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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 22, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOUJMK Ii, ALBI'.IVl'A, TIiynSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1917 IN NEAR EAST-i HUNS BEGIN TO REALIZE DEFEAT Jims' iMiscaic.uIafed' WJih This They Did Cerrhan' Paper Is Very Pessihiis lie 'Over Results of Sub- marine Warfare London, N'cw VorX, Fcb A year Germany btgaii Verdiiu' offensive; three weeks beginning 01 Teea, primarily Inlcud insIan-J, Jut-l as Vcriluu o.wrove Iho led to TliougjV'; :'-'Verfluh Miners Said-To He Preparing This Demand When Agree- ment Expires TO CONSIDER MATTER AT THE CONVENTION Lethbndgo Delegates Al Coh- COL, venlion Jlplieved To Re Who is taiJ to Ira'slatcd [or, tbo" Irn- n nn_- i i- lipilanL post of dlrcVUr' bf.'.Cntiadlan Urging IhlS Action MUM la Huns Release U, S. 'Citizens sorely tcslei firm; though Ihc campafgn may- hammer1 it "will not urcah her. In the! 'liGloifericIi "llicNrar ivlll Ijo of Britain." How- .president of llic of agriculture, gave Urllalii's re- yoslprday; when lie told the far- 'Tau will have men. prob- itjy iflost'.or ilia ELI ;UnlraiuGd, and you lhavc got' best ol them, ns madenlie best of tlin uii- Ijiromlsinjj-maicjlat lie-transformed In- Ito the finest armies tbo world Ihus tbo campaign of 1917-'must lo considered in Its first .warfare must llilay ah'.almpsV.fqnal'finrt willi fight- ling' omlhp balllelield.''. 1. of tlic .Manches: er Guardian'dmpbJLslzcs .the.point itia't lie }a itc" first of :to i i at la: tbe of I French GefmaiiirVisL'ablcV lo act because practically nil communication" lia's'-becn.cut licr submarine1 Ihrcai. ami the .subsc qucriL severance- of "relations wllli 'Un .Slates. Menace DmTon', dlfficul- I ties'" corillnuVV'rThtSj Irish, crop, iris I Amsterdam, Feb. ton- dicnalch ;t here from Berlin States sailors who were 'laken to Germany on the sleanierVYarfow- have been raleasjecir" Tifc United States citizens "were fc- leasc'd, the dispatch after tjie German government had'been. In- formed, officially that'. .Ge'rrrtari chips In the United -had not Ihat 1101 ,villtlllis U1 their crews had not i Or w If llic views ot deleeatps troii tho Ixilliliridee eml ot (lie field hrc vail al the Kfirnlfl ronvenlfon. (lie min ors of District No, 18 wiJ] nsk ihc operators for a 25 ptr cent. In I crcasa In the next aErcemuiiL 13 (to Irtlfc (lie of tfial cxpfriDj? 01 IMjirrh 31st." This Rerald has thl i from usually reliable sources, nnd II be (he extent o; Signirjpof Registration Carets? Compulsory Now? Feb. elfinlng of the national scrvlco cards (5 now compulsory Canada, according to the Gazette's correspondent at Ottawa.'. "As announced tome time ago as HUcly (.o be done, act [on has been taken under thp ivsr measures act, to render the registration compulsory instead or jiiiroiy. voluntary us The correspondent telegraphs, "tbo time limit for the signing or ttio cards has lieciV extended to March 31, however." The work of sorting the cards received lulo their difJr-r- c'nt. classes IE we 11 ad van Led, the correspondent says, )ml AS the calls on Canada's reptetercd man posvcr. arc made by one Industry or another, fresh ae'sorlmentB have to he made. Has Not Yet Confirmed It. Ottawa, Bennett, chairman of the notional service commission when seen today did not confirm the report appearing In the Morning Citizen to llic, effect that the signing of national service carda would, heT rua.dc compulsory. IE lin'ieveil ihat svll the demand1. The claim for ivlii not r.'u