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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 1, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME IX. LETHBUIDGE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1916 NUMIiER 4,3 OLTIES NEED SEVEN HUNDR Ran IHUNS MAKE CATCH-ZEPPS RAID ENGLAND--DANISH PRINCE COMING Opposition Members Believe' that Honest Criticism of Govt. Should be Expected-Western Members Speak Ottawa, Out., Feb. I.-Sreal:crs in itic iJcfciLo on tin; address in coin-iiions this attenici'^n were confined to til.' oppos t:on sitlo of llio liouse. They iiitluded W. K. Knowlcs and .1. Ci. TurrilT, two mcmi crs from Sasliatcli-I'A'uu, who ill turn followed .J. U. Sinclair, who continued the discus-.sion when the house met. In tie cv-ing Mr. Krcd M.irdcu, chicl Liberal v.hip, wa.s he;.rd from. Naturally two suenibcrK from Saskatchewan dwfit Ciorc or Icsi upon western topics, ^vhiuli had not been touched by prcvi-(lUS speakers. V.r. KnOM'les made a P'ca for more independence in politics and said that nt such a time as this, criticism from nieml)prs on both sides of the house siioiild be welcomed. He asserted that the people of the west w.rn i:iore than ever before in favor of free v.hoat and free agricultural implo- Recruiting Outside To- Start The bis recruiting campaign for the Kilties is hnvlii- r'lnd results, ten rcnnil|,s signing on yostcr-dny. J..ast evening olllccrs in uniform appeared at all llic Inral ihoatros and gavo nvc-niiniitt! recruiting Rpncchcs, A i;pcakcr will bo at the Majestic again lliiH livonlng,'where tlii! w.ir pictures are being siiown, and also on Wednesday evening, wlion Col. PryccJoiics will speak liiinscir. GRASSY LAKE AND MILK RIVER Meetings have been arranged for outiiido points. On Tlnirsday evening a meeting at Milk Rivor will bo addressed by S. J. Shejihord and C. 1 is being nf-fored hv 'V. A. Sundal, secretary of the Ttiber Agricultural society, for the best ten cart: of NurLliwesteru Dent Corn grown anywhere hi R(nitli-crn Alberta. Tho cup will be given either in cinnectiou with the provincial seed fair, or'in Lothhvidgc at the. time of the winttr poultry (air. T'lic farmers'. sons are specially invited io coiiipeto. i\lr. Sundul's idea in ohering the trophy is to eucou'rago, the growing ii of uoni, of which ho himself has made Komowliat of a success, and also to enoourago the holding at somn time ill tho future Hu annual corn show in eonniiotion with olihor slmihir shows. Thp t'opliv will lio the i)!.o-iurty of an exliiljitor who wins it twice, Von Der Goliz Now Heads Turk Army Rome, via Paris, Feb. 1.-Glornale DTtalla learns from Potrograd that Field Marshall Von Der Goltz Is now In command of the Turkish forces at Erzerum and that there are 80,000 men locked up in the city with provisions for only n fortnight. The Black Sea fleet Is supporting operations of tho Russian forces on land. The Russian right wing is now marching on Treblzond, according to tho same Information. London, Feb. L-From the outbreak of the war to .Ian. 8th, tho recruits raised by Ireland numbered 86,277, according to the report of Baron Wimborne, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, nublished last night. He estimates that at the present time there are about 400,000 unattested single men of military age in Ireland, hut deducting those indispensable for agriculture, commerce and production ol munitions and those medically unfit for service concludes that single men lact'.iallv available would hardly ex-jeced 100,000. Says French Have Lost More Ground Berlin, via London, Feb. 1.-Offlelal statement today from army � headquarters states that in the region of the Sommo the French have lost ground In hand grenade encounters. Vlissing Liner, With Hun Prisoners and Prominent Britishers, Taken by Submarine on Way ^ from Africa , Newport New.s. Va., Feb. 1. - Tho formation, he merely shook his head ,I!ritisli stcanur .