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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 30, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta WINNIPEG WHEAT May wheat.............. 149% May:0�U............... 67 May flax _____. 166% WEA1HER High..............r.... 11.B Low ..... ............. --S.l' Forecast: Cold; local snows VOLUME �in. LETHBRIDGE, ALftBRTA, SATURDAY, JANUARY 30, 1915 NUMBER 42 HRSr CONTINGENT NOW CRMG CHANNEL TO WAR ZONE WILSON SHIPPING BILL ON Ati NIGHT GRILL REPULICANS ARE FIGHTING BILL TO LAST DITGH Senator Smoot Breaks All Records by Holding the Fbrt All Night in a Twelve Hour Speech Opposing Bill Which Senator Lodge Says Will Bring the U. S. Near War Washington, D.C.^ Jan. 30.-Locked In the mott apectacular battle, the halls' of Congress have seen since the big fight on Cannon rules, Senate Democrats and RepubHcans were arrayed today in the final stages of an historic, contest over the Administration Shippihg Bill; After an all-night session, in which Senator Smoot led the Republican fill-busters, .by! speaking continuously for elevens, hciira and thirty-five minutes, and vthe 'Democratic parliamentary sharps kept a .vigil in vain for an opportunity' to drop the gavel and order a roll, call, fresh Republican forces trooped Into the chamber early today ' and Senator Sutherland took uo the flght,v,' ..Senators of both parties, called from ibeds and banquets, had held the battle line all hight.^two little armies uniformed in full dress suits. Through the long, hours, while Senator Smoot held the flepr. without signs of fatigue until^ this day light came straamirig down through'the glass top of the Sen- ^''jS*ffJig,;l^^Sp|lliRor Sm. tion. 'Health conditions at Salisbury have greatly improved since the frost hardened the mud tracts. "Thirty-four hundred of the Canadian soldiers have signed the Y.M.C...' A. temperance pledge." .^^"MOLTKE" In Spite of the Reduced Force Chief Skelton's Squad Shows Fiqe Record POLICE COURT FINES AMOUNTED TO $1,505 mi 'yestiefaay'" submitted his annual report in'connectida with the .worlfing _^and : adniinistration of the police deijartriient,; tq the police commission. . SMETRMY om3],ooo Belter Showing by $4,000 than Was Expected-Operation Loss $2,576 ' DECEMBER GOOD MONTH OTHB GERMAN^.. BATTI^BSHIPS INO' [SUNDAY'S. BATTLE,. INCLUDING THE BLUCHER, ,M'HICH WAS SUNK London, Jan.-30l.-.A naval chaplain, who was in the|il|orth bea battle, in a letter to his reli^iyes, says: "The public.^i)uld have loved to have heard th^iqries of the men, as they looketj alt^t^e game: 'That's for Scarboroughl^^lffiat's for, the child-killers!' Ttin^lerthusiasm was intense." J,f^'W i'''r The iWfiter ^cldentaliv , rpentlons t h a^-at t h'feco m m e h c e nflMi^ijSfct l-he and anothem-man Wer,(! reading books on .the atar^ard. side of. the ship until -a shell struck- the armor and caused them to seek a less exposed part. The Lethbridge Municipal Rai'; ;,way did something but run behind last , . , .u J 1^,. . month. It .paid all cost of operation The report shows, that, ., although j^Ti.g/tesides. " ' - the force has been_mateially.reduced commissioner Reid has just made m strength, its emciency has teon i,,^ i^^j^nae sheet for the month, mamtamed. "Ihe ohiel constable. was ^,^3 ^gp,,t3 ,1,0,,. ^^^^ ^^^^ Ivighly complimented for-his splendid i,gs j^r iJecember were $.S858.00, recortl, � while the actual cost of operation was At the present there are eleven $3086,64, a balance of close to S800 on members on the torcfc, with; three re- the right side of the ledger, signations and three dismissals in the Beatiy's Gunners turned The Trick LMIOGE HAS Report of Chief Skelton on the Children's Shelter is Encouraging ft Drive Back Attackirig Germans Who Leave