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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 14, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta Lorcl-Curzon Tells1 What Steps'. British GovL is Taking to..Off set Ger- rnan; Attempt to Block- aije.-the- Country.- London, Feb.. Times par- correspondent, INK the discussion within ihc House "V of on submarines, enva: "Anxious ultciitlbn was given tbo mlulati'n' stalcincma of tho measures -taken what I.ortl Curzon scribed. .-isjlic, greatest peril whlcli has confronted.Iho country since Ihc .The dominant note- -.vas'o'no'of.gravity, supported by con- fiilcnce 'til fs'suc. 'Lord Curzon's 1 s'pc'cclij pt Ihe debate made a strong impression, his rccitnl "d'tlni activities of llic admiralty being repeatedly .cheered.' Speaking from a member of I! rid, Jjprd Curzoiv announced that the L f been taken to meet tbc now nnmlier of armed mer chant vessels exceeds by between mitl 50 per'Cent, the proportion which existed at the beginning oE Inst December. 'are endeavoring. lo provide.security for neutral shipping We iiavo signified our wllllngncsa to pay freights lo those vcs scls Vml to special Insurance fnclllllep 'against risks and. offer c prcoiliim crews; also, if ncccs sary and where-' possible, purchase Hi ships are using 'every cffor (o Lutltl new ships, In addition lo tin '.largo 'program on .ships cit home, wi lo secure exln shipping .'aTranEcriicnlfi; with .Ihc. dp and 'allied and neutral slates Everything; possible. Is Increase 'our m'crtaulUc tonnage b arrailgemcnVs: .America aiid Ja ran- ships w million long.- slcp has bee sanction ing liicrVasV the" carrying 'capacity of Ih merc.Vhillc .marine. also -aii. indirec melbod of accclepillng construction L possible picci Vi'ork.-ahd payment for results." cabinet- is) worTnn out a'.-neiv scheme for further .co Imports an tcilnl prolubilipn of non'-tssential com moili'ties now coining into Ill's con, .lary for the .Admiralty, insisted, tha the Germans should IcaraJJiiLanswe in diie.tlirio, by, experience at. sen. an not by speeches hi parliament. Ther was no'sovereign remedy for rlearin i.hc .scni of ;lhcsc-peals. The supp of mines bad been largely increase "and Iho greatest. efiorls TV ciade largest posslb nuniher ot destroyers.- jlebale ended wild Lord. Cu '.assurance afc tl panic.'.1- is, there -is Cuiisc f RETURNED SOLDIERS SHOULp REppRT Will all i-eliiriicd who IIUVQ not yet rpporlcd at 'lliC KCcrclary's- office, Hoard. 'of TrSdo' do- EO lonioTfoVi'r from 'NEW CANADIAN KNIGHTS Sill WILLIAM HEARST Premier o[ Ontario. Slfl KEMP ol .llililla. nspeciors for Hav JJeen Dislricis FoVitied (Sysclat lo.Iho Alia.; At icetlng' of the provincial liol'ce cora- iiissloir'lhls afternoon P. CV IK ['rim- 09c, clialrniari, presiding, AV. A. Mc- 'rn'viic rcliief delpcllyc staff W Ihe icir Alberta force. TJie Following we're appojnled in- ipectors of Ihc several Itilo vlilch Iho provincc'hag'hccn illv'iled: .If. Scb-irer, ihaljaBca, for clglil years amoinber tho It.N.W.M.P. yergt, W." Drariklcy, Otlaiva, Feb. Jiiobilizatlpn would iiot interfere with home irulus pf_ the Canadian .under cou- but no scheme, has as yet boou ilcdilDd uiwn. So far as can be gathered, however, there iriJ] be Jib compulsion allachcd proposals find the voluntary be.rejietl unou for the present at leasl. The impression is that the fif- ty odd urban militia regiments on the tnlllLIu list will tie TCQulred lo en-1 NEW DIRECTOR OF THE CAN. MEDICAL SERVICE London, Koator hag arrival from .France lo assume as director of Hie Canadian medical serviceer GERMAN'US Gains on the Ancrc Iliing Allies Nearer to the Strong Position of Scrre list to for homo defense.. Tlje mcdlcalreslrlclion may.be'cpn- siderably modified so IhaL- men for more or less minor defects cannot secure [ilaccg on overseas Corcts Ay til Iry. H'iB even possible