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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 8, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta ).MH. X. K. MAUCII 1017 NUMBJitt 7-1 Big Advance by French I'iiris, pnsilinn on a (rani of moires Viii-yiii" in ilqilli lo 800 moires, were curried )jy nil utliick in Cnmnngnc, inndc Ilic I'rcneh, Hit oll'iec reiiurls. Tile (jcniiiiii counter iil'lcr violcjil figlil- ing, Two (icriiiun uttnclis in Aiiocpnrl Wood, on the- Ycnlun Iroiil were rlniilscd. i .___ "ocidc President Can Arm Filibuster Nil Longer :i Power No More Slrfpcd :iblc Increase of Prisoners ill (he Jail Wlih (lie relfin of the Mounted Po lien over, FO far as their oriK' Washington, Mar.' SCL-I-C- of Slate Landing and Attonicy. -jncral Gregory have' sulvised Prcsl- Wilson that he 1ms full aulhorUy ami merchant ships against Illegal'arc Hip guarj rooms a hv German Hubmarines. 11 various headtjiurlcrs arc yielding up their ut more ningiBlralcH fonmiil llioso convicted of crimes to the Mouiv to'these two., Tiimcnt authorities respectively m ntornaUorial questions and -10 president referred Ihe coiUunlloni ollc.c Buiirtl room. -Where tcrma o in foal old statutes i arc Imposed licreiiyw ,..acted to authorize merchantmen are 10 bo Kent Jp-'lli. jslh pirates raised nn XVnrden IUver: irrlcr lo the sleii lie desired to lake meet (ho submarine menace. They lave reported that ttic statutes have 10 sppllcflilon lo tlic present situa- i; FJLIlUJHTlillH'IN U.S. SEXATIv Left (o right: Senator Strmc, Itemocrfit. ot tJtc S. Porc l.'onnnlttre, is said to have "inudu Ihc liullcts" for Ihe fillhuM- pra; Senator UL FoKctU-, Rcpuhllcan, who (he "firing and Senator Republic-cm, who ivas a. member of It. Cuinuitns was al Limp a camJMalo tor Hit presidential nomination. British May Purchase All West's11917 Wheat Crop Ottawa, Mar. no of- ficial announcement 1s forthcom- ing from government circles, It Is believed here that negotiations are in progress looking to the purchase by Hie Imperial govern- ment of next season's production. of wheat In the western provinc. cs, A delegation representing the western farmers had an Inler- wilh Sir George Faster, act- tnp prirne on Saturday last, It is believed that the gov- ernment on behalf of the imperial authorities, made an offer Tor the crop at a fixed price. Sir George Foster declined to say anything in regard lo the'proposal and It Is nt known Whether or not the cf- fer liae besn. accepted by repre- sentatives of the farmers. IW ffi STEFArJSSON WINTERS AT PRINCE OF WALES STRAIT DawBOn, Y.T., Mar. Xoriliwcst .Mounted Police ex- ucdiUon arrived here from Fort Mel'liertion by tnatn with iliD news tliul Viliijaltnur SU'fansEoji, the Arctic'' explor- er, discoverer of Iho new land lei Mie Arcllt, uoiili of Prince I'nlnvk Island, Is wintering willi the schooner I'o- lar Dear nt the Prince of Wales Btrnlt. .Closure" Rule Passes Mar. more lari one hundred years under rules limited only by UIP ihysicdl endurance anil ie provisions ol tlic cbnstitulioh, tli- anato totilght by a vole of 7'i to ut poivef hi Ilic lianJB of Lwo-thirds i fig members Iho future to uinl t6 say ivlicn n iali Tie taketi "on e- ye ruling meaKUr'1 _ Never while tlic is lr ic s6nntc ru'o book can a "HtllD ronp of wilful as President Jilsbu caltod-tliosc whom he held re- tiOTiElble-for defeat of Llie armcil nc -ality a-.vole upon ill tpfqrc tli'c senate'If tlic two-thirds t their colleugucs'ivillolriervvise. The rgantzetl .filibuster, -as rccosnizcd no Is'.ilcnd. alrcndy beginning to -noto' effect. At Christmas he had only f in the jail there. Today li bar. Crj, and about 20 more'are being j Bent down this week from the Mount-" cd Police guard rooms' al Calgary and Medicine Hat, EO that he will have close to 100 again. U Is thought this new ruling, which was put in forco yesterday by order-fn-council pnfiscd at Edmonton, may necessitate .n increase force ot guards at he Jail here. lhc new rule In force, the prisoner so about Mounted Politic s no longnr to br seen carrying out duties under (ho watchful eye of :hc