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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 23, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta 'VOLUME x. AU'iKKTA, FJHIJUY, I'KIMUAnY 23p.lSj7v NUMBKR 03. HmSubs.Fnm Seas or Face Disaster, Lloyd-George in Announcing His New Food Restrictions to Conserve the Ocean Tonnage ,-r. Liberals-al Edmonlon Decide 'Against An-.Extension of Term of LegisliUure -EXPECT AN ELECTION HEliD THIS YEAU (Sptciol'lb tlic Herald! lAlnmnloil, FDD. ov- ertures of Ilio opposition mftiibcrB ,r tlio life Ferric, Feb. business In opeiij session look placO'today In the inlncra' ft reso- lution Elrongly oinKJaJng lnG. cmiiloy- nietit of AElutlc labor tn 'around any mines in Hits district. The aon- looking lo an eilenslon of tlio of jiimcilt of Ihn convention was unanl the Icelblature have been lurnctl Buble'cl, anil llie foci- Ij'y'llie I-tbcrBlE'ahil Ihe iirdspcct Is not ing Q( dcirgntes'Is deoii ueatpil bnlj- (hit llie session will hist a In IWs. regard. Alter (lie of'months longer, but that it o[ -quesiioil the, he Iho liBt'ol llioii.rescnl iiroTlpclal convenllon went Inlo executive.' BCS- Llovd -scnlollvcs' of Is learned ,0 ,ake u.o Of the olli- (1corgo Ealcl in a speech In the lnjuse dominions. -yi.miif. Ini-l i w ClT fCl I ll 111 All C t New'Program of Economy Prohibition .or the importation'of aereiilcd mineral and table wntcrs. Prohibition of llie iiinioi'talion of ripples, tomatoes' nnd all fniils. save oranges nnd bulimias, which arc (o he reslridcd cent. Proliibilion of Ihb importation or.Comfin colfce, cucoa and ten. Tlie further restriction, ol brewing -and m'odiiclion of spirits. Uestriclion of the importation of cnimeil salmon SO per coni. These restrictions expected to save fltlO.OOO tons yearly.; The. Ruaraiilcc of prices on grains lo Hie home fanners for a period of. iliriu years, anil llie guarantee of lo agi'i- cullurnl workers, lo encourage grcalci- production from the soil. Lloyil-dcorgc cnlls .ijpon the people of Circa I Ilrilaiu for sfic- rifitt.-s titan ever in a supre'iie efloil to win llie war this year. Disaster faces the nation if (lie sni) narinc menace, llie seriousness of which he emphasizes, is not successfully coinlinllul hy great rcslrjclions in ijiipurla- lions and other suvirig of; tonnage. Agrienltiiivil production in Biiiain must lie. brought to ils higlicsi'pqinl, and Ihe premier appeals lo Ihc'farmers lo LLOYDGEOSaE gel their pasture lands.uiid-T cultivation as rapidly as possible. llie decision or llie'Liberal caucus lasticerB, i. Wliilo (hero have lieen 110 m, reel n9gollatL6nfa'bctwecn Ihe premierinorL3 Tliore betas colllmolls tolla.v llial tlio EIICCCSE o[ vllai nntufo In these re- 1 "le Cau5c 'lelicnded on Ilic nbll- Tliey are "'f 'onua slwrlagc. grC35 ,B fti-oj first, -minister declared ihe lioiisfV-H.lias been I recently slow, ler In allied nivllans anil The the ultimate auc- ccas of (lie allied cause depended on tlic nclullcf] of; the tonnage, difficul- t' least w'jia'mmlc by- iai (0 (kg.., H JiicJ) was no'J affecting ordinary I tics wjlh w.lilcb .tboy were confronted ..i i, .nceUfi of the HatEon nnd mlllUiry ex-l lln.fore the DriliBh tonnage continued, "we can cope with the submarine menace, but If tlie nation f Is not prepared to take Jraslic moa-J sures dealing witjj Ilic menace, clisnstcT Is ucforo ,us. "The Eovernmcju Is liopctul or rind- and H will laha constant work lr> enable the 1 gcii el ing menus of die sub- convention to gel 'lliciw r'of Ihe orihc 'in' this J" way, the mailer came lo be discussed ?J" ,'one of Jh caucus amPlHo action one m cleared-llie air. of i Lho list Ics. situation, lie had.been jgst adequate and since marine, but slinuJd be guilty of; 1 for grave measures. Tlic'pfe-j (Irrio (lie ro'lin'dt been an, enormous in-1 folly if we rested lr_.n juUly upou Ihe' utlor said Uiere was no sure to; croaac'in 'denia'fid for tannage. More) expectation of the realization o[ that ry without hunting Ihc of British hope. We have .to deal ruthlessly from the dcey. Enormous sacrl-; oUqlled to France alone; anil promptly, with the tonnage prob- "wcre necessary from ilio British'arid'a very" considerable amount foaJ Itm Jjy measures which impose great i Ltoyd George. II a rlaleri jbccri.ireL Russia and Italy, sacrifices upon Ihc counlry. victory lues A. J, Carter, secretary of Dis> (rlct IS, miners' union, lias iriretl Die Herald today a denial uT ibe appealing yratd'day that the miners would demand a 25 per cenl. Increase In iv.igcs on JlAM-h aibL Ufa denial Is as fol- lows: Kernio, Feb. Btatement in (he Herald yesterday (Itat a (lescribed'ns pleasant -voyage across Iho. Atlanlk1. 'Premier Morris and (he Canadian minister of marine. arc accoai'panlci German sulminrines on "Jiclr VwaVjln- tholr wives, the corresilondcut add from.-Neiv eil.." i Hie barred zone York to Uonleaux, says the" Berlin Licnl Anzcigcr. as quolcd In au.-Ex- Ccninany J'Tdday the party were guests of thi Conna' luriclicoii. A1 Icr ward they went, to iLe house darn but liic Untied Slate's' conihions'lo hear Lloyd Rcorse malt on'their doing In 'his dcCerred eventful slatenienL re 1 OF IHE WILL SETTLE WITH KELLY O.U OF COUBT- civ- il suit of the .province of Manl- 1- toba fllkmsL.Tboains Kelly and.' lo1 -I be seltled out oi'court, accord-" ing to .ah annqunceaict Ijy Jlon. 'A', -B.- attorney-: -----al. this 'afternoon. (cturned Soldiers CommiUee of Commons Will Take West-' era Evidence in East NO CHANCE FOR i POLITICAL WORK Ottawa, Fob. parliamentary 'oinmiUcc itiriulrlng liito Ilic .loiis ol tUo tare of returned soldiers .Ills morning amingcJ Us programme' of future meetings covering eastern Canada, II is_aUogether likely Lhat Ihe committee 'will not visit the but (lie commUteo will hotri special' sittings In Toronto on March 22 and 23 to hear witnesses [rom the four .western provinces. Tlic coinmUleb! may decide aF> a result o[ those hear- ings lljat a trip to Winnipeg at least' Is nccesfary. (hat event a com- nitUce will no named lo lake .atldi-r llonal western evictcncc in Winnipeg. Tho committee will also sit in To- ronto on March. 21 and 22 (o hear srjs from Ontario, Quebec and tho maritime provinces ViH be cover- eA. at sittings tovbo UeUl in 'Montreal 15 lo lii. The romrattlce will adjourn touient uirtll Thursday ucst ivhcn (t will meet again at Ottawa lor. a couolc of days. Sir Herbert Ames, chairman, slated tills niorninc that tlie committee' :ions to parlincuenL a Tew days after the house resumed on April 19. Kxatnination of acting1 director of medical service for Hie militia was'concluded lhisv He closely liy P.. U. Ben n alt as to liis revise tlic rcnurl. of Ilic mciliral. whtcli the. uonston IsLfixed by. tlie-Uomiiilon Denhett.snW'lhaL this wasUniuajaii bocau'sc If" the dcparXmenL can rvnf percentage of the ships torpedoed jndlcales; that the arming cf merchantmen -by 'the belligerent powers is" proving suc- cessful, acccrding to Marcel miliisry expert of the Par- is. [From Feb. John 11. Mc- Donald, ivlio-lias lor' several years been successfully in. charge o[ the mines ot Lho 'Franco-Canadian Col; Hcries, lias restgdcd as Icclmlcal manager of He resigned liis position as mine manager at Belle-1 vue shortij- nftcr or the old Canadian Coal Causal! tin toil j nto (he present company, and bast Two Killed in Dawson Fire Berlin political circles, the-ExcliaiiEc's Intlus to the restrfction of imports lne owlpul of the mines ilur- corrusnondent reports, "it believed other war measures his with tbc Ucep-- llio