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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 27, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta rke FnrUier Capt iitMjs-tieriiuins Retake One 1'ost. Toulon. Ocl. 27.Sln addition to tho four (o have bocn lost by the bcr- uians In Krcnch- territory last Saturday, auollier has now Lci-n reported 'IcstroyeJ by "talllnn Into ILo yedlterraneaii Sea last Saturday night. Two frciicli naval aviators made report today. Tlic Zepue- lln sank, (orjy miles south of Hyreios Islands. Sarrirnies Join the Tommies! ft] H1 With the American Army In France, Oct. (By the Assoc- iated troops are In the first line trenches on the French front. The artillery fired the first shot of the war at tix o'clock on'the morning ol a recent al'a German worxlng parly. There has tten Intermit- tent artillery fighting since. nder lhe ill reel Ion or I've The Anierkins have- shi.-lli.-il es erJay r.Snln5t positions cuptured In the monilns west and PasBchcndaelo were rej.u sed the solldated by us without Inlerterei -T oTpasBcliendacle' we mado position and forced their V> "'rc with ritlea nnd Thej were then close to llcllevuo.aud the man) concrete emplacements Here poured "heavy machine Bun barrage against them as Ihev advanced. They push-: cd on however, and burled .lhe Ger-1 man" back from the western crest iho spur by main force. Tho en- emy Immediately counter-nllacKed all along Ilic spur and n hard slruB- -le followed, but the Ilrltlsh Bill "laluUincd their bold on this import- "l-lSf about' Foelderhoek Chat- eau In the GItcluvell spur was par- llcularlv severe. The .ground about Iho chateau was very boggy lhe chateau, which slood on a little kno was surrounded bY concrete pill hoses. The UoTmiins'had a large force of Infantry holdinrr Ihls place The llrlllsh slormed Iho post on and HNt a. Km, c.o J Regiment Mutinied Wilh Workmen Going ini VNS HUSHING '-'TROOPS TO h' V A1USTKIA FllOM RUSSIAN 1-UOVA" to Montreal' Oct. cars col- lided on the bachlne to Montreal electric line this morning. Over one hundred people were occupants Thirty-two were Injured, The collision look place at seven o'clock Ihls morLing while il was yet The cars were crowded with io going to lhe factories located ,e weslern oulsklrls of Montreal. of the cnrs 1U5 'tn.oolnor! wlilch was balking up. Itiu ui.ni.1. __ inliiari-mPll thousand German infanlrymen Cologne mutinied when ordered to the Flanders front last week and iroyed their rifles and equipment. sccordlna lo .1 itch from Am- sterdam 16 the Daily Express. A Oeneral who tried to calm them was stoned. The mutineers wtie arrpited and 25 or the ringleaders courlmarlialed. PRISONER3. Berlin. Oct. Z7.-Sixty and Italians have teen tal'rn prisoner by the Austro-Germjn forces In their offensive on tr.-j Italian front, army headnujrUrs announced today. Four hundred nnd lidy guns have btin captur- ed. Having crossed the lhe enemy en his formidable Carso positions, no is unlikely to ircau ue national boil long. The thanks or lhe country nre due to the Ullh HersaB- fieri brigade, which In the last Ccw days has held the Goulick position the Auslzza Gorge and IB dcfeniimt; it by Indefatigable and magnlllcenl counter attacks, during which prison- en have been taken. (Vintinnliic. the semi-official an- Britishli'iivY encountered obstacles OIirr, ha at latest reports were lioldln- IllC leou had n swollen (1 he-re and lhe ficv considerable Soull. of here the British .pushed forward along the spur for some distance an.1 Hie lighting was afternoon. progressing this in many places It was nnp qace- 'there were- scores of con- e buls. heavily armed with roacn- (OOXTISUED ON'l'AGii lhe positions. CoMsioerablo Advance. .South L roaue. n tu.rsTdcra'ble advance "ormed inlo.subjccllon Iwo fort f cj nf poclcipeiiiiiii'-J' IUITT15. io GcrmaiTi- wjlharawal i British' i .