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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 13, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta Southern Albertas Big Amalgamated Stampede and July 22nd to 27th VOLUME JULY 1918 NUMBER 180 HUNS MASTER MILITARIST IS DEAD ALLIES PROTECT SIBERIAN STORESFRENCH GAIN GROUND No Thought of Holding Belgium or of World Says Hertling French Retook Important Pla teau as Well as and Prisoners BRITISH WIN SOME SUCCESS IN THEIR MINOR OPERATIONS July minorenterprises were carried out by the British last night on the Flanders front near Vieux Berquln and as a result of which ninetysix prisoners were taken and a few machine guns cap the war office announced to A raiding party which on the British lines In In the Meteren was The German artillery develop ed activity during the night on the Flanders front and opposite t July an operation carried out last night on the front between Mont Dldier and the Olse the French pushed their ad vanced posts forward a distance of approximately 500 yards In the vicinity of the Porte tho war office announced The Porte Farm Is In the vicln Uy northwest of Com together with Leges Farm was cap tured by the French in a local op eration on the evening of July GAIN PLATEAU French in July the Associated executed local action carried out by the French today southeast of Amiens not only gave them a large num ber of prisoners but brought into their possession the entire Rou verelles dominating the region between the river Avre and Moreull and the through which the main railroad from Paris to Amiens passes and which has been in the hands of the enemy since More than five hundred German Officers and men already have been sent to the rear and others are MILITIA HEADS GIVE GUARANTEE TO This Settles Matter and Averts Expected Clash in Cal gary July acting minister of militia and i defense announced that the adjutant gen eral had received a telegram from the district officer command Ing Military District which after referring to the judgment of the Alberta continues Finally court agreed that all proceedings would stand stayed upon my giving undertaking not to remove from Calgary judicial district any who already has applied for habeas corpus and Is still In Alberta without giving sheriff twentyfour hours notice of such I concluded the matter In answer to this tho adjutant general hat notified the dletrict officer commanding will abide by your undertaking to give twenty four hours notice of Intention to remove the men referred toand you will be given an opportunity to carry it AN July wit nessed a veritable avalanche of applications for writs of habeas corpus on behalf of men recently drafted Into service under the Mi litary Service The total for the week Is and In addition to these there were a few outstand ing from last In each case the court as a matter of ordered the writs to be called up on various commanding in whose charge the various ap plicants to bring the young men to July nial that Germany intended to retain Belgium was tnado by Count Von the Ger man Imperial in the course of his speech before the reichstag main The present pos session of Belgium only means that we have a pawn for fut uro the lor have no tion to keep Belgium in any form What They Want What wo precisely as express ed by us on February the chancel lor is that after the restored Belgium shall as a selfde pendent state not be subject to any body as a vassal and shall live with us in friendly I have held this point of view from the beginning in regard to Belgium and I still hold it This side of my policy is fully in conformity with the general the direction of which I yesterday clearly laid before We are waging the war as a war of defense as we have done from the very beginning and every imperial istic tendency and every tendency to world domination has been remote from our of Policy July of policy among the German has another illustration in the manner of the publication of tho statement made by Count Von Hert the German Imperial regarding Tho German wireless service yester day put out a long report of Chan cellor Von Hertlings speech which ignored all reference to It a full report of the chancellors discussion of Russia and continued In connection with this point the Imperial chancellor passed in review the political situation in the The natural inference seems to ba that whatever officials issued the wire leas version they did not want Count Von Hertlings statement regarding the west There was much curiosity hero regarding this part of his speech which was Authoritatively Reported Dead Austrian Noblemen Sell Off Big Fearing a Revolt Italian Army July prisoners confirm the re ports that a large number of noblemen are selling off their estates in Bohem ia and because they fear a It issaid that Count Czer former foreign has sole for three million all his lande in and that the purchaser was a bank with agricultural It is also stat ed that Count Heiiry Clam former expressed the opin ion In Vienna that a was and he therefore was selling his lands fiOVTS 10 SOLVE THE HAY CANADA Duns Review Believes Fall Trade All dver Canada Will Be Very Heavy New to Dunns Review from of Dunn and in leading cit dee of the Dominion of re iport generally satisfactory steady crop progress in almost all sections and more favorable weather benefittlng business at nearly every important The prevailing be lief that fall trade will be heavy is Indicated by an insistend demand for nil classes of staple both for prompt and future delivery and while this ia partly due to the scarcity of many kinds of it is mainly owing to the prosperous con ditions which are the rule In agricul tural and Industrial Collections ae a rule are trans fortatlon continues to NEW HUN SCHEME REGARDING ALSACE July Thurs days session of the reichstag main committee In Berlin the pro the deputies of the Center party and the Socialists criticized a contract