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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME IX. LETHBR1DGE. AUGUST 17, 1910. NUMBER 210. [Enthusiasm Of Victory Carries Them Forward At Tremendous garians Attacked By Large Allied Forces UM AN Sl'B.MJM: LAI Eli CAFTLJM'n Rome, ILilinn army lit; bciog held buck on the lower Ison- Izo until the line on the upper Isonzo lean lie straightened by the capture of the mountains of San Gabrlcle, San -and other positions lylnff be- Itwcen Tolmliio uucl Gorizia. I The Austrians are being forned off I the Carsd plalcuu before the uUaclts lof .the Halifln troops, roused to cu- ItluismsTn by the recent victories. Fierce fighting for. heavy guns which llmvo-bceiL barring the way to Trieste is in .progress. Iji inking Sainte G ratio on .Monday, I the Italians offered to let one the crews surrender, but the Ans- Itrlans nourished inaiidollii In de- Irision, the AusLrians often calling the Italians merely mandolin players. I" The Italian infantry detachment I charged arid bayonetted che whole gun crew. Heavy Fighting In Greece London, (Bulgarian official) Aug. 17 occurred in the of Lake Dolran, northwest .of Salonika, near the Greco-Servian 'border. Sev- eral encounters have takeu place In this vicinity of late, but the Bulgarian statement indicated that larger forces are being employed against the Bulgarians. "On the evening of August 14th-'; the statement aays "the tillery opened a violent bombardment of our advanced posHidnf south and west oE Lake .Under cover of this fire the enemy's infantry at- tacked, but was repulsed. The bom- bardment continued and on the iDO.rn- ing of 15th infantry again attacked but was repulsed and felLback in die- order." Waihington, Aug. dent Wilson instructed the. presi- dents of the principal', of. to Washing- ton immediately to "cpnJcr.V'.vtiri In 37 States'rilifeaUned -railroad i'lJ" f nr j arrival he Praises Apserice Of does..n6t plan to see the commit- In the Country "I have heen in 37 states In the I Union, in all the large cities oE the United States, but l' can truthfully say that never seen .a more beautiful, floral park than this" said B. J. Bobnnan. a leading business man of Great-Falls, to the Herald this morning, ag he stood in Gait Gardens, on his way to the depot. "We have, more trees and foliage in I Great Falls than you have here, but when T go back I am Roing to tell them about this anil try to get our city to duplicate it." Mr. Boormqn was in the city yesler- I day with H. J. Halavson of Cut Flank, I Jlont.i looking into business matters I may have on Importent bear- ing oh thifi'.cily-in the near future, lie is much impressed wilh what he has seen in every direction. "We had an Idea 'dbjvn there that Alberta was on.the "jagged edge" in a husiiicss way, "but f'm going to tell them dif- ferehtly. I go back. Business here is good and just as solid as In our own "state and the people will be glad it for they have high respect for their neighbors across the bqrder. "And who IIBS control of the weed problem'in Alberta? 1 saw field after field on my trio that looked like as though they "wore grown on cxpe'ri- menlaj. farms. Your government niust have a good system of combat- ting the weed nuisance. You have them, under better control than we have." .Mr. Boorman is going to write Hon. Duncan Marshall for his Rij- of fighting weeds. WILSONORDERS CONFERENCE AT CAPITAL tee of managers here, with whom he has been meeting. ONKEtLY'S ,BUI Picture shows one of the mines! aboard submarine mine- layer captured by the British navy aiid now-on exhibition in the Thames. BR1LLANT DEMORALIZES AlJSTRIANS Teuton Rout Before On sweep of. Czar's Forces Is Complete Morale Entirely Collapses .When Allied Victories Are Made .-Known PORTUGAL TO AID London, Aug. is on ths verflc of large co-opera- tion in the war. Shu is taking thorough stork of the available military and naval resources with a view to becoming u consider- able factor In the broader senae, of the entente. EARTHQUAKE CREATES PANIC Rome, Aug. chief dam- age rEBUlting from the earth- quake which shook dozens of cit- ies and in Central Italy yesterday, was at Rimini, where four persons are dead and 30 in- jured. The earthquake caused a panic among tht population of many of the -contra! cilice and vil- lages, CUT DOWN MEAT RATION London, Aug. German military establishment has now brought down its meat allowance for the fighting troops In the front line to 10.5 ounces for six days in the week. On th> seventh