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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 30, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME IX. LETHHUIDGE, ALBERTA, fHUHSDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1915 NUMBER 16 London Opinion is That Difference Over Conscript- ion Will Not Cause Defeat of Coalition Ministry Even if Many Ministers Hand in Resignations London, Dec. following explanation of the cabinet situation 'appears In, the newspapers of Lon- don this morning, naving, been fur- nished by the Proas Association: "It has been generally expected that Premier's Asquith's pledge to married-men would bo carried out in .letter-and spirit, but the view Is.held. In some quarters -that a further eliGuoe for, single men to enroll would not be Inconsistent with the fulfill- ment, of that pledge. "The premier himself rejected this Interpretation of his words and in- formed the cabinet that a resort to compulsion was called for, In his opinion, not only, to carry through an honorable obligation, but also it was to military service" on the part of the adult population, would introduce dim cullies. "In ii miittur ivliich touches so mauy ingrained prejudices the gov- ernment may be oxjiGCtod to move warily. The ministers must be pre- pared for some opposition to their proposals however limited'in form. "It is undoubted that the govern ment will carry the majority of Hit House of Commons with them foi any reasonable scheme, and anything like organized obstruction is mUtiiuk- .ble. For a smooth passage of the bill it is possible the measure will not apply to Ireland. "The case of Ireland is, exception' al, since registration there lias only been carried out in a partial man- LUKE THE EXPLOSION OF A LAN D HIGH-EX- PLOSIVE SHELL BUKSTING In the present state of the ner, and there has been no attestation there under the Derby group system. "The cabinet will do its utmost meet all objections and secure measure of general agreement which war to provide'a steady flow of re- .luforcementa. for the various battle iron's. "On the Question of compulsory seryico for single men, with relega- j the premier declared essential." tior.s to latter groups of men engaged occupations, there is no Will Leave Government difference in principle within the cab- inet. London, Dec. Daily Ex- "TTTitil details'of procedure aiti ue- Press rls that there is a flnltbly settled, there IB no expecta- of at least three Unionists in tion of personal changes In the ad- tilc led by the Earl of Sel- ministration: It IB: recognized; how- boriic. president of the Board ot Ag- ever, that to pass at the present stage who are to resign be- from 'a well denned case of single Premier Asquith's plan for mo- aen and-set tip a general obligation "ified form of conscription does not 11 FIE 1101 OUT "OF MUCH go far enough. that ifc is wron These men contend to forco. all the sin- gle men to serve in the army when there is a large proportion of married men who could be spared more eas- and that altogether the Prem- ier's plan is a useless comprom says the paper. The Express, there- fore, anticipates a fair crop of signations among the supporters of voluntary enlistments and determined cpnscriptioniatn, hut says these re- signations will not be serious enough to imperil the existence of the gov- ernment paper. They also expressed the opinion that -the 'Earl 'of Derby, director of recruiting, will find "a placr in mimstrj .Will Siay..With 'Atquith London, Dec. usually well Major Kai.e, of the 3rd 0 M R won. high praise from his officers and men at the time he was wounded, while in .action. .Lieut. Campbell, informed parliamentary correspond- writing home to Edmonton says; ent of the Daily News.'says that Sir Major Fane was a brick, and as Edward Grey, foreign secretary, will brave ami cheerful as could be He not resign and that he was made as comfortable as possible both Walter Runciman, president of ihjithe-bottom of the trench, and he the Board of Trade, and Reginald Mc- laughed and kept the boys in good Kenna, Chancellor.of the spirits When it was and night also iii remain in the government.' j eanre oil, our stretcher-bearers start- The correspondent adds that the main' ei taking out the wounded, but the oi the labor partv will support Ma would not let himself be mov- the government. until all were out I_then let six In an editorial the Dailj News! of my big men irom Troop counsels all opponents of the govern-1 entry him He has now been sent to ment pohcj to await the disclosure England, and will not be back for of details with open mind .md delor- apmc. months. We miss the Major so