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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 16, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta MARKETS May wheat.............. 158% October wheat Mty out........'........ WJi WEA 1 36 Id Forecast: Fine and very LETHBR1DGE. ALBERTA. FRIDAY, APRIL 16, 1915 NUMBEU 106 Premier Sifton Moves a Second Reading of Im- portant Measure TAKES UTILITIES OUT OF POLITICS Edmonton, April Sil- May Establish Here for Sorting of Product SHEEP MEN CONFER WITH THE C. P. R. With the shearing .season only a few ton, movjng the .second reading of the weeks away the -Southern Alberta bill to ornate a board o[ public utili- w Grower8. Association is work- ties, said it wae a matter which was rl, not a partisan Rucation at; it had mg to Bet everything in shape been receiving growing attention to a to handle the wool this year, not on- great matij' states and provinces lor ]y cxpodHiously bub., in such a way some years. It. .was taking matters that buyers will be attracted anil a which should not he out price will rcsuli.-Yesterday aftcr- ot the realm of political adrninistra- nnon a committee of the association, tion. Thu. government liaa taken the of President Knight, SEC- besfc oufc ol Lhe Manitoba and Safi- rotary Crest and Frank Colpman held kutchewan bills, there was no rcflec- a conforence with John Halslead, tlou on any department in proving district freight agent of the C. P.' R. certain matters from political man- [rom Calgary, going into the matter agoment. of rates for shipment, and 'while Thure were many questions arising nothing definite was accomplished, in connection with, municipal affairs both .sides of the question, were heard wbicli embarrass membere who had ;ind tiie sheepmen are now iii a posi- to to political effects and this fcion to submit their proposals in act would .relieve tho effect- A.B re- writing lo the railway, company, gorils public utilities there is no com- And out of this conference may pulsion, but he had had a number of result a concentratioa-oE'this year's congratulatory messages from muni- wool clip at dream of i cipal authorities wtt-h the statements the sheepmen for' many years. One J that they would find to submit Of tho proposals submitted to the How the Trenches are Barricaded Zeppelins Again Make Raid London, April Brltlih government fears that Gormany is pfenning an air raid on London. London, April 16, 3 Zeppelin airship visited the eaot coan-t of England shortly after midnight, dropping faomfaa on several towns and doing considerable damage to property. As far as has been ascer- tained, only one person, a woman, was injured. It is said ehe was only slightly hurt. The airships dropped four bombs on Maldon In Esiex county, 30 miles norlhcaot of London, but no damaye resulted. were also dropped in the Heybridge baaln, two mrfes across the river. These act fire to some buildings. The airships came up the Blackwater river, and over the marshes and circled round. A't Lowestoft on the North Sea in Suffolk county, three bombi were dropped, considerable damage to house property in the centre of the town resulting. A lumber, yard also was set on fire. The window panes In many houses were shattered. Three horses belonging to the railway company were killed. Previously ths aircraft had visited Southwold, twelve miles south of -Loweitoft, and haying missed striking that town with mlEBiles, went on to Halesworth, eight miles Inland. They then again returned to South- wold and. dropped six bombs, According to the latest accounts, after leaving Lowestoft, the air- craft passed over Harwich, (n the division of Fellxstowe. It said now that a dozen .bomb's were dropped in Meldinj but that only one building, a .workshop in London road was struck. Anti-airiraft 'guns were heard during the night al Gravesend and SheernesK. The authorities had warning of a raid, as Dutch telegrams reported that Zeppelins were coming across the sea in the direction ol England. STORY OF ZEPP RAID IN BRIEF Austrian Officials Admit They Would Like to Have Peace London, April least two Zep- pelins raided the coast of Suffolk and d dropped .ondon, but BO far as material damage Is concern, ed the attack of the Germans was 5 Essex early