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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 28, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME I NUMBER M58 REPORT OVERTHROW BOLSHEVIKI GRAND DUKE NICHOLAS IS E1PERQRAUSTR1ANS MUTINY T FOR THE Kuehlmann and Res ignation Will Be Accepted By the GENERAL LUDENDORFF SHOULD BE CHANCELLOR SAYS GERMAN PAPER More Reports Czars Death June court mar tial at has received a telegram from Tchlteherln announcing that Nich olas the former Rus sian has teen assassin says a dispatch to the Matin from The assassination took place between Ekaratinburg and MORE CONFIRMATION June Frank furter Zeitung reports that the Russian foreign minister at Darmstadt that the former Russian emperor was mur dered a few days ago between Ekatarfnburg and says an Exchange Telegraph dispatch from Killed By Guard June newspaper reports quoted in German official wireless bulletins say that foi mer Czar Nicholas was killed by a RiiBslun Red Guard In a personal quar Another German bulletin stated rumors are current that the family of the Czar has been taken to Another Report June 28 Wolff the semiofficial German news says it has learned from Rus sian sources that the former Russian emperor was murdered in a while leaving Yekaterinburg immediately af tor that city had been captured by CzechoSIovak The Wolff bureau also reports the report that the former Russian crown died a fortnight ago af ter a long June Von Kuehlmann offered his resig nation as foreign secretary on Wed says a Zurioli dispatch to the The dispatch adds that it is believed UIQ Emperor will accept the He is The Goat June The cam paign for the removal of Foreign Sec retary Von Kuehlmann is growing in EmperorWilliam is willing to dismiss him and Chancellor Von llertllng is not disposed to retain him according to dispatches received j Jn the adds the anger I at his confession of hopelessness of victory for the Central Powers am display of vacillation by his sec ond speech in trying to avert the con sequences of his first speech is rising In a violent attack on the foreign minister the roichstag Deputy Independent suggested that on the a certain telegram Chancel lor Herding hurried to the house to Von Kuehlmann the Deputy Haase describ ed Von Von Kuehlmann and Vonv tlie vice as trying to hide the nakedness of military and asks why the General Luden was not made A Long June Von Kuehl replying to criticism during the course of yesterdays debate in the German said Once legends have arisen they are difficult to but I must de with a view to counter attack ing the growth of a that there can be no question of my having bound myself to the idea of a long The foregoing was evoked by a deputy who referred to Von Kiiehlmanns expectation of a war of very long Taylor Statten Here Sunday Taylor head boys movement In head of the and a member the Can ada food a national will visit Lethbridge on He will speak in Knox church in the and at Wesley Irr the At the evening service he will present the buttons to those boys who been partici pating in the Sons of the in addition to being an outstanding figure in this is an excellent and no doubt will be heard by large ELEVEN KILLED IN AIR RAID 1 i Landed From Ship Caught By Hun Sub Near York Coaldaje and Lethbridge Irri galionists Organize for Their Better Protection to the Herald June and Lethbridgo water users formed an or ganization here last night which will tend to guarantee them protection in the and give them a medium through which IP obtain redress for conditions such as are existing this when shortage of water from the ditches has caused serious loss in Seven directors were those holding office for two years being Paw son and1 Frank those holding for one year being and Two meetings will be held The directors have power to elect a chairman and secre Wide powers are given the directors under proper supervi to deal with problems affecting the water AMUNDSENS SHIP LEAVES FOR NORTH June Roald ihlp in which the famous explorer will attempt to reach the North left Christiania today for the Captain Amundsen himself will board the vessel when it reaches REDUCE NUMBER TIRE SIZES June reduction in the number of types and of automobile tires from lo 21 has bean determined on by untoj mobile lira manufacturers in accord with recommendations of the con servation division of the war indun trios Imlur the program un nounciul today by all but j nino types and sizes will have been June four of the crew of the former Russian steamer Dwinsk which was torpedoed 700 miles southeast of New June were landed at Sandy near late last night by theGlou cester fishing schooner James Mar They had heen drifting in an open life hoat for eight days before they were picked up by the Gloucester vossel and subsisted nil that time on a small quantity of ships biscuits and When rescued they had only one days supply of water and two days rations of biscuits