hascil on -what llic miners are" at prepenl. It ivlil be linked on 11 m old aprccmeiH nlgned in Mnrrli 1015 for n two year period. Sinro that date the men Jiavn received two one of pur ceiit. lait aiifl (ho recent war lionus OIIf (o A percent, increase, making 'tolal increase grouted up lo the of 17 per lly nPkJns for 25 per. cent, over -the old contract rates llic men only cIsrhL per ccnl. more than they are pelting al jircsoil. and they, be- lieve conditions warrant (lie Al Laiiy Ihc delegates from the liE- inlte are goliig to press for it, responsible' Cor ,'lie arc likely to to MdmttDefeatNow Now" York. only tons or at the rale ot lea: Germans lu ihia'cQuntry, ivho do not Iho arc" finally uoni- assiiino llio liyplimt' are liiwUr c InE to atinilt that'Cftriuany bpalcn. When decidedly' pro-Qerman Germans make.lhls', admission, it. Indicates a situalipii '.Iliat 'frfrcslia'doivs Ihc tom- paradvcly early_ ending ot Lord Clinton'Lifts The Veil Which Has For Long Obscured The Doings Of The British Troops In The Near Wonderful Story. IIRIT1SH 'HAVE WON .VICTORIES IN, FACB! OF GREATEST DIFFICULTY Have I'cnetraled To Teheran, Have Cleared.Out All Parties Of Germans, and Have Blocked Efforts of Success Also In Slesopiiiamia. 13 000tons, and slibuld ho Ions! to meet the German, estimates. This v. De 0 Fob. "the .House of Lords last evening, Lord Curzori'Ufled Iho veil which had hung over 'events in the middle'cast for. riany .raoiitba. He had a fascinating story to tell the In reply (o Lord Bryce, who r.-as admlttcrl by (lie Germans sought Inrormallon regarding tlie po'al- Jormany'a last effort to Persia, mention of wlilch'lias Hie lide ot wir, which has liccn In'thcilo been Curzbn sub-' explained that llio force imacr'. E.if Germans- she must sink 'convention, appoint a scale .'I ctinvciiiiuii iviii appoint a scaie __ n conVmitteo to act tiic msincl Police flave, Busy HiWaii AQ with the p- Veying" GotcOn mailers before' Iho "3S a Halifax, Feb. the baegngc-of the, German on hoard the Scatidiiiayian-A'rriericdE'llne E lea ms Frederick' VITL has revealed that each and every, inenibijr ot it'han plentifully stocked liimselt wltli goods which are.'scprco'in-'the 'with 'the. op' mailers before'tho convention sesEloa in'Fernie. [being Cierman .i-warning-peoiiic. again nol lo expect too (lie, submarine com- Tbe.yTrinii'ilrLrir pyjamas. In rieiv of litm collon an It 10 HANDLE CMS here i7ill-relieve (lie Germanj-pf.'sonib of their" excess coUonV niake allowance for' IsaysV it too, arc all Itlmtahc.; s'uTimariUe campaign of It is I end the ,vcrv cm l's alnn cnntraliaml, iiuuBiftiiJB uiu ilimcultics'whichplood. here that it t7lli; submarines', imifil overcome. The" 'or them currency .-'_.-F_I-_ iCBs useful lo the In nddltloTi to upon t'ie tbc vessel, J- i ralhcr'pesalm! llic .the s'lbmarinc'clforls. them nrc Magistrate D.-1I. EHoti will nn addition to his 'duties on, and atl March Istj when the provincial noli1 take over the dulies oC tbc" ITounled '--Feb.' "j c o i, ii s'ed-ir- against the Hving here loddyV- Police reserves', suppressed outbreaks [n'varfous'parts of the clly. Dozen's were .overturn eJ, cbptents dcatfo'yed and the owners'-Dl'acfced. Hundreds of worn en, some babies In armSj acted as pickets Before Ihc provision stores in to establish, a '.boycott.' A-police-court magiatrain in. sis periaing'thc senlence of one offender warning that, hereafter ho irould Bend lo jail. A Break With Sure Berne.'