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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 17, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBKIDGE. ALBKRTA;, :THIjUSDAY, JANUARY 17, 1918 NUMRER 31 N ^ � �> � � �  �  � ? ? � * o Lethbridge's "Own" General By. Commission Says Present, ' freight Rates on Whesit to Stay Till Then Ottawa, Janu 17.-The railway commisalon In-a Judgment handed down today, .grant* the request of the western grain men that the Increased freight'rate* on wheat ajr-thorlzecl by the recent Judgment of the beard b$. not brought Into. . effect until June 1 next. The request of t(ie lumbermen to ^\ias\. pone .the application of rates affecting lumbar Is ndt granted. The board finds in. this case that no application for a stay of Judgment ought to be granted. ^ The continuance. In torce of the present rate applies to wHeat only. On Hun Sailors Mutiny at Kiel BRIGADIER GENERAL Ji S. si"EWART,'D. S. 0. Rumanian King is Ainrested imental commrttee. new rates come In*.effect on tebru- ..?irbe' wftole incident, the correspon- ^^L^ u^^i^t ,, ,,,.. dmit saya^vsuEeests a German aVpiipv The-Juflginent saya In part: bSanoS would staftlTo^^^^ "Wlfeat buyers and country elevat-a"^l6^^^^ to\reak;�" P^'"�"ted to carry on bus-. Wit^ �Rvi'SbW/ over a breaoli pt tho ar-inistice iupitead ot.,over an lofportanc r)oint-l�',.the�ijitor a postponement ot whether It tho Bolshoviki retain po\y- the Increase until March 1 or April 1, er and^wago a/holy war against Gor-: Sir' Henry Drayton, who writes tho iaany the Social'Revolutionists would judgment, states that tho shippers support It, M, Rudnev is reported to have had, notice for eight month of the have TepliDd:. "Wo regard, tlia Bol- railways' application for Increased KhevilUaB a mirage. In the case you rate, "They have been," he says, "In inontion wo would act toward the Bol- a\ position to protect themselves by BhevUci government' ns we acted toward the Czar." ,1 ykrainians In Fight ^ tondont Jnn, 17,-A pitched battle as occurred inilhe between Ulcraiiiiau and troops,: according to a despatch re-c^ivod^in Petrograd and forwarded by Reuters, The ''Ukrainians (held tho theatre' building and posted machine guns In nearby streets. Tho shooting I soon-spread throughout the city.'The chief of the Bolahevlkl troops was wounded morti^lly. �-So many enquiries have been-made lately regarding whether there, had Been fixed a price-for seejl grains that W. A. Buchanan, M. P., the other day wired Geo. H. Clark, chief seed commissioner, asking him for a definite state' ment. Following,is the reply: "There~-ls no shortage of seed wheat. Pr'Ee'$2.10 basis Fort William. Considerable difficulty securing^'ieed oats. Prio: reclean-ed seed one dollar basis govern-i^ent Interior elevators." "v (Sgd.) GEO.^. CLARK. y The price of seed wheat is therefore 19 cents above the fixed price for No. 1. .Seed oats are about IS cents aboVe the. prevail-. ing price for No; a C.W. at Fort William.' ' SON FPReiVIIER COMING -. Llverpobl, Jan. 17.-The Post says thUt ,MdJor Richard Lloyd George,' son of the premier,-will jgo to America with Earl Reading, high' commisalorier to the United States. .SUCCESSFUL RAID ' London, Jan. 17.-'AVe carried out a successful raid last night north of St. Quentip," ,the war otilce leports, "T^ie enemy's artillery'was active In the Ypres sector. Otherwise-1here Is nothing,to reort" WANT FISHERMEN EXEIVIPT 'Clterlottetown, P.E.I., Jan. 17.-A petition signed by a large number of lobstw' packers has been forwarded to" Prehiler.'Borden asking that all fishermen and lobster factories employees be exempted from military service for th�-8eaj^n of 19i8. � 1 ''^AVIATORS KILLED JMinepia. N. Y., Jan, 17.