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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 15, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME JUNE 1918 III I I nil NUMBER 15 PREPAR NEXT BLOW OKJAPIN TO BLOCK HUNS IN SIBERIA s Entente Brings Increasing Pressure Upon Japanese To Interfere In Siberia Is Full of Armed Ger man Troops and the Men ace Is Growing Daily FEAR HUNS WILL TAKE POSSESSION SIBERIAN RAILWAY June Entente governments of Europe are bring Injrrncreaslng Influence to bear to induce Japan to intervene in Rus Among the several officers who have arrived in Toklo to con sult the general staff is Major Who was head of the French military mission to Russia and whose recall de manded by the Major Plchon isWrlving for intervention in Siberia as a military necessity the same energy that he op posed Rouinnnias entrance into the war as an illadvised Major Pichon formerly was milit ary attache at Apparently Japan is divided on the Question of but the army undergoing severe Regiments frequently are heard tramping the streets of night on their from long marches and manoeu partisans of interven tion finding support formerly minister of tf ade and industry in the Rus sian1 provisional especially frOni Jules whb was Belgian minis in who te a ar rived in Japan after seeking to return to Burope across He suffered great hardship in his journey and liyed for 75 days in a railroad Must Liberate Russians It fs urgently imperative in the defense of the interests of the Ktttente that shall be a lib eration of the Russian people from German Destree The transSiberian railroad is tho only remaining communica tion with the outside world and this could bo destroyed at any time by the German of whom there tire twenty thousand under arms in I saw armed Germans at every station ostensibly allies of the The destruction of the transSiber ian railroad would mean the com plete abandonment Russia to uhe O New tylethod of Saving Money To Be Presented To People June savings stumps will It is understood bo issued by the although they may not be on sale for some Such stamps are issued in the United where they have proved a great The stamps are pur juHable for smaller coins and are stuck in They are redeemable eventually at rates which return u profit to the the stamps are Can ada wjlll have three methods by which bur people can lend their eoney to tbi There will bo the coming war in mirl war certiflcntos for smaller imrchutieahln at banks and posf offices und the war Sir Herbert It is have charge of arrangements the issue pf the IS Claude a former Lethbrldge whp lias been a prisoner war the early days of been Fry er was well known here as pub lisher of the Labor Bulletin and in other circles of Jtusi He was for some years u member of tho mounted po WAR OFFICE WAS IN THE PLOT Arrested With ExLord Mayor Sheffield For Giving lii formation June Alfred Is said to have been em ployed In an important capacity in the ministry of was charg ed in How Street Court today with conspiring with Sir Joseph former lord mayor of who was recently arrested on a charge of communicated information useful to the The case was ad journed until Wednesday next when the two prisoners will be arraigned Sir Joseph a inent steel was born and educated in Germany and became a British subject by naturalization in It was indicated at the time of his arrest that a war office official might figure In the case and yester day the arrest a prominent offi cial of the government offices in this connection reported frpm in London reports 61 the cage that the alleged offense was committed before the war x 10 COL Knighthood May Come His Way Hospital For Lethbridge Possible Lethbridgc should take to itself a little reflected glory from the honors just conferred up0n Hamilton of the Cliveden said Major medi cal man for Invalid soldiers for Al who was In the city will be knighted bn fore the war is that Is the full continued Major John His performancesIn the mili tary hospital at Cliveden have been called forth praise from some of the most noted people of Great There are men from all parts of the British soldiers have fought In the who will be glad tobear tes timony to Mewburns skill and to his untiring effort for the wounded sol dier Whether secures a sol diers hospital will altogether likely upon the report that Major Johnston sends to superiors as a result of his visit In com pany with Howard secre tary of returned soldiers commis sion for Major Johnston went over the situation recently returned fnhn the has been appointed to look af ter the Invalid soldiers work In bridge in the Are Crow Because Trouble On Main June bad washouts are the mountain division as a result of the hgt weather bringing tlier snow water downin Two hundred and fifty feet of traek are washedout nine miles west of Field and two thousand at near Tres tles have been built to permit the passage of Some ofthe wust bdiiml trains are being consolidated at Hat ami sent by the south ern route to jointhe1 main line at risis June of a serioiii crisis in Austria are current They comd from various outside but there is no direct confirmation of the The news message today semiofficial Kara Agency of Madrid says private information from reliable sources states that grave events areNmpending in where the popula tion is demanding peace at any GERMAN SOLDIERS CATCH FEVER June soldiers returning from Russia are imbued with Bolshevik ideas and are everywhere circulat ing revolutionary General Von Rfibberg said in the German reichstag during the Friday according to a Cop enhagen dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph For this he strict