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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 13, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta Line Is' Thrown Across Tigris SuFcouiitliilg Turlts At - �Kut-el-Amara E 6eri|iaii� A^ye in Macedonia- H4a^.*^ifhting Reported / / iTromfoRumania^- tondO|^^::F�b. .13, 1.S5 p.m.-Official Mnoiinoiiment was made to-da/thii tl;l� Britith forcae on the Tien* frdnt established a line across TlQris bend, west of Kui�l-Amara,\-. completely; hem-mfng In. the (',Turks. The an^ nouncamsnt fqllows: "Ori. Satur-. day the'Wncmy^s bridge at Shum-^ran was shelled:'.A direct hit was Meofed an(l itrtte enemy shipping was'sunk, "On Sunday 'advance onr.en�mywaa ^completely hem-f fnuii'im/,:fiiwm^ covered In advanoa varled^from 800 ^atrcls'oh oiirTrHlfit to ;i,Oeo yards on our . '^.f'-f Artlltafy Active . -4-1. ; Ci_i,,J!:!. i,_ni;iVj; ' witB.iwoOntioltriig operations hasoc-l had told callers-at his'Home, on Order Them Out of Belgium and Nortliern France-Worlc^ Is Now Halted HON. Of Nanalmo, B. C, iiilitistiif/pt'fi&a.tand ;fcSrmer member of the fe4eral';'t;I>ari?ameiit, -who died suddenly last n^�pht^ .^V' OMOWLS TO ACT Work ^of Relieving Starving People Must Be Carried On In Some Fashion Ottawa, Feb. 13.-No details arc available from the Militia Dcpartnicnl as to the announcement of the National Service commission with regard to the proposal to enforce the Militia Act and (o call out men for home defence. It is believed that some sucli scheme is in contemplation, but the exact form it ^viil take is not known. It is anticipated, however, that the authorities -svill not enforce the compulsory part of the Mililiti Act, but .that voluntary enlistment will be given its cliancc' fh-st. The chief purpose of the scheme, it is believed, is to ruk-iisc some 50,000 men for overseas service. . 8. FAe NEW Berlin Announces That All Ships Entering Danger Zone Now Will Be Sunk Without Further Warning-WUson Calls Cabinet to Discuss New Phase oi Situation Some] 1 Are Already Closed Expires Suddenly. vAf^r Illness-Was Xoiig In .; �"PublitJ'ti^,;-.:^:^;/;.^':, , victoria, .B. G., Feb.. 13,-After an lUn^ss of less than �� .week', Hon. ^, ,- . , ., t. died ----- B ^ad nd^Tb^en in ^ bust,he|^h _.f9r� gomfe nfonihs. but his curred along the Franco-Belgian front, army headquarters announced today. The weather was generally foggy. French Report he had told callers 'at;h}s'.home, on Monday forenoon, that he iwpul^ he at his' office on .Tuesday � mpriiiiig. His loss is likely to be greatly i^lt in u.'r. .^..m noffir fnt* ha waa in vp.n.r�'Rnd French Report i his own party for he was in years and Paris, Feb. 13.-"The night was j jj^j^g^^^^y experience the senior comparatively calm on . the^ entire ^^j^jgtgr front," .says today's ivai* office announcement "A strong Germaii patrol was dispersed with losses by our fire in the Aspach sector (Alsace).". Huns-Successful Berlin, Feb. 13, (By wireless).StiB^, going to war with Germany his; resisted .in a lot of men, who previously'hod been rather dubious of coihlitg'..t^j Canada, making up tlielr minds tqi Mfe the country which I producqdv'ihei.&wq^iB&^e Soblckno couh-, ttr i8;:^^iiikl&g ..SMlKlrji~ Alberta- and Mr: JHatriaiiBay^'.Werfe is sure to be a big ihflux., 1 J' '- Mr.-Bagley.a Spokane real estate agent, arrived in Lethbridge on Sunday and is now looking over the south. He states that he has already closed deals for Southern � Alberta land." ,0. -T. I^nathrop returned the other day from Washington state and looks for a heavy movement. FEAR Oei ACT MAY NOUONG BE British Admiralty Has No Fear of Submarines-Navy Will Take Care of Them-Two United States Ships, Unarmed, Have Sailed For The War Zone sif^^HUOH'QRiAHAM Montrea1,v\�ho lias been elevated to the peerage! KEi AND HEARS! Liners Arrive With Canadians and ho permanent app6intmAitw,lll - SrS^'S^ri^SSiSSSh I Minister Militia �.d Ontario iVIontreal Newspaperman, Active In Public Life, Elevated To The Lords Belgians Afr^ste^ Sent to The hqnt \ Havre, Feb. iS-^thei ^Belgfan government says,it Ha� |earr(ed that laborers at Bruget are being crested In the strii^ts by.\derr ' ^ mans and lmmediat?|y �?nt io'thp German front alphg; /,:lh* Vserji where they are foreed to do mill-, tary work such as pUliin^ u)>'barbr ed wire fences and diggliig.'trenches. : , � c, '-V);'! Minister Gariepy Def|^; Ry. Policy of Govei^n|n|Jttt {Special to'^thl! Herald) Edmonioii,. Feb.' 12.