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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 28, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta British Commission Now Here to Select Skilled Men for Old Land STAY IRE Almost Depleted but 73 Internes Still Remain With 34 Guards foundation for the stor- GENERALS ST1ELE AND TURNER Ottawa, Out., July con- finiintion was received by cable to- liny by tlio IHIItlli department at Important cliangea 111 tlio Canadian Overaeas forces. MaJor-Ueneral Sain Steelc, O.S.O.. of Winnipeg, .Man., who left Canada In command of tlio Second Canadian lieorcc Barnes and Wymlham, There is no British Ji. I'.'s, who comprise the k.s timt the internment) commission sent to Canada bv Prc- bc shift- liin old land] reached Lethbridgc this i iliis been so depleted during the pastj morning and will remain here until lveck tw.o_ tliat a considerable loss i tomorrow night. They arc guests at the Alexandra. Tomorrow morning the commission will examine out of the 200 ap- plicants in Lnthhridgc for positions in the old land. The examination will take place in the C.V.K. shops. "Uc been greatly in lact thai only the very skilled me- of revenue to the city generally hasj resulted. Only. To internes remain in j the camp the remainder having been taken to Mount Castle to repair roads. They is fully expected, bc returned here in 'the fall, as tlic camii here i.s ideal and-the city au-t Division, has bee'iy promoted to com-1 western horse mund of the Soutueaslern Division of '''C England. This- includes Shornclifrp, Captain l.yruu t'nat all Canadian forces in KnB- erilics. Out., has head of the camp, has no information j intention of removing thej GENERAL TURNER, V.C. land will come under Onoral Sleele'B core It is further announce! thai Gen- eral Steele will be succeeded in com- mand of the Second Division by Gen- eral Turner, V.C., D.H.O., of Q it bee, who. as comnwnikT of the First Brigade, did distinp-iislifd si'rviec and who figured In tin; recent honors conferred by the King. Gen eral Turner is recognized as one of Canada's most dashing and efficient officers. I-Ie won the Victoria'Cross In South. Africa, when; he was men- tioned in dispatches by Lord Roberts and Lord Kitchener. The appoint- ment will be most popular. General Turner has for the past few days been temporarily in com- mand of the First Division, in tin; ab- sence in England of General Alder- It is rumored that the latter, who i specially strong on organization work, be transferred, to the command of one of the British; divisions, and that General Curry bflVictoria, H.U., now in command of'the Second Canadian Brigade, will be ,'givcn command of the First Canadian Division. Official announcement is made of j the appointment of Col. A. D. McRae of Victoria to the position of director 'of supply and transport for Canadian i forces overseas. Col. McRae was porarily to Uie secretary to tlcn lite killer's slay i tli'oen is the son Green o! era', Ilimli agent for St. Calli- inl'-'d tcni- f military during Captain minis- Warsaw Drive Aim at Communications Between Warsaw and Advantages Gained London, July addition to i tin- capture of Warsaw, the direct ob- j jectivc of the German Polish cam- paign of the past two weeks, the troops of the German Umpire evi- dently are making a special endeavor ]ust now to cut the communication GENERAL STEEUE, D.S.O. F- Ban Enlistment of Toronto Policel "The reason tliat we arc examining 1 so few in Lcthhridge is tliat'we have been still furthrr limited by a wire we hove Just received from England, which confines us to the selection of r mechanics only who are skilled in j certain lines chiefly connected with shin-building ami the higher class of munition work." "Of course we realize that so many men arc out of employment that they arc eager to gel something to Montreal, July dispatch' to the Gazette from .Toronto, says that the meeting of-the police commission- ers of Toronto yesterday means were ___ We however, arc not here to solve i adopted to put a Di vnur unemployment problem, but to i enlisting for active on policemen service at the get skilled-''mechanics. Your employ- ment prolilem is open for your people to and a serious one it is. Out at Vancouver we met men who heg- to give them a, light job for the'. too weak to do heavy front. wifi. Many'Of these unemployed in are "the tees'the authorities nev- Mr. cr hear of and they starve sil- ence. George .the Trump Card Uoy'cT .George. ,is the trump card at all times in "every phase of- the situation -in England" today, accord- ing to Mr. Barnes. "The munition factories are speeding he states, "and more munitions are being turn-, cd out, than it was e.ver thought! 