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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 26, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VHI. LETHBKIDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, JULY 26, 1915 NUMBER 190 NEW OFFICIALS OF GKAND MASONIC LODGE OF CANADA Latest Note Angers German People Impossible to Accede to Wilson's Views Berlin via- London, July 2G.-The American note was published in the Sundav morning newspapers. tounl Von Reventlow, in the' Tagcs X.eit- ung, declares that the contents and wording far exceed even thelmost un- favorable anticipations. He writes: "The noto uses language which will find no response with the overwhelm- ing majority or the German nation since it means in the last analysis an appeal lor fear, a threatening, dom- ineering demand. The note will make conceivably bad impression among the people, since it lacks the utterly 'friendly frankness of the German noto, that breaths an almost hateful disregard of the German government's standpoint." The Vbssiche Zeitung says fusal to accept Germany's practical proposal to protect American pass- engers shows an absolute lack of readiness to understand the German standpoint. ".'The Taglischc Runds- chau and the Kreuz Zcitung similar- ly declare, that the American note calls for .most decided opposition and that it requires Great Britain to show at least an equal respect for the spirit of international law as the President demands from Germany. The Tagehlatt says "The note shown clearly that the American gov- ernment cares more for the crippling of the submarine war than for the safeguarding of American lives, Un- 1 ited States must realize that to H, Changs our submarine warfare is out the question." The Tages 'Zeitung says: "Neutrals have rights, but so also has a> nation fighting lot its life. In maintaining the submarine ;watiaiu Germany al- ways Is willing tq'respect the justi- fiable wishes of Americans, but' not at aoy price." Captain Peraius, naval expert of the Tageblatt, says "The American note expresses a decided will to rob 115 In- our battle against England of the weapon on which we place the biggest hopes. By the rejection of the German proposal regarding spe- cial ships United States shows that it, is not striving for the safety of its but rather for the iaming of our submarine campaign. British Opinion London, July 2li.-There is hut one opinion cxpicssed by the British press of the United States note, that in polite language it is an ultimatum, and "the dignified manner in which the President has stood for the prin- ciples" is remarked with satisfaction. "The issue between the two gov- ernments is thus stated in its stern- est and unequivocal terms, says the. Daily Mail, and adds I "Whatever happens, nothing can de- tract from the dignity, high-minded- ness and patient skill with which President Wilson, acting in the name of-humanity and from no merely na-' tional motive has thus far conducted i the diliiculties." The Daily News says: "Oerman- American papers which suggest that ia forcing a quarrel on Oer- manv are guilty of a gross travesty of facts. No government could pos- sibly have given more convincing evi- dence of its pacific intentions than Washington has done under quite un- heard-of provocation. A single in- tractable submarine commander may now destroy in a lew seconds the flimsy fabric which is aU that now remains of German-American fricnd- Chronicle says: "A strong hand is felt under the velvet and the controversy is quietly ad- vanced to a point where old prevari- cations can suffice no lomger. In the face of this note, -the German govern- ment, into whatever negotiations it may has only two practical alternatives, either to abandon its submarine campaign or else to con- tinue it with a knowledge that the next incident like the Lusitania or Palaba will cause the United States to break off diplomatic relations an'd possibly to declare war." Sidney A. Luke, of Ottawa, deputy grand master, is elected grand mas- ter, succeeded previously 'by D. McPherson, M.P.I'. R. W. Cleu'lo and J. G. Case of Toronto are candidates for the junior wardenahiu. J. R. Fa'- Us, Brampton, and A. R. Porte Lamb- ton 'Mills, aspire for the district deputy.hip of Toronto West district. W H LeSEe Richmond Hill, and Vv. S Ormiston, Uxbridge, aspire for a similar lordship over Toronto bast district, No. 11-A. Great Advancement is Made to North of South Russians are Still Holding Strategic Point era LOCAL Passenger No. 513, Westbound, Strikes Soft Spot in Track West of Cowley Cowley, July engine and baggage coach of passenger 513, .westbound, were ditched this morn- ili east of Cowley, .a few yards west of the big bridge over the South Fork. Engineer F. Aryans was slight- ly bruised, and Fireman Jack Sholtz, of Lethbridge, suffered a broken leg. These were the extent of.the injur- ies The engine was badly smashed up' Passengers are .being transferred to train 511 which met the wreck, and which will tun back to the Pass "Vhe'receni rains had weakened the track near the bridge over the South porij and when the engine struck -this spot this morning, it took the ditch, dragging the baggage coach with it._____________ Arrange Plans for Big Meeting Plans for the big meeting on Thurs- day nldht when the 'normal school agricultural school propositions are to be discussed, will be finally diicussed and arranged at the com- mittee meeting to be held at the board of trade offices Tuesday night 'at t o'clock. The committee is com- of the mayor and commission- er! the public and .separate school fciwrds a committee of the hoard oi trade representatives from the Wo- .women's.civic club, and the teachers' evident