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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 29, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta BIG ATTRACTIONS AT RED CROSS CARNIVAL ON HAND MletaW X. LlCTmmilXJK. ALBERTA, FltlDAY, JUNK 1017 NUMBER 169 BRITISH THRUSTS WEAKEN HUN GRIP ON LENS Taiulrc Marcil Says 1 becers Will Take Up Anns If Necessary to Resist Compulsion. GENERAL STRIKES AGAIXENDOKSED Juno 29. Taucrcdo Mar- ell. In Ms'antl-coiiicrlpLlon address In tho suburb' of Yilloray last nlghl Tor Hie first lime In Eoroo weeks, referred lo the uao oT torrc It necessary to pro the enforcement of conscription. "II Is not only necessary to sny (hat wo will take guns, that we will oppose force with rorcc." hu said, "but there Is something more needed. It Is ne- cessary to have moral courage, nnd that lite chief of Iho movement should always be on the spot." Conscription, liu said, he passed enforcing It wlU-te onollicr matter. he Mr. Marcil talked consider- ably of his organization in opposition to conscription "The sons of saying thai it had nuniGcallons in ev- province In the Dominion, and dial J was' prepared lo do big work. General Strike Greece Now In the War AUieni, June war hat not yet been Greek government conildera that a iUte of n'sr tlnce Hi'ad-- Vent to power yettrrdcy. The re- call of diplomatic representatives accredited to the powers their allies Is J imminent Inilruct Ambassadors Paris, JLJHG Athens, under today's dale, Ihc cor- respondent of IILO-Temps says: "The Greek government has direct- ed Its minister to Switzerland, G. C, CarRdaka, lo cormiiunlcalo to Ihe Greek legations at Hcrlln; Vienna, Eo- IIa and Instructing tho mi ills I Rra to break dlpTmnallc relations between Ihc Greek kingdom and (he governments of Germany, Austrla- flunfary, DulgciriB and Turkey. Gieek ministers at these capitals are. hi Elruclcd to leave UuMr posla with their Rlaffa and to place their archives with tltc Xellierlaud legal Tho rupture Is based on Iho in: fcnpatlblllty of maintaining dlnlomrttK relations will governments that i'hrrylng on war la Greek territory. Qua., J general 'slrlkp ie TLo Idea of throughout -entire f preventing tho of preventln ,enforcemenV of conscription, it H evening by" ihe local-union ol neers. -They did not take upon them selves to aek'a general strike, but en rtorEed tho action" of the trades and labor council of Calgary, Alberto. A monster meeting of labor men is call- cohere for Sunday night lo rtlscues mean? of preventing llic putting inio force of conscription in Canada. Inter- esting and, Important decisions In the matter ara einccled at.next Tuesday's meeting" of-the central labor councils city: M.P.DE1ECII QlTered Him S60 lo Hush Up P. P. Active in Liquor Cases An''effort on the part of H Gorman Will Go lit Work al.Wsige Which JLcuu Considerable iii- crciisc in Price. COST AT JUNE WILL. BE HOX. IV. J. 1FAXNA, CANADA'S I'OOI) COXTHOLLKH AXXOL'XCHS I'LAXS Third Is Burned; Feqrj Alien Enemies Are Active on Alder sude Line (Special June along the Aldersydc branch of Ihc C.P.Il. are becoming seriously alarmed that resents ft loaa of considerably over This is Uic third, elevator on the Aldersydo line to meet destruction b> flre. Some time ago a big elevator at an .organized nlol.eilsls Vulcan burned to the ground with a liriiisli Gained All Objedivefl in Attack Cellaring and Guns on Outskirts of Men lYoni All Pails ol CuiKulu Shared in Cap- ture of I'osts. Gennans lionibui'il Belgian Front.- GKRMAXS DELIVERED ATTACK OX VERDUxV FRONT; ARE REPULSED Something Going on Behind the Hot Meet- ing of Reichstag p London. June dispatch a frcm Rotterdam thnt it is in Icrrcd there the gagging ,o Lha .that Bomelhini IrRslIc. liaa about fi Jvaiiucn in -lh Frankfurter Zcllung-.complaining tha to'issue ils.poIKlcal j'ection until (urlher notice without In- dependent expression of opinion nnd aay 'the censorsliip now. cicceda any- thing previous. .The press Is declared lo be completely muzzletl. It ig.Farrt Ihc real secret of th'e-paper. shorlaeo Is Ihc so v em men L move- to compel newspapers to print such ttsre Kews allowed excluding conimenf.ary mat- ter. The belief Is, Expressed in Holl- and iliRt next week's meeting.of Hie Reichstag may provide sltirlling de- Tomorrow tell the Tato of' the proposal to open the coal mines