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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 10, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME X- ALHKKTA, WEDNESDAY, OCTOHKH 10, 1917 NUMBER 251 REVOLT IN GERMANY-GIANTS TAKE THIRD, 2-0 Another Great Victory Has Been Won by The Allies In Drive on Belgian Front Now Thai a Liberal From Maritime Provinces Will'Enter Cabinet NEW LINE-UP OF PORTFOLIOS MADE Ottawa. Ocl. Morning GUI- ccn Ocallng with tho union govern- ment negotlalions says; "It is fald a prominent MnrUlrno Province Liberal will In his lot with Iho unionists. Premier Murray ot Nova Scotia Is'mentioned. Of tto wcBlemcrs, Premier Slltori, Hon. J. A. Calder and T- At Crnrnr will bo hi Uio Kovcrnmeni Euccesi j. A. urnrar win uc in uio the' negotiations prove i'stul! Dr. Clark will probably j In without portfolio! Mr. Hudson hiia been eliminated and Premier Marlin haa no asplratloAs. "On, the assumption of a favorable cul in i nation. Iho proposed cabinet Elate, ot is: Sir Robert Bar-1 deu, premier; Hon. J. D. HRZOU, rlno arid fisheries; Hon. C. J. justice; Hoii.'C. C. Dallantyne. public works; HOD: E. P. Ulonriln, iiDSlmaEler. general; Ilnn. Albert Sevlguy, Inland revenue; Hon. J. D. Jieid, Blr Thomas While, financa; Sir Ed- ward Kemp, overseas militia; General Mewburn, minister of militia In Can-1 nda; Hon. Arthur Mclghcn, secretary ot stale; Hon. J. A. Calder. interior; T. A. Crerar, agriculture; Hon. A. L. EHton, customs; lion. Martin Uurrcll, or R. F'. Green, labor; Sir James Loug- liccd, minister of a new portfolio to )no.; alter rclnmcd soldiers; Sir Gco. Foster, trade andv commerce; Dr. Clark" ncd Hou. Georgo II. Murray, without porHollo.' War Council "H is proposed 1o create a war coun- cil of five members who will have complete' control of thn mobilization of CariRda'a resources of men anrl money for- tho War. This lion ot Ihcso matters deferred four or five-years. Naturally there la considerable on- osltJon to Die.union proposals from both political camps, but Iho dtsposl- lion of botli negotiators Is (Q brush tills opposition aside if a satisfactory basis.of union can be ar- rived at. further' negotiations will ho necessary before It can he defin- itely decided whether a satisfactory of union can be reached. ..KaiMng this it Is understood Hint Sir Robert Dordeti proposes to fill cabinet vacancies with others. CarveII Mentioned Ottawa, Oct. K. C. BrcwEtcr, of Brilli'u Columbia, who arrived from tho .west today, loat no time In''getting, in touch with other western Liberals. Thli artcrnooo, F. )1. Carvcll, of New DrunswIcVt, return- ed to (lie Tt Is f'sld to bo the de- sire of tho western men to include Mr. Carrel! in any utilon cabinet thai is Torroed. Hon. Sidney Fisher also ar- .rlvcd In capital today. lie of tlie -jiremicr, General Mcvrhurri, Hon. Arthur ML cii and Hdni'a. H. h'e'Joi. Ih's T.cw11 not it would to Honi'Arthur Slfton. name of N. W. K.C., Is also Ihc speculation and hla Inclusion is being urged In some quarters." Few Developments. Oct. ivere lovr developments In connection with Hie union gorcrnnioiil negotlntlons Ibis morning, lion, (leorgc H.' Murray, jtfemler'of Nova Scotia, la said to he on his way to tlie capital. Btr George fi a meat i, of Quebec, Js mentioned as ItoJne n pablr.ct possibility. There wfla no conference between Sir Holi crl Donlen and Iho western men Injs warning, hut "Hon. J. A. Cnlder visited nt- noon the -East Slhick where llio jirimo minister's office Is located. The negotiations will doubtless ho continued Ihls afternoon, hut wheth- er optimistic