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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 28, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME IX. .I.ETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA FRIDAY, JULY 28, line NUMBER 193 Russians Continue Advances-British Are Now In Possession of Delville Wood- Defeat The Brandenburgs. 'Paris, .Inly forces have'begun an offensive, ngniust llic Bulgarians in Greece, nccording In a Hnvas dispnlch .received here today, i'rom Salonika. Servians have occupied n series of heights and are maintaining their position despite ar- tillery Fire, and counter attacks of the. Bulgarians. Russians Advance PptrografJ, July. con tinue to advance in the cfgion of the Stonevk.i and the Hiver Dolil- arovka in southern Volhynia, the Rus- sian official statement announced to- day. The Russian Caucasian army al- so is continuing to advance. British Capture Wood London, Jnlv 28. British troops have captured Delville wood in it entirety, a British official announce- ment stated today. The German pos- ition in the Somme region had been defended hy a Brandenburg regiment which'was driven out. 'Russians Active on [The French Front Paris, July rcconnoi- tering at Auberlve. in the Champagne district. Rays the French official state- ment Issued this afternoon, penetrat- ed German "trenches and cleared them ivlih 'hand, grenades. The Russians took some prisoners. The German attempt to attack near Lihong, north of Chaulncs, was ar- rested by.French infantry fire. On the, right hank of the Meuse in the, .Verdun '.region, German preparations ip attack Thlamont works were stop- ped by artillery fire. Two German aeroplanes were shot dpwiKin-. the Somme region Saya British Failed Berlin m London lulv Britisii attacks- against the German position in Fourenux Wood in the Somme region broke down Thursday under German fire, says the official statement today at German army head- quarters, f Admit Russian Success Berlin, July Wireless to by two Russian I army corps on German positions east of Gorodische in .Baranovichi region I wcro .delivered Thursday but failed IIS 10 HEAL SPUT OFM TORIES AT Watts Abandons Candidature For Caven, But Matters Not Any Better PRINCESS PRESENTS COLORS TO CANADIANS MINERS IN EFFORT TO Whether.Men Here Will Re- turn To Work Until Demands Men Also Idle. J. C. Biggs, vice-president of District 18, is here this afternoon and held a conference with Presi- dent Logan and Secretary- Pea- cock, preliminary to the confer- ence of the men being held this afternoon. The union officials v At Klnsington Gardens on July5lh presented a silk banner and shield'to the Canadian gift from the women ind children of the United Kingdom. Major-Gen eraf Steele, commander of he Canadians, is seen accepting the flag'. J the war office' an- Cranbrook, B. C., .July, un- expected, which usually happens, has happened in Tjolitical circles in this city. A. E. Watts, of Wattsburg, who received the unanimous choice of the old Conservative association, the re- sult of the'split in the local organizat- 'on, has abandoned his wing of the party. -When air. Watts left. last week- for Rossland to interview the premier it was; at the re- quest of his supporters..The object of "is mission was to cinch tho nomination. On..his return Saturday wprd had passed around that lie was .he recognized-' candidate and; .that: T. X the foraier; i.e. .forced to run -us an independent. Watts' friends 'received a severe jolt-hist evening-when a ug was held in the Edison theatre.: ran high until Mr, Watts took i he tloor. After that the fat .was In the i fire. Watts' attitude toward Mr. Caven iad completely changed. Caven was 10 longer a numbskull. He was' the man the people wanted. urged he friends of the to get togeth- r and try save Cranbrook from pol tical death. While Mr. AVatts made no state- ment that be would withdraw, it--is known that the premier held out an inducement to him to retire from .the Cranbrook fight and lie be the Abandon Casement Appeal London, July the couit of cnniin.il appeal met today to hcnr the "possible iippliailidn" in behall- of Roger Ctisc- inent, who was sentenced lo death foi high treason in connection with the recent Dublin uprising, it Svas found Mutt the defence had abandoned any contemplated action. WILLIAM RAMSAY Who died'at his home in Glasgow on Sunday. He was a noted scientist who made many discoveries of the properties of air and minerals. He discovered helium and other valuable elements. to gain ground, Bounced'today. The battle is stitl in progress. Rus- sians have resumed their attacks. southeast, of Vladimir-Volynski in candidate in the Columbia riding, southern succeeded in...... penetrating General Von Linsingen's line northeast of Svinluchy, but are beinp. vigorously counter-attacked hy the Germans. IMf. MSI 10 Calgary. Special arranse- 'ruents are being made by tlie local taking the place of tlie nominee of that riding, Mr. Taylor, who has en- listed for active service. Mr. Gordon, government organizer, has