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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 19, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGB. ALBERTA. THURSDAY.AUGUST SUBMARINE E-ll AND HER ADVENTUROUS fcKEW Troops Now Before Brest-Utovsk-Russ- ians Do Not Concede Total Loss of Forts Gone London, Aug.- reports "do not concede the .total loss of Kov- asserting .the Germans.have cap- tured only the forts on the left bank if the iNiemcn while the positions on the right bank arc still held by the defenders South of tie Bug the Germans now in, beiorc Brcst-Llt- ovsk, which is Russia's greatest mih- tan station and a railroad centre of much importance Nova (Jeorgieysk, has been invested lor the last is in imminent danger as the Germans are making constant progress. Reports from both sides indicate that ay desperate battle may be under along a line" parallel to the railroad. GALVESTON SAVED BY SEA WALL FROM RUIN Damage Houston Also Suffers Heavy Loss Dallas Tex Aug.. la.-rWith. infor- mation from Galveston and other points :on the '-Texas southeast'Gulf coast slowly siting thiongh it seem ed certain earb that the ter nfic tropical storm of this week had exacted on y a comparatnely small number ot human lives, and that the toll on property in the city of Galves- ton at 'least was small as compared to the -storm of September 8, 1900. That the great two and a hair mii lion dollar sea wall''saved the city of Galvestoh from a worse horror than that of 1900 evidenced by the standing fact, that the storm of last Mondaj and Tuesdaj caused pro perty damage estimated at in Houston, which is nearly Vancouver. .'B.C., Aug. 'Hon. T. master-general; "aays he was misquoted when he A. was credited wjth the state mint that 16 006 Canadians were to be sent to the Darda nelles front. four times larger than the damage result fng from the 1900 tornado The dam age in Galveston this week hased on meagre reports, is placed, at with the loss of fourteen lives. In 1900, 8000 person's met death, and the property losb leached J15.000 000. No More Fatalities Beaumont Tex. 4ug 19 from the storm stricken zone adjacent to Beaumont earlv today was meagre but more fatalities were reported So far as is known- here nearlv a score of persons are dead and seveia? are reported "missing. CASGRAIN "BENiES IT 17 pqst Liner on Way to New Definite as to, Loss of Adrift With Survivors Head for Queenstown Quecnstown, Aug. total bl 375 have been saved from Arabic out of the 423 aboard. WITHOUT WARNING London, Aug. message i'l-oiu Gusenstown to the Press says the; Ava'bfc was torpedoed without SAILED FROM LIVERPOOL Photo shoMs the British submarine, Bal'and t! a -rev, took her Photo shoMs the British submarine, B-JJ. ami through the Dardanelles Turkish shipping and torpedo Iran ports The figure in the centre above is Ueut Commander Martin E Nasmith V O with Lieut Guy destroyers' have sunk a small cruiser and a Bri tish destroyer by torpedoing them off the west jjutland, the German Ad- miralty-announces today. Miss Alleen Dunham daughter of S. S. Dunham of is one of three in Alberta-to win the'Univer- sity of 4Jberta scholarship in matric illation Miss Dunham led the entire province in the recent matriculation examin made bv the university of Alberta staff, who state that owing to a re grettable error, the oi candi nates ot the Lethbridge High acnool in connection the scholarship had been overlooked The other two to win scholarships in the province were Miss Mate! Glle Calsan, and Alan Harvej Edmonton This is understood TO he the third time that Miss Dunham of Lethbridge has ".ed the province in her eiamina- tions Miss Kathleen Thelma McPhee of Lethbridge is also mentioned as elig ible tor a schola'rship'by. reversion. French Troops Drive Ger- mans oh British Front London Aug the British ______ __ __ jection o' the front therejias ThlTanMimcement has lust been I been no serious fighting since thtTad- vance at Hooge ever are more The French how active an nounces violent irti'l r) engagements in me lois rcglon'f'.n tht, Cfiam pange bciond the Meuso and in_ Vosges Attacks with grenades, by the army of the German Crown Prince in the are reported to hale been repulsed ANOTHER SUNK London Aug Wilson Jiner Grodno of Hull 1955 tons been sunk" Her crew were Home Guard Now Organized To Protect the District A complete ind "comprehensive re- port together with a map snowing .the boundaries within which the tome unknown reason h- stepped out Lethbridge Horns guard will be re- in iront of the horses