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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 6, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta WEATHER Hlah Low Fine and warm "LETHGRIDGE, ALBERTA, JHREE Italian Frontier Strongly Armies Two More British Boats are Sunk Berlin, Hay 6, via London, G.55 a.m. pessimistic view ot the Italian situation is taken by the semi-official Lokal Anzeiger. In its evening edition it reports that negotiations between Vienna and Rome have reached a de- cisive point. Preparing for War On the Italian Frontier, May a, via Paris, May 6, 12 p.m.-At the sarae time that negotiations between Italy and Austria are being continued, Italy's military preparations are be- ing completed with as much enerjr-- 111 ILJtIV. U1U have been called to the colons ,and art niiiUary leaves of absence have Deen suspended. Frontier Fortified The frontier of. Italy on the Aus- 'tvian side has been strongly forlitietl, all passes are protected with entrench- ments ami 'Wire entanglements con- crete has teen used'in .a-iiuuiber iha .erection of barricades cifetne protection' the soldiers. Defence of Venice measures have been adopt- Jlfor the defence of Venice, and the art treasiires'in the city.. Naval auth- orities are of the opinion that lone range guns of large calibre are suf. .ticient to prevent any 'hostile fleet from bombarding the city, out attack from aeroplanes is feared. To afford protection against the onslaughts of aviators, anti-airship suns have been set IIP at several points, around the city and It is believed they will be Sclent to protect Venice from as- London, May trawler Stratton of Grimsby was sunk in the North Sea yesterday by the gunfire of a German submarine. The crew was taken en board the submarine. LIEUT. COL. R. L. BOYLE Who commanded the 10th battalion in assault upon a wooi BRIG. GEN. TURNER Who commanded the heroic Third Highland Brigade. SCHOONER SUNK London, May schooner Earl of Latham was sunk by a German submarine off Kinsale, on the Irish coast. The crew was permitted to take to the small boats and was rescued by a traw- ler. The submarine fired nine shells at the schooner before she sank. He Alberta officer, and well-known in .Lethbnage. on to the troops concen trat'edTn-'the Austrian frontier, an other Italian army has been brought together In the vicinity of Brmdisi on the Adriatic. This concentration uTerpreted a sign that Italy fore- sees the .possibility of action in the near future. RUSSIANS CLAIM AUSTRIANJDEFEAT London, via Paris, May 6.-The Tribune de Geneve has receive! a dis. patch from Vienna, saying that the desperate effort., of an Austro-German ,rmy of men to break through the Russian centre at Gorlic. has Mud. The losses have been heavy, and the, Austro-German forces were com- pelled to retreat to the west of Neu Sandeo. Chinese Cities are .Undisturbed-Jap Barracks at Hankow Prepare for Civ- ilians are Leaving China BRIG. GEN. MERCER Who led counter attacks on tin Germans with Ontario first and fourtl WILL CEASE assistance is to be given, ao- conUBg to the mtoimation given out This action was somewhat unev- BeJted as it was understood that the relief to be carried tlnoush until the end of June Farmers claim that it is absolutely necessary they skouli get more feed for stock ev the, crnnot do Iheir summer fallowing without and hay, and they are unable to supply this account of refusal of credit at the iianlta and stores. Raymond Liberals Will Meet Friday Fernie, B'.C., May to the The 'official, Co.. Vm M. Davis of Vancouver tc-'Feniie, lentloned in these dispatches yes- was of short duration. He eturned to Vancouver this morning. The new Kootenay. battalion is deslg- mted as the 54th Kootenay, and ain ft. G. Moffatt-ot the 107th Itegi- inent has hcen commissioned to ralsa .he Fernie contingent of the new bat- The apportionment of the recruits is as follows: Fernie, 200; Cranorook and Nelson, 250 each, and the remaind- er of the 1100 to he divided between the Boundary, Revelstoke, Golden, and other outlying districts. Nelson has one