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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 24, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME X. tJvTMHKilHiK. '..WEDNESDAY, OCTOBEll 21. 1917 NTMDl-H 266 PATRONAGE EVIL ENDED-BIG FRENCH VICTORY Deputy Minister of Mint- ta Expresses Entire Salisfadiou With the of Act So PJIEDICTSCOJIPLBTE 'SUCCESS FOR IT. Tells of German Conditions WlshlDglon, OcL IE ere-1 In one demonBlratlon Iwenlj-.flve sol- illled as lielne in accurate picture ot ilfers bclns counted. The Fraucu- condlttons la Germany reaching Wash- Knsllsli aerial bombardments of Ger- today If official telegraphic t man cities ami towns are Qllarra, Oct. mccesslul operation ot tho JIHIlarj- Service Act la aspired." E. L. Newcombe, deputy minister, of Justice and cliilrman ol ttro Mllilnrj' orvlce Council, slated. "Now that one elapsed vines'the calling out by proclamation of class one under the act." Sir. New- corhbe JoW, "It may alclr Tie said that the successful operation o[ the act Is assured. The procedure which has been adopted and the provisions made to lake cjrc of Uie vast amount of detail work Involved havft proved themselves to bo adcquila ar.d 'salls- laclory.. In an operation of this kind, Involving as jt-does lUe cooperetlon ot 'postmasters, rifteeu regls- (rars tlielr jfjfrs anil some 200 medical buards.'lt'is inevitable that there should be a certain amount of misunderstanding of Instructions In tome hut these iDBlancea- lave been surprisingly [ew and have only' bten of 'jnlnor luiportance.y "And "what1 do you Ihlnfc of the Biariner- in which members of class one have resron'dedl" Mr.-NcTcombe asked. "1 ati. veil'pleased with the resultJ of the first week's operations anil it ivnulfl appear luat if Iho prescriteil ralo of progress bo maintained, (he general response of class one by No- vember 10 will be quite satisfactory. Tlie'first two or three days there was 'coma natural hesitation, but now tho members 'of Hie class are attending tbo postoflkes freely and sending In l tlie necessary forms. The fact (hat been tajed to'tiiclr ulinost capsclly all over th'o DddilnjQn'iSriowB that the class rb'ne' roport, represenllni; the situation as one of'polltical and-economic: distress that Is causing a great deal of dis- content It represents tbe Socialists the dissatisfaction of the masses Hie war. AL Essen bombs dropped from airplanes 01J enormous damage, some striking a tJrcus during a per- belDE active.and.IKreitenliiE to foriuance for soldiers, at wlilcli quit German factories it the var CODS soldiers were killed. Into .the winter, and'asserts that (hero i "German civilian Mfo presents n ten diva been uprlslcgs'lu different sec- i rlblo picture. Children are obliged to lions of Germany, Including disorders In Berlin, In partici- pated. i "The people of .Germany want Bays a' parapbrue of tbe re- "and the people declare It will be concluded lu .November." "German .workmen E lured to a high pitch of dlecM'.eEt rhi Socialists boldly stale that they will leave the- factories necMitiry tor Ihe conduct or. tbe Var, 1( -the var continues during Ihe Winter. "In (he meantime German workmen are demanding Increates' ot pay and a far more liberal anporuonraent of ood. Uprisings 'in several parts of he emplro are taking; place with cver- -tnhily a ]lfcArt6 U -lo thir oppor- quarter's with retard to medical "_ before report for aerrlca or claim for eiomptioD Is entirely tloaal. where candidate is" not too far away-from a tncdical Aboard-" and Jt-Js others-lie rMBonablj.rcooTenlcnt. If, however, this. course IB" not found convenient, 'It. IK quite' In order tor msa to re- pout for service or claim eexinptton without GO Ing In for medical, examin- ation.. '-In' [sach" a CSBO; He. will Mlve notice by mail In due as to _the time and piece where ha should present for medical "examination. "Jf an exemption Is granted on KroundB olner than phy- ilcal unfit ness, rio further medical txamtctlioti Will bo neceisarr until the .exemption: Pelrograd, Oct. parliament lias selected a'coancll ot defence, con- listing of members representing al] parties. 