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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 12, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta 1Pa% MetaH {VOLUME X. LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA, THURSDAY, JULY 12, I'M7 NUMBER 179 IS TIED UP IN E Greater Quantities of Produce Thau Ever Now Tied up in Cold Storage Plants. Ottawa, July 12.-A statement allowing tlio quantities of moats, eggs, nnd dairy products Ifold by cold storage enmpunies in Canada on July 1st Inst, lins beon issued by the acting commissioner of tlio cost, of living. This statement is based upon returns sent in by two-thirds of tho companies of Canada, showing tho amounts of goods which are their own property and the stock held for others. The figures are: Butter, 4,306,685 pounds, as compared with 4,052,354 on July 1, HUB; cheese, 4,674,239 pounds us against 5,810,654 a year before; eggs, 8,590,S61 dozen as compared with 8,012,372 dozen In lfltfi; beef, 6,Glii,41f� pounds as compared ' with 4,179,106: pork, 27,622,902 pounds, as compared with 1!>,331,S.",1; bacon, 9,-4!�3,S55 pounds as against 6,771,075; Hum, 1,51S,232 pounds as against 1,-367,349; mutton and lamb, 566,832 pounds as compared with 186,536 on July 1, 1.018. club visits city are live bunch No Official Welcome, But They Had Good Time, Nevertheless-61 Carloads Came Yesterday the first Wednesday half fudiday in tho business houses of the city iook piacu, mm L'uo occasion was enlivened by the visit to the city of the Cnrmangay Auto Club, the Car-muugny baseball team, and the Car-lnangay Cun Club. In fact the whole ol' Cannangay closed up shop and Invaded the city. Sixty-one auto loads of Cnrmangay nnd Barons people made tho trip. Most of them were from Cnrmangay but several autoists from Barons joined the gay throng there. When the}' arrived In the city with flags Hying and their boy baud playing It wasn't necessary to make fyjllsh enquiries as to who the visitors were. They made themselves known in the right kind of style. In the band thero is not a boy over 10 years old, nnd ft Is unique for Its kind. Owing to the lack of notice and the busy time experienced in entertaining the Calgary Auto Club the Carman-gay crowd did not receive tho attention it deserved. However, they wero met at the traffic bridge by some of the officials of tho club, and after they reached the city the Gun Club and tho baseball boys provided plenty of entertainment and excitement for all concerned. A gun shoot at the traps was staged at four o'clock, and at 6.15 the blggOBt crown of tho year was at tho baseball game at Kckstorm Park. Hero, nftor a struggle of eight innings, the Cnrmangay boys emerged victors of the fray by 11 to 12 and In a sand storm the Cnrmangay visitors left for home. Tho winning of the hall game was enough to make up for what was lacking In tho way of official recognition of tho visitors from the neighboring town. "Tho Uveal, bunch of peoplo that ever visited Lethbridgo" was the way one busbies/ man described the touring party to Tho Herald, and ho was right. Lothbrldgo hopes to have tho opportunity of entertaining them gain this season, when local citizens �Will know what to expect in tho way of a crowd from the neighboring centre of all things live. DEMAND FOR REPRISALS FOR AIR RAIDS ON LONDON GROWS STRONGER. ~1b.-.h This picture shows one section of the crowd that gathered after the Inst serlouR raid.on England. "Pay back the enemy in his own coin," the speaker was saying, and the crowd applauded his statement. 1 in quebec after Quebec, Que., July 12.-At the mercy of an angry sea for eight hours in lifeboats after their ship was torpedoed was the experience of three British army officers and about two hundred British tommies who have just arrived At this port on an ocean liner. The men were bound for Salonika when their vessel was torpedoed. They wero brought here in preference to going back through the danger zone. pte. mercer. of Magrath. July 12.-His parents here received notification today that Pte. A. J. Mercer has been wounded in the right arm and is now in a London hospital. He received his wound on July 4th, Pte. Mercer enlisted wtih the 13th O. M. K. but later transferred to the Princess Pats. He is well known throughout e south country, having played with the Magrath ball team for several years. He taught school at Magrath for some time. Ptef Mercer's wife and three children are living here. two kilties listed as Two members of the famous Leth-bridge Highlanders are listed as wounded today. Pte. Joshua II. 11 ugh son wbb wounded on June 20t.h. His parents livo at 822 2()th St. N. The extent-of the injuries aro not known. Ho is now in hospital. Pte. Geo. Patrick McCaulay is in it Cumier* hospital, having boon slightly wounded on July 2nd. Mrs. O, A. McCaiilny next .;f kin wiib notified today. She resides in North Leth-bridge- lots of pep in 'hat stampede Medicine Hat, July 12.-Over twelve thousand people saw the greatest day's sport ever pulled off in the west at the stampede citizens day performance yesterday. No new records were hung up, but there was all kinds of exciting episodes. Horses and steers wero full of life but the riders had the hotter of tho arguments. Ira Tripp-lett took first place in steer roping again but his time was not as good as the day before. One steer carried a bulldogger through the fence and did his stunt right in front of the grand stand, giving a most thrilling performance. Lomond failed to turn up against Burdott last.night In the, baseball tournament so Stavely played an exhibition game and won four to one, The Calgary Auto Club arrived in tho midst of the performance yewtor-day afternoon after a splendid run from Lothbrldge. They were given a great reception. 8INN FEINER ELECTED. London, Juy 11.