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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 7, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta ffctaW .VOLUME X. ALHKMTA. MONDAY, MAY NUMUGU E BIG GAINS MINERS TURN DOWN WAGE AGREEMENT Only One Local Union, Michel, In Favor iind Nordegg Not Reported CHINOOK AND KIPP MINERS WORKING THE MINERS' Camp. Lcthbndge'......... Commerce y Coalhurct Michel............. Bankhead Canmore Blairmort HlLlcresl............ flellevue......-... Frank Col em an Carbondale....... Fernle........ VOTE. For. AgainfcL 73 179 32 75 40 143 100 Millions For Britain During May Wathlngton, May gov- ernment has decided lo lend Great Brllalu to meet her needl In thU country during May.- The second Installment of men! al wa'i transfer- red to the British embassy today, miking, with the loan- ed' hfr Saturday, a total of one- half of the May loan. jlf Hrilsh Will Noi Voluntarily Economize, Then Rationing Will lie Compulsory 36 60 39 8? 39 93 93 96 59 103 82 111 99 200 155 121 105 409 OF WEST IS DEAD Total 861 1832 Taber and Nordegg to hear from, expected to oppose agreement. Figures compiled by Uio Herald tihow that the minors of District IS, V. M, ol A., voicil two lo one against (lie proposed DOW agreement lo cover tne period up till Ayrll lit, on their referendum Si turd ay. Only oiiq camp la iho district vc-.ed In favor q( tbe proposal, and that was IVilchol, when the'miners favor- able by a vote of 143 to 59- Tlie thrco mines Lellibritie0. district1 .strongly against the njfreemeuli ofltUs facT, Ihc North American at, Coalhuret and the Cbluoflk'CfillleHjfei lit Comiuorco arc working totUy. Wliether they Will continue to work remnlrjs to tte 'seen, but the mine managers In. Ijolh cases hope that they will. They.arc the only miners In the clinic district-working Loflay. j One feature of tho yolo polled In ikix cf Ike Ibid U that licrdlv more than one halt tho union miner! cost luelr ballots. Tbo gatuo was true of most camps with Iho of Ferule, .where tho volo was fairly representative. The minors and operators will go Into conference flfaln In Calgary on Thursday .to hcrir llie result of tho It IB hardly likely that negotia- tions Tor a settlement will be-opencd Immediately." .At least a section of .llie ojjoraiors'iTlll rnfuso lo negcl.'alo further until that miners hojd their clcctlona, vnatlo neccssa'rj- liy Jjio nc- tlon of Iho miners' coin entlon al KcrnLo last wlnlcr whon they Hirer, out llig results'of tho December .Dice- lions. Thero were evidences of rial politics Icing played wllliln tlio union on llie voto on the agrccmcnL, nnd tbe operators nro of (ho opinion that it (B no UEO negotiating further with union officials unless tho offic- ials have tho confidence of iho men. H would take al least two weeks lo nrrnngo for and holil nn election, GO thai It Is probable Httlo will ho dono toward a solution cf Iho present dlf- flcullfeg unlll near tbe onil of Iho in on Hi. DerejtiJ At Fernjc. Oipcclal to Iha Herald) Fcrnle, May Incomplete ami unofficial, Iho reports ol iho vot- ing yesterday throughout District IS, U.M.IV. .of A. upon tho proposed ftgrcmcnt aubmllLcd to the miners, has bcon decisive enough to assure Jta- defeat by at least A two lo one volo: Unofficial rcporls aro In? from nil bitftwo locals, Taber and Jvoniegg nnd In every local llio proposition hna beon rejected liy majorities ranp- Ing from 16 at Hlllcrcsl, to 316 lioro lij Fornlo, Tho result seema to hare borne out llio prcrtlcllona of ton raoal sangulab (o Iho now ngrccment. The eiecutlvo and district board officers Trill meet (n Cntgary nexl Thuraday In cession, and what action will Ihen bo Ukon refiRrdlng the elec- tion wlilch WHS lo taVe placo after the coiifcrgnco between miners and operators, la awaited by the miners hero with much Inlerost, It thought, llint a new Axecullve ro- Full from a now election IhrouKhoat Ihc dlalrtct. Canmore and BanKhetd. i Fcrnlc, K. May from and Uankhcad