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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 2, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME X. ALBEHTA. SATUUDAY, JVM: 2, 1017 1-16 NO COALITION DEVELOPMENTS RUSSIA WILL LAUNCH OFFENSIVE SUB. FAILURES German People Have Realized of ihe Sub Warfare And Arc Uneasy PLACE NO CREDENCE IN G'OVT. ASSUKANCE 10 Classes Conscripts Ottawa, June govern- ment, it Is Haled, hat finally de- cided upon the quettlon of max- imum and minimum aQes of those who will be called upon to register for conscription. The ages are between 20 and 45. It 1i stated that ten classes are specified In the bill. Copenhagen; Juno 1, via Private advices from Genoany lell of the growing dlEsjtl'racllon which Ihe 1-omii-nl results of "Uie niUilcss sub- iiiiirliic camviiiyu ana iiuaciicc of indications thai If has brought the dcalrcs fur to huud. Dur- llicir campaign far" use ol submarines advocates of Iliis incHsuro made definite promises, "Two or three was Uie jihrase used everywhere in regard to (he Unie it would lake to bring ling- land lo Jicr knees. L'ven Ihougli of- ficial propaganda hns since been de- clared, the government bound Hsclf lo no particular time lo produce rc- eults, llio prediction Hial 'hey would lie obtained In or three months lias remained ,In the minds of tlic people. Grumblings iire now heard thai, alUiouyli Tour months have passed, England ahow.i no slRns of weakening, bui on ihe contrary de- termined lo'prosecute Ihc war more .blUerly-tliar-. ever. Statcmuuls lhat France has hcjic "bled and Yrlll be furteil 'lo reliro from Uie war 110 the Ellglilesl cred encc. The'c-itry of Ihc United Stales Inlo.Lhe'Stff antl.llhc of oh -'y ficial' USi.ivcen. Germanv-Hnd Ihc bulk" of world tmlslde Europe la now taken seriously. regarded wltlr gloom. "Questions have been recently ask- ed tlic correspondent'by Iho Germans here, not hi official ivnaL would .rjcj" llic cffccl in the Unll- cd SUfcs il ihc submarine warfare now Tlie govern- nicul, however, shows no signs of and Is now engaged In a vigorous.publicity campaign to bolster up the witnIng confidence at home anrt liif-aRD, June menu insi twenty individuals "and "firms charged willi altcmpLs to create monopolies of butler and eggs in Chicago market were relunied lodai ictorc .IUUBC K. M. I.audis in llic Un- tc'l Stales District'Court. Fourteen ,ICTSOMS alleged IQ have conspired lo [o in rut rebellion in India also were directed. Among Ihc alleged [iloilers of lhc revolt, the indictments named laron Kurt Vonrclswitz. former Ger- man consul at Chicago, G. IL .Jacob- sen and Albert iintcL Iho coniplaliils of nculrnla. DECUWE MIR Uaron Devonport Is lo UP Kc- Ministers May Kc.sign Russian' Troops for Attack June 1, via London, June all sides come in- lhaf Russia is awaken- ing to the necessity of an offen- sive campaign without delay. Delegates of aoEdiers of Brussil- off's army passed a unjnfrnous resolutfon to ,lhat effeeL Con- gress ef officers delegates at Petrograd cfsclded by a huge ma. jority in favor of immediate ad- vance. CHUUCHILI, MAY HETAKENMlACKj London, June circlca arc absorbed fu Ihc discussion in Ihc supposed actual or Impending resigna- tion and redistribution ot nosU (n the ministry. The only officially admitted resignation tbus far lhat. of Uaron Dcvonporl, food controller, but parlia- mentary correspondents morn- ing nrcdfc-t several other L'liaiiBC-s. Involving Dr. ChrfStonbci Ad- dtBOii. minister