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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 5, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOI.liMI'.'X, AI.IWHTA, Al'liU. 08! FRENCH TURN OVER PORT M BASE FOR THE US. NAVf d'crmun Newspapers Assail Wilson'mid Ilic United Stales People ALWAYS KNEW U.S. UK AN .Will Kighf (hi: Americans (o (he All Means in Their Power Am I flam' cijrroeiwildent says I'rcaldcn oa'u address lo congress lias bee answqrad ;Ili.tlio German press by Etorra'ot abuse. llo (juotcs Ilic nhc 1 XolluiiK as saying "Dcyonii sirlvfnK for lohl tho Ame I leans liavoTiblilcal. They llilnk c' I orjlljliii; can ;bo' a'cMovcd by Koli U'lielr riicealrjuanla 'makes' a grolcsQU Impression on'ua Germans." Tho nowapaper" (ikprcascd the belli I (hat 'Uic_ dcccealpn of ilie Unite I Slates'Ib'v'llio. nUtea ivllr mean only lLory? addition lo their fitrongth. IU Qcrmany will lake up llb'o' gioTG'lhuH-Uirowii down anil will I wafio'lbe DfiJil thus jjroclatmeJ against lier that the "gold- sated he stuplCled.'. Tbo I concludes, by glvlns for. the collapEQ of Gcf- England." .U'ls I hesitation, reaolveil oti Ihe unrcstrlci- j rd submarliic v.-arfore. a'ml Ihe Gor- 1 man people will feel relieved that, they can now. treat an e'doiny QH an enemy." I'HOLIJ) (MONAUCil NUAIl IllS'KNl) coaalructton are aEaln'aflQQt. It seems '5 in the U. S. Ujsoiise lo Have 1 troughI (JVHIiclm Within Few iMonlhs nf Grave PEOPLE WOULD NOT ACCEPT CROWN PRINCE Constitutional Monarchy_Would He Established if Open Ue- volt Did Not Occur New Vftrki' Apr. 5, Pa BO; to the New York ,that hun- dred of Germans, over the being sent to In. tern me nt earned are in fJighl to Mexico, to Information Bald ro havu been received by the ijaverrimtr.t anento at the Ameri- can border towns. Government secret agents are Lielrig Increased to watch for Ger- spies arid German secret ag- ents amor-u German refugees from caitem and northern cities, Chicago, Milwaukee and 6t, are menttoned ai tending the greatest number. .Theee Germans It [6 Bald, expected to cross it El Paso, Laredo and Eagle PJGS. Reports of plots to destroy railway commun'itetlon between the border and eastern and north- ern slates to prevent the quick movement of American troops are raid to have been discovered and military guards at railway bridges were Relief Steamer Torpedoed ed: .Thn Cologhe- Gazelle saye: 'Trosl- I dci.l Wilson in his address lo congrea I had audacity, to draw- a dial.oc t iho Gorman government I and tho Geriiian people. -Tho German people hicUgnanLly.reject (his arilficd. unOT1 ofikiaNy-noting clashes of Germans'stand-behind the alter long the Prime I.onflon, Apr Moriiln% I'ost glvc-3 prominence lo Q dispatch from is Washington correspondent, who cables report pKen on Ilic authority of Ocrmtin banters In America, whfi are on the most intimate terras witli (he Gorman government, Ihat ihe German Emperor Is falnlly 111 ol Ilrlght's disease. Dratli Is exacted nexl lew montlis. Tho.Kin- IJeror, according to the correspond cnt'.i Informant, has Tor Bome months past Iweti In (he depths of depression. The efforls o! liis physicians to en- tourage to rally him have lieeri .un- successful, anil iho cllseaso completely fasloTied Itself tliaL" recovery ie impossible. Hoheniolkrns Doomed Tht correspondent adds: his dealh, according to the German bank- ers, ihe house of Holieutollcrn lose Ihe throne of Germany, the. crown prince being' known to be a moral de- generate, and that.ihc-German people cauld not accept him as their sover- >lE.ii> .'