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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 4, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME IX. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA FIUDAY, AUGUST -I, 1010. NUMBER 199 Czar's Forces Make Important Advance- Fleury Changes Hands Make Progress. SHOWING AUEA. IN WHICH NORTHERN ONTARIO FIRES R AGE I) 1 CilY Deputy Minister and Irrigation Commissioner Surveys Nearly Finished Pctrograd, Aug. troops have captured Ihc villugu of Rudka-Mirynskaia, on Hie river Stavoka, Hie Russian war office announces today. Kudku- Mirynskma is miles east of kov'el. French Capture Fleury Paris, Aug. simultan- eously from the northwest and from the southeast, French troops Thursday stormed the village of Fleury, three iliilos north of Verdun and captured several hundred' Germans. In the evening, however, the Germans launch- ed t: furious counter-attack .ind after several violent attempts succeeded in getting a footing In the Southern part of the village. The French today continue to hold the northwestern sec- tion of the place and heavy fighting 13 in progress. British Gains London, Aug. operations Thursday night by the British on (he Sommd. front; resulted in the gain for tUeni of some ground west of Poz- war office announced today. Germans Retake Village Berlin, via London, Aug. Tillage, of' Fleury, north of Verdun, was; the Germans this it. was officially announced today'by the German army headquar- ters. The situation at Fleury and its vi- statement .adds, now is the as" if was before the French Business' tack. -1 west are good, he says. "7; j ten days we will finish" Berlin', via London, Aug. the'surveys on the. Taber irriga- tro-German have all j tjon said Mr. Drake to whom jir. Cory referred the Herald for irri- gation information. up to the owners of land in the district to go ahead. We are not going to make the survey cast of Taber this year as the land owners have not evinced enough interest to warrant us in undertaking the work." This uftenioott Mr., Cory and Mr. Drake took a trip east through the irrigation district. W. W. Cory, deputy mlnioter of. tho interior, H. II. Drake, commissioner of irrigation, and Mr. Porter of the department office at Calgary are in tW city today touring the south, pay- ing special attention fro the irrigation districts of the south.''Seen by the Herald JUr. Cory would talk-only of generaiitles. He is following thii re-, ports about crop damage in western Canada very closely and is of the op- inion that Southern shows the best prospects of any part.' He was in Manitoba''about.. July 1st before the rbluclc .rust scare amounted to any- thing, but thinks (he recent reports lookidark for the southern part of'that province. Alberta and Saskatchewan however, est a.good EXPECTING 18 MONTHS MORE OF WAR the territory which -they had lost in the region of Rudha-lMrynskala, to the east of "Kovcl, according to the Ger- man official, statement. The Teutons also regained ground in ihe Carpathian mountains, legion 'of Konllas. in the I FIELD IN B.C. Vancouver, B. C.. Aug. elec- tions, exactly six weeks distant, nom- inations Tor the provincial legislature wer3 held throughout Eritisli Colum- bia today. There were two chief sur- prises, first the unexpectedly large of independents who entered the field in. Vancouver: second, the with- drawal at the last moment of the Lib- candidate-in Prince George. In the northern constituency a hot fight is' raging' between lion. W. R. Ross, and John Mclnnes, a Socialist. C. A. Gaskell had been nominated Liberals, but it lias been: apparent for weeks that iUcIn- iic3-.would lead the opposition forces, and rather than.divide the poll agapst the minister of lands, the Liberals today and will try to elect the Socialist. Mayor Gillel. of Prince George, is the (bird candidate. With vdaskell in the field. Ross has been taking.the iiest the betting lately, but now Ihe, light is admittedly on equal lines; Mclnnes is ''cry mild- mannered for a Socialist, and will un- doubtedly support the Liberal leader If lie S3' returned. The following' nominations were made today; .Alberni-J. C. C. Wood H. U. Brewster D. Kendall X. McDonald! Frank llobloy Geo. Casey 'A. Fraser -I. Yor- D. Barrow Cowichan Caiit. Wayward Ken. C. Duncan Taylor John A. Bucklmnr Manson wart W, A. Pritchard This three main fire centres, Hearst, Cocliraue and east, and .Matheson to CochniHPj are shown on this map. 239TH BATTALION, C. E. F. RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION CORPS All recruits that have enlist- ed in the 239th Batt. are reques- ted to fall in in front of the Post Office this evening at 7.30 sharp, wearing badges, for the pnrposp of taking part in the exercises commemorating the second anniversary