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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 25, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta HUNS RAID ENGLAND WITH ZEPPELINS-15 PERSONS KILLED OCTOBER 1 BEFORE BOARDS ALL NAMED Time For Appointments Kx- tcndcd Owing io Need of Some llcvision MOUB BOARDS FOR WEST One In 7500 Population Not Considered After, the Slackers Though Medical Examination Boards have been appointed In many cities throughout the east for Ihe examination ol men call- ed up utider the Military Service Act, none have yet been appoint- ed in Lethbrldge and many men who would otherwise have been examined have been compelled to However word is expect- ed dally as to the personnel of the board, Nothing' was known >irp to the time' of going lo press as to the personnel of the second members of the exemption tribunals to be appointed from Ottawa, It may be the enJ of the month before trie tribunals are complete. Discuss Operations of Act. Ottawa, EcnL. in con- nection the out of the first class of men under the Military Kcrvlr-o Act ;tre under discussion at u conference today between Hie mili- tary service, council, Ihe general of- ficers comma nil ing eastern districts and registrars for the cnst- ern provinces. The purpose nf (Jic conference is lo roach a uniform un derst.imlin? as ID Iho operations o) the act. Delay m Tribunal Selections. Tlie board of sclectloii established lo appoint nne member 6C each local tribunal under the ad will probably ifol complclc Its work for a few days Under the strict terms of the order In council the iippolnlmenl of all loc ill tribunals should lie com pic Led lo- Uay. the minister of jus lice Is empowered to fill Die vacan cles. While, however, no ofltclal nounccmcnl Is made, it is uridersloort that Llio.hoard- will- be s.ven.Lill end of. the month (o complete Us selections. it !E -antlripoltd that Tilth very Tew exceptions, the iribun Bis will be completed DT lhat dale. Increase Tribunals in West. In some ol IJif, more sparsely pop dialed districts of the west, it Is proQ able lint the number of tribunals veil lie ii; creased. The basis one tribunal for each T.r.OO ol popula (ton. But it has been found thai ad liercnce to a herd and Frist line woir work Jiiconveniei.'co Jn isolated set 1] cm en U with popnlallans-of say, or three lliousaiid. It is to met such cases that increase in the num ber of la under consldcra tlou. A point which Ins arisen in regar !o the cities ia that of locating ih IrJhunalA In such a wny as lo glv Ihe minimum of inconvcntence t for exemption. Are After the SlacVers. Ottawa, Sept- ar Under wny. it is hetivec the governmenlH of Canada nnd Ih UnltOfl Stales lo meet llic cnse of me nvolillng compulsory military scrvlr by residing on other side of Hi line. The allied nations in Enrop recently adopted a common plan nclldn In regard and 11 is 11 proposed that Canada find (he Unite Stales should lake a similar TOUTS Americans of. military iigc In Canada or Onauiuiis in Iho United Stales Would llnis he unable (o csrapc mili- tary service by residing In a friendly country- Tlie majority ol Americans ef nillllnry ago In Canadn, It IH un- derstood, have already reported to (heir consoles for military duly. Co- operation between the countries IB designed to meet llin case of the on side of Ihe line who may at- temj.1. tnfce advantage of. their residence. Rush at Montreal i number ol young men Tor elimination hero under Iho military service arl was more yes- terday than tho ccnlrnt mcdlcnl board could examine. About 500 have been lesled In tho last three clays. Fifty per cent, havo been declared fit for ncLlvo service, U. S. Coal Miners Ask Big Increase Washington. Sepl. In- terstate conference- of repre- sentatives of coal operators and minors opened here today for Ihe purpose of selllhig llic wage question In the centra! competitive district of Illinois, Ohio and western Pennsyl- vania. Tho meeting was called by John