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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 24, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME TX. LF'VrilBRinGE, ALBERTA MONDAY. ,11 LY 2\. lUKi XlMBEn 189 WCOCHKBItlTIS mmm OF lERl OUM OESIROyERS Man Who Set On' Homb in Preparedness Parade, Blowir? Many People to Bits Will Be Shown No Mercy if Caii^jht. HOOZIER POET IS DEAD In Running I'ight British Light I l"'orces Do Damage to German ! War Boats With Very Little | Loss to Their Own Vessels, i Snn Ki nncisco, July 2'I --TikIim' prus-miiT of imlillc si'iiliiiifiil .iroii.scd over tim bomli oxpldsioii cliuiiij; Siiliirdiiy':-. prcpnriMlnn.'^s pnnidf lifi-o. Ilic milluii-lllcs toilny \V(M-o wi)rUiii>; willi llic ili'-lormliiiilloii to run lln' pi^ipcinilor lo eurtli. The dciilli list is now six. It 1h nxppcliid lliiit two. and iiroli:il)ly nioro of IIk' �)( injiiicd. would lie -iddfil, (ivn of Ilic victims ln'inj; rnporli'd in a ci'iliciil condition. I.cd l)y Miiyor Jlolpli, wIh) litis oflVi,(>d a icnvard of ."fri.onit for the arrest of the culprit. Hcoro.s liavc volniili>('r(-il their services. As a rrsiill of conferences lietneeii Mayor IJolpli and (;oveiiior Hiram .lolinson, 11 was regarded as liUely tlial llio stnto woiiltl snppleiiient llie city's action with the offer of a lari,'e re-�^v'ard for the as; Liberal campaign in Ibis district came off last eveiiin;; in 111- Il.tnd hall, in the historic town of Koi'i Steele, when Dr. .1. II. King. I standiird ''er for the ('raiibrook \ district, ai .Mex I'isluir, wiio will carry the C" u's successfully in the I'ernle ridnu iddressed an eathusias-tic gathering, "ort Steele has boon ii Conservath o .-ilronghold f(u- years )iasl. but despile this fact. Iho hall was comforlably lillpil and the joint meeting proved a most sncet'ssful affair. Past President .Tack Wirth, of the I'ort Steele Liberal .Association was in Hie chair. After couii'limentln.g the electors of Steele for their .'iplend-id turn-out to hear Ihe issues of the day discussed, he called on Dr. l\ing, who was received with vociferous ap-Iplause. The closest attention was manifested and ihe iioints made by the candidates were ([nickly aiil)reciated and heartily aiiiilanded. There was no mistaking the lemiier of the meeting. It was cordial and enthusiastic, a real old,time Liberal giitliering. .Vliont three hours were taken uii. Ihe keenest interest being manifested, from beginning lo end. It augurs well for V liat is to follou. Dr. King in Fine For n Dr. King g.i\e a vigorous, lighling speech, The candidate diseuHscd the Issiu's of tlii\ c:im|iaign and the mal-adniinlstralion of Ihe one-man gov-lU'iiinent. The llrst matter toficheil upon by the doctor was Ihe i.-uliing off of the l'"ort Steele dLstrlci from the Ci'ai'.brook riding. This was a iiolllical (CoKTixi!i;iJ ox PaiiIj dj Young Austrian Struck By Runaway Cars-.An Intiuest Will Re Held Fernic, July -1.-Speiial Herald-Steve .Xnilryei-yk, .�\ustrlan. Iweniy-two years ropo rider in .\umbor South, (;oal Creek, was Completes Remarkable Feat But j Forced to Descend in German Lines in Poland to the a young (if age. a One .Mine. killed l>y a niii-awuy trip oi loadeil coai cars yes-' terday evening. It seems the tiiiincl anil Ihe ears. .\n huruost will be held Wednesday to ascertain the cttuse of the accident. That the binder twine situation is serious Is admitted by the machinery and other firms who handle this jiro-dnct necessary for the iilg har\cst now in sight. The .Mexican situation Is sairl to he primarily responsible. slioilar,e 01' sisal >ieing the cause. The effect bus been immediately i ap|)arent on the ;u'ice. Last year niosi | farmers in Southern .