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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 2, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta K. AlJ.iKKTA. FHHUY. NOVEMBER 2, 1917 NUMBER 27-1' ALLIES PREPARE FOR COUNTER-DRIVE ON ITALIAN FRONT ill KILL 3 OF Madrid. Nov. Al- t' fonso today entrusted Marquis .Manuel Gnrcla Prlelo with the laikot forming a coalition cab- liiet on the widest possible basts, Tho niarquls on sovernl occasions has held portfolios In the Spanish cabinets and was premier from April until Juue of the present year. 4 o Another Outbreak Reported in the German Navy Two Ships Affected London, Nov. otflcera and 't number of sailors of German navy were killed In "another" mutiny al Kiel early In September, according to n despatch from Amsterdam to the Dally Express, which claims lo have authentic details. Tho outbreak oc- curred aboard Ihe battleships Kron Trlui and Schleswlg-Holsleln and started when the men revolted against being dratted inlo the submarine scr vice. The sailors of the Kron Prim threw Admiral Schmidt overbJard and stau bed ami threw Lieut. Raul, and "an other officer. A batllo oo Iho ship's dert-s between the officers and sailors followed Three officers anil a number of were killed. Similar scene's occurred on Iho Sclileswig-Holsteiil. Admiral Schmidt was rescued bu It was necessary for him to leave Kiel All the surviving mutineers were ar rested.' .The battleship Kron Prinz displace: tons and was built In 131C. He compliment.Is men. The Settles-j.' wlg-Holslcln measures tons: Sue f carries 729 men. Ylye-Admlfal. Von Candle, minister of marine, pnuounccd In the relchslag on October S Iho discovery ot a idol In ..Ihe 'German navy. Dc- Bpatchcs from Amsterdam reported that, .the crews of. four battleships of the fleet bad taken part in o m'ullnous'oulbreak shot whllft. heavy Eeatcuce's ,wcra im- on'lho others: Tnls.'cutbreak .was. J.a_vfl. occurred, abqa Beiiteraber. -Adin'lrarCnpel.le; accused. (he, Daillcai: Socialist deputies of laV- Jng part In lovernmfnt iias not taken any-; against ino members of the i STILL ANOTHER ATTEMPT HEAD MS IK RUSSIA WAR-WORN BUT NOT BY ANY MEANS OUT OF FIGHT Allied (xoveriinieiits Have Faith in llusshi and Her Kcrcnsky Says "Have Pat- ience, We Arc Only a Young Gives Most Kiicoiiraging-Statement of Situation. Waiils All Veletans lo Support Candidates Who Are for Winning War Ottawa, Nov. In a letter lo oil tho branch secretaries of the Great War Veterans Association and mado public today. Acting President J. K. ShBiinahEin calls upon all members of the association to unite In support of wln-the-war candidates. In every can- British Air lien Creating Havoc lo Military Establishments in Bavaria London, Nov. munitions factories In Bavarll have been attack- ed by Drlllsh airplanes, nn olfldal slBUmcnt Issued last nlghl says. llrit- Isli airmen also dropped bomb's on German billets and airdromes behind the lines In Flanders. Tlie slalcmenl reads: "On Wednes uay advantage was laKen of the change In Iho weather" and both our own and enemy airplanes were In1 the air all nay. The visibility was uot' uuumunji Xovf of State Lansing touaV authorized the statement that ncljber on ihc basis of njany oHicial adTJccs to the gov- nor OD basis of Vretnler KerenskT's statBiriept. could It be said that Jt'jssla to quit the war.. The. government, he said, de- piored conslructlobi to Ihc contrary. While Premier Kerensfcv's remark- ablu 4latonieil.