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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XL LETHBRlboMALBERTA. - SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 1918 NUMBER 75 V |S^cia{ Revolutionaries, Sup* ' ported by the Cossacks, Or� ganiziitf; a National i Guard s t! ERMANY WON'T CEASE / USING TROOPS UNTIL i RUSSIANS ALL YIELD EXTERMINATE ALL ARMENIANS NOW I London, March "Thtro � vary avldanea, baaad bn atate-[S manta by Qerman conault and, tharefora, hnrdly likely to be prejudiced," laya a diapatch from The Hague to the Daily Mail, "that a� the Turklah troapa advance to re-eecupy Armenia they ^ ara literally exterminating all the ramajning Armahlan pepiilation at Saeatum on tha Black Sea, SWEDEN rACING FOOD SHORTAGE Stockholm, March 9.-The outlook hero for foodatuffa and fodder grain ia dlaquleting, aaid Miniater of Agrieulture Peteraon In arguing an Interpellation In the relch-atag yeaterday.. London, March !).-TU'b Soclal-Rev-lutloiiarles have decided to otgftiiize a. national guard to overthrow the Bol Bheviki regltno in Russia, according to Dr. EloK ot Moscow University, who is quoted in a Copenliagen dispatch to ihtj Rxchange Telegraph Company its saying that the decision was reached at a recent conference in Moscoft-. A Kroal army Is now being organized in the Don district supported by Cossaclnot accept the German-Bolshc-vlkl peace. Dr. Elet'C asserted that the news ot the moveineiit'^liad been svipprosaed by the Pe.trograd flolshe-viki news agency. Her Only Hope Stockholm,' March 8.-In reaction ot ncuu'^atJon lies Russia's only hope, thinks the American engineering export, Stephen Mactaggart, who has juat arrived bore after seventeen days flight via Finland from Petrograd. To Bi-ialt Resistance Barlin, Mareh 9.-The imperial head-(luarters, replying to a radiogram sent by Ensign Kvylenko, the BolsUevlkl commander, protesting against a continuation o� Uoatilities, says that the jVustro-Hun'garian trop^ in lending thelf'njd to; Ukraine have engaged In fighting ati places where the enemy's lesistancu has to bo broken. Qerman Explanation Petrograd, March .8.-Replying to the Russian Inquiry as to the reason I'ov continuance of hostilities by the Uormans after the ^oncUisloU' of peace Ueneral Hoffman, the German com-mandeiFfi Ifi telegram to Bnslgij Kr.v.-lenko,,the:Russian commander, aays that sttitli|!^llitary operations ftB hav^ taken? |iIffce>8ince4'tHe^>9tWii''''ce..was dG(aHredi�tQ^i��e�i>�^4W/^>pM movem^hts 6t didorgarilMd Ru^iari dfe-,tdchhients.,.Theifceneral declares that a1Woiiphi^i:oofi.apl^d sfncb tn^^ ion of peace will be evaciiafed IramoS-lately. ' - ' ; , ATONE O'CLOCK .lustice Ives Orders a New Trial in tlic Chinese Case, March 19th. the Day A disagr.ement -at one o'clock Uiis morning was reported by the jui-y in the chaVges of robbery against the two Chlnamenl In supreme court, before Mr. Justice Ives,'who thereupon order ed a new trials' and a new Jury, the trial to take place on the 19th ot this month. Tho perjury charge against Krank Yeah will a\valt'Hie outcome of the new trial. ;  Though Mr. justice Ives over-ruled the rooster and a* oath so dear to the heart of Celestlaje yesterday, It did not tend to unravel t|ieCele.'itJbl tangle of the case, for the Christian oath ot kissing the .testament- w{is repud lated by one witness Inst qlght after he had given hla evtderice. Yesterday the prosecution brought down from Vu!c�h a restaurant keeper who claimed to hfcvfe seen the rob bery and fight "bare oHr December 17. ON TAKING DUTY OFFIMPIEMENTS Legislature Passed a Resolution Aslting Dominion Govern* ment to Act LEADER HOADLEY AGREES THAT PRICE FOR 1919 SHOULD BE FIXED:N0W Foreign Minister (Spoulal (o llio HeiaW) Kdniontou, Mar. !).-Tlio provincial government's pl.'in tor dealing with the question of greater production; will bo laid before the legislature Monday afternoon.  