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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - September 11, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume xi. letheridge. alberta, Loss of Enemy on American Front Must Have Been Big; British Make Vital Advance WITH THE BRmSH ARMIES IN FRANCE, Sept. 11 .- British troops today gained a. footing in Peiziere-and Epehy, wi the railway between Roisel and IWarcoing. SAYS MA WITH THE AMERICAN FORCES ON THE AISNE, Sept. 10.-The Germans this evening were still attacking on the Mount Rouge plateau with desperate determination. The losses of the enemy in the last three days must have been tremendous. . EVACUATE DOUAI. Washington, Sept. 11.-System-tie, avacuatlon of the town of Oeual, one of the moit inoport-ant forward bates of the present Qerman line In France, is described In official advices reaching Washington today. A vast ' amount of war material is being taken out of the town, the report Bays, Including the. equipment of the arsenal there, which was the ' largest establishment of the kind ^Inlalnsd by the enemy in the northern rfglen of his advanced lines. BRITISH ADVANCE 'London, Sept. 11.-During last flight, the British line was slightly dvarice'd in the region of Verm-, and, northeast of St. Quentin, Piald Marshal Haig reported in his fflplajil^tiit^ment today. ; The'T^^fmahs made a counterattack Jn the region of Ecoiir-St., j .. : f hart ,yi�a|?ahiirp f ightlna alt*, at'' Qo6Wau ? ? ta^a to interview the government in ? A DAY'S WORK FOR THE CENSORS . A censor in Prance recently reported that ot two hundred letters he had ceiftored in one day, one hundred and-eighty contained' references to the  PESTROVERSUNK. 'London, Sept. 10.'-The admiralty announces that a torpedo boat destroyer was sunk Sunday as the result ot a collision during .a fog. There were no casualties.;,,.. Fort William, Ont., Sept. .10.-"Canada with her great natural resources will be able to adapt herself and adjust her industries very quickly after the war is over." This is what Baron Shaughnessy, president of the Canadian Pacific Railway had to say as he stepped off the special train which arrived at the Union station this afternoon sharp on the stroke ot four o'clock. "Preparations are being made," said his lordship," to adjust industrie.s to a change in production in the event ot a cessation of hostll ities. The problem of the returned soldier is of course going to be a great one. Figuring on 300,000 men being over-,8eas if the war stopped tomorrow, it would take ten montlis to bring them all back if they could return at the rate ot 30,000 a month. Every man should be asked before he leaves France what lina of woi-k he wishes to take up when he gets back to.Can-ada and the government should ^york out a careful dGmobilization plan. All that skill and science can do should be done tor our wounded men. Some of them will go. to farms. I hop?^ maiiy will, but I. tear theyi- will not be^ very numerous."  - Lord Shaughnessy did not' care to have anything to say as to local co�-ditlbns or even about Dominion wide conditions affecting tiie affairs of the railway but he merely contenbs|9 himself by saying that tlie present was a thorough trip of inspection. "We are accumulating knowledge every mile we go," he said with a smile." We will remain in Fort William over night, proceed tomorrow to Winnipeg, and then go through to Victoria." Pleads for Unity. v Reverting to his former topic, Baron Shaughnessy continued: "I must make a plea ais I did the otlier day in Toronto for the unity ot Canada and Canadians. Canadians are made up of so many creeds, nationalities and races that they must come to a mutual co-operation in good will , to build up happy and prosperous communities; There must be a better undersianding between capital and labor. I hope all Industries wiir follow tlie example of the railways and come to an agreement with their employees." Lord Shaughnessy paid a warm tribute to the work of the Dominion railway board. Sach side, he went on, must try and get the maximum and not the minimum ot concessions. Speaking ot ocean traffic of the Canadian Pacific Railwayj, Lord Lord Shaughnessy said: "Our ocean tonnage is now almost as great as it was at the beginning of the war, although we have lost eieven or twelve ships. We are looking towards Siberia and .the new Russia as markets tor Canadian industrial pro-dncts." - With a clieery .wave of the hand the genial president of one  of the greatest railways of the world said that he might have something to say on his return which would deal perhaps with the observations gleaned from his western trip. / "I can tell you nothing ot western facilities for handling the grain crop," said Lord Shaughnessy with a laugh. Tunilng to Grant Hall, vice president and general manager ot western lines. Winnipeg, the president said: "Here is the man who can tell you all about that." General Superintendent C. Murphy, of Winnipeg, acted as Mr. Hall's spokesman and said: ""i'ou can .rsay that we have all the cars and all the rolling stock ready tor handlingrthe crop and we can take care, of the grain just as fast as the farmers can deliver it to their local elevators for shipment. One or two cara ot new