auumarine have' '-Hon. .Rolicrt Rogers naturally wasjcst UmL (he men ami officers definitely instmrteil not to sink these lalfc rekarding the tLlra leave, and liisl. lief here that one object oi his and decisions jn cases ol tlis-) ig-In'-comicclton .ft-itH-Ihe vacant hiah Pulc- fts wel1 his constant outlook. in for the of llioso under him, Ijinrf-Ecsm to bc'icve thnt Sir George Jive earned him liic respect anil gooil Cnitcil Slates ships. IMPORTATION-OF BOOKS PROHIBITED A V London, prcin- icr has announced Uiat.Ihe fin-- v porting periodicals 'and otlicr printed be prohibited entirely.: '-V v o Dawson, V- T., Feb. lives were tost night" in-a. that destroyed property in' ths business section to the'estimated value- of Those :who perished were Charles W.-'C." Ta: hor, dean of the Dawson bar, .and I one of the iriost promifisnt rrien in the YuJcon territory, and-Wililam veteran Wljite Pass. stage driver on Ihe'Whlte Horse and Dawson overland route. POLITENESS NETS KER Portland, FeL. EUa slons uoard. If'lnfo'rmaiioii Is Incomnlsto Ilio fc-' port is rclnrncil to ilio ilislrict-medi-. cal board.- Mr." MWaicloro: "Do" you rciiorls of medical -.'-vi "You could as a ynaltor. political >v. coTisidcralion give any yartlcular caso special asked' 'Sir. Beiiiictt: "No, we deal with reports, purely' .._ from a medical Hon. Charles Murphy.a'sHed if lUero' was any reason-why the work being done by tho Hospitals commission sliould not be jlonc by- the branch ol the militia department. "I liavo Lnaclc n'rcnorL OR the "mat-. ter lo my superior Col. Pol-', tcr replied. Sir Herbert Ames asked that a copy oJ'thc" report he supplied to the cbni- millec. .V Senator McLennan ot Nova' Scotlnj whri.ivas Hie next wiluess, told ol Iho Tfork has been done by voca- tional work.of 'the Dominion hospitals commlBsian with wbidi lie" lias been promiQe'nlJy connected. .Pcrley will sooii T one ol his and.UiBy asEOcinted tlic mmisicr'dr public works wilh one of vill oC air'n-iili wliom lie camo in con- will leave Here ocl. r.coni( w eave ere on February 2SLir. His successor Ilias "ccausc, aprarenlly of her becoin- Wlrnlpeg, Feb. Free. Press todsy Albert tain'..-leaaef of the opposition in the Manitoba' laturt, tlaled this morning that at this' afternoon's session" .he' would [ay 'on .the -table of the liouae the', resicrialion of- F. rrembcr for Ihc const it ency of Foblln- Newton is volun- tarlty" as a rcaiili o.f the findings 'of, the' Patterson road commission." BANKER IS PROMOTED nnlijcs. Feb. a Francis, -lor llie past six and a lialf years tas been "the senior inspsclor for Ilic Canadian Bank o[ Coinmcrcc In Win- nipeg1- has been appointed Lo the posi- itofi of Kcnior agcnl Cor the mslitutfon YorK. Da H fiu ore, Feb. I'resl- "rtent TVilltani Il.'Ta'ft, al a banQuet of thi M.irrlaiiil branch of lUo lencuo to .enforce 'peace, declared last ntphl that had nothing -but for. Iho peaee-at-any-prico paclflala nnrt njth (he typb Ihc Bori'irhich must be Inlo "No rlgliUhlnking man" he "vrcnMo war for anything except for R righteous caugdj) find once the righteousness .of- 11 IVRS established, every went to Trar gladly and Big Sales Irrigated Land Havel fieen Made Lately BOOTLEGGER FINED Edm'bnlbri, Feb. _ noss, Prwltlent Marnoch' 'made ib'o above ______________ ____ __. ______ charged '-'wllh bootlcEEinB. was lined slaltincnl lo Ihc" general mocllng of .j '.j ff WON'T REPORT U. S. f- -f WAR BILL Wnshiiifrlon. Feb. senate 'judiciary rommfUcc ln- day fallwl to agree" bill proroscri hy Iho department of justice' lo nulfaorize Ihc prCRl- (lent to use the armed forces United Stales lo en- force- its nculralily. obligations, :tind it. was declared by several .senators that would not be reported. _ t A A far li.s been appointed." as rind from across Iho old Albina. ferry. Oiarlea Clark, S4 years gatcman. who 'ffas found: dead' la. hi Iast 's 'icr HI: Lll 0 Tri11 was oitened loday.'Mies Pearsoi was ako named his'executrix without bonds. The two were acquainted, olLbouirli 31iss several years until two years ago; greeted him with "Goct morning" .on coins -lo 'A Renter Stock- Const. WIgg First Here list With Provincial Police.Force Police Conslahlo John Wigs- of police force, handed liis. u-..