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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 28, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIM. LETHBRUJGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, AI'ttIL 28, I91.r, NUMBER .116 TUX BillSWCRIPIIONIS CLOSE AT Assessment Reduced and Rate May be Low- ered Too LAND VALUES ARE CUT CANADIANS IN LANGEMAU'CK BATTLE Significant Ultefance by Lord Came From Kitchener London, meetin April 28. AddrcssiBp a Mnuchcstor last night ting ,oul Deibv -said he had Lord Kitfch- iiiilluii'ily to quote him assay- ing Uial the demand for mumtiuns iv us unlimited. It was not confined to HUG Ms im( also included small ammu- iiilioii, Jiinl MIC moiT: IjOtcl Kitchener I obtained Uic more men he In-. able lo puL into the (ictil. The lime iron Id conic, and sooner I Lhan some people expected Lnnl Dor- Tax hills nf citizens will be huvcMby said, Lord Mlchciicr iiddcii, this yrai: as n result ol savings which when lie would ask for additional and have "been ptfcrtcil iu L-ily government icdoubled sacrifice. Lord Derby DOWN liy ilis commissioners. Had the commisBioncrs retained the words assessment, of last, Die said this veal would have, been some-1 _ al Tiling like "ail mills uver all. As it is, Ihc savings effcc-led will make it to us a take Loi'd Kitchener's hint al compulsion and IflRCK LL an advocate of national scr- 1 believe, a compulsory de- mum! will be niiulc very shortly on the sibWr "in: conimissioncis iu strike ot the country." at least, the same rule o! taxation as that of last year, OIL ii re- The lax rule lust year was 32 mills on au asSL'KSiiieiil oi" The Tii-v rale this year ivill likely DC SI in; 32 mills on an ussesbnient ot only which really means that lax bills Lliis year wilJ amount lo the same as il" they hail been liiiuml (jut, at aii mills on last ycat's assci-smcfil. The commissioners be- lieve that this is. a very good show- ing. '1'he ii.sscssmenfc of lite city was con- lirnicd this morning, ,il si concluding Hi'ssion ol' court ot revision, and will total Tlie estimates are, In bK brought down anil Lite rate I Kmprcss, Alia., April 28. A struck al once. The general -anti de- drowning accident, occurred in. the licnturc rate will probably be 2-1.30 Red Deer river, three miles west of, the school rale will likely here at Ii n.m.-.on Tuesday, in which! total rate Barber ;iiuL her five-yeur-uid daughter lost their livcsl The acci- Thia map Illustrates Iiow Hie Canadians got to the place ihu latest batUe lias been foiiglil. The map also shows I1I1I fi'J, Ciiapclle, Die in tho bailie Ijjsr -.vjjcro (he recent big buttles lisvp IJIMMI fought. The Germans regard Vprrs as llif key to Uic situation. The Canadians made !i inagnitirent light against tlie Germans and Hustained heavy losses when tliey lr.'5t their French supports. M1 Lethbridge Men on Troops Landed at Dardanelles and Move on Turk Col. Stewart's Staff Ottawa, Ont., April fol- lowing are the officers 90 far ap- pointed provisisnally for the 7th Artillery Brigade, Canadian Ex- peditionary force, brigade head- quarters, Ottawa; COMMANDER OF BRIGADE; Lieut.-Col. J, S. Stewart, of the 25th F.B.C.A., LeLhbridge; ADJUTANT" Lieut. C. B. Ma- grath, 25th F.B.C.A., Lethbrjdge; Medical Officer: Captain A. R, Farrell of Tweed; Paymaster: Hon. Captain, C. Gibson, Lethbridgc, Austrian Sinks French Cruiser in the Adriatic be 0 mills, making uf :iU ur :JI mills. __ general reduction ol 10 per cent, all land values in the assessment dent cceurved on the Alberta ferry as a result of a, wagon being bucked oil" authorized this morning by tlie j Uic apron of the ferry into tnr. river, ciittrl (7i revision." .Thin is in addition j Corporal Coiby" "at" ones.