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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 24, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta SATimOAY, FRBllUAHY 24, 1017. 'NUMBER 01 VERY SERIOUS POSITION NOW Finance tery Says this Nation Must Follow Britain's Example CUT.OUT UNNECESSAniDS 'AND WAR DONDS 1 Ollltvo, Tho3. Wlllo, finance, said this ciorufng tha'svccch of Lloyd-Gcorgc- fhc'speech of Lloyd-George- was j wonriertul cyocli-maklnK utterance, .one or- the If not tho great- j j osl, history. i" STRIKE. AT. KRUPPS IS Maastricht, Holland, Th3 strike In the.Krupp factqrleB In Eesen Is constantly expanding, according to the LCB Nouvellcs. The paper says workers are now on ctrJke due to I nek of foutJ and that dlsturbcricta have occur- red at Alx-la-Chappelle sams cnusc. The ashed for the Intervention of troop9 .who', It le Bpld, refuted to aid. An Amsterdam dispatch unrfsr date of February 21 said the Am- Telcflraafc correspondent reported thcl workmen' In Hie .Kr'.Jp.o works .had. been on. Etrlkc for a fortnight The'cor- respondent said many tlrtktrs had been cent to the "There can he. Kb. snlil tlie iDlnicterik principles latd BrNlah premier aVfl (Iior- nughiy, sound 'and Essential, having regard to the situation-with vrhtch R is confronted'at (he present connection ivilli -the question -as Lo embargo Ehcuhl he plarcil gain fit Hie. (TtLtmrlattoii into Canada of luxuries, JL may; ho polnlod out (list iHflnyXpt, lhc5Q articles came from France are converted Allowed Newspaper by treaties'between Canada nnd 'tliesti '_ convention between France and Vzr.a.- for fixed rates of "exchange of ar- ticles'of .Including iiijlu lux- Over Million of Armeninns and Syrians Have Been Massa- cred Of Deported CRUELTIES OF WOU8T- KIND PERPETUATED Members of Hand Fledged To f embrotileriGs, velvets ribbons -and' rnamifarlurco'br for Canada." paid the minister, "is increase pro-, luxuries need for.national ear- Ing IB Canada's Providence, R. Providence Jouni'al says "High officials "o! .the.', LJnitsd States government are. In posses- sion of facts from inter- cepted letters, and at .least.In one caee from partial_: confess ton. to Great thV-effect'.th'at the of several alleged newsoappr ccrres- pendents now being, i jponey. for lior chaeea" ot' foodstuffs 'and munitions In v- York, Feb. Lho 000 Armenians, ivho wero In the Otto- man Empire two j'oara liavc been or deported by the Turkish antliorltios, accoixlins fo a cabjcgrain from Ihe Jlighl Jlon, A. J. secretary of iilato for foreign affairs, to HID American coDimlttpc for Armenian anil Syrian rellof.- Tho from Bccrelary Ualfour said in part: "Those were massacred under abominable tortures, '1 llm longer agonica ot the de- ported men, women and dili'dron who, without food or oilier provision for the Journey, without-protection from the cllinaie, rcEardfers of ago or weak- ness or dispflso, were driven from ttictr liomcs and made 10 inarch, as long as their strength lasted, til those Trlio drove tlioni. drowned 'or masracred them in batciics. '_ ''Some dled-of fcli by Hie irayfide, some journey of llirco months and reached the deserts and swamps the middle Euphrates. TJiey hare liecn abandoned, and are o[ slsrvtitlon, disease and exposure.- "The miscrabte renmn'nt of Ihffirnce Jcft heliind in Hie OUonnn empire wore phmdered and oppressed. -'TVor men and children -were Dr; VMi Dyke Denounces Germans London, Fob, 13, Profesaor Ilrmry van Dyfce, of i Princeton 'University, v.-ho has Just retired from the noal of United Stales Minister Lo Holland, and fe Jicro on his way homo, contributes tbo following poejn to The Now York Times: MAKE By Henry van Dyke, You dare to say with perjured Jlps: "Wo Ilgbl to niftfcc tho ocean .