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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 12, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta YOUJMU X. XUMIilM 101) U. S.HAS DECIDED ON HUGE CAMPAIGN OF CO-OPERATION; CONFER WITH THE ALLIEtiDELEGATIONS AT DATE Will Build Big Meet oJT Merchantmen to Over- come German Submarine Campaign and Keep Allies Three Ships a Day the Record AitiM at Are Have Crossed Illver Aliiiiy, More I'rlsonerg A Li; GHKMAN -COUNTKli' liKATKN HACK I.oruloi'i. Ap'r. 12... About 1 y'linls of lionclics sonlh of in Ihc region soiillicnsl were captur- ed by llic jiritisli Iliis inorniiiB, Rculor.'s .-correspondent. iiOTUicasl'itf-Wmic'cMirl also wns cnpliircd.'Tlic .Brilislr yestehlnv look gloVbi'i'iiddilional fians in I Ihc Croiscllcs I 'mid Ihc Si'urp'c.' rUldi'erPoHJ.s Captured Loni.loiy, yApi'l Drit- Ish c'nrly tins innming Iwo' inippi'tfliil posilions in the cncmyjs'liiifrs north of llic Viiiiy Hiclgc'niiil'iire uslridc or Ilic; river tlic sUileriiciil issued hy the war of- fice, v A iumilJfu- of prisoners luMn'.'v'l'lie slnlenic'nl says iliu'.wciiiliei'icbiilimics wet :uid t New.-: Washington, campaign of colossal proportions to break down ;hc 'German submarine blockade and keep the supplied with food, cldtblrigVa'riri munltlonK, has been determined upon by President Wilson and his advliers as America's first against her cue my.. Unable fiend an nrmy In lo the (he president believes the United Stiles can do even greater service In the.common cause agahis Germany, byiproyldlnE a great armada of merchantmen' to' Invalidate the an which liav been rallied Ihc- tadiilE hopes of Prus slan For' have Lcen work not until to day was on how great a scale the projected or how gr'ca't impofla'ncc was allachci lo It genera. rar every detail has been 'completed, and by fall Ibe camipiign will bs In full Many: off'fciils believe it raiy SUBMARIHES ON PACIFIC COAST, San Francisco, April thsl Oermah sub-. marines are operating In the 1'acllic wers tent to all steam- ship at sea laic'today by aireleea on authority of Lleull-C'onimaniler of Ihe 12lh naval ulsirict here. (Jen. Maurice Points .Out Vast Importance of Drive Now Proceeding at Arras Further Restrictions to te Made April 15 Stuation; Is Alm.osl 'Unbearable GERMANS HAVE MUCH 1 DIFFERENT VIEW OF IT London, April conflict will develop ahorlly into .the greatest battle of the-war-via the fr'MlcUon made today by General F, B. Maurice, chief director of military operations at the'war of- fice, In his weekly with tba associated press. General declared Ihe present iirklEh wai'being conducted according, to plans completed fn Fahniary, there- by the claims" of ins Germ a JIB that: their retreat had up- set Lhe BrtLiflh schedule that the Teutonic military authorities control 'the situation. British losies during IIret two of the offenklve were only hat they had been in'the correanond- g time In the.'Somme off ens I re, eneral Maurice declared; Cnsijiiincy-nrfsse, drove Uic souliienstcnVcdge of -Ilic upper Conchy .cnpUiring scvcr- iiiipprtiii; I [fos.i Lions, tlic war iifficc aiinbiiiiccs. In Cbniii- piijjiie.ilie tiermaiis. were ejccl- ejtsl of Sapr T-official malomcnt con- Early' this niornlng.-.we'' iiflacked and captured two important positions In tho enemy linei'north ol Vlmy nlJgo. astride the Illver Souchez.'A number of itriaoners by us'._ lil'sjll two hostile uiion oiir'nciw poaitlons on Ilie I. iiorlherii end. of Vlmy.nidge were driven'oft. by our' inichlno. gun lire lica'vV.iCerman-. losses.' 'Some prdsriss" has-been madn south of'the Hivor Aji'rli .12.-Tt5.-lo Ilriilsh attacks partlclpatcil in by niry and. a'rmorcil-ciirj to the-north of Mdrichy.'yc.slcrday, says the official today armv hcndfiiiflr'tcrs atnff, broho down On.the northern bank of Lha'Hirer Sparpe." tho slalc- inonl'. in- Vlmy and a -violent artll- lory To thd-'soulli Ihc enemy brought forward itrpnij''-1 forecs for'a thrust, After frequsnt" Monchy. was lost. To, ttierc lirlt- Ish" ,lo nheims. the Oer- nfan" slntiracnt' ailds, arllllerj- firing Incrca.Vffi.V.-to'.Grcat violence. In west- ern -Chompagne arUllcry fisliUng increasing. .Yeaterday French and nrlllsh.'