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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 29, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta .  , . .1. ' VOLUME XI. , ^ . .,,t- .\i i:- i 1., K. LETHBttlDGE, ALBERTi^,?r Tl'JvSDAYi .TANUAnY;29,'1918 - NUMBER 41 47KfLLtD INR^ 3N IJONli)N."NEW^m LIAN OFFENSIVE MM �' NO Lives LOST   F'urious Attack Delivered on Mountain, F^sition�^{ thfTAustirians HUNRAlb^VVRE ' .REPULSED; ACTIVITY MACEDONIAN FRONT, / Rom�(,, Jan. SS.^Iuilaii liooiiH.made � heavy, atUcltyeslertlay oirUie NoV-'fliern inoUntaln. front and broke firto . the oueray Unoa;. the war office ro-mrtd. UelhforcementH which the en-' emy Win Iiurry/ng dbnrii the Nob and . Campomulo vatlnyR were > dlspwaed by the artillery otlhb Uallnns and . tUelr allies/ .,. ' ' Twelve enemy airplanes were , bifpught down.' ,The Italians held raag-Uery of tlVe air 4ayerywhore. 1,S0O'Pritoner*.-- ' The Uhlans took lubro ' than 1,500 prladnerg. They stormed enemy yosl-tlons on'the heights east of the As-iago basin and 'brol^e tbroueli ut acv-ral points, j rinliitlng Violent coiuuer oTfeniilvei'.- .-On Bl-itith Front , London, .iau. 28.-"Hogtlle artillery Was active during the day northeast of>ypre�," says'the ofXiclal sifctement from the British headquarters^ In Franco and HelKlum. issned tonleht. "Tlier^ is nothing further of Bpeclal Intej-CBt.'; , \ On Maeedonian Front* Paris, Jan. 28.-�Th'e official siute-' jnent on operations' in Macedonia is-Vued tonight byihe war office, reads: CM, "Ar^myof tliu East,, 'January 21: 'T?lierf were patrol enoounter/west of ISbK^ .polran. Serbian troops carried out wcc^ssful - (turprise '�tt�'ck ngatfitt'-BulKarlan-positions at Do^)ro-^ polayo:.' �:!:�" .�� . � ; �. .. i "AJU^flJavltttora^bombarded'enemy, I '�|ta))ltahm�nt8-l|HiU� ^valley, of the vardor and In*'lnl8 "reeion of Sores.'' � - V On' Arraa Front- ^ , ^ V,.',^-,. ' ,.ia)Jido'n,vjRft.^'2S.-^s'ota'blA a'etrvUI; *.% the Ocrihan'avtllJery Isreported lii I the vicinity ot Monchy-Le-Proux, on . Uie Arra� front. Today's war office -Uporf^ also announces the driving off :tOf a German>rn.Wl�g party and the.dls-ppearance. ofs-� British patrol which had been sent out to the northeast of Y^res. The'Stntement reads: / '"A' hOBtlfS, raiding party was driven offthe , expttf-' tlon aaid a number of lives had been lost but fttdaylitht It wan bolleved. ther* was. no lo^s? of lite and that only two men. had been InJuredsHUhough the caS; natty list cannot be, definitely determined Until tho conipany rolls have been checked over. MVE-TEXf OF Cepenhag�j)i 29.--The Red White Hous^ Statement Siy ;f ' President Saw OnlyJEx-tracts of It N. Y. VERY SEVERE Officials Pessimistic O^er Out-loolc For Relief of ^Situation-,' ' New York, Jan.-2�.-New York to. day found Us coa! shortage as menacing as ever, the snow aad^sleet stortn of yesterday tying up movements of fuel and virtually nullifying the savings effected bytbe partlaKshutdown of Industry ordered by the national fuel administration, :' In face ot toredastg of more snow, officials In charge of the-sltuation were fl-ankly poHsimlatic over the o'utlooK for relief. Froight-itraffle already has /teen thrown out/of joint by huge snow, drifts on all lines entering the city, while the Ice- blockade In the harbor, which had been improving, 1^ now said to be'the woret'in thirty years. � �. .:� WAS MOVE ON THE PART AUSTRIAN GOVT. TO PLACATE PEOPLE Wa.shlngtoj), ,Tan. 29.