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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 14, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta W.VOLUMK X. LICTIIIMIDGK, ALHKHTA. WKDXKSIMY, MARCH 11, 1017 NUMBER 79 [LASTGREAT DRIVE ON WEST 'FRONT IS BAPAUMEANB [No Lives Cargo Step For Unilcri Sliiles in Ihe Siluuliou Can Only He of War. Louilun, Mar. American eleainshli) Algonriuln hus Lccn torpe- doed hy a (icrmnii submarine. The crew was saved. Wlthoul London, Mar, It. The Algoat.uiri I was torpedoed without warning, ac- cording Jo a rejjort made by llic Am- I erlcan consul at IMymunlh. Tho con- sul s.alni. (haL all on hoard were oil. The .suMiuirliic rcfnscil assist- 1 since, Twenly-scven mert have been landed. Report New York, Mark American BlcainshiM with ten Amcr- icang aboard, was sunk hy a (icruunt on .March 12, with Ihe loss of Ihe vessel and cargo vnlucil al 7UO.OOO. A message i-rceivcU I Ircrc tod.iy liy Jier owners, the Auieri 1 can .Star line, and from lohl ol HID apparent I OL all officers and, cress-. 2i of whom landed, Tbc.ificssaEC'tb Ihc owners snid the I -vessel' svas toriicJoeil, bill did not lu- 1 dlcajc vliEFe she was at the lime. Ac- j-jsrifins tov the consular .'report from J'l> mouth, England, Iho-Algomiulri's ihtp was sunk by I Eheir warning. The ,AI- I gonquln'sallcrt frourXuw Vnrh'oii Fch- Iriinry'lO wilh-foodstuffs, her ilestla- allon was London. Tone of Ihe first American DUCHESS CONDITION GRAVE London, Mar. Utrch- ess of CoiiuaiigM passed ci had ulght mid tho hultctli] Issued In regard to her condition lliis iiiornliiK dtiserlLetl It as "In- croasmgly srave." mm m r Arc.Ilringing in Effects to Dis .Land Sold "LelhbrldEC Is Ihc besl place I eoiue lo." CaHfornian who have Germans Make Fur- Fall is Imminent. Londoii, Starch notabln ;alns have been mutle by the orccs nyalnsl ilio Ccrnmns in opera- j K which liavo Iliclr "object the: up lure of flapauuic. ant] the general lending back o[ the (Jorniau title vard iti the Sonimc and Ancro regions L'rfinco. AcconlliiK to the IJritifili1 r ullico communication hist ulght, nitlcr nnollier of Ilie terrific Uritisli bombarJineiilE, the Ccrnians have bamloiic'd auollicr of tbeir main dc- 'ensivc systems west of Eai.uuiriC, an i front of three and a'half miles, lo a depth of a ruilc. The advance save British trooifa village of Grc- viHcrs and Louparl wood, bringing .he advanced British forces at (lie former place to' a scant niile and a ialf from the northwestern 'outskirts of liapaumc. North ot the Ant-re the eft wing of I'm Uritisli in a particular opontdcm has bent hack Ihe (Jcrman line oti n front of uhout u mile east, and norilieiist of G'oniniGCOurt. and toincwhut KtrnighLcncd HIR curve estcntliHE from Kssarls-tcs-llucciuoy to the regioji northeast of Fuisioux-jvux-l____ Moil'.. I Bapaurne and Peronne to Fall i I'arifi. March imnortance Is attached Uy French military writ-" era to the continued llrlttsh successes on the Eommc. The Malin says that It looks very much as if Ihc Germans do not think they could hold Qnpaumc 2nd Pcroniifi. any.-lonecr Rre-pre- Landon, Mar. 14. A German withdrawal on a great scale on the western front is foreshadowed by Major Morahl, ?n an article in the Berliner Taqeblatt, which is quot- ed in a Rotterdam diepatch to the 'Daily fJevvs. Major Moraht re- calls Field Marshal von Hindcn- burg'e strategy against the Rus- sians at Tannebsrg, he caused part of his army to retire fighting, in order lo naln ampli space for strategical The military critic reminds his readers thai Field Marshal von Hlndenburg Is now operating in the -Atst and says that by short- enir.g their present fronl, the Ger- mane arc giving their tnemies a desert to advance over .1 ground as bad 33 ever fighting ground was." The dispatch con- tains the first Intimation received here that Field Marshal vcn Hin- rienbLrrg Cs personally conducting Germany's operations on the crn front. rirc being lohl. these to evacuate the two Lo one Cnlifornlah who arrived In the from aviators show that "all city" from TrC.itio (he oilier day Ho iljn.cr lne Germans Is yoiim- to buy land and it in up bridges and culverts, this year for n crop In 191S. He