of the war. An invitation also is extended to all others that intend en- listing in this battalion to fall in also. Fred W. Downer, Recruiting for the 239th Batt. Purchased at A. Healthy Industry Rome, Aug. Benedict is safd to be pleading with Ger- many net to resume an extensive sub-rnarine warfare. Although peace rumors continue here, Ro- man political circles are becoming reconciled to the possibility of 18 more of the war before a final "allied victory EEIS ONE YEAR I WORSE THAN EVER New York, Aug. epidemic of infantile paralysis readied Iiigli mark today in number of new cases. The health department figures showed that 217 cases developed dur- ing the 24 hours ended at io o'clock J Officers Give .Stiff Sentence As this morning and that the death list for the same period was -13, two more than on Wednesday. Seventy-six were stricken in Manhattan alone, where the epidemic now appears to be centred. WARNING GIVEN RECRUIT OFFICERS Example .to Others Who May Try Same Course A stiff jolt was lianded out to Cardston deserter, Pte. Peterson, of the 113th Lethbridse Highlanders last night, when he was sentenced to on( Camp Hughes Aug Recrmtug >car in the provincial jail here. The officers are .warned t0. ue most careful charge was desertion. Peterson left in enlisting men of European but not allied nationality, and the department of immigration has placed all informa- tion in its possession at the disposal of recruiting officers. LARGE STEAMER SUNK London, .Aug. Cocker line steamship Brittanic .of 3.-IS7 tons gross, lias been sunk, it was announc- ed at Lloyd's Shipping Agency today She was unarmed. The British .sail- ing vessel, Margaret Button, 197. ton; also has been the battalion at Sarcee on July 20th without leave. He was discovered at Cardston and taken in charge. In- spector Dann of the Mounted Police at Alucleod sat. on the case last night, Major McGuire and Captain Jolunstone of xthe Kilties going Cardston to prosecute. This is. the lirst conviction on this crime out of the ranks of the Kilties, and it hoped the stiff sentence will act as a deterrent to others. Peterson was at one time connected with the Cardston Globe. Are Urging Establishment Of Grain Inspection Here While Lethbridge will continue to wiro was sent yesterday: iu 1914 by C. Mar- Quite a largo deal was consummat- ed in the city yesterday when A. Bon- amico purchased the Lethbridge Mac- aroni comoany from C. Marinaro as a going concern. The amount of money involved is not known but is under- stood to run well into the live figures. The. Lethbridge Macaroni Co. was established here naro, win built about seven years ago. The Fer- j nie plant was not well situated for, the business, so Mr. Marinaro made representations to Lethbridge with the result that he was encouraged to1 come here. Lethbridge Industrials, Ltd., a company of local men furnish- ing capital to put up the This spring Mr. cent, on the -I'lms; "since coming times added to the ca- pacity of the plant. When he came here the domestic macaroni business was confined to Western Canada, but since the war, and 'because of the evident .excellent quality of the pro- the Lethbridge factory, the trade has become Dominion-wide and the 'business lias doubled again. Mr. Marinaro will not leave Lethlmdge for a while. He will take a rest but he has not settled on what line of busi- ness he will follow in future. A. Bonaiuico, the new i'actory own- er, was in business as a merchant in Lethbridge seven years ago for about a year- and one half. Since then he has been in business in various Pass towns where he has been successful. He will follow the same policy in the macaroni as has made it so successful under Mr. Marinaro and hopes the business will continue to grow as it has grown in the past two years. DON'T FEAR THE ROUMANIAN'S NOW Berlin, via London, Aug. cording to a dispatch received from Budapest, 'Roumania has bought coal in Aus- tria-Hungary anri Germany. The dispatch adds that this fact may be interpreted as meaning that the centra! powers are -without -fear that Roumania will join the entent'e allies.