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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 16, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, MAY ic, 101? Socialist..Leadtr in Hooted He Demands That Ffe Ended NATIONS MUST NOT EXPECT. CONQUEST Appeals For-Peace Without An- nexation And Is Catled'to Order In House RESIGNS FROM "CONGRESS TO ENLIST v Washington, May ecniatlvo Gardaer of Massa- cliuseHs, resigned. from v lo ccler. Ihe army. llcrlln. May 1C, yla llio Itolclislflj; alter Chancellor von hail'made his ad- dress. Ihe motion lo end the debate Y-gti.lOSl. Then tlio middle road parllca. made up of cenlrlsls, national liberals, pro- Krcsslrn people's- parly and the Ger- man faction, presented a Joint declar- ation approviug Ihe chancellor's al- llludc. In apeaklag-on tlio socialist Inter- pellation, Phillip- Scheldt warm, soc- ialist member 6ml former vice .iresl- dftritr of the; Helclislas.. defended jieac'Q programme bl re- imuclatluii.ami, gave Uio chancellor's bailers ono of .Ills tnilcal grJllluES' Schciaemaiin. In Introducing the soc- ial-democratic Interpellation said; "Tlic party's 'decision does not de- mand Immediate peace, but action by the soclallsls of all countries. My llreslnu iiiUeraiica 10 the effect Hut Hie clis.Jccllor hud slated lib 1 iiotlunE to- do wllh the memorial liaii iiiciicti our to'agree wllli tlcrr Hoesecko lhat wo must emerge from our obscurity, and the chancellor must sny- what he wauls. Ihe samo 'joint ol view as contained' In the demand ol August integrity of Ger- many Independence but today we slHl foreign peoples. On nations are off n-ltli'lJifl promise of imminent final is our last to 'expose this UlnylnE IheMlte of iad 1 convinced lhat -centniv lujm-Ta-wJ.i stand fast In repelling thc'lhlerillons ot oimiliilaUon, but thalVtho" wishes-cf the French, Eng- lish ond shall not Ihink Ihe soc- millions arc willies- "SupnoTlers .of conquest shout for Increase 'at increase of 'lerri- toryy monoy-ami raw material.1 That can only by a nationally of robbers. (This statement'provoked a.stdrm of Hulls- nalidn on "the The drawing "ot the Kaiser, Into this ng! I a lion has tho reaull Ihtit abroad-IhQjta.aer Is made leaponslble .for paniGoTinan "madness mid tlie'outbwttK of-Oie that he' is continually, being' Insulted. "I'eaco by agreement would lie. good fortune for Europe. Ninety per cew' ol all Iho.people loo.fc wllh liono arid longing- lo Stockholm. "If France, and Great renounced nnnexalion, urid Germany insists thereon, we shall liavc a, revolution. In the country." There were .prolonged shout's of In- jdlenslion ni-tlils, and cries of "shame, fUncl down." "'The'president called mann to ScheJdcmflnn' con- Uniicd: has hot pone" so far as Hint yet.' The, enemy does not re- nounce, nnnexfltla.i- pnrtlcs, concluded. I am flrinly convinced lhal no pence can be concluded wlllioul altoralion of fron- tiers and. be arranged by unilual undcratftDrllnjT- L am bitterly opposed- (o'chb .slauehter ot .inolhcr irt! 11 Ion men- alroply bocauatv certain Gcriunric dcslro peace thai would fot- Iciw-cODcnjcst. I-ong Hro ueace; long llvo, Kiirppo." These Articles Stolen From Par to PrissMio of Warjn London, May last week Iho Canadian Ked Cross hero received parcels sent to prlsonera. acknov ledgcd Uie receipt .of iwelye parcels slmnltaacauely, proi-es delay in transit. Tho men say most of tho goods arrived In good shape. One es capcd prisoner who recently reacted Londou, says 11ml tl th? men complain about the quality ot parcels icnt them "EJon'tlluten." If lliey coinplslti alwu the quanllly they may, deserve alten. lion. Private J- (J. Balclielor, (71.MD) who recently escaped from German; by Jumping