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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 12, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, JULY 12,^1918 V THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD t-AGE FIVE Austriana Were Lured Into Giv- ing Up Their Savings to Trust Co. ;Ne\v York, July 12.-How Iho Ana tro-Hungarlan government got control ot the savings of Its immtgrants to this country through the Trans-At/ luntic Trust Company, now seized by th^I government, was toltl today by Francis P. Oarvan, investigator for th'e alien property custodian. Austro-Hungarlan immigrants upon thpir arrival in New York before the vfiir, he stated, wore met at the, rfock by-an agent ot the bank who directed them to the boarding house the keepers, of which were representatives of the Trahs-Attantic institution. Kven the services of clergymen wore utilized by the blink's otficialB to improsa Austro-Mungarlahs with the importance of placing all their funds and BBVtngs with'the oRtabllshmcnt whoso Control from the hand reached over Vtenn*. Millions of dollars worth ot Austrian-Hungarian and German war boiids advertised by the bank in Qmrge Silvester Vlerrlck's weekly paper, called "The Fatherland," and ADtonir other publications were sold to these Immigrants and even to others who had taken up American citl-zenaklp. On the day it ^was seized by the Federal authorities the bank hud 14,-000 depositors and 60,000 customers located throughout the couiitrios. Its deposits totalled $7,000,000. Since Us organization and prior to America's entrance In the iwar, it had sent a total ot J.82,000,060 kronons ($72,800,-000) to Austria-Hungary. The AUBtro-IIungarian government, according to Mr. fiarvan, subsidized the Institution by placing with it 4,000,000 kronen nt one halt percent. Interest. Commercial bankers of the dual monarchy increased the subsidy by 4,000,000 more kronen with inter est, a totfil Investment of approximate ly $3,200,000. ENOS SALE SPECIAL Dairy Stock, Horses, Cattle; Machinery and Household Goods Wed., July 17, 1918 AT TWO P.M., AT RANCH FIVE MILES EAST OF STIRLING, SIX MILES NORTH-WEST OF NEW DAYTON, THREE MILES NORTH OF SICK FARM. HORSES-1 Shire mare, 7 years old, weight 1700 lbs.. In foal to ShIro horse; 1 light .work mare, 12 years old; 1 work gelding, 3 years old, 1100 llS.; 1 yearling mare'colt, French Coach. DAIRY STOCK-1 pure bred Jersey bull, 20 months old, Ptying Fox strain; 1 pure bred Jersey cow, new milch. Flying Fo;c strain, a great butter cow; 2 new milch cows, 5 and 6 years, with calves; 1 .Holsteln cow, 4 years old, drv; 2 yearling ..heifers, Hoistein and Shorthorn milk stock; 2 ahortnorn heifers with calves, from big range stock; 1 yearling steer. POULTRY AND HOGS-1 bronze turkey gobb)er, 25 lbs. and 4 turk�y hens with fifty young turkeys; 15 R. I. hens with 30 chicks; 2.hogs. , , VEHICLES-1 truck wagon, double box; 1 two-seated surrey with shafts and pole. *' MACHINERY-1 single disc, twenty row drill; 1 16-disc harrow; 1 harrow; 1 8-disc garden harrow; 1 McCormick 7-foot binder, old but with new knife and now canvasses, a good flax cutter; 1 Cockshutt sulky plow, 16 Inch with breaker and new stubble bottom; 1 12-inch prairie breaker; 1 garden plow; 1 cultivator. HOUSEHOLD GOODS-Small cook stove; 2 oil heaters; 1 oil cook burner; beds and bedding;.folding couch; lounge; bureau; rugs; mirrors; clocks; children's furniture. MISCELLANEOUS-Set double harness; single harness; Yankee breeching; Incubator and brooders; Automatic cream separator with engine; Churn,'Corundum tool grinder; lawn swing; grain bags; carpenter tools; barrels; scale beam; woven-wire stretcher; Babco'ck cream .tester, etc. OWNER LEAVING FARM T0 WORK IN UNCLI! SAM'S WAR SERVICE. TERMS': Cash on sums under $25.00.' Notes taken for larger amounts. I O. L. TRIGG8, Owner, ' J, A. SMITH, Auctioneer m\% AUXILIARY TO THE EXPERIMENTAL FARM Jitneys to Leavs Jackion's Corner from 7^30 to S.30 Return Fare Only 25t ' Ice Crieam, Berries and Calce Sold on the Grounds. pickets at all Drug Stores or from Members of tli^ Auxiliary. Proceeds in Aid of the Frank Sanitorium. Friday, Jiily 12th '9.00 P.M. NEED'S OltCHESTRA PRICE 75( BUSGH FAMILY GAVE FUNDS FOR Bought - Million in German Bonds To Aid Propaganda in U. S. EIOESIT Now York, July 12.