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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 5, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME IX. LETHBR1DGE, ALBERTA WKDNKSDAV. .ll'IA 1910 N'UMBEK 173 M ACLEOD OFFICERS WITH THE 13TH C. M. R. GE1IHLIS fffiALL Sir Sarii Finds They Are Mosl Men To Be Sent From Canada Healthy Garb in The Trenches At More To Be Trained who of .u, Highland battalions will not lie training ill Canada.will lie immediate- Sir Sam Hughes stated thai worts received from the ]v dispatclied overseas. a' large number of non-commissioned i louaj ,ol. nnw in Fn-lanii will be tra n- front arc all in favor of tno kins 101 cdTi, the vorkalu promoted. The! trench work, chiefly because they do nfctor of militia .emphatically de-l not become w en _there nied the reports to the effect that is a oot. or so of wale m there are at the present time, in j es. there have been levve. cases ot 3000 more Can-! pneumonia and other forms of ung trouble among Ihe men of Hie High- land brigades than in other infantry reglBients. The paler to discontinue the Issuance of kilts caused a good dedl of disappointment in. many parts i of Canada more., particularly where I the Highland..regiments: have, been Another reason why the minister of mililia has decided to restore the kilts to their old time prestige is that they are more economical. U1EUT. J. H. CAMPBELL Son of W. M. Campbell, K.C. LIEUT. R. E. PATTERSON Son of R. Patterson, M. P. P. LIEUT B. SIMMONS Formerly of R.N.W.M.P. French Resume Offensive and Take New Positions Germans Attempt Counter-Attacks At Several ..Points But Are Re- pulsed, and Allies Hold Most Positions Gained. iUliair officers than are required. He says 'that, on the contrary'.there is actually a' almrtase oliici era both at thn front and in E-Jigland. ]'n order to" make up the shortage it is proposed to takp a number- of uni- meir who "have served for 'inionlhs in tile Frenches, as. otter capable men and send' (hem to England for training. Reductions in telegraph rates which will- affect Leliibriclge. are announced. The' rates from Lethbridge to points north of Calgary have been reduced from -lOc for ten words and Ihree Dallas Changes Hands dale To Be Transformed Into Business Block Activities in tiie hold world are confined, so far as Lethbridge is con cenied. to readjustment, and already rurther changes have been decided upon Yesterday .Toe McDonald, who Rumanians United For Thfe Allies London, July dis- patches to Amsterdam as for- by the Central News state that the parties of Take Jonescu former minister -of interior and M. Fiiipesco, former minister of war and leader of the Conserva- tives, have joined forces and in future will act together. Both par- ties ar-e frankly in favor of inter- vention in the war by Roumania on the side of the entente allies. Ottawa. direct J ors for the Canadian Northern and i Grand Trunk Pacific appointed t Grand TrmiK rac.nc were. by the Eoveriiment today and await being tun UJ uj nit t.-- __ __ iHmvp owner O. Tne Hotel is now- lie rom -c or en today an awat r srr one cent. Rates to 'boundary points In B. 0. are reduced from and four cents to 55c and four cents. Hates 'to Sa6kat9hewan, including lingina, Moose .law, elc.. will now be SOc and three cents instead of ISO cents. dian Northern! and P. 51. mer mayor of Regina. for the Grand Trunk Pacific. It is unders; K. George. Toronto, will be other of the directors. not open, rooms only being me virami stood that'offered to the travelling public. Louis Pabst. lessee of Hie Castle, still in charge ot that house, and will NEW POPULAR LOAN Ottawa, Out., July It is under- stood on good authority that the next 1 INELIGIBLE! CIIOT Bi'ilish lluadiinavlcrs in Franco, via London, July lolal iiuinlicr of prisoners taken thus fiir in I lit- Anglo-French oll'-Jiisivf probably has i-caehofl lfi.000. Judging Iran, llicse lig- uivs the C.crnian'lasses us a whole, it is estimated, liave been at least Paris, July French have circles 'of German jicaptured a line of German trenches at prevllliB if.the. jC'urlu, the war office announced today. rt ,ve Is'ueld up Germany jThcy have also captured ,lfini ifarm, facing Cleri. The French resumed the offensive {during the night on both sides the