-Harold Blalvoley, an experienced/aviator and hl^; mechanician, Edward Higglns, w�re;klUed jiestei'day when a military biplane in which they were flying erashod to^tlie ground from a height ot ^ about 200 foet. Both men died "in an j ambulaiice. London, Jan. 17.-A mutiny among submadno crews at tho German naval base ot Kiel on January 7 is reported in an' Bxcflange Telegraph dlspfetch from 'Qenevai Thirty-eight officers aresaid'tohave been killed." * The Geneva dispatch' nuotes advices received there from Basel glv-Irig. details concerning the mutiny. 11 Is-said .to hav^beon begun'by submarine crews, and subsetiuently to have apread to portions of cruiaem statlodcd at Kiel.  Some of the men who Joined in the attack on the officers took part in tho ea^'lier mutiny at Kiel, tho di.-jpatch reports. It adds: "Although the mutiny was local. It shows thafGerman naval men are dis-s'atlsfled, especially In the submarine service,. as'. the number of floats returning to.German ports Is decreasing every moiith,"^ There have been various reports in the last few months of mutinous outbreaks in the Gorman navy and also in the Austrian navy, ponjfh'niatlon was given |by the German feovern.nent ot reports ot a mutiny among warsh.'p crews at Kiel in September. The mon on board several capital ships wcro.in-volved an4t'^%.,nuinber of officers were said to have* bieeA killed. Unwillingness of the men to do duty pn submarines was given as one ot the rpa-sons for the outbreak. A mutiny at Ostend among German' sailors who refused to go on board submarinoB was reported in October. Official dispatcliJBS received In October reported muttnies-ln the Austrian navy and claeUes between Austrian sailors and crows of the German submarines at Pola In which olllcers oii both sides were killed. . , I � ..... .__  ' Saving in Fuel Will Be Big But Loss in Wages Will , Be Tremendous CLOSED FOR FIVE DAYS, AFTERWARDS ,  . ON EACH iMONDAY, IN THE PROVINCES Toronto, Jan. 17.-Discussing "unionism In the west," the News editorially says: ' - "According to reports from Winnipeg, Hon. T. C. Norrls, Liberal premier of Manitoba, has declared erfiphatlcal-ly., Bgalnat. the formation of a, union llgovernment in that province. He and alf Ihe m'embers ot his cabinet supported the union movement in the federal arena. They, did much to secure.the success of,tie Borden government In Manitoba, as did Sir William Hftars.fe iBrtd"the' members'-bt the Qntarlt> go'**'-ernment'ittrttmi-prckvlaco. � i., : "The only reasonable 'application 'of the unionist principle in the provincial affairs Is that bj? whteh Laurierito iriembers of. the . several legislatures may he driven put of public lite. That is the fornuwhich the unionist move is taking in Saskatchewan and Alberta." PLAN TO INK EF PRUSSIAN HOUSING BILL Amsterdam, Jan. - 17.-Chancellor Von Hortiing made his' first appearance as a member ot the Prussian cabinet in ^ho Prussian upper: house on Tuesday to support the housing hnui A^^fMa^h^v" ''m'.." - ^''^^y'! bill: He stfid the condltloua which had fo.!� .hA LrJJif .^^^l"/ ^.?:'Brownup around;the/laFge Gorman *u - 1? : ... towns and industrial centres wei'e ouch has occurred in,the streets of Odessa ,n�HfY,f "that, mlght^ till the members r..6t the Bolshevlkl ?,PT,,f!5'L"JL^Sl:^^^ with serious Imrdship.y real these are provided the Judgment of tho board cannot bo carried into effect," UNDER HER OWN 8TEAM ' An AtlanUc Port, Jan. 17:-Reports received here today from the steamer Toxivn, damaged in a collision with an- paln and, occasional sorrow. The main tenance,t>t. repairs tff liouses had been imvoA^h and tiyo'lncreaso of housing faciliy*;^ become almost. impossiblQ Dr, Dornbjirg, speaking on Uie same bill, said that tho conditi�ns in the largo towns wore, terrible and must b� abolishod. Tho decline in the number A battleship'and other warships ln;�^'*�'' veSsel Monday, said she Mtos � of births had been very great ahd'tho th^roadstead opened "fire on tho town. 11"'*'*?r*"'"'? port under yhev own , mortality of children under 'twelvd � GETS LIFE FOR MURDER Waujikon, Olilo, Jan, 17.