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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 28, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta WINhilPEG WHEAT 1 ''i Caih May ,....v�i�=,�v, ui.c^u �ic ^^.h- thOB�>i1ttnfifc'f6t:autjJ^;'Of whom .?j:here els of .v/heat, and .about 6O,O60 bush- are^'aDdUt 100 a;t ]thevpresent timp, all els of other grain's in store. The -'i'l'' ' ' � ^ '.. ' ----- amount shipped from these lines since' Sept. 1, is 3,7U,4i4 bushels. ' On ;the lines cast of Lethbridge there is 35,100 bushels of wheat, and 8,000 bushels of other grains in . . - Loudon, Jan. 28.-General von Bissing, the German governor ot Antwerp, according to Vhe DaAy Telegraph, has ordered the arrest and transfer to of all EtngUahmen in : ? Irrigation Deputation is Off To Ottawa Armed With 42 cm. Guns BIG GAS FLOWAT SEGUR'S No One Allowed Near and Important Developments are Expected Soon The Herald has absolute confirmation of the report that the Segur Sweet Grass well at St. Kilda, the property of the Grand Trunk Pacific Development Co., has struck a large flow of gas and prospects continue favorable. The well is now down about 1800 feet and ' drilling Is proceeding night and .iay. That further developments of a significant nature may be expected within the near future is seen from the fact that the vicinity of tbe well Is being placarded with danger signs, and no one is allowed near the drilling operations without special permiEsion. Russia Has Plenty of Money in Spite of Ban on Liquor  general; Von.'FALKENHAYN Who' recently auoo'eadpd Von Moitke as Minister of War,jiod Chief of Staff. He now reslcnB ai mirfjater, boing suc- ce�^5t( '^y, XJjfjapaJ'y/jjn Hohonborn Petrograd, Jan. 28, via London. - The oihuial report made by the' ways and means con)mittfe of the Duma last night' indicates that despite the war the government estimates of its ordinary int^ume from direct taxes When the soutljexn Alber,ta irio, in-1 Barrhill, Nobleford, Monarch, and during the couiing year will exceed eluding iVIayor Har4ie, President Mar- Staunton. Thcie are 252 names at- that of last year hV 06,457,000 rou-noch of the ' Lethbridte Board of taohcd, and practically every occupied bles ($3,S,22S,fi0n). The direct taxes nocii 01 the J.etnpmg8 "oara^o' quarter section is represente^d. The will he approximately 342,465,000 Trade, and G. W. Pearson of Iron 252 names represent 408 quarter seor roubles (171,232,200). Springs, storm tho'Chateau Laurier tions, or 65,280 acres. A petition rep- This is.the first budget in which th3 on behalf of the Old Man river diver- resenting 10,000 acres just across the income of alcoholic drinks will be sion project, they will be;equipped river, wa.s lost, but the farmers there elin^inated; From- nearly a billion with 42 centimetre gmis, in the;form are known to he almost unanimously roubles $500,000,000 from this souirce, of argument, backed up with petitions iu favor of the scheme. the government revenue will drop to signed by farmers representing 75,000 It. is proposea to take the water a few million roubles which will ac-acrcs of land. ' from the Old- Man river at a point crue from the sale of industrial spir-, These three gentlemen left the city west of-Maclcod, and that district its. . ! last night-for Ottawa, where they will likely subscribe for enough acr?.-' The government anticipated no dit-will have dj liegtrt^tto-heart talk with age to make the plan feasible, al- ficulty in realizing by indirect taxes le- though It has not been so thorough- a sufflcient amount to cover the de-ly canvassed. f  liciencj'- due to lack of revenue from Mr. Pearson will be the heavy- the ot liquors. Notwithstanding weight at Ottawa. He will place Pre- the great percentage of laborers in niier Uorden in the shoes of the aver-' tbe rankis of the army it is pointed the following districts 4.Picture.Buttg, age praine farmer in the dry belt, out that the efficiency ot those re-Lethbri'df;B .(West), Diatpond 'City, aind carry him through all the vioifesl-vmaiiung, owing to the enforced iohri-Coalhurst, Commerpa, ;.SunWi�t Kipp, tudes, trials and tribulations WiitWlety,-has been increased from 50 to Iron Spriuss., Turin, ..:Albion Rvdge, which he has to contend. i'lll^OO:per cent. ! ClTfilL FOLKS Besides Getting Less Salary they Told to Work Hour Longer are an evincing activity along the entire Gal-Ician front. THE TURK PLANS While it is not probable that any considerable body of Turks has yet penetrated the Sinai Peninsula, the advance scouts are virtually, at the edge of the Suez Canal, haying moved along the caravan route near the Med-iterranian. It Is believed that another column plans to advance through the centre of tbe peninsula, while per- to 6000 men. In thia particular fight. the French give their lotaea as 800. ; ; =5= RE At a meeting of the city council this morning, the salary reductions drafted at a recent unofTicial meeting were confirmed. City hall employees will have to to roll out half an hour earlier in the morning after Feb. 1st. A resolu-�tion has been passed bv the council that all members of the city staff work from 8.30 to 5.30 instead ot from 5, on week days and from 8.30 to 1 o'clock on Saturdays. The commissioners passed a resolution statiuK that the portion deducted from their salaries, be applied ca the relief estimate, which reduces that amount from $10,000 to $8740. GERMANS IMPRISON � BELGIAN EDITORS Amsterdam, via London, .Tun. 28, 9.10 a.m.