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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 23, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta HUN LINE ANOTHER SPANISH? STEAMER TORPEDOED PrepaVedjo Fp Far Back to i Mepl^rtl?ess on the Seille Front TH? CANADIANS ARE ACTIVE IN RAIDING; BAHLE ACTIVITY LijiiUon, Feb.' 23.-(Toronto -World cable),-Pntiiln'ii eleven mllo attack Wednesclny near llic Selllo-river , in Lomlne-has addeil intorest from Uio news tluit the Germans oii that part of the- front have prepared a new lllndenburg; line fur in the rear und apparently are ready to tall back upon Uie fortresB of Mctz from the St. Mihiel salient this spring as they did from the Noyon salient further west a year ago. The ^art of the lliie they �would Blvo up If this movement Is carried out IncUides the sector' near Kivray and Seicheprey hold by~Amer-ican troops. The extreme depth of the retreat on the centre of the line Involved would be 25 miles. ^ The new line selected nnis from Ktatn duo east of Verduu linear tiie Ubihe�Marne^ canal, whore" merican,] troops; first -wept into action and would be 'about sixty miles long, re-.placing a tortuous front of 26 mites. The new line makes the great fort-i-ess � of MeU, the pivot and gives up II the plain of tho AVoovre. ' Cairitidtans Active Canadian\iArray Hearquarlers, Kejj. 21!.- (CanaAlaii Overseas CorfGspon-ilent)-Two more prisoners have wan dered into the Canadian lines stnco my last cable, giving us additional val^ uablo. Identifications. Sent but ais.n patrolling pariy. they-lost their way south of Avion aiid finding themselves (dose to our trenches, surrendered be (ore. being fired on. After our last successful raid the cnem^ .(subjected our front to project �r pft'S'iatt&cks, as welPas bombinl-m'onfxWJthgaa shells. Karly Wednes day BipiJRjngyte launched a ralil ag liltist'oilf ifflbs In the liena .aoctorJ The .attask. AvaSPMueded 'liy :;ari Intense bpmlii��-iime�ttqfeiijt^ trench. It brqieij;: iflt^'tleclslyely Abetore. '' .reached: our; wire/: � 'AHJ-nil^gitHifefrront * general-- ,, activity-is slowly "Increasing,, There has been a great burst of agricultural activity behind'our lines. � The Froiicli farmers In the Canad laii Corps are cultivating land almost ill the area of tho desperate fighting at Vimy Jast;8t)rln^. Madrid, /Feb. 22.'-^The ,8partiih; �Ufirri^r Maria "Caiifpi6': haa'� bean aurik by n submarrns bp.'her way . to' New.York witn a oaroo-of cork. ; The crew was picked up by tWa ' Spanlah ateamer Claiidlo Lopec which was alio stopped by.the.aiib. .marine, but later waaallowad'to proceed. '  _  , The (aptain of.ihe Claudio Lopes---J had the greatest difficulty Ihdiic-t . ing ^he submarine eomniandar to allow him to ciintlnue. Tht.eofn', mander of the aubmarine wanted/ . to sink the Jlner.^ because it waa-carrying a rlumber of, care consigned to the Spanlah-Nortlfprn � railroad, which Is partly .French owned. The Mar-Cdsplo was  a veBpel � of 2,723 tons gross, biMlt at Newcastle in 180!) and owned in.Bilbao. Itmakos tlio third Spanlsll steamer sunk in less than four weeks. Madrid ndvicds Thursday reporleij that .iftie Spanish^ government - would publish the text'of notes ,sent, to (lie German government concerning the sinking of Spanish vessels. G0VT.1NW Miners' Convention Voted Their Faith in the Fuel Commissioner of West Will Nationalize LP. and G.t.R. But Not C.P.R., Is Report Meither Will There Be Any Embargo on Export of Wool LIP DEPLORE ACTION OF MINERS'UNION AT DRURiHELLER Calgary, Feb. 23.