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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 25, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta ALB ffemH MAY 1918 139 I That Is All That Will Be Paid By Government For C Stock MEREDITH MAKES ITS AMOUNT May million eight hundred thousand dollars it the amount the Dominion of Canada will pay for the stock of the Canadian Northern Railway which Is being taken over by the country to be operated as a pub liclyowned This is the announcement mada today by Sir William chairman of the arbitration board which has bean considering for some months the price to be paid for the As to the costs of arbitration each party to the arbitration will bear Its own With the ex ception of the cost of evi dence and the clerical which willbe borne the government in any As the act of parliament taking over the road provided only to pay for the the status of the extra award ed by the arbitration commission is not quite understood The decision of the commission was HOPED FOR BIG SUM I May have not received the Sir William former president of the when asked his opinion of the stages of the argunffnt before the commission Osgoode Sir pressqd jirbltra t6rs would the stock bstween forty and fifty million i LloydGeorge Says American Help Not Effective On Eve of Big Attack May are on tho of great German Bftid Premier Lloyd George in an ad dress delivered here today on receiv Jng the freedom of the who know bestwhat prospects are most confident about the re i Speaking of the time necessary for tho United States to vprepare for full preparation in the the premier uaid after all her Am erica at the present timo did not have what was equivalent to onefifth ot the lighting strength which the enemy had received owing to the collapse of RUB He added that it look time to train and equip and that American help could not be reckoned for some Optimistic TJhe premiers statements about the eubmarino situation were mopt optim He said that the output of shipping for the first time exceeded Hlndenburg Wilson For the as well as for next few weeks will be a race between Hindenburg and President said Lloyd Tlui Hermans are straining muscle to reach the goal on the eve of Am erican help becoming a help for tho I can honestly the premier that the government has neglected no possible meann of find ing out whether there IB any honor able outlet out of this its horrors pnd Lloyd George was received with great the people rising and cheering again and Lloyd George auid he felt hap pier than any other timo during the war over tho prospects of making the most effective use of the whole forces of the SIT IN May board of railway commissioners will hold aev erul sittlngsvin Western Canada next On they will meet at to a number of A large number of cases are listed fur hearing at Vancouver on June iho meeting at Calgary iP Have Supreme Mastery in Air and Enemy Able To Do Little FORCE GERMANS TO REMAIN WELL IN REAR OF LINES May Ger man artillery was increasingly aetlvf last night on ths western aide of the Uya salient in Flan In the neighborhood of the war office an nounced The district east of Bethune was again subjected gas The Brit ish captured numerous prisoners and two machine guns In raiding British With the British Army In May the Associated Although the lull in Infantry fighting still continues along the there has been intensified activity on the part of tho services in the last week and the British have shown themselves master of the Yesterday and today were not suit able for aerial but the previous days of fine weather brought out the aviators in Numerous enemy raids have been conducted over British but for the most part the British airmen have forced the Germans to remain well In the rear of their The fighting has been taking place further and further eastward under the Brit ish observation and Machines hare beeir ableHo work with little for long dis tances back of the enemy On Tuesday and Wednes British plants constantly be Bleging the eiwtty with of umploaiveg on military objectives by relays of ma chines which were worked day and Numerous projected German air raids nlppetT lu the thy British swarmed the hostile airdromes and dumped their cargoes of bombs just as the enemy were get ting ready to start THE ONLY KIND OF PEACE THAT COUNTRY New York Aft i TP H British Troopship Sunk Historic Document Signed Which Brings Them Into t Closer Relations May tjte Associated The mUluiry agreement with Chinahas sign Being military in it is not likely the detailswill be antuinc although it was arranged partic ularly to meet the contingency of ponsible military action in Hopes are entertained that it will be the forerunner of a permanent rapproachment with China there it ia regarded as of great hhUor ical Efforts will be tinued to prepare for a financial and economic regarding the development of China and gener ally for the broad coopera tion of the nations in the The present accord between China and