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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 19, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta AJ.W'.liTA. TIIUISDAV, Al'llll, NUMIIKIl Fall Short of Hun Expectations (jri'ul I'm1 I'osscsslon ill' ImllixtrLiI IH.slrlds of I'Viiwc Is War I'hlllli ____ day Or two ItiorO Jb n naunu only In the grout tirujjRlo tlm Imitli? ol AI- MS, which'la by no mcaiiH ended. II h a brcallilJiB whllu HrU- Inli armies LInd the enernv'R atarii! i-nd uall for llio next round of (he light 10, fllllidl. Tlic niemy" IIBH UrouKh'. iMluillona ami .losuuctl I lie in aro .itiil l.oos-In order la replace ihusc ciinlureil by Elic HrltlBh, nnd Hicy aro heavy sliclln [nlo Llovln, 'Angers, Rolac do Rlaumon duel (kc Euhurha of J.cns. They nro llio nnil slopes tit to tho valley With machine nun fire' Hrltlah KiiiiB nrc anawcrlnn bnckuith' more formidable bombardment and beyond oil doubt or our exaggeration' ot the encmy'a loascs [i; cleml ami 'wounded arc twice 33 many as those of the Drltlsh. ivs alwnys before ihc Germans Po lo great trouble In the removal ot their dead and show thu same organ- izing methods in this side of tlic as In'Iho other brandies of Us In- dustry, is proof of thla the Ilrlllsh found a large number of cofflnu ready for Immediate use In Angrcs. Tanks Great Success. London, April of tlio cor- TCS 11 on den 15 lirltish headquar- ters In Frnnce. 'referring lo tlie work of ibe nay thai they were one of the undoubted successes of Ihe Arras. "Tlie Germans claim to liavo destroyed twelve lanks and it Is triio Hint n.' few .of them slrnndeci about the says "the correspondent, "but they have aavert perhaps IhciiEnnih ol and v, It'll vo nail strong 11! Their'EHCCC33C3 vastly .outweigh the failures." Nothing -New. 'I; U. S. Must Send Army to Front; DOAl.on, April at Ihc American Ex- change hert, Major General Leon- ard Wood, U. 6. declared the United rnuit send an army abroad. "There be men In our uniform and under our flag the ocean If are to win this war. It Is for the ad- ministration to lay when the time; shall be. Come It l.imitfjn, "fiiitlxh official I.FIII.I! for thin inn-.- vn uoul'l aii'J Iwhliijj boals; MniiKM I'J rjiir kiiooH. 'Dial prodR- IIUVL- :i total llon uiir-iirillc' w Irjlfi in fciJM.'i ijh'c III'1 i; iiiij- KOHK; loshts TJirrc llhl of l Hit INK ili In, An Hit Vf.hfcf-ls. Ill (111; i uiriK nrltlclr (jfflclaJ: nmrdiJinl w Indlmtlfjn iliaL llio by milimar iicnrly were due (r> irilnr-s. heavy only nine" vessels i-K-auoJ. Jn all I H'l- Probably ['he totul WHB v, liJk: Ihn nurii'l ber lhat pticttpcd was only live. "Ho far as HrlLlsli uf thri arrival anil departure of all Ihc clgbl weeks are concern- ed, they Bhott'' lliat tlie volume of[ LK Etcadlly UKdinamnl, bull not iutreasC'J-" Hospital Ships B V.TjuliJ fnny Coiiiitoj' Aitucks. Sir CIcorKC Foster Makes State Commissioners-to Probe Graft Charges ?in B. C. Victoria, D. C., Aiiril Breivalrrr this ir.ornlng tlmt wllliln HID next feu' two royal 'jomniEssluns >vlll be aiipoliited by the- legislature. The In- ihc I'rlncc Gcorgo plctllon, In II. KOFS, former Conger- vativc nilntslcr of lands, wns.tlic suc- cessful cpjiilldatc En second will inrjulre lasl. tltern at Ihe. tuEgcijLIon of prom- inent parly mcriigol Hie cash from tbc hank on before tlic election nnd left, It In u deposit box ID Ihc Hotel-Vancouver overnight for! safe keeping. Ibcrc il la allow- ed lo have been lifted in UIG morn-1 It Is understood that illiicr Justice ilacDonald, the-_couri ol appeals, Ci'ovl. (Jntnls Concessions (o iMunilion Strikers And The'y Resutnc into tlic will Le tlja commissioner lo hear tho u mailt by J, S. Cowper, sixth j campaign fund charge. Thomas a Prisoner. Vancouver, D. C., April D. nouniiciriclir trbiii dny. anyi-ihcrd'Is, nothing 'of In tore i' V Gcrrnan'Ofllclal. flcrlln, A'lirll Lo'ndoii.