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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 26, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta A, MONDAY, 1'KIWUAKY 2G, 1917 ARMS iMirauritont Vlljige Taken With- out PreUjTpward Bapavmie IGHEATEfeT RETREAT OF HUNS SINCE MARNE InB .UrltlBh Arinfea in llic Field I 25, via London, I sllll wJthilrawlnKj'-- inxjps' Iroih. piaiiy Ijelween lern' avud the ground soullnvcat; lot our strong .palrolsj I arc pushing .forward hilo afiau-1 they penetrated, I In aon'ie places for nearly tbrce miles, beyoiid our, Jlnbs, They, arc alrcady 1 oi .Servo, soulhwesl of I .TulOBViaboVe. MWaiimont, Petit Mlraii- inont, and Pys, wlitcli arc now in onr battle. 'We gained a I number oi Ccrriian fiUonpholds', which wc.exuecled by heavier fighUjig JTiId .Hie enemy yielded to our I ccaseteVs.'nresaure "of men-and suns I tiy 16 a, of defence Inking the Bapa'iiiuerfluge. This Ss Use indaL, notable movement'- which liaa I lakeri place. In'the. war since the au- lunjii fhe'Cerrflan-rellTenicrit In ,lhe bal- I tic pf was forced-upon them I only bylactUQl'defeat. On tlic.'gro I LATIN-AMERICAN, 4 REPUBLICS OFFER- 1 MEDIATION IN WAR Uueuos Ayrca, Feb. cording to La Naclon.. Iho Ar: Kcutlnu govcrnmeul, IB en: deavorinp lo bring; about Jotni actTbh Jjy Ihe Latin-American republics In offcrlnif'iuediaUon lor ending (lie-war. London, Feb. Cunnrd Liner Lnconia, left New York for Liverpool on Feb.) 18, had been sunk. SUHV1VOKS.NUMBEK 270 Feb. survivors of the Laconic fire said (o number 270. They will foe Inmled tonight.. .WERE TEN AMERICANS York, Feb. CuhiU'd liner Lqcohia sailed from New York February 18 with 100 passengers, among whom fen or more 'GKAVE POSSIBILITIES Washington, Feb. noVs of (he Cunnvtl liner Laconia, with Americans aboard, received here as the president was on Ms way lo address congress. Although without details, its grave possibilities added president's words. ONE CASUALTY KNOWN 'New York, Feb. 2G. The Cunard line amiounced at 1.30 p.m. thai they had received infor- mation Uritisti admiraUy of the destruction of the Laconia and that (heir advices slated there was only one' casualty thus far. She was torpedoed last night, the line announced. TORPEDOKi) WITHOUT ARMING _, London, Feb. 2G. It is slated authentically the Laconia Mras torpedoed without warn- -'v Tells-Congress HestiKs of .Submarine Warfare of Germany Aro Having Serious Effect on United States, and Asks Authority To Use Sterner Measures MAY ARM MERCHANTMEN NOW OR PROVIDE CONVOYS -FOR THEM ing. ON PACE 6) Paris, Feb. French detachments, broke .German lines near vVllle Tourfat. (25; miles west-of dertreyed ra .brought back' prjaonars-and" saya -.'today's official r fof.our northeast of other on, onceurt; .We'' sit'liat'tlic'piicmyconlern-. took pJaled' withdrawing .'from the two Mir- flctr, _ flumoiits'.and .ourirecent ;Caplure of Farru'and Itc .ground I north bl the Ancre'seriously'menaced .'Yesterday" tlirousli .the heavy -xray, inlgL several fires were fieeb. burning'along-llic For.soye'ral days'the enemy's field rat- terics [have'been'firing an abnormal lunounV of am munition, and.II seemed likely'ihaY.Lhey getting -rW of ihelr supplies' In tlio forward dumps, .before wll lid rawing Iholr guns. Patrols'Eeut''6ul had a im- very, quiet KUT-EL-AMARA CAPTURED BY BRITISH; TURKS ARE NOW IN FULL RETREAT JT London, L'ch. from (lie Turks forces, according lo a slatcniciit iiuicle in Hie House of Cohiiiions today Andrew Boiuir Law, incmbcr of llic Hrilisli war council. 'German Report BerJIn, Feb.. 26, (By, wlr .unsucccBBfuj mf.dc ChamQagne.yealerdaVr'tiy the Frenclr-, It is announced offici- ally. was Feb. Turks on llic Tigris -River frnnl a 2-1 miles to Hit; west of Kiil-d-Amnrn, says TURKS FULL FLIGHT arc iu full rch'cal issued loday-by the .British, war ollu-c.- The flcciny Turks nrc'being Bn'lish In Ihs'.mlsl, almost .alarmingly tiuict. They fitter Hie cuemy-Not a sound, riot S'sh'qli cnmc from Scrrp.' Theac" reports senl baclf anil more iialrols' were' scnL- forward, in -plying un ajew I prison era here niiit lliere-wlio-were III Nearly In Training In Sordid Dollar Idea Responsible For Canada Not Having'' Raised Ihc Half Million Belleville, Onl., to a packed nndiciico at n .rccruUlug meeting for the 2Ti4tti ballaliou iii tlie Bellovillc "theatre nlehtt General Sir Sam Hughes. YJEoronslv denounced the "sordid dollars tnul ccnls idea put abroad in C AH ail Canada could not send more mcn.