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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 21, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta DUJMK X. AIJiKHTA, SATUJHHV, J017 111 OM; .SMASHING ruo.vr IN FUANCI: Hliry.of Historic 1'iflil lit Vhny, Ulilgc Is (ilven Hy Record Office 'T oi-rosmoN SIMB IN April Ollawa. official coimnunlijuo tlifl firm Jay'u oijcratloiis >u Vlmy Kidgo liy Uio Canadian corps )ii Monday, April 9, wna Issued Mil} jy the Caimdiah ivur rccorda ofdtw. Hie huip nujulr cj merit In ilic capiurc ol VUn> ItldKU on As In tUo lesser icllon of CourceltUo In September o last year they liavo ehosvn tbo same high n.unLllle'9 .n iho. victorious ad- voiico up tlu'i'f displayed In Iho earlier Jays'in- rcBlalnncc 01 niriny sirlclvfn fkltls: "I'rciiaraliojis. for Easier Monday i attack had bccii extensive and llior ouch. Aclual Infantry assault and the; final deluge of shells ljul tins logical "anil Irresistible concluilon oil HID offensive which had main- tained agatiiBl Vimj-UUso for ty Iho Canadian corps. ThoMacllcal Importance ol Ibla position had been Increased rcccnlli- lo o; marked ex- lent, owing loathe withdrawal of the third army w tlie south. At half paat five on Monday, April 9, ilio groat' attack was launcncil tecrltlo lire (rain our massed artillery and from many field Sims I" lijddcn advanced Our "heavies" Vombardcd enemy'posUlons on and bcybriil the ridge anil .Ihclr trenches, dugouls.'-euiiilflceincnlE and roads which Cor' loug had been kept In ol disrepair by our flieV'iYvbro now" 'tniaaUcU ,lo uselass- Intong6.barrage of.uhrapncl from our- field giina in- direct fire ,'of of rrmchlno is 'ICanadfan Droops tJirco .wayeayit aUnclt. the- battlefield'us Ilic Canadians-lefl Uiolr lumping'blf trenches. Bohfml tlio rolling barrage tho ITshl uraavsi: flclcnt-Tor manoeuvring purposes ant enough obstruct" Ihe raugo of- visIoVand lessen the accur- acy 'of .-Ihe'ftreXof: German rifienicn amlniachlno gunners, :-.V first stage ot the .advanc made over gtouuil- Indcscribsulj ianglecl-with-.obstacles ol all sorts with', many which were- impassable, with- thpus anda ot.'sheH holes, which had churii- i ed Ihc Whole Held inlo a vast puddle of mud, wilh. crumbled trenches, colls or hertgca'-bi torn and (angled barb- oil W.T'O; Hut over Ihla il.ff.cu1t over, and', nrounj "uaphig cralors antl Jclawl'ng" in to aud unrter the; flro'of the llie long llncs'of heavy laden Infantry moved foruard unbroken frtngeA.our .roll- ing curlaln of lefi. Checked. "The -troops -on the extreme left iundo li start uiuldr condlllons as fav- orable" as those !jn Hie centre and oti c-'rlgliL'-ibiil thoy" were soon-con- onleil by." sirpjiB and constantly rongthening opposition. The. nd- nce of these troong wan checked I.tUtu ban Ijccii of'ltic'Vncw crcnlcrl by Iho llrJIInh nnd-Kr eiicli, but they arc oumcrous. Cables eay ilial a new fill ell; has alUlL-s U tp jicnctrnlc Ilic inrfit-t a illslanco bcfon- cxiilofUiiK, nnd when It flotd ntiitniln trejuenilous havoc Is croatcil. Alios-c I ou'n one'of Dieac HluptndouB'.ucw rrench nnc. It Ib nul mej-yly a BUM, but H may lie moved at will on normal EUagc railways. It Js lklng eontrtiHt to the.tlcld.tanntjn ol llie fonncr t Wiping Slide Will Reduce C. R Grade to 1 P.C. SO R11 (ici'inan C.'liiiiiccllor RcCiises To Kccclve of llcsohitions cd liy Miinilioiis Is Kcr-' ionsly Uy the Strike. OXR TOWX IS INT A .STATE OF CIIA11GK MOB: Wiping out the Frank. iitla like a undertaking, InH UiuL's exactly vliat tlic C.P.H. Is at- plfhg.'aiLd wliflc It is a con- tract, Ilic men who art; in charge nucccss ahem! o( them aiul a a part of Turtle mountain the point where now l( found -1U harrcd by ot broken iotk ami piled In many places a hundred feel A Tortuous Grade weeks passengers were Irans- fiigh. fcrrcd round tlie which Krank on Ilic v.