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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 24, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta f .VOLUMK X. AUiEIVl'A, SATURDAY, MAllCll 21, 1917 NUMREll 88 g Are Lost Ixinclon. .March of the iYcncli batllcililt) Danton, in lljo Mediterranean, oti Mnrcli 10, la an- nounced in a statement from (lie Frrnrli mhulralty received licre. Tivoj hundred mid nliioly-Elx mcu iveio drowned. TlJo IJanton '.SHS lor- pedocd by a hosLihs submarine. LINE UP GREATEST BATTLE YET New (lovl. Would He Traitors To I'cnplc If They Coiv- sitlcrctl Peace Now "WIL1, GIVR ALLIES ALL TUB SUPPORT Appeal To Socialistic Elenienlfi} To Aid In Keeping I'roper Discipline S. 'GovL Decides to Call Coast Artillery Mui-cli 21. The Ameriemi1 dc- cidcd lo incel Hie silniilion wilh tiorniiiny I prvpiirnlinn for cfl'edivi' mill aggressive wnrl'iire in :uldiliou to mi'iisiirc.s for llic proleclion of stripping. So far, il wns iiflir lotlny's Hireling, llicrc luis hi'cn no decision lo DENOUNCES ttOVT. IN A wrrat SPEECH It i Wish Thai Ik-vohi lion Would Occur As Tliat In Russia London, March .MJnia- ter Mllukoff has ouUincd Hie atli- tndo of llic new Uusslan Government Jn foreign to n of Pcrlrosrad-nnii Moscow A r-lltjlor dlsfiatcli from Pcirograrl (jublofj (.lie foreign minister as paying: shall remain fjitliful to all past alliances similar to that wilh nur which will be still furllier sirens Hit lied antl Lecomo Blill more cordial and sincere. The change iu regime' will disperse the distrust oar allies had a right to fuel toward the lato government. It is Russia's duty lo continue struyylu brilliantly hold for her outi liberty and that of all Europe. "Jiy the chaneo In regiroo defin- itely ,won Uie sympathy of noutrala, Sweden. while KinJnnd, to Iho restoration ot her con- BtHuUoD, bas hcruaio our sluccro .friend. Our into touch with without :iii in- stant's delay, understanding that the .old regime a, serloua hindrance of the Russian jieoiUe which Is lor the [In nl triumph. Uu.ssia IE a dead weigh' In the coalition of Ihc allies. Hence forth all rumors of separate yuaco must vanish once for all. It woult he anltj-nallciial for freed Russia tc conic to an understanding with rcac- lionsry Gcrr.rauy." PaLrittlc reclamations. I'ctrograd, 3Iarch '2'J, via London March proclamation: nro siill llic order of Ih'o day from lbTissL of St. Queutin. On both sides cavalry nrn scouting: in wooda- and villages and for a few days at' least the sUuaMon lias been dlnary, like early days of the war In October, 1914r ivhen our cavalry1 op- craling in Flanders was feeling for- ward cautiously to test enemy's, i strength.' For the firsL time, since' the pinns of (he general Blair ..those days German Ulilana havo Helwecii Iho Oisc and Ihc .Spmnie awlii lieen seen ou iha.waEleru front- iiiK positions. buL Lire .more anxious nt certain parllcularly of Lafcic and north oE the Aisiie; to regain soino lost ground, a Jqa's ivliich ycrlmps, had not eutcrcd irilo P m-suing Turks lo Meso- polamin WHhclraw On Rumuiiiun Front committee aim imriLamenuvrj retire- U1 bnt reccivGd only scnlativcs at Iho unisttlulinnal-tlcnio-1 000 watte party at f j apDiicntlnns tor the Ir, favor of republican form ot Envcrn- ,Qnn u A_ mcnl Cor niisaia, accorrtinp lo a Pel-J, (o lhQ only of roisrwl dijpatrti. ProfosEor Pavil IoU lclns tir. Uie .Mllukoff, forciRii mniister in .ho w Is-IeM flmn jaat government, Is tho party. Calgary. March 24 Attain: of the miners anil operators in confereicft here in shape last for an open break lo'hy. Afler a dr.y of by leaders on libth sides Iho result no belli Hides. are rtrriving on Agoiit P. K. llar- W. IL Pcchlcs, who left for over- seas service, a