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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 6, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME X. ALBKIVl'A, TUi'.SDAY, NUMBER 72 T1IK LOST OFF IRELAND Hindu imcl German Arrested in New York Had Finns All k lloiidy. For Action ONE QV PLOTTERS HAS GONE WITH BERNSTORFF KIND OLD KAISER Hci'lin, (hy wireless lo March William hns com- milted lo imprisonment lho Eenlonccfi of dcatli pronounced hy a -field court martial upon Madeleine Doulorllgne, DclRlun woman, nnd her accom nllce, llenrlc, Ilayns, Ilio OVOI-SCM agoucy announces. New York, March G Dr. 'C. "ana loilay by Ihe pa- lire on suspicion ot bciiiK im- plicated in ilie plot lo blow up munition factories with Fritz Kolb, tlio Herman arrested yes- terday. The identity of the second man. was carefully gunrdcdl Musi Not lie Satisfied With Idea That War Can lie Won This Year GERMANS EXPECTED TO FIGHT TO EXHAUSTION Mar. Alter recovering Ihclr natural elation over the retire- ment ot the enemy In tho Ancrc and the Soranit! regions, especially signi- ficant. because tho Germans hitherto h.iil never yielded ground in the west williouL the most Etubliorn resistance, tho public his become Inquisitive ro-- the change of German policy i and sneculalivo on Ihe conEetiucncos. (iuests Trapped in Old rrame thai inmicnburg is nru- Structure, Which Ilurncd To The Ground Vancouver, March H- Eight lives were lost this morning when the Co- -iciuahalla hotel at Hope, II. C., fen "miles out of VaiH'ouYfr. The Many bcllevo that HlndcilburE Is pru- paring for a combined land and sea attack on tlic allies, and Ihut the rcilhdrau'ul .on land presages nn al- most Immediate assault on Ho sea. All Hrll.oin I? nntr Concerned IVltll tho oreaiiization of all her resources for the final victory. "This writes J. TJ. Garven, can miles out of Vancouver, burncri. achicvcu only sheer stayhiB .bnihltug was nn old frame structure. achieved In a war of attrition, There were thirty people, in lHo i hotel pro, j ,nto llelt and 22 escaped In their mBht cloll.Co. I jeciares lho flcrman withdraw some being forced to leave from up- markg Qf (ho per stories. The known dead are movement conducted by tho Tom Wilson, Dominion government I ,n Ws R wlu ]lenMj fruit inspector at Vancouver, ucrt war Qf that will Ready, miner; Mcliinor, h belllgercnls more than oTen miner; Ilohert Campbell miner; Thos. veRlmeA to c.tl Taylor, lumuerman of [hnlj (Jeraany and Tonf Kelioe. lumberman o[ Vancomer. s continUB w lho point 0[ iThc hotel is a total loss and .s insured. I. A. Kigg Got No' Invitation To It Was Insult Winnipcg. Mar. a stir was created in the [cgislalurc lasl niallt when II. A. Tlisg (North referring to tile Tact Ibal both he and F. .1. Diion bad not received invita- tions lo Ihc reception held by the governor-genera! last Friday night at government -house described such event as "ft sludied hislilt." lie economic, financial and military -.-_ haustlon, what will be the condition or Ibe resl of Europe, hy tbat time. More observers hold that peace will come 111 1317 rather than ih Ihc follow- ing year, feeling that Germany's BUT- render of hard-won fcrrilory on tho wcElcrn front, her defiance oE tlio wbolo world with her submarines, and her immense concentration of troops In the west point to a gigantic ofrort 'Id-win the'war Ibis summer or ad' mit defeat. British attempts frustrated by Ger- man fire The annual meeting of the Chinook Club was held lasl evening -al tho a large number'ot tile-members being present, and President Jnokson i being in ihc chair. Financial and sharply pulled up by the spcalicr, ,hjr rcpofis vvcre presented and ac- tion. .Mr. Hies mceling. The-ollicers he was nol allowed to' criticise Ibe' governor-general or ihc lieutenant governor in the assembly. I for flic coming year were elected .follows: President, J. McNicol: i vice-president, li. A. Smith'; secretary; -iglit to bring up later discussion difficult International iiuestlons, winch arise iri