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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 13, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta MARKETS May wheat.............. May oatj............... Moy flax WEATHER Hlon 37 Low 13 Forecast; Fair VOLUME VIII. LETHBRIDGE. ALBERXA, SATURDAY, MARCH 1915 NUMJ5EU 78 SMYRNA NOW BEING BOMBARDED BY mm Big Battles Developing on Both Fronts --Labassee Victory is Most Impor- tant Since the Ypres Fight 1Y LOSI IN 1 SHUFFLE UATTLR London, March the cusL, Lhc hat Me of now in its ttpcu- mg singes, and in Lhc west, the oper- ations around Labassce, where the Germans arc massing troops in an endeavor to regain the ground recent- ly taken by Uritish and India con- liugciils, arc expected lo develop in- to an event of military importance during ilic corning ircoli. .LABASSEE VICTORY IMPORT- ANT Untish military wriUrs agree un- animously that Lhc rcccnli fighLmg iicai Labassce was the most import- ant in which DriLish forces have been engaged since Ypres. WHKnE SI5RBS7 There was considerable, speculation in England as lo what has happened to the-Serbian army concerning which nothing lias been heard in weeks SERVIA ONE UIG HOSPITAL I Tho lust ofiicial announcements from ]SfisJt iverfl issued some time ago, and it is not known what, ii any. opera- tions Hie Servian army is engaged in. Disease is rampant throughout Ser- via, nccording to special news des- one or which described this j.tatc ot affairs as lar worse than (lie first-Austrian invasion. The city ot Nlsh, where the Serbian capital was removed when Uclgrade was bom- barded, is .said to be overcrowded with the su-k and the dying. Kvcuy- liospiLal cunditious are pitcou.s- ly iiiudcqualp and I lie country Ftices Ihan flte GliX. KUENC11 REPORTS AD- VANCE London, 13, p. Sir John yKrench, commandcr-in-chicf of the Uriu'sh forces on tlie front, sent the following "A little fiirtJicc progress' was made by the seventh division in the direc- tion of Aubers. The fight inR has been very severe ns the enemy was strongly reinforced by -at IcasL two divisions. Wcv caplurcd C13 prisoners, however, and I hear there are more lo come in. "Our air crafts have been very ac- tive and the railroad junctions ut IJon and Douai have been destroyed.1' British Auxiliary Cruiser "Bayano" Tor- pedoed, 200 Dardan- elles Forts to Silence Yet The most Important city in Asia Minor, whose -forts i ron. Yesterday he nave the. city twenty-four Jiouri to ire under surrender bombardm under th ent hy of Admiral Pierse's Inolan squ bombardment. London, March Admlr iitary cruiser, Bayano. has been sun coast of Wigtown, southern Scotia Through Dardanelles bv Eaatcr j Paris, March 4.55 mi nil Uardcn, commanding the Bri- j Hah fleet operating against the Dnr- ihinelles, cxiiressed tile oniillon I ihat.ihe Allies wii1; bo able to liamiuer j way through the Slrallg before I according to an Athens dis- liatcb lo Ihc Journal. Mine Sweepers Busy Paris, March bombardment of ihc Daruaneiies was resumed yesterday (Friday) morning by French and JJritisli suya ii disuatch to the Matin from Athens. SuvenLv small mine sweepers are repcrtcd to he contluning their filforts Lo clear the inlne fields, under i the direclion of officers representing I the British and French navies. In Marmora in Two Wecki f ".The Allied says the Matin, "stili have eight or ten forte and a certalii number of coast batierles to reduce, but it Is the general opinion they will enter Lhc Sea of Marmora AMBULANCE ASSOCIATION GOOD WORK Ottawa, March 13. Tlfe annual meeting of the Canadian branch of St. J elm's Ambulance association, was held hare yesterday and reports ol great progress during the year wero-presented. H. R, H. tlie Duke ot Connaught, who is Grand Prior of ithe Order oi St. John, attended and congratulated the members on thfl excellent work accomplished in the NELSON SPENCER HAS HEAVY SLEDDING-HE TALKED AGAINST TIME Edmonton, (Spe- The debate, didn't end today' It WIB spjieduled to end, iju't .T little fiame o'r Nelson Spencer's 'was foiled Tlie. Medicine Hal- man was- to fire the gun. for opposition, and Geo P. 'fltaJLh-TTDB-io cioJseXae debate Spfencer started "at about four> o'- cloelr, and having travelled all over creation and back again, sat down at ten minutes to six the state- ment: "I am sori-y I spoke so -long; the member for CamroBe has ten min- utes, and we could listen lor a few mi mi tea over time." Apparently .Mr. Spencer talked ag- ainst time to shut oft the eloquent various provinces and" on the Cana- i member for Camroae, but he didn't ilian Pacific, Grand Trunk, Intcrcol- "icceed. Mr. Smith will speak onia] and Prince Edward Island rail- Mouday, and rumor has it that-he-will ways. unload some mlgbty Interesting "re- The ___ ___ men and women in Canada had j C'anipueM of Ponoka has apoken orleE- itaken advantage of the opportunities oflered in the course of first aid to In 1ha injured. The icsulted as .follows to of officcis PresidcuL, Sir Louis Uavics, Otta- wa vice-preBirients7 Col. James Ma- son, Toronto, !Major F. C. MacTav- ish, M.