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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 5, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta X. LGTHlWlDliE. ALHKRTA. FRIDAY, OCTOUKK 5, 1017 NTMBEK 23L .Negotiating to Un- ion Ex- peels II NO OF FURTHER CHANGES Ottawa, Ocl. Owing to Hio non- arrival from (lie ivC3t morning of a number of western men who are lo lalto part hi (.ho union government conference, nolMng as yet LIB nmcr- Jallzcd licro In 1'rcmlor to ni alter. Slflon of Alberta, and Han, J. Cajilcr, of Resins, anil Hon. Mr. Mllcliell.' of Alberta, arc fit llio Chalcau Laurlcr. When approached liy n representative of'lbo Canadian Press, .Mr. 'Caldcr InlliuMed ILal there would bo no Immediate conference. asked II ho was lo sco Sir Rob- ert Dordcn lie suggested llial Mr, niigbi have something to say. Tlio premier from Albcrla waa :n.ually uncouitnunlcatfva refi.irdJnK Iho conference nnd would uot pay who- llicr or nol ha was expecting ollic-r western nion (a arrive. Mr. SIHon tb.it the real purpose- oE hl3 vigil to Ihe coital was lo confer with llou. J. D. Helil, minister of customs. In re- gard'lo llie.loiig'standing [lispulo be Iwcoii the' Dominion end Provluclul Kovcrnraenis over the collecltoii of du- ties on materials Imported by tlio pro Dcsylia Iho rellccnco of Iho ln'0 It Is certahi IliaL un- ion government nroposala will bo un- der consideration when Premier 'Mar tin or Drow- Eter of British Columbia, nnd Hon. A. .11. Manitoba, nil oC whom ore expected lo arrive tlin capital. ManUobans Go Cast Winnipeg, Ocl. A. D. Hntl- BOU, iiftorncy-scneral of ?Jnntloba, nnd Jlon. W, "M. premier of kQlchewan, wtfnt past Ihla morn Ing-on tlio. Slcntreal train wltli Olfmvn as Ihclr- doatumUon.1 II Is understood lhat: Itialr'lrlrV Is In connection with the cabinet- reorganization, whlcli la going pri at (he .federal capHal. HOH Sir, irudgOTi'-haa .liccn rollcent- when asfcort RO- ing'casl arid other" racuibera' o[ llie cabinet will'not state why'M trip'.' ft ia .understood thai a caucus7of all tlic Liberal mcirf hers ot. the' Manitoba legislature bo held in HID cily tonight. Expects a 'CoalJtio'n Winnipeg Oct. Robert Ro gers. according to n statement whicli he mnclo UJs mornlnc, is 'of the Ion thai Sir UnbGTl Harden is seriously carrying out his Intention ot formttif, n. national or Onion govermncnl before Iho election. Mr. Rogers things tbat Ihc selection cf Col. C, C. Uallanlync nnd Hugh Gullirfe, K.C., la but a slar toward the Inclusinn of oilier Liberals of outstanding worth: Mr. Ilogcrs declared thai It Iho Intention of Sir Robert Uonlen lo la cluda fn Ills cabinet fi represcnlativi of Uio lalior parly if a suitable mai can bo found. He would nnl say any thing further than he baa already said Croas Meels Laurlcr Toronto, .Oct. (Jlmrles W Cross, atloruQy-ECHDral for Albcrla, ar rived at llio King Edward today from where ho mcl Sir Wlllrlt Lauricr and will no west Ihla afler noon. Mr.. Cross Is ono of Sir frid'e cMeP- supporters in Canada. lie declined lo comment on Iho prescnl situation. Pardee Was (n Ottawa Toronto, Oct. 6. Fred Pardoe member ol parliament for "Wes L-nraMon end for tho Llbe; Election May Come in Dec. OKawa, Ocl. Iho dlssolu Ion of parliament conies speculation a lo Iho dale of election. Kvcry cffore is being made lo ha YD DID cam-- palgn herorc Christmas lolldays and arrangements, with this end In view, nre under wny. In of- Ida! circles, Mondaj-, December 17, a Indicated the most probable late so far as can be forscen at pres- ent, but Ihe lias not as yet been definitely fixed. 'Ao cuormoua'am.ount of wort re- oalng lo bt' done. Hcglstrars have lo bo appointed before the writs can lie Issued- Then coniiis the appoint- ment ot a wlioic army of enumerators viiosc duly It will be to add lo the Isle the name a "of female relatives of oldiers who aro cntillcd to Ibe, fran- chise and lo strike'olf illsfranchlsed men of enemy origin.