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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 11, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUMli Jl IA NTMBKR 17 RUSSIANS TAKE CITY OF HALICZ MANY FACING A REVOLT Points for Whidi Russians FoughtTwo Years Ago Have Been Front Peu s etrated foiDepth of Six Miles on Wide Front by ol Enemy via the advices received here in dicate lhat the situation in Ger many is very If the Lib eral factions do not succeed in their parliamentary alms there are predictions here that troubfe will The Danish newspapers openly discuss the possibility of o German The Ger man censorship of which the general staff has has al ways been very Dur ing the first days of the present crisis even alarming telegrams were allowed to pass bJt since yesterday all private and press dispatches have been stopped and only insignificant official state ments trying to gloss over the sit uation have arrived A GliEAT AMOUNT OF WAR MATERIAL AND GUNS TAKEN July the stra tegic hey tc capital of GaUi has been eajilured by Rus says a dispatch rora Heulers Petrograd C3 mites southeast ot Lcmberg on tbe Dniester Is an important rail way and the most Important hey to the Galician Hallcz was the center of much heavy fighting last but the Kussians ailed to take Halicz after engaging in ous bailies Marlampol and Monas and forcing the AuslroGer inans to retire between the Sclota Li pa and the September Italics was bombarded by the Russian artillery but attempt E to storm the town were The fall of Halicz probably will mean lhat the A ustro Germans must retire from the present line along Jhe Ztota Lipa from northwest of Halicz through IJrzezany and ZlochofT to in order to protect The next line in the rear of Uie Zlota Lipa is the Gnfla LI Russias armies have broken the AustrnGcrman Hue in the Halica Slants au one of the most Itn pUrtanf on eastern front and tlio Hessian advance Tho froGerman forces already have with drawn beyond tbe Lomnica about 10 miles west of which was otcupieil Sunday by the Russians under General Tbe Rus sians liavc taken four more Tillages s of prison Noble Adds to Big Holdings By Purchasing Acres Of Famous Cameron Ranch and increase luore field euns and other war mater ial i Another big land deal in Southern Alberta in thrt biggest deal vhith lias been recorded for some was completed by wire this morning from New through briuye and whereby Noble of ihe Noble adds the have JWW atonic lines to a depth raiuh inmilei aha botween from trated the Teui of nearly seven Stanislau anl Halicz they have widen ed their In their apparently made r the la nOrlheast of the the Cameron al an average price above an This which has been pending The Noble purchase Includes the following sections of tlie ranch In township range IS sections Sr IdrcefiuarJcrs in one quarter in all of 27 and 28 and Ihreequar tors in In township range 19 East half of section all of sections 11 12 soutli half of all of 23 24 and all of 35 and Noble hss little to say regard ing the plans for Ins new but it s understood that it will be ndminisUred along the same lines as his other big farms are now op HARDENS NEWS PAPER July Die Mnklnlliati Harclens imrjlicatfau now ims Ijcon IreFsetl for the remainder ol Ihe according o he Her tin Hcrr Harden has been mobilized under the aux iliary ciii law and will he employed as n military concentrate Artillery on Yprcs hl Subsequent Rush CiuTj 1101 Yawls of teaching Yscr Canal Enemy Driv en Out of Some of the Captured FRKXCII REPULSE ANOTHER STRONG IITJX ATTACK AGAINST THEIR LINES and lhat much of it wit be tion of Ihe Cameron which Is brought under cultivation sooner or for speculative purposes by Nobles total holdings arc now land at two me in nn ihn farm to make a s Lukovitza nnd the It Is prob able they may entrench on the west bank of the Pursuit Though tlie mines have been la op eraHon more thana very few tbc Cameron Last On the east farm men who not present lo go down it was decided lo put the are S7GO the ivest farm 2000 djy have on tbo comtirising over two on the I on the Riverside farm at Car1 W a t I telegram received general and already sections of have been disposed in small hold igs much of it lo farmers already in Ihe licia contfr the sti confirme1 uit of theenbmy in Ga the With the purchase by The can lure key to ans t Hal Ibis UrEe tlie ranch Isl ha3 neari a11 olr an all o on Barons farm 12SO on the Whitney farm 1140 and OB the Cameron just apd on the ryranch 2000 a tutal in of which 9700 