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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 29, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta x. ALIUSKTA. TUKSDAY, A1AY 20, 1917 XUSIHKK 1J2 APPEALS FOR PEACEFUL DEMONSTRATIONS Montreal. May Murtln Issued a proclamation v today advising citizens ILJ avoid violence of any kind lu con-. nectlOD with Hi el i- opposition lo to user I lit I on. urged that unv deni oust rat Ions should be v of a peaceful and law-abiding v character. 4- Anii -GomrriplionlKlK Start tolnviulc Capital' inul Soldiers Slarl to Mod Them, lliii Are Turned liiu'k. Toronto, .May Arcliam- bault, sp'olcc briefly al the anU-uoii- Hcrlptlon gathering" last ,ulRlil at Uie city hall square In Hull.' Ho express- ed belief that llic outcome of the couscriiulon debate in parliament would be an election" or referendum. Tlic mayor expressed bis opinion, thai iiUlinugh lie liliUBcIt vi'afl a Conscrva- llve In polities the measure should he defeated. E. Ii. Devlin, Liberal M. for Hie County ol NYrlghl, lohl his Hull aud- ience thai the compulsory measure Roulil never bo enforced without llic cousenl of llio people. He begged audience for tlio sake of Ihe honor BinJ the dignity of llicir province to confine llicir dcniDnslrallon lo their own city and abandon their Intention In eroLis llic river Into Ottawa. Mr. Devlin declared ho would resign lite Epat In parliament If tlio conscrip- tion measure went through without n referendum. Dr. J. K. Lafonlainp, MFD counselled against crossing to Ottawa, RS did other speakers and antt-conscrlptionlsts contented them- selves wllh making a tour of the prln- cinnl streets of the city of Hull to the disappointment of laryc crowds which liatl lined Ollawa streels for orcr U'o liours awaiting (lie apnear- nncc of the parade. A mob of nhoul 700 started In direction of Hull Irom Ottawa.'but Cnplain MacPiier- eon, president of Ihe Ottawa branch ot the GresiL Veterans" Associa- tion persuaded them to turn raying that If llic Hull panidcrs did coma a "hot reception, was awailKiE. them." Lbrj Opinion. OUawa, May Shaugh- or tlie Canadian' Pac- iclf declined when Inter- viewed- to express pi1 parlia- ment has fully considered the matter and doubt it -Is urgently necessary! lo enlist n. suffic- ient number of inon to make tor tlie wastage in our Caiiadiaii battalions overseas and tho attitude of our Can- adian people since the outbreak of 1lie war [nrnlEhcdi. ground for the j conviction that they would wish'to I liava these men piovidcd by Eome i process." i "It Ihc requisite number of men of military ago antl fitness, recognizing their duly, would join the colors vol- untarily, there would necessity for legislation." ''Selective conscrinlloA-'is' suggest-' cd as an alternative, liul as that con- Icmpl compulsory military service it becomes Ihc most serious form of legislation that .parliament, has ever hail occasion lo deal .with. The sug- gestion of compulsory service overseas will be obnoxious'lo a great many lidople In different sections of tlto them legislation to drill B It ts most nn- uitil mrtv cause ncnicd public protests P. (gallon of a serious character. Out pi' this might grow a situation that would be moat deplor- able, because Canada's splendid con- tribution to Britain nnd her allies In the war would he neutralized to an important extent if Iho enemy could point to Canada ag a house divided against, "SIMcsmen of the country, and all good citizens should unselfishly co- operate lo promote-a .proper unclcr- alBmllng. ami Rood feeling between the different sections of ihc country and, lo'.prevent-tlic1 creation of an "Ulster and Munstcr in our Dominion of Are Renewing Their Reaction Tendencies and Burning All the Literature JUMA CUES Alberta in (Jiveii As llXt.MH) ol' (he Sis fit it's as (ails Census Given. Italians Take Rfime, May 29, via London, May In Plava sector yciterday-drove the Aus- tro.Hungarian forces to the end cf Ihe valley net or Glosna says the official tUUmtnt issued to-' day by the. Italian war depart- ment. Since April 14. state- ment, adds Aucfo Hungarian prleoners taken gn ihc Julian front ?ro Italians also captured 36 gum, Including 13 of 'the heaviest calibre. Canucks Play Baseball in Sound of Shot and Shell British Headquarters In France, via Londou, May a Staff