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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 18, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta ffettdd ALUICUTA, THUHSDAY, OCTOUER IS, 1917 NUMBER 261 ANOTHER MUTINY IN GERMANY NOW ARE 10 BE WE Binder Measures Are to Taken Against Neutrals Now Be I'HIS IS DECIDED AT ALLIED CONFERENCE HON. T. A: CRERAR olfiler or Agriculture In Ihe new Union Government at OMawa. Anarchists and Criminals Hole v Js Uampant Oct. na and 'particularly Eu' fo'jjc, must bo prepared to share even greater deprivations and burduis made necessary Ly the war, under luo flcclSiOri ol lite reccul allied confer- euce at London. Altentlon v.-as called at (he confer- ence lo (lie necessity of preventing Sweden from supplying Germany with oictals. and Hi? general opinion was that hereafter the neutrals should bo compelled to lurnlsli llic allies with goods of their own production which they cannol consume, in exchange for lupulies from the fillies. Further they Mil be required to use their own ships for (Ills trader "Such la the new blockade formula London. Ocl. lodaj which must bo strlclly applied and 1 devotes la a despatch from Which will laafco it impossible for Ger-'Its Pclrogrnd correspondent dcscrlb niaiay to continue Hie said ing "lite atnlc of anarchy spreading DEIC declaration or the conference. i Ihroughoul the Russian The extent (o which the United The despalrif mentions agrarlnn dls Elates ivl.l be Influenced by'the dccl-j orders lu the dlstrlcls ol Mobilev ant Elou o[ the conference-lias not been: Saratov, rioting In. Kharkav resulting revealed, but lliil (Ills government" Is Jn (he arrest of -Illly In accord will] them Is evidenced by street righting In Kursk and Illicit dls tlic rigid restrictions placed upon UHlng al Vcronesh which led la whole tp; the I'uropcan neutrals from sale drunkenness and the" severing o communication between Tashkent Turkestan and Petrograd. 'lu the fcoriespondcn adds, "conditions are Hltle.beUer wit Ihe police searching crlui Inals. Questionable .resorts and-nlgh club multiply to p. Gambling resort the latnlmiiro aUke being roubles. Theft arc .acddents Iho .streets from jpjjtOT'.cmrs'collltU Interest in Robbe Ibis country. the support of union government vlias I 'cs arc. been stirred by Ihe publication in the threo CalgJty a letter from Dr. a prominent, Liberal, "auiiouricliig hla Intention'of calling at En early date a meeting of the Liberals Rod Conservatives' of oast and vest Calgary lo discuss.the Elt.itlon and reach an agreement which will return lo par- liament by acclamation ol one Lib- eral and one Conservative irom the two He suggests that Calgary lead the way for Alberta and declares for "no election" aa far as Jts representatives arc concerned. fact; no seems to care about. Anything." The government, he.-1 la com baiting milady through- Ihe a 5 Is lance of district Sailors Mutiny, Refuse to go on The Submarines ne Russian Battleship Report ed Details of Fight Available ERMANS PLANNING A NEW STRATEGY TEST NOT SO STRICT NOW f Montreal, Oct. good deal of criticism It being Indulged In htre becaute the, various medi- cal examination boards In city are pasting rrwn fit for sarvlce who wtre rejected last year, In many caeei because of defective It li explained by the medical at the head- on Union'avenue that the tests are.rwt 10 strict now as they were a year ago, and a man with eye IK not df- .parrtd from going front. Petrograd, Oct. naval battle has occurred In the Gulf of Riga between Russian and German batttethlps, the war of- fice announces. The Russian battleihlp Slava was cunk. The Slava is -a small battleship, omnleted In 1003, and obsolete so ar as modern uaval standards go. ho was built at St. Petersburg, ot 3.566 .tons displacement, with peeil of IS Knots and a complement '50 officers and men. Her prln Ipal of four 12 Dch 'guns of nn old .pattern, and ve C-lncb, with four torpedo ubes. The Slava sank aa the result of bo- ng hit several times beneath the vater line. Nearly all the members I tbe crew were saved by Russian orpeilo boats. Plan New Strategy. Copenhagen, Ocl. and -v military operations .ngalnst the Aland HUH n nler Saj'S ineir h fleet Elands possibly may be the nest step I n German strategy. Indications o[ ucli a measure aro found Jn alra- cg.cal discussions of the Oesel cam- paign In the various German newspap- ers which point out (hi; desirability ol Ing up Ihe Gulf or