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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 20, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. TUESDAY, JULY 20, 1915 NUMBER 185 iNorris, in Election State- ment, Declares that En- quiries Will Go on Winnipeg, July T. 0. Norris issued a election ad- dress today. He says the delay in holding the elections was necessary, owing to new lists having to be pre- Investigations in Manitoba are Near Conclusion Winnipeg, Man., July af- ternoon is expected to see the con- clusion of the sittings of the Royal Commission appointed to investigate the charges of a "deal" between _ members of the old and new goveru- pared and also because it is deemed and at least a temporary ces- advisable to Hold back the election I Bation of the original commission till the Fullcrton commission com-1 delving the Parliament buildings The argument of C. P.. Wilson be- fore the latter body will be conclud- ed today, and the reply of A. .T. An- drews who represents the members of the Roblin ministry, is expected to ho very brief. The Commission will then adjourn plcted their report. The address goes on to say "The lirst and most pressing iluty of the present govern- ment is to continue to end -the en- quiry already begun into irregulari- ties which have marked the construc- tion of the parliament buildings and to take such steps as may be neces- sary to recover ior the province the liit'ge amounts oi money illegally tak- en from the public treasury and to invoke the law for the punishment oi the guilty. Nor does the duty of house-cleaning stop here. A prelimin- ary investigation has shown that the charges we have Nmade during the past years as to extravagance anrt incompetence of the late administra- tion tell iar short, of the facts. We propose to proceed with the investi- gations in a straight-forward, manner all departments of the public service, to enforce restitution, to.as- certain who are the guilty ones and to punish such according to law. Premier Morris concludes, saying he appeals with confidence to the elec- torate for a full measure of support and promises to carry out the prin- ciples of the Manitoba Liberal party and prepare an interim report. ias laid down in the platform of 191.1 the fund. Fernie Citizens Subscribe Freely for Machine Gun Fernie, B.C., July to The Jackson of the soliciting committee for funds for the purchase of machine suns, re- ports this evening that over J1000 have' -been secured, besides a contri- bution of a first-class up-to-date dou- ble-barrelled shot gun put up by him- self to be raffled oft for the benefit STRIKE ALMOST ENDED London, TJuIy. strike of the ..miners in the South Wales; coal field is regarded this afternoon as. virtual- ly.' over. It is expected the miners he "back to work, on Thursday bably.- will end the strike, has. been drafted, and has received the approval of tho miners' executive council. It will be submitted to the meiripr en- t. at a meeting in the acK to WOrK on inurauny ill. n uiaoa UK The agreement, which pro-J various districts tonight. Karl Loose, who" WSB arrested at Magrath Lwo-weelis ago on.lbe charge of having arms' in' hitf possession, and also being of notorious pro German character, was fined ?200 and costs, or two 'months', imprisonment, yester- day, after being remanded for thiee days, by Superintendent Pennefather for further information. Superintendent Pennefather, in handing out the sentence, stated that the next man that: comes up before him on a similar be giv- en the maximum fine, Losse paid his fine of 1200 and costs and has been let out on parole as a prisoner of war. The following are tile polling jiaces- In the city of Lethbridge: No. door west, of Police ave. South. No. street school. No commencing A to K, Labor Templel No. 3b Names commencing L to R, Labor Temple No. commencing S to Z, Labor Temple; No, commencing A to K, Central school. No. commencing L to R, Central school commencing 3 to Z, No No No No. Central "school. school, 9th ave. South. 6a '-Names commencing A to L, Westminster school, commencing M to Z, Westminster school commencing A to I, Bailey street school commencing I to P, Bailey street school, No 7c commencing Q to Z, Bulley street school No Miners' Hall, A to L. No Miners' hall, M to Z. No 9 ichool No City Mercantile store No. Lethbridge school. No 13 -Dridgend school No i3_Mlners' hall, Diamond City No lands school Uo RUSS STEAMER SUNK London, July Rus- sian steamer General Radetz- fcy, was torpedoed s-nd sunk by a German submarine on July- 17. Her crew of 22 was saved. BUYING CANADIAN AEROPLANES FOR SPAIN Extending one of the Dominion's new The figures in the picture are Iinv'il FlvinK service and Lieut. Viniegra of the Spanish navy, at Lougbranch, Out., standing be- side one rf he e oplaifes whtah they have just purchased for their government. These aeroplanes are being constructed bv the Canadian' 'Aeroplanes are a'.ready manufactured in several Canadian cities, and tile industry will doubtless be extended. 