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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 3, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta MONT) Annlli the Olil tlio liol the V. battle. VIE IX. LKTHBRIDGE, ALBERTA MONDAY. JIT.Y ,'i. 1910 NUMBER 171 fG ALLIED DRIVE CONTINUES SUCCESSFULLY Highlanders _Need Men The l.utlihridKc! Highlanders 150 more men lo coniplelo In itreiiKth. There is danger I hat :.lie ruglmont will not r." overseas as a .mil if not brought up to sironslli at mice. This is a unit. The men of tins regiment hi-ar the lunic of Lethbrldxc on their shoulder- straps. II is a unit of which tho city may well be proud ;'.m! it is ihe July of citizens to assist in securing the needed 150 men in order that [ills city's imperial battalion may ail be split up. and Hie name of the Lctl.bridpi: Higbluudcrs lost. The riiTiiiting oflii-o is on Third Avenue, loin nil loday. This regiment will be the next to leave for the east. Huge Crowds Enjoy FronSfefj "ilarim's Fills freels Way Sttinls Staged liy Dai- ing Cowboys and Bron- cho Busters Hut Few Hotels May !ar Selling Soft Drinks passed into tli "dry" rest ol Ait-rut ou one of tlio wildest .ever in this Letliliridsi' was transported back itn Ihe eishlies on Friday and urday of last week when the his j Stampede held sway, brlngiiiR with it L am' tod-iv h" town u breath of the life that lo sur- j __ .one round the place when Ihe cowboy was 'j_ "smh Idng. Two days.....-onlier spoil wen d UleV. on Frl. provided the citizens and visitors, and J bome say that it was successful Is put- ,0 ss, but il mildly. There were over illllli ,h. tii'S sji'M-tators ay cr durlng tho two days, the ,-d on Saturday afternoon biiig over 5000. It was said that fcunce since the grand stand was of the large nunlbei of men who iinhlhed too freely, the ;-pwil was good natural ami the police (has it held a larger crowd than nonunion Day. Stampede was all iho directors, Iff. Smith. Whitney and Miller. II.I it would In'. There was of riding, bucking and fancy to please the spectators, and. Jjys at times...... jild have compared favorahh a comparatively easy time of it. i fact the i Russians Sink 54 Boats Londn London. July royal coinniis-lriple that it was safer anil more -j Hussiail lorpt'do boills (Iu- investigated the Irish r, 5 I uneiny vcssds bellirai in its report submitted ,10 avoided." Sfil llfiir Allilloliml savH the responsibility for Ihe out-j importation large quantities of break does not res. with Baron into Ireland and the location of U'Oilsl Oil Jtlllf 29lh. .VI. s tile ol- borne. lord lieutenant, since resigned, -drilling by large bodies of men, iirst slillcilK'Ilt Uxhiv. who is declared to have been iu Ulster and then in other answerable for tiie policy of report says, created conditions j government. The chief secretary for [which rendered possible the recent j-r fl Ireland, Augustine Birrell. who resign-1 troubles in Dublin and elsewhere. I I fl ed shortly after suppression of the' "It appears to us." said the com-j U outbreak, was primarily responsible, jmissioners. "that reluctance was j says the report. jshown by the British government to The roval commission was presided ,repress by prosecution written and The royal commission was presided ;repress by prosecution written and P- liaroil llardinge. Outlining jspoken seditious uttei'ances and to of! ol it. in over It1' liaron jiarumgt-'. >_nuimiuK scumuu.