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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 3, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta BEUEVE THnTT RUSSIANS PUT Experts Now Look For Great Turning Move- ment in Galicia Double Shift for Factories Petrograd, July 2-m the opinion nf Russian military experts, the Aus- tro-Oerman ilrive. In Galicia has been definitely- checked. They now look for a great turning movement by tlie Russian troops that will force the abandonment ot the Gorman offen- sive between the Wiepra and Bug riv- ers- in Russian Poland, -where hard fighting is SUM in progress. In their withdrawal before the su- perior forces of the enemy, the llus- lians have shortened the distance over which It is necessary to trans- port reinforcements and ammuni- tions Tho Germans and Austrians have' lengthened their lines of com- munications. All reports from the front agree that there has been a noticeable Blackening, in the artillery fire of be Suitro.G.nnan forces. This Is due to the fact that in their, advance east- ward they have "run away from their ammunition supplies in the hope piercing the front, a plan ---i Hnooinn JeSil- Otlawa, July 2. The sliell commit- Dtlawa JUiv i iii. mil." tee through General Bertram has is- sued i Suctions to the d I steel manufacturing plants til ouEh- oiil Qanada to work night i ay on war munitions, even if UK) ex- ceed the orders that have been plac ed w b them, all the munitions they can turn out will be purchased. advised to go full capacity ?Ms output as well. They have all been assured that more orders are and that within a week 01 tvVthev will have contracts thai will keep them busy for scvcra months. .__________ dftaDO OFFER FOR lo.ouu u MUNITIONS WORK loiidon, July 2.-Introduciris th' aunitions bill In the House of Lord: Lord Curzon. lord pnvy seal TUB GREAT HECRUITINjS CAMPAIGN IX EXGLAXD_ Russians Engage German Naval Squad- ron in Fog and Come Out Victorious With Very Little Damage i ought to replace voluntary enlistment a subject of Whether conscription ougni 10 cHii on trisil of the voluntary system are still TSTamdes "eep felore the eyes of young m'en'thefacTtliat8 their King needs them. The battalion shown is marching from the Mansion House, London, to tlie headquarters ot the Hi A. C. ____________________ on The Fullerton Charges Winnipeg, Fuly 2. Hon. A. B. j Hudson, attorney-general ol Mani- toba, completed his evidence belo e the Royal commission appointed to S-dh-ss raws- Jim, change ot government, or after, env promise of immunity Mr an) one "ho might be shown to have been leading the change-ol government, Mr Hudson stated that owing to impost- In this he was supported by Sir noomond Rohlin, the former prem- ier who next took the stand The eS-premier had thought that by a chance of government the best inter- est "of the province would.be served as the new government would be bet- ter able to handle the affairs. .He de- nied any financial attraction as al- leeeiMli the Fullerton charges, and baid everything had been fair and above board, and was subioot tn the appwal of the royal commission Shaking of Pmiiier Norris to nUn him to do or even nn rnniTlfiM btLLDMIIuNAI Stirling July Da? here m true patriotic The day was an unqualified success from the beginning of tho morning till the last oMhe dance at the hie dance which ended the da) Ihrhng was thronged with visitors and the dslebration was largel) at tended Th" dav was opened up witti band playing at 6 am Being duly awakened irom their slumbers tbo popuS assembled at 1030 m the Urge which was spacioush de corated for the occasion under the direction of Mrs A B following program was renderM wua jj g. Haid) in the chair Selection by the band prajcr by London, July Daily Telagraph gives the following compilation of the apprott mate total casualties of the (British expeditionary force durins tbe past three months ipril officers and 19 000 men. May: 3800 officers and 000 men. Jnne: 2200 officers and 6A 000 men. Turks Claim to Have Repulsed British Assaults Constantinople via wireless to Lou- don, July repulse of British assaults on the Gallipoli peninsula is claimed in an official statement is- sued today at 'the Turkish war of- fice. Shankiaud I he Chicago architect, w a0 examined at toda% s session of the Royal commission, principally with regard to the contract. Asked whv he came to sec Dr Mon- tague on October 15 he bald it was in connection with Horwood's esti- mate of J812.047 as the cost of the steel to be used in the south wing, the central portion and the dome ot the nev Parliament building After studyms this estimate he had to that lie could not see how (ho quantities of steel were made up, stating thai instead of 2000 tons in the central portion excluding the dome he could onh find 700 tons In a lettei ot the same date, he stated he could not check the estimate ot for using Norwood a Price ni a basis of calculation, he could on ly arrne at In answer to .1 que-tion from C p Wilson. Liberal counsel, Shank- land said he bad adused Dr lion tasue that the contract, as or.gina1l> framed, involved an cessUe mof.it for the contractor This contract at first included grillage on- but was later made to include a Petrograd, via London. July 3. When the Russian squadron in the Baltic gave