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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 28, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta IK, AMmiri'A, wrcp'NKsiuY, irnnnuAftv as, ifli.7. WINNING WEAST AND WEST, ilMOUS RIDERS OF SH DUTIES Scene ;oi British Operations in Persia> Provincial Police Take Chai-g Mai'cli .i-rSevei-ftl Constables Already Appointed "v UETAJLS'OF; POWERS OF THE-NEW FOUCE Tomorrow lli'o'-.Rlders of the Plains officially, Ihelr duties and order In At- [ijcrla. to'tho'nuwly organized nrovlu- Iclal iioiice-' Unoinclnlly. It Is expect- lod that lic.a wn-ok or ten days Police Patrols Vfc called'In and'the provincial force ally-takes charge. "expect a number ot men. down fcrom Edmonton hut don't' ex Iiccl ib get all my patrols said nnspe'cToT riper, of. "D" division this I Inornlng. nils-understood about la I Iron have been sworn In by llio rvlnclal- force out of ahoul 125'whoi ivill bo needed.- 1 Inspector Piper has made pro- kision'fof 'ih'c'-following disposition bf his-forces In'this district: Lelll- tln-ldgc. headquarters, inspector and V.eyeh Mdilt'clnc, Hat.. Scrgt. fisher, and Iwq inuil; 'CuieinQn, two icn- ncjlevue." Pincher -Creek. Mac- Odd, Claresholm, Nnnlon, Vulcan, Elzlkom, Tabcr, Lotto and Itetlaw, one man f Some of1! the nien are, already on 'luiy at'llieir BlallonE. At Tabcr. cx- lonslablc-Caiipbell.has been at- Vulcan; ex-Corp. Ihvr- of the Mounted Police ......rBd.ialid at'7Piiichor. Creek, ex- Ihorislabio-Keily of Ihe -MohnlM Po- Bice. public works are rttoviiiE their, offices today Irom .the (basement of.the court house.-and In- tpectof ,filler his'head- Viuarlera -fowers of. Ihe Police 'I to. ihc llcr'alil) escing from wounds. Ills also on active, service. lo Use 2000 Machines 1'ot Grcal Development Plan for liigKcr Production KEY ci TurkiskTroopJ British. Troops Irilisli Farces in Are Pursuing Turks Now Penetrate :10 Miles to Material .Abandoned by Turks Will Provide Loans to Farmers For The Cost of Farm Operations', to. Ihc llsrald) I Udmqiilon, I'eb. Alberla ..........._____ Co operative, Act-authorizes the V. Rhicf .ConslablcrCaiipbell.has been oblaincd- for'-paylhg Lhb cost of farm o'perulibh'a, purchase" of seed, feed and olher.-supplies; Im- plements, and mnchlnery.y.HTO stock; the payment of Ihe" cpstrrpf carrying on any farming, ranchiug. dairying or other like" operations] mid tlic.cbsl.ol preparing for cuUlYaUqri.-Tlie capital of each society shall not be less than J3000, upon which 'not' less .'than. 20 cenL.musl 'be paid' In bp.lance. secured by'.'the _ promissory ncles payable .lo Ihe on llio 31st! pecember of His cnrrcnl year.', Provision Is inaflo' .for- Lhe province subscribing for shares'in a" society equal lo one-half of. the total amount of lliosc-subscribed by shareholders. -Such-stock .shall -be paid for by depositing wilh'the so- ciely sccurilies of iri lieu of deposit, the'.province inay guarantee Ihe to the amount of the subscvip- lion. There Is a with regard lo municipalities cither urban or rural. The society, .when EVERY POSSIBLE FOOT OF SOIL TO_HE USED London, Fob. want land American tractor plows for. use J of a civilian army of nislit plouglicrs- which are about lo enlist throughout iiie Briiiah said Sir Arthur Lee. director-general of food production, lo Ihe Associated Press. This new de- partment, which Is ii growth of Ger- many's submarine campaign, aims at ihe 'enlistment of several hundred thousand civilians lo cultivate every available bit of soil. "We hope lo make tractor ploughs fill the gaps caused by the shorlase In continued Sir Arthur: ".For this occasion wo are going lo import t eiln-ilinn in i-on'TCSS Ml or as as we can. from! NVnslmif'ioil, H. C., tic sit l.l ton in IL America. We are Eolne lo cqmp.llicm' again Imliiy mill prospects that thi're would DC..lit with headlights tor night ploughing. ]loi so nromising-its llicy "were last night. LAST DEFENCES OF BAPAUME IN FRANCE ARE NOW IN BlilTISH HANDS? They prisoners, conscientious objectors, members of home defense forces au women.. In this wa'y we hop.c produce'on'ouEh food lo us In o 'mnl members of home defense forces and- s women.. In this wa'y we hop.c to hill reWortctl veslerilav foreign Delation: waViasis. We do not believe we will lncllsul-es may lie reconciled in sonic way, nllhimjjn tlic piesulcn .be able to produce sufficient to.fecd noticc iHal-lic expects no nitilcml, cIlimRCS. llie >eopleMn lime" of.peace w ef Keb. llrllisl. w conllnulnB lo Sff. cXien? phoii. has re captured and "in addition ono Turkish ship has been taken atl" of'prisoncrs taken on Sunday amouuled to All. reports for today have nol yet been received, but up to Ihe present out captures are 11 officers and 150 men" OAPAUME DEFENCES FALLEN Paris via'London Feb event of the ntilish army.s viaor e a. d at Kul-e.