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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 17, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta OCTOBER 17, 1017 PROVINCIAL CABINET NA1ED-OT SUBS ON NEW CAMPAIGN McLean Now Minister of Public Works; Smith of Camrose, Provincial Secretary yon Apparently Again at Head of German Niivy, Has New Plans BRITISH CAUGHT A v SECRET HUN MESSAGE Washington, Ot-l. The Greatest nipurtiiiicG IE attached In Washington to (Lo brief -press message picked up from Dcrllu by tlio HrJtlali admiralty, asserting tliat Gcrmaiiy la expected .shortly (he coasts of (he Ua- 11 Stales, 'Canada aud Cuba to be naval, war zones." Past experiences ionvinoca officials hero -I hat jircss messages of thU character previously picked up have. usually been Tailored by forxsl nn of llio Uerlin govern- menl or .lie Important hostile actions. AEs'umfiiR that (he brief Lut signifi- cant iiews from Dcrlln Is oullicnilc, or- s bcre would not bo surprised to Iiear soon of tlic appearance of Ger- man submarines ujicratlug oft ibe At- lantic coast.' Full confirmation of the Berlin warn- be liilerprclcd as meaning that Grand Admiral Von TlrpUz who retir- ed from the head of the German navy flcjMirtinent on March H, J91G, to bo Euctccded Ly Vice Admiral Von Cn- jielle, wliosc resignation was announc- ed a tew days ago, had again taken ff O I ho matters; hand In German admiralty Von Cai-'ellQ's handling of tho navy 1ms been considered a failure and It has been regarded as G-tLrcmcly slgnl- flcanl Jliat Immediately upon lho news Von Candle's retirement, Von Tir- pHz broke into print with a prediction of Ilie final Iriiimph of Ihe submarine ftnrl a staleoienL that Germany al the fateful hour of her eilEtenceV Close irpon (he heels qf (lie VonMlr- Interview word trickles throuRh -by wlriless from Berlin thai Gerrnany cao. be counted upon lo declare short- ly tho. tiubkii and Canadian coasts There can be no discounting of theso Paris, Oct. artillery lighting Is In proBress on the Verdun front cast of the Meusc. the of- llco reports. A German attack In thla Rector, .near Chanmo nnd other thrusts near jiivincour, on tlie Alsne front, and In the vicinity at Mont Carnltlet In the Chnmpagnc, jrcro Quiet on BritXh Front. I'onrtoiT, Oct: Marshal Jlalg In bts report to the war ofricc. today from the UrJtfsh hcart'juartcrE In Franco "saya: "There IB nothing of special Inter- (o' report." CRERAR TO.CONTE6T MARQUET.TE. Toronto, Oct. T. lr A.'.Crerar, the cd minister of ugrlcullurc in v Ihe union government, vras In Toronto yefilejrday -on business. He he. v would probabty contestT (be seat of Marquatte, Manitoba, In-the comlnc will nol kiojVofffcJijJy, liow- ff ever, until hb return to peg. 0- 4 4 RJRllllllllK Taking Inventory of the Bomb- Proof Shelters For, Use of the Public The Mohammedans Have Been Housed By False -Allied Diplomats Uneasy London, Oct. bomb- proof shelters ure being cord Indexed In preparation for further German raids. Sufficient' -tunnels, arches, crypts, linsemenls substantial buildings have been inventoried to ccDmiDOdale one million persons. In milking ihjs announcement today Sir George Care, librae secraUiry, clarctl an advisory board of prominent surveyors ivlll be. appointed soon lo make a canvass of.bomb-proof shel- ters in greater London.