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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 17, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOI.UMK X. ALBKHTA, TIUMSDAY, MAY 17. 1017 NTMlilvU 133 IS AIM Cabinet Crisis Settled ByJnclusion.of Socialistic, lieprescntulives v PLAIN SAILING IS EXPECTED HEREAFTER t'ctroerad, May J7, via Laudon: Generals Alexlctf. UraiulroU. Unrko and Jlrustloft arrived hi I'etrograd today for a conference- on tlio military situation. -They declared tlie forma- tion of :i cual'liou ministry was Indis- aa il would make possible strong measures tu re-establish Ihc discipline and ligliting spirit hi Ihc army. The generals ciprcsacd tlie opinion I hat tlie appointment of M. Kcrcnsky as minister ol war would be received the army v.-illi greal cnlhuttasm, as he Is very iiopu nmong Hie soldiers. There arc rum- ors that Genera! lias resign cd as commander hi chief, or that Iiis resignation Is Coalition is Arranged. PeUograd, May 17, via The catlnei crisis has been settled The. tlcclaraliou of Ihc government's policy lina liccn accepted by tLic repre- sentative or tho council of wort men'a and soldiers' delegates with mcrch slight alto-rations and signed b> them al midnight. During Die sHLIni, M. Tchcrnblf, national socialist, appointed minister of agriculture, nnd M. Skobcloll, vice-president o[ Uic council of workmen's ;md soldiers delegates, was appointed minister labor. Tt was also decided to be desirnblo to include In the government Fci Kokosbkmc, constitutional Democrat and professor at Iho uiiiTcrsily of MOJJ cow; and XI. TscrclellL member of Hi' council of workmen's and soldiers riolegnles, Thu duty ot Ihtso niuu wll bo to prcpirc for constitutional usscm bly. Socialists in Cabinet. It lias been decided lo take iulo Ihc .cabinet, five 'representatives of the different socialist groups v which, will A.'V. Kcrdnifcy, who assumes the wa porlfoljo, 'will make a total of six o llieee groups Eliaring hi Ihe govern mervl.. Throe of the appointees wll he EUCJKl-demdtrfa'ts nnd three, eluding il- Kcrcnsky, social populist London, May o[ tU Inir.yrlal iviir council vr'il bo held an Dually Premier hloy announced today m the hous of commons. At the conclusion of th war, a epccial.conference will be lid to re-adjust, the constitutional lions' bl tbc empire. Tbe annual pcrlal yrar council will he compose ot ilie1-premier of.tbe Imperial par such of liin col lea pas nr. tier especially ivltti Imperial affalra, Hi premiers .of each of the Dominion especially accredited rcprt EOtilatlvca of India, with equal autl BANK CLEARINGS. Week ending today V'r Rejects Plan for Irish Rule vLondon, May Red- mond, Leader of Uie Irish Nation. a lists In the House of Commons, loday rejected the proposal of Premier Lloyd George for the set- tlement of the home rule ques- tion, but the proposal for immediate calling of a ccnven- tt.m to decide on government lor Ireland. I30U.1C7 CS per cent. Hun Torpedo Boat Sunk London, May German lorpjedo sank Tasl night north of SchisrmonnikiTff Island, off the Dutch coast, cays a dispatch from The craft either El ruck a mine or was torpedoed. Will Stay By Should Control Food Prices PAPA" KCHAPKltS YORK SKY- NO SESSION TODAY Charles Peacock, secretary of the ..ocal .Miners' Union Xb 574, lisa re- iirncd from Calgary, where li'c'waa c. member of Ihe mlQcrs' conference which discussed the prc-ienl slriko iituatloa that has Llctl .up.all i n No. IF. "The miners arc going lq make no Mr. Peacock to The Icrald. have made our demands and we arc jgolug to slay oy It doesu'L look as ff the opcrato'ra iVere Eoing In move cither, unless the I1, n. finds It neccagnry. In-order .0 secure cofil to the system