-Sir Robert Borden has telegraphed the miners at Orumheller that the strike settlement is now In the hands of Coal Commissioner Armstrong. It is presumed that Mr, Arritetrong will order the Moodle mine to operate under the ' same conditions as those which obtain in the other mines. Such an order would end the strike. * The Drumheller miners say that they will pay no attention to Instructions from the . Fernie convention ordering them . to return to work. Tliat tlie IJonilnlon. government will not buy the Canadian wool clip, nor will fin embargo bo-imposed to keep the (Wool in the country for the Caun-dlau manufacturer wiio cannot use it .Without sitting up processes which lave not been installed heretofore, is the opinion of Levi Harker of Magrath, president of the South Alberta Wool Growers, who haS returned from the conference �r wool growers of Cuuada \ held at Toronto. * j Th� New'Company Mr. Harker also brought back assurance tUot the government would grade the wool this year as liaa been done the past two years. The new company, to handle'Canada's whole wool clip on a co^opofatlve-basifl is now. all iormpd,-but ^IJ the stock Ja not sub, aVjj'lwd.'i^Mr.'WaYker..expects to have appUcatioR forma-iiivK few days when a campaign w1U,;Vjb; put'f)n anioii^ the 'wc)6I .growers 6Cv�oittl>ei'n lAlbefta' to Interest them'Iu' iff6;prdi�- Pre3ident4;l�rlier.'Sttitedi;that'h'e\vnTi' very sorry-tha�.h^;jyn8.ribt. here to got the4i8naflt;^f jyjr. Wtc6^�?leotur,eB..AsJc- change in the-method of grading'to conform to the iujternatlonal stfftidnrds, he said h6 did n6t think there would be at present, though it the U.S. went ahead adopting the Australiaa. plan it would naturally follow in Canada. Ottawa, Feb. 23.-iHon. T. W. Crothers, miniater of labor> has received a telegram from Fernie, B.C., where the Un'ted. Mine Workers have been in convention, announcing that it was decided j yesterday to order the Drumheller ' miners who have been on strike to resume work. The convention after a resolution to this effect, dispatched representatives to the ,^ Drumheller district to^carry the instructions to the men. ^lontreai; Fob. 23.-La ^'utrio today announced on what it sty.'.es "The authority of a high political pcr.son-ago" that both � Sir Robert BorOen, premier of Canada, and Sir Wilfrid Ldurier; leader pf tlie opposition, will attend an Imperial conference to be held in London in March, La Fatrle says the conference wMl be presided over by King George and has been culled so that the overseas dominions-can bo consulted in cou-nectlo* with tlia allied spring drive and other steps to be taken to effectively prosecute tli^ Mr. vGouin May Enter Cabinet Un^er an Ottawa date lino La Patrio clatnis Sir Lomer Goulu, premier of Quebec, will-enter the union cabinet and Bit for Sir Wilfrid's seat in Quebec &ast. It Is also coiitDudod that another. Important politician will enter the cabinet-with Sir Lomer, and thus complete'the representation in tke cabinet from,this province. FOI|Mrt)T Detroit MIoh.;'' Feb. 23,-Announcement was made by the Ford Motor Corfipany that work was atarted River. Rouge, ja suburb, vpn a ahlfbuilding plant, that is .tvrn;>9ut submarine killers. The buildings, whl^h are to � cover May. It ts understood. thatii^hO:. plant yvlll employ tiatwaanj^tan'.i^nd fifteen thoMsand msn.Thv'vboataican'be launched ina^oan^tcat thb plant land taken >tp ^-tha Atlaptlo ocean by way of tha l^atroit;r|Var and Great Lakes. . kuTHOBITY TO BANKS .. OttPY'a, Fet). 32.-An order in council ha^beeuipaBHed granting the ous-, toniary aijtliorlty to chartered banks to (ssuo esooad clroulation from and luu|}idinf, March 1 to August' 31. A Usiltja'fixed'ot; 16 p^i* cent of the oon^Vlned uninopafr^d capital uiid rest r'^rpservo ^fund. Telegriiph Brief s FLYING MAN KILLED -Montreal, Feb., 33.-Lieut. Wilfrid McGinn, who' was born in Dundas county, On lario, and was aMcGill student beforo- joining the Royal Flying Corps, was kiMed -while Hying in England on Fobru! *; V, � '/ ���t'.n �-' TO RETURNATOf U. S. Buenos Aires, Feb.-23.-Dr,.RomuIa Nfton aald todoy .itUat he, expects to leave In about twO;.weekS. for >Wash ington to i-esumehiB Uiitlbs as Argentine ambaaaadoi- tU!tU.e,U&it?id States Or. Naon was' re$6lxfid tddily' by the president. ,They conversed for an hour and a ciuarter.: Later Dr. Naon had a long conferenu'o wlt'tr the foreign mlu ister. Kngland in regard tn terms for the disposal of their stock. "i-Thal the G.T.Il., U.T.P., C.X.R., and l.C.Il. beoperated as one state-owned Hystem. , "C-That tho ralhv.iy rates he Increased as a war measure, with a prO' vision for a taxation of abnormal pr,> fits in order to prevent undue earnings for the Increase." Nothing Doing Yet Ottawa, V^h. 2;!.