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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 5, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta .VOLUME lK, MONDAY, I'KimUAUY 5, 191? NUMBKH 47 lj S. IS ALL PREFA s Deal is Vetoed by Utilities Board ;it Kilniou- Uih Rctuscs I'cmiissiou 'For Nciiessai'y Dcbcn- for vhc Deal. T1IE CITY IT REEVE WALKER 'M 01. Forty-Mile HuraV llcove Walker has Forty-Milo municipal council 'for four and has liccn '-reeve years. CUy official clrclca loilhy are Board ot Public Utilities lurriiii's down the city's application for "approval of Ihc bylaw lu rafsp'fJBlftqo'for hie jiurchase ami equipping coal mine. A ip.Ucr-from tlic secretary otrlhc board, Informing tjie eltjf.af llio ccUoii (aken, was received on Saliirday.nflernoou. Mayor-Hardlft-is greatly 'dUaallsflcil wltli life hcUofroj: ,tho board. ''Their judgment1 In', the matter; lie said ccuiicir. meclliig inayor rlRlma ibat their 'logic-.was-vvrrojic. Tlic board lurnciV .the 'application bqcauso ut "tlie poor" financial coiidltiori of (lie rTkiS.. mayor that Die jinlne la designed to help .Burden, nnrt ot tills Uoqk- .Ilic lirfi'rd.f allow. of; rublie ,y Cp'nimUsLoiiersI lj as _had under i "of uiM 11 Atiieflcan, Ships Sail; P 09 i I fi Are'ManwPdssenoers York; American Line received a cablegram iiiiiiy Unilcd Stales 'citizens. Slic is expected here Sunday next. ST. LOUIS WILL SAIt Xcw toi'k- Oflicials of Ihc Inlonr.ilionhl Mercantile ollicinlly announced Uiis inonijng thai Ihc American JMilll'l'S Will Get ISOJHIS .steamer St. Louis wcmld sail nl noon Tuesday. Tf mi r PHILADELPHIA AliUfVES 11.111CJ' UO LtilCK. New Yoi'li, Fob. The American Line steamship Pliila- duljil'iia aiTiypfl'iit Livcrjjool nl niglit, Yi'm-i in.5! lo received here today. .The steamer Finlnnil IA 1 U.-iiiJfa grille AmiSriKin line, arrived ;il Liverpool at S o'clock MOJI day DUTCH STEAMER SUNK Lpniloii; Tlic Diilcli sIcniiitT Gaiiinia, 21QG tonf iiross, is riinoricd sunk. ;r THE ADRIATIC SAILS York, Feb. The big British passenger HncrVulriiUi' Amonj; her passengers was one Unilcd Slalc5.ciliy.cn. The .Spreads Pre vent Hun Soldiers From. llie "Grace" Coal1 fltul'lnEUTlfmE cciuIpniciiL-Uicrc- (n, bylaV. inlo; ihe merits ;or demerits'qt'.llifToljJecls act-out In the liylaw, the jibHrtl-lias. taken .into its careful Ilic general financial -Vstaleinent of. Ihc cHy; the amount In relation to area, the largo amount-- of taxes' iiow In arrcar, tlic "fact that lUtio.iRqrq Uiau'lialC oC'.ilic taxes for Ihc last "year have hceii col- lecttfl' and. total" rate levied, last year.liy'the. city.- Wheii all these mailers are considered, It docs appear With the Brlli'sXtwlii Correspondent ot "Associated; Only. ot the break "ot Ger- many; TVQS .contained vlrcless i neiva to Bri- tish armies today, Tlio coal Elrlb-Q Is acltlcd. Settlement reached on SflLur- tvealnfr between the various jiart-' ,-i-j T les, tlirousli ilio inlcrvenlfoii of ;lor l.HCI Crolliprs, tniniElcr ot labor- By llic torns of the mfn.erfi'reccii'c a Iionus of irech- each, dating from November ifilh, 1316, nn-1 running lill the 'end of Ilic iiresent. nereemcnt, llarcli The bonus is not lo He met mine oncnitors but by pora'inion ,undertaken lo indemnify tilt operators for every .dol; lar of bonuB thus paid. Tbo bonus Is io go io every mfncr regardless .of (lie ]ic'n'orks. The man jvJio Ins worked lialC time ivlll get his V011' us as surely AS will tlic miner who has worked full time. The same least "that read Die settlement [ate in" Die nricrnpDo, H-.will lie'ftn- olhcr daj- heforo Ihe Hi II import s ijercplates through army organization and its ts iioLcd. Officers vi'lio, beard ,'llier nouuceniont late today were eager, far details. President Wilson's, II can be definitely slated; did not "come -'ncvertheioss 'llic'ro arid Men Under Are. Wafched- Feb. 5. Nearly Lwo "Ihbusan'd ohiccra'aiui