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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 23, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta IIESDAY, APniL 2:^. lOIS iRKO im BfflUMV In a campaiKu for :?.2,2r>0,a(H) iho V. VJ. C A.'h of (lanailii will ('(iiKhict (Iki iii'Kuitt riimiialKti of itK Itiiid. on Ahi.v ith, Htli anil fltli. simiillJiUHoiiHly llirouKhoiil, C'an.'idii, iiiiil will ilcvotc!  riiiiirally ii.!! tliu inoimy raiHcil t(i tlin iloil TriaiiKlo Work iii CronI ISritain mil Kmnco wln'ri:- limy ii;ivo ho H|)i'f-..icijlally Hnil Hfl'icidiil iy mkiI iIk; IC(?fln l>f lllf! bOyH DVIM'KIUl-^. 'i'lut iioiiMtry 1ms 1)L'(;ii iliviilcil inin lislriclR lU'.coriiiUK |)l�()villl�p^) niiil dlberta'b iHiota liaH bumi kcI :U .pnu,->i>ii which ll)o conferijiiri' of wurln'r; )i."lil ill CiilKiiry hiBt woi'.K. wiirc in-rliiieil In think wan ;i llllJc low. pi^i-lirlilnrly iifler they liiuird ('(ii*l, .1. .M, HrKondric.k who siiw sorvico wlili llui l^Uh iind ,1lHt hnllHlioiiK lull of wluil '.lie Hed.Trinnglc ol' tin; V.M.t'.A. liuil liouni, to lh� men in Fraiicf;. IJclfigiilOR from all ptirln of (hp (icoc-!tice atfoiuieil llii^ coiifiii-eiu-o m ('iil--iiry at thoir own oxpen.so. 'i'lie Al-JHrtu unil of the ciitiiiuiKii v.as worl;-?il onl luitl tho, men rcfunied lo (hnir iKimo?! Ihoroujrhly boya from Alberta in ?'hiiiUt>r'h muddy field.'!. Ahiio.sl ivanlc were somo of the itorlus lold by CiiTiU McKfiiiiliick an ho doRcrihe.l tlin Horvire rfodoiod by ;lie lied 'rrlHiigle in tlio forward diif;-siilH, the. only phu^^s \vb(>ri- tin- sold-'Or boy.'i eonid gel uiiylbing in eat' oi-Irink, and the men liro.'ieiii to di.scu.s.s (vayB and means of rairtiim tlui fiiiiin-ros woro not .slow to Mrusp I hat Iho Immediate noed wn.s a fonsliint flow �f supplies from Canada 10 maintain ihe stocks in the multitudo of little refreshment plaices over and umlp.r rroiiiid ill France. The organiation i� an follows: No. 1 niHlrict, Meclitine Hat--Organizer. Rev. H. O. Blundell; chairman, fi(?nry Stewart. N'o. Dtstricf l..etiihridpe-Organizer. W. A. Levitt; f-hairman. W. J. N'plson; IreuRurer, W.'D. Kiii.n. No. ;i District, ilisli llivev-Orgiin- -OrRaiiizer , ,1. II, (irir- ixcr. .'\. C. Newcoinbc. chairman. A, A. ItallaclKiy; troiuinrei', .M. K. Grey. .No. 1 DislricI, CalKury-Organizer. 11. A. McLean; chuinviaii. S, Y. Taylor; Ireasiirei'. \V. M. Ciiiinaclier. a IJi.slrici, fti'd Deer OrKunizer. 1 11. A. Kenny; chairman. '1'. A. (Saetz; I Ireasiiror^ K. K. (irahmii. .\'o. 1; 'vilHlrict, HIeltler !'\ (1. i'liarwood; elialrtnan. ifllh; (reaMniX'.r, A. Belelier. Nil, 7 Dlisliict. Cainro.'u'- Orfiani/ei-. Kred ................. luan- ! u,i,'er .�VfoLsoriH liaiik. .S l.)is!lric(, !rlil,i,'e city, D. A. Hickie. Quota by Dlstrictg The followiiip, i.-i liie table of the dis-iricls, Iheir estimalcs and acinal 'inolas; A ! No. 7 DlKlnct. ('ami'o.'ie- urfia j lOrniiKl Phillips; chairman. (.1. ! .Mc.XalJy; treasurer. Mr. Sinilli, S HEIGHT N Ti mm Entrapped Prisoners VVero ({urncd Alive ntiyoncUcd VVfu'ii I'ried io E.scape QUOll! $ic.,r,iHi 17..Mill ^O.DIlO is,:'.i)n 7.."'"a ir,,oiiii f).11(111 Id l)iili I'lst.imale. 1 .Medicine Hat . !);].S.linii 1; KcUihridK'e . . . .'i.'i.Oiin -liiRli lliver ... 'ii.5(1(1 -Calgarv ..... 2:i.ii'iii r.-Rod Deer ..... l.'..Oi)ii r> Hi ei tier ...... lio.um) 7 Caini-o.'-'e..... :!