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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 12, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOI.UMK xr Pi'oyinciiil Govern- monls Con- fcrcncc'.Bn'.llcturncd Men QUESTION OF j -EMPLOYMENT UISCUSSKD EITorl'.' Not With Greek giisn, Jan.'l'2.rtTtic reply of. Greece to the-entente-ipllinntuin being entirely''. fsHclaclory-, the dover'rtraeni will In- formed 'lUl ailliounh-v.ilg re- sponse 15 Is necessary. the. Immediate list prisoners was deniandeil. The Greek reply ajrcfd lo'liie "lease but did nol stipulate when H should take place. Tlftrc IB no in- ...cntion ralue blockade til the-demands-arc-conceded In full, it is declared. HARASSGERMAN To KOCJI All Soldiers Within ntlaVa. Jan.-l2.-SIr llohi-il Donlcn, following the i-IOBB o( llio between ..life Ji.rov.inclal null, iedcral l Koverliiiicnl reprefcnlntlvcs, lasi night ISBUCil'a desiiiblng the con-1 ferenco In diilail as follows: I concludcil bc-i vllli 'respeci to the probable emigra- tion to llio ovci seas domiiiions ot sohlieru liom'Iho United Uinsdoin lierlin Cliiims liussinn Alln'cks Were OIT With Heavy Losses DHITiSH SUCCES'SKUf, ON THE WEST FRON Ailiick Near Ancre Another Runiiiniiiri Town Captured liy via Sayvllle. Jan. 12 j Heavy. fijOning, whli-h llltrcaseil ll 1 violence Thursday, It In progress on the northern cnu ot the Ilussiau trnnl. lililll aJonK the Dvinu ami south of Dvlnsk. The llusslane attacked along tlic A'ilno Dvlnsk railroad, bnl were i repulsed, with heavy losses, sayfc lo- day'a army announce- incut regarding the Ilusslan front.op- I Hc-rlin. via Sayvlllo, Jan. r'.-Two attacks by Lrillah troops roil early loilay, on the 1'renc-li tronl north i i-Jsued turihcr Qf (lie Ancre river. North of Ueau rie'cilless con-'court the British gained an luilinl suc- i Ihe war ollicc After llfal dale were driven back with heavy, losses Evcrvd-iv Hrilish-.Forces Terribly Hiirniss lite Much- Exhatislcd German Troops on The Western Front Easily Captured MANV PlllSONEllS AUI5 CAPTUKED; GUEAT1A' DEPRESSED In Spite or Hain Mud the Allies Are Keeping Up Their 1'iisli Into German Lines, Aided By Dig Guns on brought Hie total prisoucrfi (a' en In this srea In the last threo daySf 300 anrt placed In Ilia liaiHlH ome Iranorlant sections of IrenchCB. it TuesJay night Ihe British Qtlacli, d a desired section of German lines was taken -Kith, a yield of 140. risoners. Oiieratlonil this .morning drove- llio Uermans from jiosillons whii-h Ilicy'- ad hold for tome time and from which they could observe liart o! Ibn the In retaining them s llleKiil loiraaimtacluro a tbc ciniiii-'c In president to niakc' (nrthor clfprts.', lion, and as to Ihe best mclhoil b[ en- London, Jan. ll.-Speakljlg.al tj Clcorgc said.. "1 .have just .reli.irn from a -council ot war of grcal allied countries; u vhbs Fl'Cal ilHPCIl fhoiililcrs the hu'rilen of-lliis terrib falls." Lloyd George, we.nl on..-, "i-c'annol slve like, eaclicil there: were no o.ur I'lllcn iney cuuiu _.-. irillsh line. Tho aliack was prcccd- ed by Ihe usual artillery preparation, vhich, as a matter of fact, had been going on for nearly a. week, but had ;rown particularly severe In Ihe last 4S hours. Just before dawn the "British vent over." Ahead of them was a licry cur- tain of shells from suna far H'o, rear. -A' soddeirstrettli-ot no man's lani! over which they plodded was lit by the1 lire- ot exploding shells. As e barrage crepl 'steadily forward thu en followed it, so closely tbaf.a icclator momentarily cspeclcd Iheni be'smashed by Ihe fire ot Ihcir own uiis.i-Red rockets from German 'renchcs flashed elenals lot lie, ending-6mis-. in the. rear, bul o'uut'er barrego- failed .Jo check