Japan is attributed to the non oppressive and insistent tactfulness of Premier Count It is the first fruits of his when he assumed the in that Japan and China have a common world 78 SPANISH MERCHANTMEN HAVE BEEN SUNK May Spanish merchdntuien have been sunk by German Record Ing to ti list printed by the In a discussion ot what Spain bia suf fered since the beginning oftin sub marine The f of has heaviest Individual Com been the TAKE8 IT May carrier busi ness the Pullman Company lias been taken over by the Government and will become u part of rail way system under gQvernniqni according to an announcement today by Cllve vice presi dent pf the company May The Bomiet affair was reeved yesterday by the arrest at In SoutUtro of Fernand ejjjtor of u Barcelona paper cajlel tt is has baen fjuan cut by the German Har May than quarter of an hour after the Brit ish armed troopship with American troops on had been torpedoed off the South coast of England on Thurs day virtually every man had gone over the side of the ves sel into the life Edwin and Clyde Boaley of North leaped from the and Were Had it not been for this the which are given as fiftysix American would have been confined to ed by explosion of the The Bosley brothers were on guard when the ship was There was a sharp and they evidently believed she was turn ing Search was made for them after they jumped over Account of Sinking Captain an American in fantry who was on board the gave Daily Telegraph rep resentative this account of the sink ing The ship was struck just forward of the engines on the port All the in thoir inrfiks sleep ing in There was a loud explosion and then the ships which was a sig nal for everybWy to come on The men hadJbeen assigned to par ticularboats boat drill had been held every Tho men assembled In Their discipline die best I The Moldavia listed to but righted hers ell and ran m for about fifteen minutes to avoid being hit Then she began to sink stead given o lower the boats nnd and we jot Destroyeraihad been circling around us all the time and as soon as the Moldavia struck they dropped several Xo second tor pedo was and we saw nothing of the remained in the lifeboats the ship when we weife on board the destroy soon as he men got aboard the boats and they began laughing and and when the ship sank they gave Of the 54 miss two are oprporal and the others 1 believe were killed by the Many Items of Estimates Pass ed at Last Conference May rogued shortlyafter Con siderable uncertainty prevailed as to tlip possibility of finishing the busi ness still before the House until a late hour last night and times it looked as if the ceremony would have to be Estimates passed at the evening sitting yesterday included over one hundred amounting many miljions of They provoked considerable amount of discussion and members had to be appealed to limjit their if prorogation was to take The Imperial The said Sir George FOB had selected to accompany him to England Arthur and It was not known how long the conference would The Pre mier would stay as a timo and the three other minis ters would also get through all After their return it was pos sible that the Minister of Militia arid the Minister of Naval said Sir was cast at the and that would be registered by the At the black rod uummoneV the commons to the senate chamber Whore His the Governor gave royal assent to bills and the session DOUBLE FORCE May American for ces in Franco will be doubled by mjd the number Secretary of Wut Baker announced as having been sent and by the end of 1918 they will be three timea said Andre French in a statement issued to the French people on his arrival from the United States Secretary Haker announced the other day that more than Americans had already been sent to WEATHER AIRMAN May Reuters Ottawa Don of the Hoyal Air belonging to wus acciden tally killeij neul j Sam of On recently t returned from met his death this morn ing the Ross the Royal Victoria by Juniplng from a second storey window and falling to the con crete pavement The nurse who his room a few minutes previously reports he showed no signs of mental ab berstisn and talked intelli gently to He was dressing to go out for a drive which had been arranged by the Sam who went to Ftance In in command of the 116th was Horn in the County of March and was iducateH at He took his lawyers degree Os and was town solicitor for Ux buldge for ten He was cycled to the Commons for North Ontario in d Germans and Sinn Feiners Worked Hand in Hand Since Beginning of War to Foment Rebellion in Ireland OverHoliday Bulletins SUCCESSFULLY BLOCKED May failed in to blow up the two concrete laden ships sunk in the rntrance Into 55eebrugge channel at GorniBiiB arrr cngugoil in away the plcra in an attempt to out flajik tho Photographs falcon three clays ago by British naval ulrmun show this and they also show how completely the canal entrance has been TOTAL INVALIDS May million of Russian war prisoners held j in Germany and AustriaHungary are