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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 9, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta All the.. Horrors of Lusitariiu Tragedy Were Repeated .Sank iii Seven Minutes VIVID: DESCRIPTION .-'OF1 LATEST TRAGEDY Explpsidh terrific, Killing Sev- eralo'n Crew Says o since Ilic ter- rible :dlsasler 16, the Luallanla were Guch-Ecoiioii. a dlsiin tijed the ot me 'stpamcf California graphically "ns were-witnessed survivors Jiagscrieers aiid'crcvv of the loriJeJoer Anc-lior'-llticr Calirornla, lafidet last JtJglii..'.. EMbercrJ anil checrcil.-lhc suvyivors as they descend od earrlctl'doTrh tlic gangway of the fesculnK ilolpr cnrs nmbularicfcs. and' other vehicles Were In reidincss tho victims' o llie latest outrage to hos and a strong feeling at wns cylUonced us tlie ,..'J.-.' Local Office in Flying Corps in' (lie No'rlli Soa, and he is life ll ..'sprvico man toi )qJn' Wftllocc ivellt for'Jils course in Ilic ZOlli. IH -course and sciuirediliia pilot's ccrtlli eatc In less time cru in the rTiainely, tiirec weeks', At end of. dilooer To in I'ew Days liv ial Train Wilh All Oilier Officials WASHINGTON HAS- YET NO INFORMATION Ask British Commons to Biggest War Loan Rlnht Hon. Bonar the Times saysj VJllI ask the HeL'se on for this Is the largest nmourit asked at" a Glnyle sitting by any statesman In Britain's financial 'history.. No Jess lhan are needed to carry on the war illl1 March 31, the 'p'nd of the fiscal year, the Times says, We therefore, are spending now En five or six weeks as much as we spent In the year Immediately brfore ihs The second vole of -1, 3 VJJ i-WQ.tXXV is 'needed lo give a good, beginning in Ihe next financial, year." Tlils'brlngs Ihs total to the Times' tabulation to DQO.OOQ, an average in 1514-15 of per day. This rjrciv to per day In 131E-15 and nearer than per .day' in the irilcldlfi of 1516-17, 1- Rut 'Ctrnftbt Relieve. That Oul: rageous Act Comniilted of Holding Anibnssador London, Feb. i he extra- ordinary slatcmcnl that Ger- mai (s detaining Jas. W. Slates ainbae- PLAN INAUGURATION Wasliluglun, Feb. an- nouncement was mado today.that in sjiltc of tho foreign situation the nub- ile iniiuguration corcmonlciij 5, iv 1H lie held as planned. It was slnt- cd lltal It will bo mado ImprpsRlvc ''In order to tiflord an opportunity for ti porfccdy spontaneous exhibition of llic [latriotic feeling of the 'rovidence Journal Iievcal8-Ac4 (ivilies in Sending Hun OJIiccrs lo 'ress.tcUay rnnftca the To'lan-iiie an- Sliiiiplng circles- stil) lacked. ner.'s thisV_an_enicon of of'th.6 5ritisli sador, Is still without ofnci.il con- liners' JJfiH'c arid.-.Sanonla, now due flrmation, Startling, ho'.vsvcr, as to 'have -readied -UriliEh ports from New York. Officials of the While !Slar and'ifte Gui'iard line paid, how- ever, they..believed they would have tieeii advised -if''.tho liters had met wltlra inisJKLp'and pointed lo Ihc fact tiifi .'censor has'been iu's ronoJls on the movc- tlie Tlic voyage for fwinicr was clear" with n but die sen; wascalrii Hi o.'ctoek'hi the morning on struck The ship "sltpbk1 frb.ni end io end, am1, 'standing 'on- the poop .was knocked ot water ivns deluging on fleck. Tlie captain ordered tho Tioals lowered v away.