month flr ED in writing to Lelhhritlge IriEndLs from the lloyal Engineers Camp at atnner, Kent, England, relates a thrilling experience of Ihc voyage from jlnli- fax to Fnlmoutli. He sailed Iron] Halifax on tho 1'anoiiia of the Cnn- anl linn on Jauuary When two days cil sea the ship beaun lo list nnd il was [onml that there was oO (fccl of water in the hold. All tlie and crciv had to go into ihe hoM and shill cargo.' The sleain- cr St. Louis later picked Ihem up and they went luck into Halifax a Freneh1! cruiser, It is Ijclicved that Ihc accident lo the Tanonia was iluo lo Ircacticry by sonic enemy sub' Jed. The parly sailed from Halifax on Fchrusry 1st, the lirsl ves- sel to jail Ironi Canada after tho Pclrograd, via London, 24. iliG of labor o[ this tlis- Crnlliers rifnii iliG depart anil fornlcrly in trici, Joined Minister here in tlie Kcneral interest of the puhlic. 1.07UC Caoiptcll, operator of Uio Coal nml Coke company, Joined the oparalors. Miners were, urging voalerday an early stltlcnivnt of Uie wngc Tlie by troops of tho Persian town of Kcrlnd, in the sector west of Kcrmanahah, about -10 miles 'rom the border, la an- lounccd tlio war oflice. 1'iirsuiLof :hc Turks toward (he-'Mesopilnm border conlitiues, il rid raw in Rumania Pelrogratl, via London, -March Under pressure of (icrninn attacks hist the Russian positions be- twoen the rivers Silcha and Clivanich on Ihe rtnmanian front, says Ihc oil! rial statement issued today by tho RusMtiu war dcpnrlment, the llussian troops withdrew Lo Ihc next line 01 defence about two-thirds of a mile to Uio eastward. submarine blorharte clarcd. TJisy cruisers nil Ihc had been in touch de- wilh :uid year, the mimlTcr of applicants is con- seiucnicni 01 ungc tnws- sideratly greater. Quo reported "W greater. Olio lianli repo receiving for of the loan. Otlier banks reported ?3000 to Tlic n. C. Tnisl Co. rccnlvetl anpllrAliona for ?5fOO. "AJtn- getlicr l.cthDrldRC'S ,is Enlisted Here Wilh Ihcr and Siatcr Reside In Tins Cily Word has hcen rocoivcrt In lhal. Pte, John Wrlfihl Douglas, who enllslcil in LcHiliridge' wlUi Iho Mounted Hides, .waa khlod In action on r'ohruary 2Z. Ilueh Douglas. oT LelhbrSrtgc, ,ls n .brother nml Mre. Jns. Stovcrisnii. ilko ot this city, h a Elslor. Pin, Douglas wna cmiilctycd. by ,Ias.'AlrdTor ITVO'. ycafa licfo.'ol enlintlnE- His rcsfilca fa clr.p E. H. Stafford Missing. The casualty lists contain the naiito of 1'Mnccr Ernest Jloirland Rlnfiord rejnirlci nitisin.1: on June ]3tJi nnd notr IcJicvcd lo ho Pic. c.nlisleil Tvllh Ihft llatlalloii lit VIcloTiii lalcr translcr- rlnK to thr 1'ioncor Corps- Ihii son ot'l'lc. T. N. Stafford of tho 103rd Timber XVoKca Hallal Vicloriti. Vic. Stafford entered the senlccj of tlic C', P. 11. at polug Into the suovs. He workc.l Itere for Hi roc years, moving then lo o v VULCAN MAN WANTS DIVORCE Ottawa, _ Jlnrcli erick K. Znnfj, a farmer resid- ing near Vulcan. Alia., la np- plyiiiK for a tlirorrc from Darhnra Zang, of n. c. ;vill psiierietico in' ihis district Ihc greatest activity in mining iE 'matters are adjusted. APPROVE STAND OF LLOYD GE03GE. across travelled a zig-xng course. Mr. Peebles says thai on reaching Falmoxilh he was told lhal one Gcr- rniui submarine had been deslroyeil and ono captured just an hour before, At Stoncr Mr. Peebles is tak- ing n course in a motor boat Bclioot Programs of cpnccrls on board ship 1'ccDlas' klicrf, BROW that llic former local labor leader was an active particlpant. llcllcvillc, Ont., March of er.stcrn On- tnrio last evening passed a resolution p approving tlirs firm stand of Premier v; LloyO (leorgo refusing to .coerce at (ho dictation of the Nation- tarly, and anothrr rcriucstlng icljort Uonlcii to hifln- jpuce IJritiili government to jircvtnl any I.WH being cnsscd during the war which would lend lo create fiiTlhi-r dissension or lead Ihc op- -r-' nrcssicin to any portion of the po'riu. v lation of Ireland. RESTRICTIOWS ON JEWS REMOVED Uic forcinu cC tlic St. Quenlin canal liy the French lias also been a eur- lirlsc enemy. Here, top, lliero' has beCu violent but unsiicccisful untcr-aLtacMng..J-lvcrywbcr'c .'