of munitions. Viscount _ Cawdray, t'liairman of life air board, i Baron Ilhondda govorninent bo. miJ others of min- or rank wlio are expected lo obtain promotion. Tho likelihood of .Colonel Winston Spencer Churchill rejoining i the government is again lo the lore. While some of the correspondents j deity Dr. Atldison will ciuil lite munl- privileged. Some organs, Includ- ing Bulletin ?f Delegates com- mittee, Insist that the allied gov- ernments ahall accept the formula "No annexation, no before Russian armies undertake operations perhaps this under- standing will shortly be cleared up. Ccssack Support. Pelrograd, June 2, via London. general council-of the Cos- sack forces has decided to send an address to the' government giving it Assurances that the Cos- sacks will assist.with all their strength in offensive operations because their conviction that peace cannot be secured except by Austrian Divisions Are Wiped Out by Italians a. iircsident of the Icc-nl. Albert Illlngworth, ilojis post, the Times snys he w leave it and probably will join the' war cabinet wilhout The Daily Chronicle lias Mr. llling-J worth on Ihc slate lo succeed naron Devonporl, in which case, il Addison probably wlJl become pdsi- mastcr general. Tne Dally N'cws, which says Vis- count (Cowdray-will resign and "also thai it now understands Dr. AddUon will-retain Ibe munL'ions post, aaserts- tliat fE being seriously Bread.Rations Gut ne'wf'chaJrhiaii 'of Ihe Meatless Days OVsen-ed By Soldiers JThrcalcn To Ma.rch On CapiUil Jf Recent 'Government Is Not Re-instated FcWnK, June provinces of Annul, Ciil LI, IIu PC, Clio Klaus, Fo Klcn nntl Italian-have proclaimed their Independence and threaten lo send Joint expedition lo Poking to force dissolution of parliament and the re inalatemcnl ot Tuan Clit Jill prcm Icr. Tnnfe Ifnu Lung, speaker o( the assembly has resigned and gone to Tien Tain'1 lo Join the mllllpry gover- nors. Tho ntllturio of Chang Hum., coiiiULHiulcr of the government troops Nanking and, Feng Kwo Chnng, tbo vice-president, fa-undefined, but, It (s bcllcTcd thnt bolh are Inclined to aup port tho jnililarl.sls.. The six revolting province.-! -In .China form the major part of the southeastern portion of Iho republic have a population ot About Tim situation In China has grown steadily more threat- fining since President M Vuan Hung dismissed Premier Tuan Chi Jul from office May 2.Vfallowing e riotous BOS- nlo'rA 6f reprcapntalkep, nt which Ihe deputies refused to paaa resolution declaring war on Germany. Have Seceded, Amoy, China, J.nno provJn- '.CCR of Shcn SI, Slian PI, Che Klcing aiiarilung arc reported, to have 'scCcdcd, believed here the Accession were caused by the dismis- sal of Tuan'Ohl as premier. (From a Slatf 'Correspondent of Iho With the British France, June as lo food' sup- plies In Germany .may he conjectured from (he fact lhal It settled that the beat ot the German fighting units" subsist1' on 'ralions which equals only Ihrcc-flfths In weight and value that which Is tsEued lo the Drilisli Iroops. .Since a year ago the' German sol dlcrs' bread allowance lias been cut down ouc-thlrd. The greater part of this reduction hie occurred during Iho last eight' months, TH'cre are now Iwo nicallcss days a-week In the mau trenches. Even the sausage allowance has been, cut do lo iTva-and-lhTcc-nimLers ounces dally. Illce has been eliminated entirely, bc- rejiJaccd'by dry turnips. air bolird. The Daily Express forecasts