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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 19, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, JUNE 18, 1.915 Strong Ad- dress Against Prisoner Reduced Miicleod, June Found guilty on -the reduced charge of manslaughter, F. Coxson, wiio was charged with murder of John Koeteman, was this afternoon sentenced by Mr. Jus- ttcc Walsh to imprisonment in Ed- monton penitcntinrv tor life. Chief interest today centered in the Has Good Alfalfa on Dry Land Tahcr, June Times says That alfalfa can be grown on dry land is being demonstrated this .year by several farmers in this locality. Thos Judson, the well known farm- er living north oi the river, has a Held of'alfalfa that compares with the, irrigated field. Chas. Lee'oi ISow Hiver, has another stand of it and is 1 a larger area next preparing to seed year. addresses of counsel and His Lord- ship's summing up Lo the jury. No witnesses were called for the de- i'ence and Crown Prosecutor W. M. Campbell, K.C., was the first to ad- dress the jury. In a lucid speech he marshalled the facts before the jury and contended lhat Coxson was guil- ty of a most cold blooded murder, lie was immediately followed by Colin Macleod. For an hour and ten minutes Mr. Macleod addressed the iiiry, and his speech was probably one of the finest that has been heard i in toe Macleod courts. Although faced with a strong case, Mr. Macleod took Between li.O and 17o itho main points of evidence submit- men have enrolled their names at the ted by the-crown, and advanced the eight enlisting points for the Home Drop Bombs On German Air Sheds via London, June airmen dropped bombs on German balloon sheds at Brussels on Thursday causing slight damage, according to the Masihode. Another Steamer London, Juno 19. Tin: 2.000 ton I British steamer. Duldc was sunk tt- Uay off. Suffolk, England, by a Ger- man submarine. All I lie members ol the crew but one were saved. R. B. CHADWICK Who, it is stated, has resigned his important post of superintendent of Neglected Children of Alberta PORTUGUESE CABINET Lisbon, I'aris, Juno -Presi- dent Brasa has requested -lose Castro, acting premier and minister of the interior, to form a neiv cabinet. DEAN J. B. W1LLMOTT Of the Royal College of Dental Sur- geons, the father of dentistry in Ca- nada who died in Toronto on June aged 78. He established the first dental school in the Dominion Late Archbishop's Remains to Lie in State in Cathedral Advance on Austrian Soil is Continuing With In- creasing Success .lime London, June lO.-The Italian late Archbishop vasion of Austria, which is hdn in- Winnipeg, Man., the bodv of the late Arclimsnop Langevin arrived in this city shortly pushed all along the frontier is after 11 o'clock this morning in a! said by ncwspapels ut Borne to hale argument that the crown had utterly lailed to mako out a case of murder, of even of manslaughter. His Lordship, who commenced his address at 2 o'clock, and spoke for just over an hour, (ully reviewed the evidence given, but his address did Guards. The movement is gaining headway and many of the business and professional men are enlisting. A. H. McKeown, who at the request of a number of business men, is 'or- ganizing the i-Iorne Guards, states that he lias not yet heard from Ot- adurcss nin inai ne IHJL jcu UV.QI..I way" favor the accused, j .tawa in reply to his letter asking for who was extremely agitated. He official recognition, but expects to itlier jrturdfr or manslaughter. '_____' on.Page- members, of Home Guard ihave tthtt standing of Dominion stables. PHOENIX TO LIQUIDATE' Winnipeg, .June. ..Canadian Phoenix Insurance Col' 'of" Brandon, gives, notice..in 'this week's Manitoba fit: purposes to go into voluntary liquidation 'July 8. Britain is Now Building Great Aeroplane Fleet as rapidly as they, could b'e made at Friederichsbafen and other factories, hut-the German admiralty! -'according to reports received, has placed less London, June iS.-Sky battles on a scale the world has never dreamed of will lend a new thrill to the Euro- pean war spectacle before many weeks. Within the past six months aero- plane factories here and in the Un- ited States have been turning out scores of biplanes designed to give -England supremacy in the skies. Publication of this fact was not permitted until the formal announce- ment from the war office in the house of commons .yesterday. It learn- ed that the British air fleet now comprises biplanes and mono- planes, and about 50 dirigibles, equip- ped for bomb hurling raids. Germans Are Biiay To challenge Great Britain's super- iority in the skies, German aeroplane and .dirigible factories have been working overtime sincejast Septem- ber. Zeppelins have been turned out reliance on battle pur- poses and- now has 'less; than Taubcs to meet English' attacks' in the air. Many of these are in" use along the Russian front for' scouting purposes. May Join the French" Great'Britain's fleet of aero- planes and Zeppelins was- recruited partly for defensive and partly for offensive action. While part'of the nation's air forces win continue to patrol tbe_coast to meet -German dirigibles, is understood- here that several flotillas are shortly to join the French, .who have been making successful raids on German ammun: tion factories and chemical works an That. No. 3 and No. 0 mines will hocn He working at least three dajs a week by Julv was the statement oi Supt Robt Livingstone to the Herald.