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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 4, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta WEATHER High LOW ForccMt: and vrtrm July oats IN Since .May 24th Losses Are Heavy-Western Battery Suffers Ottawa. -June casual- Fest'Uburt ties in Langhemarcti and fight so far with _ killed in action, wounded and j south. TWO INCHES THIS WEEK Two more inches of rain fell this weuk in Lethbridge. Mon- day's rain brought .57 inches. During tbe rain of the last two days, 1.4o inches have fallen, niuking the total for the week two inches. The rains have been general over tbe entire I missing or prisoners, and Micro is no abatement whatever of the niim- liors still being received by thn cas- ualty "Imrcau.' Yesterday's and to- day's lists are probably as heavy as any yoi received and indicate that in lIIP most recent fighting near Kestu- luirt Canadians engaged suffered heavily in billed and wounded and even in missing. Casualties still con- conic in from the lighting ot t Aiiril 22 to lifj, and among those arc names of officers and men formerly ruporteri missing hut reported prisoners oi war at Bishofswerk, Germany, and "tioing well. The bulk of the recent casualties, however, seem to he from the fight- ing of May 2-1. and thereafter. In this lighting it i.s believed the Canadian casualties wiii lotal In 1he mast recent fighting the battalions which have suffered most heavily arc those of men of.th'j second and third i Itrigade, fifth western battery, eighth, Calgary, Alta., June of fifteenth Toronto Highlanders, grains and graeaes by farmers in west- aiid thirteenth Montreal eru Canada, which were purchased by In a lesstir degree the Strathconas the C.P.R. and form part of their ex- ami Royal Canadian Dragoons dis- hibit at the Panama-Pacific Ettposi- mounled, have undergone their hap-. tion, have been" entered for award in High Quality of Alberta Grains Successful at San Fran- cisco Fair tism. May Lay 25 Miles Steel East From Foremost Steel may he laid thi3 summer on 25 miles -of the Lelhbridge-Weyburn C. P. R- branch, east of Foremost. This is announced .by Grant Hall, general manager oi, the C.P.R., as a correspondencebetwm.Pie- sidcnt Marnoch, 01 the LefchhrHige hoard of trade, and D. C. Coleman, assistant general manager. Mr. Hall states that if the crop is iairly well assured east of Foremost the laying of the steel will'he undertaken. the names nf the growers. j A. wire, received this morning from I San Francisco says that as these en- tritiB are of the highest quality, it IB I fe'lt certain that awards will be coming1 'to tho farmers from whom the sam- ples were purchased, but wUo are not even aware that the entries lire being made or that the' coiripany had any in- tention of displaying- their products awards. The Tbe following is the list of tbe grow- ers, together with the products which, were grown by them: Arthur Perry, Cardston, Alta., white Fyfe wheat, black oats, Dodcls oats, Carton's oats, Marquis wheat, blaclr barley. J. Peterson, Raymond, Alta., tim- othy. A. K. Bow Island, medium white oats, long white oats. A. L. Frleberger, Baasano, Alta., speltz. A. Deloraine, Man., red Fyfe wh'eat. J. T. Wort lung ton, Strathmore, Alta., flax and 'Marquis wheat. Nick Taitinger, Clareahoim, Alta., Marquis wheat and two-row barley. 0. Hansen, Pincher Creek, Alta., wheat. Kingston, Ont, Bune 4. A holy var against Germany and her allies ivas proclaimed today in the Presby- terian general ass-embly when unusual addresses -were delivered on the sub- iecfc by two former moderators, Rov. Dr. D. M. Gordon, of Kingston, and Kev. Dr. W. T. Herridge, ot Ottawa. The former rose from a sick bed to a series of resolutions and oiVered carefully prepared statements. (Dr. Herridge spoke in an impassion- ed manner, referring to tin- justice of it-he quarrel of the British race with the German people, and stating that Canada was just beginning to awak- 011 to the nature of the struggle was going on in, Europe Dr. Herrivigc has two sons and both are in the army. Dr. Gordon lias also .two sons in the war. CANADA'S NEW KNIGHTS MARCONI REACHES ITALY Ohiasso, Italy, June coni arrived at Turin yester- .jfc__day, and met with an entbus- iastic reception. The Mayor, ft Cosrit Rossi, the aldermen and prefects met him at tho station. it SIR 'JOHN EATON Sir John Craig Baton, born Toronto, 1875; son ot tlie late Timothy Eaton, whom he succeeded as head of the T. Eaton Co.; married a daughter of the late John McCrea, Oroemee, OnL; di- rector of the Dominion Bank, memue; of Board of Regents, Victoria Univer- sity; a Methodist, a