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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 8, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta a. VOLUME XI. Ll-yj'IIHMDGE, ALBERTA, EH 11) AY. FEBRUARY 8, 1018 NUMBER f>0 Ottoman Empire In Complete Accord With Teutonic Aims ; As Now Expressed WONT CONCEDE RIGHTS OF RACES IN THEIR EMPIRE Hoadley Is New Leader REPORTED KMT (Spe^tal to can be little excuse 1"cjj any .such failure to understand it." ill -0 MAY RELAX FUEL t Trouble With Poles Cannot Be Settled And They All Resign Amsterdam, Feb. S.-Turkey is in complete aeeord with the attitude of Germany and Austria ay expressed in the recent speeches of Hie German chancellor, Count Yon Hertling, and the Austrian foreign minister, Count Czernin, the Turkish foreign minister, Nessiniy Bey, told^ the chamber ol deputies voslerday.x He also declared: "The Dardanelles will remain open In the future to international truffle, as in liie past and on the same conditions." "We adhere to the standpoint that the fate of national groups wllieh were not independent before the "war, cannot regulate, except by moans of institutions created in accordance i with the constitutions of each individual country." J-Jie foreign minister said lie rejected all proposals which meant interference in the, internal affairs of the country, and concluded his address with the declaration that he was in complete accord with the German and Austrian policies. Jn Ills address to congress, in reply against special debates and the provis-to which the speech of the Turkish i0nul budget. The opposition of the iinister was made, President Wilson | deputies makes a majority for the said the Turkish portions of the Otto-j budget doubtful. man Empire should he assured a sec- President, Gross, of the lower house, urc sovereignly but the other national- announcing the resignation, said that itfos now under Turkish rule should cr H^re has annuunc-it- *h!! hri.?� 15 ied that Rumanian revolutionist have necessary sittings of the house. I seised ships in the harbor of Kelia and istnct The cabinet of Dr. Von Seydler. l'rocloi nod * new repubho in the hstu-.whicl. was formed lust June, was re- ,Jt he To Ukrainian m- j ported lo have resigned during the  tormation bureau at Stockholm Una A BIG PARTY recent labor crisis in Austria-Hungary. I This report, however, was not confirm-j i od. received a report from the Ukrainian , delegation at Urest-LUovsk that the j Ukrainians have won a grearvictory i ftvnv ttin MnlRliPv?Iff tn kin ma-[miners' union* The strike so far has ()?> men. The officers are mostly en route to their homes while the men are bound ! for Quebec, where they will be boarded. The list of westerners follows: Winnipeg-Lieut. Col. T. G. Dingwall, Major F. l>., Alderaon. Captain Malcolm G.-MacVicar, lion. Captain A.l Paul, Captain l\ C. R Schiller, Hon. Captain .1. Farquhar, Lieut. T. S. Cook, Major R. .r. Shore, Lieutenants \V. Denbigh, A. Massey, C. II. Spragg, A. P. S. McLean and L D. U. Strutt. Other western points-.Major H. K. Oram, Regina; � Major William A. Groves, Saskatoon; Captain H. Saw-ley, Nanton, Aha.: Captain M. Doyle, shops and clothing, food and drug stores are being plundered. Troops employed to suppress the disturbances Peulah, Man.; Lieutenants C. C. Daw- \ live Wool Growers, Limited: son, Moose .law: W. G. Ashley, Alberta; II. R. Aspwell, Stonewall; M. &l. Richardson, Saskatchewan.  Vancouver-Major W. McKay. Captain H. H.'Allc.ott, Hon. Major C. C. Owen, Lieutenants \V. L, Darling and A. L. Mills. � ' Rritish Columbia points- Captain A. Turner, Silverton; Lieut. B. O. Prior, Victoria. C. A. I\l., Captain T. R. Rrownrldge; Captain C. S. MeKee. Nursing Sisters-J. Haycock, K. I. Kep-pel and J. T. liamsay. * did much shooting in which it is es timated that IZG .persons were killed. Cossacks Gaining Ground. Fighting befween the Bolsheviki and the Cossacks is said to be increasing in the south and southwest of Russia, where the Cossacks are joining the Bolsheviki in increasing numbers. Generals Kaledines and A.lexieff are reported to have quarrelled and General Kaledines has disappeared from | Cossack headquarters at Novo rf cher-' Bishop Harker, Magrath, onjkask. .General Alexieff is acting in-Kni�i*fi nf \pw r�n�Hi*in Rlependenlly and is said to be in com- tsoaia oi rse.w Canadian j man(l oi: SOt000 men who ;ire marching northward. An Fxchange Telegraph dispatch from Amsterdam says that the German newspapers report the death of Former Grand Duke Nicholas Constan-tinovitch as the death of the famous niilitray commander, the Grand Duke Nichohis Nicholievitch and the Naeh-riciiten of Dusseklorf is quoted as saying that he died suddenly and tinder; mysterious circumstances. This is not confirmed from Russian sources which last reported Nicholas Nicholievitch as residing at Yalta, Crimea. Appeal �4o German Workmen. -but Mr.