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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 7, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, JULY 7, 1915 Less Anxiety is Now Felt Over Situation on the Eastern Front London, July force of the Teutonic thrust In southern Poland seams to have slackened for a' time at least, and there is apparent anxiety on the side of the Entente allies over the out- come of the campaign in this reg- ion. The latest official state- ment from Vienna, however, claims that the Austrian advance is continuing in at least one sec- tor of the front south of Warsaw. Street Railway Shows a Profit Tho street railway continues to de- grease its deficit each month, ac- cording to the figures ol Commis- sioner Reid's reports. The total prof- It over operating expenses from Jan- uary 1. this year, to May 31, was 78, which is a considerable help it reducing the deficit outstanding against the utility. The earnings tor 'afay totalled 13469.92. a profit over operating expenses of The passengers carriad during May to- talled the daily average be- jng'225S. Report Heavy Losses In Bicted on Austrians in Violent Attacks London, July 7. claims come from Vienna and Rome as to the situation on the. Austro-ltalian front. The Italian headquarters report the infliction of severe losses upon the Aus- trians in counter-attacks on the Carnlc frontier, the repulse of at- tacks along the Tyrol-Trentlno line, and of a determined assault upon the Italian position on a Vostanto peak. The most recent Austrian offi- cial statement declares the Ital- ians have been on the offensive, and have been repulsed In attacks, on several points. Unofficial dispatches from Italy tmphaiize the violence of the fighting on the Austrian frontier and declare the troops of that na- tion are making a determined at- tempt to open the way to TarvU, regarded as the key to the (nterlor of Austria.. Russians Repulse Turks In the Caucasus, the Rusiians report having repulsed a Turkish attempt at an offensive west of Ahjavat. French. Destroyers Busy French destroyers have been operating on the Alia Minor and inflicting other damage. THE EASTERN BATTLE LINE PREMIER OF CANADA There seems to :bo no Halting the Austro-German Further south on the Guila Upa river the Russians have mans think the Russians will evacuate, lieiice the heavy lighting nwi H to give time to prepare defences. Steamships Safe Despite Story that Dynamite was Stated to be on Board CENSUS SHOWS 347 tsthbrldKeJs.. probably better sit- aated than the two larger cities Alberta, proportionately speakinE, m the matter of unemployment, yet as indicated hy the recent census lust completed and compiled at the office of the cily clerk, there are suffici- ent out of" works here to cause anx- iety as to the general situation. According to the census, there are 317 men unemployed at the present time in the city, and on. these there are dependent, roughly speaking he- twe-n 500 and 600 people, making close to 1000 souls directly affected by non-employment. Glencove, L.I., July ordinary efforts we're being made by wireless, It was reported here, to determine whether a portion of the hundred-pound shipment of dynamite, sent Frank Holt at 'syiosset, L.I., was on board the Cunard liner Saxonia, which sail- ed from Nsw York for Liverpool on July 3. It was reported that Holt had written his wife at Dal- las, Tex., that the Saxonia would be destroyed by an explosion to- day. Caught by Wireless New York, N.Y., July lice Commissioner Woods said that the Saxonia had been caught by wireless and advised to steer toward the Philadelphia. Philadelphia Safe York, N.Y., July American Line received today a wireless from the csptain of the tteamship, Philadelphia, saying that everything .aboard had been identified, and that all was well. Sends Cruiser Warnings by wireless were sent broadcast over the Atlantic from stations on the eastern sea- board advitlng the Saxonia and Philadelphia to steer toward each other. Commissioner Woods an- nounced that the Navy depart- ment had arranged to send a fast cruiser after the liners. No Reply New York, N.Y., 'July po- lice headquarters shortly before noon, it-was said that the Saxonia had not' replied to the wireless metsaje lent her. The-census was taken by means.o registration with the city clerk _on specially preuared blanks. JTn_ workmen's unions greatly assisteuT this work. There are a good mans aliens on the list. Thus the unemployment situatloi gives quite sufficient food.tor though in Lethbridge. and considerably more room for action. .The government aid has greatly relieved conditions, and various avenues of employment Which will open up as fall approaches, including the reopening of the mines, and the ot harvesting will absorb many of the unemployed. "If we lose this fight for prohibi tion in Ubert-i we will lose it lot because of the. wickedness of the pear pic ol the province but because of the indifteience of the good people T good man nho is mdifiercnt is the worst citizen