Winnipeg Free Press, June 29, 1916

Winnipeg Free Press

June 29, 1916

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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - June 29, 1916, Winnipeg, Manitoba ONLY MORNING NEWSPAPER IN WEATHER FORECAST Temperatures Yetterday to 7 Sun rises sets Moon rises sets JUNE SIXTEEN 308s AUSTRIANS ARE IN RETREAT ON TRENTINQ FRONT MEXICO YIELDS TO rs King Emmanuels Men Push Enemy 6ack in SectorGain Many Important Points French Recapture Positions North east of VerdunEnemy Unable to Launch Further Attacks Commission To Take Charge of Work June ment is made of the creation of a Canadian hospitals commission as a branch of the Canadian expeditionary 11 c T r i J and having jurisdiction I TOOpS taptUPed 10 valescent homes and military Fight AT6 Ordered This step has been decided T p upon as a result of the steady increase I0 De 6163560 in the work the hospitals commis due to the increasing number of invalided soldiers arriving from CRISIS Under the hospitals a new hospital unit has German Tribute to Canadians Canadian Associated June Cologne describing the gallant stand made by the Canadians at Ypres at the beginning of this says Many of them made obstinate preferring to he I killed rather than One general and several officers who refused to give in were The general drew his and when the sergeant demanded his surrender he cut the sergeant through the whereupon the infantryman bayonetted Many such groups who resisted desperately and refused all mercy had to be cleared out with NOW RELIEVED The officer referred to above is no doubt Negotiations Are Now America Will Prepare for War Activity Is Maintained Artilleryimportant Raids Made in Region of La Bassee Canal been formed for the purposes of While Diplomatic and It will be divided into ten one for each military division in Can Each hospital or convalescent home will be in charge of a major j and subordinate subject to BntlSn the hospitals commission at The new unit will be in charge of j of who 137 KILLED IN ACTION 22 ARE FROM WINNIPEG has been in charge of the depot for returned The chief purpose El June General Jacinto Trevino has ordered that the i 23 American prisoners interned in the penitentiary at Chihuahua City be Twentytwo Winnipeggers were reported killed on last nights casualty lists and one local man was listed dead from Out of the 318 names contained on the fl oclock and KELLY COMMENCES ADDRESS TO JURY Makes Statements Outside Allowed to CASEGOESTOJURYTODAY Crown Counsel Claims Evidence Justifies Conviction on All taken to Juarez and witn their j which were the only two re arms and be I ceived in time for WITH WHITE Further Credit for Imperial Gov ernment Likely Will Be Estab June of addi homes imjer strict military tional ground by the Italians from the by the French from j the Germans northeast of i and by the Germans from the Rus clans in are chronicled in the latest official communications j issued by the French and I Austrian war In it 13 stated that the Austrians are still holding back the wing of the Russian army which is endeavoring to drive past with Kolomea as its In the Trentino region the Italians continue to force back the Austrians along almost the entire having marie progress at various points in the reqion between the Adige and Brenta in the Lagarina and Arsa between the Posina and Astico and along the upper But of Vrrdun the French hnvp more ground from Hie Oermanp north of Hill 321 iitid around Thiaumont North wpst of Verdun the Germans carried j run heavy bombardment against the Avorourt and Chattancourt sec tnit wore prevented from launching infantry attack from the cast of the new organization is to put i i J i was received at were of men killed m action militant hospitals and convalescent Juan rez Mexican authorities asesrted that the prisoners are ex I to reach Juarez minister of finance conferred today with a oom mittee of the Canadian Bankers as sociation with reference to the matter of establishingin Canada a further credit for the imperial government to be used in the payment of war munitions and supplies ordered through the Imperial munitions As a result of a previous conference a credit of was established with the result that ad ditional orders were These orders cover explosives and other war material for use at the front by Britain and the At present the imperial munitions board is disbursing in Canada from a of Hill 304 by the effectiveI million and a do1 of the French artillery In i M P is Cham pa CUP the IGermans occupied I over three hundred manufacturing establishments and furnishingem to many thousands of The effect of this vast expenditure upon the general business of Canada has been very It is understood that ftood progress was madat todays conference re sieotins the matter of further credits althouRli no official was made In addition to discussingthe question of imperial the min uter brought to the attention of tho the desirability of Canada financially prepared for a eased business with Rus French portions near but later driven On tlie British front the expected hie offensive by the British appar