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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 20, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta MARKETS Wheol ...1.......... Oct. Wheat 116 Miy Oats 66% 23 VOLUME VIII. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, SATL'KDAY, MARCH 20, 1915 NUMBER 84 ADMIRALTY BELIEVES KAILSRUHEI BATTLESHIPS SUNK IN it DARDAN K-THREE STRAITS PREMIER SIFTON NAILS MICHENER'S MIS-STATEMENTS NETHERLANDS PROTEST THE ALLIES' BLOCKADE London, March gov- ernment of tho Netherlands, according to tlio correspondent oC Renter's Telegram Co. a.1 the Hague, .has aenl lo OretiL Britain and France u. jirotest" against thc British blockade oC Germany. And Michener wasn't there there to Hear-Derends Finances of Alberta. RAILWAY AID REASONABLE Edmontoij, March "Alt'. Michcncr, tJic leader ol" the op- position, says thut there are breakers ahead for the Atoerla government. BRITISH BATTLE CHTMSER "IXFLISXinLE" DAMMED IN TUB DARDANELLES. WHERE THE SMALL- ER DATTLESIJIl'3 "IRRESISTIBLE" AND AStb THE FRENCH BATTLESHIP "BOUVET" HAVE BEEN SHEEPMEN TURNED tWNBY ROCHE; MOUNTAIN RESERVES CLOSED TO THEM JHI Not Trail Sheep Cross Country to Summer Range-Convicted Without a Hearing Claim of the Sheep Action of Government Makes Them Boundary Creek Range By Loaning Money on Seed Grain Supplied by the Government BUCHANAN.WANTS. FEED M STOCK breakers ahead will not change in the slightest degree t-hu legislative pro- gram oi this government, in carrying out reforms lor thc benefit and being ol the people of the province, .ami m doing wliat we can to increase thc prosperity of wliat is destined to he one of thc greatest provinces in thc Dominion. There may be break- ers ahead, hut they will be for the If Hon. W. J. Roche does not re- U.F.A. aP'Cowley, backed by the Pro- and confusion, would mean countless consider liis decision with regard to vincial U.F.A. convention :u ICdmnn-1 orphan lambs. The little wool ton, that no sheep be allowed to lrui'1 [would lose Lra _ ______...... transportation of sheep "from the in Hie opposition, and I am -confident'thai'Livingstone Valley, or docs net offer when the time couies, Lhe-people gome other forest reserve as a sun-, of the province have an opportunity Btilute. the death warrant of the sheen of judging our they will not industry in southern Alberia Is signed, replace the government with thc delivered. tcrial that 'we hovcVsccn, so--far' on the other sirte nf H. Finlayson, head of (he For- estry division in Alberta, informed tbe Premier Siftnn niadq the., above sheepmen at their convention statement, in fclic .legjslativii; asscia- day ;ifternoon that he had received bly yesterday thc inductions from Ottawa not to'issue budget -hi' ho-lins ever Uoor of 'i best Lraclc of their mothers, and across country, to the' reserves, ns sucli I the Bosses would bu more than the practice meant'the1, ravaging of their crops and pasture funds. Convicted But''Not Tried The sheepmen say that ihey have been convicted 'without a hearing; that the action 'taken by, the minister.. of the Interior., which. "was taken, in .spite ol the fact that Mr. Finlayson hud ask- ed for .iLs delay sheepmen Had'hecn.jieard, meant, that the1 range, for the grazing oE sheep Iri the opened up" last year after several' Ottawa, March mem- bers were to the fore yesterday in a brief debate which arose irom a roso- Jution introduced by Hon. W. T- White, Finance Minister, to amend the Bank Act by permitting'the nanbn temporarily to lend money ior the purchase of seed giain on thc secur- ity of the grain purchased, tlie crop to be "grown therefrom, and the grain threshed from tlie urop. Thc amend- ment is deemed to have come into orcc on March 15 arjd will expire nn August 1st next. Mr. White said, he believed the mea- sure would result in allowing thc fsr- incr a chance to increase production. ,-Ie believed it would be of value to lorroVcrs because banks would be norc like'y to lend in proper cases where they, could get this additional security. A. Buchanan inquired ii tbe Thc minister of finance t-ne-.