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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 9, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME X. HUGE FRENCH LliTIIHIUDGE. ALBERTA. MONDAY, Jl'LV 9, 1017 NTMBEIt 176 OLD DAYS OF PICNIC WAGONS AUK PAST Greater Indignation Tl Ever Exists land Over Air Demand Reprisals. LITTLE DAMAGE DONE BY PLANES London, July lug ncvrapa Tiers subordinate everything to Satur- day's air raid. Comments thereon reflect popular indlgallon, while some indulge In spirited condemnation of the government. The country. It is dtiflnred, hfia been humlliatcil anil dis- graced la a manner never experienced since the Dutch fleet burned Chatham more than 250 years ago. The lacldent Is described by Hie most angry commentators as disgrace ful alike to the war office and the ad- miralty as n'service, and the reniuTal ol (lingo responsible for llie "miser- able display of Incompetence" Is dc mantled. Even these comments which arc more restrained complain lhat things need speeding up. General Half's ref- erence to German air activity IE re- garded as liighly significant. In all comments there is tto. game ucle ol national pride and disgust at the Impunity with which the enemy Ixindon, July to reiKirts reaching noUenlhm from Berlin and forwarded by the Enhance Telegraph, Em- peror William Invited neutral ambassadors and ministers to a conference on Saturday. Tlierc Will Be Much Opposition To This Which May Lead To An Election Ottawa, July expectation Ss that the military service bill will be put through the committee stage and came, raided, and departed. perhaps also given a third reading U is remarked also that the aerial, herorc lllc o[ iuc present week. J Whether or not other gvaa virtually un- teni der th Fitzpa trick" will attend in the scnatoj early thfs week and flc deputy gover- 1 nor give l to the supply bill cov- erJnj? the voted estimates and one- Elith of the unvoted sums. This will provide the government with neces- sary funtie with which lo-conllaue the business ol the country in nil its de- part incuts until the end of AugUGL the conscription bill is disposed of In the commons tlio nllctillon ol the houae ivill be turned, to Ihfi reso- lution to extend the life of' parliament, railway legislation and the remainder of the government program ol legisla- tion for tbe session. It Is generally expected that Ilierc Is lltDc poselbJl- Itv of a resolution to .extend the life of parliament, being passed unnnl- nioualy. That a vote will he demand- ed by" members who supported the referendum and tlio six months hoist Ing. The actual material damage ef- nnicnrtmonlB' ]s practically certain. fected was comparatively while It is also aaid that a consider- cant ivMch tencla to prove (hut Ihc ablc numner of Liberals who voted Ovev 130 Pvominent California And Others Have Been Named San Francisco, July hun- dred aurt talrly-nine warranLE, bnsed jHoIlweg May Lose Job Amsterdam, July Tageblatt of Berlin says It Is rumored that n. change in ihfi German chancellorship may bo expected. Among those mcn- linned as the possible successor of Chancellor Von Bethmnnn-HollwaB it names Prince Von Biielow, former hanccllor; Count Von Hcrlllng, IJav- irlan prime minister, and Count Yon loedeni, secretary of the JroperJal rc.isurj'- bombs carried by airplanes were far Althongli the loss of life was con- Bitlcrnbly less than in tns prcvloug Rlr- jilane raid SalurJay's attack appeal- ed more to tlio popular luiaginatfon owing to the peculiar clrcumslnncea nntl the temerity of tno rftMcr? In Tying low. Little cist was talked of but the impunity with which the raiders set ah out their (ask and it is certain tbc government will hfivn to meet very strong criticism boll: In the press and In parliament Tho feeling in parliamentary circles Is rapidly grownu; in favor of vigorous" reprfs- Tn the A. I1. P. court this morning the case agalnflt Qiion for keep- ing and aelilng