\ppam, given up as and replied, ".S'othing to say; notli-lost, was ironglit into Uainpton ing to sa>-." llaads this morning fiying n German Tho names of the steamers sunk by 'man-of-war (lag with a German pri/e the raider which captured the Apparii icrew of 'I'l men, commanded hv Lieut, are glu'n as Trader Arthur, Cor-jlicrg. was captured at sea on bridge, .\rialiciia, A.skaria, Bcna Januarv 15, four (lays after slic left Urommondy, Farrington-Ford ami Dakor, ScniTa, West Africa. 'l"he Ap- Clan .Mcl'"arlane. pam broui^ht here the oricinal pass-I It is also reported now that the engers uiul I'iS persons said to have raider was the German cruiser Mowc, been taken from other \C-ssels by Gcr- instead of n submarine, although tins mans. Four injured uassenccrs on , is not confirmed, board arc said to have been taken from an lOn-Ush shin from .\ustralia. Aliout 4215 persons, including passen- i i-es and crew, are aboard the ship, may arise in the Appum cas?. First, While Lieut. Berg came ashore to the United States must determine pay his respects to Col. Haynes, com- , whether tlie .ship simply is a prizc mandant at Fortress Monroe, muaran- of war or wliethcr she had been sup-tine oIKccrs boarded tlie ship. Mean- plied witli any arnianunt wliich while no one was permitted to come would give her the cliaractcr of an ashore. i au.viliarv cruiser. So far as the naval Tiic .\ppam was captured oR Can-' fii'tlioritics know, no crsa exactly like ,rv Islands on .lanuarv 15 hv a Gcr- it has arisen to concern the United' man submarine which a few bouts be-, States since the beginning of the fore had sunk ^_ British steamer. jwar. The German shirs Kron Prin/, It is reported that the Appam was WilLcIm and the Prinz Eitel Fried-, carrving 200 German prisoners of war rich which took r;fuge in Hampton Otlawn T'f.b l-\V \ RuPhnnnn '^kcii in the South African fighting, ftoads early in the war were .auxil-utiawa, fCD. 1. w. A. Buchanan, ^^n^ong the passengers said to be larv cruisers and now -re interned as Medicine Hat, will ask tho govern- aboard the Appam arc Sir Edward sucli. ment if the provinces of Manitoba,' and Ladv J'crewcather and their; 'I'i'c Hague convention provides, ".V Saskatchewan and Alberta have re- suite ; Frederick Setton .James, for- prize may only be brought into a riuestcd the Dominion government 10'""^ -icting colonial secretaiv and neutral port on account of unseawor-riue.sicci tne uominion go\einment to ,coj-elv identified with colonial admin- Uime-ss, .stress of weather or want of prohibit the importation and manu- jstration afia^rs in .Africa, and Fran- fuj'l or provisions, tacture of intoxicant liouiors in re-'cis Charles Fuller, who w-as appoint-I ^"It must |cave^as soon as ci International Question Washington. Feb. I.-The perplexing questions of international law ? ? ? ? ? RRIVATE LUSH COMING HOME ? Edmonton, Feb. 1.-Howard Sti'tchbury, secretary of Alberta hospitals committee, received word this morning that Private Lutli, of- Lethbridge, totally disablfd, left Quebec at noon yesterday for homo. : : ? : : : : : : : ? : ? : Ottawa, Feb. 1.-The ^Morning Citizen says : "I'islalilishmciit of a Canadian Ministry of Munitions, as p re- j guiar pcrliolio of tlic go\crnracnt during the war, for some time has 1 e.'n advocated, especially by the press of Toronto. j "From what can be learned on Par-liament Hill, tlvc chances a e against 1 s.ich dcpurt..rc unless tl,e war i.e a 'niutilclp{iUtle'B'.' ANOTHER DRY C(3UNT."i Fort Colougne. Quo,, Janl-'a^ there now it wotUd.............._ , , ., . , to canac'tv. W cannot make use ot el.nients on their farms. � the Calgary ole.iitor, because it is 1 (UoX't'JKUiiU o^' i'AtiK i) today, the electors by 10'4.4 majority;^ carrying ii prohibition bylfxw. 775 ;