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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 26, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME IX. LETHBKID'GE, ALBERTA MONDAY. JUNK NUMBKK German Artillery Battering at Defences of the City but Their Infantry is Exhausted by Violent Fighting Paris, Juno (Jcrinaas around Souviltc by the uonh- now thretHiuarturs ol1 a mile from the Frcndi lines immediately in front of the fortress m' Verdun, but no oncra- wcst I'i'oin Klenry. French artillury Iiowuver, their foe no rcsivl''rotn .Froldeteru. Belleville, St. Mlhiel, and j French guns concentrated lion 1ms us yet buen unriorl alien else- j terrific fire on Cenimu lines and where to relieve t-he nrcururc on the j jjurations were made to resist ihe citadel. pending onslaught and f Official communication issued by the i Use right time. Thui'c office last niylit j cations last niylit Unit Abe- Gentians "No IinuortiLiit event beyond the us- were preparing to also on A Call to Arms by the 191st BattaliQHj C.E.F. To the young man of the city of OUR reason or another has held back from enlistment for the past two years; to the youiiK man who, (it and able, should; now be'doing Ills duty in khaki at the front; to the man who can be spared by his family and who is need- ed to fill a gap in the firing line, I semi out this call to arms, It's a BtroiiK call; it's a long call; it's an loud call; it's the call of right; call of justice, the call of honor, the call of lib- erty; the call of outraged women and children; the call of your brothers anil relatives in blood soaked trenches of Flanders; the democratic call of freedom of spoech and thought and action as against the military autocracy and rigid dominance of m-'ght over right of our enemies; the call to uphold all that wo hold dear In civilization. No man is now so important that he cannot be sparer! fnmi his business, yet each man today is KO important that he is required in the firing line. Do you believe in honor, in justice, in right, in all that our glorious flag and traditions stand for? Then, I say. corns..forward your duly. By all that is great, good and holy, forward and don tho uniform of our King, and Cause, and Country! j BRYAX. FAREWEL'_ TRIP Ottawa, June Tloyal DuKe of Comiaught. accompanied by the Duchess of Connaught and the Princess Patricia, leave today on a fare- well visit to.. western Canada, where he will inspect the Ver- noil and Hughes military camps and will spend a fortnight Banff and a week at Victoria, R. C. His Royal Highness will he back in Ottawa o" Aug- _ list 2nd. Efforts of German Reserves Have Been Worse Than are Now Steadily Advancing ual the cannonade lo record on rest of front." This is taken to show there vance that the Kreneh command, viewing the situation as ;'t strategic whole, Ibuks on tlio tactical success of the Germans the right bank of the -Meuse as of but luomeiuary aignifi- i eance. Kxiiaustcif by" the mimierous I French forces resulted In tl Uniting of the hisl- lliree days tho I of part of the German trench between fiiieiuy lias been forced lo pause for Fnmine and Oliertois woods, in iiio breath under cover of the rain of 10 Verdun sector. left bank of the Meuso. They appar- ently aim to push forward their lines thwir ad- prevent correspond with the right and the French from transferring reserves across the river. CARRANZA TROOPS CONCENTRATE and inch shell jioimdcd the Kren with which be lias i lines. 'i be tier- mans snent yesterday strengthening their new gains and elaborating plans night attach by I taking n I German attack I for a further thrust the object ol" Meuse. west of Th'iaumonl wan repulsed, sic- cord iny to an official eiuienutiit Issund by the French war office, heavy ar- tillery duel is in progress west ol the J. K. CORNWALL IS TO COMMAND lOlst.OflU'e.'s Speak in Theatres, .1 Chtirches and al Meeting-. .hine is an- nounccd that .Major ,r. K. Corn- wall, ex-.M. P. P., has been ap- r pointed LieutCoI. of.tho 9lSih battalion. Irish Guards, Lieut.: Col. Whittakcr has linen (proi moled to the headquarters staff at "Gamp. r, El Paso, Texas, June troops in northern Chihua- hua are bing concentrated hastily and in force siong the line of the Mexican Central railroad between Juarez and Chihuahua City, ac- cording to private dispatches re- ceived here today. These mes- sages said that eight troop trains packed with soldiers to be dis- tributed at points between Villa Ahumada and Laguna, left the state capita! last night. Military men assume from this movement, that in the event of hostilities-with the United States the Mexican plan contemplates the sparing of no effort to JiolfJ the 'railroad, the main artery of transportation from the border to the Interior. Wilson's Note Washington. June demand for the.