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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 14, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta LE Uetsdd JUNE 1918 NUMBER 156 AT AN END NOW Troops in England Grow Gardens and Improve Sur roundings While in Training EATS SOME SPUDS GROWN BY CANADIAN BOYS June preparing lor their entry Into the area of bay onets and hand grenades in Canadian soldiers In England are fighting the Germans with spade and The militia department has received a statement from the over eeas authorities dealing with the ef forts of the Canadian troops to aid in the great campaign for increased food production in the British This statement estimates that there arc acres nowunder cultivation by Canadian forces in seventy two of which are being tilled by the which produce flowering for the benefit of the The scheme provides that each unit should run Its own They wer iven permission to draw working cl al from their regi mental canteen funds it there were no money was advanced them by the authorities in There is no expense to the Canadian as these advances are all repaid when the crop is The main crops Tuch as potatoes and carrots to the army and navy canteen board which in turn sells them to the quartermaster gen erals department for Issue to the The profits go to the agri cultural lund of the unit for future operations or to the regimental Grave Fuel Situation June fretting In the hearti of Western eltlet and famil ies deserting their fiouses to andhuddle In quarters with those who happened U have a little closed of fice buildings and even and possible of pneu monia and influsnia are fore shadowed in a statement Issued this morning by the Canadian Railway War This board cannot polilbly ex aggerate the gravity of the west ern said Secretary only the serious ness of the situation prompts the board to Issue what may be term ed an alarming The movement of coal from the west ern Canadian mines to the con sumers in the west must and increase at if the people of the prairies are to have means of keeping warm next This is the very highest authority for stating that they cannot and should fiot rely for one moment on the hope of obtaining supply of anthracite coal from the BULKTINS NEWSPRS BEACON FIRESOFPAIliISM High Note Struck in Presidents Address at Canadian Press Convention In connection with their al the Canadians slitt ing out trees along the Future generations of English people will point to these trees as relics of the time when theCanadians came over to do their part for the salva tion of the The men take keen interest in the During the stay of His the at the Royal vegetables were supplied to the table from tho area cultivated by tho soldiers in the They were of the finest duality and His Majesty expressed appreciation in a letter of thanks to General June Members of the Canadian PreSs Incor are in session at the sixtieth of the organization at he King Edward Yesterday vas the first day the organization met and will Woods ot ihe Calgary president of occupied he chair jSt yesfisrfltty Trtotrithff r sear Woods Iff his presidential ad impjeased upon the meeting the For Our Sailors Already acknowledged and Moodie Thte subscriptions to the sailors fund of the Alexander Gait Chap ter of the through the columns of the Herald have pass ed the It is the hope that before the fund is closed the mark will have been pass This is a special appeal on behalf of the sailors of the mer chant marine and and their Every one should contribute Sand your donation to The care sail ers Relief m THE Are Feeling in Much Different Mood Peace Talk HAVE SOME VERY 1 RIDICULOUS DEMANDS TO MAKE ON ALLIES June Ad miralty per Wireless the strength of the military situa tion In the German mili tarist journals apparently have been Inspired to put forward new German peace terms of the most aggressive There is not much talk now of peace without indemnities and On the there is to be the severest punishment for all Ger manys according to these The Kreuse Zeitung says that as regards Great Germany will require the reduction of the British navy to a maritime police the cession to an interna tional council of Aden and Singapore guarantees against economic measures against German trade and provision for the supply to Germany of raw ma terials under the most favored nation terms and the restoration of all conquered German colon In return for these cessions Germany would be prepared to retire from taking the Congo state in her The Kreure Zeitung says it thinks on the whole a modest meaning of the word Beacon Woods said the newspapers to day were as beacon leaving no hollows in Canada filled with the sha dows of doubt or fear or We have done our best in the last year to strengthen the hands of the he said To observe the restrictions of a voluntary censor to modify as far the acerbities of to unify the spirit of our people and to promote the success of