men, rcninants of tlio .crewe of raerchanl wcrq laid jm here at Iho beglnnlns- of tho war, 'arc virtually fTirison'c'fa.foday, 'on ves- -autnoritles explained thai :tlie .Gurmaii: seamen were "noL request- ed" lo remain.on' tliclr Mcm- uers "of .tho'- who rc- turned- from .shore loavo. last aigJit and today -werp noliflcJ If-lhcy would havo to rc- main ICollcclor. Malonc, of Uic jiort.of ,NoV. It known that slaUoncd lo pre- vent "'German Eailors Irom violating Immleratlon daws; hy dcscrtingxlhelr aelioro wHhoiil passing Jho customary immigrant's in- 'specUon." Sir, Maloiie denied lhat the govern rncnt contemplated- seizing German I "1" was a feeling or reliet th'at ended aiic? iliat'.thejyiilled Stales was morally, if rnngcd l Germany. _OfTiCDra excha'nging messages over armj- telephone helped lo spread IhQ'jieivs.'- believes" that oilier, neulTala. low Unituil Slates' niauy soon will "fiiid.. hers'clt'' literally opposed to the entire, world 'pu'lsidc of her nllles, British office ra'beHofc' Ihe ncTVs'.oC the breach with' UuitetT Sltites have a deleterious 'effect on .Gc'rniuri morale and that effqrisr' be mailc by. Berlin to prevDhVU reaching. Lho fighting units. The" held that Untied States', action neces- sarily 'hasten Hie end oC'tKn lic'dfniculliea faclne TJaltcil in the event oE her actually the, wrir. nrc 'tully, recognized.; It'tlio I United .Slates jotna'tho -ranks ;'ovf, thj JclJigerc'jts it not einecleH United SlnLps -irodps couUl-'posslbly bo scnL-lb Europa before 'the' end 'of lie vrar, whkh ia to conic this year. '.V- Tho psychologic effect p[ Gc'rmany .The miners vrill j-cCerenjum oii-Thurediy to consider .whether they will accept Irici-eff-cers Ijavo given Mr. Croilicis Urins Will the sottlcmenl'result ln_a raise in (he oi'coai? This waa ashefl ft .local-operator by. Lhc Herald. lie the onerp-loTS had noL considered lhe'question, bill would do so on Fri- day of this week wlicn hold their anctial hipc-ling. No increase in prlqo Is so far asvtlic oiseralofs arc concerned, for they liave the pro mise'ot the Domliuon goTernoienl that (hey- will'.La ev- ery cent of bonus caul-out. Killed in Smash oh R, Near Saskatoon THE DEAD Harry '-.Qverbury, conductor on rnarrlcd, 441 4th Ave. Norlb, KarryAtklnscrn, fireman on tho s'nowpJoyv train; Eingle, 1134 Avc. 'O Sisskatoon, J'Djih bra keman on snow L ox-PAGE G) Rabtrt G. conductor In chVrbs 'b'f" ino'w .'tram, .Saskatoon, "cuts p'n face-and bruises on shocki >i Oav.ld-. Edwards, ,Sas- hatoojij, burns on-hand and legs. Robert J. Caskey, brake'man on 516 Avenue Saska- to pny.lace rated face, head cut and bcdy -bruises. R. Rady, brakeman on the internal injuries, cuts -and; bruises. Gray, engineer on "the Irafii, Internal Injuries and V being cut oft" .from her _last ulg'rrlenil umong the' nations is" Ihe -riHhcIpal consideration of -the' Ilritish inllltarj' ODEcrveis, who convinced Vdiat llns effect bo very great, v While there 19 no-lhought that '-President Wilson's action hi ''ntiy'-tni- mctlKitc military, assistanco, (be ?icws from iTii'aliiDston (n Drlllsli "trcncbea ris liie tidings th'dt bavo reached "Ihc "fighting line in a. long lime. Berlin, Feb. 4, via London, Fc'b'j As-.oclaLcd learns 'authoritatively lhat Gtrmar.y will -IJrojJ'JBe lo Ambassador Gerard a special.rc-ratiflcation of the Prub- slnn-United .States treaties "of 1779 arid 1823rj allowing nationals- in case of war, nine "months In which to settle their affairs [cave the hostile countries. .This step would positively .insure iied" Stales citizens in Gtrmahy; .