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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 22, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta ,VOLUME X. ALBERTA', TUIJHSDAY, MARCH 22, 1017 NUMBER 86 HUN VANDAOSM RAMPANT-ALLIES ADVANCING iitul lEiupreKK Pris- oners. Orthodox Church IJi'ffes People to Sii poi-t New Itiots in I'cti'ograil. via London. March The order for the of Nlcholai Romanoff and Alexandra Feodrovna, forrner emperor and emprcet .of RUM la, has been IB- iued .by the 'provisional govern- .Cerjarat Alexleff been charged, with the duty of guard- ing 'the prlEonen "until the mem- beri'of.fhe 'duma arrive with an e wort to take 'them tg Tiarakoe- V' .WAyrvrp HELP March 22. Members al'ihc former -dynaily have placed themttlves at the dlipoial'iof the provisional gov- Reuler 61 1 patch from" PetreBrid. Grand Duke Cyril reigned command of the riavil-gu'irds. -'GEN; RUZBKY HERO Rttrogpad, via March. General.., Ruitky Is" the hero .'Ha believed to 'have chlefiy Inttrumerrtal In djnuading the.Czir from the at- tempt to 'senb.forcei from the fropl.tplrepreM the revolution in Petr60ra4. The in'' waV produced on Cmpcro'r hpwevir, by the nevwi tfiit'hli own had joined 'Jn'thVriirt. -DISORDER'S -IN' PETROGRAD 1 March Robtttry, Inwridjarlim and murderi lib' were 'encouraged by Ihc po- 'ilcey'th't dlipitch hut'were quickly by militia forte-conipoied of soldiers and worhrnen Who dlsnrrred the police. T-'-. Rpcalitng: la forcsfn manner, which" ,'chaiacterlzes, all -hi ulteranceSj .now-] minister ot Justice A. in an interview wit the correspondent- of; the Associated clecjled rurr.crg ot friction or disorder between the soldiers .and IheXncn1 government. 51. Kererislijv -Is' a member' of Hie radical workincmen's party, emphatic- ally, dmied thai there was any latent dlBsn'tlafoctiori in :his or nny other jjarly which '-rnight burEt' forlli Into freali.'-rcVohitlori. lie'" siUeh "i "can assure you that rvcry iliffcrcncc has disappeared and QENtRAL llrltlBh con ir.us on Uapauino front.1 credit ;l by Pnrls X'-briU ant tactician as ho; .harassing the etrcaline .TOG i cavalry! USING ZINC COINS Ilcrlln, via has.iipV added zlnu cuius to the alum to urn' and iron suUsfdlary in use. 0_ Three in Bad; Three arc llie.Galt lipsplUl todft aud two .more were' shaken', up as result or an the river LillJasL nieh't wheri-a'Fo car. with five craBln through the fence oa Ihe.nver aide' the .small bridge, c and occupants-over a forty-foot e banknaont. Thc'car llea'on'.thc 'rlv lied a ruin, and Ihe-'ouly wonder is Jaiuula Only Country EiHjHrc WIUoli Has Xot Miulc to Hell Wheat to Hntisli (jlovermneiil. f OF 833 SQUARE IS LIBERATED totul nnioiuil of French IcmLory lihcrnlcd'frppi Hie German invndcrs I lib Soi.nmc offensive up to March is 853 square miles, siLimtccI in four dcnnrl- menls of OJ'BC, Aisnc and Sominc. ll concliidcs U6G towns and villages, Hie homes ol' FmiQhim'ii. The Germans urc'slill in possession ol" 7I2U rtpinrc miles of I-Vaneo. Ilr. Henri DC Rnlchschijd has fiivcn frnucs for the relief oi" tlio-inhabili'inls in (lie liberated sections ol Hcnrdy. Winnipeg, March Ollaiva orrcsnondcnl ol the Winnipeg Tolc- rain wires ae follows: Sir (Jcorgc Foster, mlni.stcr radc arid commerce, In a statement oilay, reviewed the British proposal o purchase tlio 1917 Canadian wheat rop, which was rejected by the lupre- onlddves of the western farm ore. 'he1 Canadian government is acting Imply as Intermediary. Great Uri- ah) makes the terms of offer, and Us cccplancc and' mjerlloii rests "solely vlth Ihc representatives of the "west- ern farmers, and Ihat it Is not a Fatls- aclory proposition to lliom has been ndicalcd by the action oi.these repre- sentatives. TJicIr rojeclioi) may mean he abandonment o[ the scheme by Great Britain and If so this year's Canadian wheat crop (o ind its way to'Kuropc by private en- terprise, and such market is already i1 ment purchases elsewhere." Sir George's statement is" as fol- IOIVB: "Tlie siluallon- in brief Is as iollow'3; Thn eovcrnruenl ol Great Britain has purchased the whole avail- able surplus crop of Australia, for liolh tlie prist and current year. The price paid lo'the Australian farmer In ihe.neighborhood of J1.12 a bushel, de- Ivefed at Hie port of British government lias taken -.mc'a-] sures to control the surplus of''India Devilish Vandalism of Huns Is Evident on Every Hand inrfhe Evacuated Territory Kncmy Said To Making1 Gi'cal-Piepju'ations a lo Ciimbrai Line is Now; ouJloth Sides Is M'ar- in Prance, (By Phillip Glbbs) cnls' Headquarters ?Iarch 22. Iluiiis of In sec when done even when shell [ire spared (hem inillic war zone, nut ivorso than thatU's the riiln'ot wotnen well, geueraUy Breaking. They were well disciplined and lived on Rood terms wllli lite people aa far as pos- sible. Probably lie tells the truth fairly, and'I believe him, hut the wo- men wldi wlioni I spoke [jasElon- ate and hysterical and told rue hor- and living flesh. I saw rlblc slorles, not, to be rctoldJierc, that ruin today in Hoys and Ncslc. ll i believe them; too, because these was at first to sec them, the who are French, had to live first UihablUiilBAVho were (ihcraled who were Mlllng Ihelr IIUB- after being so Ipiig In hoslile lilies, bands dnrt brothers, and-that is the .1 with n nucer' grnal They had to submit to ECUEO of excitement, pager to talk with them. But inslanUv I saw these women and L-bijdrco. iii the streets and staring al ineTout of the windows, u 1 waa Struck a chill of horror. measure filled hy govern- The women's-faces .were dead faces. 