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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 10, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta Nl'MUEU 177; llulhveg May Ousteil 1 by Ifcusin1 iu Favor of Hiiuluuburft' So m e Want Jtork. Tim Hague. July 9. via London, July doubly as to the extreme gravity of the German situation Is now dissolveil by the plain statements niaile In sonic of tbc German iVessr ZellUBff of Hrcriion lias a (liBuatch (roni Jlerlhi wh'eh says that tlic question of tbe chancellor's political existence is at stckc. but, adds "far graver Issues" havo been ralseri by Ersburper's speech. The Kniscr, Jl Is make HJn- j tlcnburg chancellor, ovvinc lo his pop- ularity, Imt the Junkors will. It is believed, try to get Yon Tlrpitz bntk as chancellor or minister of marine, all hough Prof. Di-Jbuck, who has fore- told the present situation with sur- prlsins accuracy, asserts that such a inilllarletic and reactionary regime could bo of only the shortest duration, and would be succeeded hmnedialejy Ly a democratic Eoverniuent- Ttie most probable successor or Tlclhrnann-Hollvrejf If he fulls now is Hindenbiirg or Coucl Von Ilcsclcr, vtlip is a ffeJrl marshal, but Is said lo FOE PLACES SUB SCREEN IN OCEAN Washington, July Ger- many has plated a screen of subn.'-mill's more llian 600 miles out In the Atlantic in an effort to tut America's com- Hues, accordiax lo navy department information. also a tactful politician. End Sub Might Cadet Goes Up In Thun- derstorm and Meets Death Camp Rordcu, Out., July Cadet Clair A- Paige of Hamilton, was killed last night while making a flight unaccompanied. A cyclonic electric storm broke over tMs district and WHKCKAUH OF A XKPI'KLIX I5KOI (HIT shoe's "Jio confused o[ tangled wreckage of a. "baby-killer" which fbot dowu ou the Kngllsh const, by a pilot of the lloynl Flying Corps. All tho crew perished. FOOD SWINDLER IMPRISONED. The notorious Kupfor, whoae swindling and "confidence garner" were snid lo have netted her millions was today sentenced lo two and a .hall years' Imprisonment. Mrs. Kupftr and her daughter, us- ing tbc Influence of many prominent Germans unsuspectingly, amassed a huge sum by selling to German fam- illes Toocl stufls which were alleged to have been hidden-and were Just nbout (o bo smuggled into Germanv. In each advance payment was is supposed he attempted lo rise above it and that he was struck by light nine land instantly killed.' The machine hul food arriving here last night from Herlin, 11 dowu on the road near Yprcs makes the statement lhat the purpose of llcrr Krzbcrgcr, the catholic ccntrc Hai'ty leader, in making his sensation- :il speech before the main committee of the Reichstag on Saturday, WR3 lo secure an abandonment of Ihe sub-Jsevere lacerations, marine campaign as Vi-cll as the pro- clamation of a peace programme annexations or indemnities. junction. Cadel Donellln, who vras also fly Ing alone, landed In a field but, his machine turned over and be suffered a compound fracture of the thigh aud POSTAL CLERKS MEET. "With Fellow-Anarchist, Musi Serve Two Years and Pay Fine of July clerks, representing nearly every division of the dominion service, were officially 11 welcomed by Mayor Davidson at the opening session of thtir convention ;iii Hie Royal Alexandra hotel this i morning. With dominion -president, (OhJirlca Gardener oC Regina, In the chair, Iho .tlelegBles -held "a- brief ses- sloc, at ivh'lch "received "rom the TarJoiia officers.- r The business of (iiu fonvontion irill be opened at (his evening's session. Xcw York, July Gold- man and Alexander Herkman, anarch- ists, vrcrc found guilty of to obstruct oDcratlon of the selective law a jury in the federal conrl here last night. Judge Mayer impos- ed the maximum penalty of two years In thn federal prison am? a" fine of upon each of the prisoners. July public In- riulry Into Ihe charges against the J Ion. Ilobcrl Rogers opened (his morning nnrt lasted exactly 3l and a half minutes. Mr. IlORcrs wag ques- tioned on a inatlcr of detail affecting tlio sending of a telegram from North Hay Jn-lDll, Us examination haling possibly one minute. The counsel for 31 r. Rogers announced thai they Tvoiild forego oral argument, conlcnt- Ing themselves submitting a ivrlttcn slaicmcut of (lie case as they .weighed Jt. Thla slatement was turned over to Hie investigating committee, Sir Kzoklcl McLeod and lion. Mr. Tclller, cx-Jiistfcc of the supreme court ot (ho province. ..Thdugh bolh Mr. Justice Gall and the government of