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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 12, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VIII. LETHUHIDGE. ALBERTA, FRIDAY, MARCH 12, 1915 NUMBER 77 Storm Centres in Greece's Political Upheaval Loiiilua, March" 12, p, m. U is believed, moreover, that the The sweeping advance of llrilish and'Germans will promptly seek Lo liulian troop's around-Keiiyc Chnppcllu luliale. If they do this iL will coin- in Ihu direction' of the 'strong (Ser- pel them lo IUTJJ their western ionics man position nt is regarded intact-, if not lo reinforce ihcin, lo by some English' newspapers Uidav us meet the fresh forces which Great the commencement ot active opera- Hritain is putting into the field. This tions on the left wing of the allied is just the allies profess to dc-1 front in llic western theatre of Lliu ,sirc. Their stroke iy timed to aid) and as likely Iu he followed by [Indians tor if the "Allies hail not another impoclauL olTrnsivc thrust' kept tbe Hermans busy along the preliminary to a general iiikaucc in j western front, it is believed tlie Gcr- thc spring. imm commanders would again have shitted forces to the 'enstern line to 'strengthen Field Marshal Yrm llimlon- burg, whose armies arc now lighting hard to regain llic ascendancy bc- Iwccn the Vistula and the Nicmen rivers. These iiaUles in northern Poland arc no I. thought in London to have readied their maximum of intensity, hut Field Marshall Von I with reinforcements is said iu be attempting another (landing move- ment, against Ptzasnysx. The battle line -which is the crux, of these operations extends roughly for a distance of eighty miles between the rivpr Orzyc and the river Vistula. British Hold Ground London, March 12, 3.I15 official report concerning British op- erations on the. western baLLlc IronL was given out today by tbe official in- formation imraui: "During the night of 11-12, and In Uie early morning several counter at- tacks were easily repulsed by the 4th Corps and the Indian Corps, wltb heavy losses to the enemy. Sixty prisoners were captured in a night at- lack, and also the" village of -Lespin- ette was captured by the 3rd Corps, with "slight lose. "Mist and fog now prevail and hin- der operations." 11HC Mr.AnsIeyofCP.R.with Prosperity Chairt Shows Conditions Up-grade Actlng-Dietriet Superintendent Ane- Icy of the bridge dJi'isiun or the C.P.R., injected more optimism Into tlie hearts of the business men of the city today, at the Board oE Trade coun- cil meeting tbnii bus been their ex- treme pleasure to absorb for many a 5 survey of conditions, Mr. Ans- ley '-predicts unqualifiedly that the whole woi-ld will experience a thrill ol prosperity to 191.8 at least. He "Prosperity is assured by high jirice bf-jijg-lron, grain and yorkr predict .a rlBlng market for tlie ensutne year locally, -with -wide-spread commer- cial valuea ._ior producers. prosperity' f pilaws higU prices of pig iron, grain and pork, and these com modules are .now steadily going up. I predict an enormous volume of trade in from the result of the big crop which must result this fall. The retail business -will consequently be greater than -for some years. Ot everything depends on the but ihere is no one here who docs iiot figure exceptionally fine re- sults from that score.. "The government have.spent lions in seed for-the This bas established a -very optimistic feelirrg- among the farmers, and In Breaking to tbe growers of grain all over thia district, J ha-ve noted this, and they [eel assured of a big return for this labors, and are prepar- ing their lands and otber work In a whole-hearted way." Get the Men Ready "I would caution the boards trade, farmers' unions and trade and labor organizations about beJng organized in time to supply men immediately tbe tanners require Hi em. I believe tbe Lethbridge Board of Trade is already doing this with tbe same earnestness they have tackled all other prob- lems. The Board here has .proven tbat it is tlie asset and best advertiser, and .udder Mr. Ufar- noch'fl able guidance will continue to do much good for the city and sur- rounding country. (Continued on page Princess Pats Reinforcements Tbat "for" the Princess wbich. left Winnipeg about eight weeks ago have been in action