While, president of tbe United Mine Workers, fol- owinE an Informal conference cf miners' and operators In In- illanapulls. Sept. G. It IB under- stood lhal Ihe workers will ask lliat tho dally wage scale he In- creased from 54-30 to (5.50 and lhat an advance ol ten cents ton the mining rale be granted. ARGENTINA TAKES FURTHER STEP VOTES TO BREAK WITH HUNS SENATE Hucnos Aires, Sept. Th.iM of deputies today voted j in favor of a rupture with Gcr- The vole was 5Ii to 18. Buenos Aires, Sept 25. The conservatives, who control the chamber of deputies, have agreed to vote tonight en a rupture with Kfom all Indication t they will have a majority of thirty voice, vlrtuaJly forcing Ihe merit to cease relations with Ger- many. The government to postpone formulation of its policy until it receives from Ambassador jNaon, at Washington, translations. of the 415 telegrams received or sent by the Swedish legation These were telegraphed to Dr. Naon with instructions to send ircnilallonE. The government is considering Imposition of a rigid of all messages Jn the republic lo prevent misuse cf the cables such ae thai practiced by Count Von Luxburg, the dismissed German mlnirler. Strikers have cut the telegraph line to Valparaiso, Chile, paralyz- ing direct cable service lo the United Statss. Germane Foirent Ry. Strike. Buenos Aires. Bcju. aulh orlllcs have been advised thai stride slrikc amoof alt classes ot workmen the last month In that ciiy has uecn fomented ana supported by Gcr- iflatis. Strike and War. ilucuos Aires, Kent, sit- uation brought about by Uic strike [a Incoming more serious, and It JB foarud tho conflict, win assume a revolutionary character It an immed- iate BelllPiuont Js not reached. The city's food supplies have been almost cut of[ by the strike. No more milk Is lu be had. The cutting or telegraph wires has Isolated Uic cap- Hal from nearby southern PLANES AND ZEPPS IN RAID ON ENGLAND Russia Denies Peace Rumors Bgilnlors tn llic city nt Kanta Fc! imhils. The only cable; coniniunics- have licoii conlorrlni! wltli Hie Her- lion wliicli remains is Iiy way of l.on- ninn cunsul there anil the serious J don. A )harge teid By J. F. Wein Against Spouse and J. W. '.Yoihman As n result of some alleged family 'rouble which culminated in a near ragedy on Sunday 'allernonn ftl 112 Stli.St.-S.. tt IB possible that a charge of alleoipteil murder will be laid to day againGl Florence Wlen and J. W. Workman the liuaband. J, F. Wein. The ioformauon has already been laid'H Is C. F- Har- appearing for Wein and A. B. Hogg for the accused parties. Weiri'a ttory, II is at- L Ih'it Mra. Wein, Who IB slated to Le securing a divorce. Jrom her. hue- band, called Wein. on Sunday after. no Ilo ho entered the room she turned the lock on him and demanded monoy. None bcltiif forUicojalne, Js alleged that she-pulled a gun to back up her the husband under on (o come lo her place of residence. j and U IB illftged ibat aflcr Huns Use Liquid Fire In Attack On Smnll Area Controller Visits Lethbridge demand, and pretence ot givirJE That money I had, in his knocked from her hand arm The [ol lowing is Iho information and plaint which lias been filed at the clt> pollco station by 3. F. We in ajalns J. W. Workmnn and Florence Well that they, al the city ol Letbhrlilge ii Uic Province of Alberta, on or ahoui Sunday, 23rd, September, did conspire combine to commit a certain indlclabje offence, (o wit: (o commit murder "by then and there conspiring, combining, confed- ortilliiE anil agreeing together, to kin and Ihe said John Frank Wein. And they, the said J.