.vii'Paris, Feb. tria's reply to the-United Stales defining-hcr. posltlun "n ihe'sub- marine warfare is known in Berlin, vaccorxfing ,to the Frankfurter.Zci- that a breath; Employeei" Contractora v, Accounts for Material: Winnipeg, Feb. over-payments in counecllon with' the work helm; done-for" government on the parlianien buildingg by the J. Mcblarmtil Com nany, present coutractora, before .last nigh't-b; Octave S. JL .Jploycc of Ihe 'who is to appear today- before llii Feo.-2214-Tha eleclion of public-, accounts ot officers took'up the "greater portion of iagislaturef abclaied that'if a' the afternoon "session of (he Grand enquiry were granted and "document: Lodge O. F., ycstcr- produced lie would expect to'see''al day. following were placed charges proveu. had a number of you womr in office for the ensuing year. There cn'-b'efore ha said, "and "not one: was a close. contest between Edmon- afier of .you, hag inipresseA mo olice starving." as though In FoHco In1 Alberta, tt is stated- (hatl .-Philadelphia, Feb. Disorderly Magistrate 'Elton win 'hear all cases occurred iu the. south eastern hroughL up by tbe provincial' pollcb raft' Qf. ibs cily, populnted largely here, and any which may be lirouc'it by peoiile "of foreign blrlh, today baiuls pi women made domone, tratlons .against dealers, who.- have for.lifnrine from most 'of the latter cases Gullbault declared the govern was charged.wJrii lafger quanli ton anil Medicine Hat for llie 1318 scs- ties of coal than Ihe a mount used rini sion, but the.-capLial-ffon, (irand Drp. a beUer'ciualily of.coal tfiari-wa A. Parker, actually thai to heard before local Justices of'tlic fatafxl- tho food prices. In (he'. melee if'rnnd flrov Alf. 'Brown, peace. J belw-een Ih'e crowd of women Edmonton, 3ro. "A. E. Slay, the crowd ot wqtnei So far Inspector .Piper has bthefy'atlracUd on the alreetg cured accommodation .for hcndituar: Hores" >vcre attacked a woman was n where ters here. Unless a very suilaulc down, trampled'" upon' and ,lhc Euattla I placed''Driver -llierosclTcs' united-'sufveil- la nee of secret guard found, this out place can be oblainGil, the police are "the" ho'apllai .with" a 'broken had brolion Ihc' rule vfa'fhjddlnE.'him lake temporary succeeded in, dfspersinr to converse with anybbiay (lib prcscnl, In the hope ol securing crbR-d without any''serious in witli-thc ship, she laken" oft -nisi better-later C-- jurj- beingCdonc. Minor disorders oc- post. He was, before 1 The new force will be in other parla of'the foreign hclnc released'was-given a'., good'lee-1 but the slyle or color of uniform has1 lure. "ol hecn made known as yet. i-v Wlnniired; deputy, grand master, Uro. other contracts of the. samb.'contTa'c J. A. Tully, F3rd. G. lor TTQS charged against, irie'.parlfa E. secretary, mcnl' that itieVcoaiiionnaK Bro, O. E.. Calgary; grand was padded; lhal fp treasurer, Uro. Adamea, Cnl- tho 'parliament bulldlnBg'waVch'arge gary; reprcECnlatiycs to sovereign to-the buildings, and then used .-b _ __.. the contractor on olher P.Cr.M., ihc time of the men on against the' .buildings tonald, EdniDiilori; 'grand conductor. He charged nlso llmt the, govcrnrnen J. MnEEoy, To Reluc- tantly -Admit, England Is Sironger Than Ever Genera, Big Drafpf 78th Battery J City for the East Witb ycatcnlay's dratl, Lclliliridgc aln, ROT. D. Archibald, nantt; il wns yorth. grand inslile se'ritinel.