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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 29, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta October wheat 63% VOLUME VIII. LETHBRIUGE, ALBERTA. THUffiSDAY, APRIL 29, 1913 NUMBER 117 MORE CANADIAN TROOPS MAY GO TO AT ONCE I TOIL OF List Issued Last Night In- cludes Four No Wounded Ottawa, OnL, April A lilt of 35 casualties among fton-commiscloned of- and men, all wounded, announc. ad thlt afternoon, contains the name oj only ana man address of the neareat next of kin Is in Canada, Prj. vale D. E. Scott of Allison, Ont, Tha JoittB In the first battalion arc partic- ularly heavy, Calgary, AIU., April latest casualty list contains the names of three Alberta men, Serai. W. W. Wil- son, Calgary, a prominent Maaon nnd Matter of Ceremonies of perfection Lodge; Private W. W. Waddy and Pri vale Leslie Williams, both of Strath- more.. All three are wounded. 31 More Officers on List Ottawa, Ont.p April casually lift received by the Militia dapartmcnt tonight contains the pa mas of fogr Canadian officers wlio have been kill- ed, thirteen wounded, seven missing find wounded, and seven missing, a to- tal of 31, This brings the casualties amonflit the Canadian officers LIS te over 160. All parU of Canada, with -----the exception of the Maritime prov- are represented in the list re- celved tonfgfit, whfeh is as follows; KILLED MEDLAND, .Lt. F.R., Queen'e Toronto. JAR W.D., Governor-Gener- al's Bodyguard, Toranto, son of Arme- tiuB WILLIAMSON, Lt. G.M., 1st Grena- dier Guardi, Montreal. McGREGOH, Capt. J.H., 50th Regi- Gordon Highlanders, Victoria, B.C. WOUNDED ALLEN, Capt. W.D., Queen's Toronto. MASON, Capt. D.H.C., signal Headquarters' staff. i MUNTZ, Capt. H.G, Queen's Cwm, Toronto SMITH, Capt. G.A., Governor-Gener- al's Bodyguard, Toronto SIMPSON, Lt. J.H-, 29th Light O'GflADY, Capt. G.F- Decourcy, goth PAGET, Lt. R.J., 90th Winnipefl. GREENSHIELDS, Lt. Melville, 5th Royal ScgU, Montreal. 10th Battalion With Local Boys Loudly Praised The Tenth Battalion of Canadians in which the majority of Lethbrjdge men who joined the first contingent were placed, appears to have been the thickest of the recent fighting around Ypres, where the Canadian cas- ualties were so heavy. Wounded sol- diers arriving from the front, have the highest praise lor this battalion, which charged the vvood where the Prussian Guards were located. Col. .Gyle of Crossfield headed this bat- talion, r.nd fell mortally wounded, while leading men In .the charge. Col, Boyle vvas immensely popular with the Lcthbridge and Calgary men. No Lethbridrje pear thus far ii this battalion. names, however, sp- the casualty lists of FOR COSILY Vancouver Bridges Suffer Seir iously in Fire of Incendi iary 70rigin Vancouver, II. C_, April vliich tliE police believe ircrc incen- iary, were star Led this nioi'iiiug' on "ambie nnd Ctranville street, bridges. Jp to 8 o'clock ihc damage done is of but, .all on )ic bridge, anil at this huur, the blaze is n.bout under control. ISavly .this morning a wind slorni swept over the city nnd at an alarm from the Connaugtit bridge at Camhic. street was rnus in, and within a few min- I uLes the north halt o[ the hig steel bridge, which in all is nearly a jnilc in Jengtfi, was in (lames. The wood packed in tar was burning KITCHENER CONSULTS CARRICK REGARDING FURTHER FORCES PORT ARTHUR, April J. J. CARRICK, M.P., CABLES TODAY FROM LONDON AS FOLLOWS: "SIR JOHN FRENCH TELEGRAPHED LORD KITCHENER YESTERDAY THAT HE WAS SENDING ME OVER TO SEE HIM REGARDING FURTHER CANADIAN FORCES. I HAD A MOST SATISFACTORY IN- TERVIEW WITH LORD KITCHENER TODAY." THE DISPATCH MAY BE TAKEN TO MEAN THAT THE SECOND AND THIRD CANADIAN CONTINGENTS, NOW