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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 13, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta v'OLUMK IX. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA TIICRSDAY, .U'lY German Paper Says Merchant Submar- ine Cannot be Expected to Over- come the British Blockade THE NEW RUSSIAN ARMY IN ITS UNIFORM Amsterdam, via Lonilon. July Discussing llic voyugu of Gorman ubmarliii! Dcutsdilaml. tlic Dculstlic KcltuiiK. Berlin, says: "We Germans should not lioiic for too much i rom the voyage of llio Uciuachlancl o the United Stales. That the vessel votllil he aolo to force the blockade VHS to by nxiiocted; furtlierniore. Great Britain will not he able to do much against such transport service li the future. Hut. it is too much to Unit the British blockade of Germany will he ended by this neans." "We expect the arrival of the Deutaclilnml and oilier vessels of a linllar type will a great sea- iiliou in I lie Slates ami pro- luce laudatory nev.-spaper articles. hut Germany will not he justified on hat account in drawing tlie conclu- Hioii that this will change the United States' attitude toward this country. A United Statuser remains what he is no matter how he expresses his sur- prise." Not So Big After All Baltimore. .Iuly unloading of the cargo ot the German super-1 submarine Dimtschlaiul was eoraplet-J etl eai'lv today and the ship's rise re-j vealed "thai the estimates of her size j have been exaggerated. Instead of j being inoru than 300 feet long and 30 j I'eet wide, her length is not more than 250 feel and her width is less than 25 feet. Her over-all draft, figured sub- merged, shows that she needs at least! 32 feet for oompleto submergence. j Count Von Uerustorff. German am-j bassador to the United Stales, is ex Dc-f.tcd to come to Baltimore today to inspect the Deutschlaud. Edith Bevans Meets Death in' Peculiar Way "on Ranch Near Cardston Cai'dston, July to the iMitli Bevans, 17 year old daughter of Frank Bevans. near Kimball, met death in a peculiar and sad accident last night, as she iyii'1 driving homo the cattle. She -.vas rid- ing horseback, and about 200 yards from the house, the horse stumbled and threw her. She was thrown on her head, and her neck was broken. Death ivas instantaneous. The young girl is survived hy several brothers and sisters and her father, her mother having died some years ago. The fun- eral will he hold In Cardston Salurday morning. ANOTHER GERMAN SOCIALIST ARRESTED Amsterdam, via London, .iuly Luxemburg, princi- pal editor of Ihe Berlin Soc- ialist newspaper, Vorwaerts, was arrested at her home in Berlin on Monday, according to the Leipzigner Volks Zeitung. The reason for her arrest has not been ascertained. A Grand Duke Defeats on East Change on French and British Fronts Julv the I last year and i liaUHtiblt! sup] armies since their defeats of i he apparently inex- Picture shows the equipment, of the new Russian armies of today in tlie'r modernized state. It will be noted that they have adopted Ihe steel helmets and other features of the other allied armies which may have aided some in the recent big victories on the eastern front. ly of guns and aiuinu- Huge Hun Dreadnoughts -r -t las In Arm 53T 111-H 0-MH nsluiiiB vig ClL J U UdllCS. for mmilhs. Wasliington. July An Admiralty cablegram to llic Bri- tish embassy.here says positive proof luis been found that two uiis week tiie Grand nuke re great German drriidiKiiigMs, the .Kaiser and the Ivron 1 mix, m ins ILMU.I ant were sunk by torpedoes during the battle oil' Jutland and that thev now have been added lo the British ollieial list of German I ships destroyed. The Kaiser was of tons 'displacement which they are provided. snjircc of '.vondur to military writers. At least six great armies are engaged against the Aus- trians and Germans on the Russian's western front. All of them are using great of ammunition, even those not definitely on the offensive. Forces under the Grand Duke Nicho- las in Armenia and Persia have been vigorously against the Turks A few weeks ago parts of these forces, particularly those west of Erzerum, compelled to fall back in the face of stronger Turk- ish army. so that the Turks west of Erzorum, and carried 10 twelve-inch oO caliber guns, curried 10 twelve-inch -15 caliber guns. She Kron Prinz displaced have fallen back some miles from the furthest point, reached in their counter offensive. Meanwhile the