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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 16, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta DEMOCRAGY-IS TRIUMPHANT IN RUS police methods: called in the. aid of Hie'Cossacks. Work- men who had held aloof from overl demonstrations, as hodies, and who were at irsl represented only hy 111 otinf'ei- and more irresponsible were at he roujjh Irealinenl of Ilieif vouicii and children by llic po- ice, and were encouraged hy he obvious reluctance of Hie Cossacks and soldiers generally ,o back up the police oppres- sions. Finally the Cossacks turned on the. police, who lied lieforc them. There was a pan- demonium of irregular 'shool- iMalleis were no! improved by Ihc selling at liberty of poli- tical prisoners and criminals, Hag Goolj scnscJsT0t To Lenders Preparing For Nation; Wide WiU son Calls Cabinet To Situation. licsisl And Induce Anarchy Isiiclrinsr.arcfl', deputy from Ppl- ograd., 1 rjngc to ihe omucrbr of Minister of finance, M. Tor- n.lc Princess cschlcnko, ilcpnty from Kiev. Lnossc-Darmsladl. Minister of .i'nslicc, Deputy ve'rehski of SaratolV. Minister of coiiiiminicalions, X. Vi vicc-prcsitlcnt of tlic diiina. Controller-of stifle, M. dod- neiV, deputy from Kazan. To Protect Emperor London, Mar. Rcuter ills patch from Pcti'ograd says that tlie is expected to arrive at says Ino empress 01 nua-i .....0........ has been'placed-iindcr guard. Tho has hc'cn iiilinitesinuil. before her mnr- nlcnl after refilllCIll, ill onlsjde the x capital joined on the side, of 1 the people, and when n special body of life guards, known, sis the imperial convoy, also came in, il tell Hint Hie old regime] had fallen indeed. London. March 10.- por- Preached Anarchy In the nioanllme revolutionary par- ties were rreacIiSng anarcliy in all its forniE. and elcmenls of Ihe lion ulation of Ihc great city were busy folloiylng profesEional instincts. Hap- pily the worst .'Speflnl lo tho Hc-rald> March IS. Funeral sol vices ivcre held in Hip ward chape today over the infant child of Mr. an Mrs. hoy Powell. A few days ag tho poor child nrasRcd.a' pol of bollln lea off Ihc ctlgo of the table, cinrt u setting the conlenls, ferrlbly l about tlic chest and 'ttbrlo- nicn. Froni Iho first tho case was conaidorcil as citrcmolv graTe, and dcallj finally resulted. The u-arni sympatliy of tho com- mnnlly goes out lo" (ho stricken par- ixncclcd to arrive at L.UIKIUII. ma, >i Puy '-'V-...... palace nr.d thai several Mouof. llic. town ol Hsikllball, Oil alcohol in all Its forms regiments with arllllery arc [-jghl bank of IllC Diala1 unnrorurasle, ami Hie same place. Hiirly miles north cast of Bagdad, has been cap- -and-nuke Nicholas is reported in.a lured by Ihe llrilisb, il WHS. im-i be th tculcr's dispatch from Pctrogbd lo I luranccll ill it report 1'CC------- day from ake command of the troops, CDilimstlul ol IllC Hellish llgllS Have Not Been Killed forces. TllC -I Ul'ks continue to London, Mar: is no Oil IllC right bank Ot firmation of the report that r-vl'rcmicrl Tiiiris Stunner and Minister of the Interior! ulu I'rolonopoii of Itvusia have been kill cd, and arc to tlio [rary. Says Th Copenh.isen, The likslrabladct reiions that the Russian consul in llapjranda. Swe- den says that Former Premier Sturm- er anil Minister of Interior Prdlopopoff were lioih killed In Pclrograd. of Itvusra nave ueen mn- y to tiic con ftfUJT Thsy Were Killed hUlf I via London, Mir. U" l I Sheepmen Uiige Removal of Tariff on Sheep Nobility Toes the Mark Vetrosrad, Mar. Mnr council of nobility, al- ready has belli special meetings in iflccn provinces, and endorsed Iho lew revolutionary governnlunl. Political Prisoners Released London, Mar. Iho'revo- says a Ileuter dispatch from Pctreerad, "the haled Krcaly prison was seized H'e revolutionists, after a short resistance by its guards. Al political prisoners held there, ir.clu-.l ing membra of the workmen's group Province Needs Revenue, Says Premier to Delegation from .Southern Cities The application of Ihc cities of the incentive tu violence, almost iciplinccl of tho soldiery of which the in- 1 majority was against excesses disgraced what was now f 3 great sense of M. Ilodzianko, at the head