that, many ma> ,be' icleased seeding and har vest season- oh the land. A- morlesl' rate. of. pay. for di'llling would be given (6" each itiaiTs.0 cnliatcrt. K. is" furlher. probable that in each refiiment. one "coin nan would bn re- -.an overseas company into ihbs'e who desired to sec active ami 'were medically fitted voluntarily permitted to (Ir.ift Ihcm selves, Iii the -summer, arrangements, might !alyaryr twenty year's a member -ofi have a chance (o serve their eomiiry he R.iV.W.M.IV at home. Each regiment Staff J. S. Pip- enrolled to a slrpnsth ot men, ilacleod; iy'cafs a mc'mboi- ol.tQe 1 Ilcd .Deer Inspector' R. j Leo, EU- son, fourteen ycara-a member of Ilie H.N.YV.M.P, The animal mceti'ng '.o'f .'the, L'elh- bralgc. Exhibition lielcl (lie .of .the; secretory Monday nftcrnoou. As there iiail bccn.no lair held Uiero were none ot HIE uanal rdjiorts, 'The rresirlcnt, .E Adartia; vice-president, H. '.Fair ficlci; Ecccclnry, IlIcN.icol. The board of directors year is Slessrs. llatcli the total (thus, to 50.000 men." U Is siiBsestcd (bat tha iiicn Ihus enliatctl Ite' put in bnt that Ihetr" drilling "be .cpu- form Ii lined to_evenings.so niobilization be for camp training. The sclipme' ot course, be extended to. rura'i; regiments wliicli could be giv- en notice 1.6- mobilize al a certain, date for training. If (lie above ECU erne AVC re ericas troops- now In Canada acspatchfttl as soon aa of denuding llic coUrilry pf-liomc In ditlou t h'er a' '-uK H'-Ue dislocation (By Phillip With the Annies in Ihc 'ield, Sunday, Fob. 11, via London "cb. H, night ,our roops moved forward again pvcr f round north of tlib Ancre, wlicre .uring a week or" have beci cvcral sliary and. successful attacks anil caiilurcd another; line of trenches vrth their garrison.of about 215 men t u'diild "bo a stupid Ihlug to oxagger itc the ihiportancc of these small ylc oiles.rand to pretend that they have deep significance, A3 showing the en einy's demorailMtlon. .That woyR 10 going furiber ia imagination than realities warrant. Is happen Discovered Removed (o Isolation .Hospital Gall, hospital is in nnarantine-lo'day as a result o[ Lho discovery there yes- terday o' CMC? -of smalipoi. Tlie hospital arc; ver> reticent regarding the .outbreak, anil will give no details. It Is how- i-oy. CTcr, ihaL. tbc two cased have been TcmoVeci .In an isoJnlion soi. DpytJ, V Hum treatment and tliose in charge, of Gall phrles, Oliver, Pawso'n'an'd D.'j.' "Whit- hospital are watching very closely all v. patients to gunrd against a'further spread of the disease. hospital will have-to remain in nnar antinc until all danger is East, and .on ly the most 'urgent cases will be-ail mltted for trealmcnt. Where Ihe outbreak originated the Hernlfl has been unablo to learn, dc finitely, but H ia to'-bo from orisiiialiiis oiilsido the city. There was considerable discussion regarding the boliling the coming summer. 'At fli-esent the 5 are a's -to Uclieyc All'Mounties This Divife- V ion Will-.JBcilcH Here' .'.I For Trainmg: grounds and buildings are hands of'the the hoard' have" no knowledge _ IheiT being available for-Tair purposes Ilils sumnicr. v H was pointed mit' lhat a ycry coiiEidcrablo >oullay '.vroiild" be .Jicccs- sary before a" [air cou'd .be belli, in Ihc wny of for eiji'mplc slnL1. in ca'ch'and all j of the slabta Viildlngs" have.-.'