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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 16, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta rt i"f WINi^XPEiCi(WHEAT ;C6'.h'-".,....... ,....138 . M�y............... 141% JUiy i.i 141 = WEATHER ; High ...:. ------..ii , 26i Low.......... �::.::.,^.,�%i2|i Forecast: Fair and cold ."";s>^ voLURjiE vin. LETHBRID6E, ALBERTAV SATURDAY, JANUARY 16, 1915 A GOOD TARGET FOR BRITISH AND FRENCH AIRMEN J The greatest disadvantage of the Zeppelin is its enormous size and the size of the sh^dVhioh is necessary to house it, which prove easy targets for adventurous airmen, as tlie recent raids on Cuxaiaven, Friedrlckshafen and DusseldorC have sliown. iWHEN INDIAN AND CANUCK MET At Salisbury. One of tha first pictures to retch this country which shows Indian and Canadian � soldiers side by side. The picture shows the orderly argeants of a Cahadlan and Indian .regiment converaing LOCAL MILLERS N FSEie m U. Shipments to Crawford Bay i^ow Cost 23 C^nts as Against Former 35 Cent Rate-General Reduction Helps Millers ijj. > , OttaWAr Jan. 16.r-ChaurmaiL Dray-nl~^on of'.the RaUway^ BoarUjhas de-'* llval;p.Ja^dgment in',-the inattet of PRINCESS PATS WIN IN BRILLIANT CHARGE Italian MiliHa Does Fine Work in 'Quake Zone Rome, Jan. 16.-^Rescue and reliel work is being pushed with feverish haste in the earthquake-stricken diB-. tricts of Italy. Thousand. of soldiers are on the ground at work digging out and burying the victimsand caring for the survivors. The need of the latter, of whom there a^e thousands upon thousands, homeless and generally pannllesB, is urgent, and the people^ from the King down, - are doing- all poBilble to alleviate their eondittoa. The cdld weather, which continues, adds to the: terrible suffonngs,. and temporary buildings of wood are being erected as fast as possible to house the homeless. The list of dead can still oaly be estimated, but from what is known it is believed that at.least 20,000 persons perished, and twice that number were injured:  Aveszano, with probably 10,000, and 8ora,'5wlth 4,000 dead, were the lieav-lestvBUfferprUi, .llJliecoUier viotims are qr^d^ %pt�e score or more of to-iF^B t'aBd viU^geB that^ felt - the * London, Jan. 16.-"There is good news for the Princess Patricia and the people of Canada )n the account which the Daily Cbroniole correspondent sends of the Canadians' debut In actual war," says tonight's Pall Mall Qa-xette. Trench after trench, we are assured, fell before them as they charged along through -the mud, shouting "For Canada and Old England!" and plying: their bayonets right, 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 Pmardeburg, which will, we are sure, be worthily consolidated in the present far greater conflict. Major-Qene.'al 8am - Pleased Port Arthur, Ont., Jan. 16.-"Fine! fine!. It's 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 performances credited to the Princess Patricias at; La-basse. The General's delight was exceedingly keen, and he wanted every detail. ' London, Jan.. 16, .3.06 a.m.-The Canadian regiment at the front has dis- of' the Tay, afJ'CQ., Ijofchbr itit�s ta a rate' :t � compkny.statr on "We flgure-that this station should he in'the Nelson group and take a rate 'ot 27 cents :io� Lethbridge, being a through rate: Avhich applies ;lrom all points from Koot�nay Landing up as high is Kaslo," The� posltioii taken by  the- corn-company, Bays _th8:iudgmei�t, was feofs of the ahooicg.. ef- Two^ sare Seriously III Ottawa, Ont, Jan. 16:-Tiie; following casualty list j^^png men of]; the Canadian Bxpedltlpjiar^: force iarfejah-nounceid .by the Militiii-departmeht:: Dead.