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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 11, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME IX. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY. FEBRUARY 11, 191(i NUMBER .52 SOLDIERS WRECK CALGARY CAFES-DAMAGE IS $25,000 BIG DAMAGEiRESOLU BRITISH FLEET PARADES BEFORE VIEW OF THRILLED JOURNALISTS S(iiiii:wlici-(' in till.' Xorlli Sini, via London, ('"oil. 11.-(Ji-oal llritiiin'H tirst tlU! oHicers und men lu'lon- tin; biiPauHe tliny vvoro con^lanlly war line of liadlc ciiiisorh coiil-I horizon llioy ronld kci> line olTonHivi' llcut, in inconiparahli'i Inw. and never nicri' iliaii fonililnalion ol snecd and mm power, : prafitlcud liy propoiyiii of caniiously I lie snper- ml J drftiidnouglil policy, ilm Inmn li^litinK MiacliineH Indri IIk; pri'Miicr position in Die lirltlwli navy in \\lii(li \vari form of a few prowl-inn destroyers which kept un an In-cessani watch, not only to protect 'tlieir miKhty sisters from snhmarlne ; 1 attack, hilt to catch the llrst vic-w of' iany inlveninresome lUMinan warshii) i ; whicli might poke its nose into tiie ; :opon .N'ortli Sea. 'ft tile naval' Looniinj; tliroiigh the mist conid lie | 1ml on reacli-.scen ulant tripod nnis-,ts which Identi-j of torpedo ' fled the fleet as in-liidin^ tlie very of iiattle cnilsers, anil Waiters-$25,000 is Estimated Loss Members Praise the Mounted Police lioardliiK crniser at the 1 leli.i;oland fi^lit. anil laler bore un honoralde share in tlie IJoK K'ci' Hank action, liefore Innch tlie visitors were pertnilted to enter any !Co.\'TiiNri':n o.\ i'.acio shvk.vj lie lanncli was ut the loot of the- � , T~)T1*1TD i f \I' l . ok ladder Of the lar.e "aitie (^oiitinue to Fubiish Kcports ot Victorv r which ^ot Its iniiitlsm ot fire i J While the Populace is Glad to Fine Nourishment in Husks Calnftr> , l-'eli. lU.-A mull comims-ed iimstly of soldiers froiii the vari-ou.s battalioii.-i staliimoi) in C'al!;ar.v, last iiit;hl coniplctdv wrecked the premises of the tvve rcsliiuranls opcr-atril by the White iiimcli l.'o. on lOiKhlh iiiid Nintli avcnttes. The rnmor had been sprrnd that the manacenicnt iiad disch;ui;ed ri'lunicd vc'tcratis who iiad hern employed as waiters and had pinploycd Oermans in their fS. Kivi' luindred men in khaki, with a fairly large iulmixtnrc oi civilians, marched in a body lo tlic I'.imhlti avenue place lir.st. Chief I'uddv, wlio hall been warned by the manuKcr of impcnilinu; Ivonble, was on hand with a force of uniformed policcn.cii and phiin clollic.'- iiiPii and, .slaniliiiK In front of the locUe,-l door, askcil the soldicis lo disperse ami to do no ille-il act. !lis appe.il was disrc(;ardcil. 'I'hc Inob swept the policcinen aside like so many straws, licat in the door and proceeilert to wrr.CK the place. Ottawa, tjiit.. Keb. 1(1.-It was nov-ernmcnl day in the House, and a lii'.; variety uf inatler.S was discussed. Some (iceiipied a place on the order paper, wliilc other topics were intro-due;Ml liy tiieml)ers. Several hours were devoted to voting supply. On the estimates of the Northwest ; Aloiinted Police department, ;iii inter | eslini; discussion ricvtloped. ' j , , William Martin, i.i Ilcgina, nml oth-l''"">' plac-,,,,- western n\einbers spoke in warm' terms on the spleiiiiid services bcinf!; rendered by the Mounted I'oliee. Sir l^iherl Uo'rdcn explained that the ur-raniirment witli the provinces in re-.nard to the force hail been renewed. The only ililierenee under the new deal is that'tlic arraniienient may be annulled by the provinces. Ilitlierlo that ri'.i;lit rested with tlie Dominion Anotiier captain has reported for li:ith Kilties. Capt. K.A. i.vici\or. of tiie MH'n battalion, Ciflgary, is on duty today. The Kilties are in line iiiimor ludiiy over the prosnect of koiiik into liar-racks at Jlenderson l^ark. liiipid pio. Ki'erts is helnft made witli the necessary alterations, and it looks now as if the men would move out some tinie iie.xl week. This will mean that the snbslstence iillowance plan will no .Hovernmciit alone. Sir Wilfrid Lauv-iUmKer apply, and the families of the ier added a word of tribute to the: married men will then be in lino Ion i'oi ce. Taber, l''cl). 