-.l.ccut taken out this Includ- ing all box slalls and ihc interior, of the btg raclns stable. The secretary lo.ask Iho cily cornnilsEloners'tr Ihero of b'elnB nble lo'. ob- ta'u posEessipn-of -'grounds.for a fair, anil to call another meeting-later in Llic spring. the-' Re'xt couple of weeks orders' arc likely to go out from de-j lacliment headquarters lo call In Ihe .Counted Police patrols of "K" illvl-j slon which arc .scaltcred tlirougliouti ilte soiHh. On jlarch 1st ihc provin- cial 'police force -will lake over their thusv relieving tho mounl- police iiatrols. As soon there- after (is (Itc- 'prorincinl force la In tlic .Mounted Police pa- irols Vylll be Called the various headquarters throughout Uia'proTUicc. If IhR-sanic'onlcra hohl good" In the cate of the Police iir.thJs 1 province as In Sashatchcvcan, the men on reaching; detachment heacltiiiarlcrs Tvlll -go Inlo training Cor: their A liarj course of tralntng. will h'c Inniiguratcri, nnil U Is UkCly that "rccniUlng will also take place, io tbnl and ihc In minlon will hate a strong force well trained men. of DAYS ENROUTE Associated Origin of Saint Valentine's Day St. Valentlnc'a February I4r Is ia called after Christian ninrlyr of the lloman amV the custom of mlssivcg.qf sfTectEon Is lic- lluycd to have Jiecn handed down from tho.Itoman of Lunercnlla, cele- brated in Iho nionlli of Fchrnary, when the names ot young wornon were put into a box and .drawn out by men RS chancc'dlrected, and for niany.ccfn.- rtrir io turica Si. Valentine's t Day bmlcd In a manner, very similar the early 1'ornan fashion.1 and bachelors throw .billets "rtlth" their nanics written thereonl Riitl draiving then look placo lo Ijo'lbc valentine, for Is the chosen companion. _ sending of rklfintlnes ,by. mp.lli v heen able (o report-about Is'sn outeioirth of this ciistqtii, maroonpr) Americana dclalned cllizens "iavc subserl Iho loin] Di for'tho Srilors Relief I'liiitl. Xfayor Unrdio, chair man of the fund here, has forwarde that amount to the Calgary o flic6 ar. Iho fund lias Ijocn closed. The rccelj) of from tho Si. Mary's Girls Auxiliary lor the fund is tickriow ee'l by Hie, secretary. SUING SASKATOON SCHOOL BOAR Saskatoon, Fuu. cily clcr hns liccn served. with a cony of writ of czccnllon issued on behalf o llic Winnipeg sinking fund trustee Against (lie Saskatoon Sepa school board. COMMUNICATION IS BLOCKED BY VS'nahlngfOd. -Feb. "rtlher Inquiry- B-SS sent by Ihe slate department lodny.lo Am'' tnssndor Klkus at Conslanli-. noplc, lo ascertain why he Votes Washington, Feb. .Wilson was formally and offlciat- torfay from session, .as provided by, can- vassed the electoral tlie states. As presented and certified -the official'- returns give and Marshall electoral votes; Hughes' and Fairbanks 1254. ng Is almost daily seizure o sinall bils of ground which .aro no -cry important by themselves, bu out to enormously va uahlo to! tlie enemy aud, therefore, t :Sj so tlie' .tim .we 'stall fuiihc places arcr'HQ' closing" upon The allack. '.11 closer "to .-Serre on an soon on .high-ground it thcro, will as Thiepvnl was, and th garrison, as the Enrrteon of Thiepva the sfcet shears'wqr.klue'cIOEC' hing tlie-steady, coming table do'oni- stands as Ih buttress of the ,German line of il fence, bul.it is thp buttress of a wa which is gradually crumbling on cr eido and men -ivho rrawl down I ami uu'-itijlhe deep v Wilson MajrGo to Congress at .Once to Ask Greater Power to Protect Amer- ican Commit Many; Little Acts Calculated to Irritate .'trie! U. S. to the Point of War. Washington, Feb. "Wilson Is e.Tppclcd Ms nclslon 'on tlio question ot furnlslilng guns to American merchant intll ho decides whether lo %a bcforo conEress and ask for additional author- ly for the. protection of American Ehlps uiul lives. It was. Indicated, by the lUlhOTitlea that tliere has been no change In the policy of the -rovcrnmcjit1 (Jtat nono'is in prospect. An a .cumulation- of Incidents Involving Ameri- riglits since the break with Germany Is tbo admin-'- slratlofi oinc'als tu be haslcnlng the approach'of Ibe Hour when tho dent will go before conEress. The rfi-dclentioii of the sovcnty-liva Americans brought In on Iho prlzo Is rofiarded a.rahpthcr acute indicaliou of Germany's'dis- regard of'American rights. If til fact a.vigorous protest has not already gonu' Torward, II wlH be Be'nt.sooh'uulcas Germany