Finland by ac- quiring the bases 10 the north as well as lo Ihe south of the entrance. Tho Aland Islands, of which there are I Crew Mutinies at Ostend and Drowns Also Amsterdam, Oct. mutiny among German sailore at the Bel- gian port of Ostend, who refuse to go on submarine i, la reported by the Belglsch Dagblad. newspaper, says an officer wai thrown overboard Into the tea and thirty mutineers were remov- ed lo BruggeE. Austrian Mutiny Washington, Oct. dlplo matlc despatches received here today report mutinies In the Austrian navy anJ clashes between Austrian sailors anil crews of the German submarine fleet at Pola In which olhcers 011 both sides have been .killed and which re-, suited In a decision td change the base ol the German flcel. Despite the attempts of the Auslrian admlraHy to suppress the news, It reached here by way ol Derne. The Austrian crews are said lo hare revolted under Ill-treatment ot officers and bad tood, while the clash with Ihe German submarine crews was by the.overbearing conduct of the latter.' The despatches say the tension be- tween the Austrian and German crews J, A. .'CALDER Minister of Immigration ttou In the new Union Gov- ernmenl at Ottawa. iveness Will Be Uss Than Ihe Rumanians Amsterdam, bet, Dromen cral ataif .of the en; raucc of the Uniterl States will .'have are in tho Gulf ot IJollin.a, north of tbe entrance Co the GuU ot Finland, OL x b FJtet Tr.pp'ed. Elerliri, Oct. Germans have laken guns on Oesel Island, tbe war office re- ports. The Russian naval forces In Ihe ulf .o[ Riga have been trapped by :he Germans, according to the an- nouncement. It says German naval unite arc lying in'tlie eastern portion of Day, north of Oesel Island, nroceed- Jnga of the convention of German Socialists at reveals slight prospects that' the Iwo branches of tho parly wilt lie iinHed. M yesterday's session Herman Mueller ,ot the executive commlllce said Alsace Lorraine under no clr- ciimsfnncca" cduiil be n subject ot discussion In-the peace negotiations, and tlial these provinces could ho wrested "only from n completely de- ICrUcid Cor iriany. Dr, Rdouard linvfd, retchslag rnciu- decJnrctl the wnr could be crulctV by Germany had uol been spared a fourth ivar winter through the operations ol tho U-hflal, he EaluVand, would not he able lo lorce .peace Alison England In n few London, hostile a Illlery was active Ihe'nigl south of Iho Yprea-Corntnea can and In the neighbor Hood of Zonn belio and Droodse'lntle, .says, today ofllclrvl rcporl. "London Iroons -have .mnde: a soc- ccssful raid last night A the neigh- borhood ol Gavrclle. tbe encmr were killed or made prlsoner. Our UghL" "OthcrwlFe there Is 'to re- port from the batllo ..front.'V Broke Up Hun Attack Pnrls, Ocl. Gorman ntlack near Dcionvaiix oji .the Verdun front was broken up last ,night, by the French, It IB announced officially to- day. Heavy atllllery rlshilng is in progress In this Mcior and also on the Alsno tcooL CHOICE LEADER IN ONTARIO YET and are barring the passage west- ward. I Russian Official. Petrograd, Oct. Russian offlclal announcement' "follows: "At- ter depriving us of control of Irbe Channel, the enemy at nlgnt pene- (ratcJ tho Gulf of Illga, at dawn "yesterday >tn aval forces were disrovercd by our patrol detachment, which was pressed back lo Moon Sound by enemy cruisers and torpedo boals. Our shins of the line Grayh- daoln antl Slava nnd Hie cruiser Dayan went oul lo meet the enemy in the Gulf of Riga and back lilfl vanguard by tliclr fire. They oon encountered llic principal enemy ightlng unlls and engaged Ihem Among the (alter Were I wo 'drcad- iHUBhts ot the Grosser Knrfcust jpe" "UurfnK the battle Iho enemy adopted the tactics ot firing at dig- -ancea beyond the range odour guus, lis artillery range Ijeing much Ttuper- ir lo the artillery ot our ships. of he line. "In spits ol the clearly manifested superiority of the enemy, our ships defended Iho entrance for a consid- erable time and only severe damage caused by the fire of his dreatinaugMs orced us lo retire Into the waters of he Moon Sound, As a result of sev- eral hits beneath line, the Slava sanX. Nearly all Ine crew wcro saved by our torpedo boa la. Toronto, Uberal M. P. P.'a njivo ,i'cuv-u .j.-c.