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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 27, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta BIG ATTRACTIONS AT RED CROSS CARNIVAL ON HAND VOLUME xn. LETimiUDGE, ALBEUTA, WKIXXIvSDAY, JUNK NUMUKR 107 Arrest Head of Hun Spies in the U. S. New York, June man reported to be the head of the Gcrmiri spy syctem rhreufth which Information alleged to have reached Berlin from the United wat arrested here today. He hlrhielf ac Webber, German naval retervt of- ficer, 54 years old, of Ho to ken, N. -J. Clean Sweep for Martin Government in Sister Lose Number of Scats. TtcElna, Sa3k., Juno reiiurts un lo noon today Indicated (ho election of 45 Liberals anil six Con -seri'allves In tho Saskatchewan lira vlnclal elections yesterday. Maple Creek, earlier Sn Ihe clay placed In tho doubtful column, was'rlalmcd (or (hi govcrument by Liberal hcailqusitcr! -here. Kolelm Thunder Creek are sill doubUul and In the lormcr the Llbcra candidate Is leading, while Ihe Con servallve .in" Thunder Creek has a present majority. All of Iho cablne ministers ?nd W. B. Wlllougiiby. lead er of the opposition, wore returned Kui ui-i'iiv wiiiiieiuUft Inijcjiendcii candidates Has elected. Tho only wo -man In the Held, Mrs. S. V. H running In'Thunder Creek, was de fcalcj. A Clean Sweep Juns 20. Tho Liberal Sffojil Saskatchewan almost clean li today's vlll have more than 60 of the 59 seats In Ihe legisla- ture. The MRiiin government baa .been Indorsed by an even more over- vhclsilng majority Mian wag Evccoriled tlie Scott government In 1512. Of tho seven Conservatives ill Uio last only Iwo aro definitely known at-midnight to ha .re-eleclcil, Vlllongliby, Hie opnosllion-lcad- 'er Glenn, wliq wa-s not opposed oy'Ihe Liberals In'Soutli Qn'- 'AppelleVtuC was opposed, by an Inde- olher Iii. Saslui- toon 'City; The winning o! Saskuloon cohBtltules the "only giin'from the On-'the other hand, the Liberals wrested Lumsiicn, Jloose Jaw County, Prince Albert'and Willow Hunch from the opposition. Defeated l Regina, Saslr., June 27. heRdnnartors announced morning at 10.30 Ibat According lo a telegram from; Maple Colquhoun, Liberal, hid a makjrlty ot 197 with 57 heard from, and tliat D.' J. Wylle, at 3 o'clock this morning, conceded Ihe election to his oppouenl. .lenorfa received before noon "oiit Liberal headquarters were that Willow Bunch had a Llbc'ra mmjorlty of SSI anil that In Elrose McNlb had a lead of 120, while Touch wool had piled.up 659 of a majority The Ltheral .candidate's election.a Cypress now retarded as sure. No further.reporla materially alfecl Ing Ihc 2.30 alaaSlog have been recclv ed 60. far. June Five. Liberals and tbreeSconservallves nud one French- Cflnadian fr-3m Quebec arc expected to on tho conscription debate this afternoon and evening and they are nol expected to rise unllTa late hour F. D. Carvell will lead and oUicr spenkers will be Dr. Seely ol.Ham- bolill, Sir Herbert Ames. Dr. Edwards of Krontcnac, Emmanuel Devlin Wright, c; A. Gauvieau ot Temlscou la, P. A. Scguln, of L'Assuinpllon, au employees In their demand for i shorter day and nlso for. a ifcase In crcasejn proportion id Ihc high''cost of -firing.' Big PlaiiiS for Red Cross Carnival Monday V fine be nothlna to bar full fn food ttj't enUrUlnmcnt DM Red at the exhibition ground) en Dominion Day, Tnt.aporU evtnti In themwlvw will ttlnKllon. will about i o'clock, and are many eyenU In part of th- lo warrant a ocod rttcndamt. Follewtni will bill tatwrtn Lefhbrldfe and Tntn thtn be tlVimitlnf, iktrje'irt. maKlnj every preparation to hindlc large irowd, hi W (Mrt many from the coutrtryatdc Mill conic In for (he Tb.fi rjill.'MMmmedadon jtUlnlnf >r'' r.'rator ifiU.rKt will of the big events of tha 'prfc will ttr thnAplonihlp >f Southern tnt l( niMcieil will Th: whokof.iht. from tipcnies will bt devoted 16 the V Several Killed in Stetlin When Police Turn Guns on won Ihe coveted dmliuction of 1 been, decorated, 'by. -French': generals GruiK-de-Gu'erre-for'g'allanlrj Gothenburg, Sweden. June cording given the newspaper. Tijd resident In Goth- enburg, who attended them, the recent hunger riots in Stetlin were of a mosl siirioils nature. 