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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 24, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta MARKETS M.iy 16414 May 'o.-vts 6B% October wheat........... 126% WEATHER Hltlh '.'.........60 Low 30 ForecHst: Clear and mltti VOLUME VIII. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. SATURDAY, APRIL U, 1915 NUMBER 113 BU WHEAT Idaho Me6 Locate in Bar- ons Pending FuvUier parties of lam] men in of good southern Albnrta land arc arriving every day in Lftlfibridgc, und somfi of Uify have already located and will [arm this summer if possiblfi. .lulin M.. Downs, one of the largest of Alberta l.im! dealers operating in I..P staler, has ccliirncd from AVashlngton, bringing with him Dr. Lewis and Mr. IlclmsUd, oi Irla.io, who arc guests ai the Alexandra, and both oi whom have purchased in Ihc Farons district, Downs has also completed Uio sale of another hnE several more deals pending. During his star in Alberta this time, Mr. Downs lias driven over 150 miles through the ad.jn.ccnL country and .states thai he never crop L I MAIN STREET IN SITTINGBOURNE OXE OF THE PLACES HECENTLY 13V GKR-MAN AEKOIM..AXES ON T.HE flECySNT KOt'ttTII BAfD CANADIANS SAVED DAY BY BRILLIANT FIGHTING London, April 21, War Office today gave out the Iollowing official note: "The Canadians had many casualties, but their gallantry and de- termination saved the situation. Their conduct has been magnificent throughout." on I tack CANADIAN LOSS MAY BE HEAVY cnnrtibions as good as Uicv are present. He is confident of a big- yield, lie is showing his confidence in from nipeg, ApriJ 2-1. A local paper tfiarts took par I. nc.ir l.unghrinarcq the folkitvme special cable] arc the heaviest in any engagement London "It is unolliciiilly re- the country by sowing lo crop- acres this spring. 000 j ported Jicrc this morning that Gen. French says Lhc casualties in tlic terrific conflict in ivhich the Cana- Ihc bcxiiwiiifi 01 Hie war. There is nothing definite enough in Uu1 rr-; port from Ifjc front lo del ermine whicli of the Canadian divisions par- ticipated in the baltltr." DENIES HE CRITICIZED London, of the allies operating over Smyrna report that the Turku arp defending the with troops, established in trench- es. A'German ifreHmer-was sunk, two men a "Turk's Bh fort were kill-', cd lij' bombs-dropped'from'the aero- planes. I IEIIHE All Arrangements Made for Ban- quet and Reception to Officers and Men of the Battery Oddfellows To Celebrate 96th Anniversary Tlic Indoponilout Order or Oddfel- lows DiroiiBlioiit flic world cclc- brale their" noth anniversary tomor- io.r. The different Qtlilfellow lodges of tlic city will observe this anniver- sary attending Knox cliurch in the evening Rev-. A. II. Denoon will rte- .liver a special surmon on "Love the Brotherhood." Special music has been prepared by the lipoK choir. The anthem will be "Rend out Thy Light" hy Gounod, and Mrs. Laytoii will sing, "The Dav is with a violin obligate. The Dominion Rc- hekah Lodge No. -11, Lcthbridfic En- campment Xo. 7, Lctlihridge Lodge No. 2, Viaduct Lodge No. 5.3, Mil-' pah Lodge Xo. 12, will occupy a number of tlie in the-centre sec-] tion of the ciuirch. Ottawa, .April ..Arthur rietiies tlie alleged'attack on''President Wilson's policy of'neutrality which, according 'hc reception in the on to a press despatch, he was to' Monday night to_ officers, X.C.O.'s have made at a dinner in the Laur-1 ftml nicn the 20th Battery, will be ientin Club in Ottawa Thursday. Mr., one of the most uuique and popular said Lhat in l-he first" place j alUirs that has hoen held for some the gathering had been a private time. The entertainment committee and, in the second, he had never i OI the hoard of trade have been work- ode a single one of the stale- :lriS 011 ltus for some time, and no jncnts credited to him. Ho hlid slm- nillns are to make Ihis icccp- plj- quoted statEinenls credited a An excellent program ply quo Presidun President Wilson by an editorial in "ecn prepared, judging irom Lhc iin Ottawa paper iiud had declared j following lisG of well known local art- thai the editorial expressed his senbi-lIsts Mr- Mrs. Frank Wadding- men Is in regard to them. The solid- Mcliidpo, Pte. Donniston, tor-general's alleged strictures On I'rcsidcnt Wilson have been spread as I Miss Ross, Miss Hazel, Geo. Flem- Mandolin Club and the Skilled Yeggraen Make Hau' of: in Meat Market Fcrnic, B.C., April Special Lo Tlic Lime during last night, or very Lliis morning, some very safe, safe-blowers got safe- ly awa.v 'with all the cash in the saie of the Palace raeal market on NorLl