o committee, soon issued common orders for the disarming of for the checking of the revolutionary manifestations. Tlie soldiers anil people themselves put a slou lo Profiteering on Huge Scale Throughout the cily n careful scare! was nuulc for stores .of foodstuffs, which were promptly put on sale. The results warranted Iho belief. Hint un- scrupulous profiteering on an Incrc- liblc scale had long liceu prevalent. .Secret Police Cleaned Up At the1 present moment a careful search if. being made ior hichcr miH- (ary officers, and other who are being Induced lo accept Inc.; new conditions, aiid cnrry on llicir nubile duties or undergo arrest. The seers'- scourge of the nation', whose service is despised by all. and which has bECir for generations past a re- fuge for defaulters anil detected mis- creants o! ;ill oilier, public services, arc being show no mercy. Tlie ordin- ary police are being merely liul under arrest. Archives Destroyed London, Mar. jihVes in- an saysl "A'great- 'lutinn has been accomplished .in Russia, the Czar has abdlcat-d m favor of his Infant solV.'Jt-has become clearer for'so'nie tfnve psit the strained 'relatlons'b'e- tween the Duma and_the court 'could not last. Thc'greal 'danger' that the Ciar rniglit fail-to realize his position with sufficient' promptitude and miqht either re- sist a revolution or defer his deci- sion. He has had the wisdom and unselfish patriotism not to fake cither of these courses by laying down the supreme authority .of his own freewill. He -his.'saved his people from civil war and his capital from anarchy." New York. March sides in llic Ibrealened railroad strike controversy expressed a willingness today lo hold fur- ther joinl conferences, although Ibe situation this morning was devoid of any that ri- comproinisc would he reached which would avert a nation- wide transportation lie.-iip. ln- diciilions were llial hnlh niilroad managers and the brotherhood chiefs' were marking lime pend- ing any possible aclioh by Pre- sident Wilson and with cadi group prepared lo respond lo overtures from Ihc other side. Want Another Vole Newark, 0., Marc.b Pennsylvania railroad ees have refused lo join a slrikc unless another vole is taken, according to.a message received here by Pennsylvania railroad ollieial, who refused Iti allow his name lo.be. used in connection with the slalcmcnt. Arrange for Strike New York, March- hundred general, chairmen of the brotherhoods of eastern lines mcl here 'today to arrange, lelliils for I ha strike. London, March discuss- ing the Irish situation In the House of Commons tcday, Eonar Law, chancellor of the ex- chequer, declared (he attitude of Nationalists might compel an appeal lo Ihe country on the around that the Nationalists were unwilling to permit' the npvern- menl get on with th'e-Cva'r- MYSTERY EXPLOSION Wilmington. Del-, March thousand pounds ol iilack commercial powder blew up loilay In the.Magic yanls nT the Duponl. Powder cojil- lany ami klllcil one workman. ".The :ity nnd surrounding territory for miles was tremendously, shaken. The canfc ol the is not known. President. Acts' a. cabinet neeting lliiE allernooE (he action de- cided upon wusMo hnye'Secretaries Lane and Wilson and Daniel Wlllanl and Samuel Oompcrs, meniucrs oftllpi Ihe .council of. nalional defence confer at once.witli he reprcseulativcs of .both sides. This action, was expccle'd by the prnslilent' and Ills advisers lo avert a airike. Mediators, President Wllspu. will ask brother- lioods and railroads to postpone the strike if incy cannot avert one, on tho grqunJ of uationnl emergency.' Freight Embargo York, one of tlio first steps to deal with, the disoreun- of .trausporlation which ivilf be caused by the railroad llic national conference committee nf railwav managers hag informed indi- vidual" railroads that aii embargo oa all perishable freight is advised. None Accepted Xcw York, Mar. wcro ssucd here, today by the New York. Central railroad Instructing ascola .to notify all shippers that on account oE he threatened labor trouble no raffic would he received until lur- her nollcc. Notice of Embarnois. Chicago III., Mar. tering''Chicago began out no- tices of cinhargoes today. The first came from the New York Central; v.