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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 7, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta May wheat October wheat........... May oati WEATHER High 35 local showers VOLUME VIII. LETHBHIBGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, 1915 NUMBER 98 ITALY AND SERBIA CONCLUDE WAR AGREEMENT Women Drive Taxis in London KNOCKING AGAIN AT STRAITS VERY SOON Allied Fleet Claim Successes in the Caucasus London, April attempt to force the Dardanelles is under way, according to an oilitial announee- j nient from Constantinople, wlijcli states that a cruiser and a tori.cdo boat were struck bv shells during a of the outer loiIs on I Monday is said to have been j without results. j Tiib Tiiurkifih war oflice also reports la resumption of hostilities in the Caucasus campaign. It announces I that a Russian frontier foicc was I driven from Turkish to Russian tcr- Iritory and that the Tun's occupied I several f ITALY WILL NATION ENTER WAR ON WATER WAGGON Britain May Do it-Many Climb Discusses it London, Anril A i Uie Cabinet Another Italian Ship is Thought to be German Wasp Victim LONDON, APRIL ROME CORRESPONDENT OF A PARIS I NEWSPAPER TELEGRAPHS THAT ITALY AND SERBIA ARE AT THE POINT OF CONCLUDING AN AGREE MENT UNDER WH.CH ITALY'S PAR mado by ]Mcf lo TJCIPATION IN THE WAfl MAY BEfwlm is the father of the prohibition CONSIDERED IMMEDIATE. [movement in England. I While i number of (juesLions were Home, April conviction pie-1 otl tne Cubinet's programme or biiei- vj.ils throughout Italy Dial Lbc Her-! ness, Lhc chief mailer was that of pro- jnian submarines have" sunk Lhc IUI- liibilion, or at least limiting the sale liad pledged themselves to JJnvjd Lloyd George, Chancellor of the Ex- chequer, to "go on the water wagon" during the remainder of the war. Most of Hit- nroniisc-i of lotal abstinence German newspapers ma-ic few com- illjl steamer which left Naples or drink in the kingJoru. menls un Lbc American noteito Great Iurty Eor CariliU to Lake on' Reports from various inti Untain mid France concerning their plan for cutting ofi Lradc irom [icfinany. One newspaper, however, expresses tbe opinion that Lho U. y. is muking a "far reaching retreat." NIGHT REPORT London, April C, 10.35 p. though the French are conducting .erests cou- coal. All" cffot't-B to uncertain her fate corned ir? the war and drink were re- bavc bcsn [riUtlcsH and the owners arc convinced she was sunk by a sub- marine in Hritisli waters. 36' p'ilUTE VICTIMS New "York, April ves- sels-were, .sunk and eighty-two lives viewed by the Cabinet. It is under- stood advice was received from ex- perts upon the advisability Of barring drink from the Army and Navy. When the Cabinet went into session the belief was expressed that no def- inite decision 'would be readied at the offensive between the Meuse and the ade of Uie United Kingdom durini Kingri 31 to Germans from SI. Mihiel, the south- inclusive., according to figures an- .A new.sight on Lon.uon's streets'ls the. appearance of women'.driving the 'crilmost point of their line the de- nounced today Sir Courtney Bcii- taxis formerly driven.by men who have joined the colors. '.This pic- _--......_ _______ ,._.__ ture shows one of'tho first women drivers to develop the scheme.'-, sustauicil and somewhat formidable tost tne German submarine block- meeting, that the preliminary steps -r u-ouid be taken upon definite action could be based later. Numerous pretests against absolute prohibition have been sent to Prem- ier Aequith, cliiefly from the mauu- ng Bistricts of England and meaner of the allied armies as a netl, Ufitisli consul-general here. whole indicates a disposition to await I I" this .period 8220 vessels arrived the outcome of Russia's gigantic plan to force the Carpathian barrier. Germany is thought to he pouring j troops into Hungary, even Lo tbe [extent of weakening her forces in Wanders, and tonight's Austrian of- ficial communication notes the pres- ence and recounts the success of Ger- man and Austrian troops in the La- valley. N'EW CAMPAIGN" DISCUSSED There is-less talk .in England of tlie spring advance of tlie allies in France and Belgium and an increas- ing appreciation of the task Russia at United Kingdom ports ;md sailed therefrom. GERMAN FLEET CUT'OFF London, German Bal- tic fleet has been-cut off from its City However Doing Next Best is Going Into Reserve FORMERLY'WENT TO REDUCE TAXATION Though the city's utilities were is attempting. This leads to the he-, lief in some'quarters that Uie leaders oi tlie