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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 15, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta May flax WEATHER Hlflh 37 13 Forecast: VOLUME VIII. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, MAIICII 14, 1915 NUMBER 79 AUSTRIA WILL NOT CEDE TERRITORY NEUTRAL nuyj Lilt German Right Prepares to Stem Drive by Allies afc French Highly Praises the Can- adian Troops Paris, March 15, via London, 3.3o ccmmunication from the War Office this afternoon is us fol- lowc: "Tho Belgian army continued to progress In the bend of the Yser and south of Dlxmude. "The British troops were very vio- lently attacked yesterday evening at St. Eloi. south of Ypres, and were aL Ilrst pushed bad: b'lightly, but tliey counter-attacked anil regained a. por- tion oE the loet ground. The fighting continues. "In the region of Neuve Chappelle, there IB no change. the-Argonne'tlie enemy at.tempL- ed late yesterday afternoon a third and .very-violent counter attack, to re- iftke-trenchea won by us between Four de Paris and Bolautl. as pre- vious attacks, this assault was pulBed." xJ- Bight Active Cornea :from'the'frontier that Ifie'Bri- fish success at Lnbaeaee hag thrown tho whole German right'wing-line Jnlo a remarkable aiate of activity. -Men are being hurried from all garrisons GERMAN WASP U-29 RUNS GAUN1LET AND SINKS FIVE SHIPS IN THREE DAYS ami from some of "the coast plncss stop tlie advance oC the ta nd Tor dayB they havo been collecting; along the i'ser, expacting that tbe Sri- fishv wou'ld tq throw them back there, but' hoping a quick con- centration would give them tba ad- .va.ntBge.of the luitiatlve. Canuckt aa Good u Regulars John French haa sent a mesBage to General Alder- conutianding tbe firat Canadian contingent, pi-alHlng-the work of the Canadians on the firing line. Sir John says the Canidian forces are one of the beat bodies he has ever seen and that they are fully up to the stan- dard of the best Imperial troops. The Hats that (.be Big Submarine Too Fast for vto Ram Her THREE OTHER SHIPS BADLY Opening Clashes Reported -Germans Strongly Re- inforced for Still Anoth- er Drive Against Warsaw Duke Ready LONDON, MARCH ADMIRALTY ANNOUNCED TCJ- NIGHT THAT THE GERMAN CRUIS. EH DRESDE_N HAD BEEN SUNK.' The Dresden was the only German cruiEer outside the Karlsruhe still at large on March 1. Late in "February she sank a British steamer off Chile, DESTROYED' ARIEL- AND IIJS It GERMAN VICTIM, THE U-12 Louden, March and Uussian troops are now assuming po- Mtions For tl.e now battle which is imminent in northern. Poland and the reported from Pelrograd. The Gcr- Und ,sland battle, where the rest of mans arc believed to have brought up London, March Daily Mail hcavr' reinl'orL'iiiiiL'nts which :irc to he Admiral von Spec's mclua- published a striking photo of the Przasnysz and Ossowicc, ino tne Gnelaenau. Scharnhorst, Nurn- u-hen almnt to toepcdo the whera artillery oi the heaviest sort is 9 hurried" by Von Hindcnburg's berg and Lei pair, were sunk. The OPE IS Italy's Neutrality Will Not be Repaid by Austria Nation Wants Overseas Dominions-Greece can- not Maintain Neutrality Home, March 15. A Trieste mes- sage declares that Auitrla has refuied this being the first that was heard of Germany's proposal that' she should u NO BIDS RECEIVED FOR CITY'S BONDS But Council .is Not Anxious to .Dispose of at Big Sacrifice iliritish steamer Headlands, ofi tlie j Seilly Island Friday morning. The which .was taken by the cap- tain the from his bridge, two '-minutes beroic the tor- pedo struck the ahip, shows the sub- marine the surface with its eruw mustered-on tlie conning tower, -crew of thp iloomcd ship preparing to kave' their vessel. London, March L-l, Sale Lcthbridgc municipal bonds are not for ten days, but they won't get it, afflicted with over-popularity. Today saw 'the expiration ol" tlie time limit scl for: the receipt'of bids thcir cllcllt Wl11 his 6-; on some worth of 30-ycac Mayor Hardic is inclined bonds which the city has For sale, that the best thing the city can do is but .proved When the time came tor the opening to hold on to the debentures. The ol the bids at the council meeting tentative offer-mado by MacNeill and army for Wie bombardment of both fit-its. Tliat the Russians are inform j cd of and prepared for any movement I berg, by tbe Germans in Poland seems cer-! taiu, as it is hinted that, the'disposi-1 lions of Ins armies by the Grand! Duke have been maile.ivitb a view to meeting tbe plans of his.