Correspondent Iho Associated old adage'of "all work and no hits'-Its application In Ottawa. May census aiuUuar as well as In peace. The baseball EtatlMU-s otllrc fusiicd a statement to-'season of the western front Is In full day of tho population of Alberta as whig. Under Ihe very shadowrot Vimy nhown by Ihc census of Jure I. 19Iti. judge, a great game was played yes- Thc total population, Including unor- tenlay before an lill-khakl ganUed parts, Is placed at as !audicnco on a bit of baitlufleld on compared wllli 374.CCS in tSH. holes had been filled province had six clUcc, 43 (owns, and 19IC. as a roiigli 'grand.sland erected for sli ell-, ami other including five vears I0entira, H commanding the first previously. Slratlicoan ivliicli who.has bccomc aa cn. VIHBBC5 In towns oil as o separate cily in ]31I Is now iiart or tMniontoti City. Hc.l Deer city was rcportctl aa a lown in Ihe f l lan' -game ivaa between two teams elrCErad, May.'29. Tlio luiiialcs of (lie Jtussian monaa- tries Iti an excess of revolutionary .l arc demanding equal iioi with the Iny yopulillon, in- cluding votes. In order ta.prpro thctr [lluuES for tlie monks have ael ahcut cratllcaHnB all traces ol their former reactionary and nar- 92.370, the town? of 3J.224. and the tof numerous Canadian bodies and all ous census. In L3IG the ivopnlatlon two ihc cllk-s totalled 1SJ.319, ot Llie towns j As a matter of fict all leamR in wlial of the Tillages 16.SS9. while railed the World War League the cities had a population of are now composed of representatives tlculai RnlUseinltlc activities, dedtroy- Ing tliRlr store of anti-Liberal and program literalurc, which was lo them uy the police "security villages of The following statement gives players arc anxiously awaiting the 1 of American forces to arrange 1D1C and 1911 (lie population of (he-for an Inter-league s profintc by elui-loral districts .nnd j -The second'Canadian brigade heal now abolished. The I cities. The population nf ihc electoral; ihc third 7 to 1. The second brigade monks of richest. anil most famous monastery, Troitsu- Lavrs. near liloscoiv, which Is historic oiving to liaving vrUhsiooil Uvo sieges by I'olish annics In the seventeenth century, natlc bonfires last week- of reactionary pamphlets In' the niouas- lery courtyard. Father Superior of sroiv monastery of, I'assfon, conJemneil nil anlocrallst propaganda literature. Still greater revolution- ary enlhusiaEin, real or feined, had been displayed hi. Kiev, the celebrat- ed Pcslchcra1 monastery. In calu- conibs of which repose (he bones or hundreds of Hie saints ot the orth- odox church. Tlifs monaslery (s par- ticularly notorious for-the'progainlSt agllatlbn- lq which :1L look an active jmrt' for Uie pfoaecullbn of Hie Jew Ueilis for ritual murders. .llonaslerj- vfvulliorllies strictly forbid- Jeh- the" reacllonaTy; committee of ,_ jlormed CAPTIIA Paris, Hay French have captured the German; post ilorlii ot Vaichcrauville In HID Verdun recording t j the official' announce- ment issued by the war. office this morning. Two German attacks in tho region of Ilurlesbcs on ,tho Cham- pagne front were repulsed, tiermaiig attacked .after a violent bombard- ment, district as compared wiih tSll Is as follows: Dalllc Itivcr now" Hlver had a Kreat left handed pitcher whose 191G 191J ilcllrery Iho (hlrd brigade ban cries could not solve at all, The Ihlrd brig atlc team also had a box man who for merly played with Ottawa lu the Can- ullan loaguo. Tho catcher was unable to hold his deffvcry weft and this accounted for many of the rung scored by the win- ning side. The game u-as remarkably freo from errors, considering the illainon'l on k nas played. All had heen t from America, Including Iiaae- balls. As a side show It was possible from tho grandstand to'sec an occas- ional German shell dropping halt a 118 OFFICIALS DEW fflE President While Orders Men Buck to Work But Executive Here Orders Tlieni lo Remain Situation More Serious Than ut Any 1'revious International Will Black-, hall District 18 for Defiance of Orders. President Jnlm r. White of the In- ternational United Mine Workers of America from his oHice at Indianapolis last night wired til! local unions in District No. 18. ordering that vrork he resumed at onto. The district executive of District IS thereupon notined all local un- ions throughout