Victoria amounting to some So well was ;the-work rfone that there.is..little doutit abouL il having the work or a skilled yeggman. Entrance yas effected through a rear particle of g'iass having been removed from the lower aash, so .that digLurhed the operator had a I clear road thrcugh 'which to inake hie Retreat. The safe, a small one, stood inside a small office, which hud slass at the top and on the sides facing the ;meaL shop, but there was not so much as a shiver in any pp.rt of it, although fragments or the snfe were blown lo the rear end of Lite room. Nitre-glycerine was evidently the explosive used, and the artisi used gloves while at. a puhlic statement throughout the -Pipe's Hand. There will also be .an United Stales press, a fact which exhibition game of indoor baseball Mr. Meighen regards with great re- between two of the crack teams of ilin Jpngue. The reception will follow the ban- quet given Lo the bovs of the bal- lhc Duughtcrs of the Empire Jin Wesley Hall, ami the program wjll at SMQ. The committee1 hope that a large number, of the cili- zens of Lethbridgc will be present at lo meet the hoys who are NOTICE The guests at the high tea to he given by the Alexander Gait Chapter, I.O.D.E., on'Monday at fi.30, arc asked to gather In Wesley church before proceed- ing to Wesley hall, w lie re ten will be served. pair work, leaving f.ur-lined ones on the floor when he retreated. Mr. A. G- Burns, who has charge of the store for P. Burns Co., Was not in the store until opening lime this morning, when he discovered the wreckage missed the cash, Sam Marks, who UaB a store next door, and sleeps in it, says he heard a rum- _n RUSSIANS ACTIVE IN EAST PRUSSIA Petrograd, April strong column of Russian cavalry again has ei tered east Prussia, near Memel, and continues to threaten the enemy's left flank. New Ruoslan giant aeroplanes of the lleay Murometz type, have been very active in destroying the enemy'sstores In east Prussia, and on the lower Vistula. They are much speedier than any German airships, and carry as heavy ammunition. One dropped explosives upon German barges in the Vistula below Politzky, sinking many. British Officers Are Landed at Constantinople Constantinople, April 23, via The Hague and London, April ol- ficers and nineteen members of the crew oi British submarine E-15 brought to Constantinople to- day. The officers (and three of the woumietl rode in carriages, while the other nien walked across the Stam- joul bridge to the war department ivith a small escort. The'procession was watched by an immense crowd, as the men were the first' British irisoners of war-to reach the city. FHcre was- no demonstration, how- ever, HUNS ARE BOASTING April 2-1, via The nen -spapcrs of Herliii today express., attraction with the outcoriic of the German al: Ypres and .say that it E Honolulu, April ultimatum, demanding a satisfactory reply with- in three days to the demands of tha Japanese on China, "has been lent by the Japaneie cabinet.to.'Fki the Japanese mlnliter at Pekin, for deliv- try to the representatives of China at the negotiations, according to a dis- patch from Tokio to the Hawaii Shin- po, Japanese newspaper here. Germans Claim Warship Damaged In Zepp Raid WashlnElon D r inril Tlic lie Embassy announcea today that it had infprmatlpn "from a reli- an seeps n say a a m- bllilg noise some time between twelve Ji01'1' Sera- Tllc. TaKes Zeitung says and two o'clock, but diil not think anv- ithat.-50 Ial as is tn vcns up for what happened at Ncuve able a British-battleship ThappeJIc. Tliuj" are pleased also at lie icport oi tlic German admiralty hat the fleet has been cruising in the Merchants Vote Down the Daylight Saving Proposal The rclnil mcrciiants ot the city liavc expressed tlicni.selves hy vote as being opposed bolli lo tlic daylight saving pioposai and the weekly lull holiday .during I he summer months. At the gathering of merchants he! last evening in the board of. trade rooms, both proposals were discuss- ed at length and on vote both were turned down by' substantial majori- ties, daylight savins proposal met with Hie stillest opposition. The ar- guments were overwhelmingly against (his and -in spile of' the iact that a from the Kcgina hoard oi with such approval there that it was going in our stead to defend 'the rights and tradition oi the Empire. Oil 'Showing in United Well atSweetgrass trade intimated that the system met uch app be started a month earlier this year, the merchants hero refused to !mve anything to do with it.v The vriaylight proposition lost out hy vote of ]3 to J. Financial needs and the interference with1 proper service to customers were the bases on which the argu- ments were made, Some of the argu- ments against the. daylight 'saving proposition were that the mines here .could not adopt the new time and this would interfere with _lhc trade el the miners. Others nrgnccl .that it ivould also interfere with the .farmers' which came in chiefly in the more trade between thr. hours of and fi than in any two hours during 0. G. Dcvcnish, of the returned from tlic companj-'s well in the Swcctgrass country yesterday Wl north to-Calgary. 