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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 11, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta .VOUJMK X. Li-rnrisitinctf. AUJF.UTA, MAY n, uu? NUMUlvn 12S I'rovisiomil Cbvt- Kinds H Hard (o Discipline Some Etc men is MOST SpLDlGKS ARK STILL LOYAL TO GOYT. London, May Pelrogrml ills- IitmU to llioi DsHy Kspress pays: (Jorky. ivliose anti-British out- liurRls find assertions thai J'aul ttlliifcoff, Russian foreign minister, fs the pay of ilic Anglo-French caM- litlfcis. flaJIy iiiarks the column of his newspaper, forcslia- another political crisis. In ivhirJi Ihc council of worfcrnin's and soldiers' ilplogatts will endeavor to retrieve tlielr noslUou, The council Is very on- try at Ilie course of recent events." Crisis Is Serlouc One Pctrogrnd. via Lomlon, May ppoiiElble ilusBlniis rldk'ulo tlio ai- lempl certain quarters hi I .oil dot) to minimize the crisis through vlilcli Uustlu Is passing. Tliie Is :io matter far rEidlcnl speculation but. a situation ihflt Ucinamla Rrealcr ciTorts In Britain Ib balance the loss oMlusslan strength to (lie nlUcs result Tug from 'tlic polUl- cal one! military s Kuril [on lie re. The problem of taking tltsclplinnrj- mtasiircs peatnat, I LIB vrilli ihVe'iicmy occupied the attention of iJio It ifs hcju'il, how- ever, tiiat tfon liflslilU-y of certain regl- incnls toward conirtides who univi lv serve iJie purposes of ttie enemy will ikveloji, and provide 11 solution of Uin problem. Tlie action of tlic artillery brigade In condemning ilils fraternizing and declaring its resolve always to flrc oti the enc-my wlicu he leaves lila trench- es. Is ciicd as an example. question of dealing wilh Hie Guard' armed banil of workmen who occasionally parades the streets o( PelrograU Is also engBgiiig the au- vlqus aUeutfon ot the authorities. Sorhe Iroops of Pctrograd, a delegation 'from the Iroril have evinced llieir re- Ecntincnt "of these tlciuonstratioua In a v v v" SECRET SESSION STIU. ON v tandon. May (lie C- sitting O' HOUEC of Cout- v nions wag returned today members agalsi '.vent into stc- rcl session, Claims Right To Ship' Liquor Out of lki- in Fought in Court COUNCIL OFSOLDf tiltS AND IX P08SKSSIOX Much of Hie uncertalnlr, respecting Ihe Wabimj- ot the regime in Russia U caused hv the illvitlon ot authority between Hie Council ami the Provisional Oovcrninenl ivhfch is responsible to (ho Duma of Parliament How tbe Council of Soldiers nnd Workinjrnien, which la pictured here In session is constituted or its specific program has marte clear vet, but apparently wields wide on the populace nml the Provisional Government which lias yielded to its demands oti rovcra! Important, points. This Council recently look offense because the new government sent a pledge la the allies wflhout'xiAi ng it and tlistururncea followed. Reg'nta. May Claiming (Iiat ilic provlticiul government Is )n- terfuriiiB with, their business Illegally. Ute Huasoii Hay Company awl Gold- Ibis morning iltfetiec to (he diaries of British Attack German Base Amslerdara, .May London, May airplanes bom- _______......