Liberal; noted for his philanthropy1 and patriotic spirit. SIR HERBERT AMES Sir Herbert Ames, borri Montreal, 1863; graduate Amherat College, Mass.; identified with Ames-Holden, Ltd.; interested in municipal govern- ment; writer of many pamphlets on subjects; former alderman in 'Montre- al; director of insurance companies; ardent Imperialist; M.P. for St. Afl- tolne division of Montreal since Presbyterian, Conservative; hon. sec- retary Patriotic Fund. SIR H. L. DHAYTON Sir Henry L. Drayton, horn Kemp- ton; educated Toronto; married daughter of Joseph Cawthra, Toronto; called to bar 1891; former city soli- citor of Toronto: appointed chairman Railway Commission of Canada, 19113; an Anglican; son of P. H. Drayton, K. C., Toronto. (Continued on pago LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA, FRIDAY, JUNE 4, 1915 SOME OF THE NEW CANADIAN KNIGHTS NUMBER 147 SIR HERBERT Hon. Secretary Canadian Fund AMES Patriotic SIR JOHN C. EATON Head of the firm or T. Baton Co., Toronto SIR HENRY DRAYTON Chairman Canadian Railway Commis- sion PRINCESS PATRICIAS NEARLY EXTINCT Montreal, Quc., June the Princen Patricia's Regiment is faced with extinction unlets rein- TSrcements are provided, is the statement of a member of the regiment, as printed in a Mcntreal newspaper. He says the battalion left Canada 1100 stronj, landed in France with 1000, and 100 were left at the depot. Since then it has swallowed up over 700 reinforcements, and now faces the enemy only 204 strong. There are no men at the depot, and no drafts from Canada are in sight, and the regiment Is in danger of being wip- ed off the slate from lack of men. The writer concludes with a plea to let young Canadians wanting to enlist, Join the Patricias, a regiment which has done so much to enhance Canada's fame. Rev. W. J. Conloy is President of the Alberta Methodist Conference Edmonton, June W. J. Conoly 'of Namao, is the new presi-' dent of the" Alberta Methodist con- ference. .He came to Alberta .11 years ago and attended the first conference held in tbe province. His pastorates hav-e included one year at Leduc, one year at three years at Clover Bar, two rears at Fort Sas- katchewan, and four at' Namao., He is now entering on his second term at the latter place. Rev. A. Richard, ilacleod, was again elected secretary. The lay dele- gates held their annual meeting and have elected as their president Dr. Rivers, of Lethbridge, in succession to A. B. Gushing of Oalgary. J. E. Bull of Calgary, is the new vice- president. New Stations for Methodist Pastors Bulgaria's Entry Imminent oumanta an1 uga ar. Budapest advices .say the Rus- sians already have given away to the pressure of England and France and promised Roumaiiia to satisfy her na- tion litlaVU riUUillrflUit Hi anviaij .....ial aspirations. The fact .that Uulgaru has recalled students from 'urtey is sieiulicant Only Greece is left out of the Bal- kan league and this is now consider- ed loss important than when .she could have helped in the Dardanelles. To Attack Turkay Athens, June it' is re- ported, is sending an army to the Turkish frontier. This has occasioned alarm in Constantinople with the re- Gtilt that troops in large numbers are being called from the peninsula, and rushed to Adrlanoplo and Kiik Kill- issa to meet eventualities, Edmonton, June first draft of stations of the Alberta'Meth- odist Conferences, planes Rev. W.'B. McNiven, late assistant pastor of Mc- Dougall church, Edmonton., at Tab.er; Rev, A. J. Rudd at Rotlaw; Rev. T. D. Jones at Claresholm; Rev. H. S. at Fislibum: Rev. C. W. Ber- tram at Eyremore; Rev. Ernest Al- len at -Fertile Plains. Rev. Thomas Powell of Edmonton goes to -Banfcvieu- church, Calgary, and his plaoe is taken by Rev., W. B. Gal- loway oF Calgary. Rev. G. D. Arm- strong of Wesley church will be suc- ceeded by Hev. j. H. Johnston of Cal- gary. Mr. Armstrong has been allot- 'Olds. Professor A. D. Miller, formerly a member of the faculty of Alberta Col- lege, has been given a church at Bentley. Rev. G. F. Driver of Ponotia wiif suc- ceed the Rev. C. H. Johnson of Fort Saskatchewan. Rev. F. E. Clysdale of Cmrlstadt goes to Ponoka, being succeeded by Rev. C. R. Corcoran. Offensive of Italians is Successful Rome, June official state- ment issued tonight caya reports of preparatory movements along the entire front show that the sit- uation continues to develop in fav- or of the. Italians, who have as- sumed ah" effective offensive ag- Auttrlans, who are strongly; entrenched, and ed by powerfurartilloryV Bow Island Man Wounded ..Ottawa, Ont., June the wounded in night's cas- ualty lists are Maxwell Edgar of Inniiflll, >nri William