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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 4, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta n f h h July oRts WEATHER High .7 Forecast: LUTTHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. TUESDAY, Governor-General Refuses to Sign Dissolution of Commons May Free Press ShsrhMoke, Qnc., correspondent says "At a Conservative meeting Satur- day HOB. C. .1. Donor ly said the gov- was preparing lot n general election. The persistent opposition ot tho gorornor-geuoral to sign tlio or- der for dissolution ot parliament while country wan at war was the graateit obstaoie in tho way ot Mic u-ovcnuaiuit. The government' has and another 000 000 was to he spent, and the gov- ernment wanted to know if the peo- ple wore satisfied with its acts. An appeal to the electorate was there- fore necessary." Appeals To The Courts On Assessment The C! P.R. will appeal to the dis- trict court here on.the assessment or acreage property held by the compaii! in the city and school district. Iho companv is not apparently satisOed with the assessment and will ask district court judge to give his opm- iqn. The company claims the asscss- This is the only appeal against as- sessment being taken to the courts, oi which the city has been notiiicd. triie appeal will be heard shortly. THE NEWS TO GENERAL Ipetrograd Uumoved at Apparent German Victories Fighting in Dardanelles Increases in Violence -Small Engagements in the West Ottawa, Ont., May Al- berta men appear, on the latest rank and file casualty list issued by the Militia departrmnt night. They are: J. H. C. Turnbull, Medicine Hat, wounded; Pte. A. S. Rosenroll, Wetaskiwln (tan of A. S. Rosen- roll, seriously wound- ed; Co. Sergt.-MaJor G- E- wln" ter, wounded; Private E. J. Stephens and Private Murdock J. Macleod, Calgary, both wound- ed. S Rosenroll, who is a SOP c an" eX'M P P. of was well known in Lethbridge, having been en- gaged for two years as a member ot the staff of the Imperial bank. He was only 20 years of age. He is re- ported as seriously wounded. Ihe roung man- had a host of friends here Who heard with great regret today oi his misfortune. London, May 4.-A reported precedence over M other of the discussion of the forthcoming budget. Stri trUn Snd German e Aua- that th. Rus- this front, on which they claim a great victory. FIGHT AT DARDANELLES London, May ..-British troops are "0" 'd-ncino intc the the Gallipoli accor dmg to an continue, in the Moufros, Tenedos, in shifts, and the bombanl- Dardanelles. The o the a Jre batlerina bound to b, a tou8H Job." ff FIGHTING IN THE WEST May t NEGOTIATIONS ARE RESUMED COLONEL STEWART TO GO EAST SOON TO TAKE OVER COMMAND OF BRIGADE Lieut.-Col. J. S. .Stewart, o! Lethbricigc, recently appointed to the command of the 7th artillery brigade, Canadian peditionary force, is expectei. to leave the city this week for Ottawa, to take over his new medical officer. The Herald received word last night that Ueut.-Colonel Stewart, together with the commanders of the other new lj created artillery brigades, ad been instructed to report in Ottawa at once, and it is expected that the Leth- bridgo men will be on their way cast by the end ol the WC61 Stewart received hi? promotion to brigade command- M some four or five weeks ago. Until then he was commander of the 20.11. Battery 0. b. F., and previous to that had hem. commander oi the 25th Bat- tery Canadian field artillery, Leth'bridge, since its orgamza- tl0Capt. Magrath has been con- nected with" the 2Sth Battery since its organization When Col Stewart received his pro- motion, he selected Capt. Jla- as his brigade Capt Clbris. Gibson, who for several years has been with tlie 25th, as Ins paymaster, and WHEAT EXPORT THROUGH U. S. IS PROHIBITED out of the Dominion must b. con.lgn.d to or Canada at the LIEUT.-COL. STEWART Capt. Fairell, a 'Well known, medical man residing at Iweeil, as his medical officer. Col. Stewart, when asked last night when he would leave, would make no statement for publication'. His successor an commander the 20tn Battery has not yet been .made known, but it is expected the. new of- ficers for (tie 20th will be in- stalled before Ool.. Stewart takes his departure. The recruiting oi men for the JOth Batterv proceeded very briskly on The authorities are hand- nickine'the men and quite a number were turned down. There are still po- helng recruited at Calgary, sssissst'ff'iua men. Germans Claim Only Small Boats Lost in N.Sea Mr Llovd George Berlin, via London, thf 4 the year 1915 K, issu 1 would be or n irally m coincidcs with .P.HMSOOO the British version, but describes the This is an increase ot S snlps as "outpost-boats" C.N.R. FAILS TO PAY .London, May 4, 4.45 p.m.