armies directly south of (lie Pinsk marshes are fighting a pitched battle with the Austro-Gernmn Start Another Strange Fruit on Hillside Causes Boy Drowns That another boy. Wil- liam Chapman, of the Vomited Rifles is now a prisoner of war, is the belief of his father, James Chapman, a C. F. R employee here. The official list Issued yesterday gave "109143 Chap- a prisoner of war. That is the Lctlibridge lad's regimental num- ber. Another brother is in the, same battalion, but bis name does not ap- pear and liis father hopes lie has es caiied. Rlalrmore, July to the Herald.) Coroner Pinkney of Blair- more was summoned to Hillcrest on Monday to hold an enquiry, into the sudden death of a little child named Felix Clement, whose pjironla reside In Hillcrest. After an examination I made upon the stomach oC the child by Dr. Ross of Link-rest it was found I that the little boy had cnten some berries which lie had evidently found i upon some nearby bushes and which contained some deadly poison. With- ii half an hour of the time the child -was taken sick, he died iu great "Oh for a kind hearted Duke of Ar- gyle, who would plant a row of scratching posts for the of the bathers who brave the waters or Henderson Park That's the prayer of tlie bathers who have been dipping in the i.tke the past tew days. For on coming out they are attacked with an that makes a rubbing post, an abso- lute necessity. Some property in the water has made the itcil a popul- ar malady. Street car conductors can always tell when a person cora- -ing back irom the park has been in for a have such a busy ride home. The Herald happened to bring the matter up at the city hall this morn- ing and Commissioner Freeman at once began to scratch. It seeiii Winnipeg, July Jus- tice Gait has been appointed by the provincial government com- missioner to investigate the erec- tion of the Manitoba agricultural college. NEXI mm Expected to Repeat Demand for Straight 10 Percent Increase on Present-Contract That it will be another week before the next move is made in the negotia- statement issued by the British war department this afternoon. Attempts of the Germans io raid trenches west in Wyschaete and of Labasse canal were frustrated. On French Front Paris, .luly There was no infau- iry fighting of importance last nis'it on the Verdun front or over the por- tion of the So mine front held by the French, today's official report states. Intermittent artillery engagements occurred in the Somnie sector. In the vicinity of Souville, Chenois, ami Lalaitfee. before Verdun, heavy bom- bardment was maintained by the Ger- mens. lu Champagne the Kreiifh penetrated ihe salient of the Germ- front and took prisoners. Two German raids in Argonne were stop- ped by French fire. Germans Repulse Russians Berlin, via London, July 12. Ger- man troops under command of Gener- al Count Von Eot Inner, by an encir- cling counter attack have driven back the Russian forces which hntl pushed forward iu the region northwest oli Buczacsz iu Galicia, says the German olficial statement, issued today. Tho forces of General Von Linsingen along the line of the Stokhod river. It probably will be some days before a decision is reached, as the Teutons have brought up very strong reinforce- ments in the hope of retaining posses- sion of Kovel. the loss of which would necessitate regrouping over a long stretch of front. North of the PinsU marshes fighlii.g at present is largely with artillery. In Galicia the Russian armies are, re- forming for a continuation of the of- fensive. Renewed Efforts at Verdun In the west renewed efforts of the German Crown Prince at Verdun tem- Xew York, July persons porarily are taking precedencelin the are reported lo have been killed and public mind over the battle of the number of others injured when an I Somme. The attack just delivered by ammonia tank in a Brooklyn butcher [the Germans before Verdun is the shop exploded today. The entire three Germans took prisoners. story building ,in which the butcher shop was located collapsed, burying the occupants beneath it. The work digging bodies out of the ruins pro- ceeded slowly. An hour after ahe ex- plosion it was estimated that between 20 'and 30' persons had been taken to hospitals. Some of them were fatally injured. WAR ORDER FOR HORSES IN UNITED STATES St. Paul, Minn., July Ilrst war order for horses since last Oc- tober is being filled by Harrott uiul Zimmerman. Midway horse dealers, thin week. Tho