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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 14, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta May wheat October whent May oati WCA1HEK Hi8h r. r Forecast: Fair; VOLUME V1H. LETHBIUDGE, ALBEKTA. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 1915 NUMBER 104 Legislature Votes Two Million to Central Canada on Straight Party Split CENSURE BORDEN ON NATURAL RESOURCES Edmonton, April M'. With Uic Foreigner Appropriates Chunk of Staffordville Thor- oughfare COMMISSIONERS TO TAKE SOME ACTION i GENKIIAL D'AMADK Trend) general commands Uic II a Zeppelin had dropped a bomb VLosiiiicis'ot'a'ii'iBiit holiday to attend into SlaftordvJlle last the opening ol ihi; horse show the coum uot imve been more excitement'allicil land forces tit the Dardanelles. legislators cut their Epecch.cs short was tins morning wlwii _ ___; yesterday altpruoon, an the residents of Church street woke o'clock when the tlh'i- to Rod that, part of the thoroughfare bion took place, on the resolution to had heen leuccd in, leaving only a luau the Central Canada railway ]auc fcct wide where yesterday Laborites in Paris to Call General Strike Paris, April 14, made by prominent; citizens, extremists In labor circles have decided to call a general strike today as a protest over the death of one of the demonstrators who was wounded by the police En charging iho crowd which harj gath- ered on Sunday for a mass meeting, at which Italy's attitude regarding the war was to be discussed. Leaders of the strike movement declined to heed appeals made to their patriot- ism, on the ground that such a mani- festation might weaken the prestige of Italy, especially abroad. A. DUU'ITT KOKTKH Commissioned by Ihfi sovcrnmcn lo purchase horses in Scotia Somcj of the transactions Lou place under Ihis commission iiflcr in vcstiir.il I anything conceive by David Ilaruui. ior a. near-riot and Austrian Italian Irom to Hivcr Crossing. Tlic vote i was the sigual was 34 for 17 the only Bcrlal, an ficnlecs were three members OD active .Tyrol, was Uic perpetrator. service. j surveyor never made a good The speakers were .Crawford, South 'job of Stiillordville, and its streets Edmonton; SonUi Calgary; are laws unto themselves. However, Sutler, Lacombe Stanley, High the residents o[ Church street had River; Macponald, Pembina Hud- always thought they hail a 30-foot son, Wainwright, and Hoadlcy, Oko- thoroughfare until this morning. Jlc. toks, the latter saying Canada would Uertal, however, has ihc word of J. receive no 'immigrants until long af- V. Hamillon, surveyor, that his pro- tcr the war. Tha speeches contained psrty extends 19 iuet over the old JitfclR or nothing that was new, sur- street line, and go I busy last night oral discussing the A. A: G. W. and erecting a fence giving him 19 feet ot C. N, il. lines rntlicr than the ques- street to add to tlie front of his lot. tion under discussion. It was ;i The annexation of the street caused straight party vote. Patterson, of thii outhurst in the foreign quarter, Peace Hiver voted With "his party and t anil iratu citizens telephoned the com- rccbivctl the plaudits of Ihc house. 'missioners to got a move-on and stop "He's a riira exclaimed [Jic outrage. Accordingly the commis- Hoadlcy. The house then went into sio'nurs hurried over to tlie scene in committee on the resolution and tlic the "Red and found Mr. Bertal bill based OD it wna introduced and hard at work on. his -annexation. Don't Forget Your War Taxes Tomorrow The new war taxes go into effect Thursday. Any letter or post card wK'ich does not carry an extra cent or two-cent stamp, as the case requires, Will bs Gent to the dead letter Whenever possible the war stamp must be used, but ordinary stamps may be used, TAX ON CHEQUES The most Important tax which the public must bear in mind ja the two-cent stamp on cheques, promissory notes or bills of exchange. No cheque will be honored which has not this stamp affixed. The following quotation from the new act dcafs with this: "Any party issuing a cheque, promis- sory note or bill of exchange without affixing a two-cent stamp, is