(i.1,11)11 .S � I'J/lmonton .. . ."i.Oiia !i- -Calgary I'iiy . . '.ifi.lKin HI Lediliridpe Cily '�liXHi .11 - Kdinonlou .. .. I'J.DDd Captain Bob Pearson Will Boost Red Triangle Capl. IJobert I-'ear.�oi). .A1.L..A., will stump liie province in the liilere.sis o) the Red TriaiiKle Ciind. Tlie fiKlUinj; parBon after being wounded at Hk; front and unable to return in bis own hnttalioii, seized (he ojiiiortiinity of doing Y.M.C.A. work there, and was in charge of the activities in one of the, zones, from Ihe base camps to tile, front line trenches. Me is en-Ibusiasllc ovei' the work the Red 'I'rjaiiKle has done in I'hiRland and ['ranee for the solilier lioys. Telegraph Briefs TRAIN AT NIAGARA Toronto. April 23.--.Niagara Cairip has been (ijially decided upon as the Slimmer training camp for the iroops O'om the Toronto district, according (o a headriuarters announcement last night. As a result Camp Horden will be iitUized by the royal air forces. meeting today. 'I'Ue opening speecdies ! reflected conlidence in the outcome \ of fresh enemy attacks and gave evidence of Ihe elimination of parlisan-.siiip since the beginning of the tier-i man offensive. .Minister of Finance Kloiz and Mini.sfei' of .liislice Naal i and leading senators and depniies j presided at ilie meetings. I - i GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY NOT MEET REOPEN VALCARTIER Moulreal. .\pril Valcartier Tamp wl!! "Uc re-opened early in .iuue for the ("auadian Expeditionary force troops oC military districts four and Vive-Montreal' and Quebec. Orders to this effect wk-y issued from Ottawa yeslfirday.  GO TO BUCHAREST .\m3terdan1, .\pril i?,.-liorlin uows-papors annmiike tliat ilie tlermrtn foreign secretary. Dr. Von Kuchl-mauii, and the .\iistro-Hungarian foreign minister, Raron I^iirian, will go to Bucharest at the end of the week to eontlnno ihe peace negotiations �with Rumania. Baron Hurian will lio.itpone his proposed visit to Berlin. Toronto. April :!^>.-High officials of the Presbyterian church are diaciissing the iiiiestion as 10 whether the general assemhly should meet, this year. No aidion has a.^ yet been taken in the matter. The cliief reason for the postpoiie-nieut is an economic one. In addition tliere are several questions for settle-mont. OATS IN U. S. EXPRESS CONFIDENCE Paris, .A-prii 23.-The general eonn-cils of the ilepartmenta (if fi'rance convened for their annual spring Washington. April 'j;;.-Tho winter' sown oats acreage this year is 2,- 1 ;17l',00iI acres compared with 2.424,- j WW last year, the department of ag-i rlciiltiire announced today in prelim-: iuary estimates. Winter sown o.at.s , represented about .six per cfcnl of tile entire I'nited States oats acre-j age in 11117. ( .New Vuili. April ;!:',, 'riie 'I'imcs y'Hierday coiiiinented editorially on "liie murder at Pr.'inileironiK.' Ihe burning; alive of .aivcn prisoiicr.s uf war, a;-; follows; "The burning alive of .seven pri-;-oiier.-f fit war one lOnglish sailor, one Krench soldier and live Pussiaas - in the C.erman iirison c;nii|i at liraiiden-liU'g, ;;; ulliiially estabiished. The sLaiemenis of the Piiilirsh and (lei'iiiaii guvernments, a.i prinled in our editorial seclion yii'uerday agree on !iie iiici. 'l"he lire was accideiiial; lh:ii ;.s 10 be asHiinied. Ivv witnesses as-seri thai when the iii'iisoii sliiick look lire liie d'ermaiis made no .iiic.'np!, to rescue llie seven iiimale! ; that I her j'an-ihiy jirevented oilier prison ir.