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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 23, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta Austrians Gall in Vain for Re-enforcements to Check Invaders Heavy Storm Visits Southern Districts Rome, July position of Goritza it now enveloped on all lldei by the and is hourly becoming more precarious. The great turning movement is simply sweeping all before it. .With Irresistible dash, the Ital- ian troops far have driven the enemy from their path wherever he has been encountered. A fresh gain of ground Is recorded In favor of the Cadoronas troops, who, facing heavy artillery, con- tinue to press forward, wrenching the country from the enemy. Half-Million Men Fight Rome via London, July f. million Ausl-ro-Hungarian and Ital- ian troops, massed on a front sixty miles long on the Isonzo rivet are en- ecd In.the most desperate battle of the Austro-Ualian war. Under pressure of the Italian drive, especi- ally the violent artillery fire of the Invaders, the Austrian linos arc and at several points bc- (twecn Tolmino and Dotierdo the Aus- Urians have evacuated trenches and luvo been driven from heights ol" strategic importance. Goritza is the prize [or which the Italians are uehk- ing, but they are buying their suc- cess with heavy loss of life. Austrian losses likewise have been heavy, al- though the Austrians had the advant- age of strong defensive works. It la estimated that within the past 10 Bays the Austrians have lost "men in MHed, wounded and captured pri [sonzo front. Archduke Eu- "gene, comrnanderTin-chief of the Aus- trian forces, .is calling lvainly for re- intorcbmehts. according a. dispatch from tlunfrpai.but these cannot be fiumishwHwaute ,all. available Aus- .ftoons; have, .Snto.the easternHlioatre to 'Kelp'the Gernians in their drive against War- The Italians have the advant- age in munitions and big guns. Thunderstorms appear to have been general over the south last night and although the one that threatened this city did not materialize into 'hail farther north considerable damage done to crops. Carmangay re- ports that acres, mostly wheat were hailed. Stavely on the Slacleoc: line was visited, and it is estimated that acres of grain suffered slightly. Vulcan and Blackie also re- port damage. The same storm swept along the line east of the city and did some damage in' places. At Bow Island 600 acres of wheat are re- ported damaged and at Purple Springs 300 acres oi wheat were damaged. At Grassy Lake damage as yet unestimated was done and some 'of the farmers are reported to have cancelled their -orders for binder twine. Railway Man Hurt in Peculiar Mishap While working on the repairing o! a freight car, in the C.P.R. yards this morning, Chas. Hillock, a car repair- er who lives in the DuiS addition, met with a peculiar accident which rendered him temporarily unconscious and necessitated him being taken to tho Gall hospital. Bullock was work ing on a gang substituting wheels on witl the struck oi a freight car. A plank have GREAT BRITAIN'S NAVAL INVENTION BOARD Constantinople, July has heen no change in the situation at GallipoH in the past week. Both the allies and Turks have confined their activities to desultory small arms fire and sapping operations. The wea- ther has been excessively warm. The Turks are concentrating many new troops near the Gallipoli theatre. Af- ter surmounting many diflicultieS'they now have placed in successful opera- tion several plants for the manufac- ture of ammunition tor heavy artil- lery. The output of these factories, it .is asserted, is several thousand shells per day. There is hut slight foundation for the reports of famine and epidemics of disease in Constan- tinople? The city is well provi was holding the new pair of wheels in place when they started to roll. When1' the.'' strain was taken off the plank" it flew back.' and gave Bullock who happened to be. in the way, a on the chin. This knock- ed 'him backwards and he fell on the rail .hitting the .back .of head. He was unconscious 'Ifor -.about 10 min- utes Dr. Roy attc'nde'd arid took the injured- man in his car to :the hospi- tal. It is not thought that he is bad- ly hurt. li moderately cheap food been no disturbances JBacdESNESL MAJORITY IS ..Edmonton, Alta., July to- tal provincial dry majority, according to figures complied here, is now 315, with 10 per cent, of the polls throughout the province yet to bear from. Tlie total vote is Of this is dry and is wet. The balance of polls to be heard from win probably increase the majority SI1ESEIILED Further Returns from Southern Districts Have Increased Dry Majority Fuller returns of the vote in south- Milk -River 'era constituencies have been received by the Herald today from the xe- tturning officers in nearly each in- stance Several, changes are noted. Last night it was recorded that War- ner town and New Dafton lad given a dry majority, but the official, fig- ures show that both these points gave a small wet majority. In .Bow .....u not'a single poll iwenfwet. In Warner, and Little Bow the returns as published below are complete In Taber three Kblls are yet to hear from, all of Vhich are expected to increase the at least 100. further ,re- maiority of the bj ffhose ridings, in whicl Kippenyille Allerston Lucky Strike Foremost Tyrrell'a Lake New Dayton Hotze Three Eleven Four Efleven Knappen 3t. Kilda Kennedy's One Fourteen One Sixteen One Seventeen Patience..... Gndsrd (turns boen received are publish- ed belon The returns ot other nd- ings are substantially as received jesterday Warner, Cardston, Taber, Medicine Hat, Maoleod and Little Bow give a combined dry majority of 2257 Pmcher Creek and Rooty Mountain arc not yet complete. TA8BB CONSTITUENCY Dry Wet Dry Wet Maj Ma] 27 36 23 V 47 43 26 27 20 14 41 175 41 16 26 15 17 67 33 32 13 176 1 11 19 15 40 2 69 9 26 15 16 12 24 15 7 4 16. 