the ilistrlct lo disre- gard the orders of International Presl- or so aivay. Afrplanes ivcrc (rang. ,cnt WMle am, lo on ng overhead tut assuming ihem to he friendly none looked Ihclr nay ciceul when n lly hall happcneJ to be hit. There was typical rooting by Canad- ians and Americans among the khaki clad spectators and much" wagering on the game. One subaltern bet enough, ho said, lo pay his eipenses for three weeks' leave In Paris, but he chose Ihe wrong side and Ills leave was In- dcfinitely iwstponeil, Games arc play. ed twice a week in this strangest of all baseball leagues. Calgary Kast Calgary West EdmunLun East Edmonton West Macleod Medicine Jlat lied Deer...... Siratchona...... Victoria........ F'drnonlon...... 27.301 33.103 40.323 30.023 50.03S HOLIDAY FOR CANADIANS London, May Cana- dian troops In England will Sl.oGJi celebrate Dominion Day. Mon- 30.773 J A day, Julv 2, wHh a complete 24.697 fr 41.GS4 3S.040 43.332 Medicine Hat Heil Deer 1D1E 5C.5H 3J3S S.050 3.272 5.GOS 2.21S Wataskiwi'n '...''_ 2.Q4S Lethbrldge'e Population population at the pres- ent lime'is That.'al tho estimate contained in the new Is- sue ol llic Henderson directory of Lcthbridge fov 1917 which is being is- sued today. The company arimilfi it Is no more than an estimate, anil that it 19 not R census. The publishers express llieir pleasure at Ihc stability of Lcthbridge as shown In the Tfiy she has maintained her population In splto of this, the third year The population of Lethbridge as de- termined in the 191G police census.was including the at Ihc front. The directory shows I.clhbridge with sonic 2600 men-in the fighting forces. The number of school children Is given'as 2100. This Is the fUlh la- sue of Henderson's directory for briilgc. and it is complete, o.nd ujf-lo- dalG in p.vcry particular. mmmm Zurich; -Switzerland, yia' .London, wire- less official 'telegram from IludapfEl saye the Emperor Charles has appointed Count Julius AndraBsy s premier ol Iluneary. teen a vacancy In the iungarlaii prcnilershin since May 23. Count Tisia, Auslro- man" and leader of tie proVGerman parlyjn the monarchy esipned. Differences wilb the throne iver franchise reforms was assigned s the: reason for his resignation. Count.- Tfsza'5 proposals ivcre under- toptlip bo narrower In scope than hose, the monarchy favored- Count Vndrassy, the former premier and on- enfof Tisza'a ministry Is regarded as an advanced Liberal. Hon. Chas. Stewart 'Enunciates the Govt. Policies at Macleod Hlc-'bc Tflnciro.'.May Thcjclz- of German' ships and adoption- of meaenres against Germany, lu collah- orallon, the Kntcnlc allies la recommended ihc diplomatic com- inlsslrfn of thi) clinmlior of deputies, to vlilcli 7iffl9 .referred the raeSsage ol ('resident llrajt-rcgnrding the tor- of Ihc- alcRmship Ttjuca. Tlic commission, decided to Eiibmlt lo congress n blU'nulliorlzlnR (ho president (o use Herman ships In llrar.lllnn ports lo provide for ihc de- fence ol Hrazlllan navigation lo rcacli nn umlcralniidliig .ulth. Iho nllics In rftgdrd to measures whlclt will nssuro Iho frcc'dpnV of foVtlgn comnlcrce, ann" to revoke ilactoog of notilrni Issued during Ihe as soon RS ylsaljlc. A Slated W4r. Hrfl7.H's tr( fcvdhfe her HccrCc of Jly l.s conalmcd hero as IKtlc IMS thnn n declaration stale o( war wllh (Jcrniftny, and A general breakdown 'of Uoininn pronflgnmlR over Hie Bonlheni conllncri. Unoff advices say fnftl Chill will, en dorse tinrt, perhaps -Jofn Dra7.ll In Germany. the (own hall lasl and who .characterized, in fit and proper terms, the class of party politician who would stoop to sucli low work. Good Attendance. In spito of llic rory irol iveaDicr, lion. JTr. Stewart was greeted by a wcll-filled hall last evening, when-lie gave a very lucid explanation of gov- polJclesj wilh reference to his own detriment. lion. Mr. Stewart breathes honesty and sincerity in every, word lie utters, anil It Is his frnnk and open manner, L t "n'l wllllngriess to discuss every that even "Hontat Bob pnHSC of Ills governmcnrs policy and PatterEon, as he baa been familiarly. acUons on high lin- es Ills audience perhaps more than any characteristic of his public speech. Tliero were many women In audience And some of Uicsc fair aup- Iho ndmlnlatrattoTi were invited-to the'platform, V' Hon. Mr, Slowarl wag introduccil by