-r-The bailie In 'Cliainpagnc norlhwcsL' "of Aubcrlvo yesterday continued liUo j the says 'today's off I eta I noiinccnicnl.- "This morning Ughting] increased In Intensity as a result ot liilroducUoii of fresli forcca." in Canada aS.soon port traffic condltlojis.Uccomo fayor- ablo. Tlie board of, grain commis- sioners have heeu Instructed lo pr'c- [jure the necessary ,'rules'.and lations. It-is Intended that tbe.'sanjple'rpar- kcl will Le in full .o'liorailpn Mjefure tlio new croi> of la-.-readyi. for market. The cslablfsbmchUof ;Eam- with Ihe ot rgrc and Insiiection hut- will c.bB "BUI mental to. It. Sample rjmrkcf -'will inaltc contlillons prevalllag' bX'l minister uiembcr for Vancouver, paign Tumi conHlbullon1 from the Canadian X'orthWn-Railway Thomas, secretary of Ihc Pacific readied lion. M.'A. McDonald, attor- Clreat "Kastcrn L? now golnE through It Is that inelthn novel oxperlcDce of LeliiE-; a state Copenhagen, via London, April The latest German newspapers to ar- rive here. Including Socialist organs, confirm tlie senal-uffieial announcer mont ihflL Ihe Jlcrlln strike has end- ed. Tlie settlement was readied af- ter an almost unanimous decision by tlie metal workers to resume work fol- lowing tlie granting of their principal Pnri-s, April section of Yon lliuilcnhtii'fi's wall which runs From Suissons lo Hciins hns IWGH slinUcn to its foundiilinn hv tlic- Ict-rific hlo'ws ol' (leneriil Nivellc- The I-Vcncli NIC- wlnj) Juind now find Ihc (icrinuns arc slill li'oin Ihe iTlnifl deiill lli'tin on Mondtiy. Kivnch soldiers who won Iho I'irsL lint luive hofii relieved h'y I'rcsh foi'iniitions and Ihe sc-contl phase oT Hie hcgim wilh renewed UiiiilTi'clcd by L'ounfcr-alhicks in some and shirdy re- oi'fercrl Trench luive (fiiincd siibslinHud ,fcs ;nul liavc driven fnrwnrd wllb suc'h snceil lluil Ihc s have heen ninny gnns. The enemy made a desperate effort lo.slcm Ihc lidc hclwccu Jcvinc'ourl and ncrry-Aii-llite. 'J'his is Ihe weakest point of his line, helng devoid of nnlural defenses. Thirty Ihoiisand ol' the best German Iroons were hurled forward 'here in :i Tiinons coiinlc-i-allack, InU the move had been foreseen nnd the l-Yc-nch guns were ready. Artillery and machine guiis smashed wave afler wave of green clad soldiers attempt was given up nflci' awful oarniigc. Twelve Divisions Hurled at Foe Paris, Apr. Germans threw twelve divisions against Ihe French belwccu'Soissons and Atiherivc last night. The win; office announces they "were unable lo check the offensive ol" tins FrciK'h., The French rbnlimied lo make pi-ogress north of Yailly, and Oslcl notwithstanding-violent (icrman a I lacks.. Successes" of the French in followed hv Inrthcr advances alleges that It IB Impossible the Rtlornev-Beneral could the money. have taken Cowper -will atlcranl lliat ___________ ________________ a representative of Ihc Cauadiair Nor- .Empress- an breakfast. lure buildings. Inps. is to hai'o 'f the library msy re- ccivo; Ill's, relatives 'and friends. This morning he'proceeded alone the Serious Rioting In Conatiinlin- Pasha Is j to llcsign Amstcnlnm, April London, Tloling look place In Conslnnllnotile last week on the occasion of "retuni ot a detach- nenl ot wounded Eoldicrs from the iiolnmian' front.. The mob Rcmbleil around tho military hospital, i liisslng (Scrrhan otflccrs, throwing missiles, through nnd clamoring for food. Several soldiers hen enlering the hogpllal, .shouted to am betrayed by Knvcr 'and, the Germans." Two, Ger- I nmn officcra'Wcrc.piJljlIely horsewhip- ped by" Turkish woinen. In front oT the ministry of .war. Envcr I'aaha who la iiow