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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 15, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta flu HKI Forecast; Fair VOLUME VIII. LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 1915 NUMBER 55 ANOTHER CANADIAN BRIGADE INTO TRENCHES ON SATURDAY Twelfth Annual Conven- tibn Opened Today with Usual Preliminaries- Phillips, New President, in Work Empty Handed The School Doard delegation to Winnipeg lo see about Bcliool finance linve reLurncd empty- hamlcd. The Mayor and si diilCRutioa from the School Board art (caving Tucsdny afternoon for IXlmonton lo interview the government, about school fin- -I- TheDacia at Nor folk, Va: Her Captain and Her Flag League Formed at -Olds -Will Attack Farmers' Problems in Right of the Provincial Schools of Agri- culture Praised A session of Ite praatast import- ance In the; annals of miners' convcn tiona opened this- morninp; at 10 o'clock 'at 'the Lofcor Temple. The _________ twelfth convention ot District No. 18 of the United Mine Workers of Am-[ (1AL last something sauc and to'deliberate jmonttt oth- sibjc Iicffll accomplished along the cr matters action should be with regard, to tie agreement SCE- linc ol the dovelopmcnt of the rural subscribed to by ttie miwrs In 1911, said Mr. B. R. Mar- the eight months' strike, nocli, who was elected president of the and whioh expires on March Slit. The Alberta Rural Development League at sealion was under the presidency of vnxk, upon his return to W. L: Phillips, elected last summer, tne ojty ond opened wthh an addcesi of wel- Mr. Marnocli has attended praetio- come to1 the'dflbgates by E. W. Al- ally-every "Back-to-thc-laml" con- representing the Trades ana La- ,cntion hold in the west, including lor Council ol LeMAridge, woo hopol fathered magnificent hut .whatever results would ho unworkable schemes lor placing the (pqnipliste1! the deliberations -would unemployed on the tarm, labor ccm- conduce to tbe welfare raisers ct-c., but he has felt that in industry they were Mi-j.0very other one was a failure so lar jn. 7 President PiiiUjpp.jn .reply; expLess- Those pictures were taken at Norfolk, Virginia, alter l-lio jiiTivcMl safely from GulvesLon, Texas, -with her cargo of cotton lor Gennany. Britain announces that she will be seized in order that her transfer from the Ham- burg-American line, under the German Hag, to American regisliy. may on way to Germany. lie tested. The Daula ib now in mid-ocean "ARE YOU Experienced Bassano Beet Farm- ers Say Sugar Factory Didn't For Hie second Limp, tins win- ter, the ladles of UK; I.O.D.Kl will lie at home Lomglu to the public at the Majestic Theatre, when "Are You a Mason" will be staged-by local talent. Those who attended the last patriotic concert under Lhe auspices ol (.lie I.O.D.E. know ihe ladies' reputation, and arc assured a fine evening's entertainment tc- Treat Farmers Right i- V A LITTLE ADJUSTMENT MIGHT HOLD FACTORY Has Uic Knight Sugar Co., which --.-_ --_..._ ._. ooncenied Ft la" founded "on, a ,tory from Raymond Lo Utah been ed on bebmll of contention ms practical v v--inconsiderate ol the bcst-raiseis ol the i Suggestion to bV followed is that district, and has the course member ;omng this The'termers in a; local- adopted by them toward the farmers was in sympatti, the .caw of it wjll ne inured to form clubs, "made necessary their decision to move labor. Even aupt.-natural ppwws, he will be prepared clube, plant elsewhere remarked, could not be more in aym- showing what vacant, lands lie around Some time ago tbe Herald publish- pathj- with the. cause oi. tbe miners them of this land will he cil an article signer! by a than one Tvbo tad experienced mada lf fB satisfactory Raymond man who undccsLood tbe privations under which the working and tne dub is shown thai a man can farmer's side of the beet industry classes suRercd. '.'We meet not only living on it, so that the mem- from actual experience, in which he devise means fo-r benefitting our bers ;n a position to