'The-council will alt contin- and will attempt to carry out the governmehrs-program of prtjpa- improve the morale'at tbe front anfl in.the rear. war, said this, front waft not being help- ed by the rear and that no nrmr could "fight when'ft lyas hungry and cold. "11 seen! lo .be possible lo end archy only by German he Jeclarcd. The minister urgxt that (he u-av fc> organized and that severe punish- feents be. authorized. -_ i Gen. A'.esiflfT, former, chief of atari, advocated the of army officers who nave been eipelled saying they were nndcrl greatly aiui on cbar Kit. Those men, ho asserted, should hare a new. chmacfl.'- X'lrulral VerilerrsJty, mleisler'of :flne, asXcd (dr. the reiteration of dja clpllne In tho navy. Premier Kerensky rlfd nol the propbtbil eraciiallon of P for, (or which a secret ilori vis requested and refined. ncreaslng 'In Berlin, sol- diers participated IB the disorders, go to bed at four o'clock In the aftcr- ooon ami lo rlso not before 10 o'clotrk because of the knowledge, that being awake, tlioy. would feel the ceed of eallng, and there Is an InEufliclenl amount of food lor theni. "Interped enemy altcus In Germany are compelled lo' work iu aiumu'nltlon factories and Ihey- are Irealcd cnormou3 hardships, especially b denied sufficient nourlshroenL T obtain food by the uae tickets. which entitle the e'nemy allenfe forced to do German war worV grammes ot meat as bread ot a very Lad and very unpalat- able quality, and two and oncnalf Kilograms of potatoes, ?oO graiiiincs of peas and 50 grammes of some un- deflnable grease." BULLETINS KERENBKY TO WITHDRAW. 21. The thai Premier Keren- shy probably will relinquish the poet of ce-nwrtnder In chief of the Ruisian armies to Gen. Bouk- honin it the1 end pf the week. IN FAVOR OF MEWBURN Hamilton, Out, Oct. It was announced yesterday that at a re- sult of a conference between General t. 0. Mewburn and who chos- en at the Liberal candidate for East Hamilton at the nominat- 10 me time "ago, Mr. Chd- holm had decided to withdraw In General Mewbiirn's favor. New War Council Nameid M1CHAEL1S TO QUIT. London, .Oct. George tlie .Cermjn imperial .placed his port- folio In _ o! Emperor WULiam, to an Amster- dam delpa'tcfl out by; the wlrelesj prim: i man m UOM GOVT. Veteran LibenI Ex-MJiilster En- dorses Action K. Mac- Lean'and Maka-Appeal CONSCRIPTION LIBERAL RALLY IN ONTARIO. Torojjlo, Oct. menu are almost completed ror-a.convcriLlon ID be iield In HaratlLoD on November. 2 ,of. eonscipliaalst I.lberais from t- all parls ol llic irrovlncs, v Ottawa. Hol.-'.W. S. Fielding, lor minliUr, at fin SiriWilfrlci t tor the union JOT- repre- "of Llberallim. Mr. iFIeldloi, 'grille ;iibU criticizing In any way till- tude In Is aird wblJe.'fiiliyjnNNiffiiliiiiK tlia ir dlrflciltJei tad Itlec of ill poiltou, It clear that QaMbec u veil M UI'B -wafliKuktfcb, makes union of thai 'real un- Mr. Fielding but Ihi onion now fra 'rea I.OB, aid the loaert lupport of til I Jbf rali. at long n fiisdamv- lirlcclplei7 crt LiberillBni nol violated. It Fielding hlmnelt lo'jl Mr. the 'next housing Meefiag Asks far Dele gates from Each Parly in to Meet Calgarv, Oct. Eight hundred sjupubrlers of union gov- erninchl Central Jlclhodlsl Church -last evening at the meeting calletl by Dr.1. D. to put; as the.opJr ivay.lo Trln-the-war, Bnd; place: Canada In line1.. 'with her In First Two Weeks 2458 Men from. United States OllaKa, Off.' 'enllstmerjia in (Lie Canadian 'expeditionary force Irorn lie first.lo (he lilteenth ol OCT exceeded 'the total dorlng Uul period Ijj- 571 i.