____ _ "F__..r, Annehnf Wit Hill minute have gone as far as Ahriehof wlthou encounlcring lhe enemy, snys today d m official communlr-ailon. ho olher, wnicu ...........n the cars were badly Injured arc mostlv n? tram broken leef, cuts nylnK Plnss and bruises. They conveved In ambulances and on cars lo the city hospitals. v One nun who was In the collis on ,nld that a dispute arose between the 'conductor on one of lhe cars.aud men aboard who Insisted on The conductor said refuse to proceed if lhe smoking wns noI stop. e.l The men refused, and lhe con- uclor ordered the- car hacked up, hs nte'nlidn being, the Pnssenger oscd lo lake the car to a siding and HI it Ihero till the smoking slop- ed H was while the car was back- n'g that a car comhiB in ircctiou crashed inlo il. BELIEVE-THEY CAN REACH 'AGREEMENT or Berlin says -llio enlourasc ot Emperor Mlllam is 11.0 brtlef'. thnl nn agreement.cnn lip reached he-, twccn the political parlies and the mperla chancellor and the secretar- eVof state which will render 1m- possible ror all of the.lrad.iiE oi.i.lclti s to retain'otrice. Tho newspaper lidds that the members of lhe emperors rarlv are supporting the retention ot DR. BOYD RESIGNS, SUPP'ORT? UNION GOVT. Medicine Hat, Ocl. 2C.-Dr. Oliver Liberal caiiulilatc Tor Medicine Hat feileral ing. has placed will1, lhe oiecu- tlvu'of thV Liberal assoclalion his resignation as candidate In favor of z union cjiiQidale. to he selected, by a Joint confer- ence of Liberals and Ci-nj-'tr- vatlves. Ur- lioyd lakes Ihis m in iho bit-rests or unily. the Is lc-i" tlic 15 ali'opening 111 '.ho plains, says U-flay s official communication. Bilter Struggle. Home, Oct. 2G.-A sRiivolilclal statement Issued tonight struggle on the Isonzo.front -s More the Monte S IDC IIOIIIC the heads of tho Tllattzun valley anil at (ho head of ils confluence enemy regiments are headed toward Clvl- dale." Austrian: Repulsed HomcNOct. Austrc-German Indemnities Eilher crnment Copenhagen, pel. So I c-'aUslE at llrclr convention in Vienna l demanded that. lhe government pro- thc princiiiles of no annexations ;iiul no indemnities both anrl negatively.' They also call upon the govemmcnl to disavow any de- sire lo miilnlain Poland and Serbia In any kind of military or economic de- iiendencc and secure. Germany's ai iieslon 'lo Iho same programme. This Is Iho first parly in Iho centra i empires lo formally reject the idea o veiled amicxntion. Many German So dalists accept Dr. Von Ilelhmanu- 'r a-Ou the Carso lhe hosllle effort is ares Union ,TI j ,TI j tion Wednesday Increasing. Strong offensive llirusls by lhe enemy were repulsed by our -in me presence of Ihis threat U has hccn necessary to anticipate Iho situation created In the sector which wo couuuercd in August and to nme.- iorale the conditions on the Dalnalzza maleau which represents the whole of lhe Italian lines before Tolmlno, h rtine tbo Nalizono basin. "Tliu iiiv" roads, alraosL all con- alrucled or rcpaircil recently by mucli intense labor, lead from Ite Uonro lo lhe plateau and were mlccrterl lo LU i __.__ Hlclanl frnni i cm LI a in tlon aeliv- Hollweg's idra or .an aulonon Var-oflice -land wllbln- the teutonic si tendere o o. er ot cnitoms union covern-.1 hind which looH part In lhe raid miss the ilven lor w Mrt 'neEbllated about bombarded hy German naval forces. ip-srs-sl te-luding drcidnouEht3. Tbere was no noting in liie'.Gulf of Finland. Evacuate Helslngfcri ......sraa, -OcL: 37.-Pre5iaralIon3 aro being made In Hclslngrors for Ihr. evacuation of that clly; according to n receiver] here. v rciiorl froth' Stockholm to lhe S'ovoe Vrernya says that In view or ,e easy advance In lhe Russian tern- barrage live the B Ish guns opened fire. Trying Conditions. All or lhe ntlacks today were launclica under tho most trying Illlons The ground Imd been partly dried by soveral ,1.J3 ol .imqhlne and wlml. lint II ngaln DC morasses they had nmko Iheir wny wnllowlng In mui lo- Ihoir knees nnd slipping Into wal for nrv the Germans .are a descent on Flnlind'and, profltinE by their expect lo be able small forces to'caplure Iti.ss an troops wllhoUl .liililance to cut the railway at Tornea cull ng of communication between- Hussl. and Sweden. To Suppreu Movtment trograd, Ocl, 40.