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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 13, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta mr m m WINNIPEG WHEAifi ,M�y .............139 mm WEATHER VOLUME vm. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. WEDNESDAY. JANUARY 13, NUMBER 27 RUMORED GERMAN RESERVISTS IN US. WILL AHACK CANADA CANADA BUILDS SUBMARINES AXE FALLS; EAoes VICIIMS Salary Cuts Amounting to Ab(>ut$3GpOMadeat Stormy Meeting DISPENSES WITH 2 SPECIAL TEACHERS 4" !"} ^ ^ ^ ,^ ^ VICKERS HAS CONTRACT i* -i- * * * * Will Build In All Twenty Under-water Craft Here iMontreal, Jan. 13.-A fleet of submar IneB for the British Navy Is under con-Btructlon In Montreal. An order for twenty under-water craft of the Eng-I'lBh design has been placed -yvlth the Canadian Vickers Co. of Montreal; and work ihas been starteG uDon ten of the boats.' The company ia a branch of the Ehglish shipbuilding firm of Vickers' Sons & fttaxim of England, which built the first dreadnaught and many other powerful boats for the Admiralty, It is said that the submarines have no relation to the order whlcb Charles M. Schwab secured, to which the Washington government objected as a breach of neutrality. German Reservists in U. S. To Attack Winnipeg on Jan, 27? Winnipeg, ]Man., Jan. 13.-Rumors are thick In Los Angeles' of a proposed raid on AVinnipeg by German reservists in the United States, January 27 Is the date set for the attack. So persistent are the reports/and sol in a knock-down numerous the phases tliat give colO'^, bolted together of probability to tliem, that Canadians ' ~" ' I spending the. winter In California are I taking the matter seriouslj^, and have sent messages to the Canadian government. The British Consul at Los With � the two new members of the SChodtjfotod. tests. R.Rmvid- has also been in commumca-son.anjd JWin Scott cn the onensiw j,^^ regarding the mat-agamst the - three old mem Ders f^om Los Angeles, Jan-Messrs. McKUlop, Hlginhotham and 4 tn a fripntl in Winnlnpsr a Wallace, one ot the liveliest meetings "/e [-kiown ^wiu'lpegger 'sa^f' in q[ the school management committee part- '-^ yet held took place last night in the "Several years ago I was able-to do that he was told by a detective that the Ijlans of the reservists was to ship as many trucks as they could near the Canadian border as quietly as possible, Svith the armor part in boxes state, ready to be to form . armored trucks. The expedition would then move to Winnipeg. B.C. Atao Threatened Toronto, Ont., Jan. 13.-The immigration officers at the tunnel station at Samia, Ont., caught a westbound German reservist, who was going from Ntew York to California, to which place he had a ticket. The man had been Instructed by the German Consul at New York to report at a certain city in California, where it is sup- that,all ni6otlBgs. should be'open, andificer to go to Winnipeg, which, he lieiwas.jBust!>ined by Mi. Scott. Mt. temafti",,. and^ ths- quesHon 'is still an open;(]8ipi;i.llhL� following� motion, fnade J^JtyMr. I>�S'SlWn�wa's >suppoEtod- -by Mt:  Soc.tti;tBfl�''mEeated, '^^m&gJ^ Kiilop .'-ind 'Higittbotham against;-, and Mr. .Wallace as. chairman casting the deciding vote : "That the press, be aJlowed to be present at all meetingsj committee and regular, or this board," , It had bcen;;igroed at previous'meetings of the committee, that all grade teachers forego' their increases this j'ear, and.thatthoSo teachers who hati reached the maximhm, suffer a & per cent, reduction.' Mr. Davidson said that he had opposed -this � action all throutfh- the campaign, and that evidently his: opinions were approved by the people; Consequently it was incumbent-upon him to move that the clause relating to this question, post-poiied-'until January Ist,'191.'), bo rescinded. MiSssrs. Scott and Davidson voted vin support of'the motion, and said, wasi the point, of attack, togeth-ler with port Arth,uR_jind Fort WlWlam, in,i.order ,tql;6Ut,''athe"g;rfi'lriaiid6ther 8upp]lesv||MlJ^�p-.pftint8i.' �e- said- the rcoruitinr officer told: him that there 'were no^ a^piit:;26;O0p! Germans in Wlnnieg.'and^virtiikllyiall armed, and 200,000 ik; and in', tff^eiate ihbv tos in' Lob Angeles were caU'ed. together to discuss' the situation, which conference took the matter up with the British iGonsul, and also sent messages to Ottawa. gktiiering Columbia. for an attack on British 96000 FOR THE BATTERY �secretary-treasurer's office. "The scs- ^ oTrm^ r'eTervllV ^^"r; gr^rfav" ' pp^ed >rt"t^e G:marrese;vittB.''