-notified a percent, reduction on" land-laud Immediately hpgau-n seai'di for valnctrifrevio'iislv made by the as-j Hie .ivuJuli iicre recovered at, st'.ssur ujjcu making Hie assessment. j9-30 p.m. This will' mean a general reduction Mrs. barber's body was found 30 over USL year of about 20 per cent., yards the ami tlie child's iiU-licjugJi ii may not ligurc out at (hotly was found on a.saml bar nearly that in sonic individual eases. Reductions on Third avenue pro- perty, the liiggL-sL bone ol contention at tho court of -revision, were au- thor Ucd today from 12i per cent., (lawn. Oilier reductions were made in individual cases, but many oi the ap- peals were disallowed, and the as- vessnienL confirmed as being equit- able. The reductions on Third avenue are us follows South jjcu cent, between Kill and IHb f> per edit, hflnvceil Oth a n ft Hi Hi 10 per cent, between JOth and I3iii r> pec ten I. between 13th and lUth '5-.put cent, between 17th and 3lst. North pci; cent, between 8th and Oth 5 per cent, between 9th and 10th 10 per cent, between 10th i 131 per cen't. between IHh 10 iicr cent, between 12a i and Uth and }3th and 13th and lUtb and 21st. a mile down Ihc m'er.. The bodies were brought to Empress. Ellisons Will RebuildMagrath Elevator Soon German Claim of a Thous- and Canadian Prison- ers Not Credited FEW WESTERNERS Help the Troops to Battle With Killing. Gases On the Rank and File Casual- ty List" Issued From Ottawa The Kliison milling Co., of'-Leth- bridge, has decided to rebuild the elevator at Majrath recently destroy- i Of 2g are kulftd od by fire, together with the mills of j I0a WllUlldedi Tlljs indicates that the ianjr which were located Ottawa, April list of Can- adian casualties is growing heavy. The battle of Ynrcs toot a ter.rihle tell of Canadian lives. The Hat is by- 10 means complete and will he aug- mented from day to day for a week ;o come lit any rate. So far 131 ualties amongst officers have been n Loudou, Apri'f Office-has issued an invitation to the heads of British house- holds to- make s.nprilies of the simple respirators which are required by tbe troons at the frout- as a. nrarection agarust asphyxiating eases. The res- pirator is made of a gauze of line wire, anri n'orn ol'cr tlie noae and mouth. Such devices are frequently used by labor- ers who are compelled to work JD emoke and dust. tiie com pan j' there. The mills will not be rebuilt. The new elrvator will have a'capa- city of bushcli, and it is ex- pectco that work will be comraenced on its erection at onct.-The machin- 5 per cent, between 13Mllenr has already been- ordered, The 5 uer cent, bctweep 17th I elevator will tie completed lor fall wheat buying. Famous Dancer Suicides When Husband Dies I'oltland, Ore., April Bon- ora, ballet dancer of Milan, Hah', who was known in rm'ate life as ilrs. Mario Lamliardi, wife q[ the grand opera impressario. died .today from tlic cft'ccLs of poison tafc- en last Thursday after she learned .that her unsbanc! had dropped dead el apoplexy. Illustration Farms Located Near Lethbridge A total of 25 illustration farms irill lie established in southern 'Al- berta anil southern Saskatchewan, ac- cording to information from Ottawa. I-'ive or six of these illustration "arms have been already -located in the Lelhbridgc district! Each plot contains -lii acres, and the farms are situated about 30 miles apart.. They will.be utiliZKri tor dcmonsiration for ;he hcnclit of the farmers, of; the scientific treatment of the .ion of etc, OIL SHOWS IN i- UNITED CO. WELL Thc certainty of a strike ot oil in 0. G. Dcvenish, who went south the Lethbridge-SweEtgresb oilfield rrom on reached a very short tune, is express- oil in- -scvcnil of Ihc big oil opera- lhc AVC" Sunday night, .and .while 1ors'who have recently turned, their there was no strike awaiting him, attention to this field, almost to the the indications v.