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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 18, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBR1DGE, ALBERTA. THURSDAY, MAY 18, N'UMBER But Action for Fear of Alien- ating Sympathies FRENCH STEAMER IS SUNK WRECK Or A GEliMAN MUSHO'. liny testimony developed today at the hearing open- ed by tlie royal commission to Inquire rebellion, it .appeared into-the Irish rebellion, it .appeared _ _ -._ that the government bail received ad-j Hf I jj I' IIL vance infonnation of preparations for Jy London, .May an- nounces that the French steam- j er lias b'cen sunk. .The I announcement gives "no details as to her sinking. V i an uprising with help from German Bourses. Testimony was given by Sir Mat- thow Xathan. who resigned as under- secretary for Ireland after the rebel- lion broke out. The government had received advices, said Sir .Matthew, that the attempt would be made to laud arms in Ireland from German submarines; also rilles had been pur- chased from Irish soldiers on home leave, while others had been taken into the country in passenger's bag- COMPULSION BILL PASSES Take Trenches at Hill 287 More Bombs on Metz Station London. May com- v pulsion bill passed its third reading of the house of com- mons yesterday by a vote of 250 to Photo shows tin, wreckage of one of fhe famous Fokker German airships which (or a time gave the allies' aviators some trouble, until they secured the upper hand with superior machines, and the picture shows the result of a battle between the two types of machines. Paris, May IS. Several attacks were made by German troopB on the I Verdun front last night in an effort i to capture u redoubt at Avocourt. The HTjofflcial Statement today says the Ger- U 1 1 I I 1 1 ii I i mana repulsed each time and I U LU n I j that they Jost heavily. Gen. Supt. Cameron, of C.P.K., j Very Optimistic Over Out- look for 1916 Crop '61 SI BAM From present reports about 90 per intention to ttsiahlish free 1 government of Ireland. Ing with him Supi. Cotterell and other company officials. He said lie had Capt. C. H. Leaders of the movement, he said. a to Spokane I manding the Hist battery, 15th brig- fiiim-m tn Hec.urlnK more i j was not in close touch with, seed- ilrrived in the city last night and ing operations here but believed the V >oM mM mi so ge. As to weather conditions, he as large an amount of material as possible. This was where the real danger came from he added, as it I tuiiiijii_n_ vyas felt that an attempt at disarma-1 M that ngvef again ho worr, ment might lead to bloodshed. I about QtB woather ln Alberta after tin Executives in Ireland, being in cro of m6 Tlml put session; of suiilelmit evidence of the on the .weather pessimist, association and of the movements of Mf-Ca-meroi, shortly looks for a re- leadeis with the foreign enemy, con- l.iva, taUhe coa, industry, and tinned Sir Matthew, had I- n groat aealTif-OK! ts-msve their arrest "and.jvere discussing the between now and-the-beginning, of the matter on April M when the rebellion ln There'ls every broke out. the.failure of the gov- ernment to (Hsarm the volunteers on the ground that such action might have alienated the sympathies of many loyal volunteers, anil added: "There are Irish Catholics en- listed In the army." Tho Royal Irish Constabulary, was considered strong enough to cope with the disorders, the witness con- tinued. A mobile force of 500 mount- ed men and 2000 others, with three machine guns. was..always In readi- ness, and these.with 2500 men from Curragli were thought capable of dealing with the outbreak in Dublin, but, contrary to expectations, they were insufficient. In the course of his testimony Sir Matthem Nathan declared the fear that the military service would be ap- plied to Ireland induced a number of the national volunteers to. Join the 'Sinn F'ein movement so that at the beginning of the disturbances there worn lli.OOCi hostile volunteers through- out Ireland of whc-m were in Dublin. Considerable sums of money be said, had been consigned from the United States, the funds being used for the purchase of arms and printing of seditious leaflets. It was estimated ha added, that sixteen thousand pounds bad been; received from Amer- ica and paid into the Dublin banks from the middle of September in to the following April when the money was withdrawn. After that it was not found possible 10 trace tiie methods of the