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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 24, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta .VOUIMli X. NUMHUR 37'- BRITISH ANO HUN DESTROYERS IN CONFLICT IN NORTH SEX RURAL HOSPITALSIAND FORMATION OF LEGAL DEFT, LEGAL Tliis Recommendation Likely'to lie Hos- pital Scheme Supported UNANIMOUS FOR THE FREE HOSPITALS Nciv Constitution Recommend- ed KutTlirWn, Out On Technicality Itfuionlon.' Jan. ol n legal JeparlJiieijL'Jn cozjncclifm willl Ihc United'Farmers of Alberta, was rccoinniendeaviii Ihc rcjiorl of the Tin ifnce committee al (his morning's ses filou. The need of such a department, H lias" arisen through (lie'un SLVlfsfaclory' (rcriUuent many have received In regard to UieJr busi ness anil iis particular duties be lo. In nil BIIC! branches of aa'dlreclly affect the farming cbmiminily .nml the Interest? of the. farmers themselves, Including legislation in the maUcr ol In cases Among .tlio facta anil figures itrc Edited In lira report iva's a slaionien of receipts.-from lilues Rowing' been rccclvrci froin tlils source'In'iDlG, though al_lh hi; running expenses of th p'rganlzntfbn i Tbc'hVatter of business which come lnff Is the become.' WARNfilK'CANDlDATE .''.'.j HENRY Tf .lancher o( didate Iti Warrior A ceo rdcd G rent': Ova i I b'n N o Other Name '.For was; re-'eieclcil Naval Ciilic Ser- iousness of Menace of Raid- crs on Allied Shipping LOSS TO HRITALV HAS BEEN 'HEAVY Urges''Restriction ,of Luxuries Thul All Tonnage May He Available for Food 3tuflTs: London, Jan. Daily N'ews today gives prominence to an article by Its naval correspondent, who calls attention to (he gravity of the Ueri submarine auliviiy. The writer t he fears tire real seriousness'of llic German campaign againsl merchant j Thnl tlicre Is a lack ol united ac The Red Cross Needs Your Aid On Tuesday next, January 30th (ho campaign hi uld of Hie Hcd Cross will commence. __Tlic slogan Is "A Thousand Subscribers at a JJotlar a nn'l..lLc local lirnnch ol ULC Canadian. Crews Society arc 'forward with t-oiidrlencc to a rcallzntiuti ot lliclr lioiics, Tlic demand, upon Ihe.Kotiely Tor garments and surgical Miunllcs is iucruas- Injjly heavy arid llie monthly accounts run Into Kin and, seven hundred a month. Thin means that an immense amount or Is dealt.- and made up Into different hinds of supplier called for by Headquarters.1 This cnluits. mi ciionuouK amount ol work, which is cheerfully and voluntarily given liy the local ivomfn. Hitherto, Ihc fiocloly lias dependent for Us Income from casual donations and the- executive 'now feel thai The time Haq arrived whcii an Income Hint liny )JG depended upon from month to month must lie provided. With the'spring offensive will cmne a slill heavier demand wlifcli will certainly iiot lessen aa Ihe proceeds. The local branch feel confident (Lai their appeal In llie can BE of Uie wounded will not fail to gain a wJiole It might be mentioned llial allhoiifc'h a dgllar a month is [lie alni, any subscription lioivever small or brec will Lc gralcfully received. LACK OF UNITED ACTION IS AMONG THE MINERS; .v KlPP MINERS ARE NOW IDLE I-s not realized by the uinjoi1- lly of Dritiaii people adds: "Dally, record of ships scnl (o the bottom lias become EO regular, a fea- ture in llie ncAvspaners Hint no partic- ular notlco is taken