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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 15, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XI. LCTMBRiDOE, ALBERTA. SATURDAY, JUNE 15. 1918 NUMBER l-j? ALLIES FOR NEXT BLOW OR.IAimN TO BLXXX HUNS IN SIBERIA increasing Pressure Upon Japanese To Interfere In Siberia 31bei-ia Is Full of Armed Ger-(nan Troops and ihe Menace Is Growing Daily FEAR HUNS WILL TAKE POSSESSION . SIBERIAN RAILWAY Tokio, Juno 15,-The Rntente RovenimoiitB ot Kurope aro brliiK-iiiRlhcrcaBing tiinuonco to bear lo intiiico Japiin to Intervene In Ilua- , sin. AnionK (he several officers who have anived In Tokio to consult widi the soneral staff is Slajor Plcliou, who was head oC the l''roncli military mission to Russia and whose recall wan demanded by the Bolshevlki. Major I'ichon Is^strlvluK tor intervention In Siberia as a military ncteaslly \yith the same energy that be op-posed Haunmnla's ontrancc into ' the war as an ill-adviaed step. ^ JIajor Hichon formerly was military attache at Bucharest. Apparently Japan is divUlert on the cmostion o� Intervonticm, but tiio army is undergoini; severo training. Hoginients I'refiuently are heard tramping the streets of Tokio at nIglU on their rottiru. from long marches and manoeuvres. The jlartisans ot Intervention arp finding support from,A. I. Konovalott. formerly minister or trade and Industry in the Hus-� lau' proyUlonal government, and . Gspeclaliy frot^ Julos , Destree, whb Wflh appdifhted Belgian minis- f fetrogl-ttd in August, 1917. M. uestroe, who is a Socialist, arrived in .Japan after seeking to return to Burope across Kinland. He suffered great hardship in his journey and llyed for 75 days in a ^- railroad car. Must Liberate Russians "11 fs urgently Imperative in the defense of the intereats of the Kuteute that tlier^ shall be a lib-oration of the ' Kusslan people from German domination," M." Destree declared. "The trans-Siberian railroad is the only remaining communication with the oulsido world and Ihls could be destroyed at any time by the German prisoners, of whom there are twenty thousand under arms in Siberia. I saw ai'med Germans at every. station ostensibly allies of the Bolshevikl. The destruction of the trans-Siberian railroad would mean the complete abandonment oi Russia to ,he Teutons. R SSUE New I|Iethod of Saving Money To Be Presented To People Ottawa, June 15.-War savings stamps will It Is understood bo Issued by the government, althougli they may not bo on sale for some time. Such stamps are Issued in the United StaloSi where thoy have proved a great success. The stamps'are pur-cjiUFnlile for smaller coln.s and ar^ stuck In books. Thoy nra redeemable eventually at ratou which return u ' profit to the purchaser. �. When the �stamps are Issued, Can-nda wjll have three method.^ by wlilch her people -can lend their money to ' thd govoniment. There will hi; tho coming wur .bonds. In ?oO and $100 units, war savings certlficnto-i for smallor aiiiounts, purcluisoablo at banks ond posit offices and the war stamps, Sir Herbert Ames, M. P., will, it la reported,' have charge of arrangements for the ts,sno of the stamps.' � >/> * : : ; ; ? been repatriated. Lletit. Pry-; er was well known libro as pub-: Usher of the Labor Bulletin ? and In other. circles of iiusl-��> noss, Ho was foi' some yoar.i S" a raonjbor of. the mounted po- ; ed June 11. During Juim 0 and 10,. liavlng occupied Samara, they advanced rapidly toward Oufan. On tho Siberian railroad from Tch-61lablnsk to Omslt (a dlstanjip of 1,250 nilioa) all the towns-are in the hands ot the Czocho-Slavoks. FORBIDPOSSESIN OF 3,0(50,000 Under Arms U. S. Soon Washington, June 15.-Three million Americans will be under arms by next August 1, the senate military committee was tflld today by Provost Marshal Crowder. Large Quantities Will Soon Available There For J^itain Be London, June !,"..-(Via Routers Ottawa Agency.) -The announcement that large nuantiiies ot petroleum will soon be available In Egypt, says;the London correspondent of the 'Vork-ahj-re Post, will reassure British ship owners whoso vessels make regular use of this route. When the resources of the South I'crsia oil flolda are developed, he adds, the requirements ot tho nayy and ot the merchant marine should be absolutely guaranteed, both as regards oils fur ralslr.g steam and running Internal combustion engines. A note:'by the acting financial adviser In Egypt, regarding the current hmfget, states that the new oil area discovered at Hurgnoda,. three years ago,' now Includes about 15,000 tons of crude oil monthly, and that the refinery at Suez has been enlarged. SPECIAL LAW FOR THESE COUNTIES Ottawa,'June 1B,-'A.special address was Issued'this morning In -the Canada Qozette containing ntt-i tice of the Is^ue of a warrant for-! bidding the possession In Canada! of tho Morning Messenger, a Rus-seltlte publication, printed in Winnipeg, and distributed by thousands during*the week In everv , city in Canada. Dublin, June 15.