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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 15, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUMK F12HHUAI1Y NUMBER Seamen Say'Boats Now Operal i Ing Inferior -lo T. Former Types AilE ORATED INEXPERIENCED MEN London; .'Fcb, the mea'are.'details of Great' Britatn's measures ;pf Loffense against the new German submarine.campaign have beeri given'out, but each re- port, elnklnfl of ehlp brlngs'confirmjtlon of reports that 1 the'new under-sea boats are vast- ly Inferior to the old U-boali, The testimony'.of1 officers and crews of ihe1 also Indicated _that" 'the itatett'-. art being manned by' Germany li hard-pressed, for men capable of handling machinery. The new iubniarlnes, according lo th'e be si evidence, are much light- er than ihoBt .of the old type, showing evldence'of hasty con- Elructicn. 'It It reported thai Ger- many, Is now. turning out standard submarine part6 In various fac- tofleSp'but la "aisimbllng-them In only, shipyards.. All submarine "machinery has been but hulls, and eipeclaMy are i. extremely light. Unbroken si- fence eontfnues'io mark the alti- tude of admiralty oflicialsjtoward the' submarine "campaign, but an satisfaction le apparent. mads was: AMERICA'S YOUNGESTX BIG MILL- IONAIRE ON WAR William Vfnccnt'''Astor, Hotrtcqanl n Lho Uiilleil fJavai MUltla volunteers) Is ,011''duty-! Svlth 111? corps guarding ibe 'bridges nm vharvcs o[ Nciv Yo'rk-.City.'X Hon. Duncan Marshall Outline New The; fllgary. Feb. Dunca Marshall, minister of .aErjcuUiire, ou lined a very important; 'deiiarturc tlic government of Alticrfa in enco.u aging tlic grovvUi ot Uiroue out (he province meeting of tl Agricultural' fairs -'RSEpcfiitlpn, was -held in Hie noon.' i'--v.''.- The government is prepared lo.'gua aiilce 'lljcj. credit- homtfsLead and small fanner has'; t money'-.to into -llie! livestock, .bti riea's.' 'feqiij smaii farmera'w vctli go Lber will pVaceVlls' Submarine Victims NEW PHOTQ OF DEVONSHIRE I TWO'ARE SUNK tendon, Feb. British fiteamer Clllcla, 3750 toni, has. been sunk, Lloyd's, shipping agen- cy announced toctay. The crew was landed. The British steamer Ferga also has been eunhj the agency TWO MORE SUNK London, Feb. La- oiy and members of the crew of the British steamer Azulj a sub- marine vieDm, have landed. It 'develops that the steamer of 3000 tons, was sunk by a submarine on Feb. 7. The captain and 11 members of, the him were picked up. soon afterward by the Balling ves-t eel Eudora.. The .second Nwf1h trie chlet officer and H In Jt, Is reported still missing. The Eudorn herself yesterday morning and Captain AtklniOn and liis crew, totalling 25 men, together wflh the Azul's crew of 12 menj look to the boats And were In a few, hours. One member of thc.Eu- dora's crew was drowned. AMERICAN ABOARD Washington, Feb. Bri- tish Bailing vessel Alnsdale', Hue-'- for England, was stop-, ped tiy a submarine 180 miles off Cape Clear, oft the Irish coast. Feb. 5th, and sunk after the crew had abandoned her. Mr. Pan; at London advised the state depart-. merit of the sinking, saying that- one. American, was aboard and i among the rescued. lias..placed-his approval on this phot v it sayi, JVat the bollom to .nothing less, than templing (WIN (irsl message -to stntc depart- ment from United Stllos officials Turkey 07 rjulgarin, since the outbreak In relations wivh -Gernmny, re- ceived toiiay irom; Ambassador.Klkns al Conslanlinoiile! wli_6. ioqiiircd aljonl the ditliciiltiBS of c'onimunlcation willi his sovernmcnl. .It bbrb'Uio date'Feb. th, nnd npparently: was delaycn til least rivc'ilay's lon'sef thin is usually tlic casoV- U'itlj dispatches from Die Turkish cnpKal. Ofricials arc Inves atlnE llie cause of delay. Eri'aso, FeS.' licial nha unconfirmed report jiij' id c'clred liere late todnj-'-.lhiil'.Uie; U'6 Irobrs of lho'l21h.II. cd tlic international ier raiicli 'soutlicast of fraclilla, at noon today in purEUit of llie.Mex ca.n raiders, .ivlio liad lluee American con'boys as _ Fr.-Cariadiaii M. Spain's InlcrTenllon in' Iho war.on .the- 'side of. Ih'e bhtenlc allies Is con-" '-.Bldereti Thc Is to Induco modify .Us: submarine war-. lisa told" the Sjijtilsh Mris lhal If. Ills .effort is- unsuccessful he will nounce-lo'the. world Iftat he flppVovcs Spain's entry on Ihe Erounrt of 'Eclf-defcnso. Tho kaiser lias-been warned Ihsl. If' Spain1 Intervenes slml- la? 'ncllon part of all tlie other Kuropc'an' ncut7al3 follow. UN Is expected thai; llic nonllff's conilcmna- tlon of llic slibniarlnc cam- paign measures will liavc n pro- found effect In South America RlSO. era Eamonlon, 'Feb. has been no convCrhallon bfilw'een the leader of the oriwiltlon and nirsclt except what has In.lho house ivas hoV; Premier Slllin this ntternoon, In the legislature, dls- of the stories, that: hare .been going around as to ,an eiicnston.. of the present ttrm of thi) Alberta house. The marto fluflne. tins' debate on. the address -and the'. Inci- dent was ''an -Inlofrapllon of.