IN TRAINING IN CANADA, MAY BE MOVED OVER THE WATERS VERY SHORTLY. FOLLOWING LORD KITCHENER'5 CALL TWO WEEKS AGO FOR A SECOND CANADIAN EXPEDITION- ARY FORCE, IT IS BELIEVED THAT COL. CARRICK WAS CALLED INTO CONSULTATION BY LORD KIT- CHENER RELATIVE TO BRINGING OVER FURTHER FORCES. War Commission is Now at Work OUiiwa, April 29. A" arrived. The com mission Las alrcndy belli a few in- formal meetings with the object of deciding upon the scope of Uieic work. Olficcs will be ul once cn- Kaged atjfl the necessary stall cui- pioycit by the commission. !1 HUNS HURL HORDES TO DEATH IN A VAIN ATTEMPT ON BRITISH London, April the last thirty-six says the Times cor- respondent In northern France, "the .have attacked oar lines tast of the Veer canal with redoubled valence, jn a last desperate at- tempt to gain a footing on the western bank, but ihcy expended their force in vain. The Allies still hold firm on the western side. "The British troops now hold a new line of trenches north and north, east of Ypres. The Canadians, worn out by four days and nights of un- ceasing struggle, have been relieved and retired to the rear for a much- needed rest. retired covered with glory, but their ranks were sadly thinned." t FOOT BY "FOOT THE FIGHT GOES QN Worth of France. April by foot, it is true, but after all with considerable speed, our line is again being straightened out to its original position north of Ypres, and the bulge caused by onslaught of the two army corps with which the Germans attempted to push saart the French and British armies operating In the district, is steadily being re- paired. It seems fairly certain that von Hindenburg !G paying his long-promised visit to the. wtitern front, and this apoitle of massed formation has been hurling hie hordes to death with the same recklessness which he display- ed in the Vistula faattlas. His success has .been even less than In Russia, for the Allies' recovery from the first shock has been more rspid, and his original plant, which, it appears was to effect a breach in our lines, may be already said to have failed. F'elrogi'ail, April 29, a.m., via i Russian occupation Qf a Small village to the lorthwest of Uszok PiisS, was a etc idcd achievement in the Carpathian athpaign for the reason'thai it ser- oiisly endangers tlic important rail- vay line the town ol t'szot- nd Bcrezna, JQ ESTABLISH >E fiercely. Shortly after 7 o'clock Conriaiiglit hridgc, aliout snan of Southern Alberta is to have a splfinhiri anteJojic park in which pro- tection will he ofiercd For the small herds oi antelope still left in the country. ______11 Graham, head oi the ani- M- IL wh? Srfic-mal' branch oi the Apartment oi the otdings lit Earner and. Spring Cou- e, was u, the city yesterday, and Jntenor, is in Lctlilindge today, pay- will span] ihe next three or [one ing weeks looking after his interests the antelope park. On Una occasion [he hopes 10 make arrangements for f the.53 acres at Chin TAX ON LIQUOR here. London, April of the Exchequer David, Lloyd George made known in the House of Commons this afternoon his plan to deal with the question of. too great .consumption of alcohol in England, He proposes a very heavy tax on both spirits and beers containing more second visit in roanection- with [than seven per cent, of proof spirits, duty on spirits is to be doub- led. rears 1111] Iliink is much nf Ihn rmm if) as He wnC'havc 2200 acles" in crop yeav, and has Coulee which is to comprise the park, after -which the animals ivill be herh- ed arid coruiled. BROTHERHOOD, Lt. W.C., r.9i. roflc froni tile Tortl. end of the ment, -rovcrnor-General's Bodyguard, Montreal. THOMPSON, Lt. H.A., atiitant ad- jutant of ttaff, 3rd In- fantry Brigade, late of the 