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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 20, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta LKTHHRIDC.E. ALBERTA TIII'USDAY, JULY 20, NUMBER 186 Fear That Capture By British Is In- evitable. Say Another Sub. Has Arrived. Dr. Mewburn Has New Honor Baltimore, July and on tin; vci-ge of panic, tho crow ot' the Mciitsdiiand rlrend the onlor that will start them on their rciiiirn voyage nc-ross I he At Ian lie. None IhcUnvc they will the dniKtiot being thrown our by tho allied mii'sors now- off the ciij. feel sure that they will f ncr Vims to the enemy cruisers. sliot from the yiiwninK llVhe cannun nor hall from tf rifles in (lie little nu but from diH- fiblcd in the net iliat tbe -niM.'iny is. tsproadiiig just oft" the ihree- niife limit. Members of the cnnv whose names ttlll go down in history loij the c-ro- ntioii of a new cnrnmeivial ora, have j openly expressed this fooling to i friends on Locusi Puinc. They have told these Unit Captain Paul KoniK, the (hipper and daring. commander of the submersible, is do-' ins everythinff in his power to keep iil> their spirit and make them look on the bripht side of the affair, but the men cannot scu this side of the ven- ture. Prepare to Leave Baltimore, -Mil.. July to leave port at any mnmcMit, Captain Paul Konig. commander of the Her Calgary. July to news that has been received here by L. T. Mcvvburn, his brother, Dr, F. Hamilton Mew- burn has noiA been promoted to the important position of chief surgeon of of Con- naught's Canadian Red Cross Hospital at Cliveden, England. This is the forget Canadian hos- pital in England. AN-AMJiHH'OrK AIKKSAGK Dr. Minvbnrn and an old tintoi s ;i former resident of Lethbridgc. I Enter i French Take Nev German Positions at Hardecourt _______________________ Inscription marked by Tommy Atkins on- the cap of a big Uritish shell aboul to lie tossed into the German lines. Nearly 400 on Today's Excur- Speeches and Interesting Sights RUSSIANS BROUGHT DOWN ZEPPELIN London. Jury Zep- liGlill winch recently raided Kifia was ilit several by Russian anii-aiivnifi iriins and crocked near Tnkum. accord- ing to n Central News dispatch from ihn I labile ir.ioting re- ports rerpived iit Cologne. Tim majority ol' lliu crew of the air- ship v.-as saved and Herman en- gineers i-e.seneii the engine and other imns of the machinery. HAKE SHIPS NOW excursion In Ihc Expprlineillnl j Here from Calgary via A, Br- today brmiEl.t a Paul Konig. commander of the tier- VJ" L man merchant submarine Deutsch- h'igger crowd ot farmers and their, land put on his uniform for the first inlo the city than has ever yet. time since he landed horn II days cliai-ucienswi ay of these popular ex- ago and. for several hours this morn- cursions. The nun, winch ran clear ing stmiie.rt.fie' charts of the.Paianaco f'bruufiir from CialBjiry: brought farm- JHiver and Chesapeake Bay .with.- Cup- i Frederick Ilansch, commander of the -North. German-Lloyd iincr, Ncckar. ors and their fumiliea from afmoKt civfiry iiiternietlinte point, with the re-1 suit that when the train readied tli I York, cor- Russians Make Big Gains irespondent of the Tribune cables j p [from London ;.s lolkuvs: j ln Hotmimiia will cdsl her loll tlie allies in Ilic very near Thai is the beliol' in July al- iLondon today. The plight tacks in tin; Soinmc region were i Austria. Ihc continued successes i delivered Wednesday night on Uif the Russian armies, of lllc rivcr- On tlle 'that have reached aiul passed lianlc, trenches in the Har- liorder and the nn- decoiui sector were taken, while pending allied olVensive from sou 111 of the river all German SaloniUi will lead, it is expected, Iron I line trenches between Bar- ix and Sovccourt fell IRISH BILL COMES ON NEXT WEEK the London, July house ot Vv'otiiies- ilay- Premier Asqnith inlontieil John Redmond that Mm Irish government bill would be in- troduced nest week. lo an important decision. i Information from Hucharcsl forecasts dcvelopmenls at al- most jinv moment. Expected that Several Thousand More Troops Will Be Rushed Overseas Vcrv Shortly Ottawa, July !tt. parunent has liei: The Militia i not! lied by Lieut. Kesinald W. U Crawford of Victoria, B.C., son ol F. L. Crawford, British authorities that a number of ships will shortly lie available for the i transportation of troops, y'his is the 1 causei of .the forthcoming big move- I been promised possession of boili sides riient of troops-from western Ontario, of the stated catr.