^e sioa lasted from eight until twelve, and he In return.. called him up and salary' cuts aggrfegating close to j^at Friday to say he, wanted to see $1000 ^vere authorized, wbile the ser- him and to go to his place at once, vices b! two special teachers at sal- which I did. The burden of;Wstron- ariPB totalling � $2000 � were ordered blfe was that, knowing we had consider -dispensed ^i^lth alter April 1st, ^[aWe property Interests Iri Wlnnlpesr, The first question to engage the at- he wished to. warn, hlnj of impending Itention'of the meeting, was whothor danger, and take some steps to ^rt^ or not :the.'press, should he allowed tect our Winnipeg .property. This ?o rtmaln.'Mi Davidson maintained man was approached by a German of-tlBr  -"  ' NO MORE bir Cilffedrd. Footed Whei AS DISCOUNTS n Comes Out Flat- tervlewod ry in Gal- Sir Clifford S0ion, who was in Cal gary yesterday attend the annual meeting of the Natural Gas Co., in. formed a Calgary Herald representa-tie that gas consumers need not again expect. thcdlBcount on gas bills, which was discontinued In October. He said the expetose of keeping the people supplied with a flow of natural gaS, entailed the drilling of four or five new -wells yearly, and 35 cents was the lowest price under the circumstances. "WIS GERMANS LOSE 2iUBMARINES ^1 ^ .f. ^ !� .J. 4- I*,;;' r WERE SUNK OFF DOVER h -i- -i- -i- -i- * Turks Take Persian City of Tabriz in East Campaign Says Vancouver Deal will Shake Confidence of British Public Pay-Day Soon-Big Sum Paid Out Every Few Wieeks to Alberta Troops Pay-day for the Alberta Battery in, training here will be'within the next couple of days, when ?5000 will be disbursed. Captain Hllchie of Calgary will pay out some ?S7,000 in all. to. the troops tiaw in training in Al; berta. The writer of the. letter-also relates House. y.,S.. NAVAL ,PPQGRAM1V|E -iNCLUDES � TWO' BATTLESHJftSi Washington, D.G., 'Jaa-^lSr-A navy building.-programme of two battleships, six torpedo boat destroyers arid 17 submarine's >-as adopted and' in-oorpcrated. into the-Naval bill toda>^ by the House Naval committee. The MU was reported at once to the Raymond people Will Purchase Factory Rather than see it Move WANTSlFFENDERS TO J5E PUNISHED Dover, via London, Jan. 13, 4.45 p. m.-Two German BubmarlneE were to. d||y fire upon and sunk by the coast batteries of Dover, according to persistent rumors current in the city. The presence of hostile airships over the English Channel during the past night has been reported today from various points on the coast. These reports, however, have as yet not been confirmed. Turks Take Tabriz London, Jan. 13, 11.15 a./n.-^Reuter's Co. has received a dispatch from Its correspondent at Petro^rad saying that an advance detachment of the Turkish army has occupied the Persian city of Tabriz. Tabriz is in the northvv��tern part of Persia, and after Teheran It the largest city in the country, It is 100 miles to the east of the Turkish frontier. Germans Claim Gains but French Report Denies it Amsterdam, via London, Jan, 13, 4.31 p.m.-All ordinary passenger traffic was stopped today over most of the roads of Germany until January 18. The measure was taken to expedite the movements of troops and munitions of war, to which traffic the roads will be given over almost en-Paris, Jan. 13, 2:40 p. m. - The rain and wind storms, no iafantry.jMS-tivity has been recorded. "From the Argonne to th�MosaelIe there have been intermittttit artallery exchanges. "In the Vosges,. there have been togs and heavy falls of snovf," tiermans Claiming Victories Berlin, Jan. 13.-German victories in several engagements ontbe W�bt. front are announced in today's .state- N. T. R. IS President Chatnberlain of G. T. P. in Ottawa-^ Won't Talk French war pfTice this afternoon gave ^^^^ j^.^^ Office.. It 18 said out an oHicial announcement as lol- ^^3^^ 45,^ ^uj^g were -cortipened by ,V . X, J. German artillery to evacuate trench- "The unfavorable weather condi- gg near the Belgian coast la the tions which have persisted along al- neighborhood of Nieuport; and. that most the entire front have hindered attacks were repulsed at other points, operations. In Belgium there has been tjje capture of 1700' French in a storm in the Dunes along the coast, one instance. � Iiondon,, Jan; upon .the pdmin In this week;s li ^ The confide! in Canadian ed some shoplri.