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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 27, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME- X. ALBERTA. TtJESnAY, FEBRUARY 27, JS17- NUMBEIV6G' [Grain Commissioners Ktu5dve Memorandum of Board of Trade 'arid Heiir Evidence of Farmers Statistics, of Ship- menis Through Here for Sixteen Months. COULD HAVE FILLED CALGARY ELEVATOR EVBKY MONTH prominent present Ircm a ra'llua of 75 miles and a strong1 alegaildn from'.'tUo' Lethbridgc IlourJl tTrade, making In all a delegation of kloae to 100 farmers and business men, the Hoard 'of Grain Commissioners Jield a. session Iri'lhe'Tioard of Trade poics; this innr'nlng at whfcli ihcy were 1. aiV internal storage levftfor Lethtarldge. To establish' Lethbrldgc as a Brain tnspectlon A. yefy alrori? uemorfliiiJuui Felling '''B -Jor a' ler- resented to lommii3lohqrB Jones arid Staples. elevator '..was presenlcd Thhj moraoraiidum iras presented ivilli bioklnE or ItHVLeLhbridgc Hoard It.Trada by President Marriach, alter Whloh 'direct evidence was taken from' ;the leading farmers Y: -At the of the hearing fcn Jones, of the Commission .at they could do nobihorc tlrin In any ease, and Dial they would take the' Ijathbrldge tlalni's, which 'tad been' very alily Ladar' and report Dominion government. Grain Thit'thero'are, ..thousands of bushels the cron'fyfhp the open in uttehi deteriorating and Buffering tho elc- "tbaV'itiis volume' of grain NlU.hafe hauled to Ihc market- Uurjng toe- coming' Bprfinj and '.summer ere 'tiave lo their, local" elevators Is ugBnu-ated by ine fact ihal-lhey can jiot be sure of when lhe> bring- In Iho grain. Jla also called at (entlon to LhG'ncLltloiiH for an'mt'er nal elevator hero vlikli has been Tor warded Lo the oilnlslcr of trade am commerce. On thosa iietUloaa, farmers woro represented, 1 H.-.Jellirc oMlQlcy. eatd lie had lieen helpro the comt-ntsston' some three or four' years DEO-on the. eatui subject, ontl the matters :pt which h (he suddenness of the born barJmciil. TJio only building In llio village lilt was tho nld-fnahluned cot (age which ivas 'struck years ago b) a IhunderhoU; Here, Mrs. Morgan. who had rushed un'fifftlrs and eiiatcliei up her youngest baby girl o two yea re, was IniJtauily killed. Tin baby died hours later. Two othei children. who in bed, aged 9 and injured. Anollic child, aged willi bruises the oulsklrtfi.pr Ihe village, shell fell in the ItelJa and roads, one smash lug a telegraph pole, and another dam- aging an-unoccujJEed house. U. 1CI1IZENS LOST Cl' Distributed Over Farm Hands (Special (o the IfcraldJ. Feb. 27. During the year according to Ihe slatistical records of'lhe publicltj brancJi of Iho department of agriculture, men were directly cltslriljuled through H for on lite of Liberia. Of BRYAN OPPOSED IINMLLEO f Jacksonville, Feu. W. J. Ilryan, in a a talenient '-issued here today announced opposuil Lo firanlirig powers to Lho president sucli as Mr. Wll- Bop. rc-tjuesled oC congress yes- lerday. announced he go immediately lo Wash- ington. and hi3 Influence v to have the request-' declined." ampHaalEeTi' -thai fa'cti showing ibal.'- present facilities' for __ g grain were .-____.___ i'district, mucli as the raihvaysaro toJieUr-the, movement 8alisti-.d It developed during the hearing that hha board., of graliifcommission ens. IE Tnot flny.tqb. weH'satiaflcd vrllh the use, which "has bccri madu.ot Ihe.irHerrrtil' ktoragV. have bceu (providedVat Moose1 Jaw iiid' Calgary, and Chairman Jones made i farmer" giving cvi- llance-lhe Ihis.slalG-of af- .Blra. lie received1''many likely an- -Jnfibe'rfirai; of Ibc chipping isoii, -H' -YB.-T pointed- out- Ibat cars [could ;ne" rqovcil'lo Fort' WiUbrn al- to" Moose'Javri and i In position at Fort -William was Jlhoii jvprth'. a .It was also out that, ihe'farmers arc well acquainted with the Fort William 'iw- lap.while not been edu- 'to the .yaa pt-lhe Jnlernal stor- also'developed Hint Jllio i understood the that and handling Iclinrgcs to (her internal elCFaiors .iro Tohoapcr when Brain la slorcil Ihere for considerable Urno.