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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 23, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VdLUMK X. I.J-VI AUlKI'.TA, MONDAY, AI'WI. 'A 1017 NUMUKN 113 BRITISH OPEN NEW DRIVE TOWARD DOUAI AND iN.ivnlawlClvllMatters io ('oiuluei of Arc BRITISH'NEAR SAMARA April MrltlBh for- ilgn minister II nl four and .monitors o[ Iho Ji1gh commission hero lo illfi- rusii llio conduct of llio war began tlu'lr flrel official dny In ton wlili ii ronud'or calls, the fjrbl of v.-lilcti was M tho stato department. Hoon after o'clock Mr. IlAlfo'ur, ic com pa 11 led by HID llrltlBli ainbaiEa- flor, Sir Cecil Surliiti'IllCQ, drove from (ho liiannlon wujcli has-been fivcn over to him to Iho stnto depart inoDl Q formal call on Secretary Lansing. Tlio ilrlllflh ambaisrAilor and 'Hugh L. (i Ibe on .of the stalo, dcnnrtmeul. oh us uqpn'd'cUlied as-Mr. llalfonr'a aide, roinalnoc] "wllh Secretary Lan- ttng anil the JlrliUli foreign mlnlblgr pnly'a" arid Uico withdrew, leftvliiL' 'triqjAvq'liIgh officials iDgclli- fr. They ai'once plunged Into a con- [prcnco. J The conference LolWctu Mr, Ilall'our Ind Jlr, Lanafng'was notk prolonged At Its the two Elaleainen creased tho !j a venue which -separalea Hie rUlc departnieiil building from Lhc While House ami wore received at ihe oiccullvq mansion by Presi- dent Wilson.' While Mr Laming Wcrc'at Uic Wliito Houdu, I lie naval officers of tlio BiHIah parly, headed liy Admiral. Dcclialrr- began arriving lo cap -ion Secretary Daniels, 'They wore' by. llclcher vaiid ,blLcr officers' assigned Io Iho passed Into groiindR trio fromah'siiE- .f frhglslsViyavcd'.V iholr banners. The Drltlsh foiclgrr'wInMer sinilcd: Prior tral Jiuhdred lii'llio stntc lhe_ volume, at pressure wbiild" not ;have mlso (he .curtain bail Iiad ecen It .The pressure nl the volume .WJIB'. feet, and Would amoiint to IS, l.ondon, April' RobcrL Cecil, minister of blockade, ito'dny told lhc liousc of.commons thai1, the mllitary'nulboritles in Saloo- Ihl had a band of itreEV lars were armed andjorgamzed ifrom Athens'.. Lord Ftdbert alfso stated that the'Frcncli had found'.that: lhc assist- ant _couiiijissEoncT of arrested, baa written orders" (frbci .'olflclals jiCoa-; BtanUnc'-. to" Ihe "cufefa ,ef Mrrestilejr bounds rjations In Thcssaly. The'ccuimondcr of the" allied forces. Lord Robert idflCLl, taking steps la deal with ihe siluallon: Women Back from England Ilallftii, K. S., April Th-jre were 1035 Cnr.adfan '.women and chil dren In the. to arrive here front' England slnce-lhc decision 1 taten' lo sent] them Lack The. were debased "on 'th Rome, via rxmdcm, Apr. rero- utlon [3 Immlnenl In Hungarla, rordliiK to tue VaUca.ii ajJvlcc-B receiv- ed tcdar. An a result o[ variouJi dl3- urbau'tpa, tha Infcrnmtlrja Budapest and_25 other cities and town a liave been proclaimed In a Biatc of. Fire of Slypterioiis Origin 50.000 Bushels Grain-Were Destroyed (Special lo (he I Vjulcan. April The Nallona Elevator, ancl annei- ,wllh. 50.00 bushels of grain, juostly wheat, ya inajority of LliDm arc for totally destroyed by'fJre last eight [Ippcf'Canada'and which was of mysterious origin. Th 'lire tnuai have started from the out- Bide in some' way, ant] it was almost impossible ailfi breeze Commence New WliicJi Has lieen In Preparation Towanl. Cambral and Take Prisoners in One Day.' 2oOO Germans Killed in One Day's Fighting. F.ontlon, April British have opened the attack on wide front in the region tof