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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 20, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME IX. LKTHBRIDGE. ALBERTA. THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 191fi NUMBER 111 Russians Land in France to Aid in Big Allied Drive On the Western Frontier Bombarded Forts Then Landed Large Force-Turk Troops Fled Pctrogmd, via Loudon. April :;u.- Mill iletnilB ore still Jacking of Die BurprialiiKly swift lluaslan descent. Upon Trebizond and of tl)e strategy tliat forced tiio Tnrkisli defenders j)roclpltately to wbandon llie .city wliicli, witli Oernniu AHiatlcH, tliey liad made every effort to convert Into a strongliold impregnable against JliiBsian attack from sea or land. Hut according to latest dispatches, the decisive part of the Russian operations was played by the Black Sea lleet, which after several bombardments of the city and the destniclion of the great Turkish shore batteries, landed a considerable number of troops and further threatened the city. This move was carried out in concert with ihe advance of the Russian land forces. Aa soon as the Turks witnessed the Russian preparations to land'beyond Trebizond tliey gave tip "'I re.slstanoe and scattered pell niell in two directions open to them, the route along tlie coast and the road soulhwesl toward Brziiigaiig. Trebizond contained a garrison of between ,")0,DOO and (10,000. What part of tliese troops effected their escape it*is not possible to say, but it is believed that large numbers Avere cut off and made prisoners by tiie forces landed from the Russian transports. Considerable amount of war booty, including a large number of the latest type of Gorman heavy guns, was left behind, I'oi' since the fall of Erzerum, Trebizond has been the chief base and provisioning centre for the-Tu'rkg. operating in this centre. Another Turk Dafeat  tioudou. April, 1!).-Still another defeat of tlio TUrlJB in the region of Krzonim la recorded by tife'Ru�8lari ;. : �> �> ATTRACTIONS TOMORROW - district, Toronto, leads with 69,G40, and then other public bodies ot tlie south which asked last year that the provincial government place an agricultural school somcwhoro in this districl. The Lethbridge board of trade was the first public institution to pay a visit to one of the schools now in operation, and there Is every reason to hope that, when matters In general readjust themselves onco more, the wislies of the board In this direction will receive very favorable consideration. however, is quite apparent In garden porennials, and tiny loaves are budding forth on all shrubs and trees. ORIZEARWIY ilLl iN STATES MOTHERS' PENSIONS SOUGHT | Washington, April 18.-An army re-I Now York, April 18.-\ municipal ; organization bill that would produce ,,. , ,,, I movement lo provide pensions for wi- regular army and reserve military comes NO. (), W inii peg, with '"'.10'>-j Uowed mothers with children was bo- forces in tho United Stales aggregat-Queboc district enlisted 19o during ^^.-^^y ^.j^u t,,, adoption by ing 1,000,000 men was passed by the tho hoard of aldermen of n roaolution senate tonight without a record vote, under which would he appropriated It is a substitute tor the Hay bill, pass-;i;300,000 to bo placed at tho disposal od by the liouso, and the difforoncoa of the child welfare board. If the reso- will bo worked out In conferenco. lutlon is acted on favorably next week : On tho ovo of a joint session of tho by the board ot estimate, tho proposed houses ot congress to hour a raessago Ihe past two weeks, or a total of (5937 since the outbreak of the war. : > : > : : ': : : : ? : : ? : : ? BANK CLEARINGS For week ending April 20, 1916 ............ $4bM,2Ul For week ending April 20, 191,-. ............ ?3i;!,yu8 An Increase ot about ;io%. ? ? ;. .;. .;. .;. .;. : : : > .> .;. .> {. > .> .> I, 0. D. E, MEETING --- ^, The Alexander Gait chapter, ; I. O, D. J2., will meet tonight ? In the Y, M. C, A, at 8 o'clock. ? It 1b an important meeting and ? every member Is urged to at-t^nd. ? ? ? ? ? ? ? * * ? * ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Iroyed by tire last September. GOVERNOR BRETT IS SUING FOR $aO,000 Calgary, April 18. - Lt.-Govornor Brett has Issued writs against the West Scotland Insurance Company for $2,000; the General Plro Asstirance Company, of Paris, for $3,000; the National Fire Insurance, tor ?10,000; and the Germanla li'Ire Insurance Com-I :: : > � NO HERALD FRIDAY ? ? ? ? ,* .^i^^ 77661914 661016 ;