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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 22, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta vol.UMK .U, AUitiHTA, MONDAY, OGTOUKH 22, 1017 NUMBER 261 PEACE ON PRESENT HUN TERMS WOULD BE DISASTROUS Made Their Retreat From Moon Island Region Successfully Him Warships Pelroflrad, Oct. 22. German submarines have been observed In the Gulf of Finland, war office announces., Russian patrols watching the Gulf of Riga saw large enemy for- ces and alto transports. The statement lays the. Germans land- ed on Werder1 peninsula, precied back the Russian advance posts and occupied the werlern part of the peninsula, 1200 PRISONERS Berlin, 'Oct. than 12CO prisoners, a number of and large stores were captured an Dago Island, the war office an- nounces. In nine days, the state- ment says, Oesel, Moon and Dago Islands, the key positions of the eastern Baltic, have been acquir- ed. Invade Mainland The German Invasion has-been car' rlcil lo Lhe mainland by the securing o[ Werder peninsula. Tills strip of !nnd Is north ot .Moon which Is separated from It by Mound Sound. The. village of Werder. telegraph Motion, la Eitua'eA on llie coast, aut! presumably IB now In German hands. Protect Munition Worki London, Oct. Important _ dealing with munitions have been removed from PpLrogradj cording lo a despatch lo Hie Times Iiom the Russian capital. German Zeppelins, 'it adds, aro altacklnff towns somo distance from Lbclr rfgMIne Escaped Without Loss .Pplrugrart, Ocl.' Russian naval- cicepj observation etc pt_Monii :-Eound" Without'lores' and Uic northern .entrance fo tho (he marine .department' announces Jn an oIRc-la] fiLaiemeril.' In Iho operations In tho Oulf ot'RIga, a Russian-submarine sank one German transport, and Is reported. to have damaged, It not sunk, a German tire ad nan gli I, at wlilch two torpedoes were fired. The communication roads In purl; "Dc'spKc the difficult condition and Ihe -enemy's measures to pre- vent our sortie from Jtoon Sound without logs and In perfect order, in evacuating not only Ihn hulk ot our military forces but nlso tlio whole of (he naval Installs- tfon in. Moon Sound, nofibly Jhe transports and smaller craiL "We left the whole of the abandon- ed baso and the adjoining region in o condition reurterjng It entirely un- serviceable -for military purposes. Our naval forces tire protecting the 11 or Hi ciitrnncB of Moon Sound .against fresh "During oporallona In llio Gull, of Jllgq ono' of our finbmarlncg mot nn eneriiy squadron, conslallng ot four ilreadnougliU ot Iho Marker At type, (vessels bulll in 1914 of Lena and carrying n complement of and n larKQ of torpedo boais, H fired two torped- oes Hi the lending drcailnaught but being ahellcrl-by1 seaplanes and rlrt- illcd wllh shot, obliged lo sub- merge -without noting tcsnlls. The detonation of a torpedo, however, vzs "heard and proceeding somo (Us- tanco anil Ihcn rising clouda of-smoke were seen through tho pcrlscopn of tlio submarine, large- transport, escorted'by torpedo boats, made for Ihe 'submarine, Tho submarine re- turned to tlie a I lack and sank ono of the with a torpedo.'1 Demobilized- Oct. The Tloops comprising Iho elates of 1806 arid 1SS7, forly ono and forty- two' rears ot ago, have been rfcmoblV Jzed. Tho general committee of the and eoldlors' deputies Is protesting against Ihe removal of Iho government lo Moscow, Tho com- declares .that It'will not fol- Iriw'lhtj Roverrintent but "will remain in 'Pctrograd with, the rerolutlortflfy proletariat until Iho lasl moment.1'" 1 Brutal Treatment "Polrograil, Oct. re k eelvcd '.by lha soml-offlclai news Agency s.iya thalEslhonlann who have ftscupcd (rom Dead and Moon Is I finds :recently capiurftd by the Germans, report (tint Russian prisoners are be loadcM Jnlo boftta by Ihe Ger- mane, ffho loll .Ilicm; "We hire no- Ihfnj w-Uli which to feed you. Go As ROOD Rs Lhe boats leave (hey fired upon with machine guna. Sitting of Medical Board Here Has Been IntLrurtlcms have been received Lcttitirl'Jho most likely on Mondajr, O announced. Tfioso who are to appe atrucllons from th'c registrar as to J stated aunount per day for expanses fiumnioned from outside points. All the medical board will sit In -toiler 29th. and fivi today as at first ir belore Ibo board will receive In-ate and lime. Transportation and a 11 be Issued by the registrar (lo thoso under class OHO are urged In he post ofttco as eooii aa possible, so ranging data for appearance before that the vrorK