-D., Vancouver, A. JI. Nantou, Winnipeg, tt.-Col. Fl. I.B. Vates, Montreal honorary secretary; Fred Cook, Ottawa. Spencar'Cornered Nelson Spencer followed In. the ivake of Mr. Twcedie.by hurling.stat- istics to allow that there iras more ifroductton in Saskatchewan than in Alberta, for which he blamed Mr. Mar- shall. 'Mr. Turgeoo asked if it were not true that the Saskatchewan, opposition always pointed to Alberta as a model. Mr. Spencer replied tbat "was be- cauae they had heard of the demon- stration farms. He painted the ailua- tlon as awful around Medicine Hat: wives and children starving on .home- steads and farmers tlJ -broke. They Makers of Punk Boots Will Have To be Good Now Ottawa, March sharks subdivision artists .will hereaftet operate at the'peril of tlie criminal code it'tr. 13.. ilcHaney's hill, favor- ably reported by the'special coinmit- pt the hovise, goes on the statute Iwpks us now sccnis probable. What its flJOJCf] at particularly js the real estatP Operator ivjio gets an option proceeds to suhdivide and tfcH .it and docs not apply the pro- i to securing a proper title. An.- ate taportanf amcndmcnl, to, the .Mr. Spencer asked witl 3fr. Tobin replied, "litarly in January." Mr. Spencer; "Thai, I think, was too early, as it had not then been decided- to extend relief outside the drouth Premier SifLon- "Mr. Spealccr, do not advertise as mu'cli a'S some llemen, but I may explain that: December 5, jn Winnipeg, I. with Wnlte.r Scott, inet Hon.. Robert Rogers: and decided on the agreement specific cally as outlined in the bill before tlie House-." This was a solar plexus, for Mr.- Spencer, who said if the statement was made specific, he would 'wire Dr. Ilocbc-at once and demand that he carry out the agreement, (Continued on Pape GENERAL OTTER WAS PLEASED WITH FINE SHOWING OF BATTERY alty announces that the British aux- k by a German submarine off the nd. Two hundred lives probably loit. within it, forliilglit. Jf tlie Jam] forces ccj-operaUus will) Lliem also can con- linue their advance." Dresden At It Again Valparaiso, March crew oJ the nrftiBh barque Couway Caatle, sunk by Llie German cruiser Dresden off Corral, a season of Chile, on liec way lo Livernoo'i with a cargo bar- ley, unloaded hero today by thy Peruvian shin Larton. The Cojiivaj' rustle. :i shin of 1591 tons, left New- castle. New South Wales, September 1L, for Valparaiso, where she arrived November 28. Her movements after thyt date are not recorded In the map itinie records. TliiB Is the first recorded exploit of the Dresden since slie cacaped cler atructiou at the hands Sturdee's squadron in the battle off the Talk- lands. British Wait for Eitel Va.r March Cnpa. Henry marine observer reported today, lhat ;i three-slack cruiser, nationality unknown, had lain about twelve miles off shore from yesterday afternoon un- til 6.30 this morning, when she depart- ed. Residents ol Virginia. Beach saw two cruisers, supposed to be British, ofC that port laet night using their search llehta. Bayano New Boat March Bayano was a comparatively new steamer. Sb'e was built in Glasgow In 1913, and vaa The sound of bugles on the fog-laden ter Hbe inspection, the troops paraded owned by Elder FyJfea before she ilmospbere" in the vicinHy of the bar- to the stables, the lons-llue-of-Bteam- was taken over by the British lege, Cal- .will preach the first anni- .yp.raary sermons or the new Wesley church tomorrow. Dr. Iverby was pas of Central church, Calgary, for eight years-, and preached the openini sermons" in the old Wesley church ii Lethbridge. Will Consider Means to Gray come Criticism of Sett.eis in the Foothills Southern Alberta Wool Growers will meet in annual convention here are mating gophers to keep alive. He on March Jflth. This is one of .the charged Hon. Mr. .Mitchell -with not most, important conventions _held ah- dolng anything, that if people were mially in Lethbridge. In Use as to Transport Canada's .Fast Contingent racks grounds this morning, announc- ed the arrival of General Sir William Otter, chief internment officer for the and Colonel Gruikhanks, of- Itcar commanding" "SMlLtary District No. 1-3. Immedately following the Wast, the attitude of the of the 2nd Contingent, C.E.F., changed from one oE ease to "Attention, heads, the command cnming from Major Stewart, officer commanding. The Battery, 'which was fiilh- inounled. booted and spurred, guns, carriages and mounted officers' and hon coins, fined up in'front of .the main exhibi- tion building, for the" Inspection of the General and CoSonel Cruiltshanks, Af- ing horses and frost-covered 12-pound-. ment and fitted out as an 'auxiliary-' ers stretching out (ronrthe njaiirgate almost to tlie exhibition.'