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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 10, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XI. LETHBhiDGE; ALBERTA. THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 1918 NUMBER 25 GERMANY IS STILL MJmOEUVRING FOR PEACE mm RATES fiflilOEECT Will Be No.Stay in Proceecl-ings While Appeals Are Being Heard FULL DETAILS OF NEW INCREASES ARE NOW GIVEN �>� � '^LUTHUANIAN INOEPENDENCe > ? ? New Yortt, Jaii, 9.-A cabin-Kram aayttiK the^indopontlenco of Lithuania from Russia whs declared by (he I^lthuanlan ^ Inndserath on Jan. 8th waB re- * celved hero by P. S. Vlllniont, preildent of the LithunnlSn Nn- * Uonal Council In thifl city. Tho meaaago/ came from Dr.' .John KslupaH, of the Lllhaanian relief coniinlUee atyay , 'Bysteirfs subject to its jur'sdictlon, ' may, by now tariffs to bo sub'mltted for. the board'*i^proval and the pub-J Ucatioti in the Canada Gazette, sis re= quired.!*' sections S27 and 331 of. the Railway Act, and following such approval and the publication made ef- , foctlve not earlier than tho first day of FdbrimiT. 1!>18, bo Increased as fol-\Iow8: "Standard passenger tariffs applying between stiitlons on railways east � of and Including Thornton, Alberta, and oast of and including tho lines of the Ganndiati Northern Railway be-, tween Bdnionton and Athabasca and tho Canadian, Pacific Railway between Edmonton and Macleod through Calgaryi where the existing standard ' toll is less than throo and one halt cents pel' inlle by fifteen per cent subject to a maximum toll of three and I'orty-f'vo hundredth cents, per mile. "Standard freight tariffs.In tho province: of Albevta west of and Including Ganmoro aiid ]�idsou, and In the province of*B.rItish Columbia, ..exceptlnit "between ports (if call on tho Arrow, Slocari, Kootoijay and Okanagan LiakOB. and  Uio Columbia river, also the standard freight tariff of tho Edmonton, Diinvogan and nrltish Columbia UuUwi^yCmnpany by ten per cent. ' . "Standard flight tariffs of railways east of and'including Crow's- Neat, Brillsh Oolumlila, Canmoro, Alberta, ' N6rdegs/'Al\>erta, and EdBOu, Alberta, also thoBO applying between port of , call on the Arrow, aiocan, Kootenay and Okahae;an Lakes and the Columbia liyofc: by fifteen* per cent. 'Aiid'It is further ordered, that, in the interest of uniformity, tlje only .- fractional iato, (if used) in the said standard fr^rjjht tariffs bo tho half ,cont, to be accounted the equlvaleut, inoluslvely, of' twenty-five hundredths to seventy tour hundredths of accent." �'Jtn ro(jue8t;�ig leave to appeal to tho supreme court, Mr. Chrysler said it was tho dokilro of the Manitoba gov-ornroent to'f the third division C.R.A. There It no surprlte here over his rapid advancement, as Geit. Stewart was alwayt recognized as an urtlllery officer of the firtt order. He went to France in command, of the 7th-Artillery Brigade; in the winter of 191S and up until, ' August 1916, being located at St, Elol. In August 1916 he was. transferred to the Somme and was wounded in October. When he came back from the hoepital, a reorganization of the artillery took place arid he was placeH in.^'>'�i-mand of the fifth brigade and p*r-ticTpated In the greac vn-.o.j of VImy Ridge. He was acting as Brigadier-General of the Sth division ,at Passchaendaele last fall and he has now been appointed to the permanent rank of brigadier-general of the third divition. Lethbridge is naturally proud of Its distinguished soldier. He is. si.mply fulfilling the expectations of those who knew hit military ability. Siyf|ii as4he Go-between � -.--^ , ^ ^ Pelrograd, Jan. 9.-^The "German delegations in Pet-rograd are^ reported by the Evening Post to have got into touch,with the Swedish legation herc and to have expressed the desire that Sweden act as a go-between with Great Britain, France and Italy. U.S. Has a Big Army Ready 111 France for Service Now WaBhlngton.rJain. 10.-The Unltedrisanlze the man power and the mater ' *^ -------- _�1._S ^J^L--__I, , ----J 102 Majority-Will Raifle $73v 000 jPbr New Gen-erator The ratepayers 6t the city yesterday carried by a majority of 102 the bylaw to raise $73,000 for tho installation of a 1200-k.w. 'turbo-generator at iho city power house for additional power for the city conaiiraptlon. Tho vote was not large, there being only 120 ratepayers voting. The. vote was as follows :i North Lethbridge ... South Lethbridge^..-. Totals '...... .... For; Against. . 46' ,16 C5 ' 3 States now,bat In FYonce an army of "aub8tantlal"'sUe ready for active service; Secretary of War Baker told the senate war investtgafing committee today. Officers and men, he explained in a statement-of tiie motjlltzutlon accomplishments, have been trained especially for modern/wartore, independent,; lines of communicatiou of supply'are ^ 4i � > ^ THREE KILLED IN ? COLLISION ? Austin, Texas. Jan. 10.