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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 24, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta NOW AND DAr ATTRACTIONS Herald JULY 1918 NUMBER 180 BIG PAY FOR THE ALLIES TEN LOSTtHE RUSSIAN ARMY MOBILIZING feather Has Hampered Suc cess of But Pro gram is Proceeded tyjth SOME FINE INST NTS EVENTS OF WINNERS TOdUgh cold weather Interefer with the crowds on the opening day of the Wg fair and those who braved Ufe elements and put an appearance certainly well re for they saw program that WM chockfull action from the time the flrstMrae was turned loose early in the afternoon until the last horse crowed under the wire in the wild race at eight oclock in the The program ofthe stam pedewas rather Ifcte In the officials tjefhg uncertain whether or not there should be a for a but when word tor ac tion went out Day and Knight voted tt the And the crowd beat and snap pleat stampede ever staged in Sunny Southern Praise The opealngTtaature of the titlr the directors lUhcheon in the main dinhur which waa attended by Me and honor psea ent frini MacraOt and Rayi mond local lend ing tait amalgamation British Munition Fftctoriea Be ginning of Insidious Propaganda 1 July Associated The trades union advisory mlttee has been summoned by the ministry of munitions to av conference Thursday to discuss the labor troubles at Coventry and the general labor Hew far the union officials will be able to Influence the situation impossible tb According to several reports from Coventry in the morning the strikers not only are defying the but the trades union leaders and have overthrown their The number of mett Involved is from to variously re ported 26 to 50 per cent of Coventrys total of munition To the serieg of real grievances against the mlnhtry of munitions and government as cauiQs of must be ac cording general a strong pacifist zander a of the anil who is New Set of Peace Terras Now Suggested Huns July hut made suggestions for a peace conference to the Spanish govern says the Socialist of The suggestions are Germany wants no an nexatlone or Indemnities in the the place treatise with Russia and Roumanfa may not be principal of aeifde termination f peoples has not been but may be set tled at the peaO conference where the fate off Belgium alao is to be the Balkan question la to be around the confer ence the fiwedern of the the dismantling of Gibraltar ond the Suez Canal and the right for Germans to coaling the colonial question Is to be etttled the basis of status The Vorwaertt considers this a very reasonable ram the atritow Oally ot 4 fierce fanaticlam characteristic which It is the to After the tuheb to theplatform establish eon the dj Jn ttont PresWenJ In a brief speech commentedoawilw reorganisation of the Alberta told of the efforts to build up a fair here of four towns tak ing part success for the Hon Duncan Marshall congratulating the people of the south ern towns on their said the effort towards amalgamation was attracting attention e very w where and he support rf the gov ernment He thought Urge that truly representative of the south would be the best inthe In terests of the community and of the aid wished the directors success lit their He then de clared Alberta Amalga mated Fair and Stampede officially Stampede a The stampedeand nWse races pro attractions for the after attractions were held over owing Tt6 the inclement but the stampede furnished enough ex citement and if the big which are expected during tho remainder of the including that which crowd tha grounds Satudray when Katherine the wonderful girl avUtor will make two treated as well as was the opening crowd they should be 100 per For there is an array of frontier talent here haa never before been gathered tojsthar in showed their ability in a practical imanaer Tmjt Ckesjtsv to the eowtirU who can ride with tte among the The war faction among the a speaker at a nubile meeting saa saying The more you the longer the war will At another meeting a local trades union seiretery declared hare It la our doty to hold np bring King George to his knees and compel Nhlm to make a decent Such saya Thompson are many and He adds that the pacifists are untiring in their insidious propaganda and that there Is a group of them in every Weather Breaks Of Stampede Proceeds Crowd Expec With the breaking of this the prospects for a suc cessful finish of the Lethbrldge Amal gamated Fair and Stampede increas ed 100 per and though the roads were very heavy keeping many motorists who would have visit ed the fair on Sister Cities day from putting in an appearance word from surrounding districts is that they will be here In force tor the three re maining days of the week When the sun broke through the overcast this and the atmosphere warmed a speeding up process wa If crowds would mike the QcuitnralO on Riqi 4Jt 1 By Ottawa Agency July with the rumored probability ot a general election n Interest is at tached a statement made In the House by Roberts in effect that the petrol committee coiiBidering the issue of licenses to parliamentary candidPtee and ALU ACtfOUNTtD July those QH MWVOIaucaster filing and aunk by a Qefwaa submarine off the have MEET FARMERS ONFiliHER live eteek com mlaelener for Alberta will be at the bearej of teday and en frem the houra of 10 to 12 te meet with far and them the poaelbllltlee of getting for their livestock the north started and by which T is ClUJiena evlrythmg will be run ning at nigh speed and monster crowds can be Cheering News One cheering bit of news reoaiTWI by Manager Moore1 this morning wae that Katherine the wonderfttl little blrdwoman on the train speediBg towarda Lethbridge with her machlnerand this assures the bijtgeet crowd that ever visited the Lethbridge grounds on Today the program la being ran ac cording to schedule with the exception that the hone races are shoved one day ao that Saturday there will be a program of horse racing free attractions in front of the grand