Internet Payments

Secure & Reliable

Your data is encrypted and secure with us.
Godaddyseal image
VeraSafe Security Seal

Lethbridge Herald Newspaper Archives

- Page 1

Join us for 7 days to view your results

Enter your details to get started

or Login

What will you discover?

  • 108,666,265 Obituaries
  • 86,129,063 Archives
  • Birth & Marriages
  • Arrests & legal notices
  • And so much more
Issue Date:
Pages Available: 6

Search All United States newspapers

Research your ancestors and family tree, historical events, famous people and so much more!

Browse U.S. Newspaper Archives


Select the state you are looking for from the map or the list below

OCR Text

Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 11, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta WEA 1 HER High Low........ Forecast: Fine and mild VOLUME VIII. LETHHRIDGE, AIiRGRTA. THUUSDAY, MAUCI1 11, 1B15 NUMHER 7S BRITAIN PREPARES FOR AN INVASION OF GERMANY AMSTERDAM, MARCH BERLIN MESSAGE SAYS TITE GENERAL STAFF HAS LKAHXEI) THROUGH ITS SECKKT SERVICE THAT A LARGE BRITISH ARMY IK NEAR THE ALSATIAN BORDER FOR AN INVASION OF GERMANY VROM THE SOUTH. Hon. A. G. McKay Twits Borden Government and the Alberta Opposition-- Have Not Made Good Debate Finishes Today Edmonton, Alta., -March (Si) debate on tho rejAy Lo the speech from the Throne is still dragging Lo a close, and Thursday is likely to aee [he final. Tlie charge mado today Lliat the Dominion govcrujneiit are distributing badly vitiated seed grain, which the set- tlers nrc refusing to use. Qihenvfso the subjects of previous discussion oc- cupied the house. The C.N.R. Again Mr. liis speech, i'Taverted to 'railway guarantees, ing from a Federal blue book thc.t the C.N.R.'. had given a. of its affairs, ''and the Bordeii government, had exceeded Its power in Imnk note issue to help out. As regards the Cal- ffiiry-Madeod road, it was stated that there were 48 miles of completed grade and 51 miles o[ uncompleted grade, and that il would take 000 in CKCGHS of tlie guarantee to build the lino. 3Ir. AlacKay showed that It money; that the ;ell the Federal WITH THE AUSTRALIAN AND BRITISH TROOPS IN EGYPT all a (iueetibn of C.N.R. could not bonds, and yoL Sir. Tweeclie the House to bellevo premier SifLou to blame. T we edge's Ignorance of Agriculture Xakixig up Mr. Tweodie'a criticism of the'demonstration farms, Mr. Mac- Kay held the Calgary memhor up to scornful' ridicule, greatly to tha de- light of the Liberal members. He forc- ed the admission from -Mr. Twecdie that he had never set foot on a de- monstration farm in his life. Mr. MacKay Raid Mr. Tweedie wouldn't know "a Hereford from a black muley. Discussing Uia educational system, the spaalcor praised -Mr. Boyle for the cnco.ura gom oat of agricultural and domestic aclsnca teaching in nira) districts. Hfl said Alberta is greatly In advance of old Ontario. MaoKay Favors Waman Franchise Dealing with ecjiuil suffrage, the Breaker said nothing but good ever came to' a. state from giving the 'wo- men the lie also mado a etrong a ,50 per cent, dower for married wbmaui It women were given the franchise thay should have the right to membership in the legis- lature. IL Is a question, with many ramifications.' He said it would make for the betterment of tlie move- ment if an active educational cuni- ,paign were 'carried out in the prov- ince, ralher than securing a snap de- cision Jn tbe House. Natural Resource! Promises DID N I Moves Amendment Regretting Barriers Piaced Against British Imports And Ask Province to Provide That Sheep Going to Re- serves Go by Rail DOMINION ASKED TO ACT Edmonton, Alta., March (Spe- cial.) At the first meeting of the Ag- riculture committee this looming-, deputation appeared rrom the sontli .o protest ahout the ravaRes to the country perpetrated by sheep on the lo-the '-forest grazing reserves. The deputation, was composed "of M. Peel of Cowloy, president Cowley Slock G. W. Buchan, di- rector of UlG U.P.A., district, i and Rice Shopnard, U.F.A., provinciiii vice-prefiident. E. H. Finlaysen of Calgnry, head of the Forestry department for