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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 14, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME x. ALDKRTA, SA'JTIIDAY, JULY 11. 1917 NUMBER 181' lUJSHSUCOKSSMAYTKAXSFOKMSrJ'l'ATlON (o Work or Starve 1 to Live in Most Revolting Comli- 1 lions in Germany. London, July fleulers Ot- tawa an Interview giv- en to of Router's a Belgian lady who succeeded In escap- ing through electric frontier wire Into Holland gives a vivid picture ol Iho terrible fale of Belgian women In tlie occupied territory- Sho asserts tbat the treatment of the women is worse lhaii lhat of tlie raco. the past year women, slie de- clares, Jiave beeu "brown Into prison on fllmey chnrKes, sometimes they are released alter weeks and iirfratha of Imprisonment .without any explana- tion. Scarcely a fortnight elapses without sonic woman being shot. Tlie I 1 Germans will ript tolerate any com- 1 zminlcallon with Helglan soldiers, whether censored or-uot and only In case of death do the old people hear of their son's ifato for Ibe Belgian casualty lists" aro-regarded as good German propaganda. It 13.still not generally known that the young Belgian Clrls- Nearly one hundred Belgian and children interned ai Hozmlnden.wlierc Uioy Wore com pelled to live it huts with Russian and Tolislr pro'slllutes. 'illegitimate btflhs are ;frequent. A prostitute has teen appointed superintendent of- the camp., .At Oberbrook several hundred, Belgian women refused lo work on Zeppelin covers, but after be Ing a few days bad no Al- ternative but lo resume wort- k The Jady. concluded hy describing 'a .scene which occurred -at the gate 9f HazeH last month. A young peasant woman, ihe mother-of two asked the aJJlhorilles t b e MAQRATH STAMPEDE Definite arrangements have now been completed for a stampede to be held. la Ma- gratli on August lOlli and llth. Messrs. Karrcn, Bradshaw and Tanner, tlie publicity com- inltlec, were in the city today and called on Hie Herald to statc that .Iliey, hail" rhade complete arrangements Vs-hh Ray Knight, who ".will he stampede manager. Mr. Knight has just returned from .Medicine Hat stampede. fr 0 v TOWED INTO FORT On Uils map the shaded area represents the recent Russian gains and the arrows indicate the direction of the Russian atlaclts from which much will be exiiecled. The blow Just delivered south oi the Dniester If property followed up promises to transform tire situation ou. the -whole eastern front. Six Thousand Tons Pjroduced in This Dislricl Yesterday With 1500 Though coal operators throughout Hie district still complain' of the shorlegc o' men, In the mines are. working' to capac- ity, and are turning but a lot of-coal. Yesterday the mines 'In district mined close, to "C.OOO tons" 'of coal though not men are el work. allowed'lo see her husband. She was I In flew of the shortaga of coal In i politely Iol4 EUe could not that day, jbqt'lhat IF sna-came. back the- would. allowed lo gee h'Un-- The" woman, with high nopct" ttiat" her.'husband was going to be rtUaMd- arrived -at the Ettejnext day.. She and fuHhef explanation tbo guard. her, ot doilies.- tiliol thi Jous _tqrage, -this- la'-not1 enough; and- tlie perato'rs are putting forth every el- ort lo gel "for team 'coal by the Is yery Their drplotcd -VHh thy grmin n season comirtE 'ifiiiir awire'lo mjld_them..up .tgaliL'U-V.'V. ;'.'v. Ic.-cpal; hV One dealer In a Small Saskatchewan. toivii frptc a local coal ie, could take "more, he.woald'be satis- 'led .wUluz car a day. for.' the next couple ol weeks." get- ting It are mlshly; Bllm..