-A; council consisting of Premier .K" the ministers or war am m Ve-sterday the .wcatt'er- >vas Inv possible for the day but M nlghttall the sky-clea.ied for a hnurs nnil our borofiins nisetmc. leu fhTgroud nnd allaclTed Jour hostile Airdromes. Forty-live, heavy bombE word dropped and in one case n direct] bit was ohla.nel on a'group of haiiE- ars Hefore all our machine; re-, turned lhe father suddenly bccamq naHoa is tendered lo. M.l; Slflon and accepted, his elec- tion. islerciiira, c. clic AllS'-meine Zcllun? the seml-( al German organ says an ngrco- narYow" Irdnt'w about a ynrds Into territory IhBl iai been heavily defended wllh fortified farms v all Iho coutrcto strongholds hart rfedn knocked bnl by shell tiro hefore the Infantry nllackcd. Tho. French reached iLelr objectives wUhovil de lay, reducing I-ucnrno among torllfled places. A Bninll narly of addcl, a speclacular touch lo 'iho' opcrallon after the mqln-hody had "Sled o lhe new front. Just In ronl was a marsh Ihrou.r-h Ifhlch fbwcu a small stream. A number, ol lnl-n trymen wsiled a Amsterdam, Deuta official meul has been concluded between llol. land nnd Germany, which will cslcnjl over sis months, by whlih Holland will get (Icrinan and Ilelgbn coal. Iron and steel covering Holland's main rcnuirc- mcnls, whllo Germany -.vlll obtain Dutch toodstuirs, chiefly cheese and butler. Tho newspaper adds Ihnt a group o German bankers will nrrango an ex chango of credit tor lhe purpose covering the payment of balances. RAILWAY" COMMISSION Ollswa, Oct. regular E! by' Iho Aiaiiiiiaii.u ..j. tlng board of railway, comml U[ the soldiers eOnterenct on ?.oi cm 1 tins o hm m her 2, whlci, is lo. he On November S the board opposition, to the.preliminary irann a 3iulne lu Montreal, nient- Ocl. Tuesday Turkish columns, moving on bolli banks of the Tigris from Terklt. ap- proached our positions al Samara bail again anil inosu ui vjm ron Tigris ahovc says wiilch .-.vere ttlll out had great dltli- blflclal rcporl from lhe Mesopo-. cully In' reaching Ihcir airdromes. troni. -'The Turks retreated One- mo'-hlnc iins not rclurnCJ. r'ver ,lurlnK lhe night without Bomb Railway'Junction on Iho Iho London, Ocl. 27.--THO. admirnlly announces that yesterday bombing, raids were carrie naval alrerafl on the Varssenacre air- dromo and Ibe Thourout jliscllo's.'1" Hsleiurn. Dad railway weather UPHOLD PRESIDENT 5. Washington, Ocl. Llberli Loan campaign today went Into the final hours .with every 'energy two million stralnliis conditions rpnd cult. All y- of ot lhe ra staff and lhe rlile[ 01 lie commander In chief of the northern front decided, lo l.Vo on to suEpress any disturb nection wllh the -movement acllon In ..con- nection wll e -m by' Iho occasion erence on Jsovcm- 5 rpndc the me ATLANTIC htrn to carry U pasl tho X..I. Oct. mark. hops ol the -'ncvised otrlcial nndl unof.tlclal .re h'-iKh strongly th t" treasury- deparlment to give all the particulars." I' Come From Russian Front Geneva, Oct. 2C.-U la rom Bucharest that the Austrian rentier which had been closed snuco eptembcr 20, was opened yraUrday-. crowd of'- travellers arriving in wilzerland said that they saw num- erous 'trains filled wllh Geraaii olllccrs and soldiers ?nd many others oaded with heavy artillery pMsed hroilEk Inncsbrack on Ibe way 10 "atbichi on Iho Austro-Itallan .front. The procession of coaUnued nearly a week. The majo.-lty ot lhe troopl came from the ItnsBlan front, and a spokes- man among the soldiers on one of the trains said: have defeated he Hussians shall now defeat.