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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 19, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta 6 A VOLUME VIII. LETHBIHDGE, ALBEJITA, VlllDAV, MAHCH 19, 1915 NUMBER 83 RUSSIANS OUTFLANK HWDENBURG--FRENCH "BOUVET SUNK? Russ Invade East Prussia at on the Offensive in East GERMANS SORELY IN NEED OF MEN London, March apparent failure of Field Marshal von Hlnden- burg'5 various attempts to reach War- saw, the re-appeariince of Russians over the East Prussian frontier- near Tilsit, and the allied offensive in the west, to British observ- put Garmany in a position where che dare not shift any substantial forces from cither east or west. Although there are rumors of rein- forcements being hurried from Po- land to Prance or Belgium to meet the French and British thrusts( mili- tary writers in London hold to the opinion that Gtrmany must maintain her present arm lea In both arenas of. fighting intact. This will necessitate the finding of new forces for both east and west woblti effectually meet Increasing strength of her ene- It Ic.pointed out that the plan to deliver cruahinn blow in one theatre and then, to ruih across the country to has mjacarried on' both Thll >.WM leen first In the daah.tb JQ, the__ Calali; the and repeatedly In the .east, as Field Marihal von Hindenburg Bought GERMANY TASTES FIRMNESS MUST BE MAINTAINED IN RULING INDIA Tliesc pictures from Soldau allow tim. trail ol heavy l'ishtiuK_ when the ItiiEsians inflicted heavy losses on the (Jeruiiihs. They shew ihe remains of military iiousub. O----------------------rr---------------------------------- I CRITIC Berates Government for Having Money in Wants Estimates CONDEMNS EVERYTHING AS-USUAL Edmonton, March The budget Immigratian to Canada Fell Off 50 Delhi, indiii, March via London. 10.50 Sir Reginald Henry Crad- dnck, member of ihe Viceroy's council, 1mb inade ilic dccluraLion thai it was nececsary lo arm tltc military nulhori- ties with snecinl powers lo in em- (jrgcnciep, and Lo in Hie but! any anil all of This ataliinifiilL was made in connec- tion wHIi llic introducticn of Ihn de- fence of India lii'il to (he governor- Konerul's council. Continuing Sir Reginald alluded (o ilie engineered on I'ac- il'it: ol' America, whence some (le- ludud men liatl returned during the last few with tlielr minds liois- oiled, and liad committed nets of vio- lence iii Bengal." Seditious activity 'was breaking out afresh, Llie siiRiikur Eiiiil, but Hie loot- i Ing in the western Punjab, he declar- od to he largely due lo economic caus- es and racial con Niels between I-Iin- jdiis and The.danger, the said, only surious if not check- ed promptly. HORN CASE MAV END BY TONIGHT Bangor, Jlo., March 1'eder- ;il commissioners hearing In the case j or Horn, accused of having il- Icgaliy transported explosives In con-! ncclion his attempt to wreck the bridge at Vuncehoro, was resumed to- day. It was expected that arguments of counsel would be concluded before night. Commissioner Ruid must then decide whether Horn -Khali be sent to Boston tor Lrial'on the indictment re- turned by the Federal grand jury tliere. Late Report Tells About Sinking of a French Submarine Sheepmen Gathered for Con- vention Ta.king of the High Price STILL WANT THAT -.SHEARING PLANT MORE BRITISH SHIPS ARE SUNK I.ondon, March Sheepmen hold the forts in thecily today. TJiL-y, are' assembled in conven- tion to discuss problems one o( the biggest anil bust industries which. southern_ Alberta, possesses. One ot the iicins to deal _____ I method of-disposal I I'jja 'wool which iroui all iridi- drop .in .tationjj wilUbtMfriVlargest on record, year from these-isl- as the best; .in antis lo tlis Uritfsh dumiaions was "Is it .safe to say that- the .slicep- or over fifty- percent, men will hold for JO cent wool tliis the war partly responsible, the wisi the question put to a Foremost Oil Well Down 1900, Feet, Good Signs Foremost, AHa., March