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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 5, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUMK XI. UiTHBKIDGE, ALBERTA, RT.SDAY, FEBHCAIVY VIM 8 Nl'MBKR 17 RICAN TROOPS BLOCK HUN AID FUEL ORDER FOR CANADA 10 M FUEL AH Manufacturing Plants Arc Ordered Closed for Three Days Each Week r MEATLESS MONDAYS FOR ALL PLACES OF AMUSEMENT JAKES FELT AIREVELSME Vain Boast of Hindenburg Ottawa, Feb. lanU)ants devoted to the publication of daily newspapers. The order applies to all business and professional offices, vnrehouses, wholesale and retail stores. For the purpose of selling food only, stores may retain necessary heat 'until twelve o'clock (noon) Feb. 10 and .11. The regulations do not. apply to the heating of restaurants, hotels or places where meals arc regularly served. Don't Apply to West The regulations do not apply to Western Camilla nor the maritime provinces. The order, as passed, will apply to all of Outarfo ami Quebec, from Fort William. Out., in ihe west tu Hirer du Loup in the oast. It is understood it was the in-lent Ion to pass this order lasL week, but it was held up owing to doubt as to furthor action in the United States and the possibility of discontinuance - of their order. Mr. Murrain who ia In Washington, is in dose consultation "With the American authorities and is Pr|or t0 lhllL time Corporal Hutehings. holding off a mob of three hundred and fifty infuriated fined to- Chicago "were tied up in the traffic channels choked by recent best for the ("blizzards. Early clearing of this con-presentXulUiougirfurther orders along! S^Uon and' relief for the city was Chicago. Feb. r,.-Chicago*? third heatless Monday, also the coldest day , of the year, saw the City in the grip of thai, many people experienced a feel-the worst, fuel famine in its history. iu& of naseau. Suffering was wTdespre-id, hundreds At Victoria of persons besieging the offices of the victoria It. C. Feb. A,- A well de-fuel administration dor the pink coal :*filul(l fla,.ultlUa-te rcr0rd was made at j ^in7;s"Vlm^hrpatcned to wreck" the slips which proved valueless when pre-. ,..40 ,0(iav nv � seismological instru- 2 ,\l tlneateiu ! to \weck tbe sented at many yards which wen* | closed,* With' the temperature ten below ! lv Un..x[ ini"lR points of origin, appar-zevp^JMii, women and children form-; unilv in the great Itockv Mountain erl^long. shivering lines before coal1 cluii', 0I, the eastern boundary of this yards hogging meagre supplies wliic-lt ( Pi-Ovfnoe. The movements were pro-were carried off in baskets. Mean-, bounced and continued for a short time, hundreds.of carloads of coal des-! 11Primi o� three minutes and the record was remarkably sharp. Ottawa, Feb. 5.-Two new senators for Alberta have been appointed. Edward Michener, leader of the opposition in the Alberta legislature and William J. Harmer, deputy minister of railways and telephones in that province, are the new appointees. Mr. Michener comes 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 Ontario seats John Webster and W. R. Smythe, ex-M.P.'s are prominently mentioned. Mr. Michener Edward' Micheiie- has been leader ! of the Conservat.ii*'! opposition in Alberta since Din. He was elected to the legislature in liiflfl as an independent. He resides at Red Deer, where he land interests. Until his Jiealtrt gave out, some years ago,he was n Methodist minister. He is a native of | Tintern. Ont.., and is 51 years of age. j He is a leading Methodist and has | ! been prominent in Sunday school f work. He has represented Red Deer continuously since 1H0JI. Mr. Harmer Mr. Harmer has been depufy minist- Smart Artillery Work Saved Raid on American Section of Li ines in France LIEUT. S. W. THURBER Decorated with the Military Cross. U. S. GUNS SMASHED FIRST LINE TRENCHES OF HUN FORCES MILITARY CROSS Former Kiltie Officer and Card-ston Man Decorated-Other Canadians Decorated for he policemen. Inspector Xeweombc and | was in'the serv.ire (,f tn.