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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 27, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, MARCH 27, 1117 TIIR DAILY- r.E NINK nrilisli liospiliil sliii> Austin-ins, WHS lorpcdncd willmnl warning, il wns ofliclnlly announced (oiliiy. Tliirly-onc [ici'.sotis were killed iinil hvclvc lire missing. The (icrniiin ncliuir'ally yesterday nnnoiinccd the sinking of llic Asluriiis. Drouth and Locust Plague Have Destroyed Crops and Brought Disaster. Ottawa, JUrcIi tlio Arsen OPEN S. May War, Or r An -Acliiul Declaration, or Merely Caution. NEEDOF BETTER MILADI PHONE 1224 airs. V. A. LIUlo has Shelter and Wnler Needed For cary to visit Mra. J. Losses in Montana. "I paid [55 for ono load of a syJJ J. L, Peacock '.vho returncii from tho border siato last lirluglng In 2500 breeding CIVCB for Ihe ranges of Sou th- em AiLcrta, Mr, Peacock UIQ Btorlcs o[ hardships which Ihc ranchers of Montana, aro unilcr Ibis (lilllrcn left (Jue, Mrs, II. irnlght and JJeut. Lcvcrclt DeVelH-r KpcnJ- Ing a few days with liEs jiarciiLa, Sen- ator and DbVcber. .Mr, and .Mra, Gordon Oar havt arrived In Ihc city from UegLiia and will tuke up their rcalfU-iiffi here. Tho G; I. A, will mctt for Red _ lgna of spring In; Cross Sowing tomorrow ancrnuon al Montana aro few, especially In the 2.30 al the homo ot .Mrs. MacLeod, Dillon anJ New Glasgow districts ;3io 7lli Avc. A. South. whero there arc two feel of snow oil i In innny ranges. Tlio Anclr-nt Order of F'oroslors arc Blr. Peacock Instances the caae ot issuing Invitations to a on onu rauclicr with (J200 Ihree year old E'jster Monday Washington, liar, 27. President WIlEoi was represented today as still having an open ininil on exuclly what etopa ho will rcconimeml lo conjjresn when H rticclR En special session next Ihny arc dylns off at Lliu ralo ol Week, although tho preponileraucc of 40 or CO a day. Lack of feed, the! April 4lli In Ihc which, u'cnl Into the winter K, hall. Invitations may be secured In Kood thapc. Ho lisa only 1700 left, by jihonfiiK 17'J2 or 1S05 line HopubHc, one of the whcal Is that lie should ask ninno covcrcil wllh BIIOW anil no elcns Aid producing countries, is threatened wllli famine owlne lo drouth and a plague of ItrCualB In llio eoniowJiat ftlnrtllug BlatcinenL ranrlo hy (i. Mai- Ictt OL" Valparaiso. Chile, In a com- munication' to Iho tleparlmcnlor trade ic report of the local Travellers' work given at the Travellers last ai the Y. The lea lo bo given by senior mission ha nil of Knox church has been postponed till fuithcr notice. V A meeting of tho Daughters an') Mnl'ls of Knfc'lad will be held In tho H. 0. 1C. hall on j al eight o'clock. Initiation. Tho Alexander Gait Chapter. I. O. D. K., win servo lea at. Die llii'lson'j Hay loa, room tomorrow afternoon. I Tho Women's Missionary Society of. St. Andrew's Church will meet on atLornoon at ihrco o'clock at the Ironic of MM. Gordon floss, 3rd Avenue- North. Corporal Fred Downer ami Private 1'irtinan, u'lio arc taking Irpalinpir '.it Convalescent Home Calgary, aro in the city for a days, the uuesta of Mr. and Mra. V. Downer. Pie, Pulman, who was wounded last September, wan a member ot Ihci staff of Iho lloyal Dank In ihls city licforc for a declaration Hint a of war of ajirfng have disheartened many exists hctwccn the United Stales and ranchers hi tho atalc lo the Eoulli M. C. A. hy MIES Cameron was most enlisting with the S2nd Battalion. Germany. (Northern Montana Is In belter shape. HIM gave a Prior lo Iho cabinet mcellng atlb-' in illslrkts ttie nvcragc losa lo the uienibei-R o[ Uic various soc-1 At the meeting of SI, i sures were discussed, Senator Ilitcli- cmil coiiinierce. TIio ]iai Cock member of the JorcJfn