-cat, tie-, done n pretty thbrouglf Job of wiping London, Apr, ty announces that Uroysrs, possibly haye sunk In ttie' course of a raid Five 'German slrdyers took part In ,'the r.ild.'-They were engaged by two Dover" vessels.- The British Buffered no material da triage. tish, casualties-were slight [n com- parison with the rcEultE ob'.alncd. One hundred .and five Germans cl'Icil to go un Hie rampage 'back 1303, causing, Uvo dcatli ot more t people mining c.inip and wIchiE the little liro tuni, U caused a loL pi 'grief fur the L'anadfan Pacific ralhvay. "About oho ami Ihrcc-ciRhtfl miles of (rack of, the Nest line 'scatlcrcil pro-. iniscuonsly round over "the Ihoiisand- icre area ami imiiKlpd no one ninn.y millions Ions pi rock. The roadbed, ivlifch, hatl rbl- lowctl Die water eourae.yWiis blotted out, and when -the "Lound- pas- senger on that fateful uUcriioon out -Crow's XesL; I'ass al lhal par- llcular point. Riii, meanwliile, the construction department went ru work tq .replace" (he missing link. The new water, course along the froot of the mountain, ay hy a ivavc] u-as -Smpbsstlilu roadbed, ami the.'lest could Ue doho was lo mahc'a" lorluous" grade orcr the slide late how he rode over the famous Prank slide, but It was a thorn In Ihc side ol trainmen who, ever' since, have fallen heir lo the of plto'- paseengcr and flight Iralns over. For (lie roadbed was Lwcnly feet higher Ihon- the .original, ant] com blncil with Iho, .two cent, grade "out 'lhcT16wetil it. occasioned, U was EO crooked that. a strange engineer .might have been excused llib first (line through, he had expected to meet himselt coming back. engineer liow he likes "buck'Ine'V a 'lilll wHli two per rent, grades 6n the turns, snd lliaL at tho ciifl .'ot a long onu per cent, grade lhat lias his .engine cough- ing at every fcot of (he way, and Bca of rock and blasling a.way through where It, was fuipoifeiljlc to" fiuu an altcriiallyc The rusnU may have" pleased tourist .who would .'ever afterward, be able to're- In llicp'oti will learn what the men o'f the LcUibrldgB [livisloti iho'uglit of ihe Frank slide hill. -It Isn't nllmcnfary.-' Baselr Apr 21, via pa'ch from ConstanUhopIe dated. today says the "Ottoman flbve'rn- ment has notified; the American enibasiy.. thatT following ample of. 1U ally, Auitrla-Hungary, It has bro'kcn off diplornalio-rela- tloni with the United l College Releases ils 5000 Students lo Aid Farm- ers IIoi-c This aatisfaclipn for Sinking df-Ship or Relations Will.lie liuenoa 'Ayrcs, -Mull gov- nrnmcnl l to ergetic sat- isfaction for the sinking of-'llic Ar- sailing, -Pro- I wo en its-first and second Jcclives hy. heavy fiEhttng, which is liioro formidable against Ihc'cen- e, of their line against tlic auks. The "dip in the ground cans- R change of direction, whTcli vniig the their central ob. They, reached their i the flanks only loif.nil themselves ibjcctcd to heavy cloae range .ihachlhe KUTIB arTtTrlflca. "To lie ''entllarteil centre nd Jnprlh ivas. enough, -hut ".to Id the .aitnatlon, caycs, ,or tun cl of thQ.hoallle lino over which w- id'alrcddy' now cUsorgan ed Ilic. who promptly re ccunlcd their old Iron I'line and op ned fire on bur rear. The enemy, a IC5C points fought -wllh "Iho'.usual I Kuropoan coast. A' siibninnric Ilrcd Ignr and resolution. 'lon .nieinber of .OUawa, April ?ls-Tlm mcnioraoduin relative Jo .tlie aupply- tng of laLnr for Ihc farras of Western Canada was "Ihls the" national service board. "Ver> satisfactory 'progress hns been ipedc hy the national service board, in ciin- Juncllph wilh sthe provincial: authori- in deallug .Ilic farm "labor siluatEon in Ihe western provinces and indications how arc thnt f 11, which is of sueli Im ancc, lo the empire at ilio lime; v.