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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 10, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta Southern Albertas Big Amalgamated Stampede and July 22nd to 27th VOLUME JULY 1918 NUMBER 177 SIBERIA SECEDES BOLSHEVIKI BECOMING TOO DOMINION QFCANADA Oil ONI Artillery Duels Are Frequent Shows Increas ed Activity BRITISH REPULSE ATTACKS AND MAKE NEW ATTEMPTS July Considerable was developed early this morning by the German artillery and machine guns in the region east of from the vicinity of VlllertBretonneux to the todays War Office July Artillery duels on the front north of Mont Didler and south of the near Chavigny where French troops have recently made in roads upon the German were announced by the War Office to REPULSED July The Germans delivered local attacks in the VII lersBretonneux but these were On Flanders the Brit ish out an operation in the vicinity of northeast of Nieppe by means of which the line was advanced a short distance and prisoners were AMERICAN FRONT With the American Army on The July Associated Press The fronts east and west of ChateauThierry where Amer ican troops hold positions have been unusuallyquiet but It Is be lieved that heavy fighting may break loose at any Last night the enemy artillery fire was far below Am erican gunners maintained an In termittent bombardment of the en emy especially in the region of Hill 204 west of ChateauThier Austrians Refuse To Be Led By German General Ry Strike Situation Is Serious July situa tion In the railway world has not Improved in the slightest de gree The differences of opinion that exist between the railway war board and the repre sentativeeof the Federated trades hi the railway mechanical and car is as wide as It Is andso far there seems to be no possibility for the two parties getting to There were no conferen ces Last night the meet Ings were adjourned until tomor row when It was hoped that the men will be prepared to give a definite reply to the pro posals of the The railway war since the refusal of trades last Fri day to accept the modified Me Adoo award offered has been endeavoring to bring about a compromise between the award and the demands made by the Therepresentatives of the employes have adopted a position of no They are holding out for their original de mands or it Is The frank statement war made by number of labor men today that the possibility of a strike was more pressing than ever be fore since negotiations July has de clined to accept the German gen eta I Otto Von as comma n derinchief of the forces on the Italian front because Germany re fused to send twelve German di visions with according the newspaper which bases the statement from advices from a Swiss it Is has tempor arily the idea of reveng ing herself for her revenge de feat by Dispatches from Rome through Paris on July 7 report that Ger many intended sending three ar my corps to the aid of Austria to be put under General Otto Von Buelow as commanderln chlef on the Italian Re ports from Zurich several dayo earlier declare that General Von Buelow has been appointed com but there has been no official confirmation that such a change in command has been effected or was contemplat Not Provincial is Declar But Evidently Dominion Officers So far as The Herald can learn with regard to the report that Tuber farmers were forced to sell their it is certain somebody evidently clad with authority has been issuing orders to the to dis pose of all their It Is evident that it was not the provincial police but apparently dominion police In plain While these men Issued orders to only a few far still other farmers made haste to market their fear of pro The Herald has it definite ly from individual farmers In the Ta district that orders were issued by men who apparently bad police au thority to sell alltheir The police claim that one man in Taber district had bushels and that he has now bushels This farmer declares that he was ordered to eell all his and that he has not a bushel NED CROSS A large party will take in the dance for the Red Cross at Felcers barn south of city Thursday Cars will leave the post office at eight Those intending to go should hand their names secre HAS HELPED N FOOD Saved Deputies From Death at Hands of Yukon TOO PREVALENT Siberians Secede From Bolshevik Control New Government Formed Soviets Oppose Allied Intervention July a Canadian fromthe has become the popular hero of Ru mania and wears the highest Ruman ian decoration within the gift of the king for saving a number deputies from certain exile and prob ably death atthe hands Of the Rus sian according to travel lers reaching France from the temporary Rumanian Soon Russian Bolsheviki broke off relations with last as result of alleged anti Bolshevikfactfvities on the Rumanian several of the officials were arrested at following the In vasion of Bessarabia by Rumanian They sentenced to exile Things Have Been Accomplished in Food Economy July William laison officer of thte food min In an address today before the consumers council gave striking fig ures showing how the people of the United States by selfimposed food re strictions have aided greatly in main taining the food supply of the Europ ean From to tho United States exported to the allies eighty million bushels of wheat pro said Sir It was cal culated by Herbert United States food that fifty million of this represented the volun tary sacrifice of the American American exports of pork products to the allies in were This was accomplish ed by porkless days and ceaseless hog production in the United In Sir William the allies asked Hoover for sev enty million pounds of frozen beef monthly lor three In March pounds of frozen beef were This was due almost wholly to meatless days in the United KERENSKYtlS FRANCE OF SITUATN July The parliamentary committee on ac tion received Alex ander the former Russian who explained the situation in He said he was desirous of coming to an agreement with all iparties regarding the best means of putting Russia again on a full active He suggested immediate in by thoallies in that the common struggle against the Cen tral empires may Frank president of the