-The mines have been very slack and ira now working onh two dais a week 'It is ciistomar) to in crease the output in July lor the Canadians in Another Brilliant Charge Toronto, Ont., June special London a local paper says: "In a fierce bayonet charge, the 10th and 16th Canadian battalions drove back the Germans the other day, inflicting severe losses on the enemy. At the order to advance and drive the enemy from his position, these two regiments, supported by the 14th, 15th and others, scrambled from their trenches and made a dash for the German positions, making the- assault in a series of short rushes. "The enemy replied with a sharp fire, but-when the Canadians swept up, yelling defiance, behind a long line of gleaming steel, the Kaiser's troops gave way, leaving their long line of front trenches to the victor- cntmy even was driven out of some of his reserve trenches. The bayonet charge was 3 great sue- cess for the Canadians and their comrades, of the British battalions, who charged with them." special car attached to the C.P.R., thousands of men of the Roman Catholic faith from Winnipeg and St. Boniface and elsewhere in the prov ftimi resulted thus far in the occupation of more than twice as much territory as was offered by Austria as tlie price OL Italy's neutrality. A communiea- n t" i-- j Tf in irpnprnl itlK ince had gathered near the station to lion from the Ital an s.att escort the remains to St. Boniface states that the Austrian fortress of While the bands played i the funeral march, the body of the i prelate was followed lo the Cathe- jdral by a large number of the Homnn "Catholic lady. Officers of every Ro- man Catholic society in and St. Boniface, members of the clergy the Dominion and children from the parochial schools wore present. Tho I body was taken into the sacristy, of 'the Cathedral, there to rest until the funeral on Tuesday morning. It will guarded night and day by four __ irth degree Knights, of Columbus in full uniform. Budapest, June is under- stood from trustworthy sources that it is the unflinching deter- mination of the Austro-German staff to push their way to Lem- berg this time, and threaten War- saw at whatever cost, for It is believed that if every available Inch of. advantage is not got out of the present'situation, the re- habilatlon of the Russian forces, will dettroy :all chances of vic- tory. :DEFEND CAPITAL In Galicia the Russians .are making a" determined stand to hold Lemberg, capital, from the on-rushinq Austro-German armies. 'It is admitted in Petro- grad that the Russians have re- tired beyond the line of lakes near Grodek, 16. miles west of the city. A German correspondent, however, sends word that the Rus- sians are'fortifying heavily a line ten miles, Lemberg.. CONTINUES TO RECOVER London, June Constam tine's nhysicians expect their patient to ente'r .upon convalescene in a day or two says Renter's Athens correspouu- ent' They think his Majesty can be transferred to his country castle at Dekilia within a fortnight. nvfWlf.ilin VCflr lllf- FOlllCS no exception Last year thr mines ran 4 daj-i a week m July, but con- generally slacker this JJ.V Taber Irrigation District Will Be Voted on June 29 Taber, June there haye been no objections registered, with the piovmual government to the pre vious notice of incorporating the Ta- ber Irrigation district Lawrence Pe terson has been LULMtll IlUa UUCU- dpJlulllLl.il yl cuulllllljj officer to take a vote of tile, resident land owners for the.incorporation of the district and tho will bo taken on lucsdav, June 29, at the to London, June of six months' imprisonment for, each, and fines of were imposed in Court of Justiciary at Edinburgh, yesterday, on Rob- ert HetheHngton and Henry Wil- son, members of the firm of Wm. Jacks .Co., iron .merchants of Glasgow, for grading with the enemy. The allegation was that the ac-. cused were instrumental in sup- plying part of-a cargo of iron to Krupos and other German firms. G'oods were at after the war began, and the ac- cused directed delivery to Ger- -many as agents for the shippers. Field Grain Contest The Taber Agricultural society have decided to again hold a standing field gram-competition this season and good substantial prizes are being of fere in wheat' and oats. The prizes have been divided as follows for each competition First, J15 second J2a third the entrj fee being 00 for each entry The entriee close on Julj 15 and must be in the hands of T. A. s'ubual, on or' before that date. ditions are jear Enchant Celebration The people of Enchant hold a fcii -oelebrutllon- oil-Dominion and have prepared a fine programme of sports .DBNIES STATEMENT Allies Smash