- Brown iiuhnated" that it may [spread to the rest of district 18, if an adjustment ie not soon reached. A conference was to have been held this afternoon but it had to be postponed on account of late trains. The miners says that under no conditions will tboy go back to work at Drumheller until j the machine gun taken there by the! mounted police is removed. They claim that, financially, they are able to stand a long strike even if they do not get any aid from the international body. London, Feb. S.-Revised figures indicate t^at. thn loss of life on the Tus-cania probably was considerably more than yesterday' estimatps. It is now-nelb'ved cum pie to returns will show the number of dead to between 1U0 and -'JO. 44 Bodies Found Washington, Feb. S.--Advices to the war deparrment co-counting for all except i ]:j of the 2.15G American soldiers who wore aboard the Tuscania wIkmi she Mjbmarirx'd Tuesday nitfht. remained unchanged today and officials anxiously awaited additional derails fj\{;c;ied Jo clear up the conflict 'with foreign figures on the losses. Cable press dispatches from an Irish pori last, night saying that 44 bodies , of American .soldiers, battered beyond �.recognition, had been washed ashore (lTi miles from the scene of the torped-J oing dampened hope thai the troop looses would prove very small. According to figures given in earlier press dispatches only 101 of those on board, including soldiers, members of. (he clew and passengers were missing. This h.ul led officials to believe that with the heavy loss first, indicated among the crew that most American soldiers had been saved. A Tried Captain London, Fob'. S.-The ca))tain of the-Tuseania was Peter McLean not J. L. Henderson, the Times says: Captain McLean last month was awarded the Order of the British Empire ou >the recommendation of the Hoard of Trade. J He has been in the service of the �Anchor Line for twenty years and during the war has carried many cargoes safely through the danger To Greater Effort To Allow Premier To Co East No Leader Yet For Opposition were features of today's session oi jthe Canadian Railway wtir board. Pas- of munitions"and "''"foodstuffs Isenger train serv.ee will be stUl fur- vhroUKh the danger zone.-1 ther reduced hy 4^1,000 passenger I train miles in the period between now and the end of April subject to coh-i London-. Feb. S.--That the sinking of .formation from Ottawa. This means a the-liner .Tusuania will stimulate the 'saving of 25.000 tons of coal, in #ddi- United States, to even greater resolve I Hon to the (JtiO.Ouo tops already saved and sterner efforts on behalf of the � in the same wav. - fight for democracy is the opinion gon- | Xo freight, except food for the allies, erally expressed in editorial comment 'and fuel will be loaded oh any Can-� in the morning newspapers. Satisfae-adian railway on the heatless days. Freight already loaded will move as usual, but during the period when Canadian factories and other producers are idle because of'the fuel Co-operative Co. Toronto, Feb. 8.-"Wool growers from all over Canada who have been conferring here for the past, three days terminated* their deliberations yesterday. TJie following directors were appointed to the board of a new Dominion-wide co-operative company to be known as the Canadian Co-opera- f DUTY CATTLE Kdmontou, Feb. S.-It is stated here that, the-legislature1 may adjourn for _________ ______ ____ three weeks to allow Premier Stewart | controllers order, the .'railway com--.1. , ,,.. ... - - panies will not make up any new trains. This means a saving not only Official Announcement Made From Ottawa Placing Cattle On Free List Want His Reports to Pass Through The Food Controller's Office in Future London, Out.,'' Feb, S.--AI a meeting of the Canadian Produce Association, the attitude of the high cost of Ifvlng commissioner, W. F. O'Connor, with respect to his assertions thai there were excess holdings of cold storage produce in the country was cond emn ed \by the con vent.i on. A resolution was carried which recommended that (he findings of tho up-pointed commission to inquire into the cost of living should pass through the food controller's office. British Columbia-George C. Haves, Kamloops, B. C. Alberta-J. , W. Renton, Calgary; Levi Herker. Magrath. Saskatchewan-H. IL Follette, Duv-1 ah Sask. Manitoba-George Gordon, Oaklakc, : Man. 1 \ Ontario-Cdl. Robert McEwen, Lon- i (Tbn; W. A. Dryden. Brooklyn; George; L. Telfer, Paris, Ont. Quebec-J. A. MeClarry, Lennox-; ville; J A. McDonald, Shawvilie; M. St, .Marie. Hoes River. Now Brunswick-Angus M. Avaru. Rackvillft. , \'ova Scotia-Stanley Logan, Amherst. . Prince Edward Island-William McGregor. The Herald special despatch from Ottawa yesterday stating that, the in the ' duty .was to he removed from cattle entering Canada from the # United States In confirmed today by a des- Petrograd, Feb. 5.