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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 27, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VULUM1-: xi. LirniBHiiJC.t:, alberta, tihhsday, .hxi-: 2A. i!>jr. Strezmanii said tho �peech had a most doprossing effect. ft offered (iie Oorninn people, he said, stones tor broad, Tlio deputy dei'lared (hat no negotl.atlons. hut hammer blows,* bro\ight peace In tl\� ^nst and nnld that thu reason the �world refused to bolieve In Gorman victories in hecanse Oornnin statesmen are almost afraid to mention them. In reply the forelKU secretary explained that what ho monnt was that military success must, he followed by negotiations. Chanctellor Von Hart-Itng also emphasised the same point, �ie(dnrinK'^ that Von Kviohlmaun's itntemenl must not be regarded as WoaUenlnK lliu German determination for victory. Tho Nord Deutsche AllKemciii Z�l-tiuiR oxpectB tho speech will asaln !urn discussion abroad to tho questions -donlt with, espednlly as to ve-.sponsibiilty lor continuance of Ihe war. "yesterday was a lo.-il. day," coai-ments the Lokal Auzelger. Thf) Kreuse Zoltune thinks it might l)ave boon hotter if Secretary Von Kuehlmann had bo6n silent raeardInK rcihitlons with hostile countries and tho possibility of peace. EX-CZAR NICHOLAS. Who Is Now Believed to Have Been Assassinated. WILL CARRY OUT BULLETINS CLEM^NCEAU ACCEPTS Paris, June 27;-Premier Clem-enceau has accepted the invitation of the American chamber of commerce to attend its luncheon on the Fourth of July. He has promised to make a brief speech. OIL CLOTH RESTRICTED Washington, June 27.-Oil cloth and linoleum were placed on the list of restricted imports today by the war trade board. Outstanding licenses have been revoked as to shipments from ?,broad after July 3 and no new applications arc being considered. WON'T ALTER IT London, June 27.-(Reuters Ottawa Agsncy)-Replying to Com- mander Bellairs in the house of commons, Mr. Bonar Law stated that the government was of the opinion that there was no reason to alter the title of colonial secretary. Will Enforce Conscription Necessary in Spite of Opposition. if London. Junr> 27.-(Special Cable to Toronto Mail and Empire)-Tho government's inti'utions regarding con- i scrlptiou in Ireland were stated by Lord l''rench, the lord lieutenant, at u luncheoii Riven in his honor by the lord uuiyor of IJelfnsl yesterday. 1 le said: t must slate jilainly and omplialic-ally that the government of Ireland will carry.out its duty in this respect .iiilfltUt'l)lnKly. without fear or favor a!id_ln.lhe face of whatever opposition, whether of critioiani or,of actual force, that may moat.uulTortunatelv or inadvisedly be attempted. I do not wish to sail under false colors or create false impresBlons. You- may take it direct from me that wh Oh myproclam-a(ion was framed tliere was no thougli't ot abaiuloniuK the possibility ot con-scrl|)tion, nor wan any such idea intended to be conveyed. Fifty tho\is-and men and a moderate tuonlhly quota subsequently, easily could bo obtained and would be obtained it the recruiting campaign was not -wrecked by hostile fiction or sullen apatliy. It compulsion had been resorte formci ruler's retnova! ti) .A^Jscow.) BRITISH MAKE AN " ATTACK ON GERMANS; GET PRISONERS ! : > >> PARCELS TO PRISONERS ? !N HOLLAND. ? SEWIENOFF MOVES PETROQRAD $TAI�VE�. London, June 27.-According to a Petrograd mestao* transmitted by the Exchange Telsgriiph correspondent the food situation in Petrograd Is despsrate, RIets are taking place daily, It Is declared, and are being uppr�t*�d by the Boleheviki with .the al^- �f 'machine gunt. Rome. June 27.-"An Austrian advance -post In the mountain region was surprised by Italian trsopl., yesterday and wiped out," the war office announced today. "Along the front as a whole the .activity yesterday was no where of marksd Intensity." VIENNA REPORT. Vienna, .Tune 27.-Itallnu troope jroBtcrdny luado an attempt lo storm 'wol l^el Hoaso between the nrentn and ^slRgo, whlcli tho Austrlaus captured : ? ? : ? : > �>>?>? > .> ^ .> .: MONTH HEAVY Figures Show Allied Losses To Be I Unduly Heavj' in Past Month London. June 27.-tBy Reuters Ottawa Agency.1-The publication last Thursday of the adinlraity report announcing the merchant tonnage lo.^se.s for tlie month due to enemy actions ehow that the marine risk t,olalled: British 224,735 tons;'allied and neutral ].'i0,959 tons as compared with an London, June 27i-.