receipt of Ireland of money from the United States. The police estimated, that before the outbreak Ihe volunteers had about LSOO rifles, pistols and other firearms, and that there were 825 rifles in Dublin. evidence-that much summer.coal will be stored "during the next four.or five months. "The North American Col- lieries nlone will store tops in the next four he said., Mr. Cameron expects to spend the next two or three days' on the Leth- bridge division with Stlpt. Cotterell. VOTE NEXT'WEDNESDAY Washington, May nomina- tion of Louis to -the su- preme court of the United States -will be acted on by .the senate judiciary committee Wednesday next. By unaiM- nioue consent decided today to vote at ;thatj.tme._____ SIX MEN; CREMATED MAY DEPORT BUCK Calgary, -May flran- inion government department of immigration and the United States department of the same name, are in correspondence with a view to having Geo. K. Buck, now under arrest at Wichita. Kan., deported from the United Slates as an "un- desirable." is today in charge of the new unit Capt. Coliinson was attached to the 25th battery C.F.A., while taking hie j course at Kingston which be has just completed. Though it is understood the Bat- tery has receives no definite news as to when it will leave for Petawawa the boys arc all holding themselves in readiness, to move. John Smith, Aged 14, Receives Fatal Injuries in Kick From Old Horse Warren, (X May section j trallty. har.da, all bnriied to death in a bunk car on'.the .Erie railroad here Tuesday when the car, was struck by lightning. The men were cremated as they slept. OBEY U. S. LAWS Washington, May through Count Von Bernstorff, has in- structed all German consuls-in. the United Stiites to admonish German citizens in'their districts to scnipul onsly observe American laws. This was done in an effort, to end various I alleged violations of American iBIGflEFHSEO W. Trade of Latest .Plan to In- crease Production SWITZERLAND IS HUNGRY Berne, via May otfic-! lal report to parliament states that j since the beginning of Swit-1 zerland haa imported, mostly from; America, corn worth [ranris. It hns also imported 117 car-1 Much local interest has been aroui goes of wheat, 19 cargoes of oats, over the anmnmceraeut in yester of maise and 3 of barley. jday's Herald that tbe 113th Battalion Even only one head of stock per 15 were on one thousand townships or the waste land in Al- berta Iving- outaide ttte districts in the" province of Alberta within thirty of the railways already built or building. 280.000 hear! of prime cattle valued'at might be grown every year where now there is no stock.whatever raised. That was the point of the splendid address "made today before the board of trade council by W. F. Stevens, provincial live stock commissioner in explaining to.the board the proposals -vvhich-are now being laid before the Dominion Economic commission for the.bringing of these waste lands un- derproduction in a practical manner. uui .jjiuuuvnuu 111 u jnuiinvi.. Mi does not any longer call P fj r tin, lands far trom the railways waste jl h land ho calls them the land of op- y, U, poj'tunity. Tho principle of the big grazing to give men who would take j up ranchmi; on a not too large scale an. opportunity to use lands which are not now available for farming owing to the great distances from railway facilities, for the growing of livestock, at the SEime time giving them assur- ance that the leases so granted will Ottawa, May will j prorogue at 4.30 on Thursday after- i noon. The supply bill, which includes of voted for war piiruoses. twenty-seven millions for railways, including four millions for the Quebec and Sa'guonay and many millions of general estimates, were passed. It was rush day Hi the house, much business being Uis- j posed of, including the passing of four Kiciled by a gentle old. horse last million vote tor the Quebec and Sag- Saturday, little Johnnie Smith, of j uenay. Raymond, succumbed to his injuries on Tuesday, according to news brought to tbe city.this morning by H. O. Harvey; of Raymond, who has just returned from the obsequies. The lad was only 14 years of age and had been used to working around horses, so the accident is all the more unac- countable. The boy was operated on in an effort to save his life but it French troops, after severe fighting captured a German fort on the north- 1 east slope of Hill 304: Three Germa'n trenches north of Hill 287 were raid- ed by the French forces, which kill- ed or captured the occupants of these positions. On the Verdun front east of the Mouse artillery on both sides, "was active during the night. Two French aeroplanes dropped SO at Metz on the night of May 16. German Report Berlin, via London, May rop-jlse this morning of three attacks by the French against positions of the Germans on hill 304 northwest of Ver- dun, was announced by the "war oflica today. Objection to Important LegjSla- shells on the railroad station lion in Dying Hours of Ses- sion Hon. Birrell Back This came up at the .