10.-Threo suits for sums an.i^regutinu; nearly $1(1,0110 liave hcnn liled in the district offices of the stiprcnie court here a!;aiiist C S. Crest, iinil his hired man, Malcolm -McAlillan, hv farmers of the district, for jlamagcs done to crops by a fire whicli is alle.ned to liave l)een s.:t by McMillan last Uc-tober, and which it is alleged was to the farms of London, Feb, II.-While the C!er-nian newspaper.s are iiubllsliln!; items of victory after victory and relating dally new e.vploils ctilcnialed lo stir llie people to enlhusiiism. llio fact that Germany actually is on tiie ver^c of starvation is Ix'cominn daily mor apparent. The conclusion founded on statements of is alisunl. It i.s oln iou.s that the sov-ernnient does not i-ncourage the jmb-lication of advertisements like the foilowiii),', displayed in lierlin iiapors: "In view of tiie great siiortage of tills, hotels, restaurants and all cookH are nrned to make use of new appur-iaiiis called the fats separator which, is not inserted in an ordinary sink, prevents alle;;ed 'particles of falty matter from slippiiiK Ottawa, Feb. II.-Caiuain J. H. lluriihaiii. member for Pelerboro, wnnlB the whole I)UKinosK of pay, pension and looking after Canada's disabled , soldiers radically revised by Chin parliament, lie lias .niven notice ot their the foIlowiiiB resolution in the Commons: "That in lite opinion of lliis liouse P. lln/.en at ibo afternoon session warmly defended his private secretary, will) has been attacked hc-caiiM- of the fact that he was Ijorn in the separation allowance and i^alri-oric Fund allowance. Tile battalion is filling uii quite sal-lisfactorily this week, and If next week brinuB forth as good results the uOO allDwcilto spread to the farms of fleslrable that the Rovernmnnt the pinihtiffs should lake into immediate consldera- Thc plaintiffs are C. A. Winherg for ""n �� scheme, for the payment of Mono, ,1. C. I.anglev for .'SSISO, Geo overseas soldiers, wherein- the rate (trnboutski for S-37rMl and .1 \ Jen- '"' ^'"^ soldier may be sufficient son for $1500. slionld he passed with some lo Ueeruils taken on the strength to- Ihc plate glass windows.weiT sm�sh- ,;i.,,,.,,,^. There was considnrableTalk m'ivk ed iron, the .nsule and ttie - interior,'aboni (ierman intrigue atid (en, an ' ma bl -lopped lablfs, maTblc counter, spies in Cnimiii: K. M. MacUonuUl of. c oking tSls^nd'SesJri^l^orr '''''Z I'T*^ particularly 'apprehen-'day were ,,olin Zowgaeski. Sam Tre-1he,';:ti,- elMi^tttrUu^ pl^e'"^ '^ir^'s'ltr HiXf 1^""' ''"^ ^'uc^'^'nson. H. Scott, .los. ntlcrlv demolished piumiihg tnischlef. bi.i Sam Hughe.'; c,,i;, T. Stratlon, .Milu- Dell and r'e lie was called out ' ^'^"V' '"I'l^''P'li"' ^'^'^ � ^- �!' o'' T^l^er, and Henry but was heplfss 'nu^'reinn^ M.tclligenee oflieer with theJFarrar of Lethbridge. The four Pin- nh ;L witttlie ,0 m c^ and "^T?" ""^-"'S '''.er Creek recruits were also signed ni> .u.UKt witn the policemen and ,..^ted as reported in an interview ,, hut their names are not available watch the work of destruction. ! lien. Cruickshanks, commanding the l.'Mli military district, rode up on Kite Chief Smart's car anil pushiin; through llie throng, appealed to the men In disperse. 'I'hc general was cheered' and there being' nothing else riNt'i:!! i�n I'.mi?; 4) tliat llahn lias relatives in the Oer-inan army. Hon. W, T. White's reso-hition fiilarging the powers of the banks in making loans to farmers was discussed at length and passed. A bill based thereon was introduced and read a. I'rst time. lion. William Hngsley thought that the bill was going a "long waV and iniglit to be limited to those carrying on large ranching operations. ut llie recruiting office. Another Taber Man to be Decorated H Iffl NETS Taber, .\lia., Feb. 10.