ccucrally called "the onlj pro-German in "has Leon warned that hla Vlaya arc numbered 1C he.does nol-resjen. E The huge Increase 'of "-11B; pier'" cent. In the bank clearings of this ,weck compared thp'' Eame period of last Is- re- 'corded the. figure's today. The; Ihis week are against H64.216 for the same period -'last' -year, an Increase, of 118 per cent. Miners Are -Voting nf Some Places, on IJasis of I lie'New.1'-' Agreement N'ol a intne In the Crows Nest Pass Is turning fi wheel today; The Inlcr- l and Cartondale mines, which have been" working while otber mines were idle, are closed down today while llic nieii arc .to conliiiuo to work until the menl is reached or not. Tlia suh-coniujlttec of miners. and operators' have practically decided on ;i basis or settlement which ealla for aiinroxirnaleiy 15 iier cent. Increase In for c .nine-hour da'y lor .men. Jit 'iirortdes as' we] for ,.i 'uuniljer of additional holidays and 'for n penally" or Jl.OD Tier day fo iMcGbwan Is 'Men Reported "as Wounded since the war started have so Lethbrlclge casualties beer reported in one day as Is the case to- four different 'families re> ceived word c.1 the wounding of rola lives. '__ Mary Adams, 125 2nd St. S received word that Corp. Arthur J Adams liad received a giyjishot in: the back. Linning. son of .Mrs. J. Lin- 17tli St. N-. Is suffering from a gunshot wound in (ho left shoulder. Pic.'blurring-was a wcll-knoivn local footballer in the days before Mrs. .Isabel Smitli has received notification that rtr. Percy Smith of in llic region of MoronvjlKci's. i Several iinporlanL heights ii bC labor rcjircsentalivcs vhich will" a -voice in food dis- ributluu In Greater Hcrlln, the sc lhat the strikers will not be nun- shed by lielng sent to the front, es- rilclt assu.-anco of food rations and effective measures agalnsl evasions, by the rich. throw an [nleresling Jighl'npdn.thc accuracy'oI.Ecrnl-prfklal report's. Tho censored accntiut' which ivaf tele- abroad .in- sUnco', .tual ithe inuhilitm ladnatrj' had riol -been "affected.' The VorwaertB lo'iJay, less hamper- ed by censorship, lieads Its account of liic'strike. "Ilcrliri munitiaii. workers on .paper says Ihal work ceased completely on Monday in about, three hundred muni I Ion plants and reported to Ihe metal workers' union alone. This number was by strik- ers .who failed.Ib report and by par- ticipants in oiher' trades. As against these figures the official news bureau's in llic statement for liomc tonsump-. lion asserted that f he numbnr of .strik- ers was about posiiions were isiiic'n.' .Two. more batlcries of dciniin, iirlillcry were on Ihe front liclwecn Soissons and Auberivo. Twelve divisions' rfl war Mrctiglli consliiulc a of idituit iitcii, ''J .those union mon. who violate" (lie I Hie ''Infantry is suffering from a gun- Norwegian 'Ship 4Is asrccnient by walk-out or strike: AliprostnmlGly. U5 ycr'ccnL of Iho coal mine employees of tlie district are members' of the unions. The referendum on this liasLs of agreement, which it bad been hopeil lo have taken todaj-, will not ijc laXen week. M'ith Loss London, Apr.- loriiedoing of an umianicd Scaitdhiavta'ii 3lqam- slilp la announced loss, of all on Lonrd cxceiil Caplnui'jKnrslbitrOl- sen, wlto'sRys the submarine rose .lo tlio aufface arid "tVF.chly-nlijc erson's drown offering (n'G- staiicc. The Norwcginn press 'cniiimcnli; bil- Icrly on iliia incident'.1. Shippms Gazelle says llic present.; EUuattpu" of NTorwny Is worse than -if sho were n I wnr. "All neninils olighl voluntarily lo brcah off commercial relations w IL .sayg. ,V. sliol woiinil hi tbe face. Elliott baa rccelveil won! that 1'le.