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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - March 26, 1917, Winnipeg, Manitoba DEATH TOLL FROM CfCLONE MOUNTING Storm Which Visited Indiana City Accounts for 31 Dead and Over 100 Injured AUtHT OF ALLEGED LADYS PUBtt ilarcU itc Cti listK rturiu which nf the victims of swept over March It is thought that the activities of the ladys purse who has been operation hero for the came to a sudden this when Chief of Police Esselmont ar rested a on suspicion in room the Nruiic Union When thc roorn was searched thieo out of four i handbags alleged to have been stolen unlcr The i fourth handles 1 but Us contents wetj found with the other The prisoner fjives his nams as John and claims to ie a Russian a well set up young about 115 years of a WILSON PLACES mm on A WAROOTING They base their jbn the fact that the Quebec government cannot impose on a part of the legacy that was In The superior court of Quebec re cently maintained the position of Quebec government in imposing the tax but the beneficiaries in the will of the deceased have filed an The principal claimants in the name of the estate are Jeffery Hales Bur president of the Canada En graving and Litho of j and of Ot I late mi VrMay show num to ind placethe M approximately JJ1 ihe injured ten or more ex iu l R thought a iuit jer or1 bodies fctiil lie irkd tijc of the wreclc hi devastated sections of icr forward mil from Pasts WINWAR MOVEMENT Steps Taken Organization of a DominionWide Convention W4U14 AdlU Vt il UJU L J3 i i i ii t t I He admits his but claims ho to handicap the army s prej Montreait Mareh steps speeding naval construction the war depanment announced that failure of the army appropriation bill at the post session of congress would not be a by the This believed to guide the countrys news ulgatS to S theC ntwsl I tte organization of a Dominion Liarins tho week four women have papers in a voluntary censorship preI wide win the war to be venting publication of details which I held in this were taken at the police AI aiu and other buildings damaged or houses had been torn to pieces and the wreckage with that from other tructurcs thit who had lived n them wereunable delinltPly to Pirate the files upon which they had reported to the police tim liad up them and their trinkeU sums of money valued flu to by the victims was very tjiat the officers had very little to work At one oclock lUis tnorn ins Chief vas standing neat depct iooKingfor his j man wlscn ae saw Turraan emerge a cato on the opposite corner and enter the OPPOSE CONSCRIPTION AntiCompuleioniati Held Meeting in Quebec Lait Night March IJeiers was too small to oou lie lurge crowd that flocked tonight to attend an antinom riulsion Homo three thous and persons trained Many wore turned The unani TIOUE frolinjj of the meeting against Oiiscrifitiori was manifested by the applause which greeted Aimand and Alderman Eu Joseh a labor thn de feated candidate in the recent Dor fhcster also one of the Tie frequently inter nipted hy iip rowd for his refer puro to recent noiiticu and was that the conscription hORey hfd n more prominent place jn the mincis of those present than under sea craft the latter disappeared and they believed that it was BRITISH CREW LANDED Twrntyone Survivors of Torpedoed Coronda Landed at March British which arrivrni in port tonight 21 of Iwludinp tho aiil of the steamer piiKml up off the Irish torpedoed at daj Mtrht on the morning of March without about 200 off Thecrow took to tho the Kteaiiifr turned over a bout wifh 1mon was Only nine of thfm were The bout with roTSOd off and Witt pick u up by the arriving thoy an ox iiiins battle between i tramp steamer mid a They exchanged uid the Corondas men say Viifjsaw tho submarineon the sur Iare apparent unnVile to and that after a shot from tramp struck the water near ttle cjmmjffgi NOSTRiLS AND HEAD If your nostrils are clonred and your head is stuffed and you cant breathe freely because of a cold W just get a small bottle ot Elys Cream Balm at any Apply u little of Uii aaU Kepiii cream into your nostrils and it penetrate through every air eage of your soothing and beal inu the awollen inuooui membrane and you get instant Ah how good it Your UUa are your head Is more blowing more dryness or for Elys Cream Balm U juM what Buffercrs from coltfi ant catarrh Its a rt All Recent Activities of Politics in TbeWmpegFretPress TOILET MOST DESIRABLE STORE ON PORTAGE first block east of in Stobart The very best retail site in the Also u good rtore on Main Main PEPLER 100 Sterling Bank OFFICES