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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 9, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta WEA VOLUME Vlll. LETHBKHHJE. ALBERTA, TUESDAY, KEHUUARY 9, 1915 NUMBER.50 Ancient Louis-Phillippe Mortars Employed by the French Opposition Leader Makes it Plain that Session will be Budget to be Brought Down on Thursday Ottawa, l''eb. first Consar- Tative caucus of thc session will hold tomorrow morning, when the Koncral program tor the session will be discussed. The Literals will prob- ably not hold a. caucus imljl after the budget proposals o( the minister of.finance are submitted lo the House on Thursday. Ottawa, Feb. debate on llic -address was concluded' in the com- irionstat 8-30 this evening. As soon vs dhe address was ailoplri, Hon. W. T. White laid on the table llie main e.s- iiraates for the fiscal year commenc- ing April 1. He also announced that it was his intention to deliver tlie budget statement on Thursday it the proposal was agrjcable to the leader uf the opposition. Sir Wilfrid remarked ttmt Thurs- day was private members' He proposed that it Thursday were taken the privats members should be piven li'rriay. To this the government agreed. A. K. Maclean, ol Halifax, thought it'desirable that details ot the expen- ditures which1 the. government made-' in connection with the should' be lorthctfming at an ..house and the' counter IKBJI country, and the whole ot tlieJHty.. has.miif thc call must millions'hid. bean hSve.-beeh d'vin gratifying to the Col- Sir Robert Hordcn said that i[ all Hen of all HIE camps 'the extra, vote of last sessicn had not nori, Darkened to the call, and yet been used, a comprehensive state- thc British population .ol more than ment would shortly be submitted to one camp haa. bccn Dieted Noted Man Dies 7: :eno Washington Will Mak. j Protest Over Lusit; i Act- I ed Within His i Oriole Believed Sunk AB a, aflloff to the German Lrencli mortars for dropping shells at aliort range, Uio l-'i'rncli have Pin-j ployed for the Siune purpose rome old 1'agliloiied mortars which for ;i long tune have :ber-n non.HHU'rud uusoloK.11 and impracticable 23 engines of war. The mortar shown is a cast-iron woauon of n.'ign made i for firing with black powder and spherical homb shell. They have been used with good from Trench irenclies. Bob LeviU, Candidate for Vice- President, Miner's Union Among the .Number SOCCER TEAMS DEPLETED Board of Trade Annual Meeting Called Tonight Owing to the imRXpcclcd rciurn of IJiesidciu ;ilarnoeli yesterday nooii, anil the necessity for his ;ih- from UK; city tomorrow, the annual meeUng cf the Board oi Trade ill he held tonight instead nt to- morrow niphl, as Jinnouuced. The meeting will commence at S o'clock, and not a miniiir, later. There is a largo volume of business to Uimsaet urArr TM ami iL is important that c.cryonis be WAS LA WYtR IN MISSOURI n promptly. Mr. will give an account- trip to Ottawa on behalf of Dlairmorc, Keb. 9. it became known that. Lieut.- Ttivcr'd'i'versTon Col. KeniiulB was calling ior recruits ilic annual'rcpurts Kill he submitted to t'oriii. his-squadron for the 13tli and the officers for the ensuing Sworn in as Member of t Bar by Mr. Justice I Today Cffna'dian Hides, a good many men oi war'the Pass were glutl, lor it gave early. a cimnce to their worth he elected. If you are ,ii making city one of and industry, he IJoard of Trade building in Gardens at tin Gait the house. I Some of the names the men who The .ilODait! oil ;.J.drcs: not ]lave enlisted, liav'e mnrc than pass- disposed. of until seven members oi jng araong tho most popular the house had heard from. In ijcjng, .perhaps, Boh Levitt, who is addition to thc mc.7cr, and the sec-, well kTlolvn to mjning men in the ondcr, and the two leaders there It is recoiltiy speeches tiy Dr. Michael Clarke, .as is popularly called around the W. P. Maclean ami E. N. MacDonald. Pass The choice ol W. Weichel, pi North Waterloo, a German-Canadian, to move thc reply proved to he stiik-j L ine teaturc of tlie debate. He perlorm- I tho cream