__and Cernians in thCj United Slate's Cacairist ir.tcr'nrnent if hostilities'v tiroke out and would prevent thV, "precipitate exodus country such 'general Europe when tlic began. Saskatoon, arc U. S, Makes AIL Preparations For Wai- With Ger-i' Crews Are Brazil Will Support. AVILT, GKEATtY SHORTEST THE Washington, Fell. fervently hoping for peace, but; hiking every possible step to prepare the 'country for war, if it must come, President Vfilso'ri'.today appealed to congress lo dis- pose quickly of al! routine business, appropriation bills and ing legislation, and clear ils'decks for action to meet any evenl-i liality. The president wants rcoiigress ready (o .act if it becomes! iicccssnry for him'to address arid ask for nullioriiy lo use all the resources of ihe United Slates, lo protect United Slates ships and-lives on their' peaceful and lawful errands on the high _ The safe arrival of .American ships iri English "harhbrs, rcii ported today, brought rclicl' Officials slill hoped Gci- suit ot a wreck which look" Waco not violalc liei; pledges tlie Unilcd despite ,heC. N..R.six miles Boutb of the flly'llCl' illVCflt. T at s.30 o'cioct: Sunday night. Rusiiing All ojlicials realized Ihc situation had resolved itself into .brough the darkness In an effort I o up lost i passenger' 'iiiu No. 5. bound from Uegina Lo Sas- italoou, .erashctl info the rear cud of Ilia 'snow plow train, wliic'tL was on Uic tracks .The onruslilng en- giTic .plowed Us rear of Ihc' ears in t ;iyl5leil'licap Into ditch. aiul o[ iVo 5 escaped uninjured, they ivere severely shaken 'up. Down a embankment the work train throw ii'. TUc cfliido: broke into (lames. .Screams ami groa; o! (ho Injured couldJjeJieard those who scrambled from tlie passenger train, -j Men.1 were burictl under "ihe 'ami IVad.to .Lc cilrrcatcd. Some were, .gotten out before Iho Stis- one of icrisc wniling They realized Lhnt Ilic hopcd-iigainst overl-sjcl ninyjcome sopu or he-long nrc of inolion lo ihcel it, tjucslion of iUe.it WILSON; .Wasliiii'gloii, Fob; AVilson had no engagements >so schwlulcd for IIio but pliinncd eniiro linic to Gcriiinii siiunlioii: 'A-: HERNSTORFFiGETTING OUT I'.Fclj. ore being made for i ircHcI party others jWerc.theu removed from the wreck- Iaye, wliilo still others were Icit under (he piled-lip cars Cor luro hours from the lime accident.' Via Feb. Peaceful continuance of- German- the de- -1 v parture ;of the respective embas: (slco .at .Washington and Berlin, in the Endicalsd .by President In his address to congress, .'-_appears'la be very judging sorne of .the lilghesV Hutbenlicity, gathered by Asicclaled Press. "v United iiccoziipn'ny Cnuiit lief risiorir'niiil tlic German cmhassy "staff n. out nt' Ihc country. The arl ly, d three hundred Many Diji Through'Lack of Fuel In llelow-Zb Great POTATOES BURNED HouUch, Mo.. Jan, Llioiisaiid ban'els or. pol ing sliipmcnt in a rallroail storcticxuse uear here, were destroyed by -lirp INEO 'T 2 I J today. The owners loss .nt.JJOG.000. cs It ma led ;thc DETROIT JOURNAL SOLD i -Dclroll, Jan. sale of Tho Detroit Journal, iitlernoon noyvs- nnnqunicd lodajl1 Tlic jictr" owners aro-N. C. and II. S. Toledo, afta 0. C, Vcrnam Br.rt Feul Block of'XcV York. Tho pur'rbaso prico pllbliC.- T noL mad FOE-TEACHERS FALL IlcrlUi, Jnri: SO-Tr-The Prussian Mh- 'laleVot tduYAtlon lias announced nl a meeting- Committee Ih.iL as Cost tif Her Sub: Oscar King Borllii, York, Gcr- arms In pfdciM nncl; jrifalc lllo In ITTD Oays, cbnyjnea.rao lhat the. qucsllon .whc'lhcr. SinJDs and wnr novfja wholly wilti theO'r.llcif Slates lo ansTrcr.' Germany Is'cvldcnUy tie- Ltrtoincci to CO ahcart vritli her announced profaatti jfcgardlesa b( tho action of the Cnllcrt )l would bo incorrect to'describe .Oer- many's" nlllhirlc ag.', for p there ?j mucti- vcallir school leajhcra have fallen rturingiscenis be baacrtr.urtbn ,Iho war and .thai their, nlaccs liavolcoiuirleratlonr. c'sU bm.n taken .by. s mates ot (ho possible from United Elates entrance Into tlic war. It cannot tc too slat- oJ (I'af Germnny's proclaim an submarine blortailevas riidieil only aflcr-vilc: llberato consideration of nol F.'ovious'. cvcnl.s, but also of. Berlin, via London, Feb. cl- most