munitions ami provisions, To leave the United Stales after 1 says tlmt Alhcrta land agents in Ms wllile mask the withdrawal narl of Uie country are being lieslcgcd 'of hcavl" Buns heavy firing wilh for information by who Jiavo filihl Uerman stoff hcadquar- Iccrraany cstahlished her sulmmrine I blockade. Formerly a Canadian cil boat, under "British registry, Ihc ivas' Irarisfcrrcd 16 Ihc Am- I cricau Has lasi Dcccmucr, when she was purchased by'thu American Star S-jnk Bombs LontJon, JIar, to ia- ler advices from Plymouth Ihe C3er- I nmn submarine opened fire the Algomiiiiii from a distance of yards, liriJii; about twenty shells. These were not sufficient to sink tlic so she was boarded by men I from the anhmarlrie, who iilnccil four homlis nnil tlie Alconnuin wns ilicn heard of the wonderful "prosyerily oi tills district. U. A. Dunn ol Tnrlot'H. California, arrived wilh his livestock niitl other elTccls, antl is to delay cind i lo't'lay to his new fnrin al Wilson Sid-' inn. He is but the forerunner of many irfore from Ihe same district. Quite a number of land sales arc ing reported these daye, sonic of them at fancy figures, although the tendency this spring-Is to keep land at n valuation can lake hold of it and make It pay from the start. OTIC Important sale, how- ters on the Sommc front aro said lo have been moved hack ten miles. The Matin thinks, that tire flerman staff at firsl planner! a slratcgic relrcal so L the Dritish plan Kn Th. P.cnty vc, from of lime to leave tlie vessel- Next Step -Will Be War 1 Mar. 1 In tlic au- ECHCC of oHSchirillspalchcs on the I stnicllon of the slcnmer AlRommin officials uithhold comment, but the unofficial view was that nothing In the incident changes the situation be- tween United States and Germany. President Wilson has already taken steps lo place the nation in n stale of ncuir.ilily, whlcli with the ing off or diplomatic relations with Tell back from lliiniadiin. LiUcly, as the Rrilish advance bccimie, more rapid, Ihc llussinns-iigniu' look the licld and have Ijceii iipcrnling westward from Kcnnansliali. It is believed-that this was the force lhat cut the Turkish army oil" from Dagdad. A junction of [lieDrilisli and Russian forces would inciin thill Ihc allies, on n line almost 1000 niilc.r. long, arc forward on Turkey's caslcrn and southern lioiiml.irics. -Tli'u lirilish cxncdilion already has advanced over 300 miles from' Ihc Red-Sea ttj) Mesopotaiiiid. Russian jinnies in Hie Billis gion arc ngain showing aclivily, and Ihc left wing of these forces connects with Ihc light .wing of Ihc Russian expedition in isiii which, in ri'riching distance of the Bnlisli forces. Al the .same linic IliB'-UriliElrexpcdition under General... Sir Archibald Murray is within of Jcrusalcni. It.has denied Kgypl of Ihc Turkish cxpedilioniiry force and is steadily ailvanc- a line paralleling the old Phoenician If slhe British carry Ibis advance'.furlhcr-tha Turkish .control will be. limited lo the Asia'MinOr-propcr and Ihe lilllc-slrih that rcniaius of Turltey in Europe. CAPTUIIE TOWN London, March caplure by Ihc Russians of the Per- sian town of Kcrmanshah is reported in unofficial dispatches here loday. FAR BEYOND BAGDAD ______ J London, March The Rrilish have advanced 30 miles" above Ragdad, it is announced olliciidly. Uerlin, via London, spe; cial train fioni Copenliagen, carrying ours, nro keeiting so closely iuirjcunt anil Countess von1 DernslorH (oucli willi UiR enemy, bringing up nia- guns nnfl trench ruortarg ami field liatlcrics wilh fine spccil and j :lose to his very heels, oul wilh patrols through the ox PAOK 3) he s siorfE met llic .Tcprcscntalives of (he orcign otfico -numerous porsotial 'rlcnils, among them Ur. Ucrnhardt and Cant. Karl Boy-ed, for- nor altache in Wnaliinglon. 