Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 31, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta
IVOUiMlvX. LKTllimilJliK. Al.UKIil A. WICDNKSDAY. OCTOHl-H 31, NTMHKH 272 GERMANS SUFFER OKINFl 'llriliah and-French Make Fresh Advances, Though Under Difficulties CANADIANS SCORE A 1JIG VICTORY Front In Oct. 30. (tiy Iho JUswIalci] The lermcillatc points, and arc tight ing for possession of Met'tchccl. the one- uiy's last slroEShoid In front of scheiidaele on llio leli. Ttio first ivoiUHJcd Arc (oniing in cxhauslcJ, Lut report success, while Uio priEOncrs Vjketi testify.to lhe suc- cess of our advance. Tho glorious Infantry have taken tooth Crest Farm anil Mectcheel al ready. Wllh splendid support, our Jtr- (CONTINUED-'ON PAGE 4) IJRITISH INDIA NATIVES DROWN forces of Crown Prlnco Huiiprochl of lwo counter-attacks. Davarla loday BuKcrcd another tUngfng defeat >vhcn tho Ilrltfeti reatlietl out across a sea of mud and nffti'y sllll more ol tho lew more remaining defences In lha en- cniy'fi Pesschendaele syalern. [I has been another (iroui) day Tor Canada: The troctis last night were BlUlCB almost at (ho gates of Pass- cheudacle and from tliclr positions nairldo the Hroedseimlc-Passen- droivncil at Diirhan, Xatal. daclG highway along (lie road j cording to o Centra) News dispatch could.sec, lour hundred yards invay, ,'froni of Soukli Ihe jjreat church iv.itch stuads hi llic 1 Afrlcti. today. JCo details have been centre of the village While ttie Can- received from any sourttt to Indicate .were hatlllng their way lor- the nature of the calamity reported l.aiiilun. Out. thousand nrlUsli India natives are said lohavc vranl here in llic face or fierce clstance from (he llavnrians, i-ades on Ihelr left were linimuerlng their .way alops tlic or Ucllevuc Kjrur to [lolnts ivhtcJi uccm to linvc carried them welt heyondihc hamlet of Mcclchcalo find the erous mnchlne gup.s with which tliat elevation was covered. Tfiorc was sanguhiary. tn both sections. Tho German losses were heavy anil Ihc men Ironi overseas did not acli- Icvc Uicir triumph svllhout some cost Jo casualtirs, the Drltlsh lionio troops 9n the. left of-the Canadians had un: dcrtakcn the task uf crossing Ihc river anil the moraeEes in Iti the 'Johannesburg advances. JACK STOREY will be In attendance at the Hoys' ference lierc November S la II. Canadians are Seeing Hard Fighting on West (fly Iba Canadian (horses Corrcs- to hand and have victory after nnolht-r, sending Canadian Headquarters, Oii. 1 reeling lowanls Paischcmlak1 s they stormed -the oult-r drfcnres of heavy, casualties. .Vo fewer Ciun when llu Ilclleruc Spur, eo the t ruEftlng" Crest farm at have attacked the stroiigi-sl inner defences before lite village It- self and Lave gafucJ a further fool- ing on Ibe Passchcnclalo ridge. Oar caiiluml I tour counter attacks havu been ropuls-j imudlans In'cd, one agu.nsl our rigfct un ihe MeetehH'Je, Vjirts-Iluulcii railway, where our K10M troops were opposed toy lhe famous I Guards, another against our positions] al Cresil Kami .vrbi.