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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 11, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBKiDGE, ALBERTA. TUliSDAY, MAY THKIR LAST PHOTOGKAPH-JUST BEFORE THE -BATTLE OF LANGEMAKCKE German Ambassador Ex- pects to in State of Seige Geneva, via Paris, May 11, 2.25 p.m. Italian officer and men in Switz- erland, up to the age of 34, were or- dered yesterday to rejoin their regi- ments immediately. Austrian and Bavarian forces are concentrating in tho Tyrol. Paris, May is being persis- tently rumored iu Paris thai uiiinv and Austria-Hungary have al- ready declared, or arc about to de- clare war on Italy in anticipation of BUoh action on lier part directed auainst themselves. This report, how- ever, has received confirmation ol any 'kind. Ambassador to Leave Rome, May Von Hue- low the German ambassador to Italy, confided to a friend yesterday that he will be compelled to leave today or Wednesday, adding, however, that it was not impossible ,that his departure would bo postpon- ed for a'week. In State of Siege Pails, May ll.-A Havas despatch Geneva says the Tribune of that tcity declares the city general ot the 'Italian eibasay at Vicuna has leu ior Rome, and thn Due D'Avarna, tho ambassador, has made fare- well calls upon his diplomatic col- leagues at Vienna, besides holding a long conference with U. S. Ambassa- dor Penfield. The Tribune also asserts that new 'Austrian military laws have been in the principal towns of Trout which amount to a declaration Of a- state of siege. Conflict Unavoidable May 11, in., via Par- is Hay ll.-r-Althpugh ..negotiations with .the central still ara pending and. there, is'a bare-possibil- ity that the influence of former Pre- mier aiolitt' may avert war, mili- t-aJry preparations pointing to Aus- tria as an: inevitable antagonist are so thorough and vigorous that a con- flict soems unavoidable. Even discussiois among the coneilable Socialists who met in the .chamber today will oppose Italy's participation in the v.'ar and their at- titude is believed to be guided more hy a desire for consistency than he opposition to a war. cm. IEILS COL. C. H. ROGERS Who has cabled that he now com- jands tho Fourth Battalion. His ousin. Heaer Rogers, of Peterboro, nt., was killed. picture Of Dumber On, Company, Second met Sit" rtajor Bennett is tiie kneeling figure in the centre. ft tho German entrenchments in the fateful wood. Air Bombs Kill Five in Paris Paris Mar 11. A German aero- plane of tho'Taube type Hew over St. Denis, a suburb of Paris, this morn- inn and dropped Uo bombs. One mis- sile wounded live persons, while the other fell on a building without caus- ing damage. PREDICT ANOTHER LINER TO BE TORPEDOED SOON New York, N.Y., May sympathizers, who forecasted -that the Lusitania would be sunk by a torpedo off the coast of Ire- land, are repeating the prediction with reference to the chartered Cunzrder Transatlantic. COLONEL LORD BROOKE Son of the Countess of .Warwick, who will command tile Ontario mreii- try Brigade ot the Second Canadian contingent, according to the recent announcement of Major General Sam hughes, Minister ot Militia. Tried to Alter Course of Steamer When He Saw Torpedo Coming New York, .May dispatch to the World Irom Queenstown gives Gap- V Card, of Oardston, is regis- tered at the Lcthbriilgc. In an inter- view to the Herald he gave a most encouraging report of conditions in the Carilston district, have had- raod said, "inoJe. than Lethbridge has. The spring wheat is nearly all up and looking fine, I here is a 20 per cent, increase in oc- ream oi spring while lall wheat is decreasing in acreage. There is more j.ra.rie bay right than lime was ail last year, 'i be stock is in fine shape. The prospects in the Cardston district are the best in its hlHowcil Harris, of Bow Island, who is in the city today, reports that there has beeii no rain there yet this vear, but tiiat there is sufficient mois- ture in the ground to insure good JURY IMPLICATES eQXSON, MURDER IS THE VERDICT Macleod.-.AIta., May cial to The- find that-the deceased, John Zoeteman, died from the result of gunshot wounds in the head, and from the evidence produced it would appear that the gun was in the hands of D. F. Goxson." Hot words arose between Zoeteman and Coxson. Sirs. Coxson also joined in the conversauijli and called Zoete- man. a liar. Mrs. Coxson-was ordered out of the room anil matters pro- ceeded fairly quietly. It was arranged that the Coxson boy, subject to the approval of the teacher, should he allowed to come back. The teacher uu nuim. was the verdict delivered to- i to tn-js amj the meeting uis lg J but on leaving the building Coxson and Mrs. Laycock, the mother of the teacher, had a few words, as a result of which Mrs. threatened to use the horse- .1 This was cue IGIUU.U agrceu ay by the jury at the coroners m-, d uiry into the death of John Zoete- c aire in the ground to insure good ital on Tlmr, -rowth till Ninety per cent bt rtmry inbu man, who was found on the road al lowance in a dying condition on ffcd- ncsrtav evening last and succumbed to injuries at the Maclcod General :sday morning, given before the court whip on Mrs. Laycock. This led further words between Mrs. Cosson, Zoeteman and Coxson Zoeteman be- the spring VheaT is up U mjbod "asfollows a WteniancalU plaints hSfycaf un. u uuiicouiij D. F. Coxson went to the Pearce j this outbreak Coxso ct Zoete- of to fflerlln, May The following dis 5iatch has been sent. by the office to the Gorman Embassy at 'Wublngton: "Pleaae convey the following to the Btate department: "'The German government desires to express its deepest sympathy at the -------01.V., M.