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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 11, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE UAILT HKRAI.n JUNE ,1917 SOUTHERN ALBfeRTA MEMBERS OFFICERS OF THE FARMERS' FIRE HAIL INSURANCE CO. 1 Rome cor- Tesp6n'denl-..6f :.lhe Times telegraphs Irani Thursday's 'date emphasizes a serious feature of the situation in Itoiit, caused to strpng Austrian re- inforcements of la en and guns brought .from the iaslcrn front. The despatch says fn part serious feature of the sllua- '-lion is not-Uie ground retaken by the advances (rom Ureslivoi arid Ihe sea considerably ei- -L'ceeded lie expectation of the com- -niander, but the fact Ihav such terse .relnforcezfleals hare been brought up 'arid are being brought from the easl- Duniin. June ment was made here Ibday ot the dealh of H. K. Red- rnond, memliT of the liouse ot commons for'Ihe east division -fr of Clare. He died Irom wounds received in action on June 4. Winnipeg, May despatch Irom Toronto to the Free Press this aller- "Although Sir Wilfrid Laurier.has not lesigned from the leadership ol the Liberal .party IB the house of commons, H is expectec front since lerfdajs ago. Two here that tonight'si massmeeting for had identified two 'days connter-alUck resulted in tie Identification ot two more div- .'ialou. This morning we 'diriflons are- arriving or are" on the The queslloci ot guns is still "more important The Austrian fire 'pplrs stronger as the fighting pro- In spite of the heavy loss of suffered in the first fortnight of Ihe loss of which an Innis- r. report puts at not less thau 100 and destroyed." BOHEMIAN REVOLTS, Jfew Yorh, June The Slav Press Bureau has received the following table dlbpatch from Paris reporting Extensive revolutionary disturbances Bohemia. "The optning session of the Aus- parliament was accompanied fc revolutionary outbreak In'Bo- Great riots "Sicurred In Pros- Moravian- Ostrava and Burejo- syice (Undo else In Prague) In Prague demonstration look place be- ftore Kovemor's palace, iKl'fii persona." Montreal Juno The forty-third assembly of the Presbyterian church In CanaJs thU moriilne, devotional exercises swung Into the discussion of business inat- tcrs Kith tlio raoderaior, Rov. Dr. John Nell ot Toronto, on tue dlas. Stretched beneath Ihe modera- tor's dlas was spread a huso Uulo.S Jack. There 11-35 n full alterjdauM ot corumlstonere. v The assembly was Informed to Rev. Dr. Campbell and Hov. Or. John Spui-. erville (hat the Presbyteries in the majority as approving the names of retired ministers ou the presbylery roll; In the majority. In ri'Eard to Ihc maklag up of Ihn pres- bytery" court of a" number ot mlbUl- ers, and ot maalue ot ordained asilst- ant ministers members of preaby- terlet. The majority of nresuyterlM hail voted asalnst union. as- sembly [reeled with applause the an- nouncement that General Hals had be- euu new offensive. That by an order-in-councll nice track belling would be prohibited after August 1. Minimum salaries of Presbyterian ministers were, by unanimous aclloi of the commissioners today flifd a a year and manse for rnarrlet and al HI50 a year for bachelor pai tors, the regulation, lo become live on Jnn. 1 next. On the same dati Iliat-tho nilnlcn'jm for married ordain ed missionaries will become em house, and 5950 Tor ordained slutl' men. To gel a piece on Ihe fund al charges in eld Ontario will have I contribute at least and Ibe mans the missions at a year an a house where required. This In creases the scale in the cast to a leve th? nilntniiini formerly eatabllEl ed in tho west in line with tho cond ttons which had developed in the cos ot living. Rev. Dr. Edmondaon. wh Tethered this portion of the borne mi Bion report, adduced and explainet department ol iauor siaiiaiitsi cc cost of living. Incrtattl Made In supporting the recommend for Increaie of the inlnlraam si tie Her, Mr., Mmoudson sketched the njatorv of increases as autbbrized by the general assembly, deallnp (MM A- J. _ President IFrom Qur Oiv-n JIaclcod, June results of Ihe election yesterday brought some sur- prises. In come polls ivhere -Mr. Skeld- Ing expected favorable results were for his opponent, and the same results were found on Mr. Patlcrson'6 side. S. 3. DUNHAM, Lethbrldgc, Solicitor HiS HEART eJIDLY HFFCIED "Fmtt-j-titts" TMs GX! GEaaAtD ST. TOKKTO, "Kor two years, I wi3 i victim of Acule IndifMion and Gis. ID The KtoQiwlk It afterwards attacked ttij If I Iwdy, EO (hat I could hardly movo arotitul. I tried all kinds of Medicine but uono of them did mo Any At lastj I decided to try I bought Ilio first lor tat und now I am well, ojler usixg ortly three I recommend "Fruit-i-tlTcs" from FIIKD J. fiOc. boif G for f2.50, slae, 25c. lalldcalcraorscnt post pud by Fruit- fives Luuitccl, OtUwi, FATHER IS KILLED BY HIS CHILDREN Fouranl, Okla., June 7.