1600 in Canada altogether, and they will be sent at once to England. Reports of strikes in the old land reatly exaggerated here, believes iarne's. He said of course that could be turned out. Sklled labor is] rouse still needed. We have selected nearly great the Welsh strike was a serious one: 'and justified on the part-of the men. The government hail requested the owners to make certain changes, and thess changes had not heen made. The men protested. "England was a long time waking up to the fact that she has a real war on her said Mr. Barnes, "but I think the -people are fully roused now to the seriousness of the struggle. Prominent Speakers to Address Mass Meeting Dr. Rutherford anil Geo. Barnes British M. P. to Appear at Majestic Theatre Raymond Wheat Begins to Turn 4 Much interest is mass meeting wlicn the normal school, and agricultural school propositions are to be-consul- fe cred. The Hoard oi- Trade i: ceipt of letters from in re- utside points Jlaymond, Juiy 27.-rThe grain is looking very good, but lots j of sunshine is needed to ripen it. The wheat beginning to turn ightly. The spring-wheat .is prac- tically all headed, o.ut. Harvesting should commence in two weeks, If the Chicago, HI., July least six indictmsnte for responsibility of-the Eastland disaster of'last Saturday will be returned by.the- State Grand Jury today, according to an announcement by States Attorney Hoyne. It wiU not be decidod until late in the clay whether to afk indictments on the charges of criminal carelessness or of manslaughter. Stuck on River Bottom Chicago, July to the testimony given toy the engineer of Uie Eastland at the inquest today, the vessel must have been sticking on the bottom of the river or she would never have capsized so easily as she did, KELLY TRIP POSTPONED The business men's "trip, planned for today, lias neces- sarily been postponed on ac- count of the heavy roads fol- lowing last night's heavy rains and the trip will be held nest Thursday afternoon, August 5. The same schedule as at first arranged will-probably be car- ried out. Winnipeg, July ment is continuing today before the Court of Appeal in the attempt of Ed- ward Anderson, K.C., on behalf of Thomas Kelly to secure an injunction Commission i official of the department of agri- culture would be in-attendance. It is possible tliat Hon. J. H. Boyle, min- ister of education, will he present. One of the, chief.speakers of the even- ing" be Dr. J. G. Rutherford, of Calgary, one of the foremost authori- ties' on agriculture in Canada, form- er deputy minister of agriculture in Canada, and at- present superintend- ent of the acricultural 'and animal industry branch of the department of natural resources of the C.P.R. He has charge of all the farms of the C.P.H. in the west as well as In the east. lie will speak on the proposi- tions before the meeting. .Georne Barnes to Speak Another prominent speaker will be TELLS OF EXCITING TRIP OF SOLEliRS TO BRITAIN Unhampered -London, July war has be- come and is likely to continue for some time, a contest of enduranci Premier-' Asquith told the House of Commons today, making'-a general re- view in moving the adjournment of parliament from tomorrow until Sep- tember 14. has p and have "e mile.from the ship. mechanics to'work on the mann-1 we. win be gUd to learned that it had been published in the English papers that our boat bad been sunk. Smooth Passage "We have had the smoothest pas- sage I have ever known, with very.lit- I'ie sickness, indeed. Except for one day, the weather has been very foggy and wet, raining all the of PLANT 'IRON HEEL Port au Prince, July mob of infuriated Haytiens today re- moved Vilbru'n Guilla'ume, preii- dent of Hayti, from the French Lcgaiion, where 'he took refuge yesterday, and shot him to death in front of the building. U.S. Cruiser Goes Washington, D.C., July cruiser' Washington, with Rear- Admiral Caperton, 700 bluejackets and an .expeditionary, force of 100 from Cape Hay- tien, last night, for Port au Prince. Should Not Reply Unless Favorably 'July Cologne Ga- zette tpd'a'y published as a wireless despatch from Washington the sug- gestion, "That in order to avoid fur- ther excitement of the public in Germany should not reply to the American note unless it is able to give a favorable answer, says a telegram from Amsterdam to the Reuters Telegram Company. The Cologne Gazette, the message adds, considers the advice well wor- thy of Consideration. field. She is about-to order a gen- eral mobilization through Siberia. Russia has furthermore called to the colors, the men born In I8flG, in other words youths years of age. Over-night War Summary Latest indications are that the Teutonic advance in Poland has been checked. The United Statei" Viked" Berlin to explain the firing on the liner French troops are making pro- gress in Alsace. Greece is dissatisfied with the answer of Turkey regarding expulsion of Armenian ChriftllinV and war may resul.t. ..ajisw'er to the protest thlTpfeiende of gered the safety of the empire. The Austrians are reported to be evacuating Gorilla, which been the Italian objective for. some time. INSCRIPTION STONE OF MORMON TEMPLE LAID Cardston, Alia., July large crowd of citizens witnessed the laying of the inscription stone of the Car- stone temple, at 3.30 p.m. The opera- tion was an extremely intefesting one, as the stone will he the largest one in the build-ins, weisking nearly seven tons. Those who were present were certainly well paid to see .the mon- ster ninety-fool derrick, with ita eighty-one foot heam, mounted upon the ton of the steel work, do the work of. raising the massive stone from the ground, and place it in position