opium, whlrli was Snturd'Ty, was gclllcd (Maelalralo Klton who found the ilcfcndant Riilfly of obtaining opium illegally, antl sentenced him lo pay a flno of and coals, or. In default of payment, montlis imnr.'son- ftcnt. Quon )3, n plllfiil type of tbc contlrmccl opium fltnd, nnrl haa hc.cn Rdrilcterl lo Iho drug (or nearly llilrty ycfirs, So great fa tho craving (n his Byflfcm that two or three days without opium would result In n miserable iccurred on the aerond reading he military service act will tnke place when the resolution to extend the life of parliament is voted upon. CHARGED WITH MURDER. Doirolt, Mich., July Llv- rreaton hse been nrrestcd and charg- ed with the murder or 13 year old Hope Irene Alesandor. The child wns abot and assaulted In a grove on Wednesday nftcr- of itite neutrality by supplying German worships in the Pacific will) provi- sions shipped from this port, to' he served today, oc-corfllng to an announcement by United Stales Mar- shal Holoban. Many ot the indicted persons arc In California but warrants n gainst near Detroit. ioon. others have been telegraphed all over tbc country. Several Kan Franciscans nnmetl in the Indictments already have arrang cd to furnish bnil fixed by the United States illsLrJct court. The1 Commissioners Throw up Hands on.Bread Cost Probe; "Let Hanna Do They Say Corrupting tho well known phrase, Though Mr. Gllmore was not sworn it Is Q case ot "Irft llantm do It" so far us Ihc city council In concerned In thfc matter o( bread, prices In-Lcth- bridge. The editorial in the Herald on Sat- urday and the letter (rom tho Trades and Labor council brought the dclr.y In Iho bread probo findings nherply lu (he. front at Uila morning's meollng of Ihe cily council with the result thai all the bakers wore !o at- tend Immediately. Messrs. anil Schwcltzet were unable to do so, but John Oilmorn put In an appearance, ho put in evidence the following com- parison of bread costs before llie war dcalh, according lo Iho cvlficnco o( anj though he was not put under oath, doctors As be- ne Bubmltled figures and Inlormfitlnn were siiflictpnt to convince the members of the council th.it U was not the bakers' fault lhal brfttd nrlrcs nrc high. The huck waa passed lo the mlllcrfi, and n rcsir.liiilon losethe- wlth a .sworn Blalenient .'from the halves he sent to Food Controller Hanflii flskiug him to floin prlr- CR In the hopo Hint Something will la done to aftorcl relief, furn Ihc magistrate, a bent and shriv- elled old man of 60, his eyes never tor B moment loft Ihe inslrutpenfg Tvflh which he obtains lilc sole of Joy In life. Nothing oan be done for Mm, It Is lo punish him for rial rig the drug, mtd providiug Llud In future ho fjehaves anrt obtain? Ihe oplnr.i from tbc drug s'orcs, lie will ftot uo Inleifcrcd with, and now: 1 sack flour 1% IDS. shorti 1 sugar 1% His. salt 1 )b, yeast Copt of Ingredleiits for 133 Or ptr loaf Jlpfore tlic war AS .05 .02 .31 .Members of the LclhbridEc Auto mobile C'lub arc bestirring them- selves to entertain the visitors com- ing with the Calgary Automobile Cluu lour tomorrow evening. On Saturday' the president received the following wire from the Calgary club: "Calgary Automobile; and Associate 'lubs In towns between liurc and -elhbrldge will stay over night on Tuesday. July 10th, en route to Medi- cine -50 cars nrer- nging 5 to car. Mnfcc best possible irraugomcnlg for acconimodation. Falling hotel accommodation engage private rooms, trailing this can you ETal some tents, lilniikeLi. "Members of yoiir elult hearllly Invited lo Join us." The directors of the local club met yesterday and planned for tho re- ception and entertainment of the vis- itors. The reception committee ap- pointed 15 composed of Judge Jack- son, Geo. B. Mackay, H. T. Urymiier, S. .T. Shcimerd and Jud Virtue. It la planned to hold an onsn air re- ception vrlicn will he de- livered, after which tbe local club plans to take the visitors for a run