'Several persons were The'.riots began June 18, The moo wasi.coriinoscd largely of women. _ .._.. ___ ______, ._ Tils mobs.iiluiidcrcd shops and broke ,cd: from a holiday, 'apparently im-1 windows: One girl was reported to --3 been, slnbbed through Iho body with n sword. In; Hie central parl of the city Ihc soidicrs. used liiachlnc guns'flnd bnyonclsand several arc lo, liave .been killed-near the liansa Driclge. Machine liost- cd at .various of the' city throiighbul' Ihe following was generallyrresumed'June 20. mmm. fxjndorr, June war of- fice report hostiln attack altempled early this morning, against our, new positions nortSwest of'Fonlalne Les .Croislllcs fii i-revcnlcd" from .developing by our "We.matlc.a sucrcssful of Oppy and captured .i few prlsdners and a raid allcinnlcd by .the. enemy, south- west of La Ilassee" was slopped by our fire." Artillery Active Paris, June 27. Heavy artillery fighting., continues ID 'the region', of lluricblsc, saya toilay's ofncial an- nounceinenl, FRENCH TROOM IN ATHENS. Athens, June 27, via l.on J'reticli Iroops OTCUP- led the .district near Iho sladlum' and other polalj In Athens Ihls morning. MARKETS. .-f. i..'., LtciMrack wheat .inth oaia 133 216 WEATHER i TO BOOST RECRUITING New Ydrk, 'June Carpcnticr, rlmhinlbn vnlghl.piiglllsl. of Franco.and .aviator In llie', French army, will arrive'here' ;wllhln tuo weeks loVgive" a scries of ex.- lilbnlonE thronshoul the United Stales to booat ac-1 cording to his. manager! It; M. on the' MB Ima lioiiOrB self, bnt for every'mcrabefjot.. trlct, he being the first Canadian'ofTlc er to have ueen given.Uils'distinction He is the only son ol tlie late Sam Sliarpe, who came here'in'187-4 will llic first detachment of llie R.N.W.J1 and Ills mother, now.'Mrs. W; T Eddy, lives in Calgary, His only aieler Mrs. W. Ijflrmour, whose .hushan'r Meut- Lamtotir, is also in al present, tlie ot Mrs. KemmiS- A Big Rancher Before enlistment Major Sbarpe va one of the hlg ranchers in the Cowle nclghborhODd, he had spent his boj hood in Finchcr Creek, hayibg bee" horn In the liouse now.known'aa th old rcclory anil Is now-In hla 271 year. lie re'cclTcd his schooling-her under Ihe principalshln A.'Ros and laler altonded thc.Ayds.lerii Cai ada gained a.'sllv'er meda for good conduci in 1905-1906.' Major was one of the jeadli officers of the 23rd Albert a Hanger liaviiig during the last'mijltary. schoc ,erm- hefore war. his papers as captain. He eriliste here v.itli the 13Sth ns llcuicnanL'an laler left Calgary with a draft. Afte Going overseas he red and crossed lo .France1 in short lime. He was mapVcap'laln'an later raised to Ihe rank of major'.' Ho was. married durlng'a" furlou'g in Gngland el Christmas time to Ml Xorg J.l. Mitchell, who had rclurned Englaiid after being a-' resident Lundbrcck for some time. v Tlie major comes old-.flgh ing having several anceslo who had won military nmonf'lhcm being General Sir Havclock; Iho famous general of llie Indian.mutiny.. Klegln, who has arrived here. fi ovevinuent Will Tic Comirclled (o Take Ac- tion Against Some ol Those i I.ondon. 'June 27. report of. e commission which has been In- stigating the McsopolamU exned'l- on ]s treated by the press today MS first clasa sensation. Edllcrlals