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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 30, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume xi. v.-' LETIIBUIDGE, ALBERtA;v^liDNESr)AY. JANUARY JH), lOlF NUMBER 42 GOV Revoliitionaries Have Formed a Gov dent Wilson In his recent mca- : 8BIC." � :  > ON P FRONT ARE SUCCESSFUL London, Jon. 29.-(Delayed)-The official statement from British head quarters in France tonight reads: "Early this morning tho enemy at-tomploa a raid on ouo of our poBt� iiouth ot the river Scaf-pc (Arraa) under cover of a heavy barrage. Tho raiding party >waB repulsed with loss without entering our trenches. The enemy artillery has been ac LABOR HAS German Laboring Classes Make Specific Demand on Kaiser � Stockholm, .Tan. 30.-Tho liMunish yovolutionlBts have formed a govern ____ ____..........._ ment under tho presidency ot Kuller-1 tjy.g ";{'},J'iJJ.""AVraB"and' Ypres during �wo Mnnnor, accordlns to a toloBram.'tj,g ,jj,y Otherwiso there Is nothing from Helsingfors dated Tuesday. Tho  j,ppjjyj report." memborgoE (he (Kinnlsh senate were Jiot molested by' tho revolutifonlsts: Monday night In Helsingfors was calm and the Russian soldiers were passive. \'lborg also was reported quiet. Tho FlunlBh government has noticed Sweden that it cainiut bo ros-jionaiblij Xjv the li rca ot Swi'dish r.iib-jects, of wliom tlieje are about 400,000 Successful Raid London, Jan. 30.-"Last night one of our patrols successfully attacked a German position northeast of Havrin-court and killed or took prisoner a number ot the enemy's garrison," the war office reports. Further casualties were Inflicted on the enemy in patrol encounters in the neighborhood ot i T.-'ninn.l Hoiinrts Vrnni Helsiniifora encounters m me iiBJBiniuiuuuu ui �l^o c"oS?,^"diK but�Thfy'1KtolB�necourt. where we captured a That tho rumor that tho Swedish minister has fled Is incorrect. All ot Boulborn Finland as far as Tununerfofs Is reported-to, be in (ho ImndH of tho ited Guard,*but (he gov-eminent troops have vanquished the Ked Ciuard ut various place.? in northern Finland. Tho general strike continues at Hel-singtorK and the Socialists are reported to have made cwnmon cause with tjiR v;vclutIohl8ts. Thi yoclalists have lijgufd a procionintiou nccusing the  gnvoruvnont bC attimpliiuf to organize !in ariiied forco to crui:It the FlDnlsh jiroIetBJ'int. - �V Appeal For Help ' London; Jan. ;iO.-A Stockholm^des- 'jjatch, to the Tlmqs sajw the Kimiish irovernmenP has sent a representative, to Sweden with an appeal for military heip^a^ainst the revolutionists. So far as possible to foresee, the despatch says, Sweden will not grant the request. ' machine gun." Aviation Woric / London, Jan. SO.t-An ofhcial statement on aerial operations Issued by the British war office late last night reads: "Good visibility Monday enabled much aviation work in conjunction with tho artillery and also s6me photography to be carried out. British airmen dropped 400 bombs on various objects including Roulers, Menin and the nii'dromo iiear--Tournai. Several t|)0U8an,d rounds wore fired at enemy n/fichipes in the rfir. Three ottrar mdohlnea are ralsalng.-. \ "During the night of Monday-Tuesday six tons of bonibs were dropped on enemy billets, 'railway ftatlons- and trains and airdrbnies, All the British machines retiirnea safely." All Astonishing Record \ � / No bqtler; Mroinoter ot the prosperity ot the funuers of Southern Alberta can 6|i|iound anywhere than tho volume ot business being done by tho farm machinery concerns of a district, and when it Is established that a big comiixn like the International Harvester Co., at LethbrldRo led all Canada lajfij;!