-re 1'mssbn infant- rj' fought stubbornly lo regain lost, c. .s v a Effort of Huns lo Disrupt Ilttl- front line Is now well Cilablislictl anil i und ivvo against MeclchcHej Js v.'ilnin live Siunarcd yards of Iho spur, (he Hararlaus proved no: _J4 ruined village ou the summit or for our men oa "tie left flank., itorlfatrn cni) of r.issi-'.icrnlalo Since six o'clock llils morning (Tuesday) our arilllory begun an hour and n half barrage, until ihi> ol writing at 3 cor.linuoug forces Launching one counter attack aflor, another In a vain aitcinpt lo re- gain Ibis treasured position. Opposition Opposed by troops us formli.alilp as nrrd esliuialc of tho UIIII.IK.T of nris- l and enemy macbiuu guns capt-i, as yet available, but empire our troops arc muuling ihcni ed enemy. sporaie j learing Huns were travelllnK liacV all day. The j toial will not be small. Tivo human tour-lies -In a ilcsporaie day were seen In one of (he cl stations ttfa mdralng, vvlint a Cerman prisoner arrived, supporting one ol our men wbo had shot through the ihiph. Just Leliinil one of our men ap- peared lendiDE It ITALIAN PEOPLE ARE UNITED Washington, from Rome reaching here laic loilty de- clare llii! Italian people have toeen uutflcJ Into a tieterrr.Ln- aiion lu win the war by the recent Austrn-Gtriuan advance, and have cmirely put- aside their JnlcrjinJ Iroutoles, Nation Kc Un- successful EMPEKOR CHARLES HAS ENTERED GOR1ZLV v Amsterdam, Ocl. A dcspildirc-' ccn-oil Mere from Vienna szya: j, "The eaiperor entcreil .1. yesterday. Tho enemy dc- or plumtcrcil a Isrgc parl o( the t'lty Bnd carrioil off the popula-; don." Oct. Conlidcnl thai Gen. t'adonli will te able lo hold- llis ow" Italian rollllatv SUSPEND DEATH SEN- TENCE. I Big Building Program Will Be gl Completed By. March.in U. 6cl. Address of Luncheon and Oilier Events Is Planned Lclhbridgc cllizens arc very pleas- ed Oiat Ihcy are lo have au opnorluu- ily lo cuterlaln His Eircllcnc-y, IDC Duke of Devonshire, for a few hours on Monday, December 3rd, and Ihny turned out In large numbers at lhe j public meeting in the hoard of trade 1 buildl-- Montreal. Oct. Justice Ilruncau, ,of the superior court Iliis Pelroerad, Oct. 31. The newspaper IlnucHchaya Claz- ela, reproduces Iho text of a telegram sent by Premier Kercnsky pTohlliHlnf; until furtlicr orders the carrying OUL o[ tlealh senlonccs at the front. II I Trt ii- i ji itn, in j till mil 11111 LIU ii A Til here. The capture ol Udine ALL tO U tit L V ls surprisl? M ls IlLLIUU 1U I11U LI11HI n-acualcd Udlne some j [ago. TJic Austro-Ucnnni) drive, nc- [earning Co news received In i Japanese. Mission. Tells L'. S. from llaly. Is as political as Tliev Arp Ilehinil Aniprir-mi; 11 Is polnteil out Ilial me? are ijeninu Americans tho hare Leen lo the End aallnc tlic Ujllan lincs Kith ._________ filled wiln Icatlcla. Kumbera ot I pamphlets ami all sorts of literature AorK. Oct. R lull xvcrc from airplanes as well StaE la ni-Sl a nro a of ss SS35S the incellne. allegLsihal the military ser- Afler a great deal ol discussion the acl -wiuch.be liad attacked, is un- pj'ofram susgcsled by Dr. Conyhcare. constllullonal: The of Judge American antl Eecondcd hy F. W. Dnwncr ivas nruneau suspends aclioti in.Moneeau'? f. WILL SET Mi eo ivilli llic allies in tlio B5 Wanlltlcs o[ pictures showing ivorlil war until Germany is crushed unjer lhe lrawer of iv3s by T. JI06BO chair- j atn'ana France. The soldiers Tverc. map o! Hie Japanese parllaracntary urgcll to ciimple minion of five al a luncheon .-given and reifeM anil ILew B separate peace in tionor o( (lie mission today !jy the tie Japan Society. 'Tlie Japanese arc" to witli Ihe Uniled Great Courage. Paris, Oct. dispatch to. Ihe' until lhe Mr. Masio aalilj "end iHnvas Agency rrom Roinc snjs "The not slop niitil our mobster en- most 'ilovoted courage and hardihood fence lylrm. In lhe TBlley of Iho hcek which rtina dor.