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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 11, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta iK. WKIJNKSDAY, Ai'nii. NCMIUCIl 102 StfifflBDS Aiitlioi'lllcs Cou- Jphiiion, president el the Baldwin Ipcortdtlvc-Wflrki, changed theory Mmr the. es. FloBloh -viai due to accident af- ter a visit today to the plant. He -Kov; inrceV with. the vleW of M. Vauelalrv'preitdcnl of the EddyT 'ilonc corporalloj, that plotters 'cjiited the explos- ion. "Although de have only clrcurnitanllm Mr. looks as IF tome one louche'd' off bomb or lime clock wlth'.exolMlves 'Suspects. The, Chester .'police have released Biisuecis, father and Eon, named nrrcsjlta lost "'El'1'' lit [ifeEont-lB1 Jn.custouy In rormecL- lori-vrlUi; tho 'explosion liui four sela nf Investigators, aro at work and de- volopraeriiii' are shortly. Ilie Chester police' say' that If tho eiploE- ion work ol plotters, who- have died with of the dead .at.. thi-.nia-; THi: KIUTISII IX 'ITHKKV Voiulerl'iil Artillery itiililies I'roni Heavy.. Who heads' Ihe Cnnidian jpjvistorr.'a the front In. Vtry Serious Situation'.'Qreal IN BIG BUM 'OTAI; LOSS TO BK ABOUT 1500 "Ottawa, .Aiir. aiuflUlea were auotallied In llierfirri lay's Ijfihllni; of tlic Canadians .for' tlio amoiis Vliny This Includes lend, mlsalnc, amlilhc Canadian losses; as Indicated byuhc officers' losses'aro, considered >c mipreccdenledly light In'view-nf he importance and-nature of life ac- ton." Thd number of casualties among i he rank and llio Is not available for" jubllc-atton: Usually the ratio of cas- ualties among the men to the casual- ties among officers Is about SO'.lo.l, but, It Is staled here that Ihc officers have suffered somewhat out of propor- tion to the men end It Is estimated thai the total ''casualties among_ Ihe men tor ihe flrsi ilay does not .much eicced i.'-- Wonderful Preparation The wonderful artillery preparation which diove ihc Uermans who surviv- ed, Inlb.their dugouts. Is considered to j be responsible' for comparatively "light first ho iiotlfleil in thcn-le. Defence of'.iyoiihcra Laid Open To: Terrific Onslaught oft he New British Offensive. Glory for Themselves, itf Munitions and ol1 iVlsbneis Al- i inusl in Nature'of a 'Miracle. bridge of' tioats at Bagilxl .'iyhlffi..'.lies oh-Ijbih ban IHi-cr Tigris, v [Its of- the were'blpsvn Inlo Ihe Delaware of Also entrance Inlo has given thd high cosl-of-llrlng another, boost.; .'Flour Is now selling nt Ihe liishest price lii tlic hlslory o Ihe 'reln.ll per hundred S11.3p.por barrel. _ Sujir jia's'.'cbine'' backTalter the flump-and-Is retailing cents pcr'liound. Thoi'lndlcitlons are that flic 'hQ3l.'B'ol'iVel -been reached hfq pn'ulc.ilng JU.OO suga; by the prcs-ch'tng jseason. The.'.aacn rovbliilloh'In'. OUDV wJioro 170.0ud.000 carnage was' done lo'lho sugar plan Is said 'to bo Iho cause of Ih rccenl rise.' the festive, bo oul.ot-slght. H'.advanccd. "10 cent recently. three pound'pali of lard, which 111 rctnllcd' for 4 Is how .cb'stlns .Iho' ho.usehc'lde Sa Is.-now more, free loiis ihan' gold. r.'It Is retailing al 45 per'ppuni 3n cents two yeSrs :A Jump' of thrco ceiils'per.pound'has taken witb- In ilie'past'coiiiile'of weeks. 'Priinea a're avlallnj. The' hoarding hQiise a-real lunirj-. Ihe- prlcc'hv pilifomla. Jumped from 3Vf'cones'-por ..pound retail 11 lq buy a pound al Cheese Is following bulter and milt. It '20 cents 10.55 cents' since theVwar. Ce'rnBtVrcli -lias doubled in fltlce. to 314 'Tbc'butlbbk.for Ihls'yca'r'a crop of canned, goods' Is one local' grocer advises Ihe thnflif hdujckccrer-lo lhat the fruits of tie bick'yirS are canned this year at horoc.