- the Italians ond Iho French and lie EnK- Ish." Ainosj lhe high officers observ- Innishruck was General Von MWCRS ous prosecution o[ the war. Liberals Refuse Of f er to Uttite With Tories Food Controller's ior Saymg Cn P-L iiiiiiau, i.i-n i.u- j Buclow. who supersedes Ihe AUBlmn isinonnccd, norcevic on the Isonzo fronl. London Commenl. London, Oct. AuslrorGcr- man hlow on the Isonzo is featured .hy the morning newspapers, which com- monl rether' anslouslv. News de- Epalches discloso Field Marshal Von Tllaclienicn Is' in ol Iho enemy forces. A British corre- spondcnl'on the In a. telegram under WediOTday's date his-ia going lo.'ne one of thoso terrible crises when each side sUkes all upon lhe throw ivnd when tliou- sands of men are attained. IQ limit A nuniSct ol InUn trymen across In wnler up lo Ihclr necks and force Iho lllhou Kami, northwest o Drae bank lo surrender. II Boomed doubt Ml whclherlhcy would bo ahlo lo this Isolated Plnco wore In ft nl Hie lalest retorts. Fierce Reil.lance [01'1 llrlllsh troops opcrallng ot 3.000 yards nc'roan Iho' daelo spur end Jiist north of I met by florce rcjlslivnco Von their way I. olher eomlnwl h, Ilio llrlllsh of IHo Germans hail rlolermlncd lo I all coals, i Wolfe Copse wns Ilic first pbsi enconntered. This copse, loaded with machine .guns, nan i Hie scene of hH.tVolller (Ightlr.l et'ntlv. The Drlllsh ajormcd (Sporlnl to the llerahl) I Macleod, Ocl. .UlicrMs, In convention today decided by a close vole to rctuso Iho ofior ol the CJon- servallve's lu niapl Ihoin In con- venllon lo sclccl B union candidate for tho coming elections. 'The Con- normllves In Ihelr conVclitlon his morning eiprcssed n Br6st wIlllnB- iicsD to Join wllh the. LlberrtH but their offer wA retnsfd. Thtrhiollon carried In the l.lliernl convention, nnd sent to tho Coriiefvallvs meellnS written, slrango to saj-, by Jus. .Wcr, nou-pSrllaan monlbor -of Iho provin- cial hounc, but who wils p-reic.nl In Iho cnpaclty.'of newspaper repro- was carried by 1C 4o 12- .T110, nnlonssls did All the talking r.l r.icQllnB. but Iho vole showed how closn Ilic convention was spill. The Conservatives Invo cJlirc [heir willingness lo endorse a Liberal union canrlidflte, nnd the name of J. W. McDonald Is being mentioned. The l.lhcrarconvcnllon sent a telegram to Dr Warnock nsking for a declaration If he will run as n slrnlghl Liberal, ani thai It ho will he resign lhe Llhernl nomination. Unionist! Oroanlie 27> Tho unionist wing of Iho Liberals broke away, from Kit Liberal-convention Ihls r.flornoon, nnd wllh the Conservatives, orglnlMrt and will nojnln- acting ns export lor lhe Koverumenl, The food rontrollfT. The looa roniroiicr jacking Iifjuacs ,ir.; 'i toliERALS ORGANIZE CANCEL HEARING. ll may be only n nia'-Ur of ______, 111 Ihls connlry are In I avery Mr, under the i. for polal.oM in C4nai'.. 3iblo owing (p: wide. Urlahcc this BlOll linu veil na Uamllls..The.motion was: Ihls mecllne cannpl see nr ihev fart thnl. Wfl hflvn.hot maul- to omlorso lhe union BOvernment of Sir nolicri In this election. A motion to go on record as being n favor of unlop 'ceriilWato Us lost by to en- dorse a sli'alshl'-i I-lbcr.1I .Candid the linluii Liberals. The Donscrvgllvo oasoclnllon has liccn dor.o away w.lh, 4 "j SPANISH CABINET RESIGNS Madrid, The Span- vccenl announcement of pro-ifor 8n InrreasO 1-1iro aticiion Jllt .'l-Vf-ii ullh Iho cast- llannl announced. cohvcnlion in ccdnfe" In connection wllh lhe cast 'rn carriers' appllcallun for rluan cln! roller. WBATHBB; High lab catilnel has resigned. r ft -Norlh winds, unselllcd.' I0r i llanni announced. Ho said thil Iho cainpilgn. must be filin.li Iho-'pxi if ip.te a.cf0.inp.ll.s.i- 61 are price of "heal fixed 'tho profits lo.lha Hour millers arc'. [ISM 'At' sio' per barrel 10 -Abit ThOro-are loo many rillti dls'lrlbu- lofs, Overhead expenses 'mtlsl bb TO-. 'iluccif frnctldn .61. whsl C'.irrcnl' prices can' Xcllhef'be; glcd 'wlih or fixed. IMiitVbspprWtlon of fish jo lhe United. Stales, wejc mo- hlhlfed. the Unileil Sfiftl could repl> -'.i'-. f- inclr rroresc.nl- M-l" discussed at- loldinR a noinlnalinfi ridin? inUhn 'iiMJ in tnp rinms in i 'v-.jna'Wv.1" formerly'pailor.At Knos chhrch'. V t- Lelhurldgi, pronlot- J ctl to-tho rank o( rTolOnel. ;