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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 21, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta .VOLUME IX. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 21, lOlfi NUMBER 60 ZEPPS N SUNDAY MORNIN Two Men and Child is the Total o: Casualties '.onilon, Kcl). 'JO. - Four (icrnuiii 7,('ppeliiis loduy iiiailc a raid over llic i.\\y.\ ami soiilli-fasl coasts of Kng-laiid, ai'cordinp; lo oHiiMal aiinoiiiicp-iiiciit iiiado lliis >vciiin(!;. 'I'he total casuallit's am Kivorl' as two iiicu and OIK! lioy killed and one marine woimil-C(l. Considerable material damage was done, 'I'lie livsl raiders, two lii|)lanes, aji-IK'arcd over Lowfsloil at 1(1..');) a.m., and circled over the south of thi town for hve minutes and dropped hombs. In ahouv five minuter \liey^ to a height and sccmini;ly vanished. .At 11.lU a. in. Iv.o seaplanes were aS"'n over the lown, and then vanished eastward again. -Allofiiether 17 small high explosivi lioiiibs were dropped. There were no easiialtios. Con-'iidcrahlc dama-!;e waS eaii.sed to outtiuihlings of a restaurant and two dwellini; houses. Two naval seaplanes went at II.til am., and pursued the raiders, hut vithout result. -Vteanwliile twt) other tlermaii .sea-Vlaiins wen' makini;; for the Kentish coast. The first passed over \U: Kentish Knock, the liglit vessel, ilruppjng hombs in that vicinity at !1.2ii. The hist raiiler made straight for Walmer, reaching that town at 11.27 a. in., Hying at less than 2,5U0 feel. It dropped sj.v homhs and turned sluu|)ly to the cast. Two of the homhs that' fell destroyed roof.s and broke wind;>ws in the neighborhond. Some of them fell (,los(; to a _s______ London, Feb. 21.-The.Copenhagen correspondent of the Dally Mail telegraphs: "A message from Berlin says that co-operative ac-. tion of the German and Austro-Hungarlan fleets has been settled upon in accDrtlance with appeals of the Archduke, Chas. Stephen and Prince Henry of Prussia. It Is reported that Grand Admiral Von Tirpltz strongly objected to the German fleet going on the high seas, preferring submarine and Zeppelin activity. Nevertheless, great naval activity prevails at Kiel and Heligoland, where more than 70,000 naval reservists are ready for duty on auxiliary boats and cruisers of newly formed squadrons of var. lous types. HEADS OF LIQUOR ORGANIZATION ARRESTED ON BRIBERY CHARGE IN SASK'N; SENSATIONS ARE SPRUNG Consternation Reigns Now in Turkish Capital-Russians are Advancing Far Beyond Erzerum f N BOND SA Ottawa, Kcb. 20.-Afayor llardie TA'thbridge, is a visitor to the capital today. -Veeompaiiicd bv Hugh Boyd, of Letbhridge, .Mayor llardie had an interview will! Sir Sam Hughes, minister of militia, with reference to soldiers' separation allowances in his city, Mayor Hardie says Xhal a lot of recruits have given iip good positions, and married men wlio are not allowed any separate allowances until after they go on active service have found it hard to maintain their familieK. The matter, he says, will bo ail.iusted to his satisfac-tiou. Mayor Hardie and -Mr. Uoyd had an interview with Sir Iler-�"�hert Ames, chairman of the patriotic 1'iind in connection with the sapie mattor and were promisc > : : : : : : ? ? : : : ? ? ? ? ? TOISMIRmTl Berlin, via London, Feb. 21.- An official statement issued here today says that German aeroplanes on Sunday dropped a large number of bombs on the aerodrome and camp at Furness In West Flanders, near the North Sea, and returned safely. CLAIMS SUCCESS Berlin, Feb. 20-A wireless message to Sayvllle, N. V., says the Germans have taken a British position on the Yser canal 200 yards long. South of Loos the British advanced to the cdg^ of one ot the German mine craters. Repulse British Berlin via London, Feb. 21. - The Grand Duke Nicholas, it is reported, has now 50,000 Armenian vol. unteers under his command. The Russian cm,bassy here has receiv-ed a dispatch stating the Russians are advancing by forced marches to the conquest of Trebizoned and Bitlls, on lake Van Sam. Authorities say the Turkish army In Ar. menia is l&olated and unable to receive succor. The Russians "in pursuit encounter only fragmentary commands, which are sur-rendering without resistance. In-, formation from Constantinople depicts the situation as tragic. No news from Asia Minor has been received for ten days. Agitation and revolt was the order of the day. Troops refuse to march toward Asia Minor, and the Sultan has summoned tho principal authorities of the empire to take steps that are-drastic and of su-preme Importance. To Cut Bagdad Railway London, Feb. 20.