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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 1, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOUJMIiX. I'UURUAKY 1, 1917 NUMHKH 44 r O rC A Ib AI Ml Combat the Ruthless Sub. Warfare mth a Fleet-of Atlantic Shipping Panic cll'ccl of Gciwimy's dccliirolioU ol' Ihcenlc'iilc nniions, to he enforced "wilh iivci-y iivniliihlc willioul lijrlliei' wns fellIwluy iii every (in'lliii coast. Ovi'iH'i'S iigenls of ships Hying nentnil lings were in ns (o Iheir fiilura course of uclioii, inul iljis lielicved lhal j'nos'l ol llicur.will kc'C-jj-Dieir ships in purl inilil iiislniclloii.s nre rcccira Iheii-' goyminienls. In Die olliees of Ikilisli and Fre'iie! siiid would he no inlcmiplion in Ilic sail- ing I'roni United'Stales'norls'of ships currying Hie of L'uk'iilc nvecl.jUst sucli an emergency ;is (his .gqvcrn- mcnl'lriis assembled, il.was snid, ;i Heel of small JYisl cruiser: Severance YORK WORLD: "There tan IJB only 0110 answer on tlic oC the United to 11) c new GDI man submarine ni'aclanialiuii, and thai answer nIiouEd be made today, Tiic CJ'CT- roan aiubasiradur mnsl receive hiti foi llnvith dliilo- malic relations must cease at once. Tlierfl should lie no jtro- (nation until DIG hand of the United Stales government is forced by nromcdllnlcd murder and rrdiiciioii'-iiii'-tniiiiiigu which freight ships of lines could Vnrry on accoiuil of the increased space wliicli would liuyu'lo he siicriliccd to cfiny and provisions lor ii continuous voyage from .United Sliilcs ports to neutral ports.'' HilhcL-loMicii- Irnl ships IKIYC relied liirgcly upon British ports ID llicir supplies. or Asks Speedy Action of Hem. Grothers inlStrike .Kaiser's latest .threat niailcc'niKl'also to Ilic mayor's 'office. Ilie -POSBlWHti- of United roay0r J3 doing cVeryliiins" he ,l urg- 'our Buildings Burned Loss of Cov- ored Jiy Insurance bclug -drawn i lha war r Ilic locally. Is tool cut cases hayc already -tech' aUendcd BcrlpusTfojij'o-ovcrlookcd.TLiHl all eyes' to. :irc -turned ciisary ..where ...Mayor Ifardle. impress'ed on-JElon. JJon tbi depends riri' Is oE is ( (o flio Ifcmld) Vulcan, still tho most (1Isaslrous f (re in Us lory (hi9 morning; when four build lugs on the main-street of the Irmi were burned down, and for a Umo ulrucUon. The'_ Met] by the citizens, battled for sev ml hours, wtili the. blaze, hut really handicapped through thu'fac t the capmcs n and _ lug tile falip'.Ymg'WiicMd tho-m5nf faction Air. Crolhers lor'at ,Calgary; ike. j -'''Cqii'slderablclsuffcrifig hare -arid iition" locally." grows due toMack.of Individual stacks fuel. Poor 'people, especially soldiers' The thermometer wives, were loD.pooir'lo slock, up-ue- 40 below, and fore the, strike, and "others were' fool- double the [ordinarysupply of coal info bcKorins filial the government Warm. Quite nl.ivcmld prevent "a strike1.': mimlfc'r ot'cases. where fuel is neecdd relief -by getting the miners back Io Immediately'are-beinc'reported to the work." wheat market b'l'oku lit the extreme at the ofi- cnlnq this moniing under the in flu Dncc o[ Iho German submarine note, and provisions also slumn- the board'of trade and tiie'crowded.customers" rooms of Die brokerage houses were scenes of great, excitement. U. S.' Si eel broke twelve points nt tlie opening. Local grain offices were iianlcky iiiio incrfilnE along with Hie slump' in the grain exchange.1; ot. Chicago, Min ncnnoljs and whca! orcncJ oil (he Winnipeg market al Jl.Cy, which wns cents under y tcrday's close, bill the. price sl.uinr.cd1 so rapidly (lift t "with hi uiinntcs' louchcd The price