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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 15, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME IX. LETHBRIDGE; ALBERTA THURSDAY, -H'NK 15, MM3 NTM13KH 157 Final Vote 406 to 88 in ents Claim Supporters Have Voted Themselves Out of the Ghurch Kl'SSIANS CONTIM i; OITILXHIA K I Winnipeg, June 50 of the opponents of church union from among the delegates to the Presbyterian general assembly held a meeting th'is morning and made preliminary plans for their continuation as the Presbyterian church of Canada. ,Thoy took the ground, it is understood, that the majority of the assembly had vot- ed themselves out of the church. Church Union Votes Minority report voted down 333 to 103. Prof. Ballantyne's motion voted down 339 to 170. Dr. Fal- coner's motion voted down 223 to 202. Motion to postpone action for 12 months voted down almost unanimously. Union motion carried 406 to 88. Ministers for 222, against 45. 'Elders for 184, against 43. Total for 406, against 88. How. the Vote Was Taken Tlie Presbyterian church voted to- day to enter into organic union with the Meihodlst and Congregational churches. The majority as was also expected, was overwhelming. For tlie first time In many years, the as- sembly voted aK the roll was called, each commissioner rising in his place and answering "aye" ur "nay." The vote, as it was officially re- corded, was 406 to S3. This is much j the largest vote ever recorded on the subject in an assembly. .Ministers voted for tlie cause more largely than tiie laymen. Of the ministers, 'i'l- voted for and 45 against. Of tlu; eld- ers, 184 voted for and 43 against. I East Strong for Union Too The cast voted four to one for un- ion and tlie west five to one for un- ion. In tlie east the total for union .WBH 253 against G2. In the west, the total was 153 for union ;vd 26 against.: The number of absentees or not vot- j ing was 117. There was no demon- stration of any kind when the final decision was readied. It was thought j that the opponents of union might leavg this assembly in n body, and that if this was not done that some other action of a sensational charac- ter might be carried out. There was, however, nothing in evidence to indi- cate that the vote was anything out of the ordinary. Dr. Grant Resigns Winnipeg. .June Dr. A. S. Grant of Toronto, has resigned aft of- fices ho has held in the Presbyterian church. It is said that his'resignation 'M: "'W UKowirlA The good news from the Russian front continues as the Slavs continue ihing the Austrians back in Volliynla. Arrows show the direction of the Russian and Italian Movements Part of Plan-Germans Use Men in Five Months at Verdun Local School Staff Want Regu- lar Increases To Be Brought Into Effect Food .Riots in Vienna London, June riots raged- in Monday rfTghtc -.according an Ex- change Telegraph dispatch from Berne. Most of the rioters were women. When police officers tried to disperse them, street fighting of great violence followed. 11 j Two Germans Gain Police Scour Country Without Avaii On the ground that financial condi- tions are improving and that unfair reductions have Deen in force, the i teachers of the city schools made ap- plication to the school board at its j regular meeting last night, asking thai j ihe old salary schedule be put into force once more, and that Ihe board's decision on the mater be made before I ARE IQSI tiureka, Calif., June Eighty-two the end of June. At first the board j survivors of the 2lfi persons aboard was inclined to coasting steamer Bear, wrecked Iast near CaPe been accounted for and1 five persons were known to have perished at 10.SO months, but Chairman Davidson ex- pressed the opinion that teachers in the province are scarce, that Hon. Mr- Boyle is now in the east, trying to secure 300 teachers, foivthc next term and if tlie school board did not con- sider the request a number of teach- ers might leave during the holidays. The hoard will, investigate and at a meeting, some time next week will consider matter. It is es- timated that it will require about extra to 'put the old salary schedule in effect for the four months of the fall term, rather than lose valuable teachers it' would be hot- ter to raise this by lopping off expenses some other place. i The city schools will put five rooms at the disposal of. Inspector Morgan for the departmental examinations which start on Monday. School for the "term will close on Friday June 30th and reopen on Sep- tember a'h. The chairman and secretary-treas- urer .were empowered to sign a note a! the Union Hank for to cov- er advances. .Miss Balfour was granted leave of absence to attend Normal school next Waterman was granted Joayo for three months for her health.' Miss J'odley will be retained on the staff as a permanent member. Mr. William Crawford of Xacoinbe. wd.s appointed science master of (lie j Htfih school lo take the place of Mr. Ferguson, resigned. It was decided 16 have Dr. Taylor, the schools' medical inspector, go Calgary to learn what plan'is being followed there, especially the "fol- low-up" system in vogue in (schools. o'clock this morning, -Among the survivors two were reported j'to he injured. Many had sustained minor injuries and all were suffering from exposure. 