'PEG FINANCIER FRENCH .AEROS BUSY Union Bank Director Praises Better Methods of Farmers Now Evident R. T. Riley, oi Winnipeg, ng director of the Northern London, July re- ports that French airmen have bombarded the station at Col- -5- mar in Alsace, and returned undamaged. manag- Trust Co., director of the Union Bank and one of the leading financial men of Western Canada, is in the city on his visit. Mr. Riley keeps con- stantly in touch with the entire west and sees the most o[ it every year. He has been through Manitoba, Saskatchewan and practically all of Alberta and he is quite optimistic about crop -prospects, in Northern Alberta there has- been so .much rain that tiie harvest is bound to be late. "In the south, around the Lefchbridge district, I he said Herald, "that tilings looked like.the years when Silver had his big .farm to the south of the city." That was a compliment, because in the .years of tho Silver farm we had banner Riley was much impressed .vvith Hie showing.of alfalfa Felger dry land farm south of the city. He sa'id it was as a he had ever seen on non-irrigated land. What'is needed "now to assure, a big crop m Southern Alberta, decmicd Mr Ri'ey, is some ol steady warm weather, Generallv Mr Riley is very hopeful about the luture of ag- riculture in the The- farmers S. B. Hillocks, M.P.P. Delivers Strong Appeal to People of North Ward to Support Act S B. Hillocks, Conservative mem- ber for North Calgary in the Legisla- ture, and a" gifted orator, set forth with new emphasis .the arguments in support of the new Liquor at a big open-air gathering on the grounds of .Westminster school, in the North Ward' last riight. He dwelt upon the fundamentals of the highest ideals of citizenship, the pow- er of the franchise-to free men from the burden of the liquor traffic. He damned the traffic as something Which was branded from the very he- ginning by the law, which did not re cognize it as a legitimate business At one point in forceful address he launched into a vlgoious denuncia tion of the civic administration in per- mitting the street cars to carry ban ners bearing the fundamental doc- trine ot anarchy "Legislation does not build character" He deplored the administration which would lor a few paltry dollars allow such a doc trine to be flaunted in the laces oi the public' said the citizens should be ashamed to the declared Jiev for orie, would walk while ne was in tiie citv. speaks again this ev- ening in the Majestic Theatre, dos ing the campaign lor the forces. forgot sometimes that they and the'boys'of the North Ward churches' j maiched from at Andrew's to fare of their boys and- even though it meant the loss of their jobs R. T. Page also spoke, appealing to the young men to .better their: pros- pects by doing away with the bar. Mr.'Hillocks traced the rise of civ- ilization iti the rights of citizenship from the days of early serfdom to the time when Gladstone had given men greatest power, that of: the franchise. had at one time meant serfdom. Today mon laborer stood equal with- the princes of the realm in the .courts of the land.- The burden of the ;r.ule of the land owners, the wealthy class nas felt today, but the people were not responsible for that balden The> weie responsible for the burden of the liquor traffic, and they had the m the franchise of freeing themselves of that burden. Citizenship meant community inter- est The true citizen "was concerned for the uplift oi his community He was a .creature .of. his environment, but was also responsible for his en vlronment He was responsible for the environment in which his child ren grew up It was, therefore, the duty of true citizens to be agents for the mastery of their environment of LiquorTrafflc The true principle of had allowed themselves to become iD war the pro Thc end of S-: .f and there were one or two very acceptable solos. Dr Levering prMidxd al the rally, and opened with an impassioned ap- peal to the voters to vote for future generations, asking them if they JcouW no'neitiy vote the viel- S the welfare and 'development of the race. Ho must be the implacable foe, then, of the traffic which rots the body, dalnnB the and sends a mm. down to the lowed depths_____ on Page London, July 20. On the Aus- tro-ltalian front substantial gains arc claimed; by Rome in Carnia, while it 'is declared the assault along the Isonzo is being pur- sued with redoubled energy, is producing gains. and best to must-keep with- -tiie methods oi farming ii they an succeed-and-the departments oi agri- culture should devote their eneigics to farmers the sanest and most advanced information. The past years have been beneficial teaching -the