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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 8, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta May flax Low VOLUME VIII. LETHBHIDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, MAItCH 8, 1915 NUMBER 73 C.N.R. NOT ABLE TO GETCASH And is Unlikely Line from Calgary to Lethbridge Will be Built Soon BUCHANAN URGES BUILDING OF LINE Ottawa, March is diiitc clear that, there- is very little possibility of the Canadian Northern Railway un- dertaking Ihc construction lines in Canada this year, or probably fur several years This fail- road finds it impossible to raise mon- ey, anil, LuiisL'ciuentlv, it is asking tor the extension of time for the con- struction oi lines for which it lias received char UTS. Ucforc the llaihvay Conimil.tec it was intimated by the representative of the company that if The time, was not extended they would have to consent lo the charters laps- ing. One of the extensions asked lot and granted was that of the line from Calgary to Lethbridge, though at thu time liii.s request was under consider- ation was liiritcc' tiiat as the mon- ey had been raised for the construc- tion of this line mulor Ihr, Riiarnnteca given by the Alberta Government, il was impossible that some work might be undertaken this year. A. Uu- chanun, the member lor Medicine HaL constituency, has placed before the Premier, the urgent need of the con- struction of the proposed C. N, H. lines in his constituency, anil Mr, Bordeh has written the Canadian Northern railway authorities com- mending the request.. It is not likely, however, that, the Canadian Northern railway will undertake any construc- tion work except on the lines gnar- teed by the Provincial government, and even in this case it is question- able whether they are in a position lo act. From .all that can be gather- ed it wqi ;keep Uic U.iV.R.. busy to operate existing lines, without under- taking any work.'They cannot raise that means that they cannot-build -new liner; GREEK COUNCIL VOTES TO ENTER WAR BUT KING BLOCKS WAY On the Iclt is a view ui Constantinople taken from I he opposite'side of the river, showing Uic Turkish capital (now abandoned by the government) which is soon expected to fall into the hands .of llic allies On tlic right is a Ijird's-eyc view o[ the Dardanelles from Kum Kail'. Allied warships have been engaged at Narrows, plainly shown on the map. The Narrows' forts are known as the "castles." Just lieyond them is Ihc roadstead of Nagara from which the Turk fleet is reported lied. ENTRANCE- 2, ft. MILES WIDE. ALLIES DISABLE BIG GUN German 42cm. Monster is Sent Back for Repairs Did it ALLIED PROGRESS IS VERY CHEERING Mass Meeting at Knox Church Welcome to Commissioner Need is Very for iDer Month Are Required FOR GRAVE SITUATION IN GREECE, ON VERGE" OF WAR ON ALLIES' SIDE Rome, 'via Paris, March 8, 7.45 dispatches to Italian newspapers frcm Athens describe the situation in Greece as grave. Some of the correspondents ex- press the belief that the present deadlock between King Conatan- tine and many of Ms advisers, re- garding the country's intervention in the war, is the result of antag- onism has arisen between the ruler and VenezeloG, premier in the Cabinet that resigned Sat- urday, after its declaration in fa- vor of joining the Allies was frowned upon by the King. Other correspondents are of the opinion that the intervention of Greece on the side of the Allies already has.been snreed upon, and that the-crisis, which now is ap- -parcnt is artificial, havjng been arranged to make It easier for King Conctantine to decide ag- ainst Germany, to which he has feft under obligations for fam- ily and political reasons. The in- fluence of Germany is supposed to have been responsible in a con- siderable measure for Greece ob- taining possession of Kavala and Salonlki on the Acnean Sea at the end of the Balkan war. OF HIS ON SUEZ Paris-. Maid: 8, via war oil LCI- gave oilL the following i .statement ihii after noon j ''There is nothing of importance in i ihc Champagne si'dion lo add to ycs- j U'udaya (.'Oiiiimimuatiuii. Progress rc- j ported at diU'crenl [Joints is enhanc- AL Ihc enil of tlie day we cap- tured trenches lo the northwest of Snuain. The captured trenches be- Iwcen I'crthes anil Ucausejmir iepre- scnt 100 to iiOn metres. We captured, a number ot prisoners including of- licsrs. "In tilt1 region oi Llic Heights oi the Mcusu, our heavy artillery, according lo prisoners, .seriously damaged a.