progress to-vvard the river particularly at Sormont farm. This position is on the left bank, op- posite Cleri. AH the region between farm and Hill 63 on the road lead- Rccruiting- Officers Say Many Unattached Who Have bombardment the Germans cap- Nnt Ypf Knitted i'nred the village of B.elloy-En-Santerre (ll let jjnuon-w i French llliicklv expelled them, j taking the entire Tillage.. The Ger-i Is it true, as is stated in some of'mans still bold part of the towni of the recrultlie offices iouay that'there where severe righting is stl, ire 400 eli'fbie unattached young Jin progress. German attacks on the men in Leflbridge who are not positions there were stopped khaki" Wee the ligure came from j by French lire. The number ot pris- no" one knows, but. the recruiting of- oners taken thus far exceeds 9000 ticers are thinking it over and ser-iThe number of cannon captuied has iously contemplating some scheme of not been ascertained. breaking the deadlock that now ex-1 the Verdun frorrHHeavy fighting i ists in signii i achieved a great deal. German Account mplating some sceme o no een a. e deadlock that now ex- j On Verdun frotthheavy fighting s n sins; on men for the new is stin in progress. West of tl'.e Mouse battalions. "if there are Hie 'new battery could be filled here, the OUIIIIUK 1.1.1 v. since Tuesday night, says the official the statement adds. obtained a Copenhagen, July Reternn0 to announced abandonment by Grea. is stin n progress. es ,e announce tho ,-epulsed a strong German of tho Declaration of London. lattack in tlle region of Avocourt and; persius naval expert of the 150 needed for the Lethbridge High- Hill 304. East of the river there was j Tagebl'att. declares in that landers could be secured, and there bombardment on the Thia.u- j tiiat the- German govern- wonld be some left for other units re- mont anrt ,-iver. Ad- Edmonton. July provincial government lias appointed Corp. Mac- Askill n returned soldier, formerly I ot Kdmouton ninth battalion, who has! _ _ t. liecn invalided home and discharged. to Ihe position of superintendent of the mine rescue stalion at Lethbridge. Corp SlacAsldll is an expert minor, anil was engaged in Ihis-biislnoss pre- vious to enlisting. continue to run it for some time at As -mentioned the other H. L Stephens, of the Coaldale, will keep munitions reaching France. He the hotel open for a month, but it is Canadian war loan will be offered to As soon as a few more men nronoses that Germany should ask the state-department today by n Mcxi- tho Canadian public in. September, j understood The amount is not yet .fixed but it i bunding w d that after August Heavy Fighting on British Front drilling will commence government certain e can embassy attache. Some state dc- ar V.U1I ___ In I I great rush on the restaurants, and they iare doing great business. The White the enemv. There were no important Mrs. K. Collier, of nih avenue boasts a nroiiil record of enlistment in her family. She has just received word from En.Ela-.irt ller so" has enlisted (hero. Ono son was kill- ed early in the war at tile famous lial- tlc of the .Marne, one is a member of the battery, one of the lilst bat- tery nnd the, fifth with Hie grand fleet on the Bmporor of India. INFANTILE PARALYSIS EPIDEMIC Nevv York. July aver- ige of one death an hojir was today by the in- f.intlle paralysis epidemic, 12 _ children dylns of the disease between Icn o'clock last niahl anil len o'clock (his morning in live boroughs of New York oily. ff ff ff Lunch liandled 4000 people (luring the A two days of the Stampede, and other SHACKLETON IN CH.L, i jrestaurants _-------. JJIL.UIICIU Pimta Arena. Chili, July -I.