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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 6, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUMK X. ALBERTA, WKOXHSDAY, JUNK o, 1917 NUMBER NQ II RobtRogers Has None of Ui Trouble Men Ksigcrly Rush to Sign up Kaiser Washington, D.C.. June ca's millions at military age iircscrllci by congress -Are registered for Ihc war ftfialnst Germany. In every state of the union, reports from polling jilaces ID which some ten millions or young men marched yesterday to record Uiclr iiamog were hclng assembled for Iraiism'satoii to Iho war department. Tho next step in the plan will be Iho 'selection of those who actually to bear arms from nth crn ivlio remain at home, because 01 dependents, nr to uo.ivork on farm 01 Jn factory .thai rnuslUc curried on Li maintain tiic nation at war. Tills Cask vill be undertaken as soon as com Vlele returns from registration linn been tabulated anil surveyed al Ih offices of the I'rovost Marslml-CIciicral The men sclented wIU-Lrs called li the colors and put Into training carl: 'in llic full. it Imcudcd to call only for Ihc first draf army to supjiurl the National Giian ami regulars, but a'fsw days ago II iva niinoiii.ccil that nearly n million voul bo needed In the lirsl selection. reports o( :i few minor ills iurbancea attending registration re calved loday railed to diminish the sur IrTJau qnd gratification of Ihc govern mtnt .gfticlals, thai the day wflir so little .display.-or Only four arrcsti" Wfeic reported ofUci ally'to of ]usllcc las "waB" pointcii uui iuuii 'thai ovonHhe sum of unbfficinl rcpon of Ir'o.uLlc, Indicate .thai the xnorb pea'coful general e'cc tioiis. Altorncy-Geceral Gregory, said hi Information indicated "icarty and gen cral on the part of tlie youn the country lo the demands o the conscription Tlie war department expects full re turns to Ehow- that a larpc proportio of youiiR men cx'crleil Ihelr preroga tlvca and declined lo claim cxcmpllo even Ihough many had.dopendenla o disabilities. Many wtio registered still volunteer until selection day fn any of the nrmyi navy or ma inc corps. So many Americana in (Jai nila applied to consuls yesterday lha telegraphic requests for additional reg- istration cards is ere sent lo the atatc department. Estimates Exceeded. Telegraphic rcroris lo the dcpRrt- imml-or justice from widely r.cparat- 1 sections of Ihc country continue lo show.the General absence of trouble over registration and the llioio-jsh response lo the provisions of 'he con- Iptioii law. The report ll-o Inialcs o[ lias been "largely exceeded In.some alnles. Resigned his Post Asks Commission on Manitoba Charges June In (he commons this afternoon .111 important nmiouncc- nent was made by Sir Hobcil IJunlen ol Hie of a royal commission o revise (he finding of. Judge Gall ol Winnipeg in respect to disconnection of Ion. Robert Itogcrs (lie oonslnictimi of Manitoba Agricultural IJuilil- ngs, which' will consist of Sir McLooil, former chief justice of New and 'lion. Louis Lettellier, former judge of (lie supreme nmrl of he province of Quebec. The commission has been appointed aijlic request of Mr. Holers, who will relinquish his duties us minister of public w.orlis until the finding is made, the department lo Ite administered by (lie prime minister. Four Hun Airships Destrpyedjn Raid London, June of the Gerniiin airplanes n'liiriiiiig from yesterday's raid over England were destroyed by Brilish pilots, is is announced officially. One Hrilisli pilot who pursued Ihu {.icrmans toward Dunkirk down two raiders. Later ten Brilish machines from Dunkirk destroyed two macliincs and forced down four. The total casualties in yesterday's raid were: Killed 12, injured 36. German Claims Berlin, June 6, via London, (I German air squad- ron has dropped more than kilograms of bombs on military establishments nl Shccrncss, England, (ierman army headquar- ters announced today. Good hits were observed. (By Canadian .Overseas Corrnsron- Canadian Army Headquarters in France, June Lens central electric station was finally, incorpor- ated in the Canadian Macs (tils morn ing. It occupied again by lite t. v V; VISIT June of Kerensty lerrillC'capHal to visit the ADVANCE. Pclrogratl. via Lomlon, Juno Unsslnn Lroons have made an advance -south of Hanch, near tlic fronlicr hc- Iwccn.