initiation that shall much. He was like a dad to us, and be governed by the highest interests the place seems lost without him o.f the nation m the emergency The Tie men were splendid, and foregoing reprtsents the general opin- we received great praise from Gcner- ion of the Liberal press and it argues al Seelej the next dai He said that well for acceptance oi the new policy more shells fell on our part of the bj a large majontj m parliament, trenches than on any other part of j length during the war, and thai he was very much surprised that ,our casualties were not more, but voorisidwihg that we were only 87 time, and bad 25 casualties in a few hours behind trenchdi, 1 think it was quite enough Another officer writes "You will learned that Mcnltman was also killed that after- noun and Major Fane_and I tent Kel- ly woundad illu tralion from a German papei offeis a vivid picture oE the ha' oc wrought Use bin sting of big shell An Important Battle Likely in Petrograd Keeps Engage- ments on Western Front in Vosges London, Dec. Pctro- cessful advance by cither would en- grnd remains silent on the subject the danger considerable forces of the dc- [Jiiblic is mdincd to bclii'vi; tbe Rus-. opponent, sian.s are undertaking a great ofien- Fighting in Vosqes sire in HukiHvina near Hi'siniUiilmko-i Along tlie western front, except, lor yinu near the Ucssurabian border. Clf- and aerial engagenie-it: on .tin- licial Austrian reports Idling of the Ilritish lines fighting Vcenia to'lie con- attack by druse masses of Ili-ssian Sued to the Vosires where in the re- troops indicate that an. important giwi oi llariinaiiswcilerkopf the battle is under way. i Kreiich claim In have made a success- Ii'igliimg centres lit u point near' nil advance. Berlin officially niinimiz- small town just within cs Ibis, but docs not deny'it wholly HlB border of northern but Nothing lias happened to" change the a siinultaiifous attack is being made Macedonian position but it is "raner- nlong an extended (rout reaching from ally believed that anv advance into Priith to a position north of Circek territory must be made by Bul- a distance of about -10 miles. Latest gariaus. tiie opinion being that Aus- adviccs stale that the Russian as- tro-Gennans cannot scare enough sault is being continued accompanied troops fur a serious attempt against by_an c ually heavy bombardment. I Saloniici. Tlie domestic tension in UnofTicial reports from the extreme' Unglanil over the compulsion ques- nortliern portion of the eastern front tirin lias been greatly relieved. Specu- state that the ,Germans have made a lation continues concerning the m'eth- serious but futile attack in the region o'l which is to he adopted to reacli of Lake Babit, while the Russians eligible unmarried men, the majority west of Lake Kangar ore threaten- nercc'm; Unit the Derby plan-of at- inc Jilt-mi. These opnosing attacks tcstation will he-extended for this create a delicate situation as a sue- purpose. Can a Congressman Be Arrested? Washington, Dec. ol among the trees in soft ground In place along the front uncle foreUs, of well gionn timbei hate been hatteiert ior Rupie down by shell fire At tirst glance the pictuie suggests the explosion of a laud mine hurling into the air a mass of debris enveloped in a dense 'column of black smoked Torpedo Boat Destroyers Sunk Paris, Dec. Austrian, torpedo boat destroyers .have' been sunk result of an en- counter the sea forces of the allies 'at a point outside of Cattaro, in the Adriatic. Ran Into Caboose, Engineer Killed Ottawa, Dec. Since my vssit to England last summer confidence in the ultimate victory of tne allies Bri ITALIAN TROOPS OCCUPY DURAZZO .Geneva, via 'Paris, Dec. 30. .-7-It Is reported here on good authority .that Italian troop; have1ioccupied the 1 Albanian .seaport of Durazzo. GOVERIH TADEAD Magralli, the car shortage seems to ha acute here; a clo.Se analysis conditions will go far in disquieting the inces- sant cry for cars and more cars. It has been charged since the opening of the threshing season that Magratli Frank UuUiatun of Illinois, on tlje indictment charging conspiracy others iduutiiietl Lu- bot National Peace Council to foment stakes in Aiiteiican mumimns plants was held up toti u the depart- ment of justice Gfiicials'-'eoiisideieil whetlier lilr. Buchanan as a membci; of Congress was imniune from-arrest II. F. A, DEALWIIH Local' unions ol tbe Lmted Farm- ers fanciers from ail parU the province are In attendance at the Third Annual Provincial here will meet tonight in the Board of Trade rooms for election ot, offic- ers for the new year and the tran: faction of other official