-Prof. Edward De Valera of Dublin university, a Sinn Feiner, has been eleeted to parliament from Bast Claire. He received 5,010 votes against 2,035 for Patrick Lynch, the Nationalist candidate. Professor De Valera is one of the Sinn FeinerB arrested at the time of the revolution last year and recently released from prison. * 4 * BANK CLEARINGS. ? * -- > * Same period last year 581,658 4> * . . �.--^~ The activity of the Russian armies has now spread from Tarnopol to the Carpathians and they arc steadily pushing forward on a continuous front more than one hundred miles long. decisive battle in china will be delaye Canton, China, July 10, (delayed).- Leaders of the republicans who have been interviewed declare that tho final settlement of tho struggle between the old and new regimes in China will be postponed. They assert that the present strength of the southern China forces Is insufficient to control the situation. The republicans also affirm that so long as the bureaucrats are holding office republican institutions are impossible. Some even believe that the recent restoration is simply a part of the program of the bureaucrats to gain control of national government power. i hall is to visit city Lethbridgo will recoivc a flying visit tonight from Grant Hall, general manager of western lines of the C. P. K. who will nrrivo about 8.30 from Calgary, leaVing immediately by special train for Manyborries. It is understood ho will cross country to Medicine Hat and will arrivo in Leth-brldge on Train No. Til2 again tomorrow on his way through to the coast. Supt. Cotterell of the Lethbridgo division went to Calgary last night to meet him. .; > 4 1' o > > o * : : 11 lives lost. : :. ---.. .: Paris, July 12.- The French > > mine sweeper Jupitcv struck > > Tuesday and sank. Eleven > > lives were lost. > � �j i*� .J. ^� ^ � { * .J. * 4 ? CHILI CABINET RESIGNS. * > Santiago, Chile, .inly 12.- The Chilean cabinet, which ? took office in December, 1915, > with Ellas Halmacoda as * * > � .;. * on the batterieB and harbours ? the Island of Uesal (off the > ? Gulf of Riga)," says an of- ficial statement issued ieday.  �  �>  o o *  4>  0 in berlin now Amstordam, July 10, via London, July 11.-Things are moving rapidly in Berlin. A report that Zimmermann and Helfferich are about to be sacrificed by Von Bethmann-Hollweg has beon telegraphed already; more anon. Writing on Monday, the Koelnische Zeitung. according to a telegram received here, says; "An important decision will bo reached by ^the crown council tonight. A number of Prussian ministers, among whom are included alas, those of the best talents, are to resign because they aro unwilling to co-operate in carrying out concessions now definitely mado but only granted under compulsion and pressure. Besides that, parliamentary secretaries afo being appointed. "A decision has already been reached in the last few days in Prussia with reference to the franchise hill which, with slight restrictions will introduce universal equal suffrage in Prussia. Further Conservative ministers in Prussia are to be replaced by Liberal ministers /and particularly the ministers of public works. and the interior will be placed by representatives of the yyx. If Bethmann-Hollweg has strengthened his position by the new retirements and by sacrificing his colleagues, Helfferich and Kimmermunn, which Iibb already occurred, in the grand committee as well :is the dismissal of five ministers of Prussia, which will take place.today, even then it will hardly be given to conclude: peace. The expression 'fiasco policy' has been more 'than once applied by the government in the last Petrograd, July 12^-The Russians ' have captured KaUisc, the hoadquar- : tcrs of the enemy In Galicia, according to an official announcement made today according to information re-i ceived at the ministry of war. The Russian troops are continuing the successful advance and have taken a large number of prisoners. Kalusz is-, a city of about 8000 population, 28 miles south east of Stry. Having broken the Austro-German. line in the vicinity of Hallcz, the Rus-' sians are pushing forward from Hallcz toward Lemberg, the capital of . Gnlicia, and from Stanislau, south of HaltcT, westward toward the line ot... the Dniester. After the capture, of. Halicz, on the front from Hallcz to -Zolotvln. about 30 miles to the south, General Koruiloff forced the Austro-Germans to -continue--! heli� rotfeat. 4a- their,advance from Hallcz, the Russians forced the fleeing enemy across, the' Lomnica, and occupied � two towns on (he western bank of the river. The next natural barrier is tho river Stoka, about six miles west of Lomnica. South and west of 2>rinislau, the Russians have reached the Posiecz Losiuvka-Karmacz line the central point of which, Lesluvka, is four miles west of tho river Bystrltza-This line Is about seven miles east of Kalusz, the nearest town west ot Stanislau and which Is situated in a bend of the Stoka river. The extension of the Russian fighting line to Seolotvin brings the battle ground Into the foothills of the Carpathians. French Repulsed Huns. Paris, July 12.-Tho official French statement says the artillery fighting was quite spirited in the Champagne and on the Aisne front in the Laffaux mill sector. Enemy attacka In the region of the triangular platean and south of Juvincourt were easily re-, pulsed. On the two banks of the Meuse, hill 304, and north of Hardi-mount, the Germans a/ter a violent bombardment made a number of attacks, none of which was successful. There is nothing to report on the remainder of the front." , Raid Broken Up. .London, July 12.-"A raid attempted by the), enemy last night south of Lombaertzyde was successfully driven off," says toduy'b official communication. election at once 4> 0 o   oo o o 4> �   4>*  � 4> General Sir William R. Robert- 4> death la unexplained-,,     +t+*j*M*m 78 0?0219 1989 60 ;