-Mherta had their! tuiiie wants suiiplied at '.^M cents.'. This year it is costing between 11 ami lll'j cents s\ pound, an increase oi iibout I'll iier cent. That is not the worst of it. Lnless there is a short crop in some iiart of the west releasing part of the sup|ily onipreil lot , that district, Southern Alberta will be hard iint to\ii lo liiid eiiongli to lie u|p tli"- grain. The Inler-iialional llai-vester has eAluiiisted the snp|)ly available for this district, and other firms are uiidersiood to be in a similar iiosition. j London, July -I.-An acute sla.ge I has been reached In the Irish (|iiest-i lw over the Ger-1 man capiial u|)oii which he dropped | lu'oclamalions and then continued his flight, inlemling lo land within the Russian lines. He was forced to descend, however in I'olnnd and was taken prisoner by the (lermaiis. Marchal in Ihe course of his journey covered in ccmtinuons fli.ght a distance of about LSIIT miles most of which ho travelled during the night. START STUDY SOON i! n OZIERPOE ASSES AWAY Indianapolis. Iml., u.lly 2l'.-.lames ' Whitcomb Hiley died loniglit at 10..'.U 1 o'clock while only .Mr. Riley's mirse, .Vliss C'lementia F'rougli, was awake at the poet's home. .Mr. Riley's death was rlne to a London, .Inly 24.-The eotors of the , stroke of paralysis. The famous liooa-Uegiiia Imttalion were deiiosited in j,,,. pop, jieen suffering for some ('ainerl)ury Cathedral on Saturday years with strokes, iiml had been afternoon. Liont.-Col. T. R. I'l^n'oH ! ^i^eiidlng most of his wliiter.s in Klor- Autrians Admit Defeat Vienna, July 2',',.-I'ndcr the menace of a heavy Rusaian assault the Anstrians in the Carpathian region of Southern Hukowina, south east of Ta-tarow. have witlulrnwn towards the main ridge of the Carpathians. The Austrian war oftice announced today. British. Success London.-The battle on the British ront in northern France was resumed today along the whole line from Vo7.-leres tn (iulUemont. The war ofllco i re|)ort says the British carried German outer works al I'o/.leres and heavy tlghtiug is in progress. British Official London, July J.i.-The British oftlc-ial statement issued today says; "Allan from continuous shelling by both sides during the uighl. comparative calm followed the ,sevore fighting of Sunday. "Sunday between 1-tighwood and 1 Gullleniont repeated counter attacks by the enemy gained for him no advantage and very heavy oasnalities were inlHctcd by our artillery and iiiHchine gun lire." "We gained some ground near High-wood and in the direction of Guille-mont. In the neighborhood of Po/.ler-es we secured imjiorlant 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 sl.sty more prisoners." Washington, July i;4. Great Bril-rln's parlinl reply to Ihe I'nitiHl Stales' note iirotostliig against inlerfereuci^ with iioulrul mails is regarded by of-llclnls as tiiisalisfaclory, iirliicipally be-ennse it deajs with siicciflc cases iii-Btead of 111" principles involved. Ol'-fii'ials Infer from the .ommunici.tioii 'ih.i; Great Jlrhain Is d.^leiuniiied to up-I'liold her attili'.de which Ihe United Stales regards as unwarranted ;ui sclioolliouse was some symi),'ii lietic knowledge of literature linpartii', iiy Ills teacher, Lee 0. Harris, lilmsLtif a poet. In the early,'.Sils Mr. Hlle/ settled in Indhinapolis, anil bcrau writing verses in "lioosier" dial-ot for the Indianapolis ,lournal for j sinal! salary. He sent one of his jionT-s ,t.> llenry WiidswoVtli ;.oiigl'ellow, ant tncy le-eelved his iiraiso. .