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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 16, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta 'VOLUME X.- .FH11UY, FBBHUARY 1917 NUMBER 57 AMERICANS SUBMARINES-MAY BREAK WITH AUSTRIA Man Ilrouffhl 1-Y Ferhic in His Personal PAYS FINE OF COURT 11 you should happen lo Urlllsli, 'and belnp; 'desirous >of Bending home jilllc ;llqui'l rcfroEli- iiicnl.for don't pack II (n your trunk and bring II In as'ljajjgasc, H coeb J160 ond cosU ncw.spapcrB. for just such aii 'experiment when he apycaredhefore Magistrate KHoji ihls mcrnTtig in jiolteo court lo' answer, a charge laiibOEalnaihlm by Chief liar- under subsection a, of chapter of the Statutes of Canada, olliorivlsc Iho Doherty Act, assenled; lo From the evidence II appeared that Fcrnte Ihe first week of -February to nttenj the boa spiel, and while there bought four casea-of rye whiskey Mhicli lie nachod In a trunk, which.he bail sent up (o J'crme empty. 'He. got (lie check for the trunk'and sent 1L to Gco, Frciler- Ickson here, and on Ijie'nrrlval of llic trunk It was delivered by Ihc latter accused's private residence. The facts of .-tho case were, admit- ted, by the" rjefc'nsc with only Chief Hardy being called n's witness for Ihe proscculloh. defense ihc" no cuscd-'only' was-called. Ifo testified Hon. a n, Mitchell Tells.of "Mysterious" Disappear- ance, of This Money ONLY ORDINARY LITTLE TRANSACTION AFTER AU editor of ILe To- ronto, selected [o uomlcnl in F! ii ml era' (or ..lW'Canadian CSpccIn] to tlic lIiTiiU) Edmonton, Kcb. 1C, The campalgi of misrepresentation Ibc oiipoal lias been conducting In the leg turn slncn I he session opened In re ncn th that lie not that lie iyas doing ariylhiiig> wrong by shipping liorEoYiaKurpperty- from, one point to a yp the 'denied (liat: he; liad shipments tKe same man- -J v wire Ironi Fernlc. 'indicating Ibal'sucti Charge is Laid at Edmonton of Conspiracy (p. Keep i Up Feb., oT the Drilifih Columbia Sugar Kcfiiiii'if Company, In 'i'AlberUi, and British.' Columbia piilcoiuc oE ih'e IJrillsh '.'jCo- lumbfa' 'F. O'Connor, Dqminlon commissioner-to investigate, tho, high cost1 tif'jiviiiff. Pefmlssiou Ihls prosecution-byViyay.-of 'an, indict- Htiritjfeds of Civil Servants, Refuse To Enlist Morning Journal-Press sayt: "So far the the national service cards to Hie ftderai civil service has met with or no success. Cards signed by 1700 unmarried men In were to a reputable recrujllng officer not long ago, -.So. far he'and his three assistants have canvaseed of the who signed the cards. Of Lhese 600 unmarried nwn, (hey only found four who were willing (o enlist.' These four were taken before a medical examiner and all four tailed to pass the army lest. Excuses given for the.most part are simply that they 'don't want.lo go.'--The officer.Has little hope of getting any men out of th: 1100 men sllll un- I EcryicV 'vRs'useA'-.io Iraijsmit Uip wet gooils'i: Thc'ch'arKe laid underIhc'acl Did send ;aml ship by'a pulpllc coaveyanceV namely a Ibc C- P.n, to-thXc'l-v 'pt.Lethbridgc in the providcciot-: Alberta, a.place sin the Is firc- -coutaiTilns Intoxl- c'atlrig-'liquo'r '.liot plainly as contents of iianie and nd- ilfc5s: ot-'the'. .consignor- thereof, ,con- Irary.tb the Some question lias arisen as Lo the -.disposition the litmor. ..The de- fense hlJId-that'll could not ho" seized under, llio particular seciion under which'lhQ_ charge was laid. Magls- tftvte Eltcir sure .and refused to grant'nn order returning the Ifijuor .tmtll h'e lie.irs i'Crom the "mimslcr of at'Oltaiva-QS (o Iho rishls of confiscation in sucli a case, appeared for (lie pro- Eccuildn'and ,U.J.A. Smith for tlio.de- t. _-" The charge against Geo. Frederick-. Epn "under the Alberta1 Llqifor Ace, on he-was "rcriiandcd a week nieiit vundcr the'.criminal granted1 by': tlic attoniey-. general In-" proseciiiipit; of In. The'chiiTgc to. .criminal conspiracy; -.