thit morning, an 'M bomba within 36 miles of Lo bylaws bringing public utilities part- c. V. K. is that wool from various successful than on previous occasions. A A large number of bombs were drop- ped on towns anH villages, but no loss of life resulted. The number of airships which took part in the raid IB uncertain, but it was assuredly more than one, as at- tacks wers made within a few minutes of each other at points 70 miles apart. The -first-was'dn Maiden at 12.20. a.m., by-a Zeppeline, which previously passed" over. Burnharn. and-Southmliv ster. After dropping bombs at Maiden the airship turned north, and let more explosives at Heybridge. It may have been the same craft Besn at "one o'clock flying over Har- wich, in the direction of Ipswich. at least under the commission, points in-south Alberta should be. The. premier Instanced..tho extension shipped here, partly-sorted and stor- of-street railways" as one which In a large warehouse, to. be proves irtmblBSoMO at times and could bought fronT'there by eastern buyers. be settled by such a board. To make this plan feasible the sheep- At times members 'are asked to do men arc asking that the C.P.R. give ttu'ags by. municipalities.with which balance' of rate from Leth- .not ftgiee' and a commiEflion briage bnf such' shiphientiS.'.That is, if would remove such, difficulties. The wool is-shipped from' CJonrad', tlie) 12.30 and.12.35 a.m. on Southwold, ten iles south of Lpwestoft, on the North a. Sea. -comriiistfon would be'a providing, .vQommistfon ey good thing ask that it allowed 'to pass is a good through- ietibriflge warehouse, to and when, sold, ue.seriton to its dcs- thfj. respect .of. the tinatfpn, at the through siiph-aV.the rale to. -Boston. This He would1 rather have no commission scheme- would be equivalent to that than a-mVstik-E in appoint-j given millers who mil] in transit. ing the'first commissioners. "We can-; If the proposal is', accepted hy the not nlTord to. take chances just be-jc. P. R. the sheepmen will iinmcdi- calise individually, we lecl BOmeono' ately cant about for a big warehouse would be. a good man, but we must in Lctlih'ridge, and if is juat'possible have men .whom, the great majority that they may seoiire-the main exhi- o'f the people thought proper." He bition hall at the .'lair grounds for they should lie given salaries the purpose. A light track would be which would -place them ahovc. the laid from the fair grounds' siding lo necessity, of.roaking.-.money elsewhere, tlie warehouse, and" in it would be They should he men who would te- stored until >aold tie pounds gerd i, the end of their life work. He of wool clip oi this year. Sheepmen regarded men.who pulled wires to jet generally are enthused with' ths'i'dea, on the eominiasiqn as men Unsuitable jind are coiilldent that they, will bo for the position. able to demand n much better price The premier spoke.hut briefly, prom- under the proposed method of hand- istag any explanations required as tho ling the. clip. Ml] proceeded. His reniarks met with the approval ol the opposition [rout benches .wlio punctuated the remarks with and' applause. Mr. Lpvrty, of Alexandria, foUow- rd. He said in the paat tbe premier at independent management'of telephones, but today like an oppor- tunist he seeks a- change.- The polntiMnt- of a. utility commission was ah ..acknowledgement of dcreleo- tioa :in'dntyX The-youthlul member waa proceeding-along these lines when the premier upset his argument hy explaining that the bill not re- lieve the1 government of responsibil- ity of.toe telephones. Proceeding, the speaker condemned the administra- tion of- the telephone system, instanc- PROVIDES FOR A was made between The fire started by a bomb from the Zeppelin, which iff in a iarge tim- ber yard soon lit up Lowestoft. "It is the biggest fire I have seen in Low. said an Inspector of police. The well-stocked yard and store burn- ed fiercely ,and defied all efforts of the fire brigade to get it under con- trol for three hours.. Fortunately, no one, so far as can be ascertained, has been injured. When last seen, the aircraft was fly- ing out to sea due east, as if making a bee line for home. London, April'.'16, 2 Is re- ported, that a German aeroplane at midday today dropped