__, _ frJrdlQf [o B statement Usued liy .the mllltla depnrttnent lodar. The tig- tirca aro, total, enlistments- In Intan-, try, railway' Zorastry ana miscellaneous .'-'ijniis parllimnt eltiiar cttitMtini or bulur--Mo8; total Dumber ol casuaUleaund elected by acclamation iorone one of tne Nora1 Scotti Oflairo, Otrt. lifafl'rylai to reluct, thecoit 61 dlitrftatlon of foo4a to the loWMl pOTtlbla martin wltiout ilataomt mads today food Inttrrltirid with rtfard to UM rtatildlODa 101 ttii tale of foou. "The nrlnctpal Mr Ibe or- dlnatce rMtrlettai ti> of feo4a la aboukJ'Wia faille M cfcwi ordac to ud'nur Tkiat'] In.lht for to oil, fvbia IOM _ i'sCtm coat oYer fifty ihu rtau jolj In bulk. jMtflj do min lo Mil la imall ,iiat a of; 'SMI W In Tht (ood'coatrodtrfaUd it tbe nfictoren cou Iflc.waa told In bnlr lU-aala In rali itomM i Curse at an Ollawft, Ocl. decided lo aboUih tba llBL- In .every rleparimenl. noiincement la In an offlcUl fneTnofdnnum Isswd fdrlny, "The work ot tho war purchasing eatlefacLory .-that the prenlftr'has under 'consfdera- HOD mention dt 11s orgsnlzitlrm :I5 a ftn'crnf commlllce for Ifte.'paat two and R lialf yearn, hpmmlsflojv.hita iindcrlakcn .and tsi piirchiiio of. all irfrt-ery ilepnrlmenl oMhc goy- -fmmchi In Iho war.' chltBy (or tie and defesM, Ita jot terrlce and !W In connection wlti.Uif' ,or- eratlom. In pvrmien ot uie msut'i Intenllont 16 atpollai both In to lha' public itrrlit aid In fti of tnpplles, irrtirnr no patronage llsli to of Biicli list In pYftbaJUnf coo- mlulon whlch'tM Ill piles lomltr rncnl or "all hno.icn rtViipplj'.ta (n.'a couri- Ot tho tolai numher of men en- listed during tho month Joined Uie colors In CaiiadB, ,793 In the and fill In Nearly hundrei -more Infantry? men. Ottnn'n, Ocl. var cab- b'ne, minlslor ol marine and dsheries. net Is announced, also the committee t, the c l will liave charge ot Uie domestic problems arising out of (ftc war. The war cabin el, tecri- known as the war ot the cabinet council, have the prime .minister as Us prcgldent and Ifoii. iV. noivell as its vlca-prMl- dCDt. The oilier corolnlltce, which be kdowii as Ibe reconstruction and development committee, will also liavc the pilmc minister as Its presi- dent, Hon. A.-.K. MacLcan. porttollo. will be vice-presi- dent. Tlie personnel ol the (wo commit- tces'Is Wflr Sir Robert Uorden- yice-chairhian, lion. N. W. HoWeU, president or tlie jirlvy coun- cil; llcvrburn. uiiulstcr of mllltla and dcfcncci; Sir Thos. White, irjlntsler of finance, lion. 0. C. UalliTi- und naval service; lion. C. J. Doherty. minister of justice; Hon. P. B. Car- veil, minister of public works; A. L. Sifton, minislei- of customs; lion. 11. E. lllondlo, iMDBlmactcr-general, and Sir Edward intofster of overseas military Jleconsl ruction and (JeTelopment Sir Ilobert Bor- den; vice-chairman, lion. A: K. Lean, rtlolsipr without norlfotto; Sir George Foster, minister trade and comiuRrce; Sir Thos. White, mlnis- Icr ot finance; lion. J. Held, min- ister of railways and canals; lion. J. A. Calder, minister of immigration and coJonizallon; Hon. Arthur Meisli- cn, minuter of the Interior; Hon. T. A. Crerar, minister of agriculture. Sir James LouRheetl, chalnnaa of the military Lospllals commission, Hon. Senator G. D. Robertson, minis- ter without portfolio. CHANGES IN HUN CABINET. Amsterdam, Ocl. Berlin of- ficial telegram says an ImpeMal de- cree has'been' issued, transferring social economic and political tasks from llie ministry of Ihfl Interior lo the ncwi. Imperial department of economics. J-' VIcc-Coancotlor llelfferidi Is re- llnvcfl -o( the administration of the ministry of the interior. Under- secretary of. Uie Interior and Under- secretary _of Slate, (name mleslne) llcly preBbnl-'sovernment has been appointed, minister of the at Ottawa, arid 'its policy ot co.iuc.rto- Inlerior. Unrter-Secrctary ol State Ttudolph Sclfwander has been appoint- ed