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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 3, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta High 37 VOLUME VHI. -T-.-T- -r A CW4MW ir li-nilli'll Dill illC lOlIOVMUU i nl Him CXClllSltC Ottawa, May _ 705; 2102; -uaUes a total fd. I" short, our casualties from the 22nd t ranks 22...I to killefl 705; woiuiilcd :o the ItOlIi amounted to well up fo nix thousand." CANADIAN 8OLU1EKS AI'I'EAK IN THE THEN CUES Montreal. Quo, May 3.-Addrensink the .Liberal-Conservative association o Montreal today, lion. Robert iiJgers indicated unmistakably the early ap- proach of the general election, though no date was mentioned. Mr Rogers severely criticized the action ot opposition which, he said, had descended to the very lowoat possible level. He blamed tils opposition and press with the aid 'at the irresponsi- ble majority in 'the Upper House, for preventing the eovernrnent from car- ,-vJng out its imperial policy two years ago in view of this action the wnment had decided, he said to an- neal to the peoDle last September, hut ? SUM ?were hy the out- break of the war in August. It the opposition had played a_loyal Hurt, said Mr. Rogers, and assisted tho government In tie emergency, there would have been no talk about an e Iction at the present Urns, but the Llu- opposed the government's vJar policy rigorously, ana lad mad. strenuous ouposltion to the govern jnenrt proposals to raise money for war .purposes through the tariff. London, Hay 3.-Tlic "white paper on the drink uiiostion brings home to the nation in an impressive inaimer the cravitv of the situation. causes the greatest indignation 1 work in the shipbuilding and trans-! oil trades. Judging by the editorial Sp ion exnressed in this mormns s newspapers, however, as i he nation is, thus depicted, it is not 11 rded as justifying David Llojd e ch-incellor of the Exchequer, the whole nation an cessfve taxation of the liquor In- ltria pointed out in the editorials at he trouble arises from the men or much larger wages than they been accustomed to, and the BUS- stlon is made that some means o Id he found for deferring payment these excess earnings until after e war. Comptroller Fortesciw, of Norttavest Mounted Police who su cecded Comptroller Fred White, the Mounted Police, spent this mor tag inspecting the local dctachmen He left this afternoon hy motoi io Mucleod. Comptroller Forescue inisrviow today said that he was we leased with the work the Mounte Police were carrying on in roiradm up the alien encmte. lie stated th ifere was no truth to the rumor th tho i-tce Ti-as to be recruiW wi vjw to awiding a.unit to war "The goTernment has had Some pictures taken in the Canadian trenches in France, near where the Langemarck battle was {ought. in th. Chth'o Ster of their w.r.hips. treat of the Colonial British troops fc This account, however dots not she wero r..umina the of- MAN KILLED INACTION Lothbridge had tho appearance of rontier town of the wild-and-wooll lays this morning when the city wa nvaded by the Indians from th Slood Reserve numqering about 60 and crimson were the predon nating colors on the streets th morning and the stores were thiong- ed redHkins anxious to spend bheir money. The Hudson's Bay company was responsible for the appearance of. the tribe in Lothbridgc. Hearing that, the Indians would be receiTuig their lease money on Friday and Saturday lor their hav lands which they have been local manager sent com- munications to the chiefs of -the tnbc inviting them to Lethhridge to spend their income. The Bloods have been in the habit of going to Maeli'od, but the Lethhridge proposition sounding _. _ J.I___. all' reservists to go and the Inrf the Letnoriugc better to them, they trekked across country to this city th" The manager of the "Ba morning, was Lieut. Fryer, Well Known Figure Here, is Reported Hendrie is Wounded---" Sapper Ryan Also in List Captain Frank Potts, 10th Battalion, killed in the first Leth- bridge man to give -hi.Mife for the Empire. Potts was' though he enlisted in Medicine Hat. He was a former partner Waddin.ton, auctioneer, here, who learned only Saturday of Potts death. The dead officer's name appeared in Saturday's casualty list. later reviving a commission in the 10th Battalion. went with the Canadian forces. Sapper Ryan, reported wounded, was well known in Lethbridge having employed in telephone offices here during 1913.. He enlisted at Macleod. LIEUT. FRYER MISSING Lieut. Claude Fryer, 10th Battalion, reported missing, is a WAR London, May from t of the Exchange Telegraph Co sajb Majesty say he lookedjveH but aged. to eo and the Tue manager 01 uiu ua, aiiow b last tan. pared for their arrival and on the fnavoTo would. Vacant lot_ great ,1 have no aouuu western provinces their .presence here is a necessity." Comptroller is rtl the divisions of Uie R.N.W.M.P. He came rrom. Regina and will proceed to Calgary via Macleod. roan. some 450 Indians. thronged all day, and as every. woman and child in the tribe gets and chiefs practically all of which is being spent in Lethbridge, a .._.t _: ,irio put into wafattendcdtv aT'n.'tim. dining-room mi K T. cine Hat. H ia large amount of cash was circulation. TWO GERMAN WAR BOATS SUNK IN THE NORTH SEA Tondon May 2.