^^ lor two, butLitfaii ;is the wdrat'thai :the�-arti^p:;:!!^!,!! the pioce^^W' pasBi ;to be hop-edjthat: -A severe article Trust Co. appears le of "Truth." �pf .British investors irtaktags has receiv-[uring the past year 'le respects this case haa' ocburrea," says irlnci^41�*ip||ton ot ' av/�!f^'it)ut.:'lt":is mi^dedds will be'brought home, to some of the other responsibie directors ' and officers in Cana'dai It- will probably be found that go.far as the advisory committee ,in Ldriddii are concerned they were .themselves victimized." Raymond, Alta.>Jani 13.-The sugar factory situation is still hanging In the balance, and the latest advices from Utah are to the effect that at a meeting of the'directors, it.was.decided to either leave-the factory. In Canada, or move it to Layton,' Davis county, Utah. Meanwhile, a scheme has been launched)-headed by Ray Knight, Bishop J. W. Evans and others, for the purchase of'trtfjjianti providing the Knight Co. sees fit to move It across the line. The prospects ai?e now,much more encouraglna than a few days ago, and Ray Knight is-now deterrnlned.to hold the plant at alh lost. Mr. Davidson asked a't this junc-i . ��'...... . . � .. ... J----; Messrs. McICillop, Wallace antl Higin-bothaiu/ voted nay, � so the motion turo ifit had been the practice to record >. the way each member o� ..the board ." voted. Mr.. ' Higinbotham; .thought that-Mr. Davidsqn was play-.mg to. the grandstand, and said so,| Mr. ;Davidsoii replied that he had lio wish-to;;put-others on record, but that he wanted to go on record him-j self. On every motion. After the 'defeat, ot Mr. Davidson's motion, Mr. McKillop made tlie" following resolution, which passed unanimously: . , "Keferrlng to clause^ 10, that the report ot the scliool management cora-niittee.-dat^d .Sept. 8th, . 1914, and postpouodc'until .January 1st, 1915, be; rescinded, and the following sub-utituteH'thcrelor.i: That Mr. Gamoron, prindijial of Galbraith school, be asked to-forego his increase o� $100, and tliattljo salaries, of.; Mr.. Stewart, J)rinclpal- ot Central school, and o� � C. B. Bramdowi principal of Fleetwood BclioDl, bc;;reduood.'. to $1500 (from $1600), each." In refeardiLto.the.vhiBh school toaoh-ersytlie following nioticiyiason .broiight.,thi8 question �.a .w^a:i^Q'iDiuiuo.;Oi'U4yii,:: 111., was .uvitieuij. \ ,  ioT him 'tlmt he >vas' pot gotting the ^deslrptUresults. In the disc)ission it DrM. Clark at Wesley Tonight The people of Lethbridge will tonlgh't have the unique opportunity^ of listening to an address on a subject wiiicn is of outstanding Intel est at the present time. The . fareat war wm ue hanaicct at tne Auditorium of vvesiey cnurch by Or.'Micnsel Clark, ivi.r'. bfum hia intimate acquaiutaucs wttn its -preliminary piiasca, which his po-. aition'has given nim, it is needless . tO'say that Ur. (Jlark will bring to : his'subject a mastery of'fact and detail. These v/ill be the more in-. terestlng^from the fact that they will be dressed In oratorical lan-guage-whlch has made the speaker tamous throughout the Dominion, of. Canada. iVIoreover, the address will gain In power through Its intollectual grasp by a man who is recognized as a thinker and student of affairs, . -It'has been said that those who have lived In Canada all their lives, and are separated by thous-. ands- of miles from the scene of the "great strife, are not able to sufficiently grasp Its algniflcance. Dr. Clark has IIved In the Dominion and in. England, and so is In the happy position of being able to gauge his subject-from a nearer and from a further standpoint. People in ;the Old Country have . had many c'pportunit'leG of listening, .to'i;tne views of men- of affairs, and the war as it is, and, - what It means, has been placed before-them, If It may be so put, officially. Lethbridge has that op-po-tunlty tonight. :� The :phair will: be taken by ';4Mayor Hardie, and musical num-.i bfrs wvli form part of the pro-' gramme; In the region of Nieuport and near Ypres the. French artillery directed an effective fire in the earthworks off the enemy; "On' the. Aisne, to the north-east of SoissOns,:fighting arpiund "Spur 182" continued .with great severity all day January 12. The. Germams brought considerable force into the engagement. ' � '. "The fighting here continues, he-':Mondry""janii�ry'll,'ovlBF7T^^ tween Soissqns  and Berry-Au-Bac g^nt. The following offlceraiWBre ap-shells;from;,om.