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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 12, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta .VOLUMK X. LETiJBUIUGE, ALBKIiTA. OCTODKll 12, 1917 NUMBER 256 NAME COALITION-NEW ALL Five of the Liberal Members of the New Coalition Government Austrians Trying Their Old Tricks on the Front Surplus .Troops DEMAND RESIGNATION ME5IBEII OF GOVT. Petrograd, Oct, dcmoblllia- tlou attached to Huaslun army has begun. Tho classes called [or lho years 1S95-56 which Include tho men 43 and 44 years old nro the Brsl lo be relieved from, duty. The men aro be- ing sent lo their homo villages In ape' clal trains, committees tvt tho various towns oa lho M-ay assiaUns in their return. Attempts to Pclrograd, Ocl. German troops aro roriewlng'their aiionjjjts to fraternize with the Itusslaiis. but EO far every effort has mfit with failure, according lo a statement Issued by the wor office based on reports from the front. situation IB quiet. ;ilthuiigh Eomo o_f tlio arralefi'Re well j os sotpo of lho Cossack units sllll act wlth'Borac suspicion towardG the com- jnandliiR sttin'. The question of peaco f Is Enid to agnate the great mass of the Russfaii .joldlers. TJjc ivar offlcc anounccs with regret tliat the ovll Influence of the genii-1 crmes and police still asserts Itself. So far no measures have been taken lo isolate llioso eJemonls. Complaints of of discipline among new recruits' nre ettll numerous. The authority of ihe'uodlca elected by tlie soldiers I hern solves Is Incaraalng daily. The BoldJers.ariTreFortod is cites sipress desires tor Instructive literature and On cha.numarilaS front tho'ldea'of B Elrk-llv Socialistic government has Jiot gained popularity. genenil bplhlon'-ot-Urn army Ihero-is I hat-a coalition EOTernmcnt wlilch would un- ilo alMaclIoas should be formed, Ask "His Resignation PetroErad, Oct. 12. The Central "committee- of tlio Pctrograd council of workmen's and'soldlers' invited M, Nlkllln lo rcalpn his mem- bership In government oa the ground HfcT It falls to reflect the Ideas of Ihc workmen's and soldiers; organ- Izollon. II. iras n member ot Iho couiyHI nf flvo and In the present cabinet minister of finance. HON. F. B. CAHVELL, New Brunswick. HON. N. W. ROWELL Ontario. Sifton, Calder, Murray, Rowell, Carvell, Mewburn, Join Coalition Govt. Sad Accident on Macleod Trail, In Which Blackic Woman Loses Life CalRfiry, Alia., Ocl. wlh fright rmil running micily down- Ihe Alnclcod (rail, n runaway horso last, nlglit met nn antbrnohUo coming In j the opposite direction, and Jumped over llio side anil Inlo lho car, alight-' Ing on one of llio occupants, Mrs, 0. 31. Pojia, of Uhicklo. nod hilling her Jnelaiitly, There were thrco cnrs proceeding towards Calgary on lho Maclcocl trnll near .Turner's aiding wlicn (lio runaway animal was seen flppro.icnlnY from tho north, U pass- ed (tic Ural two cars, but when met by n car driven by S. M. Dudley, of Calgary, (n irlifcli Mrs. I'opo was riding, _lt crashed over lho lop .of Ihe car" hoof alrlfclng the untor- lunalo woman bn tho aide ot HID head. Mr, Dudley, the rirlvor of Iho car, vras atunpcd, but not seriously Injured. ThoJioso suffered from n 'brolicn leg anil shot later In tho evening, On Monday Insl Iho J'opca, who vrdfc tonants on Mr. Dudley's farm near lUnchfe, woro biirnl onl and losl ftll ihclr Mm. Pope Icfl Tllncklo with "Mr. DuAloy, Intending lo jgnnio (o.Cnlgary and purchaea clothing tor her tlvo cliUdren, Tlio receiving word of lho nccHenl, Immcdlalely left for tho scene, but could not Itnd tho drfrer nf the rig. Tha horse ivas Jaler MenllrlefJ ono driven hy Mor- timer, who Calgary fiboul five o'clock for lila homo near Mldnapore. The pdllco found lho nnd searched Ihc roadside for Mortimer, but- tailed lo locate him until .tola when .wag foand lyln? In a Cilgary Hvcry Blablo In an Intoxicated, condtllon. HUN EDITOR DEAD A'mctcrdum, Ocl. ging- CT, ml I lor of llio Ncues M'It Mr Tnjsc- Iilnll, (vntl prescient df the fif rJeatl In Vlcii- snya Vienna Despatch, Ottawa, Oct. hc- fore one o'clock, eight members of Ilic new iniioii adiiiinislralion were sworn in as follows: Premier ami sccrclnry If stale for external Robert Bordcn. Minister o.i Majov- Geheral'Mcwhurii. Minister of overseas Edward Kemp. Immignilipn and cplomtajion Aflhur Meigh- Crerar. A. L. President of Lhcprivy-.cpuncil Rowcll. Ilaihvay and J. D. Reid. Secrdtarj' of'afalc and mines Martin BurrcII. Hon. Frank Cochranc goes to the Canadian Northern as clmir-l mnn of Ihe horird