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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 4, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta vuLoAih X rnC-Ri AI-PRRTA, -I, 1fll7 NUMUEll People, of Russia Are Drunk With'Freedom and Ridiculous Demands ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE TO RESTORE ORDER Ixmddn. Juno Morning I'ost lias (ho following telegram from I'e trogrnd: "II is useless lo attempt an> longer lo con oca I the fad thai llic Unas Jan people" "have Iteen overtake! by an extraordinary frenzy of mad- ness. Tho. people liavc woii Lhelr free- dom without In.Ilia slightest degree undemanding uJial poHttcnl free don Today the provisional govern- ment has been constrained Lo Issue a drastic.latf against drunkenness. This provides that a ,iarvn luuml mercl> LONG LIVE THE KING Not Likely TO He Any An Qouncemcnt On Tuesday STILL CONSIDER A OPPOSITION SHOWN Ollawa. the general "expedition Is llial pav- liaiiLcnl ivll! ItiLa-ariernooii continue 10'Wirk lime and, ibat announce- mciit tie (6 the iUcccEs or failure of tile coalition rcjpllalloos will no de- ferred al Icjst will totaartavf. Many" conflicting opinions arc be- ing expressed 'as Jjo llic ilkcilliood ol political leaders able lo get to- "Nearly erery member one BARONET AND KNIGHT SIR J. W. FLAVELLE, BART. Chairman of the Imperial Munition SIR GEO.-B4JRV-' Board of Canada, who has been Vice-President of the C. P.-R.'Created created a baronet in the a Knight in the King's Birthday King's Birthday Honors, Honors LONDON DAILY MAIL IN- DORSES ALBERTA PLAN In the ccr'rklore of parliament [lias different opinwus 16 offer, name. ,______ _.._. ___ Today la the fifty-second .birthday of King George V. Kins GcorBe'of them are frankly nostilc to drunk uiay.Le sentenced to Imprison- has reigned over iho tinllei" Kingdom of Great Ilritaln and Ireland and Hie; uca, while are sympathetic. I incut'up to IS months. If lie is also) [Jrlllsh Dominions seas'scvcn years. l Many are dubious'ind arc inclined to lior a period la: eight ycar.s; If be c disorderly he Bisyjncur Iho loss of all rlghta and bu con'vlctcd with himl la- laslIiiK from lo :ommits any Injur- ies, lo pers'otiE or property, or from four lo slj lie only attempts without succeeding In coalmining such extremes. The sevcrlly of Iho law, especially in such a couiili-y-aE Itussii, very clearly Indicates the hj-slcrlral slale of Ihc anlhorlly In Us fears lest newly wonj drowned again In vodka.j There arc other phenomena which seem more formidable than dninken-j ness. The ivorklngmcn arc making, nncl securing outrageous claims oa capital. Very ;uany faclnrics nre closing altogether, others are being iufned'ovcr. to'workmea. Strikes arc becoming a dally occurrence In one or another branch .of employment. Even ajjrlcullural-jsbtircrs want belwcBii Ihreo' hundred pounds per oblafnabfe at these or Is not Btrenuqus nalnfe and'olgtil-hour noramaldey fe-, fiullE In an oulput whlcb war-would have been produced In" Ilirec or four hours of honest work. Moreover, 'tlie eight-hour day Is only a" transitory one. In some parts oC Ihc country workmen are demanding a Elx-hour reckoned from the moment1 ihey leave home lo-tbe mo- ment they reach home again.1 A gov- ernment of arch-nngcls could hardly succeed In ruling.Russia by the pres- ent, methods of eshorlatlon, admonieh- menl and persuasion, which are not always effective even In ihe nurseries of ordinary humanity." Ho Las been years unj has sli children, one of.'