> C. \\ R. He . the Roval North West Mounted Police Un-bance ajipeaved U> be companUive-, Qn Saturday iast ;it, tue Drumheller field added another record to their long list of magnificent deeds. The two policemen did not draw has lived in the west years. for a, number of . i I the same lines may be issued Uiler if necessary. Goes Further Than iri U. S. The Canadian order will go further than in that all munitions plants must. down for the three days. The Canadian order also goes further than the American in that during the mon-Ihc of February and March, all golf, ro*intry, yacht, ranoe or hunt clubs must be closed except on Wednesday and Saturday. On other days of the week the coal consumption is to be restricted to the quantify to prevent damage .through freezing. Theatres Close Mondays Kor- the present, limitless Mondays are ordered only for theatres, moving picture houses, bowling alleys, billiard and pool rooms, private and public dance halls and any other places of amusement. They must remain closed evoiiy Monday beginning Feb. IS and extending to March '2'>. Exception is made where entertainments or special functions hail been advertised before Keb. J. GREEK TREACHERY SUPPRESSED AGAIN Former Premier-Skoulodis and Others Have Been Placed Under Arrest London, . Feb. r>.-Complete order Jias been restored at Lamia, northwest of Athens, where soldiers of Greek infantry regiments mutinied, according to an Athens dispatch to the Times. One hundred and fifty arrests were made, in connection with the mutiny. Former Premier Skoul-odJs and Lambros and other former cabinet, members under impeachment have been ordered to consider themselves- under arrest in their own homes 'whereat hey. are guarded closely f by police. AH political prisoners of | military age undergoing sentences in Athens have been sent to the'fortress nf Nauplia. promised by the state fuel administration last night. May Not Suspend ft Washington, Feb. 5.-The advisability of suspending the' Monday closing order engaged the attention today of Fuel Administrator Garfield and Director -General McAdoo. Although final decision of the conference could [ not be forecast, officials were les3 optimistic today regarding the proposal to suspend the order. At New York New York, Feb. o.-Zero weather, which added to the discomforts of the third of the heatless Mondays in Xew York, continued today and accentuated the seriousness of the city's coal shortage. At Philadelphia Philadelphia, Pa., Feb. a.-An unexpected drou in temperature to the-lowest of the winter in some sections j has again retarded the production an.*l movement of coal in the anthracite field. At Pittsburg Pittsburg, Pa., Feb.- 5.-Willi the Pittsburg industrial district in the midst of another period of intense cold, the steel industry today again faced almost complete paralysis. In Michigan 1)eIroit, "Mich., Feb. .*>.-Tempera- ' lures ranging from IS to 40 below were reported in Michigan last night. The fuel situation is the worst it has \ieen this winter. In Detroit thousands of families were without fuel of any kind and the police department with move than 5,000 unfilled orders for emergency fuel on its books, announced that the situation was "hopeless." MISSION IN U. S. Lloyd Hii , Chairman- Will Act ypith British War Mission their guns, but with that power whieu the force has spent years of accomplishment In establishing, they held bafck the immense crowd, the majority of whom were alibis and a big percen- I . tage alien enemies* all were greatly \ | excited anil some half crazy with bad f whiskey, according to the story of a Drumheller operator, who was present at the stirring scene. The trouble al the Rosedale mine, he statefi. started last week when one of the miners, a Pole named Lein, who had been, at the mine--working for about ten ' days t rying to organize a union, deliberately committed a nuisance in one of the,bunk houses. Frank Moody, the operator of the mine, hear- U. S. To Reduce Imports to In-crease Available Transpor-tation For Troops Ottawa, Feb. 5.-Canada has established a war mission to Washington. Lloyd Harris, who, has been associated with the British war mission there for several months, will act as chairman. The Canadian war mission, it is announced, "will act in the closest conjunction with tho Dritish war mission at Washington as well as with the British embassy. (COXTIXLKD ON PAGB 4) Telegraph Briefs CONNECT STATES BY TUNNEL Trenton, N.J.. Feb. C>.