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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 8, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta Hcmld tVOLUME X. F1UDAY, JUNK 8, 1917 XL'MHKU 151. GREAT MINES BLOW UP HUN LINES MAJORITY FOR THE GOVT. Will Not Be Registration Ottawa. June Morning Cit- izen says: 'The conscription bill Is ready. There la to be no rcglblra- tiojz. man between the-ages of 0 anil IS is presumed tu lie eligible or military service. There will lie cards, not lo register men, ftui lc onslder exemptions. Those1 who do ot report lo such bodies will lc Geneniii-ii'iii Will Have Slightly Loss Majority Than- hi Last Arc Thai It Will lip. About of Election is ]Kkfeal''Of T. M. Tivecdie in .Centre Calgary. Southern Ridings f6r the Most Part Support the Sifton Administration LIBERALS J. A. McColi. BEAVER Hon. W. Glrltpy. BOVil Hon. C.'H. Mitchell. Hon. Chat. Harlin Woolf- CALGAHY, W. M. Davidson. C. P. Smith. H. P. Alkens. Hon. C. W. Cross. OROUARD J. L. Cole. D. Morkcb-rg LITTLE J. McNaughton. Hon_D. -Mars hall. U Boudrcau. Geo. Skclding. G. Tobln. ST. P. E. Hon. C. Stewart. Hon. A. J. McLean. J. McCallum. Hon. A. L. Sifton. F. S. Lcffingwell. H. Montgomery. TV CONSERVATIVES EDMONTON, Crawford. 3 EDMONTON, Ramsay. EDMONTON F. Ewltig. RED E, Michener. PINCHER Kemrnli- Hoadley. Gllmore. 1 LAC STE. Barker.__ HIGH Davis." Wilton. Cunningham. CALGARY Blow. LABOR CALGARY Roi Liberals 23; Cpnt. 14, Independent! The Sjnpn ndministration vat .ap proved by ilie people of Alberta'am returned lo power vrltli a The'funcml'-br Ete- H. wlll lake" place tomorrow (Saturday) efternoon, A 'short service will held nl Ine house, 21i 15th St. N., by llcv. Snow at 3-.cTclock, oiler wlilcli the cortege will proceed lo SI. Jlarj-s church und Hie public cemetery. As. 1'te. Lnclceuby wns slill on service the Kiilltary-aulhortlles have taken charge nnrt a flriiili.parly will1 he in attend- ance under Cpi. Hobbs of Casualty Unll Tho n.N.W.W.P. have htnnly-prci- 'yldcil a gun carriage. STemLers ol the War 'Association will act as pallbSBTcra alicl-along with (he' oilier members of the assocfallon .will meet in their, quarters nl 2 o'clock wearing uniform If possible. At the request of the family secretary of (hu return- ed soiiiicm'-feircfli: is msikins the PT- rangeDicnls. 10 OEA1H Coroner lU.mnlirlcs was called to Kttlaiv the day "before yeslcrdHy lo InTcsLlgalc or UUlc ITirco- yeaT'Old FrcclKolohoskl, who Was crushed. [n ilpnlli n Larn.iloor on the farm of ills fallicr on section 1- 13-1B, Mvo miles Irom Kellaw. Death wag pilrcly find an Inquest Was considered unnecessary. It seems thai the father, Joe Bol- okosMr was engaged In putting up a Hirding slalilo lie had the door made and, had U-proppeil'iip In r'ace lo rrtark .tho spot for Oic rollers. The fathcr'scnt IKo boy lo Lh'o honae for a'drlnk'ol It was lo for him. the falnor" ,011 he turned Rgnln.the had) knocked'the props from I lie tlobr which hftd fallen on him, crush-1 Ing hini past recovery. (hough It IB probable iprernment have, as great n oi three.seats' as fij1" theMast-nouee standing and1 ConserraLlves _to Doon today gave ihc Liberals 23.EeaU (he Conservatives 14, the Indepeh dents 2, ami ihe Labor 'party "one There are three doubtful which the Liberals are' liable ia.cap lure (wo, and Ponnkat though Includ eU below