- Tiiese happen to be ready to proceed I in a summary of the proceed- "ngG of the army and navy commit- tee of the duma, as published in the i British Govt. Grants Mesopotamia Campaign ''Also Included overseas. Transportation been one of the chief problems and the Canadian Petrograd newspaper, Rnssky Klovoe. London, July government into French hands. Announcement of the French success is made in this afternoon's war office bulle- lin. British Advance London, July fighting continues on the Somme front. The war office announced today that the British had gained ground in Delvilile wood and at Longueval. North of the Ijonguevsil-Bazentin position the Brit- ish unshed forward their line. East of Leipsic redoubt, bombing .parties made substantial advance during the night. Russians Gain Important Point Petrograd, via London, July Thc office announced today that Kugi, an important point in the Cau- casus was occupied by Russian forces on Tuesday. Russian Drive Developing London, -Inly wireless dis- patch from Rome says reported from Petrograd that a great battle is developing in Jablonitiiu, the results of which thus far have been favorable to the IIS, tlie super-submarine the German merchani Bremen. Hying marine Hag. had made her way into Loin up to Bridgeport, Conn. This report came from the same person who told of the arrival of ihe Deiltschlaml one flay rivecl at Baltimore. The the sister vessel of the DeuUehland, carrying a similar cargo of tonnage and making about the same speed. There are said to be six other super- many things by Supf. Faivlickl and his i with which j staff regarding the rotuiion of crops, mijt hg iiad been In for four-j and also regarding the growing of small fruits. Later in the afternoon the crowd was addressed by II. A. Craig, deputy heforo that super-submarine ar- minister of agriculture, who came firemen is Mown from lOdnioutou, and S. S. 'imm, vice-president of ihc. Ir.P'.A. Yesterday's Crowd Yesterday a big crowd fame down from the-High Hiver line, Jiud were sutaMiinesTinrterconstruction in KM entertained on the. farm. The speak- and Wilhelmshiiven. It is understood jers yesterday wore .las. Weir, vice- that the Bremen is bringing with her i President U.F.A.. who made a happy about 1000 tons of chemicals and dye- wpeech that delighted everybody; S. 6 tuffs. LIBERALS AOOPI IE S. Dunham, P. P. Woodbridge, tars- of the U.F.A.. and W. J. Ste- phens, principal Clarcsholm agricul- tural school. _ The fanners were all most enthns- jiastie over tbe splendid reception by Snpt. Fail-field and his assistants, and over the -opportunities given them of learning much about methods of farm- ing. The short, lectures given Iliem as they were driven from plot to plot were of the utmost value. teen months. BOMB ITALIAN TOWN Berlin, by wireless to Sayville, July naval sciuadron of aeroplanes dropped ninety heavy and light bombs on railroad anil military establish- i. ments in Treviso, Kaly. during the j night of July lfi-17. says an offldlll Austrian statement of July 17. The wore successful. One aeroplane is missing. j ACTIVITY IN ALBANIA Berlin, via Sayville, July vival of.aclivity in Albania, where the military situation has been virtually unchanged for months, is reported in the oflicial i HOLIDAYS 11 problem of the Dardanelles. An agree- recognized there was widespread, gen-1 region of the river Stokhod in Vol- mnnt has been made between anxiety regarding these cam-ibynia, have been repulsed, the war and her allies whereby we are prom- ipnlgns and deprecating any debate ised both sides of the straits. This which might give an impression that agreement has not been published, but (the country was in any way divided, we consider it our duty to make government' thought it right to known." institute two separate inquiries into ________________. the campaigns. The government bad nr. uo ilcsire to conceal the past short- DIVIDENDS COUNT comings of tbe arrangements in Meso- Londou, July Daily Mail