predictions' Mint union will .he consummated before the day is oyor, are lo be verified It Is diffi- cult lo say. DovclopmciitB might come on the other, hand, 'definite happenings .may bo.poatponcd until well Lowarcls' Ihc end of (bo week. It la satd lhat (lie western Liberals inalat upon the government giving j pledge to hrlrte on nnothcr election B3 soon as llio war. la over. -They arc It is said, to let matters of do inc. 3 He policy sucli ns tho .tariff Btann aside- until the war la over, but they do'not'favor having consldcra They Planned to Form Work- men's Committee (o Paralyze; Fleet Oct: Admiral Von. Capclle, German rniinlsler of marine, announced In (he relchalag London, OcL Several counter- attacks were mudu by the Germans last night In tho neighborhood of the Vprcs-Stadeii railway. Today's offic- ial statement says these allacfca were repulsed but that south of the ratl- Tvay. on K iront ot yards, the Hrltish advance troopa were .forced back a short distance. French Advance WMh the French Armlet In Fland- ers. Oct. (By the Associated Press) The French advance north ol Vprca today reached the village of Veltlhock, soutjh of thq forest of IIouJ- Ilioust, making the depth of tho for- ward movement about one mile. On1 their way through (he marsh- lands where progress only was pos- sible over rapidly laid board ivalke, sometimes exceeding a mile in length, he French rushed and overcame the real 5 Lance of numerous blockhouses constructed of reinforced concrete and bristling wllh machine guns. Several ci tensive farmhouses, organized in delay Iho attackers and only demolish- ed partly by Ihe iireparatory artillery fire, also were taken. Heavy Losses Thero Is evidence on all aides lhat ic Germans sustained severe losses. The French casualties were tew as on the occasions of the last two attacks In cooperation with the Hrillsh, when (heir tola! losses of all kinds were far exceeded by number of unwouW- cd prisoners captured from (ho Ger- mans. Offfcisl Statement Paris, Oct. A further advance has uceri mado by the French troops which look the orfensire yesterday In Uelgium, In cooperation tho Brit- ish. Papcgoet Farm has been caplur ed, llio war office announces, and more prisoners have been taken, i The statement follows: "In Belgium we made further prog ciTin Ihe committee of delegates on" the'1 Russian model the..fleet, so as lo force to zrfalce peace. The guilty snd have recelred. Uieir jiut deserls, the minister addfrfl. Admiral Von attempted lo link the radical ioclaHits the plot. He said theTrlngleader cussetl the plot wllh Denulles .HBBSC and Vojglhcrr, in'the Rndlcal Soc- ialist room in the'relchslafc Inilldlng. The dcpiillPB had called; attention to the dangerous nature of and had advised the greatest caution but had agreed to Turnlah' propaganda material. Socialist depullea Interrupted Iho speaker with cries ot .Deputy David of tne SocIiUate, De- manded Ihe governmehl lo produce proof Dntl that.the retch stag should suspend In .the 'meantime. Chancellor Micha'ells earlier in the session had referred to- Ihe aflatr, runioTA of ivhlch erldenUr'had'gain- ed public ctrculRtlon.' 