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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 1, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta Four German Attacks On Allied Front On West Are Repulsed Do (iood Work London, Sept. 1. Five successive HEADS PENSION BOARD i) i T Duke Onslaught Re-Lays Stone Laid By Brother, Late Kin? Edward, Over 50 Years Ago Ottawa, Sept. The corner ston attach won, by U. Oonnan troops last night on Uritisli positions j in thc lircsunco oC' OH the Somme front. The war ollico tl large uud distinguished jissernhh uimouncud today UiaL thu Germans j comer stone of the old Ir.iililinK liad j.enctrated the British on a small frontage at two points be- was used. U was on the side under the senate and just where th tween Ginchy and iii.hwood. j joined Jiynain y "iiiidii. The official statement says: "Sub-1 eeiiuent to his attempt to attack Hiyhwood, reported in last night's communication, this enemy made u further counter-attack late today, hy Kins IS'Iward. then Prince of The now location of the stone is on the exlmere nortll-c t corner of Hie building, some 100 fcU farther east of lUe spot where it rest Wales, on the first day of Septembe driven back to the enemy. At the lifth attempt j rmlerneath the old inscription of he penetrated to our advanced trench lilc sttml, hllS ..djeU these wor line on a small frontage at two pointy by hi.s brother, the Duke of only. I Connaugiit nn the first (lay of Scp "To the north we successfully en- tcmbcr, 191G." gaged several batteries east of Beuv- rair.s and caused a big explosion in that area. Gas was liberated by us from the Ypres salient with satis- factory results." Hun ACros Brought Down Paris. Sept. German aero- planes were shot down Thursday on the Somme front, and another was captured, the war office announced today. French artillery was very active during the night in the Somme sector. The French statements says: "On the Somme iront our artillery was active in the regions of EStrees and Soyecourt. Tietween the Oise and Aisne in a surprise attack on a Ger- man-trench before Xouvron we took some In Appremont for- est the enemy 'made a weak..and un- successful attack. At Crois St. Jean east of Lcpretrc wood our curtain of fire defeated an enemy surprise at- tack. Elsewhere the night was ca'rn. "Our flying services were particul- arly active on the Somme front. Four German machines were brought down, em was fired on with a at close quarters by Warrant Officer 0'Onne. and fell near Manaucourt. Eicnt machines wero brought down by this officer. The other three were brought down soutn- e'ast of Peronnc. "In the Champagne sector an av- iator seriously damaged in an aer- ial encounter, fell inside the German lines-north of the Somme-Py. An- other enemy machine was forced by our fire to land northeast of Sommc- Suippes, and was captured. "Near Rlcmicbonrg, a German ma- chine landed within our lines on ac- count of engine trouble. The passen- gers were captured.' NO VERDICT EXPECTED TILL NEXT WEEK Winnipeg. Sept. J. Andrews. K.C.. senior defence counsel in the trial of the ex- ministers, began at one o'clock today his summing up of the evidence, lie will continue this afternoon and Saturday morning if necessary. The crown has the privilege of making a reply, and it seems probable the case will not go to Ihc 'jury until early next week. N IJVenizelos Comes To The Front Again- ?l Two Factions 01 Greek Populace Clash -Allies Do Not Wish Active Partici- pation By Greece. (Thinks Commission Should Sup- ervise Changes In Schedules Service Bad L Hois Montreal millionaire, who i.ill bead the new Canadian Pensions'Board, which also includes Major J. L. Todd, M.U., ef .Montreal and Col. Labatt, of Hamilton. The formation of a local automobile club which shall be instrumental in securing more attention to the im- 1 provement of roads in this district: 1 1 the unsatisfactory train service in i the Crow's -Vest pass, and the ex-! I tension of the C. P. R. from Kipp to Turin, were matters which were air- ed, among others, at a poorly at- tended meeting of the board of trade held last evening. The board has not held a meeting since August 2nd, and considerable London. Sept. 1. King Conslanlirie of Orei't-e. lias abdicated, according to British of- ficial press representative al Salonika. 1 ic i surrender ol' several ('.reel; garrisons Iq the coinniillec wliicii lias taken over the adminis- tration of part of Greek Macedonia, is report- ed in Renter dispatch from Salonika. I he press representative says the king abdicated in of the crown prince with Ycnizelos as the power behind the throne. The new policy, he reports, will he Io work with the allies. Aceoi'diiW to this information will remain at the head of Hie government. The correspondent questions whether the en- tente allies desire the active assistance ot Greece. DOES NOT BELIEVE REPORT London Scot 1 the reporl from Salonika that in, C n" mtin'c has the Greek minister at London aid: "I have received no such information, and I certainly do ot believe such a thing has occurred.