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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 8, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta JfctaW 'VOLUME X. LETHBHIDGE, AL3KRTA, SATURDAY, SKPTKMBKH 8, 1917 NUMBER A Clash Between the Russian and the German Fleets Is Expected in Baltic; Italians are Rapidly Isolating Trieste M'ouM Make Tyms on Generous Situation Serious. Amsterdam, Sept. over- whelming majority of tho German people are [or peace by conciliation, according to an article by 1'hllllp Schcldeiiianii published WaBhUigton, Sept. Wold reached Washlceloa Ihroueli official channels today Indicating that the taliaus are now movlnK towards KUIcanfurt tail Lublinn. tho last strong Austrian position except Sad jabrlelc. With thoae po'l'lona :akeu, the dispatch eUted, the ts- rlan I'enlusct would ko loit Is Aus- rla-rlungary, and that would mean the liolullon of Trieste, Flume and Pola and the deslruclloo o! Austria's naval base. oro Klaganfurl Ihe road leads lo Vienna -nii'J Budapest. Whether Ibo In tlie Vor- cmpturo of place Is planned for waerts. Tho article urges ILo Imper- ial chancellor to discredit tlie present jian-Gcnnan mauoeuvora for "a llln deuburg peace." Tho Socialist leader says thai no ono lu Germany wants peace at any price, but that those who live with Iho people know the real feeling ol the array navy. They know Germany will-defend hfrcolr lo the lost drop ol blood, auil at (ho same time they know also-lhat Germany Is ready to- day lo sign a conciliatory peace. Therefore, llerr Echehlcmann con- Blllcrs that tho projjaganda for con queat now being preached reaches Iho limit of cuusclencelessness. He adds that most of tho Gcrmau people favor peace by conciliation and declares thai 1: is the first duty of the govern inent- to-state-solemnly that It lins nothing lo do 'ViOi tho 'pan-Germaji tactics. Protest Majority Action. Copenhagen, Sept. well dc fined movement Is manifesting ilscll In Germany, combining a prolesl against Ihc attitude at the relchstag majority In adopting the peace resolu- tion Kith expressions ot Indignation at the reterencca In President Wilson's reply to Pope Uenodlct to Inlenul conditions hi that country. Business organizations in various parls of Oer- many signs ol careful nurture and acceleration of the movement from central force, which is perhaps not removed from Ihc .Interests controlling (lie Lokal Anzelger of Berlin, Ihc main- protagonist ol Ilia 'movement. This Situation should be 'CODBldoreil In connection wltti the campaign now being made In the. Con- for the overthrow ot the relchsug's decision. How far these neirspijiers liv earnest la BUBs'cnllnB dlMcJslkra; ot the relch- ,'stJg It dlV'cult to detefmlne. They ierUully, noLdislre'It unlex-tte; Kovernntbni .will '.election.; machinery. In connection with pro- In nnnoiatlonlst candidates in ciinpilEu: The Food Situation. Copenhagen, Sept. DitMcullles irith tho vlnter-supply of fuel' In Germany already aVe being (ell. The era ol voluntary or compulsory selec- tion ol the fittest establishments for Eurviyfll In various branches of trade and'lnduslry already has openftd-and business will be concentrated In iheau whilo Ihe others will shut down, ex- cept those supplying heat, and light Butchers favor keeping, their places opsn late hvo afternoons-3 >s-cek, olh- (CONTINUBD OX PAOK SRVBXI the offensive by Gen. Cadorna, tLe Italian commander In chief, could not bo learned here. The life of the of- fensive Is dependent upon Ihe oF supplies, chiefly rdunlllons, lett to the ItallacG after, their cleh- tccn day effort, which has marlteil one of (he most momentous cam- paigns1 of tlie war. Attack on American Hospital Was Deliberat Kaiser's lmit.', of I-Andon, Sept.' The