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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 3, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta .VOLUME VIII. LETHBRIDGE. ALBEKTA. TUESDAY, AUGUST 3, NUMBER 197 FAMOUS MONUMENT IN VVAKHAW MENACED. 1 Russians Have Repulsed Enemy-at One Point in the South FRENCHMEN BOMBARDED STRASBURG London, situation at Paris, Warsaw shows no material change, j French The German encircling movement con tmues. The Russian ollicii! report says "desperate and sanguinary fight- i ing is stJJl going on on the banks of i the Narew soiith of Ostrolcnka and that, there, have been 'equally heavy engagements between the Vistula and Bug rivers. Russian troops before in i Ivangorod, south-east of Warsaw, I have withdrawn to a "more concen- trated on both banks J of the-Wieprx j.hey have repulsed the {enemy. On the" other hand, an Aus- 'itrian official statement says that I Austrian regiments have been, suc- j ocsslul afc Ivangorod, over I 2000 men and numerous supplies. Pursuing of cutting the communications of the Grand D.uke Nicholas, heavy German forces are attacking the railroad, linking; tlie .main line with Ostrolenka. Warsaw Conditions Better Latest dispatches direct, from War- flaw, coming from the correspondent of the Associated Prses, dated July j 31, show that conditions in the threat- ened Polish capital are much better than were indicated in the latest di- Jrect dispatches to the London news- papers, which were sent on July 2ft. Later, information of the Associated states that people.are returning to their'homei, and that, the life oC the capital la resuming the normal as- although official establishments (iave made all preparations for the expected eVaciiatlon, the French and having been plac- ed in the'hands of the American con- Aug. flotilla of Anglo- aeroplanes today attacked Slrasburg, says a dispatch from Gen- eva to the {-lavas news agency. The extent of the damage caused by the explosion of missiles has not yet been ascertained. Slrasburg is the capital of Alsace- Lorraine'and lies 80 miles south-cast of the German fortress of Metz. Pimxsutawney, Pa., Aug. life was lost and many thousands od dollars' damage done throughout this section last night by a series of storms which flooded streams, wash- ed away bridges, damaged rait.roads and intertirban lines" and destroyed harvests. Kalph Rapinsky, a boy, was swept from a bridge here and drowned. Coal companies whose lines with main roads, arc heavy sufferers as were telephone and tele- graph companies. ALASKA CRATERS ACTIVE Seward, Alaska, activity pof Katmai-volcano, indicated by the .presence of fine'aahes in the air. fa reported by W. J. Brskine of Kodiak. Officers of the steamer Ad- miral Watson report that the Uliam- na crater also is'active. course liable to be taken by the Rus- aians and the Germans atter the ture of Warsaw, leads the Standard this morning to advocate editorially thut the Allies make a tremendous offer to gain Bulgaria'by influencing Servia to make the territorial con- cessions desired by Bulgaria, on the theory that the Germanic force on the south side of the Danube would overwhelm Servia, relieve Turkey, op- en the road to the Black Sea and the Aegean, bring about the complete dis- comfiture of Russia, and have the gravest effect on the fortunes of the War Buyers May 7 Take All Western Cattle evaii for west- the hulk of the livestock before he re- iern cattle this and it is likeiy I that there.will be some seen coriuie- willing to tie up, in anticipation that lition between hig United States buyers, and war purchasers for the i purchase of the bulk of the cattle. Chas. rtobinson of the firm of Rob- inson k Co., said to be the biggest "cattle -brokers in the world, is touring southern-Alberta this week, visiting all the cattle raisers. On Sunday lie went soutli, and vviii pro- bably visit the hie ranch of .lames Wallace on the international bound- hary. Mr. Robinson, who is accom- fjianied by his.selling agent, Mr. Thom- jas, also spent some da.vs at the Maun- -ranch, near ilacleod. Robinson visits Alberta every ''.year, and is generally able' to corral there will be .buyers for the British or French governments, in the field before very long, hence they are holding off. Mr. Robinson is confident that the prices will 'he maintained at, a high standard during the fall, and speaks optimistically of the cattle business generally. He thinks Canadian ranch- ers stand to benefit greatly by their livestock this year. Mr. Robinson is endeavoring to get- acquainted with every stock man in Alberta this year. During a brief stay in the city S.un- day he -was entertained by Commis- sioner .Grace. He .is visiting the ranches south or the city this week. Joan Arnoldi to Speak Tomorrow Parker's Landing, Pa., Aug. 3. .'Running at high'speed, the'.Bnflalo on the Bultaib'.and Allegheny division oi toe' Pennsyl.vania rail- road