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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 11, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta Sotrthern Albertas Big Amalgamated Stampede and July 22nd to 27th VOLUME 1lcrattI JULY 1918 NUMBER Von Kuehlmanns Retirement FdHowed by Apointment of An Admiral to Post CANDIDATE OF MILITARIST VICTORY July decision to accept the resignation of Foreign Secretary Von Kuehlmann was taken Monday at a conference at German general headquarters which was attended by the Chan cellor Von Hertllng andAdmiral Von says a Zurich dispatch to the The reported appointment of Von Hlntze as foreign eecretary is con sidered byNFrehch papers to be the work of the German general a challenge to the majority in the relch stag and a deliberate insult to South LHomme Libre says the military party In Germany is stronger than the diplomatic in over throwing Vqn Kuehlmann and the mili tarists show plainly that they want a war to the end and we must not for get A July fall of For eign Secretary Von Kuehlmann waa bjr German army headquar lit the Introduction of an open panGer man regime under control of mili tary special dispatches from Holland It is described as the biggest of a series of panGerman vie tories and the panGermannewspapers do not disguise their delight over Reports of appointment of Ad miral Von Hlntze as foreign secretary are accepted as final by the panGer man papers which contend that this involves no change In This as well as the as surance that Von Hintze is not a pan German is according to the cor respondent of the Daily Much excitement was caused in the corridors of the retchstag Tuesday by a rumor that Von Hintze had been ap pointed foreign After the Socialists had informed the president they were not prepared to vote the war credit until they knew what for eign policy Von Hlntze was going to pursue it was agreed as a out of a threatening situation which would possibly result from the majority So cialists joining the minority group In rejecting the war that the full sitting should be adjourned so that the house could go Into committee for a confidential The result of this gathering was that the semiofficial announcement of Von Hintzea that he had been named as Von Kuehlmanns suc Krupp Candidate July Von the successor of Von Kuehlmann as foreign secretary Is the Krupps according to the Gazette of adds Von perhaps the mostmoderate and farseeinlg Ger has been sacrificed the junk The of Von Hintze shows the strength of the panGerman party and justifies the strong attitude of the and the Immense effort of Am Military and Civil Courts Threatened With Serious Clash July is a tense and gripping situation that confronts the judiciary of It became known that Moore had not been though it was stated later that the authorities could place their hands on him within a but were confronted by the order of Colonel that any attempt to arrest Colonel Moore was to be resisted with all the force that wao This being the a halt was called and the judges in consultation this morning considering the with the result that the appellate court will be convened this afternoon at two MARTIAL LAW Martial law may haVe to be declared In That is the situa tion said a military man to a representative of the Canadian He further stated that Moore was on and that he was not absent without but refused to give any information as to the whereabouts of the much wanted military It Is stated that Victoria Park had been turned into a military and that the historic fair now practically under martial PARK IS GUARDED Military officers said Lord Strathcona Horse Royal Canadians were on guard at the The regiment was up to full being in It was reported that Colonel Moore left the city last night with a large number of but the statement could not be confirmed at military LOSSES 250 Italian July Associated secured from Austrian prisoners Indicates that the AustroHungarian losses during the recent offensive were in tlie neigh jorbood of The prisoners say that corporal pun ishment In the Austrian army which was abolished last year by Emperor has been reeetabllshed in Other reports made by prisoners tend to confirm accounts of poor wheat and potato crops in The condition of these crops is said to be particularly bad in in region of Xhief of Police Cuddy said he hid received no request from the sheriff for He explain ed that the mayor was the chief magistrate of the and as chief of he waa bound to take his orders from the NEW In connection with the draftees a new order was received from Ot tawatoday aa follows Draftees who produce proof that they by virtue of the War Times Election or ordertlncouncll of January exempted from military ser On bo struck from the strength aa orroneous ly ordered to Draftees so dealt with shall be given a certificate of leave of ab sence for thirty days from subject thereafter to confirmation by the and will be in structed to to the registrar as soon as possible for a certifi cate of exemption in exchange In such case the regis trar will be informed of the action and a copy of this