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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 16, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta MARKETS May wheat' May oati............... G5% Finn................... 188% High Forecast: Fair and VIII.' LETHniUDGE. ALHERTA, TUESDAY, MARCH 111, 1915 NUMBER 80 GERMANY SEIZES A SWEDISH iTEAMER LADEN WITH WHEAT ITALIAN FLEET GATHERING AT TARANTO NATION IS READY FORWAR Mails to Austria are Partly Suppressed--- Relations of Nations Strained London, March from Italy tt appear that that nation Is approaching a decision whether it Adhere to its policy of armed neutrality, Intervene in the war. Following the reports of partial sup- pression by Kaly of the ma I la to Aus- tria, and the conference of Emperor Joseph .with his minister of war concerning the defences of the Italian frontier, comes a dispatch from a newspaper to the effect that the lUUait la being concentrated Tarante, This Is the point in Italy nearest the Dardanelles. Town of Avahack Terror- ized-Forty Greek Re- cruits Were Killed AI 1200 FEE! Field Superintendent Stephen- son of Consolidated Thinks Well Will be Big One expect to see the Alberta Pc- troleuia Consolidated develop into a ical paying well.' 1 rcci from Mr. Cunningham, president oi Hie company last night, telling me that oil.stood at, 1200 feet. The' oil bearing sands are barely ed, and nothJDK more will be done until 1 return to the scene oi opera- tions." W. W. Stephecson, field superintend- ent of- the' company whose well reached the pay dirt oh Friday night, was in the city today on his vray back to the well, from the south holdings of tho company, which ho has been inspecting (luring the past few days. Mr. Cunningham and Mr. Stephenson were in the city last Thursday. Mr. Cunningham returned to" Calgary, where he at once heard tumors ot the strike. He telephoned Air. Steph'enson, "who has- complete charge of all the drilling operations, and received in- London, March from Avaljack, Alia Minor, 66 miles north- west of Smyrna, say that the town hai been terrorized by M us pel men, who killed CD Inhabitants and 40 Greek re- cruits, a ays a Central News dispatch from Athene. It is reported that Musaelman sol- diers massacred 60 Greek families in village tile dispatch One Hundred Thousand Pounds Monthly Going East-Factory Can't Produce. Enough U. S, SCKOOWER WM. P. FRYE; GERMAN AUXILIARY CRUISER PRINZ EITEL FRIEDRICH AND HER The group of jolly sea- men, left to right, are: Captain 'Muhdl, who commanded the Prinz EiLel when she a North German Lloyd liner and who ii.-in.ow second in com- mand; Captain Thierichens, commenrter of the vesael at present, and Lieut. BraiT-er, aide to Captain TJiJericiieus. ID raiding operations since ihe war broke out Ihey have sunk seven British and and on January 29Lh ihe American ship P. Frye, the schooner Ehbwri In'lhe picture. All Lhat distinguished their from old time piracy is that this crew in dis- Back to the Asylum Goes Unless Held in New York BOUND FOR STOCKHOLM PLEASES KUM "KALE FORTS GONE London, March Swedish siaamer Gloria, rain from La Plata for Stockholm, been captured by the Germani, and taken into Swinemunde, according to a dispatch to Router's from Copenhagen. [Swineimimle is a German port on the Baltic Sea.] MORE DARDANELLES BATTERIES DESTROYED Paris, March batteries of Turkish field artillery pOited above Kum Kale, at the entrance to the Dardanelles, were silenced by the British warships, after a bombardment on Sunday, saya a ipeclal dispatch from Athens, ITALY EXPELS, TEUTON CORRESPONDENTS Paris, March special dispatch from Rome save the government has IsKued an order expelling from Italy the correspondents of the Vienna Tageblatt and the Frankfurter t JTO SAVE GICR.UAN" PRISONERS Hernc, Mart-h Hi. H is reported 'here lhat ilio fJurman admiralty has i iasuud orders' to submarines lo be careful ahoul simmers leaving Havre rfor LJigJamJ because ihey may have I German prisoners of aboard. IThc waters nf thc river Mainz are now to be used, if possible, for elec- Irii; power to produce artificial ni- Uatc. Prisoners of war will be em- ployed in the erection of a jiowcr station. ULOCKVDE APPROVED London, March of the Now York. NT March Jusllc Page denied the motion of the defence that Tiiaw be returned tq New Hamp- shire. In liis decision the judge eaicl Thaw was to go hack 10 Mattoa- morning newspapers comment approv- ingly Jn the order-in-council putting into (.'fleet Great Britain's scheme of reprisals against German commerce. They cvpress regret at the inconveni- ence to which neutral countries will be put by the order, and ask the neu- trals Lo recognize that Great Br.lta.ia ilcsires to deal witli them as mildly as the circumstances will permit. NEUTRALS' ASKED TO CON- SIDER The order announces .'in eflecL wari unless lesal papers were served not in name, nisnnguia led incir contiucu uum oia Lime piif.cj .ib cuat UMS crew m uis- ,r u rl m- mr tlnction to many of their compatriots, saved lives.'