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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 14, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta fails X. LETHUHIDGK. ALBKRTA, FRIDAY, SKPTEMBEH 14, 1917 NUMBER 233 Investigation Ordered Under (it Auspices of the Foreign Affairs Department Argentine President Bitterly De nounces to Hun Minister WANT Hit ITIftH PICKETING ACT Toronto, Sept aaniR Ite niiny nucsllona of lolereit to labor men Jo be by the ItoMlnlon and Ijibor Goaf teas which ronrenea In OlUwn iiaxt week, li the proposed amend meat1 lo tbe Federal eke I Ing .VL Labor Till aak Hit! the UrltEah Act be placed ou Ilia Dominion la order lhat they may Have ioiua protec- tion agalnal employer! who, through tlic courts, obtain Injunctions (or the purpose or prevent lug Blrlkerj from doing picket duty. rf London, Sept. official slMe- aoul Issued by, the Swedish jjovcrn- raenl, lelegraplis Hip correspondent al Stockholm of the 'Central News Ag- ency says Dial O, A. !I> Kwerlofif, aec rclary of Ihe Swedish ministry of for- eign been granted leave ol absence from the foreign oflico and has iilivccd hlmsclC at llie disposition of IDC minister of Justice will, the ob Jcct of assisting In tho special Invcs tlfcallon In connection wllh the Swed' Ish-Aryenliniaii revelations. Lc Gentrous Ilucno3 Aires, Sept. Irlgoycn hRs given permission to Count Yon Lo remain In Ar- gentina for a brief, pcrlorl so that he can nrrans'c.for hl3 denature without serious inconvenience ami lias Q3- uleneil an officer ol Ihe army to uct as attic. The president tias expressed him-1 BClC bldcrly anslnsl the unit German demonstrations In iTucnos Aires and tho ilols of .Wednesday and has or- dered tho chief of police lo begin irn- niecliatc nrosccullon of Hie police captains nf the three down town dls Irlcls, M'licrc the disturbances were most serious, on the charge of falling lo dlicy orders to perform their duties. German Comment. Amslerdani, .Sept. Frank- furter Zcllnnjj'ln an article dealing TV-Jilt Ihc dispatches of the.. German minister to Argentina made public by Secretary of'State Lansing waxed ln- dtEnanl over Landing's "theft of in- violable nentrnl properly.11 but scath- ingly criticizes ,Count Luxburg for TThal H terms bis foolishness lu em- ployjug" the cable for the transmission of Ihe unforlunale experiences of Dr. .Alfred Zimnier- inann, former German minister of foreign affairs. The newspaper saya Count Lnxburg surely can not-expect again to be trust- ed.-as a1 as his negligence an3 lacii.of Intelligence has created serious trouble for two stales wllh the German people' desire to live In peace and friendship. Hope Is expressed by the newsriap cr Ihnt Iho verdict In Sweden nnd Ar- gentina -will only ho (lint Ihe affair not ho taken tragically. The Krnnkturler ZcllunR complains (.hat (he authentic lexts of ConnL Lux- rnirg's telegrams were nl published In Germany, nllhougli I hoy were avail able there. Capture of All Poettions al San Inevitable Washington, Sept. Italians have taken from tbc Auatro-Hungar- lans the fortified Mil ol Dal-and the Gargaro basin and now occupy tlio slope and lop of Mount San Gahrlelc. after severe fighting. .The Italian enihnEsy In announcing the ciptu.ro today, said It la the greatest victory gained by Ihc Italians since their en- ran ce Inlo (he war Caplute of all AuslroHungarlans wltfona on Mont San GabrleJc la ipected to be a mailer of coarse. The fighting In the region of the for- si of Tarnovo was very severe, as he AUalrJaus had assembled on enor- The Infan ry attack nl heavy cost to the Ital- atis. The bailie has been raging twenty rtaj'3. Labt week the Auelrlans hailed from defensive and began an Tfenaive using masses of their besl roops