-^.lanuary .15,:,Private Henry, . ^""K,'""""', 1st Battalion, NO. 1 Canadian General i,hat Crawford Bay -was not on direct h^,r,. line o(- transit, being on an arm ol the lake, and" tl>ttt the car had to be barge to Proctor'and.tran-ehipped at. Proctor by steamer to Crawford'Bay. Under thest* circuin-(i tances,; the company claim s that the only legal rate from Lethbridge was the rate, to jPjioctor and Nelson; 27 cbntsj plus" the .local mileage, eighth class-rate, 8 cents per hundred pounds from. Prcctor, -making - total of 35 cents. The compauy's position was :tenaWe in view of the fact that the published, tariffs did not contain any true rate to Crawfoird,Bay, un-inf�i',rrv{,"'T;:;,",'. ^;;~'".>'-ry^-yif''^~^-', der - which circumstances the c^bii^ {S^^^^S^ (S^;'W^''^l'��'��"t. Hospital, Netheravon; from: bronco-pueumbnla; next - of - kin, George Holmes, 318 Ladypool road, Birmingham, England. . - - January 15; Private iWTm. Henry Gardner, 13th Battalion,:atNo. 1 General Field Hospital, Netheravon, of pneumonia; next-of-Tkin,> Mrs.- Sarah Gardner, 15 "W'^est street,- Grove road, Walthamstow. .Essex,-England. , Seriously ill At No. 1 Canadian: General Hospital, Netheravon: Private Wm. Henry Coulter, depot company A.M.C., cause not reported;' atioii of the Proctor rate, plus the local, Avas the true rate called for by the tariffs filed. . ."On further""- consideration of the whole matter it became. apparent that in the : development of the principles laid down "by the hoard in the so-called western case, , a new tarlti would have to he .filed; covering not only Crawford Bay but the entire territory which would reasonably he considered in  connection with the movement o� mill stuBs from Letli-biidge. I'.'Aimilcage tariff; carrying out the principles' of' the western rates' judgment: has. since been filed , bv the company,- the. tariff; becoming effective on-the. fir&tfinstant. In lieu oE, the rates'compJained,'against from Leth- � bridge, .this tarittv-as a :mileage one and a:s Crawford :Bay js shown on ; the company's-official distance tdbles, it, with other, ports ::of call, takes itlie ;rate;; appropriate; :to its mileage, with ivtlie; result that- the rate complained .of.' from liothbrfdee to Craw-^ ford Bay of, 35 cents now becomes a rate of 2340..The now scale is not. ( Privaite Thomas D. Rose, ,4Ih Battalion;' .with duodenal ulcer; next-of-kin. Mrs. :Emma Rose, >87/Port- street, Brantford, Ont. :/ , At Bulford Manor Hospital: Private iHartleyOhase, ^�12th Battalion; "cerebro-spinal meningitis; next-of-kin, Mr. Edward � Chase, Fred-orioton, N.B. ; � �Lance-corporal rThornas- Gerrand, 5th Battalion, of meningitis; next-of-kin, .David Gerrand, :Mliieota,'Man. Private Wm. Goodyear,  13th Battalion, meningitis; next-of-kin, Mrs. A. Goddyeac, Wipdsor , lane, Khares-boro, YorkB, England., � : DACIA PROBLEM  ACUTE Britain Would Have-to Seize Liner But Situation Requires Careful Handling : :.;: tinguished itself'in a stirring bayonet charge at -a; plafiti near Ypres, known an "Dead Man'MMalley," according to the Daily Ohamlcle's correspondent in northeast Snmce. "The Qerm�m^'i the correspondent says, "bad mima .a great mass of men against, tB�, Spot on the British front."; MudY:>MP�d the thin British line to'hold>;blMB�b honors were barely even untlVf|pB 'Canadian regiment hurried up frqnK-Jthe rear. . "Suddenly tliere was neard a roar of voices, and a long line of slouch-hatted men with fixed bayonets rushed forward wlth-the-battle cry, 'For Canada and Old Ejnglavid!" "T|ie Germans broie before the charge, wihlchioarried everything before it. Trenohafter trench fell, and the Canadiansvdid not cease until the Germans brought up their artillery,. The ground, gained extended over a mile in front: , "The bayonet charge of the Princess Patriclas/.l; was a nephew of Lord Dundonaldand^y his A.D.C. when the latter was In.' charge of the Canadian forces; He las a son of George Onslow Newton anci^.; Lady Newton f. ^ 4", London,,Jan. 16.