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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 29, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta :ji?t1jt)iibae, aiberta . 'daily and Weekly. ' pS,SUp|CRiPTION rates: /dfeli#ered; per year..... Sily. by; A6U, per year...... ^ieidy. ,*y mail, per year.... 3.00 1.00 3252 ^^TELEPHONES: ''Suslness" Oftice ----.----- j'EdHorial ;Oflice........----- ?i "W. a. Buchanan John Torrance. "Managing Director Business Manager it ----r-~= ^ THE VVAR SITUATION TODAY The thirty-lift li.weelv of the war be-I'lBins toni(3rroT\-. NotWng, .of import-J^knce has- occurred lu the western ifiront .to'',chanso' tlie eituation from what it was after the big victory of Ithe Allies at Neuve Chapcelle. iKJcal jiBUCcesses have ibeen made by the ttencli in the Vosges district with the s.capture of advantageous prominences,, f"- knd in Galicia fighting of a lierce character .is taking place for the possession of the passes of the Carpath-:1ans. It is stated-that the Russians have re-occupied Czernowitz, the capital of -Bnicowina and, with Przemysl in tiieir hands, this gives them a mastery of practically the whole provinccj In the Dardanelles the Anglo-French SBeet is still hammering at tlie Turlc-Ish forts. The lowest to fall is that of Dardnnu^, which is aSout ten miles from tlie entrance of the straits, ' The most formidable forts guard �>he "narro-ws," which areNsome five ijniles further up from Dardanus. .These are Kllid Bahr, with Nam'azieh ^^j'*nd a cluster of forts and batteries overlooking it, on the European side, luid Chanak on the Asiatic side. The latter was reported silenced some llt-';,tle time-ago, but evidently has.not" ij-et been destroyed. Kilid Bahr is . said to have been seriously damaged. � � JBelow Chanai is fort Hamadieh which" 'has 'been receiving the attention of ' 'Ihe guns of the warships. Both these f"^.forts axe armed TN-lth two 14-incli guns in addition^ to others ranging E"from 9.4 in. to 5.9 in. ' The' formidable task ahead of the fieet can. be gathered from the fact f^that, frpm those guajdmg the nai> -'rows, to a distance of six miles fur-Jtther u-p'there are no less than 16 forts Kland batteries ainiea\*ily armed. Once j>assed ;BokaU Kalessi on the Euro-side, anisfifaisara Kalessi: on thej j|tAsiatio side, at the end of the six Isiniles, the fleet will have accompUsh-j'ed its hardest task, for there will j"bnly be the fort at Gallipoll, 35 miles li'frpm, the enti-ance of the straits to |!^encounter, the open sea of Karmora ^-(^eginning .five.-miles further. . Five miles from Gallipoll are -the-j |;*Bulair lines four miles across, and ^the: narrowest'-part of thfe GalUpoli; peninsula, A series: of fortS extends iJong these', lines, and landing parties issecuring them wiir cutoff the penin-Ola from the rest of Turkey. . ' KICKED UP IN JVSSING|-=I FOR HHE BUSY MAN WHAT THE DISTRICT PARA-MOUNTLY NEEDS 'This people of Lethbridge and' the-, ^district will be keenly awaiting the iecision of the provincial' gdverjimeiit ^jss to the establishment of an agricnl-l^tural achool here. It is to be "?inccre-bjily trusted that the representations to |?*e carried to Hon. Dunc-au Marshall S?,?wlll meet with their desired effect l|,:It would be idle to dwell on the i;lielalms of the irrigated district in the eighlborhood for a school similar to ithat established in Claresholm and Twelve hundred plasterers are on strike in Chicago. Thomas W. Nash, aged SS, a veteran land surveyor and railway engineer of Kingston, bnt, is dead. Telegraph communication has been' completed with Fort ilcMurray and messages can now be sent through to that point. Sirs. Bernard Bcere, the well known actress, -died in London, as a result of an operation. She made her stage debut in London in 1877. Wm. Cakes of St. Thomas, aged 40, was fatally injured when he was run over b.v a street car, after he had fallen off a load of furniture. Harry Thackerj-, charged with the murder of the twelve-year-old J. E. Nicholson near Owen Sound last week has confessed his guilt. He gave no motive for tlie crime. 