of II unless some unusual atrocity Tlie correspondent recalls that, when Germany's submarine blockade Lhc ean February, 1915, llie Jirilisli'Ad- nil rally Issued weekly statements ol losses, but eaya thai atler a period of tliis.u'os pur- adde'd fro'r loHiio'Oltl original Ipcn To'sWteil 'in "bvc'r-iiipplri nnd-VonsciiueQl; confusion 6t author tly lii some, Instances. Incceaslog' tendency. on the part o Iioth Itiosc that tferc Incoi aro-'not to en s'ano trad ing' Qcllvillej, to bull lialls' and to. engage In co-bpcraliv work generally, not -to mention, th srowtli ol district llcaily none work'liacl hsc recogwizcfl inHho old constllulioi madft it. necessary: in the best esls all' .parties that [irovlsio should Lc mode for these nclklties Tho" advent, and "rapid growth ol Hi women's sccllon and -the iiccesslty to closer co-operation' between" the Lw boiilesr Onolher, point which ha lo be Inhcii Into consideration. directors have emlcavprcd I Incorporate 'Ihcso'ykaso a of (he wor .Into a .new. cohstiluUou lo ing sJglU.of.; or ivilli 11; nltl basic -.features which Imvc pJaye n In Ihc work o llio organization daln.- Favor Hospilal Scheme EdmbnloiL, J' .fan. The Unite Farmers of Alberta, lu ronvcntlon In (lie First Presbyterian church Tuea-' day. allbmoon. abaoUito .unnni- Hie plan pi hospital pro- vision In the' rural districts of llie pro- vincc. Which -.vas- approved by their cxeciUiyca and of tnp UnUcrt (''arrii Women ;ot Alberta. of Rural Munlclpalillca and local improreineiil dlElricls. anil jiubmtltc'd lo the, provincial govern- ment sonic. months aeo- .-'.Tlio princi- pal features ot the sclicmc arc: Di- vision ot llio province Into hospital according lo Geographical ami, natural Lonmlaries, cacli district lo bo. approximately four municipal units; referendum lo asrerlnln Uic -desires of.'thc'pCDpJo, majorlli; vote lo any rural hospilal under, iho. scheme bo built, opcraled unfl controllctl by the dlslricl in which It is' located. _ '_ the tuicatton upon which aciibri was taken ni the nfltrnooii scaslon.. Thcro was no difference of 'opliiimi an Uic neccssiiy for hospital anil after tlio convenllon had heard J. II. Lamb, of Kdmonlon, president of the rural municipalities organization, and Henry Greenfield, vice-president of that organization -and pioneer In'lhc medical aid movement, the report iras The. coiiVcullmi heard re- rorts of Iho aecrclflry ol the agricul- ture and )lVc5l6ck coutnlllecs as well as the finanrlal report, and Ihc'reporl of Mrs, Walter, president of the U.'FJW. The llvwlock coramil ice In discussing the question of a CO' operative packing plaul looked to prnc- Hcal -'rcsQlta in lliis from tlic ot (lie Grain Growers Grain Company and the 'Alberta Kami prs Cooperative Elevator Company nnd thai the picking business wouk bo established on a bash thai ivoulr enauro success, A .coramunlcatiun was received by the Crom [Ion.: Charlts SlcWsrU ncltne premier, Informing i Ihil he had received a wlro from lion C.' It. -Mltcliellr pronnclal Ireasurcr H-ho Is.InsWinnipcsl slating thai by l'iat imrioil the weekly average was" even. menlibncd.V and loss was five dmiug' Uic" approval Wiili last.three inpnllis .tlie of losses his [return' ycar-j has nearly trebled. The vrJIcr sixes was f statistics, showing that _ I most f _______ tlaysj.170 ships were of which audience were Ilrillsh. He contends ,lliat tb.c service .J'lK Wopd-jiac! -given' and; allhoiigli neutral boals sunk consider- (heir belief ho'onc.else in'Alherta1 outnumbered Ihc British, thc'loss coulfl so well and.cfficicnlly: conduct'to Great Uiilaln was'only sliglilly less Jotflls ot Xo. IS, V. M.