62- are Rescued San Francisco, June naval radio station on Goat Island, reported today that the steamer Grace Dollar was taking to Eureka. passen- gers rescued from the steamer Bear. Climbing the barbed wire fence surrounding the compound right wi- der the noses of the guards, two Ger- man prisoners at the detention camp made a sensational getaway on Tues- day evening, and though the mounted and city police, have looked high and low- for them they are- still at large, no trace of them having been found. The two. prisoners were out with ths; rest of 'the men in the encampment, taking On being brought hack the compound for the night the guards turned away to call other. guards. While in the act, two of the prisoners deliberately climbed :the fence and beat it. They made tor REVOLT IN BOHEMIA Geneva, via London, .Tune 15. ..unconfirmed report has been-received here of a serious revolt in Botiemia on June 9. According to'the report there was street lighting at Prague. No details are given. LATE HON., J. J. FOY Whose death" was announced yes- terday. He was, attorney-general in the Whitney cabinet of Ontario, and minister without portfolio in the pres- ent Ontario government. Dominion President W. C. T. U. Also Denounces Sending Cigaiettes to Soldiers Link Up Gap at Expanse Cut Down Coal Rate Berlin, June 15, by wireless via Say- i troops in Bukowlna Women s work in wai time should jaro making a stand north _qf Czerno- incliule the raismg ot the standard i wiL2( capttal of the cro.vyn .land, methods of raising monej for aiso ai-e holding the Russian to table tind patriotic said the east Of the city! "Mrs Gordon Wright of London, .Out., ftemiige Of Russian the W. 0. T.- IT., these of Western Ontario i0fijcjai headquarters' "statement .from' headquarters of _tlje Red and j Vienna issued under date-.of .Tune UV Russian troops iu dehs'e' .lorniatioa Hyssop's Bottom ami though posse after them thought them surrounded they made a away before morning. This is the first escape since tlie six Germans made their sensational Opinions differ as to the meaning of the announcement made by General Superintendent Cameron of the C.P. the JR. at Calgary yesterday regarding new had constiuctlon to be done this get- summei on the Lethbrldge-Weyburn line.' The1 Calgary press indicates that j the intention is to complete the line, tunnel getaway about six weeks ago "niil although several plots have been frus- trated since" that time. An investigation is being held. Lloyd-George War Sec'y Big Gift For Gen. Bertram Hamilton, Ont., June rumored that the British 'govern- ment has granted Sir Alexander Bertram, chairman of the old shell commission, in recogni- tion of his services. Sir Alexan- der refused to discuss the matter. London, June is under- stood the secretaryship of war, made vacant by the death of. Field 'Marshall Earl Kitchener, has been offered to David Lloyd, George. He is expected to accept the portfolio, according to the un derstanding, but not to saver en- tirely his connection with the mm I istry r-f munitions.- An official statement regarding the war sec- retaryship is expected by the end of the week. BANK CLEARINGS Week ending June 15, 1916, Same period last year, 237. An Increase of The Great Sacrifices of To-day Be Gains of To-morrow During the past few'weeks, the cili-, reverse the decision he had their zeiis Lethbridgn have beau able lo j that the result would lie :ui even great (hear some of the host sneakers in Uieier victory. Behind the voters lasf hut local advices are that only 12 1 lie constructed, Jrom Pa- Many berries. Superintendent Cotterell here re- ceived word yesterday afternoon stat- ing-that; that amount of line would he huilt.' He knows nothing of any pi in to build from the other end to com- plete the gap. When the line from Pakowki to Manyberries is huilt, there will be a stretcli'bf line 102 miles east of Leth- bridge on the Lethbridge-Weyburn