battle to five German cruisers and a flotilla of torpedo boats, off the east coast of Gothland, on July 2, one Ger- man cruiser was beached, and the other warships were put to flight, according to an official statement issued today by the Russian Admiralty, under date of July 2. The damafle to the Rus- sian cruisers, the statement adds, was insignificant. The text of the statement follows: "This morning, July 2, along a a parallel of the Oestegarn light- house on the east coast of the is- land of Gothland, our cruisers encountered in the fon two of the enemy's light cruisers and some torpedo boats, and engaged them in battle. "At nine o'clock in the morn, ing, a German cruiser, badly dam- aged, lowered her flag and ran ashore. The other cruisers and torpedo boats fied. f "At ten o'clock, our squadron encountered the armored cruiser Roon, one light cruiser and one torpedo boat, and renewed the bst- tle. "At 10.30 o'clock, the enemy began to retire toward the south. During the retreat, the enemy was joined by another light crull- er. The vessel was attacked by. our cruisers and fled. "At 11.30 o'clock the puriuit ceaied. "After the battle, our squad- ron was unsuccessfully attacked by submarines. "The damage to our cruisers was quite insignificant." SINKING OF ARMENIAN WAS JUSTIFIABLE ACT j, quantity of. structural steel. OeleCUOIl IJV i-----J UKllcuun f------------f feykes addtcsa of Garland MP for Carleton Ooimfcy, took the opportunity o. recitation, "Tho Kenrtucln tnat he will not again be a candidate Briney reci..... Pumpkin" b7 Miss Oiace piano duet hv the Muses Watson and Jvie enthusiastic and patriotic ora- and the war T J. Spackman, selection frori tiie banli 'June laughlcts ".re by Earl Coffin recita tion ''Soldier's, Letter to His Little Son'" by K Holman vocal diet "0 bv the Hisses Jlalinda and Valetta Oler stump speech "On Stirling br U G Rich- ards, "God the King, by the congregation The aiternoon piogram was devot- ed to athletic sports and fnendl) con- tests The lolloping are the items and the winners The sports began at 2 p in under UnV-thr direction of George Olei (iirls' pursuit rclai race won br Mar) Oler A, Co prize 00 children's races ior ail aces egg lace, won hj Mrs pme 100 jard dash, -non by Victor Spackman, nrize U 00 at.on contest, on Mrs F DaMs., of Lethbridge, basebr.ll game, married men vb sin gle men, 7 to 10 in lator of smgle men Horse Rices Urns' pony raca, 1st Ne'son, Btandlry free-lor-i.II 1st hv A JI Steed, 2nd J Passey saddle horse race, lit b) J Passe) 2nd J Brandley, rela) race, won by D The big celebration terminated wllh a dano', was largelv attended Refreshments were served under the direction of His K f'offl porttil a splendid IIDM. LllttlJ 11V of the federal houi.3, Ho stated that owing to recent eveais he had deoid td to retire to private Hie, and wish- to the people who and him pore m T Richardson, of Wood- e R T Richardson, of then He said that as lojall) Reeve R rode, then Mr Garland was retiring, he would he a candidate Heeve A H Acres, of Haieldean announced that he would be a candi date._________________ Need Mechanics For Old Land Messrs Barnes and Wuidham, who comprise the British mission ot en- into the armament labor sup- ply, Mill visit the city shortlj on their return from tho coast Thev have forwarded to the city clerk a statement as to lust what mechanics are needed These include machinists, including fitters, turners, millers, millwrights, etc rivetters, dullcrs, shipwrights, including ship carpen- ters, boiiermarkcrs and helpers, sheet iron workers, coppersmiths, black- smiths, and moulders >io applications will be entertained ider me from persons in any All re- of Ihe above mentioned oicnpations, er who aic over 50 years of To Utilize C.P.R. Purchasing Dept. BW Julv 3 Sir Thomas Shaughnessi president of the Cana- dian Pacific railway armed here to- dav aboard the Lapland, fiom Eng- land, wheie he went to attend a con- ference Mith -various government of- ficials concerniiiR ti.e purchase ot war supplies ior the allies, in Canada. He said he had made arrangements by which the" purchasing department of the Canadian Pacific railMav would bo utilized as far as was practicable for the purchase of such supplies, the anangements made In Eng- land the position of Sir Thomas m Canada in future will be someM'hat analogous to that ol J P Moigjn- m the United States He said the Canadians MCie not disgruntled at having failed to receive orders gnen for Mar supplies in the United States, but in future would br as- sured of their share The largest orders awarded on this side of the Ulantic would continue to go to factories in the United Estates, the conditions here bring more clastic and the output ca- pacitj being greater MUNITIONS MEASURE PASSED London, July House of Commons, aftei suspending the 11 o' clock rising rale sat until after mid night this morning, in order to put the munitions measure through the last Biases. An amendment limiting tho goiernments sower to enforce by arbitration Ubor disputes, to gether with .other chinfei, ad- opted. ____________ INVADE AUSTRIA Rome, July troops have Invaded the i Austrian province of Bosnia occupying the mountain village of Voutchero. New York, N.Y., July P. Morgan was shot, but not seri- ously wounded .by an unknown man at his home at Glencove, L.I., at 9 o'clock today. Mr. Morgan was-shot through the groin. Whether he was shot once or twice was not made clear. shots vere fired bj the assassin The assailant reached Glencove on an early train this morning, cam ing a suitcase, and dro o-1'" o the Morgan estate, three miles from the station He left his suitcase near the hedge fence on the estate Lat the suitcase was opened and found to contain a quantity of djnamitc second pistol; fully loaded, was found m the prisoner's pocket -alien arrest ed and searched The assailant refused to say who he was or. where he came from, but asserted that he was a 'Christian and had felt it his duty to persuade Jlr. Morgan to end the 'tiie effect, of the shooting on the stock market was negligible Washington, July 1.