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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 22, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE STAMPEDE OFFICIALLY OPENS ON TUESDAY yOLUME XI. LETHBiyPGE. ALBERTA MONDAY, JULY 22. 1918 NUMBER 187 JAP-AMERICAN TO RUSSIA GERMANS CONTINUE PRECIPtTATE RETREAT BEYOND MARNE Ui^Sf and Japan Agree on Int^vention in Russia; Will Send Military Force [Japan and United Slates, Together With Other Allies Have Come to Agreement About Intervention in Russia-Military Forces to be Sent-No Territorial Aggression is Contemplated, is Officially Staled. KIlTIESDEfEATEO HUNS BY m EXHIBITION OFFICIALS Loncjon, July 22.-The Japanese diplomatic council has aQreed to the American proposal for.Joint Intervention' in Siberia, oay� a Central News dispatch frotji Tokio under date of July 17. A pi�clamation will be Issued asaurir^. Mussia that the entente has no aggressive designs In Intervening In Siberia, the dispatch adds. It is probable that a relief commission willaccompany the Joint expedition. It is stated. Toklo, July 19.-(By the Associated Press)-It is believed in official circles that the Japanese government's reply to the proposal made by the United States relative to Entente allied Intervention In Siberia will be dispatched to Washington today. It is under-' stood that the Japanese govern-' ment's; answer accepts the American peace proposal in every par* tidiilar. Trotsky Issues Orders London, July 22.-Revolutionary oldiera are forbidden In an order ued br Leon Trotsky, the Bolshevik! tnlnister o( war, transmittod by Russ' (an wlrelb's^; "to support" French and tOngltsh offlcerB. The order says that owing to the landing of French and English detach ments on the Murman Coast and the open participation of French officers with the counter revolutionary mutln eers and Czocho-Slovaks these officers *ro not-pft-mitted to go from town to town. The pe9ple nre instructed "to watch carefully all the acts ot persons who have been proved culpable (vlthln the repu))llc = of conspiring against the sovereignty of the Russian people." BULLETINS IS DEAD Rome, July 22.-Count Delia Somaglia, president of the Italian Red Cross, dieli Sunday. He was a member of the Italian senate. W. H. FAIRFIELD, President. W. Mc, hit upon. At Coast Too Vancouver, July 22,-Tho letter carriers In Victoria, Vancouver aiid New Westminster are on strike, Only; the early delivery ot the day was uuide: in the buBlnesa district here. -T. Ottawa, July 22.~U is expected that the appointment ot Hon, P. E. Blon din, postmaster general,'to tho senate will he officially confirmed today. The probability ot such an appoint ment has been indicated tor some time. Hon. Mr. niondln will succeed the late Senator Shoyn, as representative ot the senatorial division ot Lauren tide. Hip nppolntmept will ensure French-Canadian representation in the cabinet. In tho last election ho was an unsuccessful candidate tor tho house of commons for Champlaln and Laurier-Outremont, ' Montreal. July 22.-There will be no general strike ot railway shopmen in Canada at least for the present. The Intervention of the railway department ot tho American Federation ot Labor, following the action of tho adoption by the ralhyays ot the Mc-Adoo schedule with amendmente last week, was sufficient to prevent tho sending out of a strike call to railway, shopmen's unions throughout Canada. It also had the effect ot causing a decided split In the shopmen's committee that had been In Montreal for several weeks negotiating with the Ralhvay War Board. East and west clashed, the eaet lor retaining go&d relations with the American Federation of Labor, and the west tor taking di'ostlc action and that at once. Western representatives, strongly supported by their membership, declare that a strike will yet bo called and that the American Federation will be defied. At four o'clock Saturday aft(?rnoon the shopmen's committee which had been in conference at the Alexandria Hotel, adjourned* Indefinitely and at 10:15 o'clock Saturday night the American meriibers ot the committee, who had come to be called "tho left wing," boarded the train for Winnipeg. This action followed the receipt of returns from the latest ballots submitted to the membership, as to whether they wore willing to strike In defiance of the railway employes department executive council of tho American Federation of Labor. Tho returns clearly showed that it would be Impossible to tie up the railways effoctlvoly, especially in the east. For Instance, 'In Montreal Itself, only one local lodge cast a majority to strike and hand back Its International charter, the ponolty of such action. On the other hand, tho west came out strong with a determined strike vote, It Is said that 2800 out of 3000 shopmen in Winnipeg voted for the walk out. Tho conflict ot opinion is thus sharply defined, the oast holding to the Internatioh&l fealty .and tlits west out tor Independence. The next move In the long game mdy bo expected thus to come from Winnipeg. \^ Paris, July 22.