-Word reached here today to tlie ehcet that .1. .\lr. (George Mct^.rancy of Saskatoon I A. ;\Ic.\lpine, who was formerly mine loubted whether the hanks would, boss al the Canada West Coal com- lo enable him to provide lor bis fani ily. us in otlier callings, and furtlier that the lives of soldiers he insured by the government for the benefit of a soldier's family and dependents, and that a scheme ot .soldier's compensation in case of disablement for wounds or sicknos.s, analogous to workmen's compensation, be also carefully considered to the end that the payment of and provision for soldiers be ^ul upon a business basis commensurate with the nature of the service and the personal dignity of llie soldiers," "neutrals" whose impriissions neces-, tlirough into tlie drain." sarily are liiased, Init is based on re- j Other advertisements from German ports of actual conditions as related | pajiers are: by the German press. Tiie tlieory is 1 "Werner II. .\letz, of .M:iln7, wishes advanced that the Berlin .Kovcrnnieiil | to hiiy hundred pound lots of rancid encourages tlie publication of alarm-i fats of an>' description, ing reports on the food situation wiili | "The t'lioenix Flouring concern ro-a view to misleading the enemy. This iiuire refuse of all description." MADE NO OFFERS OF PEACE London. Feb. 11.-The Belgian legation announced today that rumors which have been circulated that peace proposals recently were marie by Germany to the Belgian government are devoid of foundations. GETS 30 DA YS FOR SEDITION make anv use ot the legislation. Farn^ers Dislike Bankinci System :\lr. lial of who 1 I sy,. 1 sv 1, li" - . - I ge( snmll loans on chattel inortgag-! es. Mr. lUichanaii remat'ked that easl- ----- j cm bankers were toml of deliveviiig Tilier Feb Hi-11 is ., well-known' l''''Uircs advising farmers to take up fact tJuit Taber never docs anything mi-M-.l farming, hut they were the V halves. The citi'Wus go the .whole yeiv nici, who rteclined to help them to do this. There vjoultl not he a proper development along these lines until a change is miule in our buiiU-ing system. pany, and who is now at the front witii tlie :nst battalion of Calgary,! Hucliaiian ot Medicine has bten recommended for the disliii- mined to quit ihe cabinet when it he- Washington, Feb. 10.-Lindley Til. Garrison, .secretary of war, has tendered liis resignation to I'lesidenl, ^\Iilc/^,. T)v.,;i, 4 u!i . , "There is altogether too much ot Wilson Piesideni Wilson uMeptcd the\i,i, t,i,g g^j^g ,,. , ^^o- resignation, and formal aiimnincement ing to teach you a lesson so that you is expected without delay. \ will keep iiiiiet after this. Thirty Mr. Garrison, is said to have deter- 'l-^>s i" tl'c barracks ' Magistrate EJton is after the scattered individuals who take advantage London, Fel). II.-An olHcial sia'te-ment issued ny tiie German general naval sU'ff is forwarded by Renter's Ainstordain correspondent as follows; "On the afternoon of Feliruary !)lh some of our naval aeroplanes dropped bombs freely on the harbor works, factories and barracks at Itamsgato, south of tile mouth of tlie Thames." The official I!rltlsU account on Wed-sald bombs .ieinity ot Knms-towii ol! tlio material the shattor-and one child .Magratli, Feb. 0.-With the i>ro-longcit.colli snap and no ouis'idc relief .Miigralb's coal problem m rapid-h reaching ;, crisis. Not a solitary car has put in an appearance during tlie last two weeks, and despite the i'acI that all the mines adjacent to the town are running capacity limit tlie output is not equal to the demand and with the heavy snows it is, becoming a rath r dillicult matter to make the trip to the mines at all. Peo|)le oil the Icrse are deiiendent upon -Magratli for their coal supply and great numbers of them have matle the long, hard trip of from 15 to 20 miles in, only to he told that no coal was on hand and that there was no i:rospcct of anv arriving. In past years thp town has requir--ed, in addition to the coal obtained from the local