ently has not yet but they nre carrying out various points Eucressful on German Positions Btirl UnnliHViiing heavily from the Clin if Rajwpp canal to the south itf tin In the latter region email Rriish attacks were put bv the according to ITALIAN OFFICIAL ereatlv incr sia and the other allies after the and it is understood that attention Italians have fee given to the question of estib back the Austrians a further jf thought a June immedi ate break between the United otates and the de facto government of Mexico has been averted by compli ance with the American demand for release of the 23 troopers captured in the figlit at Whether a state of war has been prevented or merely no one here would attempt io say to Official information a to the attitude of Carranza was lack Until his response to this guv rnmemo note tiispaciied malting iwo preemptory ami distinct is tlicitf no decision on whether President Wilson shall lay the crisis before While it is generally believed that the release of the United States troopers lessens tension and makeei tiie crisis less no one con versant with the problem is losingsight of the that the all important question of Curranzas at titude toward the United States ex pediion across the border remains H the de facto govern ment stands upon the orders to Trovino to altack Pershings men when they move otherwise than to ward the the situation actu ally is what wns ex cept there now is a possibility of diplomatic negotiations which did while the Americans were lield1 prisoner at The preparations of the United for war will go steadily for There will be no interruption of the rush of national guardsmen to the and Funston will continue disposingof the forces tin dr his command as though he ex pected an immediate attack from the Another Clash June en an hour between American marines and Domin go rebels yesterday at Cristi vas reported today RearAdmia One John was Two trencheri nerc taken by the marines after ar illery and 127 i Three Winnipeggers were men tioned as wounded and while only one was reported Three men from the Manitoba and eastern Saskatch ewan were reported kill ed in one missing and seven A further list of names issued at oclock this morn Died of William Kin in Wounded and William Henry Taken on at Valcartier on Formerly of the Tth Worcestershire Kin in Samuel Taken on at Valcartier on Formerly of the 5th Irish rifles Kin in Ire land Sydney Enlist ed as a private at Valcartier on Formerly of the 96th regi Kin in Kin at care of Colirn Win WESTERNERS WINNTPEGGERS Killed in rse distance uar ofti lure of ItlMH T on the Trentino The financjai agency or agencies for the today announced the cap TJUrposP of advising upon and dealing Monte north of Jwit1l Russian and other foreign and Monte These lie between Posina and As The Italians also advanced on the AstaRo plateau occupying the crn side of tlie Ania valley and Cached the slopes of Jlonte Monte Inlerroto and Monte Mmite rolombara was carried and ih Italian advance reached the iiinaiiM citniMiunication follows theAdige to the Prcnta rommandinc positions and strongly irgamzed ilefeuces now reached by tlio enemy huvtincreased largely his activity in resisting our Nevertheless we made considerable Ilosns al day In valley and Arsa valley tlienwas intense ar tillery slielled positions f the inimy on Jloiito Tropolla and Monte Tost i und took the trenches mar Malga I Between the Posina and the tico we took tiie enemys positions f Monto near and Monte Cavalry detach ineuts reached On the Adige plateau we occu pied the southern side of the Arsa valley and reached the slopes of Monte Monte Interrotto and Monte which were held strongly by enemys rear 1urther after carrying Monte we began to approach On the remain der of HIP front as far at the Brenta was no On the upper But made an ftttatk after intense artillery prepar taking some redoubts and trenches in the neighborhood of On Isonzo the was made raids and captured including seven offli dtul two machine with Russian present it is felt no more can be done than tomature and prepare well in advance plans for facilitating future business of the character which it is hoped may largely take the place of munition and war supply business in which Canada is participating so The bank Oalers who attended todays conference included the president of the Can adian Bankers the presi dent of the Bank of and the general managers of the Dominion Royal Canadian Bank of Bank of Nova Scotia and the Imperial The meeting was also attended by Flavelle and B of the imperial muni tions FRENCH OFFICIAL BRITISH OFFICIAL June war office issued tonight says I Minns last night there were patrols entered enemy June official com munication issued tonight by the war office In Champagne after intense ar tillery the German succeeded in penetrating some of oui small posts in the direction of the Tahure They were driven out soon afterwards by counterat the left bank of the Mouse the bombardment continued with shells in the sectors of Avocourt and Preparations for ar attack reported going on m the Ger man trenches east of Hill 304 mis carried under our