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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 8, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta .VOLUME X. UvTHHHJOGE, ALUEKTA. TUESDAY, MAY 8. 1917 MAJOR ALVIN RIPLEY, COMMANDING LOCAL BATTERY, IS KILLED IN ACTION Young lyethbridge Man Makes the Great Sacrifice Was Postmaster Menfionedin Dispatches Wife and Family People Once More Lined Up He- hind New Authorities and Danger Point Passed A TRIUMPH KOK FOREIGN' MINISTER i (OrHerbert Polrogrnil, via .May S. government have won. a great rlclorr. Its policy remains uiicliailK- oil. NVo Itave touccdcrt ndlUlng." For- eign Minister Jlllukolt Bunmurlicd situation III these- words lato laal night. Tlie Socialists council 0( sol- dier ami labor dtlcenlcs" agree with Ills EUlMnciU. Tlioy assert. Indeed, Hint Ita result of tlie crisis has been i-omjiromlscd, but It' Is beyond doubt that llio KOvermueul has cmorgcil from J DISCOURAGE SPECULATING. Uollibrttlgc Us given, another of her) Major ntliley was one ul (Iret brightest sons ta tlia cause of right] IjClhbrhtEQ Officers lo enlist. When Chicago. May of Hie This morning brought tho call runic lor artillery men from __...._ _. Canada En the fall of iflH be put Ills private liusliiess order, anil I on May 2. the 23lh battery as a Ijasls, IIP nnd crs lo cease the practice ot advising customers as lo the speculative sale or purchase of grain. In effect this Is an effort to dis- courage speculation. All !-ctlibridge was shocked lo lifar ot ilia dcaih of ttils gallant young of- ficer. Tho mossago spread raphlly j throughout the city and words of re- i yre; vere beard on every hand. Meier ninley went to the front early Licul-Col. Stewart tlie 20lh llallery, aloiig with a draft of artil- kry which preceded it to the Trout. later Lleuteuanl-Colojiel Stew- art was l to toiiiiiianil a bri- gade. Cfliit. Hljiley >vas promoted llio ot last fen' day iiEtliened In power and prestige 11 nd that MHuItDlI hoB won a great licrEUlial victory. 11 was Mllukoff wlio jirei-lpUated Ilia crisis. Kon Eonie time Iiasl rumors of his resignation anJ of that of M- had liGca clrculal- cil In iiolitk-al circles In I'ctrogrod. It .Is known that on the The coun- cil of soldier ftiifl laUor delegates tac- ed with choice between provincial went down Into Hie mine yesterday ami brought out their tools. It la ovi- deut from Ihis lhal miners intend In stick together until they get an agreement which Is sellable to Uicrn. It is understood that tbe officers of the union tire iircpariiifj an ultimatum to present lo tlie openitors at the meeting In Calgary Thursday, Tliat Uio inAcnnlly clause inserted in Die new agreement is tlie sticking Eoverninont nnd unarchy forced j point. ivilTi the miners of pie I rid Xo- iu .liTm lc res1-'-- ctt IS Is (lie word brought from Kenilc 'J'lie 'government (Icilsioir to explain, today by parties not ID rescind Iho nolo to the nllles gave Llium a chance lo savo Iheir TTICCB and Ihcy probably selzetl U with Iho result tliat the fiovcrninenL wlll; now ioko measures lo light Ito Ocrnian liilrifxie, ilissatlsraclion and disloyalty In Mio calm consc Sous nebs (hat they wouM vol be hindered by Iho jiuncttltous control. and puerile ohjec llon.ot. lust council., U Is poBHibla to d that authorities lnv Insdlnto. tlgoraus ci'e'aaures land Ills traitorous lowora: U IB evident the lime (or tetup lug has. passeK] and lhat the boldest measures arc safe, hut the government can only proceed with The fact thai girls Iu the telephone e-x.- diaiiBCs have refused on their own In- i'Jallvc to connect subscribers with anil-British anli-wRr newspapers, or ultli Lcnfno'a licuUfiunrtcrs Is stgnifj-l cant ot Iho hostility of reasonable against extremists aiid anarchists, No njic can assert, however, itat we 1m vo seen thcjast iioilllcal of this diameter 3r thai the real causes whlcli uroducetl H have been crnilteal- cd. Ilia- s'liiatioii, niyl it Is men can he pureuadcd lo accept any ksly Uie ngiee'ment which to acce clause forclug (hem to pay a penally for each day tost, owing to a .strike, Majority of 951. Ferine, D. C.f Jlav returns from elPlocaU in.the.'dU- Irlct