Guard. At present there -arc "our men In lhc Mounted Police ?uanl room of K division, 'ami they ire merely- awaiting" -trial. -The change baa resulted in an addition to Ihe fatigue duties "of'the of the force, Tlic'men on stnulc duty miss their assistants; so does the mess cook, while gardening will, be Loiidon, Mar. 9---Count von :i X'as sutfcririg froai ilyselitery for iniQ tluie'iirior lo bis death, arid n iiinfiMcatloti of -the ninlady hcccss! ted an Inlcsllnal ciiuratlon, record g lo a IJerltn dispatch lo Neuter's way of Amsterdam. Tlie oporatfon is successful'and Ins recovery ipGil for mumps dcvelored aiu Icr inflammation- of the lungs, 'l ns difficult fur him IQ jccdlvc nour and his power-of rcsjslance its considerably weakened. The 'al point in his Illness few days a50, anil lie died at noon uirsday. 033 of- Ilic pHsoncrsMs-ijrobably "f ho a illiTerent lualltr this summer.- greatest 'fell- the various. barrabhF.oE Ins old force, Burglars Got as Ransom Sam To Tell Charged Conspiracy to Poison Him, Witness Admits This Wish .Ottawa, Mar, Sir Sam Hughes, former Canadian Minister of Jeft.'this afier- noon on a trip lo He is likely to consult with some of the heads of the American Army. London, Man taking new testimony in lhc trial of Mrs.. Alien VVliccldotn Itcr In-o tlaiiglilers and Al- fred Mason, husband of one of. Ihe daughters, was resmnca.lodav Justice-Low irrOlirnallcy, where thui prisoners arc.charged conspiracy to niunler Lloyd Ccoige and Arlhnc IJendorson, labor memher of the war council. J Mrs. Whceldpn, replying lo Jiidgnj Low. admitted that, sbc often had o.U HlS Advice by Both Ihc hope that the premier ami] Mr. I lender sou "ivouhl soon be dead On being ivbntbcr the poi- son which she testified previously had- hecu obLaitied to kill dogs, ivould not have been just as available lo get rl4 of Premier Lloyd Reorgc and Mr.Hen- U. S. and British Governments" Toronto, 9. Coli'-Hcrbert derson, the witness said: desire it lo he carried ni, via London, Mar. 0. rmnti authorities, according lo lhc ilcgrnaf, liavc virlually stopped all lust'ry Hcl'sium. The iiroliilnllon 'tuiles all factories craploytng moro an Iwelvo workmen or using engines more than five horsepower, or'c more ihnn fjvc. Ions of coal or er fuel monlhly. DclRlans ;ilso are 'hlJJcn (o'build or finish factories ?r .March without permission newspaper slstpu. DALLIES LOSI Kansas Mar. g I ars got 5 1 In n ey and jewelry here last nlghl'by holding Ihe son of A: P. Nich- ojs as a hostage urilTln ranEom had -been delivered to them. The entered the Nichols' home and finding the boy there, t.aok him in charge and availed the return of the parents. Then they presented their demand and (I was complied with. ALL REEVES" SHOULD SPEAK ENGLISH Saskatoon, Mar. cnnvcntion nf niral muni- cipnlilics hero today resolved 1 never Bruce left Mat crentng for A'cw Vorl whence, iL Ss understood, he, will' cccd to assume bis inipor ant new ilulles as consuHlug surgeo wished to take anybody's. Ufa or to have anybody's blacd con.: [to. tlic Imperial forces in France. Co science. This is why 1 objected' to j Hrnce was formerk- inspector-genera the army tcking conscientious ol tors." .Mrs. Wliceldon declared ich thr. Iho varions occurrence crown contends fit In with1 Us were caincidences. rtijcc-jof the Ovftseas Canadian Army Mcd cat Service. in Canada on Jut Agitation for Debate in Commons Discontinued by Sober Members UWE1 El brief, furlough he was summoned Jiy on, Mar. stale paper las created such a sensation In "SI 3Lcphens sinca the beginning of Hi var ns the Dardaiiellcs the "inics corrospondccit >vrites. hers wore absorbed in this reiuarli able document yesterday. A cons id body uf opinion appeared ti at once iavor a tlebate. One repor 3 tlmL niul their iricud ,bink an has, been done t AfHiuillrfl Llbcrnl gurcrnniciiti no only by the' presentation of some o lie facts, but by excisions which keen morlG from -the report. The contend-froni Ihcir knowledge of Lh transaction that asterisks blol ial facts. is being made 'or Hi publication of the evidence.on wblc It if? based. This is