-morning sit- ting, when E. W. Nesbitt moved to I PIE J'KAY KILLED MilcKayi OC the strike it out. After a sharp debate the motion was ileieated by 29 to 12. from Major W .F. Xickle, Conservative member Mlm that JB no douM tniU ner for Kingston, who voteu with the op- brother Robert .VncKay, re- position, regretted Ihe bringing down i ported "missing" last June, was kiil- of important legislation at the .close (n a'ction iaat jiay 3411, jn the bat- of the session. He to a. tle of. Ho was last seen nauseous doze which one must tate most-advanced trench at a gulp or refuse to swallow. In Qn that morning. The fighting was F. Stevens Tells Board of found the Intestines had been broken __________ by the force of the blow and of the pressing necessities OI vory hard and. the losses heavy. No was never any hope of De-ifne war and the inquiry, to-be-held I -jrisoner's were made by tbe Germans ceased was the son of Mr. and Mrs. into the railway situation Fred T, Smith. AilrWIS Berlin, May engage- ments are in progress ail along tho Austro-ltalffin front, on which the Austrians began an offensive move- ment several days ago. Official Aus- trian statement of May 17, reports the capture, of. ne.w positions on the Doberdo plateau. UB-U.C held-all the' french- he would vote for tiie motion to strike eg jhey took-_ Brooks said the out the sum. At practically the same the enemy's time the senate was voting on .a .mo. the regiment arid tl'bn made by Senator Bostock, to give mfay 'identification discs were lost the bill'governing the condition on j and which the road would be purchased six months' hoist. This was defeated by 22 to 8. Hon. Martin Burrell, who was burn- i ed about tho face in the'.- parliament tary fire on February 3rd, and. has i I been recuperating In the alter n long illuess at the ed to the house this aftenwon. He received a generous round .of applause from Conservatives and Liberals alike when he entered the chamber. His face-has completely healed arid remains unscarred. Before prorogation tomorrow- con- sideration Will be given.to the report of the committee which recommended .j t. ftNK CLEARINGS a'lce Ciiat tue au giuiitmi win [popularly known to Lethbrii'ge Uu jb'e So long as railways aro This week Same week last Increase of 41 per cent. as the Kilties, will stage a big not-bullt the E military festival at the Majestic the atro on Saturday evening, and pros indications give the impression '.'that the regiment will be given i rousing reception. In addition to the concert by the thit.e regi mental pipes and bu TWO BRAVE CANADIANS A A A A A A 1 will be numerous other '______________imilitary features, including physical i drills, exercises, athletic and gymnas- tic displays, songs, sketches short timely etc. That, the 113th will be accorded generous support is a foregone conclusion, .for this will be the first all-military night that has; yet been accorded the civil- ian population in the city. All seats will be reserved, and any seat may now be reserved in advance at the Hedley Drug Co. store. METAGAMA DUE Quebec, May C.P.tt. liner _ Metagftnitvlia-'dueh here Saturday next with aMarse number of invalided sol- diers' returning home after overseas service! The vessel will also carry a largo number of passengers with raiij and general cargo. of the coun- try they might operate. In Mr. 3 opinion land thirty miles from a railway is out of the question as farming land. He would therefore [ease it tor gazing purposes, with a aix section lease of good grazing land capable of carrying a minimum of 250 head of cattle as tne standard lease v LIEUT. J, 0. WEIR, Of- Ihe mh Canadian Who nc.onliriR Battalion, thc Canadian battalion, tlr eye-witncas, or- b) Ihe official evcwitnohe great courage while 1.1 home is iu St. AMERICAN AIDED IN THE REBELLION London, May Lynch of New York, has been -3> tried and