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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 3, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta 1^ .VOLUME IX. LETHBIIIDGE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY .J, 191(5 NUMBER OS ROUSES SPIR N BRIIISHERS Time Has Passed When England Can Witness Mangled Forms of Zepp Victims Without Reprisals Expect Big OffensivejjJ^ Let or forgive suti'erinir and sorrow which have been Klircad far and wide.'' Tlie Westminster (ia/.ette says : '''I'll"' next visitation may take any of US -ud leave us and our farnilics mau-(lled corpses under the luiiis of our own house. Hut in all the months these tliinuis have been RoiiiK on. the Zi'-"elins between them have not kill-c 1 one-fourth the inunber who were drowned on Ibe Lusitania or as manv as would he carried off by compara-tivel- mild epidemics in a moderate sized town." The Daih Chronicle, heretofore! auainst reprisals, has .joined with the' llailv Teli'iraph, demandiuK an eve for an e\e, aiul a tooth for n tooth,' polic)-. �^o Preoent Resolution London. Fell. William .Jovnson-i 1 licks, member of the House of Com-. m\)hs, lias "en not tee Ihnt on ibei re-asscmhiin" of naillanient he will! ->[ nic followini: resolution. j "I'his House Iniinblv roresenls to| bis .Majestv the desirability of plae-1 iiii; Mie air servici- of the cnuntr>- oni .1 tinner and stroiiRer basis and re-j iitvia that up to the present a'.lciinate; arrannements have not been made to-"iianl the country from invasion bv j lio.slile ainrafl." ; (Mber Diirliameiilary resolutions ure e.speeted from lenrcsentatives of the provincial districts raided. i LIEUT.-COL. PRYCE.JONES Commanding iho I.ethbridgo IHgb-landei-h, who makes a special appeal lor recruits I'or bis regiment. Eight Men of 39th Draft Go to France With 20th; Our Gunners Rank High Debate Concludes; Real Points are Not Touched ', O'ltawu, Veb. i.'.-Alter thirteen dajix of discussion, the. Uchulo on the address was eonelnded in the Commons today. On an average of three or four siieeclies were delivered dally and not tor many years have so many members taken part in tlio, preliminary review of the business of Ibe. session as outlined In the speech from the lb rone. As (i consequence of the adoption of tho address, governmoiu and private members business may now be liroeeeded with. Altliougli practically every (juestlon whieb has In nny tie-.sree interested the public mind in recent monlhs has been touched on iu the debate, (hero has been a careful ovldenoo of delinile expressions of opinion in regard to the chief measures mentioned In the speech from the throne, the resolution to extend the lllo of parlinmeut for one year. The tienoral imprasslon has been created, however, that even If some differences of opinion develop as to the jiropcr lime tor dlspostni; of the ))ro))osal. It will nvenlually receive support of the house, The two coneliidlnK speeches of the debate wore made by Hon. K'. .L. Pat-tenaudo, the new minister of inland revenue, and .Jos. Deiiiors, Uberiil member for St. .lolins-tborvllle. Hotli spoko in their native tongue. VE STOCK NOW SUFFERING REftTiy Raymond, Feb. 3.-Sheep and cattle men are becoming greatly alarmed at the lonq continual cold snap. The sheep and cattle are sufferjng terribly and are becoming thin, despite the fact that they are beinc) fed daily. The shrinkage among the cattle on the Mclntyre ranch, according to W. H. Mclntyre, was as great in one week as It was all last winter. Other ranchers tell a similar story. Cattle on the range are bleeding at the nose. Many sheep and cattle are dying. At Spring Coulee a yearlinp froze to death In a barn. If the weather does not break soon the loss in the south country will be enormous. The conditions here are serious. Coiilirmallon oi' the fact that the liOth Uattery, of l.cthbrldge, which Is I attached to the ."ith Hrlgad Captain. David Barton, of the steamer Col-hridge. the second prize taken bv tho raider, and a prisoner aboard licr be- ? : ? ? ? .; : : : ? : ? : ............ 2.-,(.i,'Jt;s Increase a good in- crease as during the last week absolutuly no wheat was moving. fore he was transferred with liis XowpoM -News, Va., Feb. :;.-l-.'>xry-i crew ki the Appam, .savs the raider one aboard the Appam, except the ! is ., brand new ship built for the frulti Resignation of Joe Martin Would be Welcome S CAUSE mimi prize oliicers and members of the prize crew, will be permitted lo land whenever they desire, it was declared today. Included in those to be released are K' British subjects whom the German commander soughi io jhold as military prisoners because i they bad been gun jioiiiter.s on the ' British merchantmen taken by the raiders. Identity of Raider trade, with licr decks strengthened to carry a batterv thal^ would do credit to a fir.st-class naval coninierco destroyer. Moewe Was Interned London, Feb. 3.-According to tho !