-The 'British Admiralty stated this- evening that ,wo oTrman torpedo boats had been sunk in tho North Sea by British British torpedo-boat destroyer Recruit W sunk by an enemy's submarine. The text of the Admiralty state rnent follows: "i .er-ea of small affairs took place in BIB neighborhood of the and 'North Inder HehUhip on Saturday. CoTumhia wa, sunk by torpedo, only, one of about one hour, sunk them JAMES HENDRIE WOUNDED Where Are Montreal Battalions, is Question Ottawa. Ont., May 3.-DM the ICth they wer.Iast a, described iaVionYi battalion of the Canadian Ml -l ot Henr7- Gibson; Artificer Engineer Alfred T _ Today's casualty Hrthncluded Private Ernest Wilward, Cdleman, wounded. London, May Gulf Light, American oil tank steamer, flying the American flag, was torpedoed at noon on Saturday, off the Scilly Islands. The Gulf Light was a vessel of 320! tons burden. She sailed from For Arthur, Texas, on April 10, bound fo: Rouen. The crew of the tank steamer Gul Light have been landed on the Scill; Islands. The officers are quoted as sayin that the captain of the vessel had! been killed, and that two sailors lost their.lives by drowning. The crew of the Gulf Light was tak- en off by a patrol boat and the tank learner is being towed in by another vessel. To Investigate ihington, D.C., May Wilson will reserve judgment on the torpedoing of the American steamer Gulf Light until full official details ,re received. On the face of.the news dispatches, officials admit that the at- tack on the ship is a serious ma-iter, but they intend that a very thorough investigation shall be made, and. that no hasty action should be taken, J.A.McCollM.P. Loses Brother, Killed in Action Alta., May D. C McCoil, reported Wiled, in the casualty 'list, is a brother or. J. A. McOoll M.P.P. for Acadia, Alta. I e ranched on the Ked Deer Riv- er north of Brooks, and .was a veteran of the South African Two British LAST MPT TO Trawlers Sunk H3SS Highland Battalion of the Canadian ivislon surrender to the Germans, r did they fight till annihilated? is he question that arises after reading He description of the fight in which RECEPTION FOR RED CROSS NURSE Aberdeen, Scotland, May Trawlers making port today de- clare that a German submarine sunk two trawlers within fifty miles of Aberdeen on Sunday. The crews of the two vessels, It It be- lieved lost theii- livei. ter in the day, he in a last attempt tervention. avert Italian in- IT PLEASES THEM London, May national de- can use no other perienced here in lhe the "highest declares, to- ay's Spectator. "We are not exaggerating when we ay the neople of the Motherland are more pleased by the heroism of the Canadians-than if the.great, deed-ot this battle had been the work of..un- jerial troops." Mrs. Botlnvell, who is going to the war zone as a Red Cross v nurse, will be tendered a recep- tlon by the local Red Cross so- ciety; 'at St. Augiistln's hail at !l o'clock tomorrow evening, All members of tho Red Cross v An MI iiiu 't society and their friends, and also the Daughters of the Elm- alSU UIK pire are invited to attend and particliiato in: the function. Mrs. Rothweli leaving in a fe-w days to repcrt for service. out hy. General Hughes, saying that they were cut off when the rest of the Canadians retreated, and which de- clares: "A large mass, amounting, it is estimated, to three divisions, or about Germans, got in the rear of the Highlanders, thus cutting them off hut they refused to surrender, and their firing was heard far into the nlEht The Germans- were in front, on t'4 left flank and in the rear. Wheth- er these gallant Highlanders were an- nihilated, or taken prisoners is not known, but so lonfi as a cartridge re- mained, they fought." Swedish Steamer Torpedoed London, May Exchange Tel- egraph Co. has received a dispatch from its conespondent at Copenhagen s'ajing that the Swedish steamer 1.1- llun, timber-laden irom Holsinborg for Hull, has heen torpedoed in the North 3ea by a German submarine. She went to the hottom In less, than three Canadian Nurses Reach England London, May A nurses from Canada arrived at Liverpool j. met by_ Colonel Hodgett and met ov ouiuiict Frank "Tobin, chairman of the Liverpool St John who extended hospitality he- J fore they proceeded to London. WMBUllfflNS Germans Hold Up Guard Belgian Supplies Austrian Frontier Of CAPTAIN J. D. GLOVER Ovillla Ont 4th Battalion, who London, May 3, 411 Rotterdam dispatch to the Mall says, as a result of friction between the American Relief Com mission and the German authori- ties in Befiin, 200 barges loaded with food for the Belgians, are laid up at Rotterdam. ZEPPELIN -SIGHTED London, May is reported that a Zeppelin airship Is travel- ling in the direction of England from the Island of Vll.l, and which is on the northern coatt of the Netherlands The airship passed over the island Jt 10 o clock this morning. Venice, Lon- dispatch from Udein, Italy, reoortt active military pre- parations on the Austrian of the frontier. Train, of heavy artillery, proceeding by night, said to occupy commanding posi- tions, Night traffic In the dis- tricts of Coriti, Gradisca, Monfal- ion. and Tolmein, all In Austria. Is orohlblted without special auth- ority. AEROPLANE London, May S.-A aeroplans, coming from the direc- tion of OsUnd, wouted over tr and Folkestone at neon toeliy. It was driven off by gun fire.' ;