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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 19, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOl.UMK X. AL11EHTA, 'R'KSIMY. JUNI! 10, 1917' NTMHER 100 WANT PENALTY CUT OUT 'LIBERAL PAPERS COUNSEL SUPPORT OF CONSCRIPTION BILL IN THE HOUSE New Crisis Has Develop- ed' Austria Which Now Disruption of Government. CHARGE MADE THAT I'fliLES HANGED London, June 19. The Polei have completely broken off rela- tions wi'.h thr Austrian govern- ment, "says from Zur- ich, SwllzerUrd, in quoting Vien- na advices, .7 action, cor- respondent caused a Mrlous cabinet crisis. Has It Quit? Basel, Switzerland. via Paris, Juno A Vienna dispatch szys thai, the Ausirian' cabinet has resigned, Poles Zurich, via Paris. June The Polish deputy DasalnsM declared in iho Vienna TtclchBtag thnt more than 30.000 Poles have been liauged by or- der o[ German authorities, according lo Hie Vienna Arhellcr Zcltuiig which rrints special details of the sittings of the HclclisLag on the I4lh and lalli., Ucimly Slrlberny also dcBcribeil the nUomlnabJe treatment accorded Ihe political suspects wherciiiion llie pai> Ocimau deputy, llcjne ilioutcil hnvQrnol ..used, Ihe rope enough. AH of, them ought to have boon hanged.'1 these words all of (he Slav and Polish members., ruehcd- upon Holnc and tho president was obliged lo sus pend iho silling In the nildsl of a Irc- mcndous uproar, ;Cablrct fleidytto Quit. ;._ Amsterdam, JiincrlD, via VJbnDfl newspapers 'publish a rumor thai Auslrlau premier. Count Clarn Marllnlc has offered Ihc resignation of the cabinet '.c Ihc Emperor, owing- lo the decision of the Poles nol to vole for tho budget. The Hnuicror Is re- ported to have reserved his decision. Tlicro Is no oKtauLl confirmation or the rumor. A" Serious Bufinesi., CopcnliflEen, via June 10. Tho revolt of the Poles tn Ihc Aus- trian iiarllRmcnt 13 described by llie ViYnna" correspondent) of the VOB- Elsche Zcltung ns having produced a crfsla In which (he position not only nf Premier Clnm-.Marllnic, but also o( Count Czomln, foreign minister, Is threatened. Tlie majority of (he German pap-' era I real the news of Ihe situation wllli (Ite ereaiest user re nnd govc-rn- mcnt orgnns .tn Vienna liolu. out liopw Ibal iJio crisis may tc over- come by granting a Tew ministerial jioMs lo Polish null olhcr The Vosslscho Kclljung corrcspondcnl, however, points out thnl the detection of Ihc Poles Is suf- ficient lo lurn the scales against tlio government slnco Iho rosl or Ihe Slav bloc already 13 In Tho Poles SrfiMo.ited the serious- ness of their Intentions by a decision lo vole against the hiideoL being the Ilrat pnrlhmnnlnry group In any bcl- IlgcreiiL country aside from a hand- ful of cxlrcmc Rociallstg In refusing to vote war credit. Polish Tvhlch have ben Indicated, aim at n, practically Independent Kingdom openly on an anil-German br.sts nnA Jinvc evoked marked displeasure in Germany, even tlio Cologne Gazctto llie Poles sharply. v Liberal Amendment to Conscription Came as Complete Surprise; Some Liberal Papers are Advising Support COUNT PLUNKETT, rlsh Sinn Fcincr who has. been ar- rested in Dublin [olloiving" held to protest against 'the ''.Ifiiiiriien- ment or Irish rebels. The'Cou'nt'E sons wore implicated in iho Dublin rebellion an'l one wns tried; and 01- ecutcd. Ottawa. June on the !coiid rcatling of the conscription 11 was continued by Sir Sain Hughes ex-minister of militia, who