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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 8, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta Mny wheal October wheat May oatu WEA 1 Forecaat: Generally VOLUME VIII. LETHBR1DGE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 1915 HINDENBURG SHIFTED TO WESTERN MJMI1EK 99 GERMANY TO LET AUSTRIA MAKE PEACE ROME HEARS TALK Desperate Situation .of the Dual Monarchy Forcing Her to Make Peace New York, N.Y.; April dispatch to the Sun from Rome Gays: "Information reaches Rome, and IE based on excellent author- ity, that Austria Is about to sue for peace, and that Germany rc- affrlng the hopelessness of avert- ing Italian intervention unless a settlement is made by the D.ual Monarchy, has litely agreed to her ally maklnp a separate peace. This is regarded here as a pre- lude to the end of tha war. "Continual information has been received, that lhe--Kafscr realizes his f Inability to send any more troops to Hungary to resist the Russian advance- over the Car- pathlariE, as he needs all his forc- es to auird his own frontier. Aus- tria! abandoned by Germany, can make no effective resistance to the armies, and hence is ready to give up the fight and plead for peace, with the object of the empire from annihil- ation. "Germany, left alone to fight the allied nations, but not de- will continue. It is said, to carry on resistance so that. If compelled to make peace, her hon- or will be saved. Such an ev- entuality, although apparently im- probable, it not regarded here aa Impo'ailble." PRINZ EITEL FRIEDRICH INTERNS AT NORFOLK German Hero Will Direct the Defensive Against Allied Push on Toward Meuse :i roHToooio MEN- Paris, April The report that General von Hindenbcrg, to whom credit for the German successes in East Prussia has been given, will take command in the western theatre, appears again in a dis- patch from Basel, which quotes the Buntfer Volksblatt. Enormous Slaughter Rome, April S. The nations now at war have lost men hi the firs t c igh t months oi t iit i', an (i ilin'o li-ures prep ed THE CONVERTED CRUISER PRINZ I5ITEL PREDItlCH HBK CO3IMA.VDER (IN THE Washington, April course because relief had liceu the the treasury ilcnarlmcnt at Washing- riicinchcns, of tuc German auxiliary made.impossible tor a dash tor tliiii Commander Theiricliens sent ior ton. and la'ler ivcnt into a conference tor tho Avmli "i Socialist or-an b cruiser 1'nnz hitel Frieilricll, inform-, sea. Collector-of.'Cusloms Hamilton to- witii the naval authorities as to pro- its miliuirv expert Hie. collector of customs at Ncnv- It iras announced .it the navy (le- night, and .toJd him ol the decision ccdure _ port Xen-s last night, (hat he pnclmcnt that thu ISitcl would be to' intern hiV'shlp, ami said that he The Kite! has liccn coalc-d up, ready Russia to intern his ship in America taken to the Norfolk navy yards inr availed tlio. orders of the United to sail Ior days, but live allied Tlls article declares the only re- For (lie war. The commander said..lie' iulerment, and her ofliccrs and crew Stales government. warships were lying tiff tlie Virginia suit of war ivlll be n reciprocal liad been obliged lo determine- upon hound not to participate further m Tlie collector immediately notified i capes ready to d'cal with her. wearing out o[ the torces engaged MICHENER THREATENS ROYAL CO NEW AMENDMENT TO CHARTER NEEDED Lost Tribute to Memory of Late Wm. Rex Virtue L-ethhridge paid its last respects to the memory of William Kex Virtue yesterday afternoon. After a short service at the house, tho casket was taken to Wesley church, where the funeral service was conducted by Rev. G. M. C'obbledick, assisted by Her. Ross, beibre a well Tilled church. The casket was hurled 'neath floral con- tributions, which attested the esteem in which Mr. Virtue was held hy the citizens of Lethbridge. The .Masons of the city accompanied, the procession to the public cemetery, where the Ma- sonic rites were pronounced by Wor- shipful Drother Armstrong. The pall bearers were Messrs. 