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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 19, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta 37 Forecast; warm MARKETS .ju wheat.- October wheat........... uly oats WEDNESDAY, MAY 19, 1915 LETHBUIDGE. ALBEKTA. TAFF OFFICERS OF GEN. SAM STEELE WITH 2ND. tJONTINGEN'l March 31, numbers 45, making tal of 225 lists. "According to the general state- ment from which we quote, tin- Chronicle, "the following -is the .Officers non-comims sioned officers and men Wounded-Oirieers non-com andme officer to-Major General Steale, ha From Major .1. R. L. I'araon Major Homer Dixon, of the Second Canadian contingent. IG meuical services on uiu a.mi. -----T of th" most prominent military medical men'ra Canada. London, May lO.-The Daily Chron- icle Has received what purports to lio an authoritative statement of the casualties in the German ranks from beginning of (tin war to the end of March. There are two sets oi class- ified lists in the Chronicle's posses- sion. The first set, covering the per- iod of fighting from August 2 to February 1'I, numbers 180; the sec- ond from tiic middle ot February to missioned officers Total, Stop Submarine Piracy if the Passengers and Contraband Separated Washington, D.C., May Information was received here today that the German 'reply to the American note will not be completed for a week, and will probably not reach Washing- ton until at least ten days. It is now known with some deflnltencss that Germany will Indicate her w to have her submarines act toward a merchantmen just as destroyers c cruisers would, giving ample time fo passengers and crew to leave, provi ed merchantmen are unarmed, or passengers and contraband traffic are separated. Austria Makes Big Concessions in Last Effort to Keep Prepartions for War are Proceeding to the, of the Adriatic coastline, and the m.k. A COALITION GOVT. FOR BRITAIN IS NOW ALMOST CERTAINTY ___ o------------------------------------------- Austrian Ambassadors and the Prus- imisters have de. anded passports. It is announced that the personal baggage of the Austrian and German ambassadors has beer, sent across the frontier. Cannot Remain Representatives of Germany and Austria to the Holy See will not be permitted to remain I broken out. after war has One does not nee_d to go as far as -India to find the devotion of the sub- ject tribes of Britain to their ruler. Tho world was amazed by the res- ponse that.the natives of India made to the Empire's call for. Hindoos and Slhks and Qluirkas have fought nobly for, old England on the battle- fields of France and Belgium. The natives of Canada are just as loyal to the Empire; they are just as anxious to prove their loyalty, and they are lust as able. This has been proved bj n case which has been brought to no tlce recently. In the 13th C.M.R., which has been training at Cardston for some months a full-blooded Indian has been sen- ing lint" recently. It Is against the law for an Indian to enlist without permission from 'the Indian agent, but this fact did not deterllim. Probably fearing that he would not be allowed to enlist if he applied for permission lie represented himself as a halfbreed and enlisted. Not only was he an ex- cellent horseman, but proved that as a marksman the white man was in- ferior. -He stood up well under the discipline of military lite, and as an all-rounti soldier was one of the best _____ Believed Balf our Will Take Admiralty While Churchill James Grisdale _ T i. nrr lir-.l II 1 r____ T BONDS SOLD Edmonton, May Su- ton who returned Sunday from a trip to New York, announced yester- day that provincial' bonds to the amount of two million dollars had been sold io Spencer, Trask and Co., of New York, at 95.4d, the bonds be- ing redeemable in ten years, and bear- inc interest at. the rate of 5 per cent. Hon Q H.. Mitchell, provincial trea- surer, was with-the premier when the sale was negotiated and will return to the city on Wednesday.. Loans to the amount ,qt four mil- lion dollars had been authorized by the legislature, but the sale ot the remaining two million will be held in abeyance ior the present, as the mon- is not immediately required. For Peace River Railway Of the two million dollars just sc- urcd, one million will be set aside the Central Canada Railway com- iiv for the purpose of a loan to in building the road to'Peace River Crossing, and the remaining million will be ior the general, ex- penditure oi the province. Discussin" the terms on