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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 15, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta Southern Albertas Big Amalgamated Stampede and July 22nd to 27th VOLUME XL JULY 1918 NUMBER 181 ANEW DRIVE British Occupy Port Kem on White Sea Czechs Are Capturing New Towns Allies Land Protest Continue To Advance KERENSKYSAYS ALLIES SHOULD SEND MUNITIONS July and British troops have occupied the whole of the Murman Coast In Northern says a dispatch from Moscow to the Central Agency by way of OCCUPY KEM July after landing on the Murman Coast have occupied the port of Kem on the White the Frank furter Zeltung according to a Rotterdam dispatch to the Dally After capturing a railroad station on the White Sea Coast the dispatch the American and British forces advanced to ward the Russian Bol aheylki authorities having with drawn to The commanders of the Entente allied have Issued an ap peal to the population of the Mur man Coast requesting help against Germany and It is de clared that the Murman Coast Is uhaer the prcl tectlen of ths Entente July Wire less trie express re quest of allied forces are on the Murman which Is on the Arctic Ocean to the ex treme north of On this coast there are several harbors which are free from Ice all the year and are connected with Petrograd by Mere forc ee are being sent and the local po pulation la cooperating with the troops which already have arrived to defend these Mean the are making a desperate attempt to secure the control of the Murman They need the for sub marine bases now that Zeebrugge hae been closed and Ostend ren dered of little while the Bri tish mine field makee It more dif ficult for their to the The total German In Rus sia Is 32 German and 15 Austrian composed mainly of old and Inferior force to apread over a vast from Pet rograd to the Black July CiechoSlovak troopa have captur ed the city of 430 mllea eaet of an Exchange Telegraph dispatch from Copen hagen It reported from Ths olty was taken af ter the BoUhevikl had put up violent Kuan Is on the Kasanka River near where It Joins the It Is a manufacturing center and la the entry port between Siberia and European Kaxan la about one hundred mllea north of where the Bolshevik government troope were reported to have defeated the last WANT THEM July tha Russian foreign minis a note to Great Britain demanding that the Brit ish detachments now on the Mur man Coast be reembarked with out saye a Central Newe message today from relaying a Moscow A Need July Alexander former premier the Russian provisional govern declared to a committee of French radical Socialists that the re peated attempts made by the HUB to shake off the German Hot only In but along the Volga ancPevon north of are being carried out according to a plan formulated while he wan in He suggested that all the entente nations should give aid by each send ing a small number of troops to Hus but above munitions of war needed in that The allies tnuat be because three months from now would be too eibsrlan iluly dispatch gated July the Harbin correspond Mt u be Daily Mall fives the curapo BENNETTTOTAKE July Ben left here for Ottawa to be present Thurs day at the supreme court proceed affecting the have applied for release from military Bennett expressed theropinlon that the Ontario case was not In all respects parallel to the Alberta ease or some of the other parallel before the courts of other It understood here that man af fected eby the Ontario ease hae no exemption Bennett expects the crown to appeal the Alberta but In If the crown and If the military falls to release the man affected by Al berta courts to take fur ther MUCH CORRUPTION IN BULGARIA NOW July Wire In It la Is due not to any shortage of but to favoritism and corruption on ths part of re quisitioning and are unanimous In complaining of the suffering caus ed by the methods of the requisit ioning which provoke bitter sen tlnent and employed have to be eeeorted by the sold lere In the Food are reported from a considerable number of GETS POWER TO July Saturday granted President Wil request for authority to take over the ra dio and cable by a vote of 40 to minority all Republi The senate adopted the amendment to the house resolu tion granting for the period of the sltion of the Horvath government In Siberia without mentioning the offi ces allotted to the respective General Horvath is described ae be ing temporary The others are niemoer of the third and fourth and who was asso ciated with Antarctic expe dition Constitutional Demo cratic member of the third and fourth who has great Influence among the transBalkan and who VMB a member of the shortlived gemenoff government riceminister of communications in the Kerennky cabinet General formerly military governor of Vladi vostok and later associated with Gen Kornlloff and Alexiefl in var ious eonater revolutionary move ments okorokoff and both and Admiral commanding the Russian forces at who is a provisional This says the corres all political ele Constitutional Lib and and ouly such a coalition government could hope to Under date of Jaljr the corres pondent urges the absolute necessity of allied intervention demonstrated by the opera bouffe ot the two rival each claiming to repre sent the General Horvath on date was at while Derher govern ment Had moved from its railway ear to It wsa there when Czechs Vladivostok and sac ceoded in getting certain persons to recognize between two gor ernments Is likely to continue indef says the the allies intervene and choose oneor the Rioting In July cases of what the medical board pronounces to be Aelatic cholera are on board tho Swedish steamer which arrived from Petrograd July of the ships company say cholera la epidemic and hts spread widely in When the ves sel sailed July 9 rioting was in progress in Petrograd and machine guns bad been used in several of the A July Bri French and Japanese ministers to China have strongly protested to General the antiBolshovlld milittuy who has formed a Umporary war cabinet asking him to withdraw his dictator bhip proclamation on the ground that It is unwise ana BOTH SIS READY Locomtive Men Will Not Go Out Telegraphers Strike July sides of the railway shopmens dispute for higher wages and shorter working hours today prepared for the strike which