Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 4, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta
LETHBfliBKK. ALBEKTA, TUESDAY, SKl'TKMBER 1917 NUMBER 221 BULLETINS ONE SHOT. Sin Francisco, Sept. man that In a quarrel and two retted In an attempt to wrtck a cartarn htrc early today. were the apenlni Libor davelcp- menis In a strike for Mgher and ig- nition of a c arm n't union by the United Rallroadi. Air Ki.id Over IJrilain Proved Wore Disuslrous Than at First Reported CHATHAM BARRACKS NVAS THE OBJECT iJDtidon, Sepl, lasl nlgl.L's aJr raid, 10T persons werb killed anJ SC vroundc-d at Chat Lam, It Is announced Tho'vie thus were naval ratings. Six alrii.ai.es took i.arl let the raid. Chatham Is on Ihe cast uaiifc of Ihe Ilcdway. -0 miles south east or Lon- don. It. is Inc scat of Immense military and naval establishments, liicludlug a vast dockyard, on arsenal and cslen- Kfvc barracks. The lenn naval ratJne applies lo KtaUc of men on board usually tlioac before the mast. Civilian Killed. London, Sciil. addition to the naval caaualllos, one civilian was fclH- ed and six ivero Injured. The an- uounccucnl (follows: Frencl) luiuiiu.andcr of the Brlllsli liomo forces) rcporU tlial last Bight's air raid 'was carried out Sy about six enemy airplanes, which pro- ceeded up DID bank of Uic Thames eiiiiflry lo Chatham. Uombs were dropped on the Isla ol" Thanct anil on tbfe She mesa-Chat ham area between ILi.3D.nnd 11.30 p.m. Thare wcro army casunlUcs. Civilian ccsualtles reported at prescnt'cre: 'Killed, one; Injured, six. Tlic material damage Blight. Our machines wen I up and anil aircraft guns came Into action, but without- result. "Tlic secretary Ihe admiralty re- ports that In Ihft course of the, air raid last rilfihl Uic [ol.ov.-fng casual- ties wore caused In naval killed 107, wounded Sfi." Naval 1 iWrton.-Scpl. dispatch.to Iho filar from Clmlbaui says (hat part of the ntyil. barracks there was strocfc by a bomb during1 last ntgfcVs.alr raid, this loss of Use. The Cliuthanl dock j'srd, the message itaies, entirely.escaped damage, RAID3 ON BELGIUM. London, Sepl, 4-7-Contlnulng their raldi over aviators on Sunday niflht made artacke In the vicinity of Brunei. A British airplane Toueht fix Ger- mans and ihol one of them down. BOMB AUSTRIAN BASE. Rome, Sept. Italian airplanes have dropped nine tons of bombs on the Austrian naval bate at cauilng dtilruction and conflagrations, 11 It announc- ed officially. NEW'dENATOR. Otiawa, Sept. appolnt- nienl of Alme Bernard, member of Ibervjlle, In the Manitoba leglt- lature, lo the senate, la confirm- ed. He replaces Senator '-arlvfere who resigned week because of ID health. He will represent Irt the senate the French only. WEAK, BUT ILL II Vancouver. 3ept. Charles Hibbert Topper, K. C., speiklng at a patriotic gathering Qt CMIMft'act, B. C., Labor Day, said thai though (lie Bortlen administration had many sins ot emission anil commission and though the Canadian Northern deal- would In ordinary times brine ibanio, Ignomy and defeat on (he govern- ment, he would nevertheless support tbe fiavernnient. at the coming elec- tion, because it Blood for Imnierllale enforcement- of the- epaicrlpllon act. The election must be a straight Ugnl between'the Conseryatlres under IJor- dcn aod Ibe UberalB Tinder Lanrler, he maintained. -ladependfcnt or union cftndldiiteB onlgbt t lift Cleans of d fi- tin e the government candidates and1 illow Lauriv to bo 7' KAPID INCREASE IN SHIPBUILDING J. If. Lamli, reprcsenlallro for Al- lerta of the food conirollcr, line wired the Herald to tho effect that, nc has re- from Hon. Mr. Ilannn, re- garding purchase of canned vegetables bj thrcshera, as follows: "On_rcc'elpl of bojia fldc threshers will ivire license ID them authorizing ijpcessary pnrchaspg of cannwl vegclaMcs. Signed, W. J. Hanua, food Mr. Lnmb slate's thai' Ihts Is only for threshers ivlio arc unable