wheat have already come In but very little as yet." In the party which left Toronto at 2:30 Monday afternoon, making the trip to the head ot the lak^s In twenty-five and a halt hours including stops were Baron Shaughnessy, president; R. B- Angus ot Montreal, ex-presUent of the Bank ot Montreal, one of the directors ot the roadj B. W. Beatty, 5.C., vice-president and railway counsel of Montreal; Sir Herbert Holt, Montreal, a -director; C. R. Hospier, Montreal, a director; and ifroni Tar-onto Sir 13. B. Osier and W. D. Mat thews, directors. Dr. Balnea of Toronto was also vSb 'Jts party. \ nesday, september 11, 1918 NUMBER 230 ARE PEO ACUATING DOUAI DIl^ FIGHTING FOR THEIR COUNTRY ___� ____________:_ PTE, REDSHAW PTE. ARTHUR REDSHAW To have given their two only sons In the fight for freedom Is the magnificent sacrlflcp'6t Mr. and Mrs. Redshaw, of 19th Street North. The above pictures are of their two only sons, Ptes. John and Arthur Redshaw, who were both killed In action, John last year, and Arthur in the fighting this month.' Arthur, ^as a former member of the Herald staff. U/S. Iproopship Torpedoed; All Sc|diers on board Saved LONDON, Sept. 11 .-A troop ship with 2,800 American soldiers on board has been torpedoed. All hands were saved. The troop ship was beached. Petrograd Burning in 18 Places; People Are Being Indiscriminately Murdered WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 .-A despatch from the American legation at Christiania today said reliable information has reached there that Petrograd was burning in twelve different places and that there was^ indiscriminate massacre of people in the streets. , REPORT iSSANABIE Noted C. P. R. Liner Reported a Victim of a Hun Submarine In order to; ss^ye time instead xA launching jffie.'Wats, the men.clamber--ed;,:dowii ,rp^{ toi, JesfaMyew, ,^h^ iswarriied around" fli*e.\st"rickon TeSsel and came close alongside. This operation was greatly facilitat- ed by the fact that the sea was not rough. The troopship was a member of a large.convoy approaching the English, coast. - The vessel was torpedoed 200 miles from shore at three o'clock on Friday afternoon. REACH AGREEMENT UNTIL WAR ENDS Satisfactory Agreement Reached Between Shipbuilders and Their Employees Montreal, Sept. 11.-The royal com mission on sliipyards, which has been in session daily since Aug. 16 last,' inquiring into labor disputes which have arisen in shipyards in Montxea], Quebec, Levis, Three Rivers and Sorel, yesterday saw as one important result of their work the signing ot an agree-' meht which will assure uninterrupted construction work for the duration of the, war, in four yards, Avhere strikes werSithreatened. other shipyards are expected to follow siilt. The. agreement is to date from Sept. 1 and continue in effect tor the duration ot the war. . Its maip conditions are a nine-hour day, instead ot 10 hours, as hitherto. Time and a Iialf for all overtime and In certain conditions double time. After Feb. 'l, the scale ot pay to be revised in accordance with any increase or decrease In cost of living is agreed to, as shown by the labor department ind -disfcutea to be finally referred to board of conciliation with no halt to ship obnstruction between times.' Crothers Cannot Grant One - Strike Confined to Ottawa . and Montreal / Ottawa, Sept. li.-Hon. T. W. Crothers, minister of labor, when asked with regard to the strike ot a number of the employees of the Dominion Express company, said that he could not see his way clear to establish a board ot conciliation to deal with the dispute. He explained that the men on strike were members ot an organiza-Uon known as the Brotherhood ot Railway Employees and comprise a minority ot the total number of those working for the company. Another organization, called .the Brotherhood of Dominion Express Company Employees, liad agreed to a wage schedule, drawn up. by the company and covering all o� its employees. This schedule ot wages was still in force and would continue in force until May 1 next, or tliirty days thereafter. The minister ot labor pointed out the difficulty ot the company in conducting negotiations with two organizations, both covering the same class ot employees. The minister is watching the situation caretully anfl doing what he can to, adjust tho matter. Not Out at Toronto. Toronto, Sept. 11.-Contrary to expectations, there are no expreii'Jmen on strike in Toronto. According to a prominent official ot the company, tlie whole trouble lay between the employees themselves. Urged By Social Sei^vice Council of Anglican Church-Dis- cuss Social Evil Toronto, Sept. 11.-Sympathetic recognition ot tho claims ot labor, regulations ot immigi-ation and the social evil were amonfe the questions dealt with by the Social Service council ot the Church ot Eugland iu Canada, which met here today. .' Arctibishop Matheson, the primate, presented the report of the national committee dealing with venereal diseases, which was referred to the executive comniittee with the recommen-datioiithat it co-operate, with the Social .Service council of Canada on the question. A notice of motion by Rev. Caiioh Plumtree.fitated carelessness in the ImmlgratioD- laws was responsible ior forms ot feebleqnlhdiadneBs and Mked that steps be taken to remedy |Ue^ situation. / Montreal, Sept. 11.