13. b. Hoyt, E. Oxland, Cdeo. Whelan, Hor- ace Ford, A. Reid, and Sydney Jackson. PIPES FOR MR. COCQ Presentation to Valued Member of the Herald Staff on His Leaving for New Field of Labor A- It- Cocci, for nearly five years a member of the Daily Herald-stare, -was surprised last evening, when he surrounded by the staff and pre- sented with a case of Mr. Cacq is leaving the Herald to take general afforded uv 'the charge of the Lethbrldge Telegram, course at the and the presentation was by way o[ Jshowing him In some 'Way to be re- wiembered that'he has won tlie es- 'teem of his during his on the Herald staff. While sorry to lose.such a va'iued member of its staff, the Herald wishes Mr. Coco, the greatest measure of success 3n Ills new field of endeavor. Under the city charter, as nt present dratted, the city lias not the right to guarantee the school hoard's overdraft. It is to hiive an amendment rushed through' at the preKent session that the delegation hur- ried to" Resolution Introduced by Board of Trade Asking Government to of the South is Asked Would Have a Searching Inquiry Into Cost of Railway Con- struction in Many Insinuations but Moves No Amendment-Says McKenzie and Mann are Germans for Keeping Promises-Dramat- ic Production of Phoney Tender Edmonton, April three and on ihc opposition lead- line standard. He charged that a half hours this afternoon and night pr again, reading tlie alhdavit it was benzie and Mann made their immense instruction and sat t, jh estimates were' Mr.; read a tender from I-I. ing an amendment, too high bcca.lse labor is cheaper and fr' 01 fhc Terri- the branch lines are not up to main tlul'11 cost of railway construction and sat down without movi Michener appa Easter holidays with the city ehgi- ieei ol" Hcd Deer and came armed with criticism of each -item of the ineer's estimate oi oE construction. PHONEY TENDER PRODUCED There was a recrudescence of a his- toric scene in the legislature, a few rears ago. when ]Ur. Michener dram- atically produced a, tender from some, :oiupany named the Northern Terri-. torial railway, ofTering to huild the "branch line" for thirte Lcthbridge's desire for a provincial agricultural school in the irrigated ditrtrict immediate to this city crys- tallized today when a resolution was presented at the Board of Trade Urn- leader knew when he :lietm at the- King's Hotel, LGihbrmgc. This 13 the direct iuu tis. u luuui-u line ior inirLmi _ _. _ thousand a mile. The humor of tlie Manitoba IJjVISlOIl ITCmiSCS to Take 1000 Tons Dai.y- Pass Outiook Bright the recent trip to the school at laresholm aliout which such glowing accounts were brought back visitors. The resolution, which follows, was presented todnr hut the main discus- :iou thereon will take place at the monthly meeting of the Board lo lie held oji "Tuesday, April 20 Whereas, the Hoard of Trade, having satisfied .themselves by line tomes in the fact that tlfe company does not own even a in Alberta or anywhere else. kne the tender that even if it result reliable and genuine it would be Work for. 400 tminers in Crow's Nest his Pass coal camps is assured for llie the line for thirteen thousand a mile, to start in six weeks. Mr.' fiif- ton asked if Mr. Micliencr had in- formed the tenderer thai iL would be impossible to accept the tender. Mr. Michener did not. Ulr. .they made that tender to the C. N. H. Mr. ilichener replied that MacKen- zie and Mann huilt their own lines. air. "Oh, they might take kindly to a clicap offer. is the 'North- ern "Territorial Railway' situated, oi which the St. Paul line would be a branch line .Mr. have a Do- niiiilon "churtcr to huild somewhere in the north." Itfr. tliey an office in JOCK WADDELL IN THE HOSPITAL Word was received in Ihc- city by his mother that Jock (Palrnor) Waddell, who left for the front with the first conLin- gent and was a member of a machine gun section, is in a hospital in France. He IB not irounded, but lias developed some kind throat affection. DUIY IS FATE OF and not a military victory. It Is cal- culated tlial muc cr ten months in ore ivill exhaust the reserves of man, find that the country 'which -will suffer least from this exhaustion will bo Russia. Allies Still. Gaining Paris, April S, via Ijomlon, 2.50 p.m. French war Office this after- noon oul a report on the progress ol' the fighting, rending: "In Belgium the day marked by arlillei-y yngagements. "In the vullp.y the Alsne, and Hie ilistri'.'f lo (he caat of Reims, our ef- forts, in spite cf the abnormally bad wcaLlier, continued -.viili actlv. ity, and we maintained our gains between the Meuse and the Mos- elle in Uieir entirety, while at the same lime we are proceeding to make further progress. "In the Hnile forest we captured a German trench, at the same lime tak- ing a large number of prisoners on this section of the front. This WHS report- ed last TjlKlii." WHAT OF THE fJ-2fl