'An-official memorandum regarding war orders, states that at least |95,-000,000 ; worth of war material and equipment has been ordered by the Allies from Canada. Lady Ms^rgaret Lindsay , Huggins, widow of the late Sir William Hug-gins, the astronomer, and well known for her scientific work, is dead in her home in London. Reeve R, S. Couklin, a former Winnipeg citizen, has been nominated. Liberal candidate for the Similkameen, B. C, riding at. a recent convention held in Penticttfn, Mi-s. Agnes Houlton, aged 35, of Winnipeg, mentally deranged iu a fit of .violent temper, saturated her dress with-coal oil'and set it on fire. She died in an hour in terrible agony. B.^ichaufl, deputy minister of roads tor Quebec,, was elected president of the Good,Roads association at the convention held in Toronto.. The next convention is to be held in Ottawa. A; total of 140,000 officers and men were captured by the Germans in February-,-and only eight officers and 350 men'were British, according to a dispatch from New York. Mrs. Rebecca Jane Caultoni aged C8, of Niagara Falls, Ont., widow of Dr. Frederick Caulton of Sc. Cat,harines, is dead'as a result of bum3??teceived' when her'Clothing .was iguited.from an oi5en firftplace: ' -" ^- James.Richardson & Son, Winnipeg, were awarded 123,000 from the C.P.R. in asuitto-recov-er what they claimed due them on 90,000 bushels of wheat which was-^destroyed by. fire in Fort William. Fred .McCallum, a prominent farm er of Londpni Ont, is in a serious conditi6n,,realiltlng from a slugging by a bur-glar. .He was found unconscious in iis hoine last Tuesday, aiid has 'net yet regained consciousness. James Maheieley, a Philadelphia detective, was shot and instantly kilJed, and/^Harrj- Tucker, another detective was mbr'taily" wounded bv Jacob Miller in a gun battle, which -was the resuit,!' "-.suppose i was ~f e back and demanded a share>ot hls.flnd. 'Wll-kerson Is seekhig gold tor. thi-sake of a: woman. John TJorr, th^ niltiing ehgl-iieer In whosft'charge.Ruth Was left. Is also flghtlns to find the seoSvat wJiieh Thomas OaUon apparently took with him to his gray*.' ' FTEHfl thill Mtperlehce in rescuing, >J6hn Dorr from the hk�ds of the outraxad priests of Bhal�,.6lr Donald Favereham Ibrepared to start the .new day. He.o'abM rfot well realize just what had happened In the. 24 hours that had just eiidad; It needed the commonplace details of a morning's toilet to make things aeera actual. Ani what-facts theys�/ere that changed hie whole future! Buth had promised to marry him! Favershain belonged to that great class of Bnglish'men' who unite the virtues of oai-eful tralnin^v with an adaptability . to circumstance which has made Great -Britain the colonijer of the world. He was as formal in many ways ai-a clock.. tin others he could amaze the must: Impulsive and impressionable adventure.. When he first met Euth; he had-nof the faintest notion of wooing her.. His admiration had been .frank and .unreserved, but without any underlying depth of feeling. His volunteering to join John Dorr and Ruth in'this wild-search for the missing Idol-had been what he called a lark, ,It was only Jong association with her, the constant view of her pretty innocence and an occasional glimpse of her profunder and womanly nature that had touched his heart and awakened, in; him. feelinKs.-ithat he had refrained from confessing to himself. Then: came the moment -when she had turned to him for; help and he had been the single person in the world who could save John Dorp. Sharp and brief as had been the struggle in,'his own-mind,-it had brought him to ah aclinowledgment of the fact that she yras the ' only . -woman be v/anted for his wife. On the, very tick of her hour of trouble he had ventured to ask his reward' foi; service. She had promised and now;'he, baronet and retired officer.