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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 29, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME X. MAHCH 1017 NUMBER 02 BRITISH ANNOUNCE A SWEEPING VICTORY IN PALESTINE Swede Goyt. Resigns Slofkliolm, Mar. king g accept id tho resignation of the entire cabinet headed by pre- mier HammalEkJold. Hnll Gen. Urusjlofl' as Hero, As Ho Takes Ihe Outh With Them. SPIRIT OF ARMY IS AMPLY DEMONSTRATED Pelrogradj March London Murch nienaco of tho Oer man drive Into Russia (G nerving lo accelerate tremendously tho rcorgtm Iznllon of democratic As ovl donee of Lbo neiv nplrll of tho army djspilchos from the BuuiiiWcu! front today told of Iho tic in on accorded General ItruElloff, o: liia taking (he oath with his troops, o loyalty lo the new provisional govern ment. Druallofl pnrBonally revlewei Ills Ifoopa and witnessed (heir re jjlcdgliiff of Joalty. Then his met carried him on their shoulders lo orm> headquarters. There great red shield wcro brought out Inscribed: "Ttiaso h Iho rear conquered the dynasty; nt tho front-will "conquer tho encmj Long live Druslloff, (ho nation's hero. Development of Mining in th Demands More Ccn- i Tbo Herald has It on good auUiorl 'tliat tlio "headquarters of District N 3S, CT. M; W. of A. are (o' he mov shortly rroin'FcrnlB (o Calgary, 11 proposal to -make the change havln lieeu adopted at I lie last convcntlo in Ferule. Fernlo has been hendrum lers for union ever since Distri No.- IE was formed, but the develo inent ol cool mining In (he north h made It imperative that Ihc miners lhat part of the province, be belt organized In futuro, so lhat a locatl closer' to tho no'rlberii campa is desir- ed. tt Is reported llial, the new of officers or tlie tllsrtlcl, metis necessary .-by Iho rejection of the Do- combdr election, will be held aa soon BS tho negotiations between the miners- and operators at Calgary ero concluded.- Resent Treatment of Their Arrested on Liquor Charges. SYMPATHV OF CITIZENS IS WITH SOLDIERS Have Been Made For Pasturing (lie Hands This Rummer. KUtatly members or S. nH Prince Albert, SaEk., March 20. The city police station Is today a wrcth, practically every 1i: front of (lie liuilding bring broken a result of an attack upon it hy abom 159 EotiHera last night, in rescntnien for frequent arrests and finine o men of their battalion for violation! Sub. Menace is Still Grave London, March weekly official returns of merchant sbiji Jngscii from submarines and mines cctittnuc to Indicate llmL the under- water menace IB extending serious, Tho naval correspondent, of iLu Times writes; 'This is EO even If the loag indicated in Me tobies Is not so licavy as Iho tonnnKcMigurcs given by Lord Charles Ilerc-Bford in the liouso ol lords would lead UK to believe, "What Is psrhapa a sailsfactory feMurc ts Hie renewed conridcnco ol (lie neutrals, as Imlicatcrl hy (lie larger numbers of ships iillicd purls. 'J'hc arrival of Iho armed liner SI, Louis safely through (he clangor zone will he generally recoKnteed as a portent In this connection." Huge Turk Army Is Defeated In Palestine association have )he llirow- u. d Iho problem of Bellini? tliclr sliecp a from a lhrollgh o thfi summer range In llic Tlocky villdowp. Eventually Lieut.-CoI. J. mi forest reserve, for arraiiBe-i E D d t M Major Smith icnlB have beon made to ship in Coring order, heen to Ihe reserves in llie Crows x'esl district immediately Dfler shear- -The-trouble is a culm nation of a HE- have beon made sories solillcrs hy the vllli Ihc 0 P. It. railway department ami the Inflicting of heavy o shin IhG hands, wllh the coal com- tl11 many cases the soldiers claim >anlcs for riglU lo cross (heir laztdb-j ('barfics wcrc and lllc o the reserves, anii with the Domiri- on government for the leasing of an ,rca sufficiently large to handle the lumber mentioned. .At tho lime of the convention liere, sheep would be allowed hi the orest reserves this year. However, :i committee hoaddcd by Hay Knight. ,vas instructed to visit (he chief rang- er at Pincher Creek and lay (heir pro- posal before him. Negotiations weru also started wllh llie C.P.R. and Iho coal .companies looking toward Uio jest method of gelling the sheep Into ,he reserve. Everything has