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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 30, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30, Dominion Day Events in Lethbridge NUMBER Ifil) roed sinsins of two of Canada w, by the singing of tw. verses of "Rule. nr.; sports be at other Events of the Day 2 p.m, Kno.v vs. Traveler, 4 at the Slipped a Check Under Official's Desk Pad, Was Returned Ottawa, June 30. That V. .1. Brown, tho real estate agent who sold some binoculars to the minua department, tried to bribe him with a cheque was the statement made by Col Hurdmati to Commissioner Davidson yesterday at the purchase commission session. He slipped a cheque under the writing pad on Hiirdman's desk and the latter never knew it was. there till phoned and asked why bo had not oashod it. Brown then called and Hurdman re- Germans Torpedo Norwegian Steamer London, June 3fl.-Gorman submar- ines have claimed two more victims, the Norwegian steamer Gjcso w.d the ship Cambuskcnnetli of the samt na-, tionality, having been sunk by tor- pedoes. Weather Interferes On Italian Front trap shootinB tournament, with open events. 3.30 a.m. Open lawn bowling tournament, Gait Gardens, 10 PROGRESSlNlMRDANALLES London, June British of- ficial statement issued today, dealing with the operations in the Dardanelles, says that two lines of Turkish trenches have been captured to the east of Saghir de Rea, and that three lines have been stormed to the west of that point. The official statement sayi: "The plan of operations on June 28 was to throw forward the left of' General Ian Hamilton's line southeast of Krithla and to estab- lish a new line facing the east on the ground gained, capturing in succession two lines of Turkish trenches east of Saghir de Rea, and five lines to the west. "All and more than was hoped for from the operations has been gained." London June Italy's forces niLMYu Liiwn makinc slow headway on the Is- turned the cheque. Drown on giving arc maning sio conditions evidence admitted the truth of l-lurd- L evence a man's' statement and said he thought the latter deserved something for Ins It-rouble. "Are you aware that it is a crim- inal act" to make gilts to public of- ficers asked Sir Charles Davidson. "No replied this witness. "It is only fair that I should call voiic attention to your evidence be- cause it leaves yrnl open to criminal said his Lordship. "I did it replied the witness, adding that he would not have dono it it he had known it was svrong. onzo unavoa being mentioned as interfering with the operations there. Brilliant Exploit London, June ad- vices record an exploit of a Bri- tish gunboat which bombarded the Turkish ports of Chesmeh, Lidia and Aglelia, destroying the petroleum depots, and several smaller vessels. INTRODUCE KNITTING IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS 'At a meeting of the school manage- ment committee of, the public school board last night, two members of the teaching staff sent in their resigna- ,-jtions-aad they, were accepted with "Ibe'resignation ot Mr.-Gray of'thc high school staff was accepted and it was decided that he be advised that should a vacancy occur later and should he be an applicant for such a vacancy the hoard would consider his application very favorably. The resignation of Miss Dun was accepted and she'was granted one year's leave of absence as requested, and should a vacancy occur at that time she will be given the first op- portunity should she malic applica- tion. Introduce Knitting A communication from the-1.0.U.K. advocating the introduction of knit- tine-in the public schools at the be- ginning of the fall term, was favor- ably received by the board and in a motion it was decided to consider the matter. The l.tXD.E.. in the. ;.letter .stated that since it was'lmpossible to go" on with the Domestic Science classes that it would be at least a substi- tute to introduce knitting, which would be of material value at the present time, and would have a va.u- able patriotic effect on the children to be doing something for the sol- diers at the front. The report of the Ivursmg Mission was received and iri a motion the board's appreciation of their work- was expressed. committee of two, together with the medical was appointed to inquire into the matter ot dental equipment with orders to report thereon. Carmangay, June SO.