- Officials Urge Men To Return, But Only One Local, Coalhurst, merce Men Now Out. Act Comes into Effect Septem- ber be a Cabinet Shuffle Toronto, Aug. Hearst has been emphatic during and .since the passage of the prohibition law in the assertion that Ontario's relations to the H'juor traffic for the war period were finally fixed. Provincial prohi- O Every day brings its own surprises in the strike situation in District No. 18, United Mine Workers of America. Today the miners at Coalhurst, who .struck yesterday morning, are back at work, while those at Chinook who scorned to strike yesterday, held a meeting last night and voted to go out thin morning, with the res nit, that tho mine is idle today. The Gait miners are still out today. It's a sort of hide and seek game the miners ai'e playing, with each local a law unto itself. Or so it seems, at any rate. Anything may happen. The men may all go back to work on Mon- day, following payday tomorrow'. The operators in this district have distinct hopes that they will. Then again, they may all quit at any time unless there is tangible evidence from the negotia- tions between operators and union of-, ficials in Calgary that things will be all fixed up soon. According to reports from Calgary things did look rosy for a moment last evening, with the result that Secretary bition was to come into force on Sep- Carter got busy and sent out tele-- _ j grams to ajl local unions asking them temher ifith of this y ear-aid to stay to so back to work pending the result m force until 1919. the meetings between the officials Last night he said, "There is both had jugt 3tartetl. telling what the future may bring jThis teiegram failed to move the min- forth. Legislation has been passed ieps herfl to actjon ao they are still and only a special session of the leg- today. At Coalhurst, islature can change t scarcely, however It produced a salutary think that will happen, as .1 eav- fc-ct ftnfl thfi Qne fla. ing for England in a couple of days. i expect ro be absent six or seyeii weeks." Tins statement came in the face of the announcement ciiv that submission of a referendum tq the of the province was be'irig .very seriously considered by the govern- ment. The positiveness. ,of newspap-; ers' assertion and the nature of the premier's statement leave political cir- cles to their own opinions. One out- standing fact which explains to some extent the seriousness of the political and temperance situation is that the liquor interests, particularly the dis- tilling interests, have sworn -to de- feat the T-Iearst candidate, whoever he may he, in south-wesc Toronto, which elected Hon. J. J. Foy by Prohibitory policy of the govern- ment was primarily that of Mr. Hearst. Mr, Hanna, father of. I the present liquor administration of the province, accepted tiie inevitable with apparent good his ac- ay strike was brok- But in Commerce, the wire "was not received in time to avert strike action being .taken by the men .at .a meeting.last night. obey the command of .the dist- rict executive. A.t Taber all is-quiet. The miners there are loathe to consider any strike action. They have been through a long hard siege of idleness .and they need work. Manager Howard of .the Canada West informed the Herald this morning that about IHQ men are work- ing every day and the mine is having the best summer run it has ever ex- perienced. He looks for no trouble unless forced by drastifc action in other parts of the district- Calgary is beginning to worry about its coal supply. H is stated that the city has only enough coal on hand to meet the demand for 20 days in case of a big strike. Operators Determined Calgary, Aug. evening at K o'clock there was some indication of and hear Ihi declaration ot the wai Great Brit- tain on Germanj If was a ncvcr-to-oe- j forgotten occasion Thib evening every j citizen of Lethbridge can be expected -7-to gather in Gait Gardens in com- memoration Britain's entrance into the war. A fine program for the oc- casion has been prepared under tin direction of Supt. Pennefathcr of the Police: A monster parade from the post office to Gait Gardens .Mniiuum of S1.50 for harvest help to ihas been arranged in which the Mount- all po.nts witiiiii the province, on cer- ]ed Police Battery units recruiting tificates signed by C. S. Hotchkiss. ;here citizens frateinal societies and These certificates may be procured in others led by. the Miner's and Salva- Monster Parade, With Patriotic e bulletins telling of the! without any leader foi three weeks since N. W. Rowell K C f.tarf- of the Abolish-tlie-Bar" police left for Dug The pioliucial department of agri- culture has been alile arrange with the C.P.R. for t Ic rate with a Lethbridge from .T. Weir, who is repre- senting the department here, and who has offices in the court house. Farm- tion arm> bands v ill appear. Short patriotic addresses will ue made and patriotic songs sung the massed clamor for an internal storage eleva- tor to help in handling'the big crop which ,passes t! rough M tpi Secretary Board of Grain Commission- fected without waiting for the eleva- tor to be built, andVthat-is tho .cs tablishmcnt of tills city as a gralli In- i Sto- gpection point. Practically overy car of grain leaving the-'district goes to D. Cavan Dr. Winnipeg, SCO miles away before be J H King (L) inspected, and during times oC con- lent. F. .1. Mackenzie (gcstion this takes several The era, Fort William: Following message is Bent for cnu- of