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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 19, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta May WKA i 15 Forecast: Stationary VOLUME VIII. LETHBUIDGH, ALBERTA. FRIDAY, KEHIIUARY 1915 NUMBER 59 GERMAN BLOCKADE SO FAR PHOTOGRAPHS OF CANADIAN CONTINGENT-LEAVING SALISBURY FOR FRONT iirlH, Tlnlr_ rl L. naub-e rlifrhl- n? Mi Ibat thc'ra wa'J hardly 'a tneniher side of the Allies, but today, with Huk- Petrograd speaks of the flight of tliu Ihe provincial house who 'knew much owlna once mord In Austrian hands, f Russian Copulation tiefore (he German nboiit'eomneri.siitirjn acts' grtfwa Interesting, advance, while Emperor William, Newspitper ceas- eulogizing Llie victory ol Field Mar- ked predicting von Hindenbcrg, laments de- "iahe uiJ.'ftrniE; but s'ypnmthrzers witli'iiredatious of tlie relreatiJig Hussians. RECENTLY APPOINTED 'Zeppelin Stops the Dutch i Steamer clreds of Vessels From America Now on Way to Danger Zone FRENCH RESERVES A REAL ARMY; HUNS CALL. proposal away .iecs paid to lawyers was also riuiic, but H-Was not considered judicious to dispense with ihe same- Voting on the original resolution re- sulted in ihc present method of cm- ploy ing lawyers- hcing allowed to stand.- DISTRICT A resolution, to appoint the editor. of Ih3 DisLrici, Lccljcr by popular vcte voted down. .DISTRESS IX CAMPS War Tax on Letters is Causing Some Criticism iva, Out-, Feb. propoa- lie some changes in the proposed let- to place the on letlerg has That of distress ex- iiuen subjecled to criticism on is IB in mininR camps n1- the iiicsent thai, it would be uunlrary was shown in Llie discussion over an appeal made hy (iladstoiiR Union, Fernic, for the re- to ter and postal card war lax. It nuiy be modified Lo some extenl, or ii3 eiiforcemeni may he delayed un- til it is evident thai it will bo neces- there is no breach of any postal North Mine. It was said that iu Coni Creefc liarrily a dozen men wore earn- ing a month, "and work was not agreement with another country In .sufficient to go round'to were the placing of a 'war tax on letters in wailing for it.. 'Like conditions ac- Canada, The evasion of tlie war tax cording to delegates, prevailed gencr- by ihe method slated la 9aid to he im- ailly. The defence luud way not in a possible, owing to nn amendment to position to mert'.blK demands, niid The customs act of lust year. By this was urged that steps bis taken to amendment letters posted in a foreign forcibly..impress on the Federal and country -which if posted in Canada Provincial governments the necessity would have been subjected to any spt- of coming to t-hP aid oi the miners, cial tax, are held and are subjected to and lo steps to obtain govern- a customs tax to the war tax jiieaL aid adequate to meeting the which it is now proposed to levy, situation- The it was It is very possible that there may said, could spwm millions of OD tho war lund and should be able lo spare a small sum for alleviating distress. TAX U. 3. COAL It was further submit tied that the appeal to the government a de- inand should he made that tax placed on co-al coming in from the States. It was statail t-haL nearlv sit' per cent; of t-he coal nsfxi in Alberta and Saskatchewan came from over (ho Titles offices for Alberta, in line. This qnantibv, ii produced in aucceaslon to the late D. .1. Me v would ensure employment Xamare. mon, and at the same our intenmtioiial posi agreement and. sary lo furnish uic required amount el" ijosting in the United StaLes of cirou-1 lars for dlslrihiition Iu thia