all movements for the wel fare of our men at the front and pur citizens at After paying tribute to the work of John secretary and general manager of the Woods referred to the part in Ahe Victory Loan campaign which was un dertaken voluntarily by the press and INITALIAN Pe ruvian through Its military forcfevjias taken sion of the GeifW ships internet at DRAIN afijYDER The first chamber of thf Jutch parliament today passed Without division the bill for damming and draining the Zuyder FORD WILL Ford announced here last night that at of President Wilson he to become a for United States senator for if the nom ination offered BUY WOOL is an nounced that Imperial gov ernment has purchased the whole of the Australian wool clip for the period of the war and for one year a dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph Com pany from X police raided a work mens club Irt York Street last night and arrested thirty or for ty of the 100 persons A large and threatening crowd in ihe streets daring the raid was dispersed by the police who used their ARE June of Alsace and Lorraine to the num ber of who are fighting for France have been denationalized by the German authorities accord ing to a report received here from A majority of these are members of wealthy families who refused the German preferring to lose their for r BIG ELEVATOR BURNS large frame near owned by theiClevelWid Grain wss destroyed by thia with The origin of the fire has not been Available esti mates placed the contents of the structure at about three hundred thousand bushels of corn and Germans Halted in Drive for Paris Enemy Losses Have Been Appalling Party Surrenders Under Flag of Truce BATTLES INI Three Hun Planes Downed in Spirited Fight Near Front Lines Latest German Offensive Has Been Brought Completely to Halt Now CROWN PRINCE IS STILL KEEPING UP HIS FRUITLESS ATTACKS une With the American Army June German air planes were destroyed and another ap parently was driven down out of con trol by American aviators on the Toul front Three American fighting airplanes attacked a German patrol The German machine tied toward Mihiel with the Americans in pursuit and then behind the German lines at where the enemy machine waH brought The other Germans were accounted for in a fight with a German albatross ircus of two machines when three American fighting airplanes went to the aid of two photographing air planes under attack by the The battle took place over north of One Ger man machine was shot down in flames while the other Is believed to have heen 1 10 POPE Lord Stanmore Corrects Wrong REVIVE AGAINST GOVl Seaplanes Ascertain Naval Raid Did Damage a Mile Square Is Austrian Drive Coming June Ian forces yesterday launched an attack against the Italian lines on Cady Summit and the Monticello the Italian War Office an nounced The attack was by the i BRING LANDS INTO THEY URGE June the fina session of the EaBtern association o Baptist which is holding it annual convention were passed urging members of Hap list churches to bring pressure t bear on provincial and federa governments to consider taxing o land values so as to prevent them be ing held out of Another resolu tlon adopted was that steps should lie taken to securo a school attendance throughout tho province of Quu said that a similar campaign may be necessary in the coming He spoke of the of stress In which the ountry is living andof the Import nee of the press in moulding pulic In the afternoon different sec trian ions met when business of interest nly to those sections were transact d and Edmonton Jennings of the Edmonton Journal has been elected chairman of the daily section and Chev of Le chairman of the Ontario and Quebec Juno seaplanes have visited the sceno of tho action on Monday when two Aistrlui battle were torpedoed Italian torpedo boats and have fouiiil wreck age a mile ten miles north of where the attack took having been carried there by the Many dead sailors were seen in the The seaplanes also the har bor of Pola and ascertained that there Ontario ByeElection Charges Made Into and is only one Austrian dreadnought As there is no other dread naught afloat anywhere in the Adri Commander Rizzo and his com panions in Mondays exploit feel sat isfied that they sank both the Aus Ask Workers Registration Day Here IN BRITISH June ques tion of a second cab inet in Great Britain to deal with purely domestic and re lieve the war cabinet from the pressure of that work will be brought before both of parliament next The sub ject has been discussed In the press recently and it been fu mored that the government has decided on two one do mastic and the other At least 200 workers are needed in Lethbridse for roRistration June to aid the officials in handling the und the Sir Aluxandei Gait chanter of the is ondeav orlng to secure those workers from among volunteer Women workers Thus far only 24 have responded to the In order to make it more con