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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 27, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta Hcrakl JULY 1918 NUMBER 192 DEMAND RAILWAY MAIL CLERKS TO STRIKESERIOUS SITUATION Statement from Moose Jaw That Railway Mail perks Will Go Out Shortly SERIOUS SITUATION HAS BEEN CREATED CLERKSXARE ADAMANT The Lethbridge post office Is tied up tight today and swamped with mall that cannot be sorted or eent clerks and car riers here are apparently1 as ada mant In their stand now as those In other The postmaster and assistant postmaster struggling along as best they can with no Moose July In formation was obtained here this morning from the most reliable source possible that some time this afternoon or the way mall clerks on the Winnipeg division and the Calgary main line of the would go on atrjke This a complete tip of the whole commercial busi ness of the west as the Winnipeg cover the district from to Moose Jaw and the Calgary clerks to This will mean complete Isolation v present our Organizationremains as one unit throughout have had no said an official of the Let ter Carriers night in speaking ot the but the initiative of the executive stands at Winnipeg with our in that city ready to meet the government in the de mand for a board of Practically the entire vest is still standing ftrm for the original demand and in this the are strongly sup ported by the trades and labor councils In all the A statement appears in todays dia latches from Ottawa intended to show the unreasonableness of the demands of the men and the fair manner in which they have been The CONTINUED ow PAOB LABOR IS Stampede Attendance Has Totalled Rainstorm Again Blocks Programme 1000 Wednesday 2500 Thursday 7SOO Friday 3000 Total gate and grandstand just over In view of the inches ot ruin during the combined witli the very cold weather on Tuesday and Wednesday and finishing with halt an Inch in a downpour on Friday after noon and the attendance at the fair this woek been excep tionally and whether or not will be possible for Katherlne Stln son to fly increasing the the fair board will come out fairly well With only one really good day done ex ceptionally said PresidentFair field to the Herald this Had we had this rain a month or had it come even last we would have had such crowds that we would hardly have been able to han dle and we would have coma out with a good big balance On the right side of the As itis we are not going to be so badly and we have that the people will patronize a big Southern Alberta fair in good v Yesterdays Yesterdays paid attendance was in the neighborhood of 3000 and the over bringing the total u This is over the less than was taken in during thethree day stam pede last but finest of wea ther With1 good and higher gate helped the Ray tnondMagrath combination r their Would Deal With Labor Matters and Thus Avoid Trouble in Strikes July Empires lines ot communication in Canada may hereafter practically be guaran teed from the menace of railway labor according to leading repre sentatives of railway labor and mem bers of the CanadianRailway War in joint session here As B the conference commenced then and to be continued It Is expected that a board of railway labor consisting of railwaylabor representatives and rep resentatives ot the Canadian Railway War acting tor the employers will be inaugurated at not only to interpret administer the Me Adoo award for Canadian but io undertake to deal with all railway labor disputes in Canada for the per iod of the thus making the possi bility strikes muchmore remote mil reducing irritation the Jowest possible point by guaranteeing a spec board of experienced railway men o promptly and with ny matters of difference that may i JAMESE ENTER THE AIR SERVICE dorisMeriny ewery thing the directorsot this years fair and stampede consider they have lit tle to complain Citi zens saved the a crowd of the largest in the his tory of the was Stlneen bay The Indications early yesterday morning were that there be two more good dayl during the and it was confidently expected that there would be a mobster crowd for Katherlne Stlnson Day Miss Stinson had her on the in tine all ready to get tip this morning for two flights afternfjon and Many people from the when they were delayed by the bad weather on Wednesday frdm putting in an ap pearance at the decided that they would waitx till and see both the aviation exhibitions and the ao that the directors confidently a paid ance of for Itlook ed early this morning to be very doubtful whether the aviatloU trials would be staged There were also the finals of the Stampede to be and this would have frontier programthe best of the Fridays Yesterday was Travellers and Ro tary and the members ot eai organization with their wives and sweethearts turned out In The largest automobile parade in the his tory of the city opened autos lining up on 7th in front of the Irrigation and parading the downtown head ed by the A number of floats of appearance led the Travellers while the Rotarlans were led by the Dixon Sheet Metal companys niercial car gaily decorated withthe Rotary emblem con spicuously Mies Stinson took part in the Rotary parade ii the Mitchell six runabout placed at her disposalby the Bijou Motor Among the other Rotary guests were Lieut manager the Imperial Oil and John district commercial manager of provincial telephone The Travellers and Rotaj ians bad reserved a large block of seats in the grandstand and thorough ly enjoyed the stampede until the pro gram was cut short by the at After that it was a scramble the cars together to get On Friday there were 800 automo biles parked in the grounds under the direction of the Lothbrldge automo bile On the number of cars in the grounds vas around the 1500 July than 8000 airplane members of the best families pf have been trained