3Ir. Devenish the news that xoil colors and thing about it being the sound of safe blowing. Not tlie least clue has been discov- ered as to the perpetrator of the deed, though Chief Brown 1ms been making thorough senrcli. v SINK FINN STEAMER (ho rest of the day save on Halur- lvcrc showing on llic balings oi the days, and lhc new "system would ccr-! united at Swccbgrass, and that the I tainly interfere .vitli that trade hl'r increased from two London, April Fin- iiish steamer Frnk has been sunk in tlie Baltic Sea by a German submarine. TJie crew is believed to have been saved. the half holiday, the mer- chants argued that this meant loss of about .a day's business. furrier ilcat fruit stores were required to close and they thus roh- bcil the grocc-i-.s of quite' a lot ol trade. There .was more support to this proposal, but it was also turned down by a vote of 8 to li. W. J. Nelson, chairman of the retail section of the hoarh of trade, presided at the meeting, PETERBORO TO MAINTAIN HOSPITAL AT FRONT Pelerhoro, Ont., Anril phy- sicians of the local medical society completed today the details of organ- izing a base hospital unit for the front, in any part of Europe where needed, including Servla, with nine physicians and one dentist. Fifteen '.rained nurses have offered their eer- iqccpted the offer, will equip the Jios- )ital, but Peterbcro will pay the ex- icnses of maJntafnfne it on The local physicians remaining--at jioine "rirpajr faO.'Oo .per 1 similar Bum, million feet to twelve million feet jiei day. The roar of the gas can be beard four miles distant. The well is now at a depth of 2115" feet. Fund to Aid Re-instatement of Soldiers Calgary, Alia., April a re- presentative meeting of. the Alberla branches ot the Patrioi-o Fund, held fn Calgary last night, a resolution was passed expressing.the desirability of setting anart a trust (und month by month to provide money for the re-in- _____ ___ slotement or soldiers to civil life after The government, which lias Is over. A copy pE the resolu- afternoon, and further there lawyers of the city he cniiruiion all roiiiifl between und (he citizens will give tlio Wanlfols Hie ilijTcrciit systems of time. North 1'nlriolic societies are providing sheet1 ihcy did ami other anpplca. merchant.1; slslcrt (ion ivas sent to (lie central committee at Ottawa. Stcpl. Gee. WMI Walker of the C.P.R. earlier annoiuiccments of marine ac- tivity did-not sppak of .lhc "German Jiitli sea Iltict" as a whole, but only of parls thereof. Tins paper Admiral Jellicoe, the British says was severely damaged in tlie last-Zep- pelin attack over the Tyim. Sunk Freighter London, April freighter Ruth wi ine on Wednesday, about 100 Germans Use Poison Gas to Aid Advance on Ypres Canal London, April 2.._0ver an front m Belgium, which roughly ten milts long, from the o! Blx. schoote, in the-north, to St Elol in the soulh, French, British (including Canadian.) and Belgian troop, locked with the German, today in a scries of engagements which recall the fighting of last October. Driven from Hill No. 60 to the and fallino to retake it bv councer-sttack, the Germans launched a sudden advance northeast of the town, and stupefying and men ,n the first trenches with deadly to British official re- ports, they drove a wedge of infantry forward, forcing French.and Bel- gun, bach toward and, at ,ome. point., V' a manoeuvre which at the same time compelled tha Brltlih line north of Ypre. t0 fall back to conform with the French. Although the advance of the Ger- man, wai coni.derabie, extending ac- cording the Berlin dlipatehel, over front ol five miles, French, Belgl.n and Brltiah forcM-th. French occu- pying the the Belgians tit, left and the British the right of the line- immediately united in a centre ittick the remit of which was to compel the' Germans to give u. some af the ground they had taken, and forced them in a northeasterly direction to- wards Langhernarcq, from which place the attack started. GERMAN LOSS HEAVY London, April Alton tel- egraphs to the Dally News from north- ern France: "In the present battle over Hill No 60, it is estimated the Germins have lost up to date between six and seven thousand men. The proportion of kill- ed.ha. been extremely heavy. "A tornado of shells, in addition to many incendiary bombs from aero- plane, has been raging at Ypret. Thji bombardment is the heaviest that the ancient city .has'experienced sinus the beginning of the-war. 