connection" with tile submar- ine warfare.'' SUPPLIES BLO.CKED New York, March heavy storm of raiii. slc-el and snow hero loday de- layed for an hour or moro Uie arrival of passenger trains while freight trains bringing food relievoj (he tour] price situation '.verc consider, ibly retarled. LINER ARRIVES Now York. March Associat- ed Press Indny announces the arrival of the steamship (Jnrmania from Liverpool. BIG ALLIED RAID London, Mar- aero- planes dropped many heavy bombs on the blast furnaces at Drebach [in the Ssarbruecneri district of Rhenisch Prussia) 'on ssys-an official statement issued today. "All aeroplanes returned safely." Wilspn Will Arm Ships If Possible VyasblngLon. March Presi- dent Wilson, it was staled autliori- Istively will do everything possible to find a way to nrm American ships and protect them In other ways from submarine dangers In spite of Ihe failure of tho senate to pass the bill rjtving power. A final de- cision on whether the president can legally arm the ships without specific authorization ,1s expected shortly. Melbourne, March cavern unL has derided upon All ininirrltatc cnoral olrctimi, .it Is annmuiccd. Col- owing (he dissolution 6t ilie' iirftscnl arliamcnt. Can't Go To England Sydney. March (o' ilift constantly obstrncllvc Indies onjhc of the Lnborite niemuera of the lralian parliament rwuliinc in n all Tor a general clcclion, rrcmier lughcs' atlenilaTico nt the LbnUon cmfcroiico of'premiers of Ihe British dominions and colonies will lie pre- vented. BIG SNOWSTORM Quebec-, March experienced tin; worst storm or the season yesterday and all rail and waler traffic.is de- Tnnrali7cd. From two yester- day afternoon till five this morning there fell HVi inches of snow and a 5S-inilo enle swept Ibe snow Into drifts on the south shore. Not wheel turned on any of the railroads. Mr. HIKE staled (hat during the pasl Jolm jiavuoch; the commlllce being LWO iuoulbs be had received many let- conyheare, Kennedy, (J. It. ters, some of which were ot "1Ioat' jiarnocli She'ilierd, Hkcith and "iVad ening nature, referring to certain ton views-be had eSDressed. but lie re- vlms ,-or ihc coming year were otlt- garded such letters as high alui ,ii5cussed. and it is espect- ments. It hail, however, remained for I (llat arrangemenlJ will be made (he governor-general' of Canada jncreaec the usefulness of hold a reception in the city before riui, to ils members and to Ilic Ihc hish walcr mark of dislinclion was organizations who have been cached. However, Instead of re- privileges by Iho club, ganling Ihc Incident as an msnll, he1 regarded -it as n particularly high loner lie would rallicr have that distinction, he Mian hive nny lonor wilicii -ii was in Ihe power of the crown lo bestow. Some years ago the into Keir-Hardie, socialist SI. was Ihn only member of the British House of Commons who [lid not re- ceive ail Invitation lo attend a garden parly given H'e King. If Friday's incident placed him -in the same cate- gory as his deparleil friend, Mr. Har- then lie wished that no greater distinction be conferred upon him. Calgaryi March li." Xcsolialions which will determine tile Slice which will be paid to miners of District IS ami comlilious under which tlicy will be employed will be delernlincd al meetings which will be heid here be- tween reprcsenlalives of the of A. and officials of. Ilio western coal operators1 association Ihc first ot which was held ibis nflcrnoou. Con ditions in the m'nins world have been in such a delicaic stile for sonic time past lliat it would he mllle to attemp March clain rmls of the German prize ship Arpai at Newport News, Va., loday -wo thtir suit in Ihe supreme court lo r Kain possession of the vessel an cargo. In sustaining the Briliah lib attachment suit against Ihe Avpa anil cargo Ibc court bold that Hi llrilish owi'.eni are cnlitled.to resli- union because tbo Appam violated American neutrality. NEW York, March Alton B. Parker has sent this, telegram to'William Jennlnns Bry- an: "If you and your