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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 12, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBKIPGE. ALBERTA. WKPNESDAY, MAY 12. 1915 _______ ----------.-----------__.. VOLUME vin. LI __ m M 4 T 0 S DEMANDS AN ACCOUNTINGreOM GERMANY 4Pi fill PEOPLE WANT ROBLIN NORRIS TAKES THE REINS Winnipeg, May IS.-Ia Its noon Mi-, without Italian Govt. Will Leave Matter in Hands of Soveriegn Rome, May 11, via Paris, May 12, 8.40 The final decision as to whether Italy shall declare war or re- main neutral rests with King Victor Emmanuel. The Italian constitution gives to the jovereign autnorlty to "declare war, make peace and conclude treaties" There Is a diversity of opinion in the however, as to whether ac- tion by his Majesty should be purely formal, or simply in accordance with the decision reached by his ministers. Murdered Pearce tion tiic Winnipeg Telfgram says to- day JIK follows nlnviin Illll ul HIB11 personally to Sir Douglas i iNorns. the lieutenant-governor. I After a purely formal meeting in which the resignations were accepted the lieutenant-governor sent for T. Rancher e eucm-ft C. Norris, leader of the Liberal op- position and called upon him to form government. Mr. Norris accepted ]K lionor at oiice Macleod, May S.-Amid every sign i sincere regret the funeral of the itc John Zoctcman, the 1 earcc r'utchcr who tlicd on Thursday last. iflKiV uctii from eunsliol wounds in the on the part oi the government from .the Methodist church'- the parliament buildings where was met by the gentlemen he had pre- viously selected for his cabinet. There were no other members at thc build- ings and thc change occurred quiet- "There have been rumors of this took place rom, liiis afternoon, the service being con 1 0 S, conducted by the Kev. A. D. Rich- jeniment .going out of ollicc has ever majority of members." utter collapse by a gov- who favor making his constltu- many of the women present weeping conuce ard the pastor. Practically the whole jjeen known' in Canada. It leaves of the residents of Pearce and dis- trict were present at the funeral, as as well as a large numtier of towns- people to whom the deceased was known and highly respected. The service was of a most impres- sive nature, prayer by the min- ister, in which he Invoked a special blessing on the widow and family, deeply "moving the vast congregation, ROBLIN'S STATEMENT Winnipeg, Man.. May Itoblin issued the following statement today: "At tlie late session of the legisla- ture, certain serious statements were made alleging overpayments and olh- er matters in connection with the con- struction of the new parliament build- ings. A Royal Commission was ap- pointed to inquire into the whole mat- ter. The authority or jurisdiction of the commission is now challenged. This means considerable delay before that point can' be determined by the court. The government believes such delay undesirable and contrary to pub. lie policy. 1- years of loyal support, and inado following reference to Mr. Norris: "For my successor, who has long been a fellow member of the legisla- ture I have nothing but the most kind ly feeling, and I trust that under his leadership the province may enjoy a measure of prosperity as great, or greater than that which has marked tional perogatlve more than a m of form are urging that as soon as Austria makes its final decision re- garding terrltoHal concessions, the Cabinet shall ask the King to take supreme command, and rely upon his judgment. "DOWN WITH Rome, May 11, 10.20 p.m., via S45 were called out to- night to disperse a great crowd of war enthusiasts who paraded the principal streets crying "Down with Austria! "Down and cheering for Premier Salandr. and Minister of For- k-eign Affairi Sonnino. Most of the person! in .the- throng, apparently, felt the are.test animoilty toward former Premier Giolltti, who. is resarded-M the leader of the peace party. An at- tempt was made to storm his residence but it was frustrated by soldiers. 1 he crowd jeered as it palled the German Ecclectical college. Demonstrations similar to that in the capital are occurring In the larger town, throughout the country. OUih- e. with those who favor neutrality have been prevented several times by the Intervention of troops and the 'police. Last Proposal Home, May 12, via Paris, 3.40 p.m is considered the list definite proposal of Austria concerning the territorial concessions demanded by Italy was received today by the Itsl ian government. The Cabinet at once went into session to consider the com. munication. Comments are Re Beware Taking for his text the words, There is but a step between me and also delivered a most touch- g and inspiring address. Macleod, May 8. The' adjourned oroner's inquiry into the circum- tances attending the death of John Zoeteman, the Pearce who ied in the Macleod Caneral hospital on Thursday last :from gunshot rounds in the head, willtake place efore Coroner Grady at the Mounted barracks oh Monday. The following residents of the town lave been sworn on the jury T. H. Stedman W. G. Briggs, 1. Cunningham, R. J. E. Gardener, A. Struthers and J. A. Virtue. Following the receipt p the dread- ful news of the Lusitania disaster there has been considerable unfavor- able comment in town respecting the obnoxious attitude oi certain Ger- mans or German sympathizers. Some have been Joudljr exulting in the achievement of the murderers. Such is not only extremely offensive to loyal British subjects but it is li- able to result in violence.'Public sen- timent is like gunpowder these flays and will not require a very big spark -to- cause it to explode as was .dem- onstrated in Victoria recently. Chief Skclton this morning issued a warn- int to pro-German sympathizers, who ure using their tongues overmuch. 