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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 11, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta iVOLUMH ALBEHTA, MONDAY. JUNK 11. 1017 NUMBER 153 'TWO NEW CANADIAN KNIGHTS Dr. Clarke Comes Out in Strong TermS'to Toronto i Audience ROWELL AND OTHERS ALSO SUPPORT IT On Ilic Icfl Is Sir Ilobprt Falconer, president o[ tho Unlvoisily ot Toronto and on Ilio rlglit Is Sir John'Alrd, BClicral manaeer of Hie Cduadiilll Hank o[ Commerce, llolh liavo IJCCD patriotically ictlvo in Ihc'.war. Toronto. June Ontario- Liberals pro-Conscription mass meet-. lug Saiurtlay. night in Massoy Mall WHS as notable for Utose who were PII the platform not scheduled io cpcafc aa for Uiose .who dirt address the: 3.- u nu ut L11C 500 In the nudicncc. Tlicy Included. nct_ It u no-jnrmer. far useless iilaccs at home. Can- aila 13 nol in for every mau orily. but dollar too. There is "DP quea-. lion of llio DrlllEh North America act laml no ciusElluu ol the Canartlan mil- K T. Jlnlone, K. C., T. O. Anderson, A. F. P.ullcr, Dr. D. Gee. Thomns Held, J. W DcriEOugh, J01'n Klin- ter, police magistrates G. L. Deulson and Rupert Klngslord. James nyrlc, II cv Prof J O. Miller ot Ridley Col- Iccc'-N W. nowell.'K.C.. M.P.l'.; U.- Col' F. ft. Dcicou. J. F. .ilacKny. Jtoucrt McKay, Prof. GcorEc M Wrong. W. B. Bundle. J.-D. llollon, S J Mooro, Amollus Jorvis, George J. E. Atkinson, I'rof. J. C. Hoberlson, Donald McDonald, G. G. Lindsay. K.C.; Dr. J A. McDonald, Dr. Michael Clerk, M.P.; Dr. J. II. Carscaden. Dr. Clarke and Mr. Ilowcll were the princlnal speakers. Many of the others spolie for live minutes in sup- jiort ol immediate Inslltijllon of con- Ecrlptlun. There ivas also on the Itteiform a small delacliment of ca- dets from the II. 51. C. S. Nlohe. Robert McKay, K.C., Eatd lhat vol- untary recruiting did not fill the gaps of wastage In Carada alone. Some wcu bf vvealtn, be .heard, would not support conscription because It would toko their money- Those same men be If Germany succeeded, tji lake from, the hand of their Gor- man taskmaster enough lo keep'them [ronvdiiy to-day- he said, amid a roar 61 aBreemcnl. "Winning the n-ar was the motto that stood ot the' platform.-. >1efab'alh" words.- "Canada" must support' licr.uons at Uie-fioiit Several oi the spcakerB concluded llieir addresses on the Bame lino 'as lalavcr. 'It Is a uuostlon on whlcli I lavn made up mymind. In doing Ihls may have to taho a dUfereut side roiri a revered and honored leader. That will be rrBrellcd by me on puro- y personal grounds. Cut.Sir Wilfrid -aurier shall follow his'own convlc- lon, aud neither he, nor'acyoDo else, slioll keep mliie. FEVERS KILL Sets Foilh Aims of United Slates In Plain Terms lo Russia Officer Attempts to Slop Huge Meeting, and is Fatally Injured Ilobl. McKay, K.C. hale, to he- lleve'that there Is.a Canadian whp will not support' conscription, because ho is afrnld that Ills wcallli will be tak- en. Is all sacrifice eolng to bo In vain." (No.) "Are wo Koing to have written ncrosa Ihls Elorlons of Canadian history Iho words 'Failuro at the conclusion.' "To the man who values hia coun- try's honor, H' In extremely sitniilc as to what Is our duty In regard to the man-power of Iho said Dr. lllchnel Clark. "Tho premier prom- ised he would, send a minimum, of men to France- It seems to Dublin, June 11. via Inspector Mills was Injured fHlRlly lus nlsht while preventing the holding r> a meeting called to protest'ngalnsl Lht Imprisonment, of the Irish rehcla, and dlctiToday. Several Sin Fclncra were arrested. Lieu (.-General Mahon, commander o Ihe BrKisk forces iu'Ireland, had Tor tils orders, gathered op- Hall. Count Plurikett a Sinn was arreste In coDiicctioii with the revolt of-las year and other equally'defiant nicm bora of the Sinn Fein 'attended th meeting wiLli the intcnttoa of speak inf. A NEW PICTUKE OF MKS. LLOYD UKOUGE Will lie 101 Representatives King (b Approve of Chairrni.n Washington. June 10. President in a communication io (ho new government of Russia, has made plain .he war aims or Iho United Slates ind its position "of no annexations, no indemnities-" territory must rliangc hands except- for the iiurposc ol securing for London, June llcdmond, Nationalist leader, be invited to nominate 'five- members of (lie Irish convention. Premier Lloyd-Gearec lodav In the House of Commons. Sir Georfic Lcnsdale also will be Invited to nominate five mem- bers, the Premier added, anil William 0'Uricii two There would be ten Irish representative peers, five members of the 'Irish Unionist alliance five Sinn Fciiiers' 'and 15 inembera uoininated by .the Eovenimeut- The premier said government would prefer ttal the.