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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 20, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOUJMK X. ALitKHTA-.-'ajTUtUMY. flf.TOBEK.20. 1017 XUM1SER 203 GERMAN RAIDERS BAG DESTROYERS AND NINE SHIPS I Zeppelins Conducted Raid This Time In Which Casualties Were Many TWENTY-SEVpN FIFTY-THREE INJURED Hxjiidon, Oct. 20, Twenty-seven persons were killed anil IHly-tbrco lu- Urcd ID hist flight's Zeppelin raid. ..The following official GUlenicnt was ''In last night's airship raid tho casualties In all districts xvero: Killed 27, Injured 53. Thero was some material damagu to bouses Bad business premises." Seven 2eppellni. An East Coast Town, Oct.. Beven or moro Zeppelins crossed tho Kaat CoasU at about 8 o'clock last night, Tour going In -one direction RDiI'llirco In another. At 11.30 o'clock bno Xopuelln passed out on the home- Jonrnoy. This airship six hoinUs-flt-11'o'clock and three at noise of Us engines iras heard Tor twenty minutes. After an Interval o[ twelve months London last night experienced another Jieppelin -raid. Nobody saw tho 'raider vhlai flew _al a great' height rtropucd only ono bomb on nnd a few missiles. In the outlying districts. TIio peoplo- who had been plrcn on early warning of Iho ap- proaching aircraft had left their shelt- ers and wero" going homo when n bomb fell' Irpm an unseen and un- heard nfrshlp breaking many piste The sound of. the bomb was unllko that of any In previous raid. H-ivos less shrill and heavier. The Evenfac News commenting on ihp raid says: Moort Not a Factor "LastJjlfht another of our .fond ilcliislonVrilrac, we suppose, to perreniity of nil na- ti; altered. BELIEVE JAPS WANT CONTROL CHINESE ARMY Fekln, Oct. .Chinese press Is EKlUtftl greatly orer'tho, proposed BO called arms alliance loan-which a combination of-Japanese iriunHlons manufacturer! ]i endeavoring to make to China for iho equipment ol Hie Chinese ariay. The Japanese, It la understood, control'-ot two and also seek to liavo Jap- uncle military advisers employed by China.' Tliey contend" that a'ucli ac- tion would be DCce'Bsar'y to prevent tut use of the armi by the Koveru- roonls of the norih China provinces for political purpose against tho provinces. They also want China to agree to supply Japan wllh, ironj claiming that the Amerlcr-n cm- on atcel makes this 'necessary. WMMlt Hun Raiders Attack Convoy, Sink Two Destroyers, Nine Merchantmen Representative of Food Coriirol- ler Says Impossible to Cut Some Prices Victoria, B, a, Ocl. J.-W. Robertson, representative of tbo food controller told the local committee on Tood control today (Itat the people of Canada .ire laboring under a misap- prehension wliou they form the opin- ion dial tho foot! controller should bring about a general cut In tho prices of commodities. He asserted the qeustlon was one el supply and demand. In eomo cases be pointed out prices must' continue to be high If producers arc to be encouraged Lo Increase The primary duly ol the to oil controller, bo ex plained, was alone educational lines co that there should be a surplus of products for supplying Great Drilaln and her alilei. South .Country Has Fine Body of Military Representatives Now alBair, Oct. 20. Tlie convention of military repreBeriUUves to tlio mUllarjF trlbuualft was held ID thft reproaenlaUT of town being present O. M." Caraon took' part ol atumooo tha dalin vho were tppomled'by Kerbr. te lire' quar- SlntenenlV ters made at virkuri'Uuiea.had led'.ui to bolters airship had been far thls-U from hcfng Ihe ewe-Is shown by Lhe- offic- 'll ial report. "It may to pointed out -that the moon a feeble due set at eight mlu- ulea past seven that the moonT seems, therefore, In man atr calculations' which'' people suppose." "Thc'slltnl Is the riarap giv- en to Iho Zeppelin's; visit Io London Jast night Manx Londoners awakened this morning wllh Ihe feeling that j l there.was a goon" deal to say. lor the official warning of night nlr mltls. Although vvarnlng was sir- en early In Iho evening, .the people, niter waiting tioura for Iho sound of Ihe gun' 3ring .went to ucd Ibo rn.dors had been Intercepted off (ho coasL The ii suddenly, I Wo loud reports-atorllcd light .sleepers bul a majority Lhoughl It merely waa.yic (irlug 61 ahll-alr- Tafl guna-m-.dlgtant dfstrlcti. nolblnB Tollon-ed It