excepting jive .Q total vulc for the new- nercenient. ol SGI and ah- artvErse f hero" today to represent Gladstone local al Cnlgary on; Thursday charge of the Major Hlplev is the accnniS Lcth- bridge artillery officer ig me-ci death on Ibc Hold uf action, Lieut Magralh GuUnin bcinc tho flrel. Born In Nova Scotia The laic Major Hiploy was born In Oxford, N. 3- on OH. 15, I8S3. Tht, family moved to while ho was yet quite young, and are among the old timers of the city. Major Hip- ley entered business life wiib ihei IJIair Klp'iey oC the No. 1 Benlley Co., and was manager al thel Construction Corps, now at Inc frotil, time the coucora wound np Its bust- William H., and !_. S. bolli ol Lcth- ucss here. In the fall ol I9H he u-asJbrlUgp, and A. B.. who is in business a. v -i- Airmen Bring Down Several Rig 176 IVAMES TODAY. OUavia. Ont. .May day's nonn list ol 170 names, brings the lolal since April a 10 Ia.M7. Major Alvir ftipleyv Commanding a LMHbrEda: tiaUery, Killed in Action appointed poslmasfcr, but shortly af- lerwards he receired his com- mission- He leaves.a borrowing widow wllli three chUdrei, birth bis pDieiHs, who arc living ana four brolhers, i druggist in Vancouver. .Major (Upley was a member ot Knoi Presbyterian church, and a member of the Masonic order in winch he held a high office ivnen he enlisted. ELECIOELEEAIES Local Representatives lo Go Marnoch Member of Do- minion Executive Tlio spirit of Leltibridgc citizens is behind llic as evidenced by attendance GERMAN CAPTAIN KILLED. Copenhagen, via London, May According to advjccs received here, the Gti'man captain, Kalau von Ilofn. has been killed nn the western front. He rcclvcd tUc order Pour le Mcritc for Ms detente of Donauroont, In the Verdun sector, last May. German lery is Active HUN COUNTER-ATTACKS ARE ALL REPULSED Want Railway Board to Estab- lish Regulations as in Fnrcft in U. S- Oltnwa, May brother- hood representatives appeared this morning hefore the cammillce engaK- cJ In the consolidation of the raihrar act to discuss Ihe ciucation of railway London, May 8- Fighting continued yesterday in and around the village jot itullccourt, Hculp.r's cones pa ndeut jai Hrltlsli telegraphs to- I day. A iiarty of 300 Germans who (succeeded lu forcjag their way. ilirousii Lin; southwest corner of the- jvilbge were held up and pun Is bed i Rcitish oirircn bad a gootJ 3ay, bringing down seven large observa- tion balloons, ttirco of Ibem luj flames, aUil considerably reainctfng Mio entiay'd means ot observations. Tht; rt'-alin.-! TT-S with- inriCh needed rainfall, ArtiUtry Active, Ixjiidon. Slay German artillery was active al intervals throughout the night at a n timber vsl places along our front, particularly in the seclor between FreEnoy and Loos says to- day's official blfitetnent. Our artil- lery replied. We made euccessful mills during1 thc-ciRbL In Ihe neigh-. horhoocl of Neuvo Chapcllc and1, Kauuklsart. Our northwest' hours of the present act [of Ariaentferca irero raided yester- Auto Parade and'SiicecKes For London, May whole qiios- Uoi) of the purchase" of the Hciyor hy Uie, stale is now-under con- sideration by iho government Chan- cellor RdnnnlAvr gave this hifonnit- lion lo llio house of commons today; milling lhat Jic could not -a clef in He statement oil this subject at the present time. What About Prohibition, ixmdon. May tiie house ol commons yesterday JoBcr-li Marl! asked If Urn government Intended to Introduce a providing for coir.- prohibition nf tlio nulo of Intoxl 'citing liquor iu Knsland iluring tlv< fls It is In n largR port ot Can- ada. Andrew Bonar IAW responded. Tliore.te nothing lo ntld to previous pit llic aubject." and (be' cJiUiusiasm displayed preliminary conference held yesler ftsy aHernoon nt tlio board of trade! rooms to elect delegates to Uie.con-i rcntioDs to be held later at anil at MoutrpaL G. JL acted as chairman of tho cnnynnllon and J. H. Oliver secretary. Those prcseiiL were: Mcsdames J. X. Ritchie, C. K. A. Stoltze, J. K, SlnutsDii, A- U. Slalforrt aBd B, AjnsTVorlh, and I Messrs. S S- Dunham, W. A. W. A, It. Cocq, II. B. Ferguson. A. E- Filmcr, A. .1. Ulackburne, W- Peacock. 