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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 22, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta MARKETS July whtat............. 168ft October July onti............... 6354 anJ warm VOLUME VIII. LETHBRIDGE, SATURDAY, MAY 22, 1915 NUMBER 137 VICTOR ISSUES PROCLAMATION TO-DAY WHERE BRITISH GAINED Op5 MEL13 NIB AIM Assailants Would be Shot in Germany, Says One Pap >er London, Hay tlic moment, the attacks on Lord Kitchener's hand- ling oi thc war o'fllce, led by Lord Northclifte's papers, have (lowed Uhcir issues. Tliesc attacks UUVp'KU liave been, followed an answering vollcv against Northcllffe. One important and responsible Lib- eral paper, the Manchester Guardian, 'aid raterday it was impossible for to escape responsibil- ity for failure to supply Sir John French with an adequate amount of jiieh explosive shells, and intimated illt eailv in the war, pressure was put on him to adopt some means of ncreasing the supply which unite recently has been adopted, and that he resisted. Northcllffe Persists Northclifte papers, which began the attacks onvLon! Kitchener, persists. The Evening News printing; an edi- torial' article finding fault with Kitchener's latest appeal for recruits witli the age limit up to x forty says "We said long ago that the people .of England know the tem- per of the country far hotter than Lord Kitchener, however great- his oniiitafy achievements in Egypt. The Evening Standard and bvenmg Globe which have been treading the rsamc path as the Northclitle papers, also join the chorus of condemnation, ily Chronicle says that upon Armed Man After Roche in Hotel Ottawa, Ont., May Walk- ett Richardson, charged with attempt- in" to break into Hon. Dr. Roche's apartment at the Roxborough last night, was suarciied in the cells, a re- volver which was'taken from the of- fice of the Dominion Kinross Co. some weoks aso, was found on his person. Richardson was remanded for] a week. Richardson was arrested last night when he was trying to force his way into Dr. Roche's apartment. The ele- vator isar. in the Roxborough apart- ment heard a noise in the corridor, and on investigation found Richardson prying at the door with a screw driver. He summoned the police. the map. SECOND AND THIRD CONTINGENTS_FIGHT London, May the Dardanelles, one of-the most signifi- cant reports js. the-dlapatoh from-Sir -ntiilv Chronic e says tnai, umn mut notice boards of the !an-Hamiltcin, commander-m-chief of appeared inscriptions such as the British-land forces at the Darda- appeam. p nelles, saying that the Australians uu'_" i_t.-i-t-.- i) Inc-o nf Tflflfi moil nn thft inonev on. Kitchener or and Germans' new ally, the Daily Mail." These are typical 01 others. Should be Shot The Daily Chronicle say; riitorial- lv .this morning "If tins country were Russia, Germany or Austria, .the scurrilous and mendacious attack on Lord Kitchener made in the Times and Daily Mail would have a swift sequel. Lord NorlhcliSe would have been taken out into a court yard and shot within 18 hours. That is not conjecture, but a statement ot lact If it were France or Italy, he would probably have been lynched within a shorter'interval and his premises at Carmelite street and printing house square gutted. These attacks on Lord Kitchener have been elsewhere most vigorously ----L ;1- would have inflicted a loss of 7000 men on the Turks. General Hamilton describes this as the Australian's revenge for the death of Brigadier-General W. T. Bridges, commander of the Australian forces on the Galiipoli peninsula, and states that only a few hundred men were lost in the attack. Allies Successful Special dispatches from Athens say recent reports of successes for the AWes have been confirmed. The Turks, however, still hold the summit of Krithla and Kojadero. answered. For the moment it as if London had 101 to .istic fteem ;tf> i' graver things in order meth- on of MAY ABANDON PRZEMSYL FORTRESS London, llghtint. south of Przemysl is so intense that in some quarters in London it is consider- ed possible that "strategy may dictate the abandonment of that last Russian official communication to readers is the reported cliack ture oi jjujmiciL -a--- the owner oi the Daily Mail and the is every reason to believe 'the Dallv Mail has made the mistake of its life in its attack on Lord says the Star, "for once it has failed to guago the feel- ing of thc man on the street. IHLY IN SM This map shows the British line before the advance'of one mile north P the lowest arrow is pointing. The snad'ed portion above of Fes uber wh uber where the owes arrow s sv the famous Neuve Chapelle advance, and the arrow, .higher up the cut indicate other recent attacks. The object is Lille at the right or AUSTRIAN PREMIER A Geneva telegram reports that Baron Burian von Rajecs, Austrc-Hungarian premier, has resigned, but Emperor Francis Joseph is said to have declined to iiccept his resignation. Populace is Envoy Refuses to De- stroy Italian Bridges "PENNY" LEE OF MEDICINE HAT KILLED Medicine Hat, Alta., May