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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 5, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta FAGE FOUR j. Tiro DAILY in'2iuu> HUDAY, JANUARY 5, fteralfc PAIL Y 'A N p w'e e K u Y, s r Subscrlpltofi Rates: pally, delivered, per Veck pnlljr, Delivered, per year 55.00 by mall, per year Wecfcljytj per year by uiall. per year to U.S., J2.00 TELEPHONES Business-Ofllco EdltorlaUOff.ce -W- W. A. Durhanan John pjanaylrjp Director DaLca of eiplry ot subscriuUons ap- pear df'lj'.on Brtdrcss tnco of pupers'titter expiration, data U I; eur authority lo continue Lhs-Eubscrfp- Hop.- Your KJng and Country nefd you V 'right howl ,THE PROGRESS I; OF THE WAR President Wilson will make on' Is said, to prevail nyoi o allies to bring out their terms n :ace, and lo bring ahout peace nl-jword wilh (he version appearing In geilitT. That his effort will Includoitbo IfasserCs, absolutely, too .bio LO llio cilk1 iUo allies, but In iopo ihal their refijeal would Hay. llio grqwhiK discontent of tho Ivll population of Germany. He nlso gohcd lo Q refusnl lo rr-.'alo a revul- sion of sentiment among neutral peo- ple in favor o( Germany, strong ci'ough En tho T'nltcd States lo pre- vent any risk of thai country oulorlng lie war. Hut Count von Hemslortt's nllmnliou of President Wilson's con- templated note precipitated German action, nnd llic chancellor went before. (he Reichstag on December 12 with his-now fa Dions fpc-pfh and Immedi- ately afterwards io the four neutral nations representing German interests In the entente no I Ions, Ihe proposal lo 'open peace negotiations. This entirely changed tho situation at ton, lut. Ihc president ulli inately made 'up mtnil to forwavd lie nrcrxJFal to Lho allies without com. nieht, and at the pome Iliuc to follow Ibo course ho haJ already mapped out Ibe Untied Tliis he did on December 'IS before (ho British pre- iaier spoke In iho House of Commons ip.tjio r.ffrct thai the only lonns on which peaco was'possible were com- pjelij reparation and effec- tual guarantees the future. Th'e tirllcle states most y that Hie first, explanation cif "Ihe" president's "note given by Sec rotary of Stalo Lansing was rvoid (or 1IOWTOMMY ATKIXS THIS WAH ST stopping of the .shipment of munl- "lions to bo'.LiEeiCul. powers Is I'ed. The London papers point uut tiial "this would bo in reality an act of war lln.dlsauSse.. A. favorable opporlunliy for Iho nllles to stalo iu pla'n terms their objects in the war made by refusal to follow Wilson's leaj n asking a peace conference. The Rumanian province of Dobrudja that H was a correct statement of Ihe prompted (ho president to issue Iil3 Hole to the belligerents But the Interpretation placet! upon UK terms of Ibe statement in Bnancla circles leJ.lo the near panic on thi Stock Exchange, and the develop allots threatened (o become even niorrf serious. Mr. Lansing then con suited' yrllb .-iber president and road Js now practically all Iu the bands of ;.hi3 second. BtatcncuL esplaining Iba Uie Teutons, end the cap'ure of no; (be. neutrality policy o i-Malchln bridgeTiead ends ihe defence he Unlied States was Intended. Th bl that particular territory. This re- l-'ijent capture brings the Teutons nearer ia Bralla, their latest objective. With s objective gained it Is likely Lhe ..Russian lines west of the Danube will withdrawn. In the mounlain re- ligion of the Rumanian front the Rns- ns have had some success, captur- 600 prisoners and a quantity of I ;.Tar material. rld-says -that oren If Preslden son-ls compelled to sever relation wltfc (Jenoany, he .will continue lo d Terjl'blnjj to avoid Jjcln rawA into (he war. Uiit- the nex ,h'ree" inonihs, It'adds, will be th most critical, for the United Slates o .he whole van PRESIDENT ACTED What's in a name! Kitchener "to changa oact to Berlin. According a special article put- tho New Tort World, a :itrong supporter of President "Wilson his electoral campaign and closely liV touch Tvilli Ihe Whita House, hla of December IS has been mis Ivnlerpreted twin. Iu ilic United States abroad to a degree that has ed. the federal executive If-iuch embarrassment. The story It io tell Is of eitraordiDary inter Itst. and. If accurate, again remarkable efficiency of the Ger .secret service. In'brief, its If 10.1 ON t CITY Follow ilg la n of Iho niucli- discna.