-llou. .Mr. Melghon was" asked today as to an account iu a niBi-ning paper purporting to be ihc report of the sub-committee of the council of railways. "The. sub-comnilttee never lins rc ported," he said. "Has It been decided to nationalize the Grand Trunk and not to ifntlonalize the C. V. R.?" "No.' "What about railway rates?" "The same answer. Tlic parties have not even been hero-the hearing was post I poned. I am sure no member of tho Ottawa, Feb. 2;!.-Tlin .Morning Journal-Press say's that so far aa the deliberations of, the BUb-committoe of the cabinet uameid t6 considKv tho railway problem, thoj'plan of gDvernmont action has bebh^detennliiod, but that the report,of� thersub-cominitteo l.s still tn 1)0 reviewed,by the calilnnt. The Jour nal-Prega sayst: ' "Tiio sub-cpmniitton of tlm cabinet which for-tlie inst � niontii has been studying the.raitwny prubleni was com. plotod ]ts'inVc8tij;atloiiK and Kubmltted its report lfl,:Uie privy rouncii. It Is now being ciditisjdercd by tlm cabinet as a whole. % . 'I While nothlnl; official lias beeu glv-on out. it- ir;'un'der.=tooil tliat in tho inaln the recfommQndntions are us follows; . . * '.f-' 'J-That tile Q.P.R. bo nut now nationalized, bt�t\re;tmno(l as a privately owned and oj&eValod .system. "2-That th�!-.a-T.P. and G.T.U. be nationalised, i/- t '3-frhat,*neg�itlationH bo opened government has giveiT the slightest in-with the GrandViTfunk stockholders in tfmatlon on the subject." SEPARATE PEACE IS IMPOSSIBLE New York, Feb. 23.-A separate peace with Austria-Hungary Is not only possible, but It is undesirable, declared 0. A. Henry MIka, secretary of the Slav Bur-'-eau, in an address to the Siavok League of America, whose motto Is "Down with the Hapsburgs" in session here last night. Other speakers took the same position, picturing Austria-Hungary as the willing and unscrupulous partner of Germany. m TO DEFEND THl wim ciiy Ambassadors Will Leave If City Threatened-All Ar-rangements Are Made. TURKS START NEW ' ^ CAMPAIGN FOR THE DEFEAT BOLSHEVIKI EITO 1 \ PLANJ^ COLLIDED Fort Worth, .T�t!ib,'Feb.?;^S,-Jnmo8 Cr. Rlnglaudi �K��' 27, � -lloyal Flying Corps, died today aitd^a\jothor iioyal Filer, vyhoso ifame couldrhot be learn' od, was.Injured^^B afeBul\ of a colli-slon between two' airplanes at Pen-brook field yeatorday.Ringland's home was fttQover, Kneund. . The Alaties collid^a 4tjuii uUllude of about 1,000'f�et,':l>Oth,inBCoal Commissioner Armstrong, made during, a heated period of the debate yesterday, -was Interjected in^o the proceedings by the receipt of. a. telegram from Commissioner Armstrong, sent In rerJy to rin Inquiry oy a delegate, asking the c'ommlssloher \rhether he had any pecuniary Interest in. the Rosedale mine-^that ma by-Mr. Moody. V A Malicious Eatsehood Mr. Arnjstrong's reply was 'received just beforo the noon adjournment and reads as follows: "Tho atatemont tliat I have an interest in the Moody mines is a malicious falsehood." The convention was at ondo' Iti an uproar and 6t.i motion, unanimously adopted, the jjresldent and' Secretary Browne Were instructed J|p'draft o telegram to Mr. Armstrong, Tepu'dlat-Ing any statement whicli would reflect upon the honor and Ditcgrity of the Coal Commissioner. AC the resumption of tho se'sslbn af. ter lunch time the secretary, �^Mr. Browne^ read the following message which he and Mr. Biggs .had drafted as directed. Wire to Borden' Right Hon. R. L. Borden. Premier, Ottawa,,. \ %We, the delegates assembled in au-Hual convention; representing the entire membership ot District Klghteeii, Uiiit^jMliio Workers of. America,.deplore actibn of Drumhelf^rmeti sending message,condemning W. H. Armstrong, coal commissioner, and Wish to go'on record stating that an injua' tico has been done him by those moil at Drumheller, This convention goes on record unanimously as huvingthe fullest conCit^nco injhis ability inflll-liig his offico of trust with lionor and justice "to all concerned." This ^niet with tho. unanimous sup yivvt ot.tho couventlotx and a oopywas I !.t once sent to Premier Borden and to .Mr, Armstrong. ~ - ' V Secretary'a Report .