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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 12, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta 'VOLUME VHI. LETKBRIDGE. ALBERTA. MONDAY, JULY 12, till 5 NUMBER 178 Admit That Attacks in Woevre District Were Repulsed by French London, July. fighting in several sectors of the front in France 1ms resulted In n change of ground at one important point, where the Germans won a victory. They a cemetery at Souchex, the possession of which has long been contested. German headquarters report a sur- prise attack near Alsace, resulting in the capture of a French position along a 500-yard front. The captors retir- ed voluntarily ,to their o'id line of trenches, the official statement says, taking some prisoners with them. German attacks, which I'olldwed vio- lent cannonading in the Woovre reg- ion were jepulsed. Austrian: Repulsed The Teutonic and Russian armies are in an apparent deadlock south of Luhlin, where the northward sweep of the Anstro-Germans ivas halted last week. Petrograd reports continued fight- ing along the front, extending from Josefow on the Vistula to Bychawa, SCENE OF TEKKIBLE TROLLEY ACCIDENT ON FAMOUS HEKJIITK ITALIANS NEARING TRIESTE London, July suc- cesses along the Austro-ltalian front are reported by the Italian army headquarters in the dis- tricts where the Italian forces are engaged in an effort to clear the road to Trieste. A number oi wool buyers returned from the north Friday where they have been looking over the compara- tively small clip. Several carloads of wool were bought at about the same prices as the southern SalllU (JLIUCA an LIll. OUUUUV..I1 ,.vju.. 1C. Firth, representing the Jere- approximately 30 miles to the east-1 Co. ol Boston, pur- ward. The Austrians have again be-j two cars aj Cluny, on the come aggressive here, according to jjassano line, paying 28c per pound. The wool is said" to be of exception- ally line quality and tfio price is the highest naid so far this vear. Emil come aggress Hie Russian statement, but their at- tacks were repulsed. Reason for Halt Unofficial dispatches from Austrian headquarters contain the statement that the German forces halted north of Krasnic, .because the object of the campaign against Lamberg, had been attained, with the rapture of that and the establishment of strong defensive positions to the northeast. To Recruit Here For 63rd. Infantry Recruiting for the infantry for the Medicine Hat company of the new 63rd Battalion of Edmonton, will be conducted in the city on Thursday of this week, by Captain Ji. H. David- son of Jisdicine Hat. Recruiting will open at 8 a.m: The place of recruit- ing will be iin'nqunced later. highest paid so far this year. Nilssou left for Montana this morn- ing. He was also north, but though! only 5000 pounds. P. V. Lewis was at Bassano yesterday, looking over Hay Knight's wool. E. M. McCrady, representing Van couver interests, has bought, the Bradshaw clip, which together with several smaller cliyis, aggregate 'fleeces which at seven pounds per fleece amounts to nearly ihs The average price was 25ic per Ib. KITCHENER TO BOTHA London, July Capetown dis pntch to-Renter's Telegram Co., says that Kitchener, cabling to Gen- eral Botha his congratulations for his "masterly conduct of the campaign and brilliant adds: "We shall warmly welcome you South Africans who can come over to join us." AlHed Troops Engaged in In- cessant Fighting Here Since May 1st Don't forget the socks sick soldiers. The bags arc- in the stores, 'and we should see lhat thoy are filled up during the week. Remember woollen socks are not wanted. The Alexander Gait Chapter, I.O.D.E., has made a donation of to this very worthy cause. 'f Now, let us all tlo "our bit. v A .3, .3, fj ff Local Men Tour South and See Splendid Crops Premier Borden on the trip to' the Canadian troops in France. After a three-day auto trip through the country southeast of the city, Messrs. S. S. Dunham, second vice- president of the. U.F.A., and chair- man of the Rural Relations commit- tee of the Lethbridge Board of Trade, and G: R. Marnoch president of the Board of Trade returned to the city on Saturday full of optimism regard- ing the great crop, which, frcm all in- dications, will set Alberta farmers on their feet again, and do much toward bringing back the days of prosperity. Messrs. Dunham and Marnoch went east from Lethbridgo via Taber to Grassy Lake, and thence south to "Foremost, where a TJ.F.A. meeting was held. The Foremost farmers are most optimistic regarding crop pros- pects, .hut are.worrying about the ele- vator facilities. Mr. Marnoch heard many questions among the farmers as