-The Busch family ot St. Louis bought at least $1,000,000 worth of the Gorman war bonds wliich the government believes wore sold in this country for propaganda and tor the purchase of the Now York Evening Mall and other newspapers, according 1o a statement iEsuod last night by Alfred Becker, deputy state attorney general. Mr. Bnckor ,added that probably over $100,000,000 worth of bonds had been sold in the United States. Mr. Becker emphasized the point that, while the United States was still neutral, the Imperial -German govern-mont without a cent of expense to itself .established a fund "to seduce a part of the press with good Aiherlcan gold exchanged tor mero sctaps of paper." ^ Captain David A. Henkos, who was dismissed from the United States army by court martial tor wishing to resign after being sent to Franco and who was sentenced to twenty-five years at Fort Leavenworth, used part of his army pay to buy German bonds, according to Mr. Becker. After asserting that money raised on the bonds was eventually deposited to the credit of Dr. Helnrich F. Albert and Count Von Bornstortf, Mr. Becker said: ""We have not finished our examination. All the evidence we are collecting will go before the grand jury and it Is safe to assume that there will be more arrests before we get through" Will Giv� All Facts Nev,- York. July 12.~Dr. Edward A. Rumoly, former publisher of the Evening.Mail, arrested on charges of perjury in connection with the question of ownership of the newspaper which the gavernmont alleges was bought in the interest of the German government announced today that if the senate" should mcke an investigation into the affairs of the newspaper, he would waive Immunity and place all the facts in possession of the goj'ernmont. FUEL PRICES, B. C. Waehlngton, July 12.-President Wllaon today vetoed the annual aorlcultural appropriation bill containing an amendment insreasing the prlc� of wheat to $2.40 a bushel. Member* of congress from the wheat growing states will make Wn effort to pass the bill over the veto but indications are that the wheat price provision will be ellfninated. PEACEilTBE OBTAINED ON MBAIILEFIELD Amsterdam, July 12.-In the course of a debate on Wednuaday In the Prussian upper house. Dr. Bnrnhard Dern-burg, former German minister of colonial affairs, argued that a peace Avas never concluded m\ the battlefield alone. Without the cooperation of diplomacy no peace could bo attained, heideclared. If Prussia, said Dr. Dernhurg, is to maintain Ker loading position she must make and continuu to make moral conquests. "I am rather doubtful whether she has succeeded in tliis," Dr. Dernburp added. There were .sliouts of contradiction at this and the pxtrenilat junker, Herr Oldenburg-Janulchau, replied with a flamboyant discourse on the greatness of the liouse of Hohcnzol-lem, whose memlif-ra, he said, "had over urged themseivos and their people to fight and die for the state. "Dr. Dernhurg la the last man wh" ought to talk about moral conquests," he added, "such things lead to banquets in honor of the American ambassador Gerard." Dr. Dernhurg replied; "I never regarded Mr. Gerard as a fit object for moral conquests. I did attend the banquet In question, l)ut so did the vlco-chahcellor and tho secretary of state tor torelpn affair.s." AMERICAN NAVAL TELEGRAPHERS ALL THREATEN A STRIKE Entire Government is Considering Situation-Telegraplicrs Take Vote SWITZERLAND PROTESTS � Washington, July 12.-Germany's plan to establish on the Rhine between Basel and Straa-burg a series of dams for factories which would Interrupt the current of the riyer and interfere with the free waterway between Switzerland and the sea Is causing much adverse comment among tho Swiss. A dispatch from Berne today says the Federal council has been called upon to open diplomatic negotiations with the Qer-man government In order to prevent the work.  Montreal, July 12.-The rnpreannta-tlves of the railroad shopmcin'a union will enter the oonfprotun tl}is afternoon with tho Canadian Railway Board, acting for the nonipanli's. and with virtually unanlmoua aasurnncc from the local unions lt/oui.'hoiU the Dominion in favor of a stand and no compromise, on the original demands made. Conductors Want Increase. Ottawa, July 12.