- Tlic cnfranclilslDg of soldiers has necessHnled the creation of a whole electoral machinery overseftg. Nom- ination tlay will be four prcr- loiia lo election day and during ibnsc four wccVs, soldiers overseas may cast their unllols. Battle Now Raging One of Most Important of War British Have Won ii.Vidory Which Hanks With the Oilier Great Victories of the of Prisoners llnvc'Ueeii Hun in Ter- Intended Attack on HrHfoh Stopped by Itarnift-e Which (Guises Great Repulsed u Strong Sin-prise Attack, CJ Ocl, 4." Premier Dressier addressing a-TneeUng of the Men's and -Women's Liberal ;iE36cin- ttons here tonight Raid-he.would con- sider U bis duly jo fbrl lierc" id great irtove- mcnt for the advancement and con- Interests ol Canada. hi any. auch-'moTejOn his part he be- lieved-the pwple of British Columbia would back him up. "I think It Is my. duly." be said, "it 1 have no other business there at. this time to'Jso ID Ollaya lo protect Uri- lish Columbla'E interests conscious o( ihft fad Itat il will be frnposslble for nny one province (J steer d lone course ne far aa winning the war Is concerned, f believe before the war Is closed Canada-wlH nol liavc lo so lo such an extreme ns lo be ntlcrly Dut ovon If (hat should lie tlie case I believe 11 to be Ihc spirit of every Canadian glv.e lo Ihc last man and dollar lo win Ihc 'war. One of (he prime considerations of Ihc cab inel al the present lime Is lo lead the licople of Canada. In the proper and most liencflclal way. It la Umo wo stopped talking of one party as dis- loyal and another as loyal: This la n time' we waiit to jml our beat fool lirsl. 1 am convinced tha'l Is Ihe ouo Lbought dominant In Lhe minds of all the people of Canada at tlita time." CAPT. BUtUJHAM HARRIED Ottawa, Ocl. 5. It.l3 announced that Captain IL Uurnbam, Consorva- llvo member (or PctcrLoro, was rtcd hern last Salyrday to Chris I Inc. only daughter of Jamea GHlicrlst of Bradford, England. Serious Situation Results From the Elevator Strike at Interior ofertlors, Ihe loading. If permitted 10 BO 'on, would havo- rap- Idly run up to. the1 1015 maximum uf cars' per day. Wltli no-'nntnad- Ing Ilils would mecn (htl In a Very days the cnttro aTallahle rolling ituck Of WOllId bo Winnipeg, OcU Manitoba Free I'rca3 aayg today: "Tlie anncnincerncnl of a complete, .embargo on all loading or grain In Iho country .by Ihe various railway .companies on account of tho strike of terminal clovator c'mploycca dl tho lako Irani has fcelilnd It a lilslory 'which Is of E'cat Interest to Ihc pub- lic. It has generally been considered needful, In U'c Interest of farm- era and business allko, that from 50 to CO per cent, ol tho crop should bo moved across (lio lakes before llio close of navigation. Special Urgency. "This tlicro was-a special pnlrlotlc 'urgency for tho movement' tu- iju-Carly and the allies nocilcil brcnil, tho United Stales iroiili) not lie In n HiJnil much, IT nny, o[ their surplus, hoforo .Innnnry neit, nnrl western to (nrnlah Iho supply up lo that.- time. "Tills la what'the slrlko and Ihn embargo mean: Al Oio lake front, U'hcn cvcrythlne Is working on vnl- vet, ilicro Is a maximum load Inc cap- nctty for all liousea ot cars fir ilnys. There aro already on track loaded ol tho lakes on tlie three cars'. Up lo tho present iaya Iho forward rnovemenl tit qucnce of the euemy'e JOSSPS In the. (roons aud Ihe.assemljlr of Ihe enemy area of liis Inlended attack, ftw cqun-lfor couiilcr-atlacks, ler attacks have yel Two "The assault was delivered by EnK- counlcr uKacKs early fu the llsli, Aiufratfon and New Xealxnd rti-! oasl of wore In) visions. Induced among Uic Urilltli} troops were battalions from twenty- eight counties. Tbcre wero London, Eng.. Ocl. ThousanJ.'i of prisoners WLTC la ken by the llrltisli In Utc new drive be- gun yesterday. All Drltlsh objectives vvcro won, Including positions char- acterized as havlDB "great ImporL- anco." New Captures London, Oct. villages o[ lieu It11 :intl N'nordenhoek were t-aplur- ctl by Hiitlsli trtiops who nko secured "DC high ground overlooking lletlalre, of Ypres. Australian rcRlmcnin oolc tuc vlllafic oC UrocJzindo and cs- themselves v.