\flor thq final dlsposltioii of the president's report, as' amended, the convention work moved with''aoaoler-atlon and the report of A^ice Prosidont Christopher, and that of Secretary Browne wore road and ndpotod with out discussion. Sec.-Treas. Bruwpe ro coivod �(:he compliments of the oftloer'a report committee tor-tho -verj^^yconglso and explicit manner in whloli t^^Uiad laid the financial and general: q^indl: tlou of tho district buBtnoss^- mik^tor win be bol'oro th� convention tgi'cQiir aidoratlon toitnorrow. ' .Fair � Wage ^Of. licer, F. K. Harrison aiTlvod''Slk'n I on: Send Mone^ Order For Full -Amount-r^^Kiclors Shipped HUNS REFUSED TO , SING NATIONAL AIR Further,: information has been given the Herald by Hon. Duncan Marshall, mlntater of agriculture, regarding; tHe'"Ford Tractors which :ari��:'t�^ber8old to farmers.^'f^iltcost �7^5v*i':�ny polnt;ylr^j|>i(iNfrta. Application/for ' ,thepci''traMiraV|hculd.|M.fM ect' to the"^ag^i�ffiturai#t^part-ment'at" Edmontoi^ aeconjpanied by a.n^arked check or ,money order" for the price of , the tractor. Thej applicatfon will tie forw.ird-ed to Ottawa, and ahlpment of the tractor vvlll be made direct to the London, Feb. 23.-A dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph company from Amsterdam dated Thursday says that according to frontier reports at Bovcr-loo, in BoIglHui, whore German recruits are trained for the front, the officers announced February 17 that the men would leave for Flanders February 18 and ordered them to sing "Die Wacht Am Khlno," and other German national songs. The .soldiers, according to the dispatcli, refused  to comply, >vhere-upon an officer drew his sword and attacked u recruit. Tho officer was .shot and a few soldlei-s suspected in having participated in the revolt were I courtmartiaij^d, -^sentenced to death and shot tho same day. mm Majocv. Andrews Given More By Soldiers' Vole in Canada Preparing For Operation, Was Found Dying of Paroxysms -Inquest Ordered Peculiar circumstances .surrounding the sudden deafli" last night about 11 o'clock ot Ethel Tharp,' a yoiitig Taber girl 18 years ot age, will VesiiU In an inquest being held over "the remains today by Coroner Humphries. Yesterday morning the girl and her sister-in-law came in from Taber, the girl being ill and under preparation for an operation - for appendicitis whicli was to have taken place ot the hospital. The two ladies were staying at Cannery'.s rooming,Uonselnthe old CalhoUc Hectory, Sth St; S. near the station. During the evening they had been downstt^lrs, laughint; and talking. About ten o'clock Miss Tharp went upstairs to l)ed. About 11 o'clock others In the house heard groans proceeding from the girl's rijom.Mr. Can--|-uery, a relumed soldier,-, was called and broke in the door. Tho girl -was lying on the bed in paroxysms. Dr. Lovering was hurriedly called but before he arrived she-had expired. Coroner Hiimpliries. was thea called. Under the bed he found a phial containing some crystals. Whether or not these had anythinif to do with the girl's sudden death he is not prepared to say but heMs havlhgvthevi*-mains removed to Flsitlerly^'s'patiors today, and has order^l-raau-iJiBqil'e'gt. Th'e phial contaitilug the crydtalb ,will be sent to'.the aiialyticalvohemist at Edmonton,'' The suspicionf^.surround-Ing the case has very littlg^pn which to.base itself, especially'tsinlie^'o gliss or cup coiiia be; tlnfr-room from which similar ^ ci'S'itiifs "lioUld^ havo beeu taken. -"i . purchaser. ; The'tractor can pull two '14 Jrich bottoms in the heaviest soil. ,,,lt Is 22 horse power on the pulley. ,and has a pulling power of 1800 lbs. on^intermedlate and 2500 lbs. .on