. The Ijclure of tlie I'rluz i t1le wardon the Tombs blockade says tic limes i..'. _ _ __ _ _ 1 .-.alliTio- fni- TII-ITO'H rnionHnn in VPW PXllPPl. nr nivitpctQ frrmi Eitel herself taken in Hampton Roads off Newport News, shows how formid- able a crufL she is. MICHENER AS -LEADER jeo. P. Smith Ties Michener in .Knots Over Whitford Tory Candidates's Double Stand on School Hoadiey Takes Leadership Pro-tern Edmonton, March elidate, one in'English describing him- Tlie-long drawn-out debate in reply self as a humble supporter of thc Al- calling for Thaw's retention in York city. Paris, March 16, via London, 3.45 events of yesterday on the Franco-Belgian frontier are described in a statement from the French War Office as follows: New'expect criticisms ..or protests from "The Belgian army has coniplldat- iieutrals, hut we hare the right to ed iti gains of the past few'dayi.- ask them what they irould.have done The British after having ,re- in similar circumstances -'anil', taken st. has'also issues of tlie gravjtr. ct' our nation at stake! Progress in Straits Slow German Attacks Insignifi cant-Enemy Claims Eloi Heights Taken PROEST London, Marti'. impression was gained in Washington today that ihe U. S. probably would protest to Great Britain anil her allies against their plan to stop l-ra'ile with Ger- many as outlined in the British or- der-in-council yesterday President Wil- son indicated inlormally that the ,o the speech from tiic Throne ended 1-erta Conservative parly and one in oday with one oi the ablest fighting Russian declaring himself a Conscr- speeches ever heard in the legislature. vntive-NaLiomilisL, and a supporter measure contemplated was fhspleasinE Lethbrdcc is sending 100000 u was llclivercti George P. Smith, national schools. Mr. Smith asked if, to the United States, pounds oi macaroni tovMontrcal 'and ot Camrosc. not only marshall--the opposition endorsed this Additional Prussian casualty lists other eastern pointrv every "month ei1 hi-s facts v'lUl Consummate skill, nnd as usual side-step-j bringing up the total of killed, That-fs the statement made this" a crushin? reply to Tory pri- pod. He didn't know that any such wounded and missing since the war of the undert the tlcbnto leaving i circular distributed. began to This does not in- morning by Mi. Mariuara Macaroni company. the outbreak of the war, the supply 110ADLEY LEADER PRO-TEM I elude casualties, in the German states Since niembcrs of the opposition real fcliu Llie U1B sunnlv ll was al) ovcr thc Mr.-Smith picilged his seat in the'' other: than Prussia. structiona to have the baler serit f n j Cljr'taned bye-election and the bouse witnessed'.Legislature as TO the truth of The British auxiliary cruiser Grama down in quest of the oil. The result thc markc-t was opened unLo lllc oustill5 oi Mr. Michener from the -tatcmifnt, and Hoarilny, rising, which took part in the bailie of Juan p leadership, nnd the solemn rcpudia- repudiated both the candidate and Fernandez Island on Sunday in which tion of the Tory candidate and his his policy. ME. then wanted the German cruiser Dresden was sunk is well known. The crude oil stood at A depth of 900 feet yesterday, and last night this was increased to J200 feel. As soon as Mr. Stephenson returns, the well will ho equipped to handle a gusher, for it is the opin- ion ol the directors and the drillers that oil in large quantities is await- ing thc bit. Thft strike is another evamplc _of "I could ca- air. the Lethbridgc product, sell twice ay much; it I h: pacity for producing Marinaro. "Why don't your he was asked. "It would not pay he responded, "for as soon as.the is imported product will again have command of the market. The freight lie.truth pf tl, saving tot a Tools is the only test .of any prppei ty. Mr. Stepiiens was the only man who held out for' tho continuance oi field at that time. as cheap OH the Italian factories can, and 1 cannot compete.- Thalr un- less the people of.