5. 11 14B6 697 42 52 80 85 75 59 203 21 25 60 190 St 18 43 9 27 68 35 21 15 36. 35 18 39 41 52. Enchant Retlaw...... Bow Wand 'Burdett Purple Springs. ITaiber Coaldale .1. .Stirling Grassy Lake Welling Lake Smiley s White's School Neighbor View Iron Springs Turin John Ell Lone Star Sundial New West Bow Clt> Klnnbndile .Wheat Centre Tetwood Majority'for noils to bear from. WARNER Dry Dry Wet Maj Maj Coutl.....II 38 5 Two Fifteen..... 32 39 21 23 11 35 25 47 17 ._ streets and no cases of cholera have been reported. 'constituencies are mow as lonovvs: Vic' tprla. Two- are in the doubtful .col- umn, StonejK Plain, which may go dry and. Whttford, which "wUl.-proba- oiy go.wet7: This'would Jnake'the di- vision: 46-ridings and 11 wet. Arrange Gathering to Discuss Agricultural School-Report Farmers' Excursions All tolls heard dry, MACLEOD Dry Wet Macleod.. Mud Lake Red Willow Finlay Pearce Long Bottom Ortott.......... Rathwell McBride's Lake.. AllanfieliT Ardenviile Hazelmere Water-ton Ewelme Standoff....... Monarch Howe Roae Butte Wet Jfaj Maj 15 At the weekly hoard of trade coun- cil meeting at luncheon yesterday, a letter was read from J. W. McNicoi, secretary of the Lethbridge exhibi- tion hoard, dealing with the matter of a fall fair for Lethbridge which was mentioned at a meeting of the board ot trade council two ago. A committee was at that time formed to consider the plan and .the matter was taken up with the exhi- bition board. Mr. "McNicol's letter, stated that the board after a 'full consideration of conditions, did not think that a fair could he organized that would be a benefit or a credit to the city. The board offered to asr sist the' board of trade in the under- taking if that body'would undertake the expenses. The matter was refer- red to the committee for further con- sideration. A committee was formed to assist in the organizing and handling of the meeting to be held on July the purpose of discussing resolutions relative to the establishment of an agricultural school in the south .and a normal school in Lethbridge. Messrs. Dunham, Shepherd, Fairfield and Hayr compose this committee. W. H. Fairfield gave an enthusias- tic report of the result of the excur- sions run to the experimental farm ;last week. The first was a great suc.- cess and the second would have been even more successful haddt not-rain- ed all day. AH polls heard for rvs. 51. r drys, 51. ROCKY MOUNTAIN Dry Wet pry Wet Ml] Bcuv-er Mines, Livingstone Gillinghftm Totals.. for wets (Continued on me Rome via' London, July ian newspapers report from Cairo that a Turkish-German expedition has landed in Tripoli with its objec- tive as Cyrenaica. Newspapers de- clare that Turkey has openly joined the war'against Italy and that it is now Italy's business to put an emi to the "gang of criminals who administering Turkey." Strength of Outlying Defenses of War- saw Hold Tuetons in Russians Are Praised pears to have checked for a time at least the impetuosity of the Teutonic of Field Marshall Von Mackensen are still engaged in a mighty struggle for the strategic Lublin-Cholm rail- way line. Both official and unofficial accounts iL-asu LIIU drive unon the Polish capital. Driven agree that the fighting here is das- back upon the fortress of lvalue-rod perate and that the issue has not, yet tothsouth-east of the city, the been decided. On nearly all other Russian line still is at fronts, the Russians, while fitting that point, so far as the latest ofli-j hard, are falling hack, the state- cial reports show. along the curving It is wavering aong front extending northwest around the city, Berlin claims, hut has not yet been broken, from the fortress of Bridgeport, Conn., July the arrival here today of Samuel Gomiiers, and a number of the execu- tive of the International unions, J. J. Johnston, vice-president of the struc- tural Iron announced, that he had been informed a -written agree- ment, by which an amicable settle- ment of all labor troubles in Bridge- port would b'e secured, had heen sign- ed. The text of the agreement, he added, would be probably given out for publication "this afternoon. Sir. Johnston also said It, had been, de- termined that the next move in the campaign to sfecure an eight-hour day throughout .New. England, would--'be made at the 'Winchester Repeating Arms Co. at.New Conn., also engaged in the manufacture of muni- tions of-war-for- Great Britain and her Allies. The Winchester Co. is a big addition to its plant. Quiet Prevails New York, July ative quiet, in marked contrast 'to the three previous days of the week, pre- vailed in Constable. Hook's section of Bayonne, N.J., today, around the plants of the Standard Oil Co. and the Tidewater Oil Co., which have- heen closed because of the strike of 1000 men in the Standard works, and re- sultant disorder whereby three men were killed and scores injured. BELIEVE A PEACEABLE SETTLEMENT POSSIBLE note to Germany, although he had an official outline of its con tents The ambassador WONDERFUL CROPS AT JAIL FARM CITY -London, July 21.