we This was one ol the remarkable utatements in a lemarkable addres delivered b> man m the a remarkable Majestic theatie man 1ft ttlc St inJ support oi the liquor act "hich is to be upon by the people of the province on July 21st lo in audience which packed the atre to the open doors and out upon the sidewalk Airs Nellie JlcClung clever authoress and brilliant talker gave her now famous address on pro hibition and the liquor act pounding argument after argument into the ears of her hearers with il the in- tensity of i is deadly in earnest and knows whereof she sneaks interspersing hei stream of wilh bricht stbries told in her inimitable style illusU-ituiB her nomtb and keeping Die audixce in i Bjmpathetic mood throughout Oi W S Galbralth presided and after Mrs "UrClung b address A d irtue president of the local tern peranoe forces addressed the meet ing voicing an appeal for earnest co operation awl support of the le Made50 Percent Profit in Drugs Ottawa, 'July, case in which a dealer in drugs and -medical supplies made a Urge pi out out oi war contracts in the early stages ot the war was received at the war contracts inquiry this morning ,t was shown that 1 A Brownlee an Ottawa retail druggist, had pur chased supplies to the of from the National Drug Co of Mont- real These he had sold to the. me- dical branch of the militia depart ment for the profit being To fair Charles Davidson tic commissioner Mr Brownlee ad nutted that on one tian'action he had made a profit of 48 per cent on another 19 9 per cent Ottawa, Ont, July govern ment announced today the terms ot which men un military training wil be allowed leave of absence irom units. for the harvest season. Prac tically any- non-commissioned office who wishes to go will be allowed b do so, provided his conduct has.beei good. "Men going on leave mus .leave their uniforms with the resi ment, and will be paid on their return at the regular military scale, provid ed they can produce a certificate that STATEMENTS fu -VV _ Perpetrator of bomb Outrage Dead by Own Trunk Full of Explos- ives Points to Vast Plan Sax- New York N Y, July 7.-Holt, who attempted last Saturday .te J? P. after placing bomb in the Caplto, exploded Friday'night, planned to destroy the trans-A lantlo onia and Philadelphia, by dynamite, which, it is believed he had plac- aboard the vessels before they saMed from New York for Liverpool, so advised his wife in a letter which was received by Herat D.U I-.E Tex on or before yesterday. This letter was taken by Mrs. Holt and Ltfon lo the United States Navy department and police headquarter, nere. Admits Getting Letter Dallas, Tex., July admis- _ion that Mrs. Frank Holt receiv- ed a letter yesterday from her husband, intimating he had plan- ned to blow up one or more trans- Atlantic liners with timed bombs was made by Mrs. Holt's attorney here, J. E. Cockrell. Mrs. Holt previously had denied receiving the letter. Three Vessels Had Bombs New York, N.Y., J.uly ships, sailing from this port to Havre, France, and reaching last M.y, it was learned from authoritative source, today, were found to have unexploded bombs aboard, the missiles hav- ing been placed on the ships in this city before sailing. Suicides in Cell '.ork, Julv 7-Frank Holt, the man who shot J P Morgan, la) dead todai m an imrtcrtakmR estab hOimcnt it 1 temps L, 1 ani 'NewTort police had ,01, ins tiimk Ul tick Dynamite Found A trunk containing 137 sticks of Ivnamltc with fuses attached was 6und bv the police last night m a. muse at No. 432 West Thirty-eighth Street. The police said that it. sent there by Erank Holt and that it arrived three days ago. lire dyna- mite was packed in sawdust. The trunk was delivered by a New ynrfe transfer company and the nil 01 lad- ing was made out In the name ot Frank Holt. It was found on the top floor of a building. Captain Thomas G. Luney, the detective bureau, took charge of the explosives and a squad of surrounded the house. Besides the njnamif, the trunk contained a num- ber of tin tans, a hox of blasting caps and powder, borne sulphuric acid and matches, Again, inspector of combust- lbte, that the police were scaiclnng casc eip Hes said to be in the ucmitv. Latei the polite received word !rom Warden ion ins uunn from wa of with thev from ud- luidinn-e uiim ed he planned to wreck public build- !mV m "ioik ami other citirs vn established the fact that Holt suicide by leap- xi tlu'lsc, of the jail at effect that Holt early had admitted to him "the owner of the _ 200 that rioib cu i mg from the top oi tiip eel door m Erfck Muentei, a foimer Harvard_m- that he was, UK o Sicks 01 djnamitB received at Sios- sBb, LI, last week. Holt, accoiding to Hulbe, received the dsnanute shipment "nder the UK- name of Hcndnck andi took i, to a tending ,t Holt used about 60 sticks in his r uenei, tructor, Mho Has accused of poison- l innc is was the vest have been working at the har- 'The men thus get a chance to earn double wages during the month of leave Return transportation to the scene of labors will also be pro- hv the government Any man who misconducts himself during his leave will forfeit his military pay. Winnipeg, July 6.