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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 8, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta ARE U. S. WAR LATEST REPORT some lime today. PRES. WILSON PLAYS GOLF AFTER HEARING THE NEWS; ARMY AND NAVY MEN CONFER Rome, May S.-The German govern- ment i. acquainted with the determina- tion of the Rome Cabinet to enter the war, and It is considered more than likely that the Kaiser, following the m to Am- ey line indicated in his telegram to bassador von Buelow, will declare war upon his former ally, and simultane- ously endeavor to .trlke a crushing blow at her. This morning Italian papers come cut In favor of intervention, and pre- dict the outbreak of hostilities i> a matter of a few days only. The calmness of the population on the eve of such great events is re- markable. The credit for this rests largely with the government, which for eight months has gradually accus- tomed the people to the idea that the nation eventually must be obliged to fight. Even the most ardent neutral ists have given in to the Inevitable and when war is once declared th in cued are Mise Dodd, also a trained nurse, and John Ellis' a carpenter. The seven mem- bers of the A. R. Mainmain family are all still missing. London, Burnaide of To- ronto is given amongst the survivors landed at Queenstown. News of Allans London, May the office ot the Allan line it is stated that they have ed Ulairan, anounclno. that the two Misse. Allan of Montreal were seen to enter a boat after the Lueitania wae struck. There T, however, no news of their being act- ually safe. Lady Allan i. remaining at Queenstown. Ten Montrealers Safe Montreal 8-From cable ad- vices to the and irom personal messaees to relatives it was learuei at least tfn Montrea ter, for we owe it not only to human hut to our own national self-res- pect." Ex-President Taft's Views Milwaukee, Wis., May news as it comes this morning is most said hirmer President W. H. Tall, on his arrival from Madi- son today. "It presents a situation of the worst character possible, aw.aken- ng great national concern. "I do not wish to embarrass the Pre- sident or the Administration by a dis- cussion at this stage, but I confidence that the President will fol- low a wise and patriotic course.. NEWSPAPER COMMENT The Chicago Tribune "To the slaughter of the innocents in Belgium ivnd in Poland, has been added the slaughter of the innocents of the Lusitania. This law of mas- sacre violates all previous law of the seas. The alternative towards action is fraught with consequence of incal- culable .Philadelphia Pubjio Ledger "The utter recklessness of the Ger- No More Reports London, May 8. 2.15 f'" bureau informed by theAdm ray ana now being embalmed. Berlin Claims The Capture of Russian City Berlin, May Official announce, ment was made at the German war of- fice today that ths city of Ltbau in the province of Courlaud, has AlfCiyilized Nations Should Unite to Destroy Barbarians J.UC ULtOL --_ man submarine campaign against ship- jassrngeis on the 1 usit 1hcv arc uoiiaina JlmH SUDluarintJ ping, telligcrent or neutral, reaches its Orr Lewis, Miss climax'in the sinking of the VV 111! lania', Germany scores her largest in dividual triumph in the war on Bri atsome pVace aWB the Irish coast. Hamilton Survivors Hamilton May 8 -Messages USn i.t" 11 ItAr Hamilton May 8 -Messages were ot the Lusitaliia.Is one for the Unite! d ncre hs mormng that two gutes, and H is the bat Hamiltontons Hobmson I'irie, buyer for defense .purposes the dreadnaugnt fn? linford Co and Mrs. A. ls Junk. Submarines and more sub for l Os- marines must be the keynote of Am Osborn vufe 01 Mr OB P R.. A -8 taB would be slight, m fact reports said that passengers and the story ,s entirely different. Over a thousand soul, Hshed, victim, of the barbansm of the Germans. The civilized wortd punishment a nation of murderers of innocent people car i Se gi >en The world knows today more fully than ever before the character of the European menace. Geimany is without a soul. Its instincts are thoee.of the beasts of the junsles. Human blood is its passion world -if the idoalS of civilization are to be mamtainoi until, even one ot the savages is humbled in the umt them, ;