Ihen stlffenerl nnd 'reached 1C1 but drou- red again before noon (o coming BANK .CLEARINGS The hank clearings Jn Lclh- -v brhlgo'for day totalled -as .against day. tutalM as 'ngnhiGt .saniq, iieriod last 'year. -.Ttic incroaso ncr ccnL clearings; for the jiast month arc 732, ".as against for- January 10 1C, aii.; increase ;of. CO ficr ccnl, i'.'V {.'r at life' lowest fitful ol the cents. .r. day London, Ont., Jan. 31.7-rBecausc he says "he Is sick ami tired of hearing rot tnlkeil patriotism out In -lllahcp M. U. FaIIon, ot the Uom'an Cnthplii diocese of jtcclineU Ip pare'an appeal.on behalf-of the I'.Ci fund', carupnlgn or be launched' I his city. He ilcclartdjhat ho want o go down in bis an presented Hie proppsltlbh ".Dial 10 ithcr wlipsou'nct' .1 more than a :ycnr" he same he give ils nnnual ncl Income ,io fund nftmcd until'inV declaration of paVcc. now steps IMs Lordship, saya hevcan name off Ihc central powers considered: iand a great number -'who coulA ami The chancellor oronciHIie alilhig willi Taris, UJavirf -Uoy, former Turltteri-mlnlaier-or ilnancc, has ar- rived at Geneva, according to (he Ma- tin, as delegate from the Turkish min- istry commissioned to get In touch Hie entente DJavM Ilcy seli'clcd, Ihc AlHlln'says, bii'raiise lie Uie only minister who refused to the tirade proclaiming Ilic opening Another Turkish -N'onrcy Is at SI. MorHz and Is'iiiM to have declared openly lhal partJzartf of Tfllaw. Br.y, one of the Uniruviralti la charge Constantinople, arc na everything clVc and ilo noL Inlcrd lo tlic chestnuts out oTlhc Tire for. (Icrmanr. NEW YORK TIMEpi Ihu govern me til and tho Ijcoplc of (lie United Slates put with tlils order for- hirlding to them tlic open paVlL- ways of flic seas? .Tliey trill wot; tbey taiiuot.-' It alms Io destroy billions or our" by far the. greater, part of our commerce; It tomniamla us In obey rules nutl rcRUlcitlonB which no sovereign iii'.tion can iicrmit anoiiier to WEW YORK HERALD: x of the Ucr- lin government Is that It crm 'bluff', an'American into a illsgracpful surrcniler. The Ber- lin governmcut may be mistaken." YORK TRIBUNE: have-fiulirotiicd to outrage long enough. "Peace Ooimany would be purcbaieil at loo dear a lirirb! If it in lo'fcc purchased by compliance wllli 'iho Jtaiser'a lai- csl Insulting inslrucLions to us to how we shall'conduct our com- merce', with (lie entente nations." WASHINGTON'POST: "It is imppaslhle for this gov- ernment'to-tolerate the new rule Germany seeks to impose." BOSTON "We bclifivc this suddGii clianpc o[ -policy to be .a monumental blumjcr on Germany's part, a needless and gratuitous message susEcstlns a'stale of desperation thnt'che-uuKul not to he witling to reveal to Ihe-Tvorhl anil to eiicroiea.- Tlje fuso is near Ihc dln: lornailc-Tnagiulbe, anil It is light- NEVV.YORkEFl HEROLD brisiaM-an our gqvcrn- ;fpr taking serious-, measures .against Ocrmauy? The EnElish Part oi the PROVIDENCE JOURNAL: "TJin, world knows at last ivliat [Jr-m-any menus wlMii slift speaks of the freedom ot tlic seas; This brutal, fnsolttit [iro- nouiictiuor.l is only- ailded proof IbaL tti2 Lesollcd and blond-soaked policy of Frusta does not cliiiiigc. Jferc is German mJUtcrLsiu In its ilnal the avowed Intention to.torrorlzc r.nd murder, to rcpciit tltr; infamy, Ilio liorror of jlio IjUsHnnla, gamut of crimes ugaliiaL civilization." Nation Fully Expects, Wilson to Give Bernstorff His is the Only Answer to Hun Insults i and (IfffjctLlly-j.was, I icurfiig'n-aler.. The d wcrt- I.ld., furnituro' anil ncss, E. W.. Clarke's 'meat, market., CLEVELAND 'PLAINDEALER: There bignilc arid Sfeam