Berlin, April S, via London, a. press of the capital is very unanimous in declaring the fact the British admiraUy, not hav- ing made public tlie details of the siniiinu; of the submarine U-29, looks "highfy suspicious." The Tagcs Zei- ,t .lung says that although the British jnade their first report regarding the V .submarine March 36, nothing has been given out ii.s to the time, place or manner oi its sinking. The paper this probably he-' j caii.se ihc methods employed by the Briiish reprehensible. RUSSIAN PROGRESS Lyndon, April Carpathian mountains and tlie hilly country be- tween the rivers Jleusc and Moselle, in France, continue to hn scenes oi most sanguinary but- little or no news is forthing 'of the progress ol tlifi battles. Except in Uzsok pass in the Carpathians where the An'strians, as- 'sistcd by Germans, arc ofTering a most stubborn resistance, the Rus- sians arc snid to have crossed the first range o[ mountains and from the heights, which they have taken from the Austrians in hitter hand-to- hand lighting, can look down the southern slopes toward the plains of Hungary. It is asserted that part oi the army which has crossed the moun- tains is man oeu vicing to get behind the AuS'tro-Gennans holding the. Uz- sok pass. Wei) Known CP.R. Conductor Who Joined Battery in Dec- Death at Bar- racks-Ill Only 20 Minutes ON Asked Borden to Produce the Correspondence Mr. jiichener couldn't answer this, by the seat at 0-30 o'clock, no Liberal arose summer, in a secenb decision of tho but-thought they had. and A. F. 12wing of Edmonton, con- .C.P.It, to use coal from this district HILL AND 'DAN, GERMANS the Manitoba division instead of Speaking a moment later after lay- personal inspection that the training IruuossiMe to accept it. U'hen Mr. Michener resumed seat at and A. 1 tinued the debate. IN LOVE WITH BILL? 'stocking the eastern product as form- iug" the' tender on the table, Mr. Mi- Mr. Ulichener set out the reasons" erJy. Tliis is the jniormalion gather- clii'Jier coiild not recall the name of for his opposition to the increase be- by the Herald, and taken with the the company offcLmg lu "uuliil, and ing it was owing to the slow- ness with which the.compai lines, and its too friendly _______ ____ witli the government-. The main cause coke ovens in the Pass, the coal dis- man Harvey, secretary of Ottawa, Ont., April Robert Borden from his place in Parliament this morning admitted there has been correspondence between -himself and the Canadian Manufacturers In re- Thc Union Jack al; the 'Battery bar-! to the operation of middlemen i -in connection with the purchase of. racks was iiL liali-.niast this and tuat hePwoula tabie lor the JirsL respect to Bom-lthe correspondence provided he could, hardier Peter Carruthcrs, who died' secure the consent aE the association, early this morning, presumably of i The admission was made; In connect Carruthcrs was on guard duty last night anrt at two tion 'with a motion for papers moved by Hon. George P. Graham: "For a ncrease, be- cd by the Herald, and taken with the the company ii, bullil. and Ia" n-sn.1 ai1 M of all correspondence, the slow- announcement or a few days ago that proceeding coTitinucd his attack on o clock tms mornin, suddenly; taten DjflCQ Bjnce between any any builds the opening of the Great Falls smel- MacKcnzic and Mann and then Lieu.t- ,Ur- offlcfal of the, Canadian Manufactur-' ,y relations ters would lead to the reopening of hraiiclicd'into a bitter attack on y, ..tr'Cl1, ers' association and the Prime Minli- the tnct-ot the south has a fair summer way" department, but did not explain to ahead, much better than was expect- -.yhat connection it had with the guar- iately called and" then Dr. the rail- 'Thompson, Lat to no and Diiitutes dcatlf deceased was an oldrtimer in BfG MEXICAN BATTLE DemonBlration Farm has es- WaBliiiiglon, B.C., April batUc, tablishcd in the ivell developed irri- wlth troops engaged, and which Ration fanning districts adjunct to may be a "decided action In the Lelhbridge, aiul, between tlie Carranza and Villa fac- U'hercas, the benefits of irrigation ers' association and the Prime -Minis- ter, the acting prime, minister, or member cf the government concern- ing the purchase of war.supplies.by thereof." UP in Mexico, ia In progress or im- pending near Irapueto, In the state oC Gunnnjuato. SOLUitRS' VOTE BILL CONTENTIOUS MEASURE A .j. QUaiva, Ont., April C. J. Doherty's bill to extend (be franchise lo all Cnnndlan