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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 22, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta KOLUME IX. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. SATIIIIDAY, APRIL 22. 191() NUMBER 112 COMMEMORATING CANADA'S GLORY Cunada today, by ordci--in-council, is commemorating the Second Battle of Yprcs, whlcii begun a year uko today, and lasted for three days. Of this battle the bright particular piece of work was the charge of the lOth Battalion of Alberta, the Fighting Tenth on the wood of St. .lulien which was held by the Germans, four or live times the strength of the attacking force. The charge took place after darkness fell, led by Col. Boyle, who fell in the charge. Behind that wood were four �1,7 inch British guns which had been loaned to the French and which had been lost when the French retired. The job on hand was to retake them. Supported by the Kith, (he I'lghting Tenth charged over .500 yards of ground, took the German trench at the point of the bayonet and then on through the woods, under a hail of German fir^ which sadly thinned the ranks of the tenth. But they were not to be denied. The Huns made a strong stajnd round the guns, where the famous Prussian Guard was holding the line. The gims were taken, the gap in the British lines was filled. . As General Alderson wrote, "The Canadians saved the situation." LETHBRIDGE'S HONOR ROLL The following are tlio LetlihridKe casiunKics siiicn liu: (jeBinninK of lliu war: KILLED Lieut. Geo. Bone, lUnrk Walcli. Capt. Potts, lOUi Battalion. Lieut. Godwin, Artillery. Sergt. Fred H. Macbeth, aial Battalion. Corp. Woods, 31sL Battalion. Pte. Oliver G. Dunn, Illglilaiid LIkIH Infantry. WOUN Pte. Charlie Charlton, i^ilratU'.'ona llorHC. Pte. Ross Taylor, ."Uli Hutlallon. Pte. J. R. Wilkinson, olst liattalion. Pte. Wm. Earl, 10th linltaiiiMi. Pte. J. G. Gobelle, Aimy S'-rvicn Pte. Alf. Wilkinson. Pte. J. M. t-lenclry, lOtli ))aUali(;ii. Pte. Robert. Johnston. Pte. Eddit Patteson, 2nil Baltory. Pte. D. G. Stickley, 2ntU Battery. DISABLED AND RETURNED Pte. Bitty Carnill, JOtli naltalioii. Pte. Arthur Diamond, ilth Battalion. Pte. Wilfrid Fletcher, Third Re-siTvo Battalion. K.O.V.L.I. Pte. Benjamin Hartland, Itoyal Cii-nadiau Dragoons. Pte. Morris Poulsen, 29tli Battalion. Pte. F. E. Taylor, 2'Jth Battalion. OED Pte. Geo. Lee, tOtli Battalion. Pte. r. H. Lush, L'Otli lialter.v. Pte. P. Middleton, IDth Battalion. Pte. Geo. Mills, loth Battalion. Pte. J. S. Murray, i'.lst Battalion. Pte. A. Rosenroil, 10th Battalion. Sergt. R. Sargent (rn-enlist(;d) 4lli .Vnillery Brigade Pte. C. R. Shippobotham, Medical ( 'iM'llS. Pte. Wm. Waller, VOth Battalion. Pte. B. Young. DIED IN ENGLAND E. S. Meredith, 2(ilU Battery, The charge of the Fighting Tenth Is of particular interest to Lethbridge people, for many of the lirst boys who went from here were with the Fighting Tenth. In fad the Lethbridge boys supplied the machine gun section of the Battalion. It is also of particular interest because it is believed that Pte. "Billy" Carnill of th'm city was the first man to fall in that memorable charge. Twenty-two out of 2') officers went down before the guns were taken, and about 80 per cent, of the' m^n in the charge were Icillcd or wounded. But the task in hand was done as only veterans could do it, the name of (he Canadian soldier became famous, and (hat is mIiv, today, we are cclebrtiting St. Julien Day from one end of Canada to the other. Lloyd-George is Bitterly as sed Liquid Fire Against French Lines But Without Result-^-French Report Some Prisoners Taken London, .-\pril 22.-Displpasuro ox-pr^.'ssiid Ijy the radicals over llio attitudes of David Lloyd George, minister of inimitions, ciilniinatod today in a roniarliable oiien Ifttter by Alfred C!. (lardncr, editor of tlie iJiiily News, in yourself a man of destiny. Dcmoe-racy has been the only vehicle to you, not faith. When the storm came adventure within you made slinrt work of the Democrats. Now you could have that ten months jiowe r of Naiioleon whereof you once .spoke to Paris, April 22.