Coal'AIiners May Sepaiiitc 'As Result of Present, Crisis Will the present crisis in this coal field p re (Militate a Bplit fn Ihe district hi tlic formation of two one for (he slonm'coal field of Hie Crows Nest Pass and one [or the lignite field at Lcthbridgc and possibly- Including Dramhcllcr and Ihe domes coal mines of north? Sucli a split is mooted. Thci I'Vb. Hit1 confcrciicc bchvccn Wilson niul Sccrclary Ilic opinion bcciimc ypn- ally prtvalcnl in ofUcinl tjnarlcrs tlml :i lueak in diplonuUic 1 with (ic-rmnuy seemed inevitable. Hull mi iiUimatum or waniiiig io Ilia Berlin precede action. The view wns hikcn widely in qunrlcrs thai Ilic Unilcd Slates could not let (he lion .sljiin! Feb. an hour's conference between Prcsidcn'l Wilson and'Secretary Lnnsing it became known this morning tluil thu Cicnnan silniilion is viewed with extreme gravily and Ihe goverifnicnl had lo Fonnnhrtc .clcfinilu steps. It was regnrdcd a's nol impossible lhal acllon of somt! kind hnd ulrcady Jjceii taken, tlic-ro. was no imluiulion.oMta inilurp. There .also were indications lhal no announcement of Ihc course of Ilic government.would be made until irci-lain.stcps bad been taken Ihrongh (he imvy deparlmcii'I and Ihc.'treasury fdir snfcunnrding United'Slates pprls ami It was disclosed Mint President Wilson and Secretary Lansing had a con- IcrciH-c last nighl, wis then denied they htul conferred alnll. It was intlicatcd lotlay that before the course, of (be United Slates was made, public, there were certain, necessary taken. YORK PORT SEALED FOR A NIGHT Xcw York, Feb. shipping of any kimKviis pcrniillcd Io leave Hie jiorl of New night. The harbor. was closed by Dudley Field Malonc, collcclor of Jhe p'orl, wlin has full aulhorily lo act'upou'his-own initiative in case- of cmcr- cv. 1 MUST SAIL OWN HISK .-js.- York, Feb. being sealed all night by and coast guard patrol the port of New opened today by incoming aud'oui-: arc shipping." TUt'slfind takcirby Ihc nrirl was Ico Jacques' confcctloiiajy1 slqrVa'nd rviiiEs' The "total "loss s helween and Well, lovered insurance. Several people were occupying ;lhu above tlic furniture store living.quarters, nnil thcsa-barelyj sscapcd willi their lives when ihc ire started at 5.30 tliis morning. They1 led into -15 heJow 7cro ivcaibor) in .heir uUhtclotUcs. The MLicr. cold mailc it almost iiniiossiblc to combat lie flames and lime tliey. .lia'd almost tmdispuLcci Tlic furni- urc store was entirely gutted nmlth'G oilier buildings our.ied (o The .managed-' to keen ,hp flames frnrii spreading to tlic liirii- jcr yard close by, for cauglil "Ire nothing co.ulil the sUcet. London, Feb. Sketch' snys that William of-Mrs. Alict Wheeldon, was ar: rested at Southampton .on Wed. ncsday evening.- that 'the arrest .was made under Ihe miliJary service act. "Germany challenges' civilizn- The Unilcfl as'tfie rao3tb powerful oi neulrals ;'on -lieiialf civilization, cannot afford to-ignore Ihe challenge." DULU.TH (Mln'nO HERALD: "Tuo'Uniteil Slates cannot more .rccognirc the proposed.submarine blocka'dc; now than It could in Fcb'riiary. of 1915. It'is' no less lawless Doiv tJian il iras'lbcn- H oiieiis.the freely to a series ;oi Lusllaiiia outrafies." ST. JOSEPH (Mo.} OAZEtTE: Germany has reason lo .believe thai President-Wilson cx- application of Ills watch- "furwaiUhg policy or Hie Kaiser has 'suddenly decided lo act firo" to Hie house and nirlmps perish iiijhe flanios." 