Mariy, Dead on the Field FIGHT IN THE~WEST IS VERY QUIET.TODAY cost CITY ONLY $2,275 "I have no hesitation in saying that the conduct of tli,e chi'idren in the city, and the condition,, of - the Children's Shelter, is second to nbno in th^ province, of Alberta,"--Chief Skelton In annual report of the Children's Shel- FRANK OLIVER NOMINATED Edmonton, .Jan, 29,-Hon, Fran'i Oliver, sitting member for lildmori'ton, was unanimouslv nominated tor the new constituency of West ICdmonton at the Liberal convention, heldm the city this afternoon. No other name came before the convention. Rcsolu-:tions �'ere passed expressing confiil-ence in the policy of Sir Wilfrwl Liur-, ier and regret that political dissen^ sion Was being stirred up at . tho present time. DERFFL] Hollandv Jan, .30,-From a Gcrm&ft , sourcsi the reliability past vear, and two members ' added to. fill tlie her of cases during the 1 have been 4i8 arrests made up of 385 males and 38 females". Remands during the year amounted to 308,. and 8 The New Yorlc Herald's London naval correspondent commenting on the.ter submitted to the Police Commis-British naval victory says : sion yesterday. "The engagement was between the xhe total number of children admitt-first class'ships-the most powerful ed to the home during the year was and: the most modern and Gcr- 77^ H of whom were residents of Che' The firsir conclusion to be drawn : ,nan ships-of a type combining heavy dty. Ten of these were discharged will be that the ' straight five-cent jiitting power with liigh Sj,eed, and during the year, so that on December there was one local delin-under the care of the Paris, Jan. 30,-T|fi,.if?r6pSfi-:>5?fii';�|S; fice today gave out'-* ;,rencrt "6h -tte I progress of the war'rea'ding as fol-l 7 ---^Ti^ iQ^yg. , sourcsi the. rehalnlity of whose vvsmi "G^nerallv EpeaWng. tlie'da;' of jan- ^9T=^"�". b ^^f'c.^y Vt a''session of tt^^^^^^^^^^ Cases Tried nc\, while her guns ralJed. the ^German. legislature, which met last "Nd- Theft, 9; attempting to steal. 2; J) 1914 is much better than for 1913, South African Veteran Comes All From Nevada Gold Fields Way the battle line. Riddled, she was the BRITISH BANKS PRAISE GOVERNMENT L-ondcn, Jan, 29,-Jusf uov^ the great Shfiter, 1; total, 28. Cases Settled Out -of Court Out after curfew, 19; destroying property, 32; lost children returned to r^sv''urA'''',.V''t'!iV\7'rh\'ch"ii-unrof t^^^^^^^ ^�*' ompleymeut found tor 14; 1 banking corporations are holding.their Ucl'fSdit the Bril'^h h"n" nVat I X^fr '^-ttTlS-^^ miscellaneous annual meetings. Unerudglng testi-while the best all around ship of the ! �'The*7,np:aitur' for German navy, tlie Dcrlllinger, was i The expenditure foi When the "C" Squadroi) ot tlie 13th Every man has a record that might Canadian Mounted Rilles is hewn in- well be envied. Swift joined the Roy- ^S'-cirpfl^'^ar ^^da't ^''Tr'^^^'lo^' ashore most.,zealously quest of the Kaise*'s' '.'goat." ^"08. liavinn-  been leading the iiomcward llight. "The Derflliiigor was hardly oft the stocks when tho war broke out. She is of 28,000 tons inri has a designed speed ot thirty knots. She carti-'s tiio heaviest type of armament, the calibre of which lias been one of Berlin's gii.'irded secrets, 'I'he Seydlllz was completed in 1913, The Moltke is well known to American I mony is given by the VpresIdentB in: the year was ' every case to the eneVgetic and', cap-; $5046,35, including salaries" ot the able methods with Which-Hthe.gbvern-staff. 'rbo income from various souiv-^ ment has coped wlthiith'fi financial as- pect of the crisis. es was S2772.05; so tile net expenditure was S2274.30. The net ajipropria-tioui from .the city v.