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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 6, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta '�(JJ-1 MIC XI. LKTilBniDGE. AfLBEtyTA. S.VmiDAY, APRIL �i. 1!>1S MMW'.H �  IV 10 HOUSE LISTENS PINIONS ON QUEBEC MOTS Col. Currie and Sir Sam Hughes are Disappointed With Govt, in Matter _/- LAURIER SAYS THE TROUBLE CAUSED BY A SECRET SOCIETY1   �> BOMBARDMENT RESUMED *  Paris, April The bombardment ot Paris by long range gunn was resumed at 11. to o'clock thin morn I uk Ottawa. April ti.-Debate on the I Cunio motion dragged through the > night until it finiilly expired ni 4.40 J this morning There wore speei hes hv Major Redman. Bast Calgary; Cap-tiiin Rcid of Prince, l'K.I.. II. 1� Mor- : pity of North Perth, J. Archumbault of .('humbly, ('. A. Foiniiler of Helle- ; chasse, and Thomas Vien of hut bin- ! lore. Finally Colonel Currie with j drew bin motion and (lie debate was I ul un pnd. Tin' bouse then wont Into | tee and In a couple of minutes passed u resolution to provide sr.on_ooo.imi> for J war purposes. There was no discus- j slon on the resolution. Dr. Reld on i HAS REACHED A CRUCIAL SIAGE New Developments Are Expected in the Future-Lloyd-George Hu Plan London. Apr. ).-The question of Ireland* future has reached h crucial stage with the announcement thnt the Irish convention has finished its woi* and decided upon fl report, to be made to the government. *Whl)o It Is ntif permitted to reveal the convention's proceedings for the present, the nature of this report and the general work of thu convention Is well known to public men in England and Ireland. Premier Lloyd George declared when the convention was organised that if it agreed upon any plan for a government its plan would be embodied In behalf of the government announced I " K"1 T the destruction recently of ten ('';-mini suhmariii'M by naval aircraft-eight by seaplanes and tw.i by diri-1 glhles � have been obtained by the As-! socialed Press from Admiralty reports, j The first case is described as follows: I 'While on patrol in the Knglis!: � Channel, a si apHir.i' sighted a nhiiiar- ! ine eight miles away, directly in ihej path of an on-coming convoy cf mer-elinnt ships. The seaplane dived at !�(� miles an hour. The submarine at-: tempted to escape by Mibmcrging. but | was Just awash an the seaplane reach-1 ed a bombing position and released ! two bombs, one of which exploded on j the conning tower. The seaplane dropped Into the midst of the air I bubbles from the collapsed tmhmar- ' ine, which wag carrying two guns.'' j The Second Case j "At dawn a seaplane sighted a large j submarine on the surface with a ly intimated that the government j member of the crew standing by the. British Strengthen Position South of the Sommc and Repulse Huns at Ayette ; GERMAN ATTACKS I ON FRENCH FRONT ! HAVE NOW CEASED SCENC OF THE FIRST TROUBLE IN QUEBEC. The Auditorium Theatre, supposedly the finest, most modern In Canada, where the headquarters of the Military Service Registrar* are .which .was raided and set fire to by the Quebeceis. . With the, French Army t� France, Apr. r, - i Hy 1h" Associated ]'re-m).-Another heavy attack by the. Germans In the drive, for Amiens, appeared 1n b? tinder way at an early hour today. At ."> ::o o'clock this morning the enemy was reported !o he advancing in wav�s near the Ynire Wood, which lies in the Stiminn valley east, of Corbie. The strong hostile assaults which were made in this region yesterday resulied In the pushing back somewhat, of the dr-fending line south ot Hangard Wood. Klsewliere the Germans were repulsed with severe losses. LONG RANGE GUN IN BELGIUM might proceed to a settlement of the lriaH problem by legislation even if the convention failed to find some ground for setUement "by consent." Therefore, new Irish developments are expected In the near future, although the first business before the government must be in dealing with urgent war measures, chiefly that for increasing the army. AG! SCHOOL IS SAYS RAY KNIGHT That the Herjfd'g announcement on Friday to the effect th'at Raymond will got the next agricultural school and demonstration farm Is the correct information was the statement made to the Herald this morning by Ray Knight who has just returned from Calgary. "Yes, it's conreet," said Mr. Knight. "The provincial government has bought ahrough the Knight-Wtitoon Ranching Co. 450 acres. I have Just returned from Calgary wht?re 1 m.�t Hon. Duncan Marshall and Hon. Mr. .McLean, who made the announce-j ment. The papers have now gone to i Kdmonton for the signature of the j provincial secretary." I Mr. Knight states that the land bought consists of 370 on the west side of Broadway St., Raymond, above the canal, and 80 acres lying in the southwest corner of the Sugar section, ad-Jolng tho townslte on the east. The school will be located Just above the canal. Mr. Knight indicated that he was very happy to be able to make the announcement, believing as he does that Raymond in the logical place fnr th� .nho�i "They 'will start putting the school the farm in shape right eway," he con tinned, "but the school will not be built for some time. However, whon it is built it wilt be the moat modern of the agricultural schools in the pro, vinco and this section of. Southern Albert will reap the benefit." -.......i i.. Quebec, Apr. S.