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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 7, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta Ji .1 h er WEATHER Forecast: Local Showers FRIDAY, MAY.7, 1915 NUMBER 121 LETHBRIDGE, ALBEKTA, UJSiTANIA TOIPEDOED, SUNK Cunal Liner Lusitania was torpedoed and sunk off Kmsale, the passengers atj believed to have been taken off in the lifeboats. ,h. Port, for Ambasia' regu a are being carried out confix. L German families ,eft .Imc.t for er d Athens in view of events which are Impend x ISIPORJEG Arthur Fautley in List Issued Last Night-Over 200 Names Appear Ottawa, Ont., May were over two hundred names in the casualty list issued by the de- partment of Militia last night. It is stated that the lists will now be heavier than ever for a time, as the names of those killed and wounded in the big fighting of two weeks ago are reaching the re- cords office in larger numbers than ever. Private John Arthur Towers, of Holmpatriok subdivision, Calgiry, was wounded while lerving in the 10th Battalion, according to night's lengthy casualty lint. Am- ong Alberta men reported hurt are: Private Harry Alexander Walton, P.O. Box 56, Macleod, Alta Private Arthur FaUtley of Raymond, Alta., both of the 10th Battalion; Private Carl Hyliner Goodman of Monitor, Altla., report- ed dangerously wounded while serving with the 5th Battalion; Private W. R- Beatson of Provost, Alta., 5th Battalion; Private J. S. McMHIen, Edmonton, and Private E. J. Stephens, Calgary. A Fighting Family Arthur Fautley is a son of Mrs. Baker of Raymond. His step-father, Mr Baiter received word last lllgllt of ills' son's misfortune. Arthur enlisted at Lethbridge. He brothers now In-.thc ranlis with the 13th C.M.R. in Cardstpn..- Warner Crops in Good Shape Warner, Alta., Slay rain which fell on .Tuesday afternoon and evening whilst it benefitted garden not Just what local farm would like to see. It went down about an inch, but not deep enough to tlie moisture at present In the ground; Most of the grain is coming along in fine' shape, and there Is abundance of moisture in the ground. _____ GENERAL HUGHES- MAY VISIT FIRING LINE Ottaua Ont May is here that if thcie is no election in .lime, Major-deneral Hughes soon win iliit ths I rout to conditions at first band. BOMBARD TlfRMSH CAPITAL Paris, May attack the war on Constantinople is .report in an unofficial dispatch from Athen It is said three Russian aviators fie over the city, dropping several bomb which are believed to have caused'e tensive damage. The message says also that the Ru sian Black Sea fleet bombarded Turkish forts on the left bank-of t! Bosphorus on Wednesday. Sever Russian shells fell within about t miles of Constantinople. AP MINISTER WILL LEAVE PEKIN IF ALL DEMANDS NOT MET Pekin, May 7, 7 Hioki, the janese minister to China, went to e Chinese Foreign office between 3 Id 4 o'clock this afternoon and pre- nted the Japanese ultimatum, which sists that China accede to the de- ands presented by the Tokio govern- ent. Minister to Leave Tokio, May Japanese For- gn office has informed the Assoclat- d Press correspondent that Eki Hloki, inister to China, has been given in- structions by rtelegraph regarding the presentation, probably today (Friday) of Japan's ultimatum to China. If the demands of Japan are not accepted be. fore the time limit expires Minister Hioki will leave Pekin. Desire Peaceful Settlement Tokio, May dispatch to the Nichi-Nlchi from its Pekin correspond- ent says China last night informed Jap- anese MinlaterV.HIokl that it desired to arrange a -settlement of the de- mands In'suchji way as to avoid rup- ture. 3rotests of No Avail, Brit- ish May Use Poison Themselves London, May cabinet- is not -the question whether the Important Changes An- nounced in Officials of Govt; Railways BVMay T.-CUangcs in the personnel on the Canadian gov- No Connected Story Yet Through on Disaster-Steamers are Rushing to Rescue of Passengers Afloat in Life- boats-Washington Stunned by Event London, May 7. announcement was made that the had remained afloat at Inert 20 minutes alter betas: torpedoed and that twenty boats were on the spot at that time. Vow York May 7.