- convention, which ould be composed of 101 reitrcscnla- ves, nominate Lbe chslriuaD and sub- It his name to the king. The premter'aald government ad invited" each county council and acli borough coincll to seod Its chair man as dclcgaleilb (be Irish CODY en- ion. Urban councils had been Invit- d lo send two representatives. The hurt-lies, lie would be represent d by' tour Catholic bishops, the trim ale and archbishops of Dublin, 'Hie' Trolestant religion ind by Dr John Irwfn, moderator ol he Preshylerlon assembly. In addi- lon the chambers of commerce o[ Jublln, Belfast, and Cork would be represented and there ivould be five representatives' of Iilsli labor inter Count Plunkelt and four others were arrested.' taUnt'these men lo jail Inspector Miiis was struck with a slick or a stone and.knocked down. .He died In a hospital early this morning. Ills ?ssajlanl has not lieen arrested. Will Get Thll Seat London, June dispatch from Dublin inlimatcs the probability that the parliament representation for East .hose who Inhabit it a fair chance of ,lfc and liberty." says the communica- tion. 'No Indemnities must be Insisted up on, except lliose lhat constitute pay- ment for manifest wrong done. No readjustments of power must DC made, except suc-h as will lend lo Ee cure the future peace o'C the world and the future welfare nnd happiness of its people." 'In unnils I alcalde terms, rrcaidcn declared agnlnEl, Germany's pfofiosar lo, restore lliii "stitus'qub' before. Hie war- "II was the status quo ante out o wliich till3 Intquilous war_ issued ho says, "Lhe power of the Im perial German government within Lli empire, and Its widespread dorninior and influence outside of that cmplro- That status must be altered ii such fashion as to prevent any sucl lldCOUS Ihing liannnnln; again. Britain Great Britain has me that the national honor o[ the Clare, made vacant throilgh the 'death country'ft wrapped" up In lhat fact, of William Redmond, brother of .John We have got to get the men soine- liow. "Tho conscription I believe In, is Hie organization -and ntoblllzatlon of everything, .of. manpower, material jioiv'cr and, power'in Do- minion of Canada. None of us wants to think of our' grandchildren, or great reading 100 years from now that Canada was 'iho first of Lbc allies'ID quit. Of course lliat would not in history for wo are not going There aro Etrong reasons for HID. govern- ment Inking this, action nt ihls lime. There' 13 a great reason for ua re- doubling, our efforts. A certain am- ount of to the war meas- ures Is appearing In all belligerent countries. Hence your socialists nnd pacifists, more hearing than at any other llmc.% Tho danger ,Js lliat It might conceivably lead, not to but .to premature peace, which In my mind, would be Juat ns and filial ns defeat. For Canada it would mean renewal of the .war menace and competition In mili- tary armament, letting our descend- Rn.lg.faco another war. Is men or women" In Canada who woisld 'he responsibility for hand ins down the bloody'hcrllRgc of war." Dr. Clarke declared Jhnl Cnnnda must raise men to face the Ignominy 4i Mm vine the gaps In her ranks filled by Americans, "We liavo seen the rgy with whlcli the United Slates 'entered tlie lie an til. "but is that to delcr .119 from continuing- lo prosecute that war? ll ChouUl encourage us In our work." Ho referred lo the Institutionofcom- pulalon In the Stales. "It Is Ilio only radical way of doing he salrf. "1 have never scon anyone nblo In war lime lo glvo-a reasonable ar- gument against conacriplfoti. By wliat roeslblo reason can you defend n system which allows one man who hfla three sons at tTio front watch his neighbor with twice ITio number aL Jionic hca'pfns up money from auf- forlnps of olnefH? "1 do not believe organized labor Is opposed. Somo of (lie beat rncmncra of organised, labor