against Italian The Tag Day and Lecture U.v Capt. Julia In the Evening Tomorrow will he French Wounded fccltcl day In nnd every- body Is oskeri lo help- During the day and evening taggera will be on the Blreela and the public are asKcrt lo have thctr dimes and quarters ready. In {lip evening CapL Julia Her.shaw will 'give her lecture on the war In Knox church, al which a col lecllon will ho (ahcn for (he French fund, for. nous force o[ nrtlllcry thert. oaitlons thcro vrere'taken DT s of San Gabriel will l for the Nation Is Recovering Compo- sure Trying Times- Generals Arrested the embaisy the IOBS jf all the vantage "points agalnatlhe Gorilla plain and the Frigldo .valley. Italian Front, Rome, Sept. the whole ront a hoary raln- greatly Im- peded the UJIT today's war office statement. OF BOUNDS Much Territory of -Bert Hdd By V Individual! Vancouver, Sepl. 14.--Th.UVi.unr .houunds of acres of arable, land lii northcni British held by a few in or panies, and tbaLlt.li the tattonlioti of [he piOTlndal goVerninent lo bring down legislation at wltti the object of up Ibe lanrts for settlement, was 'stated by Hon. J- Weart, apeakftr of (he leg- Islalure al the openlrig lint" nlghl of tho Central Park Agricultural Exhlbl tlon. 'If the owners hold .the lapd for speculallve he rtlJ, "the Will Conduct Invesliga.ion Into Is Made Against Korniloff Paris, Sept. new French cabinet contains a new ministry, at first railed me ministry of propa- eanda but later changed to the min- istry of missions abroad. Owing to the absence oC Franklin UoiilQon tho post Is not Haled wllh the other ministry designations pf the Official Journal. The new ministry consists of fifteen titular ministers, four min- isters of state and eleven under-sec- rclaries. The new- ministers are divided mong five scnalojs, eleven denudes and two, Louis Lacheur. and Albert CJarvclHr, who uu nut belong to i 111 men I. The eleven under-secrelar- les are all members of-the chamher oE deputies, Sixteen of Lhe new cab- inet members have been ministers or under-aecretarlea in previous cabin- ets; three are former premiers. The political groups presented In the new ministry do not Include Ihe unified Socialists. Premier Painlevc repre- sents the Socialist-Republican group, irhlle the Socialist-Radicals have three members, the lladlcal-Lefl Ihrec, Ihe Republican-Union ot the senate two, Republicans oi the Lofl, one, and the Radical seven members. Seven members of Ihc Rlbot ministry retain placcs'tn the new cabinet- The most noted per- haps of tbc RiboL ministry to go arc Rene Viviani and Alhcrt Thomas. The New Cabinet Paris, Sept. new" French ministry formed by Prof. Paul Pain eve, vjho, ID addition to becoming premier will continue to act BE mlri sler ol .war, follows: Foreign affairs, Alexandra Ribot minister o" justice, HacAil Peril; njlt of rtaterlof, Jules marine, Charles Chan met; mlo hater of LonlE Lechoeur minister of finance, .Luclen vlolt; .minister of economics, Rene ard; ininuter of t'rinsports, Al ClftTellle; minister'oreducit' Daniel Vincent; min.stef of labor Lndre Renard; minister of. commerce Clementel: minliter of agrl culture, Feroand David; mlnlafer Maurice mintcter misefons abroad, Ftuklfn Boull on; four roluUlers of who are Bienberi of the war council are Barthoa, Leon Pan Mourner and Jean under-wc _r for medical serrlcw, Justin Godart; undersecretary of Variation Jacques L, Desmll; of general adminlntratlon, 31, Monr- :er; nnder secretary lor mlHlirr. Jua- llce and iieniions, Pierre Mi aw; un- for munltlonsy .J. L, Bre-, Ion; undcr-secrelary of the Vlclor Pcylral; under-sec rotary" of fin- ance, Paul noucrely; nnderrsecretary of commerce, Paul retary of nierchanl marine and trans- port, M. Dcnionzlc; under-aecretary