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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta F - h r T -- > --- VOLUME XL LK'I'IUmiDOK, ALBKItTA. SAI1 I'.DAY. FKHIU'AUY �.�. 1!; Nt mbf.r :a v. End Must Be Made in 1918 assacre Finiai a % a a a a a a a a a a a a BRITISH RECRUITS FROM THE U. 3. Premier To Go To Ottawa Conference-Hoadley Moves v Adjournment of Debate Amsterdam, Feb. 9.-Gen. Von Liebert, writing in the Taeglische Rundschau, of Berlin, praisec the achievement of German arme and accomplishment* of German general* and then point* Out that the German battle line in the west is now occupied by the latest classes. He concludes by saying; "Every German soldier now is certain that an end must be made in 1918." iioiesale In Another St. Terr 1 .9 lolomew aoae j j London ! Exchange V MISS McADAMS } INTRODUCES FIRST PRIVATE MEASURE Feb. !i.-According to im buildings In Helslngfors h:iv72. Th" principal; victim was Admiral ddigny and ihe massacre began in J*ari.s on the night} iJf^iun, Ma* s.. Feb. D - -tint-i.'d; army oflictr.--, obtained -lnj )'''i';'!)j'ts in the eastern ili vis ion of ihe United States during the we'di ended Kobruary 2, ;u-cord~ ing to figures wsue.d last night. There wei'e un" .men examined in this period, Boston was far in the lead as a recruiting centre with -2'$ accepted. 4 * V I 1 & *> *;* > > �j* > *| Three Separate Raids Result *!in Disaster (or Crown Prince's Forces at Verclua of August I'iJ-l'l. I 9 Price arm i THE LOSSES COSTLY AND ADVANTAGES GAINED ARE SMALL i ractor ! SHIPYARD STRIKE AT London, Feb. ft.--After much i:uk- ; itation o\>i'. various proposal;*, IJaron j Hhonddu, tiie food controller, last I Farmer Will Save $:)00 on Price COAST IMPENDING of Small Tractors Now announcement and bo informed the P^h a mea rationing order., \ ancouver. eb. :i.~ShiPyard con- house th-t both Premier iirewster of whu-h gives each civilian approximate-; ditions remam the same pending J'rit'ish ('olumbia and himself had � ly *�tRm adopted is somewhat complex.: sentatives of the munitions board and I period of time the duty is to be re-linlM MM1.f.'h n. u-./nm.h,. .i.'-.w-tre 1 TU(: m,-ilt ('ar(l available for twenty the representatives of the men �which I moved by the government from motor i p iirl nl nil rnn m'Z'J tn provides four coupons weekly, i will take j.lace at Victoria on Monday I Iraeiors under $l,4m) in value, says leiiBlaSirS Had rilen | �r which entitle the holder to-ext. U. i>. Hutehart and a delegation it. was to he a conference SHOULD KEEP HUN COLONIES IX AFRICA the Pihor h)UrrlKlst' ""looked but choice meat. ! from the metal trades councils of -Van-(hp scone ' including pork. Each coupon repre-! oouver and Victoria will take part in n" .;,M(in ,, ! sents the value 'of a fivo-jjonee. The1'he eonfenmee and it is expected that proposition, but since tht of the conference had been widened . . . , nnd he bad been informed bv Fremier "*rtli ^�l�>" the holder to Borden that it could not be postponed. P�>'J^8u bacon, ham poultry, game Hence the necessity for the adjourn- *"U'hits and preserved or prepaied a. decision, will be arrived at during thi^ day 1o aeeept the men's demands or a positive refusal. li ent to allow him to attend it. Question To Be Discussed The premier read a telegram from Kir Hubert Horden which gave the questions to be discussed. These in-eluded, he said, production of food .stuffs, co-operation between and provincial government^, labor conditions with respect to agricultural products as well as tin* care of the soldiers. George Uoadley on behalf of the opposition expressed his appreciation of the necessity of the conference and said if was most important also.that the question of \\\ti prairio provinces in Western Canada having their natural resources should be discussed. Premier Stewart said he had wjred to know if thai question would he taken up and added that, he was extremely giad to know be had ! the w11u 1 o 1 cgi k 1 atur� ba e.k of them. Moves Reply . 'Air. Uao in moving the address in reply to I ho speech from ihe throne, dwelt, particularly on the agricultural! resources and showed how the pro-' gressive railway policy of the Liberal party had aided in the development j of the country. He advocated the extension of the railways to connect up ; with the Pacific coast. j Dan iMorkeberg in seconding, em- j phasized the wonderful progress of the dairy industry, from (Unions )b*. of butter in 11107 to 2,1.s lhoy that Geuerai Cadorna, tonuer ehiet oft ,.....,_____, * staff; General Forro, under cliief oil the general staff ,and General Capello i be pleased. Add the farmer.- are pleased. Alany i of them have hi-m holding off Their at the creamcrys from $121.2!>0 to Montreal, Feb. 0.