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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 27, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta ,19 11 Forecast: VOLUME vrn. LETHimiDGE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, MARCH 27, 1915 NUMBER 90 Capture Important Heights and Outflank Enemy who Retire With Loss RUSSIANS CLEAR THE DUKLOW PASS Pctrogiad, March recon- naissances liavo established that the Austrians have withdrawn altogether from the Lupkow Pass in thc Car- pathians. The Russians are now unopposed occupation. There arc signs also that Auslro-Germau armies ate availing themselves ui Llic mountain, roads to draw hack into Hungary, tiie strongest column con- taining Die main trcrman lorec. This is slowly changing the position south of Bcsv.'idas and Koaione. FRENCH CAPTURE HEIGHTS Paris, March 27, via London i) French war office this af- ternoon gave out the following re- port the nijtlit of March 2G-27 thc Germans bombarded Arras. Fire broke out, in Arras but was quickly, extinguished. "The fighting has been going OH at, La Bqissellc under conditions favor- able to thc French. "In the Argonne district in the vi- uinit-y ol. Bagatelle there has bean homh throwing iiom one line to the other.although no infantry attack has place. "After, un -energetic engagement which lasted, for several days the French troops 'were successful in reaching the tup o[ tlartmannsweilci: which they captured from the Ger- French ulsn .made progress on the-northeastern and souiheastfirn. Hanks of ;ttie main-army taking -including several officeii. "The Germans have. abandoned im- portant-war material and left numer- ous dead bodies on these battlefields. "A German aviator dropped several bombs'on the'town of Weiler to the northwest oE -Thaun. Three UUle chil- dren were killed." GERMAN OFFICIAL DARDANUS FORTS NOW SILENCED- LANDING ARMY HAS tEACHED SMYRNA' Lliilti" KuW shells into the forts with ntLUNU ThE UAhDANci-LtiS FuHTS Th great trtect, often from a 12-mile range. Each e 1-yiJj ol' lu-ineh gun Aboard ilit Oieen lOlizabeth. she II costs nbout 55000. She ii; sending Ji5U pound Paris, March 27, a. has (sweeping were upon by Turkish .01 Smyrna ivith transports, now hern pjlnliHslicd that the iorls jfield artillery posted at Kercukcui, I The situation-in the Dardanelles, so al Dardauus have been destroyed the batteries arc snid to have [far as is known, remains unchanged, those at Kilid Hahr seriously damag- i been silenced by llic fire irom 'The Admiralty has vouchsafed no con- ed liy thc opcrat-ions of thc allied battleships [firmation of tlie Tenon lliat Ihe super- Berlin, via The German -geueral stall today gave out the following report fleet in the 1) ur dandles, says a, J-lavas despatch from Athens dated Friday. According to 11 despatch fvoiu Mity-'dreadiiaught, Queen Elizabeth and oth- lenc three British anil, two French er ships, among lliem the battleship Sailing ships engaged In mine warships anchored in the Gulf i Triumph, which recently bombarded Smyrna, have entered llic Sly-alts. Jlcporls from allied sources arc to Che effect tdat German officers are leaving Constantinople, and that the situation in the Ol toman is I ALLIES Situation in Italy Has Reached Breaking Points- Holland Protests .Strongly Against Sinking of Dutch Ship by a German Submarine-- Three German Ships Sunk in Baltic PREMIER ANNOUNCES RAILWAY LEGISLATION McLennan to Peace River Also to Grand Prair- Guarantee on St. Paul de Metis Branch- Premier Will Compel the C. N. R. to Build the Line South From Calgary Edmonton, Alta., .March (Spe- cial.) lion. 3Jr. gives notice that lie will on Tuesday next move "that tliis House do now resolve it- Belt Into committee for the purpose of considering a resolution In respect to the Central. Railway Co., nuth- Qrizlngi.the treasurer to advance to the said