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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - September 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XJ. LETHBHIDGK, ALBERTA, MONDAY. SEPTEMBER 9. HUH NtMHEH 22* DRIVE ST. QUENTIN IS BEING OUNDED of a Strike of Miners Being Discussed SOVIET 1'IS SAFE CONDUCT possibility minors of lar(?f> today. ;il Fertile of it genera! Did rid IS i Gladstone loriil mi having been refused ntrike|b� tolerated, and It i- believed, that j loom-1 "lP government wiil � o Hi H Hisit .in, | adjustment of some kind is arrived at; before all thir ilistri't is allowed to' HAVE DECLARED WAR ON CHINA Vladivostok, Sept. 1.-The Russian Bolsheviki council, at Blarjov-leshtchensk, capital of the Amur province of Asiatic Russia, has declared war on China because the Chinese government it sending troops to the northern Manchurian front. The Siberian frontier has been closed and the Bolnhcvikl are confiscating Chinese property. Many Officials of Allied Governments Being Held for Attack on Lcnine. Washington, ' 3opt. 9.-Sritidi and French consular and other officials throughout Bolshevil.t-con-trolled Ruasia arc under arrest, pending the outcome of r.egoti.i tions now going on between the allied governments and the Soviet authorities. strike. | their demand or the single shift i" the| Still Out at Ferine | l miti'M til foul Cteek. have appealed | Ferine, DC. S.jit '.i -No conies-'to tlm g ivertinient tw action, anil in j pinns having been made by i In: mini I the meantime, have asked for a strike ] operators h"ro n|i to date, tin* mitt ]��' ;\oli' from nil tb" locals in District Iti.iof Gladstone heal, lo, atial wrv, ii'it  'In support �.f their claim. Just when ! represent ing Co.! I C:e�i; mlir-- ini'l ' Demand Upon British Government. After Having Taken �upport uiiv utrlkf vote will In' taken, is not . certain, bi'.t it will b" within tin- next , fi",v days, it is understood. Tho mill-j i-i* in tin' Crow an' determined to l thost" ;it Mirlo I. :n :n i''" v. itli. th" unanimous vote i>r'stI on Thitri 1 day at'.- .-till on strike and a.e .'t. I-' itiR out an appeal to tb�- local-, ot h. - Life of Attache in Petrograd. :il Kmhassy hold mil Colli fro gas and i-ti.'il AM tb field an ruf tb'- single shift Ill tli'' | 'I: mini's, whore Iniulilo with ' "humps" litii 'always threat-^ London, Sept. H.- Nikolai Len-,ne. tho Bolsheviki premier. Is re-roverlng from the wounds Inflicted on him. according to a medical bulletin received here by the Russian wireless service Sunday morning, i ARREST BRITISHERS * Stookholm, Sept. 8.-Twenty-six British subjects, holding official positions, have been arrested since the attempt to assassinate Lenine, according to a despatch to the 8wedlsh Dagbladt from Helslng-fors. These Britons have been threatened with death should Len-Ine die. WAS EXECUTED Amsterdam. Sept > Kor.i Kap lati. tlu> alleged assailant ofi tb.. llolshevlki premier, l..'ti:tie. na to Il'lUlthl. atnl Jolt'l' t fori-r villi tin- ('liiiu'Hi! C/.i'i'ho Slovak > ai 4virdltiK to a at Itorltati s pi�iln.i Iiient In whli 1i ItussfiuhitA t'oiuid har- t "ill' and is tviIJfiv to inako any nai i. tin's to rpstoin bis nation amoriK I'm! r.allona of tlm world, (la thn oilier; hand. Iiowevor, It is pointed out iliat I IiIh entlro triiliiuiK lias boen fniperial ; latlc mill IiIh personiil cnomlf* said it, �would be jtupoKnllilx tor iiltn to ('(iiiii-t lanr.tiro a democnu y. ' REDUCTION IT. S. CHOP ESTIMATES; Watliington. Sept. 9.