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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 13, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta Vf>IJ MK X. LKniHHlpGK ALBKHTA. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1917 NUMBER 283 CH 1 o- Late Member Notninated By W. S. Ball, Retiring Conservative Nominee IJTMOST UNANIMITY, RAID6 ON FRENCH FRONT ? ? ? ? Paris, Not. 13,-"In the re- ? gion north, west and east of ? Rhelms last night the Germans, TV rnvvPTSTTlOXr * "�^"'^ bombardments, car- IJN COXNVIl/JNlIUXN .;, Hed out several raids," says ? ^oday's otilclal announcement. ? ''Their effons brought them no > SUCCl^SS. y "Klsewhere the night was 4 calm." With 89 delegatea and a huudi-ed others present from every corner of the big district, W. A. Buch-unan, former member of the House of Commons [for the constituency of Medicine Hat, on Monday nf-" ternoon, unanimously chosen as fusion candidate to carry (he banner of �Union government in the coming election in the new federal riding of Ijcth-brldge. Tli^ name of Mr. Buchanan was the only name � to go before the union convention. He was nominated by W. S. Ball, Conservative candidate for. the riding in the days when union government had not been contemplated, and his nomination was seconded by L. H. Jeiiiff of Raley, both of Whom made fighting speeches in favor of the election of a union government supporter from this section of Canada v/hlch has done so much for the Empire in the war. Mr. ipuchanan accepted the nomination in a speech in which ho clearly outlined his stand In connection with union government, UOIR LIBERALS Cowley Man Nominated at a Large and Enthusiastic Convention in Macleod CSpoola.1 to the Herald) Macleod, Alberta, Nov. 12.-A very enthusiastic and packed meeting of , � , , . , tile Liberals of the Macleod riding was Its policy towards the support of the ^^^^ ^^^^^ j^^^,^^^ boys at the front and on other mat- ^j^^^, convention held on Monday at ters pc^-taining to the one big issue ^ o^clocl:. T. H. Stedman of Macleod, before the world at the present time, ^^^^ ^ q^^^^ ^^j. the winning of the war. He made it secretary. Mr. Stedman in open- very plain that that Js the.only Issue convention walcoved the dele- W. S. BALL Heavy Bombardment Proceeding AJon^ Entire Front Now, is Official Report Berlin, Nov. 13.-Fonzaao and Mont Longara have been captured by the I Austro-German troops invading northern Italy, says the official statement Issued today by the German war office.  . Heavy Bomburdment Italian Headquarters In Northern Italy, Monday, Nov. 12.-(By the A.-ir Who retired from the Conservative' , . . ^ nominatloii in the Lethbridge riding to sociated Press).-A heavy and contln nominate W. A. Buchanan as fusion nous bombardment Is proSfiedlng along W. A. BUCHANAN Unanimously nominated yesterday as fusion candidate for the new leder- candidate. MINT LIBERAL GOVT. with him and that domestic problems of Canada must be submerged to the paramount question. ..^ Offiosrs of ABBOclatlon. The officers, elected for the union association were as follows; Son. Pres,, Sir, Robert Bordisn; president, Dr. Leech; vice-presldenta, J. T. Wll gates. He said, "It is your duty to nominate a candidate for the Macleod federal district In the support of the Liberal government, under the leadership of our old chief. Sir Wilfrid Laurlcr. Race religion, etc., will be cast aside by thf Liberal party, and we lard, Taber; Geo.-Heathershaw. -Ma-., will gee 'Jie ProtesUnt, gathoUo, and grath; A. Mitchell, Coaldale; W. S. Ball, Lethbr(,dger Dr. ,W. T. Patton, Coutts.-''Executive, committeej J., Y. "Card, Car^pton; Ben Matfcin, Magratli'; Geo. Wrlde, Raymond; K. T. Blaine, Bow Island; E. C. McKenale, J. D. Higlnbotham, Letfibrldge; T. H. Walker, Foremost; W. N. Merrlam; Lucky Strike; D. Kippen, Klppenville; Secretary treasurer, R. A. Smith, Loth-bridge. Why Men Favor Union Mayor Hardie of Lethbridge acted as chairman of the meeting and R. Andi'ew Smith was chosen secretary. ofher detioiHicationB Join hands In the future federal election for the welfare of their country. This Is what Is going- to make the Liberals so Strong in the present great Issue. There are three issues as follows: First, the overthrow of the Conservative policies � set forth by the Borden gov-ernment. Secondly the support of the Laurler policy as set forth In his manifesto, thirdly that the Laurier manifesto be accepted In its entirety. The newspapers with the exception of two or three were supporting the Borden government because their ownership was held by members of the f CONTIXUH) OS PaO* 3) SAD DEATH FROM LL The mayor in opening welcomed the delegates, and then plunged into the, Borden party, and their interests before the meeting. He said troUeif by thpm." h HUNS MAKE NORWAY OFFER London, Nor. 13.-Germany has offered Lo supply Norway with grain, oil and ooal, according to a-Router dispatch from Christlanla. FROM COAL CEK I, Fernie, Nov. 1?.