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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 6, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta TILLT.SDAY. C, MPKD Capital Not Threatened The Is Still ConlinuiriK German Fleet At Riga-Fear For Safety of Russian Fleet CJIIXKSI-: si AY All) KUS8IANS Francisco, Sept. '111. Chinese army corps, com- posed of picked troops Xiom Iho northern provinces. Is being moWIUrJ In a Cbluesc cily for immedla.o dcparluro lo Europe, according lo a cab e- ,-raui.eccived here by Ihc Chi- nese Uahy World from Its cor- respondent at dispatch. ceiiBored and deleted. Indicated that tlio may he taken through Siberia to the eastern frout. v The menace hinted that v In the llusslan armies would be filled by Japanese. An aviation coips. trained b> Americans and French, will ac- y company llie was In- dlc-a.cd. Glory Canadians Further Immortalized By Bravery of Engineers Under Fire L Frtss) Ottawa, Sept. de- to-lay issued contributions I justed by Kolana 1IM on the work o f. f. f. lo'the Ncvr York World from London fears arc expressed here re carding Hie possible talc of llio His Jit" fleet, for ils safely depends upon tlic stand being made by tlio llusslan now clearly Indicated that tier many Hopes lo mate Iteval Ihc. ccnlro of operations ill llio Gulf ol I, ah lo lake Pelrograd will Iho conscnue.lt severance of Ihc Hal uriery of Archangel. Slie will have o make a nukk campaign m order lo nchlcvo tlils'bnfore Ice closes llio bu.l of rlnlanil. Tbe low morale ol Jtusslan ncet gives no hope Ihal u could achieve success over tho Oer man necl, although it includes dreadnoughts of the latest IJIJC. "Germany Has her eyes on llio Rus- sian fleet mid its early capture is ed here (is even n moro immcdiato rnnsrancnro llnnlhe relrograd cam- Naval experts hope llie fleer will lie destroyed by llie Ilusa ans themselves in Ihe event Its capture seems Imminent." Hun Flee at Higa- f Iras apoci'.rcil in tho Gulf of Il'sa- During the pail two days lliei ll.ga front has been broken, on-. ol Sny-s Evidence in Ihc I'clrosriid Trinl I'rovcs lluisiii Com- menced the War Hut No Word of This Evidence Has Been Ilcceivcd At Any Olhcr i'htce urn-- ot the Canadians In tbe Hold. The lol- France: War Correspondents In Huns almost .m In the present battle, used n Ignore the tremendous ol llgl.l which .he llrlllEh and (.aiiailian en- B neers nave behind our offensive. When Ino MB at.ack at YI.MH comniencnl and IhoujMiK perhaps, millions. over on him In one night besan loslMipa.ul lakenot.ee. Nov.- ever .lav and every nlxht 1'oumls aivay Amsterdam, Sent. m sU ,lp ami laxe noiice. view wllh a repiesenlalivc ol the alul cvrry night he pounds Ik" Ur. 5H-lwiin large calibre shells at evfr.ith ns cbaclls has nade 2 statement In re-1 ilmi seems like a railway. 'a in IMP ell-closures at the trial In Uvori; Ot ihc Canadian ramva> 1'c.trogr-Vl for high treason of General there art soveral companies Snail smlrnoff, former minister ol In this Yprcs area, to keep working and advance them as the vie- .urloua'Infantry gain new ground As a consequence these construction bat- uUoas aro always under fire, yet day and night they aro oul In Ihc land be- hind ll-c front line, sometimes in and oul rmd around the, very advanced batteries laying new Iratks or rc-i.alrl.lK old ones. Kmcrgency arc ready lo be rushed lo an> purl where Frill has been unymg nil portant allentlon. Son.r limes I.Is only a few lorn up and only a lew minutes work lor tlic trained crows But always before a few hours hajo passfd