Ihci Scarpc river. TJic official re-' issued today says Uiat lhc battle is proceeding and that' satisfactory progress IB being made. The British completed the conquest hf the villagt; of Trescault and-gained the greater part of rlavrincourt .l_ The jmnrjunccmeiir follows; "We attacked at dawn this morning, on.a frortl-on banks of the river Scarpe.1 Fighting is proceeding .and our troops are milking satisfactory" t- Ihe flameE, as a blowing. The fact Lbat the .wind -was frpm: cael, and not from the.op- "posllei" was tbc only, thing of bor care '.lit the path -or Lbc -Names 'was rcmoveU'jQ, time', to- save them. .The losa wiirbe. well' lowp.Ms 000 but Is: yell-covered" by 'insurance.- EQ far as. the building is concerned. The grain, of course, will be a total 7. South of the Hapaiime'-Gnhibrqi rood captured the re- mainder, of Ihc village of'Trflsca'ult during Ihc night and gained possession of the North of Scatpe From a Staff Cprrespondent of the Associated Press, British Hcadiiuiirleniin vin London, (M new offensive the liriiishinaye cap in red the town, of Gavclle, the last pnrl ol'.thci Hindeoburg line the ScaiTje. ..They aLio-Kiye taken the village of Guemappe, sdulhj of Ihe Scarpe. More thnii; prisoners have been taken today. Front Purifi, April fighting continues along ,Ihe front of the the war office announces.- East of Craoiinc the Germans after Hercc bombardment, grouped detachments for attack.' French.guns replied effectively and prc-) vented the i ''Counter Attacks Failed. British 11 e'a'd quarters la Prance. pril phase 'ol. thoi' ttle .of Arris which began Eaaler onday. wseialoa ol Mouchy lc Preux, whicri [we vcr, remained -axdistinct PHltent liitir-to day's'- fighllns was' a (.pmihfthds London. Apr, agrlcuLtuic has decided that three million acres of pasture land .Iri England and must be ploughed for. growing in the" corning column., The order embraces [and in addition to pas-- [and already London, .Apr.-'-22.- The? Brillnh hos- pllnl, ships Donegal and Lanfranc, aboard, linve been Inr-; pedoed -wttbout warnlug. They- were sunk on April 17. Of those on the Donegal men and 12 oC the craw, are missing. The-Lanfranc carried Genniin wounded-na well .as I Of those aboard 19 British niitlVlS.Germans are belicred to have lierish'ed. chancellor of the eichequer, iriiw Donar Law, announced DIVINE SARAH DYING) April TlicT.O conilillon of Sarab BernliardL v improTcrJ during- the nlsht, al- Ihough late yesterday physfc- ;ians attenrlfng Iho actreEE.Uelil out scp.nL liopc for'her rcco'r- cry. "We are sowing Jabout 400 acres at the-provlrciat this year.' April Ihe house that (here had aaW' Hon. A. J. McLei'n lo the Herald losses oC-Tlritiah ihls morning Mr. in lha hpspiial ;shlps, M-likh .would he puh-; 5n 'ivlUi business at the liHlied-soon. .t ia bright Tor a good allliougll 1L will .he sbmctrhal Inter Iha'n .Itisl Of the jail crop, wheat on the new farm secured lasl already ECcrteJ. j" V "I am noticing lollop unlil I.malic HIP, Lclh'bflrJge" ja'H'fSRlf-siipporllng." condnueil Mr.- McLean. The inslitu tlon JR 'in "and wilh our present plans for. farming put Into Force. I -bcthsye. tha..; ihsiltiilinn ijthe'rn One v Iiv Week-Erid Local Casualties caanaUles reirorleti'fovcr lhc "week-end (orm'-ttle hcavIesL-llat here at and lio suverc i CHASED BY SUB. -.nio Janeiro, Ajirll nrazll- r.n Elcamshlp COTCOvado, froni: for Ilavrc, chased Ocrman submarine en'route, It was learned iitrc loilfty, (uul.nas cont. jiplled to talic refuse in: a Siisnli.l wh'fch Hip CariFullana hayA beon crisag- Cfj'irf France. only-one death In action isTcpprLcd'Uial: "of Pte. E. Jackson' who. with a Cnigary hattnllou early war. He Is a son of Pie. B.