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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 31, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta ,May wheat October wheat 115 51 23 VOLUME VIII. LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, MAHCH 31, 1915 NUMBER 93 FIVE MORE GERMAN WASPS SUNK-TWO RUSSIAN VICTORIES British Got Four in Past Week- French Sank One Yesterday- Harbor Traps Caught Two STILL POUNDINGAT STRAITS Toronto, Ont., March effectiveness of the steel submar- ine traps, which have been put down to nuard British rivers and says a London cable to the Mall and Empire, "has been shown by the -fact that two German submarines have caunht in the Firth of Forth. In addition, 3" third has been sunk off'the coast of Hndcfingtonshtre, and a fourth Was rammed last Wednesday, disabled, captured, and towed into Lelth, where the crew vverc taken prisoners." GERMAN SUEMARIME BASE RAIDED Rotterdam, March raid over -English avia- tors occurred Monday. Several airmen flew along the coast, and al- though under heavy fire from German batteries, dropped a large nurn- ber of .bombs in the harbor works and the submarine base.. How much damage wae done is unknown. FRENCH CRUISER GOT A WASP Paris, March p. m. A statement indicating that a German submarine may have hccn sunk by a French cruiser given out today by the minister of marines. It is as follows i i "Yesterday art.cr.noon a Trench light cruiser sighted a licrniiin sub- marine manoeuvrcing on the surface Dieppe. The cruiser immediately gave cliase, forcing the submarine to dive, liring meanwhile at the peri- scope, and turning in order to ram it with the how. "The cruiser passed above the sub- marine at the moment the periscope disappeared, and on the spot wbere the submarine was last seen quanti- ties of oil floated to the surlacc." .MUST FORCE STRAITS AT ALL COSTS March 31. The Daily Chronicle's 'naval correspondent dis- cussing the situation at the Dardan- elles, and tlie necessity that the pass- age shall be forced at all costs, says: "There ,wilL bo; combined.operations such hardly.-.seen, (or one hundred years: are shaahK -in the at least three armies will bc in the campaign on shore. hack or '09 when some Thc, navr ,'s consoTidaling what it or similar small amount got achieved, without being checked out. During all BOAIHAKDMRNT That's-What City Saved in 1914 According to Auditor's Report TjCtbbridge came through the year 1914 with a surplus on current ac- count'of That's ofTicial. The ifJiliLor's HLj.lc- mcut lor tho .year was ldl-1 u.i the desk -vcstenlaj' and -pi'bclaim'f'fl' tidings. For-thc second .time in the .history of citr the-.current- account lias Shown a" surplus.--The last time was other years sincr. lUOD, when" became a city it lias been IK RESUMED 31, A busy rolling up deficits on current; ac- neuter despatch received from Con- coufit until something Htc stantinople by way of Betliu says the was accumulated on ihc. wrong side; Allied fleet has resumed its hombard- of-Lbe lerlgpr to be handed down from J mcnt of villages near the outer Torts father BOH 'it the end of each year of the Dardanelles, Turkish aviators lito a had penny. That's heen wiped are making daily reconnaissances. out, and now there's an actual sur- plus in year of commission form of .government. Too .had, hub i.l's.not a surplus in actual would be, however, it all tax arrears TVOIC paid in. Howcvcr it's on.the-right side: of the. hooks, and if the collected it will eventually represent) a cash .surplus. Besides creatin'g a surplus, Lbc commissioners did .another stroke of good htisiness. They- asked for a lew liiousan'd more than they thought they might 'actually need last year, know- ing that it would be hard to gel all the taxes paid, .but they sated 382.95 "on-the estimated expenditure for ihc1 year, after those estimates hart been" reduced to the irrcrlucthJc minimum, too. The auditor's report, appears to be thn moist complete of any year lo date, and is a whole volume in itself. It would be