*'volume ot cash business dono iii 11)17 as compared witli -the total vonw ot business handled it is falsly evident that the farmers of Southern AlKerta led the rest of Canada in point ot prosperity. Figures gWhereU by the Herald from the local branch of the 1. U. C, ot which P. B.'Spoonor is manager, show that $1,200,000 worth ot business was done thifbugti the Lethbridgo branch, dlstrlbUtlni; centre for Southoni Alliorta.duHngr'11)17. Of this 92.7 pel- cent., or approximately ?1,100.000 was done .in, cash. This lends Western Canada in percentage and is believed to Ica^also the western'United States. ' ^ In 1916, Uie TOnipany's business here approached the million mark and 82 per cent. Svas'done In cash. The 1917 business Iheretorn shows a very approclablo gain, a large percentage of which Is made up in the additional tractors sold. ,Tho local officers of tho bronch are looking forward to another big vcar ii| 1918, confident that they can pgain aera new'record. > ? .*{ 't* 'i' ? "t* > > > COLDEST NIGHT ? ? ? � .;. .> but also thermit the I xportation;o( a surplus to Eurppe.At l^tUo present time Canada puys out more money for liuportod mlnefal products than she rooelvoB from her/mlnes. The the conuititteer The production of cer> taja;mineral: products' lu,5Ga�j>rta has been stimulalod by 't�|e war and new W^iiipegj. Jan. :30.~TJie jtollowlng orders were t'bday iBBued by the board of grain supervUora: , Order No, 24.: That^^lhe tlonr mllla in Canada pay to the.boarU ot grain BuperviRora tor'Canada one and one-halt of one cent Iter bushel on all western wheat ground into (lour or other wheat product!. . ^1''f-; That the funds created.'Under this order bIirH be in' addition ^o, but h'ep-arato aHd\dlRUnoi:Trom:the fund provided under ordeiv number 18 ot tho board. , > '^ �  That this order Bhall. be ottai'tlve the iBt o( Februaryri918Aand continue until the Slat otiAuRust.J 19.i..S, both dates; ^notnaive, ei^c^p^: that thi.? "buu and ''one-half of onel oeut per^uaUel,' i}hall be paid as'from* the lat of .Tan-uary, 1�18, upon all wheat iifpunri by the (lour mills located upon tho lol-lowing. subdlvlpiona. pt the Canadian Pacitio'Hail way: ' , " .  Stirling, CouUb, > CavdstoU) Raley, Alderaydo, . Maclejija,' > T^aber," Crows Neat, Mupl^ lOreoKi Brooks, Otoiohen i ludustrles created.' Slops will be tak-{ Sutfteld, Irrlcana. jtnd'Lansdon in Al ^> fa to ^afe^uard and pi'ovlde tor .the , bevta and by.tlie.t|ioi|i: , FRENCH DUKE Klk^EO . Paris, Jan.' 29,--Tl�e Duke ot Chev-rouse ,wbb, combatted through the medium':,5>( - sermoAs UOdo gunboat Hazard was.sunk In tho through the ,pulplt itu4i,vUie,.wW�n ''v air raid were due to the - overcrond-j '! Ing of air .raid shelters. 'Mr' MaoPhfir-- � V son'said, that 70 British airmen'went,M dp in' search' of tho^ enemy maohinqS't^.X' and that\airo( tUera retunled sarely.i-V,-' Official Statement. were^dellvoreii^'^'fv* stile a�rfalan9s"3>>''* London, Jan. 30.-The pftlcial stat?', ment (oliows: , "A'number ot attacks against' i.i0�don by hostile last iilght between 10 iB.m.i; J a.m.,-but' In no case did tl�e r�>ideMj penetrate Into the:caplH|" ""' enemy . machine,: orosseili TUinet'at 9:30 p.m., ana th>.>Thames Eatnary'^toy' 6402 315626 2625 034 ;