Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 17, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta
MARKETS July wheat............... 169 Octobtr whtat 123H July oats LETHBRIDGE, ALBBRTA. MONDAY, MAY 17, 1915 GOVT. WILL DECIDE THIS TRANSYLVANIA DOCKS Glasgow, Scotland, May. chartered Cimarder Transylvania docketifsafely.at Green- ock this morning at 3 had been expressed for her safety alter the fate which the LiiKitania met, but apparently she'either dodged the submarines or they let her pass. Populace Cheers Return of Salandra to Indication That Dec- laration Will be for War TOBPEDOED AMERICAN OIL TAKK STEAMER AND HER CAPTAIN Rome, May Developments of the utmost importance are expected this week in the affairs of Italy. Premier Salandra" 'has called the first meeting of nls Cabinet to be held since the passing of the min- isterial crisis, whioh resulted in his in pew.r, with a virtual vindication of his foreign policy. It Is considered highly probable a definite decision for peace or war may be A dtclaton probably will be reached to whether Parliament shall re- open May 20, arranged before the ministerial crisis, or whether it shall tension has been intensified I ne repeated clashes between Austrian i Italian frontier guards. The temper of the Italian people has been more highly-Inflamed by d s- patches -telling of a woman's revolu- tion, at Trieste. Forty-seven women are said to have been killed and 300 wounded, there, by guards, when th.fy charged a crowd which was-threaten. Ing the People Pleased Official confirmation of the report that the Salandrm government would remain in power wss by one of the most remarkable demonstrations of approval ever witnessed in Rome. A crowd, estimated at gath- ered in the populous quarter at the foot of Pinlan HIM, and cheered for Sslandra. Horses and cabs were decked with flags, as also were public buildings in the square, at one of which there was an immense caricature of the Emper- or Fr.ncli Joseph of Austria, at which all kinds of mlMiles were hurled. French, British, Belgian and Russian flags were borne aloft with the Italllan colors. There were great patriotic de- monstratiens before 'the home of Gen- eral Garibaldi. SHEEP IJWE WILL DEAL AIRED fe K former res- ident address lMOW to the lawyers, was- the cen- tral flgtwe in a sheep dealaired in. Court on Saturday, in which the evidence brought considerable jianigenMrit upon Cook's method of Cook purchased some sheep Irom a CoiWale farmer, last year, 'representing himself, to acting Sor .Vfarmer nlmed Twpin. The price to te IU87.50. He later traded the sheep to Turpin, and when Sus- for his money, Cook told Mn. to apply to Turpln. Turpin, o course, refused 'to pay. Suggitt sued ,but Mr. Justices Walsli hed that Turpin was not responsible lor the money owing to Suggitt, and tie case, with coats Mr." Justice Walsh, in delivering judgment Vated that the evidence that' Cook had misrepresented his relations with Turpin to Suggitt and Ws relations with Suggitt to Tur Jin, Turpin had taken Suggltt's sheep "nder a misrepresentation, and ia nald for them. His lordship found could not hold Turpin liable. The'O- T P. Development Co.' .veil being drilled by Mr Ira K. Se gnr in the Sweet Grass district, ha good things to report. After man: months ot extremely hard luck th Sets lave conquered the difflcultie .and are now getting well away wit '-the digging. Encouraging showings o are appearing in the halmgs. Prevent Entry Aliens to U. S Pembina, N. E., May IS.-Anwtlca immigration officials were takin steps tonight to prevent the entry in to the United States of the 900 ur employed Austrians and Russian travelling afoot from Winnipeg to ward the international border. ,T night the party camped about 4 miles from the border and are cxpcc cd to reach Emerson, Manitoba across the line from by tomo row night. Reports from Winnipf say that another thousand unemplo rd plan to start lor the Unite States tomorrow.. BESWKAI 301-2 MILLS The tax .rate" lot'tie year will 'be ;ruck at-a special meeting of th juacil this afternoon, notwithstana ng the fact that two appeals'are ye he heard against assessment, in he district court. Any .reductions, owever, which might be.made as-a. esult of these appeals will affect thr ate, very little, and tke commissien- rs will" provide a sufficient -margin o provide for this contingency. The xact rate necessary has been figured ut at 