have bcon received here in fldditlon to those're- ported last nlulit. Tho vole at Unnk- was-36 for am) 103 against tho proportion and at Canmore tho voto Etood CO for and S2 affafnst, in lasl nlghl's rufvorts tlie Michel Tola was reporlrri in GO for, 1J3 against, U, S. MARINES. Chicago, May tl-nn American bluojackcta rovlewod tlon by Vlcc-Admlral P. L. A. Cbochc- pral and-M. Hlnion, French EXPERTS NOW ARE TACKUNG THE PROBLEM London, May 7. Whether the peo- ple of the LJ'nltccl Kingdom ulll respond for voluntary aucl wheat flour rationale cmbcilct] In King George's recent proclaniatlon nnil In posters and paiuiihlcls issued by the ministry of fond, remains to (be seen, but In tliu meantime llie u u Lale Mrs. McKay Braved Wilds, ministry is working at high pressure With Her HusbandrAn H. B. r actor- _ Prince Alhcrl, Saek.. May t ,lb? mackluery which will lie established for compulsory rationing unless (he couutry cuts down the consumption shariily of ils own volnlion. I iJE AND yjviAxr WASIIIXGTOX This was taken as Uio fYcnch AIljMion Elepperi rroui iho Miiydoivcr at Iho Xavy Yard. A tumultuous Bfceting was ciicnilctl to Joffre OR the of inj to Vtvlani as a former prusldeiit of the great republic of Europe. ''-u eciuron: The late Mrs.'McKay-.was 98 years councils and rural district of ape, -iiid Tvas kiiowii'to Uio old tim-! councils. Those small units will be crs Lnroughoul the lenRth and lircadlh lvilb distributing of Western Canada. In her early ruar- In the territory rled life she at Fort .EUIce ittd' ihrougli bread cards or some.slml.lar llred'therc for many years. She used I'toa. rationing lo make irlps alone to each posed of Baron Devonpurl, Kennedy year, each Hrrie. taking down one of -Tones, and other prominent men. would lier children Io be educated al what ral'ons were to be ea- John's College. labllshcd, ivhat divisions there would 'be of the population Into clashes and other Another- ad- visory commlUcc would, handle" llie finances and a further commillec un- der Lord SI. David's control Ihe' nilll- crE. A vast army of something like people, composed princlpally of various officials vho will as- Eumo Lhc ralionlng worx hi addition lo the regnlnr ivfll hc-undcr the direction of who is veil known on holh sides of the At- lantic aa a theatrical -Mr, Dull has been studying Hie food ml- ioning Tor some months, and becomes chief director; under, the ncvv scheme. FUtoen areas would .soon Jiavc a controller re- May man was kill- sntnislhlc Ihe national rationing eilf one mnn and one Woman were committee. major urea''also Injured, ami four aiialalncd have inrmy minor controltcrs minor Injuries at -1.15 yesterday af- KOVOFII the workers as- Lieul. Peacock Killed By Run- away Street Car-j-Col. McGregor Injured tcrnoon, when a runaway Irolley car left the tracks on the MorUy trail Mil. about 200 yardsJbovc' tire Klley park entrance on Tenth'itroel north- west, .nnd crashed NO the auiomo- bllc of ofriccr cominftu4ing 'thd' Calenry ftlflcs. The' cock, of the corpp, brother of IJcutenant-Cbtonel Pea- cock, cnislicd about the'alidomen and chest, dlsd Rt MID liospllBl at 8 p.m. f ,v The J. A. Instructor1 of musketry, left ICE broken tit'five places. Mrs. M. H, Peacock, uncon- RC.OUB, and badly shiOten up. I'rolallc Inlcrnal JnJiirJcs. Mra, J. A. Mac- ercgo'r, truiRcd and-BCrioKaly-Injured. Donald Mdcgregor, IG-mdnths-oJil In- fant, minor cuts on Aulti I'cfl- cock, 3-yenr-old daughter nt Llclilcn- anl-Colonel PeacocX, minor contus- ions and bnilBm, not bmdly hurt ...Peacock, leg brulserl and shaken up, signed to dislrirjuliny food. It I nice about Iv.'o mouths lo inslrncl those vlio arcs, being appointed by Iho food controller In ihclr duties aa rutroncra. This would fcc nbout tlio mtddlo ol July and by then it is ex- reeled thai the rcojilp. of (he country will havo given evidence 33 to wheth- er they are going lo comply wilh the roliuilJtry rationing-plan. LsU Forces Now in Hand-to-Hand Fighting in