-oe tha British army, shook like a boy at the thought of the happiness that awaited him. They mefot breakfa&t. Dorr still showing the effoets of; his night's adventures, Ruth bright-eyed from wont -Of slebp and, Sir .Donald alone: present-^Ift'g-'.the- appearance-^ of one -Who had of an attempt to arrest, been captured yet. Miiier has not :beal|z.e pefeat: THEY ARE SAD bbsun the day aright after a sound hisfhi'S'rest; "............. Their natural topic of conversation was of Dorr's attempt to o^^pture the idol and Sir Donald's, rescue of him. ^Tohn could give , HtUe satisfacHori , to Ruth's minute, inquiries and,the Englishman confessed that he himself, though much more famillajc'-TVlth the native ways and 'native: temples, toad not much notion of .exactlx';;how It had all come about nor how he'had found Dorr and extrlca-tea hlin. ".The only thing.I gather .from It all Is this," he said amiably. 'HTou had �better take my advice in this country and not try to perform any of your western feats.  India is a very old -country &nd they resent here anything that doesn't follow the good old lines." "I suppose I was very foolish,'' John jjifessed ruefully. "But when I saw that image right in reach X airaply couldn't resist the temptation to grab It and try to escape." Sir Donald looked at Ruth meaningly. "I can't say that I'm a bit � be told Dorr. "After ml itpther centres. For Its development e necessity is apparent to all who ^lave studied, and are interested in, its agricultural welfare. In-the.edu-^*.cation of the future . generation ' of :farmers the school will be an im-ijaense boon. On the lines the agri-�ultaral institutions are carried on  furnish the lessons which with-them can only 6e learnt a>y long irlence, and even then not ade-itiately. This is a feature which ould not be lost sight of. As' to what these schools do for leir pupils let-us repeat an authen-,ted story. ^ It in Uselt will be a lUfficlent argihneiit i for their ' institu- farmer, accompanied.by his son-, ho had receive'd a training in an icultural school, went put to pur-LBO a cow. He singled out one ich-he thought answered his pur-Ose for $G5. The son was not satls-Bd with the selection, and* pointing another told his father that was ^ onp he should- buy, even If he �ve |100 for .it To be advlaed, by he.younger generation is not always ite^alng'. The fatlier In this case, ev^, was sensible, and took hold : the'opportunity to test his son's |iiU.dgm�nt learnt at the agricultural ifei^ooL He, accordingly, told the owh-K^tiat he would like his soil's choice.. ^ISfe was promptly told, that the animal ;not for sale. An offer of $100 iled-to tempt him for the time be-,]30it considerirsg that times were - and the money needed, he event-|'i}i|Jly-: sold the cow, which has fully ""l^j&tlfled the jmjThase. This Instance ';^|^:prdba'bly one W many! '" ' JiiWtTlie (6oard of Trade.ls following a : Mardh 26.-!^hJ MaS?8 Pott-an ill *lnd that, era correspondent says a pitched bat-! tiowB no one any good." tie was recently fought in the G�rmau | Instantly . Ruth ,caught his meaning prison camp, owing to the statements' and her eyes fell. Tea, she bad pro-made by the latest bunch of prisoners mlsed, and this brave jgenUeman who U^t the Ge^an cause was Lpeleas.; ^^^^r^tt^^uXV.^^^^^^ Early arrivals assaulted the newcom-: stared miserably at\ her plate until era with fists until the guards inter-,John rallied her and swore: that he vened. When peace was restored, a' would yet get the plana, crowd snrrbunded a French interpre-' "And here comes the fellow viio will ta: demanding information. The dia,; tell us what really did happen." Sir natpb fjinpliirtPB- Donald remarked, pointing to a much ^"mv*^^ I bedraggled native.who had entered the There has^ince beep a noticeable compound and 'was .