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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 22, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME X. LKTI1BHILMJU. AUIKIVI'A. ITKSDAY. MAY 22, NUMBER 137. ARE ME IN Huge Meeting Held :i( is Denounced for (he Move. TItOUIiLK AIIK A I) IN THAI1 PROVINCE Quebec. May lO.DOO peo- ple assembled at SI. I'elcr's Market Square last night 10 anli- conscription meeting organized-by a group of young men, headed by OR- tar Urouln; president of tho Junior and Alderman Ki.gcun and others, tt waa. plainly Elated that the Mas entirely non-political, ami organizers as well as tlio Joint chairmen, two prominent labor men. made It known that they were not as representatives ot any organization but, 33 citizens ot Quebec. The crowd followed the speeches with Interest and while the demonstration was it no'lime uproar- ious, iho" recline .was nevertheless very keen.. Cries; of were directed at Iho Ottawa government. Al ,tlnicE .with and other protects were lustily shouted by the crowd. The lueellBE was nres.lded over jointly Ernest Dclangcr and Km.I Trudol. two labor men, boih of whom .spoke. Olher speakers were Charles IJorlon, advocate. Oscar'Drouln, IX-.OD Casjjraln. vice president of the Jun- ior LI lJ era I Club, Alderman Dussault, Wilfrid Lacrolx. archUccl, lantl law student. Tho tenor of speeches was that Quebec'done Us duty ii. the war ,Lp to the. present and was still pre- pared to tio its .duly voluntarily, hut (ltd not conscription. Canada waf reverting to the days ot 1837, vhen.the administrators of this coun- Instrucllons from Lou- don. Sclcclve conscription would [all on have-to.bear t' V V V HON. MITCHELL'TO SPEAK ATCLAflESHOLM Hoii. C. n. Mitchell, provin- cial, treasurer, will epcak al a public uiuetlne lit suporl of .Wil- liam Moflal, M.L.A., al Clares- holm on Wednesday Hon. Mr. MUclicll Is In Iho city today enroute to Cardstoa, where lie will speak tonight In support ol Iho candidacy ol tlio Liberal candidate, Mr. .Martin PROMS NEEDLESS the bran ample In re- 'Australia's exa iDg 3' referendum was cited, ant) Hie nient WMJ comparer! Jo the autocratic Hon. F. Oliver "Says'Removing Rails 'West Edmonton Jnjur- ing Hundreds of Settlers Ottawa, May the house "QI Commons yesterday evening, _ Hon Frank Oliver, drew attention ot lhnd Beycral other h's will bo t. yMMprfwi, Champion, At' rousing convention at yeiilenlay terncon, JitnU WAA Liberal candidate to oonlcsl the election lit'the'coiiill- tuency of Llltln Bow al Ihe'pfinlnclil lections on June 7th. No'othcr In 'chblco of Ihc- silting member' being Unanimous and tndfci'' ire-' Hffel, i- att )n: I'.Hiiy (Mner was lull 6 .reads: "An attempt Irfi of war -rnlnliter Kereruky, WM made now. Kcrenckjr MUped. the partlclpanU fiumared that plol; arring. eel .by'iupporters, if the old re- ;9iTne." TODAY'S TOTAL Otlawa, May J2.-r-A casually llsl Usuttd al noon today con- Ulijf J31 names, bringing; the lolil up to tratk wheat Local call 276 293 a jii Confcreiu-p.'of Allied Towers May Be Tlelrt To Revise War Program in Accordance With-Kus-i sia's Wish For Peace Wilhonl Great Kvents Foreshadowed Tor Near Future. AX PEOPLE TO HOLD AN IMPORTANT CONFERENCESOOX Pelrograd, >fay exccutfTfl ommlttce of the council of soldiers nd tvorkniciff delegatea has Issued a call for a general congress on June 4 or representatives of. all branches if (he council throughout Russia and various mHilary orgauliatlons. Tlie onErcEG will discuss national defense, leace conditions, land and labor nrob- eras, projected constitution asaembly; he country's financial policy and the inililarj- life. Revtie War ATm> (Dy Herbert Pelrograd, Sunday, via -ondon, iMay is now permisg- ble to elate that the eve it a.-series of Important and rar-reach- ng negotlatlonB between Russia and be allies on the question of the-revl- Ion-of our war alms as outlined In iur reply to Freeident AYflaon. M. who' entered duties al the Torelgu offices today, saw he allied ambassadors-this'afternoon and it'is underatobtl (he- matter waa nrmaUy Russia, it is believed, wfil endeavor as far as possible to define precisely what "peace withonl or conlribullona" means, an'd 'will point out that the Russian working' cltis. while la no way desiring a separata peace, cannot EupporL the present war program of the allies. That a revision of treaties between the allies and Russia will be request- ed Is certain, arid It Is thought hero Ibat tUe call a conlcrenco. to consider the whole question ol Jlus- la'B future In the war. 1 II must bo pointed out .that the for- mula of peace without annexations or contributions, dots not spring truistlc motlTes. bul to u desire lor peace In order out Rus} sla'a internal social problems. Russian newspapers comment ly on the recent debate in the Brlllih house of comtnong, Mr. Snowmen's tno- tlort end the speeches are reported fyll length and In prominent position. ,The Bourse Gazelle "Thar qncfltlon the alms, and obj Jecls of the war leading to a revision ,of these has In fact, begun.