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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 22, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta MARKETS May wheat.............. October wheat........... May oats 64% Forecast: Fine and VOLUME VIII. LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA, MONDAY, MAKCH 22, 1915 NUM11ER 85 ITALY AND AUSTRIA ASSUME FIGHTING ATTITUDE AUSTRIA TROOPS AT TRIESTE READY TO MEET AN ITALIAN INAVSION Indications arejhat War Will Break Be- tween these Two Nation in Very Few and Germans Leav- ing Reserves Called Up Vienna, via Paris, March is; reported at Trieste that troops, well equipped Gentian contingents and artillery, will be concentrated there within a lew days. A majority of the wealthier Italians already have left the city. A food shortage has become apparent, especially in meat. The admiralty states that steps arc AUSTRIANS AND GERMANS WARNED TO LEAVE ITALY Rome, March 22. German and Aus- trian subjects have been advised by the coniult of their respective govern- ment! to leave Italy within the snort- erf time, AUSJRIANS IN DARK REGARDING ITALY Vcni'ct, via' March 22.-rrT.he _ Auajrilti- censor.' hat forbidden the newipaperft to make any comments on between, Italy and, Auitria. Consequently. Austrian subjects are said to :b'e "completely 'in'' gardlng the international situation. RESERVES .CALLED TO CQLOflS Rome, JIarch 19, via Paris, March The official mili- tary journal today published der recalling under or- the colors until being taken to deal with the mines, but experts warn the public tlint so long as the Turks have mines to set free in the strong current which rush- es through (lie straits t-iic ships will be exposed to this danger. The direc- tion currents "is known, .of couisc; but with a hig fleet operating some of the "ships must enter the area thus mined ami lying across ihe straits to offer a large targefc'tq flnating-leipldsives. SITUATION- -GRATE'-TO KAISER The 'intentions as to the landing oi a, force arc closely'guarded, hut it is known that an army of considerable size is ready to aUacfc the Turkish forces along the Dardanelles when the admirals ad rise thac-tlic moment has arrived. Art Amsterdam dispatch to Llie EK- Of Italy, whose Iraons wi'i'I likely he righting their ancient enemies the Aus- trians before the end of the week Pressure on Germany's Bread Basket Taking Leaf Out of Bellevi'le's Reductions Confirmed !j.C. Record for Ear.y is General This Week COMMERCE COUNCIL FAILS TO Important Railway Centre in Eastern War Zone Taken at Austro-German Loss, Men-Austrian Car- pathian Campaign Overthrown I'clrosrad, March 22 (via London) was announced officially this morning that the Ga- lician fortress 'of has surrendered to the Russians today. Przemysl, on the line 'ftetu'een Lemljerg and Cracow, jg tlic Ga- lician [unrest lias been .invested since last A'ovember. Its. fall will release a fargci Russian army, i ivlnch l probably direct ltd energies against Cracow. Cries of "Shame" When Deputy .Concludes Speech Scoring Burning of' VTiiiage Lik MAKES A PROTEST i GOO acres before he sets through. Sev- the illuminated texts display-J Pfhprs._ have sCarted operations, ed on cottage walls, to act as guides, December 31 all reserve officers horn between tlie years 1882 and 1S87. London, March by loss of-the battleships Bouvet, j Berlin yesterday, when the Darrtan- anil Irresistible, the allies are ellcs situation discussed, going ahead with-their attempt to interview which appeared in force the Dardanelles, confident that the Berlin papers Djavid Bey intimat- success nill attend "their efforts. eil that the emperor was much con- On their part the Turks express cernei' about tllc possible [ale ot Con- ronfidcncc that Llie forts mines in the straits will be able keep 'out. the ships of the allies. ..imiieraara aispancn w we philosophers and friends, lUere lay I on the couicil tank, at irt stantinople, not only because of the tremendous poliiical consequences would result, but also on ac- The; Kicncb battleship Ucnri IV. and llic British battleships Queen ynd Implacable'already aie on their way lo the casi to replace thc sliips sunk hy tlie mines and those ships ivcre damaged are undergoing repairs on tbe apot. Thus, within a tew days at the-latest, the-fleet will be as formidable as ever, while the Russian Black sea squadron is believed to be ready to co-operate. KEEP TU'HKS FROM REPAIRS Except in the case of the Bouvet, of whose crciv only we're saved, 'the casualties suffered in the ttardnicut. of Tliursday arc said to he Tight. The British admiralty tonight published the losses among the offic- ers on the Irresistible and although ihe ship was sunk and the crew had ;to be transferred under a hot fire the list' contains the names of only four officers killed and one severely wound- ed. ihe fleet re-entered thc ready done. count of the "prestige which the iorc- ing of the Dardanelles would bring lo Odesssi. Tlie