-pf Russia's situation creitcd a profound" sensatlcn among American offlclalsi'nnd amons tlie allied ____ _._iplomat5-Jcre, they note with conlideactf'Ms emphasis that Russia Is not conflict, how- ever be. In 'entente klliedgllploniitic circles in Kercnslij-'s slateinent a dUcour- slfould be made to secure Lhc election of a candidate vrno places conscription nnd Ilia successful prosccullon of (he war as the primary Items IQ his plat- form. Sir Wilfrid >tr. Shana- ban, not having up to tbc.presenUI tuli- tn-r nrtlllnrv hill ft London. Xov. minor opera- tions yesterday evening the British fitightly iinprorccl their poslilona fioulh and west of Passcht'ndaclo and Etnjlhcaat of Pbelcapcllo, Uie war of- fice Prisoners wore la.lt- en. w. _ Ten Planes Brouflht Down. forls; Jfor. German alr- plnnea were brought down joslcrdny our machines and many photo- graphs were taken- "Our airplanes also co-operntcil suc- cessfully In a raid carried out by our Infantry yesterday nftcrnoon north- east of Loos, reported iu last night's several thou- niacliino and dropping bombs on hostile troops In the communication trenches. "During the day live tons of bombs were dropped by us on Roulcrs caus- ing fires nnd explosions and on many hoslllo billets. Al night a further 2 1-2 tons were dropped on airdromes.in the neighborhood of Courlral, the. air- drome at. Gontrode and on the stations at Routers, Thouroutfand Courlrai. Two trains wore attacked from a' low height' One of them was derailed end the oilier was destroy- ed 'completely. The enemy aircraft Petrograd, Nov. peace for- was more active.ind aggressive than mula of the soldiers'.'and Turkmen's i (or. some days attacking our artillery liitn. Therefore, members of tho Grcal In fact, It yas slated that the allies lully realized Russia's condit- ion ns be seta 'It qut, and have made Iholr plans- to' meet those conditions. The great conference about to lake place in Eurppc will deal more sp9clflcally with Uic military situa- tion vthich lias, j-esultcu from the abandonment' bf Hussia's offensive caroiialgn' and it'; Jj .hoped .tbp.t during the winter, with hitter opportunities lo reorganize. tlie', Russian army and willi such, munitions nnd military niateflaVVas can ua sent inlo Russia" from America nnd from Japan by tho Hallway, the nrmy will be lo under- take ngkln.tbe, 'offensive In tte sprlag. It was' said is clearly under- stood among -the; entente allies "Gott Mit Uns" would continue in the war lo estb- tsh ihai fact. From every respons- kle party lu Russia escepi the ci- :rcnie nolsbevlkl element, has comfl ibe most pronounced declaration thai Russia would never consent lo make a separate peace and abandon icr allies. l.ast night's rcuorls from Pelrograd Indicate Ihc defeat of Ihe Uolshcviki party at Iho polls and tbe practical destruction ot their influence upon tho Russian indication of the steady growth, of Kerenshy's position.- Tho premier himself has repeatedly repudiated the idea of "a separate peace aul the conclusion by officials and-diplomats here is thst purpose of his statement was to enrphaslze the. need- of ample supplies of money and material to strengthen liis hand. Premier's' Statement. Pclrograd., Kov. is worn out by the strain of (he war and must have help, Premier Kcrensky told the Associated Press. He said that Russia claims as her right ,tliat Hie other nlllcs should sbculder the burden which sho lias home. Russia, the premier declared, tins been figlillng eighteen months lon- ger thau England'and llussla has fought her. battles alone and is fight- ing alone. The world must not lose faith In the Russian revolution because It Is wlu Amsterdam, Nov. dispatch says that Emperor Will- lam has telegraphed to Gen. Von Buelovir, commanding the troops on the Italian front, congraluU- Aliens for his successes against Italy, saying: "Our faithless former ally has experienced what German strength and German wrath can accomplish. With me, the father- land thanks its Incomparable sons. Forward with God.1' and French Will Optimistic Statement of the Situation IETREAT HAS BEEN WELL PROTECTED ullra-radicil criticized