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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 5, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta REAL FACTS OF Govt. May Bear All Expenses of City Police Court Ostlund is Solicitor For All of Alberta Muddling of the Ordnance Dept. Responsible For Gravity of Situation r ..ndnn Julr 5. Discussing the "Itm'dion, the Daily, Mail this Daily Mail warns the public that the situation is not even as satisfactory as it was a-few months aeo when Lloyd George said I think the situation is still.too grave, much too grave, very much too and Lord Curzon stated: "Iho situation is one of grave anxiety, and it is not unfair to speak of this country as being in Jjcril.' They were gently muting at facts not known to .one person in a thous- and in this lair land and not known a members of from to the majority of the the House of Commons or the Mouse of Lords. The history of the Dardan- dies expedition which is only wife phase oi the grave situation is com- Tiletelv misunderstood and its import: ance under-estimated. Members oi parliament should press for mforma- ,tion as to certain circumstances in connection with this vast undertak- ing the public ought to know and Ithey should not he further chloro- Referring to certain "preparations against invasion" which arc_ being carried out, the Mail asks n these .preparations are sufficient. It says "We wonder because now that war 5s in its twelfth month we find that according to statements made in the house of commons all sorts of things are very insufficient.-the sup- ply of rilles and machine guns for ex-ample the. Dailv Mail frankly dis Turkish Forces, Beat Off Allies London, July S.-A Turkish statement declares the entente allies lost heavily in an attempt to land reinforcements on the Gallopli Peninsula, and that the effort was frustrated. Morgan Assassin a German Student Chicago, 111., .lufy Frank Holt, the would-be assassin of J. P. Morgan, as Ernich Muenter, a former student of the Un- iversity of Chicago, who disappeared IVelallJ vi n_____ .Inall, flf city commissioners and the police c6nm.te.bi' "I Lethbrldge ap- prove of Iho suggestion that the pro- vincial government bear the cost of all expenses ot police court adminis- tration In the cities. They have so notified .Mayor Henry of Edmonton, who Is taking the matter up with the government on behalf of the mayors of tlio four cities. Mayor Henry has ascertained in a recent interview with Attorney-General Cross that the government is willing to go this lai In sharing the cost with the cities in the administration of the police. following the death of 6 was given to a news- Dormant added that he had known lira as Holt in Vanderhilt University ind Cornell. example inn .uiiiiv itrusts the authorities who have not yet provided the soldiers with rifles Kite could have been obtained over and and over Smm tne Unitol fetates had'they been ordered oners of machine guns were nude last autumn and were refused People who muddled the equipment of men who marching about without weapons _. t., i 1T1 pendent upon one mistake and one mistake only of our fleet. That is exactly what it depends upon. "The same brainy that muddled.th, Dardanelles operations may 'ntcrtcre with the operations oi the fleet. Lord Visher left the admiralty as a pro- test against a phase of the Dardaa dies campaign. He declined to retur to it so long as certain muddlers arc in anv way connected with the gov ernment They are still the mos active members of the coalition is- announced Fisher has been the new h_- doubt he can do in lhat rapacitv Tabcr, July The trustees of th new irrigation district west 01 her arc expected to go to Calgary toda or tomorrow to discuss with the of- Canadian Losses Number One-third of Original Force Ottawa, July 5.-Ovcr-Sunday cas- laltics reported from Hie front num- icrcd slightly over 100. They include H members of the 8lh battalion who ire among the missiiiK. Tlic total lumber killed is now wounded and missing a total of 1 820 The first overseas contingent lumbered so that the Caua- lia'n casualties represent almost one- third of the original force. A largo (umber of wounded have, however, returned to the ranks, or will do so. ls ot the iiitural resourc- H. OSTLUND H Ostlund barrister. Macdonal block has jubt been appointed sol citor for ict 18, U.-M.W. ot A D.1 WAS II. GERMANS RE-GAIN GROUND London, July as- saults in force" along the Trench lines arc continuing, and they have been successful in regain- !ng ground previously lost be- tween Fey-en-Haye and Moselle. The French official statement of today admits that, while record- ing a breakdown of attacks along ther parts of the front. bonds oi the district when issued, and Joy one solicitor u that work on the., he part ot the for the past year, has been Now York, July 5.-D. A. Thomas, British coal magnate, who will take charge of the purchase of British war i munitions in the United States and; Canada, arrived this morning on the j ntner pan liner St. Louis, of the American line. The St. Louis was escorted out of i--------------- the war zone by two British tor- J3nfjtl icdo boats. Mr. Thomas said he DOUy KXl-UUIflKU. night stay in American till the end oi the war. Shortly after his arrival Mr. Thomas boarded one of J. P. Morgan's yachts and left for the Jfor- ran home on Loud Island, n................ will he commenced immediately the neces- sarv arrangements can he made difricullv in arranging terms is look- UlUICUlliV III ed for. Farmers should be getting water 'this fall. the iFOVince IUL lido'- j r given the appointment. Mr. OstUind ias proved himself painstaking and attentive in fulfilling his duties, and he union is particularly sraatified vith the way he handled all the Jlaims in connection with the Hill- crest disaster. 