Herbert Whitfield of BOW Island. William Mallory and Robert Cur- rle-of Red Deer ire also wounded. London, June arc virtually, stationary along tbe west- ern front, so far as is shown by of- ficial communications. Slight gains in the district north of Arras are re- ported by the French. Swedish Boat Sunk Loidon, June -I. The Swedish sletiraW Lappland was sunk yester- day on the coast of Scotland. Al- though no subrr.ariBe was the captain expressed the opinion that the vessel was torpedoed. All on board were rescued. DR. McGILLIVRAY MODERATOR June Dr. McGillivray was yesterday el- ected. moderator of the terian General Assembly for the coming year. ITALIANS HERE HAVE BEEN CALLED Nearly i 00 Ready to Go But Only Small Number Yet Required Between 75 and 100 Italians in tlie city of Lethbridge are ready at a mo- ment's notice, to answer the call of the homeland. Of this number it is possible that only a few will come in the class of 1876-1895, which includes the ages between 19 and 29. iLieut. C. Marinaro has received a communication from the Italian con- sul at Calgary calling Italian reserv- ists to htfld themselves in readiness to depart for Italy. The circular letter reads as "The Italian government calls the clans Irom 1876 tp'l.S95 to be ready at the official cafl of the government. The Italian gpyernment will provide transportation to Italy, ail the officers to leave at and for information to write the Italian consular agent at Calgary." Lieut.. Marinaro himself, having been born in 1870, ia six years beyond the age limit. He is very disappointed and hopes that the next class will Boon be called. There are no other of- ficers in Lett-bridge. Although there are between three and four hundred Italians in the city, nearly 300 of these are from tlie Aus- trian provinces of Istria. Consequent-, ly. they -come under Austrian control, and Italy has not the power to for them. In spite of this fact, it Is probable that many will volunteer to fight for Italy, for they are Italians at heart, though nominally Austrian subjects. Old Timers Will Parade to Church Old-timers who have resided Lethbridge, those here over, twenty pate in this parade. years, will hear- a special sermon by Rev. 'A..H. Denpon at Knox church on Sunday everting; June 13lh. The centre portion of the church will 'be reserved for. those who will partici- ADR1ATIC SAFE Montreal, Quo., June Canadian Pacific received to- day a cablegram from Liver- pool anouucins the arrival there .of the Star .liner, Adriatic, which sailed May 1'7 from New York, willi Sir Thos. Shaughnessy aboard. Early Capture of Przemysl Was A Complete Surprise to Berlin Germans Offer to Re-Establish Ancient Hebrew Realm at Palestine Montreal, June London cor- respondent of the Gazette cabled last night that, according to the .Matin of Paris, Germany is throwing out a bait to the Jews promising to re- London, June Having captured Przemysl, the Austro-Gerruan forces are maintaining their offensive with unusual speed along the Galician fron- tier. The troops, which brolte through the Russian line at Stry are pushing northward rapidly. A statement from the Russian War Office, contains tha admission that in the region beyond the Dneister p.iver i.ho Austro-German. army has advanced along the Tismetl- itza-Stry front. A Peirograd dispatch stales -that German force, which captured Libau in Russia, on the Baltic some time ago has been isolated. Intensity of the Attack London, .lime The final attempt' on I'rzemvsl appears to have been delivered with extraordinary inten- sity. Up until Wednesday tlie enemy. Inui wrested from the Russians only three of the forts, these being on tho north. That night they made another. fierce assault, having "for some days had the support of every gun up to JG-inch calibre. Fortifications on tho north side were stormed, and ing forces took possession Good Supply of Ammunition London, June 4. The Morning Post's I'ctrograd correspondent com- ments on the fact that the Germans seem, to have an almost inexhaustible supply of all important ammunition, Ry this alone, he says, they were en- abled to make a good stand againsti the Russians, whose tactical disposi- establish the kingdom of Palestine I tions apparently, were more advan- after the war. "A scheme outlined and signed, by 25 German and Austrian rabbis, and also hj" Herr Ballin, of tbe Hamburg-American line, under- takes to by an agreement with the Sultan, a Jewish kingdom, with guarantees of '-neutrality present tbe Turks, have machine guns on Mount Carmel. tageous. Success Unexpected Merlin via London, .June -i. Jubil- ation throughout Germany and Aus- tria over the