-Searching in- vestigation .is being conducted b} the United States into several cases m which it has been officially reported that British ships Hew the American Hag apparently to avoid attacks by German submarines: Reports have been not only from Ambassador Gerard in Ber- lin, but through American consular sources in Great Britain w-ith affida- vits and other evidence tending to was the SIR RICHARD M-.3RJOE HOME The British Colimbia Premier reach ed JJew York on the American liner New York, this picture beinj taken on his arrival He has been in Kur ope for several months MARKETS July Obtobtr whMt Ocie-ber oats High Low WEATHER ............M 42 File iiml cool en lundnjr, That the consolidated school ment is gamin? impetus in Southern Uberla is eudcnt from the fact thai seven school districts in the ncigh- bo'liood ol Barons have voted for consolidation and will have a central school situated at Barons to senr- all the districts Sit 01 the had.iotnd in laior of consolidation bis dcpirturo ur d thcrc was somc doubt ai to the of honor at a banquet of the Macleod I aml ,..lt nii ,cais club during the course of which he opinion in the seventh, but all tears was presented v ith a handsome clock i were dispelled on when tbe as, a il.ght recognition of the esteem ote iXas taken and resulted in con- in which he was held b) the members lldatloll bomg carried In a safe C ma.onU Ib. a member Ol the head oirice'l-inMn as the Barons vxn staff at Winnipeg. Quiec Holiday. Dominion was probabii u.o. LARGE DEFICIT Washington, Juh The second LJOjnUHOn iru.) IIC1C n .10 pkvutiu., one of the quietest in the imtorj of the town No sporting eielitb of am description had been airanged for and a largo number ol the residents took the opportumU to usit the Calgarj exhibition and Lethbridge The onh teal piece of excitement in town dur ing the dai Mas in impromptu wrest- ling match in the. Farn Shelter this morning hLtweeii two well known residents fol the out ot three lalls, but the excitement was of short duration tor the w'inner secur- ed the requisite falls in less than two minutes. ire roomoo Barons will accommodate tin pupi's High school work up hi Grade M all mil be taught ab well as erades of the public school board will spare no pains to obtain the best man possible as, principal of the ncu school It is planned to teach acriciiltural in some mea sure and the benefits to the commlin- lU from such an educational institu- tion ihoulu boon make themselves ap- parent 'Ibis consolidated school will bung lo tho larmerb children the tiemcpdons benelits of a high ichool education which tho would other- wise unable to obtain The school will open at the beginning of the fai term. 70 PERISH WHEN FACTORY BURNS 'Marseilles, France lulv ex plosion, yesterday, destroyed an il- himlnitlng where 100 persons were emploved Eighty wo men were workjng in the factory the time Fire spread rapialv and four we known to he dead, and tbe others, trith the exception of ten badly) wounded, are thought also to have perished Rockets made in the factory for the me of the BRITISH SUBMARINE SINKS TRANSPORT London, July A British submarine in the Sea of Mar- mora on June 2C sank the Tur kinll transport No 42, was full of troopn according to the Athens correspondent oE the Exchange Telegraph Co business icar of the present adminis- tration which closed yestcrdav, showed a deficit of com pared with a surplus ended June JO, 1914, of Official explanations will not be is- sued until the figuies lor the year arc anal) red b) McAdoo, but on the face of the records, it ib apparent that receipts were much smaller, an enormous reduction in customs revenues resulting from the nar, while disbursements were much Notwithstanding the deficit of the vear's business the treasurv now Jias an actual net balance of With such a balance on hand crv prospect that it will be increas- ed possibly bv m next 10 it that there will be no issue oCTanama canal or other government bonds to replenish i the coffeis for many 'mojiths to come, if at all V- Maples for Graves of Canada's Herpes London, Julv MaflM will flower over Canadiaa Flanders 7 Toronto has totwamed plies of Canadian Maple seeds to the Overseas club, whose organ- jier; HvBlyn Wrtacli.-is now nefoti- jier vByn ating with the British Red Crow Ui plant those 'seeds wherever prac- ticable around the gtaTesja. cauitjt- ifg where the Canadian wUjeif buried in France and Flaiikn. t Ihe Overseas club Hie to pisnt an trees at tangemarrq u 4 mtmofdl to the Canadian dead.1 ;