allied armies in the west, reck- v oalng on 'the heavy cost incident to smashing the German line there, may NO SCANDINAVIAN jicrhaps seek only to hold their-- ALLIANCE PROMOTED the' belief that the 'sians will succeed in invading Huflr Chrisiiania, April pary ultimately to join hands with Nove Vreinyu. having publish- the allied forces working northward ed a report that a defensive al- through Serbia. liance had been established be- -I-1 Thus what their opponents regard Ijnse br its own mine field, which broke adrift-in a-stotm, according Lo ji Copenhagen dispatch to the Mail. -V of mines have float- ed into, neutral waters. The: Uerman licet, returning ironi. a JKussian' expedition.., found the mines and decided to re- tire between the islands of Gothland and Ocland, until the sweepers can passage. Scotland. One of the latest public figures to enter the fray upon the side of pro- hibition is Bramwell Booth; head of the Salvation Army Montreal Will Put the Clamps on Tenderloin JOHNNY'S PERISCOPE fEKMSlL IN INBESIOF taxed last year-for the first time in the history ol the city, ivhcn nearly was paid into the .Lieasury. on Ibis score, Uie auditors of the opinion that-a ation [unrt should be created, They have montiojicrJ this in previous re- ports, and reiterate their contention again in their 19M audit; when tliey say in 'connection with the water- works department: Tlie apparent surplus for 19H was One Hundred Qutpf Over Half '.'of 'Counties are Now Dry Tins surplus is made after charging all operating expenses, a portion of Qllico expenses, and lixed charges, in- cluding taxos to the city. No depreciation has been charged, but the annual instalment to the sink- ing lund on waterworks debentures naa ijten-included as well as the re- demptions of.-dclienture principal tie- lore arriving at the surplus. Instead of-charging depreciation, at rates calculated on the estimated lite, of the different parts oE the plant, ment, certain charges have been made before arriving at the surplus which' may he said to tade of dc- business out oi the 350 involved preciation'although the amounts need townships. The chief, dry. victory in hj twcen the three Scandinavian .kingdoms of a possible attack on one of them from Germany or- Russia, the Tide'rig Tegen is -today authorized to declare the rumor 'ia without founda- tion. i as the weakest of the Teutonic allies, Austria-Hungary, would he invaded without the loss of life that an at tempt to drive tlie Germans _rbm France and Belgium would entail. BULLETIN Montreal, April Martin, following insistent demands by Aid- erman made since tlie alderman's arrest two months ago in I the red light district, has instructed 'Chief of Police Campeau to close up the disorderly houses in Montreal, about which complaints have been made ami to prosecute Lhc owners of the houses as well.. "It is a big the'mayor-said, "but we must keep at it and make Hie harder for them." SUPERIOR GOES DRY Superior, "Wis., April the second in Wisconsin, switched from the to the "dry" column, today when an error was discovered Jn taking the count from the voting ma- chine in the second precinct of the seventh-ward.- -The-corrected returns 5 k DELEGATION TO ON -SCHOOL MATTERS School -natters ,are .still very much" tlit; City hall, and conference between the com- missloners this morning, Hurdle, Commissioner Grace, City Solicitor Ball and a mem- her of the Scliabl Board pre- pared to leaveUliis afternoon for 13dmontpn'-to interview-the cabinet on matters of imiiort- aiice in that" connection. Chicago, April total of 55 out of 102 counties .in. Illinois are now couu- ties, Marion, Franklin and jasper a majority of 51 fur no license. BERLIN ADMITS LIKE FATHER, LIKE by the saloon, element. OF FAMOUS U-29 Berlin, April 7, via 1866. Sir J. M. Gibson, recently Lieut.-Govcrbor of Ontario, and C. D. Cory fought-' together in a company WILL TRY N TO GET THE LABOR and London, 4.4s The German Admiralty has given out an official statement in which the lots of the cubmarine U-29 is Today Lieut- P. Gibson and Gapt. R. Cory are fighting together in -the same company. The Mcture shows Sir J. if. Gibaon on the eft and Mr Cory on the right taken n 1SGU- Tlielr sons below. Lieutenant Gibson oa left and Capt. Cory on the right. April The War Office announced tonight that Lord Kitchener had appointed a committee to take necessary steps to provide additional labor, as may be required to make it certain that tbe supplies of munitiODs of war shall ue sufficient ty meet all requirements. Raley Farmers Will Grow Corn This Year