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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 7, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME IX. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 15)10 Number 48 1 J WILSON'S SCHEME 20th. Man, Injured in Zepp Raid, is Home /JiniililiHl lliroiisli injuries lo liis luniiing (�aiisod by tli; | lure of which is a continental army and national ijuard .s!renKl I e.ied and of v(dun1eer eiti/cn soldiers, trained dcvrloned inider federal su|iervisioii. two months annually for three year.s.' Of .'iS.") nieniber.s in Die Iloi:se in The poll of opininris of the liicmbers WashinRlon today only 21 (;c.:;lare(l of the liy the Chicagi) Trihime Iliein.sclves in favor of the I'rosiilenl's eorrespondcnt indicates that the con- eonlineiilal army plan. Of these, ciglu linental nrnu" scheme will be snosvcd were republicans and Hi democrats. The nrat IntimaliDU In.' liad ot the raid was the liurJtlnK of a bomb in thr: liorse ilniis. He was stunned and rendered iiractieally deal' by the concussion, so that 111' did not liear the bursting of six otiicr lionilis dropped imniodlutely afti'rward.". Signaller Horn, who was also on Kuard, was bit in the. ri.i?liL eye and will lose the slKlil ol' the eye, wliib> Lome Brown, another guard, was hit on the fore-liesid. "We never lieanl ilic least .sound until tho bomb dropjied," said Pte. Lush. "I was about feet away from where the explosion occurred, but it was close eiiouuli for me. An- j other boinb dropned on and destroyed | the guard tent, but lucidly. Hobby \ Davis, of bethbridge, who bad been in tlie tent ten minul'ts previously, had gone lo lieadciuariers to report. We luive been visited hy Zeijpelins since and are always oil the lookout for (COXTI.NMJKiU O.N B.\CK I'AGK) KITCHENER MAY LEAVE WAR OFFICE London, Feb. 7.-Chanqes of great importance in tho direction of the war are contemplated, s.nys the Daily Sketch. It asserts Earl Kitchener probably will leave the war office. New Quarters Now Ready in Museum for Commons Otlawa, l'"eb. 7.-l!y working night nnd day the staff of the public works department, acting largely under the personal supervision of Hon. Robert ilogers. have almost coiiipleted transforming the interior idans of the \a-tioiial Museum, where the House of '.,'omnioHS will resume ils regular deliberations at -i o'clock this afternoon. Tlic large airy rooms in which the minerals and other exhibits were arranged have been turned to good advantage. They have been divided by t)artitions into similar rooms for use of members, oflicials and Hansard reporters, and a large room has been provided for use of the members of tho parliamentary, press gallery. .Ministers of the croCT'n will occupy the rooms formerly iised by the chief odlciuls of tlie-geological survey, who ire llnding quarters ohsowbere. ES Tho house will continue to meet in Uio auditorium of the museum, while another room of about equal size is being tilted up for the senate, which resumes Its sessions Tuesday. The ' now parliament house is Inconveniently located, a tulle awny from other government olTlccs and tht downtown .section, and will only he .u.sed for the pveseiit session. ]t is probable a lem-Iiorary legislative hall will bo built on Susse."; street, neat- the Chateau Laurier. before the next session, and that it will be used until a safer and tuore modern .uailiainent ilsos from tUo blackened ruins on parliament bill. The lmpre."iBlon still prevails that what has happened will have a tendency to considerably shorten tho ses.slon. Today is ijrivate members' day and will be given over to iiues-tious and resolutions in -which members of the house were interested. APPOINT THE COMMISSION ON BIG FIRE Ottawa, Feb. 7.-R. A. Pringle K.C. and Judge McTavish have been appointed the commission to investigate the burninq of the Dominion parliament buddings. ? ? : : ? : ? ; :- JARDINE FACTORY DESTROYED Keinie, l''ch. ,7.-(Special to the 1 Israld).-ActitiR ifayof tiraliani, act-iu.i;- ill accordance with requests from citi/.ena of Vei'iiic, C'ranbvouk and I'ohiinbia ridings of l''ast Koolcnay, called a meeline; for last nislit in lite city liall, at which delegates from Cvaubrook, I'Mko, Crolden, Windemei'e, Michel,. Natal anil Feriiic were present, making of lite meeting ^ most representative one, the ob.\cct beint; 10 ask the Minister of .Militia to au-thori-/.e the immediate mobili'/atiou ol the 107Ui regiment for overseas ser-vi(!e. Mv. Barnes slated thai to his personal kuowledge, three difiercnl requests had been i'uadn to the proper authorities tor this privilege, but ao recognition of them had been rccpiv-ef|, II. (i. Ix-ckharl, of .Michel, fully enilorsed what Mr. Uarncs luid saiti, and ;;tatcil that the people of Natal and Michel feci that they have a grievance, because of oiru-ial iieKU'ct of recoRnilion of the district, ami further that there were many more recnilts awaiting to .join an overseas unit, but preferred lo unite themselves Willi the 1117111, as it was a local organization, V>'. Kerr, ii dolegule from l''lko, Blated that any resolution that the meeting .saw lit to adopt tor the puv-'pose of urging the mobilization of the lU7tl) would reocive the unanimous giijiporl of the people of ir.lko. Kherwooil Ilerclimct, of l??? > '> .t.Ui- j.