- These Isorac bf- reasons, hut Ilhora.wae uot a farmer nresantjivlr 1 not.'slnto that ho would ba glad to 9 .'the jjlovalors.-especially, after tho Icloso of ho not lohJccL lo paying the Jnlernal elevator From lines 'having L-ethbrldse divisional''headriuar- .enji-there were shipped Of ilris total' Jirent Fronv'Uie'-sanie linea1 Ju'e, Elitpiijents oC grain'of tlie 1916 crop amounted to bush els for" the'period up to January 31, this qunu- llty' vLushclr moved through al Lcthb.rj'lgc. It is cailinaled that.nbout seven nillllpn bushels, of are still on. lit o 'farm's and 1iii the ppunlrj- eleyators "on, this dlylajon., During.-.Hid shipping', .sca'aoria of 915 laced 'On "andVihc .-'local levalnrs heliig lor ncra were, prcv'cnfed "from h'aulin'i, licir. grain Ihandltog for the prlvllego of j pff liis farm in order ho roadyfor .his spring wort.. All .use the elevators IfrpoTf'.-under 'Condillona ivhlclrj "during two years, land Chairman Jonen a A mil ted that Ilhoy had given him encourafeGmcntiin IhQ'.fnlcriial elevator policy. One far- pointed out ihrit Southern Alborla roads.tn Tyinter icire generally In bol- tor'alia'pc for than Ibc.i1 ih the fall, and while farmer In qn.fibrne'of his grain S Period, they aro lot Ihe'opporln'nUj- lo lise ihelr. etiulp- menl In'.yrintcr for Retting their gram to nmrkct.'l', Allogclher Ihc farmers made a strong case. v Rcaton. For Elevator Aflcr-'l'reaenlingJlhc memorandijra 'rcsidimC Mhrnoeh a list ot J-ir Imcrs who-Vcrc. present lo Eire or! suld to .clear up come mlsapprehenslo. In thd pcopln of Soi-l 1 regarding Ihe Calgarr- inter Jnal bnlll .as .R, par lot a aystcm of It had lbc.cn liopbd lo .iiae for Ihc "veai.crn .grain. SFtice Ih.c [Hut moycmenl had been' if -the commissioner: riuilo, easily .understand why the farnacrs avoMcd vising Iho eh for tho eastern rnqrcmcnt became c I Ihe ba'cVhan) Incnrttd. r, Evidence 9. Q. Dunham, vlcc-rrcsldenl of the! IU.F.A. then gaie eTldencc, tcllIriB of Ithft-long distance thp Southern I herU farmer Is from Iho prirr Fort AVlllUm. and Ihe aoTiie'TacUtty closer home. t{ Ibatjtbe loue hattl Penetrate Germs n'Lines. Depth of Two Strong Point Taken London, The British vancc along Iho Aucre river has-at- Inined a denth of two miles, and fcx lends along a front of about eleven and'tliclr (6axiY5'irb're.olh'erwl9C miles, aecordins lo tho olticial ,-rc nemployed; 'anfl "later Ihui port from' lirillsh" headquarters In IJitfj number 2600 v.'rcre scnl from t Fdinauioii office, froin tho office of the dairy commissioner at Calgary and a.OOl) from Sarcee camp. An of- fice vcaa also orcncd in I.etlibridgo courthouse from wiilch 277, were sent out, Jji addition were dlslrlb tiled Ihraugh Winnipeg and S82 secur- cii from British, Columbia iKiints, mak- ing a total lh all of JO.KQ7. Freight Ex- of i- 'V Sleeper 'least. 20 persona klHej' wera'injured''when'a'last train crashed dnto llcrcaii- Eipress on Hid: Pennsylvania! rail- Mount ITiiion, '43 miles east of -here.'.barly today. The.seriously hurt Io Huhlingdon 'The cipresa train hads stopped aud its airbrakes ivorc being'tested vrhen, in ,the'midst-ofra dense fofi, a. heary frctght II.: .There three-1 slccniijg cars atlached i to. the all'pL steel construction.-The freight engino'-plowctl pass causing Ihc rear coach to o[ the pass finger coaches left Lut sis of the. freight-jar coal-laden, were liurlerl down-a'fciris It'ivas. slmv work reaching Ihc" ileai and injured liecausc Ihc three sleep LINERS ARRIVE SAFELY Ne'w York, Peb. Afifiociat- ed Press today anys: The Drilish aloamshlp (..arilami, of Hie S line, nrrivcd nafelj1 at Liverpool from (Kow -Vork yesterday aflernoun, ar.