40.40, but the rate will bly be struck at the even 30J mills. This rate is a mill and a half less han last year, on a considerably re- uced assessment. The requirements f the city for all purposes, for 1915 otal Calgary, Alta., May Tile follow- ing casualties of interest to Alberta were contained in the lengthy lists is- sued by the dapartment at Ottawa, Sunday: First Corporal J. Degrouchy, Edmonton, killed; S. Ed ward Hue'ies, Gudo, Alta., misa. R. Grand Prairie, mlislnrt Hearst, Edmonton, missing; Frrnrte C. H, TOQV BeHuyue, BtvmW r J Robertson, High- 'River, 'killed vate W. H. S. Saw, Neiton, Ml- Tenth Corporal H. O. Wrizht Thfrt'sinth B.tt.H.n-Hugh McFar- lane, inch Sloy (nottr Sigh ENGLISH MINERS STRIKE London, May thous- ands of .miners of the Black Country went en strike today, in consequence of a dispute over the question cf a war bonus, accerd- ing to the Evening News. The the dletijiet in Warwickshire, lie- tweerrjMrmlngham and Wolver- hampton. II Field Bombdr. Arthur G. Kltaon, Que. of Calgsry ulferiBi tram soisoninf. Today's Lilt Tic foHowing Afterta men are ..m tie casualty list issued at noon, to- Pte. Royth HaWane (foraerly Olds, Alta.; Pte. Albert Hick- man (formerly Edmonton, A1-. berti Pft, Alberta Pte. Louis Sonhem, (iornierly Edmontonton, U Pte. Samuel Sproule, (formerly Edmonton, Alberta John Paton, (formerly Pte E. N. Suttell, Edmonton Pte. Alfred A. Pecknold Shields, Alta.; Gto. Macleod, (Tenth Macleod, Alta., wounded. .Ottawa, Ont., May sustained in .f if mini at Llinjemarck; anil in Hie lalter fighting, Iwhien.'the Princess Pat's were en- ued, reaching the 5000 nark..' Since April 22 last, total cas- altiM UB until this morning were 12. This Includes 67t killed, M7 ilsslng, and wounded. BOY- BLOWN UP BY BLAST OF POWDER Nakusp, B.C., May gruesome ccident occurred in Fire Valley, a few nlieB.from Edgewool, 50 mile, south f Nakusp, on Thursday afternoon, wuo., rhen a 16-year-old named John outbreak' of. war and the consequent iacintosh, living with his parents, j disorganization of the Atlantic steam- was blown up by stumping ship service, immigration to Canada ind killed instantly. j from the mother country and coriti- __---------------- I ncntal Europe, has'practically ceased. AMERICAN LINER WELL FlLLE'D' Between August 1, and April New' York, N.Y., May the; British immigrant ar- American liner the St.-Louis, sailed have and the con- of today.with'cabins nearly- tinentai arrivals Consisting as ulV There were 715 passengers in all, it does largely of agriculturists, th Ottawa, Ont., May order-in- council has been presented by the gov- ernment protectins; homesteaders, who lave feone to the front, by remitting their homestead dues during their ao- sence. By this' order a homeltealer, whether he is, an alien of a British subject by. birth or naturalization, on active service, and who for tils season or by reason of illnesa is unable to re- sume occupation ot his homestead or complete his conditions Of enliy, will ue relieved from such conditions. In the event of his death, similar relief will be granted to his legal .represent- atives. Capt Birnteto Inspect Cadets This week will ko.a busy. for the school cadets.: Weather, permit- tinE the annual inspection- will take place on Wednesday, Thursday Friday. Captain Birnic, who rluav. charge of the local'i will inspect the fa- The following is the that Medicine Hat, Alta., May ir rigation association, which -will put ten thousand aeres irrigation; ad acent to the city, was organised at a meeting held in the city hall Friday afternoon. The land involved riin> north from the city about W miles Thomas Jokier is the father of the idea.' H is proposed irrigate b: means of power generated from gal Individual wells will be drilled, or th gas used from one central well to gen "erate electricity._______. AFTER PAIRS Seattle, Wash., May Frey man, a purchasing agent for the Rul Bian government, arrived todar on th Japanese liner Yokohama Maru from Vladivostok, and departed tonight fo San (Francisco, en route to St. Louis where he will place orders for pairs of boots lor his govern ment. It Is .understood Mr. Freyma will also place a large order for cloth ing for the 'Russian army. me loiiuwuife as been arranged for inspection .Romifany. (Oal- hraith dompany Company.. (Fleet- i; Uonipany DROWNEP IN .THAMES RIVER Out May Harold i year eld son of D. V. Hicks, .iJaionncd in the Thames Chatham, HickB