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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 20, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta ' LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. WEIXNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, IJHS NUMBER 60 ACCEPT THE OFFER OF BOLSHEVIKI NOW '"^SpeecK on Military Situation Accepted With Satisfaction Though Little Enthusiasm i I5HARP TILT^ WITH FORMER PREMIER ^ i DURING THE DEBATE Food CoiitFoI Faniine WInnlptg, ftbi "It ! food contfel or famlno," was tfi� mM-� Mgo from tha food eontref board of Canada, raad by Mra. Jean MuU drew laat avaning befora the opening moating of the annual Convention of thalTome eoonomica aoelety of Manitoba. " " Lonaoii; Feb. 20.-A majorHy of the jnornlng^papers accept tho atatemo'nt tnade in the house ol commons yos loiday by Premier Lloyd George as^'a tiatiafactory explanation and entirely ipprpve of tho A^erBalllos conference und coBHlder the whole incldont , ttraigMened out. Hostile newspapers tre iinconvlncecl and continue their 'tharp criticisms, but seem resolved to ai'copt the situation. "^he Debate'In Parltame'nt l^Ondon, Feb. 20.-The war minis !�% the EarUot Derby, giving an ex-jjlanatloii of llio toilltary situation In th^oiise at lord!) snld there was no iiuestlon that thcpowors of Gen. Rob-ertsou wdre belijK redyced ^but that I he "general resigned because he 1 bought thfe scheme would not worlf. Uoneral Robertson,himself had placed H. plan before the supreme war council tbiit it was turned down by tho military advisers of the government nnd by ovnry oth^r member of tho al-llpd council. K waa'a case~Df "accept my terms or lose' my services." Barou Buckmastor denounced the "jiersonal dttacks � of th* Northcllff'e press on,General Uobertson. He de-claKod' that Nort^jcllffe could havfi (Stopped the press;campaign by lifting: his finger, but ho did not'choose to do it. \ � \ ^ , Surmounted 'Another Criaia K London, loard tbdajf,:>rhe l)9t^o6mprlBea Ipr the moat part ?�rtiqUs of wearing apparel, house,f�rn�ittlriB� andnlruga ....., which are; not �uWeotj,to.;tbe Rationing ' TorhiUh Vfiii uii.n "Sfo^"**^* now Under disouaslon with NfhoZtof\hehealirs�days �^ countrJeai Shippers In iho � of coa^ .rcSnJ^for, Cn'"Sf'X^XertaX 'o'verZa iho present winter, and for Vlntors �\ tiTn A,�S^?rt.^^5.,.?JL.f to come. This was ^ho public report LTi,�L* ��;^^tnl^^ ^ ..t a Htateipent on the fuel situation  made in aiT-lttterview last night by T. 1^" Proouwd trqm tHe Mr"', trade board ; Ji\i Barrett,^ pfesld^nt of tho Peunayl-vpnla Oentral Cos} HJompany, who ar-rtvod in Toronto Yesterday. ^ "It iH all uonaense," aaid Mr. Bar-rett,/when aaked/U It w�B true, as . rumored, tbai;\CKnUda would not get > DO per,'uent;o(.hw normal supply next ti wluter,. .Coherem ' for 8uc\i n,s,tj);teroV}ne,'",heTenUed.- "There 5ir;�p^Hb'(ln'd�'ndB' 61 You i might  aa Wg|l,9a'y there will he no'bread n^t' '��rlnlter,'5\vhei> there is plenty of EXCUtE -not; ACCtHTlD, + *' , ... , ..____________..'v �  CalKarj>y,.ir?b/>19.'^In',the ox-emptiqp ,|ippg�> oaae pji R, H,  OarJetou,'of .Tajier, his, father -wrpte tUfttf.he(^[ieede^*hljpj on^  BtrtigKle to secm'e for the world jua�'�" ""^^^^'^'"^ Property. ' tice, freedom and democracy," ',____ ' 9UT3REAKS against jews in russia EXPERJONSEX 1Y||NA|| Calgary, F�l>w20.