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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 27, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta MARKETS Julx October wheat July Forecast Local VOLUME MAY 1915 NUMBER 140 Wounded Officer Pleads for Mercy Then Kills Canadian When He Turns His Back May Stor of the 16tli service Northumberland who was wounded in the head and ankle at tiic and is ou a three months trip the Pacific coast to regain his arrived in Montreal yesterday on tile steamship He tells of a friend of his being killed liy a German officer after tho Hermans life had lieen My lial shot a Gorman Captain and an officer be side him pleaded ior his saying he was a married man with a ftly pal let but had no soon rr turned his hack tliart the German officer shot The German did not live long 6 KILLED IN BAD STORM Fort May persons are reported two at and four at Chek as a result of the storm which swept western Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma last night and early Reports reaching here today from assert that more than 60 persons were injured WE ID INSPECT LOCAL CADETS Inspection of local cadets lijr Birnie officer in charge of the deten tion will be held tomor the High school grounds at AtS oclockthe entire battalion will assemble on the barracks grounds Sor battalion Following this She various cups and other prizes won this year will be given Tho owners ot the nine pool halls of Lethbridge are making a determin ed stand against the city bylaw nhich requires a license to be paid to the city for the privilege of operating a pool A tost case is being tried now against Perry and Reid of the Elite Cigar Smith is acting ior the and Ball is representing the This morning at the police court the mat terwasthreshcd out and sll the evi dence Magistrate Elton de cided to reserve his decision till June The pool hallproprietors claim thai they pay the provincial ant that ought to be They refused to pay the city license this deciding to take chanceson fighting the The license amounts to Government Considering Old Man River Project That the irrigation project Is receiving the serious consideration Of the Dominion is evi Bent from communications received by WPearson ot Picture Butte from minister of the In He says that although it is out bf the question to carry out the pro ject this as far as the govern ment is the recent provin cial legislation has made it possible for the fanners themselves to go ehead with the and lie advises thenrto He says As far as this seasons work is vision has been made in the estimates intbs government for1 further car rying on the works of surveys to de termine the nrecise location of several parcels of land that can be and to definitely locate the de sign the In a later letter to Koche says When 5031 have done this organized the and when the government surveys are complet the government will be in a posj tion to further consider the project with a view to determining what Jur ther if can he giyjn The farmers of Iron Spriugr district are anxious to get operations under way as soon as A meeting has been arranged to talk over mat ters in connection forming an irrigation district on June at 2 at the Iron Springs Prominent speakers from Lethbridge will address the PLAYS PART OF PRAY FOR THOSE 10 CONTROL THE fti anu of this to telling how Arthur who enlisted with the 10th at was d Conybeare is sergeant in tnc and Records and betas a chumof saw him en his return to England an Arthur was wounded at Yprcs on the 22nd April when the Canad ians distinguished and ac to all accounts he was right fn the thick of will try and give you a descrip tion of the light irom what I can re member of his The wound as 1 said in the cable is not very but it is one of those things which cannot be at The condition o the wound seems to point to the act that either a dunwlum or a reversed bullet had been the cause o making Mie hole that which is about six inches long and three inches wide and eiliemis right to the and as Afthur says that no shrapnel page i GERMANYS WAR LORDS Harry Lilburn THE ATM Is Wounded Harry who enlisted from Calgary with the Princess Pats at the beginning of the is reported in yesterdays as wounded in the fighting in Lilburn is very well known in having lived here for over a and was ticket agent at the Later he was employed by the Alberta Government and finally was ticket agent In the station it where he was when We war Lilburn is a native of Austrians Give Way Before Italian Onslaught Along Entire Points on Austrian Soil Have Been Siezed via May strong Italian advance guard today crossed the Isonzo after a sharp fight with an Austrian and arrived before the town of Won which is 30 miles from ths Austrian seaport of The first of the Austrian wounded arc now ar riving at the latter The Italians also attacked several points along the forty miles of tic Carinthian A battle between the Italfani and Austrians is now raging