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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 13, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta MARKETS July wheat.......... 157% October wheat........... 124 July oaU............... VOLUME VIII. London Police Prepare for More Violence Against German Subjects London, May Yard to- day issued an emergency cal'i lor all LETHBKIDGE. ALBERTA. THURSDAY MAY 13, BRITISH WARSHIP GOLIATH IS SUNK IN DARDANELLES NUMBER 129 Calgary Battalion, With Lethbridge, Boys En- trained Yesterday Calgary, May battalion, wliic' tlilrly-nrst has been training at laitaiioii, Calgary for active service has left special constables to report ju- diately for duty. This would appeal this city by two special trams foi to be only a precautionary measure j !UI unknown destination wttli taken by the-authorities this morning for the protection of Germans in Eng- land For the moment the anti-Ger- man rioting and attacks in the poorer quarters of London and Liverpool, as well as in -Manchester, Birkenliead, Glasgow, Southern! and elsewhere appear to have ceased. Police Powerless Here Africa, May 13. have heen a series of violent auti-Gernian demonstrations in Johan- nesburg which culminated yesterday in the wreckage oi a number of Ger- man and Austrian establishments lllo -police intervened to quell the disturb- ance, but they were virtually power- less. ,i ,.----------Jin. ,i. II. Ucllin, commander. There were scenes of enthusiasm at the sta- tion and the hand of the Mount- ed rifles played the right-half batta- ion off, this being the last to leave. The boys were very glad to get away after their long months of training at Victoria Park barracks, and signs oi joy were seen on the face of every man who waved his last farewells as the long trains pulled out for the cast. Hon. Duncan 'Marshall Says Great Work Has Been Done A wonderful amount of work has Only Twerity Officers and 160 Men Are Saved London, May 13, 3 British battleship Goliath has been torpedoed i in the Dardanelles. It is feared that five hundred lives have been lost. officers and 160 men of the Goliath's crew were saved. The Goliath is the third BrHish bat- tleship whose loss at the Dardanelles has been announced. The loss of the Irresistible and Ocean, toqether with the French battleship Bouvet, was an- nounced March 19. Ail three ships i struck mines during a qeneral assault on the Dardanelles forts March 18. On April 5 a wireless dispatch from Berlin said information had been re- ceived there that the British battle- ship, Lord Nelson had stranded Inside the straits, and .had been destroyed by the fire of the'Turkish guns. This report was not confirmed by the Bri- tish Admiralty. H.M.S. Goliath was an old battle ship of the. Canopus class, being laid down at the Chatham dockyards Jan uary, 1897, and-commissioned in 1900 Among her sister ships was the Ocean, 3erman weapons ana uujmies, ..un. which recently, met disaster. The he battlefields of France and Bel-1 displacement is tons, with of which the directors of the Ex- 400 feet, beam 74 feet and a iibltion planned to make a display i draught of 26 feet. Maximum horse- power of gave a nominal speed 3f knots, but they cannot obtain this now. In of Commons, Winston Churchill said: "The Goliath was torpedoed last nijht in a torpedo attack by destroy- MR. PERCY W. ROGERS Assistant -Manager of the Canadian Vational Exhibition who was saved rom the Lusltanla when she was tor- edoetl by German submarines off the rish coast. He was on his way to Jngland where he intended to make arrangements for the procuring of German weapons and trophies from Not More Than Five Percent is of Any Value For Drilling J. E.. Woofer- an. oil. magnate o PJnchor Creek' is registered at th "iethbridge today. Mr. Woods has been inspecting the oil fields of Kan sas, Wyoming and Oklahoma. In ai interview to the Herald this morning he compared the geological condition been "ac'compTished during the past of the American fields .with those o i field is Just a continu Machine, .according ,5 of the Wyoming minister- oi clared. "The geology of who was in the city yes- fields_ is ._.lmort the tw The oil ierday for a short time. Mr. Marshall was accompan- ithe meeting of men today. the western stock Hon Mi' 'Marshall stated that crop prospects generally were very good, the grain having a very healthy looK. Mr Craig, the new deputy minister, joined the department when the pro- vincial government was holding the position oi superintendent of fairs and institutes. On the estab- lishment of the the province, demonstration farms n e he became superin- tendent in charge of these. Geo. Har- court, whom Mr, Craig succeeds, has been appointed to the stall of the IVcrmilion agricultural college. iRCE RGHT IN YPRES DISICT; nlUES Progress Made on Land and Sea at the Dardanelles-Russians Resume the Offensive Against Austrians HON. LOUIS CODERRE Canadian Secretary of State, who will the .Dominion shortly Cabinet ers, while protecting the French flank, just" inside the straits. Twenty London, May' is pre- paring to proclaim a state of siege'in its territory along the Italian fron- tier in case of war with Italy. 