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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 21, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME IX. LETHnUlDGE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY. MARCH 21, NUMBER 85 V ? : : : : : : ; FRENCH DESTROYER LOST ? miss pirvLLis m:ii.so\-tkj{kv makes stji{ki\(; appeal. H(!i'liii. vlii \virel(:;iH lo Sny-MiilTli 211.--An Hliiliiiiiotil K;iyH llittl II Kl-i'Mi'li iJi'al.royiM- ot' tlm I'Vimi'lic lyin' liaa bfiMi l.or)iiMkiiMl tiy iin Austrian sulimarliic. 'I'll"! d'-flioi-er Huiik ill one iiiiiuKi'. '['his liiiH lii'i'ii oojidniicd iroiii I'lirlK. m FROM 2,000 Have Been Taken From Seas-Germany Has Been the Heaviest Loser W'asliiiigloii. .Miircli I'l.-Tlio ICiiro-poaii war lias talion irom llio acas iimrc. Hum i;I)(HI Diprt'liiijil vhskcIh of ii'.'arly -I.OOU.ilOn tonuasr', acfordinK lu llgurns inilillalied today by llio d�iiarl-nieiit of comnierre. (iuiniiiny with Klx liuudi-ed vcsFids siiiiU, caiitiircd or ilotalnod, beads the Hat of iosui-s; iwo hiindrud and twoiity-llvi! of llui non ]Jritiali vesselH losi. \vnro sunk by sub-niarlnes. Througli /niincs Dip uilles lost lU" ships, Austria lost SO, ami Turkey l'J-1. Tlu� total of iifnitral loasea is Jjut at 736, but raosl of tbeae "were releasfiU ufter lieiiiK n^ported captured. Ninety-two neutral vusshIb bavo been aubinarlncd and |i4 sunk liy minus; T.i have been damaged liy (Biibiuarines and mines. VILLA DOUBLES l-'asci, 'l'l^va^^. .Marcli Villa biis dduliliMl oast and KOIIIll of :s'airiii|Ui|ia, accoi-dlnji to a li'lcKraiu roccivrd hen- by, ib'ucral tiaviva. at .lijari'Z. lie ruiioris iliat ravranza trouji:-' arc advanciiii; I'ni'.it Ihr .soiilli. wiiilc tile .\iiii'r;iid;;e! (i."'iate and .ip,)ai ".r.ly \va^ i'f i I'li-iBlied uiien .Mr. ,\llc)>ener. 'ilio 'uiii);.!'-enlly expected a niutiit siltiii.c. I'lriicd to bill), and whlBjiercil so Unit it was distinctly beard in Mic giiDeries. id move tlie adjourunieiit. l)r. lilow looked up at the ,'locl; a:Ml s;J'l "1 move, the urtjourniiieiit of t\v 'loiue." Tbij Premier liillniHted llial i'., nould be suUicleiit for liini lo iidjouiM tlie debate, wliicb llie tloctor il'i!. mid then the f'roniier. rising moved the adjournment of llie house until Ibree o'clock Tuesday. ------ ------- ~ ......-.....- it was a dreary afternoon, bri.;liteii- �" a f>n IJ "rtfl f%\rir cd only by the entry of Moii. .. (!. .l\|J]\f LuK f L i MacKiiy. who look bis :-'y.\\ ,� the HltlV itT \ first time (his .sOBSion lo Hie aecuni-, /lUli L>llU WiL. 9 jianiment of the cheers of the whole i house. Bvery one. government and j opposition alike, were deliglited at hi'; ; recovery from a two months' illness ' during which death hovered very (lose. The member tor -Atliabii.-c a [looks surprisingly well and Ii.i.-j ap-I patently made a good recovery, Hon. Mr. Garieiiy, who moved the adjournnieiil of tlio budget deliate. _-- ' wa.i lu t'alKary and his place vas . ' taken liy Peter Uunn. the member for i Openitions Will be Under Wtiyj Lac Ste. Anne, who with characieiis-tie wit kcjit the house In good buni'ir for half an hour. Mr. Weldenhamnipr, the (,lern:aii inember from Stony I'lains, folidved for the opposition. He said the im-presslon thai Hie opposillon nre opposed to railroad construction, is not true. Ife critlcl.sed the telejiUoue I lain ivliicli construction policy as costing ton le.mi and once turned,; and ran for Zee-brugge. chased by our own destroyers. "Shots were exchanged during this short running fight. Two enemy boats v/ere observed to have been hit. Our casualties were four men wounded." German Account Berlin, via London, March 21.