depth of 1'JOO feet has been reached at the well en the United Oi'is properly In Kipp Coulee. The drill is now going through a shale formation which slight traces oE oil. Mr Uev- cnish oi Cnlgary and several other of- ficials oi': ihR-'compaiiy 'are spending the week at Iho'well. debate was continued tode- w IWP lines JJjchener who riiil not riae To the r'ue to natural reaction [occasion so' Tar as oratorv is coii- 1 of uniiaiial activity.. Lea.1- authorities think the decline party ot the largest, flockowners this after a per- morning. s 1 "It is safe to say that we are not "It; bc of- goiJig iras the for to break through the' Russian the Pcllih capital, Considerable mystery surrounds the ;C2rncr, Ilis. !hest next movement of the Germans, al-j jn evcrv action the "'that many ivjio have gone to answer.' "Sonic of us are hoi dm though the prevailing belief here There was nothing new Canada iii search ot cmplprn.cnt have 30 cents, ami some of us for 35. that'll will be a big'ollenevic (n the con- H, and it. is only ha- Another item to be dealt with, will west, 'probably- against the British tlle corporation' taxes aad that emigrants who have been he-the complaint ol" sc.tiers between And Will R main Relief in of New Intake by one-fourth, havinn cau.ed a gen-1 WANTS FULL DETAILS eral dislocation of the entire baking1 aiichcnei; started off. by, object- trade. of flour to to.the estimates being submitted have run GO low that in manv places fullest details should hi bakenifound it Impossible tV make r It is'a prostitution oi prin- _ _ i rinics of responsible of touch with democracy. The only protest would be to nlacc .-'his SAXON KING IN WEST p.irty on record before the vote is; Amsterdam, March Fred- taken, lie congratulated the provin- j erick. Auguatus of Saxony yesterday cial treasurer on his agility in mar- broad, even with thesis quantity pre- 1 .cr.bed by the o- d left Dreiden to join the Saxon troopi on the front. GERMANS CALL UP EVERYONE Amsterdam, March mem- bers of the German landstrum, of the claties of 1880 and 1831 and 1882, who for any 'reason, have not served in the army, will be examined during tno next'two weeks to ascertain their phy- sical fitness for service. The call will bring to the colors men from 33 to 35 years of age who, by reason of occupation or purchase of immunity were exempt from German's compulsory military service. Antelope Smelt Spring; Fooled Govt. Hunters shalling figures to present a rosy pic- ture, and said Mr. Mitchell fills a portfolio for which he is "especially qualified. He disputed .Mr. MiUlicll's claim as .to the amount at crcdii irj It the general opinion of the Kliecprr.en, that transportation by is impossible, for the trip .'s maiic shortly after shearing, when the liiiiibs arc too young to care for Nasty Case at Foremost Settled wouhl causc loss than thc ranse ;ivould.tje irortli, shipping is gen- wrally looked up mi as inipracticable. Tim "hands will either have to he i trailed, or they will have to remain 1 on the prairie. Forester Brown of jJ' Creek, who is in charge oi Foremost, AHa.. March the reserve, is lo he present ill the ON JULY] NEXT At One Biow Government Will Wipe Out the. Wfcoh Liquor Business ANNOUNCEMENT MADE BY PREMIER SCOTT by Jai, Term For One of'Parties cases of interest have been tried at in3tCa'11the Barracks lately, among them bain, o[ as claimed. SCttlK PIXAKCJBRINfl Continuing; he propounded the nov- rse rane laid by Jonn Desensiein agtiinst J. II. el idea that "i[ the.ipr.ovincc had not Young, and a counter charge of assault borrowed to thc extent debt would not he what convention to help the sheepmen tlicir deliberations. Very little significance is placed on the announcement that the govern- ment under advisement tlic erec- tion ol n wool warehouse in Lcth- bridge. -The would he wcl- frnment :iitl in tin; erection oi an up- to-dats shearing plant, with wool and government, sorters, would Thc to the extent .it by Mr. Young