--W.-OE becoming more and more .apparent. This, morning ihe men at llic North American Collieries it Kiiip'.wcitt on "strike, Joining Ihe striking camps at L'oal Creek.. Frank, Ilillcrcst a olhcr'Pasfa points. But la I rio'ok'miners arc slill at yet shown no cvl- lonl desire to throw down their tools. Thei'independent action of some cam a ml: Hi E1', lack of united action, .ogclhcr iu taking nc- uii Ihc part-'of tne sovorHJiic-nl, has .c'rcatctl'.oue-bf the most necnliar has ever arisen In this The cpcvatrfrs'franlily jlf) noVknow __....._D ____ ...r dtt.ihoy.ninch c-arcT Tlidy. liavc'slaled tlieir posfllon'and lo live up -id- It: On (lie other hond. .Ihe uol Seeni to knoV What to do.-A-sugges llpil emanating from "Ollawu yesterday ;cluring the E. J. Fream 'p'rit J e -hpusei oiid -VUie nfTalra of coming year, nomination lu house said: "yes" nil (b'gclhcr! (o noon 750 gateg had rcgistcred.'.at llie c'qiiveji- tfbu and th'ere were slil) soine known lo bo their standard njconl Rllcndaiicc Is' now. Q-I GERMANY HAS NOT eii orrfcinlly today thahrreslrlcnl >V11- son lias received .no'wDrJ-Trbni nia'ny that she. Svllllng lo lay Lheir" .lerma" ot' peace, even .Iilni.j: This statement vvas'-niatlp' In Cres- ponse- lo recently, tlons Hint the UernrahVlernis ,hadI'al- ready secretly beeiV placed Pfcsfdcnl's TEUTONS Berlin, via Jan- Withdrawal of Teutonic forces the regton along the Danube north of Tultcha is ann'o'uncVd in'ioda'y's arrny hcadnuartcri FRENCH faris, Jan. made succeBGiul raids last night ntar ChlUyy V south 'oY; the Samme and in; Ihe Woeyjie- dis- trict, the war office arinoiincsrf today. Patroli were unUt'Jaliy ac; ttve in.the Scllfe near eastern end of Itit froni.-. lUan if they hnd been British ships LUEG evenlvjallj- In every case Ihc cargo'- cither Urilish or dnsllne'd for Great Hritain. '-'V Itemarklng that tlic submarine' has become" firmly rooted tli'o wrilerdiyclls on Ihc rapid niuRiplicalipn of U-boals, their striking development in" power and Iheir cruising radius, which''ho says Has apparently clmugcd tlic [irob- Ictn since llie uadcrivatcr t oiierations.1 are confronled with HID. most serious nicnacc lhal ever threatened the correspondent contends that il Is imperative for i nlc lo cnt down Iheir consumption, of tobacco olhcr imported lux'.irios, anrt live in homelier fashion, free tonnage for essentials. Ho.adtij that (tie (iuci'Uon will be the House.of Commons when inocls. was lo llic in casc.oC a strike, tlic government v.'uulJ operate only enough mines to keep ayono from suffering from lock of rators naturally usk: "Whlcl mines will be kept .The men ask: "Are part of the men to remaii work at Increased'-wages, while tlie rest lie 'From the temper ol li miners and operators it woulii ear that the government would have, to-take over alt {lie ruinos 01 none Tlio acl.ion of Uie Kipp miners iiicaiis a dally 'loss in domestic con production amounting' to ahouL SOI tons a dtiy. This Is about 25 per cent at the .output o[ the Tnbcr and, Lclh LrEngc, .niiues, ami: will do" much It create a coal shortage at many