railway company, on the security of thc bonds- of- the company and the Ruaranteo o[ the Edmonton, Dim ve- gan t British Columbia Railway Co., out ol arty unappropriated' funds in ins hands, up to an amount uat'exceeil- Ing..llie preseiitr guarantee of the said railway and not exceeding 80 per cent.. of the coat of said road be- :weeh McLcnnRn and Peace River Crossing." Hon. Air. SiCton gives notice .t! at he will on Tuesday next move "that this House do no iv" resolve itself Into com- mittee [or the purpose of considering a resolution amending the Act in. re- Sard to thc guarantee of securities of the branch of the Canadian North- western Kai'jway, from Oliver to St. Paul de Metis, by changing thc am- "Ju thc-Vosgcs the French ycster- ount from to day evening occupied the top ol Hartmannswciler .011 the edge of a heights held by German troops. "French aviators yesterday threw bombs on Bapaumo and Strassburg without doing-any .military damage. Jn BaUsumc-eleven Frenchmen were twenty-two severely killed and wounded. "A French aviator was to come to the ground at a point northwest of. Anas, and we dropped n lew bombs pn Hon. Jfr. Siftcu gives notice that he will on Tuesday next this house do now resolve itself into com- mittee for the purpose of considering a resolution guaranteeing the.securi- ties of a branch line of the Edmontcn, Dunvegan British Columhin" Jlall- ivay, from H point on the. main line thereof, to or through Grande Prairie compelled City, a distance not to exceed GO miles, at per With the'se notices Mr. Sifton today announced the railway legislation fcr "Russian troops who started froiii j the session, ft IB important legisla- rcpul: to Loot. Tilsit have at Laiigz Sargcn and been driven back over'the Jediorupa river. "Several Russian advances between the Augustowo forts and the Vis- tula .have .been, repulsed." Captain Tutte of Salivation Army Leaving the limit ID go ahead with the branch lines in the soulh. There is doubt but that the Macleod branch and Medicine Hat and Hand HiJJs branches will be proceeded with at an early dale. Another important notice was in the name of rhe Provincial Treasurer, who 'will seek an amendment to authorize the increasing of the 'ioan authorized, last year from three to jnii'lfrua. While tlie government has had power to borrow throe millions, no advantage has been taken or It.owing to the con- dition, ol the money market. Alberta's credit at [he top notch Jn the American market, and 3Ir. Mitchell will likely be successful in floating a large-siied tfnder the re- solution he .Is asking for power to raJse four, instead of three, mllltona, if the money IB needed and the mar- ket is favorable. Tho rate of interest will be raised from -H6 to 5 per cent'. (Continued on Page Announcement of New Head of Mounted Police Here- Comes April 1 Superintendent Pcnuyfatlicr of the U. X. M. I'., will tftkc charge of licrii on April 1. Assistant Commissioner J. 0. 'Wilson, who has had charge oi the detachment 1'or several years, and who was promoted .to his present rank.'some weeks ago, will leave about that, dfvl'c. on-leave of ab- sence uciyre assuming his new. office. Supt. Penny father, who comes here frum Macleod, was promoted from the rank of inspector during ..the winter at about the ,'snmc tjnje AssistantiiCommissioner Wil- son-was given his new hirth: Thc new., superintendent had been con- -with the Macfcod detacli- ment for several years and was .on the stall there at the same time-as Inspector Lindsay, now o[ "K" division. Rome, March 26, via Paris, March 27, 5.10 measure pos- j Bible, has been taken by the Italian government preparatory to the bagln- i nlng oi hostilities on the Allies' ilde. j BULGARIA WILL HELP THE ALLIES Rome, March 26, via March 27, 6.45 observers here K i >-v i rr- i thc Balkan eituallon profesi to indications of a gradual tendency on