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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 2, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta MARKETS May wheat............. 145 May oata............... Mny Max..... WEATHER High Forecast: Fair; VOLUME VIII. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, MAHCII 2, 1915 NUMBER C8 UNCLE SAM WANTS TO KNOW MORE ABOUT THE BLOCKADE (i-------------------.---------------------------------------------------- One More Hun Wasp Sent Down Merchantman Captain Plays the Game and Turns the Tables Wellington, O.C., March United States will send a note to Great Britain and France, in answer I to the one received yesterday, Inquir- ing what means will be taken in car- rying out the policy of holding up supplies being carried to and from Germany. Smashed German Submarine March John Bell oE the B.B. Torulns, bound from Blythe La Portlajul, which arrived at] Portland yesterday reported that dur- ing the voyuge he observed the peri- scope of a submarine on his starboard bow. All [made ware ordered on deck. The captain noticed the submarine cross his bowe to port, and Look up a. position about 40 yards ahead. Shortly after he noted the wake of a torpedo had been fired from tlio port elde ahead of him on his starboard bow. He put LhB helm hard over and ran over the jjeriscopo. AB he did so there was a crafih underneath. The submarine disappeared afld ail WH observed lo be floating on tho water. "Europe" Behead "Dacla" 'Parli, March soon as the LVmerioan steamer formerly u, iHamburE-Amfirlcan liner, wag towed 5nto the harbor of Brest today "by Hie auxiliary cruller Chief Naval Commits toner EL member of the prlzo court, formally seized the Teasel, and hoisted the French colors. No action reEATdine the cargo of totton consigned to Germany, 'will be taken until the case goes bsfore tha prlee .tribunal. The crew of the Dacia be landed and sent back to the United States, in accordance with the conditftJiw under which they signed article i. DIRECT TAX TWO MORE OF DARDANELLES FORTS HAVE BEEN SILENCED KIRST AMKIUCAN VICTIM OF GICUMAX lively n. the JirsL American ship to he sunk iti Lh e Great War, photographer] in licr dock .it New York, oti Jan. 3, as she was being loaded with cittoii fur Hmnen, Germany. No aciion 'was lakcu- In regard Lo the reduction of tun .police force by the polioe commission yesterday, Lhe members of the commission desiring 10 "feel Lhe nulse of tho people" on the matter before putting any drastic changes Judge jRDliebii. Figured It out that mills was the price paid for police protection. Canon McMlllen thought that the pouple 'would rather pay mills than to suffer any reduction in the strength of the force. ft was here that the ilayor brought up the city's financial position. It IB all right, ho said, to have police pro- tection, and he agreed -wilt everything the other two members advocated, but ia the city going lo pay? The B are after us for economy, the official communications today agreed ratepayers are after us, and there ia FRENCH PRAISES THEPATS London, "Alarch French and Police Commission Inclin- ed to Oppose Cut in Size of Mayor Urges it WILL FEEL PULSE OF THE PEOPLE .that violent fighting is under way in the Champagne region and that Ihe losses have hcen heavy. Apparently tho hattle is the largest and most severely contested of any along the estern, front since the engagement of Both sides success. claim partial Minor battles have occurred in tho the inability to collect taxes staring us in the face, said he. Canon McMillen said that the moral as as the financial side of the question should be considered. Chief Skelton put a foot down on the plain clothes idea. It was all right, he said, to have more plain clothes men, but it 'would never do to have all the men in plain -clothes. If a citizen iVosges and Sir John French says' needed a policeman, he would hot that ground has been gained by his know one from a civilian, if all 'were in army, bub operations in general along civilian clothing. Then, if a plain the line are unimportant except injCiDthes man tried to arrest a drunk, .Champagne. _ j the said drunk would, nine times out In this report he specially com- mends the Princess Patricias, who captured a German trench with great rtash. In Russian Poland the fighting ap- parently has become intense following