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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 26, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta WEAlHER cash .....TTTTTTT. ... 140 / May.................. JulJ................... 144% VOLUME Vlfi, LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, TUEwSDAY, JANUARY 26, 1915 NUMBER 38 Will Again Take Charge of this Important Work Among Farmers-Hay to be Supplied for Stock of Destitute Farmers Will Denmark, Seeking Revenge For Schleswig-Holstien, Menace Germany's Gibralter, Kiel Canal "^fNEBS in 'J^''*^^^'"' ^""^^ ^"""^ ^^^^ JLlTlnnL U Tremendous Speed of the Battle ^.of DeranarK Cruisers Were Too Much for Tirpitz ^iliiii Pelrograd, Russia, Jan. 36.-How Should Germany Uc tlcicated and her do the Scandinavian, kingdoms stand territory become the s;io-,ls for the in this war? ^yl^ l>enmark at^^k victors she can relieve hersslf of much Germany's Gibraltar-the Kiel canal'.' ot the' burden of paymi.nt by inform- With Italy, Roumania, Greece 'and inp; Russia tliat slie has made it pos- even Switzerland wavering on the sible for the latter to acquire Con-i brink of indecision, teady for the stautinople, the fioal of a dozen Great need of feed for milch cows and young stock on farms has teen /< -during the past few weeks Ithroughout the drought stricken district. There Is little or iio feed on the' l-icns, is a difficult thing range and farmers have fed what lit-, tain, tie they had 00 hand. plunge into the European cataclysm tlic favor of Norway, Sweden and Denmark is being'cairefuUy cultivated by both sides, , And neutrality,! for this trio of na-to � main- Last October, W, A. Buchanan, M. P., took up a case of this nature with J. Bruoe Walker, superintendent of immigration, who then made the statement that the Dominion government would provide baled hay to destitute fanners for farm stock only in moderate quantities, where same was absolutely necessary. According to this statement farmers shoiild he able to get . feed tor their stock, enough at least to see them through the winter, by applying, to any of the relief agents. ri.N.W.M.P, TO CONTROL RELIEF The Herald understands that arrangements have � practically been � � ' -the ---- Will Inspect the Battery, be Dined and Address Mass Meeting-hi Wesley ..Ch u r c h--Citizens' Cbmraitee Appointed Czars. Thus, if weias allies of Oer- The visit (j|j^he Minister of Militia many were likewise van^i'i-shoil, I.u.s- fhfs eveningr.^ilJ. bo a unique event sia would acquire our northern iron in the histojrj^f Lethbridge, not only mines and reduce us to a state not from its belriglithe first time the city unlike Denmark found itself after will be vlsit^f'-by a Minisler of War Prussian seizure of its southern half." In bis offi'clal";,'capivcity, but in that tlie As most of the money coming into visit is made'Snder unj)recedented clr '------ ^:- ------,.;,, , contin- MONSTER 13.5-lNCH GUNS OF THE TIGER, PRINCESS ROYAL AND LION, THAT PROVED THEIR WORTH TRIUMPH- FOR THE BATTLE Comment on Sunday's naval battle ascribes Britain's victory to guns and Sweden merce and derivatives, hound together. . war. J" 1*1^'? At the outbreak of the warSwe-' "Denmark is a serious menace to has ever^een.. amneements den, on whose iron ere countries Ri.s- the Kiel canal," declared the he d of sln^fL^^^^^^ sia has frequently turned an envious a ship line, to me. "Three islands of f fuf ^fv G n m ^ " which Maribo is the largest, stand no ['^'^ 1''^^">1,^h,'; VhJ rfen^^^^ by more than 100 miles oil Iviel. which tendered^a.