-Strong counter, attacks delivered by the Germans last night on the front between the Ourcq and the Marne were broken by the allies, the War Office announced today.^ The allied positions have been 'maintained. The enemy- counter blows were delivered in the region of Grlioi-les, several miles northwest of Chateau-Thierry, and Bezu-St. Germain, four miles north of Chat--eau-Thierry. North of the Ourcq and between the Marne and Rhelms, the enemy's reaction was limited to artillery fire. The fire was particularly heavy in the region of tho woods ot Cpurton and Roi. The text of the statement reads: "During the night the Germans limited their reaction to artillery bombardments north of the Ourcq and north of the Marne and Rhelms notably in the region of the Courion and ^1 Woods. "Between the ourcq and the Marne, we have broken strpnn counter attacks by the German's in the region from Qrlsolles to Bezur. St. Germain. We.have ma'lhtaln-ed our positions throughout the line." CALL FOR HELP With the French Army In France, July 22.-The German Crown Prince has been obliged to call for help from Crown Prince Rup-precht, German divisions from the army in the north have been hurried down to protect the western flank of the defeated army which has been driven back over the Marne and rejected from Chateau-Thierry by the Franco-American troops. . ^ O'BE WEATHER Hlflh.............. Low....................... rwfRapt-^-Fair ana-NW)- 73 ncreased gains Rome, July 22.-Italian troops are continuing to a�\n ground In the bend of the Devoll rlvar In Albania, the Italian War Office announced today. The ae'vanclng troopa yesterday took a hundred 'prisoners and caotured seven machine 9U( lied artillerymen were feeling out the German rear lines with telling effect, making the enemy's rear guard action costly. Prisoners captured near Chateau-Thierry, confirmed the soundness of General Foch's plan when , they said a German retreat was imperative because of the decreased supplies. Stories of both ammu-n t^on and foodstuffs becoming, low were heard, and the officer* had reported that It was practically impossible to resist. Or-. ders had been issued, the prisoners added, to retreat to a point. ten miles north, but the Indications tonight were that the Qer-'  mans would not for long be permitted to remain that close to the Marne for, the allied flanking movement Is progressing steadily." Both the railroads and the wagon roads over vvhich the enormous sto.res for the German forces rnuat pass are so menaced as to make them unuseable. Strihgs of priMpers were being taken to the reai^ all day Sunday. Since Thursday the Americana ' have captured German soldiers /represeifting different divisions. German View Amsrerdam, July 22.-"The with drawal of our troops to the northern bank ot the Marne came as a surprise to well informed circles because the supreme command had confidently communicated his intention before hand," says the Cologne Gojsette, and adds: "The object which the forcing of tha Marne had in view was attained. There it did not appear dangerous to retreat locally in order to aave unnecessary loss." Retire Considerable Dlstanea With the French Army In Prance, July 21.-On the main battle 'field between the Aisne and the Marne the Germans again ..have been driven back considerable distance. They have been pushed back over the Soissons-Chateau-Thierry road at several points north of tho Ourcq. (GOKTINUED ON PaQI 4) soldiers quelled Following Arrest of iFarmer by Dominion Police at Joliette -Serious TUm JoUette, Que., July 22.-A detach' meut ot tho fourth battalion Canadian garrison regiment was dispatched hei;e Saturday under Major Austin, following a near riot, when the Dominion police a week before arrested a farmer named J, A. Joiy* ot tills town. A crowd collected and by the time the police and their captive reached the lock-up there were tnaily hundreds ot shouting men and the outlook was threatening. A number ot men ore said to be trying to avoid arrest and others are making threats to shoot the Dominion police on sight. Thence the appearance of the soldiers. Since the soldiers arrived things have noticeably quietened. dowt> though it is stated that an exceedingly large number of revolvers have been purchased in the town and there hav.g been threats of looting the araeng^ ' has been slightly wounded sM talien to a hospital In Pari*, �git cording to  mtaiage rMtlvad ^ till father toda;^ , -  ' ,1^:"^ � ;