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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 18, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta WlNNigfiG^HEi^T, Cash, Iji�, 135?6 May.....,, 'A:lberta's first broadside on benaU  - .A Census Department Finds it is Not Very Profitable Growing Wheat in the West City Ousts Gas, Burn Coalin All the City Offices Mayor. Hardie, taking the lead Ottawa, Jan. 18.-In 1912 the census and statistics office, with the aid of its crop reportmg correspondents, Mr>'Conybeare"\vaiited"'t^^^ instituted a special inquiry into the ^ity officials remove tlieir gaS install- perccntagc; of the.-, taxes the. mayor cost of grain growing m Canada. Thp-gtions ana.re,Tert to coal, the pro-thought would come In, and he was inquiry had reference to the season ot li^ct that gives the city its payroll. British Eye Witness Says No British Attack was Made at Labasse- What of P.P.'s Xondon, Jan. 18, 3.05 p.m.-The oh-server with the British � army in With the slogan "burn coal", has or- France, who writes the day by day dered that alLi buildings occupied by reports oI events given but to the press, is authority for the statement that -British forces did not recently capture certain German positions near Labasse and make an advance ot miprmed thoit ^tefQoipmissioners were ion, and was limited to five cropSjv The only dapartment affected is the one mile. That they had done so. was figuring on :^|)0)it. 50 ..per cent. . . ". . . .J- . , . . . , , . ^.-----1. After^ floatltfg around without wheat, oats, barley, corn and flax.. ......,_______ ......,, The results shoed that for all Can- rudrfer for several, minutes, the may-'ada thc-totai average cost per acre . ,. production of spring wheat, oats, barley anri tiaxwas between $12 and $13 ; for fall-^vheat $13.50, ahd. for corn $22. pr llirected the. �.discussion along a straight course ^'y asking that the .estimates .be.'t�k0n'item by item. As eacli item, came; up, tl\e commission-fe^;expl^8,lnqd ftilj^jivbat had been dttfaol.lhLprevious'yo4r^, and what was cohteifi|)lated for; this year. :.. The works and property,, estimates came under fire first; - The'efetlmated angcniEnts are now reported on January 15, in a dispatch ''use coal instead of. from Stomer, published in Paris. No. attack on the positions at La-, basse has been attempted by the British JEorces; po-licB, andV being made gas., .' '. � � ' The�.police building has ^i^yriai-: heated with gas as fuel at a cost "of from $28 to .$36 amtinth, and the ohanfje will do � its'� share toward aiding the to the enemy, yesterday, when  the whirlwand campaign for a dry province-was launched: in this city. Many of the city. churches..reccived special message, the ministers changing pulpits for the purpose. The feature of the opening charge, were the Rigantic intordencininatioual mass meetings iield.'jn. Wesley church, at which Clinton Howard of Rochester, N. Y., sjnd the estimates'for,1915 $39,100.00. The first item was: street maintenance, $12,000. Itt' 1914 it was $20,-000. . -� �.: -' ^ . Commissioner Grace explained that the street maintenance included streets, crossings, sidewalks, cleaned and repaired,'snow removal,- streets flushed, sprinkled and drapgod. Thirty-three per cent, of the fiivaintenance leader of the famous "Plying Squad- -^'^1^11 was in^^'^STon" Sa^V^Ulikra^crM'^Td'! H'.Tl^^r''''- ^""^ '''' drosses in support of temperance, giv- ^liff ^Thf.l^,�n�i.'n "w,nTr ront'S ^oi^^ and was'apPar"ehtfy-made in QWo.'Att- tils'numto "orer\hTtv have^^^^^^^ dL^^rcXs:^ln"uS?rt^ mnS'.