-cd' report rniidu Uy Mayor lurdlo, I lion Supt. Hurdle 0[ tho JalL the cliy ou Junu 2J, Betting forlli thu couUU.lou PICKED UP PASSING hiskey famine In five years" a. jieaiUme-r-rlt might be .--Svith a-high- birth rate and a low dcalb rale Lcthbridga'a populalioii isn't going to stict around the ihat Mayor Hardle fall'a special meeting to deal with the. mJnD purchase Js one he ehouid seriously consider. 'Probably King George Is consider Thos. Pinch, 'formerly ol Chesley, OnL, is dead, at B. C. This year's" Dry Fanning Congress will be held at-Peorla, Illinois. Dr. Hamilton liable, 'associate ed- itor of (be Net York Outlook, is dead. The only son ol Harry" Ladder, the amous comedian" 'was killed In ac- 535.000 damage was. done-by fire lo the factory' of llie Crown. Hat Co., at Gait. Lient.-CoL J. 'B_ Pym, former In- ipcclor of small arms. In Canada Is dead. Desk Sergeant..i William 0'Donncll of. the Stratford polica force resigned. He had been in the service orcr 30 years. Robert Keadham, 51, years'oi age, a farmer OL SummeryUle, who was on a visit lo relatives "in Gait, died sud denly on the'.street. thai ''n IhVlatler psrt c: changing els tille to that of King od beginning of December evidence, Cc-nrga ot England and Emperor ol ''ceumulatcd that Germany had ceased' jb respect the pledge with-regard to la .conduct of-submarlne .warfare, had rom Eejenty to eiebly submarines of larger-'and more powerful K of coDatructioo. and was about, i the, campaign jflrainst mer- in an even more mllilesu .nner than ever before. It also he- known that the commander of jjo U-boat-which sank ihe.steamer not only escaped punish JLenL but had received the Order.oi I'imr Le "Merlle, the highest decora- u In tbe gift of Ibe Kaiser. in'December, the World story a naJorlLy of President I'jtilsou's cabinet became convinced" The-school attendance keeps ntrc'asinsr: school accomraoda-] lion is lie neit einense the citizens c.onsider. Word Tvas received aif St Thomaa rora 'death there o Hobert A. formerly a wel known Pere neer at SL Thomas. itayor Hardie should not take 'It for granted that the ratepayers of know as much abpul coal mines, and coal mining. 1C 'the? Vs-fc foolish questions, let him not' be -peered. They psy him to answer thctni Battery was highly praised yesterday by the headnnarters staff Jng.Ir. ,The Battery has a fine Jal events lo come would make It! Alloys and wanla 150 more on the government to take; of too earner It's a good unit lo bo i-associated with. How about a litlle in ore aid-from Lbe citizens In bring SG of- the elevation1 to Ui tieocn al Hugh; E. Rose, ot the fin oi Fasfeen, Hose, ihe legal.firm'.of'ibat name ha been >L K. 'Cowan, K.C of the firm, has.sererfiil nis crmnec Lion with it, and ivlll office in Toronto. Sir Thomas of t Tororitoysafd fhat'increaset production and decreased Llon had resulted'in" "completely r versing the F.O Iba Canada's surplus'ot exports over im ports is more sufficient to pa Lbe interest -on. her' foreign indeb edness, which has'. increased su" atanliaily since, tbe puthreali of tb lie line of action threatened in. Lhe, Is, sever relallona IJth'thc. Gennaa empire altogether. 1 yesident Wilson was more than ever Lo keep Lhe United Stales it of war, acd also realiied thai Lhe of diplomatic relations )uld be followed by the commission acts by Germany that must InevU- ing It-lip lo s ly lead to war. He had also given, Plenly ot points on the division bave "committee on (orelgn rela-. bnsbels In store In their ele- fms to understand that an actual; valora. Ths Calgair Ncwa Telegram jeak 'with Germany wourd not be! says Lbe "ruih" to their elevator didn't ide before placing all the facts be-1 start till 15. It. This was the juncture which" President AVilHon- has tentative agreed with administration, leaders congress oa a, bond Jaaue to me _______ part of the treasury; deficit whlc jconfronts ifie g'orci.amcrit1 fop t, The Calgary Internal elevator, vcar eoillns J.une 30, W1S, bushels, has handled; timated at about Wl secretary of thej McAdc ihe president Is working on olh plans for raising aildlllonal They are undc'ralood to'concern L income tax, an Inheritance lax a special taxes on Internal leveuue and Imports. bushels of grain since Sept. 1. In one day there were loaded in the L_etbhridge division busliela. I President Wilson to pat Into effect project for some lime In itjon, Ihat of E ending a circular lenolo ESklng tbe helligercnla lo 1 1 6 tbeir ohjccla in and Ihe on which they would be so decided, an appropriate mate peace. Having so decided, H_' Is 'd; .while awaiting __________ jnvcnt to put the plan into eiecu- hU'intention became known to the German ambas- i Immediately sllualion would bring 1 should take place wlLhi PJ i uucH. of the mitia at that llmu. Tlio report ma Jo after Llio niluo was L on a lit by the t city, Mayor llardlo says' 'properlv Inlcriirctcd, I am prepared .0 back nil every word lu H.1' The Report LethbrldEC, Alta., June 21, IPO'.'. M. ItaLch, Esii- C'lialrnian Special Commit tec Clly Coal Mine. Kir; As por your reciuesL 1 vlelled and cnrcfuUy examined tho tunnel or entry recently drive n In I lie Gait scam south ot tho old Xo. 9 drift, opcnej by the A. II. nnd I, so IwQuLy (20) years ago, and found It In Ju very salisfactovy condition. H lina been driven and Limbered In a workmanlike manner. It ts 5lxC feet al the crown oi Uic timber. narrowest pnrt of !lic entry and tb over scvan (7) feel wide on tho coa rlbbs. Tho entry or tunnel is driven fu the- Tower bBiicli ofvlhe Gait scam sufficient of the slrnta hav ing1' beon taken, out lo niake a clear height under th'e timber, of over five (5) feel and Inches; The. lop beiich of.llio Gait scam Is left. up for a rcvf. TLIs lop bencli of coal makes an cicellOQl roof and normal- ly requires very litlle timbering. Tho sides of the entry at tlie present Lime are solid anil In good shapo lut lha "back's" or VclealB" of the Gait seani are very regular and when the air, has played on thu sides for a timo (be coal dislnUcgrates so (.hat it fall off in large chunks at the sides but this can only bo taken care of Binder careful Inspection from Lime I to Lime aud timbered when in Iho' 'judgment of a compatont man timber is required. This Is the practice In Lhe Gait mines, and on account of 'Cvcrnl falls-In Uinm UuL these cati bo'inoro chcp.uly cti'uued or vorkctl round, than can Irlll. The mouth or t'Jttranco to this Irlft Is l In and HIV unifies Imvo drifts mJ entries ba driven. The- Johit I want to nmho Is tlut No. l) 5 Iho centra of. Hie oulcroji of tlie ctly's area, and will produce juoru coiil with leas ccfit than, any new .ocallon thai cut) Iio solocted, If llio new tunnel or entry U uiil- Ircrt tp sUul wllli caru should bo Iu' locating tlio IraniWHy Lo ECU thai It. IB' with a view to Grain Broker s Directory eventually lituulllnB coal from No. vc No. ilrlfl Is nt ft lower olcvullon than the new .There Is a consldcrAblc dip aL or No. 5 Unit la which Is acemnu'iiluiL If thn'rc. is a fault lion) IL will also eventually cross HLC entries (n tho It inlelU .wise at this Blago of this report (o'audio a yart ot Lho which ilio now tunnel STRONG mm GRAIN and Commies ion Ojr ortfunlzallon. it