which should be entered Into between the gov ernment and the Westmark Land Company which Intends to pur chase estates in and settle them with who are reliable from Mathleas the Center party who declared that neither of the AlsaceLorraine islative chambers favored the said his party would vote against FIVE KILLED BY A LIVE WIRE July men were killed by coming Into con tact with a live wire attheplant of the Metals and Munitions Pro duce Company at Montreal this REVOLUTION IN A SIX KILLED New July persons are reported killed and fifteen others Injured in an explosion fol owed by fire on a Spanish oil ship anchored In the harbor The detonations were heard for Submarine chasers hurried to the burning vessel and took the Injured men ashore to Fire boats fought the flames In an effort to save the but the vessel appeared to be settling slowly in the The of 2156 tons had a cargo of motor trucks and oil Intended for use by the Amer ican army In The explosion damaged build Ings along the water to the Herald July to statements made here George Hoadley and John Kern members of the Alberta legis are believed to have ar ranged a solution of the hay and feed situation in the The details of the deal for pro viding hay for next winters feed ing are not known but it is under stood the Dominion government will finance the the provin cial government will administer It and Richardson will han dle it for the provincial govern SEVEN ARE KILLED DENIES THEM THE WEATHER High Forecast Northerly comparatively cool with ed 78 49 scatter July semioffic ial telegram received here today from Vienna says There have been many rumors lately to the effect that Aus troHungarian agents in Spain and Switzerland have been seeking to es tablish contact with Entente emis saries with a view to making overtures for All such rumors are un July Mall and Morning Post prints dispatches from Zurich saying that a Russian who has Just reached Switzerland from Kiev by way of Vienna re ports ferment In Austria as rap Idly Not only Is revo lution talked about and advocated on all says the message but small placards on which are printed hoche die revolution are on the and even In railway Hundred Thousand Sammies in France Now July can troops overseas and on ship board enroute had passed the V General chief of told fenate military committee today at their weekly This repre sents an increase 9f more than since last Three army corps pf from to mon each have been definitely from American divisions In Genera March announced today at the weekly conference with news Major General Hughes commanding the 41st the Sunset National has beon detailed us tetmporary com mander of the first army Commanders for the second and third have not yat been designat San July workers of the Bethlehem building Corporation and adjacent plants were killed and fortyone of their fellow workers and others Injured when an interurban car on which they were riding to work Jumped the track on a curve here early KILLING II July official re port handed out from the local fire de partment this afternoon stated that two men were Uillnd when the third floor of the munition plant of Lymbur ners collapsed this morn A number of shells and debris crashed through Hio Early reports placed the number of dead at Great confusion reigned Immediate ly after the accident and alarming rumor of the death of 17 were spread The fact that many of the hands at the plant hurried home after the acci dent to assure their families that they were safe made the task of checking up the men who were in the Building wheja the floor collapsed very difficult The firemen made a thorough Bearch of thettebris in the cellar ami fqund only the bodies nephew of the head of aud JohaepU Both wen tho tint floor when it gave Great Military Chief Said to Have Died After Alterca tion With the Kaiser HE HAD ATTACK OF CONGESTION OF THE BRAIN AFTER QUARREL July the Associated Marshal Von Hindenburg Is accord ing to the newspaper Les Nouvel His death is said to have occurred after a stormy Interview with the German emperor at great headquarters at The em peror and the field marshal are declared to have had serious dif ferences of opinion concerning the German offensive toward The field marshal died from congestion of the In the last six months there have bsen several rumors of the death of Field Marshal Von Hindorburg and there have been many reports that he has been in poor A dispatch received in London Friday from The Hague quotes a Dutch traveller from ae declaring that a report that the field marshal was 111 and un able to participate in the work at army headquarters has spread all over German newspapers were not permitted to mention the ru The traveller added that Gen eral the first quartermas ter had taken over the field marshals duty as chief of the gener al Keeping step with reports of the field marshals health have been dis patches from Germany indicating that the field marshal and the emperor had had disagreements concerning the German offensive movement In the west Late in Field Marshal Von Hindenburg was reported ill with ty phoid fever at The field marshal on June IS was reported by the Tribune of Geneva to be suffer ing from an acute nervous The newspaper declared it had learn ed from a reliable source that his men tal capacity was much affected and that he was confined in a private sani It added that tho field mar shal had taken no responsible part in the offensive on the western At the outbreak of the war Field Marshal Von Hindeuburg was a gen eral in He was credited with evolving and carrying out the campaign against the Russians In East Prussia which resulted in tho serious Russian defeat at Tannen for which he was promoted to Field He continued to com mand the German forces on the Rus sian front until August when ho was appointed chief of the general staff in succession to General Von When he became chief of the general General Luden who had acted ae