&.rrv ^a^'^^^^-^.Z^ ^^^L^r^tor ai^^^^^ Several suggestions were made on The value of the produce that year,, coal .Industry here, upon,which ao gave average-net pro0ts per_ acre;,:0{;^n,any. citizens df-^he.ci^y are depend-a little over $4 for sprmg,wheatEvery-otlicrci'ty office is heated oats; $7,fall wheat.;, $5.66. harley.-l �;>:^i.tb. coal as fuel, $7.33 llax, and $10.24 for corn. � L'ast. spring it was. decided to'.rs-1 -.. . � peat' tlie inquiry for the same fjve''.^^ crops as for the season of 1913, be- / "/j*./^^/^^ ^niiml � cause there were indications that,,;in' V**'"^tWI KJi/UUU the norirhwest provinces, the; profits from growing wheat unaccompanied by stock raising were not proving so remunerative as formerly. ' The result of second inquiry - H&s been to demonstrate that with lew exceptions the cost of production'per aero for both 1311 and 1913 is prac-ticrtlly id&ntical. .j Compared by provinces the largest prolit from grain prowing in 1913 tly ; Has Eighty Men s Already Signed  Cardaton, Jan. 18.-The provisional list, which Is being made up here, under the direction..ot Major Brown, is rapidly filling up. A total - of over eighty has already been recorded. Of Vienna Mob Cries "Down With War^--^ Another Turk Reverse Reported-; Heavy Fighting Marks Battle for Supremacy in East Poland Rome, Jan. 18.-Popular demonstrations have been held In Vienna aSu ainst continuing the war. Starving demonstrators marched to the munici* pal offices, crying "Down with the war!" and tried to erect barrlcadi�ii They wfcre dispersed by the police. CONSPIRACY AGAINST .YQUNC TURKS DISCOVBREO Athens, Greece, Jan. 18.-According to Constantinople Infarmatlent-'f^^^^^^^ dissatisfaction writh the Young Turks, especially with Enver.Pasha, haa raprl,;v^vp Idly increased since the recent disasters In the Caucasus. A wldesppeadiii�^ . . Pine Patriotic Meetings Held in South Country Lieut.-Colonel Kernmis, of Pincher ! Creek, .and W. A. Buchanan, M. P:, came in this morning from Magrath: , and Cardston, where they had ad---. dressed very large patriotic meetincs. many of the small towns surrounding this city, still imvisited.  Tlie officers under Major Brown aro Captain W. .-Vinscough, Lieutenants B'; May, W. Page, A. Brown and A. Woolf. : .The Major left Saturday morning to attend a grand military ball to be held -at Raymond - Saturday evening, which was turned �. into, a patriotic meeting'.to liear. addresses by Mr. Buchanan;.'M.P., Dr. Stewart, M.P.P., and-Major Brown. . The names of those who have enlisted in the Cardston district follow. Two Printing Error ] May Upset the | Fernie Election Fernie, B.C.;. Jan. 17.-(Special.)-, It developed at Saturday's session of the city returning btficialB that there! was a serious error made.In the print-' Ing of the baKbtsfbr the late city election. The ballots were numbeired-conseoutlvely, and fcyV keeping tab on the voters as they oast their ballots It resulted thaf the scrutineerfc and others could..tell how many, of the voters voted, m the ballots 'were taken out,to be counted. Serjoua objections ;were raised by several candidate*, and others, some of them ;helne represented by counsel, Mr. A. I..Fisher.of.Law �& Fisher, be^ ing present for the .piirpose of objecting to the proceeding. After some . discussion. Returning Officer Arthur J.'Moffatt, adjourned the recount, till'Wediiesday-next at 9 a.in.,'in'order to assure himself as to the proper course't'o piirsue under the unlooked.