over the entrance door, under the vision of Bishop Brown. Work Progressing The work on the beautiful, stone structure is progressing nicely. Twen- ty-five men, at least, are kept at work, drawing a monthly pay-roll of J2000, a'fiide from the wages of thft stone-cutters. It is said that tfcii building will be the most beautiful ot its kinl in Ca- nada, and, while' not extremely large, it is expected that ita interior fittingi and decorations will surpass ttythtmg in America. At the conference to he held here two weeks the corner stone will be laid with accompanying ceremonies-, performed, in all likelihood by Pres- ident Joseph F. Smith Salt Lake City, acompanied by Apostle Orsfell P. Whitney. Other church officials will prohably be present. PLANS COMPLETE FOR THE OLD-TIMERS' PICNIC All old-timers from no matter where, are "cordially invited to at- Base-ball match, lUarried.jind Sin- gle innings or. Tug-oi-War, Selected Sides, or Married and Sin- nw niPirvc wrru- tend the old-timers'- picnic to be ON CUPIDS Thursday af-! Fat- Men's Race, Prizes, old-timer is one who; etc.; Old-Timers over Strassbrfrg, Julj court-martial has just" sentenced An- na Muller, a young German seam-- stress, tq three months' imprisonment for engaging herself to marry a wound, 'French lieutenant, who is a prisoner of war. j at Botterill's ['came to es, toys, etc.; Old bamcs- -itaue, rut- 1 prior to-Jan Old-timers are es, toys, etc.; Boys' Race; Girls' privileged to bring any guest they. Race; Boys' Boot and Shoe Race may have staying with them. Tea, Cfirls' Skipping Race-; Egg and fcpoon coffee sugar, buttermilk ami lemon-'Race; iVcsdle and Thread Race ade will he provided free; The Daugh-1 Football Kicking, Best kick, 2 pri.z- .j. .5- London, July severe fight- ing of the Italo-Austrian frontier which has been .going on tor a PO HieCIlWlllUb LU UH me t f of war Mr. fiarnes I is nou- in the city, it has not been his custom to make public addresses while in Canada, but when Mayor German submarines pop up. .hId" the a heavy Scotch mist. Tt is the same now, so tliat you can't see more than 1 am for ters of the Umpire will have an cream booth on the grounds at which ice cream may lie procured. Those 'attending the picnic are ex- air down where we are sleeping is "e sot! terrible at times. 'We have afi The ed that delegates will he present at the meeting from Tabei, New Dayton, Warner, Barnwcll, Raymond, McLean school district, Magrath. and Bow Island Suppoit of the propositions has been offered by Pincher Creek, C'olpatD school district and into touch with a torpedo boat escort I and'mine has taken 4 o'clock yesterday morning.. We Thc pther arm not very 'T'think I have told you all'.the news there is- on board a ship. It has been a very interesting crossing. had a fine concert. I am enclos- ing a photo of the boat. .up torpedo- boat destroyers today at II a.m. They have been dodging about us all day. They are indeed wonderful, and .throw lifebelts. No lights are allowed after dark, unless port covered and blinded. "I handed the purser .a cablegram for you this morning; with: the1 word 'Arrived' and the signature and' ad- dress on ,it. This cost me SI 60, but I thought we had better do thlf we the water over themselves. Pais- ed Bddystone Lighthouse at 4 p.m. to- day, and are now just pulling into Plymouth harbor, and shall not land until tomorrow morning. The boys on deck are cheering madly as I write One of the destroyers haBrjUftt passed us within fifty yards." .Sir Robert Borden tomorrow. j Premier Asquith will be pre- sent. J MAKKETS July wheat October wheat October oats 133 106'y4 42 High WEATHER passengers free from KleeUvood .school to and from the grounds, p. m. Addresses will be given by C: F. I'. Conyheare and others. Should it rain Quoit Match, Losing side: to give snows no 5igns Of a let-up, nor I rize suitable Best old-time story, anj, clear indication of a defin- es a p confined to five mimitss.-.-.- Additional races lor girls and boys to he put on ii favorable, and if suitable are obtained or _dOr nated. Wives Will Still Get Full Share Calgary, Alta, Jul> an nouncement was made" yesterday'by Mr. Thob.urn A'.lan, secretary, of the ladies and gcntlemcf. Present the proposed trust funU in will be looked after Come and with the distribution of old the Patriotic Fund time Ihe secretarv will be present! This decision, he evplalns, is in ,with fie bcoU and all wishing to j view of the leirM.ntaUon. which 63 join the association are requested to I have been made b- the soldieri 54 I sec Inra Ibo tollomng is the sports. wives, the soldie-s projram 'the various te outcome. Italian continue to claim a official reports succession of either advances, or the holding of the Anstrians in check iustnans art contesting every foot of the Italian advance with stubborn determmttion and have lost prisoners to the Italians, according to the statement given ..out in Rome. WITHDRAW CHARGE Ca'.gary, Alta., July The charge of sedition against Rev. Alexander .Eoler, pastor of Grace Presbyterian church, for certain remirKi made In Grace church, on July 11, withdrew! yenterday. All part- leg concerned felt thtt Ms was in the'besl interetti of the public. T ;