discipline was irtfessary in the The sitting was marked by sharp attacks from various members of the Socialist Appeal to Germany for Are Still CONTINUE WT ANP CUT OFF THE RUSSIANS FROM FOOD June spe cial Bolshevikl delegation has left Moscow tor Berlin to particlpatje a jointRussoGerman economic mission which will formulate final regulations for exchange of goods tween Germany and Among the members of the Russian dBiega tion are and representative in Bulgaria to the Soviet has arrived iri Cut Off Grain June Cze choSlovak troops in their operations along the railways connecting Siberia with Central Russia have temporarily cut off communication between the Siberia grain seriously ing the bread rations Which already are The CzochoSlovaks now control the station of Omsk and Novo Nicholaevsk and Tchellaklnsk and also many smaller Con sequently they are able to prevent traffic from the Siberian granaries to both and At Novo which Is the nearest large city east of the OechoSlovnk joined with tho White Guards in overthrowing the Soviets and havfN established they call a new Siberian central which is the fourth government now clatnilng control in The Bol sheviki government has sent emissar ies to negotiate with the CzechoSlo vuk officers hopes to arbitrate the disputes growing out of the aim to disarm the CzechoSlavs who insist that they must be given the right to pass tliijougli Siberia to Vladivostok on tlieir way to the ffghting front in Czechs Continue Successes June Czecho Slavol troops operating against tho Russian Soviet government in Siberia and the Ural region continued their according to an Kxclmngo Telegraph dispatch frota Moscow dat ed June During Juno 9 and having occupied they advanc ed rapidly toward On the Siberian railroad from Teh eliabinsk to Omsfi a of miles all the townsare in the hands of the special ad dress was issued this morning In the Canada Gazette containing no tice of the issue of a warrants far bidding the possession in Canada of the Morning a selllte printed In Win and distributed by thou sands during the week in every city in 000 Arms Soon June million Americans will be under arms by nextAugust the senate military committee was t4ld today by Provost Marshal Large Quantities Will Soon Be Available There For Britain June Reuters Ot tawa announcement that large quantities of petroleum will soon be available in saysthe London correspondent of the York shire will reassure British ship owners whose vessels make regular use of this When the resources of the South Persia oil fields are de he the requirements of tho nayy and of the merchant marine should be absolutely both as regards oils for raising steam and running Internal combustion A the acting financial ad viser In regarding the current states ttuit the new oil area discovered at three years now includes about tons of crude oil and that re inery at Suez has been SPECIAL LAW FOR THESE COUNTIES June Dublin official gazette the counties of Westmeath and County and Queens County under a special law providing for a change of venue and trial by special All the counties named except Tyronne are in the western and central parts of mostly in the provinces of Connaught and County Tyronne is in the province of PEACE IS SIGNED provision al peace treaty has been signed by representatives of Russia and the according to a telegram from Tho treaty provides for the cessation of the return homo of respective nationals and the exchange of prisoners of It paves the way to commercial treaties Sir Rosslyn Wemyss Points Out How Subs Will Fail on Coast BELIEVES THERE IS ONLY ONE OF Last German Drive Turned Into Real Defeat for Them Prepare for Next Hun Blow Recent Hun Offensive Resulted in Severe Check for Them Allies Are Not Easing Up on Strengthening Their Strong Blow GERMANS ARE RUSHING TROOPS FROM THE RUSSIAN FRONT TO NOT YET MEASURES PARIS CONTINUE and willingness by parties to shortly enter into peace final PROHIBIT FOREIGN Juno policy of the Pritish gpverumeut as regards the dye is to subsidize the British dye trade prohibit for u de carte the importation of all foreign dyes except under This Htate mgnt was made today at Manchester by president of the boardPf German submar ine activity off Atlantic Coast of Unit ed States has not been taken very ser iously as the Germans probably will not attempt a blockade of the Amer ican This is the opinion of Vice Admiral Sir Rosslyn Wemyss sea lord the British The admiral believes that there is ohly one submarine operating off the American coast and that the purpose of its trip across the Atlantic was to frighten the German ruthlessness at the first sea lord declared must be met by centralized warfare in the North Sea and the Tribute To Americans Admiral Wemyss paid tribute to the cooperatfon the American navy He said the American ships not only were stationed in the but were also operating in the iterranean and off The enemy has merely made a the hope of caus ing Us to decentralize our efforts to put down the His object Is to frightenthe American people in the hope that they may exert their influence on naval You will remember that Napoleon declared that of purpose is the of great suc cessesand of great Now if the cause a disper sal naval forcesfhis demonstration off the American coast would achieve its Two Principles I hold firmly to two as chief of staff I believe firmly in de centralization administration but as chief of staff I also believe as firm ly In the centralization of effort ag ainst the I think it was Ad Muhon who said that the great end of a war fleet chase nor to but control with that statement in glance at an ordinary school atlas if you have not got