soldiers'serving'in Europe or elsewhere was Introduced this morning- In the Comnions! .I.udgliijr by the number or ques- tlons asked during the minlB- ter's Rxplauation of tho details o[ the measure, .this proposed legislation will be cbntcritious. are about to he extended, to some acres of land between Lclh- bridge aad Tniicr all of .which will, shortly be cultivated -under irrigation on progress estimates on short.gr; by tlie farmers established on the ivlien he. iras shown up as unfair land, and, further _ large additional areas of. land adjacent to Lethbridge are lively soon to receive irrigation under the proposed Old Man River di- version project, and, Whereas, the dry farming and live stock inrinstrinu are extensive in .this district, and tuition in these, direc- tions to fanners' sons and daughters .such as is provided at Agricultural Schools is greatly desirable, therefore be it Resolved, (hat we respectfully sug- gcsh to'the Premier-'of 'Albert-it, iJic Hon. A. L. Siilon, and to the Minis- (Continued pn Page opposing the guarantees. RED FRONT He'look up the different cases lines, asserting that nitly. few milcs'bt grading was Mono each line and was proceeding tu coii7 dcmn the for Baying out ;radcs the provincial treasurer, who showed that the'money was largely paid on right of way. Dealing with the Black- raids line, the speaker introduced an alleged affidavit from the city engi- neer of Kcd Dc-cr stating that the amount of work .did not correspond witli the government engineer's re- ZAR1NA BLOWN [ocal iLondon, April 8, 6.20 Grirasby trawler Zariiia was blown up In the North Sea today. It is feared that the nine men on the trawler were either hilled by the explosion -or drowned. It is unknown whether .the Zarina. wns destroyed by a mine or fi t1 Some thine "collusion" and the 20lh Battery. Proof ol the apprc- like'400 additional men will be em- fiBurcd extensive- ers nt the mines in ployed at the which will rni that district. amount of wages that is rep- t, week He.said that il v roll for position .would, petition the L1 ant-Obvcrnor for a Royal'Commission to investigate the'cost of railways. Mr' "living, "who" followed, had of elation ol his worth shown some n. submarine. TO BE SHOT IN THE BACK received 'hero from the op-I time when promotion was offer- Austria sny that.'the _military tribunal jieuten- ctl him. Ilis modesty causstl him Lalbach'has condemned in his refuse the stripes..and it was not uu-isence the aviator Joliann Wldmer. of til April 1st .that he ..accepted the Trieste to be shot In tlie back because rank of Bombardier.'. :he deaerted from the Austrian army _ lines oi his Bombardier Carruthcrs was born inland came to Italy and endeavored to por I WAS, OKF-THl? TRACK apparen IiCthbridee and advanced no new argu- men't. ,A NEW TERROR 'Amsterdam, April Journal tic Beige publishes a dispatch which (Ija'clares tlial I.he' Germans have ueon (jcndiicilng-experiments in tho trench- Tn order to put lurnscK in order he CR near Hnsselt with a IIR'W form of had Lo' place l.lic alliriavil, 6n Um grenade, which is filled with asphyx- table antJ Biter tlie Premier hail a' .lating gnees. Dogs are beinff used to chance lo look it tiic first min- julcr drew to Ihc attention of the liounn thai'Mr. Micliener had not rc- Ititcrl the contents of the statement leal1 ng gne rn tlie .ofrect the gases wll'i- have. Tho pvoiuidea are ina.dc lo he thrown by hand or by a specially-constructed EITEL OFFICIALLY INTERNED Washington, P.C., April Secretary -Dmiiels today gave fpfnifll orders 10 ,Reftr-AdmiraI BoattJi commandiiis the Nor- Nniv vard to Infcc the Pnoz Uilfl nedrich to the "Vuid roi internment. Ottawa in 1880. He is1. survi veil. by his '_ enlist as an Italian military aviator. father, who lives, there, and several j Wldmer brothers and sisters .in this country, among them being Mrs. Reynolds.' ot Granum. His father was notified tins morning, Naturally his sudden death -wos in Hair: groat blou- to his 'coiiifades.'pl the he was ji fy FALABA NOT ARMED popular and. gicaily .beloved. Slajor Stewart, iiv.au .interview this inorniiiR spoke very highly 61 him, saying IhaL be -was'lis good- a sohlicr as bu was lacrosse, Lit- Funcrnl airangcmchts .will .not- he until word" it; received :ftom. the London, April S, 2 ofricial inrorumtlon bureau is- BLiUeineiil today saying that the Uritisli atcnmer'.Fal- sunk at-'sea.qn-Slarch'28, by n Gorman submarine, with a loss of ftver 100 lives noL armctl. father of tlie ;