uiiprecpctentcd .cold wreallier wliich haa, prevailed for a fartnigN.1, causing' 'Ereat': sufferiug and Eomo deaths. In all parts of Germfltiy, was intensified .today. Trio tpmtioriturc liuiiff jiist nbout'.the zero mark in Ber- lin, anil fell far below it in other places, notahly- In west .Prussia and in llhinelr.nrl district, where records for a century Vert? shattered, i The m.ijorily-of canals and most'of tlie rivers.tul over .Germany are frozen greatly. movement of coal. JIany ofMcc.buildings In Ber- lin arc'gradually Tunning out of coal, closed all rooms not The military authorities, in an effort from loaned boll, .soldiers and 6f Herbert, in Mruonton, on liorsca.to liclp the shorlagc arc EO scarce.that one Berlin ill will Spain. HUN BOATS DAMAGED, jManilu, Feb. aided by navy liav'c iliscovci-cd Hint eyerj- pnc7pniic-17 anchored licrc liavc hccn extensively WILL :SHOi3LTEN THE WAR London, Feb. Unilcd Slates comes inlq this she..will.cut (Sown ils duration'..by sitcl Admiral ford, in reply a concspondcnt n totwhal hej Ihnught llici uniiccl Slatcs.iiJtyy niight do in tlie of Ihol Unilcd Stales hccqniiiig'embi'oilccl Avilli Germany. SPAIN T.p ACT FOR U. S. _ k Berlin, via undcrsloort (hat Spain issume pi-olcclion or.ifnUccl Sliilesjnleresls in Germany. Xi; Colon, Voin oilier1 Ilic canal be sent to New York on Ilic Um'lcd Slales Inuisport Kilp'alriek, sails today. WIRELESS Jlaiiic, 'Fob. Commercinl -wireless pla.._. b'y'a" Geniiiin necrjnq, a biibiub of laken over by Uniicd SliileS ajilboitties Sunday night. p- SEIZE. 17 GERMAN; SHIPS Manila, at 0 o'clock in.q seized 17 German Vessels anchored in Manila Bay. All Gorman were rcninvcfl. guards v ere left on the' vessels. Boats were: sent -to Ihc Oermari were 'TJiiiled Slales crews tookioJT llje wenr lii'mleiHn Ilic business districl, O.P.H. (6r Stlnday-Bt the age of-5S'years, a a from''brlghrs disc! TU6.. ilec'eised .was one'of the'best known'railway-men in.Uic-wcst. lie I lo Eire un Ms work early laSt year because o[ ill hcallh and' nl- ho went to California, for a 3 never recovered. newspaper requisitioned four lo -haul s. supply In Its offices. MARKETS heat Tlie decision was (rack wllh Iho'full tnowledso thai It certainly renew tho strain on the Ger-1 Local track oat's man-United Staiea relations, with May oati I grave llabUitr, if not nn cxircme Mke- May 15394 17314 llhooil, of iKissHilo oulrohic. 11 Is cridenl tnat has discounted war wllli UnltcJ Slates. Officials ariparenili- believe chat ihe vigorous aclron ivill force peace beforo Inc. year V J WEATHER Low' Forecast: Fair and mild. Ford Offers His Plaint to U. S.: Govt. Washinalon, Henry Ford, rnarujractutcr.smd pacificist, announced here today >hat in the war, hirvrounl-piaa factory at the disposal of the gov- ernment .and operate without "profit. almost, descried at Sijiintls or United Slales p'olice officers itiel Ihc Gcrinaiis. y-TJicimii'ini-ipal authorities will care' for llie.-Geriiuiiis, resources Others will go free. Unilcd Slalcs police guarding the Gcin.an con- sulale.' V -.fVi CUSTOMS .COLLjipTOR FOUND BOMB Collector iM.ilone at reported.In Ilic today Ibat hti bad found a. under tlic slqjs of OiisOioiiic. -ATTITUDE- V lo admit AIIS-- (rin's fonnal annoimcciiienl of .lier adhesion to Germany's dccln- ration of wircstrictcr.1 suljiiiariiic- jrarfnrc'lias been received _olli- daily, there is reason foKljclicviijR it is'now before Ilic gourn- mcnt and that appropriate aclioh: is lieii'g considered EXPLOSION IN YOKOHAMA i'. Tokio. Feb. 3- 'An esfilosioi of chemicals In a slorc-hQusc at .Yokohama on Friday rcsul'.srt IQ 100 casualties. i v Stockholm, Feb.- Sivettcn deaiahJs an jarealigatlon o[ the. siukiiife of'the Swedish steam. ship "Edda1: by a German sub-' .'marine, LAMBTON'S PATRIOTISM'- 3an; The County Council of .Uimblon .voted. per month to tno Patriotic Fund for; Ihe current year. ;