of blockade, Albert .Melln; nnder-aec- retary lor fine art3, Albert DaMmler, government would hare to icAfltate a form of taxation that would nahe It d Iff [en It for them to retain ptetea- sIon1, but If crown gnat were prepared to cooperate the rrrem- ment wonld be wHljnf to arrangft for the of the land for settlement." CANADIAN LoDdonr Sept. fCliowin.? la loamed of CanadUnB.la Oerman mill- ,__i__ i A large allcnrtnnce Is looked Mrs. Alnsworlh, sccrelnry ol Iho Sir Alcxanrter.Galt chanter I. 0. K-, has received from n friend In Uio Amerl can Hcd Cross hospital at Parlfl, a letter which gives aome Idea of whal the French' people nre suffering- Tb( writer slaka lbe( It Is a wonder hon tfco poilun have the. courage lo Ugh on, BO iritonself have Ihey suffered nnd so desolitg Is ihelr country. BO of ttiftlr famllr hlftlnrlea. It Is oUon Ihe-cnae, jayn tho writer, that one member of the family la killed, leaving aeToral chil- dren, nr.3 IV-so are generouslr Ukao In by others and cared for as beal PQB5lb1d. The autierlTiRA ot Iho French people will surely bo remembered by the clllzens tomorrow when they will have an opportunity of con- Irlnullng to 'he allevUtion of theta PiiffcrlnR9 lo n ccrlaln client. The leclura by Henshaw In the 6ren- 'ing will hfl lllastraterf nnrf will be hearing. The luggers for the French Wound- Relief Day tomorrow will get their roxes anct MRS at Klks club rontn fomoTrow morning at 9 o'clock, Tho Klks hare very kfnrilx loaned .theJr club rooms for Ihe purpoan. Lieut. Ed. Sllmjr, flying pre TJooaly at New'Braiidenburi, li.now 3t Johanolslhal, StelUs. Lieut, R. W. Ford ham, formerly at Brmndenburf ii now at Lieut. G. .N. Gordon, formerlr at Crcfcld, now at Lieut. C. Malloch ll at Munator. Uflnt.'T. H. WteXett h at BWeteld Wwtphalla. Lieut. D.-5. Wild, ftTfaff.corpi, If at Frleaburp, formerly at. MONTE SAX GAJJHIKLLK CAPTUKED BY Till? ITALIANS Jlap shows tile location of the tmlncnce, the possession ot which makei Lhe advance upoa Trieste less ditllcult.. Able to Deliver Ships Glasgow, SepL 14. On the hull of a nig ship being bulll In one Ine many yards of-thal line on the river banks of Scotland and rorlhwest Eng- land, a workman has written vrlth chalk In hold letters, six teet high, ftvc words IhaL express the determination of RritiEli stilpbiillderg to do "their hit" towrfrd defeating Llis German EubioarJnes. The five words are will Ihe ships." Great Urltfcin not only will deliver the ships; they are being delivered now dozens of scores ot them, even hundreds of them. On the four principal 'rtilpbulldlns rivers ot the country every available foot o[ adjoining land- kps a ship more or less completed over it. Nearby engine works are turniife'OUL motive power for Ihe vessels nl a tremendous rate. Shipbuilders eorts men, boys end Rlrls at top speed ticfbat tiie Ger _ A-- _ all CONTRACTOR KILLED AT FRONT Vancouver, Sept. Worfl bas been received here of (he death at the ffonl ot U. C. Douglas, formerly a well known contractor In (his city. He came to Britten Columbia from Pani- worth. Out. He r snad the of fled oi of (lie Richmond- 'Liberal Association to enlist :wlth thft BIG STOCK ISSUE. Newark, X, 3., Sept. of tho Bethlehem Steel Corporation's proposed Issuance of new per cent, preferred alock and in In- crease of a similar ainounl In class B common provida for conveT- elon of Ihe preferred was (Ivnt .by majority slockholderji al a special Trieeting here loJaj. Will Thank and Ontline More Fully Hun Ideas of Peace Terms Amaterdam, Sept. re- ceived .here from Vienna quote the PolUiahe Rundschau as Baying that the reply the central powers to Pope Benedict's peace proposal will be presented next -Germany and Austria, Mys newspaper, have reached a