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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 13, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME IX. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, MAY 13, ,1910 NUMBER 130 OFFICIALS OF MUSICAL FESTIVAL New Social Conditions Will be Produced Victory Would Mean Disaster to All Nations Lord Rosebery) millions of men will return with a new London, May thing Is ab-, spirit and new views ot the world, iiolutaly certain: The war will leave! They will be super-men and they nil combatants, -whether victorious or i must inevitably control the future of otherwise, financially exhausted. It this country. They will bring back moan" general impoverishment all ovur Europe, both of individuals and nations, and that Impoverishment self respect and respect for others. Character is another inestimable asset that they will bring. must produce new social conditions.! What is this war conflict of character, a conflict between the gal- lant, reckless, confident Briton and tho cold, calculating nation of assas- That is the grave oiitlook. No one knows whether the con- dition of affairs after the war will be real and permanent peace or a con-j sins who through a whole generation htant nnned anticipation of war. It depends on the policy of the states of Europe whether they will come to realize the hideous curse Inherent on war and which are the victors and loser. There is the third condition. Our FREDERICK CHUBB RHYS THOMAS CHAS E. K. COX devoted all their resources of science and knowledge to the preparation of a hideous conspiracy against her neigh- bors and the liberties of all men t If Prussia wins It will encitae Europe in a with a Prussian sentinel to guard it. Of Vancouver, one of the adjudicators Winnipeg, one of the adjudicators Of Edmonton, President of the Al- for the" Festival. The 9th Annual Alberta Musical for the Festival. berta Musical Festival Festival will be o n May 23, 24 and 25. njinprp rnr PASSES M TOIHEG.I.P. C. N. R. Loan Will Be Under Discussion Has An Amendment GERMAN VICE- CHANCELLOR RESIGNS EVIDENCE SHOWS ALLISON GOT A HUGE COMMISSION Ottawa, May. of the house showed signs of fi result of the daybreak division on L and a cora- paratively early adjournment was Agreed to thla evening, the house ris- ing' at ten "o'clock after passing es- timates approximating Tho railway loan resolutions were under discussion until 9.30 when it agreed to vote the for and to take up the loan for the C. N. R. at the Saturday sitting. Hon; William Pugsley gave that when the C. N. R. vote was In committee he would move an amend- ment, proposing an addition to the condition's on which the loan is ad- vanced to the railway by the govern- ment. The amendment would pro- Vide that the C. N. R. should give an option to the government under which tho system could be taken- over at any'tihie within five years at a price to be determined by the exchequer court. The''house then, passed a consider- able number of general Items, Includ- ing four millions covering the coat of administering customs. Before the house rose Hon. Lem- lens announced as chairman of the recruiting committee. of the 103rd regiment that he had received a -mes- from Major Asselien, stating that the regiment which is now overstrength, would leave shortly for the front. the; departmeu of FIRE AT SANDUSKY Sandusky, Ohio, May "which originated in a livery barn and spread through the business district rapidly, was still beyond control at 10 o'clock .when 10 buildings had been destroyed., moncd from Toledo. Help was sum- Berlin, by wireless to Say- Ottawa, May examination of B..F. Yoakum, of New York, before the Meredilh- viiie, way Deibrueck, commission this afternoon was productive of some rather sensational evidence. For the sjlown wnal was CoirJ-Wesley Allison's part in the profits made on the fuse contracts nuide by the shell committee .with Iho American Ammunition company.. According to Yoakum, Allison, through an arrangement made bitn to divide the profits, gets one-half of the whicJiAvasYoakum's share of-the of dividend profits. -Col. Allison gave orders on the shell committee from time to. time, including the following: To George Washing- Ion Stevens, Montreal, Col. William McBain, to E. Lignnnli, to Miss M. G. Edwards, The amounts have been only partly paid over, the orders were signed by Col. Allison and presented to Ypakuin by the holders. minister of the interior and vice-chancellor, baa. resigned.. Overseas news agency aays that Dr. Delbrueck'B resigna- lion is due to 111 health. Ho is suffering from dlabetis. Will Afterwards Conduct Big Recruiting Campaign in Province of Quebec Ottawa, Ont, May Even- ing Journal says today: "Sir Wilfrid