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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 5, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIII. LETHBIUDGE, ALHEUTA, FRIDAY, KEliltlJAHY 5, 1913 NUMBER 47 SUPERINTENDENT HAMILTON QUITS AS HEAD OF SCHOOLS GERMANY DECLARES BLOCKADE iB. 18 Leaves About to be RaivSed From City Taxes--Bank Refuses to Advance Money Till Overdraft is Covered They broke all prerioue re-cords at ihe School' Board meeting last night 4fter going over the business arising cut ot'-co'ninjunlcatlons, Cha.lripan H. A. McKIJlop reported tbat'hViiad'rfe- celved 'de'fliilte notictflfom the Union further advances could overdraft Had been Tbe'.niflQtlhf'at once devolved into n school management committee aes- eion, XIr. Wallace the chair, and the members set to work to pare. .JrcKlllbp'thoiight It 'was pretty Jiard lines that the teachera should not get their cheques, especially after they had heen compelled to forego their In- creases, there Is no hope of their being untlj after February 10. WIN Storm City Hall "What IR the best, news that we can expect from Mayor asked Mr. Davidson. "I don't think wa can expert said Mr. McKlllop. "The best thing ,ive can Bald 51 r. HIglribotham, "la to meet the com- mlEEloners In'a body on the .Mayor's return 'on February io_ and demand tliat sqmethlug be done. I cannot see the bank should tuni us down now, they have had the benefit of our account In fiood limes. When there IB a little pinch, they cut us off. They have had the cream, now let lliem take the skim miik." Bank Censured Mr. Hcolt 'wanted, to knon- If Lhe school account was couslnered a bad one, and was informed that the biiik Arethusa Which EndedBlucher SCHOOL BOARD SLASHES AFIVE MILL RATE ESTIMATES 15asL LaringLon .Manor House rlospital, WiHahire, Eneliind, has been turned over 10 the Canadian contingent ae a htaiiouery hospiinl. Several members of tbe .Canadian contingent are already there wilh woundR and diseases. Canadian Army Medical Corps men, under charge of LituiL Col. D. W. .VcPJicrson, of Toronto, are in charge of the hospital. WHAT THE BOARD OF EDUCATION DID LAST NIGHT: Accepted Superintendent Hamilton's resignation. Voted to close the Manual Training School, on June 30th, Voted to close the Domestic Science School on June 30th. Did away with the substitute teacher, at a year. Voted to do away wfth the Pre-Vocatlonal Training Classes at Easter. Sliced the general estimates, so that the total amount needed for the year, deducting the government grant of will be in the neigh- borhood of making the school rate a fraction (ess than 5 mills, on the basil of last year's assessment- .Last year's school rate was 7.10 nil lie. W. A. Hamilton Drops a Bomb into the School Board Meeting The whinli was also in the Heligoland fight at [he close of tlic recent Xoiili Sea action is said to have torpedoed the German cruiser HhicJicr ivjtli effect. TAKES' EFFECT QN JUNE 30! TURKS SUFFER DEFEAT AT SUEZ CANAL UP. 'WITH MEN AND HORSES Recruiting for Mounted Rifles and 50th Battalion Today and Tomorrow BATTERY HORSES HERE VON HORN IN JAIL W. A. Hamilton, Suijci-inicrmenl of Schools, lias resigned. re.sIiviatiOQ'x'ivQ.s placed before a of the school board last, night-and it, fell like n. bomb, was accepted. 1L lakes eiiect Juns Mr. HamiHon 'Rets a month's leave ol vay.j before that time. j Tlic supL'rinlundent's position is j fully explained iu tlic iolluwinu, ier j The Chairman and Members o[ the j __ Board of Education j Gentlemen 1 fceg to Render you-.my resignation ur. zupcr fntendcnt ol schools, tin's resignation takn'cncui on the 30th ot June, Cairo, via London, Feb. Reports that Turkish troops were engaged in yesterday's fighting are confirmed in an official ntatement issued here today. The troopship was struck by two Turkish shells, which wounded ten, making the iotal British casualties for the day 15 hill- ed and 92 wounded. ments issued yesieruay or lien attacked the Suez Canal at Toussoum, 35 mMes Another forct was reported to have been driven back ed and 92 wounded. Official statements issued Turkish force wh south of Suez. iiutncr lorce was repunc at El Kantaraf 40 mifcs south of Port Said. DEVELOPMENT DECLARES WASHINGTON Vanceboro. Me., Feb. Werner