-A. K. tlliolt was on Ap_ril lllli, hy a gunshot wound ic (he side. Word conies from SwltL Current that .N'ell Law. wbo joined tbc first artillery fonil- to leave-Lcthbrltlffe bad I bceii. ivoniuleil (hrongii the neck and hi hosiillal. IL Is uniterstoou tlial; Mrf Law was .transferred Ib a trench niprtHr bulerj-' after 'reaching the front. .Lieut. McGowan Killed. Wtird also comes today that F. McGowan, of Vernon. U. a T.cthbriilge hal- Washington, Apr. was'-inade former -officer of talion, reported as .missing, is nou; rcporled killed In action. Will jpffrc and 'Halfour to .Visil Otlawii OttaVa; Apr. considered >rptiablo.-IICTC Hint Canndlan cabinet may. take parl Troui llnie lo of finance, lied a br ti- ll rary brig; litfonl. andcnnanolng. rrp- Marshall Joffrc, chief .Vescnlnllvc, will visit inc Jne their Blayln America. RESIGNING iApr. lS.-Thc reslRHallo 11 la corrc-snonrtcnl at The scope of tlic work laken (iver Iho American crnft Is held for military reasons. first sitting FLOUR NEARS. 512 MARK GUnwa.-: "April The Evening CHixcn, says: "Despite free wheat and predictions of lower prices, flour ta.s-takcn another upward ie'ap and is now ncarlug tlic mark In whole- sale prices. Thin morning -il was nn- nounced hy millers that another 30 cents 1ml been added lo tlic pitce barrel, maklnc Ihrt pnvraillnK L price of the resumed parllAmcnUry (his afternoon promises :to.-'Lo -.Lricf unless U Is agreed' to Lco o( supply. There' have {been ho addlllona (o the orrltjr iiipcr. thla mbrn- Ing but Hon. J. Hocbe-wlH give roUcc of his Intention to 'introduce the, EOldicts Innd selttement bill. This canrLOl 'ho "uro'cccdcd-'. ycUh. ,-unUI ncxl week.: Hon.' .Albert Sevlgny, minister of inland '_io venue; wlio.haa not, been .In the he.'.iva re -'dec led In Dorclicalcf, 'wlirbc In- it is posJlbte tliat a reso- lution of sympathy jwilli ConnRiighl in llic loss of ihc'lJuclieaf) i of Corimuifihl will, fte. passed 'as .well BE one wclcomlntr'jlie' entry the United States ns nil aliy In tlic great "Up lo tills' Afternoon bread liad nol risen in Ottawa nnd Is still selling al 0 cciitb for 24 -ounce loaf and S cents wholesale." t NOTED CHEESE MAN IS v Both Pi-ice and are Still :on Ihe'V And the end is not That's about the can be said alionl tbc wheat "market; these days. The high mark 'rccps'di suiashcd this morning .when 'within P. R G. E: Hcaiidtil Grons Apace Summon Tatc for Con- tempt of Court an hour of the the ex But Austrians Make Fervent Ap- peal for Peace at Solemn Cathedral Services cliange, Winnipeg Mny tylirat nvla.te'' The close cash wheat one cent, higher. __ Winnipeg martcLs are leading-the sit- uation, as ng forced to pay wlie'a Amsterdam, via London, Apr. The. proposal of Count Czerniii trian. forelen minister lor a peace con- ference of all tlie belligerents is at- by Count Von Flevcntlow ..hi tlie Berlin Tagcs ZelLung as meaning ruin-to Ihe German empire. Voii lie- declares lint Count Czcnnu took "no account of the.fact Inatfths German empire Is now Clghllng tlin' balllc "winch must lead He declared that a confnrence on .thoi basis of. the principles recommended by the Austrian minister-'would tie-" stroy Germany interually ,and exier- Fervent Plea Kor Peace. f-oinlon, Chancellor fionar Law {nfprmed the house.of commons Ipclay flint the government "had ilecirt- cil to hold a secret session of the lionsc the. ilatcbf which would be announced next -Week. It-semi-official sValemcnl eKcn'ouL Ixfnrton last night said a secret ses- sion of tho liousc would be held short- ly nflc'r-lbe return of Premier Lloyd- George from the continent, for the dis- cussion .of roan power, air eervlce, the Victoria, Aitril IS.