clearly sihlo whilu Ilic ivar is" in progrea. Indeed, it is understood tlifc commL rj hold so strongly Ilia they have nut'even suhmilted Ih evidence tn the government. Thcr Is lo bo set !igainst this view th feeling of a large' body of quie tlinughtful members lliat In the in tional the "mmiifohl lesson of the report "should, he learned 1 study and not bandied about in. tli spirit of controversy in the deliatiii chamber. The government, of cours have nolhlne to lose by Lhc debal but their advice would "almosl ce (ainly be strongly against the rai ing- of rontcuiiDii on a closed Iran action at this crisis of our fate. "The commissioners hope lo pr sent a second and linal repovL uhi the U. S. to Washington (o .idvise (lie national defense' com- mittee of (he American cabinet upon means .to be employed in rinsing the Army Medical service of the U. a war fooling. It is understood bat.representatives of tbc If. S. gov- Tnnicnt will meet Col. New forkt loinorrow for further confer- ences on the siimc and kindred mat- era. Toronto, Mar. announcement however, wilh IhaUall reeves of v'thc advisory research council of'Can- (ios should be able.to sneak ada hones In a few riionllis lo hialic English.' 'This cascnlial quail- lhc marketing of prairie liRnjle pos- licalioii for lhc nosilion of v siblc In liriniicttc form, .il about OIIB.'- recvc wns considered an im- vjhall 'he price of hign class coal west porlant one, and the rcsqln- v, of Winnipeg, announced by Prof. (ion was carried' unanimously U. speahing before tho with very llll'c dlEECnslon. -I-lKropirc club here to.lnj-: They he- 'i-llievcd Its caletoric value would 90 pcr ccnl of Uia coal Premier Sifton Tells of Cost Phone Construction crlln. March 0, (IJy enlonlo forces, on ttio iovia froht3 losL- !U oe'roplancs tlur February, as'cpmparcil with ''21 hy Ilic (Icnnnns, nrmy I'.eadquar- -announced (otlay. Ils alalemcnl tlicac rcsulis reads: "Dnr- FVbniary- vo. lost 21 ncroplanca. enemies on tlio xvealern, eastern llalkan frouU losO 01 aeroplanes vhlch 37 arc In our possession and were observed (o fall beyond our s, while fivcMvcro forced lo des- (Spcclnl to lhc llcruld) Kilmonlon, March Eif- ton resuming Iho dcualc on the hud- get, lo the the op- criticism ot the cost of telephone He Jiad call- ed attention, he said, to the year .of IMS. The fact lhat there was an election during 1913, he Indicated, was a good reason why there should bo an increase In the cost per mile of telephone construction, ami also he- cause part of lhc work was done iMEDITERRANEAN VICTIMS Afar. 8r (Uy ucemcnL was made hy Iho aflniir- lotlny that there have been sunk iiubmarinos In Ilic Mediterranean tt.-. and seven sailing of rnOffl than tons, Iho constituency of Vermilion it natural lhat Hie cost should come nlilrs 2s wire miluX J220.PS aver Vermilion to Angle Lake, a distance of 3fl miles of iiolcs ana TK wire miles, was built nt an 'average cogt- ol That was all the mileage ir tlic Verm Si ion constituency and even lhc leader of the opposition wilt allow there iVa considerable difference, be- tween tlial average and an average ol which he staled was il" age lor thai year. Wcsllock ortlville C polo miles. 12 miles S1SI.SGS avcKtcc rost pole per mile; Si. I'aul'lo polo miles wire miles. Rverasc cos Dcnnhviile to ItlTr. 14 11300, n mile, That, paid the premier, was a proper deduction from this art- dress in regard lo [fiat matter. Mr. -Mlchcncr: "I made no refer- ence lo Vermilion." I'remicr Sifton: "J feel hound trt accept his statement, tfowever, we will rofur d> Vermilion as there was Komo conslrncllon during, lhat year. 1 have here a statement of the in lie? that we liuiU during the year and I find that the line from OFLIEUU1T Some Lime QRO lhc Herald nomicccl lhc fact that Ltcnl. H. will deal with lions dowii lo about two inouths'. the military opcr Lhc .cvncuaLioii, IK KorjuiiT, 'All Their 'Skill lo Keop unce in Theii Itetrciit on u Wide Kll'ci'l of lhc Terrible British Homhardnieul Only Being' IiAT GERMAN DEFEXCK WORKS SHATTERED EEYOXI) RECOGXITIOX (Hpceinl to the Foremost, ilar, 1st was eventful in