acres ers and more than SO p so be brought under cultivation are in crop this Dropped Bombs on Warships in Constantinople Harbor And on the City July raid on the enemy fleet off Constantinople was announced in a statement of iho Britishwar Bombs were dropped on the Turkish cruiser Ywiiz Sultan formerly the German cruiser The announcement report hns noea receiver from the in the castor Mediterranean lhat Monday night a fiUCCCEEfu was carried out b the Royal Naval air service againsl ttie Turkish German fleal lying off Constantinople tlie Golden Ilor When the surrounded by war including submarines hud been located nn attack was made from height 800 Direct hits were obtained on the Goehen and on other enemy ships near Bifj explosions took place on board them and severa firca were Tlie war office also was altncKCi nnd n direct hit was Tin enemy appeared to have been complet cly surprised as until the bombs hat been dropped no antiair craft batter Ics opened Our forces returnei safely without any stric order dealing ciVcjre of in formation hnsitcuh issued to Canai It speaks of the criminal foil of a few individuals who communfcat information to relatives and friends i believing tlio satiio will treated NEW WHEAT HEADED Moose July sam plo of Neiv Wonder clalme to ho superior to Marquis whca headed out and 36 Inchca in heigh is ahowi sampr Kxcelda flax was 17 inches NO EXPERIENCE 16 ASKED NOW i July J have been notified that cjper I tentfe overseas is not now req I ulred from those applying for7 commissions Iho flying 9 t Deserter Is Murdered Medicine July A de serter named Rosenfelder was sVict and killed by Ferdinand a farmer in the Norton sonlfi of enlisted over a year ago in Calgary but later skipped the He came back a few weeks ago and was nabbed by the police but escaped afjain and for several days had been terrorizing Norton Tht exact circum stances of the shooting are not Ettrcwn except that Rosenfelder was shot through the An inquest will be July gigantic hi vrliich tbe Germans used igainat London on June and July measure n feet 8 Inches across he arc 40 feet S inches Larry two Mercedes molofs of a total if 520 and have two p tellers They never were lower nan but looked on account of their Even if one illot is killed by shrapnel these nachlnea ore not put out of as hey carry than one pilot That iltltudo Is within range of the London amiafrcratt Dlb 01 MiffHUt AT m mm Committees Now Working Will Be In Charge of Ray Knight Spcctnl 10 HIP Hernia July are under way for the big stampede to be held In Ma grain in connection ivllli the Agricultural Fair on August 10 and A public meeting was held in the town liall and com mittees were appointed as follows general John Lou Urad Iloss and Mclntyre Vdvertising Karrcn Steelc The whole affair will managed by Ray Knight Ray Knight has offered to do ill he can to make ita A car of posts lias been ordered and as soon as they arrive the men will be Jishetl turn out and help build the A meeting of the committees directors of the Agricultural Kociclj wfll held on Wednesday night to appoint other commit tee 3 and mafc further Everybody boos for the fotg stampede and fair nnd nl roads will lead lo Magralli on August 10 and Union July outlook for of a union gov ernment between the Conserva tives and the conscription Liber als looks brighter today than at any inns since Sir Robert Garden opened negotiations with Sir Wil frid Laurier for a The union has not actually been con summated negotiations have gone so far now that there is good reason to believe they will be suc All thrcemiues at Lethbridge arc running with about onethird of he men really necessary or the de sired output Orders for coal are pouring One mine already has enough orders on hand tokeen its present crew of min ers going tilt the last of September without acceptingany new So far no announcement has been made by Commissioner Armstrong o plans to increasethe supply of mine are cry ling foiinen ip the hopethatsome thing will be done in time to avert a famine In the prairie pro TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL CALLS FOR INCREASED PENSIONS July a meellng the Trades and Labor Council bold a resolution wa passed calling upon liie Dominion government to increase tbe minimum pension paid soldiers totally iuca pacilaled to and to tbj same amount to widows of soldier killed In Ifio wanThe resolution to be sent lo tbe proper departmen at SIR HENRY DRAYTON RETURNS THE CHEQUE July Norlhern railway system gross earn nnriotl an