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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 28, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta I VOLUME XI. I LETHBRIDGE.-ALBERTAi r MONDAY, JANUARY 28, 1919 1 J iHardeh Talks Out Plainly- fs Huns Could Have Made Peace . Says CZERNINjSENT HIS SPEECH TO WILSON. MADE HUNS ANGRY TURK SUSPECT Detrolt.Mlch.r Jnn.'28.-Merkcs ^H, said to be a goiieral In tho l^fBrklsU army, te In custody at police Iiead-(luarteiH pemUtig dn Investigation today by govornment officials. It iii un-(lerstodd tbat aovoraL documents of ton important nature were found in tho prisoner's room. Government agents Telegraph Briefs SUFFOCATED Hamilton, Ont., ,Tan. 28.-On Saturday night, an aged man named Harry Heighman, was found suffocated inhla bed by gnu fumes. PATROL BOAT ASHORE Washington, Jan. 28.-An American patrol boat was today reported to the navy department ashore on a rock in European wnters. KILLED IN FIGHT Chicago, .Tan. 28.-Barney Dolan, an agent for the hullana . Harbor lielt railway, and an assistant named Mal-onoy, wero shot and killed in a fight with freight car thieves In Franklin Park, a suburb, last night. The- two railway men surprised - a party of admitted that he has been in custody i tWoves at work and tho fight tollow-Blhco Thursday. ed. /London,, .Tan. 'Hickman captured nine enemy, single handed and toolc command of two .guns after the aer-geants-becamo,casualties.- � Sergt. -M.'K^iJqraiMifjSlrfile '"Kiiindea attacked the ci;iwot;i' trench, mortar xaptu'rinfe^.a, mortai'tlitfd twelve pris-'onei'i. 'Litter',when no officers w^re 16tt to organize a. bombing jiarty no so ihspIredMhe men th^t al( the^ene-my who entered^the trench^ were klll- Sergt. A. Kilpatrick-(BnglheerB) remained by a. severely wounded man till the bombardment leaiened, bandaged his wouDdii antt undoubtedly sav. ed his life. :, PERMITTED TO SAIL The Hague; Jan. 28.-The foreign office has , been Informed that tho Dutch steamer Kennemerland, which was detained at St. Vincent, Capo Verde Islands, while on the way from America to Holland, has be^n permitted by the Portugese authorities to sail. NUMBER 40 AUSTRIA AND RUSSIA ARE NE t2iffisra ALL THAT WAS LEFT OF A COTTON FACTORY IN HALIFAX. More jRiots Reported ^bm Central Empires Zurich, Jan. 28.-Three thousand persons took part In a riot In a aub- BIG JEWEL ROBBERY Chicago. Jan. 28.-A woman and two men wero being held by thoipoUce urb of Prague on Friday against re-thls morning,in connection with the auction of the itloUi* rations, a Vienna robbery of the Heller-Rose Compnnyi Jewelers, late yesterday. In which four armed men obtained pearls and other gems eaUmated to be worth ?100,000. ASOCMlSEiCE APPMTO iPrimate of Canada Issues Appeal to Meet Changed ' Conditions The names given out. of those held wore not despatch snya. Shop windows were smashed and the nioh had begun to plunder the stocks when the police Interfered. The rioters wero dispersed with difficulty. FROM THE U. S. Ottawa, Jan. 28.-Arranj^ements have been made. It Is understood, whereby a supply of ship plates and angles for the construction ot tlie first vessels to be laid-down under tho Dominion govoriimonl's redently announced shipbuilding program will be procured In the United uta'tes. ' PURELY BUSINES,*; ' , New York, Jan. 28.-Charles K.. Palrchild, sucretary of the treasury m President Cloveland's cabinet, told a Baptist cqggrcgatlon here last nig'iit that as a '"piii'ely 'filisiness' proposlr-tlon," the United States should give to England, France, Italy and Russia, the billions, of dollars loaned to tlf�m in the war' . Washington, Jan. 2^8.