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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 22, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta MARKETS May Miy ggts.......... October whs'at........... WEA1 High 32 Forecatti milder VOLUME VIII. LETHBIUBGE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY, APRIL 22, 1915 NUMBER 111 GUI AWAY School Board Effects a Big Saving in Requirements for 1.915 The public srhool board will rcnuiro about of new money from NEW CATAPULT DEVICE USED-BY TH In Eight Months British Gov: Has Accomplished Almost Impossible Feat London, April Dally' News commenting in its editorial on th Hoiiso of Commons, says; Estimates were consiiloicd al :i "I" eislit mcntlis tho governmcn special of tlie lioaril lust IUIB created an anny on a conUnenta year's estimates o[ nearly Hoiiso of Co Estimates were consiiloicd al :i "I" eislit night, nnd save for (letiuli, me malts lor this yeai' is nhouL as against foe. last, year. There is available, Jicwercr, 601.44 from last year, of wliicli 375.00 is government, grant, halance over liabilities, iluc [rom the city on last year's taxes, and 127.54 available sale o[ (Inbcn- luros. The actual amount really re- quired, then, t5 uiioiii. wliieli, however, allows no margin for emer- such us unpaid taxes, etc. Tho board will ask (or or possibly :Lo give u workable margin. The statement will hu com- pleted and scut to the commission- ers this week. On teachera' salaries a saving ot nearly be'tn efieoUHl. On supplies account R saving of about will be effected: The board lir.s cut the allowauce for repairs, carppji- ier's wages-and such Hums, down to HC utmost clial "'as conlcm itary IntervGiitloi.. was six .divlal Today we have at the front more (ban MIX times that olbc words, over tliree-quiirters of a mil ion as efficient, aswel'l officered, ant as well equipped as any army In En thnt. number will be dou bleil as the months go on. This is. an achievement Cor which there Is no comparison in the history of any country." g- an s s, ow o the verv minimum this year, and sub- stantial savings have iiten efiectcd in other items. Taxes will lit about lower tljau last year. A bigger cut in this was at first ciitimalnd, but tlie board did not figure upon tlic additional frontage taxes the rommis- Bioners now purpose to enforce for boulevards and sewers. The board "controls a total frontngc of over 000. feet, taxable .for- these pirposes. London, April F. Just late Canadian trade commissioner al Hamburg, Germany, who 'was detainee there for six months, .and recently was exchanged lor a German repre seiitiitivd in SouLh Africa, leaves foi Russia on Friday (o study trade con- ditions there, on behalf of the Canad- ian government. Mr...lust expects t" remain In Russia about four months. OFFICIALS AID IN FIGHTING PEST LOCAL SUBJECTS OF ENEMIES'COUNTRIES WILL BE CARED FOR Action IB to be taken very shortly by the United States consular ser- vices, acting on behalf of the German, AuBtro-Hunffarian and Turkish sov- ernmenfg, to take care of and provide -relief and .work Eor all German ,Aus- trliu, Hungarian and Turkish sub- jects in liethbridge, as well as else- where, wlio happen to be. in destitute Circumstances, or who arc in need of lelp. -Notice; to this efiect'wDs received this morning by the city commission- ers from S. C. Peat, U.S. consul al' Calgary, "who ftaks that the commiB- {urnfBh him with the number of lubJectB of above, countries who are reildentjn this.cbnBUlar .dis- trict, what amount of mobey H Is estimated -will bo required "to he'i them out ot: their dlfUcultfea. The comniisslonera will comply .with tlic request. It is underatood- that the Lethlmdge consular district In- cludes also the outlying coal cainps and posBlhly Taber and one or two other close .There IB'a Jarge number of -Austrian.and Hun- garian subjects who are in need of re- lief and these will he looked after.1 The United States consular service IE, of course, looking after the inter- ests of the Germnn, AUBtrian and Turkish governments in belligerent countries during1 the period of the "war. The providing of relief.for thtie people will lift a considerable burden from the shoulders of the city authori- ties. U. S. Consul Psat of wii JD city last nignt connection with ihia matter. AT HIE; ARRANGING AN ITALIAN AGREEMENT British Gain at Hill 60 Was Strategic Victory, But Losses Were Again are Successful in Hiirigary Tliis huge catapult Is being used be German positions in France. Paris, April agreement between Italy and Serbia, which will have :v direct bearing up- on Italy's position will be signed within a 1'ew days, states the Matin, Avhich declares that representa- tives of Britain, France and Riissia have all had a liancl in the negotiations. RECALL SUBJECTS A Geneva dispatch says Austrian an j d German subjects in Switzerland beon recalled by their govern ments. It is also reported that the Italian government haa requisitioned all Italian engaged in trade with the United States. 