___ _ __ ___t _ banled Zccbrugsu early ihlfi morn- breaking (he sales of liquor ad." At tUc same lime a riolflfo ol eases came before Magistrate Kclfcr- torpedo lioals WHS observed from man In the police court following ihu I Hushing bombarding llic Uclgiau pcliure of liquor bsi week destined for export oul ot the province. Tlierc, was flu Imposing array of counsel. J. F. Frame, ami J." A. Allan. K.C.. appeared for tiie Hudson Hay Com- pany, n. A. McNiven, represent- ed Hie Go hi Seai. Limited, arid A. 11. Tingley, K.C- ncted for ihe crown prosecutor. Xo plea -was enlercd by the defendant lint each objected to Uic Jurisdiction court, con- tending, that the provincial Inlerrcr- niicc with federal Jaws is not legal. Admission-was mailc to (he fads of the charges. The hearing was ad- journed unlll May _ Tfl MFFT IN i iy niLLI n Pelrografl, via London, Mai II, Twelve racmberB of the council of sol- diers' antl .-is-orhmr-ira tlelcgnlcs, in- tiludlnjT the president, have gone (n Schlucssplhurg la with the situa- tion created by the tiisTrici committee !n declaring itsclt an unionomous WD- Jl. tljs ryporL of llio atecutU'C committee of the council concerning.the proposed social- ist conference al Stockholm, said thai for the salic of restoring the Interna- tionale, nnd slopping Iho war lie was willing ID meet not only Bchcldemann, the devil nnd hi? grand inolhur, Tim tone adoiiteil by the Husstan to- tlallsl Is excmpllflcd hy the Xuyala Selilzcn which Hectares tlml even if Ihc Hrlllsh and l-'rcncli social- ists refuse to participate In the con- ference Iliisaian Racialists Tlio paper clcnlarca Ibat Ihc sorinllsla by ncttng olhcrwlsc would vlolnlc their ilfrctt nnd belray the covenant niitl (railldoiia Df (lie Inlftrnatlonnlo. Meet in Neutral Country. Ixmdon, May executive rommftlce ot the Muaatan workmen's and suMJers delegates haw rcsnlvcil to convene 'In ft neutral countrr ihe International soclaMaL confercnco to (1IBC-J33 pence, says a Hauler's Tele- Eratn from Pctrograd, IS 10 25PERCENI. Ottawa, May cjtualty Hsl of. bringt ths tolal since Easier Monday to 16.854. 'Turns'Down Prem- ier's Kequest For War on (Jernumy Pefcin. May a rlolous see- ict sosnloii bating throueriOTit TluirB- ay nfgliL tlic house of representatives Biiiser) (o pass n rcsoliiUcn declaring war on The house tff par- linrocui was surrounded a mob ivtiltfi demanded war, making "threats of violence, Under orders ot Premier Tuan Chi Jn! the (roona finally 'dispersed Ilic moli. The premier addressed the bouse The torpeda Uoat action referred to In the foregoing tllspalcli ;irosuni- ahlj- is identical wllli liio Jeslroyer engagement rcjiorlcil yesterday the ailnilrally. Trio report slated Umt a German f'olilla liad. been driven lo sbeUcr uuder tlie Suns ing ami elsoivheie in liollaml. of XeeliruKKc forts. Hun Boat Damaged. AniE.crdaTu, May II, via German torpedo boat, was haUly hit in (he untlic between d'erman and Urittsli destroyers early ycsierday aiorning. accoTrtiiigAVo Flushing corrcaponrfenl of, the TclcsraaJ, The cor res iron rtent says a hcl battle took place near Ihe jiortli mans the norlh Hinder at great 'speed ahauL 4JO o'clock, the DENIES THIG STORY Washington. Slav iary today denied the published reports thai the Vu-_ lied Stales lias an 'f Ihc enleuie allies uoi lo make a separata reacn wilh mm IRISH Election of SJnn Feinner Com- plicates the Situation Still Further London. Hay on the Kiuit Fein victory In South foril, the Times correspondent in Dull- Ilriiish pursuing and both sides fir- liu "C. C. McGuianess. the KUC- ing rapidly. One .of (he ClermJin hoata ivas BCL-JI to severely injured. Tlie llrllisli followed tltetr (juarry un- til near the mine field oif tbc Fiein- Isli coast. The Germans look refuge in