off a train arid .making "ol luto the .woods, lloued poods: ar often nifaslnp from parcels, the.Oer man- puarda trlMiif, the 'prisoners, auc Ihlnpf are glvftD-to Uie Brit lob isouod ri. Balctielor added tbat.kli lalren PSED 'London, .May afrt'-mall ihat Ilia strike 1 Mapfiot Iha'tueu re sumlnc vork -In nrloui dlsCrlcla same oC whloh, [L Is %-ouli be under full operation Wednesday. NEW 'rOKTHAITS OF 1J1MTISI1 OltfJAXIKEKS OF VIC'J'OHY Commander-in-Chlet ot the British forces in France; Chief of the General Staff of the whole Ilrittsh-Ariny Liner Sunk; 90 People Lost Montreal, AssoclBlrd lintcd Press says press crcdlla Hie report to "An un- confirmed rumor in shipplng'clrclcs." TLe Unued I'rtss dispatch stated the .nformatfon was brought lo New York y passeugers arrived from Eur- ['e- i Beth slorlos slate the Abpsso. was torpedoed, wllliout warning, and both report the loss of 46 passengers and of Uie AbosBo crew. TU'c-'Assoc- itcd Press reports (he torpedoing without warning of, _lhe Brillsh steamer _ s so off Faslnet as follows: "The AbOEBO was uaable. to stop _ her engines after the German torpedo struck, and hull smashed Into three.' at the, lifeboats, crushing those aboard, or -drowning llieni. to the version brought here (New Aboaso was steaming 300 miles so'ilh of Fastne1 on the night of April 21. About i o'clock the lookout aaiv alieaj Almost Immediately afterward llic torpedo exploded against the ship's side. Xo submarine 'was sighlcd then or later. The Abosso Tipas armed an Tias e for election In Alberta on June 7th, bridge cllf 'will cara 'of CM! but nboul (QHH on hand. Other dealers A.TO stated la bo In no belter condition to raccl Iho demand nnd n scrfoas sftualfon will .doreldp soon, If IB tircdlctcrt. 1 There 13 ubaolate.r In (be strike B.twtlon (cnlay. All a' cxccutlro hare Tetnnicrl homes ctcerl Sccrclary Carter rtnd there ha.vb been no whatever. A.PS' nollilng Although (hero will fe t tiroYl.ricIal .not be directly Intorntcrl (or reitoo that Llcut.-Col. ,J.' a. for city, his on it hkflf Mflslon of the thirlrur, Ihe' (t derided, tbitl ,111 msmbcr.i of .Ihe leaV luluro now serving wltn oter- forces ahould be fOnllnnM In orSca wlitioal Ibt ofran elec- tlon. Thla LlWnl roembcrc and fire CorJFerratlte hem wfiom Ike local ra'ftmlieri lnCA ff.- i lion was (nkcn (er, orDldatn'ry, that district.. has paid Ihe sUtfre__ EiicrlMcc, I hero V) II ejec- tion In that constituency. Medicine ITat find "Rorky Mountain nre other southern constltafntiea where no election will be held. Is- the member for Ihc fonhcr arid L1eqt. Dob tor Iho i fn constituencies ki the south there Till be contents and r dldnlcit are being rapidly Ikied I'QP _, b6lh In, theTfabtr rWIng, Hon. Archie McLean has hi- riarly been nomfnftlcd'ta run f. 0. King of Rnymo'nrl, At Macleod Men Reported Missing Killed in Elmo Fraser and Manyberries Men Wounded: other Lclhbridge pen, among, whom was H. W- whose deal in aclion has Iht? week bee PLe. Armstrong was kille in Iho flEltling'on-April ?Slh. He ira a single raan, his mother Mrs. strong. lllk Ht. S. PI Armslrong was i contractor In a sma way and was very'popular willi ever; one wilh whom he came Pte. Cheeinian Pte. Jlarrj-'chcesman was one the first Lcthhrid'ge'Trien lo enlfst wit Ihc Klllies. On .Wednesday, -May'91 lie was reported'as T his wile, who SI'. S received word .IhHl'hc hart killed on the flelrf-pf aciloti on "April Sin. Pic. Cliccsman was a contractor" before cn- ItstiiiB. He hail lived'in Iho city.for several years. He waj a''promtneiH member of the S.O.E. His wife and family ol three small- children snrvivc him. HEAVY UST TODAY -I- ------r- Ottawa. .May 1C. Today's v noon casualty li-u has 351 names. c- V Exptlled From Jaffa, Homts are Ituined and Robbtd During Their Flight London, ilay rumors .Iiat the whole Jewish population has been expelled from Jaffa have been confirmed from official sources. the nassover feasi they were ex- iclled and forced tu n northerly dlrec- .ion. With the cornlvanco of Ihc Tu sh authorities, (lie Jcwlsli population was robbed during their fllphl. Their tomes were destroyed and -properly sacked. Those who resisted the pill- age were hanged. Thousands wandered along the helpless and 5larvlng.Lthc liils.