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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 6, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta NUMBER 72 Hon. T.K. Boyle TeHa of What is Bein^ Done-.Davidaon , Seconds Ross' Plan GET NATURAL RESOURCES TO HELP THE SOLDIERS CAPT. PEARSON'S PLEA � , (Sppcliii to tlioriI*riiia) KUmonton, Mar. 5.-"The work in Alborta Is iitlU in Us infancy but Us service already to tbo war cripples is ��voll tvwthy ot imltatloul" Tlita oconliim' tipoD what Alberta i�. (loinK for tbo returnaorntiou with the Dominion governmoiit everything, to his mind, humanely possible to assist the disabled/soldier bacit to civil life, and ho stated that up to last CbrlBtmas Alberta had more men being trained vocationally than the biggest province in the Dominion, Ontario. \ Alberta Leade ' In regard to this Mr. McMurtrle In �lljsrflpftrt:pointed.out that "tUs.dJe^t,,, est cbnceptidri jBf the Canadlan.-plajj; ; can bejiathered -from the study of'lilB THE LATE j6iiN"RtP^lb,ND Had Been �'prominent Figure in tlic Nationalist Movement For Some Years forking; ill,some specified district, and the itfol(,%vqrable foil-this purtoge Is tlieprtvlh&aiif Alberta;'" ' -onlrt be a . vpry different,scheme from that which' . ajiypei-Hon Ms thinking about at the present time! iPulrher, I would re-spebtfully:.iugg08t that wo give-*our whole united attention to.tho question what we can do; towards assisting in , *;lnnlnK the -war." Pro\>[nc'e PrcTparsd Before the Ponvlnioii government , had decldoU � to evolve a .icbeino for dealiivg, with thlp. problem of the returned soldier the government of Alberta, s'atd Mri Uoyle, was already con? Hldefi^tg tho question.. They were not InMi'poslt onHo knoAv whether the Do-utiulun would'constdor it u Dominion or..proy)nQiKi'(to but thoy 'had nmde tip thoir mtndsUbaV so tar as the gov-evnnioptJ^of Alborttt wus.^ concerned they.^^9ro:i'eady^ to ..deal with It as �� provlij^ial/auestlon if tlve JJomlnlon J;ov�Nii�4]tit*(ieglded it was not a prab-. nom J^rl dominion retpouslbllity. F. U^i^j^aiwA. fprtunately.'tho)' had a rjchemb 'of i(eol)))ioal education bettor thAn,f}tQy,'^bvince in., the , Uomlnlou wWiJMtt piwB^^^ of Nova .^S^dl^d^rUouKht Hiey had �, be?- I.(ondoii, Mar. C.-.lohn K. Kodniond, tho Irish Natlouallst leader, died thlb morning. ; , / Mr. Redmond, who underwent an op-oration In London last Friday, passod a fair day yesterday/aud apparently was maintaining the progress sliown Monday. ' The Irish convention which had been supported by Mi'. Redmond, yestprday adopted a message of  sympauiy in which an earnest, wish wan e-tpressed for^his eoi'lysand complete recovery. i�.^^Mi-:'>R^dijjopdvpa8sed away peaceful-;lj^?^t"?7..f6''p%lq.cli this morning. Death was-du'e tOiltpart troiiblo, following the rocdnt operation-which; was for an. intestinal obstr.uciio^, This waa ;boi'no courageously laitd^Jt relieved the jia-tlent, but jieart ti^uble sot in Tuesday .night. "*^w'v:�'';';%r..., - . , The^physlcinij'aljattehainit Mr. Hcd-I'jknOMlrijaBued; the ~follbwing announce-iriibtttr:^';*.� � � ' "W.o, regret to ^announce that John Redmond died at 7:45 this morning. Owing to several.' serious attacks of illness la severd. biJeratioii was faced with great courage. It hod become impf^ratlvely necessary owing to an intestinal obstruction.