KcebrugEP. AM -Thursday iilslit fire Rignals were being sent up from Lightship. Great flsmes visible Xt'ebruRgc and firing could be Jieaid in Flush- (continuously. Exposures In Investigation Im- plicate Him and He Will Have (a Quit May-Resign Vlcloria. Mny Hon. M. A. will before Iho end of lliu resign from the cabinet cd on authority that t-amiul TJO fjues- tioned. The iiremier is reported as cxprass- )ng tlic opinion, that fallnu-jne Ihc evidence given in Vancouver, Jlon. J Mr. Macdonald's would t come us a me tier, of course.' The.! premier would nol. however, 'it is i tahe any move until itie tide's fintllne Lccn rccelvetl.- That he must drop cut of tiie gov- ernment accined to le pHctically the unanimous verdict of the pmate meniliers on llic government side of tlie hemEp. Last evening anil, morninp llicy talked of little else ex- cept the Uisclovirc of tlic In Vancouver ycslerrtay- The_evidence of Dr. that he gave UIR proceeds ot" tlic Uacdonnld came as aur- [irlsu lo nearly all or (he nicnibcra, narliculnrly tho up-counlry men. a. declaration ot ivar. lie was [.whose aUilmlc the attorney 'general has reached a dUtrcss- denounced hy the members who said he was attempting In cocrco parlia- ment. The Is opposed to war, urging piirllnmunl to resist mUItarj' pressure on tlic ground that II threat- ens the rcpubltc- That.tho demands of the niln- tra will be a straight wnEetncrcaao of 25 pftr cent Is the rnjKJii from Cal- KMy, where Rhoul 6U, miners' rfclo- gates ara in scealan, They have sent ft tclegralii to Hon. T. Cto Matins tlint (hey ha willing to RO hack to work Immediately on that baAla, They also deny Uio slalemenl) made In Ihc tclcgrjim of llio Conl operators tfant tho reason for tho recent defeat of llio proposed ngrccrocnt IVRB because ol fnicrnal lUaflcTiafon In MIC union. I'rcsfdonl M- and Secretary Cftfis, J'cftcock Rro reyrcsenlltig thq Igo miners al Ihc eonloroncc. LABOR CANDIDATE. SaEhaloon, A.. M. Eddy: IndcpOiuIuul lauur cinulimiu fop SaaXatoon In the provincial clectfona, aiinoimccd Ma -platform .this after- noon subject its approval by ihe trades itnd Jabor count! i Ihla Evening. Tola] prohibition; English us language of instrnclloii In eight hour dfty; establlshmcul of- home for :ln- curnhle rilaeaHca; ihitternlly hoa- pIFnls; establishment of home for de- linquent boys nnd girls; the filiolltlon of NIB money ilcposH requWcA of can- didates for election; of.prl- valc conlrnc-l Bysleni In. pnbltc works. and Uwl school gradiifltea of KnsHsh ftr plinks. v be ing point, largely on of lliu si site men Is made before the commis- sion that lie Fcnl Ihc np lo the interior for Liberal campaign pur- poses, It is scvcrfil interior menyiora Mint not a dojlar of (lid cam- paign expenses came from Moal of ttiera say they -hail to fool their hills on! of (heir own iiofekets. The demand among tho surprised and almost incensed Liberal nicm- bere ia Tor Mr. Macflo'naWa resignat- ion. If It ilops not come volunlarHy when he reaches tlie city frnm'. Van- couver, !l B-1H demanded by tho Just RS sn'oti HS the official commission finding la roc civ-1 cJ, according to opinion nere. 1 nro already busy with the nnino ot his probable successor. .1, Farrlft, who was said lo Imvc tiecn fllAtcd tor Uic finance portfolio, may DC approached lo lake'Ihc atlorncy- E'cnerrtlElilp, LIBERIA.BREAKS WITH HUN WpsMiiglon, 10. l.lljcria's de- cision to sovcr rclra lions with fJcr- ttwmjf'v.'RS