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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 22, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLU^ XI. LETIIBRIDGE, ALBERJA, ^TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 1018 NUMBER 35  BRITISH eOVI. May Be Forerunner of More Trouble in the Vexed Irish Problem CRISIS IS COMING; GOVT. MUST DEAL WITH FIRM HAND London, Jan. 22.-The political World WB8 surprised Inst night by the annoiincoinent that Sir Edward Carton, minister witKout portfolio In the war cabinet, has resinned. This action Is a result ot the present situation In tlio deliberations o( the (rlsh convention. In a letter of resignation, Sir Edward says that on account of his dual position as a member ot the government and leader ot the' Ulster party, he felt It to be to national advantage to resign ainco the convention may require a decision by the fTovornment on grave matters of Irish polcy. Premier Lloyd George, In n laudatbry acceptance of the resignation, admits there Is wisdom in the course^ Intluciitlal papers like the Times, which hitherto have supported Ulster, have declared tliat national Interests greatly outwo'gU those of any Irish faction and fliat the government Bhoiild, if necessary, use all its influence to compel any atlff-necked faction to .yield it. peace negotiations at Hrc.st-I^ltov.Hli have been postponed for a few days. Foreign .Minister Trotzky is aiiain in I'etro-grafl and, according to the evening hewspapor.-!, is prepfiring another notu to the entente .ilIlcs. Search for Murderers ^ Petrogrnd, Jan. 21.-Premier Lenino and Secretary of State Uonch Bure-vitcli have ordered the Red Guard ' and soldiers to comb tlie city for "the motor car with Red Guards and sail- . ors who killed .Sliingaroff .-ind liokosh-klnc." "The murder of tho former,mini8tcrg � has created a feeling of pi'otest and revulsion among the Bolsheviki offl- . clals who are anxious to prevent tho situatioh from getting beyond their control. Tho Petrograd council of Vorkmen'a and soldiers' delegates has adopted a, resolution of the most strict censure of  the murderers. Con't Reassemlile Petrograd, Jan. 21.-Anti-Bolshevlkl members of the constituent assembly, it Is reported today, consider that it is now impossible to attempt to re- � convene the assembly in Petrograd at this time and because of transportation ditficultles it Is inconvenient i.o go elsewhere. The probability ot meeting later at Kiev is being discussed. Many members ot the assembly left, for their homes to�lay. The meeting oC tho AllRusslan congress ot councils ot workmen's and _ soldiers' delegates called for today, has been postponed until Wednesday. United States of this.open sora Blr; HoracdPlunJi;ett, chairman of the convention, to whom all look as a reconciler In Irish affairs, spent tho week'end In London coasulting mem-hers ot the government. End is Near London, Jan. 22.~ThG Dally News says there is reason for stating that President Wilson nulto recently mad,o urgent represeiitutions to the Br.'tlsh cabinet on the doBirability of an Irish settlement. ^ The Dubliji correspondent of tho Times reiterates tho partially hopeful side of the' convention, 4vhoso Ah insight into the charactier ot tho ' examination of credentials and the an- ..�IV. ,^1. icttiaiu \.uiu, ucniuUEf' tu tilt; f------ , �V n jt A1. fact that more children under flvr'n^a^e today by .Dr. Von Seydler; :lhe Wofk brtho Bocrotary's office was giv InuaP address of tho prelsident, H. W. fledged citizens of the provmce, anu years of age have died within the Austrian prime minister in the course en in this paragraph ot the report: | Wood. Mr. Wood has just retuhied although many showed themselves a^ British Empire since the war began of a speech at an important conference "We Htm endeavor to deal saUstac-1 from Ottawa, where he has bean in well trained in the old ugly game oi there have been men killed, or between the government and labor torily with the various problems sub-' conference with the railway board, party politics as the graduatea P"""^- ^^^^ S�nny Alberta, with no representatives In the mlnmters rpom^ mltted to us, and which range from i the board ot grain supervisors and the lan, there were on the other nana cities" and their hideous festering in parliameut