moving, lo take some action. "It Iho government would do some- lliing- toward fixing- Tqodv prices BO tlml we wo.ultl'know'from one month .b'anblher wlierc we were said Mr Peacock, "we would Lc unite ready to come to (emis." Hut wilh the cost or living goliig by" leaps and you cannot blame lr they for all ilicy can.get. 1'rea- cnl loori prices arc'a crime-1' All; the -.miners' representatives who [iaye.bceh.lfi 'CalEnry have returned to their it lookc as If nothing be.iloae towards settlement unless tne-, gbvcrnraent steps In. i Peacock plates that ttie ininere will do nothlirg towards elect- ing new district officers until' arter the present strike fs "seUIcd and the men arc back in Uieiriiihes, Farmers1 Delegation Witils- On Premier Hordcn With it Set of New Demunds The nlcturo shows the French Mission arriving in New York to Join the Itiilish Mission. Leri-ling ia M. Itonc Vivianl, Foreign Mlulatct, on the arm of Jo3cpU H- Choalc. The reception was tremendous. Ottawa. May delegation rop- resenting- the organized farmers Canada, which Is here in connrnion 1 with tlie revision ot Hie railway act, vrailed upon Sir Kohorl Harden i-.nd laid before him rcsolullons Ihc meeting ol Ihc council of ajricul-j turc including n resolution favoring a I FjO per cent increase in Ilrillsli pref- erence. The prime minister promised that he memorandum would he studied and considered. The delegation com- irlscd Roderick MacKciizle, II. Holders and II. W. Wcoil of the vcslern grain growers ami United 'srmers, nnd H. a Cervan anU Col- onel Kraser. of the Onlario agricultur- al council. REICHSTAG ADJOURNS. Amsterdam, via London, May v Reichstag Imn nd- JourncO until July Tho Sor- iaI-DcmocraUc votcrt v against the military nnd other v budgets, both factions of tlie v party uniting in their onjiosl- v v v v ff Ct '1- -I1 f? CepftniiHgcn, via Ixjndon, May Owing lo the ah or I d go o[ coal Ham- tUTg Is .now wElhonl gas, except a limited supply (or a few Industries. MosL of the jwUurnnts and cafes arc closed In the evening or arc conduct- ing twilight existence uy the ntd of a few Uinpg', Tho Hlrccls arc. largely In darkness, and many households caflflles. NO MORE ZEPPELINS TO BE XowYorh, May fuel that the Uritisli government. IB .ecnerouslj- supportlng Russia rinanc-lnlly 'ftnd is already cxpnndins a larsc; proportion, of Mic loaned by Iho Un- ited Slalrc Co Din llrlllsb govcrnm to pay (or supplies purchased hero for her Uusslan Ally, la-exciting deep- er Interest in Russian. Inquiries for rallrorid cfjuiimient. t It Is estimated thru eventually Ilus si an contrncla for raljivay crjuipmen' lo be uullt In counlrj' for Iho cxjicnnitnrc of 000 lo and lliat Hits' con Elrnction will call for q steel Including about Q[ cars, and tons o'f It-Is tmdcrstood that of rails previously purchased by Russia remain In this country liRcriuse'oC In adequate facllltlea for-ninkhiR .Bhlp- mcnls water. t' l. Is lliurc any parlicuJar rcasoil why Llio price ot hread should be higher in Lcilibridec than in any other cily [n Western Canada? _ If there ts the Board of Trade wants to know it. The high price o[ hread wns; at-1 Inched at today's meeting of Iho coun- cil ol the Hrinnl of Trade, and, the long-continued silence of tlic bakers was commented upon. H was the feeling of Ihc meeting that the higli price of I hi 9 commodity is a poor adverliseinenl for the city, and on motion' of Messrs. and iiiicn- l.i Ihe city council is n'sfccd to in vrstigalc' as, they Rrc empowered to do.nitder invested in them by j Uic, Dominion government. Hour has dropped Uflc in the past few days, the wholesale price now hc- 1ns (juolcd; at Premibr, Hon. Marshall, and :Hon. Slcxvart Will Tour Soulh Towns Soon Ottais'a. May