-" -nd Liberal "for the prcj months, bs Iho'pan-Germans.clalmeil, .vlnclal house'in .OoUrlp-tt 1 -1- Ing election met In '-Toronto today to choose a new leadfr. W. Jlowell, presldeni oif thsprify coun- cil, will clre bis measftgft to (he mem- mr even In one or two years. ,Cannot Annex Them Amstcrcbm, Oct. of the Russian provinces of Coiirland nnd Mvonia', I'hlllpp Scheldemann, tho" Socialist leader, ot Ihe Wurzburg conference: 'Union 'Of these territories with Ocrmany, .Whlcli has been' dcmonrtcd repeatedly, cannot bo Won't Block War Credit. The conference by R vfito of 2S4 to ft} rejected A motion binding the par- H> to vote against the war crcdlla In tno 'rotchstag. A. was slgncil 183 dc- Lho. restoration of Belgium proleadng BEalost rilvfalon of Al- A1O THOSE WHO ARE WANTING EXEMPTION Montreal, Oct. a Joint meet- bers and candidates tnd fltalo his reasons for Jofnfng the union cabinet. ifter today were non- committal ai to tho choice of leader. APPEAL Oct. Central New5 anys it underHUnds (.tint the anneal of Philip -Ale'ilevi Lnpzlo p nopiiltir Hang-ulan paint- er who Is well knowri ngalnit has Tho appeal wM suppOrlftd" by peers and prom.nAiit AT VICTORIA Oct., applied for'ereinptlbrf tdday And sir .-reporlctl for mlllltry ma Mm iTjg of Ihe nicnmondl Lhcral clnb and loul ot 271 fot wwpilon 16 tho Joscph-3L Ann's clnh In Jailer's hall night a generous Inri-1 Utlon was glre'n lo all and aundry that] free.legal Gdvico as lo now to f cerfafn of putting ihcfr elgnalurea' on I tho forma (n Ihe proper way I M oLfamed in (ho Richmond cliib's qnArfcrd any evening 11 vis slntcd thai a ml si aha might eas- h6 "iririrlc' which would bar, iof exemption from obtaining BAWK% This week it year Irjcreisft, 42 OD the Herlewlog the drftJcul- les of thi UaUed Slates.In train ID R and Iraiispcrting.troops tb Europe he lecjares lhatercrl thai Ihe U-boats are sinking norc and more "Finally, Ihe richling value of the troops Is not great, prob- ably about equal lo that ot IheJtoii- mnnlans, and there will be fewer of hem than of HID lluroanfana. So, Germany will have an easy lask. In Is douhlful thV Am- ericans will risk the rcnturo of send- ig an army to Europe, at oil. "The only American .help to he seriously reckoned with Js in ihe air. Pliers can be quickly trained and -'easily transported but the Ger- man command has liken all neces- sdry measures to meet, this danger. The 'new enemy directs ME efforts less against the German army BgalnsL Ihe nerves of the German people and against Ihe Internal nnlly of Germ any." nlfirant since unlike the-ormy. It li endured little of Iho hardship of cam-1 paignlng. Despatches fro in abroad, i confirm Iho opinion of Am-' erlcan naval officers thai It probably was due In -part at least to tlie draft- ing1 ot seamen for submarine crews, a service which haa.como to hold Icr- rors lor the. German seamen because of inc. inflexible Hrilish policy of nev- cr making any.announceiuenl whatever I. of the fate of Iho captured or lost'I0 In-c crews o'f the German suumersibles. This suspense as to Iho fate ot com- raflea who go oul to be heard ot again was expected lo undermine the morale of the navy. BOlutlOTl soon after the Emperor Wil- liam from Constantinople. The blatt says opinion is virtually .unrmT- mons in political circles Ihat'a quick change of chancellors is inevitable. Von Buelow Now Amsterdam, Oct. Von Uuelow, Ihe-former- Imperial cnancel- has returned to. Burl la, according c Anze-lger... H Is gciternlly known, the Ihat he I be orTcred his In succes- sion to Dr. Mlchaells. Halifax, Ocl. scene In the csollallons have been going on In reference lo the Admission'to the'union cabinet of a .Scotlin In connection with which the names of Premier Murray, A. K. Macf-can, M.i'., and et-ffnanco .Minister Held- Ing have bco.i moved lo Ottawa today. Statements have been sent out from Halifax to Hie effect I hut the Nova ScotJa Uhcrala want Premier Murray lo remnln In prorln- clivl politic M'hbLhar tbls fs so.or not cannot bo.aicerUlncil. Premier Murriy httd.no statement lo rnalte. Official word will come from Ottawa. NEW ACCOMPLISHMENT. PrHrturg, Oct. The of Hat crowd from thii the north for the r by a cxBlorlrrg party, A fmm from 3t JahnJ, .an- niMincts the irrlval it thtt point V the wriich.laV: Imula frorri the of Seven It-' on the Ouhf 6f to on Divlf Strait Clashea between German and Aus- trian crews are regarded In naval cir- i clcs here as adding iiiuch significance nd situation, particularly it is con- :m- Idercd in the Itght of the extreme sit- uation of Austria; whose fighting forc- es arc at the point of exhaustion. Montreal, Ocl. earri- ngs for the Ilireb principal Canadian railways for