house., Those, present the inquiry of the local desirous ot-i cabinet inlnlsters, and in addition to many who went to thte polls witn non- gim^g jjigj^ reeking tenements, as an included Count Von Toggenbdrg, mln- ascertalning the exact freight and duty i his regular report ot the year's actlv- I est heart searchings, and true con- g^cygg^ ,,ave a death rate-one halt 'ster ot the Interior; Lieut, Gen. Czapp, on an Imported Jack from the State ot Arkansas^ lo a place colled Bliss, via the C. ^f. H. to that ot the member who, having lost his checks, also his baggage In the course ot a somewhat hopes or report, he says, will at least, i P'"l�n6�'l t"^^'''"!"'?, adidnce the solution of the problem of the Arctic Circle over the E. D and by stages ot unprecedented length and ; B. C. railway, or other railroad ot slm-The end. he adds, cannot appearance long be delayed. , . ^Govt. to Act London, Jan. 22.-The resignation ot Sir Edward Carson from tho war cabinet lends color to the report that the government, accepting llie advice ot its supporters in England and well-wishers in }iio dominions and tho (Continued ^fom-Page 3). Telegraph Briefs 8. AUSTRALIA'S CHOP. Adelaide, Australia, Jan. 22.r-(Via Ottawa Afency).-The gov- Unlted States, has decided to bring' Reuter'a Ottawa A|ency).--The go^^ �hniit n HBttiemptit of the Irish nues-I ernraent's estlraateot the wheat crop �on Had SI? EdwLd remained fnlot South Australia lB26,mfiM bushels the cabinet he would have been com- ities it is expected that he will have some important news to give the delegates on the railway, labor and seed grain questions. He will also discuss the hog campaign In all its phases.. The afternoon session will lieartho report ot Mrs. Walter Parlby, president of the United Farm Women; ro- (�.:o>iTimJED OH Paob 3) vlctlon.'s as to the needs of their prov- "fTV,' ... u,,,,, .,,,^;-,,, ^^^^ ince. The' incrpasing number of worn- consists of children under en voters of this tyife will most as- ;,,,,,,t''^''^ ?^^' one-'hi'il of children suredly make tor righteousness lu the V -mnf^/rV-^,""' ^ vorit..ble public life of tho country. . iv,l; S i'.efficiency for a country "The power of women in the im- -V:."^,''!,'''^ "f^'f deniocrntlc provement of local cohditlons has also, J^E!'''' ''inclples? been very materially increased by the'" "'''^''^''^ '�'"c care of the race is not changes made in the School Ordi-1 nance, the Itural Municipal and Local' Improvement District Acts, giving tho wives and daugliters ot resident rat?-' payers the right to vote at the elec- rtVgVXTenfanrL'hlsX'e^^ the'smaller area sown and also the ^Unionist"0T" This ho his avoid! destruction by mice and^atter sowing eded by resigning, and now he ^las a: tUe excess of rain and rust, free hand. as compared with 45,000,000 last season, which record decrease is due to Northellffe May Join London, Jan. 22.-Referring to the resignation ot Sir Edward Carson; HUN RAID FAILED, Paris, Jan. 22.-A German raid west lot Navarln tnrni. In Champagne, was from the cabinet, the v;^jM!nH"ffS'�'Ztf fn-iTL''^ P"''"'- �^�"eht In prisoners. Northellffe shall taiie his place, "j,^,^^^^,^ la nothing to, report from tho Maka Effort to Speed Up Gast-' ern Mines So Munitions Won't Be Delayed Ottawa, Jan. ^22. - An Important meeting ot the war committee of tiie cablnpt was held today to consider luwaru V/ursun, ,,h,,f -oa,u" tended by Mr. Magrath, Canadian fuel controller, and Sir Joseph Klavelle, chairman ot the,imperial munitions board. The Information submitted showed that the pk-osent fuel shortage In the United States resulting in. the drastic expedient of closing do\yn ister of the Interior; Lietit. Gen. Czapp, minister of defence, and Labor Representatives Asler, Zeitz and others. (Continued on Page 4) tions for councillors. Public Health Alluding to the question ot Public Health, the president said: 1 This enlarged franchise-Should holp^ us very materially in the question of our rural municipal hospitals, the movement for which seems to have' ,,, .,�,,,.,,,f,i,iv hnM hnrk. At the aoldiers on Verdun Front Wit- New Austrian Commander Named Who Favors Policy of Defence' Balance of Half Billion To the 6ood-Exports j of Mfanu-factures High teen unaccountably held, back. At the beginning of 1917 we passed a resolu-it!on with great e;i.hia:iiBm, in Kiiut eoo'-lon with thi mo.u at the U.