has been called for Tuesday at 2 Last efforts have been made both hore and in Ottawa to prevent the Senator Gideon Robertson held a conference with the union dele gates The was presented to him in all its details so that he could lay it before the authori ties at where the board handling the problem forthe companies and the government roads went today to consult with the cab The best Information available to day was that the locomotive will stay out of the strike if H at least thus preventing a complete tieup of trans portation in Telegraphers Out July Internat ional President Hill of the Commercial Telegrapher stated this morning that the 700 Great North Railways Offer Half Rates and Dominion Government Pays Other Half To Farmers July for feed for cattle In the districts of Alberta where the crop has own a failure are now round ng into This is another ex ample of the satisfactory results of cooperation between the Dominion and Provincial departments of agri The Duncan Marshall took the matter in hand for the pro vince of Alberta and has had men from his department out locating hay ind pasturt land lor over a Their reports are now coming in and that end off the business will be in atiape in atew In the mean time Marshall wired the traffic managers of the railways at asking give special conces sions in matter of freight He also wired the who Is In requesting the Germans Attack American and French Lines on Front of 50 Miles Are Being Held Western telegraphers will go on strike at 10 oclock Tuesday The only thing that will stop the strike it is is action by the It is understood that the cabinet now has the matter under Cabinet July cabinet met in special session at 11 oclock this morning to consider the situation arising out of the letter dispatched by the Canadian Railway War Board to the railway federated While the situation is still diffi Doherty took an optimistic view of the We are hope he that the matter will be adjusted without a of stated further that there was very good hope of peaceful settlement of the ttocal railway circles are calmly awaiting the coming strike of the shopmen of the Between and 75 shopmen employed in the shops will be affected 1nthe Leth bridge division if the stflke should come to a A number of shop men are also stationed at It seems to tie the feeling among the men here that the government will deal with thesituationIn a manner satisfactory to the men and that trou ble will be Should a strike occur however the men will go out This will not tie up run ning of trains for some time but de terioration of the motive power would at once DOUBLE AMOUNT OF INCOME July bil lions of the ount now yielded by present tax are to be raised under the new revenue bill which and means committee began framing today In executive ses It Is part of the adminis trations programme of meeting the vastly increased expenses on account of the estimated at during this finance The Income and excess profits tax wlH be levied on the of the calendar year 1918 the latter taxes not earlier than the date of of the July at local of Central Electric Company was hampered today when employee to the num ber of according to the walked out In with the etrlke voU taken on Saturday the Dominion and pro vincial department of food controller for Canada was In Edmonton last weekattending the fair and Marshall had a conference with him and asked him on his return to Win nipeg to Crerar and dte cusa the iifbole with him and makerepresent fgr On Friday Marslialt received a wire from the traffic man agers railways saying that they were meeting Saturday morning to take this matter upand he immediate ly wired McGregor who was in Winnipeg to represent the Alberta de partment of agriculture before the traffic managers of the railways and request that they1 make as large re ductions as possible their freight rates Saturday evening Marshall received the following reply from McGregor Half I attended meeting of railways who agreed on half rate from all points in east of Cochrane and Lundbreck south of line on run ning trom Red Deer to to to to and by east of Saskatoon to eastern boundary about 100 miles west of Cattleand sheep will be moved to the north at half rate subject to minimum rate of five cents pdr 100 pounds on cattle and 6 cents per 100 pounds on sheep up to Novem ber shipment return half rate In reverse direction prior to Octo ber prpvided returned by original owner to original point of Hay and straw carloads at half rates in reverse direction from movement of cfttle and sheep as above described up to May 1919 All rates subject to a certificate signed by the deputy minister of pro vince in which shipment ia Free At the time Crerar an nounced that the Domlnioa depart ment of agriculture would supple ment the reduction made by the rail way companies in freight by the Dominion department paying an As the railways have made a reduction of fifty per the Dominion department will now pay the other halt of the freight which will mean that livestock and feed will be transported to the pro vince free on certificates signed by the deputy minister of agriculture for the livestock com ralisioner of the Alberta department went south last week to confer with the cattlemen in Southern Alberta and James McCalg went down for the Alberta department to confer with the sheep V EMeyer has had his greater production men out on a campaign looking for A stream of correspondence and wires has been pouring into the department at Ed monton and today a conference is being held in Marshalls office in between the Alberta depart ment and of the Dom minion department of Agriculture and every effort is being made to have all plans quickly completed so as to con serve as largely as possible the live stock owned by and ranchers who have not sufficient feed to winter I HAPPY HEN THEY TO rom ChauteauThierry to GermansLaunch Severe With HeaVy and Large French and Americans Bear Brunt of Prisoners Repatriated Would Rather Be Back in British Prison Camps July Wireless who have been interned in England and German pris oners of who have been sent back to Germany from England are not happy when they reach the Letters they write prove their surprise and dismay when they discover the true state of things in One letter from a prisoner sent back to Germany reads About 10 oclock in the morning we left