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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 5, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME JULY 1918 NUMBER 173 BRITISH MAKE Bli HAUL IN ATTACK SAYS GERMAN PEOPLE READY FOR HONORABLE PEACE Bolshevik Completely Crushed in Battle toear Urkutek and Forced to Retire July forces have Inflicted a severe de feat upon the Bolshevikl according tc a telegramreceived here today from The Bolshevikl are said to have been completely defeated west of Irkutsk and toyhave been driven out of the reelon to the east of Lake Baikal there was a battle at Nerkh rnle a town on the Siber ian eighty miles east of Laki and It resulted in the Russian government troops being driven out of the The on abandoning Irotsk took with them great quan tities of ARE ISOLATED July delayed dispatch from dated June received at the State Depart ment said all communica tion Moscow and several places in Western Siber had been cut off for severaf The departments last report from Ambassador Francis at Vol ogda was flated June Trouble in EIGHT MORE TRY TO GET FREEDOM Ciliary July tions of Midlers for habeas corpus were jiretsnted to Justice xwre adjourned until next The appMca tlont were Wide a result of the Eurl The appli cants were ftell Richard George Charles Cyril Odll Eugan Christiansen Daniel Mich ftowat and Carl Harold AND SHELLED THE TBOATS New Records Made in building in Big Launching Held Ontario Man Gives the King De tails of Hospital Ship Tragedy July Arthur Knight of a mem ber of the Canadian Ambulance who was one of the survivors of the Llandovery was summoned to Buckingham Palace yesterday to give King George an account of the disas The king was most sympathetic and asking many Knight afterward related what he had told the His story is interesting for it throws lighton the loss of the nursing He was In a boat with fifteen of the sisters land a crew of He said Our I boat struck a delvit and there was wayof about fourteen knots on the sinking We broke all bur oars iu trying to keep the boat clear of the ship and finally managed to get away and drifted rapidly thf The ffecK of the Vessel tfafr almost awash as we passed and as she sank our boatwas capsized and suck Reported July received by the Emergency Corpbration up to early theFourth of July launching of American ships showed that sixty four aggregating deadweight had taken to the water at shipyards throughout the Thirtynine of these ships were of steel and twenty five RECORD BUILDING San July director general of the Emergency Fleet launched twelve vessels from his own yards in this district yester day and directed the launching of five more from other Eight of the twelve vessels constructed in Schwabs plants were de Four were freight ves one of the was constructed In thirtyseven worlds Total Now 74 July if ten additional ships on the Fourth f July were reported at the Emer gency Fleet Corporation here today aising the grand total to Of 2 are steel and 32 wooden The otal dead weight tonnage was In Creased by the added ships to of which is steel and s vV BULLETINS PASS PtACE Amsterdam July relch stag the peace treaty and supplementary treaties with according to a Berlin The Jcfdependsnt Soc ialists voted all the treat NEOROC8 HANGED Camp July Three negro copvicted by court of assaulting and outraging a seventeen year old white girl oh the cantonment grounds the nlflht of May 24 were hanged here today virtually the entire division witnessing the July Botha of the Union of Squth has issued a statement showing that serious unrest exists in South Af Strong and military measures are being taken to cope with Premier In his says There is good reason for suspecting that enemy agencies are at work in this country and that they are in triguing to stir up not only among the but also among the natives and no means or measures are deemed too des picable so long as they can attain BIG RAW LIKELY Wage Increases Totalling Have Been De manded July prospect of a not only among the mechanical and car department employees of the Canadian ra I but among all classes of rail road Is looming closer every accenting to well con firmed stories which are now go Ing the rounds in the labor Negotiations were begun be tween the representatives of the FederatedRailway Trades broth erhood and the Canadian Wan Board this afternoon at the Place Vlger The mens representatives were fn secret session this morning be fore entering the conference with the Spoken to about the possibility of a strike on the Canadian Secretary of the war to make a Labor officials freely hinted at the Mssibillty of A new demand on the Involving wage Increases totalling Is It is The railway officials claim that thsy simply cannot give