its talent such ed a delicate taak with eloquence and; knomi mcn as VtiA parker, Tom Premises to Marsh and Sam Paton huving joined have a shot, arid also stop the Case Against Castle Hotel is Dismissed, Atter unotrhcr prolonged session in dent of tlii thi lit election as Vice-Presi- courti yesterday aiternoon, the Union, being barely beat- Chas Hansen, profile M mciri.0 o the Gas He Hotel vrto H. A. Cliim, memlier for Labelle, in tbTpaBS has also lost charged with having sulTcred intoii j. his person Eoconding the address in French ex- pressDd the conviction that it would somc oi tllc mell who followed their impossible for .Canada to do too teld salv- Two. life buoys belonging to the Oriole lla f were picked up near Rye. Her creiv numbered 21 men. Solving Hill Store Robbery with a vengeance. They have been ing thc pace, especially in the where they were oil to a flying start' in -t cloud of dust. Ii LethLridgc will -do this, thc Bank: of will sec the city th thc financial Rfllc. Sir Froderick Moose Jaw, Sask., Feb. 8. Tha Canadian contingent is moving across night. The npws.was received in a private cubic from Frank Ford, sport- S. S. DUNHAM Before members oi thc Iccat har tion "a soldiens condition as to so- represented by S. J. Shepherd, do would but in a small degree repay our debt of .gratitude to tlie Mother Country, Sir Wilfrid Laurier emphasized the practical certainty that the war will be oi long duration. On behalf oi his party he reiterated his former declar- The camp at Hillcrest contributed over 30 to thCiSquadron. while Belle- vue's quota was over nO, with more the hank, the bant Lcssard i wouJd thc rc-st. D1TLINQUEN.T This eminent banker is .'in favor o[ short term bonds for municipalities possession cit stolen property. In their that arc face to. face, large tax was Inund r fur coat which delinquencies. Investors -want to seo has been posiLively identified as onr> their money back within a few years, stolen from I-Iill's store some time and most ol" them are looking Ior Art Less.irrl. and arrestnl tpiluy by Chiet Skelton j and Detective Kane at their residence fith St., L'hargeil with being certain drink which "he had been seen ivas EWOUI in as a member of to Frank is responsible for to absorb ivaa stolen, and not pur- the Alberta bar before Mr. Just.cc chased. .Mr. l-iarns gave an interest- this morning. ing and lengthy summing up, in which; T1'e ceremony took place the pp- tratc Elton tomorrow morning. out ,D anf) Blairmorc has lent 17 hcr mpulation In connection with Zirmore 'one that there would be no npposi- o[ thc mcn has seen service tion to the wat measures of the ROV- j lha American Hag, also ernment. HelBiring to the reports m some flshtmg, he" soing through Uncie connection with thc boots supplied to trouble. A census.of the the Canadjan soldiers, Sir Wilfrid nationalities of the men so far succpedcd in convincing the courL llls client s Inn0ccnce, Said it was highly desirable that the nsted show 90 Old Country. 2 (Continued on I ericans, 15 Canadians. Mr. Justice Ives Presides Over Record Session Supreme Court The district of Ltthbridge had compliment paid to It on Its general freedom from. crime'by the short dura- tion Of the Supremo Court criminal BBBBlon, opened here this morning, with Mr Justice Ives presiding. For Its brevity, the session established record. There were only two charges on thp docket, and these were with- drawn at the initance of the Attorney- General, through his Agent, represent- ed by Mr. Roy Davidson, In the ab- of Dr. Cony bear e, K.C., and the accused "were discharged by his Lord- ihlp. Albert Fliher came before the court (or having at Retlaw sent, or caused Co bo received, a threatening- letter to Samuel Parke, demanding the sum of (175, and falling same Intimating that he would divulge certain matters to the Mounted-Police and to the Land Office. Henry. W. fCromwell of Carmangay WM brought up. for sending .or caus- ing to be received, a letter to Bessie Nellson, threatening to kill her. The -4 Homey-General considered the ac- cused either Insane or bordering