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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 11, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FEBRUARY 1017 RSSI ORDERS DEMOBILIZATION OF ENTIRE ARMY NOW FURTHER RADICAL ACTION WERE T0WIN6 HER TO PORT Will Take Place of Food Con Dun ning and McGregor FURTHER RAblCAL ACTION PLANNED BY UNION un order in council passed on Saturday the of fice of the food controller U abolish cd ilid the functions iorruorly exer cised by that greatly eularg will iiow bo assumed by n new to bo icnovu the Can adian Sun day Times today says It Is fin ally established that the Tus eania sank while an attempt was made to tow her toward the Irish The that no further attack was made either on her or the towing boats is regarded as con firming the belief that he sub marinn was destroyed by the convoying Cannot Accept Hertlings Basis of Peace Says Wilson Had Remarkable Catreer Was Sultan for Thirty Three Years WAS DEPOSED BY MOVEMENT OF THE YOUNG TURKS Will Cut Down Service In West to Save Fuel is now assured that there wlH be a further The board will consist throe reduction in passenger train service in who sue uie the Canadian oeeded us food js officially The matter is un controller proider consideration by the administra vincial treasurer of i subcommittee ot the Canadian lyid of j association for national The itself into one of From present Indications It is altogether probable Thomson is to bo chairman of the f of has resolved i it will bo recall ed recently came toOttawa to or that coal from the United States for aanize the greater production cam1 Canadian use be fai short of pre vious In order to conserve fuel and have some onliiind to handle the fall crop further in passeif will devote himself to the problem ot He will work in close with the provin death yesterdayof Abdul former sul tan of from inflammation of the Is announced in a despatch received here today from Constanti nople by way of oral will bo A state fun governments and will coordinate ger trains especi Vfederal and provincial organizations j ally on the Canadian it is lo be employed in the producj There is n feeling on the tion McGregor will j American aide Canadianrailways Canadian railways to 11 I j f i j 4 ductlon campaign a will thus work loin in fort and a concentration from which farreaching results qre More Action Contemplated j Ottawa conference of1 prime ministers on Friday will be the of importance In the capital this The will have a farreaching effect on Canadas ef forts to aid the The chief purpose of the gathering will be to make plans whereby provincial machinery will co CONTINUED ON PAGE 4 country had to for lack of fuol and In railways of an adequate supply for the fu arid without American coal it would be difficult Impos sible for roads In the east to SIMON IN THEW Abdul Hamid for 33 years was sultan of the Ottoman sprawling on the continents ot Asia and and the same timo was comftander of the faithful army of He was paid homage by nearly a hundred million Shorn of he died a if not lie lived n constant fear ot In his later years he had sought death by his own so melancholy had his existence He gained ascendancy under circum stances nearly as tragic as those which ended his Born September the second son of Sultan Abdul he bepamesovereign when his elder Murad was deposed tiecause of mental incapacity in It was a time when Turkey was in a state of extreme almost succumbing to the tremendous blows of Out of this slough the new sultan saved the remnants of Turkish eBtrgSr Many criticvglve him for a successful Othersdenounce it as the true esti it isa fact that pire increased its Schools were the army built com merce extended and panIslamism created under Abdul Stubbornly though he had fought President addressing congress in joint session at oclock replied to the recent speeches by German Chancellor Von Heftlinp and the Aus trian foreign fount Chancellor Vort Hortllngs state the president was very vague and confusing and leads to prac tically no It was very mild in tone front Count which the president said had a very friendly The president reiterated that the United States had no desire to inter fere in European and would disdain to take advantage ot any in ternational weakness or disorder to impose own will upon other peo All way through the president drew a parallel between the pro nouncements of Chancellor Von Hert ling nndtount Czernln and his hearers drew the conclusion that the president decidedly consfdered Czcrnins utter ances as being more favorable than Czernin seems see the funda mental elements peace with clear eyes and does not seek to obscure i Ferguson Says monism Is to Canadianism Ice Blockade Has Factories Exempted From Order While the fourth heatless Monday in New York generally was enforced strictly as its thn fuel administra tors granted exemption to the entire cloak and thus ting ninety thousand mostly women and tb continue Other