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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 23, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta MARKETS May whgit Ojtober wheat May out! WE so 30 VOLUME VIII. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, APRIL 23, 1915 NUMBER 112 Postal Authorities to Stop Hand Delivery of All Notices, Etc. CITY ABANDONS THIS PRACTICE The city, as well as other corpora- tions, firms and Individuals, haa been Earing money during the past few by delivering letters, water and light etc., around the city by carrier Instead ol putting them through the post office. It seems that this is a. misdemean- or under the postal regulations, and cow that the war tax is in effect, the Dominion authorities have urged upon the people that thus practice must be discontinued. Out ol deference to the wishes ot Me authorities, and having no desire flgbt out the matter, the city commissioners have decided to aban- don this method ol delivery and will henceforth mat! notices, although this will mean a considerably increas- ed expenditure for "them. City Solici- tor Ball has been asked submit an opinion in the matter, hut the com- missioners hare no thought ot at- tempting to evade the war tax by keeping up the practice, and it Is Hkoly'lfc'will be dropped. The city has been saving substantially by the ilffl.rery during tho past lew months. Just how far the -regulation pro- hibiting delivery--of letters by carrier can be in He operation, is a That a man or' a firm to save mon- ey .by personal" delivery ol letters in- -staut- ui mailing seems rather I merchant! and .other business MAP SHOWING LOCATION OF CANADIANS IN FRANCE Sailly appears to contain more Canadians than any other place. The map ehgwa Neuve.Chanpclle, the famou s battleground, and also Lille, against ivLJch. tbs next movement (including Canadians) IB expected to The cross'line indicates the Fm nco-Belgian boundary. KEMP BE SELECTED Toronto, Ont.r April A. E. limp, regarding hli ru- B' have been 'rpaking quite an mo red appointment at head of the pur- past of .den-JchHlng which ,the: DO- Iiverinic hand, and'' many of them declare themselves emphatically'as of the in- tention "to continue the practice in spite of the regulation, .letling the government authorities take aciiuu iC deemed advisable. Tho postal authorities Iiare been pressing the matter in other places, the city oE Winnipeg having hcen tak- en to task. Winnipeg has been saving about 1400 A month .by delivering letters" and .notices: in tha city. tjovcrnmcnt going to .put In charge of thi work of buying war ma- le r I ad, laid he could not at praient mike a abatement, but that the cab- inet on Monday would make an an- nouncement. It likely, however, that Hon. Mr. Kemp, now minister without portfolio m the Borden cabin It either to be eole commlitioner or one of a commlielon of three. SEAFIGHTISONAUSI! Montreal, April banker received a cable IT AI y OTII I today that a big naval battle is raging in the North 11 nL I 0 I L Sea. New York, April despatch from London to the Herald this morning- says thategreat events are pending in the North Sea and a decisive be waged there very shortly between Allied na vy and the fleet of Germany. L! Demonstrate Killing of Cutworm Demonstrations In ths killing of the cutworm will be conducted by Messrs. Strickland .and Anderson, of tfie Experimental Farm, on Sun- day next, at the farm of Mr. Wilde, near Welling, and all farmers who can find it possible to be en hand to watch these demonstrations should do so. Mr. Strickland la anxious to prove to dubious farmers that his suggestions for the killing of the worm work out satisfactor- ily and this will be of Immense benefit to the farmers of that district, which seems to be suffering most acutely from the ravages of the Conservative Enumerators Now Abroad in District Ottawa officialdom has nothing to informed that this work has been My as to a coming. Dominion elec-j on for and that the tion Cabinet ministers refuse to announcement, of an- election will fmd ot the matter. The premier is the gorarament pirty fully prepared, silent. Nevertheless, (he signs are abroad In the country, and are daily fcccom- iiig" more conspicuous; Election writs, which -havara'hahit of appearing sud- denly out of a calm, and untroubled may be issued 'it any time. Even aVthis Herald Joaros; ob. is unim- peachable, there are in the Lethbridge as .a matter of %t all through .workers of the Conservative. very busily '.en- glged in quietly making enumerations tho voters; quletly' their election work'among the people 61 the districts. The Herald is with all the ammunition ready. The latest guess of the date lor tlic election is June 4, but some say it may not come. off fciil September. June is the month, however. The printing o( the voters' lists at Ottawa is well underway; The pres- TEXAS AND Dallas, April persons, London, April representative perhaps more, it was estimated to- company of Canadians and English day, mot death late yesterday and Bynipalnizets assembled at All Saints, MCK ON British in France Develop General Activity on Entire Length of Battle Hold Strategic Positions Against German Attacks The assault on the Dardanelles has bten renewed, .although It li not ap- parent whether the Alliad forces are ready to begin the expected general at- tack. Four Britiah i warships entered the Stralti and bombard- ed the Turkish Torts which were subjected alio to Indirect fire acroii the peninsula from the of Saras, The rciult of this fighting hat not been dlscloeed. Bombardment of the Turkiih forte at Symrna, Asia Minor, alao be- lieved to have been reiumed. There Is nothing to Indlcatt, however, that, any move has been made toward an attack by the landing frflrn thV Gulf of Sarot. TROOPS BEING LANDED fN TURKEY Although Great Britain it ailent, Germany apparently expecting ax- live, land operation near the Dardanelles, and It it common knowledge that the Iroops of the AlUei are being landed In European Turkey. Petrograd. April Russian Black Sea torpedo boat be.T.barded thc Turkiih coait between Archava and Artaicmn, :een-mile