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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 21, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLIJMK IX. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA MONDAY. .IfLY "21, XCMBICH 189 E Who Set OiT Bomb in IVe- Paredness Parade, IJlowi-ij Many People to Bits Will lie Shown No Mercy if Caught. San.Fiam'isco. July pros- pure of public sentiment aroused over tliu bomb explosion during preparedness parade here, the author- ities today were working with Hie de- termination to run the perpetrator to earth. The death list is now six. It }H expected that, and probably more of the 44 injurert, would be -ulded, Jive of the victims being reported ill a rritical condition. Led by Mayor Rolph. who offei-uil a rowan! of for the arrest of (be culprit, scores have volunteered their services. AH a result of conferences between lUaynr Rolph and Governor Hiram Johnson, it was regarded as likely that tho state would supplement the city's action with the offer of a large re- ivard for the assassin. A private reward of lian been offered by the brother of one of the victims. Terrible Outrage San Krandsro, July Kir.n- Cisco's great preparedness parade yt'ti- torday afternoon was made tiio SCGIUJ of one of the most terrible bomb ouf- rufiefi since tho llaymarket riots in Chicago. The city is stunned by the mad act of a man who set an infernal machine at the crowded corner of Stuart and Market streets and left it to unchain death and destruction. Six were killed and 40 men, women and children were injured when the bomb exploded at o'clock. Blown Out of Existence "fwr, standing beside me. blown to .said Mrs. Kings- ley Van Loom, who with her two chil- dren; was injured. The. polite .say it. is' possible" that some bodies were blown out of existence. There is no trace of the nmn who left the bomb, timed to explode, shel- tered in a cheap suitcase, by the side of the marchers. ON NKKEL Won't Trust international Co., But Will Refine Product Right at Home Toronto, July H. G. How- ard Ferguson, minister of lands, for- ests and mines for Ontario, announces in the near future Ontario will refine her own nickle. iie would not give any details, but paid "We won't be satisfied with the International Nick- el Company doing their refining in Nova Scotia wiiere it is announced they may erect their plant. Ontario nickel be refined in Outai Washington, July Brll- ain's partial reply to Ihe United S'.atii.s' note protesting against interference with is regarded by of- ilcials as principally be- j cause it with specific cases in- Jptead of tl" principles involved. Of- ficials infer from the that Great llrh.un is to up- hold her attitude which tho United Stales regards as unwarranted and in law. HOOZIER POET IS DEAD In Running Kighl Kritish Light Forces Do Damage to German War Boats With Very Little Loss lo Their Own Vessels. I .DIM! on, July 2-I.--Six German tor- pedo boat destroyers were engaged in u rmiiiiiiK liKlU. by the light oil' Srhou wen bank Sunday, says ;in official statement issued by the British udniiralLy icday. The (Jyr- niaii vessels v.-cro repeatedly hit, but limy succeeded in reaching tin: Iffcl- gian coast. Tlic text of iho official statement says: -Inly "2, while Ihe North hinder-light vessel, some of our light, forces sighted destroyers whn retired before damage con lit be in- dicted them. "Subseiineiitly ofC the Sehouwen bank six em-my destroyers were en- gaged and a running fight ensued, dur- ing which the enemy was repeatedly hit, but he succeeded in reaching the Belgian coast. "Out of our vessels was hit once and one olHcer and one man was .slightly wounded. There was no dam- age or Casement Is Refused An Also Clearing Aus- Appeal To-House of Lords trians From The Carpathians i London. .Iiilv Frederick K. Smith, attorney general :luis inliniiiK'd lo KogiT (-iiseinent's solicitors Hint In- is lo "Tsui I his fin! would enable Cnsouii'iil's appeji! n.Ljiiinsl Ihe ideiitli sentence passed on him I'or (reason in eonneclion with Hie Dublin rebellion curried to Ihe Ilon.se of Lords, hesouth- tta BRITISH iMAKE SOME FURTHER GAINS Hun Losses Are Over Two Million Lcndon, July cas- ualities to date are ac- cording to the Daily Telegraph, which claims the figures are offic- ial. .Dr. King, of Cranbrpok and A. of Ferhie, Are Well Received carry the Fernio riding tic gathering Conservative Cranbrook; H.C.. first big Kim fired in the Liberal campaign in this district came off. last evening in tli-1 Band half, in the