ealil that before lisa policy or conscription wag announced he had, placed on (he order a resolution favoring llie en- forcement of llic militia act. Sir Sam read n letter lie addressed la Sir Hubert Harden on October 17, sironely advocating compulsory ser- vice. Late S filings. Ottawa, June house hav- lug sclllcd iloirn lo the work of dis- of the Kocoft'.l reading of the conscription bill, other business each iy is llhcly to be confined to n. few rclhnluarles. The first speaker this "-----on Is UHcly to be Sir Saiu for whom. It Is said, llie ad- ournrncni of'tlie debate M'RS moved y A. Morrison o[ McDonald, the ei- itnistcr of mllltla iiot being present L the time. The house will likely olil laic sHlings with Iho object, of tabbing a division nol later than 'lies Jay next. Just what I lie lineup lie Is dllttcull to predict More luerals will volt for llic referendum jan will subsequently vole against ic second readjng. French-Canadian Conservatives held a caucus lornlng to consider their position, ut no Flnlcincnl was given out iTh.cn I was ever. .1 of (hem will vole for Ihq referendum and flgainst, ibe motion lor eeconJ read- I IDS." Toronto Globe Toronto. June Glote says In iiart: "CMvalroui opponents will fe-frc Sir Wilfrid .Laurfcr Ibe m-iM of lo maintain ttfi national unity to ivhjeh hla lire and career have boon dedicated and lilts can Lest be served By British London, June of our- .raided the; enemy's posi and1In the neighborhood of Dapaume-Cambral to: day's official statement.. [Several of the enemy were killed and hli dugouts were destroyed.'.. London, June J. -Bal- fo.ur, tecielary for to day made his fJrat appearance- in the IOUEC of commons sinceI'hla' return from Ihc United States to wlilcli.couh- Lry lie went at the the''spec- ial British mission. IUs entrance In- lo llio lowep lionse was (or gcncml chcerB from all parts.of Ihc chamber, which were renewed .ij'hen, tbc secretary rose lo.answer riiicsl lons In Lchalf of (ho foreign .office. of the situation. After a ere Pi UK heart- ily Sir Wilfrid Lauricr In iheic criticisms of the gorernmenl, H Is In order lo Bay lhal they do uot countl lule an onswcr lo Lbc nuesllon the people of Canada are asking today. Where does llic Liberal parly of Can- ada stand upon tbc issue cf coniuul- sory If the bppoEltlon were lo permit tie passage of the If lie reulns MB personal authority In I military Bervlce bill, subject to rall- the nrovlnco of Quebec. No one will' Impugn his .good faith when he pledg- es himself to support (ho miltlary ser- vice bill If It be cbdojscd vote, but too real, loo ol tho leisurely pi cr.dum. Mcmbcre ott flernoon Is likely to be Sir Saiu house who cou- tnvc It In ihclr coniicUoLs, and lo Ihc Great cause fnr whth Hie Canadians arc fighting, lo vote for (tie second reading of "the measure before the Manitoba ;IFr2c Winnipeg. Jmic'-lS. Commenling cuilorially today on the procecdliius in the-bouse of commons yesterday the Krcc Press In pan: "Sir Wil- frid Lander's oii_4ho Eecond reading of. the military service bill was n per- formance; The pity of it la that It had j so lilllc relationship'to [he actualities flcatlon by the direct vole o[ the peo- ple, llie fcltuatloa would be very dif- ferent. We arc not sure that Ihe gov. crnmoul tdultl afford to reject such an offer. Sir Lauricr'B proposal i tlial tho people shall vole upon the abstract principle of compulsion. I] Ihe vote Is In the affirmative the prln clplc fs then lo