liable to a penalty of A bank has no authority to affix a stamp which the maker or any of these instruments has neglected to affix, as for the bank to do so would only be to encourag- laxity on the part of the issuing public and would result in trouble for the ba ik in collecting the two cents." given a. first reading- A motion was passed today ring to the public accounts commit- tee all mattors referring to the cmi- of scheme. Then thej- hurried back to Ike coun- cil chamber, consulted maps and call- ed City Solicitor Uall into consulta- April reiil name of Changes considered drastic by the struction and maintenance of thejtion. That- 111 feet of perfectly telephone system, street must he saved u the city has Camrosc, and Campbell, to -gek out an injunction against the'martial on charges oi arson and es- Pohoka, "will tomorrow move that swiping party. Mayor llanlie says is Raymond Tlufl Schwind this houafl regrqts that the Bight the street has heen. recognized, as the man known, as Raymond stiecp ranch'ers ot Southern Alberta boda, now on trial hefarc a court are ei Ottawa, April public ac- counts committee held its last meet- ing of tlie session yesterday. Hon. Hon. Sir Robert ttorderi has failed to implement his promise made prior to the federal .elections, in 1911; to hand over, the .-natural resources three prairie provinces. ,as ,a 'it was developed at the-hearing yes- of has arisen through tlie tion according u, the Journal- Protests" o' ranchers in the Cowtey aad TW and.fhnchcr Greek-districts following street since L8QO, which o tie-the ItiioUy problem. Thi of.Mcci; ana chil- The pcfeut, whose rented drpn. arc. us nnn lipmml T.IIP in f._ _ .f __j.__ in a hill now before the legislature in session. This entitled "An act to govern D. Reid announced that the Rovern- and. regulate-the driving or trailing' ment did not intend to let the ques- of horse purchase inquiry drop moved a resolution callin appointment of.a small I -M J 1 1 il -1 .ailCjiCtl UCULUUill'HJllS CUI11NU liUHl OY OJILI uunv ti ivitj i-.Jg.-.-the -Jron. are as one behind the city m flom the investigation into the fire nocks Livingstone range. the parliamentary recess. I the-fight to save -fhe street. WHEAT HITS HIGH SPOTS "Wheat has hit the high spots again. Vinnipes p'rices went to this on" strong export demand, and local track prices, as a result, are over the. WO .mark for the second time Jn the modern history. oE the city. Track huyers are paying 140% today, the only ctlisr time local wheat evqr reached that price being early in the year 'when, wheat on the market touched '.he.159 mark. only sorry feature of the wheat busi- ness today is that Iun- licved to he in charge of. the German gary uatigs upon the possession of general start. The whole campaign in pass where the invaders NEW COMMANDER FOR THE PATS are the east' pivots on Uzsolc. pass, where meeting with the .most stubborn re- the forces are in such sistance. great strength that the efforts oi tha Several days ago the Russians cap- Russians to reach the Hungarian. TI c number of sheep, to he .trailed The probable dale oi starting Tlic name pi responsible .Jt J0 U111. _.....___ son will he in charec ciiilly nnnounced that Captain ircar of Uasok puss, hut since then are satisfied with their repent. H C. Bulter of tlie Rifle Bri- tlio Teutonic allies. Imve checked the cesses, between the Mouse and the slicep i; tured a position wliich gave' them plains are likeljr to be prolonged: London April 1-1 is offi- A i command of a road leading to the In the west, the French apparently suc- the Provided that said notice shall not .J. ims Deen appointed to .'.movement in this The im- Lorraine frontier, and claim only to be necessary where the sliccp arc -Cqmmand' the Princess Pntri- pnrtance of tlie Carpathian opera- have conie in contact with iug driven directly to market. Ottawa, April Soldiers' Voting Bill was re- reading. 