nine v, liver, Thursda "i. Friday A W. A. Buchanan, M.P., this morn jag received intimation irom th board of railway commissioners tha an Older had. been issued providin that 20 per cent., not exceeding 55 Old of the cost erf constructing th subway, at 13th street, was to b paid out of the railway grade cross ;ing -the amount to be apportion ,ed between the railway company an .the city. Ijethbridge. Previously a order ol .a simila with the-constru tibn of''the high: level bridge, knou as the .Coiitts street bridge. At the regular meeting of the coun eft :morhing intimation of the was receiTtdj and the city treasurer, was- instructed' to proceed with. collection oi the amount. tench Successes and British Advances Place Allies in Satisfactory Position- German Assaults Spent in Force London, May 17.-Field-Marshall Sir have "P'ured ohn French has broken hi3 silence n regard to the movements of the Bri- Bh army northwest of Labassc, with he anouncement of an advance of early a mils in to the German line, hit, together with the continuance f French thrusts both north of YpreS nd southwest of Labassee, constitutes he outstanding aspect of the military ituation. The British advance in the German ine must mean a retreat for a conild- They trenches at Richebourg-Lavoue. took 450 prisoners. FRENCH SUCCESS Paris, May a report issued yesterday atternoon, the French War Office announces the capture of the villages of Carency and Albain St. Nazaire, as well as 2000 prisoners and much war material. The victory is characterized as one of the finest suc- cesses made by the French troops. The Supplementary report follows: "The village of Carency has been taken, capture'of nearly 2000 n, m nMry rable section of the s forccs; prisoners and much war material, and The re-capture of the bridge over f made ress to the e he Yser canal by the French deprives he Germans of'their last connection the west side of the waterway. lerman assaults on the British post- lon at Ypres seems to have spent hemtelve. at least for the moment, li Field-Marshall French reports all las been quiet there for the last 48 tours. Capture More Trenches Paris, May 17, via London, 5.10 p.m. ritlsh troops, continuing .their drive at the German line, near Labassee, jur troops have made progress to the north of the village as well as install- ing themselves in the village of. Al- bain St. Nazaire. This proves to be one of the finest victories achieved by our troops in the course of recent op- rations." RUSSIAN VICTORY Official reports from Pctrograd do little io. minimize the severity of the defeat which the Russians have ac- complished over the whole line of tho Germans. May Revolution Again Rife in Portugal Madrid, Spain, via' ;of ficial dispatch .received ...Here, today; from Lisbon, announces that- disturb- ances' seem to be breaking out again. Details are lacking. Ministers Are Prisoners Paris May date of Fri- day at' Lisbon, the Havas corres- pondent says that General Pimenta Jastro Premier and Minister of War and Gounart Mederies, former Minister of Public Instruction, have taken from a garrison in Oat- most and turned over to the new government. They were also conduct- Id on board the warship. Vasco da 'B Machado, Minister of the Inter- ior' and Santos Lucias, Minister 01 Finance, members of the cabinet of President Arriaga, are beiiig held in the garrison. The revolutionary com- mittee on Saturday issued a notice saying it has the situation well in Ramsaate, Englin'd, May 'An 'air raid occurred' early this morning. Forty bombs were drop- ped. So far as has been atcer- tained three persons were injured. The aircraft was a Zeppelin, and dropped bombs here. It also flew over Margate. hand. Interne Several Thousand Aliens London, May thousand ago APPEALS IE 1ST. Judac Jackson, of the district court, has set June 1st as the date for hearing ot the appeals ot the P R against their city assessment ol acreage property and of Messrs. Don- aldson and Wilson, of North Ward, against the assessment of their Thir- teenth street property. The C.P.B. acreage property is as- sessed in the east end of the city; at something like per acre. The city- will contend that this is an equitable assessment, as the C.P.R. some years London, May subjects ot enemy countries-ot a mil- jcity at SaOO. smtnt, us iold .the industrial sites.to i acre. Ull. 1 HOIK .lu.u M---- 365 of whom were in the cabins The St. Louis also carried a 'heavy accumulation of mail, -3350 sacks. BANDITS IN BILLIARD HALL Detroit, Mich., May n.