larger Increases In wages without in creased revenue from freight Sisters Pitched Out saw some of the sisters pitched out and that wasthe last of the boat as far as I am aware unless what I caught a glimpse of later was the same boat bottom I went down and on coming upwas struck on the head and dazed by a heavy bit of I went down again to a considerable depth and then was blown into the air by an explosion of some I suppose it was the Was Picked Up I had on no clothing except pajama jacket and managed to cling to a piece of timber on which I float ed for what seemed to be two hours Presently a boat came alongside and I was pulled It was then pitch dark and I heart an order in good but slightly accent ed English to go alongside of wha proved to be a This pi der was accompanied by a threat tc fire a big gun if we I scram bled aboard the submarine and sever or eight Germans gathered around m asking What do you want But will out waiting for my of them seized and pitched me bodily back into the Knights story confirms the narratives of other survivors relative to the Germans ramming and firlpg on the wreckage and boats from the Llandovery S SPEECH MELL Sounds Note of Ultimate yictory of Allied Forces For Free X dom of World July call tothe peoples of the world to adopt Amer icas declaration of independence and the reiteration of Americas purpose to permit of no compromise in the issues now at made by Presi dent Wilson in his Fourth of July ad dress at Mount was endorsed today by officials and diplomats The statement of the president that no half way decision is tolerable nor is conceivable many officials will have an Important effect in forestalling another offen sive by rumors of which have reached allied capitals for sev WOOL FOR Seven thousand raw Caucasian cotton to kitdiyWed among Hun AustHn have been shipped ttitttn accord ing to a repbfi from where the cottoriwill arrive early in Twentysix freight cars of the finest merino it is already have arrived in GETS LASHES July a middle aged was sentenced in police court here yesterday to two years In the penitentiary with twenty lashes for unseemly conduct to ward a The complainant was seated with another of the sisters on a bench in the convent grounds when the offense was Her screams brought the other nuns to her t MUCH PROMINENCE Wil sons Independence Day address at Mount Vernon is printed with great prominence by all the news Some of them single out special display as slo Ih the the top of the front1 The amount of space devoted to recording the celebrations in England and obliges most of the editorial workers to postpone un til tomorrow comment on the A IUST PEftCt So Says Socialist Paper in Ber linGould Meet Allies on Fair July a leading the Socialist newspaper Vor declares that the desffe of the German people tor a speedy peace with honor is so etrong that a accommodation from the other side would be bound to lead to its Our enemies continues the have the opportunity of obtaining peace not prescribed by the war map but based on the equicose military and economic forces on ioth The policy of truth demanded by Philip Scheidemann requires an ad mission that the economic forces of PEOPLE British Make Some Big Captures in Offensive at Hamel1500 Prisoners UNION N01 MET Strikers at Coast Make Threats Appeals to End Strike Vancouver July TUje executive committee of the Metal Trades Coun cil met at one oclock this morning and decided to call off the sympathetic strike it had called the rtight before the Gorman people are not inexhaust1 a noon today The and the fact that we arc cut orf fg off de The Trades and from overseas raw material is being increasingly The more candidly we speak or this the more readily will our enemies believe uHwhen we say that this oppressive situation can only in duce us for years to make greater mi litary but not to accede to conditions dishonoring the German people and damaging their interests The conclusion of a peace with hon or thus corresponds to the interests of our adversary in the same degree as our The Trades and Laboi Council last night declared that the electrical power being supplied by the and the Western Power Company was unfair and at the ad journment of the meetingheld anolh er meeting of one repre sentalive of the Metal TradesCoiinci and the representatives of the elec trical workers and the street railway eral Although only a single reference Only a Powerful Army Can Pro tect the Republic He Says 10 SELL WHEAT THE WEATHER Vow Md 72 38 Were Holding For But Police Threaten them With Prosecution Through ignorance or misunder standing of the provincial police officers at Taber became suddenly ac tive this and as a result several farmers in the district have been forced to sell