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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 1, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBIllDGE, ALBERTA. SATURDAY, Al'RIL ^ NUMBER 95 VILLA'S FORCES RUN TO EARTH-ZEPlkUNS RAID ENGLAND Cet Foothold at Vaux- Gallant Fighting of the . F�"enchatMalincourt r;iri> April 1.-(Jeniiuii forcHs ilo-Ji\.'r(Ml iwo lionvy altiickH liiHl iiIkUI. in I 111' VoiiiiMi rcKlou eusl ot tliu Meusu. Till' w.u ollU'o aiinouncotl loihiy tluil, ("111' att; ' k giiinetl tli(! Oerniiuis ii fool-In!; in liii". villas'^ "f Viiiix. Tlic otlii'i' A;is repulaeil. Retired to Avoid Capture ! I'liria. April 1.-A single battalion 01 Freiirh infantry lield the Hullnnt lomprlsiiig the villngo of Malunoonrt ill tlm \'onlun regiou west ot the -Meuse H;4iiinst German forces; 20 limes their nniiiher in the attuek Thursdny Jiiglit uniil. .sui'roiiiided on three KidcH, I hey woic compelled to elioose be-tWoeii rciireinent and capture. They votircd. MURDER AND SUICIDE Toronto. March IIO.-A story of murder and suicide in a trapper's hut HTi utiles from llTind lliver. Onl., was told in a constable's report to the chief of the provincial police, received today. (Jonstable vi D. Jordan reported to tUiief Kosers that on March i;;:, Kph-Tiam (Indfrey, a trapper, living STi miles from Mlind Itiver, shot down in Ills shuck an unidentillod man, and ilii'u turned the rifle on himself. The two liodies were discovered by men '.vlio called at the shack the followin.n niornint;. Americans Disperse Bandit Force's in Sharp Fight -Villa, Badly Wounded, Escap^ to Mountains El Paso.,March 31.-Four hundred one hip shattered, was hurried fri cavalryinen, under the command of I the scene, barely In time to escape CAPT. MAGUIRE Of the Lethbridgo Highlanders. Col. George A. Dodd, galloping down from the granite slopes of the great continental diviae, have fallen on the main body of Francisco Villa's bandits at the San Geronlmo ranch, scattering them in many directions and driving the bandit chief wounded and 1 crippled to seek a hiding place In the i mountains. Villa was hurried from (danger In a carriage. The fight opened at 6 oclock in tl'.e evening of IVIar. 29th and continued for several hours. Col. Dodd, with picked troopers of the Seventh and Tenth cavalry, fell upon the unsuspecting Villa camp | i where HCO bandits effected the mas- I sacre of 172 Carranza soldiers two ! days previously at Guerreror. Villa, shot through the leg and with 'om the 'oan-'tnnd [pera. ig 31 onslaught of the Americans, The dits mnclr a bri^f but fruitless before Col. Dodd and his tro-Then they broke and fled, leavij dead on tl.,; field including thw mander. Gen. Ellzicr Hernaner ;of mountain peak, desei-t, and machine guns, and Among the known wounded is Pab. j lo Lopez, Villa's lieutenant in the | Columbus raid. The American cas- \ ualties were four privates wounded. ; The United States soldiers drove j the enemy before tiiem Into the wil- 1 Two machine guns, and a/1 of,horses, nfles, ammunl^""""'"' equipment fell into t!:e. har Americans. and s of the STREET RY. MAY BE_ El Paso. Te./^^^^""^ huahua dispa#'^' '^P'"" ^--^ Chi-Mexlcan ot(ici/=^i' received by'a states that i" Juarez today. Chihuahua t/hce is a report in tured in {Af''^^ Villa has been cap-firm the rJ""a did not. It seamed that this nieas-tire was lo compel them to Invest. Sir Wilfrid wanted to know If tlie iln-|aiice minister was forced to take such ncllon. Sir Thomas White said that it' was war measure, but a good deal could be said for it in times of peace. 11 !is not a hardship to a lite lusur-bce company to liavo to invest a cer-yi amount of Its funds in govern-llit securities, and It was not iii-Vod that this measure should he itianent. Tho ob.|ect was to provide park^ for domestic war loan Is- MISSION W IITFORSIRSAI ijttawa, April 1.-At a meotlini of i C^ubinet council hold this morning Ibnnal order-ln-couiicll was passed oluting Sir Wm. IMeredlth, Chief 3be of Ontario, and IIou. J. P. of tliB suprame court, a com-to inquire Into the Kyle In regard to contracts for The commlaslou is given the powerfe to aumuion and examine BBS. Wltlle tliB commission will prganUo next woek it Is not that It will commenco to jj:itlenoo Uintll after Sir Sum tliuB refirned lo Ollawu. Nearly one thousand dollars hotter tlian I'or tlie same niontli last year, the street car system set a ^rarcll record this year by rolling up total earnings of .