to how the tre- mendous crop was to be handled at Foremost if the steel was not con- nected .up to the east. However, it is almost certain that the elevator ser- vice at Foremost fill be greatly in- creased before the harvest. From Foremost the antoists went to Altorado, where a largely attended meeting of the B.F.A. was addressed by both Lethbrldge men. They found the farmers in this district very pro- gressive and husiness'iike. Parts of the country between Altorado and Lucky Strike, which was next visited, have been touched by hail, but no ma- terial damage has been reported. From Lucky Strike east to Warner, the crops were .uniformly excellent, as also from Warner north to Lethbridge. Mr. Marnocti tiian -pleased with the look of the wheat, which he described as being in- a very strong and healthy condition. NORRIS DENIES HOWDEN'S TALE OF DEAL FOR SAW-OFF PRINCIPAL LLOYD DELIVERS SPEECH AGAINST LIQUOR "The hotels are sick. We're going to perform an operation on Ihem on the 21st of operation for ap- we're going to cut off that appendix, the said Profes- sor Lloyd, principal of the Anglican Uollege at Saskatoon, speaking to a large audience last night in the Ma- jectis theatre. Principal Lloyd dealt with prohibition from the religious viewpoint, as well.as from the eco- nomic and practical, and his remarks were well received by an. attentive audience. J. D.. Hlginbotham was chairman, and introduced the speaker after the singing of "Onward, Christ- ian Soldiers" by the audience, led by the Salvation Army Band. Principal Lloyd's opening point :was that there was no quarrel be- tween the hotelmen and the temper- ance workers, tie' had nothing ag- ainst the hotelmen, and declired that the temperance people as a body had the aim of the temperance movement to reform the hotels and make them respectable fllacea which the general public could patron- ize with respectability. The bar is the one thing which, according to the London, July dispatch to the Times from Paris says that the battle north of Arras con- tinues. Its intensity and duration make it notable. On a front of barely ten miles hundreds of thousands of men have been al- most incessantly engaged since the 1st of May in attack and de- fence of the watershed from which flow the tributaries of the Scheldt into the great plain of Flanders. Sam Hughes Has: Reached England Montreal, Que., July General Sam Hughes, minister of Mil- tia, and members of his staff, arriv- ed at Liverpool, yesterday afternoon, and reached London late last night, says the Gazette's London ccrrea- londant. General Hughes was met at I iuonpague, lormer Liverpool by Lie.ut.-Co1. Garnett I Works, has received orders to report Hughes, his sou: General Carson of Montreal, .and Lieut.-Col. McBainr Jlajor-General Hughes, who is'stop- ping at the Savoy, where Sir Robert 3orden.is also a guest, said the party had' enjoyed a pleasant voyage Pontiff to Issue Statement De- ploring Hun Methods of Warfare U. S. Preparing New Note to Germany Which May Lead to Severance of Re- lation Between the Two Nations Washington, D.C.. July Work was begun today by Secre- tary Lansing on a draft of the note to be sent to the German government, expressing the atti- tude which the United States will take toward Germany's submarine warfare and as it affects the rights of neutrals. No intima- tion is obtainable ae yet as to the course which the American gov- ernment will follow, but there is every indication in official quart- ers that the relations between Germany and the United States have become so strained ss to make it necessary to weigh care- fully the phraseology of the com- munication and to measure fully the responsibility and conse- quences which may be required by its contents. That there is to be no surrend- er of American rights in the new note is practically certain, ac- cording to the view taken by of- ficials thus far, and It is also as- sured that the German proposals for immunity of the American passenger ships not carrying contraband, will be rejected. Just what steps will be taken by the United States as a result of Ger- many's failure to disavow the sinking of the Lusftanla is most uncertain. It is this loss of one hundred American lives, for which Germany has disclaimed rwpon- has brought the sit- uation to a grave and critical point. London. July correspondent oi the Daily Chronicle in a despatch today from' northern France, July says: "Vatican correspond- ents declare that the pontificial sec- retary oi state is about to publish two documents of great interest to the Allies One of these, addressed to Eneland convoy's the Pope's ex-: tangible evidence of precautions plicit condemnation