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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 5, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta MARKETS LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY MAY July wheat October wheat WEATHER High i Low Forecast: SNAAND JAPAN nnnuiniiv IIUIHI THICK OF 1 Thirsty to Revenge Cruel Treatment of Canucks by Germans Ottawa, Ont, May the Ca- nadians again have been in the trench- es, as stated in a dispatch from Dun- kirk, Is confirmed by messages re- ceived by the Militia department. it is understood, however, that the losses were comparatively light, as compared with the fighting in the bat- of Langhemarcq. It is not d.f.n- Itely known that the Canadian, who took part in the battle of over a week .go were in this latter fating. It is considered likely that the engaged were the which did not take part In the heroic and successful effort to stop the Ger- man advance, including regiments Sch were sent over from England immediately after the big battle. FOUND ONE CRUCIFIED London, May 5.-The Mornino, Pos kavs lieutenant-colonel, writing Apri says the Canadians have don snlehdidly. They are mad with rage say one of their men crucified. not mere camp nossip, as a genera vouches for the fact. PROTECTION FOR KIIEIMS STATUARY Last the' vening, in St. Augustin's ha of, gave Alberta Names Appear in Casualties Calgary, Alta., May names of many Alberta men ap- pear in the latest casualty list Is- sued last night, which Indicates, by the heavy toll taken, that the Princess Patricias have been un- der fire again recently. Among those mentioned as wounded, from Alberta, are: Lance Corporal Congden, Medicine Hat; Private Wm. Barker, P.O. Box 72, Cayley, Alta.; Private Leonard N. Patterson, Leslieville, Alta., and Bombr. James M. Hendrle, 1315 Fifth avenue, Lethbridge, who was with the 1st.Field Artillery Brigade (previously shows the scaffolding ana sand bags covering the. GERMANSCLAIM THEY BROKE USSIAN LINE ANNULATE TURK FORCE Paris. May despatch from [ytilcnc to the Tluviis Agency says hat a regiment of Turkish troops annihilated during fighting at he Dardiiiicllcs last night and that lie Allies transported 1000 more irisoners to Teiralos and lloudros. BULLETIN the House Commons Mr. KO.lyway asked last, evening whether Lord Fisher was consulted with regard to the March attack on the Dardanelles and whe- ther Lord Fisher expressed the optn- ion that the attack ought riot to he r, Imade in the circumstances it the people of Lctnbmige savu ,n- Churchiu rcplied "The an- thusiastic send-off to Mrs. Kothwe 11 to , question is. yes, to a dispatch received by the RUSSIANS from DEFEAT.. TURKb serve a riven under the auspices 01 the local of the Red Sross Society for Rothvvell, who was the guest of the second, no. Lord Charles Beresford asked, the "rime Minister it the on the ovve, >ionor The reception committee con- Sd of Mayor Hardie, dent o[ the provmcia, Re, Coss So "rme nse Dardanelles had not developed a new Persia now should be free of her .uninvited guests. Daranees a and serious situation, seeing that the Kovcrnment had informed the public that r-verv man and munition could be provided were .wanted cictv, Judge Jackson, president of the: FIanllBrs_ Mr. Asquith replied it local Red Cross .Society, Jfcb- WM no( ,ldvisaljle to .deal with this dames Reeve, Johnstone, eber, tter hv on and answer and a .1 charge' of the delightful" musical pro- gram8 which consisted of vocal solos Mr. Cooper, Mrs. Lundy and Mr. nV 'ML. V-'UUJ'Li, and a-humorous reading ddmgton, anu a by Miss Bawdcn. Selections by the Winilolin agreeably, filled the intervals and met with great ap- preciation from all present. ,The affair was informal. A! ler the musical program bad (Continued on Page be premature. THIRTEENTH REGIMENT PRAISED _. n IK l t i-ri Pincher Creek, Alta., May Cruikshanlts, D.O.C., inspecting the 13th C.M.R. C.E.I1. this weelt, stated that the regiment was a splendid.body of. soldiers, and he expected the best been from them. The boys are expected to leave.for Calgary on May 17. Capt. Ripley Succeeds Lieut-Col. Stewart in Command of the 20th. Gol. Stewart to Take Seven Men East with Him From Battery Here Capt Alvin Ripley. the 3lUh ft tterv C V> F., officer com manding in succession to Ueut.