bombs near Herne Bay In. Kent, six miles from Lowtttoft, April 16, ajr raid here tonight.1, -Shortly before large wa's .obiervcd 'flying over the towny arid ratderis began .dropping explosives and yirfar as can be ascertained, three, were throyun. One set fire to a building. A'lady WSB slightly injured shattering of glass-while three horseti belonging to the railway com- pany Were killed. Harwich, .April 16, 2 12.55 o'cJock-'inis morning, a -cigar-shaped airship.passed over Harwich at a con- siderable altitude, coming from the North'Sea. It also pawed ovei- Felix- stodwe, and went In-the direction of jpawicn. The airship showed no No bombs were dropped iii Harwich. London, April act- ivity at the Gsrmsn airship basei at j Eniden and Cujthavan today li report- In telegrams from Holland. An urgent calf was Itaued In Lon- don this afternoon for special police to go on duty at fi p.m. According to reports from Holland three Zeppellna were todtj- fly- Ing westward over Dutch iilandi In the North Sea. Count Zeppelin Is Kaid to be direct- Ing the movements at CuxhaVen. London no longer conilderg itself Immune from air raiders of tho Zeppe-, lin type. It is realized alGo that even aeroplanes could bombard the city. Nevertheless, the public IB skeptics) of the power for harm of the Ztppe- lin. French official reports claim, a suc- cessful bombardment from the oky of the Imperial German headquarterc, In retaliation for a Zeppelin atcault on Nancy. AUSTRIA WANTS PEACE London, April 16, 2.49 Pet- rograd dispatch to Dally Mall says: "While denying categorically that Austria hss any direct .peace advances to. Russia, officials the city of Canterbury, which it 53 [here admit that peace miles east of London. from the Pope at the insti- gation of private In Austria- Hungary- ,The Pope's communication merely asked whether, if Austria were willing, Russia wnufd enter Into nego- tiations with a view to peace. The answer was that if Austria deslretf peace she must ask the AHlea for their condition, which would then be cpn-: idered and communicated to.the.Aus., trlan .government." FRENCH AIRMEN BUSY. "Switzerland, April MB, Berlin, (by wirelesi to aviators bombs near Krotzingen and ori Villin- L on don, April 16, 2.20 hostile aeroplanes .ware reported over London, April 16, 2.05 p.m. A Ger- man aeroplane dropped bombs this af- ternoon on Sittingbourne. Linda n, April ,1.6, 3; pijti. dam- age done by the German aeroplanes Kent has been negligible, so far as Is known up'to the present time. Two bombs -were dropped on- Fav.ershami but. no damage .resulted.... ____ [Sittlngbourue is In." the- county, ol Kent, ten miles fi'oni' JlochcfltGrJ .It has a tiopulation of Faversham also is in Kent and fa ten -m west northwest of Canterbury.. It lias population of Mechanics Lien Amended-Mbre Grants for Field Grain Competition? and coal ihipments to i bridge, of efg i show that Edmonton, April house went into committee ol the whole last night on several .hills, tlie Leth-' number ol statute amendments Edmonton, April legisla- ture spent another busy day chiefly committee advancing hills to the stage. At tbc night session "a Medicine Hat, ;Calgary ;.city. long distance are excessive. He charged .all .hia complaints about the system up .to over-capitalization and cation inserted an "amendment pre- school and put through. An amendment was whereby provision is made to dp viding that all collected 'for wll" the necessity of the claim- mnnpv hnr- ant issuing a writ-within the speci- fed time, alter the filing of the claim rural conipanieH. He con- deinned th'e enMu administration ol the syiiyetn as political. R. Campbell adjourned the de- bate -Mil the night' session. Grassy Lake Neuve Chapelle days alter icnt is in- j to the: Speaker Back on Senate Job SPEAKER LANDRY Otta.'wfl, Ont., April "strike" of; Senator speak- er bC.the..Senate, came.to an end yesterday, on the eve of proroga- Landry went on elrike because of the ".differences .with.the internal economy comiriH- tee .of the Senate, in regard to.con- trql. of the offlcialB of the upper the attitude of the commlt- approved hy a, majority of the iipp0r house, including mera- bera parties. WHEAT SOARS Wheat is doing; things these days. On Wednesday it'closed on tlie Win- nipeg