just as the} F to act ,f trouble was were starling in the Irr lo_r all at presented night bl Transport Of- ficer F W Downer, at a meeting of the the Home Guard, held in the Board of Trade rooms hut night, Chairman A H McKeown Com mander Skelton Quartermaster. OH v er and Secretary Sage together with a representative number of the com mittee, were on-hantl. The seeretarv presented complete muster rolls showing names, address es, dav and night telephone calls, make and calibre of rlflee carried by each member and divide by sections Mr Downers report presents the following bounarles North by Bar- ons, east by Barnwell, west hi Mon arch and south By Raymond The map also shows all the poet offices and names of postmasters, who will be supplied with notice: to fat snowing what is necessary to be done one oi the horses Hf was removed to the hoire of friends in Carmangay Mr Johnson.'was-unconscious-for a quarter 9! an hour His injuries, however, appear to be not of a seri- ous nature and he is recovering as fast as can be cipectfd The acci dent crealcd considerable excitement around the track for. a minutes RED CROSS DANCE TONIQHT The miblic dance in support of the Red Cross funds is being held In the Chinook club this evening and every arrange ment is being made to accom a large attendance of guests Tbe oest oJ music has been secured, and the floor Is in excellent condition Christiana, via London, Aug. halting yesterday of the Norwegian mail steamer Haakon VII, and the seizure of.the maiis on board by a German-.aubmariiie, have- been followed by a protest to-Bcrlln and demand for the return of the: maHs: to .Norway. The Haakon VII.-was bound from Bergen to England. London, Aug. was reported this afternoon that the White Star! er'Arabic, sunk oft Fastnet. The passengers ,and crew are reported! safe. Tlie Arabic is reported to have gone down oft Fastnet, a small island tour miles southwest of Cape Clear, It sailed yesterday from Llv- London, Aug. Arabic is re ported to have gone to the bottom ill eleven minutes. TOTAL OF 410 ON BOARD 'V London Aug. White Star Company announced the Arabic had on board 170 second and third class passengers and no first class passengers. There were 240 men in the crew making a total oi 410 persons on board. She sailed from Liverpool at 3 o'clock Wednesday afternoon. HOPE THAT ALL HATE BEEN SAVED London, Aug. message receded by the White Star Line hoped that many or most ofkhe passengers Arabic, and the crew were .P .-v iq-.-Thi.whit. star j, i i. haie been landed bj the British at Sulva Galllpoh peninsula This announcement was made here official ly this-afternoon. The ftar offlec admits that after 24 hours of heavy lighting, in which no sufficient; was made, the British advance was halt- ed Losses on both sides were very large. are to be asked to co-operate. li practicable and the mayors of CaK manga; Warner Magrath nd Card ston will be asked to co-operate to form home guards in their towns The local auto corps and cycle squad are now completely organized, and sufficient cars available .toJfrovp HO men, together with trucks and" 260 gunny sacks for fire fighting purposes gS Home Guard members residing near the rallying point garages semble at the most com enfentu then all cars viili renort to central station. There will be no -lack of onVi munition t The swearjng-in of all members constables will" be effected "as iojiii: as the ..._ necessary is recei from the Attornej General 7 Quartermaster Oliver has bejn in structed to Interview the School Board regarding the transfer or-arros, racks and ammunition, now in (thetof poisesilon W tbe police sttiloB Jlenceforlu all supplies of Ouaid.wlU be housed at the-police headquarters Manv members already tbe drIK-miaual and are stiinylng up their Drll will be heM----- tbli week at 7 30. Wislungton, DC, Aug comuanj of marines has landed at St. and-taken control of the town An attempt to landing failed Allies Agreed That Cotton Must Be Contraband Washington, DC, Aug allied governments have agreed in principle that cotton is contraband of war The exact date when this an nouncement shall be made is still un der consideration, as well as other details' connected with the proclama This statement was authorized to. day at the British Embassy, MARKETS Whiat........... October barley liner Arabic, which sailed.on Wednes day from Liverpool for New York has been sent to the bottom oft FaBtnet, on the so.uth coast ot Ireland, not far from the point at which' the Lusitania was sunk by a' German .submarine. Such