-Pcrsla and Turtey llic war nf- [Ico-rcporls. John Taylor of" the' Taylor Milling Co. and George Hois have been authorized French government c'omrmction to purchase hfirtei French army In Letnbridgs on June 19th; Prlcea will range from 4100. to S14D for horses from-five to ten .years old and from 950" pounds, up. The horses will be gathered at Ihe Lethbrldge slock yards at Henderson park fair grounds and will be examined by a French army officer. HorMc must be broVen lo halter and lead ao that mouth and eyes can be examjned and must be ridden a wind Many Meetings Being Held in Last Week of the Campaign The last week.of the campaign Is candidate, Is making a gootl run, and busy one In all riding and meetings his chances of election'are Very brlgh nrc hclng held by all cnndldnics In Ihc ,fioulh riding every evening. Tonight hlg rallies arc being held In Haclcotl, .rjnchcr Creek and Cardalon, tho lat- ter being a Joint meeting. Cardston Dlilrlct Meetings On Monday night ihc ConeurvaiiveT; held ft good meeting al "Woolforcl, which ivflfl ndtlrcssetl by (ho candidate nntl J. Y. Card. They also held n meeting at UnrriavJIIc school Tv-htcl] addressed by II. Cameron ol Lcthbrldgo and Hurl ol Cards- ion. Ihc same avculng the Llbnrals L- held a meeting al Tayiorvlllo nt Marlln Woolf delivered n splendid ad- Afff.9. A nicplln; 'n Jhu Inlcruars ISIr. WooK held nL llcnzcr on Mon- rtiv night addressed Jaoalja anil Htlrllng Williams. night (tic MUrals held !.hicn rmitfng In U.o district. At apeadera were .Jlcssrs. Jacobs find PHIInfi. Al Woolfonl Mcflnrs, llniomcr Hinl Wllllarna were the Bpcnkcra whilo AL Boundary Crcnk the IMmRClf WHB given R rousing reception. The Conscrvallrea 11 npltc of Ihc hlltcr fght being raadc ignlnst him. Supuorlcrs of 5Ir. Pal 'ersou are going to grfat'lengths' to ft hicctlng at View at which J, Y. Curd and A. J, nd- dressed tho audience. Al Macltod Over In Mflclood both canrlldalca and their flilpporlcrft nro rnnhlng Lhn great csL fight ever witnessed In -'Any elec- tion. Ocorgo Skuldfng; tho Liberal discredit .Mr. a house .lo louse canvass hciog rtndojn which 'he women volera aro helng told lhal T Mr. Shcldtrg ts olcclcr] H will reauli n thu rcrreal of prohibition. ns, liowevcr, IE one or the best hnowi In the dlslrlcl aiin Ihis cnn ard IB not carrying -much .wclghl against him. Plnchcr Creek is having n hot three cornered ftghl and Ih6 seal (3, one o Iho most doubllul In-Uio south, will Mr. IlAtnmond having an excellcni chance lo win out. o In Warner Riding Warner, June Henry Tcnnmil, lln ConnrvaftVG cundldate, (9 flnlslifng up his campaign Kith a speaking tour o Ilia riding, assisted by. W. H. Dull o brlilgo. Koremost on Mondny cvdnmg the nirtakcfs nddreenetl n fair ly They Spoke at Tyrcll'fl Ijke on TUeada: evening, and' came Info Wurnftr las night for a meeting The Intel liigjwAs rattier sllmly. Allendetl, tnd Mr. Hull was, ,tho principal flc made all manner of cbargcK igatnal Ihc Slflon of n general nature, snylng Ihp.t ciDrrunllqn WBS rRmpant, and llial I local niembcr, Mr. returned as a Hupporler of this corrnpt admfiiL- Irntton.' Mr. TcnnanT .also Vpoko briefly. Drilish Columbians laH night. Th occupation, cost :ffery lew casuaUh from other than stirmLshes that hare taken place aroiiid ;lt. nigh Dirlher fptde in the neigh Ihe- "Tho "6nein used gis ahells' and liAv. guns in liis ettfirt to slop Ihi3 move uicnl, but this morning Drilish Col