market'at l.SOJr'; on Thursday it closed a cent higher, and this niGZfiing'..opened at so that it is within a cent of the high water mark set some -three months October wheat is the highest it has been 'yet, opening at Winnipeg this morning at 1 .13J. May Use Tax Stamps For Any Purpose gen and DonauscTilngen, towns '.In _jdc, on April 13, according to the Na- tional Zeitung. These places are said to be without anil-aircraft guns.'' OPERATIONS EXTENDING Although no great battles are in pro- -esi, with the exception of th, pro- tracted struggle, on tho 116-mUe front between Bartfeld and Stry In the Car- pathians, active, operations arc being undertaken over Increasingly wide sec- tions of'both eastern and Wlstern fronts. LOCALME tv nw i i IlllT11 ft! I T n 0 Official report! from Part, reveal a Ifjll H lUl I Kll resumption of hostilities in northsrn III I II 111 I llH'Francs, particularly in the nelihbor- III I II 111 I M Of Arris. HOSTILITIES RESUMED Broke Into the 'Crystal Dairy But Their Haul Was Small. Yeggmen who show all the ear- marts of being, the product, are at. ivork ..in i.-LuLlihridge. Last night the Crystal- Dairy was broken Dutch, steamer RUSSIANS TAKE UP ATTACK In the east the Russians have taken up the.attack along the Warsaw-front, aner tne long wlnier lull. the capture of a village near.siehi'c- zew aoout 30 miles 'rrom the Polish capital. In the vicinity'of bisovileb, noar the Prussian frontier, flaming also has been resumed. HOLLAND ANGRY -J i Holland Is stirred oeeply. into some time after inidnigllt, the j cargo consigned to the jovcrnmeiil.of. War tax stamps issued by the pus-' safe blown and in''cash Netherlands. .._.: r r al department may be used today So far the police haye no-trace oi The Dutch Marine Ministry, .liter for anr "purpose lor which stamps ale the perpetrators, hut every clue is an Investigation expressed tne opinion required, according to the .following being followed anil something is liable that the vessel was sunlc by t German :message" received'this afrernoon by "to drop" at any minute. I Postmaster Hamty "It has been'.decided upon which tnfl 'words have-been printed, for 'prepayment of To show that'the yeggs'were h'n- J '-.tlic safe with nitro- so'yio- hat postage ished they clew ".war tax" glycerine, the "i may be accepted lently that the safe- was blown into K.; postage. Under bits, part of it being. driven through no -circumstances are inland revenue the walls oi the building.. Residents letters, of the at the- corner of 13th anything contain- uc lssuei1 Tithin c ed herein or any other act or ord'in- sucb This amendmi ance to tlie contrary. the trutees to relieve what up any public or separate school board Present has been a hardship on the', shall have all' the borrowing Powers llebtor as in instances creditors; conferred upon a town or district by who were willing to give the debtor the school ordinance-or amendments an extended period of credit could not thereto do so for a period longer than ninety, j ______________________ School districts are required- claJ's' otherwise the lien would lapse; Feb. 15th to supply :the municipal Jlr- Tivewljc brought up the necessity prorogation is reached Sat- councii with an estimate ..ot- Ihc o( an amendment to the joint stock 'night depends on George P. amount deemed -necessary [or cxpen- companies act so as to .protect the Siiiilli's 'resolution condemning Uor- dituro for .the year, and council must Public, against swindling companies, for. noi keeping the promise re pay in lour instalments-on the last especially those handling.oil proper, .natural resources. The opposition do (lay of March, .June, "Sepiembcr and ties- "c the government to ,not want it'-moved and'if it is they I December.'Kor estimates 1P order -inspection at threaten a. blocjiade ol business. To- A ion of Jonei, a highly re- raust be submitted by May 15, an> ani1 Premier said he had -nmny Liberals were urging on ipected resident.of tbe Grassy. Lake the payments made..on the last day objection. Mr. Tweedie said.con: smith lo go ahead and have tbc air. jllitrlct, fell in tbe battle of Neuve Of june, August, October and 'DC- sidenbie crootcd woik had cleared, Vhile others want him to Chapelle: Mr. Jones received the tad cembcr. In