-Livings lone, unless" the "sheej> had j years of coaxing, is now .utterly iise- 'been transported Lc the nuarcst rail- less, so' fnr as they ore concerned. MIS- way hy rail. He was informed .They nre one in the opinion that it is Thursday, by wire, that Mr. RpcKe. I mfnlsLcr of the Interior, had grained' ifopossible to ship their sheen to reBawc." The range is' being used as iio request of the AsricuUiiml com-- Bummer pastiii'e for ewes and unwean- I The criticisms the previous day held im tiim __ _......._......... .._......_____ __ ___ _. ___ their true light, and the the Provincial cabinet made led lambs... Loading this class of stoci: .ihowed the leader of thc opposition under persuasion fruiii iiic-iiibcrs of cars, vrlth the attendant jostling no mercy as he exposed the mis-statements in connection yiih the financial nffnirs of the province. The provincial C. R, Mitchell, had stated l.hat the bonk balance to thc credit of the province at the end Ol the year was hut "'r. .Michcncr denied, the accuracy ui these figures, and said the balance ivas really 7 MS- I'remier Sif- ton in reply, showed that thc differ- ence of was to he. lound the accounts of the telephone dc- c T _ range would foe worth. J, F. Bmdshaw stated that tic would no! undertake to. ship liiE sheep to the reserve, if the transportation was given to him free, and'1C the range was furnished gratis Can't Ship by Rail It was suggested by Mr. Finluyson tkflt the shcffp" be shipped to Frank or Burnils, and along- the east'aids of 'range to the ro- serve. This Idea 'was the sheepmen. Mr. Knight declared that the only way sheep could, be tak- en I'rorn Frank to the reserve, was by carrying them. The underbrush, fall- en timber and creclis and streams would be Impossible lo drive sheep over.. Lille creelc would have to he (Continued on Page OCEAN, BOUVET AND THE IRRESISTIBLE BLOWN UP BY MINES Gaulois and Inflexible are Con- tinue and Fate of Constantinople Hangs in the Taken Resignedly London, March the Ruselan Black Sea fleet reported knocking at the doors of the Bosphorus, and six allied battleships renewing the bom- bardment of the Turkish positions on the Dardanelles, the fate of the Straits is today hanging In the balance, according to opinions freely ex- pressed in London. Nevertheless, reports from Truklsh sources still pro- fess supreme confidence in the impregnability of the defending forts, which, it is claimed, have BueceBsfully sustained a bombardment extending over twenty days. FORCING" OF STRAITS WILL BE HARD TASK The report of the British Admiralty giving news of th'e sinking of three battleships, two British and one The Admiralty statement sayi the British losses among the personnel 'of the ships were not heavy considering the scale of operations, the crews be- ing removed under heavy gunfire. Damesfifjja, iwu oi mon wn- French is rather hazy as to the re-1 INFLEXIBLE WILL suits achieved by this sacrifice, and NEED REPAIRS it gives weinht to the growing belief that the Straits will not be'won until the naval operations are supported by :ffcctuai land forces. The bombard The British battle cruiser Inflexible had her forward control hit by a heavy ohell and will need repairs. _ The Irresistible left the battle line, ment of Friday was interrupted by bad heavily according to the re- .u. port utef. itruck a mjne Vice Admiral Sackville Hamilton Garden, who Is Ml, has been succeeded, command at the Dardanelles by Rear Admiral John M. Qerobsck. LiCE SMJttBf LSI 1 the accouns of the telephone de- c I -p r- paitmeiit, stated that.the riKUtcs as Jefgeanls LOSS IW fiiy-flVe 3 given by Mr. Mitchell ware quite cor- ami charged Mr. 