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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 14, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta LKTHBRIDGE, ALBERTA WEDMiSDAY, .ll'NK 14, 1916 NUMtfKH 15R CANADIANS RETAKE GROUND IN MOST BRILLIANT CHARGE KtlAM L _ 'nient ol1 the Iri Drive Huns From Trenches Over .of 1500-Yards-Inflict Heavy Loss on Enemy and Take Prisoners jUlsterites Yield To fhe Plans of Lloyd-George I Luiniim, June Daily News .ihe proposed basis and it. has ren-ived an official stale-jtlumi if details satis (led' j mi'iil froin Ireland announcing that The council pledged itself, in ihei i the I'lslor I'nioiiiKt council has asked jeveut thai a settlement is made on! jriir Kilwani Carson, 1'lster leader, lo the basis of exclusion ot counties !negotiate for a settlement of the Irish that they would do their inmost in! question of the basis of the proposals future lo protect the UnioitislK in of Davici LJoyd George, but has ex- I excluded three counties apainst pi'iiH.ied detestation of home rule and jjusMce and oppression. IIUK u> itself freedom of ac- parliament, while if t.h> 'negotiations i tien if negotiations are abortive. The 'proved abortive they will reserv i Ulster tjiionirit council had discussed [piete, I'n-edoui of action. j Lloyd CJuortje'H proposals I'nr a settle-j Sir Edward CarHon in a subs 'nient ol1 the Irish troubles, ispeedi said that this mi whole favan.ithy .saddest visit-he had ever paid Ui I Donegal protested ;Ulster because, although they had at against the revival of the home rule !tallied flooleihliig.'they had not ic 'i-ontrovtirsy (luring the absence of led all they were fighting for i many miners; of the Ulster covenant! But the exigencies of tht. I m ihe war. They protested against iwere paramount. he said, and Kcttlcmeiit excluding their conn -j would nefioiiate to that end and i ties from Ulster, but if six counties j cure the best terms roiild i.-onsidered the safety of the Empire j Ulster which, he declared. "ih> jrlenemlfHl on Ihe continuanco of nego-jhas played a noble part." proponed London .dine -la.-Canmlian troops., supportoU by our jirtillery and retaiiiRrt Rations on the proponed basis. thV in what the British odicial staLem.-nl.Uie grim ml. is bring ronsoli- responsibility must UP (heirs and describes as n gallant and successful dated. Heavy bombardments by fount IRS must Hbide by their assault southeast of Zelleheka. re-j enemy have continued during tlie day. 'derteion. to which our artillery replied oficci-, Thr: round! ultimately passed a. ively. reaffirming UK abhorrence "Aiieniptr, of the hostile infantry to [homo rule and declining counter attack were frustrated by ourifoility for establishing H in any arfillery jot" Ireland, declaring, however, that "Lust night our troops carried out; the cabinet opened proposals to successful raids northeast of Ypres strengthen the Empire and and south of Hie Bois Grener. At the war. the council felt that GAPPY SMART JOINS 191ST capiural'a former British position over a front of more than liiOft yards. Not- withstanding a severe shelling, tlm {'miudfnm; rciained the ground gained, which is hcinjr consolidated. Official Statement The text of the statement "At. in the morning the t'a trobiJ latter place a party of Australian madii gallant and sucioasrul fircopK entered the enemy's trenches, tiKfiatilr nontiKMEt of Zeliuboko. Their j causing hint a known loss of 12 killed Carsoi objei-iivo was our old position in that ;ami probably others, and capLuriiiK' neighborhood, nil of which WUH prisoners. Two trench mortars lured on the front, ititncked, oxtumliui; j n-ere destroyed. The raiding imrty from the southern porf ion ot'the Sane- returned safely, the only casualty be- lunry v.