yon Horn, who says he is a German officer, and in thai capacity tried to blow up the international bridge here was removed from here today to serve 30 tlars in the 'Machias jai'l. He is due at Machias at [Abridge contributed another quo-. thls even, ii of men and horses for service on Iichalf of the Empire today. next. To allow me mate necessary 'adjustments, I (rust you may grant me one leave of absence about Easier. v. i During thi; Hi cars I nave been in the board's employ, the schools have developed ft larger and more adequate service. Jt has'been my privilege lo liave had some part in this develop- ment. Now, under financial stress, it seems necessary to curtail the ser- vice which the schools shall render to Parry of the 50th Battalion enlisted a number of first class men1 our children! To destroy what at the armory yesterday and to- crowd watched the proceedings. Buy-, could only give me day, and leaves for Medicine Hat niE continue all day tomorrow. f Consequently I have decided up- on train. Major Party was There Las been some talk" oi con-'on resigning. Ji may be m a. subsc- accompanied by Captain F. H. May- centration of all the Alberta hat-tal-1 quent icpoir, I may lie permitted lo j hood, examining physician, and'Pri- ions at Calgary, hut military men: briefly ouiilinn OIL' educational pro-: vale Langi'ord, who acted 'as here discredit the story which ema'n-'' grcss" during past >ears; for the.' lary. Seven men wire''signed1, on yes- atcs from the porcine city to the.present, alloy; me to assure Lhe i terday and a small morn- north.. I Hoard of my apprmaLion c-c your un-j ing, four being rejected. Those ac- JUST LIKE CALGARY selfish devotion to ihe problems oi o GERMANS PUT BAN 6Nl TOBACCO EXPORTATION AinatGrdam, via London, Feb. Beige says it learna [ram n good source thai Ger- many has forbidden the export- aiion oT tobacco. The Ham- burg Fremenblatt says agree- v inenta have been compieleil bj- v [he va lions German gcveyn- 0 ments concerning the introduc- tion of a standard "brand for use in the 'war. O U. S. Greatly Concerned Over German Neutrals May Protest U. S. WONT ACT ALONE Washing-Ion. Feb. lie- c ciaration of a naval war zone around I against German trade." Great Urilam and Ircl.infl, including] German prass, in the meantime, SHIPPING OESPEilE EFFORT AT THROTTLING THE _ALLIES British Naval Experts Say Germans Have Made a Bad Blunder-US. Will" Have Hard a Time To Remain Neutral London, Feb. referring sarcastically to Germany's threat to bottle up the British leles by means, of submarines, as a "paper England is stirred today by lat- est''development as she seldom has been since the outbreak of hostilities, BRtTAIN PREPARING A The press unanimously subordfnatea other war news, not excepting the; Turkioh attempt to cross the Suez Canal, to give prominence to the dis- patches from Berlin, while the Foreign Office statement, following quickly tha publication of the German In- dicates that the government authori- ties take the German threat as one requiring a prorr.pt counterstroke. As the statement says, the authorities are considering "more stringent measures I the Knglisli Channel ancl the northern passage by Lhc Shetland Islands, is regarded here at; of t-hc meet scr- ious developments of the war. hsila this newly announced policy of its navy with nreat satisfaction. Some of the English newspapers de- clare today that the German announce. SOLDIER WAS BIGAMIST It was rngarderl as highly possible ment should in the end benefit Eng for one thing, that it would hasten) and that it rightfully entitles, tho British government to declare contra- band all foodstuffs destined for tier Private Smith of the 33rd C.E.F. Giv- en Two Years in the Pen. London, Out., 5. Prirare the movement begun by t-he Latin [American countries for a con- ference of neutral stales' to dc.iss jtjL-ans tc- reduce losses to neutral commerce to a mininiunt. This mo've- incut, H is expected, will have the 'support of tlis tfirropean neutrals. London, Feb. news of Ger- many's declaration proclaiming "Ihe Wcstoii Smith of the 33rd TinLtalion, Jirsi- there ware so the best poselble light. HORSES ARRIVE .HiEfnbotbam explained that it 1B hJB later to- g0; Tll-0 Of lor thc 3o_ possible