11. Alford; Mayor llardTe and Commis- sioner Freeman. Ou motion of H. K. Fergusoa and nationalists control of both houses 'of W- A. n. Coctj, a resolution was pass- -ondoii. May Melbourne rtis pitch says that The (olltivine is th'p program to be allowed1 with tHe op- ening ol the Veterans' Club Wednes- day evening -by Lieutenant-Governor llrett. lOrr-Mcst Lieut. Governor Brett at stalion lOlayor anil other officials, idontifled with return- ed soldiers work. During the llic Governor will tic parliament. Tbo party's senate CQIJ- iltdatefl are.leading strongly whcre except In Queensland. The ma- jorities in (lie labor stronghold are enormously reduced. Royt Labor Pirty- Melbourne, lustra Iklny at hand" inificalo that tho rout of the labor party is complete. Majorities Nat- lonaHsIs' camllrtalcs for llio tiro increasing alcadtly. Premier lluftlies says thc.govcm- nient will hare n majority of at least erl declaring- symnatliy with the movement and promising assistance in.every way. -p G. Marnoch was elected as Lelli- bridge .mctobcr of the provincial ov- ecullvc. The ID go to Cal- gary and Montreal are as follows: G.- R, -Marnocli, Mrs. J. Nr. Ritchie, Mnyor Hard I e, Jiidge JachEoit, A, M, Grace and H, K. A Kuli-coiiimUtce on finance. h1-- cludlng Mrs. N. nilcMc. regent nf the Sir Alexander Gait charter, I. O. D U., C. K. Marnocli of (he Ijoavd of 20 Iu the house of ren'rescnUllrcs. j Irado, nnd H. K- Ferguson of the Newspapers- estimate .that the- Nat- ionalists wIU have fifty scats and (he labor party 25 in the liouse. A THREE-YEAR WAH Cleveland, 0., May Nowloii D. linker, secretary of war, who was here todAy on personal ljiinmR.13. sniil the war dcjiarttnenl Is prepara- tions for n lhrce-j-ear war at loasl, COL. SYMONS KILLED HallfM, N. S., May Frank A, Symons of Halifax, tha Roynl Army Medical lias hen killed In action In France. Ts bread selling al a higher rale thnn In other cUlcs In province? This Is what ihb Wonf- J en's Ctvfe chili sol out lo discover ultil they hare handVa thn figure: ob talnctl'lo llic Ilcralil. The so figures fn .force on May 2nd. of ce then Edmonton r raised tp S 24-ouncc-loaves for. Tho LelhbrlilEQ prfco Tonultifi the Hamc: Calgary 24 oz- loaf It) for 1.00 ,...M Mctllclno llnl 23oie..loanoror Jaw iG ci, loaf 16 for 25 Q-Z. loaf lOcls. oacJi TO U3E ENEMY VESSELS foMnStonfJlfoy The jofrtl re- already adopted by iho sen- nuthortafrig iKc pre'sldcnl (o put into seivlcc.vesaolfl of llio enemy In Amarlran .was adoplctt hy UIR without a af nn-all day Iradofi anJ lahor council, was Rppoinl- cd. Another incGttng will he hclrt Alondny. May H, wlicn R Is lionetl Hint 'niDie TCpresenlaUvcs from the surrounding districts will be pfeccnt FIRE DESTROYS HOTEL; Saskatoon, May telephone message from Laura,, Ins! night gave Ihc .iitl'OTWtiun-tlrai (lie.hotel, .icw poolroom nnd a general store has lie en totally destroyed firo; An estimate or the damago was linoh- [Qtnable. Hesitant af Start of War and Also in Opening llic Sub Warfare Copenhagen, May S. via Conservatives and I'an Germans have no hours of labor are provided.for- In j the new act, however, a clause, has been inserted giving power to tlio hoaril of railway ecunnitestoneTE to Jli i (lie hours at Its discretion, Calvin Lawrence representing the locornolive engineers and W. L- Besi, represent- ing the cnginemcn and firemen strong- ly urged the necPSJlVj- of a labor law Uiinilar to that enforced In, Uie. United Slnics which provides that no man remain on duly more than 1G boars at a lime. They contepfled that the conditions under which the em- ot the brotherhood worked In Canada are not only delrlmenlnl lo their own health hut also1 consttlaLcd .Mr i in the battle against Chancellor von Dcthraann-irollweg'nnd boJflly lay the Ultimo lor the Img duration of the war at 'his door. Tlio Conserralivc tfmo while on duty but (rdinihen iti of .properly and somellnies ture of -10 degrees below zero irerc i clay cveaing by R Email party of en-. emies. -After hand to hand fighting ibo enemy were driven out, leaving a few dead in our trenches. Few of our men arc missing- Another enemy raid south of :il. French Report. Paris, May counler at-- locks