-cll over the rlilgc five miles casl of Yprei. Tho official sLMcmcnt says: "Souih of Uio JJenljj road, whoro only a Kliorl I Qamo leas settled. The wind incrcas-j allaclt. Our casualties have been advance waa Intended, our objectives ed eleadlly last night and throughout J light. In addition lo llio prisoners cacu taae broken up by our lire before reach Ins our noslifona. Another i-umi- ter attack uortheasl of Langenurrk re-; also two liatlaltons trooi Bcollaud, Ire- suKod In severe ligbting, but It was I land and. Vales. lo drive.oar troops from the "Al all ;njinla rapid progress was positions they bnd gained. Luitr lu] made-fiwi Ihc start. Enemy Losses Heavy ''The my'a losses throughout Iho enemy, I rrljolc Jighllng liavo teen exceedingly "The weather, whlcb ilurint our prc-j ln-avy, Lelni; gieally increased ihe Tiarallons for the attack gnvu promise i unusualriiumber ol German traops on of continuing favorably, yesterday be-1 the lialllcfroiiL at ttio opcjiing of our ihe aHcrnoon three, other unsmccss-.- ful coniner atlacka were made hy lliei (lie battle hud bloivn strongly Irtom tho ivest. at times ivlth tljp forct; of a gale, and had bjien accoiapauicd by stoims of rain. The.sc adverse condi- lions added lo.the dimcnUy of the ad- vance and lo tiie work 01 our airmen. Notwithstanding" thle, our alrc'raft per- formcd valuablo work nnd. afforded us information from time to lime, both regarding the "positions of our awn were rcarhed al aa early hour. N'orCti of Ihe road Iho Urillsh carried the lamlel ol Poldtrhock and Poldcrhock chateau where sharp fighting orcurrcd, ind drove Ihe euemy from numerous 'arras and small woods soutli nnd east of I'olygou Wood. AuslraHan iroopa captured niitl denred the bouses on HID Zonnelieltc- LJrocdzlndc road. New Zealand Iroojis look Grnvenstafel and on llieir left oilier English divisions continued tbe .Inc of our advance and reached Ihc outskirts of 1'uelcapcllc. AVllhln a short Lime of Llie opcr-lng ot tlic as- sault our flrsL objectives had been gained on the whole front of attack. Notable Success "Tho advance against our final ob- [ccltves carried out In accordance with Hie plan and was altcnfldd by nol- ihlc success. Hngllsh trnoua look Iho 'Illagcs of Hcutel ami iVoortlcnhoshc jJitl secured the high ground over- .ooklufi'Uecclaerc. Auslrallnn troops coiilurcd Hrocdsefnde and establtahcd well over Ihc" crest ot Ihe river five miles cast of-Ypres jives ohscrvatlcm eastward. On tho flltach I-Jnglish troops car- ried the greater part nf PoelcapeHc village and secured I be line of ILcir objectives easl of Pofilrnpcllc church. "The whole of our objectives had liccn captured by inldday. Inforrati- llon pblained from prlsontirs and ccm- hy .idcnUficalioiis o( Gnrmin units and by Ihe numbers'of Gorman established the Tact that our nl- lack anticipated by a few mlnulcs an attack in force by five German divi- 215 tons of bombs on objectives be sions from Polygon hind Ihe German Hues. We nave al- Dropped On Hun Lines, Whilfc Enemy Dropped Fou? London, General Maiirlce. today, in discussing aerial operallons "The has cot abroad .we arc a long way behind In LheTalr, nol only'le- hiud the' Cei-mang'ltml also tchjnrl lite Frencli. TuafW noLjlrue. Durlcg Llie ITCR on Ihc ;area. In tha same period, British arlalors droppeti to Xonnebeke. Few Counter Attacks "Our artillery barrage descended upon Ihc enemy's troops as they iverc assembling and tiro hostile attack never (ooh Those of the ene- my's infantry who escaped the of artillery by the advance of our Infantry. In consc- Umo loading has not liccn running much over