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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 3, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta v-Ol.UME.X, .Sjj'l'UHDAY, I'EBJIUAHY I'JJ7 NUMBER I! P EMANI.EASE EN BY RAIDER diplorjiiijic rcjn'liniis .I'illuCiermauyivV'as1 formally aunonucc'd lo llie-t'mnilry-aiid llic world.by; Pi'feidenl AY'ilspn ill n jtiinl sessjoii o( al 2 Uiiilcd Slalcs now stands 'on' ijic'vcryc of. war, 'wiilrfiirihe.'hisloric iireccdc'iil ol cciiliirics'prcssjijg il forward. tlic guidance 61' AlnijglUy. God.in sle'ii'hc ''hail taken, Prcsidenl .Wilson detailed lo. IhBjconKrcss_whyj. could uol continue, relations'with Iji IVvamiig inviuics Us' sacred i'ijjlilsaiul lakes llic.' sense of riylil in whal may '.-flic lii.osl Uniled Slates history, Hie in I o'l' Ijic Ilouse pi' Hcprcsculatiycs, and wiih scnli- .lori'irii'd before him, spot6 llic 'iiiay Hie world cniifljcl, not for, itggi'cssipii iiiiil not anil hiimJinily'. Silent and allcnlivc, Die nation's law-makers' lisichcti wilh.rapl enliori'.whiJe.Prcsidcnl Wilson told of Ilic'Unilcd Slates'course in .lhc now unsuccessful diiiloiiialic struggle to dissuade Germany The president-; declared thai "nol-.llie .___. unciiiicled aclion of tlio ftcriiian'governnicnt, (Ills sud- den reuuucta- tlon of. 'given Ihis gov- to believe that bf.lhe German'au- tlloritfesHbxfto In" fact what thcy.liavo at liu'efly'to do." his address. President 'Wlls'im overt acts are fQrlhcpmlng'.heVwjIl again to" necessary.for tlio seamen and pur lie .-.to eland Iruo nllk'oMii tinic'.andjn aclioi) lo Ibc Immemorial principles pt our .-people, seek, merely .lo.Vf ouu rights lo liucrlyjaiidJuslL-, ___ unmolested are'tb'o'bris'es of of the government Gentlemen-of '1 T''' 'TTv' "'I 'f ?jfe' 11 1 tho. governments'or :-tbe. .____ ollipr'-neutVal jiailrjiTsY Thomas tpday. mtrpduc.td tin a'house revenue hill Washington, Feb. relations witb Germany have been broken. Count Von BernstorfT has been handed Kis passports arid Ambassador Gerard has been ordered from'Berlini Notice of the break is to outlined in a .detailed address Resident Wilson will deliver to a joint .session of. congress at two o'clock this afternoon. Decision to break was reached after Ke p'resiolent's conference with the cabinetand members of the leriate on Friday. Tlie President by.those conferericeVrca'rne to the conclusion hatihe country would stand 'solidly him-in breaking.off diplomatic relations with Germany, l t ;MAY BREAK A r; Whether.the break with Germany .would'tbe accompanied by similar .break'with Austria-Hungary could not be learned defin- itely. Inasmuch as Austria is understoodl to hays endorsed the action of Germany, however, this to follow if it has '-riot already been The senate Department Ambassador; ask for his "passp'ortsl- .In spite this became d and would be rcdccinablc in.lOSS. -hnowri dead and Injured, one probably fatally, Is'the ;to1l of the -of, .Train'1 No! Burlington and-Quincy, which rah Into: near th'e 'sin-' tlon'hcre last and rolled down a sixty-foot em: bankment Into a frozen slough..' Scores of msn1 arid womtn, clad: only In nighl clothes, were y cut-and Theyvstbad.about on the Iceland -sripw- in lemperfltare bc: toW zero'untij the relief train rlved-froni Creston, one hour after the wrcchi.-Not until 12.30, nearly three; hours after." th'e the dead rand injured, soitic'of.trrc latter severely frozen, remVyed from "wreckage.; How Bernstprff News Goodbye; Beiristbrff 'mcn'-of lliii'-crew have been'landed.1 SPANISH STEAMER SUNK crew" of the Brilisli iViicn were.; captain iiilstou, Fell. The lirsi-rjucs- tion QskGtl by- Count- Von nernstpTft of bta first caller today, was any. definite action liad been taken. lict no of pcaco would should -United Ifch. Spanish, i'nul'i'.lh'e rclalipns. He saw that lid llfOCK .nn.