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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 18, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta VOI.UMF. IX. LETHBRIDGE. ALBERT A TIT-SPAY. Jl'LY 18, 1010 XCMIiKU 184 High Court Disallows Appeal- May Go Direct (o Bui Must Have Permission of The Government COURT REACHES ITS DECISION QUICKLY f.. FRANCE CALLS UP MANY OLDER MEN. I'aris. July liii.s called lo the i.-olors jmrt or the ciasB pr isss, timt men limn -1 r-to -IS years old. except those in the munitions i'anuiM-K, farm laborers who ai-e now busy with hardest. COMMISSION APPOINTED TO IX VKSTKJATK CANADIAN RAIL- WAYS Lniulcnv, .Tilly nppral of Sir Casciiu-nl his sentence of execution for hifih treason for his aelivilies in the Dublin revolt was dismissed today liy Hie court of criminal appeal. Little Delay in Decision Limilon, July 18.--Without hearing tlio altoniRy.s for the crown, tlic court of criminal appeal today dismissed Sir Koper Casement's appeal from the _________ YorftTct of.llie lower court which j foiincl him guilty of treason for which [Ram Prevents Big EXP. FARM r nnnonrco rnuunLoo VICTORIA MAYOR FINANCE MINISTER Victoria. H. C., July .Mayor Alexander Stewart, of Victoria, was; today .sworn in as finance minister in Ihe Bow- ser cabinet. Me will he a can- didate in the city of Victoria in the forthcoming election. Left to rfcht- Sir George Paish. I litlsli iminual autli ntx Ilenn M Smith. President of tlie Cen- tral I ines tuut Sir II M Dravion, formerly Toronto. Chairman of the Dominion Railway .Hoard, rheir-task is to m ihe financial ami nhvaicnl (oncl.tri o -uiaJi m nilioiK with ucw to assisling the Government ami Harl'iament K, come lo a conclusion as to to boh e ih tingle into government policy and railway ex- ploiiation liar; brought the country. French Make New Russians Record Some Gains Artillery Preparation on West Front ITALIANS CONTINUE SUCCESSFUL ATTACK Larger Crowds Expected Wednesday and f hurs. If (be bis ruin storm last night j hadn't done much good to Southern j Alberta crops, Supt Fail-field of the Experimental [farm would ho greatly dinappoiiUod occasion of j 'row, when the farmers wives from High River their visit. Tho excursion today came from the Medicine liar. line. About 150 excur- sionists arrived :ic II q clock, but the outlook was such that all hut about 40 enthusiasts came on into the city. The faithful forty, however, stopper! at the farm, bra veil the rain and the mud, and wore amply repaid. The farm is looking its best this year, and the sufficiency of rain last night put Viscount Heading, the Lord Chief Justice, sentenced him to death. For .ii day and a half Alexander Sullivan, Sir Roger's counsel, argued before the court, quoting many au- thorities in favor of iiis cmiiuution that the oitcnce of treason depended upon whether the accused dwelt, under the protection of the King and that tho crime could not be com in it t ed wUho'it the realm. He abandoned lite the first of the annual farmers' excur-, other points in regard to ilie Lord j slims to the farm here. The rain put j riiief Justice's definition of tho damper on the program for today, jcnqC [hut better luck i.s looked for tomor- As soon as 11 r. Sullivan had con- cluded Ins argument the court retired to consider whether the attorneys for the crown would be called on to reply. Jt soon decided to the contrary, whicli indicated Uiat ihe appeal had gone agafnRt Sir Roger, who was present during the argument and when judg- ment was given. A further appeal to the" Tlonse of Lords is possible only if the attorney- genenil gives a certificate that the decision for tfie court of orimiunl ap- peal involves 'a point of hiw. sp-excep- tiomilly important that it. is desirable in the public interest that a still high- er court should deal with il. This has been done only twice since tlie court of criminal appeal was established eight years ago. Jufitice Reading, In delivering the ju'dsinem, expressed the indebtedness of the court to Mr, Sullivan for his well considered and well delivered afternoon and taken about to see the arguments, as the justice character- experimental plots of everything from izcd that they were wor-jwheat to corn. They showed great thy of the best traditions of the King's interest in the work being done and courts, but he declared that they had asked their guides a grist of questions. answered by ihe attorneys of j Tomorrow, when the High River the crown at the first trial. jpnirfiui, Attorney Michael Francis Doyle, of Philadelphia, one ot' counsel for Sir Roger, declared today ihat it was im- probable that the attorney-general would give the certificate for the ap- peal to the House of Lords, as the appeal court did not think it neces- sary lo hear argument for the gov- ernment. Powerful influences are working for a reprieve, said the attorney, and there were strong hopes of one being granted. Says Peace Is a Near Reality Romp. Julv 18.