-------------------- uncertainty as to the number of torpedoes that were fired. He de- clared there were two. Captain Turner said: die channel. I was on the ua 'and "immediately tried to change ou'r course, hut was unable oeuvre o.ut of the way. It was a ter- rible impact ae the torpedo struck the .tartoard side of the vessel. _ _ second torpedo followed, almost aVeMng of the" trustees which Zoeteman .agreed, for the afternoon. this meeting there were present 'spring wheat. IV E. Simpson took an auto to Coults yesterday. He states that tl.e spring wheat generally is looking son and another 'ce' well Last evening's raiii comincnc- Slid Mrs. Coxson. ,lhe question t cd at New Bavton and lasted as far the meeting was whether the WIIKOII Siding, moving in a Coxson should be expelled irom line, north and school or not. man who asked him if he had a siTir nistol as he was afraid oi foul play on the part of Coxson, but Teorsteg 'boy i had no pistol and apparently Zoete- tho man went to meet Coxson unarmed. I (Continued on Page Allies Gained Important Positions in Recent Fighting London, May Allied troops on the Gailipolj peninsula continued their advance Friday and Saturday, ac- cording to an Athens dispatch to tha Exchange Telegraph. Co. They are re- ported to have occupied important po- sitions, in spite cf the deeperate re- sistance offered by the Turks, whose total losses are estimated at men. The hospitals in Constantinople are said to be so crowded that the wounded are being sent to Konich in Asia Minor. Americans Eagerly Await Official Action at Washington Washington, D.C., May President said today he would a decision on the policy to be followed in the Lusitania case all soon had all the elements in mind. For the present he had nothing to add, he said, to his statement of last Saturday- night, in which he said that he considering "very earnestly but very almly the right course of action to and that he knew "the ooun- :ry expected him to act with delibera- tion as well as firmness." Although the general trend of com- ment was one of surprise at th. llrnl" tation which the President placed to- day on the interpretation of his speech, those who have followed his closely, pointed out that Mr. Wll.on hag frequently spoken Impll.ltiy er than explicitly. Washington, D.C., May sinking of the steamer LsislMnla ana the situation resulting from act, continued to hold the undivided atten- tion of official Washington.. Th. chief Interest naturally centred in th. Whit. House, where It was expected Pre- sident Wilson would give som. indica- tion to his advisers as to what the United States will pursue 111i th. present emergency. Today's Cabinet meeting is the first to be held sine. he Lusitania disaster. Remain at President Wilson returned early to- day from Philadelphia, where he ad- dressed a gathering of naturalized citi- zens last night.. His speech was being widely discussed here today. While the President, did not refer v'to the-situation brought about By the sinking of-, th. Lu'.IUnia, some thought h. Intimated United States would remain at-peace, .ri be' madi> from the American view- point, that h.r action was wrong. One of his adviser, .aid the Pre- sident's chief aim would matter how vi.orou. the course adODted. Showered With Speculation a. to what will be th. policy of the United State. con-, tlnues today. President Wilson secl-'icnof the Whit. for Jh, past three days itant attention to th. th-t the American people wien .seedy indication a. to what action will be taken. M.lia.e. ccnllnu.d reach the White House from tnrjMan. out th.'country, expressing in th. President', ability th. situation. German Hypeerhy toss of lives on the Luaitania. rests, however, south. Near Stirling it was partial- j------ larly there being large pud-; illcs on the road. In the district ly ove rthe boilers. o one stmck square- in the .lonarci ics on south of Warner there has been little rainfall yet. H. B. Miebach reports that the land district is in i shape. Most of the land is in spring s been ward, tottrht'he Lusitanla shore-i wheat. "The" army cutworm has been to .beach Her, but her checked, wara, nupiuB engines were cripnled and it was mi- with pOBBible. -the-' "British govornment, which throngh its jlan of starving the civil population of Germany, has forced Germany to- resort to retaliatory meaa- urM. "'British merchant vessels are be- in" -enerally. armei with guns, and have repeatedly triad to ram submar- inea, so that a search was impossible. They cannot; therefore, be treated as ordinary merchant reMels. A recent declaration made to the British par- liament by Lord Oharlea Bereslord, .said that it the present practically all British, merchant veesels were armed provided with, hand gren- ades. Carried Contraband "'Besides it had been openly admit- ted by tho British press that the Lus- itania on previous voyages repeatedly carried large quantities of war ma- terial. On the present voyage the carried 54W oases of am- munition, while tie met of iier cargo oonilited. chiefly contraband. 