-An intenso bom-jiiirtlment of the French front before Verdun between the JleuHe and Fort au.x was followed last night by an [atempt on the jnirt of German troops o ad Vance. The war oOlcc aiinonnce-nent of this atternoon says the ad-ancc was prevented by artillery fire if the t''rench which Inllicted heavy osses on the GormHiis. The statement also says a Gorman ttack north ot the Caurotto wood, in jGardner'.s letter, "was the culmination I of all your activities. Tlie coutnry ' nuule its choice hetv.-ecn .\s(iuith'and lately !iy tlic so-cajlcd lircss and (;onsi'rvative ori;ans which iiave lieen tlie severest critics of tlie _ i Kovertnneiit. ' j "The crisis of this wool,-," says llr. which liquid fire was used, was repulsed. French Progress , Barls, April 21.-The French con- you- 't heard much about Asiiuilli tinned to make progress in the region "�o"' your friends of the j)ress. You ot Deadman'K hill on the Verdun front escaped insnll. You will escape ex-in the lighting of last night. The war [ posure no longer." ofllce announccraent of this afternoon I " ^" "i" heated, over-wrought at-reports the capture ot German t,-en-j "'osP'iore of your mind you believe dies and of four olficer.s and 1.10 nion. East of the Mouse a Herce Gernuin attack was repulsed. In the sector south of Haiidreniont wood the French made gains. wlik-li .\lr. Gardner char;;os Mr. Lloyd .Une. Harliamont became a nuisance | George with briufuiig about the [and Democracy an encuml)raiicp for government crisis ju.il pas:;ed . The Xapoleon. mirusi(.'r of munitions, v,-|io for !lie "You never understood nor liked first year of ilie war was tlie idol of trade unionism. Yon are essentially an the radical.'!, has lieen cliampioned ' agrarian agitator. This has been the .\orthclifte crucial collision between you and Aaquith. Throughout he has sought to carry labor with hlni. Vou in a jjOC-alyptic vision of yourself us saviour of Kuropo tumed.^J^i eoiupuhuon. Yon were one of tl\e cliiel' arcliitccis of the fiillof tlie Liberal goiernment ;ind the establishment of coiilition. As(|uitli, Gray and Kitclienor remained and it was subjected from tlie outset to bitter relentless attacks. "Am 1 wrong in assuming you have been In close intimacy with the chief assailants of the Government?" It TIME ON U.S. "I J mm Kaiser "at His Old Game-Says JMacleo'd Note Will Take Some Time to E.\amine Have Rancher Will yhargc of Local Unit-Now Taking Course ' Berlin, via London, April 22.-Ger-Inany'B answer to the latest American fofo is likely to be delayed by aonio nrloya and roriuosts lor further in ormotion on certain points, according 0 the I.,okal Auzelger, which says it earns that the note is a decidedly ong one and that it will bo examined i'lth German thoroughneaa. Now in Kaiser's Hands Berlin, via London, April ?2.-The VineHcan note Is now in the hands of Umperor William. Chancellor Von Jotlimnim-HoUweg and Ooneral Von ''nlkonhayn, chief of tho Kei(er(il staff t general hBiidqunrters, A summary f tho note was telegraphed to general oadquartors and a coiirior bearing tho uU text and appendix was sent there ly train. Dollborationa ot tho Rmper-u", chaii'coUor and ehlet of staff -will lotormino tho �futiirn ahaptng of Re-. nan-Amerlean relations. Tho noto a')-iieara In the UQwapapors of (his at-ornoon. All is calm liero. ]ER VICTORIES N EAST AFRICA London, .Mirll 22.-British torcna lu jiii expedition In Gorman Kaat Africa iivo captured Umdugwe ana Salciigii, etordint^ to an annoiincompiit tnado otlay by tlio olllclal press bureau. BIG BALTIMORE FIRE Baltimore, Md, April 19-li"lro of un-Itnown ovlgln destroyed tho grain olo- According to the dlatrlct' orders Issued by tho General omccv Commanding .Vlllitary District No. la, ^ient. f". 