-KilTicr will a' 'a 'limited cctnfUullonul real, powcr'heliJK es- crl'ccl by iiarliftment elected frnnclifge. ft. la the opltilpii of ihe the con- ditions'existing'in Germany, and-the temperament of the people, un- less there should be a sudden upris- liig, u-JiicIi (hey do not expect, .1 eou- sUtudonal monarchy rather than A' re- public be.the outcome.'! London, Belgian steamer Trevler, from Ntw York with Belgian relief supplies, was torpedoed without warning en Wednesday, the beats of Ihe Trevjer were being the lUfamarlne fired on them, severely wounding the captain, mate', engineer, the- engine man and Trevier ssilsri frnm ritw Y0rk Roilerdam and reported arriving si Halifax en route on March 8th, SHe was a vessel of tons gross. NO' HERALD TO-MORROW To-morrow, Good Friday, lyeitig a hol'May, The Herald will not be yubllelicd. War news ivitl bn bul- letined. Amendment" (q Faclories Ac( Cuis Down Minimum l-'or .GreenAVorkcrs from.. Moiijfreal, i ihat Hon." notierl llo gers.rnay; become overseas minister Frauk CbcLrnnc ot a board io direct (joTerhmciit cohirol of the- CanadfHu" Npftficfn" Trunk Pacific, lion. 'T. G'rotiiars.-lo bo made senator Burrcll oiid Rocho 'New blood- may a DIC. i] g those mentioned being D. Dennett, J. B. .Arraslrbug aiit] Colonel Hugh Clark. "That some rcconstnicMQnjjvjIl'lahc place sooner or Inter Is rcEarrtud luire ai a torcgono co'nclusloij.'but "there la DO official 'yet'. as .to whom il vlil. .It ".will be effeclivc. Mr." Rogdre' 'Is ispeuloil to ruiurn for the LandQii, 'April president of the "Ca'nadiarA Pacific rail way, arri ve ti: I nr'London todays'.-lie was a member of the alHeii'inisstoh In 5sla, headed by Milner Hnrt after Ilie mission, left Ilussla. ifr. Dury remained lor a'lQQiiUi at the re- quest ol tbc Russians. Ifcjil Joy of-. Vrcnch People Ignited .Stales Joins For Civilization French Open Porl t1-.Brest'to U. S. Semite 1'iisscs War Resolution Bitf Majority., Mouse Will Complete the War Dcdnr-' Congressmen Arn Opposed to War mid Will Speak. Pnris, April first war mensure lo be lakeii in con- ned ion will) [hi; expected entrance of Hit United Slates inlo Ilic win- introduced in. Ilie elmnihcr til" deputies today. It provides; for tin iigrcement with Ihc United Shilcs, ii' necessary, I'or use of Ihc port of fircst by American naval luvccs. The measure pro- vides generally for utilization of Ihe port lu iiic iiosl inlerc'sls defence. Liberty For Foreigners. AYiisliington, April annoiitu'L'nicnt was made tp-' day Uial loreigners in [lie United Slates who conduct themselves properly will suffer no'loss of property or liberty as a result of Ihc declaration of n state of.war.. Senate's Big Majority. Washington, April declaring Hint a slate of war exists between the and (jcrniniiy was passed in the scnulc last, aTyole'of 82 to C. Tlic senators who cusl Iho ncgiilivc Oronna, North Dakola; Lafollctle, Wisconsin; Xchniska; Lane, Oregon; Stone, Missouri; Ynrdumnn, Mississippi.' Russians atid f Poincarc has srni the following cablegram la President i 'Al Ilie inoraeut under the splrallon ol the great Aroer-l lean republic, fallhful lo its idenlsandl its tradjlioiis, is coming forward lo J defend with force of-arros the cause ol 1 justice and-.of liberty, tlie people of Prance arc filled with Ihc deepest feel- ings of brotherly appreciation." "Permit me lo again convey lo you, lr.: 'President, in "this solemn and London, Apr. great hour, an assurance of tbe same sentiments of n-hicli.l recently gave you evidence..sentiments which under Ine present liave grown in" ilepth.antl "warmth. ..I. am_ confident tliat r voice'tlie Ihougnt ot France'in cspresslus and lo lo' Iho llcmld) Edmonton. _Anril the legist- I Inro this niornlnk :lho house sitting In coin in ittac whole mi. the :Jin -amendnieiit [by'EIon. A.'CIfMacKay was accepted I defining anpTcnUce -fo mean "a per- Isori who ha'9'not.bccn enRaged for a I riorloJ of .in the I work In gho scokB cui- I 'ploy men Durlrig tuo discuesfon :Il that the minimum wage Ijor; apprcnllcca 'and for all workers Lthal X''.' cottie '.wllhln the .ileflnl- wbuM be JG.Oli .AlncIffly.'