wheat that they were keeping in stock for seed for next as they have no crop this It appears that the police officers compelled the farmers under threat of prosecution to bring in all the wheat they had and put it on the mar The farmers protested but to no The matter wns taken up with the board of who replied to the effect that while they were doing all possible to encour age the armor to market every poss ible bushel of yet no order had ever been issued compelling the farmers to AB a result of the deplorable action of the provincial police in the these farmers have been deprived of their seed and as their crops this yeai are a they cannot rely on these for the They are in a rathe BOOT was made to the enumeration of tlio people stricken still among the though theyi are for the moment unorganized and help less was counted upon to be a pot ent factor in tha influences working for the rehabilitation in that DEATHKNELL New July morning newspapers commenting on President Wilsons Fourth of July speech de clare it is a message of ultimate vic The Times suys Germany can not avoid the doom that awaits her by further deceitful GERMANS FIGHT UKRAINE PEASANTS June sanguin ary battle is reported to have been fought at Yekaterinoslav between GermanUkrainian White Guards and The latter are naid to number and to be equipped with artillery and machine The factories in that it is are closing because the workmen are enlist ing in guerilla IMPERIAL LIMITED IN SMALL WRECK July four oclock yesterday morning the Imper ial Limited Canadian Pacific Railway passenger which left Vancou ver on struck a landslide on a narrow curve embankment high over the Fraser fifteen miles east of Speuces The locorno live jumped the trade and overturned carrying with it the tender and bag gage Only a tenfoot space in tervened between the wrecked engine and a tittyfoot drop into the stream Engineer George Goyett suffered a sprained He the only one The train proceeded a oclock yesterday afternoon July internal sit uation in the Russian Soviet repub lic is such that only a powerful army on the basis of obligatory service can protect is the opinion of Leon commander of war and mar ine He submitted advocat ing universal military service for the bourgeoise as the workmen and peasants and hopes that fifth congress of Soviets will pass such a Premier kenine has ap proved the report and the ffetails are being worked In the meantime Trotsky haa or dered the registration of allmales be tween the ages 10 and 40 and the enlistment simultaneously of work men anil the burgeoiso classes born in 1896 and The latter will be formed into nonfighting to dig trenches and clean and Later they may be promoted to service in the ranks after they have proved by deeds their loyalty to the aboring class and the poor peasan Ford Ran Full Speed Into Him At There Today Thos a wellknown farmer living six miles south of the was fatally injured at Coutts when he was struck by a Ford car and so badly smashed up that he died in the Coutta hospital this Baker in company with one or two was crossing the road in tho dark at Coutts last when Ford car came along at top speed and crashed into The drivers then turned out the lights and made off without They were un known and it was impossible to sec lire the number of the Baker suffered a broken arm and leg and internal injuries of such nature that he died this morning a six Arrangements are being made to bring the remains to Leth General At this meeting it was decided ttt unless a settlement was effected general strike should be called late and this recommendation Is to conj sidered by tae Individual the to be a meeting of he special committee represettnng he various unions tnornltig r In reply to an appeal from the Dom nion government to stop the strike as it imperilled large quantities of food in cold storage the Trades and Labor Council replied that the gener al strike can only be averted by the company making a with ts employes and that otherwise the Over 100 Machine Guns Are Also Captured in the Drive Near GERMAN COUNTER ATTACK HERE WAS SUCCESSFULLY BLOCKED July patrol parties were active last night In many sectors of the front from Plcardy to according to todays War Office Pris oners were taken by the numer ous raiding The text of the statement says French patrol detachments erating between Mont Dldier and the in the on the right bank of the Ver dun region and in took 1500 PRISONERS With the British Army In July British have taken over fifteen hundred pris oners in their attack on COUNTER ATTACK July Germans last night delivered a counter at tack upon the new positions gain ed by the British on the Amiens front to the east of the village of The War Office an nounced today that the enemy had