-Mexander Ker-on.slcy. tho short-lived dictator of Rus sla whose sudden ap|)earance before tlic UrilLsh labor conference yosler-day startled not only the laboring men. but the Uritish public generally, looks toward America as the goal of hlH journey. Ue hopes to be received there as the spoliosman of his countr.v-men and plead the cause of the newborn Riis,sian dfinocracy- Today Kerensky has proiulaed to address the Jabor conference. .Within i\ few days lie will go to Franco.and thence to the - United States. His friends say the former premier does not like the word "intervention" In relation to allied aid to Russia, but jire-fers the i)hrase "help and reconstruction." liow Kerensky escaped from Russia and iiow .his comrades. sUioIded him from the Bolshevilvl cannot be told until llie time conies. That probably London, June 27.-British troops l.nst night took a fierman strong point west of Vieux Bcr-quin, cast of Hazwbrouck, and captured prisoners and machine guns, says the official state'ment from F'ield Marshal Haig today. The German artillery has been active in the Lys salient. - 1 The statement reads: "By a successful minor operation dur-inu the night we gained possession of a hostile strong point west of Vieux Berquiman and captured a number of prisoners and some machine guns. "The hostile artillery has beer active at different points betweert GiVenchy and Robecq apd with gas shells against the northeaat-earn portion of the forest of Nieppe." - ON FREt^CH FR^NT. Paris, June 27.-Lively artillery duels south of the Aisne are reported in the official statement from the war office today. In the Vosges the French took prisoners in raids. The statement reads: "The activity of the artillery was rather lively south of the Aisne In the region of Coeuvres, north of Vil-lers-Cotterots.. Ih the Vosges we.' took prisoners in three raids." German Complaints. With Ihe liritijli Army in Ki-sincR .luue 20.- (Hy tl)fi Associated I^ruaa.. -Tho German Infantry in Flanders lias been coinplainirig of the ball feiiootlng by German batteries. Captured German orders show msltly complaints ot this kind and it is Indicated that nernian troops have been suffering badly from the Uritish fire,� one order slinwing that tile aplrit of the enemy troops had deteriorated in consequence. -V captured order signed by a colonel of a German regiment shows the anxiety of the German command to ascertain the exact strength ot the allies oppo.site theiu. The order com- wili be when they will not be endang-1 ered by the revelations. At present plains of the failure to sature prlson-!.he Is avoiding all uninvited visitors. , ers and recommends a renewed at- No conjuror pulling a white rabbit from a silk hat startled an audience of wHd-eyert children more thoroughly than Arthur Henderson surprised adjusted aggregate for April of ni.- the Labor conference yestercUiy in In- 45. tons aiiJ 630,:!36 tons in May of Iroducing Kerensky Amazement per- in t voai- vaded the meeting hall, lo be follow- iBBt jeai. , , . ed by cheers, a.s a .slight, youthful. * ? : > i' �. ? ? ? t -5-  ? .; � ? WOMEN DOCTORS IN GREAT DEMAND London, June 27.-Women doctors are In great demapd In England. Municipal authorities in all parts of the country are advertising for women doctors to take ov�r ths work of men called for military duty. Manchester wants a woman health offjeer at $2,000 a ysar, while Denbigh and Derby are seeking women doctprs for munition welfare work at a similar salary. The government is trying to get women doctors for posts in Natal and Egypt at �3,000 a year. RESTAURANTS MUST GET THEIR LICENSES Ottawa, June 27.-The Canada Food Board announced today that a considerable number of public eating piacea and haardlng houeee which are required to secure licenses by July 1, have not yet a^nt In their applications. These licenses become operative, on July 1, and on and after that date it will be illegal for any person to operate without a license a public eating place or boarding house. ' F8AZIER FAVORITE iN,D. PRIMARIES t^Rfgo, N'.D., ...luno 27,-Heturns early today tioni approximately one-third ot Ihe vote in the stale-wide pri-inKrles yesterday give John Steen. endorsed hy tho Independent Voters' association, a lead ot 2700 over Gov. L. J. Frazier. non-partisan league candidate for the Republican nomination. Returns from (he rural rtlslricts. kow-over, are strongly in favor of Governor Frazier and ills supporters claim he will have a substantial niajorlly when the full vote has- boon received. The losses from marine risk is stated to have beeii unduly heavy last month. The shipping ministry an-nonhces that steamshlijs of and exceeding 500 gross tons/entering and clearing In United Kingdom ports, exclusive of coasting and channel traffic, totalled , 777,84a tons last month. ROMOTIONSfOR Copenhagen, June 27.