Ihe line Is repaired and nil has Eone back to the aiumunlt on dillliuB lhat the lino ckar and tho limlllcos lines of little puffing engines M AN HUNT S TO OTTAWA XOW Montreal, Sept. search for alleged head of the dynamiters ol Montreal. shifted lo a new centre this morning. Acting on a repfi't 1-iat the man who Is so, much wanleJ had slinped throunh the police at Ste. Anne De Bellevue. the officers lelt on a hot trail towards Ottawa. Fiercest Fighting of Italian Of- fensive Now Proceeding for Important Posts Italian Success lie Doing On the Western Front limlllos nes o ind bogle trucks, loaded wilh evcry- IhlU eiphsivc aro flowinB steadily to llie gtins. _________ No Love Lost Between These moi, prominence lias Icon given i'.i tlic German press recently to testl_- OX PAGE i. uiuntil vii Throughout Tuesday 'ermans cnergcllcally pursued offensive particularly north of llJnordcMocul .ho lllga-Ven- Eisly vcrsts. the Germans tin: Ux Sections of the German Peoples New York. Scpl. S.-Tlio New York Icrald Ibis morning publishes tlic ollowlng from rarls dated Wednes- .Ussy dispatch reports that rcla- lons between the Prussians anu l are co 'friendly' that t 'akin prisoners lave to be kept apart to prevent their lighting avnons thcni- At Iho battle of the Serelh a ,Up'of Bavarian-prisoners, poll. Ing "an dogs They only contlnuo the war lo'ruln us.' A furlons rough and lum- acrlmmage followed, and nrl-ioner'.- were seriously miule.rl be- tore 111" Humanlaiis rcBloreu .order. or cards. moii> Soukhomllnorf trial lending lo fhOR missis's lor llio IICE n- ot the Accounts ol the trial rcpHilns have not con- tained such tMiimouvl. Chancellor Mlebaelis said: The statements of the former thi, former .chief oMhc slflff BCiiurAi siuti j- are of tlio Krcatcjl Imporlanc T-hn.- The arc 01 uii: rre calculated completely lo destros legend ol Germany's guilt In start- ng he war, and Ihey will force Euro nean oplniou, Ifthe reports ore cd to be irablislied abroad, lo revlso Its Judgment on Germany. imporlance of llie new dis- closures Is that Ihe Czar, who had to decide as to war or peace, in fact came to Ihe .conviction, from the German Kroperor's effort ll.at did not J53iro Tvar The consequence ot tins conviction was his nccl Iho llusslan moblluatlon hut a uplo of criminals who belied Ihe 1 it, n nnlnr nml THBRM DEEDS lirilish Seamen lies Protest .Piracy ot Huns at Sea av thai commander ol HIP l-otronail military ilislrict, agrees Alexlelf. He declares tho Mil or liiea Is'ol moral-bill not of stratcU imporl.nce and gives as- snrance Ihal H.O. Pelrograd carrlson IstoEOoil spirits, well disciplined anS conild'ent of .He safety of .he cap HaL Drastic measures have teen decmeu mron by the BoVcrnmenl to ser- ious conditions at Ihe capitnl as a re Fernie, B.C., Sept. has broken out in the butinew Ketion ol ea.1. here, in the premise, of the Michel Liquor.company, and.lt rapidly spreading throughout the town. t the barbarous methods submarine commanders, CANADIAN Ottawa, Sept, 6.-Thc fourth do- mestic war loan will be lioaleil in November, and will probably be for and at a raU will net the subscribers nearly sllT percenl., although the derinil! amount and terms will not he known for some weeks. Sir Thomas White stated yesterday that between now and November, n nation-wide organization would be instituted to make the loan a success itish merchant service. R wilsorl said Ibal BriliEh al tbc end o! Ihe lio ar dlsreBarded Hie order and c Carted ils execution. A consfnuenc 0 Gernan ambassador. tlicv commltled ,in fuluro -.vouh ourtales, assurances or Russia's de- pigment. Seamen re for 1. Iho near approach ot the rainy "in will prevent tho Tho danger of a. desccnliip appohited lo work oil for thodercnscol "pllal. Russian Orficial. wo :nrtlicr dlsaslrofis spread ol the .lire ox Piot G) ANOTIIEK JUMP IN NEWSPKINT Klicrbiookc. Quo., iiept. C. J- A. iclliwcll, general manager ol tne Jromnlon I'ulp and Paper .latc-d loilay lhat lie believed anei publishers arc aDO-J-. lo cnco another great .idvjnce in iwiys- ,-liich will inak-i the earllcr in- innk snnU''iiulccd. (..oinmls- sicuci Pringle, who lias bacn ir.vestl- ril'i.K paper silualicn as r.'.card-. cost of prouuclio-a. lias nol m.i'le. ins he sold, had a peculiar lllngs, but liiey got there. of doing lovale Sustained Uv Knowledge That Reinforcements Arc Forthcoming (Canadian Press) London, Sept. 6.-Oeneral Sir Currie lold a Canadian newspaperman today that tne troops in the field want more men, whether they he raised by con- scription or by voluntary methods. So far the morale of Canadian troops has been well maintained, stated Ihe general, by the know- ledge that reinforcements are al- ways forthcoming. In the last action our casualties were only one-third of the.German losses, as we had accounted for sixly-nine of their battalions. The enemy had lately retaliated with numerous counter-attacks, but these had been successfully met by new plan: mr'nt' continued our is 2B versls sonihwea of Monlrenl, Scpl. Idn Snw yer inis innmiim visited Joseph os anoMinder arrcsl on the chareo o murilcrlng FrnletU ar burying hlf l.o.ly.ln the blickyard a SI Urbsln strccl house, slio was do Ulncd by llio police as a material a sordldxBlory of. pisslon l.li- -Rawvcr. the 1110 -rg, Keslran Frl--- were fuslladcs elsewhere on told Itosano llircals and Russ, nl.cge U-IAMU house tor his When ho came mv iieadlniarlera announced loilay. liuns to thd number of ISO hnvo lioca Cnntlnue I'etrcgrad, Sepl. S.-Tlie Russians IiroaalnB Ino'Meluro river, Ihc Y lice. Ixindon, Scpl. A. ouest was held In the London dislrlc oday oo Eergl. Ilarlffey l.u.nley, o lona, Onl., and PrUato Alberl 11 Uond. of Woodstock, who were kille In Ihe air raid-on Tuesday nlglil. Ilolh were on leavo from Franc and were duo back today. Tho poltc said Iho" men were silting In Ihc fron room of n holcl when a bomb droppe In Lumlcy was struck i the face clicsl and abdomen. lion was Hlrnck 'In Iho head. wcr (nstanllv killed. A verdict of deal from high explosive from hostile ai rail" was relumed. PLENTY HARVEST HELP IS COMIX w'innlpce. Sepl. imml- grallon officers l.clievo Ihal harvesters will arrive here from llio United Slalcs In numbers EoBiclcnl lo meet llio de- mand tor Inrm help. Th.oy ivil, begin lo arrive Ibis week and a dally sup- ply will ho kepi up. There will also furlhcr arrivals from Ontario aboul the middle ot this monlh. OF MINUS! Ottawa, Sept. 6.-Forty__per cent of the Canadians in todays casualty list are shown as having lost th.lr lives, either killed, died of wounds or rniisinn, believed killed. There are one hundred and twenty five westerners In'the list today. The total number of cas- ualties in the Canadian forces Is over eight thousand one hundred, reporled since Saturday, August 25 when the names of those who suffered in the activities ol the Canadians around Lens bejan to come and Tiarons districts arc jtlckci to produce about llie best crops me south Ibis year. Thai Ih.sa arc going to live up to ex poet" ions Is proved hy tlircsl. ns-ro urns from the ..ack Hayden our miles soulli of Xoblcfr.rd Ho_is now Ihresbing His sumrncrfallow and t Is averting belter than 3d bushels. 