-oud to a point about lOOrtfing one ollice'r and one man, both! ysmli; north of HIIH10, a total of over [slightly wounded. j yards. j "On the remainder of. the front j "in course of the assault js nothing of importance lo re-; hwavy losses wfire inflicted on Uiejport. The enemy put 300 shells into enemy ami three officers and 1UH men jiiaMnconrt. during the day. Our were Uiuuii prisoners. jtillery bombarded hostile positions; "Our troops were subjected to a [about La Boisselle. severe shelling 1'or several hours after j "There was less shelling than usual j paining (ho position, but were well'around and the Loos was its duty to make sacrifices, and consequently authorized Sir Edward ontinue negotiations on Calgary. June 14.---Chief f ap Smart, of the Calgaix (HP department, will don the khaki. He was yesterday appointed transport officer of the new tfllst battalion by Lieiit.-Col. W C. Bryan, its commander, and accepted the position. 10 LULL HI Huns Use Up Entire Division in Useless Attempts at Thiamont on Monday-- Loss Has Been Frightful Paris, June 14. engagement occu Of Ldraonton. appointed of thai-city. polict A violent artillery flanking fire prevented the enemy i-red last night in the !rroin advancing on the Vaux plateau. 'No results having been attained by vu-nnty ot Aaux on the front. fresh ,roopg were brough, There were no infantry actiuns-hefore jUp and an attempt, made to turn the I Verdun. j position from ihe southwest. After a The official statement of today says I desperate struggle a footing was oh- [the French carried a1 small Genuaii some nf llle trenches on Hill ipost near Venizol east of Solssons. half a mile west of Thiaumont. The raid by French troops at a mile east of Bras- effort jgern in the'vosges resulted in the made to increase this advantage capture of u number of Germans. Tuesday owing probably to the losses Germans Exhausted Monday which, according to prison- Paris. .June -era. were exceptionally heavy. Verdun has once more died down A man belonging to the 16th B.T.- from sheer exhaustion of the combat-jvaiiau infantry stated that his regi- ants. An entire division, half' of i nient had been held in reserve for a whom were Bavarians and. half Pome-j big offensive against the last four ranians. was used up by tlie Germans [forts oE-Verdun. but that it had been in U1 separate attempts Monday .to thrown in to support forces attacking storm French positions north. of .Thiau- imont. From this position the French Tlnaiiruont and had lost nearly a third. of its effectiveness, RUSSIAN FQRCES FAR Authoress is BEYOND CZERNOWITZ i. is 3 to 1 Shearing Operations Progressing at Conrad Expected to Soar The (IrHl carload of wool from the iai.ii SoiiUiern Alberta clip load- ud at Conrad yesjterday ami arrived MI the cily today. It to F. Cplpmaii who will s.tore it here in the storage warehouse., secured by a ber oC vrool growers on Second ave. soutli. Tlifi shearing operations are vigorously. Mr. Colpmau statca-that the clipping weight is like- ly to be somewhat lighter this year Winnipeg. June nrslj vote on clunrii union in Ihuj Preshylcrhm "eneraJ nssombly i morning it'sulleii in 3H3 I'ovj i union and 103 tignihsl. London, June wireless dispatch from Rome quotes the Russian ambassador to the effect that Russian cavalry has reached a point 20 miies be- yond Czernowitz. Farther north Russian for- ces have followed up their victor- ies Along'the River. Styr and are steadily advancing to the north- west toward Vladimirvolynski. In this sector the Russians have cov- ered the ground embraced in from to 2 marches from the Rojtt- line. Having reach- ed th.e Stokhpd river the Russians are separated from Kavel, the vit- centre of the Teuton railroad .and road of communication in this sectorj.by lets than one-third the distance.- they covered during their crushing stroke from the Olyka retjion. They are already more tlian half way from Olyka to Vfadirrtirvolynski. take Village Petrograd.ovia London June 14 -their advance upon Czern- the capitaj of Bukowina, have occupied -the village of Sniatyn, 20 miles north- west .'