to purchase green vegetables. London, Sept. or the rapid Increase in Bhlp.bul.dlng-tc offeet from submarine cam ihe Cardiff correspondent of the Kxchange Telegraph Company Eaye that two FUpplen'ienta published by Lloyds Shipping neglete'r al that between June 8 and .luly IT, more Llion 100 "steamers, of which 63 arc IlrlllsH, were, added to the register- Most ot these large tonnage. The rate "ot'conatrucHon la n rulers I cod lo bo Intreai.ne raptdly. Tbo cftorl3 of Iho board of trade to overcome the delays occasioned by Ihe holding ol the Colitis train northbound nt Iho bonier until the passcngera aro cncckcil over by the Canadian Immi- gration omclalH bavo with snc- ccas. 0, U. Marnoch hag received a [rom Minister of the Interior Roche, who states that the miller la being InvcaURaLetl Immediately. It Is nndcratood that more ofMctals will put on Ihe work If the long do Jay 3 con- tinue. IMPORTANT CASE OVKR MINE CLAIM Saskatoon, acpl. An ImporlBnl Jlidemcnt IIBB liccn ilollvercrt by tico Drown In a HRavnr or Amlah appeal caac.hy S. Roynfjlda ngalnflt r. C. .lackson and llio Tona- jrah Mining hr which Rey- nolds fs given n half share In Iti per csnt. ol Iho lolal slock In Iho Mundy fining Company which now holds tho claim. HcynoldR was ti wlm ivorkcd on a flfly-tlfly acreemenl Jr.clcson r-'fin rrovltfcd him with unpporl while prospocllng. lie sl.nked a claim whlcli lias turned out to he valuahlo copper mine, estimated at ft vatuo of one million the tflvet that although an Internailortil confer- ence li desirable In principle, it tvould be In practice until an agreement at to war Ti reached among theworhen of the allied BE GAINED U Allies (o Hold Conference Short- ly to Canvass Entire Situation ITALIAN DRIVE IS GREATLY SUCCESSFUL York, Sept. Washington dispatch to the New "Vork Times says; AVord >as reached Washington ;hrough official channels today Linl Uie entente allies will soon hold ar important military conference tn Paria ,o canvas the situation along Uic JYor.ts. Tlsc Russian ettuallon will be considered on account of the disasters that havo befallen ifto Russian a'nules on tbe Hlga and Gaucian fronts and in Rumania. These rcversea find (he success of he Italian oirpnslra are cipcclcd to bring about a complete revision of the entente military plans (or Ihe fall and winter months, The sTjcCcas of the ItalUns has hiore (ban met expectations of military ex- perts In London, and Parle. For more n a year, according to Informf1 reaching here, the Halianq have Iu0 jords I In entente mllllary conferences ihat decision might quickest lie reached on the Kallac front. The Italians are now notntinR to the successes acMevcd alonR and beyond Isnnzo aa a lusllfication of the soundness of their contentions. At llio com Inn council they arc expected to assert thai if they receive ample coal and muniHons the cpcrattons on the" Isonzo front can be carried lo com- plete victory, resulting In lUc capture of Trieste and the destruction of Austria's milllarj' power. It is nosslblc lhat the conference may result iti ttic diversion of tonnage lo Italy lo carry these essential siaews of the Italian military succeed. Montreal Dynamiters Planned Destruction of Many Prominent Men Montreal, Sept. raosl ot get suspicious of cor lain ol the lick- men suspected a! compile-tly in Ihu j M-of-leavc clcmeDi connei-.ed with ibc 4ynaiuIiinK outrage, Is Joseph I.cduc. CarliervlHe, here under lock aad hey, Ihe jjolifc IL-[ yeslerdiy rounded up and tried to coin- day gave out detail? or Ihe anti-con-1 mil suicide at Lachulc, Que., and dynamiters had niapijou out program: Flrai. the murder ot Lord Athol- sfan as lie drove'Irorrf "uls country house lo Montreal; next, the ing of liia lordship's homt- Anil offices of Die Montreal ,SUr; then, Solicitor- Genera] Arthur Melghen to be as- sassinated In Ottawa; the prime salu- Uenrl MoneLte, SG-V belns chased In the LaurenlEan