morning newspapers today give prominence to .he news of the bomblnc oC British nnrt American hospitals by German jvlalors. The Dally Mall asserts that ,be Aiuerlcon lioepllals were "dellb eratcly Belected" for attack.. Tbas newspaper adds-that cor respondent at the [root maX'es It clear that to attack hospitals the gen eral German order." correspondents asserts be clearly understoot The iliat tlie da not aeclc to hospitals In nignt.ralds, but that "they purpoeely search'' them oat and (rare considerable .distances to bomb.lhem.' Tho Dally Eip'rtas" in in. edltorla Utgo'methbg wsen tlally revolting about Germany's lat bia left few eriormLUea.nnperpet rated Ht lasdaaUn; slory of the life in the devastated, ny- lons of told in a idler vAicK Madame T. Cugralp, widow ot the former postmaster general, has received from M. Miram, prefect of tbe department of Meurlhe and Moselle. M, Minn an relates how; the villagers carry on their rtiiij- dnties with gas masks fastened to their belt ready lo put on at Ibe first of danger. 4 "Women and oM merl7' he wrilea, "irho plouch tdc fields all carry the maslf by their sfde, but children .are not able lo do so. Military physicians unanimously declare iriit the'maak la ARRESTED nrrett number chargvd of ihoM Wfth iHcmpt M nivriMr LofJ Athtlttfln retl- dence WM In! nlfht by two. Ihd enl 'that Cyr, a In and a reporter, rumidflteyer, Wv- In0 on ftnrt, plited In ess than eeren yearfi I Jiad to father the children together and take hem back farther from the front. The problem Is somewhat difficult The Fathers'are soldiers, and Ibe .mothers must remain In the Tillage to farm and prepare the-narresl. t had to pick np Ibe chDdren'as traders gainer poultry and eggs In the country and take them to town. With ao many hundreds of children to care tor I had to Improvise a vul orphanage." Tho letter speaks'of (he admiration In which eoMlfers are held by Ihelr French "When ipeaklnc of 20lh the let- ter proceeds, "I must tell yon how often the offlcern and soldiers of this In Nancy have manifested U) me Ihelr admtrallon of Canadian Brery, ilme we congratulate them on Iholr deeds they modestly declare that we should Canadian soldiers whose bravery, (o their minds, Is HOLLAND'S EXPENDITURE IN THE London, A dlflpatch from The HaRue to Renter's elites that official figures show that HoiimncVs total expendltnre In connection with the war up to August crt gulden. approilmat Cruel Jokes! of The Huns MlnaeapollK, SepUV Tbe local commfttee of Ilie Alliance for lAbor 'and Democracy which, con- cluded Its bif conference midnight, today (o pro-Cterman from are erf Ml labor ranks In Part of the campaign Mentore be the address yeatrrdaT1 by Wi Froal, who drew a graphic picture his experience as AmCTjcan coninl alter, stakingdf the I.iuitanli. the Ijicoila nnd Krm at smfiller craft, "The kappr hontrng ground of tin Oerjain itmckM. out In (ha ocean aouth of "Hundredt; of men and worcen told me their pitiful files wltt the tf their dead still riaalaK In tbeir care. They told, twr the grin M SDbm Brine comnUpdeff who In aome placed Bonrr'trt ma the tops of U-boata later (o reappeir and the crowt to take snapshots of BtracillBg vie tlrttn lo sent to aid Bweethearta- were no Jdle of oar vere the mtn twon Mffa Al 1 Washington. Britain has advised the United States that President Wilson's reply lo Pope Itenedtera peace Is Great Britain's reply, as was iDdlcat- ed recently In a statement by Lord Robert Cecil. A'CTT York, Sept. Xew York Times publishes tlie following Irorn Us UcICast correspondent: "ThD visit of tbe Irish convention to Belfast, where It has just been holdlug a three days' session, opened with true northern hospitality and eolerprJse, marks B stage In its pro- gress as