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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 2, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME IX. LETHBIIIDGE, ALBERTA, W;En.\ESI)AY, FEfUUJARY 2, 1916 NUMBER 44 LETHBRIDGE OFFICERS AT FRONT jj^jT Says He Will Resign His Seat if Term is Extendec Utlauii, I'C)). 1,-'riic ilcbatr uii llic. addrcKK took un imcxpccli;!! viiiii lo-iliiy ulicii I'aul 10. Lamarcli!-, Con-Norvativc! inonibRi' for N'icolcl. rose lo tlio ilcri'iicc of lloucabSii iiiul Ijuvtrnuo .irid iiioir ini'iortanl matter that will 'he discnssp'i"'>'s t'>� LetbljriiU;.. 2Mih battery, dent comniissiiui." A substitute for iH commanded by lin^'^'Her-^jj^;.^'*',;;!/'^'^ '''i-"''-- ''-K'^ -"H' the bar is another subject uhieh will Prohibition League ;Has Not Yet Decided Vexed Internation-Holds Convention ] r\   t n r li al vjuestion--otory is lold oi now the Vessel Was Capturec ..... ~' , ''':;"""'^';|hattery left Lefhl.rid^.. last sununer dain, couMderable attention. bonn.s were exploded in the streets :  -^lorrlson, D.h.O., and!,,nd has been 1n fraiuiau in FnKland house. Thev had ,f l.iKiion during rioting there today. ; went over to France on .Ian. ITth. ever since. It Is commanded by never preached rebellion or said the several persons uerr' wounded. The war olUce was rotten, as certain Can- iij.spalcli ailds (hat sovoral trades adian knights had done. Thev had on- jwent on strike during the afternoon, ly reniatnod true to principles and ! convictions which thev had alwavs expressed. conipanv long IjOforc the Avar broke lion. Charles Marcil, who loUowed, out,. II was one of the companies look exception to the statements Mr. which undertook to make forgin-s al I.aniarche had made, and pled for the outset. It was the duly ot this the settlement of the bilingual .school or anv other company capable of do- issiie in Ontario as something that ing such work to .do their best, oth- musl be utttiidcd to, if tjnchec is to erwise no shells would have been do her full (Intv to the empire. made in Canada. The prices received Mon. Cicorge' P. Graham, who were lixed bv the shell committee, spoki!' late in the evening, said that and he had nothing to apologize to OFFICIALLY DENIED London. Fell. I.-Olliclal denial was iiiadf! here today of the reports, at- l.etters from memiiers ot llie ^Tith ' .Major .Mvin Ri!di-y. and the other battery wlilcb went from OUawji and odicor.s arc Caj)!. .Mewburn. Lleuls. t'orms iiart of the si^cond divisional McLclland and Dav.ib n. The .'^eeond tribntcd to Cicrnuin sources, that t%ng-anlllery, announce that they crossed ; division also includes the 7th liri- land intends to aliandon her allies tlie Fngllsh Channel safely on ,lan. j gade, commanded by Lieut.-Col. Stew- and has nuule poaco overtures to I7th. I art, of Lethbrldge. lUermany. (he government should welcome eriti-'isrii, so long as it does not interfere with the great object in view', the j)roseculioii of the War. Healing with I lie charge that he was a member of anvhodv for. Farmers' Credits I W. F. Macr,ean, speaking in the af- | ternoon, advocated the estabUshnient ' of mortgage hanks, hacked bv nation- i the Canada Foundry aiul Forgings al credit, to provide loans to farmers (��(mipanv, which had contracts with at a low rate for lop � terms. the,shell committee. Air. Graham said Ye was willing to admit the soft im-prachment. Fie was director of the Levi Thompson, of Ciu'Appelle, who was the lirst speaker, criticised the government for commandeering wheat. Special Features for War Pictures prous to Halt Hun Frightfulness London, Feb. --Commenting on 1he German ollicial statement of the /epndin raid on Kngland the morning papers deny thai any bombs were dropped in Manchester, Li\erpo(il, Uirkenhead or Vofctincliaiti. The Times, commenting on the "/ep-pelin raid, says, "Names of the district which the airships reached show Hint it was the most remarkable venture of the kind that the enemy have undertaken. 