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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 13, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOU'Mli XI. LETHBRiDGE! ALBERTA..? SATIMDAY, \l�iur. la, 19lK HUGE ARNIES IN DEATH GRIP "NO OTHER COURSE BUT TO FOfl IT OUT'-FIELD MARSHALL HAIG Hoa. A. C>. ItacKay said it would be vrettr aa9V4mms legtalatlon to give a poiioctayi power to arraat ft pwrsM �u auaalcldn fttf anr o�� tquii practice In Aib�rta. this apk>lled'from tbe period ttt'tke ertfatloli �t U)e-.)>rasr-tnco. , ' � � ' � i f , Dr. fltanley said thera was uoit tha �ams raclproQlty with regard t6 the i uldar pravtttltears in province, the man �rbo wero In practice Imtore tb* urovlnoa wm formed, and who lik-atudad soma of tba^^eat known and i04t able mayhiirs of the pvofesalon . iGo�!llirti!vr OK fAoa ii~ Gsnsvs, Switserland, Apr. 12.- Greatest activity reigns at Gorman naval basas^ especially at Kiel, Coal and ammunition Is being shipped to tho fleet in large quantities, accordlnq to information racelvM here this mai^ ning from a reliable source, tier-man naval contingents with heavy guns ware reeently reoalled from the western front to Join the fiesta and wora replaced by Austrian arMllery manned by land fofcss. In^loatiooa ana tiwt a naval raid of graat magnitude is about to be atUmptad. OF THE" Regina, Apr. 13,-Commissiott-sr Psrry, C,M,a., wired his resignation a� head of tha R.N.W.M.P. to Ottawa thia inornlng. Veater> day it way tnitownead that the fa-m�ua JtoMO MmiW not go overseas as a unit. Today Oammissionsr Perry admitlod that ha had for--warded his rsglgiiatlon aa com-ntandlng officer, but rakiaad to stats hie reason, '^hs public must Uraw Ra astn eenetualtit,*' waa bla only eemment. Th� news af the eemmiaslon-eHa raolgnalien fail like a bomb-ahall among mambers af tha force today. All aanlor affleera atatlon-ed in the barracks wees s�m> monsd to headquarters thIa nMrn-Ing and the wire of resignation was read to them and fervArded to Ottawa. Coming aa it. did on top of the news that tha unit would not go ovsrseas aa a unit and that non.oommiasionad officers and man were granted authority ta enlist voluntarily ^n cavalry unlta, tha rssignation of the head of tho force waa a knock out blow. ONLY FULL HOME Armies Sway Back and Forth In ' ROLf SMSFItS Terrific Struggle For Vital Points E Bank Manager aad Otlitra at Toronto Arrested on Theft' Chargee Toronto, Apr. 13.-The arrest of h. Norris Maynard on a charge of stealing $3,000 from tbe Dominion Bank of which be has been a branch manager for three years, haa been the'occaelou for a fl'ood of revala-tions concerning hand book opara-tlons. At the police court yesterday Maynard was remanded for one week In custody. It was stated by tl\a police later In the aftarnooa that a preliminary review ot the books showed that tbe amounts mlsslnc will exceed $100,000. John Qagan was arrested charged with "keeping a common gamiac house," The poMce learned. It is alleged, that gambling on horse races waa the cause of Mayaard's dowafall. Three other men In the pool room on Queen street owned by Oagan wara sean^hed and betting slips and racing Information found on them. These men wlll.be subpoenaed to appear in court at witnesses. Oagan. it is alleged, was oonnectad with the bandllaf of som%)t tbe wag-era on the races made by Maynard. Lendan, April i2.-A barman air raid waa maia an tiM aaal oeaat of Ifl|lan4 thIa avanliM. Ona or two of tha raldara itiMaatfad In raid Is atin In praeraaiT �0T PAH INUND . Landan. �,9Ht nlghfa air ralil In Oarman alpihlp ra lanMa and anatbar t�-ln laet mH al-oaaal, It most to tha ngrtliwaat . was afflelally annauH�Mi tM�y Uadon. Apr U.-riva parsoaa ware killed and fifteen otbars injurad In the German air raid last nlcbt on England, sccordittg to an official an-Bouncement mad* today. Irish Nationalists Sign Minority Convention Report, Setting Forth Their Views BteLIEVE FULL HOME RULE WOULD PACIFY ALL IRISH PARTY - j London. April 12.- Nationalist members of th� !�.� In lint- with the rest of Canada tomorrow, it will be necessary for nil householders to turn tlieir cloolu ahiad an hour on retiring tonight, in the morning the clock will say elgbt when, under old time, it wouid ri-uUy be lU'ven, and |,ltu� It will go on througboat tbe summer until October :Ust v.hcn the clocks will be turned back an hour, and winter time will clonic into vtteit Arrangemeata are being made by the C. P. R. hero to connect up with the new time. Al trains running out of l.,ethbridge after today will start at the echeduletf time, by the dock, though In ren)�ty ttvy will he 1. aving an hour earlier tban at present As I.ethbridge bas only two dirough iraluM on Sunday laanrtng it win he very easy to make the chanRp. * Church sarvlcas will open on Sunday iaawUag aril o'clock ns usual, ytlut it will ho ! o' new paper. J "Xks Calcsry OSasdIan," p�bMahsd Dp Alberto NQwapsparg Usuitad, �Ub O. M. Thonuasa at presl-daat aad & A. Hsydaa, aawa adttW, Tha atalC^ will bo tffea'siJr^ by con- I.ondon, Kpr. 1;'..