-. Ha the government had decided ;td mate II rcsulatlou under the, thai" no.1 Oct. IIcc as they retain Ibefr lormer port- nicnl regarding the iicrsounel nl tbe uew provincial cabinet ivas by Premier SiewarL llilia aflerncon, lol- lowlni; tlic of EVvcnrlnE In tbo new provincial HOD. Geo. Siiiilli ot Cauirope, and tlio new inlntstcr of public ivorkti lion. A. he legislature In Hon. A. J, McLean. Hon. A. J. Mel because pro- vincial secretary ol the time Premier formed a government In HUO lie has held lhat portfolio ever He now succeeds Hon. Cliaa. J, ,1 L.I. i iia IIUO. McI.Ci.ii of rater, which looV Slewart os minister of iiuOlic nt tlic office olhU Honor Ucut Dae ot most. Imporlam acnarl- Covcrnor Ilrell, at Ihe parliament In Hie zovenimeul. Jlr. >1c- The neiv ean Js an (Iuicr Southerii bul JfuRt at 4 P.m. Inct 19 as follows: Presltfent of the Coiinal ter inister of Public Archie J. McLean, of Taber. Minister of J. R. loykj Edmonton. Attorney HPH. C, W, Crost, 'Edmonton. Provincial C. H. Mitchell, Edmonton. Minister of Dun- can Marshall, Oldt. Minister of Municipal Hon. WHfrift Gariepy, Edmonton. Provincial George P, Smith, Camrose. I'remtcr Stewart was also sivorn in ns Minister of Railways nnd Tele- pliones, but the other ministers veto not rcriuTrei to take the oatli of berla, LavJng becti engagetl In na Business since llic tlie Js looked upon aa a sound business gdinlnlstralor. He Is a native of Llie township of Aldboro In the county or Klgln. On- tario. He lirjl-came west lo Mani- toba In ISSi. lle.Eiu lor Hie con- ot 'He flrsl entered rcKin, Oct. 17. German plots to promote Internal trouble China are being discJoseil almost dally anil Uial Fervejttt Wish for jPeace London, Oct. 17: The Deutscba Tnges ZcUuiig of Berlin- as quoted In an Exchange Telegraph despatch from Amsterdam says thai Count Ciernln, foreign minister, re- cently requested the German chancel' lor, Dr. Mlehaelis, to atato Germany's peace (erms, urging ihoi Germany maVce cotK-esalauB'ln Ihe west. Count rop-Rlved reply, niiiiv ,10 siated.iftiLlie could no longer negotiate with 'Dr. Inasmuch ns llic viiguc stato- monts when clearness and frankness ivcre Theco statements of the Tagcs Xel lung are not denied, tlie tlospalcli says, and have made a-great sensation, be- ing particularly illustrative qf the fer- vent desire for peace ou the part ot Austria. peace Action Presbyterian. Hon. Geo, P- Smith, lion. Gvxjree P. Smith, the member ol' llic governuienl, entered ihe lertalalure Krai lu and has ial for Camroso ever since. Like Mr. McLean he always has a big majorlly; In the last'In o provincial elections his majorities over a housancl. He conducts a newspaper at Camrose. lie Is an excellent plat- "orm .speaker end debater. He par- Iclpaled in the lasl general elections n KngJand, baring spoken from the same platform as UoyJ Georee. -Mr, StnltL1 has travelled much and Is a. lartfcutorljr well loformed man. Mr. Smith was bom In McGllKvray town- ship. Mldlesex county. August 26lh, I8i3. He (auglil Bthool for a number of years and came -weal In He began his business career In Alberta as a. general mercLanl al Dulnmol- lle Js a Presbyterian. H Is worthy ol note that, with two exceptions, Premier Stewart and lion. WHWd Garleny, all the nicni- liers of the Alberla government are Presbyterians. The cabinet changes will necessi- tate a uyc-elccllaii In Camrasc, but nol In Talert as Mr. Smith Is as- suming for the first time, a place In the government. undoubtedly will find U necessary to recenl statements5 of Asqullii and -111- Inlcrn many Germans and Austrlans, D0t will caw a" cessation of any peacn flealm Act pos- of a bomb-proof, aTtclieV it at Hie disposal of-the public, The 'thi ednrtilonal au- iborltlM, .the in Octo- ber Is perhaps .the most interesting-ol the rosnj- steps being taken la antici- pation of the recurrenco of'German. raids 2E soon ks'the moon again. Air ralfls shelter .-placards being dlslribuled tbrough'out "the melropoll- tan area. Many Bubsiantiil forms of relief for air rild victims anil their relations are announced as a result1 -confer- ence of the mayors of the rarlous eod J action on Ihe part of Iho a. .ew.