-Heavy cte- | aline in the condition of th� corn I crop caused a reduction of 3*7,- ! 000,000 bushels In today's department of agriculture forecast of production, at compared with last month. ininer= in the l/Mhbrirfg." I wnrkitK this moriiinjr. but j It is Hiidprftood 111" possibility of a strlKi- was (li'n'iisst'il informally among i llo men over Suliil.iy. In view of tbo ' absolute iiHi-MHsiiy of lite niniost po--"iliieioal prinltii't inn tills .all and win-j t'T. a 'trll.ii Is tim \er\ last tiling to | I rli*i IS. asltitir, them to sti!!:e ill sytii|i.'it!tj '.\itii tlii'iii. T. Hi1!'::. ))!"-siilent to - l)i,triii 1S_ and othe,- n eia|s af" Inf'- and linV'* iie'.il a intif":- II' e With the men. but invili;; In t!l" .ibseiii " of \\' l(. W.liini. ;;eneti'l innii-iij'T of the mill''-', no �onfe-.'.-ni��> lias liei'll held |ie'\vi'"|| the t'.'tliesent attvr.l of l!i" ini'ii ami the mine owner--- The local men are ttvini: to ;;et the rolie inen to oti: o;i -nt'il.e. which they ate It).eh to do. it ,11; 'IC Human Life Is Held Very Cheap In Russia Now -!l)i kiiolin. pept srl Hulshovik ; the conscquence-i S. - t A-r Husjla is of class it iat suffi Imti'i ! i I mi; the consi'qiti'nces of class balrcil j in its inuHt \ loir-iiL eAiirr-ssloti. iltiman j life lias lo�( ill! value .''.ml forelKiiers and ItuHNluiiii alll:e are at the mi*rn a .-; Tliu follow-int; .itiit.-; .Ministi'f Tchitrlier, | the \ohslsch.- Zei"i j snifl Teli'itiaph sir- r.ev.  (-�militfutis under *'>: fovcrimieiit will act Isolate Agents ".\tU r Oisrnver.v �' t,, action of tile l-'ri'ir a atnl , luiiii.i ists. w iiose ... iivifi-lii'ted against tin.- SiaIc* KovcrniiiPiit of the Sni found Itself obliReil aRCiitK of tin: jimi-e 'hi'less, '.he govoru: lie Soviet wMlitm to of iliplo-f the liei;-tll ^lltll'JU tli.ltiVl':) tl! 'iue! home, iv Forelpn ^atilnd to :|ie I'etro- �itlill'M till! be rioviet (ialltint Officer in Casualties - SerKt. (ilay/.er Also Wounded HONS MOVE EAST OF LYS Make a Drive Along Arras-Catnbrai Road-Are Moving Up to Surround Important Centre of St. Quentin-Germans Move Beyond Lys River in Belgium- French Repulse. j Attacks - Advance is Continuing. i Ctll't. I known 1 lias bee '; accord o i brother. i i lose tn ' Capt. j llaitll'-vllli. | lii't-e. v.-i'in Coo. McKean. I'oniler l.ethlll illl' i slinhtlv woiiude i; to word reeei .1. W. Mci-.'Hit. Hi:' city. Mi'Kellll. 'villi 'A I cliiireli i'.r to ihe fr> \'.C e ])!' d ill veil who Well i-llelief. lll't ion. In nix farms -�tor of t:  ii' cmt'se I'.litish �. Were powei i ie; .11,.-  ri:-. Hi" iibltc motiton j. Rlmetit. and . i tninry i.n l he field. Two ;he v.,iu iiwnrileil the lili:h ' Mil1 nrtny, the Victoria Cm - 1' .-oil wtili an Falun hi- cap- month-' aco  �it honor mi > i, for e".tra- il lie-.ue Willi tin1 finices that has arrived Iv iiiid travel! of American r here. Sim-r War .Minister provoked the i'mu iio-Slovnk opposition by litcakilli; Ill's pledge to let Hie Czecho-Slovaki. leave I'.llssia lit iiea-'fl. the i lass liatre I, upon which Holshevlklsm ii louiided lias revealed Itself in its lull horror. When the Social Uovolti- ] tile Itolshciki leaders are mndly prod-| ,,,(1^.,) ' Inn their stispeete,! opponents anil