--Out of the state of virtual deadlock, which for weeks: has existed in the east: and west; bhere have sprung during the past few days, military events of more importance than .followers of the war expected at this time. � They ; are, briefly: ^^ . The Russian offensive towards new points on the frontiers of East Prussia and Posen; The fighting at Soisaons; 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, I)nt 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 tiuie being, overshadow the previous battle for the Polish capital. It is even suggested that Field-Marshal von Hiudenburg, held Jn check mom^! Purple Farmer at Relief Agent SEED GRim NEEDY F ALLlOEDlf Government Decides to Distril^ ute Seed to Holders of'Pat^, ented Lands -r Applications^ Should be in by Jan. 27 tm , 'f^eed grain will'bo advaaced pardons "who- lv(i.v�rtptpir ��t�ni en ttpott'Ulie land, with tbu.----- the' proviiiciAr governinedi'* pdr \ amount advanced." 'TbiB order, stnt dot from the de-M partment' ol ImmlKrationi isr.Touched-for by J. Bruce Waiker, �wlio It pay;.,' .1'. The following from Purple Springs jjigfLethBrldie his first visit: tor'^^^^^^ speaks for itself: ;; f rf, !' V.' � -' iiWo ytarai' Mr..Walker Is" vlalUnijUiiiBil: 1 Editor Herald: I am desirous of western towns and'cities in tbr^fktleop^^ ' making plain t-o all who may be con- ed districts, making aUVp^ "Along the entire front from the cerned, the contemptible; manner" in for the distribution jjf e�d;ffaln;.,M Somme to the Meuse: no infantry en- which the farmers ate treated in this his assurance that: :a�ed::, griaifc gagements were reported^ yesterday, district in regard to the socalled gov- be distributed toVlioWeraioff^^^^ In the sections, of � Soissons and of ernment ;aid. I am speaking of -ihy lands who inay-belliiiieea of, alp|*i^^ regiment-that wasraSout to re-ass em-ryage, he being the gdvernmciit' agent ' ------ -^L^a^.- ble causing an^ explosion in a German at that place. He mad^ 6ut my papr battery, and the.destruction of field, ers and then asked whatimeroSant^^ '^'^^v, � . would like to trade wiili.- I rep)i(Bd "In the Argonne, there was yester- that I was: desirous ;6fmding.;wil*: day a rather determined,artillery^at- t. R. Hudson, my horiie,- mctcHftflt; tack on our positions-at Fontaine Ma- jir. Salvage flatly r^fusld- ' '^om 'the 'At bnne to the Vos es ""'^^^ ^ would haVe myj. pap we chedced^o^S^yl s^rited^l?^;;;L*^^^^|^^ forthcSiiinS!fi?SSppi^ tack of the -enemy :directed- against krmv ^^^^^s^o�?^ to do:tBetlrshareli our trenches at Flirey. and the Ger- fha^e traderw.t ? for.LS 7eMB Ammmm^'^m&W*^ mans evacuated the crest of the hlW fie rlnlied 'Vbsolutefvrffl qulreditOtgetBtfytrMS^^^^ -------------- -----...... to the north of Clemery, east of Pont- 'ess vou aiv3 wS S of > tho. gt^n'g%&,em the enew. re-occupied-'a portion of a-Mousson:  This they were compell- it?,,^'�" f f rirLl! ? ,v^ m'p^rt^^^ " -^'^ along the Bzuka and Rawka rivers, is ahout to initiate a fresh movement of German troops, either from Thorn or from east Prussia, and that the Russian advance toward the Gorman frontier is intended to forestall this attempt.  ' The British press, with usual candor, concedes that the Germans were victors in the recent fighting. FRENCH OFFICIAL Paris, Jan. Ifi, 2.45 p.m.-The French War Office this afternoon gave out an.official statement as follows: . ''In: Belgium yesterday there waa artillery - fighting in - the region of Nieuport and Jn the vicinity of Ypres. ' "From-the-Lys to, the Soipme, at Notre Lorette.near Garency, since it was^ first announcedltt^litl^ grain would ( be; ailKrlBut�dt|b&L^^^^j^ 'holders�^of.unpBtentSd^�li,lU^'rt'"-'-^^ my Toailfor an aiTei�ge."io�|�^;;per}i� - , luiiYesrT wouldTaVe'mTpa^^ "n"" !;� >i^-**'*'|*^?i ATgonne to the Vosges, , Grassy Lake m'eM^nt/On be- "^^^^ the trenches he losf.'to uson January 14. , "At Blangy; near.Arrap, we have continued .to make progress. The enemy delivered an energetic attack, preceded by a vioflent artillery fire-on our positions to the west, of Labos-siles. ::Thls attack was repulsed. In Upper change." Alsace, .there was South Fanners Sold Their Wheat at Dollar, Bought Options, Made Money It may seem like a tragedy ta. iarr. have .under normal conditions with a tions,'covering Avith the'10 cents, and mcrs in the south co-untry to report;! good crop. r London,"Jan. ,:iS;'r:-Tlii9v.�;morning ne-wspapers t6day,,.:displ'ayj,'great,;v^ terest on.the sltuaitlbn tlikt'has'ari over, tlie :formef: Hamburg-Ainer^ line steamer Dacia, -which' now:'flies of;Cuurse,,c^4te'fqr takU^e tl>e vote on 4 t?�ei'queatlon-oir*'pi'oV!nclal pro-'l*. hlWllpn "was-flet'.fpr" Wedncs- ^' situation will require, carefu^'ihandl Ingv: If the good relations �between Gteat Britain and the United States are to be preserved. ' y- ' INVASION OF. GERMAN i' SOUTH-WEST AFRICA ' 18 COMjyiENCED London, Jan. 16, ?.59 ,a.m.-The forces ;of the- Uniontpf;Sc^u"tih.3^frIca huve occupied Swakopmun^! Gepnan B. E. Harris, of the United Grain producers, is authc^nty for this statement. He says that a great many farmers sold their cash- wheat for $1.00' in' September.: They took 00 local wheat at $1.2(1, the . highest price ever paid in Lethbndgc,, particularly when nothing is being offered. But a large number of farmers in the south: foresaw that whCat would aviate this wintrjr, and when they-cents in^cash and covered May op-' over"yesterday. A large amount . of sold what wheat they had :managod.tions with the rema/inmg 10 cents, corn Is being imported'IromvNebras-to raise last year,, they bought op- and are now gettme ,the full, bfenefit ka and Iowa, for use in . fattening tions, and have; succeeded in malciug of the spectacular bull, in the mar.-: hogs. It is -worth about-90 cents-a more real .money than they would ket:--If-tliey paid $1.'06^ for Way op- bushel here". sold yesterday at iiA2i; tliev would have made 86^0.' a-bushel, and still have the ten 'CBnts, besides having the use of their money-. Mr. -Harris, sayS that corn is also doing stunts, having raised two cents FOREMOST NOW BOASTS A WIRELESS STATION is nine miles ffomlmy't't^aldop'oei': while my home store ;iirtSv,.;onVy*:tw,o' miles. I have uiiderstCo' p�,Toronto, and brotKeUiOf-A. M ajl^ H. W. Nan-Lon, ot Winni^c^. has late-' ly b!?en prolnoted to the'rank^of Bri.-gadier-^Jeneral. Hcis'^ow-'at iha frontMn'.France, haijlag^acoonipanJed Sir "James'\Vilco:t,"o6ramWhere Foremost now stands, using: the. Etj-: zikom. cojulee. as: ai water J resembles a niinialjurc Evpol tower*. ' A wireless- tel&raphy - apparatU^^is-used, for r dispatching \roessagoa' asfc^^ 'tlifiinrhirrftsfeiinf-.tliB .'n^fell,. from T,' ton V'M^plcipai: OouncilJ!l er." < 1 t ;