Forty-Mile municipality te- causc of tho fact that the farmers wore voting on two bylaws. One by- Inw authorized Ihc council lo nppra- HrJllsh Headquarters In France, an S, via LojiOoji, Mar, icmy is Lcing closely pursued In hl3 treat as lhc Qdlon at Douchavcsnes dicalea. There he .was hurried out a broad front, willi the loss of iO a numljcr of ma- line MUIIS anil trench morlars, This i bcrioubly affected his local plans lai he made heavy counlcr aliicks ml so added unintentionally to our rojils. A numljer of (lead iverc fl in front of our new position. Since then he appears to have, eptcd tho situation, except With ccvish arliltcry protcais. That this LLle Ram.iiorLli of I'eronne was owed by such dcbperalc and cosily fforts lo recapture serves lo shchv it may need all the military skill LC Oermans possess to keep balanc- d nicely In Lho wide retreat upon hlch they are engaged.-.'.To follow lem obvious dlnlculllea, hc- ausc ilic Iransforwink of the sieg'e uns into sornclKiug inoblla and ad ustahlc daily under new conditions annot be dono without nrcffminary ahor. I previous accounts has beer [veil dreadful evidence of the Rqr mil' losses Llils winter on the Soinm< v- descrilifng Ihe groutul (lie id trenches and Leuartiuc. Sonjc rouble has been taken to verify ilia his Is typical.alolife Uie whole, trout omcers who have been'over Hi rouitJ elsewhere telPnie 'the ence ot our -vunishment.'of .tlii enemy's late grounrt this .iyiriier.hn! surprised them. It Ms .han they ,'expected. Vacnleil pis! .ions .are a shockiiig.c'omposltG o 'ay, borties'and-rags, there are-hi comnJunlcaLiou trenches iine. These have ohliteraieTl.'. Any roads Ic-ailins lo n tront: posi lion cannot even be -recognized a They "c sloughs' containiri jodios of men ivlio uch was their slate of niind. Lha they would rather lake chances hesc sunken ways, uolloniless mir and-red pools lhan face lire Iiorrb'i 6[ crossing Iho open. A si art office who wcnt'lo Dm famous position hen Mlraniont, said Hie result of Ui shelling there was indescribable.1 must, have ended in madness to som ol the Gcrnian troops "and deprcEEio and fear for roost. "i Situation Hopeful London, Mar. S, 1 further retirement of lhc Uerman line on Iho Soiume river frorit--ln Franc and Ihe arrival of the British arm before Ilagdad in Mesopotamia, mn be predicted as the early events a fectmp the military situation, accord ihu viirft's uM-nasscrt by Major- Gc'ncrnl Frederick Maurice, clilet director'of military pneralliris at Ihe war1' office, In his .weekly talk_-with the Associated Press. General Maur- ice said: "tturijig the past ivcck on lhc west- ern front the Germans'have hroighl about a slow retirement until their jpiv lines' extend Una from Ilncquoy to Davauhic, thereby accc-n- .unting lhc dangerous salient "from which the enemy'wishes r.v Ihcr lhan risk meeting, our oii- alonj thai line. "In the east our cavalry.Is twelve miles of HagUad which lies in Ihe valley" and is .indefensible except ong tho River mala, six miles away, here Ihe Turks may make a aland ml whtch point Gen. Maude (com- Milder of the Rritish forces) may ftvo reached by this tliQCj as our cws was sent March hia campaign is by no means air olateti aclion ana lhc last series of ncrr.Uone have Wasted (iprmau k B. The Russians have been rapid- clearing Persia, but on account of physical difficulties 01 the coun-' i TV rallior than Ihe resistance of (He urks, further advance be Overseas Medical Went 111 in France on Duly (Special to the Herald) Pincher Crcck.Mar. Tho sail HGTVS' Vc'as received here today by .Mrs.' Il.'-'Ilunler death '91 her brp- :licr, -Ucut.-.CIoi. Marpti GLIi'Jiri' England: was ivcll ,knowir here, :havjng iirabtlc-. .1 cd inedlclue Jn Uiis.ricjuily for years.- buTbre'ak. of- llie.iyaj lift services-- to .thrf empirfc, auJ when lha .was ''organized the.'oimc herc ninl ,.was v'lir charge, wt'h 'tlic rank -of Soon -'after the unit tp'-Ctil-, ".'ivaa transferred lo 'ti'ic'1 "He-art.