-Mayor Lavlgueur has sent the following telegram to Premier Borden: "Sir R. h. Borden, Prime Minister, Ottawa: The reports laid before the house of commons on Quebec riots and the report submitted by Colonel Machln, as published in this morning's Quebec Chronicle. I regret to say, are incomplete and Inexact on several points. 1 regret that my duties as mayor of Quebec do not permit me to be present In the house of commons. Hope debate will not close before I may have the opportunity to correct the said statements. iBid.) "H. D. Lavlgueur, MP, "Mayor of Quebec." t in PIVIKU.LIO Klisabeth City. J*. C April C^Five men were killed and wreckage and cargo burled over adjacent buildings when the little coMtiag steamer blew up at her dook here yesterday, Just after removing from Norfolk. The vessel was loaded with flow and sugar and the cause of the explosion re �tained u mystery Hut night gun. The seaplane dropped a bomb on the tail of the ('-boat and afterwards photographed the sinking submarine with a big hole in its deck. A second bomb was dropped close to the submarine's bow and the l'-boat collapsed." The Third Case "Two seaplanes attacked a large submarine travelling on the surface travelling at 11 knots, with two men in the conning tower. A bomb was exploded close to the conning tower and the submarine began to sink stern firnt. A bomb from a second seaplane completed the work." The Fourth Case "Three patrol planes sighted a large .submarine as it was submerging and dropped t'.vo bombs close to the conning lowei, causing the submarine to turn turtle and disappear in a muss of oil and wreckage." The Fifth Case "A seaplane sighted two submarines close to the surface and dropped two bombs. One bomb was ineffective but the other hit the deck fairly amidships. The submarine was hidden by the pmoke of the explosion and when the sinuke cleared the submarine was sinking, with both ends in tbe air." The Sixth Case "A seaplane saw the track of a torpedo fired at a merchantman. It dived toward the surface and sighted tho black shadow -of the submarine well below the surface. It dropped two bombs which both exploded close to the submarine, resulting in a large qunntity of oil. bubbles and wreckage." The Seventh Case 'Two seaplanes sighted a submarine on the surface and dropped a bomb �'ach. The fir't bomb caused a heavy-list to the P-boat which began to sink by the stern. The second bomb exploded In the centre of the swirl, demolishing the submarine." The Eighth Case "A seaplane dropped a bomb on a submarine Just emerging and the vessel disappeared with a heavy list to port. The pilot dropped a second bomb Into the swirl and a few minutes later a patch of oil 150 feet/long and 12 feet wide appeared on the surface." Th� Ninth Case -� "A naval airship sighted a suspicious patch of oil and circled It in an effort to ascertain the cause. Suddenly a periscope broke tho surface In the midst of tbe oil. The airship dropped a bomb close to the periscope and a series of bubbles began appearing, indicating that the damaged submarine was moving slowly away under the water. Several more bombs were dropped ir. the path Indicated, until satisfactory evidence was obtained of the enemy's destruction." The Tenth Case "An airship dropped two bombs over a submarine which was engaged In attacking merchantmen. Great patch ob of oil and bubbles indicated severe damages and trawlers made this complete by depth charges." * Amsterdam. April ;".--According to Nouvelles of Maastricht, ano'her long ranee gun similar to the one already bombarding Paris passed through Belgium from Kssen. on Monday. The length of the barrel Is from twenty to twenty-five metres and the calibre from twenty to twenty-five centimetres. ALBERTA TO LEAD IN MATTERS OF COMMISSIONERS FOR MONTREAL APPOINTED MUST RAISE M RHALPW RATE New Act Will Be Most Advanced-Dominion Govt. Has Neglected Duly (Sl.tcial to the Hern Id) j Edomtoti. Apr. 0. - That Alberta j when' its present health program was 1 put into effect would ocupy an ini j portant position among the provinces I of Canada in regard t� an aggressive I health campaign was thc claim made i by Hon. G. P. Smith, provincial secre-I tary in the legislature Krrday_ when | the estimates for the provincial health department were hei'ig considered. Uuring the discussion there was strong criticism of the dllatoriness of ! the Dominion authorities In dcaliug I with the tuberculosis problem. .Mr. Smith said thore was a growing sen Quebec, April 6.-At a meeting of the provincial cabinet held, yesterday, the following five commissioners were appointed for the administration of the City of Montreal: Ernest Decsrle, notary public: Robert A. Ross, C.E.; Hon. Charles Marcil. Alphonae Verville. M.P.; Mr. Arnoldl, tress-urer of the city of Montreal. Says Victor)' Cannot Be Taken From Them-Cant Negotiate With France London, April (5.