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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta IRP11I WANTS TO F I __________. Chicago, Aug. Washington correspondent _ of the Herald wires as follows: "The Herman ndiim-il nr- z, who advocates unreslricled suhniarine warfare on merchanl- en, has issued a manifesto demanding war with the 1'nilecl tales. Informaliun lo Ihis effect has been received by he slate upartinenl and lias caused considerable concern lo the olticuils. ne Surrenders Without u Struggle Teutons Contend Russian Advance In the Car- pathians Miami Farm Output of Lasl Year Sold, Netting Company Over Local Firm Makes Deal CANADIAN COMMAXDKKS.ON THE SOMMK FRONT Aug. cap- ture of two Turkish regiments on the Caucasus front was announced today by the war office. The Turkish Account Constantinople, Augi repulse of a Russian attack on the Turkish positions along the Cau- casus front with a loss of Russian troops is reported in the Turkish official statement today. The official Russian statement says Our offensive west of Lake Van i evoloplim. Northeast of the town of What Is believed to be the largest! ingle deal in wheat ever consummat- ed in Southern Alberta was put j through yesterday when G. C. McDon-i aid, manager of the Miami. Farming Co. of N'ew Dayton, sold to tho United Grain Producers of this city. bushels at per bushel net to: the shipper on ears, The! amount of money involved in the deal is This wheat, which it will take 20 cars of '10-ton capacity to move. ush we'occupied the "region of the i illage of Arindovank. .Toward Mosul j a lot mst ur troops defeated four Turkish liiv- lions near the village of Bachta. Two legiments .wcro surrounded and taken risoners. One of these regimenis urrendered in 'a body with its coni- anderTuTui staff, canuou and machine uns: were ca'ptured. The counting 'f '-booty a-h'd -prisoners taken is pro- Advance Berlin.-viaJBaj-Atilie, Aug. .ifeSharp. continues in the Carpath'iaii 'egions where the Austrian and Ger- uan troops are disputing Russian at- eniiits to advance through the passes .into Hungary. 'The Vienna head- tuarters report of August 23, an- louncos that north of Capul the Ger- oans took Russian positions and cap- nred 200 prisoners. Further attacks ly the Russians iu Jablonitza Pass legion were repulsed. the remainder of the Miami's enor-; pol-rner Member Black Watch ship- am, Qn r ;e oulfl get mra rtlul to haul the grain from his bins on the farm. But In spite of these most' strenuous ifforts he found himself, coming into new k'arvist with bins filled up with BrijQ came au the way from Spokane eld wheat" and' when track wheat bit to eniist with the Kilties this week, "nt Winnipeg yestorday Mr. j Emi all hour after he stepped from larris of the Unltoii Grain Producers, tllo was in khaki with the called on at the Gait a'b'rpkeu collar bone, and the dial was made. The grain will out out delay. The Miami has 10 big four- lorse teams that can haul 150 bushels each, so that a car can be loaded in .he forenoon and one in the 'aftoniopn. Every time the string'of'ten te'ahis make the trip worth of vrheat. is moved. Ten days will be required.-to jet the grain on wheels. All the :s of excellent quality and win grade No. 1 Northern. There will be at least thirty pieces .n the Kilties :brass band when' it ;omes to Lethbridge to participate in .he Labor Day parade and sports here Jept. 4th. 'The band, which is now acknoweldged :o be the best in Sarcee, and is in instant demand 'in Calgary, will reach lere Sept.. 2nd, and will probably ?ive a Sunday concert on the evening )f the 3rd. The band will head the big larade on. Momlay.morning. The hand' was to have been 'given eave on Aug. 31st for some days, but than disappoint Lethbridge peo- )le (hey willingly cancelled the leave md will come here instead. They ihnuld be 'accorded a big reception. I. will be the: first time local people A'ill have an opportunity of hearing he band since its complete organIza- ion under Lieut. Richards, who is also arisade bandm'iistRr at the big camp. The band had been engaged for the jahor Day sports in Calgary, but hrough tho energetic efforts of Col. PrycoJones, 'this engagement was turned 'over to another hand in order that the 113th might come here. Comes From Spokane On Hearing Sad News His fighting spirit roused by the kill- BAVARIAN KING ILL Paris, Aug. Ludwig of Eavnria, has been stricken with apoplexy and his condition is AIR RAID ON ENGLAND London, Aug. coast of 'England was visited last night by a hostile airship which dropped bombs in fields, but did no dam- age. NO RAPID ADVANCE Paris, Aug. critics here continue to: warn the French public not to expect any rapid ad- vance on.'thc Sprnrne front. fMYUBSO IS! FID British Check Assaults at Guille- mont, and'the French at Verdun Russians And Italians Bring Total Allied Force To Over Battles Expected To Come Soon. I ondnn Ail" -It is reported that the Russian contingent i in tin' Balkans numbers aboil! SO.OOO men, or two army corps. Xo estimate of the numbers of Ihe Italian contingent lias been permitted to be made public. Before these remlorccmens arriv- ed C.cncral San-ail's army was estimated to number bOO.UUU men. Thcv may have' raised Ihe total lo or even more, OFFICIAL STATEMENT OF FIGHTING P-n-is 'M French war office Ihis afternoon gave out an ofl'k-iufannouncement on the operations in front oi Salon- "L "In front of the right wing of the allied armies the enemy