'Ihe officers and ieo men were saved, which, I fear, means that over were lost." Rainville Spoken of as Successor to Hon. Coderre Ottawa, May is said on high luthority that nothing definite as to decided. Neither is it definitely known who his successor will be. The name of J. A. Rainville, Conservative mem- Northern France, May since the beginning of the war has there been in the west a battle on such a scale as that how raging along the whole front from Ypres to Arras. One has to go back to the battle of the Marne for another great action with 3 front of over sixty miles. There are two principal centres of action from which, since Saturday, a combined offensive has been in pro- gress of development to the north of the British centre, which has Lille for its objective, ana to the south, where the French centre is aiming at Lens. On the whole the French half Is per- haps easier, as they are not faced, as are the British, with the almost im- pregnable fortress of Lille, packed with immense reserves of men and material. This may explain the differences of fortune, that has gone rather in favor of France's part cf the offensive, than for the British, in the fighting of tho At the present time the French at- tacks are growing in weight and fury. Allies Successful in Dardanelles London, May Unofficial reports the Dardanelles state that the s have won important successes forts is reported to have been im- paired by the fire of the Allied war- S 500'her for Chambly.'is prominently to I the lore. ni _....._ _____ of French and British ships entered the ionic The Turks are said to Dardanelles again ye ground steadily in the land barded forts as far up the strait, jnd the effectiveness of theirlthe Narrows. Russians Prepare for Retaliation TOSEGREGATE MALE ALIENS ....j. May 13, 4 Asquith an- in the House of Commons today Petrograd, May possibility ..u. p final Austro-German victory Galicia as the result of the advance from Cracow, is said by the War Of- fice at Petrograd to have been elim- inated. The Russians, strongly rein- and are preparing to seek The German victory is attributed to the concentration of more than 000 of the finest German troops along a short front in the neighborhood of Krosno for the sudden blow struck at.. forces -in. continually, to points near the The decision oi Italy, however, is still maje enemjCs OVBl" military ag'C Will 06 to be reached and parliament may be---: _ _ .__a called upon to assume the respon: bility. bearing strata there .is the Benson was accomnuu- shale, and in Alberta, it Is the Bensoi i Y n Craii former superin- shale, where the oil men expect tr deputy minister. Ule public had filed o Hat where S attend millions of acres of absolutely worth Hal' less land. "More than five mrtlioi acres of oil prospects have been leas ed in Albarta, and of this not mor than 5 per cent, is worth drilling on. "It is. a he continued, "that the filing was not done on competent advice In a good many cases' the drillers have not engaged experts m choosing the spot to drill, with the rer suit that failure has resulted, which is not to the advantage oE the oil indus- try. A difference of a a mile will sometimes decide between success and failure, and it requires the closest study and observation to determine the best spot for Consolidation of School Districts Now Authorized New Dayton, May consph- datiou of'the New Dayton, 'Canton, Columbus and Interlake school dis- trict has been authorized by the pro- vincial department oi education, and rocs-into effect at once. These lour districts voted upon the consolidation some time ago, but the vote in Col- umbus -was adverse and the consoli- dation was held up. The department, however, was able to arrange it. Much credit is due Inspector Morgan, also said the women and children in suitable leases will be repatriated though some might remain. r'- The government also proposes to segregate all adult male aliens for their own safety and for the safety of the country. ;_______ Rain has been falling steadily since 10 a. m. today, and indications are that the rain lias been pretty general throuehout the south. Detroit, May a city-street U.S.1IEI5 10-DAY Washington, May American note to Germany London, May 13.