- ery being increased by desolation. Among those deported lo an unknown destination were vast numbers ,'of young Jews from Jerusalem. Brilish Wearing Down Ilinden- burg Line nnd Threaleriinj Positions Ileyond HAtG IS SAVING HIS SOLDIERS NOW Cultivation Thousands of Acres Halted While Govt. Hesitates In Mine Situation (CONTINUI5T) ON.PAGB SKVKM) U.S.Warships In British Wiaters London, May adtnir- jilty trfday the arrival bf-Amtrican desirorcrc in Brit-. ish The-following announcement wag given out; "Hrlttsh admiralty slates thai a'flotilla of United-Slates de- BlrbytrB recently coun- try to .co-operElo wllh our naval forces In prosecution ot the-war." FOWE8T FIRES IN NORTHERN ONTARIO Port Arthur, Ont., May Forest Mies are reported Crom several'flecllons'of Ihe district and many men are ,put fight- Ing them. MARKETS Cash wheat 277 Local track 255 oefc 207 Local track 60 Mlfh Lew witfi ihowerx In The seriousness of Ihe.mine strike situation respect to for slcani plowing out was' em- phasized today by W. E, Morris, of W. K.Morris and who came inlo Ihe city some Informaiion about the His company has ".ten plowing outfits standing Idle for lack of coal. They liavc [ira'ctically liot turned a wheel yet Mr. Morris ordered and paid for carload of coal a month, ago but has not yet received any of ft. He stales IhaL hundreds of oiilflls in "Southern Alberta arc Idle, and that: tho area under cultivation will, be lucetl as a resull. 'i" Mr. Morris stales tliat the situation Is exceedingly serious not only he- cause of the halt in production when liroductlon Is one thing needed by !lie country, but also hecaiise ,of the enormous .cxponsje- being piled up by steam plowing on L fits while standing idle, lie ?iopca that the government will lake Eoine aojUon Immediately to remedy the situation, and'-permil. the, plowing outfits (o Rot to wort .once more, ,1 Germans Launch Severe Attacks Hut Are Repulsed Along Entire Front London. May Drilish hava captured most of the ground they; haJ lost In BullccourL and have es- tablished posts on west side of the village, says a dispatch today' from Router's correspondent at Brit- ish headquarters. Germaru Attack French Paris, May rlolent stniygla Is raging near Moulin, de Lafraux on Ihc French front where the Germany hai'o attacked in force after an artil- lery struggle whtch lasted throughout Ibc night. Tho official statement ot the war office saya Iho French are maintaining nil ihclr poslllons. The attack Is on a from of four kilometres, KunB Sacrificing Men With tho British Armies In France, via London, May a Blaft correspondent of the A. a lull overhangs the greater portion of Ihc battle line, so complete ID places mat singing and swallows" g make a welcome break fn, ho sfJencp, other spots Hre witnessing unending fighting. BullccourL Is one of these spots; ens Is another and the valley of ia another. Hero the Germans' never cease counter-attacking, throw- In freeh dattaUoaa after battalions, only'to pull Ibom out after three or Tour days as slushed remnants. Field Marshall Sir Douglas Hafe ap the "homely ailom [here aro more ways ot killing a. doc tKan by choking him to death on' hiiV' ter. refuses lo sacrlfice'hls men In frontal allackB cm! such, .poaUltonB. Tfa'iis. day by.dar.