-The'vlcvp prlc'u of psas and tomalocs haa'Jt'y ho means bccn-reich- cv APRLIOATIONS ON U. S. LOAN Washington, "Appllca- tlbns qt Iho proposed ibpnil issue have reach- ed thok treasury .deparlnicnt-ln such nuinlltlcs' that ilic administration be lieycs, ttic-Xilccces of llio "Issue IB h! mlltee. of.forelsn ,1 open to neiiotlallar.Sj'wIth -lh_ emy.: -For: this eilabllsliedl'.ietweenVlluiilJ'fan.d Rwnden. .FVirlfieraoVei demand reprsseiiutlyea'. shouldi Save, a front. publlcari lengcd llio coramillee "deje- Irjlb'tho day and worli'r'who of. namealo'f 'ara gBtinjij to pritlbyginil.'..' ,'ilio flato of isvp'ouhd the horrors of'-clvllpwarv and .Ijrib- defeat; malns'Bllenl. t- 1" casuaes i they lihVa been eneaBed goes lo.'clein rj'rTplrate ,lLe [lercbilitien of llie 'Urlllsli prCDaratlo early days' bf'.lhe war. jWe'feiSevereiy; 1'artiisV Making -More Progress Now .'Ofr SURRENDER _ Hill lluries Party at Ebulli-e'a'st of wrecked 'by ian .CWlbsion. Those re- covered, aro: VVm. UIrd, Thomas Clieckley. Henry Falllt, AVin. Pucker and; Wfflli Sllvcrwood. All bodies ao nsan work of rescue is 'the ulniosl dlEpalch and it libped'lhat all the "bodies will he got but the week. al io' o'clock. iyiien_a 'cave-ill occurred A rescue the" Held till' mine is .working desperately to fescue the entombed "man. "who la not kiioiru whether .to.'lic'de'ad'or alive.. News from Cajgary today.'.tells of Ilie death "iri action ot Lieut. ;J nek member of.the .well-known local Highland battalion, which' left for'Ihe front last fall.. loin'ed Ihe riishlnndcrs just a month iofor6 they left tor-tbe front; vicing iromoted, from the rank of sergeant and copimission .with.l.leut.- He was lhe.sqn.of F. K. Knton-tUc well known'oalgary criminal. lawyer. KatonJ; was bt'eh-'lhe In the kllllcs. was .killed; .in .tin' last his dme has inoly'el.appeared -in- Ihc asuallics. his. lallicr having been ibtifkd by 'private mcssaEc: Hoi is he: first of Kiltie, otficers o'.mdk'c tlie-Buprc'rne BULLETINS SWEDEN NEUTRAL. .'SVockhplm, via. London, .April MinEster. has handed to Unilsd-Stateb am- baii'a'dor Morris formal notice by'e" Swedish novernment that II preserve 'Strict neutral between -America and Ger- pftBdpU. --U -llulllul lu.n r many by and Spaiiir-'ac'cbrdinE IfnVa'dlBpMcl from'Coloina Torwifled'''b'WHievrX _ TJ'li '2 J_-ll .J '_ ,'3WEDEN-SHOPT :OF. Slockhoim.-'.via Lon'jon'.' April: Malic ''and- rtcc-'atdcks'-havc' bfcn ei by: the "U: S.' MAIL STOPPED. April 10, via London, April 11. Germany has sloppcd .allfrnall- service, hath dirtcl "and indirect between this country, and [the Uncled State.s. Teltgraphic service'alao h2s been stopped. (By Philip Witt- CoiTcsppmlcnl's Apt-. 10, via Apr. Tlic bailie of Afra.s -is HIE grcalcsl viclqry.we have yel gained in Iliis war and a'slaggeritig blow lo the' enemy: ;lfaE lost alrcatly over 'prisoners and more than a hundred guns and in tlerirt and Svnitndcd liis losses arc grcnl. He is in relreat south of Vin'iy ridge- lo i .defensive lines further back and as lie goes Hi-ilish nuns ai-ef stii ashing him along the roiuls. 'Bfack'riav For 'Germany II is a black day for, the German armies and for German women, who do ndlliiimV 'vet what ii means to tliem. During Issl-'iiishlMh'eiCaria'clians gained the last point, called Hill 115, oiiVifny Ilie (Icrinaus held oiil in-a liocUel -i lwilh machine 'morning Hie whole .of -that ridge .lomiiiales lo'Doimi, is in British bunds. So llicre f is removed from British p'a'llisttlic-.grcrit barrier lor whtcli the I'l-euch and hvo bloody vca'rs. flerwaixl saw Iliis ndc of I'iirnific