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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 27, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta l^El>^>}fiSDAY, FRBRl'AUY 27. 19l8 mm THE .LEtHgftlbljE DAILY kSRAlit3 ' PAGE ATtEAST35SHIPS BerUn, Feb. 27^The German . raider WMoh hac returned' to n German port-after raiding entcntis chipping fn the Pacific, destroyed at least thirty-five vessels, It was ' ' officially announced today. Some of the steamships, ft fs stated, were loaded with English troops and the sinkings, therefore caused a corresponding loss of human life. . Some of the Victims l.omloi). r^). 27. - Amerlran anil EuRlUh seamen on l)o.anl iho Spanir^li stennier Tgotx Mendl. says a ilispaicli to the Kxchangp TeleRupli irompany from CopeiihoxM. assert that tlioy were captured May 21 ;atrange steamer w-as flic Germau ati.'^lUnry cruiser Wolf. She hoisted a Geriua:i  flag and ' a prUc crow was sent aboard the iRot.-^ >leridi. The next victim Avast the British steamer .Matupgn, wiiich had a various cargo. The British siilors were taken aboard the Woif-imd evidently were well treated. .\11 tiirac ship.-* then proceeded to desert the viciiitty of tho DUtch Islands, whsre pirt ot the .'Matunga's cnrno was stored. The Vt'bU took itboard the" iijoat valtiable portions of this cargo. The JKntungn was then sunk by a bomb. " A few days later the .American bark llelgua was stink.- Her crew v.^s saved. The next vicllni^vfl.* jhe Japanesb PRssongcr sleatncr Ultatcl Maru. whleli WHS crowded with Asiatics. The Wolf' being overcrowded, a number ai, prisoners were transferred to tl;o Igotz -Mendl. .\ prize crew was placed on hoard Iho Hitachi Jl.irtt n(th orders to capture Iho coal of the. stenmor. This, however, they were unable to Bcconipllsh ami had to return to tho , Wolf. Thereupon the .lapancse steam [Vi- was .^tink. Tho Wolf was now umv . and the captain decided to return to lieiiuRjiy. The voyage cnnmionceil four mouths ago. The route taken \va.s along the coad at full spoe  .*> � �  The report of tlte^ commlttpo on soldiers' c'onifoi'ts as silbttilliett to tho Ale-xftndoT. Gnlt Chopicr, I. O. D. E.. was ns follows: - i Tho outatnndJrii: features ; ot this year's report are, first, tho contlnuetl or rather increased liitefest ^ftf thft ^ knitters both tn tho schools, and our .,_,,,,., helpers-In tho dty; many of tho Inl-Ausiraii.1 iinve. assisted us ever since the work commenced,', and nro still willing to carry,ou na long as nefces.'�nry, 11S6 pairs ot^soeks being turned In this year by ' helpers outside, the schools. JJecond, the nutlrlng faithfulness of tho nietiibor.i who have prepared tho nnlshed Socks for shipment overseas. , hast year wo shipped slightly over 21100 pairs, I carrying over 25" pairs. Tlii.M.F., at DUrthvlltei,". Oni. VThe thlevit are said te.ha�� been ibq'MtRteil; with the Uyout of the 'effles aitd the combination of the aiife. V ,i ;^:;^'^ho.n v^r;^,; aiid lack of adequate clothing in the cold Atlantic. Wiien the .hipauese. Chinese and negro sailors landed on Danish soil there was a great demonstration ot joy, the jailors dancing and ahoutln.? with deiight. .;, > .> ; > ? i.-> : > : : > * o DECREASE IN. DEPOSITS Ottawa, l-'eb. :.'6.-The bank statement for January issued l)y the fitiBiiw department to-di^y shows a considerable decrease, in note circuIatitTn, notice deposits ami deposits outside of ("nnada. There Is an increase in call loans In Canada and in currenf loans outside CniiadB. It is explained i : that deposits always show a ? tendency to decrease at .this being generally (juiet. : ly average of 250 7-12. Wo have on hand SI" imlrs, deducting the 257 pairs carried over, and 50 .pairs re-knit. We Imve n total for -the year ot ',{ti2r, pairs, turned in. - rollowing "'the custoin of last year a large majority hnVe'been sent direct to Lcthbrldgfe men by iwst, (n all 144 bundles containing 2436 pairs. We occasionally hear of Lcthbridgc liieii who have never recoivail socks from w since ieaviuf^. That" could be remedied by their' friends 200'DEAO - f ��' , Shanghai,' Peb. 26.-Tlie earthquake at Swatow caused the death of between 200 .and 3C0 person*. MoiSe.than 200 persons are being treated In hos|)ltals there. Scarcely a houke there has not been dam. aged, most of them serioui^y. .RAIDS repulsed London, Feb, 27__"Hostile ralda^ were repulsed during the night northwest of St. Quentln, In the neighborhood of Bullecourt and east of Vcmelles" says today's war office reffort. "The artillery was active on boith sides early this morning northeast and east of.' Ypree.^" . ? ? . :! easily > ? � �: : : ? * * M;(>line Universal Tractor it is all tractor it pulls-it does ioi push IT SAVES A HIRED MAN-A ONE MAN TRACTOR-A 24 HOUR horse^ TWO BREAKERS-THREE STUBBLE PLOWS Works all horse drawn iuipleiients. with one man only and' that man ON THE IMPLEMENT. You don't need a revolving head with this. General Supplies Limited ^^^"ca^^II'r^v^"^^" AGENTS WANTED FOR ALL UNOCCUPIED TERRfJORV. sending us their addresses. After the men are drafted in England it" Is a!