-The semi-official I P�tch over the Canadian Press leased new. agency announces that the w}T- The Herald waa the only Can-workmen's and soldiers* deputies have I .ad,f.n newapaper to carry the m or- mation on Thursday. Following is the to attend the inter-provincial confer-i ence at Ottawa. Adjournment may be taken Monda/. Fisher Is Speaker Edmonton. Feb. 7.-Hon. C. W. Fish-er. member for Cochrane, "was unanimously re-elected speaker of the legislative assembly of Alberta, at the opening of the first session of the fourth legislature this afternoon. The motion was made hy Premier Stewart seconded by Hon. C. E. Mitchell, and ' there was no opposition. When the speaker took the position he has filled since 1915, he *was greeted by general cheering from the mem-j hers of the house. Not Wasting Time j Afler the speech from the throne j the premier Informed the assembly that the debate oh the address would begin tomorrow after noon, the -speakers being: W. Rae,-Peace Uiver; and Dan Morkenberg, Innisfall. K. Michener of Red Deer, was present in the house and signed the roll of membership. He states that he has of the fuel needed to heat buildings, j but also of coal otherwise required iu the yard engines. ' tion is expressed and congratulations are extended that this, the first disaster to any American troops shows the emptiness of the German boast that the submarines would render the transportation of the American armies impossible and would intimidate the Americans. Nevertheless, it. is" declared, it is too much to hope that the Tuscania will lie the last victim. FRANCE IS NOT BLED though the conviction is expressed Has Now 2,700,000 $Ien in Field and Making 30,000 Shells a Day Boston, Feb. S. - Assurance that France was not "bled white" was given a large gathering at the City club last night by Stephane Lazanne. editor of Le Matin of Paris. France, he said, now had 2,700,000 as >et received no official intimation j men in the field as against 1.50U.000 in of his appointment to the senate. and'l!H4! and she was making 300,000 addressed a manifesto to similar bodies recently organized in Berlin and Vienna describing the joy with which the 'Russian workers and sc�diers heard of thoir glorious fighting against the German and the universal imperialism at a moment when Aiistro-German landowners and hankers were preparing to strangle martyrized Pol- ami an,! I Ho Hoffmanns, Von Kuol.l-j w gha ,,,,,,. 0( the p maims, niia Von MindonburgH were, Ca brHnnh here. slates Ulat , his threatening the. liberty and mdepen- Canadian Press despatch todays Official Dispatch Ottawa, Feb. S.-The government, has put cattle on the free list. In future cattle on which there was a general tariff of 2a per cent plus TVs per cent, war tariff may enter Canada free of duty. WANT JEWS EXCLUDED Montreal, Feb. S.-The synod of the diocese of Montreal which concluded its annual meeting yesterday afternoon, decided against The request of ihe Jews for representation on the Protestant hoard ,of school commis- F sionei'H. idence of Courland and Lithuania. Bolsheviki Not Serious Amsterdam, Feb. 8.--Advices 'from Budapest say that Count Julius An- i opinion the removal of the'duty will not affect the prices on cattle on either side of Jhc line. What the new order will do, however, will be 4o make available to Canadian farmers who apparently no action will be taken on the question of leadership.for the present. Tonight members of the government and of the house attended a reception given by the Lieut. Governor and Mrs. Brett, A SERIOUS LOSS > > �> uOO to her allies and give them 2�,U�>0 guns. DARING THEFT Hamilton, Ont., Feb. S.-Particulars of a daring theft of $5,000 from a registered mail bag at Smithvillo Station, oji the T. H. and B., have been received here. War Trade Board is Named terrorize the covernnfent. CANADA'S FIRE LOSSES, JANUARY Toronto. Feb. 8.-The Mone-I ary Times' estimate of Canada's fire losses during January, 11118, Is $2t(iS8,^r>(), compared with the December. 11*17, loss of $l,ri-W,100 and $1,918,-Ot'iO for January, 1017. The total number of,fatalities as the result of fires in January, ,1018, was 2fi, which is the greatos number of fire fatalities in J all ua r y for t en vea r�. % EXTEND POLICIES Toronto. Feb. 8.*-Legislation Jo per-| ��!t insurance companies to make ar- j rangemeuls with relurm.d soldier1; to; Continue in force policies taken mi!.) by municipalities for thorn will be in-j<* troducod in the Ontario legislature this session. William Proudfoot, leader of the opposition, proposes to bring ? ? should result in greater production in Southern Alberta," said Mr. Shaw. CAPTURE AUTO BANDITS Middleboro, Mass., Feb. 8. - Four automobile bandits who started out i last night to raid postol'fices on Cape Cod were captured here today after being fired upon by officers in this ALL SAVED Washington, Feb. 8.