1st Hus- left the LLU 1 CilL. UIIU lias -1TJ-- TII a quarter bushels of lasl vear's crop of wheat I, Mr" Eocs to Horticino Hat h itcrnoii n coiracUon wth 1JlB wll ch he will this aitcrnooii in coiraecUon with the .ni some Indians who have been Battery. BAINSMOTH, Lt. Pat riciai. OGILV1E, Capt. M.C., Princesi Pat riciat, formerly Victoria Rifles, Mon- MISSING KWKPATRICK, Major Queen's Own, Toronto. ANDERSON, Major P., 101st Reai- AGL 3rd S0n who ow t le State A-G-L" 3rd the hrnlge huruiiig uercelv with tne Dank of Uockford, Minn., ami YOUNG GIRL FOOLS PHYSICIANS Edmonton. STREAGHT, Capt. G.L., Governor- anil'B lodyguard, Toronto. MORRISON, Capt. L.S.. 100th Regi- ment, Royal Toronto. JOHNSTON, Lt, B.L., Queen'. Own, .Toronto. GREENE, Lt. G.E.D., Hoyal Grona- dierl- ALLEN, Lt. D.Q., Royal Grenadiers, (Cbn'tlnliBd nn firaiicn unable to reach it from the in to his large private north side. The heat in llie vicinity iuirrcsts Southern Alberta he has of the hurtling northern span was so Iouns to cxlent o[ JUJQ 000 lilac-- Los Angeles, Cal., Anril 28 Miss intense that slcel rails were bent ed .in dislricb. Phyllis Skreliot, IS years old. whom and twiswil. llr. Johnson has spent tlie winter the doctors gave up last January, as a clock the fire Cnllloraia anil has brai in the I li'opeless victim ot tnherculosis, ar- at its height, a bltize was discovered Dakotas on his .Kay up to this conn-! "veil here today from Denver on loot. J" She had walked all the way, accom- r, i uii .naj LU Illlb CUUU- under the pavement of OraiiviUc S1-- try, and ihintfi Southern Alberta m hririgci a mile away irom the first rira. spilc of lhe in 1910 anh lflH This fire was stopped iviLInn a few mjmiles. Car service all over Llie city interrupted, for Hie bridges coimecL IB away ahead of either North I South Dakota. Even in 1910, which OU-ava, April op- oration of the Transcontinental rail- jianied only by a small burro and a m the Jines of a temporarr Land and Sea Forces Moving Forward Rapidly in Advance on Allied Fleet is Again Bombarding Forts London, Aprif 29, The Allies have made rapid progress in their Iwni and sea at tack upon the Dardanelles, the gateway to Al- ready the British troops have thrown a line across the southern extremity of the Gallipoli Peninsula, from the coast of the Aegean 9ei tg a point northeast of Eakj HieaMk, the strongly fortified position facing the Stralte, thus isolating the Turkish stronghold at Sod El Bahr, at the very lips of the Dardanelles, which had previously boen destroyed by the fire fr9m the fleet. This has been done, said the Admiralty last night, in face of a stren- uous resistance by the Turkish who have combated foiat of ground with furious obstinacy. FIGHTING BITTER The fighting throughout has boen exceedingly bitter, and of a char- acter which reveals verv clearly tnat the Turks know that they are Btrug- gling not merely for the possession of a few forts along the but for the capital of their country. The Russian Slack Sea fleet, on the other hand, have begun a violent bombardment of the forts of the Bosphorus at the neck .of the Narrows. The Turkish forts, situated six miles within the Bosphorus, have been subjected to heavy fire by the Russian warships. One fort at the en- trance already has been destroyed. i .RUSSIANS CO-OPERATE IN BOSPHORUfi Petrograd, April 29. Your correspondent has just made an inquiry of the general staff about the progress oF the Russian fleet at tne and was informed that operations are going on well, and are being con- ducted [n close coperation with the activities of the Allies at the Darda- nelles. Tne battleships are In addition to the outer de- fences, the strongest forts, those in the neck of the BOBphorus