business: The' )resent officers of the assouiation aro. I B Huntei Edmonton president J "McKenzie, Claresholm, first Ire president, 1 E Humphnes becoiid and A'. McMoore-of Edmonton, secretary reasnrer. Besides tlie election :of new officers, the association will 'de- cide on the place for. the next provin cial show. A large number of Medi- dine Hat jioultrymen. are in the ;cit> and it is thought the gas city stands chance of getting the oi Uberla throughout the south i busih ronsidermi of im the cliauee i: tance which will he discussed at fcl'0" ha! llacl Clinton, La Dec ____ _____ ___ viivi nat Wmfield Scott Hammond 01 Almn so- of shipping that the ordiTs ta, died in a hotel hprc lor cars remained untiled lot vvec-b convention of flip earlv todaj from a stroke ot apop and sometimes months when as a (0 be iieid Cal'an from la which phjsicians stated appar- matter of tact more gram has is to "1 With I V Dunhan entlj had been superinduced bv a re- been billed on, tins iall than anv one o, the vice p tent attack of ptomaine poisoning other IIKB period in the lie diedihefore phvslciars could ar- the town historj of o he mgainzahon outhern as never location, of the e'vl troin the greater crowds in at teudance ninht and today Horn "ge ls bemg' Dald to rte hen ear end llas sreatly increased among the Brl with a i people'" was "le cheering newi Moose Jaw, Dec. real WIth capital b7 CoioneYB s 4 the Bennett, M.P., who has Just re- Major Pane was blown the Canadian Pacific tutaed-Jrom-Londc lie hit ot the squadron His men lift- Killed and his iireman displayed is to force peace, whlli him back in the trench and laid injurad It is thought a i "'sir predominance would guarantee him down IB the bottom They want- i" 'he caboose of the way favorable terms. Their offensive In to take him to the drnssuig sta 're'KB' was killed when the through guns: and munitions is at It! tion hut he to leave his men, 'relSnt ran into the caboose until tne- bombardment ceased He sat there smoking cigarettes and chitting to those m tbe trench He would, not. moved, until the last, of hit men who were wounded had heen md when he reached the station he would not be! dressed until everyone else had been dressed His mm are full of Ins gal-' Lethbridge Man Gets Appointment 0, Q. 1318 6th Ave. S. lantn Prom what I know of Major afturr, F.ine I thml he -would pronabl3 dcn> tho tl, th.3 but u is exactly at told f, 8e'i m master sergeant of afternoon in receipt had been bi hi. da, before height, -while-that of'tlie allies, more especially in the' case of and Russia, is just developing. Germany is now fighting For peace arid 'not victory. "Britain will never be satisfied, and will not permit such a peace that will leave Germany as a future men nee to European harmom The Bri tish people have settled n to that dogged spirit that drove Napoleon out of France, and are determined that the Kaiser vvill not be a dictator e and 1p date 198 cais have heen shipped the coming convention1 and the prob- con'ent to keeD ,a "ock of anjtninff with an additional 51 at Bradshaw ieTs of the south Mill no doubt re- of the omer of tlle have Siding even lOu names, tire on Kne r consideration than here- themselves to possess a lev, the order sheet here with another 25 tofore man ncre- arlstocrats ]lelole many dajs pass at the Siding Booking now is na- Fiftv two alreadv ap. The number of iraulto fanciers In turall) slow on account of the pres pear on the program and mans of Clt> considerablj as i cat heaiy waiting list About an av- these with the movement of of tfle splendid exhibition now erage of thr e cars a week arc being grain, a SJbject most interesting at ;he, Bentley Co stand hillprf nut olpiafnr Tlifi fndcRR had t-.i a SJbjeet mos interesting m billed out Eterv elevator ,s mil to, the south One resolution ilea s with r T1j0 eMjecW to have otcriloning and about buslels an objection to portable ele.ators their labois latt night, but are waiting shipment from t which ha p lipen nuipli in m cnmn "le of entries made Bource alone The same ,s true oflhe alts tte thus taling" DusL" eleiator at Bradsllaw Siding and in from the storage or Imp elevatnis Pans, Dec French troops bushels of wheat ate lying on the cussed and the operat ons of the Cal have occupied the Turkish island of fitound shipinent Thousands garj storage elevator this will (Kaa'elorjzo) m the Ae- Pf Bushels gean Sea, between the Island Rhodes and the of Adaha, ac cording to morning papers in Paris Tlie 4 possession of Castelorizo as a is characterized aa indis leasable. Meats Still High to Filch eonic-u1 101 IHIUL than passing bU'iismu of tlip poke's of thp mu- tcnd tiie term