A few toore offices in Sterling Bank corner of Avenue and Smith Beaiwnablo fireproof PEPUEH eX Phone MO Sterling PUN TO FREE JAIL PRISONERS mm WORK In makingthe awajds on destroyers today Secretary Daniels agcepted the niajrfmum estimate of three companies Of the 24 ordered nine will be built under the emergency congress Having speciflcajry authorise a A number of other builders were in conference witii and indications are tiiat todays order will be doubled or even Lrebled if facilities for construction of the ves sels from overseas it nay be neces sary to patrol the international boundary line much more thoroughly than is now bcing Meighen does not appear to consider that Canada is sufficieiuly united in ideals to permit of a straight application of the Militia He admitted that he had given tlie matter some but referred to the case of and when told that Quebec would allow the Militia aot to go into operation without any serious more especially if the compulsion was only for home Meighen ask ed how one kneiv that Quebec would bp amenable to the act in view of ihfmass meetings that were held there MeigCf n did not deny that On tario and the western provinces would easily be He asked whether it fwould be in CHSP MiTitia act was to patrol the and on receivinc an affirmative and mention of iho Northwest Mounted Police being asked whether men would be and implied that it was very difficult to secure these He that the Mounted Police themselves did think an efficient patrol the border was possible wjthout x very lariro force of With regard to iho raisins of the old militia Meighen plated that while the enlistment was to be purely voluntary it was hoped that if numbers were per Kuadcd to join this force the men might ee fit to take the second step fro overseas at a later date of fiee havins become more accustomed to I TO BUILD DESTROYERS I United States Awards Contracts for I 24 to Come I I tracts for 24 new destroyers were awarded Saturday by the navy be on the of cost plus ten per The order was divided as fol lows Union Iron San Fran ten William Cramp and six Fora River Ship building The department a pre cedent by awarding contracts on the same day that bids were The boatswill require the complete ca pacity of the companies to which Every offer to the depart ment was accepted and builders who did not submit figures today have been called upon for estimates as to how many additional destroyers each can FOOD MOBILIZATION Ritz Carlton hotel here Saturday af when iful loy gave a private lunch to about twentylive prominent An executive committee was named to start work in the province of Que bec planning for the con m on which is to be held at an early A resolution was unanimously adopted portraying the proposed con vention as having as an object pro motion of national unity and to dis cuss the economic and national prob lems arising out of the Mulloy suggested that a con ference of a thousand representatives of national and other with no preconceived be called at Such a he would embody national SOLDIBBft mcvoLunov March A Renter de spatch from Petrojrradsaya there is an excellent omen in the fact that the despatches which are beginning to arrive from the trenches from the deputations sent there connection Robert Rogers and the Hazen with Sir Some misconception having arisen regarding the proportion of the voting strength of each dominion and of the Mother Country it is pointed out that each dominion has one vote upon any which now comes in for the first has also one with the revolutionary movementarc As matter of it is stated full of military ardor and assurances that the country may rely upon its that very few matters are likely arise which will form the subject defenders to conquer the foreign foe of a divided every endeavor be as internal enemies have already been j ing made to reach a unanimous tie i Grand Duke Nicholas Xichoiovitch i has asked permission to reside at may comeout of or so toto recently returned to Germany tttaa or her allies thatprize court proa second cruise in the 33 cedure was devised to tne includes tlm tions of civilized warfare which Canadian sailing ship Of not exist that consequently supplies tons andthe Dr for ueutral Kuropean countries British three now be rationed on the basis entire cessationof their trade with n ntries must i a British schoon basis of aa owned which trade with was last reported saiHnp from St Between three pid tour thousand arrests have been made in Petrograd since the the despatch among the latest prisoners bo ingthe wife of former Minister An eight hour day is