glocmj. but there Is nothing ofiwiiil to thc Dart Qf the government to adopt policy favorable to th. M- snow that the Turlis arc ill'scoiirngcd [ies> !t JB belfevad Bulgaria hopes tg act jointly in that direction with Italy over the outlook. I and Roumania. NEW DISPOSITION" ENEMV TROOPS London, March Russian vic- tory at Przemysl and the uncertain-' ty of thc Italian attitude is already compelling considerable diversion of German and Austrian troops from thq, The garrison afc G-ral-z, and long lines of Dolomite fortilicatiuns around Brendcr Pas. have been increased. Various lines of" railways approaching Italy are now rt'iiising freight trallic, concentrating: upon military work. The Russian advance through the Carpathians and upon Cracow, will, unless decisively checked, necessitate further weakening of the German west re- were visited, together with the pliy- front in order to prevent Hungary; cnihusi- s'csi chemistry and domeslic science being overwhelmed. and are c'asiips- cows, Iiurscs j Dutch Angry at Huns LETHBRIDGE WANTS AGRICULTURE SCHOOL Trip to Claresholm Whcls of the School.Amazes to a Unavoidably Parly Witness- ed Several Judging Contests With Interest The Tragedy of the Princess Fair Sponsor and the Slain Commander Tlie LeMilindgc visitors turned from Claresholm a: astic over what th.v saw, ttuu via London. March 27.-- niore than ever impressed with tnc Many o: the party had .to leave by Members of the Netheilnnds gove'in-'- necessity of having :m agricultural the forenoon train, but Messrs. Mar- uiunt are refraining from any com-; school establishrd in "the irrigation nocli, Oliver, Daniels, .--v Mitchell of ment on the subject of interference, district, here- The visit was. the out- Cunldalv, and titurilcj- (Jprrie.T.tbgeih- wlili thc destruction of Ifciich shipping: leome of "a previous visit by .Messrs, cr with a number by German submarines beyuijd Bay-; Ulainoch and Dunhp.m, oi the Board pupils, stayed behind .loir, ing that requests for. an of Trade to Olds. They wen; so ol the full "program. In. thoYaflernoon have buoii sent "to Germany, V 'struck with what came under their they witnessed .the very--mitresting view to an eventual protest after Ber- j-eyes-there tfciU _ Micy f el t that other sight oi the competition mid lln's rcuJy bits been received, '-Vrj- ;citiz'eris sli'ould have 'the -same oppor- ing ol prizes to ten in. dairyt; minis try. held an j tuniiy' of seuiiitj the .practical results _ milk. Thc prizes were "not '.tlie-: jlfciijil" council'tin's a'ftcrnoou follb'wing a con-, oi the working ol, HIE agricultural trophies for pothuiitcrs, "but were feren'cc bctwacn the marine minister', schools. ...This opportunity came i with utilitarian Four of ihe prize winner's ;uid the chief of the naval Etutf. The; the holdujg of the closiiiK exercises at were awarded jmre h'rcd hciler calves, subjects under discussion were not the.. Claresholm institution. two pure bred hogs; and others re- mndc public. Tt was-a vcrj representative body ceivcd hrcd fowls. The newspapera arc taking a serious, of, Lathbridgc citizens who went down The diplomus for' tlie graduation 'view of tlie situation, owlnff, as they to Clarcsholin, and to paraphrase exercises presented hy Dr. Shutr- put it, to thc repeated "unpleasant Iii- Caesar's hackneyed, but historic, tleworth of Ulackie. Jlr. Jlarnoch cidents." !phrase. "They came, they saw, and spoke, expressing his full j Low Shlpi J were .and there was only of what he had seen; and said that I Stockholoi, Sweden, March 27, via one. opinion among all tlie party, that pupils of Lethbridge were London, 4.05 loss Jn the thc agricultural school was doing present were green witti ftiivjr Baltic of three" German steamers, the splendid and practical work, that it at the iottunate poeition oE (he BavarlH, the Germanift and the Konigs- was a decided boon to