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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 10, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10,1918 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HEHALI7 PAGE NINE' London, Apr. 10.-"In this morning's attack the enemy onterea the British first line trenches be- ' tween the Rivers Lya and Dou'oe," said Major Oeneral V. B. Maurice, chief directory of military operations at th*w*r,of flee today." The attack extended from Armontleres to Mesalnea." "The German gajns. today," continued Gensral Maurice, "in con-Junction with the; results of his attacks �' ywiterflay hate placed Armentieres In an awkward salient. "On the Meealnes front the enemy's attacks today were repulsed. The enemy has obtained no footing on the high ground anywhere." The Germans captured a considerable part of - Ploegsteert \Vood, (General Maurice said. "In the fighting yesterday the eneiuy advanced in the centre to a depth of 5500 yards," General Maurice sahk "It is quite certain we lost some. guns. In an advance to such.a depth considerable Portuguese, artillery must have been lost and probably a number of prisoners." , In the retirement'.of the French to the line of the Alletto river two French battalions were cut off and the Germans took about 2000 prisoners, said General Maurice. .. The withdrawal was made on account of an awkward comer in the line. ^ "The latest flighting," the general said, "shows that the enemy is nierely carrying out another chapter in his effort to exhaust the British army. , His first scheme whs to cut off the lirttlsh from the French. 'That failed. Now ho is attacking wherever he sees a favorable chance, with tho Idea of bleeding us white if ha can.'* JHOLD STRONG British Army in France, Apr. 10.-On the extreme north a vigorous counter attack during tho night forced the enemy to' relin-iiuish half the ground he \yon yesterday.between Croix De Bac and ijao :'Bt. Maur..' The British army this morning'were holding strongly, along the pew battle lines south of Annfntieres after a night of bitter'fighting which was most 'intense about the all-important GIvenchy Hill on the right wing. SUFFERED AFTER HOI PURSUIT Saskatoon, Apr. 10.-After a sensational pursuit through the night, Chief of Police G. AT. Donald and Inspector C. 'M. Smith, head of the provincial police department, shortly after S o'clock this morning captured Kr-lfest Johnson, aged 2p, the lone bandit, who held up and robbed the Nu-tana branch of the Canadian'Bank of Commerce in broad daylight yesterday. The arrest was made near Clarkshoro, twenty miles norteast of Saskatoon. �With his pockets crammed with small bflls amounting in all to more than $0,000 and carrying a loaded revolver and ammunition belt containing one hundred cartridges, Johnson was overtaken by the police in a racing motor car. He turned on a lonely part of the road to give battle, but the officers jumped from the moving Car.and bore him to the road. He was quickly handcuffed and completely tied before he had an opportunity to pull' his gun. BUTTER cost cut in Half by using more CR0WNBRAND C�RN|tSER0P At present pricet^U pays "to. eat less butter and moire Crown Syrup.. : In V10 �nd JS) pound tmi,  also "Perfect Seel" Qo�rt J�r�. > "�?/'-� W�it# for Ire* Cook �[ook. THE CANADA STARdH CO. LIMITED. MONTREAL. IS "Fruit-a-tives" Alone Gave Hlfir Quick Relief Buckingham, Que., May 3rd, 1915. "Forsovcn years, I suffered terribly from Sovere Headaches and Indigestion. I had belching gas from tho stomach, and I had chronic Constipation. I tried many remedies but nothing did me good. Finally, a friend advised "Fruit-a-tives". I took this grand fruit medicine and it mado mo well. To everyone who has miserable health with Constipation andlndigestion and Bad Stomach, I say tako "Fruit-a-tives", and you will get well". ALBERT VARNER. 50c. a boxr for #2.50, trial size 23c, At dealers or sent postpaid by Fruit-a-tives Limited, Ottawa, Ont. I THE FACTORY ACT Lethbridge Retail Merchants Association at the meeting in the hoard of Irad't. building tonight will tackle th� Factory Act and take some definite action an to what course, shall be followed. The-members1 of the Association are'greatly sur jirisfed, over the action of the ��government in deciding against any amendments. They declare they have information that the special commission, composed of Judge Carpenter and A. G. Browning who liehl a aeries of sittings through-Pout the province to obtain the feeling towards the act, reported to the :gov-ernment in favor of .removing Leth-bridge and Medicine Hat retail stores from the province of the act, "and also that Premier Stewart indicated as much. But this evidently is not to be done. The action to be taken to offset the new turn of affairs will be decided tonight, and from hints dropped today it will not be unlikely that a teat case may