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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 28, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME IX. Li at, .\luiilHliurn of wnr Hiippllcs purcliasiid in tlui (�lilted Status. ;. f, .;. .> .;. .;. .;. .;. rnmm still Ottawa, A|)rll 2S.-.\loii> iiiloriiia-. tlon lu regard lo the k'ttitiK of con|';* tracts for fiiseH tjy the old slioll com-,'' misalon was suoiirod throiiKli tho ' lio-1 ~ lore the .Meredith-Uuff comirilsskiM. On .(uly 17 Inst tho hIu>1I ooinmlasion made an advance of $l,12.'),0OO to tl International ArniK (totn[iany and Sl,040,00i) to The American .Mnnuin-l illon Co.,,each on a liasis of 10 |iei\ fore this letter was writ-' t en. T. .\. Kussell a contract for the man-1 "^e'^od witli llio Hame military and ufacture of 2."i0.nOO fuses at $! each civil honors as wore accorded tiie^ and 2r)0,oou at each. Ail tliinKs, Previous Russian detuchmentB and' (onsiderod, said the witness, this of-jdieered by the paople as they nuircli-fer was practically on u par with tlioj'iil to Camp Mlrabeau. They will be United States contract. I sent In a few days to camp Mailly. Wiiy Was This ' Ottawa, April 27.--"Why did the Canadian shell committee let orderslj for .n.OOO.onO fuses In the trnited' Slates when a Canadian firm orfered; (CoxTi.vt.'KU ON Vaoh 0) Paris, April 28.-A Havno dispatch from Marseilles reports ttie arrival tliere of a further contingent of Russian troops, the number of which is not o'ven. ____________ ..^^ Virus v.,-..,,, --------- ^"al,,- j\  5^ \ "SuiliulaK''' J!_ /Kerm^nsliah ^ Kc'rind . ' Desert Baghdad Rly..t/>u � Other Rlys. .... . � International Boundaries-' so ' 100 JOO 30or;iiLES 3U so 100 200 300 *00 KILOMttBEG basra. Fm| CULF, '-Ov-'i KO'.VCit \ r Kussiaii operations, after moving out from Krzeriim would indicate that tl.ey aie makiiic; .Mexan-, as It would give tlieni a Mediterranean port and link them up with FJuropeaii traffic. Map shows The recciii � drelia llieir Koal, I the positions held IhrouRhout Asia .Minor. Tho Russians reached .Marseilles i en "The'siieH ou'mmls,slon on .hdyi'liia morning, the dispatch says, and 7 decided to offer Lloyd Harris and 'liRt'ml'urlied at once. They were re- COLONEL a. D. DAviDSON Land commissioner of the Canadian Northern Kailway, who died recently. AVE NO MONEY �PROSPECT FOR ODFEL 1 JLL ws ARE 1 BUIESS SECIl BENTLYOESIROYE E9] ANNIVERSARY JnvestiBatioii of the well water aup-jily is still a live topic liefore the Letli-hridge board of trade. At yesterday's - ! meetiUK I'resiUeut -Marnoch laid bQfore Benlley, AUa., April 2S.-Fire wip-'lhe council the step;; wliicli liave been �d out lialf of tho business section taken tills spring to get the govorn-ot this town Thursday afternoon The loss 1b set at $1.t,000. Fire started in BULLETINS 1 T b. BRITISH RETALIATE London,, April 28.-A German submarine was Eunl" i I side,, the railway situation in regard | - ;, '^l,^ ^V: to which, it is experte.l some action -j,,,^ \^ will have to be taken before parlia-! i, ment prorogues. There was no o 11-| tv.o years a^a cial announcement suh.eunent to the ^ ,,,,,,1 ^^.j^, ,,,,tcsf, last ye.w tliey appealed and IokI out Blairmore. April 27.-Your correspondent learns today that a prominent resident of the Pass has been arrested lu the United States as a spy. The manner of his entry into LTucle Sam's country, according to report, seriously Implicates another person of some prominence lu this locali- an eflort to get ai-tion of some kind this year. He has wired that lie has done so and a reply from tlie premier is now waited for. Meantime the Youngren Drilling Co. of .Medicine llat is drilling south of Winnifred luul Grassy Lake, making testa lor deep wells in. the hope of lliKlliig an artesian supply. This company thinks that if it is proven deep water supply can be found the farmers will si)end the money to get water, hut they ai-e afraid to go ahead with GUARDSHIP DESTROYED Berlin, via London, April 28.