-. no jjantc, cupers behaving'splendidly. The men first' the., HfelipatB, and McCaUuiii number 'of'boats TVnG m excess.of'requirements. "McCsilluirl dld'-nol sec either the -fiub or torpedo their boat to KaVtloom.- 'bill some of Ihc.-crew rissertythat'ilicrp, ji'ere .two subs, one cw'ioSch 'the; (Jiai 'espnpe from' them Im gol stamped. 1ml Callum' 'cbmd- iiot say whol-Itannenetl to Tvcrcjii U.' "The captain, with 'aulcndiri on.llic bridge until Vtli'ii foundered. Officers tlie slnVlnc vessel anil saw rinrt Hicn they had io -to saVo Ihemsclvcg be carried down by the lion 'pf.'tlie huge hulli "The ship went down alcrn first 'McCalliirn-. Eoi'iiiio a noat which had .uteen Gwam'ned'-and subsequently vrai taken', boat" which also-picked up "NOi.wnrnlng ot .any fclnd was given. The .Califofn5a-'only remained afloat '-minutes. McCnllum Is ronflilenl ten. 'They were In iticv.bpaU scarcely an hour when response to 'S. O. E.1 -wlVcica? messages. The crew and Jo'sL everything they had, 'when they Innd- cd some of Hie crow had .ihirls on and -.were.Vithoul boots or hats. VMcCallum hclfGvctl 32 saved and r.boiil 2C- 16sl. all tiersons-'are" "missing. Aiiions them lire; Chief Smith, Third Offi- cer'Simpson ami Engineer "Alfred Knot, solicitor; formerly 'pracUchif wa? .1 cabin join .the California. Ho IN as wllh An- dcrsbn, 'bf-'D'inflec, when the .explo- bccurrcdj'T; They were. almosL Ihc and at "oncb-con- th'o steamer cither hart struck .a'mine or ha'd Jicen torpedoed. Tho for an Inslnnt'vlr- tually lifted Ihc water, but down al the BlqrnV oxcilcmcnl Biiione Ibc women passergcrs, nnd he "noticed O'DonncIl, who nr> Uio, companlonwny, had BtrcarnlnE-vfroiii her face. Her ami Vas Tfitli her. "Catitairt Henderson lisd taken the precaution (o assign all jMssenpcrg to EFFBH1 such a violation of line Immunities accorded to his rank by Immemor- ial usage of civilized states would give, Ihe reports cannot -be dls- mkre'd. They are confirmed frorn Copenhagen." This paragraph" Is the opening of ah editorial In -the Lorirton TfmsE, which continues. "Wo cannot Immc'Jiaiely recall In IJio past century any outrr.ae binbmatlst of his cr'alled rr.nk.nl. co'mpgrelile with thai Germany Is said to have olfcrcd'to 'the cf the United All h the Ge CANNOT BELIEVE HE DEING HELD Liirising todny_ authorized the'fol- lowing "'statcTncnt: lo.ilh that -the German' pcve'rhirichlj.Intentionally is de- taintng Ambasssd'or Gerard In-' Berlin on any excuse whatever.' 1 should be much surprised if fuch a cbursa had taken." EXPECTED TO LEAVE SOON 'r I German government was officially Informed ioday by the -Spanish ambatsador lhai Count Gail for tonic on Men-" day. United States citizens, ,wh6 have bsen wondering yvhy no an- nouncement has been made re- garding the departure of Ambas- sador Jnmcs W. "Gerard's. have been greatly relieved, -ill vraa ijoaiilblc also Iliat liavo uia-Jc tv en their voyage, U'flli the sailing of other flifps for Huropcan porls de- layed on account cT IIic .international situnllon, (relgbt for export was fic- elunlug to accLimuiate here, but ft was the situation was not scrioua. It was In slenmsliip circles, tidirqver, tliat siisiJCiislon or sjJHiiHS would soon crcalo a serious problem