-The sixth Scandinavian ministerial conference since tho beginning of the w^' la,being lield at the Amallenborg Palace and will continue over Pridt^y. In attendance are the premiers, foreign ministers and other officials ot Denmark, .Norway and Sweden. . Tile inlnislers are considec-lug ^ economic and commercial questions with specinl reference to tho present difficult situation in Scandinavia, where there is a aliprtage tn a largo uiMiibor ot necoBgany articles of trade. ? LondoA. June 27.--Following orders are issued coiicardlng Canadian officers: Captain H. (!. Wilson., pay corps. Is gazetted aid on personal staff, replacing Captain, thu Prince of Orlouns, Cavalry. Lieut. Col. T. ,1, Gagnon, pay corps, is.gazotted colonel. Major A. P. Meredith Manitoba. Is made officer grade 2. ' Miijor H. J. Freeman, Army Service, and Captain D. H.- Harnett. HriUsh Columbia, are ga/.eltcd deputy assistant quarter n^aster generals. < Miijor-D. Kllta^ Engineers, Is attached to liehdquarters as brigade major. Slajor P. M. Anderson., Maiiilobn, is gazetted staff captain. dark haired and smooth shaven, foreign looking man stood up beside Mr, Henderson. N CONTROL URH Harbin. Tuesday, June 25.-.\ustro-German war prisoners are lit coipplete control of Irkutsk, on the trans-Siberian Railway," according to reports received liere fro. , that city. The prisoners arc coinmandod by Austro-Ger-man officers. tempt by !\n ambush patrol because information of the dispositions of tho British behind the front la scanty. Tiio patrol went out a.^; ordered. Tho officer in (diarge was captured by the British and the men with him bolteti back to their own line*. POPE MAY SEND Berlin advices tralisn.itted through Copenhagen to I.,ondon Tuesday reported that Irkutsk had been captured by Czechoslovak troops under Genei� al Alexieff, the former Russian com-'| inauder In chief. Tlie Czecho-SIovaks. having served in the Austrian army formerly were prisoners in Russia, Thla may account for the confllQt In reporlB on Ihe situation at Irkutsk. WESTERN PREMIERS VISIT EDINBURGH HAS AIRSHIP FOR ' CROSSING ATLANTIC London. June 27.-(By Renters Limited.) -^Thr^e Canadian provincial premiers. -Mcsars. Nm'rls, .Manitoba; Stewart',. Alberta, and .Martin, Saskatchewan; are visiting Edinburgh.- At an eijtor.taliunent^ given by Ihe corporation, Mr. Nori'ls said that Canada had seiU .four Umidred thousand men to tlie war, and there were another Hundred thoussind In reserve. He antlolpbted that 315,000,000 bushels of wheal' \|buld-be prt)ducod this year., ., ' ;. ', , Premier *il,arHn - said one tiling which wiis'binding the Empire was a link of sehtlmuilt, which link was Ihe New York, June 27.-Signer Caproni, the Italian airplane in-.ventor, already has a, maohine capable of f,lylng across'the Atlantic and Is ready to send It to this country, or to build one here, according to his plans, the executive committee of the Aero Club of America was advised last night by Lieut. BellonI, of the Royal Italian Flying Corps. Hun-dredd of aviators, he declared, | would willingly undertake the initial flight. BIG LINER-^AILS. On Raid at Jesuit College Giielph, Oni.-Ministers Won't Reliacn at' 'i'oroiito, June i'T.-lf the Pope rules that the liouor of the .(osuit order is at slake as a result of the recent raid on the Novitiate at Ouelph, a loTls^r of remonstrance may be sent by hiiu to Great Britain. The matter has now assumed an international aspect . owing to the fact that a full ropbri; � has beuii sent by Father Power, eup-erior-general of tlio order in Canada, to Father iMiowskl at Rome, general of tho J.-,snits throughout the' -sijorld, who in turn will take the matter up with the head of the Komaa CathoUo church. No Retraction. Giielph. Onl., .luuo 2.7.-That tho Guelpli .Ministerial Asb'OcIntlon , has' not the slightest inlention,^of retragt lug any of the allogati.ons In a statement made since tlie 'Sjoyltlato agUiJiJi. tion sttirt.Qd, was, made clear at.'tho-i special meeting lichi at the y..Vl.C.A, < yesterd.'.y evening. .' . * , Ilev. Dr.' Mordoii, iwslor of; tht Woojwifh Street Uaptist chur.ch; wliici) was tho autUorl/.eil .apokosmun of the asHuciatlou,.stated that the.ministers ot Gueliih had uO quarrel with tho .Tesult Novitiiitc but they demand-od to know tlio wholo trutlv with re apeot to tho question as- to wliotlior i'defaulters'wore boliig hartijrod at tUa ' institution. � ' '-V � Amsterdam, .luiie 27,-TliqiHollanil South American liner FrIsJa, with a large number of passengers for the ! Dutch East Indies on board, utilled last nlglit from Ymuldeu tor York. New STEAMERS TIEc UP.  Dolr|)it. .Mich.. Jiine 2T.-As tho ro. suit of tlio strike which Is salil tii ' '� have been called by., the local braitcU of the Sailors' Union.ot the OroiU.' ., Lalces anij a ijy^npntheUc � walk-out.olE firemen, two stoajners of-the  Dotrolt and Cleveland Navigation Coutpanr *' aro being field here.. The uvtbbor o|:'... . utuu Involved mi uvt beeu Kivsik out; 00 06 507?63 1667 ;