-Confirniation of the Lusitania report was received the way to Liverpool. SERIOUS FOB THE UNITED STAIL.b v- of ilie torpedoing of the Lusitania struck of- allies should employ poison gases eminent, railway service were an- against the Germans, according .to apnnced last night, following the an- Chronicle, which editorially nouncement from Ottawa some days lues that -It is clear from all the ago-that Abe National Transcontuien- vUenCB that the German asphyxiat- tal railway, from -Moncton to Wmn.- "rases possess .serious military im- peg and the K.T.P. from Fort Wil- iortance and the enemy will continue liamto superior Junction had been' uuriilui'C iiliu- nut; mi'tt'j -------_, to use them, probably on a growing use em, ale, whenever conditions are favor- ahle A new and formidable weapon has been introduced into wariare, and much as we regret its introduction and censure the gross breech of in- ternational rules by which it- was in- troduced, neither regret nor censure battles. taken over for operation by the gov- even torpedoed and that she sunk this afternoon. ernment. -1'. P. Brady, for the past nine years general superintendent of the Inter- colonial -and the Prince Edward Isl- and railways, with headquarters at Moncton, is to be general superin- tendent of the N.T.R. between Que- bec and Winnipeg with headquarters (JIJU11UUO; f the most serious Washing ton has laced since beginning 01 uit OFFICIAL NEWS MaT 7-The Evening Express was officially. inionned this Cnnard S.S. Company that the Lusitania had been PARENTS OF MRS. LINDSAY ON BOARD Lethbridge passengers were on the Lusitania. Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Young, of Hamilton, parents of Mrs. W. P. Lindsay, ot ers on the ill-fated boat, Mrs. Lindsay to at present WVoTSW- are to fee, that bee and Winnipeg with headers Mr. anU Ml'S. YOUUg AVel'e Oil their Way tO England tO SCC SOU, Lt. .t cochrane, M, the engagement in Ituee. rt Full Passenger List New York, N.Y., May Lusi tania had a very full passenger liet hand tied behind their auu- that is the feeling, which, ii justified, might destroy all the morale of even the bravest we must light gases with gases and do so with the least possible delay. We must arm our front with equipment at least. as deadly as the German gas equipment. nd if possible deadlier. This is not a. matter to stand arguing about. In justice to our own soldiers we need to act and act quickly." Southern Alberta was ..refresh last'night-hr one of the most drenc ng rains that has fallen this year, i Nearly all the seeding is done, and the rain falling as it did during the night, will have a most; excellent chance to soak in. Reports show that the rain was general over the whole south country. Carriiiingay reports a heavy rain lasting all night and pros- pects are good for more. At Taber the rain lasted for several hours. At Raymond the land-got a good, soak- ing. Lnthbridge and immediate-neigh; borhobd also got'a good sho-Aver. ANOTHER BRITISH STEAMER TORPEDOED London, May British steam- er Candidate was torpedoed by a Ger- man submarine yesterday off Water- Tord, Ireland. The menlbe.'s' of her crew were saved. Strathcona Horse are Believed to be Now in France have charge of the operation oi the Lake Superior branch of the Grand Trunk Pacific between Port William and Superior Jet. I K McNeillie, lately superintend- ent'of'district No. 3 of the C.P.K. with offices at Montreal, is to be general superintendent of the Inlev- and the, Prince Edward Isl- and railways, and ol the National Transcontinental east of Quebec. Mr. JIoNeKlio's headquarters will be at Moncton. B: S. Richardson, assistant super- intendent at Moncton of the Interco- lonial and Prince Edward. Island roads, goes to the Fort William-Wm- nipeg section of the Transcontinental superintendent. The changes are ef- fective immediately. to- Ottawa, May It is rumored night oil good authority that Strath- cona's Horse, the Royal Canadian Dragoons and the King Edward NO ELECTION TILL FALL Ottawa, Out, May It may be staled definitely that there will be no election tills -spring or summer. ffiSBsrjEjffiKs hritr.irifi with the other bri- auinoruy LnrfL (.1 .