Ndrrowl, miles from thr. entrance, where the Bosphorus turns The largest and most powerfully armed of the forte are floumelle Kavak, On the European side, and Antolie Kavak and Medvarj Kaie, on the Atiatlc aide The first has two l4-incb-.guna and-twp. -11-inch The itcQnd four 14-inch and Jive 9-inch, an'd the third has two 11-inch and three. The eight forts, in addition, have many smaller places, and total heavy guns in all forts on tlie European side ia 10, and on the As aide 40. the Italy Certain to Jump Soon GERMAN FLEET IS CRUISING IN NORTH SEA large revolver. The girl said she welshed only 95 is acknowledged to be the driest lust January before starting to "c have had, Mr. Johnson had Ml) on her Journey, bat now she weighed .-rvii-p Sen'CC d Tlic ouerated and soci'wn acres of wheat averaKing 25 bushel 125 pounds, and enjoys perfect health. the acre, and last year he had 320 She left here three hours after her acres which .1' ;eraged 25 bushels arrival, bound up the coast line for shortly the tn ta wilh Ihc residential section. The authorities are convinced in view of the circumstances of the two fires" that both arc incon'llarv. The police think' it likely that the fires were started hy German sym- pathizers, who took advantage ol the wind storm that is still blow- ing. EMERGENCY CALL 'Montreal, April du- KeLte'a London correspotideut cab ]iut nighL: "Tho heavy 'casualty list, among Gauadianp at the front i'esv.l in aa emergency call Cor j-eiurorce- inents on Wondfly night, wlicn a body of officers and mcuj both from tho taae and the recent arrivals, paraded nnd embarked [or ti special destina- tion. The departure of Ihese troops was not aecret, aa is usually'the case, Veil." open, and gave, them th0 Folkestone a rousing farc- PAUL LIBRARY LOSS St. Paul, Minn., April o[ "wftltr poured into the St. Paul p.ubllc library building to-check a stubborn Mara In the bftacinent laic tonight, ruined more than volumes. causeil by fire, mnoke NEW ZEALANOERS PRAISE CANADIANS Wellington, -New; Zealand, April press sppaks in the highest terms of tlic Cn- courage in the fighting near Ypres, and cmphnaizee (he value of tlie atnnd they made in promoting similar spirit, nmpng other overseas forces oE Great Britain., acre San Francisco. Jt is run trains about ivhv sufficient for lhe tultlcinft along the War Summary NAMED CHIEF Halifax, N.S., Ayrfl JUSTICE Hon. Wallace Graham, senior judsa.of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotta; bus been npaiiilcd chief .luslice of Nova wilier .was ealluiiAtcd at end. Scotin, nuccecding Sir Charles AT THE DARDANELLES Tiirkisli and Biitiali reports of the Inml operations in the Dardanelles region again arc Jn direct conflict. From the Turkish version. It 'would appear that tbe Anglo-French land in- vasion lias resulted in disaster for tho Allies. .Furlher c'lairos to victory are made in an official report from Con- slantinople. It Is said tbe force which landed near Kaba Tepeh were forced hack along the whole front with heavy losses, four brigades being driven Into the sea, and others aurrendering. One transport is said to have been sunk. 'ANOTHER CHANCE FOR KIPLING i Vancouver, B.C., April withstanding a notice summoning hint, Hud yard failed to appeal' be- inflicting serious losses on J fore" the city council meeting to ex- tlie Turks, and capturing one bat- talion. IN FLANDERS Tlje Battle, of Flanders apparently lias passed llie high point o[ intensity, anu IB becoming less severe. 