.vlvcb Is a the difficulties In the way i" Prior to-attaining the' crown, the king eervcd in the British navy, of creating a national government having held ranks from midshipman ID vice-admiral. the rc'tiueet of the king thnl hla birthday be cclcbralcd ipart from or Victoria pay, the nalal day be a holiday in the old oul or Hie are too Tlie London Dally Mail, a Northclirrc Conservative paper, .wllh perhaps the.largest circu- lation of any dally paper In the world, made llilfi very Inlercsl- Irig and favorable comment a few days ago of the Alberta method uf giving rcprcsenla- manv to LD BUCcesEfullj- ovcrcnmc. i lion to Its soldiers: The'hoslllc group-can osaln be div- country wlslied lo give v country, lii Canada there will be little tho closing oH.lde4 Into .those who thai ihe the grain exchanges. eovernmcnl should continue to con- London, .Tune p.m.) The IJrIKsh have TC-caplurcil an ad- vanced posL near Chcrlsy, taken b the Germans In Saturday nlghl' flllflcJf.''The account of Hie operations which was given out of- ficially tortny- also says: Hostile raids were .'utilised during the night ioulh of Labasace and near Xeuve Chapelle. Knemy's trenches w entered by iVs east of Vermcllcs, A German Victory. Germans have forced thcirWy, Jnlo Fronch advanccj positions on a .salient near Frofdmont to nn official statement Is sued hy the war office this morning The' Germans attacked the salicn last nlghl. Re-enforcements at the Rate of Monthly London, June Canadian Associated Press it 2ulhoriatlvely Informed, that re- inforcements to the Canadians in France for the last, five months have been Eent at the rate of ten thousand mcnthly. That Hon. T. W. Crol'licrs, rnVnialer labor, lias a bill: prewired looking o the lakitig over of-the coiltplaes n Ihls district In Ihc Hi V. Jreeu, who arrived fall3 In tils inlsaloti the miners and operators together and acU lo Ihe strike nlo Its third mi ithict idhlh, la'now; is the.InfomktiDn SUSKTCM'f the forces a nolitlcal tlon lliat real and net a v sham, II .will tako a leaf out of v lie a genera) election to clear Iro] liic'affair, until Ihc end of (be v sham, II .will tako a war and those who believe there Ihe Canadian book. The gov- eminent'of Alter la has recent- ly enacted a bill providing'for wrought Ixick from-Ottawa-it hi a r'kniorii: ng by Mayor Hardlc qa his'return! The negotiations belngj-entered ,lnlo jetwcen the two parUes-tpdar'.are.lhe aal. It they fail, the DefRiLfie of IKe Realm Act will be called; Into. play, and the mines will be 'IB-opened iin: Icr government ,.v There seems (o he a'pretty fair in: dicfttion in some thn mines vlll be opened aoon" by set: Ucment of Ihc strike. ..In Home llic ncllori of Hiii inleniallonarin' pr- dcriag the men back to work Ii cpn- June Good Record neeina. Eask., Juno third legislature of'Saskatchewan was dis- solved "on Saturday and thu the provincial elections fixed as June 26. -Premier Martin's manifesto says that Ihc dale of the election, has been fixed for a lime when the fullest'.pp- nortumty la afforded to every clttien to hear Ihc (inestions bC daily dlscus: sion. The government has In sldeied good arlvlcc ami many of "the 1 office nearly 12 years during men arc Inclhied lo follow.. ll Mic questions crea- certaln (hat will financial assl3tnnce coming lo District.'NO. "IB. from HID Intcrnallonal.untH-th'e "iricn do "return lo'lJie njJnes.'.''J.' 