-n tho slopc.i al tho junction o[ llie Jlcefcheelc spur and the Passchctldacle ririgc. TJHJ enemy turned ,R heavy maclilne gun on Iho 'advancing troops and when they .cioseu in bitterly fronted with an abnormal last antl-thia Mrae, must apply atononrial methods. Every; Canadian Cluli luncheon It is proposal ?uncc of our energy- and lhe afternoon feature of the pro- liinsl ho directed toward Ihii achieve-, grain shall be n public meeting (o toe jutnl of tbc'arealefll tcisk ever Inuna- addressed liy lhe Governor general to upon a nallnn Ja-war." I bc held In the-open if llie day is fine, The chief subjects, laken 'up at Uio'or otherwise in "Wesley aurittorium. to rclain'a holil on their concrete do- .ivcre Increasing the labor Visits to the Veterans' club quarters fence. Tint Frlsland Copse fell anil .'auuply nnc! tetter coTlperitlon Iclivccn "nil to lhe Iteil Cross rooms will com- the, Canadians pusbeil on -up the slopes. I The Infantry working eastward Bloilg llic crest of Psssendaole rloge (he .village progressed raplil- ly, although under a severe lire Iron mnny points. Criifit FTirm, just north ol tho highway, put up n strenuous fight and a hard struggle wag here.. The farm was arniuif heavily, raplil (Iro euti3 nmVthe Canad- 'Jans altockcu It with and bombs. Had Some Trouble. While-.llie IJritlsh. ivero struggling llto enemy nt Crest tho Iroops on tliclr loll vvero roeellng wllh Iroublo (rom (ho enemy guns Tihlch'concentrated' 'their' fire on them. Tho British artillery came to the "rescuo' such :an intense flro cgalnsl Iho.flenniin bnltcrtcs that tee hoslllo shelling decreased great- if. In lliia lull thVi canadlins rushed Ahead nn'rt slornietl their way to Iho Tillage of Mcclchcole. A Tlolenl struggle' oCcurrDil at close quarters among the col lanes In IMS llttlo place., Those .of tho enemy who viycro able retrpnted toward Maasel- rilr.rkt, but 8.30 Iho llavar- lans marchcj but of JlBaselmarlit for nxcounter "attack. Tho C'anticllaus al Croat yards south o( Iho first lo aso (his threat developing against Ihclr A nnmlicr. o( csclurcd r.nemy -rnachlno puns wore brought Inlo plfly "ngalhsl Iho advancing 1'av- the Eoycrnment and shipbuilders. HI inn. with, (UsaElrona results, (he same signals reached Al tho flrtlllcrr nnd Iho enemy 'WAS caHghl In n avtlrl of gunflro lhal shattered (lie ran KB liadly nnd cnnsod n hasty Shortly numbers of tho onsiny wore seen from Mnssotrrurkt CTtdcnlly had Lob strong (aslo of lhe b'tirrago At the left Iho Canadians and Kng- llsh pushed rapidly ncroBa Iho 1'ad- (1 check river nijil RBflsuUcd numorbua on Iho eastern hanks. was In very rnor conflH- Canadian-Victory Canadian. Headquarters Tla 'London, Ocl. Canadian Ovfincas SaMsfac- fory .-prdRrcss hrta bien mado by our forces, all nfong tho (Inc.- After .n check oh IhC right wing, our Infantry, fighting dGspernlcly, had forced'mid- Iho alopu's and eccms lo havo fnlncd n-fooling In Crest Farm Itself. SI. Stephen, N. B., Ocl. W. Ganong, lieutenant governor of tho "province of DriitiswicX, died at his hone hero this morning after a n-eek's Illness. Gnnane w-ia sppotnled llciilonnht. governor only (not June. He waa 'n 'chocolate man- ufacturer end had.1 "repreaenlcd Chnr- lottc, X. 6., In (he liousej cj com- mons from 1SOO to -1908, plole lhe program. The details arc still lo he wbrlie'd out, bill this ivaa the tentative pro- gram which was agreed and ivhirh wlJl be snbmltlod lo the gor- cnior genernl's secrelary by ivlrc, Lcthhridgc cxpecLs lo tlioiisantls of viailors from the sur-, rounding tovms and country on De- cember 3rd. .There Is some lion