'f An official Belgian Btatement speaks merely of the activity of artillery and aviators alojig- the part of the front beld by the Belgian forces. Field-Marshall Sir John French, Bri- tish commander, has announced (ItrH the German advance has been check- ed definitely. In tbe Russian campaign, new hat- The latest statement from Londor a 8-developing in the north along says the land forces liavo eaat Prussian border. Petrograd Jn establishing a-line acrossihe Gtfill- speak of various indecisive poll Peninsula, on the European side, cncountcrg( but makes no mention o[ of the Straits, and are advancmtf stead- victory along a lwelveTniilo front, i'hlch tbe Gorman War Office B.H- An unofficial dispatch from'Athena iiounced yesterday. Neither has It slates that the Allies were victorious concedGtl. the reported Austrian vie- Jn a battle on tbe west side tjir'y in Bukowlna. plain why he had riot cleared his lot: in Grand View. Me was given chance exulaiii whether lie ivas ig- norant of the or.'was uycn though he re- give suy rea- son for. Ills" ijfjjearance the alder- men decided li give him one last op- portunity. LOSE MORE THAN 2000 Montreal, Owe., April 'The Gazette's London corres- nondene, cabling last night, isnid that a reliable report re- ceived In1 London p'iaces the Canadian casualties "at 2000 in the fighting of last week, ivHli 25 officers killed -and 100 London, April Scott, coniiiiaudiiig a Norweg- ian steamer, chartered by the Belgian commission, re- ports the presence in the North Sen of a German fleet, numbering no less than sixty- eight vessels, aJl ttfJd. Cap- tain Scott, whose vessel has just come to port, reports that while crossing tbe North Sea, he was held up by one of these German vessels. After an ex- aniination oC his papers he was pcrmUted to proceed. The German fleet was composed of tf vessels of all classes, from tat- deshlps to torpedo boats, The C- date of Captain Scott's encoun- ter, and just Vhere in. the North Sea he sighted this Ger- man fleet, has not been an- uounced. ij, tj .J CRICKcT SCOURGE i DESTROYS CROPS The work of fighting fcbc culwerni that bas been going on for tbe past three, weeks is responsible for the way in which the cut worm U under hand at the present fame. Little or no damage has. been donb by the pest thus far. Reports that the alfalfa in the immediate district' has been dV stroyed, arc unfounded. Mr. Strick- land oi Ihc experimental iartu states that there'is no ground for.- thii statement. Mr. Longman of the provincial de- partment of agriculture who has been working in the Magrath and Welling districts ictflrned yesterday and states that the worm is under con- ,_ )trol there. Tbe [armers aio taking Spokane, April nun- the adTicc oHHed and the tesults are dred acres of wheat have, been des-i troyed hy crickets in Ifte Wilson creek Reports from Vulcan, Monarch and section of Grant coimly. Wash. Rc-fNanton anj northern Part" ol cording to a report.made today. Mil- lions of insects have invaded the Wil- son creek valley, and miles of trench es been plowed for the purpose of holding the crickets in check. Gov- ernor Lister has beeti appealed to for nld iu the fight on the peats-. LEARNS SHE (5 NOT NEGRESS San Francisco, Cal., April years ago Margaret Buckner, believ- ing herself a member of..the negro race, married William Lytlle, a uegro dentiat of Oakland. 'Today she filed suit, for a divorce in the' super- or court, alleging that a Wood teat by scientists has proved, that she. Is a negress. this district state cutworm is not giving any trouble. In two or three weeks the real -work of 'the iviJl be known, as the wheat is not large enough for the worm to work on. COLONEL CURRIE Toronto, Ont; April Delayed three days, the weekly cablegram from Lieut. C. J. A. CurrJc, M.P.Hn com- maud of the lath Battalion, whom rumor had made prlBOner, receiv- ed from1 tma Mrs. Currie. -.'of the Canadian lines of trenches, and it is posBible that the iherc In reserve ;