-Lite ,1m-prisonmont in the Ohio 'penitentiary i-yras the >.sontcnce imposed yostorday on Frederick Loliraann, Funton countyx tftrmeri' cynv.'cted two weeks ago of the murd/r of liis wife, TlKp sentence' followed the refusal of a-circuit court judge ip'grant Lehmann a now trial. , . STORMS IN HOLLAND Amste^'dam, Jan. 17,-^VloIonf snowstorms which rocontly^'were prevalent tu^ northern .Germpny ^havo reached polland. Telegraphic and telephonic communication wltii Hudson Maxim Ha^ Invented Scheme, But Govt, of U; S. Won't Try it Washington, Jan. 17-4lud80^ Maxim tile' Invento.r, yesterday o'utllned to the senate, ship commUtee plans for ship, construction, which he clalm,ed would minimizeJjje effect on merchvJt vessels ot explosion of'torpedoes, by instantly disintegrating through a 9oal process tho gases/formed by the explosions. He said he had sought' In vain to Interest the emergency fleet corporatroii in his proposal and that ho came to the"commlf'tee In the hope that the government would > conduct cxp6rimei)ts to determine Its worth. His plan,'the'inventor said, was to line the inside of t>vo hulls of the veaqels with cylin'ders containing,w'a't-er with a stebl scrooll behind them. When tho torpedo exploded, tho water tanks, he said, would be hurled against (he screen, atomizing tho water which would dlSiiorsp. the heat and absorb the'gases. A cargo sucli as dpplos, potatoes and similar produce cont'ain- Washington, Jan. IB.-Kuel Administrator Garfield issued an order tonight closing-down for five days ev-' cry manufacturing plant in tho United States except those producing food, as a means of meeting the fuell famine. 'The order goes into effect :Thursday and applies to all war indus-^ tries as well a^/the non-ossontials. On Every Monday The-administration will close down all manufacturing industries, excepting those producing food, on every Monday. ' tor a i�eriod of 10 weeks. The order applies to all states ;east. ot tho Mississippi river and to the' states of Minnesota and Louisiana. Of-, flee buildings may bo heated during' the five-day period to prevent freezing, but, on the JLonday holiday they, / must bo closed down.' V ' T'' One Edition of Newspapers i Newspapers will be permitted to uso heat for but one edition a day. It applies to both morning and evenlnK, papers. Banks and trust companies steam. months had been still worse. �J:.. .....' .. -.............j= T STILL IN CONTROL  1?;ottQi'damv'irttn. 17,--The course o�l| I eveuta at Berlin,'as at Broat-Lltovsk I'wouUl'appear'to show that the annex-I ationlsts ^ra'now masters of the situ-I atlon, Competent jud^ges of what has been 'ha'ppenlags^declarod thnt the nl-le^@d- obnfliot-.between Field Marshal V9U Hlndouburg and'Gonorai .Von Lu-doAdorff on, the one hand and Von Kuehlma'nn on'the other wnS'tt sham |if|tht'; put . lip* by the G^rmana to:, BtranBthen tllp already tremendous su-, itt9^y|(>^^iUe armyfl^dens.; - � 1 Aims and,Objects of led Grdss The p^rpoB.^iini^ihoso in charge of a hoapl^al It you arq a patient, but ymi lack the persoHaltoueh it you have not jrqur.triendB.and near relatives to take nn interest in y'pu; The Ued,^ro88;8'oVioty'te the"rrlend anhal( of this should be bbtainod tori Montreal district which Is 'best adapted ,Yor wheat. Re said Quebec's :Wh^�t production In ,(1917  was nearly 4,000,000 bushels and .this year It rshou\d be 1041.00,000 .bushelg. The oon-isuUipt}on;,9t wheat '.