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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 15, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XI. LBTlIlUUDOE, SATURDAY, JUNE 15, IBIS NUMHKR 157 ALLIES PREPARB FOR NEXT BLOW INCREASE PRESSURE (MJAPAN TO. BLOCK HUNS IN SIBERIA Entente Brings Increasing Pressure Upon Japanese To Interfere In Siberia 5ibeitia Is Full of Aimed Ger- rnan and the Men- ace Is Growing Daily FEAR HUNS TAKE POSSESSION SIBERIAN RAILWAY Tokio, JUQD Entente governments of Europe-are brlnn- lOfrfncreasinf'jTiflueiice to bear to induce Japan to intervene in-Rus- sia.: ArnonEr; (he several officers who have arrived in Tbklo to con- sul Eh the general .staff is Major who was of the French- mission lo Huasfa and is'as tie- manilcd b> the Itplslieviki Major 1'ielioii isistrhing Tor mlenent on a military necessity., the same eners> that lie op Rounmnia's erilraitte into the war- as an.-ill-mi vised' sieji. Major Pichon formerly was tnilit- aryiattacne at Bucharest. A ppar ently "Japan Is. dlvi ded on the 'question'of the trm> is undergoing ere training. JlcginienU frequently are7heartl tramping llie fokio at night 011 their return from long marches and manoeu- partisans of intoncn lioh arpt finding suctfart Kouinaloff formerly minister of Irade and Industry in the Rus gtnernuimil and espe c iitiJ from Jules wah flppfjftiterf Belgian mints in 1917 M Deltree whi is i Socialist ar In Japatt niter seeding to return ;.lo across Finland. He suffered great hardship In his journej and" lived for 7o In a railroad tar Musi Liberate Russ ans It fs urgently imperUhe In the defense, of ;llic Interests of the Kutente that there, shall be a lib- eration .of Ihc people frota1.German 31; Ucstrec_ rtecjarcd. The Irani S'licrian railroad Is 'the. only remaining communica- tion with the" outaidG world'- and :this could tn destroyed at any time prisoners, of Tvhom there twenty thousand linder arms in Siberia.' I saw armed .Germans .at, every .station ostcMsibfy allies of the Ilolstiovlkt. The ilestruitlon of the Irans-Siber- ian railroad would mean'the com- plete abandonment at Russia to ,he Teutons) New of Hone To Be Presented To People il rresled With Ex-Lord Mayor Sheffield Tor'Siung In- formation London. June Alfred is eaid to have been em loycii' in an important capacity In le ministry of munitions, .was charg- 1 in How Court .loday Ith conspiring with Sir Joseph Jonas ormer lord major Sbeltield as'recent.y arrested on of aving eammuhicalhd Information seful to Ihe'-encmjj. The case ivas ad- ourced until Wednesday. when ;e two prisoners-will, be arraigned ogcllier. Sir .loaejih1 Jonas; a proni: neat steel manufacturer, .was born nd educated in GErniariy.arnJ betame QrHJsli, liy .naturalization in 8tt> rH was Indicated at Hie- time o! Is arrest that a office oftlcia night figure in the and pester :av the a prominent offl hi of the gcnernmenl oEEtces hfs reported frpm ondon -ijt in reports of the the efied offenbe was committed before life war began x A x Austrian Crisis London, June of A scrums crises in Austria are current today. They comd from various outside sources, but there is no direct confirmaiion of the news. The news message todav fropj semi official J ti.i Agcnci of Madrid says private information from reliable sources states that grave events areNmpending in Austria, where Ihu popula tion is ilemiinding peace at any price. GERMAN SOLDIERS CATCH'FEVER r Hospital tor Lethtmdge Possible Lcth.hridgc should lake to itself little reflected glorj from the honor just conferred upfin Mcu-hurn, ol the Cliveden lipsplla said, Major .Jbtinafori; med caJ man for inValfd 'ablilJers fojv.A bcrta Jn the city yesterday Col Meuburn will be knighted hf fore tho war is over thai is the fu expectation continued Major John slon Hi3 the mil tary hospital QltVedtin hoc ttoaderful -Vnd have calle forth praise I'romiBdme ot the rtios noted people of Great Britain Ther aro men from all parLs.of rhe Brltis erripire soldiers wiq fought 1 the" war, who will lin.bny. 