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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 28, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME IX. LETHBRIDGE, ALBEpTA. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 28, 1915 NUMBER 14 KEEPING WARM ON II. M. 8. "BLANK" SOMEWIIEKE IN THE NORTH SEA Calgary, Dec.- 38. The-Aibcrtais The report.that Lieut.-Coloncl Kenimis, his adjutant and certain officers of the. 13th Mounted! lUfics were to retire from active ser- vice with that unit, seems to have! been premature. Col. Kenimis is still 13th and the ota-l er...olIiGcr5 arc .still on their jobs. f two cnptains and a couple of lieutenants were according to report, suspended and were due for; a -severance of their connection with earjy morning Hprint around decks the battalion. Brigadier-General Hughes, during Jiis tour of inspection recently, con- ducted a hearing into the matter at JYIaclcod and the 'accused officers were given an opportunity in their own Col. Kenimis is a lawyer by Feeling Out Situation With Aggressive Campaign in View-Not Known Where Hun Forces Will Make the Strike 'Ihe crews of the British warship the Isorth Sea since war w as declared at times chafe at the grim mpnotony ot it which officeis and n.c.. mule the band plays a hornpipe melod} shows an AUSTRIA WONT SATISFY DEMANDS OF THE U. S. Paris, Dec. engage- ments of Mi-eat activity over the whale front in the Vcsges was re- ported in a communication today from the war office, profession, one of the leaders Of the from Vienna as published by the Petit liar in Pineher and, so thesay- Journal say the impression prevails ing goes, made so good a defense and in Austro-Hundarian' governmental explanation of the circumstances in circjes that the forthcoming reply to the case that Brig.-Gen. Hughes has the second 'American. note, regarding restored him to duty and to the Ancona incident will bring about Paris, Dec. advices .cording to mand. SIDES CHEER Copenhagen, Die, of the Ford .party be pro- hlbitod by the Danitlif government from here. Nitipriii Rtidy for The public last Anigh here- a diplomatic rupture between the two nations. Will Not Meet Demands Washington, Dec. od in author! here1 to- day stood, that unless gome excellent rea- son" 'for diplomatic corre- not meet the demands of spOndence on the subiect wae pre- the United States in her forthcoming sented no course to remain but replj to the Ancona note Teutonic to break off relations State depart diplomatic circles are reported as be ment officials ajrp expecting mforma ing prepared' for the severance1 of 'dip- j tion, aboutnhe.rreply, which might lomatic relations. Although the. state have been secured 'by Ambassador department -so far has received; from Penfield." during ,'the. conferences with Ambassador Pentield at .Vienna-: no Baron- Von ''Burin T.Austro-Hungarian ac j forecast of the replj it was under j minister of foreign affahs received recently-through Baron Erich Austrian charge d' affairs here, were to-tde effect that Austria 'v.-quld.be guided by concern" foi good relations existing between the two countries. An of :this phrase has led officials, to believe that the Vienna government will, attempt to argue the contentions of the United States, ant jiossibly suggest arbitration. Berlin, by wireless-to SayvMIe, N. Y-, Dec. offensive movement by the French, who have the German lines at Hirzitein, is announced by the German army headquarters in to- day's official statement. Details regarding the outcome of the at- tack are lacking, the statement adds. Dec cable to the Tribune from.' Paris savs "Paris be- lieves that the beginning of the new German offensive on the .western front is only a matter of days.' For the last week, while their guns battered at the allied, positions offensive could Art Treasure Found at 'Peg Winnipeg, Dec. M; Ryder; American consul-general'.in this city, receatly bought in .a local auction room air oil painting fpriwiilch he paid ?15. When cleaned dirt and varnish the painting laentl- fleci as one by Philiu Peter Roos, born at Frankfort in ltT7 and died (tt in 1705 Mr Rj der estlmafeg the pain tins is worth and has bad Dropped Dead on the Highway Dec.'28-Backhand opr- il msured for 3 tors who jirotft a earning to Luigi CaEnth, No 162 St Timothes St, inottths ago, kept iheir word todaj ivfieti a quantity of dyna John jUcLaughlm a larmei living miles ol Champion, droo pcd dead along the road. He