-Construction of a traffic tunnel under the Hudson river to connect N*ew Jersey and New York is. the object of negotiations which, it was announced here yester-lt will act on.behalf I day^ Governor Kdge of this state has of the various departments of the Canadian government in respect of negotiations relating to purely Canadian affairs and will exercise general supervision and direction over all officers of the government of Canada stationed in the United States in respect of matters connected with or incident to the prosecution of the war." U. S. WAR BILL 24 MILLIONS A DAY THOUSANDS OF GERMANS IN U. S. REGISTER I Washington; Feb. r^-Thousuiids of Unnaturalized Germans living in the United States registered yesterday with police of cities or postmasters of smaller communities under, tjie rules of the department of justice providing [ for a complete census of German alien enemies. The registration will continue all week and about 500,000 ere expected to enroll. Later a census of German women may be taken. Washington, Feb. 5.- Ten months of the war have cost the United States about $7,100,000,00 -at the rate of $710,000,000 a month, nearly $24,000,000 a day^ More than half of this large sum or $4,121,000,000 has been paid as loans to the allies, and the balance, about $3,000,000,000, represents America's outlay for its war purposes, exclusive of more than $tfbo,000,000 for ordinary governmental expenses. WILL ANNOUNCE iTf. POLICY SHORTLY OVER STOCKYARDS Drastic begun with Governor Whitman of New York. The project would require $12,-000,000. it is estimated,' and it is purposed each state pay balf.^ LEAVES CONVENTION London, Feb. a.-George Russell has resigned as a delegate to the Irish convention. lie is a poet and an intimate friend of Sir Horace Phinkett, chairman of the convention. No reason for the resignation is given. SUCCESSFUL RAIDS London, Feb. 5.-"We carried out successful raids last night south of Flcurbaix (southwest of Armentieres) J and in the neighborhood'of the Ypres-j Stadep railway," says today's official j report. "Many Germans were killed.! Washington, Feb. .">.-A fifty per cent reduction in the volume of imports is one of the measures under consideration bv the administration to make available ships for transporting troops, to France. In addition to its efforts to obtain neutral tonnage the government .expects soon to take over all American sailing ships and a large number of French sailing ships, all of which would he put into the non-.hazardous class. Officials who are working out details of rhe transportation pf troops have not disclosed to what extent the allies are ready to assist with a loan of tonnage, but many American sol- \A( ui. Sydney \\\ Thurber. formerly principal of the public school at Cardston, and the first officer to enlist with the Lethbridgo Highlanders, bus been awarded, the military cro?*s on the field of battle .according to dispatches |his morning:. Xo pariiculnrs as to how lie won the decoration are given. Lieut. Thurber left his position at Canlston immediately the Highlanders were organized here, and was the first officer to give instruction to the recruits of that unit. Me went overseas with the regiment. The-List London. Feb. 0.-The following awards to Canadians are gazette^. Bar to Distinguished Service Order.! -Lieut. Col. Denis Draper. I Distinguished Service * Order:--Lieut. Col. Allison Borden. .Majors Samuel Birds, Alexander Grant, John .VlcFwan. also Captain Patrick Booth," (loyal Artillery, belongs to Brant ford and is wounded and missing. Bar to Military Cross:-Lieut. aI-fred Cowis. Military Cross. Infantry-Lieutenants Harry Alexander. Gordon Applegarth, Edwin Baker. Captain Leonard Bertram^ Lieut. Harry Cam]). Captain Glidden Campbell. Lieutenants Leonard Chalmers. Louis Coulln, Tempest Dewolfe, Clarence Dryden, William Dnnlop, William Findlay. Captaiu Arthur Fisken, Major .las. Hamilton, Lieuts. Charles Hiscocks, Charles Englis, Walter Johnston. Joseph Kavanagli, Arthur Kilborn. Gerald Lindsay, Charles iUc-Rae, Wfllfam ."Wegkmghlin, Major John Millar, Lieutenants George Murray, Rupert Orrae Richmond Payne, Sydney Quinton, Captain Theodore