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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - May 7, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume i. Lethbridge. Alberta. Tuesday May 7, 1�18 no Maheu 21 demand Itie Call Hun officials London May 7i--t\nt ukrainian government Hiis sent a note to Berlin intimating that it will resign if several German officials Are not recalled by Ger Nany Days a renter despatch from Moscow dated note specifically mentions  general von Eichhorn the military commander and Baron Mumm von Schwart Zenstein the German ambassador. A Lin correspondent says feeling is still bitter against government program feeling just As bitter about the Home Rule plans London May 7.-Ireland remains remarkably quiet a tips the Dublin correspondent of the Dally mail in reporting on conditions there incident to., the anti conscription Campaign. Although the Church a raising lie says an enormous National defense fund which is ostensibly being collected to fight conscription it apparently does not prefer to accept the responsibility for the manner in which Tho Money is spent and control of the fund has passed into the hands of the sinn Fei nors. The lists of names of men who signed the anti conscription pledge under the direction of Tho priests is to be in the hands of the sinn seiners As it basis for a registration system. Conditions appear Dally to be growing worse As nationalism is being spread farther along on Tho sinn fein flood. Moderate men of the Irish convention have fallen out of Public recognition and it is quite obvious that a whatever Are the government s Home Rule proposals they will he rejected contemptuously by the bulk of Tho  of until and denounced More passionately than was conscription the shortage of Silver continues very acute and difficulty in making change has almost paralysed bus less in some towns. Postage Stamps Are being used in he midlands and in the West instead . The Bank of Reland Hafiz receive Ert in the last three months Silver five tiros greater As compared with the same period in previous years but As Long is Tho hoarding continues All efforts to meet the Short ugh probably will be no Vatican influence Dublin my 7.-denial that the Irish episcopate is influenced by the Vatican in opposing conscription was made in a speech at thur Les monday by Tho most Rev. John Hurty archbishop of Cashel. All talk about any action by the Pope he said arose in Tho imagination of some English big its who Lead attempted by a cry of no Popery to intimidate Tho Irish Bishops. The King Lush Catholic Union he added talked of appealing to Tho holy see. But it did not represent All the catholics in England. Archbishop Larty continued if they Appeal to Tho holy see it is not the Irish Bishops who will changes in the British Cabinet. Viscount Mil tier Secretary who has been appointed to succeed the Earl of Derby As Secretary of War. Left lord Derby Secretary or War who will succeed lord Bertie British ambassador at Paris who is retiring. Right lord Bertie. Frenchman tells of cruelties to american and English prisoners in Germany Willi the american army in France. May 7.-american. Prisoners of War Aro using shamefully treated in German prison Camps it All the experience of an american interviewed by a French Soldier also a prisoner in Germany just before to escaped. The Frenchman s Story,.As told to american officers follows a Short time before i left Homo Lin. Hanover i was Able to have a few minutes interview with an american Soldier who was taken prisoner several months ago on tie French front. Being in wounded he was assigned directly to a prison Camp. Weakened by excessive work he was forced to go in the Salt mines and being unable to stay longer hoj Yub sentenced to Hamelin. The Man told me that during the three months he was in Tho Harz i inns he bad lot thirty three pounds. He was a. Man who was solidly built Uhd it could be easily been that he had 1,-wi vigorous and healthy but when i saw him to was incredibly thin and so speak h e could hardly Cross. also englishmen Are also badly treated i Tho mine i found out that three of Sevem Tettat Erb a fit to. A molten did. Package service does not exist Monef tart the prisoners receive practically u6thi�j5 their Only nourishment is from thin soup made or Barley or cabbage some tines salted codfish eggs and those of other fish which it is impossible to. Eat. There Are few potatoes and very Little bread. It is impossible for a Man to work without becoming sick or weakened to Tolfe Point of falling Down. The men Aro struck with title Butts and Tho Flat sides of bayonets and Ore placed in dark cells on bread and water. Those cells Aro known to the mine prisoners As hot Chambers As they Aro heated by steam to a High temperature. After the men Are hold in the go Colls they Aro turned out in the Snow whore they Are required to stand at attention for a certain period of time. Needless to say deaths Aro general Currie testifies to great value of y. M. C. A. Work at front big local drive off to a Good Start Canadian commander at front urges y. M. C. A. Officers to continue their invaluable work for the men at the front big drive starts in Lethbridge today As in. Otner cities in Canada-$9000 for Lethbridge rops up after those blamed by germans had been sent to jail is torpedoed now York. May 7/-the american steamship Tyler formerly no old Dominion freighter has been torpedoed and sunk off the French coast according to information received in Marine circles Here today. Eleven members of the Crew were killed or drowned.  