venient for women to aid thrs uios important war the polling hours which are from 7 to 10 wll be divided into three morning till afternoon till 6 and evening LadieR who can engage in this worl urn asked phono and to utata which shift they are to work Subs Again on Coast An Atlantic Juris Ships ready to sail from here last nloht and today were turned back on reports that a submarine was operatingeighteen miles off the Virginia An American steamer from Wes Indian ports arriving here today report that on off Cape the vessel picked up a wireless call for help from a ship between her and the shore the message was be ing shelled by submar The fate of the vessel was not The last ship defin itely known to have fallen vic tim to German submarines in Am erican was sunk on June the day If the Kesmun has been destroy1 this is the largest steamship yet sunk during the Uboat war fare on this side of the The Keemun owrwd by the China Mutual Navigation Company of was built in Belfast in It was considered probable she carried a number of passen CLARESHOLM MAN Clares is in thi casualties to day as PariiV June Ottawa ine operation have lessened greatly in this western and cen tral English channel since the blockading of Zeebrugge and Os The number of submarines operating has also appreciably diminished owing t9 the severe losses in recent June There was lively time at a meeting of the bast York Liberals last night when a committee was appointed for the pur pose of selecting a candidate to op pose George the new minister of in byeelectioi of August The Union govewimen and the Hearst government was ds nounced by leader o the Ontario uncompii mentary things were said about Hoi N Rowell and Preston the chief scrutineer and representativ overseas of Sir Wilfrid Laurier dur ing the last Federal and re peated his charges of wrongful voting He declared that thirty thousand Cai adlan soldiers perjured themselve and were driven to perjury by com manding the latter including brigadier generals and He declared further that an entire battalion that was enlisted in Ontario was compelled to go to the pollsx and swear that they were not bum and had never resided in Mark Jredin of declared he voted or Union government because a vote or Laitrler would mean no more re nforcemeuts for the Canadian ALLARESAFE New June At soclated Press carries the follow ing as a bulletin June Cunard Line steamship with wwnt ashore near Rose Blanche off the southwest coaat of Newfoundland early today and re ports to government authorities indicated that she was breaking There were nine passengers aboard and all were taken off safely with the LOSS OF WEEK June cas ualties reported in the week end Ing today totalled officers and Of thia number The casualties were divided as follows kill etf or died of 231 wounded or mis 899 WILSON URGES WOMAN SUFFRAGE June dent WHson has again thrown the weight of his influence for the Federal suffrage amend The president read a re has sent to the French Un ion of Woman Suffrage who ask ed him the principle of wpman In it he The services of women during thia crisis of the worlds have most sig ngl usefulness and distinction June Associated important at tended by Prince Field Marehal Yamagata and Premier General the minister of war and was held in the general staff fice joint conference of the field marshals and the ad mirals has been summoned for June Increase Forces June dispatch to the Times trow Tokip Quotes mil itary correspondent of the fioklo newiipaper Aaahl as saying that the hufiiness considered by the council atMhe general staff office on June waa the abolition of the brigade sys tern for the the adoption of a corps system similar to tbe German the increase of the army to 26 iorpa of two divisions with eacl division containing three regiments AltovatUms are also contemplated in the tbe correspondent A June report on the operations of the Canadian Forestry Corps received by the mili tia department states that one com pany in Prance lias made a record production of sawu In teu hours sawiuB they turned out a total of J66 000 hoard or M2 tons of twoinch and three inch square edged butted sawu June result of the German effort after Iive daye of fighting is described inelegantly aptly by a gen eral who has Just arrived from the aa follows The Germans got a skin Military commentators here are unanimous in reporting one more German The enemy has won a strip of territory not with out but has sacrificed for it precious divisions without at any point attaining his objective and without bringing him any nearer a decisive Such is also the opinion of Henri Bidou and Colonel De who would be tho last persons to hail a victory pre RITISH REPULSED ERMAN June strong en emy party this morning attacked one of the posts recently estab lished by the British southwest of on the Flanders the war office The attack wos completely The Germans left some prison ers in the hands of the