country. Tlie iJostnl authorities are confident J. D. HUNT APPOINTED TO SUCCEED McNAMARA Edmonton, Alia., "Feb. .D. Hunt, deputy Attorney-Gen- eral, bus been appointed to thi; liosition of inspector of Land Titles offices for Alberta, in succession to the late D. .1. Me Nam a it. Monster Order For Red Cross BLOCKADE BULLETINS TRAVEL .BETWEEN ENGLAND AND EUROPE SUSPENDED Washington, trav- el between England and the continent of Europe hss been suspended by the British Admiralty until further notice, according to advices received Jiere to- day at the State department. GERMANS ADMIT LOSS OF THE BIG DIRIGIBLE L-3 OFF JUTLAND COAST Copenhagen, via London, Feb. According to a. message received here from Jutland, another German jtirsliip was destroyed today. This :iir ves- sel was of the Parseval type. The dir- igible, the dispatch says, went down j _. 'is Feb. 19.. 2.57 Joffre. the French j today issued ?.n order saying: "Wow j that_..thc reserve regiments have ac- quired splendid fighting abilities, they henceforth will be put on the same basis as the active army. The desig- nation of has been suppress- ed." London, Feb. far as is known j up to the present, not a single German submarine was sighted during the first J24 hours of the German blockade of British lalee. but there are in- ing every effort to make good her I threat. These are found in the sud- heen trained, nr by Dec. -I, in Hie den activity of Zeppelin airohips in the rase of nnl.raincd men. The service Of Nortn Sea, involving the loss of two fhc cnd cuch tonether wlth reports. that they are continuing to patrol, not- i of Lhe wai1. withstanding the rigors of the weather. RED CROSS Added to this is the visit of Emperor NURSES IN LIVERPOOL' wilhelm and Admiral von Tirpitz to Winnipeg. Man., Feb. thu j Wilhelmshaven, where, it is said, they nurse-; who left U'iiiiiiucg recently fcrinope to nive impetus to the machinery have urrived Liverpool; designed to clear the waters Biirrpuhd- safcly, is Ilia'statement coutaJoeti inq the United Kingdom of all mef- UERMANS CALL OUT LAST RE- a cabin received Irom Miss Lillian! chant shipping. Lynch, one of tlic The nurses .sailed on Lhe SERVES Hanover, Germany, Fob. All German men'ctl to the Lamls- Lurm, or last reserve of tlie army, whether -they hail liaii previous train- ing or called out by de- cree on .Jan. 28. The order applied ui me nuimcn to airmen ft-ho had not, compleUil diriRible exploded over the inO her mastheads, gives a new their ioi-ty-nfth year by August 14, Danish island oC Faroe, ofC the west to dirigible aircraft, which so far 1014, in ihc case of those who had coast of .lutland. ZEPPELIN HALTS rt _______________ rDLTTCH STEAMER V ZEPPELIN EXPLODES 'I The presumably arc Watch- OVER DENMARK in3 for cratt moving toward Copenhagen Feb. ccrrcS: England. The' haltinn of the Dutch of the Iloliken reports tliat.'a steamci- HLfilena by a hover- Clip Sold for 23 Cents; New High Record durin9 lltt% land and sea to justify their malnterr ance. into the water near the coast, crew was saved Berlin Confirms Report The Xcil M. SUilker, (UP man who prc- opinion tl dieted 25 cent- wnol for southern Al- higher. lierta this ycur, has con- Amsterdaui. Feb. IS, via f'pMlld, an advance of 7 cents over f- M r i r y year's price. pelln L-3. Tliis message says the air- ship was on tlie weal coast .of Jutland, when on account of motor trouble U came down during a ship- sLcrni- The alii? Tas lost., nut all tlie if an eniliargo is not ricr hut he considered "23 cents a gooti oflcr and rffciderl to accept it siarvation ratted his entire