hundred men on the rolls, with Lieut. W. Garland Foster, iftLB editor of the Nelson News, in charge. Captain Davies-of Cranbrook has charge at Cranbrook, and Col.llc- Kay of the 107th Regiment will assist in the organization oE the battalion, most of the members of which regi- ment will be included in the new-or- the 107th will be 8iven preference over others in the o4th, and several of them, including Captain Moffatt and Major C. Hnngerford Pol- len of Cranbrook have already offered is "til" first all-local organiza- tion to be raised in this district and Captain Stalker stated to the Herald representative that he had no doubt about the full -number asked for in Pernie offerins themselves _ The fact that over forty of Fernie s overseas volunteers have been _unao- att hopes to have his contingent read, Jor orders on record-bresking tiine._ Drilling ot the new recr.ults will he gin here as soon as. a sufficient num bar are enrcrtled, Wilson is Again President of the Mining Institute At the annual election of the n.cetmg of the Kock> Mountain branch oi the L MAN IS DEAD Wealthy Rancher is Shot in Dispute Over School Lyons Here to _ .i .1 A Board Affairs-Assailaht is Charged With Murder-Victim Was Well Known Macleod-Alta., May methods in settling a dis pute over school matter, at Pearce, Suited last .night in the shooting ana fatally wounding of John Zoedema, wealthy B.S Coxon p m.-The ultimatum of Japan to China reached the it probably w.. Panted ,o th. Chinese oovern- May 5 Hankow via Pckin, May 5-The Japanese barracks here have been pre- C1VIUANS FLEE _ was reaped by the e bankers and railway "f? thV cltv. AH clawes of Chin- icials now hav left the W mol.ltlna ffany 3 AHhou.h the native, are perturbed, the city Mukden, while SWEEPENEMY FROM AgATIC SHORES Await Fulfillment of Death Sentence Two More Alberta Men are Wounded Calgarv, Mav ti -Aiut-ita casualty inthe latest list are-Private Alex Harris, Carlbtadr, Ylberta wounded with 16th Battalion and Private Joseph Kubanak, of Waw LaUs, Ai bcrp. wounded with the second nat- Danaerou.ly III Ottawa, out. Mai rancher of Pearce. B.S been taken .ntocustoy aay he man to have done the; been taken .ntocustoy the Mounted Police. -Zo.dema died of his wounds at 12 o clock today noon, at which Coxson and son of COX.OH had 'trouble with altercation. became s C'oxson invited Zoeema o mee About 7 o'clock Zoedema was found .on the t a elranae m with supposed immediately laid against Coxson, f Hi. wound, this morning, and a He will come up snortiy n H H, was owner of the Pearce The recent order issued from Otta- wa that grain shipments for export from Canada through the United States would be prohibited except un- der certain conditions, will not affect Lethbndge millers to any great extent as they have very little stuff for ..ex port this vear What may .happen to the Raymond, May 6 removal Tom I bo district of tho pro- ndent o! the local Ubiswl Son? a meeting ofl.lieralsh to ho held tomorrow evening (Ftidai) c Co statedthis CokeSCo was re-elected president, I that they had absolutely no and John'Sterling, inspector ot mines' nort Btllpments this year ,iv.rt.a re-p.lected secretarj Manaier Green of the Ellison Mill to lect ucwssor A a FUtccaavi ,m Sl'p has promised to attend 'Hie for election of a new president While local Liberals are itrongly op posed to dividing ths people on poli- tical issuci during the war, tics Jonn BWJIIIIIS, (or Alberta, reflected secretar The vice-president elected tor Leth- bridge district was Hobt Livingstone Twenty-live members ol the institute fiom Alberta and eastern Britibh Co- lumbia, attended thf session ywtw- dav In tin1 nioinmg session J Stevenson 01 N'o 6, Lethbridgo read a paper on clectuc lamps lor miners, Aspmall, district inspector, ol .nines, read papet on the recent nre at -VSllowlicad Rasa, at the after- noon session i The delegates are inbpectmif the Manager Green of ing Co, said that the orHer would Ine that the orer wou 18iaiou, affect his company, as practically the count> option till. omV grain export trade he had the United States