which the bonds for the two million dollars were sold, Premier Sifton remarked the g thov yielded almost ties li in the sfnmdron. H< la.r with the other popu- men and. was la.r wiiu treated- by them exactly as if lie had been of the same race. A short time ago, the Indian agent, of the whereabouts of the man applied for his discharge. It was with feelings of regret that his companions saw him leave them "I wish we had a whole battalion of them said a trooper of the C.M.R. "They are -first-class .soldiers. The government ought to-ralse an Indian "ftTs'aid that is now enlisted with this squadron. He IF also an excellent soldier and wel )lked. C11CVCU LjaiLum i i in is Relegated to Indian Office With Lloyd-George at War Office and Kitchener Over All London May As- .secretary of state quUh announced in thi House of .clue, .secre Commons today that steps were in contemplation which involved a reconstruction of the govern- ment upon a broader personal and political basis. "Nothing has been definitely INOtmng ranged as yet." the Premier said, "but in order to avoid any possible misap: prehension, I wish to make clear here and now, three things: First_Any changes will not affect secretary of state for colonies A. iBirrell, chief secretary for Ireland I Earl Beauchaoip, first commissioner 1 oi works .Baron Lucas, president board of agriculture J. A. pease, president board of education, and U B Hobhouse, post-master-general. tl.a 13.111 Mail lin7.Rtt ,-------he Mr. Bonar B Hobhouse, post-master-generai. According to the Pall Mall Gazetti the following Unionists will .loin tin cabinet: ..Mr.' Uallour, Lethbridge Man Wounded Word was received in Leth- bridge this-morning that James Grisdale, one of the first Leth- bridge men to respond to the call to arms last August, has been wounded in action. He was with the 10th Battalion. His mother lives at 627 Fifth street, and his sister is engaged at the Alexander Cafe.' It. is believed that his serjous. U S. to Protect Austrians _ Rome, May is said here that Austria has already decided to entrust he United States with the protection f her subjects in the event of war, which is considered inevitable. Owing to the feeling caused in the United States by the sinking of the Lusitania, Germany is reported as de- ided to ask Switzerland to undertake 'he same'task for her people. Last Desperate Offer Berlin, May importance of he concessions offered to Italy by Austria were made clear, when their terms were announced in the Reich- staa yesterday by the Imperial Chan- cellor They include the cession of form of government. The town of Gradisco, in lower Austria, is also to be ceded to Italy. The Chancellor adds that Germany stood prepared to give full guarantee for the carrying out of the terms, if the offer should be accepted by Italy. Von Bethman-Hollweg concluded hia speech as follows: will not give up the hope entire- ly that the scale of peace will be 1 ier than the scale of war, but what- ever may be, together with Austria- Hungaryj we have done all within the cellor They ncue e the Italian part of the Tyrol, also part zette. bounds of possibility to support an al liance which was firmly rooted among the German' people, and had brought profit and qood to the three empires. "If the alliance is torn by one of the three partners, we shall know, togeth- er with the other partner, how to meet the new dangers with dauntless conti. dence and courage." Under Military Control Rome, May 18, via Paris, May 19, 10.15. royal, under which all railroad lines and stations in Italy are placed entirely under the supervision of the military authori- ties is published by the official Ga- -no-change of any kind in the policy of-the coun- try as 'regards the continued prose- cution of the war with all possible en.' ergy and by means of every available, resource, and _ last, and of great im- portance to the honorable friends be- hind me and, I have no doubt, to the Opposition, is this: any re-construc- tion of the Cabinet that may be, will be for the purposes of the war alone and is not to be taken in any quarter, or for any reason, as Indicating anyr. thing in the nature of a surrender or a compromise on the part of any per- sons, or body of perionn, of their sey Moth- eral -political ideals. "This is as far as I can go. -ivu- ijiiuuiu-, Chamberlain, F. Smith and Lord Dcrbjudn addition, --Till have an-office, if his health 3 him to accept it: Finally, ignized that aim inclusion as ri...