order is an open ono and there is no limit placed on tlie numbur to be supplied. j Old Man river little Ernest ijmicK j lljs meii I ami another boy fell into the river.i ho left Another boy who was with them at. Tennes the time of the accident, stated, that he succeeded in helping one oEj the hoys out hut could n'ot be of any assistance to Ernest Pulick. He stat- ed further when questioned, by the tHQ ,ake and Hend them to Ed coroner, that he van home to seek monton for a test> Meantime bath- assistance and when at last ro-j ers are wanied dipping in the '........J "10 llltlGllake will result in a very busy five _____ itch j Tennessee "chiggers" haven't any- thing on Henderson Lake water. Sanitary Inspector Vallance was set to work on the problem this morn- ing and will take samples ot water from tlio lake and send them to of the union will notify the operators officially of the result of tlie vote, j from their injuries and that six others Buffalo, July than score of irien were injured, some of them seriously, when lightning struck the plant of the Seniet Solvay Com- i pany on .the Niagara river roan Uul miles from the city line today, and the subsequent explosion partial ly wrecked the plant. Telephone messages stated three of the injured men had died _....... great onslaught with dense masses of troops since the operations began some five months ago. Germans have made slight gains, but apparently this has not lessened the confidence of the French in their ability to hold fast. They still have three solid lines of defence which must be penetrated before the German objective can be gained. British are still engaged in clearing Germans from fortified positions which must be taken before the general of- fensive can be renewed. No Change on British Front London, July con- tinues at various points along the battle front in the region of the river Somme in France, but there has been no change iu the situuuun uii.uu.r imrt of the British lines, says an official Board Asks Commissioners to Take Plebiscite on Ques- tion At Early Date "That the city comraissfoners bo asked to tako a plebiscite from tlm taxpayers of the city on the advis- ability ot making the Gait hospital a free institution, supported by the city, for the benefit of citizens only, under rules and regulations to be compiled by the hospital board." above resolution was passed at a recent meeting of the Gait hospital board. It follows out of the for free hospitals -which has been go- ing on in many parts of the province. The proposed plebiscite is to be taken the next time any vote of the people is taken for any other purpose. In explaining the matter this morn- ing Mayor Hardie, who is chairman oC the board, stated that, if free hos- pitals were desired- by the people here, general taxation would be used [to provide the necessary revenue. All public wards would then be free, whiJer private wards would be available at .half the present price. Such charges, however, would prevail only for pa-. Itienls from the city. after, which they will ask that a meet- nig between the executives of the two organizations be held in Calgary. This meeting will likely take place about the eiid of next week. It is under- stood the men will make a demand tor a straight ten percent increase on the present contract- turned with a -roanxand Uio little I hody was recovered, it was found that t lil'e'was extinct. A verdict of acci- dental death was also returned in this case. Promoted to Lieutenant Word has -been received to the ef-. feet that J. W. Greshant of Hlatnuorej I who left for the front about twelve i J months ago with the 3rd C. 51. II. from j Medicine Hat, has been a I Hieulcmant. Grcshum is a well of Of the public, In commenting on the statistics tl had been sent to Buffalo hospitals seriously injured. LIEUT. DUVAL SHOT Winnipeg, July Merle Duval, son of the Rev. Dr. Duval. lias been wounded in the "thigh by a gun- shot, at the front. ENGAGE NURSE; CHOLARS' HEALTH MUST IMPROVE Railway Commission Has No Power to Order Con- struction Ottawa, July minister of finance stated to the press today that' Canadian mm uiui iu LIISJ nun. J1IwltliU..............______ Jlia u. ____________ .tistics the Calgary system costs a year {they have no power to deal with the i of Wairmorc and held j officer said the improvement I and there is a lot of equipment be-j case in its present form. The C. P. it. 