-evidently waiting diminution in: the arrogance of the'-------- "rrv,*... .T, ,i,i prlBohera." WHERE CARVELL GOT McQUARRIE RECEIPT Khem for some time; the tall, carefully Ottawa, Ont. March 26.-i^t the ev-ening sitting .of the committee, .Mr. Carvell made a statement that he had received the. receipt of Major Mc-Quarrie.fdr $1200 received from Wy'ie & Co., ItL which it was stated it was for influence, with General Hughes, through the,, mail anonymously, and had no Ideo where it came from. CANADIAN : GIRLS GET , : . . . OUT OF BRUSSELS London, March 26.--The Daily News correspondent at Brussels says that among the. English women and girls whom the Germans have allowed to leave Brussels are three Canadian girls, whose names cannot be learned. They are destitute, and are crossing to Etng'and to find a home, adds the correspondent, who, however, omits any due to their identification. RUSSIA WARNS NEUTRALS TO HURRY Rome, March 25.-Certain warnings appearing in ttlie Russian newspapers after a!^ announcement of the fall of the Austriamposltion at PrzemyBl have attracted th& close attention of Italiau readers... They refer mostly to the '/dwindling ,icbances of Austria," and sajf that nehtral countries should seize the opportuHy now presented to them. for some one. "Tliat'B my old servant." he oonUnnued. 'Uf you'Will excuse me I'll go and hear what he toas to-tell ua." . Ruth and John watched-the two of PREMIER'S MOTHER ILL Ottawa,-Ont, March 2C.-Sir liohert Borden received a message this morn ing notifying him of the serious iil-nesB of bis mother, who lives at Grand Pre^. Nova Scotia. The Premier's mother'is nearly 90 years of age, and her condition, owing to her great age, is considered serious. Sir Robert Borden wil}' l^avo this afternoon for Grand Pre, -V dressed Englishman and the dirty native, "jhey could see that the latter was much excited and towards the last Sir Donald himself seemed to lose a little of his aplomb. Finally :they saw him nod curtly to the native, who squatted down on  the pavement. A moment later he had rejoined them. His usually placid face bore an expression of anxiety; "What can be the matter?" demanded Ruth. "Not anythliig for you to worry about," replied Faveraham. "I'm sure I can arrange everyl^ilng presenUy. But you certainly stirred up the priests. Dorr." "Well, what do they intend to do?" Inquired John, undleturbed. except that ha did not understand a glance .exchanged by Ruth and Sir Donald. "It deems they have started a kind of holy war against us," the baronet answered, grimly. "You dpsiecrated their idols, and they've, excited a lot of the people against you and--" "And what?" demanded John, impatiently. With fl. meaning look towards Ruth Sir Donald faced Dorr. "This is not a place for Miss Gallon," he said, formally. "The truth of the matter Is, wo are known to be stopping here, and the mob will undoubtedly visit us EhoTtly." "But the police!" Sir Donald looked very uncomfortable indeed. "My dear (ello-w, don't you realize that what you and 1 did Inst night was purely and simply Indefensible? AVe tried to rob a temple, to be frank about It." "I tried to recover some papers be-longlHK to us," he protested. "We would have a.stiff time trylnft to , prove 11 it to the officials here," was- the rtjjly. "As a matter of fact, I can't afford to brlns thla up. I'm still practlccLlly an officer, and I should have a deuce of a time clearing myself. You can't afford to call In the police because you're an American, and you broke British law, .and I very much fear I killed a Bfitish subject or two." -/ ^',? "I e�e," Dorr assented thoughtfully, "But what ere we to do?" "Precisely, precisely, the question." said Sir Donald. "You and-I could slip away, but there :1s the young lady to consider." .T&i-' ,  "Atid th% plans,',''-jii�Ud,,Jghni5-E^QK+ gediy. . . � . . Sir" Donald flushed'CanKrlly, . '1^ am considering the young lady in this matter." ..... - ji ".