ran into a landslide near here .today. Jesse of .Pittshur'g, was R. Gel- Irich, fireman, ot Pittsburg, was ser- iously scaldod. Three day coahes, and t sleeper left the track' but remained upright. Wealthy Atnericans Pleased With Qty Me and Mrs. Lewis Cutler, with 'their son, H. H. Cutler, and his Wife wealthy residents of Council Iowa, 'fiual visit to jruests at" their and niversary of Britain's declara- tion of war, will be. observed in St. Augustin's Church at 10 a.m.. Rev. Canon Murrel- Wright will deliver a-special address, to which ..the public of the city are invited. At 11 o'clock in the church, Lieut. Joan. Arnoidi, -who with Miss Plummer, supervised the giving out of '.supplies to, the Canadian -soldiers at Salisbury, address a public rneeting. Mayor Hardie will preside. ihows a monument to King Sidismund in one of the main thoroughfares of the besieged city. London, Aug. of the COSTLY VICTORIES Geneva, Switzerland, Aug, 1. .Tribune prints the fol- lowing ditpatch from its Inn-, bruck correspondent: "The capture of Lublin cost General Woyiich men, ir, wounded and prison- ers. Tile Ruisians are fight- ing fiercely; disputing every foot of ground. .-an advance of seven miles, with army corps, Field Marshal von Mackensen lost men. "The Germans have dis. patched more than 100 train- loads of ammunition from Ra- dom and Lodz to Warsaw since July 23. "The who attacked south of Prza'snysz killed 5000, wounded 8000, and took pris- oners 1300 of the Eighth Ger- man army corps." would be impossible. Allies. This Standard sets forth, if the Balkan states were solidly on of real Britain, Russia and France, Bul- garia being the "keystone of the arch." Sad Bungling 'It is not at all to the credit of French or British says the Standard, "that this question was not settled long ago. We want Bul- garia's co-operation. We have known from the beginning the price to _he paid- yet, while we have been .talk- ing and arguing, nothing has been ac. compllshed, and Bulgaria is losing patience, and beginning to listen- to the cajolments and offers of our ad- versaries. "This is a sad bungling, which ought to be made good without fur ther delay hy business-like and straightforward proposals. The Serbians must be told that we cannot have the issue of this war, in which we are vindicating their right to ex- ist, jeopardized because they insist on clinging to their Russians Promise Poles Autonomy Petrograd, Ang. first sit ting of the Duma, which opened to day, holds promise of work with the object of promoting'the production of n-il'tary and meeting the rail Tomorrow, August 4, the ah- itary ro luJrementa, rather than ora rifvenarv of Britain's declara- tory, recitations or effort to discen er those responsible for the failure to realize the earlier higher hopes The temper of the deputies HUB moderate; party differences were minimized; there was an entire ab- sence of, gloom or factitious enthus- iasm. The Polish' people, the Ml'es iasm. the ambassadors, and General the commander in the Galician cam- paign, were cheered heartily. The outstanding feature of the ses Amsterdam, via London, Aug. fighting is in progress on British front near Ypres, according to telegrams received here.- boom of great guns vand mine explosions were audible 'for hours, and it was quickly fol- lowed by a steady stream of wounded men from the vicinity -of-Hooge. Most of the casualties .wore the result of TUKKSlttLL ALLWOMEN Paris. 'Aue. VarazCatc, mem- ber of the committee of the Armen- ian -Social Democrat party, writing to L'Humanite, says the committee has received word that the Turks, af- itcr massacring all males of the_ pop- ish-Armenia, assembled women anil children and drove them to the qjnks of Titus where they shot them and threw tl c bodies into the stream. These hut. not been substan- tiated f -thsr source. The irmeman population of Cilicia, in the Turkish ill i et of Adna, also has betn forced to persecution according to the-reports of the committee. 'More than 40 000 persons already are dead and it is feared, the Armenians at Jleucke and Diarbekr in Kurdcs- PEACE JILL Submarine Slips into the Baltic and Gets German Wrought in the Mediterranean Petrograd, Aug. 2, via London, Aug. 3, 2.35 An official communication issued here to- night, says a British submarine has sunk a large German trans- port in the Baltic Sea. GERMAN DESTROYER SUNK London, Aug. 2, 8.50 The British Admiralty tonight an- nounced that a British submar- ine had returned, and report sink- ing a German torpedo-boat de- stroyer, believed to be ol the G- 196 class, on July 26, near the German coast. Shell Troop Train Athens, Aug. A British submar- ine. operating shelled in the Sea of Marmora, uinncu Turkish trooii train near Petrograd via. London, Aug. 3. IHaidar Pasha on Friday, destroying Michael V. Roodzianke, ,of seven cars and kii'iing more than 200 ozlav. of the progra va. Lonon, ug. Haidar Pasha on r hael