^^. p^ j,, the Crows Nesi wan boimdary. ^VhIlp the weather is p^ss, while it is .state-;l I hat, at on'hiuraBklnB'ror eompenBatloii for I'"orterating to some extent, over Iwo Urutnhellcr several miiie switches are icense liolders in tho event of the ; inches oi .snow lei! (luring the fore- completely blocked. 'I^hcso two dilhcul- .J. L. Fiulayson, a coal merchant o� Magrath, writes the Irlerald to the encct that the coal situation in that district is far from being relieved as yet. He states that the situation ia really gtttin- more serious. He liad; expected - car oi coal to arrive the other day, and there were twenty^ teams awaiting the arrival of tho cat to haul the coal awav. Some fannors. catne long distances to get the coali-; whicli, for some reason, did not arrive, and the wagons had to go away,' empty. lie says "that few cars oC coal -are urgently' needed in his rtis-i trict. Some coal' is being hauled trom: the mines but not nearly sufficient to till the demand. Need More Money For This Fund bv the city receives $1'3U8 in payment of the flat rale of .1:13 per it.p. per of the disputed accnunt. It wiis esti- annum, tor tho reason that, he felt if maUnl that the bill, had tho meter his hill had been properly rcncofeil been nro"erly installed, would have on duo date he would have seen that been clo.sii to S3000, hut settlement the meter laie was not suitable to lirohlbltlon bill passing. LIBERAL DIES Loiidon, li'eb. 5.-UusseJl Itea, sliiti-owner, merchant and Liboral member was made on a flnt rate basis. ' him, and he would have " appHtMl for �l w^^bZ^uf ulT The following resolution moved hy the ;;1.'-. per h.].. ) ec annum rate, he- ^^as bout in 1841.. C^oinmlssioner. Freeman, settled the' fore the iirovincial etiaelment prohi-iiuittcr ; 'biting hotuisiiig came into etliect, MAKKEi'S noon, iiiid a liifili wiml now would put- tiis lo.gcther with the inability ofi railway irallic in a precarious condi- Hid raihva.vs to keep coal trains raov- tion. O'.H. advices from tho Crows ing up to speed'in the cold weather, -Nest I'ass is that the snow there is lias marie the coal situation on the oven hfavier than here, and is accom- prairies nrecarious, The rnihvay com- paniod hy a" high wind, so that the, mission has ordered that coal The fund for the relief of needy soldiers' families continues to grow although not so fast as the need requires. To date something over $300 has been received,, but J Commisaionor Grace, who has charfle of the fund, states that' many hundred more must be u'8edii| to assure the care of tlte needy, families until the bread winners 00 into barracks at Henderson* park. Two donations received this": morning were fromi the Lethbrldge'/s Curling Club ?25 and W. A. Bii-'? chanan, M. P., $15. ' �'' ' GERMAN DESERTERS SURRI DERING IN WEST AFRlC#f X.ondon, Feb, ,1,--A Britlsli omoif take communication Issued tonight aayaji snow ploughs ai'o being kept going all precedence over all other freight on; "General Dobell telegrflphing'fro: the time to keep the tracks clear. western systems. This rule, however,' West Africa, says that 85 raoi'Q aril The weather reports for the day has been followed for sotne weeks on ed deserters from the romnnut.oj^itlj^ sho^y Saskiitchowan and Manitoba in the Lethbridge division ot the O.F.Ii, I Gorman forces had surrendered to;-t^^ French at the .end or Januarys'ftud WORKS DESTROYED, the eiilistinont rif a'tull battalion short ordef, and asking anil 'PVoinpl vocogiiitlon ou behalf 12mplfo, ;alion in souablo grounds on i, rate h^sls from the Hat, rate basis, viz.; on the btisis tvri-'a'ri-'T.T"w- exprcting which actual copKumptjoi) of pleutiic- of (id h.p. at S15 per h.p. per aiioiim. ' � VV-lli/i 1 .lllliK f oi the itv could be conjputodi  ai)il,' ' whicli nttcr allowing tor .i;307 liatd pii Hiflh...................... 1 ' , Wherofts, this-Meter.twd Ijoen in .ser- accoiant- i:a�dorcd, mnotmts to "$;a()8. U'ow v..... ............-10 -AuBtrlaii; nrnia Eac 'ks at Pllsen, Uoha- katchewan 'would hu-tlui worst vet. mla, has been partly destr(>ycsil as the Not only are tho  mines unable to result ot an oxploaion, .aiicorcltng tp a turn out'an ndPHuale-supply to meet dispatch from Buchajosl.'Bu'muuUi, 10 the daily'4cmaiidi?V-hut the railways . the Mesuagoro. -\-''- . ' that /more are expected, �StrpD li'roneii cohimuB are moving soutli ,t tho Spanish Crqntler ot .NewiiGiiJy One of these coKunnBla': already tho loft bank of tho Nteo' rlvi; cohiirin frour Oarapo, it Is � 'rtsp'" lias already reached ^ Ngoa,001 (Voin the coast." " <- ^ . '^-.^ 1 0933 C32?D ;