- i cording Lo caLle advices aiinotinccd loilay by Iho agents hero. She car- 91 [jaEseiiserR, of whom 22 arc United Statea citizens.. The French line steamship Uspagne irrivcd safely at Dordeaux, Friday al C p.iu.i accordiiig to a cablegram re- ceived at- the' lino's 'oflice. She ear rietl C7 United-SiatsSi passengers... Tlie Anchor linn steamsliip Tus caiiia, which Balled Irom: New York Feb. 1G IS passciigpr's, Includiiig four United Statesi citizens, has, ar rived safply in1 Glasgow, the line mformed-'UV; irnbft..lodny: Amslcrdahi, via' Fell. According lo a telegram from Berlin. thlrly supporters, of Admiral Von TJr Sensifc Will Give Wilson to Use (lie Naval Forces and Naval Assumes Graver Laconia Sunk Without Lost. TWO U. S, WOMEN7 Dili] FROM EXPOSURE S. MEiMBEttS 017 CHEW PERISHED Feb. or Hie Laconia with tire loss of United lives. Is looked upon the Unllcd States government as a cut violation of United States rights, according to aa authoritative expres- sion of opinion.obtained aQer a conference between- President Wilson antl Secretary l.anslug. Nro further is considered necessary. WANT USE OF NAVAL FORCES fc Washington, an UDQfficlal vole Ihe .house foreign affairs! committee today agreed to strike from tlie administration' bill to empower tlic president lo take steps to meet Ihe submarine menace. Hie words "olhev iJislruiucnlalittRs" and to substitute "io use tlie naval forces ol the Unltcdj Slates, -iicluUius Lho naval milllia." Tho senate foreign comtiiflicQ-coiibiderfng Iho bill allowed a cUaposItlou (o modify (lie breadth "oilier instrumentalities" phrase. Republican fienators voted solidly against It anil, got some support, U was said, troin ScJiators Stone', Hitchcock and German Democrats. London, Feb. Stntes; Consul al Queenstown, has telegraphed Die United Slatos em- bassy Iiero (hat Mrs, Hoy and her daughter died ol expoauro and that their bodies were hurled at sea. Consul Frost's read: "Mrs. Mary Hoy and Elizabeth Hoy, pass-' engers on tlie dled'Croni ex- posure. Their" bodies were buried at; eea." Aa far as Ihe orobaiay knovrV the iwu were United States citizens lost on the Layoiifa. The oni- bassy's list of Uuiled Hlate.9 passeii-'- ger survivors Is as rpllowa; F. Chicago Sirs. Indians of Blood Resen'e Seiid 5-1JO to 1 of KedCroK-.V-'" i to tfie-Herald) Feb. 'splcndiil donation- received. at tho Red Cross ;lng Indians of Ihc The In-llaii Agent, MVJ. ed a chefjue of Shot Iloth Sides 525; Running Antelope Crane. 525; Gu Uody 525 Heai Joe UullsliicUl Child ?25; IlahbH AY- V. Jplin" Collon ?25; PlaiUd Ilnlr ?likc Ofca This is only the .bRdiiniup of 'con- Iribulioiis hy tho. Blood- Indians; Twenty-five of these braves-have listed and are now servliig-King- and pitz. former Ihc navv, at home llius lo keep things going .rihuting of Iheir means to the. Red Cross.- Harris, wife uf Col. Harris, A. T, Kirby. New York, and Rev. Jos.' Waring, Daltiniore.- .i Eight of Crew'Dead UnlUd '1 States negroes; mcniberBj of" Ihe La- coula 'crew, died of eiposure, ing" lo Ixindqn, laier from Canstil Frost pave'the total uum-> bcr of persobs 'landed from tlie conia as bl oh hpatd.- Of Ihe 13 loal, five.were', drowned'anil eight tiled from 'exposure and-were Irane Shot Closo Three C'Eht Uled from exposure and were tuns Cecil Tallow: TChiaC al sea. Six'persons are In hbs- lody Cob Uitlins- Clack" Horses >Ha1s nl aiic teloRram, Heavy Head Enjil DullFKicld 'said. Their condition is not serious.'-. ecome apparent Ihal-'K can >e' made for rclioffld when provision shoulrt-ibo-rnaife- An interior elevator- CthbnrigQ would sflfe'ty ili Iho movemprit d'es- hied for either" Ihe 'Atlanlic" or the 'acilic at tlmes: when, transportation s difficult. At sucli'-timcs grain could flow different direclipris nto rolilng stock.eni- .ilo'ycd would have a work- ng elTiciertcy'for.gnKing pnrt.of is .way from tlio lo Uio mar- kcls. and thai would ho elastic aml( could bc.'Ciutckly utilized ust where'moat needed.- One engine, .cars-'and'.craw would mve a probable efficiency "of al JeasV eight to one In moreineiUs Into, and out from LelhbridBe "ironi the "Erain lines. converRirig. as ".compared _ nUalned a depth of Lwo miles. lo the village of Hcr- re. we now -cc- ciipy.lho s Irons point known as Uutie do Warlencourt nnil the villages" "Mir: RumonL- We have reached