i London May 7.-the British made a successful raid last night near Neuville Vita sue Southwest of Arras the War office reports. Three machine guns were captured. The statement follows we carried out a successful raid last night in the neighbourhood of Neu Ville Vit Asse on the front recently raked Over by Tho canadians and captured a few prisoners and to free machine guns with alight casualties to our troops. A raid attempted by the enemy near boy Eiles was repulsed. There is nothing further to on French front Paris May 7.-Active artillery fighting occurred last neg he on both sides of the avre on the front Southeast of Amiens the War office announces. Weather. High .62 Low. 35 forecast generally fair. British Headquarters in frat ice May 7.- via reuter3 Ottawa Agency there was a terrific bombardment of two hours duration last night in connection with two raids one by the ene Niy which was unsuccessful and the other by the canadians As reported by general Haig. The Canadian raiders reported that Many of the enemy were killed or wounded a hand to hand fighting and great destruction was wrought in his defense work. Heavy Rains Are rendering the ground very bad for fighting. While undoubtedly the enemy is preparing for another violent blow we Are ready to meet it. Paris May 7.-Tho German administrators in Belgium have suffered another bitter disappointment in their Effort of to Rotl themselves of the secret belgian newspaper calibre Belino which has stung ridiculed and laughed at them Ever since they occupied Tho territory of Tho Brave Little kingdom. With every evidence of pleasure Tho germans announced recently that they had arrested three Bollan priests Martin Don is and Dofoo and three civilians and that they had to hand the bars the of tors publishers printers and distributors of the secret papers. One of Tho a roosts Denis was sentenced to death us cording to information received by the belgian government. Tho others received prison sentences aggregating Many years. Next morning a Brno new copy of the nows upor was in its usual place in the letter Box of Baron von Falken Hausen German governor general of Belgium and. I to publication has appeared irregularly since. The death sentence upon father Denis was com muted to Ulfo imprisonment. A. A a a a i a a a a a a a i in a a a a a a   ? declares War v on Germany ? san Juan Del sur Nicaragua May 7.-Nicaragua today declared War on Germany and Lio allies a i if & ? ? ? ? ?   a new wheat shows healthy signs in Lethbridge District Winnipeg May Rocoll de by Tho Manitoba free. Pros from -177 of its correspondents throughout the Canadian Prairie West indicate that crop conditions Are Good it rain comes immediately All . Prev in Ces Are in need at ruin with Tho Case of Manitoba the . Crop conditions Ini Ket Bbridge District Are favourable. Seeding of wheat is practically Somple Tod at most Points and other seeding is progressing. Soil conditions Are Good hut Nln will he needed in most dub Tripta shortly the crop is not suffering by any Means As yet. Many Fields Tiro already Green and the crop shows evidence of moisture still in the ground. Rain within Tho next week or so will to almost necessary Howo Vor. A a Warner. Warner May is Vliet. Seeding is completed in this District now conditions Aro excellent. Some holds Are showing the wheat two and three Nohos up and it apparently has a Good Strong growth be needed shortly but the crop is not suffering As yet _ 000 for the local institution. In the Rural districts Tho Onolre amount raised goes for War work. In the City after the set sum has been raised All Over that sum goes to the War fund. There could he no greater tribute to the work of the y. M. C. A., at the front than that quoted in the above dispatch from general Currie. He knows the vital need of the work among the Hoys. They. M. C. A. Men Are at their Elbow wherever they go. In the trenches and out. Bringing them Homo co Diforti. Making them feel at Home in the midst of terrors of Werft. Another Grout tribute to Trio work was paid Las night in the luncheon of the Tevius and captains when capt. N la in of the medical corps gave a mo3t effective speech. He said the greatest tribute to Tho work of the v. M. C. A. At the front Lay in Tho i fact that they were i hero to help the boys without trying to choke Down their throats anything they did not want. They brought comforts to them. A cup of Coffee in times of