-'A proposal Irish .N'atinntfUsts to omit the scripllon of 'Ireland clause from the fiove'nraent power bill was rejected b> a majority of 17"J in tho house of (omnions last night. The total vote shows that a large section of the house abstained from voting. The debate in the house yesterday and last night was remarkable for the speech of Mr. Asqultb, tlie former premier, who while strongly objecting to the conscriiitlon of Ireland, frankly declined to take responHibillty at the moment that the nation is facing a grave mtlUary crtiis of pushing that opposition to tbe extend u( forcing a cliaugb in the government. Henry DSke, chief secretary for Ireland, made a brave attempt to conciliate the Irish members. The effort led to a strong altercation with the Nationalists at the close of the dcbal^. The government spokesman In tbe house, Andrear Bonar l>aw. In a brief speech, WlndlDg up tM discussion contended that tbe government bad a moral ri|nt In wliat they were doing and would be craven not to do it. V "We uld nut tell America she had the right to conscript irishmen in tbe United itSlas while we had not the same rifbt at home," he said. "Wa Intend at the earliest moment to introduce a bill, which we hope will give home rule, or rather local govcmroeut to Ireland." This statement bVougbl a fresh uproar of laughter from tbe Irish members. Mr. Bonar I.jtw went on: "We shall try to carry it through slmultanebualy with preparations for oarrylns opt the man power bill, that Is All I can say." His ipeecb waa Interrupted con-staatM%Dy Ironical remarks from the Irlelt bennuglas llaig. in a special order of the liny, .iddrcssed to "All ranks of tbe liritish army in France and Klandero." ;(.iys; . .........- "Three weeks ago the enemy began his terrific attaclfs against us on a fifty mile front. His objeeta are to separate us from the French, to take the cliannel ports and to destroy the Hrltish army. In spite of thhowing already 106 divisions into tU)> hattio and enduring (111! iiio^t re^a SfOit otttm BhM, waawt st at�aachy haa bean 'fUMtmnr- On ttS,(lrat day wlM^T^lM^WiaMSa hpwapt forward ta �aiasijai t>s ritu-'attop arai crsva, si|i|' .MQlinr SWn worked for liniiii HJiMPl'W lllilst London, Apr. 13,-The Germane made an attack last night weet of Merville, on yie northern battle-front, and were repulsed, the War Office announoSd. The British apvaneed their line slightly In the neighborhood of Feetwbert afid took e few prison* are. There was heavy fighting last evening near Neuve Egliae and Wulverghem, and the battle here was still iir progrsss at a late hour last night. ATTACK AT UAON London, April 13.-Strong enemy forces lailnched an attacic early last night eaat of Leon and aucceeded in entering thi Britlsn lines at eertitin pelnta but were ejected by a counter attack. A aecond attack attempted liter In the night at the eame plaee waa beaten off. In the aactor aeuth of tbe Somme British and Prench treepe by counter attache drove out the Qermans from Hangard, which they penetrated yesterday. HUNS FAILED With the V British Army in France, Apr. 13.--Further attache on the British richt uiing betweas Olvenchy and RabeMI an the La Basaae Canal yaeterdiy. wholly faded. Tvve attamimi mSPS' lata IB-the aPtamaon to eaptora LSSon were repuleeA The BrKiab Staa eouiMer^iitacked around Olwan-chy and took an important Oer>* man post. blank range. One gunnery sergeant stood by his piece firing with open sights at a range ot 300 yards and hold the enemy off for a cooalderable time bcioro he was compelled to tall back. Tho nriilsh troops who have been makinx such a gallant stand Just above Givencby also diattngutshed themselves by holding the Germans lip fur hours at a certain point In tha battle before t'ambral on November W. when the enemy counter-attacked. U became known today that ot tha 7M (lermans captured near Gtvenchy last Tuesday, three hundred were rounded, up while devoting their energies to looting a British canteen. Americans Repulse Huns  Parts. April 13.-The Germans last night renewed their-attacks upon tbe French positions In Brule Wood In the forest ot Apremont. American troops in this sector. In conjunction with the French, says the official statement, baye cdmbatted with vigor and broken tbe majority of the enemy attacks.,At ohe point where the enemy ob^lned a footing he was thrown out by a counter attack. On tho Somme battlefront the entire village of Hangard and the ad-Joining cemetery have been regaiaett from the Germans. / FORGETOOSMALL Quebao. Apr, II.-Ckb^ Tiiidel of the Quebea munlalMt pellea ferae, took tbe atand taday al tba eeroner'a Insueat Into the death of the civlllana killed In tbe reeant rioting here. Ha read the official and written report he had aub> mntad to tbe mayor. It ralaUa ta tba preaautlona tba potlea teak and alee an admiaalen thpt tha police ferae la tea email t� appa with tba avanto Ulca thaaa Wwab broke the paaoa bare last wSoKy eiBTROVID 21 NUN � AIMKANIB  London. Apr. 13.-Hntgt8r-  five Oerman biq>ip�ai. one of which ways * wara brought dpwa fer avlaton oa Tharadsy: Bfltlah aMcMaas are Two Brittah sueblaai ailssiac yeatayday ratamad. TMp sNst oa sorlst poMa tha us miUtsry taifsia' hatUa Onpat sill g way gIsMoa # 084?56 7272 ;