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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 30, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta BIG ATTRACTIONS AT RED CROSS CARNIVAL ON HAND JVOIAJME X, LKTIIHHIDCK. ALIiEKTA. SATURDAY, JliNlv 'M, 1917 NUMBER 170 CANADACELEBRAffi FIFHETH OF CONFEDERATION TOMORROW BULLETINS CRUISER SUNK Parlt, June an- nouncement was ma4e Last nlahl that the armored crultar Klebtr hill struck a mine etf Pelnt St.. Uaihku on Wednesday and sunk. Thrw officers and men weft loet- The Klebcr hail'come from Dakar, Africa, and ww on ltTi.llvinE conspicuously raised, education lacllltles have been greatly enlarged. "In all IheH and many other Incidents of Ihe, world's progress, Canada las more tban held her own. "All Ills li Impressive; but still more inspiring Is the thought that during the'half centurr-rwnlcli now draws lo a close. Canada uds come to a fuller Knowledge of her herilige End or the responalhlllly which It'entails, to a clear or conscIouEnoH of national purpose and to a flrnier'cohrldence In her destiny '.'The KreatME of any nation rests hi tho last analysis upon the charac! CT of ilj people' .as ciempllficd In Ibelr Ideas and by their capaclly for sacrifice and deirction In fulfllllnB Hie national purposes. ''Judged by this unfailing teat Canada stands unassalled before Ihe world In IS65 the year before our Confederation was..Lorn; Prussia snatched fron Austria the he'iemony of the German states and look her first step along tho awful path led her to the relonllcss which she forced upon humanity ago. Her challenge to civilization'and human freedon Is being answered beyond the seas by lilo free democracies ol the worlc _ FffL ,Tl I- 1 v .VaMp drew the; quays where lien were on-hand'lo greet liem, vr. A1 wild welcome was shrieked by whistles of. crati: In the' harbor and La. France" andj'Vlie come from every throat.In tlie crowd which was thickly-'-dotted vari-colored uniforms' of. French- soldiers- and sall- on the warships "werS1 playing-' Spangled and "The as the, American'colors were hoisted. (own soon took on a holiday ap- before the day was over pf-American flags were flying along :'wltri the Iri-color of France over-1 public buildings and private Delegations of American army of- 1 fleers' from Paris and American naval men from elsewhere were jiresenl wllh ryrp.nch military men of high rank from Ihe Kre.nch navy to receive the new fight-. Ing'.fdrc'clfof Alei. Primrose of for- merly of Taber, who has. been on the staff of. Ibe -post offlM'iere for the ps'sl'.'couBle'ib! rfrs, beta, ip- pbloled S'lce A. H. McKeown .resigned. ap- pointment takes'cffect on July 1st. If! J: .Hunt- hat" been' tcllng Kgent- at this reaignal CotuciuenL with Hie Inauguration 6t Drazil's naval operations, arplan for protecting, her merchant ship's In their voyages lo allied ports with frozen meats and other foodstuffs has'beeo put Into effect. Whether llrazil will In- action.by a formal, declaration of war. is not known bcre and by some of- ficials sncli action IB regarded as doubtful because the govcrn.menl at Hio DC Janeiro is inclined lo regard Its action rather defensive than ag- gressive.. For.the present it Is hclicved Bra- zil's pail will te slio.conlribulcs lo the safely' of the soulhcrn seas and to Ihe moT'emcnt. Among them fjinada has worthily-taken her-place and. proudly bo.