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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 16, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME IX. LETHBRIDGE, ALBEKTA FRIDAY, JUNE Hi, 1H10 NUMBER 158 HUGE JAP I? TiTCV YTVT jb KuSSiAJNIS IN Marshall for Vice-President an Supports Wilson in Great Speech St. Louis, June setting in- tensely dramatic and spectacular, the Democratic national convention to- night formally nominated Woodrow "Wilson and Thomas Kiley Marshal re- spectively, for president and vice-pre- sident of the United States. No other names were offered. At mention of "Wilson's name by John W. Wcstcott. of New Jersey, who nominated him, cheering and general demonstration lasted more than half an hour. While the convention was, being thrilled earlier in the night by the eloquence of "William Jennings Bryan, much as he has moved the emotions of Democratic .conventions for twenty years, the committee on resolutions DAVID LLOYD-GEORGE Who is lo take on anotliur of and's big tasks by accepting tlte war ninistry in succession lo ttic late Lord Kitchener. Kitchener Stayed.'Calmly oiifBoard Warship Till it Sank, Says a Survivor Police Aid in Riots at British and French thorities Pile Insult on Injury and on to the quarter-deck. There I respondent of the Tribune London, June Times pub- lishes an alleged unconsorcd dispatch describing the rioting in Athens last Monday. "Scenes of disorder occurred In var- ious parts of the says the dis- patch. "The centre of the disorder was a band of rulfians, composed partly of secret police and escorted by 50 uhi- I formed police. This group visited be [the residence of the French minister that .got out were smashed up and the neighborhood of the British once. No boats left the ship legation and hooted and howled at What on ahore tllought to be London, June Hi.- The Daily publishes the following itccoiun of the loss of the Hampshire by leading Sea- a boat.' When F sprang to a raft he; still on the starboard side of the] quarter-deck' talking with officers. From the little time that elapsed be- mail Iloge'rson, of the; wansliip's sur- vivors: tween my leaving the ship and her "Of tlmso who left the ship and sinking, I certain Kitchener went have survived I was ilie one who saw 'down with her. and was on deck at Kitchener last. He went down with the time she sank. thu ship. Ho did not leave her. I saw j "Of the civilian members nf his Captain Savill help his boat's crew to J finite I saw nothing. I got away on i-leitr away ins galley. At the same lone of the rafts, and we had a ter- tluie the captain was calling to Lord 'riblc five hours in the water. It was Kitchener to come to the boat, but i so rough that the seas beat down on owing to-tiiG noise of the sea and the jus and many men were killed by wind, Lord Kitchener did not hear j buffeting. Many others died from the him, 1 think. J bitter cold. I was quite numbed and "When the explosion' occurred Lord {an overpowering desire to sleep came Kitchener walked calmly from the [over us all. To Keep this away we captain's cabin, went up the ladder j thumped each other on the back, for jvho went to sleep never sav.' him quite calmly, agai ing the officers. 'All three J "When men died it was just as were wearing khaki and no overcoats though they were falling asleep. One man stood upright for lour hours on the raft 'with the dead lying all "Kitchener calmly watched prepara- for abandoning the ship, which were going on in a steady and orderly Way. The crew just went to their stations, obeyed orders, and did their best to get out the boats, but it was impossible. Owing to the rough wea- for war, according to well authenti- cated reports current hero today. It wan putting tlio finishing touches on is understood, however, that in ae- tliovparly platform. It will be adopted cepting the war secretaryship Mr. Friday. Lloyd-George will not entirely sever j Before beginning its work of official- his relations with the ministry of j ly declaring Mr. Wilson and Mr. Mar- munitions." filial! the party candidates, the crowd- ed convention hall echoed and rocked the entente and insulted representa- tives of tiie allies. An employee of the British legation was attacked by mob but escaped unhurt. "The chief of police drove through the streets while the demonstration was going on but made no effort to interfere. At a military fete the bpate leaving were rafts. "1 do not think Kitchener got round him. One man died in my arms. When we got near the shore the situation was worse. The wind was blowing on shore. The fury of the sea dashed our raft against the rocks with tremendous force. I do not quite know how I got ashore for all feeling was gone out of me. We were very kindly treated by the peo- ple who picked us up. They caid it was the worst storm they had had for years." with the tumult of a greeting to Mr. Bryan. Senator .lames introduced Mr. Bryan as "one of the leading citizens of the world and 'America's greatest democrat." Mr. Bryan's speech was a ringing .of -President AVilson's'administration., He to the'differences of opinion that may exist, .but declared the party stood iTC77iitatc ready for the battle. ALLPOTG same evening members of the secret police were posted in an impertinent manner around the seats of members of tho British legation." J The Times declares that Athens i authorities openly are hostile to the j entente and