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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 25, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta JANUAHV 25, 1017 ''.i Intense. Now Going on in Eu.siern .Sphere of HAS A-SPLENDID KBCOKJ) His 27IJi Enemy Sur- prise Adiitk Fails Belgians Deportfedat In Uic IJlga region on tho HUBS Jronl.'lhd war ollicc announced today. (u a atjack fhcy were dis- lodged near tlic eVpteriy outskirts nf IliL ami driven Germans'Claim V'itiory Ilprlln; via SayvMlc, Jan.: sjuij ijOnltforis an-a front of rthniit six tlie Yibrthci'ji end ol tho KussoOallclan ;llno have been .cap- lured Uy llic Teflon forces, the war Lroufilit u'i> reserves rhnt. titoy were uuauloi i> cliL'cJi; llic --Clcrmans who took more Hi an prisoners ami 13'machine Amsterdam, Jan. dp-': poriaiion of Belgians {ripr.i. eclc began last -Satyrday'j The Elation of was guarded by machine guns, and fnclor'eare armed with quickJfrcrsi patrolled I he boulevards. f-.On West Front Ucrltu, SayvJIlL'. Jan. and con- llnuatloiL' of cngagc-inouLs on Lha Franco-Ilnlglaii-fronl are rcimrtcU Ijy' anny. lieadqirarter.s (ortny In ils RtaleriieiH oji- opprallons lir Llils ".'zri area! l' Victim-- Parts, .'-.Ian.' -Giij'H- liter his plniic, llie wurVolTiue -s ThiifGermaii 'surprise -atlnck- sonlh nf Ucriy.Au-Uac lasl iiiglit-vras clicch- cSl by.'.'thcT Ffcjijli. TJicrc..' wns no situfttibn oii tlic reiiialn- f racing Bankruptcy London, Jan. palch lo the News' 'aayg: "Consternation h'as '.'been .QCC'A- Eioncd here by the-annouheemcrii. from ienji-offieial._ that has forbiildcn'Its subjects 'to pay any' eomrnercial debt? due by them neutrals. It is understood that Germany .is aboul to Issue a similar prohibi- tion. The Journal Geneva asks: 'Does il mean bankruptcy..' Liner Jan. Is' rs- porlEtl thai. the German- raider, operating Is ncithar'Ihe'Mofiwe nor the Vin- hut the Cap Ortega I Rani- -South American liner, The 'pap OrlagaJ ,is lo haVt evaded .'tht fleet leivlng Hamburg in disguise. Ac- .cording (a'j'this story the eonverl- ed two British took .them to West Af- they, were armed and manned and then started out to. rslrt South Allanjic shipping routes. Thousands aKIIMANS IIONOR CANADIAN: Tills monument ilcstancit liy o famous German prcliilect anil carver) a utetl Teuton bci-'n ciTck'tl yt Glesfleii lo ilic memory o[ thuse ;unndliu and Drlilali solilicrs liivvc dicil wh'llu dilcniecl In this prison. Kills Detective In A Sensational Get-away Windsor, Ont.j Jan. Iny down th: heavy manacles that bound his wrists upon the head of the Canadian officer who was to deliver him to CaUiaun county au- thorities availing him in this city, James Stewart, wanted in Battle (or. rafe-bresking, partly stunned the officer, secured his revolver, shot him dead, and then jumped from a ewiftty moving train, two mites east of Windsor at an early hour Wednesday morn- Ing. The fugitive, still encumbered handcuffs, but retaining his vrctim's revolver, was apparently uninjured by his leap from the Iraliij for his trail through the s'novvjs being by a poesc of provincial officers, with blood hounds, in a so.irsely settled country, south-oF The Lake Shore "dead officer is De- tecllve Uic Winnipeg was.-to deliver Stewart to Detectives Reid and McKenzLc, of the. Detroil' headquarters ataff, Wlndsbr'side of the fiver. .turn, were to hand ovrr the Sttsriff Mallory, of Callioun county, who came from MarshslJ-Ust night to take charge of'Stewart) who was arrested in week ago. Abject Apology From Ihe Greeks London, Jan. compliance wilh one of ihc demands of the entente powers, recently Agreed. to by Greece, the Greek 'govern'-." ment today handed Vo Ihe entente '.minUlEr a note formally express- ing regrfik'-for the tv'enU of last Dtcember, when the entente for- ces at-Aftiens were fired upon by: the Greeks.' "Southern kalchcwan. Lhc 31 Inn soln. arc now (aoJciagifor-see'ti and "they arc turning" tticlr: eyes to iJoutheyn' Tho'usands" p[ linshels .of .seed wheat arc, being ship- ped to' XVinnl'nep teed firms .are already 'arranging for large jMosl.of ,H com- ing Croin So'iHIicrn' awl the seed from this pari-'b'C the. west is tc Uic Jan. Ga.