-for situation. There seenis to be: ho disposition upon '.the' part of "any bf the defeated candidates, to take'.advantage of the , error, and Mr. W. J. J. Morrison, delists have, not yet teen'.feated candidate'for'hiayor, has piib-\ P. Lye, H. I. Devon-illshed a card, stating that he accepts The 23rd Alberta Rangers, of whloh Licut.-Col.: ICemmis is m command, Will recruit a squadron "for actlyc service Iroiri tliese and other towrisT.in the south. Cardston will be the head- The other ;salaiiies.-Mete .-undet dis-jcussion also, but it was debited to ' leave the whole' matter "over nhtll a �once;" said the speaker. "A'pplause subsequent meeting.,.L.,^./Johnstono greets a temperance speaker anywhere said that a bald statement; w^5 val- and everywhere. The whole civilized ueleesthe- cptnm^^ -..aJjjwM-'.r'ifeaw-. . . Maior Hui-h Brown of w^rld a^d Russia IS gping dry. The every detail if they were to do ^y-X^'Zk^^^.^lf^'iltn^^^^ -liquor traffic'15-the-enemy of 'what- tuing. ^, .,i' n,,n.rtiviii soever .'things' are t-iuo, honest, .just, I. "Wje. immense,,.e.xpenditnre; for weed sqnauiuu. pure',- and '.whatsoever things are of cutting-S4,000-r was under;. the;prod,' good;'rcport;,lt is the enelny of the and the weed insiiector came in for honio, the' mother that makes it, the a slap from several" quarters. Mr. /fatlier that defends it, the childhood G-racc stated^ that| the weed: question  that a'dorns and sanctifies it. ..would not, be so momentous if the "It-is the enemy dif the school, the weed inspector hnd.an-y-.brains; �'  'factbry,' the: farm, the shop; the store Tlje cost of. niaiiiitaining Oalt park and the church. ;,-; - was also probed, but:.the general fecl- ; "There is'>not a single department ing^wns that the,park;,was :the pity's, Of j'Aur'QanadJah life, domestic, loli- best asset, .and v^arrantied-.the expen-.'giouBv scholastic, social,' economic, '"^^^^ that had been madCi, . . . civic, pontical, journalistic, sporting , T'le fire department esitimates.were or military ,= but  hiis felt its blight barely touched, hut Several, imembers and. is ..opposed to it. , -''^ ^�-'�^ - ' "Tj)e whole world, except:the;.under- hauded-in- ...______ ish,'H. A. .Kenley; R. C, Jordan, A.ltbe result as showing that Mr. -Uphill S.-Davidson, L. Findlay, S. H. Earl,' is the, choice of the. city for the posl-� Gold.: J. C. Coiisley, William t& which he, Morrison, aspired, Percy F. Pcrretti Lawrence and that he will not; he a candidate if M 'Brown, A t.' Henson, Ale^^, another electlpn has. to be held to ex-Dower, -Win. Shepherd," W. Glover, H. i trlcate-the. city, from the position of Robt' C �^'oung, wcirldr.ls . againfit it, and is orv^> 'dowjivWiWi: the:saloon.' It is a Part of the .world-wide, movement.that'-aJ-fects every;.nation 'and every flag, and the whole world Is going'dry.' : �:. -' 'In - this campaign we propose*to' strip f.the liquor ttalllc as naked and bare, as a skinned banana, : Butwe will;'not be satisfied ; with its hide. thought that the chief was-. >fiotting (ConViinuod':on'f:pBji;e.-8)..v(  The two mectings.held at Magrath and Cardston did much to stimulate interest in recruiting. .Tlie.'addres'seB of the two speakers were listenedHo with the closest attention and 'inter-: est by audiences which, packed 'the tljeatrc at Magrath and ' the Tabor-? nacle at Cardston. The people of Uie south country are tlioroughly aroused' and anxious to do-their share in as-: sisting Canada and the Mother, .counr try at the present time.. There -'iSi not' Ivkelj' to be .any 'dlfflculty m se-:-curing the number ot men required Jor this squadiron. The, squadfoh: will,'b/J: trained at Cardston, Earl Grey Inspects Canadian Artillery, Soon to Go to Front Dames, 'Geo. Tanner, AVm. Goacher, -Nerval- Sorenscn,Wm. JI. Leavitt, Charles F.. Hroadtent, Hiram Broad-bent, Henry Fear, Archie SbelTleld, Frank Aldrirtge, John Smyth, Henry -C. Briggs; D. E. AVilcox, Alex. Dav-iclson. ' � '. being .administered by an illegally elected' board. London, Jan. IS.