'f Shortage of 'coal'for. various, Indus- trlcs and transportation companies; Is becoming a 'serious alid if the strike wero not settled! t6r a'couple of monlhs more It would meart a ser- ious congestion In IrahsporUllori clr- cles J .sl rail. HENDERSON IN RUSSIA. Pclrograd, via Arthur Henderson; ,mferriber .of the llrillEh war council, irfd' mfhliiVr wllhoiil portfolio, arrived In Pclrograd. Mayor Says Feeling in Favors a National Goverment provincial Icloplionc system, establishment of provincial univer- sity and agricultural college, laws" hi the Interests of workmen and 'arils- ins, railway extension, of public organisation of '.high schools ami rollcglalu Institutions, municipal hospitals, nooJlsJirnent ol the bar, and the enactment vincial prohibition, women's BUiiragc Ecliool atlendance and farm loans been dealt ivlth. Items of.pol- icy now submit led include good roads loans for farmers, 6 educational system, care of returnee soldiers, who arc lo be given tlltcc1 rcpres'inliilion. setllcmcnt of vadfiti' land, prohibition, -uniform standard for ealo of farm machinery, system of pensions, for ditions free'.ac- cess (o Unilcd States'markets'for.'our products, lowering of dnUca on all goods imported from Great Ilrllairi, of nalurnl resources "In. llic cast, they say that evcry-fberta was not thing depends -on the aland tafcfti by Sir Wilfrid Mayor Har- dle lo thrj 'Herald thla' morning on.hl.i from (he wln-thc-war conrcn- tlon al Montreal. Mayor Hurdle was In Quclxic attending (.he corvcnllon at llrao conscHpllon wns announced itnd. when the rioting looh'place.' He did not: witness any of ihe nnll-con- parad6ft bill he cald there was a very strong :fcellr.g 'erMcnt ntnong a Ihe Krcnch- Catiacllans conscription, Ihongli llm bettor cdiJCafofl them Fccra to be more Ihan willing' thai Canada shall do'h6r Vlrt lo" win the wnr: fc "There a very evident body or public opinion In Ihc east fn favor of a coflllllnn of soma Ulnd. Olhern wnnt n wflr or nflllonnl govern- mcnt. It la ovldenE, however, lhal the pcoplo are looking to Ottawa for a aLronger government which will hare ilio confidence of 'nil Iho people and ivlll win tho AH for Ihc wln-lhe-wnr convention (he tl was n RI from sUrl Lo, finish P.nd Ihc He said that llic pollUcIahS-of IheeasL had viewed the eltorta of the ccnvcn- lion with great aunplcldn, buT Ihc delegites, of whom there about SM, had apparently caal all only lnj Ue was eOrry Hboul was Al- the air. The criis of Ihe whole situation Is v members lo represent (lie generally admitted Hes in soldiers on service, to uc nom- inallcr of conscription. While Con- and elected by soldiers scrvalli-es assert-- lliat coalition will Qf IHo .slalb in England, Del- enforce thc'-.blll now ready for intro- j tfum and France, iliiction lo Ihc hone, many Liberals 'Unless we give our fighting tako the view UnUifnere can be coall- forces representation on this lion only iipon tip basis of inodiMca- basis, the- mere-granting of a tioh or dojferm' gaTcrnmenfs vole will remain a hollow J lt-appearelto be pretty well serving only, as a salve settled thai if a-coalltion is formed to our national conscience.' Us personnel made-up lar- v Ecly of members (of the house and There ii .llljletixpcctatlon wTiT-ccHBe in. Nothing tor llbu_. George Murray.' Again Confer Sir Wilfrid Laurler went to Ihe east block aboul eleven o'clock IhTs morn Ing. arid cpjifcrred for about half an the "prime minister. I The meeting took place in Ihe-emall room next to Sir Hoberl's office. When Sir Vllfrld" came out lie asked' the er men if they had Van? news, en tasked fnr Informattcn himself, remarked, am not prime min- ster-" Sir Robert Dorden, when seen n his office intimated, that he did not inlicipate Ihat there would be any announcement Lad ay. Sir Wilfrid Laur- er, he sahl, had asked liim for cer- ain information and it had been fur- nished.him. The. leaders wlH probabl> confer" again this afternoon or even ing-. Thirii Shearers Held Up al Line Till Registration Day on June 5 Southern Alberta's season starts loda'y. wool shearing Colpman and And Slarl An Attack On Russian PoinU retrosrad, Sunday, j'une 3, ?ia Lon- don, June p.m.- It Is rcporlcd this morning that sailors from Krons- tadt, garrison recently declar- ed, its ,Independence'" of llic ccnlraF Crest opening llielr slicaring camp at-Ohm. Oilier caiiii'S wilute opened during Trouble ns being experienced in securing" 30 men {ire noVr wailing .across Ihe line waiting 'or cross to the'Can adlan side.. A dozen.of them were .urncd back at the lliie last week. 1 s understood '.ItaL they will have to remain In Montana .ration fomprrow; alter ivliicl .hoy will be allovycd to cross (o com lilcle their work here." An imporia n't-meeting of tlie South Liberia Woo) Orow'erS AsFOciatioi ill be held "in Lethliridgo on Frlda; (iflcrnoon. Jas. A. Hill of the slieei ljranch of 'the' Dominion dcparlmen of agrioiiuirc ia In the'city and he present'ait I lie meeting. He state that a large portion, of Western Can 's woo) clip trill be consigned 1 Ihc government-'warehouse in Tor nnlo. extension of-tho franchise lo women. federal ARE RUSHING IHE parly bias and hflrl'put. rill 'thelf, ef- forts toward moulding public opinion to support the (forces directing' "ihe war, Tho mftrbr'palcl a [t'fbuLeLlo Mr. Godfrey of intJ in6n moat prominent behind the .'movement Mr. Godfrey had all m. u uafa m cncea and show_n .a splehdld spirit an I ntcton wllh the tiller conlract hire. Commissioner Grace stated (o Ihc Herald Mils morning that lie And Mnyor Ilnrdlc had incl Jesse Roberts government, landed at GutuvcH port ot aliack. Big Demonstration. Juno A'desralch frotn Petrograd sayg tho Trortmen'a and eoldlerfi' council has issued a state- ment In which It is asserted thai the people ot KroneLaJL lield a dcmon- stTatldli Saturday in favor of solidar- ity with the International socialists Ihouianci ijcraana look 'par I In' the E Have- Ample, Presen And 'Are Determined lo J36OD WORK BY'RUSSIANS ot (lie lloljcrte Filter June artillery heavily bombardert Hrbdj-. During a crulso on Maty RUSE fan ships destror- cd.munillon rlcpola and a fac- torj- In ihe region of Techeklr- had (i I moat every other delegate. The most Adopted by conference support whalovcr actlpri .the govern- ment tnfght (akd on cohflcrfpUon. CommljBloncr the He llardlo look a most prodlneni and kepi A Iberia well fVlKc fojfe. Ho wjjts a member of Ih4 resololions torn- mfllee unrl iLtended tbool a ski- sloni of UiRl V Whllo In -Toronlo Mhror.Hirdle Co at Toronto n few days ago In con-. 1 Mr. Hobetls ctplalncd Ihc rcAftlullon i he waa experiencing; In EfturJng pia- Icrlal but he assured Iho commis- sioners thai he was doing everything possible and hoped to tare conatrnclcd year. Commission- er drace stales lhat Mr. Robcrta'jex- planillon wns SBlfsfaCldry lo Afi'tTATE-FOR CONSCRIPTION Sydndy, N. S. W., tune don, Juno consequence of'.'ilhe Ihc fronting iho dtraln- tonded Iho banqiicl lo MrVlJulfdar.anrt la h Ing recruiting 'returns, there (3" an BATAJ'v i the, banquet cleans, Premier MKMe'y] .iH'd. S Ward, df In the monwcallli for1 Ihc early IntroducMyn or eelccllve comvulBlon, _, Samsun a aliam .mill, barracks and ar- tillery depots. Al Ovenl bnr- racka