-adversary. The Germans have already unlimber- I ed their big guns 'against Pr'zasnysz I :--'9, one of the -largest and Jove, approached .to a. point about j oN-.German underwater, four miles from .the city, where the had a-successful three days off Russians have gathcreil Ilic Scilly Inlands and in the English able force to meet them. Channel, where on Friday i The German" arinics iii Poland are and Saturday she succeeded iu !-ink- now the largest they have had during ing lour Hellish steamers and ins (he war, and their intentions to make Dresden was a sfster ship of the Nurn- French steamer, and in more serious attempt than ever and it is vcrv questionable whether threc others. The German comman-1- before to cnpLurc Warsaw. Tliey are 'er gave -JJie crews oE most of the sending out flanking parties Ui the steamers .time to leave their north and' south of-Llinir jiosiiions ou per cent. j the commissioners Young, figures out -to a price of about marine was much faster than siunim1 ire leading the im- 845, and that isn't enough for the craft .which hart previously been sent ic city clerk opened city in the best financial standing in- on-a .mission lo destroy Greip u- this morning, thought they were I aginary Jife The ci tlie imaginary bids .and read them thev west.' The commissioners would tain's oversea trade. Three VCTC L an imaginary tone of voice, rather see the bonds RO than sunk.. The two steamers officially re- ire no'bids. Not a single bond give llicm away. Kerr arid Bell, -ported sunk are the Invergyle and the America ivanls our dehen- Toronto, was the only other house to Indian City, which was torpedoes oil chased by nairoln, Przasnyax and Ossowicc regions. A too elusive ior_ Incin, lively skirmish .is reported to have while steamers which tried tn'rani or taken place near Plpnsk, where tho escape from her found that tin-. Russians have'come into contact Germans. CZAR GOES TO BATTLE FRONT now, but the commission- respond. They made no on'er what- think that their will be mighty over. glad to hare'them when some of the athcr cities in the', west balance up. Two houses were courteous enough to write, though they -couldn't come. -Russ Tsarskoe-Selo the Scilly Islands on March 12. The; battle'front, according to a dispatch (Cunti'micd on page 'from Petrograd to Renter's Telegram 'London, March 33- The Emperor ol sia left tbe imperial residence at this morning for the Princess Patricias have bcoa heavily MacNeill and Young-pi Tprontq, said eniaieS. but there IB no intimation of j their clients had not authomed ib6 action- ID-which -the regiment fl.ui- i making an As a mattor ot tact, ferad to heavilv lthei' said- "'G walIJ" feel lhat lerna w ued-vuv i__ QUEEN BESS' GOOD WORK March bombard- ment of .tbe Dardanelles and Smyrna weather .per from bonds should be issued hearing inter- est at 6 per cent, "instead of five, as they will have to be. sold at an enoi- mpus discount. We have a special cli- New Wesley Church Passes First Milestone Two Forcible Sermons by..Rev. Dr. Kerby of Caigary Marked Anniversary church passed the first mile; stone in the history of its present edir esterday, tbe occasion being ,bollds ens say that the super-dread naught pei; cent Queen Elizabeth has destroyed by in- direct flee Ironi the Gulf of Saros sev- eral shore batteries. At the same a violent duel is going OE be- tween the Turkish forta and tho ships of the alliesvand Turkish troops 1 have come under the fire of tns war- ships, The Smyrna forts were bom- barded, again yesterday. BRITISH AIR ATTACK Paris; March 14, via London. official statement was issued, by the war office tonight: "The-British air squadron has ef- fectively bombarded Westende. to yield They, asked ior an option j linger in the memories of Us constit- uents. Dr. Kerby, principal of Mount Royal College, an old friend of Wesley church, and one of the oldest friends of this cltj-, preached sermons at tiotli Lhg morning and evening services) which thrived liia hearers, anil set a high goal for the .members of the church to attain. In addition to mark- ing the anniversary, tbe cervices will prove tbe beginning of a new conse- cration, another era of effort. In the morning, Dr. Kerby delivered a profound and brilliant sermon on the APPLICATIONS FOR SEED GRAIN BACK CRANBROOK LIBS CHOOSE DR. J.H.KING Cranbropk, D. Tlw largest Liberal convention ever held here toot place on-Saturday evening tiro SnuJs- ln Placing his remarks, at BUthcson'K Hall. AlKparts of tbe he -Daifl Ulc Pastor, Rev. G. H. Cobble- district were represented, over two 5 dlck- high tributes. lie had hundred delegates bfting present. A. B. AUc'Donald was min charge of the meeting. Chas._R. .Ward, ..former..party nom- inee, asked that his'name be been a college mate, and bad watched his progress "with great interest. He was delighted when he heard of the call to church, for he knew lliat its bill ties were Uremeudous; and proposed Dr -J H Kine Evidence! of .progress were apparent _________ I who was nominated, amidst tremen- OD CTery hand- new building Idoufi applause. Dr.