-ae he part. Thus woiild they liav'e wished It who In 1S67 laid thc.IounilaUon o liberties. Let na with resolute spirit so maintain.our purpose and our effor that in this greatest chapter of humanity's striving anil, triumph, I shall be recorded ofrCanada Uinl, as at He flrBt sbp never hesilatc'd, so to th end t I ithin Past Week tlie British Adnnced Mile on a Four-Mile JYont :ind Have Alromt Surrounded Have Played Magnificent Part in the Big Drive for this City. GERMANS BITTERLY. ATTACK OX VERDUN FRONT BUT Russians are Active Again at iVthbrldge ii' partlcniifij; -beary during Ihe past couple' of werehs 'ng to Ihe demand- for by bose visit; the: ..United Stales. The rash-hii .oday lo meet the n'e.edaV" of those K-ishing to go on the .0 'Glacier Pmrk citizens jn the afe.oi-mili- ,ary age' require a f, mmm EXPRESS ill Berlin; activ- ity in' uyi todijrX -GtSnTrT'efrkjid inili- ittjcloV-' are Intended.; fire, the German general ttaff report bt'e.ri. maintained from the Leniberg-drpdy ral-way to the south of'Brzeia'ny. London, June series of strongly organized dcfenslrc systems on both banks of the Spucbez, cover- DK Lens, has been captured Ibe llrillsb, U was announced officially .oday. In their receni-wperattomrlht Ilrillsh have advanced more than a mile on a front of-tour ulles-about Leus. Official StitenwnL The annouucemeut follows: "Ad- ditional Information now available coufirmb the success of our recent operations near Lens. Tbe British captured prisoners and machine guus, already reported, an iuportiut; ad- vance has been made on a lolal front of about four miles to a depth of over mile. As a result of our attacks the eries of strongly oTganlzed.dcfensive ystems on both banks of. Ihe 'river ouchez, covering the-'town .of; as been captured. Our troops haie alnert Ihe whole of their, objecllvei r] each occasion irltlv.slight loss, bile Inflicting considerable .casusl- [es on the enemy. "Positions .of greatyatrength. and actical and stralecic--rimp6rtap'ce lius fussed into WasLrepulsedl dur ng Ihe T-.T jburt." There no of "'The Herald on1 Monday ntrt, Jutj? 2, which it: being celebrated Do- mlrilen Day. will be DECORATED Militan- Medal For Artillerymen Who T.ethbrjdge artillcrynien. have done ,escelleiil aerrlce hi the fighting on the vest front, find a. number of them have ..bf en mentioned In dlspitclwi rtcalyed. :Be- the' officers who nare recelred epetlai dUUnctlon, the following aw'ardi- hairfl' been 'made recently for good iwqrk'Jn .the spring offensive. On May. :1 the milltan medal to (lun Ttir-ffV, Wrigbl and T Conner F. S. .26tb, the Rowell Visits Bordeii W Ottawa And Announcenient Expectcd-SoOB Oltam'ir June Jounul- Prcsfl says: "The arrival- of Flo well, leader of the Ontario, virho ITI Ihe >egter day, and IKe (iCL conference with the pr.mc mtnlaler at home, has theol-y regarding the farAiiilon tLA gprernmenl. "IL ts taken for granted lhal Ihc for- matior, of such a announced shortly "after; ttUs ;ConsCTlp- llon hill Ihe hobw. "The belief is that ft will .include Liberals frdm :outaWe as well as Liberals fn bonse who sup- porlerl Ury (p (Wn'ricr.B. W. Xfeeres Moore. rBt. -roentkjiicd two men- aro ..S'Sll Baftery: Gunnsr Wright Tec relied ind has re- tho 39lh since enllst- recruited vtth the' 37th of .Winnipeg. and came lo when that 'unit was mado MEDICAL-MAN .Toronto, June mine of fxrah Charles 01- awa. Is lo be struck off the mwlktl of the Onlirla.: Medical council. It waa decided at the leHlorii of tbat body ftittMtfi. TSd on ]R the outoonte of :reyaUttoiis ;ln he courts at MO in a case'of alteled Was Success But None of Prom- inent Were In-: jured In Slightest Toronto, June Canadian Northern Express from Ollawa. was derailed near Th'urlow, live miles cast of 'Ite.ll'crlllc at 3.35 tills morning. Some damage to rolling stock resull: ed and-the'scene was one ot pjctur: csquo dcslrucllpn, but nobody suffer- ed Ibe smallest Injury. Sir William' .MacKeiitie. preildenl of Ihe railway, in his private on the rear of Ihc train, bul'hls sleep was .not disturbed. The Iraln carried n large number of irlbcr promfncnl- including William Welcbel. I.f.'U. Morphy, Col. Hugh Clarl; nnrt B. N. Lewis, members of parllaraenl; Sir Jolin "Ainl, K. R- Z.