-Bro. C. B. Noble, Gullbnult said lie would reserve' hi JonsoH; herald, Dro. F. U. delnils to'come oul-at the- proper "rrio- Wliile, SwKlwcll; liorao lund trustees, mcul. A. B. liallailtina' and J..'D. n. Lilllc, Calgary, Itag sent out a lolal of 600 Feb. ne-introducllon ________ D_ nrllllcry-1, saving scheme was to- inakeg-a day.Vnnanlmously recommended by whcn tho 1.40 (rain to .MedtelnC'lint-men on nctlve service. moiiLon men thnn in any other ballery I as Hid success b( Ihe. lonn proves lhal the Ktigllah people are. as strong financially ap militarily, there is the truth nhlch tho nation thai began Iho war lsr now realizing." Trllmnc says: "Since 1 Ibe" korW cilsled sucli .1 huge I Bchpmo.lias not been offered any Eov- werc cnacled. The crowd-waa'hpt as Lleul. N'clson has received orders large as it might, have been had the lo carry on recruiting and cndcnvor public Known srncrnlly lhal tho 'boys 16 (ill up (ho ranks ne.iin, anH Is ircro-golni; away. H had bficn Aspect- Hhercfore anxious lo sccuro rccmils. cil lliftl they would tiioL'leave. Mil Ihe 26lh, but orders came crnraeniirf one. operation. It can'ccml as EOon iu posslWr-. 'However, All Iho ctiulpnienl is here for Ihc proper training of Ihs' men In Ihe" ar- tillery nrm of the service. There ure really be aald'lhal ihc.rosoiircos of I there was enough Interested ictt only a hnr.dful of men in -the I the Urillsh KOTirnmenl are and liand to givo-Mlio boyg'camp at present, but Ihcy arc well 1 The loan 13 proof lhal the rousing send-off. As'for.lhf'boys trained and will form the nucleus ot have "every ccnf'dence In Ibclr 5ov-1 llicmsclves, they were.In great-glee anolher crnment being alils lo domlnale'thojorer Iho prospect b[ seeing early ac- submarine danger." NEW 'RECORD FOR HOGS Calgary, Feb. sold -5 hero Ihis-morning. A-new high record. A MARKETS Spot .wheat Local wheat....... May Local track oats.......-. dmonton; erand marshal, 11. Sic- was River; giana cliap- paid mure for certani machinery Iha Warnitlg to Sheepmen Ths Mounted another .warning to ,farm: ere in.the district to guard Ihelr sheep the, dogs, which., have bef.n creating havoc among' the bands'.recently. .The other a ber of Ottawa, Bordfn and party have safely In cablegram to the government announced''j to- niQht. In Ihc premier's parly were evening another farmer in Ihc Han. J. D. j.. marine and naval -Hon.. Robert .Rogcrj, minister of public works; L. Christie; .confidtn'. secretary io_ the prernler, ELEVATOR FALLS; SCORE HURT N'cw TorV, Feb.' .tbati o score of persona were injnrert (onighl, several of'them when au elevator fell-sin stonca from Iho toot gordch to the ground floor of a nroad- vray theater. o c- BANK CLEARINGS aractor, and It had resuJteU lu tin tnbllshmeul of order over a wttla ea. At lone tituc tliero were qullo 100 crmaii baridn scattered alioul Perela, rrorjzlng iieacbful. IrlbaB. aud ofEcr-. bribes. They stirred up froulifo tnong tribcB, vrho habitually wore' peace vrlili Iho central Jleaiiwlitle, succeeded citing a more, jiofrci-riil ally, in urks. Intending, to pay off arotCH UH Ihctr .'lieredilory cneniv ami nilous to recover territory oa lha orders ot Persia, Turkey pcnctratcil lo and overran part of-lt. ho Turkfsli army (s etlll there. Star- were spread 'everywhere Ihat tho, ernjan' Emperor Imil embraced of Islam. Tho movement reach- J Jls'riia.Tlmiim force-In August hen Turkish 'mhllary: advance- as .eiercistus "a dlaaatrqus Influence' the'sftunUon In 'Teliei'an. ond Iho er.ilan goycrnmciU wss 'on, tUo f evacuaUnR the caiiilal. Since' thW lets h'ad.' been sleatly Irnprovaratnt.'- liiipsinn'. army.'fe covered Us pbsl- .v o the TurTush' forces to'-.'Tflierajri. Wo ulind. ourselves Po' th'o.Rus'sian'afrnSir. -1'7 i'" lion. I.