-immediate release of the Uni- ted States, soldiers taken prisoners at Carrizalj-together with a stern notifi- cation that the United States expects an early-statement of the purpose of I the Cnrranza government, was tole- graphed, to Mexico City today by Sec- I retary Lansing. The noto and the i military situation of the United States 1 were talked over at "the White House hy tlie president with Chalr- Stone of the senate foreign re- lations committee, Senator Lodge, ranking .Republican member, and Chairman Flood uf Hie house commit- tee of foreign affairs. Representative Cooper, ranking minority member or the house committee, was out. of the city. London, June who have arrived at says a Rcuter's Petrograd correspondent "describe the breaking of aii Ger- man attacks on the Russian front along thfi Stokhod river. Large reserves launched by the Germans were hurled bacfe by the Russians who are tiow on the offensive. German prisoners who were re- cently on the French front com- the Russian gun fife on the Stokhod as an inferno similar to that at Verdun. "Further south in the Vladimir, Volynski, and Sokal regions the combined enemy onslaughts are proving equally ineffective anc! costly. The enemy evidently shrinks at no sacrifice to retain his communications to Kovel and Lembcrg "Kuty, which has been taken by. the Russians, is on the left bank of the Cheremosh river, a tribut- ary of the Pruth. Russians had to force the river in the face of gunfire from the hills behind. The Russians now are in the pos- session of the entire Czernowitz- Kuty railroad." The Beresina river on which fighting was reported Sunday is the northern tributary of the Nie- men.. Bogdanoff Js on the Lida- Golodichno railroad, 12 miles south of Kevo. In the region be- tween Vilna and Molodechno the Germans lately ave extended their field of operations north and- south of Smorgon. They now are attacking the Molodechno not only from the northwest but from the southwest and west." JAPS WITH REBAI "Plans arc under way for u monster recruiting; meeting tp be tlttis" city next Friday night when Majbr; the Roy. Dr. Kerby, recruiting officer for this province, will be present Cor the first time in that capacity. ivhero-the meeting will be hold is not but if the weather is fine town. But if. the weather will not r.ermit.an outdoor .meeting, it will be (Western Regiments Weie Jn spected by T'Juke of on- nliught on Way jSast, PREMIER'S BIRTHDAY .Ottawa, .lime Robt. L. ;Borden is celebrating his ..birthday anniversary. He was at Grand Pre, X. S. on 1854, hast night lie iefttiie capital for New York nhere he remain Cor a few dais He has been sent many messages of congratulations from Cauidd and abroad. V i 4 j Young Soldiei and Girl Com- panion rant Hand Rescues Them held outdoors owillS. scant fat by CoK Ban McLean, held in Wesley auditorium. Besides JMfijor Kerhy iliere will be three min- ute speeches from recruiting officers for Uie various units now recruiting here.. Lieutenants Rankin und Bell of llllst battalion are busily gasu? in-prejiaflng' for the meeting i HI: (I wilt make more complete an-1 through a uniform meat card..-.An and potato supplies for these months, but prohibition may be resorted to in September, according. von Batochki, in an interview in the'Tage- blatt: Herr von Batochki said his de- partment now was considering regulation of meat rations nouncements tomorrow. In the Churches imperial central station margarine and other fats he crft- Ottawa, June more west- em battalions were inspected todij on Parliament Hill uy Tlis ness, the Duke of Connaught, the 13th Mounted B.ifles from Medicine Hat and the 101st from Winnipeg. Tlje Mounted Rifles were commanded by; Lieut.-Col Holmes and the 101st reg- Ihe Medicine Hat regiment, tthich was raised in Southern Alberta, excited more than ordinary interest because it included a complete platoon of. Jap- anese and another of Jlaimons le oruited in the Cardston district The Japanese were wildly applauded hj thousands of spectators. In addition to the officers of headuuarters' staff, several ministers of the crown, in- Hon Ar C loth by means in bread- men to enlist. Though Alberta has Nation probably also will be rateed more than its quota for uniform card. Change seas nerylce. there is need for about tstuff after tho "coining harvest; i 5000 more men to lill up the battalions now and one of these ____........