-; H; Is the same story all over; (he .TesL Blown Up By Internal Explo Crew Saved Londo nr July British 1ml- tleshln Vanguard, tons, lilBW up nnd sank on July 0. says an official Issuer! tonight by the Drl tlsh 'aanilralty. Thn Vangunril car rted a crew normally of. 724 mnn. An internal explosion while at an chpr caused tlie disaster lo tile Van guard. Only lliree men of tliosc oi board one o[ them h since died. Twenty-four officers am 71 meni however, were not on ,boar the Dally News says: "The Russian offensive Is being made not because Runla -hopes or desires the cruihlng of Ger- many. It Is made because she believes that by an offensive she alone can persuade the allfei and. compel the Germans to to a general peace on honorable terms The wilful mlauncferftand- ing of this has an Immediate .re- flection on her by giving the en- emies of the offensive ground for telling Lhe Russians .they are fighting in vain." Gaining momentum as It- moves '--Toronto. July -following westward the sreat by ihs'VTSL. alone the Dniester in Gallcia .crin'tln- j dent 'of thb Davles Co., Ltd., lies successfully. The fighliiis Is pro-' ng on a BO-mllc front frpnii.Hal- icz lo the foothills of alouK Ibe line Ihe iuisslans, are Thursday the Riiaslajis gaina nortli of the Doiefe'lef; important heights beiwee'B ,ibe rlrer BukazowiccV, anfl occupied two villages'. This advance is In Uie ulrec- lion of Lembsrg. In center and Too j the soutlicrn eud of, ihe'line'fhe sinus have been victorious In-bcavy balllcs for the possession of ljiBfriver They have made prqsre'ss on the road to Dollna and.ha-ve cJip- lurcd the cro'sslnes of tho Loiculca.at Percbinko, Jbout 15 'miles Eoulh ol Kalusz. and four miles wesL'ot-Dolio- rodozany. Threaten Conirnunlcatioiis" Washington, July 13.-f-Tho new Russian-olfcnsire Ig shown Jp dis- patches to tho embaasy. Kere .today not only to have opened-the .road .to Lcmherg, the capilal ot to liavc cut south against the Aus- (rlans from Sianlslau at the loot of [ho Carpathians In such a way affect seriously the -'Austrian opei-aling ngainsl tne newly-restored Cold Storage King Sends Bor- den a Biller Denial oi Charges Made. J.nsay, Hum an In, cabinet ci the Rumanian; government conservative .ministers have further, lo co-operate with Hrallanol, and they nlso dcrnnnil lhat two more Conservatives be admitted to the cabinet. They, likewise Insist lhat M- Bratlanol. resign and that .Take Jonescu, minister without port- folio, be appointed to succeed him. GOVT. OFFICIAL IS-OROWNED: Inverjuere, D.C.. July, Yesterday while attempting lp__ f. cross on a rcfl'lha Kootenay river noar Cross riter, Charles W. Drysdale .of OtlR- wa, chief of geological survey.'. parly, and Ills WI1-. liam J. Gray, a student of Van- couver were drown-- cd'aa a result of-the rart selling. The bodies-have-not; been recovered, being; swept. -away by the high water, search parly Is leaving again. Tendon, July Drlllsh trana- port Arniadale has sunlc by a jmarlne, It Is oMclally announced. Tho Ar.madalo "was a merchant steam- eV tons, built In 1900 al Glas- gow, and owned by tbe Australian Company of London. Sha waa long, 5S feel beam-and 27 feel depth. The statement an- nouncing the. sinking reads: "Tho HrlUah IrAiiaport Armadale with a of troops UH board, was torpcdbnd'and an enemy Eut- In Ihe Six 'soldiers, one passenger'and'four of the.crtw aro and.H'la pre- fllimed were drowned." Decides to Cal The First Three Glasses Together U MARKETS Spbl-wheal wneat October Local track oais OtUlxr October 240 200 M WEATHER Hlan 75 Low......................... ,V moderately lo _Slr Roijert Border prime minister' of Canada, wllh respect to a state-" V meat'published by ot A ,lfppr concerning, bueliwH1 ot'tki.'A' .Go.; Limited: lorden, given lo-the.preaa by ibe deparlmealTof Jabor and'wnich- appear In.Uie .morning papers, coyer- E thejjuslness of the ,Dtv-' are the mass 'and hey eridence a curious admiiture ot ;ntirancc tjtd malice. "I deeply regret. Lie Injustice'_- pt-- ;l_s attack. I regret it. naturally'oii ofsbiinJ'grounds 'bill' even ubllc grounds; "BltternbGs and anger .and suain- ion are being slirrcd