- The papers declare IbAt-by-re fUElnK .Uie the ccn- German agents have aroused the J irai powers Mohammedans rn veslern China by arisen Vhlch Count Hie Aus- thla Is a religions tro-Hungarian foreign Jralnlstcr, illmlnate Turkey-ami mentioned JustffyfnR revistba i central powers' war alms.- has oClhc VUOWIILKD PeLrogriul. Oct'. trelthl con Cslloii nl VladlvoElok already has jecn reduced 25 percent, by more efllcl etil railway npcrallons as a result of the wnrk of tlio.-Stovcna .Comnifuloa. 'John F. SleVcns, head of Mic'coninilf- kjon, has .lo PeLrograd and EaLlBractlon orer the worlc in view of Ilie phrilcal 4lfflctiHlea of [he undettriklng ThrM Lhousaad.loadftd freight cara, some of >rhlcH had.been standing a year In .railroad j-ards, haTC been dlstrlbutert. Bvery ilay aces s'larger tonnage hand- led and many mechanical rncnts lor the apeedlnE up ol frclRhl handllne have been Instilled or un- der' K2JP. ChBlrmari Sttrens and hi? jinrly upcnt gcvernl weeks In Eastern Siber- ia. Thcy.lieltl conferences with rail- road men, spoke to tho workmen and Inspected shbp.i. Pie Andrew irt'o enltat- ed at with! the Infantry la reported Hla neit "of kin realties al StrkhenV Aberdeen, Scot- land. Corporal Arkul Shenkra, wllh the. tlrengih at Lfllhbrldge, U He belongs lo Longhton, Bljirfordihlre, England. Pit. RobL whoso Tnolhcr Urea at. wound- ed by acciant.. Driver Lawmen Roblnspn, who enllited at with (he en- Sloeers, WM wodnded.but feth'rned to duty, Oct. Beit Is Jlra. Oeo. Van it6uUi> Saskatoon, Sailr. telling them that this la war designed to, el .Mohammedanism. Similar arguments have ,bueu used amdng the Moham- medans in southwestern China. In -Mongolli, the German and Aus- trian agents enlisted many bandits lu the nionnrchlal movement, nnd have done cverylnlng in their poner ID undcnnlne the Influence of Ihe Feliiii government, German also hare been, able LJ assist many German and Austrian war prisoners lo escape from Siberia. Ottawa, Ocl. Journal this Into Mongolia, nnd thence Into other evening says; "Sir Wilfrid Laurlcr parts of China. i has rejected a proposal by Sfr Rob' Much of Ihe German, propaganda I ert, Harden lhat lion, E. N- RUodeg has been traced- directly to the Ger- speaker of the man LiVnhs and prominent Germnn conimcrclal meii In Pckln and TJfiii Tsln. Both'lho Hrillali chnrgo ,a'at- Jfalrcs'and the Russian minister have ilta IOT'a departure from Ihe present [named tho leading German Intriguers of electing speakers nl tho beginning ot each new, parliament. H had been'forcihly pointed out lhat such a system merely resolved itself years past there haa nccn an agitation among parliamentary learters.'of holh par- In lellers'to the foreign Qfflco and suggested .their fnternuicnl. COAST LIBERALS ARE INDIGNANT AT UNION Vancouver, Oct. and nl ihe course of' Lib- erals In "becoming members of "a government which they vigorously condemned" wag expressed by the Vancouver Centre Liberal Assocla- t'.on 'oy A rnolullon In the- annuni mecllnr' last night. llons expresied distrust of the Bor- den admlnlnlratlon and "Inalterable confidence In Sir WMfrM dismissal of Food Controller ot Sir Joseph Flavelle, chilrman of tbe munitions board was denuded. PUPItS STRIKE. New YorV pet. police tontlnued todiy to guird the four public.KhdituJ on lnra alttlij: Ally.