branch" bringing tlie end of steel with- in 25 miles of tlie Saskatchewan boun- dnj The line is already built from to the Saskatchewan boundary, the company accepting freight to Altattin. the station on the boundary' line. From Altawan to Mnnvberries is not over 25 miles. Theie ts ven good reason for be- lieving, that Many berries will be the first divisional point on the Lethbridge eyburn line east of Lethbridge Shauiiayon will be the next divisional point" east, Assinlboia the third, be- tween this point and Weyburn. i The ballasting operations OH the line from Foremost to Pakowki are J pioceeding rapidly and by July 1 the line should be ready to turn over to I the tiiflio department. T AnothPi piece of good news to the I coal opuntois in.this district is that 'the intends io build the J seven mile gap on the Expanse line, south'of- Moose Jaw. this year. This ill up the Hue from Maze- nod, on the Expanse branch, lo inborn on tlie Lethbridge-Woyburn hne The Jesuit will be that it will ;ut off. nearly 200 miles of the jour- ley between Lclhbridge and Shaun i and other points west of Assi- niboia; bringing that-consuming area j thfit much nearer to the Leth hi coal fields. This should make difference of 50 or 60 cent? a ton on the price.ot coal to Ihe consumers 11 the" district affected. president of' the Women's Emergency Corps of Military Divs No. 1, in lier address on "Women's Work in War afternoon at the reception gnen in he honor at the home "UcGlemghan. Mrs. Wright strongly denounced the raffle scheme of. raising 'money and said it- was absolutely illegal, as a lottery is forbidden the go eminent. The npeaker mentioned that several prom- inent society women in a city in the east had been arrested for holding a raffle. The chief of police had waited till the draw, for .the lucky number was taking place, then he appeared on the scene "and'arrested several of the participants; Mrs. Wright reminded her audience that Queen >ia 5 hau utiii a mani- festo fourteen months ago to the wo- men of the Tmpire ask ng them to refrain frivolous amuse- ments as1 dancing and card playing and if tliey selfish enough to continue enjoyiiig them Ho please not do it under a patriotic guise. "This manifesto does "not seeni to have af- fected the "women, as on ev- en hand is being raised by these methods and -it is said speaker The speaker also deplored the send- ing of cigarettes to soldiers. part of wo- men's vyorK at the-present time should be the prevention1 pt.1 sending these At present thev are going in ahoals and great havoc is be- ing caused.by them.as many an imma- ture youth has become so addict- ed to the habit that his health .has been affected to such an extent that lie cannot go to the Firing line. The Emergen- cy Corps Ontario was dealt with. It was fbrnied to help recruiting and to suppH women foi positions .left vacant by men enlisting A great work jis being done here by the socially..unemployed, that is, the Momen riu that stratum of society in which life has meant! nothing but one heydey of. vacant posi- tions are filled with, fust a returned soldier second a reeruit, and London, .hint1 huliciitions grow stronger every day that the Allies are now proceeding with a deliherately planned und vast .scheme of general offensive. The onward sweep of" the Russians toward Czcrnowilx Lembunf, (he advance of the northern Russian armies ngniiist Von Hindeiiburg, announced In (icrman army headquarters, and the resumption of Ihe ofVe.nsive by the'Italians on land and sea. all form part ol' n pre-arranged pUm. Apparently the Germans luivc'all they can do lo take cure of their western front without sending any troops lo ait! the dis- organized Auslrians. TREMENDOUS GERMAN LOSSES Paris, June compiled from reports received by the French war ollicc show thai the Germans since the begin- ning of the movement against Verdun have hnd'39 divisions, or approximately men. cither completely or partially "de- These arc (lie losses for the five months the Verdun bailies have heen raging.. BOMBARD KEY TO INNER DEFENCES Paris, June are continuing the violent bom- bardment of French positions north of Souviile, the key to the inner defences of Verdun, the official statement issued by- the French war ollice today stales. No infantry lighting occurred "on cither bank of the river Meuse last night. On the Vosgcs front, howcyer, some, minor German lo attack the French line were made, but completely failed, according to statement today. Claim Russians Repulsed. attacked the Teutonic lines near Prz- hut were repulsed by .General Von Bothmer's troops, it was an-" nounced by army headquarters today. Rutaians Capture j: Petrograd. via .London, June More than" have been captyr- edJjy the Russians .during tne and GallCian1 it was officially an- nounced today. To Nominate To-night Coliseum, St. Louis, June'15. committee on rules voted umminiously to recommend to the committee thai nominations be made at 8 o'clock lonighl. 