reports as were available. London early this evening indicated: that the greater the'.410 pas- sengers aboard had beea saved The first reports were that all pas sengers and haft been rescued by another vessel Subsequently, however It was reported that the Ar able had gone down in eleven minutes the question whether it would have been possible; to. rescue all on board in that brief, time A message to the White Star Co. left this question open. It said that 15 or 16 boatloads were making for Queenstown, and from this the com pan., inferred that tbe greater part of the passengers and crew were saved A second message received at Mew York, a few minutes after the one an uouncmg that the vessel had sailed, contained the infoi mation that the Ar- abic had aboard 130 cabin passengers London, Aug troops 43 in the steerage This mes- In 24 Hours of Fighting, Both Sides Lose Heavily 'London Total Is 423" ti lug White Star" after first announcing that there were 410 persons onboard, later gave out a corrected statement, giving the total number as 423; there, were 133 second cabin 48 in tha steerage and 243 members of thej crew, Dunsley Also Sunk London Aug 19' 615 Ths British steamer Magnolia reports by- wireless that the steamship Dunsley; also was torpedoed, but at the Urns the message was .sent was still afloat and was picking up survivors. sage contained no reterence to the re ported sinking of the vessel. Bringing Survivors Queenstown, Aug.; steam ers are expected here in two hours time, bringing nhout 400 survivors of the Arabic It is presumed that all have been rescued, far notb ing definite has been ascertained. Carmangay Fair is Attended by Exhibits Carmangav, Aug 10 From all points ol vievv the Fifth Ex- hibition of tho Carmangaj Agncul tural Socictj was a decided success The gav town was alne on Tucsdaj and ttednesdav and population was more than doubled by visitors from outside points The promise ot a bumper harvest, which by the ap- pearance of the countrv, has every large and efficient board of directors The clerk of the neatMr also had the interest o( tl-c show at heart, and brilliant sunshine prevalent all through the time oi the exhibi OF 2 BILLION Amsterdam, via London, Aug Thr Socialist party in the German Reichstag, according to the Voew waerts, has decided to vote for tha war credits asked by the government, The proposed new war loan of is one of the principal matters before the session of Keichstag, which opens today. tion. Garden "Produce From an exhibitor's point of view the section devoted to garden pro- -ante .duce Mas, most interesting, a.nd was ipect of being filled had put a well north more than a cursors ijjiyvv ___ __ that At.TTarttPn NoCanadianNurses or Doctors on the Royal Edward Ottawa, Ont, Aug ruMj that a number of Canadian dootoni and nurses were among thoee went down with the transport Edward is given a denial by Sam Hughes, who today thejj lowing cable, from London cheerful heart into the farmers of the district, and the result was an ex- hibition and attendance which excell- ed all those preuously held Vll sightseers had that glad smile that won't.come ofi which comes of 'long deferred hopes sibout to be fulfilled On Tuesday night sleeping accom- modation was at i premium, and the local hotel and rooming hoists were pncled full, and many folk spent a night which vividly brought back WEATHER we glance Hit. first thing that attracted attention was the large- display ,oi potatoes There were three classes for these, pink, white and, any other vanet) The preoVimiiiat; atcd in the entries and some 'heavy memories of earlv p.oneer days such mcidsntsf were gotten as one waited through gotten as ons spacious show grounds and renewed the many and varied exhibits, all of a'rwnged, "in fine style for rtirpotw trrtOE-cnrtgetic sec- by "Some "of" th- to oiit pound weights were ihmui specimens weighed up each One entry desered paTttculnr mention, the potatoes all beinj; in size and shape, and .during tae at- .uri this c attracted gnat tention. The turnipST Vuttto cabbage also deserves jnore 4o passing glance, the diirop. weather the spring havmi bro1" tables of this nature- i tion Sugar beets and deEonsttated the (Coitm "General Guv Carlelon ..ires me, efter investigation, there were no Canadian doctors on the Royal Edwifd." Volcano Active at Scromboli Messina, Sicily. Aug. signal officer at Island of boll reports the eruption lariw quantity ot .lava from ttraaMi- Ttw uvs, lonauil t, .Kre between tbe emlufcrn-ot lava U i loud detonations ;