-A..Lash of Toronto, Tho ilfirnllniciit-was' caused by'an open awlfah and it was the oplDlon'pf :liose whp'vciamlned Ihe (here attempt to wreck .he trajti. Is said. It. Wood; "lhat U was deliberate.'.' The swllch lock was broken off wllh a'Slonc and carried away, and stones were placed belween Ihe rails ol the switch to ensure It slaying open. Gain For Sifton Opponents Lose -Their Deposits Lloj-d-Gcorge Strs Germuiy's Great Victory of Canadians (By the Canadian Overseu CanadUu Headquarters la Friday. June 29. vli London. -rSncceesy unexpectedly great and -at In casualties Ur lese thin In some recent unimportant enRacADMiiU, has attended ine drire o[ (be Cana- dians along the vaJler of the Soacbea toward Lens during tie patt week. The tain of ground Is greater than Jn an? action since Ihe capture ol Vhay Ridge, and the land restored to Includes some of her uaoet productive euul iuiues. Coucelte, aodj almost all of. Avion, are firmly held.' and 011 that part of Ihe plain of Yfmy, where, a week MO, DO one cooM. show .himself abcvc tlic Lop of thft Lrcncbes without drawing the ot snipers and machine a min can' now walk In the open, erect and unper- turbed. TMs result has been obtained' Tiy r that intimate between.' the infantry and artillery 'of the which done iriye the CabadlaEB an hbccrmble Btiie'y t th'c frohlr -The Fplrhdld :nhTBleal 7 _ repylsedl duT: f ouQkkin of la, lha T (Tf as7 well v has. been'.oi ImpprtADce. t. "..ThVlaUer' IJTO. ire members of.lho Sftth Sletres re-' with the 39lh knrt went over wllh the (Irsl draft, loin log 20th In. England. Driver CBno to lhe.201h bv draft., junp 3fo, via -A Tae .war 6 (nee that tirt lUHan adTflnce werd nl.ht froni.Vn-. tlte on. the front Irelow Trtiil, owlns.lp' prokrnicd 1 ON ITALIAN FRONT. Home, .June artillery -frugjlc wan fairly active yesterday on tho whole sVys today's of- TCSCG River, A. lac, Liberal, of Grand Prairie, wllh 26 oils oul of 45 heard from ;has a ma- orlly of SJ9 over H. Minchln, Con- crvatlve, of and L. H. of Lake laskalobn In the deferred election for his provincial constituency. I't'Is believed lhat when all polls are eported Mr. Rae's majority will bo artninnVllOO. Both the. Conservative and independent candidates lose their .Dy.'elecling their candidate the Lib- erals'win back the seal from Ihe Con- cerva'llvfcs who carried JC.four years Dundee, hive driven he great >riny" of Germany under- round.'VsBidi Premier Lloyd George n a speech .todiy. .tlio army Is driven lo Ihcse UcLlcs, he bfgmnlnB .of L the cod, H means lial we aTc.nbundlns a scnsR orAn- 'criorlty inlo -every pore, of llie Ger- maTi.'mliltary mind. As-long as" the. PruBBlans liave'.the Idea of superior- ity In (lielr minds, Europe will not be H deceit place people to live. In .iviirbc'easlcr after this.1-'' Pruaslanlsni, said .Mr. Lloyd George, has many, virtues, Imt the sense of liunJiliEy has never been among The premier adricd'lhHl Pnisalanlsm Beri man' i eral e 500 melres fn length on the' sloiie-'of Hill 304, dUD, was also statement reports.' '''Vi Attack on Vtrdun FrOTt.-. Paris, June their violent attack on .the Verdaii Irani wesl-of Dead Mia Hill, the-'war office: :'annpunceii-, Picked'German troops.advanced on a seclor of one and three-fouHhs mllee and were almost annihilated by vibe French.' Germans penetrated1 tbe first French line over the tacked, but were driven out' eicept- Ing'bn The western" aiope ;oi Man iiiu. -.The French made a 'counter 'al'tack west of Hill and took'back' moat of the Irencbes lost Thursday. vOn tbe Aisne front Germans attack- ed-, northeast -of emvuijrlvf burning liquid. They occupied' (he salient after defenses had-been lerl lied by shell lire, but were repulscC 'sewhcre. I Is Uc llaughl Ih'e Mr. :that if liefwvertimenl-'would resorl lo Ihe lichequer In ordejXiiat Ihe price