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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 15, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta 47 31 Forecast: MARKETS [July wh.wt 122 July SATURDAY, MAY 15..915 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. INXJ Rome, May Marcara, president of the Chamber of Deputies, requested by Kinq Victor Emmanaue to form a new cabinet in succession to German Paper has Queer British Press Praises Wilson It is probshle that the Revolutionists Again on Rampage in Troub- lous Country London, 'May news agency dispatch received from Madrid de olares there has been received in the Spanish capital Information of a grave revolutionary movement in Portugal. One report is to the effect that a re- volutionary committee Is in control of the tltuatlon at Lisbon. Indications of a serious revolutionary movement ag- ainst the present Republican govern- ment of Portugal has not been lacking. On the contrary reports from this country for six montht have all referred to political disorder. Amsterdam, via London, May. All the blame of the sinking oi the Lusitania is placed upon the united States bv the Merlin Vossiche IIIIK of Thursday, which argues that the liner took no care to avoid dan- Mr hut considered her protection rested in "the living American ram- part." London Papers Pralie U. S. London, May 15. All morning newspapers comment on the American Applaud the dig- .-v despatch from Madrid to ter's says it is reported there nou. nitv and firmness with which the doc- that ler s io 10 u...... Alfonso'Costa, former president, o! has been Lisbon. assassinated in Best Thing That Has Happen- cAlm the.Crops in era! Years, umen't is couched. n "Tlie government knows, avs the Manchester Guardian, "that he suggested innocence oi the Ger- nan government is a police fiction. Seldom have wo. read a diplomatic onument conserved so consistently as in appeal from the worse to the letter self of a nation and so adroit- v- phrased as to make it possible for ;he sinner to repent without public lumiliation." DERNBURG WILL QUIT Washington, D.C., May Bernard Dernburg, often referred to as the. unofficial spokesman of Emperor William 'In the United Statei, has madt plans, to leave the cauntry of own'Initiative within a Tho" best has-ihapnentii, for southern Alberta crops in several vcars, is the-way the .rains of. the "ast fevv'day's and .the snow of today, are being characterized by fanners and business men; who are now wear- ing the grin that grows. For more than two days a steady, drenching rain .has been sweeping Vlfii view of the intimations. .that PresidenVWilson and th'e'cabinet were GERMAN A-ITEMPT TO WRECK VANCOUVER CABLE SlATION FAILS commsson. s p King will insist on Premier Salandro remaining in power. London, May After having been deluded by a series of chimerical crises, the'British public is coming to the belief that Italy finally has reach. ed the point of a momentous decision the matter of her relations to the triple alliance. Early today London was informed unofficially that Italy a vveek ano had denounced this alliance. When this step failed to produce fur- ther concessions from Austria, there occurred the resignation of the Italian Cabinet. London is now awaiting news from Rome of the final breaking off. Strike As Protest Rome, May strike has been proclaimed at Milan as a protsit ag- ainst the course of present events in Italy. Troops are occupying all tho strategical points in the city. f Launch Loaded With Aliens Sweeps Down on Station But the Sentry Foils the Raiders LITTLE PROGRESS IN THE WEST London, May the east and i has made little [he west both the opposing armies are ap-1 the Austrian line near parently unable to make headway at; tne Bukowjna frontier. This Russian present, although righting continues, claim, however, has not been confirm- The French offensive north of Arras ed from German or Austrian sources. GERMAN ADVANCE IS CHECKED Lo.ndon, May 15.-The Austro-Ge, have man sweep from the Cracow region has becn wrested from the Bus- eastward through Galicia is said to' sians. displeased Popular Local Youth Formerly on the Herald .Staff on the Honor Roll Lethbridge youth has buf- fered for the cause of .king and coup.-- trv Gunner 'Eddie Patteson, popular -with a Wide circle.of local reported 'in late .'.casualty i lists :as' Vancouver, B.C., May first deliberate attempt at extensive dam- age in British 'Columbia, being from Washington .'State and evidently by or A'littrians, came quite lose to mewling at midnijht last niaht in an attack on the cable sta- lon at Bamfleia Creek, on the welt t of .Vancouver Island, large launin loaded with raiders the cable station from the tea.; The watchfulness of a -alarm .to betsound- UlSUimacu speeches justifying .the, Lusitania and some of his other-pub- lic utterances, which they believed might lie calculated to array the statement of -Germans.