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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 1, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOI.UMK X. AUMCHTA, ;R KSDAY, MAY 1, 1U17 Nl MBKR 110 U.S. GIVES HUN SHIPS TO ALLIES TO COMBAT SUB. WARFARE CONSTANTINE NEW'PEACE POLICY Anxiety Over Submarines, U. S. Placing all the Shins Possible in Allied Service Phone Operators Tie Sylcm For While All Over Province Hut St-lllc MACHINISTS AND PAINT 'MEN ALSO WALK OUT Win Mp.y ;md tin1 rcsl of Manitoba this morning Is without any local or loiiff dislunct- U-lenhoiie serv-Jm. Operators Uy fen- flayd IIP'.VS has been recrivcil ;it ihe which caused cous'L-rnalion. The iiewg loudicil pariiculnrly ini tlic ai- liuide towards KitiK CoHsiantine oi I ilio French who are uaJcr-1 i sided IQ be iti a iiiu-li uf fury anii! turning for final afiajwst Jiim. i Xainil? has been by ihe i hitig 10 take office, a.s iUuusi.li ad- von i u-oiiJd at lenf-t itit'an delsv, m Ruins11 From Bombs of Hans London, May 1.--H.ombE dropped fay an airplane Sunday night on Zierikzee, in the Dutch province of Zceland. Bays a dis- patch from The Hague Monday's dale, Thrca persons killed and much material damage was done. Village in being pnrashefl or dnmaged. in the says (he I ueivspaper, Intefjsiiiod hy the play of j opcratefl by Uie airmen. i bombs were noL dropped hy iho Telegraal adds, but were j laiiiifiicJ. Tlio nationality meet- lion cat.uot DC fully facei! by the nai- j allies lo tlefei-.i Uic German luii unless the of the 1ng Una morning to consider ihc ROV- ornmenl'a ren.ue5t for a ilelay or 4S hours, a.iirt filially riRrcr-d to an arniia- for half or the time jiropoKftil. The day shift at oucc returned lo ilicir ex- changes. -This, aCicniGon ihe opera- lors' TOjircscntRllves-wlll meet .lliej rcprcscnlallvcs'of Hie telephone rann- agcnicnt, ami.this cvetnnp there ivill. r.nothei- mass me ell tie1 uf the Girls' lo decide on nctiuiL May Grant Increase AL :uon n committee of five, Fcniiui; Ihe lilrrl'.oii' npcratriiv. ac- hy IT i? hies s cigpur, ronlcrr.rd with '.he members of HIP provintlal antl. It was -ia'd to lie ilic of the IJiLit the opcirainr.s' demands for a ivagc in- crease would be grauicd and n rr- aumpVion nl slvikc averted. IV is expected iliai the Eranthip of such in- Pross USecl create will nsran :ni advance in tele- Iihn-Ae ralcH. Australians on Board Acted in Accordance With British Tradition Londoa May Peninsular awl Oriental line steamship DalJarat of troop ship, wan sunk recently by 3Iorc Half of Sluniiion Workers in Rhine Provinces Walk Out London, May the Ilhine prov- inces mure than hnlt Hie munnion wciikcrs decided lo strike icilcvy. wires Iho correspondent Ttic Ilnguc, of Rxclnuge TclOErauli (onipnny. submarine. All troops wore sen. the home of the Rrcat Krupp. Three tiiiiutrcd raacliiuists (mops Australia tn Knglauil. IhCjthc in orrlrr lo iirevcnl die laiii miwii thc-ir tools at 11 o'clock In- day. They want, an increase of I1) cents an hour and n nine hour day. Painters Also Out Over three hundred union painters also ;irc on strike with a demand for Ij G2U con Is per hour and a closed shop. Electrical Workers Oily elcctilral workers wlio noM- ponni ihcir rirnpo.scd unlil to- inorrinv. arc mecllnR the lioard o[ con- trol Loday In regnrd to u compromlso. No disorder has hccn reported today. Strikes In