-'A: Jackapn, for- nierfy- with nnd who has enlisted AritLTs''now In England. an_em- ployco' before enlisting ccslcr Klectrlc Co. The rernalridcr'or ihe family" have moved'to-Kngland.V Mrs. Humphrey, 1823 :2nq -Avc.' received word thla morning, that her huabaud, Pte. Ivor had been Bounded on April-16. He was a memljcr of the a-contusion of Ihe fool.-. "Y Sergl. Robert D.' ,who wds formerly, a Jh Ihe has -been reported by' ji gunshot wound-In Ibe left (high. Mrs. MuxwDrlhy A aoulh. 1 T. C. Standing has received' word Ihnt hie brother I-anco-Corp-. Kd. Standing of Ihc Sloumed'Hiricft has lice n wciin'ned Euhahol. in lhc .feet. This' thRt lie IiasMlgurcd llsla. lie Is ffclMinowii'ln llib" Tftber district. Corp. Roy 11. Hcnrtcrsoh, son-" of Henderson, ClDHtTi St. N.V. other member of lhc Kilties Is Iiortcd Mounds is, lodny- rxpcr- _ r.n April that -is v v breakini; some records. Tlic .area slorrii extends oyer the whole .cast to Medicine Hat, and right on the north, >yliere It lias been snowing since Eot- The IJfec-IjjUaUon and will delay seeding for some nayg. llon-ercr, the farmers do-' not look 011; Uie -Bpoyr npnrehcnslon. Soniellilng .over ten per cent, of llio seeding out the sou fir Is un- dorslgcxl -to have taccn cpruuleted. of Kellaw lia's-eaUl'llsbed re-'jilic-bestjrecord tcnbrlcd ybl. .On suffering from shrapneljufday 'ho hat1. SOD acres of Ihe ainl bach, re-; fallow .seeded. ceiveil on" April Jllli. Another mpmher of 'ii- family -Ilgurcs the famous today's list. Thls time it is I1 to. David ubo lias a In thg iottj arm. received on "April 10th. pcforcj cnllstirig-Mr. MorLIn employed as' 'efimElcrJ His ivITo resides In North (hc-nanics of three oilier are undcrslobtl to. retr-Uvca j 'here. They tire II. Haln, J. Pelcison- and 'J. T. llnlhcrfordl.- All those moil listed an woiiiHjcd.' -biU the 'Herald1 has been unable-lo their formr-r places of resnlcnce. J. no trace of whoja rela- tives be found in le nlsp MnLcil an lie be- lieved to havo Joined n draft And to have-been sent over recently. Thp Msls today, nlso contnln; names nf Me. R. C. Estcrbrofik of Cowlcy and Pic. C. 'of Illacklc, Olher Southern Alberlnns in to- day's Casualty Hals J. Leach of killed In aon of -Mncleod.; J. lUullto'n of Granum; H_ Hakrr of Matlcod: and T. narrcll of RaymijinVall wounded.' v'-> v NOTIFICATION TURKEY'S ACTION. Wftshlngton. April Of- ficial notification that the has relations-.v.-il'ii the United .Stales was recalv-. lodny. by ihe statu-dcpar.- mcpl dispatch from Am- "qrlcaa minister Stovnll it sooli support Jtsclf, taking qno year r wltb both of the German In-the sailed.from the newest type, wltb, apiece Two .olh'er? tle heavily dascEed t. wpunflcd sailors to Bruges on Saturday. eight vessels Is said to b'ruggo about" 7 The greatest aclirity ahout the Belgian baso y'es.te'rdayCand today. "Search being worked; vigorously and up" at 'irequeDt.intsrrals. f SI'S MontroQl. .Apr. Crerar prealdeut of Ihc Grain GibVets' .Qraji companj-, speaking nl'lhVlicrprnvclul Liberal parly lunch non here Saturday the west will not be'satisfied" iinii the last vestige ol protection'Is'rerady ed from the Jarlff." :Absolute trade Tvlth and 'freo foodivrlth'. V means'of raising Ihe will, b hr, western said.' Thii lie Liberals preeeot. .ParTg, .April' nicatlrss nieaLcicli-day has officially de- cided upoii Instead'of two-meatless 'days n as a measure of ccononiy by Ihe mlniBtcr All res- tauranla will be prohlblled front serv- ing any thing in Ihe nature of meat, i poultry or for- prenlng -'iiicals. butcher shops Vill be obliged to in" the rtsrno'on.