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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 9, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta (VOLUME X. LliTliUlUlXir., ALIiKlYl'A, SATL'UDAY, JUNG 9, 1017 NTMBEK 152 Resolution Favoring the Conscription of Wealth and of Men CHURCH UNION IS COMING UP NOW Montreal, June A resolution re- tarding ot men ivas la traduced into tlic Presbyterian As sera lily nicellng in ErsWno church UU-j morning. The coiniulssl oners nitre Lc gau consideration of the rcnort of tho cluirch union committee. Tiie rliurcli union eouimlUce of wlilrli Sir R. A. Falconer, of Toronto University, convcubr, th.il "in pursuance u f the instructions of the lasl a lily, It had iiroccetleil to carry out ULQ Iinllcy of the 'assembly Informing the sessions of'tlio church ns to the ncLlojj ot Hie assembly favoring union ivllh the MtlliocllsL nml.Cougrcgation- al churclies. THc message was pared ami sent out to (he sessions. Desiring that the membership ot the churr.li Elioulil be made acquainted fts widely as possible, the annouuce- jucnt, tho committee Instructed the convenor to ask Uiat Jl be Inserted In the record; luil the editor, uUiug on ilic adytcc ol his commit tec, refused ilic reii'uesL on Uic ground that jt was a controversial matter. The execu- tive- union committee entered its rtls- Ecnt against such n posidon UeliiK taken by the commillcc of the church In regard (o Hie ccniruunlcnllon from the union conimillec .which was car- Tying out the policy or the assembly." The L-oraiiiHlce Intiinr.lcd HiaL II had noliilns to report ou the bly's liiElriiclions "To act in co-npcrn- tlon ivith the of the Mclli orlisl ond Congregational churclies In obtaining legal advice and In taking surli steps ti9 may be deemed proiiei to secure dominion and provincial Islalloii conveying property to un- ited cbnrcV" Concluding, itio report sinter 1 hat It asked' thc'_ boards ol eilucaUon, Tor- Dilsslbhs.'Jiainc ihlssiong, social Io cnlerjinto 'co-operation Vlih similar boards of the and. Congregational _.cluirrti: LIEUT. FANNING General Count do Jongli represented the Belgian Army at 'the memorial scrvka held at Kensington for Lieut. Hoard of Grain Commissioners Tell Govl. People Here Will Insist on Inlcrii-tl Elevator BRITISH DRIVE CONTINUES _ in inn R s na WOULD PAY WEIJ, IF PATRONIZED Ottawa, June Buchaaaiiv M. P., has succeeded In tocurlng tlic report made by Board ol Grain, Aniline, a young Iriehman .who "join" K'oinmlsloncrs following the meeting cd the llelgltm Flying Corps and uas Incy held !n Lcthbrldse last winter. killed last month. I Jo nail been award- ed Infilli-st French and slecoratlons. An addendum of the report a historical of tlic co-oncratton FLEECES 10 EASI Pail of Govl. Experiment In d'Hiding and Handling Direct Tn Manufacturers -MemLcrs or Ihc Southern tcjiort, ivhlcli has Just Lecn laid on the table of the hniHC 33 tlic result of a motion ranilc by Mr. lluchanan, as follows: "Oil the 27lli of February, the hoard of grain commissioners jnct the mem'Jcra of the .bonrd oC trade of the city lil Lethbriuge in connec- tion witli the erection of an interior terminal elevator at that nQln.1 and the question of oslabitslilng Lctli- bridge aj an Inspection dlstricl. am dlrccleJ Ly Hie board to cn- closu you liernwiih copy of the biilim crldencc taken at tliat meeting. The board has very few observations to make hcreon. lu the firs.L place the board considers that the citizens of anil the adjoining country will never lit satisfied unlll ati elevator is creeled. A small eleva- tor might do. "There is no doubt in the mind of Alberta ilie board Uiat if an elevator were Wool Growers association will slilp f ercclcil a! I.elljbrldge or some other fleeces to the DomhiEou GOV. t Point in Southern ami it eminent wool storage .warehouse al Toronto this year as part of ex- in government and co-ojierallvc marketing of ivQot .direct to ihc manufacturers. Tliis is_ expected. Jpr be tlic largest shipment, from any'single association in Canada, and aggregate close: movement composed of representa- tives of the llirce denominations which licld a meeting Toronto, January 3, 1017, and recommended thai "Unti tlic organic union of (lie negotiating1 churches is consummated lhe.prin.ci pies of co-opernUon be applied, firstl) In artjuslmcnl-of overlapping In exist iMR.ficlds; 2nd, In arranging o[ reli glous Korlc'In absolutely new dis- tricts; 3rd, in v.