potaraia or to shield those responsible. says the German-United States Pe- i jje inquiries would be held by London, July Sir Doug- troleum company, tbe German branch sman bodies composed of both bouses las Haig, in a letter to munition work-i Of the Standard Oil company, a representative of Australia ers says: "Lei tlie whole British nat- i nounees it has overcome the British !wjlust. troops ban taken such a gal- m forego any idea of a general hoi-j blockade enough to pay a 20 per cent, j jn the Dardanelles opera- lay until our goal is reached. A dividend as against 21'Vi: per cent. last Itiniis, and would be held in secret. Sir decisive victory will year. It has draw upon its Galiciaa I Carson accepted the premier's speedy then be ami ours." Ottawa, July the im- portance and number of (Tie subjects under consideration by the National Liberal Advisory council, the agenda was not finished today, as And the council will meet again to- morrow. The conimitiuR on social re- form and hculili legislation, which re- ported through .1. K. Atkinson, ol' Tor- onto, recommended imiiiediaiu legis- lative action for old age pensions and mothers' pensions, and that national systems of health insurance and unem- ployment insurance should be estab- lished as soon as possible after a thor- ough investigation so as to effect as ILL IN MS. Minneapolis, July 10. Sale oE (ho new three-year French government loan bonds which began throughout the country at 10 o'clock this morn- inn will he extremely heavjMn Minne- apolis and vicinity, according to indi- cations in -the offices of the Minne- apolis companies interested in the underwriting oE the loan. quarters it is believed In some much -us Bide an Insurance as possible against the suffering, poverty and economic J will be subscribed -in the loss which is consequent upon sick- Twin Cilins atone. The entire loan totals "If is the most attractive foreign ness and unemplnynient. The committee on rural tlminirh John Hlnin, of lloan Hint has been said Ly- Ottawa sirnnsry urged the adoption of; man K. Wakefield. treasurer of (he ____ ngry a system of rural cred- Wclls-Uickey its to assist agricultural development, hankers. company, investment Hon. Kdvvard Brown, of Manitoba, and Hon. A, ('aider, of Saskatchewan, gave 'smne illuminative data showing Hie bmtefMs of such a system, and this council endorsed tlie comniiHoo's re- "Its security is ot the best, the French government, agreeing to main- tain collateral against the loan of 120 pur conl. at all times. If Iho market value on any of the paper offered na security drops Franco must purchase establishment of a federal bank- additional collateral." rnntey law and moro adequate control of limited liabilily companies was by (be council looking to the commended by a cnniiiilUcc under the [encouragement of land settlonicnt ami chairmanship of S. Jacobs, K.C., of ctinitablo conditions for tho Montreal. jagrirultHriata. IJoji. Sydney prnson'.fid the I Thin evening the members of the ment issued today. AUBtro-llniigariaii slate-j M.I'.. chairman of Hie. Labor ml Roumanian wells for oils former- rson, My employed from the United States. icon- nference, replied: are resolved to postponement of all hoi-! FRISCO SYSTEM SOLD SI. Louis, July St. Louis diau battalion under command of LI-.- Col. T. Pagnuolo, lias been disbanded and the men enrolled in it have Ireun sent as drafts lo other London, July Lloyn s dian units. This action is taken in i patch from Algiers states the Italian consequence of tho fact tbat various steamship Anselo has been sunk by II French-Canadian battalions now re- a submarine. The crew was landed, laid, railroad. Tlie price was the amount I fixed .by the court. QUEBEC POLITICIAN DIES Montreal. July Milton JIcDon- ex-M.L.A. for Bagot. Quebec, died cruiting have been i full quota of men. o Set The Greet steamship i at Point.a.Pi night after an 111 is believed to have been sunk. of 24 hours, in his liOth year. offer and withdrew his motion. I Winnipeg, July special to tlie Winnipeg Telegram from Ottawa says: "The whole question of the expor- tation ot nickel matte will be ro- office announced today. Operations in Galicia are being notably affected by the overflow of the river Dneister, which