-W. L. c'larWi-r of Leimlngton, Ont,, waa appolntr. ed night by the Alberta Social, , Servlca. League aslthe officer In charge of ae)^ hygiene and vansr-eal dIsetfM in this province., miiilivE TO ITALIAN FROW London, Feb.- 19.-(Delayed).-Tho official, statement from British headquarters In France and Belgium tonight follows: "A hostile raiding party was repula-ed successfully . early this morning south of Armohtleres. Beyotod artillery aqtlvlty on both aides at different parts along the front, particularly southeast of Ephey and south of Ar-mentlerea there is nothing to report." Another: Repulsed London, Feb, SO.-A Gorman raiding attack bu British posltlona near Ar-leux-Bn-Oohelle, south''ot Lena, waa repulsed iVat bight byj the British, it Is announced officially, want' control factories canadians with the mperials HONOe. Many Canadians With Imperial Forces Have Won Decora* tions DISIGT BOARD ORDERS M� BACK 10 WOl Miners at Diumheller Stiuclc Without Proper Permission and Are Ordered Back DISTRICT CONVENTION ^ AT FERNIE UPHOLD ACTION OF BOARD Calgary, Feb. 20.-A Drumhsller despatch states that at the request . " of fflayor Fuiton'of that town, Sir Robert Borden has issued an order that the Moody mine be placed on the same oasis In respect to wages as the other mines. This order automatically stops the strike. London, Feb, 20.-Canadian.'* serving wltli the Imporiala have received the following honors: > " " ' Distinguished Service Order;-.Captain William Baiter, Flying'Cprpa, formerly of the Mounted Rlflqa, already received the Military Croaa and-bar. � Bar to Military Gi'Oaa'i'-eMajprrJiaa, Oemmlll, Engineers; Captalii "iPprcy Miller, Royal Irish, formerly'liingatori, belongs to Hamilton. ' Military Cross:-Captain ' E, Mc-NlcoU, Weat Kents, formerly Canadians, killed in .Tanuary; Captain William Houston, Highland.Light Intan-. try, belongs to Bdmonton, .-wounded this month, -� \ Bar to DIstiguished Service-Ordei^ Lieut. Col. Lome MoL4ughlin.,- Dlstlngul8l\ed Service Order:--MaJ. Albert Carter, Flying Corps; Major Archie Brown; Captalna Crawford and Ross Macpherson.' i\ . Bar to Military Cross:-Captains Frederick Leas, Thdmaa O'Kellyi' Majora, Samuel Lount and Richard "Worrall; Lieutenants . Andrew, Anderson, Artillery; Irvlu Hall, Mdcliine Guns, and Henry Lord. �  � �  � * Military Croaa:--Lieutenants George Adams and John Alrth; Captain Porcy Band, Captain David Clarkaon,- Captain Chester Commina;- Llejitenants Cljarles Bate, Arthur Boyesi Victor Bunn, Gordon Carmichaelj Duke Dillon and R. D. Chester. ;;Rome, Feb. 20,-(Mail and , front la likely to be,divart�d at tlip. Inur te ^. - ��yanthlnur te the Italianrftohf difiralase^vwUh theiotuW  ana will ba oempallal. to yiall|v V ground unlaga they .rM*lv�i'0nfg. X- ' ^ ^ . , . > , 4* s ground unim they,f ' �.  *  * � aid. Stockholm, Feb. .20.-Furloua outbr�aK| against the Jawa in various parte of Russia are d^acribad 'In'raporta received by the Jewish ' p.rcss bureau here. Bloo'dy pogrom*,are aaid to haVe occurred at Lublin, Raskoff, Tachefklahl, Tlr-aiapoland Komin, , fresh foodstuffs for the enemy "Vancouver, Feb. 20.-Govornmont control ot factories and output concurrently with conscription and> allotment ot labor la advocated In a report ot a special committee ot the B. C Munufacturera Association submitted, last night. r Tho retoramendatloaa \of the committee were not adopt'ed, it being decided to lay the onllro,report over for next month's meeting. SEIZE FIRMS OF alien enemies Amaterdam, Feb. 20.