-All members of the naval armed guard and all Americans of the crew of the vessel Were town and at Waroham, 17 miles away, j saved when the American steamer Al- lainance was torpedoed and sunk in Toronto. Feb. 7.-The government Duties of Board has decided lo create a war trade The powers and duties of the board board. The members are: Sir George are officially announced as follows: Foster, minister of trade and com- j 1. -To have direction of licenses for merce; Frank P. Jones. Montreal; J. I export and to make recommendations with regard'thereto. 2. To have direction of licenses for impor and of applications to the prop- ill V such a hill, yrubably tutfay* i ? v v v v v ? < * ^ v y  * WERE RESCUED ! An Atlantic Port, Feb. S.-Captain | Miller and the crew of the schooner Fmily Anderson, abandoned at sea several days ago, arrived here yesterday on a British steamer after being rescued from the. disabled craft. The Ktnily Anderson was bound from On-orto lo St. Johns. Nfld., where she owned, with a cargo of the war /one last Tuesday. A state department despatch yesterday said six foreigners among the crew were lost. W. McConnell, Montreal; James H.1 Gundy, Toronto; Charles McNaught. Toronto; Joseph Gibbons. Toronto; C. A. Magrath us fuel controller, and el. authorities of exporting countries Hon. H. Lap^rte. as chairman of the fov permita t0 eXj)ort to Canada and war purchasing commission, are to be U) make^econnuci-dations with regard members of the board ex-offieio. The j uiereto minister of trade and commerce is ' , , , , appointed chairman. The members of I 3; ^e undertake and carry out the board will eleet a vice-chairman. | such supems.on as may be necessary , ly !M) soldterf and members of the i ot ail industrial and commercial en- crew are reported to be m hospitals. that the American nation realizes fully the difficulties ahead and is prepared to meet them. Must Master Subs Some of the editorials say that the submarine menace' has not yet been mastered and remains a grave problem to which the. allies, especially Great Britain and the United States, must devote all their energies in view of the imperative need of keeping'the Atlantic route open. The Daily Tele-l graph says: "The Americans have defied the pirates all these months and Ave are convinced that the sorrow aed anger which the loss of life on the Tuscania will occasion will only steel the hearts of the people to persevere/'* i "A thousand men will step forward to fill the gap left, vacant by each of the dead/' says the Daily Mail. "Americans are looking the task straight in the face and dangers and difficulties, even disaster, will only'serve to stimulate and steady them." The Daily Express declares that, the U-boat that sank the Tuscania did a bad day's work for Germany, ft adds: ^ Send More Thau Ever Baltimore, Md., Feb. S.-Submarine! or no submarines, the United States will continue to send troops to France, declared Secretary of the Navy Daniels, in referring to the torpedoing of the Tuscania, before the Baltimore Press. Club. "Just as fast as our ship's can carry men to Europe, they will go," continued Mr. Daniels. "And just as fast as they are equipped they will be seut and ships'will carry them, and no man living will ever again see frfte (Jay when our goods will be carried across the Atlantic except in ships flying the flag of the United States." Survivors Landed Washington, Feb. S.-The navy department today announced that latest reports of the survivors of the Tuscania show TG .officers and 1,274 enlisted men of the army have been landed at Buncrana, Ireland; that It! officers and seamen of the crew have beui landed a.t Lamp, Ireland, and that approximately 570 officers and enlisted men 0f4.be. army have been lauded at Islay, Scotland. '�In addition/' the department announcement continues: "Approximate- i WEATHER i Hi�h .....,.............. Low..................... Forecast: Fair and mild. 44 20 Labor Representative .1 The executives of the labor organizations were asked to nominate a representative of labor. Mr. Gibbons whose name was among those submitted, will represent organized labor on the board. lerprizes and IrV eo-operatioifc with � Six members of the crew and 57 sol-producers to prevent waste of Ia,bor, j diers are in the military hospital at of raw materials and products. 1 Londonderry. Ten soldiers are iu 4. To make the lnaintenanc ' are in the country iuUriutu'v *t .(Continued ok Paob 15) donderry." 5 recommendations for | Loughfoyle hospital at Londonderry, ice of the' essentia^ in -1 and nine soldiers and two of the crew ;