-ill be atlctiuatcly solved. "It. 11 Bennett, tlireclor general of national has Just received a informing him, Hint, through an en- !lio courlc-sy of Davcnpprli logldo-' The Argeiillriltiri nn'mstor- is Instructed 16 "break" .off "relation's" liu- iicdiatcly it Gcrnmnj1' attempts lo evade the responsibility -for :tiiL- loss of Ihc vessel. seill" to the miniiter arc UiaV. SvilJ permit of np evasion delay hy Germany." He Is to inslnicL the .llefHiv gdveriimcnl Uial. "f Yifbmpl Ballsfactlon Is not- suaranleed; the Argentina -'the the "United Stntcs ,aml will -arm jla ships Against snbmRrlnes. It was announced April tlio Illinois University agricultural tias arranged to release, at once, all of Its sludcnts who. may sire to up Carm work In Tliis asrlciiUiirol college has over five thousand and those; wlio wish to'.lake up ,surh work are released from. the'.r studies without loss of.. standinir on their coltcge 'BRITISH. TAKE VILLAGE LohUin, 'April 1.15. Britishrtroons last nioht captured the village of on a front 'between Que'ntTn and Carnbrai. It. was officially an- npunccd- tcday. A. number prisoners were taken 'in'-- sharp ffghling trierc, ADVANCE. April trcops made further night in the grenade fighting- south of and east of Courcy. The German attack -against 'Montliaut failco', the offlc: announced. Artfllery was Very acllve over the front of the French offensive. The battte of guns'- ragsd particular viol- ence east of Craonne and north of GERMAN REPORT .Berlin, Apr. 21, via London, Apr. says toda'y's offletal alatement, "strong artillery fighting was commenced on the whole river Aisne front and Champagne. In "Cheniin- Des-Damcs and in Champagne ".enemy; attacks faUtd. Between Loos and.the Arras-Cambral rkil: wny the statement adds, "Thcrc'was gradual Increase m ar- -lillery. bombardment'.'- Amsterdam, from the frontier sUle a Blrtke has broken out at Essen In the Krupp wofks, Today's Etsen arid German papers con- tain no reference to this happtn1 Ing. The message sent but from Berlin saying that the .strike there was ended, Is now admitted to have anticipated that event, Though majority have return- ed lo work, numbers remain away, to such an extent that the work of the munitions, factories was Keriously handicapped. .The workers at Siemens, Schuckerl works, according to .the waerls, only returned after many .hours of dlscutsiDH at .a; rriaai' -meeting, and Deut- sche Waffen and Munltlont Fab- rihen decided .to' cbfjtlnue Ihe strike and sent a. deputation-'Jo the chanceMor. number, The one of the largeil in The strike at Sbandnj alto.cpn: The Gaaette states lhat a strike .jh'at al'- Berlin There were street There were street ions by bin -.'ithe ulatlcm of In 1900. HOT RESOLUTIONS v Amsterdam, via London, Apr, of a most revo- lutionary were present- ed by the of the Berlin strikers at a mass rnettlng of the workers, accordfng to the dorfer General Peace without annexationB and abolition of compulsory service were two of the striking features of these re- Eolutions, which the paper nys were not carried. Flim-Flammed farmer tlses Most Ho- ps't Funds work. ,'lhc S. A'hoinpsou, one of ilclcgates- scT.t to .tlic Uniltil f Ijy tjio; Do'.nlnlon who irti-cii A hcva Interest jn this night, .addressed a moss niol'lmg of. Hie sludcnls at the college ChampaEUc, Illinois on 13. that the Monte cjr to win' the been sunk -by-a submarine off This address dRlivored bj Tho troops on -the .cslrcnic --left ought.air day r ngainst- .siirrountllng uns and by.10 o'clocK at" nlghtssuc- ccrtoil .In disposing of Hie enemy "In ic rear, cantiirlnf; the porllon f the enciny trendies. _ ilie north, still cniatnctl lo the enemy, but by then Enow was falling heavily' and U decided lo consolidale the hard von and prepare for a caimter- UacV ralhcr'lhan lo undertake Tur- firr aasRUlt Ihnt night. "The FIiuplc" vaultl1.keep for tomorrow. "'IrLJ-Lho meantime other -Iroops ghl forward to one line.after an- other vvUhoul serious but with many brisk encounters and with come casualties.' .Most ihesc wore Ihe esult ol shrapnel fire. Oniy icrcenlage'iverc falal and the major- is o( wounds" were iif a mlrioi char- Great Wcrk of MedicoB- "From the fall of Ilic first man our ballnlion utrelciief Ito.irors and every nnd istill of the Canadian arms corn? we re" on Ihc" alert.