now 3ccn- drranged. .11 is understood Mr. Knight will ship about lo the unwarraned. I London, March British nrmy.in Palcslino luis U'alcd Iho. Tm'Uish :umy of men, ciipUm'ug 900 men, in TJic men ailrrniuuT-i a Ihc war ofticc announces. The ofllcml stale HKMiL says that Hrllish Lronps luivc advanced for n distance o Hi'lcen miles along Ihc sotillicTn Palestine coast of llic Mcdilcr niucaii. Hi'itisli forws pushed forward from Kafn to Wad liver live miles sou In of (inxn Gaza i Iwenly miles nortli of llic. boundary. Entire SlalY Captured. London, March onlii-c divisional staff of (lie Ihivd Turkish division in Palestine has been captured by th Hrilish, I( is announced officially. him, taking 900 prisoners, Includin the genera) commanding and til whole rtlvlslou ot tho alaff of the 5: Yeslerday conie form Saskatoon u-cre arrested in a room In a local liolrl and fined. U is hclicved (haL the oilier men thought stelEon atid that is to have- licen (he chief object of Ihe attack. However, (he men had been released about 2 o'clock (he previous afternoon. Llcul.-Col. and other ikjiu ULIJL'J ofiiccra of the battalion arc emphatic In their dcnunciatEon of the treatment that has been handcil out to soldiers by tlie ciLy inilice and while they re- gret the outbreak of last evening they Official Statement The official statement reads: "Tele-, graphing yoslerday, the commander in chief in Efeypt reports Dial ad- vanced our troops fifteen mites frotn Rafa to Wadi Gliuzzch, five miles south of (Jaza, 16 cover Ihc construc- tion of a railway. "On .Monday and Tuesday we were ej ia this neighborliood :ith a force of-about of tho (nfllcteil heavy losses on Chid Dauby and Sergeant by Stewart lias I] eon such that no oilier outcome waa DEFEATING. C. with thl1 soldiers, as the drastic ac- 'lion-of the local police force 'whore Lh a soldiers have been concerned, lias lieeti Ihe object ni comment for sev- eral months. LicuL-Col, Uradshaw Is taking the matter un ivllli the 'mayor. Appeals arc also betiiR taken against (he fines imposed upon Ihc five sold- iers neualizetl .yesterday. Winnipeg Manufacturers Pass Shippers May Support Them. Vancouver, Mar. cable today from London where His deferred sol- diers' vote oil prohibition in British Columbia, is Icing concluded, contains an official admission by the that the measure will be defeated by 1.500. ..WlLP.il cLsllSana voted last Seiitciuhcr H, prohibition was iiisscd' by (i.flQQ maiorlly. Vancouver and the] Okanasun were strongly wIillc, A'nnconver Island went "ivct" a votes. Froiii September li> until tlie end of last year, thn soldiers contin- ued to vote. Outof S.500 of.these de- ferred votes less than were dry- Thls kills Ihe measure ir (he deterred ijocs through. Tho prohibition "orccs" have, however, protested that ill sorfs of irregularities occurred in- iludins rerPRtcrs, personation, pic., allege thai n.OOO of the defer roil 'Dies are Therefore imfair. What the govcrnmciit will do re- ;ardinc (he niattcrremains to bnseen. t iS quite possible- that on .Inly 1. when prohibition, would corns .into force liail it passud, the whole njios- lion will get Itcd in (he courts. Winnipeg, March Can- adian Manufacturers Association In Winnipeg at a meeting yeiter- day Aflernon unanimously passed a resolution objecting lo the in- croased freight'tariff which hat been decided on by the railway companies. Members of the ship- pers lection of the of trade were preient al the meeting and It was stated Lhat they would sub- mit a similar resolution to the board of trade on Fridny, BANK CLEARINGS. The bonk clearings for the wek cnrting 23, 1917, aro For Ihe same period last year it was 931. showing; an Increase ol 0 or 7C jjor cent. Turkish division. This figm-o In eludes four Austrian officers, anj Austrlans and Germans of other rank We also captured two Austrian I inch howitzers. "All trooiis bclmvc splendidly, t specially Hie troopg Sussex, Hereford, Ml dleaex mid Surrey regiment a and tl Anzac ami .Yeomanry mount troops." Hun .Subs. Off U. S. Coas New SOX'-'flic New slat H has obtained from observers al Ilonlnnk Poinl, L. I., inform lion (hal hvo Prussian war submarines of tlm Infest U-bo cruiser lypc were seen disliuclly a few miles from shore Ihc Inst -IS Imui.s. Tlic