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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 25, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta nth h July oatt High Low Forecast: ALBERTA. TUESDAY, MAY mm WIN wsKiiflsH m Ottawa, Ont, May show- in- the casualties among tho Canad- ians who took part in the attack upon a German-held orchard at Festubert on Thursday and Friday last have been further revised this morning. In a cable received here the total casualties in tlie fight are placed at iOO. with CO wounded and 10. list The inclusion of 102 in the cate gory Is taken to indicate that in the counter attacks made by the Germans shortly after the position was cap. lured a number of Canadians were cu, off ami taken prisoners. So far as information received hero is concerned, there were three s.icces- sho counter'attacks, (lie first being targe numbers. All are said to have ailed Several officers are included in the casualties, hut the .tones are not given out. ly three were placed on the missing Local ANOTHER TREATY SIGNED Pekin, May new treaty between China and Japan was signed at three o'clock today. This practically assures a lasting peace between the two countries. Interne Germans on Vancouver Isle Vancouver, B.C., May 25.-Over 300 Austrians and Germans from the min- ing districts of Vancouver Island are being interned today. in Mine at Warner Warner, May SoVHarry Aspey, a Lethbridge miner who had come here oiilv this afternoon to start wort, was instantly killed in a cave-m in the Warner mine last night. An in- quest is being held. Harry Aspey left Lethbridge yeslerdav morning. He was a resi- dent of and lonnedj worked in No. B mine. He was 29 vrars of age and unmarried. He had no relatives in the city, his parents living in England. He came to Le.h- bridge four fears ago. He worked m No 6 in 1913 and had been working at Taber for the past two years inches of rain have as recorded at the experimental [arm 1SNofsince'T900 has there been a Jjte- i 27 Tho rainfall this month has been ecuallv as large over almost th Sc Uthern part of the province in this district, and in some lo- olities much heavier. The recen weather conditions have been mos ideal for the growing of crops. IStl SI1MJV nvru- TURK TRANSPORTS Rome, May 23. via Paris.-Official announcement was made by the Vva Office today that Italian forces had penetrated Austria, occupying Capor- etto the helsht between Judnioa and isonzo. and the towns of Cormons, Cervignagna and Ambassadors Leave Rome, May von Macchio Austrian Ambassador to Italy, alia Prince von Schoenbere-Hartenstein, Ambassador to tlie Vatican, with their staffs, left for Vienna aboard a spe- cial train ata S o'clock tonight. 1 hey wereaccompanied to the railroad sta- tion hv Ccunt Pinanza. Spanish Ambas- si'to the Vatican. .There was a large crowd at the station, but no de- monstration. Prince von Buelow, German AmDab- the German minister to the Vatican, their staffs, left for Berlin at 30 n.m. They were followed tifteen minutes later by the Bavarian minis- tera to the Quarinal and the Vatican, and their staffs. Austrian Warship Sighted Home. May Italian Minis- ter of Marine has given out. an an. nouncement, reading: "Steamer arriving at Barletta re- ports that while passing near the pro- monotory at Gargano, at mion'S-it last, night, she sighted an Austrian war- ship with a heavy list. It was escort, ed by four torpedo hosts." Austrian Barracks Blown Up Verona, Italy. May 23.-An Austrian barracks in Rovereto, a town in the Tyrol, with Austrian inhabi- tants, has been blown up. London, May details of the exploits of submarine E-14 are contained in a dispatch to the Daily merged torpedo tubes under the rocky shores of the straits. She had eight torpedoes on board, not one of which was wasted. Two torpedo boats fell victims to her unerring aim, and a larse collier was also sunk. "Above all, no fewer than five trans- bottom. Of the transports, two wertf carrying a considerable number of Turkish troops. "Other British submarines are act- ..P ITALY'S WAR DECLARATION Amsterdam, May May 34, 2.05 a.m.-A dispatch from j c Kalian ambassador govcmment of the. King, firm- "The E-14 ran many risks, not onl from mines, but had" also to run the ports were torpedoed and sent to the in the west, General French re- ports that the Germans, by the use of asphyxiating suc- ceeded In penetrating the British lines at two pqintl, but he claims that some of the trenches lost as the result .of these tactics were regained in the subsequent fight- ing. "The contest is still raging. Western Mayors Reach Ottawa Ottawa, nt., May ULlilwit, mayors are here today, previous to in- terviewing the government on the un- employed question. The conference with Sir Robert Borden wfll not take place till Thursday. V 'Many Citizens and School Children Celebrate Victoria Day with Patriotic Fervor TURKISH ATTACKS Paris, May recent at- tacks by the Turks on the Galli- poli Peninsula, have been repuls- eci by the Allies, who have been reinforced, and have taken the of- ifehiive, says a Havas Agency dis- patch from Athens. ,ing the Turks afternoon Sister! tlie 'following declaration oi j in Us duty toi take: against events impose it ior the fulf.ll- wilii the orders oi I of national aspirations. His Majesty the KinR, august c Russians Resume the Offensive, Endangering German Retreat petrograd, Jlay 35.