offlcldlly icr.ortcd'lovUy the American mlnlslcr lp lhal conn- try, Uonalde'raljlo Is in Hie ns Mfucrla In the landing of many caMca nnd was liscd for Hoino tfrnc fiy (Icrmnn resf- L nrltnln, New Interests to Develop Oil Figld in South Country Confidence tlial nil hi ErMt com- raorcla I''volume wiilcHies Soulhcrn Altarla Is ctltlcticcd by Iho aiinoiinrc- iiioiil today lli'iil the Oil AfifiDClBlCA have on Ilic ground with iiilflclcnl cnpdnl alrcsilf avaklatte to make two ilccp' ICMa In iKniUiwmlun portion o( Ihc urov- Incc. Tdn ilorrlch is cni tho ground In llio iidihliornptxl of scr'Jon (he marhlncry for (IrllUng fa now In ahlpmonl, (do clrllllun arrive tin Monday, mid tho la ready lo (o lo any dcplli up.lo.mQ.tatl lo prove tho flehl. Ii is Amctlfnn capital which Is Ijflhiml [lie project. The concern Ihrenjli It. .H. Cmisr, lias toon worXlng quietly nU winter, lias sctuf- ccl nil Ihn leasts of Urn L.1I.IJ. jjmif talc, llio Old Colony Oil Co., The Lolll- bcrta Oil arrt Uic Mr.Vrlliiir, Alt- ken ami Wcekp Interests which' were atillve In UIB licW a year The triisloes ol Ilic IVcckf-Albcrla (ill As- aoctalcs KTC 11. Ourgcu ol gcss. Lain! anil cif N'ew ON 6'j Want (o Parilcipsie In Evidence of Their'Sincerilv HON. M. A. MACDONALD Attorney-General in the Liberal Cat- IneY in B. C., wins may- resign ES -lit Ihe investigation inls charge that he accepted for campclyn fiinds from renrcvjnis. Canadfan Horthern coUccllou to reimburse llio victim. Petrograd, via Irfindon, Slay mass meeting of thieves was recently held al Hostofi-trrt-the-Don to demand a share-in the new freedom and chance to lurn over a new Jcaf. CTilcf of tho local militia and Hie urcsid and several members of the council ol workmen's and soldiers7 deputies were present on invitation. Practically all Imuiehc9 ol tlio profeEsion oJ thievery were represented anil several of (he most accomplished members made 'speeches'-in wliklf llicy outlined [liUicnlliCE confronting them ond claretl tliat it was impossible to return (o bones! pursuits- wiHiont and supporl of Ilic community..- Tlie spcniier-s complained that recently the population had risen against Ihcm anil in j-Dinc went PO far ns to lynch some oC'tucir hrothcrs. Chief of the militia KalmJkaff (or ii In nliling at reformation, complained that he had been relieved of his purse The thieves roundly protested (hat It %vas not the work of a profess ion (ook a Hold Special Session Saturday 16 (Jive Honor to Distin- guished Frenchman May sitting oi par- liament will be held aL noon on Satur- dny lo convoy Canada's greeting lo Vivanl ot France, who will bo the'giicat of (lia Dominion In Otta- wa on.lhhl day. Sir George Foster this evening made the -official nn- hcninccmpnl lhal Uic ex-prcmler will come (o tlio capital fit the wcch-ciul. and !hal Field Marshall Joflfre, another of tlie 'dtsHngufcltcfl members of the, French mission to tho Unllctl. Siaics, will vJnit Montreal. OROAN1ZE AERO SQUADRON Waalimgton. May of iwo reserve nero stiuadroiis for Uic army WAS niithoriZflil lodny, by Major- jUjSM- Bcolt, chief of staff. The nral will be locnted near JCuw York City antl Ihc MARKETS Spot wheat (not Local track wheat (not Octotwr wheat Truck May 6i1f..... May'flax 300 226 WEATHEH il and warm. tcssful candidate. Is now la prison owing (o Ills association with the Irish rebellion, and Ihe question is whether ie is n fclun era misdemeanant-. On ,his the vaUUHy or his. to hang. Tills