- The admiralty announced today that on the night of April 26,-27, German naval forces destroyed a large British guard vessel on the Dogger Banks, and brought in a fiRhIng steamer as a prize. Dlairmore is being visited just at, I out being fairly well assured that they present by a seige of the measles, and ;\vill get a supply. Tlio company now quite a number of residences arc placarded. ANNIHILAIED FOUR BRITISH SQUADRONS S EVENS T AYLOR'SPLA 1 JL �Winnipeg, April 28.-D. C. Colenuin, ossislanl general manager of the t). P. R., announced today that owing to the long leave of abBonco being granted to ,1. Ci. Taylor, superintendent, of tlie Saskatchewan division with headiitiar-ters at Moose Jaw, made Imperative by reason of III health, .-V. E. Stevens, general superintendent at Montreal, will temporarily 1111 Mr. Taylor's uftl-clal position. The order will go into effect Monday, May Ist. has the matter of making test holes in the country east of the city up with Mr. 1). n. Dowllng of the geological survey in tho hope that some aid v.-IU bo granted by tho Domlniou f;overn-nient. N. B. PROHIBITION t i''rederictoti, N. B., April 28 -Tlie prohibition 1)111 was reported last niglit for a third reading liy a /oto of 30 to 2. ; ; ? ? ? ? > > ? > 'I' ' TURNED CREW ADRIFT London, April 28.-The British sh!p Industry, has been sunk by a submarine, which left the crew of the vessel In open boats 120 miles from land. The crew was picked up by the American liner Finland. caucus but it was learned that Si Robert Borden and his colleagues laid before their snjiporters all llie facts relating to the request of the C. N'. U. and O. T. P. tor assistance with the idea of getting suggestions to be considered before any formal proposals are made to the house, li is stated that there was opposition on tlio i)art of some members to any additional assistance in the form of casii being given to railways. Situation Gloomy Calgary, April 28.-The Ottawa cor-res|)ondeut of the Calgary Uorald, wires today as follows: "The railway situation in Canada as explained to government ineinb(n's in caucus today by members of tlic cabinet, who have for montlis been investigating tho affairs of iho Grand Trunk I'aciflc and Canadian .N'ortiieru Railways, was the most gloomy and fraught with serious conseciuences to Canada's present and future prosperity. (('.'O-N-TINUKD OX r.UII-: 'A The Latest Outrage, Sinking of Diitch Steamer, Causes Outspoken Indignation but dill not liny llieir taxes. This year tliey have apiiealed onre more on the same groiunls iractically. Tliey] .\mstordani, via London, Atiril 27.- Dutch newspapers are showing In- Z .1^ n>a -r' indigiratlou and resentment excess !c, that it is not according to: "ver Gernuuiy's sulnuarlne c^^^^^^^ the Mamies, and that their holdings they allege is a continuation arc nit a..sessa!,le anyway. They fail- "f Dutch shipping by tor-, to sustain llieir case, however, and pedoes or mines 'I he Vaderland says tho a-e;sni(-nt was confirmed by German submarines are now doing ARSINWIlP ALL Wdnnipeg, April 28.-Col, Kuttan, D. O. C, stated this morning that the bars and liciuor stores of Winnipeg will he out of bounds permanent-:' ly to Winnipeg troops until tlie open-:�iing of Camp lluglies, about .luiio Ist. ? The order applies to district witliln : O a radius of SO miles of Winnipeg. London, April 28.-The British warship Russell has been sunk by a mine. Admiral Fremantle, the captain of the Russell, 24 officers and 676 men were saved. About 124 men from the Russell are missing. The warship was sunk In the Mediterranean. The Rus. sell was a battleship of 14,000 tons and her main armament consisted of four 12-inch guns. .liid!;e Alc.Xeill. Voiir correspondent understands that the r.iuniciiiai a'.i-tliorities are now ciHleavoring to com-licl tlio payment of tiu^sc tu.'ies llirouah the civil court. The dcpiirtnient of I'ulilic v.'orks is now making some needi'd improve-iiicnts to the road tliroiigli Ihe I'ass. This will be welcome news lo motor-islH from all parts of the country who are in the iiabil. of taking in the splendid scenery of tlie mountains during the snnimor months. IVlakes Progress I'te, Cliarles Oulmetie, son of ex-Mayor Ouimette, who was buried by a burstin;; shell In Flanders last November and is now at Cllvedon hospital. Is now able to move about a little and (he medical attendants claim he uill he fully recovered in a few