-.Beth- wann-Hollweg only recently-maintain-, ed that England compels us Lo roM her mllilirj' wheel- H has turned.out' just otherwise. The allies are coins- behlad the wheel-.whlch the RUB- slan revolution -sel In motion." The Retch referring to Loirt Cecll'a phrase', "British says: "Only so as Russia TuJfils W1N-THE-WAR Quebec, May f city tendered today, a -'hearty the delegates boat early today of'Ihc .'delegmiea-'mpli- orcd; flown [rom arid 'arrived late' rfr ceplion not be; ueld .until O 4 INGHHEPUtSE E .Amsterdam, Way Lon- don, May Berlin dicpAtch to the Exchange-Telegraph Co. .that .the Mexican miniiter to Cermany. ID have handed' (o the German government againrt the submarine cAmpajgr.. The port followed a proicnged con- ference bttween the Mexican minister and -.foreign' secretary Zimmerman .on Monday. Paris, May' counter-attacks by Gcnnjaos on posi- tions captured yesterday by the French were repulsed liif. nifhl, ac- cordine to an official slite'ment_ 1s- Eucd by the Frcncli morning. The number 6f .'prisoners Inkcn by Ibe French yeslerday i London May niade success-, ful raids last nlglit :northeast of Fpchy and during the night Bnllccourl, south of bral Iload and west of .saysMo- day's war office report. "Vesterday afternoon iwe .destroyed a large German ammunition dump on tlie Arras-Camtfrai Road northeast of. Qucanl. The.sliock of .Ih'e .oxplos- t'on was feU at hlnJ our line- "y Prospects Brightei Now for Crop in South Tho cool wcalb'c.r..of tlie past week has rfccn o[ .tlio best, brand of weather for.thc.crbpg just seeded, and all reporla frorn are very In some- places scaling Is noi yet corapleleri.'bu'l Ih'e. greater parl ot IhrM opcrailons' has been finished, and the beginning.lo Ehqic Tho cool woalner has cnaWcfl proiKtly stool oal, and henceforlh will be subslaiitlal. The following reports CARDSTOK Cnrdtloiin Mliy" 19.-rThl3 week lias seen tip interrnpllon of farm 'Vork until today. It began Showering Jnls morning nild .a quiet rain has fallen, just eneragh .to start the grain ami' gardens forward -In good Blj'lo.' The forepart of- 'gave M somn colct wind' retarded growth but Kid pl6wlng or aeedlng. Nparly Is Oils hare going In alcness of season and. the (ac hat people would It o spring plowing Ihan ohy olhor.crop.. They acreage 'of. summer fallowej nnfl.irlll be greater than but Ibcro will not be as'much sjirln plowing so lhat In general'the acre age will bo about Ibe l.lw.jrt pieces, remaining.' going In all.lh aiid.-barleV. .seeding will cont tiiir.A shew-1" The' (o bo larger Jl 'ihilaW 'CmM> rfiia'tA I Wd .42 mi fair due U) (be Carmansay, May 81.-rAll.lbe farm era ot Ihls ulalrlct arc rejoicing In th' rain that has fallen. Jnpller Pluvlii wcrns (n be performing hli1 'he. right limb. With seeding prac icilly done, all the .h6 tarmfra were hoplng'.for a oaVinB. rain to rapid; Their hopca wero not' The wheat Is showlng'iniirfwell. orer Itiq country, anil Innled' ioo warm w'cilher riifns.'anr] prorldinf to Vmltrjtn clrr.dmslancc arlste, v'csfB ouihl to lie re.... In Ihls dhlrlct Wry.lllt seeding tllll to bo tald th.t nrscilc'llly ill 'lit ftnlshed. Thn prospects 'are .t 'i Member Introduces a; Hilt to Make it Criminal for Wholesalers to Fii Prices resolutionvlijr.! ol. -3..A-' Currle, ndTlsinK consulU-; on between Great Britain, over-i eas- dominions and her .allies, wltli a: lew-to increasing the economic pow.-j r of the allies la the prosecutloa.uC'' he war and, J. H. Hurn-j am calling for a more generoura scale] f pengioos'for soldiers and tEelif wndenls, wnre produclive o( ng' debates on the last le's resolution .was ai Ih'e pen3toil3 debale' fV idrV ourned, on tlie Bug'gestlon of Sir Rob-; rt' IJorden, it being pointed out that: irlhef leg.station In regard lo-pep-1 Ions will be introduced this Sborily hcfora the was given to. W.; nowles' bill to amend tlie ode. Mr. Knowles t.a criminal aCtense (or nianufacUiir-) irs ,anrt iWholesalers, to fix prices, of ;oods In the iotliing trade. 1 a large, number ,pr lnsUpces{ .'here is done, dealing more par-1 Ecularly wilh tbe, discouiils sjyeii by be Eddy Compftny" to dealers bandi- ng ihelr nlalchca. These, he amountcd'to from 17 .lo. 20 per Mr, Kuowles asgertcd -that nanqfaclurlng adopt ng melliods. The'tiling of priccflr' ie said, had become a public evtl conai.mcrs were robbed ol allj :hc henerita which arise out of Hon. C. J. :Doherlr, Incltned, arpied-tnatl Ihcre Is already a Isw making1 coc-1 Irafcts or combinations cposlltutlng an'Uiidue restraint on trade a criminal: ntfuiice. lie dpnbfrd Ibe oC'endeavaring to deal wlUi each Mrs UDder the proyfalons'ot the crlm-' 'nal code. It would-be better, ihought, lo rind some way of Ine undesirable agreements Lcretl Into. Mr. Doherty said inlnlster of labor had been n Ibid niatlcr and might a i bill, and In'tbaL Mr. Knowles'i bill could .bc considered-'In ccmjutiot-j on ', foro adjomned. The budget will bp resumed Tuesday. j MAY ABANDON Rk> Janeiro; Mar hu to recommendltig .the ravociLWn" of decrte bf .neolrilKy Iq.the Ihe-Unlleil SiMii aii (COJO1NUEO ;