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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 16, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME \in. LETHBRID6E, ALBERTA; SATURDAY, JANUARY 16, 1915 A GOOD TARGET FOR BRITISH AND FRENCH AIRMEN The greatest disadvantage of the Zeppelin is Its enormous size and the size of the ah^d'"which is neo'esSnry to house it, which prove' easy targets for adventurous airmen, &s. tHe recent raids on Cuxaiaven, Priedrickshaten and Busseldorf have shown. � WHEN INDIAN AND CANUCK MET At Salisbury. One;of the first pictures to reach this country which shows Indian and Canadian soldiers side by side. The picture shows the orderly sergeants of a Canadian and Indian regiment conversing m MILLERS HIHFIiEIGH RAMM CAS Shipments to Crawford Bay liow Cost 23 C^nts as Against Former 35 Gent Rate-General .Reduction Helps Millers > OttawA'i'f'Jan. 16.rhe RaUway Board, has de- compl4l^l!� of; the - T�y}io^'S^m3tiV'!/Ai Elev"alteF?'Oo.-, ' Ii^hbriage;'( AliiertaJ' . a'lm-i� to- a, rafe' on tot  cdmplitoy .'atat; ing: ' . > ' "We figure thatt.ibis station should be in the Nelson' group and take a rate'ot 27 cents;o�Iiethbndge, being a through-rate which applies Irom all points from Kootenay Landing up as high as KaslOi": , � . The position taken by the com-conipany, -says the - judgmeat, was PRINCESS PATS WIN IN BRILLIANT CHARGE Italian Militia Does Fine Work in'Quake Zone Rome, Jan. 18.-^Rescue and xeliet work, is being pushed . with feverish haste in the earthguake-stricken dis-, tricts of Italy. Thousand . of: soldiers are on the ground at work digging out and burying the victims,and caring for the survivors. The need of the latter, of whom there are thousands upon thousands, homeless and generally penniless, is urgent, and the people;. from the King down,  are doing all I sent far greater conflict. London, Jan. 16.-"Tliere is good news for the Princess Patricia and the people of Canada ^n the account whioli the Daily Chronicle correspondent sends of the Canadians' debut In actual war," says tonight's Pall Mall Gazette. Trench after trench, we are assured, fell before them as tliey charged along through the mud, siioutlng "For Canada and Old England!" and plying tlieir bayonets rigiit, left and forward. They are said to have gained over a mile, and to have lost only two killed, with 14 wounded. It all reads like a very brilliant display, Indeed, worthy of the men who gained fresh renown for Canada at Paardeburg, which will, we are sure, be worthily consolidated in the pre- posslble to alleviate their condition. The cofld weather, which continues, adds to the terrible aufferinss, and temporary buildings of wood are be-, ing erected as fast as possible to house the homeless. The list of dead can gtlU oaly be estimated, but from what is known it is believed that at.Ieast 20,000 persons perished, and twice that number were injured. Aveazano, with iprobably 10,000, and Sora.'iiivlth 4,000,dead, were the toeav-leBt>8urferprfl.,:^ThQ; other ,vlotlmB, are oreditpdi t^.^tie t)icee score: or mdre of to^ns^andr villages 'that' felt. the effects of the shoo|tg. . � ,.� , . Two-?artmltans m;Otnersare Seribusly III Ottawa, Ont, Jan. 16..7-TheL fpUpw-ing casualty list f^eVg',men of,; the Canadian .Kxi)editipiiaty-. force :are'; announced .Dy the MUitla:?departi&ent: Dead.-^j'anuary .15,..Private Henry mmm mmsm ham, England. the lake taken'by barge to Pioctor'and transhipped at. Proctor^ by steamer to Crawford "Bay, Under these circumstances,,' the company claims that the only ibgalrate from Lethbridge was the rate to Proctor and Nelson, 27 cents, plus the Jocal mileage, eighth class rate, of 8 cents per hundred pounds from. Prcctorimakmg - total of 35 cents. The company's position was tenaWe in view of the fact that the published tarifls did not contain January 15; Private ;Wm. Henry Gardner, 13th Battalion, at ;No. 1 General Field Hospitail, Netheravon,- of pneumonia; next-otrkin,> Mrs.- Sarah Gardner, 15 West street; Grove road, Walthamstow, Ess.ex, England.. , Seriously III At No'. 1 Canadian General Hospital, Netheravon: Private .Wra. Henry Coulter, depot company A.M.C., cause not reported; Major-Qeneral 8am Pleased Port Arthur, Ont., Jan. 16.