-The body of C. Clarkstone another vl'ctlni of the April oxploelon at Coal Creek was brought out of number thr6e-rr^lne iaat night. - ' , ,^ The total ubseriptlons to t)ie loan officially received up till last iijaht amount tc ?60,e50. This does not .Include the aubacrlptlon of the Imperial Oil Co. of $25,000, nor the subscription of the Knight-Watson ranch for $5000, neither of which have yet been officially received by the committee here. Victory Loan Day in Lethbridge on Monday was celebrated In such a manner as to leave no one in doubt as to the occasion. Besides an army of .75 canvassers who wefe busy throughout the city and district spreading the gospel of the loan, the city turned out en masse in the afternoon to witness the parade which was to open the campaign officially. Sharp at 2.30 in the afternoon the whistle of every Industry in the city and every C.P.R. locomotive was let loose and the parade started from the post office. In tlie procession was a very weird machine which on inspection proved to be a. British tank which had been set up on an automobile by ilie Baalim Motor Go. If the tank 16 any ]ndicatl0n,i':the Lethbridge ^Istirct is out to stvaipa roller its way over all obstacles to the $1,300,000 mark.. Heading the procession came the Mounted Police squad, headed by Supt. Penne/athor, on horses, the veterans, a company ol the high school cadets, the boy scouts and then the fire brigade with sailor girls riding the apparatus. A long line of automobiles joined the procession at the rear. The streets were thronged with people who later formed the crowd in Gait Gardens when Chairman Shepherd and Mayor Hardie explained the loan,and the absolute necessity that Canada raise the amount stipulat- ARRESTED HUN COUNSEL Saa Francisco, Nov. 13. - Henry Kauffman, former chancellor of the Gerrtan consulate here, was arrested yeisterday on a warrant charging him with bein|: an enemy alien. WEATHBR Hl(|h........ Low........... ^ Forwast: Fine. � v, 64 27 ed. Chairman Shepherd also took advantage of the opportunity offered by the presence from all parts' of the south of delegates to the union convention to impress on the people of Southern Alberta that Britain's ability .to purchase Canadian, products of the farm, mine and industries depended oh the Canadian people themselves creating a big ci-efllt for that purpose in Canada. Magrath's Big Share Magrath, Nov, 13.-Magrath is one town in Southern Alberta that is out to do Its whole share In the Victory Loan. Fred Karren, one of the members of the committee alone reported last night having secured $40,000 �worth of subscriptions to the loan. Ot Uhls amount one subscription � was from the Mclntyre ranch south of town for $25,000. Magrath is undertaking to raise ?100,000 ot the $200,000 asked from, the Cardston district.. Blairmore's Efforts Blalirmoria, Not. 12.-Blairiuore raised, $jiOQ0 for,; the "Victory Loan in-the ilMtSdfij^i: Th(^ Ifiigj^_ quota }gOO.OOO. ':^:MMM,.L:^_______________�  Stockholm, Nov. 13.-Telegrams received in Finland yesterday afternoon announce the arrival of Premier Kerensky in Petrograd with his troops. Finnish newspapers declare unreservedly that the Bolahevlki has been overthrown. I Telegrams received from Moscow and Southern Russia announce that the country Is In complete control of tho Cossacks who acknowledge the leader.ship of Kerensky. The Bol shevikl troops were defeated badly at Tsarskoe-Selo and retreated to Pfetro-^rad. Another message, says that Premier Kerensky announces that the seat of the government will be removed to Moscow. Generals Korniloff and Kaledlnos have issued from Novo Echerskask, headquarters of the JDon Cossacks, a proclamation summoning the Russian people to unite against the Bolshevlki. Petrograd, according to an Associated Press dispatch filed there at seven o'clock Monday evening, was still in tho hands of the Bolsheviki. Premier Kerensky was reported to be near Gatchina. Korniloff Enters Petrograd. Stockholm, Nov.- 13.-General Ker-niloft has entered Petrograd, where the entire garrison except the sailors, went over to his side, according to a Petrograd dispatch to the Social Demokraten under Monday's date. There was sanguinary' fighting on the Nevsky Prospect, says tlie dispatch, and the Bolsheviki failed to hold even the workingme'n's quater of the city. The foreign ambassadors, the mes--sage reports, are now In communloar tion with Gen. Korniloff. : Operators Strike. Petrogra'd, Nov. 12.-The employees of the official Russian^ Telegraph Agency have gone oh strike. They refuse to transmit Bolsheviki propaganda. Speak With Cannon. Betrograd, Nov. 12.-7 p. m.-Leon Trotzky, principal aide ot Nikolai Lenine at the Smolny Institute, today replied to a request from the Associated Press for his views on the situation as follows: "I may say that we are making all our statements now by means ot cannon. I have nothing to say otherwise." , Premier Kerensky is reported living In the palace at Gatchina. The Bolsheviki leaders appear to be confident of the support ot the army. Govt. Troops Winning. Petrograd, Nov. 12.