full agree- ment concerning the date of the dla- >atch of the note and Its contents. It a reported In well Informed clrctes, the newspaper continues, that (be reply will be thoroughly friendly and and will warmly thank the pope, who by his action conlemp- a ted only the welfare and happiness of mankind. II will emphaiiM the diners d tho central powere Jn principle to Include a lasting peace whJrh will safegusrd the rights of all stales and peoples.' will deal In with some of the proposals made In the iiope'a note- The eascn Hal cunlenls of the reply will be pub- lished the same day lhat IB printed. According lo the Berliner Tagcblall Ihe discussion of Germnny's reply In the chancellor's commllUe have been cilremely lively. The reply aajra, IhlB newspaper, will specify Ihe German termt rather more ID detail and will not define more than previously lias been announced, Qermany'e condit- ions regarding Belgium beyond say- ing .that Belgium muit In no .stances become a HrlLlah bulwark on the continent. Calgarj-, Sept. Smith, Lelhbrldge, and Clarence ,Emery, Ed monlon; were both badly Injured. an automobile smash here at. ferea o'clock this They' were gueals of Arthur and May King, art the four were driving in King's car when Ihc rear rim came off and the car hit a telephone poit. Mlsa Smith Buffered a fractured akuU and Ewery a broken, leg. Neither Mr. or Mrs King, who were In the front seat, were Injured beyond, a severe shaking up though car was completely wreck ed. Up ID the lime of to pres Herald coultl obtain no Informa tlon Identlfylnc Smith here. NO FURTHER STEP IN B. C. SCANDAL VIctorJa, B. C., Sopt. Hon. ohn Oliver, irlnlater ot rillwars, said Delay IbaL no Eteps have ycl been ahen by Ibe government In respect to he Pacific Great Ksslern other lhan the EUlt which wae Initlt- uled laet June against the company, dlrcctora and members ot (Irm ot 'oley. Welch and Stewart In their col- ectlve and indlTldual capacities. Ser Tlco of vrlt la connection with this ult on Brig. Gen. J. W. Stewart, wbo a on tctlre service has not yet been IM ACIIM German Claim Victory Over on the British Front StVERE TYPHOON. Sept, typhoon nl Aniory, China, Vevcrely damaged l.hfi ArrieVlcp.il connulAto nnfl killed many TiallfCa; the state rlcphrlmcnl today was advised: No foreigners wcro killed. Millers Give Their of Flour Price Problem Flcmr liabM loalSr i tumble ot li enU Mck'tkli Bore- Ing MJtrwint M SO a tMirel mnouncH from Tmltrilur- Ttl" rcUU price; In Ulhbrldie til of per it-ftntl Wscuisltm of tlu. of whul Hour eMIIriw be motl lit- porUnt topic of connnatkm thnnfli- out tbe U li ilgBlacuil tbat UM ternen tn 'not, M role, complilnlng nbtnt tie flxtd .price of belnK si sophically, Iho to (ike It philo- llien jlvlr.s out Inlcrrlo.itj Ihit lie price, li' t trlmp, and It outfit knrer. The Hcmlrl's nrtlrtt of iiggcnllng per rlf nl which fliwr cwild tt'sbld with 'profit, hns creited' Ji i'rni of atfr, a Caliary miller, whoffl nBine Is not given, rtencrlbei'lt .u ill kuni. SATS Ihe nre all wronc, goes on (o jire the side of Ihe story: "Those figures are absolute posltlre bnnkum. In Ihe first place, cannot boy our wheat at 12.05 per, buehel u HMTted. The fixed price hfi.il; ire allowed to par 1 cent premium OTer thai' price. pay'ike.'ivTern- ment 2 cenlM on lop of lhat.' We con- tribute ad uMttkrcal cent a Iraahel lo the railroads on tbe 'oul-ot-Hiie' haiil, and, at a conserratlre estimate, 9 cents a bnthel frdthl to our mill. That brings 'the figure np Lo 16 cents freight, difference Iwtvetn here Kfrrl WllKaro, ait) It Irtrn (CONTINUED ON PAOg SEVEN) FIELP YENS 30 Threshing on a 320-acre Held on Ibo big Noble farm was completed the average yield bclnc 30 bushtls.fo Hie Acre. Tho grain was partly 'on summorfallow and partly on spring that the crops on the farm PITS going to turn out veil bore the average. 