--With milder tiuin it. has been l ho coal couserwi tion were put into force here ihe best of condition* I'dtS.TiM. The faci that Alberta butter ! ^uildingH in the city, was now No. .1 for quality in Canada i S00(ls i;u,rRS' �uirkfrH, a"d tact^J0;' �r due to the grade system the gov- were put on what is knoun as Sun- _____....._____,___ ; __________ day coal rations yesterday evening. offices, (CONTIMJKD ON* PAOB 3) FRONTS Kvery hotel respected the request of _.__| the secretary of the license victual- lers' association that�nn bars he open, j � Public institutions such as (he librar-| ins will not open till Tuesday. The i Y. Al. (\ A. sliut"down itsbaths yesterday while, the stock exchange will I not be opened today or .Monday, ' In Ontario Toronto, Feb. !J.-Early reports re- 1 ENEMY ACTIVE London, Feb. !>.-Tim official slate- j reived this morning from many of the Burnt from JlriUsh headquarters in France and Melgiiuft today rends: "The enemy's patrols were somewhat more active than usual during the night in the sector north of Lens. There is nothing further to report.'1 areas of .Ontario uiuVQuebec affected 01 bv the-'meatless davs" order of the legislature have not yet. been drafted. Canadian fuel controller, indicate a " i* considered likely that there will verv general observance of the order bo no election for three years m On- $1,400 plus tile- freight. Last year there were sold from i Lethbridge warehouses about f>5U j tractors. That this number will be more than doubled this year if the machines are nvaiUfcble is the opinion of farmers and implement dealers with whom the Herald talked. Coming on top of the removal of the duty on eaitb1 and sheep the far-j mors are beginning --to think thai Toronto, Feb. !).-- While the details \ Western Canada is coming into its the bill to ex;end ihe life of the ! own, and there is a considerably greater immigration from the States looked for as a result. Details of Order nigni i t � ' that they had dir^overcd n/> additional bodies. Figures compiled by the Tus- ! cania's survivors bureau here still t place the numb'-?!* of Americans mis:-- | iug at 101. It may be days and prob-; ably weeks before the number of vie-j tims is known definitely, owing to the fact that survivors bended at widely separated points and the tact that the list of Americans on board went down with the Hner. The only other list is nl: the adjutant-general's office in Washington to which' all the names of the survivors will have to tje cabled before a check-up will show who is missing. Gays 113 Lost Washington, Feb. h.-The war department today Htlll was without official advices to change yesterday's estimate that 11" Americiwi soldiers had been lost in the sinking of the Tuscan in. �'SETTLED I preparation by Hanoverian troops and a relief division. They succeeded in reaching the French wire and in oc-, cupying an element of the French positions. They wYu'e driven out almoin immediately and pursued by the, French, leaving" many dead and a num-' her of captured. Another Costly One Between Sarnogneux and Hill 344 on j February T. another German assault.-i was repulsed with still more.losses. TIuk Hector is composed mainly of ' positions formed sit groups of ahell craters, organise*? since the French, gained fhelr great victory last fall. Amalgamated Engineers 'Still Opposing Govt, on Man Power Bill Telegraph Briefs imposed on this part of Canada. RAIDING PARTIES London. Feb. K.-^-Tho official state- in ! tario. Kven if the war ends next full it probably will take at least, a year to WANDERED !JM SNOW Montreal. Feb. !*. - Wilh feet and bands frozen und walking through the snow in her stocking feet, Madame RALLY TO WAR CALL nient from British headquarters France tonight reads: Fnemy raiding pariies attempted to approach our line this morning j southeast of Arras hut were driven J 'out by the rifle fire of our men. Short-1 ly before dawn another party raided one of our posts in the neighborhood of Oppy. One of our men is missing. "The enemy left a^number of dead J In front of our posts. | "Hostile artillery was active during j__ Hie day between liullecourl and the Scarpe river. It also has* shown some Toronto. Feb. 9- A call to the peo-'activity north of Lens and northenst of Ontario to place the demands of-of Ypres." ! the war before overy other considera- j ____ | tion will he made in the legislature Resolution in .Legislature Urging People to Forget All Else Save the War prepared, enumerators appointed, and, 1 so that it will be impossible to have an election before the summer of 1021. Conservative members of the legislature, interviewed, today, feel that the government should ask for a three-year extension. MUST STAY IN JAIL next, week hji.Sir William Hearst, sup- .Torohtu, Feb. !),--.!udgo Winchester ! ported by William Proudfoot, leader ofi-in the sesnions yesterday dismissed ! the opposition, iiv a resolution which I the appeal of .Joshua Swan, the barber, j says: # against the sentence of, one year in | ' hereby consecrate ourselves prison imposed bv Magistrate Dcnison ; afresh, together with all the resources for disloyal utterances which imped- j ot this fertile and rich province ot ed the, operations of the Military Ser-1 Ontario to the successful prosecution vice Act. Swan will not appeal to the t of the war. To that end,.and-confident minister of justice. DRAFT THEM AS THEY REACH AGE OF 21 � Washington. Feb. S.