is, as sry Jurist siys, a (ict of Immediate Tlie Xallonalisl parly no laager regard as secure aniH seat Jn llie three souUiern provinces of Ireland. H la anoihcr warning that no settlement can be based, on n tcioporary partition anrt it .eompllcalCB the goVErnment's liroulQm, Cor it discredits still further the official nationalist uarly; increase the Tears ami suspselDnV'ol the Unionists and Ulster -toward a) Irishmen. A; Settlement'tnrtaj; seems more' 7 Liquid Fire antl Giis PJuy I'art, But Fail to Oust British HUN ATTACKS INCREASE IN THEIR INTENSITY Admitted Soldiers Attacked Reprisal For Previous Assaults In May stones were thrown at Iroop [rains at Kraz- ervillc, Quo., not yet form- ally established by the fcrtcral com- niiEsioii appointed lo Inquire into that charge, seems estahljsheil-" But that such hostile demonstration was pro- voked by acts committed hy the sold- iers on .was sworn to today al Fray.ervJHe by a number of vitnessre .who- appeared, IjcTorc Ilic special par Jin men IB ry 'commit- o one actually saw (hiTstoning ot (he troop train nllegoil lo.Jisvc o'ccur- c-tl, isst Autumn. lV3tness.cs Klatefl, however, that they had heard Uwl such a-thing hail occurred, a.nd U.vas established lhat eucli an.act had been rilnnuctl by n group of young men in the district ns retaliation for an as- sault committed a few ly by soldiers on their way" lo' Iiali- las. Paris, May FrcucKi troops captured German positions ia lie region, ot Chevreux yesterday ev. wing, according to an official state- ment issued by the war office tlm inorning. Hoary counter-attacks by, the Germans were repulsed. New Divisions Preienl- Parle, May fresh German, divisions hare been observed on the' Alane front since- .May 7, saya an fieial summary of operations ou May to C. Tlio slatetneni adds: "This IE irrefutable proof of haw rapidly efrectSres are foelutj useJ up. German losses la these three days exceeded all estimates." Gil-mint Berlin. May 11, via London, 4.05 p, artillery firing of greatest- violence prevailed oTcr the entire Ar-. ras Iront In France ycsterdaj-, says' the official ctaUnicat Issued today iho German Army Headquirters ......leen BrltVsti and French were brought down yes- terday on the western front, Uccd Liquid Fire. London, Slay attacks u-cre dclirtred last eight on British, poaitlons'eaeL of Arleus and south of' Soucbez Hlver. All ftssaulLt, in one of which llqufcl fire was -s-re repulsed Eomt Fitrct FlghUr.g. British 'Headquarters -'in May a SI a If Correspondent ol Associated While -there -Is no general'battle hi' progress intensely bitlcr righting has flared up at various sectors on Brllisli Hue from tho rlcinlty ol Lens mlmast to the south' of St. QuenilnV Much of tills is due to the desperate-' attempts of the Germans to relako' some: of .their old'positions. They" hurling fresh rein-' forcenteQls by day and by nljht Jnto' coiilUqVWtcti, _ ing more' sanguinary; The Ger- resorted to thi'usc' of liquid, (ire raoat-reccnl at-' tacks, bui. even tbot 'barbaric weapon; 'ias failed lliem. It lias been eni-' ployed several times in the traglcr which nas raged about Bullc- courl> In the last 10 days." This vii-' ago and the sectors of the Hluden-" burg line wlilcli aOJotu it. has oeerr he real storm ot the irar during: this period along UIB British front.