'skill- and t ntitlrlnB'.effort fOrthe wontideS so dler !adtltC3. Whether secures a scl tiiers hospital will altogether JlXoly upon the r6porl that "Major Johnston as-a result of his jcaterday In com pariy with Howard .StUtchfaury. secre- tary of slon for Jolmato'n went ovor the yeslor'Aij [5r Lflech, recently rctdrnfed frJhr. the 'ront has been appointeJ to lodfc at Icr the invalid Leth> Sir Rqsslyn Points Out How Subs Will Fail on Last German Drive Turned Into Real Meat for Them; Prepare for Next Hun Blow A Recent Hun Offensive Resulted in Severe Check for Them-, Allies Are Not Easing Up on Strengthening Their Lines, -Strong Blow Anticipated. BELIEVES THERE IS ONLY ONE OF SUBS OJF U. S. GERMANS ARE RUSHING TROOPS FROM THE RUSSIAN FRONT TO FRANCE-PERIL NOT YET- MEASURES PARIS CONTINUE Appeal to Gei many for Food Troops Are StilhActive CONTINUE SUCCESS' ANDCUT'OFFTHE- RUSSIANS FROM FOOD Under Arms Soon June million Arrtcrlcans will be under arms by next'August 1, the senate" military committee was t4ld today b'y.Proyojit Marshal Crowder. 13 REpATfllA'fEp J feuu Claude Lethbrldge Tosldpnf, been a prisoner' of. alncq the carlr ot the nar, fias been repatriated Lie ill try or uas here at pub llahcr of the. Labor Bulletin and In other Circles of ness. Ho was tor-some ycar-i n mcmbfcr of liier mounted pu -J. jrldgc in the Moscow, Saturday, June' spe cial delegation has left SIoscow for'Berlin to joint-JIussO'German economic' misaion which, ivlll regulillous for exchange een Germadj and Russia tho members of Russian llqn are LarJb. Smollncoff, Borovesv, and KraciB. M, reiireseniaffr.e in Bulgaria, to the Soviet governmin'tj lias arrived irtMoscow ,Cut Off GraTn Stores, Moscow, Friday, June Cze- ,ho Slovak troops in their operations along.tlie railways connecting.Siberia wltti Central Russia'have cut off com munition between' 'the Sibfria grain stores seriously men__ Ing (he rations Nvblch already are 'ihadebuato. The Czccho-Sloyjiks nuw control the stations of Omsk'and and and also many smaller stations scritieniiy they; are able to prtteht traffic from Ui6 Stbcrian" granQi' and Petrograd At Novo NicholaovBk, which Is th'e nearesl large city east ot Omsk, the joined with the Whlto Guards .in. the-Soviets and e tablisncd call a new SiBetlan central-gpvcruihent whfch Is "Ihc-fourth government clalniiog control in Siberia." The Sol- shevlfei -gbyernment lias scfit euilssar 10 rtegoUate ivjth me Czerno-ajo- hopes' arbitrate the disputes growing out of the aim tc disarm the Czecho-Slavs who itisiSi :liat they must bo given the iiass Sihcria on their tho frghl ng Iront in r rancc Czechs'Continue Successes June 15.-r-Tho SUvo) troops opcr-ufng tho Kussiar govcrntuent In bihcria and the Ural region successes, according to an Exchiin'gc Tclcgrapli dlspaich froTn M6scow dai ed June 11. During Juna D anrt iving Occupied Samara, Miey advant F rapidly Joward Oufaa. On the Siberian nllroad from Teh cllabinsk to Omsk (a djatance of miles) all the towns-are InThc hand of the Czcchb-Slavoks, Quantities Will Soon-Be Available There Britain London June Ot- ahnouncemenL hat large quantities of petroleum will con be available in Egypt, snya the vondpn' correspondent of tho York- PoRl. will reassure; British ship vessels make regular isfi of this route. When the resources of the South Persia oil fields are der adtts, the requirements of Qncl ot tlio marine i absolutely'gunranteed. both iS Tfigards oil.T running Internal combustion engines, the actjng financial ad- Trains Art through Crou Troubk Oti ,'algiry June IE bad are reported on ihe C P H m ou n Ul n. il Iv! F ion result" of th e hgt weather bringtnfi Vater doBa ft) Tiro iiundrcd aod lldy feet ot Iractf ure washed out nlnB miles 6( Held two it Anzaf Tr03 lies 1m o Ijoen Millt tt wfmlt the pasnaKC of trnlns. ;Soin6 ofithe west- bJund inlni arc Ireliig (.cndollihlcil it Mcdtelno Ifal route (o Jol nthil malfi llnd al Hoiie, I! C iit regarding (he' current mtfgct, states that the new, oj] area discovered aT ago' now Incluuea about lo.OOD tons of crude oil monlhly, and thai tbp, re- ineryr at Suez has been enlarged, SPECIAL LAW FOR THESE COUNTIES Lotujojk.jjjine J submar- ine SctiUiv off Vtiantfc Coast of Unit ed Slates has not been taken very ser- iously as the Germans probably will not attempt a blockade ot HID Ainer uanShorcs This Is the opinion of Vdmlral Sir ItossUn Menu s first sea British ailuiraliv admiral that there is ont submarine opcriting off the American coa i jutl that the of ilsr (rip ar oss llic -VtlTntit was to frighten