informalioii is (iiifitieslionahly nullit-iil it Ihe view of submersible craft was so distinct as leave no donhl wlialevei1 concerning Ilieir design nnd nationaltl Operators in this district seem to Jc of Ihc opinion that if the ncgolia- ions between the miners and .mine owners nt Calgary do not result in an agreement being reached by Ssiur- Oayr Ihc last day on the old agreement is effective, the men will continue al work. The demand for coal ifi 5till good, am] local camps arc working practically full lime, al- thcitgh Ilio Canntla mine at Tab- er lias liceu practically closed ilowii for couple of weeks. Reports from Calgary are far from optimistic as lo the progress Ticing mnile lowartl a settlement. H is slal- cd thai the miners arc obdurate their demand for a lio per cent, in- crease a vet (lie old agreement, and nre asking now that 30 holidays year be granted in the place of some 12 or 13 under Iho old The operators are ottering fire per cent, increase over llje wages In ef- fect aflcr the August war bonus was given. Liner Sunk, Some Dead London, Mar. Tne British steamer Alanwick has been torpedoed in the Atlantic. Several persons are reported dead. HLISAREftllfflG; ALL VILLAGES ILL FORM Inns Finally IIiivc Been Able to Settle Down OH New Defence Line, But Ave Still lieing Bother- ed by Allied Made 'Bad Mis- calculations In .Time Required to Strengthen Tlicir Defences, MUNITIONS DEPOT CAPTURED BY FRENCH WHO ADVANCED Lcrulon, March GflrmanB ro enLrenclied along 1lie front >ver uliirh (he French and -Uritish lave" been advancing, according lo n (ate in en t uncle (n (he Associated today Maurice. by Major-General -F.B. Supply Depot Captured. Paris, March 29. An important munitions and supply depot lias been captured by the French, tho war ofilco announced today. Artillery fighting continued during Iho night between lie Sojnmc and Aisnfc and (he French cent in contact ovcmvhero Kith the German lines. Solssons was bombard- ed by heavy guiia. German Report. Ilerlin. March By French efforts to recapture positions recently taken from them in IKe Cham- pagne reeiou were fullJe, army head- quarters announced today- The French sustained heavy losses In the attacks. AM Villages Fortresses. Wltb Ihe Britigli Armies, France, March Via All vIllaBcs between the Urlllsh'llnea n nd UlndcnbiiTB Jtne'--are Jort- Tegseg. Plentiful machine oc- cupy tlie InterTeriinp-dlslarice" Mine enters, usually r40 .feel'-'deepT -yawn w'.iereve'r there aro '-crossroads'.. also at Hie approaches and exists of all villages. You can measure Lhe German soldiers to-nieoL ua by the etoriuenf w tilth of barbed wire. It grown everywhere in abundance. That (lie Herman counaaud miscal- culaletl (he time necessary for eetUug settled upon tho much-advertised Hin- denlmrg line lliere is no doubt. Chief- ly they assumed could not advance over land made by our own shell fire olniost impassable, at least not for a considerable- period, but locomotives on the railway sidings hero arc d con slant wonder. Bridges, roads, rail ways and carl IracVa multiply ap- parently in impossible placrs. watrlicd here, too, daily work accomplished which makes ihoae ser Hime LMC Heavily London, Mar. ilnulng to offer onfirgetfc resistance on (he northern part of their new line in France. Rculer'B at Uri- lish headquarters In Franco enya the Germans evideullr regard CrolEelles as A point oT great technical Import- ance and arc contending the approach, of Uriliefi to Jt In torce. hkit are being hard presseil. The nrlliali galtt- cd considerable ground sou Ik and west of CroiseKefi yesterday. (Tho nmns fell back lighting as tliey wilh- drovv and Buffering heavy casualties. Ottawa, Mar. pur- chases of horses for the British authorities wlll.be commenced in Canada at an early date. The new mobile fighting Inaugurated since Ihe German retreat commenced on the western front. increased the demand to a very large degree. Cavalry, after and a half years of inacti'on, have come into their own at last. Spanish Govt. Takes Vigorous- Afier a "Seditious" Appeal. s "Of Victoria, C., Mar. is un- derstood, on wlmL appears lo be ex- 11 nt aulhoi'Jty, (hat Vlic govern- in tnt has planncil (o dowi special net lo iJJsmiss Sir Richard Ilrldc, ayent-sencral for IJrilish Col- .umbia in London. It-is presumed lliat some man al- ready on the sromitl in will be appointed lo net in tho meantime, nr until a permanent policy regarding the tendon offices is decided upon lij' Hio governmeiU. K C. K.C., of Vancouver, is1 mentioned as a pos- sible successor. tributes ganizatlon" as irritating linuous cackling or hens. Tills work, so rapidly nccomulislied, lias shuffled thr dates of the (jerman'prOEramme The French on ihe south sccni also lo be 'dropping part of tlie programme into limbo." The Germans have been loo thorough. Not- ICL-S they left in rninfil ami- dedlei London, March p.m..