-In pre- senting the budget to the House of Commons today, the Chancellor oi the Exchequer, David Lloyd George, esti- mated that if. the war lasted during the whole of tbe fiscal year, Great would be or ,jir Lloyd George said that if the war should last six months instead ot a vear Great Britain's estimated ex- penditures would be or Ceorse estimated that .pay the-dividend -duei May 2. on the five million pound Stirling is- sue ot 5 oer cent. 20-year income 'barge on convertible debenture stock, making this ectors say tbat they see no I paying the next semi-annual divid- nd on this issue due Novembei' 2 ut that they hose to wsume dividend navments next. year. The stock is Toncum.utltive, and, therefore, the holders must count on total him his year's dividend. THIS is au t f iBCt or over tho total of last year. Hon. Duncan Jfarshall, minister .ot lost German ships Allies Dropped Bombs on Ostendf May 3.-Continual fli- ng of heavv guns was audible on "b nV urday and.all "Showers of blessing" 'were generous agriculture, has announced to the bestowed upon this district in .tho of a good old-fashioned ram last week. It started in on Thursday last a hettvy Alberta Oil Operations are __ Very Ludicrous Oklahoma oil people bilieve that an oil field will develop in Alberta. They have been studying geological reports of this country and arc con- fident that oil will be struck here. They are very much amused at tho operations of stock compan- ies up in this part ol the country, however O. R Marnoch, president of the board of trade, who returned from a trip to Oklahoma last week, thab there are no oil stock companies developing the Oklahoma fields at all Newspaper, reports o! -wells brought m are published in Uo ot thiee Urns, three four o! them per- kaps in a day. WOMEN'S PEACE CONGRESS PACKED BY THE GERMANS SAYS NOTED U.S. WRITER 'May Daily. Mail quotes .Mary -Boyle p'ReiHy; an Ameri- can writer and social worker, and daughter ,of'the late John, Boyle p- Rellly.-the Irish American 'writer; as board of trade here that there wi 1 he no additional agricultural schools built in the province this year, but Uvhen more schools.ate being contem- I plated, one will very likely .be built 'in the irrigation belt of the south." This statement is in response to letters'and petitions forwarded from the board.ol trade heie, and other organizations in the south urging the establishment of an agricultural school and demonstration farm some- where in tho irrigation belt radiating 1 irom Lethbridge. The board of trade is assured that additional schools are yesterday from "outpost boats" wnichtatVngaEed armed English trawlers, one of which was destioj- division.of English torpedo boat destroyers joined in the battle ie- iulting in the loss of our outpost says the statement. Pay OfficUl Visit Grand Master Judge Jackson and Arthur Hayr made an official vis t_to IV and.ail nay ,J n Y land, in the direction of Ostend nd Nieuport, says the Telegraaf. More bombs were dropped on Os- tend vestcrdav afternoon by allied airmen, but the damage is unknown. The firing audible, yesterday after- noon -is believed to indicate that the Side of battle has turned .north from ypres and. that large forces are neat- er the Has Five Sons Serving Colors fine record of service is possess- ed b" Ex-Corporal J. W. Floury pveninK witu a ueu.j nnd his five sons. Sir. Vustviy, who which was followed by continual heavy in the 1st Northants of warm rain until Sunday. on Majupa-Hill in the first Without a doubt the moisture Boer war also fought in tlie for a "ood croD here this season Zulu war. His five sons arc all serv- for a _____ _ 4Vi._ jn iu th_ jjritish army, four at the rout and one on garrison duty in. ..i _r Tl_ -nut London, May cr Minterns from CardiB ior the River Plate, with aU .to" of coal, was torpedoed oft the Scilly Islands Monday. Two firemen killed and the second injured. and mainder of the crew have been landed Irrigation is Big Factor in Aiding City Growth. Says President Marnoch are off to an es t start. her way from .Copenhagen to The to report to the peace congress tor the EnglisH-speaklng