$4,4i;!).0,t, as compared with $;i,-l!)t,:'.T in .March 1913. This is an increase of $9,14,08, despite the fact that tlie schedule was disrupted for part of I he month by changes in an effort lo find a better routing, Oustoms ligiires for the month took an enormous Jump over tho.'ie ot last .March. Tlie Hgures for the montli just closed are ,'?21,2;U1.;!1 as against $,S,;i;i4.S0, an increase of 154 per cent. Bank clearings are also up about ?t)til).000, being $l,90H,81!i.r,l as compared with , $1,282,14;!.4; ��'ombs Dropped Zeppelin air-counties of ording to an oincial /iniinuiH c;nu;nt. Thus far il has been asiertaiiieil that about Ut' lomlis were dropiiod by the invaders. All ollicial statement regarding tin raid say.-t: ".Vn air raid took place, lover the eastern ioui\ties In wUicl. Ilvi' Zeijipeliiis are believed to. have taken part. .Ail the raiders crossed the coast at dlffererit places and times,' 'iiiid steered different courses. : "At present about !)0 bombs are rr-j liorted to have been dropped In varl-'iiiuH localities in the eastern counties, ' but the results' are not known I "It is furilicr reported that a ho8tilQ_ ship visilcil I no details liii j One Zepp Captured I 1/ondon. .\prll 1,-It is olHciallv an-� iiou!ic(m1 (hat one of the Zeppelins that ' �raided the eastern counties last nigh'i; Uami' down off the nu>ulh of tlv') 'riuiiues. iiiul was captured by a Uvi' liisli patrol boat. The olUdal state-'lucnl says; "During the night a dajuaged Zoppe-I 111! was observed to come down oft tho jTliiinif.; estuary. On being approach/ I 0(1 liy one of our patrols she surrcind-; ; creil. The crew was taken otf her mill she was taken In tow, but she BUb-1 .-.p.qiioiitly l.'rokc! up a'AO 'K'U'.iJ^,-***T No Official Warning.-i ,. London, April 1.-Although 'Up formal warning was issued to the/popu- tlicr reported that a IrostilfL,,,/" I the northeast coaat. yfUt liavc yet been recclvtMl" ' i With lifty recruits for the new Jiat-tery uii ilie v�altlng- list, thi:' (ilst hatterv coiiimonccs recruit inu on, ., - Mondav morning bright and early at 11'"'0". "�"'''-=*iciis of the approach the recruiting olTice in the Hull block, i".? wBro manife.sted In Lon- lo Germany .�\iii,st,erdam, .Mar. ;iO, (via London, .\pril \.) - .-N dispiUiMi received here from Herlin says tliut the resolution regarding sulimRrlnc warfare which was adopted by all parties in the . , Rcicli.':,tag excejit tlm recently created bank accounts opened in the names Sotialist minority group. Is lo be pre-ot men who did not exist they con- sentod to Chanceiiur Von Bethmann-trlved to Place an appearance. of re-Hollwog. The rcsidntion stands in spectabillty and legalit/ on all thoir:the name of .Major l^rnest Ilasser-transactlons. man, leader of tlie National Liiierals, William White, convicted of forcible ' and 1- other mcmliers of the Helch- ontry Into a store, was sentenced to three years in the iienilentlnry, whllo Wm, Cook, found guilty ot petty theft, drew three months In Lethbrldge jail. Lethbridge Jail Farm is Proposition, Admits Pi ICdmonlon, .March 31. - When the legislature rose at 10,30 o'eioclc there was only $72,000 of the 1918 estimates to pass. This amount, however, contained two contentious Items, the i-ion-dou agency and. tUo utllltloa commission, and adjournment waif tnado. Besides this year's e.sllniateR thoro are three months ot lfil7 to provide for and some supplemontarlos. Tho v.ork may be finished on Monday. The Univei'slty The vote of $2,'i9,000 to the University renewed tho demiilid for u report ot the expenditures by the Univmslty authority. Mr. Hoadl^.v, who .fathered the demand, said he would oppose a disousHlon lu the house of university or government policy, hut the money expenditure was a dltl'oreiit matter. TliR legislature voted tho monoy and should know how It la apoiit. The premier agreed that the roeiuest was reasonable and said for this session an estimate ot expenditure for the next fiscal year could bo submitted. Mr. iMlchenor raised objection lo the university soiling its bonds at too low a price, )l. tended (o affoot tho prlco of bonds of the province. He thoiigliL tho government should sell the bonds. .Mr. Montgomery, WetaJiklwln, Alta,, drew