Hucccedctl In surviving -u lorrlhle COniinlHcc, ell- Urn report -soys, liecii} uatlon with tbc [Jrcsldont. Afterward Cleaned out.byTin Invading army outlined Iho fallowing Iliree which tlctalla of preparfdness mea-! wlH bo 23 per cent. "IJundreJn c'f uicniliei-fi ol HIP Ic-ilcs there varioii Mri soc-' Clias, At the meeting of St. Christian Knduavor Society In the locusts, Iho-llko of which lins never been Disaster In Sight Mr. Mallet quotes La blpoeh, a. Chil- ean newspaper, as staling thai rapid 1 energetic Intervention ot Ihe gov ernraonl la Imperative- In order to avoid general disaster. Ho says lhat i Ducnoa Ayrca, Entrc nloa, Santa Kc, Cordoba nnU San Luis cornea tie alarming news of thousands of homes Ihreolcned wllh misery. Drouth of LocuslG Tn tho north of ihc province of been the victims ot the droulh, Ducnos Ayres afirlcnlturlBls hfivf ]ilnguc of locusts and a tiosl ol minor Bcourgca which follow In Lhclr train. Here Ihc fnrmera have sown -.vheat anil have Tailed; coiillnuinij the si rug-' glee have planted maize and loat, re-1 liealcd Ihc operatloia and the crops havo dried up or been eaten by locusts. South of Santa Fc, aflcr tho almost total loss of the wheat and flax, thn disaster lias been crowned iviUi tho total loas of the maize. Crops are Lost The south ot Cordoba has been es- pecially afflicted hy the droulh, Iho IfRp of which has never been known there. The crops arc reported to bo wholly and completely lest In Iho en- tire zone. panic. Is raging'In HIo I'J'CuarLo Tivhero the starving'cattle can- not, be sold at any prlce. The Irade ivJnds have carried Ihe is a ivl storm a inbnd. converting miles nnd miles of fertile lands into hope- less wastes. Here, to quote the words of Rnother correspond on I. "the mor- tality IB enormous and '.he misery In- doscrlbablc." "Anolher report from Buenos Elfles liiat over fifty per cent, of the cfiHre maize crop of-ArRentlna. IB con- Eldercd irretrievably loat. which he open to Ihousanda of sheep have been lost In 'McKlllop gave a very helpful Ulk un 'clmrch last iifelil. a mosl Inspiring nd .Montana this itlnlcr." Mr. Peacock airongly urges that Hie n nppris of Iho work, 'lln? chainuim tlresa was of Iho Travellers' Aid out-} Marsh, of given by the Rev. What Dominion government should take lined a systum of rural to-opciailnn letters C. E. stand for. Consecrated slcpa to provide slicltcr nnd water 011 which Is beinR tbrousli-1 Enthusiasm. Community Uliort, hul tbo duarantlne grounds al Coutts lo out Alberta fcy Proviiu-ial W. 0.: above nil, Chrlslllke Kxamplca wore some of the European countries. [visitors present. congress: facilitate the Importation of sheep T. U, She also Rave a short rr-port of'some of the points Illustrated. Mr. 1'assaee of a resolution 'endorsing j [rorn Of the line. Ho IB holding Travellers' AW Work ilouc In ihc Marsh Is a Christian Kndcnvnr wovk- cpR already taken hy Ihe president) M3 new hand on Ihe tiuarnnllne United States and Canada ami told oiler of much experience, and hit lo place the United States In a stale. Kl-0mid now under conditions of the a moxemcnt now on fool to1 unity all I dress ivas greatly appreciated th of armed neutmUly anil adverse character. Travellers' AM work lln America and Mrcc number of voung people an. further preparedness moves. Adoption or a resolution declaring' thai o elate of war exists the Unite J States aiui (lie Rdopllon of u declaration, of war agaiast Germany. Senntor Hitchcock salu there ivas undoubtedly a Fentlmcnl' In" the west for taking the first of the three In- stead of (Joclariag thnt a elate of war London, Mar. loss of merchant vessels amounting to' more than, tons thus far In March have from the war measures a1 the central pow- Lord 'Charles Beresford