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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 13, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta First Definite Decision Will be Made When Union Committee Report is Opposition Whole Austrian Flees BefIre Two Division iTotal Now Reaches 1 Winnipeg, June all signs fail June 13 will be remembered in future years as the day unlucky to the opponents of church union. When the general assembly of the 1'resbyterlan churcli opened today leaders of the union cause were con- fident that the final decision would be reached within 24 hours, and the re- sult of. the vote was a foregone con- elusion. It Is not believed that the report of the union committee will be amended and it it is changed will be only and not affecting the ker- 3iel of the report. After the first and decisive vote Is taken, which will be on the reception of the report, there no doubt will be considerable discussion and possibly dime divisions on various resolutions. After the reading of tlnmninutes this morning Rev. Dr. Ephriam Scott, of Montreal, editor of the Presbyterian Record; continued his speech, inter- rupted by adjournment last, night. He made an able presentation of j ganization. liis side of the issue but his address contained no new matter. It was said this morning that amend- ments to tile report of the union com- mittee would be introduced by very well known commissioners to the as- sembly, but it was not conceded that .the assembly would adopt any of them. .-Vinous those, who will be on the floor with amendments will he Rev. Dr. Harridge, of Ottawa, former mod- orator; Rev: Prof. Ballautyne. of Knox college. Toronto; President Fal- coner, of the -.University of Toronto, and President.' Murray., of the Univjr- sjiy of Saskatchewan. he would followed by Rev. Dr. Clay i of Victoria, B.C., who will second the report of the minorily. After Dr. j Clay, Rev. W. G. Brown of lied Deer. Alberta, will speak if he gets a chance. Mr. Brown is one of the leaders of the anti-unionists and one of the best pub- lic speakers in the assembly. No Real Union Kev. Dr. Ephriam Scott on Ills ad- j dress to the assembly on church un- ion said that no real union could be secured and read the list of churches which had voted against the projios- j irion, numbering 394. He said that there would without doubt be a nuc- leus for the continuance ot the Pros- byterian church and he predicted that there would be a large following both in the far east anil the far west. j Dr. Scott intimated that opposition to the proposed union would come Irani Roman Catholics and Anglicans j in the House of Commons, wiio would i fear the formation of this new big or- j LONDON, June 13.-Complete rout of the Austrian armies ans Make Counter near Czernowitz, was announced here today by the Russian embassy. Two entire divisions, with all their generals, artillery and ammunitions, were captured. The Russians are in full pursuit, Cossacks overrunning the territory at the rear of the fleeing armies. ESTABLISH F Austrians in Albania Quit Rome, June is rumored here and telegrams from Switzer- land mention a similar report, that the Austrians are evacuating Al- bania. Dr. Harridge and Prof. Ballantyne will say that the church is generally for union but that in view of the large minority the matter should be hung up for the president. President Falconer and President Hurray will introduce amendments which have already been primed which suggest certain minor changes in the report, but which do not change its substance. announced that when Hev Dr Ephriam Scott had finished He intimated that Ihe Methodists migitt not agree to give up their organization to go into the Davidson Commission Learns Ammunition Bought for Was Sold At new one with a portion of the Presby- terian church and said that so much bitterness would be created that the plan would' not advance the glory of Dr. Clay, in opening his ad- dress, paid a warm tribute to Rev. Dr. Ottawa. June Charles Dav. idsoll Monday afternoon resinned the inquiry into the sale of small arms ammunition by the militia department item covered payment by Crowds Line Streets Thous- ands. Officers and Queen Present Repulse Germans at Pi'lnigrmi. Juiit1 number of Auslriaus captured by Hie Russians in Ihc'new offensive iniivenu'nl lias Ijeen increased In mure iliau 11 I.UOll. In many seclcirs nf Ilic front, tile sliilo- niLMil says..the Russians are still pursuing Hie Auslriaus. AUSTRIANS COUNTER-ATTACK iierlin. .lune aiiii Auslro-Hungiirian Iniops dt> livei-ed a seven' eotinter-allack on Hie Russian forces advancing in nnrtheaslern .-uul drove Ihem back, tlie statement of .lime 12 says. The Austrians captured 1HOO Russians. GERMANS ENTER FRENCH TRENCHES .Paris, .lime lii.