Commend the Bank for Supplying Acre Crop for Money Urged Auout 101) saloon were voted out of -4 Ralcy, April in the. nossi- notliing untoward occurs. Those fat- local ivas authorized to secure cop- of southern Alberta was raers who sowed winter wheat last ies of Dr. Tory's report of the Al- Received Great. and .Gold Watch Return to Qnt. i Private W. of the Herald Btaff has.been -welconi ed to his home like a conquering hero. Following on the ..severe-wound on tbe head, received a month while fighting H'ith the Princess Patricias lie was invalided nbme, and arriving yesterday, was accorded .a Trouslng royal reception .by his proud -towne men. The peoiile and .district .urned out en niasfle to welcome him. Forty automobiles .took part in a pro. cession, at the head'of whfcii Jennings fas escorted to the town, hall, where c was the guest, of'honor at a'public reception. On .behalf of the enthus- ture principal for tlie year. RESERVE-CREATED In addition the surplus has not been'left 'to the credit of a ue- lages tvhich voted on the liquor qucs-' United Farmers Sion yesterday, showed a "gain lor 0[ {he district' tn whfch is further provision for Ol1 tlic issues, Madison, depreciation. [Ashland and Beloit, remained in the of Alberta, certain ord for the well-being oi the fall conditions arc too exacting as to sc- ui v..t. UIOI.I.IUV s' ability to raise- a and-thosc who bad the right cuiities, iiitercst and icxcced- lorces in thc-number of towns bumper crop this year, ordered a car- hmic.i last fall are now rejoicing. terms of their loans. Fat- but the larger clues voting ioaii Of binder twine _-_ Much Land is in High State of to be Larger: MORE WHEAT THAN OATS TO BE SOWN astic .was presented handsohie'. then gold suspicion-: corn growing is keen--in HUTS who have i arc 22 members in the local, this neighborhood. Tbe farmers com- mut'tgagc cx'tcns _____6n llVc ivholc, it is oiir opinion )Thi this department would, have made aj NillD Cltics towns, formerly pro......___, very small surplus, if any, for thcJwcL. while only four vill- enough to tie year, if sufficient depreciation charge ases which were dry went over to the. the rale of 2 had been allowed for. It should be saloon forces............. and a car ol twine weighs Ibs. mended .those banvs which arc taking sets for tho security of loan renderei The average to'each member is ap-j the lead ,in supplying irce seed corn iiGccs.snry during the years ol drout proximatcly11000 pounds of -for experimental plots tins year. The and crop failures find themselves' ii "400 acres of wheat; at topic was discussed in all its phases an embarrassing situation in obtain- 2A pounds to the acre, at thiv i iintl tlie president of -mtr -living accommodations with local mentioned that we have brought tlie depreciation question lieforc" the no- tice of Die council-lor scvcra" That amount is calculated to be suf- the local, Mr. L., II. Jellift, was dele- merchants anti-others with whom they ___ _____ ___ .ficient to tie up a 45 bushel. crop pi gated to approach 'ihe hanks, some of have current dealings in order to op- UhicngQ, April Complete returns wheat, so from the figures quoted It 'whom 'h.ivc, expressed a willingness -crate their properties, which would MAJORITY ENOUGH in the right direction'and as si Is probably the best that could be Out ,oi a step a candidate for that office in Chicago, a 'total area of iucb it Mis majority ovec-all was this'immediate years from yesterday's municipal elections is possible to place accurate to supply seed corn, with a view to not be tlie case were their liquid .as- past. We look with favor upon the i available today showed that Wm. on the acreage at this point immediate hction, so that the seed I sets not so generally hypothecated, action taken in L9H in crediting the; Hale Thompson, Republican, was this year, as most of tlie farmers am could ,lic planlnd (bis year. Farmer-; arc fimliitg here, that, by of waterworks and electric .elected mayor by a plurality oi members u_ the local. If every mem-1 .There'is also a growing interest in Ico-opcration, a very reasonable sav- plants to reserve and not to genecal 02-1, the lurgcst plurality ever given ber raised 400 acres, there would. bo the raising of feed, and not a few ing may be readily effected in' the taxation as formerly. This is a step a candidate for that office in Chicago, a'total area of 8800 acres in crop in farmers here believe that they can [purchase of articles ot common use in their' special occupation, and es- pecially- no in isolated commimitivs where Ilicrc nro no adcijuatc store I'a- cilitleK und'iit diftprcul, times al the year ami in busy seasons it is dilli- cult to'reach, thc-'lrtiiliug towns.. The same principle ;will doubtless he ap- to a considerable extent, in fu- tuic .iu Um and of farm, products. ........