'ill enable them to attack Lille the rear of Ypres, which will enable to attack LJIIa the rear. The Germans are retreating ilightly between Labaasee and Bethune. The Journal statei that the British success in the region south of La' :ee haa resulted In an advance of six hundred metres, more thin one- d r.f 3 mile. letlaw District A'so Reports Conditions as Very Favorable May Discuss Awarding of Con- tract for Airriy Shells to Local Firm ADELE TRAGIC LIFE Daughter of Victor Hugo Dies Alone and Friendless in Paris BRITISH WIN STRA TEGIC VICTORY AT HILL NO. 60 i- The British press concedes that the taking of Hill No. Crop conditions -in the -Noble- dis-: Da rid; commissioned Paris. April young- riet. wcro --never better, according to I by-the shell coinmiUije the Domin- est daughter of Victor HUEO, died ycs- S, knoivn 'CM terdajr i in Suresnes, a heat, 100 acres o [barley, and 75 ores or aax He w. 1 also sow about 50 acres or liiffercnl of gram mcludiBB anea ol allalja ndas mucli'or.conirpc.foddor. I-LW Anril 99 There will he t] 6 (ma. Works stating :that ,j1Ir (j mtlrj how. -f Colnosic.s inicntions as to-aVai-dinr a contract bere. Kit is a" Possihlc to such a COB- ib being-puli in :eding is ahout half .comnlctc'rt. heat will predominate with-a con-I Hat nas better. Twelve Buried in the Ruins of Fallen Walls EDMONTON AND CALGARY MEN WOUNDED Birmingham, Ala., April Tlic tearchcra .-today, "continuing work among ruins of two retail i April list, Princess Patrloin'a Cauad- isu Light Wounded, April 18, 713 Private Thbmie Fraiicis, next'of kLn F. Francis, 1115 T.weUth street, Alta., Wounded, NINE-YEAf death list ...would reach at. least Five bodies have been recovered and several other persons Ijciiercd to have .been in. the crowded huiltlings when the crash occurred .-were reported mlKing. More, than a score, were suffering from npre.'or leis scriou.i ir.juricK. will, flvo stories was vesJteMd.hy fire and toppled nvel'dnriog a windstorm.. Holt, 213 Tsve'nty-fifth avenue, Patereon, N.J., April old e Everett Is charged the murder of ble chum. Michael Quaint, eUjhl old. ,The Everett boy was oft the street by a lady, who uw him trundling a wheelbarrow in Wblch was tbe body of young Quaint. He slid at first that hie chum bad been struck by an automobile, and" lie taking the hospital. The woman saw a bullet mark1 boy's lead, and called for'an: ambulance. doctor said the boy had been kill- ed by the bullet: YOUDE Everett told I several stories about .the matter, nut. of the school In play. Michael notic ed a satchel and asked what was He replied that it was none of Jlicb- CHILDHIN INJURED IN eLIVELAND ACCIDENT Ohio, April dtfwnmdonililttiii, their way to a Mhaol'for cripples, were injured, three wheii'. Ihe" bus Jn was struck "liirt.latii? French Generals Sent to Reserve Paris, April moto Fronch generals have baetr placed ei- ther on the.reserve, or retired to make way. Tor younger or more aotlTfi mon. The official journal cohtilaf the nanies of: eleven vJsJppB and IS ficnerilg of been relletetl frc aeryfce.- Ael'a builneaa, and had Blurted down- he heard the report of a abot. .Jie returned and fo.iiDrt Tu.chnel lying on the'Cflsor. He could not 'rous'p hfm, BO he took tUe boy over Jifs ciicrled him downfltairs and foi the 'wheelhafcrow, Intending to take him to the hospital. Aa the youngster talked he grow very sleepy, and when tie finished leUlnE. nbout the revolver lie frll Mleep In :bji father's arms. All Erirett. wu .allowed to'take Uiu boy on hU.promise.tu have him in court tbli tlie. police have charfed him with-murder. There are no powder marks of the dead, boy, ind the bo contend that marks irould niVe Mine Strike in London, April 22. 