an Interesting Btiitemoiit of pol Icy by asking Mr. Boyle wliat hIou would be rnadofor roaohlii Uur.s' ohildreu outHlilcof soli^b irlcts who are Mr. Boyle outlj mer tent sch her, which ci; verslty nn who wish nior, 'I'heie districts hi, iient. whlt'i^ Tin? terijs II not cosfc^ i:io^ lie some Ki-vl given, � A. L!.VilVii\ lucoju-;/or It. Ho M tinl5�' stag. The text oi the resolution as received lure ill in part: "Seeing that tho snlHiiarincs liavc proven to be an eltoctlvi' v.eaiioii against English methods of warfare, based on the starvation of 'liermany, the Ueichsta;; expresses tlic conviction that it is necessary to iiiiike Kiicli use of our sub-luarlnes, as ot all our military moans, as will guarantee iieace and safeguard the fulurc of Germany." Tib St. S. Ijieut. Nfilson. w!io iias char,ye of the recruiting oi:-'anl:"i(ion. said thi.'; morning that, it looked as if tlic unit would fill up in aiiout four days. Jlany apiilicaliniis linve been received from iiicii tiirnu(;lioiit the district asking tliiii a i^lace be held i'or them. So far no annouuct'inciu iius been made as to the ideniitv of ilie oom-mtuiding otllcer, but ii i.-: uiiiierstood Ibis announcem'ent' Mill iie made on .Monday and that tin- recruits will have rea.�on to bo ii!ia;-ed over the choice. 'l"hc recruiting otllcc on Till St. S., is plainly marked, -..'iil recruits will be welcome. Who'U in: the, tlrst'.' THE OLDEST WOMAN Smith's Falls. Onl,. March 31.-Mrs. Jane McI.,eod Chaiimnn. declared to bo tho oldest woniini in Canada, is dead here. She was lie years old. Horn in cpunly ArniaAh, Ireland, Mrs. Chapman, then Mi;-; McLeod, came to Canada in ISIO uik! -otlled near Kingston. Not until, sli'-' roached the age of 71') did the Irisii maid succumb to cupid. Then sh;' married Thomas Chapman, a busin.ss man of Smith's Ifalls, who had seiiglii her hand for years. Her hufiljaml survives. He is ,S5 years old. London, April 1.-i'rivule dispatches received In Copenhagen from Hotter-dam and wireless messages from German Bources say that considerable uneasiness prevails In Holland and that the Dutch military and naval authorities are taking various precautions. All leaves for olllcers have been cancelled. Hallway cars have been requisitioned. One report says both houses of parliament have been summoned. A fooling of liisDcurlty presumably Is caused by the sinking ot Dutch ships Telegraphic communicotlou between England and 1-Iolland Is still Interrupted. ^ ? > > ; : ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ' commissioners, naturally came undur my observation. 1 urn one ot those who believe most Ihoroughly in fair criticism, and In fact 1 regard U as,tlie strongest weapon lu the hniiiis jiif any community to compel the best in any form of city government. Dm i" bo effective to that end It mus'v l)e (air and correct. If unfair and lncoii'cc|lf presented by a person of some wigjght and inr.ii- MAllKETS May Wheat ...:........... July Wheat May Oats . May Fl�x>. Hl0h'A_. �^115% '116% once in the comtntij surlly load to bad the average cltlzej ers us men ot US sure lo receive This iB my complj communication toi about to give. The atni^v.ficl.allii'>' consequently Illogical, Cost of Management As to the iiist of manngoiaent. Ijet us make a little compariscn bptwiien thlB city ami " private co.rporallon not a thousiiiiil miles from LetlibfUlgo. That ccrai'i'iiy is capitalized at .$8,-000,000, ai"i 1 ilo not think there la {i man In tin' > ity, who under any eha-dow of ilMiiii, will pretend that we are not lU very least oaleiilatlou a $10,000,00" ttorporatlou. That .com pany foiiml it good buslneiis to pay u^p" of the surrende'r of (lie Zeii-upwardf ' Loiiilon. Aiiril L-It was announced today that the �dirigible balloon which fell sea was the Ij-Iik steamer which was otnclally Zeppelin Into the The pilot of a passing at the help,' I ployed of ruii the.nf � - An eve-witness of the Zeppelin in iBehargfi^Kho detail fUght and its encounter with ontl-'''I'^Ml^^Bh aircraft guns, descvlhos the scene as ere In I a most thrlUing one. The ZeppoHn. L"va-'which appeared; to be of a lurgbr '.type than that'of previous vlslt'orfl,; ewiafeimBliLerable.height. .The I^IU-^ its surface a^; It pasg.ed.? itrftotftd the attentioi]t^ snei'sona who. tjsjaeJ einftln under eoye^."^ 79 67 ;