historic town of Kort Svisle, when Dr. J. II. King, rer for the Cranbrook district, ni Alex Fisher, who will successfully in the iddressctl an enthusias- Steelo has been a strotiKlioId for years past, bnt despite tliis fact, the bail was comfortably filled and the joint meeting proved n most successful affair. Past President Jack of tiie Fort Steele Liberal Association was in the chair. After complimenting the electors of Steelo for their splend- id turn-out to hoar the issues ot tiie day called oa Dr. King, who was received with vociferous ap- plause. The closest attention was man- ifested and tlio points made by the candidates were (illicitly appreciated and heartily applauded. TltPre was no mistaking the lomper-ol.' the meeting. It was cordial and enthusiastic, a real old .time Liberal gathering. About Hirer- hours wore taken tip. the keen- est interest being -manifested, from beginning to end. It augurs well for what is to follow. Dr. King in Fine Form -Dr. King gave, a vigorous, fighting speech, The camliflnto discussed the issues of the campaign and the mal- administration of the one-man gov- ernment. The first matter torched up- on by the doctor was the cutting off of the Tort Steeie district from the fraubrook riding. This was a political E1EL11LE! Southern Alberta Facing An- other Serious Price Has Jumped Tiiat the binder twine situation is serious is admitted by the machinery and other firms who handle this pro- duct necessary for the nig harvest now in sight. The .Mexican situation is said to he primarily responsible, shortage ol' sisal Dicing the direct jIJ cause. The effect has been immedia lei, apparent on the price. Last year niosi Government May Not Introduce Will be Very Active in House Pefroijrad. .Inly forc- Lit-s ol' Grand Duke Nicholas OJHT- lating in Turkish-Armenia are 'steadily advancing upon the i'or- jtified town of Krzingmi front Urn north and south, says a Russian, jollicial statement issued today. j On fhe east Russian advance 'guards arc within 15 miles of the place which is eighty miles xoulhwes! ol' Erzerum. London, July acute has been readied in the Irish Autrians Admit Defeat Vienna, July the men- ace of a heavy Russian assault the Atisirians in the Carpathian region OE Southern Hnkowina, south east of Ta- ion and unless the situation suddenly itorow- have withdrawn towards Ui changes doubt is expressed whether j raam. ridse of Carpathians. Hi the govL-r duce an will bi- able to intro- Austrian war office announced today. amending bill this week as In addition to the Irish subject liia government will have, many quest ions British, Success London. The battle on the British. ijl northern France was resumed will havr. manv questions i jl noe ius attention during the I today along the whole Jme from Young Austrian Struck By Run- away Inquest -Will Be Held Completes Remarkable Feat-But Forced to Descend in German Lines in Roland rnie, July in the Andryeryk, a youns Austrian, twenty-two years of age. a rope rider in Xumber One Mine, I South, Coal Creek, was killed by a run-away trip of loaded coai car.s yes- terday evening. It seoniK the cable broke, the cars run back down an -incline catching-Uie young man and crushing tho life out of him between the cribbing at the side of tiie tunnel and the cars. An inquest will be held 'Wednesday lo ascertain the cause of accident. That is not thu worst of it. Unless there is a short crop in some part of ihe west releasing part of the supply onleruii..- j'or thai district, Hojithe'rn Alberta will be Imrrt put io find j enough to tie up the grain. The Inter- i national Harvester has exhausted the supply available.for this district, am other firms are umlerni.oud lo be similar position. while the introduction liy-.Asquith of a new vote of war credit will open a general debate on the conductance of the war. Paris, July Marshal, o'f the French Aviation last month left French soil and flew over the Ger- man capital upon which be dropped! proclamations and then continued his I flight. Intending to land within -the Russian lines. He was forced to j descend, however in Poland and was I taken prisoner by the Germans. in the course of his jour- ney covered in continuous flight a dis- tance of. about -1.807 miles most of which lie travelled during theoiight. S OF RE TIN GAMER London, July coiors of the Ol' paralysis. The famous hoos- Kegina battalion were deposited in i jcr JIOCj nad for some Canterbury Cathedral on Saturday v wfu stroiccs, been afternoon. Lieut.