moiitliE. This is good news to the iieniile ot the Pass, where Charlie w:is very popular. Coleman ContribMticns Since last Ueci-mlier Coleman has coptrihutPd S1,S(;i.L'il to the Patriotic ami llcd Cross funds. Loth tlie International and the .McGillivray Cree'i mine emidoycf^s and o;I]cials donate a certain perceniCKe of their cari'ings each montii, and the lins-incss men of tlio tov.m also give rctv-uhir mon'hly contributions. The military dance held in the ojiera house here on Tuesday evening was a great succ(!ss. Over two hundred and fifty tickets were sold for tills event, and the large opera house was crosvdod. Tlie tiurpore of the dance was to secure funds with which their work without sliowing their number, as was instanced In the sinking of the Ihttcdi steamer Berkelstrooni. and declares that 'this latest outrage by submarine commanders, who are raging iilte madmen, will cost Germany dearly." PASS INY ITEMS SUPPLY IN Morning Sessions Will Commence in the Commons ou Wednesday Ottawa, Aiu-il 27.-This lias been one of the dullest days of tho session in i)ar)ianient. Preliniinarlfis wero few, and the house ivont into committee of supply at early hour on the es-tiniatca of the deiiartment ot publle works. Ilarlior and river voles for the maritime provinces, Quebec and Ontario were under consideration up to a late hour, and lion. Robert Rogers did not experience much dini-culty in getting a large iiumber of items tlirough. In many cases he explained that al-thou,:.;!! tlie votes remained in tho 6s-Slniatesf the money would not ba Berlin, by wireless to T.iickertoii, April 28.-Turkish troops annihilated four British tlivalry Rquadrons, about .SuO men, in battle on April 'i'i. near Qualia, about 25 inilos oast of the Sue/, canal, This atiitonient was contained III an ollicial report Issued by | tho Turkish war department under date of April 27. Text ot oltlclal -'(datemenl follows: V'ln an engagement near yuatla, east ot the Sue/, canal, on April 211, Turkish troops annihilated four enemy cavalry Brinadrons. "Turkish forces attacked strongly fortldoU positions near Quatia, dou-troylng the onllro camp and a largo part ot Ihe forllflod positions. "The onomy HulTered heavy losses, R.iu'vivor8 hastily fled toward the canal, "One ciolonol, one major, 20 cap-talus and lieutenants and %x^ un-wouuded soldiers wero taken lulson-crs." JUDGE IS DEAD SL ,Iohti. N.B., April 2S.-Judge lil. T. C. Knowles of I3t. John probato court, died today after a brief ill-nesH of pneuraonta. He had been luilge only a low inontlis. mm convention opens at bellev ENTHUSIASTIC CITIZENS PLANT 2000 TREES AT HENDERSON PARK l ua.tce was to secure � ;v'tn wn ct. , continues, to purchase .viuipment and supplios; ' ^ j ,,or,ii, sittings for a gymnasium _nnd out-door sPorts ^ commence on WeduesdSy next. for the use of the inoinliers of the Coleman company of the 192nd bat-;alion. The marriage of .Miss Snow, form-ly of tlio hospital staff hero and at Pincher Creek, to .Mr. Plioenix, a ChiUv winds from the north accoin-1 new 3i)tli Battery point where frieudB they could use and planted them to former member of the Bank of Com- Bellevue, April 27.-The annual convenllon of the Weatorn Canada Ukrainian sociely takes place here on .April llOth, when it Is expected delegates will bo present from all parts ot WeBtorn Canada. Some liuBlness of unuBual importance Is to ba taken up at this convention. Probably the elilel' matter lo come up for consideration will be a proposal lo move to Bomo suitable point further west tho olllciul organ of the Ukralnlau society, which Is pow publCslied In Winnipeg, 'i'he majority of the UkralnlanB are located In SaBkatchewau and .Vlborta, and It Is felt by somu members ol the society that tholr paper would bo more central 11 It was publlshQd further west. The cotiventlou will torraiuule on ;Monday ovoaliig with a grand social I dance. panled by rain which began to foil! relatives of the boyB of that bat-about Si.3t) put a damper on tho Arbor \ Ratherod and witli duo ceremony day efforts at llcndarsou park, but i, �'''^"'^'i f'�K Pole and ran up spite of the opposition of tho elements a largo volume of work was accomplished and tho big play-ground looks