day there is no meat for the troops not on the first line. Six days' meat ration is only 7.7 ounces. Peculiar Reason For Latest Out- rage of Huns Is Revealed By German Paper WitlvLlie Russian army on the erisLern. front, Aug., 14, via London, Aug. 17. brilliantly rapid .movement troops northward toward Lemberg causes Lhe greategt.'rejoiclrig' Lhi-ouph'out tlio Russian army. Thla fresh blow Inflicted on the Austrian's .has sensibly reduced their power of resistance and there is "abundant proof that-Llie spirit of their troops is sinking lower every week. have taught the Ger- Dail AIal, hy 1Yny of Rotterdam. Prof, mans a severe lesson by .stiffen the Austrians, in a Jt -m Lue Zeil- Nearly all u London Router dis- patch from Amsterdam says that sev- en Belgians who were triad before the siimo court martial tlifit condemned Cnpt. Charles Fryatt of the steamer Brussels, were executed and that [he total number of Belgians shot for trea- son by the Germans up to date is 500. Why Fryatt shot by the Ger- mans, in "Belgium after ,a hasty..court martial seems lo be explained iu'an article In. the Krenz Zeituug, of Ber- lin, which has come to tlie London manner so rough that they were glad .to surrender in tho the prisoners were found to he- stjll. in complete ignorance nf the character of the Russian first drive ?.ml the faiiurc of '.their army before Verdun. They say when the facts are generally huue oE .victory will die away. MAN AND WIFE Govt. Inspector Who Objects To; Seattie, Aug. Vonder- Inferior Work, Told Not To Anger-Kelly Winnipeg, For nearly two heidcr, said to be the owner of "a-ho- tel at Vancouver, B.C., shot and. kill- ed J. .A. Collinson and probably .fa- tally wounded collinson's wife last when he mei them on the strpet nrgument was In progress over an In- teresting legal point. I Mr.. Justice Prendergast ruled.lhat1 evidencR of faulty workmanship might be submitted. When. "William Salt i waa recalled to the slnnd the 'crqHs- exaniination waa continued by-A: J, Andrews. K.C., for defense. Salt said Horwood. and Contractor Kelly appear- i ft cd to be on intimate terms aiid usually together when: Kelly was on the work. Salt as government heider fled and stlil is at large. BRITISH PARLIAMENT TO Aug. 17.; Aaquith aiiuounce4 "today par-' lament would adjourn Tuesday tor declared that he did.his 'work hon- "or Wednesday .until; Oct. estly._aiid ho had no. instructions to 0 permit inferior A "good aver-. age quite good, enough 'for ihc ...Calgary, Aug. H. G. Mackid, for.yea'rs chief medical offirer of the division of the C. P. R., and an. old resident, died this morning.- was born Out.. Aug. 19, 1858, being Just 54 years almost to a day. He was the'son of. Res'. Alex. JVInckid. The do'cipf-'was at Goderich high school: and: Toronto University and studied at Edinburgh, Vienna and Dev- lin.., -He practiced at Lucknow ami Seafo.rth, Ont.. for many years, com- ing jvest in. ISS9, where he rapidly de- veloped" a. large practice. He has for years been; chief medical officer of the.Gr.P. R. for Alberta. In 1801 he marriea'Miss Meyer, of Senforth, Ont. He' IsVsurvived by his widow and one Dr. L.-Mackid, who is at present "Fryatt.-was murdered, with, the de- liberate intention of exasperating British public oniaion and of enabling Pan-German annexationists and anti-Ufithmannites (opponents of the German chancellor) to cry "England will never forgive us now. We must fight her'to. the 'Inat drop ot blood." ANOTHER HUGE INCREASE 4 serving as- an Medical- Corps. officer of the Army Bank clearings are down a little from lar.t week but at that they are more than double those of .the corresponding week last year. The-figures, this" week are 009.87 arid for the same week last year an increase of 107 per cent. A STRIKE VOTE -Livingstone, ilont., Aug. cording to" reports received here last night a strike vote is being taken by telegraphers of the Northern Pacific 'The men, it Is said, recently demanded and were refused an eight-hour day, two weeks' vaca- tion annually on pay and an increase of 10 per cent in wages. (Special to Hcrtlfl) Fincher Ofeek, Aug. on Tuesday morning the death occurred' of Mr. Alex. TlierrinuU. one o( the. diatrlct'a oldest residents, having cornel hero in the year 1883. His relatives here arc one sftn', James Therrlaiilt of Pincher and one daughter, MTB. Ed. Lcgrnndupr, of Brocket. -ThQ'lun- eral will take'place ori Thursday. Accused of Sedition Accused of sedition, J. Kroesing wns allbwed hall peraonal aure- tiep, and. J150 