-a _ woik and wllh "Good n-hcn ska' stenallon loila'y lo'. Chief -Ho' returned liolm corrcspoii'ilenl cr.bles that Uiejn iwo years. Gerntnn to" Sweden has in-.. fornicd Ihc'Swcdlsli rorefgn minister that the Swedish steamship Ecldci was sunk as, A result uf a 'mistake on Ihc part of Iho submarine coraraandcr 'that the German government regrets Hie occurrence and Is prepared to f ay Indemnity. Tho" -Edda was lorrccloed Ja'ri, ;her Triy, lo Sweden with 'cdai.' J _ MOOED Jaw, MARKETS Spot .'wheat Local, track rcarty-niadc fairing al CoaMale There May-wheat 'hero ard many acres of at Local.track oats........... ireEfnl-producinS' May oats'.................f.. There fa also a large movctncnt ot May flax my, rirr l lolior, arid or four months" hunl thft noard ol Trado lasl nlslit.o'ir the P. n. anri'Gcoreo OgHvle, n soldier, aulhorily of P. L. 'oilier farms In Hie r; i P, n. has sold n Ereal land r-omcrris ore dul. la ____ _.... ______ _______ ______ for a similar pJIcnccV tinil lo pay JIM. ol Ihe C. P. U. depanmcnl o( natural a numter nf tarmcrs. a c. Hi >VEATHER' two hard labor'- rMonrcos. had both been previously con- Moat Dieted.under the Alberta lianor act. .pericnccd ami r-ow- arc ex- iil'tcMSfiil.'' jfrlsiUon land movemeni in the Lellibrf-lffe Jis- UW ifjh f'clro2rajV Feb. troops after Blro'rg' ntllliery yesterday' 'launched three attacks agAinst liiti Russian iiosltions cast o Zlocholf In Gallrlo, says tcilara oHi rial statement Issued by thc-Russfan She had hbl seen him Join the provincial police" force- This is the ILrst Inroad. rinde by police on .llic. ranks (lie local police. -.Tbc resignation of Con- slable Wiep.lenvca the city colice force only Ivfo .men; Sergl. C- Wallis who were -on 'the xvhen it was taken over by Cant. Sltei-. reaignalion of Chief Davu.' IE. .All tlic pllicrs have resigned, Lhs t Const.-AyigG )ias been with Iho city police for five years, all -but of.! hundred tJollirs' damage done'tb znonlh.'- llcfore 'lomuig the force he iho" Marie Leaf .Greek resiaur-J was lor fourlecn years in Ihc" Oritisli- unt. hero number j navy, lie has asked thai h'a ol "members of .Ihc 2tOihL bnUalien, lion from 2Sth :li dale ho-cxpccts'tp report lo" In- raid on the tying trays of c.inrtlei and'cases 'ot botllcj soft Orinks .on the floor and conliscating a number v ol boxes pt high grade .A'.-apeciat rie- taclimcnl of police (he .scene, before the riot asiiiu'.edalarm- Ing proportions and sol- Antlr.alhy. for the Greek pro- 1'irer oi llie provincial po- lice with the city EQlice Const. WlEs held the rank of detec- tive for some tinib aarl.traa also'a v. serEeant under Chief Sfeclton.. PROMINENT OFFICER DIE3 X.S., Fob, cable nicis nun .aiiiv. iur ine urcuix yiv jiaiiij-'., n-u-, priclor nud employees of Is cclvoil' here lonislit announced Ihil urderslccxl as (ho cause of Ibo rtts-" .Major' Itcrtcrl Lnrtantc The tallalion-wTI) pir (llcil in followmsi few ajcs lo (ho and B searching In- days' Illness of He left irlot promises to be Ihe larseat In i .Fortcati: ...Gintrally fair, nol so sUlemcr.1 war Scrartmcnl.' Connlcr atUcte, lo de'.crmlno (tit lei'dwa of (ho llallfa.x wilh the five years. I told.- drove back the tons to Inch- original positions. ballalion, arid will be started bjr tlie 210lh ot- was to Hie ol a Micials today, jaiese .In Fraoce, ;