clip for 23 cents a father than hold lor higher flg- and run the clianre of a drop. bis clip, Mr. Stalker hamlli'd tlis Robertson anil Rutheriord clips nt the same fijijiu'e. He is still of the AMERICAN ARMS ARE BRITISH ALLIES Amsterdam, Feb. 19, via. "London, 11.33 dispatch received here from Berlin quotes the Vossiche Zei- (tung as foi'.ows: "Tho new German measures at sea t LWH are directed ngalnst two of the allies of Great Britain. One is tlie Amen'- can traffic in arms and the other is We need uo American, arms; we shall make the struggle with starvation iu tlie firm conBcidus- 01 the year, ueas that we will pull through, even The sale is the and the price is -tlic highest on record if not one single grain of wheat reaca- in It was sold to ah Eastr- crr. Canadian firm. Toronlu, 1-Vh. m en t ol supplies ever sent Irom the ollices oi Hie Canadian Red Cross Bn- eicty, larger hy h'ftir cases than the Life I shipment, ol TiOO cases, which was up to yesterday I lie record, Ml the head ollicc in this city today en route for Halifax, they M'ill he ship- ped to England and distributed among the hospitals in Englaiul and France. The (icld comforts will lie distributed to tlic men in the through 1hc war contingent association, under (lie (iircctiiHi o( tlie Hon. .Sir CJco, ljcrle.y, K.C.M.G., president ui the as- I .socialion. members of the crew were saved. Is Edmonton Going to Steal Our lire Chief? the goretnmfnl in tbo uliapc oi increase in mining royaltias. An make the miners' or- conform lo the general fashion of cutting dowi] salaries by the resolution to Tfldn.ce oiflners' salaries, met with much discussion at yester- day afternoon'a sees Son. The pruning book, however. Tailed to nmteriallzr. and the salaries "ware left nw at pre- A resolution, the purport, of j Laving the election of president and j .f. 4. ,3. Death of Mrs. Lessard Arthur .veaterday received _ Liiii sail news of Ihe death oi! his moth-1 in Great I'alls. Farmers Thank the Civic Club; Board of Trade Committees President Mavnoch reported at .the Board of Trade m'oeiing Hiat ha had received evidences oi the. appreciation work .I prayer was answered, just the next wcrk. F was certainly very thankful 1 wisli you and your club every sue- cess for tlie work Uiev arc doing." mado frum Uic ua the part of farmers of the work manv such floor of the house, together -Flth its hcinR tlw a Civic families, and'-Mr. Murnodi spobn in accompanymg reBomiion that officers CIul) in supplying clothes lo needy ]ngl, terms of iheir efforts to relieve fta allowed to address the alfferont .o- onw jn Uic coimtry. The following this form of siiffRring amount the cBlfl on trades unionism and kmdrod f )cttcr ,vas recehtd hy t-ini secretary "country cousins." jnbJectE, with expenses failed to llie from a farmer's wife The commiLtecs nppointed so tar find favoi: with the convention. rcccivert your I1. C. and as follows In order that the mode of conduct- box au-jglit I don't" know how to H Hlaflord John Ine clGctionb be simplified, the prefer- yoll ymir foi: Uie riomc, C, .MacKenzic, 0. T. La- niitlal .ballot in UBC WBB done away nKS you ]Javc fhown us. I was ihrop, A. II. Dicseth, IL Jowcll, T. ly .surprised wlicn t ppenexi ihc box S. Fcltcrly, rjcprgc Staccy, C. H. Miner Stole Ham at Frank He Gets es us. Great Britain, as a result of piir blcckade, must experience severe. damage." CONSIDERATION ou'ii 1; chali flally coiiiradicting for th: but he made FOR no impression on His Hr-iiar, .who tiinateil he did not believe what ho. Hie Lohal Aiizelger says: _ I February 18 was the beginning of [a defensive' fight of a people .threalen- j or not at all, and we Germans haye re- tt'm. ?Icfraw( H mirnr at Franlf, was found guilty in tlio District Court hv Jmlgc llciVcil and sen-.. tcnced to year in Lethhringe jail. Ths evidence giviMi iliscloseJ the; fact y the hole! was broken into on January li, and the artrcle.s tioncd stolen.