In and are now ready to come to France to take HP active Prince secretary of mads the fore going statement to Paris added Half an inch of rain fell fromfour oclock on Friday afternoon until eeven oclock this and during the forenoon it rained spasmodically with little signs of the storm Tills is the first good rain for moro than a month In the Lethbridge dis During the week inches of rain have as measured at the Experimental Farm Though the rain interfered with a successful conclusion of the fair and it has had a wonderfully ilieering effect on the stockpaen It cameHpo late to do the standing crops much Those fields which will be cut will be ben efitted by the which will cause the grain to fill better and will help the But the principal benefit of the rain will be the range which has been thirsting good and everything indicates that there will be good growth of grass which will help wonderfully in relieving the feed Late oats will also be materially benefited much feed will be which the farmers had about should be Doherty Explains Why It Is Impossible To Grant Conciliation Board July Doherty acting prime sent to the secretary of theyboard of trade at all points where the letter carriers have not returned to a telegram in which the appointment of a board of conciliation is finally and definitely Dttherty states that it is ab solutely impossible for the govern ment to allow any outside not responsible to to fix the salaries ot civil The tele gram is as follows were taken to have all post men informed ofthe result of the conference with their representatives result was that upon the men returning to a subcommit tee of the council would be which will confer with the representa tives of the to look and discuss with them their represen tations relative i to the matter of or and report to the will at once consider1 and decide upon thai Reasons for objection on fjie part of the gov ernment to apnplntconclliation board are that It is impossible for the government to hand over func tionsto outside One of went is to carry continues the next month promises to be a big volume b produced in the south and the hay shortage will thus be The rain has had a dampening ef fect on haying operations which were in full Much hay cut earlier in the which had not yet will be partly spoiled iy the the hay crop on the whole will The second cut ting of to be heavy in any now promises to double the first and the alfalfa farmers will reap great results on the year as a as alfalfa will be higher this winter than during any time in the history of this irrigation Expect Wet Fall All the old timers are talking today about the prospects during the and almost unanimously they are of the opinion that a wet fall is in They expect a repitition of the fall of Up till August first of that year there had been only 3 34 inches ot rain most of which fell during fair week the latter part of June the way but from August on there was rain almost every fourteen in ches of rain and snow falling during the last five months of the pre paring the land to raise the twoinone crop of IMA1GEISA Duke of MecklinburgSchwerin Has Accepted the Throne I ACCEPT July the employes of the MontreaJ Rail way accepted the tonns yftered by the company and agreed to forego a TThey to be paid back wagaa during the coining month cov ering the period during wUlch they accrued July The crown of Finland has been of fered to Duke Adolph Friedrich of MeckltnburgSchwerln and he has ac says a Zurich dispatch to Le This offer was made by a deputa tion from the Finnish The duko will return with a deputation aboard a Finnish The the dispatch will take place within a few It was reported early in Mayv that negotiations wero in progress to of fer Hie Finnish crown to Puke Adolph Within the last dispatches from IScandln avia say that the Finnish Landtag had sefused to approve the erection of a monarchy under a German Duke Adolph Frlndrich was born In Schwerln in He is a colons the Prussian Guards and served for a time as governor of The duke is an uncle of tie reigning grand duke of AcltlauburgScUweriu and is Allied Forces Meeting More Stubborn Resistance From Huns Penned in the Marne Salient Prisoners Total t f SPEAKS IN PARIS CONTINUED ON PAGE Sill ft DEFY 1WE Say They Wont Be Intimidated By LloydGeorges Tineat July announce ment last night of Premier Llody George that all workmen absent from factories on or after Monday will be deemed to have voluntarily placed themselves outside the munitions In dustry and that they will become 1a ble to military wag issued too late to reach the bulk of ttye strikers last Consequently It was not generally known in the strike It communicated to the strike leaders at some centres by newspapermen to whom leaders declared they were confident that the strikers would bo intimidated by governments The lead ers added that such a possibility had been considered fully before No reports reached London last night ot an extension of the strike and the great bulk the workers still remain Such important centres as Not tingham and for ins remain Morning newspapers hera comment on the governments announcement mostly although Jhey recognize decision is a grave and contend that it will be generally endorsed by the An un easiness is expressed and while ad mitting that the strike at present is they believo a decision should have been German Forces are Offering Stronger Resistance to Steady Pressure of Allies on Both Sides of the Marne Enemy Artillery Becomes Continue Slow Advance inSpite of PRISONERS IS TOTAL FOR ALLIES IN THEIR RECENT COUNTEROFFENSIVE CROWN PRINCE THINKS HE IS STILL SAFE Who replied totrie speech of welcome to Canadian editors by Andre Tardieu in Paris SIBERIAN RESIGNS July Siberian Including the pren has a Vlad ivostok dispatch to the Juiy republic of France hae issued a writ in the ad mlralty court here against the elan relief