friends. Senator Lafollette, and your Joint followers and sympathizers, had gone to years ago, Germany would not have attempt- ed lo drive the United States from the seas or lo conspire with other nations to make war on her, for we should by now have been well prepared lo defend ourselves, nor woulJ you have had occasion to sneak from Washington upon the discovery of a German plot. "While you can never undo the mischief you have planned, yet if you act quickly, you may he able Co persuade those now ambitious lo become the Benedict Arnolds of congress, to end the shameful scene now being enr.cted." Hsyinonil, Alia, March ilav aflcrnoon 'i fine of seventy-five iloibrs and costs was imposed by Magistralc D. H. Elton on DIED FROM EXPOSURE Lucan. Onl, March Mac- key, aged Iwcnly, died from bums Legislation Great Benefit to Farmers 00 DIRECT TO COPENHAGEN (Special (o Ilio Herald) Edmonton, March more government bills effecting new legis- lation wew read a second limo in the legislature tills nllcrnoon. the coon crativo rural credit measure moved by lion. C. n. Mitchell, provincial treasurer and lho Mil respecting the formation of the Alberta Police force, tn speaking lo lho' latter, 1'remlei Slfton Informed the house that the force was bcing-'cstnlillshed on a per- manent basis on much the samo lines as the Royal North West Mounted I'olice, and he hoped in the years lo come It would have a record equal lo lhat of Its; predecessors. Copenhagen, vis Ixindon. March Von Born- v slorrt and his party will nol leave Hie, Frederick VIII. al tho Norwegian port, bin will remain on Imard until Ihc liner arrives al Copr-nhjgrn. They will stay here for a day or two' before proceeding to llc-rlin. The hill lo amend iho drainage act moved lion: Charles Stewart, inln of public works, which criipow- era Ihc creation of a hoard ot assess ora. was also read .a second lime, as was Ihc private bill brought in L. Cole, Grolianl. to sr.nclion ox- hy Ihc Central Canada Hail- v way Company. Hon. (J. W. t'ross, Introduced the factory act, the dower acl ami thr wills act. cading of the hill respfclins co-op rativc rural credit, :t-7.-zc- tfc igned -lo complemenl Ihc farm loan ne.isnro ami the special feature was' hat the co-opcrativo clement was' in- Iroduccd, nol only co-opcrallon .on he part of-the Individual borrowers hilt alao on Ihe part of the province ind municipalities, who were em- powered lo assist In tho work ot ei- tcniling to the farmera, ot the prov- ince accommodation .of the kind pro- posed. The assistance would -bo for one season unless circumstances arose lo justify the extension ot the accommodation longer than Iho term or Ihe current year. Tlio purpose for which loans might he obtained were farm operations of all .kinds and the Increasing of agricultural produclion Including the purchase of Feed, farm supplies, machinery, live slock and MIP nsymonl ot tho cost of propar- ing the ground for seeding. The acl alao empowered the societies to act ns agent for In members' purchasing supplies and selling the proilucls of the farm. any forecast ot result ot conferences n which arc to be carried on. There is nothing coming from cither side, but the gathering ihis lime will lie a very Important, one, owing lo the attention which has been directed lo the west- ern coal mining conditions owing lo Ihe recer.t investigation which result- cd in on increase of wages for the miners. All coal operators who are members of the arc in the city tor the meeting, and the follow- ing art the .-erncscntativcs of the un- ion who will conduct Ihc scale nego- tiations on behalf ot tho men: A. J. Carter, and David Ilccs rcrnie- II. C. Heard, Michel: Cl.as Peacock, I.clbhridgc: Frank Wheat ley Dankhead: .1. Urooks. tlellcvnc and P. Christopher- Frank. Thomas Iliggs, who is also in Ihc cily will no he present nl all meetings here as he M-icictralc H. Kllon on niiiriuj .IUL-U evensou, charged will, a breach of and exposure resttllins Iroifrlho ensou, carge w, a ra Alberta Liauor Ad. Stevenson ing ot their farm llMiso al 2a.m. tn- jiiuLiii ____ ______ cieln- lirnllipr mil was arrested in Curd's livery barn with day. She, her sister, brother anil arrcslcil in Lnru's incry uani uuj. ai.u, hollies of n-er, a gallon of wine father, lied lo walk hall a mile in night and three Hollies- of whiskey In liis altire and bare feel to a neighbors possession. 