said In the house 01 Jcrrfs tcday. II. C. Hanky's Invention Pre venls of Blood and is Very Successful. C. Harvey, who lias made him- self kuown from ono end ol Canada to the other, as the leading sheep ra'nch of the Dominion, has Invented a docking machine ivhich should he BILL 10 BE MUNITIONS FACTORV EXPLOSION London, muni- tions factory explosion occur- red in Ihe north of England to- day. It was officially anjjounc- cil (Ills atlernoDi. The explo- sion uras due lo un accident, No serious damage wna done. One person Was killed and nine persons were Injured. orn. Wednesday M l eciais At the "Bay" Store from 9 to 12 a.m. Practice Economy by Shopping Early 138 YARDS FANCY CHECKED CRKPI5 1'OK KTMONAH AND HACQUKS 27 InclicB wide. Regular ZOc. Limit 7 j-ards lo one customer. Xo phono orders. WPdnr-sday morning, yard i PAIKS FINK LACK In ecru sliLidc. 3S and 40 Inches wide, yards HcguJar lo fl-25 pair. Morning sjiQclal, palp' 2-1 ONLY, LADIES' JAP SILK WAISTS In white only. Fine quality silk and comcn in all sizes. Morning special 1 I MKN'S.KIIAKT HANDKERCHIEFS neBular 2 lor 35c. Mornine special Will Introduced by Alberta Government u( Ncxl Session. Edmonton, March1'27.-Ml ivas def- initely announced at'lhe sitting of Ihc private bills comniltllce of Hie legis- iccn hy every sheepman in the coun- laturc this mornlns flhaL-In accord- try. IL Is In use nl his lambing camp RnCQ wm, at the ]usl of the fair grounds, and was last meeting of the committee a inoij- vlallcil (his morning Iiy a Herald c! insurance art would he drafted for reporter who can vouch for the submission lo the 'next session of efficiency of (do tm-onlian. ;the The inten Ordinarily when lambs arc docked tton Is Lo arrive at-tinirbrmUy in re the losa in the flock due lo loss of i0 poivcrs1 --conferred upon blood la considerable, anil with sheep companies when they are being in- at tlietr present high prices, oacli eorpar.-iled ami at thc'anma time pro SIRE FIGHI Clevfilfind. O., Mar. men London, the of. ftdvorso weaUior Inlcgraphs Heutcr's cor- ai British army licadriiiar- lors in I'ranco. "tlierc was consider- activity during Itic laiL 24 liours. lamb loat In this manner means a lot' vent the of lime llial occurs The taking of I.agnlcourt straightens of money- Sir. Ilarvoy. to overcome; every session in considering n hill or our line between nnd Crol- this loss in his hlcoiled sheep from: this description. As an liiea of thf sellcs sector wbich the Ocrmans coi- IWs cause, inventei) a clocking ma-' feeling of the committee in relation tinuc to dispute more vigorously than chine which cauterizes the so to what Is sought In the hills bclnr elECwhere. "Our cavalry yesterday Ibal tn llic niaiority oE cases there ts promoter! il should uc mentioned that captured Ihe village ol Equancourt, not the loss of even a drop of Wood. nno 0{ measures under consiil- lnc Torlille river, on which (lie Dy means of nn ordinary gasolinr. eration a clause giving Iho director-: enemy at one time expected to make blow torch, one blade ot a large pair power to make regulations wilh re a stand, but ivliicii we now'arc well ot Lome made shenrs Is hcateil reil Ean] (0 Uie [orteiture of stock lor across. hot. When Ihe lamh Is dockcrl ihl: non-payment was cut. out, it were killed arm a third WES T.'C'Jstleu jhnt blnde scars the wound. There is v-as asked by T. Jr. Tweeilio, "should In a revolver battle in the street al no ]OSs of blood nor loss of strength JQO men be deprived ot stock hy five j Woodland avenue and TCast 20lh street I jn the lambs, so that their growth Is directors Mr Twcc-He declared that Or mne men par- jin no way slunlcd hy the- operation. no ihaUri-irieG company should be al- So successful Is the iuvenllon thai lowed to to