- Workman. and Florence Wein did (hen and there, for tht purpose of aeCompliRliing tho objects ot their said combining, con- spiring, confederating and agreeing did assault and bent, the aild John f'rnnk Wain, and thereby dirt' attempt to commit the aald murder. And tltoy, (he aald J. F. Workman and Florence Wein did on Sunday, tbc 23rd day of September, .illempl to murder the said John Frank Wein. And for that tboy, the said J, W. Workman and Florence We in, dfd con- spire, combine, confederate and tnaolher t.o cnmmll Indictable bio offonce, lo wll: the crime o( robbery from the "person of1 Mm, the said John Kmnlc Wein, by then and (here combining and con- federating together- lo rnb the sahl Prank W-ln of all the mnney he Ihen had In his possession, power and con Ucl, and Tor the pur pew, of such im lawful conspiracy and object, did at sanU ind bent the aald John Krank We En for Ibc purpose of robbing him of tho said Berlin, Sept, 25, via ches over a front of 400 metres near Beaumont, north ot Verdun, .wore from the French ycsterda> intl maintained ngalnsl counter at- lacks, Ihe war office annuuncea. French Official. Paris, Sept. bombardmcnl thai has been In progress en Ibe cast of Iho Mcusc, in the'neighbor liuod ot Chaumc Wood, was kepi up by Ihe Herman Rims during the night Tlio statement follower; '_ k "There was .active artillery right Ing on the Aisnc front, In the sectors of Ilurtcbfec and to Ihe eoiiIJi of .luvlneourt. We checked surprise at- tacks on our small ndraccd poslscaal of Telon and north of Hill.304. On the right bank of the Mouse (Verdun Iront) ilie enemy continued the bom- bardment in the region north of Chaumc Wood, ajjd renewed, his lacks, on our trenches near -Kuan- moni. Notwithstanding the Intensive employment of name throwers he was repulsed with heavy tosses with- out obtaining any advantage. "In Ibe Vosgcs there was Brecon- noHerlng palrols, "Three German Hlrmcn were brouRiiL clown yesterday by our pilots." British :Officlal. London, Scpl. carried iul a successful raid last nlglit east if Epeliy and captured a few pri SOR- says today's war office state- ment on the Franco-Bcls'in opera Ions. "A hostile attempt to rush one our new posts norlhcasL of Lens RS repulsed after ji bombing UghL "The enemy's artillery was acllvc luring tlie night cast snrt north of fprcs." Using Liquid Firt. Paris, Sepl. Tire was ised by the Germans In an attack on ,he Trench lines in the ileainuotiL north of Verdun, Inst night. The French, however, reputed Uic Libernls Oppose Reichstag's Peace ResoJulion People Lash Oul at Crown Prince London. Sept. Kxrhango Telegraph dlspalch from Copenhagen says the main committee of the Nat lonal Liberal party of Germany has adopted, a resolution opposing Hie C. A. Magrath; Lethbridge pioneer, reichstag's peace resolution, disarm and now in charge of the proper dis-J2innnl, establlshinenl ol a parliamcn trlbutlon'and control of prices of fuel I larr Kovcrnmcnl in Germany and the in Canada, Is'in the city today, arriv-1 restoration of Belgium and adyocat ing this morning" from the north, (fir.Jing annexation oE conquered terri Magpath'is viiltjng old friends in the; Lory. The SociaUst newspaper Yor city today acqulrlnfl j waerla of. Dcrltn characterizes first hand" 'Information en the resolution as a challenge fuel situation sland-j relchslag majority. Pfltrograd. Sept, tr of Foreign Affaira Tcrcal- clieuJco lodaj1 issued tho follow- ing statement: puhllshed recently by the newspaper In various countries regarding- peace nego- (unions salil io have been init- ialed by certain rowers arc en- tirely raise. Etnjally devoid of fomidatioii arc reports allrib- uting any particular linporlancc to the confcrtoce Jn Uerne has. been convoked by ilie so-called 'alliance of tbc re- cf durable with neither Ilie Ilusslan g-ov- rrnuient, nor her allies hail any- ILilnff lo Thai Seems to be General View In Fix Date Next Week Ottawa, Sept. prevails in government circles lo una- Ma-1 Won't Talk About Coal But Has Great. Praise for Gait Park "ConaltlcrloE thai opcrnlors and arc ncgollallng at presenl flmc, I Hi Ink It woiilil no out oiilil no out of place nything for publlca- lor mo to say Thfs waa Iho way G, A. Ma- pnnada'3 fuel controller, si-eel- Iho Horald's question regard (ng Ihe fuel outlook when seen Tuesday Afternoon, Mr. i is In the clly more lo hieet Ills old frlemla ,inil look after