In the Conservative lial mnj yet return lo (he Liberals.; slandlng, giving Ihe Liberal two of the.doubtful seals, waul'd'elv Iho Sitton government a, majority _a 10 sealR., outside of the'ijoldler'merr which'there are and five Conservatives', There' ar two soldier members lo be elected "a large, ani two deferred 'elections, I: Peace River and Athabasca. Th fndleallons are lhat the'Sifton major Hj In 'he next house will be about dozen seals. Surprises were nol" lacking in th cljftcllone. The defeat of-." Tho Tweed le" In Centre Calgary by A. G labor, was tho biggest'of al The Liberals had conceded this as. Ih easiest win Tor the Cons f IT M lencc Iho big surprise -The eleclio Davidson. Liberal; over fJ. Hillocks, also' occai loned surprise. v Another surprise (he defeat or F. Puffer In Lacombejhj- Mr. .Gil- more, the "Mr. Puffer lias held-this seal since .the forma- tion, ol the province years i'gp; The Liberals Jiive gained (a seal in Calgary, one .al one Macleod, while Conservatives have gained one at Edmonton, one at'La- combc, Clear- iler) SlcHler and Sidney1 PH. (IT are doubtful. The Liberal''Is .leading in Clcarwaler, nnd the: 'Conservatives aro ,'earttng in the other (w'O, All cabinet ministers have fcetn re- elected, r Tlje elecLloikof non- partiziin candidate in CltiYisiiimii, against .VofraU, by nltjbr- lly gives Alberta tnd OnTUrta 113 first woman letlalalor. Mrn. N.McKfniiey was a very popular, ca'ndfdaie and a very forceful speaker, and her glcC- llon wns not a surnrlaeir allhonsli It was not by any meani .concerted by the Liberals. l c- -fr i RED CROSS DAY Dy' command, ot K.Xi. IJrctt, Monday, July Sritl, haft been': declared Red Crosa day, throughout the province. Monday, July 2 Ig fn bn rrle- bralcd this 'your as Dom.nlon day as -July 1st falls on Sunday, It In ilia.50th 'anrilvorenry of Conferferfllfori. Men fg to combine the'tw.o Ideas, giving N iSc anniversary n Iruly war ntPran'ce. with the-Irfantry. Theie IIHVC ftw loeil casualties for Gorm diyi, but It IE expected the Hit wllf In- create wllh the receipt of the cjt- uiltlei of the fight by the CanJdl- ani for the hout'e m Lent. MARKETS 5 Spot whcit i -249 Lcctl trick wheit 226 Deleter whett Trick. October oatt Ottefcar flu WEATHEK Wotlly fair iml ftw 202 56% 27f to 43 medir. comparatively large pockets; of miins overlooked in fqr- nAnl have been surrounded jn the.LiL- tle iii the wood ncarj.lie norlhern ten-miEe front' and In ftic Okygf trench "down; itiVird EOiitherii flank of MoppifiE to deal these the day.. Of more en ]EIany are artjllerymeril" All thVlat- ler saJd ihe. Brftlsli seven days had deatroyptl.Fscores nl German guns. The work.'of-'iKis'-Drill ish nyin? corps In dfrerfmg'Eliodtiiig is Lcyond all praise. said they were absolutely helpless when the airplanes came overhead and the DritiPli batlerles began'to fire under Ihelr observalion and dlreclfob. German Report Berlin, June S, 4.20 forces on the Belgian (font have with- drawn from the westward to a prepared.'