--The acf-nnliiig lo the reports of the real situa- tion cm tlu> satisfactory coiuliions ore now as the enemy is longer able to dicck the advance of ihe allies either on the Russian or French fronts. Therefore it is said here the complete defeat of the contra! empires or their need io eonie to terms with the quadruple entente is no distant dream, hut a near reality London. July pro- gress by tlie British on a front of 1.UOO yards north of (Killers was an- nounced today by the war oHice. French Break up Attacks I'aris. July Germans made a-i attack last night on the French line south of the Somme and gained ground in tlie vicinity of Batches, tho war office announced today. The German attack was delivered against the French positions from j Hiacher, to Lamaisonnette. Several 1 attempts i.o take Lamaisonnette fail- j I ed with heavy loss to the Germans the statement says, but groups of at- jSupported by Strong Element j tacking forces spread along the canal Which Demands Immediate Cessation of Hostilities dency" of the Hungarian independent party, according to a Budapest dis- patch to the Morning I'ost. and Offensive Has Started at Saloniki me sumeiency ui rum JH.SI. the right Itind of tinge on everything Only Brother of LlCUt. Alagratn except .some of the grain plots which I were wearing a rather flattened look., The farmers who came in on the j excursion were mostly from east of 1 Taber. Those about Tabor and west of that point were scared off by the rain. The party which remained at the farm were loaded into vans Godwin, Also Lethbriclge Born Paris, July ad- vices -received from Salonika under date of Monday say thai cannonading is in rapid pro-, gross in the entire Salonika front. POLICE AIBAY on the east side of Biaches, where fighting continues. A German raid on Hill 304 on the Verdun front, west of the Meuse, was broken iin by Preach infantry fire. j past of the river there was fighting London. July 1S.-COU1U Michael i with grenades in which the advantage Karolyi has resigned from the press- rested with the French. tillei5 was active aboul Lalaufee and Chen patch to tlie .Morning rust, aim On West Front form a new party which will demand j the right bank immediate peace between Hungary i0[ the artillery duel con- and its enemies, with or without n, lue regicn of Souvllle. consent of Germany and Austria, j prjaoners taken by the French in Count Karolyi's peace party, the dis-jine pieury sector since the fifteenth patch added, will start with a mem-'miniDer about two hundred, bership of seventy members of the j jjie Belgian communication says: Hungarian parliament. day was calm except on -the Count Karolyi caused a sensation iniuetsas and Doesingh sector where tho the Hungarian parliament In Decem- j Belgian destructive fires caused seri- ber, 1915, when he demanded that the uus damage to enemy works." government should make peace pro- Qn Russian Front Barricades House Which Police Dies of Wounds posals to the enemy powers. The Viomm July Budapest correspondent of the London HufJ-giang attacked Post quoted Count. Karolyi as con- j flrlor forccg neav Szklln. Under excursion comes, r.n. Fail-field stares that vans will be ready to handle the visitors so that they will he able to see the whole farm without inconven- It now appears that me "Lt A fi H H P A C Tfl Goodwin, of Ottawa." reported killed I U U hM A I in action in casualty lists at ihe end j J .f. lyinLO 1U of the week was Lieut. John Lock- hart Godwin, brother of Magrath God-j i wi win, who was lulled some months! I A I K ago. John Godwin was a native of I 14 Lethhridge, a son of a former man- I HUi EFFIC1 ager of the Union bank and a nephew of C. A. Magraili, cx-M.P. He was a] very fine type of young man and bo-1 fore enlisting was on the staff of the House of Commons. His death on active service following so closely up-! on that of his brother, is aa awful only two boys iu the family and both, Chicago. July unidentified