being intro duced in all the factories in Petro and a central board of arbitra ton has been appointed to settle trade WOULD EMF01CE HBW ElttOPBAV OOCniMK March The promulga tion of a new allied doctrine Germany is demanded by Wllfroy in a re solution laid on the table of the house of commons for debats next was left to the poor of the villages visited by the EUS8IAH OFFICIAL March The oT fice communication Issued to3ay front In the region of northwest of be tween Dvinsk and Ger mans launched deleterious but without causing UB any On the remainder of the front there have been reciprocal firing and encounters between Roumanian font There have been reconnaissances and reciprocal Caticasus front In the direction of Khanikan on the 18th our troops dislodged the Turks from positions near the village of Ilerin and from the Sermilkerind On the 19th wo attacked the who had oc cupied positions near the village of On the remainder of the front there have been SEEK NEW TRIAL Governor Cornwall to Intercede Behalf of Jacksons Slayer March Governor John of West wiir intercede in behalf of John former resident of who is under sentence to be hanged May 10 at for the murder of Marshall Immigration officer at Win Through tho West Vir i ginia Andrew of this a brother of the convicted j is seeking to have a new trial John Hogue is a member Very Little Activity on Canadian j of prominent Valley LOSSES LIGHT Agricultural Expert Sends Scheme to Wilson March United j States must devote Hself to increased agricultural production in the opinion ot David the American reprej sentative ia the International Insti tute of agriculture Lubin has sent to President Wilson a plan for food mobilization in case of based on the experience of Front March unofficial despatch received here today from Canadian army headquarters in France reads The enemy varied his activity on the Canadian front this morning by exploding a mine which formed a considerable crater in this already much churned Our men pro ceeded immediately to organize the Since then there Jias been increasing Our losses in raids and other small affairs of the last two weeks have j been notably light and the health of j tlio troops is The bat j rations which come out for rest almost as fit as those going The Violution provides in view of the murders and the siiock ing violations of international on the high seas by the German govern thii recognizingthat Germany has placed herself in the position of an declares tlia the time has come to enforce the new SERBIANS IN Corfu correspondent says the Serbian press bureau has issued a statement to tne effect that the inhabitants of eastern Serbia are against the Bnl gariuns anti are organizing bands which are operating in tae moun tains and forests The bureaus statement says the action of the Serbians is due toforced wholesale requisitions inhuman treatment by the Imperial Canadian Canadian March of theXorth formerly a private in the Canadian ia reprirted After en listing ar Culgsrr with a Canadian unit and coming to England he as Johns on 4 for from St By McPHERSOX AUCTION SALE OF Household Furnitur AND Instructed by the I by Public Auction on March at Z on the 37 Upton Street between and Wolseley The whole of the Furniture aud c Ofolden oak dlrtinsc room diOT head sewing fine leather library transferred to a eotamisKinn irr tlife ami and taeJi tfte North Lan hall standstill brajssjiacl In List of Moewes March additional list of vessels captured by the Ger European doctrine that no supplies man auxiliary cruiser which beds superior chillis cot Tvrtitger loitchen etc Terms H Phone 264 Sratnr St March railroads to ORGANIZE BRIGADES Mobilization Scheme Launched in Toronto District March new mobilization scheme for organization of militia units into a Canadian de fence force was launched yesterday at a conference of officers at DEMAND RELIEF Railroad Heads Will Meet Interstate j Commence Commission Twentythree western day telegraphed the interstate com merce commission that the Adam son law decision and higher pricesof supplies had resulted in a financial situation requiring immediate and asking it to name earliest practicable date for a conference to consider such emergency action as may be The railroads did not specifically state that they would ask for a gen eral increase in freight but there is little doubt among officials that such a step is T Tne commission replied it would meet the western representatives hers next and aiming to obtain a greater agrij bition Major cultural effort in view of the worlds who has charge of i Pembroke Ont March shortage