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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 10, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta Pushing Advance With Satisfactory Speed Have Made Progress at Several Important Points Huge Undersea Craft Safely Traverses Atlantic With Car go Fleet Ready, Says Commaifder, to Carry On Service Baltimore, Md.. July gigan- tic German merchant submarine Deutschland ended her voyage across the at 6.40 this morning when she was docked at the pier of the East- ern Forwarding company on the out- skirts of Baltimore. Tho submarine left quarantine at 5 after the health oflicers had hoard- ed tho craft and given permission to proceed. It was announced that statement would he made regarding the extraordinary voyage by officials of the North Gennan Lloyd company later today. A Fleet of Them Baltimore. July an- nouncement that the great German submarine merchantman Deutschland which readied Chesapeake Bay Sun- day. is the first of a licet of such craft built to ply regularly in Ilic trans- Atlantic trade, was made here early today by Captain Paul Konlg, master of the super-submarine. "Tills is not the only one thai is coming." said the captain' "Just wait; there will he more here spoil, and we are going back CAPT. E. F. STEEVES .Medical Officer. LIEUT. R. D. DAV1ES LIEUT. A. DOWER Cardston. LIEUT. R. F. BELL of Claresholm. Holelmen Are Preparing to In- vite Prosecution and Fight The Case lor another cargo. We have a regular line." are going to rov. Section 55 of the .Act has been ,the sticking point to date. Under it the liotclmon thought at first that they would have to dismantle their bars, beer pumps, etc., but they are begin- To the municipal health officer, Dr. Thomas T. IlichaMson, the captain presented his hill of health issued to him by William Thomas Fee. United States consul at Bremen, on June. 14. One document described the Deutsch- land as a vessel engaged in freight trade between Bremen and Boston or other eastern Atlantic ports. It re- cords her gross tonnage as 791, and says she is "newly built." It has a cargo of dye stuffs in good condition and a "wholesome supply of water from the Bremen waterworks." One tiling the. United States officials noted were no tor- pedo lubes of any description visible aboard the vessel. They had been told that she mounted two small calibre rifles for defence, but came ashore convinced that the visitor was wholly unarmed. It was learned that the boat left Bremen with her load of 750 tons of valuable dye stuffs her owners hope to sell to "United States manufacturers for a for- tune. At Heligoland she waited 9 day leaving there June 23rd. Captain Ko- nig intimated that tiic purpose of his long delay at Heligoland was to de- eeivc the enemy who had undoubtedly beard rumors ot the submarine's com- ing. "Wo slopped there for very good captain explained .with a brmcl smile. This accounted for the belief in the United States that the vessel was a week overdue, a mis- apprehension that caused the German embassy officials to fear that she had run Into allied warships or fallen a victim to an Atlantic storm. On the outside of the blockading lines and into the Atlantic, according to the captain's story, be headed straight across and only deviated from his course once when he saw what be took to be an enemy craft. Question Her Status Washington July The fact that hoarding officers found the German merchant submarine Deutschlaud wholly unarmed goes far toward sim- plifying any question as to her status as a merchantman ill United States waters. Olllcials realize, however, that the British and French embassies, while little interested in what the Ucutsch- land lias brought over, are concern- ed over a cargo of rubber and nickel she purposes to carry hack to Germ- any and expect that nothing will he left undone hy Germany's enemies to prevent or 'hinder her clearance. Although the fact that tho submers- ible is unarmed is of first importance, such factors as the composition of the crew and netual ownership will hive to bo established to determine Hie submarine could be class- ed as a naval auxiliary. Says Has Broken .England's Rule Baltimore, July deliver- ing bis ship's papers to the ollice of the North Gorman Lloyd line today. That the test to establish the status of two per cent beer mlder the prohibitory law will be made soon was the statement 10 tho Hoi aid this morning hy J. Stokes, lessee of Iho Alezaudra and Letii-, bridge hotels, in the city today. It nad been intended that the Umpire hotel In Calgary would make; the test, but so far, for reasons of import- ance, there have been no -sales of temperance beer in anyfbotel iu the Huns Realize Critical Position London, July Frankfurter Zeitung in an editorial review of the situation, according to an Amsterdam dispatch, says: "We all know that our position is critical and we depend more than ever on the su- periority of our leadership. What is important now is the proper utiliza- tion of our forces, which calls for weighty consideration. "The immense responsibility devolving upon our staff in the west is terrible, but our fortress is firm." Paris, July French advanced their line south of the Somme today a mile and hull', capturing the Gennan third positions along a length of three and a half miles, ami are now within a mile'ot Peronne. French, critics believe that the cap- ture ol' Peronne now is a question almost of hours. Two Armies Co-operate London. July two armies co-operated yesterday in striking out [at their junction halt way between the north bank of the Somme near Maricourt and the town of Combles. The junction ot the two armies, as the ;hown they well knew, and have is necessaril province. different of the clause the which Interpretation, reads: "The fact of any person, not being a vendor, keeping up any sign, writing printing, or other mark, 111 or near to his "house, or premises, or having such house fitted up with a bar or other place containing bottles or casks displayed so