up against pub- against labor and.capital and orporallons 'which'In many B have no liotlcr support than flip- ant Impudence arid Ignorance.' The; pity of it in this case Is that Biuaii- hortzntlpn statement was nd was pot The raent of finance" li furnished atance-slieef- and the'profltrand loss heel annually_of earn firm In Canada given under, the provision of Lhe byutil-- ness (as measure.. .Tlie.ataCeraent of lie-William Davlos Co., Is nid mast.. rontlnue to'beTurrilshed'to th'c depart- ment ,j "These stalemenls are not only au- Ilted on Lehatf of Ibe' company bbt arc-verified by Ihe accountant of-'the department ot finance and are final In aulhcrfly. The department of- labor- could have consulted these state- ments and could 'have procured snch [urtner informs'lfon as might have desiretl by. application, to tlhe general manager ot Uie company-and could thus have avoided the, grave In- Jus I Ice of sn1 attack Ijascd uponi ab-' surdly untruthful, statements, "During its entire. hlslpryTtno ,Wlt; llam Davles company has'sought no trade advaniBge ;o'r profit other ihnii I coi'ld be secured through .rflll- gcncc and atlenllou lu its business. If much volume of Ijusiness has been. secured In contrast lo olhera It.has been secured In cpor, coKpctltlon from comblJiallon or srfaijgemfnt or undcrslanding with other packers or '.'The company, offered to the Inper- lal .authorities al slnco the outbrpah of .OUawa, July 9.30 this even-. Ing (he preamble of the military ser- vice, bill was adopter! In committee of Iho bonder All Ihe Jtauses'of the bill linil prcvloiidly bcMi passed. The bill waa not reported, however, because lion, "frank Oliver on behalf of. Sir Wilfrid who was not prcscnl, nskcd Ihnl Jt rcmalrt in committee 111 loworrow In order Ihal mnmhf.rs rnlghl have aii 'opportunity o? seeing tbe amended bill (n printed form. Consideration' of the clauses was al-'.Uic afternoon gcsslop but a short'debate occurrfd on Ihe presmble. Several amendments were fldoplcd during Hie afternoon Includ-. Ins dhc whlcli brings art Into force the governor-general. The penally clauses, howerer, do not become cf- ficllv'o uritll.tbe ftral called. considerable io nn flTiienflmfinl movcil by Sir Robert Hordpn exempting dfvinlty students as iveU as clergy and members of r> llgloua orders.. Mcmbera on both sldea of the nnnse objected lo ihe proposal Col.- Currlo Ihouxht thtt exemption 4hould.be slveo to medical Blmlcnu Th rather limn dfvtnlly sludenls. amendment was adopted." Iho preamblii was Jaken Hon. Frank Oliver said (hat the, bl was nocussary because rccrulMng had bbcn kUletl by fauliy of ;nllllary affairs. be said, hart ditHl a nalurnl dcalh when H wa'fl dccMiid to'break up ballalions. The member for Kdmontpn gave of sixteen reasons why h'e, coiiGldered rcrrulljng had failed. 3lr .-Edward Kemp in reply, said the batlRljoni-iys- lorn bar! brought good rssullS aod Ihal llic member for Edmonton, hq4 nrlllclzcd k during tho two y.eara'.ttiat Ihe forte! ac- cusefi ihp- taking up the time of ihft bcwse unDCceasiry Ulk. He' undoubtedly'nilsl.akes had nade In Canada It was kdniltled roahy more mane.-by iht'JmperJjJ aa .OtlawK, July'UAThe dying of the 'committee stige of ithe, (fan- ate to Us capacity" In baca canned meat products i___, beans products on a coat and, tagc basis but each lime the first for'bacon and canned meats and pork and be4fctj "Tho. ImpeHal .aulhorille'd.cipnitoted'r he deslro In purchase In market. All army on are made'In London, 'All army ot' anMrf laeala.and1 pprk'siDd bevpn (ri 'Canada. .'Bolh-are icirfe In and. untrammelled .competition wltt Ihb'iCorM. The worM'rtnring tbe per- iod, of the war la'.cqnflMd Ited Stales and I o. secure a share of IIITI, cbndJtlona Ih'e, conpMr SVrf1 been guilty, of M ot nd 6lhcr. Ai w4i.lt-; by: .1 ask you to UVe jfefw" as thlnlt fulness-iff of aUU'Oitnts can ;