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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 1, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta TAGE FOUR THE LETHHR.DG-E OAU..Y HEUALD ftmlb Ictbln-toQc, Hlbertn DAILY AND WEEKLY. SUBSCRIPTION RATES: tho Canadian newspapers are having to got them there. Ihen Ihcy lire hav. Ing d harder lime Hum Is coming to Ihcm. Dally, delivered, nor yonr.... Daily, by mail. year----- {Weekly, by moll, per year.. 54.00 3.00 Turk Kiillur can't understand how tlio Impregnable Qennnu forts at the entrance to Iho Dardanelles were raz- ed so easily. Tho .Turks nro just bc- 6lnnlne to realize that they have- been made ISO'goat lor tho Kaiser's 1m- posslble aiul'illc-s. TELEPHONES: Business OHlcc IIH Editorial Office W. A. Buchanan John Torrance Mannsins Director Business Manager Conservative papers are t'eauirlng a story Irom.OIUwa thai Major Oon Sam 13 to go to tho front In command of a division while someone else runs his depnrtmeni. Bu; the Major Gen era! demos tho rumor and stales that he will stick lo the ship no matter how tho crew mutinies. SEVEN MONTHS OF WAR On Thursday the 1th the nations will have been engaged iu war lor the parioil of seven months. The rc- 'sulls achieved so fur, are only 'alive ones. No great movement has j .been effected, on either side, which has tended to make any real impres-1 lion on the general situation. PICKED UP IN IASS1NG FOR THE BUSV MAN GERMAN OFFICER CAPTURED JN; TRENCHES BEING .HEAQQUARTERS armies are still practically intact Ho culminating brought about. with victory or defeat ihe Allies have not gained tho enemy has been thwarted in even- movement which iwcmld have made a direct change in the campaign, and altered its com- iplexion altogether. In the language lei chess the Allies have been playinc V defence game, with the develop- ment of pawns for confusing the enemy's strategy until the time is [appropriate for launching the attack. at is safe to say that this Sas prac- Vlcally been tie case with tho Bus- ilan iMtlcs, means hiving (Seen taken jy "sacrifice" to weaken the enemy's 'offensive, until the time arrives tn [strike, and to strike horns in co-opera- aion wiui their western allies. The German blockade may, on what ill has effected so far, be writ dow id failure. Since It was Initiated, 70S '.vessels arrived at and 673 sailed from ports, -itilh a total loss ot eight fEritisli vessels. The progress of the Allied llee ijhrough the Dardanelles h wllb. interest. It has ye' Store than half-way to travel before (reaching the open waters of the Sea jot Marmora, and then.on to Ihe ijihorbus to shell Constantinople. The jjnost ditUcult part o! ita work Is ye flu front with the strongest fortresses either side oE the Dardanelles t foe silenced. Once this is done th Test will ibe comparatively easy. The Maple Leaf elevator at Naples, in., was completely destroyed by Ulcr executing a difficult pool shot d Tipton 31 vears old, dropped ad in a billiard hall at Wilton, la. V F Williams, a white slayer ol a lirenian at Pleasant Hill, Mo., was ncbed by a mob. Six' gunmen held up n meeting 01 cw" York wholesale iruiters and got New York City had 404 suicides ;t year aad 1VO persons iveie killed John iiartin, pioneer British Col- rabia' settler and iormer mayor o[ ossland, is dead. The Vancouver city council will Id a tai- sale to collect taxes that are in arrears. i J G. Murdoch, reeve of Lucknow, i nt died a lew hours after att-cnd- g 'church, and, later, the funeral 01 friend. Collections taken in the three Ko- an Catholic, churches of 1'etcrboro r the -Belgian Relief Funil totalled William Holdcn Keller, for flity- wo years a member ol tbe stall ol he Bimcoe British-Canadian, is ead, aged 77. John-Tenfold, o[ Brockville, who it with the first contingent, is dead in London, Eng. He was n South frican war veteran. Proceedings were begun yesterday efore Judge SIcTa'vish at Ottawa to liseat Mayor Portjr and Controllers 1 tha THE POLICE FORCE It is hinted that it Is practically de- cided- to make further reductions In the police force, the proposed reduc Uons this time being to srl men fWhile .this will appear a most drzstii of administration, in keep- with the times and will meet with j general approval. The Lethbrtdg'e jollce. force at the present time has a -Tepuiation for efficiency that is wide- i spread, and while cutting the force In j-two will naturally tend to lessen tha we have frith in the ability Chief Skelton to build up round hi jp. small Ibut able wil [continue, to Keep the city as frorj Berime as heretofore. If the redaction is made it will re- ijnaln.for all good citizens to do thei [lest to help the police force and les