was walking and his team I vfas hauling a load of grain seized very suddenlj and died in few minutes He was a man about sixty otage, and has of brothers 5 rainittc wreckmg te bmiding, and breaking the most enthusiastic demonstration glass in at least 25 houses along the for peace that "Europe since the war: began; Nearly 1000 citizens of. Stockholm 'attended. Every men- tion of an early the war pro- voked long applause. When Louis I (Lochnefr" secretary'of the the executive com-1 had secret information that street.. Three- Vmonths ago. a .bomb was found at the front of tho store, after Casalli had received a series of blackhand letters demanding, payment of The bomb had not explod- ed. At' 3 o'clock this morning. Mrs. Casalli awakened, Jeeling thirsty, and went to ,the tap" to. get a drink of water. As she stood by: the tap there certain of the belligerent nations .were i was a lremendonj, esplositm that -willing to negotiate peace, the meet- the houge to foundatlons and almost stunned, heir, piece of iron torn front of the house by wa's hurl ing' became tumultuous. "It would astonish' the said Mr. Lochner, '-'if we made known at this time what influences are. at work i for peace. This information haE been in possession of; the executive of the' hp_ nn .a. t.__. flpcl since we sailed from her -ho a-m' mlu.ainS a New York, It. was real encourage- ment behind the expedition. We have every assurance "that our project will nieet with although at this time it cannot be_ said just what .is behind the raovement.' London, Dec. departure of A large the Indian army from France for 'another field oC was, the CONJECTURE AS JAR'SIMMERS 10 SOEZ -Tokio, Dec. account of the school board In ffiianciaT dffficultieg antf imiess some solution is presented within the next fen dajs there is more than passing possibility that the schools hen? will not're-open after the.huli- Munro of the school >OBTd dipped a bomb in the last council meeting when he announced :he-. position- of the board. He.'-informed council that if >resent condiHons continued it probable that.the schools would not after the New Year He stat ed that there was at the present time of uncollected school taxes The board has.liabilities which must e met immediately. There are bond dangers to pass coupons overdue to the amount of tnrough the Suez Canal and the Sled J2500 arrears of salaries to tin day and night, the Kaiser's troops have been feeling groifnd in France, probing for a weak spot'at- which an attack can tie launched, this new assault will come is not certain. H may be staged on' the northern front. in Artois or around Ypres, along the Belgian front, fieix-c battles" look placu in the autumn, in the Argonnc, wheru the Crown Frlnco has tried repeated- ly to .loijsen tin; r'rench hold on Ver- dun or in Xovon sector, the sector nearest Paris. That an attack will be made at some point along the western battle linu in the nyai: fulurv i.s taken here for granted. For months reports have comp that Germans were sending trooiis and "ims to the lines in Plan dcrs and France. An especially heavy concentration was reported from the north along the Belgian coast. 'In the last two weeks lias come evidence that the Kaiser's troops picking a spot at which the new launched. Raids have been attempted at. 'different points on the line, test raids to de- termine the. strength of the allied positions in some-sectors. More Territory is Offered Rumania London, Dec. has offered new and .more extensive territorial concessions to Rourna- nia for permission to-march Rus- sian armies across -Roumania-to attack Bulgaria. Thlj newt is contained in a dispatch frqm Bu- charest, WILL THE WHEAT WE HELP Fears that Saskatchewan and Mam oba experience wie of the worst drain dealers todav are trying to figure out what effect the cent all rail-rate-from-Wlnnineg andwQuebec will have on the but are at a loss to arrive at a con- clusion That (the rate would, nave a beneficial effect on prices Jf the gov- ernment railway could carry an? ap- preciable amount of the grain.in farm- ers' admitted, daily is said to ,be the pacity A further handican is the that the equipment for handling1 grain at the Canada Atlantic ports limited There storage for 000 bushels but the elevators hate not the facPitlcB for quick handling so much of the good effect of the low rate may be lost. It was not known at the local C lUrranean, the Japan Mail Steamship amount of note at the bank