-Industrial and rallwajr centres of the oast, unaffected p by the I'ueT administration's weekly heatleaa Monday order, were forced to , ^ . . v^.- Blaw down thelr,lmportant ,w;ar opera- I'omphaslzes thevnee^Jfor a general or- FRENeHTROdPSIN SUCCESSFUL RIDS Paris, Jan. 28.-Raids were carried out successfully by the. French last night, on the Champagne front and In the sector north of St. Mihlel, the war otflog announces. The statement' follows: �  "~ "French troops successfully made several Incursions into the Qerii'ai^ lines last night In the Champagne and north of St. Mlhlel and brought back prisoners. A German raid on BDitill French posts In tho region of La Fon; tainello, northeast of St. Die, gave no result. On the remainder of tho front, tho night was calm." More- Disturbance! London, Jan. 28.-Reports of disturbances In Germany again are current In Holland and severe outbreaks are said to have oc'cutted in the Rheinlsh Industrial districts. Troops with machine guns have been summoned to Muelhelm, on the Rhine opposite Cologne, but there are no details. London, Jan. 28.-r^Tlie steamship Cork haa beeii torjiacioeci. Seven pataenserB and five 'mcm-bera of the crew were lo*t. 1 The Cork, 1,279 tons aresa,' and 260 feet long, was built at Port Qlai-gow in 1899, She waa oWned in Dublin. The Cork vvas torpedoed without warning,' THe tiarpedo Btruek her amidshlpa and'the tank In five minutea,. Many of the pasaengera were In their bertha at the time. The eurvivera were landed at a port of weatern Engi land. , - . . HUNGARIAN HOPE FUaiNN:Y:iilONE In One. Day as ftiesult of Heat less Mondays^-Adhering to Reguliitions Cleveland, Ohio, Jan. 28.-Declaring that the e>nly hope of Hungarian independence lies In victory for Amer-._______ Ica In the war, Alexander Konta, of'tlie closed period at the-rate ol |80, Nev* York, chairman of the -Imerlcan- 000 a day. New York, Jan. ' 28.-r-lndu8tt^y In New York City Imlted again today- the second ot the ten.. vrorkleBs,* heat-loss and lightlcBs Mondaya decreed by the nat'onal fuel admihlBtratlon and reports to local admlhlstrators In-dicatod that tho observance Was far more general than a we^k ago. Estimates made by experts .place the saving of coal Ih'tUeclty during ^maH^Mines-.IJttyilljE Off Men r- .Because of Lack of _ Market Hungarian Loyalty League, last night pleaded with representatives of the Hungarian societies throughout tho country to be undivided in their sympathies as,regards the great conflict. Toronto, Jan. 2S.-^A apclal service appeal, authorized by the primate of all Canada and tho Bishop of,Huron, chairman ot the exedntlve committee of the council of ^odlal.Bervlce, of the. Church ot Bngland, in Canada, la to be made in all tlie Anglican churches of the Dominion next Sunday, "Prohibition has .probably -coihe.:to stay, "What is-the church doing to meet the changed condition, of thr thousands who fprindfly. found their club in tho hatel^?''TB the first question dealt with in'the appeal. The church i^U8t;'alBb help, it is stated, in the proceiiB of reconstruction when the army; of workers- now flgoting in Fraabe,. return. i t ,� m,. . The'aum of �7,000-1b to be raised for Ottawa, Jan. 28.-That gprernment the purpose of working out the prob-'ow^firB'''" oneratlon of ateamihlp leras referred to,.and of carrying on-wviceB has proven a groat succeeB in ah educational campifgh. The appeal Australia, is indicated ;n a report rrf GOVT. OWNERSHIP tlohB today by a, snowfall which In Bome directions was heavy. Indications that the snow would continue Tuesday from the Iftke region eastward and the worst tlooUP'ot.railway traffic ot the winter'was,-'In prospect should the weather -biiroau's predictions bo fulfilled.'^. �� � � Low temperatures continue east ot the It^ck/Mountalnf There will bo little change today or toiporrow from the Ohio Valley eastward but through the south a cold wave is fcrecaet, reaching the cdast as far south as vaorthernv ^norlda; by Tuesday. > ' ganlzlng secretary,.wH'oae whole tltno wouldbe devoted,-to this: work, S' celved here from D. H. Qabb, Cannd-ihh trade commissioner at^olbourne. Mr. Ross states that the tleet ottif' teen cargo steamers > purchased; in June, 1916, by the commonwealth'lov-ernmont has been actively employed [at Bucti remunerative'rates that it la now estimated tho net earnings have paid otf.the, original outlay ot approximately, ten million doHars,  '> Word comes from Xaber that the operators of tho small eoal mines of that-district are up in the air over the,peculiar coal market. In spite ol all-the talk of coal shortage in Can-ada^^. the operators declare that they catiftinft BO sale for their output, and It. Is ^understood tbeae ralnea let 80 ihengo.laat week becauae ot lack of orders for coal. .Vh�:aituatlon resulted in the operators holding a meeting there last week when.'a telegram was dispatched to CiAfMagrath, fuel controller, urging tto.do something to give them re-The operators declare that the .controller should go farther than merely, fixing prices,.he should keep i|n eye on distribution in order that alt mines may receive orders enough to keep their full crews busy, -^he operators complain that the worst-feature of the situation is that in laying off their men many of them will go to the larger mines which have ;large selling organizations, thus Insuring steadier work. It win be remembered that some time ago a somewhat. similar complaint was made by the Edmonton mines;: the Edmonton railway yards being full of loaded cars for which no market could be found. 'The putput of the mines in question is about 750 tons, 16 cars, a week. The Canada West and Rock Springs mines, >~lt is understood, are smothered; wlthV,orders. The C. P. R. general ofdees here have been apprised of the Taber .situation and are seeking a solution of^the difficulty. A BIG DROP IN ARE DISAPPi)INTEO Chancellor'fir Speech Fell Far Short of Their Expectations Wall St. Closes, v New York. Jan. 28.--Wall street and the financial district,,rigidly.;a^h^Md. to the fuel administration's"tiiSConi-mendatlons for the abcond fuolless Monday. ' -,:.., Leaves for Brest--Bolsheviki Have German SocialistsDenbtince Militarises With fhtilr^oU icy of Conqiiciit London,. Jan.'28.-The bulk ot the Amsterdam, Jan. 27.-r-Aecordllis to press opinion thus far received from reports printed in German'dewspapers Germany supports Count Von HertliuK concerning the proceeitlnts of' the in his declaration of war alms, but i meeting of the main committee of the GO Czernin Litovsk- Trouble with Ukrainians� BATTLES ARE REPORTED; FINLANDERS ARE ON THE VERGE OF A REVOLUTION Amsterdam, .Ian. 28.-Count Czernin, the Austro-Hungarian foreign minister, left on Sunday tor. Breat-Liitovsk, where the negotiations with tho Russians are taking place, ac-' cording to Vienna advices today. Ho' v/siH accompanied by numerous officials. Count Czernin'a policy in administering Austro-Hungarian affaire has been endorsed by the foreign affairs' committee of the relchsrath which-,-has adopted a vote of confidence by " 14 votes against 7. Clashes with Ukrainians Amsterdam, Jan. 28.-Heavy fighting haa been in progress tor several days between the Ukrainians and Bolsheviki troops, according to a-press despatch reaching here from Ukrainian sdurccs. An attack was made by Ukrainian troops which attempted to take possession of Lutsk,^ Volhynla. The Bolsheviki commander appealed for assistance io the Austro Hungarian commander of that district, who declined to aid him. Situation In Finland Stockholm, Jan. 28.