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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 27, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta MARKETS- May whelt May call 05 May (lax 166% VOLUME VIII. LETHBKIDGE, ALBERTA. SATUKDAY, KEHRUAKY 27, 1915 NUMHER fiG ALLIED WARSHIPS ENT DARDANRLES FRENCH AGAINST U. S. Slashing Reduction Plan- Department Also Due for Axe NOTICE IS GIVEN TO BOTH FORCES In accordance with the Ipwn-pump- nnd-parrldge-bowl-policy adopted by tlie council since Uie mayor's ret urn from Montreal, drastic reductions in the cost of the police and lire depart- ments are being considered in the endeavor lo cut Um 3910 current ex- penditure to meet the amount of taxes to come 111, calculated to bfc about oO per coni. Food for German Civilians Means Only More Food For Her Army BUSY SCENE IN THE KIEL CANAL Paris, Fell. French prcbs is imiinimuus in declaring that Grtat BiHaiji cannot accept the informal proposals, said Lti have lircu made by tlie L'niled .Stales. Dial tht embargo on foodstuffs [or Germany be raised, provided (icrmany abandons IIC.T. in- icnlion of destroying nicrcliantshiiis. At the regular meeting of thb police Tlie papers, however, express anpre- commisslon yeslerdny afternoon, ciatinn oi Lliu spirit in which the- pro- Mayor' Hardlo as chairman submitted posals were made, a resolution that the police force be ME-VN MORE cut down tn five plain clothes men j.'oOD TOR SOI.D1IORS and the chief. Her Canon iVcMlllen j Thc declales such a step objected on the grounds that It altruism alloijeth- ii question of bread and tatter, and too ial- because "every loaf which that It wouW Ibe ibotter to cut tlie pay civilian ivas ahlc lo spire would he oC all the men to euual the reduction u loat tlll, [or a soldier. In oth-l advocated .by the mayor. Ilia amend- CE the allies arc asked to con- menl-to this effect irag laid on the, ,inue the war and sacrifice the lives lable until Further investigation can j Of ulejc soldiers in order to save the be made, but will be given German civilians hum month's notice .ao that they prepare for the worat. Judge Jackaon WUB not present and another meeting of the eoniraiBsioi! Las' been arranged for Monday. It la understood that the men would FIVE PASSENGI511 SHIPS DUE FOR WAR ZONE Nrew York, Fell, passenger liners bound for ports in the war zone i'ct by Germany around the JJritish Isles were included in r Jt .prefer'an all round reduction of sal- rroln p0rt r ary, ttan E reduction in men as Were 'aboard. today's sail- Hundreds of upon request o( the council, submitted I test passenger ship plan wiiereby the present Atlantic, had many .booked Hard Road to Constanti- nople But Good Start Has Been Made Paris. Feb. Athens cor- respondent of the Matin has for-' warded the following: "After the complete destruction of the forts at the entrance of the Dardanelles, the Allies fleet pene- trated the straits and shelled the forts. It proceeded 14 miles from the entrance." Merchantman Torpedoed but not U-9 Likely Lost GERMANS RUSH TROOPS TO WEST London, Feb. 3.1 S Irian advance in Eastern Galicla lias been checked, ;uui the Russians driv- ing back their opponents, have re-cap- lured Slanislau and Kolomea, says aa Evening News correspondent in a tel- egram from Herxa, Roumania. Heavy fighllng preceded the recapture of tlieso two loivus. The Jlussiana oc- i cupied. Stanislnu yesterday. Advanc- ing in force from that point they at- Paris, Feb. have reach- tacked ihc> Austrian position at Kol- ed Paris of damage to the bombarding i cmiea. Tlie Auslrlans offered deter- vtBsels in the Dardanelles, but so far i mined resistance hue Hie Evening A flotilla of torpedo boats in iltc Kiel Csinal. These sirii'i vnsspJs together with ibe submarines are the inennK by which Kaiaer Wilhelm is attempting LO enforce his blockade of England and prey on English shipping, so far with litLle success. is it can be ascertained at Tenedos, no damage has been done. Although the Allied fleet, under the British Vice-Admiral, S. H. Garden, has entered the Dardanelles, it still has a distance of 45 miles to go be- fore it readies the Sea of Marmora, and then it has a hundred miles fur- ther to Constantinople.. The first task will he to sweep away the mines with which the channel of the Dardanelles is thjcjtly strewn, especially. at the i western snd. News says they hue were finally forced to give way. SUMMARY OF WAR TODAY London, Feb. British