-You, whose black trail of butchered enfpE Bestrews the bed ol every sea 'Where German submarines have wrought '...Their horrors! Have you never thought What you call freedom memcall piracy? Unnumbered ghostE that haunt tho Whcro j'ou have murdered cry yon down, --And seamen whom you would not ehvo Weave noTi" In depths a crown Of shame for your Imperious head, ;-A dark memorial ot tho dead, Women and children whom you left to drown. Nay, Rot till thieves aro set to Guard The eolrt, and coraatrs called to keep peaceful commerce '.valch aTH Kard, Aar3 ivolves to herd the helpless sheep, Shall men and women look to thce, ruthless Old Man of the Sea, To safeguard law and freedom on the deep! In nobler breeds put our trust: The nations In ivliose sacred lore', Tta stands out above the An fl honor rules in peace and war. these we hold In eoul and hcarl, With Iheso wo choose our lot and part Till liberty Is sate on Eea and ahore. Dutch Government Liable To lie Jarr d From Its Neutral Stand- ing By The Latest Outrages of The Little Tirpitz Britishers Sunk. UKL1EVE PUBLIC INDIGNATION MAY FORCE DUTCH GOVT. TO TAKE ACTION' New York, Feb. destruc- tion of Dutch ships Uy Germ ail sub- marines as reported from volves the loss of vessels and cargoes valued at .according -to estimates made here today by agents of the lines owning (lie seven ships Eunk. Had Full Cargoet London, Feb. announced tons; Wenado, Dutch, 6SJS tons; -Bandoeng, 'Dutch, 5351' tons, and the steamship Gaaslerlnml.'- It h believed all men on those ves- sels Tvere saved. Dutch steamerK bound ivltlt full cargoes. The allaek Four of llio seven were liomewtvrd loofc place In western approaches to the English channel. No Instructions as to routes wcro cither asked for or that the of llio Dy the British admiralty. Alt crs yesterday, their'yes-1 arrangements were in the hands ot tho sele having heen torpedoed Weclhcs-, day: .ZaanrJIJk, Dulch, 4183, tons gross; Noorderdljk, Dulch, 715G Ions; Hemland, Dutch, 3770 tons; Jacalrn, Praistic Steps to Prevent W8men Going to Britain matler-another-JTvay; -ivc fan- gcl-of-' Great Britain for can pro-; providing vre can lend j Great'-Dritain'ithe.monay for cliaso'1- producers." Thts cau'iha done only'by'-national's ar- .liiff. time for'sdf-dc-nial." of frlghtfulness mlnht be authorized? The entire sch'cme, -ob- ject the has been inglon bfflctals by'rcprcscnlal'vts of at least two foreign1 govern- ments In this extra of the, Canada Itaued thji nieriilng, contain! the formal or.- vvernen England. n'iords nro needed to' color or 'Lo heighten the" irpip'nr IHSPII iESISf -IRISH ..London, .Feb. has ycl been'rovipitcd. cbnccrniTis tho reason for, the aircats of the mem- bers of-the .Sinii.Fein and Gaelic ieti- Rue, .beyond the bricE stilement that they the clause of the'defence-of p.ct empoiT- >rlrjg custody ot any- body jvnoao behaVlonr give3 reason ftble'gfounda for euaprclon itial bo lias Is about to iu a manner preJudlciaKtd public safely. 'Newspapers are citing .little proni- Jnencs'lp the which, In llio majority of mElanccs, arc of quite in 'conaplcu'o.us rercona. Dublin correspond .enl, lelc'sTflphlnB Friday, gays a' calm taken of tho situation theraVand 'thai ll would rcrjiilrc a Ereal'effort'to'JRii Into flame'another sedltio'n, irhlch; hiay be smouldering! benoatb. the surfa'no. Feb. Niche anno-Jiices, thai'.an "merch- antman Is commerce-' in the Indian Ocean'-'aiid. lias sunk British -elearncrs' so'utnwcst" of ten" yeiral'-, GlBamihlp dTiobcylng -liable ment for elx months or a. fine not exceeding or (ess than 1500. In England V the Slar's cor- respondent telcpjaphs there arp women -in. Bje not- Tranlcd rthcr oufhorltiea, but 11} at there Is little pro'siie.ct; of.tliGin. being, ahic to reiurn -fq'-thls'' co'unlry mediate 'fiiliire. mmm i Halifax, N. S., The, Spiv- dlnavlan-American r.! .Frederick Well Known Local Man __ Last June, Wife Hears All These. Months Sonic timo ago il was t I'tc. Tlios. Clayton of the Infantry', had been wounded in action jlast -Iiinc. Now comes word was hilled in eclion on Juno 13lh. Ptc. cnliKled in Lelhhridgq, :Tvitli iin Alhcrla infantry battalion on 'August IGth, 1915, colng to the front early last year. was in tho heavy Ttrvtllcs eneased in by (lie Canadians in June, but though, rerorls had-'corrio ILrougli unofficially that he was rniss- Ins. there was nothing official -Until a couple of weeks aKO.