tbe event, ol a default on ed, one company official having. disr withdraw it and bring atout profo- news'Imat.Friday, in .from part of the council the amomjt with a large lurn. While bSa i gallon'. lon-m-law In the old country. He had becomes a debt to -.tin school board amendments to the school ordinance stamps- to he .accepted postcards, postal Bptes or post office St. and Bill Avp. S., heard thp ex- money orders. jpJosion hut did .not inforrii.thc. police 'H. M. COULTER, "Deputy. Postmaster Geni Postmaster Hamly-atates that -matters a grea" The euggeetion has been made te; the French mlniKrv gfvM'irlnij that each ship of the Allies' by Qfr- man be replAcfd.' WOULD BELGIUM BE. NEUTRAL! Amsterdam, via Londen, April. Rome id-respondent of Tljq the Germany In so that it was this morning that j ha, alked the Belgian jovsmment, :vent 'ot'thi g BtJgl.n piusiuu uuo um.aufc ponce (ayc the Germany so that it was this morning that i ha, alked the Belgian go department received its: first in- (through the Belaisn legati' it this timalion. Some residents in.the. vi-i whether, in the.'ev t deal cinity declare tlie safe-blowers drove German armies svacuatini whicli they, "are -put out specifically! ting in hy the roof, anil leaving tho Mr. Hamly, the same way. The sale .door war open, people, ol Lothbridge have made few hut tte rash box was. broken into, misliiki pectc'd: ,kes, much less than he had ex- Manager Floret must a prc- t monition, for the day's receipts .were not MTO Ihe boy since he left him, a due immediately. lad ol nine years ago. David John WM his name -and 91 member the ttnitorlali be volunteered wben wir wai dnclir- SENATOR AUDRICH rt went-'to-the trout with -the Welsh In tke charge at whe're the British 'Vroeps'rtrielvely Defeated the Ger- was shot 'through .the head ___.____ DEAD, New York, W. Aldrjch, former U.S. Sank- tor from .lihodti Island, abd for many years prominent fn.'Jle-' -publican .nome here today. died at his HiaDS. -he .-niifi' i-ni and' died 'instantly. He was burled in i t- the field ol-liaktle IM survivors of v.iocmi petit under discussion Mr.. Boyle quoted figures to show that' not twen- ty per cent, ol the pupjls finisTiert the public school course within the com- pulsory-school age.. He: favored- ;fix- ing'filvpen us the age, and it ciderl to make fu'trcn tpc compulsory limit unless a parent sent' the child to work at fourteen. The agricultiiral'i societies, ordinam-e was amended (6 allow n praiit ol to agricultural each'field ol grain ei not to ST. THOMAS JUDGE -DEAD Thomas, Ont., April death .of: Judge J. Hughes this morning in-hls 9.5lh year. mnrkB the close of a and. remarkable career, lie was born -in: KliigBbridge, Devon. England, in 1S20, a son of Rev. David Hugliei. a NoncbnfornilBt mliilflter. to Canada, his parents In 1832 and admitted la tjx bar uf Upper Can- Mounties Have a Speedy Chase Alter an Auto Foremost, April ths trip (com Grassy .Late to Foremost in 4i ;nirau.tes .over, .-rough roads, a mounted, police patrol chased the occup.anis o'l an .auto which they be- Grassy was. (he aim stolen" Irom sonic-days. was caught but-, "proved wrong one, -.aiiri the' oci ut.t the. uarties. .suu ;0. The car be -the Iii were in his pocket at, home, and the bur- glars had their w6rk lor nothing PARTIES UNITE. TO HONCJH PETER OUNN Edmontoa, AJta., April tiro political partiei) -n-e're-imiteil'at sbi o'- clock tonight ib.paylDf honor to Peter Gunn, the yeteraa' member Ste. Ann.; Mrr.Gu'nri.lB.tb be-.'Bwirieil nert 'young Scotch.'lady; IMiss.Nichb) and in lite. 6[ the Louse, and anldil continuous pl'niidits, Speaker a com pliinelltary address an4 I Gitnn with a purse f] u the presented ]50 In gold fellovt ITALY COMING IN! London, April dlspstoh to Times frcm "The situation hen Is undoubtedly critical. "Now, for the firet-tlniiV.tlim Is reason to think Italy'a Intervention Is Imminent Though there Is no flclal confirmatltn of tht report that Italy flnilly tabled her demand! for from Austria Hungary, tham la goW for billevlng that this '-a. M.B and that de. minds far beyond what Austria. Hungary paaatbly aocett" GRAIN IM DIVIDCNDC April Grain Grows' Grain Co, ivHh quarters at Wlnnlpet has Jiilt.maJM out dividend ohcuues smmlUliif la to It: aftei iiasilnj ;