tne dvauce. (lerniai'i 'guniifry in this Iji (ante was .describeiliW.jlhe al iig officers'as. weak ami.erralic _Uri Ish Bolilicrj cnconnlcr'ed Itltlo resist when they entered tbo shell lorn THe. Germans hadrlnkon efu-e froni'lhe lerrible shell fire In ingonts 'and commnniralliiB trenches Prisoners taken'In Ibis raid had been oil Ihe front-line for.a long ivlnle and appeared very much dcjecled As soon as ihe cap'lureil trenches Ind Ucen cleared ot thcilasl hostile fighler shiiads ot engineers .were scul 111 tu consolidate and repair the new posi No Thous ands Russian Shells Were UMU i JT-. lions, and before niplit Ihe regular Looming oi uis .'ulu lie had once more setlled down Into New. York, Investigation] today hy "Jersey and .New- York ri'ollco authorities.o( Hie explo- sion anil'lire in plant of i the Car and Foun- dry company 'iltscloscd nothing lo m: dicale was olhcr than icciilcnl'al.rit was aiino'unced. rnr- Ihcr inquiry-is to lie made. Hundreds' of thousands of lhrce: inch shells lieslhicn: (or the Russian covcmmeril. wcro destroyed in the. fire anllVc.xplosl'oils.' So far as cojllrt iia iu asks; neither were Ihere-any ,boui the- We. sepanite.Ueel; ,15 that if victory is difficult, defeat s impossible: no Illnch ink wai-erinj" of thing which linpresscd-me-al confci-ende is IhnC Grea lir lam. is becoming more and; mors Uie; of. Ihe oppressed-and oM oin arii-morc. for.inkiable Uiaii n training, efficiency it the nallon sives. Ihe .armies Mcbs- siipliorl they, will vidor, Disiribttlc Prospectuses "I want to sec your checks-Inirhnsl AVar Loan ji._ --J.. -t.. Mnif TTinniV Cll-l lilt. through the air-io uiu ireiichmenls. Every will-dircclcd check, properly'-.loaded anil .IjmcuVis Five-Story .War Loin Annex Opened opcrauoii belwcen- tho federal oml provIiicWgoycrnm'cnls tor lhal pur- pose we're lonslilcren. "As lo-cmployiiieiil, it was ascer- tained that' in the various provinces, preference, would; he. given In civil service -lo'.ci-soldlcrs anil that this prcfcrcncc.would-doubtlcS3 he cslmul- ed to llio public works. Tho warm dc- siro on Iho' jiarl of all gqvcrnmonls lo assist-KCiicrally..in olijainlng cvu- pl.iynicnl'tor returned soldters.-or for soldiers' tmigratlnE lo Canada, nlso The olffclal ntion is lhal'II. constlliitcs a coin- On Wed.......... _. nlcle answer to the note. r-cpol.t.. was thai he was in .-Knip.i tho rp.niv as i... -.-i was manifest. "Thn 'uiicVlioii of technical cduca lion also "-was diicusscil anil SUKBCS lioim aa lo possllilo operation by tlio federal: governincnt with the provin rial governmcnls.ln thai regard va (avofahfy'-c'oriside'rpd." German diplomats regard the reply as even more severe than Ihey.. expected, hcv declared H Is', llic nei'r.lcs ot .waging a var ot conliuoEl, fb. crush ami icmhcr her. Tho' hey asserted, never vould.acren lo any such terms. next movo becomes Ihe ccftler of, attention, flip reply presents ,'u_ y us oulhncil 1 I'ress ycslcrilay. Mayor' HFC .i" -i, learned loiiishl, nobody was kill- ed or ilijureJ, -although it was .said 17 workmen were missing. N'o esti- mate of.flic-'loss'-was.obtainable, but ii was snld it inisht'reach v ii-Jtli liriiBi.arioi mcnt's for ourTbravi -iilcn.-M opcncli war loan .Jnish Tlie buildmB'ls a tbronsh. A "big a stone s throw from llcwnl be entirely devoted throw it away. ;Put.It llicre war purpose loan's.: A long lino oE llClp IILU more we. gel tlio surer he; .vlc- raen Queries; at Meetin ilium liliroish the amplo-iloorwnjs throiisli- totv the shorlci- will he war. the morning, carrying IIUBO bun -The lluraiiuian iicasant-has D[ m-osiiecluses.for disl ibnliou' himsolf'a'splendid fishier, llc.'nol'or in vi eisl sida bad a chance as yd. 