V. Hoodziauke, of Ekattrin- seven cars and kii'iin v, today was re-elected president soldiers, according t he Russian duina by a. vote of 2 -18 today. to advices -receiv- to -12. On the conclusion of the de- bale on the war the duma placed it- self on record hy unanimous a'Aoption of the resolution declaring it to be the empire's unshakable determina- tion not to conclude peace before Russian victory was complete, ui me pledging the willing assistance, of the operating In the Sea of 'Marmora has Sinks Large Steamer London, Aug. S.15 state- ment issued by the Admiralty this evening, says: t "The Vice-Admiral, commanding in ithe eastern Mediterranean, reports arllllthat one of the British submarine entire population for the creation of fresh means lor continuing the-sUiig- torpedoed a large steamer Of 3000 tons off Mudania nier, which bad sev- eral vessels secured alongside. The explosion was very heavy. "A small steamer close to baglia Bay was torpedoed. "A renort from Constantinople states that a gunboat was torpedoed in the Sea of Marmora abo.ut this time, and l; possibly refers to this occasion. More Damage Done "Torpedoes were fired at alongside the arsenals at Constantin- ople. ThG result could not be but the explosion was very heavy. "The Zeitunlik powder mills were fired at, but owing to darkness, the- result could not be ascertained. "A railway cut one mile -west of Karaburna was bombarded and the line blocked temporarily, so that a troop train was unable to pass. It was fired at as it steamed back, and three truck'ioads of ammuntion were blown up.'' [Mudaya, Karabagba and Karabur- na are all on the Asiatic shore of the Sea of Marmora, the former about 100 miles east of the northern entrance, of tho Dardanelles, and Karabagba and Karaburna about 25 miles east of It.] Over-night War Summary The Auatro-Germns arc tight- ening their lines against Ruisia in Poland. Warsaw has not yet fall- sn. The British government an- qounces the- abandonment of the puttee and the substitution there- for of the Russian military leg boot- Check Germans London, Aug. The French offi- cial report relates the customary night activity with artillery, bombs and hand grenades, together with several infantry attacks by the Ger- mans. _ Negros Guilty Belleville, Aug. James H. Thomas, sr., negro 'mayor of Brook- lyn; 111., negro' settlement, rand five negro policemen of the town were found guilty ol murder in .the cir- cuit court here today and sentenced to 14 ears each in the penitentiary. ihe men were chai Robert ed w ith the policeman under the foimer adminiUration The trouble grew out election row. .5. EXPLOSION KIULS ONE The outstanding feature oiuie also ha, massacred, sion was the declaration made in tlie members of the Armenian name of the Emperor by the premier patty M A'arazdate ,e .v M. Goremykln, that the Poles snail I I receive autonomy. WILL RUN EXCURSIONS TO RAYMOND DURING CARNIVAL All roads will lead, to Kaymond on August 31 and_ for those are the days' of Ray- On mond 'carnival, which is' something quests at o n iunday they paid a-visit to Glacier (more pretentious than anythir park, but stated, that owing to the has ever been previously.att very'heavy rains, the roads in the njrk were 'almost Impassable. The party are very enthusiastic over the condition of the glow mg crops tlfey have srtn since coming to these parts They arc also very much taken with Lethbridgc AUSTRALIAN (CASUALTIES Sydney, Australia, Aug casualties in the war up iciauy tempted by southern lowms. Two special trains from Lethbrldge a-fare.of for the round trip, right to' the exhi- bition grounds at are two concessions 0. U...Ursenbach. the live-wire manager of the: carni- val, has been able to ohtain, and lie is after another concession, namt'iy.tlie declaring of P. half-holiday on 'one of the for the citizens of Lethbridge, to give them an oppor- tunity of attending the big1 event The trains will leave the city the evening events are over The management is r says, have aeen publicly hanged alter having been charged with wishing to found an in- dependent army RIDE 3000 MILES ON CYCLES TO ENLIST New York, N.Y., Aug. their was to luernool to enlist In the Bri- tish Robert Frank and George ailived here, today, af- motorcycle, tewan, ter a mile ride er to accom from Saskatoon Their motorcvcle was equipped with a side cradle and carried a tent and stove besides the clothing of the nd- Thev stone trill, aoed the "old Yellow- and camped in a tent Dakota and Minnesota were too awful for word the c.t .ch floor of te aynn ance i pm, and wi.ll return utter which can accompdate a big crowd, odate a his Lethbridge crowd and ithey are justified in exnectmg it Two days of racing will he a tea ture of tlie carnivm, and a two days motor cycle race for the champion in North ship of the Bouth which will carrj a Frank .art too awful trophy, will be another bis fea ture. The of the first ev ening will be the crowning, ot. the queen of the carnival, for which po sitlon it is expected there will Lethbridge candidate, as wel didates from the southern to. patriotic address will also bo ed by Magistrate Elton of Leth'bridge. Each day's programme will wind up with a -big dance on the famous spring floor of the Raymond dance lull MARKETS ge candldite, as welt as can j wheat [ro> the southern towns A October oils nrlll a Ian hn HelfVftf- High Lew WEATHER Fair ;nd warm, Philadelphia, Aug.'was. killed and three sothers were in an exp osion todaj m the perinierital de- partment of. the United States arsenal. at Fniiikfort, this city. London, Aug. 3.