tain Parker received a telegram this afternoon, apprising him that "Penny' Lee of Medicine Hat had been killed in action at Langcmarck. At the Point of Bayonet, New Canadian Forces Put Germans to Flight in a Brilliant Charge "Inside of (10 days 'the people 61 Leth'bridge will know whether South- thern Alberta-is resting on a sea-of oil, or whether its oil fields are as cjry as thc sands ol the Sahara. These were the words of E. P. Howard, Calgary oil magnate, who along with Ira Segur, is financially interested in five out of the seven holes in the Lethbridgc oil fields. Messrs. Howard and Segur arc the pioneers in the Lethbzidge field. On g 7th 1914, the drill of the G.T. i- outfit was spudded. Since then the development of the field has been rap- id No less than seven wells are un- der way covering the country very thoroughly. Two more wells will be started in the next week and several more in the nest month. The rapid- ity with which the field has been .de- veloped 'is due in no small w-ay to the efforts of Ira Scgur.practical engineer, and E. P. Howard, financier. The following is a resume of the irogress in the field. The well of the Grand Trunk Paci- fic Development Co.; the pioneer well in the south, is now down 2200. feet. Ottawa, Ont., May has been received at .the Militia depart: ment that .the 3nd and 3rd brigades of the Canadian division were in anoth- er, engagement on Thursday and Fri- day. The; fight between the Canadians and .Germans occurred in an'orchard country.' The Canadians, it is charged" at the point of the bayonet Currie. and put the Germans to flight, captur- ing several machine guns. The Canadians, according to advices received, displayed splendid dash and spirit; No mention is made in 'the report of the number, of casualties sustained, but they probably were considerable. The Canadians in this fight, which occurred near Ypres, were commanded by Brigadier-General Mercer and Col. Rome, May Victor Emman- lel will issue today a proclamation to the Italian people stating that Italy bus been driven to war, anil appeal- llg for popular support for the gov- ernment's policy. Another royal pro- clamation will be addressed to the army and navy. No Actual -Although Italy and Austria-Hungary are virtually at war. no reports have been received thus far of actual hos- tilities. Italy Has Good Excuse Paris. May is considered that Austria's action in destroying bridges and cutting telegraph and telephone lines at Ponte Caffaro and Lodrn-- can be held to constitute a casus be making Italy free to open hostilities further diplomatic formali- a Ganlois dispatch from Consecrate War Rome. May via Paris, May Almost the entire population of Rome, except the aged and invalids, gather- ed this evening on Capitollne hill, where prince Colonna, the mayor, had invoked a solemn silting of the munici- pal council to consecrate, in the heart of the capital the new war. Will Be Forced Out Paris, .May von Buelow, German Ambassador at Rome, will not leave the Italian capital until com- pell edto ilo so. according to the Roma correspondent of the Petit Journal. Wave of Enthusiasm On the Italian frontier, via Chasso, Switzerland, to Paris, Mar 21, ll.Sn ties, says Turin. 1I1R tiWH7.erlllml, LU >'J tide of patriotic enthusiasm 1J.III.----Ji l.lllc Ul lull. i-J.-.- Is now carrying the entire nation with, it No where is the situation more im- posing than in the great northern towns of the kingdom. ___ TROOP TRAIN COLLIDES WITH TWO OTHERS IN HORRIBLE WRECK ured, when tnree irams laimueu occupants were able to gei cieai ui mo the "Caledonian railroad, at Gretna, wrcckase.'the express from LondoiTto .PIP this citv at 6 o'clock this them. "1" I Snected that many.ot the .Some of the victims were so_rnagl- E. P. Chapellow, Local Man, Killed in Action E P. Chappelow, well known as "The Count" "in Lethbridge, is the second local man to lay down his life n the Empire's cause. He is in to- day's list of casualties as killed in action, having evidently fallen in the engagements following Langemarck. "The Count" joined in Lethbridge in the abandonment or inai lornco.. jn soutn ;s now down zauu.ieei. Przemysl appears to be a dangerous Operations havc been delayed for 1.10 salient of the new Russian line. d b 250 [eet Oj nroken pipe. The most interesting feature of the The wen in 31-5-10 in Etrt- e wen in 31-5-10 in Etrt- konl started in February, and nQW 2100 feet o! field. Geologist Kem- er has president Devenish iliuiji pnci ima calitles it has been remarkable. cial coaches, with twai b field by neatly packed on tot cars ahead ot thousanlls moved slowly away I'ethhridgc people who witnessed their depot platform at the cheery departure last evening. When next the of every coach alive the cneer> H their heavy guns -iaces of the soldiers, wree thousano b H be booming away at lo- MAJ. WARRIN6TON KILLED Que., May A private cable received this morning announces that Major J. N. Warrington, vlce-presi- dsnt of the Montreal A.A.A. and one of the best known sports- men in Canada, has been killed in action. ill leumm