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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 3, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta LFTHimiPGH. MMKKIA __ ns UHPU HF PFAfF AUSTRIAN'ARMY BEHIND THE'I WES NOW REDUCED TOWING HALF RATIONS Blbndin Named as Possible Successor to'the Late PMG. olns Victim .of Assassin's llullcl HOPEOE PEACE VANISHES AND GERMAN PRESS URGES RENEWED FRIGHTFULNESS of The Democrats l Jan 3.--London lie....... In 1'clrngrad dispatches today B of much sutfel inK pec Lv Imposing the al .-cell J'--......- r ltf folincr member 01 iiu TYVIO (onfcrned In bis tnV.inS'Oi The BOl-eral assumption in the sior- I, that llaspulin was nii.1 some of (he accounts u mnllflcilfy that no was. Awonl.l B S story, iwo youi.B drove an auliiiuoblle on Ihe limbi ot n, ilav-fiiiiirtlay to a house on Koromo vavn street, where a man. assiini. Wve been Kasniilln, entered the which then wont lo Ynssunofi palace. ivhleli nwncil by yoinie fililioff, to General Fni CL in... nofr aide lu Kmneror Mchous. Atlcrwani Ibe police beard nnd cries tonlinB from Che, mils" nrueii. Hastening Iheru In ma.e in liulrics. "arcaLEof.-A doir which, were Hini Given by Ihe Management 1 'iir.il Tramways FieM Reason I Meanwhile, -Ad'ordln? I1 version, ,Ihe body 'of tUo .For Discontinuance PUEV10US, numunla "ion'lhrU' wIlHImii be iwo montlia t o bl dl-'d "vcr before llio first crop he .'harvested, mid In thai prlo vallnn o" scale bllbcrlo unknow .be world, save perhaps in Imli ,vill nicseni i'se'f- ii comes lo Ibal. of courh jce will have to bo made on ui iurms. The feeding of be main concern of Ibe central enl- ,.e, not Ilia, of tlie population, as S av be iniaslncil, yel even Ibis tan- nnt be continued more lhan an- six monibs. arid elves fjrav- owners" Have been peel of everything in Ibe way of The army has nol enough ood Co carry 1C through Ihe year. Lo- ,1 aulliorittcs in dilfercnt sections .live ni'litioncd the Kovernment to sunnlv food for ilisiriliulion amonf the poor.' but the government can do nolhlim, Tor thp lullilary jiullionlifs peace contcrem-e were called tomorrow, peace would proft- nl.lv still be some months on. anil i not at nil probable Iliat tho Mock. would be raised In Ibe meantime, il is lo say, while neeoCiaCio.ls were nrocress. "Under cireumstances Ibe nlral powers have bnl a very llrailcd bring aLouC an un- linK as regards tbe conference Tbe people are already dcs- nnii Iroops may become dcs- of IbL- 1 at groat ru'si'l at eTi leer's, which base (hui.-Kim.rts on given with tue .sword." The Vorwnvrcs aays: iicmlnx desire lo continue Ilic war no Choice remains lo tlio German peo lilc. Tin .ero will be no Illusion tha Minim lilt? icfusal lies tbc liope o finally bclns able Co lay prosl'raK-. Ids to Che Interest of I. whole people to frus'.rale tin iho unofficial li'-esb version uf the -is here from I'rorith -o.iu-i'i SewFimiicrs aic imaiiimouB 'n "lilim'tho answer of Ibe entente K vdial was to be- exucclecl Men of the utterances ot slalesinenj of tho hostllo nations. 