industries vloael1 ajlled to the said tlio Count would haveprobably Bonn much further had It not boon for thu embarrassment of Austrias alliances and of her dependance on Again the president Reiterated that the United States was in tlie war nml would put forth its whole In this war of Tlie test of whether is possible for tlio belligerents to go on compar ing the president was simple and obvious and the principles lo be he were as follows part of the final must bo based upon essential justice to bring a permanent and provinces are not to be bartered about like chattels to es tablish a balance of settlements niuat be for the benefit of people concerned and adjustment df rival states national aspiration must Ue accorded all possible satisfac STATE OF ABOLISH DEATH SENTENCE ing to a message from Helsing fors a law has been published there abolishing the death sen providing for the pay ment ot wages lo workmen dur ing strikes and decreeing that the Red Guard be maintained as a state The law also provides for the sup pression of counterrevolution ary On Basis of Last Years Net Figure to the Markers Experience veiled polygamy and attempts to undermine Christianity and Christian institutions are charged against the leaders of the Merman Invasion of Canada by an of ficial representative of the Presbyter Ian general Fergu homo mission superintendent for the Superintendent Fergu son has sent a strong indictment of the Mormon leaders of Canadian north west for consideration by the general assembly In a carefully pre pared statement of the present criti cal situation in the especi ally In the Province of be by tlje growing menace to Canadianism and intendent Ferguson says Stealthily the astute leaders of the queer heresy seek to make encroacn luentsMnthe realm of social With much praise of the excellence Canadian institutions on the part ot the public spokesmen the attitude of Klormans towards the which we paging In defense of those institu has revealed how shallow the ad jninlstratlou as enlistments have been uo means in proportion to the Among thoae who closely scrutinize Murmaniam Alberts there is no utrong belief that Morman repentance inwards polygamy is very Sinister suspicion floats while proot is exempted trades vainly protested the With the gradual breaking up of the ice blockade in the harbor movement of anthracite coal from tidewater has shown considerable improvement Jn the last 24 ttie administrators outside forces djslntegratljn of his his fall came from with in the empire itself by the rise ot the Young a party bent upon con stitutional Abdul Hamid granted a constitution but failed to carry out the liberal Ideas of the new In the revolution of 4909 he was driven from the imperial pal made a prisoner and confined In the Villa bating a former residence of a Greek merchant in the city where the Young Turk movement had its His younger Mohamed succeeded him as Abduls harem was broken his court jewels sold at auction for upward of a million which went toward building warships for the Young Turks and the former once possessor of was given n few thousand dollars a year to form his comfort in Refer the wool in a despatch to the Herald ftom says 1018 wool clip will hp taken over by the government at a fixed price on last yegtra net Itgnre the grower now seems practically Levi Harker the directors of the newfy fornied of who has been in the sheep business on the range for 25 gave a very interesting and enlightening exposition of ranching He told of how he and his son had often stood out ail night in a blizzard with a temperature of 10 be low zero in order to beep the bands He also mentioned the dif ficulty of obtaining labor even at the extreme price of a month and He had been he per hundred pounds for oats and 20 per ton for Many hardships in addition to those mentioned were encountered as a part of the business Harker proceeded to straw that the sheepmen were not making exorbitant profits on their He slated thai he bad made more money with woo at 15 cents a pound under conditions as they existed four or fivfe years ago than he made last year with wool at 60 cents a A general peace upon such foun dations can be said the j Until such a peace can j be secured we have no choice but lo go These general the presi dent have been accepted by ev ery one except the military autocrats in Cheer His The president was interrupted by applause at every reference to the United States standing steadfastly against a patchedup Probably the greatest applause broke out when the president declared that the miii j tarists of Germany were the only ele lent now preventing a world Vhen he concluded after speaking wenty the entire audience s usual rose and KJTY ARTILLERY ACTIVE ar tillery fighting on the Aisne and Verdun fronts is reported in todays official communica A SPY An Atlantic der ship who was a passenger on an American steamship arriving hefe today from a Indian was arrested by the federal