-Fmler cover of warships' guns, Itussiun transports-are now landing large forces of men. on the .Armenian sea c(!ast. 70 miles east (if Trebi/ond, encountering only feeble resislatup. The trouiiH are being transported from Hatuin, where tliey have I'epii licUl in readiness for several months. The fact that they were not u.seil in the earlier stages of the Armenian campaign leads tr r-'v.'.tu he is expected to push forward at once against Diarhokcr, 140 miles southwest of lOrzcruni. Diarbekcr is only one day's riarch repulse of a BiiHsh liaml urenade at- Bagdad railway, t;he last rc- tack against the new German posi- maining Turkish communicatiju irto tion in the A'scr canal section north . Syria. of Ypres was announced today by the-German war ollice. New York Club Will Honor Sir Robert London, Ont., Feb. 19i-The I^ou-don board of trade last night decided to ask the city council to place two mills in the revenue for IDIO' to raise money for local patriotic purposes. The board of trade felt that tho method endorsed was the most eriuitable way of raising the money. RUSSIAN AEROPLANE BUSY Pads, Feb. 20-L'lnformatlon prints a disputeh from Basil, Switzerland, giving Vienna newspapers us authority for the statement that a largo Russian aeroplane. Carrying four aviators, yesterday dropped thirty bombs on Austrian staff headquarters. ;MonUoal, F'eb. 21. - -A committee from the lawMers' club of New York, one of the oldest and strongest organizations in N'ew York, is in Montreal en route to Ottawa to ask Sir Robert L. Mordeii to become an honorary member of the club. The extent of the honor about to be conferred on the rrime minister of Canada will he better understood vlien I London, Fcb^ 21.-Prenticr Asquitli it is known that two existing hciioi>' introduced two votes ot credit in tho ary members are cx-presidcnt \V. H. house of commons today. The prem-Tiift and Elihu Uoot. ier's speech waS confined entirely lo Has Accepted the financial aspect ot the present; Ottawa, Feb. 21.-Sir Robert Uor- situation, no reference being made to den has accepted the offer of honor- the general war situation, ary life membership in Uie New York i The first vote of credit was on a Lawyers' Club. supplementary estimate for the cur- rent fiscal year, bringing up the total RESIGNATION ACCEPTED Petrograd, Feb. 1!).-George T. w^ar expenditures for the vcar to �1,-120,000,000. The first application is Mai-yo, United States ambassador to tor �120,000,000. The second vote, to Russia, has received notification that iprovido funds for the first part ot the. his resignation is accepted. He is re- linaiicial year beginning April 1, quested, however, to remain until tho amounts to tliOO,0110,000. arrival of first secretary of the om-, Mr. Asquith told, the house that the bassy, Fred .M. Bearing, who is on bis way here from Madrid. dailv expenditure from April 1 to .luly 17, ot last year was �2,800,000; from Julv 18 to September 11, .�3,-S00,00fl ; from Sept. 12 to November ' 0, �1,1,'")0,000 ; from November 7 to GETS TWO YEARS London, Out., Feb. Ifl.-John John-' son RadcUffe was sentenced to two February 19, lOlli, between �4,300,-years and a half in Kingston peniton- , OOO and �4,400,000. tiary after pleading guilty to a charge of bigamy. CHISHOLM APPOINTED Halifax, N. S., Fob^ lO^-Hon, Chrls-toplier CliisUoIra, formerly comnils-Bloijer of works and nilnos, litis been appolntod to tho legislative council. Former Head S.O.E. Lodge Responds to Nation's Call One mure gap was made 'In the | came back to his first love as man-ranks of the Herald staff this morning when Fred T. Robins, superlntund-ent ot the jol) dopiirtinent, marched round to the recruiting oflfloo, was sworn In and passed the medical examination. He will romuln in ciiarge I arms. In this great fight. There are of the department for a couple of i about 1200 Sons of Fngland In .\1-weeks until Romeoiie can ho found 1 i ; borta, and ot those over 500 have al- tilenwood, F''eb. 18.-E. J, l^eavitt and 0.. Shipley aro taking i.he Irbnt of tho burden in tho preliminary steps toward forming an irrigation district in the Glenwood and Hill Spring districts. SufTicient signers huve been obtained aiul now the mailer is all ready lo be sent to the dcpattmeiit a-t^ Edmonton. It is now almost beyond (ioubt that wo will liave an ir-i'ri^^ation district tormcflj|(oiftoi .. OUcUollows lor IDIi' ^, {& m ' 1 '.'V ^ \ 4550 ;