BCcretary of state for the imperial department of economics. D." arid i'A by W. aaBodalloiiE ol.east 'and Calgsiryf "artlns- them, memliere together on; b'rr before (he 5Ui '-of next, and appoint those onlj..irhp favor ol union gov- enr until afler the 50 iSele- ,1 In. 3ll from each constituency, who will meet loeethcr In jolat coit- rntlon at the call-ol the convenor of ihli meeting, who shall p'rcslda at sucH, convention at as early a date r.s possible after (in la. so advised, and. h'aa "received the nainss of -the delc- so r.ppoinied, pledged lo sup- Government, lo nominate two candidates, shall be accept- ed as llic' candidates. resolution was moved and seconded' by .James Short aud At.L. Smith: That this meeting er- Rseir as heartily in favor of of Ibo union" -fro Tern men I on the Dnforcemcnt ol Ino military service acl, and the urgent prosecu- tion the war, with conscription of all available resources of ,nien means and money until the enrt ot the ivar. resolutions Were hcarllly on- dprned by Ihe big audience 'H M-hb nir.rna' i-f i IK. of rousing gathering was the ab- kl Conservative. railway coDstrncllon and fires ii7 battalions 4C.7, mil 737 ,we'nl sUng with Hie wastage nnrins rtrsC half of the nionUi, .tae rc- thai thcro Tveru cas- lca oTcrseaB; T.62 TTIED In Canada; men returned lu iCin- (or and 1C6 L'ojlnnd. rt (a 1 thai pe? tent M Jhc lU be ill fo? senpral a 'ala nqniha. iaenaec tfl Uie. aallon's. the BiTf lit M addretra here todit7-nfifprc iS ciftwiil of the c Stripes Present arid Cheer "Red Michael" Red Deer, Oct. ,M.chac: Clp.rk, in accepting the unanimous nomination from Ibe wln-lhc- .caguo of Uie tied llecr rlrlhVg.-.lpday mtidc QUO of (he (hi neatest, of hla iu..ny Ie showed (he 'bl 'ic ceptlng a nominallpn s'.rlclly party basis; point tup to the .1 chaotic Ihe'Lthcraliiiariy (o as.'aJprpoCr (tfnt Jt' la riot' posl lion to. tHe "war. cessful MSSHO, an'd bclievhig that, can tip so, His'Epeech again his hearers expressed Ihe'oplnloa'tha lie will Four hundred delegates .were'presenl On, the platform 'ClarX wero E. Jllc-liener, lcadcr.d( in Alberta; presided; J. T. Day; Red Desr, lafe P W. Galbraith, Advocate, late- Liberal asEOcUlIon; ,-Jphn D Youhg, Castor; James pflvrtliwaitc Neildrie, B. >lcLeod, Danlc Caldcr, .Lacoinue; 'George hca; W, E. Payne; and others fron Red Deer. 't Telcgr.irris were, reccls'ed.from Hon A. L. SHloii, regretting nol receiveiMiotlci in (.me (6'bc pres cnt, and. vial.Jug Dr.- Clark'eyeryt sue cess, from the resldcni ol Castor and district: Several fnor were rrom supporters, anCV tlons were" al? parfaof Uie c- Offensive of Yesterday Described us One of the GreaU'.st-VictoriesSince Prisoners. VEfeT FROM1 JIIORTLY COLLAPSE Paris, Oct. numlier of pils- ners taken by the French-bi Inelr Mack northeast of Solssons has cached 8000. tbo war office su' ounces. German Defences London, Heuler's OL- awa from tho "ronch army headquarters stalo that ho advance yesterday was marked the great number of pllfalls which lie Germans liad prepared over the round attacked. Underground :pg capable ot shallerlng hundreds ot icn were Crequoril, elope; and ravines jeing honeycombed'With them. TTieae complete prolccUon to Ilia German troops from bard meat ex- :cpt In the case of the'guns of larger allbrc, and for liile reason Ito French brought Into Blstcen-inch guns- Many Guns in Action Tho French arllllery prcparalloD for uc nttack was the s.ith of October and increased gradually up o the Inferno ot Monday night when every fiun on the French Cronl nl tbfs section iioundcrt an-aj- without a let- up In a paroxysm o[ violence which surpassed, even ll.e preparations' lor Ihu battles of Sonime.and The rQcfs and cxlls of'the Jcrman unilergrdunrt Bhellois --_were shelled by the heaviest gufls wlth'.a viov 'to Biuash-ug open the jlocklne Ihe cilts. Wherover" the French scoiitinr airplanes opening In Lhu ground a flood ol Immediately [olloived, and nmpt ihive.u. in (ha German 0' ranks, .Aerial ptiotograplJs ilemDnalra- Lcd.lTial great .damage had tec ted to tbe German positions before: the- French, Pnriiasse otsheltenog a whole pierced- tiy tKo Frencli Eheua> ,Fprt: Mai Malsbn, tliexcntrcot battered out oMre'coff-" nltloii liy French .The attack was made on ot six nijJes froiii .YauxaJllon .