thc locality, Claresholm scholars .which has burg, laden with iron ore, is announc- aud if the Lethbridge campaign, of been denied them.'There is only one ed today In the newspaper Social Deui-. "Back to land" was to material- weak spot, remarked'Mr. JIarnbch, in okraten. izc with tlio greatest ultimate good, the excellent arrangements he had The Bavaria went do'wn on March1 then the establishment of an agricul- seen, aud that was that1 no "provision IF, with her entire crew. The cause tural school in this "liistrict, was a [was made for teaching'the boys .coot- of her sinfclne is .not revealed. No de- ling, lie felt thai with the necessity tails of thc destruction of other yea- iclg are given. tion and pregnant with big results for Alborta. The "extension of the line from SfcLennan to Peace River CI'OSB- Ing will servo one of the strategical j points for future development in tills province, and will benefit the .whole province right south to the Jnternn- tiona'i boundary. Peace River- Grose- ing ia regarded as. a coining city of importance, to rank second only, per- haps, to Edmonton and Cnlgary. The road will penetrate.a well settled dis- trict and its completion -is lilcely to see the greatest trek in the history of the west. Thousands have their eyes on the verdant Peace River Valley. The E. D. B.C. ia now In operation Captain lor the past 2G months in charge, oi the .Army here, has received matching; or- d a u leaves on ApnMS for Wood- JourMy in a pullman from Edmonton in as far as McLennan, and within a year baivaiion or lg moiltng Wivrreach thc.Crossing, stock, to take command there. His successor 'has pointed, not been ap- Capt. Tutte .came to Lethbridge in January, 1913, to .take charge, im- mediately oh the opening of thc new citadel. the" time he lias buen in charge .the -work of Ihe Array has prospered and much has been accomplished. Since coming to Can- ada the captain has been stationed at Halifax, Vancouver; Prince Rupert and His removal from this poat .will be sincerely regretted by the mevnhers ol .the 'Army and his; many friends among all classes. During the, two weeks special farewell services will be held, and tho special military services planned for tomorrow will be particularly timely. All soldiers in thc city ate especially invited to attend these unique ser- vices. KINO GEORQE VISITS HARWICH Weirt Admlnl'i Uniform on Brief In- spection Trip :Merch George an jrifgrmal visit -'I'aurg- ntvai station..- the .iindreie-uniform of an odmiral or toe King arrived on a'spoclal train In -si downpour ol tain. 3G hours, which previously took five or six days. Tlie announcement cf the guaran- teeing of the 60 miles from the 15. D. ft B.C. to Grand Prairie .will ie hailed with joy by hundreds of settlers, 'who are prneticElIy mrirooned under pre- sent conditions. Hundreds o[ thous- ands of bushels of wheat nre await- in? an outlet to the market. Tliis sec- tion IE densely settled, and has waited in vain lor years for C.X.R. to ex- tend the'Onaway branch. -I. II AfcAr- tlmr will build the find build It tills coming1 summer. The increase of the guarantee of Hie C.N.R. St. Pan) de Metis branch. Is OUR' more .evidence of-the desire of Premier Sifton to give the sot- tiers a'iong t'ne proposed line accesa to a market. The C.N.R. will now have no sense for not going ahead with the road at once. The construction of.the or lines 'ivlll save for Alberta, Hie rich Lrade qf-lhia district. Vancouver and Prince' Rupert have hucBry" ej'pB 'on the territory. The B.C. government have made a move-towards corralling it, but -Mr. Slfton lias checltnialed hny such'move, and toll trade .Is saved to fueh big wb'oleetlfl cenUes RE In addition to ihic" work.. Ihe govern- ment intends jjrciiing the to sine qua Jion. the necessity- Hon. Duncan Afarshall was unavoid- forced on men of a ably absent at Claresholm, and