1 shallow arid maek-likc and branded wllli the: ol great agonies. Children vere'-VhItojand thin, EO thin thai the. cheek-bones 'protruded and many of to me' iilioL children. fear had been with them loo .The told me after, the firat ejrtry' of Gerroans, on August of the, first btuialille's, theVwldiers had behaved 'fe r the dally modda ol the men, who Bomelluies sulky and .lomctlnics Jrunk .They lell nic the officers were oflon drunh; they'.had to see (heir children go hungry. Although the ficrmanfi gave them potatoes eomc- ttrneB, they .look'away hens, so that there were no eggs, and cows so that Ihcre -was no-1 milk. The children suffered and were thin. Deitroysd Food Stores o'yon, owing (o Ihc facl tuat ihe Germans liad 'coiicentrated there women and children refugees, they promised lo leave llic American (CONTINUED OX PACK SRVEN) WILL OFFER TO MEDIATE 1 01 European Neutral S.: Won't Consider lul the injuries to the occupants were lot more "v, cainlflponil on goUiug allrtwit Cana- The occupants of Infe car. who Vcrc read 'rom uavcd with" granite'sells, had inpaved by Ihe in-less .liau a day thc'-Frencrh engvie tr cc.rjis ._ iatl repalred-lhe road. rcS nnd put tlie railroad in wor'tiriic'crijer- as far .as :OurBcacnp. .The' military commissiarat has sent two hrtnOrcil bullocks lo N'oyon ind.distrllmtoArW 000 bread rations. (ho Germans made a1 clean swcap idts Noyon banks, sending _o ._." oiirilies' valued at IS.OJIOOO Trench Warfare It OveT" Berlin, 51tirch' 29, by wlrelessV Id Associated Press, via Siyville, Germany's cavalry -Is touch with French and British niounl- cd -troops .which' have been In. acllou for several flays in Ihe lerritory evac. by the Gerninos so Ujat'for jthe time since the fall of- aVr on both siiles Is being, employml-." on the western froiil.-This; is.Teiard. r., ed here as-an indication Ihat-grett events are taking place real battle-Is in prospect. Trench, war- fare being-over for.-the parl oC Ibc- front.-. .and liritish attempted to USD cavalry; FELL DEAD IN CHURCH. Rrnnclon. March Mrs. IT. K. Hicks, wire or Dr. Hicks, superintend- ent of tho provincial dropped t rtead (onight jusl a fen; minutes' the MclhodiBllchurcV Whwel Arraa and Pcronao. ihc Sunimo laat year as well aa at-tn.Br-- ime of the Cliainpagne .ho employment of Ihesc forces 'ace of- enlrcnchcd troops ,with .mal' chine guna replied .in very losses- The is erouL one because'neither slde.La rioinr protected by trenches. Germans Show Fight ''t'-'. Paris, March __getfc resistance io -Fraach.Tail V nlgnt between thc-Somnie but after spirited fighting north'bl Tergnler.tlic FrciicJi forced themlpob of several strong tYench .number of.TllliRes. German Prince HiMina' Tvirelcea; March ilcd the.scctor over wnlch-.' Unj Gormana havo retiring Is rcporlcd in Ipday.'s'.olltcial -vyluch" nienUons" no ;'furiher evacuations of territory. hallallons aliacking on ttie nortb" bnnk of Ihc Aisnc were repulsed. iiuiniccincnt Is made, that an .aero- plane piloted by- Frinco Friedrich .rl..cousin of Emperor has it returned from a raid over the she had gone with her ..husband .to hear Miss Aria Ward, lecture.' Over-night War Summary Again llie Br1li5ti and Krench fotcca To Hie nonh liclween Nnrlif n PrnAce are raovlilg rfvpldly agBinsl Ams (he Germans number of points ,rc beginning lo resist Ihe Ml (iah Tigoroualy, but despite Mys London.' gnards are licihf driven back, and the progress of the British Con- Ixmdon nhd Pails .war offices chron- icle additional Important gains in ter- rain at: T arid US points along the.' line running from Alias to Ibc region of Furthermore, villages have been taken by the BrUfshMn the dia- irfr.t JiouVh and southeast of Peronnc, while east ot nt Tcrgnler and north of Sohsons the French have progreis. tinues. In Ihc Ailittc and Ihe casl .bank 6t the- Croiat canal, Ihc Germans are in slronir force and liayc bcaylly .bombarded French positioi J. 'v FOUND HIM DEAD Cnclnli, Ont., Mnrcii John Slull .'arrived at ycsierday from the west lo vlsil Ivis hrblhcr Clarence, whom he had nol seen Tor ten years. On1 entering the ,Iattcr's, residence he lound him silting before nn emuls' slovc, dead rvnd frozen stiff. II Is thought he had been dead .for sonic days. .c c- o v BANK CLEARINOS nank flearings for the., week ending today were J672.026, as compared wllh for tho. same week fi. year, a an in-; .crease of 12 V ;