be worked out in legis- lation. In short. Sir Wilfrid Laurler fiEka not for a referendum, but for a I.lellKclte." No Comment From Siflon Toronto, June A. SiCton of Alberla ivould not exp hia views on the coiiscrlpllon queslloa ivJien Interviewed hero last night, lie had nol read Sir Wilfrid I.aurlcr's speech In the liouse of commons and declined to make any comment on the matler. -The premier said he was east on business and did not know whether he could go !o Ottawa or nol. (CONTINUED Ox PAGE .G HON. W. J. HANNA Of the Ontario Cabinet, Appci Food Controller for Canada. HEAIB- IHE. All Hope of Reaping Full Har- vest Has Rain Since May 1 BULLETINS OIL STEAMER GUNK New York, June The oil lASIFORIUHT Total Enrolled For Month, 7600 Now Tofal Winnipeg, Juno 'ress, fn Us noon edlllon, slalwl U admllteil In quarters Inttmalely assocJalcfl wJlh Iho attorney general's1 Icpnrtmcnt llio ot -ministers will bo. left untrlca again, at leaal althc prcaent neslios. One reason Ints s HID cxlrcmcb; poor hetllh ot Sir todmond Iloblln, who Is to lie In i jihyalcat condition unable to Bin nil ho Hlrain of A trlnl. .It 13 aald'aleo, linl tlicrc arc practically InaurmounL- nblo ilirncultEcB In Tor Ottawa, Juno Enlistment tlio last linlr of llic monlh of 5Iny J, fhroiigliaul C's.indo number 3.G05 na compared with for ino mahlnff Iho lotal onlfslmcnU for Die month 7.COC, Slnco Ihe ou I break of war cnItslmdnlR have totalled TG7. liy rullIUry districts WCrO P9 [olIOK'fl London, Toronto, 829; Oltawn- 450; Montreal, 493; Que- bec, 12; Maritime province, 453; -IS3; SnakAtcliownn, ..i- ocrlR, 169; Hrlllah Columbia, 331. COUNT PLUNKETT RELEASED Dublin, Juno Count HunlieK, member nt parlfnnicnl antl flfnn Fohi- cr. RTitl the other membors of (lie Sinn Xcln trho wcro.firrcdletl on Juno 0, when attempting to hold n mcctliiK hero to protest n sal nut Iho fn prison- mnnt of Irleli rebels, wcro released to- via London, June Throughout Cicrnianr, according (o- ports nerd, aIUvaluable grain rrops .ire burning up as they did lit 1915 an wave. Tlie pro- longed dVouglil not Leen bro'Hun since May. IJcrlin on Sunday e.vperi cnced Ihc hottest Jiuie ]7 on record In 70 years. The ot weath- er bureau Iropknl temperatures w nlso reported everywhere west ot the Oder- river, Ncwsjmpcr reports o( liorsc race.? and olhcr events fejaturc HID terrific abnormal scorching heat. Many horses were scratched on the opening day of the IlBinbure-der- hy week because the track ImiH on a marshy moor, was baked too liartl .rbr safely. The weather bureau sinle'a that prospects for rain or lower tem- peratures are very slight Tlio effect of Ihc drought on the grain crops around Berlin where 'only nielreg or rain hare fallen since Alay I. is describee! by a neutral who arriv- ed hero on Friday as almost caLai Farming U done largely by women ind (he ploughing la shallow nnd poorly done. ferMMzere are worJJilcss becaiiso livestock aro fed Improperly. Swing loo, was Jatc, parliy liecauso of Ihc late spring, turlly accaunc of the lack of labor, and )t was badly do'ne -bO- causc of unskilled labor. In northern Prussia solving had not commenced, which 1g equivalent to an assurance that there will be almost no In ninny provinces the grass la entirely withered, and turnips, an Important vegetable, are devastated by weeds, Insects and drought. rncnts so B9 lo gtvc the other a censed Hon. George It. Colrtwclf and lion, J. If. I low den. London, June fntnlateT, of litpplng