---The four nioiherlcss and HOW fnthcrlcss chil- dren of 11. U Wilkcreon, a farmer, to- day tcld Judse Lewis rauldlog In Hie county court how Uicy planned nnd executed Hie murder'of their father last ThurEday night ns he lay In the Wllkersou home. At the re- quest o( the court two of the children .Uie tragedy In Urainatlc fashion. All liaye been sent to ttiu stele school for LJessfe. 13 years, (he oldest of tbo four, and Joe, 12 years old. gavo ihe court a comprehensive account of the houish the ?Sth Battery o[ this city has proceeded Lo Fetawava camp, Dntario for final training and. firiine practice, a few more men are still needed lo go direct to join (he lialten'. As the qiiola of ar- lillery Croia Albert a is now nearly complete, for this" branch of the Eerrlce win probably soon slop the subject in humorous vein. Dr. Alex. McCil- llrrar, Toronto, moved that the In- crease be. void. J. K. MacDocaU, Tor- onto, seconded the .roollon. Baying it wu au appeal for simple Justice. Kev. H. T. Young, Tlsdale, Eask., and John Fleming. Winnipeg, spoke 16 Ihe mo- Don. calied by Onlerio Ub erals for Masaey Hall lonighl will be practically a .formal parting of the between the conscription anil he aLtl-coQtcrJption Liberals ofCau- ida.: In other words a definite split between Sir. Wilfrid's anti-conscrlp- lon following.and the Liberals who uphold an imrcCtlJate draft measure will endorsed by this meeting. It will leave Ihe way open or (he appointment of new leader 'or Ihe compulsion Liberals, which [npludes the majority o( .the Liberal members of parliament. "foremost amoiig the speakers lo- nifht will be Michael P., for Red Deer, Alberta, and believed lo represent the views of most wegLern Liberal 51. P.'fl and N. W. Howell lead- of the Liberal ol On- tario, who is thought to, bave the mandate of the Ontario and Maritime province Liberals In.the "Hon. GeorBe Grabam, Sir Wil- frid's chief lieutenant in the commons, or Frank B. CarVell, M. P. of Carleton, are regarded here'as most likely tor tbc new Mr. Graham has probably the beat support at Sergt niaclt ot tbe Tfith will he In the city on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 12 and 13, and will be glad to five any Information regarding the bailery to those who may .desire il. While here hiE headquarters will be al tie office of P. W. Downer, arrangements to meet him can, be made. It Is to point out the advantages of the artillery over the other branchei of the itrrice to the people ot Lethbrldge where so much artillery trafniiic has Leen Tied onL Tbe draft' which left in the early sprint already reach- ed France and been In'action .and an equally rapid trip la erpected. for the drafts which will proceed direct from Pctawawa after a brief period of training there. For any who "have business to flnlBh up before jjolnjj east, a pass Tor a of time can Ire arrarijjed, When the Key. Mr. Edmondson .pro- posed thai the Ruthemin and other non-EngUHh speaking Bhoald not be. placed. in a separate class, but treated In payment and In every other way on the same s; as others In the church il was mored by Hey. Dr- Fldgeon, seconded by tie late modera- tor, and passed unanimously. I v Alter the report ol the board of finance was presented today by' Ilr. Drumrnond, the proposal in It' UiAl on July l.nexl, all Presbyterlmn churches in Canada shall celebrate the JntUee of Confederation, bir IhanksgiriDj serrlcei, was supported by Justice Farrell of Saskatchewan ud the Rev. Dr." Mkckay, Toronto. These also K4Te but the elerllon was quiet and orderly all over .the dlslrlcl, and frlendehlna were tonned-on election day that last, sind provo that .even elections make friends, trial olherwlae seemed strangers. Today everyone Is settling down, to the business of the day, and are all happy and contented. >Iany women Bt.lhe various polls, while at-almost every poll, of tnc positions were filled by our fair voters, I and J-ticir inrHiMico at this, tho first election In wiiich they used their fran- chise, wis noticeable, bbtti in tlie j aud nul. The D. H. O.'s arc nil' Iri their praises of the way in ____i women marked their.bal- loli, as at none of the polls were tlfere; aiiy nor any that, gave any evidence of carelessness In tho, marking of Ihese ballots. Some who were Inclined'to oppose lie govsrr.