\nd I, as her guardian; � have -to think of her best IntBrests," Was: the retbrti : - ; Faversbam tugged at his mustache in perplexity. Thenjhe.aald, quietly; "I think Miss Gallon, has-really put her interests in my charge;"' -; : . , v, , "What-what do yon mean?", stammered Dorr. ,. At this moment there came from'the street outside the -sound'-of cries and yells and trampling feet. The two men looked at each other. With one accord they withdrew inside tbe hallway.  "That's the mob coming!" Sir Donald said hoarsely. ,"Now, forit!" , . "We must save Ruth at, all events!'' "Certainly," said Faversham, cold-ing. "But I must plan qviickly; Ah! Here comes my failhful;Achmet'* The servant spoke rapidly In the vernaolar, and Sir Donald answered in the same tongue. Then he turned to John. Bring Miss Gallon.....here- quickly," he commanded. "Don-t. .-alarm her Ruth responded to ' the. summons without a tremor, aqd ' when: a few hurried words had Informed her-of what was afoot. sho,turnea to;the Englishman and said,', simply, '"Wbat sball we do?" . : - , - . i am going to put you-in-charge.of my old servant Achmetl' he told hen I trust him, and he will see you safe; Dorr and I will have to-go a. separate way." By this time the mob had fllled the street without and was yelling for vengeance on the sacrilegious white men, punctuating its demands with an occasional stone against thp: wall. Acbraet bowed low before Rqth, and with a gesture Indicated that she was to follow him: She hesitated. Sir Donald guarantee that we shall find Miss.Gallon sate and sound. I know Achraet of old. He is specially trustworthy becauE-e he is a Mohammedan, and he doesn't respect idols any more than you or 1 do." They finally reached the camp at |,the. back.of the river, and Achmet sa-htamed before th^m.-,:, i-,,.,,:.-=:;..� .i/ "Where 16'' the* maldenr?-'''=^em�itaBcl; FAversham.  , The servant rose and took the 'cover-' ing off a large bosket Ruthsmiled up at them. , � '� "I heard your voices;" she sold, laughing. "Achmet thought I oufeht to get out right away, but 1'wanted to surprise � you." - � ' '- - " "And that is the way ybu got out of the hotel?" demanded John. "Yes. Achmet tucked me into this basket and carried me right through all those terrible people." "What is to be done now?" John demanded presently. 'Til have Achmet get our belongings," said Faversham. "This gang here is his, he saj'S. We can't do better than stick with them for a while. I believe they are going Hp into the hills anyway.' So miich the better for us. Bhala Is no spot for you and me just now." � "But the idol and the plans!" protested John. "We know where It is today. Tomorrow it may be a hundred miles away, or hidden past our ever finding It!" "That is true," said Sir Donald. But the safety of Miss Gallon is paramount. I will do what I can. :'PosBlbly I'll be able, to do more than.you think." With this Dorr had to be content but later, when he and Ruth "were alone, he brought the subject up again. To his amazement Ruth seemed little interested; .and her manner was an odd mixture of reserye and timidity. Gone was the old frankness and intimacy. At last John said, quietly:"! hope you don't think I Was wholly careless of your safety last .night. My only object was to get back your papers." And Ruth, with Sir Donald's flushed face before her eyes, and his voice In her ears, remembered her promise and was silent Wilkerson Aqain on the Trail It had not been difticult for Harry ?S\^o^Joh''n"T�d\f''s\rC'eve� W'�^e"on and Mrs. Darnell to trace fined'''with aniletr" for ^Mm ' tIZ faversham and his parly from the satisfied his wounded" heart, and he urged her on. ' ' AVhen