>- This was ve-Uoved by tho opernflun and tor some days satisfactory progress was/inain-talned. After'a fairly cbmfortoble day Tuesday, heart trouble auporvehed during the night and after a few hours, .Mr. Redmond passed seacafully away." Sketch of Career The late John Edward Redmond vas born lif 1851, belusCT years.of age at thetime of Uls death. He was tho son the late W. A. |ledmond, of Bally-trant, whb married Miss Joanna Dal-ton oI.New South;Wales In IggR. He vfOJi educated in Clongovres; and Trinity GoUegft, Dubllnl' He was a ban-is-ter by profession,;St. l.awrenco In, 1914. Captain Kendall also Imd a narrow escape from deatli-at tlio time iit the recent Halifax dlsaslov. Near'scene Of Tuscaiila Disaster An Irish Port, Mairh r,.-The people ot this town; who a few days ago won the gratitude of tlin American people by their kindnes-; m tho sur-.vivors of l!iie Tuocaiiia have extended their hosp'tlality In tlio last few days to nor-rly 500 men from the Calgarlan, one of the, flniSst auxiliary cruisers in the Atlantic servlco. The Calgarlan was torpedoed in I Ik; Lite afternoon not far'from thC'.pIacL- v.-herc the Tus-cnnla wa.i sent .down. The Hhlp.'s bell hart just sounded four o'clock Mtten ii torpedo .struck. The ^hock/VMWj'ao slight that It was thought the nSael had merely touched a. mine arftern.It was hoped to get her safely to port. A considerable limn later a second torpedo struck her, followed quickly by two more; By thi.^ time there were several trawlers a!i(i -i patrol vessel in the vicinity and tiio work ot disembarking the (irev; waa hastened. By good fortune 'the Calgiry remained afloat on an even knel tor some time, notwithstandiog th>-' four torpedoes, ge :e .(CoNTiKolBos Fidi 4), MORE T-HAN; HALFl OP { JEWISH POPULAl'ipN DEAD ' New York, .M4r. e.~More than half thaJavirish.pQpulatlon of Jerusalem have (iloii of famipe and pestilenca, My* a m�tt�ite rteeiv-�d through trltlsli g4vernm�nt source*. Tha msaaage adds ,that "the rematnlho' thirty thoMsand , �^ook llttia batter than living corpses. ^The' morale, howavor, la >io*llont,\ and' every body la. bappy daaplte three'yoara er.aeute suf- '.faring." . Valparaiso, March G-The. Chilean schooner Pjilcon has arrived , here from Eastfr Islands, having on ijoard the ciew of the German auxiliary cruiser .Seeadler. The Germany readied the Easter Islands in a.sloop after the cruiser was lost. - The Seeadler, raided tho South At-laotic for many -^inontbs and sank eleven raerchantnieii, The cominnuder 61 the raider, Count Von Lucknow declared she ha'd sunk twenty-five vessels. ' - �. .� A British destroyer was said' ;to have sent her to tho.bottom. hlon.Pem Charles Broworcreoognliod Icing of other llortlllon uioa^uremcutEi and lho#;otorod colony-In Lethbridge, was started him on his road to>the'p6n. sentenced lato Tuesday afternoon, to, Thus does "-two xears In theV^nitenttary^ In Ktl-monton, ta�ving*.bie�)n cunv.icted by Ills liOi'dslilp Mr. 'Juajtlce. Ives on two countfj'of attempting'to bribe a M'lt-noss and obstru' "Too Wis*" The witness Howard had CQuoldded his evidence when tho court roa�:*ot' second German noon yesterday. Immediately after re--""^ rejfulsad two,'counter attacks QlimfsiS^ nKnatlnn n ' .'T1-'_'..i.. ItirUll fill)' . - sumlur Charles P. sHarris, attorhoy, took tho^stand. Ho told of his cbnver. sotions with Brower.over the atlempt to get Howard out of ' the cibuntrv Brovirer had .^old him what he vhad with further loss to the enemy. Our own casualties woro. light:  "DurlHff the night the enemy raided two of our posts, one,south of- St. Qi^enthi and the othor soutltaast of .... .ft" :'Vr..t:t.