the im- mediate resignation of Baron Hliqndda, while the Oally News says U hears ihHl I.unl Cozcns-Hardj' is about lo retire from the posl of master of rolls to which Sir George Cave, secretary of state for Ino Lome department will succeed.' Rome, June 1, via London, June Italy's great offensive has al- ready cost the. Auslrians In killed and missing, according ID conservative estimates today. Italians 'are now consolidating and re-info'rceing lines with new troops and- refortlfying posi- tions, but continue tp inflict ter-. rible losses en ,the enemy by re- pelling copjnter-aUatks. 'Se-ini-officiat .soyrcts give these instances illustrating the tremen- dous losies'of irte enemy forces. On May 19, four divisions (ap- proximately troops) which vainly defended positions be- tween-Autza-ajiof Frlytdo were practically wiped- out; On Ihe next day, two desperate attempts recapture Altengort, Mont, positions in the Vodrce sector and around Massif, cost the Austrlans at least three v full regiments, 15.COO these vast losses ar.d incessant pounding cl Italian and British guns have ach- ieved telling effect on the enemy. Prisoners tell of exhausted regi- and Joss of morale. P ftDTV IC mi 11 LL S1LHI ON 1 CONK 1C. M. McDonald Issues Iiiiligmust Statement lo Kflect TJiat Felly Poliliciiins Arc Working llso Onine by Allowing False Humors lo Go Out Rc- tfuttljiig1 CoalUionI'aiuLWlio JJc Honored.' WHOLE SITUATIOffiV BESTS Tuiv ATTITUDE OF Slli WILFRID LAVUIER- OUais'a, June N'o s'.rJklnB1 df; vcloprncnts are In the luo've- inctiL for coalition LuJay> The alory lhat Sir Wilfrid Lauricr will have a conlerence with his supporters today la hardly credited Lccause II is realized tlial llic ncgoiialions have not yeL reached tlie slage where ii would. Le possible for the chief nego- tiators to take their followers into tlLclr confidence. The Ijfberal thief will have lo know from Mr. Fred. Pa rd ee, who we n t. I o pclch says, contJnucg (o receive mem- orials yro. and con., in regard lo cor1- from all parts ol the coun- try. General election is'on everybody's lins.'-ljut though t'oneldered does uot seem popular v.-illi the majority. Ollawa is Tralnhlnp with Interest Lhc" visitor A. K. McLean, M.P., lo Hall- fax. to consult Premier Murray. '.All in the Dark. Ottawa, lalk London, June arreil "of Duke former ICcmmander-in-Chief of tite Hus. in conaequence cf 'the Royalist Molt at Tlfllc, ic re- ported in an Exchange Telegraph dispatch quoting advices- receiv- ed from Petrpgrad. Lieut.-Colonel Blair Ripley and Lieut. A. M. NnismUh tioned In Dispatches Big Enemy Sub. Sunk 1 Bullclin, Rome, Jure via Par- is, Jiine French submarine Circe has torpedoed and sunk a large enemy submarine it was coming out from Cattaro, escorted by a boat. Although at- tacked by airplanes the Circe re- turned; undamaged to-ils base. A former LelhbridEC boy. Jack Sat- in, has lieen kMJet! ia action, accord- ng to word received bv ruiulivcs here oday. Sallin enlisted in Medi- cine, Hal with'the 63rd, and was killed n aclioD on April Mth, according Lo a mcspngfi received Ly nl3 wife In P. W- Love Farm if 3000 Acres Sold For the Sum ,j of I One ol the best fnrmlng ranches In Soulhern Albbrla eoJd In H deal consummated'through Murchl son Bros., Gadfllsof) and Bra llclli- bridge, whereby the ranch' o( P. W. Lore, near Itcllair, WB'S bought .by A. J. Sam Is, of Washington, for a sum In the: neighborhood of I12B.OOO. The ranch IB one of.the In the south and Includes 3000 ftcfca of splen- did wheat growing purch: flscr will (nke poaaeaslon'at once. DAYUOHT SAVING ENDORSED WaiililiiBlon, June Eni-lng bill lias been favorably rcnorleil upon frr cpmrtltlcc wild nn amend- ment tliiil il In 19IS. ff A t 4 f, BINTHDAY Tomorrow, 'iune 3rd, (s Itio birthday of Klrtl! (leorgc. .Mon- dsyivlil bo -celebrated ns a ISft'. .rnurle, bflnks nhd 'olliof govcrnnicnl offices. 