1 ondon Julj 5 1 he steamer Craigard, ton was sunk on Saturday by is announccu pointed chairman of the new boaid It invention No doubt he ran do very useiul woik in lhat capacity and we arc glad to lave him at baud in ca-e of an emergent But the na- tion knows practcally nothing It is being Wd a little more new Howden Says Liberals Got for Saw-off British gross, torpedo The boat marked were towed into C No: of thf party, 1 UL I.UO rr general in the late aa he said he did not gi-e as a willing rovided by JIR saiQ ne "ui- fitness, the money was provided by Dr Simpson and was handed to VSU lam Chambers a nrominent Liberal workei by G H Newton a. well known Conservative Newton report ed.to-Howden that he had said to Chambers "If von Chans are good, you wi'il get the other S'o 000 Hon den furtner explained that ?oO 000 had fust been talked of between and Chambers but later it 3 -Investigation Washington, undfr toda> to determine the S of the terrifio explosion ihich wrecked the puhl c reception room on the senate side the capi- tnl late last night While the exact cause of the hlast could not be aacer tamed until after an expert inquiry S been made, it was generally be iwvcd to have been due to a bomb lircd by a German submarine, crew was lauded at Plymouth, Ihe Craitard saJcd from Galves ton lune i -nd Newt. June 11 ior Uavrc and the first suggestion that shr had met with some mishap was when an empty life boat and another Craigard, Lcith, Steamer Shelled London luly D The Bntisl steamship Vngli C ihiornian 7303 tons gross bound from Moiiu.e.1 ar- rived at Qucenstovvn today with a number of dead on board as a result of bemt shelled by a German sub- marine twelve men were Killed on the Cahfornian, including vtbe Captain Tight injured men eie land- ed at Queenstowii, FUNERAL OF ARTIST London July funeral of MlSb Helen Galloway McJMColI eld est daughter of the former vice-pre- Alta., JuSy ium., body of Dan Fraser, whose sad drown lug took place last fuesday, when he attempted to ford the river, has been recovered three miles Tjelow the spot where he sank. The funeral of the young man took place Sunday. an( was largely attended. Intermen was made in iBowville cemetery. n Poland Czar's Forces Successful-Retreat in Galicia Continues London, July Southern Poland, the Russian armies, driv- en over the Galician border are fighting determinedly to check the Teutonic thrust at Warsaw. The most recent Austrian of- oial statement admits that the Russians "have been strongly at- tacking" In several sectors. Petrograd tells of desperate en- gagements between the Vistula and Bug rivers, and claims tg have checked the Austro-German forces at different points, but concedes a retirement in east Galicia from the Gniela Lipa to the Zlota Llpa vicinity, and de- clares that at what seems to have been the chief point of Teutonic attack in Poland, Kras- nik, the heights to the north were taken. on decided to cut the amount crystals from'the big chandelier, piec- es of the immense mirror, glass from the and splintered wood- work littered the Uoor early today Glass was broken lind part of the panelling was smashed in the door open ng from the reception hall into the lobby alons thC (he senate chamber Work of a Crank No one was injured and today there onlv one clue, a letter received vv the Washington Times, an evening mibliration, beating a postmark tim ed before the explosnor, announcing that it would taki- place Ihe letter although written June a was mailed last night at 10 o'clock nearlv two hours before the was neciaeu half Howden said ho left a bag with the money at the Carltou c.ub and that Newton came there and got it. Interview With Norris Mr Howdea told of an interview with Mr T C Norris, at the Hoyal AleMdra Hotel I told Mr Korris he said that Chambers had been to see me with a proposition in regard to election pro tests, considerable money I wanted to know if the party were be hind it Noiris said that the party as, a parlv didn t discuss matters of that kind, but certain individuals himself won t name oth the matter m hand and whatever airangeme.ts Chambers made with myself would be all right Noiris he said told him on this oc casion that he did not want to assume the reins of office then After this conversation according to the minister, Mr Howden gave instructions to Newton to pav Cham hers 000 out of the 000, which N'ewton had held all this time This transfer took place at the Roy al Alexandra Hotel Later on after he government lesigned Howden waa in the city and Chamber, saw nlm and wanted to know what to do with the money, there had been so much publicitv over it Howden to d lim he never had the monev and did not want it He did not know ex cept what he had been_ Md asjowhat became witness A one-cent fare from any part of the city to Henderson Lake for kid dies between the ages of 6 and 14, is one of-the concessions that the city commissioners wiB make during the months of July, August and Septem- ber, in pursuit of their policy to make the lake grounds the children's pic the lake grounds vthe children s play