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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 28, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta A iii ;h. ffOKatiiiK tilirty-oiglrt hive .be�h land-efl at Swansej, Milforrt.ttiidtP.ombi-oke. Notto of tho./oihets .Ii�s .been hottrd from. The' JiJlssIne . Irtcludlns Mveu fomalti nttrdos.'  ' nboul mmmmi Members LsgislatureyTo Aid in ^Big Prociuctioir Campaign; Miss McAdams Has Scheme PREMIER STEWART TELtS^ HOUSE OF OTTAWA CONFERENCE ./ ---'\ Jteiiorted That^a G^lman JSavul ' y Force Is On The Way I- 'Edmonton, Alta., Fob.v, 27.-"the Varnmountduty o{ our peopto at the present tlme^a's^ctiltdnR ot Canada la Increased production," declared Premier ,,Stowurt� Jn the beglslature this 'aftarnoou wlion ; luyln^ before tlie riotise a resume'of tho'proceedltiBS of the confereuco dt Ottawa between tho Iiruvlticial premtors, aiA the mcmberH. of tho ' Dominion government, / The next, aiiestton; in Importance .that bad.been diBuussed ho said wak finance; and tliOj.iT^nclusion arrived at \rnfl that'in every .endeavor not only munloipailj^.t .but , provlnclally, the Htri^tegt'ecbiioiDy. shduld be exercised. Xh to thie ^uMoct�f colonization tho, >rest^rn|}We4'^''i' impressed tho iiocQBBin^ot ini'euer care in the sclcu-lion oRxiie^ji^jjle who would be received asK immediate action on this side of tho Atlantic. Thero was* ghe said, the need of co-operation between the. provincial and''federal governments, and it wu0 hoped,there a com-inlsslon . invested with all 'necessary HUtborU^to make a simple^aud reas-onablo sui'vey of all the industrial; clerical, and agricultural openings in the prov.inoe. 7^A8 to tho land'scheme ahe snid that It the count^-y could of-, (er Iiiud :^ithln the local improvement belt, Within settltid ^roas tlte/'a)iould be able to .'take .care of u great m^tny eases of TOturned soldiers. � ' Special Duty But alter dll re-educatlondl worker^, mpldyraeht commUsiona and land achomesshad.dono.their utmost, floods of mou i^uld be atill ou. their hands* men Vho/before the war had walked tlio streets of; Edmonton, and every i_ other qity, in Alberta because tliere was somothing wrong with Uie. social system, of the >country. These men had kept/the; Germans back, they had performed thelf ;;full share. In giving Canada leading Place in the roll of aations.'uTli'eyr could not and would Mtretur^i) to their forAier state, and this mipi power,w organised, trained TMi'l^cted,: was.vcomloK to Alberta a , Mwer,vto-be;reqlloned.:'with. After all, ^- In tho 'great.natural.vesouroos of Al bertn .MlBS MB^^'dams . 8{ild'that the itelatfoii of thisf^manpftwer to Ihese t\f)H\f> ofsindiistry seemed ;ubvloua. "WUy'dlBbftn().^the arhiles," siio ask �d( ';W)�y. nW permit thorn, it (hey .. will to .'engage l|i,peaceful .production operations .under, civiliany admlnlstraK >. (Igni rofferli)!!'the same falrnesH- and L good .Ireatraent tU^t,the department of % mjlltiahM'|-; vrMjloal, upaoiflo, concrete , 4cheii)ej;!.th^lMroi)ld guaj^antee to take .earo of all tlitf Mturning men, and all ' ,. tl|o- incoiBl|it|;:i|ijded; a record tim^ - ioiv:,Uie Ri:qy(i)O.Aip('Albert{i for such'a iii�h:';'di(i|)atcli from Copenhagen. A . Berli&i^ telegraip .ro-coived in Copenhagen eays that >a large German naval forbe bail left � Baltic port and is suwoscd going to Finland. :It was reported some days ago that soldiers of Finnish,desceiiti'ln the Gibv-nian army work beihg permitted and aided in returning to'Finland to help tho government forces against tho revolutionists. ', Innocently Posing As Protiect-or^ of Humanity, Are Really Its Worst Enenriie's QUESTION OF THE BALANCE OF POWER FULL^ DISCUSSED Casualty lists, today contain the name of Pte.