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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 27, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME IX. LETHBRIDGE, ALBHRTA Tl'KSDAY, JUNK 27, OFFICERS AND SERGTS. OF 61ST BATTERY Break May Come Before End of in Carranza's Hands, j Reply Expected in Day or Two i New York. June national guard troops from 12 slatesln the department of-the east, arc under orders lo start toda'y for the Mexican bonier or already are on the way. j Two Massachusetts regiments and two ha times of field arlil- j lei-y from New Jersey, started Monday night. Indications are that abon! troops from New York, Pc-misylvania, Now .Icr- Bey. Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont will gel away lo- da'y. Troops from other slates totalling about men had j received orders from Major-General Wood to leave today for the border. Ft was not known at headquarters of the depart- ment here whether tlie men actually could lie entrained before iiifihl. The above photo was taken just before the Olsl. left Lclbbridge for (he east. Reading from left lo right, those in the picture are: Bottom Sergi.-Major Jephson, Lieut. Capt. Collinson, Lieut. Haley. Lieul. Virtue. Top Fleet, Wallas, Donnan, Fryer, Tureotl and Tcnnant.______________________________ Tlii? United States now is waiting for final word, in reply lo partnu'iil put new urgency into their j preparations for war. ml---- There the nolu cunt yesterday demanding the (Mentions that should a formal break release at the prisoners taken ut Car- occur toward the end ot tlie week, rizal ami a forma! .diplomatic an- 'ovary possible precautionary step will nouncemeiu oC intentions. (have bcenxtakcn. and General Fun-i The note reached Mexico City latejston will be in a position to defend lost night, and Washington officials the bonier adequately and nnvo re KIEHIHVE PAKIY for an answer within a day or .Meanwhile congress and tho war de- inforced Pcrshing's expedition, sil-j thoneii action may be delayed some-, what. j BIG GATHERING OF WOMEN nrriinrR TA o Hrr SHI S Crisis Brewing in British tlce Blocks 22 Men J Still Hop. A big Women's Patriotic mass meeting is Jo be hold in Lethbridge on 1-Viday afternoon at 3 o'clock under the auspices ot all the women's organiza- tions of the city. Major G. W. Kei'Oy will speak on "Women's Part "in and Mrs. Kerb'y. who also is an accom- plished speaker, will give an address on "National Service." lie Austrians Now in Retaken Record- ed' Along the British Front Komi1, viii Paris, Juno 27.- Reports I'roin tlic front state that Hie lUilimis'tire advancing all along the Trcnlino sector, rc- positions which thu Austrians had occupied, and capturing nu-n. arms, tunniunUiuii. provisions and all sorts of j supplies which the Austrians were obliged lo abandon in the j precipitate rclreal. All Italy is rejoicing OVJCP the withdrawal of the Auslriitns, six weeks after their offensive movement on the, Trenlino began, Capture Towns Rome, via London, .lime 27. Following up their recent suc- cesses on the Trentino front, the Italians have driven back the Auslrians still further, the war oilicc announced today. The Italians have captured Bosnia and Arsiero. Paris, June French have count says, but the French were able recaptured another section of trenches I to hold the German part of the town. Thiaumont, in the Verdun sector, JTwo new German divisions which had 1 according to an official statement is-j been taken from another front -wers Isued by the war office today. The identified. e. {struggle for the possession of the Activity on British Front 'iage of Fleury is still progressing, j Berlin, via London, June lAlliad aeroplanes dropped 65 sheljs on ed activity continues in evidence along German ships near the Be'igiarj coast, j the Franco-Belgian front held by the i Bombardment Terrific. British and the northern wing of the Paris, June official review French line. Numerous, gas clouds the fighting on the Verduh front are being empioyed by the entente 3 Way to Island Where of meeting will bo _, announced tomorrow. bvery en Are woman in the city should at- London, June Daily Chron- icle's parliamentary correspondent j says are that a- min- isterial crisis of acut'o character is brewing in the-.Trish situation. -Lord Seibome lias already resigned. If'he stood alone his, "resignation would cause no alarm, but it is feared he will be followed by the retirement also of the.following ministers, Lori! Liuis- dowirc, Walter-Hume Long and Lord Cecil. It Is "known that these London, .lunc Sir Krn- rainisters are uueasv because -of the est Sliaekleion has .been iimible to recent Irish developments. ..