-- HORHIBLE-ACCIDENT I H is distinctly nndcrSlpod that fcs-' Toronto, Feb. Adam. AIRPLANE RISES 70M FEET jtcrday's draft ml up gaps son of nunnyroede was decanilaled London, Aeroplane aa'ys In arlllicry unlta from'Canada'. which shortly before quitting Iline It newly doslsncii gianl Airplane in .1 haro already seen .fishtlng al Ihe Grenadier Ico ;al .High fO 259 WEATHER V -12 leal lias risen 1000 front. They will Swansea last niglit the side of .-16 _idcniity as other batteries from Leiff- n hoht gave Jicrcral olfter Itrirtge have ployoca wcro slightly Injured. and decidedly cold. >t-- tarrying a uHol acd Ilank clearings we ending today wcrii, agalnit f3.Si.2Rl for Iho corre- snonding' Tveek'a year nEO, This is an increase 'of or 37 pOr cenl.: The cleafinss con- tinue over the halt million mark in tnilft; ot Ihc fact that Ihc grain rcttvement Is Elm Oil at a Etandsllll. Herbert Cole, private secretary'.tp Sir George. Farley, min- ister of militia. 'V: Uneventful Trip r London, HOrrten, Canadlnti ani1 cd In London today, told >ls; Inter- j vieirtr that his .voyage .was (ul. except lor the IriMns ol Ibe necessary precautions. prcmlei said the journey "across.; the .'Atlantic under war conditions Impreased "hinV jncp The'Brillsli cpriiul -at, ak ;W -malo member s of tbe eommjtnM.yi Imtl becfi ImnrlEcmeil im, liavc. been .released after iolghl IthprUonmerit, and' most 'p[ 10 .German' ciiuiiiry. ndcr Sir Percy Sykes, from Bunflet Abbas to Ishpahan, to'Te-.- leran, a disiance of lot .been mentioned 'hitherto, In -this ountry.'.. The object, of General Syk'ea was to organize the southern PcfsJaii or'ce into o military genda_rmerifi iin-. der the Persian but" cered by British men, -Trlth Indian raining and fprcG was ultimately lo'attain a strength q( men- General'SyKe's, "losj'at present a, force of 5000 men. In addl' Ion to a of 800 troops from Ms_military poallton faeiiifi' by reinforcements .now >eing dispatched from.India. A Biml- nr, force "of gthdarmeriG 'ia- being raised. by HaMiarl tribesmen, who lave always'been friendly lo us. "1 hope before, long Sir Percy TvilKcW, able'to march from Shiraz. irom "where ib now ia, "arid clear brigand-camps and robber nests that are part ol ,Ppr-: On the Persia, r success" has been attained oilier forco under the. Britleh Major who succeeded in paolfy- InR, Ihe.whole .'or conalderable, quarter. In, Afghnnislnn llic. Ameer, in spite of offers'Of hrlbes, has rely loyal. Tho "altempt .la improve Lbo gerieral FlluatTon 'in! Persia-has been 'assisted by .two: indcpcndeut- movements ,qut-V. side the burdcrs of that "country. Firai was tho'success of Gcno'ral Mesopolamift. 'Those suited in casualties the Turkish, troops estimated nt. drawn mcreaslnrTuVklsh forces operations In the thereby :im-. proving that posllioii of the, Russian', army. The outside. arose from tho movement of the Sherlt of .Vfccca. The situation is.'not. free from troops _ Elill to be turned Persian 'hinterland.' In the Persian gulf''there is still disorder, but position pl.the'oll-fielda is praclically. Eccure'. No Hhout the cast cared lo venture a propliesy, bul-he hoped :lt might'1 be. ea'.rl' Ihe-woirst. la-.over.-'The great chain of Geroian ornhJUon for eni, slrelchins" from Europe Iq lias been twisted, mnch wilh the wondortul vnent of lha navy fn- keening lib ocean pathway comparnliycly. secure the rtcatilj1 PHILADELPHIA ARRIVES devised. BIG GERMAN LOAN N'cn- Feb. eoclatcd. Press announces thai fl the American lino slcamer PhlladelphTa, Liverpool to 4 York, gassed In at Sandy Hook' Berlin, Feb. 2 shorlly before 10 o'clock tb.i.3: will aok from Iho lleichslag M inornlng. cominp new war credit of. marks. ;