she had disappeared in the party from time thev landed to their arrival in Bhala. But the idol itself, the object of their quest, still concealed Its whereabouts, in spite of the most! mi- wake of the hastening-servant, Sir nute inquiries Donald glanced at Dorr and then said, -We'll simply have to watch Dorr,"-abruptly. "Come ahea.d! We'U ary a:-^vnkerson said at last "Wo know he back way out' j is on tho trail, and we'll just follow "We shan't Interfere with Ruth's him. Sooner or later we'll catch him." getting away, shall we?" John re-1 Joan Darnell sullenly agreed, , but sponded.  � -' j privately confided to Drake that she There was a glimmer of admiration i thought Wilkerson had lost his nerve. In Favcrshara's eyes-as he shook his! The climate did not suit her, nor the head. . i food, nor the primitive modes of travel, "Js'o,. Achmet will take her his own i and her temper grew worse and worse, -way. We go an entirely different one; Drake promised lo do some invostigat--If-we escape the mob;-'; ' i Ing on his own hook. He was once He had hardly spoken"when the outer moro completely under the woman's [�gate swung Tnward and there . was a domination, and he dreamed of finding wild crush of struggling -bodies be-: the precious papers himself arid so tween the high pillars.' A stone struck, putting' Wilkerson' out of the running, the floor between the two Europeans.] Strangely enoush, tho man, weakly "Corne with me," said Faversham, and ' v!cioii.s as he was, -n-as possessed of an drew Dorr around a corner, and then honest and whols-souled love for Jeaii. Inside a small entry. .Another entry; Pile knew this, and at times her tawny giving off this offered eScapp and, thoycyes rested on him with unmistakable started down It An instant later ihey affection; but she knew perfectly well were in an empty courtyard. (.thai she would choose Wilkerson pro- "I know where I^am now," Faver--i vlded he made Rood by galnlnu the sham said ;c6olly, and' 6 carefully ox-, amlned their find and Wilkerson. laughed almost hysterically. � - . _ "Trie-gold Isn't a thousand feet froni the main tunnel of the Master Key minel".-he said triumphantly and thrust the ^plttns ;info::ttI,s?b'osoro .before Drak� could-se'6'rriore.'-^-- "If those plans are lost or anythlngi happens to you,!' Drake said with an ugly note in his voice, "all our trouble goes for nothing. I am entitled .to * copy of those plans." ,' i 1 Wilkerson laughed in his face and' the expression on hls'saturini visag�i made even the brutal guide cringe' backward.  ;, , "Give yoii a copyl." he snarled.! "When I've hunted for them all thesoj years and suffered the ai^onles of hell on  account . of,i them.? TH'ey're mine! Allthut gold is mine! Mine! Mine, I tell you!" This last ho almost shquted Into th� still ttlr and Drake drew back. The man'�-was. mad. r. : "At least let them have their idol, h* muttered,, picking it ..up. � Wllk'cfsdn sna'tched: it .a;way fron* him with a gesture at once childlshi and murderous, i "I think I'll keep this for a memento;" he cried, Careless of -who might hear him. He stood up, the imago in his grasp, and before the sound 'Of his blasphemy Drake -and tho-'guido crept away in silent horror. ; And not far distant Faversham sat| vlgll.int by the side' 'of his camp, watching over the sleep of Ruth .Gallon. Possibly it was.an'echoof W1I-' kerson's savago cry of triumph that] stirred her Jn hor-drcamS. . She sighed: nnd reach out one slender hand. 'Itl touched that of John Dorr and rested! there, as If she had.'found^'safety. 1 Sir Donald saw ;that.-movement anal hjs eyes burned -wlth-jeajousy. But hoi did not movo. keeping his ears oponi for tho slightest sound, his, eyes fori � the faintest;- ^shadow., between hi* charges and tho horizon. ; , ' CTo be Continued.) : � \- ~ 'r'^.-',. 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