-artillery caused . ex-" - - -----''" �"----------- -.,...�iw_-�"I'i'.'-:i..',.''..--.ii''..jM*.�--_:4. .__ In the war with Russia there are no new d'evelopments o^ consequence.. PURPLE SPRINGS NOW TALKING IRRIGATION, Purple Sprlnes, Alta., Jan. ,J2,-rrAt a reorganization � meeting of 4\}^-( -3�%?^ lof Trade heid in Hudsdji'sl-hBll ^rf" plpsiiSn'sat � sVv^r^l 'ditJere^^ -points in tho mi4sit'*cl.^l>.?tteries df?Mi6 .enemy. '-"In-Champagne, from Reims toi the Argontte, .tliere were yesterday e>x-oeedin^ly violent -artillery exchanges. "Inx-rtihe region'9I Souain,-the aid-vanoe position..^ covering the blockhouse located'^'the-north' of the the Beausejouc farni is still in our hands,'.and we.have set up a tr�nch distant "sixty yards from the' German trench. "In the -Argonnq'.there hive been 'the meeting. pointed: C. B. Hill, presld'rinfwiPeorgB; :A. .O.anfQCt]i>,,QharIeB M.. Scitttdau. and w. -J. Rombough, �v-ifeppfpsMSSSi?;''"" W. Treece, .secretary^ of Irrigation was broilittt "aifi a: cussed'at some length:'-a1so'Uie ques-; tion of hay to enable farmers to wln-r ter their stock was fuUy" gon'e' into; It was also decided that we. holtl: a' monster meeting sometime in Febru. ary to discuss irrigation, when we hope to (have with us ,Boine good men 'from the irrigation district to address Times Suggests Dacia Should be Taken by Briiish A recoritifpicture , ,-,ceot fI(iht|nQ;l h.osp al^ate lin'thp re- ) London, Jan. 13.-:Th� Times, cpm-mentlng on' t)ie transfer'of the Ham-'hurg-Amerlcan liner 'Dacia- to American registry says thai .while business; men would Ul^o to all considera-' tfdp pbiislblofffhown'.to'the U, S.; ov(n�re, tl�"vJew' is';. frankly express editbatHhe allied natjotis ought not Ifto^recogniM^he',transfer,-jt being fib-... ------------�:laV;-and'thatijttip THE ''SCRAP OF PAPER' MAN or- mm Ml mi Ottawa, Jan. 18.-B. J. Chamberiaiit pre^dent of the a.TJ.pMCompaaled by W. UvrntgAr, sen�ra!l couuel ot. the Oimnd Trunk, arrived la th� capiw^ aia've to be approved iby the governi--'^^,.,.(3 meat, as yfeW as ,by parliament. J ^id ' It is said the changes made in ^Ws'^^fi^ i7eBr:after: tlie ^uicesBionnOf/th^Sp'fS^V.-^^^ *-ga�e^jiBaeiit aam6 into'^':&'5#�r.' iai ling ma'd^ tfie ibasls of demabds'- for' modifications br- the company^' Wlilchi: points out that the road as completwlV is not of the high �tandBrd''agrl8ed"^tof in the contract made with he'late ad-' ' j-^ ministration. > Under the.terms of the agreement/ f_ the ' Q.T.P. after seven' years must pay 3 per cent, on the cost-of-'cbn-^' \ Btructlon. The cost of the road large-ly exceeded the estimates, and' If .; modifications are demanded this'wlir. .9 ,be urged as reason why new cone^ssx^ stons should be made to the company,^, 7^ - ... ''J'^-X^'^^&iSB^' No Need of Alarm, Over the Health of [� Canada's Troops London, Jan.. 13.-In'view of th� alarming / reports concerning rth^ health conditions, of ; the Qanadian troops at Salisbury, Plains lit was suggested. to.tCol. Jones,: chief of the medical staff, during: an inteiview that:a definite stateinent-might allay many of. the fears arising out of such reports; Beyond - the statement that the percentage of sick now in the bc�-^ pital'was 3.a, and that an epidemic of mild influenza prevails. Colonel iJones refused to discuss the matter or? to'Impart, any further informatloni Another medical olTicer, m condemning' the author of the exaggerated stones, expressed the opinion that a semi-oflicial denial or statement through the press would be better than tlie present reticence, as hinted -t. things would be proven less black ! than they had been painted. '�: Let US. Have ? a Suzeranity iM in Palestine Lonhon, Jan. 13. - The Chronrcle cd.torially su^^ts that'tfie u;*.,?.'" s ,. may e.entually be called upon to'ei-' tercise a sort of suaeramty over Palt ' estme. ; .:. v;'. ��[^��'.''ii-, ',.'�;:. .'::,;?Ei^v'Kft;^ "When victory crowns :tbe,*slmtter,.<';. ot the allies," it lays, �tbe domn'pt ,; the Ottoman empir�-wiir bei'sealM; '.i^^ What IS to become of Palestine�Jj*t � "it is one of the great crimea-.'ol' , history that the cradle of .Chriltlauei f ity should for centuries halve-Leenfa figrt of thedoniinion'-df a'poniOM ikm people..^ Wheoi il�,,Tialtd&i),aw)�t%^'i ami whatsis ttf take bisrpiiS'?li^MiS� jpo.wers.'jj ;