- (ienium troops lasl night renewed the at- tack over Hie whole section of the Verdun front west of Tliitui- monl farm. They succeeded in entering some advanced tren- ches at one poiul, Imi'were repulsed elsewhere, the French ollice announced today. The French trendies penetrated hy tlie GersmiKs are on tlie eastern slops of Hill 1121. wesl of Thiaumont farm. West of the Meiise there were no important actions during the nigid. The homhsirdment was lieavy in the region of Chalianeouri. to show tlie connection with of small arms nmuuiniUon. Another item related to payments of ,nOO for lioss rifle bayonets and scab- President Falconer, of the' UmverslU h cOSt ol- telegnims and of Toronto, iiresented seconded by Presideu will have the floor Immediately on the opening of tbe afternoon session. Tlie amendment is a briefer Tort the report of. the union committee, but UU I Murray and jiissionp. The statement showed the balance of I18S to the credit of 3Ir. Lewis The correspondence on June 'J, ISlli. r form of does not change its substance. It commits the church formally to the union but abbreviates the concluding sections. WOULD HAVE CITY Commissioners Believe Great Saving Would Be Effected By Municipal Insurance K the city commissioners could evolve some practicable scbemc for carrying their own city insurance tlicy would do so. So at least they morning when the question of allotiug the l'J16-17 lire insurance came up for action. The insurance must be awarded by July. By way of making a start toward the cits'-car- rving'its'own fire risks, the council lias-decided to reduce the total policy this year by making u reduc- tion ot about. in premiums. The total policy for the coming year will The reduction will fall on the power plant and pumping ma-1 machinery in the street rail- way sub-station and the rolling stock j of the street railway. i If: tlio commissioners carry out the Dlau that was tentatively suggested this morning the saved on Ihe insurance.nest year will be put into British Loss Very Heavy London, June Brit- ish casualties suffered oh all fronts during the past week, ac- cording to the daily --list, were of whom were kilted. raarkcd "private and confidential.'1 It mentioned per as the price paid by the admiralty for .am- ninniiiun which was sold by the 'mil- itia department bought by Allison at per thousand. This apparently establislies the claim of the auditor- eneral Fraser that the ammunition Belfast, ,liinn 1" Ulster nn- ioiiist council showing no en- thusiasm for the honrc rule compromise, at a -meeting today, pre- over by Sir Edward Carson, authorized Sir Bdward to.proceed with negotiations. The attitude or the members that they were willing to 'make sacrifices in order, as ihe government desires, to obtain a set London, -lunc crowds lin-i edvibe streets today the vicinity of! i St. Paul's Cathedral and stood for i hourri in the rain awaiting the arrival of King George, Queer, Mary and the Uowiiser Queen Alexandra j memorial services for 1'ield -Marshal tr'arl Kitchener.- Doors of ihe Cathedral'opened short- ly after- and. the' vaai, build-j ing was rapidly filled with people were fortunate enonyli to have tick- j ets. Thousands of applications fur j admission have been refused and it is said that a building three limes the size of St. Paul's cathedral would not hold the aniiy officers who wish- tiement which to'- the empire and would aid in win- n'lhg'the war. be strengthening 5 ed to attend the tin-vices. was un- was sold to the 'admiralty at an' ad- Vance of ?5 per 1000 oa" three million j rounds. The commissioner suggested that (hero should be further examination of the documents. Jlr. Dewart re- ililesteti that General Hughes and Col. Allison he ve-callcd. The commis- sion adjourned till this morning. D. S. O. FOR COLONEL dist passed a resolution calling upon the Dominion government to establish na-1 tional registration lor military pur- poses and assume full responsibility for recruiting. Tlie resolution points out that .the present methods are in- efficient. Ottawa, .lune follow- ins awards have been made to officers and men for gallantry on the occasion of a German raid on our trenches during the month of May: Distinguished Service Order: Lieut.-Col. Griesbaeh. Bat- talion: Distinguished Conduct; .Medal, Company-Sergt. Major C. Miles. Military Medal: Sergt. J. Wallis. Corp: F. Bennett, Priv- ate A. I. JIcKiunon and Priv- ate G. Tonikinson. oimued thai thb services would be practically divested of any military I [ceremonial. troops lined streets through which the royal parly was to pass and there was no guard i of honor. A feature of the service was the part taken by ihe band of the Royal Engineers and drummers of the Irish Bombard the Bulgar Coast Paris, .June .dis patches'to Dadio Afl'encyj say that allied fleets are bojibardtna the Southern Bulgarian coast from Port Lagos to Dedeagatch. .The population is fleeing inland, the dispatches iJTIIIi ;Urs Gordon Wright, Dominion pre- sident of the C T L will u-iil-j I March was'. played hy Urn hand and and after the