German Line Pans, June an eight-mile censorship was drawn lightly oVer fronl north of Arras a furious, battle'the operations loday, indicating the over wrecked trenches and hillsides nf thi. o-urantin strucele I London, June Official denial was made heie toda3 of tho Bei 1m statement that the German U-29 was aestroyed bv a British tanV slesmer flving the Swedish flag A statement given out here today says 'The submar Ine TJ29 was sunk bj one of His Majest's Include a large, area w-est and-south of Taber, in .which .nearly .HEAVY RAIN- The city was deluged last night by a veritable cloud- burst. The rain lasted for ab- out two hours, and nearly half an inch was recorded at the 'Experimental Farm: This rain makes a lota! 3.65 inches for June iu date. London, June A. Thom- as, the Welsh coal magnate, the Exchange Telegraph Co. says, has accepted an appointment David Lieyd George, minister of Munitions, to go to the United States and Canadaj.to supervise the' making of munitions. Home Guard at Macleod a Success Lethbridge citizens will celebrate Dominion day in proper fashion ii plans can he satisfactorily laid at a meeting which has been ealjed by Mayor Bardie to be held in the Y. M C A. on Monday evening next, June 21st, at 8 o'clock. Several prominent citizens are taking an in-; SUCCess aiu mo terest-in the proposal, and represent- to the atives of all societies and other or-: nome guard in 5 ganizations are asked to be present a fortnight ago t .Malborgelh is being demolished. borgeth is ahout 20 miles from Vil- laeh and this city, Trcntc and Tri- este constitute the objective of tho Italian forces. Along the Isonzo. front the battle on vvhfch hinges the fate oi Trieste her finest troops. Effective Air Raid A raid by. Italian aeroplanes and dirigibles inflicted considerable dam- age on Austrian fortifications and railway stations on the Isonzo. Decisive Battle Expected Chiasso; June four weeks of war both the Austrians and Ital- ians have taken such positions- with their troops that a decisive a'lion may be expected any moment.- The Italians are bombarding Gradisca Military it im- possible for the Austrians to hold out much longer jnd once this on stacle is removed the march on Tri- este will be only a question oi days Places All Blame For Manitoba Wrong-Doing on Architect Horwood Winnipeg, Man., June Practically the entire blame for wrong-doing in 'connection with the Parliament buildings contract and construction, was thrown by Hon. G. R. Coldwell, in his testi- mony before the Commission, yes- terday, on Victor Horwood, gov- ernment architect. Mr. Coldwell was on the stand when adjournment was taken and will give further evidence on Mon- day, Coldwell swore that one day, af- ter the close of last session, Nor- wood told him that he had -de- ceived the government, and'.ex- pected to go to jail for It. According to Coldwell, Horwood also made this statement In the presence of Hon. J. H. Hewden, attorney general Pressed to explain his action be- fore the committee of .the Leglila- ture, in .view of .this testimony, the witness said he had helped to rule out certain evidence at that time became he thought it ought to be ruled out He had confi- dence-In. Horwood, Salt and .El- liott, at, the in order that plans may be fully discussed and prepara- tions commenced, Baptists Conclude Annual Convention Macleod, June "An umiualified success" are the words that may "ie formation ol Macleod. Less man a luLuuijiui; the meeting or- ganizing the guard was held and_now it possesses a membership of 145. I ollow ing the example of the town the couiilrj distucts are also organ King, and in each place the utmost enthusiasm is being displajcd in tho movement, and by the limi the whole district is organized, Macleod will possess a home guard oi which anj well feel Krimonton, June Un-t llu of Calgan was elected pre- Reserve ofterei sident of the Baptist convention, at structor for Ba- ilie' 'closing session, by a unanimous citj 11 the province may "he Rei N Midaleton, of the BlooJ ;d his services as in- short, period until they decided on their lieutenant, and he also offered lhi.ni the tree use of the mission range and riflps for which acres will be Lngable Tho suneys Mr. Underwood extended .r imssion range and nflps for wtach tae been completed and the con- Uon to the coiuention for next gear's the most u' struction work will be started In the adhering on behall or church I following provisional officcis were al r DP .is soon js the new district i and tlilb was accepted so elected _. struction work will be started in wie on ueiiiiii ui rn-ou C.P.K. as soon as the new district i and tlilb was accepted and the hnnds TCov. J. E. TVner. VemiillOn has been organized and the bonds sold. tenarj terloo strewn with coipses marked the cen of Napoleon-s defeat at Wa- nna The French are pounding and smash- ing agimsl fortified strongholds with artillerj, while infantry legiments are hurling themselves agaihst 200 000 German troops, engaged ill a desperate eflort to hold their lines bo fore Lens. Frauaht With Cy-eat Reaulti