the'second week of Oc-1 ober..aggregated ngafnsl for-the corresponding week a'" year on'increase o[ or S-2 per Each'.ot the Ihree roads shoived an Increase. Last week's aggregate the largest for any aBv'cn flay period this year nnd tie percentage Incrcaso lo tho ng- jrcgale tho slnco (he third wcelt. In July, SM NBM1G HUN FOOD VERY SHORT Oct. Recently lllnM Ilfurca on the German wecklr (nod rntlon vcro irmdo public by the lood administration today with the IhaL H Is fnr Iho obtain bodily likely (o hare amount required lo henllh and rigor nnil 9erlou( And 'permanent results. Com- putation In terms of American house- keeping, Hie weekly TAtlon fimoiinlj approxlmltely to iffl4Ielt for a per- occuall Low HAIt-WAY EARNINGS, CAN'T SEND Tprorrto, ward hat: been received here, from Sir 'Robert Bftrden thai a cable.from Sir Perley In London the war office is unable to grant the permission asked by the relatives >.of'Canadian _ prlv oners of war In Germany lo'Ufid them parrels at IS. In The, Vos-; Copenhagen, Ocl. peulsclio Bank nrlmlls sischo Zeitung which prints four 'col- umns on the Uolo I'acha affair, that It transferred E, sum of nionej, amount not staled, to Ambassador! Von Bernstorff, Uirough Hugo Schmidt, (who formerly, repreifented- Lbe .Ueutfiche Bank in 7sTeK that tho bank upon InHlruclIons from a source "generally responjlble for tbb paymobt ot talarles and other. payments to our ambaseadori" and. did -not concern HieH with (he pur- poses to whlcli the money vas ap- plied. The Deutsche Tages nakM Hie Bolo nffalr the text for an attack; on, tho judgment and nblUly of Von Jernsiorff, whose candidacy for the mperlal chancellorship evidently ia still feared by the pan-Ger-nans. -f 'Winnipeg, Oct. .Free Press Ottawa correspondentr In a dispatch tonight sayt: "Elec- tions will be held .before Christ- mas. That is .tonight, and only, circumstan- ces will chnnrj'e the decision. De- cember 17lh is the tentJTtlvB'date. Nomination day fall 28 days before lhar, and the. overseas will start polling their votei the day after nominations. The polls will Xeep open bver- for the whole-period there- after until election day." HALF LOAN SUBSCRIBED Oct.: mately or o he-Half the minimum quota of the Liberty loan had teiday, treasury officials fac: of unofficfal the twelve federal Many Stpries Told of the Bravery of Alberta Men Ollnwa, Ocl. mlJCIa dcparl- mcnt following arllclo by Rolsncl Hill, correspo'ndenIs' headquarters In France, dealing with Canadian "In the of warlare on the western (root, when trench lines hare practlcallf.dlsaippeared ahd var.cM liave laben their place! Hit Hun artillery doqs ool allempl thp old front-line barrages thlfmatlo llfo In trenches' so' uncomfortable. It Is thai Immediately behind [lirte new posla come In for I-'rllz cphalact attention; and-ll Is (n thll tha't the rallvar troopa HikVe- been'winning great prafse front ill Mclfoni of Iho army." niter fane tils ballaKnn froni'Alberd, one of those areas lo look" after.y' 7, In a'dlstrlcl whicii'caD tn size with Riiralbr Lake, they have 'conslrp.cted nearly hundred and nfly-.inlles.ot llghl railway, II Is nlaohed slrateglctUy >o tha( If one line Is suddenly deslrored Irsffle can be serit.around another way. The meti and guns 'ahead LOTer want for anftblnr. 'VSravVlwafl oho of Ihe-recent attacks Sergeanl Oscar Sitmson' of Alberta, wounded la the arm; In- stead of-trekking for- raedlcar assist' ance back In the rtar he attended to Ottawa, Ocl. service .re- form on broad lines will likely event-: uale from the union government. The, proposal Is to put the 'oiitsldo Mrrlce undor the. Jurisdiction of clrll ice commission and to' apply t6 It tho sarbo conditions ot admission> as now ohtaln .regarding, the' Instda ser-r vice employed In the departmaota at One of the first duties of .the re- construcled ctFll .service commlsalon- Tfill be to report on a achefne for hrlnglng abont this reform. It is un- derstood that a report on .the sub- ject has already been'aslccd for, C.P.R. WAGES Montreal, Oct Cana- dlan Pacific railway Is carrying on negotiations with several classes ef its employes as to wages. Cen- ftnrices are In progress with thf maintenance of way employees or men. An application has been lo the Canadian Pacific railway by. (ta Trainmen, COWLer MAN DEAD .v- -The cainclty (ng co'jUin tie nune ot Kelly, Cowlw, .of; the' aedk.il 4> services, dte-d on The riams itw at "f j- fr Oto. fy (3 woundefl.vrHs'twst o( h it r ;