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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 22, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta JUNE BATTLE TROUPE IN WRECKSITUATION IN AUSTRIA WORSE Report or Attack on Emperor As Ever STREET RIOTS ARE COMMON IN CITIES POLICE SUPPRESS i J Circus Troupe Annihilated When Pullmans Crash Through Five Coaches String of Empty Pullmans Plows Through Five Coaches Con taining Circus Troupe Horrible Wreck on Michigan Must Have Been Dead at Post for He Ran Past Several Danger June are current on the Amsterdam ex change today that an attempt has been made on the life of Emper or Charles of says a Cen tral News dispatch from Amster The reports are uncon STREET RIOTS June to the Vienna Iveue Freie during serious street riots in the police and military were called out and took strict measures and issued warnings to parents making them responsible for the actions of their cays an Exchange Telegraph dis fronr GREAT June to the Arheiter of a flreattttike movement has devel oped in the Austrian capital though is not fyjenr j Workers has saying it hopes tnSgovernment will understand In view of the strike movement how necessary It Is increase the food Situation In June Times cor respondent atThe Hague informed through a Dutch source that the rem nants of some severely tried Austrian regiments arrived in Vienna on June many of tho men being slightly These troops were employ ed on June IS to patrol the but June this afternoon the Michigan Central subject to showed 69 dead and 115 injured in the circus train of the Michigan Cent ral reported that the Michigan had gone temporarily Insane from The engineer was Sar of TEN MORE BODIES June more bodies were later taken from the from the Michigan Central and the list of dead was thus creased to The 1st re mains at CIRCUS June personnel of the HagenbachJVallRce Circus is be lieved to have been practically wiped out in a disastrous railroad collision between Hammond According to meagre details received at Michigan ContraJ offices a hundred or more persons were kill ed or Injured in which membersof the circus were demolished by rearend colli The show was travelling In two sec tions of aMichigan train go ing fromMichigan City to At Bast rvBfifibe If llttt caused the second section fK A train their bearing was such they All public buildings are now guarded by the police heretofore having been unable to dis perse such gatherings as they oc From the same source it is learned that a Bulgarian commission has arrived in Vienna to negotiate with the Austrian government con cerning a change in relations with The1 Times correspondent cites in formation apparently from Vienna that the collection oi the harvest in Germany and Hungary will be strictly a etato affair owing to the fact that Austria now enters the new harvest year without any supplies whatever and therefore tho best me thod of securing grain must be Tells of Busei Juno Alexander the speaking before the Hungarian cham ber ot deputies made a statement concerning the industrial strikes and referred to the serious trouble in factories and on railways and the extension of the strikes to several Tho premier told liow the workmen in a locomotive works were fired four of their number holng killed and nineteen The proceedings In the chamber end ed in a sharp exchange Pre mier Wekerle and Count loader of the Independent CANARY ISLANDERS HAVE BEEN POISONED June cable 1o the Toronto Mall and consul ut reports offtcluljr that many Canary Islanders have been poisoned by drinking wines and liquors fortified with alcohol Irom drums found float ing about the It is believed those drums were cast afloat by neu tral shjJH to Uboats with Blindness death were caused liy drinking this the symptoins which would result from the drinking of wood empty JPullmanB coming to crasMdHnibit the engine plowing its way through thesday and four sleep ing The injured were taken to hospitals at Hammond Ran Past June general passenger agent of the Mich igan Central said that his only explan ation of the wreck was that the engin eer on the train of empty cars must have been dead at the In no other way can raccount or the fact that he ignored all the usual dan ger signals placed hythe circlle said He ran past two block two red lights and the usual ifuses planted between the rails and throwing off a brilliant red light visible for a long engineer 10 My in formation is that with the exception FOiilC TO FlUMR ot this whose fate is a mys no one on the train of pullnrans was hul It will be some Ume before anaccurate list of the dead can bo It Is the worst wreck in the history of the I Two in a The large number of persons in the list Is said to be due to the practice of show trains sleeping two persons to a The coaches were pullmans of an obsolete type convert ed into gaudily painted show Among thosfl reported missing are the Rooney family of bareback riders the Meyer family of animal the Omtrell equestriennes Harry La Mark Ad ams and Joe Heavy loss in dead and injured is said to have occurred among the ballet of 100 Daylight was just beginning to show when the crash Those thrown from the wreck stood in their iilgrit Welpless while their comrades perished In the Surgeons and nurses were dispatched from Whiting and other nearby 40 Bodies Juno oclock this morning it was said that forty bodies had been received morgues here and that on the v Wreck June telephone message from Gary sakl the heivy steel pullmans crashed through the lighter coa6hes like so much Tlife wreck Here and there in the wreckage legs and arms protruded and groans tea titled to the suffering of those still Trainmaster Whipple of the Michigan was on the train and was reported among the Many of the injured from the wrecked circus train were taken to Margarets Hospital in Hammond and it was said that fifty others had been taken to the hospitals at June troops last night attempted raiding op