^reception^a^^^ is in the lower section of Schlcswig-Holstcin. "Germany would need a million men to. hold Denmark, with the na- iioral of this war coupled with speed! We cordially congratulate' the people of New Zealand on the CRUISERS The Daily Telegraph ijc-sui'; the ( gagement as the triumph HAT BOA HEY SANK But Britain Knows Noth-  ing of it-Dutch Cafp ' tain Authority One Brit^ ish Boat Damaged-i Dacia Still in Port gaze, saw its only hope in afTiliation with Germany. Thi.s � certainly did.nOt please Denmark still rankling because of the annexation: of Schleswig-Hol-stein by Germany. Sweden held of? and novr after six months of the war its people are still carefully guarding tural strategic positions poss.ssed by their neutrality. :, the former, nation. Where would the TRBIMENDOUS;PRESSURE million come from: with two other But tremendous pressure is being battlefronts to be kept .up ? stricken-dtstrictlrora ms time on. .Wity,n, . - ; ...... j WOULD_LOSE HhR GIBRALT P(-ior to the "fiirs^ 1 " /the Mojlnted Polloe rl!::!-�^^^1h^ reuS ^ Ihaf^ii;'iJ;^ countoes-^ui Itho �! in^rs. lief(*,- founds worthy of consideraticia, and ehou^ relieff was supplied -to take care of the applicants for at least tlireo months, when, they were given instructions to return and another three months' supply would he given if deemed neoessary. It has been found that a great majority of those !who were in need have been taken care of and that for the time being �the urgent demands of the settlers have bmi taken care of.-In case that during the balance of the winter iaonths there are any cases of ' dire need the government has decided to again pl^ce the needs of the settlors in the hands of the R.N.W.M.P. This only refers to articles shch as are necessary to keep tlie , human body from starving. For applications for hay, f�ed oats ifor' spring cropping and hog feed, the 1^ larmers will still apply to iSie relief the oomraittefe, appointed to meet him and introductions will talte place. Following ate the members of the recer-t-ion dOnimittee: Judge JackBon, Dr. Stewart,. G. R. Marnoch; Df.VxjpeVeber, W. A. Buchanan, C, F, P.:^onybeare. F. W. Downer, .T. D.- Hlgi^})otham, Canon MoMil-len, G. "li. t-&^fettitlh,' John Gilmore, E. Adams, Bi&^cKay, .1. N. McNicol, Willla'maSni Supt. Wilson, E. .T. Hill, J. M:.'.^Hcln, D'r. Galbraith, R. T. IBRALTAR Brymner; ,Wm. Ball, H. MacBeth, L. �But Denmark does not e en have m. .TohiWfeb'neMA, B. Stafford, Mayor to enter the war. until a deoisi e hat- Hardiej.AiGbmi�68l6iier. Grace, Corn-tie has been fought, to win her share mis8l&itei^R.etd. 1' ' of the spoils which surely wouldbe At 6.15 p.m. J5iId^is^be taken; invspeoial dr DaniBh-speaking'halt of it." ShotUd,-�treet oars decorated'for the occasion encigh territory be awarded her to, to the Fair Grounds, where an in-include the Kiel canal Germany loses spectlon of the battery and buildings of battle cruisers. "There are no ships with guns of the same calibre as battleships ; they are the .only vessels good fortune which attended their ^^'hiph ?i;/^lV�''nff splendid warship on its second ap- ',^1 ^i'^^fHT''^^/,f 1^^^^^ pearance in action. She was also in !!f/'Soland at^t^^^^ the Heligoland battle." Among the o"ly vessel which could;.,have been best naval experts the engagement is accepted however useful are submarines as sent 7,000 miles to South America to as a salutarv r'Sertha? ^^^^""^^ ^''""^l Craddock, and they ^'se?ul are 'submarines 's ^"^^ ^^f 0"!