benediction 'the Guardsmen were scheduled to sound .the "lasiiiost." he n, 'Ueresting and mstiuctive on' Mis full Winnipeg, June O. Fow- ler; secretary of the northwest grain dealers' association, has is- sued the following estimate of the grain acreage fcr the west: 1915 1916 1.787.0CO 643.000 C- an address hi "ft h ill at S pi "Woman's Woil in ai Time Mis AVright is one of the ablest in Canada and a bnlliant speakei In addition to the services in r'LWS' Condition on Which Allies Will Lift The Complies Athens, via London, June. .There Is divergence of opinion here over the holding up by en- tente governments of the presen- tation to Greece of their condi- tions on which blockade will be raised. They, probably will be presented today. It is believed''that the conditions will call for demobilization of the Greek army and'change in the chief of police, thus drawing the teeth of the present government, Orders Demobilization Athens, via London, June King Constantine decided today order a complete demobiliza- tion of the Greek army. t Caag ilon, Hon. Arthur SiHon, SurgcoifGen- oral Col.' .Murray '-McLaren. Col. Shil- jlington. Col. Iv: Beatty aad "Japt. j also present. Artesian Wells Likely To Be Found in Certain Area in South That artesian wells are likely, to be supply slioiild be found at from 000 to SGO feet, and _ Juecial fnml which in a few years, Qn , they hope, will be largo enough to en-; e8 in southern Alberta Is Urn able the city to carry its own risk., ....-n. ol lloll of Di Bi bowling, who' with !S. K. Slipper, botl: of the geologicnl try, says the report, shows the rocks liurvey of the department of minui been interested In the past year n securing information regarding the well waver supply in this part, ot the province. Mr. Dowling's lepovt is con- .niiied in a recent blueboolr issued iby the department of mines and It is of such interest that every farmer in the south should have -It. The i 11 veati gallon .Southern AI- News received in the city from mem- berta's well water supply, ha? been of the 30th battery now in train-. foremost question for ing in England gives the information years. mimhor of a depth HI any of fimse deeper wollr. should give flowing supplies. The formation of the coun- fllpping in a, northerly direction from (he'Milk River ridge. In the Milk River sandstone formation is ..Owing to the manner in which Casualties are now being reported by Ottawa it is exceedingly difft- cult to identify local men. Next- of-kln or those who Identify names in the casualty lists of those of Liethbridge or Alberta people win confer a great favor by communi- cating the facts by telephone or le'tter or by calling at the editorial department of the Herald. Two more men have up- peajrcd in tlie casualty lists, this time as riiissiiig. They are Peter Anderson and Chag. Stewart, both of whom are attached to the Engineers, having been tiansterred from artillery. Llout-Cul: Stewart, com- manciing the Fifth artillery brigade, now in Frauce, cabled yesterday to relatives in the city that Jlie men of his staff and the men of the 20th battery under Major. Hipley were all well. Ottawa, June officers' libl icrened at the militia 1ft .derailment this morning gnes'the Washington lune I' Seufetarj, i ndmcg Qf 14 omcBlg U0iindea Baker announced hue todar that 1000 d ,msfaingi bringing the total up to coast irtille-jmcn and a of cngincei troops from this had been ordond to the Mexican border for patroi In nil loout men will bo Tided to Geneva! Funston's comraand I Bureau of Social Research is j 11.1 11 117 i .Established by Western lieut-Col o2nd hatt, Port Ar thin repoited on June 7th, as uoimd ed is included in the nusaing fhis makes the officer of high lank lost during the battle of Hooge, with Generals Mercer, and nO. Colonels Butler, and BaU- er, JI.P. The majority of w.hose t liamos figure in today's report belong to Nova Scotia, although Ontario, al and St. ii-ted. A Bureau of-. Social Uescarc-h has this will i-.c dono tliroiigh recently beci joint control jhoTwoj Manitoba; Alberta ant! bnileuns the publld nrt if orgonlzcd under eliejv.-ith public a id pilna snai-ial iiueitigTtion 'nd M ..Ihe governmoius of W6W were .well known hi 'bothbridge. jfn order to make careful inves- tipid nnii thmniitiniii a larire basin ex- though their next of kin are in thejtigation of general soda! welfare lie (CpNTiNUH) ON PAOB .1) Ifht Messine homlwrdment, ,j miles of the Crow line of the C.P.R. on the north, an artesian supply of water should he possible. Tlie ftbovo description Is not exact as the north- efu extremity of the area runs north Ihe Crow from near Purplo to Chili. the Old.Man Ler .......-------s Hilt of'Sou'li of Pakowkl it lakes 111 all Iho area In the vicinity of Lake Pftkonkl far noiith at Xlilk River. (CpKTIKUEU OK 1'iOE 3) Jufy October wheat July July llax mi-i 107-J4 453, 161 70 46 'Forecast: Fair and moderately warm High Low TSS' ;