-The prosecution -will be for contiavfMilipn-ur.regiilfiLion'.No! 2 of ScclJon No, 2777, Restraint of n is charged consliiule'a-frira- inal conspiracy, to restrain trade .with- in ,lbe province in relation! td'-supaf, OI 'cSis_lai and also to proveubcouipcUlibir in IPOlaonmp of tjtc mind of sugar. V In an endeavor lo worl In Dritisu .conspiracies are .alleged, with slx'i jianiea, 'nnd: In. Algeria'.' it" conspiracy Is alleged wiUi'nevillon .Wholesale, Limited. Edmpiilon. Fch. Is unlikely tliere ivlll be -any nmendmcnL to or "repeal ot the moratorium act this .year. -.-'While nothing- deCnUe has been given this mat lor, IL_is iinowii -mlnlstcrb ot approved, andL-stil apprnre. jirovisions, anil nre loath lo any aHcratlona ivbich ivlll-bo in any" way a hardship on the .-ramlltcg ot men (ire giving up nmcliot their lime for home defence, nnd who. arc prospective "recrmlB, tidal' on Francc'H i Runnin 'Had llndersea York, Feb. ed Press, 'Officers Frencli stcanior l, gard lo the eatc o[ bonds of Ibc C'un acliari North western li nil way com _'received .Its'coup de grace ii UIG house yesterday when Hon. C. n Mitchell [aid (he' (10092 Ih facls of an owlfnory financial Lransac tfon of (lie kind that takes place cry day in connection with ihc dls nl of railway stock, During til speech the member for south'Cnlgar was "named" as Inii finMc ot a. rat! er exciting incident which wr.s no an unnatural sequel to Ihe slatcnici of Mr. Mitchell. Tlie money Hint llie ojii'osition ivei into known by processes mysterious iva not as they have been ela and as U- neve reached Ibc coffers of Ihc provincl treasurer, it could nol have been EC rclly "disposed of by-hlin or any ollie official of Ihe governjiienl. This "was made- clear hy Mr. Mitchell in n very conclusive st.ilemenl, he lalil on the table of Use house. It was made up of I'.vo minis of Interest iiaiil.on loans .nnd under- writing charges', Uotli timoiints ;beihg paid in London where the loan for'llic raihsay, comnany was placed .'on the market. The houds bad not liccQ-spld account of Oppression of Ihe ..market through the In Ihc Balfcaiis.. )Ju.L railway company negotiated two. loans tlic' iDlercaU'on Vtuch.liad.lp when lbc'v.sale cffecledj, Mr. MUch: ell Ih'e oppn- Billon dW-1lielr'aVn'minds there had It'ecn no sliorlage or mlsappropri atlon of funds in connection wllirtlio sole ,o[ Ibe bonds'.'. Out hail an object in that objecl "yraa .not one calculated to advance (he lii tevest of the cnimTty, toj help the iS3 of Ihc legislature.'; It was'ihc As of the people k: up througlipu the length and breadth1 of Ihc couh try a feeling (liat all not right .in connection Ihe disposal of. tlii proceeds, of. (lie sale of thcEc boiuls. The Junior, riicnilcr Cor Edihohioii sakl.Mr. Mftcliell, was .cious in llie way which he liad the matter legislature. Th ileailer of the opiiosltinn in a similar vein. He would liava expected some thing from, the -junto member fcj'-ildmoMlon in "the way-.o uiudcratipn bpcausc lie hart-' hee Iraincd Jn a school .Mlicre IL .ivas, taught lhat men in a responsible iio'si- 'sltou'd not make slalenienls'-.un- were asKured .they., were well founded, and thai, they should not he nssocialcd Insinnalioiis anyljiihs kind. The had been trained iri" an entirely different school and had not tho' same advantage the ntncnltlcs. of debate and tne iirbprij cty of making' public slalcrhenlp. not in accordance' with facls.