- in the United Dr. Dcrnburg's was vvith', the second ren across the entire south country over a 180-mile radius from Lothbridge Last night, before a 'driving wrad from the rain turned to slcct.andtne storm .gives every appearance of con- tinuing throughout the day. Up till nine o'clock last night, according to experimental farm reports -a total ot inches of rain had alien. For 'ihe 21 hours previous to 8 a. m. yes- terday the. precipitation was .71, or about three-quarters of an Re- ports from all, quarters of the south are to the effect that' the rams have been, if anything, heavier than in tlie immediate vicinity of the city. Sliaht Effect on Sheep While the farmers are wearing hap- py smiles over the storm, the sheep- men are looking somewhat askance at the snow this morning, in anxiety over the effect it may have upon the progress of 'ambing season C 6 Crest scuetan ot the sheep Mowers' association said this mora- ine however, that the lambing sej son was nearly over, and that he con- sidered the client of the storm would be slight (Continued on page wounueu.. i.t brigade of .field artillery. Gunner Patteson lived nearly all his life in Letlibridge, .having .been at one time on'the and later with the Red-.Cross Drug Altho'ugh only a youth hardly uut 01 his he was one of the- iave persuaded him to leave the Un- jjrst to respond to the. call to arms ited'States Just when Dr. Dernburg at the outbreak, of the war, and left statement oi ;um States against the Washington gov- store, eminent, friends oi Dr. Bsrr.burg here. out Of t-n InnTp. Tin- itCd 'OtEllJCS UUSu wiicu WL. unumcai would leave or where he would go, here with'the first going to was not made known but it was be- ._ ,__ fnr Pnha. nr lieved he would sail for South Africa. Free Patents for Farmers' Wives Widowed by War Wives of homesteadersi who are kill- ed in action, are to be 'at once giv.en free patent to the land, according, to an order-in-council which has lust been passed at Ottawa, and announce- ment ot which was made yesterdav There are many homesteaders from Alberta now fighting with the Cana- dian and Imperial forces in France and eleenhere, and there are many others in the ranks of the rontmgents that are yet to go. Valcartier. Eddie is a son ot T. B. Pattesoa, who hoWs a commission as captain in one of the Canadian contingents I in England. He has a sister in Jlac- leed. CANADIAN NURSES PASSENGERS ON SHIP NOW IN WAR ZONE ARE IN OFFICE ed the visitors beat a retreat. They got away in their launch, but which direction they took, and where'they are now is a mystery. The intention of the raiders was evidently to put out of business the Pacific cable connecting England and Canada wlthVAustralia. The destruc- tion oft shorty end of this cable just a notable feat for would a very troublesome catastrophe vi'Om the military and na- val point1of view between London and Austral i a MAY ARBITRATE ON London, May 15, 3.22 p. m.-The Exchange Telegraph Company .has received the following message from Amsterdam: "A telegram from Berlin states that the vos- slche Zcitnng announces that high government cir- cles in Germany favor the submission of the of the Lusitania's sinking to a arbitration. While this storm is making the far- -quick i Ottawa, May editions ot the Royal Gazette ot Great Britain despatch Canada have been everybody whose pros- i-cd containing perity upon agricultural pro- taia total oi nfty thousand men auction contented, there are some'under arms are the government's e MU authorizing the votes Fernic, May to the twelve-year-old daugh- ter of J. Mansfield, a rancher living .whS are wearing a worried look to- [tills The need o! it is emphasized and telegraph linemen sustamed 'bs ahd'-operators are among those who canadian fortes now busy on account of the the call emphasized anew in storm. This section of the country .morning cables for more men in the said forces, rand has-not-been'so severely affected as Now bartalions are now to be au- wiih them in 'the ui shot and instantly killed Ilot the event of an election 'during the her little ten-year-old brother while the war- but the ls that by the act provision is mauc jur the distribution of ballot papers, and the of them by of- rely the country, .farther east. Trouble on thonzed m deferent dnisiona, death; the wire'sTicst of Winnipeg is report- araas, though the exact location of two are not, to ed Between Medicine Hat and Cal- them and-the number ot men to be t ,until appointnient by his gary the C P R. wires are in bad caiied for has not been determined. ,sst.. the king in. council, declaring fhape, and .pecial trains, have m the.event of "W t. _ playing vvith a .twenty-two'calibre rifle, on Wednesday. A coroner'g jury, examined into the case yesterday and. returned a verdict of accidental a, sent out with gangs of linemen repair the damage- Apparently snowfall is heavier in the north is n ie e to jng called for in large numbers later ,t 1S not improbable that entire or new battalions now being trained or and ;shal, te pub. Canada Gazette. tlie sinking o' tin- l.usitama Winnipeg Mav s new snuwmn government was sworn in at govern- possibly the temperature is luwci, organized vtuiuc ment house this morning The per- Jausmg the snow to stick to the stead of detachments o no ing e wa LiVerpool are 82 Canadian nurses These nurses are not connected with any nursing organisation, nor under the patronage of the go.eminent They -volunteered their services to fand indicate that there is great an- xiety for the safety of tte 900 pass- xiey cngerb The vessel is due in Liverpool tomorrow morning Eleven of the nurses arcfrom Quebec province, nine from Ontario, one irom Nova Scotia, and one from Newfoundland, of the cabinet is as HONT. T. C. NORRIS, Premier, President