Phillip Larballestier of boatswains who In charge of the life said this morning that the Owiusk was torped oed without The torpedo struck the steamers port quarter and she sank The captain at once ordered the numbering to take to the ot which there were TRY TO STOP HUN SOLDIERS DESERTING June barbed wire one of which is charged with have proved ineffectual In hindering German soldiers from deserting across the border Into Switzer says a Havas dispatch from The German military authorities have attempted to rem edy the evil by cancelling all leave of absence and special pri vileges for soldiers hailing from DEMAND SETTLEMENT OF IRISH QUESTION June British Labor conference at its conclud ing session today pasted a resolution calling on the Dominion statesmen now sitting in the con ference in London to Insist on the British government settling the Irish question by granting to Ire land a large measure of home Chief of Fire Department Dies of Suffocation in Aiding Victims June Havas Ag persons were kill ed and fourteen others injured through the explosion of bombs dropped by German airmen in last nights raid over the Paris Reports of the raid said there were several groups of enemy machines which took different courses in an effort to break through the defensive barrier During the commotion in the air thus created the machines evidently were able to effect a for bombs began to drop almost imme There was a lull after which the bombardment again grew in intensity and then finally The dam age done by the raiders is reported as President Poincare sent the victims messages of sympathy and solicitude on behalf of the several cases of careless onlookers being by frag ments of shells from the antiaircraft chief of the Paris fire died of suffocation white directing the rescue ot victims of Wednesday nights June Agen been rebelli ous outbreaks among the garri sons of the city of Syor and as a result of which two thousand of the military involved in the mutiny have been con demned to according to re ports received by the Matin to Both Austria and Hungary are af fected by the move ment which is skill to he in progress on a large scale In the news paper advices The spirit of revolt is said to be strongly pervasive in the Violent demonstrations are report ed to have taken place in numerous Peros is the Hungarian name for the city of 105 miles soath wesl of The city has a pop ulation of about Oyor more commonly known as is a city of about and is C7 miles northwest of RUSSIA A IDS IN BULLETINS BRITISH June troops carried out raid yet terdiy near northeast of attempt by the Germatit of Arraii was drlvn off with lost to the ARTILLEfW artillery aetiyliy developed last night on bothsides in the region southeast of south west Of the war office an nounced British patrols in flicted casualties upon the Ger mans In clashes in this FRENCH SUCCESS June troops last night carried out an operation on the front southeast of Amiens by means of which their lines were advanced in Senecat on the Avre the War Office announced In this action and in other fighting between the Marne and the south of prisoners to the num ber of 122 were TO FORCE A VOTE June suffrage supporters in the although disappointed by the fail ure to obtain a vote yesterday on the house resolution proposing suffrage amend ment to the to the today began preparations to force a vote on the resolution at an early date next Trotsky and Lenine Said to Have Fled Grand Duke Nicholas Is Now Emperor Report That Bolsheviki Government Is Defeated by Opposi tion Troops and That Leaders Have Fled Moscow Rumor That Grand Duke Proclaimed ery of Bolsheviki to Allies All Too BOLSHEVIKI IS WEAK IN SIBERIA ARE SUPPORTED BY GERMAN EXPRISONERS COULD BE COMPLETELY DEFEATED THERE Sign Agrtehtent Wtth Germany To Completely Crush the Little Nation OFFICEJWQUEBEC Daring Raids Conducted on Of Cards Are Burned June of a series of daring raids and looting of a number of registrars offices in ru ral Quebec reached the At Lucio de Montmagny on the deputy registrars under the direction of was looted and cards that had been filled in were des MAGRATH MAN IS PRESUMED Casualty lists today contain the name of us presumed to have Some months ago he was reported us wounded and and now tho records office official ly reports him us presumed o have lie Is the sou of a well known Magrath man and v unlisted two years 9 WILLSTILL PROHIBIT GRAIN New June series of conferences called to consider modi fications in the existing government control in wheat trading are expected to end two hundred pro traders and represen tatives of the United States grain corporation have participated in the Julius chairman of the grain corporation has announced that he will give out the details ot the new It Is expected that tho modifications as a whole will assure a greater freedom in transactions but Hie speculative activities will contin ue tj be THE WEATHER Low Forecast