-The Mounted Po-j" lice were anri Accused another miner named John Glasgow susvccieil, and on a senrcli of tlicij shack bi'injr made, articles of iin; siuiic Jjrand as the luissinK ones vcrc located- McOnw stoutly Hie cliarGe cave p.vjrlt'ncc on bis Ail veterans anil jss-service men are requested lo meet at, the cffice of .Mr. Asnulth.-Room 11, Stafford block, this 'evening at S.30 p.m. for the purpose 'of arranging to attend thb funeral of the late Mr. ex- R.F.A. h, 'and, though a mBjority was us a inbstltute, thu dele- gates tfccidcil to adopt the method of R vole. It .also arranged fhat ti separate ftallot paper be pro- .vidcd for each office, The convention, was visited by Pi-eaJ- deiit Foster of Nanahno, and and found vrtial it contained. Jlv girls Kcrr, J. Jl. Wilkic, Is If lose File Cli wen; so delighted and Lewis Jloore, F. Uon-nir, VV. Hy's- Ni-lEqn, IMmontci may clioosc him to it ready for- ihe tlic FOR SINKING Benin, Feb. dispatch to the Overseas news agency from the Hague siys the Netherlands government has officially confirmed the report that the Uu.tch colors have been painted the boats of the tirillsn steamship Une lily ing between Hnnvlch JDutcb points. 170 VESSELS FROM AMERICA FACE MUSIC Seed Grain Reaches Foremost; j. j TiT H TTi T there are in round numbers 170 District Needs Bushels _______________ atlous winch coiapel them to enter the new Gorman zone, and subject. Foremost, Feb. task of clis- supply ihr (icnuiuds of tliis- district tpem to the peril of-submarine attacks IribuLiiiR seed to the farmers in this or flftiLriiig ahout, datiRer from mines. Included la i- .1. j -ji i, buslicls [hjs uunibcr are two regular passen- bcpin Tuesday Ihc ar- nut A Carrier3 frolll PhiUdelpUia.' TUi rival ol mlrai cars of wheat, and oats (jrs, of ljufnKivs of its Pretorian, another passenger ami eleven more reported en route, arrival ami Wcilr.esilay sailed yesterday from Boston tor ater from Orleans thirty' alliiis j Tin.1 ijuality of lliis seed is above ex- .muniing scores of famiors al tlis Q'asgow. pccfatior.s and the applicants arc duors of Uie dislritutots1 omcc, .re- Vessels now on the w: -Inc. pleased. It lias been tliorouglilr Jlran- minding our of Hie old-tin.e I-sfh- Ecutbern ports carry .huge drill. The lirirtRj Innil rushes, lint under the able Enes- From i uv v'-Jig- charfieil "bv gotcrnmcn't. nianaKt.nifnl'ur'iimn'igwHu'ir at least are bound across the Atlantic, iaid-'lliank them a thousand limes, lop, H. Yv. Long, A. V. Gibbons, II. fiation of I'irc Lauilcr. An td- u-heat ojte 86c. and tiirley C Uoivney oi Wiiniipcg, arrived laden willi cotton, provisions, horses niolKer.' I will make uie of ci-ery- ,J. IJ. Sheilli, H. K. Jliebacli, W. iuonloji dispatch fain 85., is, considered high by -some but w'illi HIP ?ruin llic dis'tritulioii is and mules. Tlie suipmeuts from tliinp you have srnl, as my ijirls were i Lloyd, James Livingslonc, John Applicalicns hafe been rcccivcil !oi j it is presume that if a hcinc; pnl 'I'lirnnVii with ncMnesi.1 alitl Orleans rtlone are valued at millions just in rajss, anil scarcely a shoe fil Torranre, rlinirinan. tlie vncant positiiln of fire chief from I rrop results and similar prices arc ilispatcb 3ir Dinvnev and stall will dollars. ;