merely g Candidates Are Lining Up Ottawa, OcL. Col. Armand It Is stated, will run Nationalist candidate In '-Jhd county of JIontniaRny, Quebec. ThG.eounly fs at present, vacant Ihrough the re- tirement of D. O. LcsneTflnce, now Eenalor, Iho former ''Conservative mcmjjcr. A. Ulioral csnrldlala will be abrniuHlcd .agalnsr 3ion. Vkdclftrd Turgeon, president of the .legislative council of Quebec, will run as. a candidate In Helkhnssd, also at Tacnnt. '.Mr. -Turgeon will run fia a- l.lucral. Jt la'.atso statcil that A. Oallpenult, Epcahu'r of (lio Quebec Icifnlaturc, ovlll n iucnii candldnto In tlio com- ing election. It IB rumored that Hon. H. N.. Parent, former premier of Quo- hcc, and former chairman, .of (ho transcontinental commlsfllon, wilt bb clrlcf Jor Sir Wilfrid Liur- lor In Quebec. Soldier Candidate. Toronto, .Ocf. 20, Mnjor 0. Cockhrirn.'ralilrncd noMlcr, was IIOM- Innicil for Kast York LIB! night IE R narlbmontnry camlltlnlo by Iho men o[ a' comps.njr of iho Orcal War Vet- erans here.. It Is uniloratood that Inn-Grcai -War Veterans In serornl Col.- command- who tromtOtUwa Ing ottKt'r ol mllilwr district' No. 13 r -Major tothorilT on to ne fill: Ante-with'' and aa fine a body of most fas- tidious Eufiht tift wtafcffd. -It was demonstrated; to that It was under the department, -o[ Jut (Ice, and' frai; Mieutiilly: non-polit- ical and nori-mllltarr'" Uhhriet ''Go, AVamer, 'Harold 'Hlfcinbolham; 66, Cardston, H.'B. tirawn; ?7, Lelh- bridge, J. Russell Oliver; George Sheoton; '69, -.Bow'. Island, ,P- Brown; 70, Sterling, Charles Westley; 11, Foremost. Q. Jonathan; M.lfc Tronaa; 73, Ma- grain. Dr.- tt'eeki. Macleod ind Other 14, XBnton, 76, High River, Ftenfc De Macleod, Alec'Smlth; 17, PIncher Creek, Har- old Bulcher; A. A. Char-- leaworlh; 70, OlareihpinvT, A, Mur- ray; Oklohs, E. FlnnJgtD. Medicine Hatf 8.' 82, (own, C. A. Many- berries, B. Medlclna Hal, P. 11. J. 0. AVhlleheart; Oyen, W. d Frfo; BS, C. A, Den- hart, John Hartley Deivart iSays Issue of Campaign Is Profiteering, Not Conscriptibn Toronto, Oct. ing imt on record continued con- fidence In tho leadership of Sir Vll frlfl Laurler and condemns In th'e itrongenl'terms the niakcsliilt union EOTermiient aa a meana-of preventtng the pecpie of Canadn from expressing IbeJr verdict at llic'jiolla on Its atcw Tie foregoInE la tha leil ot a resolution passed here by Ward One, Liberal: Association BiUtveen. flll7 and .a present! The Hartley Dewirt, K.C., 'll.P.P., fo Soutbyvest Toronto, who declared Issue fri tlio Torthcomfni election .-wasSiot conscription., nu profiteering., 11 wss the profiteer 'against the peoplo. The vice the law lan and must and would be obeyed b; UIB people. It should not bo mad' an issue In the coming campaign. cbnjtKucndcs put ..up their own In the. coming Labor Liberal Candidate, 3, Olbbojis.-Lllierjl candidate for Lon- _ nlglil nnnounceil-bla accept' alico ol labor nomination 'anil will hercifter Iho fihor Mbera! candidate, Mr. (llbbon.i la a staunch upporter o( Sir, wljlrld SUSPEND GUARANTEES. ?rcslco City, Oct. Tho bill pro- "Tiding .for E suspension of consMt- tillonal ttfinranlecB.was approved yea- terday by tho chamber of deputies... Ttle BUapenalon affccfs only bandttff rtament. ID aruii ajabsl Iho Parfs, Oct. artillery fighting Is In on the Alane find Vei corami 'On the front thefa TTeTa ,'criluii 1171 todty'i offlclal nnnlcallon. Icnl firllllerj' ft oil lector of Mennejap ,Mya the statement. "6Irons enemy "patrols which attempted to orlr Jinis In repnlserf, Thn one my left prlaooers'ln onfr and suffered ftppreclibje loaaei. "On tho right batik of Ihe Meme, (Verdun front) the artillery- flfhllng was spirited north of BenihTAui and In tbn Ctnrleres Wood. "There la nchtlnfi (o teporL from Ifafl remainder of (he On Front. London, Ocl. ar- llllerr nnlng anil hrlht iirly part ot Iho night norlli of CCT> on battle front, between Tower, ths yprn-llonlen tojay'i war office 'tatunerit: wai alfii reci- procal rflllarr-tcdrttr dorloj night of )rKon, Oct. Io "Our Day" fu Iho _______....... Crosa hckl than Knnfl announced from the AnierJcafi com Mission' Of Iho Brlllah Ilcri Cross, MoiV.Uiaa OW carao from LondoiT, Oct. German ralttera attacked a convoy in the v North .Sea on Wednesday and two of-the British escorting It was announced of- tcMJir by the arlllsh war The British daitrdyers sunk were the