Alberta, was also -present. The complaint was made that sheep merely drift across country, making neven miles a (lay ,and eat up every- thing in sight, working great. hardship settJerfl- AEter considerable discussion, Geo. Hoadley aaid it was UD to tho Domin- WILL PROLONG SESSION Captain of Wm. P. Frye is Aboard Raider Chased into Newport News' Where She Very Likely Intern B.C., March dent Wi'iaOii announced today that searching inqjiiry would be made iulo the sinking o[ the American galling ship, William P. Frye, by the German! auxiliary cruiser Prinr. fiitel Friedfir- ich. Tiiis statemeuL was issued at the White Hcuse, Repairs Will Take Newport News, Va., -March Washington has decided that repairs shall be mado Lc the Eltel Friederich llaroli moving by .Sir Wilfrid Laiincr oi-an amendment _ _........-------- lo tl.'c government budget proposals, j supervision of on American ;uiU an agreement tu extend the lie- naval officer The work wil'i take liaLc fioin Thursday until Tuesday next, in consequence of this am lie-j' Xcws, Va., March 11 ion government, and moved seconded by Puffer of La combe that, having taken evidence sno'wiiig the denretin- Lions oE eheep, that the miniatcr of the Interior be asked to' make it a provi- sion in granting- grazing- leases tfaot aM sheep must be taken to forest re- serves by rail and returned the same way. Hon. Mr. Marshall wired the resolu- tion to Dr Roche today. BRITISH CAPTURE NEUVE AND ARE NOW NEARER TO LILLE; LAND FORGE NEAR DARDANELLES .ravails that the house may sit tllc Gcmlln E1I1bassr at Wash- uiitu ahout the middle ol April. I jn ton as to hcl ncxt There The amcmlms'iU moved hy the.lead- .SECmcd a doubt .-that'-she' jcr of the opposition was. as fallows jle interned., "This iiouse is to providc.tor (jhie[ oi today's ac- Ihe Miseucics of llic present situa- (ivities' ,1V. customs' 'men in connec- tion, and to vote all liecessary, liuu thB arrival here, mid means lo tlial end, tiui it regrets an (.n l3aril tllu details lliat in the measure under considers- o[ of the American sail- liou duties are imposed which must, jn ffm p whose officers be oppressive on the people, whilst and ivcic brought here ahpard Count Sladen Sends Schooner to the Bottom London, cover of liavc penctiated the .Varroivs of tile made another of the sivift and unex- the lire of heavy French strait. It is nnl considered likely. strokes marked his British troops have captured Neuvc however, thai llic attack will be campaign against the Russians Gath- Chappclle, Si; miles north of La- pressed until land forces nccupy both ering-a luryc force along the Prus- hassee. sides of the straits. That such land pian border in northern Poland, he This success, including tlie taking forces arc almost ready for this rfjaslc lias begun a new movement sotith- 6f prisoners and several ma- is indicated hv the report that a ward, apparently intending to strike chine Rims, makes it the most con- great French transport fleet has been again at Przasnysz where the Ger- lidctahle advance reported ftom the sighted off Malta. mans recently met defeat which prc- north of France for some months HINDEXUL'ltCi'S NEW JIOVE ceded their general retirement in the past. If made in fores it is strategic-; Field Marshall Yon has jiorUi. An important battle has de- ally of great importance, as the po- sition commands the road between Labassre and Lille. Furthermore, it f makes the German hold on Labassse i nnKIll insecure and gives a. base for opera- tions for the strengthening oi the Allies' lines in front oi Lille. The movement was expected, as lately the principal activity reported from the British iiont has been in Life in the chicken coop doesn't al-ifhe direction of the other enil of the Considers Wool within 2 miles The British are now of the furthermost Sir Horace Smith I ct) to cuter negotiations with the Fed- eral authorities. He said 'fflien Mani- toba's boundaries were extended was together airi-ee with Count von Sla- dcn, tlis German prisoner-of-war, who vas recently brought down from the game" by Hussar colonv. Whether he is .a sec- Dorncn last October, ond cousin of the famous general, and effort to gain 1-ouruess on the road needs fresh ozone in which to Kluck, between, and Lillo, he forced. lor not is as yet unknown. -Vnywav his way as far as AuJmrce, two mi es 1 the northeast of Neuve Chappellc, st to retire. J'KflJTINO IN EAST "News despatches from Uerlin report failure of the Russian attempt to On the question of natural resources j the count, with two or three com- to the Neuve Chappell Mr. MiicKaj- demonstra.ted thai Pre- panions, ivas oat the atmos- W desperate lighting again miei- Slfton had consistently attempt- phere around Fifth street yesterday, ill-, tremendous odds, was forced He tool: .in Lhe eights, including look at hiinssiriin a bar mirror. Thn, guard who followed him stood oiit- the- party l'reak throuBli the German lines Stanley had said Sir Robert Dorden hoarded the next Red line car and promised all the resources, he must his highness is once more kcepin, at have been feeble-minded. R. B. Ben- nett didn't tall: like that. He said if didn't make good, he -wouldn't, fro feel bound to support lilm. When the lioints and cane. three western premiers marie ;i joint request for tbe fulfilment ot the pro- mise, iUv. Bordcn immediately started to make trouble by writing the time premiers. He (lidn'L do that when Ontario and Manitoba were giv- en largely increased territory. There Augnstowo, while Llic battle oi Os- irolcnko continues. According to this information, which is from official wire He answers pretty, well sources, the lighting to the northwest of is developing 'favorably lor t.hc Germans. Ottawa, Ont, March A. Buchanan was Informed in the Commons yesterday by Dr. Reid that a request had been received for the establishment or a govern- ment warehouse for the storage of wool at Lcthbridgc, and also for the appointment of a wool inspect- or p.t that city. The government, said Dr. Reidr has had its offi- cials cpnoidermrj these sugges- tions as well as others that might assist the wool-groiving industry. company with tlie prison bats and was no talk then, liko Bacon Hillocks Indulged in, of disrupting the B.ft.A. Act. jMacKsiy said the continued injustice to tlie ivest was due lo ex- treme partisanship, and the gentleman to the nf inmKling on the promist; being carried out. were con- f.inually apologizing and making excus- es, II they would come out and threaten Borden with independence, instead of giving partisan support, we would get the resources at once, Plncher Creek Member John Kemmia of Plucher Creek ful- lowed mid the houBe and galleries soon emplietl. Replying to the natural re- criticism he came back iv-Jtli ihe old storv about what the Libenils did in 1905. In ;i provincial general cledloi'i he was tho only Conserva- tive candidate 'who made the rcsonrc- PH mi i SB lie, and the Lib era 13 ojijtos- and defeated him. {Continued .go page POTATO TICKETS, TOO Berlin, via London, March suburban town of Wilmergilorf II.IB LANDING FORCE NEAR DAR- DANELLES The British .ictniirally- continues sit- concerning llic .operations in the suburban town of Wilmeradorf LIB voted to iasue potato tickets, .similar DaudaiicHrs hut reports given out m l.o (lie bread'tickets recently introduc- France sct lorlh LhaL arillorcd sh-'Ps Winnipeg, MOBILIZE' AT VAL as- a result, oi this move- ment, the result which, it is said in Petrograil, has not yet hceu indi- cclstl'. j 11, via London 1 p capture.-.of a long stretch of positions in Flanders is announced-in the ofiicial report given out thifi afLernoon.. The report fol- lows "A British attack yesterday resulted in Lhe capture oi met- res, nearly- li ini-Ies oi trenches before iNeuve Cliappcllc (Flaudersl, ami o[ the village itselL It progressed in the of .Auhers as far as Piette and in a southeasterly direction as far as tJic noitlicrn: border of Bois- du-Duhies, that say a. distance, -2 kilometres beyond Ncuve j Tlie German arlillcty fired i only a-Icw shots. J "As regards (he rest of the fi'ont, I liirrc 'is u'otliiiiy to add to yesterday I coinnumicuLion.1' I German bpies Active Paris, March il. S.20 cf residence issued Lo foreigners af- ter