-Fnv^irablo report of ihe war department's bill amending the selective draft law to require resignation of men as they reach 21 years, and basing quotas on the number of men in class one, instead of on state populations, wiih unanimously ordered today by the seriate military committee. OUnwa, Feb. - A remarkable story of the manner in which between Hti and 40 llritish tars sacrificed themselves in an effort to save Halifax from disaster is now being .recounted for the first time in Ottawa. The silent British navy, following its usual of a patriotic ranponHe, we call upon custom, has so far not published the the people of Ontario fe^place the de- Htory. mands of the war before every other j when the Mont Ulunr. wan burning consideration and by every means in in Halifax harbor alter the collision their power to maintain our^ fighting in the Narrows, there was a small Brit-forces further increase our agricnltur-j jsh gunboat not far away, and her al and industrial production, practice j captain, realizing the danger and Morin. f>u years old, who disappeared Ottawa, Feb. :>.-The order-in-couu- |trom her home at Utl Champlain stredt, cil placing cattle and farm tractors on yesterday morning was found la.st the free list were sanctioned today. In night wandering in Terminal Park, bring the soldiers to Canada and af-i both case's, customs duties are remit- Longue. Point. She was, removed iu ter that new voters' lists have, to be . ted for one. year, dating from Fehru-1 Notre Dame hospital where it is said ary 7, 191$. Art ion was taken under the War Measures Act. Textually the eiders in council read: "During the period of one year from February 7, liMS. remission and refund of duty is hereby authorized in respect to meat cattle when imported by bona fide residents of Canada under regulations by the minister of customs. 'During ihe period of one year from February 7. I IMS, remission and refund of duty is hereby authorized in respect of traction engines costing not more than $1,400 in the country of production designed to be moved by steam or other motive^power for farm purposes | and parts thereof for repair; and traction attachments designed and im-ported to be emnbined with autumn-i biles in Canada for use as traction engines for farm purposes and parts  _ there of for repairs." k | Won't Mffect Prices j Stockholm, Feb. :>.-Constantine Hi-.Montreal, Feb. '.'.-Dealers here were ! am.lmU tho lUimanlau minister'to Indubious that the placing ot cattle onL , . u..... t the free list, as decided by the cabinet ! ^ograd, who is now at Haparanda, London, Feb. 0.--A private conference Friday between Sir Auckland Geddes, minister ot national service and tiado union representatives with reference u> the government man power proposals failed to end the dispute about the position of the engineers, but brought forth a clear statement from the other unions that the engineers were not entitled to any exceptional treatment and thai u combing out .scheme must apply equally to all. The Amalgamated Society of Fn-gineers refused to send delegates to the conference. The labor leaders nt the conference nftw rejecting the various proposals condemned the engineers for their aloofness and resolved to invite the Amalgamated Society to That Is Opinion of Sir John Jellicoe-Explains Disasters Off Ireland London, Feb. S.-Admiral Sir John .lellicoe. former chief ot the naval staff, speaing at Hull today, said be was afraid "we are In for a bad time for a few months, but by late sunfmer -about August-f believe we Will be able to sav the submarine menace is killed." 9 Admiral Jellicoe said the reason for the recent losses in the Irish Sea was that there is shoal water on each side of that sea at the bottom of which a meet the other unions in a conference 1 submarine could sit and remain when at which the government would not be present. SERIOUS CHARGE her condition is serious, A CHANGE OF PORTFOLIOS Buenos Aires, Feb. 0.--RunicTr* are current In official circles here, and apparently they are well founded, that President Irigoyen on the adjournment of congress, will relieve Senor Pueyrredon, foreign minister and minister of agriculture, of the portfolio of agriculture and give him sole charge of the foreign relations of the republic. London, Feb. f>.