-. _....... I s" -.IiUuriintioiKil Mci'cimlilc Mnriiic today .tlic "iioslpbhcmcnl 'snilino Jnd ._i fi'Jr r congress al 2 noon lodnv- pf'tlic sliorlagc ol '.-'f'..''..'j ne-'. bucn" broken off, Ibc is- going ,'to i mornlnir discussfoj; tlic coal Triripr VWe.'can.liold.onL against the slrlke .for a'npthcV wceV saH-Mayor-Har Tarn IJnl'.'wlill'e mayor .Is 'opllmial. ,'ovtr'Uhc .fuel siipuly, there are-huh: 1 oJJiers-'m tlie" who. are The city's fuel Is. atr.'lho lowest', roinl ever 1 (Imo'of lhc year, anil sponsn I o U'ns.tokl you BUTO? ,maybo thai is fight. Xo; 1 Jiava no coinmciit Lo lo sny.11 Confinnatioii of Hie nuickly was and then the ninbasanrtor iiiformcil Co.'.mt -Vqji Ucrnstorlt of tl'ie ncivs, TJpon rcLy'rn; ing1 he expiated, lion- sorry lic'.woa UiaL Ihc. hrcak had lo coine aiid add- "I nm surprised. Jly incnt wiH noPhe surprised pcr.nlc In tiounil (happen, 1C lucy took the action (ficy jhnvc laJjon. llowcvrr, 1 bnve iiraiily ._ here lo carry out Lho.orders ot Smit. Cotlcrcn is doing to rny govenmcnl. liaTC no orflctal icnt.llic Information eilhcr from ray goycrr] defirittMy; merit would not'discuss the and ar- rie situatioriHnany-rdrn' pieted: his message toXr congress :i rangements appearance were made: TipiiAvn RjT.ripASE nip pm.ijox'RRS DEMAND RELEASE OF, Feb. S.-r-Unilcd Stales has formally ilSniandc'd'of (rirniany llic inimcciiale release of United Stales wiiu raiders in llic Sotilh lit.'" In all there IM United Slates snhjccts taken Ocorgic, and Vollairc. Sixly. of llic prisoners sire coiilincil in a prisDn.canii) al Diiclmen, in Wcstralcn.. NO ACTION BY CONGRESS [V' ;_ V Wasliinglein, .Fell. Leader Leader' convenedI'liAlay, lluil'no by congress today in coniicctipirwiih'tlic' president's: address. MAY LEAD'TO'WAR Washington, .-Feb. oil' diplonialic .Germany docs.not.mean liiil easily Ui Il is an act of prolcsl c.linnicicrizuil in the nsayc of- nations ".incasurc NAVAt'YARUS', one oilier Ilian employees of llic.navnl yards imd.sta- lions is lo'hc aihnillcd to such govcriinicnl to .lliis.eil'ccl, announced loday, had ;hccn issticd anil .would he cllcctiyc iiniiiedialely. 1C A T ruholDLiNl IS u ingloii, Feb. congress sub- icslion. at 2 o'clock Ibis The iircsidinii's'.atldfcss, while 'yuanlcd AMBASSADOR VON BERNSTORFF are out of fuel. marine ijucsl _ views negotialioiis with Germany .climaxed by" lhc note giving tlial Ihe.Bcflinigoyeni- mcnl hud removed rcstriclious on siib'niariitc lo' hrcak was fin Al serious follow Mr callers from cahn'prcyaiied at llic While House and slate Svvlss io Acl.for Germane Vice-PreBident Marshall, notified Mo {to parllame'.il.' Tlie ..enirocM-of ifio'i Feb. for a'Joint cpli-i Untied -war at'thig diiilonulic iiitcresls in the United gross, said: "It Is sincerely -to'; he if (CONTINUED ON .PAGE. beer, asked to leave hte S'ai" assumed by Hie llial tins United Slates for his home, net drag llic Untlod Stales war. Spain la Act'in Berlin '.There are llrails, liovrever.