it has been a great success In every sense. EoulJiern delegates who liave visited Uelfa'st for ilie first lime Llils week have been entertained by tho lord mayor, the harbor board, and em- inent prfvati'citizens. They have taken to factories and shipyards and technical BdiooU. Tbey have bad for (heir sUMoes Ilie magnificent city ball.t All this haa iqiDressci them. U Is a process of education as lo the conditions of their own coun- try perhaps was necessary for these representative men olten loo localized In their experience and It Is at any rate a good preparation for the work they have lo do. They are lo hold a session In Cork tn a vrceb. or two, when Ihe south of Ireland hiva cpporluiilty ol completing the DrocesE. "It may. be added that the visit of Ihc convention has made an itnpres- eloa on Crowds gathered at the rlty ball every .day to watch these men from alt parts oC Ireland a and Leaving., One may wonder h must have been the queer men- tal worthy Orange man-at-arms witnessing his grand master ond civic fathers1 ivJth popish bishops and nation's list 51- P.'s or LbOEe of tlie Catholic stalwarts from Palis Road on beholding the same un- canny fraternization. "The one person hailed Tvlth spon- taneous and impartial rested, and greelei on each appearance with, ceral cheer was John Redmond, "All thisjs to the Bwd both tor the state o! feeHng.ihsJfle the copve aid that in produce such an 'a necessary', piece ot wort, ;ind ftc con Tendon Is to be concratulated upon its success in ihls line, so too much must not be expected from mere atmosphere; Ihe difficult part of now ap pears--that ct worJtlns one In detaif a Echeme upon which a ieUlemeni may be secured'and which, may be re lied. upon to wort. "A correspondent wrilbs in 3 CiiieUc takes (be view .that Ii the convention should fall .Lo find a settlement It would be better that ft had not met. Ills Is a view widely held. he wrllea, 'will mean the creation of a new Ireland; (allure will be a'calastronhe.'. "The convention Iho, good of the whole country wlthpiit political distinction." ramine Faces Pttrograd 'a Moscow if Supplies Not Received at Once. Stockholm, Sept. food crisis in Pelrograd and Moscow Is reported In advlcea reaching here from Hiparantfa. M. -Jurenew, Ruaalan mlnlttcr of communicat- IOM.II to have asked M. Plficbthonoff, minister of aup- pliei, to make further extraordin- ary measures (o save 'cltlei from famine, Baying that the tup- piles on hand In Petrograd would Kiifflce only (or ten dayt and that conditions In Moscow were wane. All the bread In Meicow" been distributed and In order to provide a further smaunt ar- rangements have been made to keep continuous communication by means of tpecial trains be- tween the supply centret and Petrograd and Moccow. Resnmc Work on Order of Sec- retary Pending Investiga- tion of Grievances. Coalhursl miners returned to work Ms morning flfter 16 days' idleness on Inslructtons from Ted Browne, who (a now acting as secretary of District No. IS, U pend- jf the final election of secretary. The understanding on .which the have returned that Commla- 3loner Armslroug-perBonany will con- duct an investigation at the. mine In- to the grievance ot the, men over, .the construction of coggs. TL'Is pointed out In mtn Ins .circles Ibat the Coalburst miners haTe lly accepted Inslructlone of Lho district olflccra, and the hope (9 erally expreseed that with new ol- Fleers In the saddle there will be lees a 'tendency on the part pf Ihe mem- bera nf the union to refuse to obey such fiiBtnicUonfl aa that Issued Secretary Browne yesterday. by BKAVE AVIATOR BAD EXPLOSION IN TJ. S. ARSENAL PliJladelnbJE, Sept. per- sons arc-reported dead, one is dying, sind twealy-tlirce 'others, are In