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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 2, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta WINNIPEG WHEAT 'Peg''Change cloied today,. Ghleago May oIobb .... .. 131 Minneapolis May close .... 127 WEATHER High..................... 40 Low.................... 22 Forecast;-Fair and mild. VOLUME vni. LETHBRroOE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, JANUARY 2, 1915 NUMBER 18 SULTAN FEARS EARLY FALL OF CON Board of Trade has Matter in Hand-More Work For the Miners USE IHE HOI PRODUCl NEW BARON BARON HAMAR GREENWOOD Native of Whiffiy, Ont., who was hon ored with a Baronetcy on New Year's. That it is an inconsistent policy, and altogether' contrary to the liuy-'"at-honic spirit, to ask the miners in �the district to spend tlieir quarter of a million pay roll "at home" anil ithcn turn around and burn gas, simply because it is "nicer", is the opinion of leading members ot the IBoard of Trade. The miners have not escaped the counsels of the wise ones, to spend th&ir money where tlvoy earn their living, and tliey have been consistently asked to patronize home industry. The question that some ot the busi-iicss men are asking themselves as well as others is, "cau wo expect them to buy our goods when we don't buv the product that gives them tlicir living ?" Coal is Lrethhridgo's important natural resource, and the mining of it is her best industry. If the use ot gas weio giving some needy Another forward step in more close-family the wherewithal of existence, ly relating our schools to industrial and the pla-nt were not o\vnert and; and commercial life will be taken on operated by a monopolistic cor- Monday, when Lethbridge's first pre-poration, thoy say, it would bo vocational c'lass ivill bo organized, different.,Qas is a natural resource ot This w'iU'.oonBlst of a group of boys which they arc ius^y proud, and if and girls from grades VI.. VII., and large numbers of men profited by its, VIII., who. are over fourteen years of REVOCATIOiL CLASSES SM New Venture in Schools to be Instituted When Schools Open Monday FORTY PUPILS ENROLLED RMIDA6 ORPEDO New Year's Day Brought a Heavy Loss to the British Navy OVER 600 MEN LOST Paris, Jan. 2, 6.15 a.m.-The British SIB CLIFFORD SIFTON KNIGHTED U. S. Note to Gt. Britain' Received With Smug Satisfaction KAISER'S MESSAGE London, Jan. 2.-The Daily Mail's Year's Knighthood. battleship Formidable, which sanlast no one but the capitalists who own tending to follow Industrial vocations and operate it, thcrefoW why should for which the present courses offered the public, who must always submit > special training. Since that time to a low standard of treatment at the Board has been planning a course the hands of the company, continue.*o rami the needs of these older pu-to patronize it? That Is the qnes-' P''s- ^^Tien the department of Education that a number of the business ''^o'l offered additional grants equa'l to men are turning over in their minds, 25 per cent, ^f the cost of tuition,for and it would not be bevond cxpectar- ''^'s ^'^A oirWvvork it was felt that a tion to see a rousing campaign for ^'^^^ should be opened. With the co-the burning of coal started. It has operation of the principals, Superln-also been pointed out that many tendent Hamilton has planned a business men use gas for lighting pur-'^'''Ph it is felt meet the poses ,to the detriment of their o>vn , ^f^ additional ex- electric plant. Barracks For Battery Boys to penae to the Board. Briefly, the course provides for morning instruction in literary subjects in the regular classes. In the afternoon the boys will be given instruction in the wood shop and forge room with such subjects as are specially related to industrial vocations. � r> t o__- ' The girls will be given sewing, cook IJC KCaUy \^00n ing, laundry, home sanitation and home nursing. lu addition, those students Major J. S. Stewart has been gaset-; Wsh to enter commercial life will be ted provisional officer commanding' given shorthand and typewriting, the 25th Batterv C.F.A., C.Ej!