uear Vauxnallon and along the Chcruhi Uea Uanics last iitsht- were repulsed by Ihe Frencli, the war lice announces. Violent artillery en- g'ageme'nls occurred oil- Vaucelcerto IMalo srcJ in the region of Craonne. Cliim He-csplure ot Fresnay Berlin. May Gcr-; man troops bavq' rc-captiuetl Wes-l nny.. BWS statement ie-lr sued-today "by ihe, i German Slaff.' -ALleclts by tho Dritisih Dear Iloeux -and Foutaln afld- Rein--, Bcutsuhe Tages Zciiung explains (hatlpompelleil to remain on 'duly- during crloils varying from 12 to 43 .hours ng llio railway conductors stated tha't brotherhood WBS not pa.anxious or hours of service as the.olhcr or- three or four days' delay in JncbJIIentJon at Hie outset of the war due to the chancellor's besitant policy caused the loss of the'ball le of the The paper holds tltal; troops that were dejached lo stem Ihe Ilus- invasion of east Prussia would have been sufficient, la .change the entertalDcd by Mayor Hardlo i defeat of General von Klurt's array into victory and tbal in thai tase Ihe war urculd have ended in a speedy nnd decisive German The pay- er goes on to declare thai the chan- cellor threw away the second chance of terminating tlie wat by the ruthless wnrfarc. H cites Kielfl Morslial Conrad von HocL- zcnrtorf, comraander-in-cblcf, and win visit the Red Cross rooms. dinner In Chin- Cluh to.llie Lieul.-fiovpr- nor and Invited guests by tbo ofriccrs ol Ihe Veterans Assor- iatlou. opening of the Great clause empowering Oic raiLway .com- mission lo regulate Ihe hours, should a fair trial- War Veterans Association Club as Faying the war-would havo been Hooms by Ihe Lieut. Governor, i over long ego If submarine TBIB- Short Pficechcs will be niailc j palsn had begun n "year earlier. Pan- rcfreslnncnls Trill be acrv- j Germans aid aimexaUoiilats ara a cd' by tho Sir Alex. Gait Chan- comparing (he chancellor lo Bfsina ler 1. O. D, K. .All mothers, j and demanding his rcliremcnl because wives and sweethearts or sold- lm does not measure up iers "arc liercwUti. eslcndcd a iron -Agitation for the downfall cordial invitation to be present j of von Hotliniamullollwcg is imcon- 'at'.-tlic ceremony, 'Well as all citizens interested wclfarc-of (he cluli. Menibcra of'the association cenJeti in (lie presd and parHanietil n H Is reinforced by a maia meeting organized by the Imperialist leagues and in depend en I coniniiUec for Ger- are wear uniform man peace, Tlie bitterness Increases possible nnd hlao lo be jires- as the chances grow tor Uie reform ol cnt earlr In older, to nssisl in entertaining the visitors whom conditions in Gcrmnny. Tho chancellor's .opponenta Ejirinhle their S expect to he prcsent'ln Urge attacks .wttU far Crora fUUermg re umtiers. marks about the- Austro-Uungarrai Members of'ibe Auto Club I government for Us declaration' fav Hon. A. I.-McLean Re-nominated the Liberals of Taber Riding (By jf SlnfMleparter.) Tiber.-AUy Hom Arcliic McLean R9 afternoon noraliiAlcd candidate for the proylri- cfal tiding o( Taber 4t't cortvention wMcli, Jn Uie sensort, was. ftllemlcd bj-.ortf 100 tlclotfttca from every corner of Ihe from as fai' norlU __. sooth Foremost eait rts Island and frJhi .on oltiftr p nomination, the co.fivctitlon being for the cablnol ilonc BO much for t HID southfern part MldBl" ron.i Hon. ____ inatlon, arid in R neai'ntlrfTCss tblfl hla supporlera ilial, if elected; fuvwonld caro on In Iho future, he hail rlopc In tho Tro feature of iho-convention (ho large niiiflbcr of lhay" d< all auln ow-ners In the city arc asked to in eel at the Clihi- 'ooK.CIul) to take part fn an auto parade round llic city finishing up al the Veter- ans Club In time for the open- Ing ceremony. or ot moderate terras, DIED AGED 111 YEARS. Kingston, OnLr May death occurred at Adoiphstown, SaluriJay of Cbarlolle llcrry, widow of John IJc n Jam in the ago of 111 i years. She tvas born Iti JowvlHe, Ky. anil came to Canada vchon '10 yean I old. verc proriaed for in Iheir echcci mas viUing, however, thai arosB AS to the enforcement of Ihe tiltvay commission regulations- Mr. awrenco pointed out that (fee. board lad no power lo prosecute for viola- tion of Us South York, pointed out