impossible to. cover alllFldn'S an apparently nmet horse, was it says-in a news story, but here arc thrown oil and the horse Steamer Torpedoed Cardiff, Wales, March, 430 p If Echo declares that Lhe British eteamer Crown .of Cas- tile Jjas been torpedoed and sunk off the Sci'lly Islands. UP THEIR HANDS Enormous Slaughter of Austrians in Passes-Turks Beaten-Ard- ahari "Falls to the Russians GERMANS BOMBARD LIBAU London, March a brief lull in the fight for the possession of j Russia BOOZELESS Ministers Sound Opinion of it be Booze or War London, March Times understands that the Cabinet has not yet reached a definite deci- sion regarding the liquor ques- tion. The ministcrSj says the1 Times, are anxiouG firet of all to ascertain the trend of public op- inion, especially the opinion of the political leaders. They are fully agreed, however, that financial considerations" 'should' riot bar drastic' action, if found necessary, for Jany 'compensation required for 'prohibition, either partial or total, would in their opinion be a trifle as compared with the. cost of war and losses.entailed by inefficient work. BRADFORD FAVORS PROHIBITION Bradford, England, March jhamber of Commerce adopted 10- iglit a resolution in favor of prohi- ition witnconipensation. to the liold- rs of liceuses. RISE AFTER EASTER OLlimi, March Parliament lias decided Lo stick to and not take the usual holiday of a little less tlian over the 'LJastcr Even at that, it is not liltely thtU-busiiiess ivi'il be concluded before the end of next week, perhaps later. GKIIMAXH CHANGE FRONT London. March Dutch cor- ,x i-'snundenls of Knclish newspapers in the Diifela PUSH in tin: Caviiaililnns. refer lo persistent [lit- KiiRsi.'ini; have a it rein- rumors irt circulation Holland of a 'ortcnicnls ;ind change in tlm (Icrman" IronL in Dct- At Vienna it i. said that the Russians is alleged to have been made neccssarv bv the tall of liavo not been alAe to gain thoir oh- am, o[ at jinv point along. Ihe Car- thY existing extended front, pnihlan front Tor the invasion of Ilun- j According rumors tlic line [nary, and that tiiev wen defeated in on [lie Iscr is to ue abandoned in Uuknwina yesterday. of a less extended line slightly Enormous Austrian Losses of HiLissL-ls. It is reported that to Swiss newspapers, laige liodics of cavalry arc already the AuStrinus havrj being withdrawn from (he Yscr. fvrud enormous leases in north eastern i Jlungui-y- It ia estimated Lhat they I--------------------------------------------------- lo.st IS.OIH) In one-day, and the llus-! j siaus arc uveilited with annihilating a column of -1000 Austrlans In an. hour, j Abandon Yser Line? The increasing pressure of tho ll.ns- I siaiis on this front, together ivitli NIC fall of Przcriiysl, 'may have nil influ-[ euce on the operations In the west. The report is beliig spread In Holland that the contemplating the abandonment of their present Canadian Offir-av in'Relgium in favor of a less extended udiiaoidn urncer running west Oc BHIS. ed Out of Service by Court-Martial Supplementary Estimates -Con- tain ProvisjpQ fdrNeW'Pub- Jic Building Here SUPT. PENNYFATHER COMING TOMORROW; Ottawa, Out., March sup- plementary estimates, amounting to j.d'ST.o-lO, werejtabled in the House of Commons this afternoon by Hon. W T. White, minister.of finance. These estimates are for the fiscal year which commences April 1 The chief items are a vote for to cov the cost "of the pension plan for Canadian soldiers, the do tails oi which wfere announced the other day; additional for the pur- chase of seed grain-In the west; for miblic works, and 000 for the l.C.R. The votes. Eor public buildings London, March night's London Gazette contains the fol- lowing: "Honorary Lieut. John Wood Bottom Icy, paymaster of the 1st Infantry' Battalion, 1st Canadian Contingent., is dismissed from his Majesty's service, by an order. nenera' court martial dated iVjarch 1." Lieut. Bottomley. was a lieuten- ant In tha_ 44th Lincoln and VVel- land Regiment, with headquart- ers at Nianara falls'. Ont.r which Joined in He served in South Africa in tak. ing part in the .operations In the Orange River and Cape Colony, eels, mid that the withdrawal man cavalry from the Yser line al- ready has begun.. Russ Capture Ardahan A Russian victory in the campaign against Turkey isj announced from'the (headquarters of the'Caiicjislau .