Winnipeg Free Press, May 26, 1915

Winnipeg Free Press

May 26, 1915

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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - May 26, 1915, Winnipeg, Manitoba ONLY MORNING NEWSPAPER IN MANITOBA. HER FORECAST PROBABLE SHOWERS. Yesterday to 7 High, 68. Low, CHANCELLOR OF EXCHEQUER a v j II 1 iiii Sun rises. am-; sots. .p.m. Moon rlsesi nets, 0 UNIONISTS MEMBERS STRONG Qifitial Announcement Made all Lon- ccn last Evening-Asquith and Grey at Former Posts, J. Balfour. First Lord ot the Lloytl George Becomes fitst Minister ot Munitions, Reginald McKenna Has Important Pos! ot Chancellor ot Exchequer r -Kin] MINISTER OF MUNITIONS 3-hf: LIBERALS Herbert H. Asqiiith. Sir Stanley Buckmaster. Earl of Crewe. Reginald McKenna. gix John Simon. Sir Edward Grey. David Lloyd George. Walter Btmcimais. Winston Churchill. Augustine Birrell. Thomas McKinnon Wood. Lewis Harcoitrt. UNIONISTS Lord Lansdowne. LordCurzon. Andrew Sonar Law. Austen Chamberlain. Arthur Balfour. Walter W. Long. Lord Selborne. Sir Edward Carson. LABOR. Arthur Henderson. i'lTALIAH TROOPS CANADIAN CASUALTIES Navy and Aircraft Raid of Latter Promptly Countered by Army Leaders, TWO ARMY MOVEMENTS Rome Bulletin Indicates North- ward March of Troops Fore- stall Von Hindenburg. London, May 25. Austria has truck first with her navy and air- Ottawa, 3tay casualty lists issued from the militia .depart- ment tonight contained 53 names, of whom eight were killed in action find flvo died of wounds. Five men are rc- poited missing and two are prisoners of war. The lists also report one death; two sick, one of whom is suf- fering from gas fumes, and thirty wounded. DAV.D LLOYD GEOKGE. Who Vacates Chancellorship for Im- portant New Post in New Coalition Cabinet. ARRIINGEMENTS TO RON LINECflPUTED Service oil Winnipeg to Moncton Railway to be Inaugurated on June 1. Three First-Class Passenger Trains to Run intendents Appointed. J (Free Proas Special.) i Ottawa, May Arrangement for the operation by the governmen of 'the National Trans-continente railway from Winnipeg- to Moncton together with the Grand Trunk Fa citic branch lino from Superior June tion to the head of the lakes, on been completed, und F. P. vvith the other officials of the Inter- et TV healtW cover- worKs Une Birrell. SccretaiT for McKinnon "Wood. Pr.ej-ident of the board of Selborne. commissioner of Lfwis .Harcourt. rtcsKtent of the board of educa- HenderEon. Ed-ward Car- son. Redmond Refused Portfolio. Hie official announcement on th< Ww cabinet says: "A place in cabinet was offerei John Tiedmond, the Irish National Istlfader, but he did not.see his wu. clear to. accept it. "The prime minister has decide 'tot. a new department, shall the official statement from 'Vienna ignores It-and gives details of tho Austrian swoon on. the Italian coast, enumerating the damage ,and em- phasizing the blight- Italian, resist ance. Claim to Have Sunk Boat. Vienna, Slay 25 official com- munication isbued today says "The cruibci Helgoland and thioe -orpedb boat destroyers encountered two Italian toipedo boat near Barletta, one of which escaped, nut the other of which -was struck by a shell and compelled to surrend- er in a sinking condition "Our destioyeia leacued Zo men of the crew of the Italian boat, includ- ing- its commander but the work of rescue was hindeied by the approach of two Italian battleships, which fired from a range of metres (about In the ensuing skirmish our destroyer Csepel was slightly damaged, but the Helgoland and the other dcstroyeis returned th eneniy-'s flre with apparent success and then retired out of i ange Dentist Was German Spy. Italian Frntier, via Chiasso to Brought vith northern Ontario. A bi-weekly lichitect Itonvood, was in c-loibe touch with William Sail during the piOffiebS of the public accptmts jn- registered in p, CWicafe-o hotel undei an assumed name -nnon lio went to see Salt Page The mayor? of Canada tUio have "-athercd it Ottawa ylll inieivJen Pie- tiier Boiclen today mse that mca- bo adopted adecjuatelv with the unemployment ciuestion Page 13 TDr a B Wilson or Augustine, accepts rarf to Tot on to church Dele- gation headed by Hon. Edward Brown and Dr asks Presbytery to 10- fuse transfei Pag-e b? Personnel ot ttrongr-Britifh coalition Cabinet was announced at London lost evening- Eigrht pronnnent TTnlotiilste and one Laboi membei have accepted poitfolioa Page 1. St Boniface council was Informed tost night that the Provencher bridBC matter would remain in abeyance until Ma-vor Waugh and Mayor Laohance re- tuin from the east Pago o London, May report received from Field Marshal Sir John French, under date of May 25, says: "Some of our line east of which were lost yesterday dur- ng the enemy's gas attacks, have not yet been recovered. The amount of 336 used was greater than on any irevious a front of five miles. ;'The gas was emitted from cylin- ders throughout'a period of four and a half hours, and at the same time our line was bombarded with