Montreal, Montreal, April Induslrra) Mon- treal Is not greatly affected by May day strlhos. About 200 men arc oiU- Of these bclwectr .10 nnd SO arc line- men of (lie Moiifrcnl Light, llcat nnil J'owor company, nnil J4S clgrtr inaVcra employocl hy the Andrew Wil- son company. I'otli ask for incrcaso nay. general in small towns the Iliileli frontier. tor- slifiiilosl information alimil llic slrlkcs j dcslrovors and Iraivlcr? Knum Iron-. IcaV.iiiK.ont. l pem strikes arc ccncral I LcHavior of (he (roopa on toanl he Uollnrnl splcmlW anii (lie Ifrltfsli Dlrkenlienrt off the African coast In 1S52. The IJ.il- lnr.it was 500 feel fi2 (cut beam nnd 17 feet deep. She was ImlH at Grceuerek Iri 1911. This i.s I'nil of This Soon raving ot ]3Ui Kt. subway ami of nili RL is Ihc next Hem c-n llio rlly's ronBtructlnii program, provided (lie ralepaycrs arc wJliTnK. Tho clly rouncll has tlir, m.illnr itnrlRr conslrlL'r- ntfoti, and have decided lhat If the tax- payers will vole IhQ money llioy will Iho Tltc matter was lo havo hccn (llFcuescd at n meeting ot the Negolialions Proceeding (w Fix- Grounds and Buildings for Fair This Year rtay for condemnation of several u'rloarls luurlcialin.c; nils fats enemy properly, tonirscl read iffiilavil from a inntuncr of Ihc war ratio intcMipcnce dppartnicnt, which It was ttnteil tliat tUc latest TC- ils in llic hands of government owed 8.010 locomotives wore laid up at Ksscn alnne lasl monlli, on ap- coiint Df wr.tir and tear caused h> scarcity nf InhTlraling oilR In Ger- many or hy (lie cmploynipnt of drul rkantP. liihrlcatitin of. rail- way cnpincs uns raid lo V one of (lie most pressing iiroblems in Ger- many. council I'lla rooming, hui to Ihr. There Is Just .1 possibility Inftt I.ctlibrldge may yet lie ?iblo lo singe a fill fair, on a smaller plan than usual, Ihla year. As a result of negotiations oueucd hy Mayor HardEc, at (lia fn- stance of the board of (rale, Capinin Sutherland cf the MlHIla Is in tho city ludrty, making a survoy of conditions nL lie fair grounds. Ho spent ihc day there with Comml3slotieTR OTACO and l-'rcompn, and on his report will nrounhly tle- vonil Iho cxtetit. of cspemllturc Hie, inllflTfl dcpartmcnl ma he in put- 'tlng tlie buildings back In shape. Tbc clly council Js Inking iiit stand thai the dcpnrlincnl comnmndccrcil llic Hie LACK OF OJUS SERIOUS FOR THE ENEMY London, ajijiMca- 011 was inndo in the prUn court lO' Avlcux and Near Oppy dezvous of German Will Make Another Try For Peace The Ifn.giic, 1, via Lon- don, May I. Dr. Von Kelh- niiinn Holhvcg, the German im- perial chanrcHjr, will make ;m- oilier offer in Ihc Reichs- tag on Thursday of Ihis (o ;in announccmcnl made lodiiy by the Ilerlinci1 Tageblalt. TJ- flcadrniartera France. Apr. 3rt, via Lonilon. 1. he vJH It is szif-r-.l that almost anything will he olltre.l 10 atoicusc damage was done. Icif tire airplaoc'lias uol been establisti- ilic allic.-. Village in Ruins. ed. Veslcrtlnr rumors fproail throiifh Tlio ffapuo, May Tim Tolei-.raaf! Advices from SluysWl stated that tlic ministry of rurvipn nttairs Amsterdam slates ihai ihe bcmhs rvvninR two r.ermaii airplanes jiic-nibrrs oJ Uijt-rj( were dropiicil on X.ieiikzec did 1 mipcareJ above Hnsvcnei'Dl and dis- would be accord ror the cao- FUdi oxtcnslvo ilnu the vil- I in a soutli-wcatcrlv dlrec- ntct. llic name .of Iwhitvau. a i.ioni- [afeG js U1 riltnSt more iliau 1-JU liousos lion. V'cnizeJIsL, nicinionetj. j____________________________________________________________________ After some sliOu1 of resistance and some l.ilk about Die foreign t f if i fif Affairs censorship allowed ils own I Ml 1 jftl rcmor to be telegraphed to J I IH I 111 Llmstilt. LULL 111 Fo much for the slagc plsy. TJ-e truth was hy Venizclo-; re- cently at KalonUil. 