- King, served the'WM a to tbe faith of the Applications for government seed diitrict for-seven veara previously as or Lelhbridgc in western Can- Brain sent in from this point, have member and staled 'that his of no. greater evidence been ratified and returned, and are atlon was a great .'honor, shon-ioc of belicf of the tlle WMt -BOW ip the bandE oi .the local immi- Ihafc he had retained'confidence lu tuelr country than the erection of gration. agent, Mr. A. H. McKeown. electorate. Tho platform of tlie Lib- such R "agTiificent edifice ns Wesley Mr. Mbkeown has alrsady .vrir-d [Oc eral party was'endorsed and a reso- church. fhp n.oH. the shipment, ud wIH advise .in a lution of Brew- few is to its arrival. Every-jiler unanimously passed. tiling arranged for its de- to General Booth, to In the same way men man oC all the tribes, -and to Saul of Tarsus, was the same call that came to Moses, to 'Martin Luther, to Abra- ham Lincoln, Jesus Christ. are ca'Hedolo be farmers, preachers, doctors.-- But under all these calls Is the higher call: to service. What-is a farmer preacher, if his manhood is submerged? Touching on the manner in which the call comes, Dr Kerby said that seemingly it comes by accident, but in "was the case with.Abraham.Lincoln. There was a need for.the emancipa- tion of the negro slaves, and this need was Lbe call to tbe'great liberator. Wbal_ is the meaning of lhe call? Saul at Israel disobeyeu the call, and he. went swiftly and surely to destruc- tion. He was dethroned, disgraced and defeated. Sam o.f Tarsus heeded the call, an tlhe fought the good fight; he kept the faith; lie finished his course. ".Everything in this world depends realltv, it is no accident, tor it comes T' Haitl Dr" from Gori nnf] with Him tliPrn nrn nn Jt each one oE us, from God, and with Him there are no! accidents. It may come through tap- acity. If a man has capacity for n cer- la his call to srcatest men of all history came from jirosecute the undertakin come- through grace, that mysierious power, which manhood, ylli take place i mined j- attly upon arrival from the tlon Ap'pHeanti are being kept advised, ,BO that they can mako ar- to load out their portion in quick order. MaKeoxvn'.sUbea that it IB Im- peraiJrn that farmers residing on land bo they have not thetitlo, to equipped with power ol M that tbcy.oan sign up ihe ta and W. Bbyd the Immigration de- parUneNt, arrived in the city on Fri- flay. charge of the .tribution :in', the south, and will ap- point -the. various lines' to aa it arrives. RITI8H SAY M BOATS LOST Report Include All De- ttreytd 8 War The Loudon, March HI P repofl Dumber of Britlih merchant rhe toitl and boati destroyed dlncb lhe war be can, Including the ahlrrt by eiibnarlnQB diirfnc 'the we'fli fnd- Inc March 10, ill of which hnvo reported. The report shows that 8.A merchantmen have been -stint- to the bottom by mines, submarines and hos- tile'warahlpn. NInotjtab flBhlnV'btftttB have been deglroyeil 'by miBes, _ -_ It was b.ullt to meet the n.. of the'people.'nnd would not prove to be too large. In all his travels over Canadi, Dr. Kerby has not seen a fin- er churcH auditorium. Dr. Kerby'a sermon was a study in oontrafltB, or a call to service. He chose two textf, one In let Samuel wJjJch of Saul, King of Iiracl, and the other In Acts, 26lh ohiiptW, 19th verge, picturing Saul of Ttrflui-on bit Journey to DamiaciiFi, Thotifh centuries apart, both Saul's ero given the ynme, trait lies In the manner in which It received, or the degree of re- ficoorded It, leading to three quoidona, namdy: .What 'iras the call How did the call come? "What IB Its meaning? The call thin1 came to Bamoei of raol, the.itronECBt, moit Pastor of Wesley Church, where an nlyeraary. fien-icea were celebrated' we' are on'-tho old farm, in the factory, or. in the office. Tbe Calgary, Marcih E. A. the Alberta Petroleum Corisolidate'd, announc- ed to the d I rectors and news- papermen at luncheon today that there was 900 feet of crude oil In the company's No. 2 well, which is located sgrne "2000 feet from the Dingman No. 2 we'f. The seepage began last Friday evening and by 5.30 Sunday after- noon measurement showed 900 feet-of oil in the well, which