T remendous importance is> attached to the conflict north of Arias by militirj olfic-Mls here t'or Up ftat tune in many necks sciecn of J- E.'Tvncr. Vermilion, was elected v ice president and A Ward, talgarv, was ic- ejected secretary-treasurer. For the homo mission board Kev G A Huntley was appointed to nil a laeancv for the two year term for thi une-jtsor term re suited as follows Itei II R Me Gill lion Dr Rutheiford, Rev Jas Dcsson, Rev D Ross Rev D ig the RCV fe fancldon and Rev .uuuaiicaa of thp gigantic struggle r The Germans are counter attacking J so elected I 2nd St. George 1st ilmks 2nd Derosier. Long _____ Blundcll Delegates to with great lury. Bombs, hand gren- 'wnjch0raMi8. jn Vancouver next Jan- ades and bayonets are all playing Ud, ,vlU as unions their part in the great conflict The D pr g loss of Lens would ion.e a readjust Re, n n vcGiil Hon Dr Ruth mrnt of the German lines from B v Me las to the sea and for this reason crfo, Nails Newcombe, G >Vard, Rev J LU me oi-o iv> j the are throwing their fore: r A Hev_ H L Kempton es into battle with uuer disregard___________________ Ty for lives. Pushing Up in Alsace I FMO Uiiolflcial reports said that the 'London, .-June ranch aie making steady progress I ceived SHELLED disoatch 16 fleet aie making steady progress ceivcu direction of the German null I shelled Fano, a small town on the center of Colniui, m Alsace 'Adfjjitjp. Sea. V Wright Will Go lo the Front Taber, Juncls J B Wright, the well and populatlj known local dentist, and holding the rank oi cap- tain in the old 23rd. Rangers pi Pincher Creek, has accepted a com- mission as dejital surgeon, with the rank of saplain in the .Canadian over- 'seas forces. He will leave Taber on Monday and will assume his new duties on Tuesday morning at tho Sarcee camp at Calgary Tho doUor will bv h s brother IJoyd- w'ho will act a.s his orderly Mrs. Wright and little "Ned" will leave about the firsl ot next month for Rochester, >i. H where she will visit relatives. When the doctor pro- ceeds to the front Mrs H right and little son will accompany him to .England A smoker was held m Dr Wright's honor last night. REMEMBER THIS NAME ;FOR FUTURE REFERENCE London. June was the sub marine U-21 that sailk the.Lusitania, according to the correspondent of the Evening .Journal. It has been learn Pour le recently be unon Lieut1 Ilerning com mander of the TJ-21, by the Knisei, was in recognition ot the torpedoing of the- Ijisitnnia, .said the Paris coi- respondent. Canucks Capture Trenches London June 19 JNCWS receucn The plot bears the inscription, "In here today is to the cfit-t that a hiemon of those who fell here It is srrat portion ol the CanJdiin droops I tin. dutv oi tnose wno loliow to at- are now occupung trenches rtoentlj Hind to the flowers and weeds in the1 liossession of the Germans Vs a result other regiments have Ihei are eicht ieet deep with brick' planted dinerent varieties of flowers floors but only about and a half which are kept clean and watered feel wide These trehchis beat elo daj hero, also tl.e danger- nuenl testimpnj to the manner in ous, tatk of disinfecting the oodles which the Germans spent the time I lying between the French and Ger- m fortifjing themsehes during theiinjn Unes was carried out. The glit- winler months tenng can containing the disinfect- Theii- is a marking the'ant ciught tho cje.of a German sen- spot where the Prussians and Grena jtmc.1 and fire was, opened with trench n mnrfarK Onp of the Shells struck Dt PEACE E Lo'idon, June 17 an of- ficial statement is not procurable, in- lonuotion from an authoritative source iavs, the allies, especially Great Britain, should regard anv German peace overtures, at this time as premature. Great Butam is, determined to con- tinue, at least until Germany is dm- _ en back upon her own territory Anv talk that has reached the United States certainly has not had its on- gin either m London or any other capital of the Allies There are several reasons why Great Britain in particular intends to prosecute the war until the Ger- man "lip upon Belgium and Northern Fiance has been shaken Briefly, those are 'among the more import- ant r Kaiier Passed tho Peak First, it is, the firm belie! here ..etmaiiy has reached and passed the high peak of her efficienqy England believes that irom now on the kaiser must light desperately on the onen- to nold -what Lis armies grasped bv "getting the jump" on the at the beginning of the war. Britain Coming On Second, it is the .universal belief w_ herc lhat Britain is now only preaching the height of her offensive eflicicncv When its full intensity is developed the Germans, it is beliej- ed, must rolled Jwck of i; France i War of Endurance Third, militaiv men agree that the final verdict will be won, not by i brilliant dashes, but by drawn out struggle base this belief upon the s line after line of works on both sides of t France battle line. certain thaMhe longer dicr Guaids had a hanu ui mum mortars une oi UK ui light, fenced with wire and hoards Chaillom, killing; him instantly, whelm the kawei, ;