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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 4, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIII. LETHBIUDGE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY, KEHKUAHV I. NUMKER Vashington Gets Warn- ing to Avoid Coast of France EDMONTON PAT WAS WOUNDED D.C., Feb. today notified the State department that American ihould avoid the north and we it coaits of France. RUislan Successes London, Feb. 4, 12.34 or William's troons still are maintain- ing an bflenslve movement on tlic bat- Llcfiolda to the west of Warsaw, ia [luflBfau Poland, Irut on the remaiuder pf the easlern battle line, tlie nub- fciana claim to be exerting tbe great- est pressure, notably flcroaH the east Prussian frontier, and in the Car- pathian mountains. In the latter reg- ion, the RuBBians claim that the fight- Jug' has gone against the Austro-Ger- xnau forces, and the Rueslanb again are reported to have crossed into Hun- gary. On tlie 'western front, in Belgium, IFrance and Alsace, tirHllery engage jnents continue over most of Ihe bat- tle line, with ieolate.d and rushes on the French positions. The Blockade I The newspapers of both Gevmany bnd England arc filled with discussion j and speculation regarding the out- coma of the proposed widespread Ger- man submarine activity against mer- chant shipping. A few weeks ago it was said con- fidentially in Great Britain that Rou- inanla. would enter the conflict, per- haps, by. the middle ot February. Dispatches to tho British newspa- pers from. Bucharest, through the Rou- manian, capital, now say that Uie gov- ernment of Roumania lias no inten- tion of breaking its nauLrallty at au early -data. .There IB less talk now of "breaking into the conflict. HOUSES OPEN SECOND NOTHING Sill ROBERT BOHUEX. PREMIER OP CANADA. WiltCommand Lethbridge Boys 31st Battalion WARN BERLIN BAKERS DUTCH ARE ALARMED A GERMAN BLOCKADE Berlin via. London, Feb. lion, recommends that ships bound magistrates oT Berlin have issued a tlic North Sea ports lake warning against exorbitant prices for route around the north of Scotland, bread. They declare .thai, they will There lias been no rise in the rate adopt preventive measures ii they' of insurance on cither ships or car become accessary to keep liicad, rates goes as 3 result oi the German warn- within reasonable bounds, j ing, whlcii ;s regarded as the correct HOLLAND AGITATED [procedure, and as to Am.stertin.in, Fob, 3, via London, tiie British note respecting the North Feb. 4, Handelsblad as a theatre ol.naval operations, interprets the German admiralty I Winnipeg, Feb. Ket- chen's brigade, the Sixth Infantry, coasts France as meaning that, which he was recently appoints! to merchantmen oi any nationality, command, will consist of the 27th, i without regard to destination 01 car- 'go, may be destroyed IE the y are fol- lowing a course near one of the Brit- 28th, 29th and 31st battalions of in- fantry. The first two battalions arc in Winnipeg, while the last mentioned ish ports of embarkation. It urges are in .Vancouver and Calgary, re- 'he Dutch government to demand, a spectlvcly. With the brigade will be definite explanation from Germany, .the first line transport and train I as to what her warning really means, to Execute Those Captured From Russian Army Genera, Switzerland, via Paris, Feb. Vienna dispatch received here Says the Austrian government has not- ified all neutral stales that the com inander of the troops operating against transport, formerly designated tbe and expresses the 'opinion that alii1'16 has been instructed to 2nd lino transport. The total number. neutral countries-should join in "a sho01 as nnfl -1" of men under Colonel Ketchen will.be common protest against such war than "II" company of the 31sL Battalion now in training afc Calgary is com- posed almost wholly of Lethbridge ing Hoi boys. thi Bukowina IN7 LVSITRANCE RATIO London, Feb. 4, 3 Morn- C2AR HONORS BELGIAN QUEEN Military Medal Recognition of Service to Wounded Havre, via'Paris; Feb. mili- tary mecta! has been conferred on the Queen of the Belgians bv Emperor Nicholas of Russia in recognition of (he Queen's courage in ministering la wounded soldiers at the risk oE her own life. The medal was presented to the Queen at the Belgian army head- ijiiarlra b.v Major-Geriera] Prince Felix YoiiBEoupofl Emperor Nicholas' suite. EDMONTON PAT WOUNDED Ottawa, Ont., Feb. Cecil James Simpson of the Princess Pnt- whose home is In Edmonton, was wounded In tho recent fighting In northern .France, a casualty list is- sued today saying he was committed to hospital on January 27. Corporal Arthur- .Sidney Randall, 14th' Battalion, died at BuJford Hos- pital on January 29, or snlim'I menin- gitis. Post Christiana -correspondent the attention shipowners to the 'German warning thai during tlic the transport of British troops to tlio continent neutral vessels approaching aml traitors all Rou- of Transylvania or who are captured whilo volunteers with the Rug- MANY GERMAN JUHfSTS SLAIN Berne, Switzerland, Feb. Ing to official statements given out in tne western and northern coast's will Betliu today, 1270 German jurists have run exceptional risks. The British oflieial been killed in the present war. This war insurance total Is made up of six profeesors, 2 department, while '.MO lawyers, 334 assessors, ami ships to approach the waters in ques-l-l--t barristers. Villa Proclaims Himself New President of Mexico Paso, Texas, Feb. for assuming the office that his forces Villa has .proclaimed himself in charge -had been separated from tlie cotiven- the Presidency of Mexico., This tion by HflquR Gonzales was announced in' a tele-gram from Garza" Fjrt Proltction for Soldiers Arrangements have been made by Fire Chief Hardy to iiutall a firehose it the military barracks, for tectlon, of the buildings occupied by the soldiers, _ ._jm. Oarza as provisional president, who General Villa, received last night, by left with the Zapata forces when they his agents-here. Villa appointed three departed south from Mexico City a ministers, to take charge of the civil its occupation by Obregon's Car ran- government.' Villa, has'as his reason ?a troops. Symons Fights For Appeal Toronto, Out-, Feb. for Harry Symons, H. Lennox, K. C., and Eric Armour-are endeavoring to work up a stated, cose as basis for an appeal to the court-o[ appeals, and Hnrry Symons ivlll protmhly.not-fo to Kingston penitentiary before the eiu. of the w'oelc at least, to begin serving the five-year sentence ot Mr. Justice Chile, imposed last Saturday at the conclusion of the trial of Symons and Dr. Mushes in the Union Life Assur unce Co. case. Rev. A. M. Gordon To Go To France With Canucks Former Lethbridge Pastor One of Eleven Canadians Chap'ains to be Activity Tho only Y.JI.O.A. men h arc C.-a- Salisbury Plain, Feb. war I Hcv. Mr. Doer, Key. W. Barton. I office ha B now consented lo allow ele-1 other Canadian chaplains who' front with tlie first Canadian overso.-u' Two of meiiinftitis lingent. Those selected arc Hcv, Can-! paymaster, and Major "Thome-, who in (he camp Tuesday, il; on Almond, Hcv. Mr. McGrccr amijliaa bcpn 'appointed depot nuvinuster, a'lions the artillery whick had pi IJev. Father Sflveatre, of Montreal (will opni.an office in Kouen. harl a clean bill.