- The work of lhc'officer> and-meii wi mcnta of this prc.-U day.- he -Tlie news .great nL'in Arsenllni and flcinbn- against Rcrhidny or- ov. I'AOF. 6) rrangenienl with Ueau Davenport nd enllFusfaallrnllr received b> lie As a result Iroil, experienced farmers1 sons have already Icjl for vyeslern Cfinadn'fron.: Ills .safe landing of, the niiiits- Ler, And Vas afi- iipuiiccnl1 tcHlay .byUho deparl- mchl. The official said: department, nt; slftle has'; been adylaed 6f the safe landing Dal- four and his rV.: Foster TakevParti .George. Ko? Icr, acting premier, left thifl aftcinoon for where' altrnd tho beasrona of the allleil board .w will dhcuss .war may. go to; WaShlhfilbn dialer on nnd If he docs Sir re turn Id Oltuwn lo UXd RO-ALLY WAITER BEATS v -CUSTOMER WHO ASKS FOR GERMAN FRIED POTATOES Llvlngatoh, In sisLoiicc Upon "German11 fried pota Includes Eastern and Western Unils.Undei Generttl Garnet. Hughes For Front Soon .OllhTTiiV April organlzn )hc Flltli L'annclUin Division ifn'vy. In .Kngland, has under--.Major-General Garnet Hughe iinil it'Is; expected lhat ihe Iroops eliorlly move-over to France. Tlio. division includes the HftnBers'and the 150lh Frcnch-Caiiad oca brought Viclor Clinc, said Ic ho-fan Ilattalions of Montreal, respective .Iowa, I0j grief today, y.uridcr Colonels Donohue and Birrc. llnlcring a cafe he informed a waiter Infantry Brigade; Itcsina, of slroiig pro-ijly Fcnllmcnt, lhat he wanted fried potatoes' arid be sure they are German." .The Waiter Tiromjvlly him.a severe bcftttng; (he iiolice rcriising; to inlerfcre.' i Peilealrinns-on 5., were slarllcil -this .niufning lo witness nf SL Patrick's church at daylight hold-up -with, n six-shooter aying a In the prn: It'-was'a-regular show.' Jf it LaJ. been in Los .Angeles, It would have been blamed on (he movies, hut.here it'pas'sed for a regu- lation Lloyd 13.'Hanson-was the man-an the buBiness; end pi" the six-shooler. He bad.a hblillng up..the party on the qtlier end. Last nlgul Innson, who blew .into -the city yes- crdaj- with.5175 in his noekets, got nto :i lillle ,game, of nipping coin's or money .witli iwp slrangcrs. Moyd "roll ga'vp oui. -By hat lime bne'cf tho.party haO all Ihc money. partner 1n Ihc lay hrcalencd .lo" lay a cbmplainl vltli :hc police hail" .been flim- lamrneil. satisfleil wilh .hat. he grew "suspicions inil ivhon he saw. the pair meet in an oul-or-thc.-vjay place later, he'knct, he EiaU hoetf Ilic victim of a skin j i So lie Up his pin and went'out on a still the parly with llie wad on. -Hli Avu. pln'c o'clock' this- morning. The .gun "was effective nnd Hanson received his Meanwhile, ihe Mounted Police were iiolift'cdyjuid Hanson was soon brought (.0 IhcJ provincial police stalioii where later heloro 1'. pen- nefnlher antl F. he was fineil livt nnrt cosls for carrying con- cealed weaijons.' The police" arc busy'looking for (Me pair' who ran ihe skin same on him last night.. AlnLicy of Iho 'Mounted Police.' made the arrest in the case, zrs, tried to burn the.lpWn Magdeburg on Friday, to a dispatch from Holland. Sol- diers fired on'the rioters, .kill-! ing and wounding town Is now In a atate Magdeburg is the capital of the.. .Prussian province of'.Sariony'and -one of the strongest in ,ihe German empire. It 76 niilcE. .1rom Berlin, and Is the teal ef-the immense steel works and machine shops .forming part of the great Krupp works. The city had a pop-- O1 v v VOTING IN HULL ON PROHIBITION, Ottawa, ApVil 2 W Voting, li'cgan In Quo., "ycsicrrtay on tho prohibition rtcbiscllc. v It was expected polling v 'iaal 11 days.' whole-, v sale and. retail liquor dealers' clubs were closed by or- of Mayor Archambautc. WOULD NOT.MEET Amsterdam, April von Hcllinia.nn-KollweE. jays the Jlcrlin Lokal Anzclgcr, hnv- Brigade, under- [rcncrnl Swift, Quebec; and Ihe loth Brigade, 'tinner Brigadier-General y- MARKETS. Spol wheat Local track wheat......'