fill-' I fill; tile pi'l-ai'iis wi'h ho-tafes, ! Ill tile Ilo'.sliev iki olficial ieilletiiir. | tlie acts ut '.lie Holslievikl auiliorities I are ilos. riiif-'i as war measure^ ne-jcessary to protect the Soviet republic. To an utiiihisi'd the fiin-inner, who has ! wat 'lied the n�.. and de G,ayz(.r � named. ..evei-l A,,,|1( r ,,..,) ,.a,m;,ttv enl, as liefore. is i Seii-,1. Ivan Clay Hi is W iii  111.I  lifter.11'.; Hind in the load, local battery, am! well known local from a minslioi lie enlisted with is n member of fai i!l> . . I'l". Fran!; alnrpliy. who enlisted iicte, whose next of kin is at St. I'.uil i-', .|aliferoi|s|v ill. Corp. lalmtllid .Mil ton, enlisted here, next of kin Kux- LONDON. SEPT. 9.-(1 p.m.)-Pushing ahead today on the front between Peronne and St. Quentin, British patrols have entered the towns of Vermand, 5'/? miles northeast J of Si. Quentin, and Vendelles. two miles north of Vermand. The British this morning were attacking Gouzeacourt, I southeast of Havrincourt Wood. They are on the western and northern edge of Epehy, within 21 2 miles of the Hinden-burg line opposite Le Catelet and their patrols are reported to have passed through the village. MOVE EAST OF LYS RIVER WITH THE BRITISH ARMIES IN FRANCE. SEPT. 9.-~(Associated Haig'a forces this morning advanced in the area land. ,!l!Ul"(|. T HERTUNGS SPEECH AMONGST KILLED laces Imprisonment tious Utterances in Speech ,7or Sedi-Kecenl Ottawa, tern men ! in today'- following wos were included Cleveland. O. So^t. !>. - Ktipene Debs, four times candidate for president of the I'nited Stales on the So cialist ticket, wilt |'o on trial in court tills nioniiii'," ehai'ted with fh� viola lion of tin: Ksplnnaitc 'act. lleli* was secretly Inilicteil by the federal Kiand jui.v on June ;fi_ on an imlietinent of in counts anil iw arrested here June "0, as he wa* about Sept. ;>. -Tltc and ot'iicers casualty list: INFANTRY Killed in Action-l.ieiit. (!. Perclval Ilelford, Itichinond, Que ; I.ieiu. O. H. Diem, Denmark; Lieut. .1. Mcllarily, Ireland; Lieut. 0. fi. P.rackln. Chat-liam. Unt.; l.ieiit. (Capt.i A. Ii. Mac-Kedie, Vancouver; Major (!. II. Mlir.-Kfove, USD., Hanover, Out.; l.ioitl. S. W. t'opp, T'lroiito. Died of Wounds - l.ieiit. W. J. Ila>\ker., .M..M . llal'-onie, Sask. ENGINEERS Killed in Action-1.lent K. IV Klliott, PROHIBITION ZONES AROUND WAR PLANTS Waahlnaton, &spt. �.~Wlthout a dissenting vote the house today paaaad, after a few minutes' consideration, the senate resolution Empowering the president to ea-tobllah prohibition zones around munitions factories, shipyards and Other war production plants. THIRTY-FIVE KILLED Washington, Sept. 8.-_Thfrty. five members of the crew were killed when the homeward bound American transport Mount Vernon was torpedoed September 5, 200 miles off the French coaet. The eteamer succeeded In reaching a f-rcneli port eafely and landed the remainder of thr crew and all passengers, among them was Senator Lewis, of Illinois. (A clinc; John, N. K. Air. j to address a meeting of Cleveland So-1 .Sou111 Africa. Iclallsts. Tho chnrK� uRatnat h'.m \-\ ARTILLERY ba�r!tl on a speech Uebs ilelivorod at; Killed in Action-l.ieiit. I the statu convent Ion of tho Oh'o So jCnpt.i l>. I.. T"eil, M.C., St. i cialist. party at (.'