11. Collinson la iirovlslonally appointed odlcor commanding tlie 63st Battery with tho rank of captain. Lieutenants Oliver, Virtue and lialoy are provisionally appointed officers ot tho Battery. Lieut. Nelson will retain charge oC tho organization and mobilization of tho battery until Capt. Col-llnsou returns from Khigston where he Is completing tho course for his coramisBion, Capt. Collinson owns a ranch ot about 1,000 acres southeast of Mac-leod. He camo originally from near Kingston, Ontario, and has lieen a rosUlont of Southern Alberta for icme years. Standing six foot four and popular as well, Capt. Collinson promlsoa to make the Cist Battery a very popular unit.' A year ago lust winter he took the course for Ula lieutonanl's commlaBlon and has since been attach-od to tho 25111. Ratlory. U'ltli Capt. Collinson in conimaiu) there la no doubt that a largo num-l)or of Macleod men will be desirous of Joining the Datterj', and thoy will bo given an opportunity to do so next week when an officer ot the battery with a number of men will visit (hut town for tho purpose of (aklng on recruits. Capt, Tjorno Walker luis lieon iwnied as officer commanding tho liOth Battery of Uaglnu, which wll) likely brigade with tho lilBt of Lethbridse. Uegina, April 22.-When the Brown-Klwood commission sat today It was announced that Clayton Petorsou was at the Royal Alexandra hotel in Winnipeg and was returning hero voluntarily. The warrant for hia arrest on tlio perjury charge has not yet booi served on him. PRIVATE ALFRED V/ILKIMSON Of Lethbridge, wounded in (he recent flEhtint; ai. St. Eloi. tie enlisted with the fjGth and went ovcr.-^eiiy with the second draft, and was transferred to the 31sl ill January wiicii they went to France. He is a brother of Mr. Wilkinson, manager of the carpet department of the Hudson's Bay Biorcs here. Port Arthur, Ont., April 22.- The grain fleet started for the lower lakes this morning. SUi;-FIVEOROWN London, April 21.-Lloyd's dispatch from Yinulden, Holland, says the Dutch steamer Lodowljk Van Nauaau was sank Thursday afternoon. She wont down in six minutes^ Five ot hor crew were drowned. Thirty-six survivors Imvo been landed at Ymui-don. NAME CHANGED TO VERDUN An official notice stuten the name of Nev/ Berlin school dlatrlct has been changed to Vordun achool dlatrlct. Lyons, , France, April 22.-Hussian troops wiio arrived at Manseilles -hh Thursday for service with the French on the western front, passed through here today on their way northward. They were given an enthusiastic welcome all along the route. ETS III m Cancel Furlough of Officers-Ready for mergencies-Speed Up Work at^ Torpedo Station on Atlantic Boston, April 22.-Important orders from Vv'ashington have been received at Ch.nrleston navy yard recailimj to their ships all officers on leave or furloughs and ordering tliat onli-iod men on leave or furloUQh must not go beyond the limits of their home ports. In viev.' of th? criticnl situation between the 'Jnited States and Germany, oingul.ir significance Is nt-taclied to these orders. The orders were received from Secret.nry Daniels and apply to the entire Atlr.ntlc fleet. According to orders the men connected with the ships at Boston must not go beyond the confines of the city. There are at present some thirty ships of various description "a,t this port,' undergoing repairs, cleaning, etc., or for other purposes. Similar orders have been received at N,ewport News and PprtiimoUth. At Newport work at the torpedo station has been speeded up. ' Prepare for Sea Boston, Mass., April 21,-Seven thousand bluejackets at the Charleston navy yard were put in overalls today for the purpose of making the 30 war vessels in the harbor ready for sea at the earliest possible hour. It was authoritively stated that virtually every ship would be at the top notch of efficiency in 15 days. .;. .; .;� ,;. ,;. .;. .;. ,j, .;. .;. .;. �> ? NO CHURCH PARADE FOR THE KILTIES Six months in the provincial jail hoeing spuds and pulling weeds was what Park D'Agnuo got in police court this morning for his part in a theft pulled off at the .