ig indicated by the inclusion ot the name of W. A. Stokes of. Winnipeg in the Kit of severely ivounded. Privato Stakes ic a native of 'Winnipeg, nine- teen years old, and1 a son of Thomas Stokes, Aberdeen avenue. The Princess Patricias' reinforce- ments were taken fr'oin tbe .various battalions In training :shere and, pos- sibly were transported lo Consulted German Ambassador Tlie Grecian strong for neu- trality, is .said, Ijy tlie Queen, who ia a sister of ilie German I'-inpercr. Tbe Premier, M. Vcnizclos, lias resigned, as lie favors Greece join- i ing the Allies. -The new Premier and PpnrL'liis ciiltlriai liave faiicn- in line with King Constantino, and have announced that Greece will remain ncuLra'i, though the people are almost a unit for war on Lhe side of the Allies Rome, March conference held yesterday between Prince von Sue law, the German Ambas- sador, and Premier Salandra, has given rise to reports that events of a momentous nature for Italy are pending. The meeting of the two diplomats was held after the Premier had consulted, for some hours with General Zupeli, min- ister of war, and General Cadorna, chief of .itaff of the-army. Maj.ffiginbotham is Cousin of Local Family, Lived Here RUSSIANS TO BOMBARD BOSP.HORUS TODAY London, March-12, 3-33 is learned -sourc- es in that the Russian Black Seav Fleet' is expected to Etart.a ihombartirnent of the ..phorui" ports todiy In active co- operation with >rallled fleet, which force- its- way to Constantinople' through-the DardanoMess from the south. Situation at Ottawa More Tense Than is Gener- ally Believed The' late Major George Higin- botham, whose death occurred yester- day afternoon at the. Canadian Mili- tary hospital al England', was a son of the late Capt. Hi gin-. France, where they would be available botham of Toronto, and nephew of r. jjt.-Col. Higinbo'thani of (jijclph, consequently mis a cousin of the Higinbotham brothers of this; city. Major Higinhotham was a vct- eral of the North. IVest Rebellion of 1885, and prior to his death was aeo- oud m rommaiid. of his.regiment (the Queen's'Own, of, After the r L'lose .of the Riel he was a- tlie I OTilQnt recidenl oi Lethbridge for several when needed to fill- vacancica-in the ranks, General Otter Will Arrive in itbs. He was an expert yachts-" man, and for many years was sclect- ed as ont .da ir lhe cup raccs- will be in the city .tonight, Colonel Cruikshanks, Officer -Com- manding District 13, will "inspect 'the FARMERS WARNED AGAINST local detention camp Good Year at Carditon Dr. Weeks uf Cardston is in the city FRAUDULENTLY CONVERTING THEIR SEED GRAIN Ottawa, Out., -March Even- ing Free-Press (Liberal) in an article dealing with clectlcns says: r "Conser- vative members are certain tLat there 'will be an election. Liberal members expect that there will be, and the min- isters are saying nothing. "Both sides eeem satisfied. The Conservatives are declaring tbat the want or conlitlence motion by the Lib- eral leader yesterday morning justifies an appeal to the people. They claim thai the truce has been formal'iy and officially broken. "The Liberals say that if tue gov- ernment thought it could iviji? it would have the (ilecticn anyway, even U no amendmen.L.'liad beeji ..offered to the budget. They say ihat while they were keeping poetical truce tbe "'''goverti- inent had he'en working upon a, politi cal ambush." "Both parties (6 over tbe prospect appeal to the country." is waiting'to hear from the country. In regard to the Laurier amendment and Sir Wilfrid's speech. Hon. jHr.' Cochraiie and Hon. Jlr. Rogers are keeping a very e'iose "watch .upon the country, and are re- ceiving reports from "agents In all the provinces." Tweedie Having Very Poor Luck in His Fishing London. March semi-official twin J'elrograd reports, a of German forces in Poland. iMtl'owjiu', t'.ic heavy concen- [iratinn 01 Uernum troops the rc- "newnl aLtafk on near the J'rn.s.siaji border, reinforcements have limi brought up in the 1'ilica River region, southwest, ot Poland. 