gone to Columbia tp pave .tlie .way for his being received. That he'will meet'his Waterloo in Columbia is a foregone conclusion. This seat was conceded to .lack Bnckham, the Liberal candidate, months ago. That the Conservatives in Cran- brook have no hope of. winning- is no secret. It is common talk on the street that' King will win with nn overwhelming majority. This point was very beautifully illustrated last evening when at the Conservative meeting, W. B. McFarlane, president cf the Cranbrook Conservative assoc- iation, offered to bet even money that Tom Caven would not be elected. Mr. Caven and Mr. Watts left today Thirteen Recruited Prominent Railway Men Sign to Date candidate In the Cranbrook district. ington, Robert Peacock. i iui iMjiaun to iULHi'v lew me iJiciiuej Red Crors offlpjalB.to entertain the jir. Watts bearing a resolution signed members of, tile society from Leth- by 48 members of the old association. bridge and tlie south country who are Tlle resolution was to 'the effect that coming to Calgary on a special train. they illsIs'Bd on Mr' Watts as The 'IJiike .and Duchess of jare both fo be in Calgary Saturday, the puke inspecting the troops at Sarcee while the Duchess visits the Ogden coQvalscent home and the Red Cross depot where sho will see the work in j progress, Special street cars will take jthe southern visitors to the Ogden I Home in the afternoon where tea jwill be served. Letlibridge is beating all recruiting records this week and the Railway Construction Corps is responsible. F W. Downer, who is recruiting for the unit, took on 13 men last night, set- ting a new pace. Capt. Duff was in the city and passed a number of men who hat! been holding back gft in formation from him on his visit. Among the men taken on Al- fred Hall, until a few months ago lo- comotive foreman of the C.P.R. here D. C. ftlacdonald a C. P. R. machinist a.lso signed on. J. a jethbridge trainman was another, Jas Worthingtop and Robert Peacock, two well known miners, and "of i bridge for 20 years will don the chaki. P. A.: Harding who joined Up the son of of C. H. Harding, an- other L'ethbridge old timer. The city of Letlibridge is giving more men to the Railway Construction corps than any other city in the provin- ce. About 30 have signed to date. The following is last night's list for Nelson to interview the premier, j P. A. Harding, D. C. MacDonald; J. Britain Prohibits Importation Of Drugs London, July of opium and cocaine into the UnitedvKingdom is prohibited by a royal proclamation issued by day. OF BREMEN N. B., July D" Hazen, Minister -of "reports'til at--the German under-; sea'liner Bremen narr nee i cap- tured arid taken into Halifax. Halifax reports received aiso declared the Bremen' wa.s not there. AGENTTO BE HERETO 0..: Selby. Jad. Willetts, Reginald L. Paul, J. D. Williams. Joseph Trulsbn, Alfred Hall, Cunningham. Charles Johnson, William Smith, Jas. Worth Farmers and Bankers Get Together On Many Points The department- agriculture at Edmonton has arranged to place an agent at Letlibridge during harvest season :for the distribution of harvest labor and the issuance of certificates This is in response to an appeal from the 'hoard, of trade here through pre sident'Marnouh, who. suggested that .an-'agent be .located here, and that, a call-from him at any time for soldiers from Sarcee camp as harvest help, would receive immediate atten tion. Mr. Jlarnoch pointed out in a letter to Hon. Duncan Marshall that individual -applications from farmers entailed great delay, and that the .whole could be more promptly and effectively carried out through an agent located here. MONEY RATES New York, July pa per, 4 per cent Sterling; sixty days demand, 4.75 13-16.; cables 476716 rrancs demand ca- bles, Marks, demand cables Kronen, demand. 12.30, Expect Her to.Enter War Soon Preparing for This Eventuality German Court Martial Orders Execution of British Officer For Alleged Attack Berlin, via Sayulle Julj tain Charles Fryatt, of the Railway Steamship Brussels which vessel was captured by Germ- an destroyers last month and taken In- to Zeebrugge, lias been executed, by shooting, after a trial before the Ger- man naval court martial.. The-death are, it is understood, doing what they can to induce the men to re- turn to work, so that negotiations may be resumed. At a meeting of the members of Lethbridge Local No. 574, U. M. of A. to be held this afternoon in the Miners' Mull, the men will decide whether or not they will go hack to work, iu the Gait mines tomorrow. None of the men went to work this morning. That is the situation in the local mines today. At Fernie ,ihe union is in session again today to decide whether they, too, will so bat'k to work tomorrow n the Coal Creek mines. No other camps in the district are out today, and it ia believed the sit- uation has simmered down until there is hope of amicable settlement. If the men in the Lotiibridgc and Coal Creek mines are back at work tomorrow much will have been done to relieve the anxiety of the general