4J. Fsissports Are Cut Off this' afternoon 'from _-AJcw, York over the private wire and Botlereli's local of- ficcp'sUtcs that the U. S. gpvern- '.mcnt issued inslrucllons thai "o .passports'are be ia- e in is monin. i'- i i i -n 'i i '-if TT i 'o i The lack of unity of action Lctw-pcii Unlish, wluch to sin! for miners of ihc lignite mines and hooking as usual. United StiUcs Hie steam' coal mines lias, been-em-hjncs hJvyc received no of-imy ainibiuiewl GcfiuSffti officers yioiiils ib" the fact _ lite'field iitjlu ere'I could probably hclter ailiiiihiElcred .byj a different set of ofiicials having their heatlquarleta lierc. It is known too Ufa t the oreralors feel that dealing with union cm- bracing both stea'ni and domestic coal miners Is 'cumbersome. There are wany mitlefs .'aCfe'cling- oae loi. of miners would not affect lliose ivorhiiig iii. type ot uimo, Agreement s he up with eacli class sorariilety' better Ihan at ?rtsent when they ;ire all-classed geluer. -This.with the growing num- ber of men-working In mines in the north producing com leads to the neli'cr uouieatic- miners sliqrlly o disti of (heir owa.'lircaking'away from stcsnj coal miners "ot the Crows N'csL Pas3 and southeastern ;D. C. LOST HIS U.S.PUCE1 Aslibj'. Mlimcsoia. Jan. lie Jost liis way. and wanilorcil aimlessly lllroughcuit (lie niglit, Prcil Hartnrar.. the American led Ihe contestants in "Ihc Winnipeg-Si. Paul dog rncc ror a time last lilulit, artircd licre at 10.3i) a.m. loilaV..and announced he would atop about 'three iiou.-s. This'placcs litm neavlv Ecventeen'miles bclidid the lenders.. York, Feb. tliis rcprcscnlnlivcs of Ilic Scandiniivinn-Aiucrican Ihe'sailing ortlic pnsscngcr booked to -leave 2 o'clock this aftci'nodu 300 passengers aiid caryo for Copen- y i---------.-.. Lccifi imlefinilcly 'r' Must. Act, .Now.-. "V shins Sotialoc" V [iitchcock, .ho senate foreign was at'Ihe While Hbuse'eaflyTtdv-. -.not diacu'ia-1 no 5-ibinariiiD- yiRsfioiL t Passports for KCoiiat siorff, orders Ani- jassailof solemn -V Tlerlln thai a breach ot her, pledges" .--v means iho aoveraricu- of -V relations qr-tcnso ariy overt act-which .would sweep-, aside' diplomacy SI at 09 A lion, nre. among tho y'contingencies" which fill (he Calls jln'Advisor conferred Culdncl House, his atlrise'r, who was iiibnod from New York City. Early to-: t had nol called "any inccUng.ot WAR LA: OF-HUNS-TSNATGHA UcrKn, vfa Lf cellor Von ncthnia'nn-HoJlweg other--lEiiJteUirs: alien'Jed. an nut meeting of Ihc ways and means committee of Ihc Reichstag which the entire war -situation Chan-'- mann-Holhves explained Tvhy in March conviction lliat n rnthless submnri MaJT'of yea r he hart opposed var would -brlnR Gernnny nearer _ warfare, .aiul loricus 'peace, llien the U-boat should mnkc such a GREECE SALUTES THE Ktccch of which Ihc keynote vords, ivcrc: have Ijcen'challengcd Io to the end. We Icnge. Spot wheJ Local track svheal May L'ocat" track oats May oats FLAGS OF..THE ALLIES shail victorious." phc chancellor JTvaa followed by'Ihr; stcrciarj- of slate London, Jan, tcromoily oflfor Ihc nrlmiraMy, who tpofcc of ihe iftluting. the alltca1 Hilnaticji from'a technical, militnrj wns carried ovil Montjay'ndcrnopn Injand nftval vicwnoinl. Detailed stalls In arcordance'.with tlicjtlCQl riata in rccsird to the. economic recentlylcnterert into bo-'position uf.tho world was supplied by twccn Iho Greek sovcrnmenl auU the the sccrclary of the interior, and For- entente jxiwcra, says n replied to palch from Atlicns. The ftlltcrf inin--Bavcnil sncclw! (jueslions. laters, Ihc comrnamler [nt -tlic (first' Afier Ilic ministers hart spoken Iho army coriyt, and the rnernbcrs of Ihe'commitioc went Into aecret at Orcck cabinet Iwhich speeches were made rcprc-t nign The general nubllii .pas, esclnilctl spn'lilivcp ot the NallonaUj Low f..... from the building. No .untoward agnin'in Seplcmbcr, to lite .unanimous juJsQicnt of Ilic1 licililical- and military antliorillea tfiii question was not considered ripe for In .this, connection the chancellor repealed his previous utterance, that ns soon ns he, in agreement i army conimanri, rcnchOd the would bo storied., "This moment has now arrivedt" he couLinufed." autttnin the not yet ripe, hut the has como when, .