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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 12, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME IX. LETHBUIDGE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1916. NUMBER 53 Mercury Jumps 70 Degrees in a Few Hours-'Stock Men and Coal Mine Operators Greatly Reiievec Allof AH Uuys or "wfallun." I'nc liUfi but ntinv of llic tleu'eiH on llui prairins of wliicli lifiH iiol, lieeii cxiJeiieiiced in rioutliern Alliorlii ^Incc 'S(i, iicconlliiK to till! Htories or' olil-tinimt!, l.cUibild:?!! inid liie Moiith-weril. wuh Invailed this liionilng by a real olil-Ume chiiiook wlili'U Heiit ll)e ineiciiry zepiielluing VO degruoH wiih the promise of more 10 (lomo. It. Ik llio cliiiiook that everybody lias been ivaidns for. and .Inok I'robt was corapellad to lake to tlie iruiicboH In Saskatohewaii and Jlniii-loha, wbero the "neHt the woutlionnan i:an promise is oontinu�d cold woa-llinr with easterly winds. Tlio luat Chinook ROt Htalled be-twi!Bn Cowley and Pint-hor Crnck. but the present wave made tli� Bradi! iliiite handily. The ofTleial weather DbBervor at the Experimental farm .said 2t below zero last night, and the gaB"^meter clicked out its aatiHfac-lion, This morning however a eliange was In the air, and while it was nippy enough wlien the buslnesR world went to work, the sun was shlninp; and could boast any .surplus stock, and the- situation wii.s beKiiininK to look serlou.s. Stock Men Relieved The stockmen vvlll also weui- a smile today for they have b';en having anxious titiKis of late. The water prol)lem was tin? woriil. Tlie Little Dow Ulver is frozen to tiie liottom. The creek at IJiinmore from which the C. I'. R. gets its water supply is frozen to the boltoni. livery lake in the south which is less than four feet deep is frozen to the bottom. The feeding problem was al.so beginning to becouie serious, as stocks of hay were getting low. and the feed on the ground is covered with nearly two feet of snow. Railway oHieiuls are wondering what effect the cliinook will have if it continues for L'4 hours. Through the Crow's .Vest f^ass, where snow-plows have been kept going continually for the past month, the snow- is I thrown out on each side of the track CALGARY KCIIOKS OF Tin: BIG FIRE OX PARLIAMENT HILL, OTI\\A\A better things were promiscil. , The eliango oame about it.MO. with ' until now it is higher than the box balmy southwest breeze that cars. .V llooil of some deBcriptloii is a warm, smellod good in the nostrils. At 10.:!U ihorinoraoters on yiftli Street gave passor.s-by a shock. They stood at IK above. 'J'he ehinook was here, and It received a royal welcome. Kvon the coal operators are glad of It. U will give thein a breathing more than a remote possibility. At Maoleod .Macleod, Feb. I:.',-(Special)-The Chinook struck this town In all its glory this morning at 9.30. Prior to that time the,mercury had been stnnd- .1. ... ,... o'.v................ing at 20 below zero. Within an hour .space and, time to u^lch up with a  t'le tnercury liad jumped to 20 above batch of orders that liad them slag-,!iml was still on the up-grade at the gerod. Coal has beeji moving more : time of writing, freely of late than faring .lanuary. | ((.'o.nti.vitkd ok P.wk ')) LIbUT. Bc-tUc New photo of the Appam's conqueror taken aboard ship. Again Run Riot, Causing Great Damage -200 Men With Bayonets Guard Brewery-Reign of Terror SAYS GERMANS ARE INSTIGATORS council night. The Riverside hotel, Riverside, to discuss tlic riot- ^^''^ wreck.d. Cronn's Rathskeller, in the I.oughecil building, First street v.est, ami Kolb's restaurant, '228 8lh Ave, west were the objectives of the mob, but were saved by the action ot the military authorities in placing siroiig pirju'cls about lli,"m. .\ reported ititeiitinn to attack the Motel I'alliser w.is thwarted by the (-'alf^iiry, Feb. The eity in s|ic.vial session imi; fif scjldiers and civilians in the city this inorniug, a'lnpted a r^sohi-lion iiistructiiij!; .Mayor M. t". Coslcl-lo til communicate immciliatelv with Premier Ikirdcn urging the latter to close all bars anil liquor stores in the city until further notice. uke of Connaught and staff inspect the ruins Allies Will Not Change Policy as to Merchantmen (iencral Cruiksliank appeared btfore posting ot a gi'anl, and on the rumor the council wilh Iks militarv stall' that the brewery was slated for a and informed tlie aldermen that he "clean-up," 200 men armed with ril- "intcmlcd to handle the situation." les, were rushed to Kast Calfiary on While some of the aldcrm.n regard- special street cars, and placed about cd this assurance as somewhat inde- the building. For two hours a veri- hnite, ne\crthdess, the council ailoi'-i- table reign of terror prevailed. The ed the following resolution also "That this council accents the assur-atice of General Cruikshatiik that he will control the military situation existing in this city and that we have evLry conlidencc in the ability of (^encrai C'ruiksbank In control the situation, ami the mayor is hereby . London. Eng., Feli. 13.