-A delegation of twelve men, representing tho Order of Railway Conductors and tho Brotherhood ot Railway Trainmen, interviewed Hon. T. W. Crothers, minister of labor thIs*mornlng, and it is understood will put their case before the whole government this afternoon. The delegation, .wlilch ,is lieaded by W. 0. Chester, for the conductors, and A. McGovern, for the trainmen, is negotiating for increases in wages to the conductors and the trainmen employed ou the eastern lines of the C. P.R.,,froni Fort William to the Maritime Provin^BS. About 4.000 men. it Is said, are interested In the proposed increase.s. The committee has spent^soveral days In Montreal negotiating -with the company, but whit success they met there has not been ascertained. Telegraphera May Strike. Calgary, July 12.-Tho Calgary Canadian this afternoon says: f . "There Is a strong posslblUly of a atrke ot telegraph operators throughout Canada, according to a private message received I'rom tlie east this morning. The trouble arises over the diemlssal of -two Great Northwestern telographars, in the alleged "racing tip" case In Toronto. It hajs been do cided to take a strike vote ot ail commercial telegraphers In tlio Dominion next Sunday with a view to calling a general strike, it necessary to so euro the relnslatsment ot the Toronto men." "MY FOUR YEARS IN " THE BIG . THE CANADIAN SALT CO, LIMITED CHS Vancouver, July 12.-Nlcol Thomp son, .fuel administrator for British Columbia issued a new schedule ot prices to mine^operators today as the result ot an Investigation by tho fuel control auditor, adhering to the policy set In Nova Scotia and New Brunswick that no, watered stock or over-capitaliza-tloh should be taken into account in any calculation in wlvlch selling prices were based. As a result the fuel controller has Kinctloned an advance of sGventy-flve cents a ton gross^or sixty-eight cenjts per ton of two thousand pounds to the Canadian Collieries Limited; the Pacific Coast Mines Limited,, and the Nanoose Collieries Limited. The maximum' prices allowed tbe Canadian Western Fuel. Company remain the same as the present max-iraura prices. /f FEATORE FILM MAO FROM GERARD'S BOi Although without doubt Germany knows America through its policy ot intrigue and spying it knows little of Apiericans as is proven by tho entire mistaken policy ot Germany with a nation that strove to keep its neutrality until its patience was entirely -exhausted. When you see in the feature photoplay production of Ambassador Gerard's ":siy Four Years' in Germany," the representative ot Kultur in thn person of tho Kalscr as ho sliook his finger under tlic nose ot our' Ambassador with the expressed warning that "he would stand no nonsenso from America after the war,"''you will better understand the reasons for America's present position in the world conflict. "My Four Years in Germany'' is a big dramatic production that will give Americans a better understanding of tho moat important passage in world history. It will be shown at the Empress next week. AT THE EMPRESS STRONG CAST IN "LEST WE FORGET" CANTAGREEON DOCTOR URGED AN OPERATION Instead I took Lydia E. Pink cured mo and my work Si a pleasure. I tell cll mr friend* who have any trouble of this kind what Lydia E. Pinkham'a Vegetable Compound has done for me.'-Nellie B. BRiTTWaiiAM,60aCalvertonIlu., BalU-biore, Md; It is only natural for any woman to dread tho thought of an operation. So many women have -been restored to health by this famous remedy, Lydia B. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound, after en operation has been advised that it will pay any woman who suffers from such ailments' to consider tryinj; It bo-fore Bubmitting to such a tryins ordeal. Nursing Mission PURE TESH MILK Prom tubarculosia-testod cows -Anyone reaulrlng such milk (or babies may'do so daily. Tho milk Is free to those who cannot pay tor it, and at coat to those who can. . * > Washington, July 12.