Fair and June and the Russian Bolsheviki government in a secret convention regarding the fut ure of Poland have virtually agreed to cooperate in crushing Polish iojiallst Details of the treaty have been printed In the the Nations Voice of according to a dispatch to the Times from The Bolsheviki government pledges Itself to recognize AustroGerman hegemony in Poland and tOj aid in de fending it against the former allies of Tne Cracow newspaper describes the treaty as a scandalous document showing the treachery of the Bolshe anil the baseness ot the Ger f It elves the substance of the eight of the agreement as follows the Polish policy shall be conducted by the Russian government pledges itself not to interfere with the organization of the Russian government may keep in toucfc with democratic and revolutionary clubs in Poland agitators known lo the Ger man information the sending of agitators to Germany and Austria shall be sus pended by the Russian Russia shall exercise strict vigilance over Polish national groups so as to prevent them from enlisting in thn Russian territorial Russia shall consider viola tion of tho frontiers of Lithuania and troyed in a largo bonfire in the Ukraine by Polish troops as a At Beauquam the registrars under Ernest suffer ed the siime t In Beauco at Stogideon Ludger and the regis trars offices were also looted but it was not known whether the cards were At it is dynamite ivas resorted to to destroy the but the fuse fail ed to ML SALVAGE OF Rain Fell Over Entire District Last Crops in Many Places Southern Alberta was visited last night by another generalrain varying from light to heavy according to dis The Cardston district was the most Rain fell and along the Cardston branch as far as Stirling practically all coming on top of good rains in the Raymond district the previous night will help as the crops along most of the line have stood up fairly well during the long hot spellrThere will be many very fair crops on the heavy land in that part of the Rain is also reported all the way from Crows varying in western end of tho line received the heaviest From Midnapore along the M leod and subdivisions fairly rains East of Taber of Staling only light showers Last that of Sun day and has done considerably 111 some districts declaration of war on Germany and and shall aid in crushing such Kussiif shall prevent Rus sian citlitens from Investing their own or British or American capital in any industrial undertaking in Pol Russia pledges itself lo rec ognize the eventual new state of to be created by Germany and Austria in Poland and to defend it against Russias former KUEBEClis 10 PAY RIOI June civic finance committee lust night dismissed lie claims against the city for property damage caused during the riots here last The clairnd totalled Tho city holds that it is not re sponsible for damage caused af ter the militia took over or for the loss of for which the fam ilies of the four victims shot by gun have film claims for The cpjufijittee authorizes Mayor la a aettlumVut for iho Uaniuge caused March 28 and as high ot precipitation has been The local meteor ological station recorded last night and A9 onSunday making for the but many of the south have receivedmuch greater Falrfields superintendent of the Experimental who has re turned from the Mayo Brothers hos pital at states that in his opinion Southern Alberta crop for 1I18 is gone so far as its commer cial value is but with the rains this week and the outlook for June to unconfirmed today the Bolsheviki government in Mos cow has been a dispatch to the Exchange Tele graph Company from the report has been captured by General Korni supported by German GRAND DUKE EMPEROR June from the same source assert that Grand Duke Nicholas has been proclaim ed the and Leon min ister of are said to have fled to the Murman General Kaledines is said to cooper ated with General Korniloff in the capture of KERENSKY THE MAN June Copen hagen the agency dis patch gives a Berlin dicpatch quoting the Tages Zeitung of that city fol It believed here that the Bolsheviki government will soon be overthrown and that Kerensky is the man of the future itr Rus Kerensky Says Russians Must Be Helped to Drive Out Germans more theremuy tya a great deal of sal vage in the way of seed and Mills frpm northwest of the city states that his beat crop is his late winSajU Unless heavy rains fall this week lib will start summer fallowing wheat land this ttiiriiefd states that t takes half an inch of rain to do much good uijder present Those parts the district which have re ceived half an inch of rain at one time this weuk very fair will probably have the average may be Fifteen bushels on reported from TERRIBLE ADMISSION ON GERMANYS PART June comes with the strongest as the former leader of Russian Social who has learned by bitter exper ience on the rocks and shoals that be strew its course as the authorized spokesman