I democrats. lie; declared thai Ihe plan of. the worKmen'i and soldiers' delegate? to. send M. Skobc- Icff, former minister of. labor to Paris for- the conferenceVot'lhe illlea was nonsense, Inasmuch is the peace gram of- the delegates' wasjln conflict wilh Lhe Ideis eiprewed by the .Rus- sian foreign mloUler, M, Terwtch- cnko. Jules' Canibori; general fcecre- lary lo Uie French foreign ministry, announced recently "ttat the 'allies would not permit M..SkqbeleH to take part in Ihe Paris conference. Prof, Lhc program 'Boldlera1. and work- men's tlelcgalos an partly. Utopian, partly In the interest ol Germany. His racolvcfl.'.oaS protests; from the Radlcnls .whereupon" the speaker qualified his- remnrk, caring thai doubtless those Ideas. -were proposed "Today another successful raulswas carried out into Germany. The muni tlons at Kaiserlauter (about 40 miles wesl of Mannheim) was at- tached-by two Efoups_ot six .machfn.es each- Cloudyv weather impeded the accurate dropping of bombs. One group encountered enemy defending scouts and brought one of (hem All our machines returned safely." hy the French or compelled lo land In by- persons not understand damaged condition, the war ollico Ihoir algnlticanse. .lie. lalfl that de- nnnounces. The artillery continues mands ot Hie as_ contained on tho Alsns front, Counter attacks nt several itolnLs were repulsed. The communication follows: "Norllr of the Alsno Ihcrp was in- termittent crtlllery. fighting. We dls- jiersed enemy detachments which nt- lemptcd to anproacli our lines In tlie region of Clievreiix. "Enemy attacks on our small posts In Ihe Instructions given to Icff, fell Into three categories.. First, Ihoso of a general pacifist- nature, with which he airracd; sf.conil, those mirroring the Stockholm or the Dutch and Scandinavian. Ideas, with .which he did not BEree; third, Ideaa belong- ing solely lo tlie's'oldlers'.and work- men's delegates, which; he said, could STEEL EMPLOYEES GEt AN INCREASE at .Main Do nearinot even he discussed. In his ,opln Taliiire. and norlh of St. -Mlhlel were Ion, these were dictated without .success. I'atro! encounters on the left uaak of the Mouse enabled us to lako prisoners.. "On November'J, two German air- planes were brought down by our pilots orid.n third by our specjal can- non, Kurlherniore, seven .enemy, ma- chines were compelled to Jand In' a damaged condition. bombarding squadrons throw down many Jjnmbs .on Iho railway station al. Vulholm, the aviation ground at. DehlcsUdi, pots al rtiiffach Weperelmthal nnd the railway elation al Thlonvllle. "In reprJafll'for the bombardments of Dunkirk, seventeen'of our" aip pianos dropped.. kUprrftms projectiles oh the town of' Offonbnre In Iho Grand Jfnchy of Bnd.en." PEACE LEAGUE IS SUPi'OKTING A7.UES New 2. Al n meeting of the cseculUe- com m HIM of the Car- negie' fcndowraonl for Internnllonal Peace, held hare lojay, at which there present Kllhu Root, Ifcnr..1 S. frllclictl, A..P. Montague, Austin 0. n'nd Junta D. Scblt, Iho follow- dccliratlon was .iin'anlmondy nd- 'opted: "In vies- of iKfni. ovenls, crnphss- Izen by Ihe wldesprend (nlrlsuea of tho .Oerrnnn 16 s deceive grid mislead the roa'cft-lovlng people' of Iho world, Iho executive committee of the Pea'co Enniv.-monl .'unanimously iho.Cnrifcglo Knduwroent (or feacd 16 thoMoyal Ihosq. fourscs of diction that flrlill ff: Montreal, Nov.. Alexander Jertram told Iho wln-lhe-war club, in n" addrcsyUsl night, that when he ook up the work ir. connection with he manufacture ol munitions In'- Can- ida, he stipulated thnt the Domiirlpli jovcrnmcnt should not have anything o do with It; that It should be ire- ween the committee knd Ihe' war of- Ice. He said ho made a confidential enort each week lo Hie Duke of Co'ii- naught, then governor geucr.il of Can- With Li.eul.