- Now. comes word of his -dcalh In- Clnyton was'n rcsi2ent "of for many years, coming here .ironi England. Jtrs. Clayton and llirec drcn, one girl rmfl two hoys, Tcaidlng of Five Millions is Planned '.'London, Feb. efitj. mates'la sued provide for an of men, "exclusive An additional navy esti- mate for officers and -men; bringing the total of the ra'vy perionnel to York, Feb. Associ: ctl Prcaa announces: ...The American line steamship carrying IfiG rasBCnsers. amoiij-.ithem -Dr.' Henry _ _ American niinlsler at 1413 1st Avo. N. are-lcTt to. mourn lo tho Netherlands, the loss of. a'soltfier father and ;hus- pool, Feb. 17, Tuesday or Wcdncsilay.-.lho American lino announced today. Eho (i. now _. due here 'nest i band. Heforo enlisting Pic. ClRylon jivas employed the Alocrln .Meat MnrUct. Prior to that time he-had presumed to be aafely bayond (lie cub- bscu with Iho Hudson's Day 'Co: .anil marine zone. Uip Kcrr Co. today placed the number'of as a consequence of tor- nado yesterday -In Central Al.a- lama; at'.frenn'.eleven to twenty. tnterruplEd wire -com- the elfirm dls- prevented accurate efill Rural "iibredits. Intro.duee9 (Special to tha Kemmia, Plncher Crcefc, The hague, via London, Feb. fishermen- endeavored to rescue an aeroplint seemingly In UJi'reGi which, on approach they': discovered to be a" dummy aerdptano loaded with explosives iim) a dummy pilot. Thereupon a JGBrman, submarine, lying in wall- several ahats, exploding the 'aeroplane. This appeared to be a and devilish Invention to attract shlpt. Will Occupy Entire Plenty of Cell Room .'.Available of -the. provincial po- lice for "D" be in the court S. This hecame Known toflay1.3 when the works and i mine fldpartmenL .officials In the Ihe court house re ceived 01 de'rs from Ertmonton to va cate ih favor of the'police.. Tliey arc busy'toilay-'tryingvlp iind suilnWe of ficcs Tlie'nplicc.-will dccunj" the :hc baseinent of ,Uic court house -1 hero is sufficient cell room available', for Hie needs of Ihe force There Is plenty room logelh er with a large, room for police duty. Inspector Piper hopes la GERMAN SUS IS STRANDED Feb. i It la reported Irani The Ilagno by neuter's corres- pondenLthcro'that a'Germtn aubniar- ,fn KaB sirandert'bn'lhe Dutch island dt-Walchercn, In the North Sea. NELSON SPENCER ,V V ON CANTEENS Kdmonlon, Feb. "approach ntimcd being In posscEsion of IvDndorij Feb. o( iho last staso of-IhO 'on when Llio honao ndjounied until 5oiTSpencer of. Medicine lint, day- afternoon. The tncmbor been nominated by VIII., with her large number'' Hie' Germaa 'parly on, board growing aleadUy -more .jm patient at the enforced tugereu at. tho >ur today while ciialpras anilncd tho bagsase. Jils morning that the CAanilntDE.ri'ork vyas very heavy. -as ov'er pieces l.baEgaga liaA to he trunaterred from he ship to the sheds on" dock; ex; amincil and then put Ldcal sliipjers are aijaoriirilateil'-hy he stay'of the Scandinavian- Amerlcaa ship, IliouEh ic avoided, because .y ing. up one ot'tlie lest'.alips' In'Ui'e larhor, as accommodation Is much needed just the' hea- vy traffic. Large tiuantitiea of aup- rlies Trere uuL'oh ship today and Hie German meals' for fpOE3ihly the, remainder.' of the trfp-cm Canadian- food.1' -Neutrals on the etcamer al; lowed out oil deck for apmc, time. yes- terday and today, but Ilia utmost Ih'e Germans can see from liieir alateraom portholes Is an unrestricted the dock Help the Gross The local Cross j-: today >utch authorities, Two Brjtisherfc Sunk Londou, Feb. Brltlali steamer Grenadier has been Burik, announces. .The captain and six men were lulled, and the ler of the crew landed. The British steamer Trojan Prince liae also beeij ink. l Tlicre ace'two Dritlih Bteamera named Grenadier; first of 100-1 lond anil Ihe aeconil of 1351 tons. -Trnjau Priiice was of 3196-tonR and .was owned in Nrewca9lle. h Expect Holland to Act Washlngtan, Feb; tremen- douB Jeslruction of Dutch shipping- duffng the last two days is regarded, here' as.the most acule phase' ol situation.' U I e'd'even H'R bringing- nearer- the ability of a h'rezk fin 'lions between: .