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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta yoUJME XI NUMBER 51 Premier To Go To Ottawa Conference-Hoadley Moves \ * Adjournment oi Debate? MISS McADAMS } INTRODUCES FIRST PRIVATE MEASURE End Must Be Made in 1918 *--� , / � V 'Amtterdam, Feb. 9.-Gen. Von l.l�birt, wrltinii fri the Tneglliehe Rundschau, of Berlin, pralies the' achievement of German arm* and accomplishmanttof Qfirman Qen-rala arid then polntii out'that the Qermart batti* line tn the weat Is now oecupled by the lateet elass-ea. He conclude* by laying: "Every German aoldler now I* certain that an end mu*t be made in "1918." ^  ^ Edmoulon, Kpli. S.-At.tlie conchis-lon ot lUo Bitting of tho legislutlve us-sembly this ittteniooii luijournment was taken to Fob. 26tU at :! o'clock In orcloi' to allow tUu proniior to al-tond a confetqiicc at Ottawa ftn VoU. 15 ot tho provincial premiers witli tlio Dominion government when questions ot federal and provincial Importance will bo discussed. Premier Stewart Bald tho decision Imd (�ni>'' been roaoh-od a few hours before ho made (he unnonncemonr and he intorniDd' the house thr.t both Premier llrowsler of Jiritlsli Columbia and himself had tried to get the'conference postponed until March. Ho ha(J notibepn aware, he said, ot the confereSco until the legislature had been summoned then It was to bo ii-conterence on the labor j>ry^re : * i'. various proposals, Barin Rhondda, the food cojitroller, last night Issued a meat rationing order, which gives each civilian npin'oximate ly one pound of meat a ^yeek. The system adopted is somewhat complex. The meat card available for twenty weeks, provides four coupons weekly, throe of which entitle the holder to purchase uncooked but choice meat, Including pork. ^ Bach coupon rcpre so'n'ts the value/of a five-pence. The fourth coupon entitles the holder to purchase bacon, ham, poultry,, game, |�'a^bits and preserved or prepared meats in an amount equivalent to tlve ounces of butcher's meat. Tho coupons can be used in restaurants, each halt i^oupon entitling tho holder to one meat meal. The present prices of meat vary from about a I'slillling a pound for interior grades to one shilling nine pence for tho best cuts, so that the persons contented with inferior cuts could obtain rather over a pound of butcher's meat for three coupons of a total value of 15 pence Children under 10 years are entitled to halt a ration. It Is uuderi;tood that the.^present meat ratldpjn Germany is about three qUartci'aJdt a'ptJUDd weekly. ilililsEiNG SHIPYARD STRIKE AT i COAST IMPENDING Montreal and East tinder New Regulations But Conditions Good Vancouver. Feb. I).-Shipyard conditions remain tlie same pending ihe result of tho conference ot tho rcpre-aentatlvos of the munitions board and the repreaentatlvcH of the men .which will take place at Victoria on Monday next. Ti. V. Butchnit and a delegation from tho motal trades counclln^ot-Vancouver and Victoria will toko'part in tho conference and it is expected that a decision will bo arrived at during the day to accept the men's demands ro I'nittcc and u promise ha? been made regarding overtime. which cruised , about tho scene and.' alon^ tho coast .reported lust night that' tlioy had (li.ncorercd i)o additional bodies. Figures compiled by tho Tun-canla's survivors bureau here still place the number of Americans missing at 101. It may be days und probably weeks before the number ot victims is known definitely, owing to the fact that survivors liwdod at v/idely separated pofints and the tact that iho list ot Americans on board went down with tho liner. Tho only other list is ut; the adjutant-general's oftlco in Washington to which' all the names of the survivors will have to l)e cabled boforn a check-up -tfUl show who Is missing. Says 113 Lost Waslilngton, Fob. �.-The war department today still v/as without official advices to change yesterday's estimate that 113 AmericMi soldiers had been lost in the slnkiflg of the Tus-canla.  iOBtEWIIHBRIIISr: ENGINERS UNSiEED Amalgamated Engineers "-Still Opposing Govt, on Man Power Bill preparation by Hanoverian troops and a relief division. They suecoodod in reaching the French wire and In oc-^ cupylni; an element of the French? positions. They \'^re driven out almost immediately and pursued t)y the, �It'rench, leaving many dead and a num-' bor of captured. Another Costly'One Between Saraogneux and Hill 344 on (February 7, another German assault? was repulsed with still nKSreJoaaoa,' TlUs.-ttector is .composed, mainly ot position's formed ^f groups ot uhqll craters, organiaecf since tho French, gained their great victory last fall. ' EFEAIED Telegrafph Briefs . WANDEREDI^ SNOW , Montreal, Feb. '9, .- With feet and hands frozen and walking through the snow in her stocking feet, Madame Moriu, 50- years old, who disappeared from her home at 131 Champlaln stredt, yesterday morning was found la,st night wandering In Terminal Park, Longuo ^olnt.. She was, romo^ved to Notre Damo hospital where it Is said her condition Is serious. London, Feb. 9.