public that a general strike over District No. IS was pending. P. L. Naismith Here P 1 unanager of the dei) irtmerit of natural resources of the C. P. II. came down from Calgary- last night and conferred with Super- intendent Livingston regarding the in the mines here. sentence was passed upon Captain Fry j the men walked out here att because of his illegal action In! morning the situation look- attempting previously to.ramTa Ger- black, so much so, in fact, that man submarine. j when the wires carried the stories to Story of tne "Crime' j prairie towns, dealers began Testimony was picsentecl at bee of a big coal shortage court martial lo show that while Cap I began the opeiatois In lain Fryatt did not belong ito armed! tnis 's to (the outlook Little in dependent mines in the district le a number, of oidejs fpr sumnjr Rotterdam, July Berlin and Vienna seem to have made up their minds that a new about to enter the field. According to information from Berlin the deepest anxiety prevails there while-Roumanian journals are speak- ing of Bulgana and Austna as prob- able enemies. German newspapers threaten Roumania. Germany will support her allies by stern military measures against Roumania which al- ready are in hand. of the Berliner Tage- writing, from Bucharest, says: You cannot trust'the Roumanian pol- cy. The.only thing we can trust is SPAIN; .HIT BY HURRICANE July hurricane of unprecedented violence- has ravaged the provinces of- Saragossa, Corim Vallabolfd, .Leon and Pontevedia. forces he had 'attempted on OldTtli) 25th 1.015 while neat Alias 'ightshfp to ram German s'ubrmrine U 38 -1 Captain Fryatt, the first the first tne Brussels if celved from the British idmfiiln gold .vatches for "brave conduct and men tinned in the house'of commons. The submarine U 33 according to official account of'the tii.il had big mlled to the British -steameVtb-'show her flag and to stop but Prjatt did not hoed and is alleged to have, turn ed at high speed toward the submarine which escaped only duing mimed lately several yards below the bur face. Captain Fryatt. the official-statement says, admitted that he had followed, the instructions of the British admir- alty. Sentence was confirmed and Fryatt was sho: for a Franr 1 n eur Ci inie against armed ueruiaii'sea forces The trial was. held at Bruges, Bel- gium, yesterday. CAPTURE BRITISH: CARG OSTEAMERS Amsterdam, via London; July Berlin official statement says that four German, destroy- ers have captured two -British cargo steamers in international waters off Landskrona, Swed- en. Kilties To Move Soon; Big Effort To Get 100 Men 'I to know as much as I know From information that has come to.me since yesterday, I can as- ge coal je teidi} from Saskatch eunn points. Many .Orders Ahead Were the miners to go back to work, and continue working right tin push until spilng, the coal situation 'in the i'iot be any: too bright. The Herald under- stands that the Gait -mines here have summer storage orders enough ahead- already to keep the mine working full time with its present pay roll for two months without taking into con- sideration orders for coal for immed- iate' consumption t Would Work Great Harm B. K. Bullock, of Taber, was in the city this morning and states that the mines there are working about two days a week. The operators there are anxiously watching the labor situat- ion; Mr. Bullock pointed out that the present demand of the ininers in these iields for an increase in wages would be likely to work harm in a very im- portant particular. After the new agreement was signed up in the hard coal fields of the United States'last spring, with an advance in wages, the operators were forced to raise the of their coal. This raise just enough to allow the Alberta operators to get into the Manitoba market and undersell the U. S. operat- ors, thus greatly increasing the mark- et "for Alb'erta coal. The result is that Junimer storage orders have -been pouring In as never before, and the miners of" this district are enjoying (CONTINUED ON PAGE 6) cables 1? lo guilders demand, sure vou tj'at we shall be moving cables 41 7-16. cables.6.44. Roubles, demand 30.35, cables, Bar silver, 63% cents. That the Distinguished Service Order was awardsd Jack Rots of the 24tl; Battal'on because he volunteered for and carried out another officer ,1 very dangerous reconnnisance In the face of very heavy fire, an I secur- ed .Information of the utmost val- ue" io the information contained In today's dispatches Lon- don, It was report id some time Herald that D.S.O. had been conferred on Major He la th; con of Walter Ron, the big rancher. N Winnipeg, July progress was made at the conference of fanners and bankers, held in this city under tho of the joint committee on commerce and.'agrlcul- ture. -Working on a basis of work already doho hy the joint-committees last spring, the Winnipeg sub-section of the Canadian banker's association, through its chairman, .John MeEach- ern, staled that it was the earnest desire of the hanks of (he west to assist to fhe utmost In the develop- ment of the resources of 'Western Canada and to s.xlenil to the in- dividual farmer every facility .possible .consistent with sound banking prin- ciple. This declaration of policy was ac- companied by detailed statement of (he banker's attitude on R number of--points raised In the conference which U) tho bankers feel U vi'diihl be unwise discount for more be summarized as follows note although ONTARIO BYE-ELECTION mer's contention that pay of these .