are doing everything in i their power to interfere with and an- j noy the representatives of the en- tente. EJureka, or the j 220 -passengers and-- the t stormier Bear, wrecked on Sugar-Loaf rock, W-ednesday night, have .been accounted for; according to a statement-made early today by Pur- ser C. V. Heywood. :He said that after careful cheeking of-the passen- ger list he was convinced that the i five persons drowited and whose bod- ies have been recovered, were the "only tfcat perished. One that of a young woman, stil identified. BitteV Opponents State That JThey Cannot Be Voted Out ,of Church Property Winnipeg, Man., June protest against church union was issued to- day by Roy. IJr. Campbell, clerk of the by Rev. W. Les- lie Clay, Victoria; Rev. W. G. Brown, Medicine Hat; Rev. J. A. Cunningham, "Wuiland; Rev-. R. G, Stewart, Edmon- ton; Judge A. G.; Monsomin; W. W. and D. A. Missray, Montreal. The protest declared that the pro- posed "basis of union" shows an "ut- tor disregard to'-the religious convic- tions of those who are opposed to any com promise pur standards, whose Medical council. nscJences are to be coerced under Iho threat that if they do not give way they shall be, despoiled of their civil rights, the plans being that the other "negotiating' churches shall the police who have been on the .trail of the tu'o men that they aided from the outside. On leaving the compound so hurriedly they Jqok noth- ing with them on which to subsist, and must have come out somewhere to get something to eat and a change of clothes. Unless aided by someone friendly (o them there is every chance tliat tlioy would have left some -clue winch the Mounted police could fol- low, unless of course. German sym- pathizers on the outside hid them away until the storm blows over. The completeness with which the Ger- mans vanish once they escape from j the detention camp, is a ?nystery j which grows with every e'scipc HUN MEMBBRS MUST RESIGN. London. June chamber of conimevce today passed a resolution requesting all members of C rrimn 01 Austrian birth, even if naturalized sub- DIME DAY The Daughters of the Empire are holding a Dime Day tomor- row for funds to supply the soldiers with comforts. Constantinople, Yia London, June j the .past three days has caused withdrawal by the Bri-j an unprecedented rise in the Elk river tish beloH Kut-El-Amara on the Tigris here ?nfl today bids fair to be warmer aftti a lecent repulse by the Jt? immediate predecessors. The of an attempt to "advance, is reported! is now out' of its banks and ris- statemeitt today by the Turkish rapidly.; company of the 225th war office, which follows: battalion are moving out of the big front: Disturbed by rink to. the park; below town which artillery fire, the enemy removed jis higher and all the quar- i termaster's are being carted border now total or nearly ihalf the original effectives. j Using Jap Big Guns London, June A dispatch to the Central-'Ncws Agency from Petro- grad, says thai much- of the effect- iveness of the Russian artillery in- their great drive is due to "the use: of large Japanese-guns. These gu.nB.are- said to be more powerful than any that the Russians have had heretofore, i and are charged with shells filled with j a new explosive, the destructive pow- i er of which is terrific. Artillery Superb I Petrograd, via Lqndpn.-Jupe j The Russian artillery been nificent throuqhout this war but on the present occasion has exceeded its own highest records Tlv tfrect upon the enemy Kas been terrifying, and I general panic has ensued The Russians have invented 4a new shell June: -The warm weath-jand have 'used it in Jnqredible ojuan, titles. Its deadly results'ar'e seen -In" the official bulletins. Nothing 'can is goinfc 'o be W i :'it In many .'fields Inv.tho Iron Springs district they saj, is Six (o eight inch- i nj; liigh maKIn? good cover on the The fields all look Elroiig and green and at the latc.t.I grouth aoon close up the gap be- tween. the proBrosp.'.iit this "season in this and 'last year's ciopi V mim- of the arc using the drag harrow on their crops breaking up the crust nnd conserving the.mois lure. A'tminboF of piecea of new breaking -v.-crr seen T hild many farm, ers arc ground turning pvoi m excellent condition One pleasant feature> of the trlt, was .to see. so many .farmers attempt- ing to their homei bv plSnt ing trees and. shrubs. .The pJacea are greatly improved in appearance: and: much more comfortable, in which to live.. The sciiool yaids however, look Imro for lack of some" of the same sort of treatment. Vegetable on the farms are looking fine Another matter pleasing to the board of, trade genjltemeri fadt that the govcinment authorities and tho farmers aro doing some work'on the main loads The roads are'all-good the of a the irrigation laterals have overflowed ALFALFA SHORTLY Tliat the first cutting, of .alfalfa will start in the irrigation district about tune is n the Information out by President Marnoch of the board of tiadc, after a trio throilgh the Ir rigation district A couple of ago the irrigation farmers were of the opinion tin' alfalfa would nots be ready to harvest until the first in Julv but so remarkable has been the growth during the sfist ten that the farmeis have revised estimate The crop H looking M> the wet-spring resulted In a ven All (he Im} are good this C. P. R. LAST-------- t -j, New York, June 15 R. sale recorded today FM ;