-r- mcnl was .made yesterday, that tlic ivoulil he III advertised as "never, before." Jcleclric light syslc; This was.'the stalenient, made toleration hi about a week or ten-flays the Ilcrnlrt this morning by; H. Jan. Th'c labor: this af- tcrno'oir.'fofeCletl by- a G? __ niorc. a resohtlion InyoTiiJE offer of T The cQiif.ercr.ee tlefcalctl the motion proposing an inlcniatlonal coiigresa of Graves, repvescnling" llu and Co., grain .'of nii'cfj nml Mlniieaiiqljs'.: Graves is in visHipg 'Uie 'United Grain Producers, n'genls OL Ihc company, .a'nd looking oi'cr the gro.itiul ;lo' sea what there may be.for'a l line' of elevators here. _TKe' company Jias nxlenslvo connections in Minneapolis, ami also with Graves is greatly -the outlook for'-lhc grain Southern Alberta. T Sir AViUridLHls Agreed Sir The Work of the Red Cross The; bruiu-h ot the Ca- adlan Hcd Cross society hi OUR year to Calgary over ar- oionuous lolal includes InKC UJIOH 1CCO phlrt-6 and COi) pairs (if lyjanias, the halaiu'c; hcing made ui> if pni'Kcon's utiats, siiryfcal stockings, ted jackets, pllloiv'rase.s-, wheels, lajjus of every il script Con, towels and naiiy oilier articles required, in nurs- Ilio wounded. The making up of (SG'eooila froni (ho material en- ails an enormous nmouiU of work vhk'h iti IcnnR of and would run Into a huge LIU. however, is> fortniuita in ia fluff a I l of patriotic -ivoineii lay in and day on I, week (n ami weuk out, gather together in the rooms vliirh tlm Dominion government have nl llicir' disposal in (lie nost iflicc IjnlMliifc'. work Incessantly in order lhat the call from lieadfiuarters Tor "supplies and El [II more 'shall not he in vain. Close upon JiflOO was spent in Loth- IBC on the puichase of miitcrial dur- thc last nioniliy, and year II Is anticipated lhat nearly inullc this amount will Uu required if i.s to up its proud record. Tho campaign wlilch com- rneiicos next Tuesday, as liai" already IJDWI sluttd. Is with a view to oljtnlninK 'A steady income and Iu lid the Kotricty oul of Ihc atmosphere of doubt ami nuccrtttincy which (lie ilepttiiilclice for Its Income on casual subscriptions nctc.ssarily trealcs. All those Interested iu lied Cross ivmk who reside on (lie north sUlo of Ihc city aro urgently rcijnc.stcd to nllcinl a niectine which Is lo be hold llils (Thiirsduy) evening In the West- minster schiiulj at S o'clock, to pressed over .by His tlic inaj'or. In connection will) the meet- the executive arc desirous of foi Ing an auxiliary branch, having Its headquarters In North Lcthurldee. Of- ficers nud mi oxcculivo commiltco will (jo elected at Ihc cloEe ot this meeting. Slosl Mitierfi in Local Alines Arc Now Oul Hul a Few' Hcmain GIIKAT UNCERTAINTY. ox GOVT. ATTJTUDH. An Effort Towards fteldcmenf- Unions Apparently Hope- lessly Divided Local Xo. G74 voted ]itst night to go on slrlko uulll cent increase in ivagcs was granl- cd. Chinook -local also held a and voted to go out- Neilhur oClhesu mines .arc vorMni; today. Xorlli American Collieries local, wJicro llio men v'oled on night ir> go. on strike, by a. vote o[ S7 are still on strike today. Taber mines aro still working though It Is not ktiotcn they FREE GIRL WHO KILLS CHILD, FATHERED BY HUN BRUTE This No- Holds Jury Pitiful Problem Dciilt. With Dj- the French Government. Paris, Jan; It .Is no crjmc (or a mother io.kill a child born tlic re- sult of her violation -liy -.1 Gurman soldier, a dcciaed Wcdncs- tlay, tlic verdict 61 acquittal was received with -cheers' by _Uie crowd in Good progress la being made on the building Tvhlcli V'" house-thin'.plant ilic and boilers are- 'in place anil (lie connecting of (he current.'- only the.matter of a miimlcs.'-: is possible that wlicu tlic lights-arc tnnieil on from ihc' njllt (lie airdClne town will make 5omc callous in the cxistinE contract, tlitru hcliig a desire to nut llic EysLcm oii-a aactcr haais Instead ot the oltl llal rate. -Ottawaj; Jan.. resotu- extend the life, of parlia- m'ent be'inlroduced-in the com nig n s" until. after .the prime 'minister returns from attending imperial council eonference. "'This was rnade clear by[ Sir' RobL Border'in the houst-this nflcr-' lie made a brief state- ineril :in-which hs accepted Sir _Wilfrid Laurter's'offer of adjourn- of Ihe house to QLVC the pre- rhicr..yopporlunlty ifi attend the conference. the, courtroom. Josephine and a' do The case was. lhat oj V-1" The eliild w'ns born. 15. killed U immeOi- AYhcn Jbclcnso ta trial Kosc During esl. in Hi3torV" niay. ilcclilc lo lahc slrikc action. Oh Tuesday next a referendnni oC all lihc miners ot District No. 18, of A. will taken to dcchlo whetlier tho will accept cent. Increase In ihe nnioutit" of Increase in L ho cost aC.Hvjug as- Uectded