'ii is for Kins Cobstantine lo remain in his lu urelend (hat dnllying witti facts op rfticnd (hat by iJuuruanis. Skoulourtis and perhaps ;hirlr oilier prornirient Corkers, the! British Arc Consolidating IcrsiRK here will (lip [jioiiarcJi j iroiccted Hiem is Ml to lie- craic inevUably liie centre of ano'Lcr system of Constantino re- I iledly declared his desire to only ncutral. Lut his palace is the rcn- LAN MANY RADICAL CHANGES OF GOVERNING Feeling in Russia Thai a factory Separate Peace Could Now Be Made April via London. Mny question of the future of Austria is now regarded aa one of is 'another lull on the battle- purely military expediency even by- front. have consolidated our mosl markedly nnli-Auslrian ele- positions beyonil Arlcux and about (merits litre. It ivoulrt appear, there- Ojipy-MerlcourL line, and in plares on j (ore that the rma arrived when the Eccond and third trenches as well.! llic entente might decide on an Aus- eaincrt litile ground telow: frian policy -xitli the ohjecl of pro- tlic Sc arpo, in Ihc Moncliy area. These curing a separate with real however, have not involv- guarantee? for [lie rights ot European crt venous figliting. There lias Ijcon J nationalities and of the dual mon- no hiraiiiry movement of importance'archy. His recognized here now that ip "o the time of telegraphing Even such a peace would facilitate Ihe dc- Peirograd, Apr. via London, May; anll-f .cifist procesElon, com- ci) of some one thousand of the iueJ. bandaged and convalescent soldiers, on foot, or in motor lorries; assembled this morning outside the cathedral dcspito the Venn Troat, arrt (lie streets to llic strains oC llio rUnrselllaise. Scores of one-leg- men bearing military decorations bravely hobulcd on their crutch- es, -while many others were glad to accept the helping arms of nurses, uers carried in tlie procession bora the Inscriptions inviting "Lcnine anil: lo uacK to Willldm." Lcnlnc is the peace agitator who lias mrt. such 3 cold reception in Rusf'.a. The procession augmented cinicTtb" on its way to the Duma bulldiiiRs. Tens of thousands ot persons fell in. line. Democratic Chanyes Fctrograd, via London, May eral Gurko, commander o[ the. armies on the western front, attended llic closing session of Ihe tOTigrKis oi ijtie- gales from Hie forces under his com- mand anil in a. long speech congratu- lated the convention on the results 60 of labors. He as'ncd thn delegates lo "explain fully to the soldiers ihnv resolution tlicy .liucl adopted flnd lo urge the officers and men to do Iheir Utmost lo prevent Russia from falling unifcf the yoke of Hie hrvted enemy. His speech was greeted ivilli cheers. Tlie congress has decided In grant complete liberty Lo the soldlcr.T In the barracks and off duty Including Die right to wear civilian clolhes. The practice of privates saluting" their oJ- licers lias been abolislied and. aleo the employment of Ihc officer's servant, HAD.MUCH OPiUM. POT! Aillnir, Ont., April lohnson ami Pcicr were