againsL John by Ihe smaller growers, but ncbt would not he what it- is. and a charge winch might ha'the laree flockowners feel that gov- speuding iour millions every year termed misappropriation of m-onerly more than thc revenues, he said, and i preferred by Paul Medhiirst against described capital'expenditure as ere- Mr. -Medlll. a caLlle buyer. ating a deficit annualiri He did tot j Attorney A. G. Virtue of new-nciai. i nc lliiuK it to the discredit or thc gov-jwns present and defended Mr. shenclne plant al Conrad, erected last era men I lhat there is a small deficit' securing a verdict of ncttuittai in the year" co'iild be improved with very iit- cxpcnsei and converted into one o[ U.ic hcst plants in tlip .west. Some of thosr attending the meet- ings arc I'resident Rav Kniglil, Kcc- Crt'-st, R. C. Harvey, i current account, considering con- first case, the evidence seeming to ditions. Any previous.rslirpluses were show a frame-up on the iiart or plaint- made up of borrowed .money. iff and her witnesses. SHOULDN'T HAVE MONEY IN" DANK Attorney Virtue, acting for plaintiff in Ihe second cn'se, was successful jii Lelihbridyc will 'continue to Letuui'idgc mud. C'oniniissioner (.i'racc-holds out no- imhieuiate hoce 01 i.c.iig able to clear the water, and the citizens will have to continue TO purtake ot tlie free lunch. The "condition of the drinking ivaler lias bezn "something fierce" fcr the past three or four days, and the hope that it might be changed by .the installation ol thc new intake was shattered this morning by- Mr.! Grace. There is considsrablc doubt in I his mind as to whether the intake! if installed1, improve the situ-1 a Lion -very, Grace has hccn making some11 experiments, and he i states .that Celtics so slowly j that the sctUiiu-nLation heds would j only partially iciieyc .the situaLion.; Thc. erection MI Uic intake has not been abandoned, but mcrsly postpon- ed. The boildfJ have not attracted any atteiitfon on the market, ant! cannot lie sbltl except at a sacrifice. Money ooukLhc obtained irom the sinking j but only SO pnr crnt. j ril that no money will be spent until it is actually in'the Ireasurv. -It is possible that some experi- ments will be inmlc wilh wells in tlie Regina, Satk., March k ate he wan will be-the flrrt_pro- ..vlnce in Canada to cofnplitely" abolish the -ntxt, not only will the retail ofJVI intoxicating liquors come to an end, but wholesale trade-will be taken over by the government and operated 'as a government monopoly under a syttem of.dla- penEarles, Later even theie peniarieE may be abolished (jy; a referendum vote of the province to Decide. This, In brief, Is the an announcement made" by .Premier Scott, In addressing a meeting at Oxbow, this afternoon, in company with J. G. Turlff, M.P. Premier Scott, after a lengthy review of the policy of nil government, In dealing with the liquor queitidn Efnce it Assumed office ten year's ago, announced the pretent policy of his policy on which It was prepared to stand or falf. The Proposal "The government's proposals anent tins liquor question; brief and concrete form, are the following: ;'To at once 'issue, proclamations -curtailing the hours .of retail .liquor sale to 7 o'clock in the evening, be- ginning April 1. .To convene the legislative assembly early as (jossible in the 5month of May and submit to the house .a, meas- ure of which the, outstanding features will be the abolition qf'all licenses from July'j, 1915. Conservtives Approve Regina, March of the Conservative party here are awaiting developments, but express the general oimiloii that Premier Scott's proposals mark the beginning, at leasi for a period, of a dry Sas- katchewan. Tjitlie criticism ol the government's proposals is heard, Con- :ognizing that many 1m- Constantinople, March 13. Via iVirelcss to Berlin and official statemaat issued fcotn Turk- ish headquarters says "Our fleet early today bombarded, thc shipyards and manoeuvring plaoo of borpedo