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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 29, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta July oats Low w Fair and warm VOLUME VIII LETHBRIDGE ALBERTA SATURDAY MAY 29 1913 NUMBER M2 London May Prime ter has sent the following letter to 1 iW tbe chief Liberal whip under tbe recent Liberal My dear government ot which I have been head for more than seven vears has reconstruct ed on a new basis It has hitherto been recruited entirely from among members ot our own parly In its tered tonn it contains representatives of the regular Opposition and of the Labor party It was the wish which for reasons 1 fully understand have not been that our Irish friends also should have In It The transformation implies the temporary abandonment of the system of party government has ever since dominated our political ar- rangements and which f hold to be under normal conditions best adapted to our national requirements It is natural that such a sudden slid mental upheaval of oar traditional practice should create astonishment and even among a number of those upon whoso ill devotion ami strenuous efforts I like my predecessors in the leadership of the Liberal party for generations past have always There is one reason and one only which justify or explain such a new a clear anil urgent case of national necessity It is only because the conviction WHS forced on me that a government would prove ibe most efficient ment for tile successful prosecution of the var that I have taken a step which lias caused me infinite pain 1 cannot in the public Interest enter at present into any details and 1 must ash my friends to rely for tbe moment on my judgment Meanwhile the pursuit of our cial aims in the sphere ot domestic THE INVASION politics is not abandoned hut pended and when tbe national cause has been vindicated against the enemy we shall take up again the unfinished tasks to which tbe Liberal party has set its hand Italian cavalry has crossed the Isonzo river and seized high hills on tho east thirty miles north of Trieste The Italians have advanced along a mile front to on their extreme left a five mile advance and 12 miles advance toward Gorz Former Lethbridge Man Is Reported Killed In Action Oo W Allen who was an em- ployee with W L McKenzie Co three years ago has been killed in action it France He enlisted at Hamilton being with the 10th talion He was well known in bridge Me was 30 years old and unmarried Mr Allen was one oi the U the Board of Trado meeting last I four former employees of the Dunham sounded the note company enlist with the first of co-operation and feeling tween the different sections 01 the city Mr Dunham said that and enthusiastic We came nero and or staid conservative neighbors back home if we had had a few of them to temper our enthusiastic ideas we should he better now The prevailing spirit of a few years was optimism and speculation I he ambition of most ol us was to make a big speculation and then retire to the coast to live in leisure and aa we imagined happiness But thank goodness the Power that con- our destinies has called us to a ros better If a harder path We are hero men to build up this fair city last running is no test for a team Get them down with the wheels in the mud aud make them put their weight a the collar and what that's what we must what Pull Together Now realize are here to this its a good contingent New Elevator at Macleod Macleod May building ot new elevator will shortly be com- on the site where the was destroyed by fire last winter The lumber is already on the ground and Mr states that the ing will be commenced some time next week The new elevator will have a capacity of bushels and will be year's crop Change System of H Fleetwood secretary of the must get down this public school hoard in Edmonton week attending a conference oi we must get i school hoard secretaries with the Thai what I want to see Officials of the department of There is no tion to discuss proposed changes in the method oi in vogue in offices of school boards Holland's Patience Exhausted The Hague May patience with the German policy of sinking neutral merchant ships and fishing Is nearly exhausted This it is learned is the general purport of a note addressed to many this week by the Netherlands government protesting against the action of a German aeroplane in trying to drop on a Dutch er on May 12 which narrowly escaped destruction off Ameland GERMANY REPLIES TOILS Berlin May 29 via London 6.25 answer to the American note was delivered to Ambassador Gerard this morning The German reply avoids decisive statements in regard to the tions by the United States pending a further exchange of views Must Suspend Warfare All Along the Frontier Italians Are Austrian Submarine is May Invade Turkey Home May 28 via London May Trentino and Friuli ces oi Austria Italians are ing forward and maintaining their vigorous offensive action ing the enemy on all sides In the latter phases oi the action on these two fronts the Austrians paralyzed hy tlie rapidity of the Italian ad- vance fled abandoning unbelievably strong positions Anti-Italian Riots Udine May from Cor- moms say advices received there from Trieste say that serious anti-Italian to have Mcd leaving Washington May tbe eve government in the hands of a com- oi Germany's reply to the American which has been unable to pre- note on the sinking of the Lusitania vent vandalism The building there are indications that hy the Italian newspaper Wilson will take the position that ii colo 18 reported to have been set on Germany wishes to conduct a long fire and several other buildings diplomatic discussion she first shall pied by Italians have been sacked It suspend submarine warfare on ships js reported that Austrian gendarmes carrying American passengers It was expected that the German note might he delivered here any hour today to Ambassador Gerard The