1'elro- -r'iirl Hclifies-, that n'inu.rmncijts arc inlciuli'd to hold tlic prpstnt pusiiiuns rather than in- stitiiite another attempt to break tin1 Kussian line toward the J'nlisli The Iliilish attack in Uelgium has j brought, on I wo vigorous covmlcr j moveinen's by Hie Germans, hut it is I.said in -Ion that the ground gaiu- rd hiis bnld. In Champgnc fur- ther progicss for the Trcncli is claim- ed. Gounaris, Greece's new premier, has given specific assurance to France that the nolicj oi his cabinet will not lie inimical to the interests of the allies, although the Gournaris niini.slrj' crcaieil as a iciiult of )0inp Conslanline'ii opposition to the formless policy of intervening in the war on their bide. A London despatch states thai Bulgaria, whose attitude has IjcL-j) a source of concern to j Greece, is sending heavy artillery to n. point close to the Greek frontier. Constantinople is reported to be in a stati! of panic as a result of the .vllied progress in the Dardanelles. French Official Paris, March 12. via London, 3.30 statement Issued this afternoon by ihcj French War Of- fice- says: -In Helgium. two divisions of the Brlijian army advanced between 4000 and 5000 metres, notably in the dlrsc- lion of Schorbalckc, to the southeast of "On lhe remainder of the front, noth- ing has taken dace to add Lo yester- day's official statement.1' J.D. Rockefeller's Helpmate of Half Century Passes I I i New York, "Marrh D. Rockefeller Tarrytown, NV'Y., .early.'todliyJ The womaa who Mr. Rockc- [riviiifr was a school was Laura Kpcllnian, a hchool mate' in Cleveland, wlio fell liaid working young uian lorig-.-'v.b.e-'.' fore he was recognised-'." as', presumptive to'the throne-df fortune.' The marriage was celebrated .Sept.- ISfiJ. For tlje hall lolloir- iug she administered thc.'aflairs of his Will Operate it Pending Negotiations, Probably Altogether Ottawa, March 11. During the course of a debate en the National Transcontinental railway in the SCJIT ate today, arising out o[ a request., for jiapcis, Hon. Mr. Lougheerl madp a statement to the cfiect that it is the intention of the government, pend- serve, it. Loughecd said that until -last winter the road had been in the hands When the; miniBter, of; over the.'line last'fail found about a thousand settlers iri the vicinity" of lines and provided; them rcnsonabl? train gpntraciors who -for buslriessUiad-do'nc so atVSt loss'. -The go'vcrmnpnt hart to provide train! service, and ]iad done so at consider- able .cost. A bi-weekly service was rjL'ing operated from Cochrane' to Hearst, 129 miles, and from Cbphrane to Amos, 141 miles. The loss "on the rid desired Lo the Ellison Mill; Ad Contest was a Real Winner The department of tlie Interior Tweedlc rBBumed his fishing 'expedition in the public .committee 'tins morn- ing, examining-two witnesses in con- nection witfi the 'railway SMASING THE TURK had Smyrna, in Asia Jliuor, is now being not caught The floater bombarded by Pcirse's didn't even wbKtile' There wasn't a SUPPLY fleet, while sonip. ot the bigger ships nibble. Everything produced so far the mala fleet at the Dardanelles shows that the procedure in connec- l.elhbn'dgc boys and girls are eagle- eyed. If you don't at Lhc office of tbt1 Ellison Milling Co. The office. last, night and this morning by boys ami girls who correctly solved the puzzle in upper right hand, corner'of the of last night's Herald.- The paper was of! the-.-press 'at 5. o'clock. At 5.30 two-boys came.rush- ing in with i-hc 11 'Ellison' is the .they, let; for a bi-weekly service. the government had to pay the contractors for the road, ami Lhe contractors stated that they got nc other revenue. ,v' Lougheed said that alleged de- grading o[ the road had nothing to do with the failure ol tbe G TV P; io take it over. The G.T.p. had been parties to everything done on this line, including the fixing of gra'dfls and the location of shops at Quebec; At this Hmc allegations of t-Jir. G. T: P. should not be taken too seriously. The government now saw. the ne- cessity of almost immediately under- taking the operations of the entiro system for. the purpose ot main ten- ance, as it was realized that the road could not be left exposed to climatic attacks and to the effect of spring freshets. To leave it imoperatcd would result in its destruction'.' Senator David asked when the op-' eration would he and registered nt -the'TjCthbridge. The taking prompt steps to trace and ob- loctor looka for the best years tain convictions against persons fraud- u the history of farming in the Card- ulently converting to other Uses than stone Revised School Estiinates Show Saving of School Board Turns Down the Proposal Jpr at E last" night. The resignation, of Miss .prosecuted. for the purpose for wbich it -was ob- tained of seed.grain advanced by the government. 