-In an ad-dreaa to the lower houaa of the , reieharath at Vienna,. Qr. Von ' Scyciler, the Austrian prairiler, declared that under th* paaes.ireaty with the Ukraine there had bear\ placed at the dispoaal of the central powers the Ukraine's Burpipa of'agricultural produeta. Thia aur-pliis, the premier assarted, waa gr'aatar than the central'powera, at 'the moat favorable estlniat*, could .irapaport.^ i China, Feh. MorRoperta^ : reaiihing here today fre>n:t|ta .tfls-^ - Vtrlctg' t�rlh4uM�e;;l�gt .^iiinfldiiy show-ijfmt low ofllfA nil'l���vy damato.VoawUlng. Two Manilla, p.-L, Feb. 20.-Acting on behalf ot tho custodian, of alien euemy property, Gov. Harrison today seij!-od nine German and Austrian- firms in Manilla, naming o(ie British and eight American rocelvera. Tho provincial branches of these houses were closed and placed in the hands of the constabulary, pending action by the receivers.^ � . . CZERNIN TO GO TO rumania Amsterdam, Feb. 19. ~.;Counf Czerniri, the Austrian Hungarian foreign nrfinister. Is proceeding to Rumania at an early datO: accord* ing to a Vienna diapatchM'ln^ ror aponse to Rumania's exprasaad* wish to enter into preliminary dis> cusslons with the central poward regarding the eventual conclualon of peace. ;" ^Representatives of 'the. other powers in the quadruple alli^noo are. also going to Riimanla. ^ � germans may ; attack fipiland London, Feb; 19.-Rumors aro current In Stockholm^ according "to a dispatch from Copenhagen to the i Exchange Telegraph >, Com'-, pany, that the Germane Intend to intervene at once In Finland. The 'belief prevails at the.-.Swedlah capital that ths German -,aetlen wi(l be directed agalnatithetunoc, copied dlstrlots of Courland and'i Esthonia in conjunction with .a great naval attack In the-FJnnlsh �Vguif, ' ��.�(*'� ^:v-'K-; REACHES VJENNA Amsterdam, Feb, 20, -, Oeu. A'on Kuesmanek, German commander of the Auatrlau garrison which defended the Gallclan fortress pt Przeraysl up to the time of ita surrender to the Russians,la March, 1917. has arrived In'Vienna after three years in oaptlv-. ity, according to a despatch from tlie r-monlu, Austrian dapitni. to convince''every one that the'district. '.  | .officers bad a solid'support f^om^all - , ;| parts of the district outside .of tho | Druntheller locals, and even the.dele- ? gates from that field, were brouKht:tu '� see that they had'made'a mistake and 1^ a majority of the delegates from'that , field lined up wlththei-dlstrlot at'th�  % final count. � _ , g Order Rafumptlen Work', ^ ' � Late this attemoon the recomag� i| dation orderlns Immediate ^resumpljlou of work in the Drumheller-.field, ev . K' cept at tho Moody property .was adopt*, 5 .ed by an overwhelming majprlty. jn., . ^, j| i Every Phase Dloeuaasd ' J /Every phase of the dlapute arlslnr - ^ out of the action of the manakoraent') ot th^ Moody mine, which haa.anesr-''' ,4^epftrtment of labor thT^Mil^ WP/lpVl jarnipent employmant'�:iterTipr' ""-ri^nflns to bring intOft^n^go meo and tti� Vii�[)S^I without.thO'use of a single,Als^ respectful remark. or: harah\-criUc|Rm,^ upon atry ,membei'. of the ,copTntlp^7�'-~-�~'' tipiij.recentlirj; adopted' a.l ������� >for thelespulatop.trim:" pr.auy 'onaf.{>t^�iBg Icyiot tlip^l'altod.^Ml 9452 51 77 04278850 883??0 ;