-Col. Canlley and !ol. Laffcrty, cf Ihe Quebec arsenal, he big project of shell making was aunchcil, and to .date" value ot JMO.boorjOO have been made n Canada. Ho said the coat cf an 18- :ound shell is whereas 'the first }rlcc ciuoled by the war office was 'S.55. Sydney, C.D., Nov. The Domin- ion Iron and Slee) company posted notices at the plant, yesterday, inorn In'g, reading as fqllowi: "Pffecllvc November 1, 1W7, a gen- eral averaging .-Id will bo granted jo of the Blcel plant' Ihe rate, for .common labor will 24 cenls 'pit. hour." This brings llit.to'lal Increase since January, 1816, to SS per cent. la wages ol Victoria, 11 Undcr- Elood-lhat he giving- own personal Premier BreVsler this afternoon out a, itatsrnenl announcing his lUppori of tKe union federal gov'ernmeni; ,'.Ite did he thought Ih 6 people' of disposed id give the -hew adrnlnhtra (Ion n trlil tor. the. period of ths war knd subject to the efficient direction of Canada's efforts.' This, he wai-hfi'own lltltade Thcrs wei ti'frcaSlng 'which only; a union goventmey'could and the pcoule ernrricnl" (o curry rf.achlng icoArdinco at icoArdJnco Icl al With tde co f J shi bclnK -the; en slqd Jjy.lhe great efforl she alr'eaSy.-Jiss made will not be, .ejpectedf'fArVlhe present. to riloru .Ih'ah'.hbHfon her present li' Even furlier.Inrbsds f rom- it was'TEatd'1, would uot seriously Im- pair'Russia's Kererisky's 'assertion th'at -Russia Three Thousand Naval Men to Take These Votes Oltawa, Nov.' military votes and Ihrec thousand thousand naval votes, it Is be cast In Canada in Ihe coming elcc- far as Is possible, polls every'camp, base. an economic one. No one. tlie prem- 'Barracks, rest slalion s.lilp dockyard, ii.. or aox otnor' pia-ce' where a ler nddcd, has the right lo feel disil- lusioned about it as it takes vcars lo develop a stable government.' America's'.most' useful 'way of help- ing Russia Is'In sending boots, Icalh- military 6r naval unit .may bo., found- K.xaclly how the Dominion'.will ..be organized territorially for. taking the naval and military void Has not been cr, irba and.'money-. Premier Keren- finally determined. .but.'lliD.'gjnera sky said impoJsiWe for Echeme will probably be'aipngUhese liic United States to scad troops be- ]jnes: cause.-..'lhe-.difflculUcs of transporl would Be "loo .gre'al. (Cdniinucd on Page ElcvcnJ Hurl ScKcjIey Also in (he -V- Lists" London mnidcn ef- fort of Sir Krlc Geddes, the first .lord of the admiralty, In the bouse..of commons yesterday, IE hot received wholly favorably by the newspapers 'n their editorial" comment. for his frank nnd business- like -Ir.rv !rfm tho commoners It lie said Is satisfactory and, reassuring. AiinfeclRtton Is ejpres'scd parllcu- larly of the. n4vr dlstrlbiillpri' of al- falra of the adnilrftlly. Ihc dcccntullzation nnd also the Ibiro- du'ollon of younger men. This, It Ij contended, ought to bo justified .by results, Although the Times points out luat success will depend tipon the .choice ol men. r Tha Dally Mall which has been op- posed to the political .policies of-the Mined lisls received by the Herald today show Capt. Chas. Bpuitp'ii Magrath as severely wound- ed.-' Capt. 'Nagvath is the son .of C- j A. Magrntlj, lormcr member .of the Dominion house for.this constituency. Ho over lo llie front with one of the earliest artillery units from- ami after several .months France came back lo Canada on instructional duty. Later he went to the front again ami it Is understood he was with the heavy artillery. Lieut. F. It. Scholey ol the Kilties is also listed as wounded. lie enlist- ed here, coming from Calgary iiller receiving a commission. He Is a New Brunswick man. Died, of Woundi Corp.