convicted by court martial In Dublin on a charge of participnting in the Irish rebellion. Sentence was to be promulgated today but ho word has been received n> the 4 United States embassy hole as to what sentence waa Im posed. V chftrgo funa at st Eloi an increased rate of pensions for Can- soldiers. E At the regular meeting of the Sons of England Benefit society held last j. jj. Gilmour, chief clerk to Super- evening it vjas decided, though very intenrtent Cotterell of the CPU, left not to hold the annual mornmg nith hi wife and family hurch parade on a ccount of the i depleted. The society has at present 45 members from .the local lodge eith- er at the front or in training, ami the to take up their residence m Edmon ton. where Mr Gilmour will be chief clerk in the general Before leaving presentations of handsome gifts were made bi locaKcompani em Jn the district court yesterday after- noon before His Honor Judge Jack- son, the case of Strong and Dowler. vsi StoudarU, came up. This is a grain. contract case involving some Judgment was reserved. There are a number of other grain, euel on-tiie-. .present docket. Another Strong and Dowler grain contract case -was heara in Supreme Court at Macleod before Mr. Justice Walsh on Tuesday when J. C. Johnston, the defendant, wsui ordered to pay the amount of. claim, ?500 and costs. The defense was that there had been misrepresen- tation in making the contract but His Lordship declared that it was a straight contract and no misrepresen- tation about it. So far in Southern. Alberta the farmers have not won-a single case on-grain contracts made iu the fall of 1915. ,amss of such are inscribed on the ployoes to both Mr and'OTrs Gilmoui, honor roll executed by Mr. Cripps otjwho have been ead of cattle as the standard lease B r) wnicn hangs in a con- their two j eai s .ithiu 30 and 50 miles, from the in the lodge room. The Connolly, who cumei way Up to the 100 mile radius he t raembers in the n i s -ollows. c. c. Cragg, A. would give 0 sections as a lease, and outside the 100 mile radius, 12 sec- tions. If the laud were poorer than tho ordinary he would increase the size of the lease, making 24 sec- tions the maximum in any case. (CONrlVHED OX ON WAY 10 W Woods, A. .Radford. H. R. Parsons, 'S. T Weaver, C. Sydal, E. A. Jackson, T. W Green, A. V. Longhurst, F. P. Dal- zol R. Swift, H.-Wood, W. T. Stott, C Gibson, W. Smith. J. Kilner, J. G. Huggett, C. H. Wakelen, H. T. Dell, A D. T. Shipmaii, F. J. Colpman, G. L. Pollard, E. j: Carpenter, W. M. Martin. H. N. Perrement, F. T. Rob- ins. W. J. Coombs. J. Skelton, M. At- wood II. Cheesman, T. J. Davies. W. T. G.. W. B. C. Woodc, H. Clear, J. Haimcs, R. D: Davies, F. Lay; f. A. Underwood, R. Smith. B. Faunch, C. Westley, J. For- man. B. B. Martin. Dublin via London, May ier Asquith will leave here this morn- ing for' Cork where he will arrive this afternoon. He is expected to hold several conferences with Nationalist leaders in tho south of Ireland after which he will return to Dublin. f MARKETS May: wheat............ July wheat May oata May tlax............ Cool popular during in the citj Mr here from Gran- brook to take Mr. Gilmbur's place, will bo at his post on Monday SNOW TWO FEET IN DAKOTA SIO.UX Falls, S. D., May to a depth of two feet fell today in parts of the Black Hills in South Da kota, and to a depth of 10 inches on the Cheyenne Indian reservation the central part of the state HIS OLD JOB London, May to 4 statement published here. Baron.Har- dinge. former viceroy of India, ..will shortly succeed Sir Arthur Nicolson, under-secretary of office, who is retiring because of ill-health.. Lord Hardinge would thus resume the post he occupied before becoming viceroy of India. ELECTRIC MONOPOLY Dresden, via Berlin to London, May Saxon government today published details of the state mon- opoly in the generation and sale of electric current. NEW DE LA HALLE.TKAIMNG COLLEGE. POPE ASKS HUNS TO STOP SUBS. London, May Ed- ward Grey, foreign secretary announced In the house of com- mons today that the govern- merit.had been informed by Sir Henry- Howard, British minister, at .the that representations have been made to Germany the Vati-. can, with n view to Inducing Q Gonnany to abandon ft marlns .-.arfjire _ At Oak Rldgcg, Ont, this Institution recently opened, to be e "41 oliuivoly devoted to twining male teachers for the Separate Schools, tt i 1 the only institution of He Mad In Qnttrlo. ;