-The entente in tbe last few months has convinced us that the victory which we require to tinient among the provinces for an up ! ensure Germany's political ;;nd econ to date federal health bureau, and Premier Stewart informed the house omie future can not now be taken from us," said Field Marshal Von Hln ;ain he dls- j denburg in a telegram to the Essen Provision Also Made For Farmers To Build Their Own Lines Cheaply (Spc.-lnl tf> the 1'�rn1i1) Edmonton. April 0-Announcing a very careful survey of the whole tele- . ..... phone Kittmiioii in the province he- that the uucstion wouel a fore the next session of the legislature e�sscd at the conference in Ottawa ChambVr of I ommerre, according to a Premier Stewart informed the house 1 >� '�� summer. td tho Central News from that owinK to the increased cost of j Alex Ross inquired was It the nten-, Amsterdam. | Hon of the government to provide ac- ! We must sufter snll for a short eommoda,tioti for civilian patients in t time tho present anxieties in order to ! connection with the sanitarium that j ensure our good future." the field was' to be erected for the care of sol-1 marshal is quoted as having added, diers tuberculosis patients. j Can't Negotiate Premier Stewart replied he had dls-j London. April .1.-German newspap-l cussed the mutter when at Ottawa, j era say that Imperial Chancellor Von and had learned that the institution ; Hertling Intends on the re-opetilng of would consist of three or four units \ the reichstag on April It! to make a i with a centi',,1 administration build-j speech on tbe alleged French peace Mug and heating plant. I offer to Austria, says an Exchange i Inles.s all the accommodation were Telegraph dispatch from Copenhagen. ' absolutely required for tho soldiers , The chancellor, it Is added, will give ! the government would have the use! details of the French demands and KILLED ON DUTY Winnipeg, Apr. �.-Constable B. \V. Snowden of the Winnipeg police force was murdered last night. He was found dead at the back door of the store ot one Rosenblat, 631 Main St., with n skull wound, the result of a blow from some blunt Instrument, and a bullet wound in his back. There were no marks Qf a struggle. The store had been burgled, the till rifled and a small sum of money taken. The body was found shortly �/ter. midnight when 8er�aant Donald went into the Rosenblat store, noticing that the door was open. Deceased was an Kngllshman, thirty years old, married and bad two call-dreu- muterinl. and other circumstances the rates In Die rural districts would have � to be increased to produce the required revenue. The present rate of $15 would have to be raised. The premier expluined that $225,000 would be ex- [ pended on maintenance this year, but the government proposed to ask for a voto for $500,000 chargeable to cap-' Hal which would be used for buying j material for work nexr year, if they ; saw a chance of buying material suf- ! ficiently cheap. The only new work ; that would be undertaken would be | the supply of the 1,500 phones' they were short in Calgary and of which j they had delivery promised for some time in August. For points outside ot Calgary relief would be provided by the stringing of additional wires' on j the present systems. B The premier stated that It farmers requiring telephones would undertake the work, putting in cheap construction with galvanized iron wires, construction that would pay for Itself in seven years, the government would, give the necessary connection to the trunk lines. This would help lo relieve the difficulties of the present situation. This would cost $:; for day service, and $6 for day and night service. The department would also agree to train free of charge from euch locality a boy to look after the telephone. REFUGEES SEEK of orfa of them for civilian patients. Speaking generally on tho iinestion of tuberculosis Premier Stewart said that on account of the reputation Alberta had obtained on .account of its climate they were getting a great many cases the province really should not be i'edpuuBi'uiG for. Something would have to be done In regard to this by the Dominion authorities. Dr. | Stanley said that under the British North America Act tho federal authorities were responsible for the health of the country. The federal government had Ignored their responsibility in the matter, and the provinces had taken it up in desperation. \V". M. Davison, while ho agreed the provlnco was not directly responsible in the matter of tuberculosis It c.iuld not shirk Its duty even If the Dominion government was not discharging It. Mr. Smith alluding to the appointment of the public health nurses said that the tuberculosis problem would 1 be one of the main parts of tho work. The nurses would procure informa- j Hon for tbe department, and carry on an educational campaign among the | people. The nurses would be paid ' $1,000 a year and the superintendent $1,^00. proposals with a view to showing why further negotiations with France are impossible. 250,000 Russians Fear Hun Invaders and Are Seeking Protection London, Apr. 6.-More than 250.000 refugees from the regions taken from Russia by Germany are seeking safety from the German troops on the eastern frontier of tho Ukraine. Tho Russian government, according to a wire-lees statement issued Friday, has notified the German government that since the conclusion of peace the~ situation has become intolerable and the refugees havo concentrated on the frontiers of the provinces of Smolensk, Vitebsk and M obi lev. The Russian government says It proposes to open the frontiers for these refugee i until UMir deMnlte fate la idttlpd. Amsterdam, Apr. G.