\, and It | Already forty pupils have applied is rumored about town that he has ! to join the class, while a number who been offered a lieutenant-co1onelc.v, i had left school have signified their and it is definitely known that he will Intention of returning to take up this 1 J N H LIST Knighthoods For Hon. G. H. Periey and Hon. CHfford Sifton H. GREENWOOD A BARON RUSS iiADE London, Jan. 2.-It la still exceed* Ingly difficult to obtain any clear Idea of the Turkish operations, but according to an Athens dispatch, the Sultan and hie court are preparing tc leave Constantinople, fearing the early fall of that city. The attack on Egypt seems to have been abandoned indefinitely, London, Jan. 2.-^The latest news available from the western battle front shows that little progress la being made by the Allied forces, and rather indicates a sporadic renewal o� the German offensive, with resultant slight gains in the Argonna and French Flanders. These operations can hardly be classed as a general German offensive movement la the west, sucb as is still being conducted in Poland, but the strength which the Germans are showing seems to make ,...,,. ,...... ______ _ Macleod, Alta., J'an. 1.-(Special.) . _ provision for the creation of the Ca-1 "A squadron of Mounted Infantry will qq the territory of the enemy, while nadian navy. Ling was a popular and be trained at Macleod." This was the repeated attempts of our opponents capable officer. He was married and j good hews which came over the to swarm on German territory have had two children. 'phone Tiiursday afternoon from faiJed Officers Saved | Lleut.-Col. Kemnae, and naturally the London, Jan. 2.-The following officers of H.M.S. Formidable are reportr ''lllufeTanfs-^He'n^'''D Slmonds I ILrwerTbel^'S ^J^Zkr^iVu ]^ ^^ht victoriously, but to die like -\ Mj^sate and"CTscouiit iSt. ,7^- fr"om the North SeT-to"ke"t^: Lieutenants Henry D. i\���,?,'j'^f^^^^ heroes when overwhelmed *y superior (M^hael Hicks-Beach), is elevat- General Joffre apparently is still sauadrons. but a good many people "^"ll^^^;, ^ , ^ ^, ed to an earldom. Hon. George Hal-� avaoidlng a general attack. ^tvvery '4timl6tic of the 'Behind the army and the fleet the petiey dnd Hon. CliSord Sitton Allies Play Waiting Game .cliuc?9ZJ.3. - entire.natlon stands in unexampled ; k, C, of Canada, wer? � apPQ^ted' Eseept for their tactics of feoUhJ London, Jan. 1.-The New Year s it plain that they have not weakened , , , ^ , 'honor list contains no new peers. The appreciably their western army by _ My^ships have icovered themselves Aberdeen, lord lieutenant of transferring of troops to the east,'nor j^^^ pressure of the Allies broken the rank their grip om" Belgium and Franco Lleut.-uoi. itemnMB, and naiurauy uio ..^^^y sjjj g v^ave .covered themselves FarTnf Aberdeen lord lieut townspeople.were more than pleased ^^jj e^a and the crews have VJ^i^} .nfformMlv eoferr to hear the ;jew8.. For some time past % that they know how if fr'^knada Tra^^ed to it has been generally known that, ef- f_ victoriouslv. but to die llk, ?L.'r*"r?: l^/^'^tL..^"^ James C. J. Sooutter and, Bernard W. Greathed. '"""f, Engineer Commftnder Charles M-. Wa^llace...... .,iJ^^' . -Paymasters-Sydney Wl Sexton and Francis P. H. Wakeford. Artificer Engineer John Stobart. Midshipmen - Eustace J. Guiness, The men wfli be housed and trained on the Exhibition grounds, and no bet ter spot could be found, as the L. Agnew, Trethewan 0. T. Wynne. New Year's Day Report London. Jan. 1, 2.14 .p.m.-The British battleship Formidable was sunk ..accommodation this morning in the English Channel; matter when by either a mine or a submarine, ac-' ' cording to an announcement given out by the official information bureau. The text of the bureau's statement follo;^: "The battleship Formidable was sunk this morning in the Channel, but whether by a mine or a submarine is not yet certain. "Seventy-one survivors have been picked up by a British light cruiser. wrS^pl^lfl^"], grounds are extensive, and the build- f^ainst outrageous invasions. Much ' on'the''l5arrof"i>erbflnd"the~ B*rt Noi-man F. HuddWood. Dennis E. jn-g are In an e.xceptionally good "^s come to pass in the old year, but of Chesterfield, while the order of the they can deliver a concentrated bl Pelly, W. Deerlck Stephens. Walter j renalr and' contain plenty of enemies are still firmly kept low. thistle is bestowed on Baton Lovat. at some strategic point. , -------- -...------ , ,, ------ stabling room.' | AUv.ays fresh hordes are rolling up | Arthur Henderson, Labor leader Austrian* Back eo Mllee . The town will bo called upon to sup- ^^sainst our army and the army of our and merahor of parliament for the The Germans are still attempting; ply light and " t,>n,f,t .....,,---j. ,-,-----j---4.1- j.,,-,,-,, ,f n..w,o~, ^-- n�ior..i v...f t�;,t tion the fact that the unkeen ot the a "leavy one, we look forward into! liament for Sunderland, and a native miles in all. It Is again reported that,-^/','"""^'- iish view Is that Britain's new troops the Interior m the Lauc- ^jjj ^^.^^^ the country, ier administration. _ while Germany, having sent in her lln- _ . ^ . , Wilfrid Collctt, C.M.G., governor ^^^^^^ ^^ ,jugt depend 23rd Alberta Rangers, ment of this squadron have .as yet a,jj commander in chief of British reinforcements upon those less has also been recommended for the been received, a number of the rebi- Honduras. fjt nhysically. command of a squadron in the regi- dents handed in their names to Major Geori^e Basil Haddon Smith, C. M. Moving Germane Eaet ment, which LJeut.-Col. Sissons com W .C. Bryan and J. S. Lambert as (j^ governor and commander in chief There are again reports of the -^""'i.as the news became known in o� y,., windward Islands. i movement of German troops from the K. B. Iwest to the east. Advices from Am- To b� knight bachelor : ' sterdam state that 200,000 Germans'' Hon. Francois Xavier Lemieux, passed through Cologne on the way acting chief justice of the superior east, and it is suggested tbat trey Although no instructions tor eu'likt- the town. EVERYBODY GOES TO CHURCH TOMORROW Day of Prayer Being Observed in All the Churches by Royal Order-Special Services Prepared "WHERiTSAS Our Empire has been His Royal Highness the Duke of Con- : behalf of those troops, and the thous-forced to take up arms in defence naught, will govern the services in ] ands of others, who are giving every ot rights and liberties unjustly at- every one of the churches in Leth-' ounce of their strength for the Em- tacked, and to fulfil pledges solemn-1 ly given: 'WE therefore, believing it to be fitting that Our people should be enabled to make a public and solemn bridge tomorrow, and it is superflu- ous to predict that each edifice will be crowded to the doors. The feeling pire's cause. The general sentiment ot the nation . , .,, . is vividly expressed by Bishop Mc- of patriotism exhibited on the occa- Nally, who in a letter to the local 1 _______ ________ ___________. slon of the passing ot the local troops parish of St. Patrick's, asks that spe-; lately chief justice of Granada. court of the province of Quebec. Herbert Samuel Holt, Esq., of Blontroal, president ol the Royal Bank. Captain Clive 0. L. Phillips-Wolley, of Victoria, B. C. William Price, ex-M.P., Quebec. William Kellman Chandler, LL.D., C.M.G., master in chaiicery and ,iud'!;e oi assistant court o� appeal, Barba-does. Robert Stewart Johnstone, Esq., avowal of duty to Almighty God, I from Lethbridgc has not died, and it ^ial services be held tomorrow "of in- and a need of guidance, have is Imperative that every citizen lend tercesslon to Almighty God on behalf ,, .,. ____ . thought fit, and with the advice of his presence tomorrow, when tne aid the cause undertaken by the Em- St. Michael and St; Georfi-c : C. M. G. To be commander c! the order of are being sent to General von Hinden-(Continue^d on page 3). Move on Foot to Abolish Police Commissioners BILLETING AT SALISBURY Salisbury Plain, Jan. 2.--The artillery and (;a.valry units began billetting at the houses In the villages rouujd Ijout the r'laiii today, and much .' iB felt by all concerned, as |er conditions continue very bad. " d effect on the health of the makes the change urgently and it is felt that Ottawa press the complete adoption ^billeting system, len cases of spinal meningitis deaths resulting are reported edlcal officers. ready the ladles have forwarded 11 cases of clothing to the stricken districts. C. N. R. TO APPLY FOR EXTENSION OF TIME Ottawa, Jan. 2.-TJie Canadian Northern Railway Co., has given notice it will apply to parliament for an extension ot time for the extension of eastern as well as western lines. REDUCE LIQUOR LICENSES London, Ont., Jan. 1.-London voters today decided in favor of reducing the liquor llcenseg In the city from 26 to 20. Our Privy Council of Canada, to appoint, and 'we do hereby appoint, SUNDAY, the THIRD day 'of JANUARY next, to be, throughout our Dominion of , Canada, a day of Humble Prayer and Intercession to Almighty God oil behalf of the cause undertaken by Our Empire and Our Allies, and of those who are offering their lives for it, and for a speedy and favorable peace that shall be founded on understanding and not' .j, hatred, to the end that peace ahall endure, and We do invite all Our ^ loving subjects ^t}ir to set apart this day as a day of Humble Prayer and Intercession. 'ALL of which Our loving subjects and all others whom these presents may concern, are hereby required to take notice and govern themselves accordingly." of Almighty God will be invoked in Suggestions are being made to the commissioners that the police com- Session To Meet Feb. 4 pire, and of those who are offering George J. Jose�h Desbarats, Esq., mission be done away with. Mayor, their lives for it, and for a speedy and deputy minister and obmp-trolhr ol Hardie informed the Herald� ot this* favorabile peace that'shall be founded naval service, Canada. inornmg. He says, that a on understanding and not hatred, to Surgeon Major Geiieral Busrene number of citizens compla'n that the the end that peace shall endure. For Fiset, M.D., D.S.O., denuty minister commission is not suscejitible to cri-, these intentions, therefore," continues of militia and defence,'Canada. ticism, that they are under, no o'oli- ; Ithe Bishop, and for all who are sor- Edward Allan Granmim, Esti., re- gation to accede to, ot even to tjon- rowing and afflicted by.the war, and ceiver-general of Mauritius. sider the wishes of the citia ns, as- ; for the souls of all the faithful who  have .fallen in battle, special senices , shall be held. The sacrifice of the Ottawa, Ont., Jan. 2.-The ? Mass shall be offered with as much date of the opening of Parlla-, * f olj'owed by the >Wtany ot tbei, same to be recited In the vernacular.". Another feature of the St. Patrick's services tomorrow will be the reading ot Pope Benedict's first encyclical letter on the subject of the war. High Ivlass will be held at 11 a.m., and preaching service at 7.30 p.m. The ^services in the other churches are fully' catalogued In the church column. LT.-COL. GREENWOOD'S SON WOUNDSD IN ACTION they are an independent body, and 'have only the efliciency of the force, regardless of the cost, to coasider. -"They will pot dq away with the: London, Jan. 2.-Information has i commission >f I have anythipg to say been received here that Sec. Lieut E'rlo H. de Lotbinlere Greenwood, son of Lt.-Col. H. S. Greenwood, on the reserve list of Canadian officers, has been Mroimded. Se^c. Lieut. Greenwood graduated from the Royal Mill-tar.v College at IClngston-in 1913. Calit. J. Hamilton Stutobs; of the Canadian Engineers, has been jprom.ot-ed to a temporary captaincy la a corps of the Koyai Engineers. about it," said the mayor, '"I think they just want to have the police af-> fairs placed in my hands so they-caa-; force me to cut down the: strength.>3 They know they can't induce-the com-i*. mission to do it, and they thlnK'they=v'! might get. me to take the tesptfasi-'i 1 bility, but they would be fOpWti.'!''''v i , The mayor, says the mjyftferj^TfiU', 1 come up before the citizens'' -coitt. mlttee. - .- com;. 0584 01 ;