Hon. Duncan Marshall informed tho house at Its sitting on Friday afternoon. Hi.s announcement fo!-. lowed tho decision of the assembly to petition the Dominion government to remove the Import tariff on agrlcultur-ailmplements as a war measure, and to have a minimum price fixed immediately for tho 1018 wheat crop. ' Mr. Marshall moving this resolution, which was consequent upon tlie address earlier in the day to tho committee oh agriculture by Hon. Chaa. Dunning, said that the price ot binders would cost |60 more this year than last. If tlip duty were taken off, it would permit thom to bo bought about the same price as In 1917. ' The minister informed the house that the price for this year's 'wheat Clop would be fixed in a few days by tlie hoard he was offIcially. lijtormed. The board had been awaitlng.aStlon by the authorities in the United States. The fixing of the minimum price for the crop ot 191S was with a view to lirepurlng for Increased production In .that year. A man could then go tvud prepare his ground that whether the war ended soon or not he would, be sure of a price that would recoup him his expenditure. George Hoadley, leader of the opposition, In seconding the resolution, said that the necessity was recognUed by all. If tho farmers^werc absolutely cer: PetrograJd^JMarcli S.~Leon Trotzky, in an nddribPilt a meeting of tho Maximalist pariyrfMay announci;d that ho had ro8lgne(l.'y > .> ulsed except near Poclderbook, and positions on a front. of'200 yards which were lost were restored^ during the night. The y statement follows: ' "Yesterday evening itter. consider 4blo artillery activity all day east of Ypres,* the enemy's ihfaatry, covered by a heavy bbnibardmeut attacked on a front ot nearly a niile from south ot tho Monin road to the aorth,ot'the Poelderhoek chateau." , . "Despite the intensity of his arftllery fire, and the determination of bis attack, tho enemy was repulsed at all points except in the neighborhood of Poelderhoek, where hla troops succeeded in entering-aome of our advanced pofltBicn a front, of about 200 yards. In this locality) severe fighting during the night rpaultad in tho recapture-by UB ot the whole ot our positions. J POLISH BRIGADE MUTINIED, DEFEATED Amsterdam, f March 9.-A dispatch t6 tho Frankfurter ZeltunK said It was alleged during a debate in the lower house of the Austrian relchsrath on Tuesday that'a ceHain infantry regiment was ordiered to march ikgainst a Polish brigade or:iB,000 men, which, it la reported, mutlalieia: on February 15. A pitched battle follp\Ved, aHlllery and machine guns lieipg dsed by both aides. , There wore heayy/^lbs'ses and the Polea were overpovreredknd made prlsonora. London, Mar. 9.i-Two Russian tranaportai, were attacked and� aunk by-Qerman deitroyera after a fight aouth of the Aland,lalanda on Thuraday, according to'a Cop-anhapan diapatch to the Exchange Telegraph Company. ^THE &u'MMeiand cold; unday. � ' ta.in as to price for 1919 it would hav6 a tremendous bea^fing oA the amount of activity shown in breaking up This ..w|tnpsg deilqribed the fight In d�.ta>j/ |(}}f)yliep'thie defence opened, a N\^theBs-;was"bVot(Blit who, swore, by tho ordinary Chrlstiah o'"tb, ihat this ground this fall. Vulcan man waWjnot' In Lethbrldge 1 The resolution reads: at all on the. atfe;^^ .was 111*hl/- own res This wAnttlVerx-ainitfloiial'ot cdutse, but to the tafth�i^.ijsdllBt�n>&Uon of the court tfila>wltiif�i�Bf. after "tioncludlng 1i1flt1$lifUln��'ev{a^nce'i^^ ed thatMie did not belleVe'ijii'kissing the Bible anyway. H6W�T�r,' hi� erld-ence was taken tov' what '� it was worth, and the case-wiht to the jury, who reported a disagreement in the early morning hours. ;;� That where as this .legislature recognizes tho au preme necessity for the. production ol foodstufts during )he years 191^ and: 1919,' and whereas wo believe tfiat-ev-erj'v baisrler to the encouragement 'of