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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 29, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta YOUJMK'IX. LETHBKIDC.E, ALBERTA TIICHSDAY, JL-NIi 2U, NUMBER 169 Germans and Slavs Lock-i ed in Fierce and Unceas- ing Struggle m the KoVel. District BIG VICTORY Petrograd, via London, June 29 official statement says the Russians, inflicted a graai defeat on the .Teutonic troops between the Dneistcr. and Pruth rivars, capturing three .lines of trenches. Terrific Struggle London, Lutek dispatch! to the Tiines dated Tuesday describes terrfb'lo fighting on .the Russian front. "This says-the dispatch, "is a veritable maelstrom of war. From not -iriany miles distant by night end! du.v comes an almost uninterrupted roar of heavy gnu fire and all day long main street IB.filled with the clat-j ter of cains'ona. gun's and transports goiiiK forward. 611 one Hide, while on' the opposite side is the unending line j of empty caissons returning, mingled with -wounded -in every conceivable And.', among, Glese, fit break-neck speed, dart motorcycles entire front the contend- 'InB armies are-locked in a fierce and ceaseless struggle. ..No hour passes i t- j T ,in ,r." -'-rl Retrograd, .via London.-June CAPT. B. H. MAY Cardslon foui oft is iv? nil members of the Mormon church and prominent citizens of Cardston( and Magrath. They are now on their way over- Bens with the 13th Mounted Rifles. Major Brown ir, one of the best cavalry officers in tho province, and has taken an iulprrsl in military affairs for years. He has been prominent in all piiUu moic-npi in th Cardston country.1 lie is very popular with his-men. Major Brown is a native Utah. He held the rank major in the- Alberta for (1 years. Capt. W. G. Ainscough is also a well trained officer and was for five years a captain in tiie Alberta Rangers. He is a rancher in the Cardston coimtrj iptam sentd in tiie Rangers too for some years as a lieutenant- He is also a Cardston rancher. Fred Karren is widely known as an implement.dealer. This is his first experience in the militia, but those who knew him are satisfied that ho will make good. ift Govt.' Anxious to Perpetuate Conditions Fol- lowing: Prohibition v.'hen there Is not soniawhci-e at- tack.orobunter-aUaclt: going on with hitteniosj; and ferocity. Troops com- ing from Germany are rendering the Russian ndvaiii-c difficult and the gen- eral nature of the fighting is defence hy vigorous counter-attacks. "Result's on this front probably de- pencl purely, upon tho Gorman ca- pacity TO..concentrate of troops.against the Russians. Bui iu'Koonis safe to assume that what- ever happens any possible Austro-Ger- man advance twill cost tbe enemy for- ces incalculable- losses. The first In- stallment of the Prussian GUiard is ar- riving at Kov'el and'the German Em- peror-himself Is at that point where the Oeritinns are straining every ef- fort to accumulate troops and bring licitvy guns for one of their charac- teristic drives 'More Prisoners Patrograd, via London, June Tho Russian troops fighting in Vol- bynia and Galicia yesterday took pris- oners -21 officers aud men, says tho official statement issued by the Russian war oHice today. Says Russians Checked Budapest, via London. June Premier Tisza speaking in the lower house, assured the members that the Kisssian offensive has been arrested and that there Is no danger of tbe enemy over-running Transylvania. The Premier frankly admitted the loss of important places in Bufcowlna but P Hip_jnjmner in which the Aus to (aim cbell of'Coaldalo and W. H. Fairfiold j more lond than what he can of Lethbridgc. jcaro i'or. During the discussion op Many Practical Ideas address one delegate cited a prac Tbe result of the'day's deliberations I HcoJ methqd of attacking the Canada should' be that inspectors (of new unit has had a j auspicious start in securing them big day is expected July-list. been made a cruiting sergeant. High Low Precipitation Forecast; Partly fair, but unsettled, I pest ideas that will help the farm- 62 i will BO out froin the convention with 45 j many practical ideas. to passion to .27 the fanners the against tilt; with locjil rains. or to miikc money while ngntlng. Thistle when the' first patch mrtlte? j its first apuearance on the Jand i Cover the patch about feet dccpj with' straw and leave it there couple i of ytars, smothering' the thistle. ON' PAGE When reviewing the troops Calgary, R bam Hughei up in his stirrups aa Company of the 113th Lethbridge Hiflhlart crs under Capt. Skefton passed and exclaimed. "That's a company" He also trib'ute to the Highlanders. led the parade and the Ginefrl [4 told General Crinkahanks ifiey made a fine Appearafte fact his adjective was even complimentary than H ;