-rTliaL it Is a foregone conclusion that the coverii- mcDt will nol'pcrrult'thc FoTcy, Welch Stewart ioteresL' to complete the; Pacific Greal 'Eastern rn'.lway line, lo remain fn uosscsslon of- tbc charter and! the actual sections of road already built, is currently accepted, here, as-, tlic." result- cif the development" "Lelsre 'the in quiry cbuiraiitco. Representatives of Koley, Stewart Inttrmitccl privately some timo-ago that they to place (heir case in .the. matter before courts, "EO" It is. tliercforo, "a puse.l that they will not surrender the physlral possession of Ihc road without long-drawji-ouL lillgalion. A move on Ihe part of the government, 10 can'ccl the charter and lo altcmnl to laVe over Ihc. line be expeclci just as soon AS'the inriniry commit- tee makes its .report lo Ibc Icgi: lure. At the opening.of .Ihe; house Ibis Ttcrnocn- a unaal- rnonsly carried summoning Talc am Thomas for contempt. Tale o course, beyoiul the juvisilictloii, bui Thomas T.-BS sent lor at 4 o'cloct. subniaHnc menace and other 11009. 'MARKETS 'l Spoi wheat...............t V j Local track wheat .Toronto.- Apr.. v cheese tnVnih factnrcr. and -c Conscrvatlrc momber for South I'crtli Jnjto liou'sV-of-commons from''iSSfl v 1009, died Hits mornlngvagcd May wheat n.uea- 243 ;i 2271', liicli they require their con- J Wiieat for delivery, October. Amsterdam, via London, April 13 Tlic Vienna correspondent ol TIJil scuds an impresaivc account of a" sol- emn rescc service held in ..St. Steph- en's Sunday, Iho Koineror and Empress Zita kneeling amid high' officials and the' Bobbins congrega lion which crowded the edifice mi ploring neacp. Cardinal Pifll pffic il a-new mark today of the of the Jie ami an effort will of peace. rice.in botli Canuda-and- Ihc.-llmutlj i'alca in order lo cbnlrp) fopil 'Flour advanced an6ibcr_i5 ceiits.p'crV innrtred wholesale, making to the relailer. todoy'K rise-' ;ln'-- ivbeai another 20 cent .wholesale ad-; vnncc ivlll be marlc.'to'tlay.' V Ilread has advancer! aEHiii.-.selllns a 11 loivcs for -retail p'cn loaf. Anollicr advance Is expected: Russia's allies need have no fba'r she, will desert the alliance orXcaken h'er resiaiance to the enemy, Professor Pnul Milukprr, foreign minister today In an address to the .rcprcscn-, latives of thii .and Froiicli workirigmen now in Petrpgrad.. aal5 May 304' :'_ AVEATHER Utah 31 Low' 25 fair. J-ondon, April Athens dis- ratoh says thai King fcpnstnrillne liceu in cousuUaUou wiih certain leaders in. coh.necllon with the dlng mlnUtcrial crisis. Tlic king hail-p.: lengtliv-Vconference! ho Hrlilsli on Wednesday, llis being Ihc first, audience Riven lo liriUsh rcprcscnlnllvc since nlteck on the Orlllsh and Vrcnch marines, in AtTiena'-lasl .llefiimber.. A rlisra'cli from" Athens yesterday saiil thai the resignation of Ihc Greek cabinet Those Married 'After Wnr Declared in U. S. Tvealeri Unmarried Men i o HEAVY CASUALTYN 'l LIST TODAY OUawa, Apr, v names In the cas-, ally list lotlBy, .all, file, of whom 1C nrc biasing ami 203 ivoundcdj.-Thla S- brings the total since 395 otfic-crs and XVaphington, Apr. of mill- lary, age who have nmrridd since the slate of war against Germany npl escape Ihcir obliga-' lion of military service under the' war department, policy formally announc-' cd .today. i The department's' slatemcnt'- fol- lows: "The war department aunoiiuc- ea that.all men married.since the out-, break of Hie War will he treated upon' the same basis as unmarried so-far as Iheir military obligations ITB concerned.; ,U.Is desired that the ut Ihe press to this- v- Tho department was moied to take this action In 'ordcr-i'thal oil men? should understand "exactU what is; contemplated tn the organization of J the artuy lo light NO- MORE PASTRY.IN BRITAIN Lcnrlon, food con Lord DCTOnnprt has April, fl. up: an order, effective nest pro I I thereafter, the sale of, -cakes. i- >-cakes. ;