^mA hy a ilO mile an hoi^r the street, and the t' ^ide of Nairn aveuui �>I one *^Uy b)oqk! damaged. Ten gepa That is Wa>' One Man Lol^i . \lJpon Recent Allied Conference " ' � ,' ,-_-_^ � , ^ ^ ..^ London,�Fob. 5.-The Chronicle's * pai'liamentary correspondent writqs;15, "Last week's conference at Parls'deniV'i bnstrated In a remarkable manrjci; thq.? valu,e of the Jnter-allled council jatj Versailles. The fact that tlills councH'! from Us creation has been In dmostij ' continuous session reviewing the roHlft tary, naval and economic condltionai arid Italy when they met last week. loir^ valuable assistance was given hy? those experts and-Important ,dec46il; Ions were facilitated as a result ot.(^> pr'eviuua careful study. In'short,'the�! fruits of work done at Versalll^sj woi*,} so satisfactory ^thaf oven some: V?jiS those who originally viewed thq-.cpii>.l atltution'-of this'allied council'.^^viyi' misgiving, nbw ' have been'' conver.tefl^ to ballet in its ' inclispen^abllUiy, Lloyd 'George ;beUeves the VersalU^sj Conference is a -league of nations �iBi$; embryonic form."  > 0 '"'V; WOOL STOCKS IN U, Sl'a- Washlrigtoni^Feb. 5.-tW6pJ st the United States were about 6u OOQ pounds on December; ipliA department of agri^julture :ina il� itsUhlrd quarterly reBor^,,,Tb| a 'decrease of iec^jliOO.OOO!* Jjoiinda ton ber ?o;., im'^ii Mm itanoej �tocka. Soptoniber, ""�ilMfl; stocks .were, held: by _ detjJers, 202 oi^whlpb^ ou hpn