. May Local track oats May oats...........i.... May, flax WEATHfiR High .1............. 56 Low 3: Mild, becoming showery ng declined to filiation .with discuss the strike dcrutatlon headed OUan-a, Apr.V 20, having- bccii minutes In Ihe house Thi.gfaflcrhoon cousldemtion ot supply-vfas taken'u] Votes for llm iiiymciit at the nrriplo; eeg'of "eight or-nine-govern paruiients were (llacussctl-uy" Louse, antl passed when an-adjournment was'taheii ,uh! Monday: The discilssion lodayiwas coufine largely to Ihe rnftltcr. pvl. or vacancies, the inf lhat Ihc general, appoint .returned It, was .possible to linovr ot a nnniher ol cases liosilioiis had heeti given to men :wj liad never teen in iinlfqrrn. Wheat Sir Thomas atternoo tabled the "fro cil pskeil tor yes lord I Oliver- asked i.f (here ivas.-a corrcspoiKlencc relallve lo the mhtt' "There'.'ls "no J Thomas replied. Sir asked.If tho" (eg alioii of which; notice liad been giv wotilrl constltulo" Ihc entire session irORrum, ot "There will be other .lesislallon said Sir Thomas .While.', iv Hugo Hanse, jircsldent of the Ccii- ral E'.ljcntlvc c'onimktec of, ihxi Independent Soclallsl Democratic wqrk'crs "In four fac- tories In greater Berlin decided to coo tin uc Iheir .aiiisc. BATERV TO PARADE. "The 7Sth ballcry ade to St1- .will par- chufth tomorrow rnornlngjwhen .the v t- service will _lje_nf_n_'patriotic nature', com memo rating the v flnnlvcrsairy rof Jullcn-iby. uling .........._0_. It. B. JaTniieson gen at manager of the company, was 1n- "e Within'ten hours had" decided fo open a 'dtstributlns anch.hcre, liad taketi. a five year asc oii Ihe Ho'ivmanLbTocl; opposile e had appointed Mr. company's senior traveller this district" 03 manager of r-tlio ancli. "We arc here to said- Jlrj mieson lo The-Herald in an inter- ew announcing Ihe eompanv s In ntions, "Lethurldse is onderful stride" in "Iho "aiitomoblln, usluess. In fact, all lines ot mer: landlsing endeavor find ic. of the most prosperous cities-Jit LO west. Lethbridge has a great uture 3s a distributing point. That why are Jamiesoh states thai the corn- any will carry in their.branch hero full line of outo tires and rubber pplies, footwear, And druggists1 uri'.lrlrjs. The- grquad Cloor .oC tlic uilditig will .be .used as offices 'and. the upper loor will he. filled' up as a sample, com, showing all tho different kipd f goo'ds manufactured by-' tlic com- any. Speaking of tTie outlook :rn Alberta, 1'r.. Jamieson dcclar-id hat Ihc- of. Southern Albetlu ics in raised rarruinET.; The wlirat anna's arp making forluncs mt they should bo looking lo-.ranl-tHe ,lmo when -mixed farming Witt DTP.- vail.' -lie .was "glnd to hear.lhat-Fo much rcgislered slock of nil descrip- tions '-was; beiiig" brought the south' country. "That is more en- ira'ging news than'reports of your crops of Ihc: -past couple'- "of years" lie'said. .The company will, opeli their branch here Just as soon ns, the slock for U can be shifuifld, and they .will dlatrJbntc :-from' here -over Just, as much territory as fhft freight v ln .the place or Ihe fnralllar-public notice In .German 'newspapers Tvarn- (ns Ihe people not Lo UMj.ot military innlters because of appears a'new notice ?which reads: "Cillzen, your dntr IS iTbt to Wlk'qt food bnndillons. .there: n MpSxlhe enemy, ana' endangers In what some, of the Liberals of Calgary term the largest, most Har- monious and conven- tion'ever held lu'.Calgary, W. M. Day dson, editor ol the Morning Albcr; an, was nornlnatcd ,-as. the.'Liberal candidate for Calgary (or. V'lQ irovincial leglsUture 3v ihe corning election. .TTQ other put in nbm- Inatfon, Mrs. Clias Thomp son and Aid. S. H. Adams, but they both wilhtlrCfl; In lavor ol Sir. CONTflOL'FOOD MANUFACTURE. London, APT. loon tohlroM- er !a" In coun cil lo lake possession of any factoti' or other premises where food Is manu- factured. ;