au thorities and arraigned on a at having failed to register under the sel ective service He was in bail for further Tanos is 28 years old and is said to be an Aus Invention Makes Transports Unsinkable By Submarines Now have been found to make troop transports im sinkable by according to a statement made tonjght by William vice phairmah of the nav al consulting in an Address at a dinner of the University of Pennsyl vania alumni in this Saiinders said That one of Hie ships recently commandeered by tho government now lies at an Atlantic port and In such shape that she can not be sunk aii exploding Air of Confidence LIEUT QUEBEC SERIOUSLY ILL Offtcjals at the University hos pital suiii early today that Sir lieutenant governor of was ves tjug They declin ed to state the nature uf bin illness but said he was in no immediate Announce v 4 I fw ment by Vicechairman Sounders of the nuvfll consulting board that means had been found tomaHe troop ships practically mislnkaMa new meaning to the air q confidence with both American and British nav al authorities are facing their tasks of clearing the of lloceut statements by Admiral Jolll sea lord of the Bri tish by Secretary Dunleln and other officials have indicated that a lias mapnad out and Hie Instrumentalities developed which are expected to curbi if not the submarine entirely witliin the next Admiral went further than any other by predicting that the submarines would be Hilled by At the same be warned heavy ship losses were to be expected up to Secre tary has Insisted bafore the senate committee that a million and halt troops could taken to Franco and Itept supplied during His re plies to the questions as to where the tonnage for the task was to come from have indicated that there was some in formation at hand which he did not care to disclosing tho now implements that have been developed to meet the submarine navy officials have pointed out that all of the lines of effort started when Vie United States entered the npw on the point of bearing Addi tional destroyers and patrol craft are beginning to come forward some cases more Dian a years time lias beep saved hi destroyer construe more heavily armwe4 fitted device that has been are being rushed to the support of Vice Admiral SJros OF ALLIES MUST BE CLOSER if becoming more and more indlepentable that the problems of the war be con sidered as a and that plans be decided upon at a cenrtal said General who has just been replaced as Italian delegate to the supreme war council by in an interview with the Matin on his departure from of all the belliflerents mutt be made even G3 of War Sees Near Approach of Battle on West Bakers review of the military situation in Europe issued contains statements which are inter preted as meaning that longher alded and widely fidvertised German drive on the western front may sprfn After pointing out thatGermany has to the strength of the Boche front by bringing up new divisions from Austria and from the Russian State of War Has Been Declar ed NonExistent and Army Demobilized AN ULTIMATUM TO OF UKRAINE TERMS has de clared the state of war to be at end and has ordered demobilization ot Hussian forces on all to a despatch received here dated on The despatch follows The presi dent of the Hussian delegation at to days Sunday sitting stated that while Russia was denting from sign ing a formal peace it la declared the slate of war to be ended with Ger Turkey and giving orders for complete demobilization of Russian forces on all Ultimatum to Press learns that confirmation haa been received in Russian quarters in London of the sending by Germany o an ultimatum to These ad vices say the ultimatum was presented Tuesday and expired Tha foreign office has received word that the Rumanian cabinet resigned Recognized By statement that France aniTGreat Bri tain have recognized the Ukraine re public and sent diplomatic representa tivesthere is contained In an official statement sent out by the Russian This la Present Plan of To Raise Patriotic Fund govern neut has given attention to its made necessary largely jecause the province has undertaken the raising of the Patriotic than y other single subject since the leg slature was The trouble s because the bill is one of and because it applies both o city and kud because it is of a temporary lasting perhaps not more thnn one year or It is officiallyreported that the gov ernment proposes to raise the larger part of the fund from i land dis tributed justly over city and rural pro It will also place an income tax af an indefinite amount upon what has been described as unearned That is tlie present of it may Ue changed a number of times before it Is Introduced into the eluding continued activityalong the Lorraine sector occupied by American ThdUgh no actionsof more than local character were he it would appear that the long deferred offensive may develop simul taneously at different the line as a result of these Secretary Baker