.buildings. crm'Ecr. Weather Hampers-Operations m shin Glistening field pieces. The parade uesday and Thursday.l' The allies, was conducted Captain Rinley.. ami however do not claim that any LiGius. Mewbnrn and McLellantl.- important forts- have been re- Sir William tcld the Herald that It duced. Much depends on the weather one of thrj most inspiring sights and the bomhiirrlmcnts of this "week" lie has seen, in his Lru across Canada, have been hampered by unfavorable- Tlie men were wall disciplined, active, weather conditions Dave Logan of .Princess Pats First Man From Pass City to Lose Life not contented they could leave the, Among the matters to be discussed counlry 'will be the objections raised by .a southern deputation in Edmonton ashore on Portugal bank near Mbura, Bordeaux, March 13.- 'acific. proud of the Lethbridge: he said. General Otter was'entertained by ll'ayor Hardie and Co in mission ers Grace and Ileid while In the city; the programme including of. the city in Chief Hardy's red go-cart. The General Jeft'asain today tor Re- glna, 'where he will visits the head- Fe'rnic, March A quarters of the R.NAV.M.P.. .He, will telegram was received here today, an- then go to Brandon, where another de- louhcing- the death at the front oE. tention camp is located. The General The Canadian Private Dave Logan, late of the pro- :nformed tlie Herald reporter that the vincial police here.- total prlsoners-of-war now interned in Mr. Logan was well known here and Canada number rover, two- thousand, and well acquainted with their posi Lhc liorsea ivere of an un- nally high well 'groomed'.and tamed down to their tasks. Plans are going on, however, for ex- tensive land operations when the lime comes and France is today con- centrating forces in North Africa for After the inspection of tlie battery, this PlirP.osc. A part of the land ex- Genera Otter visited the Internment "edition :is already on its way. comp, where over one hundred Ger. Belated Constan- maii, Austrian and -Turlcfah'.prlsonerfi o[ war are incarcerated. He was well tinople coiiLinuc to get through to1 London They all assert that the al- piea7eY'wlir'ihV'qmTterTYmi''w7tii' fleet had not up to-last Sunday the manner in which the affairs or the liunc an-r Sreat (laniage tlte.ri.rif- lirison have been, conducted: .Colonel ish Torts The fire oi the ships 'was, CruIkElmnkG also ei-Dressed .Ills at-, described as scattered and ineffective, istaction with the' and thai 'Hie these messages' refer quarters to the. Herald; "We are all Delusively to the bombardment' of ifl presented by J. H. Sinclair's bill, It "applies to'any person who rraudiilcnt or defective goods of urtll'lts Vo the militia or naval automni stated lhat It would .be In the northern bile from Mattewan to Canada vere acquitted. like- i Activity hi the south held IB general, deliberated :all (Us eijiecteil by-.May 1, o clock this often i the Cardston and .s'weetgfass districts fort to reach a noon m an af. CAPPY FAULPV- GOOD WORK of Uie itudents tailing first aid and' ambulance work In Tuber' vinder Ch'fef FauldB were successful in onsa- ing thefr eitmlnntlonu thla Tuber'Times. will be dotted with TORONTO DAILY NEWS HAS CHANGED HANDS As.-, soon as the Jii nounceri Tliaw was given mio me i. a- tody of Sheriff Oi'ilfcnhageii uf York County. i Tlie four co-defendants dla- charged. i A motion to have Thaw. committed Toronto, Ontl, March an-1 to" Matteivan Asylum as an insane nouneed1 here yesterday that .-the To- iiersonV'was made; by Deputy Attur ronto Dally. -Yew.s hap come .under tbejucy. General Coplr- itnnrtdlawr control of C. Le'slle'WIlion ot tne W.'.- Win jurv -lisd. rendered its Ttfiict Thii son PiibllEhing Oo. -''Mr.-Wilson" will be managing C. Tr'Pearcc, former manager, retiring. -Sir John Wlllteon remains., a uiotion was eolnbatted by TbL counsel announced that "IM.1 Wlllteon remains., and i conspiracy caarj (he conservative policy ol tlie paper M.y he should be unchanged. lo! New .Hampihi 'bn as Thaw was brought md conspiracy cliargr and loiud lot (Ml- returned to the pihirr a saM ;