merchantman is reported to have been torpedoed by a submarine iu the Epig- llsh Channel. A French 'warship has gone to its assistance- Urge Starving Germany A Vans digpatcli says that Lho French press its unanimous in Its op- position Lo the informal proposals of Uie United States to Great Britain and- Germany, concerning the admission food supplies 10 belligerent, nations Strongest to Come Then the fleet will bare to ruj] the gaiinllet of the new fortifications er-1 for Lhe civil 110puiaticnai and the ces- ecteri on both the European and Asia-, satjon of submarine attncks on mer- 1 Lie side for a distance of .50 miles, nn-' Great Britain's allies also ol the department could maintain ed increase in -the inanr- aiice rates, of something like-f200Q, uttt-thercpupctl-.tpok no action onHhe report1" this ''morning. The firemen also will be given notice. It la understood teat the hospital is also preparing to out its coat ac- cording to tho ,clollr_ Hvaiuiuie, and some ibig reductions are looked for from this quarter. The council1 this morning arranged the re-tdjufl talent ot the interim bonds, with the sinking fund commit- tee, so that tlie 'cheque for to the school board was mude payable. for Liver- pool. The American liner St. lot Liycuyooli the Holland-American Steahier, Hp.tterdahr, lot Rotterdam, 1he ToUriiine, for Havre; and the Kristiania Fjord for Bergen the other sailings. Full List of Men Who Will-Co From Lethbridge-as a of the 5th Man Coming When the 20th Battery, 5th Brigade Cready, C. Reed, W. Cl. King, J. H. Pitman, L. Redmond, J. Donald, j til the narrowest point- only a. mile j whle, between ICi'iielinlii and Kalett Kaleasl ie reached. Lines of earth- hvcrks and entrenchments have been iCLcd along bc-th shorea, and'on ]iDOij neni Us back of-the .forts in lha Oai- nre saiil to have advised her that they .favor the of cutting off Biipplles- Irom Germany. Removing the Mines Wnrshijis of the Anglo -French fleet nsuln. allthe.wav.UKtl.eSea. reported Lo have penetrated Ilia. ira Piesumablv" these' Will, silencing-'the outer At the narrow point mentioned lire. ''tor way, m-eparalor American flags and the word's "Am-I opcns on Huns, the Rarasden, .lot Flower, A. trican Line" in letters four leet high mcn namcs appear below will p. H right, IV. Hcckivilh, tlie strongest forts guarding, the Dar- darjti'.es, nine on the European side ol''e- and three on the Asiatic side, wlucli further advance towards Constantin- Robertson, J. W. Morrison, S. A. Duurau; G. _ D. C. Jlc- -Meager, J. lliisiler., .1. Gray. J. W.ialso must be reduced before the flee cavorting into l.ndoe, J.-Scott, H. Kjrk, R. H. Holiord, Ernest can "roceed. Sheepmen Will Likely Hold for Big Wool Price TVlll Southern Alberta wool grow- ers hold out for. 25 cents a pound OD their 1915 wool? were painted on botli sides of the 18-pound sheila St. Paul's hull Two more American tho German lines. The full list flags were painted on her 'bows. The pears herewith [or the ntsi, Rotterdam was marked [or identifica- tilc organization of the battery now Ferguson, Ed. Smith, V. E. Thclan, .1- Dcnistoun, H. Leslie, D. A. Grant, tirm by lettering on her hull giving in at exhibition G. Kmrnerson, T. llatbeson, V. Hal- H. S. Harclisty, F. W. Pratt, H. L. her name and destination. ap- Lowe, V. King, J. A. Coliins, H. L (lerson, J. A'isbet, u'. II. Gollop, O. Jol'.r. Flower, G. JlcDud, L. Krase'r, W. I', nillingham, R. Smith, C.P.R.TOBUYW Prospects are ihat the Project Will be Under Several chaiiges have the battery was first .'-nd the permanent positions as gunners and drivers have not yet inwic. There axe two positions viiniul.. lv-it have been arranecd, for. H. J. Em- ery, a fourth year' science -u McGill university, a member (f UIE officers training corps, anrt an ex- perienced artilleryman is now on his way from Montreal to fill one o[ the vacancies, and tlic other is spoken for by a man from the south country, The full strength is 155, as follows: Major J. S. -Capt. A- Lieut. F. II. lidaj-, J. ljarker, F. Haywood, A. Willougbhy, C. H. (Jillis, D. nairri, T. A. Kinnaird, J. G. _ m IVlTTlVT AROTTT ItAUlVA 1 Kin- Man- i uel, H. Greenwood, J.. Sanderson, E. i lley nolds, H. Larljaleslicr, W. Has- leli, J. F- Powell, W. H. Rand, I, -V. Carson, "S. A. Campbell. Mar- tin, Grant, W. J. Jardine, T. I Braslieras, H. Mclntyre, J. P. ttlcjifielfl, E. Bergeron, J. Bur- .Louden, Feu. J. Carried, M. nctt, J. C. K. McKay, R. Bur- P., who is assistant lo Sir Max Aitken, Kess, R. A. Stewart, C. J. Cooper, as eyewitness with the Canadian L. "N. Jones, 13. J. Fraser, E. S. forces, was in town overnight. vj A. J. Russel, F. II. Rus- Jfe refused to confirm or deny stor-'sel, P. CarruUicrs, H. S. Moore, J. ics of the Canadians having been en- McKinnou, J.' Fiddcs, H. F S. gaged, as lie said his tongue "as tied Greeiinoocl, T. C.'Lindsay, G. P. iii the mnttcr. 