mountains near Sle. Agalhe hy the police In automobiles. The police believe thai the clues they have dug up In conniption with the plots point, lo their having been hatched primarily by a prominent man litre with strung Gem an affiliations. The police further announced that Istcr, Sir Ilobcrt Borden. was to H inen In clerical garb had lieen shadow murdercii and Ihe parliament huildiugd at Ottawa were to be dynamiicd. Tho aDarehislE had cvcrythlne pared lo put this program Into PXCCU lion when the police authorillcs began od alter ihey hud visited the home of one of the nuspoclE and that in forma- tion in reference (o guus and ammuni- tion said lo be la an Institution Jn tho city was being Investigated. Canadian Casualties are Exceedingly Heavy Now Ottawa, Sept (he proper- lalncd lion ol killed and died ot wounds on the Increase.'the; Uais of casualties among Canadian troop? at the front have beeu grovrlag heavier cveiv day during Ihe lletween Sat- urday noon and Sunday midnight names were given out from llie rec- offtce. Last night's list con- 3Gu names. SInct Saturday, 'Is, a total of 6.WS casualties have been given out. The artillery and Held services have suffered heavily from yas poisoning. Tlic list of "gassed" among all ser- vices Is unuBUal.y long. Indications arc that tbe casualty lists will continue to be very1 heavy for some lime. MONIREAL HI Have Now II In .Custody Have Located All Stolen Dynamile r: Montreal, Sepl. last Ihe police rounded up five men here ]ri connection with the recent at- tempts; lo murder Lord Alholslan, and oilier anti-conscription dis' 'rbances. ow bavc eleven men in .g participants in Tho police custody. now n Includlni WILSON'S REPLY US EFFffil Made Deep Impression In Ger- Would De- feat Aaacxationists THANKSGiVVING DAY IS SET Oltaiva, Tlic date ol Than KG giving Day has set by the secretary of state for Monday, Octoter 8. WA3 AT FRONT. s AmBlerdam, chancellor. Dr. Gexirge has returned to Berlin a trip of (Ire days to Belgium aod tbe front, filreel parades accqsed of carryine con- ordered. cealed .weapons. London. Sept: Renter nrepalch from Amsternau uys: "According to reliable Preriient SO'D'S replj' to Pope''Benedict's peace proposals has profound Im- pression IB ixiliUeu'' circle's In. Ger- many. M. Erzberger.-'membcr of tbe clerical cenlre of.the irho believes ne is backed by majority of the members ol the is ex- pected'at llic-new sitting o( tbe main committee of that body to demand leg- islation for the immediate introduction ot a'- government responsible to the retchslag arid the abandonment by the government cf Us policy to act with regard to Alsace-Lorraine to.-the ei- tent of proposing that the decision re- garding the allegiance of those terri- tories shall be left lo their Inhabitants. [L is expected, also, that he will advo- cate general disarmament after tho "It is understood that the reichs- tag will be dissoH-ed soon after It re- sembles and general elections will be "Of noteworthy interest Is tho slale- The men placed under dcleuLlon Tor.'went of Ur. Kdouartl Dayin, Socialist leader of the rclchstag, Jn'yesterday's Vorwacrts. Hie Gorman SocinllsL or- Ean. Dr. David juaintalns IhaL the rcichstag hes cxcepllonal means of en- forcing Its will as no government can The police during yesterday and lo-! continue lo rule against its veto. He day as a result of confessions oC men says thai Hie elections. In which tho soldiers at the frsnl would participate, rould clearly sliow how the ship ot examination arc: Neere AeicanauK. laborer; Joseph Trernhlay. laborer; Joseph Pcciuelle, steam filter; Lonls Dolduc, plumber, and Arlhnr Black- veil, toolroaker. under detention have all of the dynamite stolen by the-terror- Govt. Still Dominated By Irre spoitsiblc and Army Suffers London, Sept. 4. Tho Fclrograd correspondent of the Times, in a dls patcli dated Sunday, views Ihe Inter nnl eiluatlon