R. overj vcir there is JDnnham. vice-president United Farm one improvement which could be ors and by the President of the Leth- A. D. Patterson Oliver Manson John farmers think that. If Lethbridge created an inspection point and an in- spector located here, .they would be able to'market their- grain to better advantage by reason' of knowing with- in a day or two after shipment just what a car of grain will grade The board of trade and the UFA ire _________________________i supporting the fanners In tMs move (CONTINUED ON PAGE meiit, with the result that the following _ R.H. Pooloy A- W. McCurdy _. Hon. W. R. Kos? W. G. GiUolt John Mclnnes bridge Board of Trade and chairman of the Grain nntl Milling section and ers requiring help should apply direct-j choirs of the city led h; B. Layton. ly to Mr. Weir, or to Mr. L. Hartman where the (lenartment has opened an office to obtaining soldiers for harvest wcftk. DIED IN DENTIST'S CHAIR Reston, Man., Aug. t.1-While chloro- form was administered, prera-- having a tooth extracted, Mrs. .Tohii Guthrio died iu a dentist's chair Thursday afternoon., The deceased leaves a husband and six children. HE MAY SUCCEED CHARLIE CHAPLIN Paris. Ans. Under, a pop- ular moving picture tomedlan, has signed a year's contract with the Ss- company, according to an chairman ot agricultural and finance announcement by O. K. Spoor. It was committees, Board of Trade: It now he woilid receive appears that about twenty-seven mil- lion bushels of grain of 1916 crop have and will succeed Charlie Chaplin. up to date, gone through Lethbridge MARKETS railway yartVto market. Tht 1916 crop will not be so big but prospects j Track wheat are for very good yield. Farming in i Oct wheat terests here suffer from distance from Oct.-oats inspection points and respectfully re quest that Lcthbridgo be made inspec- tion point In time for 1916 crop. Fiu: ancial and mercantile business'would also benefit by the granting of this highly necessary facility. Lethbridge Board ol Trade. Oct. flax 138% 136% WEATHER Iaud- sident Graham and-Secretary Carter, of the mine unions and Lewis Stock tors. Neither side will give out that any definite results followed and the feeling this morning is that the mine situation is still a long way from.set- tlement. It is thought that the ultimatum ot the miners of Frank and B.lairmore, that they would go out tomorrow, if they did not obtain an increase by then, may not be carried out. When-" the Crows Nest Pass mines are ready to strike, they will all go. There will A meeting the congregation of be no sectional breaking out Knoi church was held on Wednesday The operators state that they are evening to consider the resignation of determined, to stand firm for their their pastor Rev Mr Denoon who rights and that, the principle oi open has been appointed chaplain ot the uolation of the agreement cannot be Lethbridge Highlanders tolerated. If the men go back to Tho meeting was unanimous in it'1 work they are willing to confer with decision to, oppose the resignation c' a view of coming to some settlement, Mr Denoon and to grant him Icaie o' or they are willing to arb trate They ence for such time as his new dut siy they are ready to make any rea made it necessa.s for him to be sonahle step to sett e the mattes They y. During the meeting an, glow serious nature of t ,6 Magrath.; Aug. nisht thermometer dlppca to tlic freezing noint and south of town the ridge so ne of the crop- ere touched by frost 'Hio extent of the damage is not Known but it not believed to ue great. West of town some-evidences of black lust tho which meets here next ment now existing Advised ti Tuesday. Advised to Resume I Fcrr.ic, Aug. I tion remains unchangfid here Ho ESTATE TAX men arc at work, and the lasUcharge of, slack has been delivered to Ilia coke ovens. A telegram from Secre- MORQAN New York, Aus. The state trans- pierpont Mor- 711 38 Vorecait; Pali- and High Low COL. RUTTAN NOW BRIQADIER-GENERAL Ottawa. Aug. is official- ly announced at militia head- quartsra that Colonel H. N. Riittan, officer commanding military district, No. 10, lias been promoted to the rank of brigadier general OTTAWA' REFUSES TO PAY THIS TAX Ottawa, Aug. city of Qtta wa has refusedxto pay Its last instal ment of the 1015 war tat, amounting to f to the prouncUl treasury unless the trcasuiy on its part, re funds in police court fees which the capital city imould its-coffers. lamtalns bulletin board today, .but whether It will harc.ahy effect is yet: to bo seen Tho miners been getting their statements at the local office for pay for the first two weeks In July, which will be due Saturday. No Frank, Aug of the Frank mines stats thafthey, naio air" jet receHed no ultimatum from the miners and know nothing of the tion of the miners to deliver, ;