that on account of the to Blairmore ami Lolfman. All Lhc cal lottery arrived this morning and accounts'appointments m this battalion, are- Carload came ir yet to he filled, oppor- tunity is afforded to men who con- template qualifying as N'. C', O-'s. RECRUITING 1-3TH C. M; R.. i Major Brown of Cardston, who is Union bank having EO many i In the west they had been compelled lei curtail on large loaaH. Axe Again .With this as a basic, and the proba- bility that matters would not be alter- ed much by the Mayor's visit to Mon- treal, the Board settled down lo aim ineir axe accordingly. Mr. moved that Uie Bubstitute teacher be done away "with afc the armocy. A -Iarge numlier of after April 1. .Mr. .Hamilton spoke on the mcn for this corps lverc behalf of ailaa Conn, and Raid that her yesterday, so that enlistment .will in on .Tuesday. They arc being un loaned at the fair grounds ami Mill be quartered in the buildings taken over for that purpose. The exhibition grounds are taking on appearance of a real military OLD STRATFORD SOLDIER DEAD rliair'at the cabinet, meeting today in'ot all biundera which could be laid at in" command oi ofthe 6hcrc ,h.eillE ot (Sgd A. Hamilton. WalhiPo moved the following vi-u ommrunu state dspartmcnL nor j TQt motion, ami after u lirief discussion; ilhe German embassy had received the enenr it passed I Smith Was With Perth latest Berlin admiralty statement to-? That tlie resignation ol Mi'. Hnmil-! Fusjllerc for Twenty-one Years day, and it was said "at- the German to-n as sune.r in ten dent of schools he SLratCord, Out., Feb. accepted and that he be granted one Smilli died strategists. jroclamation says that "every y merchant ship found in this zone will be destroyed, even if It la v, impossible to avert dangers which 1-eb. embassy that the Berlin loreign and here yesterflny aged probably would deliver copies to-dip-; month's leave of ahscnce as request- S3 years. The JJeut.-Colnnel was tor ]0matic l-sprcsrntntivcs in Berlin anil. NEUTRAL SHIPPING ed, with salary, and tliafc the Hoard tiveiity-cne years connected ivitli the .regard that notice as suflicient. 13th Canadian Mounted Rifles arriv mcn cuns there place on record its sincere apprecia- Perth Fusillors. He came to cd in tlic c'itv this morniiiif and will in adtlitiou to tlic prisoners ol wad Lion oi the valuahlu services he has KLratford in iS53, and wag a member recruit today, tonight "and tomorrow encamped in the poultry building. (Continued on page of the staff of tlic aiarcfaantB Bunk. rh CAPTURE TARNOW Boord might some other mcn an. askM lo touinht, at! teachers services first: It. was Jlrial-! the armory lo to in Thm i H, A i stcms to be nn cnd ot enthusiasm! Amsterdam, Fcv. 4, via London.-1 is on liic iaihv.iv Iretwcen Conn e services after April land to. conncctcil wlth the joining c.f the1 Tlic Austro-Hungariin War Press l'rzemvsr and Cracow offer her tlie first vacancy MIES ,.hnra tfin no Bureau lias istucif tin There is nothing in tlie rfi- Galicia, is gion of I'crlhcs- about -10 miics enst ot "In the Argonnc tlipr; NEED Ottawa, Ont., Feb. Formal no- tice was passed by tne government yesterday attcr.ioou. that tbe House be asked to .vote 310.000.tlOO to WARNING A BLUNDER Hlfe'laml, however, sees the chlel blunder in this part ihe comiuunica-; tion: "Also neutral shipping; In the. war zone, are in danger; as, in conse- quence of tlie misuse of neutral flags, ordered by the British government on January 31, and in view of the hazard o[ naval warfare, it cannot alwayst.bo ivoided lhat attacks meant for enemy L ships endanger neutral ships." difficulty in obtaining the required, "Artillery and infantry lighting coll- his anollt population. (lay one attack at, Dagatelle 'which tinucs along the Nida river FHKNCH OFFICIAL look Iron, us about 100 vards Of- Irene-lies. Two counter attacks result- cover war expenditure during the nej. ._; fiscal year. The House adjourned un- j NOT LIKE CIVIL III Mondav. ivhen Ibe debate-on PRECEDENT address will be -commenced. p. r moljnUid sffiiail; ami .there ivil] bu no Bureau has issued the iollowine .....mona. had been cared for. I difficulty in obUInlnB the -required Fou.r number. Lieut. I'age was in charge ot the "araming yosleriiay. The urovi- "Wo evacuated Tarnon (Cialicia) Pans, J.'cb. 5.