80 far this year the Xoblo farm his ahlppftd two cars Of No. 1 hard wheat, ono from iha niTonn farra and one from the Noble- ford farm. PMctlcallr ill the wb from the farm will grade No, 1 North- ern this rear. Thai Lethbrlclge will be the 1 rain- ing camp for some of the soldiers wbo will be called on Ihe first draft Ihlfl winter seems to be estab- lished by the fact that lenders are be- ng called for the.delivery of 600 (ona orcoal at.Henderson Park during the winter. The mllllla department Is ad rertlslng for lenders. This Is taken .0 mean that. In.all probability, Iho fSth Depot Battery now at Petawawa p, will be returned to Lfithbrldgo and will form Lhe, basis of the artl! ery units which will be formed out of first drftfl. U Is understood .bat the barracks with the stable and hospital are being left In con dltion .for occupation this wlnler. Infantry called op on the'tlrst draft wfll'bv trained B? Calgary and arfll lery In all likellhfKxl. Altogether Alberta, will prooably select about 15M to 2000 men out of the first drafi and .tlieie will be dlrlded between Lelhbrtdge nnd Calgary for training MARKETS Spot Data Octofc-r October Barley October FlaK 221 117 324 WEATHI Hltf Paris, Sepl- German attack against the French positions on Casemates Plateau, In the AJsne ion, fast ntght, was repulsed after band to-hand flghllng, the French war offCce officially announced today. The teit of tho statement follows: "On the front norfh of- the river Aisne, the dcrmanu at an early hour this morning executed a. sudden'at- tack against our positions la the mates Plateau. The assault, irhlch waa by a violent bombard meet, was repulsed after-'- hand-to- hand llghtlns, IQ which" th'e enemy suffered heary losici. "In the .Cbampogne In the conrte of a we' penetrated the to the'f N'ararin Farm and took.aome ert. l- "On both binhe of- the' rrrer heute (Yerdan region) there VBI the MOrnl artfllery activity. _ _ "Thcre.was nothing to report from the rest of the front." Mora Raldi. London, Sept. alrplan- made another raid on. the night o Wedneaday and Thnrsday on Germui military In' Belglmn An official statement Issued by the British admiralty says: "A bombing raid waj carried oat during the nlghl of 12-13 by the Royal Naval Afr Serrlce OD colHUry objecttrea at Ghlslelles aWroms and the Thouront airdrome. A large quantity of were dropped) Al our retarned Mfe' Nothing New: London, Sept. alg's report from lie Brlt.ali .hect that he soon will tte Recovering Compoiure Petronrad, Sept. M rerolt can considered fonoaUr d only after the announcement ttut KornUoff, leader, haj actoalcr urrendered, the capital Ukd .1 ready show algsi of t composure and are atiempttnc ft uw; procesi of reconfltractkfiL v.; The pro visional goTernoect ftdfrv- v li taking netMsarr meuuree to re- tore Interrupted economic and aocUl ife, mud although the fundamental dtt- wblch Inspired Gea. Koml- off's venture remain, H la thovjfct bat Ihe cabinet which la under rv construction, will la future chow great- er rigor and decision. Last night tbe director of eonunuii' cations, M. LlreroTaaT. wu U anrtouoco tiat raJlrotd commonlcattan lad been, restored on the and other Istemiiited lines, which, all today resumed Ihe transport of freight- Premier Kerensky today tamed arl order glTlng to the militaijr of Petrograd, who terapora: after r toffs realgnaiion; special powers with regard to the press. PetrogTad, has entirely 1U calm, a remkrkable effect of. .the prenlcm of .the revolt being thiat the pknfcky'rush' trona the.capHair.erased by" the fall of the Baltic port.orRUk, ceued and the nllroad ilatipni, have recovered Ibelr