seen their burdens so that the lesse fnumber of men will be able to do thi JjworkL But -why stop at the police depart taent? Two years ago we thought W not possibly get along with les '.than IS men. Every economy jaun taken by the council removed one o 1 now we have 12. Now we are to make a wholesa eut to six. Other departments ca ffollow suit. The city is In a prett fair way to arriving at an administra tlon lie people.can pay for, and afte j all that is the caly kind of administra. ition at this or any other time. A NATURAL MARKET i 'Figures showing the distribution i through the Winnipeg sloe (jards for 1914 have Just been pu jllshed, and they are extremely inte jesting in the fact that ov 26 per cent ot them went south .markets. -More we Shipped across .the Mne than any oth tone direction. Tet we are sometlm tsked to believe that the Unit Elates market is not a natural ma ket for Canadian agricultural produc Following are Ih'e figures: A total of cattle were ma keted through the two stockyards Winnipeg during 1914. Of this nu fcer 16597 went through the old C. B. yards through the TJ Ion stock yards. The distribution the remaining is u .follows Shipped Shipped east Stockors shipped west Uriven from yards........... The clock Is here were slow? If the Canadian boys havo-as ha p, Urne valuable information is headquarters for a cross-examination. had vigorously resisted prisoners by olcvor quesfcioiiinE. The French infantry, by one of their two ollic- An interpreter of the French arm brilliant charges succeeded in cnptur- u at ihe extreme left. Very o The latter are being takci trench irom the Germans project. The Ontario portion of the (Special to the ALMOST, FAINTED InDallrFiar.OfDMIi-Uafll "Ftolt-a-tivjs" Biought (Ullet. CHATH4M, ONT., April 1913. "Some two jeut ago, I was great mtflcrer from 'ludiccHllop, Oue mlnQf' came today that Belleville will have thirty delegates, comiog at the war- den's' invitation, and Ottawa's may- or, Nelson D. Porter, promised 2 few days ago that he would bring down a umber of enthusiasts irom the capi- al. Hamilton, London, ..Windsor. 3uelph, Woodstock and other cities will be represented also. Quebec will send down an exhibit under tho escort of J, A. Tessier, Minister of Hoads, and B. Micbaud, he deputy minister. As Quebec has within the last few years spent on road construction and naintenance, and is contemplating he appropriation of another 000, the province is exceptionally keenly interested. Manitoba will be represented by. R. S. Henderson, president the Mani- ,oba Good Roads Association, and other members 'of that organization! V wire ybaterday states xhat V wire yDaterday states xhat -jug twelve and one-nan- gran- Brunswick and Nova Scotia will sup-! ers, m'isers, cement-post lort representatives within tile next making and. every known veek or two. variety oE-material or machinery in A nnrt nap KpYeral never before seen GGtL UL Sasaatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia will send representatives ointly to the -Good Roads Convcn1 tion, and the annual meeting the Canadian Auto Federation, lean arranged to hold during the same week. Every phase of road construction turcs. A sample of standard road- way will bo built outside Convoca- tion Hall, where the meetings will be held, and this "sample road" will be examined with peculiar Interest by delegates, since it will he "one lOaU lUtimUll, Ulilrlll., I iullll.ll Ul Its foundations, wearing dom should now be engaged in the surface, concrete roads, brick pave- ments, bituminous roads, dust preven- tion, bridges, .culverts, road mainten- ance, road machinery, wooden blocks, earth, gravel. and mncadnm roads. Among the .twenty-five noted authori- ties who ivill deal .with some of these fields are.-.F. G- McDiarmid. minis-" greatest war ever seen on the earth. No one could realize that a lew short months ago the Mother Land and the Empire oi which wo lorm a part, was face to face with, the greatest crisis in her splendid .history. Eng- land has not sought [or. war. Her motto was-not, "My country right or but it was "A squaro and honest deal. A brief review oi the German view was then given by .the speaker A. Magralh, 'cx'-M.P., heart of the In- tcrn'ationai Waterways Commission, wHoilviil. talk- "Road France "and then threw in her weight of Columbia'University J. N. Car- lisle, state highway commissioner of New York, and W. D. Sohicr, chair- man oi the Massachusetts State H'igh- wav Commission. 