of insurance of their jiving m- in Calgary Tills unit is he- Ing formed by Col Morfltt who made such a wonderful recruiting record at this aumiei and cer new bat- "The lioi s of 'C' squadron thoufU a erent deal of their major, Majoi F W Fane, but he has gone up In their eitimatlon another him- ner cent Although wounded ,Mpf wrb he refn.cn to be rimovsd, but to Iat there rhwring the boys not e r i it ite-ded attention nill til! He niatle cf the g tt r' nlll tli- same." i-f I'-O'-P i. In a look I 1-frer wlif left Edmonton with tlie 3rd C. K.K daM France, Dec. 4th, 1915. m! Ia JM hfa daughter Big Increase in Bank Ckar'ngs for. the week amcunied Oil, eompand with thi oerrenponrtlng lut Thli ahowi an of than U irtr.einfc or Britain, and they ale conducting that business with-'a Ilrm nssiiranon at victory." Mr. Bennett left last nlgtit for Montreal with Hon.'Frank Cochrane, who sails for England flora New York today. He will return to the capital for a few days and then go west. TO 8UPPR.ESS THEM Povln. Ffif. -1 n Yuan Shi ICai isst'ei! a mandate order rg the military sm'ornon o the nr> vlnces ai'.'ECont to Ynnan to dispatch troops to'suppress the revolutionists. the grade knocking dements m this district, -jnd it is, a ret that fnr incrs vvnl lose tiid ccst of erallarv in the diffeante in 'raile before arc lutall) able to ship j 1 he shipping .iluation stia'i- eri because nine out of eicrj ttn f.n- mers, arc Irving to crowd their giam siirancs until OctoLtr 1 I on the market, and t-liev forget the otncr icsolutions dLil with fact that the railwav companies aie and means of Increasing -V, "pon to JW31 revenues of (.lie associalion: m Lrerman Lanital rarJthe lttreebt toe Measurement of lumber ._________r piodured, or that the entile vveri Bonding commission imrclmnK who has era produced, 'Ihcj expect the l.irm uroilucc Bellin via Amsterdam Dec 30- companies to do the impossible Ue tlir I'ovcinnienl, grants, before the last class is Tew ed as v et so that the Interest of the exhibitors is being kent at a high pitch. bvl'iision of the pov.C'S of the n f r J' mcipdl hail insurance (.ominiuioii Of LCGUMCI Iikelv he cffoit also' -_ a New Dayton the- Thp Vossische Zeitilng in an article ot lllls oier-buidening h en esdniatcd by careful and LOU- rcgui servativc students of the grain situ- Establishmi; t'c on food pricee in Berlin shows that to throw zrain on Ihc martct, eithei there lias h en a gieat increase In shipping or through the cost of living in the 'Jerman (lea's W1'n fcraln companies, (t hab capitW The article says thai the l price of bacon has increased 9' per cent. wh.lle that of pigs has increased atlon tliat farmers in this distuct SO ner cent, mutton 70 per cent and a'one "Jll! lost m Ihc immHialr veal per cent nci'h'orhood ol Ore farmer st that inability to gel t shed, anJ as a rrsilt maMlity to mar et made him, despite his best efforts to the co jii't S3.000 out His is mt-oiporated to public librarus to as well as cities and tow ns Protesting agaiiibt tlie new brand regulations mdiistrv With the father and children' all .thercd at tne bedside. Airs G it Moreland of Dayton succumbed fo an attack of pneumonia hospital j esterdav afternoon at 230 o'clock. The late -Mrs. Moreland .was one of the best knowu women in the Dtnton district having moved municipalities he] froms se en ypars ago She is survived by KTS BLOCKED IM Berlin, via London, Dec. Re- norts from Copenhagen say that fflofe :oan 100 ahlpH, chiefly American, Brl- :lsii and French, have been caught n tlie lee In the White sea Mil'wlu hare to Uu wiater tkera, Deeem'ier wheat May 'wheat oate Decembef flax 192J, onh one case out of hundreds west, .n the 01- the province on ,1 bettci basis to Leihbrldge her husband three sons, Paul, and Carl, and one daughter, Etfaa betn, all of whom have been residing at NON Davton, and by her fathof" and one brothei residing n Indiana _, The fimeial will be heifl on Friday afternoon from tlie Flist Christian church at one o'clock. Rev Regan officiating. Interment will take place at the public oamatartJM Hllh WEATHER -11 'CONDUCTOR DROPS Belleville, Ont, Dec :s _____ J Murray, conductor on the T n for 35 dropped dead at tho station hero thin morning At heart! fallvre. Ha wu old. Fee McC'rt5or is goinn to visit He 1SOO fts and is tu'vtlfft' APv I "evt luonti> the Al- tocrat 01 tne hovme hciId department of agntultuii, holds, non first anil second In senior, its "liort course schro] here on i class, secc'd junioi grade yi aiy 17, IS and "Ucc (cliss, fourth senior grade call is a hurh grade Aberdeen Angus slroriand first Aberdeen bred by J. D JkGregor at Biaadon.' tario fair at T'J ;