-i 'Ha licld only 12 during the the causes of the outbreak in Ireland, j suppress drilling and manoeuvring nigh! and Chief Hardy was so well the report says: forces known to be under cnn- pleased lliat the nest morning he j "In reviewing the elucidate causes jirol of men who openly were declar- walked in unlocked the doors anil the rebellion in Ireland tlie fact ing their hostility to our majesty's Mowed them all to go without appear-! should bo borne in mind that there is i government, and their readiness to ling before the cadi. Two or three ialways a section of opinion iu that! welcome and assist your majesty's i lights developed ill some--of the bars bitterly opposed to tlie Bri- [enemies. There developed a wido- before the closing hours hut tho police jtjsh connection and that in times of (spread belief that no represent; 'il not been for some forgivable 110tliin the whole aflair tuuk _____ All the hotels placed all tlieir ,be people." lor and more pretentious cclebrn- die shelves during the I Tile mar'dng down the price, and atisjml: ONEOFBES Warships on Coast, Infantry and Artillery on Land arid Air Craft All Aid in the Great Drive Now Going On--Gen. Joffre is in Full Command Paris, July French offensive south of the Sonirae in conjunction with the British drive continued last night with complete success, the war otlice announced today. The i7rench have occupied the lines of trenches of the Gcr- iiuui second position on a front of Jive kilometres (3 The French have captured the village of Hcrbecourt. East of the Meusc on the Verdun front the Germans cap- tured Ihc Damlnup redoubt hut the French soon afterward re- gained possession of it. police high connection and that in times of (spread belief that no represeiUative ,ug tin's section can impose its J measure would be by the [Big Isentimenis on largely increased government This j j? Is held in other parts or the west j jiast. Tom Three Person.s was there, and carried eport then gives as "That ilie main of the i nine o'clock in the evening the Ales- rebellion appears to be that lawless- 'ness was allowed to grow up nnchcck- dra wa thing the only bar that had any- beer for sale. The hcei d for 1 UITCI: the out-j Parade With Handsome Floats, Patriotic. Speech and v Sports Make a Big Day led to rapid preparation for lion anl immediate i-.nisu of break. We are of opinion i.hal. on >hej_________ outbieak of war drilling and ma-j uocuvriiiff by unrecoRiiizsd bodies j Tahnr. July had a real men. whether armed or unarmed. d celebration of Dominion Day. It rod wnsj i. at i in ins; but beer ror saie. i uu "UKI tor sevcrm years men. wiKiuiui HUU'--U m nii.n IB bat-'on in the way of down also, and many pnat administered on prin-'should have been strictly 'proiilblteil." championship. Tom was just, j ot- were drink-_____________________ ._____ _ -..._. _ ihe people as he is advertised to be, in the fact that he lius JUKI ling Ihn tamons two per cent durini rn" i the evening without knowing it.; the fact that he bus JUKI re- evening without knowing It. j i inn from n 'broken arm. Hits first i ten o'clock came, and the doors j L 1 UIIIU n Saturday atienioon was u were the crowd bad .worked j 8 j I mjl one. and Tom WHS forced to Uself to u'hish' pi'.ch, r.ml with I1-1-1 IKM- 10 save himself from gnt- i p_eilty oi" liquid' refrephmeni, stored ed ami hurting his sore ;arm: f a.vay' iliey nianagud to keep going nn- 'til well'after midnight. During the evening entertainment was furnished the finale for the money Tom as nice an exhibi HI gin, up. iis uu c.'.inui- evening tMiieriHiinnuin. -licking Ihe Imrricane deck of a clown band under the direction Qj. Neidig. Today the hotels are undergoing a transformation, getting ready to gov- ;is one would sec anywhere. the first horse he rode is rough for any stampede. In ot them vrtire, and len of the ern themselves according to tlic now them wiM be shipped for the j iaw. The Lethbridge dining room is ipede to he held in Moose Jawjci0sed for ten days, undergoing a thorough housecleaning and re-ar- rangement, when it will be reopened I j turned oui in large numbers. The. pro- igram of sports was run off smoothly To Extend Offensive Paris, July Paris dons I not yet wave flags to celebrate the I good newts from the front, but the be- lief was jieueral throughout the Sab- bath that" there will be no flag days in Berlin. just one month to complete two years of the war. the allied ot- tensive north ami south of the JSpmnie i it is thought here, will become great- er and more extended day by day. Kitchener's armies are lined up side by side for the first time with tlie le- gions of Joffre. Tlie new offensive should not he termed British alone in character, it i termed iimusii aiunu in jand the crowd greatly enjoyed all the should bg yranc.0.Briash, for iev'Oiiiij. I despito ihe long sustained and" ner- j The parade in ihe morning: was the olc sacrifices of France In Ihc j finest and best evnr seen in the town.; of Verdun, uir, armies of the two allies i Starling the main street opposite in Artols are now about equally sironr Uhe C'P R station Ihfi procession, while the high command headed by the artner's Band and fol-j feusive continues to lowed hy a large number of. handsome- "Great efforts were made by the Germans to bring forward a plentiful supply of ammunition to the trenches on the firing line, but our continuous highly-organized, well-directed artil- lery fire made this either difficult or tipOSSibic. "Prisoners asserted that they had received nothing to drink for three days and that they also had been very short of food. The strain was tnn much for many them, and some jumped out of their trenches at. the same moment that our men left theirs and stood in a roiv holding up their hands. "Such incidents might give an idea that the enemy surrendered easily. The truth is, that in-'the-' ever battered, and in th The two Leihbrid 'aptured iwo prizes res, :jlat batiiilion. will return 'decorated autos, that occupied by Councillor Willard. John Marsh. Mrs. 1 .ilsl UauiUlOIl. Will 1UL11I II IU (.evil- v., IbridW! wiih Ills left lus Willa.nl and Manager Dickson of the and first aid contests held at Cole- to a message received by i Royal Bank, being in tho lead, farra- 1 inaii on Saturday, Dominion Day. In h. French. Correspondents in Paris hnvo lino'-> for some time of tiie (Jans lor U offensive hut naturally the censor- ship lias forbidden the publication of it. Perlmns it will be allowed to Bucking Contests Iirst. round of the bucltlnir on Saturday, only three In Loveriiig. B. (.Jwatkins and rode "atraighl up." Dave soif'- Bill Hyssop and Chap. Free- (ielvo piled very neatly, the first of led receiving :i nasty fall that rigkti bis arm. All the oilier rid- Hridto grab for the saddle born to clulA their mounts. The finals 'eill Hyssop. Bcrliguitcd Hiat the hotel would be kept Xcsf In connection with the toil Stan .Whitney and Tommy'open for another month. H. _________...... sister here, Mrs. Aloe, from rigs and decorated floats. One j mine rnscuu work. Coal Creek team Uannrrt The message stated-of the floats represented a Red Cross j auj secured first, with Leihbrldge Xo. 6 that he lias been struck off the danger-i ambulance and included two nurses, j character are sufficient lo under the management of Joe Lee. j and Leihhrhlge No. :f third.! m Hst. He is still at the gen-j two cms, dressing table and all the i a sustained attack on int. Opens With Soft Drinks .n flrat aid work, the International eraj'hospital at At the Alexandra the bar is open Coai ami t_oke c0.. isl team, look ttack on tiie gieater it necessHrj pulled leather. Lover- was a runner instead of jilan Whitney pulled leather to bool when the cinch tie broke, and Tommy Coin so difficult as to be almost impossible they organized their defence with the (CONTINUED ON PAGE THREE) surcingles tne Wesley Sunday school. The day ideal for the trip. Coleman provided Stephens, tho owner, Saturday, looking over tho property accommodation for the.visit- and tryinp to fix on aome schcme ora. an using the property to tho best adran- j tasc. The rest of the hotels will The Lethbridge miners' teams in- tage. 