asphyxi- ating shells. The gas cloud in places forty feet high from the ground, "Portions of the line remained in- tact throughout the ordeal, and our men have demonstrated that, with dus precautionsrthis form of attack can be met and defeated." Paris, May nication issued by the war office to- night announces that important pro gress hafa been made by the allies to tho north of Anos, and that one o the Iaige German trenches in th< neighborhood of Souchez, for the pos- session of which fighting has beei going on for moie than two weeks has been, captured. The text is a "To the notth of Arras oui attack today ha-ve resulted in important pro grebs. To the noithwest ol Angres (south of La m fiont. of Fos- becalonne, we carried the salient of a Iaige enemy work caller Corhailles. ui me same our tioops took by assault anothei Geirnan work which was -verj strongly fortihed. "Moie to tho south, 011 the east or the road from Aix-Noulette to Sou- chez, we have captured on a front ot one kilometre (two-thiids of a mile) he whole ot a great trench, where the enemy has been lesisting for fifteen NO. 279. ORWOOD IN CLOSE TOUGH WITH SALT DURING INQUIRY tartling Evidence of W. A, Elliott, Before Royal Commission Architect Sent Witness to Chicago, Where He Regis- tered Under Alias REGINALD McKENNA. Who Succeeds David Lloyd Georg in Important Position in New Coalition Cabinet. TURKISH LOSSES IN DMNELLESHEnV Ask Suspension of Hostilities Bury Make Con siderable Advance. Correspondent of London Paper Places Losses of Enemy as High as Eighty Thousand. London, May oper- ations at' the Dardanelles are Des- cribed in an, official statement given SIR STANLEY BUCKMASTER. Who Succeeds Viscount-, Haldane to Important Post in'Cabinet. dustnal Relations melon. Page 13 Paris official resort tells of capture of Important trench Paris, May 25 are coming to l-egaiding the extent of the north of Aims after fleioe encounter Sir Tohn. French tells of free use, of poisonous jras by enemy. Page l There was a big slump in, traddne on the New Yoik stock exchange yester- day, being BO per cent down compared with, the previous day Page 11 B Clement was nominated for election to the Provincial Legislature at an enthusiastic convention of Bran- don Liberals last night Page 1 Lady Aikms is first _preslctent of Wo- BRANDON LIBERALS NONIINATKLEMENT Unanimously Selected at En thusiastic Be Elected by Acclamation. Brandon, Man May 25 a great Liberal convention here tonight S. E. Clement was chosen as Liberal can- didate for the seat left vacant by Hon. G. R. Cold-well In the provincial leg- lighnt regaining CAI-CHI, Lady AiKins is y Germa.n espionage system in Italy mon.s Educational Association, formed A crtviki-np- pxamole of'this has just rprfrience in connection ervice also goes into effect between Hearst and Cochrane, and a weekly rvicc between Hearst and Graham As for the far eastern section .regu- ar trains are now running between there is no in- tention at present to _ -a throug-h service, nor is it likelj tnat a throug-h service will be inaugurated until the wheat begins-to'move, next fall at least. The trams have been put on merely to aecomnTodate the public along the road, and to ascer- tain tho. quality of the traffic offer- in'" If the latter warrants it, changes will later be made in the services. Road in Fine Condition. The officials all returned pressed with the excellent condition of the road, and the richness of much of the country through -which it passes. From a point 200 .miles, west df Cochrane, 'all through the clay belt of Northern Ontario, -and even into Quebec there is scarcely a place which.has not been tivated to some extent From Quebec, to La Tuque the country is allrf.airly well settled. The road also passes through several good towns, stance, Hearst, round wmch- all tne A striking example oJ'this beeen revealed at Milan Rudolf Herod, a native of Beilln, had been for three years a dentist assistant at Milan. He was a poor dentist but an excellent Alpinist, and mado con- stant excursions into the mountains along the Italian frontier. He was recalled to Geimany to do military service and was wounded. When .war between Austria Ttalv becamo piobable, he wiole fronr a hospital to a friend, askmg that documents left in his lodg-ings be forwarded to him immediately. They exammed by the authorities Im- and in Page the west of the same road wo made very appreciable progress n the ravine of the Fond de Buva ouv access to which the artillery of at Angres and the defensive, organization which .was strong had prevented 'We have gained some ground to the west ot Souchez, neai the Cna- of the front there is nothing Heavy Fighting Along San. Petrograd, May folio-wing official statement was issued by gen- eral heado_uaiters tonight: "On the whole Dubysa front, from says: "The following information baa been received, from the general of- licer commanding the Mediterranean expeditionary forces: "On May 21, ttbe first French di- vision made considerable progress