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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 15, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta �tbbt(b9e t)cralt) DAILY AND WEEKtV Bubterlptton Rates: 100 Billy, delivered, per week ..... BSlr: delivered, per year .�'-\lf, Wily, by mall, per year ........ Weekly, by mall, per yf" g l.g'.oo ItrceUr. by mall, per year to u TELEPHONES Business Office f Canada, was elbcted a life member of the Clydesdale Horse Association of Canada. B. R. IsolL acting consul-general for Switzerland In Montreal, will be the accredited intermediary between German and United States Interests in Montreal. I A record fine of |760 and costs or 1 three-months in jalU was imposed hi The National Council budget b*. the Y. M. C. A, amounts to 1560,(100. ,____ shoijW Vi�?o-, duce vegetuhlea worth �1.000tOOO,..tkc THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR The hundred and one Irritating little acts In violation of American rights, since the break ot diplomatic relations between Germany and the TTnlted States, have finally called forth activity on the part of President Wilson, who is now deciding whether he shall forthwith appeal to congress for the farther power^ he deems it neces-�ary for him to possess to more fully protect American rights on the seas. The shiUng of the steamer Law In the Meditemneaa yesterday merely serves to aggravate a delicate situation, and the re-detention of the American seamen la Germany, the blocking of communication with Americans stranded in the far east, . and other little matters do not im-irrove the situation whatever. Added to .this-is the surety that a more outrageous violation of rights Is close at band. Offlciiildom at Wash-' ^gton is living in a tense atmosphere, the eleltric flashings in which Tfore-�ram ot the storm that is almost sure to break. Germany has once again and stiU more firmly declared that the unrestricted submarine warfare will be pursued to the fullest extent, so that litUe hope Is held out that Pre-�Ident Wilson GUI keep his country from hostilities verjr much longer. Lord Curzon, as mouthpiece tor tb� ; British cabinet in t&eHbaseotLi^MiB, tells wha:t the admiralty Is dotaf to counteract the serious efflEwts ot the submarine warfu'e, the gravity of which is not by any means mlnlmiced In^the British mind. But the plans of the admiralty, which include vastly increased ocean tonnage, and protection from the navy for merchant ships both neutral and allied, are calculated to greatly reduce the effects of the sub. warfare. . I The continued British successes In the far east and on the French front are most heartening. The dally small raids on the Soiome have the effect of winning away from the enemy amall blU of ground which, considered In relation to the entire front, are taost important in tlve manner In Vhleb they tend to weaken the gen-aral lines ot defence of the enemy. The British in France are now gradually approaching the strong position Ot Seire. would frustrate the enemy's campaign. Tn the House of I^iords Lord Curzon outlined tn  a general way what the admiralty measures were. Great Britain, he said, -was multiplying de-, -....._________ stroyers, arming merchantmen, de-: death at Toronto Oirough; the negU-bientlBc inventions lor the Bence of the G. T. It; and the Union uiswort8 were given ot each branch of the work. by the different dnid#l. A ve"ry' gratifying and � en-oouraclBg year's work has beenvac-ednpljshed.' i^:-:. ;,:,Th^ order has now a membership of Ii80 and during, the . year raised �5;-^6M, and shipped 12,$09 articles to the .Ifed Cross depot in Calgary, ^I'so 680 field comforts. Besides sending this large number of articles which Included bandages of all kinds, pyjam- f) has-been appointed; E^^ll^fflni^&U^wl^iiw) is, chairman of the agH'liulttlWlf'. committee. These committees dtobijhrt- the full mem- '^'^Si:^^^''f-^m.^.^^'^ stand ing committees:- .'