-Amara and the Ancre nece retreat at Bapaume. French military experts iilous concludes his dlspatcli follows- the German communication showed -retreat was fairly precipitate, lie-.put .nut-ot action such machines .Ll.Ll.-ui- j [rnnt 'hnt nnl hSCOnlO al to. the Her'alil) cenl. .must'be Fcb: 23-Tho Alberta! Jpro-.-incial- police net provides for Ihe Icstabllahmenl of the force- with head- Tquarlers In the city of mi- ller' the crs. Ttie force 'shall nol exceed'150. 'superintendent and the assistant Liuperinlondonl shall'have the powers two ' the province, and mil coroners for Ihc province. __.j'inspectors shall be es-officio jus- Illces and coroners. Each member of force shall "have power to- act liinder: the prairie fires, school ttteinlance.x '-noxious weeds, motor [vehicles, .theatres "and pool roqnis laws and ordinances a.i well as nn- ler the intoxicating liquor act. The iiowcrs in Ihe latter enact- mcnt will materially .assist in of Ihe law- and In Ihe sin> [pressibn of whit- are known as blind Scale of Salaries The'following Is Ihc scale of pay: Pilperinlcndclit "S4000; assistant sn- Urinienrtcnt J3QOO; inspcclors 52500 Jpor'; scrgsant-major S5.00 per who will be, re- Ircd to furnish-his own horse nnd pay all expenses ci- fccpt railway, per rtlem; Cacli special constable, detective tnd sergeant. jl.OO ner rlicm; each [corpornj. 33-50V per dlcra; each con per" pay on confident we are ablt lo grow enough lo slave off starvation dnrlhg Ihc war.' For this we. thank the German sub- marine-' Tlmy. already ,'haj-e given England an .nsrlcnlturnhpollcy which is destined to make us to a large ex- tent self-supporting. .Submarines .also have revived rural life, given the farmers a minimum nnd gener- ally made our national defense more effective than, a thousand speeches .In Wording of Bill As rcrbrled by the house commit- tee, the Dili Hie presidonPo! the U.'S. be, and is I'ercby aulhorirSd and empowered to supply 'merchant ships., the property of cilizcns of Ihe United Stales and hearing the registry oflhe Uniled Slales, with defeiislvc-ariiis and also Help The Nursipg Mission The Nursing Mission, an iri- necessary means" of making -ammunition and mea use oE them In de- fence against unlawful .attack, and that he be and Is hereby authorized np'J f.mpowercd' lo prolect citizens ot Ilic' "Unllcil Slales against unlawful nltactes while in their lawful pursuits ihc high seas." This .eliminates which. would have provisions d the in Lethbriilgo which organized, is empowered-ti with any bank or financial, corpora-i .j tlon for loans. Provision.Is made for...-, ihe organization of' societies unorganized parls oE the proylnce.- Thc province and the municipalities will have .representatives onV the directorate" wllli volliie powers'. WOMEN SOLICITORS RECOGNIZED London, Feb: 2S. 'Duckmasler, in Ihc House ot dtcm. stablish. f'ulhorlty board, ?l per diem. PenBlon Fund Provision Is; made for llio os'i.-..-.-, by the bpaid'o! a pension he amount bC'lhe pension being such turn or sums such as tho constable Lords had the satisfaction of securing a sec- ond-reading, without division, of his bill lo enahre'womcn lo practice as soliel.lors.. stllnllon has-accomplished great deal of good among Ihe needy of Ihe cily, is in need of financial as- slslancc, anil a canvass of the city will shorily be made in an endeavor lo secure systematic monthly contributions-. This or- ganizalion was formed some clgbl years ago and is rna'In-' ,v taincd entirely through generosity of Hie citizens. Ing the oasf year Ihe mission hoard has tauml It e.vceeilingly. difficult lo meet esiienscs, coif. tributlons having fallen off ow- irle to so many demands for funds. There arc in the cily who are not jicanainled v.