-The loss of the IVIIssanable was conflrmsd today by the Canadian Pacific Ocean Steamship Company. The steamer sailed from a [British port on Sept. 8, with 59 soldiers and a number of passengers. ' She was torpedoed on Sept. 9. it is believed by the company, that none of the passengeJIi Were Ibj^t, New York, Sept. 11.-The New York Times this morning says: "It wag reported W- marine insurance �clt'cles ye�-tferday that the' Canadian Pacific paa-sejaiWpfiinW 1Wl3sanabl�,*iidV^ pedoed on Monday, wwbbtiia'frdte an English port with 'passieii(j:ers''.�iiid malls on board for the United States. The liner left an American port with troops four weeks ago ,and was coin-maded by Capt. W. Haines. She carried a crew of 200 officers and men. No reports were received as to loss of lite. The Missanable. Is a steel vessel of 12,469 gross tons, huilt In 1014 at White-Inch. She is 500 feet long with a breadth ot 64 feet, '� EA PROBE MINE m Nanaimo, B.C., Sept. 11.-A public funeral for the IB victims of yesterday's mine disaster,will be held on .Thursday, with the entire nriembership cf the ministerial for^e In chrllge 'of the service. An inquest was, opened this morning. In addition to the coroner's Investigation, , a rigid Inquiry will be held by the provincial minister of mines. CANADA'S PROSPERITY GRfeATER THAN EVER Montreal, Sept. 11.-"In the fifth year of the greatest war of all history, Canacia;exhibits more indica--tlons orprosperity than ever In.her history, In spite of the.prodigious efforts she' has put forth," was tKe cheering statement .made by Sir Thomas White, minister of finance, in an address at the RItz Carlton hotel last night before newspaper editors: and proprietors of the jsroyihoe...r'"� PEACE DECLARED Stoclvholm, Sept. 11.-^As the. first step toward peace, Germany must renounce pan-German ideas, in the opinion ot Prof. Hans Delbrueclc, of^the University vj Berlin. "Trot. Delbrueok in an article in the magazine Prussian yf?ftr Book, declares that' tlie'pan-Germans not only hear a portion ot the responsibility for the war, but also the chief reBponsibillty for its prolongation. 4 � � _ Prof. Delbrueck says: "The .world demands and litis a right to demand that the German people give a guarantee that the pan-German spirit, the spirit of superiority, of might, of heathendom, is not the German spirit. "The best method ot showing the world that the German government has definitely and irrevocably shown the pan-German endeavors the door, would be for the goVernmeht' to' collect all of these ante-bellum pah-Gorman incitations and demonstrate by means of our enemies' literature how greatly their conduct damaged us and helped to light the fires of this catastrophic war." Washington, , Sept. 11.-Word reached Washington today from an Europesn source that reports there said Petrograd was In flames In many places and that indiscriminate slaughter of citizens, plllag-lna,and riots were taking place in all parts of the city. According t� these reports, there Is no ssmb*: lance of law or police or military , regulations. Washington, Sept. 11.-Telegraphto communication has fceen re-establish' ed between Irkutsk, Ekaterinburg and Samara, according to information reaching the state department ttom Siberia. This was accepted as eettinK at rest the reports -which had reached Washington yesterday ot the threaten- ' ed recapture of Samara hy the Bol* shevlkl, aided ty German artUlerj^ and indicated that there is natnater-lal change on the newly-estahUshed eastern front, which is being maintained by the Csecho-SWaks;  Ists have been executed at Moacpw, among them M. Bleslatf, formerly director of police, and M; Ga^ko, former under-chief o* police at Moscotv, / and also a priest named Vostrager. TAKE WDA Stockholm, Monday, Sept^ 9^ (Assoclat'^d / Prew.)-Votegda, .f town en the Volgo rivtr, IW miles north of Yaroalav, I9 reported In dispatehes from Moscow to ;hava been oaptured by Russian White Guards, constating chiefly of pea* sants, who approached the plaoa from Perm, Befori leaving Vologda, thsl Ruwilan Red Guards are said to. have burned the town. TURKS AT OLD GAME MURDERING CHRISTIANS Washington, Sept. 11.-Accord-Ing to an official jlespatch from Paris, news has been received from Teheran, Persia, confirming repVts ot the .murder of Christians by the Turks. Among the victims was Father' Satoug, French Lazarist priest, and -several other priests. ETO RY. COMMISSION A curt message to Sir Henry Bray-ton, chairman of the railway commisv slon, relative to the railway service out of Lethbridge, was sent by the board of trade today as follows: Sir Henry Drayton, Board of Railway. " Commission, Ottawa, The public has hitherto understood that when your hoard made an order af'tecting railways the same had to ha jespected, but it would appear fTMi your Ignoring our former wires all from "the nature of your wire seventh September that this ia not now the case. ^ . ' � . J. RUSSELL OLIVER, Sec. Lethbridge Board of Trade, Boston World's Champions Chicago .... ...... ... 000 100 000-1 3 2 Boston :. .. ..... ... 002 000 OOx-2 5 0 Batteries: Chicago, Tyler, Hendrix and KUliferi OVj Farrell; Boston, Mays and Schang ' 94 59 01 7?4022 ;