is flooding large areas. BILL! 1SAIYPRES, "Billy" Carnill, hero of St. Julleiu one of the members of tho Lethhridge machine gun squad of the 10th bat- talion which went through the great fight of Ypres a year ago, has re-enlist- ed. Last night he went up to Fred Downer, recruiting officer for the rail- way construction corps, and signed ou again. Today he is wearing the uni- form in which he first saw fighting at Ypres. "I am'fit and well said Billy to the Herald today. "I might stay -w i I A II and included in this will be a AVERAGE CENTS AT BIG SALE WHICH HAS JUST CLOSED In what is termed by members of I pleased with the sale, the Southern Alberta Wool Growers' Thc following arc the average prices Associate as the biggest woo, sale j ever this pail or (lie country, in fart, in the entire west, about. pounds of govern in cut graded wool WHS sold today by mi-mbiTs ol' the association at an average price of 32Va cents, which constitutes tho best average price paid for a long time 1'or the wool. A totr.! of "50.000 pounds remained unsold because the owners refused the prices Ud on it. Clips not sohl inclurt- iXelison. :10; Harry Goodwin, Ex- perimental Farm. SB: J. H. Bennett, 132.67; A. A, Illuekloek, li- Blacktock Bros., A. Rob- urcs not yet being compiled, will he published later: Crest and Colpinan, H. tcrsQll, 32.22; IX M. Kuller, H. Perritt. 30: H. Hardy, 30; Gagon, L. Marker, .1. G. JIAUKETS cd those oMlay Kniizhl, Knight SUi Co., J. T. llcnnsger. II. T. Allen G. Mendenball. Par! Knight's ]jujy clip is at Provost, and it is likely all of his clip will be hid oil there. Ampns the buyers are roproiontR- lives of some of the biggest wool July wheat October wheat viewed In a statement to be issued by lionie. and with honor to myself, too, the Dominion government in a few But I think I am able to go through it again, and am willing to. I am dis- gusted with many of the young, un- attached, able-bodied men round bore who have not yet enlisted, who think more of a good time and an easy life than they do of British rights and reiterates its former statement that no Canadian nickel 1ms reached Ger- many since the outbreak of the war, and that none will be (i part of the cargo of the submarine Dcutschland." A Plant in Hamilton Hamilton, July represen- of the International Nickel company of New Jersey were in the city to look over prospective sites and flax 1 FLOOD LOSS WILL REACH MILLIONS Ashevllle. i.V. C.. July waters in the Uarolinas flud portions iof adjacent slr.tes were rapidly reced- 'ing today, leaving In their wake a report on aHrir.ltllural and 'council entertained at dinner by firms ia Chicago and Boslon. ami Hie leclslallvi) proposals were Kir Wilfrid Lauriir. members of tlie Association are wVll WEATHER Hljjh Low 'F6r'ecast; Fino'and warm. property loss variously estimated at to and a list of deaths from drowning lias stead- ily Increased since .tho rose, Sunday. Today .the toll of human life stood at 31, with prospects that Ihe party said, however, tbat the pro- posal to establish here a coke oven plant made this city a favorable loca- tion. NEUTRALS TORPEDOED Cojiehagen, via London, July It was announced today that two more neutral vessels had been torpedoed, The Rilzau News Agency .-says they were the Dutch iron ship Denula alid the Swedish schooner Bertha, and that might be-Increased still further. i their crews were landed at Nyborf. protecting the freedom of Canada. I have tried once or twice to re-enlist but have been turned down. Now I have been accepted, and I hope to get over again soon." THE FIRST CANADIAN AVIATOR TO BRING DOWN HUN MACHINE Ottawa, July Earl W. Farrow, of Ottawa, the first Canadian aviator to bring dotvn a German ma- chine, recently had a narrow escape from death while participating ;in an aerial attack on enemy positions. ONE CENT PAPER WILL BE THING OF PAST IN SHORT TIME Washington, July penny iiewspnper will be a thing of the past within a short predicted Secre- tary of Commerce William G. ncdfleld today. '.Prices have .increased all along the line in nearly all commodi- ties and within the last few months, there lias been a steady increase, in the price of: materials entering into tlie making of And au increased demand tor. paper." ;