--, The .mlElsler 'of supplies fluna hac Ilerne, ;MARKETS" Spot Local track wheat wheat Local High Low 'iFcreciBt-iFa'lr' ini cool, li falls.of.inov... s accepted .Uijs altefnatiTC measure an csp'crlriiDnt .orily. April. Ihe Gerniah Ameri- can exports In Miircli reichevl- the value has been lasl Jan nary, hest monlh''in Ihe coun Iry's hlslory.. Imports of Bel a'new AmerCcan record, t last ten arjekkf "count vcBltJoh aglfristp" x- regarded a a the poslUon-proiect-, ng llpe wblch-. has at been fo'rtilied" as'- as the, would desire? Sfonchr '.bisL' can one of bloodiest, spots ermtiis have known arid when ritlsh advanced. from it In early Lwn' today I hey had to; pick Uie-'r- Uibu Bands of 'dead le field'gray unlJorias. 5500 -It -was estliutad- that; LSOH' were. killed In' ooejday'e' qouii-; r .Important _ ._ London.- a .leiUdej which Jh.ey thodi L rtt week's offBuaNa lelr .suiifi; the-BrlUah; at .fcwa rations formidable, inau .defenaea front In 'icc.'y.General. Str eporti that tones under hla com-T nand' attacked; on-a bplli .the Scarpe, where a portion of tho Ilmdeuburg line, harrior .Cambril; and that Uiey roops htvo captured the remainder of of Trescaull, an'i occupied- he greater part 6 T which formed a J.wcrinUe. bulge tin" helf Hae, From tils pbEnt the Quentln line -anproaches rery.' closely i. ho: Cambral SL' Quentln cunaU" Correspondcn'Ls at the froni prepared'lhe public f or 'a renewal or j Tl more, active operations which have en- lored. Iho iicw phase wtth'.eXch BUC-; oerflog ifonday.' The British1 beffan J [heir great offenaiTe.'on, Monday.- ;a j fprlnJBht ago and- the. French" wjtb iHelr stroke "Iho j.' The .third' Mpn- day finds the British again on Uie Success alonp.the Scarpe only -.would threaten Iho new, Ger-' 1 man lioe but would further outflank, j- 1 Jens 'on the south. i German Official. Berlin, -April tween" Looa and the" ruty'viiy 'artljlgry contlnuod .on i sa'ya.ltie .'btficlal' Elalcment Issued today hy '_tha Gerraaii lieadquarter.E. .'.'Northwest i the, thrusting troops .perns---! tratctl our first line, tTCnches 'on -.a'; width .of 500" yards, but .Wcro drlrcn tick by counter attacks. iThe'flre re- j raaineil slrong' during ,-.ih'e .j Mayor. W. D. L. llnrdie' is ..._., vice-prestdenl-of the Union 'of Caii dmn Thls'lsibr'oiii abonl ilenl; LcElIc H. Boyd recently was apLointcd'as the' praln '.TS Stevenson, o[ n'6 presklent, and.the arrangernenls ,a helug mnde to bold conre lion in London on 29.' -Under lhc usual ..._..- or llardtelwlH bacome for .after .drumfire; j next year and Lelhhringe'wonld ho coinmepcnl. "on' a if the conveiilloii In .wWe'- front, Alpns the' rlrcr artillery Ihcrci'aed in. Violence home o set from afternoon The Germans to eleven balloons -eleveii- aeroplanes on tho western front; SENATOR BAIRD DEAD 'Toronto, Apr. has been received here of-the death of Hon. George T. Dilrd, icnaior lor Xcw Brunswick. i Junior.. Arrll transports hare left LJIlau, oh" 1 'WELL KNOWN MAN DEAD r Toronto, Apr. L. Palter- son, for'years Canadian represenlallTP of Miller, and Ricnard's Type -Kqun-1 dry, died loday aged 71. !fo a ;V tvell known and howler atid rbtmber of the' cjirling team which yli- lied 'Scotland several years ;