.ppsilion be- tween the canal bend nbrth ot Hulle- jcke and Ihc Bouvc Basin, two metres east of Warneton, says-' Ihc official alaleineuL .'i'-.' I Like An Earthquake-' June S, 4.1C of.the special corre.sponricnl3 at Ihc front In !heir descriptions of tire Messtnes hat- tic, feature Lbe tremcnddiis exjiloslons of.mines which preceded the British r "Earth opened and the German1 line ia one'description. Kvcry writer likens the effect on'the territory Id'.an earth- quake. One says that the 'lilli'.on which ho. BLpDiL sliook like and .Intimate that the battle has -only London, June S. announce- meDt of the appointment of Col. Wins-; ton Spencer Churchill as. of Uie -BrittEh air board HOK appears .to, have been premature, if not Incor- rect. The annbanceinent was made (hroush E seial-offlclal. association aiid allegedly 'on official authority, but is now denied by "the Pbelrwhlcli' says.tliat Lord has not re- signed. The Tlmet also denle's the Churchill appointment, bnt adris that It Is lively' to come im the near fulnre.' of Ihe rivet so may ho vrlthbut (.ny Interfori'iire froai Mr. Taylor .iJsj slnte-] thai Ihey hoped. lo 'hive tlu in lis ile- iiccl to'lutn'oiil'100 tons of coal by next .Chn'stnias. H> CONDEMN CONSCRIPTION Montreal, June Trades and Labor Council of tills city bsL nlfihl passed a resolution condemning con- scription as unnecessary In for (lib reason IhaL Ihc Dominion '.could best jis- slaL the prosecution of the war-by developing productive- CONSERVATIVES LOSE ANOTHER SUPPORTER Winnipeg. June The rially Her- ald of Prince Albert, nnc'of the qlilost paiicrs In Western Canada in its latent Issue renounces ils many yenr'a of al leglance lo the' parly. Edllorially II slnles the tonseryitlirc party- is ruined In Saskatchewan. It calls for a sweeping malorlly for UiQ'Martin government al the coniing elecllon and the defeat o With Ihe loss ot Ihe 1'osl of Reglna nnd the Elar of Saskatoon Ihp Conner vatlvc parly lias only, oiio dally. I tlie province supporting tls candidates the News of Moose Jaw. NON-COMBATANTS ARE ORDERED Pelrogrnd. vtn London, Kerenaky 1ms directed thst all officcis eninloycd with the'Red Cross and other medical services be- hind the linos and all, rank -ami. file Kev. .Gordon, paator ot Knox churclL and now one 'ot tho Canadian at (he was a visitor at Buckingham paUcftj on Wednesday, wheri he was'-lnTcsted-' with tile decoration awarded him some, lime ago. Rev. 'Mr. 'Gordon won Ihe! military cross some time ago. A num- ber of other Canadian officers were tie-3 co'ratccl at the same lime. under "f 40 years III une aerrloea lie sent to three Volcanic Eruption Out-City of San Salvador Sin Jujn Nicirigua, June the capital of (he repulillc.of aifvMor, with .a popufltlori ef> .MO, hit' ttin.M'tilf takrtlei, .KCOrdlHg U 1 dltpatch from Mlgucli, fit 'vrMcK ihe city wit hive been Ihe fttvtl of an tr( volcanic eruption, -.j Wuhlr.jton, June from Long it Miitlili'HiM 5'clock Ini whkn Mil the olcino ol Sin erupting, Mid pirl o( tht city hid by under control, Gr'eit; During the elcctton excitement yea-- lerday, llarrv While Rider, a at the provincial Jail here decided- (hat ft would bo a good day to old scenes on the Illoorf Hcscrve. The! Blood had been digging a ditch, along, with (mother I rusty- Ifc pa til he wfl3j going lo Ihc barn. He went rurne back, Rfvers expects: .o experience no trouble In locBJIn'g; ils lost prisoner Ha was In tdf cighr" teen months. Halifax. N.S., June arrtvinc; totlny from Knglnod landed officers, all of whom 'are returned minHii Service tfii leave for br assljjrerl new-duty. Tbere'irerM iilsp on.theslfiimcr about 9M chjltor. fiassenecrg, .hioally, returned'frctn ,oW, drain OB Uio rood ;