4 Two former Lclhbriiluc olficers at the froul have been mentioned in dis- patches for conspicuous service In tho pasl [ew days, according lo dts- palches in the newspapers yester- day. One of these ia Lieut.-Col. nlalr lllpley, of the engineers, who com- inila a conslrucllbn corps, and wlio a brblhcr ot Major Iliplcy, commanding the 201h battery, .re- killed In action. Col. parents ami brolKcrs reside here, find he himself lived here for years. .Tnc other officer is Andrew Jl. Xalsmith. wlio held a commission in the 39lli battery here, and who Is a son of I'. L. Xalsmlth, manager-of the C. ll-ircaonrccs clcparlniciit at CnlEary. It is understood that June hunrlnxl Of These the Allies Lost 271 iind Ihe Germans Lost -J38 Is nou' allacltcd as artillery officer ono of Iho Infantry units nt the front. MONTREAL CLEARINGS Montreal, Juno banli clearings for week ending today: year BEO, for the rnonlli, year DEO, Prospects for Big Government Majority in Elections Bright Wllh tliD-clecllons only-, five ,day's dlsUnl, and the cintHilAlCs nil now busy In Lhalr own riflings, the clec- lora fn those rldlnga whftrd Uicrc arc Rre hoglnnlng-lo slmly Ihc real Isaiies of the Tlio last big meeting, was held Maclcod last .iifgbl, T, M. Tmrtclle of Caleary the prln- apcsktr in support of the CAnr (Ifdfllurc o( Robert PaLlOTEbnVr Or, Blow was 'culled, hurriedly to Cnlgtry ycstcrddy, 'rhe'ftdvthl of Mil. McNolfl In Ihc field tlio candidate has thrdwrt 'IhiUCort- Anrvfltlves In South cori- fuBJon. Every Bcai In.the clfy of Oal- gary will br closely conlcsled, crcry outlook lhat llic -IdhernTs -tflll gain bolli .Volth and Soulh ridings, while Twceillo Is linrlns (he ilthl of his life aEnlnsl Ihc lAbor rnnniil- ale In (lie. centre constituency. 7 Some JoVcr fiom f.olhhrldKn scnl a lo llic Herald ycs- lerdaj- staling Hint lion. X .1. Mc- Lean was going lo have the1 hardest fight of his lirc.lo win Ihls time. (Jan sldcrlug Dial In Ihc 1 campaign !h liad a mftjo.lly ol over 900 and hls.two opponents bnlh lost Ihclr Mr. McLean's liard fight' will bo to IS KILLED cintlQucs to engage the attention-of; Montreal or Quebec lo see-Str Lomer ine members of the.Houac-of 'Com-' (joulti on ucliaU ol hia.political chief, i mons. Anoihcr cham- lle is not expected lo return lu tliejler relative to .ih.c deiiirabijlty, qfjlho caplial until Sunday afternoon or even- gorernmeut girlng Sir ItoberL Horden sal in cabinet) Ihc- building of shins for international council with his colleagues today but transport occupied Ilia -attention >te. Sallin Gives ton Member of Hillies Wounded 11 is not considered likely that he took the ministers into his confidence as to the cabinet TO construct ion. Insist on Compulsion-- Montreal, June Gazelle's corresiJOinlont at Ottawa understands lhal .for. (lie coalition goTeniment1 for tho prosecution, of the jrar, compul- sory mllllary insisleTT upon by Sir Robert it must be put liifpWlianienl and Into cITcct as soon as po'ssibte, Y ..The new cahuiel'to tc tbe Gczetlo's coiTespoiident. will consist-of etiuarnu'mbers o'r_L1b: erals and crt as jirlnie minister, Kovcrnment parly a "1C Sir Lomer Gouln consents to.'jpin' Ihc coallllon aii these respondent says, "so will'..Sir Laurier. ir he Jbeii'a -Uiilon- Isl' party will be created and lhl: -111 include nearly nil Conservative i scnlatton and must of cral members from wilhoul QIM "Mnnnnald member of cither party to 'puti- licly express an .opinion, on .the .ques- tbe eorreapondenl. telegraphs. "He is considerably Irrilatfifl.ovcr.