ground of the cityv Other steps thej Will take include 'he installation of five extra swings, at once and later on possibly the installation of other amusements such a_s water slides, and so forth, provided the cost is not too delightful treats for the kid dies were decided unon at the council London, July Henry Dal- ziel., Liberal member of Parliament and newspaper proprietor, whose ar- raignment of- the Ordnance depart- ment in the House of Commons last Thursday, startled the British na- tion, has announced his determina- tion to continue on the warpath un til in is own words, ihe men direct ly'guilty for the failures of the past year are cleared out bag and bag Sir Henry early this week will ask Premier Asijmth to give the House ot Commons facilities for a full ex planation on "the lack of guns and ammunition. Labor Realizes Danger of German Victory in War S. Africa Govt. Offers Troops we are always supporters of peace and deprecate the idea of war at anay time, we quite realize that it would never do for Germany to win in the present great struggle. That is the attitude of the Trades and Labor Congress of Canada as, eM'iesscd to the Heraid bv J t president of the Congress was i to the citi ovei the weekend, and who all the mining camps in the south 'Mr Waters pointed out that the question of the co-operation of labor n the hastening of the manufacture of munitions had nev er become an is sue in Canada, as in the old land, for the simple reason that fhe unemploy- ed had been clamoring for work, and the increased business through war would fill this need- to a contract certain extent. _ _. T, i i V Heutct dis Johannesburg South "SerTjan Chnst.an Smuts (minister of interior, mines and K nl the Union o, -Sontl, Vfrici) has announced that the South Vf- rictn goi ernment has offered to or 8-inut a contingent oi volunteers for fen ice in Europe and also a force momcntai Demonstration Special Attracts Large Crowds t occurred at TUP -.cost UL Hdr deatl- was J forms of amusement is now being in GIVES FORCEFUL LABOR ADDRESS and controlled to fhe advantage lolltics Real Patriotism To the scattered audience which, J listened to the address ol J l> ters, president of the trades and la- bor 'congress of Canada at Star land theatre, last it must have appealed as being one ol the irosl remarkable speeches cvBr dellv ercd in this part of the country Every lahni man in the city could well have afforded two hours, of his wen nf norv. tme to htai it Ihe handful of peo- he said rarrV OJt plan, wmun, "c iTould be "the exclamation point of his appeal for peace The Iftter was rambling argument against exports war munitions to buropc. 11 ne uitu ucci, of it Chambers said the witness nas a very decent feuow as good as they make them It is un fortunate that Chambers and I are in the position we are in a politician these words, go far enough' said Mr Howden of his, wordf to Chambers That it sou chaps are good jou might get the rest of the money nossibh there was a certain impropriety about no wer- do ins he added there was never any suggestion between Chambers and myself of any corrupt motive There was put up of this went to Chambers and the other 000 tias taken out to the vaults jand returned to the partv I got it from before the government resigned Questioned as to the source ot the money, he said Dr, Simplon gave it to him tme o t ple who turned out was a poor com pliment to tint foremost labor leader of A strong leaturcd, intensely earnest man is J C Waters With a face ex- pressive of human sympathy a man ncr of deliverv nhicfi typifies the in tensity of his and tin, earnestness with which he pleads his cause he impresses one as fieing a man who is close to the masses, who knows their needs and their weaknesses, better peihaps than they do themselves, John has been president of Canada's greatest laboi bodi for four years during which period has done much to advance the cause ot and make the Iradcs congress at Ottawa a valuable institution to the laboring man "f j 0 Jones president ot the local trades and labor council, acted s neai Patriotism, he said, word in the mouths of even body todav was, with most pcupie a vague sentiment, nhicn, hey did not fullv understand Men vwelullli UJ neasured patriotism m Canada by i the ntam ami the hand the most sordid of measures that of dollars and cents The onlv real pa triot the onlv man who displayed trioc tnu umv mtiii 4-i, oi interimuiuimi any real love oi country, vvas that ustratmg bow unions m Canada man who was willirg to sacrifice his thclr flgllt for certain own interests for the welfare of the the contributions of labor oi every workingman Labor Creates Wealth "Labor is the only factor jspon; siblc lor the cieation of all wealth said the speakei "Ihe natural inicr sai e sa ente is that labor should own By labor I moan Impossible Solution The back to the land an impossible sollinoU'loYTJifW seuUunemnloyment conditions -in -Ca- nada said Mi Waters What Is needed is some immediate action. The conditions are far worse in west- ern Canada than in the east. .The re- cently appointed commission, of. the Dominion government may do some, good towards solving the problem. It remains to be seen. B.ut some kind of, iction soon Is necessary. The demonstration tram which rain prough this part of the country went through the Wainer constitu encj on Thur dav Friday and da> attiacted laige crowds at near ly everv nlai-e and much apprecia tion was