that a triumphal arch umhlcmatli of the district shall be creeled, but this wlH bd decided- later uy the en- Icrlainment committee. perlal parl never granletl Dec. 17, in view as the election day, although it is possible (lint may lie IJCl mi IIJLIIUIIL (IUI Cl fcf-111 I C1J i ad'a any extra Icrrilorlal powers a or lwo- Nommalion side of the limits or borders of Can- election day by 2S adat and lliat legislation othcrivife by the narHamcnl is (licrcfore Illegal and unconstitutional. DIES OF INJURIES Vancouver, Oct. Camp- bell, aged 1C, Is dead of injuries suf- fered when, accidentally ILO discharg- ed a gnu Into fncc on Sunday. Daring Hold-Up at Barons, Catch Culprits; Plead Guilty One of warning Hicm to wntch for the hold- ever pulled off lir Ihli fcart ot lhe country was aligtd Uttnlgbtal Ilir- oiis vchen iwo mifkvd tuen ttfoXb I a house used br held up IS or 20 men In. cards In clnh, irha were en- lOOJi 4154 oh the table. Tho mnn nfo tn tho cftlli nt the A. P. P. hCBdqiiarlerfVhcye, liocn liken early Ihle morning after somo quick work, by 'Inspector I'lyer, nnA big men. their preliminary hearing ''during' Iho after- noon. The uien who" ftUgfed ,lhfl hold- up ivera Joo Kaad, a (ortaer Oniploycc of lire -NTiltnoy brtrn, fltovo II .TWO Bulling Uowcoa, H rtulatto who ctmo (ronrlbo United Stales (o About tlvo months ngo. Tho EtEch up '.wan off be- Iwonn 11 flnJ tfcp; njehl of lhe 30lh. Tlio entered 'tKo'chib, or.o of thorn wllh B rftvolvftr (h hla hnticle, With Ihcy lhe msn nt Iho "table to throw up their liinifl, Thd'iiiohoy, on Iho (able was Leke'i) Abd the- hvo' mftn Icfl ups, Inspector tMper was commwnl- caled ivllh and detailed ConstaVIea Shniv anil Mosslsoti to proceed 16 the traffic torldgo by car. They .hart Just reached (here when n.car driven by George Frotlertchaon along with lhe iwo All tlirec occu- lionls worn placed iinilor nrrcat, A number, of ono dollar Lille -were found under Iho seal of the car. Koas was ic throw .lomclhfng away wlilch later found ant? proved lo n milt containing ?3G3. U }iad cBiight lhe iron work of Hie bridge. 'Howons nlso llirow- Ma revolver nivay, 4 When searched n toque usfld as Q found. Bowcna had a. quantity 61 revolver ammuulllon.j Dr- Clarke Refused In connection wUli the [ormaUon of llic present government It ]a announc- ed by the prime minister that ha of- fered a position in llic cabinet to Dr. Michael Clark. Clark preferred, however, not-to accept lhe-offer on Iho ground "thai ivljllo he was entire; cmy Germanj-. lhe pirate ol the -sota, -ja.ahown by detachments gaTrlaon- Ihc assassin of the air" antl. Mated positions. One of ell decencies on has" toeen- lo troops operallcs bfc- compleLcly1 crushed. 'tween Plerzo 'FHldi and Tolmlnp, this monsler ours bcs'lc'eei! and completely cut olf. has hccn "ihorouglily '-.It senl ont a- earner, pigeon willi lhe nii'-l then only, iliall %vb havn1 a iconic mesBase.'.1 c .will never, _ surrender." The -delRchcient .Is.yroVVt videil willi for 12 days so there Is every lltcllhuod of il: filling Us -promises. The position held' is one of imnortancc and U-fa probable" it is-Lll play an important part in n counler pilenblre. Cannot Disrupt Country nglon, Ocl. djs- from Home received here ._ say the Socialist narlla-. mentary group has decided forrunlly. that-all iiarty lines 'must be ton In the present enierscncy. aud full support filvcn to Iho govern- mont lo carry on the war lo a. suc- cessful conclusion, Baltimore, Oct. (lisas- The group also announced i! Irons firo