'Micliener with deliberately rnnlqiig" mis-statements in order to mislead the public. Monlh and Lose Fifteen thc DETECTIVE KANE RESIGNS. must govpinment )anks, The Kovernment could not ex- ict compulsory legislation unless they also supplied the hanks with noncy. It would he oi. value then on- Several Liberal member's were in avor of. making the amendment per- nanent and Mr. Huchanan thought that, as ..the .provision .was not com- pulsory, there was something to he said in favor pi permanence. How- over, what he wished to call especial- y to-the minister's attention was thc in getting food for ivestock. The" banks would not lend )n the of livestock. He liatl jcen infonneri fhnt they had refused .o' lend even-.where tlic general cre- lit of the .borrower .was good. In :his criticism he did not banks.. Some were treating the nrmers liberti.ly hut a great many vert 'not., ;-The .result was that in many cases -the .farmers liad to sell ,heir lives Lock at a sacrifice. lie ask- cd to make reprcsenla-1 t ions to tlic hanks, to be more liberal, vith thc. farmers. Mr. White pointed out that the tanks had not asked for the.legist but It had been in supporters said that he ii id not want to impugn-Mr. Michener's courage, but he thought Reductions In tbe police department CARDINAL AGL1ARD1 DEAD Rome, tfarcli Anthony Chancellor -J- .pi thc CQLholic and sub-dean of the Sacred Col- legc, died today at the age oE S5 years. LeihbridgeMan, Cqrdston Squad Called by Death Tlio first casualty in "C" Squadron _ instead of _ the Police Mounted1 Rides of the Canadian occurred yesterday, Misses. Dunham and McPhee Wrest Laurels from Edmon- ton Debating Team CUP COMES HERE weather, but it is. anticipated that, the operations will be pushed as rapidly as possible. FRENCH BATTLESHIP GAULOIS DAMAGE'D, The French Admiralty, while (WEATHER. CONDITIONS pressing hope that sorne of I HINDER OPERATIONS the of the battleship Bouvet have] London; March 20.1 been saved, confirms from ;neu- jjattleehips tral sources the accordinn lo'a difpatch (ship Gaulois also the-battle of March 18. -1 I island of Tenedos! Although Turkish official, reports This rcsumption of the action, after minimize the effect Qf the bombard- the Thursday of the French bat- ment and declare that Constantinople e9UVet arid the British battle' is not afraid, .intelligence' received 'iSMpt irreiiatlble and failed to from other neutraK eastern points, put j accompllsh anything for the reaion forth that negotiations have., already j that tne unfavorabFe weather condl- begun with the" American Embaciy to maqie operatlonn impoiiible. act ?.s an intermediary to'save thc. Ot- .toman capital from the guns of tha al; lied warships. Relative inaction along both battle fronts In Europe, which again seem to have relapsed Into the condi- tion of siege warfare which prevailed during the winter. IRRESISTIBLE AND OCEAN ARE SUNK.. wlro- TURKS CLAIM TORPEDOES DID IT ConBtantlnopFe, via Berlin, by IftSE to London, March 20, 9 official statement ittued from Turklih headquarter! the sinking-of British and French In the Dardanelles was due to adds: "A hard seven-hour fight ended with London, March aur.cess for our forts. Beyond" slight. London, marcn no 9ur.cess for our tone, ueyuna vnynL miralty announces lhat the British. damsge to the earthworks, no dam- battleohip Irresistible'has. been sunk. agv Wa0 done to the fortifications." The Admiraltyvannounce, that the P battleship Ocean also, been sunk SINKING OF THE BOUVET IS CONFIRMED The Admiraltyj announces .that the French battleship Bouvet ajco was blown up by a In the Dardan- elles and sunk, that virtually her. ana iunK' FOR SECOND TlMt; entire crew were, lost. Misses "Aileen Dunham and Kath that nn honorable member, who .had -nWtiDg yesterday aEtei- when' John S. Hill liLe of.352 19th lean youthful and clever: Vif to attend amf 'hear" U." Xr U001L