beinf Ascension day, parliament will sil this afternoon. It Is like- a holiday hi govern me in o E U.S.1LNQTBE Aulhprity Given (o.Call Up British Subjects Will Not Apjily lo Canadians Established in Caniulian Camps in England KING AMERICAN SHIP Southern Alberta, will, during the ncxtf'tao weeks hear discussed the issues bl Ihe provincial election tvhen PreraLor Silton, Hon. Ciias. Stewart and If oh. Duncan Marshall, will lour the south: speaking at a numher of ;-Premier SiTton will sneak on Wed- nesday, May 23rd, at Mnclcad on he- of Hcorgc Shclriing, the Liberal Qanilidalc at lhal point. On Thurs- day; May 24th, ho will speak at Pin- cherr Creek on hehaU ot Thomas candidate at that point. 'Oh Monday, May 2Slh. Hon. Chas. Slownrt, minister of public works will Address the Maclooil electors, and on Tuesday, May will speak ;it PincJicr Creek. Masrath will have the privilege nl liearins Hon. Duncan Marshall, mln- ibtcr of agriculture, on Tuesday, May 29th, when ho will speak otihehalf of Martin AVaolf, Iho sitting member for Cardslon who was renonilnntcd last 3.ondon, May proposed meaE- iircs (or calling lo the colors Uritisli suliircU in the United Slates are carried to frulliou. It apparently win not. as uAd been anticipated, aticct Caaadiana in Ihc L'nited Stales. In the debate In tlie house or commonb yesterday ilic military service bli) which would provide Tor consliliriloii between Great IJritain and anj other country conccrninE liability lo mili- tary service of British subleftls In thai This They Were'country and o[ subjects ol other Gat ions in Great Drilaln, R. Hazlelon nationalist, declared that under the bill il would he possible lu conclude a. convenlion whereby America shoulvaa torpedoed by an enemy vvc'ck, Big Convention of Liberals at Cardston Nominates M. Woolf Ocncvn, Is rcporlcil from Komrinahorn, on ixikc Conslancc, Hint death of Count Zep- pelin, who was always sunporlcd by Ihc hnlecr In his aerial plans, a num her In tlio zcppclIn fac. lory' nL KrlcOrlclisliavpn have liccn dfamfasGd nnil ordcrcil (o Join (he Briny, The framework of a large alr- slilp, which w6uld liavo been finished "In nix wccka, .accbrdlnu lo ordinary Work durhitf Ihc war, VT111 nol be com- pleted for Bcrcral riionlhg owing lo the la'ck of wotkinon. Tlio general .opinion al Frlcdrlclislmrcn Is lhat Ihfe flnrnian will construct Urt morn Zeppelins. Xo (urllicr orders for InilldlhSjhflvc been received. BAN CANNED SOUPS, liny consumora will Icf deny ilium- selves canned beans and canned.soups of oil hinds for A lime, under n dc- claton 'df Hie wnr commllUc today, vnlcli cula nff the aupuly ot cans tu (Special lo Hit iTbralil) 1 Cards ton, ,Mny In .Uie Malory of Cardatou .rWlng didMbcMl- tsni shoWEiich an enthuelaallc, earnest mid nnllcd upon wlileli tho provliico Is now tin gaged. The nominating cdhvCnllbn WRB held (onfght and there woro dut of fl I'Oa- slble'54 delegates fcvcry jwll wllh one enceplron was' ro'presenUil, doapllc one Oi the bloil.disagreeable tlaya In two monlha. al feeling has been .co'mpJetcly oblllcr- n.lcd nnd CaKjslori, Uounniry ('reck, QleiiwooiL UcaVlU, In'brief cry Bccllon la united aikl rlctcrm The couveitllon wns-hcld )r the Sec- ond Ward .1 the delcgnlcs thcro wns. R large, niirn- biV of specltilora who'chccfod >tarlln o tha c.clio. Xfl oilier name riot, 6v- irmlnciK light ol on every hajl .m In Hit 1 lircRcntcd coriVcnllon. ylt a splendid irlbulo.lo A rcprescnlal who hns made good In every sense ot Iho word. Mr. J. A, Jlanyhor presided and Mr, as Aflcr1 Ihe trcdohtlftl end _ __ _..