of Canada HFC In France oV. biif Jed In l.bc- llov'6 II h foul slatjder, 1 question If you wjll find a rCBpcnalbk) leader of labor who will take opposite tides In tho iarfiunionl I am pulling If coliscrlpllon la thoroughly explained to-him. Conscription of man Is Iho fTflctlca! Kfiy. Hut Iho tyelcnl of BclcctlvO draff, which I eri- lll sec fit-to.rclaln men In Redmond, Mill fall Info hands of the Sinn Felners. Mrv Redmond was rcccnUy killed while sen-jng wltli the Irisli forces on the French front. csia. British Still Advancing London. June" Brrtth have additional ad- aued by the war office thhs mom- Ing. sent a note in reply to the 1al; ler's request for a statement of the British war aims. The note, although nol yet made public. Is stated to. be in general agreement with President '-Wil- son's note to Russia. In Enforcing Conscription Says j London Times, Which Not Condemn Objectors The wife of England's near-Die.alor Is here shown selling a'.ianip lo an nzac soldier. The lamp device sold In honor uf Florence .XtaSlInK nd tlio fiiDds ratBcc! were for the London UniL ot the Scottish" Wonlen's ospllal. London. June A. oriallj- The Times today says: "So1 rar Canada has maintained party gov- ernment, but there loo, the day of larty fioiernmenl clearly has ptssed. lilb ne-.v phase In Canadian politics ia he direct result ol the Imperial war cabinet. Compulsion Is no light llilns or Canada to undcrtalic. Tfae entry of Ihe Unlled States Into the war his made It easier, but still the rait is GOVf.BUTSEtNY Nationalist Member of Borden's Cabinet Cannot Swallow S Conscription Resume the Offensie Rome, via. London, June The Itallant have returned the oT- fenaive. Today'a official ment they Monte Ortogera, east of Un.' dice and carried the AngeLlo Paaa. LAURIER'S RESIGNATION WOULD NOT SOLVE IT beset with pitfalls. A genuine Ottawa, June 10. Hon. E. audc, secrelary of Elate In thcT3orden governmeul, has resigned and his re-j signation has hccn accepted by Sir Hobcrt Bordcn. Just when resignation was place binds of the premier Is not definitely Milch Land IB. but 51 was probably on Satur- day afternoon. When the. cabinet coun- cil brofce up early in the afternoon, Sir Hoberl.was a'sked as to the truth of a report -that the French-Canadian members of the cabinet had resigned and he said that there was nothing in Ottawa, June Is slated 111; Ifon; P. E. Blondln, postmaster-gener- will return'to the capital lo admin- ister the post office department arid to be'hcting secretary of alate, pending successor to has resign- do a real benefit to Southern Alberta, jtbey will raise the wild1, lands It Is understood that a few hours and make It prohibitive'for lat-r Mr. Palcnaude's letter of resie- lo longer hold raw.lands'out of ;he said a land man lo Ihe Herald this morpinj: "We are selling a lot of... land" to actual he continued, speculators who bought.' :land some years ago are holding it- so high IKat land seekers in many cases-are find- dlf- :erencc of opinion is Inevitable. People In tills country will do well- Jo avoid jumping at rash conclusions auout the Motives of the Ubenls who arc resisting compulsion. It fatal- ly easy to talk aa though thh opposi- tion were nothing but the opposition ol Hie Frencli people o( Quebec. There are others who cllnr; to their traditions and have rooted objections to compulsion which they hire never hesitated to proclaim and Justify on- grounds they uelieve to entirely consilient with real devotion to their, British connections. 11 Is not easy ior us lo see eye-to-eye with them, bul at least we can'abstain from rash venroacheB which must necessarily-! ignore their viewpoint. "That this viewpoint is not Igaohla Is shown by the lact that It Is shared) by Sir Wilfrid I.aurier and many of his mast distinguished followers. N'CEdless to say we have little sym- pathy wllh these views, which we oe- lieve to he profoundly mistaken. Evidently Sir Robert BordeB has decided lo do wliat lie thinks Is neces- sary abide by the results. There sign.that his resolution will be supported by the solid majority ol Cananiari peoP'e-" SC, Thli ia No SoluBon. June ill.