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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 8, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME IX. LETMBRIDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, MAY 8, NUMBER 125 GERMANS ARE MAKING A N French Liner, Attacked, Reports Raiders are Crossing Atlantic Now York, May that two German submarines wore on their way to the American coast under the con- voy of two commerce raiders wan brought to New York Sunday by the Fabre liner Vehezia, which narrowly escaped capture by her superior speed. The chase twk nn Anril 29-whcn tllu Veuezia was 1200 miles out from Bordeaux and about 1800 miles trom New York. British naval reserve offi- cers In New York on a merchant yes- Eel state that tile two raiders prob- ably had escaped from Kiel on the night February 28 in company with the Grief, which was sunk the follow- ing morning in the North Sea by the British cruiser Andes. Four raiders got out at that time, and the sighting of two by the Vcnezia on April 29th leaves one more to be accounted for. Captain Bonifacio, who Is a taciturn man and averse to publicity, refused to give any account of the incident, nnd said he would make his report to the agent of tho Fahre line and the French iconsul. Denies" Report New York, May that the Fs-her liner Venezia was attacked and chased by two German commerce raiders and submarines in mid-sea on May 1, was denied today by Oapt. Bonifacio, ship master In making his report to the Faher line office and to Captain Gaunt, a British naval at- tache. VON BEULOW IS SUMMON- ED BY KAISER London, May Von Ueulow, former German im- perial chancellor, has been summoned lo heailciuartors by Emperor William according to a dispatch to the Kxchango Telegraph company from the Hague. His visit, adds the dis- patch, is said lo lie of great political significance. MEREDITH-DUFF COMMISSION PHOTOGRAPHED IN SESSION RAPIDLY IliC Last Day For Receiving Entries Musician To Give Organ Recital TOIAL160 AH Are Not Yet Accounted For of Compensation Receives Attention Dublin, May. official figures lave yet teen Issued on the deaths of civilians in the recent revolt but 160 have already been accounted for, 112 males, 20 females and 28 uniden- tified. Tha list is, still incomplete be- cause it is known that mans, of the dead havo not been registered in any- place open to public inspection. Fifty of the victims wore burled in Glasnevin cemetery on. Saturday and thirty-one others In Mount Jorome ceme'tery. Certificates of death from gunshot' wounds in 150 cases have Question of Compensation Dublin, .May Question of compensation for losses sustained by traders during the revolt is causing much heart-burninz. Under British law the government is not liable for such losses In Ireland or Scotland, but a strong feeling prevails that the grtvornmeiit ought to make an excep- tion in this case and formulate a scheme of compensation. This Is the last Jay for the rcceiv- ng of entries for the provincial mus- ical festival which is to be held here May 23, 24 and 25. Kntrics received after today will he charged an addi- tional fee of 50 cents. Plans are rapidly being completed for the festival, and Mrs. Ailin, sec- retary-of the local committee, is re- ceiving "a large number of entries. Frederick' Chubb, of Vancouver, who Is to act as one of.thtz adjudicat- ors at the agreed .to give an. organ recital during one of the afternoons of tho festival. Mr. Chubb is a noted organist and gave recitals on the big organ at the San Francisco exposition last year. He will be heard here with much enjoyment. Season tickets are being Issued which will give admission not only to the competitions, but also to the or- gan recital and also to the two big concerts which are to be held on May 23 and 24th ;n the evening and at which the successful competit- ors will take part. There will also be a massed choir of 100 voices. Shell contract prnhe with Carnegie on the stand. In the upper pictnr Col David Carnegie is shown on the witness stand at the right, being c.' amiiH'd by Mr. I. F. Helminth. On next to him is Sir Win. Her. dith and "further to the left Mr. Justice Duff. Gen. Sir Alexander Bertrai. Is seen at the extreme left. In the lower picture Sir Sam Hughe occupies the foreground with Hon. Wallace Nesbitt, counsel for the Sbei Committee just beyond him on the left. Fierce Assaults at Verdun Repeatedly Repulsed by the French BIG NEW BATTLE IS DEVELOPING New Peace Terms New York, May editor of the New York World haso received the following cablegram from Lord Northclill'e: can have at once the peace she is so obviously anxious for by getting out of Belgium, France, Serbia, Poland and Russia, paying full indemnity to these countries, and mak- ing reparation for the outrages of her submarines." Ottawa, May of the In- ternational Fuse company, one of; the two United States companies which participated In the fuse, contracts which are being inquired into by the Meredith-Duff commission, have ar- rived in the capital. It is probable that some of them will be called before the adjournment of today's sitting of the inquiry, which commences at 2.30 o'clock this afternoon. E. Carnegie is the only remaining Alex. Hamilton, postmaster of Bur- dett, who was in the city today, states that the Burdett district will have fully as large a crop in area :is last year, and in some instances a larger one. Campbell and Sons, who