-Several Belgian newspaper editors have been sentenced to one and two mouths' Imprisonment at the latest session of the German Military Court in Antwerp. The charges against' them are not stated. Men Wanted for 50tK Battalion Next Week, Maj. Parry in Charge Recruiting for the 50th Battalion C. E.F. will commence In Lethbridge one week from today at 2.30 p.m. at the armory on Tenth street, and wilLcon-tinue until noon on Friday, February 5. This word reached the Herald today from Captain Eaton ot Calgary. Major Parry, recruiting officer for the 50th, 'will be in charge. The plan of extending the recruiting to points al) ever the pro'Cince has; been adopted in order to give those living in Uie smaller places adjacent to contra! points like Lethbridge an opportunity to serve their country. Those eligible lor enlistment are males between the ages of 18 and 45. Minimum chest measurement 33% inches, minimum height 5tt. 31n. Men under the ages of 21, and the only sons of parents wholly dependent upon them must obtain the written consent cf their parents to join, and married men must have the consent of their wives. All men must be sound, mentally and physically In every detail. - : Major Brown, who Is in charge ot the recruiting for the Cardston squadron of the 13th Canadian Mounted Rifles, who will go to the front under Col Kemmis of Plnchor Creek, la in the city today from Cardston, looking over procpective N.C.O.'s;- Recruiting lor this squadron will take (ilace in Lethbridge on February G. A large number of Lethbridge men are already signed on. � GERMAN OFFICIAL J Berlin, Jan. 28 (wireless to London; s 2.10 p.m.-Victory for Qtrman troop*: !; in two important engagementa along;. the western front Is announcad In an -, official communication from the War- ! Office today. In the region of Clpa-: /; onne, another section.of the trenches of the Allies waa captured, the ra|>ort states, and In upper AI�ae�thssFr*Wi|K*if! retreated In disordet-, after *ufra);|j|Bl1i ,^ heavy losss In attacks on the Qerr^ini,^''-i positions. ' In thci^ eastern canjMiafl^.j, Jtwo small defiiats of the " ' Meighen Will Replace Roche Ottawa, Jan. 28. - The Ottawa Journal states that Hon. Arthur Meighen, solicitor-general, will assuredly be brought into the cabinet as Minister of the Interior in sue-'/ cession to Hon. Dr. Roche. Dr. Roche,' however, will not retire at once, says, the JournaL There arc several inRt,^ ters under way which it is the desiro of the government to see. completed before he resigns. The Minister of the, Interior has been � poor health for. some tunc. m :??*-�*?* -o-     WILL TRY TO UNSEAT MAYOR TAYLOR ; Vancouver, B:C., Jan. 28.-^A � city legal firm is today prepar- j ing for presentation to court on ? Saturday a petition to unseat . Mayor Taylor on the ground of � lack of property qualifications.  �>?* � ? * * * � ?  ? Mexico Boasts a New President Seed Oat Situation is Serious Oats Free of Weed Seed Scarce I Premier Siii Rdbe'rt' L. Borden I garding tH agricultural and unem-i ployment iituation-' in southern Al-I bcrta. . The petitions for. irrigation'cover "I think there are plenty ot oats in the country, but the trouble Is to get seed onts, that is, oats from wild oats. There Is where the government is having its difficulty."-John Tay'lor, Taylor Milling and-Elevator Co. "I think the goyernhieht-should secure the seed right away. The present high prices aiid thelluotuations in the niarket tend to inake those who have oats sell, with the result that the supply is hecoming limited. But if a special effort were put forth right now, I think the government should be able to fill its requiromonts."-G. W. Green of the Ellison .Milling and Elevator Co. ' V These two opinions wei^s expressed this -morning, in response tA the I-ler-nld'B enquiry as to the basis for...the report .sent dut yesterday by the Winnipeg Free'Press that the oat situa-tionjilfi serious, The government needs SOO.O'OO ;])ushels"of oats for seed pur- poses, only 100.000 bushels- of 'which have beeh secured so far. Mr. Tay-I lor stated that he believed there were I plnty of fd oats in th country, but they ; were infested with wild oats, which it is impossible to clean out. Such oats are unfit tor seed. Mr. Tav'ior declared that bis agents had shipped to him car after car of oats, which looked � good enough for seed, but, when test-1 ed the wild oats were in too great a j percentage for that purpose, and they had to be sold as teed. , Mr. Green said one farmer m the I Lethbridge district has .30,000 bushels '. of oats in his bins, and he knew the elevators also had large quantities in storage, but the present high prices would move them, and unless the govt ernment acted quickly the situation-would become serious.. � ( It will be seen, therefore, that there ' is good ground for the �Winnipeg re-, pdrti.^nd fai-raers^who h^ve.good seed;i o'ii^ii^n hand now are lUokw,, ' '� -"s^" \\, --. NEW PRESIDENT OF MEXICOHr; General Rogue Oonzales Carza'wlioi has been declared provisional PreVk* dent ot .Mexico to succeed;;Ca,rranzaV who fled from that cltyj;'%bli ' ' was taken at a: ineetlng-j:;JiiMTfvig ranzlsta and VllUsta Iea4!Br8iiD CO-; .: � : :'"V:^3*^p| Me,xico City, Jan.'37-P."'"' President Garza and liW gd left the capital "earlyf-toaayl. navaca, where a new ietX di c ment wiUbe egtiibllahed;-^^*;^^ ................. ;