Manitoba had been duly notified ot Iho holding of n publfc session, of tho commission, bolh declined thereat. to be represented Though the Patriotic .Fund allow- ances to dependents of soldiers have been Increased in Iho enat to meet thu increase in the cost of living.' no In- creases have yet been granted by the Southern Algeria .branch ot tho Patri- otic Fund. The matter (9 .uniler dis- cussion, however, and It will be de- cided xvliethcr or not increase i should be granted when the executive1, holds its about ScpVem-l ber 1st, The Herald made enquiry' regarding this mailer, In view o[ the stalcmcnl of Sir Herbert Ames, prcsi- dant of tbe Canadian' PalrloUc Fund, in the House of Commons, lo the ef- fect that there had bean increases made In allowances recently. T flCCEPT PEftCE Bcrue, July to Berlin news- pjipci'.s the Gcrinaji chancellor, Dr. You Bethniann- llolhveg, Hiiid to members of the RcicliJrfajv: "I that the i'orimiln of peace Avlthout annexations is un- acceptable to UK. AVc cannot declare our terms of peace." ninst light and conquer." IS DLS (Sweeping Advance Being Winnipeg. July 'J.--.'dm Drohncr- hif an aged man convicted nt iiughicr for the klliiuR uf (Jeorge OLnlovvar-ki, was discharged I'.v Mr. iiL'O MttL'alfo wlicti lie appeared for ietK-c itiis aderiioon, nfier W. II. Trueinan, crown made ait ap- peal for It-n-eru-y. The lived at liirth River, Man., and iho killinc was Ibc resuli of Obulowackl's inii- cj' wtih DruhmerccM's wire. Chairman Smifhers1 Bitterly De- nounces Report Given Recently Montreal, July W. Siullhera ol London, Kngland. of the Tmvui'ds Cupitul of (ialiciu by the inns A Petrograd. July Kornl- tuff's offensive Iti Eastern Galicla con- says yoiienlay's official Jlus- slun deiiaruut'tit statement, despite the energetic resistance and stubborn cuunler-atiacka of tho Teutons, Addli llunal villages Iiave been captured, .More rtran prisoners wcro taken yesterday. The Russians also capturi ed thjps fieid cuns, niauy trench mor. tars, and machitie guns and a quantity of war material, The Blatecjem tho enemy baa retreated to the river. In two days the Russians penetrated to a denth of G2.3, miles lhc enemy posl- tlons'west of Stanlslau. IJallcz, (he kiiy 10 Lemherg. capital o' Galicla, IB Ihreateued seriously by Ihe second successful thrust 10. ilayE of Russian atmies. Changing sud- denly their point ot allsck to the and north ol Stenislau, about IS miles south ot Hallcz, on the Lemuerg- Czernowitz ralhvay th? Ilusslans have board of illrectora of Ihc Grand Trunk jtaken Jeiupol. eight miles BouTh of railway company, has Issued a long" 01 the river Dniester, and Great.Damage, Krupfi's signed Blalomont concerning (he Ac- J wortli-Drayton majority report of con-' elusions arrived following the in- quiry of the special commission ap- rolnlcd to inquire into the railway situation ol Hie dominion. "The report, Mr. Smllliers Tvri'.es." undoubtedly was likely to Injure the credit and do a great Injustice to tlic Grand Trunk Hallway' company at any Uiue, but Infinitely more llkeiy In the niiilsl of n great crisis caused by the most terrible war In. Reputlicans and Royalists Lin- itig Up For Big Bailie Pckin. July JO.--The western army under General Tsao Chan, military snvcrnor of Chi is now within a few miles of the city, while the forces cf General Chna.ii Chi Kivein arc a few miles south-east, of (he Heavy artillery fire can be heard in that direction. Troops from Xalgaii, a town in the province of Chi L5, have placed in position (o cut off General Chang Hsuu's retreat toward the north-west. Heavy" engagements are expected. IJomlis were again dropped on the impcrinl palace by an airplane of the republicans. Foreign reinforcements have arrived. Arrangements hare Katie whereby troop trains dally will be ncrrniltea between PekUi and Tien Tsin each way subject lo starch. Amsterdam, July Nou- Vellesr of Maestricht. Holland, re- ports that Dutcjl workmen who laid off at'the Krupp works on account of .the destruction cT .buildings in, the recent French air .raid..assert' of the Essen plant was destroyed. The material 'damage is placed at millions of francs and it IE said that 100 employes were Killed anrf hundreds of others, including 45 French' prifionerE, wounded. U, S. STUDENTS TO BE TRAINED IN CANADIAN AVIATION CAMP S. Fort Fort Snelllng, Minn., July Ninety student officers Trom SneJKng1 will be liai.icd ,it Cana- dian aviation camp at Toronto, it was learned here tonight. The men origin- ally dcallncd for Columbus, Ohio, and Princeton, N. J., will be eent to Tor- onto. Vcslerday's hot iveathcr brought u fine raiu to 'one section of .Southern Alberta. Kroni througb lo the other sldo ol Pakowkl along'thc Wpyburn branch, Une showers are reported. There wag no. rain, hov.'