ivhlch iles'lroytd two of the the Teutonic allies toad Loped lo dls- finesl of Ilifi Daltlmorc and Ohio ru'pl lhe union of the country; the? terminal piers al Locust .Point, have greatly nilstalten tho Hcvcd (o Rave slarted' by Hun Agents spread to a ship which had docked Prid caused. It to Just und sink with Ilia iirobalilc lost; 'of .four of its crew, brohe'oul Iiero last night and was got under" control .at' about 3 o'clgr-li Ihie morning. Ten' ateve- with the proposal to form a union "lores, "who had buen at -work or national Government, which ho ivlll; UIQ ship ami were tho.ught lo-have of .Llic Italian people, lhat Iholr.cf- fort against Italy will, on the con- Irary, have the effect lo unite thb country for Ihe lent. Tlie aamc-lclcns fire expre'ascd In Catholic circles. (Spcrial la t Macleod, Oct. Dr. former Uhcral memhcr for llaclcofl replied most emphatically lo lhe wire nf the Liberals here ask- If ho Is available for nomination as a slrnlght Liberal. -As secretary of Liberal ns.iociallon of the riding. Mr. J. W. McDonnld following instruc- tions of the convention on Saturday, wired Mr. Warnock as follows: Liber- als want straight Liberal, candidate mid new convention. Arc you avail- able for- nomination at such conven- tion. A definite answer by wire f3 ex- 15r- Wnrnock replied as rollows; Welfare of men in Irenchta -more vHo) than parly. In thti'crlslg I can- not. support Lnurlcr policy of rrocras- support, lie prefers to bc mi- feltercd- at present, with any official responsibilities. lion. Duncan Marshall Js very fav- orable to the am'jilgamalcd fair plan between I-c'lbbrldKC and .Miyrrath, and ivlH scp to It that finaucfel (3 from the government. Mayor Jiartllc l6ls morning received gone dmvn, were' all accounted for German and', Austrolluugarian nrc driving through the plains of Venelia toward -the TagHamento'. Tresldenl J. of lhe Tivcr Vylillo anolher army Is Baltimore ami Ohio Railroad.Enid! It irg lo'break Ihrough Iho Italian dc- waa the beJIer of llie railroad offic- fences in the Carnlc- Aljia In'an al- tals that tlic firo .ivasl ol Jncendiary templ lo out Hank' lhe Taeliamenlo origin as. credible witnesses ifltalo line. Urlinc, abandoned 'Jomo uaya they aiitt- leap nters almost slmullnneoiisli'- from Tho lolal loss will bc over 000, Of this, wliicli'ia Ruid.-'to.liC R conservative calimato the pier's rep- resented n value of the goods slcreri on thcnt "and the steamer and cargo The sicanier, which docked yesler- day afternoon hart on boafd'tblghly aalksubmarinc shells, from a -ilrlttsh part. These cplodc-d ,lpud re- a lellor from Chninrinik S. J. Shcn-iporJs ship iooh flrij'an'rf it not long ofter ilio ship bnd been (owert Into mld-strfiam that sh9 aunk- herd of the committee arro'nled lo wait on lion. Mr. Marshall to learn whaL gronl .he Would be willing to Her I6r JcV- Slvc the faVr for 1DIS. port, IT as In (linger of being htirned Mr, SJiephcfd and liny Knigbt met The Baltlmorer'and OM6 Sir. here laal Saturday. chla (ell confident, orsdving-theae ment in the Carnti region lias" not by GCJJ, Cadorna, lias b ecu occu- pied Ly Die inyrtders. whose ndvnnco guards arc Iicing harrasgeil by Italian cavalry, between L'dlne and lhe "I'agJJn- mcnlo. s' General Cadorna lias apparently' succeeded in saving the bulk Of tlie .haa occupied poaftions soulh ot during the last Iwo daj3' Berlin has made no claim of additional captures ot large num- bers of prisoners and 'pins. Udlbe Is icJfljHut-17 mllc.i from the Tagila-' mojito anrtMf Ihp