-with the grcatca rc.lenclon, -N.D., Feb.; 1: Hqn; lirosiicct of 8ur.MS3. wo can Vnrt as Prcm: fla'x dent occurred. Ulucral parlies. In I Forecast: his adrfrcsrf Clianccllor Von Bcih- dold." 3S Fair and extremely Philadelphia, Feb. Wednesday Captain Russet Is, commandant-M the Philadelphia navy.yard, denyr ing shore leav' until further, notice to sailo'rs of the Interned Gremaji cruisers, Prinz' Eitcl Fredanch and The 700 men aboard (He two, ships have granted shore leave Iwicfe a SHIPS New York, Feb." .niglil 20 patrolrn'en were" dispatch- td to the. where five Hann- burg-Arr.crican'-vLi.-.e" sisamshlps arc Mcd ,up. Many" oiher'-patrol-.' men wsrfij held in reserve.. cers.wcrc not what'" their duties were to he. thai cnlcrpriso. We, must therefore nol wait any longer. Hrunsivicle. -staling the cabinet nor any conference Ihe" fprei'sn affairs. congress, who hayo, been being taken into Prcsideht'.s ..._; contldchce before diplomatic' 1 lions are Germany's, eodden" of her Intention without warning _to ties- "troy nil shipping over, area, cornea aa .a a series' In. which' Slates eyldenceV- that- respect' interdatloiml 'havfl been broken. Uniied; Stales-- lives have trie slalc' prpinJscs .each instance. thercT from Ihe German" thai I ing .'would _: be IdiaiiirbVJ with the United "United officials are not COQ- Gerniahy's-'annouuceiuent. of a campaign 6[ rulhleagncss _____ :v Neither la there any tho'new war n urosen. A score oi ives have been lost i In. ,llie, Sussex" case, has Ihcrc been any cuansc'j1'1 a Ihc the clmnccllor ask-l ctl. "hi ihc-first place the most im-lT1. H1 portnnL fnct of all ts. that the niimbcr ofl of our Atibmariuca "Iios" been very con- llc'r- ill him frorn'-conliVu- tlic tton. The hlcul.-Govcrnor has "pon lloa- JamC3 sulcmlily Increased ns comparer! last spring.- And llicraby a firni basis' for success lias bceri eatahlishcri. The la-the- bntJ cereal harvest of tho This fact already confronts. England, France anrt Italy with -ecr.ions" difficulties C3 A> Murray, lo -forni-'a ._ ____ lion, Mr- is nndcTslooil, will succeed Joslah ROYcrnoT of New Untnswick, Ilic lafler's term expiring Jn March. HUN SHIP SCUTTLED _ ...Charleston, S. C., Feb. I.4Tnc which'than freishler l-lebeiifels, of'.I tie Han by menus of liiiroslrictcd U-boat war sa lino, t ted .up here since the begin- will be brought to a point of unbcar-.nlng of tho war, began sinking at 3 The coat tooT this a viliil wfiir. Already it: men hnlicrcd she had hceri scuttled Is critical, as-you Italy This belief secmc.1 to be borne out by France. Our sijbinarincs will imtc-lf (ii fact ill at Ihc Car-lain, ,lh slUMuore" ._ aid ot Ings. will: be confined lo; cfcaugca on Iho arr'of confidence, which'was" openly the German, cm- generally .interpreted aa. T an mdicallcn that the Berlin T merit was suro of Its plans. Lansing Seej Wilson AVashiriBlda, U. .C-i Feb. v fora noon after- working n lone In bis office ali nioni- Ing vre.ul lo the While House for confcreocc -with T AVtlson. Ldasins-.wonid .not discuss tha eHuallon at; al) and rctuaed to answer.ariuesllon as to whether any. :j action had .been v 'The new crlals, to t he ahpKsi of (COXTINUEU ;