10-lu.s Hones lhr.t when Ihc field i> finislicd Ihe averBge will sliow 3.. Home. So'ni. n.-Thc desperato bal- le for possession ol positions In tho district northeast of Gorlzla on tho Au-.tro Italian front Is continuing, ac- cording to today's war otr.ce state- ment Tlio Italians yesterday took: more limn MO addiiional prisoners. Battle Rages Fiercely TJdine, llaly. Sept. 5- Tlio Austrian i rominand has succeeded In concen-: trallng again uuperior numbers oC refill aud artillery reniove.1, rom Ihe Ilusso-Ilumanian and routs, that Ihe battle Is raging agaln.1 noro ncr.ely Innn ever cast of Uorizla and norlhwest ot ma lermada in Ibc Carso area. _ Tlie Austriana sro slill in possession of wbal is called the sentinel of Gor- ilia, Monte GanrJelle. which dom-, inates Ihc Isozzo valler and tho f oulbern pan ol tho nainalzza plateau but all the surrounding supports ot, .Ills Btrongholil aro gradually falling! to fie hands of Ihe. Italians, so lhat, the net work of rorllfHaUons ylncli the enemy spread abins this section lilllo by llllle (Lnof--, licial reports through London yesler- av said Hint Monte San Gabrlelle hart. been raplured by the la the llermada Eeclor the have calhEfed Uieuower of lhelr considering- It Hie advance Trieste Thus their counter attack around Iho village of Selo IVBS most deanerale. Tlic Italians offered n strenuous delenco along the Breslov.i- fa vallev. Attacks and counter-al-' tarks followed In clOBe succession tliu Uoops uetne ensued In a stubborn 'iialtc throuBhoul Ilie day, NeTerlhe- less forlihed posllions frenuen l' changed hands, but the Ilallans finally remained masters of luo silualion and wrested from tlie enemy a few.addl- llonai positions which they already- have strongly fortlfled. Huns Repelled, v Sept. C.-Two-Gerinan al- iniclinrl Ihc liiii'UL L ol'llie summerfallovv crops in that dis- iricl Tho Herald saw a sample ,ol he wheat this .uornlng. It Is fairly Jlumn and excellent color. H Cld grade'NQ. 1 wituouUrouble. POLES MAKE SOME D0 French Official Sept. official French 'theTberdeen" Angus "bVeed I ,id in Ihe opinion of tho la.lonl.Mvcro. There. z ss.Wf S b SfK 0 animals in Ihe load and the) user-11 gcd pounds or more tban So n. no px7.icular demand common caUlo; 75was paid or iioveltes we earned oiitj or common cao; OP3 wbllp. .rlain bulchers "rougbt brousht Hulk of sales J8 lo ?S.25T No hogs or sheep oticwL orTar representing a group o prnnilneul- Russian Poles P rented to Iho German goTCrnmen or demands. These Include abol- ition of Hie frontier lines between 'the German and Austrian Bphores of occupation in IlusMan Poland cessa- tion of rediiisitions In Pomnd, the ui l ri.ar rccTUHCd unuei uiu iu...... j acl on a similar basis. This .nieans the vlclnily of-Rheims we mafla i -nrise attack which permitted us; inclrale the enemy's first line. In the Cbampagno our batterloa oblameil Ihe ascendancy over the artillery ot i the enemy, wblch developed a, ticularly violent fire In the seclor be', twcen Urn Main Do Masslges and thd Suite Du Mcsnll. We nplled ously agalnhl the German flr.c llnesTj and prevented an atlack by the both banks ol Iho Meuse dun front) Hie artillery-was nermanreconnoltcnnBparC te-mpted to approach our lines at. vi Les Palameli, was dispersed by fire In near Llcsy, wa.re- Ollawa, Sepl. C.