-Writing in current issue of the .World, W. F. Wend-Fenton says "In mi1 judgment Warsaw is cer- tain to fall within a fortnight, and within sixty days from now America will haye'declared war on Germany, seized 'all-German merchant vessels in New York harbor and placed her powerful: ;Bavy at the disposal of the allies.' "I predict, that this step on the part of the United States will be the signal for Germany to open peace negotiations, having Warsaw to the crcditr Siue of her account and the ex- cuse which America's intervention will provide to save her face to her own people. nether thrse peace ncgotia'tions will prove successful will depend on the ability of statesmen and the attitude of Russia." Business Men to be Entertained by C.S. Noble Fred W. Downer, who has in hand the' arrangements for the business men's tour of the Nobleford district, is rapidly getting things into .shape. Already over 50 ladies and gentlemen have reserved seats. in the autos for tlie drive, tho fare for which will be each, to be naid to the driver of the car. .There'will, it is expected, be twenty-five autos in the proces- sion, and at least, one hundred tour- ists. Those who "have not yet made should do so at once with -Mr. Downer, so that the oppor- tunity of seeing some of the most magnificent, wheat fields in the south will not be missed. The party is t_o be entertained by C. S. Noble, one of the most prosper- ous farmers of the 'south, who will pilot the tourists over his. immense farm. The Meihaeh farm will also be visited as well as others. The autos will leave, the Lethbridge Ho- tel, at one o'clock in the afternoon, and will return to the city about seven in the evening. iPetrograd, July Nbvo Vrernya publishes what purports to be details of a massacre by Turks of Armenians, which exceeds in number any'recorded .In history. one section of the article, it is (aid that the Turks are; massacring wholesale the population of Bltlis, collecting 9000 women1 and children from the surrounding villages, and drove to the'..banks of the Tigris, where they shot every one of them They killed another 1000 which" had escaped, the first slaughter. Four battalions, it is said, hive been sent to Mush with orders to destroy every one of the Armen- ians In that section. The slaughter has it li said. All Armenians in the DiarbekrO region, report says, have been killed. The renqrted cause of this mas- sacre, or" series of them, was the charge .that the Armenians were plot- ting a pro Russian revolution. MAftKETS July whtut October oatt 105% WEATHER High Low ForccJit: Fair and cooler; 64 Conimtssion Ends Winnipeg, Jlaa, July sitting of two hours today the Roya: Commission practically concluded its investigation Into the matters con- cerned with the construction of thn Manitoba parliament buildings. The Commission then adjourned sine die Chief Justice Mathers stating that certain expert testimony might .sty" be summoned, or. If further materia witnesses present themselves, the ment's from various capitals of the belligerents indicate. Dispatches to Berlin newspapers de- clare the capture of Lublin and. Cholm is considered only the ques: rhilc from the loriress 01 INOWU. 10 icorEievvesk along the line of the. lion of a brief time. Ihe bravery .ol i y D Ipnnnt, nnd ttin Ktmm to tlie north, the Russians arc battling desperately against the surging German tide. To the southeast, the great armies tlic Russian troops and the strong resistance they arc showing in _ the face of lack of sufficient ammunition is praised. WashingtonT July Von Bernstord, the German ambassador, sent to State Department .today for on its view of the note, which -was delivered there today by American Ambassador Gerard, but, his purely personal view is that the comniuni- "iLllli LU ouan, 1 personal VIC.V IS '-litiu um> lis official copy ol the new American cation will bring a reply, although ade for more than one mav not be made for more than o s con- a month. His personal view is that has had no j the situation is stih left open for an tens e amassaor a communication with his foreign office amicable adjustment. It neressary to take the vis- itor far away from the city .in order to see splendid "grain (crops. The grain on the jail farm is hard-to beat. There are those who say there is not any better stand of grain in ithe southern part of the province-at the present time.. It is certainly true that the crops on this farm would start the worst pessimist on the road to optimism. Alongside the main road and opposite the Dominion exr perimental farm there are 70 acres of spring wheat in crop on land that was In potatoes and sugar beets last year. This wheat is all headed out and stands higher than the wire fence and experts have estimated that it will yield at least 40 bushels to the acre. There is a 10-acre field of spring wheat on breaking, which vvlil also make a big yield One of .the most pleasing pieces of crop on th? farm is II acres of field mg it ib questionable whether there was ever as fine'a field pi peas fn-'lhe south. It is wdrth making a visit to see this field alone. Over and abo.ye all this Dr Rivers, the warden ot