-lo Mtish Coast London, cslrpyers boiubai-dcd Hrond- :uid lliis iprning. one lii'kl wcl'c killed uiul -two pcr- oiis were iiiju'rad. Two houses This imuoiiiicc- 'ichl nindb in the Hoiisi; of Commons loday by Sir.Edward .nl.tnck eod rnonlLs1 (real; i-Annlt'ni''-' 'llio centro, ot llio convnlotctnl lici loaJnrbail-ariilnoiilewupVlthagraal Corp. Jacksoii ..lid. not. eipiosldn. Lul bVErcatjooil luck Frnncc, aa JTBS roporl.ed in o! wbro hurl.-. At Ihc end 111 have- liked'very juuchio got'Into c. trcncli wllh tlio oi V, ....I" ol six Germans were amo'nC'lh'o niina, They were fired _ _. Miraumont was H'o HiRltlamlors, tnltCTi wltKdut anolhcr shot Uian Ihesc air a arty rtonb Ihclr front. Ho 1 unil with'-II MUlc. Miraumont next saw very lltllo ot Ms: bid comrades In I door. :1'" Kngland, bul unde'rslandg lliej' A "our.lroops adrancca lo- south of Irclcss nnd they look possession of Uio fam- ous that higlrmoiiTid nhovc the hones' ptlomc" prc-hlslorlc man, Tor which there has-been so much bloody lighting.Iii tho aulumn and (lie lirst month vUh act which In all history of first cluBS natfons has always led lo1 today in tense silence. grave atttuliou (he worda which carry, tlio American republic a step fnrlher IB Its stand sealiiflt-.tbe 'nithlca? sdcrlltce- of neutral rights and lives auu v. t slcp nearer vror II It must be. j Trcsldent Wilson arrived at the cnpftal Just before 1 o'clock and promp.l-, ly nt lliat liour stepped lip to the clerk's desk fn the Lhc houso 'whero- jolh branches o't in' special Joint session, were assembled JCforo him v Is devoutly to said Uio uresident'st ono p6lnt, "that it will be necessary to nuL''armed torces.anywhere Into ac-llon. "I am not iiow nro'iibsihp or.' c'ontcinplafiug war or any steps lhat need lead loll. War con conic'only the'wJlful acts and The President's ,3peqchr. HE spoke as 'fuilows: "Ggiillemeir. ot the privilege .of uddreasing ES during v.-Jilch-it seems to 'irib je-my duly to-keen in close rith the houses ueilhcr1 counsel SDoirruh it cross purposes het we CD "Oa'the Iftfrd'of-February-I offlc-'. ally .ictdrmed-you oi. the 'sudden ami.. ine'xpecleil icllou ot' Ihe Imperial government of Gerjuany-in declaring ils Inlenllon Lo es it bad made Iq. Nils' Rovcrnme'rit ,lri April last and Jmme'dlate siibniarino operations against alLcorii- whether of.- belligerent nv of. sfick-: lo rroach Great Brilolnvor; Atlantic'coast of Europe or ;lhc ha'r- :V bofs of the eastern Mediterranean antl' to conduct those operations, without regard to re- striclions of inlernaUonal: practice, without regard, to mny inmianlly whalercr. wh'tcli tcrfcre wllh tlielr bbJecL That policy was' forthwJlh-'pnt Inlb baa jiiaw been lu_ acllvo eiecutloii nearly [our.weeks. practical result a are not fully disclosed. nations is'suffcrlDB severely, but-not'; pefhaphs, very winch IJian it was already sullerlng before Iho first of February, -irheri; tic" iwvv policy of the Imperial government itas put Into operalion.v We asked-the cooperation :of' other governments, lo prevent thftac depredations; bul I lear none of ttiiam.' has thnught It wise ta Join us tn any conimoii' course of action- Our 'riwn ,tr HAVE BEEN _ Washington, .Pelj.: tcissador Wlllnrd tit'1 Ifatlrld 'v cauleil today that the Spriiifah foreign office has O thul .the 12_ laken on tlie prUe ship Yarrow- date -ttilci .hail released by Germany on Fell-" ruary 16. A o 'f The committee of the hoiird.of 'tra ____ in drafltns tho .-menioriHl. to seals. Tvrenly-thrce opposition be presented tomorrow ,lo the mem 'iers of the grain commission, -who Bit o lo talift argument in.-ravor o caiididalcs and 21 Conservatives wcrcl'ier elcclcil. Iii: Ujc lakt legislaturG the her representation' was' overwhelmingly f cbtabJishmcnl of an inLonial eleva or 1 F L 1 __ mnnilner I hie -TlfTfir will ,hold a ficial meeting this noon to prepare-their case." The matter has aroused a' __ leresL district and lUc hoard-of tradlr-rinds practically the. entire 'dis- trict behind" internal ic. Cards- commerce, hd3t suffered, is iii ft; leller In-apprehension Ihnn in fact'. (ton board of trade lia 'direct to the grain is now-understood In he a prisoner in jerni'ariyT Some lime before enlist-j n'g Pie. Emnierson was n messenger for J1- K- lelesraplis. His father and Rm- rutfsoh, reside at US Iflirrsi. ylip waa rhoscn l IF Kerf Vopk, Feb.