- I states that many of the holels in the Sir Ernest ShacWetou, Antarc- 'country are closing up, and the trave liug public is hard put lo it .to find accommodation. He thinks, however, this situation will right itself within He explorer, arrived her dav. Alberta Must Raise For Patriotic Fund This Year Edmonton. July from ways and means of raisin Tenders for the construction of the zrnde for the exl elision of the C. i R line frmn Pakowki to llanyiicrr.es. were called a couple of days ago. and were received up to noon today. These will'he'considered at the general of- fices in Calgary and it may be ex- all parts of the province, some 70 in number, attended a conference of the next year instead of ?500.000 as in Sir Herbert estimates that Alberta miiiiuui. rieitien esiHniiieH tiuii fitimitii Alberta branch of the patriotic require one and one-half million which oneiied at the Macdonald 'hotel dollars. Becauoo of this province's this'morning at 10 o'clock with the i flue showing in recruiting the general registration of representatives. will find about half of that sum majority ot those present were from but 5800.000 must be raised, as much J ___ __ ,o nR W.TK .thn among those from Ihe [southern branch were President Twee- die and Lioilt.-Col. Ue'n'iis of Calgary, and K. E. Michener of Red Deer. Sir Herbert Allies of Montreal, secretary of the Canadian Patriotic Fund, Is ii ,n the next 12 months as was raised in the last 20 months ii, to be expect- ed, he stated. Need 12 Millions "II will take twelve million dol- lars lo keep lip the Patriotic Klintl ol tnc (.anauiaii i-uiiium. i-unn, attemlaiico and will the principal -lost said Sir I erbcrt An cs speaker thl-. afternoon. "and I Hunk that llwl will be the Kir Herbert explained lhat tho rea- j maximum." u, of Hie meeting -was lo provide! (CONTINUED ON PAG 131" Send Julv figuies .....Rou'er the "Chicago" Tribune eailv uruui the western front says the j h'owed 12 deaths md !7G pel Imaiis made n counter attack on h.jured throughout the Tjuited Ijjritish positions at Tlnepval as Eile roll of the roulth ot 1'erlin via London, July bombardment, hill were as compared with Russian troops are again attacking pulsed. Prisoners are hay- m 1915 Theie line from Zirin to the re- ing stated German units arc. being d (h 011, filc tliet. awarded and work slarted within xhc next 10 days. SENATOR MaoDONALD DEAD Sydney. N. S-, July Wil- liam MacDonald died at midnight at liis residence at Glace Bay. near Syd- liev -He was born at River Denys. Cape Breton, in 1837. Senator MacDou- ald's last, illness was urlef. It was only on Sunday that his condition be- came .serious. He had for some months been indisposed, owing chief- to his advanced age. His wife and six children >urvive. the German line from Zirin to the re gion southeast of Baranovichi in Litil- Ihe contract will be savs a German official state- 1 rushed to the Somme front as far as merit' given ont today. Stubborn [north, hand to hand 'fighting is in progress., the announcement adds, and the Rus-1 sians liave eilher been repulsed or ruanmi Verdun to the east and Leiib to driven back from'places where they noimun, f. had broken into the German lines, [correspondent at Amsterdam says tn The heaviest losses, it is added, Xeitung refers 'to _thi sustained by tho Russians. French advance on Peremie as and continued: knevv MAKKETS July..wheat October wheat July July Flax 107% FORGED CHECK Edmonton, July .Macdonald Bell, for some time accountant at the University of Alberta, has been brought to the city from Victoria. B. were no deaths and oniv file injured iin Chicago. Worcester. Mass, had I two deaths and the following citiei, 'one each: Glassboro, N T Jackson villa. Florida; Lee, Pa.; Portland. Ore.; Scianton Pa, Toledo, Ohio; Wavcrly, lovid, Wheel-; ing. Mass and continuen; vvu HJICI- we are only abandoning a battle. First U. SAYS VON PAPEN pushes usually are dangerous but It IS AT THE FRONT v; Germans Realize Sfrcngtb of Offensive London. July Central-News pus stands to reason that introductions of sans important reserves by the attacking The Hague via London, Tills i v .A, an ansnor to the minors armies which is to be expected to a certainty will impose a.i- C., where he '..ad been arrested upon certamtr of te -nversy ,U> on. the imperia, bank, Strath- the i ribii and warm. --i Accused was arraigned before Com-Idem at German headquarters says the 'mitTo.ver of Police GL. Jennings, lighting north of tho Si.mme has les- o, personal bond oflsened tho prospects of he entente togcthei'with two others of'allies for a quick and systematic ad- each.. vanco. regaiding 'be ntivitj m hoi- land a< Liplaln Von Pa- pen former mllitarj attache to tho Germany embassy at 4" ington. the German legation announced todaj that Captain Von went to the front v: afler his return from the. Uni ted states and lus been ever since v t ;