^,thi8 province serve iust as offectlvoly.- as tho tanks, he a�ld. ' -� * Mr. Maxim deolftred that^itlie sjhlp protection executive committee It&d made an "Irrevelant^and untrue report on hisplan, assorting that It would ho expensive and ineffective on ships of less than ten thousand tons.' He denied that tho plan -would be costly and Bald It would operate' on ships of 3,000 or 6,000 '^ona practically as well as on larder vessels. ' the'stand of the, French Canadlaris on repruitlng, Hon, Albert Sevlgny, minister ot inland'revenue, yesterday re-, p'\i.ed'^that hie and Hop. ;P. B. Blondin had offered to retire from'the caljljiet to admit other French .Canadians, and thus effect harmony In thier.Dominion.' He claims Senator DaVld'hVd'dofief;, nothing to repair the''errors of 1911. and continved the work of embittering his compatriots, Mr. SeyignyiSays in conclusion: "The country that -.has given the greatest example ot union and patriot-. Ism Is Stance. Here ^ye find Catholics, Protestants, Atheists and priests all fighting the Boqhes, and dying'al-niost to a man to repulse the enemy, and that-Mr. Senator, for the past three years and a "half. , Please !God that" the great task of these Frenchmen has prevented them from seeing what you and your frlonda-have done In Quebec because it t^ey heard of your conduct they" would flee. In thft opinion of Industrial statlc-ians approximately ' 3,000,000 wage earners In New York state will bo all-fected by th(j temporary shutdown of industries. ,. Of . tMs number, more than 1,900,000, live .-(nd worlc li^ this city.. Tlio wage loss for the fUteea , days, according to conservative'nn^- . official estimates will bo over $150';-i 000,000, , , . �, i;':^ ' May Be M.,?> i .The %rder, will not Include^Bntural; gas nor use of wood as Iuel,!nor pow-Vr CANADA LEADS1RL0> IN WHEAlPRilm Stratford, Ont., ' Jan; 17'.--:';Canad.^ leads the world tp-~prdductipn ot wheat per eapltai".,r.8atu Dr. C, A,; Seayltz at the';, opening^ session of the Western Ontario Dairyipen's convention ytster-day;>,,.,'-, ' lB'18,Q00,O^b bushels',-he" said, and thisf?'!'"'"''" ^oventy and a BhQUld all-bo prodUc8d tr'^s from the operation ot the order' Although it was reported lHat, June'might bo more'liberal than tlrstfan*: thatVon Papen was'In. Argentina jdir-jnounceipentB lndlcate�l. . . ' ' eo,tlng German spies, a diBpa'tohi from ' ' Berlin last September :aB^ort;ed' tb^t Von Papen', - in the capacltf kot^ohiet general staff officer Ofi aJd , .Peng Chen, Shap 8i Province, OMna, Jan. 17.-The hot bed.'Ot'the pneumonic type plague-prevalent here.�pd in'other parts of Shan SI province, 'ie-at present Paoteohow.iO�*th'BHo :weat of Ningwufu and tta^�YUItf9e8 'sur-rpundlng It, ,The natly^a'are.'dylneby scores in -the atreots;"^-; AppeaiBi for help are being sent b{N)4dcp|t,^1tiyf, the AnierlcatKdoctorB fflJj^ilitlyVs^pt- ^hto 9000 Plants Closed. ' , ^ \ Chicago, ^an. 17.-Nearly nlnp^tboui ' sand manufacturing plants, in-the ''..i Chicagp manui;acturing di^triejt-,will''tie' � townehlpK, . , . . ' < ^. l^toeks Dropped^r ''^j'" Npw YprTt,'Jan.,l7.^ 'c.i.J--, from; fractions : at the opto'ijg': today, retleptlng^ho .attitude of 61 reef toward the fuel (JttminlBt-^ drafitlc tujerbrder. ' a'^-'A cr?S^�^'^^ ,..� b wHiu HcojuH lu icie Hirepis, , JvppeaiB |or drafitlc-fuerbrder. t he United help ore being aent, b)�adc�|t,.by the " The oJSw Seiliiey^li I. qanada'B' AnjerlcatKdoctors  fflwi tiy-s^pt- Into crmB^aiXmA^m^l sat 8 six the province to iav�Rt||�te:t^