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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 6, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta l.KTHHKHJuK. KTA'..'. TUESDAY. XOVKMBEM 0, 1917 NUMBER 277 THE ITALIANS RETIRE FRO British Drive is Successful in Hreak Hun Lines TAKE PKIHONEKS IN SUCCESSFUL RAID London, Nor. British at tacked (his morning on tho Flanders front in Iho iielshhorhood uf Tass- chendaejc, Tlie war offlco report thai satisfactory Is being made. French Break Hun Line Paris, iVov. Trench broke Inlo.the German Ifnes ;it several points last night and look prison tlie war olTicc announces. A German attack Carn.llet, on Ih6 jiagnc IronI, uns repulsed. Berlin Report 13crlia, Nov. suplomcntary nlalen.cnl Issued by general headquar- ters this evening "In Flanders thero is varlablo ar- tillery ccliTlty. "In upper good progress Is be- ing It Is to Laugh Berlin, Nov. "While Uic troops ot the central Allies were forcing their Lhe TnEllamDD'o, Germany nt hoDio qiitelfy cross cd tha politica rubicon antl in; tha of flvo .dajs chanECtl from an aulocracy into a do declared) Matthias Briber ger, leader; pi tho Gentries In Bh tnterTteVr today cd Press cbrrespondeul. ot the I. .Tlirao me in li era Headquarters at Tulqa Fight With Officers Okla., N'OT. Xlae arrcals Kcrc inaile aurt-n rnass of papers aoi other erldcnde r.'cro seized In a raid boartaua licro last night were early fealnrdEy niter n pistol flglil.wUh oittccra. i Three oth era had lisen arrcaletl aller tho bjow J ng lip 'of tho-rc'aWcn'cc of J- Ertgs president at tho Carter OJ Company-'. -J All of thc.iiine.arreatg admtlted te- Inff-L W.'AV.'d'nmi rroduced red carja LaKen to iiollco licadquartora. A man giving the natna ot Herbert Vowcll ivaa nmone those arrested af- ter he had' Iiurlcd a Bin all bottle -of ultra elycerlno and fired at an cHf- cer. The bottle failed (o ciplortp nod llio bullet mis a ed. Voivell was shot ID iho Ice qnd U. S. AND JAPAN UNDERSTAND OTHER; SUSPICIONS OF YEARS, RESULT OF HUN PROPAGANDA, SWEPT AWAY Washington, NOT. and cnce between the commlislonera and he Ualtod Stales have readied a American officers. complele agreement In regard to IB the ela-.e department's Chi Da and at the same time have ar- announcement: "On Friday, N'ovcm- rlvcd at a cle-r understanding as to Ler 2, 1917, tlie, secretary and Vis- nl.LlL.ry, naval and economic cooper- taunt lehll, the special-Japanese am- atlon In tha war against Geruiapy. liassador, exchanged at the deperl- This momentous development was menl oE stale, tbe following notes announced coday by. Secretary of dfallns with tbe pollcj- ol the United State Lansing, who made public notea Stales eichanged by hln and Viscount China. N'tabll, the special Japanese ainuassa- dor, formally recording au agreement recognizing that Japan has b. special nterCHl China, hut pledging (lie in HON. DR. Minister ol Public Works In tha baurler administration, appointed Lt.- overnoi ot New Brunswick. Final Instructions Are to Boards Who Will Decide Who Are tV Go Ottawa, KOT. tribu- nals will fccsln their allllngE on Thurs day. On that day and on the follow Ing Friday and Saturday (NoTomber 9 and Norembor jhej will hear oral c.afmB for exemption from m.lW tary service. first three days, trlhiinnle are requested to ill until at least fire o'clock In the after- noon lo.liMT applicants wb'o appear In person. 1 The purpose orx-sfttttag three Mi'd trm to be -t'he7tise appllca- in i meirjoratidum lfijLniclJon'Ol-vtrlbu. liit day upph'jTibtcb. 