'fle declared lie could not cooperate, with nor rec- ogntzo R party which put. ItBell tbe- yond .the pale 07 .acllrUtes directed egalnal Iho Another Great Success yards ot Passchendaele, thereby British Fronton Kraiice and Rol rrenchlng away almost all that re- ;lum. OcL the, Aaeoclaicd malned lo the Germans of their fam blow struck British and French forces today L a wfde eecUou of (he German defences between the HoultholsL for- cal and Zroodselnde lesuKoJ In another great success. Over much or this front ball Kauff np; ball John-: Collins SEALING CAPT. DEAD VictorlS, D. 0., Ocl. M. Foley, aged 72, who in the early 'SO's waa one of the beat known sealing cep- l.ilns sailing out of Victoria, died last nlEht at Coronado, Calif. Hoc be- Ktngslon. Onl., Oct. Sul daj- fl writ was Issued in (he supreme court of Ontario. The plaintiff ivas Sister Mary Basil. The flefPDdanls are Archbishop Strait, Mother Francis Jlcgls, the Sisters or Charily ol Hie House ot Providence, Dr. Daniel Plic- lan, Police Constable Nnylon, Slater Mary Vincent, Sister Vary Magdalene anil Sister Mnry Alice. Tlio plaintifE lias for more than Lwcnly-ulne years been a slsler ol charity ol Ihe House'of Providence She claims that In September, 1016 her room al SI. THary's-On-Thc-Lake was Inlo by Po.lce Constable X-jylon, and lhal, assisted Ijy three Ehlcrs, an attempt vras made to ab duct her lo the province ot Qucljcc. The issue of (lie has quite a sensation In legal circles. the dlvlElon in Iween Poclcapolle ant] (he J forest. They ivcrc transporled motor lorries, from noulors and rived.at Iho advancetl- uorait of ihe-nature of tie'country and cnughl in tho ad.infe fonp. tno hours laler they were no-.vUdcrcd and j'Ul up mile The attack launched as dawn was breaking. The French armr on the let! flank or the British were [ac. Jus. lirobably Uie ivorsl section along thi> line, tor the ground over which they had to ndvnnce-was Interlaced itllh little Elrcams and the rsln hail turned tho ground into a bog. (CONTINUED ON FAQS -1) UNFILLED TONNAGE. New York, Oct. tonnage on the books of the States Steel Corporation on 'Scptem 30 last was Ions, a crease of. from 'August 31 to Iho monthly, statcu of..tho cprnbratlon -4 Tills is Uie lillh monih lj- decrease in the Mg'rires'sliice t high record of was tabllslied last April.. NO IMPEDIMENT Amsterdam, Ocl, Ihe relchslng, Foreign" Secretary Von said, according tp a Ber- lin disnalcb, thai as far ns lie was able to view the world's situation, (here was no impediment to peace, no ques- tion which coulfl not be solved by-no-' gotiatlons, except for the Fvcucli de- mand for Alsace-Lorraine. New ENposures Made at Wash- ington Show Dnslardly Plots Were on Fool RtSU-AJIERICANS WEHE IMPLICATED Waslilnglon. Ocl. lo'sure of Ambassador Von Bem- itorlf's activities In Iho United States, Including proposed dzstruc- lon of 'the Canadian Pacific, Rail- way at several points, was given la- clay by, Secretary of Slnto Lansing who made public three telegrams vhlch passed between the ambassa- dor and Iho German foreign. oHlce. Tho statement, follows: The secretary of slate publishes :ho following two telegrams from tho jbrnjan foreign office lo Count Yoh Dcrnstorlf In January, 1016. 'January Secret. Gcaernl staff desires energetic action fn re- lard .to proposed destruction ol Can- adian Pacific Hallway at several wJlh a .rleir to complete and protracted Interruption of traffic. Captain noehm, who Is -knoivu on your side and Is shortly returnlns, has been given Instructions. Inform the military attache antTprorldc the necessary funds. (Signed) 'Zimmerman.1" 'January 25. For military at- tache. You can obtain lo persons suitable for- carrying on sabotage In the United States and Canada from the 1, Joseph 'Macgarrlty, Phlladelphli, 2, John P, Kcdtlny, Avenue, Chicago; 3, L Jere'mlah. O'Lcarj', No, 1G Park How, New Yort ".'One and tivo are "absolutely re- liable and discreet. 3 Is reliable but not always discreet.