erations in the vicinity of southwest of Mont They were says the war office Similar operations under taken by the enemy in Upper Al sace were equally BRITISH June by Bri tish troops In the region east of Amiens anil In the sectors of Flan ders are reported by the war of fice Prisoners were taken and casualties Inflicted upon the text of the state ment We Captured a few prisoners last night and Inflicted casualties on the enemy in raids and patrol encounters In the VillersBreton neux and Straieele There is nothing further to re Nearly Million Sammies Have Crossed to France Says Authority Americans Making Good Record Now in Shipment of Are Five Months Ahead of Their March Gives Some Very Encouraging Figures Regarding United States Editors New York Tribune Ac cused of Libel Against Hearst Many and Calder to Attend Wai Conference June Nine hundred thousand men have been shipped across the General March told newspaper correspond ents at the weekly conference to These include the troops shipped from all American ports of The United States today Is five months ahead of its program for placing an army in Gen era March The figures on American troop shipments are significant since General March at his conference last week fixed the number ship ped at more than the ad dition of one hundred thousand during the week showing the rate of progress that is being Italians and Allies Can Be Said to Have Won 3ays Premier Orlando GREATITALIAN AVIATOR MISSING June Robert Boi den Rowell attende the waT cabinet to lay halt an Important fconferetice with Si General Turner aiu General of the Railway Con atructlon and General McDoi of the Forestry Subse quently Sir Robert conferred with Sir William Beardmore respecting the es tablishment of a shipbuilding yard at Further negotiations await the arrival of Ballan minister of naval It IB probable the visit of Premier Borden to the troops at the front will be delayed until the arrival of Gen eral It is understood Hie duly of repre senting Canada at the war conference has been confided to Mei ghen and as the premier is closely occupied with matters under consideration ty the Imperial war cabinet of great moment and Rowell is assisting Sir Robert In these The lord mayor of Cardiff inter viewedSir Robert urging a visit to Cardiff to receive the freedom of the city at an early Sir Rob ert is unable to fix a date but hopes to visit Cardiff boefre returning Italian Headquarters in North ern June Bar acca who was considered Italys premier is misjsing after a battle with enemy His machine fell inside the hostile lines after it had caught fire dur ing the On the day he was brought he had taken the air five times to engage machines in Signer Baracca was a former major of He was 35 years He had flown more than one thousand times in chasing enemy machines and also had been on seventy bombing AIR MAIL SERVICE The Announced is Confirm ed Here SALE RESUMED ON MONDAY The tax sale will resum ed at the city hall on with auctioneer Waddlngton in That of former vicepresident of District of been appointed assistant to Commissioner Armstrong in charge of niinlng operations in Dis trict in the statement appear Ign in the Calgary of Fri ThoCanadlan says John of has been appointed aa practical assistant to Coal Commissioner by the federal Jones has had 30 years experience in prac tical comprising a wide know ledge of and bituminous This it is is the fulfilment of a promise given to the miners when they were at tawa in the Jones is presi dent of the Alberta Federation of and it is expected that he will move to Calgary to take up residence i The Hertld eltf eJutfrM Jo Jn touch with tele phone conversation residence elicited the tact tht he U now In the Edmonton district Jones stated IftfprBiWtaB was New Jfme Mills publisher of the New York Tri bune Adolph publisher of the New York Times Errol assistant editor of th and John night city editor of the Timesi were Indicted by a coun ty grand jury yesterday charged with having published in their paper a criminal lilief against wife the publisher of tho New York and thei New York who is chairman of the Social Welfare COIOL mlttee of the Mayors committee of women on national complains of the by the yapors of articles about her activities in thatca in which a woman was i aa say shewas Ball for defendants was fixed at PROTESTANTS AT WiH Challenge Statement of Doherty Regarding Catholic College There To Be Inaugurated Sunday Wont Attempt To Break Records June Royal Aerial Mail between Montreal and Toronto in augurated on Sunday morning by Captain Bryan Peck of the Air arrived herp by air from yester The first malt consignment comprise only official correspond ence with letters of greeting from Mayor Martin of this city to May or Church of and some others from prominent Captain Peck will not attempt to break any time records and is expected to arrive in Toronto either Sunday evening or Mon day and al ready entered on The MM jpmajlian that Jones Me AK berta Federation ig Uicor recU he Instrumental in organizing that At time Jones was labor against ptewart for seat in the provincial JAPAN June Artjajir of a cousin of King George of and eon ofthe Duke 9f Cohnaught formerly governorgeneral of here today welcomed by high British and Japan ese The Princes welcome as is ctstom ary on receiving a Royal tut markedly 11 Prince Arthurs mission to to present to the Japanese emperor the baton ot a field marshal of tha British ah honorary appoint raont conferred on Great Far Eastern June Ger mans are massing more and more allied both officers and men along the Rhine and in fron tier says the Lausanne An Alsatian newspaper reports that five allied prisoners were killed and six wounded dur ing recent air raid Thionville Protest ant ministers of Guelph do not in tend to allow the statement made in yesterdays papers by Do minister of to go un A meeting of the spe cial committee appointed by the min isterial association wias held