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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 19, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta LETIlBltiDGK. AlillKHTA. WEOXKSDAY, 19. 1JH7 NUMBER 237 Telegraphic ARBITRATION BOARD Edmonlon, Alta., Scpl. de- parlmcul ot labor lias granted tbe re- quest ol Iho Edmonton street railway men's union lor llio establishment ol a board of arbitration to deal with their wage dispulo with tho city. TWO NORWEGIANS SUNK Chrlslhinta'. Sept. sub- marines have sunk the Norwegian steamships Facto, of tons gross, II was announced loday at tUe Norwc Lord Paper.and gian f OlhenFactions Are Again 1 nt Their Game DEMOCRATIC CONGHESS Pelrogrnd, Sept. i continue for Ibo democralic congress Montreal. Sept. special cable 1 )oscd lo peirograd on to'llio Gazette from London loday iop Oij style, (SepL LVS: Tlie democratic committee referred "In Iwo organs ol dissimilar opln- [0 (he foregoing Is probably one Ions as llic Westminster Gazelle and proposed by llio Pelrograd council ol tho Ually Hail a note of dlssatlstac- and workmen's deputies- ac tlon with the 6overnmcnt IE sounded J [0 dlspalches ot Sept. 15 today I ord Norlhclltfo's paper pub- tne council announced II had da llshcs wiiat Iho wrllcr, Lovat Fisher, I convoke a general conference. who Is a regular contributor to tlio columns, calls "a personal ABOUSH MILITARY GOVERNOR. Tiew about a mailer on which It Is Peiroerod.. Sept. difficult to keep silent any longer. governmenl has ahol- "II is time." bo continues, "lohsnej ibe oiflce of-mllltary governor rolnt out lhat the pacifists are steal- ot i-eirograd nnd re-established, the thlly unking sonic omoi.nl of bend- of commander ol the Jrcops of way In thla country, and that the gov- Peir0grad district- Colonel Pol- crumcnt shows no apprcclallon of tlie Uovllkoff has been apfolnled com- position which 13 being created. The with powers to setlle n.uesl- riacltisl clemenls would not mailer relating to the tood supply and much If It were not tlial a comuina-1 transport. lion ol factors Is glviug Ibcm an in o'l Labor Congfiess Has an Animated Debate on the Problem of Conscription Reorganization of the Cabinet Is Taking Trouble In Sight XAVAL FORCES SIXK IIUN SUBS Stockholm, Sept. Assoc- iated I'rcss is Informed lhal Premier OttaTd, Tlio all Important debate upon the resolutions pertaining to the conscription bill and (bo alllludo ol organized labor on this qeusllon commenced at the mornlns tes'slon of the Dominion Trades end Labor iisre. Sccretarj- Treasurer P. M. Draper presented his annual report, which bbowed thsl the congress had a good MnaTiclal position and that Iho mem- uerEhll) has Increased by approxi- mately A "few announcements were made. Swartz may retire anJ that Admiral iacll portent Wallers stated Lindman, tlio foreign minister, will. (hilt tlle colhmlttee on olliccrs' re- rcorganlzo llio 'cablnel with himself as premier. In Ihc'cvcnt llial Prem- ier Swarlz rcllros new men would be named for the posts ot foreign mlals- ler anJ minister ol justice. Iho rest ol Ihe present ministers being A decision will be maile Wednesday. Troubles Not Over Stockholm, Sept. is generally believed licre llisit tlie troubles of Ibe Swedish government in connection with the German telegrams forwarded from Duenos Airca through the Swed- sh Irgallon aro by no means over- lie of'ibe hour Is whether ic Dulled Stales will rejl satisfied ,orts wcro ready to proceed. Chairman Bancroft, ot Toronto. dIJ nol waste any .words, lie >ald he realized the big question was the at tltude of labor lo the conscription creasing cualici! of sowing tares. Though Iho national will to light to a victory remains res Jusl now burnlug with an Inlcnse con- vlcllon, but lias become a common place ot 'every day lire. Unwhole- some InEsituclc "seems to prevail and undorncatli Micro smolders a vague dissatisfaction of which Ihe govern- monl-liad better take liccd. 