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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 19, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta ALBERTA 'SATURDAY, AUGUST ig California rany Of Land Seekers May Locate Here- More On The Way 'Our business. south of the line mid double'tlie 1915 figures." That Vhat SI E Thornton, superlnten- ot United States agencies of the la'rtmeht of natural resources say about the outlook In the land siness for this jear. Mr Thornton Is here in charge of 3 "party ot California land-seekers 10 ore tooklps over this district, conversation some ot the rty-theXHoral'd gathered that it il t a case of whether they will buy id in Alberia, but where they will, ,1 from what thej have seen the untry Lethbrldge seems to the favored spot Most of the men ve irrigation farmers in Cal- that game and mt they saw in a tour the, Coaldale and Chin dist- ils nas more than pleasing to them, ley brought "back with them heads wheat which1 'for siie beat anything ej Jhad ever seen ''We-hope to fill up the Coaldale strict lull said Mr. Thornton, ut we 'Would rather accomplish that sult'.before we talk much." The party was much pleased with e ;weather- this morning, when tho so brightly after yesterday's iavy rain BRITISH AEROS RAID HUN STATIONS London, Aug. British naval aero- planes raided Gorman ammunition sta- tions at Lichtervelrte, Belgium, thir- teen miles south-west of Bruges, Fri- day, causing a large fire. "Forty-eight bombs -were dropped from a height of about feet. Large fires were afterward observed. "All the machines returned safely." elections Are Being Made Of Officers Who Will Fill The Vacancies At Front Ottawa, 3 jve been- completed by the militia apartment for sending 300 supernn- ierary lieutenants to England for ac- ve service The number has been lotted to .various' military' districts, llottments being based on total en- stments from'each district. Officers imnianiiins the various districts have istructions to lecommend, and all ap- ications must be addressed to the is'rict officors commanding whose re- ommendation must be preliminary to Numbers are allotted as Many Attractions (Planned A Special Train To Be Run From Lethbridge Raymond, Aug. As the .time, ap- proaches for Raymond's annual agri- cultural Tuesday, exhibition and and stampede, Thursday, 'ICTUKES FROM THE ON TllE SOMME Southern Alberta Sheepmen Arc Getting Big Prices For Their Animals election, illows London 24, .Toronto 86; Kingston Montreal 15, Quebec 7; Maritime nninces Winnipeg .36; British olumhia 25, Saskatchewan 26; Al- erta 2fi. CHASED BY HUN SUBMARINES Boston, Mass Aug. quar- John Mahon. of the War- on liner Sachem, which arrived last iglit fruin La Pallace, France, anrl .iverpool, said that on her second ay out from France, the Sachem was ursued tor eight hours by two sub- armes, beheied to be German. The jbniersibles were several miles away ,hen first flighted and full speed head was ordered to elude pursuit, 'be pursuit was onded, according to he quartermaster, when British pa- rol boats came to the rescue and flr- d scieral shots at the undcr-atcr esaels, with what result is not known. IUBONIC PLAGUE HAS MADE ITS APPEARANCE IN BRISTOL Aug cable to the Vorld from Bristol, England, dated esterdaj says Three cases of the dreaded bubon- plague have been discovered in Jristol on the southwest coast of Eng- one of the greatest British ports i foreign trade August 29, 30 and 31, it becomes ap- parent that the fair this year will equal if not surpass that of last year. Already the management are assured of a heavy entry in practically'every class. Special stress is being placed on the fact that the fair is primarily agricultural in its nature. The big stampede isTnerely the sporting phase at the exhibition, and, although it promises to be ot sensational I amusement, the directors will keep the j 'actual'fair predominate. i -Several hundred dollars' are being spent on the'grounds, and .all .exhibits -will housed. iProvlsUms are being made for .the larg- est-sum'bei" of 'exhibits' yet seen, at1 a Raymond fair, the management' an- ticipating a heavy entry-iron) outside points. The live stock displays are expected to be particularly strong this year. The stables and corrals, and other contrivances for the handling ol .the animals to be used in the stampede are rapidly Hearing completion.. Bay Knight is in direct charge, assisted by D. H. Kinsey and Pres: James E. Meeks. Nothing is being overlooked that will contribute to the success of the affair. Financially, the manage- ment now feel secure as the Raymond business men are backing them to a man. also many of the prominent southern ranchers. The bucking, roping and branding will be pulled off squarely in front 'Of tlie grandstand, assuring everyone a clear view of the events: This is one point Mr. Knight insists .on, and it will no doubt be appreciated by the public. One will not need opera glasses at the big Raymond stampede. A thorough search for the worst ani- mals on the range Is being made, and already some mean ones have been promised. Knight Sugar company steers, animals that have scarcely seen a fence', will be brought in and. ridden. The branding exhibition will bq an; intensely interesting event. A bunch j calves will be roped, thrown and branded before the stand just like' it is done at the round-up. v .Lovers ot the ponies will'also ilr.d on attractive program of harness and running events. The track is being put in.perfect shape, and the liberal purses hung up and guaranteed by .the fair management, is drawing the fast- est horses in the province. Stable ac- commodations are already at.a prem- ium. There will be an excellent race card both Wednesday and Thursday. Wqdnesday has been' made "Leth- bridge Day" by the directors, whan a special train will leave that, city at a quarter to one in the afternoon. This should put the visitors in Raymond in ample time for the entire program at Victoria Park. In view of it being a half holiday in .the city, large crowds are expected from Lethbridge provid- ing the weather Is favorable.- ITALIAN OARSMAN I KILLED IN BATTLE London, Aug. Glu soppe Slningaglia of Como, the Italian oarsman who won the diamond sculls at Henley in 1914, has been kill ed during .the fighting on the Carsu plateau, says Central News dispatch from Milan. The'upper picture shows one of the captured villages, showing the effects of the artillery bombardment. Lower one shows British cavalry behind the lines awaiting an order to advance. TOMREETED Secretary Oliver Expects In- structions And Supply Of Buttons Next Week Instructions as to the issuance of soldiers who have been discharged, or to, those who have of-. find tile clouds scattering fered themselves for and have been rejected, will be received been discharged for physical reasons, and to men who have offered them- selves and been refused. It will be necessary for these latter to bo re-. A meeting of the council of le Board 6f Trade and members of le who are interested ia called or Ttiesdsi at four o'clock o 'the question of seed grain ienn It Is stutcil these liens Of inconveniencing loans and renew- Ihc board wishes to .discuss he effect on general bminens and inoe rianksn representatives ot oan companies should be there ns the natter IB of tho utmost Importance to loutheru Danger Fci Wheaf Hits Top Price On Damage Reports Farmers who shivered with anxiety lesf-las't'rnight should bring frost, up this morning with a sigh ot and the., sun breaking through. The iiiercury' never Sot lower s re- Ottawa. Aug. 18 -The postoffite de- partment denies a report that The Labor Leader" from Efagland has been excluded from Canadian mails. MAJ. GEN. JOHN HUGHES TO GO TO FRONT Winnipeg, Aug. is stat- ed today that MaJor-Oeneral John Hughes and the members of Ills staff now .at Camp Hughes, will proceed to Eng- land in the near future. ImNKSGiVING DAY FIXED Winnipeg, Aug. Ottawi ccrreipondent of the WinnipeiJ Telegram "It it underttood Thanktgiying day will be fixed for Monday, October 9. -C.P.P. SWITCHMAN KILLED Current, Sask., Aug. Soper, a switchman In the C.P.R. yards here, was killed late yetteidtf ;