-hich announced that' afler tonight absolutely no freight woulu Uo accepted. -Nnlices of-various belt line companies followed. Embargo in Canada Montreal.-. March Graml Trunk railroad this mornins issued a. notice that they hail placed an em- bargo on all frcighl, excepting coal consigned lo the company. (CONTINUED on PAGE 0) ranchers i Sheep rafciiors of Southern Alberla, through the Wool Growers associa- tion, went on record yesterday aflcr- iioon as lining In favor of n reduction on the duly on sheep coming In from 1 the United Stales. I them favor a lotfll farift of 25 per cenl. and tho per I cenl. war !ai. whilo only were a partial removal of Ihe Ui. ;alnsl cnlirc of tlic Hnsslan. secret arres led a month were liberated. Although the populace Is strongly cision lo Ic.-ivo Ihc control otJiotcls disposed lo wreck summary vciiswaucc llic days of Ihr.. old regime, the prison- eis arc sato once Ihoy are unilcr the The majority ol crnmcnt says: removal of (lie one.' Thai's what-the proscnl duty amounl.-i lo." Remove Tariff Altogether Hay KnlEtit was yco" much In favor of a lolal removaloC the. tariff, anrl They do not want prolccllon I Slalc.i. vole of present he taken. Tho Should Have More Sheep jrcsiiH was thai all hul four or fivo slraw vole of about 25 Mieepl voted In favor. Then, nnolhcr vote I ranchers -was taken lo dole-mine Iho', was taken lo liwrn Ihe sonllmenl lo- 1 senllnicnt lowarrl the prcocnl duly, jwr.rd a partial rcducllon'of ilm tariff. I The mallo- was brought up by J. laud only tiro analr.sl i'- After I Mr 1'eacocK stated (hat tr.e country; for Rgurca as man as ?io rer r I should have millions more sheep than I ihey wcro not so sure whether 1 there aro at present. They ore. nccd-hvanled a continuation of Iho dull I rr) In the f.inipaljn of ivool nnd mul-.noL It convinced (hern thai a re- I (on'produrion, and them am (hous- moval of vould rot hurl Ihc lands of acros ol ideal frazlng lands j value of Inc. Canadian proaucf. cro, Tho soli survivor ot the old icslmc minister of foreign affairs, rctect Itr.lk. ol t'clrograd. Is a'pris United asked, if not out of order, thai a straw I .er are in hiding. 1 -i Czjr on Tnronl, garding Ihe administration of tlie II- formed that (ho only one imnledialely.. tnc O'.n- staff of the Ucensc branch vvas being crs would be erected would depend I gradually reduced and that in a very _____ .1... _n.l nf Itift lirfln TvnTt nf IllC uePirt' zar London, JUr. abdication of Frapcror Nicholas and Iho appolnt- mcnl of C.rar.d Duke Michael as re- gent lias not yet been curried inlo effect, tliough it has been decided on -The Tidies Pclfo- grad correspondent uos'crihes the sacking of the residence of Count Fredericks, minister of the imperial court and aide-de-camp lo Ihe cmricr- Toroilto. IN of Sir l.ymnn .lone? is reported changed at noon ;oday. MARKETS iluma or to lire d'istricl sections of man (lie- provisional government. The i such wanted lo be ready then, said he, to civc every young man and young wq- In Alherta a chance ot geltlnE graa Hut tlicylsii0rt time tlic work of, the depart Spot wheat Local (rack vvhcal....... May wheat Local track oats........ May oats............... May'flax ..........y 134 [CoxnsGED ON 1'Acri 61 265 sucn an education and training would enable them lo bcUcr discharge ......the country. tiixLvD ...v Ni.ar Lpthbrldne rcr.iarkablo features of the Russian! (nai scnooi migiu _ t-------1... tnent wouU he cfono by Ihe provincial police, lie also indicated Ihat the inspection of poo! rooms would be tak- en over hi- ins ssme authorities. Higli Low................... Forecast: Faif, no change in tem- perature.' i I revolution, says 'tteulc-r's correspondent has been llio. arced corrcsponenl, as een i. 26 with which (lie people resumed life. I Order Is tlic watchword of the day. ON 1'AOE and daughters of Ihe s of (he an a norlhlanj a chance of celling an ricultural education. As George, .load- ley Ihc member for Okotoks, insisted on information as to definite loca- (COKTlXuEl) ON' PAGE EIGHT) SUPPLEMENTARY VOTE London, March nonar l.ivf, chancellor o( the' exchequer, today Introduced in (he House of Commons a sup- plementary ,vote Of credit for sterling for the current year. ;