of the sinking oi j which the government is taking ag- the Lusitariia anil the use of poison- ainst the presence of German sun- ous gases as wholly contrary to'marines on. the Atlantic coast Is the Christian morality. The other, clcs-1 notification to mariners by the Mar- I'-The Canadian' lined for Belgium', brands the Get-line department iu roiioft suspicious- 1111. _r Thp rfiaflS! Warned to Watch For Enemy Craft on Coast Ottawa, Out., Julj Ottawa, July casualties now' exceed the lu.uuu mart The lists received up to 10 ly opposed-to the ethics 01 the Cath- "doc'k the grand total1, olfc Hrm hope ian TilIlCu I0i UtlglUlll, Ultima .tin- i utc violin v 10 tibfl man violation of neutrality as equal- ookiiig craft. The notice reads: 1 ._______1 4... nf itiu Pn til- "Til a Of nil -VRSS61E up to .0083 the" Itets'To come for; the restoration of .in today are unusually slim the little nation... 000 mark will be passed. One-third j 01 the first overseas expeditionary! force of men, is now of action, the k.Ued numbeiing 1720, the wounded 6507 and the missing 1810. that heroic ARMY POST GIVEN 1 TO DR. MONTAGUE -.-Winnipeg, Man., .I.uly Dr. Montague, former minister of Public Asquith Blocks Talk of Trouble in British House General Hughes accompany to the director-general of the Canad- ian medical department, London, for sen-ice. After a further rest of a few weeks at Kenora, he will, if phy- sically, able, leave for London. He has been given the rank of major, with the honorary rank of colonel. Dr. Montague has two sons with the sec- ond contingent. London, July the Bri- tish Parliament, Premier Asquith declared .that the discussion of the shell controversy and the dif- ferences between the Minister of Munitions, David. Lloyd George, and the former Minister of War, Viscount [Haldanej would be detri- mental to: the best interests of the nation. He decliped to satisfy members who submitted ques- tions. Winnipeg, July' Liberal i defence'in the matter of the ctmges of the bargain between the political] patties in Manitoba involving it w as alleged by C. P. Fullerton on behalf1 of the fourteen private Conservative members of the legislature, a con- siderable sum of money, was con eluded at. 12 o'clock today after Pre- mier Norris had emphaticall} denied that fie had any knowledge of the transactions which had heen told of by other witnesses. The commission then adjourned until Friday In' the meantime the counsel will be able to refresh their memories from the thousand or so pages tak- en, anil the argument- will probabl) I take the greater part of one i With this over, the commission w ill report within thirty days. Norris' Evidence Hon. T. C. Norris was called as first witness today. He denied trat rs w he had been a .parly to ncgotia tions relating to the saving oil of election protests or that be had au thorized William Chambers to acl for tuo une UMUB -wureii, tctuiumg LU William Chambers to ac.l loro speaker places a stigma on hotels and h-Ir or for park in hotel keepers, and' five years from .He denied that he now the hotelmen will, thank the tem- rfiHiam Chambers was recelv- j with any means at his disposal, in- timatin'g that some Liberals might he involved. Hon. Edward Brown, provincial treasurer, and James H. Ashdown. a well known merchant here, briefly declared that they as members oi the committee in charge of the Liberal election protests, had gnen no for any arrange- vessels iiavi- waters, are ;aung in warned as to keeping "The masters of all ;ating in Canadian first, a sharp look-out and reporting any, suspicious craft they may sight. "Small fishing and coasting ves- sels are particularly urged at once to report any such craft to the nearest customs office, for transmission by telegraph on the east coast to Gap- tain in charge of Halifax dockyards, an'd on the to tendent, (Esquimau Brti tisir Columbia." Washington, Ctoiizalcs hai. according to information Carranza officials to American .con- sular officers at Vera "Cruz tonight No details were given in the mes- sage, which reached here late to- night, but the aducos were regarded as probably correct, as the Carranza forces had been reported earlier In the dav as in the outsidr- districts of the city' itself. Whether any ifighting took 11 ace in the streets or the pata fortes had W22 not stated. gnen no for any arrange- formations and its ment that thei be discontinued. They I jj B Dov.lmg Dominion also denied evidence which, connected accompanicd S E them with the-alleged disposal of the seoloEltal office at d em w e-aged dispo money which Chambers received. They were' not cross-examined. Cora Hind Visits West to See Crops Miss Cora Hind agricultural