certifi cate will be sent to On grant ing a certificate of exemption to the man he will obtain from him the original certificate and transmit It to the Military Service Act district This means that as stated In the are to be struck off the and given July the mili tary will resist the order for at tachment of Colonel Moore waa the statement made by Colonel to Sheriff Graham this The Col onelsaid he had received orders to this effect from Ottawa and that he would carry them out to the best of his Thereupon Sheriff Graham with drewand Informed the judgea of the appelate court who went Into special session to considerthe How to enforce the Alberta courts order and yet not provoke a clash between the military and civil authorities the courts Meanwhile It Is said that the sheriff can lay his hands on Col onel Moore If the court so desig Want Stay of Proceedings July of proceed ings in the Calgary habeas corpus case is to be applied for on behalf of the department of It is hum bly which the minister of justice has tele graphed to James representing the a state ment which Mulr is to read in court when the hearings of the case Is in the gravity of the present circumstances that all further judicial proceedings locally should be stayed pending the hearing and de termination by the supreme court of Canada upon the questions upon which they July official state nvant outlining the position of the gov ernment In regard to the Calgary sit is in preparation and it is ex pected will bo issued in the course of the The It is under will emphasize the reasons which led to the passage of the order iu council before the Alberta court of The order in stated acting prime minister was merely for the purpose of empowering the Minister of Militia to put into artoct the announced pol icy of the government in regard to the Calgary The policy referred to was outlined in a statement issued by the govern ment on July After reciting the circumstances of the Lewis the announcement reads Meanwhile the government will proceed as heretofore in the execu tion of the powers conferred by the and the judgment pro nounced by the Alberta court will not be permitted to affect the custody or moving of the troops authorized by the Any steps taken as a consequence of the Alberta it is said were taken because of the urgent There waa no provoke a conflict between the CTvll and military In regard to Colonel it is announced that in the event of hi apprehension efforts will be made to see that he is adequately Another Cnse July commanding officer of Laval will be jailed on July if they have not produced in court one Ed ward of on a writ of habeas This waa the ruling of Justice Dorien in the super ior court Armand Lavergne appears for Durand in a case of a writ of habeas corpus issued in favor of The writ was returnable yesterday afternoon and the officer In question failed to bring in the Justice Dorien stated that if on July 17 the officers in question have not ap peared with their they will be sent to In July first of the motions for habeas corpus on behalf of drafted men to come up here was before Justice Sutherland this morn ing when Gordon Waldron moved for the issue of writs directed to Martin acting minister of and to the officers command ing the camps at Kingston and Lon don to show why of Durham and Alexander of should not be set at They were exempted as but were ordered last May to report for military service under orderincouncll number The mat ter was enlarged for one so that Viilitary authorities might be served with PLANNED BIG EXPEDITION Italian Army July by the German admiralty upon an Austrian naval expedition the destruction of the nets in the straits of at the entrance to the and for an attack on the allied naval forces was responsible 1or the departure from Pola of the two Austrian dreadnoughts which were torpedoed by the Italians in the Adriatic on June according to in formation from prisoners taken by the Italians in the recent It is declared by some of the pris oners that the second Austrian dread nought torpedoed was the Vienna admitted the loss oC the They were unable to say what the extent of the damage to tho Tegetthoft but declared it was certain she was badly BANK t German Airteen Have Little Chance Aganst Nervy ish Flyers Who Fill Air FARTHER BEHIND HUN LINES DOOREAT DAMAGE British periority in the cleancut and un rests with tho British flying men There have been periods in time passed when it seem ed that a very alight addition of strength to either ono side or the other might tip tho balance temporar but no such period exists British airmen aro The work of bombing squadrons has been growing steadily and the British have been reaching further and fur ther into German back in search of military There has been no let The British have consistently con ducted their air raids from an exceed ingly low some times coming to wlthin fifty test of the ground to drop The1 on the other ventured below because of their fear of the British antiaircraft which nave reached a state of perfec tion never before The dif ference accuracy of the two services in