-Col. T, R. Perrett, Majors Cram, Peart, .Man- ile and Captain North with eighty men attended. Dean Mace and Suh- Idean Stuart officiated. The colors, with those of the Edmonton battalion. (t'ONTIKUEU OX PAGl! 4) Dread Plague Is Increasing New York, July the 1'4 hours ending at 10 o'clock this morn- ing there were 31 doathK and nuw :ases of infantile paralysis, .rpi-nrifert in the greater city as ngainst. '2.'A deaths and 1 hew cases during the corres- ponding period Sunday. M. Police Capture Negro Fugitive at Etzikdm F'cte Moses K. has Imfin captured. The fugitive was; tnlion in i low tliis morning by the Mounted -ice a( KUikom, according to word re- Iceivfid at noon Uy Superinteiidonl Fen- ralhor of Xo details rO the caphire were given, i Wasliiugton, real handle is to be Alphomtn (rnlatjon lo away from 'ChltUck, Dominion immigration oillcor last Wednesday morning near Uow Island Iho simple expndieni of dropping out of the lavatory window of one of the ears while (lie ollicer wasn't looking. Washington then swip- jed a horse belonging to one .Thomp- son, and beat it for the south, leaving Mho liorsp south oft The [Mountios look up his Iniil from there, 'and some line woik threw a nof about, the fiifeiiive foregoing rosiilt. The prisoner will, :Uo' brought here. f V- r HIT Cl Montreal. July Dorion, official stenographer, rtepannent of oxlernal affairs, who was arrested at i Hull, Quo., Friday, on a charge at'; giving government secrets lo a 'Mont real firm, appeared in thu police court j here Saturday, Application for bail j was again refused and the. prisoner. pleading not guilty, returned to the I cells pending disposition of his case, j The charge against Dorion, accord-i ing lo a newspaper specifies he gave information to a Montreal firm which had Austrian business in- terests. Ottawa, July Henry Dray- ton, chairman board railway commis- sioners, has gone to New York, where he will consuli Alfred II. Smith, pres- ident New York Central, who. with Sir Henry and Sir George Paish. will constitute the commission lo impure into the condition of Canadian rail- ways. Sir Henry while in New York, is "-'expected to make arrangements with Smith to commence a physical valuation, of the railways of the Dom- they arc through. Paish will deal more particularly with the financial condition of the railways. and the battleship Canterbury, which look part, respectively in the battles of Falkland Islands, and Jutland. Biggest British War Credit London, July British offic- ial statement issued'today says: "Apart, from continuous shelling by both sides during the night, com tive -calm followed the severe fighting of Sunday. "Sunday between High wood and Guillemont repeated counter attacks by the enemy gained for him no ad- vantage and very heavy casualties were inflicted by our artillery and machine gun tire." "We' gained some ground near High- wood and in the direction of Gnille- mont. In the neighborhood of Pozier- es we secured important advantages in spite of the stubborn defence of the enemy, and a large portion of the village now in our hands. Here we have captured two guns and sixty more prisoners." FRENCH TAKE MORE PRISONERS Paris, July weather prevails along the Somme front in northern France, and last night passed quietly with the French troops there, the war'office announced today, in a raid near Vailley, north of the Aisne, German trenches were pene- _ _.................._. trated and some prisoners taken. OE was the son of Reuben A. Hiiey. the Verdun front, east of the Mouse, Indianapolis, Ind., nJly Rilcy died lonight at 10.50 o'clock while only .Mr. Riley's nurse, Miss dementia Prou at the poet's home. Mr. Riley's death was awake was due to a pending most of his winters in Flor- ida. .Mr. Kiley was born about ISnJf but always had been reticent as to his exact age. Me never married, his nearest relative living being a sister, a lawyer and political speaker of Green field. Ind. The younger Itiiey could not be brought to the dull rou- tine of school days, but he was wise in the lore of streams and fields. His mother, who was Elizabeth be- fore her marriage, was a. wriuv rf verse. Instead of preparing for Ihe practice of law, as his father wished, the son apparently prepared for iKtli ins. and when he left home he ti.'j'fd itinerant sign iiainter "to make bis ivledge of literature imparUc; by bf TRAIN HITS AUTO: GIRLS HURT Sioux Falls, S.IX. July lit- tle girls were fatally injured and six others persons were more or less ser- iously hurt when a southbound passenger'train intoj an automobile