-cre so'strong' that abandonment of the fields farther will spend must of his time now casualties among the rant and file will be very heavy. The fourth western. Ontario batta- recruited from London, Hamil- ton and other poiuis west ol Toronto had twenty casualtias amongst offic- ers, 4 frilled and 16 wounded. The 16th which includes Highland- ers from Vancouver, V ictoria and Winnipeg, also suffered heavy. The casualties among ollicers were 19." The second battalion, which in- cludes the Ottawa men in the first contingent lost 17 ofliccrs. Five ol these were billed and 12 wounded The following is the list: Battalion Killed Wounded 1, Eastern Ontario 0 !J 2 Western Ontario 5 Ja J. Western Ontario J i Western Ontario -1 Iti 5, Quebec 1 9 7, Western i 3 fit Western R 10. Western................... 2 8 13, Montreal....... -1 M 14, Montreal CANADIAN CASUALTIES Capital Progressing in Still Uncertain Bnndisi, Italy, Tueiday, via Paris, April 28, 2.53 p.m. (delayed in trans- French cruiser Leon ambetta, has been torpedoed by the uitrfan submarine W-6, jn the Strait f Otranto, the waterway leading to he Adriatic Sea. The first renort of the destruction of the cruiser came from the sema- phore station at Santa Maria Leuca. Vessels were sent out to the aid of the Leon Gambetta from Brindisr, Taran- to, Otranto and Bari. The men at the station also went out in boats, and were the firgt to reach the scene. ft has not yet been ascertained Whether the attack occurred within the territorial waters of Italy. Seven hundred "lives were probably lost In the Leon Gambetta, Zeppelins Drop Bombs on Calais London, April despatch to the Morning Post from the north of France says that a Zeppelin visited Calais ilonday and dropped numerous I new bombs of greatly increased j Dower, The casualties included thirty civilians. A Ileut of aeroplanes visited AnienicQS without serious damage. J5. 4Sth Highlanders 4 Artillery n Rngineeru...................... o .Ambulance l Headquarters 7 15 1 2 3 1-- I-i -.icutenant Cnlonel.. Majors 3 Captains........................ .9 Lieutenants ...................13 5U ALIVE .AND WELL Captain Clark Kennedy, 5th Battil- on, Montreal, formerly reported kill- ed, ii now reported alive and well. FEW WESTERN NAMES Ottawa, April further raiik and file casually list issued this morning shows few western names. Among those wounded are I'nrale Ernest Wilcox of Edmonton, Private Kay Christopher ThoTold, of What Cher, Altn., (dangerously anh Private William Lemmon, of Winnipeg, seriouslj-. wounded. Ottawa, April. first rank and file casualty Hat was Issued ._ _______ ___ ______ _ ____ __r___ liBt.nlfht by tbe'department ot 3111- one of the oil operators who has ists, speaks very of jitia. It cpnUlns few .western naniea -......J-' very the southern field. He is devoting antl of those-.mentioned' are wounded: The only Albertu man is Pri- vate Hugh Baird of a cmiaiu uC Win. Scott, A Ctlgury re..] estlt.c broker. He WHB DO yeirs of age an'cl was employed by the CocRabult Plow Co, He cRme to Calgnry two years Koin LiioRrk, gcotlRiid Ottawa, Ont., April list is- sued Just night includes the following; KILLED Those reported killed are: Lieut C. W. Day, 10th Rifles, King- aton, Lieut. W, J. Doxsee, 40th Campbellford, Major G. W. Bennett. 57th Regiment, Pettrboroujjh. Captain Walter Leilie Lockhart Gordon, son of Lockhart Gordon, To- ronto. Lieut. K. N. Klotz, 2nd Battalion, TO. ronto. Lieut. W. Fitzpatrick. Plpeitone, WOUNDED The Collo.wing are reported wounded and missing: Lieut G. T. Richardaon, 14th Regi- ment. Major H. G, Bolster, Cobourg, Ont. Captain W. H. 3. Cooper, Carleton Place, Ont. Lieut. E. C. Culling. Gavernor-Gon- eral'i Footguards, Ottawa. Lieut. R. A. Sterling, Quebec. Captain C. R- Scott, Perth, Ont. Lieut. J. E. McLurg, Ssult Sic. Marie. Those reported wounded are: Lieut. J. S. Lyne Evans, R.C.R. CAPTAIN ROSS DEAD April caule received hi Winnipeg1 this morn- ing- announcing-the death of Captain G. H. Ross of the 79th Cameron High- landers, who was reported seriously wounded