c.irs n clay, Irilt rvldi thof'ino threshing u-cnthcr yvlilcli nnd the .Brovvlng receipts tied itp, nnd as Iho anloadlng capac- ity Ql maximum Is only cars per day, thcro would before (lio close of navigation lo clear the cqulpmenl of Us'load. Need ftfr "There nro Jual daya betivcon now and Ihe of navtgailon In which lo move IOOjOOOroOO bushels ol wlicnt Cor grain supervisors as hli tho conrao grains that must bo moved also. Tho alrlke has lirnn on four fays. "Were nny furlLor Inlorlor loading normlUetl, crcry. avnllftblc empty car wniilrt1 shortly no load, nnd no cmpty-VArs rclurnJng to'Iho country. "tvcry terminal yard would be congealed for 6esl fend wost lioimd freight; .eonscquenlly the only aotullon (or was lo cm- uargo all grain Joadfng except lo government Inferior clcvilors and flour mllla.' Delay to AMiei. J'Every. day thftf jtrlko laata 11 de- nt (0 fllllca, to say nothing the loss, dclny ann oxpcrflfe to (lie people of WeatCTri lo the Hernld) JTagralli, Ocl. was receiv- ed liercj today of Ihe death In action of Jack Sn'cel, ivho was a parlncr here of Jlr. Roberts, contractor and palnler. His brother nnd mother re- eldo In (lie old coimlry. lie fias no relatives hero but has many friend a. He cnlislcd jwIlK the 13th hut later transferred to Inb He was killed In acllon on AngURt 31. FORMER CANDIDATE FOR GOV'R. INDICTED Minneapolis, Minn.', Oct. O. Bcnlall, former socialist candidate for governor of Minnesota, was.Indicted by (lie federal grand Jury on two counlB, One Jmlfclment charges him with atlcmpllng lo cause Insubordina- tion, disloyally nnd mutiny nnrl refua- al of duty In llio United Slatc3 mill- tary forces. The other charges him with urging n hired farrn hand, .Tohn KsssnljD, not lo register1 for nrafl. When arralEncd in the federal coutl, Denlall pleaded not Kullly to both charges. No dale for trial has been set. ways Ictl the enemy in Ihe air, and arc stfll leading. started bomb- Jug from airplanes and they follow- ed.' Rut always have been and more than tivlce. as rnuch as they are able lo do.. We slarled to USD airplanes by em- ploying niaclilnc guns against the enemy's Iroops. The Germans cop- led ihls, but never so successfully. During the whole battle of -Ypres, from July 3J to the present, vro have not allowed Ihe Germans lo Inlcrfere with the regular routine of our TO- connar333nces and photoffraphlf ma- chines ond olher necessary offensive QCtlvUICB." ,Tho iotal air losses In London last night, General Maurice said, were 51 persons killed and 247 icjurcd. "During Iho first nine months of Ihis -Gen. .Maurice conlinuttl. 'the losses from "air raids werp: 191 persong killed and 7-13, wounded, as ngafenL 4S? killed and injured In Irnlllc tn the MelropolUan area. Some Good Work. London, Oct. following of- ficial communication wfls Issued.last flight dcallne wllli tho aviation branch ol Die nrmy: "Low clouds and a high west wind Wednesday jnarte aerial work almost Impossible. In '.splto of Ihcsn con- ditions a lilllc aerial work vois car- ried out and tour i.f ovir machines nl- (nniptctl (o bomb one of Ihe enemy's olnlromea. "One ol Ihcm reached and bombed its objective urn! olhers succeed- ed In dropping Uieir.bombs on other targets behind Ihc enemy's line. "Very few. hostile aircraft were seen. One German airplane waa driv- en down oul of control. Ono of soui machines Is mis a Ing. "Later reports show a sevenlh hos- Iho machlno was downed-Tuesday, In addition (o tho six previously re- rn ire also i-apluft-J a few guns and much oilier material." French Repulse Attacks Paris, Ocl. 5. French troop.i during last nlglil repulsed fiernmn surprise altacks In Champagne and In Upptr Alsaco, the o.Ticfal siatemcnt from llio war office today says. There was vio- lent artillery activity along the rlgliL hank or the Meusc in the Vcrduu re- gion. The statcnient reads: "The enemy attempted without suc- cess several