boats, vest ot Thcodosft (on the lilack tita., in Crimea, a part ot and act the buildings on (ire. "An allied enemy licet heavily-shell- ed the forts of the Dardanelles" which'' replied effectively, sinking the French hattlyship liouvet." FRENCH SUBMARINE SUNK London, March in, a.m.r-The lois of a French submarine boat in an attempt to run through the Dar-. dandles is described' by Rear Admir- I al Ouepratle of thc French Dardan- 'clles fleet, in un interview with The- Daily Telegraph's Tcnedos correspond- ent. Thc attempt apparently made some time ago, no announcement' has heeir made oE heretofore.. "The, attempt .had .as .its- object the .-thp-. -Turltislir- truisw Sultan Seliin 'the. ent' says'" the admiral tpltt him. The; submarine was'submerged, and .suc- cessfully navigated thc straits .up to- the corner where the Asiatic coast1 just out at Nagara. ''Through some which is quite natural when a sub- marine is trying to thread a tortu- ,ous char.r.c! "ithcut scope, the boat struck the rocky shore, compelling her to rise to the surface. Immediately the submarine, appeared thc forts opened ing her.'Only a few of her'crew- es-: caperi, and these were made, prison-, crs. Rogaiding the present situation in the Dardanelles, Rear Admiral Guep- rattc sairt the waters of .the straits are clear as far. as Kcphez, to which point all vessels of the flwt safely navigated. The main however, are bstweeii Chariak. Kalessi and Kalid Bahr, wheir also, are the main coast "When these are removed the'.-reiii will be easy, although the assistance of land forces will be needed. .Foe thc final success of the undertaking T have hot a shadow ol doubt.' The" French fleet thus far has r f HOWITZERS ON The Turks iu the Dardanelles. now. have howitzers mounted on rails and. :Can concentrate on menaced Kays Tlie, Daily Telegraph's Athens. correspondent. The correspondent adds thai Dardanelles artillery'is being wpike'd entirely by Germans. The "allied fleet literally blocks put the' horizon between Tenedos and mainland, says The Daily Mail's Ten- edos correspondent. The fluttering ol jthe signal flags, the flashing oE-'--.the 'heliograph and the waving ot .the He condemned the' government far securing a verdict for-his client, and Albert Green, 0. Asplaml, FrciicricV having a million in the show- the defendant Degenstem wag sen- Grant, manager of the Sauiin. Ranch- ing that more was borrowed than teiiced by J.ustlcc of tbe Peace Uocr' ing company at M. Stalk- Foremost, Alia., March the was necessary one per to two months at hard labor in the cr J T. lleninger, Levj Harker, J.. past two'months a herd oC about 200 cent, interest" was paid. Lethbrid-e jail, to which place he 'was F.' Hriidshaw, n. Hradshaw, I31ack- jintelope have been feeding along Chin J OBJECTS TO AUDITOR tnken last Friday by Constable Somer- -lock brothers John T. Chipman, H. Thc nn at Coulee. Their presence 'nras brought 16 the attention of the government, nnd It waa decided to try and capture them with a view to placing them in the government barks. Several men have been working on the proposition for tlio last two weeks, building a V- ghaped -fence.and spreading out hay Proceeding, Sir. Mich'euer repealed field., The last case waa postponed for j; Patterson, and J. Tcnnani. his well known ohjitilionB to Lhc pro- lacle ol evidence, to he resumed convention opened this afternoo vincial auditor hecauBe he is a --civil Saturday. Hie Board of Trade building. The task of the mine sweepers, .the correspondent adds, which are eleven servant. He didn't'think .it inspired confidence in the government.. His at- tention being drs.wn to the fact- that the auditor can only be removed by the legislature aiid is indc- dani will be erected and a hole drill- ed. In. the meantime, it is good policy Moose -B. .wheat from Lihsrpool, has been tor- Willoughby, pedoeil by a German submarine ;6It sition in thr; nrpvlucjal dL9- leading Into the trap. Just when ev- pendent. Mr. Michcnrr couldn't see erytiling- was about ready for tliu this. The auditor is a government round-up, ci nice Chinook blew up, un-. nominee. He wanted the legislature covering.the grass and tho nntelope 1 name an independent aiulitor, niit dispersed, forcing the hunters to give didn't suggest .who should noruiriutc up toe Job. Talks After Twenty Years tllO IVI V UlC'C REAR-ADMIRAL GROGAN FALLS DROWNS JJondon, William J.