-12- ceutiiueLre gun recently placed in po- sition by Uu: Germans. Thii gun Imd lo he dismantled and sent to the rear for repairs. Four of the, gun cicw were killed and seven wounded. "In Lorraine we progressed north- of "In the Vosges, at Reich Acker- kopf, the Germans made a violent couiitct attack late Sunday after- noon. For the moment they were able to gain a footing on the ridge, but after a furious hand to hand fight our riflemen drove them back and finally i- t niasLet of Ticich Ackerkopf. iptain Of INaneriC Daw Cattle The losses sustained by the enemy on 65-Day Voyage from Calcutta to U. 3. A CITY-WIDE NEED Resignation of Venezelos Government Creates a Stir London, March The Chronicle, to find proper means [or making llidr GERMANY SEUS TURKS' END Washington, Jlarch Germany lias Tlilloch' ivas placEd'iii comnmnd i asknrl the United Stales to cnre for of the Xaneric alter the steamer izelos cabinet its diplomatic interests in Cdnstan- Tyuicric bad been captured' by the evidently the rcsn.t oi the dcci- imople sliould the allied forces oc- German cruiser Kmdcn .and' sunk in Even Lhosc most interested in the and its work' do not seem lo be fully aware of the fact that it jn its' editorials tlic'resig- will prevail." lias reached a crisis in its existence. B The Directors, who oi course are in ol tnc Oreek cabinet, says j acUon of PhiUdcfphiti, March brittle be- 1 French and British cruisers and Tuck ISM land forces comniaiulcd by German' Suez canal, was described by 'Captain Tul- tocli, of tlir British steamer, iVaneric, which docked hcie after a tifi- day voyage from Calcutta, uapraiti were extremely heavy. "In Upper Alsace, southward of the railway station at Burnhaupt, an attack attempted against our advanc- ed positions was dispersed by the firo ,oE our artillery." LaTouraine is Steaming to Port Fire About Out position to speak with iuil knowl- the "The resignation uf liie Venezelos edge oh the situation, state frankly Cabinet in Greece follows significant- siori at Sauirday's session 'ol that unless the public come forward Iv on bombarUments of the Dar- Crown council to remain neutral, with liberal assistance it must close. London, March admiral tr For a considerable time past the danclles Smyrna, and the motive...... institution has shown a monthly dc- assigned lor il by tlie Green Premier ficit amounting to about there- difference between the cabinet in-chief of the EasL Indies, V'ice-Ad- sult being thai, creditors have re- and the its own explan- miral Sir Jiichard Peirse, arrived mained unpaid, month after month, King, who made his mili- with a squadron of battleships and the capital of Turkey. Ambas- sador .AIorgr.nflin.il Ims been instruct- _ ed to assume that duty when the Ger- statement issued Saturday night says: Irmn minister, to Turkey leaves with "On March 5 also the commander- Ottoman government for Eski- ihe had not "b'csn allowed London, March fire on board Indian uccan last-', September, the La Touraine has been almost ex- saiil tliiit the Nancric'liad reached-thc tinguished, anil the vessel is steaming to her destination, the French port February 1, but that upon arrival oi chchir, the newly selected temporary capital for the portc. The' minister is arranging to place the German lega- tion in chargo of the American am- to proceed because of tlic battle be- twctin the Allies and the.Turks near FUENCH FOHCE.IN" NT. AFRICA Paris, March 7, in in- Most of the creditors have hoen ex- tary studies at Ucrlin, and whose cruisers'oft Smyrna. A methodical cecdingly patient and deserve the L-Jucej) is the Kaiser's sister. bombardment oi Fort Venickalo ivas thanks of tlie institution but the Mine "Of the Greek Premier one need on- carried .out during tlic afternoon for has come when they cannot be asked ]y remark that his career has been Iwo hours under favorable weather to extend further credit. The result the most remarkable in the Balkans Condition's. Thirty-two hits were