surprise a'ttacfcs during Hie nigh I, especially In Champagne cast ot Ihc Oullc De Souain ami In Up- per Alsacu near .Machelbach. "TJjero was violent artillery actions I on ihe right bank of the Meusc In the i region of Bezonvaux and Hill 344." A Great Victory, British Front In France and Bel- ;lutn. Oct, Brtlfsh arms today achieved one of the grerH- cst victories of Ihc war in a Iremen- dous titsault begun at dawn against he German -positions easl and norlh- easl ot Ypres. lndcc.il, when the whole story of llila hallle has been :olfl it may lake ils pJace as an un- equalled Irlumplr of three years of conflict, for each successive 'rep fir I rotn Ihc seething caldron along this front adds lo the "importance ol the success recordecl. Depth of- Mile and Kaff. Trow ri' point. Ypres rail-' vay stathn-.on. Hhc north" to': tho Yprcs-Menin highway -on the Ike men of Ihe Brllisli empire have surged forward with an irresistible 'orcc which at aomn places, carried Ihem to a dctpli of yards over. slill more ol Ihe German keystone posllions in llie Passdicndacle-Ghel- well ridge system of defences. Oa lie northern wing of the advance Ihc British have reached PoelcapeHc and west from Ihe Passchenrinelc Ghelu- Ulli Of Davies Co. Otlawa, Evening Citi- zen says: F. O'Connor, cost ofllv- ITIK couimlssioner labor depart- ment, stated (his morning thai he has secured permission fiom the attorney- general o[ Ontario to IndlcL Mr. E. C. fox, of Ibe William Davies Companyh of Toronto, for failure to supply cer- tain inrorrnallon icrjueslKl by the de- partment. I was In Toronto said -Mr, O'Connor, 'and while there I se- cured the permission required. These people are not to be treated ns a law unto themselves.' "Kdvrard Carey Fox Is general man- ager ol toe William Davis Company. Ills evidence In Iho bacon enquiry at Torouto Ibe other day wag very lu- Icresllng." HUNG LAFOLLETTE IN EFFIGY IN HOME STATE Sheboygao, Lafollette hung In Qulgy on Ibe bridge liorc yesterday in a dummy stuffed with slraw and Us shoes palaled yel- low with a large placard on it which, bore the name "LaToilette." The bridgo railings were eovercrt with crepe. A. passerby, thinking it a humna body, nollficd the shcrlfT, who rut the dum- my down, and placet! It la tha'county jail. Telegraphic Briefs ox PAGE C) HESTORE HUN FLEET Amsterdam, Ocl. Berlin i palcli says the rc-icbstag'has adopleA a bill fof rnstoralioa ot Ihe German uicr'cJiarH.ReeL." The hill, provides n .slate subsidy to for re- construction of merchant -vessels. STRIKERS ARRESTED Madrid, Oct. of ihe mem- bers cf the which di- rected the recent genfral strike Spain liavc been sentenced to solitary confinement for lite by courlmarlial, Three others were given-eight years In prison and two received sentences of imprisonment for Lwo years and-a half. The two women members of the committee were acfrulltcd.. Elevator Workers Holding Out For Not x Improved BOARDS TRADE WANT SOME DRASTIC ACTION Ollfiwa, OcL officials of tho .alor department had received no ivonl up to neon today wltlS regard to [lie strike of elovaloi: employees al Fort William. Hope wan eiprc3Sed that tho trouble would soon b? adjust- ed, but until Ihe m In Later hears from Fair Wage Officer Crompton, vrho trying to B'djuat the difficulty the de- partment has DO official Information LO on, Need Drastic Action Winnipeg. Ocl. board j, of ado and prominent citizens met to- day at the grain exchange and ap- pointed a commlttca'to represent to the government, the necesslty-of dras- tic acllon to end thb strike at Fort and to prevent svnr furtuer: labor (rouble at that or other eleva- tor polnLg. A wire was'eent to Ottawa urging the ImmodTato necessity ol armed protection for elevators anrt other niC3sages will ba formulated and sent during the afternoon. No Developments In Embargo Winnipeg. OcL Una morning, C. P. II. officials slated that" there were no tlevelopruents