the Gorman reverse at Przasnysz, al- though ttie Russians assert they arc conducting a general offense move- ment. Lessard Again in Toils; Bonds- man Complains Art Lessard is in the city lock-up. An information was laid against him yesterday by 3. ,-Cooper of Stavely, -went Lesaard's bonds for iu order to obtain his release on bail, af- ter his. committment on a charge of receiving stolen property. Tlie In- formation alleges that tho complain- ant had every reason to believe Jjeaaard was about, to. abscond. Tne case will be heard by 'Magistrate HHon jn the city police court tomorrow. Cooper signed bonds to Lee sard obtained another bondsman for and went his own Huretj.for J3000, his total ball unioiinl- iug to SCOOO.-- VANCOUVER LONGSHOREMEN STRIKE Vancouver, B.C.; March S.-r-Six hun- dred members of .the Vancouver branch of thu International Longshore- men's ..Union .quit, work .last night they wore asked to accept a re- ten, he more obstreperous than he would be Avith a. man in unlfoiin. The Mayor emphasized Ihe fact that ihe people were crying for reductions in the lax rate. "We don't care what the people said Judge Jackson. "We are tha police commission, and it is up to us to'aee (hat the city is amply and efficiently, policed. Some people in this city would like to have no police force." The Mayor still thought tire Commis- sion should consider the people's ability to pay. Then Judge Jackson thought it 'would be a good plan to find out what the people who were getting the bene- fit of tho protection -would Bay to a re- duction, and so the matter Avill be dealt with again on Friday at the regular Tnoptine The Herald, asked one of the men on .the beat yesterday which he would i rather see, a reduction in men, or a graded reduction in'salaries. The cop wag Crank, and said that he would rather gee things remain the .'way they are, i.e., no reduction at all. Debate on Throne Speech at ed by New Members- Leader of Opposition Favors -Prohibition ed-from the north 7lelds some time 150. and the work of erecting the. amp buildings is already under way. suffrage and direct taxation, lucre is fnrl Cluinak fortress, opposite it. wasn't a suggestion 01 new material strnit from Sedd-H-Bahr modern fortifications iirined m tlic speech. II was a rather poor- to Klim Uvo nillcs Knipl, ,Un.S- ly read and decidedly tame speech with whir.h .Mr. Michiiiier opened Llic session. It was disappointing too, be- cause many were looking for lire- works and there were none. Tlic mover and seconder did not occupy- more than 45 minutes between them, and Mr. Michener spoke up to six o'clock, when the premier moved tho adjournment ot, the house. WETASKIWIN MAX A COMER The honor ol movinc tlie reply ie' I to thc new member for Montgomery himscli with distinct credit, and the I act, that liis demands followed at times .somewhat original lines added to its' itavor, and in the twenty minutes taskiwin's- member held thc Iloor lie impressed the house as a comei. He possesses the inherent qualities ot an effective THE SECONDER Mr. Whiteside of Coronation, in seconding tlic motion.; followed patri- otic lines .and well sustained his re- putation as a brainy young parlia- mentarian. MR. MIOHENER FACETIOUS Mr. Michcnur opened in facetious reference to an imaginative lack of. harmony in government ranks and, referring to ins own position, said be had frequently tried to unload the leadership on oilier shoulders but so far had failed. He condemned thc seed Kg Farmers' Meeting Here Saturday to Urge Best Development of the Farms ITINERARY OF SOUTH COUNTRY Agricultural conferences, arranged 'or by the Dominion Department, oi grain situation as insufficient, justi- Agriculture, held at various for calling of the s'ession. He points in Southern .Alberta, during condemned the government for not -ihe next two weeks. The main idea upending ;i million relieving .settlers, behind tlic scheme, is to inculcate in painted a gruesome picture oi concli- Ihs minds of the farmers, some of lions in Alberta, and said there was principles of cultivation, conssrvation "nothing more distressing than the of moisture, and soil management, cry or a child from the pangs of him- Tlic time is opportune for such in- er." .fctruction- Southern .Alberta is on thr; CRITICIZED WHOLE POLICY eve of a season of extensive farm uy- hot.h edos is to tho effect that over