1.45 com- promise, in-the dispute between Eng- lish miners and their employers, el- iminating- the danger of: a strike, la expected as a result of a national con- ference of iiilne owners and miners here today. .suburb ot this city, at S3 year. The Bad zJid tragic life story of Adele Hugo, many years ago, aroused the sympathy of the world. As a girl she was Jridnapped at Guernsey by English officer. All Europe was searched for her, hut her tarents ob tainetl no trace of her whereabouts. Several months later a giil, found wandering alone in the streets cf New York, apparently demented, de- clared, "1 am the daughter of Victor Hugo." This was the only statement she ever made, j She was sent back to Paris, hut her revealed. She (ailed to recover en- tirely her reason, and after.the death oLher father, lived a solitary existence in her villa, morose and seldom speak- ing. 'When she did consent to con- verse; it never wns of the past, airHlc. Hugo's only appearances in public were when she "went to Paris to witness from tho back, of a, dark- ened box the reproduction of one of her father's playa. Apparently she liad DO friends and never received visitors. Successor To Col. Stewart Not FIGHT OPENS ON DARDANELLES A strong Turkiih army it preparing to offor resistance to the land forces, with which the Alllei expect to attack the Dardanelles fortlflcatlonlf in the rear. An Athena dispatch the Turks have selves strongly along the coast or the Gulf of Saroi. It is In this according to unofficial that English and French troops have landed. Troop encampment! along the coast are belnfl bombarded by war-; ships of the Allies. RUSSIAN VICTORY .Pitrograd, April Is asserted that attacks, of the Austrian forces on the Russians who invaded northern Hungary have failed, in, sec-: tions the enemv being routed, with large losses. MAY SETTLE TROUBLE Geneva, April deadlock In the negotiations between and Italy has been broken, and hopes of a settlement of the question if issue without retort to arms have been revived In Rome. .It not known. By persons-other than those, closely concerned what change Is taking place to relieve the apparently hopeless situation, but Rome assume! thai either.; Austria or Italy' has mads some concession. WILL CO-OPERATE TO SOLVE PROBLEM OF UNEMPLOYED Mayor J-Iardie of Lethbridge will co- .this winter BO acutely- as at other can--, operate with Die mayors all import- tree, although this- summer IB expected ant cities throughout the Dominion Jn to iiimJsh- 'Alonj this .line., bringing lorcibly to .tlie attention of; Caisiry .and Winnipeg have-been, the Borden 'and 'the Dominion (chief sufferers, the letter from Gal-, tin absolute .necessity, ot ad. jary stating: that, the situation .wai] opting some definite policy for the re- lief of the destitute and the.unem- ployed in the centres ot Canada. So acute has the situation become in other centres, particularly in "Calgary very mutt, there. The following It the iropMs! wired to Mayor. Hardle by Mayor of "It his been suggelted that a cqn- ,d Winnipeg, "that Mayor Waush ot forence of the mayors all cities in I Lici cenfcly "may-leave shortly to take to "wire his .support to the movement. el confidently expected that Capt. has been second in com- mand, will be the choice. 'situation in Leth- The pro; posed conference, after would confer with the Federal gov- ernment, and urge immediate action.'. "If you think such .a conference ad- visable and necessary, please wire m> bridge, of course, has not slating if'your city will Illustration Plots Located in the South Drastic Action by Japan British Submarine Snnk by Germans Tokio, April The promliwnt April The German Ad- mlrnlty atinounesd. today that a BH- itical associations solutions In favor SIB MAX AIITKEN ILL Word-- has reached Toronto that Sir Jlax eye-wlt- nens for the Canadian forces at ,tho front in been Ininlldcd home, suffering from Sir 'Aiax Is a bro- (lier Aitken of Leth- have pasted re- of Japan 'taking James Finer, of the Dominion .de- drastic measures aoalnit t.he meetings were arranged to the public, to what the ruclutlons partment of is in Charge of the location of illustration plots throughout. is akpucst At tlie.'. Alexandra today. He 'wfts in Gonsiiltatjon with .Profeasor Fairfleld of the" fcxperimentiil. Farni here, tills. .morning.. Mr. Fixter. hflB located '11- JuBtration plbla at Carmaugay, 'Grassy Lake and Alllk io, locate ley.erali. tbore in 'the, south, plots" are; for'- the purposo of carrying OD demoaalrilions In be the lion." "leriaulneli of ths sltul ANOTHER Man., April' Ot- taw.'i special .to Prtw today ia'ye: "It is reported .in circles lodoy thai (overnaenl jesdtri today decided tb dlHolve parllsmsnt a'nd CHI! a t'eueral .etectlon, iv irouablj- be set tlth >.wit sunk five ago In .waters .that lit. btlwcsn mtlnlsnil and the Island of Htligo- land, on: of tht most important nuin nnvil stations. SubmirlnM obMrvtd