'C01- eluded iho following: keep open for some time at least but j xo. Stevenson, are definitely decided as to captain; Coutts, D. Coutts, Geo. Hargreaves and Robert Draper. LeUibrldge No. Main, cap- tain; Louis Moore, Robt. Kergan, F. future course. horn, fig with but not so spectacular as 'Bddlos. Thnre were some 1 tliis event, nnd all stayed liimais Dill Hvssop rode kv enle, the i mmlntlon to ll.e utmost and unpress- given an exhibition cd on everyone the absolute need ol b hotel accommodation. Several of the hotels and restaurants ran short of Huge Crowds Tho big crowd of visitors on Friday voiu and Saturday taxed the hotel accom- i ami oco pormas. Iho who -ere Ra; and S. Hill. i horses were fnrnishod Ik and Whitney Bros, Icial Stunts, nooii special stunts li.Qir ''Prof. Berry taming a v.'itcl i bin Vcr, garbed in ntl i ining an urn- niada's cham- ,r f i lino ex- i ting in fioiit of the WOOL STRIKE SETTLED Bradford, Knit., -Inne strike Russians in New Attack hotels and restaurants ran short of, of wliich' Point' b food supiilies. several of the hotels lB _tilc wor_.ers has been settled' to retre a7id restaurants being forced to close j Berlin, via London, July The Russians have launched an attack against the army of Prince Leopold on the central section of the eastern front. The war office report of today says the Russians succeeded in advancing at one point, but otherwise were forced eat with heavy Josses. very fine string ot saddle ponies. After parading the principal streets, the pro- cession dispersed at the recreation grounds. Here the school children had tlie monopoly of tlie morning ath- letic events. Before the sports took place tho children gathered around .the platform and sang with stirring effect "0 Canada." The prires awarded for the best dis- plays in the parade were as follows: Best Cross. Mr. A. Carr. Best A. B. Tolton. Nicest costume, S. L. Haskeith. Nicest costume, Jack Hart. (CONTINUED ON PAGE THREE) July continues intense 01 virtually the whole British front. Above Ancre there has been no im- portant change. British have heavily bombarded Thi- eiival. At La Boisselle severe feht- ing is proceeding. North of Fricourt the British have pushed their posi- tions forward to Higher ground. The situation looks promising for the Brit- ish. Heavy shelling of Montanpa" Big Crowd Fills Town to Wit- ness In Good Old Stjlt n I Bow Island, July today celebrated in the good old style and the weather man had on his best fa smile. Early in the morning the people commenced to come in from the north, east, west and south and by o'clock the stieets a Uj mass of moving- beings bent on (J. ing the time'of. their h e" The au tomobile parade was a feature p( in over thirty-five cars participated all decorated making a pieasing w, sight, the parade startel from ish. Heavy shelling o! Montaupan sight, the parade stariel from I by the Germans continues. The Brit-1 hotel and went direct to the town park "ih appear to 'JQ established in the j where the program is as lit times' owing to the of j -keeping naco with the crowds. How- ever no one went hungry. The Lunch people claim to havn served -1 000 people in the 24 hours of Sat- urday The hotels all hnndlcci enor- mous crowds as well as the other restaurants. Not since the dry farming congress have there been so many people in the city at one time. LETHBRIDGE WOMEN TO AID IN RECRUITING; MAKE AN APPEAL Great enthusiasm prevailed at the industry, and that, secondly, the search Moved- by Miss Bawden, seconded town. The number of Germau prison- car taken in tiie soutll so far exceeds 4.000. The weather continues fav- orable. Trenches of the second German pos- ition captured by the French extend- ed from Maricourt Wood, which Is in possession of the French, as far as of Assevillers. The village ot Hcrbecourt taken b the French, Ot nei UBt OUI t. lllv' J lies between these two points. Further south the French made progress to- ward Assevilers and for recruits is imposing great burdens patriotic rally Friday "Whereas, our hearts are once more noon at Wesley hall, whic lalions. and