peo. pics and was ordered excluded "from Germany. Miss O'-Reilly says her bag- gage was searched-at Wtti-uellmende, and her letters ot Introduction, books, a piece of EnsllsV gold, and some Rus- slnn madt, to> vere confiscated "I theft had ti) submit to a brutal personal :he continued "My dresses and even I was; wearing were ripped open, and I was ordered to return to the boat "l that when increases are_ made, the irrigation belt is sure to get a school. GLASGOW enter Germany Miss O'RpilH says tbe women s peace congress was packed the Germans, who, she sajB, organized it PASTORS LEARN TO SHOOT Glasgow, May Christ lanity In bulk enlisted for the period of the war in a special clergymen s coips Most ot tbe pastors of the citj joined the corps, and look their-first lesson in musketry They will he at- tached to tho citizens- truiuut v.orfs REP OOULDEN DROPS MAP Philadelphia, Pa, MIT S'-Repic- sentative J A Goulden ot New lork Clti dropped dead in the Broad street station ot the Pennsylvania rail road tins afternoon. Lethbridge Man Dies Suddenly Joseph Adams, who "was apparent-. v in sood health on Saturday, took iddcnVm In "f it his residence, 901 6th Ave. b., Sunday. Deceased was 49 years old, a native of England, and was a car- Denlei bv trade He u, survived by a wife and 2 sons, Arthur and Herbert, Tnu: five daughters, Elwe, Alice, Ivy Mrs B Martin and Mrs Messer, of The lune'ral will be held Irom Fet- terly's undertaking parlors Thursday Canon McMillen will have '-AC! reaved fdiuil) vide nrcle ol Iriendk. Independent. Mr. IMlsbury is a farmer near Coaldale. He is an- xicus to BO to the front himself. WAR TAX STAMPS How stupendoub a facto; in the de velopraent of a city a aellset I. ed ir- rigation district proves to be, 11 Sated in clear manner to 30 representative business men of Leth bridge last night bv President G R Marnoch of the Board ot Trade, who compared the development of Fort Collins, Colorado, in the heart of a big irrigation district to the developmen which Lethbridge had experienced and which the citv would experience were the irrigation prcuec's now pending in The post office department takes oc- casion to again inform the public that it is quite proper to use ordinary postage stamps for war tax purposes. For that matter, ordinary.stamps may be used for any purpose for which in- land revenue war stamps are used. It is impossible to use in- land revenue stamps on letters, post cards, postal money orders notes or post office J S. TUPPER BURIED London, Hay Stewart Tupper, eldest son of Sir Chcrlea Tup per was burled yesterday at Wolmer ,cote, tour miles from Oxford, uhere he died. dress, the result of Ins recent travels brought the business men present to he stase they enthusiastically decided to ?et behind the Old Man riv er project and any other irrigation ect which has been proposed in this district, and boost them ahead till hey had become realities President Marnoch Ms 3ust returned trom an extensive trip through the wes ern states His itinerary includ ed the oil fields of Oklahoma and the agricultural districts of Colorado The object of the trip was to obtain a knowledge of conditions Ule which would be of benefit to tbe peo pie of Lethbridpe Comparison Made He gave a comparison ot.Port Col lins Colo, with Lethbridje, Alta, in regard to climate, soil, production, and the difficulties and problems to be met. He showed the similarity of conditions In the two c ties, plained bow Fort Collins had met some ot these, and how Lethbridge could is a cit) of peo. pie, 55 miles north of Denver. It is centre of an irrigated district of ab- out acres, which easily aup. ports the city The climate is very similai to that of southern Alborta, even the westerli winds prevailing there The soil is also on a par the soW here, as resaids tertillty The chief crops grown are alfalfa and su- -ar beets Every inch ot tha lana m fins district is under cultivation The whole area ot this dl.trict, b9wever, is scarcslv equal to the area covered by the Old Man river diversion pro- in location is mueh tor otf than the It has practically unlimited areas ot land to draw from, compared to Fort Collins acres B.sldes being the centre ot a vast tarminj tributlng point 'for this and much more, whereas Fort CclllM Is tributary to Demrr In regard to production, Wo- noeh found that ot the Ijort Collins 1515 per ton for sugar beet crop amiicd better here. Tne (Continued on ;