'As (or thp-'Iltis, Msicrrapngcr, wilh a car which sians, Ihe way in which' Ihoy'Karcil ,u and Ihen Ihcir breasts for two eastward where he oislrl v.ith inferior guns, insuflicicutl ,locumr.nlji imolig the pro "rilics ami inademiale. supplies of. mu; rusll ol tho Tha'i tlie ficoplc "want lo all abo'af the ISrace. mine, purchase vrnbosai was amply dciuonstrale.il last ni-ht al Central'school when the (irst ot the two meetings to discuss -.the r.rotositum was held. There wr.s..a large1 altciulmcc. more than only numkipal capl- y, for'lhc prop his icrarcr only once and .thai was hen. nrier.ciplalning Ihe city a V.liianlicvwas'awsy when Hie ciiy .was Ottawa. Jan. lolall .-onsiiicrins pv.rcliisins tut revenue (or the Brst nine months nl JH.OCH so that Iho city-wp! the fiscal ,-s-Mr- cnilcrl to oblai-i the money a vole.. S. .t. Shepherd Cbnl- iif liic Ihe first nlr.e'rtioliths i ft not a' of coal were sold Mr. Grace Is making -a jbilar.'a' ton on all the coal nmie. improvements contemplated Iho.'c'iiy could make more, and with the mlcrcst of the cillzens behind the project Ihoy would make, more, vcrj hinch more. Was No Regrets ilardic said he had l.ecn iirtipi.v fnayor'-'tour years anil had no regrets for anvlhlHg hc had done during tha time hc had a liellc crasii'ot thu city's francos than an lli.c tlic hcsl llohcrt Diulley. muiid Bi-obks and For school trustees, T. K. was re-elected, Har'.ley am Sherwood' Herrhmcr being Ihe other two new mcnit-.era lo win out. Wedncfilay was. Iho favonle for th weekly receiving Iwo average nol nc mainlng Ihrce monlh? lliero will be surplus ot revenue over ordinary and capital expenditure ol' 000 to he applied for war purroscs. Of the Increase In revenue IhC ens- is rc-ipousible (or, about f2S.- coal but one dcpa.tnv.nl cb.lion lo d coal supply. _ the city use's til present JU.OOO wot of coal a year in the power I i he coal mine anil It's cosis the the InleHS s .pot w'tieil oeal track wheat flay-vwhcat Local 'track oats siblc.to promote-the "city's poiilion financially 'and licllibridEC is more vofahly known in-the' oaalern moa- raarkels loday, .than 11 has ever ci-n' lini the' qucsMoii of laics ,is iramount: Lasl-'-year .68 per cent nly of Ihe cnrrcnl year's lascs had cc'n 5513.000 ar- ears ol ''Ves foa'aT.. 11 all "the laics, rrearsaml in lasl year 101G -lencloamE a io P'harEe amount of smallfr sub crlpllons now II will be hdller-oller the war: ..imj in morning nlon't know a nation I rvy. only 'S5 fer cent ot would' be The city is oco worse oft In >s arrears lliitu.lt was a y'cnr'aso. "T Need to Reduce Taxea "I am'lelllns yon this in order lo sboV yoii your Irialjilily to meet your liabilities.': In conslderinr, a refunif proposition Which wouM 1-ave'savcii you J lo. 5 mills on yonr laws .Oiit the .war ca'me along and il Impossible'id carry ,the scheme u iliroujOi. ..You. need somelhiiig yo-.i -your taxes, anil now we come proposal will s.ako -my .repntallon will pal four mills on Hit dollor.on a hcsan we had mnjiy i Ehorl comings in business and'fn'indnslry. The war is marvellous way. aro scrappins old machinery, rtlacarding do nrjt scr old slipshcil methods hlg hamrcilng cusloms. Know whal-lho national debt will be -tfUwsWof ho mat whatever Is.anrt- cd will lie h; real asset to the real riches of luf ration." HUNS GET DUTCH BOAT Berlin, via London, admiralty today lh.it _..- KlcAlsli naval forces-'hail fakea into 7cchrus3c Ihe for lawa.. oird lo'lhc wealcrn mines nnishcd. laVcn n crom ncnl In. tno. h'as Sone lo anfl II Is Ihonshl he mar con er ihe, C r Tl. authorities..Ihe is'tftec cd as one ol the l.argCBl can-. sumcr" rayment of regular .priced br resardc.l as j possible. allhouBh not a very sclilcment of Ihe difliuiUr. ;