pratn uff llie "ChiiiooliV Gait am Tnljer, miners wlti'TCiuain at work 1 is impossible lo learn: The men ar considering the matter tmi so far hav taken no vote 011 the question: Ter- iiiimils Link With Mi and SL.P. To Meet Again Apvil lies Hold Caucuses Bui lies Hold Caucu Say No thi Petrograd, '.Jan.' 24. German troops. (n' 'the Rlga'.'rt-; gion have succeeded by repeated attacks In strong force in pressing back the Russian 'ab.oiit a- a mile and 'a half between' Tirul tail1' nnrllcs r.ict In rtiiTcrcnt pnrls ot Ihc museum this'.-tnornine. At llic conclu- sion ot-'lhc conferences'nothing: was given out cither pnrtjvvii iiTiiiidcr- stood the conferences wore confined I lo "general conrcrsaltDiis preliminary lo laicr rtiscnssicii of imporlant pphils at issue. I t A mm or current wlieii WiliiiH'a short lime Kcthbridgtrmay cvjieci visit froni General Manager CmnticII of Ihc IlishHirer and-llnd sou'a Railway, lo .be I hereafter -as Ihc Railway, ivho" will conic here 15 for Icriniiial sites .for proposed line in Coininissloner .Grace mrl Mr. Cm'iulcll in Calgary last wccli, ami latter tlien Uiat lie to i-ctlibridgc soon, lie (ins'bGCii negoHatiiig.ftitli Hie Calgary city.councll for G sile in Ihat clly- told Conimissioner Oi-acp-lhal Ihc new line ccr- Uihily'Vomc to Lcllibridgc ns H is con- sidered one of tlic inosi ceiilres in llie ..whole of Weal- Big Salaries for Directors Nafc Service Montreal, -Jan, B, Ben-. .director-general of-, national service, js.'not-'paid a salary for his work, according to a return laid on the table of the commons. The provincial directors are paid n salary'of a month, and both Mr. .and .the other direc- tors' are .refunded -'their reason- able IraveJIing ,and living expen- ses, when engaged 'in connection with the work." swamp and the of KalnzeiYv-'the nounced today, ft N PAGE TllUKK) BRING DOWN Berlin) via f entente ''ififlt- down Tuetday on front, .the war office, announcer The official report from'thc Fran- co Belgian war theatre, wyf. 'the weather was freityj and.- 'bright Tuesday and fighting :wat m6der; alcly m6sl of the front. BULGAR UNIJ> PESTBOYEO i4. A Bulgarian delachmenl tcrosting. a branch of Ihe, Danube .Oppoiitt Tullchs.'wai surpritiJ troops and Hce announced Vo ir.c number of 337 ahd.fotir ma e In' "guns' were Destroyer KlotHLn Starts'Out on llaid of English Hut Arc Met Half Way By British Watch Dogs and (Scattered to The Fouv Winds, UNOFFFCIAL REPORTS'- DBCLAHB EIGHT 'GERMAN JJOATS JVERB German Survivors Say FlritisU Won the Fight -Berlin Says Only One German Ship London Arlmiis Tnss of One Ship With Some of Creiv. r Lonaon. Jan. Special dfspalclies rom Holland give stories of Uic bat- In between Clcrniuii and. British, de- (royers in Hie XorLli tlio dc- aila, ivJiicli 'Eomc points con- flicting, are mostly Jiiitl- avowerlly de- lved from liearsaj and-'iiot ialecl. H seems ccrlnlri, however. hal the main engagement began o'clock the morning and lisled uh- il nbout ssven-n'clotk. ft .was fought H intense darkness, while the sevcr- ty of the cold can bo judged from' (be acl Ihat copses OH the SEilEIOFULLy .Want Week l (he HcniM crii-Canada. Intoi-moUon rcccntjy lends to tlic'. belief thai tlic, lUljurlti-HiuJs-on's Haj: Uailivay hns iBbilsitnl close with' llic Cln- caso.'