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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 22, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME ALUKl'.TA. THUKSDAY, NOYKMBKR 22, 1017 291 The District Loan Campaign 'New Russian Element in Con- .trol Has Made a Definite Offer to ihe Enemy HOPE TO BRING THE FIGHTERS TO TERMS Peliograd, Nov. Tho Russian government yesterday ordered General Dukhonln, Ihe commander In chief ID open ucgollatlons for an ariolstlce wltlf the commanders o[ the enemy armies The proposal to negotiate peace UBS officially conveyed lo Hie embaasadora'of the allied uallora al Felrograd. What They Mean Pclrograd, Nov. The forma otter o( an armistice lo nil the belllg erenls which the council tit people1! commissaries or Tnc alMtusslan work men's noil soldiers' congress propose! to make shortly. Is not intended ti forecast any cf forl towards a separate peace not desired but that lib rejcc lion ot the nriulslfce proposal by Ger many, even should It be acceptable trfge pointed'out thAt all the ex- ''empUonl except In of wera on tempor- l- ;_' r. Nov. was Rlven'ln (he court of hero lo- maintaining Ihe Dominion govern- mtnl'K control -at lands. to Indians.- In-virtus, of .ih'lay, eight let- ters latent which had becri Issued by the federal authorities conceding lo Ihe Slar Chrome Mining Company, United, the of Cfrlaln lom-ot the rwerv.e ColoValneY. U07CO haj nomina- Dower Henrr Ii in Independ- ent Unionist. A decision Id Oien (Continued on Page Eight) Want f 6 Diy it-Tidpria Yards Victoria, B, 0., NOT. Shlpbnlld Ing carpenters here .who aj-e threilen- Ing to strike for a a dtf wage reach- n decision it t.BUts mttlinf held night., 'Conferances wllh the Imperial, monitions hure' been irlthout ret'ulli board Is wljlliie to give a Sir or (ncrease of fifty cents on tho prei- thft men Intfst oa slrlk- IL Is said Ihe will be closed 'ur, tho mimlllons bodrt." Owlny to the iltmtlon'on IhS'Amerlc'iii slils 'iho licre-wmiM not recognized by Ihe an Sen, Slch abandoned by (he Ah- 4- foana nott 444444 44 v 4 SHAr NOT GUILTY 4 4 IndlinlpoHi, Nov. Dan tninner of Ihe Kansas City and Milwaukee 4 AisoqfaliuB taeball dntrt, .4 wert'najadged Ii5.'be valid. The Issue waa fought by the Quc were compelled lo fly." Cavilry Take Part Urjllsh Army V Headquarters li Nov. the Changes; 'Act Make Very' Peculiar Conditions in Some Places bUtnrn, Nov. made in the 'Dominion Elections Act last ses- j present battle, more .lha Bloiyhavo created a curious situation any other In'the western theatre, hai in'n'Vuniber ot constituencies, partic- Ontario. In ono that pi Forl and Rainy River will be no less lhan three dif- [erent Byslem'a at work in the compila-. .a thing of the past, bu lion of the electoral lists. Per Ihe cily the mounted moo have refuted thl >olis In the division, the list will be' claim. compiled with provision [or appeal toll Field Marshal.ITnlg's blow agalns in appeal hoard; for the rural polls, the" Cambfai front represents true taken on the.savor ot .fighting in oth men struggled In Lh 6'pcri and cavalry made Ihrllllug char ges" against enemy guns; Many mil tnry critics.have long contended lha Canadian Correspondent Tells Of They Have Taken 0 in Year's Fighting Canadian Array Headquarters In France, Nov. Iho Canadian Overseas ,by. side wilh Ihe men from other, parts of the empire nnd of Kmnce, the Can-, adlans have taken n glorious share In the campaign of the past year which has been marked by the steady'- de- cline of the enemy's strength and mor- ale in the western thcalro. Since the fallot Bapanrac signalled to Ihe world, the acceptance of the de- fensive by the central powers In from their forly years' preparatjon, as lo have been tho .theatre of a triumphant olfenslvc, Ihe Canadians have moved surely forward from vie-, lory lo victory. In Ihe desperale flehllng'nl Vlmy Ridge, at Hill 70 and afterwards when our troops closed sleadlly in airraid Lens, winning hack for Franca vital mining regions and finally at Pasa- rhendaelo when by stonnlng the ridge completed the capture-of this key position the Dominion In the known no reversea.-.