strip of taait, In which wae located the quartan of the Turklah Army operating In thi> regiori, wai iwept with ahelli, and the barrteka and provision stores were ignited and destroyed. A large number of Turk'ah coaatwlie verisflls, laden with ammunition and wan mink, BRITISH DRIVE IS DEVELOPING London, April British forces have shown no disposition, under. :he repeated rushes of the Germans to relax their grip on Hill No. near Ypres, and the fighting In-this section today shows algna of. dsveleplng along the wide front with increasing Intensity, even rivalling the at- tempts of the Germans to break through the British lines last fall. An official report from British headquarters In the field says that persistent efforts of the Germans to win back Hill No. 00, thc position near Ypres, which the British captured recently, for the time being had ceased. The city of Ypres, whole historic structures were shattered by Gsr. man projectiles last October, again Is 'the target of heavy sheila. seventeen-inch missiles are now being used, and unless the civilian pop- ulation has fled, or has taken to their cellars, the loseee among the people must be heavy. There hat, been a the German counter-attacks, according to the British official report given out this mgrnlng, but It ia asaumsd that both' sides are being strongly-reinforced, and tne tone of the British communica- tion indicates that-the Issue, has-not yet been finally decided. RUSS AVIATORS BUSY A Petrograd dispatch cays that Russian aviators Inflicted considerable damage by attacks on the German positions at several points. NAVAL 'FIGHT-, MAY BE IMMINENT No official exportation Is forthcomlng-for. the -stoppage of IhjV-traff Id between England and -Holland.' 'One theory Is that this Is a stroke aim: ed at spies, and another that the-area la.being cleared for a navjl The latter explanation seems Incomplete, however, In that If steps were being taken to clear ships from a marine ehell zone, Vissslt running to tween Austria and Italy. The out- Scandinavian porls would be "held up. however Is very un N0 SIGN FLEET certain, Italy; i. suppo'eed to have j r 23' vla submitted an -ultimatum to Auatria :e-between the Italian Foreign min- Istsr and tne Austrian Ambassador at Rome, is accepted as a sign that ne- gotiations are.'still under way he- night, but done so. apparently hai not Bave out a statement as follows: "The German high sea fleet hae recently cruised repeatedly In the North Sea, advancing Into Engllah waters, without meeting the tea forces.' of Great Britain." SECOND CONTINGENT MAY SAIL IN A WEEK Toronto, Ont., April know It long, but be patient itoi b, wire, in part, of wounds here on ths day previous. TliR widows of both it thc storm .area the wind and rain offlccrs hceil hm [OL some time, lontinuc today. Austin felt the great- Mrs. purling, in fact, having been in tst fury of thc tempest constant company with Sirs. Wanen places reached Cyclonic -proportions. the-last few days. Geq.-Pcrlcy, acting high com- ruissioner .for tlic Dominion, attendee jpn. behalf of. the Dominion govern- ;l merit Gen, Lawrence attended on tie- liali of. thc war ofTicc, being accom- has seiit the Brazos river here up br-Mrs. Alderson wire of the Icven feet- since late yesterday, still commander of the Canadians now in ras Falling today.' No attempt was lade to operate trains on the San Antonio and Arkansas Pass Hail-! vay, while St. Louis and San Fran- To Celebrate Victoria Day isco trains from the south are mde-' Grew Late will liold a celebration nitely late. Eight hundred .feet of on "Victoria .Day. A meeting cf the rack on the Houston and Teias Ccn- Board of Trade lliere will lie held on ral railroad was washed away last, Tuesday evening next to discuss plans, ight between Bremond and Reagan' >Ha. The death toll at the state capi expected to be at least fifteen. Waco, Texas, April which' river here Valcartier camp again, and alao to use the present camps, would make a further announcement In a few days. ent. Earl also pres- Shawnee, Oklahoma, April persons 'Were ioiured, three dan- tnt parllameat term expires in Oc-IEfously in a. tornado whicn destroy- tober, -19ie. A term lasts for five the. home or b L. Wliitelry, a rear, from the date upon which writs near here, telephone and telegraph wires went down it was r.o- ported today that the property, dam- age in this city was heavy.. are returnable. In the .1911 election dissolution occurred on July 20, poll- ing on September the writs were returnable on October 7. Parlia- of necessity .'would have to be dissolved- oli or before October. 7, of 1916, hut the election could be held ul a subsequent date. Postal Thieves in Gun Fight Officers MacleodBoys in the Fight at NeuveChappelle Negotiations are Opened to End Big Strike 23. Negotiations which, ire njmted to bring an end to tto atrlie ol union caipsn- teri to M started today at a meeting ol the arbitration comraitttc and renre-i the carpiintera, contrac- jentlyNrithonl tlTtwi.'.-rno.tnravM thV Military.cros, for tore J3.100 iu.stanius and SJWO iiLiaosey. also been severely wounded. ana resource it-'Niiuvt Cliappelle That somi! of the Alacleod boys took part in the big engagement at N'euve Cbapelle, wliich resulted In-a _ I great, but costly, viclufy for the Al- lies, is'evident froni" letters received Duquoin, 111., April 23; Robbers in Maclood this week. Unfortunately I who dynamited, tbr Vjfajt offlrt Newfoundland Will Vote on Prohibition Ottawa, Ont., April the great sfiell contract, awarded by the Kuisian government to the Canada Car and'Foundry-com- pany, of Montreal and Amhent, rt- :ently and :of of .the. mge'order have become available icre. The contract was secured, -'hy. Senator Nathaniel Curry, president, through the Russian' commercial at- tache, 0V J. calls or five million shrapnel and howr itzer shells, at an-average cost pllce S. S. Dunliaii) was the victim what might have proved to be a ser- ious accident !ast night, although his julf Ip injuries fiirtiinateiy are slight. He went: to the basement of his house to light-the-gas-iuriiace. In some way the fire, had gone out, although the