11 was bis first olfence. house. A HOPEFUL SIGN London, Mar. Earl of Dec- secretary of war, speaking at lho ivage club Salnrday night, told an uminalivc slors. Recently the 'Ulster division in ranco had a football lournament, ho aid. Three cups weiV presented, he Iroiniies were the gift of the rmy division recruited from the -Na- onalist parts ot Ireland. Hopeful auguries were drawn by Derby's audience for the Irish debute -lilcli will be held- in Ihe house of ommoiib on Wednesday when Prem- er Lloyd George will Bpcak. H. Henderson, Popular L6cal Boy, Killed in Action I-thbndcc mourns loday which he established some years ago f another of her brave young rili-.aml was well-known in nulo circles ens who has River, his lite on the Ihe south, lie was a high spin e bloody fields ot Flanders in the. cause young man ot estimable trails, and i >.i. L-r_nirA Thi> i-far Inst summer bccntiio cc will proceed lo Dnirahellcr, where there has lo he a nesv scale negoliatci willi Ihc operators of lhat field, som ot whom arc nol In Ihc association. MARKETS Spol wheat Local track wheal 1SS? 17I? v !ji Mr. Mitchell in moving the second Local track wheat ..........RAOO May wheat Local track May May O.S FiOK S33 631 (From Our Own Pinchcr Creek, JIarch came at an early iniur ihis morning envcciat came B tbeUlis Maie.tVs forces in the nglil in to relieve the suffermg of one ot on- ms esleemed he news tlasliel about tbelis Maie.tVs forces in te gi n o re ,treel tot Ilarold eldest', Kuropo. lie cnlisled with the S2nd timers and most esleemed son of be lale Wm IlcndcrMn. and! Calgary, and when he reached Kng. flcnls. ishen Mr. Thomas e, Hnare proprietor ot Ihe Henderson Oa id was transferred to the Yukon rictor ot me nenm-isun vininbt. unm 7 v----- killed in action. The dreaded! macliinc gun hillery. He had been casually message from the office reached Ihc young man's mother this morning, being conveyed to her from Ihe tclcsrnph cilice by friends. Harold Henderson, or "Tools" as he was best known, was one ot the most familiar figures in Hie cily. and In fact throughout this part of the pro- vince. He was a young man about 2S at the front for over a year. The flags on Ihe schools arc at. half mast loday in memory of Ibis gallant young man. WEATHER High....... LOW...... Forecast: snowfalls. 38 28 Generally fair; local ____ ________ resl- Mr. Thomas Samuel iloave passed away. Mr. Iloare had been in failing health of lato and finally his heart found Ihs burden too great. Ho was bora in England 6S years ago, and later moved lo Phila- delphia, coining to this dislrirt 13- vears ago. The entire comtnunily deeply sympathized with the family and wife, wlio aro left to mourn. Be: "Ides Tlios. Jr. of I'inchcr Creek, there harl' Son.......---. 'jjrs. J. D. Simpson of ml 31rs. Hyland of Co- funcrai. service will be residence on Wedncs- Brwullly conducted .the big garage 11L1U1 FLOODS RECEDING Atlanta. Ga, Maich from'llooded areas in the soulh today were reassuring and indlcallons al is another son. Charles, _ _ ___i.__i irtTiAiinncTiiirf_ Knntli vince. He was a young man about is were reassuring .uui veirs ot ace, a native ol U-thhrldge. ;ncon were Ihal the damage would not al and whose larailv has been prominent! he great. The general rains ot the two daushlers, in affairs here tor years. Ills few days which have caused high Suramerncw iwo brothers and three sisters snr-lwaler In al least (Htecri rivers n tjall, Tive His brother, cnlisteil Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, North uic iami at the same limo, and is now at and Virginia, had ceased and- at nv tuu ..imt. JM_ foninpraturc nn-inytnel Ironl ;