'I'liere is no (|uestion that they were in pursuit of ., verv definite object. "The extent to which the. facts could be communicated to the public in a (jUMtion for tlio military an-thorities. We are certain, however, that in this instance as in many more the ollicial tendency to try London, Feb. 2.-Lieut .-Col. li. M. Simpson, of the Canadian Medical service, again appeared todav in 15ow strict iioiicc court in connection with the charges made against him in Alanitoba in connection with the construction of the i:rovincial parliament buildings. Mis was adjourned again till February 23rd. Start Recruiting at Blairmore There will be some special entertainment with the French war pictures to be shown at the Majestic for the last time this evening. The pictures run from 7 till 11. At 8.30 Col, Pryce-Jones, commanding the Kilties, will m.ake a recruiting speech, and General John Hughes and Brig.-Genernl Cruikshanks, who are visiting the city, have been invited to attend with him. ' At 9.15 the Pierrots, assisted by teveral men in uniform and two buglers, are to provide en-tertalniTient in the way of recruiting songs, as a stimulus for recruiting. Washington, Feb. today the state department asked the customs authorities to release passengers on the Appam, subject to the action of the Immigration authorities. Is a Prize Washington, Feb. 2.-Late today It was announced at the state department that the neutrality board held the Appam to be a prize anc^ then the announcement was quickly withdrawn. The general Impression prevailed, however, that the board had so held, but th3t it would not be announced until later. Not Cruiser Moewc Norfolk. Va., Feb. 2.-Captain Harrison, comnandinn the British steamer Appam, before it was taken hy the Germans, reported to the Elder Dempster corrpany of New York, agents of the owners of the Appam, that It was not the German cruiser Moewo that put the prize crew on his vessel. He said, however, he knew the name of the German craft. A deirrcasc in th handled by the .Mounted Police in 'K' division, with a decrease also ^\\ the perceiitaee of convictions, is shown I'd Slates ollleer.^, lo board or leave the ship. .\n armed guard on the deck wiirns all ports of vessels to steer wide of the Appam. Tills is Capt. Harrison's story, as Foster told it; "It was a bright, clear d;iy when we were captured. Wo were moving along at a fair rate of I speed when, suddenly, in the distance, wi' saw what appeared to be an ordi-liKiry tramp steamer. Grad\ially she. came clii.^er. W'e did not fear her and conliniieil ahead with no attempt to ji'.^cajie ,ind witbnut making propara-.lionii to (toiiibat her. as we certainly j exjicMic'd no .-ittacl;. Sialdeniy the Irauip-Hke steamer I lireil a siiol iroin a small gun across Umr belil to liave bccmiie a (+crmau fleet , which have been had from the mining auxiliary she will have the choice ot I (.uiui)s. leaving port after certain time for; "in addition to the above cases. Bio supplies or repairs or interning tor arrests have been made of suspected ^'i'' ''a^e ^1"' Tninz bit^l trie-; alien enemies attempting to leave Ca- dericli and Kron Pniiz Wilholm. j nada and out of this number IOI� fuive The Story of Capture ' been interned, li paroled, and 12 re- Newport Xews. Va., fi'eb. 2.-^Pllot lee.sed. " ' Foster, who bro'jglu the Appam Into The report of the guard room shows Hampton Roads, told tho story of the that on September 30tb, liil.-i, there capture as it was related to him by were 2S prisoners in the cells. The Captain Harrison. Lieut. Bergo renumber of prisoners taken in during fused to permit anyone, except LTnit- tlie year was and the nuinbcr | -=--- � -�----- discharged was ti-ll. There v.'erc al the beginning of the year 21 prison- I ers in the cells. 1 man manifestations of [rightfulness." Big Air Fleet Tho JXtily Mail urges on the government a progrntn of building . gigantic aeroplane lleet tor defensive and offensive cai�atcb from Petrograd ] says that .Tean Jv'Goroinyklii has been ? .;. ;. ,;. .;. .;. .j^ .;. .;. CARRIED BIG LOAD OF BULLION l^DUdon, 'Fiib,'2,~lt Is under-utood horo that tho Appuni ctirrled �500,pou sterling in bullion, which probably will be qjttlinocl us a pHsiO, us buUluii is oontrabnndi � ; ;�;. �;. .;, .;. *� 'j* ZEPPELIN AT SALONIKI NOVEL ENTERTAINMENT TO-NIGHT ' TO STIMULATE RECRUITING HERE A novel entcrtaiiiiueiit will be provided this evening at the Jlajcslic and oilier theatres, uiidi'r the ausiiices ot the Daughters of the F.mpire, bv way of further stimulating recruiting in the city. Seven pierrol girls, accompanied by lai dig 111. Several letters have been received London, Fob. 1.--A Zoppolln drop-pod ibomba on Salonlkl .Monday nleht, according to a Renter dlsvatch from seven members of the Battery and from the inavors of'outsTde points iii Unit town, desiroying n Greek ware- Highlanders in nnihnni, ami two bup;- rcspon-sc to "tlic apneal for co-opera-house coiitHlning augai', col'l'eu and ler.s, will I'rovide the entertainment tion .sent out the other day h" -May- whieh will lie in ibc way of recruit- or Uardie. Rlavor Allison of IMncher pertr.rmaiiccs at these theatres, i to secure recruits lor tho Kilties in Cam.Minn TaKln., on Spe=d I that localitv. F. W. Downer, chair-1 he. big recruiting campaign for the man ot the recruiting committee, has Kilties IS -radually gathering speed extended his thanks to Mavor Allison and eltect, nd daily recruits arc com- and has asked him to arram-c dat;s In spite of the transfer of 2,"i men (mm tho Kilties to tlio Engineering sirous of having a'second steam pump relieved at his own reijuest. owing to , Corps, and the loss of ollior mon installed at tli.� numping station to 111 lieallh, ot tho duties of promlcr. ; through transfer and other causes, do away with the unreliable clccti ic- llis successor is .M. Sturmev, I the Kilties today number 4ir. men, al pumps. Tlie cost would bo in the with the ranks steadily IllUug up. At' neighborhood ot Jlfi.OOQ. Commissiou- noon today the roll contained ll,") er Grace wouhl also like to lay  the names. i large force-main up tiie hill from llui iNino new names wore added today, pumphig station, as this wouhl re^ it being the best day's rocrultiug lor lieve greatly the pressure on tlie somu time. Thy now men are: .\. iiiimiis. 'I'hesc (.wo mutttrs are bolnR Siddonfi, F.Mgllsh; icrauk Miles. Fng- considered in conjunction. Chief 1-lar- llah; J. W. Tlioiniisoii, Scotch; U. ily of the lire department, is agaiu, .Marshal, lOnglish; Lowe, Scotch; advocating the purchase of a motor-' With the cnrrcnl account ustunates [ready for a Polishing, the eltv j commissioners are considering, whc-1 thsr any capital expenditure is to he ; undertaken this \ car. A letter was re-|cei\ei on Tuesday oifcr'.ng to buy �sotuL' of the city's unsold debenture.s 'at a late of li', per cent, or more, so ] Commissioners Grace and Freomaii Lire consiileriiig if there arc any im-j pi-oven;ents in their departments I which absolutely must fcc made. ' Commissioner Frjcnian is very dc- ,4 C. R. Foster, English; ,los, Graham, driven vehicle with pumping ecimp- H Scotch; C. F. Farles, .English, and .1. men! which would allow him to hooBt' 'p R. Jlackny, Canadian. , the water pressure at the local nointftpS Tho school of Instruction at the old of any lire without increasing ' the land olllco is now In progress with a pressure in the mains. This would do i in I'incher j largo class. It will continue for sev- away with the use of tb." electrical /Vi oral weeks, with Captain McGulro as pumps at the ptimpiu"- station which ,;i, oil. No military dttuiage was done. The Berlin oftlcial slatouient today reported that one of tho Gorman airships had attacked ships and dopota at Salonlkl "with great siicccws." ARMENIANS BEHEADED East Grand Forks, .Minn,, Fob. J.~ Dr, A. G. Sivaallou, a grfidimte of Carlton college, Northlleld, Minn., and Ills wife, were beheaded 'by gendarmes toliowing" the recruiling si ei"ri" (it Aiintolla coHegfe, Marsovufi, Tui'-: starhind H.l.'i, l^mprrss H Ui, key In Asiu, iiccol'tlllig to lotfofo I'O- pheuiu 9.01), colved by V. E, twjinon, ft Hiil^qpl mato of this city. Tlioy wei'e"4f'|Wonlaus. ing songs. At the Majestic vheatrc, where the Frciidi war pictures are being shown for the last time, the o.ilerlaiiiers will appear at rt.lf), ami will onter-lain immediately following the speech of Col. l-rycc-.Jmies, v.'ho will speak on behalf of tlie Kilties. Th,' e:itortaincrs will appear at the othiu- theatres at tlic following hours, ....... � ' s Crock, writes ottering his co-operation MAKKETS May wheat .............,. July wheat .............. May oats................ I^ay flsH................. 1281,,-215 for a meeting to be held Creek sliortlv. The tneeling at Milk River on Tluirsdav e e ling is to be addressed by S. j. Slie;ihr:rd, C. F. 1'. Cony-bearc and F. S. Lelliiigwcll, M.l'.V, The meeting at Ufussy Lake, on Friday evening, whKJh is also in tho itorni of a bant|uet to .l>i�f'^>V'if'5'' llrencin in Ko 1 hall, but tlnrlug'tho estiniatP.s toi stieet llRhtlilg tor (men who are members of the Kilties nieman in ino. \ ,"\''"J'^"^^ ... , .tis GOO itml Battery, w-ill be attended by ;'in; hns estixbiislied a very ino-_\c.u at �i�.,uuu. � ,. , , school commandant. are iis?d lo boost f-e pressure tor Work on tho now Kilties' barracks fire purposes from KiO pounds to 325 at tho lair (-rounds is also boiug pounds. T.m three capital expenditures rushed rapidly to completion, with a asked for will be careiuUy consideretl'i."!; large force of mon at work. Frank .Miles, who onllsted with tho ri.'itb Klltlos today, was formerly a and (nily those nbsoUitely necessary';'', will lie undertaken. The council this morning lixeil the the '7 WEATHER Or- iHlah. This cntettainmciU will add Uoiislil'' crubly to the eniovmont of tlio-rejini- � f.- Low , .. tempSrdture, Col. I'ryce-.Ionos. Major Stalli'ord, Cupt. Leech, (^apt. I'ortor, and others. It has Iieeii airanged that two nip-ers in [nil Hi'-'-'- -inif'i-'i v.-\\\ ac- "tlio majority, of sprakors on lor an oastorn Unilnlns ^amp; tho 10'their iccniLn. n. s -^.i , l, u the hoys are ready'itor tho move, wlitelj ',"�....... -21 cotmtrv districts. .Tlieiic two pipers they hope will come shortly; Tho Fair, little change In will bo mcmtierii of the ICIltics' pipe ,'^'-itl' will bo one of the I'our bftttQifei} band.-  llu the XOtU brlgaiU^ ' i' lltublo shoe manufacturing and ra pairing buainess on -Uh Avo, South;, His is one of tho sacrifices that count. AVhilo nothing dolliiito is Uiiown as to tho time tho jiUili Battory will leave ARE OVER THE' WALL : li Loudon, Feb, 1.-The iMougollan''}}ivl surgents have,crossed the (Jreat'JValli ot Churn (ipd an advance guwmQtS 2000 is bealoglug tho cltx. of Da'VX If a, aceording to v. lUsBjit-oli (f win j (len, fovwardoa by I^euter'B J , (pondont ut' Petrogrttd. \ < ' ' 0164 ;