March 20, must have a photo of tne holder attached, by the-Po- lice Commissary, SEI.VS tlie Journal. Persons who fail to follow these Ju- structions- will be proceeded against 'producing little or no and tjle Gennan cnijSBr. liliat the said measure is' particularly At 3 O'ciocii this morning the Eitel objectionable in fact, that instead had been in Hampton Roads of lavoriiip, it''is placing..cxtra bar- ,.g-e hours and no intentions' riers against Great Britain trade to moVe were appareilt. British cruis- with Canatla at a moment when the erg weic injefinitciy reported lurking moLher counlry is under'a war strain on tlie Virginia Capes; and a boat- unparalleled in history." who delivered papers to officers' Sir Wilfrid spoke for slightly over o[ the German cruiser declared mem- au hour, revicwins succinctly the Lib- berj. o[ hcr crew had told him the- cral objections .to the war budget. He Ejtcl actually had been chased into, said that since the outbreak ol the waters by British cruisers, war the Li' crals had adhered-to their fche suryivors Of the British, decision not to criticize, despite ex- French and Russian merchantmen still treme provocation. They stood aboard the Eitel and a lew day prepared to vote all the money) who arc on shorc are in of im- rcquired for the The opposition Jiari not, however, been regard to the government's plans as had been done in Orcat Britain! Now, migration officials, ig When I returned to toe Eitel Friedrich last said Captain "the German officers all ihe government must not'complain if smued assured'that the ship would-- exception is taken lo the details of bc interned, but talked- libtle; They I their proposals. He declared that the were most concerned last night in 'whole basis of the proposed taxation celebrating a birthday of one of tlie. was wrong as it would hear- heavily officers and anticipating the Captain's: the poor, bul lightlr on the rich. WHITE SPEAKS 'FOR THREE HOURS birthday GIVEN TIME TO REPAIR Washington, March neutral- it is understood, recommends that '-I'c he permitted' to niake such cent years had been made necessary as u k heE ..Mawor. r-y the legacy of heavy obligations rf which the government had inherited J r H Speech of three hours, .tluiation. He .said Uiiit the huih expenditures of re- from the Liberals. If the new taxes were not imposed and collected Can- ada would have to cease sending sol- dicis lo Lhe aid of .the Motherland. The criticisms oi the leader-of the opposition ha described as being thy" uiider supervision of American naval authorities, if the commandftr of the German ship requests it! Collector. Hamilton received writ- ten instruction's from Washington to govorn his1 course with, the Ellel' Friederich, and DC at once gave-Com- maader Thierlchsen' formal notice to Robert nogcrs loday lulegruphed Winnipeg Industrial liureau that there was absolutely no truth in rumors------._.., which have, been in' circulation here j caution will be-taken.'it is reported. mrtuuci x 1U1U1-1 uullue LU Sir Willrid s motion -jeave .withln 24 hourH unleS3 reaB011. in making this amendment was to make no reparation ibr his action of tlie i rts. This two rears ago in killing the naval rropopals nf i he iioverhment. Tn clos- ing, Mr. declared'that if Sir Wilfrid considered that govern- ment has no maudate, he would in- vite him to say so. The guveviirnErit1 proposed to do its best [or the etn- that wcsleiii Lroons for subseviueut! because of the increasing activity of 'Y Miieinilii ror'aELlvn KP.r- German osenls. irlia arc seeking to in- Michael-Clark disputed- lie idea cd iu all cities in Germany. TVllmers- Uorrr which Is the first town lo adopt this method for conserving the potato supply, will allow 22.noundg per cap- ita 'ii-eeltly. KAISER'S SON-IN-LAW HAS INCURABLE MALADY London, March Ev- etiingr Newfi a tlis- patch frcm Copenhagen saying that Krnest August, Duke of Hruiibwick and EOn-in-Iaw of Emperor William, Is suffering from n nervous breakdown, which probably Is incurable. The Duke, who went to the front soon nftor the'outbreak of the wur. became 111 while fighting in France. Canadian