stand anJ the finals of the big atain pede that will keep1 afternoon and ev ening crowds amused frqm one oclock till Big Crowd Thureday I look to see a monster crowd on Ameterdans Jiib formar aaoarfnt the MwiJtn dtod fram a faw aftar has WM DifcaAth fraan to Ukal An VRArlDON PAIR July OaufM by a wlael tare taeita to rtMOMb llfM 4atrMt mlhmy lever houw eMaw off Its torrtfttM mini aut an abrupt to the praeasdlnqa for the second day of the fair at about KM taat will eatt ua BaidtjManager Moore to the Herald tins So much depends on the succesE of the fair this year as to whether the amalgama tion be proceeded with in future years that I am the people ot Lethbridge will iurh out in capacity crowds on the have no that we will run behind but if we can get a good surplus ahead it will for next ITewns Entluislaatlc Barter 6f in the same aald he was sure Russians Mobilize to Fight Entente Possibly Hunger Revolts in Towns CHINA MAY SEND FORCES TO JOIN ENtENTE EXPEDITION July General mobilization of the Russian army began on July according Moscow advlcee received July Preel har completed his pro nouncement aa to the plans of the United States for participation in the to give military aid to and It will be made public aa soon as Japans reply to the American proposals has been Over 200 Shot July Up to July more than 200 Social Revolutionists of he Left had been shot by the Bol BhaVikl for participating In the as sassination of Ambassador Von Mir ach and the counter he charge at has een Informed by Foreign Minister aava dispatch from fair a snfccess this year it would mean that the amalgamation would con people of Carditon want a big Seujihern Alberta fair that is representative of and we are in Ray Knight and Raymond and Magrath directors in the same so that big of people tomorrow have a muchtobedesired effect on the evening with the midway in full swing and the free attractions In front of the grandstand shoufd bring out a good One of the features of the evening will be the judging of the Percheron filly and stallion and to all lovers of good horse flesh this will be a great On the whole the outlook is distinct ly better and if Fri day and Saturday bring out the crowds the fair and stampede warrant there need be no worrying over the EI OFF July to believed an agreement haa reached between the government and the atrlklng The Lethbridge carriers at tho poet office will be on strike on Thursday The postal olerke are hoMIng a meeting to decide upon the action they will They will alao likely There will be no mall delivery In the city been but It will be for a million to tfce Wo aro extremely Thua enaka Prealdent of the Fair with refer ence t9 the big storm last even FIQHT X The Ameri can Red Croaa hae given francs to fighting the of In twKnr THE WBATHK8 Uw and Si 20 July la the total ot tho postal employes on strike today flortera 100 transfer men 70 all on strike bat chauffeurs 30 all on strike but letter carriers Tbe 647 postal clerks are still at The local mail situation la as bad aa can Because of the 70 trans fer men being out there are tome dosen trucks laden with mall bafs at tho Union Station with no one to put them on the outgoing Looal post office authorities say it la illegal for any except awornlu postal to touch Threat from Ottawa Deputy Postmaster General Coulter In a message from Ottawa this morn Informed the striking that they would have to return to work falling the government would use all its power in dealing with The men are showing no evidence ot giving in and are await ing the their deputation to Archer and represen tatives of the Hamilton Letter Carriers on their way bark from where they met Poatmaater General said they waro promised every and that Blon4in said be would do bis beat to have a subcorn mlttee of the cabinet Ha authorised them to telegraph tfje fed erations secretary that he u willing to meet the men at any A moat ing is to be held in Hamilton when the local men will decide upon their Archer said that Colonel Blondin promised that upon any board to alter the Civil Service the letter carriers would be given repre PREMIERS A Canadian Atlantic July party consisting ot three provin cial premiers and two Federal cab inet Premier Morris of Manitoba Martin of and Stewart of and the Arthur minister of the in and minister of immigration and who have been in England and France since May disembarked here yes terday and left immediately for upper We had a very pleasant voyage Premier Stewart We weremost fortunate all through pur We did not even experience a geppelin raid in although during our stay in France aerial raids at night were quite a common occur on reaching were most interested in We visited either in England or on the continent and were proud of On the whole the English people ara fully confident ot The results pf the latest drive will further heighten their The food situation rjg not nearly pail as it is often pictured V Hunger Revolt troops have definitely abandoned city of capital of the Russian province of the same carrying oft allthe valuables they could new government Jias been formed under the leadershiFdf General Dot A hunger revolution has broken out in the cities Ljubin according to Moscow papers received July oiatod the commander in has declined to his procla mation of a dictatorship the allied legations had requested him to but appears to have carried out dn amicable agreement with Ceneral commander of the Csecho Slovaks and is reinforcing piedriohs to the of a detachment of Kalmykoffs Cossacks with Horvath has received deputies of the consuls at Vladivostok and of the Ctecho National council and agreed to facilitate the Importation ot todd stuffe from China iuly to the Dailyr Mail the Tien Tain correspond ent said last Friday that China will participate in the intervention in Si The correspondent saya thai this decision was taken on July 18 by cabinet Avert Civil July undated dis patch from Vladivostok received here says the provisional government sub mitted to the