yesterday afternoon when the whole matter was arain thoroughly Palmer stated that it was the inten tion of the ministers to deal with the whole question in their pulpits on Sunday and demand that they be ac corded fair treatment and justice at the hands of the military He further stated that one of the young men who was in the Novitiate at the time of the raid already is in uniform in name is O Leary and he was a member of the first contingent which wont to Eng For the Boys At Frank t today is Initiating a nsw campaign on behalf of the invalid soldiers in the Frank San Various organisations in the city have done much for these and the Herald is now under taking to keep them supplied with uptodate reading matter in the of periodicals and maga The Herald asks that clt Issns donate their periodicals of aftsR they are through to these A shlp fflMMlitwIII from the Hsr aid Saturday and are asked to save their nes in the office the No pariod should be gJvsnflonly those have beenreceived during and are about to be dls In thisway the Herald hojifi to keep thsi at Frank withmore or Isss upto rtading ON VISIT TO FRONT Men Determined to Finish Says Premier Deeply Impressed June Norm of Stewart of and Martin of have return ed here alter several days visit to the Canadianlines in where they saw the men of their own pro both in the rear lines nearer the All three ministers are deeply impressed with tliV man ner in which thewhole Canadian or ganisation in France is The nearer you get to the line the you find way bewarweajJanss some our deter mined to OuUh it said ILLEGAL EXPf FLOUR Exportation of Flour to Without a License is Prohibited June Canada Food Board is determined to stop the prac tice of persons a transporting flour across the Inter national boundary into the United Some time ago the food board was informed that certain persons who proved to be citizens of the Un ited were coming across the border to Cornwall and other points in buying flour and taking it across the line In automobiles or in other This situation was partly but recently reports hare been received that Indians are buying flour in Canada and taking it across the where it is delivered to certain It is pointed out that the exporta tion of flour without a license is pro hibited by order in council and that any person so exporting us nisting in its export is liable to a heavy 1 CASUALTIES Che the and be a great er apeet to the cpuntijy than ever bp Premier THE WEATHER Low The steadily increasing participation by American troops in the fight ing in Trance was sharply mark ed In todays casualty Of the 153 including three were killsd in the heaviest death from battle field RETURN TO RUSSIA THROUGH June sol diers living In of them dsssrtsrs aiMlsfufitlvss from German and Austrian otrnps will bs Mms to Rus sia by way of They number about one Con sent for the transmission of two tralnloids of Russians ovsr Qsr man territory hat obtained from the German CAVALRY AND AIRMEN PLAY BIG PART IN DEFEATING AUSTRIANS June battle sit uation is unchanged and infantry engagements were not resumed during says the statement issued last night to the Italian parliament by Premier It is now permissible to say that the battle has been the premier told the deputies Friday according to the The the premier add are trow gathering all able men in certain sections of true mountain Only a small part of theirreserves have been drawn on by the FRESH STRUGGLES June on the Italian northeastern front are foreshadowed by the bringing up of fresh reinforcements by the telegraphs the Milan of the German reinforcements also are said to be on the point of arriv at this dfcRMAN PROPOSAL June proposed to Austria to send twelve German divisions to the Italian front to replace twelve Austrian divisfbns to be sent to says an unconfirmed re port in circulation In transmitted to the Daily Mail correspondent at The Italian Official June semiofficial note issued last night concerning tho Austrian offensive says The Italian counter offensive is absolutely superior to the enemy of Yesterday in the Montello and on the TrevisoSan Dona di Piave Road and toward the Zensoa the Italians reduced by a good half the ground won by the enemy la his grand attack on the preceding Statements of prisoners and number of dead counted on the show that the Auatrlans lost heavilfl in the days The attack sat Losson was carried out by a fresh composed ol the 15th and 32nd Schuetzon corps and special The counter preparations caught the emy while assembling and threw him into his at tack was and thanks the artillery support a strong portion got a footing on thet edge of but later was enveloped by a rapid and brisjc counter Eighty men were captured and the remainder vere killed or At Cortellazzo the check was eq ually costly for the Bluu ackets and Bersagliori succeeded in i surprise attack in breaking into the hird sowing death and terror among defenders and capturing 200 The dash enabled the Italians to widen theif Cavalrymen and Airmen Italian Army June artillerymen and airmen are giving effective aid to the Italian infantry in driving tho Austrians toward the One of the principal activities of allied aviators is to prevent Austrian airmen from delivery of sacks ot tread and otherdry foods to the Aus trlun troops on the western side ot the where the Austrlaus still are fighting Around Montello and in region of the Lower Piave Italian cavalry is being used push the enemy They are aided by armored cars carrying machine The rising waters of the Piave and the activity of the Italian artillery ars making it difficult for the Austrians toobtain While the water Vies some bridges away and damages the gunners are sinking and hammering the danwjged bridges and Explosive Italian Headquarters in Northern June out of every tea Italian soldiere wounded In tho pre sent fighting bear positive indications of the use of explosive bullets by the Thwaite of the erican Hed has by hospital V ;