.Bald -Ihcy nTinlecl to listi .ihc! principle ot the fair In iho. province "but it would fair lo> say the employer should ,-riny.'the .'same for a green na one had. galuud some c.xpcricncc. K. S. Lrfflngivcll, Warner, In Londlng said that.-aa the net stood I'boy3 and girls would bo'doprtvcil pi Jinn opportunity of.loarrilng Q business, 1 Aliorncy .GflDcral -Cross inentfoning I that in of the fnclorlca In I'montpn thcrb wefo'350 girla earning 1 on an avor.iRoT-i.OO cv Ihnl ithc object of ihe. legislation was to it an ;employcr f_ 7car Increased i were aaketli turning them on.! Ijft.nd bringing lu ..'another crop of cheap labor.- o f I n GOOfl FRIDAYS-SERVICES AND SACRED CONCERTS 61. hour service, 12 lo 3 p.mj :-j: St. anle- communion aL D 30 .aim.. Kas- ter procccsion -starting -'fiiim No. 2 flro hall at 7.3Q p.m.-to Iho church, lantern "'service ;nt fi p.m. St. Friday services at.10.30 choir- WillTCni." der "Tho of' at V the ,cvcnlng the choir will render. Strilner's Cru-' ctllxloD, accouipaiiled-by .Has- ston Play pictures.'; f. IOENIERCOILIC1 Waaliington, Apr. 5. Diplo- mals here expsct tlie declar- ation' by the United Stales will be followed hy efforts" by the entente" allies' to persuade 'ssnic other neutrals jotn the war. Seme have been an the verge of war for months and have renarded the Uniled Stales ,25 the leader of neutral opinions- Effqrts lo bring in some qf ,the South American republics wo'uld unexpected. It fs felt in'. some diplomatic quarters here that the Interests of South Ica are identical with these ;of the United States. Many of the South American republics have suffered from the war measures, of Germany'and German suhmar- have taken the lives of many of their citizens. the American hatloii Iho joy and prido Oltiinya, Apr. 5. A considerable v.'c leel our liearta number of foreigti born residents o' Canriilo.. who .have gone.'to tlic Uniled Slates since tlie war conimcnced are now-ansious to return. Dominion im- migration officials arc not disposed to let'ttiem buck and llicy nre.being held up at Luiuti-iioitits. InLiuiatian that there rnaj" bo some form of conscrip- tion across Ilic border has evidently friBklcned these Dearie and they arc anxlnus to cross the border a sain. DANK CLEARINGS. This week Same period, 1915 per cent. Increase. One oj tlic, most thrilling lectures vol. io he OeJiTorcJ on the war rrill no heard In-lhc Majestic theatre this ev- cntng ivhcn Capl. A. Pearson, who organized Ihe Y..M-C.A. work nt the front rind spent two years Ihere. williv sjicak on "Talcs from the Trenches." His tales are sail to be'thc most stirring yet lold. Capt. Pearson si an patrols have with each other tlie Associated Press was ed today by General (F. B.- Maurice, chief director observstions'at the war_ office, Occupy. Tovini s-, Pelrogrsd, via LondpnV April Russian cavalry has'-'occupied Debate Begins. i. Washington. April The debase on the resolution began in house' pronijilly' at 10 this' nior'nlnK w.IMi ol lhc: opening _ Thi; passage of Hid coniplete the .of.' con-i a. slale UnlL-' L-'j ,-the Mesopotamian frorilier towns: of: Khanihen and says the ofticial staternent issued today by the Russian .war depart; mcnt. :r-.'