'Ibe onln on t. einrcst-od Ibal Ihe note V..1-, ,.id- n irnVrind lo Ibe cclllral powers n UTL 3- "-u i enif'illc Icncc liiiin iu ihan hence 'llio sharp weapons musl como ,nto lhe .ciilatcil according to UEnnan opin 1'ii-liicr 10 inflame passions .ea'lnsl the Teutonic allies. In iressly for American ncoijle. ll 1 'JHON. E. BLON01N Morning Ottawa, Jan. Journal-Press says: "The latest suggestion regard- ina tbe vacancy in Ibe cali.net cauBed by the death of Hon. T. C'hase Casgrain -is that Stnator Beaublen appolnt.d stcrelary of stale and. Hon. P. E. Bondm, present secretary ol statt, be made postmaster general. Thl, rentier unnecessary a bye- election and would be following lhe precedent stl by the Laurier oovsrnmsiil when for many years Senator Sir Richard Scott was secretary of Ls Patne states that Hon. P. may be- come poslmaste.- general, Hon. E. I pMenauiJc-l'succeedmg him as secretary, of stale, and that a new iresslv lor 'in Keneral, lhe answer 1.1 retarded js Che sliffesc and most brusiiiic silde, and lo be couched in ,ns culminallnK terms never before ,m. In au international docuuic.lC. All ncwsuiiners ajrec lint tho only Iho central powers can is wUI, the sword, tlial war must be coulinued until the allies lliemselveb sue tor peace.'1 Some See Hope Only "l ,ni .....i. in. henish WoMibalischc "The Ueriuan people (o oo II now Rather round Von llfi The last plea lor Indul ills to tbe ground. All May Define Terras Tbe Cologne Gazette's Berlin respondent considers Ihot no way jefloiien for iortber i.eRollations a niils "It is not yel decided what I government will' do. Bui It Is covernmeiu imnrouanle that Oernwuiy will rman view ill- imnrouanie inai precisely define tho German view ruct to neutrals. J itlaped ill ..nlH took' 'it-uU' In lhe ear. and d toPelro.-isky.lsl.aml. Neva. vcstlgatien- Saturday anil to'lhe discovery ,nt a bole In the ice. traces nf blooil anu ______ nfter.bii I'oronallon as King of new emperor will laM nTre-f' Jan of a pf reacc in hand, and go .lion" .'was nerlin lo'discuss Ibe i-osliion wjtl, r-tllls-hlonllng. when th i oiww William. Newspapers .nonncenienl In. tbe! ,lls enorgeUc attain this end. ami _lt these I hopes are weu .store for the jv.-ers .neave the of Che returned lo Ibe at courl wai Fcvcrclv rcprobaled by I'rof. Ian illoknif. leader c nxocrals in a famous speech .-m -Hi Dnina in XovcniMr. News will not lie is- under It, .resent owner- necessary had Ibelr inc.pliun 1 HUNDRED PERISH London. Jan. l.-bnc hundred per- sons are believed Co have, been drown- in Clennont. Queens and Austra- ,tfd "'inf it adds, "everyone and shocked at. he shal- ncss, .levity and of tbe rrJSni-U1111, 'ere able to .oifer Ibelr i Spile of Slackness Durinjj Ust Half ol Year, the Record Was Good {KCRUITING HV niSTHICTH 1'iflh on lhe ronlo Slill With Total of ft Oltawa. Jan. S.-Durlng the yeilj paal Ihere recruited in CailirlS 11S.537 men for overscan service. De. snitc a very considerable falllns ol( In recruiting during the loBt sis nonths of the year 1016 provided at. most ball of the total of re. crultcd Elnce the outset 01 tha There wa, a normal faliios oft dumiK lie month ot December when the Co- al number recruited was only as ablest for tna previous uonth. MlUtla officials hero polnleil out that ihe last fortnight ot Decem- her Is aKays a slack period for re-, cruillne and tho fact that only "en were recruited durins weeks did not create surprise, is ,n indicatlOB regarding recruit- ing durine the latter half of the year !ho figures for -the various months aro InterestlaB. '1'bey ara as fol- ssu- a-. Uiggesl Ycai- in History of. Olfice Told by Figures Just Compiled NOVEMHEH IS BES'IVMONTH "post office 'business 131' OlllCC Dusiiiuca ,n i ..ren an enormous increase; accord inf. Our answer can 01111 uc 0, fl es by Post on inc nauionili.1- namlv During tbc yea Wfltal iolal this scor only nue r( re- ne'mely, warfare, nf our arms ha_ temperature of o.ur enemies something about normal.