-Grogan has fnllen over- board; from his ship, am] been drown, cd, nccordln'g to nil nnnouncemenl made by. the Tha name of tlio slili) is not piyen., Itoar-Admirn': 'SOME PECULIAR-. IDEAS r Discussing public debt he said the. province led in -creating .liabilities. I HcvErtinR-to, telephones he, condcnined there being no 'sinking .or deprgfta-! tion fund. Thc opposition learicr again I coiiilcinned the Kovcrnnifiit lor 'not i Kpondinji dollar In sjighl. csliinaLcs "jiassnl "tlic immnv Orognn 'wont, on the rcllrod list SOVLMI .shouhl hn spent. The ..public work; years ago, hut rti-ehtered the active minisl'jr was arhitrun 'ih saying hyw i tho commencement or the much hr would spend. war. (Continued cii Pa0 There ie no happier man in LcthbrJdfje today than M, E. Stov- er of the local Government Tile. phone staff.- Yesterday he spoke his tint word in 22 yenri, and he conildera that enough to malte 'anyone happy. ivlp. Slover IE 27 years of age. When five ycari old, he lost hia voice. Through 22 lonp years he could niake himself intelligible Jco, 'his friends either hy writing or by .using the sign language. "'T.ucsday he went to Calgary, where Dr, Gunn performed a slm- pie operation, removing a growth .'.from trie vocal chords. Yestarrfay he called up frionda jn'. Lethbrldgc over the lonn and thcv '.icard his voice the-first Today he is back on his job at the local exchange. He cannot talk very loudly yet, -but he articulate as well JG the next.fellow, .and the iound of His .voice-after thoie long 22 year li.iwtil muilc in hie t it- in tbe moisture, contents.. COMPLETE FIGURES OF NEW ZEALAND DRY VOTE Heachy Head. The ctew took .to .the Thc steamer, although hadlj loat. _______ _____.KILLED Glasgow, March 19, via London 3 45 legislation, and the'Etcp tiie p. m._The iiritish Bleauier rd Bovernment Is one. in the right direc- Wa3 torpedoed today in the Eogliih tjou. Should early SEE- ctidJiJjeJ by a German It sipn cf the House, as seems forecasted js reportcd that ojfe member of her to boil the product that isi being Premier iScott's statement in boats. Thc steamer, a cd. up. The ontv caution made is that! to the fcrteMsted-lMjsJption damaged, remained aflo it should not "he boiled ton long, as 'his morning, said: .''I think the prov- ONE OF CREW.I PE to exclude all inco Is ready tor-advanced temperance .Welllnston K.Z.t Mnrch Nntlon-'now, althoush r.have had .no .intima, crew wafl hilled, nl- prohibition was defeated in the vot.i lion or It, J say.-that, as leader, ct the The stcamer Hyndford of 2 755 tons intr on the liquor question last Decem- Conservative parly, .a [ull opportunity ;net burden, She was 376 fefet lODJ n'ccor.dlng to complete returns given to discuss .the legisla- ;and was .built in Fort Glasgow In which have been announced by the government. Supporters "no the preeeht lost.'their fight. The vote on both questions, 'which waa cloeej follows: For''nation nl prohibition, [or continuance, For local "no .Jir.pnae." for continuance, Since ,1311 .the percentage of no li- cense votes has falien from nearly 50 tlun iu detail, as far as I care h 905, was owned by the ScottUh HShip Owners company ol Glatjow Tbe was .of 2271 tort .She was 336 -feet long .and belonged to J. L. Thompson and Sow Ltd IShc ivas owned by G. Hal let of Oar- idifT, and was built- at SniKlerlFnd m BULLETIN Berlin, Martji have entered Mernel, on Iht Baltic, at thc northern tip 0f Ealt Prultla. Ucacliy Head is a 6ft tlic south coast qi.EqgUnd pro MtlB( Mo the English Chfinel, abogt M miles cast of Uiixbtoik' j g ;