was gram for seea RE ELECTION YET Ottaw.i. May "-The cabinet-coun- cj did not have a meeting .this roorn- me hut will be in session this after o rpPflTtl t( the murder oi Brakcman Koy in and sentenced to he hanged at. _ tl-bndge on July 20th, was brought to" the citv jcstcrdal afternoon anil taken out to the g-iol to await the [Ulfillment of his death sentence. It s thought hj legal men that the ministef OL justice dt Ottawa will favorably consider the recommenda- tion lor mercy from the jury and that the sentence, may be commuted to hie imprisonment C C liev uutn o' Calgary, is taking the matter up uith the Otta- wa authorities In the meantime, Ljons is bearing up under the burden of his, death sentanct m the hope that he ma> never reach the gallows. Twenty-five Men Will Go East with Lieut-Col. Stewart Ui is in Calgary this Conrtantinople, May 5, via wireless to Berlin and London, May 6, 7.69 l.m. following official statement re- garding the operations in the nelies was issued this afternoon by the Turkish War Office: The unfavorable situation of the enemy in the Dardanelles remains un. chanjed. Report, from garding the occupation of Gllllpoll and Nagara by landing forces an un. Galhpoli peninsula 1. our disposal for military move- ..Th. enemy holds only two mis on the ooast, 8edd-el-B.hr Ar-Burau, thank, to the cwrtant tir- ng of our ships The en.my to maks th. TurkJ of our enemi.s." Satisfactory Progrsis ,London, May 6, 4.20 ations In the Durdanelle. jr. being Should Mayor Hardie be one ol the 26 mavors of Canadian cities to meet premier Borden at Ottawa, on the question of the unemployed in the Dominion, it is altogether likely that will upon the. government at Capt :rs battcr} ol the 7th Brigade tv five men arc needed, seven ol Premier ta I U0J who for mayor s via London, May 6-The Austrian advance contm- noon an an "Hi ot; m. An announcement in regard to ouncement in regar pase a not expected, all go ea r... H Tilth Col an election is iiuu as Premier Borden will not be m at tendance. Sir Robert is s'-" fined to his residence by a disposition. still' con- Recruiting slight in pleted "DRYS" DEFEATED Sm-lngfieM 111., May "drys" sufferedla stinging defeat in the State Senate today, when that -body; prac tically killed all pending "dry" leg s lataion, with the exception of at Ottawa, that he con ,ble to take the nwt- aljth uatiui.) itn Magr-ith the new recruits is ex- -i. reprints Ing purposes MAN t l dStine the war, thcj mine rescue station a o ta prepared for a sudden clcc- I The next meeting will be held at Ed iion, 'monlon BENEATH TRAIN Medicine Hat. Alta, 6-B B Everall, lolal train clerk of the C P R, austaincd iarlous Injuries early yes- terdav mornanE, when he feu between tho wheels H a moving _rrolght_ train rJ here Mis skull 1 bis lelt f4ot crushed. KINO'S ANNIVERSARY Today May 6, is the sixth an- niversary of the ascension to the throne of King George. of Englaud The King is allow ing no festivities to mark the occasion. D.LHoward Now Telegraph Supt 11 provincial ov uumnnvmi aro u j here, has been appointed super intend- of teleiraphs for the Alberta di- He ins been a resident oi vision line. vnio to put it through Incidci would furnish considerable the unemployed. e n Hat for tfto vcars and has on Crows Nest MEIGHEN DECLINED NOMINATION Neepawo, Man, Mav Ar- thur MelBlien was offered the nomina- on for the new Federal constituency of Neepawn but declined. H.; A. Dav- idsoa Ifaa the candidate chosen. northwest 10 inu le farmers thc struggle now raging entally it ff LKion of the Wai .mountains work for to the south fl T.inow. i__, Certified thlS wnith tower to me j The RuBBiwib fottlfied th? OTTAWA DOCTOR DIES Ottawa, Ont, May private cable received last ntent announces the death of Major W P. Dillon, MD of Ottawa, at No S Canadian General hospital in France, with which corps he went to the front Dr. Ditton was a prominent local 'practitioner before going abroad on active service by their artillery. A V.IUoe Olitrlet The Mairath School District No. 020 has been declared to fce school district. ;