the Ymcricius German ruthlessness at sea, the first-sea, lord declared must be met by centralized' warfare in the North ,Sea ami the Mediterranean. Tribute.To Americans AdmiraPW.euiyss- paid triljuie to thetcp-operatfpn of the American navy forces He aaid the American ships not only" were, stationed.hi the North, i but vrere'. also; ppe'raiing in'the iterraneah and olf Gibraltar. The euBuii has- made A cemonatratiOQ ititu tho hope of oaus- as us to decentralize our efforts to down the aabinanne His object s to frighten the American people m he hope that, the> may exert their nfluence on-their: naval authorities You mil remember (hat 'exclusiveness of purpose is the. of great sue- cesseaanrt of great operations !sow; f theGennaua_could cause a disper al forceTTTus demonstration off the American coast vsould achieve is purpose Principles hold firmly as sliitt I beJieve firmly in de- centralization ion but ns chief of staff 1 also believe EIS firm- HI tlie centraliEation of effort ag ainst the enemy I think it miral Mahon nho said that tho great end of a ivar fleet Is not to chase nor f control the seis that stateiDBnl in mind ce at in ordinary school atlas if haye not got. what the Germans would war map handy' Dublin, June Dublin gazelle the counties of Clarei Cork, Calway, Longford, Mayo, ''flosdprrlmon, Tipperary, Tyronnc, and Kings County and Queens County, under- a tpecbl Jaw' providing for' a change of and trial by special Jury. countiet. named'except TyrbnrTi are in the wetter n and central parts of Irejancf, mostly In ths. provintes of Connaught arid Mimster. County :Tyronne- Is in th't province of Ulster, ohsene thai tho Central formed a block in Furope run nlng down fronVthb North Sea'to the Adriatic and to the point nhere the Dardanelles debouch, Into the IMertlt 'Any eubtnarine to reach the American coast Ins to pass eitner to .the north or, south: of- the British Isles'or k the Mfitlilerraneau whero1 Gibraltar stands- sentinel over the narrow at-: Was Issued'this morning In (ht Canada Oaittte conliining .ties of ths Ictue'of a bidding the possession In Canada! 6f th'e Morning a Ruil' publication, prln'ed In Win- nfpeg, -jind distributed; by thdU; eancis during'the week In.evtrV city, in Canada. t June provision' al rcace, trebly lias been signed by representatives of nussln ami ttia .UUrntno.1 nccorrting -lo. a leleBrnm from Tho treaty.-provtcleii for the cessation of hostilities, the return nationals and the exchange .of rrlsoners of war. 11 tfic way lo commercial treaties' tritl irilHngntifts .by -both, parties'Ij shortly enter Into final] 'f 't FOREIGN DVES.' i Juno policy the Brtll'h as ifeiarils tha dye Induslrj Is lo subsidize Ihe British trndo amiij" ..prohlbll for i de Importation of all except under llcen'e' ThU ilate wag iniflc today at MancJietle'r byj' Slanlcy, ArdiUtnt of the bdarilpl (ratA 'I Twortto, suecesi ful tenderer for 48'SOOO .issue of Allxrta cent ten year gold Were.negotiat- id throujh the Imperial bank was a Can- ada-.Bp'nel ''Corporation and C. H. Burgew Th> price was which .will cost the provjncfal aovernitient 6.59 per 'men'consider the price a Although It Is 103 pointi bitttr than 9470 ob talned by; Saikltchewan for the Issue six per cent. on that the latter has a 20-yeir maturity, In all fix tenderers. 4 j AMERICAN SUCtESS v---r With] the1 Amerlcanj can the'-'Toul drove dOTin anoJfher enemy machine hind tfce Oermtn yfilcr day iri addition (o the Ijfo ma broujlit (loWrt niilch rnow aro oKEclall) txceot for tho usinl artillery firo tlie Amerl can leclora'btve been Paris, June a slight advance the German offensive commenced on-June 9 will a heavy check to the enemy, says HenVlBidou, in the Journal Dis Debals. Continuing, he says: It Is evident that Ide eqemy s objectives were undoubtedly Com piegne and the VlllersCnfereis line in order to reach beyond the forest on the left wina and obtain a base for future operations against Paris.. There i> Vie'doubt that the battle may be considered one lost by.the'e'nemy, the Germans'.having only the doubtful satisfaction of a slight centre for which precious divisions were sacri- ficed The' is merely momentarily. We must expect the make other attempts, as they.are in, a great, hurry .to .reach, which, owinj to increased forces- and shortening