-I So-far.-HoHa'rid- has mflrio..pToteafs operations j? eporteil and" toflay; are -1 ecled.' lo'arouiiO a ware''of popiilar ndignalion In the NetTi'eclimla whklr he pbverhment may'find dlfljciiU'.ip vithslnnd even shoiiM It deaire to'do o. Officials and dinloraatB liere te suronVcd if ihe lot take'sotnc action. Dutch Gpvl. Makts The-HaKiie.-Feh. '.foreieiri ilnlslry torlay the ati- iouiicement: "When the unrcalrlcted uTirharine war was Sutherland? not only.; ealed against It; but insisted tbnt Ilia eoyernmeht should take care hat nb Dnirli' ships, theii cin 'rbute'to- ir from Thitch noits" Bhould be victims' .if Uic new, rneaaure. 3e? elared'her wilJingTiess orlded tbat it.-svas ImpoBilble.to guor. a'ritee absolute ssfely." The slaloment pays further, that tho serenp have been docd availed themselves "of the man offer to fall on Feb. 22. They- were to sail together on a --westerly course out oE.ilic 'danger hen proceed io their 'destination.-Tho report' then1 riienllona ceifcd by the Dutch minister .in Lon- don announcing the which thnL the.ships were, torpedoed without exaTmnfvlion their is in charge o[ the retail store of the Lethbridgc Candy arjd.ciiocojate '.Co, in tho K. oE P. block, percentage tlic receipts "Tor- IhV en lire day. The ladtcs are'jvlso tea in the above, inslnllod and ready'.for; work by next) booth' Is open there. hoped Wednesday so that the force will ho I UiaL tho. public will support thfa ,to- rcadj-. to' tafco upvits duties on I day, nnil this evening narlicularl: 1st. patronage is RecrutUr-g for the Mounted Police south of c age, limit, is 21 The commiinicatlon end3 with Ilia eUtemeht that ii-'U'bEliSTsd ere saTed. Consternation In Holland .The -Hfleufi, via London. ConslernRlion 'vns announcement of the torpedoing-and" sinking by German submarines seven. Dutch cargo two of which, tho Reorderrtlik nnd' were grain tart (in and "bound home.port, belonged, to tho Holland. American line. Others, the Eemland and GaaaUr- land, were en route-lor the .United. States for grain, while'the J.icaUa also was The; BandoebR Was" coming (rom the Dutch EastMndlea; with a cargo of piece goods., .RcJs left Feb. 22, it having been glycn !lo understand by the German aiilhort-: ties thai .that rtale "relaffre-; ly Ihts so-called .'safe period neutral shipi sailingi from Dritisli. winch oriEinolJy expired Feb. 5, having been extended request 1lThc HUNS ADMIT DEFEAT ..Berlin, Fcb.'H (By wire- Germans yesterday abanrtonofl r--ils of ad- rosHion' 'n Ite Soruire DrUlsh, war office anaounccd today. Tho RtUcIc in Ch _ -i- which '3 to be considerably m- ply 'al IhfMour.led Police tlie others hart considered lo m.ito' Mr. Monlgom- the of the 1st, will be lurbei Inlq vfloan eel Is one of the" measures that: hrill deal with Ihe question'of niral I credits Tlie other bill ia for the The Amsterdam bonno.trx lers here, or'lo any poUcb" patrol sUll A toguar, course ot.cavilrr Inin carao very weal; on receipt doing duty throughocil the. It is to be .Instituted, 'and this, Is understood the pay will 'bo od occupy the ol llie torcc rtur summer.'- .The .Torce Is now looking for a gocd rifle here. o on-lnc b-. S n the wesL RECORD QUAKE IN 'BUFFALO b( The opinion ,'s exprcss.ert, Ihe dispatch eays, llal rsparatioh must b> olilaincd speedily. Anrcne.Vriot an alien enemy, who Is Buffalo, Feb. earth-, up to the: physical and other sUnd-'quake lasting from a.m.' ANOTHER STATE Will .be hcccpled by the force 'Americana arc not us i nigh 12 a rccrull. Americans are not barrcoY 1 1 jj.-1' t -IB and ltil9CiI.etl.ed. Uisl qWtc a. num- decidedly 'told, bcr o{ las neT-me'rilvill bo from Ihcr -GIVES 'VOTE; .jrf on the Augusta, illege riiroctlon1 Mlllikcn -today the and. distance indicated-the..West for 'a refereudara 'rites as the centra'of (or ;