Itallau commnnder Is to mako !n stand lliere heavy log. along that line shoulrl within a day or two at the lalcsl, i I The .t e plera. velopcd greatly, and seemingly Is not' yet a .serious nicnaco to'lho New York, Ocl. rtelcgalton The in In Li I or 'promised the commit- tee that lhe provinclnl government wo it M pftr tvo-thlrda of. the prize money up (o He also lallmal- ed that the Dominion depaKrncnL nf agrlcullurc hail hccn giving rarlaus 4 d Ihronghoul the country granO flames hrolic out, hivo-g the Austrn-ltftliaii toorflcr and it 13 not. of considerable proportions, and umlcr nrinod giiarda for a num- unlikely' Ihat Gbn. Cadorna O pronar- ihonght there would bo no difflculfy her ef months. 'v .1 In securing fpt, an atldtl- lonaj- grant of'- TMs would Chief of rollco-Lelfeh.'orihA Daitl- ...B...... more and Ohio, began mcnlo'Hne. Vienna reports the cap- tfon of Itoe report ol the-pier from the Italians ol pdstUons at man that he saw five" or elx' rhan PoiiUIcl, near Iho PlochDii Pass and Jump from pier number 9 Jusl'na.tho nn St. Pal. These positions nre on; TKIa (CONTINUED O.v 6) Port TRUE BILL Arthur, Qnl. Oct. 31. The grand Jury has returncrt nyirue bill the CQSO of Mcllraily charged with the murder of Ms son llobert, (ho night of October 3, by shooting. The casfi will ba rrocccdcd probably aftor warning Ihb.T.'nClfiles nnl InUhla Bflcrtioon or tomorrow. W. A. -for ten Boys, of Ur.rrlci la acllng cfown show Ihclr noses.; inlnules. after' rnldtilgnt ihe prosecutor nnd U.-ll. DeirnTt of To- city poltco herb i'a'cciped a Tncegagc Ironlo 'n defondlBg, lion ot ibis govcrnracnt _allowlng goWl, lo be shipped across lhe border to f lire pressing Canadian M- change situation, 'I'Jiolr reprcscnla- dona were Ijy the treasury and tlip rcdarnl reserve board and a certain amount of ROW .will bc allowed to rid shipped into Canada during tho coining months linder permit of Iho (cdonvf reserve banks. WEATHER Blah..................'.. and mlldir, 3fayor .JlRrdle, na of Ihe amalgamated.fair hoard has called n meeting of- lhe' hoard here on No- vember Sill (o her tlia report ol llic special-committee and lo comjilclj organlzatlbn. IS DECORATED Port Arlfmr, Ont., Oct. Ijlcut. some thno. ago broilghl Iris sixth Gevmnn ran- chine, and Also In Iho dcstrnc-- lion of a eornpiny of Germans which lie encountered, has received the Dla- .Service Cross. He la ma ol II S. Iloserear or ArlduK Hun Amsterdanii ing to Les NouvelUd, ,a serious mutMy bat, occurred among the German- loldlert tamp In Belgglum, refused to the'fVorit and damaged their dwrf in "some cases, while .ithrts' fifed en ihelr TJie frontier 'juarJ at >o aame authority deserted on Oclobtr y lo draw In hla lines Ihcrc tb'bsi ICr prolijd the lino of lhe Tngllamcnlo In antl Tolsezzo reRlons-j Berlin rcnorla advance toward lhe upper course of the Tagcliflmento, TjuU docs not say how ne.ir Hie German forces arc lo that rircr. Since last Wednesday tho Alislrp-; Cerraans have occupied more lhan S60 square miles of territory (ornrcrjr hew by tho Italians. The srcaiesl'deplh ot llie nitvanco has been from TpinWrf Boulhwarrt (o Udlne, a [llatance.pt about 25 miles. Trench antrurillsh IroonS anil riins. probably nrc on their way. Irilo horJ Ihcrn Ilnly. Internal In. Italy are Improving." TTie1 Auatrb-Cer; man Wow appears to'lii'vh'braVgliL'foi' gilhcr Itia oppo.'liig.. poflllclinj and tho now cabinet of.'Premier "Orla'no'a' has been annbunctd. Kaly'a 'foreign policy, will is Bar-. on Sonnlnp, will, reUIn tie of frefjii.