. Milwaukee anil SL- PauMlnil- of Ihc (catling Mncs-oC the uorlljcrn stales, snd-lhal the ncV Al- met today was Ibal tlic adjournment road will'act as thc first i to allow Ihc prime minister to altoml rc-Cdcr lo the rnpidly llic imperial conference will be "from! 'fiic Feb. 15lh (o Afril JO or tliorcabouls. Tlie dcbntc on llic Rrtilrcsa wna" rc- strmcd liy D. JIncKciuio.'of Spulli Cape Breton. Tlic l.ilkiujg loday "'will lihcly no confintU to Ine back Vcn- clies. CREWS OF SUNKEN SHIPS LANDED' Ktn Janeiro, Jan. Twcnly-; nine members of tlic V.TC.-W of (he Aanlercs, and 25 members of llic crew of Ihc IS'anica, tic- llnis of (he German commerce.' raider, havu been landed al. IJnlita, by the Uhllsli sleampr Ceara. They Fay 100 prisoners" were on board the German cruiser al llic lime they "were. Iransforced (o the Coara. The Asnleres vas sunk on Den. 3nil. .ind the iVantca on Dec. 25U7. A lines arc so projected as to tap. (lie great 'coal (icnostls'iri-lhe -foolliJJlR, n-JilliB from the l-ethuridgc Meld il Is draw on the supply of do- mestic. coal. NEW. .10B FOR PRESTON London, .Ian. I'rcslon. formerly Canadian trade commission- er, lias received an appolnlnicnl as In- siieclor of applications for passports. former Taplow Ho.spita Believed A Re- cent Invcsligalions fon, Jan. paiufnl sensa- tion in (lie Caiiiiiliah ime> today when Col.- Gorrell, lormcrly charge of Taplow .hospital, Jan. Qpeiiliig( debate on liis resolution for a.week's discussion in.tiie senate-oC Prc3idciij Wilson's peace Senator; Cubi iniiis said Iho were the roust impoilant h> a-chtet executive of the Uni.lctVSir'- and, right" or wrong, it io thc lo set Tor" full discussion of. "ILo vblvciT. i .-More London, Jaw. -The O la lie hosier Guardian, in n further long'editorial, Presideul spceclJ, clares a niciit of first wlili nlmost -care, anil- ..careful and deliberate consideration.-. In .re- gard tu the phrase, "peace'jvilhout.vic- the Gunrdhii "Has llic" Know Ihnl Germany feels Iiurecl'Olrj tills moment so far to concede terrnH whlcli, with no less einphiisis, lie .dc.-T dares to be cssoilial Slates is to join in guaranteeing ibc resulting peace." t The Gunrdiaii the fieace which President''VTllson. had .in mind clearly implies iliorsiirrc'iuic.ry.by1 tlic cenlral powers of their tcrrlloriat cqnnnesls.and thc liberation'.-of-.'Ihc subject he German vrere 50 frozeil :o llio deck irlien (he boat arrived at that they bad lo bo homi free rractlcaliy all actual ilaiii- ago duno Icf the slitps refer ty llic V G9, wliich it-Is slated, was rammed by a i3ritish ship after being seriousTy bal- icrcd. Correspondcnls report Uic gosst'i) that seven lo'ten German ves- sels iraro sunk, but' there 19 nolhlng conflrmaiory-in regard Ib Ihis. Acr .one versJoii, the, started from HeMgolaiid, with the In- tenlion of raiding Ihe IMtlsh Coahl', but wero driven back lovrard Flanders, where some look In II is confirmed Uiat CJommnnilcr Boehni of the V 69 alive and, according lo" one report, uninjured. li is raitl .Uiai he superintended Hie removal _bf .the of the. destroyer as an examuia1 Ihc hnpossihlHly pairing "her tu'enty-fo'ur" tioury.1'! This.'oC an intenijou lo biit is oil: of ftcii'.British.vessel liavb''arriyed'oiMhii': 'BerliXH.eporl" Berlin, via Brilish destroyer aiid an- olher.was observed to be In a sluicing condition' in the No'rlh Sea" admitalty foday> Oho German toTpcdo'boat in at Ymiiiden in ti damaged condilion. The'othfirs returned -Tlio. enterprise iindcrlakea by a. pbrlion'pt, our destroyer forces an engagement January a'vai Oacs'ceriein y--'.