1 will put them in the detention camp if'they are not. naturalized citizens, he said, "and if they are British subjects I shall charge them with sedition. This is a warning to them to keep their mouths shut on such subjects as the Lusitania." GENERAL STEELE LEAVES Winnipeg May General Steele, C-B., M.V.O., A.D.C., commander of the second Canadian expeditionary force, has started on fte first stage of his journey to the front. He was accompanied, this morning, by hie son and personal aide- Lieut, Harwood SWele. Quarterly Meeting of Wesley Church The quarterly board meeting'of.Wes ley church was held last night, tail being the last quarterly meeting o the year. 'Dr. Rivers was appointed delegate to attend the district confer ence of the iLethbridge district, whicl will be held in Wesley hall, May 1 and 19. Reports from the differen departments of the church were tabl ed. The membership increase for th year is 82; 118 new members were, re- ceived, 71 on profession of faith, and 47 on certificates from other church- es; 36 members left tie congregation during the year. The following stewards were.elect- ed- J. H. Rivers, .recording steward; W Heslop, T. S. Fetterly, B. H.-DOB- soii, R. D. B. Hoyt, B. R. J. Forrester. The meeting adopted a resolution asking that the Alberta conference hold their June. 1916, session in Leth- bridge. It is likely that the confer- ence-will be held here, and if it is, it will he the first time in Lethbndge. MORRIS Liberal leader in Manitoba, who :Jias the period, during which, I have had the honor to be premier." The following is the reported line un of the new Cabinet: Premier and president of the conn 1- T C. Norris. Minister of Public Works: Thomas H. Johnson. Attorney-General: A. B. Hudson. Minister of Education, Dr. R. S T Provincial Secretary, and Municipa Commissioner: V. Winkler Provincial Treasurer: certain evidence1 Minister of Agriculture: J. D. Mc- during the-sitting of the public ac- Qregor counts committee caused the govern-1___ ment to'Institute a departmental in-1 quiry into these matters. The result of that Inquiry, together with the statement made 'before the Royal commission by the counsel for the con- tractors convinced the government that adlustments as between the prov- ince and the contractors were neces- sary. 'Further, the government believed that such adjustments could be made with more satisfaction to the public, by a new government. I 'The government also realized tnat constitutionally they were responsible lor the acts of the officials in matters of this kind. "For these reasons, I have tendered my resignation'.to.his Honor the Lieu- with a recommenda- tion that he call.'upon T. C. Norris, M., P.P., leader, of. Jbe Opposition, to form j a-new government, V "I hesitate to my has been Jilso influenced to no? wsall extent by the 'results -of the General Election in July' 1914. That result indicated the of a large measure of that public confidence which had hitherto heen extended to me. Govt. Decisive in Request That Germans Must Give Account for American Lives That Have Been Lost Washington, D.C., May dent Wilson virtually completed today Edward 'th. note which the United States will to be presented to the Berlin govern- mene. Us final details were being carefully revised today. Members of the Cabinet who have always advo. cated vigorous measures In the for- eign policv of the Administration, are ve send to Germany as a result of the can rights in the war zone, not only financially but morally, and a guar- that there will be no repetition memers appr maintains thc dignity and honor of the United States was their unanimous wMI be sent to Ambassador Gerard, presentation. ADVERTISED WARNING IS NO EXCUSE Washington, May 12. It i, not likely that the contents ol the note to Germany will he made public until Blljt ot maritime warfare. after it has been delivered to the rnment at Berlin by Ambassador jt o cr ma Attention is called to thc fact that iS justified it. nor makes it i Sated in the suggestion that the unlawful. ROBLIN o re Manitoba 'in favor of -Liberal Leader Norris tions, which need-not be-considered riow.'led.i large number of my form- MINIMIZE RIOTS RIFE London Mobs Violent---' Africa W H. Carnell, 1721 2nd Ave. B. north has received the following let- ter from his brother William, who is with the British Expeditionary force, and who was reported wounded two WDeaSr Waier: I