edlt- I or of the Manitoba I rce Press, and declared to be the ''best judge oi I crop conditions oi anj man in the west IMS m the cib Saturday on ,a toui of the countlv lor the Free Press crop report w Inch is probably the most r liable estimate oi crops To look over the soliiiiern part of mci- with respect to its goo- its geography geograph- ti'e "geol'ograr'office "at Calgary ar- med in the citv Saturday The; will nuke i ethbudge then headquar- ters ami will be here for about two weeks while looking oter the land m this Mcimtv Mr DOM 1ms will Par- ticularl, the artesian warning the district southeast of the city and will look over the prospects lor drill-, ing more The veils in the of Foremost and Taber will he Msit- ed bv him He visit the oil wells' in the Lethbridge field and :will eparme awaited, responses from the British steamships Northhead and Baron Napier, laden, with mules for the British army and. now off the South Atlantic coast, to warning v, irelessed to them to -watch, out for bombs in their holds. .Both, vessels sailed from New Orleans. July, 9 the Northhead for D.ublto and Belt fast, via Norfolk, and the ier direct for onmouth The warning was flashed out broadcast over the sea from the Ar- lington, wireless station night, following the receipt bj Secretary, Daniels of a telegram from a kewi Orleans newspaner stating that let. ter to toat paper from a person who signed himself as ing that explosives lad been- ulaceol aboard the two vessels The writer of the letter also de- clared his intention of killing J P< Morgan and Sir Cecil Spring-Rice, and complete the work of Ericbi Muenter, Mho committed suicide re- centl} after wounding Mr Morgan, and with whom, he SITS, he a partnership in an effort to keep United States out of the war The letter also warned persons who had friends or relatives aboard the Northhead and Baron Napier to natach for reports from those sels The Northhead is not equipped, with wireless, but should reach Nor. folk tomorrow, where she snoulfl re- icport on them to the government Ire dnclopments m irrigation also mtacsl Mi Dowliug although that is not strath in his department Mr. Uuwling referred to perance forces for killing the bar. Dr. Lloyd devoted 'considerable his time to refuting 'the arguments advanced by A. C. Windle, editor of the Chicago Iconoclast, whom, he claims, the liquor ..forces have im- ported to attempt the act. The speaker violently denounced Windle, alleging that he is of pro- German sentiment and an atheist, and his sarcastic references to Windle's statements provoked mirth among he audience. A' ..Principal Lloyd sarcastically referr- ed" to Windle as the very kind of man they could, expect the liquor men to. bring to show the way to Canadians in {he matter ot the liquor .business. The speaker also denounced in scath- ing terms the action of the liquor men King George Back from Visiting Fleet London, Julv belief the British navy will win fresh the gab els "whenever the dav otj batWe is expressed iby King (Continued ing any money, and he denied the statement of'Hon. J. H Howflen former attorney general, who swore that Norris told him anj arr-uiRC- ment Chambers made would he all right. Mr. Norris declared that Chambers' name was not mentioned in any conversation with Mr How don. Howden was in court and heard this evidence, but vv is not call cd to" the stand again.' Premier Norris told of the interviews with SirTvodmond Rolilin regarding the election protests bargain. Hot Words With Kellv Thomas Kelly, the contractor, in- terviewed' the new premier shortly after He took office, said Mi Norris w-anted a confidential, interview, but Mr. Norris refused. Kell) said il he had to. fight lie would fight hard and 1. She stated the well that happy sUte of thaw g convinces me that whenever the der as that at Koic nost ed well adv mrcd jjiss Hind was unable to make tour of this district, but received ol battle conies mv havy cral big wells have been tapped ae o triumphs to 'its old and, glort; traditionsi" coal deposits in the river valley here full report. of conditions from W. H. WEATHER Hijih Low Forecast. Fill and 70 41 moderately Fairfie'ld'. whom "she visited at the cxpeiimcntal firm during her short stav bhe left on Sunday for Glaresholm where she will make a general survej of the crop conditions WHAT BOTHA CAPTURED Pretoria, July an- nouncement is made here that 3370 ;enemi suive) ui tjiu ui-uy She will return to Lethbridge later nouncement is mane here tut anil in the season, Germans, ot whom 201 surrendered to the British mrmy General Botha, which now cohplt dominates German Southwest Arr General Botha's forces p field guns ud 22 nuchlne ;