despatch from gave no intimation of the situation and officials were of the opinion that should the document be delivered to I the American embassy today it might not reach Washington until Monday They had no official intimation of its contents have made little to quell the disorders Italians Bombard Riva Geneva May 39 via Paris May after u severe fight along the frontier north of have captured the town qi ro and tire now bombarding Riva Success of Italian Navy Home May is officially an- that an Austrian submarine boat was sunk by Italian torpedo boats in an engagement yesterday May Invade Turkey Constantinople May Turks and their German officers probably will have another invasion to meet De- fore long Unofficial reports reaching hern today are to the effect that the Italians have landed on the Island oC Rhodes off the coast of Asia Minor while a cruiser lias been bombarding which is on the Gulf of Kos on tlie mainland of Asiatic Turkey not far from Rhodes This is believed to be the first step in an attempt to land on tlie Asia Minor coast 10 IN BATTLEFIELD Flags of the Allies Drape Council Room Montreal Que May London correspondent last night that the an- that conscription will be introduced next month is made by the weekly paper Town Topics which aays the government will legislation empowering the military authorities to call up men in four classes first class unmarried men 18 to 35 years second class married men 18 to 25 years third class married men 25 to 35 years fourth class unmarried men 35 to 45 years Town Topics states the pondent adds that the pay and separation allowance will be er than that given to voluntary 1 recruits North Lethbridge no South is all What is to the interest of one side is to the interest of the other I ve been the farmers this and 111 tell it to you We've to take an tory of what got and then pu and in a few years not have tho wheels out 01 the mud but we'll be on the firm highway to prosperity PAPINEAU DIES Que May ustin Papineau of the Supreme Court of Quebec this morning He was born at La Petite Nation now in 1828 and retired from the bench in Irrigation Should Be a Success In This District Claim Members of Board Ottawa May Adam chief remount commissioner for the militia department arrived in wa today from a visit to England France and Belgium primarily for the purpose of submitting the report of his investigations and experiences in connection with the remount work of General Hughes minister of tia T cannot tell you how long the war will he said in an inter- view Some say a year I do not know Germany is united and the Germans have men munitions and food supplies Disorganization of a solidified Germany will shorten the war Sir Adam saw General Alderson General Seeley and many others He was in the trenches in Belgium and in the hospitals I saw our gallant fellows disabled and Never did I hear a whine a whimper or a murmur I wish to say this Canada's soldiers are second to none They do what they are told they are resourceful cheerful and efficient and in short whether in Britain France or they are praised They deserve all that is said ot them I would rather be with them than here I saw one of the Princess Pats iut tuc Do you know what they have done sion to help solve tlm unemployment they problem was considered by the inet council today but that no nite action was taken It is realized that in view of existing economic con- j 3 throughout the Dominion it In the wish ot the Union of Canadian Municipalities Hags of the various allied nations have been procured hy the city com- missioners and will be hung in the council chamber Similar action is being taken in all cities in Canada The members of the Alexander Gait chapter of the Daughters of the Em- pire it is understood are taking charge of the draping of the council chamber here never lost said I believe it vears Hie Lethbridge district should at the Board of do likewise being as they were under Trade mSg last night I the same condition Mr Nimmons a meeting in Lethbridge to dis- cuss irrigation in tbe south It was then supposed to be the solution of the country's difficulties Ten years afterwards in 1001 the water was question was very pertinent and it a definite and satisfactory answer Reasons for Failure Tlie reasons C P R irrigation system had not resulted in mm Kta development of the land were First following the ment of the system the country had vears we have had irrigation in the districts to the east and south of the and it has not been a success I want to know why The people in the Raymond district where the hulk tlie irrigated land came from a series of wet years In 1902 over 28 inches fell accordingly yields on dry land were almost as good as on irrigated lands and people did not ee the use or necessity of irrigating Government Has No Policy For Dealing with Unemployment Ottawa May is understood that the request of the western ors for the appointment of a IN VATICAN Rome May the Austrian private chamberlain to the has been interned in the where liu must remain until the end of the war TURKISH SUPPLY OF AMMUNITION SHORT iy I tensive in the Caucasus and are s defending the terms all their m e at an- London May troops defending poli peninsula against the landing jng brought from Syria The forces of the Allies number of ammunition both for the in- men according to the correspondent fantry and the artillery are reported at Athens of the Renter company to Uo decreasing rapidly with The Turks are remaining on the prospect ot being replenished Fight Canadians On Division of Milk River Waters May 29 via London 3.05 army officers assert that the victory of Emperor Nicholas troops at on the San in central Galicia has offset the es of the forces at and Minneapolis Minn May in- joint commission having under discussion the distribution of the waters of tbe St Mary and Milk rivers in Montana closed its sessions in St Paul last night W B Sands of Chinook Mont an attorney