of ircad should be ivilhiii the compass if of tne'peoide. ficial' announcement. "Encniy aylaioio great :utioc of birth In an Ottawa hoeiHtil. end activity In .the evening. They -were offcclhcly by our anil >lr- baderies." aM S by1. lUIUns illll erKl HELP OSS BY 4ITJjJMiS CARNIVAL There will be rotklnf 'to e'njormertl'ol riaj- of splendid enter- tainment at the. on Monday; Dominion Day, ?srt for UK Heil.fJWi, cornlnlllee'ln cbarne of tho celebration hayo' CTerylhlng In Ait It nerted'to nfaM the diiy lor iiml loss without Mjhig ntreel or serrlce hB9 bpin1 ior, IfimilB, ami bill pt enlerialnmtnL Is an atlnctlre, ,j T'' The ttftiit and Ihe same nt danclnf wilt be. In profrts! In ttifmaln exhibition hall all afternoon and children lOc, Hp.ndaome ilI.eTenta. Be on hand' for the hie lime, nnd help .lo booni lions Ihn.ftW.CroM.wrirk. L wag so badly wounded' at the battle of SI who was awarded the wired today, that ne 'has' landed In Halifax on his wa> has been 111 in Rnclaiid fo irianynionlhs, nnd Is nifniiA R' leg. He will.'slay In Toronto.for some time yet v. SUPPORT ITALIAN OOVERNMEN'i _ IH_- FLOUR PRICES Sask'aioon', June has tie dined )1 a barrel here In Ihe past two days. BROUGHT IN _ June 2D. The captain and crow of 12 men of the Norwegian, steamer Borland, submar- ined off UBlianf, faboul 150 miles off Ihe coasl'of France) were brought In to Ihls pprl yesterday. .'Capl.aln JoHn Klllngson. master o. Ihc his men were En open' boats.nfrie'hbars- No one was Injured. British Empire 420 DCCTVUCS' U .-jfj U. S. Railroads fied With Nomirul Increase .In Washington, June Honic, June of 1 voted 217 (o 28 to cv tend support lo the government (or another provisionally. -..The; vote Indicate! the strpnrejl support' for Bosclll mlplslrr'.': MARKETS 'Irack wheat Lfttal ert< ,i, (tax JU in ll'i to lasllliii.'pBblir.hed: JoaepliV Robtnfton, S.uiiel B. L. Huckabee, R. I- Irti' Zllllner, Albert EroMt Jones, state commerce commission has dented of the railroads of United Stales for a of 15 per cent. In In.lts dt- cjslon the wIllInjneBS lo IncrniefcUai' ratea In the .eastern 'district' approximately'. 14 liar'cenl. Since abpiiti orie-fou'rthibf Hie freight handled li, moved: tinder class, rflles, the decision 'rfrfaally .al- lows caitern lines aboaV 4 per .cent. ncrease in gross frelgbt revenye. In- sought In on coal, coke and Iron will be granted, The commission found, as a result .of cilended hearings, that carriers ien- Mnlly showed aubalanllaj 4nd (ntreai- af financial proiperl.iy and thai they tad ample resources whh whlcli to conduct IJttle sympathy was given the ar'- Euraenis of Ihe roads that were Ihe ylcllml of war the. CDmrtls- slon holding lhat carriers hpVe prtnt- ert by Ihe London, June final raiort of the census o! Ihe British empire, wblch was iaken in Itll, and which has just been Ipaued, shows loial pppnlatlon of of wtll-'h were In Ifliiui an4 <15 In'the United KiBidoai I Britain and Ireland-. The population of Ireland i to decrease. Franca U there has been a reaiarkmbta' IUI, in growth 'of the poimlaUoM'ol MOT- way and Scotland. aemiany shows the hfjrbnitraaU o< fncrease In the.Arilv-. Ish empire, abnormal a're. shown' In'Canada acd land. In all British coontles births hi the. 10 Intercensal deaths, yet'In sir, London, CnmiWr- land, Westmbrelaad, Cirdlian, Ibd- nor and Montgomery'. Ihe popnrftuon: decreased stowln't the. losses jratlon. As a consequence, If Is of .wliful mlc-statement of ace, the num-. of wumEB In the groups Z1-J5. dlsproporUowitelT Mfh'. There Is a' striking taen .lch- i 'j Fair wrVri .itmpe'r-j'. '_ Savii _____ Orady Arnold, CllH6ftl F. tllnckiey Rbbert W A. 3teV Charles F. Head .4 n _'__J El n F H Albert Ml he report aaya Is. largely'to-nov Odessa, June rla ocal council of workmen is appar- ently alarmed at Iho threatened