Increaseof July Regarding tbe Dutch ministers statement to Ihe press at Washington cab ied regarding exports of The Netherlands in dairy that most of those go to England and some to Ihe Times obtain ed following official Dutch fig ures published in Holland For the first quarter of the exports of Dutch daify products were to mElric Ions ings for week ending July for corresponding last yuar ton3 3 tons 4G17 Lethbridge Gives an Enthusiastic Welcome to the Calgary Autoists B Escorted by 20 Lqthbrlilgo ihe naisire of a surprise th the Cal whlch went ouf as far as gary tourists and grratty did it ploaso Of Dutch cheese and Germany received last year ops England Last year Germanyreceived tons of potatoes and tons of meat nun Holland England of lotatoca and tons of Comment seems 25 miles to meet and greeted tn ho city by throngs of peo ple on the nnd tooting horns j and IS cars of tho Cal gary auto club completed the to reached he city last evi cnlng fit much later than they had nl first In view of this tho details of the welcome plan fo be cut nnrt n speech by of Was the only formality after the wel comeby the party left ftt eight Medicine Two Calgdry cara fumed bacfc north of Vulcan and did not cAhiptate the The othera and south of High River were Joined who accompanied them to Lothtittlgii and the In addition to tlila farge number of ridge en thus I tsts Ihe Calgary to Hal this Met at Nobleford Initial the Lelh bridgo nuto club at in The Lethhrldge cara were drawn up across tbc road at Noble ford ami as soon as the Calgary parly was Ihe tooting oE horns be gan and a noisy reception was given Tbc Ford service car loaded cohl liquid refreshment bad been brought out from Lctbbridge between the thirs ty Calgary crowd partook of Ihesn with a gusto that was delightful lo The return trip from Noble ford mad6 with as II was nine betofo the party Icfl Calgar and Lclhbriilge cars Iho two pathfinder cars Mayor Hardle following In a big new Sluflebafcer driven by John nnd with Mayor Costello as ills Green acted as pathfinder for ihe Lethbrldgfj strung out In propor I made a line over two miles and presented n great sfgfitjwlth all headlights flashing along Ihe trails ICONTIXUFTD ON PAGE July For his services iu investigating Ihe Canadian railway prob nnd compiling lie Yeport tbe government sent Sir Henry Dray ton a cheque for tbe same amount as was paiu1 his fellow com presi dent of York Central am IL financial cs p The cheque wa s re turned by Sir Henry lo Ihe government with a lellcr stat ing that In Ibis limo of nat ional lie could not see his way clear lo accent re miiherallon beyond his lar salary if additional labor placed upon July enemy pene ated British positions In Belgium on fronl of HOO yards lo a deptb of says a statemenl issued by ie nrilisb war office In their dvnnce tbe Germans reached the gbt bank of the Yser near the lie attack followed a 23hour bom irdment iu which the defense In the unes section near the coast were The sector was isolated by le destruction of bridges over the Tho announcement follows After very Intense bombardment lasting 4 houre tbe enemy made a determiu d attack on our posdions on the Nieu ort front yesterday at Ow ns to the concentrated and heavy n ure of the enemys artillery fire tbe efecses in Ihe dunes sector near the oast were levelled and this sector was Isolated by the destruction olj bridges across tha river The succeeded penetrat ing our positions here on a front ot yards nnd to a depth tbiis reaching tha rfgbt of tbe river Yser near tlie Further opposite Lombaertj aftor ealnlne temporarily of our advanced the enemyh was driven back to Ms lines a counter Prlsonera July th prisoners have been taten by the man marine corps In tba Yser dfstj trlct of army headqvartera announced Were Repulfiftd July Germans mado an attack last nigbt la the WoeTre north cf Flirey todays official ment saya they were EARTHQUAKE AT SAMOA July A dJs patch from Fiji says damage has hcen caused in tfie Samoan Islands a severe earthquake and tidal The Friendly Islands also have experienced an earth A REICHS1AG July via July 10r The situation is Tlie ten sion if anything Is more The session of tbe Keichstag was rather perfunctory Chief Interest centered aljoul au animated meeting of the main committee during which Chancellor Von BelhmaimHollweg took the floor While discussions were confiden tial it is generally believed the four party coalition has not yet decided on the final draft of the ering war activities and electoral re No session