commit thanked Kerenaky and said it was of all parties to contmue considering Russia as an ally to Sebastopol and were placed on board a ship to be None of them knew what their fate might be and every one was convinced they never see their native country Colonel Boyle pleaded in their be half with the Bolsheviki leaders and insisted upon their The Bolshoviki authorities were deaf to his appeals and would not revoke the sentence of Colonel Boyle then declared that if the Rumanian depu ties were deported he would share their A special steamer con veyed deputies and Colonel Boyle to Sebastopol after a stay of several during which time the party suffeied many Col onel Boyle finally convinced the Rus that the Rumanians were inno cent and all were released Colonel Boyle tobk them back to Odessa by the steamer on which they were deported to Sebastopol and ac companied them to where he was given a great reception by the people and King Ferdin and awarded him the crown of the highest Rumanian decora Colonel Boyle is six feet rugged and broad as the country he comes It was he whc all means of communication were carried from Jassy to tho Rumanian peace terms with the Bol thus preventing which at the time seemed Seriously Concerned in Strike of Telegraph Strike Feared MAY TAKE ACTICJN TO BETTER CONTROL STRIKES IN FUTURE July cabinet met in special session at H oclock this morning to discuss the threatened strike of s In this connection tlie government Is in a curious With the taking over of the the government became virtual propri etorsof the a subsidiary Both companies as yet re tain their old directorates and admin it was stated the shareholders will be en titled to say something in the matter before a strike is The of strikes in the in progress and threaten ed is now receiving close attention from the In view of the need for war lie probability is suggested of legislation by way of orderincouncil more closely to reg ulate strikes than is possible un der the new IndnstrMl Disputes Inves tigation General July the Do minion government acts today and se the Immediate reinstatement of two discharged employes of the Great Northwestern Telegraph a general strike of these employes from one end of Canada to other will be called at once by who is acting here for president of the International Commer cial Telegraphers MIES ASSIST TO RESIST Aid in Protection of Murman Secede From Eolsheviki o ussian Soviet Resents Suggestion of Any Allied WILL JOIN GERMANY THE MOMENT ALLIED FORCES ENTER RUSSIA July declar ation that the Soviet government of Russia would ally itself with Germany In case of AngloJapan ese intervention jn Russia con tained in a Moscow wireless dis patch printed in the Vienna Neue Frele according to an un dated message to the Berlin Lo kal The Vienna news paper quotes the concluding sen tence of the dispatch as follows If the Japanese and English should occupy Russian territory the Soviet government will imme diately join Give July member of Bolsheviki government has taken up quarters in the German embassy at according to the Berlin Ta This is for the purpose of showing that the Bolsheviki govern ment has undertaken to guarantee the safety of the German No Decision July govern ment regards the situation in Russia so changeable as to make it im possible as yet to COMB to any decis ion as to what military aid should be This was stated authorita lively All of the plans so far submitted which involve military the United States government feels in volved at the same time a weakening of the western It is the decis ion of the gofernment that nothing must be permitted to detract from the military strength in France and Bel The project for extending economic it was is going forward fav AUTHORITIES ARE PAYS THE OBLIGATIONS July Notes of the Company to the amount of maturing today will be paid at the Canadian Bank of New These are the notes issued through Read and Company a year No official announcement Is forth coming as to the source of for taking up the maturing but as all of the companys stock has been acquired by the Domin ion the Inference Is that the government Is finding the FINNISH HAS EXPELLED ALL JEWS July flnn Ish government has ordered all Jews expelled from Finland be fore September and has In structed all communities not to self food to Jews after that according to reportsreaching the Jewish bureau The Finnish Jews have issued an to the world for The Finnish It Is will grant naturalization to only a few especially those who fought in the ranks of the White July taken by the allies to aid nonBolshevik Russians on the Murman Coast am protecting the Murman Railroad and the Icefree port of are summar ized by the Daily Express from Rus sian While the Bolshovi kl proposed the landing of allied troopsand even agreed to trade the Murman Coast to the local population has decided to join the al lies and seceMe from the The first allied intervention occur red early in April when the Finnish White Guards assisted by faced the Red Guards jit The Red Guarde were refnforcejl by an AngloFrench detachment that had come up on an armored The next Russian report mentions the landing of a forco of Br tish marines to cooperate in the defense of the Defensive measures were said to be under the leadership of three a a Britisher and a Two British and one French warship and some British trawlers were in the harbor of Kola in addition to Russian A report from tho committee of the White Sea fleet to the Russian naval commissioner in printed in a Russian said that Kemp as sumed to be Rear Admiral Kemp of the British navy had declared there was no aggressive desirn regarding the Murman only a desire to help theRussian republic and pro tect the coast and He also offered to assist In developing the local The Bolsheviki how made public a protest through tlje Russian wireless on June Leon the war on July 1 denounced as high treason given the foreign detach which has invaded the Soviet He also proclaimed president of the local a traitor and an enemy of the A dispatch o Daily Mail from Popenhagen dated Monday quotes German papers as saying that there are Bolsheviki troops left on tJn Kola i N Ordered to Produce Men Under Order of