negro, after shooting and killing five persons, three of them ac- cording to reports to the police' early today, barricaded himself In a house on the southwest side and held the police at bay. The dead include a white woman who was aroused by the shooting and come to her back door in the rear of the building tha negro had barricaded. (Police reserves were called out from ________ I all sections of the west side and more Ithat 100 men were stationed about the Winnipeg. July hundred jhousc, on the porch of which two and fiftv all branches of [bodies could be seen. The name of ------lid by the police io be throne, and that the Hungarians had j a perfect right to come forward with their claims for compensation. He argued that political unity of the e argu nation sliould be" recog- 18- The the ,ipa unmolested by the Rus- Artillery Preparation. Berlin. July London, July that above all, peace should be re- ations. "We have given proof enough of our physical Count Karolyi is quoted as having said. "Now we have to show our morr.l courage." i.nlll uuticio iiuiii only two boys in the famil> and uotli, p R aro meetlllg here with -the negro is sa of their lives have been sacrificed in j c ot .Montreal to dlBCiisn bldntOBh. the cause of their country. maUel.s Delating to more efficient The building ivas finally dynamited. ation of Lt. Godwins deatn ca...e to nnd the :Wnon the pollce cmcred the house, j Ottawa JiHy win had been buried heside. his Dro- limfill.on hft niPrt intfir. hcre that the Jloss rifle factpij at Coleman, July Bulletin says: A. Davidson, mine mana- ger for the international Coal and Colte Company here, has received or ....._ ____ will receive in the near future, the tion in Mesopotamia. Provincial Government w. Will IlilU UUt.ll Ulll icn I qpi-vifP ther In an army cemetery in France, j Another sad feature of the loss of Another sad feature ot the loss; or A of welcome were these two is the fact tliat l fiamerollj only sister recently suffered the loss ,.Governor of .Manitoba, of her fiance, who was killed in ac- Premler of A luncheon was given wnere he died later, in- A. II. Nanton. At the July lo the JIacleod has given some of her best sons to the cause of the Em- pire. Her latest sacrifice is in the death of Lieut. Duncan Campbell, second son ot Major D. J. Campbell, of Maclcod. official >vord of whose dentil in action was received here yes- terday. Lieut. Campbell was one of the. brightest and most popular of Jlacleod's young men, and was-but 19 years of age. There is one brother at iioino. and a brother, A. B. Campbell, is employed In the Bank of Montreal at Lethbridge. WILL TAKE VOTES Vancouver. .Inly W. Welsh has left- Vancouver for London. Eng- land, assist Sir Hichard McBrlde, BKenl-general for British Columbia, in taking the soldiers' vote in the'rest cainn and Ihe training iiuarters of tho of Alberta, and will thus become a member of the staff of instructors in technology, with headquarters at Cal- Post Stanley. Out., July 17. W. Spinks, 32 years of age, of Woodstock, was drowned here Friday night, when he was seized with cramps. Hon. T. C. Xorris. Premier of Man I itoba, -and K. AVaugh. mayor of I Winnipeg. Kach speakers took occasion to speak of the pride felt by all Canadians in the progress and efficiency of the Canadian Pacific, Sheepmen Prepare for Huge Sale of Wool Here To-morrow Everything is ready for the biggest lot and on each different grade in wool sale In tlie history of Canada, j each lot. so that buyers will have over whicli takes place tomorrow at the] 100 different parcels to consider, warehouse of the South Alberta Wool Heretofore owners have sold their Growers' association on 2nd ave-nuej woo! without regard for grade, taking S, In the 10. A. Sharman building. Aja lump price_per pound for the prod- Ottawa, July expectation here is that the tRoss rifle factory at Quebec, will soon be engiiged in the manufacture of the new Enfield arm. which is to replace the rifle in the arming of all Canadian overseas forces. It is understood that the Waukogan 111 July j gauge and specifications of the new til-pet the university student, charged rifle are already on their way to Que- with murdering Marion Lambert, a bee. It is also asserted that the Ross high school girl and his former sweet- I rifle will not lie permanently discard bllOllIU lie nized; that all attributes of the na-j today says that the tranco-Bntisn state as well as economic in-j