-ith Ihc good tork that is be- ing done by this .institution, ami to those who do nol know, information is gladly givcii- Everyone can aid Ihc mission. No conlrihnllon Is loo small lo be made welcomo. which. wonlil nave emiiun.uum m president to other "i: struinentalilies and mellioils as may in his J'uSgmont and discretion Eccnl necessary and The bill would provido a 000 bond-issue and dent transfer the bonds to war risV Insuranre, hut contains this phrase prohibiting the insurance ot munition ships: "The said bureau. "I war risk shall not insure any arms or munition or any vessels carrying arms and-oinmunUion consigned to belli- gerent 'countries or any citizen lliere- said this provision would permit" Ihe.arming and pro- cclloii of, munition ships but would lol'pcrmit Ihcir insurance by the Thnt Ihe senate will tahe1 "no action as ho had not limo In reniqvo'by _ fixed. .British." .less .rcsenp ciiuri. will-astound" V-. n: 'rt'-i'l tr t wriies- WilbbuVrighting Ihc 'Gc'fmans fell back ralher than run the'risk bf. disastrous casualties. The mystery of this simple victory is especially due lo Hio Jerritng ctnc'e cv of ilie new gas sI.Blls, which were Iricd'al -BcaumonUIame In December, null Grandellburl if, -February.' The art of Umg distance klllmg, has been carried lo. a wonderful.pitch. British Raid Hun Town ff Ihas paid into lllbxfund at his retire- ment plus 5 per cent, simple interest. [For the purposes of the'fund a dc- Jducllon of 5 per cent, shall be made prom the salary of every member-of [the force. The board may from time j time enle-r'inlp an agrccmenl Trlth ny or rural niunl- Ipallly or any other person or cor- uKjr.illon for Iho-use. or employment Jot members of the force to earn' out flic laws of the province or under Ihc It-rlinln'sl code, Including the mnnlcl bylaws.' Deck? Cleared for Action On Iniportant Legislation Government to rroyiile Securilics a( Good Rale of Interest For Investments Hy. Residents of Alberla GeneVal' of Medical Service for Returned Men To Be Ottawa, Edward Kemp minister of militia, in a statement Biv- eii out this evening, makes Ihe import ant announcement thai in future the Canadian Army Medical Corps take charge of the work of the mill lary hospitals commission. The slate mcnt also contains the annouuccmen that it Inlcndcd. lo create a new of flee, to bo known as the director o medical services' invalids. The min IsterV announcement is as follows: "U Ib create a new o fice in connection with Lhe C. A. M. C lo be known as-llio director of mcil cal cervices invalids. Tho .officer wh will be selected .lo fill, this rcspon sible post wllj liavc full rcsponsibi ity In dealing with nnd adniinlstcrLn the armed neutrality bill until Ihe and snrelcal woiK in co iouse has passeil the measure was ucciion with returned soldiers, an Ms activities will be directed fro Ihc headquarters' staff, department militia and defense, Oltntvn. U w bo his d'-'y to strengthen the perso nel of Iho Canadian >.Icdlc Corps sufficiently to mcctTnll the n cessilics ot ihc case, by enlisting those experienced- doctors who are Trillins o volunteer for service. "In the meantime, and until ar- incemcnts are completed, the work s being carried-on by the military ospjlals commission, in conjunction -Illi'and under the advice of the me- ical officers the C.A.M.C.: depart- ment of miiilia and defense." practically assured loday after a con Terence between Senator Slonc, chair- man-of Ihe foreisn relations commll- lec niid Tlcprescnlative Mann, house Republican leader. Jlr. Mann declar- ed the senate could not act on the bill providing for the issue of bonds un- III It had been passed by Ihe house. Chairman Flood will-report the bill London, Feb. a raid'over Otrman territory Sunday, atla'cking.-.the Iron works near Rhenisch; Prussia, ab'oiil beyond the border- .the follow. Ing official account of the iltaik was given, out here "On Sunday naval aeroplanes -raidenSthe Brsbach miles southeast of Saarbrutc- ken. The'e were several air en- counters. One "hostile machine was destroyed." BULLETINS RUSSIA.W Ptlrograd, German forces y'cslerdiv atUcked.tbe Rus- on poih.Jsidts.of .the Jatobsiil says the. Russian men'l, issued today, and occupied heights two miles southwest of the' village of Valputna. A Rus- 6ian counler-altapk won froni the Germans the heicl.ts. near ihe railway line, but elevators on both sides ol the highroad'.remain m the hands of the Teutons..