- The iiVcm- Canadians Found Very Huns in Trenches fter Terrific Shellini Londpn. Feb.1 PhlUip Glblis, Iho, Chronicle cqrjrespondcnL wllli the Bri- tlsli nrmleailqHJio teJegraphing Wednesday, 'Feb. 14, In a great raid, wade CanarlJaJis yeslorday morning llicro were nol many of the Oermans.whb.ivcre ujt and out of IlioJr Ly.raecL and ihey did not get'Iheij macliliie lo work ns (bey used lo do at the beginning of Sojhuie .On the iefi of tlic on a 400-yard front or IbprcialjOLitE, Lclivcch Soucbez and Givenchy, two macliinc guns got iu'iydrk and hrought down several moit.. suriirisliig was Ihe of machine fire else Hj seems that nur bombard- LuricO. their cm- It was not preliminary bombard- tent" iii Iho old .style. It was a long, hannnering f HIQ Canadians who effetL of il II had bloiVii the strong system o rencbca to chaoa. jNcarly fllty prisoners ccmc back They were men of the lltli Ilavarin retfimr-nt, which IE a body ot ptcke .roops wLo have h'e en at Verdun, i Russia and on lha Komioe. They ca make-nice comparisons between on kind or 'bell and another, and the say they never have hecn put inl such frightful wild lu moll or bombarded thoa to which.they came last Sunday. So It goes enemy is havin a bad time, losing maiiy men In killed and Vi'o'uiideil: He is saving his am- munition with most rigid economy for the days when he hopes it_will do 'hftadclphia Leaves leaves New .f. U, S. Not Fear the Submarines Philadelphia Has Large Passenger List WASHINGTON EXPECTS A BREAK OF RELATIONS WITH AUSTRIA SOON more damage, truth u'ut it That is the absolute ridiculous to pretend that liis artillery ,ls He has enough arid enough ani- cconomy to make our front "extensively unhealthy at limes. 'S munition G' igh gmis ivcn-wiUi' FJR5T U. S.-LINER SAILS Liverpool, I'cb. Philadelphia, the first American liner to leavo elnco Germany's declaration.' ot unrestricted Bubmarlno sailed froui hero late Wednesday afternoon. She carried 95 passengers of .ill classes. whom 3S wero ADicrli'an_B._ Tho Plilladelphla was unarmed, carrying neither a icounted. nor an IiT-'addiadu to her passengers, sho carried a general cargo of what Is known as ciprcss freight and two tons of dispatches from the American embassy In London for Iho stale department in Washlhglon; Dispatch bags contained important docu- mcnla forwarded from United Stales embassies and consulales In nearly all countries of Europe, Including a large, quantity from Germany, which was dispatched belorc Ihc break iS, diplomatic relations. SHOULD BE SAFE NOW New York, Feb. Philadelphia should hy Ihls time beyond. Iho submarine zone, American Line officials said today. The ship had on' board, according, to their advices.'231? passengers divided as follows: First-" class.Cl, second class steerage 110, AMERICANS LEAVE LONDON London, Fclx American boat train left London today. carrying about fifty Unilcd Stales cllizcDS, for llie out- going linor. Tho foregoing rlispntch vi'fls delayed iu" transmisston lii nd Ihc name of Iho liner was appaceuUy climiualed by the censor. LINER LEAVES ew York, Feb. Associated Press announces: The Anchor Jno Bteamer 'cabin passengers, of irhcm four are United Stales clllzciig, Balled toilay for Glasgow. The Tusennla is. In tho ama service as was tho sleainer'CalJlornlc, torpedoed last week oft llie oast of'Ireland with the" loss..o( 41 Hve's. IN AUSTRIA, r. Paris; Kcb. iu Auslria have been warned from Washing-, on to leave that counlfj'.; r" ENDED arrived hercModay from'-Uor- .broiigliL rcports: or. a -runniiig- battle, with 'a Gcrma-b 'flubniarin'e Deccnibcr 7, Iwenty miles nfc'st. The "orric'cra eaid ivas lilt; the New i York, Feb. Tri- bune in a special article, declares the; lower clat'set In Germany verge, of. starvation. 