-A private conter-enco Friday between Sir Auckland Geddes, minister ot national service I and trade union representatives with reference to tho government man power proposals failed to end the dt.s-pule about the position\ of the engineers, but brou�;Ut forth a clear statement from the other unions that the engineers were not entitled to any ofceptional treatiJient/ and tliat a combing out scheme must apply equally to all. _ ^ Tho Amalgamated Society of Engineers refused to send delegates to tlio conference. The labor leaders at tho conference att�r rejecting the various proposals condemned the. engineers for their aloofness and resolved to invito tho Amalgamated Society to meet the other unions iu a conference at which^ tho government would not bo present. , , . A CHANGE OF PORTFOLIOS Buenos Aires, Feb. S.-^iWiSl'* are current in ofticial circles here, and apparently they are well foujided, that ProBldont Irlgoyen on tho adiourn-njent of congress, will relifeve Senor Pueyrredon, foreign minister and minister of agriculture, of the portfolio of ugriciilturo and give him sole charse of the foreign relations ot the republic. SERIOUS CHARGE London, Feb. 9.-Clarence j Boylng-ion and Paul Manning, both American citlacns, and William Lucas and Arthur Tllley, were held wUtlibnt: ball m the Bow _street court yaaterday on. a chaxge of'attempting to cause diMatls-tactlon umong the 'clylKpopiilation. Tt ia alleged that they distributed inflam-niatory leaflets during a meeting of thie engineer's society in IJohdon", Boyin'g-ton ancl^ .Manning wei'evarr^stOd at the Communist club. - - i,: Thjit Is Opinion of Sir John, Jellicoe-Explains Disasters / Off Ireland London, Feb. S.-Admiral Sir .Tolin Jellicoe, former chief ot tho naval staff, speaing at Hull today, said be was afraid '"wo.are,in for a bad tlmov for a few months, but by late suillnier -about August-I believe we Will bo; able to say the submarine menace is killed."  , . Admiral Jellicoe said the reason tor, the recent losses in the Irish Soa was; that there is shoal water on each side � ot that sea at the bottom of which n submarine could sit and remain when-hunted. Tho difficiilty ot keeping' submarines in their home ports, ho-added, was accentuated by the ahoal' water in and around Heligolapd Bigbt.^ OFFER WOOL CLIP FOUR BURNED TO D^ATH New Vork, Fob. 9.-^Three men and OHO woman wore burned io death early today in a fire that damaged u sailors' boarding house on Pearl-street near Bftstllivor. 'I'he dead are C. A. Hus-aell, H years old, proprietor ot tho liouse; Mrs. Russell, 60, and two unidentified sailors. . WEATHBK f l)riPca�t-�Falr and mild. 46 40 Ambassadors Will Have To Leave Petrograd Sdtin Stockholm, Feb. 9.--Oonatanline Bi- reached Stockholm witli -iiio,,refugees ainahdl, tho Humanlari minister'to Pq-trograd, who la now at- Hapararida, says, that tho diplomatic mlsaioVis uF the great po)vor8 soon have to leivvo Petrograd, according to the'Dng-blad of Stockholm. Foreign Mlnistor Trotzky liad telegraphed to Tornea ordering that Dinniandi be sent back to Petrograd, but the orders of Trotzjcy are not being obeyed In Torhea'now. ' fi. .Bolsheyiki cijinmlsslonar, wlio came on the sanje tra(ti from Petrograd with Diamandi^nd, tt\e Russian Bol-shoviki represejitaflve at Tornea' wero tried by courtmartlal l)y the : White tiuards there and shot., Communication between Stockholm and Southern Finland and. Petrograd has been broken since Tl\uv?day' night. White guards, forced :by.'the Hed Guards to evacuate Kostad,.wlier.e the cable ends, destroyed tl)tf'^l*�S8Wa, the station.' A 3^-eill�lF r6ac^e .expedltlou hat, from Uelslngtors, Incliidlhg the wffe and; daughter ot Finland's new mlhls-ter to Swodon, and a number-of Ans- Calgary, Feb. 0.-C. M. McLennan.j agricultural editor of the Calfinex Herald wired from the Toronto Steep-]? men's Conterenoe yesterday M'llol-,' lows: ,  :'' :- , "Unanimous approval ot the reablui j' tlon to .offer the eijUre .Canadian jO'�}r ?. of woor to the government on; thef' fixed price basis ot last^year's vnlues,f; w,ia expressed at, this mbrnjng's,sen,-s Blon ot the delegates, to the national?; conference. ' , Among,the resolutiouB adopted this^ I morning :>vas-one; proposing the eiftab-J 'llshmentof a sheep commission. Ifwaai felt that tho whole commission as'-ft'i- trlail and German prisoners. The ox- | "ow stands is not truly a wool Mm-pedltion also was compelled to 'bring |'"'ssh)", i^s it does not represent; the three Bolshovlkl delegates -sent,-by iK'""''v'"Ki'^>-�''ests. Trotisky to spread "the truth",among the nations. These Include Jt, Kamen-oft, who had boon one of the delegates ,'at Brost-LItovsk.  : : " Svv6^''*'i sympathy-, tor Finland is ;tind'ing oxprossion lu. vartous - .-ways, I'One, anonymous donor has given .ten thousand crowns to al(l. the 'feo'vorn-nient ostablished by the'E4nnislt?,diet. lilllou Key, tho ,writor,; is one .oti the prominent signers of a, petition now �olrcnlating, priiying :to:;,.tlie:V.3wedl6h; government to iiermititlie.exportation and transit of weapons " to' .Q^ner.al Manuerhelni, commanc|?i.' Fin- !.^nlsh governuwtnt troppsiw.Trainjsqr-; vl.oo between Tornea, 9ji(!.,e?^Tfl;�r?j|j!j,, expected 'tojbo ro8Ui�edjpmorrow.i*, 1 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? WANT'DOCUM^NTSi : RH. TURNCO ' jspr>f ed membor^^of I. W. W,'who are to, be tried hero under.they.^j Iflsplonagfi A(it, yesterday filed j,,,'* a petition asking for tho r^- *,,�. t� � � 18 40 0608 ;