-MC. Ai Westminiler'Gazetto. referriilg the nimors of Sir Wilfrid's resignillon, says: "H cannot be considered ,a It t'.ie Sifton government .wants to of the present tangle, since WILD UliWt Held at Iho appointment, of a Et. L. Paicnaude, Senator L. G. DcVcner, yho was with (ho 101st fhUtallon tinlll-ft; was (Its- handed, has gone the University of Toronto Training Corps and will very soon be drafted into a British regiment- This'corps, is jied by the British army alterns. Ll. sailed over- week ago, alongwjt..... Canadians. J. J, TMcDonncll, who lias been "first Irick" 'dispatcher for the. Ilelbbrldfic division ever since tlic division was. created over iwo years ago, leaves to- day for Snsfcaloon where he lias been made chief 3Jr.. McDon- nell has Ijccoma well known among Ihe'young people of Lcihurlilge dur- ing Ms Eojoiirn In the city and (hey will be sorry to sec him go, but they will congratulate him on his promot- ion, lie is well known throughout Southern Alberta, having been connec- willi tlic Crow division for twelve ed. -Mr. BloricHn. is now on military leave oE absence, bul as conscription has been-decided upon aa a govern- ment 'measure there Is no necessity of hla continuing his recruiting cam lalgnMn Quebec, If a successor lo Ar. Pattnaude ia appointed the choice may fall unou Senator Beaubein, of Montreal. torly olher young years, flic successor here has not yet Ibecn namcil. Final Figtires in the Elections Give Uberals Majority of 17 nation, was senl lo'- the office the prinie'iQiolster and it ivas [nunedTale- accepted. H hag known .since (lie announcement of the government's intention >to introduce conscription that Mr. Paleiiaude lias been vigorous- ly opposed to it ancMhat he had, on a number ot that he would in all probability drop out ot the government. It h unclersloou ILat tbe reasons given liy bim to the prime minister for his acljon .were that ]ic considered his present position unlen- able In view ot the.oppbsitfon to.con- scription In proVlnco ol Quebec. Sevlgny to Stay Quebec. June Albert Sc- vignV, mnlslcr of Inland revenue, de- lared here today that he intends to emain in the Horden government undoubtedly represente very influential opinion-Ji.en- titlefl to respect, apart altogether [torn His rotes il. conminds." The same paper announced that Dr. Mlcb-J aet Clark lonf been marked out as the probable successor to Sir Wil- frid as trie leader o[ tie JJberll party in Canada. V; SIR WM, MicDONALD DEAD Montreal, June 10. Sir William Christopher MocDonald, chancellor ot McGlll university, director of the Bant and tho Royal Trust com- nnd creator and head of the Mdcdonalrt Tobacco comnany, riled Sat- urday afternoon iii his S6th year, alter niorc than three years' illness: During the Insl'slx months he had kept lo his Edmonton, Jimo the final of the parties' a reauil irf .he election, beyond a doubt nn estl-. male can be arrived, at tho Ineup In the next legislature. In a.d- llllon lo the candidates elected on" Thursday, tliero-are 11 soldiers' seats wlilcn-wlll add six to the Liberal nnd fire lo Ihe Consc'rvatlvo totals. Then .here nre Iho two deferred n Athabasca and 1'eace River. These will In all probability go Mbcrtl. Tho two represenlillve.1 to he elect- id for the soldiers nl the' front may be classed as Independents. .The.com- lilexlon of-Iho next legislature .will therefore ho: 35 Conservallves Soldier members IS 3 Tolal Final returns from, the .d cl'lhe prorlnco loil maXcs the elandlng ot.the'pnrtles n result 6( Thursday's .'electloni, >3 follows: Conservalkoj Independents 27 13" Complele returns frort Fled Djer tliu zvAl tu'Kiitram Mlchcner, af- cr he had conceded that he de- eated. Ills majority Is 22. Kinal" ilgurcs todny uul LacrSlc. Anno In Liberal column after Iho ilcctlon of Russell Ilarkcr, Conscrva- Ivo, had been conceded since Friday. rite LlhcraJ, Italph llarkcr, has n. ma- orlty or one, Iho returning BII- nouncod this afternoon. Olelchen'Is now decided for the Conservative. T. DaUs. Tho figures aro: Davis 7JO, McArthur 702, J.ecdy 2SO. J LITTLE BOW Carmangay, June all polls from J. McNaughlon'a majority Is 565' ovel' II. Thomas. 