71ns ells- satisfaction Is not as pacifists prc- tend, n longing for pcr.cc nl any 588 KILLED BY price, but rather n puzzled and ani- lous feeling alioul'lhc war. The ub- The pub- SH lie arc -i trllld bowildcrcrl. 'I find most people in a questioning mood. They Ihlnk Iho war seems to stagnate anil no ono will tell them why. They look to the governmenl tor light and 1 they get no light wlialever..' .Laval Klsupr calls lor n new truui pel "something, which' will .In spire the nation lo work with grlu earnest nil through Ihe winter for a greal conlimiatlon of tbe war nex -rear." After recording that, he says, "Ono" pi thoso bad times which gov- -orniuenis, llkb Ions dislanco athleles encounter'Is'developing for thi-.mln- '..The Westminster' Gazelle says: criljclsms now heard-may.be no nioro than a reilocllon of llie dls- aptolntmcnt al Ihe long hall which the war on Ihe weslern front has ex- perlcncca, but'Ibe governmenl has to bear tlie questioning which the situa- tion evokes. Those questionings wcro heard before they made their appearance In.Hie press, but they arc now cxlpndlng to the columns of tlie newspapers. 'Wauled a success' Is the note ol one weekly decidedly friendly lo Lloyd George." The Morning Post exhibits Impat- icnco with Iho ministry. hut thai would not be disturbing. It Is dlfier- when Ihe Times begins (o dcmnml rcporls on the operations of the year. These things nrc all Sig- nificant because Ihe present minis- try slnrlcd Its career wllh magnlll- ccnt proas'support behind II and none ol the tlio war had lieen ia litllc siibjeclcd to an- noyance or loss ol support. "1 coulii gel this lot out in a fort-, nighl It 1 wns Hie remark ol one o! lliosc Journalists who control many newspapers, but his disposition was nol lo get them out. hut to keep them In. The same spirit has been shown In even some Influential quar- l.loytl Qobr'Rc and his colleagues can hcivo no complaint on the ground thai tbcy have nol been given n .fair field They have, on tho contrary, enjoyed a good deal ol favor, and II a different and n querulous splrll be- gins lo be manifested, II arises out of a feeling llial Hie cr-.blnet lacks driv- ing force and conccnlrnllon upon Its task." Strikes Amoy, China, and Cleans Up Shipping In Harbor Amoy, China, Sept. than COO natives were kille uy the typhoon .which Struck :Amo without warning at the end of las week. Kight-flTC per cent, of the wa lercraft In the harbors nearby was d stroyed.' No foreigners haVe been r ported lost. Outlying districts canno ill rejt wedish c ommuul .ho lav anil do cverylliing possible lo eee that II was H llie Imllf- erense- ol Hie workers Lad brought them something thty didn't like, i; was i moro Iban could be Delegate Hoop reluru'ed tj tbe sub- ject. He moved an amendment that the question of a general slrike In re lallou lo conscrlptlou be kept separate In llie Issue, It was a question of con scriplion versus anltconscrlption. It mlglit or might not be found feasible lo develop a slrlke, but tlie congress should lake a definite stand on it. Ho favored separate discus- sion of tbe qucsllou. Descale Bancroft of Toronto, did not llilnfc II was a question for separ- ate action. Conscription was on tho statute books. What was the congress golus to do auou'l II? many resolutions President Walters thought It would Ihey would I be very difficult to make two distinct Sept. Ger- Bian submarines have been sunk by British naval forcej, reports the Bergen correspondent of the Tldens Tegnt. Six men from the