-Army, lljj the fiijhtlnff'ilu. Turkish -Armenia nlong the const of 'the Rack Sea, the Russians captured the .town .'of _4rd- ahan. Steadier Sunk., The IL Even Assessment Receives O.K. of Ratepayers of That District "I don't know wlmt's the matter L- with this meeting. Lonlght'; we i er from Olasgtw..1 Lq ally.', manage to lidve a' pretty '.Svarjri. lieen sunk life' the thft..firon-orts 'won't QX- ere. w submariDe. Mep.yer Did Enemy Spy Set the Liner La bariferi Lhe RusEJhii iVort.of .Lihaii'-'bh' Jlrr'df od d.unnff two atincK6. womjn-L -start something." and TEUTON UO.N-KBK ME valn flppcai the meetinfc.RU, London, p. mauy's uc.vt mpvcnicnt in the mill- -Ncntti tary field, for 'some stroke either .in three bad lit' Lethbridge ratepayers _. mi v.o subjects on the agenda la' I the east or in the .is oipccted night- wiiv the C.P.fl. IB. exempted before r'roni school taxes; why the niia I advance, is at present the hlcl sub- roenl 011 Tnlrteenth street -North IB ject of speculation and conjectjre. 10 ner cent higher in proportion thin' According tn reports, reachinr, ]aal 5-ear anlj why the commissioners- aom iraper- naven-t m is now at Berlin hnldinB a .war North? _ council with Field Marshal u-on Dc-L the German military, com- Paris March Raymond Swo- niander oi Constantinople, .and other one of the passengers aboard leaders, and is. p aming a .nejv cam- .Thirteenth streps To tLB [irsl lhe answer given was Letbbi-lilgc. people is a' whole are baliafied- to 'live up to the "scrap oE in between the1 Old Time Killed; Saddle Horn Pierced Him John Lay ton Bowser, one of Al- berta's oldest cow punchers and well known throughout the south country, met with a fatal accident at "Yet- wood Monday. Jir. Hawser, whili some of.the Thc total taxation last amounted to -year Of tliis or almost 10 per cent, remains lo he collected. Thc of any surplus on capital ac- coiint will not -be felt till this is col- The department made an. in JSJ'I, after mect'irig" operation, and fix- ed charges. pa 555.68 taxes into general account last. year, an expense nuyci before tacl.ed to this .utility. Iliad.1 taxes not. been levied ".'against the "department it would -haVc shown a profit ot well over The electric light deparlmcnt .also showed a surplus .of Tills dc- too, to Ihc ox- tcnL-ot it had ncvei Tlic .street railway, had an apparent deficit of hy general lavatlon. Taxes.' amn.unLing to on. fell on top of him. The saddle horn pierced hisVabdomen, and injured him so badly that medical aid could do nothing for him, He died shortly af- terward. Mr. Uou'ser. was 50 .'years old and came to Alh'efta in the early OO's arid was at one in- the eni- lilDV of J. II. the known cattle man of this city. Tlic remains are being broKglit to the city and the funeral will be held Thursday, April 1st at p.m. from F.Hlerlev's undertaking parlors. In- terment in the Public cemetery.. of' expenses connected with the re-J sea on 'March 6, has been arrested danelles? -i'-mova'! of- the dwellings of the people charged with setting lire to thu vcs- of the town .uC Frank S13.S39 Is pro; while Is included in owuuuuu, LUC jJiijmL inns Calgary, March Penny father, I of-the town .of Prank S13.839 Is pro- to the" Matin, n'bo has been acting as regis- vided, while Is included in Swoboda, the paper" asserts, is sus- trar of'alien enemies at'Cal- the supplementariBs for a refund to pec ted oli having "close relations: i HIR Southern Alberta Land Co. with and correspondence j OC, the supnlementary estimates found in his room is said to indicate brought, down, are charge- he Iiad been charged witli the task of ablel to cunsoliilated fund, blowing up the LaToutainc. He has <--to capital nccouut. hecri" taken