artillery On the right bank we made som progress with grenades north of HI 321 and in the neighborhood of th communication WOHK OF DAVIDSON COMMISSION CLOSED Opposition Counsel Not Present at Yesterdays cussion as to Kin In Eng Kin in Eng ln Donald Robert Robert Kin in Scot Colin Kin in William Kin In North KiJIed in ynifriel With Bran don Kin In Robert AVith Brandon Kin in Marshall Kin at Victor Kin at Frank Kin at I Henry Kin at j Arthur Kin at William Kin at Beck After hadad dressed the jury for the crown in the Kelly trial Thomas Kelly himself began an Mark Km in Scot Gilbert King in Eng Pte Enlisted In Winnipeg Kin Dee William Enlist ed as a private in Winnipeg on Kin in George Taken on a private at Valcartier on 22 Kin in Bugler Fred Taken on Aalcartier on Kin at Albert Edward Taken on Yakartier on Kin in En listed on Kin in James Kin in William Kin in Scot Keith Kin in ScotI Charles Kin in Cyril Enlisted in Winnipeg on Kin in William Enliet7 ed in Winnipeg on Kin in Daniel Kin In Frank Enlisted Winnipeg on Kin in Thomas Kin at 1st James Kin at 114 Rtdeau Cyrus Victor Kin at With Manitoba which he assured the court would take several hours to and in which he entered into long statej ments of fact despite the objection of the crown that they had not been established by any Judge Prendergast told the jury that the accused was exceeding the usual privileges accorded the defence in a criminal It would be the duty of the said the to dis regard anything not shown in evi Kelly was allowed to on the ground that the circumstances of the case were He had not concluded when the court Judge Prendergast said he would be brief in his charge to the which will probably be delivered this Penal Servitude For Karl Uebbecht June Karl Lieb the Socialist was sen tenced today to thirty months penal servitude and dismissed from the army for attempted high gross and resistance to the Four Berlin newspapers published today the following from the semi official Wolff Bureau In the course of a demonstration last evening for Deputy a rather large crowd collected at Potsdamer Plalz Some twenty persons were taken into cus tody to establish their There were no further whose criticisms of the government in speeches in the Reichstag previously had led to his expulsion from the Socialist party in that was arrested on May during May Day and since has been held in the Reichstag on May I by a vote of 229 o declined to order his SUPREME EFFORT ISMADETOCHECK RUSSIAN ADVANCE GETS SEVEN YEARSJORFRAUDS Former Clerk of Saskatchewan Elects for Jury June long delays while their evidence was being taken by the Wetmore former chief clerk of the highways department for the prov The court meets today at incial and SIX OCLOCK LIST June S oclock n list containing 13fi names was Killed in 4SUMS 3inrse fiSllf Oswald Alfred 40nt81 John Ernest 453251 Robert A1465R 45104S Albert 21575 Fred 63134 Reginald Walter Alfred Ovorge 4Vi7l Janics 450144 Donald 451Stifi Arthur 404S3S John 24747 291RS Ernest SSfifft A20041 230ija 9070 47017 Ernest 147S44 Philip A20riB9 Robert Robert 7S013 Howard 32024t Ell 11 a city instead of at 10 the time at whch it has mot up to the This change was ordered by the judge on account of the fact that there will probably be no difficulty in getting the case to the jury without another adjourn ment KELLY RESENTS Several times during Kellys speech he was interrupted by who objected that the accused should not be allowed to tell the jury things that he had neglect ed to prove in the witness the accused turned round on the crown and loudly asserted that he was not talking from mere High words took place for a until Coyne re minded the accused that he should address the Judge Prender gast deprecated the unusual pro and allowed Kelly to pro Kelly assured the court he had no desire to go outside the evi dence in his If he did it was and owing to his profound interest in everything connected with the parliament build In the first part of his he described his conduct from the time he refused to give evidence be fContinned on Page Continued on Pago CANADIANS iCanadian Associated London June formerly of the Queens Tor onto received a commission the Hampshires after serving at the SsoTof Robt it several bombing HuKh of the arm iv i enemy and inflicting lerVi and Edward of the m one of our raiding par fantry C Roberts of the has been found the enemy trenches badly hy shell The enemy suffered from gas we discharged from our successful raid was LIU h the Highland light in VoimellesLa Bassee appointed SERBIAS FLAG OVER FREE PRESS June the Da vidson commission resumed this Hartley counsel representing the was not Sir Charles Da vidson said that Dewart had ad vised the commission by wire that his argument had been but it had not yet been received by the Sir Charles asked if Hender counsel for Wesley AJli proposed to make a statement relative to evidence which had been put in affecting his government coun said he had seen Henderson today and he had not intimated what hla intentions Sir Charles thought it desirable that Hen derson should state his intentions to the The inquiry was then