had a huge crop last year, have already seeded (JOO acres to wheat, while T. Burns has seeded 720 acres and AV. Henderson 320. -vlr. Hamilton him- self has 220 acres seeded to wheat. Redmond and Carson Said To Have Agreed on Plan To Settle Problem New York, May special cable- He states that the conditions are !gram to the World fronj London says: Major Brown, at L. D. S. Con- ideal, and does not believe that yester- Redmond has called what is de- j day's heavy winds did much damage ference, Makes Leaders Support Him b !in hi; fell scribed in his circular as a. most ini- 13 meeting ot the Irish party for tire district. Raymond, May With Apostle KiltiesTo Go To Calgary Mayor Hardlc received a wire- this afternoon from W. A. Buch- anan M.P., stating that although he had done everything possible to have the military authorities keep the Kilties here for the sum- mer the battalion'would be mov- ed to Calgary .about the end of May for the summer camp. TiuLllTINS REFUSE STANDING ARMY Washington, May stand- ing army of men, provid- ed for in the senate amendment to the army bill, was rejected by the house today 221 to 142. The house bill provided for men. AMERICANS KILLED San Antonio, Texas, May dispatch from Caralho states that four Americans were killed, three of them troopers. In a raw there by Mexican bandits. CYMRIC SINKING London, May Is reported that the steamship Cymric is sinking. The Cymric called on April 29 from New York for Liv- erpool. The Cymric haa been In the service of the British govern- mtnt for some time. She had on board no passengers on her last trip. One of the most disastrous fires which I'.as occurred in several months, broke out at Hardieville on Sunday morning about one o'clock with the result that two pool rooms on the niair, street, belonging to Bill Makerinko. were burned down and a residence next door gutted. The loss is esti- mated at about The fire occurred outside the city limits, hut the fire department hur- ried to the scene, and, though they could not save the buildings, they man- aged to keep the fire from spreading. Several small fires were started by the high winds, but the firemen kept these under control. The alarm was turned in by the watchman at No. G mine, and the good work done by the workers around the mine prevented the fire from spread- ing till the arrival of the fire depart- ment. contractinifraember ofThe SeTZ? j Olawson and President Brig- mlttee to be called. It is quite prob- j ham H. Roberts and Mesdamcs Can- ......_........... Hugl commence before the week is over Calgary, May saving went into effect liere yesterday with- out any appreciable confusion and the general opinion In the city this morning is that the new measure will he a success. The bars will now open an hour later in the morning, Calgary time and close an hour later, which is ex- pooled to add to their profits during tho two months that hav6 to stay In business. Some inconvenience has been caused at the hotels which are running on standard time owing to the fact that they have lo open their dining rooms an hour earlier for tho convenience of cily .patrons. SINK A BRITISH SUB Berlin, May British sub- marine E31 was sunk by gun fire from o German warship off the coast of Denmark, says an offbLiI statement. ference of the Taylor stake arid the Women's Relief Society convention was field here last Saturday- and Sunday. It was one of the most suc- cessful and numerously attended con- ferences of tile Taylor stake of the Mormon church that has yet been held, people being present from as far as Medicine Hat. Elders Clawson and Roberts were the principle speakers of the confer-, ence. The latter is the chief Iiistor- Car Skidded and Turned Turtle In Sunday Died In Hospital Tuesday in the House of .Commons. There is a rumor in political circles tonight for which, however, no 'con- firmation is obtainable, that, tha object of the meeting is to consider an ar- rangement provisionally arrived at lie- tween Redmond and Carson: for a set- tlement of the Irish question. Accord- ing to this rumor the basis of the pro- posed settlement is that all frish vol- unteers, including Carson's, be imme- diately disarmed; that compulsory r.er- yice be extended to Ireland, and that Home Rule be put into operation forth- with. "Members of the rank and-file of the Irish party seen by the World corre- spondent tonight said they k- ew noth- ing of the rumored arrangement." Ian of the church and has written i Crushed into insensibility when his many volumes on doctrinal subjects, j car which skidded on a muddy spot i The" presence of this famous orator j in the road near Coaldale, turned over i and theological student was perhaps upon him Sunday afternoon aDOlit A Saving of Over Has the greatest magnet of the conference four o'clock, Sam Showers, a well- and In a series of discourses, conclud- j known farmer in the Coaldale dist- iug with a splendid address Sunday i rict, suffered injuries from which he evening on the subject of the "voca- i died last evening at nine o'clock in lions of men; what are the young the Gait hospital, men going to do in ho .upheld The accident occurred on the Coal- Been Made Over Last Year Final figures tor tho 1916 estimates Paris, May of great violence continued last night on the Verdun front. Furious Ger- man attacks near Hill 304 were broken by the French, the war office announced today. Hold the Summit Paris, May Northern elope