of bondsmen, nnd sent for trial by Insp. Junget on Mon- day last, purpose wasrdoiie on-the caissons. He told of cpniplnining-about the concrete Kelly was putting tn-the fioora and he received wprfl back from Horwood he was "not-to fall out with Kelly." The witness eaid he; had been -re- fused permission by the present'public works depnrtment to be present when j the investigation was made' into tho j caissons. Minister Hon. T. json, gave him verbal permission to bn present, he .said, biit n letter Crom Deputy Minister it. Whole System Of Trenches On a Wide Front Is Captured- Many Engagements Recorded Along Entire Allied Front. Paris. AUK entente allies, after tt brisk combat, today captured a line of German tranches on a front of fifteen hundred metres north of Maurepiis, in tlie Somme region. Tho statement adds that the 1'Yench occu- pied all German positions east of the Maurepas-Clery road and that In addition German trenches twelve hundred' metres long, south of Belloyen-Santerre, were MANY SUCCESSFUL ENGAGEMENTS Paris, Aug. French wr.r office announced last night that engage- ments were occurring frequently along the whole front. The capture of tho railway station at Uolran and four villages on other parts of the front by the Allies wns reported. Operations on three different parts of the Sommo front Wednesday result- ed in the removal of some of the barriers of the powerful German defensive system. Resumption of the methodical drive of French troops after the dis- appearance of these obstacles is expected to bring further gains in the region of Guillemont aud Maurepas. In action yesterday the French attained an ascendancy over their adver- sary during the fighting around the Guillemont-jMnurepas roads. The Germans. htlll have a hold inthe northwest part of Mauropas. but the French, by reason of success in the vicinity, have a dominating position besides menacing German communications. South of the Somme, a German trench system around Belloy-En-Sanlerre, real fortified work which had resisted numerous previous bombardments, was The capture permits further progress in that section. captured PROBING BOOST IN WHEAT PRICES London, ,Aug. reference to the recent discussion, ofuhe.high .price of wheat, jitlributefl.lii-'SDirie-auartera to speculation here and 'hr Chicago, Sir Charles Acland, parliariiontary'uu- der-senretnry nf the board of agricul- ture, advances Lhe opinion .that spec- ulation in this country has had no great influence. The subject ing Investigated by the government. OVER POUNDS WOOL SHIPPED THIS DISTRICT Off railway lines centering on Leth- hridgc and controlled from here, Southern Alberta has this year ship; pcd pounds .of wool, accord: ng (o official figures received by -the Herald today. From the whole pl'dv- Ince, Including tlie Calgary shipment of pounds, there have been shipped pounds. At the prevailing price the amount received by Southern Alberta wool How Island, Aug. crop sit- growers for lliclr clip would be belter nation In this vicinity Is improving as than J400.0CO.- Most ot this was dis- each day goes by and the grain Is trlbuted by buyers who centered m ripening very fast ajn'd' In the best, Lethbrldge. The possible oC a Week _0, needed to make It'fill and then the] Figures receivcd'this warm weather comics oil has aided Frank Colpnian, sales greatly- j South Alberta Woo] '__ The grain fll1 the present time T lallon shows that this ...uiino ucuuo, fully. fur advanced last yearj.wlth headquarters In to n, dispatch to Hauler's Telegram and the sound 'of I the harvester will- handled, about one-third Of the whole GOT A DANE London, Aug. .15. The Danish Bloamcr Iviir was sunk by a rub- marine off Genoa, Sunday, nccord.'ng .condition. The. heavy .rain would receive about, for.vlii k ago was Just what the crops clip. rrom.'wlilc'j wno1 was taken this year. Thej biggest shearing camp in the province Isj that at Conrad where plS'ljeatTVtero handled in the shear- Ing yielding pounds of Of this amount pounds were sold if the big sale here In July realizing distributed among the VooLViOAvers on that date alone. Flvevbuyers were here for the oc- caalbhi At the time of the Bale Mr. Colpmnn was to give the Herald the oift'ci .flgures but aald the average MARKETS Spot whtut .company, fro'ni Copenhngaii. The craw tile steamer wmi Bnved. The Ivar WBB n yosMl ot 9lie was 190T and hailed from Cop- be heard In many flelda within tlie clip of the province year, neit week and bo In full blast, within Iho licit ten days. Th'el