stress writing paper and otlie1 non necessities when they were out in billets. No one could overestimate the value of the work. The work of the v. M. C. A. At Home is just As vital As capt. Nivon testified it helped to keep the boys in. Physical condition by teaching them How to keep their bodies clean and fit. This Zsido from the moral Benefit was of great practical Worth in keeping the men fit As fighting units. Others who spoke inst night were capt. Leech and capt. Worth of Tho medical Board and or. Morrow of the veterans All of whom testified to the great also of the . It is up to the citizens of Lethbridge to see Hunt Tho amount set is realized in this drive and oven surpassed. Calgary has set an amount of $40,000 to raise. Surely Lethbridge can Ralso $9,000 for this vastly important work. Of revolt socialists Issue statement telling workmen to be ready to revolt people roused Over closing \ of parliament London May 7.- a olters Ottawa Agency in connection with Tho National War Bond Campaign Enron who Zidda the food controller who with lady Mackworth hf5 daughter was aboard the Lusitania when she was torpedoed three years ago today Lias sent the following message to the National War savings committee today is the third anniversary of Tho sinking of Tho Lusitania. Jinny events and Many emotions have come upon its since that Day. One memory is Laden with incidents that have stirred the Surprise and anger of Tho civilized world. It still will i sep in remembrance the tragedy of Tho Lusitania. A trag cd enacted by an emperor and a peo pie who Flung to the winds All re Strait it of Honor mid chivalry. The Kaiser will to known in time to come As the Herod of the twentieth Century who caused a Heel to weep for her children. Worse even than the sinking of the vessel was the sinister Way in which it was planned and the shouts of exultation that afterwards swept through Germany. A a. Medal wus struck a mortal in commemoration of a crime. To rejoice in doing evil is the depth of degradation the sinking of the lust Nuhi made the world see plainly the inherent criminality of its foe on the brow of Prussia was the Mav Klof the beast. You will recall Yout Iraq of the news of the sinking of the lots Ituna. Gormany Hub. Not changed since. Let us not relax our efforts until to have destroyed the evil spirits who planned and rejoiced in such a ii �7 Hun paper says no question that British naval venture was Success. Plage of meat this is latest invention of huns to still pangs of k. Hunger  Amsterdam May 7.- Reuters Ottawa Agency to Bear hunger without at the same time suf faring from headache and other indisposition is very difficult for Moat people reads the opening sentence of a significant Adver a tis ement in sunday s Tae Lische Mundschau of Derlyn by a Berlin chemical firm praising a newly in s vented drug which though not forming a substitute for the minimum Dally sustenance it is an excellent preparation for stilling premature hunger. And enables one to hold Otto until the next meal time l u British minister of labor warns labovites against any con Ference with huns Macleod Macleod May operations Are practically at an end with the exception of late Oats and Reoh feed preparations for this is going on it will to a larger acreage an account of the vacant lands for having been All fenced. Potatoes will Havo a larger share in the crop this your As Many have been brought in from other provinces for both seed and feed. Taking the seeding season it Lias been a very Good und Warjone. Fields Aro now showing the love Vang of Tho now crops.  i \ c ont Inuko on x Zolj six  Paris May 7.-american troops Are continuing to arrive in Force Premier Clemenceau told Marcel Hutlin editor of the Echo de Paris on returning today from a two Days visit to the front area. The Premier brought Back he said a feeling of Confidence in " Tho,.invincibility of i Sci inv entente forces. A \. London May 7.- neuters Ottawa Agene i Rae Orgo h. Roberts minister of labor Norwich yesterday Doc lured he was still strongly opposed to any conference with the lab Oring class in Germany. Lie mentioned Tho presence in England last week of representatives of Tho federation of labor. These men he said Haj Home to England with de in Ito instructions to resist Wory move to bring them into Eonta Elvith enemy citizens. The minister said to had been criticised because be opposed attempts to str Yarige conferences with the German Saui lists. To could not diff Nonziato Between one class or party in Gormany and another. To know Tho Gorman social democrats and they cling de according to Tho Courso of the War. When things seemed to to going Well for Tho Ger inns they talked of indemnities but when things were Leas hopeful their to maps contracted and their consciences expanded and they began to talk of peace. Or. Roberts said he Lead made this declaration to his mends from americas and firm. Do not to lured into any conference where Germany is represented Beda Uso it any German social democrats Are allowed to attend a conference you May be sure Lioy simply Are there As representatives of the Kaiser. I would sooner go to visit the Devil in hell meet Thorn London May 7.