^ , ,l , n PrlvUeiii'^itld-iBieDtionB-Hon. J. R. BoylerSSS'.VlV. Qfl'Py. Hoj;. C R Mitchell; Meisleuxs Campbell (Dr.) (chairman); GlendeMlng, McColl, Moffat. a�tSNaught6n, y Tweedle, Bwing, ""ttlpil" aw^hAh: W. Gariepy, Hon.,e'. mawsrt, Mon. C. W. Cross, Hon. J. R\Wle. fiessleurs Montgomery (ohairinan). Smith, Lefflngweii. McArtiTur. I^obin, McKay, Cote, Bou dreaur'Mlth'ener, Hillocks, Tweedle, Bwing, -Hoadleytv Stanley. Legai^Bilia-Honi A. L. Sifton, Hon. C Wi Crbsai Hon. J.'R. Boyle, Messieurs. MacKay,:(obairman),Turgeon, MoKenhey, !Bwlhg,!Blow, Crawford. Standing Ordersr-Hon. C. R. Mit- ,____________________ 'chell,;Hon. D, Marshall. MeBsieurs is. shirts, sheets, pillow slips; pillows, i pufler (chairman), McCallum, Mpnt-etdi etc., dbfaations were sent to Gal-; gomery, $haw; Patterson (Macleod), iary Red Gross $1,602.60, prisoners Archeir, Weidenhammer. ^ of war $467.10, Soldiers' home in Lon- Pxinting-Hon. C. R. Mitchell, Mes H. L. Enman is the new manager of the Calgary branch of the bank of Nova Scotia. "Hie comes from the* Queen and McCaul Streets branch of the same bank in Toronto. *� The Donnaconna Pulp and Paper company, ot Donnaconna, Que., vw^i( fined $100 and costs for having oper* ated its plant on iSundays and having called the men to work on Sundays' Clifford Haney,.B.A., chemistry as- ship retumen saieiy i'"''^"";: dent there, who wrote to a Kingston Withlii a tew weeks England had be- aent in heaven's sake send me come a veritable Zeppelin trap. Inre-oea^e The coal cost $8." f^tL^Se'r^^^^^^^^ TcU^'^ollanrthe express charges were $10. ___The score the enemy, high at the beginning, will _ Bistant at the Agricultural college A ton of coal was sent bv ,,r,,"''^'"'^*P�*''*'�d: Ernest Trotter, B.S;A., om Kingston to^Torohto to a rls^ Grain GroTvefs' oronio io_ a rest-1 Qm^e^ received '^bles from England some time ; ago i Some of An active step towards developing markets within the empire is being of Okotbks forthepast 30 year8..be; Ing one of the first ploneeifB. He/ d9n $;00.00, .Belgian relief $100.00,'Og-den home ieo, y.M.C.A. $115.00, Christmas stocking tun^ $176.00, sailors' reliet |i:82:00, bo;^ tscquts $50.00. and local relief fcr soldiers' dependents $65,50;i;.:,:^,. , Th6 order wishes to thank very heartily the many who helped in the varioj^s ways to make this year such a success, those who gave home-cdok- gg, larmj produce ,the ladies who kve teast Mud Lake district. Spring Ppint, Rathwell, Hazelmere. the committee who gave the Scotch concert, the Macleod Choral Society. His Honor Jndge McNeill and Capt. Mathews, who gave the use of the depot, Mrs. Rbbt.'^ Patersoa for telephone, the Oddfellows for use of hall for dance and^hose who subscribe monthly. To the Macleod News and Mr. Bowker of the Empress theatre, we are especially indebted for their untiring cour- V^e election of officers resulted as follows: Regent, Mrs. C'etarnes (reelected); 1st vice-regent, Mrs. F. W. B, George; 2nd vice-regent, Mrs. A. D. Ferguson; secretary, Mrs. T. B. Martin; trea8;urer, Mrs. A. F. Grady; "Echo" secretary. Miss Cody; Standard bearer, Mrs. W. H. Atkins; councillors, Mra. J. L. FaWcett, Mrs. O. Ives, Mrs. m P. McNeill and Mra. R. O. Mathews;Red Cross committee, Mrs. D. Grier, Mrs. George, Mra. Lea tber, Mrs. Black, Mrs. Grady, Mrs. Hutehins, Mrs. Davles, Mra. Collin-�on, Mra. Mathews and Mra. Fawcett, secretary. sleurs Woolf: ' (chairman), McColl, Montgomery,' Puffer, Campbell. Wei-deuhammer. Archer, Crawford. Public Accounts*-Hon. C. Stewart, Hon. C. R. Mltthell, Hon. J. R._Boyle, Hon. W. Gai'iepy, Messieurs McNaugh-ton (chairman), Boudreau, McArthur, Tobin, Lefflngweii,, Campbell, McKay, Minneapolis, Feb.i'^lS. f^FoIlo^lnll charges by several' fpet^itorS/ilba^ fit;emen laid hose while people,,ealled for help in the windows'of^tbe Kenwood hotel, Mlnneafi$li(!;rd3ftB*rthe fire on Sunday, night,'.FlCe.Onlef C. W. Ringer announced today thai, he would start an, Investigation. vV'J- 1' ...W. D. .Taylor, ,wlv,� but his .widow them wlU be captured, l��t^^e may the Bhopbrt Association-of recton on the majority of the boats taKennyiae^j^ orMnizatiott lost to Germany being sunk. _ dlan'manufacturers the measures adopted by the navy will permit of no other outcome.^ We^murt not overtook the vital, es-aential tact that the enemy's submarine (�mpalgn Is a massed attack hlch has behind It the same purpose as the viarious concentrated operations on land since the commence- ment of the war. After the battle of ^^^^^g with the suggeatlon from the Mame and the extension of the^^^^ ^^^^^.