of directors, aiul Sir George Perley becomes Cauntliah high commissioner in London. Ottawa, Oct, govern- ment Is a _ The. nev ciblnct will be formed of practically an equal number of Conservatives and Lib- erals, wllh Roberl Borden at tlio head. ft had been anticipated throughout tho afternoon that Ihe new cabinet would be, definitely iwom In during IL was IhiL ILe had agreed to come and toe was, now- simply one dlatrlbbllon of BaL u 'tbe ev- ening wore on, tbe remain- ed In conference it the .Chateau Laurlcr, nnd It' not until after' 1 o'clock tbal N. W. Roweh, leider of lho Ontario opposition, tnd Hon. A. Colder nf Rechui, ftppeared at tho ctblnal conned room. There state- ment was rtroftcd'.vhlcb hnd.the con- currence ot Ihe prime minister and of tbo representatives of the Liberals who attended (he conference. The r 'The delays lactdenUl (o "tha for- mation of fi union .foTernmemL are no moro tbtn rnlgbl.ture been ci- pcctedr ns the difficulties are Im- mensely Krenter (baa Ihoae which occur In lha form it loo of, ilHctly jiarty. government. The..conferences wLlch hHTe taken place rturlnc opporlim- Have Till Nov. 10 to Report for Duty; Unless Applying for Exemption Ottawa, Oct, 12. Tlie proclamation calling out the first class of men under Ihc. military service net Is ready for publication and l be Issued tomor- row. The rroclamntton which la sign- ed by Mr.' Thomas Mulvey-under-gecre- Iniy of s4ale7 confirms the previous an- nouncement niadc by the AllllUa Ser- vice Board and contained. In Ihc aci as to exemptions, ground for exemp- tions, etc. The prorlamaUon calls up- DD tlie men comprised In class lo report themselves for military sorvico urm nmuc ULN UHIVL, Jri.ish Attack Again Along Sbi- Front North of Ypres VTTACK A SURPRISE TO HUN DEFENDERS London. Ocl, The Brllbh troops i FlandorB attacked the Germans on a front ot about sir alles northvast ol Yprcs this morning. Tbey are report- tl to bo making sallsfaclory progress, Iain fell heavily during last night. Tha official report from Field Marshal .luig's headquarters today reads: "Wo attacked at o'clock this morning on a front ot about six miles northeast of Vpres, Our troops am re- ported as malting satisfactory pro- gress. Haiti fell heavily during the Eht." Held Marshal Halg'a latest effort la ing In the some region as :be attack on Tuesday In vrnlch Ihp British In cooperation vrilh tha French, drove back ilit along front of.sereo miles and" captured uuire llian prisoner. It la prob- able that the present.ertort Is aa al- unpt to clear the Germans from the remaining portions of (he dominant L-L- of Ypies, Tuesday's attack gave the Urlllsh moro ground on tho nnd left Ihe Germans wild 'only a small section in. the region of Pass- The British nov7 hold most til Ihe good positions on the ridge In which they dominate the important Houlcrs-Menin railway and tho rail- road towns of Houlera, Sladen and Mcnln. en ere verp oroa> opporim- w lralcss for allackfns Russia, accordine to plication for cicmption has been .1 despatch lo Iho Bally Cl.ronlclo (mm Amsterdam, wa3 dun to Iho mutinous outbreak In the German navy. Tlio lo report (or duly earlier than Thd proclamation further slates thosd called mil .will re- WANT CONTINUATION MUNITION CONTRACTS Victors, B. Tovkors liore hare forwarded a pell- 'lion to Sir Robert Harden prajioi (or (he Jettfnr of further shell contracts in this province on the ground Ihftt ihls kind of work should be prnTMM for Ihc dependent those who gono to the front and for returned Sol- Idlers. .WJfhln .M Aw all ihell con- ;lracls In the province Wl.1 complet- ed and men fend women will be out of work. outbreak Affected nt tenet sic Import- ant units of the fleet, putting them out ot action and causing lho authorities lo doubt tho discipline.and loyally of the crows of other large shins. H was 1m- jvcksI.MC, to (akc a tlon against all llio otTcnners, i lo ihclr great humhers. MAY USE THESE SHIPS Ocl. LOng, mln- December v ".Further Exemptions .Ottawa, Oct. Ihe. Informa- tion nf the public the military scrvlcq council points out Mml In add! I Ion to c' (he grounds for cxcmpllon specified In the Service Act, 1917, Ihe War-Times Elections A El rrovirtca Lhdl the following persona who arc dis- qualified from with such of as are, on polling (Jflr, im- TOROiVTO GLOEE Ocl. a big Iron jingo editorial headed "Union at last, ,he Globe "In tbis lime of national crisis IL llio period surrounding cunfctlern tion, patriotism "hss broken doivH th bonds of party. .Canada wl liave a union