Activity by the German in the region of to the east of as well as iu the Scarce east ot is y FIGHTING HAS i DIED June on front of the has died there being only locaT fighting last to the statement issued by the war office Between the forest of Vtllers Cotterets and Chateau which includes the sector held by American troops there was arr tUlery fighting during the A German attack near west of the was completely broken CROWN PRINCE CONTINUES June German crown prince continues his des perate attempt to overcome the difficult forest regions barring his way into the Oise and although by heavy fighting he gets a little nearer to his progress is very Thurs reports are considered sat The enemy has pro gressed about a mile on a northeast of Vlllers but the French troops are showing such determination and courage in counter attacks that although reports from Paris Intimate it may be necessary to give further ground In face superior there exists a spirit of quiet confidence and trust in General Fochs prudent handling of the The battle is regarded here as a contestbetween opposing re It is known that the crown prince has betm compelled to slightly upon reserves of Crown Prince Rupprecht or as some of Rupprechts own men Have been identified among the twenty Jivslons tho Germans have employed since June The enemy losses have heen far heavier after five days of bitter fighting during which he only advanced about six miles than during any previous engage ments on the The view of military experts aim is that the enemys main at tack has not yet been delivered FIVE DAYS SUFFICED TO STOP OFFENSIVE With the Army In June Five days suf ficed to stay the German offensive between Mont Dldier and Noyon whose objective was Despite long preparations the Ger mans were unable to overcome French resistance and brilliant counter attacks by troops took back everything importance tell lutq the hands of the eneiny during tUe first rush with large massea of The Germans certainly gained some little ground but their design failed iu Us great Today there as ful German attack weal of tbe Oise but the battle front else where in this region was This may be a sign that the en emy has renounced further efforts in this direction and etart Troops who participated iu the da well as Impression With Regard to Popes Peace Note Tune Reuters Ottawa Lord replying to question in the house of lords yes terday said that there was evidently some idea that the government had been wanting in respect and courtesy in the matter of the Popes note on Notling could have been further from thp thoughts of the he The note was received early in und a few days a reply was sent to the effect that the government had received the propos als of his holiness with the most sin cere appreciation of the intentions which animated A few days later President Wilson sent detailed answer to the The British he associated itself with this answer and was decided that there was nothing they could usefully add to This was made public at the Regarding the clause in the secret treaty with Russia and excluding the Pope from being repre sented at the peace Lord Stanmore declared that that was a perfectly reasonable course to Pope was in the same position the sovereign of a neutral whoso representative would in no be admitted to the peace without the general consent of all tKe London June solicitorgeneral for replying to a question in the house ot com mons said that since Oc about forty thousand rnen nan left Ireland for munition work in Great Britain and more than two had joined the Allowing for the Increased number of men required for agriculture in the recruits asked for inViscount Frenchs ho declared would represent an equitable contribution from BRITISH STEAMER ATTACKED BY SUB An Atlantic June British steamer arriving here to day reported that she received wireless messages from the Bri tish steamer Keemun last night that she waa being attacked by a German Two hours later word was received from the vessel that she was The a vessel of said she was off the Virgin ia She was last reported as leaving SWEDISH STEAMER SUNK WITHOUT WARNING June Swedish steamship Dora of tona has been sunk without presumably by a man accordlngvto a dis patch from Copenhagen to the Exchange Telegraph Nine of the veiteli crew were unanimous in declaring that thft German losses throughout the five days were The French now occupy a much better line tor resistance along tula front than before the having straightened out a danger ous French left wing continues to threaten the German Both the staff and the troops are full of confid ence that they will be able cope with any further German Huns Surrendered June party of fifty Germans among the troops who at tacked the Americana northwest of Chateau Thierry on rendered under a flag of re ports the correspondent of the Daily Mull with the American forces fo All the German attacks fall ed und left behind them dead and ;