- President Wilson Is .aulhorlicil- by congress to svm shins' !o "p'roWel'.Uliiiod- Sl.lles riicrcbnnimeri gn the lilgli seas. Amer- ican line sicarashijis Hcfl nf here will resume' sailings as soon 33 guns can be provided, it n-ns stated Iiy (ho lines oWcnls hcic (otlay. MARKETS Suot' wheat Local-track wheat ie' provincial Liberal party only he decision or, the now government lo loltl a gcnerhl election was defeated iii. St. John rbonty. Tne present premier, lion. J, AOlurmy, as re-elecled, nut three ot the Ctm- rvaHvc ministers -vrere In -Conservative' circles Hie "result of Saturday's vote >EIS apparently ly- and even, in Liberal circles tlic rnlly of tho nariy rJso to pleased .surpriat. Tlio general opinion appears lo be Hint ;hrcc main causes' (o tlis result. Tne first was the disnffoclion of Ihc French-Acadian voie. In CVCTJ- coimty there is a large French vote Ifi e .Secondly, Ilicra was general dlSEatisfaclion over Uic 'ninmsCment of. trie. Intercolonial Railway. All tlie f, C. R. counties went lo Ilie-oprosiilon except KinEa. Thirdly, the prohibition advocates failfcil lo rally support of tUe govbrnmenl. Having obtained pro hibllloii trom tht3-' the supporting I.clhbridse's claim t ing figures as lo the aniouut'of lasslng through Lctlibrfdse from HID Tardstoii" district alone. bec3USC E0 many ships London, Feb. arrested under, the j.tbe realm-acl on Wednesday. In.'diffeVent parU of Ireland, were c'onreyedXuri- der military escort Saturday liight !o Kingstown, where board tbe llolyhcad i put on_ Soat for cbu- veyance to England, Mrli Dillon has nolicc that he will "ask tliVcli.lof Eccrctary for Ireland today if-he.1 will stale the grounds on which men were aFreslcd In-Ireland- and whether 11 Is proposed lo yul Ihe men on trial, and if not, why? Brest majorlly of. them apparently j voted to. pblltfca.r preter-! crican barque Gnlpna wliich arrived hospllaU where lie will unncrgo treat here today from Rouen, was mcnt for lUrco months. very fired upon by ,1 Gprman badly haltered up by Iho frasmcnts Xov. while" on iKe oi a big'shcll thai came Ihrough ,lhc aud was saved from po'aiible dcatruc- roof of 'Ms "dugout one day. Ho lias (ion by the suddari ntipearflncc of HVo'n Ecalp wound, nucl h.le shoulder llrlilvh dealroTcrs. kccordiiiK lo tlic )au'l thigh arc bolh In bnd shnpc. lie _ officers of the [iralhs wHh a turf is alighllv Jcaf. -20 Generally fifr.and cold. This was was split. .All other constllucncies al large returned either a solid opposl- ion or a complete tTonscrraUvc rcprr- ___ __ _____ FORMER PREMIER OF N. D. IS DEAD St. John, 11.. Knn. J. jrecently premier, ot New Brunswick. died Rt 3 o'clock this, alter-. noon af his .In, St. -Stc- 4: are timidly keeping to .their home-.; poris lhan'because ine United ships have been sunk. J i 'Two American vesssla have been" the Law. Tlie case of the which was carrying tooilslurta. con-; signed lo a London .was" r'._ essentially llke'the case of the En whicli it will bo recalled, man government admitted for and the lives of "the >J. crcn-, as In.; Lhtj caso'-.ol -the were safe guarded wilh, reasoTiablc care..'___ Lj .was carrying; lemon glAveailo Paler- mo, disclosed thp- nclhod: .ivblch. deserves .grave con-. dcmnatlon. no circUnislances which" might not_ Kavc been cipecled at any connection with Ihc use of" Ihc sub-' marine aeainal 'merchantmen, ft-i the. Gernwn fi-OTcrnment has nacd it, "In the sum, therefore; Uio sltwa-. tlon we fjnd ourselves in with reganl acliurconduct of Ihe German snb- marlao warfare against .commerce and Us effects upon, our own ships, nnd jwoplfi Is substantially'the'-.same thai 11 was when I addressed you on tho Ihird of. February, cicept for (he Alyfn? up of shipping In 6ur.p3rri ports because of ihc umrllllneiieas 9ur- ah IP owners Id risk Teasels; at sea without Insurance or adeqiiat6 prolecllon, nnd the very pcstton of pur commerce which- lias' v a congestion 'which grow- ing rapidly: moru" ;ind- niort' serloua efery day.'-'-. '-.y. V'..'. ".it ox K ;