--The official gazette at Madrid published today a decree suspending constitute ional guarantees fn all provinces of the kingdom, neuter's Madrid corres- pondent cables. No Explanation! London, March information had been recclred here early this af-' lernoon in.explanation of the suspen- sion oE constitutional guarantees in Spain. Seditious Appeal. Paris, March appeal to the people" winch haa been issued !n Spain has been declared by the gov- loivus and villages I f German skill and o'r-jernmenL to he seditious, a Haras dla- irriUling as the con- patch from Madrid rnporte. The sign- era of the appeal, whose names have not been disclosed, have been arrebt- cd. Tho cabinet has taken the affair into Us own hands and will denl Tllh it summarily. Close.Union Headquirteri. JIadrid, Spain, Marcb. Lan- ot the trades un- ions will be closed today. l Iliat they NEW SCHEDULE RECEIVED WinniiicR. Man., March new schedule of freight tariffs has now been received by Ihc local rail- way freight managers, and by K.'Coryenler, secretary of llie prairie irancli oC the Canadian Manufactur- ers' association. This afternoon the members of the TDnnufacUircr? us thought ive should he vastly impress cd by their Iriglif fulness. Our sold- iers were impressed, but not in the way lie calculated. They, were even whole-eager to pet on Iho track ol this noxious beast. To conic upon a village looted, hurnl or blown up (hal ivas miles from shell fire with 'a church but as hell and old vaults in the church yard broken open and the cof- fins smashed, did not fill the observer with awed feeling ot German- might. On (he conlrnry, 1 caii nndcr- GEIIHEBALIOI JIar. nn Inlor- tlebalo today the of com- mons, a majority of approval of.IegfslaUon on the llnog of Hie speaker's conference recommen- dations for franchise reforms Includ- ing woman suffrage. The small rnln- orilj-'ngftlnst suoh n measure repre- sented' not the nclu.il onponenla of inform, bjiL ralher members who wero (taalraua of poettioning legislation of eucli a conteolious cbaracler until af- ter the war. House Passes Soldiers' Vote Bill Without Amendment RECOGNITION BY CHINA. Pekln Marcli Chin- ess government has -t'd Ihc new government in (Bpcclal lo the llprild) Edmonlon. Mar. The bill for Ihe1 rcprcsenlalion of Albcrla's anil nurses In tho present war tvns Ihirrl time and passed !u I lie leglalature thiR afternoon following a debate and vote on an amendment pro- posed bj- T. M. Twccrlie. The amend- ment proposed that Instead of the two members al large lo be elected by the soldiers and nurses overseas as provided by tho measure, those overseas should be entitled lo vote In Ihc electoral dlstricl In which he or she waa resident ftl the last general election In Albcrla. On a straight parly vole it was rejected by 21 votes to 12. T. M. Twccdio, In moving ihe am- aiHliTicnt, ssM thai (he position, taken by the opposition waa that no mailer what bill Tvaj; introducer! giving rep- resentation lo ihe soldiers md nurses to participate in Ihe cxcrciee o[ the franchise al the general election jusl (he same as if, they were living In (heir re.spcclivo rcsfilenccs. Xo other province, lie asserted, had proposed such legislation aa Alberta except and h? contended H was a disfranchising measure. A. F. Kwinp seconded (he AttpmoT-Ocnernl Cross ventured lo say that o.OOo young men had voted for himself at the last election at the front lliere, ono ihinp they ucrc entitled to aud that Was Ibc- V.