pcsaimlsllcally. "Tha he says, "Is atll domlnoUrt by IrresponBible forces General KornflofT has been obliged lo take personal measures to victual tac array and Las ordered Ihn iisrc.lble ap- propriation of cereals from Hie peas Mils within the wsr zones and Is ae with Uic railway men a vle'.r fo llielr Just griev- ances. His program of army reforms ia aifll in suspense, Jll. Nckrasoff says Ihftl the gavcrntocnt has accepted it In principle and will agree lo Gen. Kornl- loff's demand. "Xehrasoff denies any coDflict be- the gorernracnL and Korniloff BYKMWF BRITISH LOSSES FOR A WEEK London, Sept. ens- ualties rejtorlctl In tbc laat -ivo Baltics reportcu In thti last, week are 15.CH. They ate dlyld- ed as follows: Killed or died of wounds; Ot- fleers 3P4; 3.SED. Wounded or Offlc- era SW; men Premier Rorden Says Rumors vThat Act Will Not Be En- forced Are Baseless Montreal, Sept- 4. Rnmors that the military service act would not be enforced arc described by Sir Rob- ert Uordcn in a leiler to a correspon- dent here as baseless. The prime minister also says: "I am unable to share apprehensions as to itic effect UL la this coun- try. "We have scnl Uie Canadian Ei- Torce lo the battle front In Ibe name ot Canada; it is Ldle shameless hypocrisy to pretend, the chief factions opposed ID this law rlo, that because theae men went vol- untarily we at borne have no obltta- tion to support them. We encourajed them to organ trained and equipped them. They hare of for the iuprcme BIC- rifice oh'our tie ha If-' Jfore 'thin ttfr- ty thouund or them are .under, the sod, bare died We'nmay lire, arid that our Inheritance may be preserv- ed. To desert (hem nQK- on (he ground of a quibble thd the? were merely Js u Ignoble u Invasion of mural at any country In all hiatorr guilty of. It would fate for, our country any has been yet seriously aucccit noiatblc." or tho rests hare but arlmila that ar- made for an alleged conspiracy againsl the rDvolullon, iigli he denies that the men belong- ced lo Konjilofi's entourage." men taken laat night for several clays, I and tho men except In one case, offer- cd no opposition, fn one Instance, a AUSTJITAN LOSS suspect drew a the offic- ers disarmed him before he 'could use K. FORGED GRAIN CHECKS, ALIvEGED Kegfna, Saikv Sspl. fllako O'Connor, aged 32, a farmer of Lancer, owner of VOO ncrea. of good fund, an ei-Hcutenanl In the SDDth BaKallon, (s In Uie htnda.of tho pro- vincial police charged with 'uilerJng and forging grain tickets for ounl alleged lo run Into the thousands of dollars. The SasVMchoVnn West- ern Grain BJevalor Company, AlbcrtR Mills Company are npV tn.be.fcmong tha fJralfl who hsTo been TlcllTnlied. OVER MEN In the fiflhting on Iht road to Trleite men and 500 according lo diapttch- M received yeiterday at the Ital- ian embaisy. General Borovlc Is reported tc have been removed, being blamed for much of the fa.Mufe of Ihs Auatrlana, and General Koeveca named H hli EUCCCUOP. Russia. Ominous signs, ho points out, are repeated acts o[ arson In the mu- nlllon works at Petrograd anfl Ibo burning of Kazan. He adrta tnr.L the government anticipates serlgus Bol- shcvlki disturbances and Ibat armored cars are In readiness In Polrograd for any emergency. CALAIS BOMBED Paris, Sept. vicinity of Ca- lais and DunKlrX was visited laat'nfRht by Oiirman aviators, who threw down bomba. Calais reports lhat several rorsons were ellher killed or wounded The material damage waa inalgnlfi "j.nl and. no one was hurt elsewhere, Dublin, Sept. Southern mem ers of the confilUutlon convention Cor Ireland proceeded to Belfast ytate'r day, the deliberations being .transfer red to that city for a time. While the silence respecting the de tails ot the convention's irork counted with the reticence ot the delegate themselves, makes IL ImppABlble. to publish or even learn" what the'Con I ere nee la accompltsblng, the genera Impression