uponvby .Iho Hairlsou 'Com- mission m. December. The action of the Letltbridgo.local ast night makes Iho sirikc effetlivo ivcr practically the whole of District IS. How jicarly .unanimous the" men of ilirs local were fora strike the- icraltl was unable lo learn from Sc'c- rclarj" Peacock, who ivonld vouch nb: ufortnatiun whatever on the matter.; t is known, however, that nrcii, or one-fourtli of the went. Into Mo. C this morning. svcinl miners arc at work in No. Through the Pass, while several of tlie smaller uiitics work, ail tlio larger camps arc r .the-steam coal supplv is greatly t" leplbleil. situation iirescnts.a neretl aspect such as has arisen in a slTike.ln.thla fn shortly atlGr the oper1-.! it was that ur'evailscl iij qu to'girc the reason for lier docii. killed. iher child hccaiisc Il5 fatlr er was a she finahv sairt almost In a whisper. After fiiilhcr questioning by the court, site was per-, suadctl to t'cfl slory, asi a -servant in the, niililary hospital (in the invad regions) ''The orderli ed Last January Ups bach lo iny. child ,1 Socialists simullnneously e- conference. Some of the delegates saiil IL wonhl be impnE- EiLlo Soclallsls. from thn entente nalloris to meet, ihe Germans In' this way. An proposing Irormer Minister., pf Justice At lacker] When He Deniands Resignation.of .Cabinet nvl-' 1PI10F In d is pica lier lawyer .appealed lo thcr they condemn lier for not nllou-ins-lifft lo one of those "who had ,mier hy'thc l-J-niicrcr last war. -The" EoVcrnmeiiL since was a surprise liotli took the niost.liuniarie'measure thai iii niirt'out or Jajian.arirl was criticlicil seemed 'jiosslhla. It provided for the (Ifate Jan. 25.-r-Immc- of ncetmiulaicd ,1' to lighten Ihc financial Luf- the war, is demanded iu.a'rc-. Ottawa, Jan. During- 191G focjil pricea iu Canada 'rose" more, than ''25 licr cent, above" tlie in 1515. A report un tlie -Ircmlf food prices (Luring the last year, has been .Issued _hy the lahpr.'ijeparlniGiit. anil shows thntr --Intle'v lumber' of wholesale prices' 161 for December last :Tnoiith'-il reached 20-I.S, the higiicst, ilgiire that has heen readied since a record was kept by the. department. The. overuse index number for tlio year w'as as compared with 14S for 1215; 13G.L for lOM-aiul 135.5 for 1313.1 1 During the first half of 101G, the upward movement was mastly in nietals, che mlCjils aiiil "clolhijis niateriaLs, says the' report. Hut during the second half ihu advance was fuoilstuffs. Not only 'sraiii, bread stuffs, vegetables antl -friitt. "wer( srnrco and Irish, in price" LuL; 'dairy eggs 'arid greatly nCTcctcd by thc-fefiil i.shdrLagc Leather, iron "and', steel, c'oa ask for 2o.jier cent- increase jii "wages, to .cover tlic increased of The resolution ivria forwanled .to -th's' oscciitivc officers at -Fernio iTnd coii-; curreil in hy most, of throughout- the district lors to'lho dcmaiidy.'. the result, that thc'mlHers, seni> lo OUawa. the) The locals' miners agreed 111: to abide b; th EY-. IccisloiL oC-af laL lllEy the dc connnlBsiou-apnomtcd by nicnt to' ennui re -into llio increase- in living cost "'In "the district, snd to rc-I main al work in the mlssioQcr Ilnrrisdn, fair offiL j er, appointed, to take ilie cu dcncc, -and .as ii- result- of aessionii tiehl In Lelhbridge, Fernic ,Cal gaty, hn arrived at the fact that.liv ing cost iu tbe raining camps has in- creased per ceiiL The jnlners then -made. on llic oncrators for D% ccnt; ITL- ihuL' that they "tire in favor; ricgoMalioHs. will proceed on lhat If riol, lyilh f goycru- jilcni will.havVlo slaffall iciin, lo" shovr.'tliaL per cent, "tlpea not represent the'IncrcaEc in the cost.of living- Jt _ that'the men. will be the cent, increase in wages 1C Ihcy can (jcVH- Fiiel .Situation oiil'tho-pniirlci-? While Ilicrc has been .n shortage of, coal all .wintor, tjicro has noL .been'; Ihc, Idng-conlin- Aicd cold spell Vhich prcvsifcrf in the slocJid ylnlc they aro low aro low lhat actual-suffering will for some Dealers throtiglioul itp' prairie I lime. llldwns'arid-clllca have occu last year, dccordirig to statistics 'm'adfe puollc Ictlay toe Inlorslalo, com- merce commission. N'Ct come for tlin rnonlJi was The lolal nuiuher or crated the companies was an increase of coal, from every and had enough rs wilh Iho mines to iKcpl going .utilll tho end ot Wiih (he Dnimbcltcr mines if'nprcarS hardly ii famine will H it sllOill pen that, sutrcrlne ,ia tronghL (CoxmuEb os EAQE 6) ;