_.. the 191st of Macleod, Lieut.-Col. Bry- lumisUc prospects''of the liar- an. officer commanding. This is He declared there'-could be'no J new baftaliun. whose olhrera are of malnutrition among the' pco-j anxious to bring IhP unit up to investigations, especially in the! .irength, so yesterday Lients. Bell and regions, found the women! cluding lion. V.'. J. Hoclie tiiur lieishen and Hon. T. ers. were present. Suliserjiientlj to inspection the officers were addressed by His Koyal Highness. I Quick, work by George .McKay of the Lunth staff in all likeli- hood saved, a -doulrio drowning at Henderson Park.Lake.last night when a, canoe in which Miss Alice Moody a fill A soldier whose name the Herald has been.unable to learn from source, capsized About 1UO yards off shore in. front of the pavilion near the bridge Miss Moodj was uncon- scious when --dragged 'from the water, but after several minutes of hard Ottawa June j work breathing was restoied and she 10000 names have appeared in the was rushed to the hospital. The sol- diei was not in such bad plight when casualty, hsts issued by the militia! but mAWQ w get to departhieut since the Germans made t sitore and had guen up hope for the .their first attack on the Ypres salient! girl on Tune 2nd Vs The aic.dent occurred about 13.45. 000 casualties have previously been IT j reported, this means that ill number Herr Batochki said, ot the question. Herr von.Bntoch'ki was.op- RankJn. and Sergt. Lawrence v.-er floundering In the and Mc- before all names of those who BUI-, Kay giabbecf him and pulled him into feie'd m the recent German offensive He gasped out that he believed ind Canadian connter-at-j [ne gui gone down LOT good. Just tack are in will exceed looked like a It is also that so long-as j hat floating on the water, and by a the Canadians hold the Ypres salient stroke of good luck the light from an under ordmarv conditions of trench j auto flashed the spot showing the cisualties will run from, the girls hair floating on top ot the one-luindred to two hundred per day. lake. T-Je reached over, from the boat ___----------------------- j and grabbed' the. floating hair, holding the drowning .girl. up until another boat had put: out from shore arrived. Moodv was brought Roosevelt to Back Hughes Chicago, June Theodore Roosevelt in a letter read ta the Progressive National committee in session here today, finally de- clined to'accept the-presidential nomination of the Progressive, party and strongly urged the Bull Moose organization to support Charles Evans Hughes. The.Col oncl's letter was read by Oscar King Davis, secretary'of'the com mittee. Presbyterian Churches on Patri- otic Sunday, Hear Strong Sermons on Patriotism At church on Sunday ing a special -service was .held at which the school present in a boilj All the Pieslnterian Sun- day schools in the Dominion held a. special patriotic service yesterday 'Heroes" being the subject. Rev. A. H. Denooil preached a gripping ser- mon to tlie boys and girls on the sub- ject In he-said the true hero, did, four things. He hears the voice of-uuty, enters, the path of duty, re- mains at the'nost of duty, obeys the best, impulses in him, the impulses of right, the impulses engendered by, a Christ-like spirit. Rev. M. Deno'on stated during .his address that 112 young men of .the ,-m UL .congregation had heard the call since :d tins forenoon to make j this put, of whom iool tho Kelly's Sons Refuse Request of j Crown at Winnipeg j Winnipeg, June 26. Kelly and Charles B. Kelly, sons of Thomas Kelly, contractor and mem- bers of the firm of Kelly Sons, pos itively refusei production of documents renulred bj I alread, made the supreme sacrifice the Crmu, m the tiial of Thomas] The scholars of the Sunday sch, Kelh and Lai desmhed the participated to a gieat eitent in t request of the Crown as "unfair and inhuman." J. B. Coyne, K. for the Crown, requested the .two to ap- Denounces Graftilrv, In the evening Rev. "Denoon spoke forcibl) on the subject oC patn- pear in comt this afternoon iii the bteps being taken and i otism and pietj, sajing that patriot- vent of furthei Air Justice Pre 'ndersdst expiessed I isrn tould