'Among' the materials of road build- ing and up'-keep which will he shown in Convocation Hall March 22-2G are: Wood: blocks, bitumin, road alls, brick, cement, concrete reinforce- ments, rpcmac, road rollers (weigh- ing twelve and grad- use in Canada.' a G. :A. McNamee, secretary treasurer of tho convention; and W. H. Leach, superintendent oi exhibits, have open- ed offices-in Toronto at tho King Ed-, ward .hotel. being flooded! o scales against Germany. A magnificent tribute to the diplomacy of Sir Edward Qrey was paid by -Mr. Elton, who -stated that England had had great states- men in tho past, but Sir .Edward Grey was the best of all. (a, remark which brought out burst of The Belgian view wml then taken up and a resume of the work she. did ,in defending her frontier .against the Germans' Intrusion followed, and reference made to her position in 1870. Various other points were en- larged on, cmpliasis- being placed on the fact thai-Russia was prepared to e a stand aside and let the: nations of Europe settle the Austrla-Servia trouble, but Germany declaring war on Russia spoiled all .the good inten- ts from .German writers WilLU'.UULUI. illoj.-ult ublllE, null, w-tth correspondence, and will have] Supp6rt the.speaker's position to his Every phase o roa consrucion w'correspon, suppor e. s and maintenance will lie" discussed in Convocation-Hull and its annexes: address were then given, and he con- papers by international experts, exhibitors' machinery and i cjudcd his remarks with the state- shown on the screen in moving pic7 materials when the time lor space- th'at peace would only come which can he constructed in any ordinary municipality at moderate cost. 1 The subject oi a transcontinental highway through Canada .miy lip for discussion, and it is that active steps will be t-HCn lo- wucn MIS mini; iyt- OPIH.H- allotment'closes. The Licutenant-Gov- ornois of Ontario and Quebec have becn'askcd to.participate in the open- ing, and will likely be present. The location of the Third Annual GoodxRoa'ds Convention appears to rest between Ottawa and Wlnnipog. There is a strong-- movement from each "city to capture next year's Con- vention, and it probably will' rest with the executive as to which will win out; No.decision will be taken the-meeting by the Vaugh- that active steps will DC 10- wn ou o. ward making a :start on this .epochal until the Convention is in-session. salil, there had been a reduction of. two and a half days a 'week In time during the past year. He could under- stand there had been some, falling off In the consumption of coal, owing to economy and owing to the use of. nat- ural gas, but he did not think those causes were a of the general unemployment. Mr. Crothers said.that he had. had the matter Investigated by one of the officers of the -nd the chief cause was the opening up of a us" mine near However, ho would talk the matter over with the chairman of the Board of Railway Commissioners and would consjder whether anylhlne would be gained by furlber Investigation. GERMAN SLAIN IN WAR QUARREL English Adversary' Aiurtn Shooting Wai In Self-Derence Santa Rosa, Cal., Feb. Pfelffer, age 0.0, was shot and Sebastopol, by James Peat, tho same age, fol- lowing a to have resulted from.'a 'dlsciiflfilon. of the European INTERNED GERMAN SLAYS'BELF Despondent Because Kept From Fam- ily and Colors Honolulu, T.H., Feb. Brandt, paymaster of tho German gunboat Geier Interned here, commltt. ed suicide lasl night. Ills Inability to Join his family or colors caused Iiondpucy, IICUL IJllaU -j-------- when the works, at Essen were de- stroyed and the'allied armies would march into Berlin to make the .terms of capitulation, which the two Kais- ers must sign. the course of patriotic songs were, sung choir Mr. Blaxall and Mr. W. an Mr a. A. Wright moved ft vote of thanks to Mr. .Eltonj ..the chair- man, and all who had taken, part, Mr. J. R. Farran seconded, and it was heartily carried, The singing of the National Anthem brought one of' the best meetings to a conclusion. A dance for the young people followed. California retained its lead In gold production last year and was follow- ed by Colorado, Alaska, Nevada and South Dakota. county-' authorities, nsgertlng that he shot Ptelffer in self-defence. AVIATORS TAKEN FilOM THE SEA Germini Dropped Into Wiler, if 'Trip-to England Uowentoft, -England, yla London, Oermnn avlalora, who for two days had' been cllngliig to theloi" machines in the North Sea, woro landed hero on Saturday by the British'- trawler i which rescued them. The Germans'mVt with their accident whlie aitompllnij lo (ly from Ostend to Bpgiahfl last t'unday. Both of them wero hindod oviV to the navel auth- WHOOPING COUGH tmut utujfcHrni simple, life injllttlln relfews Croup lionet. 111! I ttnl.n Wlenii Inn Aiihjni. TnlsHcirqliillhmlKHUMpefiKl- hikd wllh fiat bnlll, soolhei the note Ihrna! fliopft ibo ssurlnc nurul 'descriptive bookM ;