se-. _. _____ Commissioner w. J._ftichards, com- ja that unless money is forthcoming since StanuuloR's. cured, inflicting considerable damage is try oi war announces that on rnander ot the Salvation Army forces it is merely a question of a few "In the Jew years during which he tin the fort and there were two heavy count of tho situation in the Dardan- in Canada, Ncwfoundlar.il and Alaska, months till the institution closes its has held office lie has regenerated and explosions, apparently magazines. cllcs and in order to meet every even- in the city this afternoon doois. magnified modern Greece almost out v'-'The Euryalus, which flew the fiag'luality the government has decided It is beyond question that this of recognition. of the vice-admiral, shot with re- to concentrate in North Africa an would amount to. something .ap- "The harmony between them accuracy-from her aft 9.2 expeditionary force which will be preaching a civic calamity. The "Y" watched by pan-Hellenes with the1 guns. .The fire was not returned. ready to put to ssa at the lirst sign of Havre, at a. speed of 14 knots an hour. The information here given is the latest report received in Paris. It was sent at 10 o'clock last night by wireless from a. cruiser which is arrived in the city this afternoon from Calgury, and was met at the station by a large deputation Ironi the local citadel. I-Ie was escorwd over the city duc--iias mcant something tr, the boys, greatest satisfaction. That patriotic r "Bombardment at closer range now that" it is'needed, and be directed to ing the early part'oi jbhe afternoon, young men, and older mea of the city, statesman, who undoubtedly has his has begun, weather conditions being the point where its presence is rc- tliat cannot be easily calculated. It countrymen with him, can be trusted-good." 1 quired. and at 3.3U was the guest of honor by recently began work among, young at a public reception Mayor Hardie and the city commis- women" (seventy having joined" the sioncrs. The commissioner was well class for women) merely adds to i jileased with the welcome accorded value. him, and iv.as greatly impressed -by Tomorrow- ami Wednesday a cam-________________________________________ the beauty of the city, in its early paign for'funds will be brought I spAinbiuEqurBllt is to be tendered him by moSth Talk to Farmers, in' Interest of Campaign to Feed Countries of Our Allie the'sisters of the local corps at the zeui will cover the city asking for ".Strong Appeal For Greater Production "The said Capt. Tullocli, "attempted to cross the canal, led by German officers, bnf'were" repula- (escorting La TouTaine. ctl by tlic Allies who directed -upon them the fire nol, only oi field pieces, but bis guns of several, warships. Koth sides of tlic canal :were heaped with deail and many yLctjms rolled into the waters. The loss of life was very great arid the Turks ap- peared lo be demoralized. "After sereraJ flays1 delay the Na- neric was permit led .to-proceed t'p Port Said. Her exposed portions were protected by means of bags of sand. _ On u-ny the British auxiliary district Hallet, Township in Stoney 'cruiser Harbinger, which, was acting' "lams ndmg, probably enjoys-th- us a received tinction of having the only Woi a smoke stack hut damaKe. Uheral Association m Alberta, was done." v. WhitbyDistrict Ladies Boast l a Liberal Club Edmonton, Slarch The citadel tonight, after which he will, your support lor this institution. j the Knights of Pythias hall oiiifront; but there are other duties, at Pnox church, where hp will When these men approach you. re- Saturday afternoon, the response 'to lhat obvious one, to he perfonn- call for support in givc aa address. The commissioner member that the issue is whether or was accompanied by LieuL-Col. Tur- will close Us doors ner, the property seoxctary ol the also that these men are Salvation Army, Lieut.