for coal famines m the historj of West ed-past hei almost graying her head, most iriPoltanL feature of the day's which controls the hulk of coal bill of Air Mimro'ern Canada expressed today by Mrs. Robinson is Now Life Member 4fis G. W. .Robinson, the faithful and energetic'regent of the Alexan- der Gait Chapter of the Daughters of anil a smaller piece of metal struck "CTS, so far as the British public is the shipping of this countrj has de 'stated that as hie understanding Has Lethbridec roil niwmlors who sh concerned Whether the new of cided to abandon the customar) route that the 191" taxes as they came in coil operators wno nine wound Casalli thrown out of action is Egypt or Mesopotamia is and dispatch its ships around the were to go to nai off the note "eel1 the market with more from Colombo, He could not see that it much than usual interest di-ring the past bed bj the force ol the explosion, hut not announced in both these thea- Care of Good Hope _ escapeJ uninjured i ters there aie presumablj already CLVion "Ihe to Fngland The police are investigating Cas- considerable bodies 01 Indian troops he tuo weeks The alii received another: hlackhand letter It is assumed that the places of the from Europe to Orient mil this moinipg demanding that before Indians m France been filled by low the same course Saturday next he paj a drafts fron the new armies raiScil in more powerful bomb ill he placed at the I nited Kingdom tho dooraaj of their stole, one that In connection with tonight's an- would do thing's to oe remembered f nounceinent, it is noteworthy the larger and more important share, the youthful Prince of Wales is tjkins in the business of the empire. The Brit- ish public, both home anl colonial, will read a peculiar sense ot na- tional pride the king's words to the Indian veterans "Beiore )op leave France, I send y.ou my dear aihd. gal- lant son, the Prince of fol Italian Steamer Reported Sunk _ Waghington Dec An uucon the nmpite was given an idea of the flnned report from Rome that an un high regard in winch the is held by identifie' Italian passcngei steamer I has shared w ith mj armies the dan- her 'o-workers, on Christmas tornedoed while on her way to gets and hardships 01 the campaign, when she was the recipient ol a hie Catania" Sicily, with the loss of eight to thank lou in mi name" membership certificate and a life ]lves, reached the state department membership pin of the I O D ]ate todas It was not reported whe- any Americans were aboard i.ompanitd bs an address the, ute to Tier ctaseiess labors to pro- The The Turkish official communication ONE LIFE LOST TRANTOII li OF SOLDIERS OtUwk, Dec. the transport mote patriotic causes m the city and js district No formal presentation was riaae as "Mis Robinson is ill and the address and ammpanying gifts were simplv forwaidfj to Jier home" on Clmstlras morning Mrs, Robinson has been a tireless worker lOr Ihe I ODE siiice the local chapter was organized She basJbeeh a leader m American ambassador at Rome _____ _____ __________ out today which contained ing of Canadian troops both by land claims to successes in the Egyptian and water a malt gratifying record movemeiit .to promote tthe wel iari of the 'BOlSKrs amt t-a drvelop patriotism. "V Was Torpedoed Without Warning liOndni, Dei number ot from the French stnmer Villc De La Oolat' whose sinking in the Mcliterrancan a submarine was announced usterdev was given in a Renter dispatch from Malta as 208 Ilie drpatcii confirmtt the oreuous advices that 80 kst their lives; The steamer, was .off the Island of Creie when she sank The surviv- ors who landed at Malta corroborate the statement that the Ville De La theater, called forth an official denial, has been achieved those In charge from the British press bureau, frhich There hare 30 far been transported states that there has been no tig-tins 6y' rail men, and out of this between the British and the lam number there was only one fatal except a British attack on tilt jtnn- On the ocean there were cnul Arab force near Mersa !-aturu, Irani ported men, including or Matcrmi, which "was dispersed 1290 to Bermuda and St Lucia, and with tuning loss to our The'1871, brought hack to Canada Out of Turkish tersion that th? Turks all-the number carried on the ocean took- tie offensive and killed three there was not a single accident hundred British, put the remainder to flight and captured n quanitU ot bootv YUAN SHl _____ ..._. ___ _ __ President of the Clilncse can government ____ was torpedoed without warn-1 who hit accepted thesorown under fence" some its (Ind it neo revival of the rnon-rchri Icu.