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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 19, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME LRTHBRIDGE, ALBERTA WKDXKSUAY, JULY 191C XL'MBER 185 peep Gloom Prevails Now That Real Truth Is Known Rotterdam. July say there s panic in Germany would be ex- {iUfi-ation. hut it is within the ruth to describe the political feeling s one of deepest gloom. assured that a few days ago here was hardly a man in Hcrlin beleived that a serious military t'l'ort was being made by Hrit- The political attitude of the Ger- lan people is as if a mnv enemy had utcred the Held against them. Their st trusted commentators talked for nonths about Great Britain's paper nny. Events have now shown the ierman public that the pajmr army lad materialised into a great host of rained soldiers who are driving heir own best soldiers from positions liey believeTl impregnable. The result is that tliere is a mani- estatlon of public dismay that is giv-j the government the ern. In Berlin they are talking for' he first time of the possibility of; wjiii' MI the west beiuji I iroken. The vast majority of German j eople long ago Rave up any hope of and any desire anything urther than a speedy neuiie. They bo- ieved in the term in at inn of the war n the ground Iliat the Allies would xert their maximum strengtli in an ttempt to break their lines, that the tiempt would fail and that they then vould be prepared to negotiate a ompromise peace. The possibility of lie allies' efforts succeeding had never UIIEKE SIR SAM HUGHES GOT A VERY MIXED HKCKI'TION RUSSIANS CROSS ARE NOW DAY Pouring Shells a Day Into the German Lines Will) the Army, via London. July ofiirprs. as the result of roufih calculations, declare that along the main I'mnt of our attack since Juno '11 wo liiive heen raining onthe enemy approxi- mately shells nor day. On this basis wo huve useil up in 20 days prujwtiles of all sorts, exclusive of bombs, rifle and machino gnu lire. It is a staggering figure and while it may only be treated as purely approximate, it is illustrative of (lie need to go OH .supplying our troops with munitions without any thought of slacken- ing. Sir Sam on thc hack of his private car as he left Camp Borden after reviewing Canadian troops, part.' of whom hooted the Minister as a result of an outbreak in camp because of bad conditions nf the ground and] the intense heat. He is seen conversing with his brother, Dr. J. U Hughes. Hon. Wallace Nesbitl. is on the step of the car. Sale Is On in Lelhbridge Today Not Known Till Evening eei Six or seven bids from Bosion buy- ers were received this morning by the Southern Alberta Wool Growers' As- sociation for Uieir pound clip ot'graded wool being sold today In the n contemplated till last week when D1JLst woo) sale in the Dominion- ..British forced the 2nd line poa- KELLY SHOULD BE Winnipeg, July may say declared Chief Justice Haw- ell in the hearing of the Kelly case ny he court of appeal this morning ''that f I had heen tin; crown prosecutor at lie trial I would have instructed the ury that they could not find the ac- cused guilty of both theft, and recciv- ng-" Kelly was convicted on both these o lints. II. Dewart, K.C., continued for lie greater part of the forenoon his argument on the reserved case grant- d by the trial judge. Questions for the ourt to rule upon were, he said, honld there he a new trial? If so, on what counts? Mr. Dewart concluded his main ar- gument before the adjournment and was followed briefly by W. A. T. Sweatnian, oiie of his associates. This afternoon B. Coyne, K.C. and R. W. Craig, K. C., will begin the crown's eply. M. P.'s AT THE FRONT Paris, .Inly mem- bers of British colonial parliaments, rbra Canada, Newfoundland. Australia w Zealand am! South Africa, arrived In Paris today and will visit the Brit- ain! French fronts. Kach delega- ion will go to the sector of the front icld by the troops from its own The result of the sale will not be known till this evening, as, the bids were niaile ftn each grade in each clip thus jiniiking Ha long process to fig- ure dill the winning bidders. At three o'clock this afternoon the members of the association went into sessioi NOW GENERAL NA1SMYTH -----_ Cnlgiiry. July W. YV. Naismyth, of tin; Sflih bat- talion, veteran of St. Julien, and a doctor at Youngstown, Alberta, has been made briga- dier-genera! at the front. Action Taken Yet By Govt. But Man Is Coming From Edmonton i 1 g British War Loan Atistriaes in Hasty French and Italians Report Gains Made and Attacks Repulsed London, July Russians have crossed the Carpalh- ;iuns and have penetrated a day's inarch into Hungary, accord- ling to a dispatch to the Star from Petrograd. The dispatch says Russians arc threatening the Austrian rcjir in the moun- tains. The advance is being made, according to this information, by the armies of General which are again on the move after an interval of quiet. Germans Regain Position London. July Germans London. July vote credit will be asked for next week, jwar premier informed ihe house of j nons today. It will be the 31th: pa rjflice announced today. French Progress at Verdun ris. July 19 French made i vote since the outbreak of the war j some progress hist night on the Ver- capturing; positions on the Cornodei Cos ton, was announced today by the war office. A strong attack by the Austrjans on the Italians lines in tlie I-'ausibo sector was repulsed. THRILLING STORY OF THE CAPTURE OF OVILLERS Paris, July to nrt- ParlB Tuesday iho July