.of the city, the' war office announced today. lp addition to their previous captures; Russians have tak- en :20 officers, men, six guns and ten as announ- ce: Attack the-Germans Berlin, via London, June The Russian offensive .which-.has.- been directed against the: south- ern portion of .the eastern front, broke out-yesterday against Field Marshal- Von Hiridenburs's for- ce- at a point about 7o miies north of Pinsk.''1 The' Russians made several successive vith masses' of' infantry. The war of- fice announcement of today says they were .repulsed with heavy losses. Edmonton, June a meat- ing of the provincial executive council today Mrs. Arthur .Murphy was appointed police magistrate for the city, having jurisdiction of alt cases in which girls are principals This is to be appoihtriient of its kind, in the Dominion. Mnrpln is one df thtf foremost women of She is a talented lautlioiess under the name Of jJanev Canuck, and -has been promi- neni in all progressive roqv.ements. Letter Published hich He Wrote to Late Lord Kitche- ner in the Mattel MAJOR KERBY NOW ACTIVE Calgary, June Ker- by, the new chief recruiting of ficer for Alberta, is already planning his campaign wnuh will be of tlie whirlwind order and calcinated to make up the province quota of COOO lecnntb lo the overseas forces in a short space of time. than usual, o.wihg to tile excessive i rains. This however, will be offset U by. the fact that'the wool will shrink; much less, and growers should re- ceive as much in the end. A3 for prices, the indications are that 'they are going higher, and the tviiol growers arfe not at all anxious to sfili' as Is evidenced by the fact Unit tiiey arr-YH'fP'n'ins to sio.re. Some indication voV What may be in is given in a C. McLennan of the Americaii Sheep- breeder. Chicago, who says: "Doubt- less you'vi; ot' the .Australian embargo oil You know tite U. K. milis wen: depending on the for- efjiii markets, lor supplies and now they aro. (.omiiletely shut off just at the niic'.iiiis' of the Sydney sales'; Wool-went up four cents in London as result, and it hay got to go up here. .One Kentucky grower .turned down Mrs. Gordon WriglU, Dominion .pres- ident of tlie is Visit- ng Lethbridse is the president y OaUno ooj, I Cross for vvestei'U On- tario. The Women's corps was started in England and in ten days women joined the movement. It was launched in Canada the past. winter and the membership already reaches into the tlioiifWDds. _pne ob- ject Is to supply fov the var- ious positions to free men to go to the froiit, and second to aid recruit- ing. V-. Mrs. Wright s.nolie to the Indies this afternoon at the reception ten- dered her at Mrs. on "Women's Wnrlt in War and will speak tills evening in Wesley hall when her subject will he. "Tho Gain of Sacrifice." This address has for his whole clip. It's ing to 50 cents. Tell the .growers lo hold their liititiuct for a few weeks until Hit- slicnagy is felt more keen- ly and the dealers can pay higher So fur as (ho Herald can learn only one t-ouilicr.i Alberta clip hits been sold EI; Tur. hcen heard by very large audiences, of men and women through. British Col- umbia nnd is one of Mrs. Wright's finest addresses, She spoke five times in Victoria and by returned for two other addresses.. The Women's Canadian olub of. Win- nipeg. which has a niembership 01 ISOft, the largest "Canadian -.club :iir ihe I world, has specially requested- -SJrs, j Wright to give them this address on i "The Gain of Sacrifice" on her return trip. Mrs. Wright Ifi'R '-.N. W. Unwell, K.C., leader of the, .gpposl- tion in Ontario. .'.l i GRASSY Ut Seeding AH Done at Conditions at Pincher Creek Are Good A REVOLUTION Rome. -is learn- ed through diplomatic channels here that King Constantine. of Greece, has left .Athens for Lar- issa as a precaution because he fears .there may "oe a revolu- tion AI CARLISLE Local Managers Now Consider- Problem of What To Do After July 1st Grassy Lake, June has been over three inches of rainfall at Grassy Lake during the last -week a id tentative pltii, Two weeks from Saturday is July 1st