.accOTdlrig to the slatcmcni, lost.' 24 aeroplane's' on the west- ern frohi.vork Is'mosl ditucult After Ihc. work' bringing' .'H'; fail .the numerous cftvefi labor, lakinc hoars of Is'lhe condlt In the, f. bodies'. Kre 'April eipcclcri carlj- Ealllngs'tif the" gr_ain fleet from Chicago, for, Carir ndian riorls) Importance was attached today-.lo. tho "arrest of three.men wbo were. fOund concealed on One boats. 'Federal officers refused to dtyulge infofniatton concerning vlhe arrests." .BANK CLEAftlNGS. Dank- for week ending (oiiy' 303, as afmlnM fpf.thft ,-fr correRpondlng ago, an increase 61' 60 per cent; 1 SON OF SIR CHARLES TUP- PER IS KILLED. ,V Vancouver, 11- 12. AWretl I.lncham, "brother 'of "Arthur-. l.inclnni, mknaser- of the N'ews -Artvcr- A i.ttscri-V find Captain Gordon son of Sir -llibbert "'have.- been filled In action. [ncc toVtlie le'nglh of lime THE GERMAN H Copenhagen, April London pril, battle ot Arris, ac- ordfne-to dhc Germaa preis, la evca f ibaly local- "importance, lament- ble. It fa (rue, already -brought to" R UndsMIl and not, affecflcE In. auy.. egree Ihe strategic 'situatiob. i It is iterpreted as ptrt of tho ple.n of. the nglo-French ntention 'or .delivering: 9 )ibV on. the Soinnie Irpnt, to Both already Me- nTinted.'ln -.In-.'', 5aiiBpic'iaus-.-lype wilhbut lieadljnESJl GensorEiiip authorities are .evidcnlly fltsured.JbaL Ihe readlDE public ECQ- ,lhe German version, aiirf that confidence Iri .Meld Marshal', von burg [3 unimpaired. inferrlew between- the "Field" Marshall 'and the Spanish, correspon- dent is given Ger- -press and shftr.es headline'hori- with the bailie of Arrar In llils-... inteh-iew" Von Hindenting .ayowE.lilV c'qnndence.ln the; firmness, of German west and .etH-' Submarine ranipatcn.wlll not faiL-r: H hge ,had- ihe..effect ou .public, opinion wliere Ihe Field .Marihal still bulks' lirge -as .a confldenc'e-InBplrlnE he'ro- -the' -.was evidently laurichr e'd to counteract anjf cocrageiienL at..the .frowlnt ..dlmtn- sions of. what -the the league for the det I ruc- tion ot Germany, Cairo, -Vpril llr in I on don, April 1 Briton are con [Inning Iheir succeasee in the Mcln Ity o[ Gaza; Their.mounl: ed (orces-hnve occupied lurlner. kiElrterritory lo a consolidating' strong PpBlUons aclng Gaza and" taking 'many ;priST oners. L-lt'., The losses, or. lljev Gaza are e3limatcd at .while the British, portG vrecelvcJ, were AQO. One hundred and ninety- missing. construe-" lion of wire intern- ment of .betun to- day on Ellis' A- heavy Euan] of Unll.cd SJa'lca ,refiulnrs will- 'ho maintained .'pn jsjantl a I all Unics beginning fpro the house mililary'conimlltee tp; day announced :lhftl "he had rlicldei to 'ta.Xc. Iromodlnto tho' sutiiqrlly lo Increase the orrny by all'lhe tncremenla Uridf'r Ibe: present-.plan iterartment will Immediately (ncrcase Ihc TCgnlflr; army to'Its full OTniple- mcnt men. Tills" Iiiercfte in apart .from the now P.rniyjtb :bfi aclhoriied. MARKETS wrwat Local track oils May "flax 1961 ,L6 and quite mir Telrograd rtis- paich .siyfi'lhal Ihe pro government' has o'rilcred el reaerves. of 1S161 Jiairyeit, of com and cereals; which fit-for fodder, to bevplaced.al the disposal of Ihc slate The entire rcser.yes of .Ihe veat. except'whil.Is renuiretl for seec and bt the families ot the has expropriated Chewier. Pa.. April ii'cxj endled, investigations. ]j ixplqsioii Tuesday the plant of the, Ammuniiion riea.r lerc. They asacrtcd lhal Ibo disaster was'A'deiibcm'lcly rbrpclralcd as ?arl of of teribriw.i 'On 'Visit Ip .City, Stales lit- is Not Work on.Large Scale Is loo ycl'.Lo say.niial' acreage there 'will tic. in, tbe Ihrce. western, provinces' this -year." ever; I am not" concerned .'aboul iber" -.1 Inlk of a'iftte spring..; Conditions loofc. niost promising, and n'ill, :'.-l find that the acreage will have hean expecting." Jfflll, vke-presiilent 'crnl manager lines" of.Ihc P. R. arrived in the of the west, anrt made Ihe.aborc. slatenifpt tp 'tho Mr.-'liall Lelhbridge about ".len rriiaji Sir LOUIS New York, April ly the dangers of rlhe German subinarino. blockade' Of outward on '-homeward. .nicrican and oltner on Ihc journey, Ihe Ai _ __ ,__ ._ _, arrivert at The fit Jxjuis'was ihe fiwt ecngcr boat 16 be armed i aTid" fravel iRh Ihe danger (V'-- Isles s'.ncs of January 31. irobahly rtsll Ihe Alanyberries _ ension of thc.: Korernost 'branch '16-- rrtbrrow., ._ -Mr. Hall slates lhal Uic labor rroi'-'; em is serious, .bul.thai- It is being fairly well solved >so, far. ifc coming in from company ia of work bul. la iindcriaVlng "nolhlng a' Urge scale. -i 'cnccd Id from .three 'To