in. Sunday's cas- ualty lists. London, April operations of critical importance are now undor way simultaneously in three distinct fleFda of action. In Flanders the Germans once more are engaged with the British, Belgians and a struggle for mastery of the territory near the Yaer canal, where several months ago occurred what was, perhaps, the moot terrible struggle of the war thus far. An offcial Belnjan statement indicates that the German attack IE less- ening in force. It Is thought the artillery fire the Belgian fire has largely died away. GERMAN OFFENSIVE WEAKENING London, April 23, 1.38 German deilgn to turn the left of the British position at Ypres, and drive the Allies out of Belgium has failed, according to the Times correspondent In the north of He says that while the battle is itill raging furiously, the German ad- vance has been definitely checked, and the Allies again art firmly estab- lished on the eastern side of the canal. Large relnforcementc have been brought up and the new line hac been strengthened and consolidated. The correspondent declares there are signs that the German offensive already is weakening. French military authorities are cautious of acting on the theory that the plan 0? the Germans IB to break through to the English Channel, but regard it as patent that such a huge concentration of troops on a lim- ited front means that the present drive is preparatory tg some Important undertaking. Advices received here state that .the confident that the giies would prove effective, advanced in maates of Dlxmude, but were greeted with a hail of bullets from quick firers. A furious bayonet charge was launched by the Belgians and the Germans retired. Their losses are said to have been very heavy. ALLIES LAND TROOPS ON BOTH SIDES OF STRAITS At the Dardanelles, the Allies.have succeeded In landing troops on both aides of the Straits, inaugurating the combined land and tea attempt at the conquest of Constantinople.' The Paris" War Office has announced the capture of Kum-Kalen, on the Asiatic side. The Turkish government, although reporting the repulse of the landing force in some cases, does not claim that In every Instance the -Turks- riava been able to drive them'back.-' RUSSIANS PROGRESSING THROUGH CARPATHIANS In the Carpathians, the Russians again are assuming an offensive, in an- other of their repeated efforts to over the mountain barrier Jnto Hun- gary. Russian and Austrian official- statements indicate that fighting m the 'Carpathians is becoming more Intense. Each aide claims to have defeat- ed the attacking of the other, but it is iparent that gradually the activity is spreading along greater sections of the battle line. Military observers at Petrograd say that than have occurred hitherto are expected shortly. ITALY STILL DEBATING Italy it still debating the question whether she chill Intsrfvre in tha war. The Italian Ambassador in Franee, of those mtntioned aa moned to converse with the government, has had a long conference with the King concerning international affairs. BELGIANS FORCED HUNS BACK Havre, France, April bomba uaed by the in their attacks Monday night againat the Belgian positions had Mttla affact, because preventative measures had been taksn by Belgians, who had learned of the effects produced by the fumes from these sheila upon tha French and British. NO SECOND CAMPAIGN SAYS SMITH-DORRIEN Montreal, 'April Sir the war will end. As you know, we Horace Smith.Dorrien, commander ot arc optimistic out here and riglitiu" the British second army in France, so. I ilo not say the war will end in one month or two months, but 1 does not tbink there will he another jtliink T can pro-mise you that there -campaign. He made this statement inju-ill not be another winter campaign a. speech he delivered to officers ,oL [We know that Germany's reserves of the Casiidiaa contingent just, hefore 'fighting men are nearly exhausted, that force was moved from Ncure They have one more reserve to draw on and when this is trained and put ChapelJe to Ypres, an extract oi which has just'becn received here........