what the Germans would call war map You will observe that tho Central have formed block in run ning down from the North Sea to the Adriatic and to the point where the Dardanelles debouch into the Medit Any submarine to reach the American coast has to pass either to the north or south of the British Isles or along the Mediterranean where Gibraltar stands sentinel over the navrow success ful tenderer for of Alberta per ten year gold were negotiat ed through the Imperial bank was a syndicate composed of the Can Sada Bond Corporation and Burgess The price was which will cost the provincial government per men consider the price a B0Qd Although It Is points better than ob tained by Saskatchewan for the Issue of six per which Itsold on Thurs it must be remembered that the latter has a 20year In all there were six i AMERICAN AIR V With Army 8 in can aviators on the Toul front probably drove down enemy machine he hind the German lines day lit addition to the two ma down whiuh now qoiifirmed officially if as Bxceut for the usual artillery fire the Amerl 9 can sectors have been quiet June a slight advance the German offensive commenced ondune 9 will have been a heavy check to the tays Henri in the Journal Des he It is evidint that the enemys objectives were undoubtedly Com piegne and the line in order to reach beyond the forest on the left wing and a base for future operations against There is no doubt that the battle may be considered one lost by the the Germans having only the doubtful satisfaction of a slight advance in centre for which precious divisions were sacri ficed The Is merely We must expect the make other as in a great hurry to owing to decreased forces and shortening time appears far away as GREAT PERIL IS STILL AHEAD June Neuters Ottawa the enemy fought to a something like a stable line is being re established in the On the whole front between Mont Didier andCHauteaiTThlerry the outlook is now In Paris with more butanxiety is expressed in London where it is recognized tnataVeatlperll The German effort has undoubtedly fallen and entailed the heaviest buttheiradvance appreciably increased the threat of while have reserves enabling them to launch an offensive greater than thjrtef March at almost any The numbers Rupprecrt are prac of a fortnight despite vending of to German crown prince for his tired divisions tfme to There are thrWhgoala the enemy may viz Amiens and CalalljftHia have little aacertainino the blow BORROWING FORCES FROM RUSSIA June Globe dispatches last night taid that documents captured by the French show that the crown prince has been oompelled to borrow reserves from of who British The Kaiser has ordered the German forces In White Russia and also in the Ukraine to hurry to the western frohfJwitWn as the present battles are to be critical and French the German check as definite and expect another blow elsewhere on the They say that within another the allies a numerical superiority thanks to American determination Prudent to defend Paris The Louvre galleries are emptied of the famous public and private art which have been removed to Local Operation June successful local operation was carried out last night by British and Scottish trobna north of Bethune onthe Flanders ront and more than sixty prisoners ware according to the statement issued by the War The text of the state ment says A successful local operation was carried out last night by British and Scottish battalions north of More than sixty prisoners were tak A fewprisoners and three mach ine guns were captured by us during the night as the result of the success fill raids in the VillersBtetonnenx A raid attempted by the enemy up on one of our posts in Aveluy Wood was Local fighting took place during the night about certain of our posts about Nieppe Artillery Active June artillery on both sides was active last night on the front between Mont Didier and the River the War Office an nounced The gunfire also was rather marked in the region south of the Aisne and west of in the ChaplatBligny No infantry actions The text of tho statement says During the night there was great activity between the opposing artil leries Mount Didier and tho south of the Aisne and also went of in the region of Champlut and French patrols operating in tho Champagne sector captured The night was calm on the other portions of the BAD WINDSTORM AT PRINCE Prince June roof of the One North ern Flour Mill1 was partly blown off last night In the worst windstorm that has oc curred for Sand carried by the wind darkened the air and appeared as clouds for several miles above the Junt In tense artillery fighting from the Lagarjpa Valley to cording to the by tthe Office artillery the Uagarina Valley griftvn in It ex tremely violent ofthe Brenta River and in the middle Piave reg A patrol captured dd1d96 pris in the Tonale region and took 16 captive war maUrtal at HUGE EXPL INE CAPITAL Twelve Big Explosions Shook Blame Bolsheviki y Agents June Much dam age was caused in the Ukrainian by the explosion in the mun itions works there on June says tho Ljkal Anzeiger of There were 12 big explosions and several smaller ones lasting from ten oclock the morning until late in attar upon The biggest explosion occurred at oclock when the on the ramparts at Petcherksk were burled to the Shells fell in directions over the Thq Svjorineitz cathedral collapsed like a pack of houses were blown and the streets turned Into smouldering masses of while the neighborhood of the munitions plans was a sea of The Tola Convent was Tie correspondent refers to that the explosion was due tu atfons of the Bolshovlki against Qen erul Skoropadski tho UUrainUw ;