-Col. liar- llot are shouldering a grave, Major Hay, divisional com- duty and a very iPlcasant Captaift- I'arker. the they are merely "b commissioner's Captain Tuttc, in command of the aB wcjj as theirs, army's local forces, has been untiring Remember also that these men in his efiorls to make the commis- aware of the fact lhat times the with the Dominion department of Ag- riculture's campaign ot Patriotism and Production, was immense, and 7nander, and 'Captain1' Parker, the are merely bringing to your at- result of the conference, better larnl- private secretary, tention the fact that it is your duty ine methods will be practised, and 'an n! d.r. .........M _.. increase In the quality, as well as the arc quantity of the products raised in the _____ _. ....................._ are field and barnyard, will be evident sioner's visit a memorable one, and very you have given to a when the ]915 crops are garnered. it is the earnest of all the mem- number oi things yon I .Farmers from the dry land, aa 'svell liers that thn inecti'n" in Knox-church will be obliged lo give to the irrigated districts, attended in he well attended. .The commissioner that you don't know wherp, the 'lion- large numbers, and the presence.of so is ,1 sneaker of renown, and will worth hearing. Pincher Squad Mourns Death of Tallest Recruit Pincher Creek, March J. Lewis Fillmoic, who was one of Ihe join "A" squadron and held the 'distinction' of being the big- pest man in UiB'.snuudron, measuring feet 3 inches in his stocking feel, died .at the hospital here on Satur- day from pneumonia. His death lias cast a gloom over the whole squad-' ron, with -whom he was one of thej inoat popular -of Hie boys. Deceased c'amc from Nova Scotia about 6 years ago, amLfms lately been on a home- stead on the Fork, about six1 miles north of Ueaver Mines. It is understood that the body will he shipped to his old homcj Amlietst, N, after military ey's coming from. .many city folk was the cause of spe- Lellibridge is proud of its Y. SI. cial mention and praise on Ihe part C. A. and cannot see it close. The of the speakers, directors and executive committee arc Much sound advice on the methods not pessimistic and have already re- of cnlUvation for the 1915 grain crop, ceivert substantial each and ft comprehensive placing of the citizen does his part there is no 'Jivestock and dairying situation ne- fpre the meeting was well received. liberally and Mayor Hardie gave a splendid imtri- doubt of the result. Give your support checriully. If you arc not spoken to otic address, while the agricultural by a get in touch "with one subjects were well covered by 13. 3. you arc 'as much interested Archibald of the Dominion fixperi- as he and give him your Cheque menlarKarm, W. H, Fair- or your pledge. We arc all affected by field of the Lellibridgo Experimental Ihc is a, civic institutionr Tlie campaign slogan runs "A City- wide Campaign for- a City-wide Need." THAW ONCE MORE ON TRIAL New York, N.Y., March K. Thaw, nlaycr of Stnnfard smilingly came into the crlmlna'i branch of the Supremo Court hero to- day 'to elnnti trial Cor conspiracy lo escape from the state hospital for Ihs criminal Insane at -Mattewan. Five men charged with assisting" In the were placed on trlzj with conspiracy him. Farm; S. S. Dunham and C. S. Noble. 0. R. iMnrnoch, chairman, Hounded Hie spirit of the occasion when be opened the meeting ivitli the folio wine remarks: "Tills ineetliiir ]s cai-ied at the in. stance of the Minister of for the Dominion of Canada, the Hon. Mr. Martin Burrell, lo confer, on mal- ocncerninc Patriotism and Pro: dufctiQii. In ordinary times these inHt- lera generally mentioned In the same but In these extra- ordinary relationship IB seen lo be-a verjNclOBe one. Canada hue done her duly >ebly in scndtrrfi and preparing to lend s1 ed- soldiers aud sailors cannot fight, our nurses cannot nurse, and our men cannot prepare munitions of war, and our- business as usual cannot be carried unless oui' folks are fed. "Canada every year In the ordinary course of business makes big- contri- butions to fih and keep filled the bread basket of the British Empire. This year we are required to make the largest contribution that we pos- sibly 'can; and not only this year, but for succeeding yours, we must see to it that we -Tail not in Ibis Important duty. "H is with the object cf giving our agriculturists all possible aid in this direction that (lie scries of confer- ences, of which our gathering to day Mayor Hardie on Patriotism Mayor Hartlie gave a stirring talk on patriotism. Patriotism, he said, consisted