| Capetown correspondent of the Daily (,'hroniear.inc?, and congratu- racks, and left th'S afternoon for -'ing v~ their herds the last three in.gs there will he arranged at the , latin"- ihe (dlicers at the very good .Medicine Hat on bis wav to Winni,- showi..... that Ind been made so I'ar ueir. The ins-cetor ireucral lias just in raisinij; Alberta's lirst Highland- arrived from the coast, where he iters' Unit. 1 s'-ected the n. C. forces in trainiii);;. werks, hut. t'.e intense cold has niaile meeting to be hold Friday evening. progress slow. I':xperieiiccd cattle men ; ____ say that if cattle and horses are not i STRUCK A MINE taken care of at once, not a bead will be alive in the spring. , , ,. , London, Fob. l'.-The steamer Prin- Lumbenn- operations are being car- cess .luliana, ulyin^ between London nod on in tho immediate vicinity and Flushing, struck a liiine in the with great didieulty. Tho heavy snow- xortb Sea and has been beached at Red llcer, AUa., Feb. IL - In the criminal court here before Mr. Justice ,':?lmmons and � jury, .J. 1). Skinner, editor of the fUiide, n weoKlv paper puhlislicd at Kooky .Mountain House, was elmrgnd witli criminal libel for publishing a letter purporting lo he written hy Kolan'l8 ut present In tho east nil, a ijiojidny. BANK ROBBERS GET $2000 :McComb, Okla., Fob. 2.--Twulvo robbers entered tbo JloComb state I bank at noon Saturday, bound the I cashier (.1. .1. Tripo) to a chair, and escaiJod with ..?2ono. Tbo men left town on toot, and are now biding in tho little river bottom near here. up to their waists and wlien a tree LlEhtsbii) Joe Martin's Statement lis feijci i( lakes half ;ui liour to lo- Vancouver, B. C, Feb. ;L-"Is it cafe it. correct that vou have resigned from �--- voiir .St. Paneras seat';" :\lr. Martin' iL kll FUEL IS sei OUi CRiBiOK was asked this morning. "1 havf -ot . I heard of it," lie replied. "Of conr.se, i when 1 left Loudon 1 lelt mv rcsi-na- A tion in the hands of my association, ' � Ibe Liberal association, and they have a right to put it at any time thev feel like it. 1 have not heard that thev have done so, however," he added. An Appeal to the Young Men of Lethbridge By One Who Knows Them ? BRITISH STEAMER SUNK ? London, Feb. y.-The Hrl- ? tish steamship Belle of France ? has been sunk, liuropeans in ? her crew and 220 Lascars wore !? landed, .N'Inotcen Lascars are miaslng. ? ? > : : '; ; : Cranhrook, Feb. 2.-Cranbrook is in the (.nip of ;i coal ar:^., wood famine. Dealers have almost .i!;iven up hope of handling the sil^uatlou. The price oi wood has advanced to S-1 a cord, and is scarce at that price, Slabs from the mills are being lakei. as the last refiort. The C.P.K. is relieving the situation, but their sup- S :\lagratli, Feb. 2.-The coal short" age cobtinues unabated and while one car pu( in an aPPoarance recently, it in no wise relieved tl:c tension. Many ply is limited. Unless sometbing. is f^^nm,^ i, i,,,^, district are completo- .vb Kilties in the Ohorttres every night is stirring things up, and when Ijleut.-Col. Pr.vte-Joiies, ofilcer commanding, appeared in the .Majestic last night, lie was wall received. Ho made a short pithy address, appealing tor the Hid ot every eltlzeu, man and woman. In nn effort i^i ftU up tbo ranks ot tho Kilties, and was followed by the Pierrots, who accompanied by a number of KUlioa and Dattery boys, made an e.vcolloni iinpryssion with their patriotic songs. Llout.-Col. PrycQ-,lonoB lu opoulnK told of tho campulEU o| the past Ihro'ti days, and tho urgotitueod of men. lie allowed how tho original territory allotted to tho Kilties bad boon out down, how In tlint area there are jiow being recruited four battalions instead of one. No greater omphusls uoed be pluood on the pecesalty for mou than this faoL "Yon will aiipreclulo our. dUUoulty, and 1 am sure that you will help," Ue eontlniiod. "Canada Si.ib boon nuUpd ly out and are being tomporarilv sup-iilicd bv benevolent neighbors. 'I'he , sii?'>-iiig of the cold spell has proved ' the salvation ot the situation, for now farmers are able to hustle out : to tho mines ami lav in an adenuato , sup"lv. The mines are all working .: I lull time and witli a few more days' ' run will be able to catch uu witli tho , I unprecedented demand. 1 One of the most enjoyable socials j ever held in I^lagrath, was that given 'l ! yeslerdav afternoon -nd night in bon- ; lor of Mr. and Mrs. .Maoiii Coleman's ' golden wedding. Among thote present at the wcil-Vij,, lliliM- MOV,, I ,^�>l-,,, Ijrjsit ;|| old Couple. The oldest child, a d" ter, residing la u ,,i.u, tab, was iiot-j able lo be present. HIS DECIDING VOTE '15 Washington. Feb. 2-Vloe-Prestaeitt 'l; Afarsliall east H decidius' vote lit tho',, senate today on the P.hlll.uplues blUi.||, heli)lng lo pass tbo Chirk ameudment-ii| to withdraw tbo sovereignty ot tho';' United States from the ialm^ids ;j; to rnlso 2Du,ooo soliMcrs djirl^Vg tUo (CONTiNUEU OH 'PAftU �5)  : ? ? : ^. .> .;. ? COAL TAKES PRECEDENCE M ? Ottawa, Fob. 2;~Hoa. Ur. �?L ? Hold stated lu tlio Itousa; thlsj. rK|| nftornoon that uu order had. C'/-^ : boon iBsiuod 'by. thtsorallwiiy- '>sj commlBSlott lliutoo�l.:lf!,;.tQ.lmvo' ,| � wore doing : Q\terytWu(f|�;Ji.)Qg^ 6533 99 741899 ;