^ .vessels which could have au.Kiliaries the fate of the- Empire still rests with the capital ships. carried out this successful flgbt (Continued on page 3). in her Gibraltar forever." RUSSIA READY TO STHIKE HUNGARY Left Wing Headquarters in Capital of Bukowina--" Josefalva and Dormawatra in Hungary Within Grasp of the Russian Bear London, Jan. 26,; 3.25 a.m.-The-Bu-charest correspondent of the Daily Mall says that the Russians, after de-cSssi^Ms""lnl&'neXr "troying the electric - railway station com^issionMS. in Maic^ ^ jacoblni, Bukowina, which was them -to' put ini their spring crop. Gernnans Take Offensive Paris, Jan. 26, 2.50 p.m.-Greatly increased activity along the western battle front Is reported in the official French communication of today. The initiative rests with the Germans, whp' the whole of the Jaqoblni district,'but j'in some sections delivered as many only after a hard hattle, la which the as five successive attacks of great vio- wHl take place. ' Returning' from the grounds the gu^st of the day will be banquetted at the Lethhridge Hotel, after which a mass m�5Mlng syiU-be "held"-at the auditorium of Wesl'ey church. The following is the rota of the programme mapped out: 1. Reception at Depot, 6.00 p.m. to 6'.1B p.m. 2. Pair Grounds, 6.30 p.m. to 7.15 p.m. � 3 Luncheon at Lethbridge Hotel, 7.80 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. 4. vvtotley cliuich, 8.30 p.m. COMING IN A HURRY , Calgary, Jan. 26.-(Special).-Ma-I jor-General Sam Hughes, Minister of Militia, arrived in Calgary shortly after halfjiast two this afternoon on the regular train from the coast. A SUPT. J. O. WILSQH GETS PROMOllON Pbpiilar Mounted "Polic^^^ Officer GetsJ;an ^J^sista^t, Commissionership-Will be Located at Either Regina or Edmonton Superintendent James O. Wilson He was located at headquarters, Re-this morning received a wire 'roT ;^'?^\?^\�L*�\*'Tr-. bmcial sources starting that he , had 1 p/j^^^^tio? h\'comi^'I'S^^" ! K "^^^ Edinburgh, ScoilMd^ Jm, 24, vUiv London, 2.30 p.m.-Fifty eurvlvera. of the Oerman armored orutaer Bi�etMr,i which was eunk In the Nerth.'Sea en Sunday, In an engegement with Ihle'^ Britieh warehipe, were laniM from two Britieh torpedo beat deelreyere today at Letth^ two ml lee from Edin^ burgh. ; FOR GERMAN CONSUMPTION ; Berlin, Jan. TS (wtreleee te Leiif den).-Additional detaile of the slnk-Ing of a Britlah battle�ruU9r In the^{; naval fight In the Nertn Sea; weat of , Heligoland, which la claimed by tH#i^ Germane, la given in a atatement la> �;^ aued here today. The etatement filifiti lovw; ., , "According to well-informed Oer-. ; man aouroee, thia crulaer sufFered : heavily from the fire of our �ann^: ^ and wee then eunk by a German tor^-; pedo boat by two well dlre�ted atio^'i: The elnklng waa obeerved by a Oer? |j man alrehip, which followed, the bat->^ tie .cloaely.. .Two .Engllah.torpedo,it boata were aleo eunk. The alrahtPi', aleo ebaerved the aerloue damaging J of two other Englleh ehlj>a." -.v, .--^ Britieh Crulaer DimagedT,*;ul^'' London, Jan; 26.-^A dispatch ^noqti^^ Amsterdam to the Cet^trfU NeWB, dcvl; � olarea be �wltneesed part ofCfhe^'Mglik,^'; and aaw one Britlah ship sllghtlr-lilBm-^, aged. * - . Cengfatulaltlene From Fretieh London, Jan. 25.-The offlclaV^preaa? bureau tonight gave out the foUQWlns>' mesBage received by the Admtra^ty.