'I rather you MacDonald, S. Motley, J. Rose, W. Rutherford Cup Teams Beat Oids Last Night-Meet Ed- monton Team in Finals By a margin of 2Vi points all told, Mongolian is Limping to Port Under Own Steam New 'York, Al. Ian line BteamBhlp -Mongolian, which Bent o.ut a wireless call yesterday cause she was leaking badly, 400 miles off the' coast o( Nova Scotia, is head ing for Halifax under her own steam and should reach there lo. nal agents of the line announced here today. The United States coast guard cutter Seneca is convoying the jMon- which has aboard 200 paeeen- Kers bound for Glasgow. W. W. Douglas, "who" is representing tlie town in the capital city, in look- ing after the interests of the irriga- tion legislation, wliich'is expected to pass the legislature at the session which opens this weelc diet- S, J. Unwin, Bombardier T. The death IB reported (unofficially) Roberts, Bombardier C. Postoii, Bom- wounds cf F. L. -JJoorey, of hardier D. McKillop, Drivers and Territorials, wbo was ior- Gunners, J. H. Stewart, A. E. Bed- In the service oE the Bank of WAS MONTHLY SALARY COL: 3ISSON9 WILL COMMAND BRIGADE Medicine Hut, Alia., Feb. 26. F. O. Slssons, command- Ing the 3rd Mounted Rlflea, this morning received his ap- pointrnent to -conniiand the 1st 4 Mounted Rllle Brigade of West- orn Canada. His request for a 4 recommendation.has the name of Major Whlttaker, second In command of the 3rd Mounted Rlfjes as nib successor to com- mand, theregiment. well, S.' C. rtobson, H. V. British North America. r A. W. Clarke, W. B. Uiirnett, A.j icotc Balk at "13" m tlie list of Dominion gov- Mr. Douglas is-couWent tliat there Mavtin, H. Lush, K. S. Confusion is heing caused by tlie in- crnraeiit relief officers and sal- will be no dilhculty gettme the T w firecn, D. Henderson A V sistence of the 5tb Royal Highlanders ward, thinking this minute that Ca- nada should not adopt Australia's [system cf military training, and then the affirmative side spoke, new thoughts were given to the listener and it was noL until after the judges legislation through this session. Alter H. G.' Stickler, H. Brown, Montreal In continuing so to style that it will be necessary to take a Barclay, Hudson, G, Morley 'themselves, instead cf accepting their vote oi the residents of the particu- s. Giunley, J. F. Lobb, J. McKeowh of the 13th Battalion, but lar area be included in the irnga- j. (v, Hislop, P. Crumpton D Dav-' Scotch superstition objects to the lal- lion district uetore bonds.can be is- j. w. Troctoc, S. Dill; K ter number. -sued. The C. P. R. lias agreed'to pur- .__________________________ chase the bonds of the district. It _ _ _ _ should be possible, therefore., to get I work on the ditches started tliis sum- 1 nicr. The district which will bt cov- ered lies Chin .arid north ot the C.P.It, tracks, together Mayor Ilardie is sore. Someone has with a small stretch south and'south- evidently told hini'that all the ......a.., west of Tnber. In all some crs are not yet under the sod and the about by. the facl that no man can acres will be irrigated in this dis- dew. Perhaps he has perceived it sec far "t-nouKli into the future to! without fcelHi; told. At any rate he Know just will happen anil what unwound a few reels to the Herald will be required Lo meet the new con- reporter yesterday aftrrnoon, for the ditions. edification oi the citizens of Leth- "The wise man is the one who nries received, appearing in the Herald of February 19, (lie nTncliinl opposite each name was ihe monthly Ealarv, not tlic total decision was given that the audience Lethbridge High school look the ,af vv yfr _ v v v I firmative in: "Hesolvc'd, that Canada [should adopt Australia's '.system ol military Training." .Messrs. .E. Friej land J, Wood debated, the affirm a liomc. and .Misses B. Dunham and lo take Mayor Tells Knockers to Put or Shut Up CAN'T SICE INTO FUTV1115-. not CGiisidcnns school nintlcrs in niiy ondition is brought sense oi the ivunl. the negative in the samo. debate. Olds sent dov.n two very able de batcrs and good sneakers: In Messrs Gorman ,-ind .Who put ujj a very strong argument, in the- nega tive, which made the. 