been repulsed in this attempt and left prisoners in the British 100 MACHINE GUNS July than prisoners wars en by the British forces in yester days operation in the Somme In addition one hundred machine guns and a number of trench mortars were American Front With the American Army in July the Associated roiible will spread to other Fourth of July was an unusual ly quiet day in the normally inactive sectors occupied by American troops from the Woevre to the Swiss Even the artillery and air services were less busy than cloudy wea and poor visibility hampering ARMENIAN FORCE ON THE AGGRESSIVE Editors Charged With Libel Say He is Politically Dan1 gerous July pub licity might endanger the ol the the president of the court which is to hear testimony in the li bel suit of Von the foreign against twoBerlin announced at the openpng session of the trial Thursday that July ation immediately by the house of resolution authorizing the president to take overthe tele cable and radio was urged today by Chairman Sims of the Interstate commerce The resolu tion which has received the en dorsement of President Secretaries Baker and Daniels and PostmasterGeneral Burleson was reported favorably yesterday at a brief holiday of the A SPLENDID July two million dollar Victory Loan which New Foundland was asked to raise in six weeks was obtained by popular subscription In six days and It was announced to day amount probably would be jK July forces on the aggressive in Trans have established them selves well within tliis former Russian according to re ports from The latest ad vice from this quoted by the Berlin Lokal states that an Armenian force of has occupied the city of miles south of Tiflis and near My fifty miles inside the trans Caucasian WEALTHY MINNEAPOLIS MAN IS MURDERED the case would be held in Addressing the accused the president of the court asked whether it was not possible to settle the mat I ter by loyal explanations on thepart Believed tp Have Been Foully Mur Money Found to Be body of fteuben 33 years a weathy mine owner and operator of this s found inthe Mississippi liiver here late today badly bruised and with a bullet hole in The police expressed the belief tlvaffie had been but were unable to find a ciue 8s to who did the The bruised condition of the the po lice said indicated that after Keuthe had been shot he was thrown over the seventyfoot cliff into the That robbery was not the motive of the murder was the belief of the au thorities foe negotiable papers in oil propertyin Kansas and to falling more than were found scattered along the river Sev eral thousand dollars iu which Kuethe wasknown to have had when he disappeared several days wag of the Herr Lohan refilled have no interest in washing dirty linen under the gaze of enemy Above all it is quite re mote from our intention to dish up bed room but the interest of the country and Hie foreign office the nase should The article I have to answer for aims at the removal of Von Kuehl mann as a political harmful person and I possess a certain guarantee that at no distant date Von Kuehlmann will I an ready to give an ex planation in his private capacity as I had no intention to affront him in his private July men have bean arrested by gov ernment agents in connection with a fire yesterday which the Orange Maritime Corpora tions shipyards with a loss of two The plant and three nearly completed valued at ware consumed with a total loss estimated at The origin cf the fire has not been The two victims were employes who were trapped In the shed where thsy ASKS REVOLUTION Mention Word in Reich stag Air Raids Stopped i July the debate in the German reichatag on the Rumanian peace Philip Sch the Socialist said that the Socialists objected to many stipulations of the treaty and reserv ed their attitude toward He asked that the government take the initia tive in stopping air raids on xopen Referring to Secretary Von Kuehl manns speech June Herr Scheidmann declared that it had creat ed a sensation because it expressed in the form of a programme which has been long known to be the gtovern ments he Von Kuehlmann was obliged the next day to obliterate the impression caus ed George a social Democrat leader was called to order by the president of the chambeV for declar ing It is the duty of the German pro letariat everywhere to issue a BUUV mons for a Chancellor Von Payer to Herr Scheidemann It is well that the Socialists re jection of the budget is merely a dem for if the other acted likewise the cause of lands freedom would not be We must wait until the enemys will to war and will to are he He defen4eJ the army WILL DECLARE WAR ON ALLIED POWERS July two papers here say a declaration of war by Finland against the tsnte powers is ft Mtjf y ;