-"Fine! fine!. It'G Just what I expected of them," said Major-General Hughes, this morning, when the newspaper men told him on his arrival here from the east, of the peWormances credited to the Princess Patricias at; Ua-basse. The General's delight was exceedingly keen, and he wanted every detail. London, Jan.. 16, S.Ofi a.m.-The Canadian regiment at the front has dis- the: Daily Oh: in northeast" The Qemi) says, "baid men againsty^ front.'? Mudr, line to'holdi? ly even untirji hurried up f: ' tingulshed itself-In a stirring bayonet charge at a. pla,cfe .near Ypres, known as ."Dead: Man'^fj^alley," according to lOle's correspondent ic'e. , ithe, correspondent a , great mass of spot on the British !d the thin British b honors were hare-'Canadian regiment _ 4the rear. Suddenly there was neard a roar of voices, and a long line of siouoh-hatted men with fixed; bayonets rushed forward with--the^battle cry, 'For Canada and Old, England!' "T|ie *OermJiii;� bro'Ke before the charge, wilrfcli.'carried everything before it. Tren'oh.after trench fell, and the Canadlansrdid not cease until the Germans � brought up their artillery. The ground gained extended over a mile in front.  . "The bayonet dliarge of the Princess Patricias/.scarried everything before it. The Germans tried vainly to drive them bankj- but It fell when the Canadians madctheir grand attack. Their flight v.-^s. contagious, and trench after>tiiB�Bh fell, � "Those fine ^tohletlc fellows from the Dominion>i^OP of the battalion possessing mjij^Hs : for previous war service, hore everything before them, using their bayonets with gusto, and it was not until the Germans brougiit their artillery into play that the victorious pursuit was stayed. "A corporal, who was sent to the rear, suffering from frostbit*, and who tdld the story of the splendid charge, declared the ground gained extended over, a mile, which is some thing of a gain in these days of bat ties for a hundred yards." No Doubt of Report Ottawa, Ont., Jan. 16.-Though no doubt is expressed hero at the authenticity of the report that the Princess Patricians have been engaged brll'-liantly at the front, no official Intimation has been received here, either as to the actldn or list of casualties. It is to be remembered that all casualties are communicated to the next-of-kin before helng made public. TO BREAK FATHER'S WILL iLondort, Jan. 16.-Hihdley Beattie, son of the late Major Beattie, M.P., has retained E. A- Lancaster, K.C., M. P., in,the legal action he is taking to break his father's will. The plaintiff, who is the only child, was cut oft with an allowance of $100 a year in the disposition of an estate of >130,000. RUSSIANS AWy^ QiiiBEN TURKS MARCHING ON * ^ "V - * 'f * -^^ ALLIES WIN ARRAS Wheat Breaks and Bulls are Caught; A Five Cent Drop Chicago, 111., ,Tan. 16.-Wheat dropped five cents in the first 15 minutes of today's session of the Board of Trade, on reports that a: congressional movement was on foot to nrohlblt exports. May wheat closed at 145 yesterday, and sold down to 140. � In Winnipeg Pit ------- Winnipeg,, Man., Jan,, 16.-^Wheat prices subsided this morning -with a titanic flop, and while the hears danced In ecstacy, the bulls were :cofwed beyond description. In the first seven minutes the drop in MayvWheafc-was-S cents per bushel,, but it .was evident that the bears were not to have mat-: ters all their own way. The next few minutes saw the bullb'rallying to the charge, and- a recovery .'from low points of 2>4 cents was;madev. Easiness again set in, .and at ten,o'clock the gain was 1% cents over-:the. low point. There were ~iio' acceptaiiceB overnlgflit for yesterday's; ivoffej'ings, and this caused the brea^J ing. . , _ ii J ^� CAPTAIN . D. ,0. ..C. . NEWTON Of Montreal, Killed in action wlth'i Pat's Pets. Captain Newton joined;?; the Patrlciaeat Levis one week before,* they sailed. He was captain of No., 3,\, Company. During the Lord Grey reg-,, Ime he was an A.D.C. at-RIdeau hall^vi' and acted as A.D.C; to the Duke.of^^:-: Connaught on several ocoasions, r.Hi^f i#i% ' %' ' Tbla order, sent out from the de- ; partment of Immigration^ is.;TO^ched|,-for by J. Bruce Walker, �wtoo la'^pay-11 m any true rate to Crawford Bay, un-1 next-of-kin, 'Hilda -Coulter, ;Elmshurstl dcr -which circumstances tbe.combin-! AigTnurir, nni.nt;- o^i -, atiou of the Proctor