lor'shippers. Ouc of the larger rail HECB advifcil today Iliat several Ihousanrt loailad "T.'Uli csuorl. freight .had been sirlc-lrackcci [n Chl- cayo. F.UNSTON BORDER San Fob. frobi (he war department for.resuiup- troii tc to the ._ -Ion' Ibis" move rivallabic. Be-! L_ stnirch U. Fighting; Existence Vorkr -Feb. palrh lo pondent in- IKe iiopa has not leen up by _ they hope tbqt Mr. Gerard'will" Icrmau breafc' now leave Berlin shortly. not Mr. Gerard was .offered the conflict with Hie known'inai' -----r ____. choice of leaving Berlin'Saturday'' or Sunday, and quickly deeldeif In''' 'T cariisr '111 .take him to ncu-" Vuhitcil rjcmlmg lo thnt. favor of "the c, i.roiii train which will government unlimHeiUsuiinfaririoAvar- I fare hi no way Slates'honor. "It is hellevcil thatMnajlasi au'nenl for 'lair play' ciuphn sizo the argument-of.-tis.stniggle "for v existence, and -perliap's''again explain .that .unlirailcd s u bnia r in e. faic is the last means 'Ol'-: defence ag.ilust linglsiiU." v--.V v Tlic Jispatcji Vaa .written ln: lin> under rtatc of J'ACJE deputation representing- iHo trust icpmnanies _ _____ .comnan... the proytaco.'.walted' thla.mbrnlriE mi on the fiovcrnnient'anrt.d'tscugscLl' suEEcated titles act that they -be 'D( lo Ihe" prpyijicc.-Thc'.o'pln- ion of what Is' known ak the" morator- ium act in Its crtc'cls lipon latiil trans- aclloii3 was one of the pofriis bmiglii up. V Thd deimlntfon of W. Toolc, Canada Life, H-A Ifow.ird. Tnisl Calgnry; A. G. S erase, National .Trust' Co, KO- mbnlon; nml G- II. Crertll FonclcT, -recelveil liy Premier Hon.; C. Hon. Marshall, and Hon. C. Stewart, NATIONAL S rDIRECTOnS CONpER pllawa, Feb. .rtirecLora: pt hay6 .arrived: In the capilnl (ind ore. ,ln fonferencc within II. Dcnnettl the bvisrricss is to deal ,lhc.situailoi cnMted by Ihe niljng'ln ua- ._ _ llfotoals. Air- Knox hafl iionai service cards by meir'who fire No. a, ami when .LO dcvolc..their cucrgics-.and be wVnLto took foV the boat.he lound (CriNTiNlJF.r> ON P.AOE.6I IscvtTal days, to the ot-lHcir'.coTiiv The extend over Accept Temporary Arrangement Till Mai-ch FcW Vote Against Proposal S -.xcsterdny the settle: ropOEetl. by Miners of District .No.'. acccDlcd, liy. rcferepduin of tlic slrike'-as Hori.jT. oYoriVholnnngl .-cre Gtroagly. la -Thp" .Lelh ridcft' not. It B-- the majority- jvas close .to FSOO.- Al iV over 2CO, whife at injured by Phoenu -only Was Injured Court '.Upheld Wirier V (Special io'-'ilie.jreraldjr Fcriiie, Kcb'. drawn out Icgnl contcsti TViigffrt a miner Injured byjn Wast Iii I'hQciil.v.mliiDS-of the Oranty Co., finally disposed ot In the appellate court oE British Columbia a few .flays Islpii i gary today, ami whilp'liiey. h'avofcic ccptccl the seltlomoni of- am thR.Qutcoiuc oE-Inetr meeting is-be- V.A_., hnp- _. "crc at vari 1ERNSTORPK HAS BEEN 1JUSY FOR, MONTHfJ OfTiccrs Released from Germany, Sent to Prepare for Cam-. paign Through Mexico Providence, R, I., Feb. Germany succeeds In dragging the-' United States Into her first. against this counlry will be struck through Mexico." This .declaration was mndc this morn- Ing by the Providence Journal In .1 spccfat article. It was the vldeticc Journal which frequently, throughout the war, has revealed v plots of the German embassy pro-' pagandists and secret agents" ngainst munitions plants In the- United States activtUes In other ways. The Journal-Yurlrier r'For past two weeks the German nrnfaasEador, working among his own consulate's nil over the United SUles, as well as those of has been departure over, .dretl oljiccrs1 of'the Ge.rrnon boiri regtilsi-s'an.d United Stated ft '.s, wfi'oVe-'orrfers.goyerriinq- W ing cloacly .tliey u-ilt'nRree..lo Favorable al Ferine.