re- endeavored to show that the com- irnmodiate lot, but._ for doing some- contend ;t to his .friends, the league pany had not always treated the will see tbat literature pertaining ip beet raisers in a way that would ae- ftbat particular section is published cure their support of the factory, and circulated. Booklets will be sent now Lhe. Bassano Colony Extension to the addresses designated- by the of Settlement Club sends a resolution Following the procedure m vogue at Jarmers themselves, and this is to "endorsing "Farmer's" remarks to Lhe present with regard to war pews. In- be followed up with a personal visit full Board Member David Recs to the prospective settler, so that he rose and submitted a resolution to can glean further, particulars. ,the mbfttitig that in of the im- The post of president will be oner- porfcance of tbe preient sesiion, and OUg as well as honorary, and Mr. to that nothing thould transpire Marnooh proposes. Lo arrange for a which; would Jn aByjiyay be ceriee ol meetings throughput the he miBconstiued by the public and pre- province for the purpose of doing a deliberations ol the .miners little miBiiooary work before any a.prciE committee fca appointed funds are asked for. The railways aro thing.which would emancipate from conditions under whioh we sit luffering. PRESS CENSORS APPOINTED HAY FOR STOCK IS GRANTED Government Will Supply it rn Noeriv Roche's Assurance Whereas, the Bassano Extension ot Settlement Cluh, being a rep- resentative body ot experienced hcct growers from Color- ado, deplores the fact that The Knight Sugar Co., have decided to remove their factory from Ray- mond, on the pretext oE lack oE to cenwr.all reports.of the meeting, lining up with the scheme, and the This Syas seconded by R. Garttett, Canadian publicity bureau in Chicago, which has accnsG to over was people through its advertising meni- J Loughran UUIE, will open its doors to the lea- and 'carried. The eomhilttee-of! appointed as foUoirs J.'.'Biirke and H. Beard, igue's campaign who retired for Uit making up ol the PRAISE FOR FARM SCHOOLS Mr Mr. Fairlield and Mr. Duobam all visited the Provincial school of agriculture while in Olds, various other conimittmi. MAYOR'S WELCOME In welcoming the delegates to Hi _ city. Mayor Hardic said iiat he all are very favorably impressed i licvod that this; wu the third the government's system of slpn on which had the pleasure of ricultural and with the addressing tie convention.. At each! practical nature of UIB work being conrention he counsel none. ''Boeing the boys and girls ac- and id' Jiad tions, and tlie unsatisfactory la- bor question of Southern Alberta, scL forth by tiic said company. Be it therefore resolved that tue Bassano Colony Extension of Set- tlfcment Club, hcarily endorse and do firmly coincide with the views expressed in an article on this question, published in Lhe "Leth- bridge Daily Herald" m their is-, sue of the 29bh ulD., and signed "Farmer." J. P. HOVER. Sec. yice, but .was not sure whether tually work leaves me in'no doubt would indicate that a little ad been followed. Though not as to the efficiency of .these schools." Adjustment of differences between the alist, he socialistlcally in- said -Mr. "Tnere was a call anj the factory might re- Ottawa, Ont., Feb. ous complaints have reached W. A. Buchanan, M.P., that far.-ners in the drouth-stricken area of South- ern Alberta have been unable to get hay for farm stock on applica- tion to the government relief ag- ents. .Mr. Buchanan has recently in- terviewed Hon. Dr. Roche, minis- ter cf the Interior, who haB given him the explicit assurance that the department is supplying hay for stock on the same conditions as they are supplying seed grain and other relief. When farmere can not get hay on their own resourc- es, the government will supply it. Dr. Roche's statement in this regard is clear and explicit. dined. He did Hot advocate axtroine for delegates tO'the convention movc past troubles and result metaurea at anytime for to be pro- to b8 photographed, but