expressed by the t who examined the exhibits The this wo examine train was conducted hv the Albelta department of Agriculture, assisted bj the CPH and the Dominion de pratment of Agiicalture It carried samples of grama and grasses live stock, models of faim buildings sam pies of work done bv the students at the demonstration schools, and a.so samples ot work done by the farm women The entire displav v..as of great educational value to the ueople and theie were a number of experts on hand in each car to answer uues 4t nearly every point a lions must go together Mr proved the lions nea labor 01 branch of the Women i, Institute was two I formed This organization ib both so ml aand educational in Its character One ot tie giatifylng features of the was the interest taken oy the farm era sons in advanced farming meth- ods. It is estimated that on age three or four boys at each place signed up to attend one of the agricultural schools during the coming winter Particularly large and appreciative crowds visited the train at Foremost, New Dayton Warner and 'Coufts. At Coutta the tram was thronged all day, people coming m from all over the country o visit it At Warner, over 300 peo pie were in attendance, a great many being women There is no question that the ne monstration tram was highly appre- ciated and will produce good results amongst the farmers m the country which it covered r oi international organization m il- own ineress o people, who displayed a ical love for lellow countrjmen He had been unable in all Canada to find anv man outside of the working which measured up to that standard iMr -Value of Organization Waters verv clearly and lairman Mr Waters' address was more lu- cid perhaps more convincing than the average labor speech He let per sonaliticb alone and drove the force of his speech into the system that has developed the political corrup lion ot today, that has created dis- honest politicians out of honest and good men in order that this ,sy stem of "big business might be maintain- ed to the advantage of the few against the many The politician essentially dishonest, he said the present political system was dis- honest and corrupt Many of men who were dishonest noliti were good and generous minded ciselj illustrated the great value oi organized trades, unionism and organ- ired labor at tie opening oi his ad dress by presenting a suppositions case ol the organization ol a union to protect the workingman to en able him to enforce his need of small cr hours and laigcr wages, in order that he might the more participate in some ot the wealth he had helped to create He illustrated the need of organiza tion ot all blanches of labor in or- der that one class of orkmen might be as fully protected as the other al s order that conditions in all in order a branches of labor might be regulated July wheat October wheat October oatt MARKETS 128% 101 'A High WEATHER .'.Low1 thowew, but molt- were aiucu m iiclil to pmnf out the value ol st n organization in watching lepblation Hat for this bcdv, the bill whicn vvoulc1 have made a criminal offense to belong to a trades organization, would have passed the house Ihe press, he said, never mentioned it The working men would never have known of it until it became law When a law is placed on 'hi statute books Jlr Waters nointcd out, the whole macnmery of the government was behind it to enforce it What thai meant he showed n the suppression by use of the militia and threatened destruction of life by guns at Gla-o Dav some years ago, of a peaceful of working men on strike, which the minorities construed as being planned to de- stroy property more valuable than I hold that nothing in this world can justify the taking of a said the speaker "Even though the miners dojn in Glace Bay Infant Drowned in Dipping Vat at Raymond Raymond, 41ta Tulv Mon day the four year old sou of Mr and Mrs Robert Orgell of the bar K 2 Ranch vvas accidentally drowned in the dmninE v-t The little one stras rtzikom, July 1-On June 25tli a od away from the house and losirg storni of unusual violence swept his, footmK fell into the water, death nnnndale seem- lesuttms The bodv vvas brought in to Hivmoid for buual Mr Orgell to H-nmoi or was in Wmnineg at the time hut le turned on receipt- of a funeral services ivere held at the bom- of S F Wednesday mornins Bishop Allied ofliciating The speakers were Bishop Evans, Dlder Ravmond knight and Bishop Allred Husical numbers, neie rendered by Mrs Harding Brew erton, lour Sweet Little Bosehui1 Mrs O H Snow ana Miss .Fern Redd, and F C Steele singing the solo Hand in Hand had the miners oj wanted to SERBIANS ARE ACTIVE Nlsh, Serbia, July official communication Issued today bv the War Office says mat the Serbian! succeeded m forcing a landing at Micharskaade, taking 1509 prUoirtril and much material. Doondale seem- centre of the 'I to be about tne CCULAC storm Ihere it other things, Mr Widdnp's a barn of Willijm Goundnga It then swept north hroufh Btnlom, where it destroyed Dr Duncan's, house, which f. y was, vacant The usual evidence of, extraordinary violence appeared to yj the wreckage One incident newly fatal ending A board twn and hit? Mrs Moms, ot Reeve Morris, and knocked over Ihe storm was accompaeieij rain which in places The cloud disappeared to _ .1 t me ciouu -tl east, n here it is repotted'- to caused mrther detraction Fortunately there W> i by hail in the south" ebrateTt tvcept an area of about tion at r n ;