-London is recalling that this is the forty-fourth anniversary of the proclamatfon of WH-heflm I., as German Emperor, and In the Brltisih capital it i's expected the day may bring news of a widespread German effort to follow up with a still more Important.'movement' the success achieved last "week in the neighborhood ot Solssons, . - In London it is believed that the Germans (have begun what Is virtually a defensive role to the west of Warsaw, some British observers arguing that trils has been forced .upon them by superior Russian; numbeks, and; that these defensive tactics synchronize wlt-h the movement; of many thous-; ands of Teutonic troopp..from ^Poland, to the French and Belgian battlefields. The fighting at SolBsons,some British commentators deolace^^to^ire.tlie precursor qf the entry^:-o(of them artillery engagements. ' Nbhe : of' "the actions seem to have been of - great ipiportance. There was'storm'y wea ther yesterday In F!anRuBsians'be^ yond the east bank of.the Vistula a't the junction of that'ritei; wiiih the Pilica. It is the opjniofl c'Occuri�abOttt'>two years ago&t, ft bWigt' awaiting dep6rtatloii:|!ci! .before.:the proceedings' if^ere' ' fernie ex-aloerman . , i >'. .dies suddenly, Lonid6n, - Jan. .i8.--Thc First Brl- eyesr i**" lishta, Its-he'art, its liver, aded in tbe fine qpei/ market* place, .^�ndv;to, send, it; Stuffed 1�.the naiionait-a^^^ "�yon. have a very line body of nien- horo." � �.; - ;�� Tills was true, for some were, vcrri; itablb giari-ts. At the close of' thOiinr spection lusty .cheers.were given Ipi-Earl Grey,'Who alterwards accompaii-'. led the .brigade "ytin church, .,4y,here-Canon. Almond;- chaplain, gaveVa-/^tirT riiig' address. Ear^Qrey,v;after^^^^ tot*^. the- .Baluteiiftt �t*Bi^mirohS.fi^ He intiraate4'J)iat..t'l^*ibrlgade:.iM;p^^^^ :^9uncb'i!ieni: event-of another election being neces-^MarRhnl_ v.oji...HinderbV sai-y tho^e declored elected at the' first count of the bnllots will be elected by acclamation, thus ending a very unexpected and unplba'sant condition. AVIATORS AT .08TEND London, .Tan. 17.-Nine British, Frcrneli -and Belgian'-aviators dropped bombs on the railroad station and barracks at Ost'end, 'causing' considerable damage, according-to.; a dispatch to Lloyd's News frbm.'fts'correBpondent pn the Belgltim border. break - his.: way.: -thwW^hv^!:-to Warsaw other Russian foTceS. K^ye ^ .stotpied and taken KirllbaljatEaBS'dfiLthehorT dcrs of Transylvanva^,?, .whlcU: developed into .'desperate, .ba^enet. :nBhtiniE 'on. the Russian Mine? ^pn Hhe left^tank of the Vistula, and have aucceedfid- in taking ,one' of the Riis-sian: advanced trenche$> dies: 8^^^^^ r Fe'i;nie, B.C., Jail. IS.-r^Hugh. C IBe; a well-kdown and reapeoted' bi ness'manv'and late dandlda^ie.lpc^^ derman,. expired: xery, suddenly; a�-\" ,. , . home here'this morning. Mr.�;Qarl tr^ln:g>V:.t mlleatl* ,week oontlnuo^iBjy:- ;;for:fefbiiijr years, and only->(!nce;falIlng';|Cp 4)^'^ make the trip; .�:on-..v'acc,^the.^ reoprdtefi, George W. Quick of \i?arh'"  . .............  lost, a trip:. uhtjilw laBt , when the snoWiWaM'df George commenced drivln^rl mall' from. WarnerttovAiltorkclol a distance