Laurier has decided to appeal to On- tario's heart on tho bilingual question right in the heart of Ontario; He is going to Toronto at the close of the parliamentary session and from the platform of the historic Massey-Hall will justify in the eyes of the English speaking people of the province the stand which he has taken on the school question. "The Journal is also informed that following his address in Massey Hall Sir Wilfrid Laurier will embark on a recruiting tour of the Quebec, holding his oneni in Qenec City itself. It is understood that in his Quebec speeches, he will bitterly attack the anti-recruiting ef- forts of Henri Bourassa and his fol- lowers. He ,will tell his compatriots that they must rally iu greater num- bers to the-flag in order to prove to Ontario that they are as ready to make sacrifices for the Empire as they are to agitate for what they deem to be their rights." May Be Appointed quilh Holding Important Conferences Dublin, May 13. via London, May Asq.uith occupied Friday in conferences, none of which were of a decisive character. General well and General Friend were first I consulted and after they had given the premier full reports of the rising and the military steps taken for HE suppression, Mr. Asqulth went over at length the question of martial law, executions, and whether the present GERMAN ATTACK ON RIGA New York May Copeu- hagen tne journal says: 'The German naval and mil- itary forces, .are preparing for a combined land and sea attack against the Russian port of Riga, according to reports cur- rent here today." ij, .j. JT TO ORGANIZE Cases Now Being Decided which Will Have Important Bear- ing on This Question Stand on the Threshold of Mesopotamia and Very Soon May be Able to Relieve the British Troops PetrograJ, via London, May Russian force in Persia which during the last ten days has completed the arduous task of traversing the moun- tain district separating it from the Turco-llussiun frontier, driving the Turks upon the strongly fortified base of Khanikin, now stands on the very, threshold Mesopotamia and future developments in connection with the Russian expedition toward Bagdad are being awaited with greatest interest. The hasty ret.-eat of the Turks in this quarter seems to imply that the forces defending Khanikin have been greatly over-estimated and it is appar- ent that they have as yet been unable to-transfer the force released by the surrender of Kut-El-Amara to assist their hard pressed army north of Bag- dad. The Russian advance upon Kha- nikiii therefore very seriously threat- ens the whole rear of the Turkish Bagdad army, confronting that army with the possibility of being entirely cut on" from the city of Bagdad and the forces operating to the southward against the British. KEEPING TAB ON KAISER Washington, May Secre- tary Lansing announced this afternoon he had asked Am- bassador Gerard at Berlin to ascertain the nature the punishment imposed by the German government on the commander of the submarine which sunk the steamer Sus- sex. air. Lansing said the re- Quest was not in the -nature a formal inquiry to the government. Many Believe Lethbridge Is Not Up-to: Date In Refusing to Adopt Scheme Ef EfJIS ME 0. S. ALLIES Germany Has Suffered Defeat More Vital Than at Verdun, In Recent Negotiations With. .daylight saving measures adopted in Calgary, Winnipeg, Prince Albert, Saskatoon and Regina, the agitation here refuses to stay, down, and indications are that a largely signed petition will be presented to Will two per cent beer be city council next week asking London, May Daily News in a two column editorial on the far- reaching importance of the recent, diplomatic conferences between Uni- ted States and Germany, declares its belief the history of the present decade conies to be" written, .Presi- dent Wilson's latest note to Germany will loom large f ''Some critics %eem to hale missed the fact that the Kaiser here has suf- fered a defeat more vital at i Verdun! which adds that while Presi- dent Wilson's desire has been to''re- main neutral, technical neutrality was not what Germany wanted ami "now at last the United States has ranged herself or rhther events have ranged her, on the side of the Allies The president has found that the pol- icy of isolation from Europe Is lin possible in war." "The ideals of the United States republic can only be preserved by making them the dominating ideals of agitating the minds of local hotel ed by enough ratepayers it is sure Province of jgystem continue in foice img jneeting Later Mr. Asquith was for a Jong time with Under Secretary of State for Lreland Chalmers, with whom be discussed the question of torts of Henn[ Bourasaa andjiis fol- thfi nayment of compenbatiou ior FLOODS CAUSE LOSS