-lhe report lhat provincial leaders Eirti lo be broiifiht into, the federal coaJJtion if issued the following statement last .iilghl: comparatively Tew of house and developed no Gossip became very busy ivhen-il be- came known that Sir ItoborL BordeiiiS ir Wilfrid I.auricr were again In conference. Tliey-were not long but subsequently Sir Wilfrid OX P.AGE Pic, Eattin for .severall was quite evident there vras a yrars, icaying here'two years ago. He] deliberate and inspired confluence'be- VRS Gmpioycd. with Ihc city water- hind the ridiculous ropcris being' sent lo alta'from Ottawa In regard to the works The -lists' today Include P. Pcrrin, Kernle, as died of wounds. Cardcton Man Wounded. Cardston, Jiinc was re- ceived hero this" morning by O. E. Hates, tbal hla Orvillc Dales ms been wounded in action. He is a lad of scarcely 20 years of age, and enlisted over a year ago n ilh tlic Killics. He is in (lie Alexandra lloa- London. Taher Men Taljer, June lias benn re- ceived here that Green Is miss- In aclion. anil that Percy Rose has been ivuunded.-. WAR AIMS OF U.S. ______ situation. H began attempl to associate the Liberal-parly with the saying's and. doings of Tan-' erotic Marcll, who' was-Conservative candidate in Dagol In and, vhb still has Uie palronaEe of (he ri under, this government, use. of the names ol .leading federal vincial Liberals PS persons enler ihe Hordrrn Ijelng given every mornfRfi w.ltltout any authority, was the sa'mplc.otjvlie mclbocls adoplcri.'" ind ten aeroplanes wcro on the western from in .May, onb seven less Ihnn April, when the el rug ;le for.supremacy In the air reachec Is maximiint InlcnsKy. During May the Germans lost machines, nnd the allies according lo Hie claims of the enemy -271. It Is Impossible lo resist (lie conclusion [hat 'the air reports of Hermans are their military--communications, even', wnen not quite false. 'Our general headnuarteifc In France Js the only one ct Ihc bclllg- wtilch acknowlcdgcil Us losses It tidnills tlmt fn May, SG Urlllsli to return. Deduct- ing this figure from Ihc German total would me in (K It dees not Include, ae the' enemy's monthly summary fre- quently, docs, machines brought, down on Hie. cistern Halkan.lronO thai tho r'rench air service lost 1S5 aero- planes. Washington, June President Wil- son lias sent a document to Uie Ilus- alau outlining Lhc war aims of and.'H is undcrsloort, tieallng with Ihe position of "r-o set out by.'Russian ofUclnls.' 73 IN TODAY'S LIST Today's MARKETS, Spot whtit whe'l October wheat........ October July. 250 225 202 59 WEATHER with June list "of casualties Issued at noon contains 13 names, t Mr. McDonilrt venliireili to say nil these rciiorls were ivtiolly-willi fnirndatfon and In reference [o Hon. Air. Murray, .premier of Nova Scolhi, tie "was in iiosfdon lo say lhat tlie piriler- vicw aUribillci] to him Thursday .was never, authorized; that Improper, con slruclion had been pineal..on certain I remarks.made by him beiore ttittMn- Bllcan Synod ol Hon. Mr. Murray had cvcy cbnnderice Sir Wllirid Laurier advisers, who, as Mr. ;Miirnv said, were In Tar boiler position thai lie wag lo develop tlie-'polley.. whlcl would he best ior Canada flrfd Ihc.b6s aid lo tbo winning o[ (he war." Sir WlUrld Laurior, It Is underslodd met his French suunnrlcrs a'l Ottawa Thursday evening anil II Is reiwrted a'ssiircil Ihcm.lhaL iiuthliig'would be doiio. In regard to the .situation hctprc Ihey liad urcn Sir npljort IJordcn, aii Ottawa Hun Guns Again1 "AHack German Rases in Belgium rench and British offensive on Uie, cstern front has come to a-.definitoj oiiclustou, a rcporl frpm4 leld Jlarshal Von Hbdenbure lo Em-, eror William. Emperor William also as sent a.telegram of congratulations o'Emperor L'harles on tho Austrian: esi stance lo Ihe Ha 11 an attack: on the onzo front. Vimy Under flr.e London, June ourt, (wo important positions taken y the Drltfsh Ju the laltte.of Arras, ere under heavy German -fire lastt Ight, ihe .war office announced. Artillery. Lively Paris, June cannonading rr.Lho of the Chemln Des Dame; s roporlcd In (oilay'9 war oRice.slate-J ent, which-adds that-a. few-fe'-ible] n'rmnn attacks were repulsed-during nighl. Air Attacks'By Brlfllch London, June .aye repealed Ihcir'attack on Oeruan jascs on and near the Itclgian coast.; ieveral ions of bombs word, dropped ast night upon Zcebrugte, Ontcnd and Uruges. 'The airdrome at St. Dents Veslre also was attacked. i j Hun '.Surprise1 Attick. UerKn, June 2, via London, J.une.2.! posllltns .over.'a'" front'cf about y'arils northeast, of Sols-; con3, 'werc-caiUurcd, by tlio Germans i n, a, surprise, allack tho j ivar office announces.. .The statemcilt.i Porliigncso soldiers were lakcfi prisoners by the Oermqns on (lie ern front. Tlic artillery duct In the On the, Dclglan frontier, hlcli violent Thursday, creased intensity yesterday. 1, Miners Stand Firm in Strike- In all Camps in District 18 There sccnia lo-be very Hide en- couraiemdnt'lhal Ihc coal strike will be date In the re- liorlg n-hkh Vte earning In irom Ihc illfrcrenl camjiB ahowing the manner In which the locM-.tintons arc dealing with (he rnnllcsl' of Inlernnllonal I'rcaldeni .Wiltc toward rcsumlnB. ivorV pending lowfiril'AN ngrccmcril. l-othbrlilge. laical N'n. 571 held mass meeting last nlghl In llio Min- ers' Hull, in.d, by Iho-guns, ot thd itpllcy. This mearin thai the Rail Mines lo ivnrk-lihtli Iho 30" per cent.. Taber minors held n- mass inecl ine the night before last and look the same action as was.iBke.rTpy-llic local miners Jasl nlgh'l.'i. Wholher this action 6f Ihe vfvrloui locals will alienate Ihe siipporl of thi International body rcmaiiis.lo bo'ecci but U Is considered likeiy- Internallonal wll! from District No. 18 Teeul lhat (here be no slrlko and the Vrli (o ilciicnrl on incir own-resources (in til Ihey resume work. A- meeting" belwecn .the' operator ami H. K. j1., ;ls; scheduler ID lake place In CalEATyC RESTRICT PASSENGER SERVICES IN GERMANY1, Coiicnhagcn, June i', .via. Berlin dlspalch says faiKn'ffr raffle In Germany will be. i the mosl clr.isllc'nianMrHn' the near future. Uallrnads TrIU be limited o one fasl-lraln' dally" In each dlrec-, Ion. The inlllldry have iccn empowered to confiscate rolling- slock of private 4 L J; DEVONPORT; RESIGNS AS FOOD CONTROLLEFl _ London.. Juao Do- .votipo'rl has resigned as-fopi! conlrollef-.hecailse of, ill-ncafih, IJ.iroh' pevonporl .crt.fooil cohlrollc'r (n.the, Lloyil ,4l' 'ucorgo cabinet on Dpccnlbtr 4.4. ;