such;, inbreased productloil should be removed. ' Therefore, this legislature doevl bly petition the government of the Dominion of Canada to immediately ref, taove tho import tariff from agricultural Implements as a Tnir m'easure, and to have a minimum price"fiiced ImniedlStely for the 10i9 wheat crop,' Remunerati|B of Indemnities-- I^riMneiUf'o Be Exchanged JSoAJii as Possible -, / . ..... f., ^ .. . �. Loudon, Mar.. 9;r-A; dispatch from Wellington says that Premier Massey said he waa goinr to the, imperial war cabinet conference ifrotu a sense of duty. RetarrlnK to ,Samoi�, t|ie prem ier said that New (Zealand was anxious because Samoavwaa the::Wy to the South Pacific aiidtlf restored,'would become the headqu^rtera of'tbe Gorman fleet and the Centre of operattbns In the Pacijtlc...The British flag was carried away, from Same;* In 1889, ami the New Ze�land-1)pyB.,carried It back in 1914. The premier waaiotth^ upln ion that it had ko'bo l^nclc to stay. Paris, Mar. 9,-German aviatr ora raided Paris last night. Early report* ahow that bomba .were dropped .with aome lose of life and property. Signala- that all waa clear were given at 12:30 a.m. WHAT BERLIN SAYS Berlin, Mar. 9.-"Paria waa again attacked with bomba laat^ night," the war office anneunee*. "Aa a repriaal for the throwing of enemy bomba on the open town'a of Treves, Mannheim and Plr-maaeria on February 19, thia raid waa made. The attack was very: effective;" ^ Amsterd:\m, Mar. fl. - Official announcement Is .made ia Uerliu of the sighing of upeice treaty between Finland and Germany at noon Wednesday. Article 1- declares that no state of war exists bel'Veou Germany and Pin-land;'.that theVcontnictlng parties are resoly'ed henceforth fo live in peace and_frieDd8hlp|Bnd Uiat Germany will exert horself ti/securn recognition bS* all the poweri-fef Finland's autonomy and Indepenrteiice. On the other hand, Finlaud will, cwje no portion of her territory tqi al0|elgu power nor. grant such pov,'er an|( casement on terrl-to|^ over' whicliv^hc is sovereign wltli-but-prevroueljtticonilng to an undor-sta^idinB wilft^^orniany on>ilie anb-ject. Thj^,:c ITnlterl States since last autamn, aggregating |??,000,000 for war munitions needed both on American and^o'n.Brlti8ii "account. The cash Tecelpta oh the orders already filled by Canada total about ?35,000, 000 and to that extent tile balance trade Is'righted and the exchange sit- . . nation relieved. . Further orders are I all political parties, .societies ahd ;.or-comlng in, steadily. from the United ganizations, attended, a solemn mass PLENTY OP SEED OATS : IS ASSURANCE NOW Regina, Saik., Mar. 9.--"8uffiei> ent oata are available to the Do- ' minion seed purchaaing commla- -aion to'" provide aeed for'all.aee> tiena of the Dominion," aUted A. -^E. Wlleon, eommlsaioner. "Rfeant relaxation of oata holdlnga meana that there la plenty of oata,.auit^ able for seed for ail previncM re- 'quiring teed. DIatricts. not already aupplled will be taken cafe of a* aoon aa they'.make their :,w�nta known." , . ^ . ;v Hundreds of New Settlits Are Flocking to Counti-y relal Many Dignitaries of British Em- pro"t. artds: ^ . . , ... , J "But Germany bore the main burd- pire Attend-King and en of the war agolnst Rumania and according to recognized international law the victor has. the rl|;ht io ilietallB ot^n alleg-' leader atteiided in person, while the ed landlng.of Japanese troops at A'ladl- king and queen sent their representa- vostok in January are given In tho, tives and the generahpublic filled.the Petrograd newspaper Novala Zehenlii' great cathedral. of January 10, whick has just been re-, Mrs. Redmond,- her son and daugh- ceived here. The paper ssya that the* ter,'were the chief mqurriers, Japanese cruiser Mikado arrived on .Cardinal Bourne, assiitiqjl' by high January 12 and, was followed by two-church dignitaries, conducted the mass, more cruisers bti January 14. Four.' after wlilch the cardinitl-delivered a thousand soldier^ were landed ,anil. The. casket, covered with an Irish at Vladivostok daily, according to the, flag, was placed on a bier surrounded newspaper. The Japanese admiral as-, by floral tributes. At the eufrance to sured the locail workmen and soldiers', the cathedral the Union Jack and papal council thatitjie arrival of ships and- flag flew at half mast ' '----�-;>.