that the meeting is arousing great interest in the rural oiitriptS from the number of letters which the board of trade is receiving daily, from the school boards, agn- "ituia! societies hoards of trade larsiMS orsaauations. British Commissioners to Visit City Thursday to Examine Applicants hnr skilled mechanics who applied in Lethbridge for work in the old land, will be examined by Messrs. Barnes and Wyndham, ,the British laboi com- mission. The others have been declin- ed. Bretton Woods, N.H., Julv Residents of northern Vermont and New Hampshire are becom- ing alarmed over evidence that the sections bordering-on Canada are infested with German spies. An aeroplane, bearing search- lights has been seen at various points near the Canadian border, and It is thought to be a bi-plane type, and possibly the same one whose night visits are alarming Montreal and vicinity, also Que- bec. Investigating Cause of Chicago River Tragedy, 800 Bodies Recovered Ottawa, July is understood that despite 'representations which have been made to it that the collec- tion of sums due on s'ced grain ad- vances be held over for a year, the government will insist on- making the collections this summer. The method of collection is now under considera- tion London, July 26. An American steamship Lceawana, irom Arcnangci, July 8 for- Belfast with a cargo of flax sunk yesterday by a bcr- man submarine off the northwest coast 'of Scotland. All the memners of the crew of the Leeawana were saved. They iverc brought to Kirk- well in the'ir own boats. A Britisher Sunk London'.July British ship Crandgewood.'of 3423 tons gross, bound from Archangel, Russia for Havre France, has been torpedoed and sunk in the North Sea by a Ger- man submarine. The crew were land- ed today at Lerwick, Scotland. RED CROSS MOTOR RIDE All men providing cars for v the Red Cross motor ride to be v held tonight, are requested to v be at Jackson's Drus Store at v 7 15 sharp. They will start on the trip at 7.30. v London, July French torpedo boat destroyers, evident- ly co-operating with the Italian fleet, is reported from Luluoll to have destroyed an Austrian sub- marine and aeroplane depot on Lagosta Island, one of the Dalma- tian groups in the Adriatic Sea. Riva, an Austrian town on Lake Garda, has been the object of an attack from the air by Italian av- iators. Two aeroplanes dropped 13 bombs on the local railroad sta- tion, "with excellent results, ac- cording to the Italian announce, ment. SIR CHARLES Ottawa, Ont, Davidson, will DAVIDSON COMING WEST for the west on TO GET BEST FINANCIAL RETURNS FROM THIS YEAR'S HARVEST GRAIN-STACKING SUGGESTED Putting Grain on Market at Same Period to Meet Debts a Great Disadvantage to the Farmers as Well as Business Men-Proceedings at Conference The conference o! sale merchants and bankers, implt whole-. I no not r I do tb? Ht Ume we and that a great many of our thcse qMs. British -aThe commissioners will read, Leth- sae merchants an r bridge Wednesday afternoon lumber dealers held last .week a tne but I 80 clock -sharp. On Saturday last I aroused widespread interest, and it market, London, July armies in the east continue to make progress in the task allotted to them of investing Warsaw. North of the Polish capital, the Teutonic troops, according to of- ficial Berlin reports, have cross- ed the Narcw River, and are ad- vancing toward the River Bug and the railroad runninn out of the city to the eastward. I n this section, the Germans are 25 miles from the capital. South of Warsaw, the Germans are. directing their efforts as- alnst the Russian lines of defence near Piasecino, a town twelve, miles from the capital, and they already have taken two position" by storm, In South Poland, the Germans are meeting with determined re- sistance from the Russian troopi holding the Lublin-Cholm rall- road, which is of great stratsjio in connection with the mili- tary operations further to the northwest. Chicago, Ills., July 26. Federal and state authorities today took up the task of iixing the responsibility for the overturning or the steamer F.astland at her pier in Chicago Riv- er, when approximately of 2-128 excursionists were drowned. The examination of the members of the Eastland's crew was continued with a view to learning if the regu- lations for the operating o! the ves- sel were complied with and evidence was sought to show whether the Eastland was properly constructed. Coroner Holfman announced ho will not hold, an inquest until the work of searching for the dead is-completed. This was continued throughout ..-the ni'lti ami this morning an additional sifuad 'of 25 divers was sent into, the hull to recover bodies believed to be there. The number of bodies recover- ed so far is 810 and there is a pos- sibility that almost 200 more are be- neath the steamer or in the river. An effort will be made to complete iden- tification of the "bodies at the second regiment armory today. Only 14 were identified yesterday. Early estimates of the loss are. be- ing constantly lowered but there is only speculation to indicate the num- ber still in tho-vcssel or in the river. Plans for raising, the steamer wers completed and work will begin as soon as the necessary machinery baa been placed in a position. Wrecking Dredge Arrives A wrecking dredge which has been sent from Dnluth, Minn., and several large derricks will be used in-plac- ing the steamer on its keel. The hull then will be pumped out and a care- ful search made for more bodies ot victims. It will take .several raise the steamer. Dynamite will tjgn be used in the river bed to release .those, bodies which may'be stuck'in F. H. Averj', in charge of the div- ers engaged in rescue work, reported to Coroner