government. The con position of the ministry, which. Is t be sworn In at noon, is not officlall announced, If It Includes the me whose names are forecasted In today despatches It may be taken as an ear- nest oE the Intense desire of.the pull- ttcal leaders to. make Canada's; jiart Jn the wnr Ihc supreme'Issue. "Meanwhile the Globe, which has advocated I ho tor ma I Ion ot a strong union govcrnmcnT, Mio ac- tion ot lho Slllon, Premier Murray and .Messrs..Calrtcr, Crerar, Ilowell and are reported to have, reservinE the right fa pass Judgment upon Ha pending announcement bt Ua subsequent measures." MAIL AND.EMPIRE The Mall nnd Empire saya under Ilia caption, "The fag end of. after recounting the dlfficitliies 'that Sir Robert has had to contend against In the formation-ol a union government: "What remains cab- inet dial cannot be .disposed of by Ihe government Nothing! of a formidable nature.' This should I be remembered by .the western bar- gainers for H place in a ernment. Out a small part ot the work that was to he done a govern- ment remains are In no position- (O v Jay down sllff eondHfons and exact- ing demands. They litive an opportun- ity to help In tbc. irork of carrying on the war for such period (3 stilt to last. If I hoy do Hot (f ccl'Il. high honor to be permitted Ip.lalcc part In such work, II they not the" call of duty, but the loudarcaU of party- fern then their assistance Is! nol' de- i ing made under conditions- similar to that "which "cilateti Tuesday. fallowing several daj's of heavy rain Field .llarshal Unig throw his men tor- ward nnd surprised the Germans, who. did nol think that the Drilish -vroulit attempt to attack while the battlefield was T.Mterlogged. All Going Well. Ilrilish Hcadnuarlers In Prance and Ilelglum, pel- By 1.45 o'clock thla morning reports received ttial' fivcry thing going well to- clay'a British allack In Flanders. The troops along a wide front had pushed forward to a depth avcreglng yards or more.- Prisoners were nefilnnfne to come In early, although slowly, owing to the condition oE Che ground. Lloyd George Praises Farmers and Urges Them lo Greater Production Still QCrmAn shipping In Brazil foalA be I The minister replied lhat (onnage iras at the dlspbaal of (do il- lles in ctrrj-lng Hljh L.w WEATHER Fair anal Wirrmr. (1) Ercry nilurnllzed BcHlsh aub- born In an enemy coiin- 1st dsr.l-f Mjrcb. 1SOZ: nalurfillzcl nrlllsh sub- Jccl who wrs.lwrn in onf Bilropej'n co'a'ftlry. nol (he BorerelKH PT; fDTernidcntv LhereoT la In Alliance with IIJ9 In lho nrescnl whoaa' iifttjjral fondue, -61hcrwlao' des- cribcil "ololher loneac" (5 Ian- 6s guage of an enemy country, 'nnii who WRs.nalu'rallzed aubsciluebt to the 31st of Mircn, 1952. It. may be expected thai the local London, Del. a deputation Ol farmers irbo called on him In Lomlon on Tuesday Premier Lloyd Georgepald war tribute It? th'o great thfl farmers In Uic matter of food produc- lion, lio defended'them from Ihe char'go bt profiteering, bul added thai he wanted to appeal lo them (o assist the government'In this very critical stage of the war tor luey were fiRhtliif on one ot Ihe most Important fronll and It that front was broken the system of defence would cpllapaft.--- Tlilj appeal, the premier eald, not duo to anxiety of the activity of owing lo Ihc skill and courage of o'pcrallqns beliiK condocled tlial menace was diminishing rapidly and tho British net losses during last month were leas Inan any Elmlhi period o( limn since September, 191G. "Oui- Ihe premier, added, "Is due to Ihe fact, that Ihe avallablt world supply Is less (ban It has beec for years, France nnd Italy both are In the norld market for. a InrgSr pro- portion of. cereals than ever, while Aiistralln'has been ruled Out as pro- vider owing la Its distance from (at consuming nation's. Henco, '.It; Is In on Iho HrllJjli tbey do their utmost to raakc the conn try 'Dclleve me, this h.devcifdln'l more find moro on tbeae.HUle liljiildi' eietapllon 'of Dr, j Week by weelc I see lha birdtni and Wra. Bymonds will; lng more heavily niro'n commence sllllnia lime i o( Great Brllsln biit I Hso'.itt'tfnti nrler.lha affidal eflll'ls. Issuer) tomor- i DrKaln olralsntenlng np U bar it. It (s, howcrelv considered the j enemy Is nol 'sting lo ilMr-plnn fo bp medically examined; lhat is'not enfcujh. TVe niiisl prodoO rut, M Ihmt'tncrtliRl.-ntness inay be such flusnlWes ot.rood thil ire.'wilhV nnaMArA.1 olftnv nfKrt'i- M alonp wfth olfrfir matters njipearlnr before tbd'eiempllon l not need (0; go to the American and j ;