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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 21, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta vte LETII BRIDGE ALB JUNK 1918 162 FACE STARVATN GRAVE EVENTS PENDING ONHtfllSH FRONTAUSTRIA FAILS Pood Conditions Germany Are Becoming Worse Now War Unpopular With Labor German People FeatGrumble Openly BecauseThey Will BeSent to Front CIVILIANS TRY TO ESCAPE FROM BERLIN BECAUSE OF CONDITIONS June condi tions fn Germany are becoming worse and there is great discon tent there owing to reduction in the bread according to a Dutchman Interviewed by the cor respondent of the Times at The The Dutchman had just returned from working in the Krupp plant at which he left because he could not stand the food The German he feared to grumble lest they be sent to the The correspondent says that the corroborates what he has heard from many other wit nesses and One popular saying Is that the people will pay 100 marks for a sick dog to x CURSE THE The war is becoming very un popular the workers but the feeling ebbs and flows with the tide of Germanys success and the are IfLKD FROM BERLIN TO ESCAPE CONDITIONS June of Berlin1 attempted to escape from Germany Thursday In two One succeeded in landing In Denmark but the other was brought down in the Baltic Sea by German The machine whfch landed in Den mark had two one of whom was a reserve is a professor of the University of They say they fled from Berlin because of the conditions j Third in Two Against Registration Runs High NEW PICTURES OF NEWSENATORS jne against registration is running high In Lotbinjere County and an other bombing outrage it reported from that county tHe third in the laet two The lat est reported attempt was made in the small parish of where few daysrago bomb was exploded in middle of the night near the residence of Mayor harm News from Sainte Edouard de Lotbiniere reports but owing to meagre means of no particulars are A message received from Saint Crolx says that in other parishes a number of absen tees military service are parading ad openly defying any the registration of man and woman power in the Trouble also Is reported from Maneeatti Nlcolet IN AUSTRIAN BRIDGE GERMAN PAPERS ATTACK THE KAISER June Ger man papers openly attack the speech made by Emperor William at German great headquarters on the occasion of his The Post of Munich says that the feast could have been cele brated by a measure of clemency and humanity instead of with a speech of warlike tenor against England without containing words of thanks to his own The paper concludes that the Anglo Saxon races sre open enough to accept the emperors Italian Army June first American aviator to fly on the Italian front went today on a bombing and succeed ed in blowing two riolet In a new Austrian bridge across the The iavlation forces on this front nre rnost intense ARE EXPECTED Enemy Activity Rapidly In creasing Before British Lines in Trenches BRITISH FRENCH BOTH IMPROVE THEIR LINES WEST FRONT Austria Near Revolt Over Food Conditions Vienna Scene of a Huge Strike SENATOR HARMER MICHENER Austrians Failed June efforts of the Austrians to widen the north eastern salient on the the keystone of the Piave front toward the have Premier Orlando informed parlia ment The enemys losses during the day were the premier The Italians took several hundred Toward the the premier theBnemy again succeed ed In croefftg the Monte Belluna Railway ar several points near the NI versa but was promptly On the lower Piave the Italians gained more June easy ualties reported during the week ended today aggregated Will Not Be Called Till After of Num bers Registered June thous tnd mon of 19 years of ago have reg istered for service under tho Military Service As indicated It Is not tho Intention of thn government to pall any of the men to the colors probably before harvest is Keen satisfaction is ho way in which the young mon re Buouded to tho call to In a number of cases the number ot trations was considorahly higher Hianr he estimated possible Over tho Dominion as a actual reg istration was per cant of the estimated possible Registrations by districts were as for Quohut district still being incomplete 910 Quebec John 378 Konora 30Q Winnipeg Van improved conditions in tho prov ince of Quuboc lire reflcrted in tho Jlonlrcul and Hull In Mon actual registration was uf tin estimate and in Hull per possible registration tor Dominion was May Try Out a Fettferal Scheme Including Scotland and Waled Also June speech of Karl Curzon in the house of lords night Is regarded In the lobby of par liament as an admission of a break down in the governments Irish policy and it is believed hat no further at tempts will be at least some to introduce a Home It is understood the government now favors a Federal solution of the prob lem which will be applicable also to Wales and PremierLloyd ieorge has meet a depu tation from all parties In both houses of desirous ot setting up a commissionto draft such a Federal Appealed to Them to Rise Against the French But Or der Soon Restored GEM YEARS New June successor of Pas tor as head of the In ternational Bible Students Assoc x iatlon and six of hje werr today contenced to twenty years imprisonment acy to violate the Esplonagt JAP AVIATOR KILLED June the Japanese aviator In the French has been Killed In an aerial Hu was lighting against a number of machine was set on fire by incendiary bul Ho jumped from airplane at a height of about thousand and fell behind the French 73 37 Forecast Fine and warm June Germany tried to use the recent offensive for her own purpose in is de tailed in an official note made pub