- fivcr along the Crow line cast. Cal- gary Tcportg a heavy slioircr. LEYLAND LINER GON'E Boston, Mass., Julj- Leyluntl liner Cestrlan. long In (tbe Eoslon- Lfverpool sen'ice, has been sunk by ii German submarine, accord fog to cable Advices received liere today. Gorman Cornish, Govt. Official from Toronto, Drowned at Lake Washington, July Wilson issued a proclamaSion drafting the entire natianal guard In the country into the Unit- ed Slates army, to date from August 5 next, and also calling "the regiments out for active vlce. 'The National Guard of New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, North and South Dakota and Nebraska will be call- ed into the federal service on July TS and sent to concentration caraps in the south; although the draft will not apply formally to them until August 5. To 6B7.000 Washington, July it Indicated today thai 6ST.OOO is the number of men lo he selected Tor the i SWEDISH COLONEL MURDERED. Stockliohn, July 9- -The newspaper Uasets Xyhetcr says that Colonel Hjalmar Smut, a prominent member of the Swedish general staEf, was found murdered In his flat Saturday. The circumstances suggesl an at- tempt by the murderer to gel posses- sion oE military plans In Colonel Smllt's keeping. Some time ago Information ivas re- ceived Irom Dr. A. B: McCnUuni, chairman o[ Ibe Honorary Council tor Scientltlc and Industrial Research, wrote stating lhal.lie, wllh Dr. Adama and Dr. Rullan would hold a session. In J.elhliridge on July 20. Dr. JlcCallum has v.'ritWn llio board of trade again that Ms confreres will be unable to come wllh him but that he will be here. stales tliat big object in' vIsllinR l.ctbbridge la lo consult the various interests here as. to how Ihey may bn brought Into nEaoclailon with -lhc council anil to form a. comprehensive acquaintance with the InduslrlaL needs of I-eth- twlcc'lhal nymber of names will be the of ns formal will be board oC trade sort such ot lo be allowed is estimated at 50 per centL Next. Saturday- is understood to have been tentatively fixed upon ns ment ot lhc clty- the date for tire drawing, although no announcement liatl been made by thcj provost marshnl general's olfice. but Ihe era as arc Calgary moblles Auto Club 50 outo- about 250 In the party will arrive in Lcthbrldgc this even- ing at eight o'clock. This afternoon they have been travelling from Vul- can, slopping at tho various towns along the ivay, spreading the gospel of good roads and co operation among automobile owners to (hat end-. About 20 local automobile ownors will leave about six o'clock for Xoble- tord lo meet tbe Calgary party, lak- ng a service car along lo administer first aid to the needy. About 8.30 o'clock (n the evening an 'open nir meeting will LR held on 1LU Street In front ol tbe irrigation building, when, addresses will be delivered by n. num- ber of visitors Including Mayor Cos- four villages between tbe railway line and the. Lomalca river, 10 miles to v weal. Clezov, ono of the villages taken, several miles south-west ot Jezupol and on the Lembcrg-Stanlslau railway. Important raptures of pris- ouers aud guns were made by Geaeral BTUEilofT's mtn. .More than men, m omcers. -IS guns and many ma- chine suns were taken from Aus? tro-Germans. The Russian attacks northwest of Stanlola-j continue. The Russian cav- alry has swept on to flic west and bas reached Hie Luvka river. Berlin nnil Vienna ad mil ibe succejs of the Russian iLrust, but both capitals claim.' Lual Uic advance was checked by German rp.sen'es thrown In appar- ently to eavc the Austrian positions. A further advance of Ihe Russians towards the Siwka river, 30 miles ol make ipost perilous the retention by tbe line, of Zloc-hurT-Hal- Icz) and -would compel at leaet the evacuation of Hallcz. TliHlr flankiag movement may have tiddsd security, as the Russians have been attacking the AusLrians along tbc Bystrllsa-Sol- oivina, .louttwcst of Stanlslau, but with no Important gain o[ ground as yet.' Defeated on French Front f aris, July Germans re- turned to the.'attack on (he Alsnc front last night, and again met with defeat, the war oflicc reports. A strong assault on tbe French positions at Hurteblsc monument and the dragon 'was repelled. The attacking wayes suffered severely and were unable lo reach the French Tho statement day evening the follow a: enemy's "Yester- tcllo. ArrnngemcDtg for quartering the C'dlgary party tonight, have been made, a Inrgo number ol private homes having been thrown open In case the necessity arises. The party will leave tomorrow, morning st o'clock for the stampede. FOUR WERE DROWNED Father Point, Que.r July D.