'several government positions in this I1' I._ district among them being deputy shcriu" and a commissioner for neg- lected children. His many friends j This rather will be pleased to learn of the ciis-; of was shown Unction which he has gamed on the K tllo jootor-8 annual report submit- field of battle. amined by Dr. Taylor, schools' inedi cal during the past year, T'i-I, or exactly 50 PIT cent are suffering F. WELLINGTON HAY, Successful Liberal candldale for Itiortli 1'crlli, in (ho Ontario election. CHANGE DATE OF SARCEE EXCURSION Owing to the fact that the proposed date of the Red Cross excursion would have clashed with a local Sunday School ex- cnrsion on .Iuly 26th, the date has been changed to July 20th. This is the Sarciso. excursion whim :s lo attract hundreds from Magralh north. j ted to Hie school board at its meeting last night. Defective vision was found in J64 whilo 3S are suffering frflin goltro. Following are the fig- ures tor the various schools. Vision Teeth Goitre Central Westminster Galbrailh Klcetwood llardleville ----0... i----.. of the city offered very generously to schools are doing that might well be j rests for the moment, give free theatment to the teetii of done here. 22' 13 medical omcer sam me improvemen an tere s a o o equpment e-j case n s presen in the past year had not been what (sides, and he did not think it would j have offered to supply gravel to fi it should hnve been when so many of i be possible tor Lelhbridge to adopt j the road to the station In the hope defects could he remedied al such the Calgary scheme some time.' that that will do away with (ho linens- cost Last year the dentists However, one thins the Calgary j sity ot a spur ami there the mutter Pincher Creek, July I'Special to the A. delegation from Pincher Creek and L.I.D. No. ap- peared before the railway commission uimui-c at Calgnrv on Monday hm in an en- the second domest.c, Ca deavor to compel the C. P. li. to build loan would be issued in September. The amount, terms, and price of is- sue will be settled. a few days before the date of issue and will not be an- nounced until the prospectus is pub- lished. It is thought advisable ,to give general notice of the issue now in order that the public may-arrange much needed spur into the town of Pincher Creek from Pincher Station. The Railway Commission, hT.ve.vi.-r, find that according to the Railway Act they have live nurses on' children whose parents wore unablo j the- school staff who do nothing but j AMERICAN CAPITALISTS lo bear the cost; only 23 such cases aid the medical otiiccr, following up wei-t- 1-1 Imti been found. The medical officer, on advice of ihe board had visited Calgary and VISIT THE WEST Vancouver, July Donald tlie various cases, visiting the par- mils and endeavoring to have the de- j Mann, vice-presideul of Ihu Canadian fccts found remedied. Dr. Taylor j No Hallway who has just ar- ihe board had visited tjaigary locts lounu. remenieu. ur. i.tjiui, iiuiyivui .-.iu acquainted himself with of suggested that Lcilhorldge employ one j rived here, is accompanied by a party medical infection in force there. The [nurse to give hor whole time to the! of British and American investors, ___: .-I-.-. tn U'r.t-tOvtl nfllinfiil lOI'P- MAKKJSTS ami iiiis ___ i ed. the hoard advertising 1 ___................. whose visit to Canada fore- llie Her- 'shadows important developments July' wheat OctoLW wheat July ilats July Othi'l' (Infects of heallh were found i follows: .Hearing, 21; anaemia 9; I skin, tonsils, ex oye, 811: ex High ear 2: heart. 11; deformities, 7; other Low 17; no vaccination .mark, 82. ,v forecast: Fair and Warm alci tortay tor a lady for the iiosilion. i tlio country anil largo ox There was also some discussion as i lionilitiircs of new capital, to whether medical inspection should] unrjnpApv rni extended lo the teachers, and it I AN HONORARY COLONEL was the opinion ot the meeting that It should be. commencing with ihe new term. However, the linal decis- Winnipeg, Man.. July Sir Fred- crick Hanltaln, chief justice of Sask- atchewan, has ion ON PAGE i f ByKel.2j.S? noon's contiiigeut been iippnintfMi honpr- hattalion, of this, after- their finances with a view to partlcl-. pillion. Winnipeg, July notice to quit business has been served, on numerous which since Manitoba went "Dry" have, sprung up for Importing liquor, The larger of these institutions will-con- test'I ho official rallns bat many mail 'order1 systems operated in with the stores have already opeyations. ;