resumed into the sale of a quantity of cloth to the militia department by the Auburn Woolen Mills of At a previous sitting Milton of examined as an said that the goods were ap proximately 15 per cent below Inspector of the militia de examined by McCon of was incline4 to disagree with the view expressed by He said that there was a certain margin of allowance permitted by the and the cloth supplied by the Auburn Woolen Mills came within the mar gin of that strength finish and The cloth was substantially up to the sample sub mitted by the Replying to questions by Sir Charles the witness said he had never known of pressure being brought to bear upon the de partment to accept cloth below the standard of the sample at full So far as he knew there had not been a single complaint as to the quality of the cloth made in Canada for soldiers Italians Countercheck Austrians for were brought up in district court this afternoon for Brown elected to be tried at once and was sentenced by Judge Hannon to serve a total of seven years in Prince Albert penitentiary Devline elected to be tried by judge and jury and his case will cot be heard until the Brown was sentenced to seven years for five years for ut tering forged seven years for fraudulently obtaining from five years for forging powers of attorney and five years for forging The sen tences all run concurrently Only three or four persons outside those immediately concerned were present in the courtroom this after durfng the The two were brought up without any public noticeH appeared for Brown and asked for a light sentence on the ground of full confession having been made by crown called attention to the seriousness of the offence and the public nature of the breach of The he looked for a sentence commensurate with the serious nature of the In sentencing Judge Hannon gave a moving It was the most unpleasant part of his he to deprive any man of In this case the offence seemed of deliberate and flagrant In view of the circumstances to which MacDonald had called attention he had decided to shorten the sen tence he had in mid by two or three for he did not want to Impose a sentence a day longer was He thereupon delivered sentence as Teutons Launch Violent Attack Near on River But Are Repulsed Fierce Artillery Duels Raging Along Whole FrontRussians Bringing Up Many Reinforcements Advance on Bagdad Continues Turks Defeated in Battle and Driven Towards Kalaystraiiine June Tonights Russian official communication re ports that the Germans were re pulsed Monday evening in an attack near on the The statement follows Southeast of the enemy Tuesday night opened an offensive on the Pulkarn sector with consid erable having previously dir ected salvos of gun fire and clouds of gas against our Thanks to the opportune arrival of reinforce ments and the concentration of our we threw back tht Ger mans with heavy On the Dvina and in the region of Jacobstadt there has been artillery and infantry Enemy make frequent raids over our dropping During a bombard ment of the Ger mans dropped 68 with insig nificant Two tanks of petrol were set on Demands Prompt Apology from Austria June United States rejoinder to Austria regarding the Austrian submarine attack on the American steamer made public today by the state describes the act as a deliberate insult to the flag of the United States and an invasion of the rights of American and requests a prompt punish ment of submarine commander and payment of In vigorous language the commu sent a week ago it clear that the United States government believes the facts of the case entirely different from what the Austrian submarine commander re ported them to and that immedi ate amends are The attack on the a Standard Oil occurred in the Mediterranean on December We repulsed by prim flre an attack south of On the remainder of the front as far as the Bakitno marshes there have been artillery Monday evening the enemy at tacked tis near on the Stok but was this district the enemy con tinues to maintain a violent artillery In an attempt to halt oir in the enemy if using every possible means to UK from constructing and is destroying bridges already built btit our engineers sire surmounting all obstacles and successfully accom plishing their Caucasus front South nf LAKe tlnimiah we pushed back the Turks from the region ot Bann toward TurcoPerslan In the dir ection of Bagdad we have defeated the driving them toward the fortified region of AUSTRIAN for the Aiiatrians against the Russians near In and by the Gor maus over the Russians In are reported 1n the Austrian official communication received here to The communication says We have repulsed further Rus sian attacks near The Germans are storming the AkaJlnewka line and other pos itions west of Sokul On the Italian front we eaptnrnct 640 In repulsing attacks between the Tftch and rivers and on the Pasublo WILL STICK TO FIGHT New Italian Premier Proclaims Un alterable June chamber of deputies today held its first session since the selection of the new and the in his speech outlining the policy of the govern said emphatically that Italy would continue the