--A yacht from Fllmonslil with a. pleasure parly aboard was struck by a siuall or wind when near Ilimouski wharf on Sunday nftcrnoon and capsized, drowning four persons in her cabin. The dead nrc: Voyers, Jlrs. Slu- IntcrcKled the Industrial develop- gelaa, a boy and a girl. Twelve o[ tho party were rescued. Ottawa, July Up lo noon today the headquarters had nn offi- cial conflrmallon of the report that MalorGencrftl A. C. MacDontlell, n native ot Ontario, has been appointed to Iho rf tlic 1st Canadian (o'sncceecl 31r Arthur Currlc, who recently promoted lo Ihe Kcncral command oC jCtmadlan fprcrs til tbc front. has served distinction since tlio outbreak ot tbc war. Previously hn T.'as connected with lie pcrrnnno-nl force, lie (3 a tpirsln of Conscr- Tfltlvo inotJbcr for South Toronto, Gorman Cornish of MarrntnUiltc St., Toronto, won drowned yesterday af- ternoon about C.-45 at Henderson Park Lake, while a companion, T, Hothcra, was eavctl only liy the quick work ol Bome boys In the1 vicinity who Ihrew htm a lifebuoy and him to shore. Tho body ot the drowned man, Cor- nlab, who Is ft Government wool grad- er, was recovered lasllovcnlng at by Holt Abern, who with his brother ami Jlr. Mltchrsll, dived lor an hour before locating ths. rsniaifii, ..v..TJic body was taken lo Felterly's and Iho pnrenta In Toronto communicated with. Yesterday" afternoon Cornish and hfa friend went lo Iho park, and .after securing balhlng ?iiHa at the parlHon, went out on Iho wntcr. -In the small par I of the lake nbont 6t) (eel from the bridge, Cornish slotld up In the boat nnrl dived, The, iioaf nnrf companion was pi'cclp.-lalcd Into the water. Neither coulrt Cor- nish came up three, went down before llioic on could ilo anything to lielu him. Tho qvilck work of some boys, who got the life- buoy lo the other p.irly, getting It round him after swimming out to him, unved hl3 life. Mrs. Hnulbticr nt the pavilion Inrn- ed In n call lo the police Hliort wag on tbe-sccne with The am- bulr.nco in ffve mlnutoj. Work was started lo locate the body of tho'dead man but. all etforts were unavailing mi 111 Iho nvcnlng when Bob Ahcrn, who wns known to be a strong swim- mer, wna called In. Coroner Humphries viafled' the enc and decided thnt an Inciucst should bo held this nflcrnoon. Al a shorl dlar.usalon (his morn Iho r.lty considered a plan for marking by buoys tho six fooflovol In that part of the lake which; bothers Ircqtient. llcprcaentallong have recently been inaclo to (lie city commlgsloncra by a number of ladka In Iho nsklnR tliat rcgiilallonB bo enforced prohlb iling boys under 12 from hiring bo'afs for use on the lako. Benefits of Water Conference i Ase Now Becoming Apparent We are receiving cnauirlcs every day from fnrmers na lo whnt pracllciil have come from the wafer ell, ns r.oon as Ihe con- Paris, iO.-Tho French liner Crilcdoncn wag sunk by a mine or (or- terence was over, copies of the rcso- pc o In the Mediterranean, 30th, Jutlons were sent on lo the minister the small boring machine for testing nut for surface waters over the river south o[ Conlhurat and Klpp. We wlrwl totlay lo Hon. Chan, Htewftrt: "Ilcicrrlng lo resolnllon of water con1 fcrcnce, fnrmers nrc anxious lo learn whal ia being done lo 'Biicure the raenl became violent'In different Bee- tors ot tbe Alsnc front- Local attacks on the trenches north ot Laffauc mill and south-east of Allies were repulsed by our fire. Further east the enemy made a strong attack on bur positions at the Hurlcblse monument and Ibe dragon. His efforts were vain. Unable lo approach our line liic enemy troopg were dlspersert. suffering severely." "Surprise ntlacks on advanced soulh-cisl c-f. Corbeny, ncai Courcy, in the sector of vAuberlvc' and near Caurierc-3 wood, cost'the'enemy loss: ea and gave him no result.'.'Prisoners remained in our hands. The night wag enlm everywhere else." British Advance London, July. ire advanced oar line" slightly 'east -of OsKaverne, one rode north of Wycs- cliaele.V'eays today's official announce- ment. "South of the Ypres-Comlnes cannl we carried, out- a successful raid! Vr'c captured some 'Huns Admit R retreat. Uerifn, July 10, via The German war otfico today announced that the German forces' flgh'_'-e