-.Svhat they have been told lo lake lh.ey.haTe laken. What Ihey have won they have held. Our artillery has come in- lo Us own as never before, until'now. The enemy admits the of onr guns even as he fears to itieet our Infantry.with the bayonel. TO the glory ot Vpres, Fesluberl, Qlrcnchy, SI. Kiel nnd the SOmme, have been added new trlnmpha. bur men HHVO done the wwk glren tSera lo do done II nobly, hut Iho cost has 'jcen heavy. The mnd-Btdln- ed and bailie ecarred haitalloLBThav sadly thinned ranks and have, loat many, officers. Artillery brlatdeB have their itorlci of.days and nights of perpetual shelling, of brare'mcti who tnsKcreil- {Us latt post and-ot brlre officers who fell flgltlng tha enumerators carry out the work from icgirinlDg to end. Again, In the un- organized terrllqry In Ihe division here will bo a third system of com- pllalicV at In all.Ontario consllluencles which nr'c' partly rurni and partly urhan, there will bo in fad, two systems ol compiling the lisle. Electora polling n city polls will-have the right of la- dicta! appeal from Ihe decision of an enumerator; electors voting in a rur- alipoll of Iho same division will have right of appeal. In Bome divisions parlly urban and partly rural there will even dlffor- [e'renl polling hours. Tho polls their doors at 6 n.m. Polls outside city UmlU in the same division open till 0.a.m. A number ot corartiunicatlons vbave. been received by W. F. O'Connor, gen- eral returning o'licer, asking If nurs- es In'Ihe V.A.D. and their TelaUves cnllUed to Tote. reply la made that where the V.A.D. hag been Incorporated.Into the.'forces of serytco under.mllltary'-'cmnnYand, Ihe V.A.D. nu'iBM-'and tielr relatives, have the AMD FEATHERCp Mhin., NOT. tlly remains .undisclosed of the 4 who kidnapped fl; H. Stralemyer, m naturallied American at Oorratn 'a Shay .eontenrfed )M shut in aell -4 traction, drove him In .an automobile oiilslde of town at dusk Ust night, ami ni a lonely spot ipplted teal tar and feathers' because, of. ktiffct Hindenburg Line Has No Ter- rors for the "Contempt- ible Little Army" U. S. PAPERS ELATED OVER THE VICTORY New York, N'ov. here editorially exptcss general ela- tion at Iho striking British victory on Ibe western front. Under Ihe cap- tion. "Who said that tho famous Hln-, dcnburg lino wag Tho' Herald says: "Whether the British advanco be- tween St. Qucntln and Arras Is a straight drive through llnej lhat here-- loforo have held and hare been ax-' peeled to hold or bespeaks a llindeu-. prlaOfichi and guns, ilis statement apparently was made before Meld Marshall night cnmuiuui- atlon waB received and 11 seems cer- Qfu that London will gel a rousing ell chorus. The provinces i-ill follow the capital's eiemnle. 1EIIEFA1IIY NEARIABEH1E Mrs. McMillan Near Death From Kerosene Blaze Baby Burned lo Death (o (he Herald) he same. Tho report of large hauls of prison- ers argues Etrongiy agalnsl tho with-' excuse which will bo advanc- ed by Berlin and bears out Ihe British; statement lhat Lhe allack" came as a complete surprise lo the- enemy. i Three facts bland out from the rec-j ord of Tuesday's and yesterday's ac- Allled supremacy in tho air on the-front cannot Le ques- tioned; without It there could hava been no taking the Germans by sur- prise. The a'dvance was made oul the heavy artillery which In the past lias served as notice of Inlenlion to altack, the lumbering tanks, onco objects of German derls-v Ion, taking tho pltico of the Is a dftvelopment' promises much for the future. '-The-.' fact that Ihe breaking through slight losses to the only establishes tho case for but also proves a broken or breaking morale in a large section of man army. u British, official reporta Indlcele [itatl McMillan and-her year, Vere men and Irishmen. can ot oU'caught enVeloped terrors, --They havfr accptoplishetj the woman In names, >'nd' the baoy against a Hoe dbfended by_ the kalaer's--' lying-near. The baby was- burned to [own supermen all Ihat-1 fb.e -'jpickDd (-_ death" ou the spol, sliock troops of a dual.kalserddni could ;l Ian suffered so severely accomplish against an Kaliaii.liiie.un'; ;v not ospccleii to recover. Air. McMillan M-brklnfi some distance jTrobi.the ho-jse vras attracted by the sceraras and has- tened ID give aid. He.etirteavoTed to rescue liis wile ,nabyV "tut severely burned lifraself The houab .sad Its ccatenls'; were en- tirely strategy, 'lie tad -hammered at the enemy in ..Flanders until they worn.diit completely. He hart driven them back R 3 far as the raiid would permit had compelled them to call