hos- pitals'more or less strlously Injured, as the result ot an eiplosfon al (ho federal arsenal.. The dead who all It Is repyrliTd, were blown to pieces. inured are two young men. Tho.caiisu ol Ilie explos- ion Is unftnoirnV "aiid no InfocmaHon from the arsenil Is obtainable. The L'orce of Ibe exploiloa ivas so great that It broke windows and threw Uioee living tn the vicinity From (heir beds. Soldiers who are doing guard dulr htid. dlfricully In keeping MUMPj Monlreal, Sept. W. A. Blehop, of Often Sound, (he Can- adian RYlaloi1 who been awarded Ilie V. C., Ihc D.S.O., anil (he M.C., probiblj will rcium lo Onidk on week he broke the Brfllih record for mncfiinca brouiht down came -ncnr hretklng the worlrt's record, bringing down nine en- emy machined ]n Iwo honre. 1; he fell 4.000 reel with michlne mflntnc, allgnttng unhurt In British front tines. U Is likely Inal Csplaln Bishop will recclfe tho Legion ol Honor from the french eorcrnmeTit and bar p. S. O. Ojt. Oct'Oitt Oct. iirity Oct. Flat ZZl us Hlfh M 41 crowds IhaL gathered from enter- ing the gToiJads. DEP1QBILTZE ALL IJ1SITS CANADIAN DEFENSE FORCES VtucouTcr, Sept. G. W.- Melulib, officer the 6th Duke of Connauyht's Own MAI BRAVERY [any Outstanding Examples of Ktsourcefulntas of Domin ion's Men. (By the Canadian OrereeM inatllan Army S Blair Kelbon Clerk, Toronto, In command of nachlne gun company dutimc eDt attack west ot Lena, iha d sucb rcseurcelLiliiesB and 1 thtil he haa been awarded the IHHary Cross. Major Clerk's machine ons were subjected 'JQ aa age early In aa action., i >ne of his officers, wounded mol cd put two guns out ol action, t once took Charge of all three lous, moved Lhe guns forward omt tie Barrage and re-opened with nceHent. results. The raajor also iad damaged tuns repaired tempor- arily and put them Into line lo reycl epeaterf counter The ofElclal Ouit Ua courage an lasplrlnc pie to all For _ the collection vevaicd (re of A'Jgiiit Jo, is 17. al) medals have to iille Owen brova, LanM Corp. Ov'r- don ArJaios and WElIgm Charles WU- iau Frederick. WhlttMre, Richard Stanley BaaseU, and Jamei I-YMmatt c Lei Inn of Uie Cakatffan Ftftld A-fc- bulance. The record McLflllmn's, caeu is practically that ot an the others. Of hJm U is "-'Tor tlirie days arid clihLs he-toil' ed without rest, often 'under heirs', shell [Ire, performing Ms dntiaa'ln most minmr, in aa eaaer- He displaced unuiual 'courafa and coolness, and on eccaston, when Euppllea ran abort, tbolight [or his own safety he tartly, nent throngb a. moat sbell fire to a and Montreal. Sept. Canao> Ihe required-material." has been ouUlrlpped by-man lengths. L It is mi irho preseoted the ftanchlee tho ooject of the rjcw" law-.s-fo'pe petuate (he lallitarjv.dlclstorshlp Uu lias ruled us lor 'three years, Ca the parliament' of Canada, whlc boa.sls of hclne the representatUe a democracy, allow this new JDK under the fool of Ibe'mllltair'.W canonl Imagine that this tempt to put us PrdasUa." gime can succeed." Le DCTolr says: "The net result o Ihe situation is that Can military effort will "be1 maifte b French-Can adi a as; English-Canadian md British 'aunjccta. Wtile tbey ai being fired nn, EoreifDen sort ir enemlea, will qoletl nera In peace reinforcing thtlr rank and proP.tfnjj disorder that con- wLT.taaa be re.eaied fnr'food, no ona tlie mum- 'acture of alcohol for beTerua es Is 10 nloaely. blinded wltti pro- dactTcn of. alcohol for Industrial aod medicJntl purposes talt JB no way oUdetermlnlni the amount Of (he otiahels fruln, or thereabouts, which, iocs lolo the distilleries each year, altout tarty pa- cent, experts claim, cornea oil In the farm ot whiskey and other dlitilled _ _ ____ The reKBlnder mada Into alcohol ot exactly the same 'character-' as that used for