-CTC now at the front- l as many Liberals had left Alberta, as Conser TRtlYCS Mr. Bwlng: -Giro them Ihe rlghl to vole In their and Mr replied that the pnvcrnmenl were doing better Mian thai: Thoi giving (hem the right lo send Iwo direct representatives of Ihem- selves. men wlio were fiphlinK -like Ihrmsclvcs, lo fell Ihc people a the war. THREE SHIPS MISSING Iximlon, MPT. American barques .Urown Jlrotburs and Mangar- cva and Ihc Swedish Dnnlcn, iave been posted at Lloyds as miss- Tlio Drown Brothers, which Ictt, llrunswick on November H lasl, bound for Troon, was a. vessel o.f_ STO tons gross and was hnilL In 1S75. The Mangarcv.i sailed from previous lo November 15 last for Hampton Honda. She registered U tons gross and was built in ISf The Swedish barqnn Uardcn. led Mobile on Scnlemlir-r 5 last for Car diff. The vessel registered 306 Ions gross and was built in MARKETS Spot wheat Local track wheat May wheat Local track oals May oals May flax 192% Ihe feeling of our -troops and llie, French in their pursuit of.rlhese destroyers. Fora time, -tip douht, the German soldiers, long depressed by our incessant military aclivity, scciation win meet to discuss wliat hcarlenml by this safe orgy of de- action may be taken in re-Barri to it. structlon. Hold-Up In West End of City; One Escapes; One Gets 18 Mos. Property Has Been Purchased By Joe Lee, Former i of Hotel. Oclis McDonald, 21, P. E. Islander, as (his morning sent_ up for IS months by MaEislrale Elton on a charge of aiding In- a hold-up whirli bccurreil tn, Ihe wcalern part of the city early Tuesday morning. McDon- nld'g partner In, tlic crime, ivho -tc- curcd has escaped to parts un- hut (lie description of him WEATHER HEgh 43 Low 25 Forecast: Mostly fair, local falls of anow or rain. cured by tho police is a ono antl (hey have hirrh hopes of landing him On Monday nlghl Geo. Lylle, who recently came here Irom Vanguard, Sask.. tell In wllh-MclJonald and W. Smilli al (he Coaldale liolcl. They had somo liquor nnfl aflerwards visit- ed (he rcstriclcd dTsliicL On coming away, about two o'clock in Ihe morn- Smith and McDonald inveigled T.-ytTp tnlo going fuithcr down toward Ihc coulees. As soon ns ihcy were somn distance away tncy grabbed Ly Up, got him down, aid McDonald helc him while Smith l for tlic Icl, which Lytle carrying bii underclothes. I.MIe had insist The T.cthbriilge hotel "property changed hanrts Ihis week, Joe Lee, (or-; merlr manager of the Lethbndge and AlexV.ndra hotels for J. titokea ot Calgary, purchasing the property froiu the Henderson cdtalc. This is th6 Inrgesl ileal in Lcthbridge really lias been consummated In. LeLh- britlee for some lline. .Mr. wll] not ealer inlo possession of Iho pro- perty until next October as Mr. Stakes has a lease until thai lime. The l.olhbriilge hotel is on the site of the (irsL hotel in I.ethbrijge. bull! liy the lale Mayor Henderson In tho early eighties. Alter Iho death of Mr> Henderson the properly waa sold to 11. Miebach, -hiiL reverted lo the estate lasl year. H Is the best known hostelry In Southern Albcrla, and Ibc, new owner is one of tho best Known hotel men. Tlie price paiil for the property is not known, h.ut is understood to round the mark. ia wallet, and the robbers secured the vhole am mint. They Lylle un consldcralily bcToro running away, but "iyllc. as soon as possible, noil fid a H.TJ driver, who notified tlic police. A mnl was inslilnlcil by Chief Ilardy> Sergl. Ilowkcr antl Const. Wallis, with he rcs'ill Uial MeUonaM was picket! up in one o[ Iho resorts in llie.re- Uricted area abonL eight. d'clqcK ihe ncKt morning by Sornl. Dowkcr. When Ihc sergeant appeared on'the scene McDonald threatened to drink a bo'_- tlc of poison which lie had secured, but was jvrcveiUed from dotag'so. In court this morning Lyllo -and Scrgl. Bowker save evidence-. McDon- ald practically admiltcd llic crime when he told Ihc maslslrate lhat he might as well hand back to I.ylle (30, which had hecn lakcn from McDonald when searched al the police slfltfo.i. McDomlil said the money didn't be- long (o Inm but had been, given lo him by Snrilh. The police (hint they have a'good line on Ihc direction taken by Smilh la described as ft smoolh.artld.-l'T- v v v o- HAIG PRAISES DOMINION v DIVISIONAL TRAIN. March Sir Douglas IUig, nficr Icsrecl- ing (he Canadtan Dirlptonal Irain. remarked that it was the finest he had yet seen In France, Tlio horses and wag- ons reminded Mm of the Royal Horse Artillery In peace ;