to'Havre. gary, leaves tomorrow to take charge of the Lethbrldge divi- sion of the Mounted Police. BLUFF IS CALLED Criticize Premier SiFtonVRailway Guarantee Policy but Afraid to Divide the Still Rants About Bur- rough's Timber Today for Easter Lcvi. Har- kcr V ice-President; Kay Knight Secretary, C. STCrcst: -'With _ j and vice-ftrtsidBiit .the Edinonton, Jfarcli had a petition signed by five hundred gentleman the Jar of the conn- lowing irero elwjt'ed- "to be on. the Required Jo jGiVc Ten Notice Wfen are toTbrTrajled At the meet in berta AVoolgroivMS'.. Association, :held yesterday afternoon ,.iit the of iwaa wlth- that the.city, ha.tl.udt Trade build inj elected Seattle Trams Tied Up; Workers on Strike Riot Mr. Tivecdic made boisterous ppposi.- wag tioa to tlic leading of a bill ;to grant-a clmrler to n branch of the mcn Cciilr'al Canaila Ifailway from Lac tj10 Icattlc, Wash., la llichc east, lie made a savage at- were kept busy'today preventing at-. inck on tlic C.X.I? and J. !---------.--t, v.....--------- fifjjd country VMS thickly settled. It iB'scsii. tlicrolore, that the tlueo lachs on the street cars ns Arthur. Mr. Micliener seconded the jlr 'pwccdic's stand stamped him the utilities paid in taxes.and profits oi u strike railed last night- the attackiand-wben it was all over they enemy of the farmers and sctilcis wWch bfiVot ngamst Lhe employees-ol the Seattle lines of the reiiiKcd to call (or a division- They Df gti paul 'The country Rtrcefc raihi'ny dclTcit of Puget Sound Traction, Liirhti :arid i were afraid of the political I. -J I Pon-cr coiiip.an.i-. leaves .piily DII actual deficit oi 000 ..against LothbriiiBO's miinicipolly soon after n" vote to strike liad been I ously tliat it was an extension of the owned .utilities tor the year 181.4. taken at a mass meeting ot, all the A. G. IV. into some valuable (im-r This is.considered a particularly flood unions held by the Central La- -her limits and that J. D. McAvthur shoivlus'1 considering .general- conrti-ihor Council, Thc strike was called in j is building a mammoth sawmill in Barter For tlif tions. The stirpjuses made in tlic case lift nttompt to compel rccbgiiiiion of Edmonton. ito company t of Ihc first n.WiiLios mentioned ,tlie'-union. No UnC- .'was completely! CAVQnT sMls: ffo, nttacft hav- bRrtjt' nlacn'il (-.n.f.hp. rnulif. nf im -hinntrtrtpi: i iir fixrifim' nsVnil Mr. Twceriic1 il nfacnil .t.hf. rnulif- nf si I (lijil nn hlnntflrtpi: account... JTrcqupnlly wlinn crowds which lined ihc rcninnilicicd :i delegation The1 indebtcilr.ciis ot the current- nc-, fie sU'rots at principal Jimclion I nnd promising tn support tliis rail- way. Mr. TwmUi: didu't remcmhcr icili to.the capHal .arcoiiiik-lias been Ijioiiits cut trojlry ropes; broke win- diiced 'to jdo'.vs :mrl to lake-off liJontmucd1 on I7apc (crews who refused to tlin promise. This plcascil Mr. Uai- who ivautnd jt un-iccord. He tor a new iniMlc building tlic Prcneli line S. LaTourainc, Pal5n to offset, the Mall of. Przeny'sl ciLy and tlie c.P.B-, 'which' Included .t LethbridKe. To pay the balance j which was imperilled by a lire at nncl thc situation., in the iJar- taies; ichool ftares. i s, i Evidently lhe meeting was BatlB-. fied with the explanations, of .Mayor Hardte and Trustee Davidson, for -no one offered to advance a resolution, advocating-time the city fight tbe'mat- ter out with the C.P.R. iu the courts. The speaker went over uase, eiplalnine every detail--.lully. showing what Lhe city's Intention 'to-' ward the corporation was in 1905, an'd sho'wing why wou'id be a breflcli of faith to take advantage cr- rcr in lefiislation to try to break that contract. T. As for the assessment, the answer to City Aasessor Meech, wJia, made such a good Job of it that no oa'e could find ground for protest. The yaving of Thirteenth street North ivas handled by Grace, who made the emphatic atate'- ment that he believed It to' be most ImiJOrtant public work the.city waa faced with; that the.city, the money, but that opportunity to raise 'the necessary money for the work. It vould .be pro- ceeded with. Meantime grayelling street would merely be a waste'of tho people's t axe a, for it make a permanent .road. S. Meech's oxplanatlon'of the 1914 assessment was the-feature; of the ay- en ing, and bis figures shoved 'Con- cluajvely.that- North not baillyStreated; in fact, .it 'escaped rather too lightly. As for .Thirteenth street, the building of the sUhway had settled for all time that that-thcrough- fare would always be the between north and- spiitb, .