the mill and the quiy at Ordu. obfltrvallon post, port ndmlnfslratlon enertiy rear- ponf office, barrioks and destroyed 147 Sdlllng ships laden'with supplied and Iwo. f w WITHER mirtly flrw'ahd re included In King's Other Canadians Overwhelmed By Gcrmjins.Arc Compelled To llc.imiuish Near Lens WESTERN TJIOOPS FIGHT TENACIOUSLY Fcrnlc, H. C., June mada .iccllnfi ot Ihc1 mlncfB of Gladslcne local'waa. hold this morning' Ivhidi brought., out n :crowd that filled i Ihe Grand, Then I re. The mailer cngnRins the nllcnllon of Hip local was that of rationing these who ero need- Inp period. ice, through the strike ______ _lisrc scoms-io be lltlle IT any frletlpn nnd', It- Is" slfllerl by Ihc members llic union thai they linvo amplo .funds lo provide for all pres- ent needs. No assistance .lias, been rciulrcd from the .International lic-fly yd and none Is expected for somo Lime, but (lie local minors morn confident of'thcir abtllty (o! slAy with their flglit until they IbeEr claims for 30 per tent, rals'e. In wngcs. There ire none .of the members of the district execuMvc ID and no of the. htrc put.In'an June the King's 1 is birthday honors, issued tonight I her c a large number of Canadians. Tli st includes the r, who provided the Cliveden Cana an hospital, created a viscount; Ma r-Oeneral Sir Ivor Herbert." wh om man tied Die colonial troop's n I Ib iamond jubilee, created a bafbn, an rthur Steele under ,ry, and Joeepli Wesley FlavelSp lairman of the. oard in Canada, will rccelve'barqbet es. A 'Knighthaod George Bnrj, ylcVpresldent of-th anadian Pacific1 raser, Jraveller who has t ravelled el y'nK avels including crl HamLling. who al the request o 'niperial government was a c live I egotialine tbe'purchasc o[ Canadian beat; John Aird, general.manager of IB Caiiadiart Dank Ceo. urn, general raanarer of Ihe Bank of ttawa. The foregoing 'were 'prime iinister'3 Colonial Lilt.....'" The following were recommended to he King by the colonial ognilion o.r their Liord ItatJ: chairman' of iiie Duihinlons cpm- Issfon, is created Knfght of- 'Ihe Grand Cross of SI. Michael aiid St. George.; KnlBbL Comniinder of, the Order of St. iMIchnel Robert Alexander president f the Univeraily of Cdm: lanlons of the Order of St. "Michael .nd St. George, Graham Air dire Bell, if the department of railways; Ed- vard John Hnrdlhg, secretary-ot Ihe Dominfona CoiDiDlesIon, WJliJam Ilen- y Walker. or external, affairs, JOliri Evelyn Wrench, honorary organlier-- of "the Overseas club; Knights Sur- geon General EugeneJ-'isel, of (lie Can; ailinn- August Military Uij' The military list of honors includes: of the Tlrlgorllcr-GRUuralE TnV !ord, 'Archibald'-Cameron MacDcnnell Fcrcivrl antler Duncan Mac-Rac. Knights Commander.- 6f -Mlchae and St. G Temporary .Major-Geheral Henry Durslall, Temporary JM Elmsley, Brigtdler Fred crlc IxraniiSr Col: Slma, ;Tem porary Brlgadlcr'-Gcnernl am, Temporary Brifciidleh-Victor O( luiu, Llcut.-C61, Cljtrlea jvijlchell, LL .Col. GllbcrL Sanders, Jor General David Watson Brlgadfe Joseph Philllppe Alfred Col, Ajlan Smart, Tcinporarj' Hrigmifier' KranK Stephen UcuC'-Col. Harold French v DfellnguliScd Service-Order Ijieut.'-Col. Cape, Ueiit.-Col. Clark, Major Jlcnry'.Urcc- rar, M n Jo r J amea Cross, Lle'u Ilcrbcrl llnwJion, Meut.-Col..William Kvana. Major William Frederick. Oflman, Raymond flosllii. Llcut.-Col. Wll.lftm' OraislCr Lleut.