j.iroperty Intircets hero ihan on 'fuel control mntlern, allhocfgh (he 'Utter nro engaging closest altentlon. He efatcs (hflt It h fi large problem, bul he believes the people of Can- Ida now appreciate IL Lo the full. Will he careful. There are "round to bo peculiar situations and romiMloos In the coal mining Industry an long (bo lAitf, Uut Mr. Mtgrafh hurl aomothfmi Ii would talk a tout, and Ihat was (In! Gardens. He described them Ihe finest thing of their kind Jn Norll America. It Is and one- years since Mr. Mrtgrtth fifa old home heie In nni this la the first lime he. hag ever necn the park given to Ihe citizens of bridle by a great friend at Mr. MR Kralh, Hlr Alexander Oalf, at nnd ho was greatly flighted. apcaVfnK of the coiolnf election, Mr. Mngralh aafd Interest ed. Mr Magralh motored this after noon lo Hiymond afid other polotc In tbo south where bo baa many point. It is understood that Mr. grath is aiktng Premier Sifton to name an Alberta member to the advis- ory fuel control committte. heavy losses to Die Ger- mans, v YOUR GUESS NEXTI Attend Fair Board Meeting Tonight Every citizen who is Inter- estcd In keeping Lethbridge lo Die front as the centre or v llic best agricullural district in Canada should at- v lend the public meeting ot the Fair Board in the Doanl o[ Trade hnlldioR lonlght lo dls- cuss plans Tor a big fair here licit year. Steps ivlll lie lak- xcn al the iiicelins which will v open Ilie way Tor a (urlhor meeting to bo held at a lalor v dale when represent alivcs Irom Magrath and flay moral v will be present lo discuss the amalgamated [air. It Is understood that some delegates will be present from the Auto Clul> tonight, ready to pledge the support ot the Club and the niUomouIlo deal- ers ot tbe city In case it is decided (u hold a lire stock show hfro next spring, that they nil! put on an automo- bile week lo help Attract peo- ple to 'he shoiv. Various other matters arc to be dis- cussed no local busi- ness man can afford to miss. Sore ori Crown Prince, London, Sept. Soc- ialist newspapers am quoted by the ExchanEc Telegraph Amsterdam cor- respondent as prolesllntj against the action of the German crown pn'ncc in number of singers froai llic Munich opera to proceed to his heariquarters by a special train. The newspaper chnicictcrizcs this proceed- ing as scandalous at a lime when the railway congc-cllon is so- great thnl even Foodstuffs eannbt be transport- ed. Tn'ti of' (he iieivspapcrji have been suppressed tor publishing the attacks upon the prince, TANKER BLOWS UP San FranclEco, Sept. Stan- dard Oil lank Fteamcr MofRll, was blown up early toil ay by was said lo have been an accidental explo- sion of a boiler ori Ran Francisco Bay Tvro men were reported missing. When Ihe Post OITirn rlorfc strikes 12 and tlie Iiands point lo u minutes to 0 the right'time lIALF-PAST-FOim. the genpral election will'not be dc layctl longer than the-month of cemlier. definite decision he reached in regard to the dlssolu ion o[ parliament or the fixing he dale ol tbe election until aftc Sir Ilobert Bordftn returns- to Ib apilal early next but otficla opinion still inclines to the hat an eiforl will be made' to hay he vote taken before the .Chrlalma loliday season. Owing' io the' counl of the vole in Englani and France the month -will elapse he Tore final resullb are known In constituenclrs. Tbls Is believed her o be what Sir George Foster mean vhcn, speaking in Toronto last nlgl: said ft would take four and per hnps five months, Lo prepare for an decide the nlectfon. The work of preparing for the vision of tlic election Ilels as provide or by Hie War-Time Klcclions Ac lie commenced as soon as Hon Arthur Meighcn, secretary ol slal returns to .Ihe capital. 