.niton, June ti1.. ' ll. In tint Clinton sponeli, Debs i^ all MACHINE GUNS | leRed to have doclated tlm purpose of j Killed in Action-Lieut. L (he allies in the war to lin tho nanio as | rev, Hamilton. Out. I thut of the: central imwei's. llo iiVKeil i Wounded-Lieut. W. A. Liddell, his lioiUi'is to know that "Ihoy wore ('ornwail. (Int.; A. (.'. Campbell, Cal- 'fit for soniethitiK lii-tter limit catiui ti i jjary; Lieut. H. A. Vouiik, Son, Out.; i fodder." I In declared himself as s-uil-! Lieut. N. K. Murtou. I'orimto; Lieut. My as Mrs. liose Slokes. whu was ie W. K. Frame, Lulhhriilr.e, Alia. Ii out ly found itultty of viulutliiii of the,------------------ Kspionago law. | If found Ritllty, Debs faces a son tenco of -.'ii yenrs' iiiipiisiinmeii: und a $2fi,i/(it) fitio on eacli count. FollowiiiK an attack on the llriti?h consulate at �'.troRrail on Ann. ;',I, in which Cant. Cromle. the Rrlthli at-tai'lie, was kilieil. Ihe llrliisli Roveru-input ilemauded an Innneiliate lepara-tion. In adilition, the Ilrltlsh Koverti-inent placed M l.itvinoff, llnlshevlkl represetitalive iti London, iiiuler pie-veutativo arr.-t. A dispatch received hero today from soun ii in Petrosrail says that llniR far iiotl.inK more serious than preventive arrests liave oceurred in the case of the .tilled commissions in Petrognul. Pnu'-.i-Field Marshal .west and northwest of 8t. Quentin and are no� five miles from the Hindeiibttrg line. They ar- still pressing forward. The British made a formidable thrust this morning north of the Arras-Canibrni road. In Ftanders it is stated that the Germans have removed their artillery to the east ert the Lys river. FRENCH KEEP ADVANCING AND REPUL8E GERMAN ATTACKS PAI'.IS. SEPT. 9.- North of the Somme, French troops have made a further advance in the direction of Clastres and have occupied Lomot farm, according to the war office announcement today. French troops have crossed the Crozat canal opposite Liez, three mlics southwest of Vendeull. , Two strong German counter-attacks were repulsed by the French in the Lnffaux region, northeast of Soissons. The French took eighty prisoners belonging to five different regiments. FOUR MILES FROM ST. QUENTIN LONDON, SEPT. 9.-French troops now hold the Croiel canal, practically along itc whole Isngtli. They are only four miles from St. Quentin and their cavalry patrols nr-j close to La Fere. * SECURE FARM LABOR FROM U. S. I Obstacles Iteinoved-Only Have > to Have an Identification I Card SECRETARY OF WAR > : > : > * > * * -> > '> * SIR ALEXANDER GALT - ''"' l,r"' needs are to be used for pul riollc purposi-H. ANOTHER STEAMER LAUNCHED Qunliue, Que.. Sept. :�. Tho War Horel, tlm HiH'ond of tho standard, wooden steaiiieis' built by the Quebec Shlp-buildiim ami Kupuir company at their sliipyards on tbli St. Charles river, was successfully launched, Saturday in the. presence of a very largo ttatlieriita;. The venel wa*i built to the order of ibo luipnriul munitions board and is of 3,iHKl tons- * V *  * * v v y * * AIRSHIP DESTROYED Amsterdam, Sept S.--Oue of a'oa of Ueriiiaii airships eruisliiK off tlio coahl of tho Inland of Amelnnd, Friday eveuiiin ran on a tntuo or was toriM.'dood, accoidlii'; to roports received here. The nliip wuh noen suit-deuly In keel over uml iltHajinenf, W'asliitigton, Sept. 'J. - Secretary of War liaker is In France for his second visit to the American army there, lie Is nccnnipailled by John D. Hyan. .