-CoI Stewart, promoted to-command...ol Lieut II' Mcwburn to he captain and second in command to succeed Caot Uipley promoted. Lieut. McClcllan to he senior lieu 'Tieut-Col Slewalt and brigade BtalT together with seven men of the ,20th Battery, to go east shortly, the. t" be attached to .the headquar- ters battery of the 7th artillery Mi- giThcse are the interesting announcc- rocnts made to the Herald this morn- ing bv oncers ot the 20th Batten One changes ind promotions, it ib understood will tike effect at OIILC Capt Kiple> whose rank is now tnaioi, if an old timer here having lived here since his jouth He w .s connected with the 25lh Batter) since its organization, and has been second an command of the iOlh Baltcrv Last night at the the fcerreanls' mess of the 20th Battery men 0 banquet to the oilic- MW CANADIAN CASUALTIES London, May the House of Commons today H. J. Tennant, under- secretary for War, announced the to- tal casualties of the Canadian divi- sion at 232 officers and men. The Princess Patricias regiment alone lost 20 officers and 308 men. Germans Bag 9 British Trawlers London, May trawlers is the bag credited to German sub- marines on Monday of this week in a message received here from Hull. In addition to the lolanthc, the Hero and the Northward Ho! the victims belonging in Hull in- clude the Hector, Progress, Co- quette and Bob White, while the Rugby and the Bridge, owned in Grimsby met a similar fate. Hull, England, May more British trawlers have been -diiBd the list of those blown up by German submarines m the North Sea Monday, and it is fear- ed others also were lost, as they were shelled and fired upon with rifles bv the crew of a submersi- ble The of the trawler Wanthe; Hero and Northward Ho! have landed here, reporting the destruction of their boats. No. lives were lost aboard, any of the three. i China May Decide to Surrender to Jap Claims-Consuls Preparing to Leave is Tense Hankow, China, May Japanese consul general received instructions from Tokio today lii-ectlng- him to order Japanese women and children be prepared to leave Hankow for Japan by omorrow's steamer. Tokio, May 5.-AII Japan has focussed Its attention on the Chmese situation, which is believed tc be full of historic possibilities It is re- ported that the Foreign office has sent telegrams to all consul, in Instructing them to prepare for possible departure. Japanese at Mukden have been asked to hold themselves in readiness to withdraw to places near the South Manchurian railroad. Count Terauchi, Governor-Genera, Korea, ha, h.Ud a conference with the general staff of the army. The decision of tn. Ca inet and elder statesmen Is expected tomorrow. The press says is n u inet and eiaer siaicBmcn is will be the limit of the proposed ultimatum. Newspapers characterize as insulting the Insistence of China that J.p. an's offer to restore Kiao Chau be reduced to writing. CHINESE CAPITAL QUIET was of with Yuan ShiKa, ANT1CIPATE TRUTH London, May 5-The Secretary to the Chinese Legation Interviewed private Woosey, deserter from the 31st is a very to Calgary, May Lyons better known hv his nick name o.f "Shorty" was yesterday afternoon had young man. He started out 'ouiid gml'tv ot the murder of Roy_ carve" a career in crime for Blair a CPU brakeinan, by shootr has landed him lor the secona ing him while being put off a freight time at Lethbridge. His; triin in tiie C P II, yards in 191-1, the past few weeks reads something and was sentenced by !ludgc Walsh to like this Escaped from barrackart be hanged at the Lcthbridge jail on Calgary while awaiting court mar July 20. The hours, Five Macleod Men in Casualty List 'in the. well of the'Domimon oil Macleod Stay all appear- miies south of this town, is tne iviacieou, sllfiered rumor here and officials rQjTV I JUtldUUU, rf.. j Mai'on minor offense" in his regiment the Macleod boys ffiored Stole a horse at severely in the fled for the boundary. lcss..than m oil aas neen 'struck in limited quantities ih the. well of the'Dominion Oil Co., twelve miles south of this tow- persistent rumor here and of the we'll do not deny the sta------ although they will say nothing for pub- Who succeeds to command of the 20tli Lyons received the death sentence without as much as' an extra quiver of an eyelid. He took it with the same stolid indifference that charac- "The oil is stated to taduiie George fifths feet nml nrnminp.nt TOOtr- nrvu Lethb nclude George uraiw, eral nunurei: j nf mod rancher.and promment foot- The well is now a a depth of 1000 g Great'Falls, Jloixt. .id picture sent to sheriff Falls, by Supl. Pcnnetather, idee, finally arrested and L.OILU jiiuiiiiinvin-u niuv i io 1 where he his demeanor throughout the trial once'miirc. foothalier, K Uas whole day of his tnal soW to horse at Conrad, have resided in Macleod Af local business, wno eouat in audible tones he had nothing to t_ j Rain showers which were throughout the ent're Lethbridge dis- trict, fell jesterday afternoon aod