__.. j cue men numbering and compris "A meetmg .ot.tile, cabinet held to-1 ing the main -body of his tic flay may have far, expedition were left on Deplunl nuance. A general-.iiieeting nf the island. This, information was receiv 'UnionisttMinenihcra tof the house in a dispatch commons'has been'.'suniinbiied" at Carl-j from Port Stanley, tend this meeting forts on the region of Froide, icrre London, June dier.i who are- sol- .nerving unwillingly and FJeury, east or Verdun, at the fionl stated they the Germans succeeucu era! Votv Linsingen's troops and held against counter attacks-according to. On Sun an of the war office today Several hundred Russians from ShaeUIeton.j Falkland islands. itious objcctioi'is tojtratlng the village of Flrury, the ac 1 were taken pnsoners riiihi u v tii ict. ert sentenced, -to j m (death recently ior refusing to perform duties. ton club on Wednesday. June 28. An-J The explorer returned on drew Bonar Law, will preside. Much will depend on the tone and temper of that" meeting. It is expected It. may eventuate, in withdrawal of all Unionist ministers." which Had heen placed at bis disposal by the ttniguyan government Vccoid iiiy to a dispatch, ice conditions had j so increased in severity that he j unable to set nearer than miles of the island. He thinks there is still hope for the men, as 'there is an excellent-chance tint the will be able to survive on short ra- j tipns, supplemented by penguins un I til another rescue party provided witli j til another rescue pary pro j an ice breaker can push through to Completes Course-in States and Ottawa, June 27.-Thc Dominion revenues will be muierlally arfected by Now Ready To Go To The Front Lothhridge today boasts a qualified aeronaut. Yesterday Fliyht Sub-Lleutenanj. George. Kosa arrived homo from. Newport -News, YJJ- -.vliere for six'weeks lie has been attending the Curtlss Aviatioir'scnool, to tl soon as he the provinces going dry. When the war broke out the liquor traffic by way of Increased inland revenue rates, was one of the first to be attacked. Prom the application oE this extra excise about. a year comes in additional revenue. The latter, however, is dependent pro- duction ami importation and these in turn are governed hy _ consumption. Consequently with every province ex- cept British Columbia and Quebec dry et. his business affairs here ar- or in prospect of being dry this year. ranged, he will wire Ottawa and will be sent ionvard to join the flying British navy. On hie arrival (.here he will attend the iiaval flying school where, after doing ?er. hours' more Hying, he will tako final teat, when he will he admit- ted to' the navy as a iiight sub-lieu ten- ant, and will be' sent wherever his Btrvires are needed. Lieut. Rosa is dead, anxious to, go right away, but ills interests in the Roas ranching op- erations, are pressing right .now and in a iiuandary to if now what to During- the course Mr. Rosa was in the. air a total of 500 minutes, and dur- ing that time qualified as a hydro- aeroplane instructor. He did no land flying for the reason 1 hat, when he was ready to take up that branch 'of the work, tho" school's machines were all broken and there was a great rush to instruct U. S. men for active service lii Mexico. In fact a number of the machines in use in the school were the federal revenue will fall off. ii will not be severely felt, because the effect of the prohibition wavo was foreseen and in the working'out. of tho new budget this year provision was made Cor revenues from other sources sufficient to 'compensate for the anticipated falling off in excise.