^j committee in.Toronto, re-battlefront from the Aisne .t^e | the government to detlne Channel coast the central empires i _,r-ino. teU into a state of siege. They tried to break out first in Flanders and disastrously failed. Thereupon they t�jrn od to the eastern front and dro^ethe ^^^^^ to prevent anyone wtio, ^r to J. P. Morgan' ot/^ew'irork;;-rlsited Hartford;--and formally presented to the trustees of tiie^nradswortb' i^then-eumthe priceless �bllectipa' of porcelains ^and-other objects of" art which originally belongeaj^to his l|ther and which the giver not^lonf' ligo'sent bere on loan. -He also gave the ibstlti^tlon a cheque for $50,0�''ior its, mainten-ance'fund. � �% ,A resolution has?been passed, by the Socialists ot\N%^pn. Falls demand ing "that before any r steps whatevpr are-taken to establlsK conscription in the Dominion of Canada a-refsreadum on the subject be submitted .to *' FROM OKANAQAN London, Feb. - I8.^8ub.-Lleut. Walter Holden Legge, accideutally killed while flying in England, belonged to Okanagan, B. C. siege. It gained no separate peace, no . ^ anyone found with them in ouUetto the seas and finally entailed j ^^^^^^5^^ ,g uaWe to a fine of THIS CITY CHOSEN FOR POLICE HEADQUARTERS Lethbrldge becomes the headquar ters of the provincial, police force in Southern Alberta, according to dispatches from Edmonton yesterday This city, which for so long has been the headquarters of a Mounted Police detachment, will continue to be the centre of the police force whose bus! sess it will be to keep law and order throughout the south. The city is natural 'centre, with railroads giving Vasy access to all outlying to-wns, and It is natural that it should have been chosen by th^ police commission. However, It Is pleasing to kno~ that definite action has been taken. . Detective Sergeant" J: S.'Piper of Macleod, who �will be Inspector of police for the LetliSrldge district, is well known to many Lethbridge. peo-,ple. He has been stationed at Macleod W many years as a member of the Mounted Poilce, He hasa record of efficiency with that body, and the choice would appear to be a good one. fresh burdens upon their resources. Then they tried France at Verdun and Italy In the Trentlno and again failed -with enormous losses besides facllitatihg a Russian advance which accounted for a million Teutonic casualties. The Rumanian campaign was worthless in Its relation to the chief essential fact of the nar. � It could his possession , ^ $5,000 or five years' imprisonment. George A: Annette,' of Eupbemia township, Lambton cotmty, Ont., has entered actions against Chatham and Kent counties for amounts totaling $13,000. He has issued the writs personally in the Ontario Supreme Court. ! W. R. Hickey, K.C., of Bothwell, and the people of Canada, the' women as well as the men, and that the will of the people be the deciding factor, and be it further resolved that immediate steps be taken tOjBUbmlt'a referendum to conscript the wealth of the Dominion." The following have been appointed paymasters and asislstant paymasters at Shorncllffe: 1st Canadian Reserve Brigade-Capt. W. Miller, Brentford, Ontario, paymaster, and Capt. Flanagan, Toronto^ assistant paymas ter, 3rd Canadian'Reserve battalion; Captains D. B. Tayor, Woodstock, Ontario, paymaster. R. H. Touch-boume, assistant, 4th Reserve Batta lion; H. C. Kennedy, paymaster, C. Burllngham, Battleford, , Sask- -----:---- _ lUUD ^ILICO uwTu -----P........ McCallum, Puffer," Cote, Woolf) JIc- telegraph to attend the^ demonstra-' Kay, Lessard, -Boudreau, Montgom-; tlon after which ItlBh.planned to-vlslt ery, Pingle, Tweedle, Hoadley, Hill-i congress, ocks, Stanley, Crawford, Patterson (Peace River). V, , GENERAL.DEGRADED Londoni Feb. The Official Gazette, says a Renter dispatch from Jassy;' the -'Rumanian capital, announces the compulsory retirement of Edgar Mavrooordato, the Rumanian minister at 'Vienna, and C. G. Mano, the Rumanian minister to Turkey, :op the ^grbiind that they re-maltield 'in jenermy territory despite orders to follow: the Rumanian government' to JasSy/ Gen,~ Socecu,: ttie dispatch adds, has been trl^d by. court martial and > aeTitencM. to \ftve,-years' penal servi-' tude and degradation on charges connected with his command in the battle of the.Argechu "river. The ArgiBchu riyer formed the last natural defenae ofj Bucharest, and the Rumanians lost 8;000 prisoners when S they were defeated in the battle there on Decernt^er ,4' last. Bucharest was entered by the Germans on Decern-' ber 6. - is generously used in tuberculosis'cuinps^ proof positive that it^ the most enerpdng;bRiptt* ~ ration in the -world, lit has power to creiii^powtr. It warms anditnouMhw; it enriches thl^^iiiloti^l), stops loss off ll^^^aiiid ' builds you u^/ scojTs IS puRciiiD liicH Scgtt �k Bowac, TarMta, oat. -~ UrM BSSeuuBI w^>l,-------- W totln^'^ifi ^w.?b IS'/ Jl� ^"n ^ Wilstn,* Pme'&~St^wart. of Chatham, ^5\.T?T2lf,, S.