-'I'herc is no powers and thus give a clearer field I evidence that the liriiish government for submarines to sink merchantmen, j or her allies propose to change the Summarizing the situation, it is status of tlisit -merchant .ships or the considered that Oermany will win an policy of arming merchantmen on ac- important diplomatic victory if the maintain order." count ot the Auslio-Clerman dcdara- United Statis aRi'-hended. The mayor has called a. special meeting of the city council lor this ? ;. ,v.,..n. ..... - ^ , ^ > i,, n hopes of bettering conditions, the of the twelve hours and when all are Board of Trade with the co-operation rtisposed of, the various tmic ^pieces, oi the town council, have taken the -ai's'of coal will he required at once jewellers in town, Messrs. Amtstiong department here. to be followed with a further ship- and Hawoith, \\ right and Ewart. i --- ment of ten cars per week. In the Tickets wi 1 be sold lor each nunute T. D. Kevin, who left last iSIonda-for -New York, to undergo treatment with specialists ior throat trouble of a malignant nalure. Mr.' Kevin nas been a resident of Letlihridge since the eighties, and Avas for years superintendent of the railway department of the A. U. and I. Latterly he three 1,35 ijegn connected witli the customs'  1 1. , , ... I a violent bombardment on the greater part of the Champagne front the Berlin, via London, Feb. 12.-After Discharges All Aliens Calgary, Fob. 12.-The council has passed a resolution dlseharfi-Ing from the city em.ploy all aliens born in enemy countries, whether naturalized or not, /ALL ON BOARD LOST Loudon, Pell. 11.-A dispatch lo Lloyds says the British steamer Bel-ford, which aallod Jan. 21' from Barry to New York, lu hallaat, is aslioro off t|io nortli coast of Scotland, and all on board are suppooed to have been lost. The Bolford had been drifting since January SO. iter position is serious. The Bel ford is a vessel of n21U tons, She was built in ISIOl and is owned by the Speeding and .\lari�lmll Bhipping Co.. of Sunderland. t'oalhurst, Feb. 13.--V fatal accident occurred here yesterday near the mine. About ^ o'clock j, carpenter named Bavid Thompson, while i crossing ., side track near the mine,' vohns of order, questions of privilege I was knotted down by a -^^'^^^y'::^..Z;^"^^Vt^^X.ZX was being pushfd by a y)'i�e'i'"- I''''''- 12.-Tho Gorman errctinB"su5r(uTirtortific.ations thati steamer Asunction, intoirned at Para, further attempts at an advance on requested permission to approach a GETTING ANXIOUS ABOUT - '\ a THE OVERDUE:^8(CI,^lMl theoart'of Ilie Riissians hccatne a wharf'to tal>o wivtof aboard. Under Montreal, Feb. ll.--AlthouBh. thii waste of wiergy aiKiT cover ot the fog she turned about: and Allan liner Slo Ian left Ltvevjjoyl ,|or It is TO?feideM(rS a headed toward the sea. The Brazilian St. Johns, N. D., two weeb-.ago :tO,-, ]"?^'new ^d'^So'Torm'wi'hrrRussian''of- cruiTer Hepubiica'amr the auKiliary day. and;,has not yol heen'r^po|ted ^28'/> (ensi^^ is b^nit 1^^^ (ired'lilank shots and as tho the_ ofllclals of the jl_ne;_Ju^plain^^^^^ -.vitU pTOcntilos. The German It Jws probably been delByed;by,i:weU military..obbS^^^ the .steamer tht.i stopped and returned lu weather. It was exnAetmv'--m-fiBflnv W Hlfllv...... Low ...... PerecRst: WEATHEK .................. - 1 .................. -21 Fine nnd a little milder. iiew^cllm' and effectivonoss of the harbor. Tho captain later stated that evening, now Russian artillerv, which tecEotly ho had no intention of escaping.'Loc.- has showed marked improvements in al authorities have oiiened a" ihvobti- all fronts. gallon. '.m expotjtod .'iTOp^JB^^^ ......Und^r lyacr cQndltto'osLno word previous to ita' arrtYftK^gav^B^ipT' obtainod. i It in thought'Jl; wfty^EefiClj: port Sattjrday, ^ -.Mi; 5509 65007? 7?478656?8 ;