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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 12, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME IX. LETHBRIDGE, AUJEUTA. WEDNESDAY. APRIL 12, 1916 NUMHER 104 ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUN ON AN ALLY SHIP AT SALON IKI Dominion Men haveTaken | Only Need Aboui 1 wenty i Many Hun Prisoners ! More-Calgary Men in Ho.t_Scrap London, April 12.-Fighting for craters, In which the Canadians have borne a considerable share during the last week, probably will continue for some time longer, although there is not much doubt now that our line has got the upper hand. It Is learned th.'^t the Canadians have taken about 85 prisoners in the recent operations, mostly youths of a very mixed class. Some of them have told the Canadians that they were forced Into the fight by being awed by their own machine guns. The Canadians are flanked on both sides by two of the strongest English divisions. Stood Their, Ground ToroiUD, April 11.-The Toronli) Kvpiilng Telogrnm has tliii following are Coming Willi tnouHh a|i|)lli'iinl!i wIkj will lu; uoonpted to lirliit,' (lit- stroiiKlli up t() 8(1, the (;iKt luiltery C, E. V.. Is now on tlic Iionie Htrolcli u!' its rHoriillins , cainiiaiKn nnd lho.�h who want to koI i In will huvi: lo lunry. l.iput. NeLson ' I in ciluii'Kt! ol' rpi-nillin!; stattni IIiIb i I inorninK that only alioiil 20 more men i arc needed. 'I'lie real are all In Bight. I 'I'hlH altornoon Lieut. (;�o. HalHv I left for Calgary wheru ho will pick up I those men who havp applied for tranr.. ' torn from other units In t'le provlnii' ; and any e.tperlencod artlUerynHMi i who ;nny ai)ply from the nor.thcrn 'oily. This oxpedlllon i.� expected to : yield about forty men. who wltli tlif i SO already on t)ie list hore will brim: 1 the battery up to 120. The lull (i^trenBlli is IDS so that there is not a I Kreat distanee lo go. 9o fur nothing has been heard as to tlie brigadin!,' of the new batteries lint it is expected that the new hri tonight from its London correspond-i �"1 he of western batteries be- �nt. Douglas S. llobertson: "A number of wounded soldiers liave just arrived in England from the Canadian front where, at St. I'.lol, they had sharp lightlnB. "1 talked to some of the wounded this afternoon who had been sent �here. --".\fler a terrific concentrateil boni-hardiuent the enemy attackoil and managed to dislodge the troops of Romp four Canadian baltallonB, which Jiad boon holding the craters where mines had been exploded by eugi-tieere'about two weeks ago, against the German poaltion, aiid which were taken- by British troops. "The position was a most dlfflculi one to hold. After standing .shell tire for some time the � Canadians wore j ordered to retire a short distance. Notwithstanding that the enbliiy attack was the (iercost In many | montlis, the Canadians "stood their ground splendidly nnd soon were firmly entronclied close by. 'Our artillery sustained its reputation and ably supported the infantry. The Oermans suffered sevoroly from our shelling." ing formed in Winnipeg, Hogina and Vancouver. U. .1. C. Paris and .1. FT. Wallwork have been medically examined and taken on the strength today. Tlie parade this morning brought out about 40 men, making a good showing for the week's recruiting. om boioier, r Supreme Sacrifice at Front I.etliliridg'.' today in mourning Hi'' ; los.'; of another popular Letlibrldge-)orn young man, wiio has died for his j country In the hatlle line iu Kraiice- Lieut. .Magralli fiodwiu of tlie artll-; lery. Word of bin death in action Germans Renew Attacks With the Use of Gas and Exp osives NO GROUND GAINED leaving here about six weeks ago for | Hie front. Lieut. Coilwin was a nephew of C. I'aris;. April 12.-The German as-.\. .Magralli, former member of parlia- sault on the Verdun front west of the inent for ilie Medicine Hat district .Mouse wiis renewed this morning, and now a member of the inter-| Troops advanced on the Caurettes Matioiial WatiMways Commission. He j wood, south of Cumieres, the war of-; rcaclipd the Herald this morning from was a gniduate of Ihe Uoyal Military j lice announced, using flame projec-Otlawa. No details are available as i College of Kingston where he not only tiles, but were repulsed. Kaat of the lo how he met his death. | took iiis military training, but his ad- Lieut. Magralb Godwin was iiw. of.\aiucd schooling as well. About U)e lirst young men of the city to | iliree years ago lie came to Leth-leave for the front. In Any river .\leuse in the Douaumont and Vaux sector there was only artillery fighting. The war otllce says It has and Lieut. Godwin went in cliarge. He went to Kngland witli the first contingent and while tliere was ill in the hospital for some lime. However he recovered and rejoined ills unit, which was on the iiring line. This is the first death in action of an artilleryman from Lethbrldge. Willi Lieut. Godwin in the parly of were Sergt. Hobby Seargent and Sergt. Scullard. Sergt. Seargent has since been invalided home, recovered at Og-den and has returned to his unit, g man or sterling popular with all killed, The loss is iilaced at $1.'^li.. Olio. ? ? ? ? ** ** ** ** *� FURTHER REMAND BUSINESS Edmonton in Bad Way-Applies to Legislature for Special Sale Powers AK[ EVIOEN THEBAII ASYLUM JL High River Member Will Bring up Charges Against Attorney General on Thursday HE SUB. WARFARE m Baultain Commission Now Investigating Alleged Graft in Connection with Erection Hogina, .Vpril 12.-Etvideuce was taken before the Maultain commission this morning regarding the oonstruc-lion of the Battleford asylum. It was the first working session of the commission which has held only preliminary sittings HO far. H. ,T. l^cky, contractor, gave evl- 27262900 193? ;