tsn with thousand Turks have been posted along the coast of Gallinclls Peninsula, j near the Sea of Marmora, about miles from Constantinople. Turks Concentrate on Asia Side Athens, March Turkish forc- es are hurriedly concentrating on the Asiatic side of the Dardanelles, under Essad Pasha, the defender Jansa. New York Anarchists Had a Plan to Kill John D., Carnegfe and Others French Official Declaring there was considerable cration. More acreage will te sown Clt cost in tlic alleged political truce, this year than ever beiore, anil it is the, opposition lender proceeded to lor the purpose or helping the farm- Pans, .March -2, via London, p developments yesterday at rhc iront leported by the war office today in Lhc following staLe- "Between the aea and Lhc Aisne today was fairly quiet. The enemy attacked only to tlie south-eait oE St. lOIoi, south of YpresvH'evtfaa British [orces. "In t'lianipagne, Reims T.was .again Bombarded, about fifty shells falling in the town. "In spite of the storm our progress ronlinueu between Perthes and j Beausejour during the whole day, not- ably to the northwest of Perthes. To the northeast of Mcsnil and to the north oi Beauscjour we hold the'chie[ posilions parallel to our attaching i. ync jt ,is cpnh'rmed coh- tingents of the guards which made New York, March attempt oountcr-aEtacks on our force's ;during to blow up St. Patrick's cathedral Sunday'nigliC sustained Very 'heavy AVith a nonib today, and the arrest ot Josses. two men by detectives, was followed -'in the ArgDime ia the Dagafcelle- by an announcement ihadc Marie Thercssa section there has been headquarLeLs that the arrests had minor fighting in an advance trench, b'alked an anarchistic '.plan toikjll the right of Vauquois we ..have n-ith bombs'Andrei Carnegie', John progressed-and held ground captured 1J. Rockefeller, John 0. .Hocveleller, by two counter attackf and., made JL and other wealthy men., There- some prisoners. after the anarchists, according to the "in the Vosgcs, at Lachapellotle, police, were to inaugurate .in New ws have captured trenches and gained SMOOTH TECS DISCLOSE PLOT criticize the uhole policy of the. gov- ers 'to put .their grain in right; that revoiutio'n. reign of terror cdmpaf- yoo metres ot ground." to tlic ,oj ,tlje French criticize Uie wnoie poucv 01 inn crs 10 piii. -incir grain m rigut, mui, nnlir-p Uc the co.rezonc.s to he Md. Good war with the onus of the depression, seed, sown cultivated soil, is It was onus, war or no war. --the only way to r'alss a crop in any CIU'J'ICrzED EVEN THE FURNI- year, and more so in a season .such E.D. DOESN'T OBJECT TO B.C. TIME EXTENSION Ottawa, Ont., March Wliin tte Q riilcs and icvolvers to appear simul- railway committee met today, Hon. n m part, ol city Cocbrana said he had received TUltE as tlic niTscnt when thc emnir- needs Io shoot; to Plllage- The Digest from Premier Slfton of. Al- as inc pipscnt, empir- neenfa .be -berta. atatine that, tbe provincial gov. the furnishings in the government of- Tbe southern route will be covered lices as too elaborate, his own office by W. II. superintendent oi surpassing the federal premier's, ivhiJe Ihe Dominion K. blown up and many were to be slain: wealthy men the cntlieriral was to-bo ernment does not object to the bill ex-' tending the time 'for the construetiou of tbe Edmonton, Dunvegan and-B. C. Surpassing Uie ICHIMUI [JLI.-KUL-L s, wituc nit: uuniniidii unai, ...--.....r, j Mr. Silton had more luxury than eminent authority on soils and field Hie signal for the P.Remng ol the ela- lailway Mr SlUon in Ulegram, King George. husbandry, and B. S. Archibald, Do- berate campaign 01 murder and loot- nt.mated that the company iI nmk- He condemned the government tot minion .live stock husbandman, of Ot- ing- The nwt move, according to .the ing reasonable headway -with the cm not inaugurating g policy of loans tawa .Mr. Archibald is a graduate of nolicc, was to place.. bombs in. the atruellon of the to settlers ami "proceeded' to synipa- ihe Ontario Agricultural College, and I'omcs ul Andrew Carnegie the Rocke- Ihize with the iarmers for all the was a member oi the college judging fellers ami Cornelius Vandcrbilt.. bo I KERROBERT MAN KILLED government bad not nonc for them. the plot advanced that Kerrobert, March l.