.alotig the Jine Fruncli infantry is well ,sup- 'liortcd by arlillery, a' fact' which (Ipmo.nstrntcd prudence of' command, ;euhig that tho arduous pursuU has onlrun ttie inobilily of guna. It s also a Iribute to the work of. Llic French engineers, who, ,ln one lu- where roads to Noyau .were destroyed for yards, only took ono night lo lay down-a nlauk road capable o[ aupportlng all the traffic of llic army. lhat Uie Laforo position was seriously Imjieriled, the Germans resorted lo inundations and the city, according to Inst niglit's official rc- liorl, is under water. Meantime the troous of General Xoi'illc have cou- Mtllc parties of them are hiding be- .lind .broken ivnlls of villages destroy- ed' in the German retreat. Noiv and. they bumn Into advanceJ i nnd then bolt niL seeking fiMliL enemy .shows no niorcj; whciiever he cau pleod military rulh.J J "suppose he can plead thai for what he did less i ek DAMAGE (N BARRACKS FIRE, Victoria, R U-, Mnrcli building1 nl barracks har- Loring the office of Colonel Duff Rlu.iri, D. O. C. Mililary District Xo. 11 anil the offices of tKu Uon riopnrlmcntft was Iho scene of a lire this morning Xvhkh destroyed 150 feel of the length of the struc- ture nnd gutted Ihc remainder. The loss will approximate There is no statement concerning the origin of the fire. ATaroh bulletin given out by Hie stale department v was ns follon's: "The American em- liassy at I'clrosrail reports lliat all reslrlrllons limiting the rights JCWH to all universities and schools ns-sla hnvc already lieen removed iul llnl they arc now permitted to' enter any school or university in the empire." MINIMUM WAGE TO HE FIXED LU V'ULt; Edmonton, March dow- er act, which introduced in the legislature next week, will tjiVc the wife a life Inlercsl in the hnmcsLcadh tlie word homestead being used in the widctt sense nnd not (n Ihc restricted applica- tion of the word as in relation to land seUfemcnt. The Icgisfatfon is an cxUnsiin of the prJvilerjca conferred by ihs wjman's nTotfiction act cE 1916 wbitU tn- abled n woman by Tiling a caveat lo prevent the sale cf the home wiliiout her consent. Amtndirents arc also being introduced tn the town and vilFiiQC and school dis; IricLs giving a wife snd the grown up chifrfren the privilege of vat- ing. This is going a step further than the lefj- and will remove the prop- erty bar la wives enjoying the Edmonlon, Mnrch is slMed lhal Iho factory act being Introduced In tho legisla- ture, will fix n, minimum wasc. limted their crossing of the AUJette river at scvernl poiuls. Rjrthcr uorlli French columns arc marcbmg St. (Juenliit, where, with the Itrilish from Pcronnc, an attack he maflc Hgainsl (his cornerstone pil- lar of Ihe new Gerniau. line. Interest centres in Iho French pain toward as this seems lo Thcv said indicate IhaL the Germftng have been caught napping aud have.left a gav which Mivclle has poured troaps and s'11155 Qntl 1Dav entire .Gorman line through Cham- pagne. The slightest French shift lo the east might endanger- the Ger- mans, entrenched sou Hi of Aisne, Heavy Fighting. Paris, March French continued io push forward last nislil in tlic region ol St. Qucn- lin, in which heavy fighting haa been for several days. ..They reached Mhn west hank of the Oiso, north of LrUfcrc nnd gninctl addlUon- 1 ground east of