_ ___ ___. _.. _._ ieneral Smith Dorrien said {available man. ..We are satisjipd ot "No one. can. say definitely when jthis aiid so is General the field they will have used every the north. L. A. Kempher, the engineer who is in charge ot the drilling of the United jvell at Foremost, and E. How- at the well, in order. 16 be on hand u'licn the expected happens! Mr. Howard, who has brpujht ih seVefal' siiccesderl in intending some hlg. people, in the oil game'in both very thafc something will he doing soon in. the liniuil well. Oil is showing in this wed on every-haling, and the indica- this much of his time, tirihis the country, and cyfiocts of it. Several of th'e, big. oil companies are confining their oner'ation.s huw to the Swcctgrass lieM ainliio than lions arc bBcuniiuc stronger every! six wells arc now drilling-in that sec- tion, Major H. M. Owyer, 12th Manitoba ragoont, Minnedoia. Captain E..Million. Major G. S. T. Pragndl, 3 lit Sritiih Columbia Walliihin, B.C. Ljeut. L. P. C. Tudor. 3111 Brltllh Columbia Hofse.. Walllthjn. B.C. Ciptain W. Bertram, 6th Battalion. Captain G. K. W. Wltion, 90th Rtgi- ment, Winnipeg. Major Kennlt Betty, R.C.R., heid- Staff Major C.' J. Mersereiux', Corps of Guidti Ciptlln M. K, Greene, R.C.R., Mori- Lieut.' H. P. M. McDonald, 3rd Bri- gade, hevdquarlers. Cipliln R. H. Jameion, 5th Royal Highliittfera, Montreal. Ultl't. H. S. Matthevn, Artillery. Captain: n, P. McGlbboh, lit Field Board of Trade Lunch Tomorrow The Board of Trade council meet for luncheon tomorrow at tbe Lethbridge rlptel. The report ot" ilia retail eec-- :ion cf the Board of Trade of the ac- ion ta.ken wllh regard to the day light saving proposition will be ON LIFE SENTENCE SUICIDES Kingston, Ont., April Kcnosha, April 38. Two small vertebrae m the neck of a Diaii who had TorgoUen wlio.lie was. irero snapped in two here yesterday' fay a, Jhvsicia.li. IVithii! ah hour the man lad recalled his past, life with the CL- uepfcion oMhe last two years.. LEARNS OF PAST LIFE Ulilwauffee, Wis., April I and" was King-, a convict in peniten-1 father-in-law. -Unas. Heise, where, liary, lianged lotiay In bis. cell learned details of the events pi the BOIL THE WATER He was originally sentenced baiif ed, out LhlsAvas commuted to life Au analysis of the cily water j imprisonment. was made last week'by Dr. De- Veber, Medical Officer of JleaUb, and he has made the following statement for publj- eatlon: "Last 'iveek's sample of water at the intake uroved to be con- tfimiimtcd. It contained Hqua- fnctlve banteria _nnd some bacilli. The" probable Cause Is decomposing carcasses i iof dead aolmale. These are be- i ing seni'ched for, and at present _s .1 would advise al'i cHlzens to H "boil the water. (Signed) "L. OEO. DBVISBER. "Health Officer. ft ft to be near Hertford, When Van Wie inet liis mother-in-law he kissed her and asked after Clara, then spoke'of the. wedding whinh. was to. come on. When told that he had been married nearly two years ago and that, he had a. son, not believc.it: "H SECOND CONTINGENT IN FRANCE London, April A large draft of reinforcements tor the Canadian Kxp edition a ry force has beeu salcly landed hi 'France. The reinlorcementa were probably drawn 'irqra the base where between 3Q.OO .srid 4000' men arrived there ufinrly two mohUis dgo from Canada. can't he said, "mother is lining iu .Chicago, so my wife could not bo up on a Wisconsin farm with her. X must see her and the baby fitet." He stayed at .his [ather-m-law.'s home lor the night and his wife will be sent tor Or. Crap0 Offtri Dr. C. C. CragKf who England for some monini, hM offend his services to tho BritliU Army Medi- cal Corpg, and it likely he 'will Bo to thettont. ;