around Pick and also west of the Praedil Paw in In Adige the fighting has lim ited to Italian forces which penetrated Tyrol at Candino and othor Italian which captured Cormonshave reconstructed the railway and are now matching for the capital of the Austrian Crown land of Gorra and Left to Admiral Von German Naval Min ister and Admiral Von Holtzentlorf of the German High Seas According to Berlin Admiral Von Tirpitz resigned owing to a difference of opinion among the cabinet about the smJcmg of the Lus Palteson Only Slightly Word lias neon received from Ed1 ward who left here last lAucust with the first contingent as a gunner with the 25th to the effect that he is only slightly wounded and is in Hospital 10 at This is the first word that has been heard from him since he was reported and Pats many friends in the city will be glad to know that his injuries are not He was firing line tea days when he was Second Air Raid on SouthEnd GERMAN MASSES ARE MOWED DOWN BY TERRIFIC HAIL OF LEAD GUNS OF ALLIES Enemy Hurls Its Hordes Against BritishLines in Show No Regard for the Appalling Waste of Life Northern May credible tenacity of waste or lite are being displayed qy Germans in their attack northeast of the execution done the British artillery lire Labaesee and the Germans second line near hat and the French progress near Arras toward Visay become ot subordinate Though clouds of gas were projected again and again toward tlie British the Germans never ed in their attacks on in put ting the lines in serious though they did gain a in some of the but the front as a whole was successfully A terrific bombardment was opened in the course of the It proved a continuous liail of shell that showed clearly that theGermaus intended advancei at all costs by sheer weight of Under this appalling avalanche of steel and the British themselves wonder though suffering heavy They steadily awaited onrushes that were to in the theGer mans swarmed up one of their trench es and began to form for the British artillery and machine assisted by French let loose a tornado of lead among BATTERY HERE Itis almost as forecasted in the Herald last that a new battery for overseas will be RAILWAY May British miraltv the battleship sunk in the Le May1 thous and dollars worth of railway ties and announced night that were destroyed bya Triumph had The Hudsons Bay The Hallway terminal yards j i Iv The fire raged a to the Triumph is described in a ot tlraDer nve miles on statement by the which Qf the tnreatened savs that while operating in tctal destruction to the The ofthe Australian and New Zealand j milliondollar Finger lumber plant was forces on the shores of the Gallipoli in danger ot being burned The fire a ranitt recruited in Lethbridge the Peninsula yesterday the Triumph was torpedoed by a sub marine and sank shortly The majority of the officers and men including the captain and com are reported to have been The submarine was chasedjby destroyers and patrolling small craft until The battleship Triumph was one pt n a was travelling eastward at pace ahead of a tenmile dge e ijainaesmii mumim wna next month or Although the ofthe Swiftsure and a sister ship fleers at present stationed here claim j t0 the She was laid down to know nothing of a new it m displaced mowing them but with absolute to know nothing of a new it m displaced disregard of slaughter the Germanshas been learned on good authority jdBTOlGpfti continued to form into and that recruiting of the new force will i carried a battery of four ten commence cn they started to advance in their old style Six times in succes sion their columns swung to annihilation and She twelve 6inch twelve Jllilliuutu There are several new batteries to four 3poundels and ma be raised at once in the chine and torpedo and it is known that one of these is she was manned by 170 ter anu iu ia aiiuwu All this colossal sacrifice yielded to take vacated here j r last It IS nothing except a few ruined PALMER CONFRONTS OWN TOMBSTONE IN THE NORTH OF FRANCE ii nf i to another Jock reportsthat he is still un hurt although he doesnt seebow he came through tells of one cobasion with a number 20th battery It is that several local men will be found among the list oi officers for the new May hour we are traversing is but our prayers will go out more frequently and more fervently than ever to those who have in theirhands the fate of is a declaration by Pope Ben edict in a letter to Cardinal Vannu tentpublished li the the Romano Vatican organ Tho Pontiff recalls his first encycli in which lie urged belligerent na lions to make but points out that his voice was and war continued until the terrible conflagra tion has extended to our beloved The Pope exhorts all Catlio ics 16 practice with him for three days a strict ecclesiastical and he ac cords a plenarv indulgence applicable also to the souls in was tlie vierd exf cricnce of Lance Corporal John Palmer Jock Wad who his experience in a letter to