- These sons Trere" Jndlcaied by Sir Roger In the" United "Stales sabotage can be carried out on cfery kind ol factory for-supplying-munit- ions of.war Railway embankments anrl bridges must not he touched. Embassy mngi In no circumstances be compromised. Similar precaut- ions must he taken in regard to Irish REVOLT BREAKS OUT IN HUN TO SUPPRESS OcL outbreak 011 German at Wil- helmahavcn nboul six weeks ago Is reported In n Central News dispatch from Copenhagen. This uprising Is said lo have had all the elements of a widespread and organized revolt and lo have been suppressed with Ihe greatest difficulty. Several outbreaks also are reported lo have occurred among soldiers at the front. These.ivere not 6C such a grave character, the dts- patch says. Another Mutiny. Amsterdam, Oct. mutiny Is reporterl to havo occurred on the Gcr- Nnrnbcre ivhlch was Sco. 'Ijo men seized the officers and proceeded in tlio direction of Xor- ?.'ay, thp Intention of being in- terned. The Numbcrf was orcrlak- en. by destroyers and forced to sur- render. Emperor William went lo Wll- i and ordered thai one out Chanceiior JIIL-MII the result lhat only three Tvcre shot. Heavy sentences were Imposed on the others.' f Heads .Turned, He Says, Copenhagen, Oct. IPy-la nnnounc- Ing lo the rclcbsUs yesterday (unfa plol had been discovered In Ihe Ger- man nary tp" paralyze Ihe German fleet, Vice Admiral Von Capclle, Ihe minister of marine, Is quoted In n speech BS saying: t'lt.Ja unfortunately a sad fact that the fiussJan revolution turn eel ihc heads'of some persons of .our navy nnd Introduced revolulionarj- Ideas among them. Their Insensate Iran to recruit representatives on all Ih'o ships lo cause Ibe crows lo refuse to obey to paralyze the fleet and force psacxi on the country." "It la ITie' principal agitator conferred In I Ms building wllh the. Independent socialist faction In the relchslag, explaining hJs ivllli ohCnlned Ihcir approval. ot every seven mutineers he shot, to Deputies HBRSC and Voglhcrr nnu 1-cannot make n Elalcnient here on the GubECQucnl events -which- oc- curred In the navy. ;Thc few persons ivno forgot their honor and their duly suffered Ihc penalty." Captain Drowntd, Amsterdam, Ocl. mutiny among the crews of four bnllleshlps of the Gcrmnn fleet hna occurred nt Ono of these battle- ships was the Westfalen, whose cap- lain iras thrown overboard ami drowned. -The crews landed- Marines refused to fire upon Ihcni, whereupon sotdlera surrounded tire mutineers, who surrendered. Heavy Punishment. Amstcrclanij n spcccli In the reichsfag rega'pllng the plot-dis- covered in the German navy.- Wllhclra DlUirran, Social hi! mcnibcr, saJd the pnnlahmcnl Inlllcted on'men In; (he navy lor Ihe miilinyBt Wlihclmahnv- en ainoimlrcl collectively to 200 years penal scTFlluric and that several men had been condemned .to MElt BOARD Threshing of .Ihe 1017 crop fs.10 to S5 per cent completed on this rMk wiy dlslrlct accordjne to complied from reliable sources. Along the Macleud branch It Is about -b'O Per cent., completed, .The Aliteriyde. line rtpoits 85 per cent o( Ihreshjnf done, while, lines east and soulh'of Ihe city 05'per cent completed. report 100 per cent. fln; ifhed. HonorB (or the shipping record ID Alberta lhl Billed si Ihe time lhal, Alter visiting Calgary, Lelbbrldge 'would bo their noil point. H6wover, the anxiety of numtitr of men fo leant whore they 'win Bland In Ihe has led' thtm-'lo go (o Culgary (or exBiriina- lion hyrlhe bo'firil while It vm.illllng there, .'There Is.eTery erMence thaf there be big ruth onMhe.oc- cutlbrl of (fio tint of Uir- bonrJ lo Letbbrlir PRESENCB Ol' MIND SAVED BAD FIRK might hnve proven a dlaas- Irons fire.on'the Simmon's.farm near was "prevented by. tJin presence. of ScoUy Tflio.tfrlvca a Hundle H-flgon'bn Archie Campbell's maclilnc. -I .While-Mr .Morris' load ivas aland-1 Ing near the..efiftlnr awaiting Us lUfn lo.ou run'througli the machine, n can esplodcil .which al once envel- oped lo-itl. In UfljiifiS- .Mr. at tho risk of his life Jumpon un on it's., burning load nnd nt break neck epccd. rnn a .field of slocks, to.a piece cf Anramer follow, where, ho flk'llfully lurned Iho bnrn- Ing ovci' liiid Ihc running with.but a few I burrs. 