____ advances should hot be'expected until i T 4. than lliree 01 four months, the Fftr insurance, mortgage comnanleH, etc XF the proceeds of the season's crop available, is'recognized as sound by the'bankers, and it will he their aim to 'arrange maturities and according: ly facilitate life gradual marketing of grain, as it ia recognized that with Canada now the fourth wheat pro- ducing country it would'be detriment al to hasten the process of marketing (2) As tq loans to buy livestock for feeding banks are more than ever dis- posed to encourage this industry 'and to carry the period neces- sary to mature livestock. Banks are prepared to extend credit to capable and industrious fanners engaged on stock raising. (3) Re Go-operative credit associat- ions, so long as they are carried.out on Hound lines, banks are inclined to Rive their support and reduced rate of interest might be made available, (4) Managers of banks are to' be discouraged from acting as agents pf j Toronto, July cab- calling foi the holding of the south west Toronto bye-election on Mondaj August 21, with nominfltioii ri y August 14. The in the legislature in very shortly." In these words'Lt.-Col. Pryce-Jones addressed the Lethbndge Highlanders on Tuesday on their return from cere? soon tlie boys will be happy if the% can get the 100 men needed and they are going right out after them. Lieut. Asqutth goes back trf Calgary tonight for the big rcUevs it the camp tomorrow, but comes hack on Monday-, to direct recruiting in tlie south. Capt. Denoon, chaplain' of the monial drill on the review ground, regiment, will also be acthel} en This has caused a much better feeling gaged in the work and man among the men, a rumor having been will be given a chance to get away for circulateu to tne effect that they were service. Mayor Mardic and members taiJ- to Letllbndge in the fall. Of the old citizens recniitidg com Inet has decided to Issue a writ is not the slightest possibility mittee are being appealed to for aid of thai taking said the colonel, and the campaign will bQ a bte one Need 190 Men Lieut: Asquith recently-passed Seeing that the Lethbndge High- landers will be moUng shortly, ntly passed his examination for his ciptaincy The boys are looking foi ward to Sat a determined effort is being made to urday and the visit of the this riding was caused by the un the Ianks hundred men (south. Each compan> Is doing its death of Hon J J Foy, form- erlv attorney general MARKETS July Wheat October wheat July July flax 15 High Low WEATHER Fair comparatively Immediately and the Kilt- 'ies aie out lo get them The 13th O. M. R. rilled up In the last few days. [The Highlanders will do the same. I Lieut. Asqiiith city this morning to man out the campaign in Lethbrldge. He is most enthusias- tic over the .regiment. All the undcs- utmost in improving Its lines aiid tlie 113th battalion, will tike second place to none in camp in the appearance of4 its temporary home. Nearly men took part in the parade, which was a rehearsal of the review to bo held in honor of the Duke of Cpnnanght' and Ottawa, July sis months' leave of absence which was granted Comptroller Fortescue, of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police, runs out next, month. H is not expected he will resume his position, as he is well past the retiring age. He is at present m England with his wife. There ia 'con- siderable gossip as to his successor. Among those mentioned are A E Qlount, private secretaiy to Sir Robert Borden. June Ken weeded out and the Letlibridge people who fcJU in the 100 remaining men aie in good condit- icursion to Sarcee camp will -nitiiess a ion and present a splendid appear- sight that will probably, never be seen ance Tlie battalion Is a leader In again In.the west.; Visitors to the sports In the camp ihc football team camp would be woll ad-.lscd to leave hasjipur dcfented The bnaelmll [the street cars before reaching carap for the lead of the league In other .It isllkely the review will start abo'u't lines of sport the boy are up with I noon. This will save i, tbng walk the "Witt prospects of moving from camp. J' LIKES PLAN TO PUNISH SELFISH Winnipeg, July Judge Itofoson. an officiat of the JIanito_ba .Patriotic Fund, lg enthusiastic con corning the suggestion of a Leth- bridge man that the DATUM ot n6n contributing tinns to the Patriotic 'fund Should be publicly expotad it they refuse.to assist the wives and janiitfes ot those fighting the iront JJG s.uu tne expomug ot tntsa people should be done newspapers and that a bli uonsubscri'jcis should ;