-- s indispensible in a drama jars every political play ever stage. Trouble Over Dardanelles The trouble between Right Hon. Winston Spencer Churchill, first lord of the Admiralty, and Lord Fisher, resulted from the British cabinet sanctioning the first naval attack on the Dardanelles in ignorance of the fact that the sea lords were opposed recommended for renewal by to' nava! operations unsupported by License Commissioners land forces. Lord Fisher felt acutely met this morning in the'I. O. the discredit of the sea lords tnus toU Tn_ report ,oi the llc_nse involved, and decided to resign. Faced ctor-was to the effect that the with, an acute ministerial crisis, ac- of these hotels had been un- companied by angry parliamentary in past. The applici- tions for the licenses of'the Dallas hotel and the Grange totelCarman GERMAN VICTORIES UNDO RUSSIAN WORK IN CARPATHIANS Rapid Advances Made by the German Forces on the Eastern Front Arlington an the Castle, compane debates, the government resolved ___i. _ i inn t.hp. TlniontE seek a Amon uiiu.iim with the Unionists, the latest rumors is one to London, May 19.- respondent of th -The Petrograd cor- Telegraph, say ties led then to seek sine difficul- become Generalissimo and that Right 'co-operation Hon. David Lloyd-George will s.ic- 1 at War office, Churchill yesterday that they yielded almost KU inem ,u _ ___ S that the rate nrobaDU Lewis Harcourt, I the Exchequer. }l IRLCLCali Id j.o.iiJ'-iA -a. cent It will, therefore, be seen that the credit of the province stands as hieh as ever it did, notwithstanding the doleful predictions of Mr. M.ichen- er and the members of the opposition, and that the only difference the war has made is the increase of i of 1 per cent, in the rate of interest. MoBRlbV TO VISIT FRONT London. May 18.-Sir Richard Mc- Bride will leave tomorrow for the con- tinent. He intends visiting the Can- adian headquarters at the front. Fearing Own Tyrannical System, Local Germans Refuse to Give Names Check Artist Wanted by the Lethbridge Police Now in Custody Suffering as they.may V from want following unemployment, German's re- sident in the city and district have refused to hand in their names to the American consul, which would be ccssary in order .that they might par- ticipate in the relief, which is being Tyrannical System The German government, it seems, has a system of punishment for those who do not make any attempt to get hack to the fatherland during war, and who may come back afterwards. So sooner do they land in Germany than they are seized Macleod, May 19.-With apparently Steamer Rammed While on Naval Duty Near Quebec Quebec, May by an unidentified vessel about 9 o'clock last night the steamer Christine, do- ing-post duty at the naval station of Malieux river', Isle oi Orleans, sank within three minutes and of her crew of 1-4 only 6 were saved. The Christine was under command of Capt. Kennedy, who was saved, but sustained a broken leg. He is now in the military hospital at Que- bec. Among dead are Odilon La- eose, of Levis, and Mitrhrfl .Varon I were recommended. In. case prohibition goes through in Alberta on July 21st- it will not he effective for nearly a year as the present licenses which have been re- Commended for renewal will not ex- pire until' June 30th, 1916. The license commission will meet in Made-id, tomorrow :and will- pro- ceed from there to Calgary. it would be absurd to pretend that the present situation that has developed on the Russian front in the last three weeks is anything but comfortable, for in almost every direction, the Teu- tonic allies seem to be gaining ground rapidly. He asserts, however, that there is no need for pessimism, for the German successes are due entirely to the possession of strategic railways which enable them to rap idly in any desired direction. "As a result of the latest German says a dispatch to the Mail from Petrograd, "all that had been ac- complished by the Russians in the Carpathians has been undone, and months have Been added to the dura- tion of the war." GRATEFUL TO CANADIANS London, May .sreat gathering held in the historic Guildhall today, and addressed bj Premier Uquith, Bonar Law and others, set on record its abiding grataitude for the un- paralleled semce rendered by the Overseas Dominions in the struggle to maintain the ideal of liberty, and justice which is the common sacred cause of the Allies Sir George Perley spoke, ac- knowledging the resolution, on behalf of Canada eOSe, Ol UGVIO, aim MHCOell and Willie Langlois of Bienville, a long record of operations against him Bertram G. a unique check artist, Was arrested here this in an; endeavor to utter a in an check for J115 drawn on the Royal bank in Calgary, in payment for a stove he was buying at a local store. The store man the .Calgary b the forgery. {iiiiet visit t.........