U-boats wrre taken prliorera. An armed British steamer In the North Sea sank a German sub- marine which was shelling a neu- tral sailing vessel. The second sub- marine wjs sunk by i British ter- edo boat destroyer while attack- ing an armed ttecmer- BRITISH LOSSES PAST WEEK London. Sept. Casualties In Ib British ranks reported lor the wee ending yesterday follow: Killed o died ot wounds: 135 officers and men. Officers wounded or missing 43 and men wounded or mUslr.g x> communicated with and II Is teare treat damage hu been done ther Jne village on the lilmnd ol Amoy re ports only sirteenlonfot 200 Os ngboals were saTBtl.' The Japanese slerashlp Anakasu tons'iross.IB on the rocks-opposite, Kulmnnn aid It Is doubtful if she can.be The former German steaicslilp Keong-Wal of lain Ufin a hopeless po- sition on the Knlangsn and the British hulk Shanghai WM beached ;at Amoy. Both these vessels, 11 Si not be saved. Itli the tone ot llic S' ation Issued last Saturday. It would surprise no oilc here, II the ecrctary of Slate, Unsingp were to all for a clear nuti unequivocal slate mcnt to Iha cftccl that the forwarding f American communications In lan- uafcc open to the Swedish authorities nd wllh tho knowledge and consent of Ilia governments concerned was in lowlsc comparable to the services endcrcd lo Germany by Sweden. The wording ol the two Swedish communications, it is pointed out in :il circles, unfortunately left the way open to Germany and Germany's 'rierds here and in other non-belliger- ent countries to bring charpes upon :he old adages about inhabitants in glass houses and the respective black- ness ot pots null kettles. The entente ministers and the Am- eiican minister lo Sweden. Ira N. Mor Tie, held one ol their customary confer, ences'on Monday ailernoon when It Is underslood'lbe situation created by the sending of German telegrams fcnin Aires and Meilco City was considered. government'.not-------- script a general ilrlke would be called; Tne amendment lo the re- port of Iho eiecullve council placed Iho labor movement OB being strongly opposed to 'conscription 11 it Inter- fered wllh the industrial situation or the policies 61 Irailc unionism. See That Law Is Enforced Delegate Burlou. of Hamilton, said that as a citizen anil trade unionist he fnlt li was his bituudeii duty to obey PREPARE FQRNHie PEACE .....___Walters said If he under- stood rightly Iho motive at the back of llic aracndmcnl he would Dave to lake It as a separate mollon. Delegate Casslily ol Montreal, i Dramatic Arrest Made By Mont- real Chief at Point Aux Trembles Ihought that II tho report of the com- sept Mon- mltlce on officers' reports was bo1 sidetracked while the cussed conscrlpllou, ports was to DO Edouard Glrard, congress1 dis- (he dynamiters, It would be Just capturcd late yesterday -alter- MaVing Adroit Mores at Home to Prepare Mind of the People ,j. jiv London, Sept. flood oi vr called peaco rumors which the man censor IB permtttlnfi to" appow n leading German newspapers vinccs Iho London press and voMlo lhal Berlin Is preparing home for another adroit willch probably wfll take deltuU shape before tho mow flies. First came Ihe alleged BrtOM peace oiler, which Is still betas i menied upon eicltedly In _ now much luel has been IB the BglUlion by Ihe jspert tbM mm govenonent liaa claims ol supremacy kni anf lia territorj' popoWton M gl.irn. In addition it ranora regardlius tlw swer lo the pope. A strange thin abmt wMN fsdr Is that tbfl Oermafl esMor fears to be- pcrmtrtrng the ers to dlacusa the matter so far ai known none of ibv slons are founded on nifP al lh8 Konsslt Schuol. In PointB ON PAGE Aui DT Cblet Carpentler. U Speech From Throne Reflect Conditions As Result of War sTho