Ravward. Lieutenants Herbert Ross, With the America u A rniies in France. Feb. -t -German plans to raid '.he American trenches were frustrated early this morning. The AiuericHn artillerymen pat down a heavy barrage fire in from and of the German lines, which arc believed to have been filled with men a nd officers a waiting the signal to attack. Il was discovered at a certain hour that the Germans intended to carry, out. a "sf'fetif raid." Fifteen minuter before the time set all the Americans concentrated their fire where, according to ihe information. Die enemy was massed. It is believed heavy casual-' ties were inflicted Mpon the Germans. There lias 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 [irsi line trenches which were caved in by artillery fire.*. They have now constructed another line of trenches at that point. The Germans are using gas shells Treely and endeavored to envelope one; of the battery positions with gas, but" without success. The visibility remains bad. �m 4 OPPOSE THE REDS Most of Them Have No Sympathy With Bolsheviki ' Outfit . States of Col. House. Commander of Halifax Port Neglected His Dijty, Says Disaster Commission Halifax. Feb. Commander Fred- Action Montreal. Winnipeg and Calgi and prisoners and a machine gun were FQrecasted at captured by us." ! ANACONDA STANDARD BURNS Anaconda, Mont.. Feb. "j.-Fire early erick W. Wyntt. chief examination officer of the port at the time of the Mont Blaue-lmo collision and ^he. disastrous explosion which ensued, was {arrested today on a charge of "unlawfully killing Pilot William Haves" of MINIMUM WAGE, MANITOBA WOMEN * Winnipeg, Feb. 5'.-Definite action ,u the matter of legislation in connec-ion with a minimum wage for women iu industry was taken by the Manitoba' legislature last nigh'. It. was decided that 'the law amendments committee would hold a public meeting when the views of nil those interested Would be heurd. the law amendments committee, to report Uh Winnipeg, Feb. 5.-^*1n a despatch last night the-Ottawa correspondent of the Free Press says that within a fortnight the government expects to have a railway wanpol-icy to announce to the public. Whatever policy is decided upon wilt' be given effect to under the War Measures Act, the correspondent adds, and whatever it" is necessary so to do will be ratified by legislation later on. Winnipeg, Feb. .l.-W. W. Frazer, livestock commissioner for the province, and Dr. Schultz, provincial veterinary health inspector, left for Toronto and Ottawa last night. They will attend a meeting of livestock men from all parts of the Dominion to be held in Toronto this week, and thence they will proceed to Ottawa where, it is said, the government will consider the advisability of assuming control of the terminal stock yards at JVtout-real, Winnipeg and Calgary, and for which drastic procedure, enabling legislation was passed at the last session, of the federal parliament. todav practically destroyed the plant [ the Imo." lie appeared before Stipen-and 'building of Die Anaconda Stand- j diary Mcbeod. and was admitted to ard, entailing a loss which may total j hail. The Drysdale commission which $1250,01)0. investigated tint disaster, consTired -- Commander Wyatt for neglecting hi* TO LEAVE HALIFAX | duties and not keeping himself fully Halifax, Feb. ."..-It is understood 1 acquainted with the movements and sels in the Peacock. Mounted . Rifles.-Lieutenants Robert Andrews. Harold Atto, Gordon Davidson. Harry 43 if ford. Alex. Logic, Leslie Millar. Engineers:- Lieutenants Wilford Bull, Herbert Christie, George Ferguson, Hector JadTson,'iTobert Klnmond. Vivian McClenaghan, Maurice Pope. Horse Artillery: -" Lieut. Walter Clarke. I Field Artillery:-Lieutenants Wil- j liam Humphreys, Harry Jardine/Alex, i McLean, James Maunder. Harry Mc- j Phersou, Captain Harold Roche, Lieut. Warren Skey. Garrison Artillery: -- Lieutenants James >laclachlan. Norman MacLeod. Dragoons'.-Lieut. Vernon Crothers. j Machine Guns:-Lieutenants Joseph Connolly, Cecil French, Charles j G ra n tha m, George * Hobson, I farold j t>ach, Donald McNeil, Bernard Mon tagnon. Kdward Kainboth. t Cyclists:-Lieutenants John Hal-1 four, Ernest MeKague. -MedicalsCaptains l�dgur Douglas, Ausiin Irvine, Gordon Jephson. James Macneill, Wesley Secord, William Sinclair. Stratiicona Horse: ...... Stockholm. Feb. 5.