Ills He was rccon noitering behind tho trenches one day and owing to the danger torn snip was crawling on the Presently He was confronted by a hoard with the Heire lies Lance Corporal It made me feel rather he Gets Promotion May orders announce the promotion to the rank of BrevetColonel and to remain sec ond in BOMB KILLS GERMANS May 27 message from Qilend says fifty German soldiers wero killed by a bomb dropped on that city from an aeroplane I thought1 better tell og about it because will probably IS SAFE IN May Hoi landTAmerican steamer Ryndam was safe port here with passen gers and crew more on we want is the real goods puniiu WUIM now said Ira who went rooperation et his south this the Lethbridge said the municipalities had been oil We have had enough of putting it up to provincial gov expectations and and we iernmpnt to meet a situation which r LT n miln PMSt tms gerg more on after a collision and a narrow escape Destruction Wednesday CUnS Montllnlrot ISllnalc lipht of one cobasion with a num of his he was in a barn wh was in range of the enemy s guns I morning Nantueket Shoals light to tell me to gOignjp jjorwegian Jos away from A few seconds later epll j Quneo which ranrnea the Ryn a big shell burst end of the abaft the creeping barn and killed two of the men I v as with He also says that Sergeant Clyde is alive and m with ten feet of her crimpled by the impact To Test Russian Shells afrPetawawa Mar guns will be heard at Pctawawa during the next day or Shells which have been in Canada for the Rus sian government are to be tested on the WESTERN CROP TO BE SALVATION OF CANADA Toronto May ern wheat crop will prove the salva tion of Canada this said Pat Burns of who is registered at the King Edward He said The acreage Increased the crops are in three weeks ahead of list and the people are beginning to understand the opportunities of the They doing more work aid less running around In motors In I have been in the 36 and I am confident that 1916 will sB them all f CHASED BY SUBMARINES British steamer Imbei arrived from and reports that she was pursued by two sub marines in the vicinity ol thexNorth Hinder lightship in the North Sea CARLSTADT WOMAN SHOT May lining 15 miles northeast of Carlstadl met with all accident ilon das Tvhlle shooting A small rifle accidentally went the ball strikng the foot on the top of the in step The bsil went through the GIRL KILLED North 3a BY AUTO May worm Bloom a girl of 14 by driven by Dcwlni a farmer of the irtcfc are looking for the real stuff Scgur said that the McDougaU Segur outfit was completed on Milk neai Pendant Deorielle and the well is to be spudded The G 1 P well is progressing sat isiactonl filien asked foi some de limte idea as to when a strike might be Mi Scgur said I PROGRESS IN THE DARDANELLES May standing their heavy losses in men and the Allies are incessantly the campaign which aims at the conquest of An Athens dispatch stated they are constantly bringing up and that the Turks are greatly impressed with the unremitting vigor of their There is no evi that the allies have bwii able toextend great ly the fleM of their operations on the Galllpelll peninsula May a second con ference with Sir Robert Borden and his colleagueb at noon today the re presentatnes of the provincial gov ernments and municipalities asked for the appointment ol a working com mission to cooperate with the pro vincial and municipal authorities itt giving relief to the unemployed Alberta Government Hon Charles minister of public works foi promised it was thought would not this was oug spring In he there was considerable railway work which it proposed to keep for the un employed 01 but any of ths appeals ior woik were from Other provincial representatives al so spoke j ayumc Sir Robert Botden stated that the resolution would receive the been in the oil business too long i answer the question when 1 onh say that indications are earnest consideration ot himselt than ever and with luck should and his colleagues One consideration know very soon whether there is oil had very much impressed in this field or not been clogged witli uctu should have completed the u well four months ago If we had not he is that misfortune we far better to provide wort tnan n m rt i nmviiien 1 P i That is none will promise May Investigate Death of Miner at Warner order a separate the althou investigation into h this is not Warner Maj 37 verdict of dcci dental death returned here bs the coroners inoutbt last night into the death oi the miner i Funeral Tomorrow who was killed here on Tuesday by a Ihc remaiiis of Mr are te in in the Warner mine The docking brought to the tor m the case testified that the luncral will take place mans death must have been mstan undertaking parlors lus back ard neck having churQh tomorrow been broken No blame was ed to anjone b the jurv paling The miners F mine inspector chains and the mnniMM looked after the cake m in All mWlJJW oi the provincial are ;