u. K. J. Gardner, who p'rcck and who In a Tew words his for publicly support- Ing llic Slfion ndmlnlstratlon.Mt was nave (he .option of reverting Knln a-'monlh of arrival here, or Ihey'Viirbe relurncd lo Ctnida. Four-Ways Man .Killed An- other Wound- Man Recovers uatll other orders go out from Fgrnle, tho headquarters of this district- That IB the strike situation today nilicatlng ihal all Is chaos within tlie union. During the past ten days Interna- tional President While and his advis- ers. Frank Haves nnd William Green, have been carefully the silualJoj) in -JMolrict Xo. )S. They have been In communication with Ot- tawa, with the district executive of District Xo. IS and International Board Member llees of this .district ias been In Indianapolis. After con- sideration of the whole question and ut Ihe attempts which been made lo dale lo settle the strike, Ihe Inter- national executive has ordered that all negotiations which -have taken place so far shall be disregarded, that the miners po back ta ivork at the same wages as were being paid on March 31st. Including Ihe two war bon- uses, and that new negotiations shall start from there, the men working in Pte. Thomas Bernier of Lelbbridge, ho eulisled -with, a Sn.uiiiern Alberta Mcruntcd'regLnieiit; and who. was yts- crday has rc" oincd his'regiuient, according to word received by (n (he city. Pic. Deruier received only n slight-wound. Today's casualty lists, also conlntn .he names of several other Southern Siberians. Pte. J. Rusnworth, of Bon Island is listed as having died ol vounda. Pic. G. H. Jackson of Four Ways, near Orion "on the Foremost is listed as having been killed ii aclion. Two Mdcleod men are alsr Sheffield is listed as siDB and Pie. G. Gillen lisled yes- terday as wounded is today listed as wounded ami missing. the meantime. If the men mill do the International executive the men thai a committee'from tba headquarters of union at Indian- nbolis will vlsil District IS and will endeavor lo negotiate an agreeraeal whlcii will Rive the men here the same Increases as have granted In tho various districts in the stales. This proposed new agreement will be Fub-f nnUert to a referendum of the miners of this district. A Flat Refusal The altitude ot the local district ex- ccutlve toward the-commands of Ihc international executive is one'of-plaln refusal. International Board Member Rees Is expected lo return lo this dls-. trlcl today from Inihmapollg. He will; carrj' with him verbal instructions alorijj the same lines. H Ihen the lo- cal executive refuse lo carry out the demands ot the International, Iho cen- tral body will withdraw Its support-, from District No. 18. There will be no strike pay forthcoming- District, Xo. IS will In reality be blacklisted. In the various districts in Ihc States where new agrecmenls liave recently, been negotiated, the miners have .re-, ceivcd as high aa 20 nercent.-Increase-j In wages over those (n effect two pears ago. It Is believed a new agreement could he negotiated in (bis district on lhal basis but the men are-now: demanding 30: percent. Increase or nioro, together wilh other dcmoii'ds.' BIG EXPLOSION IN: .-Osaka, Japan, 'May 2S.--Eev- O only "persons -were killed Injured In n fie explosions and a occurred in the trie! of Osaka yesterday! damage 10 property i? e-slimat.- cd at about The whole of OeRka aind its ncjgh- v boring towns and' rlUiges "were i thrown into panic. The sound- of Iho explosions was heard for" 50 miles. ClarcEholm.. Slay- James Ottawa, May selective con- scription btll will not be introduced before. Thursday or Friday, probably president o[ the on Thursday. It is understood that.the was.nominated Saturday al the Partisan league convention at Cl.irea- liolra, a good many'farmers being pre- sent nt the meeting. J. W. Lcedy was the cliict and Messrs. Mar- shall and Covcll.: two farmers, both sputa on Ihe'carididntc's bohalf. Other meetings arc being arranged now that the riding has selected Its candidate for Ihe league. SocUlrsl In Red Ore' Red Talon, .of Dolhurno, bo'Again the Socialist candidate in Hcjl Deer fit the provin- cial election. bill is practically ready, for presenta- tion to the house, but the govcrnmcril is desirous of disusing of the budget debate hclorc olher business is lakeii H is likely, slderatlon of Tlon. Frank Oliver's lar- ifT amendmcnts will be, proceeded with nnd .a vole, taken either lonight-or. on Wednesday night- .The matter.