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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 19, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta BEl BELIEVE ATJSTPTAN 4 j, i .M. xJ- T LOST ITALIANS HAVE LOST ANOTHER Offensive in Argonne and Sourchez Districts Fail, Claim French London, July two by both of which vwre repulsed. One of th.i.s wai In the- vicinity of Bouchez and the other In the, region o( St. Hubert, In tlie Ar- gonne Motor. There were only outpoit ,encounter! In Lorraine and artillery on the French trenchw In Belgium. Inactivity prevailed along the remainder of the front. COMPLETE STAFF The staff of tho Lothbridge Home Guards is as follows: Commander-in-Ohief, Chief ot Po- lice John Skelton. Acting Corporals, P. S. Filmor, Fred Wellsman, O. H. Edmunds, A. Williamson, Wm. Frame, Joe I'lg- gins, L. L. Asquith. Quarter-Master. Sergeant, J. R. "commaBder-in-Chicf of Engineering Corps. AV. L. Hardie. this is the provisional staff of of- ficers. It was decided to have all the drill instructors on tho same rank as corporals and to promote them as they deserve to higher ranks. The present committee which was elected to deal with the' munitions question will remain intact until the olficpr staff'has the organization woii in hand. The census of firearms and ammunition is progressing satisiao fc. iorily and the .PoHcc Station' has been'made the temporary armory. J. K. 'Oliver'as Quartermaster. Sergeant is looking after-this branch of' -the organization. The. flying squadron of motor- cvclisrts and automobiles is being or- ganized by Transport Officer F. W. Downer. 'There four high- powered cars in this squadron besides the motorcycles. The motorcyclists witf meet with the commander to choose a captain of the squad. The' motorcyclists will be armed with revolvers. Recruiting for the guards has re- ceived "an impetus lately. One "hun- dred and sixty are now enrolled. The first drill will take place next Friday evening and will consist of foot-drill to start with. wlreleie to following com- munication was received here to- day, from Vienna, under date of July 18: An Auttrlin submar- ine today torpedoed the Italian cruiser Glujeppe Garibaldi. The cruiser foundered within 15 minutes. THOMAS A. EDISON i 'Electric who has accepted British novelist, who Is a leader in an appointment under the United tho campaign for 10.000 airships to states Navy, to head a Board of In- smash Germany I ventiona. for naval purposes Set Free Those Who Take Oath and Agree to Report when Required Fernie, B.C., July to the sifting process in- augurated when Col. MacKay took over from the provincial police the 330 odd aliens who had heen rounded up by them eariy in June, has, to date, resulted in the discharging of 157 men, mostly Galiclaiis, Hungarians, Russians, Bukowenlans and, Bohem- ians. iThey are all lumbermen and com- mon., laborers, and willingly took the Described oath, and signed.a pledge :o report at aVI time's when required to do so by the police. They are alt youngs men, many being below" 21 years, one ,boy of-17 being among This work has' been systematically done by Col. MacKay, assisted by Lieut. Martin and others, Minder in- structions from Ottawa. Bach- man has been examined .separately and passed upon, by the colonel. There are only eight Germans In the camp, and some of the.Austrians frankly state that if they could get out of the country, they would join their regiments and assist in the DARDANELLES VICTORY SOON London, July 19.-Reporta which have reached England during the last few days regarding the Dardanelles operations, and particularly the Turklah mean, of defence, have led to the 'conviction that, victory, which will place Constantinople at their mercy, will be reached within sixw.aks. Generally speaking, thi. confident expectation is regarded as ultra optimistic, but it originates in a quarter which deserves attention. Tn the drag net proceedings of the police in rounding up the aliens, one American eight Bohemians and an Italian citizen were caught, all of these have been set at lib- erty. Colonel MacKay. has performed a most. tedious and distasteful- task in making these examinations, and has acted wltti strict fin every case. One man, an Austrian, while Twenty-four recruits have been ac- for the Medicine Hat com- pany of the 63rd Battalion of Edmon- ton, as a result of two. days' recruit- ing, carried on here by Lieut. J. A. Camerou. Thirteen men were accept cded on Thursday last, and eleven more ware taken' on. the strength on Sunday. All the men left in 'charge of Lieut Cameron on the midnight train last night for Medicine Hat, a large number of friends of the hoys giving them'a hearty send off. boss will tram for a month at the Hat, afterwards going to Qdmon ton The tall of the recruits from >tethbridge, with the place of birth end occupation, are as follows William Fiddli, Scotland, poner John Mclntort, Scotland, teamiter J. H Bullpit, England, bricklayer, John fitevenwn, England, mechanic John Hlnks, England, dentist's me Robert Millar, Scotland, farmer Hamilton Linning, Scqtland, miner, George Art, England, laborer Harry Sunn, England, baker Edward Castles, Australia, rancher R. Hewitt, England, printer Walter Coombs, England printer David Mclnroy, Canada, machinist Alex Hamilton, Scotland, miner Vandrey Petrie, England, clerk W. Star Kell.v, Scotland, switrhman James Carson, Canada, butcher Brnett Baldrv, England, clerk Donald Mclntosh, Scotland, team- imten, United