low gear. Aa there are only 1000 at present available, applications will be .met in the order received. A Good Tractor  In response to a wire from J. D. McGregor, W. A. Buchanan, M.P., has received the following message in regard to the tractors: , ' "Pull line ot repair parts will be stocked in eaeli province. Sample tractor sent Lethbridge shipped 21st. Advise all parties wanting Ford trac-torstp place their order immediately with the provincial Department of Agriculture at Edmonton, Price delivered any point $795. I personally have ;io hcsltnlion in saying this vis the*^ best agricultural tool for the money yet designed aud am anxious-tb:8ee as many as possible placed in Southern Alberta because the land is s\iltablo for the tractors to give best results, and an Immediate Increase in oiitput ofwlieat la the most important problem confronting Canada today. "J. 11, McGregor, 'Canada Food Board." The opinion of J. D. McGregor as to the quality ot the tractor ,should he very acceptable to the farmers of Southern Alberta for Mr, /McGregor has farn>ed extensively In the south em part of this province. Ottawa, Fob. 2.3.r-The Citizen saiys election officers are -tvindlng up today the count 9t.the military vote in Canada and that outside of Quebec, where in a number of constituencies, Uio Laurler candidates received a majority of tho soldiers' vote, Hhe overwhelming preddpiinance of the vote was for the government. Hegarding western votes, the paper states that in Winnipeg Centre, where j Major Andrews had the comfortable lead of 14,000 In.the .civilian vote, the military added 1,085; while Ward, opposition, received only iC. In Nortii Wlnriij�eg, Blake, Unionist had .142, and Rigg, Jjabor; only 27. in South Winnipeg, Allan figured on 477 and McMillan 177. Dr. Moiley, In Provenchcr, the only Liberal leading in Manitoba, received five and Dr. Johns, Unionist, 31. In this constituency a great.number of ballots were [)ut nsldp. . . lion. Arthur Meighen, in Portage La Prairie, obtained, sixty and his opponent only two. Mr. Richardson received 2S3 votes tn Springfield aad-Char-rotte, a returneds'soldler, 13., J In British, Cplurabla, the only seat held by the ^ opposition is Skeona, where Peck, Unionist, received 95 and Stork, Liberal, 15. The latter still has t -laO. TOWED CRtPCLED LINER Halifax, ,N. S., Feb. 23.-A Cunard Hner towed the crippled American steamer Clara, 8!>37. tons, 1,200 miles under sucii unfavorable conditions as to ?atabllsli a record in towing. The Clara's i'udder was lost and her mach inery disabled. Captain Fear of the Cunarder and hip crew -probably saved the Clara tron^ n submarine, as i when hor distress signals worie picked up in mid-oc^au Hho hnd beetrdrlttijis tor days Imck^toward the danger zonp through which sho had passed safely. No Danger of Fobd/Famiher-Concentrated Effort To ' Supply Aliies London, Feb. 2u.-The Turkish army In the Caucasus lias begun an often-sive, u correspondent ot the Exchange Telegraph company wires from the headquarter.-! of the Russian army. Tho attack was started before the expiration of tho armistice. The Turks oc-cupletl Platana, and paralyzed the evacuation of the Caucasian array, whicli is now grouped along the coast. To Capture Kiev London, Feb. as.-Austrian and Uic-rainian troops are nearlng Kiev, tho � Ukiuiniau capital now held by the Boi-shevikl, according to despatches from Petrograd in the late editions of the morning newspapers. It is said that Polish leglonaires aided the Germans ' in occup}ing Minsk. Petrograd newspapers, it is addedJ report that Russian soldiers on the nor] them front seized 27trains which'arak being used to carry forty thousand oC � the soldiers to Moscow. The Ger-mai^s are taking no prisoners, merely disarmitig the Russians and liberatlag them. German airplanes, the Petrograd cor-' respondent ot the Times says, are dt.i' tributjng proclamations. calliDg^'oathe Russian people to remain calm and -keep order as the Germans are comlnK to suppress anorchy and to bring iood as soon an possible. Th� Bolshevlki are greatly perturb- ' �d and depressed. Foreign Mlnlattr Trotzky is reported as sick: In cbnaa-. ' quence of renewal of hostilities and ia unable to attend meetings of the couiir cil of peoples commissaries, which ac9 beipKheld constantly. 