as to induce a reasonable belief that liquor-may be lawfully purchased in such house or premises, or that liquor is soid or served therein, or that there is on such premises more liquor than Is reasonably required for such person and his 'family, not exceeding one quart of spirits and two gallons of malt liqnor. shall be deemed-prima facie evidence of the unlawful sale and keeping for sale and having and keeping of liquor by such person." The interpretation ot' the above clause Is taken by the hotolmen to mean that they will he prosecuted if they make a show of selling two per cent beer, but in order to get a con- viction under Iho act it would linvo to be' clearly proven that liquor not allowed by.the act, was sold over the bar. CAPT. HUTCHINSON 'ormerly International Ilarvcs tcr Company. LIEUT. E. L. BUCKWELL High River LIEUT. R. S. HICKS Late of the Bank ot Commerce, Gleichen. makes complete o ordination of aterday's successful operations all -the more praiseworthy. The seizure the opportunity to strike out here while the Germans were pre-occupied to the northwest also shows the gen- Prominent Speakers at Christian Church Say U. S. Should Have Joined War Little activity Is noted in the re- cruiting Most of the recruiting agents are out on the streets bustling to get men. They are going after it hard this week, es- "Roosevelt was right when he said we should have taken part in this said A. McKenzie Meldrum, chancellor of the- University of Spo- kane, one of the educational institu- tions of tiic Church of Christ, in the United States, at the concluding con- vention meeting of the Churches of Christ in AlbcKR last evening. Mr. Meldrum was speaking of tiic need of education in present times, and had alluded to Wilson's actions in calling round him such men as Hell and Edi- son when Germany was threatening last winter. The men of education are the natural leaders of the world, for brains plus brawn are greater than brawn alone. And in conclud- ing his remarks, lie said, "Britain will will. She must win, and to do so she has called round her to direct the war the scientists and educated men wiio are able to checkmate every move of the enemy. Pray God the old flag will come through the great conflagration without the stain of defeat or dishonor." The sermon last night was preached Carmangay, July to the total of taken in, with not one speculator in the crowd buying or bidding, was the rerrtarkable result of the auction sale of school lands held here on Saturday, in the Oddfel- lows' hail. The land all to farmers of this district and others from outside who intend to settle here. This is some indication of how prosperous conditions are in tliis part of the country. At one time during the sale there were 50 autos lined up outside of the hall. There were over 200 farmers in attendance at the sale. There were KO parcels, mostly of 160 acres each, offered for sale, and 99 of these were sold. The high- est price paid was an acre, bought by G. F, Smith. The land is two mjles from Champion. The average price paid for the land, which is all good, was This is about the biggest average price ever paid in any school land sale in tite west. The land is all well situated in the area east from Carmangay to Travers and Enchant and north to ,a line half way between Carman- gay and Vulcan, taking in the Champion district, running also 12 miles to the west of Cham- pion. The greater part of the land was bought at the upset and all bought by farmers who will put the land under cultiva- tion next year. eral direction ot the offensive is es- .remely awake. The situation of tho allies on the narrow strip along the laft bank of the Sonimo was by no means satisfac- tory and it was to maintain tills ad- vantage and themselves from danger- ous Hank attacks that the Germans had strengthened the defences of Hardecourt. Nevertheless, such was the weight of their preparatory can- nonade that the French infantry, emerging from the trenches in Fa- vieres wood, northeast of Maricourt. had got possession of Hardecourt and Hill No. 239, Immediately to the north of the hamlet, within 30 minutes. Meanwhile, the British were advanc- ing eastward from Montauhan along the -Combles road and the narrow- gauge railway which runs from Mon- taiiban to the village of Guillemont, past the south side of the two woods divided by Hill No. 160, which is one of the most elevated points of the re- gion. Both woods, called Bernafay and Trones, were strongly held, but In both the effected a lodgement, seizing 'also the farm to the southeast of the latter. Thus hy noon the allied front had been pushed forward three-quarters of a mile from the former British position and as much to the northward from previous French positions. New Attack by French Paris, July new attack was launched in the Champagne district lodge was nem lasc eve..- by the French last night. The war church where Hev.' Mr'.' office today announced the capture sermon, trenches over a front of 500 metres. Somme front the French _ ie of German positions In the Mr out t'n'elact Unit j nrig'hborbood of In this sec- ini. n ___ Qcn IVPT-P r Rev. Denoon in Sermon to the Does Some Plain Derooir preached a special sermon, trenches o' There was nol a very iargu attend- On tiic ance of members of the order. Rev., took a line FORtPJtEMBH Is there still just a possibility that Lethbridge .till get some kind of ley need their leave Earcce. Tiic which may ho it battery took Ihey one man this morning, C. R. Mason, a native of Australia, who is now ranching near Ensign. The sermon ast nignt was ne-icuL-u bv Grant K Lewis, secretary of the gravity line for supplying the city American Christian Missionary Board Uvitu pure water? While it is true who is particularly interested in the lhat commissioners Grace and Free- work being done by I man are busy gathering data on which the' and its growth cost Of installing, the gallon REPORT STILL DELAYED Ottawa, July of the Meredith-Duff commis- sion is not likely to be made public before Thursday