-.-�-------.j�.o:.i - .wT ThreltehTo Increase ^ lidmbntoii Fire Rattes troopB should jiotijbie considered aB^^tho. beginning' of" mliitary; operations but ttiey were there to. protect JapanesD  subjects. � � = � ' The message to*ihe newspaper %%y� , | the Vladlvostolpfpublic wasr greatly alarmed and that revolutionary com-'-mitteea were concentrattns Bolshevikl' troops. ' ';. ' i ., -10 warmer I-Iundieds qC - new. settlers, pecple who are buying lend and pajing cash tor it, �re. stro|tm^ng liito the Letb-bridge district; This Is no exaggeration.) Talk to any. land .at available land foron? of the .w^n^t^i lest reaidenta of the sunny stater'W&fl iB comt^K here to put a big area uqdf|; POPULAR G0�1. Vlans Under Way in Siberia By Leaders of Anti-Bolshevikt Movement -Pekln, Mar. ',),-Plans,tor the restoration of popular governmeiit I9 Siberia under Admiral Kolchak, former com-mindor of tho Rusglan Black>8oa fleet through the organization of an arm.v to c^ioperate with General .Somenoff, the' lender ot tlie antl-Bolslievlkl movement in SIberJiH are now Iq preparation, it � fs Jlearned here. Already a newly formed rprgunlzatlon of ituai^li^nB hfis ,,:tteej|>eni(8t|ng menfpr Itja .^^pport Md l^f^^A^Mfy four; field |uni..�iut't�tBen '^ii^a%hlu guns wfere lomrdad-'^to hlte im*^�^Mancliurlaii riiHwSy.-;- ,' .f^dAiJraJ 'Kolclmk, who:^� * veteran (Sperought under that section of the crlmiqal cocjie." Money on Trunk' Roads . The following money has .been cx ])Ouded On irunlc r6a\ls in the' pfov-Inco since 1913 acco](tling>to;a return issued on the motion ot JiW, Kemmis, PIncher Creek: 1913, $334,9�0;06i:;914, 1323,087.18; 1915, )869,719.38; 1910, �28M14.03j ip 17, .1472,7,74.07. On trunk bridges: 4�13. ^1Q8i9 yio .'ji A return Issued on the motion ot Dr. government, and; with theexceptjon.ofi.. Stanley, Higii River, glvea.the travel a few teohniclil^polnt8;;.ar,e itow co.mjA.-ling expfluaes ot tiie isablnatvmlhlsterB tttete.'* It Ij 'expeeted' that'rl5hey^^wlll|r within tho province d\irlng the,months bo issiied on Monday or',Tue8dey.At|,' of May tnd .luiio 1917, as follows:. : tho same tlmeithe government:-,^has|>, Hon. J. R. Hoyle, �24;, Hon. Wilfrid prepared,regul�tron�:rjegardluifcP,�(�,i Garlepy, �!585; Hon; C. .R,, Mitchell, Ing, houses., TIWBeTlkewlBe.wll! bat^t' ?1'-'3,C5; Hon. Duncan Marshall |16; sued shortly, ^'^j,'" ', , Hon, A. J, McLean $19.20> . 'While no ottlcjal- announcement; is.; would -pot; UW^ -:(�)� say virhat action the goycnffnent,;i^tfiit take If the report obtain the certiflcat wail correct, ,",�],' .' .department as well ""� .....i.. - ...r ,, , . . the finance minister ,! nt ipixlit hp,W9rtji -while," he con tinue^l, ','fQivt^'e benefit'ot'the (leople ^bo are cpi)dPCt% 1iieu|ranco husinesa In thl^ provlnq^vtPN'know, howeyer, that there l�:a>!?Mionlu the criminal 1817 sued m the motion of Major il, it. I:ow- "' ' " NEW TYPE AIRPLANE , )' ery, Victoria, �180,91^;17,, ,-|!;or,kthe Paris, Mivrcli 9.-Lieut. Roland OA ^. election overseas the y>.'the ^public uU]!- .vtJio'Vfks' captured by the Q^rmansj.- ties commission stat^f.thiktnpOiJipjinl^'p - ------- aeeklnc; to sell sharoBJinr' ' ''' " obtain the certificates^ who transgress the ipro' Alberta sale ot.^Bharea\i spect it Ih warned'tvlll'' against. "- i ipniifl&'JjBe vice he rendered aviation b\ �n�jiitg|M iiiV>tJ�l|.v�i. Ing. a type of airplane on whkli 'pnM��4ed machine gun Is fired through tht profiNv!^ �-' ' poller. - � ,� '"'""'"vVf.^ ;