-" quarLqi's slafC ant] was appblptetl' prm- v clpal'mcdicar officer ;'of Sarcee' He left. for overseas, about one yc'af ago; wilh Lho Corps, and very after their arrival Uheyy crossed to France where for many' DiunlLs he gave ol his best to aid and, relieve the suffering ot our BOldicfij. X- weeks ago -was, re- cciteil of liia Illness and the cab'lc which arrived .on Thuraday.'nrfls not' cnllrcly uncipected; Besides .sis- ter, Afrs. .Hunter, aod his fcrothcr John, who also has been. a long time in France In response io his" country's call, and we understand was with-his brother at Iho last, deceased" caves liis llttlo daughter, Roma, who resides wilh 'her aunt; 'irra. Hunter. lis wife, nee Miss Morden, diet! sCv- cral years The sincere sympathy of Ihe community goes out to tnem.iu. :hc hour ol their sorrow. Swift; of the 1311. Mounted Rifles, ?20M oE tho part Leon awarded Ihe Mlhlary Cross. rmuls (o (he Pfttrlollc ftiml The rarticular act for which .it (vas Eranlcd H.dcscnLcd in Hie dispatches Inis: "lid led his mem In tm nltnck wilh great courage and determination and lalcrjsrl_ii. pajly_of bombers rl6wn a imnpli ami pcnctraleti Ihe support lines, taking n number of prisoners." to was llio a closcd scason for slock all the year round. We under- stand Lhat both carried by substan- tial majorily -'orty-Mile voters. conyralulalc the BANK CLEARINGS Montreal, Quc., Mar. ings for (he r.-eck cmllnc: today were last year FJdmonton, Alia., -Mar. S. UanK ciparingg for lhc week ending were ftrginn, Eask.T Mar. clear- ings for lhc week ending today TV corresponding week last cost por pole mile; Eds an to Tol- Icrlon pole mil PS 9 wire miles, avcTHRC coil per pole mile. Tlio lolal of lhc iron lines for thai year pole milca and lhc av- erage co-l was 5IS5.65 per poK; mile. This is the class oif con sins Ihe leader o! ihrj opposition referred In nml il is the ordinary construe) Ion single- lines. oy P'CIE MARKETS Spot wheat................. 188 Local track wheat 170 May wheal 187' Local trsck oals May oats May flax 270 WEATHER High 36 Lew' 20 Forecast: and not much change C. P. R. STOCK New Yorlr, sale for T, It. today was at v C- ff v F. S, SPENCE IS DEAD Toronto, March 7. P. S, Spcnce-, and a foremost temperance past president of. the Dorninfon alliance, died at 1.30 'o'clock this morning! He had. once v TJECII a candidate for.niRyor of Toronto. He was one of the leaillng municipal aulliorllies In Cniiada. ff Washinflton, March..9. The, landing of American marines and bluejacketc at Santiago, Cuba, to protect the ol Americans and other foreigners and their proper- ty, was reported today In dispatch- es lo the stale depart-'. merits.1 The reports said there had been no fighting In lhc city or-its. suburbs up to midnight last U. F. A. PRESIDENT APPEALS FOR CQ-pPERATION Monlrcnl, Mar. W. Wood, rrcsldcnt of Ihc United of AlhcrlnXaddress'cd lhc Canadian club here today on tlic -'Western. Farmers' Organization and Their Viewpoint." Mr. Wood lold a'lllLIc'. of what lhc western farmers arc doing, and preached Iho Rcspol tof co-opcratfon as Uhc future Falvation of Canada. "As the of Iho farmers of he concluded lhc address, "Ihe mfessasc 1 Tiring lo you ia lliiai trie spirit of labor for national advancement we arc developing Is Ihe spirit of cooperation of all chases and interests in Canada for Ihe advancement of common clviilzatioii. We wnnl you in lhc east to cooperate wilh us, advise us, lend your alrenglh to us so that cast and u'est may work together lo VftT_5o this Dominion lo a higher level of Indications arc lliat lhc slart of a iiisuivrauSi; spring rusli of new sclll- crfl has slarlcd. Quilc A.'number havo fictmc. Jn recently from California, ami .bring Iho informr.tion.lhal they arc I but the' vanguard of a large, influx from Ihal stale. "Soulhern Albert a- Is Ihe liest advorliscd part Cnnada, in CalifoTiiia-, and" Lelhbridfce is be- coming well known" said one parly. Mr. Aniislrong, of Wilson Sldfng. lias recently returned frbm Ma old homo in California and stales thai a number ot .settlers.will In to take up Irrigation landfl. The holcW ard beginning ,16 show. the results of (ho anring rush. Every hotel In the cily last some of them having lo luru guests -i'v ;