States hos- pital orderly. R D DavlM, Wales, farmer David Cunningham, Scotland, paint- Kdwin Klngaton, England, tailor Alfred'Bamtell, England, teamster. B England, apprenticed printer. fighting tor their, tries. -respective -caufl 3resident Wilson Firm in Determination to Demand Protection of Neutral S. Cannot Remain Passive Under Outrages Paris, July A telegram from the Rome News Agency says that a refugee who has reach- Rome from Pola, the Austrian naval base, two Austrian submarines, .which left to recon- noitre the Italian coast, have not returned, and are believed to have been lost. One of the nub- marines had a crew of 20, the other a crew of an every dav choice He had decid ed that prohibition was right Sec ondly, he had decided that it -was the duty of those who considered this said Mr. Dunham. He quoted Scripture, ae he had alwajs under- stood it to be in favor of temperance: 'Wine Is a mocker; strong drink is raging and he who ia deceived said.Mr." "y Is ed Mr. Dunham. ''The Devil himself w ould pervert and misquote Sctip- to help out hie cause." Mr Dunham said that he In nts power w'th Hardie for calling an and- -L- h.H hod ience to order for laughing at a man Tth quoted Scripture and liquor traffic He had a great deal to he thankful for in. having bad parents who had taught him the daniers of the traffic He had to follow their example, and he was go ing to do his part to see that hta boys had the fccst start in life he he said, It w ,uid rhetoric in 'behalf of 'such a traffio as the Jiqtior traffic. Mr. "Dunham in discussing the mat- ter of compensation viewed it from a lawyer's standpoint, and auoted a.caie In which he as a lawyer had been in- man who operated a tereeted ferry across a in the States ion the license each vear and Ic had Ias the country grew more populous, Lloyd he made monm inJhe Oeorge had said the greatest enemy "nally sold his boat, Joi he of the British Empire was drink If they had stopped the traffic in Eng- land, believed it would not take long for them to wipe the Germans off the earth. S. 8. Dunham unam S. S. Dunham stated that he wished to correct the Imprmslon that he speaking -In behalf of the Board of Trade That body Io, he said, com- ___ poied of men of both opinion! on the (Continued on Page paid 1350 tor 11000 The purchaser also made monev, and after a while he sold out for A short while later the government decided to put a bridge across the river When the ferry owner heard of this he went to Mr Dunham to see U he could not get an injunction to prerent the hulld ing of the bridge, which he declared rould rnin hta business After I President and Secretary Lantlno found they had. reached the eamft conclusion, the next communica- tion to Germany would be of a defin- ite nature, makl.-g :it unmlttakibly clear that the United SUtej cannot be expected to remain event of another on an unarm- ed and unresisting ship, with the of American lives. The note, it is said, Is now prac- tically agreed, will announce to Ger- intention of the assert Its rights United the of June 9. It is understood that the national law. high seas in accordance with Intar- Local Internment Camp Being Rapidly Depleted The internment camp at Lcthbridge K being rapidly depicted. Toilay it is but a shadow of its former self. Last week 120 of the internes were taken to Ilanfi where they are being put to work on government roads. Today 80 more arc being taken north, and this has necessitated the dismissal, temporarily at least, of 15 or mote of the guards. It is understood that it is not the intention to do away with the camp altogether, and it is likely that the 105 oclil internes remaining at Fer- nie will be sent here. In the mean- time, the camp has an almost de- serted appearance. Find Memo in Simpson's Strong Box Winnipeg, Man., Julv Roy- interrupted by brie! evidence by Hugh Visit Canadians at Shorncliffe London. July Robert Bor- den spent his Week-end in visiting and inspecting Canadian troops and .'hos- pitals at the Shomcliffe base, where ho talked with several hundred wounded men. The premier left Lon- don for Shorncliffe Friday afternoon and Friday evening attended a din- ner given' by Major-General Sam al Commission investigating itoha Parliament buildings contvact entered on its final phase at noon: to- day, when C. P. Wilson, chief Liberal counsel, began his argument on' the evidence produced. He started with the advertisement ca'iling for tenders and announced that he wojild follow up the circumstances as they transpir- ed la chronological order. He declared that he thought thare was no doubt that Thomas Kelly saw the figures in the Lyall tender, and reduced the tender he had- prepared so that it would come ?3000 below Lyall's figures. After the contract was-let, the gov- ernment, he said, without any expert advice, had decided on the important change from oile foundations to cnis Hughes, minister of thi--Canadian at which were gathered Jla- jor-General Sam Steele, commander of the second Canadian division, and the officers of his staff. On Saturday he inspected and reviewed the divi- sion. The men presented, an inspiring turred appearance as thev marched past the Argument in the case is expected saiutinss point "e somewhat lengthi, and will he Armstrong when he returns to town C.ententi of Strong Box The contents of Dr. R. M. Simpson's strong box in the vaults of the Royal Trust Co. were exhibited in court to- day. Only one article found in the vault, a