9 O O DISCOVER A OOLD MINE Ilpglnn, Sept. Slovens, of Balcarrcs, rccpJrod n check for. as' the proceeds from the crop of wheat raised this year on 120 acres ol land. SIX THOUSAND AUSTRALIANS HAVE TAKEN BRITISH BRIDES London, Sept. 24. (via Renter's Otta- a mectinE for the purpose of forming Ihe Discharged Australian Soldiers' AiBocialion, Col SDringforlh of the Medicals, said sU thousand Australians had married In Great Britain, the majority of whom intended-to settle hi Australia. v v -s o SIAM VOLUNTEERS TO WESTERN FRONT. London, Sepl. Siamese accord- ing lo a dispatch from Hang- X-ok to Houler's, lias called for-volunteers ivho may bo sent to IIic woslcrn front. The> volunteers; the dispatch says, will-fee comnianderl hy olflccrs (rained in Belgium. iniulluneous By Both branches of German Fly- ing Wing EPPS DIDN'T GET Wages Will Now Average About Men Affected Farmers Leaving Grain in Bins and Turn San Francisco, Sept.- San Francisco iron trades council voted lale last night lo recommend to affilt- unions, u-hicli met today, Ihe ac- ceptance of the temporary wage sche- dule agreed upon yesterday, hy repre- sentatives of Ihe men, Ihe employers and federal n.cdlnlprs. The.schedule provides a twenty per cenl. increase (or nil men earning fV2n a day and less, a twelve anil ono- inlf per cent. Increase In more llian a dny and less than J5; a ten per cent, increase In those earning ?5 R day; a J6 maxlnium dally wage and double, for all ovcrlimc, after eleven p.m. Their Forces io Plowing for Next Year ncnorlfi from al] parls of the i received by Ihc Herald during past couple of ilays indicate" thnl threshing (3 more than li.ilf orer and with nnothcr week of cood .reathcr thcro will bo but a small .percentigfl lo bo none. Fly ScplfemliDr 30 trircablng will ho ovor SO iwr cent, completed. Some dlalrlcls "-west and north of the will not finish for two, or even three but mo'at districts will he all clone by 'the and of September. p This wHI create Iho carMosl Ihrcsh- Inpf record In Iho his lory of Son (hern Alberla to" a year In which un aycr- MC crop baa been rMr.ctl. Itepbris ilso IncJicalc thnt tbe far- arc more anxious .Ihfa yenr to tnrn orer the slubble thflfi they aro lo cet their grain to miTket, This Judlculca two Ihlngs; lhat the CTB not hard put lo U Cor money to settle up their current bllli, md lhat next year's acreage Is golnc to ke tbe greatest la Ihe hi a lory of Southern Alberta. Had tlicrc been a good season Jasl 9prlng, vSoiilhcrn Alherla would havo had acres In crop In this railway district this year, Uul crcry Indication now points' ID an ncre.igo oven larger limn thai figure for 'next year. t Farmers arc holding Ihclr grain fn bins (o n grc.il extent, And using tho time that viould olherwlso go to luiullng to ploughing (he stubble. This me fin 9 thnl tlio grain movement will not bo .so heavy to l but he spread over tho winter, Tnc C. FAMOUS AVIATOR DEAD -'Scpl. George Guy' Neniorc, Ihe famous French nvln- lor. IcKercd to be rteafl. WEATHER HIsh Low and Tt. la In excellent conilltlon to Jnovc Iho crop, aod there Is absolute- ly no Indication of anj car conges- tion.' Grain Is moving out of (lie division now al Iho ralo of bushels a day, ft appears that in average wheat yield of 22 bushels will ho mado throughout (he south. AT NEW DAYTON New Dayton, Sepl. four good days threshing this week sev- enty per cent ol the grain In Ihla district Is cllbcr In. Ibc granary or en Tputo to Furl William. Aflcr minute calculation and enquiry by your .correspondent from nearly nil Ihreshem, it In figured out thai Ihe average for whenl nil over will be nround 22 bushetai Very Illllc ahlp- jjfnn will he dono until freeze op as the farmers Lo a man are going to plow every furrow possible this Tali and the pfospccia fur a big acreage 02? FAQI IX 'nly Two Planes Penetrated the London .Very Slight London, Sepl. E5. Fifteen persons were killed and seventy injured in last night's air raid over London. The which crossed the Yorkshire and Lincolnshire coasts did not pene- trate Inland, being d'ivtn off by gunfire. Three women were jured. Only two air planes at tho most penetrated the limits of London last night, it Is reported officially. Official Report. ___ London, 