umhians .held fast every foot oflerri lory gained during Hie night. Th station Die most Imporlanl out work of defencps in Ihc'Lcus salicn [Jiggesi Paid-up Capital of Any Hail 200 Farmers Are in the Company In the Klks Hall yesterdayafter- ioon ivas held Ihe first annual ;ral meeting of the farmers' Fire and lail Insurance Co., a Southern Al- icrla compa'ny ;vllb headquarters at Lelhbrklgc, which has spring, The meeting was attended by over i5 farmers throughout Ihc 'district From Vulcan lo and Maclcod j Jo .Medicine Ifat and Foremost. Tho lircclors elected were A. J. Donahoe, Foremost; M, P. Johnston of Lclh- Ee. G, R IJIclchcr of Lclhbridgn, IS. I'roascr of Milk River and Lcth- brldgc ami Jl. L. .Sunday of Carman- gay. These men will meet Inlcr r.nd elect officers. The Fanners' Fire and Hail Insur- ance company is a concern which -was floated this spring u-ilh nn capitalization of Since per- mission was granted to sell stock, over worth has been dispos- ed of to more than i'2o ruoslly farmers throughout the district. Or IhU amount been In full, The company now has "a Ecr patd .up capital than any Al- berta lire and hnll Insurance com- pany doing business in ihc province. The meeting was most enthusiastic over tho business outlook, flail In- surance ivhl be written without delay and money whicTi formerly poured in- to Calgary will lie handled by Iho far- Russ. Revolt Means Year r More War IS HE MM E IS OP 10 Election Returns Bulletined Tho election returns ihroufihout Ihe province will be received bjr special wire at the Herald office Thursday evening, and should begin to conic in shortly after seven o'clock. These returns will all be bulletined ant] announced at iho Herald office for the convenience ol those interested. British Gain on the Scarpe Front London, June British made an attack last night on llic Arras front north of the River Scai-pc, Hie office an- nounces. (Iroinid WHS gained in two sectors. French Repulse Attacks Paris. June violent German attacks on French posi- tions ul Hiirlchise and Chemin-Des-Damcs were repulsed last lifilil with heavy losses to the attackers, according lo today's war ollicc statement. The attacks were preceded by intense cannon- jilinfi. Lively actions look place during the nighl on the Belgian Front. Derlin Admissions _ Berlin, June C, via London.--The British attack1 delivered yesterday only succeeded in penetrating German positions at 1'iocux railway station, where lighting continues for sections trenches, says .today's army statement. of The halllc in Wylscliactc sulicnl continued with only short interrup- tions, Hie report adds. Will Be At- Union To Be Discussed London, June Replng- lon, military expert of don Times, witinq. under the caption distress and mililary says -the allies' plans have been disprganlzed by the. Rusirzn revolution. The al- lies had drawn pff-Teiilon on Ihe assurance of a Slav offensive. The in Russia fne rlsictd bringing slavery tc- all Europe and adds at leact one year io' the war. mcrs' company here. At Ihc meeting o.nthiisinstlr ad- dresses were delivered by Messrs; Donohoc, Johnston, I'rosser, Sunday, Croft, niclclicr. -Madge, Dunham, Lloyd, Stoycr, Faunds, Jen- sen and" John Kll. Drastic Regulations to Control Drinking Among the Soldiers fr ff ADMIT LOSS OF DESTROYER 4 June of Gerinan destroyer v .admitted in tbe oEflcIaOlate- inent Issued, Ihe wir office, Jri regard to thealtaclt'-'oa tend by the British ship's. o PLENTY OF FOOD Montreal, June C. From Ilonan, China, Trinidad, and all parts of Can- ada commissioners will he in Ihe city loday lo attend the- 43rd general sembly of-Llic Presbyterian church Canada, which-opens iliTs evening in Ersfcine church. Roports from offici- als of the assembly arid commilttcc makltig-arrangemenls for reception, ahri entertainment "of delegates show that the assembly will lie one of the most momentous in the