on in- A speedy exit oMbe.array of learn- ed counsel, assembling for tlie swear- ing-in of, Mr. Dunham, as a member ber of the local bar. brought the pro- ceedloff to a close, leaving a case to be In chambers. This was an __ application made .by C. F. Harrle for and to sign tbe warrant'of commltt- Ue of W. ol Coal- meut. City Pay Day Tomororw is the regular city pay- day for all employees on monthly sal- ary, it is also the fortnightly pay for of the SupiTJiic Court immediately [ollowing Ilia lations ni "thc local bar tendered its helialf hy S. .1. Shepherd, on the appointment of Mr. Ives to the prcmc Court bench. In his reply His Lordship iT.markeil that lie never ago. They appear before Jlagis- bonds that mature in frdrii three. to i__j._ ,-lVe ycaus_ They have not sought long term" municipals since the Balkan war. this connection, Hon. T. Vr'hite, I Minister ui Kiuancc, with whom May- MANITOBA SESSION OPENS or Harriie sprtit ovr.r ah hour, dis- j acrees. Me is in favot of long term j bonds, so that the issuers v.-ill-havq lime to turn around and Square off liabilities. Winnipeg, .Man., Feb. first regular session of the fourteenth legislature of .Mani- toba 'was opened this afternoon by 'the Thc solution oi tlic delinquent tax: TURKS IN FULL RETREAT London, Feb. 9, a. of- ficial despatch from Cairo states v the Turkish army is in full retreat eastward. There are no enemy forces within twenty miles of the Suez canal, the despatch iayi, except small retiring rear j Lethbridge is Represented in the 13th Band Cardston, Feb. soldier boys are here. Main street is thronged realized this full responsibility of ternary ceremonial. Lieutenant-Governor, problem is apparently left to the city wiih them when they are not on duty. s Cameron, with ens- council itself. All that Mayor Harflie already the town feels the en- i could ganicr M-as good advice, and all city workmen and laborers. The bar so- much as. lie did sinte his ivJcket remains open until C p.m. (CoHtiiincii on Page I livening influence- of their presence. Drilling commenced this morning and already, the hoys, among whom Government to Provide Money for Old Man Survey Promise of Premier Borden--Legal Technicalities Confront the Promoters of the Big Scheme LORDSHIP JUSTICE IVES lurst from the provincial in that .he'local justice of the peace, Mr. Shcith, had no Jurisdiction both to tear the case, ivhlch-lwas pnc of dcser- Jon and failure on-the nart of John- ston to supuort hia ivlie and family, Just what the result Irom the visit of Mayor Hardie, President Marn'och ot the Board ot Trade, and G. W. Pear- eon to Ottawa, is impossible to ascer lain, but one thing Is certain: thc Lethbridge trio took the capital hy storm, and succeeded in making an im presslcji thai ivil'i be remembered. They went east on business, anil they transacted business. They met and interviewed practically every mem- ber of the Cabinet, leaving a decided imprint on Hie mind of each. Iii describing his trip to the Herald morning, Mayor Hardie, ivlio re- .urnetl last evening, expressed Uis.cfln- 'Idence that the Dominion government fully realizes the importance of the Old 'Man river diversion project. Pre- mier Bordeu Is heartily in accord with the scheme, and assured the delega- tion that provision would be made .In is year's estimates for a complete survey of the districts affected, the reports on Lhle survey to be made public. Senator Louglieed, who was present at the meeting, brought un the legal reefs m the way of the plan in R'way that demonstrated that only by Care- ful procedure would they be avoided. There are Provincial and Northwest Territories' nets in regard, to irriga- tion, an, d these will have to be Invest- igated and amended. As to any immediate relief to tbe unemployment question. Premier Bp.r- den brought out figures which went to show tluit the west 'was incomparably better off tliaii the east in tliis regard. Where thore is ii per cent, of tbe pop- ulation out of work in the west, there is 30 per ccnl, Jn thu east. The Dc- minion government is of thc opinion that the provincial