the AillcLlc river. French Official. I'aris, Mnrch French have pushed back the Germans Lclween one and n quarter and two and a half miles north o[ St. Quenlin cimal and also liavc gained .additional ground on Ihc heights northeast of TcTRmer. British Official: March liclwcon nrllish patrols anil German detachmcnls have occurred along.Uie general line from Ucanrains to El reillcrs the British made further progress in the region o[ Crols- cllcs and Kcoust. ago at Kouy-Le-l'etil, yet 1'ean thinlc- of nothing more damnable than, the horror which came to some hundreds of poor souls, mostly women, nnd children and stricken men, in that village by the Bommc. _.' Many of them had been driven into Rouy-Le-l'elit, from neighboring vil- lages, which the Germans set There were hundreds in the 3treata of. Ilouy. They saw the smoke ami- flames-risinR from their homea anil1. they were terrorized and intly the last Gorman rear-'-. went out from, nouy, not- cliecrlng and sIiiGinffr as they came In In August ot 19H, but silent and Erim. They had been frJchuly wltn the villagers before they smashed their houses and bad been good, lo tlic children before smashing -their bedsteads ami .milking- them homc- _ In aelf-excuie, 'It io war. It Is Iho order "of our high officers. me bound lo do It." niAY GET ANOTHER SEAT Kflnionton, March 2 v Is lalk of n. redistribution bill nnolhcr Ednion- v MAHKBTS Siiot whcal Local Itack wheat May whcni track Mar ml? May flax High........................ 41 Low......................... H Forecast: Fair and little lower temperature. RUSSIAN CAPITAL MENACED New1 Yortr, March Vnux "Bacon, recently relumed [rom. England, after he had been given the king's pardon on, his promlso lo tes- tify here ngainsL Albert 0. Sander and Charles X. Wunilennerg, Ger- man spies, was arrested today. He will appear "Monday before a Federal, judge to 'plead lo the Indictment' charging him with having engagcil wilh Sander and In ,or-' nizing on American soil a mili- tary enterprise against Great Britain. Eaader and pleaded guilty (a the charge agninat them and were sentenced lo Lwo" years each in the United Slates peniten- tiary in Atlanta, Ga. Itacon. who had'been arrested in ISnstond as a. spy, was to have hern Ihe chiet ncss against Uicm. Pclrograd. via March following proclamation to Iho people of PolTOsrad has hccn issued by A. J. minister of war: "The cuemy la mciiacing tho capilal from iwo directions." First, lip. Is concenlraUns conllnually on our northcni front crcat qnnnllKcs of mun- itions, supnlles nnil iiicn. Second, ho ia roncnitratlnp his spies Jn' Pet- roErnd. Steps against the latter aro an Imincdinle necessity. It is always a difCicult (ask lo unmask these traitors vrhb hide everywhere, seeking lokcorer Ihoir criminal activillc.s- under (ho clonk of oil social conditions, all trades, wearing all uniforms, mixing themselves with tho crowd In which Ihty sow discord and spread dislrust among the timid nni) Ihe weak. To (lip clan destine spy system we must oppose llml of our staff. Citizens and soldier.-; should be watchful nnd wise, for Iho [lunger Is great. Dn nol confound our R gen Is wilh the secrci police of the old rCRiino, who have sone forever, and who nrc useless lo the new regime which governs In accord with the will ot Iho people. The new regime normlt any revival ot llic oTirflnrk forces. "Citizens, be pnirtciit. Do not Uie sccrols of national defense. Do vigilant and attentive, He on Riurd." New York, March Unit- ed difpatch published here today from Derlin says: "Tha Mocwe brought 593 prisoners In- to port, according lo an. an- ncuncemenl here today. Coun; DohnaV her commander arrived Thursday al his hamc port. He reported sinking vessels in ;