-The crest of the ridge In the by the official press bureau. of neighboring works, and explosion of three mines under the Sir General Hamilton Reports London, Aug. test of statement follows "General Ian Kssniitoii August o that on the right position held by and New Zealand corps a successful attack was carried out against trenches the network of Turkish' which was beginning to threaten the safety of an advanced post called the "Tasir-ania Post The attack consisted of the bombard- :the .sec- These .sections tions of the trench, were occupied at once. "Another section was'rushed with the bayonet the Turks did not coun- ter attack At least seventy Turks were killed in and around the works. The result has been to gam the crest ol a iidge, and it has materially im- proved our position in that section of tho line INSPECTING NEW LINE Grant Hall, second vice-president of the C.P.R. and general manager of western lines, will reach the city thiB evening after inspecting the1 unfiniBh ed portion of the Lethbndgc Weyburn line to the east of Foremost. He has been looking over the line with a. view to ordering extensions of steel whereby the farmers east ot Foremost will ie served -Kith, the rail- way in time to ship out theit crops this fall Mr Hall is expected to mldw U M- nouncement to the effect that leMt twenty-ifve miles of new steel will M laid, and possibly more. Farmers of Lucky Strike District to Require Some Aid Lucky Strike, Alta, Aug tqur weeks of good, hot weather, a bumper crop will be assured m this district. The local UFA are busy making final arrangements for a supply of binder twine for the members Har vest help In this district is not suf- ficient to handle the heavy crop, and the local U.F.A that one hir ed man to every four resident farmers will be needed in this district ENGLAND FULLY ROUSED TO SERIOUSNESS OF THE WAR The people of Lngland ire only now Ktinning to the great senousnc s of the war situation iou will find people there who i few months ago wcte quite confidci t that ti war would rad in Oc oijei or No- The same peon c are nou ex- pecting the struggle will last il least another vear, and perhaps two. I his is the iv-u in which H H. Cragg, of Lethbri'dge, who has re- centlv returned Irom spending s-ycn months in th old Hnd has sired up the feeling in 1 ngland as it existed ago effort of person in the land must be exerted with but one end m view, and that 14 victory for lar.d. The British people, says ui Cragg, 'have absolute cgnfHeuce that, there will be hut one outcome to the war, but they arc beginning to real- ize iust what victor) will m'An in just befole he left three wetks Mr. Cragg sajs the people arc i ning to face the situation aim things in their true light Ihe to listen to I lo sacrifice. Uneventful Trip Gilbert, Mran Aug. 3 Frank Tallenco, aged 35, walked into the police station here jesterday evening and announced that she had killed her husband and her lathcr-m-law, Tony Tallenco The police lonnd tho bed in a pooj of blood. He had been struck on the head with an He will recover The old as found in a. dying state in a field nearby His skull -was crushed and he died in the hospital later Mrs Tall- enco gave as her reason for the crime that both men had abused and beat her She is being held for a prelimm-, ary hearing Local Man is Highly Honored W. J. Lloyd, o[ the Farm Pioducti x Limited, received word thii morninf Mr Oragg left England three weeks lo effect that he has been tf- ago, andMiad a very uneventful the State Vico-Prenident of to New York on the' an Anchor line boat There were no sicns of anything unusual They _ .i I__ ntinl- fVl-fltlnO "Hurt' the 6sSe whih was shelled by aOe eoige thra York w i nation u-J when he tells them that the situation is really one oi utmost gravitj that the people must their money to help the government evcty Jlr. Cragg told nniild be safer to take passage home an liner tilt t6 American' liner fa'' to (Continued on the National Hay Association for the Dominion ol Canada, with Jos. Uorgcois ot Doucet's Landing, P. Q, and Omer Hebert ol YamaaSa, as assistants. These uppotatmeriU made by the president ol the asaociation, J.'P. Oole Tht niurterj of the association in and Mr Lloyd'l mtanx that le will be the bead aMociatioB in Canada. ;