____ locality, while it is' raise alfalfa successfully. Tlie year registration of state-to cstimutc that the final crop j just past wny a severe lesson to them ,o a sa.c-o a e ina us as wny a seere esn o e done in thu Interests of thc'-ratcpay- [017 the revive re cust for-mayor area will lie .well over -the In feed, and'.practically nrs. Wo merely wish to advance the desirability of charging depreciation according to an agreed schedule of The foregoing remarks apply to dcpartmrnts cairying assets of wasting .DAturc. 'MILAD1 votes divided ax follows Will Jam I lalo Thflmpsgn Hubert H. Sweitifer, JDeni.-) inarli, fforfc week. The still is general on l-lic land every farm Ims a field ol some sort this [of liav toed on Us 1.015 program. Scnyor Steclman, Imoist, is rajiidly becoming 61m .J. Hill, (Prohibition- t-ill (i-jito question ol agricultural credits, ____, IivJiich-is at' this' time 'an especially and will soon be placed in live one lo.the man on the land, was shape for seeding, and (lie crop ;_ be iu within, two or three weeks also. 'discnsRL'cI at length, and the secretary of the watch, suitabJy jnacribed, and an ad- dress appreciation' by Mayor Baillie. Hecenl word ;recejVed-in the'city by his friends mentioned the fact that Jennings had home. It was also slated tfiat he was purely but slowly the wound occasioiiRd when' ttie German bu'llet cracked his aq'd missed causinK his death by a .He had had a nurabness of the right aide, and hand that is slowly'wearing oft. but It will be some Utiie before lio is ablfe to lake up hla'occupatlon again: 2SOF000 PRISONERS.....'''. IN THE'; CARPATHIANS London, April 7.-eTlie Daily' Mail's Petrogratl corrDBpdndent says' the RUB- linns have prjaoners on the front silica ,.thc'T ad- vance licgHn on'Ja'm'fary 21.' A Petrograd dlspKfch. to Telegraph gays, lhat- Cor. some time the Russians taken' prisoners Jn (he Carpathians al urmy torus every 'JorlnisUl, Although definite figures Jn regard to seeding in the south will not be aval-fable till all the seed ii ia the ground, It has been possible to obtain a fairly accurate account of the gen- eral conditions. There' IB au mcreane Jn aummerfollowed land oi 25 per cent, over last year, about one-fourth.' pf (Sie land belnjf flummerfaiJa'wed .his year. This facij. together with the large amount of moisture practl- cally insures a crop, provided tha gum. mer Je not too dry. >Tbe acreage la wheat ia relatively email, owing to the scarcity ot seed" teat full. a the south, there ia a fair amount In the country west of Spring Coulee and- "lardston. On the Couttg.Hne consid- erable land is in fall 'wheat, althoucb.' not so muf.h as last year. The wheat five Inches high and looking fine. East ot the-Coutta line there is very little fall wheat. Quite a lot of fall plowing wan done last y-.tr, more than ever before. J Crow Line Gait Seeding operations may-be a aid'to be general over the whole eouth this week. Mr. C. E. Talnter, who was in: town Monday, stated that Becding'bir' erationa began in the Taber district last week, and that ffioat of tbe land would be seeded this veek. however, both north .and1 south, of the railroad, the ground still a little wet on account of the heavier biiowfall in that district, aD operftUons liave been accuruJcf layed. Ceutta Line On the Coutte line seeding Uons have.been general for the two weeks off and on. Fanner Clennan, formerly of the Herald BtaH. states that least .hair the seeding should be over on this line 'by the end of the, week, if .the. weather re-' mallied good. Sora6 of the ground, liowever, is still too wet for seeding. Card it on Branch In the Canlston district seeding erations have just started this week. n the foothlHB west of Cardaton and Plncher Creek but little 'anew Jias :allen lately and seeding is well ad- vanced, Mjcleod Branch i West on the Crow from Jlacleoi operations are under way this week. -Carnungay. Branch On the Carman gay line seeding op- erations are iu Ml. swing, -So n for mat ion is available, it appears hat there will be more land ju wheat. baa NEWSPAPER MAN EXPELLED Paris, April mlnJstry of the nlerior, the JlBtlu has issued A decree .of expulsion .against the Swiss newspaperman Edward B.hems, vhp is charged with takln'f advnntajie f his neutral riatlonallCy to act as H correBpondcnt u( tbo Dertiu Lokri ;