Hoffman today that he believes there are about MO bodies still in the steamer, but he tears they cannot be recovered until the boat ia raised. There were comparatively small crowds along the wharves and on the bridges watching the rescue today. Traffic was resumed on bridges the vicinity for the first time since the accident. The body of a girl It years old was found near the scene "of the wreck about 8.45 this morning. ALLIES PLAN OFFENSIVE Amsterdam, July Germans expect a big offensive move to be launched by the French and British on the west front, and are massing troops to meet it, and put Into effect a counter attack, according to private advices from Muenster. Larcie numbers .of troops which'have been stationed and training in the garrisons In the Rhine province have, late- ly been hurried to the front. the commissioners sifted out taken bv Oi derstooci that 20 application here. Board of Trade leads tht displays once more its real I .put first and foremost that which and; relates to last year's conditions, and IlOill il tcpulu ui ing which I read recently, which men- tioned that they had ordered a spe- cial steamer in April, 1914, and the Germans Prepare for Winter of War London, July preparations have been made by Germany for a winter campaign, is indicated by an official dispatch from Berlin which says that the War department.has on hand -supplies of warm clothing for the troops. Expelled For Joining Army Ottawa, July 26 of the mem- bers of the local Canadian branch of Industrial Workers of the World who had enlisted for war were expelled, "the lodge not being in favor of farmer. At the same time the is of importance to every business collection of del and they d they would not know at get .delivery. So far md, 'Ms and then, second is ot imponantK tu u. man The belter financial return the: that which relates tu ihis jear s. A- uut farmer secures for his crop the better to the weather, we might have been i curtailed in comparison nt Ullrlnlr _ nunrnllpnslVI1. OH I'rlUflV alltt iney therefore, the probabilities are that general transporting facilities for the handling oi our crop this year will ..t. niu he the dealer's chances of having his accounts with the farmers paid. Mr. Marnoch's Outline At this meeting presided over by G R. Marnoch, president of the Board of Trade, that gentleman gave a very comprehensive outline of the purpose he had in view in calling the conference. Mr. Marnoch's remarks, very fortunately, were recorded ver- batim, and the Herald gladly gives them to tlie public, because we be- lieve every word is of value to farm- ers and business men alike. He said This special meeting has been call- ed by circular letter, as there are several problems likely to rise in the handling, marketing, financing, liquidating of outstanding debts, connection with this year's crop. "lull Ulna .thought, therefore, it would be well for you to discuss these matters, and 1 am glad to see you all turn up to little apprehensive on Friday and Saturday, but we may feel more cheerful "with today's bright sunshine and the better weather conditions. Keep War in Mind As to the state-of the markets and transportation these will be aKcclcd to a great extent by the with former years Then, ot course, there are the cre- dit conditions. Now, when Mayor Hardie and myself were in Ottawa in connection with the Old Man River diversion project, Mayor Hardie had some business to talk over Mr. W. Brandley, a recent arrival Denver, Colo., is in the hands of mounted police charged with murder as a result of a shooting aflray .just outside the town limits at 6 o clock Saturday evening. The shooting fol- lowed a family quarrel in whicn Smith took part. MARKETS July wheat.. October wheat October oats 105% 4154 WEATHER good work in connection with that city's debt. He is now chairman of the Georgian Bay Canal Commission, which was appointed by the- govern- ment to look, into the conditions m connection with the proposed canal. Ulr Sanford started out to formulate for himself informa- tion in connection with that as to how the crops -move to the vari- ous parts of the: by what _ on Page Officers of Trades Council Elected At the regular meeting of the London, July olnsrwr at the Dardanelles dMerlbei successful effort on the pirt of British aeroplane to prevent submarine from discharging a torpedo at a British troopship. The avtater "dropped shelli close to the wbmarlna it com- pelled to seek safety under eea. Trades a Labor Te e reguar nd Labor council held in emple Thursday night, the Saskatoon, July That 300 iere the 32nd Battalion, now In camp at England, were poisoned by a recovered witliout an exception, 'is the state- ment contained in a received yesterday by William Hughes, ot Clinksktll's store, from brother, George Hughes, who went from Su- Itatoo'n Postofflce to the front. letter reads in part as follows: "Yesterday and today (July 5 and 6) I have 'been In hospital. Some dear German has been kind enough to get some poiBon into our food some wmr or other Anyhow, about 300''pl had to go to the hospital. goodness, it not as ibact might have been, we are all .well iln and doing fine." O'LEARY COMMlMlON London, July It is, >nporte4 LjilOUI lllIllylG I roain item of business, was the elec- tion of officers for the ensuing term J 0. Jones was ilected president, J M. Ritchie, vice-ptetident, andH. Morris, secretary Routine bus jaws occupied the rest oi the meeting, fhe remainder of -the officers wijl be elect- ed at the next meeting if MM -Vimii week from Thursday. ujoberlaai FHiilUn, onon, that Sergeant Michael V.C., lite of the Northwett Po- lice, accepted a commission li the Tvneslde battalion, 'Irish __._i_J _.llV Ak_ IkTlMtM. ;