not be true patriotism w noiild begoi j out pien lie denounced 1 1th- tho hope that the Cio' erned by "obvious and would not their ngbti to a. point haidness would be NEW STATION HOUSE Regina Tune lojaltj shouting patriot, and that no political party had monopoly on patriotism The genuine patriot would be true to his coimtrj m eierj respect, and would allow no act of his to tarnish the fair name at the Peace River Crossing' are to I his e Mj. said he have a new down-to-date station house aad stable, according to. Information from headquarters here. DIED FROM WOUNDS _.....ra_ _ Port Arthur, Ont., June and TirsI aid treatment applied. When Stanley Pnnsle of Port the parties had done all they could, sho was put into an auto driven by (CONTINUED ON :PAGE THREE) dead ot wounds Alter luting both feet amputated in a .hospital, at -Boul- ogne, he died. A message from across the interna- tional line was delivered to the pie of Lethbndse'last night in Wes- ley church tthen Rev. Carl Brown, of Iowa It MSlting M. P> Johnson, in' 'Lethbrldge, Jor a few days, spokn I Mixed Farming Special Train Visited Saturday by Good Crowd Letlibndco people1 and the farmers he is assisted by J. Dougallj general fron .of the Mr Brosra complimented the people ;nic efforti of the Provincial Depart ot Liberia and ot the Dominion on' oE AgnL11rturB fo instruct the the triumph of the anti-liquor forces, j scien- appreciate j a, the C P rV Thev team alltl e 1 maUe n go 'don't know some one of the thirt> assessment, and whereas thei city at the earliest date possible. council of the. .opinion- that the city is not able to sianii The alKivo resolution passed at this morning's -niaetins of the city conn- per aiiaum increased- taxation- re- j cil indicates that, at last the ciu quired for n gravity system' at this I i'ouncil is about to take action li tbr. time and a by-law for SSOO.OOO should j way of securing a better water sup not be presented to ami, (or the city., and that the Ultra lion plant in connection with the present pumping system is the scheme thai.will be.chosen.- i PAGE 3) whereas the council are of the opinion that the provincial boar.l -of pnblir utilities would .hesitate In approving (COHIiNUKD PAUE 3) such a hyliw if there were an al J Goldie, B Cranstoun, E Lindsaj, and M Smith and Canada" sweeth s.ung as a s.olo by Miss Foibes The address was guen by and home'limited space .ill tlieie is to see in the j lo our heioes at the be mipossibie for peo had not gone away lie aho spoke of the spirit of broth- Icnougho, the.e tyould have been five aH a ,lero was dolng Dit at hom. more lecturers doer, know: It. would be to tell in had no patience with the extreme pa- cifists He loied peace bnt he would not be true to Christian principles If, he did not urge everyone to-do his' part in hastening a conclusive victorjr for the allies in this war. He denounced the grafter who would stoop to make money out of the blooa of hife fellou countrjmen fighting on the field of battle A grafter was 'a traitor at best He paid a tribute to Premier Borden as a man who WftSj ft Clnistian and stood for Christian prin- ciples At St. Patriotic Das was observed yester- day at St Vndrew s church by a spec- ial childiens service There was'a capital turnout of scholars and par- ents and a most enjoyable service was held The special exercise was 'Her: and was taken part in bj ih6 July Wheat October whea July Oatt July Flax tialn and theie is everything In 4.30. The men gathered outbido heai from a tgim electni, lighting plant Ing lectures on hoises, cattle, sheep 46 ilo a prize tat and from a bird and hogs dm Ing the same time, and 15'% j exhibit to a nursery car where the then tho cars --------little tots be left and amused again. It a good fair and a good High.............. 70 Low Forecalt: littln-untef.leti with rains, while father or mother are away hear- ing the lectures going on In. two or three dlft'er.erit: places, at. once. .Ales Oilbraith, siiperintendent of 'fairs and in charge and agric.ultural school all into one If you dldn'l want to Hear the lee tures, there was plenty to interest and instruct in the exhibits in the cars (CONTINUED ON PAGE THREE) STOP THE WAR San Salvador Republic of Salvafldr, lime foieign office received todav a cablegram froai the govern- ment of Ecuador urging all Latin erican to take comotttl action to avert war between ted states and Mexico The ment replied Immediately theinitiatheof Bcutflor. ;