'If alter repeated offi- cial unbftlclal warnings, consid- ered able to declare that the boat no risk M th.. Mormons Meet in Conference at Cardston i because entirely, killed on. Mr. Miehach himr self has 1800 acres in spring uictem because besides several sections leased to "There has ueen small .farmers. He checked the cut- by Poisoned trenches and pits. there are always some to eomplam Overflow From ltthittlMC Standpipe Falls Upon Residence n L Schrieber of the' Beaver Oil company, and R. Hogg, chief dcillct, were in the city yesterday'and left for the well this morning. A drill- collar which had broken, was, brought in for repairs. Mr. Hogg in an in- terview to the Herald gave a very CANCELLED London, May sail- ing of Cunard liner Maur- etania, sister ship of the Lusi- tania, advertised for May 29, has been cancelled. 11. Latest re- Cardston Citizens Banquet Soldiers Cardston, Aita May 11 Thurs- day last the Cardston Board of Trade gave a farewell ibanquet and dance to the officers, NCO'i and men of "C" Squadron, 13th C.M.R., who will shortly be leaung lor the training camp at Calgary Tables were laid in the OddfelloKS hall, and the excel- lent menu provided by the ladies ot the n i as much enjoyed bv the boys. The members of the Board of Trade and leading utizens of the town were present, including M. Woolt, M P.P. for this district, who was fortun ately in town The banquet uas fol- lowed bv a dance m the Assembly hall, which was continued until midnight The hall was decorated with flags and the German Em-Miy The Fourteenth street water tower interesting account of tho progress of j here sliow that E. S. Clinch, We have' the best drill- tur is going to be cured of its bad It ;s the 'most beautiful adventmo in put a three-foot lip around the top of the last words o Char Statcs ,n Caiiforn-a, Oklahonia until last night whea the last session This :tbey figure should Frihman, -before he went a with the real tiling. Then .we struc I drilled the biggest pro was hold uadcr the auspices oi j-1-1" which we are now in. I ex- give the waste pine a chance to cam diicmg well in California LUC ailti't 7 t pect, to make a big strike almost any away surnlus water. a is a safety device which is YWiihL1two personages present, n no r BK ana tnus nint-neari.- vfltn two responsibility for the as Apostle Oep A Smith, ami W which, JUarrin, of Salt Lake Citv every utn u_____ nrMMitpd V- creat attraction IHHUMl HID V" ewinr to its wmament and was llaMf to destruction, the Qermuh gov- ernment has, in spite of It. heartfelt sympathy for the loss of American cannot regret that Ameri- felt more laclinei to trnat to Uritlsh rather than to pay, to the wtrninis from the German side. (Signed) OFFICE.-" u, 01 V meotiiiK presented a great attraction as one the other oT than eloquent spoakcrs was almost certain to he called upon to address the congrega- The large tabernacle lUt 2r of the great inters......- eious affairs by the Mormon Perhaps tho most powerful is a saey ev ring a boll at the power house when the tower IB full, this often freezes up in the winter, and is, therefore, unsat- isfactory. al was by President were present want you pry- Frohman, -oeioru lie at Baker- the Lusitania, according to Miss Hita Jiiif- The indications here are ev- J0m_t, with he was nctlv thVsamc as in the big oil to- lalking just hefme fhe end came Miss tncts of California There is no rea- johvet, who'was among sunivora irini> __ (r-jfn ,n b Oner.nstown, said sue ana '1 want Lu tricts ol uauioiuiit u this propositionJ. square and above ,hj we .should not strike oil m uken to Sr'u.. hllf6deepTon So-ithern the dump -ind all around the rig Alberta Me Hogg's, Mr. were touched for hi Mr 1 e itown, said'sue and t........... were as the Lusitania Kmsale Ireland, May 11 -The cor- oner's jury which has been investigat- mi: the deaths attending the loss of the Lusitania returned th. loHowmg "The jury find this appalling crime was contrary to interna- tional law and the conventions of all civtfwcd nations, and we therefore charge the officers o! the submarines and the German em- peror under whose orders they acted, with the. crime oi wilful and wholesale murder Coroner Horgan said that the torpedo fired by the German submar- ine did serious damage to the tania hut that, not satisfied with ------ins had discharged an- other torpeno The second he said, must have hecause it went right (through ,the ship, hastening the work of desjruc- tioh. the ump n ,t is there for anybodj to come and OB the whole I consider th. in- iions most o-ccellent and I am n mpilny. J ere lor us 'deck as me Mr Schreiber, d.rector, decided believed that the ship was doomed -after i caching this decision n situateti m 24- Thr Be aver RIVM t -a that he had no fear of death. RIOT S IN LIVERPOOL 'AntHWmMi moon are redoubling their violence to- day. Germtn shops near the have been smashed the, cmtent. thrown into the ttreet- Pii.lic loas- es have been ordered to at 6 (if n- ;