-Col, Wllllnni Iletidry, LleuL-Col. (Jcorgc Ilodsoil, Donald Ho- William lldlrties; Majoi1 (Dy the Canadian Overseas Corres- pondent) Canadian Army Headquarters In June thai captured he electrical station southwest ol are back In their own trenches the enemy once more occupy .ihe ruins of the station as well aa his reaches in Ihc Vicinity temporarily ID of the Canadians. 'After eighteen, hours, of endurance of heary shell fire In an effort, to hold groiimU which proved untenable the withdrawn as a course to sending la.more men to the con fined area la which the battle vas proceeding: Throughout rety Ilttlo iliellfcr In In'early morning. Uio ireaternerB leM the ground Bunder heary, shell ;irc. In the erenlpe a strong Gennan counter-attack.was .directed upon the electric station It was evac- uated under pressure.'AlVerta turning to their former outpoeta bi'tha of ruined miner's feet to the west. The edly lost heavily in his MUck, bat he has distinct advantage in the ahetter of numerous fortified points on" slopes leading up to" Avion and In which his men gathered for vance. Prisoners taken during tho engage- Y nient, numbered 112 of'Whom 90 ivcre unwounded. The5' belong to three eDehiy'baltaHbns. This would Intllcalo, riieh''attacked on Surf- day" hiorning tbe enemy had available a lirger. Ton-e Lhan that which made the: attack. During; to this, number. (Monday) morning all along 'lher; front on the part of snipers nnd machine uns. The enemy displayed enterprise n airplane bombing in Ihe back area, being of; retail atlon'ror the recent raids of o'nr air-. anes in the region of Lens. Renewal f activity extends lo.Ihe region north I Souuhez where cannonading" Is In-, reaslng. E Vice-President C. P. R. the, City Flying Visit and Gives i Some Good Advice ..j "Produce vasto j :ls all I am saying, to news-' paper men o n ihis -Raid Vlce-i orge Bury of Ihe FOOD BILL PASSES. .Idrre ailmlnls- rallon load bill was idoptcd by the iu vote. John Jenkins, Major ho, Ma- Jor William Lalla, ifajcr Charfes Ma- jor Illlliard Lyle, MaJorTKolrtrt Mac" Karlane, Major Daniel Ma'cKlnnoivLt.- Masslc, Ll.-CoJ. Major MftcFarlnnc. Ll. Col, McQueen, Major Tett- iwrary BrlraJler-Generaf MHcMl, Ma- jor M.-CoI.'Ormonri, Ll.- Co1.; Osier, Lt.-Col. President-George to yesterday on his visit to Lhe cily. Vice President .Bury arrived from the north al. afternoon In his special .train" accom-; led by Grant general man-: ager of western lines. J.' G. Sullivan.: chief engineer, J. Jl. Cameron, gcceral superinlcndf hi of ihe'AlljerLa and others. Supt. party al Calgary and IraTClled with, them to Crows NesL on-thelr outgoing; trip. f'We are not using on Ihe C.P.R.any: veal, any la'mu, nny young pFgs or any'1 chickens. We are trying lo conserve' Iho resourc'cs of (he country to the- [ullest possible extent. People in Can-, eda are JusL beginning to realize that, Canada Is in n hard fight. We cannot- do too much In the-way of sacrlflco: .o make tip for what our bora'at'the''. 'ronL are doing for us. -That is wo must product Ion'and; Tcss we arc Id In'tills war." Aeketras to 'the outlook.lii Cftiiirtft [or R large crop.acreage this year.'Mrv ilcry replied thai he was of that chariclcr Lbls' trip. 1- The parly Ja on Its way to over llic Crows Nest and probably KeUle Valley lines. ;v 4 FOUR DEAD IN EXPLOSIOrM Major I'ouporc, .__. Ralston. Major Itvsa, Major Steele, Major SttLton, Teniplelon, Major rfcrberr, Major Vamlersluysi Mnjoyi -.._. -.r- _- wf-.j. _ ____ Major, .._.. WUwr, Vancouver, H, C., Jjine Four men, n6L five, an firal re- 4; ported, lost nn. esploslon Sunday, at Cumber- land; "The dead-art iV. Bertram.'-' Fitnlt'Bobtw and- All bodies have been v cJ, r V ;