tho speech from the Ihrono by tbo premier at tho opening 6( Iho slnle'B general as- sembly thls.allernoon, Queen Wllliel- mtna marto K" appeal lor tho collabor- ation ol tlio ncople, wllhonl1 distinc- tion of closs "In order lo maintain our- selves amldsl Ihe flowing distress ol Iho nations." Tho prospecU lor Iho winter, sillil Iho sptach, were nol very sallsfaclovy. "Wo contlr.uo lo bo obliged, amlil- fiercely contending enemies, lo liold ourselves. icndy to ward oil possible It conllnucs. "H Miccomcs conllnually Moro.dllllcnll.la supply our people wllh Iho necessaries of IKo and (he ran- mslerlaUor.our Industries. Mca surcs will (liorlly bo pbcert hclcro you Tor Ihe purpose of providing lor Iho most urgent Tho speech points nut Ins Irnl flc bolwccci Holland nnrt IlCr colonies Is being' hampered In Increasing measure, wlillo .the lack o( lonrtsgc (ircrcnts Imporlntlons In nckqualc de tree. 1 San Francisco, Sept. sides'involved In the strike of iremben of; unions affil- iated with the San Francisco Iron trades council for a fifty cent increase In wages, marked time trAlay awaltlnu the arrival of Ed- ward H. Hurley, chairman of the United States irilpplng ..board, and William Blackmon, coiKlllla- tor for the department of labor, who have ten ordered here by the government In in fffftrt to settle the eontwviriy. The ttrTKe began Monday morning, halting work on government contracts aggregating Hope For Washington, Sepl. de Bailment oRiclals lodiy eipreescfl lh opinion lhat "Ihere Is some pros nee ol nrtjusllncnt soon" ol Ihe schinbulld cfs and.Iron workers' slilke Sal Frunclsco., Will EirUnd AM Seallle, Wash., Sept. Mela Trades Conncll men employed In Ihe steel shipyard ot the Seattle dlstricl voted nigh _ eitend financial support lo th workers hi the wooden shipyards, wh. 're on slrike agmlnst the. me o! lunv ler produced In WuWnirfon op- rating on a basis.1 Decision ilso was ruched, It WM said to de- i strike 11 members ol the coun- cil aro asked lo handle ten hcrar lum There is no doubt whatever about the outcome of the miners.1, election of Monday for dent .nd secretary of CMitrict No. 18. P. Christopher of Blairmore looks lo be safe for the vice- presidency, while al this end "of the district Ted Brswne of Taber it leading six to one for the sec- rttaryshlp. In Lethbridge .Chris- topher received 137 votes to Dlck- enipnTa 120, while Browne piled up 210 to Carter's 44. The Hirald hai no news of th: vote In other camps in the Lethbridge field ex- cept ths general statement that Browne has e big lead. WOMAN HAD A T1IHILLINGTIME Vancouver, Sept' 18.- -Penotrallng Imost inaccessible places, Imprisoned time's, shot Bt'and olherwisc'ex some great adventures, tri-. Hoy Andrews, the first whltnd elxh ol Ihe crew were dfownri. "Well, what's your cl a local railroad official o! the Her- Id reporter who dropped In' for chat uesday allcrnoon. "Twcnly-two million bushels ol all kinds ol grain for shipment from the Lethbridge division In tho crop year 917-13" wns Ihf. newspaperman's re: ly. "Vo'n'ro nway ouL I'll bet you tho best cigar In Ihe clly lhat It Will bo nearer bushels. Anrt I'll nsl bel you B dollar I'm nearer right .hsn you are." Tlie bel was on, and the lignres ol Ihe railwayman and Hie newipmpem'ian WashlnRton, Sept. LMIIB of fl! ly million dollars lo threat Britain. an twenty million 16 Franco T.'efe mnd liy (he United Slatctl rjvornmenl lo day, n Ihirly-slx and ushels.' And the hovering rouml betwee Ihlrly-sevcn nlllllon. bu !.rc.rclj mar. boushi '.ho lie had only been over bushels out In his However, Nils' year It Is ahnost too much lo guess that Ihe crop over Ihe whole ol Southern Alberta will ho more thnn Iwo -llilnln of 1915, and be- Iwecn ciuil 23 million bushels ta away carefully fo st Slit, 1918. or rel: are being fllcri ercnco on Augu- Lasl year IKe rallltKymin ipd the newspaperman bet on Ihe volume of shipments from Ihe LelhbrUift dlris- log. Thai' made their bets eirlr hi tbe crop season, In Jane man couldn't sec anylhlnii !