=^L^,^ i ItH^i ""-e sued for $3,000 damages for alleg-^M^^^^^fi^.l^^?^tTr,?n^^I:. duress, misrepresentation, unpra Zff fessional luplicity and mischievously wn� ffc?*T, I , u . invoking the lunacy act on the plaln-^ ^'"'I'^i u^^"^ rl^ tltt's person and estate. W. Moore-made upon Great^ Britain. It cannot house of Euphemla township is alleg-1 - ------=---- be conducted with an army and the gd to have sworn to misleading affi- a'chewan, assistant, 6th Reserve bat-enemy at present fears to Jryjt with davlte, and Is sued for $1,000. a.Cantains A. Mllne, Toronto, """" D. Graham, of Bothwell, on the same count is sued for $2,000 damages. The Merchants' Bank -branch in Bothwell is sued to the tune of $5,000 tor alleged illegal practice and unprofessional business methods, and Issuing Illegal his navy. The Zeppelins failed. The submarine campaign always has been on the German card since the Cressy. Hogue and Aboukir were sent down by U-9 In 1914. It was attempted in February 1915, but the counter-mea- rure^tSLpted kestroyed so many Ger-| statements regardlnB^the p^ai^ti�, ' tiff's mental condition, Annette is acting in his own behalf in the cases. ['�:'�� SUBMARINES WILL GO ) AS DID THE ZEPPELINS Though the allies are making good �:, progress on land, notably on the west front and in' Mesopotamia, interest fcenters in the submarine warfare by .Which Germany, hopes to bring Eng-Uciii to her knees. Admiral Scheer ^:>\;::i.^ffttbe.aeTBMn:a^y: made the remark fi^tmp other dayjth^jt Gpiiiany's future ',% on the sea. By this he could only : lisye meant that Germany had given np all hope of ever winning the war on land, or-In the air, where they hoped at the first of the war to do sb ' ntuch. His evident meaning was that ||,^the central powers did not win bj|! gamble. He decided to try when he had constructed a sufficient number of more powerful submarines to carry out an intensive campaign. He does not expect to starve Great Britain into subjection. That fustian Is' for home consumption. He knows that the nation has sufficient resources to establish sea lanes for ships laden yiiOi Importa of food and necessary rav? materials on -which his submarines would not dare to trespass for a day. He ,knows, too, that his submarine losses will be proportionately as great ais his losses have been in similar massed attacks in the air and on land. He believes that losses in trade, discomfort and fear will discourage the British people and induce them to agree to peace. It is the reasoning of a swine, but on the testimony of a v/ell-known Bavarian proverb, that .is Jill the Prussian is. He may mur Ider a;numb'er, of innocent non-com batants and Tevel in it. but in doing so he pierely drives more nails into bls'own coffin, fie cannot raise the 'siege, ' expel the spectre of famine f(pm bis country or escape the decisive oven^helming defeat in the field, the pr�|lude to the awftil scenes which will mark the downfall of Prussian militarism- And the thumb of every power on earth now neutral will be turned down when the time fori^O flnisbing stroke arrives. The Butldcas Are Coming! talion; Captains paymaster, and W. N. SmlUle, assls tant, 12th Reserve Battalion. The Bulldogs. Are Comingl WE SAVEYOU MONEY! ON WEARING APPARELJiSHQES FOR YOURSELF & FAMILY HENNESEY& WILSON NORTH LETHBRIDGE. LOANS FOR LIVESTOCK THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE isiprepariid to encourage the development of the Western livestock industry by extending liberal credits to good farnoers to purchase breed^^ and feeder livestpck. FINISH THE FEEDERS IN CANADA KEEP THE HEIFERS AT HOME In 1915 about 43^000 head of feeder cattle were taken froni the Winnipeg stock yards for distribution among farmers in the Northwestern States, representing a serious loss to Western Canadian farmers. We wish to assist in stopping this movement. Consult us befQre selling unfinished stock. If you must sell, let us try to find you a buyer at home and buUd up your own districi*' Lethbridge Brf^nch" R. T. Brymner, ;