of food and also to prevent was in attendance from withman was killed and two wereto food To the Associated Press Lubin said The first and necessary thin is to plan carrots and corn on farms and also on every available city The measures should le taken for aniuiul food and for industrial agricultural such as If America goes to war it must understand that the war will last perhaps two years REFUSE REQUEST Major who has been added to the at Ottawa and After the conference Major stated that four brigades ara be formed in this military dis Two of them are becom nosed three battalionseach of two battalions and the Welland Canal and a fourth of two Units have not yet been detailed to the various The officers commanding thei brir r I sades are to be fcV1 Will Not Modernize Prussian American Treaties March United States has formally refused Gprmanys request to modernize ana I tbe old treaties ot 1790 and state department has replied through Paul Swiss minister here charge of German refusing to accept the protocol sent through him to thil government on February The reply that the United considering the treaties in force in flrst IjipuC second Liautr fourth COLLISION ON One Man Killed and Two Injured in Accident in East One badly injured when an east bound train collided with a light engine at j Moore 40 miles west of at 6 oclock this The dead man was Thomas Freelani of The in jured are of of engineer of the light In Pembroke hospital tonight Bren nan declared he had no order to wait at Moore Lake for the freight train before proceeding rMcIntyre may Brennan is suf fering from a broken collar bone and SHOT BY BURGLAR WellKnown Railway Man Rushed to Wifta March old of the Mii Ian MAYOR STOREY DEAD Was Prominent Barrister and gaitizcd 162nd Battalion known in railroad was their original is entirely unwill shot and probably fatally wounded ITALIAN OFFICIAL March the Tren tino front bad weather has interfered with artillery says to days war office On the elopes of Monte Sief we repulsed a reconnoltering At the head of the Visdende under the coyer of a thick the enemy at tempted a surprise attack but was immediately driven On the Julian front there was again considerable artillery A few more rounds were on UorlzUu Some damage was done but there were no On the Carso after heavy artillery enemy detachments attempted at nightfall raid in the Laicati sec tor but were driven back with severe ing to accept Germanys tion of them as provided in the tocol which expanded the exemption from seiiure of merchants and their effects in case of war between tha two countries into general including enemy ships in port at the outbreak of which must either be left free or give safe conduct tor their home even through a hostile The question left unanswered by the negotiations is the status of the million and a quarter German citizens in this While the United States had refused to agree to the blanket exemption sought in the German protocol it nevertheless will follow the spirit of the old treaties and not Interfere with Germans here who comply with the Dismantle Wireless Stations March ing measure to close hostile avenue of communication in case of war were taken by federal agents today when orders were Issued that all aliens who have wireless stations dis mantle them at Among those to whom nbtiec was sent Is a former a a It Is said that federal law Michaelovitch Supports March Duke Alexander Miohaelovltch has tele graphed Prince the from in behalf of himself and his Grand Duchess a sister of the former and their Intimating their read iness to support the iiew provisional government in every says Ren ters Petrograd Biliousness Wkea Ike liver rafinn to work then Ntw he flMBbHMtftoo of TWrrfogotsti Tker tttmulsn irin out Ike WANTED EXPEftlENCCO WALL PAPER Personal Employment Fifth Pills German naval officer who had powerful station at his iii permits the operation of wireless stations by American citizens Pays Tribute to March The Journal des Debats in a long and friendly discus sion of Americas position says Once the Americans begin fighting they will go the conflict body and soul and with the energy and tenacity that characterizes They will want to succeed and will joyously consentto the The idealists will be in terested passionately in the enterprise of the liberation of Others will give to the tusk the keenness they put into the man agement of their enormous LEGACY APPEAL CASE Bcnoficiaries of Claim Reimbursement of Tax March An appeal case involving a legacy valued at and the of which are spread over Quebec and is to come up at next term