-In full sight of'his wife, who was unable to come to his assistance, Dan Frnscr, a well known local young man, Was drown- ed in the Little Bow river .last night. Mr. Kraser, on his return from the 'Stafford mine, was attempting to I ford the river, and got beyond his depth- His wiie was standing on the opposite bank waiting for him. The body has not yet been recovered. The voung man was about 30 years of age, and besides his wife, one child survives. Ottawa, Out., June royal commission is to be ap- pointed Uy the government to investigate: the question of in- creased agricultural production in the Dominion, together with the related questions of wid- er markets, further employ- ment for the unemployed, etc. The commission, which is to be appointed at the recom- mendation of the Prime Min- ister, and in response to a re- quest made by the congress of mayors, which visited the cap- ital some weeks ago, will'be authorized to employ such sci- entific and professional assist- ance as its members may de- termine, and will make reports from time to time. Trustees Taber Irrigation Taber, Juno on the for- of the new irrigation district west ot here was carried almost un- animously yesterday. Owners of 870 acres voted in favor, while own- ers of SCO acres voted against. A vote of only acres was neces- Bary to form the district. Thus there is a good surplus. Trustees of the district elected were J. W. Anderson, L. Peterson and Carl Cook. The lat- ter was elected chairman of the Dominion Militia Takes Charge of Fernie Internes Fernic, June Constable Welsby received word by wire last night from Victoria to turn over to Col. McKay, D.O.C., all the intern- ed aliens here. This places the pris- oners in the hands of the Dominion, authorities and will stop the expense being entailed by the provincial au- thorities. This action meets with very great favor here, everybody feel- ing' that Colonel McKay will handle the situation to the satisfaction of ill parties. Balkan Situation Is Complicated er wa board, and T. A. Sundal, Taber, was appointed secretary-treasurer. The board will go to Calgary shortly to wait on J. S. Dennis relative to con- cluding agreement with C.P.R. to construct the new ditch, which is to be completed this fall. Repulse Violent Attacks on Rear Guard Positions Orderly Washington, -Tune The Dominion Liner Ar- m e n n AMIS torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine at 8.08 p.m. on June 28. twenty miles northwest of Tre- Head, C o r n w al 1, England. Consul A r ni- trons' reporting' today. says .several lives were ost, ten persons were in- ured, anil that 10 Ameri- cans arc missing-, The. total rainfall for the month oi June amounts to -1.83 inches, bring- ing the total amount of precipitation for the year to date to 8.56. The amount ot rain this montii has not been surpassed since 1308, when 7 84 inches tell in June. In 1911 4.71 inches fell, and in 1913 -1.70 inches were recorded. It is interesting to note the com- parisons in the rainfall for May and June of 1914 and this .vcar. In May the precipitation was .29 and in J line 2-.G6; making a total of 2.97. The rainfall for the two months this year amounts to 7.8G. RUSSIA ORGANIZES MUNITION INDUSTRY at the London, June 30.-The diplomatic situation .with, regard to the Balkans on- is again widely under discussion, llic to I recent conference of the German chan- cellor and German and Austrian for- Windsor, June coniession (if William Lafler, the alleged German dynamiter, as given out by the po- lice, is as follows "When -the war started the plot was first hinted to me by a man I met in Mr. Kaltschmidt's (former manager-of the Tate company) pri- vate oflicc, who offered me ?200 would handle the dynamite Tate plant. "Several months ago commenced to smuggle in his automobile to fUorville. l n s was-stored in the vault of the Tate factory. Another man named Schmidt w-istti bring over the fuses and time clocks, and I was to supply the suit cases The details were discussed in the Krtegebein, Grand Circus park, Detroit." Laller is clfarged with conspiring tnis Battleford People are Homeless as Result of Flood Dattieford, Sask., June 30. Til Hood of the north Saskatchewan riv er reached here last night and result ed in the flats east of the town heinj inundated. Residents in that area were compelled to desert thei homes, having received timely warn ing'before the arrival of the floods. Communication between this town London, June and Austrians are pressing the Russians hard in their retreat through northeastern Galicia and southern Russian Poland toward the River Bug. All the official reports indicate this, the Russians themselves speaking of the "desperate Ger- man attacks" on the rear guard positions which are declared to have been repulsed. The energy of the pursuit of the retreating Russians, however, is costing the Teutonic forces dearly, according to Petrograd advices, which mention enormous losses inflicted in the endeavor of the Austro-Germans to throw disorder Into .the Russian ranks durlnq the withdraway from the Dniester region, north of Halicz. London, June re- ply to the series of Austro-Ger- man victories in Galicia, Is a law setting up a board of munitions empowered to spend unlimited money, and given virtually unre- stricted power over all private In- dustries in the whole of the coun- try. It is reported from Petrograd that the creation of the board be- came law with a celerity that was absolutely astounding, Is taken to indicate that the countryjfully realizes that the re- cent disasters to the forces of the Grand Duke Nicholas were larjej ly due to lack of munitions >nd equipment. Norris RefuseS Consent To Election Saw-Offs Winnipeg, June 30.