-T'he Dublin official gazette proclaims the counties of Clarci Cork, Galway, Kerry, Limerick, Longford, Mayo, Roscommon, Tipperary, Tyronne, �Westmeath and Kings County and Queens County under a special law providing for a change of venue and trial by special Jury. All the counties named except Tyronne are In the western and central parts of Ireland, mostly In the provlntes of Connaught and Munster. County Tyronne Is In tho province of Ulster. PEACE IS �0 Amstordain, ,limo 15.-A provisional penco treaty has been signed by representativoH of ItuBsia and the XJlu'a'no, according to a telegram from .Itlov. Tlin treaty provides for the oessation of hostilities, the return homo of respeolivo nationals and the exchange ot prisoners ot war. II paves the way to commercial treaties arid expresaoa willingness by botlij parties to shortly enter Into final pence nepotjatlons. PROHIBIT FOREIGN DYES. ; Xondon', Juno a5.-rTTh6:pollcy of tho Brltlsh.goverunieut as.regards the dye liidtisti'y.'.is. to subsidize the British dye irude nnd4,4orjprohlbit tor :i decade the Importatldil of all foreleu dyes except under license. This state-mqnt was made today at Manchester V by Slr;Ar i/l. Stanley, presldout of the � � IbOtti'il.of iriui9. ,^i>-n Sir Rosslyn Wemyss Points Out How Subs Will Fail on U. S. Coast BELIEVES THERE ' IS ONLY ONE OF ' SUBS. OFF. U. S. LwnLaSv June 15.-German submarine activity off Allimtic Coast ot United States has not been taken very seriously us the Germans probably will not attempt a blockade of tho American'shores. This Ib the opinion ot Vice Admiral Sir' Rosslyn Wemyss first sea lord.bfthe British admiralty. The admiral believes that there is only one submarine operating off tlic American coast and that the purpose of its trip across fho Atlantic was to frighten the Americans. German' ruthlessness at sea, the first sea lord declai'ed must be met by centralized' warfare in the North Sea and the JIcditerrHnean. Tribute To Americans Admiral Wetnyss paid tribute to the co-operatfon of the American navy forces. He said tho American ships not only were stationed in the North, but wore also operating In the .Mediterranean and off Gibraltar. "The enemy has merely made a uemoustratton with tho hope ot causing us to decentralize our etforl.s to put do'wn the submarine. His object is to frighte:! the American people in the hope that they may exert their influence on their naval authorities. "You will remember that Napoleon once, declared that 'exclusiveness of purpose is tlio secret, of great successes and of great operations.' Now if th? Germans .could cause a dispersal of, naval forces tills demonstration off- the American coast would achieve its purpose. Two Principles .1 hold firmly lo two principles, as chief of staff I believe firmly in decentralization in ndmintstratioa but as chief ot staff I also believe as firmly in the centralization ot effort against the enemy. I think it was Admiral Mahon who said tjiat the great end of a war fleet is not to chase nor to tl^. but 40 control the seas. "Now, with that statement in mind, glfence at an ordinary school atlas if you have not got what the Germans-would call 'war map' handy. You win observe that the Central I'owers. have formed a, block In Europe, running down from tho North Sea to the Adriatic and to the point where the Dardanelles debouch Into the Slcdit-orranean. Any submarine to reach the American coast has to pass either to the north or south of the British Isles or along ; tlie .Jledlterranean where Gibraltar' stands sentinel over the narrow exit. Last German Drive Turned Into Real Defeat for Them; Prepare for Next Hun Blow Recent Hun Offensive Resulted in Severe Check for Them- Allies Ave Not Easing Up on Strengthening Their Lines, However-Another Strong Blow Anticipated. GERMANS ARE RUSHING TROOPS FROM THE RUSSIAN FRONT TO FRANCE-PERIL NOT YET OVER-DEFENCE MEASURES PARIS CONTINUE Toroiitb, JiiriXIS,-The suc9est-, ful tenderer for $825,000 Issue of Alberta' six � per cent, ten year gold bonds,-which were negotiated through the Imperial bank was a syndicate composed of the Can-/ada-Bond' Corporation and C. H. Burgees and'.Company. The price was $95.83, which will cost the provincial goverhrrient 6.59 per 'cent.vFina,hSOO,opO six per cent, bonds,' wl^ich.-It'sold on Thurs-' day, It must be remembered that the latter has a 20-year maturity. In all there were tlx tenderers. � ?  * � * * AMER4CAN Air success. 'VVIth. t^o, Amerlcarfj iArmy in France, June 14.-^Amerl can' aviators ' on the Toul > front,'probably drove dowa ? anoiiev'enemy maoUiuB be- . day hv addition to. the \.yfo ma- .chines' brought down wljlch {'now W�''''''med opflcially ? as viotbHo's: i3xceut fop tho c-cording to the (tattrnftdt'leilUeci by tthe War Office to'day;�The.;at�te-ment raadt: .'.�::*,,.�.",��;'��''"�.';� "Tha artillery fir*'i�etvra<|i\'ltie tagarlna Valley :itntf'