of the Social ist and nonSocialist parties ot Rus says the former Times corres pondent in who is now in London and writes regarding the mis sion of the former Russian premier in England and He con tinues Kerensky has wisely resolved to confine himself to propagating the lessons of the Russian revolution among the He has no thought or intention of returning to the area of political His mission is intended as an appeal to the allies for aid in the only way it can be ef and supplies to enable his countrymen to drive out the Ger mans and rejoin the fighting against the enemies of He first of all the allies take u hand in this task and that they do not impose their will in establishing tho future form of government In his he does want to choose between Germany and any other She tobe free but cannot achieve freedom un der the t June plans for extending American aid to Russia in the effort to bring her back Into the war are still In the stage ol consideration and before being put into operation will require a great deal ot consultation between Am ericnn government and the Bolsheviki In Siberia the Bolshe viki in Siberia are weak and could be overthrown easily but for the support of armed prisoners released by Is the contention of the Harbin corres pondent of the Daily Mail In a long dispatch dated June he says that of twenty thousand prisoners ing on the fiidu ot the Bolshevik in four thousand are who are the chief source ot Bolsheviki Two or three allied says the correspond could put down all opposition in He adds I The weakness of the Bolshoviki may be imagined from the fact that a I few scattered CzechoSlovak forces are able to hold the Siberian railway or a distance of fifteen hundred niles and keep In touch with the oimter revolutionary movement in outheastern Russia led by General Bolshevism is a living Al ied intervention is not only lave from the tit to the Russians from them Treachery to The corespondent then gives in orniatlon concerning conditions in eadirig Siberian He says that aere ure forty thousand unarmed Aus rian prisoners at Omsk where a Ger nan consul has just The onsul has received roubles roni the local Bolsheviki govern nent as an indemnity for the liquids ion of German business while repre entatives of British and American irms jre being mulcted heavily under hreat ot The American consul at Irkutsk re lorts that the town is pockmarked nth bullet and shell holes and that ho Uolsheviki and Czechs are fight ng No business is being trans acted and there is no Business also has ceased at Industries and mines have been na tho workmen are Sight furnaces of a big steel works n the Ural Mountains solidified with vith the workmen discussing whether jr not to Order is ensured at ays by the pres ence of allied warships in the harbor June Mich the Serbian in a statement last declar ed that the address in the Ger man reicnstag this week by Von minister of for eign betrays for the first time the fact that Germany no longer in victory by force of poiisequently tries to obtain it ptfter For this the nations fight ing Central Powers should have greater faith than ever in their final by KUEHLMANN IS SUING FOR DAMAGES June libel suit o Von the German for eign secretary against the Deutscli Zeitung ot concerning publica tiou of articles relative to the secro tarys conduct while iu Bucharest ii April will be called next cording to reports received from Swit zerland and transmitted by the Hava Many witnesses have beei summoned by both inclutllni the chauffeurs who drove tho forelgi seoretaryis automobile during nigh rides in and Japanese and British patrols in he Overthrow Soviets June advices de clare that the supporters of Grand 3uke Nicholas have overthrown thn Soviets throughout the Siberian prov nces of Khabarovsk and The defeat of the Bolsheviki is said o hare been made possible by the victories of the CzechoSIovak forces and the treachery of the Red Several detachments of the latter aro leclared to have murdered their own officers and then The Exchange Telegraph Company publishes its message containing the report of tho Bolsheviki overthrow ind the accompanying with and points out that the in formation emanates mostly from Gciv man sources and therefore should be received with With Reserve June reports of sensational developments iu Russia ure treated by officials here with the utmost reserve and with a disposition to believe nothing until the Informa tion comes through direct and official In regard to anything that comes out of Berlin or from and Qer man State department are frankly THIS CORONERS JURY CENSURES AUTHORITIES June the administration of the Royal Air Force here was criticized by a coroners The presid ed over by return ed a verdict last night attributing the death of Harry Chapman to great negligence on tho part of the military authorities in the storing of powder and allowing the public generally to smoke where the same wif ;