In Ireland Is hopeful, eve: unexpectedly hop-ful, .The fact tha the convention la continuing wof In an atmosphere which .is plainly on of hopefulness nnd frlendllneac, grounds for optimism. U -scaa free! predicted In Ireland that the convei lion 'would find Itself hopelessly dirit oil and break up afler two" or three sesaions, bul the fact, lhat Uie dele- gates'of all factions and creeds bar? been dining together and le-n ing together around the strwts oC Dub- lin the bridging of the chasm which there traditionally aepHr- ates them and Is considered IQ an almost uoforereen and clearing Tclopraenf. iernian Forces Penned In City on Thres Retreat Continues UENCH AND BRITISH MAKE SUiMB GAINS (Canadian Press Lease J ondon, Sept, 3, Riga, RUBE I I'D liiv'pal lialllc port, has been aban- oncd to the Germane under Uie .hreat of an offenelve by Und and sea the deciding stroke on the and side was delivered by lie. tier-. uiiis last Saiurday. The fate cf Riga was virtually d when German troops, powerfully nltlalfng their forced roEElng ot tbe Drlna Boulneaat vi Uie Ity aad began to puab fter making good their foothold on the right bank of the itream, Forced Ic Leave SepL f JUga Jo the face of. khe German rive Into Jtusila, and even tha alJon cf PelroRrad Itself, been as tn. confl- cnllal advices to the American gov- rnment during the laet two weeks. uch a development IB not regarded with to much alarm 19 might tw tup- Riga tbandoned, aad occupation of Petrograd fe prospect, he eeat of tbe fluBslan provlilonal overnment undoubteiUy vlll mor- ed to 3IO9COW, x There are many advantages in mor- ns the Russian capital to t Is the centre of the coneerTaUve1 ;ro-up and commands the lentlmental. almost religious regard of the Rus- lan peoplo as the ancient capital of. he olfl enipirn, surrounded with tra-1 Uloua of Russia's greatness, rtumphs Alexander, Catherine and- Peter The Great. Furthermnre eoine'Rusalmus of the new government are said to thick that German occupation of Hlga, and- en Fetrograd, might be a wholesome' abject lesfeoa for Iho radical element which .lias been hampering .tbb'' -'new.- government and that all' experience. uader the military heel, of Germany might convince Ihem ol the J of: the goTemment as tow consiJtuted to Bare their fatherland 'or KuBsla., As a cap- ure of '.Riga and Fetrograd o almost nothings Wilti support of he German fleet in the Baltic s.' G errata army can lake Riga wllhout an effort. Between Riga jnd" 'etrograd are many iiiUn of 3-jrHiup aitev, but artmlttedly the Gsnuan- army could them ilthnnRli not emellr. The Berlin, Sept. William IBS eenl the following telegram to .the. Empreea: "Field Marshal '.eopold ot Batarta, thfl .ure ot Riga by ovr which 1> a new milestone of German strength and unerring will to fidory. Mar' God help via Curthtf." The emperor hu Prince Leopold as ''On. UM occasion of (he ot I S lo you and thfe Elglith Amy 107 and the concnMatloM and thinker Farming leadenhtp steel hard will to victory teed the flue HBCCCSB, Onward with New Canadian National News Service Inaugurated Sunday, Sepl. narks the formal opening of the Canadian 'Na- tional News operttlna; under the nime and charter 6t Canadian Press, Limited- U Is fitting that It s'noiild ho made the occiilon ot Ihe Intfrthahgo of roturltolatory mes- sages by the premlera of the proflncea of the rlorolnbn turthett tut arid west; tor hitherto tlisy hate been EOT- ered In B llmlllne tho expression ol their respecllre pub- lic opinions. Between the maritime provinces and llrltlah Clolumhlitnatare fonn- ]ilnbl6 barriers, preventing the free IntcrcliniiEe of news by.leased wire. Even between Ontario and 9vebec, on the one hind, prattle pro- vinces on the other, no free flow of news day sight has been possible, hecause of the thousand inlles of wil- derness along llit north of Superior. The "three great aa they hate KKORGAXIKED GOYT. NOW