in fcellns, .and feeling nml j substance in money or service. Snb- atnnce and service may be subdivided Into: going .to tho front, and working at home in the interest of those going and those at the front. A third form of patriotism -consists in staying al home.and helping lo sustain the Em- pire by producing. DeHlIng with Uia abstract phases of patriotism, Mayor Hardie said: "We have sent relatively larse' numbers of men from Leth- bridge, are sending mere, and semi still more.. We have contributed most generously to Hie Red Cross, Patriotic and Belgian Relief iunds. TItis in a sense deals ivftli the ma- terialistic side of Patriotism. There is been arranged. The mes-lis wider materialistic sMc that sngea that you will hear from Mr. K. S. Archibald, animal husbandman at Die? Dominion Kami a I Ottawa; froD] Mr. W.-H...FaIrfield of the Dominisn Experimental Farm, Letlibrldgc; from Mr. s. S. -Dunham, second vice-presi- dent of the U.F.A. and chairman of the Rural Relations committee of the Lethbridge Board of Trade and from Mr. C..S. Noble of-Nobleford, a culti- vator who farms regularly seven or eight thousand acres o[ will all coulaln much practical advice en how to increase and how lo preserve and maintain production. That excellent advice will be seasoned by occasional contributions of appropriate music provided by choir sclcisfa whom- rtlr- R- T. Drymncr, the vlce- preaidenL of (.he Lfithbrldge Board or Trade, has brought together to give their vqliinlary aid In this great move- ment; and. so that the clement of pal- rlotfem may. be IP evidence, as well, elemtat of production." can be brought cut only by com par- son. For Instancy, we arc engaged in a ivar. today that has'cost more up to (late than would have raxed all the Blums in tlie universe, .and raised pal- aces In their peaces; than would have kept the poor of the world in afflu- ence .for 2000 years; than would turn the wheels of industry for two genera- tions; it costs us more in one day than it cost to construct the C.P.R. from Montreal to Vancouver, but we are fighting in the interest of freedom aud high Ideals as ngriinst militarism and oppression; so that no sacrifice will be too great to win. There IB no and h'latory will tell Si, that Gci'iafir.y cApEcteu iu cumjuur France, and .an'uux northern Krance. us far west as. Belgium and Holland were -to become Integra-; parts of the German Empire, and UIUB pave the way to the mastery of Great Britain, Europe, and (he world. (Continued ori Page BULLETIN ANOTHER NAVAL BRUSH WITH THE GERMANS? Amsterdam, via London, -March BF 5.15 the'-first time since Admiral Sir bavid Beatty engaged a German squadron in the North Sea, the latter hart, of Jan- uary, heavy nun accord ing dispatch from, Holland to the Tclegraaf, was heard in the North COMMISSIONbM .'RICHARDS. Of tJie SaJvfliion .Arniv, -ivJio- arrived in the city this good ladies of that district are not known to be. suffragettes but they, have a lively appreciation oi what the Liberal policy means to Western Canada, and intend not only to W come intelligently inlormed on lie questions, but also to assist .in securing a triumph for Liberal prin.7 eiples at the polls. The officers are, Mrs. Warren, president; Mts. Mc- Ginn, vice-president, and MIBS Gew- ell, secretary-treasurer. Women's Lib- eral clubs should become popular in, (he province. MOO6E JAW KILLED IN MAN'S NAVAL BROTHER ACTION Moose Jaw, Saek., March E- a farmer, living a fe'w miles north of the city, has been notified by tbe Admiralty that his brother Pat- rick, aged 16. had been killed in ac- tion. .No further details were given in the notification, and it is not known hy his braLher.where the boy was, or what ship he was connected with. FORMAL OPENING OF ST. BASIL'S MARCH 17' Ufshop McNally of Calgary will be In Lethbriuge un Wed- nesday, March 17. the day wlien Hie patron saint is honor- ed all over Llio world, and will officially open und conse- crate the new St. Basil's school. This announcement, "was made (his morning by Fttther. Rosen- fhal. The new school ban been in operation for several weeke but die date or opening hai been set over until St. Day, as b fitting time' for III ('.onficcrallon by the Bishop of Southern Alberla. f ;