^as S3500; so the saving made was ^.225.70, or the per- MAJOR-GENERAL centagB ,of Iho. appropriation spent 79,; . ' , , Chief Skelton, in closing his report, ' - pays:,"1 cannot speak tco highly ot the Probation officer, W, Lamb, and HUGHES AT WINNIPEG Over 100 of the'165 will be Leth- aboard the ^�urylius, 'Wild Fire, Cd-r- ^' S,,^ ^^,,^,1 � the Matron, Miss G painty; they have bridge men, and Major Brown has n^orant Vivid Blake, Beloraphon and ftJl stete. on'^^onsidere'l . mod.l hoth attended faithfully to their re- pratrtically. piciicd- Ws non-coinmis- Banterer, He left the marines with combination ot armament and speed, s^t'ee^ve duties cHinng thp vear, and sioned oflicors from amongst the loc- tl.e rank of First Class Corpo^l, and ^h?has been the pride oi the Gorman discharged the same efficiently," , al recruits, A largo number SppliodJOinftl the reserves receiyi^^^ --- yesterday at the Lethbridge hotel, tl^fj^IfL in rl'Jnl "From Vice Admiral Beattv's de- and Major Brown^sMectod. five from eT':?!^*^! to C^ ^^^-J scription ot the well contested the lot, to meet with him at Cards- �" t"e Lethbndgo police force for �'m on Feb. 2nd, pacing tho examin- y^ars, and yesterday was Winnipeg, Man,, Jatl. SO,-Major-Oeneral Sam Hu?hes, mini.ster of .Militia, arrived in AVlnnipeg at 3 o'clock, this aftermon arter his tour of the west, and leaver ir.v (he I^ast tomor-J rov.: rnornrin. heiagthe day mentioned as the time of meeting. It is also rumored tha-t the legislature will bo asked to .authorize an increase from four and a half to five per cent, in interest rates on $3,000,000 which the government, has been given power to, but, which it has been unable to secure up , to the present time; except at .au, excessive discount, ,' iiut. THEODOrt'E k. ELMSLEY Four.t|i',,l:ieutehanVyon .H.M.S. Tlaer, comh\^ndlf5g one.^pfJjhe turrejte on that shIPiVthe Ute^, ^rltjsh 8uper-dr�acJ- ; �.'HauyJiJ:, which tflftkvpart in the recent ^'orth^ Sija fidht, 1ft wljloh the Bluchor 'P waa/supki' ,jHe b^e \?pen ,in the navy ton on ITeb. ,2nd, passing ,,ive,i leave of absence by the police ins doctor on Monday.. AH ,non-M^^^^ commission until Feh, 6th when his nissioned oincers will  be th^^^^^ resignation takes ettect. His position examined as to for, ttie. posi- j6 ope>n for h'm. lions before the appoiiitrpcnts will he ' ,jp, js] v/^il known p-idc, and when made they will be mroughout the city, hu/ing been on only provisional.  municipal railway iUmost. since It IK ,thp aim 01 Lieut Pa?e, who jts establishment. He holds the ^King's 1$ in. charge of thp rcoruitinij.. to Ob- ^�^^ Queen's South Alrican med-taiii only men over- 25, and tlwi^seie*-, ^^j, ^,^^1^ ^.j^^ x',Sy' .'i.y'^r.S? loa and the Mounlud Infantry through-, 30 ^here are now iilactically qaoug men ; / ^ - south Africa, : | the Bigncd on to c6mple.te th.5- squhdron,. , oi,i,,,.,., .1. .........'.......1 ""^ Grant Hall Visits tl:e Gity; To Go Over New B. C. Line running fight one may assume the guns of the German sea monsters were powerful enough to cope with the ppwerfu) test of the Lion, the Princess Koyal and the Tiger, all of which are anned with 13.5 inch guns, an .overwhelming supeiioritv of Brit- -^'^^^S Hall,, yice-p$esident ot the, as far as Field. , . i. , ; , ish marksmanship. ' |C P. R, uill bp yi-Lethbridgf this j ^^j^^^^^ J^^ Sask "jac Bii 'those selected to, so to ' Ciiid&top on Tuesdu5 arc : Robt. J,i.. Swift, Henry T Dell, R,-Richards, Wxa. \-larnson aod Gebtg'e'.'Filmet. ' R. Richards came the JCcviida to enlist. He (Coutlnuea on page 5). Is came -ill thn wiv fvmVi' �" " .T." '""""^ aiuiJc. ai, ^u,.3pu . uie, iiewiy compiexBU isooicnay-uen-; wari, wnue Jiero, mane,an 1 cold fields tTTpfchhriXo V^" Indonri'table and the Now tral li'ne/tronl"^ Ctjmbror.c to Golden ot local temUuals, and statet c holdr'ihp kini^\ amV smaller, but they are antj the;ice wcstwai?