-iirhlli brldge 1W forced lo depend Lon 1M InfV'ttjirMil .TJslts of 'd mcillon of a IS li'bVory In- Ifon here next Monday when (he nfflj- cal will all. The Herald understands lhat Inabll Uy lo secure C.A-M.C. men for service on medical hoards Is the cause of them being permanent board here, Lelh- hridge hiTlng hecn InillcnLed by the military service Rulhorlllra na one of cerao centres In Alberta where pen neat nedtcil bonrds would be esUb- listed. ft It not known where the-medical board win sit hero, la thought thftt tbe floor of Iho city hill would ha inconvenient and the Y.M, C.A, or the Board of Trade bnllrtlog tnny secured, (tnaounco ment will be made later In Ilie week. Z5jOOO Have Pjrwtd Oltkwa, Oct. tbow- and mnn, approximately, hire trendy pagsftil category before the inedf- cal tribunals oaUhllihed under ihe MtlHary Sen-fee Act, "A" men are tbDDp conifrierPd fit for general MrrJce oretaeis. Up lo the end of Uat week, men .who aubml't'ted ihemgelTeii for medical exAnlnilloii Ihrnughou'l- ibe Dominion, TvUiriheir tncdlcil Cfttetor. were: J. Into the choice of a partisan by par- Means find that therefore Die office VB9 brought down lo the level nt parly .spoils and Ha dignity and' ority endangered." TO FIX STANDARD Socialists -Will Refuse lo Vole War .Would Defy Reichstag Amsterdam, Oct. 17. A German So- cialist-newspaper says tlic Socialists have decided lo vole ngalhst (he new war credit of IQ.OQD.QQO.OQO marics which la lo rck'liE- las in Dccomhcr, unless Chancellor Defy. Reithatag onenJiageni Oct. The .Berlin correspondent of the Frcmdenljlalt or Hamburg, an able political observer, Indications Dial forces actu- ally arc al work in the Dnlonragc of Chancellor MIcliaelis with the thought of a mllllarj'. dicta [orship, or al loaai with the Idea ot having the. chancellor .continue' In office In defiance ot the reJrimag-. supporliag himsell by mili- tary backing. CbnserTailve and Socialist papers In Germany hayo been engaged In a contraversy lor some time on the suh- jcct of a dhtalorship, bul hitherto it hftd not seemed to be of such a nature that it "should he taken seriously. of the entire Socialist lioqy in would repre- Eent a serious division, Inasmuch as the Roclnl Demo'crats -and tho Indc- pejident Sociallsls combined have 10S seals, n grcaler nnmLer than any oilier party. HONORS FOR CANADIANS London, Ocl. fol- lowing (cllou-b anil asaocntes of (he Koyal Colonial luiti- iute were elected: Griff Ing, Vancouver, D. C.; Gordon Macdonald. M.P.P.. BelrltJere, Alia.; William J. Macdonalil. St. CalharlDes; Alfred D. Stocks, Nahun, II. C.; J. Druco Walker, leaders Have Gotten Out of Touch With Iluss. Troops On Islands HUN CRUISER HITS MINE; IS DAMAGED Many Civilians Are Victims Hun Mililar.v-Establish- ments Suffer Paris, Oct. persons were killed and forty wounded in a bombardment Nancy last by Gtrman aviators, the war office announces. On Mon- day and Tuesday twenty-five German airplanes were destroy- CD" by the French or compelled to land In damaged condition. Tlie eoinmunlcalion -'At sir o'clock last night enemy aviators "bomliarded Nancy violently.-, oils victims among pop- ulation are rcoprtcd. Ten killed and forty were wounderj, "On October-15 and 16 five German airplanes were destroyed, four by our pilot's, one by special ..cahnbnl -.In flddillon, twenty-enemy-machfaea fell damageil wllliln Ihc German Lhe course of eight "Our bombing inade a number of exiiedlllons. N'uinen projectiles .ivcre dropped, on rpllllary establish'nienls al railway stations at Thlonville, Weziercs-Les- Mctz and Wolppy and factories llagondange and RUSSIAN. GENERALS GREATLY HUMILIATED Ocl. gcnerala arrcsled in tho-Kornl- loh" uprising on their departure "from BlnJltchev, ?provlnce of Kiev on Octo- ber 1Q were, compelled lo-M-fllk three miles .the railroad station vhlle they with miasfles and tbrealeriei by a mob of several OF GRAIN IN WEST! persona; The officers bare- ly escaped 'alive through the strategy