-h such utterances, Bayed Very Sore on the U. S. Press New York, Iiec 28 Bo> ed, the recalled German EJdwaru House and Brand boarded the steamer in a few minutes of each otiieh today :o sal] for Europe. Col. House, and MrxWhitlock were uncommunicative, but Capt Bo> ed gate out a .written statement in which he denounced what he characterized a> 'the ess utterances of an in and predicted that 'would In Mlf 'REFUSED OFFICE Paris Dec Salomki dispatch Premier Veni zelos' {refused to tako office w-hett Mked hi the King if he would do so use opening the schools when it look- 1 two weeks ed as though Uim not have month 0[ cold hara BmUr ,vea, money to naj .salaries before neitK, IaH would place a premium on coil Mr JIunros statement came ts a "le nraines and bury Southern bombshell The council discussed tins Allierta mines under an avalanche of serious state of affairs and de-ided ordels Tll8 reason glven that to refer it to the finance committee Saskatchewan and Manitoba dealers to seek a solution Qf the uroblem Magrath to Take On Airs of a City have practically no'stocks of-coal'on hand at the present timer ;The: mines have been unable the orders P R offices whether or not the C P R would the new rate set by the government Demand Internment American A viators been trjmg then best to apt a lock ot coal ahead but without success Magrath, Dec 28 -Accoidmg to The mines frbm Taber to Crow s tne deielopmt ,igas of the past dai workmt to capacits daj, or two, the vejr 191G is going to Pre turning out about 125 cars daiis bring a real Santa Claus, present to while the orders are often twice that the good townspeople of Magrath in amount No difficulty in getting cars the form of electric lights Melvm to handle the outnut has been report Godfrej, manager 01 the local movie ed The mine ovsneis are doins the.lr 11 the wire back of the- rropcsi- best ind if a famine should result tion, and if IIP is sucrcssful in his the} will blame the lack of mminer present plans, the much needed and storage ordeis for the situation, for much wanted lights K in-lalled without storage of coal by dealers In as soon as he can get a liw pass the summer the rmines are unable to ed BJ the cit> dads granting Mm a work duiing the summer months, and franchise In the meintime Mf Gud the deieionnienf necessary to enable frey is husi the busmen a maximum output in winter is Im interests of town and if he is possible successful in obtaining a guarantee of ____ _'_ I, 500 lights from source and the iCMdeutial district, he will meet with the dtv council nfxt Wednesday to IO arcseht; his proposition. Washington, Dtc state de partment his receded a fiom S Viereck of New lork Tity, editor of the Fatherland, call ing for the interment by the United States goi eminent of Lieut Wm Thaw Sergeant Elliott Cowden and there was littie summer coal stored, i sergeant Normau Prince Imencan and a change to lower temperatuie born of the prenoh military would find the an-unen- Dosition Coal merchants MARKETS wheat, wheat Decembar oats flax Car Shortage is Acute at Door of Home Montreal, Dec 28 -i-Krancois Frech- ette a farmer living; in. the eastern township Milage of feant'Cesarb tfas murdered just outside of his own I door last n.ght his throat being cut shortage from ear to ear Three strangers are detam-d as susRncts aviation corps, who returned to their homes in this countrv recently ton Other telegrams and letters of similar purnort have been received bj the state denartment from jro- German sympathizers oed, ,w Wll-in localltlM 33 2? light fofenicst, Dec. ib acute here The elexators have hi lull foi the past lUonth, 610 cars of wheat been billed irom Pore- most to date Pakowki Btzicoin, and Nemiscam haie been well supplied, the CPU evidehtl) trying to clean out that Southport of Venerable Archdeacon ARCHDEACON DIES Liverpool, Dec death at district; before heavy shows set i A bttttr servi.6 finnrted at- T J Madden, archdeacon of pool since 1906, in announced Arc.. tec Janitatv first. .About twenty-five deacon Madden was vicar of Christ pet' Met. of the- wheat clop Is now church, Southwrt. He 'was born hi ioW." r" 1858 T LIEUT.-COL. D W McPHEKtON' Now commanding No 2 Field Am- bulnnce In France, who has pro- moted to command the Convalescent HotDttal at Psrk, Bptom, "Jv V ;