street'north, died in Cardston fol-[ debaters from .the Letlibridge High; .igi. LO mienu .mu ni-a. u TUe to sublpR fl- SQ oiieration for appendicitis. Scb.oc'1, brought honie the sllvenvarc nropoeal. Here it U: That sergeanta ,'tlic lat-s.Mr. Hill enlisted ivilh IJje'froDi ihe capital city, in the debate he reduced from ?110 to S95 a mohtli, Cardston Squadron in onllaat night at the University of Alber- .gc Lo attend and hi aide oi' the uuestion. INDEPENDENT AUDIT With regard to Mri Jlichener's agi- tal-ion for an independent audit. Pre- mier Sifton said that-tfie slatemenL .that in Ontario tbe auditor was1 ap- pointed by the legislature was also _ and that constables be reduced froin February pth. He leaves a wirin.v and. the Rutherford cup trophy fSO tn J75. two 'diiifeii to mourn'him. Hs lias by a safe margin, after getting into This is "what-actually to been a resident ol tins city ior some the finals by .-wading through tlie bluecoats: "That, sergeants be're- haviiig come to Canada from fifteen years, and during all that thnc Jiot one word had- been against his qualifications csty, and Mr. Micliurier dare not do so noiv. DEPENDS RAILWAY GUAIlAN- TEES Regarding thc question.of railways, (lie premier.said lie had -always had but -two objects iiiv view, tr'ansporta- tiun and population. He had said thai nttVrild I s.'ouslbility, was not touched. lie lielU on Monday at 1 o'clock.-in St. Augustin's church, lion-i As il- to this action, Detett- Rev. C. II. Popiiam officiating. ive Kane has handed in his rcalgn'a-'. -The body was brought to Letli- tion: lie claims'that lie holds the rank bridge I'rom Cardston this morning of sergeant, and that lie will not work and was... accompanied by a troop for constable's pay. It is his intention fronr "C1'" Squadron, to go to England. Id be a help to the western far- mer, The resolution was reported and a till based on it introduced.. ONLY 64 SAVED OFF THE BOUVET. railways from end to end, and until Paris, March 2u, via cial announcement was made e afternoon that 64 men have bsen every .available acre of land Basset- HVed fr0m .Frtnch tied. on and in a state ol production. Bouvet iunk'lnahe Dardanelles Mr. MichBtier. had: said that the gov- 1fl on the othtr Monthly Spent in thejCity the Military v -fr v ELECTION. TALK fi T-fticnn in1 a in (Mint, nf alinran- T __ -inES-flt IJ1B. IBIr SFi-.tinaS. IOT UerDiarl, took part In this action are to be very light. ipeciri quarters are being "j Winnipeg, Man.-, March The Ottawa correspondent of tht Telegram [Conservative) that altliough Lhe eentl- meat among private msrabera on the government side IB strongly Jn favor.of an election the -Cabhret has not discussed the hialtcr, and will not do HO LflJ. after prorogallon. reason in' the amount of the guaran- tees. While Alberta .hai -suthorizec guarantees for millionb, and actually executed guarantees'for forty millions, the province of Brit- hod given guarahtBes t-Iie amount of eighty and ra I Hunt, wno addition lu that a of inwncy-gei. _., one and a hair 'millions to the C "P clerk of. the-esecutive council and Itwj beadnuarters this morning on clt; one and a Hair millions to -WIR C clerk J He WM rece.Ulv no eieaicr >v_v cine Hat, .Macleod, .Claresholm and Olds. TheJ' wrested' the tropliy from the Separate High School of Edmonton, the 'champions of tha norUiern dig-, trict. According to information re-1 ce'.yed iby Principal J. B. Hodgson 'late.lQst night from university author- ities, the debate ;was. the best of the series. It was naturally the most keenly contested, and, was, in effect, extemporaneous, as neither, aide knew iWhetiier .they were to debate from the. affirmative or the negative, until .1 few moments before' taking the platform. Edmonton won the draw and chose the ..affirmative. .With first choice and the home platform in their opponenU'. favor, the Leifibridge orators were