he edije of cookery 'essential. Even was represented by-1-1.'Craig, Super- intendent; of Demtmstnilion" Farms. In conference with him Mr. JIarnoch suhmiftsd vlio 'chiims of the Leth- bridge district for an agricultural school. In this the President of thc tion when they got married-the necessity arise iur sick-room cooking in German Air Paria, Ifarch 27, via Calais and Dunkirk were visited hy-, ciise oi the indisposition 61 their German aeroplanes this morning, .but wives. Simple and sick-room cooking, j neither town was damaged. Six1 bombs lie considered, essentials in the thrown on Dunkirk and one 014 Hoard o'f Trade', was supported by .Mayor Ilarriic.. Judcc Jackson and S. ,1. Shepherd...Mr.. Oraie, promised to bring: the rcpresc.nta.iionE before notice of Hon. Duncan Marshall the j 'A fhoroijgh" inspection of the agri- cultural school ivas' -made .by thc party; the hliicksmiths', carpenters', milk seed- lesting-- departments, tne district. of western boys.. Mr. Marnoch's renjarks ucrc met- 'general .ap- proval. Farmers of LetUUrjdge-district present expressed their intention, of sending their sons to thc agricultural school should it be .established -'in Lcthhridgc, and Atcrc; full 61 .the iic- cessity of having one. instituted IE JpJ .1 Supplementary Estimates Arc Down Today Inc udmg 'Re.ief Calais. Prisoners at Fort McNicol Learn English thc sonov; of tlie j crew Hhal 'they Ottawa, Orst-., Ula'rcli Vf. T. While .this tabled in mates'lotalfirig S-l.SfiJ.Sil. Of this amount. is chargeable to had not hceii tlie. lucky to capi- cate the ficniian-'-Ttiid'er "prcscin" r f sunk oft Hobinsijn Crusoe's Island by is for unprovided ithc Glasgolv_ ,Jlll; very, irw Hhew How had (iovcr-r the MllL 1 OjJO Hillcresl, and JGfB06 for. the Unlop Lile.Iusuii Prisoners at the mteihinent camp, in Henderson Park have class, for learning English, This is presided over by a German, who with upturned moustache and supercilious smile, chalk in hand, and blackboard at the rear, instructs the-, enemy in the "hated" language. The class ten Austriaus, two Germans, and-three Turks. In front of each book, in large print, containing single syllables .such as etc. While the.Herald representative was present the pro- fessor'1 was explaining to his cosmo-, pqlitan class the intricacies ol the English tenses. enouRh he chose the verb "run Bemp prison When DriEish 'iruiser ws and enemies .the word was con- into Esjui- iz M past of i-iun inslt a ten- Newcastle Travelled; M: _. r .L'v n'.- to GeHhe Raider-- Was This rclurp stpwa bit Hoya] Pricpess Pitricli, Colonel Farquhar, -w-bo at the time was militiry the of ConQauvht This pofilllon he resigned on the outhrsak of war lo command Ihe regiment Vhlc-li; horp llio Prineoss' nRme. lip Hie ihird. member of Ihe Govcrnor- licncrars Household Ui be killed al .llic TronL" rauch the in UK Kailwjiiv round tin .world and _____ ____ ;tho boys on b'oird '.tnyied the the. Glasgow. gen'tlnaan of a letter irom 'a'ifneitd 'a captain in IJw Bfifoli army. Instructor. "You SR pointing to a mystified1 Turk He "You went on the profeseot: Nobody seemed to know, and with a triumphant smile, and a flourish pf the chalk, the teacher irrote on. the blackboard It was1 a pretty difficult task which the German "rofessor had before him, and his pupils were not over sharp but he certainly expended a "rood, deal of energy in trying to make theni grasp, tlie rudiments oi me unkul turert" tongue. -Mere Alfalfa ChirltE "Alfalta'V'Kine his purchas- ed wiplhcr'quarter section Jn Ihe Iron will bn seeded to aifalfu at tlie cavilusl possible dale, but he bridge realty and is well known here This captain' slates that he is on the stiff ol the OOicv CoiDmiDdini ol British- force di iQilons .moving igauitt ttrt midu elles." Tiiii would indicate land opefatioBs. against will .assume greater than dispute-lies U date ;