forces on both sides of the Somme alld i devoted yesterday to artillery prepar- Austrian Official. Sayville, July ations on the Russian front in Vol- hynia which resulted in tlie with- drawal of the Teutonic forces- South- west of the Lutsk behind the lower Lipa. together with military activities ou the other sections of'this front are recorded i" tba Austro-Htuigarian headquarters statement ot July 17 re- ceived here from Vienna. (A portion of this statement was received last night by cablegram by way of Lon- don.) Italians Progress. Rome, via London, July are making further despite vigorous opposition the war office an- UNIVERSITY STUDENT NOT GUILTY complimented the officers on the. suc- cessful efforts to win and retain pub- lic confidence and advised the young officers to follow the policy of Lord j Shaughnessy and oilier men who had built up the fortunes the the railway company. .heart, was found not guilty by a jury in Judge Donnelly's court afler five hours' deliberation. ed as the Canadian that a remodeled Ross based upon the new Enfield will take its place. Herald representative visited the: net. this morning where K. Colp-J re aoom Over 2 Inches of Rainfall in Big Storm-Crops Doing Well FOR IHE 1.0 PERCENT Fertile, -Special to At 4.00 o'clock this morning a cloudburst over the city of Lethbridge. i accompanied by a somewhat mild i electrical' storm, precipitated 2.38 ill- s'dies of rain, according to the figures of rs those who have alfalfa cut. and many of them have. However, they saved a large part of the first crop last week and are not worrying. Much of the grain at the Experi- mental Farm, especially that out in head, is flattened ibis morning, and le same thing is true all over the This however will rise and tli.. "mining tills morning wnciu r. i no tsaie, mintsc-ms about i niei rather than the surrounding ier- south> This however win 733; HU l.en.ln.idgeand.listrictw.thiu.hene.t SS his withdrawal from (he Coihen.ilhel v vn..loHS----------------------------been so decidedly turned b, may be ticket in i grades of Ilie different clips, board matters. NOT FO3 BOB. Winnipeg, July j'ioborl. Rogers stated in ait interview today Uial he will not succeed Sir Cameron as nor of Manitoba.' v v v v BIG CONTRACTS LET BY C. N. R. Winnipeg. July General Man- ager MacLeod, of the Canadian Nor- been so decidedly turned will not reconside stead a repetition of the This is tlie lirst wool aaic noia ncre ager aceo, o e ana under the wing of the Dominion j them railway, has signed contracts branch. Practically every pound for erection of a large machine shop of wool to he sold has been graded by and stores building at Edmonton. The government graders, and each owner's i contract price is and Nesbltt wool Is marked and graded into Co., tlie successful tenderers. Mr. Ions classes MacLeod has also let the contract tor ns classes Several buyers aro now In the city the lining In of False Creek at Van- ready to hid. All bids arc to be Ir, jcoiiver. which is to form a part of the Hie hands of the sales manager by 12 j company's terminals there. It will noon, and during the afteinoon the require yards of material to members of Ihe association will meet! fill tho creek bed and a will will be lo consider the bids. i necessary to shut out tide waters. As the wool is graded. Ihe assocla- Davidson, a local firm, Uon Is obliging buyers .to bid on. each 'are the contractors, nounced today. 2 P. C. BEER CASE Will two per cent beer be passed out over tlie bars in Letlihridge hotels within a couple of days? It looks like it for today comes word from Cal- gary that the Empire and King George opened their bars with two percent last evening and did a rushing busi- ness. The Empire is owned by W. J. Stokes, who is lessee of the Alexandra and Lethhridse here, and Joe Lee, manager of these two hostelries. stat. eri to the that he was just waiting for word from Calgary to know whether the same step should be taken'-here. Mr. Stokes claims to have legal advice on the matter to the effect that it will be no violation of the dry law to sell the non Intoxi- cating beer. The Lethbridge Brewing anil Malt- ing company commenced yesterday to advertise two per cent for sale. i I.'. incites ui [ii ticiyimuu... .11. rain tin: i r red In 'was by'far the heaviest ralu storm in i best advantage and big yields may be iiMt for a" Lethbridge tills year, or any year In i looked for in the early grains at least. v jm.aL iui