Streets of Biillcc'oiirt, on Iliiiflenburg of Enemy End in Terrible' Driving Toward Laon. OVER PRISONERS HAVE BEEN TAKEX.BY FREiVCH SIXCE APRIL 16 Russian Leader Orders, Troops lo Stay in Their Trenches and Resist Enemy Pctrograd. JIay.fi, via London, ,May Curko, commander o[ the eastern front an order de- claring that (lie fra lor ruling of Rus- siaus enemy troops must be stopped. He declares lhat sucli fra- ternizing lias a common prac- tice, and enables''the enemy lo learn the RU59.M1 military disposition anil Vlso by. froril Ir-area Urn'Germans fjec to can- ceiilrate forces against ttfo Drilish and French. _, General Gurfco warns (lie troops tliat if' Ihe fighting comes to a standstill in France the Germans Trill throw all their forces against the Russians, who, promises of peace, will not be in readiness lo repel attacks. He sayg lhat three divisions of Germftns lifive already uceii Irsnsferred from, tlie Russian front and that others are following, Including artillery and air Crati; Canadian List i Ottawa, May casual tics list 281 names issued at noon today brings Ihc total loss es among the Canadians as is- sued "to President Pennln'elon ot tho boo subsidiary company of Iho C. P. Rv 'passed through Llie last M'eoK oti hid way home from SpaKanc, where ho went to Inkc over Ihc presi- dency 61 the SiKjkaue.Intcrrmtionnl riillvay, "which wns tionglH lasl year by tlio G.I'M, and Soo. President Cor- oln, founder 01 Ine Spohane-Inlernn- tlqnal and its president Trom the first. Immtcd over Ihc rcini, and lolcr Pro- sWent Pennlnslon wns entertained at ft banquet attended by many Spofcan" peoplp.' With the lakinp over of Iho Siio- kano-Inlernalimml, the Soo lines nun' have two links In Ujo northern states, the closest link between thorn belnc tho Crow line through Teddy Raises A Big Army New York, May special from CMcago that Colonel Roosevelt's military plans which hRve been .revealed in detail for the ftrcl.lime, shows that Hie col- onel has raided an army of approx- imately exclusive of officers. Lonilon, May shn'rp fighling the Brilisli have pusli- cd lorwjiKl wcsl of Bullccoiirl and liavc Inkcn a iniinljer of pnsoncre acconhng Io Ihc British official slatcmcnl. 11 follows-1' there was sharp righting early Irxlay in llie Hinilenburgline east of iJiillecoiirt. 'J'lic position Jias been iiiiprored. We westward in Ihe ilircclion of the village and look a number of prisoners. A lioslile bombing allack during Ihc night on cm- Iron! line soulli of Op'py was delivered afler heavy arlillcrv pre- paration was .successfully driven' off. Fighlinj.in the-Village Hnlisli Ilcadquarlers in France, vin London, May 7, (From? a slaff correspondent of .the. Associated Hrilisli hnvc. pushed llieir way well williin Ihc town of Rullccoxirt and nanii iu liiiiiii fij-liling has developed Ihcn. Prisoners By French Paris, Miiy Germans have coiinlcr-nlltickcd April 10, Ihe Frencli'havtinkcn prisoners Wholesale Massacre. (Bj- z Slafr Correspondent of tib Press.) the British Armies in May Via LocUon, May mlllui-y writers rcfcrrlnB; K6f late to the' HlndaiourE line as a: liyiriE mobile wnli'viliich by mcana ot' an-ilcli Unca Ifmovlne' on so many hinges. i j Jlpwcver tlie mcn'of tbe living'WBll; are flslillng behind great barriers.1 The In fact, seem to-bo- carrying' out bnltlc3v Leonard CJanfieM Msf .Death While Bringing in i i .4. Wounded Man fFroro Our Own the unsJiakeablc In' llie power of mass that characterized; their first onslaught upon the forts' on the Belgian frontier and laler theiV fulile offensive'against BriUsli flssaulling lines In Ibc recent" flghling, thanks to'Ihe overwhelming artillery behind them, hare; (Special lo the HcToitl) Pinchcr Creek, May was received on -May C by Mr. anil Mrs. Ainos Lee Ihal'Mrs. Lee's son, Corp. Tom Mcslry.'ha'd been killed in ac- lion. SYMPATHY WITH ALLIES. Itio May Pecanlia, who office yesterday, as foreign minister, is. knotvn to to In thorough sympathy vllh tht allies. Some of Ihc