-i nuu 10 jj., the government authorities and !S.- g UV lent telephoned v io h and discovered lied by Goodrnan v.- one. Later, the pb- Goodman's person a INVESTIGATElLAND SWINDLE AT TABER vhich s vse not return to the failictland in time uf war and may til wat H.IIU j (here after the war, is chiefly respon- sible for the refusal, ot the aliens here come through with their names. They fear an underlying scheme on the part of their own government to obtain -their names for future use I should .they over'visit the fatherland has been de- clined. SOuiC Oi wuuiit r" to escape the -tyranny of the Herman military system, which they them- selves admit is unbearable. Many Austrian: A list of Austrians, containing nearly 100 names oi families nUUlDBL UI Ijmltn and a stamping device with which he stamped the word on the checks." He will come up for tnal -most of whom have Tabcr. May 19.-What is apparent- w r ...nrpf isml swindles Thursday. lilltvl.. ly one oi the worst land swindles ever pulled oil has' developed here this, week, in the arrival of an Italian market gardner and his family from in search of land he traded ior his market .gardens in the south, io a well known former Taber farmer ia Known lonnBi iaun- Wanted in Uthbridg. has been living in Texas, ior the --_ ___tnj T oHiV-riiio-ft.'nast two yeacii. __ _ officials _.view United ive. to. be'-prosecuted in the The Italian ana his family lander The Italian ana i in Taber on in the midst of the snow storm, and used to the balmy clime of southern states, the three months' old baby of the man took ill and died The Italian, who was prosperous on his market gar- dens in Texas, is practically strand- ed here with Further inves- tigation indicates that the whole deal was a pre-arranged swindle between the iormer labor farmer and other farmers in this district, to get hold of the in exchange for. land which cannot bo found The'Renioimt Commission inspecte horses from the Lethbridge distrie today. About 50 horses were exam ined and between 20 and 25 were pu chased. The prices ranged from 512 to 5150, and averaged about. Th commission includes B. Mitchell a buyer, and a veterinary. Mr. Mitchell, in an interview, sai that the farmers were getting J square a deaf-hy selling to the Cana ian government as they could get an where Some farmers were asking too much for their horses, but most of them would not refuse a fair offer. "I am working for a salary he said "I am rot bound down by any condi tions, and my only instructions are to treat the sellers faiiii I have no oh LIST IOIALS 5i0 .___________ Ottawa, May report- to the militia department up to ,en o'clock this morning Of hese 709 have been killed, ounded, and missing. The amcs of several hundred more who missing after battle v anghemarcq are still to come in. 'he impression prevails in official ircles that, apart perhaps from the rincess Patricia's, the Canadian di- ision has not been heavily engaged _ n connection with the recent forward lovement of the British forces. A irision whose fighting strength has een reduced over one-third, it is ointed out, would require a.consid- rahle period for reorganization" AGAJNST WAR Fla., May war depended on my vote, there would De 30 Vice-Pi esident Marshall de- .lared in an address here tonight______: "There is a new element in political ife today, an element against IB said'. "It is woman. Whether she rotes or not, she is m the political arena to stay, and she is against war She is not willing to give husbanl and son to please a few who desire to make a political issue." jec't in heating down a farmer WILSON REVIEWS AMERICAN FLEET Edmonton, Mav 18 -The provincial government has entered into an ai- rangemrnt with the Dominion gov- ernment, by which the agreement in connection with the services o the mounted police will be continued m- definitely from year to vear, with the proviso that it may be teim.nated by one ear's notice from either aide, to u.d in June of any year This was the announcement made tnis morning b) Premier biiton i Ihe present agreement empires m March of next year, and although me ,T1HI it five-mile line as it passed the flower, -off the Statue of Liberty, Kaletiuwan, isfaction that both provinces cided to continue the ;