-The organlzallon I -------..._ ,.Scvcrai bombs were thrown on. Dunkirk, wounding civilians. French qnadrons'last nlghl bombaided tho arlator'BroUnns at Ibe railway stallon at Challcram and, numerous ni. i iiu rlilch compose Iho Cana- Blockholm, Sept. bohm lias been nrrointe.l to 'mdcr- lako a special mission lo the Jnlled Slalcs. The appointment la lookcn upon as significant at a change, In Sweden's rommcrcial polio. UtCore (lie- war Swedish iron ore was lo FOR acl on a similar uaaia. lhat men recruited in any ot Iho mm tarv dislricls of Canada, when sent Tiiu be atlnched to Ihcn enemv encampmenls." Brilish Bomhins Operations London, Sept. bomb- ing operations contfnuo to bo carried out'bv British airmen behind the Gor- man iincs along tho Franco-Belglan following aro Iho cernins Ihc bombing operntlons by our nil's Ft-..nf.flTv-" an [Harvest Labor Wages Are Now Dropping; Plenty Men Available OlR ino timu' ntion. The Kree. Prtss wll lake no ol and Cl on var- Ch lo lo export sulllclenl coal lor wcrtcn's demands nnd Tor Sweden Jo y to compensate her Iron oro against nerican coal. This step It be vcd will add lo her Independence commercial relation with Germany. loil o( readjustment In anll-conscrpon meet ng Ir i Iho rllv of JWsonneuvo a.t r EM, wecKs t nncommon Tin Id. ronay, '.'SlwT'Si, wK hired at ho reason for this Is .the Krcnlcr IL was auppoBccl (o bo pnlrlollr, HC- from lh8 i linos lo verses In ilono palil off, anil l.nil lo slar ooklng for now Jolia. Allraclcd b Iho high wages In llie west many o HICBC men are rtrlfllfiE lo the prairie There Is no Bliorlaso of men In aonl cm' Liberia loday so Iar BS harvc and Ihrcshlng lalior concerned, fln 11 Is nol canceled Ihnl any dUflcul vlll'ho- encountered. Some men a refnslng jobs al per day, asking lilguor ralb but Ihc. Jobs aro beln readily Illled. How Ihe calling olll Ihc (list draft will affect llio..fob remain? lo'ho seen, hul'Ji Bl present It Is nol cnuslnj nnj- (oly except In tho coal mines, whc sHIIIcj mfn accm lo sea ice as'ever. Itli such open for chllment at tho rc.ceiil; wcslern UBcr- BANK CLEARINGS This week....... Last year Increase, roe Press Is out o[ pnrtr pollllca. H nows only Canada and her per Is. no H recognizes only one dllly- list t serving tho coimlry wllh whole onlcrl Spot Wheat Local Truck Oal> October October Odober, Flax High f' 224 115 3211 Nlre. Tbo prolcsl will be- basedI on ho fact that Iho Pope's note failed lo rr.enllon Serbhi, the paper says. OREKAK KJlTTC Winnipeg. A. Hi.. SIR RODMOND IN THE AUTO BUSINESS, Ss which have been taking placo Teccnlly. Mr. Hudson declined abso- Inlelr o discuss Inc. Hcglna visil or h political sllualion. Jlr. c're- r was also uncommunicative, but -SVInnipcg, Scpl. Hoil- mond nobllil, former premier of Mnniloba, baa gone inlo llio aiilomobll'J business on Porlngc Avenl.e here. Tho ex-premier, vl.o has tiesn In poor heallh, ll now able lo some ilmo In connec- lion wllh his business, 'lo lllinnE me ul r wcro dropped from an averaEO hclghl i fppl as follows: Four on argo aerial training school near Val- enciennes; 12 on tho Hamegmesh-ph n. airdrome, near; 12 on tho Somaln rail- way junction and sidings, two olwh eh foil directly on tho sidings; 17 on tho Vouvcaux anil l.cwnnes airdrome Lille; six on aiilings hol'.veen Doual nml Somaln and two on Iho I.edeghem railway station, south of Rm.lers., British Statemem. Scpl. Iho iilgW of September 4-5, German, aircraft drop- crt honibs on Ihreo says oday's ofdclpl coramunlcallon. "Iflcal (Ighllni; and r-sli'ol encoun- crs occurred during, tho nlghl south- east ol SI. Jullen and cast ol Fleur- ball." _ WINNIPEG CLEARINGS. Sepl. 6.-Bank elcarinRi for weeX ending loday weT6 260; lor corresponnlng uecX ;