rate, plus the local, was the. true rate called for by the tarlBs filed. :"0n further consideration of the whole matten it became. apparent that in the .development of the principles laid down ^y the board in the so-called western caise, . a new tarltt would' have to be Silod covering wot only Crawford Bay but the entire territory which would reasonably be considered in -connection with the movement; of mill stuBs from IjOth-bndge., "A.'mileage tani!;; carrying out the principles of'the western rates' judgment has. since been filed by the company,., tlie tariit: becoming elToctive on the. first.instant.. In lieu oC; the rates complained,'afiainst from Letji-bridge, this tanll! :is a mlleaEC one and as Crawford Bay js shown on the company's-official distance tables, it, with other ports ;, of call, takes itlie rate appropriate to its mileage, with .the' result that- the rate complained ,of' from liethbrfdee to Crawford Bay ot 35 cents now becomes Alameda County, Gal, I Private Thomas D. Rose, 4th Battalion; ,With duodenal. ulcer; next-of-kin, Mrs. Emma Hose, .87 iPort street, Brantford, Ont. r At Bulford Manor Hospital: Private Hartley Chase, -12th Battalion; cerebro-spinal '-meningitis; next-of-kin, Mr. Edward - Chase, Pred-erlcton, N.B. . - .  ; Lanee-corporar >Thomas-- Gerrand, 5th Battalion, of , men.Ingitis; next-of-kin, David Gerrand,::M'ineota", -Man. Private Wm. Goodyear,-t3th. Battalion, meningitis;; next-of-kin, Mrs. A. Goodyear, Windsor , lane, Knares-boro, Yorks, England.'/. DACIA PROBLEM ACUTE Britain Would Have to Seize London, Jan. 16.-r-Out of the state of virtual deadlock, which for weeks has existed in the east and west, there have sprung during the past few days, military events of more importance than followers of tbe war expected at this time. - They - are^ briefly: � l The Russian offensive towards new points on the frontiers of East Prussia and Posen; The fighting at Selssons; The expected Turkish advance on Egypt; . . The plans for a renewed-attack on Servia by combined Austro-German forces. To the west of Warsaw, large German forces,are still concentrated, hut they .are-not gaining ground, and it is thought likely that the fighting which Will develop as a result of the new Russian movement may, for the tlnie being, overshadow the previous battle for the Polish capital. It is even suggested that Field-Marshal von Hindenburg, held Jn check Tlie following from .purple Springs 'i�gi,Bthbri4ie his tlrst vttitift�!:,?th(B|^f -points, such as the. scattering of a and presented my claimxto Wm. Sal-j t^*** l"*" ^^'�'od ltt>the;m^dB.{itt^^^ regiment that was; about to re-assem- i vage, he being the government � agjitlit ble, causing an explosion in a German at that place. He mad0 dut my Papr battery, and the destruction of field ers and then asked what ^erohaiit'J works. ! would like to trade Witt. I replied ."In the Argonne, there wasyester- t^at I was: desirous of'..'trading 'with: day a'rather determined artillery at- t. R. Hudson, my home,',fiierchant;,^^ , , ii. tack on our positio.ns'at Fontaine Ma- Mr. Salvage flatly 'rfefUsed-my loan-t.^y. ^^J^- .u A . �, ,r ""less I would haVe my^, papers diawi^'*;^!^3^^^ "Prom the Argonne, to the Vosges, a Grassy Lake-niMbhant;. On-bcS^''J""'^.*"?'*?'^^^^^ we checked  completely a spirited at- jng questioned closely.-iMie ��Md'nbt'-:JS^i'�*'?" ^K-.^^^^ tack of the'enemy:'directed against mnVn mv nanpr5 . "From: the Lys to the Somme, at mans evacuated the crest of the hlW L rcnlied 'VbsolutelvS to.get;powers��^attOmey the.,:,enemy.;.re-occupied; a portion of a-Mousson This they were compell- ir.,HP%l.t,h ttra�"* "5" , ^ ' ------.v..,.....^..1^!- ' ^, Now, Mr. Editor, -IrvW.ishy,toj^ sian advance toward the German frontier is intended to forestall this attempt. The British press, with usual candor, concedes that the Germans were victors in the recent flgfhtlng. FRENCH OFFICIAL Paris, Jan. 16, 2.45 p.m.