- to the Herald) Village of Snilley-Saillisel Cap Admit the Advances Made... British in IIic in MncXclU of Kcrnlc Sc'iuino resion ol France .are' hetpiag fouehl the cage -'through the several [rco p[ labor .trouble' (or" a nidrith up', their new offensive nsaiusL the slases rdr'LoEan.'snd Ernifi Miller of. Rl or UIllii a ta Edmontcn, Feb. G. A. E. McDciuiel, super blind 2 fit. of lha R.N.W.M.P., Athabatca stationed Bt WES officially ?.pnointsd_hv (He 'new-'Alberta' -police "commiss'dri this'marning to be chief of'the Alberta provincial J. p. NicholEcn, former chief provincial detective, was appoinieci Germans in llicir efforts to push for- Victorin anpeared for the conipnuj-. wiicU; toward Daimnme.' Soulhcast of Dapaurno, along llie Haprniinc-'Pcromic rqart; -Lhdy have reached the. highest. point_of Sailly-Saillisel tintl cap- iu'rc'd a, goodly numlirr of'.Gcnnans- jnacliino gun. Along uolhl sMcij.'pr the river west of Da- paume.'-: further 11 repress lias. Ijaen innic. iucludlns the .capture of trench ndar GrandccourL, where a gcodlv gain was made other parts' of the front'in Franco'abil llclgiuni the fighting con jartillcfr aiiil small '.illEcks by. raiding Ihe Drltisli reslstereil their today is o-v that iiarl-'of tbe IcrcslIng rase "over tried hero under tron.t. recently taken over from ihc liquor ;c6me up a week French' Torcc3. The viHago'of Sailly- fi'om'tnday tn iiolice'court ns a result Snttltse] itself raptured by tac'of n raid carried .out by tlic city po- French during (he'allied offensirc of, lice List 'nlehl, .Jmplicnting George laet and occupied oiily.i rrctlcririisoa, nn' auto.driver. Accord- afic'r honvy mg lo the bvldtnCvi produced in po- in'the village wiiajllcc courfllila moniing Frcilortckson rendered iinicnable. ycstcniay dclwcreil from-the I :ADMIT BRITISH GAIN .room of thu C.IM1. depot rcsi- of Addison, 5llj Avo. S., tnko'llie place of that on the" first of April has been' atlo'pteci. me. to call "your .attcn- lion.lo.the fact tho.ciiitorial fn your issue of tlio Slli fg'-ln'.'er-. 'ror It says it- cost Hie cily 5125.00 lo'Rcl Grncq! Coal mine purchnsc bylaw passed on by the UU1- ily Commission. It, The maximum for an unsuccessful ;by- law is J25.00. Tours Iniiy..--- n.L.) lure, await thai n large'1 number .'of l- army officers who '.had been lured by the. husslans'durinii1 id had .-made here at-various times China, been held'in this; k country -without .-any i -V Tng'made lo "srnuggle them home. The department of juslica 7 r o has. had for' several'--'tV 'months that Several'of "-these S eers: have with 'both VillajjA V and Carranza'-'Hn -Mexico.