history of the church both from the [joint of numbers and Lhe importuned of subjects lo he dis- cussed. Almost six hundred, visiles r.ra tcclcrl lo be p'rescnl iiid this number will be suelled br deJcgales from Ihc local Presbylcry. Rev. A. B, Daird, of Manitoba College, retiring moderator, will conduct the opening service this evening, and preach, the sermon, then the new moderator will be elected. Some little other business will be through" this evening but 13.ex- pected lo be merely or a routine Tia- ure. The local committee, making ar- rengcmeuls for Ihc visitors' entertain- ment arranged among other items for a Avlslt oC Inspection of Mc- Gill Unlverally building.and Presby- lerlan college'with ceremonies. Thia has not" been sfit: deffntlely. mil will probably occur Friday afternoon. On Saturday tltcrnoon the commission- crs, Ihelr hosts.and hoslesaes, wtll IH: taken for an excursion the.liar- Sl.' Paul, Juae drastic bnr-, (ho steamer having Enough lo Last Till Victorious Peace Is Concluded, Is the Prussian Boast Berlin, via London, J.iine It ,li officially slated inat at- the confer enco between the Prussian hoiise'.o lords and 'heads of tho various gor ernment deparlnienls it decider that there was complete aBfiarei Hint Ihe food supply was oafficlent cnaVilc ilie country to hold for. the re mainilcr of the crop year 'unt! he conclusion of a victorious -peace The conference was held under th iresidcncy of the minister of the In crlor and all problems connecte with Ihe matter of public .feedln were thoroughly discussed, con repjla'ttons Toronto, June After nearly n year's Ulnees, John Thomas Jloort.', fGurMcrf of Moore park, Toronlo, riled (orfay, ogcd 73, A Toronlo man, at the age of 37, Ihe deceased went west. lie wns the first member for Red In the A 1 tor {ft legislature and was .president of Ihe years. Central raJlirny for When the C-1'.H. Look over the line he retired from active buslncaa C, p. R. EARNINGS. llontrtal. C. P. 11. carnlnsa for week ending May 31sl, an Increase of baaed on Ihc alalemcnl from Secretary ol War Baker, that military camps cannot be maintained moral -conditions arc hot of the hpat, was Issued Hie Mlnnesola piiMIt; eatciy' commission Inlc yeslenlay. which will result In ,thc I'lnpicdlnto clcsInR ol cabarets la which Tntoxlrat- Ing drinks are sold In nil cities in Mln- liosr.ta over population, namely St. i'aul, Minneapolis and Uuhilli, Thg commlsalnn nlso ordered thai all uu- loonajn the stale must he closed from 10 p.m. to S a.m., except where earlier cloalng IIOIITR already arc In force; that no ttximen be served with drlnhg nl any time And that no women he al- lowed In nab cms. MARKETS rt when Local track wheat....... October wheat oali October WEATHER Hl0h Low M 43 moderately hccn plated al the disposal of the committee, by. Ihe Canu'dEnn Steamship Lines, Limited. Church. union will. .bo Iho forcmosl I Dm for, discussion before Iho bly. ay come up the latter parl of this week, or may hC put over until oarlv i week. Slany oilier Items (lie mlnlslrntlon of the lic inccrnmE church the assembly's progress. he floor during fcrcncc Vo Results From Noon Conference for Pub- 'Borden Has No Statement. ANNOUNCEMENT TOMORROW Ottawa, June Sir Robert Borden will maka n announce- ment In the house tomorrow te.m DO n regarding the result of neootlatlont which have been En progretc the two during the part fortnight Tha announcement will probably made before the ef tha day are cilled. Myitery Oltiwa, June AL noon tofcy 9tp 'llfrld Laurler left lifs office ID the oramons and proceeded to Sir Robert orden'a office in the block. Tin wo leaders. It Is understood will bira final conference and t decision la gard to the q jest Ion of coalltloa will robably be reached by one o'clock. It s not definitely known at the moment hether the announcement n'lll be lade immediately after the confereaca r