other up.lo-dale methods of ha n. ire hns Mrexnor Hie ..'product- .Members of IheXrijiMf ofTust .EocialloD gwu ducing: grading, selling by tender mil price wfl'a about cents per pound. Now that he has figured everything out he finds the association did even better, averaging 3L'.G5 cents per pound, tlie best price ever paid for such n largy volume of wool in the history of .It was the record sale, not pnly of the province but of the Dominion. Besldei the wool sold on the day oi the, the members of the soclatlon h'ave sold through their of- flee pounds at an avcragfl price of .30 cenls or-better, bringing in and making the lota! money handled by the association for it clip The average wool returns from cacti head of sheep owned by the associa. lion was 12.02: Outside of'the association the nest largest'shearing point was the Harvey pens on Chin .coulee where about 000 sheep were sheared, yielding 306, 000.pounds of wooj. Many other large bands Bheared at other points further eMt throughout IVe south All Mines In Province Working To Capacity, But Can't Get Out 'Enough Fuel ity Measure Started On Its Must Be Another Vole Soon At council special meeting of the city yesteiday afternoon, the ni- tration plant bylaw was given a boost on its way. The measure was given its first'and scco.nd reading and.will be shortly sent to Edmonton for approv- al by the Board 01 Public Utilities. On its return It will be'advertised and a date set for polling. Mayor Hardie and Commissioner Grace leave for Montreal tonight, so they were in hurry to get the measure on its way. A bylaw to provide for electric light dept. extensions also given its first and second read- ings, and will 'be submitted to .the people at the same time as the filtra- tion bylaw. The money is' to cover expenditures already for line extensions to StafTord- vllle and other parts ot.the city which will bring 200 new connections. "Every coal mine in the province is vorking" every day to the full capnc- ,ty of Its labor .supply, but unless a miracle happens there will be a-coal famine this winter." There Is the ooinion of John F. Stir- ling, chief Inspector1 of mlnbs for tho province. He has Just reached Leth- bridee after a tour of the province in which he has watched the output fig- ures very closely and he therefore speaks with authority. "Last said Mr. Stirling, "in spite of the fact that the mines had the best demand and the best summer run in their history, the province mined tons less of coal than la the proceeding year. The reason sim-. ply was lack .of labor. This has been aggravated this year -by enlistment and other causes, and with every available man working on, the demand .will be greater than the supply, unless of course, there is .no' winter this year." .Jlr. Stirling states that many min- ers are now put of the mines and will. work in the harvest fields so that lat. er tbo shortage will not be so keenly felt. Between 35 and 40 per cent of thfi 131G taxes were paid .in during the first discount period ending Tuesday according to City Treasurer Harris. This Is considerably better .than' last year, and places the ac- count in good condition. Cor'.the 'pres- ent. For the next month the discount will be nine per cent arid it uY'expect- cd that several more large taxpayers will come in during (hat tjme. By Sept. 30lh there should, be at least per cent, Discounts ore al- lowed until Dec..31st. .After that dnte a penally of six per centals In force, Aug. Royal Mil- ilary: college opened Wednesday for the fall season with about 100 re- cruits, the largest number in; its his- tory. The total number of cadets will be 145, as many as can bo accommo- dated. Many more applied for admis- sion, but until an increase In accom-.. modation, no more can be- taken iuT APPOINTMENT DELAYED London, Aug: Canadian Northern railway officials here state that the appointment of a successor to William Phillips, European manag- er, will not be made for some time to'come. Mr.. Phillips .left on-; the Saxpnia to take up permniisnt pos-. Itlon in the Toronto office... SPANIARD SMNK Bllboa, Spain, via Aug1. The. Spanish slenmer.'. Pagsarrl pirichftf '.Creek been sunk by a submarine. saved. Tho-PagaBarrl vtii.ij'.jpf scl of lous.-.. BREAD UP AT COAST Vancouver, Aug. price of bread in Vancouver has ".been boosted The price formerly wpq; wrap- ped loaves, 13 ounces, 5 cents. The nominal price still remains :the same but. the weight has fallen two ounces, .which means an'actual increase In the price of bread. ;