-The French War Office this afternoon gave out an,official statement as follows: . "In Belgium yesterday there was artillery fighting in the region of since It was first announced'tliafclseedyi! grain would be distributed' dnlyi'tr^"'^ holders of unpatented^taoBl�steada�t^ ' Mr. Walker i� sure that. ^n\Wp mal condltlonB,:.'rtbfr^swaatHWlUl^i^ year reap the largest cifip ln;i.it�!,^ continued: .to make progress. The enemy delivered an energetic attack, preceded by a vioflent artillery fire'on our positions to the west of Labos-silos. This attack was repulsed. front. There - was -iilso some -heavy rifle firing, particularly at Tete de Faux. .; "In : tipper Alsace,,.there was no change." , . personally �t the time'of dl8tributl6n and.i,Blgn!ia:vJolntfnot^i'wlth thevijent ' South Farmers Sold Their Wheat at Dollar, Bought Options, Made Money while my home store-.:fis-;;;onlyi.-,t'w;o miles. I have uiiderstido^d,'^hate,alliw,t^ But: Situation Requires Careful Handling ' London, Jan. 16;-^The.r morning newspapers today display -great; ia^ terest on the situation that has arisen over the former Hamburg-American It may seem like a tragedy ta far-: mers m tlie south country to report Liner;local wheat at $1.24, the highest rate;: oI.;23-ic>-,Thei',new scale is not, line steamer Dacia,-which! how-, flies of course, ,c()(�fined; to .Crawford Bay.(the American flag;. They are'almost a It iS' a scale ;,which.;,i& lustm its op-' unit in expressing the :\ielief that; the erationjbased ap :i^is on mili-r.o, with British-goycrnment'ivould have no op-the result:that-ithe^ratc to !selson=b.e' � tion but to seize'jtbe-; steamer, and 'comesv24o;::.insteadi.of the 27c.VrAtei-iBendherhefore a prize court,.-'.At,the while:-''t6" Prqctbr. it becomes 22^*0., i same time, they -recognize ,ithat the and to J^aslo 24c|?', � situation will require .careful;'handl-. ' '....... - ling ; if the good relations ------ thequestlo'ii of,proihncial jro",;*." I� blWtlon '^as setl'for. WedneS-  , , � day rjuiy 21,. - if the good relations 'between Gbeat, Britain and the United States are to be preserved. - ' INVASION OF. GERMAN SOUTH-WEST .AFRICA ' ' IS COIVIMENCED London, Jan. 1^, 2.59 .a.m.-The forces ;of the.tlnlou! off SoiitJi^sAfrica hfive: decupled; Swakopn]uiij^;;,0|rman! Southwest, Africa, a);coraing t6 Jhe price ever paid in Letlibridge,, particularly when nothmg is being offered. But a largo number of farmers In good crop. ;. D. E/ Harris, of the\ United Grain producers, is authc^rity for this state-ment.M-ie; saj's that:'a grdait many farmers-sold their cash- wheat for tlie south foresaw that wli^at would I $1.00' in September. They took 00 aviate this winter, and when they-cents in--cash and covered May have under normal conditions with a; tjons,'coverrag with the 10 cents, and sold yesterday at;$1.42-|-, they would have made 3B4o..;a'^busheli and still have the ten-pehts,; besides having the use of their money. ; i Mr. :iHarris says; that, corn, is .also doing �sttiuts, hhvirig raised twp.'cents op- over yesterday. A larg^'amount bf sold what wheat tlioy had .manage.d.tions with the remaining 10 cents, corn is being. imported'from� Nebras- to raise; last-year,, they bought op- and are now getline the full benefit ka and Iowa' for use. in � � lattfinihg tions, and have, succeeded in makingof the; spectacular bull in the mar- hogs. It is worth about' 90 cents- a more real money than they would-ket;,^ If-they paid $1.06'-for May op- bushel, heie". FOREMOST NOW BOASTS A WIRELESS STATION plain to my readers that-Orassy Lakei.to 'secure 'this department tor seed is nine miles from my . rpsMenoe, Lsupplled. Thia will also apply to land' ;purchas6d ott/crop-payment. - .(.; �fjApiillpatioiiB ;for ;seed: 'miist; fceii Ife;; j:l�e; of f ipe ;((>f J thp icbmmissloner:; pt Hm-'ir.: naii^riitlon; by Fisbiiuary, 1.,' .Thie ais-f' irlbjutlon >jf >ee(l giiin .will coiuimeiiciiKi'; ahpiit the'middle of ilFebruaryl .,, AjjRlii:ati - " 'dian troops in France,'as chief Foremost is to the fore a-gein. Itot drilling for oil at the site pio'f^ed drilling starts claims something now, that no other guti'bytlw Oils, Ltd., in the said from town in southern Alb of prairie vwfae're Foremost now stands,' using the ^Et-; Applicants will be notified In goodf^;' ''^ time What action wlM.be taken In reiJvK; gard to their application,' the amovnt!-;-"-),'; of seed they will be allowed, the t^me^t: S and place to call and take delivery, v.,.,\vi ;- Local; relief agents will cease ialti^^vi ing applications about' January �27,'.^';:; and farmers are urged to make> their:- a'.(:;'' '.:  -  ',.,'..'.'-:<.'i:r-,;;0/: Rumor that den, ^ Hughes May Come i to Lethbridge^ 1 ;