your njrvko nnd wllli eipcr- lonco cuu ssfbly lu gflt you the beal prtcea for your at any lime and fW nay gradn or kind of (rain. ivai.ilrlvoiii ontry so t will timber ui> tlio as remier Hughes of Auslr'alla will! (or rooms, crosscuts, etc., is unablft to attend the. Imperial War the only practical way. L. O. Gcnesl, gpheral storekeeper C.P.H. westGrn Lines at peg. He was 2. native of.MonlreaL The salary of the mayor of Medi- ae Hal has been fixed at for 17. The alderman, will receive.lea liars a meellng. C. C. of JlaVlfait; BUC- eeda Lhe late UeuL Governor ilac- en, as a the1 .Jtoyal ank. J. H. ocialist leader: In ewcastle for the. legislaLurij lo. sue eed Patter appbin.ted a. ember ol Lhe The thickness of the lower bench as usually mined for the trade Is about 2 feet 6 Inches here and is llic very best coal the fialL ceaoi fords. Under thb 'bench of excellent coal there are a bed of poor qunUly ot two thin seams of fairly good coal all together intl making, with the Hood caal, total thickness ot four (4) Ceet under tie top coal or roof. automatic chain grale stokers anrj a sufficient margin of grate sur- face (all of wlticli 1 understand will be in the now plant) the tolol thick- ness will muhfi a-very good steam fuel, K the- coal is mined in this way It will be-very much more chenp ly ruined. If only the good excellent "con! of the loiver hench-1- Is ruined llio miners will 'require a Eounj Umber sole La tie not riiure titan" Uircc (3) feel ccnlres1, apart conslstlna oi n uooni four (-1) Inoher-by" sjx Inchca In dlineu- elons and two props or rounil tlmlierj not ICES than Indies In dln-l iticler. al--tho (small end -with. such'! lagging be required all BUclv tlmliura iflumii." Tlju abo'vo yart pf Ihe C'onLracL! has, 'noL: been etriclly coinpHoil wilh hut'I consider tho error "is in the, Contract requiring1 "all ihe work donol kills 'as 'much IhaL under ihe lop coalTOoC il would -bo n waste of; tlniuer to-comply with the Contract, l If this timber, had been imL up where' L is iiovv" U'fL o'yl It would have, most! Ihely been necessary to'remove it 1 pr-tlia-purpose of making cross cuts i nrt room necks later on. i Section 13, Suli-Seollon 2 and "C' 'forth" Ihe requirements [hcv. 'Coal Minos "Act" ro Ihe mirio which are that Lhe mine'' mult be under the daily charge of a'j Pit'Boca holding a government certi-j "uuloes jiennlssioii IB given by I the mlntsLer pf Publlu Works that! Iio operations underground may bo under1 Llic Xcihnrgc at a r'Eori khuwiv lo-llic Iiisncctor." Lhe ComncusnMon Act, not lo riinfk the hntnaDitarlan side o'f (he quostloii. il would bo nil- Vlsable La -'ijelect a gooil raaii thftl has a pertiflcatc froiii Ihe govcrn- mcnl to'.taiie1 care of the work. Mr. Jlugb'Scolt, ah employee of has a Pit' Uoss'. cerlificato and! 1 know him' :iic necessary' experience'- dnJ' other qyaHficationgi that lit L Edwin auj John Lieut. J. R. Cornelius, .Brantfprd, ric.G shell-shockeJ in.- the or, has been promoted to-a, cau.Uin.-: y, and apuiinled to a slafi.'pbsUioa t BramsLoti. ._ An adv'ertlsement prinUd In a gravel to make a secure roof, but th> top coal left up for the ad-i vanclog rooms: can all his recovered! when (lie pillar coal. -Tho total liiicJiiigsis good top' and bottom aDout fillips Hie position' aud. feel .qulle he were given, full chnrec ol your mine ihaL He wDuUr'give "pertuct Eatisfactioii. Coal ijia'es Act" seciion 10 and Vub-'sectiDii ;lb) rcijuiros that.. Ihe two openings shall be ,at least ono jmndrcd feet apart.' In this conncctiQ'n on. .the blue :print here- with' I have in red. pencil, HEA.D OFFICE, or our cxptnai If you have grain We can 'casure you't ha beat prfce the markot vicHI standianci, give XQU coifrteoLiK- service and prompt N. T. MANAGER LETH BRIDGE OpKICE SHERLOCK hfeught." outrlRlfl.or hauillc.d 'pn CoipiulBsldn. RETURNS' as Tccelyctl. t.''.''