of the Quebec appeals court The case Is that of tho George Bull of who left an estate of The action is Instituted by the beneficiaries of the who claim as a re imbursement of the provincial tax imposed by Quebec on the Salesman Wanted for Royal Typewriters Orer Royal Typewriters sold Government since Beginning of Apply to Modem Office Appliances Company 251 Wotre Dwne Whuipef Owtry 2068 March Duncan organized the 162nd battatiori over a year died iri the military base hospital tonight Valley Railroad and after an Major Storey was taken ill last and since then has undergone several oper He was operated on again a few days Before outbreak of the Major Storey was a barrister at Mid by a negro burglar whom his wife had found in her room home here Yarnall grappled with the in truder anJ her husband who was ing a hearing the leaped from the bath tub and rush ed to The negro re linquished his hold on Yarnall and fired point blank at htr the bullet entering the groin and penetrating the Despite his Yarnall succeeded In hurling the negro After firing another which foiled to take burglar and has not been STOPS ALL IMPORTS French Cabinet Decree Re stricting Commerce March authority of the the minister of commerce today issued a prohibiting all imports whatsoever except as may be authorized specifically by the government upon The decree provides that all appli cations for the importation of foreign goods mustrpe referred to a commit tee in parlia ment andthe chamber of commerce of Parts All products imported special permits onthe recommendations of this committee will be distributed among manufacturers and merchants pro rata to their indispensable re PROTEST TO NEUTRALS French Government Will Issue Against German Devastation March French gov ernment gave notice night of its intention to address neutral countries in protest against barism and devastation on part of the Germans in the French terri tory which they are The official note announcing this says Entire villages have been burned and Theacts of the Germans are not destined to check the of the French but have as their object the ruining for many years of one ot the most fertile regions in GREAT WELCOME President Peineare Visits ReCap tured Territory March Poin Paul minister of war Louis minister of tne interior and Leon min ister of accompanied by the senators and deputies from the de partments of the Somme and yesterday visited Nesle and where they were given a warm reception by tho aged men and women and who repeatedly shouted Viva le The tricolor liber ally displayed President Poincare at stand ingbefore a wall of the halfdes troyed city where the Germans threatened to ehoot assistant Mayor insignia of Legion of Honor on the breast of A rift of francs He came to short ly after and it was through his ef forts that the 162nd battalion was re He was senior major of the but it was ready for overseas Major Storey was taken CHANGE IN COMMAND General Letehitzky Now in Charge of Russians on Central Front March General Alexei Evert has been replaced by General Letchitzky as commander of the army on the central General Letchitzky was in com mand of the extreme southern wing of the on the Russian front during General Brusiloffs offensive early last It was his force drove the AustroHungariana out of Czernowitz and subsequently cleared Bukowina of hostile Afterward he participated in the drive northward in During the offensive his troops were credited taking more than General Evertwho late in 1915 was appointed to the command of the Russian armies in the is a veteran of the RussoJapanese war and RuesoTurkish wars he distin guished himself in the operations around Lublin early in the present General Everts command took in the middle section of the Russian with General Russki com manding the northern an4 General Tvanoft the re the BULGARS DESERT Serious Trouble Among the Around Monaetir March Semiofficial despatches from Serbian headquar in the last few days have ported serious trouble among Bulgarian troops around regiments are reported have deserted in a body as the result of frifitlon over supplies and their with Teutonic Ac cording to these it has been necessary torearrange several large units the Bulgarian dls tributirif of suspected loyalty to places where they could do the least I MPERIAL CONFERENCE Few Expected te Form ject ef Divided Canadian Associated March The imperial conference sat for the second time on Sir Robert the CASTOR IA hfuts ud Chlttna Always bean the Signature of APRIL RECORDS NOW SALE Monkey Still left ia Yon Limited AGENCY STANWOOD LIMITED EATON ;