4" report for" lerrlcB or can is to meet tue'potclble dJelncJlntllon" some men may feel to abjp ft fonn appll nd Japan tvlih retard The. Correspondence. of State, 1 .U'aehlaeton. Nor. 2, 1917. 'Kicellency: '7 have the honor dependence and territorial Integrity to communicate herein m of the great eastern pciiubllc and re- of reached by us the doctrine ot tbe "open In our toucUlog loor" for commerce In slat em en I accompanying tno note sovernme Mr, Lansing said YiRCOunt Isbll and ol Chlnai :he members of hla mission, now on ihelr way home, lifctl pcrtornicd a ser- vice ol the highest value to the Unit- ed Eta lee as well as to Japan, by clearing away rulsunderstaGdlnsa, which If unchecked promise J to1 de- velop a serious situation Jn Iho Far Easi. He spoke of on attitude ot con- straint and doubt [ostcrci by a cam- paign of falsehood adroitly ami rctly car'rjetl on hy the Germans and s' of rnulual lolcrcst to our vclallog to 'Ihe republic said that through Lhe and cordiality of the Japanese coiDiulB- sloncrs, the propaganda of years lisd beou undone In a Ten- days. Until last night when on Associated Tress cable dispatch Irom Pelttn tn- that lio Japanese ambassa- dor had Informed the Chinese foreign office of 'the signing of an agreement by Secretary Lansing and Viscount Ishfi, il had not been known generally that iKc delicate ERstciTi quea- tton had-been Lakon up at the confer- cation for axetppUon to afford such men in opportunity In par ion f bef org tribunal to prefer tlie clfclni, are required by the proclamation to Qpfeii.. their, illtiriga on Thursday, November 8: On i day and on the of tfid wast, they will nscelTG oral for ekflmpUon froai, tbo prociamaUpn" on Uiolr be- half from bustueas or netf tnd few, It refwret., to them by rejiatrara for, diipoiltfqn on' each ot those 1 As tho act f orb Ida more.-.than one application for eiemplJon rjj- or it the i of.any on In. ptnon lo jipllcaUon' haVd not already done so, either office or before another' trlhunal." "Where, In theY made In person, tl JsfleJ Canadians Advancing London, far-_ 'Germani' rtiornlnfl northent' of on ,tki 'front, have ettjblbhid it a point a hundred yarde beyond the village of wya telegram from Reiiter1! corretpon- ctenl, at British headquarter! in- France. AN EXAMPLE TO FOLLOW (Vr1 Inn I peg Free Prew) A stirring tha Inter- est- being displayed by the farm- ing 'population'In the nsw Victory Is round In a letter from J, D, Baskeryllle, M.L.A., a, Dominion 'City farmer who In-the King's aervlce. The was reoctvcrf- by' Sir Augustus Namton, ..chair' man of the ISJattltobt cdmmlttae, .rearfa'ln part es followi; "I Intend b take, out rt Inrt 6ne bond for each member of mf family-.of elgrrt. Including i. on I will Invent abo.irt a'talgned pay to two 10nt In Frinot. The third boy, Fllahl Lkut, M. G, will be hbrne on latt leave In it of weekf, before wiling for France. I will endeavar to yet him to draw.from the bank ind In Vest- his aurplui cash In war bonds. My hired mart, who It RutcUn by birth, tavt he will UVe iTOOlworlh. "Would you ftlnd.y adv.te mare only beginning to come through pnd the Iftta Issued In Ottawa probably will be heavy for some "lu order lo silence inischDTlous re- ports lhat from timo to Llmo have been clrcalated. 