ar- realed at the atatiorv here today on a tip from Conductor McKwcn anil whon (nhen to Uiu. station examination of hapgaec Tound io IIRVC worth of opium in 32fvcre rcmnndcil Tor eight (lays. MONTREAL CLEARINGS. .Montreal. on I real linnk clcnrtne.i for April were MS couMiftrc.il with -A. year ago. presence In Ihn rlly 01" Snlhor- land In connection vltli llio- Imrracks, tho luceting wna jiostnoncd, If the work la done, it will likely In- rlinlo Ihe whole of SI. from Unl Avfl. fl. lo T'th Avc. X. Thn commis- sioners are In favor of linvliij; HIR jiiiv- Ing dnrm tomplcLe. H had tinnn diB- ns (o wliedicr (he haso only Hhould IR nu' down. Imi lliis ron- sdlcrcd The JUlnllililc I'nvlng ('of will liavo a iiavlun onlfll In (nc rlly (Ms mnkhiR rc- liflrs. mnt (In council coiihdlcrs this would lie; n Ihnv lo nnl Si. I Is lor A block show ncxl Pjirlfip In rondltlon. I al least. and should therefore- out thorn bark fn Ihc same conditions na they were when turned over. Cnpi. Sutherland, however, hints llial tho city wan very anxious that ihc buildings slionld >ie. taken for military and lli.it Vin Sa not so Ihey vconi comniftn- derred, However thr, conimlaslonerM feel fnlrly well sallied Mint the military nulliorilics will spend anflic- (pnt money to put Ijftck ft In hahllnhln condillon, -I- U'liellier n fair will be hcUl this 3car or not will of course depend on Imw sooti (tie inllltta may lie Ihrougli Hie linfldlngs, but ihe .outlool: A RECORD PRICE PAID FOR WOOL, Medicine Hal, April Mr. Pamviel Urulnheller, of Drmnlicllcr, rtnacil a here SaturiKiy by he di-sijoscil of liis U'lfi wool clip lo -T. 'Kosbland oC Masa, Tlie amount of wool Fold SjOO flocrcK alipnl llic price padl 45 cents per lionnd. wllliom tlic usual dockage. v Suns are less active Iliau for E-o Umo The weather is mild, hull "nc sky Is full ot clouds and llic vis- ibility for airplanes is only moderate. French Jicpcrt Paris, May 1. -The Frunch are. orEanuIng pos-ilions caplurert Champagne and no hcnvy fighting ot> currcil lust niRht. arrording to today's war office statement. Berlin Report. terlin. .May I, The Frruch storintiiE attack v.itli fresh divisions faitu.l yesterday I'ro5neos ;mil pays Ihc of- ficial stnlemcnt iFsued today hy the r.rmy r-tntt. The Germans in this area, U is added, hold complete possession of Ihcir positions. On the western front yesterday and French airplanes and five balloons were forced down. foat of Germany, and for ILla reason and nol tor the love of Austria, a motlificatio'n oi views lias iaVen place. Norway Loses Many Steamers London. May ChrlstUriia oiapatch to the Daily Mail that 23 Norwegian Ehipi, aggre- gating tons, wtrt-iUnk by submarines last This is the record for Norwegian losses. Pays Acre for Cattle Lamls On Lillle Bow Easi of i Champion Among llic many land deal? rcnnrtcrt (Ms pprlnp. the. largest yet announc- ctl IICIR Jiisi been consummated ivlicre- ly Mnaars. Mundy and Scolt of Mnr- Khalltoun, Iowa, hc.como the owners AMERICAN DOCTORS TO GO TO FRONT SOON Apr. sur- geons to he pent to Europe for FCT- In Krance will go as mcmliers of Ihcmedtcnl corps of the CniKrl KltHcsl array. It was Riinmmccil lodny at Iho] war dcnartmont. H was inrticMnl! that Ihc American doctors would fonvunl nl an early date and tlwl cvculunlly a large number would be, assigned lo duly in Francs. Details ot ibis, the formal Intervention o[ Am-' or lean milKarj" forces in the war agavnst Germany, will, lie when llnally decided. oi crazing Innrt lying HOW river in TV. H. of anci the Kanjre 21. Tftc land was sold liy Mr, llrathliRw. (lip owner. The price quot- ed Is J19 nrr ncrc, Ilic amount of mon- ey Involved lioing UAft.MO. Mundy nnd Scott have announced Hint they will slock the ranch wltli and ivill Improve iiortioi] of It, making IL onrv ot the largest slock ranches In Southern The properly is jiisl north o MARKETS Spot wheat Loci! Ir.ick wheat whtfat Local trAck oaU May oats This is PrncticaHy Conferences Being Held M Washington Mnr o[ Cuniiahing for the Hilled slilna anil armies and or finding for them wen PLEASED AT U. S. VOTE, London, April London press (otlny Is surprised and i-lcasttl at Ihc large majority In HIP United Stales hoxise nnil congrc.ss fnr sclec- tivc conscription. TliR It Is another sure sign Ihc fa in earnest In prctt tho war. 2M May ffax- 300 c High 46 Low 16 Kalr, not much change in temperature, Humors arc current. In llic clly (o- ilay Iliat n anrvoy jinriy of Ihc Crcat fs working ]n tlic illslrlct nml is incntcd ncnr veylnt; a line from the border, U Is l tlic Orcat Northern liflfl plans for cxIendlnR Us line from Swpcl Grass Jnio taken up today al the first forma conference of the British war com- mission with llic American govern- ment officials. The Hrittsh commit- Elonera in previous preliminary con- ferences have suppled ihla govern- ment details of their critical sriitiping situation. H is considered lively that a plan will be worked out under which supplies and shina tor all allies will be directed, from Wash- Entire Railway SyMem Being Used to Transport Troops To West jpndou. May Uoiterilam dia- yatch lo The Dally News, dated April 2H, says: 'There are Indications that arrangements marlc by German mili- aulhorltlcs during the-winter to clear the railway system [or trooii Tnoveracnts vdicn occasion aioso ato now being applied. Civilian uausen- gcr traffic in western Gefjuan la nractlcHlly non-cslstent. Tho strict- est funrd is bcinc hcnt on tho fron- tiers belli in Germany and Uclgitmi so there is lltllo direct nuws; but cverytlitng jiolnt.T'lo Iho fact that re- serves concentrated in the country aro enormously drawn upon lor Ihc life anil deatli struggle now ragitiif on the western front-" EDMONTON CLEARINGS. K'jtiionton, April liank clcartnRg [or April ivero 510.- S7C.05I. 4 CANADJAN LOSSES Ottawa, Slay lodny's list of It the total number of casualties nmonp Ihc Canadians since Easlor Monday as rfiportctl by the milUla department has reach- cil Is at Man Appears on (he Casualty Lists Word lias ucen received by relatives' that Ptj. Yemou Grist, who Icll. vitli an Alberta iiu'oiiiri- .rattalion early in the war was voumied in (ho France on April Sdtli and (hat. lie Is now In hospital In Boulogne. Fte. ClriFt's relatives live fit 1501 4th Ave, N. Tho extent or nnturo-'oC hia.In- jurtes are not known. The narao c'. Plo. A. B. of lnnlfrcil appears tlic llata as being wounded. nuniber of relumed veterans will rcatfi Calgary Thursday morning and inrlmlo Mvo Lclbbridge alia. These nro Ptc. Richard Hellene, who Ml wllh: a Calgary Hallnlion and severely wounded In h'r.-.nce; Vfta. Miftltm, Itoltcrt A. Qtargt (ireeh ud' 11. l.ackenby. The Imtler irrtl Vnown Ixithbridge Wnltou o[ In gnry this morning ri. turned soldleri. ;