OF LIFE Capetown, May of life and 'enormous property damage arc reported as a result of sudden floods, following the long draught in the midland districts. Defective Ammunition Was Sold to Admiralty Ottawa, May Sir Sam tative that he kmlv nothing about it. minister of militia, Quarter- master-Genera! Macdonald and Hon. Colonel Allison fore the -Davidson commission to ex- plain the nale of rounds of Canadian small arms ammunition from the Quebec arsenal to the Vlck- ,ers Maxim company through Colonel It, hag been alleged that the ammunition was- sold for per housahd and resold by the Tickers Irm tq the admiralty at a profit, Capt John Thompson, K.C., read correspondence between Colonel Alli- son and Macdonald leading up to and accompanying the negotia- ions. .General. Hughes had approved of the sale. Gen. sworn, stated that In he spring of 1916, a member of'tho Vlckera firm, knowing that they had n lot of; defective .ammunition on mod, spoke .to him of the shortage of ammunition in Britain, Ho sug gested that the defective ammvmUIon might be used f0r machine gun prac- ico. ao'that good'iammuntUon could ie released Gen Hnghea hud rofrircd him to Jenurnl Mncdbnald, quartermaster- enoral, telling the Vickera repreaen was all he heard of it until September. Tiie minister explained ,lhat when he became minister1 in -12; he was aware that N ammuni- tion at the Quebec arsenal was poor. Complaints had come from rifle clubs 8bqilt.it, so he reijuested the British war "office to send experts. Major Barton and Major' Ofiilvio came ..in May 1913, and an report 'was 'made. The report found that much of tho amnmnitipn was yoor. Atl ammuni- tion made prior to -1908. was condemn- ed, and rounds were, or- dered destroyed. The- balance up to the time of the report was declared They endeavored to im- prove it be re-ringing it, but this did not prove a Under the rule of the department. General 'Macdon- aid was ordered to destroy br dispose of it. Tho minister stated -UiAt' Col. Alli- son had come witli regard to tho purchase of some of this Me said be could make or 000 out of It, so much tho better for Canada, HO lie sent, Alllftoii to. General Mncdonahl and ho heard 1 1m t some of (CONTINUED laniage done iii the city Further conferences with local offic- ials are expected to last throughout the day. General Maxwell will review the corps of Veterans this afternoon. These were the first troops attack- ed by the rebels Easter Monday while they were returning to the citj im armed after the parade when they lost many men. There is no indication yet as to the successors of Baron Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, and Augustine Birrell, chief secretary for Ireland. The idea is being put forward of the possible appointment of an executive council to govern Ireland. In it will be both Nationalist and Unionists who would- be represented by leading members of those parties! Such a plan would meet with popular apprpv al in Home Guard to Take Initial Make Arrange- ments for Kitfe Shooting slble after July 1st? Is it permissible that steps be taken to introduce the 1 and it is because the ideals now? These are questions that are scheme here. 1C the petition is sign- entente of the present war re- fleeting the sympathies of the great democracies of Great Britain and France, are in sympathy with those of the United States, that the drift of United States to our side Is iueTit- able.'r i keepers, and they are brought to a head by two cases now before ;inteudent Pennefather of the Mounted Police. Charges were Jaid by detec- tives of the liquor license department of Edmonton against Manager Pack- ojf a careful consideration at the hands of the commissioners who.are rather partial to the proposal. There are "many in the .city who feel that the plan ought to be given a fair trial and so many favorable re- ard of the New Arlington hotel and ports are being heard from Calgary against George Anton, local restaurant I where the plan has been in effect for owner yesterday on the charge of sell- several days that those desirous ing intoxicating beer without a li- cense. The beer, in question is la- e change have some good: talking points. Those in favor also point out belled "two per 'cent" and an effort j that the Board of Trade-which report, Ii has been decided by the exeou-jto being made by the prosecution to sa Tekin, May- government has declared a partial moratorium, an- nouncing that the Bank of Communi- cations and (he Bank of China, both the-of the Lelhbridge Home Guard'prove that it contains alcohol in sum- to make an effort to form a militia I clent quantities to produce intoxica- reservo battalion in Southern Alberta, j tion. The decision was reached last night and steps will be