-us-slsluiit secretary In charge of aircraft; Surgeou-Ueuerul Georgas anil Urib'.-Uen. Hiiiuti, chief of the embarkation aervl'jo. Mr, Hyan wll! dovole his attention j while abroad to ;he air service uiul! amoiiK other things, is expected to inspect factories luniiiig out airpltinti* for the Aiuerlcini nMieditiouaiy (oi'ites. Cleu. (.leoi'gus will visit hospitals und iniiuir.i Kdiiurully Into health cotnll-lloiiH wmoiiK the troops, while lien. Hlues will visit Ifca-aWiei lean porU of ilebarkallou, There will now lie no obstacles In | tlm way of securing farm labor from ! the nl.iies. The Lethbridne board of ; trade, whit-It had taken this matter up j with the provincial government, this | morniiiK received a copy of a wire j sent to Chan. S. Ilotchkiss, publicity ; iionilllissioiier lor Alberta, from the j Dominion novernnietit, which says: j "Have recently passed order-In-j council under which only identification needed by harvesters is card given thoni by our agents in t'niteil States. Proves! .Marshall being asked to iiutruci ills rcpiejuiuatives accordingly."-J. A. Coto, acting deputy minister. 'roves That He Can't Hide Two Horses Successfully-Itan-chise Reform j Copenhagen, Sep', fi. i A -so, latoil j | Pre in i -The attempt of the imperial | (ii chancellor. Count Von lieit-j ling, in ride two hot-is simultaneously in hi;; house of lords speech recent-j ly appears, Judging by pf'ss eoni-j moots |(, hale resulted in his falling between thelii. Thai purl ion of the pre.-s favoring real Prussian tranchise reform is disappointed and ilisgrunl-led by the i liaiiccllor's ambiguous "�'ai'iitng that the lonls could avoid loo far�!�. ai hiug conceRsioi);; by acci'iiting I'ei'oi'in ineiisuri's now ami the Conservative press Is up In tirms over his appeal for acceptance of reforms as "protection and niaiiili nance of the crown and dynasty." Tin- agrarian l)i utsche Tags Z"( tung declares Von llertling is "the Prussian monarch's grave digger." Tlie Kreuse V.i ilung attacks Von Hen ling for iiiiiiUui/.iii!', the crown's deserts atnl c.xai'.gei'at ing I lie Socialist services and darkly warns him thni imoiiurchs ilo not cruninl.' Iieeause 'in y resist the unju-.tifieil demands of the masses, hut "because they lit tliiliiselvi'S he forced down to tin- level of compromises.' The Pnll-CerimiM Deutsche /'.eilllllg .declares thin eintal suffrage would lie lau undisguised surrender to Ihe auti-tiuitiarohlsls' will, .which would endanger the dynasty and the crown. lief. BIG BRITISH ADVANCE London, Sept. 8.-The British troops advanced today a depth of two mile:: on a 20-mile front .ind captured the town of Roisel, .-bout nine and a half miles west of St. Quentin. BRITISH STATEMENT. London. Sept. 0.-Last night passed in quiet along the Brltjsh front in northern France and Flanders, except for artillery activity and minor raiding operations, according to today's war otfipe report. Southeast of Lens, in the region of Arleux-En-Gohclle, a German raiding party was repulsed. The text of the statement reads'. "A hostile raiding party waa I successfully repulsed last night ' north of Arleux-En-Gohelle. I 19,000 Prisoners | London. Sept. ,s. -Advanced! troops have entered their old defense | system on the southern Initio line,, hot.| e'ior to the (o'niKlll u .ensile of | ln-'l Match, according to th L't's unit cmplucotneut uuna, 9864 04 45 ;