his chief of staff on the Russian came with him as his right hand man with tho title of chief quartermaster Field Marshal Vaul Beneckendorff Und Von Hindenburg was seventy years old last September The newspaper Les which reports the death of the Ger man is a newspaper in tho French published at The Allies to Send Military Forces to Siberia to Guard Stores of Supplies iMIZUREOF Farmer and Rancher Each Fin ed Intended For Stampede Week Allies Are to Take Action td Send Protection for Vast Stores r Sppolnl to the July of a huge shipment of valued at over believed to be intended by bootleggers for the Lethbrldgo stam pede were revealed here last jvhen tho provincial police in George a farmer who was driving it across the In some way this man got across the lino with tlie but it was later dis covered by the customs who notified the provincial police at War Barney was fined and costs for having liquor for sale or Later on whose ranch the liquor was was fined and costs on a similar Got Little Satisfaction From lied Embassies in Swit zerland July of the repulse by allied legations in Berne of an alleged Austrian has been confirmed by the Journal of says an official dispatch to day from According to the an Austrian from the Pac ifist party of Lammassch arriv several days ago at This emissary presented himself at several legations of the allied powers but in no case was ho Professor Lammassch is the individual who on several former occasions is said to have made peace overtures to Ameri cans as well as representatives ol oth er allied countries Must Have Prohibition if Suf ficient Coal is To Be Produced July nationwide prohibition is absolutely necessary if the extra one hundred million tons of coal a year needed by the country IP its war on Germany is to bo Fuel Administrator Gar field has been informed by the nat representing ional coal association bituminous operators producing four The violent interview between Von uuuireil million tons of coal annually Hindenburg and Emperor William oc curred on May says Les It was follqwed by an apoplep tic stroke which ultimately resulted in the field marshals The newspaper says its information was obtained from good sources in tho occupied district of cas ualties reported in the week Ing today totalled officers and compared with the ag gregate of In the previous RESIGNS FROM GLOBE July for the last business manager and treasurer of Globe of lias resigned his connection with this paper and will shortly assume the position of treasurer of the Russell Motor Car Company Garfleld is understood to have laid the associations recommendations before President Wilson for his con In a statement last night the assoc iation said that in the opinion of special committee of its members from virtually all local producing section of the which has investlgat ed the the country canno have both booze and sufficient coa this HELP UKRAINIANS July ha been granted to the Canadian Ukrain ian Institute with head of fices at This institutiot has for its purpose the improvemen of the social and economl conditions of Canadian wh are of Ukrainian GERMANY WILL ACT IF ALLIES INTERFERE V IN SITUATION July re inforcements hava been ed to according to offi cial information received here to to assist the Russians and CzechoSlovaks guarding the al lied stores from Bolshevlkl acting with German prisoners who are reported to be advancing upon July allied powers will have the full support of the Si berian according to the assurances sent by General who has been proclaimed pro visional ruler of to the cor respondent of the Daily Mail atHar From hls headquarters at In Eastern Gen ral Horvath has telegraphed the Mail orrespondent as follows Paragraph five of the program of my government which enewal of all treatieswith the allied is at once he firm Intention on our part to act n compete accord with our brave al es and to to the Russian those who are fighting withthe en Announcement that General Hor at northeast of Via had proclaimed himself pre mier of a temporary Siberian govern ment is contained in a dispatch tie Mall correspondent at Harbin dat d July two days earlier than the message that the general had been reclaimed temporary General who has been vice president and general manager of the Chinese Eastern is antiGer man as well as At Grodekovo he announced he all the Bolshevik re store in full all allied both political and commercial reestab ish a disciplined And nonpolitical army and restore He also avors Siberian autonomy and reli gious Germany Will Act July offic ial circles are of the opinion says a Berlin dispatch to the Rhelnlscho Westfaelische Zeitung of that in the event civil war breaking out In the vital interests of Ger many would foKce her to action her own in order to the British in the reference liere evidently is to the Murman coast region where allied forces have been landed for the protection of supplies sent to Russia by the In tervention by Japan in adds the is regarded as of second ary because hav ing no interests divergent with those of would soon succeed in ar riving at an understanding with Events Moving July on developments in Russia where it saya events are moving with great the Times contends that the Czecho who have practically seized all must be helped without Manifestly Japan p In the best position to send hejp the Times but we trust that even tually all the allies will participate la an of IMPROVE PARIS PORT July A committee of the municipal coun cil of Paris has submitted a repoi approving the issue of a credit fifty million with which defray the expenses for ort of Paris July From many sources today came reports of constant guerilla fighting in tho Ukraine between large of and the German The results were net re but It was said the pew ants are well equipped with mach ine rifles and ammunition It Is believed that the secured their military from the stores left by tht armlet which 4fS f rations In that part of ;