-ork to uc done amongstl foreign imilonnHllcfl." Tlic siigscslcd plan for the organization or (ho affili- ated local union churches is also In- cluded In the addendum. The resolution in regard to the con- Bcriplion of men and weallli was In- troduced by Key. Dr. Herrldge or Ot- tawa, and-reads as follows: "The assembly desires to approval of the efforts made'to arouse tho sluggards among the-youths of Cflcada to a sciiso of Ihclr duly ami to enroll those available In tho army of Canada. II endorses the policy of Kclecllvc conscription na applied to tho halllcficld nnd nlEO as applied to the (voallh and lalcnt of Ihc country for Iho service of Canada fit this time, when BO much Is al clakc. All minor Jssuca should lie set aside Jn.lhc com mou cnthuBlasm to win tho war." to IliTCc-cjuarLerE of a-tnllllon ;A meeting ol- 35 members of the Alberta Wool- Growers yeslerdar aftercoon jn'fhe-Bflartl- of Trade bliildlriE-U'tllEcuss this Im- question request of the of" the -department. or OUawA, A resolution v.-aa pasECi) anil signed by 25 icembera who pledged to Elilp tlieir'wpol to the warehouse. N This action will mean (hat there will be no lilg sale of .wool In thlB. dis- trict as was (he case last year At the meeting Hr. Tanner of Wool- ford made a clever aildrcss.oii (he co- operative handling of Wool 'and oilier 'arm nroducls. Ilia remarks were ilglily appreciated by. directors and members of the association. -OUicr members suokc endorsed tha cclorB', resolution favoring'. Ihc warc- IOUSR Hcneme. Slicarlng Is In full .swlns In (he camns, and (he wool fs salfl (o be of good quality. The clip will -he about average in weight. ,lic iiatronaye and symiinlliy of the troductrs it would iiay. Tlie board at irescnt is not desirous of niakUiS any oficlal report on this inailtcr. IT il li the Intention o[ ihc nient to meet the wishes of the people of l.cthbrldee "and the surrounding country, in connection with the erec- tion of an elevator, the hoard before In any woulil like en opportunity of mablnfc Inveatigalio'n, as liable point.' The report Is signed by C, nirkclt. secretary of. ilie board of grain com- missioners and is EddresEed to Sir GeorgG K.. Foster, minister ol irade com m ere e. Mines at Butte Monl., June fl. lcvcl spread ..quickly cuitlnj! off iirty men arc ot wen on the lower mrlcd dead and no hope is lidili'ovcis. nciise smoke rctaitica ihc rcs- )lil for Hie recovery ill 2011 li-nji-1 vvork- 'line's trom adJolnluR nro- H'd uiuk'i-jjroiiml lire in the' Parties wcro-orJcrcJ mi from under. V. _ l .'..I -._ 1 1. _ _. mm nr 0 ihiv Mini! here, cur- lixluy. Out of Hie 42.) men in lie mine when Ihr lire broke bnl nuirc lluni Iwo-lhirtls arc inau'otmLcd for. 'iVelve bodies iccovi'i'id. Horrible Disaster, Unite, Mont., June ivn dead and )CT men- miss- ng, as Ihc result of Iho fire whirl] broke out In the Speculator copper nine last night, liutlo ilic worst uitiinj; diEaslef.-in hi story. The fire broke out In Die lower ,ovei or 'thb latc last night, smarting broken power cable Ijat carried electricity to ilic under- levels of the nine with smoke and There Kirere 5- men on ilghl Of tliesc escaped levels connecllrfg Trllli other nines. The'gas spread 10 the Dlam- ud'uiuc and took aiiollier toll of life n tliat properly. The fire which started on Ilie 2.400 ground nVa prccuiilion, and went to 'iS'orK us rciculug the na- tional guanlsiTieii. who had lieon call- ed to the st-cjie. Tlipy were able Io (Jo Illllc. Warning of lUclr diiugcr came soon enough to the men on the upper levels to C5i-aiic, They Immrili- atclv rormeJ rescue parlic? and at- tempted to go down '.he shaft to the men entombed. Their efTorts ivcrc fiuiLlcss done uuii! Ilic arrrral" of the bureau of mines safely first cars. One hour afler tho outbreak the Hrc D. Krink. superinlcndenl, M. Conners, roreman. N. D. I) raw Icy, gen- eral nianaycr ol liio Granite shaft, OA-ncd by the North Uulle company, declared ilioy coultl account for 213 nut of ihb 415 who were in (he shaft vlien tlic fire alnrtctl. John CoJTaemeUen and John Hoyce, who were tlic