lias Isaaeil ft warning (0 slblo charterers of nftor iho nnr, "That they cati'hiVft fio assur- irfcc IhnL-lho will permit suHi This warning Is Interpretedl fa Inrtlcal" that the goTCrnmcnl AnMclpafcd Jrt obliged to continue to cdnlrql ihlpr after (ho war. CHEEK TROOPS ACTIVE London. Jimn IS. The nrresl o[ Col- onel Clrlvaa and ollior Greek 'omccf; couccriictl In Ihc flghl with Iho French caTolry patrol wlilch occupied DrceV lown ot Larissa Is rcporlcil In n -Renter dlspalcli from Snlonlkl: .Tho o( Ihe gnrrlMU vho nllempter lo escape have been made prisoner. --I'ress dispatches' from flalonlkl las week said adrcrnl K.rencb add Qr'eck Lnrlasn. liad liecn klilcrt In a flghi a1 tank sleamer Jafin D. of the Standard Oil Company, been sunk by a -announced here ItJday. Four me rn- bers were lost. .-The Archtwjd Was sent to the bottom laslvSaturday In Zv- 'rcpsan waiers. ANARCHISTS ACTIVE 19. At dispatch to Petroprad 5 have ccized the editor- ial rooms f.nd printlno offices of "the republican newipaper Russkla "ROBBING THE PEOPLE June speculators have been tuning a month for Ihe last five lolal of a quarter of a trillion from the American people, Herbert C. Hoover today told in explaining the of- the food control bill now before congress RJ EFFECT Jaj light sen'ice ua Or. Merc Fails io -Owing hi'jlini June llon's'.Tcre lielrt Iisl nlghl'tu connec- tion lo nnblin ot the re- lenscil Sinn Fclnern. Two men climlj- ctf Ihc wfl'lb ot tlic mined post office building on which Ihoy lied a Slim Fein r.OE. Crowd? sang Slnn-Feincr songs-and amid gieal cheerlnp: (ore down remiillnE'posters. Tlio nolice dlil.'not Ir.ierrtro ufilll aboul 2 o'clock Ihla morning, when Ivro rlemonslralors wcVo arrested and charged with breaV- ilfi Inio ihe posl offlco and sclHng flrc lo ilmherE. The police laler severarrnarchlng bands. iVill Cull Out Pumpmen and Olhm on Sunday il' is No( Met by That Time. WILL BE SERIOUS A FOR 5IIXES HERE Hun Losses Now 4 Million June ualt'es ss reported In t pfljcial lisls during y rihow a bringing the' total reported. since the beginning of thr war to 760. Details of summer lime alilc of C. P.' in Inia dis- ricl have been The icw schedule goes into effect, on Sun- lay. Here fire the details: Train No. 514 becomes No. 6S, arriTEs: leaves l.J. Train .No.'513 becomes No. 67, rcclLound. arrives.4.00, leaves 4.20. Train No. 512 from Calgary via Aldcrslde, arrives 14.05, leaves, for Medicine' Hat flL-11.40. Train 533 from Calgsry via dacleoti. arrives 1-1.30, leaves for Jardslon at 1C.15, Train Xo. 53D from Canister., ar- rives at 10.45, and leaves at 10.20 for Calgary via Macleod.- Fa-la No. GC4_lo Coutls, leaves al t Train No.' 5G5 from Coults, arrives al 16.10. Train Xo. G42 will, alter. JunrlRy. tc tho steel at Manyber- on Tuestlayg nntl Fridays, leav- ug HI 8.15.; Train Xo. C4T .from Manyherries will arrive on Wednesdays and Satur- days at 18.20'. Tne proposed son'Ice on he Crow line. will.nol be pul Into ef- 'ecl avfitis.to Ihe strike Ihrouglioui liiC rass rii'noo." Madriil, via Ptiris, June Eduardo Dalo addressing press representatives sairijlhal cnln: prevailed in Spain, but that he con'sld-' very grave problems faced tbc eovcrnruenl. He did not believe, lioivcver, ite 5aid, lhal Ihese prohlenis beyond solution. Dissolution of the corles was possible, lie not probable, as urgent" questions might arise which it sary for parliament lo discuss. tt'ilh all negotiations belween miners and the operators broken