governments will need to care for their own unemploy- ed. .Mr. Pearson of Iron Springs made a decided infgression on the members ot the cabinet, by his riescripUcJ) of the conditions a.a they actually exist in tbe west. The matter of coal, was gone into at length, and Mayor Hardie is of the op- inion that revenue is'tbe government's most pressing need at this time, just as it is the most urgent need of every municipality' and commercial enter- prise, The delegation 'waited upon Premier 13orden, Hon. J. Tloche, minister of the Interior; Hon. Robert Rogers, min- ister of Public Works; Hon. Arthur Meighen, Sollcitor-Oqiieral: Hon. .W, T. While, minister of Finance; Hon. T. W. Crothurs, minister of Lnbor; Hon. J, D. minister of Customs; A. Magrath, chairman of tho Wat- erways Commission; E. P. Drake, aup- of Irrigation, and others. AH were synipathetic with the pro- posals, but an account of (lie immen- sity of the thing, were loathe to make promises, for fear thai they would net be supported by the cabinet. The delegation was received also by George Bury, vice-president of the C.P.R., and one ol1 Lethbridge's best friends. Mr. Uury failed to see how the C.P.R. could get aloug, iE the west did not prosper, and promised his. ev- ery support of thc project, even going so far as to promise that he1 "would personally see that future "develop inenta were brought to the notice1 tbe government. It will undoubtedly fali to the lot ol Ihe Lcthbridge Board of Trade to look into the" legal aspects of the scheme, and to surmount auch other difficul- ties as they may appear, for Mr. Mar- noch is an optimist who does not stop at any obstacle, no matter hoiv largo H may appear. The matter Is not go- ing to drop, but will bo fostered and developed until it fa In such shape that tho government cannot refuse to recognize the demands. The attitude of tho ministers to the Lethbridge del- egation indicates (hat they are open to receive further argument, and that they will do what is possible In be- half ,of 'the big Irrigation project, which 'will solve not only the farmer's but the..unemployed man's problem as well....... this was forthcoming in -large quan- tities, free oi charge.. ____o In Toronto, the mayor visited the are many veterans of the Boer _ following bond houses: Lindsay and arfl showing .to good .advantage in their matching drills. Bunks have been-built in the Ca- hoon hotel and the Central jwhile thc mess room is located in the 'Spencer Block. Major Brown has secured pertufs- sion to have a band organized and -already this has been effected. Among" t-he names of the organization noticed several former L-ethbridge ci- tizens L. M.' Brown, bandmaster A. T. Henson, assistant bandmaster; W S 'Bcrryessa, Jos. Coutts, A.; Jensen, A. Shcnield, John Arnitt, Gerald Gaboon, Roht. E. Woodward, 1'rcston Young, Charles Jartnan, Jos. Male, Wm. Robinson. Samuel Clifton. company, Wood-Ciundy and company; the W. A. MacKcnzie company, and the Dominion Securities corporation.; President iMarnoch returned last ev- ing also, and will make his. report of (lie trip to the annual meeting of the Hoard Trade tonight: Mr. Pearson is returning' via Tor- onto, where he will visifhis father, whom he has not seen' for. 30 years. SOUTH ALBE'RTA'S PATRIOTIC FUND Ottawa, Oct., Feb. ad- ditional contributions to the Canadian Patriotic Fund received, 'by the Min- ister of Finance include a' donation of Several new recruits ace expected from the southern .AlberU on tonight's train from branches, this being1 the January col-1 These will complete the full snuadrpni lections. 'of 168 men. Enormous German Losses Shown by Prussians Alone Copenhagen, FeB. Prussian casualty Ilita have been published, making 142 in all. The latest rolls, giving the names of officers and men killed, wounded or missing, the total of Prussian losses published 5, In addition, there are 146 Bav- arian, 103 Saxon and-108 Wurlem- berg and 17 navy littr'the'ncweit Cermsn lists iflll with casualties suffered at Ypres dur- ing September, and even In fight- Ing at Liege in August. Heavy losses at