-Premicr fcorns] has denied most emphatically the statements made. by ex-Attorney- Howdea, linking the formers name with the alleged elec- tion protest deal. Among other statements made by Mr. Howden was one to the effect that he told Mr. Norris there, was a deal on to settle the election petitions, .in which a big _.. and any posed6 as Tibei'I'" agent would make oe all rifcht Ihis statement the premier sa5s is absolutely mth out foundation Howden Unscrupulous Premier Morris alleged connection with the Fullcrton charges as told w the Hon J H Howden when Nlr Norris was leader of the opposi SIR ROBERT BORREN OFF FOR ENGLAND This picture of'the Premier _nas taken 'aboard 'the Adriatic on whicn he sailed from New York. The ship s arrival-is anxiously waited because of the submarine threat. e eec sum ol money was. concerned, that Mr. Norris had said that arrangement ul marked imately 50 per cent, Charles re- Austrians Headed for Border, Stopped Pete lhaczuk and Dvmtri Mkolai chukahen, Auskmns, were apnrehen- thev UCft DV me fciwt v, re attempting to cross the line to the States and were brought back to the city this morning. Pete comes from Canmore Uberta and has a parole ticket hut failed to report on it Duutri etc hails Irom Com merce and has an application 'or nerance causi naiuraliz-ition He is 27-vears old Jjdiera at the front to suffer untold has Mcn m six years and torture- she declared that tins is a, talks ywd Fnglish The men claim time for samuce Her remarks that they went from Lethbridge to enthusiastically applauded I Raymond to look for work having 01 now liCo, liad.drn been told that there was lots of work u farmerb On arriving 'they were told they claim, Further she stated that drink not the hold upon Ihis country that it had upon the older countries of ruropev Referring to the selfishness of some individuals who refused to ene up their drink to aid the tern nerance CSUM thereby causing the fn cnffar untold oi Winnipeg now liCo, liad.drn been tc en stiaight the street w ould net now among be crooked If he had known that iibere i. _. _ i.t- _f Oiuor finrr, mild iliaf. tt tic crooKeu ii the path ol his Red River cart would one day be imed with asphalt ight- with electric li surrounded bv mshti skv scnpers and trampled J e__4 _f 4Umic. upon perance mcli. A vocal solo, "Mother ilacree was by Mr Petrie Canadian Characterise Mrs MeClung opened her remarks h a of characteris tics bv which Camdianb will lie known mlion has Us char- acteristics "shr said 'What aie we eomg to be known for olWr nations of the that the moral life of coron unilv or of a country depends on and is set by the first of that community or country 1! the man who first drove his ov team the prairie wlicje the mam lur Korris ictiju-i "i -rr- tion has not ruffled the followers of the new liberal government Howden ib recognised as the most unscrupulous of all of the late Rob 1m cabinet He would sav and do anything to advance his party s m t-rebts as a prominent Necpawa citi zcn said todas He was the one carried out the famous Pab bvc-elec lion campaign and also caused the arrest of Liberals in the Macdonald himself four years ago ny a uuke and had the CNR ship the ballot box into Winnipeg in safe-keeping defying the summons He never spoke in the legislature iut was a will ng tool of Sir Rod mond in any scheme required to dump the Grits___________ Minnesota Mayor Takes Own Life illicit; vucj ----j that thei were too ejrly so they de- cided to go west to Lardston where they expected to get work on a ranch skv scripers ana irampicu Getting 11 some unaccountable way the burning feet ot thous mixed tn their directions they went i... feouth instead of west anrt when stopped by the police were onh a mile and i half from the boundary and still going strong for Cardston in all probability, be in- UUOn D) Ifliu iw- ands of human beings he would driven his oxen straight But he dm not know we cannot blame him But theic is no cvcuse for us we know wlu( will be the result oi o.r actions if we allow the liquor busi ness to continue in tmb province Mrs McUung referred to the rc- ircttel failure of the movement m Great Britain and possible causes for it Precedent, which is considered almobt a sacred thing there was largelv responsible 1 But she said 'we arc m the pre- cedent business That is no obstacle here Ihey wi terncd. on 3Ji, BOMB OUTRAGE ON N Y POLICE Now York dyna mite bomb was exploded last night In an alleyway outside the detective bureau at police headquarters While While a heavy door blown ten feet and a number of windows on one side of the building were shattered no one was injured There it no clue, the police say, his wife in 1106 bet wr Holt s was the preliminary ar- it Holt uscn auuuu uu he told Hulse, keeping all but six of the remainder in hib trunk-. This, the police said, would seem" to indicate that Holt_ used on'r Mr. Morgan. ____________ TOLDNORRISNOTHING OF