total v DEFEND PARIS May American escaj tltille Composed of aviators chosen from among the best American pilots in the future will help to defend Paris against enemy air Offer of HIM was made spontaneously by the chief of the American aviation service and accepted by the French government through minister of avia May speculation i has been aroused in Tolclo over the dej parture of the Swed ish minister and fourteen Swedish according to a des patch from the Japanese capital to the j Daily Express dated Alle gations of unneutral conduct by the ministers are freely GOING TO JAPAN May mission headed by Prince Arthur of Connaught the state department announced j is way to U will come to Washington to call on President Wil1 Great Britani and United States Have Evidence of How Bern storff Directed With Irish Com rnlttee in Evidence Now Possessed But Which Cannot Be May fton fuifo in leas a month has grown to nearly bids fair to becomeone of most important factors in devMoimlent of tho in ternal ITALIAN FOOD May Italian food min istry is created under a decree prom ulgated SEVERE DEFEAT May the Associated ia officially re ported In the newspapers that Soviet troops Tiavo inflicted a severe defeat on General Aerienoffs troops which were advancing from Manchuria to wards Irkutsk and prevented them from taking The transSiberian railway is operating uninterruptedly between Irkutsk and Vladivostok by the Amur River HUN ADVANCE May large German force is twentyfive miles of KurskA in the DnieperDon about miles southwest of says an Exchange Telegraph despatch from X RAISE WAGES May rais ing tho wages of railway employees and giving them pay i from 1 at the new rates were prej pared yesterday by Director General McAdoo and sent tfj the to be issued within a few May evi dence than that disclosed in the British official statement of tfrt close connection between the Irish Sinn Fein and German Influence is in the hands of the British and American governments it was stat ed officially here Arrests be made soon in the country and possibly additional arrests In May Via Reuters tiiwu untiring efj forts to foment revolution in Ireland I with the aid of Mm Sinn Fein arc laid j in a statement from the Official Press reviewing this phase of the Irish political situation since the beginning of the After the rebellion of Easter plans were made for a revolt in but tins miscarried because of Anieficurf entry into the wur and j Germanys inability to send troops toj An in Ireland wns I planned for this year after the Gerj man offensive in the west had been I started and when Great would be stripped Concerning the recent arrests in the statement says and for obvious reasons cannot be disclosed nt this nor can tho means of communication be tween Germany aud Criminal One phase of Lvery plan called for the establishment of submarines in In the connection it was added no other course was open to the if useless blood shed was to be avoided and its duties to Us allies but to intern the authors and abettorsot the criminal Statement The statement follows The rev in Ireland which culminated in tho arrest eraWenumber of consisted of two cldselyrelated series of ifttoriipts German government lion in Ireland prepara tions made in Ireland to carry these attempts into The story ot actual connection between leaders Q0 the Sinn Fein movement and the Ger mans as disclosed by documents in possession of the British government fails into two prior to and the period since the abortive Irish rebellion of events of the first period can be in some detai but the second concerns recent events permits of no more than a summary as a full statement of the facts and documents in possession of the government would disclose the names of persons who stood by the government and also the v channels of communication through which the German govern ment was acting and which it would not be in tho public interest to reveal at Started Early The story begins early in the war aa November when Ilerr Zimmerman transmitted through Count Von Bernstorff n message from Casement lutor captured in Ireland and executed asking that a native born American if be sent to Ireland with word that everything was is Fie MEXICO BREAKS WITH CUBA NOW Mexico May hat severed diplomatic relations with This was learned off i daily late today after a report the Mexican charge cjaffairs at Havana and the Cuban minis here had recalled from theirrtcpectlve potU had confirmed at the foreign recall of the Mexican preMntative to Cuba and the pending for an Indefinite Urm of thf of iv new tritivt IB explained is due to the fact of the war in Ctiba is invelucd that Great Britain obliged to dictate which affect Mexico in Special to the IToraM May Brown and Thomas the two men arrest ed yesterday morning near were fined and costs for having liquor in their possession con to the and an additional for driving an automobile without u with loss of tho liquor will make the lesson expensive enough to remembered by HAVE