^F. A. convention, and mi^ny an eye held tears at that meeting when Mrs. Mc-C'lung spoke of her dream ot the ness Thrilling, Fight in Air With the French Army, Jan. 21.- Montreal, Jan. 21.--Final figures for Italian Headquarters In Northern Italy, Jan. 21.-(By the Asaoclatod Press)-General Sz^tosar Borovlc has . been appointed to succeed the Archduke Eugene In command ot tho entire enemy front against Italy and it is believed that the change may have a considerable effect on the campaign. Gen. Borovic's tactics on th* Italian. front have been uniformly defensive; rarely offensive. Por two years on the Isonzo front Gen. Borovlc had maintained the defensive antf took the- the month ot December, now made offensive only when German forces available .from Ottawa, shows that! compelled an advance. Since the tor-Canada's trade balance for the calen-1 ,,atlon ot the new Flavo line his policy dar year 1917, amounted to 1542,296,-; has been chiefly defensive. The ap-626 agarnst $324,980,000: in 1916, the pomtment of Gen. Borovlc, therefore previous high records This favorable, ,g construed as confirming reports balance of half a billion dollars con-|ti,at the enemy pilrpoaes to nlaintaUu Itrasts with an unfavorable .balance ofij^ defensive attitude an the ttallan nurstpTirfor"by"the"ieopie~ot M- Thousands of soldiers in the vicinity I aVpVoximlW a~(;i�terbilliro^^^ ber*. as a more fitting monument to of Verdun Saturday witnessed a most' in the last full calendar jsear before girded as a concession to the Slav ele-the'splendid pioneer women of tho exciting air fight which ended in the | ^^^^ � . iment ot Austria, as Borovlc, is' ,bl -------' A feature ot the classified exports siavo-Croatian origin. General Borovlc . Of ,1917, as was the case in 1916 was the. gt^^as entireW outside, the record as opposed tO; annexation to Montreal. Inland Ravenue Ottawa, Jan. 22.-Inland revenue for the month of December l)rbuKiit In t2,-642,920 as, compored with $2,- this one df the conservation, of human liv which there was much ciovor. man-1.431,402 in the same montl} last year. Excise last month returned $2,472,531, ot which spirits accouqt^d tor (1,283,-698; tobacco |i)95;50�:' malt $109,118, War tax ylfclded The Red Cros^ Drive k On life. Our race is being bereft of Its oeuvring. sent dovm another vidtim strongest and most phyplcally fit for with his wings hrokon. the needs of the war; thousands who An hour later tho thiru enemy w.^8, would have been the ftfth��rs of the destroyed by tho same French squad-� and cigars �C5).0bJ. next generation are sleeping their T �l-l,&4-. dast long sleep In for away lands, , ,. , ' mm m many more who return to us will be permanently crippled and maimed for life, It is not nocessary therefore that' we women should gljfe the most serious thouciht and such wisdom as we may possess t>> this whole question of public health? Is is not. right that wo should endeavor to so adjust condl-tions that every child born Into the world shall have at ^least 0 fair chance of a heal'hy normol life; that every mother shall- hate the care which if* her right,'.when she takes that Journey into ,the QOt away to a good stride this mori^lng, and tho vari- WEATHEtt HIsh ..........................''^O Low ........'.....t..' .......... 20 PeracMt-Local inoWi oeldor. oua teams and thaireaptalna'ara busy canvasslnj th� oity today. The drive lasts for;: thraa daya* Do not turn the eanv|Baar away., He is net asking a favor. ' HaJa merely an agent ^^f tha boy a at ttie front and of tha sraat hwmanl* tarian work of tha flad ^ffi In tslling yoM .what you eairi do to asalst tha work. , aiva> � .Itfi'r^ oualy aa you oan.for"tM> moat that you �an 8lv*;,!Mll|�n�Vfr;b� enough.; ,.; \.jy.jy'4',::^^, , COL. RCPINQTON RETIRES ,1; ; London, Jan. 22.-rThe Morning Post, announces that Col. Replngton haa accepted the position -as the -military o^rreiipondeBt of the Morning Post, gome ot the morning newspapers com> ment Indignantly on the letter lit tha'' Dally Mail and the resignation of Coi,. Replngton. The Dally News asks bow lone tbo country and parliament are golnc to, tolerat^ "this kind of public aaaaaal||�! atlon!' and Insinuates 'ttaat.Vlaeotiitlr Nortbclltf^ is tha to^ of  yrondiMtf poUtlslan.'^ > \ 141148 797710 40 ;