report lhat one of Iho conditions under wMcli rTc accepted llio apnoinlment was that Brazil should take fart In the war al Ihe side 6! the United States. Lomond, Jlay ottlclal tele- been in nothing like tho slrenglli.ct gram received ty. Mr. Clanfleld. otllhe flerman defending troops, sirnll-: Ihls neighborhood, the other day 'tells j arly the Germnrls bavc delivered their ot his son's death on (lie-battlefields I counter-attacks wlih -forces- otlen- of France. (Leonard waa. ordered out! outnumbering threefold tie DrlttaV of the trench to bring second wound- holding n position upon which the ed comrade to safely, -irhen'tne, fatal attcmpls ivere directed. The Germans-' shot was received..-Wo-sympathize hud lo make Ihete counter attacks- Ihe sorrowing ones., Drop Bombs Over London London, May .HoptUe air- planes dropped four bernbf norifv.- x east of London thit morning, it'll officially announced. -The official statement readt: 'Early thli morning a hostile airplane appear- ed over the. flbrth- eaal London and dropped" fcur. bombi. One man klMed'and a mnn and woman injured. 'Slight damage was done to Ihc'ii'uildlngc. SEEDING OPERATIONS BEING RUSHED; WILL BE FINISHED END OF THIS WEEK Oltawii, May (Mirtt r, In an today on his Velum front imld I tint llie main tiibjccla considered In regnrrf lo Ilio co-oporallon Ami Ihe Un- ited jrmt of. (cod prices, co nrdlnallon of agricultural Inhor, '.sllmulitton''of foorl product ton a.iil Allntitlc pnrlntlon as affected by IHc mtirnhr- Ino mcnitce. One of Iho mnln-tKliiss llkelx lo develop from tli6 Waitithg- lon conference will be jbrftt Action 'fo (Oe price of This will DO n busy week (or llie farmers of southern Alberta. Iho coming of Ihc fine, warm weallicr. Hie inrmcrs nrc crowding onto the lanil In an endeavor (o finlsil up aeecl- (115 operations ns as possible. II Is (ullv expected OiaL the aeod will alii lo In Ine grrand In every port ol (lie dl.ifflcl-ny tlie end of this week. Thcro U only 25 per cent, sccdilig done In gome but In Iho nm- Jorlly, from GG is.SO lias been complaled. The following ro- porls have hccn received: MACLEOD. 'Mnclcod, 5Iny first ot, .Mny. 1917, lias one of Ihe most, wonderful weeks In all Ihc year, Q3 during Ihnt (Inio thousands of ncros of land were ready, and several flnd more prepared -for Ihcv iced, which carefully plnntcd hy (lie many-seed drills nil over tho illatrld, manj- used three, foyr five horses, others the Iraclor and thus the' peril wan .sown lhat irill make tlio HuelMrl dhlrlct sllll lead-In Ihe proHucllon of tlic largest per ncru, allo Iho .Quality .Ilinl Is known the world.over, AlberEa No. 1 IlnrO. There arc Iri Iho dlslrlei ncrcs Iliat will .00 nown Ihln year, up lo fifly per cent of (hfs Hcrcifge! -.war sown, prohnhly one-fourili of Ihe baU nncc'wlll v Iho remainder Oflts and barley, wllli i few fields of The wcalher during the pafil has hecn Ideal for the farmer, Iiroapccls arc for another week of line wcalher ivhen moat of the socd- ing will be n'nlshcd. Sevcrfll of the large produccra any U has' been n aiirhig, but tho ground IK now warm, nnd Ihoy look, for rapid growth.' v COALDALE Coaidfllc. May past week, TvbllQ cold and has seen more Work done Lhan any yet. U hhn nl least been dry and farmers hnVe-not been prcvei'.'.ed from work- Ing. While there Is rcry1 little growtli above the 'surface, the roots of the MARKETS Spot wheat (not Local track wheat (not October'wheat rn-Jj3 squandering In fruitless counter- (nmobllc on Saturday erenlog, S. den of Hnrons wns fined an'd co-sis before Jusllce of the nlo Welch for having his office. A, l.Indblad wifi'plcVed up', in n (IniiiTTcn condllton, wiib- hl3 pocket nnd bronah( coslg or iwo Klton. Undbla and- preparing for the next, step toward the ultimate goal, which li Laon, _ J i Itj nature the Laon blulf, ated In the midst of a vast plain Is A j magnificent observatory and fine tlb may he likened to Llie keep of a nnd coats Tor Iraryto the act Alaao i'pJK.S ii ;