-Seyen-hish-. waymen, five of them masked and a crthem armed, entered a billiard ball ess than a'mile irom the city hall and lined lip about 50 men, and tbTpollce say, with more than tlsOO. Presentation to Capt C. Gibson were seT to internnTent d the 0[ them who voluntarily surrender- 2000 canlB [rom goho movement .of., settlers, from the Eurc pean countries to Canada is stilpen- rv couraging, but" it-is being felt that wm uttlllD Jlum greater numbers should .be coming -dijtrjjt ot London, those in the Bast over to provide food supplies tor the (or the polic6 to take; t. k ,1 them.-Many were owners war, from the -States have taken'-up 'their homes in Canada. AU8TNIANS IN ITALY WARNED them. Many were owners ot small which they have disposed of since the order for a general in- ternment was issued by the govern- ment. Those remaining at large 'and tor Says Crucified, Canadian Was a Princess Pal London, May wounded .sol- dicr of 'the King's Royal 'A' good" number of members of the Sons of England gathered in the of- Sunday, fee, of the letabridge Quick pnnt on Satutdayiafternoon to kid Cant Chris. Gibson, who left on the miJnight--frain to take uk his new whom there is no room in the camps Rome, via Paris, May Aus- mcnt inflicted upon the men, women Italia says" this order will be issued anu no) s ivi'i't.i unu iv.uit.u German shops have virtually put an end to the rioting. Company (High cnoon. i. On Friday afternoon after the spcction of the High Schpo! Com- pany the cadets be given Bat- talion Drill by Lieut. Kilmer.. As 'this is a very interesting sight it; is ex- pcctcd that a large. th" parents of the boy, wjll 'out STOP ALL WPRK Winnipeg, Man., May work on the new Parliament buildings is to be stopped at once while the government makes a thorough inspection of everything that has eeen done so far. Announcement to this effect was made at this morning's session of the Hejrsl Commission by Hon. A. B. Hud T son, attorney-general. iftlt of the S. 0. L. President T. Oxland in well chosen words presented Bro. Gibson with a handsome gold locket bearing an in- scription suitable to ;tbe< occasion, and1 wished, him Godspeed and a safe Mr Gibson was also the recipient of a'silver cigarette case suitably engraved, irom the staff of the Leth- bridgc Quick Print. Manager F. T. Robins, in making the referred'-to'the-esteem in which Mr. Gibson was held by the'members of the firm during.his three years' con- nection, with tnem, and congratulated him on-his appointment. The recipient was very much sur- prised, and in a neat little speech thanked both bodies for the presents and words and said they would serve as a pleasant reminder of the'i good times ke had spent with them u Wtnbndge I 20th. Battery to Leave Tuesday Night For an Destination K wilf leave tj. Capt Chris Gibson pay- the Patricias, with other units, form- ed part oE a division operating near Ypres. That part of the division, in- cluding the Patricias and a machine gun company, was operating in a ivood in uhich ivere the chateau, while in the vicinity were a number of farms. A temporary retirement was made, but the sergeant appears not to have left the guns. Subse- quently a counter-attack 'was'made and the wood was retaken, when the body of the sergeant MS found hang- ing to a farm door to the leit of the wood, his hands being li.xed with bay- onets Some of the Patricias took down." e a s city on Tuesdas night or Wednesday moriing, for an unknown destination. Major Sipley will be an command. It is not known whether the batter j will go straight east or merely to Cal- gary a The instructions tor departure have been in the hands of tnc (Jfliccrs for some days, and the bojs have been same timi master of the 3rd brigade, left the city Saturday night for Ottawa. Handsome Presentation On Saturdai thr Daughters and Maids of the Lmpite presented all the members of the batterv hand worked waterproof containers with bandages sahe ointment postcards sticking plaster pencils etc wl irh very greatly pleised the bojs to be attached to appreciated not only the gifts them oil behalf' of the 5 oung ladies, OVER TWO. INCHES OF RAIN' Since Thursday., morning when the present rain set in over two and a miarter inches V.U. of rain have been at the Experimental farm. v This has fallen slowly and has had every chance to soak In.