-According to a telegram from Berlin Chancellor Von Hertling, In a written reply to parliamentary questions, says that proceedings have been begun on a charge of high treason against persons concerned in tho publication of Prince Llch-nowsky's memorandum and the public prosecutor Is examining Into the question whether Prince Lichnowsky himself should be prosecuted. LAST APPEAL OF QUEBEC EARLY Quebec, April The closing of the bars here two hours earlier than usual gave rise to the rumors of a further outbreak of disorders here lust night. No trouble occurred, however. The closing of the bars was a precautionary measure, applying to civilians and military ulike. Yesterday afternoon the 11 men still retained from among the slxtytwo arrested last Monday night appeared in the police court and eight ot them were admitted to bull of $1,000. Those who had been caught with revolvers in their possession were refused bail. Parle, April 6.-It � officially announced that the appeal of Bcto Pasha for a new trial waa rejected today by the committee of revision sitting as the ministry of Jus-tics. Bolo Paaha la under Aentenee of death for espionage* Winnipeg. April 6.--A severe wind and rain storm prevails la the west today, the precipitation In some districts being as much aa half an Inch during the night. The- telegraph wires are badly affected by the storm and It Is difficult to get definite reports from specified districts. The prospects aro for a continuation of the storm today throughout tbe west, with the-weather becoming fair and colder, with northerly wjnd* � London. Apr. fi-Thft British position south of tho Sorume was improved to some extent by � counter attack delivered In the neighborhood of llangard late yesterday, according to today'i War Office announcement. Along the w*nole front' below Ayette. in the sector north of tfie Somme the struggle continued with violence until lata yesterday evening. Although the Germans made incessant attacks they met with no further success than attended their efforts in the morning. ATTACKS CEASE Paris, Apr. 6.-The German attack along the Krench sector of the hattlefront has ceased. Today's official statement says there was violent artillery Aring last night and south of the Avro but tlist, no infantry action occurred. Tho statement follows: "The night was marked by vlo- 1 lent bombardments north and-south of the Avre, particularly In the) region or Monchel, without infantry actions. On the right bnnk of the Mouse and In the forest of Apremont the artillery fighting was rather Severn at times. Two German raids, one north of Vaux I>es Palmamolx. the other near Seuzey, were without result. "Klsewliere tho night was . calm." NEW ATTACK London. April 6.-The Oernmns at daybreak this morning attacked the little town ot Corbie, in the valley of tho Somme, Renter's correspondent at British headquarters reports. The enemy advanced in different waves. The outcome was not known at the. time the dispatch was filed. The main German thrust, says the correspondent, appears to be west of the Vaire Wood, toward the' principal Amiens Road. The British Improved their position east of Fonqnevlllers. north of the Somme, in their successful attack yesterday morning. The weather was Improved and the barometer is rising although the aviators continue to be handicapped by very poor visibility. Foch is Confident Willi tho French Army in France, April f>. -(By tbe Associated Press) - General Foch, the new commander in chief, in welcoming the Associated Press and other war correspondent* tonight, pointing to a map. said: "All Is going well. Look at the small advance made by the Boche, to call them by their real narrte, aVirltig the 27th. 38th, 29th and 30th. H is now April 5. and it is clearly evident that the great tidal wave of the German army has been broken on the shore, evidently because It met an obstacle. Now they are against an embankment and completely stopped. "The future will show tho full measure of our success. We are going to try to do letter and get the upper hand ot the Boche. I cannot say what will happen, but all Is going well." General Focb then wished the coi-respondenta success In their work. He spoke with cool confidence. BSvery glance portrayed** strong man. fully alive to his task and prepared to deal with it. LIBERTY LOAN HAS AN Now York. N. Y., Apr. ts-fktU hours' soliciting' by the New York Federal Reserve District's army of third Liberty Loan bond salesmen �t noon today had resulted in subscriptions aggregating $87,747,100-�� opening which campaign manageea declared was "more auspiotoua" tfc4� ft they had expected and whwh betijpJe*  ' the record of the first two ;Ullfty Loan drives. ' _ Lirr immunity Paris. April 6-The senate yesterday passed a resolution favorable to fitting the parliamentary unaralty, ef Senator Charles Humbert, e charges Browing o�t of hie______ In the United States in the eertp SttekatchejvAn gad Alberta on Sunday, ef the war. ^^V; 14 81 058?0?70 ;