taken .at once to get the plan under way. The Inten- tion is to muster two companies in L-ethbrldge, one in Taber arid one in Macleod. This will be open not only to Home Guard members but also to the cadets of the schools so that all will able to receive more advanced training than is possible .under pres- ent conditions. More attention is also to be paid to shooting by the Home Guard. A committee with N. T. MacLeod as chairman was chosen last- night to arrange for regular practice nt the butts tfhere are enough rifles in pos- session of 'members of the guard to make Shooting drill possible and an effort-.Will be made to arrange a sup- ply of ammunition. Spring drills will close on June 30th but before that date the executive will'.arrange for smoker ,wlth the intention' of increasing the member- ship discussing the larger plans. Gso. W. Robinson, is chairman of the entertainment committee in charge of arrangements for the smoker. WHITE IS INAUGURATED Ohio, May J. Campbell White, for ten years head (of the "laymen's missionary movement of United States and Canada, was .-Inaugurated president of Woos government institutions, will not pay y, nm) will not'nufeflm tOT college, I ..v, but deposits and will not redeem pa j2ooo nersons Dr v per money with gold or silver Man aiumnus of wooster dan states that the great demand for silver threatened to deplete the.ite serves, and that consequently the ac- tion announced was necessary. THREE GIRLS DROWN Hawardeh, la., May Ha- wardcn high school girls, Edna Bor- Hn, Neva Johnton and Marjprie Fair- brother, were drowned -in the. Big Sioux rlvor last night, when a boat jlr Which there wore live .pupils nnd a teacher wris 'carried over a dam. Dr. White is the first soster to become its head He graduated here In 1S90. MARKETS May Wheat July Whctt Outs May 119 47! 170 High -portent: Fair mid', Cool The cases have been postponed un- til next Wednesday afternoon at two o'clock. The finding however will tie interest owing to. the bearing it may have on the sale of two per cent, after prohibition comes into effect on July l.h Local hotel men and also Manager Sick of the brewery believe .and hope that two per cent, will be allowed. If so the brewery will be able to continue business on a fail- basis. Tne interpretation of the law in this regard is therefore of great im- portance to them. Pans, May trench- es southwest of Fort and positions to the north of Thlaumont farm were violently bombarded' Friday, according to the official Vepprt of iho French war office this morning. The re- port says that all German were repulsed, the enemy ing seriout louts. On the left bank of the Meiise artillery com- bats continue uninterrupted. German Report Berlin by. wireless to Sayville, May of a. nlglit attack by the French southwest of Deadman's Hill on the Verdim front Is reported in to- day's official BU't-ment by the office Attempts by the French'to ad- vance In JVvocpnrt .JJkfalancourt .Woods divided on the advisability ;of trying the change and that they might now he favorable. Weil Received. Speaking the manner in which it was'received in Calga'ry- Pj L. Nai- sniith told the Herald yesterday that he was surprised at the-good recep- tion the change received. The'C. P. R. had instituted the change in many of its departments and after the first day there was no confusion. The men were for it to a mari; In the Og- Quii shops the men voted on: whether or not to accept the change. They voted strongly in favoryof -the new time and are well satisfied with.it. Mr. Naismith also the change were introduced mines could change their hours by a vote of the men. "V "There are so many, pleasing fea-; hires about the fast that I am surprised Lethbridge doesn't- adopt he said. Washington, May regu- lar army of men at peace strength capable of'expansion to in time of war, was agreed upon today, by the house and senate committees upon the army reorganization bill, the first of the big national defences mea- sures. The report will be ted to the branches of .congress for ratification next week. The suit against.the.-Salberg Grain Co. issued in the supreme court by tho Grain "to recover the sum'of has been .withdrawn and the dispute settled out of court. It is understood that the Salberg Grain Co. were in a position .to fully meet tthe claims of the, and had no idea that a! suitjwas-to be filed against Incr ciaims have been paid. RIOTS IN SOFIA when the police charmed. Who recently succeeded P. May trabros ilia- ker as superintendent of the Leth- patch reports an antl dynastic de- bridge division of the C. P. U. He monstratlon at Sofia Wednesday Fif- was formerly at Vancouver and in one Caen were killed and 75 wounded of the most popular officials o( railway company. ;