-' TAKE Dr. Saunders, Cersalist, Has a New Brand-. -Which He S Will Mature Earlier business 'has been handled by the Petrograd, Sept. course of the Catties yesterday on the wssi- ern Russian front, savs the Rus- sian official statement of today, the Russians captured 289 offic- ers and men, of this num- _ ber were Germans. The German Triumph Would Be a Russians also captured six guns. Calamity For The Entire World, He Says Montreal, Sept. special dis- patch to La Patrie from Quebec flliotes Cardinal Begin as having giv- en some instructions to the clergy In late ecclesiastical retreats in sub- stance as follows: "It is complained that the work of recruiting is producing results. The cause Dr. Saunders, chief cerealist of the Dominion department ot agriculture, hopes soen to Introduce to the farm- ers of Western Canada a new wheat that he expects to meet with some favor. Dr. Saunders is the discoverer of the famous Marquis, and also of the Prelude. He has not named the new variety for publication and much will depend on next year's trials as to he will put it out as a rival of Marquis. Dr. Saunders arrived in the city yeaterday to visit the Experimental Farm. Seen hy the Herald the doctor said that, the new wheat is one of four wheat is beardless, will ripen in about, Gorulau victory would of Marquis.- o( throughout th. board officials since then. The formation of an auto club may be actively taken up. Similar clubs j in other cities have done much to- -wards securing .improvement of roads 'in the that a large and active organization could have influence with the government where individual complaints might not receive- full attention. train Service The unsatisfactory., train service in the Crow is causing much ing and before the winter time-table 55 machine guns and seven bomb throwers. Garrison and Volunteers Fight London. Sept. rumors pre in circulation here in regard to the situation in Greece. Renter dispatch- es from Salonika say there has been fighting between the Greek garrison al Salonika and Greek volunteers re- cently organized to assist the Greet re-Jlars, who are resisting the Bulgar- ians. French troops intervened to suppress the fighting, the garrison fin- ally surrendered and marched out of Salonika. According to this dispatch the garrison at Salonika, Wodena and yorl Little Karaburun have surrend- ered to the committee. Revolution In Macedonia London. Sent. beginning of a revolution in'Macedonia is.-reported A Serious Clash London, Sept! half-prom- to participate in the demonstra- tion arranged yesterday hy the pro- to an official announcement made at (.ommjttee tlle Greek troops final- Salonika. iy refused. During the night pro-ally Occupy Transylvania Towns Rumanian Troops Have Taken Important Towns .In. Transylvania' London, Sept. has de- clared war on Roumania, according the Crow is causing rjccuoy Transylvania i owns mteors attempted to seize the bar- ing and before the winter time-table -J Sepl. i._ Roumanian it is asserted. Ono goes into effect some action Is to be j Transylvania have oe-1 killed and two ,vb-mn- taken by the board to cupied tr? important industrial cen- losses of the loyalists were nnch will address to the rail- near in Balkans noc w way commission asking if it is not t 1_ThQ ,val. depart- possible to supervise the drawing up ut iu ment statement today regarding mil- of time schedules before they are put operations in the Balkans says: "There was no event of importance to report; artillery Iwmaardmeni at various points along the into operation. The board regrets the misunder- standing tiiat apparently existed with Grant Hall, of the C. P. R. when Mr. not know that farmers in feet f in inl-p world all the ideas w.ucii Southern Alberta would need to take L The bank clearings for August SUUUIUIII VVIUOIKl imt.li. ii.vn t.j up the new variety. Marquis does done so mm ivoll here under conditions by is therelore of It Lethbridge are. nearly double those of Sept. 1. Belief grew in all quarters here tonight that the railway strike call- ed for next Monday morning would be averted. At the close of a day of conferences and hear- ings, congress, apparently was prepared to pass ttJay or Saturday tl-.e eigM-hour tion which heads of the em- ployees' brotherhoods have de- clarsd officially will cause them to telegraph the code message necessary to the or- der. any means favorable. But if the new wheat turns out well it will be much in demand in the north. I saw a sam- ple of Prelude grown this year on the Experimental farm at Lacombe. It was several days ahead of other wheat and was a fine sample. Speaking of tl.o black rust Dr. Saun- ders said parts of Manitoba and Sas- katchewan were very bait, but the nor- thern parts of the province would thresh very good crops. He says he does not expect that the black rusted fields will show any more signs than usual next year unless, of course, the weather is favorable for its develop- ment. "The black rust spores are always with us. It is juat a weather condi-1 tion that will develop them. If the weather is right for their development j they will develop. If not they will have no. effect." MONTREAL BANK CLEARINGS Montreal, Aug. clearings for tile week ending today, you do not oppose recruiting, hutj that you favor it." that j August 1015. according to. the fig- HUNS ARE DISABLED AT VERDUN Paris, Sept. au- thorities estimate that about Germans have been dis- abled