- sla'nly Have writlei (ja maklag I b the fever ,ar theires ccoier, .035; ember, 5.791. Slnco ihe commenceuient of Ihe tru-gle recruiting by districts in the ot numbers listed has been as oltaWB- Toronto, 85.354: Manitoba BaEHatchewan, KlnSSjon. 11201- HriUBh Columbia, ifirlllrao Provinces, Alberla. Sl.oil; -Montrcniv-SS.ODS; Londoin fortnlsht recruit- in. by military districts lias" uecn: o, 487; KlngstoD. 307; Jlon real 312- Manitoba 2S1; British M; unib'la 2GO; Maritime 2.V. Alberts lu 33. It Is only uni SaVkaCchSwan, 507; down lo -Pe.ee ta nontns 01 liusincss month by month :nore. Im tiiirs. "Tlic, situation', culminated a few 111 the rcnucbt made for .Lie. I lie' whose. names were no. ilisclo Tl e annnunccment gnes on to st Uni the slnireholnera ol lho_ paper ad r used to consider Che sale unll he Tramways' [raltcliiao later was d a, rd in Clennoni, la I, a fltiod which washed awny Mchadyn, an in inw of age, employe .cthbridge Drewery linlil aliout vear aso. was killed In the Canada Taber yeslerday. He car, when Ihe rear t, struck a pmp. lia, bv a floo wc and all the houses in low Kin" Places says a lleutcr despatch niUane.' HcCy bodies have been recovered. The fined was eaus- by cyclone weather In northern ami Oermany. al Hie id lanor uoniKi......u council went o, record "as.being ol bat .he beat melliou.to lion is not lo sign the registration i New Yejrs iav- "he rould only come to Ihe cnn- chslon that tho confess e.eei, nad been IHn governroenl. Tbe council nassed a resoluuoii cv ucssinc tla conlidcnce in Mr. RlSS and its in ils action on re'isiratioii the dominion trade., con grcss In us Sna ttal ils aciinn bo rcpun'.alci One man oblccted to Ibis mol.M. arc 'the "matter.; iliiB more dcrmlle than nnwn at prcsonC. It is f ,ayi: 'The 1 c rejection makes January Kebruary March April May Jnns July jeptemuei October November jpacnlbcr 43.Si7.33 54.181.09 A. anjl-Harry Convicled in .Liquor In North town vulcnnf'Jair.' net- ic as an accill for a ferine Hanoi i irorn A Mtllz. owner ot lhe 1m- liotei lierc. and Harry Noel, his above 'iverc on Friday be- [or llcccmber was again military dlstricl. Since then there have been recruited id raen in tbal province. Booze Finished French Half breed in Fernie Hotel her IMG bcal by ab S5DOI1 Slainii'saics-iu rKccratsr ir Ho 4.75 Uahisl Money W- leVs issued as aEa nst .10- 10 and money orders paid -JGl.OMJi to Htrald) Hmf aEO from ro a snort, t, nnd editor. rcson. News will not be pnfr clCrK "iverC i iun tur'c Jusllcer of the Peace J. aiarlcs. and fined, the j Caplurc of Hiirsesci and Topcsci in on lhe .West Fronl of the forces arc the neU develop -On Hie strong JUSTICE f V ?1UI J I, ll.l I I til. Ill I VI former ?200 and cobls and Ibe Intter J50 and costs. I! was Hie second of- fence in the case of Mutz. Tbc complaint was lain cii v lives Krbnc'ppc nnd Mrlvor of Ultorney sencral's .IcparlnienL t e stantly Killed on Christ nisbt'by a German ahell. Mine Purchase Bylaw i is Given First Reading Orders would be sivcii lo euncr vltliem anil the booze ordered bs l'-, rom.nlssion of ten per cent bel p charted. Tbc case is the mtl ol its Ikl if in Southern AlUrU and has nrouscd a r.rcat deal of feeling here. appeal from the conviction lias .MI ,_nrv fl.i Tne prniwfBl telaw'lo pur.liaM Ihe Grace Lie for "V another step forward Iliis mor ns when the cily council gave the bjlaj roverlng Ibe unrcbase Ils first read- Ins The bylaw will now EO to be of public at lor approval, if approval, will ha to Ihe ralepaycrs for iauc- hylnw.provides for ibc espinili- lurc of 5130.000 on four Iroiwsllioii A--v-chase of mine. TS-Permanent Improve: 1'roposll'ion Iramway. 