'Tlie and a heavy penalty has been provid- ed for iu tbe amended So.ed Grain Act, and any person or peraons found to hnvc sold Iho grain, or used it for any, j other purpose than that set. forth in tlie application form will be rigorously nre booibarding Ihc forts from tlie .-tion with the issue of guarantees was Aegean Sea HOURS TO SURRENDER Washington, .D.C., March cn- P. have this matter actively in blegram from Ambassador Morgen- thau at Constantinople, dated yester- day and received at the State depart- ment today, stated that the British admiral -commanding the allied fleet In front of Smyrna gave the Turkish garrison 24 hours to surrender under threat of bcmbarilment. perfectly regular both the public and railway interests feeing fully safe- guarded. 'SIR 'JOHN "GIBSON'S .....SON BADLY WOUNDED Hamilton, Ont, March John Gibson' lias received a cable from Lieiit.-Cbl. Gory, on General French's staff; stating that his sou, Lieut. Colin Gibson..of. the Royal Fusiliers, has been .shotJ through the lungs, and is nqwjhla hospital in France. His con- dition is satisfactory. mssHr fot the operation of the road Jackson came as a surprise, was accepted The moving of the high school classes, und the general changing ni-'ound of'other he. done at once. The change froiri'Central to Flectwood of Miss Ha-lpcnny's class All the high school .classes will be will be made according.. to moved into the manual training build- (fence ot the pupils.. It is not'certain f Ing next week. the class will go as a Miss McNabb's class will be moved There was considerable discussion from the manual training build1nn to over the.Easier- tioay Raid Jl uouw Oratorical Fireworks at Edmonton Near the End k Opposition Moving for Vo'uminous and G. P. Smith Will Speak Today Edmonton, Ufarcli Tlie Provincial Secretary- lablcd Jiis Lticieii._ Buuurc-au, Albert, who. :Thc debate didn't end today Every- report, today. There are 37G5 compan- is speaker, after properly j r hndv ifs operating in Alberta, .the aggie- placing. Bourassa as. a Tory ally, dis- i eiytKur gatc capital-being The cussed'flic natural resources and con-! Central school, and.Miss Ualpciiny's lace thought that' the" board could was Ihc members are being was MilD.lilV an increase of vnlscd the house with a (le.scription I class .will go to FfceHvoort. inol. afford io send- any. .teachers _ to given ding and if all the uotcm- ot an interview between Messrs. Mich- 'Hiss A. Gertrude Jackson, who has i he cnuvcnlion, and inovcrt that tlic nifiiit iiiembcis .spoke it would take Mr piifTer continued his spcccii Bob Rogers. described been a mcrriher ol the schools temaiii open .during the Eas- uiiulhci week. Friday will gee started tlic day previously, and spnkc Itogcrs as chloroforniing the" provin- teaching ijtall for three years, has re- irr sriistm. Ua'i idsnn tlie end, liuwcvcr. A U the fur mi hour altogether cm tlie mil- -Tory leader; 'with tlic disaster i 'signcrt lo accept a position on the children and .teachers 'should have -.a 'members except Spcii-dr. way policy, bc-ing almost constanMy which would'follow should they rclin-1 staff at Swift Current. vacaljoii, and moved -that-'the'schools and Ulow. The lat-ver is reported .-''to'- bombarded' with questions From the cjuish the resources and .not have the' Miss H. Nimmons has been appoint- Hosejor a sveek at Easter, .but his be saving liis urn bury for Uie u ivc'r- opposition, .all of which, failed in appointment ol homcstoaa inspectors ed to.succeed Miss Jackson as teach lusl-, he being Ihc.only sity ilcbat-a.. Spencer will speak Kti- their purpose, the Lacombe man hav- and a honic. of. other ollicials to co- er foe Grade I, at Central school. ..supporter. hand in They '-.