-Clarence Boying-ton and Paul Manning, both American citizens, and William Lucas and Arthur Tilley, were held without hail �n the Bow street court yesterday on a charge of'a (tempting to cause dissatisfaction uniong the civil population. It is alleged that they distributed inflammatory leaflets during a meeting of the engineer's society in London. Boybig-ton and Manning were arrested at the Communist club. hunted. The difficulty of keeping-submarines in their home ports, ho added, was accentuated by the shoal water in and around Heligoland Bight. FFER WOOL CLIP sadors Will Have To Leave Petrogtad Soon to the utmost thrift and avoidance of waste, and thus throw the whole knowing that the Mont Blanc had been deserted by her crew,.railed for weight of our people and our province j volunteers to row to the munitions into the scale agaius^our enemies, uu- j til the principles for which we are �fighting" are crowned with victory," yesterday, would reduce the price of meat. The duty is '6iy.> per cent but the importation of cattle is negligible. ship for the purpose of seeing if anything could he donv to sink ,oi tow j KuhL River. | says that the diplomatic missions of the great powers will soon have lo leave Petrograd, according to the Dag-blad of Stockholm. Foreign Minister j Trotzky had telegraphed to Tornea ordering that. Hiamandi be sent back to Petrograd, but the orders of Trotzity New York, Feb. 9.-Three men and are not being obeyed in Tornea now. one woman were burned to death early A Bolsheviki commissioner who today in a fire that damaged a sailors' come on the same train from Petrograd boarding house on Pearl street near i with Dtamandi "and the Russian Bol- FOUR BURNED TO DEATH reached Stockholm with 450 refugees from Ilelsingt'ors, including the wife and daughter of Finland's new minister to Sweden, and a number of Austrian and German prisoners. The expedition also was "compelled to bring three Bolsheviki delegates sent by "the truth" among Calgary. Feb. 9.-C. K. McLennan, agricultural editor of the Calgary Herald wired from the Toronto Sheepmen's Conference yesterday as follows: "Unanimous approval of the resolution to offer the entire Canadian. cV.>r of wool to the government on the fixed price basis of last year's vatuea was expressed at this morning's ,ses-jsion of the delegates to the national conference. j Among the resolutions adopted this morning was one proposing the establishment of a sheep commission. It was felt that the whole commission as it now stands is not. truly a wool com-: mission, as it does not represent the growing interests, j v ? WANT DOCUMENTS TURNuO The dead are C. A. Hus- MANY TO PARTICIPATE i "WHOLESALE GROCER DEAD Washington, Feb. n.-More than sev- S Kingston, Out., Feb. 9.-Robert Hen-en hundred mercantile and ma'nufac- ; rtrle. for seventy-six years a resident Hiring concerns from allied and neu-jof Kingston and for* many years a tral countries will participate, this member of ihe firm of Fenwick, Hen-year in the International Sample Fair drie and Company, .wholesale grocers,! n'ty. her away from the oily. There was a ready response to the call for volunteers, anil the tars started for the ill-fated ship. They were! just climbing �over the sides when the. explosion occurred and some. M0 or 40 of them were blown into eter- It was as brave an act as the sell. 44 years old, proprietor of the house; .Mrs. Russell, tin, and two unidentified sailors. WEATHER ftl Lyomy. died yesterday, aged'80. J great war has revealed. High................. Low................. Forecast--Fair and m*ld. 46 40 sheviki representaj.ive at Tornea were tried by courtmartial by the White tiuards there and shot. Communication between Stockholm and Southern Finland and Petrograd lias been broken since Thursday night. White guards, forced by -the Red Guards ro evacuate Xostad, where the cable ends, destroyed the wires and the station. A Swedish rescue expedition has Trotzky to spread the nations. These include M. Kamen-1 ,;. > thousand crowns to aid the govern- i > inent omablished by the Finnish:-diet.1 ICllen Key. Ihe,writer, is one of the 1 > prominent signers of a petition now 1 and transit of weapons to General i > Mannerheim, commander of the Pin- j > nisli governnmnt troops. Train ser-! > vice between Tornea.and Petrograd is expected to be resumed tomorrow. v > *I* *> > *> RE- Chicago, Feb. 9.--Counsel for ninet.y two of the Kit! alleged members of I. Vvr. W. who are to be tried here under the Espionage" Act, yesterday filed a petition asking for the re-www of documents seized at their headquarters in the raid of September 15. .UtVi. The petition contends that the seizure was unconstitutional. j * : : * > *; ? $  V ;