1 and food riots in most of the cities arc "of almost daily This IB based on the story told .here by a German worn'aR who re- liirned from Germany' on" the During a food riot in Hamburg, she.said, aecord- InH to the Tribune, "police turn- ed, machine guns "-on a. mob." Many" persons were and -.thrown, into she asserted. (SpecI.Tl-to-Uie Feb. Johns, a .nromlnetit jarrner of 'this dlslrlcl, lied Vr'tfropsyrearly this morning ailer an Illness covering about a.year Ilc.ivcnl lo his old'home in Iowa scv cral months ago, in search oE health but rofurncd woreol.'lle has been In the Ma'gralli' seven years He leaves H irife'niid three sipall.cbil dren to rnburii his loss." It is ronglil) eslfmated thai Ills estate is valued al Ellnioilton, assur raiu load of iild s'iils an unknown number of "bttier United .States 'citizens. _ t was announced'.qniciallyl.today: ihis week, carrying BG'fo'rrnertlnll'cii'.Stales.'consQls and.'.their fainiliea, ahd' Prisoner be Released Feb.: cial advices that'.Gernriiiny the 72 United SttteVsH'- men held prraonere, when brcuflht'i in by the prize 'ship reached officials today-jiiitaii pepempiery demantf was .about to be made on Ihc Berfrn'joyerfiment fop.the freeing .of States citizens. and The Honduras, tdris.Mvas on her ivay from" with sugar.' Tlie" up astern .antf'ojiened fire! guii. wefe.Jircil, some bitli-jK and'others lit king effect In part of ilhbj ship. The -liol -serious. Wllh Ihc firsl ine (he fire was returned from the sjx- ircli guri niounlcd on" iho ''aflcVdecK of Thirty' tired. In rapid ber fnr. Higli Hirer .-was with rcsnecL lo' the manner ot presenting thoin Id.the in'ihlic -J .In view of Uiesc misrepresentations, insinuations nnd mis-stale in en IB the provincial ticasjirer said liu 16'instructions from llie 3or- Jiic; lo present lo bouse iniblic the exacl facts with, respect. I Winaipcg. lircmcn were injured IKrough Lhc collavso or a.floor wllllp Maze whlcli cqnHiletely-giiUcii Ihe BcoU-Balbsotc wholesale block on'Xolro-Dame avc- nuo casl, hero last nighl. Caplaln KellS', Ilcrl Todcl and Dob Barcjay bruised and sinkcu and Moral Itefcrm leaeue conference tills: Foster sustained a broken wrist, the n tie moon by George P. Smith, M.L1A. lire caused damage to the building foriCnmrose, Hint Ihe jiewly-appplnlcd and slocks'of various wholesale com- imlicc'.'coriimisision of "the province panics at The would administer the llqiior pcL ac-j origin ts MSB AND FALL OF.'GERMAINT'S Tea crnmc'nl, and he, therefore, thought tl leccssarj' on th'c part, of thj non, in Indorse a resnlutloi upon llic government- for the of. the act in the hands ot nn iehl commission for enforce- r- readied" the. nufl .'It- was insinuated, had tn some, secret way hcen wrongly and -in regard to wlilch'harf !iccn withheld either hy the minister if railways or himself from, (lie 'puh of railways or himself from (lie pull- II lie. He- hoped the cxplnnnttc-ns. hC II makc-wcufd be satisfactory II .j mcmhcTS not only on Ins side of., lii e liousc but on (lie olhcr sMfl and lie knew 11 would be acceptable lo-thc public of llic country. "Tliin iloiii aboul u-hicli Ijccri so''much Jnuc.ida and Ineinna- lion "Id an Issue oC Canadian XorlJiern. rail- way bonds, the par value of iTnVn P, r -paHmcnUoilrfv called pounds 'The citiicnV. social cs hontla near'4'i per cent n-ere dated Kcb. 2 not placed on llic markcl for sale uiv 111 Keb. 26, 1514. There arc EDOd] and sufficient reasons, why the honda were not solil two years before. Honor- able members will pcrlups recollect that during those yearn .the '.'times were very troublesome la Europe.nnd -Diagram -shoVs results of tho first weeks of the Huns' new fright- fulness on ilic.aca- H sceni thai (he results have almost ihiW.nn nothing, n aure si aenemii.'l. -y hna "got t T, of I TORONTO UNIVERSITY FORCED TO CLOSE Toronlo.'Fcb. coal ahoH- atlmtion here rnnllnura The .UnlTcreity ot Toronto close Us doors Owing to'Jhe Bcarcily ot fuel. r Fell.: 1C. The Tculpi LeinborE Majority of Rura) Fwrfc AVill Be Held in Month of- August The Soutlicm MbertQ-fatr dates for 1917 were selected at the meeting'of Hie (airs association tcrday. The, majority of the rural fairs .have been _adyanced. nearly a month "this'year. Calgary 5 High Klvcr 0Txotoks T.. Rmlqn 1... July 2G-27 Slavcley------- Claresliolm' Vulcan This Adtion.of British ty Greatly 7 Congesition at'New Tork r Kew Feb..