- Five Finland-ers who escaped from Abo to Sweden declare that the majority of- the work-ingmen in southern Finland have no sympathy with the Reds, who have be;.ni able to terrorize the law abiding populace only because the j)eopl-; were unarmed. The Red Guards are. being paid with the proceeds of the bank looting and en/0 reed contrilr.i-' Hons from the bourgeoise. A cornier to Tornea reports that the Reds were defeated at Tervola and left behind! cloven dead and seren wounded. They carrier! away many wounded v.-,tn them. There  were no casualties among the White Guards. In nn action a tew miles north of Helsihgfors the AVtfite Guards are reported to have been defeated owing to the fact that the Reds and the Russians were better armed. Assassination continues at Helsing-fors. The latest victim .was a young surgeon, who was taken front a Red Cross hospital and shot. ! That is W One Man Looks xUpon Recent L Conference Allied London, * Feb. T>.-The Chronicle's parliamentary correspondent writes: "Last week's conference at Paris demonstrated in a remarkable manner the value of the biter-allied council at Versailles. The fact that thfe council from its creation has been in almost w a continuous session reviewing the mili-Lieuteiiuiils j tary, naval and economic conditions that General Thomas A. Benson, officer commanding military d!strict,.\o. t�, is soon to leave Halifax. He has filled an important position in this military city. Gen. Benson, who is a graduate of Kingston College, has been for thirty-five years connected with the military.. COMMANDEER HOME OF DUCHESS FELL OFF TWAIN Threo llivers. Que., Feb. 5.-MJa� Angelina Brosseau, ii� years of age, Montreal, ivhile ~ou her way to Batis-can station on a train lust night was findings to the legislature at. this scs-t instantly killed by falling off the train 0jon, * a l*�-'w miles north of Chamitfaiu. Chumplaiu London. Feb. r�.-Sunderland House, the home in ihe Mayfair district *oi the Duchess of Marlborougn, who was Miss Consuelo Vanderbilt of New York, has been commandeered for the use of officials of the inter-allied council, according to the Daily Mail. The duchess was given only a week's time to quit the house, the newspaper says, but she quickly purchased a small home in Devonshire'where she expects to be settled' in a few days, LOST LIFE IN FIRE Montreal, Feb. 5.-As a. result of a fire yesterday afternoon in the basement of a suite of flats? on .Martin street, N" a p o 1 e o n Fa u t e a u, aged 0-1 years, is dead!" and Lieut. Chantry, of t No. 2?> lire station, H os pi ta 1 s uf f ering leg. Fauteau lost save some of his been overcome by is in the Western from a fractured his life trying to valuables, having the smoke. Little material damage was done by the fire. intended movements Vd' vess port. / Captain Aime Lamodec and Pilot Frank Maekuy of the steamer Mont Blanc appeared on remand before Stipendiary Mt-Leod this morning. Commander Wyntt was permitted to remain in court while the proceedings were taking place. Humphrey Alellish, K. C, acting for Captain Lamodec, notified the court this his client was a J^rench subject and that the consent of the governor-general was required before he could be put on trial. Roderick May, Leonard Welsh. ' materially eased the labors of the gov- Labor Battalions:--Captaiu Arthur [ernmental chiefs of England, France Jones, farifl itaiy when they met last week. In- (til** 4 klllj IT liViii til Railway Construction: - Captaiu valuable assistance was William Murray, Lieut. George Peck, j those experts and important i) is the result of u fire which completely 'destroyed the RlvervieSv hotel in the i:imwood suburb of Winnipeg early today. Tho Dames., fanned by a :'>.-Wool stocks in the United States were about 562r000,^> 00U pounds on December 31 last, the department of agriculture announced in its third quarterly report. That was a decrease of M.OOO.OOQ pounds from stocks September 30, 1917. 'Theje # are more or less (stocks were held by manufacturers ami -ate businesses are dealers,- 202 of whleh/'Mported no wool Jon hand. % . J: \ ;