- are now of the "opinion (hat II, ras" jood leglsla'lor. giving the wo-J men the rote al this time, and for this! j At the meeting in Ihe lown hall lasl1 tilght Mr. Patter-ion thanked all his supporters for their help, and congra- tulated 3dr; Skclding as the member tor Macleod, wishing him'every suc- cess, and hoped'he would he able to secure for Macleod and district more than had-been able lo get. He would now retire to his farm, and live a quiet life. Mr. Sk'eldlng tbjmkcd'the people who elected.him. and promised lo do his best for the alacleod- constituency for which he elected. incident. The two younger children. Kuby, Otto. S, Icsllfied that tlicy killed the-parent at tbc olilcr children's bidding. HAYTI BREAKS WITH GERMANY Amsterdam. June Via London MJ Hnltlcn Charge d'Af- falres at licrllu has been handed his passports. TUc- llalllen diplomat had previously Imuilcd to forelyTr'ttcrct- try Xlinmermau K nolc protestliie rigainst unrestricted demand. Ing compensation for losses caused lo llafden commerce and life and aElr'rs FRENCH CLAIM TO HAVE EFFICIENT SUB DESTROYER Paris, Juno I-ci- casse, minister of marine, announced in the chamber today that Ike num- ber of sunk lins Increased materially, r.ddlng: "We are using K very efficient mode of attack, and wo arc preparing to make It more o ID en- clou B." W. L. C- O'Brien, a large rubber plant grower from Ihe Southern Stales, oa a Visit lo Ms brother If. C. O'- o[ Limerick Lodge, and will wmn support to the Idem of the board d the summer In Sunny Alberta.' Mr. O'Brien dellihl- ;d with Alberta, and may make some Investments In some of the famous Alberta wheat landi. W. Renwlck, who Is now travelling for Miller-Morse Co., hardware, was LABOR OPPOSES CONSCRIPTION NOW Montreal, June Trades and Labor Council of this city last night passed a resolution condemning' con- scription as unnecessary In Canada for Lba reason thai the dominion beat RSslal the prowcutloa of the war by developing the productive TCSOUTC- that all collections should to the J55.D50 deficit for Uie ttls- ilon schemes of the church. -The mo- lion carried unanimously. The Her. Dr. C. C: vener, who presented the" home mis- sion report, pointed "out "that the [leflclt of with which they lad slarlcd the year had been De- duced to record ,n a war year. N. P. L. CANOibATE." Regina, Bask.. June Burns, farmer was nominated us the standard bearer of the Non- ParUaan Political League at a con- vention held al T.urtleford on -Tues- day. 'THE STONES OF ONE MOKE EXAMPLE OF GERMAN BARBARISM. RECIPROCITY IN, r.- HECRUIJttNC PLANNED Minneapolis, June Recruiting offices to raise a complete battalion of "Canadian' 'Minneapolis and St. Paul were today. This action taken following nn agreement between the United States and Canadian which re-, clproclty fe to he recognized In the recruiting of Amercana in Canada and tho enlistment of Canadians In (his country. Offices will be opened thrquRhout the United Stales and Canada for IhU purpose. The offices will be-Charye of W, T. Hullon, F. Wynn and E. V, Cooper .MlnneapoJis, who JioH IcnlaLlve com- mlsalons as major In" the Canadian annr. American cUlzcne will not be ac- cepted for the Canadian balUllpn. There will be no mobilization of Can- adian troops here or'.In any'Ameri- can city, all troops being sent to Win. nlpcg for training ae soon as recruit- PHONE 1-2-5-2 and ws'll 'do the rest 4N, .UNACCOMMODATING BEAR lorne on election flay, and spent the week-end wJth his family. W. E. for.Alher- a of Uie New .York Lite Insurance Co.; was in Macleod this week on bus-lness, One of the features of the election was the' clean marked ballots. Two causes be given. The women voters, and prohibition, Ly which ev eryone waa in good shape for voting and knew what they were-doing. 'Already Ihe member :ls- receiving dele fill on a from the farmers.-asking for ,rbad bullrfing and so George will have a busy Ijmc- iTHREE'U. 3, SURVIVORS. London, June S.-sur- vivors from the British atenoicr Manchcsler Miller torpedoed on June 5, have been landed. Ttt'o'Anier- fcaivflrenicii, Ashley and Daniels lost their lives when the ship' was sunk. She was.laden H'Hh cotton. nod already yet for separate 1 'oronto iVowi.; 1f.7 AFlE nuilc, llonl.. Jono ff Matclncnl by Ilic norlh Ilulle Mining Company, Isnued nl noon, dead, 16? mlsa- Ing anil saved. The miss- Ing gives only Ihoac who are rieHevocKyei lo Ije (n Ihe mine. X Oaininfi Ground in Sport or NBOtrV MX. mu. FID GUNS WHICH 'Bridge and deck Of M. S. ftrokc nhowlng a ftlt at.'{ gu defeat ngalnst Ucrinan dtslroycrs li Chauoel-, ni In Lhc It wn3 Ihe ;