in District IS -in Tuesday. The mcni- sera of the Unileil Mine will .aho a referendum on the proposed new agreement on Saturday, and if Ihey accent il they will go lo work on Tuesday afler 'Jircc monlhs' idle- ness. It Is considered most likelv that the men will accept (lio new terms grain elevators along the line. This considerable loss of grain. Only lasl secured for 'hcai by llieir officers, inurning aboul five o'clock, the eleva-hveok the national elevator1 at Ilarons The increase amount's In aboul ''S iier I lor of llic Alberta Grain Co. here ivith burned, with another big loss of, grain IL (s staicf thai a good many Austilans are being employed from In- lernuicnt camps in section gangs in other work aloiij; ll.e Hue. ancl a very strong feeling exists now the destruction of these clevalors can be traced, lo nothing but Ihe incendiarism of alien enemies. -The fires have all happened at the same lime In Uie morning almost to Lhe minute. Il is thorough investlga- London, June today in an offensive, gain- ed Uieir whole objeolivt1, says a telegram .from British hcatlquar-. Icra in Fnnice. The BrHish capltircd German forward positions on a yard front in Ilio Arras scclor. The official statement says Ihc British captured andinachinc guns. They also continue lo gain ground south of Scmchcz river and have entered. Ihc town of Avion, libouL two miles sonlh of Lens. ccnl. m-er the wages under the old 110.000 buehelB of. wheat, was burned agreement signed in 1935. The out- to the groumi.. .Absolutely no cause sftlc men also secnrc-a nlno'liour day or the fire lhat ol incendiarism can bcjJlscovcrtdi-9P.no was.about ho building, Ihe .officials had iefl ev- crylhlug In-good shape the jilght bc- orc, and there are'no. fires kept about lie building rit thjHlme of year. The loss of l' Instead of len. Ttie: inEnei-, -railed, however, to have the new agreement expire in August oi THIS as they wish- ed. The clause to which Uiey objecled ha? been removed by Com- missioner Armstrong. If. the men accept (he new agree- ment and .the. mines go back lo work- Tuesday, I here' will bo a big demand for coal but ihe public, will pay. higher for !l. Ubder the old agreement the rallies Eolil lignite, coal a.t at '3.S5 per ton. Tlic new' price will he' fl.50 at Ihe mine. ''This Ss The Fclgcr Funning sis miles of 65 cents.- It la llj' "aii Incrcise of only -to cenls per ton, as llic ml tics iad already raised their prices -5.. ccnls, lo il-10 per ton, to meet the two war bonuses granted last August irul December. What the retail coal merchant will charge In Lollibridgc under the nevr rate has nolr been announced, bul it will likely be Tor two Ions de- livered or J5.50 for a single ton. Operalors wlih whom Uic Herald Inlkcd this morning consider that the increase Ihey will ask for cojl ilmlcr the agrcemcTil is waira'.ucd. Tlio increase In wages is tlic cost of sled, limber and nisrt everything else used in mining lias increased from 50 lo 2QD [itr cent, sluce the war broke 6uL They' also point out that, owing to the great shortage of labor in the mines, amounting lo at 'least 2200 men in District Mo. IS. mines connected with souitr established Coal Operators nssatiiaUon, .tho to bribe betccLlvo Ixibh of the Mount- I cd Police'fed to SchwRrla' arrest by the provincial police on Information furnished by.DcLccllve accord- ing lo the charge ignlnsl the accused Jn proVincial police court before .T. It. afternoon. It Is Alleged thnt Schwarts had R pro- hibited 'German newspaper In hla possession. Detective Ixibb discov- ered U, and Schwarts handed htm ?GO In presence of a wllncas In order to 1'Ufili Ihc affair up. Schwarti was rcmahdt'd'ln cuelody ynlli Tieil Tues- day. William Adams .had n bolllc with him Iri'JUs auipmobnc when It broke down yesterday near the Jail. Delcc- Heflkclh and Const. Wlgg I1, -P." came along In their Jllnoy, 'Thd boltle wfj9" discovered when Admins'got-out of hli'car. llo paid 450 and.costs In the A. P. IV court this morning." Tho provincial notice In D Division SrO wdrfclnE overtime. At Flnchor Creek, before II, J. Cl.Tlsllc. J. P., Charles Matlhews, was committed for ft charfie.of stealing a grey librae from Toncfi. In hla prc- home' h'ftil been Icfl XI hhs place for ivi'rcourt riflVtlfe- Tlllt, WitR'ffncn ten flnd costs for ns- iaultlog Rill Bfturank, OllohU of