promptly releases the men, Definite sentiment gained ground.In administration quarters today that an accumulation of ads indicating a disregard for American rights, will have, as much lo tlo with shaping the policy ot. the United'Scales as any overt nets which may bo committed againat American ships; S T While it-was indicated .at the stale department lhat [here ,cgal objection to the government, furnishing guns lo "American ships, to be disinclined to, tako anyfatcy ivhlch might give Gcrmany'iho slightest ground for throwing responsibility, for a'ny future trouble United Slates. This was Iho Eovcrnmcnt'sr.; attitude today. flcncrlB of the piling-up of freight; destined lo Europe, Ui'c .tliiK of grain .elevators: and other evidences of the effect of JUie-'V': neiv submarine campaign, upon neutral .commerce, arc regarded as -.ccumulation of are expected .to Jo far the goyo'rhment. has :recelvedrnothing 'official to ,mil'catd chanj-e of-.lhe by'Utfrmany and cau only believe lhat can lives'or ships may at any moinciil.-' Vigorous denjals wc'fp inado laday. lo the reports of 'a split in the cabinetj over the question of furnishing guns-for America'tt'ships. Naturallyyit sahl, Iherc may be of JuilBment, but It was declared'lliil Ilie' members of tlia cabiuet will behind the president in any decision tie may iuake. v'p Will b'e exjrosed'lo'aH ihtensffieTlVsubmarine" adds that aubmailnca neutral war 'veascls lo leave New York a arrived safely at Livcrppoi.Mpnday Kerre anu uu -HI iue ueep ttungcons n, r-Di-T-ii "-.v or its dnsaiija are always under heavy LM I I ft Uv slid] fire of iQiir barrages preceding r I I I IF HIG attacks draw the British I LLIl 1 I UI UHllU lines closer; lo Iberiil A Gernian Report Berlin', Felt; 11, (lly Ke- piilae of, a nartial attack EoiiUi of Scrre, on the Soiume, is rcportcrt In an official issiled by ibc war oiiice lost nieht. The 9-taLcmcnl says: "I3ritlsh partial attack sontli of Serre was Tuatla before noon, buti failed. OtlicrivisL- Iliore was no jiii-' portent fistlingicyi the west or fronU." I "Maceiloniah front: In the Cerna. bend counterViltack't; against rosilioas captured by 'us n-ero HUNS BANISH U. S. ncrqe, Feb. 14, via fjindou, Kcli, M. -It known iliat t tie'American mbassy al ncrlin subjected to .lios'o iictty annoyances dear Lu the jcnnau militnry heart. Tfic telephone service -wns interrupted, mails iindc- iyprcd'anil cable communication'-with Uniletl Slates ousLruclctl.'. The -'German' foreign who more .justly npnrccialcd (iicnces'df: unduly Irritating INC tJn- .led States, tlisapiirovcd-thclichaviour r the military aiilliOTitiQa ly'snccccHcd in sccurinE tlccentilrcat-i ir.ent.for. llic nubJJc "TVES doubtless cf viint. wfts -going on no hostile dc mod s I rations. Thp uchavipnr of the military, -howcTer, was sufficient to aroiise. grave misgivings.' as lo tlie Ircatmcjit likely lo be "accorded Am- ericans in Germany "should war be de- clared. Endeavors aro being made lo Induce nil to belluics. '.BIG FARM SOLD Winnipeg. 'Feb. sale ot Aime ficnavd's WE Eli io of Minnesota, hag hccn llio.spnator Is now {lie oWncr of acres that were.farm- ed by. Mr. flcnard [qr the paal len years. Tho livestock, Incliuliiig a couple of Immlrcrt head of cattle, and nil, cquinnienl, were incltided in the deal.; .The price paid was J'iTG.OOO. NURSES Berlin, -fell. By Thtj American Tleii Cross conlinsenl of three suigeons ami three nurses which has-been on duty in tile hospi- tals of for, (lie past two months received an order from the miiuacsailor at Dorlin to leave Graudcnz Overseas iiounccmcbt today. AgeocyS ad- seems ;16 be some coiifiiEion in the imblic'mind as to the movement of seed graid-iii lhp prairie I hat seed grain originating at.7 points' west, of aii'il to points in those as it should doJ -Tbc. .Canadian Pacific Railway has ble to call the attention, of this' hiaUer