bomb dropping thus have an obvious The straight shooting of British bombers is exemplified by the work of one who attacked two Ger man trains near Hermiee the other He obtained a direct hit on the first train and then blew up the track in front of Diving on another train nearby he knocked two trucks off the track with Having stallec these trains lie proceeded to rake them with his Incidentally he opened fire with his machine guns on seven other trains shortly after wards with good There have been few infantry battles of late on the front in which the airmen could play a striking but In the com bined Australian and American at tack south of the Somme on July 4 the British pilots did outstanding ant mvaluable German infantry concentration ammu nition trains and batteries were heav ily bombed throughout the engage ment and numerous machine gun and battery crews were knocked out by these low flying Even infant rymen were run down and shot by pilots who swooped and whirled over tho field like dragon An An example of the methods em ployed was seen southeast of Lomot Here a British pilot blpjv up a German lorry and blocked a highway crowded by marching He then began a whirlwind machine gun fire upon the unpro tected who suffer ed more casualties in the next five minutes than they did in all the rest Qf the The German airmen were doing a lot of I6w flying that us is their custom during and they were thoroughly many of their planes being On July near a British cap who was leading an offensive dived on a German airplane and he bumped a stream of bullets Into while sitting directly on its The enemy went down almost Immediately in The captain then fired at another who went down vertically but what happen ed to the Hun was not Then the captain with three other planes attacked a great German fleet of about forty The captain so riddled one enemy scout that one its wings toll off and the machine dropped like a He next turned on another scout and shot it down out of control with bursts from On July 1 a British while on offensive patrol about Estaires was pounced upon by three German I Af they swept down toward two J them The third opened fire on but Had when the British er into position and of fered ALEXIS ROMANOFF REPORTED KILLED July newspapers publish a statement by a Swede just returned from Moscow that Alexis of Nicholas the former Russian been killed by a Bolshevik soldier by means of a says an Ex change Telegraph dispatch from Copenhagen New Siberian Government Announces Determination To Secure Independence ROYAL COUPLE TRAVEL BY AIR Historic Trip of King and Queen Of Belgium To England July Royal air es cort of thre Belgian seaplanes guarded King Albert and Queen J31iz abeth on their flight over the channel from Belgium to England Saturday morning on a trip which marked the first time in history that any ruler has ever made a flight from one coun try to The royal couple trav elled in separate each op erated by a Belgian On the British side of the the King landed near a British warship off The Queen descended soon after her seaplane also landing near a They started from the Bel gian coast and made the trip to Eng land in about fifty The pur pose of their visit to England was to attend the silver anniversary of King George and Queen Mary on This is the first time since the war King Albert has visited London and virtually for the first time since August that he has been outside his native The only time that King Albert has been outside of Belgium has been during one or two informal trips into ARE EXECUTED Deputy in Reichstag Calls At tention to Reign of Murder of Huns in Fipland July the Germans entered work men therf have been arrested and many ot thorn have been de clared Hugo leader of the mln in a recent speech in the according to a verbatim report published by the The deputy also criticized German rule in Livonia and After pointing out that those who provoked civil war in Finland were responsible for the calling in of the Deputy Haase said The list of those sentenced to death in Finland contains the names of former premier and fifty members of some of whom already have been Owing to the numerous daily the town of Sveaborg has been renamed The speaker then referred to the suppression of vernacular newspap ers In the provinces of Livonia and and added Fifty persons recently were arrest od at Dorpat and German military dictatorship rules every A aged was sentenced to a long imprisonment for concealing arms while a boy 15 years old was sentenc ed to death for picking up a For a similar offense a woman named Julia Datt was Deputy Haaso then read a letter from a now under which said Julia Datt Is dead but her last words will live forever as will the last maledictions which sKo flung at tho Gorman hangman and oppres BANDITS HOLD UP SHOOT THREE A This week 03 Last year THBAVEATHER High 83 69 ana warm Mines Hem In Subs July in London Sir Eric first lord of the British admiral says that mines already were hemming In the submarines which now had less freedom and he was glad to say there were fewer of July persons were shot and the