round the city. The problem of ffueling sleeping quarters for the visitors Is taxing the Ingenuity of ihe local club, and n bil- leting corrrmttlee composed of V. K. Green, F. Downer and Secretary Oliver o( (he Board of Trade was named, The Calgary club Is dnc here at elgnt o'clock. H'la likely lhat' qinic a number of members of the Lcth- hrldgc Club will Journey across the river and meet them tit Nohlelord. Dniiners welcomJjic tho visitors are icing prepared. Thn exact llmo when the lcr.il Utopia will start for Nuhleford will be bulletined at tlio Herald, he guns of General Bruslloft when the advance of a year ago came :o a standstill. Haltcz Is ihc key to Lemberg, the capital of Galicla, anrl about 60 miles southwest ot thftt clly. Strong Hun Attacks Stepped. strong (cjcc was made by the mans last ritfht on Ihc AJsne frunt in- ihe region ot C'bemin DCS Dames, be- tween Uovete am! tTies-regny ridge. Tlie war office Ennounccs_that the at- tack was without success. Iti a.Lrll--' counter offensive the French re- the major part of the tren- ches occupied by the Germans yester- ilay between Paiitheon and Froldmoat Farm. Successful British Raid. London, July a successful raid by us last nfgbt Boulheast ot Horglncourl, we 35ti-prison-. era, including one offlcor." says to- day's official announcement. "A hos- tile raiding parly was repulsed early thla morning southeast of IXJQS." German Report Berlin, July 9, via trendies on n front of kifometrcs (about'2 miles) on the Alsne front have been captured liy the. Germans, who took" SOO prlsonersj Inc Paris, July attack In I flee announced today. Coal Price Takes Big Jump! Coat operators in the lignite Mines have establiilied'a .temper- ary pries of per ton Mr coal at the mine as "compared S4.10, the price In effect before the-. seltlemeni- of the strike. Whtlher or not this pries will remain per- manent will not be decided until. after the first month's operations" under the new wags schedule at Commissioner Armstrong ,wJH (hen hold.; an Investigation Into to determine whether or'nqV.'tHe pneejs fair to all concerned.. Meantime :lacal dealers, are Cell- ing coal at the rate of per single ton or for two delivered, Montreal, July was announced this rjornhiK lint Ezcklel chCef justice ot the supreme court of New Urungvvlck, who vnth Hou. Louis Tellicr, formtrly Bnprcme court Judge u the province of Quebec-, tins been reviewing ihe evidence In the Gait commission concerning Hon. Robert Rogers, .that tbc first public sc.-.glcin will be held tomorrow morning in the court house. The commission thus far has been silting fh private In (he HIU Carlton hotel Koins over the thousands ot es of evidence taken by the Grill In Winnipeg. More than half or thla evidence has been gone over and now it Is proposed to hold'a public Inquiry and hear witnesses. Sir Ezcklcl Mcl.eotl said It bad not been determined what witnesses woultTbo summoned tomorrow but II wns possible Hon. Robert Rogers would bo '.-filled. Average prfce JJ.Ofi 2.29c 7.2JC BRITISH DESTROYER SUNK. London, July A British torpedo boat doslroyer was torpedoed an enemy submarine ycaterday In the Norlh slnlcn killed, For other expenses and profit 2.21c 2.18c Mr. tlllraorc pointed out thflt labor, feed for horses, water and other re- iluiJllea in the bakery business arc higher now than before the war so that profit la lass. He could not see where (lift be Mam'cd. (CONTINUED'ON 1'ACJZ 9IX> 9ca and aunk, says nn ofMclnl tonight. Right men were MARKETS IN Spct 228 Local track wheat........... 207 October wheat .................196% Local track oats............ October Oats................ 60% October ffax 263 Home, July carlliquako shook tho whole of Home early Sunday morning. Many people dressed and others left their homcB fearing a sec- ond Bliout. There was no daiuago nor victims. The shock was oajierlBlly felt at Avozzuno. which was prattle- Tilly destroyed In the etrthquakc In January, 1P15. TWO WAR CLASSES. (From the London The Canadian people aro divided Into two classes, those who want (o win tbe war and those who want lo oee It won. v AMERICAN SurvK. London, July fl.