-: fi'vim going lo Ihe reseie', aiMl ilial when the endangered men tried lo cliiiib oiif through Ihe u indo\r a sentry bayouelted ihe.ui one after au-oDier. and they fell hack inio Ihe llanies. The lirst 10 suffer in this w;r>- was .liiliii Ceiiower. I he ICngli.sh ..-ailnr, and his fate is thus descrihi.d in a memorandum drawn uji by eight .Spanish sailors who saw it: Revolting Deed "These inside liie dungeon were bttiug choked. The i''liglislimaii broke ilie jiunes of a small window wiili liie idea of freein.g himself and his com-pauioiis. The sentry, .seeing him leaning out of the window, gave him a tremendous thrust in the chest. The wounded man fell lilie lead. .'\ small hut revolting struggle llieii took place. The prisoners atlenipled to gei out. and the German soldier reddened bis bayonet again and again jft'ith the blood of the men shut U)) who saw with horror llmt the tiro was increasing. ".So say Ihe Spanish sailors. .An lCn,gIi.9h prisoner ol war who tidl',j the same story, adds (hat after Ihu bayonetting of d'eiiower. a rush forward was made to break the place open but we were driven off by other armed Germans who had arrived on the scene. "Another witness says that when he and oilier prisoners allempted to go to the rescue, 'they placed a cordon of German soldiers al a distance of sixty yards around the cells willi rifles loaded and lixed iKiyonets so as we could not gpt near.' "The (.'.(�rman govenimcnt. while admitting the death of Geiiov,er fi^om lire, denies the other allegations. The German government's v>-ord on any piih.ie(;t is worth nothing unletia un-conlradieted. in this case it ,is contradicted by the testimony of eyewitnesses of the eight Spanish pallors laken frofn the Grnviua and of two prisonor.s of war. It will be assumed by everybody that the eight Spaniards and the tM'o prisoners of war are telling the truth, especially as ilieir stories all agree, and that the German government is lolling as natch truth as it did when it officially assured the i)resident of the United States that its submarine did not sink the Sussex." ^ICE-FIXIi FMEINGEiliy Washington. Ajiril i-sin;.. Ill Geniianj- has lieeii . '.nm apd pt'ol i I eering e.xisfs c.'-r ,'.(;*'� �.i'.s lb" April bulletin of ili" i;';i,Mi| ,,| L.i. lior Hial i.si ii K. The ii]';. ' ^ 1:,- � 1 � i oiling (ii U'ciill li Willi' I :: - nl I inr ihc v;ar by floalin; ;n:,p �; u ! Irjans alllioiigh taken !( ..utij.' ai ' I,}' Ihe wealth;,' classes ai.' by Ilie 'people who b:':v.' >.i v.av I'X oi-bilani indces. Wit)} i.;iriell V.llli b lb" uoveniuieli' has been g.-;i lUi lie, b.iiii up lo Ihe pi(-sclil lime, 'I'his c tliIe are sufficiently alive to the need of carefully selecting a depository for their savings. This Banlc provides a safe place for you. iia w Lethbrldge Branch- - R. T. Brymner, Mgr, Notice to Engine Owners! THE IMPERIAL OIL Ltd Will be pleased to quote prices on the best grades of GASOLINE, COAL OIL, LUBRICATING OILS AND I GREASES PHONE 535 1720 SECOND AVE. 8. 52 STATIONS IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA Food Will Win the War Serve your country Bnd yourself by raising FOOD on the fertile plains of Western Canada. The Canadian Pacific Railway makes it easy for you to begin. Lands SU to JSOan acre; irrigated land up to $50; 20 years to pay. Loan toossist settlers on irrigated lands. Get fult particulars and free illus-tratedlitcrature from ^ ALLAN CAMERON, Gu'lSiyl. C.P.R. Lailt �05 1�t St. e�tt, calgary HUN ARRESTED IN PARIS I Paris. April 2::.