HIllCTCsL wn? sent what la considered iho early .'record for cutting alfalfa Kel- gcr lold Ihc Herald Ihlsi morning jliat he liaa 67 acres culj and cocked lip In the field curing.': He'cspccls it will average nearly two tons 16 the acre. Cutting of alfalfa In the irri- gated section'will Ire, general toward the latter part ot of July. SomrTOt-Mr- FelRe'r'B crop mcasur6d almost 3G Inches In'height before culling. v DEMONSTRATION IN 'BUDAPEST luondon, June Oudnpesl patclies report a grea! .demon si rat I on in Dudnpest Jn a 'foriiinlver- Eal and secret suffrage. Twenty-four thousand persons i northed In proces- sion through the There waa some .riolirip. nnd windows were broken anrt hail I'pme Is curtailed H-firlc (lie, fixocl charges against ihe mine remain high cis ever, thvis somcthl to each ton of output. Commissioner Armstrong-, -liaa' promised Lite coal op era Lor a that h-i will raako strenuous erforts to secure cnongT; l jilt or to fill each lo.Ua capacity, so Hint Lho output rnaj- be brought tin to the highest possible Ilgurc. Thus he hopes lo avert'Ihc dlfflcully In all compared the loss Ln.wliPat. e grain in the buJLfding at llie time Thi was practically which rep- ,t1on Will be ff WAR SOUVENIR EXHIBIT Iri'conneclion wllh 'ihe Red Cross Carnival on. Monday there will be .a ver> Interest- ing showing war sou- venirs. -This will be in charge of Corp. Fred II. Downer: Tlic commlllce in charge iveks those having war souvenirs to send, them lo Mr. pnwoer. cor- ner. 13th St. Are. S., wlio'-wlH look after them and them in good order. Ttalri fell at many points in South cm Albertn last ovRiitng, and while ew'fields were snlTerms from Inck o moisture, the very wel come. From" Manyberrics to Foremost There the-need ot rain was probably the grcafcat dtsasler IbaL ever betel as great as lii anv part of-the soutli, coal famine 1 which. cmcrs In ihe face. 13 staring. wcsl- PORTUGUESE ENTHUSIASM Lisbon, June wave of tre- mendous enthusiasm swept Par- liament today when formal Rnnounce- irient prae made that a battalion of Portuguese troojig "somewhere, on Ihc fighting lino "in. had destroy- ed R German jiMrul and taken n num- ber of prisoners, hern was a heavy rain for 40 mtnules, iml inierrrjltlcnt showers for two loura.' Showers also fell How Isl- tind, THhcr.-TiIijk Klver, CarclBloit anil it-point3 west Slid'north alone tho Aldersydc and Macleod.branches. Th'e fanners lo grow soniowhat 'nnxious for. steady rains such" as were prevalent rlnrlns 191G ind 101C, allhouKb.Tnany of them stale Lhal summcffallo-pr..wheat will make 25 buahel.s to the acre' with nbllilng luufc.than showers between now and harvest; OF OUR MjjANNOUNCl June The couf roller ssi.vs iliiif Ihc. foilQwinir iHjeHsiires ntusj he mloptcil ill Maxinuun of iterishjible food- WL niJi'jiuai. f'f t n T t f p for Edmund j.p.. Muffs In onleflO. liberate slm'GHblc fooris for trans- l fftr' InAtiC aovaiill I for tlirie little gfrlB -He In the jfthl ciriK helrl In fllllnj; trial. "SOW GETS GOING i.Uriclro, Juhd' Brazil has l-cvoked her ilftc.rc6 of h6utraillr Ihe" ,wnr'between tlio 'cnlcntb Vlnd except- a: rink or.wnler from (ho lake, unilVher log, had left on human Instfnct, omethlng was wrong when, hi 3 master' not appear, swam out to the Mrs. Dryer, who wan rapidly grow.-, ng faint through hunger and ourid a pencil and some paper In el of .her. husband's.1 coal- which iaa. been left, on the" a ast resort scribbled for) help' and 'tlid 'iho note ricck and .ordered him The1 of did what he told and mafic'1 iLralgril for his homo where a. neighbor! happened .lo calling- af'lhc] louse', the paper Tjal's neck nnJ opened it. .The' man losl no litna In securing procuring a boat found the woman, who was ifi a scrnl-conaclouV' rtilfon and almost famished. :Thc: y o( Patrick Bryer was atao. re- s i 'wire VllleU bi, bxplo- ft 4 .'slpn Vfhlch fiTik.Iho vessel off HALF MILLION VOLUNTEtR Washington, June half A million', men hKVe voluhteCTfe in the Araerican army, and than-'thfeo rapnlhs, and rn'oal 6 them arc armed, equipped'and-.l COAL AT REASONABLE PR1CF- June 11. that the government, and the public will be fiirrilsried'cftal f.e.a-T. snnaHfi prtCB were Ki'vcii br reprcsen- Hikes nf irtlh. hsrd soft coal leresls.-who agnlu today .conferred' ilh thu, national defence council's r coal coil.otrtrii Riora' answer to-warnings ;