- The German admiralty account of battle between British destroyers and German torpedo boats off the Belgian coast follows; "On March 20th off the coast of Flanders fighting which was successful for us took place between three Gorman torpedo boats and a division of five British destroyers. "The enemy broke off the engagement after he had received several direct hits and he steamed out of Bight at full speed. "We suffered only unimportant damage," ASQUITH BETTER London, .Vlarcii 21.-Premier .X.squitli, who lias lieen suffering i'roni lironchial catarrali, lias recovered to such lui extent tliul be wa.s able to pie-side at the war (council today. : : : : : : : : : ? : ; ) Ispahan is one of tlie important, cities of Persia with a population of some 80,000. It Is 21S miles southeast of Teheran. The foregoing dispatch Indicate.s . Ibe Russians inovemRnt further to the south than has been reported so far. liussiau forces after the capture of Ilaniadan. advanced southwest toward Kermansbab, in the direction of the Turkish frontier. The array now reported at Ispahan evidently is striking southward from Hie niala Russian forces in the direction of the Persian Gulf. Austrians Forced Back London, .March 21.-.Vusirlaii forces operating northwest of IJscieczlto, on the Dniester river near the Hukowlmi border, were forced by pressure of the Russians to evacuate the bridgehead fortifications and to abandon their transports. Under cover ot night they succeeded In reaching the Austrian advivnced posts north-west of Jlale" 'Szc'/cyky," "north of ChernoiVitz, � according to the Austrial official atate-meiit issued today. The offlcial statement pays a tribute of admiration to the bravery ot the Austrian troops, wlio gave way o'nly on account of the superior, atreagtb of the Russian attacking forces. It adds that the only means left to the Austrians to avoid capture was to break tlirougb the Russian positions at L'sczezko, and this they did with complete success. Stores Burglarized; ,000 in Goods Taken FRANCIS NEILSON, WELL-KNOWN PLAYWRIGHT, TO MAKE HIS HOME IN U. S. .Vew York, March 20. -frands Noll-son, author and playwright. Liberal member of tho UrlHsh parliament for Hyde division ot Cheshire, long prominent as ii land reformer, who ciiino hero recently, announced last evouiiig that bo iiitoudod to make his home In the United States, KNOWS OF NO NEW LOAN New Y,ork,'March 20.-.), V. Morgan, head ot tho biinklns houso of J. P, Morgan & Co., who nj'rlvod hero yesterday from Liverpool, on tho sttinmor Phihidolphla, usBortod that ho Knew of MO now loan to tho aUios boijig contemplated now and thai the reaovivnes created by tho Inst loan woro nofox-haustod, " \' FRENCH LINER'S ESCAPE Washington, March 20,-Alfidavits taken by Collector Malone at New York from tho cautajn and crew ot the fi'rench liner Patria readied tlie state department today, and state that nu attempt to toriiedo the sleiuii-or without warning was made by an iinkaoivn snhmaHne as the .ship was KILIIES' NIGH EATREA SUCCESS Kilties night at the Empress theatre jammed the house (o the doors and ns a result the blind fund of tlio battalion will be enriched by $48.50. 'I'ho regimental band was out and the streets were crowded with soldiers and their trlends. Tonight again the Kilties win have.the thonlre, and in addition to tho pictures the Wostmin-sler junior-cliulr will sing at S.IiO and ii.HO, ol'terlng a patriotic song composed and written In Lethbrldgo. Roy Travel's, formerly of the Pantagos circuit, win alng, as will also Private ,]ackson of the Kiltlos, one of the boat known local entertainers. Tho band will be out again and altogether tho night promises to be a repeater. Entering tbic large departnieutal store of K. ,!. liill and t:o. tliroitgh a rear up'ier window, wliicb had been opened by nieun.-c of a wood ciilael, burglars last nigh; got away with about $1(101) wortii of iiierciiundlse, mostly silks.  