-wliMe .the number of new business ImueeB erect- ed thereon last year ri-. lative 10 per .'cent. Increase ID mcut he had imposed. Mayor Handle Had marked that the assessment thls.year was the most equitable (n .tbe. cftyS history. .Mr. aieech said he knew high; but it was not higher 'in; portion than that of except Brandon, an Jlshed LOWJJ, pne-qf'.the a4. pt a. hiEh BSHepsment'-Ts .ttat." Jl causes ,people to with the result that any hflo light. On liand, an aaaespmeht may be Lhat everybody, is Satisfied, y'ot he. a J'roltenV. aaaasaiiient, (Continued on (try-sou th-of-township (M In a speech' which aroused the en- asking for this roail thusiasin of his followers as he had Twecdic, becomin never done before, Premier Sit ton a strenuous attack on tlie U.N.U. and Irhis ailcmoon completely vindicated sajd iiC vas giving any his railway policy and challenged the corporation the right to build an iso- opposition to divide the House. Mr. section of line, and J. Mc- Michcncr asked leave to adjourn the Arthur ought to he made to src.id f r debate over Easier and Hie ITcmier the guarantees he now has. Mr. Oar- 1.llncrin-lho lnstorl" thc agreed. It was a railway afternoon, iopy. replying sniil the route aslicd for ited on by a. delegation of Edmonton they were under "I tliouglit so. There is no, wonder lie talks the way does'. 1.1...... iWr. Hoylc said this was tlic province that policy hoard of directors of the association: Neil Stalker, Joseph i J. T. Ilcninger, ;jr. .that the opposition G'e Thc report of. delegation which nc recently visited re- gard to thc anierulmcnts.iri ,the.Sheep Trailing Act, was .received-, .i.inn with regard'.lo: It [JosLponcdUnr a departure from ui thc-next nicttihg' of A sor: ppin I--'iyitli'-the men is Uic iiincndatioh that permits r_---. __ ,.._ leave tn be ohlained-'Irom-tbe-prDvjn- play the lavorites. As a .former rep- Cial government..with ten." idaysVno- [iailniE.500; sunmirt the'road'llr" Garicpy rcscntalive of tlic' lerriton- under dis- ticc for person wild com- 1 This would moii- sense wo'utd-build along the by: Mr. AVlicre the road proposes to go is one or th'e finest, agricultural sections in was said, it tion, Light. -and I were afraid of the political c-onse- the' Maritimt Provinces lne agrii-uiHira wri-ions in June 1st, when .a 'nieeting be Rfoling followed I quences.. air rireedic ohiecfsd slrenu- j.j thcrc arc thoiisanrts oi settlers, .i He, charged the opposi- 1 held to .plan, of ac- n rtril-t, K'n'rl koan I nnc-1.. i n.oir n r. in.-! nt tkn 1 tlOD VJtll PltlJ inf pQlltlCS, 'l Thc woolmen further agreed, to hold to a price ot 30 .cents. on'-Kool until June 1st, whcri-.'a'nfcetin'g CRITICISM' ner said it was not playing, one .piece of country against j LeVi Harkrr "dear settlers" but to serve private inter- ckcti J. McArthur, 'appnrrntly is inipoHLic enovigii (o be a Liberal, and delved into stale anolho'r! raan- lager .of tlic sheep.sheaving plant.' _ __ 7__..... .said the coun-f. The associa I ioD_ii's anxiously. try to be.travelled was than i ing a reply from: Hon. .Martin.-. Bur- thc couutry around Lacoinhe anil Dominion Agrjcal- taskiwin which .arc hard to heat, tun-, with regard-; I heir request for There', was no'.division oi Uic establishment-, of about BiircouRlia; i1Ir_ nrgfe'fi. opposition to JIOHSP for Souihcni ._ 'of .their convietitms is considered, :iic :i sfiinif) liiulicr limits." lie said. jam[ thc Mi. Gancpy "Does Uic Pant a .wool.. ware- Tliis, it as _______ set to (tie woof 'industry. dis- trict.. ;