-The statement was authorized at the White Hoii^e yesterdsyv that President Wilson has not receive* a copy of Count dzernln's speelch outlining Austro-Huhgarlan peace conditions and had seen only the cabled extracts of the address. , in spite of the interest aroused In official and diplomatic circles by tho announcement of a-Ciet-man.paper that Count Czernin had > informed Austrian delegates Sunday, that his speech had been communicated to President Wilson In ad.inince of delivery there wan a general disposition to believe that the announcement, like the address itself, was for hom� consumption. None of the neutrc^l agencies through whicli such (ucominimlcatloTi would be transmitted had any  -  ^ � Quard hat .wdi^' complete control of Halelno'terai^eapltal of Finland, a itockholrn-Alepstch to the National TMnttiK'reports. It Is not known whethir^the Finnish gev-tfrnment ofTMtalc �seap9d from the reVolutlenarlet. Disorders have 'beun prevalent in ;FUiIand for severn! wncke, and news Ispntchfis  frrfm.?Stocklmlm yesterday said'a re.vohJtlon was. in progress In the eastern pruviujji-'s. The Issue lies between theFinnish . government, l' I " '-.li I I I m whioh.llself Is Indcpandent of Russia and' organized the white guard and the Bolshevlkl Red Guard. The Bol-shovlkl government apparently Is willing to agi'ee to Finland's neparn-tlon from- RUtsia, its. opposition to the Finnish governniont bRlng based on the ground that It is bourgeoisc. The Red Guard proclaimed civil war last week, and were said to have re-delvod'the promise of nid from tho Petrograd government. In reply to a protest mado b.v Finland the Russian government^nid; It must support the proletariat of Finland in tho struggle I against the bourgeoise. Telegraph Briefs , ACTING FINANCE MINISTER Ottawa, Jan.-2B.-In the absence ot air Thomas White, who is In Toronto, Hon. A. K..MacLean Is acting minister of- finance. SUfFERipFIRE Wdolleit Mlir; Buriw-Fire ' 'Mn Dupont:Pow4�r Plant : . information Regarding'It. Col. E. M. House was a caller at tbe White House during the day and it was learned tlAt he'arrived last night for a conference with the president. His presence gave rise to spec-' tilation as to discussions of peace prospects, particularly In view ot reports, that Cor. House said while he could not talk about hi? conference he would state there was no truth whatever In rumors that he-wasvgolng. to Euwjpe again shortly. . ,.  There la but one,-,dftidal view here about Count Czernln'i^ action In say-; in'g his speiB'ch had been sent.to the' prosident'-jregaridieils .o^ jwhetUer siicli a tiling actually^^jiad" 6eep! dorieitijjo-pbrtsf/to' the stSto'^'depyrtraent tod|fy told'of the bre�k1ng,nii)i,^t pah-Oermiii meetings by gbcliliatB Who are tired of Iwar',' wtoilffidflior despaichea, iv^iir cated^ that the, pan-German8\arc eiif-tlcliintlyv pow^tul' to � prevent' the l3oniB l^elleved tohave been caused by the^^heele nf a ciir,.running ovvr loose powder th^t had been aplUed on the trackt in qne of the dryjng tunnela,' : V . 'ti!veri>ool, Jan, 29,-The Mersey dis-trictV Federation of Bn^inetrlns and Shipbuilding Trades attended by nteiii-b^rsvadoiited u resolution calling for ail possible reslatanco to any further -�a'll upon the coUBtry'8 man power.un-Iv,jps3 the government immediately declares Itii wllUngnesa to adopt,the Labor farty's; war allhs, promises to tac-llltRte itni Ipt'ernatloual workers' can-I' ferenco Hnd:^i)grees' to the oous^rlptlon of woalt^^ There wero' only Wo dls-iientiiig}v�t08. ^ ;>81r Auckl�nd'.tioddeH,'diroctor of national service, was > invited to attend and surprised the meeting by accept-ing'i the Invitation; .He made a long Hpe^h :and (4^aH questipned for lwo\ liQui-fl, recoivlDg an- ovation iwhenne .r,eiult of-the I. ^iAT&s^i&^r^ - U^or organlzt:f)on�T'�(!heduled tor to-^dby may have^w b� postponed. Owing to tho cancellgtldu ot many trainii lavt, night, it is doi)btfuPlf,H. nimiber ot the ' rielegRteo may ari'lve, today>> In that ^ event, tho proceedings will probably tbe merely inNi'm^l. - -  � 'ii,i'>FullQwlng,\the conferences, A sub-^ 11*^,;. .30,~7lk)n^,MaBuel Gar. /i^�^Y..C|ic/Spanl�bf^nt^^ (or Mout-� i'ei|l,�ia;d�|id.''4'rUe nuoeunHMa'tO'p'enu-iifi9h��*�il^ei',t�irfew,�ity^', Jiinoi�.' ,He inerlr^tbe Oarman iWJllthtik;Oo�ben cording to a tkla||rkm' from, Conatan-'f tIKbple. received ber*>-Uy''.thi w*y Berlin, entered tha'h^rhor.bt'Coqstanr llnople yesterday.' Nwtaerou* Bir at-s tacks by -enlMte 'slirnQP,^; IV it' added; inflicted only.,unlmpeirtsiilfx^inageta'; ;the tunnel 'fnd .the''.4rin Ptatirtg, (only two, smal>.''boikibR'h>vita( atrupk -ihe snip?) 11 r^ixM:v^" "/, Fle^tug from twofwii��l''arbeeu' recovered and^-,|l(ty-^hroe st'tl Vemaln in,the;plt. The water at the 1200-foot level-has been lowered eleven Inches by tlie powerful-pumpB^^n use.t -.'i-; Aa theresultTot au inspection-by'a special oommission'it was. discovered that tho^McGregor works are.^afo,but; they recommended , that no 'Avork^r.b^ ddne' in ^the team below tbe'^cOr^gor^' until Itt Is .absolutely pleared.?ot>jBik{i: of men wont to work.^todpy.Aand: alaiger number will go d^wu; tomor-: row>f Thetcoronpr'i�Mnqueat Into. thS. Ottawa, Jan, 29.--The eommiaslon Of coneervation issuea^a note of warn^ ingnini(;connectioa/wUh.r the lack' of coal.; "Unless all slgn^a fall,'*. It states; "thecoal shortage.nest^wlnter will be morei'acute than thia winter, and Avery ottort: should be exerted-to provTde a supply.of dry hard-^^wood.' Farmers and villagers will ;be= expected to look (^tteiij' themselves, but in cities and Ittwnii .the responsibility l�vdeveloping uppn>:tbe municipal authorilies. Those 'Sbo|i1d~'loae: no time: In organizing to liayovW.ood^ cut, hauled,. v v'JPjte commlssloif also' urges the tap-plngiot-evory maple tree to conserve puwrftMnply. SWISS QONSUL Montreal, Jsim 29,-Chorles 5'aesster, manager bfParrlsh and Helmbccker, LIniitod, gralii-merchants, Toronto,'has been appointed'consul ot Switzerland for the province' ot Ontario and tho northwest. territories^ with residence at Toronto* > two out of the 100 present - comprising most of the farmers-In the vicinity, voted in favoriot the; resolution. Among those i'Yawuz frPoInt Iti .he Ml-.j,'crul86r ;.a,t>lklng a Allan shaft disaster Vlll boglh alS^a ,0'clocl^ .before Dr, Kennedy. ' TatI * address, and k c itreaented'ilO'Reyv principal of Qufieii's to,i, p�t, by thr Puu)> .jn-epby tei In recpgrtltl5i\';o dUrliiK hl�.1^a�toVat'�t�-tlons and sent to the weeitern front. The trOops are taken IntblBiway man Cor man (or two,rcasoni,:first.,becau80 It deceives the Rusalans, and secondly, because the troops baVe been bo Influenced/l^y the Rueilatii^eVolution--ary propagailda that.'the Oermah mill-; tary chiefs have decided. to separate the men and>scattered them. In unaffected western reglmepte." j BELiiriiiTi SEEKPEAlp Germany's HoldoK Bul^rla and Turkey Weakening � Every I)iqrr.';= \' First in Several Weeks-One Brought Down in County  of E�sex BRITISH AIRMEN QUICK TO ACCEPT^ BATTLE WITH HUNS London, Jan. 29.-Forty-seven peraont were killed and 169 Injured In last night's air raid, It It announced officially. All tht victims of the raid were kliltd or wounded in London, except for . the death of one person and th't Injury of seven. Tha mattrl�l damage waa not tcrleut.. , 15 Hun Machines "t^ODdon, Jan. 29.