'Sopl. following fffclal report was given out by Lord commander ol tba ho-ne de- encea: "Airplane raid: The lateit reports oncernfng )est night's airplane raid, how that the group of raiders which pproached London ivas driven oft iy the lire of anil-aircraft guns. Onl? ine, or nt the most two .machines iciielraled tlic defences. The cas- ualties In 'nil these raided distrlcls eporled by the police up to the pres- nt arc: Killed 15; injured TO. Tho naterlal damage not. greaL "Alrship raid: Enemy airships crossed Ihe Yorkshire and Lincoln-.1 lrc coasts between midnight and a.m. There is no evidence of their having penetrated lo any distance nland. They were driven off by gun- 'ire from various defended locallllea which they attempted lo approach. Bombs ivere dropped at one coast town, three women heing Ellghlly In-; lured. Little material damage caused." t j Planes and Zepps. German airplanes nnd airships carried out simultaneous, raids on England. -The alrplnnes Invaded the southeastern', coast district of Knelaho' and reached London, while (he air ships struck north of. London, on the coast of Lincolnshire and Yorfcalnrc. UrlllsU air craft engaged "the GerriiaD es in a battle of more thftn an; hour over the southeastern dsitrlcl of London, fn addition to bombs the German used a number of aerial torpedoes. 'The airplanes also crossed the counties of Kent and Es- sex. The casuallles by the airplanes. far reported are six dead and. about 20 injured. The. German airships mane Ihelt foray Jnto England early Tuesday morning, but with what result Is not known-1 They Were Zeppellnr, London, Sept. Yorkshire indicate that the ZcppeHna which appeared early this morning off Iho Lincolnshire and coasls, dropped aerial Lorpedoes. The amount of damage has not boon ascertained. The Gig-. nal that all was clear wai given1 it aboiit L> o'clock Ihls morning, Came First at 7.30. v London. Sept. from a Kentish town say that aboul eight bombs were dropped in last night's air raid. According to a telegram from 'an Essex coast town Iho Intimation of Ibc raid came aboul 7.30 o'clock when aiitl-alrcraU pins opened lire and tne droning fol the airplanes' motors could be hoard, The bombing over Ihl3 town contin- ued for about two hours at Intervals bul BO Tar as could be learned only, llircc bombs were dropped ami ap- paronlly there was no great property damage. Call Tor Tho Dally Mall In an editorial com-. meriting on last night's air raid calls; lor reprisals, saying: "The Brltlsh- pqgplc would view these, attacks with cnllrc Indifference if they knew that- everyone ol them was followed by an: attack In which twice Iho weight at bombs dropped here was showered on German towns. Let's hit the mana, hll'lhem hard." Teddy Roosevelt Would Use Hook on Senator Lafollette; Kansas Clly, Mo.. Sepl I ivcrc Mils'mlnnlc n member ot HID llnltcd Slates Senate r would to la sll In thai body imdl 1 [oimd out some muthoil ot deprivlns Senator Lalollelle ot his scat In that ciiambcr, which ho now alscracea by his Colonol Theo- dore ItooaCTsIt declared In 'a. lalh ytalerdny al a luncheon given lor Major Genprsl -Leonard Wood anil hlniaelt a jni-t 0[ (liu WWdIa Western patriotic celcnrilKon In this cllr. Col. HoosevelL asserted that 1C congreaa -had taken tho .action llircc years ago that U has >lnee tha declaration ol war, the war would have been over. "America raifal mahe ion) Ihe words of President tho world safe Cor democracy'.- For this reason should war against Austria and Tarter." At the conclusion o( hit Ultt, Col. Roosevelt was predated1 with a gold with the remin- der that the pen is mlghUer Ittmn' the SH'ord. "Hut 1 would rather bare" a the colonol Bald.- Is very exclusive war fur. as I am concerned, I WAS blaeXblll' ed by Ihe canimltico on adnlv slon." Major General Leonard Wood, In a speech following the Conner president said: "It Is utter Coollshnmt to I bill America can win Ihe war In the irr or wllh chcmkcl At-. vken; It can only willl DKI anil br ;