\ew Arlinglon Hotel yesterday. D'Agniie and an accomplice rifled the room ot S. Sluff-iiian and got away with a number of things and were jvaltlng for a chance to make a get away with a purse containing $50 under the pillow of Stuff-man's bed when the former was taken in tow by Const. Wigg. His friend escaped. D'Agnuo told the court ho did not take the articles himself bat admitted that he knew they were stolen. The police are on the track of his accomplice. COST iLLION ! German Bullet Pierced his Spine and He Is Paralyzed-In Hospital 8 Months There will be no church parade for the Killlos tomorrow. In accordance with district orders the men will be allowed to to attend their own churches on Easter Sunday. WAS FIRE INCENDIARY? Paris, April 10-A Lisbon dispatch to the Matin says that the loss occasioned by tho burning of the naval arsenal at Lisbon Is very heavy. Scientific euiinnent. Including naval charts and chronometers were do-stroyert. Tho government is investigating clrcumsfances which indicate .J. Vor!v will be started on Mendersou Pari: v.-hlch v.ill be pointed to with I'.rUlK liy (ho eUizens ot Lethbridge In yearn to c�r.ioy, posted as kil-' j, consider plans for tho led nearly a year ago, is not (lead at � ,. , ,,, j -i all, but lies severely injured in an "ew parliament building has made its Eingllah hospital. Pie. Huglison of tho decision, it la announced. The com- Klltiea received this word yesterday, nilttoe has decided to follow tho gon-and was good enough to bring tho good news lo the Herald. Charlie was oral plana as dratted by Architects-hit by a bfillet in the spine and is Pearson and Marchand, ot Toronto paralyzed, as a result of which he has and Montreal, with some minor changes. Tho contract will bo let almost immediately and will - bo for some-thing like $1,500,000. Men are still at work removing the debris and patching up the old structure. It is probable that tho contract for the now building will bo given to Potor Lyall and Sous of Montreal, oa tho basis ot ten per cent profit. been in tho hospital for eight months. He writes to Pie. Hnghsion from Al-trlnghani, lOng., as follows: "-Well the boy is still in bed, over eight months now since 1 was lilt in the siune. Have hud  several .successful operations but sllll the paralysis clings to ine and 1 cannyt walk yet. Tho treatment la great in this hospital. I'm the only Canadian, the others came from all parts of England. Give niy best regards to tho boya." TO CARE FOR DRUNKS Toronto, April 1!)-Tho care and troatmeni of inebriates la provided for in a bill introduced In the' legislature yesterday by Hon. \V. J. llanna, provincial secretary. .Mr. Hanna said tho details of the scheme had not been worked out, but the government was planning to treat iuebrl.-ites in the provincial liospltals. COL. DAVIDSON TAKEN TO ROCHESTER HOSPITAL Dnluth, Minn., April 18.-Col. A. D. �Davidson, millionaire railroad man, in charge ot tbo Canadian Northern land department, who has been ill here tor some time, was taken to Itochester, Minn., today, (o bo examined and per Henderson Park a real beauty spot, jhapa to bo orerated upon. He Is said It now depends on the enthusiasm of 1 to be Buffering from ticute stoniiioh the good oUlzeuB of Lethbridge. J trouble. NORWEGIAN -SUNK. London, April 10,-A l^loyd's dispatch from Lisbon says the Norwegian steamship Torjovlken sank on Monday in Cascao Bay, l.'i miles west of Lisbon, after throe oxplosions on board the vessel. The crew was saved. Kiltie Concert Lieut. Richards, the new band-. master of tho 113th Kilties, who came from tho 63rd at Edmonton, will have charge of the band at Its regular concert on Sunday evening in the Majestic theatre, the coltastlon at which goes to the band funds.. There are aloo several new players, and aome new songsters, who will add to the entertainment. 0662 6459 30 12781389 ?17366 65777546 ;