SIMPSON'S MONEY Grand Rapids, George Riddel Julv 7- shot and B i uiitj kinen hmibelf at his home yesterday, according to an announcement by the coroner Riddcll was about 4j years old and had lived here 2a years He is suivived by a widow and one child IN MAI The city wins out on the majority of counts in the decision of Judge Jacfeoc, in the appeal of. the C. P. R. against the, assessment of its city property The judgment was issued this morning and confirms the. as- sessment -of all ordinary pcopei ty, but allows T. reduction on coulee property and will nermit a reduction on the assessment of the old Crow's Nest right ot way now used as a road pro. vided the citv and the railway coitt pany come to no agreement regard ing the use of. this: right-of-way. Reductjpnr-Made Reductions totalling on an ssessment of approximately on land taxable for all purposes, is allowed bv the judge and; reductions otalhng ?21 4o on an assessmeu of approximately S444 000 on proper j taxable for school purposes onlv, are also allow ed Judge Jackson held hat the assessment on coulee land was too high and allowed the reduc .ions for this reason holding that much of the other property around ,e coulee land would be used to make roads to render the coulee property accessible. The reductions of assessment mean d reduction in available lives from :he railwaj companv of J488G1 on general purposes taxes and on purely school board taxes a total of ludge Jackson held m reference to the old Grow s Nest rail- way right of way that should an agreement not be reached this road ben, went'on the stand before the loyal Commission this moin.ns and told his storj oi the dealings 'n con ncction with the payment to him of and his hnal let'.rn Ol monev vab paid to him M Newton, atier he had mter- H. uoney )y C. LU I'.CN uu'i, viewed Newton and lion J. Howden, and in return tor it he ;o haie the election protests dis- Chambers said he had some interview with Mr Norris m an emieavor to find out the opposi- tion leader s view as to the protests biuii ii-a ___ TsJnrns know July wheat October wheat October oati. MARKETS 130% 102H Hljh Low FimaM WEATHER Fnir and warm teilay 7 Cham- Ilowden to the money back. Iiowaen to ijahc refused, bat finally aireed In the lad kept the money at his -house, though finally he put J7520 in the bank through round-about ways, and had lent to his partner. He returned to A Ic of days later he had letter from advising him that this money had been placed to bis (Chambers) credit. hout letting WltUOUl ItJlimis lust what he was after He said thai he did not tell Mr Norris any- thuic about .nouei, or about his ar- rangement with Howden and New- Norris seemed, he said, to be rather indifferent as to the protests Shortly alter this Chambers said he KELLY REFUSES TO GIVE EVIDENCE Winnipeg, Man., July 7-1- Bdward Anderson, solicitor for Thomas Kally. Waled today that Kelly would to give evidence before the Mathers Roval Commission on Frtoay when it meets for, the purpose hearing him. V CHIEF JUSTICE TELLS OF DEAL WITH GRITS would be assessed it roadway rates namely about an acre, as raes against about J100 present sessment. sessment. The decision in no way affects pro- pertj i1 es or the assessment of ordmarj propertv since the ment of all high lying land of the C. PR wss confirmed Judge Jackson said it was most dif fipull on tag to the financial stagna- tion to .III proper values on land. Winnipeg, Man, July 7 Jus- tice Howell of Manitoba Appeal court, was the witness before the Rojnl Commission this morning Judge Howell toid of the interview lie had with Phipnen and Hudson, when the latter gentleman came to him for aiUiee -n the question of dis continuing the Rojal Commission and instituting a suit against Kell} Howell said it seemed to him that since Roblin was wilnng to admit In his letter to the Lieutenant-Govern- or that Hudson's chaiges were cor- rect, it was unnecessary to go on with the inquiry Phippen had asked him to see Judge Mathers, chairman of the commission, which he ad done. He agreed with Phippen that it it was intended to prosecute Kelly in a civil suit, it w ould not be fair to com pel him to testify before the commis- sion. Chief Justice Howell said he should have nothing'to do with the mattei till he had 1155 ant-Qovornor Cameron. Previous to his the Chief Justice said he advised with Sir Douglas Cameron on he latter s powers before the Royal Jommission was issued. After oon- errme with Phippen and Hudson, the Ohlet Justice went to see the Laeu- tenant-Governor. Later in the name day he wm- Mathers, and rettsaneir to him the conversation he hwi with Pippen and Hudson Te prapo-. sition ww that Roblin should and a civil action is-., Btitutod and expedited, by Twtti es then the from new government to ask the sion to cease Us labore. he thought the commission ihouM go on, but finally agreed, for only, to the proposed coune. To Uaac Pitblado, the gel, the Chief Ju.tic? iwW He the arrangement pen a good one._ There iestion of of any money bring Unttvta. William t j ;