for the good old The first stop was made at in where we were kept six days for From there I was sent to where I was forced by military authorities to work in the munitions I stuck at it for I tried my but I was not strong The third day I told them I was too weak do such hard work and left the In the Bezirks command I got the order to do only government other wise I should be taken for the and I thought to get my liberty in the I really was worse off than in the English On the night of I deserted to Hol It was a foggy night and a long and dangerous dear I think you would have done the So much for If they had caught me I should have had a bad time I But now I am out of I will give you one word of ad Whatever you do dont apply for Another prisoner who was sent to Germany writes I have been here about ten But what a It is no more as it used to All is strange and one rushes about like a lost Our business here is absolutely The following is a message sent to a prisoner in England from Germany You are in Heaven as compared with Dont come to the fatherland if you can We are all famished BIGPRIZETOFLY HAYTI IN IT TOO Port Au July council of acting In legislative given it under the new Haytltn unani mously voted the declaration of war upon Germany demanded by president of the Revive Offer of to Him Who Can Accomplish Feat July order to stlm ulate the production of more power ful engines and more suitable aircraft the Daily Mail announces the revival of its offer of a prize of to the first person who flies across the Atlantic from any point in the United Canada or New Foundland to Great Britain or or vice versa in seventytwo consecutive The original offer of the Mail in was suspended at the outbreak of the ATTACKS HAVE BROKEN AT MOST COUNTER ATTACKGERMANS CROSS THE MARNE July Germans have crossed the Name at several places offensive begun this cording to advices received 1 The main it is seems to be in the The advices to this effect came to the Central IS SATISFACTORY July feeling in London of the situa tion following the German attack in France is that the devel opments are quite COMPLETELY BROKE DOWN With the American Army on the July is clear that the German attack in the Vaux region completely broke down under the American counter Further sharp fighting is likelyto develop in this area any v July new offensive by the Germans was begun last night In the regionbetween Rhelme and the AGAINST THE AMERICAN FRONT With the American Army on the July by The Associated Germans at daylight today launched a violent attack against the American positions west of especially near The attack came after a most violent bombardment of high explosives and gas throughout the night when the enemy Infantry appeared the swarmed out and met the with a rain of machine gun The Americans wore their gas they fought the attacking An enemy bombardment of In the rear of llnM began soon after six ARE HOLDING THEIR OWN At the latest the Americans holding their own in the maintaining their Heavy shells from German naval are falling in far behind the actual battle Many of these have fallen In the city of twentyfive from In many of German shell fire is the projectiles being from 10 and 12 Inch naval s Reports from the American advanced that American were handling the enemy In the desperate fighting which is PARIS LISTENS July Inhabi of Paris and the says the heard violent artil lery fire in the early The sky toward the east was lit as If by a great elec trical Those who were on the Boule vards after midnight listened to the cannonade while small gathered on the high of the city to watch the distant The noise of the firing was partic ularly loud in the southern part of the I The lector of the battle line BLONDIN TO July is antici pated that will be ap pointed to the senate vacancy cre ated by the death of Senator She hyn of Blondln expected to arrive In Ottawa to Since returning tos Can ada from overseas he been staying at Francois Du GERMAN July relch according to a dispatch from has adjsurned until Nov ember One of Its last Sat urday was to pass all taxation which the finance minister declared were more extensive and more Important than any the foundation of the nearest Paris that of about forty eastnortheast of the French French and American troops are barring the German pathway FRENCH MEET SHOCK July the front be tween ChateauThierry and the Main De the Germans attacked this morning the War Office The French are meeting the shock of the enemy attack with energy and the battle The struggle ie proceeding on a front of about 80 ap proximately fifty The statement After violent artillery prepara the attacked this morning from ChateauThierry as far as the Main De French troops are meeting energetically the shock of the enemy on a front of about eighty i The battle Is In pro BRITISH IMPROVE LINES July an opera tlon carried out night the British south of Vlllers in the region of Amiens were the War Office announced todayA few prisoners were TERRIFIC With the American Army on the July this locality it not known whether the Ger mans In this had PtUUn ano ther but the Intensity of the fighting Indicated to those near the scene that the operation was f renewal of the general tack that had bsen At It had not been de termined how the battle In the vicinity of Vaux wae The whole line In directions from that town was dense with smoke and gas The roar of the cannonade was punctuat ed in the few Intermissions with a terrific din of machine gun and rifle which seemed of hottest character in Vaux THIRTYMILE July re ceived here today regarding the German offensive stats that the attack began on a front of thirty miles between ChateauThierry and eouthwsst of The Germane also attacked east of between Prunay and Malson De on front of 25 BRITISH July British attack In Flanders the statement was on a front of 2000 yards In ths neighborhood of ths Ridge In ths Olckn busch Ths attack toek the enemy by surprise and was all ths objectives being Not all of ths material captured has yet been With the American Army on thf ths As sociated American forces on this front delivered counter attack upon the in the Vaux region this morning and drove off ths Is ported that the advanced their own lines a tance of several but this not bsen MANY With the American Army July ated their Marne the threw many Over the OH Tf ;