- ? Three persons v/ero Klllod and ? eleven Injured this morning tn ? a-rear.end colKsIon between two sections ot the "Katy" flier ab^ul fortymiies northeast-of > here. First reports placed the > number of dead at sixteen but this later was denied by'otflc- ? ials after investigation. (CONTINUED ON PACK SIX). Cleveland, 6hio, Jan. 10.-"U'ls ^1, ways uijwise to predict the result, pt ii'n unkhown peril," Sir Frederick Edwin Smithy British attoriiiy general in an address here last night, referring to the massing of German legions on the western front, but the allies await the fittaclcavith supreme confidence. ; "Throe and one-half years of :,war have taught the French and British soldiers that, man tor man, they can whip, the Germans anywhere. "The superiority of a German as a fighting unit is an exploded myth.;Tbe psychological effect of this knowledge is far greater thai that ot c^culated terrorism." " y "As guessers, of-human psychology, "Sir Frederick characterized the Teutons as "the stupidest of �11 nations." PERSIANS IN BERLIN.: KNCHAmCKA 0F14GDAYI0IHE MH,DISTRIGI]8 As Result of Recent Enquiry-Retroactive to December 1st A further increase of 14c a day, re^ ___ troactlve to December 1st, has been eomeo�ouB'~i^vnB attained, for two jcranted all the miners in district 18, purposes!" he iud. "In the first place " " " n�n,irv the-Amerlcaai'Speoplo are entitled to know of ithtfigjBplendld �fRectlveneas with wljicfrtiafji' have beeauible to oiv as a result of the most recent enquiry Into tho,cost ot living, periodically con ducted by Commissioner Harrison and his assistants. This will make a total of 34c a day increase that the miners, have received [Tmder the new' arrangement which provides for these periodical epquiries and '.ItupBra^es-mccordfagly as the in-crea'8e"1h prl�8 - of necessities takes place. t A(*Pe ^� I**** Herald) r Medlcne Hat, Jan. 10.- Returning officer C.~-W. Smith ai}-nouneed the nstult of the civilian vot�'in Medicine Hat constituency at-' follows: Patton, Socialist, 480., Reilly, Laurier-Liberal, 3513, : SIfton, Unonltt, 6598. Hen. A. L. SJften thus haa a majority of 2095. Ill MORE .CQNCILIATORY : Amsterdam, Jan. 9.-A Vienna dispatch to the Cologne Gazette quotes Monday's editions of the newspapers of the Austrian capital as commenting on Mr. Lloyd George's speech In a rather different velh from tho official agency. "While remarking that the papersiu question are pacifist, the Gazette's correspondent says the whole tone of Mr, Lloyd George's speech seems to be viewed as more conciliatory than his previous utterances Amsterdam, Jan. 8.-Three members ot the Persian parllament^coompanied Talaat Bey, the Turkish grand Vizier* wh^n he arrived In Berlin for conferences on the yar situation; ?" ' � '" y ^'~""'*"**^ ICE BREAKS UP Qiiebe'c, Jan. 9.-A lucky .shift of wind yesterday which broke up the ice all about them, permitted the four stranded and icebound American steam barges nt Cape Chatto to move. Last night they were reported going down wUh the tide with sufficiently;, clear water to travel. Labor Convention Once More Registers-Emphatic ^piirovalol Factory Act Raid Cleared Trenches on Front of Mile For Deptti of Half Mile with the French Armies" In P.rance, Jan. 9.-(By the Associated Press)- One of the most successful raids into the German lines in some' time, was executed yesterday by .foreign leglon-nlres and sharpshooters, wiioattocked and penetrated enemy positions albng a front ot a milQ and to a''depth'of half a mile In fron^ot^^lfroS-V'And westward toward 9tJ'-Mititet,''CBpturlhg 178 officers, noncommlslsbried officers and men. The troops returned to their own.i.positUin>i aitter In this c^neotlon tho followlng^e. solution,' based oh wh%t tb� minors are receiving as a result of the quarterly strengthened, las tl^ey would npt ,be. jfejatlents in the hospital and of this In the some position;to criticise,the nUmbeKsi were tshiWren. The gov-actlons .of-the goveyninent. Delewte erahient prlntlnr-Vnreau employees to Robertson of. Taber during the debate, number ot sevetal hundred assist-spoke very favorably of. CommissloMrieiy, the' firemen luremoving the pa- Armstroiig In charge of District vNo, '.'The ,fariufiatj,lt wyuUl !'aubmit' ii^ new decree toMhe king. V" - ' � 7-- 1 * UNIFORM LEQISLATION- '  MontMfti, Jan'. ,?.-r^The*eanadiuii| .BarptBu|i % fjecta. connected wftb: iQdustriaH. and! othej: CQmpanies. It .}s ..thp^ Intftptionl of the association ,to-urge similar ileg i Islatloji In every province ,)in