-The' Termans 'appear absolutely "fmn'lLc n their efforts to bold toe northern" half of the Tillage of BuIIecourt and o oust tbe Australians from their srira hold on the Htadenburg line a short distance- to tha east. Fighting here has been inarketl by all tlie more terrible devices of. irar, for in addition to liquid fire, gas has been used lime after soiling oil has been thrown antl. Copciiliageb, via Ixindon, May The loss of two prominent subnmfine commanders In addition to several previously reported, was disclosed. In Iho RelchaUig Speech men named ivere Lieut. Qpinnjantlcrs and Hush, who ivere culos- Iscil by Ilerr of Hie Centre Part, In remarks giving the ntcrology of Iha U-boat commanders-of prom' incnee who have lost ihelr lives. Lonflon, Koberf Cecil. tnlnJater of blockade, Glnicd.fn (lift house1 of _cpinmon3 Ihat the Hrltlgh had no rea- son to octieve'.ttkil any American or feedlnp stuff would bo pasaci] uy neiHraVcoiinlrlca Jrlo Oer- Tho. question of .conditions under wlilch of Araerlcnn RyppUefr by' neulrala wouW be per- nitltcd in llio fiittirc, he eddoil. no rloiibl wdiihl receive by Ihc United government FIRES IN PEACE RIVER Peace River, Alln., May Inrgc forest lircs arc- (hroilgli the timbered country back of the set- llemcnls near here. South of loirn and east ot'lho Smoky B blaz- ing fiercely over a country covered wUh dry poplar nnd Dowri the Peace several can seen but ns nor.c of Ihe fires are-.ln'Taluablo llmher no liarra -will unless they spread too far. V' 'Sergl, .Mrs. Chisivlck, 630 12lh St., cclvca word this rooming ttisl her son. b'crgt. Ilobert Chlawlck, who enlisted wilh LellibridEC's SccQnd ballcry, had been slightly woufided In ihe Denting In France, an'il Ibat he, IE now in hospital at Stonier' Chfswlck was wounded In I but his injuries are slight. C'hl.iwlclr was one of LeUi best known footballera, It under- 5lOod hr has married since to Knelsnd Ihe'Dnllerj-. ij Tie. T. Jlarvey ot bor of in Infairtry is listed as wonnderl tcdBF, .11. Moore, of Tabcr, N arapng! the casualties lodav as wounded.' R. S. Gold oDiloimtftin CnnUlon, Is In Iho cas'JiiUJGa.lp' ng-voiiDiled. s.' High Rlicr band grenades, greri a des, .trench mortars and every character and' calibre of arlillcry has been employed. PIE. mm Pie. J. Ilarllctl, announced somo lime BSfi in Ihe Herald as navjng been killed' in action, came of n fighting family. year llio Herald publish- ed n. nholograph of KOI! four of his brothers, and one brother-" EaT who had eiiKs'ted and noiv; at Ihe front In various llnlta. Pic. W. J. is the first of Ihe family to- make the fiunreme Eacrifice. Tlio' lirother-in-law, Pie. Hill, has .been" wounded. The father of Pie. baa gii-en EO freely of his song for great cause, Jiave received the lOKlng Idler from Ihe chaplain of regiment to which the laic soldier belonged, Capt. Day. Day writes as foliowa: My dear Jlr. for. me (6. lay. how" we are of i your boy and. h6w; sorry lhal ho wts called upon to iiay the supreme sac-" rlfico of his life In Ihla war of mlglit agolnsl rlelil. lie has been placed near hore In a cemetery; unir-li has hcen .made tor our division and a cross will be placej there also. Tho spot Is registered, if I can bo .of any service to you'I (rust lhal you will: Jel me Know. Willi sincere t am, "Sincerely '3'ourfs, "B. DAY, and Chaplain." RUSSIAN STEAWEH SUNK. May Russian sUirner W39 sank uy a'sub.; marine oft the Scllly Islands, April .-while: In lliu service of tho ,British., idnlnily, according lo celvtd here, loilay. tilled In Ihe engine "We torpedo slruck. or.B landeil at ;