-.lo.the en- HE IS' SORRY. V Feb. will iluranM, Icyond.which no; sclt-rcajiccl; Feb. Counl You lake over iliplomntlc interests of we nation ran go." apparently.' was much at- the United Slates in Bortin. J Senator Tillroan, dialrujan .ol tlic by mahy sennlofs, with whom lie talked jalc hii'd 'by -iDcnibers-of his cabinet. he cjid npi'givc liis decision iii Ihosn liis onlllnc of :tht sii'cli a us" pic I u re llial il was generally' believed tluil could course but break rclalions Mr.'Wilsoh remained in bis 'study in Hie While House rs. 11 was learned lie. began preparation of his address (ojcoiiijrcss shortly aftcr'liis.re.tuhi? i Hie capilol lust night. While steps lending iiiCvbVc'iik..were being .lakcii, apparcniy 'prevailed at llic While House and stale doiiarlinciil. bridge Imt dis- trict- Coal has lhc Mglit of way over all oilier, freight. -This morning; lie f am" orders Hint coal al: coal mines in llic Pass wnlc'h.liastbeen onlcrcd liero and olhcr': prairie points for rlpmosUo Vise 'shall ,b.ft-mov- with tile IHerrnoinptcr at 22 below. 'wllliaui delay and by a bold north wlnd.'tncrc 'arc ninny households In Ilio citj- w-lilch 'will 1 ttrhe lo keep In -the city where nioilidrs'Rm'kceplr.E lliclr children In 'bed lo -keep ibbrn warm .Many fani- hail cjiollEli coal h ngo lo._sec tbenythrougb, fprii slriko are j finding their, suiu very bcrora-llier bo able -16 scCTjr'e. V Slipjily REatn Ihcy wilt be completely th.nl jha'cll'y .has tdkeis till Ihls morning, of flH urgent orders for coal. The cliy pTddiielng hctwccrf 20 nnil 25 Ions x'.day abbul Available -for-delh half c[ is to Ihosi! wbo scnl llghl lo llie carniiVtp'nipve tt In a lil'.rrr-; Mr. Cotlerell lliing poaatble lit" none.1 He .also slntcs tint so tar rio ssrlcus .slidrlaje of Cue! lia.i rjccii; reported t fronr cpun- try points.; Keporu [rorii CalgarV.nve" tlial.it will he befp'rc Ore' strltfl h sctilcd.-' Uolh-. miners'.'ftnj opera- tors are adamant in como rncnl orAom'the Slates since 1. presented ihe note which hrp.uglit fccted irlicn Information scvcr- Jilra. Hlsr Waslilneton., Feb. seimle naval lad Was In when moistened.anil ho Ealj tb'-llie Gerard's Tnstructiona arc to closo his heard of tlic note firat.-bf tejiln's Jlri Bernslorff to pack up his duos and go and clerks slopped llieir work of Ihc iiossllillitics ihoy were g'oins lo Bel back lo per- roany. .....------Gtls HTs Passaoria presldenl was atldfcsslng congress', Advisor Wootsey ot lhc, stale lo terms n any .-department rf.is ai tho ncrrnar. .cm- lion. Crotliers'. Is'.'uridersloon to delivering to Count Von Ucrn- have madp the slalemcnt .lhal'ttierc slorft passports for the ambassador, ts little chance-that. Ihe government will.tako over of lhc mines. evldcnliy Eallafico'.llial Iho operators and inch, will' come terms. his.wife. embassy stuff and. his snllc. wWcb.comprised more lhaii 1DO nerfions. A nqle believed lo ly the same as the prcEldc'nt.'s-Lo'w. Markets Acted 31ARKET.S Spol, wheat Local 'Iratk wheat May oats May 'oais May .V...i. News'Cornes Like-Thunderbolt rlrcles here. The news tfaa nol 1S9, -..Other grains werti'iiiol' 1 Wnsbinglon, fcb. ilio capllol cxrcctcd as private, advices'., trofa.greatly disturbed. ivj' 'news bt the' president's'decision came Washington. which corao of .Grain like a tliuliderliolt. ;Krcrj-ivhere there ernment' fast 'iilghl indicalcdi-'.Uinl Feb. that 'actual were expressions'o.t'supporl and a'p- UcnistoiiT would _war 'has address, lo congrosa ivaa "FofceastJ Mostly.fair and in cur harbore.' "I did not bcileye'.ltm president anUclpateJ. from .Ihls would do It; Now we had belter It is etpfctr.d Aihcli'II e house meets .'trend of values cjalernenl-.. -15 lo It Ihnt our marines'prerent the dis- Ihls afternoan llic" trill. over will gradually saii; -2i mantllhs of more Gorman ships ia' communkatlan from Brilish.rm-lM.' M? Bsird of Balrd fc rjolterUl I- I 'bassy'at WasMnglon to tofimuiilcatelday. ;