-" ,7'-: latt Saturday there has been a exodus or that.; have'remained lo MexTco City, .at least two hundred officers _ or. reservists h'ave accompanied or gone In ftnall parties by various routes'to' the "The -government- Is .In the that .1 large 'quantity of armB'and -j f- collected here beginning :of Iht war and stored j ;in two large warehouses tn :York, has found-its way lo Mexico City, .wheire.lt has been heldjn- tact, since BILLS RAISING PATRIOTIC LEVY GET SECOND READING ture today second readfngs legisla- given bills to Iiicrcaso the "patrloUc jlcvy rrom.'flnc niid A half mills to ar.ii another for- raising Iho 'noil lax'.' .Un rural municipalities-from S4, Oppbsitioli Leader Offers' V n place.nthcr latuco n'rul In a'three The.'question opciictl caaojwhich was not ia wlicllier. ft-vcrsan.'nas jlic right' lojhou liquor concealcj a (nink. j criticised Iho! j cnitnent lit Wont has been received ibat alab" Ihc of clilof of Jack Dun'oii of Ihc was ivtiunrlcil on Jan. 21sl. Tip. Jop joJncrt the SHh llallnllon; A tier- trahsfcrrms to the -Jnd C.M.ll. He wna a miner In the Gait mines.be; spol' wheal ___............. 165 the gcncrrtl slafT of tho nnvy. (tt'rc cnllaUng. has bcea in tho trenches 14 and fa years of age. '.Ilia mother lives al 1210 Dili Arc. X. -Mrs. Clayton has just recelroj vi'ord of the wounding of her Tom- my Clayton, who was shell shotted last Jime. Ttio message reporting.his wns never ECIH tlirougli [rbm the base. He is kimwn In ____ younger brother' Locar track wheat 150 bridge, the family north. on 1st Local track oats............ J 21 mostly Efiljimimt catnc from Fcrnic .and cori-I licM- purposoSj and Inined foyr cases. -If It Is found to' he persons were not only to'thus ship liqnor, It is like ed, put persecuted. ly that. K charge 'will be brouglit In regard lo Iho railway AddJson. rrcdericVson. this piornlng not sure plcnd not Riiilly. After. Bomo hpsHnliori' he en- tered a'plea giiilty wllh reserva- tions. Tho'maghlnUo thereupon Im- posed ot buI on explana- tions Trom'llip Accused thai lie "Wished lo plcart not euflty-jiinlcsa his, had a tbar.ce to appeal 'Uio case, Ihe records T.orc not and. the rasp remanded fof jVve. Loc.il mostly ono lid. wiia 'allowed oat on -1 .fair, not J2CO ball.... s large, ho, claimed, that..Iho soldier: aod their friends would be isricd if they were allowcil tb'yole rcprcsetilalirca "in" their own nstUiichclca. V.'.'s> .s. tap government Jliphcncr pC tho GFsVroIc In" respective, rid- that they'vanled to dDpriVo'thcni of UiC' right the carvdl- dolo o[ their choice m.llicir home con-: sliLuenciea? ,V The the .ppposiUos-'pro-- cccd'ias, bad bccri staged .-.early .isi'.ihojyear. Premier Sitlon Mr-JMlchcncr: "H not your s. ;V iii lu tnu rninvaj cv'-uy 01 r Iho Bovemraenl ho E..J.1 rrcmicr; SiHon mlBT os mlnhtcr. of Siiways, Ui Ot Ijcfofe the people" at Ihe last C anil liO'Bisscrled thai, he .had liceH'by his euaranlce itolicy been for addtng (6' the. direct liabilities oC (lie province. 'lit chi'rEpd that his rclnlloni ivillr D.: .VrnArtliiir fn connection.wllh ihc railways Iii the north country were not In the public Interest, In regard to the" prbpoped constituencies, for the sronsiblllly ot bis i _ 'said ho, "the.'1-teutciiaritJjOvprnor and myself, to .whom hrs''fcTaafks. can'ap- pll'.and ho lias no rislil lo mute sncli remarks to Ilic Jlr. Mfchcner.-: ".Vy reinarlts nrc Premier Sifinii: VTIiey are absq- b' ON' ;