-18.-rTlib AHSoeba'ti aiindunces: -The British' ad- iniraity's- decision permit -neulrai Tessels sailing from "American ports ifpr Europe to .undergo eiamlnac'on at" Halifai instead of at Pal- rnSuth '.hrbught Immediate at rceTf York, Stcamahlpa the' DuJch.an'cJ Scandinavian have been held in this port on account of Ihe submarine mado prc: pa rations to Gail by the -sow J-_ said that several'-'will' get e'fqro ihe.end.of The Bynadam. ;oE -tho August' 1-2 -.2-3 Wednesdity, .irns .repulsed (the war Carmarisay ollice announces. The _; IOTVS: "Tlie enemy's, allnck aRainsi) uteirlic'n our soulh ot K_adaroviUT'mcn- Medicine IlaL .citizens, patriotic societies and organ .n of wlilch nav .ni2. They were their scmces since'the bre la lions with GermsTiy, to help recruits .for. the army. ill.Is the Hrst sic; (akcii by Ihe 'goTCI lioncd yc-slenlay, -was repulsed. In Carpathians snow continues." SASKATOON MAYOH's' SALARY "INCREASED Saskctoon, mayor's 'will he increased from to 14000 If Ihc recommendation of the of the Uintl ever I finance -commission to the council Is irnm'ent In lime of peace, army officers say. "tTlic. nayr deparlm'eni also has.xsk- cd'aBslstdncc from civilians and or ganfzMIons recruiting work. MARKETS Spot wheat Vocal Ara'cV wheat May wheat Local track oaU May ,ojts 'May .ilax It la also (hat llio'commissibncr's salary be re- stored (o.lHc nil] bunt pairt beToro the reduction In salnies to (he war. 'His salary, K recoramcnda- lion is JSOOO.. BIG SUBSCRIPTION TO WA'K LOAN London, Feb. The larscsl prl vale application -yet -made Tor war loan bonds" Is that Sir George Alexander Cooper ot Hursley Park 59 Ho has subscribed for rvlnc Vlr.nifrcrt A'arncT Mnsrath iayraohd ]ardslon '._ Grassy LaXo AUgUSt. 'Angusl S-D August lp-il August Taber ..i MINNESOTA PROHIBlTJON !L Paul, Minn., Fcb.'lS.Tr-The Mm ..T-.ota scna'le loday passed v th house' bill submilling proposed, prohibition iConsllLulloiia amendment. There were only slxtce dlascnllng voles. The he voted on at the IDlS "election If adopted, 'would effecUvc Jul 1. 1520. C. P. R. LAST-SALE- .Xew.'York, IB loday for C.P-R. was a( rica which returned hero "3day after sailing lo the..very1 edge. the submarine care today On'.tWs rip, will, carry 'no Tpass- -The ffrsLoneulral passenger. hip trom lliis port to touch at Uali-K ax.aflcr the arriea -the former. Gerraaii amb'ass'a.- .or and his .'-will Slockholm of .'the Sw'cdish-AmorlcBTi Ine, due lo leave today. fly sippmng for 'examination at lallfax vessels bound for; Holla ml anil f- ScandinaviaTi cauhlrics.wlll skirt the-norlhcrn Ihc" blockade. Jii the Ger- man proclan'Vatlpn.; ships American' rc'gtslry havp'thV same pri- vilege Ihc're'-was no ibflicallon today- that their.owners would follow the ox- t her Dutch aad 'Scandinavian lines and.-seiiil Iheir vessels id The. 'stagnation 'of; Untied Stales ahlp- Is complete so-.- far aa Ihc 'big passenger -.liners' Several. frelEh'Lere that fly. the. stara pmT.slripbs are maklap preparations lo follow tht few Unit- ed. Stales ".cargo, fcoats thai Already have 'bra'Tcd -.the' submarine danger. V BRITISHER'SUNK Feb.. sinking of- the Brillah steamer Greenland, of 173p. announced'.by Lloyds--; Thif' jcroff was ;