wbfakey, even- tually finds Us way into perfumes, toilet waters, baynim, medicines 'and Industries where denatured alcohol Is used In ever-Incrcuing quantities. Approximately gal JOB a of whiskey Is produced each year by'Am-1 eric an distillers. Production of-.alco- hol by tbe same distilleries for com-, merclal and metlctnal uses other tnan beverages, approximates gallons. The manufacture of for the latter purposes will conttnae as usual, probably In Totpme ind few ol Ihe large (ilallllerles, If any, wlU have to saut down. Few men will be thrown out of work by (he operation of the law. Ic3 now rnnnlng will conttnoe duce alcohol for commercial pvrpom with little change ID their forcaa. This W1U Conserve large Amount Gnin Used for Washington, of whUkey UifouJiiuB.i nation at 11 o'clock tanlgtit waen the prohlbHlre claufce.orthe comes effecLlTC. How maay allllon wll brine about In the" .ry's b'jsinesg." ..j The GaieUo eays In tbls morn- ing; "In considering bill now before parllanientwine conal- lions which have brouplit forth tuls egislation must be constant.? kepi In mind.', pleasures are perforce, resort- ed lo in war tbat would be Intolerable in olher circumstances, ind it Is evi- dent from' this condition that the-illa- franchlsement of persona .of. alien enemy birth has been proposed. Bri- tish we are, and British we will re- main. The electoral rights of Ihe na turallzed aliens will be reetored In due course; meanwhile -the supreme mailer Is to win Ihe war." CONFERENCE IS NOAA POSTPONED- i -sltled this while the demoTiolicallon of All units of Ihc Can id la a defense force'-hacl been ordered, no ictlrc mllHla units would he' us the -scheme for Iho organisation of such a force was only (enfattcc anrt not ntithorkecl. Tliero would be no fnan flleljanilctl-as none had heen recruited for such a force. Such'men Tvn.6 wcro acting as guards In varlona plsces woultl not be de- mobilized as1 (hay were not nicmbora of tKe Canadian defense force. New York, Sept: special cable lo (he" New Vork' Times from Tbe llaiue says; "The Koelnlache .-ZeltunE learns from Copenhagen -Jhal the Stock holm conference ir, lo-.b.i poetpojicd twn- i "The commit- tee asserts thai (he cahferffnca .-will take place despite the.delay." It CopenhaKCJi, Sept. B.-fH IB rejtoTlcd here that Nikolai radical Kusslan propagandist, h Bfleodlox: the Stochbolm conference In SANCTIONS AHMED FORCE I'ctrograd, Hcpl. Corernor General o[ Finland has returned to Ilclslnsfora with rrtmlcr; Kereosky's enncllon for opposition force it necesEary to any act .of the Finnish local government which he Imlcal to Ihc welfare ot Russia: Ptreo many Tommies and Sammies Fraternize London) Bepi, of most pleMUt features ol [Jie oevs .uf Uie wetk its' teen tho detUU of Lhe close ind lullmste (riemltT nlttloas between Ike British and Fnice, Lord Robert Cecil, milliter at bloctvle, Ir. hln wfrtly Ulk wllh tie AnoctiM Fnn. "Ifelhlni; more to added fo knoK1 lie svldlers ot, the two cototriea seWif' the .iWi of approMi oii our illkiicc. A number of nr ofllcers tnm wtitl hi Irelntnl your troops lu France and you ran V. ufarei tkit we .will do ill'tn our power to aM ui) emtanm nils MeaAsWj tut mrful Msfolancc." v .v MANY KILLED IN CANADIAN" LIST Ottawa, age ef KUIrt, and died of weuni in the Canadian continiMd very high In the moat recknt eaav- ally Hat luiie'd rmn .to- day, but the In tha lanfjth ef the list Is only sbty-nve VMttern today's Ihrt. SUPPRESS DI8LOXAI, PAPER IN ITALY -.A Udln'o, pnollea- lion of lilt ffife'i tetct fmfcMi Catholic newspaytr Coirten FalL prfnled an In -.whlcb IlaUu wMlerj adrised thai ther jnre: frotn tkeWh ol ami tried to lirow down paper wai snspcndad lor add fts editor, a priest, urt avnr- ar irere f ttie be tiat t ;