7 Athens; via London, June attiiutit; 01 iii-: allies toward (ireece was denounced at a number of meet-. held here, at which resolutions ings were adopted loyalty King Constantine and confidence in the policy of Premier Skoulou'iiis. Resolutions protested against the blockade of Grecian ports established by England and Prance, -lind-denounc- ed the conduct of the allies toward neutral nations, and "especially to-, ward the president of the United States of America." Montreal and Toronto Regi- inents Officers' List Now Over 350s- Ottawa, June Thirty-sight new officers' casualties have been adder! this morning to 320 already published since the Zillebeke battle commenced on June 2nd. This brings the total up to 358. In, today's list most of the casualties were sustained in the counter attack on Tuesday last which resulted in the HAMILTON FIRE Hamilton, June last night in the factory of Lnmsden. Brothers, and the Jersey Cream .Factory ad- joining, on McXab streeC.'also Owned j to [Canadian recapture of a mile or more of British trenches from the Germans. Fourteen are killed in action, .five are.missing and niueteen wounded.; .The Montreal Canadian Scottish have suffered most heavily in-today's having five killed, five wounded arid three missing. Toronto has men killed while several other Ontario regiments appear to have been in the thick of it. Vancouver has two killed and three wounded. Tlie first division appears to have been heavily'engaged. Son Commissioner Perry- Regiua, June Per- 5) on, iv Luinsden Brothers, did damage es- j of the Canadian Scottish, who has timated at The unper floors j.Jpn reported wounded, is a son'of utted The principal damage Commissioner Perry, C.M.O., of. the lower part of "the-buildings was mounted police. were gu in the io by water. A letter was received from Secre- tary. Brady of the Alberta Teachers' Hie trustees ol tli the same, time as tlie teachers. board is considering the matter. At l.ho to be to consider salaries the sites ihe upheld -her .reputation in Wesley hall. The only regret was that province'lo 'affiliate' with them.'toe fillet) .to capacity, nd lo.hold annual meetings ;st Hev. ,1. B. Francis' presided and Tim j contrasted the inleniie activity in (he temperance forces of. iv. year ago and Ihe quietness now prevailing. Me felt sorry for jliat one thing and that was 'that'll! tliq prohibition election .wom- ami comniill'eo will hrlng in n reitorL on the cost of repairs which 'had not got the vole They hnrl urn lo be made during the summer j .'.it at the e-nd oi the .three Ijenis liquor Iralltc tiled to Mrs. Wright was given an enthus- iastic reception avid first of all ex- pressed her pleasure In again looliing in the face of n Lethbridge audience. Since she was linre four years ago, there had heen great changes, not only in the personnel of hranchpa in the worii" which was (16ne. She was particularly .pleased lliat they Imcl a travellers' aid. The work', of- AtfMIT GAINS BY CANADIANS Berlin, June 14, via army "headquarters bulletin of today front, on the height southeast of Zillebeke a portion of our new position was lost during yester- day's, flgliting. M July urtjeat S. 110% October wheat 108% July oats July flax 1S9% Hloh safeguarding young women who werejtow (COXTINUKD OX I'AGKyd) Fine and warmer. Plan Two-Days' Stampede in Lethbridge at the End of June Plans aic umlei for a big imisshmer Frogman, uis worliing s.ampede here on lime 30th and with them to make the affair n.suc- .luly 1. the arc the Hys- CBSS. Last year a sop Bros UIL hitflej Bros., J. A. Smith and other .known livestock men, and If the plans develop as at present Indicated the event will be Iho hest of its kind held in Southern Tieie are many riders in the country, for the stampede heard ilidicating their desire to come here. The committee which has the af- fair In chMgoHs holding a, meeting shrrllj ind will soon announce their Tlioj Consulted Com- was held at .the Eckstorm; nail nark which was a complete success in even way, but this years effort promises to outstrip it in department It be he'ld at the Eshibition grounds the admission will be kept down and evetybody will a chance to at being hold todaj and tomorrow at tend, KnrUier paiticulars will be Oleichen and imn> of