lic The note is based documents Intercepted by General the French resident general in in They are signed by a German agent named Hermann and Mulai Abudel uncle of the sultan of The documents announced the re sumption of the offensive in France as having been set for May and urged the Beniouarlan tribe to rise against the French the moment wan particularly The Musaelinans have but one Kasiel Hadj who is the conQueror of France and isabout to deliver the documents Mulai Abudel Melek said he ob tained supplies from the Spanish He said he had more money than ever and offered franca to every adherent to the gen eral the French soon restored Ouy a few Mor occans were influenced by the prom ises of Mulai Abudel Germany Promises All Terri tory Gained By Greece in 1913 June dispatch to the Journal des Debats from Geneva says Germany has guaranteed to Bulgaria not only Socg and but all the territory gained by Greece in by the treaty of Bucharest in order to satisfy the growing dlssat isfaction over the treaty with Auger at toe correspondent is Greece is now called Bulgarias cipal enemy by the Bulgarian A of the central powers will be bald in in under the chairmanship of King at which the Ukraine 4lao will ha represented to discuss the economic development of tlm tho correspondent asserts June soldiers are now holding the fighting line for a distance of thirtyeight miles on the western according to Information given members of the house mi litary committee today at the weekly conference with Secre tary of War Baker and General chief of This mileage is held by all American forces under the com mand of American locat ed at six different places along the Other Americans are at front with British and French Members of the committee were told that there was no thought of diminishing the move ment of troops across the Atlan tic because of the operation of U boats off the American After the Represen tative Caldwell of New York said as far as America was concerned the war will begin next Septem CZECH IROOPS CAUSE June By As sociated con trol of sections of the transSibelan railway has completely stopped all wlro communications be tween Siberia and Russia and has re sulted in dppriving European Russia of toe Siberian grain CzechoSlovaks now control tho southern section of the transSiberian Railway from Samara to the Volga Trhelyubinsk and tho Siber ian nrein line on tho tp Novo also thenorthern branch from Tchelyablnsk to The conflict between the Izecho Slovajt forces and the Soviet mentbegan on May when the Sov iets attempted to enforce the order of Leon minister of to disarm all the CzechoSlovak forces on tUelr way to Vladivostok for trans portation Claihes occurred June Agen events are impending on the British according to military who see in the intensity of the German ade at various p6lnts the prelim inary steps of a new German at It is pointed out that the Fourth Army Group under Crown Prince Rupprecht of has had time for reorganization dur ing the three weeks since it was engaged in battle is now ready for a new effort along the It has been established that un its of Crown Prince Rupprechts army were engaged in the abor tive attack on Rheims Tuesday Is considered proof by the LHomme Libre the German crown princes army is tired and June troops last carried out operations on the front southwest of Sois resulted in the im provemenlT of their positions In the neighborhood of A similarMmprovement was effected farther south of this near The War Office made these announcements The text of the statement rends French have improved their positions north of Faverolles and in the region south of Haut A score of prisoners re mained in the hands of the The night was calm on the rest of the BRITISH SUCCESS June ex tensive raiding and patrol opera tions were carried out by British troops last night the Arras regiop and on the front to the south toward Attempts by the Germans to regain the ground won yesterday by the Brit near Merls on the Flanders front were todays War The text of the statement reads During the night we captured a few prisoners and machine guns and inflicted many casualties up on the enemy in Encoun ters Aveloy in the neighborhood of Heberturne and and onboth banks of the Several hostile attempts to recapture the ground gained by us yesterday northwest of Merls were repulsed with loss to the There is nothing further to re American Front June pat rols suffered considerable losses northwest of Chateau Thierry jincl in I the Woevre Oenerai Pershing reported today in his communication for Austria Desperate for Food and Demands That Hungary and Germany Supply Her VIENNA COUNCIL IS DEMANDING BREAD RATION BE RAISED June sit uation at and the industrial centers in that dis says the Neue Freie Presse of Vienna has become so serious that the Austrian government either will be compelled to in crease the bread ration or run the risk of still further exciting the working fatter the newspaper every communication would be cut off and a revolution would break KILLEO IN fN ACCIDENT native son haBaivou his life for the Empire in the person of Flight Royal Air who was killed ini an air accident in He was born in New West minster and had lived for some in News of his death was received Flight Smith went overseas last HVQHE9 MAY REMAIN LONDON IN June is a growing im pression in says The Age that William at several The Czechoslovak Hughes the Australian prein organizations originally numbered about forty thousand me Of these nearly reached involved in an effort to resist are chiefly cen about Minister Trotzky has ordered the in the Volga region pf men of tho last five military classes to inovo the