last evening In the city, rain fell for nearly an hour between 8 and 1 o'clock, a steadv downpour which, though not heavv was sufficient to thoroughly wet the soil At Macleod ram fell all vesterdas afternoon At Taber there was a half-hour ram early in the evening At Warner to the south light JJiltl from Wichlow, Ireland. iicner .auu mo ia "uv 1ft ..vpninp- At to tne sc Pfr: Gas Co ttliich is a in audible tones ne nau w say when asked to finally plead, and Mont. _j.i_j thn. heanne 'He j ma iv ineaa, and stood UP steadily: unaided, while here awful death sentence was pronounced I impressively with-the courtroom full I to the brim with spectators. I The recommendation to mercy seem: ed to be the straw that buoyed him up with hope, Judge Walsh promising j to forward it .to the proper be brought up for GIRL WOULD BE mis have resided in local Dusinusa, wuu years and who received a cab e- ,v wlth the compam if on is juii't j____ nvmniinciiitr tile _j___1. irram yesterday announcing .tli wounding of their son. Bliss Ryan a telephone operator here some months. Thomas P. Rafferty o Waterloo struck. CANADIANS MONTREAL BATTALIONS ARE NOT CAPTURED llbntreal, Que., May re-, cened from England today from ottij CPM in the 13th and Hth ..Montreal bittalions. saying they safs ami well would indicate that there is lit- tle foundation tor the rumors which liave been circulated that these tw.o battalions had been captured. It offered her services to the militia de- inftment as a chauffeur with the can- idian motor ambulance corps at the front and has received a letter from Major-General Hughes promisiug her the first available vacancy. ong believed that captures have been made, it has been small detachments and not the battalions as a -whole. Am- onc those cabling, to relatives arc Lieut.-Col. P. ,S. Captain Lieut Col Is K ft liiie" v y crs and men who leen transfer ted to the 7th brigade headquarti-ri ccom a, ny L icut Col I batM reporUlndr3 t Ulun of .the officers among ll uf v- where the) vill be attached to headquarters the wounded. ARMY 5r S vvell known re- Ihey enlisted A DR. PATTON SAID TO HAVE THE JOB _ Milk River, Alta., May It is understood liere that Dr. Cildwell veterinaiy officsr at Coutts has been transferred to Corbin Co. Closes Work ous another section of the service, and that Dr Patton who has been veis active m Conien.1 tivc circles recentlv, and who ,as lormerly In the service, has been named as his suecebs or at Coutts engineers' at Calgary, n'Maclcod. n n Ferme, B. C., May derground workings 1 the un- CIJ? e Corbin MADE GERMANS SQUEAL London. Maj Field of the 7th Battalion, 2nd Brigade, is one of the many Canadians recommended for the distinguished service medal It should be borne in mind in, connec tion with such distinctions that there are invariablj many recommendations but comparatively few conferments Field's1 recommendation arose from the Dlucky manner in w Inch he stuck to one Of'his wounded officers Field is now In a hospital at Bromley, saf fering-witll a. slight bullet wound and bronchitis, consequent upon gas pois- oning. He sajs that the one effect thf 'asphyxiating gi- es had upon himselt and many of h1 was to ren ir them speechless some days ue ro they were assailed by the gas days ___ Heavy Rain at Maclcod Macleod, May has ailing heavily this afternoon I l'c H r Creek v districts have all experienc- r Cree isrics ae ed heavy rams during the past been apd ailing ncitvitj ni" ooks hie continuing for some time. Practically the whole of the seeding nmshed, and this additional mois- ture will be heartily welcomed. The report ot of cut- worm m the south and south-east dis- trict has been very much exaggerat- ed, and from latest it would appear that the damage caused by this pest is not of any great im- portance. FINED UNDER TRUANCY ACT Magrath, Alta., Jlav first conviction here undur the Truancy Act was handed down last night by Juitlc. Beenian, m the case ot School Inspect- ,._______ r> .txr .nrQ. romnanv is st 11 operating some lonien "n with the steam ihovel which works the surface, digging coal and a number of men are still employed in connection ..s operation of the Eastern British Co- v got in o as 2one that the Canadians begs-Jl to drop like nine pins, and lay wheie they fell The Germans squealed, he savs, when the Canadians gnt Into the wood after them or Morgan vs P minent rancher. Mr Ui taken Ins boy out of school partly be- cause of illness, but having failed to eomplj -with the law In sewring a pro- per excuse or a doctor's certificate, he was toand guilty, fined the the court and placed under bond This was a test case U4 are likely to fU' ;