-the cast .stand bv ported article, but consumers sec ihe word 'imported' OH a parcel, they givc.tlicir home-product 'the go- by and purchase foreign goods." Mr. Marinaro, is particularly phatic In regard to Freight rates, ant is ot tlie opinion that t thc C. P. R. .is not trying to'hclp western indus- Pres. Marnoch of Board Trade Was "Bagged' President JVIarnoch was kept guess- ing yesterday afternoon when Toques U cd to. attend ;i special "meeting of the Uoard of Trade to complete unfinish- ed business. He neither' knew what business was nor who called. the meeting. was informed by Vice-Pecs. 11. T. Drrinnci that there bad been considerable criticism of thc. Board anil those present had yaihc-.'rd to puss veils of ccnture. Some of the things brought to" the attention of the President were Tho spring shower. This, followed" by il--- preairtent had done a lot of travelling wnrm _ weather throughout the clny, over ,-the country putting Lethbridge the final quietus'on'King Winter. PoHcy by George Hoadlcy-of to know why Conservative .provincial! arrived in Valparaiso, Chili, and it Okotoks. organizers were in the ridiiia; and the was learned that nineteen members ____ _____ _ n__i r__ ,_ i_ ____ ___ _ SIDESTEPS Mr. Smith -read circulars distribut- ed by Roman Krcmac, the Tory can- opposition with one accord called for oi 'the Dresden's crew were missing, names. They got Chris- The survivors, some wounded, en Page aboard thc Orama. London, March. 16.7-80 far as has been reported ofTicia'iiy, the bombard: ment of the Dardanelles has produced no further important results. Unoffi- cial reports say that on Sunday the attaching warships silenc- ed several Turkish field batteries which bad been posted above Kum Kale at the entrance of the Dirda uelles. the. .southeast tame point, and 'compelled the in'emy to wacuatc tranches to the southeast of Major General Hughes Announ- ces That Troops Will Be Concentrated There DRESDEN HOISTED WHITE FLAG AFTER 5 MINUTE FIGHT WITH KENT AND BRISTOL tries, but rather to hinder them. One-third Inch of Rain Fell in Shower Lcthbridge awoke tills morning to the fact that spring had arrived 'over jiiglit, bringing with it an old-lime on thc 'map, sometimes 'at his own expense, and had not bcnii carrying the right kind of..bog. He also had IICCOIIM) widely known during thc past year and he .was the means of mak- ing the work of the Lelhbridge Board of Trade known all over Western Can- part of Eastern Canada. Ho also was hustling for Lcthbi'iilgc and the. Lethbridge .district, and was guil- ty of several other misdemeanors. Kot cr, two In fact. The first was at Jast evening; liiif- at o'clock tills morning, it mined very .-heavily, and the weather observer, at the Experi- mental form had tho 'pleasure of re- cording this morning: "First 1915 rain- fall, March 16, ,33 v.. "made in Lcthbridge" club, bag. Mr. Valparalto, THE WHICH AVENGED HER DEFEAT OFF'- CHILI. March :N in twin Kent, Capt. John D. Allen, C. in 1908. She caitied a crew of 360 membtri of the crew of the German K. N.( caught the Dresden near Juan officcis and men, had an armament cruder Dreaden, iunk off J.gan Per- Fernandez Island. of 12 ''f.i inch and a speed of landez liland on Sunday- by Brilith wirshlpi, are mining. known on the arrival wja made here today of. the Brltloh auxiliary cruiser having on board (he from he .Drciden, iome of whom wire wounded. ADMIRALTY STATEMENT An'action ensued. Aflcr five min- 27 knots., utcs' lighting the Dresden hauled The Glasgow was one of the Drit- dpwii lier colors and displayed thc ish cruisers wliich'escaped'In the fight white, was much damaged pfi-Chile last fall whan the Monthoyth been wzim [''The, crew, .were saved; fifteen are'has helped to wipe out any stain ot t'on .fire, and after she liad and "Good Hope were-sunk by Admir- iitning lor some time, her ma-. al :Voii Spec's squadron, and in e.vptotlcd and she sank. j in at the death of the Dresden she which lie was presented liy thc Conn- Marnoch received thc token of the re- I S. Glasgow. Cap't. John Luce, I'll.of .the L'oard and.a number of thc cognition of his work in mfloibcrsf .