-Joseph fountain floras, of Macleod as being wounded. . Pte. .Mountain Horse is a brother of Corp. Albert.Mountain Horse of the Blood Indians, the brave'Indian ' lad who wei\t to the fjont early In, the war and was so badly gassed that be died while on the way home. . . Tho lists also cpn'taln the nanre of Gyonpr John) Vuwin, who enlisted I'Wltliii thei'-ertilleryhere, as being gassed.'"''"'.�" FORCE.HQCi^i:|[N^ Montreal, Feb." 28;-A large number of Domlrifon police, assisted by a nuni ber of soldiers, quietly rwatted at .lu-blloe rink Hast night .'for-the concUi-aion of the Hochelaga St.-Annes.'Mont-real hockey league .game, then when the spectators'started for the door they were, held i)p by thui.uthorities.Somo of the fans jumpedifrom-wlndows, only to,be gathero into the arms of soldiers stationed there in^onticlpatiou of this. The hauLwas sl$;slelghloadb ot men who were Immediately hdrrled to tho barracks. Just ho%rniany;o'f these Will be^put into uniforms oan'.oot toe ascertain^. Ottav^a, Fell. 2?.-Comnjauiier Martin who 'WMJ^bmmah'der.brv Halifax halOior when the ^ exiploslon occurrod', has been transferre^lMo' commander of that'pbrt. ^.He 'wDMeave for his new post In',^ few ddlys. --Ho iS �t^ present in O tf a wtT-^ Commander i\Martin was absent from HalUfUC when the disaster occurred > and'aiVparently is not he)d responsible by the naval au-thorltiesi, or he/would not. be' given such an Importanttpbst ias> Efsqulmalt. R C; PRODUCING ALL : SPRUCE NEEDED NOW Vieteria, �. C, Feb.. 2I.--Hen; T.W f>atullo,\mtiilet�r of lends; Informed  the ^ leilklkVure yesUr. d�y that British Oolutiibla Is rt6w produelng ell the> spruce' supply needed by theilnulirlal.munitions ^oardFrenoh vessels of ipore: than 'l,$^IOQ,'ton8?jVf�re sunk by I enomy^ mlnesi'or sttJIiitMrM^e^jdurlng the 'week ended'Febrii'^ry-2S.> ' ' C : �'*:JWi';^'^'.''.rv':' Nanalmo, BM^;Fb. ,28.-^ conference' pt Hhe^-.ieprdaeutA-tlves oM>*e>boards^ot� tra^e. of Nanaimo,' V�ao(l�V�^�^�nd;';Vic-toria Ueld- here' ItMi nl(l}t' went ,ou reoor4 ael'ttfiioMl''/ to' tUe oeutraliiat'np \ of'\thepilotage aufhority vi;or 'jtite^pciHsi learned 0; with ihe.ntinist^ryofi'igiRrina as-  the ' pllotofe /aut^rltyi^'j; Tho  meeting wits Uiw|i(i^lis'egein/ir Sunday Ij: Irtrts Trom' activities vancQ Inio nonce by the monilim May Deal Huns low Through Siberia 2b. '"'A Rpcocli made to dBvelop tho fcofliif; of the nllles to tscount .Molono and re-'is n.s ii' Tupan'.H pofisiblo �lew 1)1' tho Oemian ad-iKNli! in; ti-.ten^�prinnl paiierg 'The bomlon, Fcl).' 27.-Foreign iSecretary Balfour, replying today to ttie, speech ot Count Von Hortlliig, the German Imparlal chaucollor, regai-'dlug the doctrine tit the-bolancs of power, said lliat until Gorman militarism had become a thing of the past and tliero was in existence a hall or court armed'wllh* executive power making the'weak as safe as tho stroiiK It would nevei=~ be possible to ignore the prlhclplojs underlying the struggle for the balance of power. "If V^n Hertllng really wants to make tho balancs of power antlqiietted he can do It by inducing his countrymen to abandon that policy ot ambitious domination which overshadows the world, at this moment. /"Coming to the third -proposition, Von Hertling say.s, wltVJustlce, tliat tho doctrine of tho balance of power is a more or lesfi antique doctrine. Great Britain has itought time and again for', the balance of power because only, by' fighting could Europe be saved from the domination ot one overbearing and aggressive nation. 1 return-^ to President Wilson's i:ourih principle. Consider for a mom-oht how Von Hertling dfeslres to see the principle, that tho Interest and benefit of the populations concerned should bo considered in peace'lyents. He inentigns three couutrles hewiahes to see restored to Turkey, namely, Palestine and Mesopotamia and Armenia. Turkey Ambitious "Does any, one think that it would bo to the interest and benefit of the populations concerned? Von HertUnK Times says 'it uiiHoiHt.andu that tho statement,orthe .lupanriao foreign min; ister Is regarded In well informed quarters as an n&thoritiulvo rtcclaratlon on Japan's .ipollcy. In Its editorial the Dally .Mull says: "Gcueral'Fpch's appnal to Japan and the United'States ut f:(i-()porate in coii;. fronting the-Oennans In Siberia is dus'^vcred by ^Viscount .