einpcuot is quo Led as saying "We can not allow Oilesba to he- come another Hamburg." House Rushing Business to Wind of the city, of Dcllct'i'Ilc, Ont. AK a paragon of internal municipal econ- omy thc statement ivould he hard .to beat, for it showed that that city i had been run on S201.5-lfi.70, leaving a surplus from revenues of As a practical example of the "irreducible the. showing tickled'tlic palates oi the) mayor and commissioners, and their brains set ivuiking to evolve ways and means For bringing Leth- uridge to the same happy position. "t.ie military to Germanize and net week fHrmers generally in this ritory, from Mine district be at work on the land. The distribution of seed-grain is al- riicst completed here, and at present the farmers are busy bauiing out their supplies of feed anil hay. HORRIBLE who protcsLCda administration ti-sinB'6tar 'u] f 'he teriid -n.' to ih However, it was sensed that Belle- ville was an older city than Lcth'__ bridge with debentures paid for, and j there were many things which, though approved of by the burgesses of Belle- ville, might not he appreciated by the citizens of ..Lethhridge, who are fas- tidiously inclined. Drastic economics could not he forced nn. all at once, the process has to be gradual. This is .how tlie commissioners figured jit, J and it is a case of foiling the pulse I of the people as to how far they will March is practical-' submit to what may appear incon- of Com-: venicnces which economies must ne- Wamer. Alta., March London, March wild scene gone.Err.in tlie imihe- occurred in the German teichsias .diate vicinity ,of and last tcrrtay during tlie second reading of farmers started opera- budget, according to a Berlin tions. LeffingweH- and h'gpn- have telegram receded Ity neuter's Tele- started harrowing: H. Solce- has gram agency-by way of Amsterdam, started harrowing- and discing, and ,J. tumult" was aroused liy a sjjccch C- Peterson has already started' to delivered hy. George n so- seed." aiid enncis to 1mvp, in close to riepiit ti QIIE of French tcr- .jiris.-s on the iiurb of Alsace-Lorraine a (taoiiru for Krcncli rule." The st-ilcu-icnt Was rr.-eivr-d wit'1 an outijiii.st on i c .iait uf tiiK deputies, some meinbcr.s sht.utinj; ahout the party oi I.EACC 1n HEJMUSALS. PROTESTED Continuing Merc Ledebour said ''I 'indorse everything said in praise of "our hrsivc troops and thcit com- manders, but in1 political performanc- es' the 'imlit.ir.y "authorities are not up to date. 1 am horiilicd to learn ihat for every German village uy Llie Russians, three Russian villages i shall he burned.1' I "This is shouted Dr. 'Carl" socialist Was Forlorn Hope London, March great- icinn fortress of Przemysl, which the Auslrians liatl so 'staunchly defended I since the early days of fell into Llie hands of the Russian be- siegers tins morning.' The last of'f hi improvised Held' fortifications- were captured some days'ago; and tliejfinal th c d soldiecs acL ci the Ijegan fc- cioae of tlie lie.command- t unc dolilierjitelv- exiienued'h'is.reaerv'e -mio garrison of I'rzeinysl that attempted to storm the positions ot the Rus- sian's besiegers. It is known.that the recent savaec attacks by the Germans south o[ Przemysl not attempts to re- lieve thu busiegcd' fortress. Their pur- to divert the Russian Dukla ,and Lukow pose was troops from thc nilio and sent the bulk of tue same reason the became suddenly munition xccklcst itdment of irogress -iu unwary. For' ,t Przeniysl Karris cutting its way besiegers. Austrians-Captured r i Dcielopments in Poland recfintly With Hie strong Russian line tightly are vcry satisfactory. The Germans jdra'-vn around the fortress the effort a large amount of war muni- hopeless from the lions ilicluiling'enough guns to Angfrla'ns fell into the an entire corps. FRENCH OB'FICIAL Paris, March 22, via London, 3.-IO p. oiricial statement given out today by thc French war i of th? lo tied hack have b.- tnc jrrcncb war "de- en into the hands, of Eflc nartmcnt savs Tliu gnrrisan originally thc Qf Arrof at Notre nninhered GO.OOO. to. "but DamQ Dc LorettCi a German counter sorllug and she'Ja must hnve con- aUacfc OIl yaturday evening depriwd. sidDrol.io number of thousands from us SQmc scctions Oj. trenches. We re-; that total. captured tliem yesterday. The ue8iasiii.-variny.ia said tQ num- MAI La Dcrchcno north-east of Al- ber about officers and men. the WINNIPEG Teamster ;Culs Throat of His Mrs. Hutchison, and Then Suicides This [orce will 'now- march on snong Aiistrmn.rortreBB of Cracow 125 miles to ihef eaat.-of Przemysl, it 5 miles to ihef eaa.-o rzemys, i the jb Iotm.e ins the anncunced of, ..Dljri Sun fa tlie Russian forces to reduce the an- minc warfare continurs. 