or a'member of the cadet gunrd wlio started thc.irnin out ot thu station as It ivas being fircj upon by the mob. General Aroff wns struck In the eye by a missile, while Gen, Vanouatky1i wag Injurcii-serioiislj-. Winnipeg, Oct. meettna of the Grain Stindnrdj Board will held next Tuesday, Octoberv the purpose of fixing the samplec of commercial Brides of western grain. U. S. TO PARTICfPATE .Washington, Ocl. cf State Lantln? today authorized the statement that It deHnltely had been decided lhat there would be a conference If the entente allies In Paris' and that the United wtt considering participating In It DROP TONS OF BOMBS ON GERMAN BASES London, Oct. of ff liointii were clronped on Lho t fe clocka al Bruges en Monday 4 tiy Hrltlsli riaval air- plants. The UvltUh In a atalcmcnt iinnonncdig Ihc says: 4 "Nnval alrcralt- drojijioil many tons o( bomba on Ihc fl- Brucea docki on Monday nfglil. .On one of 'our lljhter TalrolB dovnctl 'n double aeaLcr in (he rlclnlly f of Karreo, Tht obaerrcr fell fr puL and Ihc machine turned fell In All our machines relurrKd." 'STAY IW U, S, Ocl, Tho Jonrnri Offl- cbl promulBalesj ft for tbe aln' lo jhVUtJIed StilM'W Cflp- The BO CLAfM EXEMPTION- Victoria, D.O., Ocl. young racn'rftglstercd liere today un- der the .MHilary1 Service Acl( all but fire Zurich, Great Brit- ain's to bomb Gerniaa clllcs and towns in reprisal air raids on London and-other English cities and towns Is having a dls- bearlcnJng elf eel in, southern" flcr- nmny, .13 indicated by the Mnencbncr Post, which snys that air attacks on open towns have proved, quite ap'qr't Troin nioral or will be the means 'ol silt- fcnlng, rather Ibaii" breaking -the 'Ac- lermlnallon or the, people.' The news- paper .gays this applies to all- tbfl belligerents and that It would be a inatter [or rejoicing-It alliol -'thfem would "no longer lo make'thla fearful world catastrophe still "more horrible through Ihc. slaughter' ot rtelcncelcss, people." LARGE NUMBER-PASS Moose Jaw, pel. though n large'number bf'lher young men of the city liave passed the medi- cal examination board up to noon to- day only 33 anpllcallona for exemp- (con had been filed Jn tie clly.' Petrograd, Oct. slan war office hat completely lost touch with the forces on the Island of Oesel, ft was of- ricially announced today. Naval sKlrntlsliIng la continuing la .he waters around. Ocscl Island, off (he Gulf of lllga, RusELan patrol ships hav- ing bad encounters with German tor- pedo craft. A fleet of ZcppellnB U reported over >Toon Sound, oortheaat ol Ocsel Isl- and. Onu German drcadnougbt whlrh ran Into the Russian mine field defending Oesel Islaod, OctoLer 12, struct a mine, the EtnlemenL aflda. After the losion ibe warship made for tlio coast and IU ulttmatc fate is not .Known. Berlin Account Berlin, Oct. 17, via London. Ger- man troops bare captured the Russian Island of Oesel, in Uic Gulf ot nigd, Jn Us entirety, it was onuounced today by tbe German general staff. The Gorman statement says that Teuton naval forces had encounters li Russian lorpedo boat destrorera l gunljcals north of' Oesel Island and In the Bay of'Riga and Ihese suited favorably for Ihe Germans. TJie Russian Bhlps ivcfe compelled lo re- tire. The German vesLiels, it Is added; sustained no losses. Naval aircraft dropped bombs on Pernau, a Russian port oivthe (Suit of fliga, where large were obVervcd: On the main, fiEhtlnE. front in lho cast there wag a revival ol activity. Ruaslani attempted lo the Blajemcnl.says, NOT YET DECIDED v Halifax, Oct. the Liberal party in-Nova Scotia went into caucus asafn this morn- Jng'on the question ol Premier-1 entrance into the fed- era! union cabinet and the Ap- pointment of his