interested in the various works for irrigation of the Milk River valley in Montana raised the question the constitutionality of the treaty of 1909 and the power of the sion to interpret article six of the treaty We Ask Too Much About 80 per cent of the waters of the Milk River have their rise in said Mr Sands We are giving the Canadians half of these wa- ters now and not content with that they are trying to include tributaries of the Milk river which do not flow into Canada at all Mr Sands doubted whether the President G PL Marnoch of the Board of Trade is convinced that Lethbridge is the only logical place for the establishment of a proposed agricultural school in the irrigated district He so expressed himself at a meeting oi the board last evening I had hoped to keep a perfectly open mind on this said Mr Marnoch but when I look at the map of the irrigation system installed and proposed I am London Mav 29 reaching convinced that Lethbridge would be Athens from Solia set forth that the most logical location for the garia is holding to neutrality hut college The Board of Trade is the leaders oi the opposition party ively urging the establishment of this believe that if Roumania intervenes I college in the south as soon as in tbe war Bulgaria will follow suit i sible take some ls of Ottawa May last tle in which the Canadians have and is still apparently in progress with no sign of a has evidently been on a larger than was at first anticipated It has been a repetition of the battle of except ill this case the for the Canadians are the assessors rather dit ons throughout me iu t T will be no calv task to adopt a plan treaty jn this regard would be found which will effective to be constitutional and said that the It is possible that if a commission inhabitants of the Milk River valley should not be named the government would try to have it abrogated it tho action through the commission with the Canadian may ment most immediately the matter oi unemployment I United States made an argument looking to effective co-operation the view ot Mr Sands the Dominion Provincial and I authorities Macleod Man Carries Wounded Chum from Battlefield in France hy Dunham Col and The sneakers lown how the Fort Macleod May George G the well known Macleod -1 rancher and football player has il I formed an exceptional deed of 5 j try for when badly himself he carried a helpless comrade from j the trenches to the hospital his efforts were fruitless as his comrade died as they i reached the temporary hospital Sergeant who was offered but a commission in the Old Collins irrigation Fourth it took somo f Country was in the 10th Battalion years for the farmers to learn how and went through the famous hail sin rid had developed why and to irrigate on page marcq course which lie was wounded in the clrs of the right leg just below the knee but continued to take part in the fight He was later wounded in the right arm above the elbow and refuge in a hole made by Jack Johnson and waited for chance to get back to the lines When the chance came however he refused to leave his wounded com- rade whom he gallantly carried on his back on his left shoulder i Sergeant is an Irishman but has resided in Macleod for several i enlisted in this town the first volunteers Canadians at Front Now Total Ottawa May to the ent time nearly officers and been despatched overseas by the Canadian government It is anticipated by the first of July the reach approximately More than 500 nurses have also gone forward Bulgaria Holds To Neutrality Canadians Aggressors Now In France Losses Are Again Very Heavy BRITISH SHIP SUNK a a A German submarine has sunk another British man the Ethiope of 2750 tons net torpedoed last night in the English Channel after her crew had been permitted to embark In small boats the defensive According to all reports received at the capital they have made charge after charge upon the German lines have captured a large amount of im- portant territory and have fully repulsed most violent counter at- tacks of the Germans in which the latter turned loose on the Canadians all their terrific heavy artillery barded them with poisonous gases and attacked with the bayonet Casualty lists now reaching the department indicate that since fighting began last Thursday night with the Canadian charge in the chard at the honor list in the battle will total fully 1000 eight officers have already appeared in the casualty lists since the fight be- gan Overnight lists contained names of six more officers and twelve wounded seventeen officers so far are reported killed and 52 wounded Total Canadian casualties since the battle of are now 6049 the killed total 964 missing 1275 and wounded 3810 Every Canadian battalion and unit again figures in the last casualties has lost The only unit from which no ties have been is Royal Canadian As they are the Strathcona Horse they have undoubtedly been in action The Tenth Battalion has been un- fortunate as their second commander is now hors de combat Col Boyle of Calgary was killed a He was succeeded by Major SI of Fredericton who has been frequently mentioned in dispatches His wounding is officially announced today A cable has lieen France to find out how seriously lie has been wounded but it is believed he is not in a dangerous condition The Fifth Battalion has lost no less than four officers killed in Cap- tain Randolph Innes Hopkins Lieut D Meikis Ayr Scotland Lieut J M Currie Sask and Lieut David Mundell and its two major Edgar and Thornton wounded The Seventh Battalion has lost ed in action Lieut G Hornby couver and Lieut Tennant of the Strathcona Horse is also reported SERBIAN TRAMPS 100 TO JOIN COLONS Vancouver B C May that he had walked 106 miles from the interior of the a Serbian of exceptionally fine walked into the brigade office morning and pleaded earnestly to either taken ou the ot of the Canadian ed with
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