first two to be tak- en from Hip alive. Lold how they cheated death by cutting Ilie air II and sucking the air by lurns until Lho rescue parly arrived. They were on the 700 loot level at the outbreak ol IhV Loss Reported in Sari Salvador Earthquake Corinto, Nicaragua, June .rajih com in LI ni cation Triili Snn Salva- dor is still cut.off end no authentic in- formation is available here 33 to (lie loss ,ol life "ami property caused wure left the earthquake- and storm on Thurs- day night. as hare roach- tin; rt ports cd Corinto indicate that great proper- ty loss ivas occasioned. I is lias i'- colii'lryside for (lifrly cd. The city of San Salvador Ijccn hsdl.v, r.ccording to current The wnhriuatc eecurictl :it o'clock Thurulay uielit and icV-c-upanfcd by rain. LCEpalches wind ard licary Juan Uel S'ir: slated that gjvi Salvador, Snla Tec- Ifi. ami nejfiiSr. nnl beer 'p.lrayed, ij'il the of lifr SDiall. WA-C reciiivci1 fr.t.T San MIKIM! 11 af only 40) in Sail oa.vailor. njK.I- BJ there of lives .hail been lonl San Salvador. Not as Great as Feared .done by Hie cdrthqitakc (o (he-city of Sin Salvador ls( not as great as was firsl according to a cable re ceivfd today by Bloom Brothers, fis cal agents in the U.S.A. for ihc re pub lie oi San Salvador. The central and newer part of the city WHS said to have suffered less than the cully in; portions.nud the suburbs- S. Aibcrla Again On Ways To Produce (he Best Crops In West lt Is n little too early to talk yet, but Sunny Southern Aibcrla ]s in fair way to produce the most, wonderful crops of Tvcslcrn Canada again this year. Last nfaM's min was general tlirougliont Ilic sonlli, extending cast to Dun more, though not .is iicavy in the cast ns It was lu.lhls immediate vicinity. Crops throughout, Iho soulh are loottinE niaEQificcnl. Wheat Is com- Women Will Get Vote All Canada of Nationalist M. P., Them an Opportunity nf lit divines of the Pacific coast, died Micldcnly al his iicrae, 1110 Tlilrty- etRlith avenue west, yesterday Qlltr- noon at 3 o'clock. The tlcnlh of Krascr is said lo be clue lo heart, dkicasc, Induced by tho niovo from Iho coast climate to Calgary. Br. Kraser has complained of feeling badly since bis arrival hero on. several occasions, but his 'condt- lon YDS not considered as he was possessed of a wonderful vl- allty, Dublin, via London, June Acalh of Ahlcrninii Collon. 1st M. P., lor S'milli tlton L tlio .Sinn Kelncrs an opiioilunlly to 1 try and" win Miolher scat hi hnrlla- mcni. The conalllucncy la mainly comiioso'J of Ihc populous onbiirlu In Rome of >vb1ch tbc flgbllng occurred durlnp tlic rebellion of 1916. The Hinleat uronllscs to ho n bil'ler one. ny division Of Iho Nationalist vole ivonld clvo Ilio Unionist nn easy vic- tory, [i, In ncedrdiinco ivllli the rmrly truce, tho Unlonlsla refrain from pul- ling forward a candldalo (ho result will depend on which Nationalist can fliflnle tliey snprorl. i, f.- seeding gcnerallv Is'over. BATTERY BOYS morning received a cable llila morning received a canlc Jrom her' husband, LleuL-Col. .7. S. Stcwarl to the effect that. everyone is well. 1 --------T Ollnwn, June Evciv Jpiinifil says llial Ihc liill lo ALLIES NEARLY ll Emperor and His Staff AYere in Ghent Station When Air men Bombed It nir Urilish I'cncli'iitc German Lines on Soiu'licz Eivcr (u of Half-Mile oi> n Two-Mile Enemy Attacks :il Other Points 011 Front Arc Atliidi French Lines. London. June llritish attacked last night soulh or Sondicy. llivi'r and entered Gorman positions on a front of more llian 2 miles, the wnr ollicc nnnouncoii. Tlic German line lonclralcil lu a depth of more llun half a mile. Heavy casualties were inllicU'd on the (icrmans. Kepulst Counler-AUacks "1 London, June Germans.niruie a. powerful coimlcv-i .illnek last nifjlit over nearly the whole length of the new front. J'hcy were repiilscd-complclchvllie British retaining all grouiul raptured. Fruitless Attacks on French Paris, June Germans made four fruitless attacks on French positions along Clieniin-Des-IX-into last night according Io the ollkiiil slaltmcnt issued by the French war ollicc today. Tlic nllacks were delivered in quick succession northeast of Ccrnv. BULLETINS PERSH1NG SEES KING.. London, Junt 9. General Per- shing was received this morning at Buckingham Palace by King George. HP. was presented Io the king by Lord Brooke, commander of the twelfth Canadian Infantry brigade. BALFOUR HOMEL London. June 9. Foreign retary Balfour arrived'1 Brit- ish port this morning on hit" re- turn from his trip to America. at -f the of the Britith .miscTon. Mr. Balrour at once departed tor .London, noon. NEW AUSTRIAN Amsterdam, June 9, London1. A Budapest despatch uyi King Charles has entrusted the forma- tion of the ntw cabinet to; Count Moritz Estertiaiy. 