- Gilbert Frank Lock, who'en- listed with a Calgary" battalion along .with Corp. Bruce Davles, .D.C.JI-, and many'biliera from died of wbiinds on October-lGlh. Ills father iGcbfg'e Lock lives In Bristol, England. Sapper. While, who was: taken on the slrenglh al Colefan is listed as wrjundcd. Another Sapper from the Larda aa .wounded, gassed. 'UNIONISTS IN CARIBOU Vancouver. Nov. Is slated Lautier To Visit West Nov. 2. The Free Press7 ,Ottawa "correspondent "Sir .Wllfri'di Laurier contem- plates "visiting the west in about a and.will pvob- afaly. cpeafc "at of the most important: polntE. His manifesto lo the be made pub- lic In Monday morning's papers." For the mililarj- presiding officer, will be naDieS.'ln mlll- .._ will in. turn" presldiiig r-fflcers; who soiiliers' ballots in jfl wherere'r .a unit Is 'staUonedf; For lhc_naval. vote, tticre-willjpfob obly bo three bases, rilalt and Sydney or. Si-'Johu as maj be fount] more convenienlr_'At each (Continued here today tbat T. Q.'McDride, former- ly of ,'yancouvcr, will bo Ihe unionist' candidate (6r the now Caribou I wllh thelsupport of unionists ot holX parllei. Tinymontl Lelghldn, a. rcturnc.l soldier la In Ihc Held aa an imlopcml- enf-I.lberal candidate, 11 Is nddcd, prlawV.N.cjV-.Z- _ A gratifying report in connection with'the out- put of. C03.I '-in.- District 1B which the province of Britiih' Cqlumfila and part of Al- bertV has bcc'n received by the from W. H. Arm- of coal operations :ln "tjiat' eecjlon. Mr- Armstrong ilalts that the total coal output in Alberta for; the. third quarter of the.'year-is loni, an Increase oyer'-lht same period last His atatc- ment th-: output In' tttt mfne'i' of soathcatttrn Brit- ilh Italian in Italy. Nov. Italian and allied troopa arc prc- arfng Tor a counter ofreaslve. A great' lallle based on the lino of the Taglla- nento rtvcr is forecasted. Chfcklng Advance Italian Headquartera lu Italy, NOT. Tlia cavalry rear guard continues o screen the movement ol the Dialn icily of the Italian army lo its newly ihoscn position and at the samD lime o check Iho pdrnnce of the enemy ines, GoneraOCadorna's bulletin last ight gives the first idea of where the, advance is tnakicK Itself felt along lie- illls connecting St. Daniel Del ynilll, he Lcdra Canal and Tuiziiblo Del, Frulll, making a curved line some miles of the Isonzo river. ?.llll- .ary necessity still restricts rigidly :he sending of details of the operation and the mention of places, but within 'liese close limits some general idea can be given of the heroic resistance, he main part of the Italian army gave ,o the rush of overwhelming numbers: Tho greatest shock, came on the north where the Isonzo first -was crossed. Here occurred the weaken- ing of certain delacbmenls' of -the ontl army which Geb. bulletined ivilh the frankness of a great commander. It was this weak- ening which gave the German contln gents the opportunity al a ment to pass forward between a 'por lion of the array on the nortu and that, on the lino further south'. Double Eyposure 1 .otr'Segflri'lhe: double eiflosure ot I the soutticni force to. fire in-lhe' front) and on- the Hank, which -required arniyt was. in movement" toward, th'a newly-', 'positions further "puringUhls prodigious move J ment'of ;lhd main front, and guard which can- only te sketched In, the broadest some sections sustained shocks exception aj In- Inviied'io Get Warn, He Flash- ed Gun And took All; the Money-. Jlunson, Kov. night a lioldiin took place at ,llic Home.ele- vator nl.Gartlev R.r sis miles east of Slunson.' 'Mr. Whllnker the manacer ol. the eleva- lor; along ivilh Jin 'Frasc'r, elling superintendent, weire in bc'd.ln the olfice ol tlie o'clock when a Iho Mr., Whltakef-got .iiu" to.