they would rejuvenating Of the industry in South- grewKe. was be extreme He not their positions beside Lhe ern Alberta. urged the to temper their claSB in ;jdgiTig __ deliberations with wisdon and con- horses, so interested were they, lu [the blacksmith shops the boys are ing models to an exact scale of build- i tbe.war, the mayor ob-i turning out practical .articles, and ings ivhich their fathers contemplate more-money had been in Mie carpenter shops they are build- erecting this summer." spent than would leed the poor for n of Connaught Inspects 7000 Canadian Head Salvation Army to Visit Here keep Ute wheels of industry going lor two Everything coiwidtred, tbe luobey -wai Bpent. Some present he, knew were not of our na-tlonallty, buL he noL alnid to lor we were fighting the cause'of individual freedom from mil- itarJBTq T.aying aside individual pre- Judlcrt we should bocot our end of Ihe :war from this point of view. Tbe mayor, referring to tbe inci- Vmta.of 1011, Hid that he was Canadian Soldiers at Winnipeg Winnipeg, Man., re Ling between ildewtlks lined with sptfcta- torm, 7000 of Western Canada's citi- zen soldiers, members'of the, 2nd and 3rd contingent! which have been un- dergoing a fitrenudus training here for weeks, this afternoon'passed the Jn- ctlon of H.R.H. the Duke .of. Con- sod that the miners, if they had no, tepttti 5 per cent, offer made; Ihfm would hjTp shown moderate and would have bgd the prestljt of being a winning party. The opHcteii as well ac tbe miners hid, In view of the financial condl- lioni, a hard road to travel anri to ttold, tbo to bo and conaUieratd In tfcelr dr- pose. The people'of Winnipeg turned out In full farce for the event, their numbers being swelled by many from other 'weattrn towni, and the scene was a brilliant, one. His Royfll Hlrhoess spent a busy day with troonf. Ills 'visit was atrlctiy'for purposes, and he set out at ten o'-olook tbli morning to vleit the various bairnchi where the men are quartered. Hlo inspection was a thorough one, and he'questioned ._. _-- .the oien and wont rhoroughlj- into, the Wfli ukod by rondltldn3 under which theV have Smith whether considered the fj been trained, "Yi mands, for .money In itrnythin; In tHeii dare. At tie of Ui addrm, the cut.-offer- one, iCoQtmued .oa Kfarly In tho afternoon tbe Various unlta paraded In and tomi- ed in position on Main street, between the Union station and Portage av- enue. While thousands of spectators locked on, the Duke' of Connaugbt, In the uniform of a. field marshal of the British army, and surrounded by his staff, through the ranks, his critical, soldierly e3-e keenly tak- ing In Impressions -based on hlB o'wii extended military service. This concluded, the Duke and bis staff took up their positions at the corner of McDermott avenue arid Main street, and the steady stream of marching troops began to pass by. The 5th Artillery Brigade, led the way, .followed by the 27th, 28th and 32nd battalions, the 43rd and 44th bat- talions, and the Army Service Crop's, the Army Medical corps and auxiliary units. His Royal Hlclmeis will 'attend a dinner at' Government House thta ev- eninj, after which he will leave for Ottawa. Between United States and Great Britain 100 Years Peace Commemorated. MANY SERMONS ON THE SUBJECT TO BUY ITALY? ___Ijondon, Feb. Romo newspaper states tbat Prince von Buelow, German Ambassa- dor to JiaJy, 'rvJ1l shortly make propcsals for the Intervention of Italy in tue war on the Bide ol Germany In return for ter- ritory concessions. I Northern Poland and Galicia to See Decisive French Bombard St. Mihiel Still Sore About American1 Protest London, Feb. a, long period of Inactivity, fighting between Aus- tria and Montenegro has been-resum- ed. An Austrian fleet hae bombarded the Montenegrin port of'Antlvari, and two Austrian aeroplanes attacked with machines guns the palace in which were King Nicbo'iaa and other mem- bers of the Montenegrin Royal family. Two Big Battles Soon Of the great struggle in. Gal- icia and Bukowlnn, there IB information. A decisive battle In northern Poland ia looked for. -when (lie retreating .Russians .reaph posi- tions on which they decide- to..make their stand. In iranortfint contest is In..