of Hill 304 around which has raged the fiercest fighting in the Verdun region has become z sort of neutral zone, according to a statement given out Saturday night. The Germans are install- ed at the foot of hill, where the French maintain their grip on summit. Trenches held by the French in the intervening terri- tory were made untenable by ar- tillery and gas used by the Ger- mans, but their occupation by tho troops of the Crown Prince has been prevented by the French by artillery fire. New Attack Paris, May twenty-seven days of battle the Germans are mak- ing a new attack betore Verdun with another formidable army. Fighting al- most equal in violence to that of the beginning of March Is in progress on both banks of the river Meuse. Tho principal effort of the enemy Is being directed against Dead Man's Hill. Following the Napoleonic poliey of attempting to turn what can not. JIB carried by a frontal attack, tha Ger- mans with a whole army corps made an assault by way of a ravine between Hill 304 and Dead Man's Hill, seeking to crush in the French line along a front of one and one half miles. East of the Meuse the Germans delivered four attacks on a front of 2000 yards. Each advance was made by different Prussian'regiments. The fighting there Is as fierce as on the other side of the Meuse and as inconclusive. German Report Be-lin by wireless to Sayville, May the recent fighting on the Ver- dun front the Germans captured an. entire system of trenches on the nor- thern slope of hill 301, the war of- announced today. Wilson To Send Note That New Instructions Must Be Lived Up To have been, tabled showing the amounts to be expended in tile various depart- ments. These arc the controllable ex- pemlitures and it is in these that a I saving of over lias been ma' this year. 1915 1916 Works and pro- perty Fire dept..... Police dopt. Children's Shel- his reputation. Apostle Clawson's dale road opposite Geo. Korr's place, fatherly exhortation and counsel was I Mr Showers was driving home from also appreciated. Lethbridge in his car and Had with i him a Slav workman who was to go to work on his farm. The car skidd- txceilent Report it siruck a. soft spot in the ttj Saturday morning Bishop Green of 1 iv ___..... ____ the Lethbridge ward, submitted his wet, wnu water from the trrl-. report, which exhibited much enthus-; gatj0'n district. The car turned com- insm and indicated a thriving branch pietcly over, pinning Mr. Showers be oTthe church in that city. The bish- op also pointed out that men alway and throwing out. the hired look carefully into business invest- but suffered no other Injur- ments and figure the dividends1 they jos_ Was hastily summoned and ter Publicity..... Assessment and bids, inspec'r Board of health Finance St. Ry. deficit.. Grants, includ- ing Nurs. Mis I will produce but often they neglect JIr showers taken to the hospital those spiritual Investments that will succumbed to his injuries draw eternal dividends. Reports were I ]ast also presented by several of the oilier! Tnc deceased man hn bishops. (CoNTisiiF.nJos PAOE -3) MARKETS JJJW Total taxes imposed during the past three years were: 1915 191G May wheat July wheat 118 WEATHEK 63 I Low....................... Portent: Fair and little warmer. is been In Hie district for four or rive years. Be- fore moving to Coaldale ho lived near Chin. For the past two years he had been farming on the Wilson placn. He was 35 years of age and leaves a wife and two children. The funeral will bo held on Tues- day afternoon at five o'clock from Hearst's undertaking parlors, Leth- bridge. Coroner-Humphries made a visit to the scene of the accident this. morning but decided that an in- quest was unnecessary. badly smashed, Tho car was On Sunday June 4th the C. P. R. summer time tablo comes into effect and though the changes have not been officially announced tho Herald learns that a" number of changes dir- ectly affecting Lethbridge nre. con- templated. It is stated that it is the intention ot the company to run the Cmitts train right through tu Macleod, while the Cardston train, instead of going through to Calgary as at pres- ent, will run to Medicine Hat. The Aldersydo train will then termi- nate here. These changes are not looked upon at ail favorably by local business men and nn agitation is on foot now to find out the exact situa- tion from the C.P.R. and endeavor to have the old schedules remain in ef- fect. The changes would mean the re moval ot a number of passenger train crews from this terminal and would It is thought, result in poorer-service for this city to nearby towns of which Lethbridge" is the natural centre. LAVERGNE TO. RETIRE Quebec, May a gath erins of in his constituency al Monlmagny this ariernoon, Armani Lavergne announced .-his retirement for a time from the political.fields. Washington, May note to Ger- many- has practically been completed and probably -will be forwarded to Berlin today. It will be made p.ub- Hc afterwards. It is under- stood that it will be brief, informing Germany that as ioug as the new In- structions to the submarine com- manders are observed diplomatic re- lations .will be continued but that the United States cannot allow Germany to dictate, its negotiations with Great Britain. London, May Roger Casement Identified with the Sinn Fein revolt, probably will be (liv- en a preliminary hearing on nesday. At that time he will be formally charged with hljh trtfc ;