-to; La Iloyere Farm. The infantry .In.; the tarly. stages attacked (lie Ocnaans'ln Iho dark such thai .ill tie objectives vere..rapidly gained..- Must Soon Give Way There are indtcntlons now1 that Ihe whole German .line, on Ihe western plaleau must soon give way. At.least, six divisions -were ordered yesterday, Id hold on to (he poslttons coat as tliioy great Ta.ue. j The struggle "WNt'ed [or the of a long ridge ivhich bars the approach 10 Laon from the south. It (a the fortress In northern. and, a' corners lone of Uie HlndenharE.llnf. _', On the relict map It resembles a hugs club, tho end expanding Into jumble' of many fortified paitllons. Every: where along tills barrier the Germans (ace the Fre'nch across a-very narrow sprico, in places only twenty yardB wide, nnil the battle will bp.. fquslit out over this harrow ED on Tnber made, a' nanic In collections for tho Cross last week. Dr. Hamnlan or I wo otliers were responsible' lor1 the oiicrgellc, campaign' ivtilclr'TeSuHAil In a l olal ol J1.1J01 cullecled for 6'ald the Kornlloff rcvoll Tcaa nol-mou- archlal but t. ,mero attempt at a'tllc- tatprshlp.Vu also Ihe Bolshevik! revolt of Jujy. been- nroposeil by- the dlelnUETall6hb! the by forces k of the GIVE ENEMY, MONEY TO THE LIBERTY LOAN 'ton, Oct. lo nibhy million dollars worth of Lib- erty bonds will be one of Ihe orncJal dels of A. Mitchell Pftlmer, niwly-.. appointed property custodlnn, the cause. Dr. ;Ven- vHlo canvasBod the toirn Iry wllh R Bubscrlptlon Hit and 'rais- ed In Other .amounts wore Canada West t 'follbws-: t Canada West of danco whist 'drive. Theodore's Hert Kuljd; CATHOLIC TEACHERS MAY BE ..EXEMPTBD; r ,.Montreal, Ocl. arc. taken to _eiempHoii .from mfUUrr of teacher a emplor- Catholic schools In Ihlr city. Brlll'ihi'F.'pnl In France 'anil He! one of the reiloubU captured (roni-'ttic Germans Monday "to rc- BrlllA Jroop; (curvd a Oerniitp ofllcsr who had been dxeculied' own soWlers, H.F kinds. hArifbcfeA bound behind him und hA Rarrlson of the ftdoubC ibrrendercd readily lo the ad- lales foID? British soldleri much dtiMlfs 'Ihc various hpdtes-'of .Very often soldiers cbtiYftf irWh tirterilon nnrl other yldli- law wltii 'According ething new (or lljff Iocs of 24'. pcraqiifl, Santa Elena Ohe.ot, sc.sctl by LIBERAL CAOIDATE. ____ P. f.. I., Ocri. At tho UVieral cnnvcntlou loday U Morejl, James P. .Mclutyro .wu nom- inated lo contest second "district of Kings In' tlie byft-eleclloiiB on. No- vember 7. 'Ills 13 "Dr. ".J. "made S'ac- ant. death ol J. the- Liberal member. TO POISON BAKQUET7ERS San lo poison the. al tlie binqncl to'fe lendered Congress- nian: Julius Kahn al the Palace "nlghl, received by "scorca of .speakers.and eucsts. caused the se- cret, service operallvos. and- city rfe- (ccllvea to Iborongli .search; for .Ihe- 'uloltera, '.who :rTeprescnletl Ihcniselye.s on cards, sent'lho: bancniciters as being mem-' bers of Ihe I. Reyoluiioil in the Spring VI Ocl. simemenla sboul pnllllcal sKnallon anrt (reachtrj-In (he the Prnislan (6 ,lhls sirtdler, re- yoJudonarf ijnfit.U JrrOTflnif'ai rtpld- ly.thn It Is ettvtcM to cDdiniin the ana the a afwy DliJiow. uw feti (bclf omten ip fale in tie face ol haleil Ihelr: JAttlc-. faMi, with lulltll WANT TO Sun r'raiiclsco, pel. delegates Irom. bpeJiilpra' unions of JJnkersflclfl, Lo3 Angeles, Keslllc. TicOrin.' Porllsnd, VSpakkait, Walla, other Pacific summoned to .leleeracns L ftf_t ere of llmer alpr, lo ..-.Tert calted for OcloWr ;