-T1.3 Pfi-wl, wnal anjsll be done with tne Blonill N c 0 appointments. Major after the Russians the j free this cave, out the iol- od in our not onlv retting back this! KAISER'S FOURTH SON lowing: MHO yards, iret in'gaining additional; HAS BROKEN FOOT German aviators j-es-. ground. Tlic osgss yesterday saw ar- asked The purchase of remounts arid ar- "A decisive battle is fought j Gerai wr. waiiacc. ..itiUery horses procccd.Ed all day, un- in the region of Dukla, where strong! Icrday sho.wcd great activity. tillsry. ald lie open The Kindergarten The kindergarten wai tackled first, after a toug dlscusslonMt was left over. Mr. Hamilton submitted a de- tailed statement ihovUl tnat tlie kin- dergarten had greatly beaefllted the children In their subsequent training. Three ichoola, and 655 In grade! .two to eight, were concerned. Ulythe, the examining veterinary, llr. sni !trench annoyed llerlin, I''eb. Gurmnn .Admiralty Gfficcrg cisserl-'that there is no longer Iroops in posi-janv possibility of doubt that a Brillsl) M. P. Howard is actinji'in the operations around Tarnow! t-ions wen by us to the east of this I haule cruiser wne sunk In the naval ity oi cashier and secretary, and J.i which is reported to have been evacu-j road. Consequently we blew it up t bailie iu the Norlli Sea ou Jauuury McCaie; as riding exaniiner A large number of horses ated havs been in-' time. An official oing on for Eonic.with a mine and installed during which the German cruiser despatch ftoni Vi-I securely in fli? conquered positions.! Blucher went down. The. destruction of .the British bat- tle cruiser, according to these state- Amsterdam, via London, Feb, Prince August Willielm, fourth aon-ot Ki'jiperor Willlnni, is recovering i'rcm a double splintered fracture of the low- er part of the thigh and several brok- en bones in Ilia left foot, tlie Lok-fll Anr.elger states. nature of the fracture was disclosed only recently by an X-ray photo spccled, and some purchased. ,The top enna, January 30, says that at I All the Germans in the trench were price this morning 'reached 5150. most Russiaii-Galician army lo out-! either killed or taken prisoners. Many animals n-crc sulnnitttd but Hank Archduke Ferdinand's -army near I "Our .artillery silenced the batter- o.......... were rejected on account of lack ol Nowa Sayrc and attack Cracow by ics ot the encmv at n point near Ad- e, who ,h.ave "'-1condition, or conformation, jivrty of Tnrnoiv had led to n counler' infer (to Ihs south of nrar tended kindergarten are further ad- pm-chascrs seemed lo lav.or the' olicnsivc by the aichduke aRninst Tar-, Ppzleres (northeast of near tfcoso who have nol. Sum- heavier class of animal. The buying' now which threatened the rearguard llampe, north-west of 1'eronnc, as Bine up, -Mr. Hamilton found that they (Continued 01 I'a.n _ 'EiuxrL _ was done outside Bonncll's barn' on rammunications of the Kussinns .in (well as in the sector of Ilailly (soulli Fourth street, ajid an.'Interested Oallcia and in the Carpathians. ;of ADVISES TO CONCLUDE PEACE London, Feb. Bucharest dls- ments, woa accomplished by a torpedo [patch to tho .Midi Hamfd. from Ihe German torpedo-boat destroy-1 the former Sullan Turkey, consult- V-5, commanded by Lieut, von ed by the Young advised Kicborn. I them to conclude miice., At the same .Admiralty officers express ihe time hu expressed the belief that the belief.that (lie Hrltish battle cruiser Anglo-French Heel, able tc Tiger was sunk. force the Dardanelles. WAR Scandinavia and the United States arc particnlariv iffectfid by this part of the proclamation. Conditions uu- der which the North declared a bloclt- ade on the Southern coasts in the Civ- il war were different from this in es- sential features. The lives of the men. engaged in blockade running were not endangered, save in exceptional circumstances, 'ivhereas Ihe chance of submarines to make a blockade, ei- fective by preventing transit of cargo ana without causing loss of life is lim- ited. SUBMARINES ONLY DO THE WORK The Germans can only render such blockade aa they .propose .by the menace of submarine attacks as plan- ned by Admiral von Tlrpitz. The Daily Chronicle's naval expert lays: (Continued trom ;