May Finnish flovoiJiniein has resigned us a result of appointment of Former Pre mier 5Svlnhutvnd astemporary dic a member of the old Finnish party and a former Hen been askod by Xvinhuf vuu tb form a May returned to Port today bringing reports that thirteen German sail ore had been sentenced to death two to Imprisonment for 20 years by a German court maijtial for attempted treason in connec tion with the recent British naval raids against the German sub marine bases at Ottend and Zee Trrase reports are based on information said to have come from BRITAIN TO HONOR EMPEROR JAPAN CRUSH IN8URRECTIQN V May German commanuer in Ukraine a fnes saga from a Reuter tym immediately a call for assistance is made by ieu ural Skouropadski reinforce ments will be sent to crush auy May Arthur of first cousin of King George gf who Is on a special mission King to arrived In Wash ington yasttrday and paid of coutfwy Prwidtnt The Prince is going ToMo to the Emperor with the baton of a fisld HAS May Manner commander iu chief of tho Fin nlafr White has refllgned be cause of the pjtiu of the Flnnisli Con pervatlves to invade the Russian Province of according to an Telegraph despatch Hn was to carry no letter for fear Casement also asked that aa Irish priest should be sent to Get many with thy assistance of the in Norway work in prison ramps to corrupt Irish prison ers of This priest was a certain Father John an Ameri can citizen of Irish HR reach ed Germany safely and we find transmitted messages to According to a report Von Papcn German military attarhn In Washington dated verbal assurances were sent In re sponse to Casements request that an excellent impression had been pro duced in In the beginning oC tlin plot ripened and on Fehru iiry r of that Count Von Born storff sent to a covering address in Kotterdam dispatch signed with the name of pnu ot his principal American Feared Arrest dispatch included an extract from the report of John head to the effect that actionin Ireland could not be post poned much longer since he feared the arrest of the If had been he to begin action Saturday and he urged that armsand munitions be in Limerick by that Later in the same Von following bis usual prac attached to to passed by the American government a note fixing Saturday for the rising and urging the dispatch mun itions in On March Von Jagow German foreign minister re plied that the arms would be landed in Tralee Bay and asked necessary arrangements bemado inS Ireland through On March Von BernBtbrff replied that the Irish agreed ind ing scntto Ifelandby Sent a Code The next day Von BernstorK tele graphed the code to betWeeu tho Germans and rebels while ho arms wore in transit and explained that a submarine might safely enfer Bay and go as far as Pigeon House withoutencountering On March Von replied Ihabthe arms would be sent and a special code word would be used every night as the introduction to tho German wireless press In a message Von Bernstorff to Ber1 lin the Germans were assured thatv thorn w3re numerous private wireless receiving stations in On April IS and urgent mess ages were sent from America to Ber lin fixing the delivery of arms for the evening of pressing for the landing of German troops and asking for an air raid on England and a attack on the Ejngllsh The attacks actually took place between April 24 and It Vasdeclared to ho the hope of the their German andAm erican friends to blockade Irish ports against England ahd establish bases iu Ireland for German The broke out a day later than on Eaater April 24 but as the world is German support miscarried it end ed In complete report of the royal the rebel lion in Ireland states It ia now a matter of common not oriety that the Irish volunteers had been in communication witn the auth orities in Germany andwere for u time known to have been sup plied witli money through IrishAm crlcaii This was stated in public by John former president of the Sinn on Novem ber It was suspected lone before the1 outbreak that some of the money came from German A v Clearest Proof The evidenceon this subject In possession of thevBritishgovernment provides the proof of ft It became clear soon after tho rising that the Sinn Fein leaders again were asking Germany for On there was a message from Berlin to Washington referring to A259 of May 6 a message whick is and saying that Germany was perfectly ready to give further help If the Irish only would say what sort of help they On Von Bornstorff al ready had sent a dispatch giving an account of the rebellion as far as his information went und stating that one thousand pounds hjid been provided for tho defense of On July 25 lie sent d long message giving further news from Ireland and ing that thework of reorganizing rebels was juakiug good progress and that their lackot money had been remedied by On September 6 in a dispatch to Berlin ho enclosed a memorandum from u parson ealled The Irish Rev Director Resident in America which contained detailed for a rash ;