contingents ser-1 German asenls, who are secUing to in- ships vice would mobilize at Val Cartier. flue.nce public'opinion. C.P.R. STOPPED SUGAR FACTORY MOVING Why did the Knight Sugar factory reorain Raymond, instead of being moved to Laylon, Utah, as was orig- inally. intended? That is the question being naked all Alberta, following on Jfist evening's Herald, over Southern flhe repcri In tn the effect that work on the dis- mantling of the plant preparatory lo moving, had stopped, and fhat the i'ac-1 tcry would remain in Canada. Here is the answer, an It appeared in the Deseret News, SaU Lake City: Laylon, March 8. Following Is llic statement in full, issued Saturday Isac by E. P. Ellison for the committee which had In hand the removal of Ihe, Knight Sugar Co.'s ulant from mond, Canada, to thla place: "On account of tlie present injunc-ito Uaymcnd, anil are now presimiab'iy tfon praceedinffs by tiie Cnuadlan J that the new taxation would both increase the revenue and- promote the "Made-in-Cai-.aria" propaganda. He drcw-thc attention oi 1he government to the resolutions passed :by organ- ized declaring that they would have preferred to have'the ad- tional revenues raised by land taxa- tion. He said the taxes would fill the iip at the boundary line. It is pockets uould fill the pockets oL a ific Railrdid To tho removal I" Pf mnch re8ret and class while incicasing the inc Kailroad Co. against the lomoiai poinlment tnat tlie rjHnadiail pacific ot ijyjng to every man, woman and of the Knight, sugar plant across the n boundary line, the factory will not be movRii this season, as the matter, once In would make it impossible to the plant iti'tiiiiti to linn die this year's crop of beets. The'contract for dismantling, removing and rc-crectiug the Knight Sugar plant was let to Ihe Dyer Co, of Clo Ohio, January 25, 1915, and a ilbernl payment was made to tho Dyer Co. Their superintendent, Mr. Webster, is now nt Raymond, Ca- nada, lo the work, and three .derricks, etc., were consigned railroad connections -have heen ar- for, beet Setid purchased, and contracls made -with farmers for beets, a new.- plant will be erected to take .beet-crop, and (.he Dyer Co. have the contract, being "execrable uotlr substance." form am) should" make an effort' to protest at j child in Canada. He described, tlo this late date, .13 the terms of the con- speech of the minister of. finance as tract entered Into by Jesse Knight, and assumed by the Knight Sugar Co., with the predecessors: of the Canadian Pacific .A. R. were all compiled 'with prior, to September 1, Innsniuoh as n Bite, water right and FIRE IN MONTREAL COURT HOUSE for a longer 3tay la a neutral 'Port could he advanced. U. S. Frye'j "The German commander told said Collector Hamilton, "that he had. come in for repairs to'his snip, and" that reason was sufficient to prevent- any summary orders from this govern- ment. "Today I aimll ask the commander .for a sworn statement as to his rea- :BOHB for sinking the American ship Frye. When this has been received I will with him the nature of the repairs necessary to make his ship seaworthy. Upon that will determine" how long this government will.permit the Friederich to remain In neu- tral American waters 'without Intern- ment. "I Jiare asked the German command- er for Frye's napers Ho thus far has maintained that the papers must go. to a prize court, but has agreed f.6 submit to me later today a copy of .them. UKCLE SAM INQUISITIVE- Newport News, March 11! The collector of this port today pecled to board tlie Prinz Eitel Fried- Montreal, Quo., JlarSli 11, 2 p.rn-A Inch, the German auxiliary general fire alnrm at. tills hour caljedjv'at sought rr.fugt jestrrday in Am- out the entire tire fighting resources erican ivatcrs .alter J merchant for a serioua fire In Hie Court House. Irinc wrecking voyage in Uo oceans, one of the [incut buildlliEs" In Monteral. :for the purpose of inquiring (urther, It IB iniposalble to the extent of into Hie sinking ot tho American ship the tlarnaso projer.t; -put 1'. Krye. The .German vwstl _ thought to be scrious.: (Continued- on page ;