of the Cabinet Council, Provincial Lands Conimissiouer and Railway Commissioner HON THOMAS H JOHNSON, Minister of Public-Works. HON. A. B. HUDSON, Attorney- General and Minister of Telephones HON DR R S THORNTON, Min- ister of Education HON. EDWARD BROWN, Provin- cial Treasurer HON DR J W ARMSTRONG, Provincial Secretary and Municipal Commissioner HON. wires TOSEIDAIEFOR HEARING APPEALS he impossible for ihe council te strike the taxation rate Judge Jackson, by virtue of the recent amendments to the citj char- oi Agriculture and Immigration. Rainfall General Over Entire West Winnipeg, May IS few excep- being central Manitoba, Bother The telephone line to Cardston -is alc AUvuv uu out of business The telegraph lines another mfan are all intact, but the operators re- ami district port the leakage o! .electricity which is usual in wet weather conditions. The telephone plant chief, in talking to the Herald this morning, said that telephones m tha city were not work- ing entirely satisfactorily, but that this vvas'duc to several causes which tould not-be controlled by the tele- phone msn On a stormy Saturday everybodv wants to-'use the phone as llll UL HOW HUljliallUIla IU.'W unni lower, organized will be sent forward in stead of detachments This will de- pend entire! v upon the demands made CRANBROOK SOLDIER DIES AT THE FRONT Cranbrook, B.C., -May has Recruiting goes along tteadilv here interest is growing, ratner than di- minishing m the enlistment of men as a result of the feeling aroused over id entirclv upon the demands mane u.y., m Canada by the war office, Steps been received that David Join Biay- to be taken to organize ney of this city and one of the first uv try regiment in Ottawa much ai possible, and the store phones are ver, busy..This results in a cood many people being disappoints ed bv the hus> signal, whereupon recruits to leace here on active ser: vice died at a hospital in France on April 26. as a result ot gunshot wounds In the stomach received the previous day. He was with the. 16th Battalion, and had previously come safely Vliroush the battle of Nenye Chappelle. Prior to enlisting, he had completed his anprenticeship. as a, ma- chinist at the local foundry. Cmnbrook's honor roll now stands at six dead and five wounded. ed bv e us> s, they phone the trouble> .department h special cable jrg-tb the Renter rani e situation here for the last 36 they phone the trouoie neparimeiii, hwm.- serious. and ask to have a man sent arouno rejnmed the wrecking of every- to fix their phone. The trouble nun-, hin German or apparentij German, icr is col'ed sto.rm .ni ;and also completing tho devastation a phone with which there is noth ng ptoperties whlch had the matter He tells like fixing the J. t, Police and owner. The men have done a t s b'avc becn m !toln all rushing business today-r-all over town however, and now have ,n the slush It would he well foi: Md o, Germans Sink Danish Steamer London, May 16, 3.09 Pan- iih steamer Martha ami off Aberdeen this morning by German submarine. Her crew of 18 was saved. The Martha's net ton- nage was 724. She was 232 feet long, was built in 1897, and owned in Cop- enhagen. it now in his Power where ram was not needed ,_ ,n people to make sure that there nd o[ the Judge .Jackson, of the district Mutt, is being asked todav to at a date for the hearing .of the three ap- peals which have been entered against city assessment These appeals, were entered by me C P K against the company's assessment of acreage pro- perty, and by Wilson and Donaldson agomtl the assessment ol their north ward property The tear- ing likelv be held sometime to the end of the month Until these caaci have been nettled it will mu 'Never trouble trouble till trouble troubles you." ia IUMUU tn mav be made equitable wheic individual reductions ate made K INC GEOHCe London, May Chap- e1 is closed The work 6! removing the banners of Kaiser Wilhelm and other expelled knighti of the Order of, the Garter Ms begun Action was tax en at ,the direction at King George himscl! WCSO Ul ill u vat- Swift Current and Medicine Hat dit- tricts to LMhbndge and beyond to the foothills hasAeen by gen- erous rams of from one to nearly inches These have been lolioied by snow wfcich will complete the good work of giving the growing crop a thorough soaking or oi slatting ger- mination m districts where the grain KS CANADIANS FIGHTING AGAIN London, .Jlay Reid, agent-general for Ontario, who has just returned from the front, states that the hottest action, of the whole campaign has been hi progress for the rant week, with the Canadians en. iiged again While he Is by his official position from giving nad- CRANBROOK DIVINE LOST A BROTHER Cranbrook, BC, May A B Lane of Cranbrook has received a telegram from Cork, Ireland, that his brother, Sir Hugh Lane, is among the missing from the Lusitania, and there appears no hope that he can be saved Sir Hugh Lane was director ot the National Gallery, in Ireland, and was returning from t hurried trip to New Yorl> -He was to ioth in tha presenta- tion of an address of welcome to Lord Wimborne, thp newly appointed Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, behalf of the National Galliryj' U.S.WILL GO 10 Ilardie today London, Mav 13 -The firm attitude which the American government has thin SB would be as a bellitercnt cidcd upon. ;