-Ilon. Valentine WinkTer, the first witness called by C P Fullcrton in his attempt to justify the charges he made of a bar- gain between the old and new govern- ments in connection with the trans- fer of authority, frankly this morning having been n negotiations with Sir Redmond n sawing oil 01 seats held by Winkler and ;the ex-pre- mier and also the seat held by Hon. T C Morris. Norris, however, while not disapproving the arrangements for others, o declined himself to con- or o, sent to the sawoff affecting his constituency. Counsel remarked that s kind and North Battleford has been off. cut Local Wool Clip Now Being Sold -Things are moving in wool circles. 100 HOTELS 10 CLOSE Rerina June Sfl.-At. eight o clock .tonight .'the last sale, will be m the cash register of every bar The provincial govern- comes in- eovernment in the city. ment anti-liquor legisiati. effect-tomorrow. Two B------------ wholesale liquor-stores will be opened in the city Friday. Of eleven hotels reopened. The other nine hotels Nwill be: operated as temperance hous- T Grant Waddelj, president of the li- censed victuallers' association, in a statement issued today declared that over '100 hotels 'throughout the prov- Lethbridge Potatoes Popular With C.P.R. Lethbridge Gold Coin potatoes have made a name for themselves, and, Incidentally, a one of the best in Canada. The C.P.R. din- ing car department will take 130 tons of Gold Coin potatoes that measure up to their specifications. This means that the Gold Coin .potato is second to none in quality and flavor. The dining car service of, the C.P.H. is notoriously particular as to the qual- ity of its commissariat, no pains are spared to obtnin the best. The fact that the C.P.R. is willing to use this potato, on the entire Manitoba and Alberta divisions is the biggest recommendation it ever received. ceor an eign ministers is followed by tions in German quarters that hopes of the quadruple entente powtrs lor, military help .from Uoumama and Bulgaria have materially lessened. I n: connection with this situation the occupation of Scutari by the Monte- over ince wili be closed .within the next few weeks. Liquor is probably the cheapest commodity to be purchased in today. In the various ho- and -wholesale houses, a., last effort is being made to.get rid of as much of tlic stock as possible and the prices-have k many instances been cut below cost. Bartenders arc stand- ing treats in a manner hitherto un- known. _______ ed for eight days, believe that Lafler's chief uenei c uiau of an organized gang of German spies. Schmidt, the other man not known to the police, but they say he also took an active part in a big German meeting of recent date held in Detroit. is 42 years old and claims to have been horn at Woodstock, Ont., His wile is a asked by the sheep men, approxi- ailnuueti concerned election arrangements of this; were not uncommon and Mr Wmklet said he had known of similar bar- eains before. He said no payment ol money was made or mentioned. Hint at Deal With Kelly to Return Graft Money Winnipeg, JuneaO.-In the investi- gation of the Fullerton charges, when the noon adjournment was made. He ilsncu uj fit1- mately pounds of wool were fnc court as to bought by a Canadian givc details of (joiijrnir DV a Kerr Co., of Vancouver. The clips of Frank Colpman, C. S. Crest and Levi Marker were bought by the rep- resentative of the company at about the same price as Albert Green's clip sold for last week, viz., 25c. per Ib. The wool is a fair average. Kelly in other proceedings. I lawyers. _ CONVENES HERE TO-MORROW NO PAPER TOMORROW Tomorrow, July 1, being Domin- ion Day, and a public holiday, the Herald will not be published. Any live war news that comes In dur. Ing the day. will bulletined in front of tht In April, W. H. Fairfield, superin- tendent of the Dominion Experimental Farm, here, was approached by 'the dining car service and asked for his opinion on the choice of a gdod bak- ing potato that would fill the, require- ments of tho department. The po- tato must measure between one and one and a half pounds in weight, must be uniform in shape, sound and free from nubbins. Mr. Fairtield picked over a few Gold Coin potatoes that he had'and sent twelve lOOlbs. sacks tor trial. The dining car ser- vice gave them a fair trial, and pro- nounced them "very satisfactory." In a communication to Mr. they announced that, they would take an> amount ui to 130 tons for use on the Alberta and Manitoba divisions, proiided they ijame up lo the stand ards set by them. The Sons ot England cie.tr' of