memorandum of a depos- it slip of the Imperial Bank, the pa- per affixed to the Imperial Bank seal and heai 5 corda The memorandum-, had apparently come with a bundle of 1000 bills from the bank, leap- ed and tied, and bore the figures' There was no data given on it An affidavit made by V. W. Hor- wood, formerly: provincial architect, ve-ifyimj the evidence he ga> e befora White Plains Farmers Hear Good Speech at Big Picnic MRS. F HOLT Widow1 of the attack College professor, J P. Morgan and gublpquent suicide caused him to be revealed as Enuc Muenter, who when. a Headier at University ten years' murdered His first wife and evaded the law Between 300 and 400 farmers, in- cluding their wives and children, gathered at the pretty Whltep'iains schoolh'ouse on-Friday last for their mnual U.F.A. picnic. i Whiteplains is fifteen miles north- east of Carmangay, and is the centre of a splenldid." grain-growing district, and the crops in that vicinity are as good as anv where in the southern part of the province. A conspicuous thing about the picnic was the air of progressiveness noticeable among the farmers, due to the prosper- ous look that most of them carried, or more to the spirit of opti- mism arising from the excellent pros- pectb tpl a magnificent crop this fall A refreshment1 booth had been er- ected, and all kinds of refreshments were sold A good programme of sports was held, and a baseba'il game between xBovvvilie and Whiteplains re suited in a tie, 6-6 The event of the dav was a speech I by S S Dunham of Lethbndge, sec jond vice-president of the I' FA Despite the unfavorable conditions for speaking to a large crow d, due to the approach of a thun and .the consequent. uueau- ness of fcOme of his hearers, Mr Dun ham held the close attention of his nier. Mr. July wheat October whiat October MARKETS 1M Low Forteut: WEATHER 40 audience. .A New Spirit Mr Dunham stated that he felt that he 11 as talking to men who made their living bv tilling the soil, and who were working to make their homes in this country, not who mere- ly came into the country to make few Jhousand, then go "back home" to live in He referred to the- fact that the last few sears of bad conditions had put the farmers in a poiition where they would have to uork hard to keep'-thlngn going, but stated that this adversity would in _ __ _ the end prove a blessing, as it has (Continued ready resulted in a new method-of farming, and a new spirit m the far- ___ Dunham recited the touching poem Out of the Old House Into the which represents an old In- diana farmei standing before the old house, in-which he has lived for many jears, looking at the fine new resi- dence which the result of years of toil has enabled him to build His idea m reciting this poem was to bring: home to his'hearers; the fact that thev were still in the old house, and working steadily with the ambi- tion of some day building the new when they had obtained prosperity. One of the tine thoughts that Mr Dunham gav e to his hearers was cant make home out of merely a house; a neighborhood means :more that a Collection of houses." He told them that it was love that made the home, and common inter- ests and svmnattn that made the neighborhood In referring to the work of the UFA, he said that it had promoted several important tnings It hart promoted tree planting, it had caused the farmers to get to know each other, and to work together, and it had helped them out in a business vvav tHe cited the matter of the price of hinder me as a proof of the lat- ter Owing to the action of the U. P A, in bin ing up the entire output of two factories last year, it was possi- ble this year for the member of the U F.A, to buy his twine at 11 cents per pouna, instead of from 13 centi to 17 centB. 'He also mentioned ele- vators of the Co-Operative Elerttor Co. which "he termed the child of the TJ. F A. -These elevators had, in matt proved satisfactory, but In a few cates complaints had been made against them, and tail- ed chleflv as the the severe produced before the commission, written hv him in pursuance ot a re- quest from Sir Rodmond Roblin for an estimate, of the cost of the re- mainder of the steel work, on the Par- lament letter waii ad- dressed to Hon Dr Montague, Min ster ot Public Works, and set out the cost of the work at John Woodman, the architect ployed by the Commission to report >n the work done on the Parliament juildmgs is preparing his report which will be submitted to the com- mission in a week 01 two, before their report Is prepared He had. a consultation with the commission morning, but did not ghe evidence Canadians lobe Well Supplied Machine Guns Toronto. Julv the Cana- dian overseas eipeditionary IOICM will hp equipped mth machine gunJ m much larger numbers he pro- portionately superior in nurobeti, to the British troopsj and that der has been placed, was announced tonight bv Senator the HOB A Lougheed, acting minister o( mi: litia Accompanied by Adjutant-wm- oral Hodgms and staff, lion" Mr Lougheed arrived m Toronto tonight' fiom Niagara ramp Mr Lough-ed added that the gunl would be rushed to the front tifoa completion. PUT A STOP TO Winnipeg, Man, July 1' Pitblado, at the opening of the Per- due Royal Commission this afternoon, intimated tint Attor- ney-General A B Hudson la noitfSM- ranging for an amendment ManltobirlHeetloii axil, of will poiiiMe in future Mr. Pitblado Hid lie had to understand that'the AtMtW- era! will present the'new u at the, next lenlon of the ;