hope this finds you well I guess vou heard that I got hit It -was not bad and I was very luckv I Eot cut under the right eye and got a few bruises on the head. My eye is "feeling tender and I guess "it will he O.K. in a couple o! weeks. I was in the Australian hospital here and was treated tine. 1 am now in a convalescent camp aVBoulogne right lUUUUll HVUUO on the coast. I duln t bear oi ant Eot it'worse than us. Please remem- ber me to all the folts. Your loving brother, London, May -.12. Anti-German riots in the east end of London were renewed this morning with even greater violence than yesterday. Wherever a German showed his lace he was attacked. The police force has been so thinned by drafts sent to the army that it had difficulty, in healing with the angry crowds. Special con- stables had to be called out. Feeling In South Africa London, May 12. A- Heuter des- patch from Johannesburg- says An- BILLY. low-down dirty was the ________ Russians are Leading Enemy Into a Trap Cardston, Alia., May TOr'Kon.the part of the members of j 12._Premier Asquith- the C.M.R., who happened to be on I jn'tiic House of Commons to- parade at the time might; dav that cabmet was quits alive have been a very disastrous fire this to me fact that the "progressive vio- morning in the implement store of M Spencer.' The boys noticed the bla'B, jJJJJJng m the sinking of the Lusi- and turned in an alarm. They then i taM'd ancl the feelings that thus helned to drae the contend of the were aroused made it necessary to the oil tanks. about J700. the fire from reacnmg on a more damase w.l be London, May cor- respondents; at Petrograd- while ad- mitting the Russians have suffered very heavily. during the recent tight- ing, continue to minimize the im- portance of the Austro-Germau vic- Itory in Galioia. the Post correspond- aua lent hints that-Grand Duke Nicholas tensely interesting letter following llis usual practice, is lead- brother Alfred, who wa! inc'-the enemy, on and that, as on1 t. T "i.nm ami previous occasions, the Teuton allies will find their viotory dearly bought. LETHBRIDGE MAN TELLS OF FIGHTING THE GERMANS WITH BIG GUNS IN FRANCE Wm. Mathews of the Western Can- ada Agency, is in receipt ot an er Iron, as with jV R I. here and later by Uonybeare, Uiureh m- ff r to observe with per- fire the em- Mc- Arthur, ilr. Mathews sas a reservist, of the city o{ London P O R and OniCtlS Cliln1CU bu .v iscopes the eflect ot our artillery fire (for some miles back) on the German trenches A number of the periscopes were smashed by German snipers bullets v "The officers observe where the shells fall and send word down to us and of the city oi London r u a- [aii ami word flown to us ana left here when the war broke out to ;we telegraph back to the batteries a niH raiment He Mas trans- hit or a miss or whatever the result letred to tlie Royal Engineers m the [and t, 1 them where to drop the old the capacity of tele- I our ti-Germau feeling is running high !as is lexpreasivB eyiLUd. uof Lusitania jSkeltou, when speaking.of New Govt. May Give Women Votes Winnipeg, May 12.-pne result 36 ITJ-tiao onjo, 'Since the Prime :Mnister'3 -office announced that ail election, is not be ing considered, erl to a tlocd of complaints from all parts of the without 'Parti- san motives' being made. thejast six months there have been protests from the commanders ot corps training in every province of Canada that tne; were without .BUfflc.le.Kt eauipment to enable thair men to properly; de- veloped. In Ottawa the ensineering corns has voiced this. complaint .from day to day, until it. has become a mat- tor of public notoriety. HenuiBltiona for supplies, demands, picas and com- plaints brought no.rea.ult, and finally this force was sent from the country without equipment they do the work eipected.of them: "Hospital corps haVe had thCiarae experience. Second division voiced patch date of May warships had been towed into tne Tyne and other ports badly damaged. The mesaase had been interrupted and held by the censor, but was made public today by the government press bureau, with the comment that these statements were entirely false. Board of Tride Luncheon A meeting of thc Council ot the Council of the Lethbridge Board of Trade will be held tomorrow. finvuign i..- --iseiliu In the cells, and given the alternative. of well known but of handing-over the or answering ,.ince, rehVoved with her fa to a charge of obtaining'goods-under. gdmonton_ false pretences. He turned over the-----------------------_ MACLEOD ACCIOINT Macleod, May driv ing a team down Third avenue the 1'orses suddenly bolted, and col liding with a telephone post the oceu Dr Wenton of this town, was thrown violently to the ground, but beyond severe shakinj, the doctor lurtlur UJurtM, THREE GERMAN SUBMARINES A- MONTH Miat uUge Tmpers "Tr wtohad some o! o.l chaps had hill was fougM om tto mouuu. Geneva, Switzerland, May Swiss engineer, here to- from Hamburg, said tae shipyards ,1m cuciiij iclusion of his letter, Mr. "ThaiiHs tor the Letn- md about bridge Herald I them to a It was chap from Calgary and he WM 1 in tte r--------" ;