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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 17, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta m:i)Nl.:SDAY. APRIL 17.1918 THE LETIIBWDfiF n.Mf.Y IfTCnAf.D PACE NINE    ? 9 PLAII PktTROYtft flaniim Ont., April i? -Pim which brok* mit. sumioHedly from tb� cBBluc. [ ">>il of i.lml-nny ThMipMOti Pli'''H �cf bndly burnort whil" nyiiir id ({ft gOodH out llV Ilj.. Ijllllrlll);: Thl) lusti In C^iViT'il hy W> K�n�r�lly � not fm- ilu 'V." Yon mlKtlt fliink If :i v '� HlroriR story if �-onifntu' told ymi lU'i they cvrii had P)nlmti�;rli'ou nuiy l>^' in, you ' iui iw^ '^nrliiip of I ilM'lInK till' triiiiu'lc Kicii within �'iimv 'niill; .1" (If ((11(1,1 i^ S'i - I .,l;.l Oft(!l 1')."- ' 1"' 11 � s. "1 rcniciutt'T v ' '' \": |o iin i\ � I'l u ^� 'm I � iii'irjiini; i.lioiii h i;� i \- ' \\ ( re :l 111'' 1 i t (: i ' t v.' !�' r''Mii tniir, i" (I'lr i| Until liii'' nli'ic \vi- li 1 i.-i)'- rhii v i;ivr\ I'l-; 11 , ,111(1 'A (1 � 111 '�( . . iiirroly a * ^, ,( 111 , only cUMIf] (ia\ Some llrulHr "V (iind'cn i' out in Ihl' nii. lo (1 �tii, watpr-waya �nd watsrpowerB; 2, U. M. .Mownt. I'arkdtilo of th�commUt�� of Htandln* orders; It.tt.C.Hendcm. Macdonald. Mhii.. .hftlriiiun of thn ((.mmltt.ic and t�rv*. Thi y .rK arc nov V. A. work. t�r. Tory, loc I put im con-�III' i.ilcnt ill tlio world'K d'lini; V M. Mil>'H( o{ the DESPERATE EFFORTS OF HUNS MET WITH cose FAILURE iiritiith Hfladqi�rt�rs fVia TtPutrrRt I Aiirll 17,-Tha detiperate efforts by � tho KFMt forceof tb^ aDeaiy ypslnrday I afternoon nad laat nlKbt to exploit IiIm ' aaciteKgca nhont Ballltul and Wytx I ihuete �et with a coHtly failare. The bnttin weit of Bailleul buH been contlnuoua and sangninary. Time after time tha enemy forces flung thnmHoWea agntnat the defendorH In IntenHe aaaautta. but on earh occaaion the Brltlab troaiia held, tiieir own .and. threw the oti-ruablng Merman* back with huge loaiss. A tramendoua artillery duel Ih raging along'thb nortbein front, THrough-out the flight thouaaadg of gune ot all callbroa made the war zone bidooiia with their mighty dctonationf!. There w�H no ceaaation of thin protracted firing between.the henvy batteries and this morning the tjonteat waa still continuing, the vibration shaking windows forty and fifty, miles aw^y. I/oudon. April 17.-~The British at dusk dh TuMaay, snya a Reuter dtx-patch from ttritish hoadquartera in Franco, were adTancing in the neighborhood of Wrtgc|iaeie. south of 'Yprea, and were'reported to again lie holding the ground which they liuil lost there. Among the numerous enemy atluckn Tuetdny afternoon and evening on the northern front In Klandera. one of groat lorcn in the ZUloiKike sector was dlKaxtroUH for tha Oi^rmana, whose maisRed wHveH were shot down nt oUme r�nK Thoy apparently were ordered to retire and then the Urittah gunners got on their flaiikK. the �ponrtent aayn, and tlio blaugbtttr was ap^ialling. IHaavy Losses riw ocntifiMOMS anoniy attHrkw all tht' B'temoon southweal of Hallleul were without exception repiiltied with heavy loBWii. The C.ornijiii jirlillery fiilnil the Hrea weHt of the Htrfckon town with gaa und high exflloHlve shells an an ndjiinrt to the Infantry attack. At duak the enemy drove forward again and made a vicious thrust at the zrrltlsh lines. The ndTaniIng troops pushed through the hail of dcuth but soon wavered and finally broke. Their cas ucHiea w�n> i.ruel. Farther south the vicinity of Fostu bert was heavily shelled by the enemy and Oivanphx and La Bassee were alaio under fire. On the larfor battle front of the Somme the oaemy artillery was more active aouth .ot the river. Villers-Bre- ANOIORJKWALDSON LINE .i�onuLAii tenvicc Gua^ to Gliifow Wr full Momwitlen anply to Aganta ^ CfiitM(iy'� Omee.-sra Main U todneux and the area Jiwt to the north were strongly liombardeil. A German gunner sent a shell into the church tower at Altiort, seiuliiiK the famous ntutu ot the Virgin wliiili hung there crashing into the H(|uuri>. In the extreme north nnmeroun en emy attacks during the Hfternoon and evening followed the capture by the Oormans of WytscUaote anlo write;: "[ see by the Herald that the "Y" camo (hrough tiiC year, with flying colors.'m two days | In Bglnburgh and fom in i.ondon i "I finished my trauiiiji; iiu-ee wekti agp and would have h'