INEVITABLE Winnlwe, Bopl. J. A. CnW- tr ot Ihe Saskatchewan In an Interview here that ID- hia n rcconslfiicted gorernment was (novlladle, and he Ihought lhat a statement In this regard could not lie long delayed by- Premier Borden He expressed the view (hat a general election would de hdld BB soon an DOS- Bible, and pointed out that (he only meaitiro to be broujbt before Ihr Dominion house was the new frao- MARKETS tpct wheat been tcrroed. comprise tbe btlta of October 222 unproductive territory between St. Local track oata KV, John and Montreal, Ottawa and (pet barley Hi." nlpeg; and Calgary and Vaneoa-f .'flax JM ver, Tho united effort of Ihfe I dlaii dally press lo establish a. truly Canadian hallon-wfde sarrico filled and came lo nsnght when confronted High 65 WEATHER Four-Hundred Thousand Available in Class One Toronto, Sea4, hund- red thousand man ot military age are itlll available fn Canada .for clan one under the Military Sar- vice Act, according to Major Geo. I, Campbell, one of the chief rt- crultlnv offlcera of the depart- ment of mllltla. "I he statea, thai only man In four between jfei of 20 and liable lor be called on by the flrat Military Conference. Ottawa, 3ept. Saturday moraine Ihe military service council bad a coBferea.ee with the minister of justice a.1 which, on account 6f the .-rut Inportance ol the raattera to be i, the of nollcy with tho mlHUrr aulliorllles, said that lha nltim- tlon was such, nml tlia need for rein- lorcemcnlK was urgent'that It was decided TIO lime Bhould.be Jogl In tak- ing the provide reinforcements by resort lo Ihe Mili- tary Servlco'Act. Toe military ser- vlro council la now In work- ing out the details of the preliminary 'hit must be. liken with that mind In tfew, Conferences are pro- ceeding with the military authorities and other 'Heparlmettg of the menl labllghlng local TT-.e. .irerli of eiemptton Retnit CentlnuM _ Sept. Rmftn re- tirement In .the Rlfa. rifim h beJcf conllntied alone; "the'cout'.la a north- easterly dtncttoB, tha'war ofllee aa- nonnces todaV. Petrograd, Sept. irar office infornis the Associated Ibat the ericuiliGr, Ihc torUSti dJj- trict rererred In today's ment, Includce Ihe dlr of A dispatch recelyed from the" Vremra's correspondent In Hfia, before tie evacuation, laid Qer- manff bad begun lo bombard the city wlln causing In progress and (ho department ot is I The rorrespondenl of the same news- paper al Ruoslan headqaartera aaM thai there iras a panic In the dty. Oerman Attacka. Paris, Sept. Attacka were mate by Ihe German? lasL nlgkl on tie1 French lines In 'the Hnrtehlae rtglom on Ihe Alsne froct and: .eaat ot Meuse, In Ihe Verdira sector, Ttta wv oClce annouocrh today tbat botk checked by the French Raids by French troops at netll, between- Sonaln and Soame-Py In the Champagne, and In the region resulted In the capture of prte-. oners and material. British London, Sept: enemj-'s ar- tillery shoved rreat actfrity dminaT the nlghl northeast of aafa today'c official statement. "Wa1 ad- ranced our lines sUght nortlieMt at St, Jol'.en. t .'.'.SVu.dtvrrled oat a succevafvl nM net night directly north ot Lnu. Omr troops killed A oamber ot Germaata and .captured MTeral prltoceTm.. A hostile party.WM drirtn otl of ctty on Fire, city of was on fire it'nwnr points Vhn It :ji-, minister of Justice, tho minister ofllfM of the members of tmirdf. militia, Uie solicitor te-ieral and Owaikln and Xewburn attended _ n _ look part. The conference OS.fun _ uit I for the purame of .settling An official stateinent Vlll by (he ot oil- Itnlna: .the effec: of, the act and tte procedure to be -uoplAd, lice la contBivnlcalln-l with. wai taken by tlw.Osrman forces, to- throuihout the comlry by teleirraph Jiy'i ilalemmit rl'.w of eip-edlttaa; tmmava. thooaaad Raaslan-) ,were takeai prieoner by Orrcam li their adracce hi the Hlga region, BATS, and m--ar-a tbai IJ-t. zini'i Vere caotiired.