nonnaJ On the.Bonne, where only-prl- rate deala are transacted, fbere w'as a sharp rise In secnrltles. Petrognd, Bept prortalofr goremment, accordlag: to the. Roa- elan official new a teener, bu eeat ui Die Hnsskn army In the field to lareitlffEte tho Konfl0ff r.dr. ArrwtJd to i daapctch from Petncrmd to Qen. nf the Don Coeaacfcv hu been at Rovtor lo- cal council ot workaati'f utd aohUara1 depaUw. CALGARY Calgary, Sepl. Mariball waterworks foreman for Ihe.cftr of Calgary, had hla ankle broken and hie hip dislocated yesterday ifCercdon when n car In which he wai drlrlrg on grczsy reads near the Intake of the plant near the Hlhow rirer turned turtle, throwing out all i'ue Marshall was the only one Injured, Bitter Attack on Franchise Act Made in The Senate Ottawa, Sept. Third reading was alTen lo the Military Voters', bill In the senate this nomine, but not be- fore Senator Cloran had made a vig- orous attack upon the measure. He de- clared that the bill was going to pass by a small "packed" majority. Oood Mberal members of the senate bad been replaced by ipetlallr reliable Tories, the war commenced, he laid, an FfTMneat had been reached thai tacaolces In the commons' should be Billed, If nlled at all, by aemben of tb? Mli'ilcil faith the men- tor wbo had represented the coaatltu- ency becoming vacant. This had not otnerrnl In reran] to "There had 'Senator Cloran de- etmrwl, "a Boat flagrant abuse of Iruce In this Al this point the speaker called Senator Cloran lo order when he.re- pealed the word sftji- tor said he would substitute IhtTefot the word "loose" He weftt bh fo say Hi at the coamander-ln-cblcf of thi Bri- lls h forces wo a li. be wfcen he discovered that IP Interfere with the (rf tht war by "Introducing Jiio treth cfiefl." Thts la tfMdeii (try principle tbat ctl'Uke In pollttdl country like cont-riiwd B-hia- tor Cloran, "Is going to tell tbe firitlah empire and the all1ef.tba.tilt (CONTINUED ON PA.OB PerrofTftd, rrt. dnece ol derectton ra the rmcki of from KomflolE k by tie imA new of Rjrr- mblf. tte couacfi 6t lOldhiBi1 workmen's delegates sent a depltattoft lo the to eipUa altmttok wnereupon the Cowacks thai they were ready to arrest (hek utander proTlded an order WM ed from Premier Kerwisky. The ell teletrapbed to the pTmtaf, who ordered KryawtTs aitMi, QeiL Krymoff submitted without rMlttuci and brought to Petrofrad. tlii Coeaacka of hli commaDd hare Joined .he goT eminent hi son. FUflway between been reinmed. CvbTrwt London, Sept. Fetrofnd eorreflpondent ot Revter'j itates Uut Vice Premier tfekrajoff hta InforBrf Ihe prew tiat he ud ri. Terectchatnko; erf forelfo tfftln, hare decid- ed (o leave their poati In the cabtnct, conalderlflff UieJr partWpattODjn be gOTomment' narrowed their poTO- oal poaJtion, and befng ooly buffbiM wfthovi'ptrly awpport, theyi dM not poflsess sufficient ftrcngib ,he cabinet. The lice premier alto ioiificsJ from the net of M. Pleschehonoft, minister ot Tood and snp'plT- Other chanBea In Ihe cabinet Include' the letlremnnt of the minister of afrl- culture, who will replaced by toe mlDlster of Interior; M. minister of commnnlcatlont, because he did not consider 11 pofclble to execute Premier Kftrenekr't to take certain action afKlast Oeaenl Korniloff. Chirvje Kornlteff. London, Sept, Petrosrnd correspondenl of the Dally ur< lhat M. Vertenaby, cojunltwaiy uwter the provtalonal fovennbeat, has for- warded a report to Prrnifer Kertasky wherein he stales KoTfilWf knew beHutto'to bold oil, and at the Mdicow ferencf! he cokrrM ate tafonnacJoh attch t Tnanner -that when the city (ell wu kT HT Ue was due to the disorder ot the arwy. AfTve Not to Ftftt VlllMe ot Popbro, tvear Selo, Russia, ofe-' lalned the cm IT peralt Ue, (CONTINUED Or? PAOB ;