Thi; theft was not discovered till this morning when the proprietors (came down town at eiglit o'clock. The burglars were not particular to leave filings so that thtc theft would not be noticed; llie paper coverings from the liolls of silk were torn off and thrown on the Moor, and other goods were thrown round in confusion. Resides Hie silks a iiiiniber of ladles' ready-made coats ami dresses, three gold watches, and numerous other small articles were taken. It Is believed the thieves were supplied wltli a couple of suit cases In easy handling. Hundreds of dollars' worth of silk could thu,is be carried away with little trouble. A peculiar coincidence Is that one uiglit last week Hie store of jDanipbell and Anderson, of Tabor, �was brolten into and every bolt ot silk, in the store, except one, was taken. Mr. Campbell wiis In the city yesterday and told the Herald ot the burglary. Of (course bis stock was not so large but the total amount taken must have been worth over $200. it was tlioiight by the iioliee thai the burglary here might have been tlie work of a Avoman second-story/art-isl, but the print of a very large-^b.eil boot on a kiniona which had been thrown to the Moor cleared up any mystery about a woman burglar. Tills is tho second time in two years that Hill and Co. have been burglarized, the thieves in Uie last attempt which they stored their booty tor having been caught and convicted. ALL EO BIG FIRE SEEK TO GIVE SOLDIERS VOTES Kdinonton, Miirch 18.-In order to jti'st "off Palermi^ ell route tor New I give the soldiers in camp at Calgary York. Tho icaptain and crew estimated the distance at which tlie toriiodo puBBod the vessel's stern at from 100 to UOO feet. ^lAKKETS May wheat .................. 109 July wheat ................. IO91/4 May oats ................... 42^8 May flax .................... 203 WEATHER Hiah .....'................... 64 Low ..................... 37 Forpcait; Partly fair, lower tem-perfiyure,-- with local -sleet lOr snow. tills summer the right lo vote, tho 13d monlon city council is asking the Alberta iBglalaturo to amend their charter in Buoli It way that the soldiers may vote ut all municipal elecUons If they are In Alberta. Amsterdam, via Loiidon, March 21. -The Telegraaf states that the liom-bardmeul of German poaitlons on the Belgian coast Monday by a squadron ot 65 allied aeroplanes, Inijted for several hours. It sa.vs a great fire was observed at Zeebrngge after tho raid over that point. RUSSIAN MINISTER RESIGNS London, March 20,--An Imperial ukase announces the resignation ot Alexi Khvoatoif, Russian minister of the interior, according (o a Router dlspatcli from Potrogrud. I'romier Sturnior Is aaslgnetj tho portfolio, adds the (llspntch, usa'umliig its duties In addltloji to those ot the premier-sJiiii, TWO MORE SUNK I.imdon, .Marcli 20.-The sinking of a neutral and � Hrltisb stuamslilp with loss of one or more lives was announced today. The .N'orweglan steamer Lungelic, JtTl tons, was sunk and lier engineer was killed. Sl>fteen survivors wore rescued. The nrlllah steamer was the Port Dalhousle. Her mute, pilot and live men wero landed, 'i'lie roiiiainiug members ot the crew arc missing. GETS A DECORATION London, March 20,-At uu investuro on Saturday King George decorated with the Royal Red Cross Miss Vivian Tremaiuo, acting matron ot tho IJttuehturs of the Hlmplre Canadian hospital for olUcors, Nj,it'se Trcmaliio was in attondance u.uon his majesty when ho mot with hlB recent; uccidont in I'^rauce, "' GERMANS AGAIN IN ATM NEAR VEROUN Gained No Success-Claim To Take 2,500 French Avoncourt at Paris, March 21-German, forces again made violent attacks In the Verdun section west of the Meuse last night. The war office an-nounced today that the Germans had gained no success except that ; they obtained a slight footing ' southwest of the Malancoiirt wood. 1 East of the Mouse the night was calm. ' ' \ Germans Claim Berlin, via London, March 21.-�' A French position northeast-of Avoncourt was captured by the Germans, who took 2,500 prlson-,c er?, the war office announcotf. 49 08 ;