-Corpor. b SYAIPATHY FOR CITIES which carried of! the trophy for sLock maiiufactui-e of bombs the police say, Thojiai.of tbe Princess Patricias. Branching from this, Mr. tyichanet iudging, in competition with teams liad already been started.. '.whom death at the front Is innouncefl. sent out a feeler lot the city vote hv .from agricultural colleges all over Uith those oUiee capitalists was a clerk in the C.P.R station here _ _ i disposed of, the anarchists two jears. He was a Welshman, un- (Contimicd on page on page lo-tlic pdlfce.'to" invade tile married.. 23 yean old. and had no re- and. IPX Jhclr bombs j lattvee here. He was in the machine in the city's biggest banVs. General. Bun section. His brother and father (Continued on Page- are at the front. MACLEOD ASSIZES OPEN Maclcoil, March The March term of the Supreme Court opened at the-' Court House here lodaj-. jrr. Justice Hynd- BUCHANAN HGHTS FOR FARMERS Speaks Strongly Against Cockshutt Resolution Calling for Government Regu" lation of Food Product Resolution is Defeated Ottawa, March 1. The resolution directly hit Ihe farmer. Since of which W. F. Cockshutt .gave no- tarifT had. been announced the the Mr. Buchanan went on to say that price (.ven }l the price of-grain. is higher nan is presiding, and although the lies some time ago calling lor there- of agricultural implements in the locket contains only- four CASBS. they gulation of thc prices and export of west had been raised. He quoted an Uian m 11ic tariff would arc mostly of a serious nature, in- [ood products was debated at length Interview with II. W. Hutcbinson of reduce tlic prolils and farmers would a charge of carnal-knowledge in the house todav. It received a Winnipeg of the John Ilcerc Plow Co, i not reap the advantage. There was -------r he iaid lliat he had been JKO part uf Canada, li ol a girl under twelve years of age, i rather mixed reception. Whije the dntl a charge under tlie "White Slav-! ry Act" which weJl' known man ia imp Heated. TURKS DRUMMED OUT OF EGYPT London, March Is officially says the Morning Poat'B correapcndcnt, "that tho Turks hava he continued, majority of the members on both notified by the Canadian Manufactur- j more patriotic than the West. llis sides of thc House who spoke were eis'that tbe price of plows was in- I ilisTriet was largely populated by inclined to thc view that Sir. Cock-; creased and a new price list was to i people [rum the south. They .ire pro shntt's intention was to call upon be prepared. j pared to make sacrilices until war thc farmers to make sacrifices for the J ''Are thcnse American or Canadian is victoriously ended. Thc.y were prc- HAD A NARROW SQUEAK Benefit of tlio manufacturers and asked. Air. CockshuU. i Lo suciificc their sons. A new dustiial centres, otlinrs did not think! Buchanan said the interviewer '-squadron of Mounted Ililles hud just] Unit this was liis intcnt'ion and gave stated tJia were marie by Can- ducMon of ten cents. In their wages evacuated tho Sina; PeninGiiIa. This their support to the resolution, which adian manufnctnrcis. schedule. The "allngera" Were cut from 45 cents an hour to 35 cents, and tbe "truekera" from 40 to 30. walkout came at a critical time SB three ocean Hiisrs had juat arrived. Tbc om-ployerB-eaid they expected to tlie raaks of toe strikers loday torn-the clty'aj unemployed. ucen enlisted in his riding and all were native horn. This war had confirms tbe belief here Mint all dan-J was finally declared defeated without; "I am in a position to deny that developed a national ger of n second Invasion of Egypt IB! division. so far as our firm is re- amongst these settlers, now removed." Among the members who spoke on tt.vlcri Mr. Cockshutl. "That state- In closing, lie pointed out that the Ihe Cocksbntt resolution waa W. A. mentis Thc directors .have llritish' goyernnient had announced Operation! Ducnanan, o( Medicine Hat. Mr. Bu- already decided not to increase this their intention to shut olT American The plaut of ihe Roclcy Mountain Cement Co. at Blairmere resjiriiQif op- cratloiiB yesterday. L'hnnan said that farminR in the west ijrice of-plows." had not been vcL'y profitable. This Jfr.. Buchanan sairi lie would wait new war revenue tarifh was going to and sec what price the farmer paid. food supplied going lo Germany and her allies.. For this very reason this J I resolution'was unnecessary. JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER CARNEXJlfi ;