Disregard it FORCE THEM TO TAKE BACK TELEGRAPHERS Baton July ernor the State Council of defence and the National Coun cil of defense are called on In a resolution Introduced In the upper house of the Louisiana legislature tonight to take such crim inal action if to force the Western Union Telegraph Company to cease dismissing pat riotic upon their be coming members of the Soldiers Refuse to Obey Orders Desert in Great Numbers July of a breakdown in discipline in the German army are found in two or dersissued by General Von Der Mar which have fallen into British says the correspondentof the Times at British headquarters In In the orders General Voh Der Marwitz makes this complalntr which is the keystone of our is seriously Cases of soldiers refusing to obey orders are increasing to an alarming Bulgars Desert July from tho Bulgarian army on the Macedonian front are increasing French headquarters in Macedonia Inform the Saloniki correspondent of the All the deserters say that conditions in Bulgaria have become unbearable an4 that hopes an ultl mate victory have July tho order to the military officials of District 13 to produce the body of Private Nor ton of the Alberta Depot Battalion be foro Chief Justice of tho sup remo court in Calgary this Registrar representing the Canadian minister of said that on instructions from the acting prem ier of Canada he was to quote section five of tho orderincouncil to show that no court in Canada had any auth ority to make an order on any military commander until the case of Norman Lewis was fully dealt with by the supreme court of Registrar Carson stated to the court thnt tho finding the supremo court of Alberta in the Lewis cuse had pro duced a state of unrest and defiance of the law amongst tho men now call ed to tho colors in and that the lawyers of Canada were now vising the draftees to discard His Majestys Chief Justice Harvey stated In re ply to Carsons statement that it would be surprising to him if the mil itary authorities of Canada were dis regarding the law and if they still persisted in defying any order of the supreme court of the soldiers and lawyers rebelled against the tak ing away of their citizens rights and even to the extent stated by Registrar The order in council which Regis trar Carson was dated July and it is aimed to upset the decision of the Alberta supreme It was announced that a special session of the appeal court would be called for this afternoon and thatColonel Moore would be given a chance to produce ALIA Special to the Herald July ap pointment of Captain George Hunt as food controller for Al berta was announced this morn Ing by food con troller for Western Hunt Is a returned veteran and was wounded at Vimy Ridge in He was formerly news editor of the It is the intention of the food board to thoroughly organiie the prov ince for better enforcement of the Provisional WhicK Has Support of Opposed to Bolsheviki DEVOLUTION IS FAST SPREADING THROUGH IS REPORT July new provis ional government for which has the unanimous support of the population and which will continue the fight against ths Central has been estab lished at According to a Times dispatch from Tokio quoting the Vladivostok pondent of the the new government intends to summon a constituent assembly and to re store law and order throughout the The proclamation of the govern ment includes the liberatibn of Siberia from the Bolsheviki the if of foreign intervention universal establishment of provincial coun oils and a labor bureau distribu tlon of the land among the land less and control of economic ac Siberia will adds the correspondent of become the first democratic state in the history of Russia and It is hoped to be the forerunner of a great adopted by the new government consists of two stripes of white and i Revolution Spreading July situation it Siberia is undergoing important chan ges and the counterrevolution assist ed by the CzechoStovaks la all over Western says a patch to the Times from dated July The Bolsheviki are being driven westward from Irkutsk and many are endeavoring to escape Into Referring to the CzechoSlovak movement as a basis for the struggle ifgainst Bolshevtklsn In the correspondent predicts that it will lead to the elimination of the Bol sheviki in a short The question of how IB still He be cause1 Russia is torn With political dif ferences and personal jealousies and there is urgent need of a responsible Political circles in Harbin are dis cussing the danger of a new govern ment in the eastern provinces which may be formed of elements favoring the old CZECHSlffO RGHWRANCE To Exhibit Determination to Win Independence as a Nation July Italian troops on the offensive In Al bania are continuing their ad the War Office The enemy in yesterdays fight ing was beaten back on both sides of the Osum In says the official our troops having rsached ground west of the lower middle Semlni and hawing extend ed to the eastward their occupa tion of the heights at the head of the Tomorica are ad repulsing the enemy at the tli a men nr the EAST AND WEST July and West were brought closer last night at a banquet tendered the Union of Canadian Municipalities by Mayor the city council and the citizens of The principal speakers were Mayor Gale of representing the west and Mayor Bouchard of representing July CzechoSlovak troops now operating in Russia desire to fight on the Western front and do not want to be mixed up in Russian internal A memorandum to this effect has been reported to the Japanese foreign minister and the a lied ambassadors in Tofcio by Colonel Vladimir on behalf of CzechoSlovak national says the correspondent of the Times at The memorandum says in part Our forces are acting In Russia 19 cording to the orders of the Slovak council which can only be modified by Masaryk agreement with the other members of tho The orders are to port the forces from Russia to French The Czech army consists of voluu teers whose object is to fight Ger many and to liberate thi CzechoSlovak nation and to establish an independent We shall pur sue this course to last desire above all to exhibit our deter minations on the battle Q THE WEATHER High Uw Mostly fine cidtdly thundf rft0nM few if ;