-wltli a very fine teristic manner. London, March 15, p. badly wounded. Germans BIB- being that, She" is of oi thc Dresden ivns announc-, landed JaL Valparaiso. e Admiralt statement "On March M, at cd by the Admiralty tonight in'the.j were no British casualties ami up1 damage to the ships." .The Dresden was a sister ship of H. M. Bristol completed J9JQ and guns. The Kent wasiiri the Falkland' Island victory iind finished: the Nurnberg on that oc- cailbn. She is 9800 carrying 14 in 11. M. nuxtlinry .Oi'ala, Capt. John Ihe Emdch and the Lcipsig and was 6 Jjich.guns. She was completed R. Scagravc, R. N., and II. at Hariiburg.vibeing coniimssiou-; Ottawa, Ont., March J3e- rochc, assistant director of engineer- ins, left for Valcartier camp yesterday to jmiuire into the conditions of the camp ground, and also for.the purpose of inspecting the buildings erected, there in connection with the mobiliza- tion and training of the first overseas division. As Petuwawa camp IB being used by the Justice department for the purpose of interning aliens, it bable that all future'.mobUfzatibn dur- ing tlie present year will take place, at Val Cartier. Tents will again-glisten at Val Car-. tier camp, and the ..bugles 'will once more raise their -echoes for revcWe and lights out in the valjey of the Jacques Cartier, for it. is the. Jnteti- tion of the Minister of Militiii to mob- ilize Canadan troops' at tbar-point soon as n.ivigatjOD on- th'e ,9t. .'Law- rence has opened, and..the; transports can pull out from Quebec. The big camp, whicli. was "scene of the mobilization are now at. tho battlefrbni.' vacant since they .left-'jiut 'soon-as __. Lhe anew has. finishing and at nightfa touches wi'il be nut upon: trpopa.which into the fortrei during thu ,AVInter ing at Lhc various-; military dlylBlons and district headquarters throughout ;he Dominion, and'mWJomivrea on a larger scale then possible at heartquarters will be carried pur- re" stated thatMt'had fbeen 'mere than Justified by the .excellent resu'its obtained in shooting'alone.' He de- clared that while the other troops the same point which have been com- pletely demolished by the artillery. "In Champagne, fresh progress has been made to the northeast of Souain. In the forest of Le Pretre we have', re- captured from the Germans the re- mainder of the trenches won by them yeiterday morning, or to be more pre- else, the site of these trenches, feniive have completely by mine "On tht lit hern slope of Great Reich Aekerkopf, an attack by tht. tnt- my yssterday morning carrJsd a trench. We rttaken it and some prisoners." London, March IS- A Russian offi- cial statement says tio German eau It. on Oflsowetz IB producing only insignificant results. In their efforts to capture this important Tortrese, they huve centred their at- tempt to Vreak through the Russian fortified line in northern Poland, tie Germans have moved, up their heavy artillery, but the Russian statement says the advantage thus rests with the defenders. It ia said also that the German advance towards PrzasDj'az ia being held In and that attempts to Przemyal. in Guilds have been ineffectual. It IB admitted that in the Carpathians the Russians are making little progress and have suffered very heavy losses. FIGHT FOR OSSOWETZi Petfograd, March 16, via London, a. The following official de- spatch has been received wetz "The. enemy has brought some oi lis batteries closer to the fortress because of their obvious ness at the longer range. The artil- lery of the fortress effectually shelled a column of the enemy Consisting of motors drawing artillery, in. explaining the-, chase of the irere equal In physiqHe, Ihey would not be a1 niatch.lh shooting for the first theyjiad more practice 'at., ThcBe ranges cnn accommodhte a treroeh- dons number of me'n, The camp ie nc.w in; ft condition of reriiiaiiency Insofar aa; jvHtcr supply, drainage, etc., Tho third will be mobilized, ilt 011 thb Vol Cartier J _ __ a moderate distance continued throughout Sunday, and with the advantage constantly with ;he defenders, two German compan- es endeavored to approach the froz- en river Bohr but retired after being shelled from a distance, of a mile. V 'fClose to Ossowetz our -scouts carried: some of the enemy's positions sent prisoners back HOLDING GERMANS ELSE- WHERE Official reports from other fronts of the war: The Germans continue a "violent artillery fire but their "in- Jantty is unable to.resist our attacks. 'He arc holding the' enenij; on al- most the entire front with particular siicoesG in the vooded SLI-LIOIIS nor dering on the river Orzyc. GERMAN OFFICIAL Berlin, March via Wireless to The German war officfl to- day gave oub a report on thc pro- Igress of thc fighting nhich is dated March reads "The position on the height of St. Eloi. south of Ypres, has taken 'by the Germans Fightmf for the possession of this location been .poiKc on since the da> behicf yesterday. r (Cuiitlnucd -r ;