time Appears us far away as ever." j GREAT PERIL IS STILL AHEAD London, 'Ju'ife rReuter's Ottawa, the enemy something like a stable line Is established in. On whole'front between Mont Dldier outlook is now regarded. In Pans with mori confidfince. but anxiety is expressed in Lor don where it is recognized peril if st U ahead Th" German effort has undoubtedly faUeri of objectives and entailed the heaviest loues, advance increased the threat of Paris while have reserves enabling them to launch an "-irch al almost any moment The RupprecH for instance, are prac i ago despite of Bayariars to auist thti.Ge'rman crown prince for hTs tired 'dfvisions have harf 4 7 J There are tKc ertemy may vir Amiens and Calaflr'vAa Hie allies have httfe chance of ascertamina the enemy5 blowfalls BORROWrNG FORCES FROM RUSSIA London Globe Cable last night eaid that docurrfenti by the French show that the crown prince has been compelled to borrow reserves from Rupprechl cf Bavaria, who faceaithcj Brftlth front. The Kaiser has ordered the German forcet te Russia and also m the Ukraine to hurry to the western frorrTwitHin sftvth days as the present battles are to be critical and French the German check as definite and txpect another blow elwwtiere on fhe front They tay that within another jnonth the allies wilLhave a numerical superiority of bayonets, thanks to i Prudent efforts to defend Pans continue The LoJVre galleries are emptied of the famous public and private art collections, which' have been safety _ of our posts aljout Xieppc Artillery Active Paris, June artillery. Local OperAtfop London. June successful local Iteration >was carricd.o'ut last night British and Scottish "trooDS north f BeChunc on'the Flanders. ;'r6nt anil moro than sixty prisoners ccordlng tn Ihc statement Issiledjuy ho War Olflce. The test bt the state- says A succcc rul local ppcrallon arncd out last nislit British and cotlish hattallons nortirof lore than sixty nrisoners ifore'Uk- n A lev, prisoners: and three znach na guns captured h) ua rlunng the result of the success In llio' Villers Brelonnenx lie night nl raids eolor. 'A raid attempted eriomy up- on ono of our posts in Wood ,aa repulsed Local fighting ilacc during tho nignl about certain belli sWcs was active- lost ntgh't oii tho front between Mont Didler' anU the River. Oiso, the War Office Xu- nounced toaay. The guhtlre also was rather niarked to' tlio region south :dt the Aisne and west of llheims. m.iiia. Ohaplal-Bllgny sector. No infantry actions occurred. The lext of. tho statement'.says: During iho night there was greit activity between the. opposing, artfl- leries between Mount.DIdler and' tho Qisc, soiith'of the Aisue and also west ot Rhelms, in tho region of Champlat an'd' Blifiny. 'French patrols operating' In llio prisoners, the olher Chanipagno'sector cxpturcd The nfght.was.'calm or portions of the tront' BAD WINDSTORM AT ALBERT Prince 'June Tito roof 6'f tlic One .Vorlll; ern Flour1 Mill Wiia partly blown olt last night In the worst Vlndslorm'lfiiit 'hasr oc- cifrrcd for years.! Sand carried uj tho wind darkcnedfthe ifr ff anil appeared na (or several miles abov? (ho Twelve Big Explosions Shook Bolshevik! v Agents Rome, tense artillery from the Lagarhja Valley M tijt Mi, ic- cordlng to the by tthe Office; to'diyUTNe, Itale- ment V 'TIM artillery fire tnt the'Mi has In Intensity It has been .iolent east of the Brenta filver and In the mldoli PliVe reg- 18n r r 1 "A patrol captured pfls onert In the an' took U Auitrlins and war maUrfcl Cava rftem causci ago was caused M Kiev, the Ukrainian' capllal, by the explosion in Hie mun- itions H-orhs there on Juno S tho Uikal Derltn Thei'o were big exploalons and aovcra] snialleV ones lasting from ten o'clock. In.tho tnornlng until late In ngon The" highest explosioji 11 o clock when the peoplejltandlns on the ramparts at Petcherfcsk .'wore hurled lo the ground Shells (n all !he Mf. The, Svjorlnelz cathedral colbpscd like A pack of cards houses were Anna and tho streets' turned lota smouWerln? masses of debris while the neighborhood of the manltlont plans a sea ot tire The Tola! Convent was destroyed, Tnc corj-esponiletit refe'3 lo rumors Ihat tho explosion was due to machjn ationa fcf llio Uolshcvllil nj'-.fost Gen- eral Skoropads'kl llifl UktalnUa ;