. V once again beat'in.unison with yours. This have readied its Inal Import'hac! not Ihe United Stales JBOU led by the enemy himself to lake "To every, impartial spirit is will bo apparent m the future ever. llian'ln'the past, ibai. Ihe German Jm- desired, prepared for nnd declared, llns war, bad conceived tho mad .dream' of eslablishing its liegemony throughout Ilic world. It has succeedc-d only'in-bringing .aboiit the revolt of the conscience ot luinian- In neyerrlq-bc-foTEotlcn language you before the luiivcrsc, the eloquent 'inlcrpreter of outragetV laws ,aud: menaced civiliza- tion. .Honor to you, President, -j. and lo your hoble.couatry. I you to telieve in' mj" devoted friendship." (Signed) "Rftyroontl Foincarc." _ AN UNCONSCIOUS TRIBUTE- The Car Clause is1 WitHdrawn; :0iher Bills Pasi nol Breaking on -tehalf of the T.SI.C. but. Is.merely delivering a.mcs- sagq from our boys in Ihc Ircnchei to .lie pcoplo at home, rod It la exnocl- cd that -a. .large audience ntll greet .He is a hrilllanl spcaVer. A collection will be tifcen to defray os- liehseg.- Cnpt. Pearson's address will be a Ircat (hfit many should enjoy. Ho bas many things to .tell not only of the Canadians at Ihc frOViL-iiuL gafd to Ihe war in general. MAKE AMENDS. Washington, April a -anitona lo 'establish' a mlnirnunt C. Tliat going a long way In legislation; and proper saiil 'lho tlplnfi.that Ihey 1'ilid the'buslndBa 'of Uic -conhlfrV'JiniY.hQ thai Itaiost.ot Iho.omployera who had ,sec'n 1 him hud 'haeri'rTcry. Jlr. cccptcd tha Amemimenl whtcii FRONT. on Ihe motion. ..ot.. .Attorriey-.Qenercl! most important of which io Ihat Cross, who H fa 'undefatood Inlrortuc- IIIQ for iho completion cd'lt nl the ;ihp_AlbCTla 0[ die OHvcr-St, Paul line, nno of (he Federation of -v branch Imes-of iho 0. N% U- lo 1317k (Xew York Times.) [n tlic course 01 their savage retreat paid the fr French a singular high and dcl- icalo .compliment- They lore open church graveyards ami C- desecrating of men and women who died years ago. They broke open split.tombstones, threw v- ruhMsh into coffins: dynamic- ed chiirchcs.'smaahcd, O ies.'loolert reilcs of saints, tore v voslniciils. Dnl .bcforei going 0 they built n- fine' cemetery In wlilch thcV hurled their dead eiists ,ed Slate's, is cipectwl before ni "as lieavi' a majority as thai wJiich at-. Icntled Us passiigc last In" life senate. r-Far in Ihe rear of the Ilepreaentalive Cooper, of Iho ranking- Itepublican member of the affairs who-Ja eipecled lojead the opppsitiOTi.-. Less than a dozen members, it ivris predict-, ctl, would vote agalnsL. the ivar rcsp-- Tlie '.galleries filled when the debate begsn snd less lliaii half of the members we're ent when the seBsibn opened.- Thertle' bale be'gan' without any .limitation.' 1 'War is being made upon our coup- Us Flood said in ships' a'fek: eing i ur.Jnon-c g i pur.Jnon-conibRtant cit--' z izens, including jrromeh and chll-iv'" dren arc. .being .murdered, uhaiitiiicn ate thc'ssas. is' ;'no choice. a'av.'lo our course.' arc compelled by the aclsjpr Hie .Gorman Kovernnjent enter 'inlo this most "Time for argument has passtd. Tlio' Opposition Down on Straight Parlv Vote at heroic aclioii is here, 'our people will, rally lo the support ot 'their government in this high p.Kd jliatriqlie hour and meet war's _sacrir. ijfflcea and war's perils as a hrave'Biid' L patriotic. people should. -We should- lake our slanrt .by .llm side of the'al-' lied nations, who have beeu fight Ing. liUTiianily's bailies for Iwq and onc-V half years, determined" Ihat our po'iv-' er shall be aq employed that comiiletu vtclory shall'crown Iheir efforts and Utat Prussian militarism" 'shall'-he' 'Edmonion, April tlifi. DOTii- inion Eovcrnmcnl "would. Rivp'us .our___________r. __.