-'.sM wlio w.is Ilicro, stranger, In- Qulrcil tho road to Delia and also U lie coilld warm by stranger was luviled SQ' to.get, .warm and threw hack his coat and'niiUeil out a revolver anil Itj'U WMtaker, Iq slick up his lo the wall. Praser was. IblJ to'do likewise, which he straightway" dW. The stranger then "rifled the; otltee nod secured JSSOpO Iri and af- ter locking Iho door, Jiimiiocl "Into' his car and drove olt at- hlErf-rale speed. The provincial ijollce'were otiticd and are at work ori (he case. 't.r. leDsily. '.The 'comrriandlng height of ;.Slonte; Nero, which the Italian's had occupied alter.' great valor was defended against onslaughts from' three sides which gradually developed! to.envelopem'ent. Surprlts Blow Added to this was the of the surprise blow from the ..north' which developed Snto a turning fire before the southern armies and .also' on their extreme flank, -gredually ex- tending to' their, rear. Under RUCU circumstances It was humanly .pos- sible that any army would be "tried sorely and It was n to eitricaie the troops from this position that tlrefnent began along Ibe extended vanco position occupied by the Italfift army within Austrian territory This line stretched roughly from'Plezio' (Flitsch) far. in the. north', southeast ward, through Gbrlzia 16 Montfajcqiiej on Hie Adriatic. The second army oc cupied most of the front above the third afniy Ihal; Gorlzls. Protect Rclrt'at The retirement was accompanied by shielding 'nycrailons of tlie rearguard which poured a. into the advancing columns and at the same time destroyed. powder arsen- als null bridges 'with the double pur pos_e of giving time for the. withdrawal, of the Italian" heavy guns of pre" venting ruililafy'. stores falling Inlo the hands of the'enemy. admiralty, says th cal .poli e ''spee ech on whole dealt fairly.' and siralgr ttor- wardly .with crlllclsms, but It'com' plains loaf when nil le said Ihe fact that the .Oermnntf arfi Ing the of the comment accepts and endorses Sir Eric's tiplinttiw lhaljhe Brltlsh.neel did nol 1'ryifi enlcr. also his (lite- merit oh Ihe convoy' j'tJtll- Iclsm la dlrectiiil chiefly condiicl of itho" submarine -wir. slilp............ 's COHO-IONS IN DENMARK 'f ABE VERY BAD. cipen'naEfn, Nov. UiiiV agency inys Ihe ait- uallon now Is nearly aa bid In Denmark as. In Ger- many. Every Important Hnd of necessity o( "'e Is onlj (o bo 4 .bad In snvall rations, being con- txlrolleS by tlie .'card .system- Already, bread and sugar cards are being used. Thcra Is almost .4 of oil In the country 4 and'ebon butter 'Cards .will be 4 aVed 4wlns lo the difficulty of 4 t .puttomt. Cuetoms receipts for llic month ondinE'yaitcVdiyishow.the sznie large the bank clearligs, being over double" those "of October, 1S16. The figures' arc: this year last This Is an In- crease.of 115-per; cent. k j Su.lld.irig Permlli WEATHBR Uwr.- Ine tlulldlng 'pVrmlta for (he month ol 6.otobei this year were 51S.S50 ha the 'samo 'month year Tlia- fptalpcrnilCs for the havei reached' as against Uir.pelbbar, 31st In 1916. IflBSltB Oltawn, Mov. of enunieratora fn'ithe hands ol returning off.lccrS; ah.a (nil' an appeal Tor who wijl of the commu ultjv Bcntallon shall be poll- licril parlies In menls." :-'i It is; eallmated: that Fdver flflfien ihousand be 'requir- ed to cairy- oat- Arniterdarn, Nov. Berlin dispatch Count .Von ,j ling haa telegraphed to .King Llkl- wig, of. thai, ht hM Genriin chancellor- Dectritei Htlchaelit. Nov. .Wil- lain hB3 relloved. Drl MIchiella of Ine ofilces'ol Impe'rlal chancellor and Pnjsalan premier .aud foreign mlnts- I'er'.i The emperor '-has. oppoinlctl; Couhi Von him Tlic .emperor has conferred Ihe Chain of the Grand Cross of the Red Eaglo on Ur. Mlcha.ells. GRIESBACH AGAIN" OPPOSES OLIVER cent amendments'. Edmonton, Nov. i General A. flrlesbach flgiyrts for Ibo month of Oclpber. rresponding monlh Uit re4r.: Stainp' sales were {5.S10 aj M.bney Isiaeil galn3l .and. irdCMy.pdlu llj ajialnsl -were 2 i as i ;