-The German phalanx, which was to have driven like a bettering ram through the whole of Galicia, has come to a stop on the River San. Its head is on the right hank and its base on the left, but the Russians have retaken a vil- lage at the apex of the phalanx, and while the Germans still hold the cen- tre on the San, the Russians to the norths on "p- bor left bank of the river German communications. the King declares I hat considers himself Irom now ii" a state ot war with AuEtria-Hun- K minister rf the honor to inke known at the same time to-his foreign minister, that be placed this .very nosal of the imperial and royal ambassador at Rome, and i.he.will be obliged to his excellency.' IU1111 jif he will kindly have his .passports "'Signed, AVARNA." his excellency, me Austria-Hungary, .the .following -ueciaiaiioii been made from the fourth of this month to the im- perial and royal government ot tne grave motives; for which.Italy, conn- Over 400 Here Anxious to Fight for Native Country There are in Lethbridge about 400 Italians who are ready'1 and anxious to fiehtr-for the motherland as soon as the call comes. The Italians are nothing if not patriotic, and although there was no demonstration on the news iof Italy's declaration of.war as occurred in many Canadian cities, the local Italians are ready to hght when ss ports, led nEt LLCclUV vii tria-Hungary, whic ITALIANS OF FERNIE CHEER NEWS OF WAR threatening Brisco, heen workin the Great by the Cadel, Battalion loo B and serenaded hy the mingled is of live bands, several bundled ,1 children paraded from Central ,1 to Oalt Gardens where Vic- Dav was celebrated with true t ong rows of childish eand faces shone with plea I bands, which added greatly imilUO, ii 'H'l and excite- banus, Itheiuccess of the demonstration their livclv music were the Citizens' Band Minors' Rand, Kilties' Band Fife and Drum Band and the Cadet, na jurum BU.IC Band. Bach tried to outdo next and with the five playing at oio time five dilferent tunes, there hy citizens who caught the spirit of the day as the procession swept past, Ine ba- llots particularly were the subiect of nuch admiring comment. They show- ed the bearing and precision that only comes hv long and systematic drill, stoat crowd was already assemb- _ 4.hi> nroces- eu ny vjmi'.i.iii ion by the Citizens' Band followed. The children shouted with joy when t was announced that the-y should sine and accompanied by the Miners' Band they fairly irowned the music The Miners 3and rendered a patriotic medley verv acceptably. The-Fife and Djnm Band and the Kilties were cheered to the echo. Mr. Conybeare's Speech Mr Conybeare's address on 'Imper- ialism was unfortunately cut short by the rnin, but it was none the less ap- preciated. He said in part: "We arc today celebrating Umpire Day a day .which has a deeper mean- ing than ever before. Grown up peo- ple will''better understand the crisis which the Empire now faces. children arc the coming generation danger to the Germans is greatest .to the north where they are KsiS iGeorge.B. Thompson. A have taken several villages west of General Von Mackenzen, to save the centre, has had to weaken the wings by detaching reinforcements in- tended for southern Poland. Russian, who has ig of ce ioi ng on the section gan Northern railway- her jreat IMHUIICLU or three vcars, yesterday alter- parlors 01 George U, jmrnipDuu. verdict, o accidental death was returned wijh a rider exonerating the Great Northern railway Irom blame in the matter. The man's death was the result of a verv peculiar accident. The section J 4-j-. TTArnie the men of today are laying down their lives that the coming gen- eration may have a grander and bet- ''Woday' from the four corners of1 the earth British hearts are DRIVES OFF! AiOJS FID Warner, May 21.-Numerous com- rans; was returning to the Fernie yards, and when crossing a new side- walk constructed across the track near the south end of the Ions trestle work approaching the1 river bridue, the gas driven car struck a voung as she -was trying to get out Of the way, throwing her down but not injuring her seriously. Bris- co who was riding on the front of the car lost his balance in some way, I fallinir off the car, which ran over him inflicting injuries from which he died'in a short time. The little girl, Rose Mlirry hy name, and six years old, had been playing on the newly made sidewalk with some oth- er children, and seems to have be- come confused and was struck by the Vlie crossing, it seems, had been made hy order of Provincial Road ed to go to the front, said "I hold- a.lieutenancy in the Italian army and T will as soon as -the Italian gov- ernment calls for the reservists The government sent out some, time-ago word that reservists and others were not needed at present and not to go back until further orders were given. About three hundred of the Italians in the citv are from the province of Istria, surrounding Trieste, which s under Austrian rule. They are Ital- ians at more Earner, May com-; plaints have been received lately hy Qr ?onscllt, boing given by-the mounted police Irom A earth liritisn nearbt, O.LV oupeiiiii'tuviviiv orders or consent being given by-the down cncit iivua T.nn inouiiLun railwav officials, and had just heen oration may have a grander and c llorses an'd cattle have myster- compicled. .disappeared, from their range, anil a case was aired in the local jo- lice court today, when E. J. 3ha ff The war footing of the Italian army is men and of- fioers, according to the latest authentic figures. It is almost certain that Italy will be able to throw her whole army into