deferred until tha house meets at' hree o'clock this afternoon. This ornJnff Sir WJIfrli) conffrred wJth. [on. Gco. P. Graham aod Fred Pftrdefl, hief Liberal whip, who returned to-' ay from. Toronto.' No Statement Ottawa. June Suspense t the capital. At coon today Sir Wll- rid betook himself to'the office of the prime minister in lie eaal block and was in conference with1 him until one- fairly. He was faced with a score of ewE'papermen wheii he came out and eceived them irllh smiling courtesy.1 The'prlma minister may have some- Line to say to he said, "and, I. ay have i statement to- make later. ll I have nothing to say at present.' T Sir Ilobert Bqnlen came out a few moments later in something ot a hurry and on lo another- office. "I. am he said, jf- jnMiben, .1 B (ate ment to Bake." tny a statement Iw he was asked. "f do not thlnfc he replied. Tho of the two parly leaders lo the. questions aslted them after their noon- lay conference .lead to deepen -the' nystery IB to trie results of the, coall- lon nagotlatlons -which, have reached a of he general Icopreasloa la thai lie an- noun cement that the failure of nego- tiations IR nicely to eooa. s still out In some quajten tbat they may yet result nccesnfuny. Sir Wilfrid eta tern rat that, the prime minister mlfht a sUtemevt :o ir.alte In taken an Imflcatlou that Sir Robt. Borden haa BOW fafly ad- Tised to the 'bull .which ooaHUon would be accepted by opposltJoa- leader and In now erallon to the OBEIIfl he crop year of 1917-1S1S and con sidsred all posMbllUlea of food dis- tribution. Their conclusions 'were reached alter complftle survey ot ex- isting condlllone. SMPSlATES Toll of Dead Already. Nine, With One Village Wiped Ou( Knnans Oily, Jlo., June Iho jlilnl lime In a link more than two weeks, portions o( Jlissmirl nnil K.ah- SA9 Lotby uerc compiling lists b( rload, injured and prorcrty losses' iDMIctert by Lornailots. Al least nine'persons iverc (load anil many Injured In widely separated sections of Ihe dro slates. Early today wires down In all directions In tlis storm1 'o( Present Strong Memorial to the Prime Minister Objecting To Nationalization OlUwi, June nallona.llalloB of (ha CanidlM [hern sad the Grand Tnliilc ajitemi does not I" tbe emplorcs ol the foraior. Thej- tinte presented memorial lo Ihc prime minister pro-', lestlnj; In Ihe posalhle mmn- ner ignlnst Ihe putting.Into, effect of Ibe rccomDienilallona contilntd In r tho milorltr report o( Iho com- mission. comes from conduc-' lora, engineers-and trainmen .and. firemen nnd It urges that lo operate; the railroad R commission ervise and keep It free (lorn political Influences Is pracllcalljA. ImpoaslbleJ They q'lott .at lengih tho In the minority report ol A. they describe aa ;the "only'- practical American railroad roan on the roynl cotnmlsBlon." It Is claimed .that If given .some; further scc-J. lire equipment, llic'Canadian North- ern will well be able In work out Us' j'j" own salvation. London, .June recorlhalacancet 'of''the Bfilgljn port M Oslend, rccenllx attacked by British show that the majority of ilockyards and woVk- ihopt were It li >n- Mrioui Jam- will done cthtr harbor ind leveral yeiwli were 4, FLOUR JUMPS. and no dcllnltG compllattch loll of dead and properly ,dnr eultlnc lalo j-oslcrday vlien twisters awoopeil -'bscn' made. H was known, liowever, (hit the Illlle village o( Tr- peka, Kansas, vlrliuilly was levelled with llie dcalli of one man InereVrj) nearby ann llial.ihe Bldrhi swept .on Into Ihe opeii A negro toy killed 'near Ijiit- rence and n mnn Is rcporterl .rfcid al Clinton, t'urthor west' Iri Mlflirtiirl, tail, cast of Rlchmondj-.jiwo'women Bud a baby were victims of nndo lhal1 wrecked thelrf :ho4lea. 4 Flour look 9 3D cent Jump yesterday anrf Is quoted al JC.55 per hundred by Ihe mills loday. This, however, li 11.40 per luindred less than the high, italer mark ael last monlli. ;