\Jotouo as far as J'ipan is'^conccrncd. If an allied expedition In. whkli .lajiaii and America-would-neccstiiirlly have leading parts, could couljrnl Uni Siberian railway and wltbit the i-leM roort�raiHlng and mining distrlch; ;)r' Siberia, a heavy robnter stroke would bi; dealt to Germany's advance. pan's services in the allied-cstuf*.already is considcr-lible; It is ilot Impo.'iHible that she will soon add-to it."f To Be've-. Huge Stores ' '\Vfl8hit)gton,iFob. ::s.-.lapan's mov�) SPAIN SUFFERING HEAVILY FROM SUHS ward a propoeal tor Joint inllltafy np-nralionf in 'Sib6rl^ to kciiii tho vait stores at Vladiviiatock and also thi! irans-SlberHTJi Hallw.iy from fulUnK lulo, tho hands pLthn Oerinnn Invaders of Russl.n.t'Viis Ayidcly (llscimsed toddy 'among (liploiiuttH and offlcialH, hut all were reluctant tii sivo opinions for piibllcatioft. Opinion In London that the dfiflara-tloi' by the '.lapancsn foreign mlnlator Count Motuno, in thi> japanoae diet could only bo interpreted a.s a declaivi-lion that .Japan was aboulf to Intor-voiK" Was regarded ;ts further ovl-donco of'tho ncKotlullons now prococd-In't; between the cu-belllKorents to miil'-o the action of aii internationiil {.�"rtaractt-r probably Including the par-tioiputioa' ut Au!orI(;un forces. Russian ropreaeiitatlves hero oppose action by the Japanese in Siberia, bnt the co-bolHgerentB nu-- thoroughly alarmed lopi the Vat t rinanMties of s-:p-plies piled up at Vlad'.vo^iock, bought and paid fpr wlili Anifii-ican cash, [.tlhould fall Inio.thc hands of the Germans. ^ , ' Madrid, Feb. 28.-The Spanish press announces today wiihout official confirmation the torpedoing of the' Spanish steamer Sarnlero. Efforts to obtain official confirmation elicited the commont: "Submarines obtained better results egainst Spanish shipping than against Italian and French last week." MBCONVnON UNS HAiei HEIR / SPAIN'S,GOVT. RESIGNS Madrld,* in tlid west is occupied .entirely with performiuK atrocities ann'vdovas-' tatlons. . o Austriti's Ideas , Zurich, Feb. 28.-^A Vienua dispatcli to the Munich Nuestfe Nachrichten: says that Chancellor 'Von HertUng'S; speech Mueets with general 'approval of the Vienna press. Tlie Arbelter Zeitung agrees to most- of- the chau? ceMdr's statements. y * 'l .1 "Political circles notes,.'.' addsT the dlspatdli, "that Germany* at thlsimomi ont is. developing her. greatest atrength' and>4s \glvlng'cleur proof of liter love for iieace. No German' could havo' spoken morevfrankly than i-V6n' Hort, llnsr." ^ \ " DKMEMPTA^ Dangerous Condition Sets in- Slightly, Improved This _ "."Morning � Calgary, Feb'of"t''K, Th9'0rder alsg.pwvidesthatA.q Franco by-.Brazil. Foreign , Mliflster Pichpn,-in ; s,uppoitIng tho pn9nsure, s'nid It Wasihe fli'st transaction between the Froni>ith Germany and was a, g��n}iine tlomoii-stratlou of Urazll's frlendshurtowafd Franco,- - ' ^ HUGE SEIZUftE LIQUOR  Calgary, Feb. 28.1pWh�t 1b regarded as the biggest Boizuro:of liquor yet nvi(Ve In Calgary was'malle last night by city detectives.;: The,, detectives made the discovery of, a boptiegger's dache in an unodcupied'housa in the east end and captured 120 (iuortsot the befit Scotch whiskey. > ' * Canadians I^ake Part in : Many Successful Raids Canadian Arii�y Headquarters' l>i the Field, Feb. 27'.-llaidlng, the enemy l)>' night and day; Catiadu In the field 'is-cpntlnuing the policy:of tronch activity'. with; marked' Jio-fewer than throe yiida. have beei{ 'carried, ou^. ini; the lii,6t 24 houiw,'nottlug^ub enemy; prisoners and' a machiuegun..' . . . With tjio. Buppojyof,,artillery-an, o�-fleer and of. t'lie'iNova S(jo-tiia troops attaokeA aiT'on^myi'po^ltlo'n, In bens last nlght,>vCreeplng*^througl| the ruins, of tho'vi^laSQ t^iey;first shot and lulled ah� enemy"Isnlper, Theu.