mall express cars were looted by a doz en bandits who held up a fast Kansas and Texas pass enger train early today at a siding three miles north of this They compelled the engine crew to detach the mail and ex press cars and ran them then fled in motor hen the two cars had been strip ped of valuables the bandits fled in motor cars which had either been left nearby or brought up by A posse of two hundred men are out after STRIKE SITUATION IN Very Unsettled and May Develop Serious Possibilities at at Any Moment July la bor situation in Toronto is still very unsettled and full of the moat serious The machinists at Russell Mo tor Company refusetbvreturn to work until the company reinstate to their former positions seven women who re cently were The employes of the Tele graph Company averted a strike this morning only the receipt of a telegram from the president of the Commercial Telegra phers asking them to defer action until his arrival In The civic strikers are still waiting upon thaaction of the city council re lative to their The ma chinists are to hold a general mass meeting for general discussion and action on a longtalked of strike for higher the meeting to be held on Tho strike of the employes at the various knitting mills remains un The prospects of a general strike ol railway shopmen and other railway men is also causing great concern Siberians Want Russia With Autonomous SH to the Finish JAPAN STATESMAN f SAYS JAPAN SHOULD HELP THE RUSSIANS July of the new Siberian government include repudiation of the Brest Litovsk treaty and the establish ment of a Russian republic with an automonous according to a declaration made by a mem ber of the new government made to the Vladivostok correspondent of the Nichi Nichi sayo a Tokio dispatch to the Dally It is to re habilitate the army and send troops against Russias national debt would be acknow Siberia assuming respon sibility for her Are New July of CzechoSlovak movement to establish an independent state whose troops are now fighting against armed German s and AustroHungarian former prison ers of war and against the Bblahevllcl in are waiting to 666 Whit action the allies will take regarding intervention In Russia before deter mining their own policy They Ik Sn line on the Should July SaSSii faka professor international law at the Tokio arguing in exPremier Okumas new magazine Taikwan for Japanese Intervention in is quoted by the Timesas saying Japans defeat of Ruusia exposed Russias weakness to the kaiser hence Japan probably Is responsible for Rus sias collapse and it is Japans duty to save I think President Wilson errs in placing Bolshevikl professions on a plane comparable to the demo cracy of the United we think of tho danger to Siberia which threatens the future of a danger from a nation far more efficient and more to be dreaded than ever was Russia in the old ra it becomes our duty to inter vene in The writer says the salvation of Siberia should be carried out by sup plying the people with necessaries and by conserving the means of trans portation formen and To put these measures into Japan must send an army strong enough to gain the confidence of the antiBol sheviki and to protect the ma terial and July to the Toronto Mall and an im portant meeting of Liberals from al parts of the country held yesterday in the house of a platform to fit the present national situation was It has these planks a league of control by parliament o the foreign policy and the ratification of full restoration ot free free press and rights of clvi Those matters are not but will be pressed Insklo The league of nations question prom ises lo bo tho great dividing line be tween tho progressive and reaction ary parties at the next P ENLIST NEGROES New July to enlist colored soldiers in the British army has been received by the British and Canadian re cruiting mission In the United it was announced here to Heretofore this has been re stricted owing to the limited num ber of colored battalions In the British army and to the fact that a great number of colored men have been enlisted in The applicants must be British AFTERWAR WORK July Union of Canadian Municipalities passed a resolution today calling on the Dominion and Provincial governments to make preparation now for the prosecution of ex public works after tha July a local op eration carried out laat night south of the aaat of Vil the British tlons were saya todaya War Office Tho Germans again last night ed somewhat heavily the British positions east of on both sides of the CAPTURE July troops last night captured the town of Corey on the front of the war office ed The capture was ef fected in an operation for thf en larging of the French positions to the east of Retx In addition to gaining comptoto possesaiori of tho Corey railway station tho Fronoh took the chateau and tho farm of to the south of CONTINUE July In their offensive in Albania tlnue to says a dlspatsJi from Rome to the Central Nawf The are falling back on tho 9kumbi twtntyfivo ml las north Of FROST OOE8 QAMAQt July damage from frost in Hrajil wag ported today ift official ;