________________ rcaolullona iCONTlMUEti ON I'AOB 3BVKN) the call was made for iioTiiliiallon Mr. Y.cbt Jncoby nominated ilr. Wooir, paying eloquent irlbiHc lo his vrorlli as a in tin nnd ahlllty aa a'- mem- ber. Mr John Turnt-r seconded Uic nomination nuri tlmt was all' Ihorc wna lo It. Clicora greeted Mr. WooIC In rlahig to voice hla-nc- ccplnnce whlcti he did In a speech whJch besides expressing appreciation reviewed the progressive legislation of In a most coilylnc- Ing manner. Mr. Woolf dealt briefly liJa .service lo Ihc riding showed (lint tlio Iclcphono nhlch his oppoiiculo had so much lo say Tver o very much In evidence-03 there nro miles of tGlcphonri wire In Ihc district, find this will W OAlcniJctl fla soon ns wor rondJUon.' pns3 rfvt'.iy. Dealing tho rccorr of Uio governmcnl Mr. pofnte'd otil the of Iho to-operative cle vnlors ivhlcti iho Tories hsyl-.mafic (submarine iii ihe eastern Mcditcrrnn- can. on April Shc.lind :i large lumber of troops with a crew of about 00, nnd went down In five minute. Those .Tho .lonl .their lives included 5 1 other ranks, naval ratings, 31 or the. crcvr and two civil- The weekly lest of Ihc 'city-, walo supply lafcen on May 9th, 'shows I haclerir, per cubic cenlimclro nnd ei dcnco of iwllutfon. Sanitary, laspecli Vallancc has been Instructed .by ci otficlals lo supuly tnis-icsl.-woeVily tho public, and by wny of in issuing Uio first report he says: "It should be underslood lhat.the Viumcrous bacteria 1n..jirflciJcall7- all water, allhouEh most'o'f harmless, so that a bnclerla. counl ,ol if." :s nboul campaign. One hundred And Ihreo cle vnlora. In 1916 had handlcd-ovcr ,MARTIN WOOLF, by Ihc- Mhcrnls CaHslon Hiding, for the Provincial cleciloiii Juno 7. MARKETS Spot 277 LoCal track wheat Octoter wheat 20? Local Irack oaU October oats M% WEATHER High Low 48 an 3, Her lengthy saloon given over io Irodps arid U was there- sho was struck- hy the -lorpcdo) so Hint some soldlcrajnusi.h'ave been hilled jy tho oxnJoBlpn, avc Thrown 20 Divisions. Against Uriliaii and French In Counter-Attacks IUTISH STEADILY MAKING ADVANCES' Ixindnn. May IT.-The 2E-JV: rcucli Lava forced Ihe Germans lo sc virtually all the Trcsh reserves they ad al the beginning of the battle of rras. Major General F. 11, Maurice, jicf director of military opcrallons at oIJU-o told Ihe Associated1 rcsa today. When the Ilrltish often- vo Legan the Gcrnjans had -13 re- rvc divisions on tlie ivestern front." he British onslaught at Arras and. LC more recent French offensive havo onipelled the Germans to employ all ut four of these divisions. German divisions have been reor- anlzed since the hcglnnlne ol the ar, General Maurice continued, but t present contain at least men ach. Further Gains London. May British have lade Turlhcr progress In (be village', llullecourt and have reached Its rcstcrn edge, according to an official tatemcnt Issued hy Ihe British, war fficc Ihls morning. French Repulse Aitacki Paris. May assault uj- crmans on the Frciich lines have- een repulaed with heavy losses, ac- ording to the olllclal statement Issued y the war office lodny. Three at- acks were made north ol Moulln-De- and three north-east of Bray- ii'Laonnois. Berlin Claims' .Berlin, via London, May far. during May, says the official statement" ssucd today hy the German war.of-. ice, the Germans on the wpslern front iavc lakcn Kngllah prisoners and lave raptured Frenchmen. Berlin Admits Loet Ground Berlin, via London, May vliich was captured by the tierriiaris1 tho village ot Rocnx yesterflay nomine waa following ;i British says olficial statement. CLEAN ELEICHEII leas than 500 per cubic centlmelcr. diws iiauiiliy ElKnlfy is dangerous. The presence, ot InteBtin- al bnclcrin, hon'ever, Indicates pollu- tion by sewage, ivllh ;ils- allcndanL danger of typhoid antl other.fnteatlnal diseases, nnd when, Iho "evidence of pollulion" ii