- U'lniriiig the inii-: form ()f a French infanlryniKii, a tjer- j man was aire.stcil in the streets ol'; Pfiris yfi.sr.ordiiy.- Ho told the aulhori-1 ties hf was horn in Alsaoo ami hail (leiieriod from the German arin.v after beitig brought to the western Cvont from fialic'ia. The police ant of Ihe opinion Chat the pi'itioiier hs a tier-man officer. DENY IT .Vm.sterdani, April .'11.-Denial that negotiations are proceeding befween the . government aiut the reich.stag looking to llie repudiation of the ,(iiiy ])eacB re.soUition ia made by the sem'l-otli' ^ Letlibridge Sheet Metal Works 420 FIFTH STREET SOUTH WESTERN COUNCIL Vancouver. April 20.-George .A. ; Howher, treasurer of tjie B. C. branch j | of Ihe Itotail .MercbanU' Associalion 1 oC Canada, attending the asaocia- \ , lion's convention at Ottawa has wired' ihat amendments to the constitution [, providing for a western eonncll liavc been passed. He added that he had secured the conventions of the Dom-' I inlon boavil and the Dominion council I of the association tor Vancouver next j .Inly or Aiigiisl. ' i Trees, Shrubs, Flowers, Small Fruits Plant hardy stock, grown in our Coaldale Nurseries and adapted to our climate and condltlonG. Highest elevation of any nursery In Canada. Add to the attractiveness of your tov^n and district as well as| increase the value and comfort of your own home. Live Ajjents Wanted. The A. MITCHELL NURSERY CO., LTD. Stafford Block, Lethbrldge Nursery at Coaldale. Visitors Always Welcome. FOR SALE _ i Dwelling Houses 5Z6 7th Street S., Modern Bungalow .................... $2500.00 908 6th Avenue S., 50x75 ................................. $2100.00 1403 1st Avenue North................. ................... 9700.00 One-Fifth Down Payment. Balance on easy terms thereafter. APPLY The British Canadian Tnist Co. EXECUTOR, ADMINISTRATOR. ASSIGNEE, ETC. HEAD OFFICfc, 316 FIPTH StKEET S. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA ; PHONE- l843 Canada Land & Irrigation Co. Ltd. 530,000 Acres 'ommmmammmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmaiwmmmmmmmmmmmmammmmmm Dry And Irrigable Lands These lands are in the district between Retlavv and Medicine Hat, and north and adjacent to the Old Man and South Saskatchewan rivers. ^ Thes^ lands are to be placed on the market at a reasonable valuation. The Company are looking for bonafide settlers. We would be pleased to have you inspect our lands. Prospective purchasers should make all enquiries direct through the Company's office at Medicine Hat. We have no outside agencies' and pay no commissions. LAND DEPARTMENT Canada Land & Irrigation Co. Ltd. The Provincial Department of Agriculture Hm Opened a BUREAU in the Board of Trade Offices LETHBRIDGE To secure and distribute farm labor. Farmers wishing to secure help should apply immediately to MR. J. A. WEIR, who has charge of this free service. Phone 1603 Box 677 MEDICINE HAt, ALBERTA Phone 2428 NEXT WEEK WE WILL UNLOAD TWO CARS OF Emmerson Power-Lift Engine Plows Owing to Scarcity it Will Be Necessary to Order Early THE SUPERIOR SUPPLY eo. CORNER SECOND AVE. AND THIRTEENTH ST. 8. 5379 ;