-' to the house tomorrow and endeavor jccuro'a rule during the day for ts consideration. Edmonton, t to the JIcrRldl With 1O. Tt. Mitchell, provincial bill for Ihc formation of tho Alberta a royal commission" lo" Invrallgilo charges preferred'by thii opposition nt the last session ot tho; ICglsIiWlrc, Which on a straight parly vots was defeated by U lo 12. the debate on Ihe address concluded" In'.Ihe legisla- _____ lure this evening and the decks clear- 7 i !crt for real legislative .action to :he AI a of the ontclal board! laken advantage of by >f Wesley church lasl evening- ncY.j the Wyl3 l iavl'lcd to lha pastorale In sue- ban bill am) the ccd Key G II- Couhlalicli, whose provincial lojna act Lnicndmcnl bill, U-rm 'in June. I co-onera.lve rredj. hill, "on own, vllinse, niral municipalities and ccal Improvement acts by lion !rld Garlepy, minister of linmicipal and a hill to amontl the suc- dulles act by Mr. Mitchell. The following private bills were, al- -.Corunna, Spain. Fcb: Gerard, former Uniled States ambassador at Berlin, sailed lo- day ori the steamship "Infanta Isabel" for Havana. The steamer is expected to reach that port March 8 or 9. The Infanta Isabel was filled lo capacity, carrying 760 in the steerage. MA11KETS Spot Local track wheat May wheat U. S. HAS. NOT 500000) MEN fflGHT Tlie following wire wns re- ceived over the private ivlrc of llaird and Hottcrell. srain brok-; crs. this morning'. Washloglct. Fcb. Wil- son claims It Is impossible io raise 500.000 men in the Stales that would fieht- FRENCH FRONT Feb. 28, (By outpoit fiP.htlno in .sev- eral sectors of the Franco.Belo.lan, front Is reported in today's army Alsne sector the French alter tak-r ing s German were driven off In a countir-il; tack'and the Germans who had been taken prisoners-were set. free- WANTS INDEMNITY'- J New York. KeV- standard Oil company will seek Indemnity for the'destruction of its oil properties In Rumania at the lime of-the GeruSan Invasion in Enquiries ,200 Per Cent. More Since First of Year. Than -Jlver Before "I2nn.uiries for Alberta been per cent. Broiler to dale this year Ihan they have been iu the same period during the past four or five years." Tills statemnnt.was made to II. A'. Siitgilt of Coaldale, whoihas.ii'isl'.rc; Lufncd from i triri.lo Scallle and Van- couver, by C. P. R: land agents 111 cities. In Seattle especially, the enquiry for dry land In Southern Al- berla "is especially keen. Jlr. .Sug-- eltt he notes n' very different aK liluilc on the parl of vard coming into Canada.-since .P.rosl- dc'nt Wilson broke'off diplomatic "lions -nVh Germany.'and a big of uew sclllers may .now be expeclen durinc Ihe spring and summer..-.. While in Sealtle- Jlr.. Suggllt saV potatoes Juuip from to !S5 per ton, wholesale In" one day. A potalo_order. cosls 10 any' Seattle reslaur; ant now. fllr. Snggltt prcdjcls Ion polalocs in I.elhbridge this'apring, and'jirges potato Erowcrs to make pro-- vision for seed without delay. The follofting piivaio uma _ so read time; to amend ne track a Valley "railway acl, til- [May monlon Oily charter, Drulc Like Rail- way acl and bills lo Incorporate the Mberla Guarantee Fittcllly company ami the Imperial Security Insurance oats 161 179J company. .WEATHER VASE no chang AUSTRIA Fch. arrangements for the drawal of United States diplomatic and consulnr ]lon Augtcia-Huiigriry been nude by-.Ambassador I instructions from lh.e state department. ,J London, Feb. ualtics during February reached total of. 1243 oflicers and -February figures, for _Bfl- Hsrr casualties-, show a a little more Ihan half that for Jan- r Oary.'despiteMhe fact that there has been considerablu fighting on the Somme during' Ihc .month.. 'The Fe .omme ouring -ebruary total of com- -J -pares with a total, ftr.-: January- Officers' casualties, for. February, howewr, sijferably -greater., than for jlhe 'month preceding, when they S60 'ia', compared with ,lhe put r month's 1243. j '.'-.i'. ;