farmers lessons in school-oi bitter experience. It is just the with the business man Conditions arc unusual just now and economy is being practiced. When conditions become normal again Mr the points out the, will not rush back to business men Hie extrava- gant expenditures. They have learned where they wasted money and they will" not 'Waste again. More careful methods 'will be adopted and the country w ill benefit. So it is with the farmers. They have learned by experience the proper method of farm ing and consequently crop failures are not likely to occur so easily in the future. STEAMER IS SUBMARINE VICTIM July Dutch vessel Saturday landed at Aberdeen, Scot- land, tire' crew of the Russian steam- er Bahva of Riga, which was sunk by a German submarine1, sixty miles east southeast of-the Shetland Islands on Friday. The Balwa was bound from Dlyth, -England, for Archangel, Rus- sia, with a' thousand tons of coal. LIEUT-COL WILLIAM MORRISON Commanding the Eaton Machine Gun Battery, Second Canadian Contln gent He rose tenant to lie- seven months 1 rank ol quite an in SKT- MABKETS 137 105'A WEATHER High Low Forecast: Fair and warm. Heaviest Alberta Vote Ever Polled is sults Bulletined f'We believe that-the drs's will have a majority in LeUibridgc of at least 500 forces. "The Lcthhridgu vote will be Evacuation of Polish Capital Expected af Any Forces Unable to Withstand Great Pressure London, July great German offensive in the east is shown in the latest official re- ports to be seriously threatening the Russian possession of War- saw. The evacuation of the Pol- ish capital cannot be far distant, in the opinion of many military observers, as from both north and south the Teutonic pressure is being exerted with seemingly Ir- resistible force. In the centre. General von GoM- witz has driven the Russians back on the near defenses of the city. The German report claims an advance to points within 20 miles of the stronghold. To the southeast the AuBtro-GermanR are pressing on the LubUn-Cholm railroad line, capturing Krasnot- tay, and threatening by further advance to compass an encircling movement. Further east, alio, the are advancing to complement the German effort. Windau, in Courtland, hac been captured by the who are advancing towards Riga, moysment in the Baltic provinces rendering the Russian lines to the south still more insecure. Petrograd admits a general re- trograde movement. Even on the old Bzura-Rawka line, which so long withstood German attacks, the Russians are falling back, ac- cording to a Berlin report. Provides in New Loan Aid to Possible Allies London, July the new- vote of credit in tbo House, Premier Asquith announced that for the first eighteen days oE July war ex- landslide ior the interests, ihere thev are had beefl and that the .-rats of liquor the Uo estimatesjexpendituie shooed dailv natural oi the voting tomoirovv lalp tendency to "-ise The item ot loans choice. EacTi side is conlidcnt o[ vie-! to the Allies of Great Britain might torv, and each side is exerting every i also, "the Premier pointed out, grow with the adhesion to tiie allied cause of states not participating in the eflort to, make it a victory. The polls will open at 8 o'clock in the citv tomorrow and remain open unt.t 6 o'clock. These hours will pre- vail in every poll in Lethhridge city riding. The hours in polls out- side the cities are Ironi 9 to n: The largest vote in the history of the province is expected tomorrow. The campaign lias been a warm one and intense interest is manifest over the entire province. People will flock to the polls" as they have never done before. Voters who will consult the list of polling sub-divisions published in the Herald yesterday ascertain just where they must vote. No voter who is entitled to use the ballot can he refused a vote, but ii his name is not on the lists as posted, he wiit he re- iiuued to take the prescribed oath Returns of citj polls should be com plete by eight o'clock and wilh- he bulletined at the Herald office, to- gether with whatever outside results can be obtained. Voters are counsell- ed to. vote as early :as possible. war. The Premier estimated that would carry Great Britain to the end of Sep- tember, but in view of possible con- tingencies, the Premier drew special attention to the change in the word- ing of the of credit, In. the present case, empowers the gov- ernment to expend .money in loans, or grants to states other than those ing within the category- of "his esty's Allied Powers.' Chas. Kane Hurt Found in an unconscious condition underneath his car which overturned in some manner near the traffic bridge at tho' rivor bottom, 'Alfalfa' Chas. Kane was picked up by'R.'M. Slahoney of Coallmrs't, -and brought to the Gait hospital this, afternoon and placed under care of Dr. ,J.. E, Lovoriug. Hcs is still In an uncon- scious