'Alter havfng up one ol the enemies' ]Ier- ie occupied the greater part- .P _ nday IWmi received Polish caplla'i as speedily as aboufc 50fasncUs. GEH3IAN REVERSES "In the Argonne we inflicted two' serious reverses on the enemy. Near. Ottawa Y certain that the House third reading. mons with morning.and Saturday sitj jceS5arny imply. _ I tings, commencing this, is in a of position to wind up. its business this jance is already within 55 per cent, oi side of Easter. Apart from, the for-j them, and if further economy can he ma I passage of two bills, one dealing effected on the provided for straits but owing to tlic with tlic tariff changes" and the oth-! the purpose it will be done. Belle- unfavorable weather the bombard- cr with the direct taxation propos- i ville, ifi may he said, only spunt JCOD ment oi the day. before was not re- .tls, the budget has been diiposcd.of. 'on parks while the school expendi- and probably the only object The date on'Vliich the direct" taves ture is against in. of the warships was to prevent the! will come into force, will be put into .Lcthbridge. Turks from repairing tlic damage al- -tlie latter bill ft is given a I REVISION COURT The court of revision will he held at 2 n- m. on .Monday, April 19th. SALARIES ADJUSTED The request of 'Miss Dainty of the. Detention Home that her salary be out down to a month, and thatj of the maid increased by to a month was granted. Thc saving pre- viously effected thus remaining the POLICE FORCE REDUCTION Thc. recommendations of the Police Commission as to reduction of salar- ies were adopted, the same to take effect from April Impressive Military Funeral Held Today Over Remains of the Late Private John Hill Winnipeg, March Mary. Jane Hutchiaori, widow of Joseph Hutchison, wan-murdered at 6.30 this morninq in a small wood office on Lonan avenue by Jack Lesky, who was employed by the woman as a teamster in coal and wood business which she conducted. Lesky then suicided by, cutting hie throat with the same razor with which he had ended the life of the woman. The woman was the office early this morning. Lesky arrived, it is Bald that a quarrel took place, and that he drew a razor from pceket and slashed her threat. She in a few minutes, Lesky then cut hit own throat) and was dead when police arrived. The dead woman's husband died about a year ago; since then she had carried on the wood business. Mrs.-Hutchison was about 27 years.old and had two children, The. woman's head was nearly severed from her body. thrown. HUNGARY BEING INVADED The Slavs' have, blows in the Lukoyf, aptl crushing .Pass regions, having riddleti- portions ot of ahout 250, yards. After .some hand-to-hand fichting our assailants were hurled hack despite the'arrival- (Continued nn page irfc 111 ;at thc but at the Poles anil j Lithuanians, on whose co-operation j we must count." This -statement- resulted in a rc- disturbance and cries of "fin- the deputies springing from j their seats and excitedly shouting for j oTL'er ;'-thi! vice-president of the house i in the meantime having declared that! i criticism, of tbe army administration riot permissable. GERMANY SHOULD SHIELD Encouraged by 'members of his own party, ivJip slioiilcd, "Speak np in the name of: your Herr Lcdebour "Tlic German policy liiust he such that these people will src n Cip.rmany a shield to and a safeguard of their ircedom. As a socialist and as a Gur- Mrs. So.uth, .hay Black to get some dry-straw. "As man patriot, I believe I ought to em- has received the following letter from we were coming back a sniper fired, ek now in the two shots at UB, and I tell you .they. Gun Go into Action Tells the Story phasize this. I have done this in the her son. Joc interest'ot my' Beloved fatherland and trenches, it Is dated February (of Europe. comes from France, .Machine Gun Sec- GOLD MINING SUSPENDED REGULATIONS FOR ONI Heir Lcdebour .'concluded his speech tion, 10th nattalictt: the face oi loud opposition cries o.f "shame." JUSTIFIES RETALIATION .Tlic. leaders of. the various parties protested against, thc remarks made by. Deputy Lcdebour, Major Ernsi "I received your'.-ljM.t.cf IKiB mprning and the Lethhridge I very pleased IAd'ni "1 Ottawa, Ont. March view of Bassermahn, a naiional Liberal mem- ,lcon said A just back from (irlht. line. BO I have had my lirstrdbse: -We 'left Tor in were pretty Afterwards Clyde and I got orders to BO 1'or some cart- ridges. As we were coming back the Germans shot sOme starlights, which lit the country around. At the sumo time two- snipers fired at. ua. I could hear (he bullets 'whiz over my head. "The trenches are very muddy In bile's Places; the mud Is ankle deep in some participated. Prcccdinp I he rss WAS carried on a; gun ramagr., a RlimK mcii ;md v [This was the Jirsl; death o.r soldici.s from .training at thc ca" i! any 'The wfed question, the dealing ca.lHns upon Ihe novornment to tabu wliilp ini which is oii trili- by' the J.lnimcdialc 'aleps lo Intoni nil alien .Cahaila. 1 (Continued on Page cueiulcs'.lh thc iiorth couulry. i-P lio hindered by tbo of the people. (Contiiuicrl -on given our dug'oiitjn Ihe Irehchito all right.' Now'I mutt end elccn in. mfiie all we are.jirlowed lo write wet, so wefll to a.hearuy J Tklt to' ;