'Mar-. Count von Hcrnstorft refused to make saloons in Great Britain irfll be cloicd ny statement lieforc reporting to during the nest few months, according CIrnncellor von to -ptio nieasurc'r'3 pro-' lhal llio returning1 Ambassador liail from compulsory reslriciion of considerably since his last visit here. Loiulon, March cultiva- tion with a view to increasing suppJp of food in the home F.KI'-V Iins Ijccn taken up liy iho camps. All batmen and fcroems nrc 'resnlarly employed acvcrftl houra dally in cultivating spare Kovtrnnienl laml ami tlio ivoik Is hcinp periodic- ally Inspected liy Ihc staff'officers. will look at an entirely different; ra- different ircm nnythhiE that [has taken place nnil it is solely on ac- mnl of their Eultilors." T. M. Tiveedie aiul oihcr nicmticn of the opr-osition urged tlml the sol- diers .should be given the rtslit to vole os the other clcclors of the pro- vince, for ranflirlntc.i in the ron- stilucncipa in vrhlch they hart lived before they Men1, to war. The grain bill intended to !ho ycttlcrs pirliculnrly in the north- cm part of Ihc sroTJncc, who suffer- ed from frost, last fall, .was also read a second time, without dissent. Tnc CoV Bill Mr. .Marshall in muring the ECCOIH reading of nhat he said liad conic to Monlreal, Que., Mar. of the most Impressive meetings ever held.by the Montreal board of trade toak place yesterday af- ternoon, the gathering, which Included most of Hie lead- crs of- Montreal's business enter- prises, unanimously pssssd a re- associalion lo cct the benefit of llicj solution calling upon the govern- 1'" to immedialely enforce the he, "we ask five far-'" provisions of She militia act. There were between four and live bun dred of the Montreal leaning busi- ness rnen at Ihe mcelinq, and Ihfire was very liUle speaking. No one from Ihe audience spoke, all being unanimous AS far as could be seen. the government should arrange lor t assistance or larrncrs lo sunranlec Iheir loans, al some hank for tho pur- pose of buying livestock. The plan T.-QS lhat five farm era must form an 3SSC bill. "That nicrs (o trusl cadi oilier. Then tlic government .Inist them le trio ex- lent of hacking' tTicir note. be- lieve Ihls Is plan for enabling the homustcarters and small farmers to small sums of money for purchasing livestock anrt n fnir plan' for the protection of the province of MARKETS Spot wheat Local track wheat May wheat Local track oats May cals '.......___ May un Thirty Thousand To Be Urcwers Have Suggested Arrangement ,r Paris. JIar. 1'opc has itc Iho IMUsli output aud brewerg are staled lo be in practical agreement" .with (he government la regard lo Iho renieily- _ The closing of saloons Is said li Iiavo uceu suggested by some of lne brewers themselves.' tliat there were loo many clialributiiiR agencies and lhal :L Iliinl ol them conUl be Buppressecl wilhonl ieacing the public, while fucli a steji would enable the liquor Iradc Lo.be conducted more economically. The chleil to iironouncc an imporlanl olio- arrangement seems lo he. liTbrici, a cnliou at Hie consistory to be held al pooling agreement between rival Ihc end or the monili, according lo a. breivers vim oivn public houses. Drew- ncHs--disiiatch from Home- The dia- crs have been conferring recently wltji iralcJi lays lhal it Is understood lhat 'ho recommendations llic Pone's rroMuncemenl will deal drafted n.l these conferences nill'uo entirely will] Ihc war and lhat it Is re- submitted lo a general meeting ol porlcil'ln Vatican circles llm Ihe Pon- broncrs. tilt will protest against Germany's un restricted submarine campaign. TURK ANNOUNCEMENT 51 60 263 WEATHER Low Forecast: Fair and normuch change in temperature. the council ot agriculture.'which Is holding an Important session hero, an- nounced this morning thst no state- ment on Ihc proEress of their deliber- ations Vfouhl be given during lo-l day. An announcement nay be mndcl toniEhf. The session Is closcJ-lo thel Mar. ova- cunl'on of Rigdfid by the Turks is announced by Ihe Constantinople v.-ar office In- directly In P statement receiv- ed today. The announcement says: "Aflcr righting soulh of Handad on March 10 our troops withdrew and look up a position between Uagdad and Sflmara." Simnra is on the Tigris aboxil "n miles norlh- wcsl of Hngdad. London, March Robert Bor- flcn and his colleagues visited ,tho v Canadian Iroops In tralmug at Shorn- cliffc and, also Canadian hospitals In that arc.i, and returned wltli sn.cx- ceKcnt Impression of Ihc is being carried on llicfc- Major Gen. Stcelo, irho Is in command ,of "tha militfary clislricl In which ShorncHffo. Is accompanied -the 1 taro. ;