- routers Ottawa Agency that Tho recent British attack on the German submarine base at Zec Bruggom was successful is admitted by the Frankfurter Zeitung on the Ati Milr. Tho newspaper urges that the Gorman Navy take Moa Suros to Deal with an antagonist of remarkable it would to foolish to deny it says that the British Fleet scored a great Success through a fantastically audacious Stroko in penetrating into one of the most important strongholds Over which the German Flag floats. How Over unpleasant it May to we must frankly admit that Tho enemy ships actually entered the port of Zeebrugge. That being so Thero is no reason Why they should not Ach Lovo. A similar feat at other Olmos. It to Teleforo to hooves our Navy commanders to to Alert for to have to Deal with an antagonist of romark Ablo Berne Switzerland May 1.- Reuters limited labor and socialist organizations in Austria threaten revolt against the government action in suspending parliament. Swiss newspapers print a Telegram from Vienna quoting the social Demok Raische Kurnes Ponden to the effect that a committee of the socialist party and a committee of the German socialist deputies club have decided to Issue a manifesto to the working class in regard to the government action in which the following declaration will be made / if absolutism is re established out of regard for pan germanium which is prolonging the War the working class will be forced to fight for their the manifesto concludes by exhorting the workers to hold them. Selves ready to fight if necessary. The socialist Arbeiter Zeitung of Vienna describes As childish and criminal Tho government s idea that it can soothe the passions of the mob and solve a crisis by simply pro ogling parliament. It warns Premier von Seydler and.tho3e behind him that they Are on the Brink of a Precipio. Latest developments. London May 7. Reuters Ottawa a Emcy the a Uultt developments Iii Tho aus plan situation apparently can he summarized As concessions to the germans and threats to Tho Southern slavs says a despatch from the Hague to the Dally mail at least continued the correspondent that is How Tho czechs and the Southern slavs regard the decision of Premier von Seydler to introduce for Bohemia Alono Tho to Arranger ont of the provincial administration which was promised nearly a year ago for All Austria. The Austro germans Aro pressing for a number of administrative changes which would give them influence Over the much leery of the government greatly in excess of their numerical proportion. The czechs consider that the concessions to the germans is an obstacle put in the Way of realizing of their demands for Tho political Independence of Bohemia one and undivided. Von Sedlor s announcement has infuriated the czechs. The Southern slavs Aro furious Over the proclamation and Stern measures will be taken to repress disturbances in the South. The German reactionary press is urging Tho government to awash rebellious tendencies Ottha czechs and Southern slavs by Force and to use Trio military to commandeer foodstuffs in Tho agricultural districts pointing out that the Ukraine developments Havo shown that Force alone overcomes obstacles when Normal Polit Lull becomes impossible owing to the local Montreal May increase in Trio Prico or refined sugar is probable Boca Uso Canadian sugar refiners will have to pay frown 35 to 50 cents a Hundred pounds More for British West indies sugar on account of Tho Oxtra freight and duty and the pro sent High Rato of new York Exchange Tho International sugar commission attorney having allocated a considerable Quantity of full duty cuban sugar to thib country owing to the Scarcity of tonnage to move pretend entail raw sugar from the Jar Tieb weat indies to Canada. London May 7, casualties reported during the week ending today reached a total of 38,691.of this number 6,555 officers and men were killed or died of wounds and 32,136 were wounded or. Reported missing. The casual ties were divided As follows killed or died of wounds officers 499 men 6,056, wounded or Nils song officers 1,859 men 30,277. June 22 Date a fire in Oil refinery Petrolia out., May a fire in the Canadian Oil refinery Plant Here followed an explosion of an underground tank of gasoline last night. The loss is estimated at $16,000.-two thousand barrels of gasoline wore destroyed Ottawa May 7.-the citizen this evening says it is tract lonely decided that saturday june 22, will be selected As the Date for l to National registration of Canada s Man and woman Power arrangements Are now being perfected by Trio registration Board and every one we be called on to give an Ajeou Jurt of his or her present Popup it pah v and what they a May Wrt Elaer themselves qualified for in qty for lines.", " _ 3 195 ?80930

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