100 ON LIST Ottawa, June 9. The caiually list lisued at noon today, contains 100 MORE U. S. OFFICERS London, June further con- tingent of American ed at a British port today on the steamer thai brought retary ,Balfour. The officers were met by representatives of the Anv erfcan embassy. al Ghcnt- London, June -William with FJcld Marshal Von Hindcnhurg. Prince Eitel 1-Yederick and other .members of the German emperor's IV lllB.frmicliisc froill (staff wire insltlo.St. I'ctcr's slatiou n. ivlidn U was bom- ntcnlc allied airmen the other day, according to a despatch lo the Exchange Telegraph Company from the. Dutch frontier correspon- dent. The Emperor's parly was un- iiurL hut three army olficers nearby were killed, Standing of Parties is Now Liberals 28; Cons. 12; Ind. 3 BROTHER OF JOHN KILLED. .Inno was un- nlllclnlly that Wm. 1C. ncamonil, (or Ilic csAlcrn dlylfilon of Olnrn nnd Irollicr of Joliii Hcclmnml, lender of Ilic Xatlonnllals In (nrt tind been klllcil on llio battle from In I'rsntc. 4- 4 The standing of the parlies In the province today la 23 Llhtroli. W Con- servatives, 3 Independents. This la conceding Slcltltr flnrl Ctcarwalcr niitl Sturgeon, Io Ihc Ubcrftlil, nnd Slohey Plain lo the Conscrtnllfcs, Stfllkr Goei Liberal Slettlcr, Juno Priirfden, has a lead ol 62, with one small poll to hear from. (Us election IK. certain. Ills opponent was Major McMoirls, ttio only soldier candlrlalrj In Ihc provlncoi Some Big Kdmonlon, June members of the en hi net wcfc Ml relumed In Ihclr Tionic coJislItucnctca by very big mn- ]orlllc3, Following arc the approxl- male majorltlcg] lion. A. Slflon .Vermilion. Hoii, J. II, Noylc [Inn, C. W. Croae !Ion. Dinirriin Marahan (294J; Olds. Hon. C, R. Val- ley." Ilon.-Arcli. Slrl.oan Tabor. Hon. Chas. yicwnrt Scilge- wlch. Hon. W. aarlepy Ucavcr Rlv- r. N 0. Tobln, of l.crtilc, nnfl J. .IT. Montgomery, of Wctasklwln, polled majorlltcs of over encli, Tuber Riding Tnber, June returns >arc still (o come from sli irolls In tho TaVj- cr Ilclurna received morn- Ins from Sherbourne give M, and Klnj; S, Increasing McLean's rna- Jorlly flla ili.ijorlly In ikt'list eleciluii S90. Mlchener'j Mljorlty. Calgary, .tune returns from Itcil user cliow re. turned by thirty-one majority over Wclllvcr.. .Mlchcndr's majority 83 In Ihc 1013 election, pwlng to Ihroufehout District No. feeling" the Pass camps, the C. P. It. has decided not to put Inlo cffecl Inn riaylight trnln service through Uin which ivas announced- some vcnVs. ago. This service, for which he 'ijcUibrMBQ Hoard of Trade and lie'- boards, of the Iowii3 along tho 'ine; havo; been working for a long was to have gone into ctfccl summer time table. At the Irrtc Ihe nnnouncemenl wns mado, iowovpfi.il was sUlcd that the In- augnrallon (if the service depended argely. on labot1 conditions (hroiigli Ilic Pass. Tho summer lime (able will go Inlo effect on Sunday, .Time 24th, Very (cw cliariRcs will he mnflc ntfcclln June the Sen- clnnatl, nclnnall gumc hnd been GWFEAM HnlsJieri vMlerday. Mflnagcr ,McOniw of NoV -yorlt Ami Umpire Byron of the Nationr.1 Icaguo were fn n fight .it the ball park. In a slgiic Ills most courageous net. UD-: donbtedly fiad a deceive effect ou the1 success of operations." Lieut. Harrojr la n-nephew of.Rob-' ert Palleraon, former M, U A, "for. Jlaclcod, i CROPS GOOD IN NORTH Edmonton, June crops In the Edmonton good aliane, as.re London, -Jiine A new record number of prlioners captured in a ralrf Ts reported by Reuler's correiponrfenl aT British head? quarter! in The CanAdk brought back .150 prisoners Yrpm'lhe German lines couthwiitt of Lens. Other made and the Qermant'are being harried at never before. SENATOR OWENS DEAD, William Owens, died here.this; morning'after a brief ago p ;