Mary Rose and the Strcngbow. Thirty Norwegians were rescued ly Ilrlllsh patrol (raft. Tlio raiders, wblch were heavily rmctl, Ehob-e'l anilely to escape be- ore they pould Inlercepted by IrlUsh forces, adds tbe official state- ment, and made no attempt to rescue he ctows of'the, sunken deflroyers. All Men Lost. London, .Oct. (ho oHIcers arid men ot the Mary Rojic and tlie Slronklow v--ere lost The alalemcnl declares untrue .the German story to hti cltccL Ibat (be attack occurred In he territorial -waters of the Shetlacd Islands. The hoslllo raiders, it anve.irs, suc- ceeded JQ evading tho Drillsb watch- ers on dark nights on bolli tlio out- ward and tronievvard dash. Admiralty Statement. Tlie teit 61 (he stato- niont giving the details ot the Xorth Bca Incident reads: "Two very fast and heavily armed German rdtders attacked a convoy la the Xorlh Sea about mlJu'ay betnV'pn Ibe Shetland Islands anil the Norwegian coast ou Tvro Hrlttah destroyers, His Majesty's ships Mary Itose, Meut. Commander Charles Pox and Strongbnw, CJoannantler Kd- ward Brooke, which formed tho nnll- submarlno escort, at once engaged the enemy vessels and fought until they were" sunk allcr n short and un- cqu3l "Their callaut action held the German sufflcteutly 'long to cuable llirco mcrchaLt vessels to ef- fect Ilielr escape." DOWN FOUR ZEPPS Pa'rlij Oct. Zeppelin brought dowrf. In .flames late last night al near the Alsatian two others were forced to land. They belong- ed 1o a squadron composed of ti large number of Zeppelins which wenl over the On the French Front In France, Zeppelins were destroyed or forced to land In var- ious districts of France In the course of a raid undertaken'by those hostile aircraft during last night. Suggestion Mmfle That Scienti- -1 r Ottawa, Intimately tdoch That We Must Fight -to (he Bitter Says Painleve Paris, Oct. In the jfliEcuss preceding the passing of bl Btlllsh, Columbia who act'. In Quebec Man Denounces Senalo as Betrayer of French-Canadian'3 Quebec, Oct. Eugene Duseault, of Delveflcre War ot.Lhla cl.Ly, at last rnV'tHng-O the .city "council -nintlo an anil-con icrlptlon apeecli. Mr. Dussault ob- jected strongly because tlie council refused io nollce a motion made by him at tho road committee meeting protesting against Senator L'KB rer- an co being BS a member of 1 commission. Speak- Lni on a question of privilege ho a govern ntenl. Amoni; tha .Supporters of Vnloii jovernmefiiJri'ihH ships then lurned and withdrew from the fighting. "The batlicslilp slnva, the last ot line, finally sunk by tbe head and 'oumleretl In the deep entrance .of Tb6 remainder of the squadron enleretl this channel.; Part' of llm enemy squadron began (o fire oa the Moon and Werder 'naileries ond Bllcnceil nnd Ouv vessels snlfercil some damage. After shelling the batteries the enotny entered the southern part of During- these movements tha crutscr Admiral Makarblf and tome gunboats -and Mcslroyeri U' Inner .Mocm-.Sound thai cbankfl nnrt Kaaar Bay, between [he- Islands'of Dago, Ocsel and.Moon.- Some bt these ships remained throughout- Tuesrtay night "near., tho coast of Oesei Island and repeatedly attempted to make- their .way Inlo the Eastern portion ot KnMnr.Iliy." The rest.of tho. Is a n- petition of iho'bfflalai statement Is- sued wnlch II was announc- ed thai Iwo trawlera had been sunk by the Russian [Iro and that two en- emy torpedo'boats had been sunk by striking'mine's In the Moon'Sound: legion Thursday; It that a CcYman torpedo boat escorting the main squadron, ran Jnlo a Rus- sian mine ami GENERAL'KILLED. Paris, Oct. has been killed In a first Hne IrunA caplald of tho French com-, mand under General Marchand whose'occupation ol Fasunda -In' Siidan In 1S5S, brought about club- with Lord Kltchcnor. J. McDoUBall, A Kin- tialrd "Jy K. Mac'rtoiiafd; J.'M.: Macdon' Blair .Dlackeif. -and Q, Cl of wfidni: we'rt tbrnerly Blrcog OllTer m'enX v- T.' FIRE Ot< i-INER M.S., firo -wrrf Ihe IUI.3.P. Ifnef which slart- wns nbonl DID NOT REPRESENT Iho house 0. commons yesterday, Qforga M. P., Innulted an.article, iyi ArthurOI.' e'naral which" -'piinrtrled to" tcatl view of Urlllsh naval alrttefy, was ao c'enaored dlslorl 119 niejnlnfr'vThpiDu J. Mac- Nflniflrflj' of tthe, admiralty, .replied radBIrillr liad reason exprCEsed frt artlclp did rnot-tov cord. wlih the -Tlewa TJnIUd Stales navy department, ;