is entrenching himself on Ihe left bank of the river Mruma and ml ,11, sides of Ihe highway to Seres. Between the Struma and I upper valley of the Moglenca, Anglo-I-'rcnch forces have re- dse I without several attempts pi the enemy to recap- Ure positions occupied by the Anglo-French torces north of Palmes in the sector of Duiran und in the direction of Ljumnica. "Mon" th" entire monnlninoiis front west ol Moglenca the Serbian troops are developing the offensive. On the extreme lelt Ibev bave re-occupied, as a result of a vigorous coimtei-atlack, I-lili 1506 five kilometres (3 miles) northwest of Oslrovo Lake, which ntisilion they lost on the morning oi August IS. NO VIGOROUS DRIVE YET Tondon An" the Bulgarian nor the entente .forces on the Macedonian front attempted vigorous offensive ac- tions Wednesday. "The Serbians arc on the same line as reported Wedip shoulder straps of the Lethbridge Highlanders. McBride is a former member of the famous Hlack Watch, having spent] eight years with that regt. This is only one good catch the Highlanders have made this week. Probably the best they made wns when they'secured two ex-mounted police- men from the I.othbridge division. Their names will be published later. .Mr. McBride from Spokane brought with him another recruit, Chas. Inno- centi, an American citizen who is also anxious to fight the Kaiser. Others have joined up are John McDermid and Albert Lingrin. two fine specimens. Altogether ten have been secured here this week by Capt. As- quith. First Steps Taken Here On New Registration Scheme THRESHER'S PAYMENTS London, Aug. of the return of the .German submarine from the United corroborated in a tele- at Amsterdam from Bfernsn, as forwarded by Reu- ter's correspondent. .According to this information the Deutschland travelled miles on her home- ward voyage. .The Deutschlar.d returned home Slightly according to an Exchange Tele-, graph dispatch from The which says this information is coil- tained in a telegram from London, Aug. the Somms _ r front in the neighborhood of Guille- I if I Li I niont the Germans last nlsht launch- 1 I 111 ed a strong attack in an effort to re- gain lost Aground. The official state- ment issued" here to'day says the at- tack was repulsed after a severe struggle, in which the Germans sus- tained heavy losses. The British statement "Last night strenuous efforts of the enemy to regain lost ground between tlie Guillemont station and quarry, made after a severe bombardment, which began r.t 8.15 o'clock, failed after a strong infantry attack had reached our parapets at places. Mrs. Ada Russell Has Commenc- ed Suit In Supreme Court Against Husband Lethbrirtge is the most, favored city Western Canada this year in the op- jiriion of John Halstead, divisional Action for alimony has been started in supreme court here by Mrs. Ada M. Russell against Allen Russell, a well- known co'upie in the farming district around Milcleod. The amount of ali- mony asked is not stated, -the claim merely being for sufficient on -which to live decently. Johnstone and Rit- chie filed the statement oi claim for the plaintiff. According to the causes set forth in Uhe statement of claim, Tas Fixer, superintendent of illus- tration farm plots for the Dominion government, arrived in the city last covGrlllUGiiL amveu -After a short struggle the attack jn tlle loral was repulsed completely cverywhern night Jli. tic heavy losses to the enemy. "Tlie eiiemy delivered a further in- tense bombardnieut at o'clock this morning, lint no other infantry issault materialized. "Near Hohenzollern redoubt the enemy shelled our lines heavily and attempted to raid, which failed com- pletely. "In a raid which we carried out .i.. sentative, after an auto trip from Med- icine Hat, through .Manyberries, Foremost, Luclty Strike, Warner, Now Cay ton, Jlilk River and Raymond, and from what he saw on the circle trip he is greatly pleased with the crops. Harvesting, he says, will be Messrs. Brewster and Macdon- ald Are Given Splendid Re- ception at Big Meet Cranbrook, B. C., Aug. room was at a premium last evening in the Cranbrnol; Auditorium when the Liberal leader, H. C. Brewster, and. II. A. Jlacdonald, his able lieutenant, addressed a gathering ot about one thousand people. Long before the iu a ,h meantime. lie placet, me northwest of Labasse we entered tbe at SO per cent oF the 1915 acreage, and thinks a very conservative estimate of the yield will be 65 per cent. Tlie crops are.more free from red rust than they were last year, and altogether present con- ditions are excellent. The great dan- 'ie doesn't look larvesting lie sajfa, uc t.nousanu puupie. general next with quite a appointed hour for the meeting .throngs lot if cutting done in some places in Of citizens had gathered to secure a. meantime. He places the enemy's trench Fail on French Front I'aris. Aug. an intense bombardment of the Soyecourt woods the Germans attacked with grenades French positions south of the Somme set forth in French positions souui m uitiuns ait: the couple jmi Wednesday night, but without now is frost and h freight agent of the C. P. ii. at Ull-1 TOere Peterborough Positions between Henry jiary, who is n the city today. Mr. ritient hearing lluis tar on tne trlu of the Liberal leader Mr Caven nas teen the fifth Conseriative can didato to nddre-. the electorate out of. sixtj niiib meetings He was appUufl- ed at the close of his remarks A Macnonald ot Vancouver ifjia ON PAGE ;