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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 13, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME IX. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. MONDAY, MARCH i:5. 19I(| NUMBER 7c, SOME OFFICERS OF^ THE HIGHLANDERS Wi Not Wait for Negotiation with Car-ranza--To Accept the Proposal o . the Mexican President Sail Antonio. 'I'c.xas, .Miuch l:!.-.No iiiovciiiaiil ol' tlui ('xpi'ditionaiy foici; M'liicli will .soiircli for (''ranclHco Villa, Is probable today. Major Gonoral KriMl-eriok Fiumlon announced this morning. Tlic general said preparations I'or llio L'xpoditioii were Koliig rlRlit ahead despite General CarrHiiza'H notificu-cation to the Washington government that ho would not consent to Anieri-ran troops entering i\Iexico unless Car-ranza troops wore allowed to enter I'nited Slates. Jt was ofllPlally announced that Ilrigadlcr-Oenoral .lohii .1. I'erssing will command the expeditionary fontes fiouoral Kunstou said he had received no notification from Washinglon to hold hack the expedition force while negotiations were completed with General Carranza. II Is not believed though, that General Carrnnza"s statement would have a great bearing on the situation in view of the reports that Washltigton would accede to the General's wishes. Accepts Proposal Washington. .March 13.-The L'nited ! Vaunted Hun Navy About to Attempt to-ustify its Tide-'Expect to Deal the British Fleet a Heavy Blow AD' � A L in states this afternoon accepted (Icn. ; agrecMnont bj which either his trooiis ; or .\nierican forces may pursue tlie j baiulits on either side of the Tiorder. | .V note acce))tance was sent forward to General Carranza at Qiiertaro. Cavalry Gathering Kl Maso, .March In sjiilo of o(Tl-cial denials, reporls porsiBtcd \wrr today that .\nicricau cavalry on the 1 Arizona state lino had gathered for the immediate crossln;!: of the .Mexican border and that they inlRlit go across at any moment today. An advance guard of several cavalry troops was collected on that border two days ago with the prospect that it might be the (Irst force Into .Mexico. The point wheri' the cavalry expedition is reported gatlierlng today to enter .Mexico on the Ariiiona boundary is near San llornardlno, .Mexico. No Start Today____ San .\ntonto, .March K!.-JIajor-� ' General Kunstou announced positive-; London. .Mardi i:!.-The belief is ly early this afternoon that there will;,ow generally held that developments borderTodaT''''^ �^ troops across the|,,. ^|,,^ importance resardlns Car'ranza's''i.Voposal for a reciprocal!""-' " ""o'e may be looked tor in the next few months. Developments of Great Impoit-jince Expected Soon-Huns Cannot Last Long Wasliingtou, D. I'., .\lur'eseiu waterworks system, so long will citizens have to drink muddy j -" ' ^ , ! water every spring, taking chances .1. .Manwaring, formerly of 1 lerald '^^'f'l.'-^l'''"'''- 'f'lU!'" i'T "I'b' I wo ! editorial staff, more recently known iLisl Will Be Published of Firms Which Canadians Cannot Trade With GERMANS NEAR T END OF VERDUN  solutions: reacliing even if not conclusive in con-r ...v,,,.- ...-ucuu.v .w.u>w. , , a filtration plant in connection sequence, while the public is now fully ,as secretary of the Hoard of Trade ,vitli the present system, to be ertH-iod prepared for all possible exactions in jhero, has been recommended for the i at a cost of iSKiO.c'o, or ' the lorthcoming budget of taxation. |,,i,,^,,^. ^.^.^^^ j,, Fiance for brilliant ' -� A gravity water system, bringing \ campaign Is undoubtedly extendiu- This Is The Indication-Germans Take Small Trench From the French. CARRIED GUNS AGAIN New York, .March 11.-Tho llalian steamer Verona arrived liern today from Genoa, with guns mounted at hnr stern. She carried no pasaengers, 'J'liis is the second time the Verona bus reached here armed. Winniiieg. Man., .March 13.-A heavy snowstorm, accompanied in some districts by a gale, is in progress all over -Manitoba, and will no doubt seriously affect the vote being cast today in the rural sections on referendum for prohibition within the province. Double the normal amouift of snow has fallen this winter and in country districts I'ouces anil oilier familiar marks have disappeared. Though the season is well advanced, there lias been no tiiaw, and with the roads blocked by heavy drifts Ihe "drys" fear a light country vote, which they regard as their chief source of strenglh. In the districts.around Hrau-don City conditions are so bad that an early morning report said that it would be next to impossible for farmers to get to the i)Olls. Polls are open from nine in the morning to five in the evening, and the result should be fairly generally known by seven o'clock, Klectors are asked to vote "Yes," or "N'Oi" whether the .Manitoba Temperance Act shall be put in force. This act WHS passed at the recent session of Ihe Legislature, subject to the pres-(mt referendum, and closes bars numbering 107, as well as 10 wholesale liquor licenses and seven licensed clubs, it will go Into force ,lune 1st, provided it carries. The act does not interfere with the manuCucture of alcoholic liqiiors lor export from this province, nor with importation from outside the province by pvlvuto persons. Both sides have put up a keen tight spending money lavishly in advertising, and each claims victory. Public oiilnlon generally looks tor the ondor-satton of the act by a vote anywhere from three to two to two to one.. Ottawa. .Marcli K).-An order-in-1 l^ondon, .March 13.-An Amsterdam council has been passed extending the | ,,,^1,.^^^^ ^^ ^1,^ (je,,^.^, ^gencv 'tTL:^ ^'-^ -count ot the merman that it wifl be a misdemeanor to trade oftensive at Verdun, the Dutch-Bel- gotlier in the inist. in view of the severity of impending military en-gageinenls and the imitrecedented oni- not with the expectation of any reward. Jack is a lieutenant in the cUired something would have to be