war witn her allies until victory was The premier said the army had proved its valor and endurance in re pulsing the Austrian advance In The chamber applauded enthusiastically when he alluded to the devotion of Kins Victor Em manuel to the country and the He presented nineteen new with fifteen undersecretarles of the largest Italian cab inet since the establishment of tiar llamentary Spring water Man ton suf fered a broken colar bone and shou der bone when he was struck by an automobile driven by Martin here NURSES ARE Thie is a map of the part of the Trenttno and adjoining terri tory in the scene of the great Austrian which has now been beaten back after six weeks of desperate and two LUl Todav is the birthday or I This closed the and the work Peter Iof Serbia Honor of thh of nniK weie at rnunrrv which national holiday of a country which is one of the the flag of Serbia enemy exploded a small i kas three horizontal Ncuvt Chaiiclle and an j t excepting and the red at e laniagr to one of our MM no other We twit mines thr Hot muiti yesterday pre ith the crown and coat of arms be flown with the Bassee Tjnion Jack over the Free Press wi in the bli building TAGEBLATT June one of the leading Berlin announced this morning that its ap pearance had been prohibited by order of the military This is the first instance for some months of the suspension of Ber jlin the preservation of their communi cations from attack from Carinthia pleted the concentration of an im portant mass of The Austrian offensive was opened on May 15 by an intense artillery It early became ap parent that it was the plan of the Austrians to force their way into the Italian plain by the way of the Lagarina through which the Adige flows almost due and and and the earliest operations the Val Sugana which is the water of Italy aimed at the occupation ofcourse of the Brenta If the the northern passes and their dc1 valleys could be forced and the high fence against subsequent plateau between them occupied the This object seemed to have been atj Austrian armies could debouch into but no great impression was made upon the extensive and well armed Austrian works defend Trent and and have their action extended by the forts of Fol and other defences accumulated in the angle between the Brenta and the It was under the cover of these the Lombardy and Venetian plains and by threatening the railway com munications force the Italians to re call their main armies which are at grips with the Austrians along the There followed a month of the most desperate the Austri ans pounding their way southward mostly and extensive groups i with their extraordinary strength in works that the Austrians com1 artillery until their centre tie vai tne Austrians alaglcl observatory at Johns college unable to make the progress aa follows TenrperatuTe at 7 operating between the over ran the high central plateau and ad vanced into Italian captur ing Arsiero and shown on the IE the Lagarina and the Val Sugana the Austrians were unable to make the progress expected and the armies in the centre finally held when they were within five miles of the The Austrian offensive reached its height ten days Since then the Italians have gradually beeoi regain ing the upper band and within the past few days they have forced the Austrians back along the entire front running from the upper stretches of the Arsa river northward through Asi Flara and shown on the above In this dis trict the Austrians are still on Ital ian territory and there is a great task before the Italians if they are to legain the positions held by them the Austrian Canadian June king has invested Assistant Matron BoTilter with the Red Cross of the flrst an Sadie Fer Maud Olive Gar Kathleen Florence Florence Eleanor Jean Florence Katherine Wnittick and Dor othy Winter with the Royal Red Cross of the second WEATHER GRAIN MARKETS REVIEW weather report from thiv meteor majcimum or the 12 no wind no The Canadian meteololoyical service weather observations takn ac 1 last e Winnipeg Port cloudy fair cloar 58 fair fair Swift cloudy cloudy Medicine fair cloudy A few scattered ahowera have occurred tn but the weather has been mostly Minimum and maximum temperatures 4860 5260 Kam 5863 5484 Medicine Hat SS74 4068 4072 Prince Moose 5470 5570 5874 Port 4S3S Parry 5072 Lon 5080 5372 T4 5272 5S74 Que MC 8080 5058 Yesterday was another very quiet and dull day in the wheat market showing that the trade has ltttl3 chance of climbing out of rut within a weeks In one trader expressed the opinion expected a dull trade in wieat until the government began to tray winter there will be a The only sign of trading yesterday camefrom the ejcport houses who did a small busi It wag said there were orders in the market at a price slightly under the low and this had the effect of making vary in pressing the short For the immediate future scalping markets seem the rule and prices may work a little higher ou covering and export War news shows signs of important de velopments on the western front of the Allies and everythinf points to nervous market with traders Too cautious to swing prices very ;