driven by Ole Peterson at Trent S. 0., at 10 o'clock thin morn- ing. Failure of the brakes of the au- tomobile to work is said to have been the cause of the accident. I London. July Astiuith i today asked the house of commons for a vote of credit of pounds. I This vote is the largest asked by the his teacher, Lee O. Harris, himieif a government since the beginning of hos- iioet. In the early.'80s llr. settled in Indianapolis, and writing verses In "hoosier" dialael for the In- dianapolis Journal for j. siwal! salary. He sent one of his pofi'V.s Henry Wads worth J-oasfellow, an 1 fiiey IP- there were small local engagements Sin" the course of which the French took 30 prisoners, making the total prisoners during the last 10 days in this district 800. Sub-Lieutenant Chaput, of the av- iation corps, brought down his eighth hostile areoplane near in the "Woevre region. Kalian's Progressing Home, July attacks in he Astioco region to gain possession living. Wliat he' carried fro n His Ml- of .Monte Cimont. are making good tic school ho use was some symp.itlietic j progress. The Austrian defences just lib'ties and will bring the total voted this year to and the to- tal since the beginning of the war to approximately 000.000.. STORM DOES DAMAGE IN MANITOBA Winnipeg, July hail and lightning late Sun tiny night destroyed the poul- try building at the agricultural collosc, killed ISO purebred hens, and destroyed a largo section of crops throughout the province. In Winnipeg and dis- trict, the slorm exceplion- ally severe. Feniie, July to the miners of Gladstone Union held a meeting today but no statements were given out. as to what transpired. The 1'Jxecutive Hoard ol the district Is meeting- here today and it IK thought that some definite plan of action will he. decided upon regard- ing the refusal of the operators to accede to the rcneVcd request of the men for a ten per cent, increase in wages. ..__ ed his praise. A PREMIER feoRDEN ON j lished and "the Hoosier pool" SHORT FISHING TRIP! to win a public. Ottawa, July Robert Bor-' den, who left at the week-end for. the Gatineau Hills country, will, it is ex- pected be absent from the capital for a week or ten days. Sir Robert has had an extremely busy summer but at last has succeeded in cleaving up pressing business so that it is possible for him to enjoy a short fish- ing trip with Sir'George I'erley. Sunday. were captured M CHAPLAIN OF 191st Macleod, July A. D. Richard of JIacleod .Methodist ch urcb lias received instruct- ions to report at Calgary to take up his position as chap- lain to the JJUs.t Battalion now stationed at Sarcee Camp, Cal- MAHKETS July Wheat October Wheat July Oats July Flax 121% Recruiting Starts Off With Good Swing This Week WEATHER High 70 Low 42 Forecaif Generally fair, not much change in temperature. .TO QUASH (THE CHARGES Winnipeg. July J. Andrews, K.u, general counsci or Sir Ilodmoiid Hoblin, George I... Coldwell and James H. How- den, moved this morning before M r. Justice Prendergast that the charges against the ex-min- isters be quashed and the ac- cused be discharged. Mr. An- drews did not conclude his ar- gument and win continue this afternoon. Recruiting started off with a bang this week so far ns the city of Lelh bridge is concerned. The Baltery led joff with four men. U. Gardiner was on here, while at the Calgary i office the recruiting agents. Gunners ij. j Blair and Jlachon. telephoned that v; they iiutt iiivso signed, on. two jmore on Ihe string ready (o be sigii- jed as soon as they couid be medically. I passed. This brings the number of iapplicalions for the battery up to about 40, of whom 24 are on parade. Lieut. [Nelson is very anxious to secure cooks, trumpeters, wheelwrights and shoeing- smiths. F. W. Downer for the Railway Bat- talion got in his good work early. He signed on Thos. F. Ward foieman car- [penter of the C. P. R, bridge and. build: ing department and W. C. Smith, C. P. R. telegrapher at Kipp this morning, while the best, he says, is yet lo come. [He has fourteen men lined up who ex- ;pect to sign on tonight and Tuesday. I He has already recruited 13 men'for llhc battalion here. i The 113th Kilties made the best j start for a long time when Ihey took ion two now men this morning, Fred- erick'William Locke aatf Fred Lake, both Englishmen. Lake stands six feet In his stockings. The 191st signed on.a tieVv man morning Pat Egan, recruiting geanl, took on John Stevenson. pit boss at No. 6 mine, who'gave up. a. salary of a month to servft country in time warj -t ;