-An American naval launch after aiding a French destroyer in i towing a disabled American seaplane to Hufoty was sunk by German shore batteries, losing two of her crew, probably drowned, and two taken prisoners by the enemy, the navy department today announced. - Assistant Surgeon Albert Mason I Stevens, naval reserves, and Philip ] Goldman, quartermaster, both ot New York, landed inr.front of the German batteries and were captured Seamen Charles Joe Taullnski, of Cleveland, and John Petor Vogie, of New C^rleans, are missing. Thrc:.- otli-era in the boat swam for shore witli life preservers and were picked uv- unhurt on Helgian territory. 'Iho official aunouriccmcnt ot the Incident today uid n TE SHOT BY OWN GUN \\ � - - . Montreal, July ,12.-Reports from Vaudreuil this afternoon Indicate that Joseph': Chevrier. the^ draftee, who is dead,' as a result ot a wound he received while resisting arrest at tho ha'nds of Federal Policeman James O'Neill Farrell. died from loss of blood. When Chovrlep -struck Farrell on tho head with the butt end ot his rifle, the weapon exploded and the charge entered Chevrlor's leg. In the absence 'of immediate medical attention, Chevrier bled to death. The wife ot Farrell. who is suffering from concussion ot t^e Drain as a result of the blow he received from Chevrier. was summoned to his bed side in Victoria Hospital this afternoon. NOT LIABLE Halifax, July 12.-In the supreme court chambers today Justice RuBsoll granted a writ of habeas corpus on application of Lewis Cross, a draftee now in Al-dershott military camp, whose r,eal name is Lewis > Mendeloeff. and who claims to be a Russian subject, and therefore not liable to call under the Military Service Act. PRODUCED THEM. Montreal, July 12.-Tho military authorities this morning pro'duced in court the four foreigners in whose behalf writs of liaboas corpus had been secured by Percy Ryan, K.C. The case was adjouruod until July 22, in order to give the minister of justice an opportunity of preparing hie case on the conatitutlonallty ot the Mill tary Servjco Act. NEW BRITISH LOAN Washington, July 12.-Great Britain was oi^'nted today,an ad-ditiohal credit of $17S,000,000 by the Treasury Department, making the total loan* t6 her tigiidata 3,394,000,000 and the total >'.re-''� t9 the allies $6,260,(t90,00o;" AUSTRIA WILL Rome, July 12.-Austria Is about to crumble away, Is the opinion of polltleal and military observers here after the publication of the latest reports from Albania and the Balkans, where fie entente allies have succeeded in perfecting a single front, ex-tendinq from the Adriatic sen to Snlcnikl, on the Aegean Sen, a distance of about two hundred m Its. ^ ' NEW CbNSTRUCTION Victoria, B. C,. July 12.-Premier Oliver has given instructions to the chief engineer ot the Pacific Great Eastern Railway to got in hand anoth er thirty-six miles of new construe tlon, taking the railway over titty miles beyond Clinton northward. The work is to bo rushed to completion. CALGARY RAIN Calgary. July 12.-The first rain of any consequence in weeks is falling in tho Calgary district and will help the crops and garden truck Immensely. C. Mankln, of the' Mankin Lumber & Pole Company, at Nelson, was shot in both arm's while sItMng in front of a shack _at Tamarack, about 15 miles south of Nelson. Stove Oarl* son, who is alleged to have done the shooting, was arrested soon aftev In the neighborhood by the provincial police. It ie said 'tliat Carlson worked for Mankin some time t.go and had a grievance. Five men* were on the scene at the timo of the shooting and they say tour shots wero fired/ Oarl son Is Iti Jail at Salmo. - RPHEU TONIGHT M At Starland tonight and tomorrow and Balance of Week CHARLES HAPLIN IN *THE CURE" Also a Big Specia) "TREASURE ISLAND" Special Matinee f>r Child- ren Satilrday EMPRESS TONIGHT e ,�RICE 35e > The World War and a Woman i� the Fascinating Theme of Matron Great 8-Act Special Production j_, "LEST WE FORGET" The Mighty Arraignment of the Hun, Starring the Beautiful ' Sui-vivor of the Lusltania Disaster, RITA JOLIVET ALSO LATEST WEEKLY AND L-KO COMEDY a This Big Special Pbys at the 'i \ EMPRESS FOUR DAYS STARTING MONDAY ___________________ _ , -___, fi- V TONIOMT AND TOMORROW, ARTCRAFT PICTURES PRESENT j.jj ELSIE FERGUSON IN '^BEACH BOOBS" and "SAUCE FOR 1 THE GOOSE"-Comedlea "ROSE OF THE WORLD" 1 0583 47568168 60 ;