'Only 1037 votes vero' polled, the totals being SD1 und 230. Kcrni poll gave 29 f.tralght voles to McKanglilon Snnny Oleri gave 0 straight CARDSTON Cardslon, Juno nil poll! heard from Martin Woolf hns lly-of 233. Tho-totals aro 970 for Woolf und 737 for Smith. poll, Ihe last lo be heard from, gave a majority of for Smith. -i BULLETINS AMERICANS IN FRANCE. June flrtt "n- tlngeht of AmeHcAn -of Major-Central PBrshjna'i staff arrived here morning. NORTHCLIFF A.RPJVES. An-Atlantic Port, 'Junt Lord Norlhcllff, on in errand to America io coordinate the BrU-y Ijfr here eommercfai repreientatlve of the Britith 'Government arrived irt .Ihe.'VJnit- ed SUtej today on an.American Ing heller buy proved land than lo Ret -the.; virgin prairie- Speculators are pulling a price of ?30, 135 to f4Q and in cases even higher, on absolutely raw and. In many cases the farmers Hv- ng on the next sectian-want to buy but they do not feel like paying hose prices. These speculators' prices are doing a lot to retard, de- elopment In Southern Alberta. >lapy Americans, especially' are coming in hut refuse to look Bt raw land at prices which would be Rood prices for improved, Improved land fn the N'oblei'ord dfs- rict has sold as high per acre llils spring. Y.V: DEAD IN BOJTE Amsterdam, via. 'Loud on, -June 11- The Berlin reporls lhat Its Issue was suppressed tor publishing a report .hat a peace deputation from L'no A Irian had arrived nl PctroR The report WAS taVen from Petrngrail to the Kngl'sh ncwppap fy SPANISH CABINET RESIGNS: June Garuie Piieto lias tendered to. the king the resignation of (he cabinet. Heavy Rains Over the South Gve Great Impetus to Crops Anyy doubt as ouClook for a >lg Southern Albcrla In 1917 been practically nil wiped CAPTURED GENERAL Parii, June It reported from In .Northern France, that amenf the German pritonerf WhjJ paued through 'thai town yeileifajr wai a fen- eral, It cald to have been captured tingle handed by told-, MARKETS Spot whtll trick when October wh.it track aiU MO OcitWr Hlfli Ijowfl....... WEATHER cool, with spring ivlicat cspcciallv Ja well rooted and well slaoleil, nn'd-wUh a conllnu- of present weather Ihe fine rain ..which lias fallen tliern [3 no reason why Southern Alj Dutte. Mont.. June latest figures made public by Ihe .coroner( :oday accounts for C3 era who have been' Irap.Ted la the Siwculalor shaft ot the- North Butte Mining company by fire Friday, night, as being 53 of (heni; identified.bnincn. The rain has .not been general In the Manyhcrrlcs and I'akowkl dlatrlclB as yet. At Bow Isl: and, where rain was beginning lo be needed, there was hcary rain (or four hoiira.ilnring the night and ngaln fhfs'monimg Iherc ,werc heavy show: era. North and' west, of the city (here has been' ralK In abundance, tjlATM- hrjlm rcporlln'r a Iwelre hour stendy downpour night. Crops Ihrbughoui'tke.ftovlb are look- lot flne, ind.irc! repofinJ In moil rlls- trlcls 'ito beiaa .'far> adrftnccd ca tliey year. The' s io eaa .ar> arftn kt Ihll list berla ahoiild not again set the lead in Western Canada crops. Hay, which illd not yield as hcary. as usual last year, Is making a fine stand. There will he no lack of hay ami al-' fnlfn In Ihl3 .llstrlcl. The rains of the past week'ihave ROlvccl the of Ili'c new settlerj who are breaking sod. -.Up till a week ago. the sod was rather- ,dry, for. good breaking. .This trouble'hia overcome, however, and Itiout'ands of acres of new land will be brought under cultivation this year. In S.ik. in< Mahrfefca Wlijnlpeg.'June The wea" Iher report ItxlPij shown, .thai unbstan. (lal .falls of nln w.erA dvrlnf the lut 24 hours In ieiltierii Arherta and practically ill .Of j owan and Manitoba. record Ii when" the seepage of held, by Ihimboldt, Incbei of nJn ire rejtffred to. hare fallen'.-" Further (howerii for tbr4e are. have proved already of morbMn Bt lo the npei Ms flntllr' made Ihelr" temporary 6f M o longer During the rush the men lout DusEin, and It ts felt to be ilmort _i; certain thai the boy bar perished. KINO SENDS June D, '2 WH ofvj 'Iclilly announced today that King George haa sent to Held Marehal Sir; Douglas Fills, conilnlnder-lD-Clilef ot' Ihe Britlnh forces in awl-BeU-: gl'jm. Ihe followlig message: "Wo rejoice that, thinks'to' thorough prepanllon and iplfCdM co- all arms, foe InportMrt; Messlnes ridge, which had been icene of. maiy memorable In our 'Tell General ttt Second Array .how iirtjm4 we 'fcre achleveiient by .whfch Ii hoVri the intmjf'ftidrirea ot strongly entrenched poittMi -wxia ha< beeiokeJd by iln i half ;