do business before Mr. Harvey will use il ihfs year on the maximum amount allowed by UK his whole lamb crop which promises' had been subscribed ari'l Hon. tuls morning. In the hallle and about twen- ty shots were fired. The police lie- llcve the fight resulted from a gamb- ling quarrel. Thcr also took the village of LongavosncE, Ilia possession of wlilcli greatly imurovcd our line between Itoisel a .id Nurlu. The wcallier con- tinues CHILDREN'S TAN COLORED ONE STRAP-SLIPPEIfS. Willi ft nenL liuckle. Wide tilline. A very smart 1 CQ dress slipper. Pair 1 Special Bargains for Wednes- day in Grocery Department 25c OF QUALITY 98 pound t AA Special, ptr saclt..... 'l.iFU Besl QuaLlty Salmon. 1 Ib. tins. Special, ptr tin Fancy Florida Crape Fruit. Regular 15c. Special Z for Fancy Florida Grape Fruit. Reg- ular 2 for 25c. -l A Special, each IvC 25c 25c Loaf Suqar. Special 3 Ifas." for Ginger Bread Molasses, In 5 Ih. tins. Special A C Each .'Fresh Ground Coffee. Per Ib. 35c, 4Qc and !.Snider's Pork and'Bears in to- :-mnlQ sauce. Special Per Watkins' Best Coffee. Qrt Special, 2 tins......... "UC 50c Hudson s Bay Co. Uerlin, Cermaa troops made an attack yea- terdar'on Russian iioalllona aonlheast of Baraoovlclil. The vnr oirice an- nounces that they captured HueBlan roslllons on the west Lank of the' Shara, capturhg more than 300 Hue- sCnhs, four maphlnc guns and EOVCQ mihcithrowers. nuasian atlacfes west ol Lutab. R'nd near Braezany were re- pulsed. v BREWERY'CLOSES To overcome the dirf lenities ot navlgaOort Li the Kara- sea, tho Hua- a Inn governnicnl has established Iliree wireless slntjons Hia resacla of Ice conditions. Inform Toronto, to the fact thai the business was being run al R loss ot a -month since {be Ontario temperance act went Into cf- fed In September. 1DIS, the Copclaml Drcwcry company their "doors. The business, plant, elc., ivas val- ued at a rnllUQn doHars. [L ivas Ihc scconJ Jargtst brewery In Toronto. I I A nnouncement I beg to announce to the Ladles of Lethbrldge that I have tak- en over the BIG ELECTRIC VACUUM CLEANING MACHINE that been optrated In this city (or the past two years by the Roy Erectric Co-, and (hat on and afier April 2nd, I Intend lo devote' my whole time to this business. I have put this machine to vigorous tests and am satisfied that It will clean the dirtiest carpets perfectly and bring them back to. look M If you have not tried (his method of cleaning ask your Friends who nave or let me demonstrate, to you. My charges will be moderate and I do my work In yaur own house without any dust or bother. If you live In a block, 1 will call and get your rugs and return them within 2-1 hours. All, work Is guaranteed. Yourj for service, WILL HAYTKR 1101 Eleventh Street South. you arc In a hurry and cannot wait till April 2nd I will arrange lo do your work before thai dale. o exceed the mark. i J. K. Doyle was of thn view lhat fifty per cent, of tho money subscribed should be paid in cash. lim. C. It. MiLchell said he of one com- pany n-iUi a niiHion11 dollars.-30 per ccnl. of which paid iu cash. j IL was the opinion "of 'ine com.'iiiUee Lthat companies should be fiermittcd I to orpr.nJze ivhen a ftTCfl mfnlniuin _________ amount had been aubsrriLed and Lhat -fiftenTards they should he subject tr- Will hslilblish UctmitC the provisions of Uifi general Insur- ance net of the province. The bills before the, committee this morning wore- lhe Merchants' and Trailers Assurance, company and tho Farmers' Flro and. Hall Insurance Co., the lat-' TIME TO RELEASE IT There fs In UIQ community today an amount oT right conviction which, if it were act free Into aclion complete release from moral cowanl i ice, would he felt throughout Ihe Brooks. The Bolivian congrCFs