-A defence Premier Included In New Yesrr's Honors of ,_______________- - m^r^ the branch of the C. N. R. fVom Oliver, near Edmonton, to St. Paul de Metis, were the leading features of the speech" of the Hon. Wilfrid Gariepy, minister of municipalities, in resuming the debate on the address in the legislative assembly this afternoon. graceful arid feeling,:refirohi::^.'til the death of the late Jojin' Stopkei', whom he declaped was a,valuable public deeds. ' He had left beliind';him the renutation ot being/a ([^ue' trijiiid,^ a coBfeclentlous worker; attd 'a' paUiqtic citizen. - IWr. Gariepy lalsq/ tqofc^ the opportunity/ of recaJUnfr.' Rey;iV ifohn MacDougalf and Father,'>;i�cbrpb% and liad done 1p thei upbuilding legislative assemoiy tnia aiteniuou. , The minister commented on- the de- the provlnee jyth , which, vtueir Velopment that had taken place in the nf^^s be liiiperjlpl^ a^socl- Borth country through the building of ' ' ' the M'cArthur lines, which had provided means (or the settlers getting ut tbeir produce, Replying to "the criticisms of the government because ot the' the construction of the St. Paul branch, he contended that the what they of the provinee Proceeding, the 'minister!, vs^id. It would be his tiask,'to point out ^^^^ contempt for logic audvthe'xoipplete disregard fbr truth of thp ,]unt(W.'p�etn-ber for Edmonton, A. P. fiwjngi':!?! the criticisms he had d,^;,o ,n;l Rn^liosfpr. wViir.h sailed from New T1A&U.U� QUW. ...V------___ ____ but won his officer's commission before the battalion went overseas. Lieut. Swift was also at one time a member of the Lethbridge police force. Befor^ coming to Canada he was for more than 10 years a member of the British Naval Marines and was in China at the time of the Boxer uprising. ,i LIEUT. B. O. 8W1FT ' An bffico'r of the 13th.C. M. R. who has "been given the Military Cross. freisiht steamers Orleans and Rochester, which sailed from New York for Bordeaux on Saturday. Operators May Refuse To Si^n an Agreement MARKETS Spot-wheat .................. 168%! Local-track wheat 153%; May - wheat ...............v 172%: Local track oats......---- 46'/2 May *�ta.................... 58 ^ MayflaDc.................... 260% WBATHER High <'............. Low -----......... .:Fon99ast:?Falr, ih.t?niper�turc, net ... 41 -----13; mUsIr' ch'angej Washington, Feb. : 13.-This was Count Von Bernstorff's; last day in Washington. The former Ambassador and Countess Von Bernstorff and the embassy staff leave here late tonight for New York, .where'thejr take passage tomorrbvir on the, Dt-nish Liner,, Frederick VIIi; for home. 1 The Count l and Count.ess spent much of the day In bidding adieu to personal friends and in completing the eleventh iiour packing, final arrangements also had been made'for turning over, th^ embassy to Dr. Paul Rlttor, Swiss riilnl8fe,r; who will look after Oerman interests in tbe\United Will thes Western Canada Goal Operators' association refuse vto sl^n a contract with District 18, United Mine Workers of A'merica, at the. ex-piry of the present agreement which takes place on March Slat? The poB-slblllty of Buch action Is ibtlmated In ^States; cognize the United Mine 'Workers.of America as a union and^if persisted in would In all probability lea^ to, a �strike, for In the patt 14 years the operators have 'recognized the' union, domplete ' recognition having begp pracUcally forced on them by the 191 Simmy ot aucn acUUU � luiwicu jmniuviBnj' �.yiv�'" """-r: r-" ~--.JT-i-l an article published In Monday'^ Cal-'strike when that was the main bone gary News-Telegram. The Herald hap of contention, v Refusal' to recognize heard similar murmurlngs from the the check-off would without doubt pre-onerators' c^mp previously, but thiols clpltate a strike of long standing!in -T - 1 the first time the deflnite statement has been made by, anyone; ThiS Calgary paper states that the ojper^tdrs decided at their annual meetldf; In Calgary last Friday that they'would refuse to sign an. agreement with ;.tl^e men, and that the deolsiclh, wM tb have been kept secret until ^itnevi^ictn, approacbefl the operators:^wUb a'pro-:posal that a new scbedulev^hou^dv'be I'drawn up.'  .v . � r:^i - '.'�'"'^ ! Such action on the part ot^ijie^jpper-I'atQrs would .ccneUtut� 'ref^t .tp;re- this coal field. ^ , So far as the Herald can learn-to^' day from operators in this'field, there j Is not much likelihood that the oper. 3 ators will follow such a course. -true that they, consider agreep with the miners', unlpn^as fo ( "scraps ot paper, butvlt'.irn I likely that,. confttderliJf miuers on both sides.. o{, '"district would refUggjiy'" 3335 4611 ;