-were disap- pointed when iliey. .learned that .they were beaten to it, but. they showed that they read the ads in the Herald closely as the grown-ups. NO GALLOWS FOR MASON Ottawa. Ont., March ernor-general, yesterday, -tlgned. an order-jn-eoiincil coruPiuting'- the. death sentence passed upon Harry Mason of Winnipeg to "iife The execution was to have taken place-on Friday. The extreme ycuth of'Alason and the recommendation of-the "Jura- led to the company of the completion ot the, road and of the necessity ior the company fulfilling'its-contract to op- erate it. The company had not. re- sponded with the alacrity which..the government desired. The'company had not'pointed out that road should. be complete in every respect, but had relied, upon an omnibus objection to taking it over at this time. What the' result would be he could not say, but' it was possible'tliat there would be, negotiations with the "Grand Trunk Pacific company which might ex- tend over some time, and that in the -meantime the line had to be 'crated to preserve the road. Alberta Consolidated Prepares tot Drill in the South clay and George P. Smith will anil probably close the de Ills opposition arc moving for There will be ho holidays at Eas-' Mr. Filuicr reported that lie had anil probably close tbe debate. 'The' Mr. ler, excepting Good Friday and Eas- ;found employment, for part of his opposition arc moving lor a large same gr lor Monday, The teachers' who attend lime, and .his salary is reduced with'- number of returns anil asking volum- He. objected to lavish expenditures on reply ing a ready answer for them all. crce the ssttjers afr election times. To 'The Mr. 'Archer, Innisfail, followed the tool the people tliey. coined the word large same ground as the previous speaker, without end, "ncgoti- the convention, will pay their own-out materially affecting him. way, aad tlicir.classes on holi- day during their absence. 'Tne. estimates for vised to date, show a to'tal suying year as .re-. 'Physical instructor salary Conrad AVcjdeahammer, .Stony the. new feature iu CANADIANS IN ENGLAND ENJOV SRfljINO .WEATHER Lcndon, March Canadians at ShurnclirfQ 'aro !.reduced from per liionth.' Tllesu are some .of. (he tliinns (heir Jirldgh comrades tuftlAtloii down. Today's wentber is. A party nf .new- urrltals. rronV Canaiia inous questions on every concRivahic school Houses. He thought log-huilri- sub.ect. One question todav on tele- ings plenty good-enough and advane- phones; required--33 pages or typewritten stuff.' Any scho could dig moat of the 'information: ti-tion ivith .farmers. Tne-price ot-way on of the opi from.the repo'rts but.the bulls.has gone down through the gov- t.jor. th Oltova.' He didn't speak .for! the-goytL'iimcnt.flre supplying all in- .stock to farmers red --23 pages ot closely ..ed the. novel theory that' the demon- his speech ol re- slunY Any school hoy sira'tion. farnis arc in unfair .compc- ceipts .showing, that he paid his own oat of the information; vith .farmerii. The price of- way on of the opposi- hy the .board, of education Into Llio.niyitories of baseball today.' ___ Iqnna'tign jn the fullest possible uimi-'cheaply.' I ncr. The opposition will not be TBI the principle is ____ _.. __ to complain (o the electors on r should JVaVe been passed -four or live the Wild -Lands excellent but it i.yenrs ago. (he others.', .I'eter'Gunn. Lac Stc Anne, was the last speaker and iniidc a characteris- tic speech, keeping both-sides in hil- arious' niood. E. A. Cunningham, arid W. W. field superllitend- ent of the Alberta'.Petroleum Con- soliditcil, are iu .the. city today on. business iu connection with the com- pany's oil and gas .properties, .in the south. Mr. who is ever, a fore Mr.: is oycc .a foremost booster for ob- jects very strenuously .to' the'south field being called the field. Swectgrass is and has nothing to do. witb the develop- ments thai, arc. going-on'.In .Ulicrta. The south lield Is' the north .is HIP just as the Okoloks considenid in, the Calgary Held, though they ire 10 or 50 miles away. Lclhbridge is destined to get all the lienejit as a. shipping and distributing centre, from any flows encountered south of here, and there is no. reason' why she sijould not liave the publicity now, says .Mr. Cunningham. Tlie coinpaai is .iel] orgnnizod, and will soon commence. in tlicir. holdings in the south, which ag- gregate something like acres Tlic whole thing is gpcculativei Mr. Cunningham, hut.sciehtific'.adYiCe. shows tbat HUT" is a large bairn of oil in southern Alberta, iuul .once it is en< ounteied, ,tbe n- turns will be great. j ....j. ;