\ vol luv wa^ liue. illslieil Jinil "Ihe lioosier poet" began FRENCH TAKE MORE PRISONERS Paris, July 21.-Inclement weather Iirevails along the Somme front in northern France, and last night passed i|ulotly with the French troops there, the wnr'flfllce announced today. In a raid near Vailley, north of the Aisne, German trenches wore pono-I trated and some prisoners taken. On tlio Verdun front, east ot the .Meusc, there were small local engagements in the course of which the French took :;o prisoners, making the total prisoners during the last 10 days in this dlslriet SOO. Sub-Lieutenant Chapul, of the aviation corps, brought down his eighth hostile areoplaiie near Fresnes, in the AYoevre region, Italian's Progressing Rome, ,luly 24.-Italian attacks in the Astioco region lo gain possession of .Monte (Mmoiit are making good progress. The .-Vustrian defences just below the summit were captured Sunday. CHAPLAIN OF 191st .Maeleod, July 24,-Rev. A. D. Richard of Maeleod MethodlBt church has received instrucl-ions to report at Calgary to take up his jiosition as chaplain to the llUst Battalion now stationed at Sarcee Camp, Calgary. ? WIniiiiieg. ,luly 24.-llalu, hail a;ul liglitiiing late Sunday night destroyed the $2,000 |ioul-Iry building at the agricultural (h)llego, killed ISO inirehred hens, and destroyed a large section of crops throughout the lu'ovinco. In W'innijieg and district the storm was exception-idly severe. .:. ,1. .: .;. .;. V V MOVE TO QUASH Recruiting Starts Off With Good Swing This Week iTHE CHARGES MARKETS July Wheat................ 1:21/4 October Wheat............. 121% July Oats ...............,,. -141 July Flax.................., . 1741/2 WEATHER Hlflh................ . 70 Low Foreeatff Generally fair, change In temperature. 42 not Winnipeg, July 24,-A. J. Andrews, K.C, general counsel or Sir Rodmoiid Rnhlln, George If. Coldwell and James 11. liow-don, moved this morning before .Mr. .lustlce Prendorgast that the, charges ugalnst the ox-mln-iBtors be iiuushed and the accused be discharged. Mr. An- ? drows did not conclude his ar- > gument iind will coniinuo this ? afternoon. ;. >^ 1^ > ; ; > ; > Recruiting started off with a bang this week so far as the city of Leth bridge is coiicorned. The Battery led off with four men. 1). Gardiner was ..!signed ou here, while at the Calgary ojolllce the recruiting agents, Gunners lllair and 'Aiachoii, telephoned that .;.'they had thr?e signed on, and two .;. jmore on the string ready to be sign-.;.|Qd as soon as they could bo medically passed. This brings the number of .;. i applications for the battery up to about .:�!40, of whom 24 are on parade, Lieut. �: [Nelson is very anxious to soctire cooks, trumpeters, wheelwrights and ahoeing-smiths. F, W. Downev (or the Railway Battalion got In his good work purly. He signed on Thos. F. Ward, torenian cat'-penter o� the C. P. U. bridge iin^. build- ing department and W. C. Smith, C. P. R. telegraiiher at KIpp this morning, while the best, he says, Is yet to come. Ho has fourteen men lined up who ex-ipect to sign on tonight and Tuesday. Ho has already recruited 13 men tor Iho battalion here. The liath Kilties made the bOBt start tor a long time when they took ou two now mon this morning, I'red-erlck' William Locke aart Frort Lako, both Engllaanien. Lake stamls six I feet in his stockings. The 191st signed on a iXeyr man thie  morning. Pat Bgivu, � recruiting <8t)r-geant, took on Joliii Stevenson, fpit bpss at No. 6 mine, \vho'gftve un rfife, Bftlary of $150 a month to' serve Uis ': I country in time ot war, ' 0513 ;