�.;iuBvii III'B orim- """J" '"'"'iUToni'poinis inul position. "TJien he told me;",i�ia i between FJosoulereK and Scarpe rivoi', the>wltneB9, "that he waatoo-wli^i^ol-Hod'H* worlflng partl^f'ih' this area handle the mopoy himseU." ^ . ,. gross examined, witness said.Brow-orr-was always cqnatderad tho'-'imder ftf tho colored race in tho city' � � .Silas Lpbbings, also coIoreU,-saldr^ie nr^redlBporsed by our �rtillery.'' WBATHEje ' (Continued oii Pago'/TUreb)!?^. High ................... t*w;t-.,............. � � mwmw � � � I II ii# DEMEftHOLYWAR -0 ? IVIEDICINE HAT .;. ? Medicine Hat, -Mar. 6.-Thls^ > vine, will be the deputation. > Meetings of protest are bojng : > lichl in the country and petit- Ions signed. Tbcro Is great "fr ^ resentment hero over the gov- * ? ernmcnt's action. ? V. * : '> :� c� -s- BIskoP OF LONDON SAYS ALL HIS INCOME GONE London, Mar. 6.-Before the close of tiic second' day of the week's war band campaign, tanks, which are touring London and the provinces, had broughtf in nearly �23,000,000. The Bishop of London, speaking from the top of a tank today declared he had invested,^ his last hundred pounds in bonds and that all his income was gone. Hs said he was having his land, plowed up for aiiotmanta and his houcas had been turned Into Red Cross hospitals. NEVERSAW DRUNKEN SOLDIER IN TRENCHES Toronto, Mar. S.-Lieut. Charles H. Lord, M.C.J'Of Edmonton, Alta., who Is here oh the'way home from Flanders, strongly refutes' rac'ent statements made about the opndi--tion of our soldiers in the trench**. "Ninety per cent, of the men " don't drink at all," said . Lieut. Lord. "I have never.^sesn'^a drtlrtk- j en man In the treriches."-" � ' ' ' Lisut.' Lord went bverseae with the gti� battalion \fi 1814.. In: June, 191u. at Ypros he earned the Military Medal, w^s wounded later and ,^went througri the:-. Sommb 'cam-" palgn. In June, 1917,. he was made a lieutenant and In the. fjjihtlng around Lens -won the MIKt&ry . Cross. ;  - Russians Are Eager to Fight in Defence of Country--Gov-^ Waste ott^obd Winnipeg, .March r5.-The system federation of the mechitnlcal employ^ COS of all"Canadiaii railways, C. P.'R.i C. N, K:, l>v T.-P. and Government Railway, hari^ ^tmalgamated and formed Division fourbf the railwav, department of the American Federation of Labor thus brtriglng � approximately thirty thousand men into, one crganlia-tlon. Future sohbdules will bo negotiated tlir()ugh tb^t body. Tho repre-senlatiVes of the'varlous federated in-tevests to tiio number of about 200 from all parts of Canada, Halifax to Vancouver, have be6n In session in Winnipeg since; aibnday, February 26 and the variduis delegates are returning to their homes tomorrow. ^ WIsfiiisljRE^ CENSURES liAFOLLEflE Madison; Wis., Mar. 6.-The resolution condemning Senator La- > follette for his attitude.toward the war, was passed by, a vote of 53 tq 32 in,the state leglstaturo this afternoon.- ' -I bolsh leaders Petrograd,/Mar. a.-The Bolsh'e-vikl, leaders are preparing to withdraw ev*n a* far a* to the Ural Mountains rather than submit to the defeat of the revolution, said Leon Trotxky, foreign minl�t*r, In an (ntervlaw today with the A**o-dated-Press. � � , CONFER With MANUFApTURERS Ottawa, M*r..(i,-r4iTaflgementsi are belngimo^O tor;a.oonferondo between the govqrnment.jiHd^-delegation from tho Oanfidian M^uufaoturers'' aswoia. tlon botor^tho openibg ofahe sesaloh on'Jlarcih 18.,. TJto .d�te of .the oonfer-ence not yi prepared by the Canada food board and; are. npw awoiting appro vol ot; the'cabinet council to penalize waste of-food.. The re-gulatlhs will bo promulgated wlthliji a tew days. :.',/'/''"' � "While the Object In viear-Is primarily to, provide ways and; means otvget-tiiig after cold storage cdmj^anlea'and food speculators whP. hoard "supplies waiting tor sales of fpod.at4op prices and of ton allow parts ot f Heir .perishable stock to go bad'rathor that} sell it steady �output at normal market prices the regulations will also, be fram'od "that the private hoarded aiid waster will be punished. ' ........ "It will ho remembered tlaatro'oe'ht reports ot OoBf of Living Cortmlssioner O'Connor drew attention to stoclcs of eggs and dairy produce. iuMpntreal and other centros and, the., resultant wastage through decay. /Tho govern nient is now providing; penalties tor this sort ot thing. Any-.gold ato'rHgo comipaniDs or produce .dealer responsible for keeping food so long tlijit it becomes worthless will be severely punished. Tfbc regular reports' required by the food board from'all food, dfeal-ors who aro now under license, Vogeth-or with reports of tlfe ,board's-liispec-tors, will iuvnlsh information ipcatliig tho ottonsBs." . ').''' ' MOSCOW THE CAPITAL Thou-sands of Lives Lost at City of Kiew and Much Property Destroyed f.^ New York, Mar. 6.-A special eabid resolved today from Petrograd says; "The peaie treaty with Garmanyt signed at Brest-Lltovsk Sunday afternoon is now regarded as only a 'scrap ot paper.' "The highest enthusiasm for fight' ing is prevalent throughout Patrograd, "The Petrograd pan-exeeutlv* council has called pn extraordinary sasalon of soldiers and peasants and Coaaacks for Moscow, March 12, to deelda 'whe- The people ot Vionna, it is added, are delighted tnore at the prospect ^oC obtaining additioi^al foodstuffs .than over the conclusion �( tho pe%ce n�go-tlatlonsi . . Stiir Piflitlng : London; Mar. 6.--An ottlcUl RUBsli|n statement received here say* Ensign Kryleiiko, the .Bol*h�Tlkl eommaader-In-chief, has'sent a message to tho > Austrian and German chief commanders stating that the Austrian* M>d Germans are still fighting^ notwlthetaadlng the conclusldn of peace. vKn^l|n,;Kryr lenko has ii[;ked whether the aemian* high command-has taken all stepa ner cesaary for cessation of hostilities; DEMOCRATS WIN IN NEW yORK STiTH N*w York, Mar- 6.-The woman : vot�r* today exprosaed Jubilation'-over thelr''partiel|iBtlon in y�at*r�; day'* pedal cengre**lonal �l*�- have been allowed to vote Inthior-atate. Thrbughth* vlctorl*sew,eongro*���*n.*ach!jih-,.!s':v-.ii nauncid Hlla'intantion to^ otandTby "y�M. th* admlnlatratllon and it* vi^^N'i fl cOnbcriptenemy :,alien�;y'| Chatham.'Ont,, Mar. 0.7-A iWiKiUo^-. ^ tbd goyornment calling tor tliti Im-' ediate conscription, of aliens f&sja-ir was a feoturpVot yeiiterday'tf, ses-' v. 3u of thoannutil conveauon of B)�cA''> ' BiglHa'^ln-sesslonher?..'. ' ' \ ^WftS i BLAME 'mm^. Torouto, March U.--Resentment at the tact that alien 'eneraias-areViBarn' Ing from SO to $10 a day>vWlo our own tlesh and bloodare. iu the'#en-ches at ?1.10, flaBliod'.out,at th^e-.'olose or, the morning sosalon;-;., ^JiaDl, i^iiB; Haunti, vioepresldentot tl)�iil0an�ni�h Northern Rallwaj^ before, theiCCvJ^^v'-R,;; arbitrators today. :. M,;,ii':-'^^''?;,'"*7r./iSv UttievC^pai director which the ^gdyprnmenif&'tiiis: (appointed.:.hot r�ferrl4BV,toiMi''?'j��^ gralh. His prlupipi�fcoc(tUi^tw"n,>i^^^ Hftnnu believed ;w�9<^i#icMti|\th?*mii-ers to get: iiJoreasea-vWagftsj^aKii^vIV^^ The price .trom 12.10,a^ ioua and lamenfablo thing for liio. i;alU;;,| wayb/ Hlxty per cent, of cjia ^uiaer*^''^ arc o.Men ehejnle�,''-be said, "and'whllrf ,] uaiion " 1 .'t*'" atrike;;^liati:are;yoli golli hidqT"! i,?'^ .,' ; A.' R3 TintInvi^Wji -or'niib^i�i i,pfTs;:^,�glna:u$e4.-i-wi^ 81 2?6672 3?7339 29 ;