11 Is ucllevecl that a nubile announcement once more of tha desires ana Intentions shared by our two governmenle wltb roxarrl to Cnlna Is advisable. "The governments ,of the United States and Japau Iliat terri- torial propinquity creates special re- lations between countries, and con- government of the Un- ited States recognizes that Japan ha: special laterals ID China, particularly ln_lliu. pait-to Vshlch her possessions 'The territorial sovcrelEnlty China, nevertheless, remains unim- paired and the government ot the United Htates has every confidence lu Iho repealed assurances oC Ihc Jin- perlal Japanese gorernment that irhlls position gives Japan such special Interests they have no ilelsrc lo dlacriuinate sealnsl the trado ot other nations or to disregard the commercial rlghti heretofore I granted by China in treaties with oth- er powers. "The governments of (he United Stetes'aad Japan deny 'hat they hare anjr purpose in any way upon the ludependence terillortal of China and ther declare, furlhermoro lhat they always adhere to the principle ot the so called 'open door' or equal opportunity for com- merco and Industry In CSIna. ".Moreover, .thnj- .mutually declare iSat they arc opposed to (lie acquis- ition by any increment of any special rlshts or privileges that-would nffcct tho lerrllorlal on Page Ottawa, KOT. Hon. Wtnitin Piin- loy >waa moraine RVIroirtxl'lleut- enant-ROTenioT .0 f New Brunswick. Hon.'J. n.HAien was ippotnted ot Pve'aam Jfpn. Mr. Ptigslef r.ewofnliexl an one erf tho foreinoft of Sir WtlfrM Ltnrltr, prior. to tie form- aUon of a anJoa For four ha wu minister of pobllc works In the Laurttr admlnlrtitUoll. V Hon. Mr. Hattb hetd the portfolio of: marine and fltteHWln Borden BdmlnlttratloD optalloi lo of anlcni path Mr. aid'Mr. Aueb art former premieri" of Sraniwltk. Mr. Pnttlef however, afttr a few wMu to toatett a Beat for hoiUel 'at cdaajhOM. ASSIST (TALI Rome, NOT, Kaif'Taylor, deputy commissioner otfUieVBeM: Cross In Italy, onr council will once more'lielp us Improve'the situa- tion." crown council decided agslnat an "attack In Macedonia she rlredl "it'latop stupid that mlatakee haro been and expressed the belief allies control would nol In- terfere wllh "this telegraphic ser- In-a telegram signed "Tlno and Sophie" the German emperor was con CTfelnUUcd on tho victories In Rumula nhd told: "The entente's' note Is Impe-rtlnent. They to drlre us If death." And In her Jtial dispatch Ibo former ioncludea: i' 'Tour Billed sister, who (or better tlmei. Sophie." Report Huns Will Make Peaee Offer Lsndm.-.'lfay.." 1 correspondent of the Ex-, change Telegraph Co. clalmi that .wild peaces-rumors were' current'. ;on yeBlerday, it toting reported.the central powera would make of peace bflfore December. In'the ihapt: of a pro- poaal for a preparatory conference to theie ru- .mors, each belligerent will be aek- _ed to.aend.tvio dslegatee, Ger- 'many Prlnco Von Buer 'low, [crmzr chancellor, and Dr. Helferrith, vice chancellor. ELECT OELEQATE8 ON, FRIDAY NIOHT, On Friday the union be. decupled with tmtinaa tnfiA to sliteen" hours named Dr. hit This wetl iramect EOvporteM la the "On will nSet in St. AUjuttln's hat! lo elect to tho an ten conrsn- f (Ida on MondaA and to perfect aaVbrjaolzadon for forth- k. i (edtral IT HON. i. D. HAZEN of Marine In tlie Borden idmlnlstratlon, appointed chief. Jus- Ice of Xew Brunswick. Crossing of This Line of De fense, However, Conies As No Surprise PREPARING FOR AX ATTACK ON VENICE Executives Arrange For Gather- ing to Nominate Union Candidate The following report of the proceed- ings of Ibe meeting of Hie Liberal and Conservative executives yesterday af- ternoon was submitted to tUo. Herald