in the Verdun region alone since February 21st, the begin- ning of the grtat German offen- sive. The total number of wound- ed German prisoners tqken in the Verdun sector and in the. neigh- borhood of the Somme exceeds ures issued yesterday. The month's figures this year are as aeainst for August, 1915. The figures for the week ending yes- terday, were as against Hall informed Mr. Dunham of the rural relations committee that he hau Inspected the territory between Bas- sano and Lomond and decided a I branch there could not be built this vear ivl.en as a matter of fact the extension, being urged by the board was from Kipp to serve the farmers of the Iron Springs and Turin dist- ricts. This matter will be pursued by the board. Attention was called by President front." G080 IHII DfflC! Marnoch to the market being secured M Cameroni goneral superintend by potatoes of this district in tne f't] c p R. a't Ctlgary, passed east, saying the market was 01 int. :_._ London, Aug. Daily Tele- graph correspondent at Rotterdam sends the following, dated August 29: "The possibility of startling develop- ments following Rumania's entry into the war is foreshadowed by the Ber- lin correspondent of tlfe Tyd T" the matter of securing i 62S.15 and for the same month last in Lethbridge. year were ff tint. UL Liit u-- through the city Wednesday afternoon good this vcar and a large quantity f the product was being raised here 54S, for the same week last year, an the Herald Mr. Cameron was well] suggests the early collapse of the war Cameron says business conditions w.ls 'urgBa the jury which is throughout his division are the ex.mjnisters by R. A. Bon- ly good and the outlook could not be j j. c crown counsel who LABOR DAY CELE in other cities have phones, and this convenience will bo asked for here. The matter of agricultural. Indus- trial and trade development through- out the Dominion was discussed, fol- T lowing reading of. circular letters j from the deputy minister of trade and i commerce, urging co-operation in tills Ottawa, Aug. Sl.-It is of- %lr regretted the ficially announced through the v tlmt uuie place had apparently chief press censors office that lac, lven in the letters to agriculture ALBERTA BATTALIONS IN ENGLAND __ chief press the letters to agrieultur IN fITY'S I BSIM m till 5 Borden: W7th Cal- J of develo, W. H. Hnw- at, formerly superintendent o" Preparations ave about complete for made with Mr. Filmer at the Herald j the best Labor day celebration in the oIHcn as soon .as possible belore Sat-1 v history of Lethbridge. Co-operating I urday evening. with the patriotic societies of the city j The Red Cross and Daughters of v the trades and labor council have the Umpire will have Hie privileges made elaborate plans for the day, and j on the grounds for ate., of the entire gate at the. groiimunn j The parade in the morning, .will uanaoiau mui. m t. noon them a full reanza- ISTth. battalion, Cat- U rimnortanco of deveioil- garj-: ISSth battalion, Edmon- agrlcuHural industry No. 10 stationary hospital ment ot tne as Rev W. F. Burns, who has been Presbyterian minister at Coclirane, Alt- 'for some time, has been call- j ed to the pastorate of Knox Church, ment .ot me as interim pastor" during land UIB necesstly for making this ot Capl, the Rev. _A. H. industry a prosperous one. A hcrta, has boon appointed rector of Ntiwnham, .Hampshire. Canon Mowat is woll known and highly respected in Southern Alber- ta. Until very recently he was lo- cated at OanistOB. Its bands, soldiers, and patriotic and wm be on a large .scale. The Lothbridgc Highlanders' band will lead the parade which will start nt the corner of Third avenue and Thirteenth street at 9.30. MARKETS of the entire gate at the grounds ln i the afternoon goes to the Patriotic whcat fund. whsnt A featurc_of the competitions will that in lirst aid, to be supurintend- CG b'y Chief Hardy under his rules. The champion Kentishinen's tug-of- A feature of the parade will' lie the decorated nutos for which three prizes of and ?S arc offered. All entries for the parade should bo war team will compete again, and there will bo many, novel competi- tions' which lire calculated to cause much merriment. There will also be a baby show- December whsnt October oats October flax 153 Jj, 147% 142% WEATHER High Low Forecsct: Fair 2nd cool, and local e asence Denoon. chaplain of the Letiforidge Highlanders al the front. Mr. Burns e. will preach his first sermon at the SLIGHT RAIN TODAY Rain fell in Lotlil-ridis morning for hour or so but the precipitaiion was very small. services on Sunday next. RRINCING BACK SOLDIERS Washington; AuE. for the return to their state 'mobilization nrecipluuion was uiw small Rain has been heav- -J camps of National Guardsmen X ?0r to He north towards now on the Mexican border wore is- lei to me norm _n---------___._ _.j tonight liy'the war department. The sun is again shin- ing Uiis afternoon and there v has been little delay in liar- vesting operations, which are v proceeding favorably. v General Fuusfon was instructed to began Ill's address this afternoon in the 34th day ot the trial. ff EIGHT CENT RATE IS PREDICTED According to the Financial. Post, of Toronto, an official.of. one of the large grain carrying