-an: officer.; and , thre'e ni6ir, breaking' thj-ougb the rbreaoU;:Iffi/tlio wall,'.enter-ed'a shallow, enemy tri^riohwhmgtouiv of the enemy we�''o, killed. QtherSiforC'i' ed to" take shelter .were; boifi,Ued. In their dugouts. Th singlo'Hun luthp enemy bombing poijt.wlioshowedfIfelUi Ror��'MtS: Fair!! made a good stand uuiil finish^^ ;wuL;i ft'grenndo.' Th'en,''aaktng thaiv'pylSpA^ eW'with'tliem, th().p�rty wlthdrewi-Jol-lo^ved ;bysharp. Gerinau" artillery biir-rage. Only one W, our men waa ellglit- and no prIsonOl'S-wore secured-. Mshltobrf^ Meii V At appv^sixlmately th6 same .time Jlanllioba troops {^l8o wore;carrying out a daylight rllld, In. \vhieh. they were successful in entering ain.'.enemyposl' tipii^nffrBeciiring a jniacliino gun abnh' d6n^,by;tho Bo.scho,' who-had retired. ':;^Tho'artillery continues litsi'Aisual nc. tlvtty- while the enemy rVhelled^LteveH [�yesterday for practically i.tjie- whole doyr turlhor.wrockiog tjll^-vjllage. r.'s^Vhlle enpmy airplanes; liave/been lesij active, oui'*own�n4chittes been very busy, conilndally ;cro(iBinB (he enemy lines. - ,  , - . British R{ilds .V -Loudon, Fob. 28.~i"13ngU8K troops (iiirrled'out n successfut ;('aii4 U^^b^' u'g'^t against the-euemy'strenQUefCon'Qra^n-j Ittnd^lliU,.north of th^lScarpe'riven!' saya toilay!s wfir offlcoTreporl.^VT.welvo prisoners and a maohlneicumvereybauT' tuNdt by^ us, Bngllfh'nnd' ^'^ScvVtinh; troops also raided Gern�an4iK)^||,1ons in ilio southern, pprtlpn�jiOj:i',Hou(,l^ol8t forest find brought hicfc.twetve'fprlBon-J The Ukraine.- Tho proclamation ,lis-' serts that the troops at the froiH liave , pulled tliemselves together and*; 3iM now are resisting tho^invaslon. Advance Proceeding Berlin. FiSb. 28.-T-Germany's.niJliti operations-on tho nprthern Ruis front are taking their: normal course;-' the Gorman - general staff annouiiced' today. An.Esthonian regiment i^as^-; nlnced itself under command of ;,tli9 ; German staff. / *� ^-^ MEN ELECl m Ottawa, Feb. ^8.-Overseaa sol" .' diers' votes received this morrflng , �. -elect Mclsaacs, government candl-,'^^ .JP date in Kings, and Nicholson, gov-. eminent candidate in Queens, p. , . E.I., increasing the ao^ernment > '.siill majority to sixty-four, ., ete possible:-nl ^ toHALTIHEJil . \>npouver,,Feb..28.-elt;tho yictorlit>J3iJ Metal Trades Council concurs,tojil|tiit.'' In the decision of the \'anco�iver Metal: Trades Council, lueetiAg ot la8t'aiig)it;>i' there will bo tip tictWn towards callthS:.;".^ a strike nBtIl"'s�n adjustment itoart/J'gS appointed jjesterday by the niinlster o1S?i;*| labor lins iiud reasonable time in whlcht'i'^ to endeavor to settle th^dispute;- Thoy delegates of the Vancouver "board 'e')^;,: press themselves as biiig desirous%Li^ ev.ery way to settle'the matter .wilbbKe'^ interfering >Y.itb the: progress- of Jshifl building, NO ITALIAN LOSSES i^-^H^>J Itpino, Feb. 38.-Italian' shipping'was immune from Garnaan submarliies'tSr" mineis ^11 the week endedFebriiarysii! ' VALUE l.iVE8TOl3K :� ir^'V - ''�''^^r^'kiA OttawiV,- Feb."27.-^lri 1917 ;'f^| first ;tim0 the total value?of formtl stock in Canada exceeded Atne'-bllll 'dollars ^ ''.'If^'t , �:�;'! 'R.' 'c; >iRcSB>B>iCi^''nl(^ii ' '�,.1,"^"'. ''"'/" '1" ''��'�'f--"^v''''--''^-'/'''i'''i''-'^^'' * If'hlladelphla,;? ;Pa.;.;j?eb;^i'2r;;?^M| >iost Rev. KdmonU .jhr�inula.?Prena|i^f:j, part, Rpmari QAAm ^imiiliiio^l^tf .dinln'tes. -1 He .was 70,years' oig,^^ ^4 |;';?'te:>i*;?f ;i'''iSS^ Amsterd'ttni, li^eb. isf'r^qui collQv Von Hertllng'iJ de^lf'' any Intention by Gerumnyid tnWJshherself in Kethouiavi  LlVonla, sftys tho Fmnktuptfir--  Zeitung, excludes inlsundur-  standing. It adds^ r I ' It must now'be^st uiuad there lis; noufunaaiiifutal||,i( 1 14622832 18322948 19 7117 ;