- ot 'calilnct reconstruction, It Is believed, will go over iiniil the conscripilbrf mea- sure Is Introduced and iinlirthe de- bale much pend upon .T.'haL parlia- ment. Evidence in !Many States, and: Eleven Indictments Have Already Made' Wasliingfon, May German Infli- Bncourage rMlaUnee to registration aelectire drmfL 'un- covered in the stmtn brjhe tederil grand Jury, olraaiyliiTe liMulted in V eleven Indlclraeuts. Other the same charge in. various nultm ap--. liarenlly are r not- linkefl wllh German inHUMce, but'are beinfi investigated.- In Teiii the cue, ao--. cording to official annoiuicemeiit .by the department at justice prganfutfon was formed some lime ago, ostensibly for (fie purpose of co operative baying. Its memljcrs were required 'to.Uke a secret oalh 'anci soon afteKthe'cnact- nent ol draft law- Ibe ofR. dai "A atroug German influence succeed- cd in inducing, the, uni Its efforts lo combatting conscrip-- Growing Under Most J] Favorable Weather Conditibris London, Mar hoipl- ttt. thlp Clover.'Citils hai.been and iunk', It Ii announc- ed officially.' 'The-BrHtsh armerf mcrvhanUruiHr Hllirlty ilto beep torperfoed and funk. The Brf- Ibh dtftrorer hn been sunk af- Ur ulllilon. MARKFTS Apot 240 Local track wheat 214 October Local oati May, hljh WEATHER rilr and Ttie reports rccclTcd 'Irom varioys sections of SmUhe'rn Albtrln the Herald Indicate very crop RETLAW condllloirs. la showing ahovc ground, ant', weather contll- lions and." (rcqucnf. sliowcvs --.make Ideal. Tho following reports liavo hcen received: pRAS3V LAKE, Grassy 'UkoiV.yftV. 'cath'er Jias-prcvalltrt during (he.pAsl weefc. A Itw llghl sliovvcry of rain w whtcli vena nccdM lo help growth of and tho Wartn anhahlne UiaL follow- ed, spJendld 'growing wcalhcr for the cropi jhal'arc sown. Our farmery arc utlll busy ss' In starting tho laic grains, .bul so tar this, vicinity lias DO Yool- ..Ilclliw. May Wheat. seeding is 90 per cent, comiitcted and half of tho seeded area Is up ant) lias been mak Ing fine gvowlh since the fains. Sonic uals.havc hcch .anil nlso pome n.ix. io .bG Eccilcil tills year will be laricr. thali In any year licforo. wheat late as .11 Is, altliongh from now on the grcalei1 nuhibcr of farm- ers trill sect! oslfi And tlux, ot which there win be a good acreage. Thn grain' la shWini; iveJJ above Ihe ground In fnosl (Coldf. covering the Ebl't wlth-a.rJcIilcOal ol green, ISLAND. How grain In In; dsl- herie- to crops sown. all.seeding being sura of n gontl oven start. FOREMOST .Poromosi.. May are splendid Tor a sproutfng crop tills vlclnlly I very. fast and lha germination cxccedlng ly pood, And while In fOr'meT years the grain came' lin In patches this year It Is coming .'very Hie wheat la rsovn nnd .hloil. ot (he oats, beta planted anlccJU sliower Hi lut because (he weather conditions which prevail are fdcal for grain to reach fnlo Ihe'grountl J ihoi-oughly roolctiI laS- on above ilonllnc'out process coming appsrendy. 'and. Is optimistic: There aro some'fe.w pcf- sons who would like more. thc appointed ,to perform (be rejlatra- In Eome western cities are an, effort afoot to defeat registration, but, the department ot uetlce, iL.waa officially announced, Is utly prepared to deal .with the offend- era under I hi; and the Aiding espionage.hill. Scattered over the country are a'por- efforts to Interfere" with refit- :rallonr hul officials.here dn not be.' Ijeve they aro connected. The Texas case. In which Genmn Influence Is clearly established, 'and the arrest of the Iwo nien In" western Virginia arc most coniplcu-V bus Instances. liam J. Pnlpps, both V Known In the ;feud .v "region, arc ]n Jail at Hoanoltc and gov- crnmcnt agents, say they, havo cona-.; ple'le cvldeace lo sliow they plotted; j organized 'resistance !.q draft as well RS wholesale attach upon the landetl r-l- people of the vicinity whose "properly i Ihey Intended lo dlvfdc Ihcmselvig. reglalrallOh day draws j department ot Justice and other a Ren- clcs of the 'government nre careiully TvatchinK lor evlflencea ol lo tho law And art prepared (o wllh Ihem promptly. jJ MUM i .en Bow Isia'nii, Miy sid ,y, rfg received t deilli in action of worth ami tht whole coiritnmltyl (ends r-L little h'nilhr Uto'losJAtba jit i ;