that aovcral leats have Fhecii applied giving presumptive evidence.' presence ol such Chicago, May Christian-, son, a farmer from Glelclien, Alberta, after a short sojourn at lint Sprints, Ark., passed through Chicago yester- day on his way to Alinneapolis, wiser than when he left ho'me and poorer by In licit Spring he mtt a likeihla rt of chap named Stafford, from North to cut Aa hlsh cpit of Hyins they une morn. OuL''walking, they foun'd.a fat wallet conlaining.papers, lelcgrapli code, cer- tificates of Ucposils of a bond for, 000. Nest day. they saw the advertise-; rnent of a liberal reward for the wal- let's return. They called on the own- er, returned the wftllct, and discover-, cd Jjudtrfg, Ihc owner, lo he.field "ag-; the New York slock exrhanie. As a. reward for tholr honesty ?he Icl (hem ln.on.a "good'thing." .Chrfs-' .Tarison won hut he !o wait for his unlirafter he liad: Vinveslcd" had been cashed.'Now, he is offering-a reward of for Ujt arrest of She BlfcTvers. Many Southern Alberta Men in the Casualty Lists To-day week tUc'ilcath In nctlwi or Pic. John Unrvlo of Korlh Lellibridgo was reported, tiitt Uic. Tnct was not il owing lu Inability 16 get Uic message lo tHc parctila. AJr. nnd Mrs. John llarTlc. who. aro now residing In Uic connlry.cagl of-Wdrncr. I'lc, Har- vio enlisted as a rrfoniucr of the lirCilgn Kllllos nnd liad been nl Ihc rrotit-fbr Hcrorc cnllsl- lie n'fta cranloycd by Ihc G.nll .Col- ,wcll known younR man lu.iVorlh.Letlibrlclgo, n mcmljcr'.ot 8U church choir. Toilay-brings irorit lhal Gunner WII- llsm Ilinfy-'William's, wlm enlisted with flral ballery, bna licen afivorcly womulAI In- tho lell ItilRli- CHinncr AVHlllams la Uic son of Ucorge Williams, tioslmastcr at Hnr- illcrlllc. He wns cmiiloycd by the C. P.R. as a1 fireman before cnllsiing- On Sitiiirday last-. I'lc. John Jlurns Jlarlln 6f vas rcnorlcd In tUc raaually Il9l9 as having been kill .t: Cool with showen In some! cd ID nclfon. This hag been found .to be a mlalnkcr The Talrlolfc Fund yes lerdny wired Ollnwa nnd learned, lo Ihn creal relief of his jflfe, lhal. Pie. Martin hntl been woiimlod by gniishoi in" Ihc.XTfl arm. I'te. James McDongall Armstrong, who wan reported yesterday as' bofng killed In action, would have been 24 years ol age today, Ins' sialer, Mfa Tnclit, lold tlic Herald. Kd was born at Niagara Falls ondTcafufe-weal six years ago. lln enlisted as n.private with a Cf.lgary regimcni, anil pto- motcd lo Uie rnnk of sergeant In Jniirt. lie was n mcrnher ot J4ilol churcli and also of 39. His mother Is now residing fit lOlll.Sl. 3. I reported toJav contain Ihc names o( W, Malscn and 1. Kldd of Dlatrniorc, Uqlh Infantry, wounded In acllon, The noon llsl Issued IncliideB ,1. S. Cottcrell, Dcaver Mines, Altrer- la, killed In acllon; and P. JVAyiil' lams, Clarealiolm, Alberta, Kills. Hose Glen, iWcll.r1'urnlo Springs, II. BlBlrmure, arid' 0. Lcylca, Mlgh'nlvcr. New York, May American steamship JlllonEan has been sunk by a torpedo off Genoa, llaly, loss of four members of Ihe nccorillng lo n cablegr.iLi recelred hcrc'by Ihe oivncra, Uic .Universal; Transiiortatlon Co. The Hllonliui- which was unarmed, left hero April v 27lh for Genoa, wllli (i cargo. 9he. was n vessel Ions gross >iul carried-n crew or 30 mtii, ol- whpin IS were American clllzena. V l LOAN TO BELGIUM, Washington, Hay loan of wan also made lo Belgium today, payable In six monlhly instal- mcnls A each. 'In .dxtcnding -Hie. Secretary1 SIcAdoo cxrfesseil to Iho Belgian minister (he hone on'behalf of'the American people thai the money would help re-estntillsh Ilelglan lndcpen-> dcncc. ROCKEFELLER BUYS WAR BON06 New York, May John D Reck- lias subscribed lor if ttic .liovcrnmenl bonds, It was ;