off, :bc fight In this uilne field is lo grov hotter and the miners are on the verge of action seeking to foreo :ho hanil of llie operators. Word come's from Uankbrad lliat the local union at that nolnt has passed a resolution giving the coal company until next Salurday night lo withdraw the pen- alty clause from llic proposed new agreement, and on refusal lo do ibis Ihe union will wllhdraw all pumpmen, firemen and olhers --vho have uecn left lo look alter llio pbysj'cal condi- tions of the. mine. The Dankhead local has asted all olher locals In tho district to folloy this course. It is the last recourso of Ihe bulking miners lo force Ihe of the .operators. In all agreements there Is a clause statins that, in case of slrikes, these men shall be left to keep the mine free from water ami properly limbered. Tbc miners now feel, liowevei'l iliat tLer liavc.given tho operators every opportunity to moeL tlierii -halfway, anrt iiavlng refused to do'Ibis, the.men consider that they- are no ucder their old agreement.- Tliers is no doubt ila.l Ihe penolly clause Is the sticking in the new.' Tho .wage clause lias been satisfactorily .idjusled on the basis' of per cent, increase. Under.'the ..l'. reauireil lo provid; whoreby :hc rolno owuera ivould bo paid at the mle of 51 per man per day for each day the mine might be closed on-ac- count of any strike whatsoever. Tlie operators iiiso agree to pay the-same rate in case ot a lockout on their part. Tlie men feel that llils clause would be lailng airay from Ihem the last vestige ot power to right evils which mlglil arise (luring, the period ot an uient- cUnBa are brfng held lodRT and tomorrow Iliroughout the district ait. which members ol the miners' policy committee will explain the whole silli-_ fttlori to the .At these Ihe resolution will 'be sidercd. 'r- f Member of Ontario Govt. Takts lob Refuses It TANK STEAMER SUNK. Washington, J.uno Ameri- can fink steamer Mofcnl.wrfs suffk o'y n Ocrronn snbmsrlnc .lune 12, itlcra running liglil'-of twci. UNION JACK ON BUNKER HILL lloatoii, June UrlLlsU Vnlon Jtvck was tflkcn np Uunker Hill for'the first.lime tcnlay In n military, civic par' tide commemorating Iho historic hnl- tic on Ihc heights nf Clmrlcstown be- Iwcon the American mhv.ite men nucl llio Knglleh Red Costa 142 years ago, [I flutlcred at Ihe Iicud ot (ho band of the New Brunswick kittles battalion on Its farewell aitpedrince Ijcforoi rclurnln'e homti from a "IWo wcchs1 recruiting campaign here, Tho parade was Ihc principal feature of (hp ccfcbrallon ot Charleslbwn. Thouaands of sail ore, mar he 3 nnit Xfl- llonnl Ouanlamen were In lino wllh trAlcrnal and, 'high school cudetB, Toronto, June Toronto I.Rb'or parly Is opposed to tho Dordcn conscription policy, 1ml favorable to policy of wider scope. Tho parly at meeting allcnded by 100 dele' gales, went on record as In favor of conscription of man-power Only on condition .Hint food, wealth, railways, Etlniqnlon, June After Ihrce laallng- ihy, rcprcpeula- tlves of tho telephone department and Ihe telephone Corkers arrived at a Ifjnlntiyo agreement tonight, satisfac- tory to-bath jmrlius: The .agreement will become effective If Indorsed by n mecllng bf'lhc telephone men to be held IrrCalgnry'Tuesday morning, and It ncccptcditliG men-will rcsumn work Thursday morning.' Tho telephone dc. parimeiit was' rciirCEenlcd uy W- J. Ilarmcr, uepuly mlnlBlcr. and W. II. Pcarce, superintendent. Tlio men wcro represented by