-. Ihe speech of It. pounrcaUj! the -nicmber for St. Albcrl, j iii'shoiri tne embers df.lhc oppbslllon arc Inns for Ihe dnrallon ot Ihe of Iho parlUmentf-lo be cxtcnd- ol. While lie' took 'their action as n the ho SUB- A A gcsled that It mlsht hare, phad Its oriein In telegrams lhal haJ been f tj v Feb. James 'W. Gerard, ormc'r .United Slates ambassador ;nl lerlin, Sirs. Geraul and their 42 persons in all, arrived in Paris'lhisl morning from Uerne; .Switzerland. The Journey from Ilcrne was irlthoul ncldenl.- The French government cars at the disposal of, ihe -attaching them -to the regular .rain. .'.Mr. and -Mrs. Gerard arc stop-Vinsiat a. hotel. Mr. Gerard had a ,ong. -Mr. Sharp Bt the em-iai'sy'.lhli morning, lie probably .will be received by distinguished: representatives, of the French -government aml'wiU meet some of.- the most, Important personages 'at 'a dinner which Mr. and Mrs. Sharp are arranging. M. t. A. Is passlnR bclwcsn Alberia and a, 'e'er; lain minister in Oltawa, who recently Kas been very much In -the llmeUght. So far as be personally was concern; ed, Mr. Doudrcau. coijic out strong ngalnst any- extension." The nieni-liera might _the .right ot voting for an extension ot the term, but ft. would not bo said, to their constituents lo exercise Ihe argument of-tho bppoaltlon that on election sliotild npt be held In war time, he pointed to the elections In Scolla, Quebec Manitoba nnd Brilish Columbia, he rcniarkco the Conservation mem beYs inuai .admit Ihree ot.lhoLproV irice-i, al least, were as luysl as'Al bertn. '.-..t.... Local track Wheat ..V... May' wheat ..'r. Local track oats May oals 59 WEATHER 29 Falri In tempfraWe. (CONIISUKU OS 1'AdE BRITAIN TAKES OVER MlriES Lomloiv'i TlifL Reaches'NeW "New.York, cTated PreM'annpuKceft the Fre'nch _- Line sTeariner Rachambeau.lwnlchVV-" left here on pasacngerei twenty-one .of.; them'.v'; United sifelyV through.- .the i BUbmarine..'-.' 'zone, 'andv arriwfrd at, She glit Ihere'at 11'p.m. according to thc French.ifrie'toBay." REACHES NEW YORK- New Feb. As..' ao'clated. frtti An--.: other ..th'e'. French 'id lifefy through Cermany't icne un'rntrlc'ted BUbrnarlneJwar'-'. a'rrlyed here today with paiiiengers. -.No U-boats were the any .'frleniily'War wireless spoke of the presence'of ,'French patrol; bolts 'off the French r Iratle' iriJl take possession" of Ihe.cpa mines throughout the duration of the .war, accortllng.. to.an announcement raajc It. creaio a'now deparlmenl .for.lhe: mlnlslralipn of Jlie mines, .hca'ded ty Guy'. Calthrop, now'. Kencrai manager of thc.l.onuon and Xortnwcaiirn roll- way, as controller. Winnipeg. Feb. prescnliiiE lis rrtinunl budget speech to the legjs- ature ycslcrdaiv Hon. Edward Tlrown, provincial (feasurer.L llie TreEcnl'-reTenuca wqrcVnolUufnclcnt for all'Present and ;hat in the near future nicana musl bo found .lo augment ,lho provincial re- He fnllrnaled. that .dirccl bo'TCsbrtcd nnil tliat (or the meantime the hoiisc wouli' be asked for authority lo issue short term loans asajrisl re POPE TAKES ACTION -----r-' London, KrchanEe .Tclesranh.; cbniflany': nies- sagc from Tlio from .MunicJi in- foriuM the nuncio nl. Munich .that the pojic conlemplales.. an appeal" 16.'; all he neutral governments, action in favor of KILTS NOW BARRED fxiridon; Feb. All.'kJKc'd'. Veji mcnla hereafter proceeding bifcrscaa will April 1 arc to wear'trcusors in- stead of kuts, MANY OFFICERS ARE OEC9RATED A 1 Convention Facilities :at Jtobsc.Jair.Tob. groiren- v are- 'relaxinB. thls'.morriirig 'fT'ora arduous' task of handling resolutions-: -.'V. and important pubHc..tiuestions The C. P.- H. gales- Ihls. morning cut to the EoVcrnment eleyalor, Tvlierc the' InspcclDd all jlrovidcd In the' terminal for. cleaning. 5 UrylnB. sorling and special binnlrjg'ot i ONTARIO WOMEN, VOTES' 111eiri produce. TJuringTthe. V atlenncii thp .Allan! Iteal're, HAY GIVE' 'Y special films' dlspbyinff fiarfcsl- shtprnent.-aiid ocean transportation .of: Toronto, Feb. the as- the for nse'of the sumption that men uho'.are old 5-j'boya. at Ihe front, were cnottgh lo arc c.womeu are spending the morjiing shop-.. lo volti the Ontario IcgislatijroV. jplqs and convention will bo this session will cnfranclifse' concert., in St.. An-. every one for with Irench raiding.' .The.iarab applies to Ihe confermcht. of .'distinguished con- In duct medals upp'n .hon-cbmnl'isaloned: I Eiircr. WlLL ASK FOR bLEOMARSARlNE The government may also fr Oltawa, rep-. to women, it -Is 'resenting the wait on ihq Eotcrnrnent week and .ask for Ibe remdvil on v V ;