-'Bn.ppiiie'ottjL piece here and there, hfc (a the fabric known as the Hinden-, burg line and .threatening pofellfons: further back. lie carefullj- nips the edges of .he enemy strong points, conserving his own force until'aL Ihc given moment he closes (n like a cat capturing points with Ihelr Karrlaon and supipiies. UuHcconrt fighttog is a lyplca. ample. Here vhal amouata to a, haml to hanrf siruggle has continued for. two sometimes advancing and jometiiues relreatlng. but always nett-' Ing slou- hut "sure gains for Halg's legions- German wireless recently "Thls IB the twelfth on Ihe Washington, tho Senate tpdayitook. rip. the war budget It ir'aa flisciissctl behind many senators Fatd, il entailed" "lli'c discus'sloii of confidential Information on prosecut- ing tho war. "TKe'houEC passed the hill openly. CLAIMS'c N! TOO MUCH Victoria, U.C.; May John i Oliver brought down a return loda> (Icclarlnu the Canaclian Northern had received '-from guaranteed..Eon. in.cxcnss of va'luc of-Ihe jnass of cralcra repreeen't 11. If, hoV-( upon the Bullecourt, aioce ever. Che April are possession of the hai'.e (o repeal the tor Itilrtwnlh; lime." The village la non- P.rlllsh. The Germans ln-lce haTs Brllfsh '1 HlndBnllurjf line cuBh Ibo edge of Ihe Tillage l mans- dead as Ihej' Elaggered fcaled. The Brillsh arc almoll ly closing in aboul Lens In much 'the same manner, with almost continuous flcnllnK rcporlcii. Soulhsast ot Lbos, llie Germans allackins from-trerirtM icar Cite St- Laurent are brmVIng up LOSS OF A ZEPP. Amsterdam, via MayJG The .oss officially odmltlcd in s statement IfEUeil the VTerman admlraUy. The abatement adds llKit the official mulsh state- ment reports (list it was deslroyeilby the spn [orccft in the Norlh RECOMMEMD tXTENSION. Chicago, May l6.r--RcnrescntaUvc3 of (he {catling grain exclrangcs of the country a I a nieellng here twlay rec- ommended .16 their respective cx- chnngcs dial ihey conllnirc until fur- ther, nollcaiho restrictive trhlch wore put'In effect yesterday. RAISE NAVY TO WasllillCtou, Mny seiiale today passed llic house hill InrrcaslrjR (lie cnllolcil Elrc'ngth of Ihc naty (6 150.000 men. Ihnl of Iho marine corps lo nfcif mid granting Increases pay lo tlie Jjavy's chlfslcil personnel lo lliosc provided by the u'rmy Big Italian Success Hamt, ceMet win by yesterday In of front; Ixih'don, 16. The Wflr offlcc-anntwiVeH-lprlay Dill as n malt ottbo'.orteiilvc'. begun ycalcr. day, the HMfAns thus fai' hare ctfilur prisoners, a mount it tibttleri And thirty' machine guns, captured the roodW. 'L' east bank ofthe zfa. They have forcetf 'H-.'ftattie .61 Ihe rlviiP bclwr- -J C'splurlTig Itic 1 under English artillery. encounter around Glllenionl farm, the Germans drovo ouC'the Brillsh in a midnight but BriliBh connlir-aUsckeil' ind rccBpLurcd ttc farm before dawn. Stvere FlghllnS. London, May Sevtro lighting ia In progress' today north of the Scarpe river on the Arras battle front, today's official statement on oj-' crallonj In Ihc Fjanco-Dtljlin itar Ihcalrc. German Clafma. Berlin, >Tay 1C, via Tho capture of Ircnchcs on n front ol metres cast of Lancdvllle Is cd In today's official alatemei l-oft Is.lter ifHJfat. Living in Germany, -on'Kiiiser, Is Onl to Deaih: --K St, Frinctoville, IK., May Katrlna Couch, wife of RsV' former patlof of the. Cririrtlin church nMr hit been (hot )n M ify, Ktordtnj to word received by Mr.' Couch ihroitfh foreign efriee. The probable cumftance thai' W to her rttathr Mr. Cnicfi rtawns, mllrlarj' cttiKn' ont'if her, letters to him In hJt lie fretly i'xpnrtwel .like Empror WlM.him. J! ;