-raost impossible- for ns to follow tho individual spldler. The remainder have been expressed, to different organizations or given out locally as-follows: Local Red Cross. Canadian wlir Contingent association, sailors. Kre.nc4i Xntlouot Relief, to individual soldiers- / , ' Units remembered: Batteries. 20th. S9th, 61st. 7Sth, 60th'; Battalions, 10th, ;Ust, 43rd, 16th. 3rd, R. T., Headquarters Staff 4th Brlffa^e.-t6lr Sfair Ripley. 6th Field " Coiiipany Engineers, Lieut.-CoL Gordon, Capt. Denoon, Chaplin's Services. Anti-Air Crntt Artillery; Jaispatch Riders, Js'ursing Sister Margaret Mclntyrer ' 14S9V4 pounds of wool have been I purchased at a -cost of $2778.S0, an , average of ?l.S,"i 1-5 per pound.' A i committee consisting ot Jlrs."^Henderson, Mrs, McLeod. Miss JlcKelvle and the convenor have advised in the buying prices show a large increttse over last year, ranging, fron| ?t.50 to 52.25, the last Igure being for a fev^ pounds to tide over an emergency. A mistaken ftjea, e.\lsts among some member of the chapter that the work of preparing the socks fcir shipment is done by a chosen committee, I would like to correct that errorjriis the help of dny member, who can nnd has done a tremendous amount of work nt home making alterations priclnpnlly 4oes nnd extra, pressing. i hours of 'industry and self she-rificek For- thia children play time and candy: money, and for the teachers much time;spent in,turning heels and picking.up.'Atitchcs.' Lethbrldge ni^ii at the frpnt are I understand prdiid of the fact that they are-never forgotten by tho womjen .at; home. Th'at.-this Chapter is able to share fli tliat lsi;"l"arg8ly due to the splendid efforts of'the teachers in arranging'the-�work'to the pupils for their eiitliuslaani in knittingi and sav the help or any memoer wno can, tnetr eniniisiaam m ruuliub. uuu spare time will be much appreclateiL lag, and to'thpft^onvenor'of onr ed- From the tim^ the socks are. tunieS i in until ready for mailipg each^par-cel is handled at least U times! Certain parts are ' un'dertalten' by Mrs. Sherlock and .Miss McKelvie, who attend to thft'tying-and parcelling. Mrs. Sherlock also does the addressing, etc., -and Miss M^Kelvle looked after the wool dilring my  absence last summer. Mrs. Anderson, Jllss McKelvie and Jilrs. Freeman have mad& some beautiful socks by combining the small ends so nothing has been wasted. Mrs. H6nderson inspect* the socks ^ucatiopaJ eomnijjlSisfe, Mrs. Taylor, who started the pAtlilOtlc work in .-the schools and Wtfijjfqrtubate enough 'to gain the symnaUuc.and interest'of Inspector-Morgan^aDd the School Boartl. In closlnE ,tpaTf,'as convener of the soldiers c^nitort5"�tfitress veryr grateful thanks .to tU� knitters in the city and distKict, and the teachers and pupils Qf the schools; and to the faithful menlbors who have helped so splendidly withthework on Tuesdays dnr-Ing the year. Respeittully submitted, Jessie T. Robinson, sa:id Make the Kaiser Clrusty ^ is nutritious, d^Bliciouilg^nd-rheU and 1 the crusts arc as good as the center. , By order No. 16 of the Food Controller of Canada, We are directed that on aiidjifter March lit, 1918, we shall, according to paragraph^- Four-Not mak in cold'dollars and cents. The golden flood of .Columbia jnusic-^song-rband- instrMinental-^is just waiting today to delight yon and yours. Why not step into the nearest Columbia dealers aad enjoy the marvellous tone of the Giafonola-^no need at all to buy 'wish. ' Music helps you niidare the war: en)oy ber of acclainationB in Cnnadu. and misunderBtandlug df (ho Military. Vol: ev8' Act will in proportion to tlu>'vofb cast probably bo about the 8�^e. Thflvo is. no certainty tt8 i.o whaj. seats are llkel/ tQ�be> changed by,tho votu still to corae in although' Oraoti \South: Perth, South Renfrew and NIplSsing in-Ontario at'o atlll looked upon aa being iu the doubtfur column as ure'dl^o the tWQ seatu in Queens. P,�^13^ I, The two Liberals elected lii the:WOBt,.MoU ^oy, ^rovepchor and .^yUlte,>jVictoi^a;' ^lber(a, are. thoHgbt to have safe IcadK Zurich, Feb. 27.*-NegotlMions ore in proRvoBB for'the reunion of, Litn-uania and Saxony, according to a (Its-patch from Ofes'den, with Prince Predt: , , lerlckChrlBtian, second Bop. of the -Although 't-ihe I Kini; of Saxony, ns king of Uthuania. � The iwur-parlers indicate that the wlBhes'ot the Poles for a ronewalof the old union between Eola,tid Lithuania will not bo tultlU��.' =7^ ;Vand .V ' oiRccT ,wmt Ottawa, Feb. 26,-In ordei^t^ fft((|ll. tate the transaction o( DuMitHbuslnesa between the two ' coniftrtes;-, A'direct � wire connection has beeli 'estlblUhed between the Canadian war tride-Qpard Ottawa, and the Canailiah wnrinlH-Bioni WaBhlngton.': if < v'./^i'V"" wmm OF CANADA l||ll^ai