___ Macleod, Alt An inquiry into the: death of John Zoeteiuan, who was found snot through the head at Pearce last was started before Coroner Grady today, but after viewing the body the proceedings were ad- journed tilll Monday'morning next. In the meantime a post-mortem examina- tion, of the body will be made. The accused, D. P. Coxson, was not present at tile inciuiry, and was not by counsel. enera ee, infantry brigade with the other bri- gades of the expeditionary forces. It is stated that these regiments which autory a the matter for the present: Whether or not an election may be held In the nds DYNAMITERS GET is stated that these regiments which depends, were organized as cavalry are said .to rs a m have exnrcssed their readiness and largeli on iiie u___ ...ho he. firing line as infantrj STIFF SENTENCE Haileybury, OnU May Tom Sys- koc '-pleaded guilty to lighting the fuse 11 the attempt to blow up the Nipissing "Mining Go.'s- powder magazine, there- bj endangering the lives of hundreds of persons, and was sentenced to 14 years for lighting the fuse two conspiracy pnfl three months lor Lheft of provisions, tentences Co run concurrently other prisoners, nho supplied the fuse, were each sentenced to three months on each courit, Just before the steamer's departure a number of passengers received tele- grams at the pier signed by names un- known to them, and presumed to be fictitious, advisinn them not to sail, it the liner was "to be submarines. Allfred Gwynne'Vander- biit.wss one of the passengers who received such a message. He destroy- ed the message without comment. All Safe New York, N.Y., May Dow- Jones ticker service in a report from London declares was beached, and passengers and crew, ac- cording to Lloyd's, were saved. Afloat Twelve Hours New York, N.Y., the re- ports are true that the Lusitahls was torpedoed at 2 o'clock this morning, and that she did not no down until half-past two this afternoon, she was afloat for more than twelve hours, a period of time which undoubtedly gave opportunity for the removal of pas. singers. It not known just how fir from shore the Lusitania was when she struck. A dispatch from London set forth No Rilk Charles P. Sumner, agsnt of the Cunard line, was at the pier, and in a statement made then that the voyage of the Lusitania would not be attended uy any risk whatever as the liner had a speed of knots, and was provided with unusual water- tight bulkheads. In commentmn on the report of the torpedoing of the Lusitania, marine1 men pointed out that in their opinion the Lusitania could not be sunk by single torpedo. The Uusitama delayed for more than two and a half hours in silling for Liverpool Saturday list on account of having to take over the 163 passen. gers from the Anchor liner Omeronla, which was chartered at the list min- ute by the British Admiralty. Laughed at Threats Charles T. Bowerlng, of the firm of Bowenng Brothers, and presi- dent of the St. George's Society, one of the passengers whp silled on the Lusitania. He commented on the advertisement appearing in the mom- ma paprs, characterizing it as a silly performance, and beneath the dignity of a diplomatic repreLentatlve of any foreign government. Alex. Campbell, general manager for John Dewar 4 Son., Lioicr, ft dispaicii Hum jonn uewar T that assistance was sent to her. The to the advertisement cablegram was preceded by this mei- Uge "Live, pool. May End Olhw the sage "Liveipool, May L ireless reoorts distress calls IS wmmv roi. Other patsenaera on the i-usltama wireless reoorts distress cans included Elbert Hubbard, publisher of by the Lusitania as follows, 'pome at We DA, Thomas, a wealthy once, bm list, position ten miles west WeUh operator, and west Klnsale.'" Lady Maekworth, the I A third read All available In harbor dispatched to assist. IVVeiBn CVell ter. Lady Maekworth, the English i fragette. (CONTINUED ON PAGE GERMANS WARNED THE LUSITANIA PASSENGERS ssr.-s make them believe the BritUh liner untafe, ;