____r__ _....._ naiural resources we .could .provide, crushed and Ihe world shall be dell v-' free hospitals and tbcrc'yrould he no "----L necessity .for diroct laxaiibn" ,was the reply of Hon. Crips." Stewart; to Ihe resolution moved 'in tnrc this morning Dr.T Stanley, Uiver, and secoiided George Hoadlcy, Okntoks, that tlhc revenue derived from tlie wild .land tax be dc-> rbiecl'to tlie calahlialiiticnvJamVihaiii- tenance of n. 'system of "free, hospitals' In Ihc rural dislricla of Hon. C. n. provincial Irtaaurcr, reminded tho'.; Iliat Ihe Eovcrnme'nt ask'Ihe" rural mnniclpalllles Ipr for proyiiiCKU ,1hnt; in Mnnilob'a there was" n'otVpnly. 'or provincial the .rural lislrlcls" bui on Ihe'cilles as raity vistpMfee- resolution rl, who bad ji fisl nEht with .j. ,flj nnd those ot the Sona.lor Lodge on Monday, spent lo. day trying tn convlncp his pacifist colleagues that they should stand be- hind President Wilson, tic succeed- cd.fnVnrouslne the iro of more than one v MARKETS Local -track Wheat ulj nccprding rcfiuirlng hi nny event th'ftt .Ihe May Wheat 201H 187% j Iri lho" house Iho proposal will bo again Rhall bo completed- and .ready' t Local Track bVls n Rome, April 4, Thero (he nssembli-.m 1 for trnflic'Dn or before July 3tat nest.I May" Onis of ah nmendmcnt .to.thc Edmonton I U at present being laid and It Is May Flax cily charier, which 1.9 .now. .nn-aUJngj cxpctlcd !hat the wort of crccllnR Ihe nctlpn ty the cpmmlllco of Ihe whole. over Ihe Sturgeon Hirer will The withdrawal of U from tha bill suCTicienlly advanced by. the end of nff Iho jtalulc Inw fpltovrcdihojihc wctk Ihat track laying can be ,v ______ actlonn along Hi eTron-j receipt of tho news at Iho pprliamenl i continued. iln'o (ronl.-cnpeclallj" In tho AcHgc hulldlnB BlronE'opposillon ;had __ savs twlay's-war ofllcc staltmcnl.; developed In Ihe clllei-Of; Lclhbfldgc I (CoNTl.NUHD Off. rAOE o) lay F WEATHER High Lew Forecast: mild.- 34 Fair .and .comparatively emy, and''they built It with Iho evident Intention -of pcrman- ency. v .The compliment Ihe Gcrma'ns v paid lo express v in ihls cmphallc manner Ihcir confidence "thai not even the v v siglit of Iho horrible (rcatmenl. of the dead they, loved nnd the v religion of Lhoir. faith would' embitter the French lo repris- A though the two Hie .desecrnlcd French graves and Iho. serene German graves, lay temptingly cr In the same, lowh.'Thcy paid tlic French-the compliment of Bn iiin'oubtlris Inisl in their higher cKllirtulon. ered from and danger .lie dynasLy.V Firs i: "express ions' of. opposition, lo' he resolution cainc from Rcpraseii-'-. tallves'Cooper arid Stafford o[ aiitl .Representative ______, while .Vr, Flood "WHS" ing German! violations of rights'which have led up resolution. "Wouldn't Kiiglifh iniues North Sea destroy American Representative Cooper ashed. "To dale England 'never- lias aiink.' one of our ships or Ajai- etican .llr. Flood said.-1 _ L6u'rf applause greeted Ihe Flood said sixteen members had..ask-, ..-_' bd-for I line to speak'agalnst sotulidn! V- April ihb Press he has been niaking-efiorti.tfl Ollaw'a, Apr. ibc- UnileJ the not scripijaly ..Canida's, efforts to'obtain farm labor Is ihe' gplnlQh'-' lias been tendered more "than but Germans would only, conaenClo the exchange of IhOiiaand for M.500 British' .subjects; would" take depftrlnre" of farm Ihc 'tendency ot which wo'ultl give mien would be )f miliiary age. ".7 ;