-from Tleld Marshall Sir John IVeaeti: "I and the army In France hope that been appbiEted assistant commission- in this capacity he had charge of the er of the Royal North West Mounted Regina district for three years. Police, filling the %'acancycaused by,' la "{"""^^J', .1906, Supt.. Wilson the death of the late Assistant Com-: came to Lethhridge m-charge ol 'jK missioner Major'Wood in Florida, ap-; ^''^tachment, one ot the Jargest diyl-pointment to date from January 16. isions m the service, and. has been After the first of February, there Rusgians lost an .entire regiment in.jlence. will proh�bly he fev,r requests come m-itiuea or wounded, and were obliged ^ gaid that all these assaults for assistance, but if-any should he - to retire temporarily to Czokanechtle' made the R.N.W.M.P. will deal-.witlv! under a constant iAustrian bombard-t,he cases promptly and with their usual caie.' Wheat Passes 1.26 Breaking ail Records for Year Wfeeat today has it forty .ways on Kaiser Bill's .Zeppelin baby killers, for wheat has gone up and is staying up. It is in the; staying-up powers that it puts the Zeppelins to shame. King Wheat .touched the highest ot high; ispots for 1015 today. . Cash ;whej^t.in the Winnipeg pit climbed to iUOi: and stayed tliero still the close. JiOOal dealers are paying 126^ for car lots,; and. farmers are scraping the bottoms o( their bins to see if they liavo any ' of the golden stult that ha� been overlooi'ied. l%e price'is the highSBt ever paid m Lethbridee �inoo No. liNor. or No. 1 Red treJcked to this'portion ,of the universe. And the indications ; arc that � the end is not yet. were met successfully,, except in the ,. . Te.t(ion of Ciiionne, wher the Germans ment, which prevented any advance succeeded in penetrating.the trenches until reinforcements Were received, gf th Allies and holding some of the "They now hold.the.key toJoaefal- ground gained; va in Hungary, and Dorna-Watra is Bombardments by the Germans of threatened, and its fall is inevitable, the-Alsatian town "of Sennheim (sl.v "Genera,! Wabel,;oommander'of-the iiniles southwest of Thann) indicates Russian left wing, has arriyod, with that they mav have made some pro-hls staff at ' Czcmowitz,' capital . of gress in this "region also. ""^'^V^'l . Germany Seizes Wheat ? * * * -S- �  4> %\ C.N;B. BORROWS TWO MILLIONS > ? ? ? Otta'wa, Out,, Jan. 2r>.-it is stated that the CanadlaJi Northern Railway ha� borrowed two mUllon dollars through the Fidelity Trust CO., Philadelphia, at 5 por cent. The seeui'lty given is on the ro'.I-ing \ pole of the company. Ail the n.oney 1b I to be repaid in InstallmeatB of ^105,000, to-ibf paid at Intervals, of six months* Blan reinforcements,' whleh : are tarriving in Bukffwina;, indicate that It is the intention to penetrate Transylvania in force."  ;. � 1 Beiiin, Jan. 26.-All stocks ot Wheat have been seized by the German gbv- (Continued on page 3). ' TO,BE SCENE OF.INVASION -OF GERMANY. I This confirms the Herald's special Ottawa dispatch of some days ago, which stated that Superintendent Wilson would be the man for the position. . cejft our congratuJatlona ; en the vie- ' tofy of the British fleet In the Ntortb Sea. Convey to Vice-Admlral Beatty " and Commodore Tyrwhltt and' th(S� } otrioers and men oar admlntton and I good wlshoe." ,1  Karlambe Biiay v Berlin. Jan. 36.-It la reportett'fioi^ ' Lelpzlir that the German ctnlsar'Karlsruhe has sunk elerea eoanaantii" ' j ships during the fortnight -v I Assistant Commissioner Wilson, in special" train was awaiting him here speaking of the appointment, stated and five minutes after his arrival the that he did not know where he.would minister left for Lethbridge, accom- be located, but it will be cither Re- panied by Col. E. A. Cruil ' ium Will comn^nce at 8 o'clock . bo nblOj to ge-i_,to Wesley a�di-?; torldmv in ordpr to hear the , All veterans . andwox-S^^'yioe men are requested .to'.,n^ej9t' It^, '* the vestibule' of th^^^'ijfrMley^ -� -church at 8,lB;thls"eVe�ln4;;tn-'