special dis- patch to the Winnipeg Telegram from .Ottawa says: Over out of the total auth- orized establishment of half a mil- lion have unlisted in Canada. Enlist- ments for tlte fortnight ended July 15 totalled By divisions the enlist- ments in the fortnight were: No. 1, London i73; No. Toronto, No. 3. Kingston-Ottawa, No. -1, Two per cent, beer made its first appearance over local hotel bars yes- terday morning when thc Lethbridge and Alexandra bars put on the near-beer beverage. They didn't ad- vertise It far and wide but it didn't take long for, the news to spread around and it looked quite like old times during the day in these bars to see the foaming thirst quencher adorning the mahogany. The result was that at five o'clock the visible j [supply was sold out and the thirsty t Ottawa, July National Lib- I reverted to apple cider, grape juice eral advisory committee which is still and other substitutes which have been jn session here has spent the entire in order since July 1. road from Albert to Bapaume and tho situation on the British left flank rendered its reduction necessary to greater part of the front the night the line further south. That was quiet. Italian Advance Rome, via London, July ad- vance for the Italians in the Upper Po.nina Valley where they succeeded in to decide on their bids. E Colpman, j Montreal, 538; No. 5, Quebec. 59; No. es could ass manager for the association give the Herald no other tnfor- ation tlmn tlie above when seen after the bids closed at noon. Ulds must be accepted or rejected within 24 hours. GOOD WORK RECOGNIZED' Ottawa, July Edward Fitzger- ald, late of the Canadian Pacific Hail- way company's purchasing depart- ment, and since February last pur- chasing agent for the Imperial mmi- 1 itions board, has been appointed as- sistanc to tho chairman of the board, ,T. W. Plavellc. Mr. Fitzgerald has been performing invaluable work for the board, and his services arc now recognized hy his appointment to the official position of assistant to the i- AO liU 3. Al: Ca 6. Maritime Provinces, 1VL'; No. Manitoba and Saskatchewan, No. 11, British Columbia, berta, fifiit. By divisions the total enlistments are No. I, 3P.UOO; No. i1. No. 3, 36.378; No. -f, No. 5. N'o. No. 10, No. 11, No. 13, Total The beverage sold yesterday was a Calgarv product, but the local brewery morning session in the discussion the question of rural credits. Res- olutions defining the policy of the is working .hard to bring its non-in- party in regard to this question will to a higher adopted. This afternoon there will j arirtbat will tickle the fancy-oC the be a discussion of railway and f loan-1 multitude. So far High BY ACCLAMATION River, July action has been taken against the sellers of per cent, here, although word comes from Edmonton that the attorney general's depart- ment- s sending a man down, from imonton to institute proceedings at and on the result nf the prosecution there the. fate of the two ;per cent, 'under ihe dry law will hinge. The hotel men are selling the liquid out of bottle. They have dis- mantled their beer pumps so cannot sell the keg product, and there was method in their madness for the Her- ald has It on good authority that the Poile minute the beer pump makes its STRIKE IN SPAIN SETTLED_ Madrid, via (Paris, July IS, i.1ii striking railway employees agreed today to resume work im- mediately. It wns decided that their interests would be safeguarded by the plan of arbitration proposed by the government. TAX PROFITS OF SHIPPING FIRMS Lontton, July ment was mode in the house of commons today by Chancel- lor of the Exchequer Reginald that the government had decided to take in taxation 77 per cent, of the excess pro- fits of shipping lirms. was today elected by acclamation to appearance the will bo till the vacancy in the municipal j prosecuted under Section cil of High Hiver. Councillor Poile is well known throughout the province cial problems as well as the desira- bility of having the companies act and bankruptcy laws amended. MEN GO ON STRIKE Ottawa. July employ- es uf the Lyall Construction company employed on the parliament build-! ings went on strike today. The strik-j ers complain of low wages and "docking" for time lost for wet weath- er. A number of men brought to thfi work to replace strikers were forcibly prevented from doing so, it is stated. INJURED WHILE FLYING Vancouver. July T. Mappfn, who received serious injuries on Sun- day at Los Angeles as a result of a Meantime the old topers are trying j fall when his areoplane became uncon- out the two per cent offered and look- trollable, is a financial broker at Van- in vain for the 'kick.1 1 couver Bad Man Jumps From Train; Police In Chase Mounted Police of "K" division riding hard and fast today in an effort to intercept Peter Washington, negro and bad man, who broke from his guard and jumped the train last night this side of Dunmore. So far the fug- itive has not been caught, but SAYS SIR SAM WILL COME BACK WHEN PARLIAMENT MEETS f'Kootenai' Old-Time Mountain Guide Passes Away John Gnorge (Kootenni) Brown, nf'the west. When he returned-, to a, one of the oldest Dcrta. which wns in tho early SO's, (Voter I on Lake: jlrt-timers and one of the most, pic- aresque figures of Southern Alberto, fact, of the whole west, died last light, at Waterton Lakes, west oC vardston, at the age of years. Thus has passed one of the land- narks of the west. Kootenai Brown ivpified the early "wild and v-uolly" ays perhaps as much as any of the left. He is understood to iave been