steamer for claiming this to be the value of the cargo ot the French munitions ment on the Mont which ex ploded in Halifax harbor on December lost after colliding with the case will be beard in admiraltyourt here at a date not yet A counter claim has been by the owners of be Replies to Address of Welcome By comed By Premier Clem enceau early this morning receiv ed a representative group of the Canadian editors who are visiting expressed the to give them his personal testi without thought of detracting in any way from the morale of the French and the Canadian and Australian fight ers had proved themselves am ong the Senator Can adian commissioner general to entertained the later at the Paris home of Enrl Oe which has been donated to the allied officers for a club Captain Andre head of the general commission for FrancoAmerican war on behalf of the wel comed the and Arthur editor of and dean pf the French also of Leth and Fernand Lin7 editor of Le Canada of Mon replied on behalf of the vis The letters which was created much en thusiasm among the French guests i President Poincare received the party this Withjthe American Army on the AlsneMarne July advance le bringing the allies still nearer to the Important road junction of It is being carried out through the ret tnainder of the dense woods in this region and over the rain soaked fields and hills and the The Germans are fighting Perslaten as Is the German rear guard the enemys moat intense efforts to hold hla lines are still being put forth on his In the Rhelms and Solnons PRISONERS TAKEN July number of prisoners captured by the allies elnce the beginning of the counter offensive is placed at fey the Havas American have discovered at north of Chateau emplacements of German supercannon which bombarded behind the front and perhaps July ad vances were scored by the French last night in the region Immed iately to the north of the Marne in the district where the Ger mans have been clinging to the The War Office announced today that the French lines were advanced to the north of PontA V On the front French carried out local opera tion In tne region south of the mountain i without a as a result of which much of lines were advanced thirds of a mile on a front wf ap proximately two The French took 200 prleonera in this operation The text reads On the right bank of the French troops have ad vanced their lines north of Pont On the Champagne the carried out a local opera tion in the region south of the a name advanc ed one kilometer over a front of more than three Two hundred prisoners of whom seven were officers have fallen Into the hands of the ALLIED PRESSURE The American Army on TheAisneMarne July Press 1 FrancoAmerican forces on the front northeast of Chateau Thierry have driven the Germane almost entirely out of the wood which they have been so stubbornly The allied pressure is being constantly maintained and early today the punishment of the enemy by artil lery fire was resumed with added Under the cover of the the FrancoAmerican troops again have begun t Important July The Paris newspapers today were still devoting considerable space to comment upon the capture of Oulchy LeChateau on the western side of the Marne and pointing to it as conclusive proof of the Inability of July cas ualties reported in the week end Ing today show a total of as compared with the aggregate of reported In the prav cue These are divided as follows Killed or died of wounds of 128 1764 wounded or 304 KILLED HUN AVIATOJtS July Ger man avfators who were captured by the when they on Russian were III treated and Ing to German reports SAFEINMOUIY This Disposes of Rumor That Young Alexis Hail Suf fered July The family Nicholas tile former Rus sian is safe in a in at to a Central New9 dispatch from Amster This town is on fte Irtisa and lsva noted place of the pllgram This report seems to dispose of the rumor that Grand Duke the former emperors bad died from exposure following tha execution of his V1 July Tha strlKe of the employes of the Mining and Smelting Company t the plani at Anyov has been settled and the men are all back at the Germans to resist the brf allied at a poln where the ttarmane had evidently nr intention ot yielding unless forced do Breathing July Activity at occupied by American troops slack ened considerably says the correspondent ot the Daily Matt with the American troops in Tlma for a breathing has ha and Uoth sides arc recovering from the exhaustion of their flrat et Stlif Kola Some I July Discuesing tM latest operations and the German po sition within the Marie Ren ers correspondent with the American iii France underrate of Friday saysit is iiot wrong to remember CONTINCKD ON PAOB Met By Scottish Troops Who Inflicted Heavy Loues OnHunty f With the Britfsh Army in July German attack yester day morning near Meteren bad even more disastrous results for the enemy than was at It proved a complete It that the Germans InteneV ed to reach the Oaia Road to the south of from where they could menace the Accordingly they sent over two companies fronj each regiment of the twelfth which had just replaced other who had been badly mauled during the The twelfth division cahia up from One regiment wears special kaiaer karl shoulder won in the Italian will get no decorations for the deeds It per formed Scotch troops met It and indicted heavy losses and pre vented the Germans from getting any where neartheir The Germans managed to get one small that was In the samek the Australians busy knocking the Germans Their shells have chewed up nearly ill the cross and otawr gets within raagt u July With troops sent last the number of American transported overseas during July expected to reach a racertf pf Secretary of War laker and General chief of told members of tha senate rtMlfc fary committee With the shipment of men last w total nufftber of Ame lean troops smbarklng fer ;