has passed a. bill, ivlilch the president JIBS tip- proved, providing lor the conscrva- ion of IhaL com try's resources of coal, petroleum and sulphur. ucncics for East and West Halves of City. Edmonton, March nt? When the 7Slh Depot Battery secur- ed 12 men from the Alberta Univcra- Uy last week, (ho figures for Ihc total number of artillery men, recruited through Lelhbrirtge for the province since Iho war started tho 700 mark. This Is considerably more lhan the strength ot a brfgarte. The 7Sth Depot which .wns left with only 30 men when the last draft went away, has nbout SO WANT INCREASE IN STATES TOO Washington, D. C., Mar. 27, of the south and southwest today joined the eastern and western lines in requesting the interstate coin- mcrcc commission to amend. Us rules so as lo permit n gen- eral advance In freight rales. Uerlin, 3Iorch on the ilrengtli at Henderson Park. The occupation by entente iroojia of HcrmJUng lor this unit has hccn the French town ol fiolsel after rc- fnlrly brisk. A couple of men ani Le- pealed cECortn, la announced liy Ihe Ing secured every in W8r uUco. In the forest between Olse Vhllc. Kdmonlon Is senrtlng down and Coucy-Lc-Chaleau, German quilo n number. gavo away to avoid belnj; oulMnnkcd. Lieut. Fisher, who Is In charge at The capture by tho British Iho barracks. Is well satisfied with (own of Rotsel was announced from Inchulb Ihe Prairie ant1, ,i__ ____iii__i r_..i T. i_ '_ ----j___ti-_.. f Iho recruiting. LTnul. Hcan la In i London on Sunday last- charge of recruiting In RAmonton. It the aim of Ihc officers lo recruit a (nil liallcry by June 1st when iiitru Ts talk ot the unit going into camp al Sarccf. One member of tho Edmonton con- Undent which arrived Ihc other 4aj has (he distinction of being Utc tallcYt yonnc nun rccrultctl Here since tho war broke out. He Is only IS years of age hut stands 6 feel, 5 inches In his socks. The United Slalca nrmy owns a patent for wireless equipment for .icroplrriM Hint weighs hut seven aid will transmit messages seven miles. An Additional step for ftctoraobllcs that savings under Ihc cunning board when not needed Is operated from the driver's scat bv a lever. with Ihc present consilueucy ot Etl- monlon. i The constituency ot Edmonton, It Jinny be pojulctl out, consists ot that iliiirL of the city lying north of tho Saskatchewan, the part of the smith of Iho river being included in llic constltupncy of SlrnthconTi. IL likely that'lhe Edmonton constituency will ho cut in two, tlio dividing line firal street, Uius civins two I constituencies, one nntl another Edmonton.' There are already two members for the Edmonton con- stituencies, so that the number ol memliers will not be. Increascil.- Somc suggestion has liccn made that Ihe constllucnty ot Peace River may he divided, ono ,consiitucncy in Spirit River (qrrHory find that part of Ihc constituency lying south nf Ihe River, and the other constitu- ency lo comprise thai part of the constituency lying uorlh of the river. It (s understood, however, thcvt this will not bo ''call with in Ihc present DESTROYERS SUNK London, 5Inrch Ilritlsh torpedo boat dcstroy- cra have been aunlv. one by- striking a-'mlnc-nnd (he olhor after a collision with a, steam- er. It Is officially announced ARE ALWAYS PLEASED TO UAVK A JUDGE OF GOOD JKWELRY COME INTO OUR STORE AND CRITICALLY EXAMINE OUR KNOW IfK WILL UK SATISFIED WITH THE QUALITY AN'D PLEASED WITH THE HAVE GAINED THE COXFIDKXCH OP THE PEOPLE IX THIS COMMUNITY BY SELL1XO liONKST JEWELRY AT IIONKST PRICKS A.VD WB WILL NOT TAKB ADVANTAGE OF YOUR CONFIDENCE IN WE MAKE "QUALITY" RIGHT; THEN THE PRICE HIGHT. ARMSTRONG RAWORTH ISSUERS OF MARRIAGE LICENSES 324 FIFTH STREET S. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA ;