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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 3, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta MARKETS Miy May 67% M.y 168% WEATHER High 22 tow...................... 11 Forecast: Mild; snow flurries VOLUMP VIII. LKTHUKIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY FEIJRUAHY 3, 1915 NUMUER 15 ACTIVITIES OF WOMEN !N THE OF HOLLAND REVIEWS HER TROOPS Light, Water and Coal Mine Made a Profit of but Railway has Deficit of 7000; Net Loss In a summary of tho city's financial status! prepared City Clerk Stev- en lor the mlormitaon ol prospective howl buyers, a preliminary balance Bhect of the utilities department gives some interesting figures. In ipl3 the electric light revenue amounted to while lor 1011 'it- was an increase ol The increase in the iva- ftcnvorks revenue was also over 51000. The street railway deficit was in- creased by close to S7000. These fig- ures Tie merely preliminary ana arc subject to the. revision of the audit- ors. The revenue in the waterworks de- partment' in 1914 wan. S7B, 314.39, aml the expenditure a not profit of SC, The electric- light department shows a net prolit for the rear of (221.90, the revenue being and the expenditure The street railway earned and spent includ- ing overhead charges, a deficit of 047.28. Tbe: city mine, produced tons oi cosl.'thc net profit being Alj'pli'blic utilities' are assessed and in- the-'abovc, charges have' paid full' IlfJPECTcM DUTCH Was it Karlsruhe? New York, Fob. A four-funnclcd cruiser Suffolk, spo'rc tc- 1 cither the Kurlsniiis, OL- the 'British uniisci: Suilfiolk, siiokr. lo the Sieam- j er Isahclla on Hie oi January j ,15, in West Indian according I Lo declarations inarlci tcday by Lhu Isabella's oiliccrs on Ibcir. a.iTival j here. The warship asked as Lo the ahouls nf the. former can "President" into an auxiliary cruiser: The intst-j ling of the Isabella and the u'arsriip, the Isabella's officers said, occurred! g in lhe T ic Pafpnrprl Prnvinrial llic Hlcamcr was on her way (rom Lana is raienieu, riuvmcidi Jiiau anolhcrp0r- to Ilicaii port. II was took dark lo the warshiii's iUentiLy, thciy frnm Drfnwa That irom uttawa, inai RUSSIA CM Germany May Declare War on Roumania Government Should do Work Also That Some Farmers Oppose Plan That there are difficulties in the way of the construction-oi the pro- Old Man River diversion pro- ject, is shown in the following spe- cial dispatch from Ottawa to the Calgary Herald i Costello of Calgary, along I with the. mayors of Medicine. Hat and I Lethbrldge, had., a further, conference] with Hon. Robert Roccrs and ,Hon. Dr Roche last night. .Mayor Costello HORN TAT ALL POSSIBLE New Brunswick Attorney Gen- eral Claims Offense is Indic- tab'e and German Officer Must Face the Music---Trial in Charlotte Country Vanccboro, Maine, Feb. Do: minion authorities were busy today building up case to support their Was in Heart of Germany When War Broke Out ---Offered Himself as Torn Be- tween Two Opinions Rev. Father': itoaenthal, .O.M.I., pas- tor of St. PafrlcR'a- church of this city returned last night from an ex- tended sojourn at hisyold home, in Father RosenlKaf Lethbridgo last spring to :'visit :lils mother: whff was very 111 in tile-Fatherland. It was his intention to return.In. August, hut. the breaking ot the war cloud over Europe made this impossible.. He was at home when war clared, and witnessed'-many interest- Ing scenes from the Gernian the fence. Hu was military'. service, anil reported to the.'-bfficlalsi for active service as a was told that he would not be nMlded.; When he maiie us his mind toTlifctliti jonrney hnclt, he was given sary papers and passports, that he could leave whenever he ed, after he had informed the (i ties that It was his intention to I request FOL the extradition pf -Warner Cnnaaa Horn, who yesterday-attempted j He pianiied to Bali from Hie destruction ot the. internal.ohal I the Rotterdam, on bridge over Ihc St. nnd ,vent to Cologne, where ha noon a large party of seclot' blficers nersuadad by members ol. tha arrived here Ironi, Mdntrcal. i.Their business is to Von .for mcnls along the cani. 'Prussian Iron- of l'cr "in I'oiami nc.Ttli of Vistula, cav- ar airy onslaughts llj tlie Russians have recounted in au official Russian state- nejinlscil. issued hero today. "South oi Hie Vistula, Gernian air the Russian anas in the' region v and in the Carpathians othcillnge llo tie Loiidon, Feb. Morning Post publishes another article from its Hungarian correspondent'in Budapest, dealing with the Austro-Hunsarian situation. Writing under date of Jan- nary '23rihc says "1 should not .be in the least sur-' prised ji Austria-Hungary and Oer-1 many were shortly to declare wai on Rpuiriania and thus catch her before she has finished her preparation, for you mar take it that Austria anu Germany-are..not going to allow Rou- mania to obtain-all. the advantages that .arise from, a neutrality that is maintained during .the winter and is to be broken only -in .the spring. I am inclined to think that Roumania TVill have to move before the winter if she has made up her mind that her neutrality is be maintained throughout the duration ot the .war. 'T understand that several corps have been, despatched toward the low- er Danube and a number of these troops are German" and Bavarian' re- giments from the north, who were transferred south from Galicia and the Carpathians. "In the north, where .the Russian advance' lias been'checked, it is-not improbable that these corps will cross'the'Danube and the Carpathians nnd inarch through Transylvania in- to Rouriiania, thus anticipating 'lou- money, has already been voted be started immcdia'tely. While ,JJUUl. the interview was private. Mayor Confirmation is given also to the tacts-at Costello aftenvaras expressed satis- report thai the German troops have crl witii [action as to the result of the con- been sent to the Carpathians lo as- ol llumi futence sist their Austrian allies. j "PjgM TROUBLE OVER. IRRIGATION GEHMANY .CLAIMS LITTLE "Tire public buildings in the ivest- Berlin, Feb. ern cities will likely he started-shoit- army headquarters today gave out a ly. There arc difficulties in the way report on the progress ol the light the irrigation project at Leth- which reads as follows bridge which was also urged upon "The attacks made by the French .-.-.....c------ the government. The land is patented on the Ccrman positions near Pcrthes German positions near the lizura land and it is a matter for the pro- have been Ou the remainder vincial gorerrancnt. In additiun there ot ths western battle front there was seems to be a difference oi. opinion yesterday nothing more than artillery exchanges. IN EAST FRONT Horn had deliberately .cause! damage bv (lanldnp movements, Loth north to a railroad and so committed an Fllilsouth Field Marshal von Hindcu- olicnsc which is. berg made a desperate, ellort, which At the same political subject-ol exchanges between Ottawa il the tieriuan ai- i) 5'1'11 a ,mu ---j point oi Uoliniow owl- for Germany, but at the and Washington. have ____ same lime rn.lcasc ths" pressure HiinKary ami cast Prussia, m each. oi which i February 1. fhebe we taken' over -lOtlll prisoners and lurrd six machine guns. "Russian attacks at niiiM asamsl but the Uiibsian HIUTATN ACTS' ._____ Washington, Feb. Great Wri- the llussian trcops tain's application for the ]extradition ic iiuaiimg torward. oi Werner Von Horn, charged with Ths fighting to the west and south- attempting to blow up a Canadian west of the Polish capital has been Pacilic railway bridge on ths Cana- "aii- most desperate character, and dian ui liic St. Croix river, with ihc Germans were almost successful, dynamite, rested today in the BriV de- Is'h embassy. It was to ha. formally amongst residents 'of the district, the department of .interior has re- ceived a protest objecting to the pro- ject." .river have been repulsed.' OUTFLANKING THE GERMANS London, Feb. tacks haic made clares that the Russians by a coun- presented to the State Department ter-aUack .regained most of the lost before niidit. American Dutch consulate to remain for 9. time, as travel' over the' Channel wiia re- ported to be particularly tlmt'time. ...X, lie was rinailv informed ,bj- Uie 'Steamship Rotter- dani 'would' sail from Naples aim Genoa'on the next and: thnt his ticket.would he good that way. So he proceeded to Naples, Italy, and sail- ed from that rort on January arriv- ing in New York en the ISth, after a splendid voyage through southern tera, rounding the Azores on tlia south and the Bermudas on the north, with fine' summer weather during the major portion.of the trip. Halted by French Fltet The only exciting incident on the irip' across occurred while the Rotter- dam was steaming un the Medlterran- serious :a'nst "There have "hin no new develop- llussian 'liiies'in central I'olTmd. Fac- mating progress." regained must ui me luau ueiui-c .m.ui.i-ui. "round Tlic report, adds that the Ger- officers declined to discuss .the casc.can she was halted by a squadron ot nian lossrs were "colossal." and ths diplomatic representatives of French cruioers, and two men taken at-1 The German official, account simply the allies here, as well as of Ger- Off. Some said these were French de- thc says oi Hie lighting there "Wo are many and Austria were observing the serter3 and others that they were Alls- Prairie Chicken Coat is Turned Back at Border ALLIES CHECKMATE GERMANS AT EVERY TURN ON WEST LINE Saskatoon, .Sask., Fob. Thc.fa- ious" "Prairie Chicken Paris, Feb. French war oi- and- every'man In the trench was 3 -The fa- Paris, Feb. renc war o- cb'at 'whiSi'fiee this afternoon out a report f The t hiu.happened in tbo ous rare cen coa wc 0 oicited so much interest in the -west on the progress Of the oper- as ations, as lollows ior "In the country north oi the Lys attempt to take the Bethune road, where the Gcrruans gained another nt" our trenches, only to he bayoneted to a "After-the righting wa last lall and whteh was routed one oi Western Canada's exhibits ,ui the Panama Exposition, has there is nothing to report. turned back at the .border: The coat "Between the, Lys and Disc in'the was a marvel in that; it was made up section of Noiivett to the west entirely of feathers talicn from the Lens, French .batteries put an end to I ber oE 200, lay back ci breasts' of prairie chickens, a spirited from the enemy.. being used. It was .lifty-cight inches "The. Germans endeavored to float long, and the sewing of the.leathers, down tlie River Aucre some blazing one by one, took twelve years. It rafts-, .starting their- Irom a point.; was made' by ban Kohler, p> nbovc Avclny, which is north of A1-1 lore me uerirans aaviuiuuu, uuu LUHL ,-.....e ----a none of the trcops assault M rf the enemy's dead, to the estimated num- along unr line. GERMANS AFTER METAL SUPPLY Military' Authorities Commandeer Over.Empire FaB. dispatch to tlie Times .from .Swftzerland, dat- ed-Monday, says: "This1 morning" before noon ail stocks 'of copper, tin, nickel, nnti- mbhy, aJumlnum.ahd hard lead, .wheth- er In a manufactured state or not, In- cluding'copper wire and copper refuse, bad .reported to the military au- throughout Germany, -who tliem cvory- QUARDING BERLIN v BREAD SUPPLY AmitordBin, Feb; Der- liner; In an leeue 4 Which "hu reached here, de- 4 Olires that fhe'councll of Great- er Berlin his appointed to guard the 4 ot the city against on the part was mae y rs. an ocr, o aove veuy, wc s nor o j- Dun-durn, decidc-d to exhibit it in bcrt. were successful in stopping the United States; but Mrs.' Kohler these floats before they exploded. and the precious ..coat- were turned nouf artillery -has continued, to sc- baclf at Emerson :as a result o! the cure excellent results in the valley of law prohibiting -the importation oi the Aisno. We have made slight 'pro- anij taken prisoners ami Back From Heart Germany "Prisoners say Lliat there were oue liundred dead lying in this trench be- fore the Germans advanced, and that proceedings with watchful'interest. St. John, N. B., Feb.. in- formation laid against Warner You Horn upon which the Canadian au- thorities seek his extradition from Vaace'joro, Maine, was stated .today by J. B. Al. Batter, attorney-general of New Brunswick, to he based on section 282 of the Criminal Cole. This section is as follows is guilty of an indictable oftensc and liable to life imprison- ment, w-ho unlawfully, with intent to injure or endanger" tlie. safety j- person travelling or', being on trlans, but the passengers had no way of finding out definitely. outgoing iourney. Father -Flshguard, On the Roseuthal Holland and Belgium. had been attacked before. Turks Deecrt Cairo, via there has been no further fighting in tlie Suez Canal district a number of Turkish deserters have surrender- ed. They have .given graphic descrip uj. portion Lhereof." Jlr. Baxter said if Von Horn were brought to Canada and'indicted .he would he Charlotte County, New Brunswick. Vnnsboro, Me., Feb. :2.f-The .attack uimuu aim "Well, can you give us an Inside story on the tlie reporter asked. Father said that he would endeavor to write a-story of "his ex-. periences once he waa settled down. again but it was too huge a task to sit down and sift It'air cut in a mo- ment. His main observation was his Inability'to conceive that such a'mam- moth ivar could be poaiible 'in a civil- ized Christian world. He deplored the circumstances wtiloh hrbught It about, but made no attempt to. analyze them. Saw Wounded and. Dying. waa not. on ..the firing said he. "but I saw many wounded. and dying in the hospitals, aod'I tell you it was appalling. It is hard to give a judgment on the war at this time. All any article which includes ufncture the pluinage has been killed. in any bird WHEAT WILD Chicago, III., Feb. ,ru- 1 mora knocked centi off .tKe price of May wheat at the outtet or today's market, .but tliei. break only the May delivery soon shot uo to a new high record. The opening downward, was from yesterday's closing price Fear of the onenlntj of the Dar- danelles had considerable to do the wild 'Trans- were relatively (mall, The July option in which busi- nehs chiefly centred wae given a back of cents at the. op- ening. On the rebound1 from the fall at the opening, May wheat Jumped to 166, maklhg- the rt ngc covered by that option nine In jess than an awing seldom equalled'Injio short time. July dropped to 138, but recovered to A: ;ress and have taken prisoners repulsed counter attack to the west oi Hill No. 200 near Pcrthes. "In the Argonnc a. sccontl CJcrmaii attack- tool: place ycslcnlay near attllc at about B o'clock in the even- ing. This also was repulsed, as have been the atlack .previously reported, anil which Look place a I 1 o'clock! I in the afternoon. I "The front from the MCUBC to tho j Vospcs bus hccn quiet.-In Alsace, arc organizing our forces on the ground won by us 06 the south 'OL Ammerzwciler." I Germans Lose Heavily i London, L'eb. terrible loss life suffered by the German army in I attempting-to take the British en tronchmenta Is reporttjd in the ac- count, of the British bfficial eye-wit- j of two German atlaelis oeLweou the Labassee cantil anil the Belhunc road, January 23. j "In the aays tlie renort_of.' the eye-witness, "our men, firmly ear tabliahed-in the brick fields, gave the Germane a very warm reception, and the] latter'fell back, leaving flfty'-dead in front of this point alone. "To. the aouth of It.they temporarily gained .possession of a small portion of our trenches, but were Immediately attacked with the bayooet. on tiic bririge over the .Croix.Riv- I can eav is tliat it IB a most terrible lions OL the march from Jerusalem by cr last night caused REV, FATHER ROSENTHAL sailing schedule. described 'hiu'iszlf as pi ape. 'Wijl Seizs Wilhelmlna Hs is five fcrl H'inches in and Washington-, Feb.- 2.-Ambassador': ahiut 200 pWls, he is Pa-c at London cabled the slate dc- h _' partment loday that the Brilish.Heet arrest was made by Deputy Ld been oEflcred to treat CMEOBS of ShenH George W R_QSS, >vho was ac- -and dour destined for Germany conipaineii hr-.a Maine-Centra nai- or Austria as.conditional contraband, dcteoluc and subjcct to seizure ami confiscation. ficers from-Macadam Jet. This step, the ambassador explained, followed the announcement that; the liRrnia'n government'hart ilecrccu con- fiscation'" of all grain antl flour to con- supply. Ambassador Page" said His British i government had infqrriied him that b-e- ITALIAN RESERVISTS. IN ENGLAND, NOTIFIED government Had iniqrmetl mm that fe- _ ._. Who last night itturncd from visiting 'cause :bhe steamship Willielmin'a now London vvno IBHC nigni sieamsnip now his aged mother the heart of Ger-1 New. Vork for Bremen broke out, write his Impreoftions'later Her MIC Meal i Dl 3 ULA IDl UI itrmany when .the with .-'grain 'ahH "oilier: goods had has lo j ed bctote the is nance o( the GL sail- an exception be made lu ber case Ian reservists Eliglahd have been warned to prepare to live iand is devoid of character. will the Tar be oirer, er Rosenthal was asked. Path 'There is absolutely no way of tell- ing" he replied, "and Icannot begin to surmise. It is my only hope tlial it be 01 er 'cry toon Ior the