expressed profound appreciation at tlfe valiant work of the britisli pavy in saving the lives of American soldiers on the there heavy fighting entire front during the last Doubt tlie govern Article Was Suppressed But Has Now Been Released For CHIEF OF STAFF FULL article attack ing the submarine which was suppressed by tho censor last has now been published with sanction of War Minister Von Stem by Kiel article was written by a Progressive member of the reichstag who declares1 that the submarine war is a failure and discusses at considerable length who responsible for the unrestricted submarine warfare agitation and for he to Underthe Reorganixation trie United States War Department general order outlining the new organization of the American war department and giving full power in their respective merit hero has no knowledge of the rev port that France and Great Britain have recognized the Ukraine republic and sent diplomatic The United States as a cobelligerent lias not been consulted and 6fficials were inclined to doubt the Nothing Known in from anv Russian source has been received in London regarding a peace treaty be tween the Ukraine and the central The correspondents In Pet rograd are as silent on the situation the Bolshevik government and equally as silent on Happenings in theRussian The wireless news agency circulates a that Kiev has been in Bolshevikrhands since February when the rada forces were captured or The statement concludes At 10 nothing ed of the rada but a sad It is now clear that the delegation fron the rada at BrestLitovsk is represent ing a nonexistent To Be despatch from Vienna says that the negotiations AustroHungarlan and Russianx commissions at Petrograd resulted January 31 in an agreement to the efi feet that AuBtroHungarlan civilians detained in Russia and Russian civil r lans detained in AustriaHungary of specified categories faras they bo repatriated as speedily as The specified inr elude women and males under 16 or more than 45 and male between the re unfit for The writer after quoting variety of that the whole agitation was conducted and engin eered by Admiral Von Tirnitz after the latters The article then develops into an attack on Von Tirpitz and thf new Fatherland party getting Germany into this diffi culty and closes the assertion that the submarine warfare might have been a success except for the fact that Von while had neglected to build submarines in fields to the assistants to the chief nf i sufficient numbers to insure staff at the head of the was the adds the i that unrestricted submarine following have been invested with the Order of oinpanion of Michael and George Colonel Military Cross and The following Canadians have re ceived the W IV Witherington Major JJHSmes Privates Smith Wilson and WEAWHEK Uw forecast Fair and 42 3 intc which the staff has been formed irf made public by Secretary JlaUer Chiefs of all corps and agencies ot the military establish ments it is to directly with the heads of the staff in auoh The order the authority of the chief of with tlie war the immediate adviser of tho secretary in all questions relating to the military The planning of the array pro gram in its says the the constant development thereof In its larger aspects and the relation of program to general staft and the entire army will be tbS pf the chief of staff and the war coun The duties of Uie chief of staff will be taken over soon by Major General Peyton ordered home from France to succeed General Bid assistant of who has been acting chief it the absence in Europe pf warfare was always opposed by Von men regardless of age are also included in tlie Ukraine wbjcti is apparently authoritative has been received in according lo the Times correspondent the peace terms agreed to by the cent ral powers with Ukraine provide to grantingto Ukraine a considerablt part of Eastern Gallcia whether Ip version or Immediatepossession not Tho rada also IB to receive im mediately a large loan to be secured by lands for development of which fujll facilities are to bo grjmted Capelie minister of the navy and the to the central imperial chancellor Von Jletlimann CLEAN UP al legedgamblers were arrested by the police here Saturday seven gam men being charged with ing houses and 87 with wheels and about in money was captured SEATTLE CALL IS v BARRED NOW ft new list of pubUtfttioni Jn the United States forbidden circu lation ja Canada is Daily s The Ukraine The treaty with is entitjed A Treaty of Peace and Turhoy on one part and ples Republic on the Article Aust BulBftvia and Turkey on one the UkraniWe peopltns rer public on the other declare that che state of war between them is ftt an endi contvaetlng parties solved henceforth to live in peace and friendship with one Article ou the one hand and the Ian peoples rapuhlio on tlie otfter far as tUese two powers border on those frontiers will e which existed before the outbreak the present war wonarchy ana north the ;