---American steamer Alassapsqua, was sunk on Saturday hj German submarine. Crew was Indrtpjl- LEJM1C1 Till Time Limit Is Bylaw (o Be Submitted Soon Soine suspicion lhat Ihe opponents to the V. M. C. A. bylaw may yet en- lor a protest against the-votc taken last Wednesday was voiced In the city count-il meeting this morning when, ntter tbe bylaw, was given Us Ihird reading. City Solicitor Ball ftbdlcated. Intimated lhat It might be halter to Hsuan Tung, ileJay MID agreement "to lease tho property to Ihc Y. Jl. C. A. hoard caled until alter the last day for the onlcr- i licrai Prcpnrnlibns Made By RoyRlists To Make a Last Stand In-Pektn July 9, via Tien eral Chang Shun, hend of Ihc lalist forces. Is provisioning the for- bidden city and strengthening its de- fence's, Tills Indicates thai In tKe event that his troops are riefcalctl at Feng Tat, near Peltln, a last be made (here, Emperor Abdicates London, July A neuter Limited dispatch from Peking announces'thai Hsu an Tang, the young emperor, bas the son of Prince ing of a protest. .V bylaw may be nrolestetl and a recount rjl ked for any two weeks Irani tlie date o( voting. The clly soHcllor Instructed to draw up a bylaw for llie paving ol 13tli St. at an opproxfmate cost of SSJ.TGQ. The mayor tnllmaied (Jial (ho riilepayers of thn noitrt side would not ho salaried with having only n of tlic work done, Tho bylaw will be drawn up Immediately and will receive "its first rending before being Bent lo the board of public utilities at PJdmonlon for sanction. WEATHER. High....................... 85 Low.......................pr fine and warm, few-icMtered thunder Korma. ACCOMMODATION NEEDED FOR CALGARY VISITORS On Tnt.sdey 250-memheTa of the Calgary Auto Club and of aulo cluhs from intermediate towns, wll! roach on tbclr wfly lo Medicine Hat Stomncdc, and will be enlerlafned here for one nljtht, Thts is (ho for somo years lhat any considerable number of hftve conic lo the Uly for overnight, anil RS every citizen knows, Iho problem will lie lo find nver-nlghl accommodation for the visitors, Lcthhridge must these visitors in good style. In kptplng with the reputallon ol tho city for hospitality. As-la wclf-feuowE, Lelh- bridge wfll bo able lo only a limited'number, and every VltlF.en who has sleeping accommodation to oifer for one or, more, U appealed-to In this case to glvo his resistance Tuesday n Is tit lo aid In culerlalnlnR the viaticra. Those who can provlac such accommodation and nre willing lo do so, arc askocl lo nollty Secretary J, R. Oliver, ot the Auto Cluu, at the of. Trade buildings, as soon as possible. The. city must not fall down In the entertainment of tbU parly, H Is of every private rllfzcn lo offer whal ftccommodallon he can. Chun, for the second time has abdi- cated tbc throne of China. He .me emperor December 2, under the regency of bis father. ..On December C, 1915, Prince Chun abdi- cated as regent and MID youUiful: em- peror' abdicated the Lhrone February. 12, -1012. and the Chinese' republic was eslaWished. ..From (hen jmtll List Sunday, when he WB3 .restored Llie throne by General Chang military governor of Anwhel tic has been virtually B prisoner of; Presldenlg Yuan Snl and LJ-Yuan" Hung. Hsuan Tung first bore the Ulle of Prince Pu Yl and took Ihe name oC llsuan Tuns when he >vas 'flrst: as emperor in 19pS. lYGOIflli 8. The aaacdfln Joseph Nkplervllle, Quo., July Dominion Rovernment wa fl "JJoaclie" government Demerp. M.P. for SI, Jean-lhefrlilc, in addressing an Ri.tl.conscrlpllon meeting, attended by 800 ptoplc (it the parish, liere todar. "By force of liejr. numbcra cjin pass this conscrlpilon law, Wl tney It." lie.saH. liave nl our disposal the means lo n- slet such, up unconstitutional vrlll iio( rto'ao tedlr. There There la 'this ;