'r "All the civil population has bean living day and night in the cellars. The' cathedral wai re-bombarded 'on Wednesday afternoon and night, anci now Is a mass of ruins." .Some of the London newspapers to- day characterize this German rush as another attempt to break through to Calais, and feme setlmates sly they have men available for this effort. By thia time the British are prefum- ibly well strengthened and have con- solidated their position on Hill No. 60; he hardest fighting consequently la expected north of -Yores. Just as the Germans have bsen bat- :ering the Ypres aalient held by the Allies, so the .French continue their, ressure at St. Mlhlal with some suc- cess. The campaign in the allt continues it a ttandstill, and there has been no authentication, of the movements of he Allied troops in European Turkey. SULTAN'S ASSAILANT PAYS DEATH -PENALTY com- mi'ies east of May Island in the North mander, has liad. his opportunity fot Sea. The crew was rescued and was Trafalgar, hut he did not seize it. Other newspapers ask scornfully where the supremacy of Great 'Bri- tain, at sen is to be found. Cairo, Egypt, April young is sunk by a German Eeyptian merchant, named Khalll, made pn uusucceEsfu'l'attempt to Mil Hussein Kaniel, the Julian ot Egypt-, at Cairo, oh April S, was liaiiE-. ed today. _-. landed iit'Leltli, Heotlarid. Berlin, April 24, via wireless German warship Ayslia, composed of men who escaped from the Kmdr.n, which was sunk by an Aus- Lethbridge Men Figure in r Capture of German Pdsitiph Lcthbridgc artillervmeM -who. were are not officially announced, but it is. attached to eastern brigades now in evident .that some units arc not hcav-. France, evidently saw some lighting ily hit, though others suffefed severe- during the past few days, as well as ly. Canadians in London' again arc: infantrvnicn from the' west. Des- elated at the news that I ondon S-lfl i ni The nf fw Patches from- London last night were contingent has again struck a decjsive London, S.IU m.-llie crev, of the artillcr- blow for the Kmpirc. ies, with infantrymen from the West- _ I crn- Canada provinces, took a nromi- At-tEE rcacliing the coast the sailors w.'" iml'u'tant to continue Iheir journev pum and now command Uo" SV I II v RLE 13L r journev lover land but were attacked by i Arabians, supnosedlj' at the instiga- jtion ot the English. Alter three days' j stubborn lighting. Hie attacks were w- pulsed anil they reached the road to l.lloachais, where ilie railway was I open. The adventurous Germans suf- fered heavy losses. a large sec- The participation of the Canadians went west yesterday on an inspection Irln, over Crow line, accompanied, by .Mr. J. Seotl, newly-appointed muter mechanic Tor Alberta division, WILLIAM Jr. Republican political Welder of New York wbose libel suit against Col. RocBevelt is before the Syra- CU5C courts JOHN CUDAKY DEAD First Submarine Is Completed; at Montreal Ottawa. April to la- bor delegates from MontreaJ here in this costlj-, but valuable victory connection with government Tor tin: allies cause is the first submarine of a contract.of liotli by the dispatches reaching here, lo, and built by the Canadian Vick- tr.iiay, and by the wounded arriving crs, of- Montreal, at the Canadian hospitals.'From what launched in part can be gleaned autl pieced togetlier of; week. Tfiey tbit the various reports, it First and expected to follow within a sbott Thirii Canadian artillerj'.' time. The Montreal machinists'.'-- ui- rained the storm ol shrapnel ton a grievance .with the- on tlie (lErmao entrenchments with mioion goveraiheai ajid Chicaeo, III., April Cud- [earful accuracy and devastation, and t.is straightened up, ahy, board of trade leader, banker and wlien "cease fire'Vwas ordered (or the. K. .V McCIslland ol -Ibe In pioneer packer, died at his home-here al midnight last night, aged 71. 'Flo-- Canadian artillery the second infan- try the well-known slcinns asserted that .Mr. Cmlahy had jManitoho, Saskatchewan and UfitUh not .completely recovered from an op- Columbia assisted the .British Oration for appendicitis be underwent i regiments' in :whicli 'gain- cd Die position. The .so tar ,lo uwk on these al Asiooiilion o! aniMr. D. McCallum, rived in the city to confer'wiiiAito .minister pi labor of Ametlcan" jjboc ;