4 o 4 v OF RED CROSS i Tho_ itnnuai'rneeffng of iha. of Ihe Red Cfoii will' be held on Thurs- day; '.lho: board of .rooms. The To bb presenl.. 19 Invited.', C. P. U. Wants Cily io Cancel Plan As Cily.Prniieriylaijj Objection is' Tho cltr lias hccu "rlsXcd to conient lo. Iho partial cancellation of Plan No. 4275-A. Q. o( (lie 'Of Lf.lh- bridge, will oppose (he scheme. The applicants 'irs (hj C. P. H. and tlia rroberlr concerned Is In the industrial ihrt whplesali llpn Just' north; of jiti St.'6verr held 'bridge ,._ Tlie canceliallon ot (he plan would rOEUlt In Itie'Und bsllifc. and voald In a loss lo IhS dlr'of aboa( f i.'flN) v- Solicito propaganda. (Signed) "'Ileprcscnlallvc of.Goneral "Tlie following Count Von Uernatorff to the foreign office in nerlln was sent la Septem- ber, 1D1C: 15. .With reference to-re- port_A.'N. two hundre'd and.sixty six of-May tenth, nineteen Hlxfcen. emtSargo conference In regard .lo wliose earlier rniltful- cooperation Dr. Halo can give Information, Is jusl about to enter upon H vigorous, cam. palgn to secure a majority In both houses of congress farorablp to Ger- many and requests further lupport. Therfl is no possibility of oar being1 compromised.. Request reply.'" "In Ihls latest btep of exposures, the slate department believes II h.u removed 'the last cloubl tblt Count Voii Bernslorff was UIG rllrpctinff head In America of the German ma- chine for espionage. The rereladonn of the part .played by Jeremiah O'Leary waa not unexpected and the fact Ihnt his name was suggested by Sir Casement, who laler ,vras executed in England on the charge- treason) already had been indicat- ed In earlier disclosures mada by the department. The Injection of. i tho larrie VDr.'Ilale" Into Ihc German or- ganlzatlon was somelhing dt a. nur. prls'e> however, and gave Imriieulals lo speculation as what ndlvl.dual was meant. Dr. William" ilayard' Hale, .acting as .a newspaper correspondent, was' then In German? and -admUtcdly close lo the Berlla government. Policy of Silence. I ry Lansing adhered to same policy of .'silence Loday SB has characlcrlzcd previous .disclosures, nddlng Ihls last chaplcr of German jicrfidlly, wliliont. comment or Inler- prctallon'. It has'been 'understood Lhat the slate department of justice. hare other records of Berristorf.fi activity. Publication of Ihc German foreign olflce message referring to Jeremiah O'Lcary cauECc] many smiles, o( grim satisfaction al tbe Whlto Kouii It was-.recalleel at Ihe -presidential campaign O'Leary, president of Ihe American Tnllh Society, Braphert'" Uie. president i.nd many otner-Amerlcnns: woald- void for Mr. Wilson on' his International, policy., iThe-PresI- dent roplleil from his summer' homt at Shadow'Lawn, under date of Beft "Your received. I led deeply mortified lo hlTe'yoti of anybbdf like you .vole for you have aci.f.ss to.- Americans and I have not ,1 irlll itji you to cunver tc. Ball lo ttlsi (be clly'a htifrvcled Secretary Lansing the fimms had .not beert sent thrcnwh.t slite department, thus iwYlag't' B -that, Ihey: one ft Ihe ;