11' Anxiety to BrKiah Colony ".J This Times' ^correspondent reports; sopie anxiety in" the British colony In Petrograd and the constilato there ia ba* i^g' crowded .wlth^persons wishing. Ifo hget aw.dy." A BrUij,h ijiiUtary>order OX^..-rects .Jill, Bhglls'hmen ot. military wg^^n Who' hay*: been fttftoapted ffom^ ier-vico this time-to hold thems^ivDa rei^dy to Start borne at six hotirs'^nfr! tice.'-Other-.British suhjects, especlali ly women'and chlldrett, bsve ^een ad' vised to leave Russia without delay. Await Events With Calm London, -Feb. 23.-^The Ipbabltanta of Petrograd await cbmlng events 'Witti an outward calm, according to tho latest dispatches received hero and coni tinue to pursue their ordinary business life, seemingly unconcerned. over tha great events at stake. ; . ' The Dally Mall'a PetrogradCcorrea- -pondeiit la.a dispatch ot last Thursday reports a statement that-thfr majority would welcome the Arrival of the^O'er-mans, fearing an outbreak ot, uncon- Montreal, Feb. 22.-Thereis no dan ,--------------- . _. ger of a food famine in any.part of Ltrplled anarchy, riot and murder. The Canada, due to railway tie-ups, as Is feared in the United' Stotes, accord ing to W, M. Neil, goheral g/BorotUry of the railway war |>odrd. The condition overseas' regarding food supplies. It is. declared,: boyever, is such that for tho next/ few weeks a food drive on an unprecedented scale is to be carried on by the Gant^dlan railways iu concert with the admiralty, to supply the-allies. In -Europe. For some time now wh^at .and other foodstuffs for tho seaboard will be given preference absolutely over all other commodities, f a majority ot VVEATHEK High........... Low..........\. ... ,,. I Forecast: Fair and mild. 4S 33 today and was accorded a seat in the convention. , " ' ' The business still to be disposed- of, -whUo not of a uonteutioua nature, will laKo consUioruble time to deal wltlr and it is apparent that the delegate,^ will have to reumlu over to some time dui'lng noxt-wpek, , '..-i- � >  *.*>��>.*;�;*: ' . - VETERANS')MEETIN9 \ erans in tijolrdkb-orf Svn^lmr^i ing that they are experiencing all of -the disadvantages of the Czar'i rtglma �s'ithout any of its advantages.. r,,* ' Will Leave Petrograd , Petrograd, Fob. 22.-The allied om� hassles will leave Petrograd in the event that the German advance tbropt- ; ens the city. They are.ready, however, to aid Russia to tight tlie,Qer- ; mans. The embaagies aro virtually ; unanimous In a decision to break re> lations In any event. ' ^ If Petrograd Is actually threatoneil v the embassy staff probably will pro- i ceed inland with the Bolshevlki gov' ' ernment,, wherever it may go. i No Reilatance ' .^'^.'::^^'':; London, Feb, 23,-In Uie laat twojv doys, the Germans have not met with . a single case of resistance, a Petro.,.;i grad dispatch to the Elxctiance tTale-v graph Company says. Evacuation ToC> the port ot Reval is proceeding' slow-ly, the soldiers declining to aaalst,v4 Tho headquarters ot the. Rusalan -wJBstern army lias been ^toil Smolensk, 250 miles southwest rvol-^ Moscow. The change was mada^la ' such basto that the staff loattotfch with various armies, Further Advance Berlin, Feb, 23.-In their new'taXM'l Ion ot Russian territory,-/the'GeirmBiil^ forces havo reached WnlK; InUvontdv:: 98 miles northeast of Riga, It was/an- .^'j nouUced today by the'German general' t leavenhe city,\yltlrthe BolsheYtRlgov- \h ernhient if,the:Qpr4non8.menncei;.iihe V/ city. Tho. ambassador giive,Vnp;fd* tails a's to) the i>laua of the'dliilQ^MI�rv{� corps, hut; added that^the aovletigpr-ernment was planning to raak�ta>i'^m))ortaho6^ to the association toretoNbatdls- LABOR MEN SUPP08T?Je BRITISH, WAR! _ , tp support �'Itiah 352377 ;