mines, two or' three cars a week during the months .ot .January, Februarv and March. This year the shipments have fallen off to such a deplorable minimum that the people arc not able to ad.iust themselves, and it is conservatively estimated that from 15 to 20 per cent, of them are out of coal at the present writing. limit or not at all when it conies to eiittrtaiiiing; � The\- displayed this spirit in remarkable style at the huge smoker held last evening in the old 'I'aber Huidware Co. slores, in honor of the Taber niemhers of the iDlh battery, who are to leave for the front shortly and the Taber members of the IFlth, of whom there are now nearly '10. In all '3''> soldiers were present at the smoker last evening, .lust to show how they do things i down here, the citizens' entertainment ' coniinittee paid the fares of the eii-tlro Kiltia hraK.s hand to Taber and  return. The mn.jority of these men arc Taber men and their leader is  lack Applcton, fornitrly of the Tab-1 er haiiil. They furnished the music for' tlie occasion. The;hig smoker lltially devnloped into what was one ot tlie most entliu-KJastie feccuiting meetings yet held for the'ICil ties, and as a result nine iiloro Taber men ukowkt. How Island, , before all this grain is moved out. hy tlic niilitarv authorities. I.undhrec The coiirt of ii.i.uiry will hold its first k'jssion this i.itcrnoon. i Lundhi'ock, High Itiver and Hrant, and , M.ABKETS tli, ail of Calgary; Little How, No, ii1 I July ' wheat lis-.' Carinangay; .Mediolno Hat Lortgo ^g^y. ^.j^^^ ................... 4a''- 'May. flax '.'.'.['.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.','.',.'.'.'. 212!/i of tJarinangay; .Mediolno Hat No. IJ of Medicine Hat; Wiunlfred Lodge No. 07 of Wiunlfred and Mountain View Lodgo .No. 4 of Mncledd, On Wednesday ntternoou iho' visiting Uebokahs will bo entertained hy local nomlnlon Uobekah Lodgu No. 11 High............... .... -.5 Low.................... -11 Forecast; Mostly ifair and miicler> Now you merchants don't want incUiding the Iron Springs and Turin iany of our farmers' buBlness lo jiass ulslriets not yot served diroctly hy a ; by'your doors, and go Into the hands railway-I said the crop would be!of mail-orrior houses. Lethbridge mer-tlonhlo of what It was In ii)l3. I have cliiiiitH, wholesale end retail, are wull reason to bu satisfied Hint oqiilpiied to take euro of our farmers' business and can snccoSafally cotu-pcto wllh mnll ordor houiios and beat them to II. 1 am perfootly sure that tho farmers in this dlfet,i'ict linvo tho bust of good foeling toNvards the merchants of this city, who have done splendid jvork lii the farmers' interest through the 'Lethbrl^go Bqtiril'of (Cox'nM'Ki) ox.i'AflK';'!-),' now every my estimate was too consKrvativo,' and 1 ant of opinion now tliat the grain from those districts will total not loss than SB.OOO.OOO to -10,01)0,000 IbuahelB. Theso llgii'roB may appear startling, but I bolievo events will prove tliom to be vlglil. Huge Shipment "I do notUilnkthnl we fully realize ;aals here all day. The variis are full of coal and coke cars hill nothing in the shape of . freiglit is moving. , A iioulilc-lieader with but two cafs attached arrived over the Cireat Nov-thcrii at four-thirty from Newgato, tlic passenger train was cancellQcl for toilav. ' *. The Al. F. line is open to Coal Creek hut if.no empties can be had tlie mines will suspend work tor a day or two. Streets and allc\ s are so pil.d up with snow, tliat dilTicultv is experienced in making deliveries ot goods, and the way of the podestriaii:: is precarious and void of pleasure; ; L'p to the present the ^city lire ijc-'':; partmeiit teams have been' able ''to .: keep tlie sidewalks fairly vassal)le>bute-today their elTorts ha\o b en o^nlinfid';: to liio middlB of llie. road policy^ order to make travel for toanib'yCs* Tho public schools werO: di.imia4($^lj;>i', at noon on account. of laqk of * (Vvlii tenilauco and may .remain- e'q.'Jail: uft>v til Monday, 734? 0?77 87 ;