wasting lime and money rgc number of races AND MOROCCANS ion matched race tM OPVFRP FiaHl which should be employed i who liavo "fought Mrs. R. R. .Tnmieson of Calgary. SEVERE FIGHTING and do herebv pledge ourselvei; tlie nation, including women, and (hose men: therefore, be it resolved that we. who. are medically unnt. and fu. the to classify ail.sources ('ow girl1 Mrs. Horry Quart or inn pave U'hitiH Ov.'nlkins; S. Half mile fr Esther 1. (CoMU Grcaseye; P 1'jO purse) 1st. in i "2, Nick. S. Ii Gooflrider; 2, Jirs. Red two in 1 1 2 2 L' -1 Mis. Smith; Coyne. i Nick: 2. Barney li geli. nil running uecn: Niok. N PAOB 3) PRINCE HENRY'S HEAD IEA.D' rt !llie women of 'hethhrirtge. do hereby l" Hiledge ourselves to do our by June and personal service to ban been wounded in the head and Ictt, man tor onliBj. ment, ;ind Hint copies of this resolution be forwarded immediately to the Do- minion and provincial governments, to Mnnicll. via Amsterdam lias been hand on the battlefield. Ills condition not -r-w mn'M'n ot I-nlhbridge. the l-i I T P6 f IK rotn" merchants' association, the XA C 8. i ami labor council, nnd to any is other bodies whom it may concern." Moved by Mrs. J. N. Ritchie, second- !rt by Mrs. F. W. Downer: Reaistratlon Wantad "Whereas tho voluntary system of Hetty! recruiting lias met with such e. mag- New YOI'K, July IXOK.J Green said to bo the wealthiest result in this city that man In the world, died at her homo "The withdrawal of men from the here at S.Ou o'clock this morning. j labor market is causing dislocation of including the men. so that the whole nation may be organized to do their share struggle for justice and nlAHKJETS July wheat....... October wheat.......... July oats July flax High Low Forecast: Unsettled with rain. ot and that rie'd out as Boys' race under Shotz, w first; M. 2nd. Girls' race, under U re Can nors, 1st: Irene Ridgedale, 2nd. Boys' under Emard, jst, Jerry Leary, 2nd. ,o< Girls' under Caldei 1st Connie Dulhiage, 2nd -j, At the game of baseball was called between-Bow'.Island and] IF-orfy-lvlile, wherein "Bow Island wasjs routed to the tune of s to l but justice to our team p must owing to pitcher Bateman hurting his, arm. there might been a dif !Pfl ferent ending. Results ol oihei sports were: 100-yai'd dash, G. Dulmage, 1st; Bateman no i ia in London, July dispatch lo the Doily Mail from British Headquarters High G. Dulniago, 1st, 5 fi inolies: II. Kellar nd 2-0-yard dash. C. .BateuiBa 1st H Kellar, 3nd. Running hroad lot braard 1st: A. Simpson, 2nd Joe Ibt Lyle Connors, ?nd. onconrage- in France describing the fighting of raoo, 1 mud and Con neftt to our men amidst the dangers the hist two days says that a close, De, Burliham snd A C em i.utn.. intensive struggle .was ne- tion be forwarded to ing engaged in over every furlong of illiti-i with a reauoit i the front which had been fortified eon- ijjtT should months in command of the Canadia. Itingents (Urring patriotic speeches were lo hy the women who moved these 'We have reached the stage in the Istorj of the war. in the history of i't- in the history of the Em- pire where women can do more than ON PAOK 3) clianlcal device known lo warfare. The highest tribute to the success of the on-rush, says the account, was undoubtedly the fact that the Ger- mans were in no degree taken by surprise', according to prisoners, but the enemy's reserves were certainly brought to support and reserve tren- ches and men In ihe trenches were everywhere ordered 19 hold out to the death. eilts. 2nd. The next game of baseball be Uveen Borden fin B "de'L winning the game, scoie 13 t6 1 It- was quite an interesting game etcept ing one inning wherein Borden seem i. ed'to get wild then wilder The stake race was won hj T H Sandy's pony. Pinto, 1st and D Gasla taking second money riding Brands The pony race was won hy I H Sandy's pon', Silver. 1st and Goodyear's pony, Billle, (CQNTIN'Ul.D ON, PAG18 ;