-A special despatch from Haparanda to the Afton-hladet reports that the Pinnish white guard, whicli recently was organized by the govornment, has taken full, charge of the bord'er control at Tomea which the Russlai\8 heretofore had refused to surrender. Travellers acrosa.' the, border no longer are being searched. The situation In Finland remains critical. Railway traffic has been stopped, it is reported, but this probably; Is not due to a strike, but to the government's orders to prevent the movement of the Red Guard and the Hitg-sian soldiers who'.are continuing thel^ reign of terror in vario'ps places. . ' The Red Guard hiK proclaimeda civil war In Viborg and haa received the promise of Russian aid,.according (to Information received by the Pinnish flegatloii- it - Stockholm. RusBiaunSol-: diers give as their motive for interfer- . enco their hope that they must spread the revolution westward, Finnish Revolution � � , Stockholm, Jan. 28. - The long tlirealened revolution in Finland Is-proceeding in the eastern provinces, according to sparse reports reaching Haparanda and forwarded hero.' .: Toronto, Jan. aS.-r'AtrthefronV since last October Flight.J'librLleut.: Oeorge A, Mackey, who ilast^^'year"played on the defence of the; 'Aura ^^Lee O. H. A. junior chainpipns^^i^tak already brought down al^gle-hand^d five Hun airplanes, iiioludlijgtb'ree double seat-era. I Aecordlhg to wojril>Vri|ipelved by his father at Mimlqf),.Lie^nt',iV|ad^ on one ocimslon ytkokled' > two' Hun niachlhee nii4to the allied bat-missing. Southeast of Loverguierii' tie front.'' strong reconnotterlng party wal. dlsi,: � �ii-.vi-t �� -i.-p-|- persed by rifle fire during the "night)' 'ur0 "The hostile artillery was notlvelast '. ^. ' WBATHBR night at different points southwest,of Hloh...............,'. 33 ' lioV'Y-';/;-,----.........-ti -morning and T'ade', Indetendlqs the war machinery.'against the charge of Inefficiency' and; lack nt initiative' to pre-, pare f9r war when; war wm wsured, Ute.- teoretary^lof' yrar diaolosed some a direct retutatlon-ot. the-words of recently having for Its president-Oor-, Count Von Hertling,!'because' iCount nelius F. Kelly, vice-president and Cxernin regarded President ' The; new concern has a capltaliiia-v tion of 1500,000 in flOO Bhares, aiidrjlt-18 their Intention to .start their; flrat;^ development work in the known gas; field east ot Sweet Grass,. If, aa. they.: expect, they strike a sufficient pWei^*', sure ot gas thisre they yillv pipe lt?it0|) Great Falls' for anveUlngajpunKnieB;! The companiyi believes there Is,;oilj^ln; Montana which will makeylt^^a iBecoiid| Wyoming and they, are going after-Itii ifsllil .New York. Jan^ a8.i-Any ol�&�lvif VJ no matter otwh'at magnitude,,tbat t^^^^^ Qermai&ii may launch toistininlalr proposal as the bails', of ;an understanding, while the chancellor declined to accept this view. V' � "If a general peace Is posBible"wlth-out fresh blows In the westt" said'Herr Neumann, "It should > be. concluded. The peoples who pursue the policy of conquest, like the undisciplined Admiral Von Tirpltz and the fatherland'party, have undermined the authority ot the state as never before."t > -h ' bad STORM*. ' ' London, Jon. 28.-^(Vla Heuter'h Ot-tawa Agency).-Violenrrala.^torhiB in Salisbury, Rhodesia,-have.'.eaused co)i-siderable damage and the suspension ot all communication: The.'Odclrvlven bridge, carrying tbe,Ontu\' ceeded ibeltate Rev. Mr, Araai^opi-ta Burvlve'd by a' widow{aq^'fllf^--I'wo ot^whQm are ove " quebeo aRd}on^c) (n Moi 5438 8062136550 61 6 8467 5100300201003230 ;