-(6.20 p.m.)- The American consul-general at Moscow, telegraphing to Ambassador Francis under Sunday's date, confirms reports of fighting there between the, Bolsheviki and the provisional government forces. The consul general says: _ "It seems the government troops are winning. John F. Stevens is here but cannot get in touch with him as consulate is centre ot fighting. All Americans safe. Rumors Cossacks already arrived." , Ambassador Francis, who says he will remain here to loirk after the Interests of his governmeiit and the safety of American ctt^zen8^ has received no offers from the Bolsheviki government or any word from Washington since November 3. Mr. Stevens, as chairman of the American railway commission, went to Moscow to act as special adviser to the government in conaection with the operation ot Russian railways. Bolsheviki Still Control Petrograd, Monday, Nov. 12.-(2.20 p.m.)-Petrograd was still in the hands ot the Bolsheviki today after desperate street battles on Sunday in which a handful ot brave military cadets were killed or captured by Bolsheviki forces, upon whom the cadets. Inflicted considerable losses^ Meanwhile the city awaits anxiously the coming of Premier Kerensky, who Is reported to be nearlng Petrogtrad, btlt seems to have his headquarters at Gatchina. ,, ' ." The new Bolsheviki government, headed by Nikolai Lenine .and LeOn Trotzky, Is having anything but ^ an easy time in controlling the �flty as the committee of public safety which includes all the elements opposing them, is seeking to establish a new Socialist government. Thfsy i continue to placard the streets with demands that the Bolsheviki "realize their folly and consent to lay down their arms and await the coming of Kerensky." Most ot the ministers ot the Kerensky cabinet who wei�;captured after the eight' hour battle at. the. Winter Palace last week; have been released from the fortress ot.St. Peter and St. Paul.- Vl. I. Terestchehko and A. I. Konvolott are still behind the prison walls, as are the military cadets captured In the battle at the telephone e.x-change on Sunday. .' AsenU of the comiaittee of^PUblic safety have gone to Gatchina in an e^ fort to effect a compromise with Premier Kerensky on an all-Socialist government. There are conflicting reports from Moscow and^ther large cities. The Bolsheviki report officially that Moscow is still in their hands, although a telegram to the committee of public . safety on Sunday said that the Kerem, sky adherents thei-e had driven the Bolshevlki into tho Kremlin, where they were besieged. Among tlie reports heard Is one Indicating that Lenine and Trotzky are aboard the oruiser Aurora and are directing operations trom that place ot safety. The scenes on the streets today were similar to those ot last Thursday when the people quietly transacted their business as though no bullets had disturbed them. Official Title. Petrograd, Nov. 11.-The otfldai title ot the new workmen's and soldiers' government is "The Temporary Peasants' and Workmen's Ooyern-ment." The workmen's and soldiers' congress has appointed a new central committee composed ot 62 Bolshevlki,. 29 Social Revolutionists, 6 Social Democratic Internationalists, S TJkraln Socialists and one Social Revolution-allst Maximalist. A call has been issued for a peasants' congress. Kerensky Victory London, Nov. 13.-A despatch from the Copenhagen correspondent ot the Exchange Telegraph company says that travellers arriving in Haparanda, Sweden, from Russia, confirm the report that Premier Kerensky has gained a complete victory over the Bolshevlki. It is said the premier. General Kaledlnes and General Kornllotf have formed a trimvlrate In Petrograd where all tlie troops now side with M. Kerensky. It is reported Nikolai Li�� ine has been captuerd. KNIGHIS PYIHIAS Fi'om every part of Alberta members ot the Knights of Pythias will arrive to attend the ceremonial to be held in their Castle Hall, 5th "street south, Wednesday, November 14th, to be preceded by a parade, although definite plans for same have not been announced. � Wednesday will be Dokay day and given over to the Dramatic. Order ol the Knights ot Khorassan, the playground order of the Kiilghts ot Pythias. The Royal Divan of Omar Khayyam Temple No. 141 ot this city will have charge of th� ceremonies for the leading of a large nruuber of Kalghta across the "burnlag sands" and Into the mystic order. To be eligible to atobershlp la the Knights ot KhoraMan the neophyt* must be a member ot the Ri^k ot ICnIght in good standing lu tlM Knlghti o� Pythias, ~~ 'people- � � , must prepare for a Stonier trial *' than any that b?id yet. l?aen fafr. �; ^ ed. The war would drift Into �. , : 1920 and after if the people did ? not pull,tl^selves together * ? tor the>migh.iieBt effort in the, . ^ " 457487 61 1266?062 56 12 14688222 ;