of the Hciclistag will be held on as that day Js to he devoted to a further significant ses sion of tbe main and meet ings of the various party According to the summary or the Chancellors speech before the main committee published In the Lofcal Anziger of he said We must continue the war with our whole I do not deny that VrQ havegreat difficulties to ov but liavc our We shall see whether difficulties or ours aro 1 am sure we can win if we hold TB80NIOSUY IB Bl BIG Silt Men Moneyiw Million People Walk To Work July threaleneti strike of the Toronto street railway conductors and materlaliz eil tins morning at Nego tiations yesterday had no result and at a mass meeting of tbe employees ivhtch began at the Siar theatre at 1651 voted to strike find only 73 opposed the ctYfc system and the radial lines are running but these do not serve the center of the On over 100 miles there cars running wlitjis usually the days1 work calls into service over 600 cara carrying half a million passengers with minimum daily receipts of The men are striking for an crease of 10 cents an hour and better The d to conductors and motormca isVt JO cents and tha ernpIoyMs aek The company offered an Increase oj two cents an Hot Experienced Over Hie South A Few Local Rainfalls With the mercury bordering on 90 Jlore rftlu fell nt the Kxpnrlmenla July Ger man submarine of the most modern ypc floating a short distanct off tlio Irish every member of Ihe crew having been was re cently ricked aBritishpalro lioat nnd towed to according to the captain of a British steamer which arrived at fl gull port Tho hatches were down when the party from a patrol boat bosrded Iho undersea MARKETS tpot Wheat 234 Local Track 213 October Wheat Local Track Oats pals October Flax 200 66 WEATHEK Low Fine and 82 62 Southern Alberta is cxpor encing Hie holiest week of the Citizens arc nnd rushing he man to The ice cream parlors are doing great business and even Iho two per bstr slanrts arc tbiiiking of the rosy timed when real beer was on Hut while the weather Is very some relief fa being afforded by thn thunderstorms which pass over some partof the district every South ern Alberta is In the midst of the hall the excessive licat being the Last evening a very heavy hall storm did considerable damage through the district south and west of Hail Is doing more damage thlg week than it did when Lethbrldgc The wheat la now heading anrt although few total losses by hall are being he hail insurance companies arc hav ing an one of Ilic heaviest rnlna of the season last night the lime a few drops foil Homo hail wasmUcd the rain at Coaldixlo but no was farm limn in the being record ed The rain was very light ttl Taber and east along the but along the Foremost branch gooil show m Inly much difii culty Is anticipated in connecllon the passage of the conscription till tlirotigh tiie senate yhen it teaches the upper house at the end of the present or early next Three government supporters Senators BeauMen i ami are expected to op pose the but on the other hand it will get considerable support Liberal members o the The upper house pass the In les than a Senator Cho qtiette lias already announced that will move au amendment calling tor n referendum ami It will receive siilorable support hut will not On Iho commons ntdc ol parltammt it la alter tho dbnoMI of the conscription the Some districts are sonio ers were agnin Mwlicine lint j tion to extend the 1fe of parliament recorded pVectpitaUon lasl will be Iho next order of While tlio feeling g growing that a coalition of some nnyyct he Ihe majority of members be ileve tbat general lically I extent In lack of and this covers the majority of Hip railway huve bncn well supplied with showers mid cropsare making almost abnormal Oats arc all In the boot and in some cases are The citys cropat Henderson Park Is heading out Alfalfa Culling Cutting of alfalfa In Ihe Irrigation district east of the city has The crop ia very heavy and Is being saved In good AlfalVt oh dry land Is practically all cut and Timothy cutting siftrl the latler part of next Repcrls from Iincher Creek and Olds Indlcatethat thehay in those districts arc not up Iv Hie usual ami hay farmers In tnis district are look ing for a pricey COMPLAINT AGAINST CURTIS July al complaint against the Curtis ff Publishing Company was is sued today by Federal trade charging tin fair business practices and stir Stifling of competition by refus hife to sell I lie Saturday Even Ing Post lo dealers hAndlhig COmpelltprs ;