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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 25, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta 13^ yOLUMK IX. LETHBRIDdE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, APRIL 27^ WU\ NUMBER 114 A RENEGADE BRITON IS NTRIA NOW Hii' Kogcr Ciiseiueiit Is Canglit (HI Goi'iiiaii Ship -Bro(i|>'lit to Le. Sink Boats and Damage ])o(;ks '."out'i" -Aircraft Also Busy 'I'he lU'Hl naval mid on tlic liritlsh (^oiiKt. was made on .November S, in 14. Three !)altle cruisers, Seydllts, Moltko and Von iJer Tann. armored cruisers Uluclier and Yorck, and the protected cruisers Kolherg, (iuadenz and Strass-l)uig ieft port on llie evening of Nov. ,2nd and at dawn aiipeared off Ynr-Tli(>y l)oinhar(led Yarmouth and Ijoweatoft lor about 2ii minutes and then returned. The British submarine !)-,"> attenipl- Ihe towns [or an liour and u halt and, in addition to the large nunilicr killed, 10(1 or more per.sons were wounded. lyOWRstoft, now raided for I he- ed to pursue the Germans but s( ruck j spj.ond time by warships, is Ihe most a mine and sank. The Yorck also struck a mine and went down witli 300 men. The raid on Hartlepool, Scarborough and Whitby was ihe most easterly town In England, an Important fishing station and fashionabli' sea shore resort. Its poi)ulatioii is about .iO.OOO. This town has been important of these ventures. Cermau , attacked on several occasions by dor-cruisers poured a hail of sliells into man aircraft. a.,ondon, .\pr11 2."..-Au attack on fJerman positions on tlie Belgian coast by Brltlsli warships Is reported in an lOxchange Telegraph dispatch from 1-ondon, April 20.-It Is announced ofllclally tliiit Sir Hoger (Jasement was brought to London on Sun destroyers and otlier ves-sinco tile outbreak of the pro <. MARKETS May wheat................ 114^/3 July wheat .................. II51/2 IVlay oats ...................... 451/4 May Flax ..................... 183% High ...... ............ Low .'. � �:.. �  ......... . Poreoa�t'. Generally fair. Forty one IhouBaitd, tour hundred and eighty three dollars and ninety-four cents was the amount raised by the big patriotic ^und campaign last fall by tho citizens of Lethbrldge constituency. Of this amount $0,5)13.24 was raised In cash at tho time, and tho remainder in written pledges or verbal promises to the canvassers. Tho pledges and promlsas are being mot very promptly as may bo shown from the tact that tho first cheque forward-, ed to the central commlltoo at Cal-X I Biii'y was for $12,000 while over halt * ' ot the total has been paid In to date. Tho wonderful showing made by this city is emphasized when It Is known that Lethbrldge was asked to raise only $12,000. More.than three times this amount wds subscribed. In fact, a cheque tor tho total amount asked tor by. the central comniltteo was sent to Calgary within thrpe' mouths after the request was recolv,!?d^ Tho Herald Is. nnxlout�5't print a complete list ot the don.ra showing the amount promised or pledged to-goUier with lUq aiii|0\inta paid iu to 62 21 date. When this report Is available It will bo published In the HoXald. BRITISH LOSSES HEAVY London, April 23.-Oliicors' casualty lists show that during the month ot Marcdi the British army lost 372 killed, 090 wounded and 44 missing-a total ot 1,101;. The losses In olUcers since the coinmencemont of lioatlUt-los total 25,033. Of these 7,792 wore killed or died ot wounds, 16,438 were wounded and 1,803 are missing. In March tho losses were again heaviest in the eastern war theatre, tho IndiaiiB losing 73 olViceri?, killed, 91 wounded and 97 missing. Lancashire regiments had 13 killed; 27 wounded; Kent 3 killed,-30'wounded; Canadians 10 killed, 25'wounded r Royal Knglnoers 12 killed,-35' wounded; Royal Field Artllloryl3klllod; 55 wounded. The flying corps casualties are high, with 9 killed, 14 \vounded and 13-missing. Two brigadier-generals and two major-generals have boon wounded and one colonel and 11 lleuteuaiit-colonels killed during tho month. in.� to help. A suitable name will likely bo chosen for this section of the park also. A flag pole has been secured and will be raised on Friday. Then too the 113lh Kiltie Battalion through Col. Pryce-Jonoa has signified its intention ot beautifying a portion ' of the park by which tho people of Lethbrldge will remember them when they leave for the front. They have chosen a l-cicatlon at the east end oC tho lake near tho big steps. Trees will be planted and an arbor built over which vines will be trained. IVIounted Police Also Supt. Pennetather of the R.N.W.M.P. has requested that the Mounted' Police be allotted u site also. This the � city Is glad to do, and In view of the beautifying process which is in progress at the barracks grounds, it Is sate to say that tho riders ot tho plains will shortly be proud of their portion ot Henderson Park. Supt. Falrlleld of the Experimental Farm has donated 150 oottonwpods and several hundred willow slips to bo set out In the park, and the Hudson's Bay Co. has also' donated 200 cottonwoods. "The Mounted Police have offered to hn,ul throe loads of sand from the i'iver. J. H. O'Reilly and the Western Transfer Co. will haul a load each, llie latter cdihpany has als6 donated a number of teams to be used at the park on Friday. Comm'sslonor Grace states that volunteers who will, give: teams to haul sand will bo allowed to use the Grace mine terry free'of oharge. There is a flue sand pit across the river near the ralna.  < 72 65 2589 1 ;