allies July 15 a request for joint military There is every the dis patch which was sent by Reu ters that tho situa tion created by the movement of Gen eral the antiBolsheviki lea will be liquidated and the danger of civil war The attitude of the allies will dominate the situation in Eastern The etatus of the government will be liable to modification wOetea communica tions are quickly Two thousand Qerman Magyars and a thousand Red Guards opposing the Czechs are strongly entrenched on the while a 4500 prisoners and with 43 guns are fortifying the positions south ot ANOTHER HEAVY German CounterAttack On Allies is Repulsed Further Gains Are Made Another Successful Day for the Allied Forces Against the Use 60 Divisions Loss Since July 15 Has Been Counter Attack Repulsed Forces Still Hammering at Hun Another heavy rain fell over the division last night in many placet rain steadily most of the The late crops will get a splendid and the feed situation Is helped tremen Nearly every point in the division rain within the past day or On several points got Skiff had a heavy rajn did a Up Baroni July to careful estimates warranting ac says Reuters correspon dent at the French the Ger mans have employed between sixty and seventy divisions since July and have lost wounded and STILL HAMMERING With the American Army On The AlaneMarne July Associated French and the Brit Ish and Americans are etlll ham mering the flanks of the Crown Princes The enemy la known to have brought up fresh support forces at some but the allies report the situation aa BRITISH RAIDS July were carried out by the British troops last night in the region south of Buequoy and northwest of says todays War Office A few prisoners were manraid on the British lines northeast of on the Flan ders was COUNTER July last night delivered a counter at tack upon the allied lines the vicinity of five southwcat of The War Office announced today attack had been There was great activity by the artillery during the night along the front between the Alsneand the Marne and northeast toward v The text of the statement fol lows i nioht was marked great artillery activity between the Marne and the Aisne in the Courton and Roi in the Rhelms At 9 oclock last night the Germans launched a counter at tack west of Rhelms in the region of French troops broke all assaults and held their posit ions There are no events of import ance to report from the raat of the CONTINUEPURSUIT July ued pursuit ef the retreating en emy south of the River Ourcq la reported in General Pershlngs communication for yesterday re ceived today at the War Depart The positions north of the Marne ao la report WERE SMOTHERED With the American Army In July one of the four German tanks captured by FrancoAmerican troops fighting south of shrapnel had set off gasoline reservoir and the German crew had been smother The other three tanks soon will be in action against their former 1500 Prisoners With the American Army in July was anothersue cessful day or the allies along the entire active battle Tbe bag of prisoners captured by the French northwest of Mont Dldler numbered more than Tfae vlqtory was gained with very slight Further southward on the northern side of the Marne American French troops met several strong German attacks to which they re gponded with vigorous counter tacks as a result ot which the allied Ine was again The Am ericans made their gains in heavy lighting In the vicinity of the Barblllon On the eastern side of the salient the British and French ad vanced an average of one British Have 1100 Tha British Increased the number ot prisoners taken in three days to 1100 by capturing Approximately wounded and prisoners have been lost by the Germans since July Fierce Fighting July was fierce fighting Tuesday between the Ameri cans and the Germans along the crests north east of saya a dispatch from Reuters correspondent at the French in the morning the and the hamlet of a mile to the The Americans counter attacked press balkthe who Epieds when the dispatch wae In theregion between Mont Perac arid the French and Am efuans pushed forward two capturing a number of fortified The Americans completed their cupatlon of Barbillion A of fires are visible from behind the German At some places the enemy is burning his while elsewhere they have been set by A great fire has been burning in the important base of Fere 3nTardeners Monday Important July gains were realized Tuesday by the particularly by the French troops who were bearing 70 par ef fort in which thqy Tie bravely with the Amerieafli and The Mavas oorrespotvlrat French are steadily fighting toward north of the In an advance two kilometres about miles Mho allies took titled farms and Barblllon Pafll July details of the British air raid on prove that the results better than were at first The early reports justified the report that only two Zeppelin sheds with the airships inside were Later information from the pilots the attacking aircraft la to the effect that a bomb was dropped on a Jlat built partly under one mile east ot and that from the of the building and thai violence of the explosion hat it presumably waa a maga Giant Liner Sunk Ten Lost An Irish July giant White Star Liner Justlcla haa been torpedoed and It Is believed no loss of life The Justlcla formerly was the Dutch steamer Statendam which was taken over by the British government at Belfast when aha was naarlng the Was a vessel of 24HOUR An Irish Jufy ciated hundred of the crew of the torpedoed liner Justlcla have been landed They report that the liner was sunk after a twentvfowrhowr fight with No passengers were lost ana only ten of the crew were The first torpedo struck the ep glne room and the ship then stop Several other torpedoes were but only tha missiles was Had Carried New July reported sunk apparently off the coast of was returning to an American port after delivering u IE rge contingent ot American it was learned The Jiuttcla troop carrying capacity of 7000 and 8000 bered about ;