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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 2, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta 1'OI.IJ.MK X, AI.KKI'.TA, MONDAV, AI'IUI- Nl.'MHKR !I5 ALLIES HAVE NOW REPUBLICAN INTRODUCES RESOLUTION TO DECLARE WAR X IIH.AIMIUAHTKHS i.v LAOX ox Tin; 1'iTiicli iini! Hrilisli Closing in on Ancient Town, Already Hiii'iilng Iliu JIuiiiV ol" (ho Hnlhlcss llnve Libcntcd Territory I'rom Invader. TAKE TWELVE FRENOlt-VILLACiKS AND ARE THREE MILES FROM ST. OTENTItt Pm-is. April palrols iulvimccd last night In Cicv- imni posilioiKs JH-FOI-C SI. Qiinilin, which I hey found'lo held in 1'orce, accunliug lo war n I lice statement issued today. llritish Closing in.Tpo.. London, April Times, in'an editorial .says: "Hvjlisl troops -mlvnnccd ycslcvdiiy nricvnonii lo u poinl a litllp; nioic GEN. BOOTH DENOUNCES THE CANTEENS London. Apr.. 2. Ooucral noolli of ilie Salvation Aimy. in an interview, di'icnbed the wet canteens 'as an "aboimn- abli; system established by the military authorities with pub lie money ami used by contrac- tors and brewers for private Farther north. .St. Qucutln-aid lia :-'ero .are already, doiiitnaleil by llitj advancing French, but west.'oE-frjon the French army from Iniljimv Ihcrc is slroity lippb lliai hb'lli jilhccs will 'iioss'ession of the allies: the impression is reviving Ilia I Hie inlo 'possession......_.....__. give desperate resistance licforc Sl.'Qucnlm is. given. This belief finds confirmation in llic stories of Hie fires which urc noticed wilhin Ihci cily. liven iT found in ashes Ihe. capture of St. Qnenlin would he an civenl of lhc highest iniporhuicc, for, this great riiihyny centre is also lhc point ul which several main roads radiate. the ultimate llindenbnrs line if there mdlv is such a line, we arc still engaged in mobile operations along lhc whole front from which Ihe Germans arc vclrciiliiig." Widening lhc Krccch. From irstatY correspondent of Ihe Hrilish headiniurlcrs in April 2mlT via forces today widened llic rt'wlqe'lhey.liad inserted in Ihe Gcnmm line in Ihc region of SI. [iiKMilin. :ind lhc villages of Alilly and Villctrholes, icspeclively mirl MM rl ol VfTinaiUl. clitl not open n bom- bardment, 1ml only shelled 'the place whli registration shots, heavy casu- alties were inljlcleri. Fifty JuaU Ger- mans lie among llic ruins today, untl 50 prisoners were caught- by Hie den ilnsh forward of Lhc Ilritlsli- The rosi got nway with" tlicir'woumled. SI. Quentin Is now threatened by llritish troojis on the wesli 12 More Villages (Hy I'hilip I War' Correspondent's Headquarters, Avrll 1- via 1-ondon, April rilln'ECs. or rather Uic soil upon which their ruins lie. have vcoii ulven hack lo France by British troops lUlcr lhc week-end advance and tfic wliola dc- parlmenl gf the Soiutno lias now been cleared of Invaders. A year ago Hint would have sccuicd almost a miraculous achievement, but, now by the German abandonment of Lhclr old trench positions under com- pujsior. of creat- cuiifirc, lltfs rniiid uiovcinonl Is no lonynr aslonishinij. Aparl from advanced posts of cav- ilry BconLs and infantry dclachmcnls holding on to Iho vilhRCs mill! the prpssurc of llritish Iroojis or giins bc- roine'loo perilous, the main German slrenglh' Is now on the IlindcnliurR Itne, to Hie UriUsli have drawn very close through Ihu crtplurc of Savy at- today. Tills nlnco Is about four miles [rnm St. Qucntln. VVrtck at St. Quentin From tlio high ground tills Bide ot the wood Savy. Iho spires of at. IJucii- Un cntticdral arc