-An official state- Washington, Way 13.-The German Embassy last night by letter and telegraph newspaper's in all of the larger cities of the United States to discontinue the publication of advertisements warning Amen- against transatlantic travel on inelligerent ships. No reasons for sconSfg the advertisement is given in the letters and tat it was said at the Embassy that it was considered to have been sufficient. Several liners are now on the water. on Mucn .creuib is uuc 1UOH.1.1J11. and the teacher at New Day on, Mr. Ramsay, for their efforts in the non-combatants for a guar- meat made public at Cape.Town and merchantmen received by Router's says that Wind-1 Gen. Sam Steele Reaches Ottawa Ottawa, May IB-Major General Sam Steele who will command the second Canadian division at the front arrived in Ottawa this morn- ing. Gen. Steele has had a conference with the minister of militia and will attend a meeting of the militia coun- cil preparatory to his leaving with with his staff, for England. Capt. Ross is shall cease hoek, capital of German South West yesterday with- imher oi South lulu........... General Botha's forwarded'' to Berlin today! The text troops, who took a considerable quan- of. the note will be .vade public to- tity of. railway roiling soock Mar- morrow morning. Mai law. has been proclaimed through- carrvme non-comoaianus a.m.. v- and that reparation shall he made by Africa, was captured ye: m i Germany for violation of American out resistance by a num rights within the war zone, is to be. Africa forces .under Ge NOW Brother of Local Man Succumbs W. Hawkins, 302 street north, received news yesterday that HAS SUNK TURKISH BOATS London, May 13.-rln the Home of Commons this afternoon Win- %ston Churchill announced that the Admiral commanling at. the Dar- danelles telegraphed that the tub- marine, which, with so much'dar-, ing penetrated the sea "of Mar- has' reported that she sank two Turkish gunboats and a large Turkish transport. MOB RIOTS IN CONSTANTINOPLE lorcow IIIUM.II.IS. It does not say what steps will be out the conquered-territory. taken or what course will he pursued Gen. Botha, addressing his brothel.-, pte. A. Hawkins, 2nd Bat- in the event of an unfavorable reply, ous troops, declared- that the capture .talion Grenadier Guards, _had died hut indicates that the United States of the capital of German South-west from wounds received m action. 1 te. d, v will "pare no pains either by diplo- Africa was of the .utmost importance Hawkins had seen some heavy Constantmopie. Word has reached .the city that jepresentati6ns or otherwise to to the Empire, and the Union of jjgbting, going over to France with Capt. Jack Ross, son of Waiter Ross, Lte( an acquiescence in South Africa. the first draft oi troops: the well known cattle man, has been the well Known came man, promoted to the rank of-major. While the report has not been officially con- firmed there is good reason for be- lieving it to be true as Mr. Ross has a-record of being a very efficient of- ficer- An R. M. C. graduate, be was 'the note was eagerly official Washington. jted AUSTRIANS LOSE Geneva, May dispatch from- SEE's.wsaw of' Cracow to the Journal de Geneve says the losses of the Austrians and 9UUU1 Continuing, the General dwelt upon the responsibility of the army oi oc- cupation to care for the. German wo- men and children in Windhoek, say- ing "I-rely on'your honor to per- form this responsible work well and faithfully.." Geneva, May Journal da Geneve has received a dispatch from -Saloniki saying that many persons been killed or injured in riots in Constantinople. Mobs numbering thousands, the newspaper says, Pll kaged the principal shops and hotels n uw [.iv.M.'j 7 o'cJocK tnis lorenoon v rti4. HP was Germans smue wiay -L tu the south. I Dlf Oit UnHed 000 officers and I-ses of tlie Railway Conductors and Motor Men mvf promotion shows Russians m prisoners are placed at Sassagss ...MI 4-nirpn riiiriu? the nnoifinns. and that both smes are re- Foremost, Alhe uood soaking rain lias uuui in reinsiaic a. press here since 9 a. in. with pros- Alleged careless, handling of hs car. ineaa ,__ti vote was taken during t-lic if continuing all day. pects oi result in more oats and flax being seeded here. Cardston, May 13. A heavy rain -ims been falling all morning and is general over the whole of this sec- lion of southern Alberta. Tabor, May commenced The strike vote was taken during -FQRD GERMANS early morning hqurs and was nrac DENOUNCE OUTRAGE ticaily unanimous. Thousands- oi factory employees and down town hod de- holding firmly the principal strategic positions, and that both sides are re ceiving heavy reinformecents. pcndsd on the street: cars