-i-About fifteen Qer* man airplanes of which four or five reached London, took pai;! In the first of the two raid* last night, it Is^aijy nounced officially. Only one of tlV/ raiders engaged in' the second attack penetrated as far as the clt:^. , One Brought Down One of .the ralding^ircratt. wait brought down, falling In ,flame� frqn� a,height of 10.000 feet. AU three of the crew were burned to death. � An indecisive engagement was fought by a^ British pilot with another raider over the sea. AU tha British pilots returned safely. - J London has been expectiug an ene"-my.alr raid during the past week ;ot moonlight nights, but nothing had) happened and the residents began ; to think they would escape altogether, when about S o'clock laat night,- the arrival ofjhe unwelcome visitors .vta� annouuCe'S; i , ..  The anti-aircraft guns were toon dit action and continued tiring- Intennitr; tentiy for more thaii five houra.'Vbile Boston, Maw., Jan, - 2ft.-r'"I:here is much reason to expsistrAthat , Turkey present-were Dr. 8. F. Tolmlo, M.P,; vwlll.before long seek peace.^wlth the J. F. Mcintosh, KfeP., and F. A. P�iuline, allies," safd^Dr. Jamep TX:^'arton, jtor-M.P.P.^:? .:/ \ � eign secretaiy of the'iAmetica|n'^o�rd TMANCE , . ai|ltc, Frailte,,:' Jan. '29.- ,Qr�al Brllaln, Pra'nc's,''Italy and . Aty.'KU.gs-�at^� ot, St 1ast\ night fei Prlntjijar >s,@olle'gei! AYaBlUngtoa.'- Jan.. ij9.-Italy.>;'^ t sltuaMoii \�4 become so serious, 6f(U, oi^l despatches-from-Rome today sal(l,i that restau/anta inMhe, province>> b�l^ Rome afqi^pqrtiiblted'/jrom -- pastes * "  ol^all I deaputoi ,______ _ which the Itallanji are obliged To (�|d.o.,. the populace.paased'an anxloiis'^lp^ ^^.'.fj^ .i 'A of commissioners for, foreign' mlftslont- in the Un'wn MIssion-'yes^May: ' "At. the present time Germany'sliold on Bulgaria and Turkey latweake^ing cvery^hour. The losB-L-oti, Jeruaalem nnd noy^> more recently^ the' two; Oer-raan ^baf^leshlps" canr;re�ulV^pnly. ' In Turkey's sense ot hopelessuess'of the struggle." ^' AT 5*^'report, William, .�Ont**jiif..2t.- ? Windsor; Ont., JanV;i5'^9.~Fqtirteen employees of the ,Micliigan' Central railroad were injured'.'latev last' night wbon a passenger train V;'ranInto a .work train near the.^roUridhouee dOwtn-Nln ^Kssex.. '. �� '-.-"r Audience Braved lt_^^^_ London, .Ian. 29.-Attacks"by eiienSy';. airmen last night and early today laafr, ed . Intermittently for jieaTly iflye hours ai\d for two hours there WB'|i^�. heavy amd-almost continuous gunfire? The members ot the Royal qeqgvaphi-.; arrive on account of the lateness :oC -suburban trains,' ^ . ! ' .Tbe.rald^'as carried out by a co;ii J slderatalo number /of aeroplanes which � attacked in relays.. 'As far as cojild'i be seen not more than three bftoiii^% airplanes broke through the L>ondoiij^l defences. The Invaders were attacklidfi; by numbers ot British machines. ' e , The Official Announcement . j } ''� London, Jan. 29.-The otficlel VWll nouhcoment follows: "The latest'in-^^J formation shows that two"groups'of 'i raiders crossed the Essex coast'afid-ono group ;tlie Keut coast practically ,d simultaneously at' about ^ p.m* ��- The ', ffl two'tormer detachments'proceodedUO' ^ ^ ilf- .\:.,~ ' TORONTQ  - *  Toronto,^ '^an,- 29.-Today   d&wned:9leaj('>aniUpalm with an'  Ideal .wllfftrt^npeVtttunjaud * ^ ,'we|itbor/ condttjuns ,east' apdA.,^,] 4 wpEi'l ,9re; repiffted sirollar/to. 4 4 thpsB obtaining ' hqre.,' vWUIv � tm t' gangi,>lproi|t|el;.t B^aro clear.v * ajrlntande^t otvthe s' .Ottawa, Jan. . . - , gram from Dawaon> City ,rec^lf states that when allitbtCretji in from' outlying i|l8trlotM itr Qongdon Ih likely tQj!jeB, ,'| "Aiiun)berot,jaactal'nesottb�laoyjil . ,  "----'----'4>np. Two-^of-ouV �enemy airplan brief-.fljl^f^ i i Of .'V-.. flying. Cdrpitl fCQUtsiencQuni ovei^'.JPttex; ^A,^.^ , ^^.,,,, olose^raqg^ thl^rawr took-',fl)r�fai fell In flames,jy�lli^fi>onpd.lQ',9PQi(li below. 'AII^UiraiiMi^ttberB dt'U^ were burne^l to d�at|i.;' , ^fMl i '''"Sev6rftV>therj' epgag^ipenr^* ^ncm^/macl^lneA w'ere,ro-" pHo�|i,,�ne*9; .vbpi^ipWr acrDBa'?R�,�ortr"' ?4638478 872895 2169 17863357 ;