Czecho will either remain in Lon don as Australian special rep resentative or take up his resi denee in America in a similar Premier Hughes is now in London attending the sessions of the Imperial war cabinet and thu imperial con June than one hundred thousand persons have gone on strike in the Vul can arsenal and the Warschallow ski Airplane in ac cording to a dispatch from Zurich to the Exchange Telegraph Com The dispatch adds riots have occurred at Ottakring and Brig suburbs of WANT RATIOri RAISED June work council of Vienna in ail night session morning adopted a resolution de manding that the ration be raised immediately and that until it reaches normal size greater quantities of other food be given the according to re ports reaching Copenhagen and transmitted by the Exchange Tele graph The council pro tested against the adoption of a policy of not summoning parlia ment anil demanded that wages be raised and night work in the factories limited as the men and women are to do hard owing to the lack the council requested the working people to prevent riots in the Hungary Is Hungry June many provin ces of Hungary there is only onethird of onequarter of food left to main tain the population in former Premier Tisza declared in a speech to the Hungarian parliament yester according to a Budapest tele gram to by the Exchange Telegraph Germany must bo added the former that population was just as badly situated as regards food supplies as the citiz ens of It would tax Hun garys efforts to the utmost to hold out until the new he At Wits End June newspap ers are quoting a parly man itesto which declares that the workers and small office in Austria are at their wits end to maintain existence of the food situation in the says a Central News des patch from Amsterdam In many Austrian towns these classes are threatened with absolute famine while similar conditions prevail in the liohemenian and in towns in The situation is uflared to bn tirrlble points wucre tii population has not seen biertd or potatoes for AntiSemitic Jiiie 21 TKiS coires at 1 ankfort of tlm that it is 1 fmhtrg thnt iho dis turbances are antl svmltlc There has been rioting in the last few the respondent at Viellchka and elsewhere In and has led to great A Jew ish organization for has taken it is to end the Trouble With June whichhas been declining fractionally daily on the Amsterdam dropped another Cull ftplnt Austrian ave weak It is pointed out here that the reports last week of the difficulties between Austria and Germany are now confirmed despite the denial made by Austrian consuls pn June Further June Informa tion confirming reports of Intense re sentment and excitement in Austria over the of bread ration is quoted from Austrian newspapers by the correspondent ot the Times at The Among the subsidiary causes of the anger Is the fact that notification of the reduction was not made until noon Monday although it had been from early that morning when loud and excltod protests were Premier Von Seydler w accused by the Socialist Arbeiter Zeitung of ducing a disastrous situation by oring the agrarians and It says the situation could certainly have been The paper rails against Germany and Hungaryand tells the authorities they must im mediately draw tho attention ot those countries to the fact that food condi tions in Austria are intolerable and demand necessary It Cannot The Austrian population cannotf starve while Germany and Hungary have tqlerably adequate The Austrian government must be placet under tutelage even in matters relat ing to the food It has deserv ed to be subjected to guardship but the population must not be punished by starvation for the failure tho The The weekly food ration 111 the Daily Mail correspondent at The Hague quotes the Arbeiter fceltung Vienna as is as follows Tweatytwo ounces of pound of potatoes of which half can not be one ounce of black bran one ounce of another milk pro one ounce and a Half of six and onehalf ounces of one seven ounces of meat little and The newspaper adds that meat lowance is night1 for Grudging Aid From Germany June enoughGermany is assisting famish ing Austria from her own scant sup plies and the news bur eau of Berlin publishes the communication At the beginning war the i duel monarchy had to feed a popula tion of on an area of square Germany people on an area of square Germany has a population of 120 to the square kilo metre and Austria only cultivated area in Austria Hungary is square and in Germany Only 35 per cent of the German population aro practical farmers against 65 per cent in Has Three to One Vote Ove His Oliver former city asses was yesterday elected commis sioner of public works to fill out tho imexplred portion of Commissioner Graces term by a vote of better than three to one over ExMayor William Oliver who had offered his services without The result came as no surprise to those who have been closely watching the campaign during the past two or three Thede tails of the vote by polls follow Westminster school 240 64 City Hall 272 110 Car Barns 138 37 ti50 211 Majority for The results were known about nlm oclock last night and there was grea rejoicing in the camp of the foimti city who had behind him in his campaign a very efficient organ ization of loyal Meech had a threetoone major ity In every In the North Loin bridge poll his majority was particu larly he having polled almost n four to one vote in that part ot the BARON RHONDDA ILL June Grave re ports of the condition of Baron British food come from his homo in where he has bean confined by a serious illness for several It is probable that he will be unable to resume his work aa the food it ho o ;