called upon lo do their prettiest, but such meagre reports as have coriJe through ab far state that-they more thaaVaccomplished.their purpose. The debate was replete with sound, :solid argument on both'sides, and the win- iifog..was not the .result of any do- have been despatched from England to replace the lost British ships. The Ocean a drifting, mine and the Admiralty believes the. Irre- sistible has met with, a like disaster. OPERATIONS ARE STILL GOING ON V It is announced that, the 'operations against the Dardanelles are continu- ing. CONSTANTINOPLE PANIC GROWING Athens, March conditions In Constantlnopla getwprse. The Continues, anrf the rich fuvfriB the city. The fear of a rev- olution in the province necessitates all German and Austrian subjects con- centratlng In Constantinople, where THE LOST The British 'battleship Irresistible, sunk-in the Dardanelles operttlons, was completed in She was at the type of the Formidable class, tlie Formidable having ibeen Buak in -tli'e BDglish Channel on New This class carried four-12 inch, guns as maJn armflment, with twelve 6 inch (Continued on Page HUNT'S NEW JOB March resigned a deputy n'ork.ui appointed Austrian and TiirKieh officers. Intern-, flclency on the part opponents, ed no The I The subject was the same-as has will1 be'' separated from the motley j been' debated, upon, .during the.latter throne B8' soon as tbe quarters are i portion of the cod It's t, "Resolved: Prisoners are doing the That'Canada .should adopt .the A'us- Marnocb. system of, compulsory military ited. the battery y British Columbia had.......... population tlian Alberto, und .nothing j like tlic nxter.li rti [arming popula- lion.. If Ilritish Columbia could -Ivei iniHioiis. ni -R SIR JAMES RE-ELECTED March prc- _ for ijilJ- Indent, Tttklns, has by Stewart that llie'au dispensed, [vein the hnllery and guard, of-the Rutherford cup ibrings great''credit-not' only to the debaters, but, lo-.the lilsli School and.its efficiency. In spile of md tlie. prison cainp, in payrolls and the .fact thai Ihe. I.elhhridge "schools amounted lo have.had their ilnariclal troubles, their running for a great part through I been. president ot monthly, most of which Is.siient In llie j efficiency, which .is .already renowned Tage nadia'n Har association. city.- on paijc _ i a T Admiralty Announces Its Belief That tHe Karlsruhe Was off W. Indies March 'flft-rrThB. Secretary of the British Adrplralty anhourices that there is every reason.to; believe that thc German, cruleer; Karlsruhe was siink In the neluhborhood West Indies at beginning of No. vember, and thif thoaf Of bar crew who were resciied; .rtacliad Germany early In December on the ft earner Rio Grande. Little Fellows Fight New York, gers aboard the British tap- land, which today'from Liverpool, wltnetBed' the Irish Channel a Britieh 'tor- aod 'a.VGerninn submarine. The Lapland, crowd ing en al'i steam, fled in a zigxag.llne from SINKING OF KARLSRUHE London. Alnrch Copen- Imsui corrupoinlent sends ,u story or the sinkinjr of 'Hie German cruiser Karlsruhe, taken Iro'm.the.StirBldcuilt-, which asserts that it obtained tlie story from an authoritative source According to the storj the of tbe Karlsruhe were baring tua one ev- ening "when a sudden.explosion broke the cruiser in two. OOP half of the vessel sank carrying down part of the crew witb it Tha other half floated for some time, which enabled about 15 to 200 men to be rea- cued'by an accompanying- steamer This steamer reached a German port with the survlvcrs, -who sworn to secrecy, concerninp tbe sink- iOB of the cruiser. (i MACEDONIA CAPTURED Ladaon, ictcrD-sd German liner Macedoliia, wblch escup ed. from Las Palmes, Canan Islpjids Aloiulay. has been, captured a Bri i lisli cruiser, according to the billy Mnil's correspondent. The adds Urn I the gpanh eminent Iins ordered an in p[ thti (iscuiie of Ihe ship. ;