com rjcclloo with the embargo on'grain chlpmenLs to points..Although, tha embargo' will prevent a serlaua age ol care the grain business ot tho enllro weal-will remain at a stand- still until the terminal elevators re- o aperatluns. Elevator Owners Meet Winnipeg, OcL meeting of the clvcator owners waa .held yesterday afternoon for the purpose of discuss- ing whether Ihey would dlaconflnuo buying grain in the west" until the slrlke at Ihc terminate was scttle'J; PAGE NINE) Oct. carried hy a majority of twenty- five hundred up.to srven o'clock last night. Returns 'are Incom- plete. Wanl It In Monlreal.'Too ilonlrcal, Ocf, clly of Que- bec having expressed a desire lo go Into (be dry _ column temperance forces in Montreal today began, organ- izlng'lo abolish Ihc bar in .Montreal nnd Sbcrbrooko, the remaining hTg cit- ies of the province nol yet dry. The fcrnpcrnncc organlznUong will first at- tempt lo maHo Montreal dry by by- law antl R meeting'of the anii-nlcohoMc league and tlie Dominion alliance to consider ways nnd means o[ doing thlg will be held early next week. GENEROUS TREATMENT Pctrograd, Oct. provisional government has decided to permit General SoukhoirjIlnofT, the former minister ..of war, who was convicted of Ircnson lael ivoek, lo SDITQ his lerm in Ihe SI. Peter and St: Paul pri- son Instead of In Siberia. Thft" gen- eral's wife pleaded lhat if JIB were Ecnt to Siberia an attempt might he made ,to murder him. DECLARE STATE OF WAR TURKESTAN 115 nOHBS ON FRANKFORT Amsterdam, Ocl. statement Is- suer! at Krankforl-On-Maln, says lhat cneitiy airmen appeared over the clly at o'clocK Tuesday night and dropped 113 bombs during a fivc-mln- ulo allack. Five pc.rsnna arc reported Injured, material damage wng'srnaH. The" enemy was sitHlcctcd lo lively gun fire. f least'I.COO.OOO of Ocl. Hrlligh cruis- er Drake was torpedoed and on Tuesd.iy. Onn officer aud men wore hilled by HID .explosion. The, remainder uf Hit ship's company were saved, MILK PRICES JUMP Saskatoon', Ocl.. spile of thr, food controller's request, one Saskatoon dnfryman has Increased lila prices. -Milk now sells at seven quarts for n dollar Instead of Int- Ler being iho summer price' here this Ocl. 6.-rTho has declared a stale of war In Turke- stan, where revolutionary movements ttoke oul early lllis week. The elftia- ,Ioji Rppcared.to be JiecoininB normal, wlien It suddenly fiarca ijp again. As D pro Us L against Ihc Gt expedition, the council workmen's and soldiers' delegates In Toschkenl, (he capital, has proclaimed a general strike. Oct. Announce- ment waa made today by Hon. W. J. Hanna, food controller, that 'jflfiv'Rtlar.B.rscammended ?nrf.ap- proved by order In council are now psrt of (he Jaw of the land and such should bo enforced by the regular police authorities, of laxity In connec- tion wllh the enforcement of the food liwa are now being brought lo the attention of the attorney- of each of (he provinces. WEATHER Forecast: .Fair, terhffcraturfc little .thenge. In of WIN-WAR. PARTY NOW IN MONTREAL Montreal, Oct. new parly was formed last night In Victoria Ilallr Wcslmonnl, 'named "The wln-lhe-wtir elcclornl 'nssQclatlon ot Wcalmounl-Sl. wb the-wor i rfriapoacs fo elect a win- WILL REPLY London, Ocl. German vice- chancellor. Dr. Karl Helferlcli Is quoC- cd in aji Exchange Telegraph dispatch from Copenhagen to the effect lhat Chancellor Mfctiaclis will reply on Sat- urday to Ihe Socialist regarding assistance said to have been given hy, Ihc German aulhorillcs In Iho dissemination of pan-German pro pagamla. LUMBERING ACTIVITY Prince .Albert, Indica- tion or the demand in Iho west la contained lii (he announce- ment of tho' pilaus or Ihc Prince Al- bert Lumber company of IhlB clly and the Ladder. Lake 'Lumber Company of Dig niver, Sask, comjianlea have sent on I a call for 3400 men and 760 learns tor logging work IhiG win- They propose (brut ono, hundred million feet of, lumber In Iho next 12 months In eighteen to twenty legging The expendllurcg of Ihc com- panies for lahor, food and horse feed will run over P. million and a half dollars.