-progress. -The long-drawn gut struggle In .the Ca.r- paihlans shows no elgnu of .approach- ing an end. Both the Austrian and Russian war offices along.the front. Thoie U. S.-Notei. German newspapers .continue .to comment on the American notes, some of them taking the stand-chat the Un- ited States representations to Great Britain are Ies3 vigorous llian .those to Germany. It is asserted tbat the lautt Is .England's, on. account. her use of tlie American KUSS WIN IN BUKOWINA London, Feb. dispatch .to The Daily Chronicle Irom Czernowitz says Second Contingent Likely to (Train at Shorncliffe on Ground Evacuated by One of Kitchener's Armies _ London, of Canadian contingent ire new At the front, and a certain brlgidt of Canad- ian infantry moved to their poiltloni in the on lift Saturday night Thty drove Garmant ai far bank the Blflnil hill, where they are ttlll holding their poiltiom In the trenchai. In tha the German offentive movement, which begin along the two bank! of the river Lauch, wat not pur- on the iQuth bank. .The enemy enthuiliitloally bombarded our poal- tloni on the north bank of thlt The Qermani are being held In check by ut in front of our advanced line at Lmngenfelkopr, In the forait of Rem- pach. Trench troopi on skle have exe- cuted very brilliant counter attack against the German poiltjene .on; aides of the mountain at Yeatftrday very heavy thla-Localjty. 3ECOND CONTINGENT MAY TRAIN AT SHORNC'LJFFE London, Feb. Some IE expressed at Shorncliffe that the camp evacuated by Kitchener's Army" may be occupied by the next. Canadian contingent. 'Fighting continues in Bviltcrwina.. The received reinforce- ments and have a series 61 counter attacks which shattered the _o______DP Austro-trerinan lines at three points, j men living in Morristown on the Aia-. Toy Balloons Scared People of Brockville ________ Ogdensburg, N. Y., Feb. "I believe such prayers wi-11 BO up to the Prince of Pea.ce today from [.he pulpits, aud.tiie ht'arts .of-tlie..people, or these two great .nations living in fort or a blockhouse marking a. bound- ary line of -1000. miles that war be- tween them will never more be pos- sible." That sentence dropped from the lips of one minister in the city churches almost as a prayer, and in a few words sums up the services in all the city churches, and indeed in every church In Canada and tbe United States, In commemoration of one bundrerd years of peace between the two great dem- ocracies of North America. Yesterday reso'ivod. itseIC Into a "Go- to-Church Sunday" in this city, to mark tbe ratification of the Treaty ol Ghent, brought to a c-lose a dis-, as irons and, wnal is now generally he-1 lieved to have been a useless, war, be-; tween Great Britain anil the United States, waged on the border line ho neing 20 below zero. A-driving exploded high ii the air above Lween the latter country and Canada., renricrs it impossible to distinguish Brocfcviilc. The occasion was one of much rejoic- [rjend from foe a hundred feet dis-j Reports reached here today from1, ing. minted which was the sin- (ant. V jrorristbwfl were to the effect> cere prayers ol millions of people that "Thousands oi wounded on Was believed there that these balloons such an event could never occur ag- ain. Prayers for President Wilson as head of the great Republic to the south mingled with nrayers for King George and (hose who are directing the destinies of Canada when she is again at war, though this time with a militant "European power, a war in which Canada has tbe sympathy and good-'wishes of the majority of tho of the United States. Tlio. fact that tbe Trenty of Ghent concluding the -war ot 1812-14 was sign- ed in the 'city of Ghent, now In the centre of devastated Belgium, was gen- retirement. i erican side of the line opposite Brock- 'fhe Russians are now mbvmg for-; said today that shortly 'after ward hut snow impedes the- march, j nine o'clock las't nipht they iip The cnld is intense, 'the temperature three bclloons, eack. ,ol _. ._ sides have perished irphi Zepp and Beat it Before French'Planes Geneva, Feb. thrilling aerial lattlo, in which a Zeppelin was plt- mistaken, for aeroplanes bf. per- sons living across the line. BULLETIN erally ccmracnted_ upon, and the fiuf-, thousands o[ German ..and Frenil London, Feb. a statement, explanatory of the arrangement made at tlie receni Conference be- tween the finance ministers of Kus-'. 