condition, although the doctor savs ha will recover. Particulars ot the accident are as yet unknown. It is thought that the car must have run too close to the embankment and turned turtle. SOUTH ALBERTA Undue Pressure on Farmers is Unwise; Business Men' Should Aid in Every Way Should the farmers of the Leth- bridge district deem it wise this fall to contribute to the more orderly marketing gram bv sticking their wheat, they, should receive whatever assistance in' a business aud financial way .the business men of Lethbndge can give them This was the concensus-rof a gathering of bankers, wholesalers and implement dealers in the Board of Trade rooms yesterday aftereoon, at which, the whole matter of- -marketing -of grain, and what assistance was necessary for the farmer, in aiding him to adopt the policy of grain thrashed out. stacking, was The crux, ot .the question was put to the meeting in pithy sentences fly President Mainoch, who said that a steady flow of gram to the markets was desirable ind that the best regulator of prices as tho stor age at point of production This re quired credit facilities and forbear ance on the nart of creditors This is where the business men could help and though many of them were sov- ment men present were of opinion that they should do whatever lay in their .power to aid the farmers in carrying out ouch a pollcv, should conditions be that they deemed it wise to do so Pay Back Government It was the concensus of opinion, at happened to be .owing; tor-seed gram and relief This policy, in Men of the president and many present would establish a sound basis of credit for the s The stacking of grain said Mr Marnoch, was a policv required credit ficilities, but which woifld re suit m better returns for the farmers, and thus reflect on business general. Iv In farming and in business spoke the president, 'the strenuous times we have passed through have snaken out the weaklings and the quitters Those of us who are left, are nere to sta} We should see to it that we make conditions liveable for ourselves and for other's and see to it that we do not squander our pat- mony by unwise dealings with 1 eople outside Our investments are made the farms are m cutn ation, summerfal low is the rule The farmers seem to have more confidence in the country than ne ha-e Let us judge him by his actions and do not be stampeded Undue pressing lor the re pavment of debts will damage us ail in the "long run 'The effect on prices of stacking and storage of grain on the farm nat urallj brings uo the question nf fin anclng current cash expenses and of debts' Our local bank era and wholesalers are governed by head office, but they are in posses- sion of loi-al facts, and should pass these on for consideration If one set of creditors presses than the other, the apnle cart 'is upset The people s money, through the gov- ernment, was put up to assist "the so though some demurred, that We should aid in getting farmers should be assisted in ever) this paid hack as quickly as possible, to pay back to the government which will bo the very beat possible this tali, or as Boon, as posiible, what'establishment of our credit, BEST IN MSI Winnipeg, July Canadian requires siv of good hot dry and light winds to ma- ture the uliich promises a fair average all the three provinces and a bumper m some sections Man- itoba has a fair average crop in sigb.1i provided she gets a month of suit- able -weather Saskatchewan six at least and with most favorable weather from now on. will not get more than an average crop over her whole territory.-There are sections which hate magnificent crops, but theie are many sections where the crop is not only late but extremely uneven, and badly choked with Alberta, southern and central Uberta, has a tremendous stand of long well formed leads It is exceedingly lush and will require quite weeks of the best weather to insure its being harvested loss] Discuss Normal and Ag'l Schools at Big Meeting A communication'has been sent out b) the Lethbridge board ot to the boards of agricultural so- cieties and school boards of sodthem Alberta announcing a public' meeting to be held m the Knights of Hall here on Thursday, July 29th at 8pm f he object of the meetibg IB to discuss the need for a Njirjiul school and an agricultural sc southern Alberta Resolutions be submitted to the meeting n ing the Alberta government to lish an agricultural school at' point in south and school in Lethbridge Dr J G Rutherford will the meeting The letter signed 07, >r W D Mayoi L, Hardie, -H'.' A juayui v u, n. n Killop, chairraan'of the boarif- cation, and G R Marnocli of the board of, trade During thejr 'travels in bridge dutuct PrraidMt S S Dunham) cluurn relations committee .1 trade have sotimW c matter of sending del _ _ meeting and have in promised tnat dclegt'- sent A large and en' ing is looXetl for, ;