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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 18, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta !,'^r *  * ? '^ ? > * * �. eral others at various points ou ? ? '.Mpnterey Bay said they had enlist, ki this time only �those entirely physically lit, single, and British, are accepted, but among IthosB rejected have been a number of foreigners, including subjects of the allies, and some Italians ; in fact, so anxious wa^ one of these applicants, who claims to be of Italian and Montenegrin extraction, tliat ho offered to give $100 to be allowed to enlist, but there was nothing doing. MURDER AND SUICIDE Mount .Olive,. III.,, Aug. 18.-Frank Borg, Vj'ealthy resident here, shot and ki'iled William Meier last night; shot and seriously wounded lii^ owu wUe, ithea Jiillei bimsell^--� - - v- y. Paris, Aug. IS.-The Eclair states all the Carthusian monks ot military age, who were expelled from France at the time that the law restricting religious associations was adopted, have returned to the barracks at Grenoble and exchanged tho white habit of the Order of St. Bruno for the uniform of the French soldier. They were given an enthusiastic reception by the population of Grenob'le. ~ If military law prevailed In Lethort this fnorn�' ing. Just at dusk last night, a man� giving the name of Herman Welrmelr,J was arrested near the big bridge, and he is suspected of being connected 1 with what looks like a concerted at^^ tempt to blow the trestle into smlth>> ereens. So strong Is the evidence agS^?'9!^'^*i'^^^^^y' In e6mm�nd"of ' five Vecl"c6it ties state that there is enough avl� dence against the man to warrant talc^ Ing him out to baahtt, but the only charge at preaent againat him ia that of carrying promiaeueuatoola. The powder waa cenflaoatad, and ! under a heavy guard. The peiic* maintained their guard laat night, under inatructiona from Inspector Llnd>; say; the battery men remained ata* tioned at the trestle, and the C. P. R* ^ guard was doubled. Everything points to a concerted^ at> tempt on the bridge, and the man will ; be held until the matter la throughly inVeailgated. The powder waa atolon last Friday night, but the theft was . not discovered until yesterday, whan the magazine waa checked up. No trace of the other eight kaga haa been found. The powder waa uaed in blaating In the mine, and each keg containa SB': pounds. Tile miaaing powder haa not yet been identified .'with that diaoav-ered on the river bottom, but It ia of the aame compoaition, and la dona up In aimilar contalnara. A heavy guard will ba maintained hereafter,'every hour of the day and night in the vicinity of the high bridge. Weirmeir will not talk, but-atatea that he ia a Canadian of German dea-cent. FRENCH EAGER TO RESUME SHIPPING Paris, Aug. 18.-The Minister of Marine has issued a note urging French shipowners to resume the active course of commercial navigation. The French government, by a decree of August 14, offerg state guarantee against war risks. . NEW 'HAT CITY TREASURER - Medicine Hat, Alta., Aug. 18.-Charles Prince was appointed city treas-urer, succeeding A. R. Pointer resigned. CALGARY WILL rAY VOLUNTEERS OF STAFF Calgary^ Alta., Aug.; 18;-^It was decided at last night's Cquncll meeting that any man on the city staff yolun-iteerlng for the front shoiitjJi Jse put'pn half-p.ay, - r-r--^-: CROWN PRINCE OF  GERMANY WOUNDED? 4> London, Aug. 18, 2 p.m.-An official communication made , public iu Paris, according to a ' Havas Agency dispatch from the French capital, attaches credence to the report that the Crown Prince of Germany has' been seriously wounded and,.i that he Is now at Alx-la-Cbap? : pelle. . ' : <��. �. ft ft !J"8! �� ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft^* 1 ;