by Ibe press committee: A representative meellng of thn ex- ecutives of the Liberal and Conserva- live associations ot'lhc Federal rld- of Lethbridgo 'THIS' held' In the Board of Trade office yesterdayi niter- coon suited lion I noon Petroflred, Nov. her utmost {tf carry '.on the war. She will continue 'to" tfo. her duty. .These are 'the vleiii ,of Premier Keren-. ieereUry, In hie name, 'pretested today against any 'other interpretation'of his recent Inter- view wllh'.the Associated Press.. A very In a decision to' in LelhbriGgo on Monday: afler- ____ncit'al.4.3D o'clocTt. In the V.. at P. hall, PittfjetreolVlor lie nom- tlon of B cajiuTriite in siipgott pt union government.. Two, accrcailed. -delc sates will be scnt-.frpm eact'.'poHlrJi subdivision in the riding.-'JMeisrE. Geo.vB. MacKay, R- A. Smith andxE. C. named n committee. tb'arranga all 'tie details in connection 'with vention. This committee ..'on 'motion of U H. Jelllff and-- A.: 'Williamson will also draft a resolution express- Ink high appreciation'of of TV. S. Ball in cal field in order ranks should'be completely .'unlfed and this to tho convention.'-', v The .convention will be. open.ip all supporters of union government, though only the. accredited'delegates will be entitled to .paTlIcipaTp lii the proceedings.: V. The representatives present-, con- stituted themselves .a provisional com- mittee to direct union goyerhnie'nt'or- Kanizatlon until a permanent .organlra- llpn was effected U--the oh Monday-. H was the unanimous expression.'of tbe members gap-, port W. A. is the union government candidate "and endeavors to secure-hls-nonilnaUbnV- T. 51. Tweedle, Calgary, wlirbe invited to be one of the siteak- ers at the WHITEFISH WOMAN KILLS COL. QIL1.EBPIE MAY RUN Sot: is stated to- day! that Lleu't.-Col H. A. Glllesplc, the ZJSlh battalion, Is In Ihe field for the rinloulit- candidature In Norili, Winnipeg. Berlin, Nor. Italian line on the TaRllamento river has been won the Auetro-Cermans. It vaa official- ly announced today by the .Germaa general etaff. The Italians hare erac- ualed tho entire line alone thl river to tho Adriatic coaal. May Attack Venlct Nov. on the'Austro-GemiBU advance In the direction of Venice, Uie semi-official Berlin N'ews Agency prepares the pub-' He for an attack on tha. famous art centre. It contends that Venice developed Into an (mportcnt centra ot ar Industries. fletrtat Orderly Itallnn In Northern Italy, Nov. the Associated Italian rellrement to new lines Is being methodically cirfled out; The moralo of the troops la erod In' all ranVs. Tho cavalry IB again acting as a rear guard fn a ecreenlor move- menL and. fighting heroically. Was Farcltcn London, Nov. -eventnallly of an' Auatro-German crbsalog of. the Tagllamento hail been forseen clear- ly sinco tho Italian retreat ac- cording to a dispatch lat'tt Monday- Irom-the- correspondent' of IJic Dally Mali nt Kalian lers In northern Italy. The c .emjihaslzes. the' Beriousnesi Italy'-m thersudilen7 shrinking.'of -waterj nf tie Tagliaraento. "Where so much has Rone against j. I Italy 'it. would. BGem.. lhat -TagUainentq has -played her-'faise> has- ''hot 'y'.ct ._ .to push'-'furlhe'r. hrtdEehead-'of ifid'K-'Trill'be hiaterlaKy 'dllficulf for ;brlns' j. up his Invading strength-.: (or. spins lime. Tho [Ighline around the river, has not been on a great scaled AuslrUns have-crossed II, il has beeny; largely hccauEe they- had to troops desperately fatigued., "f'ilf'r "The" situation Is changing: sbme-V That. :_ Tha Italians have been' ntff- and have had There are .many sUna that thet ar of resialance Is rising. The V-- ot the men h'au trnproreil and U coining more cheerful. ;-The arrtvaFb'f aoma allied comraSea-pTobahly la'alr needed to tvn theai agofa-hitb. resuiUDg HollcraUEg.that the iTcnitiartty- at; an enemy croiauif of the TagllaoieBto- had'been fortjeeo, the eorreEpopdnt adda that the headteg of rtrer has not he'on an eatfaiUei ptrt cl Itht Italian. commiuder'B. pUna, -Not-a t; Italiaa IVOlflHtu Itily, Nov. crossing at TagllamoDto at Plnzano able force of (he enemy should not Whlleflsh, Jlont., Jlrs. Charles Van Kuren-. killed n Una 200- pounil deer In Ihe timber.riear'DIan- chard lake .WhHeflsh women are as good 'at'- as Ibeir husbands, and maybe. somV-'day will he helping Ihelry'bellor'hilree" in the trenches. Expecting Four Hundred O at Boys' surprise as this had- been from .the heavy pressure Ihe Au Genriaus Vfere concentratlnig on lfiiv- Italian left-wing. The river menlo 1a only- one of a wflot of de- fences. Its matu purpoae WM.lo-fe' lord the enemy's adVin'ca aad time for tho IlalljinaMn which' to habilitate. and re-concentrate.' The a'erved useful earpose ani the -aemy Is now faced by another main ot defence end 'other water coursea.- the Italians have chbaen for their fin- at afand cannot :bq'lndlcitel. outcome crperttloto. u that arm> will con- 'i aiong a .ctostn There wOl fe" fli'rse-hinnrcd dele- galei fromi pdUlde points at the hoys opens' hero on -That Is the Indlc-allon lo- of Ihe conference locally -ore' Very-'greally encouraged (he 0mlook for B big con- renlkm. liave already reeUterei from''Calgary.. The remain- der Vlll'come (n'frbm all points south (9 Including local' rfelcgatei over Ai another .m'eetlhk pf. Iho advisory bomrtl a' resume ol nil de- laiH'wis iu'dft'aQd everything Is how In feid'taeu fora good conference.. be doing wheff UHtitt fellows from 14. to 19 there arc men who waft .to learn how to put pep Into Vurk in bunch of dolegatea :e. conference wlifclr 'tiiffcr em .Thursday. llnb on the hlfgnt UWW llils clly. In yeart. IWeY boy from H 16 14 ffhad Iho opporjnijily _______________ ._. There Is nqllilng like'this ito'-etUA- llah'that gel'logelh'or'Bpfrft of 'fikom- slilp." Hack of II .til -ISHhf worths hile imrpoBe of kind of .boyhood In spile of llio Ecrierilly 'bright excellent- _ for an (hero was some laat night the olderihoJJ foti'thf'tHy tin lor regret If they (afift when they learn what they'SSiiid ,_, alter the convention 1'- Some o( ihe not BlVeal evidencei 'pf ealhusUim or iirtpared'ceifi ani, as a Conwdinence Cannon' UcMIUen, nan hai' up irlth o( eilraiwork.- Moweter, no ooe Is cftmplalnW aod.tke of our first dobter- tnce is aisurtu Is itlll lion; for'boy delogatrt.jfrom'bnd points, and .those ;irlnfcrrcsmenij. The other la that the will' not puili on much' fnrlher be-'' cau'e of tha coming of winter, .den- .nslng atrcng. raeas-. tires la restore the, efficiency of his., Irpops-anrt will repreis slcrnly the few who falter, 'An order posted'to- day warns all'lhpa'e belonging lo (he mohlllied forces lhat! If they fall' toT report within fivedays they 'he trealed as deserters In the face of (he enemy.' "Indlcaflons aro thai .ihe atro'ng measures adopted are hivliij- the effect of reslorlns normalI csndli-'T- Ions rapidly. r Evacuate MounMin Nov. been compelled lo evacuato in the ipounlalnous area north of'thc' plains of iS'orihcrn llaly.ln. Kurjer draft of icordlns of tie tkit (0 ;