successor" at prime" minister cf Nova Scotia. "The Liberal cauciiG adjourned At 1 p.m. U li understood that Premier Murray will at ones munlcate with Sir Robert Borden and five his declcian. At the.', present time Premier Murray de. clinet to a public ment. SUNK ON LAKE LEBARQ Dawson, Y.T., Oct. famous old Yulton river steamer VIdeltalFaonk on Lake Lebarg- durinj a storm vrhlla beins towned from While to lower Lebarg to be. ued as a house for Hie crews of rlrv No Chance for Reduction Goal Prices in LethbiriHge order'df fuel conlrollrr llm- rained Iherc mf.y be aorao reductions 'Iho ,-pro.illa of coal dcalcrH Ihroughout Canada lo [JO ceills a ton fuel of all "charges (tfr Is. nol IlKeW to affect local dealers, as (netr prices for, jicHvcrcrf coal arc now nulte wllhlif Ihc fnjrk. Coal cosls lo- cal ileilcrs JfEO nl present at Inc high line. Sfngto ton nrc sold al 55.75. a margin ol J1.15. 01 Ihla r.aHowa 50 cents clear or profit, so (hat 65 cents la left dell rery. Consliierlrg wages ahd cost or tcetl .llio dray owner is not gilllng rich nt S3 ceuli for Ion or coal from n box car at the hlgti lino many nnrl 6T the. city. lho coal'ilcalcrs do nb't IhlnK'sfl." Iri Ine case of two ton lots, the coal costs the detler (9.20 and Is delivered tor leirlnj a ot or i.7i4 Cents After a 65 cenl [irofil Ii off, Iho dealer tins ciiili per his dcllwry ctiirets, ,or Icsi tn propoHlon than where single ape 'delivered. .So iffi dial coal to (ho cofTa'aniers will- bo- reduced In prlco Ihli wlnlef.V- -j whereicotl la uot as a rcaiilt of The allowances to the dealer In these towna should be H.CO. Hie 'the coal nt thn. iillmoutn; the. (relilit from Ilif mine to delivery alttliyii 15 cents ft toil delivery charge, ID cents hand- ling nurses rind 20 ctnit t Ion shrink- age. Then adit 60 cejils lon'profil aod the'prnirm conaiimer .'hould know whfl! he should pay lor hln coal. Prom 51.60 lo }1.75 per ton of er cost of coal delivery [5 generally regarded lho proper price domestic coal in western Canadn. .Local heard nolljlng (itent any In wag. ca to rolnera of eittjil whal they have lho' pjeas. They, arc apparenlly howeVer, ;o grunt to Increins If a xionime'nsur- ale Increase In the price of coal Is al- lowed.- II appears Ihafin Increase of 7It per tent, may be frsnlcd to Hie nitnjere. ,-ThU wonld rcsuH 111 domestic coal tdrtncirig from JJ.OO at the p'llmoiilh lo 3a. cents or possibly1 is ta ift Paris, Oct. chamber ol deputies, oiler a secret cession of three' houra last night, reE.iimed iU puhllc ihe bate. on the Btalcrnent concerning M- sacc-I.orrafne made In thp chamber last Friday by, Forqlgn Minister Rlbpt" by voting lo pass to Ihe neit hmi- ness. JThe motlon-iraj carried 31J to 0, lho SocIalJab! 'reliislng Jules Uclahaye, royalist then resumed his .atleiupu In'tftr-, pellale the governrhent on lie Jlalvy- Daudet affair, which .premier leve previous to the, iecref ttsslon had1 refused lo discuss unlll" the Judicial authorities had glreri 'their Judgment. Deputy Delahnya- said th6l dayr, (Iro debate which Ihe premier read Daudet'3 lettjr accusing Malvy lho premier had'sent for Daudet .and discussed the letter and ibe proper method of ncllon. Premier Patnlero explained (o the chamber (hoi he hid asterf Jl. to meet llic ministers of In- terior and Justice andvblmself. They urged U. who Is Ihe editor of Ihe. hoyallsl newspaper Franchise, to nbandon his campaign, which was liable Ip cause a division nrnorip his foilow countrymen. During the .Inlervfcw, the p'rcmler, added, Daudet defended tho truth of. lao letlcr, ncciulrjg ,v. Maivy so ilroriglr thnl the government decided Id brldg th'e rn'allcr bpfore Ihe 4 SNOW IN WEST, Oct. fell at unite a inmbef al