and slatc-lhatj cars lo nioyo socd-gniiri and the officials stronglj urge lhat seed grain" be sln'rneil as soon in order tliat it-be al It ia rctinJred .before Ihc spring jmbve- ment of.grain lo Ihe lakR-ffpnf.besins if this is done there will to no .delay in sc Tire nioi for seed jjrain should be it now.1 nc. oMo of ovcry man wilh'.ordera Govt.ttust Aid in Small Farmer Contented Should Not Longer in Mnkinjz Flans to er- come Shortage Tress announces: Sercnlv-sl-c tlie Blill prctlier method ol In 'Asia Aiiiior. Since -I t. r _ ,_ _t after her dcnSr'iirc from I lib Greek Uncr Paliis arrived herc llib lirsl r steam- cry from Ihcit coniUry lo reach Ihla port for long.lime, rwsscncers. Stic carried fresh flowers is niorc modern. In climes, SI. Volcnline'a pty Is about the mating period [of blrda, and may liave aorticlM-is lo do the-'oripn of Willi Which the day Is no word has been allowed lo reach ihtn- country either from SpCa. v v HAnKETSl Spot Local track wheat May Local irnck oats May oats o May" 236J4 fKpeclal to-.Ihc HerulOt Feb. ilehatc on e artiirefig coiilinucil Leg- islaUirc ycsterilay H. H. Craw- ford, member lor EvlmonTon south, who rcvlicd memories of .Ihc tost session .anil the sittings of the'pulj- accbunU hr hjs crili- cisin of the, telephone system, nnrt oc- cupied the illtcntlon of ihc house lor a couple of houra, ho -read figures anil reixjrls, an ex- haustive but incouclusln proceeding. lie ---as folloircd by S. J, .Tobln. the member for I.etluc, who in compli- menting ihc sovcr'hmcnt.on Us fore- caslert logislalibn, csfiecfally Ihe agri- cultural cre.-Illa bill, suggealed Ic lalion lo hclji Ihc-homesteader ant1 fanner means] In the way ot loans on Ihe joint sccurlly of groups 53 men, a portion of his speech thai government and asked tbo opposition could they truthfully; say that an ad- ministration with, euch-a record .was a dead government. High 36' F. ArcK-r also .lopk parl in Ibe de- 29 bale, which' was adjourned on the mo- Fair, not niych In I lion of pdvidTreau, Si. Alborl. Iftrrip-irature. .1 -GiriMursmiV'e'iF'ening, Ihe, members of Ihc legislalurc will bp; of the students of the' "Jnlret-slly of al dinner. Ihe Invilalion'bay- ng been tbroush, the .er ol 'Cducalion, Doyle; Mr. Crawford's H. II- "Graivfordi contiftumir .his speech on the addrcsa. and 'his1; criti- cism of Ihe Ihc phonG said. Ihal.as'ihcrc was no depreciation acco'nnl- provided for -4iie system II was supposed thai UIB system should be properly main- lained, 'there were lhat from years in uae. !wbuld have !o .be would lift thnt Hie Vales .nyisl be IncreaVet lo provide the money. T This n consetiuence of noVde prcct.itlon fund. He declared'that .had IL not been for ifie crillctSnV'of %lhc there woulcl ji'pl.' have ft sinking IL. ohl; Six the. Ontarip government arc in thp United Slates endeavoring ;lo laborers for that' province 'this'.Eum- The labor silnalionilhrpughbut Canada so far.ns- the'farmer, la'coiv ceriied Is' very, andUIin iveal- "crh iiro> inccs not delaj longer in on plans lo tbo shortage v That -Is tlio ne-7e. back tlie cast loday. J. Iliirris anil cnls, who has been on a big Celling campaign for- Ihe; Noble i v'jeat nnd oata for Mr NOD a and'' inds lhat m Manitoba then- isja hig Ictnand for.eood seed wheaV-wlji'e; in )nlarlo -there Is" shorUgc-, of ceil pats And Southern is he. only place m the thai iupply-lhem "n quantity "Mr: Hai-rls savs that .he labor sliuatlpn an farms is jolngjlo be senou1' nnd IhluVg that iTcry agency lhat be "ct at viork ElioviJcl be bus> Irjing lo meet the neeil. In the, telephone iiyateTri.jOrie-rpfvson why -the, provision, tor.v was hoi larger waij he be- cause of the Ihe con Edmonioh, Doyle, minister of cflitcallon, is imdcr- slood Lo'-bcHiif all. school cllslricU_ In th? prbVince an{ Ihorily .W 'purchase ,bo6lc3- and jiliesi- arfd.lt Is Iha'l.an 'amend- ;