555, 000. MUST BE SIGNED Tbc Herald Iras tlirce or Vlisrs In the olfice from cor- respondents writing on differ- ent topics lo which they have nut signed Ibelr names. or pasl two years the ilcr- lias followed strict ruling that no letters will be nlihlished unless signed by Ihn name of Ibe writer. This me is fair, and has been imp.irli- ollv The Herald Is to pmilish -letters from on topics ot Interest nrovldcil they arc sljncd, but will conllnue lo adhere lo tho so long in effect. Moldlvian front on atlactcs were made by ian forces. Today's official annoiinccmcnl says Ibe assaults failed will, heavy losses lo the attackers. i The towns of llarscsci aad well as several hill nosllions. were caplnrcd by the 'Teutonic forces. Quiet en West PHrU Jan. wr.s rather GERARD DISCUSSES PEACE WtTH.'V'uN- BETHMANN-HOLLWEG I ACK OF TONNAGE MAY X HOLD UP THE SHIPMENT D-Llfl for sand nnd v 3Upply Iho city .-werplani for mnre.v London. Jin. n( tonnage fol'ow Ihc scnd- ine overseas of U.M miles of steel rails Ibn Rovcrnmcin has undertaken lo supply t" lhc l-Vcncli. If botloms can be secured. Ihc nrranacmenl 3Upply Ibo cy pow _ tl.au three years. all f tllt u no ,oal is selling lo be of poorer miablJ. uv.ilnnlo on-1 muiv- MARKETS Spol wheal Local track wheat May wheat Local track cats Hay Nan Jan. X'active north and south ot Ibe Somme. Ibe regions of lianvroy ar.OI of dun arounil ncailmnn s Hill and ami also in Xhoilay's comiuunxalion from Clie war patrols wore very acllvc and In pris'mcvs." FiSbting in Galicia Dellin, via Snyvillc. .Ian Ito-Gcrman' rcraainlns forces conduct- ed successful operation in norlbcrn (lallcla, in which ISO Ilussians frerc made prlsoacrs, army bcannnarlcrs announced today. nerliu. via London, Jan. 3. Slates Anibas.sft.gor... Cerar.1 lookauvanlnge. of Vear's call yesterday lo dis- cuss Ibe entente answer to ('.e.-many'a peace proposals ,vlih Chancellor Bcthuiann- The6 believed'' v lo have learned whal possi- bility Ihero is of Germany, j- rcting favorably on a renew- cd rSnueil for conditions of I'eace should United States- v make such a move. cintiv -Lally and Garner, examination yes- rday ana fouhn Iliat aid een sufferins from pneumoniai his i liver' and heart haying been af- ected A man from netlaw oOTimc. be room in which-Wallers died and Uiere were two dozen emntj beer lollies and ono dozen' emply ,ere called 'into ae dead man. Walters and his wile, vllh Hie Itetlaw man, Had been drink- Arli had been u laborer. _ ARTILLERY' ACTIVE Mn. via Eayvllle, Jan. J. leiv activity of a lively Mouse sector ot the fronl. and a successful patrol opera lion near Ihe Lorraine border are re in lodays army hcadql.arle statement regarding operations I., tun Stork Visited the City Times Last Year vc.ir'420 births were registered while several more, at icasl Ja. have failed .oai is lw _.-, Tbe power house engineers arc col. llnually comrlainlne of Ibe qual.ly of coal, which Ins only abou balf the neatlnB quality ordinary slr.ck