'ranee and-himself in iold the House Commons'thii afternoon i un a fcriiig cf Hie was not lorgol.-1 troops in (he trenches a little south -.expenditures of (ne Allies on, the leu in the midst of a peace commom-i o[ would be two billion pounds- oration AT THE MEN'S.OAVN That the. greatest republic iuiu it. t..wu ___ j world lias ever the great- at a much lower The Zeppelin, corainfc. (rom during Inr-.k- ITnrptjt. was sailitlir fnwarn-ml- J 'Black Forest, was sailing toward Bfel- Llie fort when it met the, cst empire' in history were liappv 16 level. A challenge to battle .was ac- cepted and the fight lasted forty min- greai'ivorJd poivcrS hafl tccn conclud- ed, the speaker in vivid word pic- lures, presented the contrast of ihe European.situation now in operation. MARKETS TO. GERMANY The (j'oloiid is a first, rate.optimist, and Ins audience soon caught the con- tagion. While readily grantins the condition existing AMies Plan Economic .Victory After the War' .Paris, Feb. meeting of the thai in the heart of the t human race there v.'as an inesisUble undeu-curicnt making towards a com- mon and mutual brotherhood of man- hind, and ons Issue arising out of this COMivJSSIOriEK RICHARDS siisantic struggle, predicted the Col- cacl, would be the tlawnlng of an era _ record. The Commissioner Hces, who went down Httentibn of hiw hearers rivetted on the Empress of Iriland, will pay upon ,thc .utterances right from start KctTiuridse Itis first orticiaJ visit on to finish, and. those u'ho were fortun- March S. Great preparations arc' be-j ate enough to take advantage of the ing made for his visit and it Colonel's visit will have lasting re- "ikely a mass mcetinir will be held' mcmbrancos-of such an inspiring ad-, )ne-ofthc larze auditoriumi. dress and. incssase. Ihe .loading .nations, upon the battle- finance ministers oi'iiie T fields or today, the speaker affirmed: tente was not merely to organize for vConiinissioQCi- Richards of the leading 'to such a scupu oi alion Army in Canada, successor to liberty'hitherto without i an economic .declared P- Baric, the Ruaaian minister-of Finance, In nn interview with Le Matin! "We must not be obliged some day after the wnr'is he continued, to pay a sort of Indemnity .to the, Ger- mans by leaving open to them a meaus ai recouping and enriching themgelvea at.our expense in cur own markets.; "Germany, havlne demolished the factories In DelKlunivPolnnd and north- ern France, perhaps thinks to force UB lo buy. from her goods we. can ,npt make ouraelvcs. Let her. be quite sure our markets are closed to. her the current year, of which Oreat Britain was spending more moriey'- tlian were her two allies. The present war, Mr. Lloyd-. .George said, was the most expensive in material, men and money that, had ever oeen waged. Great Britain, the Chancellor of the Exchequer told the House of Commons, could finance the war for, years out.of the proceeds of her. 'investments abroad., France teas able to do so for about tti'O or three years, with something to spare., Russia, he said, although prodigious- ly rich in natural resources, was a different position. Mr. Lhyd- George said that it decided at the conference of the finance ntms- ters in Paris not to issue a joint- loan. THROTTLE THEM London, Feb. a slate f riieni lo Ihe-llonse of Commons to- day Rl. lion. Winston Spencer Chur- chill, of the iiitinialed that further aciwn wrtuld ie taken by the AM'-es lu prevent tht importation 'of foodstuffs in i--1 skips to Germany. ;