which" body the Grand Ixidge of Alberta In convening in the. city tomorrow, is considered the largest and most influential patriotic and honc-vblnnt institution in the Domin- ion The otficial returns declare there are over Englishmen lq: eating in Canada every year, and nat- urally the Englishman in the new home his adopted land, hungers tor the touch of things that were dear to him in old England. Sons of England lodges arc, scat- tered through the Dominion the number of 350, wfih a membership ot Eighty lodges are located in western Canada, with "a membership ot and the province of Alber- ta has ten lodges, with 1500 members on their roll. Alberta holds the distinction ot be- ing the only province in the Domin- ion to have its Grand Lodge. The Supreme body have never looked with much favor on the establishment of lodges, and it was ouu af- ter a great deal of fighting on the part of the Alberta members that the Supreme lodge granted the dispensa- tion and the Grand Lodge of Alberta became a realiti Saskatchewan and Manitoba are petitioning for the same privileges, having come to the Benefit so- conclusion that the subordinate lodg- are better served and controlled by. having the higher body nearer at land. The local lodge "Pride of iss always been .a 'live factor in the nstitution of the Grand Lodge, hav- ng sent T. Robins to represent it at the" first convention held" in Red1 Deer in 190S. -At the. institution of the Grand Lodge in Calgary in July, L913- this brother was honored with the appointment of Past Grand Presi- dent by the Supreme President, and the following year was elected Grand President, which position -he now holds. Lethbridge members look MARKETS July wheat............. October wheat........... October oati High Low WEATHER 128% 43% Foment: and mcderjtely warm and on Thursday; show 111 toculltiti. whether he a conference ShOUlll u, between C. P. Wilson, cliiei Liberal counsel in the 4 inquiiy, and parliament buildings and Their lordships reserved judgment on the admissibility of the evidence. So fareas'the conversations recorded bv Mr. Hudson up to the adjourn- ment went, Mr. Phippen had sought for information as to Liberal plans regarding the inquiry and intimated some other course m dealing with who might return an unnamed pen iride on the two silk ensigns which mng'in their lodge room. Thesj, were prizes, (resented by the Su- preme Lodge for having led the whole Dominion for two successive years in net gain of membership. Two beauti- ful steel'engravings of King George and Queen Mary King in tile hall, the gift of the Supreme Council for.liav- ng been the fjrst lodge to build their ,vn hall. The attendance at the sessions, while not large, will be thoroughly representative, and the delegates will number abo.iit 35. They will begin, to arrive with the grand officers this af- is the programme outlined by the local committee: Wednesday, 4 p.m., grand' executive raiding; S p.m., official visit, to local lodge. n opening ot Grand Lodge and civic welcome by 'Mayor Hardie; 12 noon, auto drive, showing the Bights of the city and district; 1.00 p.m., lunch; 2 a.m., afternoon ses- sion; 7 p.m., banquet at the Kings Hotel; 9 trip of H.SI.S Lion; a full complement of officers are returning from shore leave, and with every bunk filled, a record trip Canadian Lists Nearing .Ottawa, June 30.-The Canadian casualty lists are fast approaching the ten" thousand mark. They now total 9 482, of whom 1.SG3 have been killed, wounded and miss- inz The lists received during past 21 hours contain the names ol -_- 26 Canadians who have been taken last night, for the prisoners of war, 07 of whom members of the Sth battalion. twnoon. The following of Uliusii ias.1 iiigu.., jt-SSll 07 of whom were i ing a machine gun to the Overseas forces, the call waa ed to bj all citizens. The meetln j was called to order 0} Chairman J. MacDonnld. Alter few short patriotic addreaset, tie list was circulated through the mwt ing and the amount was immediately subscribed for the purchase ot OM machine gun The citizens appoint ed a committee to handle the.fundt with the Militia department at Otta wa and the stand taken by the cttl zens was that this gun be recognized as a gift from the town of Frank to the Canadian herpes. SHOVV Onef of the incidents of the Dominion Day programme- to be staged at the Exhibition V sLiigKu "i- 'grounds tomorrow afternoon will bo a baby contest. Babies v from 4 to 12 months are clig- A ible. The show will take 'place on the platform in front 1MUW of. the grand stand, and judees will be three .competent lady judges. The winning baby will be presented with a fine silver mug, donated by R. A. Wright, with hfe or her name engraved thereon. NO LIKELIHOOD OF A AUa.. MORATORIUM June Jyamomon. Aiut.. o withstanding the demand! to certain quarters of 'fw a moratorium measure In there is nofmuch likelihood tMt ;