3. Sheep' that arc being driven trailed orer public roads, trails i road allowances of the Province j Alberta must-lie in charge of the A "on'el or his agent, whose duty it _ Captain C. cla's Canadian-Light Infantry tions is indicated halE-heartcd man entanglements in .this region: OI- "in place dl! the late Lieut-Col A.'actions reported from the other sec- German reports assert that de- or Farquimr Builer is tors on Llie long-oastern front, where termined attacks French have of porary-rank-of-lieutenant-col- cvcii the counter in East been repulsed along thisjectdr. Pirob- .J, Galicia wliicli evidently was planned ably no session of-the parliar H. Vanderslnys i! to divert Russian, efforts frotm the ment since the opening_ of .the of the 44th Lincoln and Wfl- i a day. (Continued nn page laud, .regiment, lias been pointed staff captain Royal-Artillery. 3 The Man Who Bombarded Rheims Cathedral arid His Staff BillFinley Gone In Spokane Now D! Finlej-'is iiu sident. "Big for the Dry Farming Congres the city quietly about ten dayi a Spokane who came to Lcthbridge as publicity commissioner Congress, left ten days ago, and according lo friends who have received Jotters from him, is now in- terested in a liiR .mining syndicate in Spokane. As publicity commissioner, secretary of the Associate Boards of Trade and promoter, of the Leth- bridge Public Market "Uig UilP'-was a familiar Jigure in the south; and his leaving wijl occasion regret in many Quarters. RESPECTING MEMORY OF AlE LINCOLN D.C., April were Bent out from here to- day to all parts wo'rld, where the United IE officially repre- sented for the oliservanco'of the innlveriiry ol Ut.'dekth of Abraham First Payment of Compensation Airangcnionts have hcen madc whcreby the Hillcrcst Collieries, Ltd., will pay over the. first instalment ol compcnsaLiuu; resulting from tlie mine disaster of last spring, on June 1. The total amount oi coinpcnsation reaches close to quarter million niark, and the amount paid in June will run into live figures. Since the agreement was reached between the owners of the mine am) the -counsel fpr the widows and. orphans, thc.num- ber of names on schedule ciilit- [iug full compensation of 'has acen increased Irom 51 to 75, and it is believed full- compensation will eventually be paid to -over-- 90 fam- BAD WINDSOR Windsor, Ont., April 14.-rFIre wblch hroHe out at 4. 15. o'clock Una norplnc ilestroyocl the mill of John 'IgBOtt fc Hens; a'largc inmber firm, Ith-p-ianla here anij in Ohalham. Tlio oil IB eBtiinited at'iuiiooo, I IN THE CENTRE IS GENERAL. VON .COMMANDING V; POS1TB REIMS ioth nssBuvv, .HERMAN CORPS OP- passes, seems to have'been prosecut- lias awaited with keener intet- ed with little energy'. est than the sitting which .will.begia The people of the dual monarchy Soldier Members of tlie Legislature Will be Paid Though, lor military reasons Lieut.- Col. Stewart lias been unable to'takc ins iii the ;Alherta Icgislatuic. constituency, will come in .-lor pay under the amendment. The 2dtb Battery in training .the exhibition grounds ia putting'.on during this session, he .will'receive -eiira.spurt these since the jay if an amendment now under con- j recent announcement thot Klichnier sideralion.in the House passes. .The Ranted ibe> second coating- Legislative Assembly Act is being !iavmg lo the require- river.. Tlie'unit'made a very''smart.' iieuts ot the-aul.-Besides appearance ae it passed mlong 5th St. Stcvvuit, CapU Baton, oi Hand Hills en route" to the night camp. GOT HiS" Moose Jaw, tha salutation of... Ho ward 3uvis to R young Indy wlio atteinpred o pass him on the Sixth avenue bridge ast evening. This In. police court he pleaded gully to tb.e offence ind Magistrate .stating his determination' lo 'nut- an end penings in this city, lined (he ac- cused OIL.CO.'S SHAREHOLDERS WANT THEIR Cnlgnrj-, Alta., enernl Cross has been aaked. to bring back to the province julfin Langatir, of the Weitc n Oil ?oV, claiming is a ahorUge of in the company! nocaunU Will Speak to r Business Men The Board of Trade council meet- ing .tomorrow noon atjl3.3Q.ln the Lethbridge hotel take..the-form of a -business men's luncheon short address on 'The Lawi ol Scki- nstuji" b} Haloid H will he the feature Mr Gilbart will kwe his talk on tbe principles Kim at the Sheldon jcbool, nhere M toA a course lut winter II open to iny who cite to ttttcd Phone Swretjly ol the Bout