were from one to two hours late in reporting at their work. No disorder was in evi- dence when the -men took their cars the barns the-fina run. EUta y uoinuiuuuou [o tiiw uani- this morning and has squads of police were-caled out how ue 1 an liere at nine tins Iran ialltnK steadily since. The whole ever, and steps taken to quc S is clouded over and it appears to disturbance which might arise. ''he general over a large area. Re- ports from Hie district surrounding indicate a soaking rain. The ram is as far east as How Island and north to Retlaw. It is also as far west as Hlairmore. The rain is falling all armoi. along the Carinangay line, and in the Iron Springs district. SOME NERVE Beilln, Mav is semi-officially claimed that Lngiand should apologize because Germany murder- London, -May protest of the German citizens of Bradford against the course of the' German govern- ment in the torpedoing of the' Lusi- tania.iis the first de- nunciation by naturalized Teutons.ex- "horror and indignation of the German outrages." Letters from individual Germans are appearing in the newspapers, but the prominent among the German resi- dents have not as yet made any move. GERMANS, TEAS UP ROOSEVELT'S PHOTO New York, N.Y., May returned -rom uwiuwi, .Roosevelt' were torn from the >r, for hatred among the O'er- walls In the Fourteenth assembly dlp- m'anst BHOW strong the trict Progressive plub of Brooklyn, TOWARD CANADIAN 'RATS' London, May 'IS.-Donaid JtecMaSf ter K'C M.P., states that a friend of returned from Germany says his ju London, May here is unabated in developments at Wash- ington The'Globe says: "If America is loo proud to fight, let us at least be-thankful for King Albert's shock- ing loss of dignity." s Canadians than the; rest .of the Bri- tish forces. "If it had not been CiMdlan rats we should have been through to rc last night, and cast into the junk heap. Colonel Roosevelt's comment upon the Lusitania disaster' was the Ab- out half'the of the club 'are German-Americans. CAUSTIC COMMENT ON U. S. ATTITUDE BODIES FOUND SIX MORE Queenstown, -May nasty rain and a choppy sea Interfered with the search to- day for .bodies of the I-us- itania's dead, but six more were found in the vicinity of Skull, and several others under life raft. These bodies were all placed on one tug to bo brought into QueeMlovm. DYNAMITE STOLEN, RUMORS ARE RIFE Calgary, Alta., May kinds of wild rumors were flying about Ca'i- gary yesterday, following, the discov- ery that.a quantity of dynamite had jeen stolen from a city storage shack lear where some sewer excavation id been going on.. One story had ;it! that all railway bridges'were being guarded. It was also stated a Ger'niafa had been with dy- namite in his-possession. Police ..ahd military.' headquarters claim tojinow ndtbing about it. Mount- ed how looking for the stol- en dynamite. GO AS INFANTRY Ottawa, Ont, May Smart, commanding the Mounted Infantry Bri- gade of Quebec and the Maritime pro- vinces, will all his officers, have noti- fied the minister of Militia that they are ready to go to the front as infan- try if it is necessary that this should "laged tne principal auoya iu I The Sultan's guard has been called According to this information, the Pera Palace hotel, the largest and most pretentious European hotel m the city was sacVed. The police were ov erwhelmed. Food prices in Constan- tinople have doubled, and there is widespread misery among the poorer d msery amng The hospitals are crowded classes. with wounded soldiers. 20th. BATTERY MAY GO EAST SHORTLY; RECRUIT MORE MEN TAMPERING WITH SWITCH Medicine .May half-breeds '.are under 'arrest here charged with tampering .with switches on the main line.track-pt the C.P.R. in the city..' :The occurred after mid- nieht. and a C..P.R. engine was derail- ed" CrpWn 'Prosecutor Bebb has ask- ed for a: remand until Friday. The circumstaBces the .act are dec.idedly the auth- A will be made. husky artillery men, will be attached to the headquarters staff of Col. Stewart's artillery bri- gade at Ottawa, and also 20th Battery here and the' headquarters' battery, have been icciuitcd during the past week at Lethbridge, Calgary tlon Mtll. Edmonton, and ing here for the past months, will go east'at probably to the conce, iery camp at Ottawa. Every indication seems to point to departure. The last kit m- Every an early spection took place last Saturday, and everything is in readiness (or in- weck, it is expected, with art and his staff It is also practically though no information i! from local headquarters, 20th Battery, which has itant departure The limit of leate has been cut down to 12 hours tot st'ructed to keep tbemselvcs m J ness lor a move M any titne> The 20th ;