ol the registrar In at medical bo aid JQr trltunal may lie King Fayors Air London, Ocl. -23. Tim- kii.g1 and queen paid a Burjirlse vlall yesterday to ono ol LUc bombed tlfs-trlcts ol and UlkcU for two hours wflti victims. Spending to a local clergy DI an, the Mug Raid: "I wJsli people who aro afainal rclalla-llo.n could sea this Tragic ,St orlw. London, Oct. While vain search was niadOj (or any mfHlarj' advantage gained by Friday nlglil's afr raid, several tragic stories came (o HeM. Perhaps (lie iiiosl plllful the killing of a widow and her sex-en children, fn addition (o a lodger In the house. H appears mother went to the front door and inquired of a neighbor whether Ihe "all clear'1 signal hail been given, and turned to go back, when the bomb dropped. A few minutes later the neighbor the mother unconscious In (.ho street, her home wrecked and her children buried In tho tlebrls. The mother regained consciousness long enough to ask for her cblldrer Destroyers Made a Gallant Fight When Huns Stockholm, Oct. 21. Newspaper accounts of the attack by German mid dors on convoys (n Ihe North Sea say (hat two German criislers and three torpedo boats fired" ruthlessly on Ihe merchantmen aud subsequently on their life boats. They 'made no etfort to spare Ike Uvea.ot Ihe seamen. The loss Involved Iti the sinking ol the two Swedish vessels amounts to two million kroner. Some Crltlclim London, Oct. TDB nett'spapors (afce1 Iwo divergent lines of criticism regarding the alia ck pa lie convoked .jn lie .North; _ Ac-Vroriilpir to Ibft coming from America, wo ought to have ample margin of security against such mischances." Fought Single Handed. London, OcL The British destroyer Mary Rose fought single-handed agalual the German cruisers In ULO convoy action in the North Sea, according LG a Btorj- ascribed to a Hrlllsh officer rescued off Bergen and transmitted by the Chrlsllsnla correspondent of the Times. The oEhcr deslroyer, which should' hare been present, never appeared and tt Is thought likely that It was destroyed at the beginning of the action. Alter ligMlnf heroically .for Iiall-un shi Vas stib- one Ifatit ho foreslglil-- or vigilance iccled to thft.raost Urrlflc concen- cpuld, averl, au4 (rated (ire, tho Mary Rose sank. Ten Cannot exercise dc-" members of the crew were found sapers ask what .baa- become of reports ot LI TO. butchery of Iho creiv British command-ol the North Sea. of LLe" Tnercnanttncri pass deacrrp- One newspaper cpmments'aa follows: Lion. "The eitremftlr dls- Two women on one ship waved a quieting. With the whole American pteco of white cloth which iras per- navy working In con with fectly visible. They were silenced ours and wfth our patrol rejlercrt com- by a. volley Irom the Gorman cruls- pletBly or toe (act of sea rolling res- era. HAS NOVEL TAX TO v PAY FOR GARBAOING Ocl. Martin propows to lery a sprclal tax of ono nni] ,orte-quarler per cent, or thft. renlal pafd by tho occupants ol houacfl In for tha rcmo OF garMgo. The now lux, mayor -Mys( cbuJdVlfie ont tho CM( of majri- tho Incineration fihftiil. MW.UOD n year. Churches And would havo lo pay, he styi. "effect." On Ihe other news- clinging lo buoys and rescued. The correspondent says tnqt "th" No More Celfbrations on News of Are Too Seriowr Genovn, OcL A despatch from Basel stales that Iho. great iBssiludo 1 Indirfertnce ot Buffering Ger- mans may be gauged from the tact that the recent vlclorlee In the Ualtlc even of the prospectkb 'eTacua- loln of rclrograd cnuaed pracllcally 110 cnlriuataBm In official, circles Jn eplto of Urq efforts o! the newspap- LOSSOFMZEPPS Amsteidam, Oct. loss of lour Zcppollns Is ndmilled In nn offic- ataleracnt rcccfved hero from Ber- lin. An airship squadron, the state- ment taya, attacltcil London. Bicr, Birmingham, 3erby, Lowesloft, Hull, Grimsbyln icon- nectlpn with' the- c'ompltlon o[ Ibe unon A. 1C. juoLoan, was In with Slr: Hobeil' Bordcn for an hoar (n of Ihe prime tnlnlsler bul-ab 'aDnonDCGment was made. II li considered likely thai the mitteoot. ihe port- tollq Mr. (ill famine event of his Jolnlnj IhS, riablncl council-did not this: morning ant thero will be a tilling Ihls aftar- noon- The annooncenienL of tho ex- IMS Ions fToss MI) flection ;the Oct 22r _______ rtcelved word rhrt Lhllrt, Col Clen Camibcll dftd i yntcHay. On Friday L reported "aerloutly III.In i uiKy IHI. XUut, Cil. Canvpiiir- took the eviriMiJ an. Ueot. Coi. .'ciltn'ppi wi's member oi-'parllaJnenL for- Irtlng In 1509. warria. appoipted 'Indian, i tt aider. Dominion ;