this evening more like a park and gives ocular ovidonco of what may bo expoclod in the future. , The committee in charge of the jirograui luul expected to Und at least .100 w,Trkcr,s on hand at this morning, hut instead tlio number was not over 150. Tlie result was tliat much of the work that had been laid out had lo lie abandoned. The city oniclnls, however, will see to It that tho v,'ork is completed at an early dale. ."Mayor Hardle conferred with .Major Blrnlo of Ihe dotentlon camp and it Is believed tliat arrangements win he made to uso the Interned aliens lo llnlsh tho work. In this connection one of tho gtiardg told the Horald'lhla morning that they wore not tiverse to working on the park as had been report id. , Kvnry man on tho guard would voiuuieor to undortaUo to do hia bit tlier.i. Tho Hceno of the greatest ncllvlly al the park this morning wii.'= ijt tho FR the best advantage. niorce staff at Coleman, took place in The Mounted I'oiioe wero also luisy. f'e uro-cathedral al Calgary on Wed-They hiiv.^ chosen the southwest cor- nesday, Hov. Dean Pagelt olllclatlng. the bunting which floated proudly to, ner of the park and will not oulv beau-1 fudsing liy the manner in which the breeze all day. The point was Illy It but will keep It trimmed npiHia mountain streams an(l rivers aro then planted in trees and flowers will and In good shape throughout the:risini;, there is troulilo ahead tor also be set out. season. Tho Kilttos were not out to- some ot the prairie towns at no very At old battery point, the flag was'day preferring to chooso a more lav- distant date. also flying. Tho trees there have |orable time tor their work. They ---- been planted tor two years and areihave their plans all made, howover, EMBARGO PEOPLE ARE making a good showing. Today re-] and will leave a beantitul spot by VERY ACTIVE IN - ------ , o i which they will bo remembered when \\'asliington, April ,27. - Senator'west ot Poiit-Amousson. faeveral aer-thov leave for the front ; 1 lusting, democrat, told the senate lal combats are reported in the course Though the numbers wore small to-i l,?^!^^-^'';!': ll'^i^^V"!:?". ^''^^Ko^^on- of whicli I^^l^er jilane ^waa driven day they made u; tho hard work was not enough in latlvos of tho boys who are lUj'cady at the. front, were hUBy planting flowers and otherwise beautifying tho spot, Al the atiuatlo club and Hudson's Bay Go.'s grounds there was also much activity and thoBo spots have been greatly Improved by the day's work. They were given all the trees MARKETS May wheat .................. 1151/4 July wheat .................. 116% May oats .................... 45 May flax .................... 178 WKATIIKK High �.........�.............. ^^ Low ........................ 37 Forecast: Cooler with local showers, clerk ot the weather. Paris, April 28.-Important events are reported during last night along the, whole French front. There has been Intermittent artillery fire about Avocourt and Bsncs and some trench states! fighting In the section of Regnlevllle, j ference had ('onducted a canipaign in to earth in the enemy lines in the I region ot Neslea Chaulnos. Ue did OiTe tree''� ""l^'^^'-t n any case one ere.v "'"'""'So resolution against shlp-..i/.f;' ',,",1 inient of war munitions to Europe. Me boasting at noon thai thoy had plant ed 200 trees during the forenoon. It Is safe to assume that 2000 trees wero planted during tho day. The ladies and children were kept al homo hy the threatening weather but tho members of the Women's Civic club made sure thai the workers all had a tempting lunch al Luncheon was served In the pavilion. Altosothor the results of the day's worl-: wero very gratifying In spite of the. threatening attitude of tho ope. ; pubiulttod 1,000 letters from Wlscon-;sin citizens which he said.all emanat-i ed from tho Chicago lioadquarlers ot this organization.......... ....... MORGENTHAU QUITS....... Washington, April 27.-Formal announcement was made at tho White iionn. j,f,,so today that Henry Morgenthau American ambassador to Turkey, had resigned, and that his resignation had beou accepted. Abrani I, Klkiis, a Now York lawyer, probably will succeed him. ? : ? : ? ? > ? KNOWN DEVINE DEAD 18 : :� ?