ia over 2700 ,lt Is light oil in Dingman well, but similar to discover? ed in the Moose Mountain. There IE no gas. rrita rv on -the trality. VENIZELOS SAYS GREEKS MUST ENTER WAR Athens, March Premier Venizeloa, In a newspaper interview, declares the new cabinet will coon ba forced to abandon its attitude .of neu- Lived in Lethbridge in the Early Days Iciyly: pi aces, but were given the call .and they obeyed it." The tragedy of We Is. to turn away. We do not need the truth or the light. We have more than ire use. We need to obey." In closing Dr. Kerby said that the call of today Is the call of Christianity. "To he n. Christian, not on Sunday, or on special 'occasions, but nt all times seven dnys of the week, and twelve months in the year. The call to Wes ley church on .the anniversary day waa.a cft'il to service, to renewed con secretion and effort on of the -Master'? Before ji-large, aurtieiice'last ;ev_en Ing Dr. Kerby delivered a sermon froiii; 'St. Jesus said unto him, 'amJ tlie. Way the Truth and the Tlie.se'limes he anid, are a crucible Into which "we arc throwing our .creeds and our cat echlshi, our theories and our .books Jiariy things are belog set We are 'demancljng the.truth. Expanding on ithls thought, Dr. Kerby.' in a forcible manner, showed that we-must do..foiir things IE bur lives-would be right: we must seek the truth; we must believe It .when we find It; -we muit- hold to It, and, above afi, we must-live It. The sarmon waa a call to higher service In everyday life, In the-home, in the ihop, In the and low. f for the day, under tho di- rection of Mr. Roberta, was of high or- >J1 ,t aredlt to the choir. Lite Major MVO Who died in the CanA'dlmi 'Hoslilta! at Fnglandrfollowirte'an while he was fighting In tho trenches iu1 France. Sfajor HiBmbotham was n cousin of the of He served, through the trality, and pro mi Bet It the support of the parliamentary majority, which he leads. ITALY CRIES FOR DOMINIONS OVERSEAS Rome, via Paris, March torial expansion for Italy '-dominions beyonf the the muirt be gained, dec.area the Giomale D'Jtilla, :in a long-article, regarded -of nature, in': which ,tKe" preiant discussfd... Italy's Kven-months' neutrality, paper says, wai not lost, for not only have her interests been defended, but the nation ban acquired greater politi- cal and'military force. DEMAND LIBERATION OF ITALIANS IN AUSTRIA via Home, -March I National league at lias passed a resolution demanding tbe liberation of all Italians from Aus- trian dominion, through Italian inter- vention in the European, war. The league lias also sent a 'telegram- to Queen Helena expreasine admiration for "the splendid-patriotic of her people" (Montenegrins) who are bravely lighting for the same Idea'is Italy." TURKISH MINISTERS HAVE FLED CAPITAL London, March a. Sofia, Bulgaria, correspondent ol Rcuter's Telegram company following "Advices from Dedeaghatch ;aria) say that several Turkish lam- ilies, including that of Mfnisfer 'Ta- laat Bey holds the ot min- isters of the interior, 'finance, marine and have fled to Konieh (Asia The family oi the public works has. gone- Bro'usa (Asia Field. Marshal Golta (military commander of Con- has also left, Constan- tinople. Discard reigns in the cabinet. On- ly Enver Paaba remains lavorable to Cjcrmany." ITALY MAY DE TOO LATE Rome, March 14, Tia Messagcro, in an article on the situ- ation concerningjtaly's delay in mak- rig a dccisipn, concludes, as follows: "Btitain, France and, Russia have jilanned'a military expedition lufhci- cnt to take Constantinople. "Does the agreement between these three powers exclude Italy, entirely or almost, from the. partition of; the empire, which rwiir the base of a new arrangement in eastern Mediterranean An' old pro- verb says: 'lie.who arrives late is sadly lodged.' 7" i NEW WESTERN TELEGRAPH HEAD -Montreal. Que., March. Marshall, since 1909 superintendent of the Ontario division of the C.P.R. Col's telegraphs, succeeds John McMillan in Winnipeg, when the latter cornea e'ast. to follow James Kent as manager of telegraphs. Mr. Marshall will have the enlarged title of assistant mana- ger, and have Jurisdiction over the-tel- egraph system beUveen. the.' Great Lakes and the Pacific Coast. 3Ir. Marsbnll has been connect) J the C.P.R. since 1886. H. J. Llllie, now chief operator, at. Toronto, tvlio follows Mr Marshall as superin also entered the service iiu 188C. Fin MiniitCf to Out One drunk appeared In police court his morning- The magistrate had hesitation, jn letting him "go. on UK. pended sentence "when aecvaed. aid he would gel out at lowa'ln minutm. ;