- Icstroycr sunk. After the baltltf; a second wa's observer! "by our B-ero'. planes lo bo in a elatrns-ccndilipn] "One of torpedo' boats, whlcJl i vas in owing to ainetj, according -lo news... ias' irrivcd at Ymuiden. ATI ths boals rcidrhcrt witli'slieht -V- London, Jan. -Iro'ri; Ynmidcn.received by-.Houlcrs .YiB-.Ani- sterdara, s-lala' Ihat.'from .ilats- mcnts of the surm-orfi the'German destroyer car that seven olher GerjroanlVes: found ilcatl in Toilgins in Mnida from tlic effects of itoison. Col. CJorrcI! since llie recent -inves.tfsa- Into Taplow, liaj Ijccii living a scchirlctl life as a civilian tii f.onilon. A corrBspbndcht saw him liy chance rjuHc recently" and it was Ilicii obvlo'iis that he. was suffering groat ly liolli "rhysically anil otherwise. A few days later he liad a serious seizure flml was ill al MMbank Iiospltal -for Joavc the licspltal he has been ,1 mere slin- clow or Ills former. self, Winnipeg. .Ian'. ot dogs lo leave Winnipeg In the'rilcc lo SI. Paul. n. got nl o'clcck.ihta.-nftgr MARKETS Spot wheat Local ti-nk wheat Ma'jr' Local track oats May'osU '-......r> May 179 .AV BATHER High-, 27 5 Moderately co'd with light local toow Ulli. DUKE DEVONSHIRE v 'Ms HONOREb en Toronto, Jan. scv- Intnrhcd fiUidcnls and Jioon. It was driven by Gabriel tcll of The I'as. Ten olhcr Learns'f pi lOTvcd al Intervals of tiiiinjlcb each. Lonls llie 1'anl carnival, was" here" to seethe slarl.. IL ia thought Ihat as a'iesuilj of Ihc recent storms'sbuth_ of thb bor- der llie (logs wilt find going lia dF. ladies, -i- the cfireaio3y- of con- ferring the degree of Doctor of on Ihc Duke, ol Deron-, shire.' in Convocation hull on Tuesday, Qulside a company of officers "of-' the corns, la eomninnd ot Wallace, n guard _ i nil, silicon'.'sever ittieV crew. of.. lltiEue report.tvro Vero -'i siink badly-damageil, r> .-v First London, leslroycr iras, sunk andcothcr. torpedo trail It -ya's an- nounccd loniglit.i -Tho, sinking ;ol Brilisli torpedo, boat Jan-" olber.'Cngagcmcnt jipat dbslroycTS Ticinily rot: Schou-" wen Dank-last." the loss "oC. lli'ree oE tbc crow1 announced-. V'. Brilish nepprt The oITicial nrilish Account :ot tlio ciisagcmenl, vrlikli :was Eivcii piiilast saM Ihal a IJritisli (IcstTpyer tornctlocd .-with 'llie loss i Vint .a Uer'nuvri ldcslroyer was siinh.7..; rlur.s- Sadly Damaged :VV Jan.' aurvivpr'of-lhe nermaii destroyer.V-69 jnlcrviencd at Ymuldcn Jiy Kvcniiig says the main action r.. occurred at, a point-SO briigsc. with' another Tor- pctio-b'oat. destroyer, rormcil iho rcnr- gnnrd of a riol'jlla'of IL vessels; Kml- dciOy llie Gcrniftn tlolilla fronted hy Uritish s (tint Ihcy not reacli .St. In hnich less llian scvcn'dflys. 1 WHAT BULGARIA the Jan. interview Anzelger 'ot -Bc'rllnj 1 Ihe President ot the jJalgaTlan1 Pnjr- llamcnl, saya an EschaiiRc TclogMph dispalch from that Uulgarla'a itcacc (he whole of Dobrudja l6 iho- Danube, parI-5 of nil of the Morava river (Scrvla) and Monastic j lirlllslt of Tour and III? ships cacliL .--l the TV35 -accuralc severely hiL :Tho conipnss ami 'fiUerlng- Bear -were dc--. of llic deslroycv acid us- ing nrbrcllcrs-in, slricrins .toward. ,_a Gcrniau port. f making fflr Ihe -soiiitj, confronted 'by four Brlllili v t" '--_ ;