- BELLEVUE MAN WOUNDED Yesterday's list contains the name of Eugene Plola of Hellevue, who join- ed the infantry, wounded in action in the fighting in France. m m. n London, June Mor- ris Hughes, premier of Aistraha who has been in London for some time past, has solved the difficul- ty of the dearth of sliips for mov ing the Australian harves Ly qo ing into the market and purchas ing 15 larrie steamers wh ch will be renamed and operated by the Australian government as ths Commonwealth Governme t line The most'wonderful growth of crops this district is recorded. The weather has, been ideal throughout the past -Keel and the grain is well "fV -------j lameu certain military.duties, hut the sen- tences have siace been to Jem! eLrutude Tins annouuce- nient was made today in the house of commons by-Harold J.. Tennant, par- liamentary, nnder-secretary for war, added that the men would be im- prisoned in, civilian -prisons in: the United Kingdom. Mr. Tennant's state- ment was made in renly to inquirers who demanded to know the truth con- cerning the report about the court martial have vanced. TABER Taber, June in this dist- rict are well advanced, and the weath- er has .been most ideal, with inter- mittert ers The wheat is all up and'hearly. all in hoot. WARNER "Warner. June in this dis- trict are looking but require a spell of warm weather to make the necessary grOwth. Tne tontininl rains have furnished pi of moi ture, and with what warm weather we have had, the crops are making i splendid growth. eveiv.there is no doubt that the crops are at piesent somewhat behind for- me veais aiU a spell.of hot weather not onh benefit the crops, but glnd It has been main- sonh that military I authorities June no right to punish conscientious objectors for refusing j to do what they consider wrong. to Succeed Connaught London, June an-, noiinceinent was made today that Hie Duke ol Coniwught Little jueceecled as morally.'era 1 of Canada the Duke ol Devonshire. i Say South Irish Were Afraid of North I London June 3 1 second day the tna, of Roger Casement to, high treason opened with no change the apathetic attitude with ivllich gmleral legaids the case TWO HUN TRANSPORTS SUNK be. like oM tm eb on Wetines: in the Hull block ,th street south j vlien I lent ftplson ill commence re- i foi the Battery, i AIT. Ward Cavendish. He mamed Lld> i Evelyn Fitzmaurice datlghtei of the Jiariiuis of Lansdowne T former goi ornor-general of Camd-i Th.cj The imsonei appeared to he two sons and five daughters che-rful frame of mind as he entered The Duke was financial secretary dock ot jauntme8s of the treasury trom IHUvfli 'J6 at the piehminarj examination owns about acres In I ancash ire and rjerbyshire s, hut crniting al o Hush llong the largo amount I OPlLe be 'n 'bo same place; aummei fallowing, and breaking; the Ust a, There being missing. The prosecution; j.re__ isimied the introduction, of testimony. Witnesses gave accounts of the mpve- ;menls Sir Roger and his cpmiian- PIONEER PASSES me. June pioneer of ions Captain Montcith and Daniel J Bailor, from the time of their landing Rome, June Aus- trian transports have been sunk in the harbor of Durazzo by the The transports were loaded with troops, arms and ammunition. Govt Issues.'..Orders Prohibiting 2 Percent Beer After July 1 st The first intimation- that tho gov- ernment of Alberta intend to prohibit sent to Mexico when the Pcrshing the Hale oC two-per c'e'nt beer, under pectetl. Tlie brewers of tlic pro; ixnedition 'started a, month ago. new prohibition act which local brewers, are in1 avor. .100 minutCH.rnoro would qualify {into effect on Saturday, and will in Calgary to discuss tin Mr. Rosq. on' l flying, anxious to join the-naval flying whig hu will not be handicapped by not having taken the land course. "I was more nervous the first time J over drove an automobile alone than I was the first time 1 was up in a hydroplane said lyir. Ross ,to the lierald. "There U "practically no jiensAtion in travelling through the nir nt 60' to 90 miles an ho.iir. At first I took !00 minutes straight flyinR an instructor, and learned to guide the machine in the air. Then I was put on "landings." I was on 'tliht PAGE 3) the matter In the courts, to tho finish, came yesterday afternoon, when all local hotel prnprietora'-'wero pfneinlly notified by Tntipqctor NImmons that they wore not 'to sell: two per cent beer after UK; first. a mesnti of pre- That t.hoso new instructions will immediately precipitate a light is ex- src; nee ineetihg ie raftt- ter. Should they decidn that they have a perfect right to sell two cent beer under tho new act, it is their intention to the stuff and it is aluo 1 .r. intention, it in understood, ,of those liotelktjyijerg who will still be July