ion every ounce ot strength they ha'n lo maintain themselves. Then he suddenly sprang hia sunirise atlflck In an. unexpected quarter, The Hlntleoburg line on tho Cam- rai Irqti't, were the slrongest'the Ger- ipans In the west. The enemy considered them impregnable. Not only were they strongly lertlfiel, but (her we're protected a very ei) belt of tarbcd-wire, i i It was thought thjt: 'only a protracted bora- (CONTINUBD ON PAGK 8) oF mm mmmm .Buffalo, N. Y., NOT. President Oompera announced at the opening of the 'morning session of, tho American Federation of labor convention thai Inasmuch laa the eiccullve council of the federation had subscribed JIO.ODO for Liberty bonds, II had decided lo buy of Ilia Canadian Victory loan bonds, The announcement was received cheers. 4 4 4 4 4 4 .4 BANK CLEARING That is of Will Not Permit Wholesale Exemptions Toronto, NOT.' 'TTe inlenj lo see .thai mllllirr aerrlcq.act 13 enforced ..n.-every'cominunlly, every district, eTerjr pfbTlnce, Impar- nnd ileclareA Sir Rpb- ert. cpurae "ot -.his. art- drjftsa ao Immense audience. vhlch thronged Massor Hall this erenltig to hear the leacter of union goyernment open the campaign In Ontario. The goTcrnraerU, he sold, Ottawa, NOT. Jlorris, clerk ot llio'interior deparlmcHt, was arraigned In court' charged with, while being Infclasa-tfcei-relus- Ing lo comply terms'ottho MIHlary Act In lha! hadld jiot rcporl for mlHtaryTfefflce or npfiear before a military tribunal'ind apply for. exemption. 7 p Morris'pleaded euiHy.to Lhe charge and was remanded'.for a, week', by Mnglstrale who; stated; Ihe decision of Iho court-iwonli be handed on to Ihe minister 'ol' Justice :lo be dealt wilh. Slorris refused an'solutely lo retrait from the sland he'took-when ha was dcriulncd by a Bplsheviki socialism. y I says IbaL the' 'Ylctoryi proves Ihe Incontestable Buperibrily1. -Vl of tho allies In the air. 't The Time3, coniraentlne on the-'re-" marli'able [use of the declares lhal Germany must now be .cpnVlnced, that there is sobelhlns about tho wa'r'.'hl lo be learned frb'ci Ihe IlriUaS'. TIalg's infflnln'nicii proved- thetr, eriqrlty in hand-to-hand combat lp- the1" Germans. Demoiallial.lon crept 'into the ranks. Tha deterioration gone on cumulatively, nniil. at thi.' sight of the Majesty's landships, and shell as they come rumbling 'with Ihe swarming .and shouting- f.inlry behind. Ihem Germany 'pt-'. I ten surrender at discretion.' Says America's Enlry--: Germany! Wj; jV f irom me siano ne-uwK-wnen no waa Amgieruam, arraigned last spite pt every enlry Into'the warris.diJadranUgeaiii effort mado to-persnauo' him -lo'con-Mo us In moral and suit his friends, by court, claiming said Admiral Von TIrpIti, j thai'his utlcr .lack-of sympathy: with man uilnlsler cf Ihe war alms, of the belligerent gov- B meeting of.ihe Fatherland partjf'iV; Dresden! nil 'vrllh' Ih'n' A emmcnls precluded the oC .submitting his (isK to Ih lion of a mllllary would llself tho detlc- Ion3 of .any which'seemed based on Bn Idea df whofesalo cxctnp- llons- Thn Idea of. a referendum should not ha entertained-for a moment. It would raeah a'year'a delay-beforo 'a nan woiilil be avBllable for needed re- ffral, 'and para- mount-dnty, warf the proaecntlon df -Bank clearings fdr-the week 4 lha support of Canadians" ending (oday were (he front, fn dealloe- wllh (he con. a: against the of Iho proflls In food, he ejcplaJn-' lut 4 j as: B.Jopt- of, paiklhg TV. v i per T'T T pfodi would, 11 per" cent at Ms, Ihe other 6? going to Ihe peo- ple through treasury, fecllre slops would .hi taken (o. BATHER Hlfh Ih'ratuth Incrcwed r m i' >i B' r -V New York, .Nov. 21-'. Ten thpiBand Ions oJ sugar; chased for tho Imp's rla_! before- 'and stored In weio seized by Federal Administrator Geo. >I. Kolph placed upon the inarket.lBaJMIafcly. and will be distributed to retillen' by. tba Am- The 'sugar 'TO -DWrnt-Yiir thslgor- enimenl by lie Mwtte-Trwfrort Com- the RU3- Blan no titlrainl for tie yeiterday-.'lne (rans- cd fact 'lhat the Irusl. m'agrialGi'weTe bound our 'defeat' P. ,V "I "regret that ire did facp ol Prealdeat If 'we had done proliably'Vould have leen .very dlfferi! niiw lake. them'- .Ih'iy.-irs. point. oul, military vlew'F' erilry (he war Is cancc lo r Germany had been lata in u.ililg "nfowerfol economic Ihe.'Jf-J but said -that. ali'tho counter gare Brllaln'r' ;