be carried right to the last court of appeal to test the validity of the act as applied to retail stores. "We believe tho act is discriminatory, and will base our case on that" said a local member of the association to the Herald. "Why should retailers in a town of 4,500 be allowed to keep their stores open on Saturday night with a- full staff while the Tetailers in '.a ,to#h of 0,500 must work with a part s^iff? Thjit;s the question we will aak the courts'to decide." Restrict Use IJutfer and Sugar -Do Not Apply To Farmers Xew food regulations which were announced from Ottawa, some lime ago are now in effect in local hotels and restflurantf it w�r� placed under arrest. His from Foremost, to Manyberries. ANNUAL MEETING GRAND TRUNK Montreal, Apr. to.-The annual meeting of llie Grand Trunk Railway company will be heid on April '25, in London,. The annual report will;' show more business- done' during the last year ihnn in any previous format year in the history of the G.T.B. Last year, the company handled 23,000,000 tons of freight and livestock, the heaviest freuilit business done ihy the company in "years. ' ' / Are Your Children Learning to Save Money? Each maturing son and daughter should have a personal Savings Account in the Union Bank of Canada, with opportunities to save regularly, and training In how to expend money wisely. Such an education in thrift and saving will prova invaluable In later life. LETHBMraOEBRANCH CAHD8TON BRANCH BARON8 BRANCH   F,W. NICHOLSON, Manager. - F. V.- Cavers, Manager - J.-) Blackwood, Manager HOUSEHOLDERS Please Note that we deliver SOFT DRINKS of all kinds to any part of the city. * CO.D. ONLY iv:::::,:;;;: Lethbridge Brewing & Malting Co., Ltd. FEDERAL MINE IS STILL IDLE Tho uieu of the Federal mine are still out on strike. President Biggs of District No. 18 arrived in the city this morning to confer with Manager Mack of the mine regarding the trouble but no solution has yet been reached. Mat Petras, secretary of the union In the Federal Mine called on the Herald today and declared that he was not an alien enemy. "I am an old timer here and 1 am.naturalized." He showed his naturalization papers. President White of the union declared that no strike bad been called. "We just walked out" he explained. The matter is being taken up direct with Ottawa it is understood. People's Forum Communications under this heading must bear the signatures of tho writers. THANKS PUBLIC FOR THE VETERANS Builders' Supplies CEMENT, LIME, WOOD FIBRE PLA8TER, EMPIRE FINI8H, HOL LOW TILE, BRICK, ROOFING8, BUILDING AND TAR PAPER, FIRE PLACE MANTLES AND GRATES, TILE, BEAVER BOARD, PLATE OLAtl, MURANESE GLA8S, COMMON GLAS8, AUTO WINDSHIELDS. The Western Supply & Equipment Co. Ltd. PHONE'1044 FOURTH 8T. 8., LETHBRIDGE Citizens of Lethbridge: Ladies and Gentlemen-Last week I wrote an appeal to your good nature and sportsmanship; and it gives mo great pleasure to write this second letter to thank you for your generous support on Saturday last, which proved that the people of Lethbridge are not behind other cities when ft coirieR to showing their appreciation of the boys who have "doffed the khaki." ' On enquiry, I think I might say, the "Vets' Day" almost equalled the first big tag day hold -in the' cify; at a time when-such-things were a novelty; and that fact..goes to prove that the people of Lethbridge BtiH have a (Warm spot for the boys who went away. I am requested to thank the C. P. R. depot authorities, for tho consideration; shown to the ladieB of the Next-oi'-Kin who worked so. hard for us that day. ' ~~ To the ladies and children of the Next-of-Kin who worked so hard and untiring,. . we. . are.-. deeply indebted. (Personally, J envy them -their walking abilities; none"of them having used "conveyance of any sort). The day's takings warp: JBS3.C5. Expenses: Tags, f 10.75; tea, etc., provided for women and children at club, *:(2.00. Total |22.7�. Balance *5,'10.90. Melieve me. Yours siueereiy   VETERAN., YO VUG MEN AND MEN WHO.SJTAYvYOONG I 117HAT the mark "Sterling" means on silverthe label "Society Brand -y * * means on ready-to-wear clothes. A guarantee of integrity.) It is the pledge of the makers. >' No garment is a genuine Society Brand model unless the inside pocket bears the label. Go,to "Style Headquarters" - twhere Society Brand Clothes are' sold. ALFRED: "DECKER ,� cOHN; M�ker� For Cinmil*. Society Blind Clotb.a, Limited Cbicwo New York -MowaJ 4* Clad in Society Brand' Clothes, Fattier and Son appear.likebrothtrs: They level men's ages. mm J 1: - > .... � > 'rpHE well dressed man spells success and inspires �"confidence." We recommend Society Brand Clothes because they meet every requirement-in fit, in fabric, in style, in price, and give dependable wear. See the new Spring models at our store.; McKelvie & McGuire Lethbridge '' SfVLE HEADQ V ARTE R S' WHERE SOCIETY BRAND CLOTHES ARE SOLD 929 33 ;