whcit business after the first, to keep tie still some behind the stage-of growth-of last year lit this time ire mal ing fast strides to catch up. 11 ea sown to flax has beeii Igreath mere ised probably over 100 11 u i ent ind this grain looks good. j Ln n f-Eree from noxious weea growth than in any former years. P1NCHER Pmcher Cieel June rains have fallen quite frequently dur- ing'the past week: and consequenth- the growth of LI ops and hay con- tinues most lit u iant. A bait called to the..rain and warm weather .follow- ing would be considered very bene- ficial Fall wiie-ii is -reported to be measuring 12 to 15 inches in height. The other crops are con- siderably' backward on account: of the weather, .to tho extent probably of HERAULT IS SUNK M diid June of the of the steamer Hfiiult arrived at Castellen The Herault was sunk lino in the Jledilerranean. prohibiting the mobiles into France and .making cer- tain modifications in Hie custom du venting the use of present bar fixtures [open their bars for the dispensing of in Uio dispensing of, two per- cont.jtwp por cent, and allow the govern beer, the Instruction's -Issued yest'er- day also carry the order that if bars are re-opened after the .nrsl.pf, Jtily, they must he dismantled, other. The Herault measured >W tons and j tics, was published sailed under the IicnUi flag. licial Journal. in-the Of- Grain Commission Coming Here rp T I InvPQnorflirP r I IU IllVCOllgalC LllCVaLUI ibout tlilee weeks. The hay crop will be ononnou, -.gain this year, and ai'lorw holt wlilcli has ucat deal last year's hay Is being! hitherto been refuse 1 by tho Doraln- freightrd f.om th.s dlrtrlct at .on I mci ins "f the Ijoarfl of trade and the U. P A through S S Dunham, vice- 111 president whicl> 1ms hco-j carried on j for the past few months with great 157% 1 he botrd of giam commissioners ers' case, arguments uhich are incon o[ can-id i will i i-it 1 pthbridgc in the troverlible. Co.'iies of these uetitions near fi turp to investigate the claims-and letters were also sent, to the' of tho firmeis for the erection of a I board of grain cD'limlssloners with) in the Irish constabulary who told of tiacjng Sn Koger to a ruined fort -n the vicinity of which he arrested him. He ilso identified revolvers maps of Ireland the flag of the revolutionists wind) were found in the hand bag Tncre was a stir in the court room as the big emblem of the rebels was spread out in the centre of the loom, and all ejes turned toward the prisouei He shifted uneasily in his seat and then leaned oaclv with folded arrnu smiling uenouslj as he gazed at the flag Sullivan.; chief counsel for the defence volunteered mforma all incut to take tho responsibility or I fighting the matter through the courts. I They do not believe that the govern-l High nietit can compel them to dismantle! Low October, wheat July cats July flax ,.H Unt Di 'o' .0? hum word that (ha bnaid shortly '9 the general visit I.ethhridae lo enquire into out Mr "088 examhwd -Hnesses at length regard general unrest n Ireland and iridS' whole matter. I iiorshtoncv During tint period Mr. Dunham iiai forwarded to Sir George go' er pumps mid such the bars, and they also believe that Precipitation equipment tor handlliiB must right'to soil iwo pel cult will Forecatt Unsettled and comparatively bo, torn out. S'r 'be upheld In the comta. 1 5001. Foster, minister of. trade and com- ineice petitions with names to> the (total of. over 2000, of fanners In this district, dpmitiding storage facilities here and Mr.. Dunha'in: has forwarded with these .lietltionT some very forc- ible arguments suppoUing 'the farm- WHERE THEY ARE Dublin, June Ah state- ment has been issued bv the railitaiy nt regarding tho against those of the north and agaiiilt conscription and after the Curragh incident, when the military refused to lerve against I. later, the southern- el's felt they could tiust tuo KUVetlluiUilL inu {iitaiiiiviA---------- i i it TTI J taken in connection With the recent to protect them agnlna.the rebellion In The number at! volunteer., One police officer MM, present interned.In Uiglaml Is that although carrying arms anS drW-- men: five women. Released from the Richmond bar racks, Dublin and Efnglaild, and 71 women. ing went on unhampered the Ihonties, the landing of arma hnve hod a very grave effect (CONTINUED OH Pioi 3} ;