fall of Przemysl is ming ingdom, thjs was brought to ty iv Chauffeurs Now on Trial On the charge of unlawfully assist- ing enemies of His Majesty to escape across the line, McKenzie, Darke and Owens, the three chauffeurs who were Monday night, are receiving their preliminary trial at the Mounted Police Barracks this afternoon. The accused have not been arraign- ed as yet, the examination of the Aus- trians they are charged with assist- ing, being proceeded with first. J. W. Boulton, auto livery man, is also witness in the-case, he having- already testified that he gathered from Owens in the garage that he was tak- ing Austnans south. Lieut. Allen Aitken Brother of J.M., Reported Wounded Furthermore, the conditions within the stronghold show that the Rus. sians were looking forward to a long siege and that they had endeavored to prepare for it, A correspondent of Vossische Zeitung says the Russians had brought reinforcements ta'tp Przemysl from Lemberg, and heavy- artillery and ammunition from Lub- lin over a new strategic route. Mid- dle forts u-ere used for the storing of ammunition. Continuing, the Vos- sische Zeitimg's correspondent says the artillerv attack, reached its cli- max on Sunday, when the forts wcva literally sprayed with shells, .1, t was ece o peon Lieut. Allen A.tken, ot the Royal ernment to ,lave issuers o! Edmonton, June .entering fully into the discussion of prohibi-: tion the Edmonton Archdeanry of, the Anglican.church passed a strong resolution in support of prohlbitiou o[ liquor for Alberta and pledged members of the archdeanry (the An- glican clergy of the city and dis-' a success. It was decided to petition the gov- and if possible some CURT U. S. NOTE TO GERMANY NOW READY Washington, June Ameri- can government's rejoinder to the re- cent German note concerning the sinking of the Lusitania was ready to he laid before tlie cabinet today. It is short and to the point, it i.sks definitely whether Germnny intends to. he guided in future by humane principles embodied in international law for the conduct of maritime war- fare. The despatch of the note to Berlin only awaits the cabinet approval. With its transmission a personal rep- resentative of Count Von Bernstorfl, 'the German ambassador, will leave for Berlin to personally outline to the Herman government' the Qfllclal, situaMon in the United States in re- naval reserves, brother of J. M. ken, of Lethbridge, and brother of I particular individual be appointed for, Sir Max 'Aitken has been wounded that work and that magistrates be in the noting in the Dardaneiles, ac- 'T cording to a wire received here by i that a age limit., be Mr. Aitken this morning. No particu- stated for marriage. This was aitec lars are available as to whether a discussion oi the proposed new Lieut. Aitken was wounded during j marriage act and suggested amend.-. land or sea operations. ments. Indians Are Well Cared For eight hoarding gnrd' to public opinion toward German government and to explain the American point oi view on sub- marine Foreign governments have given assurances o-r the safe con- duct for tlie emissary at the of President Wilson. i fa'st'noteVas wriUen Indians of the Do- A special- ctivoy will supplement now iearn tho important details that, minion arc being fairl> well cared for the memorandum cabled by the am- aid them-in replying tci-the lat- eet American note.' the feeling in United the the whole of a cheerful nature and bassador to his government regarding his interview with tbe President. In it he described the emphasis laid by the President that the United States would omit no word or act to secure an acquiescence in its position in the Lnsitania case. Hope was, expressed jat'the German ombtssy.-toilay tuat tic Envoy, (.caves N.Y., June Meyer who is understood to be the ftffiat Ambassador von Bernstorf f te sending to Berlin, sailed yesterday (board the steamer United States for Copenhagen, it beome known here by the Federal aucnonties and by the churches. The report was in part as follows Indians Increasing "The Indians arc: increasing in Can- ada owing to the better sanitary con- dition in the schools and on the serves. There arc in the Dominion al- together Indians, thirtr-four tribes being in the western country. results are obtained in vhe hoarding schools, chiefly owing to the nomadic life of the Indians. Our hope is jn the childien, ami already we promising results from many of our graduates Dr H McKay, Round, Lake, in his report, gues a vivid contract between B.n.4 those existing years ago, Indians take Prizes "Al Albcrnt, B C the puwli of the boarding school in competition (Continued oa pajt ;