'debate the heat Una season. Messrs. DGIIOOH, Elton, and Church were the and after some de Dr. McCUire.Very III H. C. McCliire )ins been ssrious- ly ill with an affection-oT ttie stomach DEVIL'S BRKATH tnrday, since the heated blast of the's breath of hard times blew one, however, three His prosperity, Has pcillt8> Mjsaes ,F: brought in the verdict that The margin Tor the pai residence, I bridge. Here they are, word Tor (Iocs not do drastic and radical tilings lost to tho-Olds'debaters by" half a "Since we began to study the civift in civic nutters, all at once, but diB'aS' hlG of the1 City of Lelhbridge, in gradually brings' .ihquf the changes bigntn street bouin. ljje ]attcr part we ventute 1o mccL the'new conditions, to say no one knows the actual COB- constantly keeping the difficulties bc- dttions as thoroughly as the Mayor.j fore him, and the menu time pre- ff With this knowledge on haad he has paring Rome way to get- round ov continuously planned to meet the, scale the stone wall when he bumps city's coming difficulties with the. up against it. Such has been the and to hlnnie all his Ills upon the Mayor, because he .mn-x noi, point, which reduced Lethbridge's margin (o jioints. CARRIE DAVIS NOT GUILTY was rendered throughout the "ua I Uliuei UUUllglUHlL LUC s-particular benefit Ihank God ing] for wnich Mr u> p, WaHace Toronto, Feli. A verdict of not guilty was returned by there are only a" relatively men in Lclhbriilgc- who arc not big enough lo Lake thn blame oi their own chairman. At the oC prDBnmme lhe s ere cleared proper foresight. "Even in private affairs ayor's attitude ever since he was LTC enough men in Lcthbridgc! dull I been in office, ;vnd such-will be rt- Lethbridge will nowi'meet Gdmon- hape to meet the stone when it was piesenled. In this Ofl Page German Rush Checked The groat battle in Poland IB still to be decided, a'lthough la.test reports Indicate that the German rush frcm1 east Prussia has been checked; The Russian statement that the Germans have beeu defeated in the region.of Przasnysz and the German announcement of the capture of the city In dqubt the situation on that part of the front where the bat- tle is at present beh.ig waged moat fiercely. U-9 Probably Sunk Christiana, Feb. pick- ed up near Christiana today appears to indicate a disaster to the German, submarine U-9. The German submarine TJ-9 has played an important part in the naval activity of the war. It sank the Bri- tish cruisers Hogue, Aboukir and. Cresay In the North Sea on Septem- ber 23. On Octcber 10 It sank the British cruiser Hawke. A Dutch tra'wler reported Novem- ber IS that she had met the U-9 in; a disabled condition off _Haakas ligtit- ship, near Helder, en. the north coast Holland, Its troubles had been caused by 'becoming entangled with fishing- nets- There have been no re- ports regarding the U-9 at.recent date, Germans Rush Troops West London, Feb. continued irogress which the French are said to in the Champagne district and the pressure which the Allies, {without attempting any great offen- ;slve, are declared to be bringing to ;bcar on the German line in the .nave, according to the news received ;from Holland. Induced the GermansHo .make another effort in the west be- fore lhe Allied forces reach, their max- imum strength. By day and by night, say the Dutch newspapers, big motor cars loaded .with German soldiers, are hurrying .through Belgium to the 'western Iront, and the troops which had been sent to northern, -Belgium are going back to the trenches. The fact that some .of the troops now passing through Bel- gium come frcm the eastern front, suggests to military observers that the Germans have decided that they are able to hold the Russians in their positions while the Germans are carrying out their new offensive In the west. Six Happy London, Feb. newspaper correspondents are. to leave London [jext Monday morning for the Brltiih front. They are going out under lhe auspices of the British war office. Am- ong them ia one American. Thia" will be the first time newspaper men are permitted to visit the British lines. same six men went to the French Ines some weeks ago. There, are Iti IS correspondents Iritlsh'War Thoy wlrl lo he front-in detachments of he second group- starling when, Ihf Irst gro.uo returns; and the third1 fat V [lyfflng the second..' .-S J ;