- ISVIliY .Adrocalo W. D. Llgh'thull, K.C., Liberal, ex- pressed disapproval of Sir Wilfrid LaurJer'fi slflnd oii conscription. Samuel W. Jacobs, wns nomin- alcil last .night '.by the, Liberals ot George Kllenoo Carllcr division 63 tho the coming gener< al election. REPUDIATE BENNETT. .Vew.-Vork. Oct. candidacy of William M.; dennctl, a former stale ecnator, for mftyor ot York on (he Republican (Ickct, was r'cfimllafcd last Aliht'by, Iho ncpubltcan county cornmllleo of New York county by ft tt-UJ'tfl'ttis- Vulcan, says: Tho coming federal when- ever ft takes place Is going' to be.cn exciting affair (mills, consllnency, as John Held, of Van couvcr, hag been .nominated to con- Icst It In Ihc Koclntlnt Interest., Mr'. Itehl will lio romombered as apoken hore some agti In o'p- EDsltlon to the the'h proposed' com- pnlflnry service mcasuro. lio la a vigorous fighter and a good speaker. There Is an unconfirmed. rumor, lo the. effect that tho peo- ple arf. contemplating placing can- didate In Ibe field. The Liberal nnd Conservative candidates 'aro George Lane, CajBajy, nnrl J. g. Mavor, Baa- san'A Vhrro Is ft rumor that If H6nV A. Li, Slfton Joins a union government lie will run In Bow 'Hlrir, I'elrograd, Oct. Premier Kerensky'E reply to Iho de- nianrl of the' democratic congress lhat no slep toward naming a cabinet be' mado without the of -.ihe- congross nas ft nolintaiion that be- fore another day expired ho would announce the personnel ot a new coali- tion ministry, which already had been chosen. This announcement was made to SI. Tzrelelli, ot the main committee ot the congress. Lato tonight, after a taigthy aes- elou oC Iho present cabinet and tho other scheduled to occupy portfolios, la the ncn- one, tbo following- unoHlc- lals list wns announced: Premier, A. F, Kcrcnaky; Minister of foreign at- fafra, M. I. WreKchcnko; Jllnlster of the Interior, II. Xlliltin; Minister of agricuUnre, M. Maslof; Minister of laior, SI. Skoheleff; Jtlnfsler ot sup- plies, JL Prolopovllch; MlnlEler of finances, M. Bernalzsky; Minister religion, M. Kortasheff; ,Minister of public irelfare, M. Kiahhln; Mlfilater of trade and industry, A! I. Konovn- lofi; State controller. M. B. MyrnoH; Minister ot justice, M. Mslyanloyitch; Minister of education, M- SolasMn; President of the ecumenical council, M. TretyskofT; Minlstor of war, Gon, Verkhoveky; Minister ot marine. Ad- miral Verdervskl. The constitutional democratic parly, against which tho democratic con- gress has been In opposition. Is repre- sented by- Klshkln, Konovulolf and Smrrnoff. The' portfolios ol -foreign affairs, war, marine and Interior re- main unchanged. i' Strong Revolutionary Authority, I'etrograd, Oct. 4. h5 democratic, congress by a'vole of S39 to 100 has. passed a resolution declaring that It Is Indlspfnsablo lo constitute a strong revolutionary militarily whtch would follow tho pro- Brajn of tho .Moscow conference of last August ami would carry out ati- ncllvo policy lending lo the rcallza; tlon of a general peace. Tbe congress directed tho main committee .to cheese five of Its members to draft a scheme for forming such authority. resolulfon-was prepared by llie committee, lepreaonllng nil .the par- lies In Ihc mngresS. and Eels-forth tho -velws and prlnclpfes agreed to by. a majority of the conference. The resolution was submltlflf! J_i_ con- gress by Tseretclll, former cdblnci mjnialer. r .SHOT GUVNEMER, Araaterday, Oct. k Iho Cologne Gazette It was Flight Lieut. Wlsseraann, since hlmsfH has been killed, shot 'dowrl Caplaio Guyncmcr, (ha. French avlaior. fn. last letter to his WJssoraann according lo Iho rowspflper, told theni not lo bo for Lhjm for li( never have ft more enemy lhari Ouyacidftr, ;