iJ. A. Oarrclt nnd B. H. Jenkins, of Calgary. Alex Roas, mem- Mayor Ilardie and Cjty Solicitor Eall havo not yet returned from Cfll- where they the Doard of Hallway commissiancrj nsli- j llmt iiie C- I1. H. be to pay (5450 ag their porllori the street cQT.tracks at [3lh SI. subwny, but n wire wag re- ceived nt the oily hall (his morning slallnir that llie clly had .won its case. The controversy arose out of IhCs Wjullj- of Iho contracl'.liclwee'n" Ihe clly aiul the railway company over Ihc Ei'piirollon of Hie The" clly refiiEC'J to pay Ihc money when a set- tlement wag liclng rnlsslon lies evidently upheld them ou Iheii1 sUnri. slcfimshlp and all older resources nf hcr-clccl fcr Center Calgary, and W. !V nation bo conacrlpled for Iho W. Ibvlrtson, mbmbcT-cicct for North nlnp nf the war, I CalRary, were 'in 'attendance.at the MARKETS Spot wheat................ 2V Local track wheat.......... 224 October wheat.............. 193 Locll trick oats............. October oall October llax............... 264 WEATBQt High.................., fair and warm; In few lotalrilem. M MORE THAN ARE RECEIVING TREATMENT Ottawa, Juno mnllfiry report showa lhal there of Iho Can- adian forcf) under med- ical treatment In tho Dominion on June S, In And paUcnls, There had been an of 317 since May 3ft, The total was mixric up of S.SSO'eonraleSCoritsf, Slfi pndenls at SanaloriA for tu'uerculoals, and 403 fn other chlfifly general hospitals' it -vfl'rloiis conlcri. N; B, PROHIBITION. Kreiicrlcton, X. U.. June further consideratfon of amendments lo the new -Brunswick prohibition net taken un In (he legislature last ec- cnlng, the scctinn providlhr; for Iho bringing Into force of (lie, Dohcrly ncl, which If carried, would have pre- vented the Imporlallon .of. liquor, for prlvato purposes, was dropped by Ihe government. VI01TS LAN9JNG, Washington, ,lune Nortll- elKfc, coonllnaling head of'.all (ho British .war missions fn paid an official call today Ori SeCrcl- nry Lansing, Lord plnlned that lie had be'cn' designated by Ihc Urlllah, wnr council as. tho Ollawa, June W. J. na former provincial sccrclary Tor Ontario and n member of Ilia. Ontario Government, will bo food con-! troller for Iho Dominion ot Canada. Tile announcera'ciil was made In the. commons this aflernoon by Sir Robert Joroen, who slnlcd that ac agreed to accept. Ihe. position condition (hat there should be salary atlached to It. The order council nppolnilug .Mr. Uonna as focjl cdctroller and neiinlut! his powers WBS by prime BUBNHAM BACK IN FOLD, '._ Ottawa. June H. Burnhiffl, fur Weal 1'cterboro'. who had Jiokerj with tho Government because Is conscription policy-had nol em- braced conacriptlon of weallri, nn-. nounced Hits morning'thet-he ...-will norf support hla party on the Issue. Tlie reason for his lalcsl.dcclslon.-he explains, Is "the new forward devel- opment of Government as In- dicated by Iho announcement tliat (hero will bo measures Umard Bcriplion of. wealth, probably in form of an Income lax. NOMINATIONS IN NORTM, Kdmonton, Juno W. A.' Ilac, f.lbcral; M. P. Mlcliih, Conscryatlrc, and II. Adalr, ft Independent, wort nom'lnatcti for Peace niver' constituency !n tlitl Alberta legislature yes- terday. The electloii will Irt, held Junu 29. head of all Ihc special lirlllsii slona with full oireti incir held Junu 29. The AthiJfciJscir1 nctMUesj negotiate wHIr AniCrlnari olcclion wllfbc oh Jdne 2T.--J officials and report'to' Vanovis mlnlalerlcs at home, v- ;