-.hkher at lh.it otlldal was i wiiry estimator, but thought ho had gone Ihe; lliutt .when he snggeslen clgam were al the; figures lor the yearo were received 'Iner were t EXPLORER MURDERED Balavla, Sepl. 3ollesi, Anatrlan ha's been murdered In Iha Duluii terrllory of New Guinea, according (0 advices re. ceked here loday. MARKETS whelt October eiti October birley October fltM 2S1. 17 112 324 WEATHER Hlfh Lew.' encrally calculated lo be to Ihe nark, nul Iho railwayman declares hat lasl year ho was pcslinlsUc lo the nno ot over six million bushels and hfs year he Is forcing himself to be to EOO II he can get some- where near Iho' real llgnrcs. If he's right, new Southern Alberta wealth, parl o'l which will go to make xithbrlrtgo a. bigger centre, will pour nto Ihe district to the tune ot aboul during Iho next 12 months. Present shipments are over bushels a (fay. Thai means about 000 of new wealth a day coming In trom the world's markets lo Ihe farm era, to be ilialrllraleJ among Ihe 1CM, 000 or no people In Iho district. If tne crop fs bushels II will lake nearly'3M days al the present rate of sKlpmenl li niove llic crop and new at Ihe rale ol dally will find lit way Ihrongh the channels ot In Ihe com If tho raliwiiymaji Is h his him Ihst hi will right, the cigars and cbtrg them the box o.Mec. I mayor- Charles Cr.ilg. candidate for con'lroller and Sheriff Alfred, Smllh, candldale lor president of Inc board of aldermen, arc unopposed In the croocratlc primaries. Tnmmany Hall nd slflllated organizations are slrtv- ng tor ft heavy volo lor Ihe Demo- ratlc candidates, 'J> ?how a-bnited arly -Mayor Slltchcl Is supporleil y Hcpubllcan district workers.- The polls close al 9 p.m. FRENCH WAR BILL. Tnris, Sept. .'approprlal- ng francs for the fourth quarter of was Introduced In Ihe chamber loday hy Louts L. Kloti.jnln- stcr of finance, The measure car- rier franca more TBS appropriated lor the': third (roar- .er.ol 1017. More than holt of. the ncreasc is for tho war .department, irhlle the navy requires Tares, additional. Winnipeg, Sept. will never, agree col- onies' shall be restored to era- phatlcally..declared-llpn. J. D. Con- nolly, the newly appointed agent gen- eral for Westorn Australia in London, Englahil, who, along wltt Sirs, Con- nolly and flvo children arrived here yesterday en route for the old country. Tllr. Connolly, held cabinet rank In two successive governments In western Australia: Touching on Ihe cruesUori of coo- scrlpllon. Mr. Connolly expressed him-'..' selfias heartily In favor ol clple. In western Australia.-he satdy conscription carried by a' majority ,i< C3.000, and It was defeated .In tie' most populous slates Wales ind Victoria. Today, Ihe.eflBJ- monweallh was securing recrV its monlhly, Western Auslrslla, wltl a popalallon ol had eleven per cent ol thst number to colors, while Ibe a population o< had nf- plied troops., per cent, of Ihe populalion; added Mr- noll. nolly. Twelve tribunals Is the allotment tin Judicial dhtriet der the Slllllary Service Aft, these will be appointed very, shortly. His Honor ode mas for eack tribunal ra kta dto- Irkf, while Messrs. R. B. A. H. Clarke will name the othn' member lor irWmtf list ihiiid.We appotatwi end.ot U Fctrograd, SeBl. lore cj yesterday attacked.Ihe AntroXkr man poslilcns soulh of DroMchtl, In one of offlcUl the Ocrai region, dad txcm Ihe. heights there, sfAlenetit IsHed.br war Slockhohji; mlnUter to SrretfM tffclr. ;