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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 26, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta W)M MF. XI. LKI lIlilUDdK. ALBKHTA. " _ ' " .-r---....... MUDAY. APIUL 2(1. I'.IIH \iMi'.i-.i; nr. lALLIES SUCCESSFUL IN FIGHTING tsermans Striving Now To Gain Two Obj actives In Simultaneous Drives 4 rmans Now Conc^ucting Drives on Two Fronts, One Having Amiens and Paris As Its Object, and the Other Penetration to the Channel Ports-Have Made Little Has Resigned Progress in Either Drive. ; (Ily U>iut(!rs nt-. l)pramo InPxtrirnlilv mix^d hofoif the ^''^'^ finally driven out iind ................... tlilH iinportiint po.'tilon doniiniilinK OHH .sliows ilm (JtM-miinw muintuiiilnK If) of sIiikinK in lv\(i lUi."lioiiH illtaiiodU'ilv. Tliolr IniiU'nlia'.c -i-tivf.'s ui'l ports iind illllniiiMiThanks lo ih,; inaKnlfii �ni, untor iittack.H of tlu^ A)istr;ili;ins and KiiHli n-fiinicnlH yefitfrriay liif.v rv-iv villaKi'. wiiii li "y paokril with nun liino unn-. will develop to tho soutli of YpreH and mention of flKliiinn northeast of Huilleul luuy indicate ."uili a development. ThP Hit nation at Kemmel where the I'reiKli hold a erltifal position is not so satlsfa? lory. Mention of Vlerslraai Heenirt to suKBeHt a withdrawal of I'rencli troops tliero. which would in-cluiie tho retirement from Ihv last positions Bt Jlessinna RiitKe near Wytsrhaeto. The posdiblllty of the ' Vpres sallnnt is al�o forecasted if , ..ldes was .silent, as the combatant^ j Kemmel Hhoutd be lost. EniNi MINISTER SURPRISE Believe Difficulties Led to It Financial Secretary Also Resigns London, April ^fi.-The roBlKnatlon ol Lord Hothormero was a complete HUrprlso to the pntitbal world. It 'f wa.i announced liiai illness made It � Impossible for him lo reply in the de-L ; bate which liaron Sydenham intended lo inilii'.to last TuejiUiy in the house of lords in regard lo tiie re.siKnations i)f Major Cicneral Trenchurd as chief of llii> air staff and .Major (Jeneral Sir Jli'.vid llcndtrson as director Renerat i>f militaiy aeronautics. N'o one outside tlii> cabinet, however, knew that liis condition was so serious as to inako hi.s reslKnalion necea^mry. Lord IJolhtrnioro ban buen n-Mi^rsou, both of whom did Rood work for the air servhc This crIal.h grew inoro Hevero when it becamo known today that the (iuanrial adviser of the ttir ministry, who Joined It at Lord Uolhermere'n r^-quest, also had re-Blsned owing to dlsBRreoment with his rhlofs pollc'y. What the difficulties were has not been dlSMosod. It U reported that Sir Willtira Wler. 'lUroi'tor Rmicral of air production will ucceed Lord Kothermere. airial LINE YORK new TO LONbON WashlnBtou, April 20 - aerial line between Now York (Mty, Pariii and l^ondon is to be establiaheil soon, aays a degpatrli today Jrom Home. Italy has sUrted an enormous industrial expansion looklnR to the development of aviation. ,OST THEIR WAY, CAUGHT BY ALLIES Mcii.v. I'i-,ince. April Thf (!er- nian aiiplatie wliidi Uiri'led licir lure aflcr. it is liclieved, it lii'd been de-feclcd .'ind t:il>>'n uncbT fire as it was flyliij; Irnvairl I'arls '1'tie-day eveiilnq;. is a biplane of \hi; type known as tlie .AoR, fit( of sugar liy persons oIli't jiiaii i .�iiie sunar inaiiii faetiiret.:. pro\i,lliii; lor seizure and forfeiture of siitar li'ld ;n cxci'ss of ihe (|uar, |ire;r states no person ntiier tliaii a inaiiiiraclnrer of cane sugiT siiall have in his possession, or under lii-i .nn'rol. at any one time, more cane suKar tlian is snfhidint for liis oniinaiy niiulro-menls for fifteen days, exrejit. persons living at a i^r^'ater distance than two miles from ti dealer licensed by the Canada Food Hoard. iiiaiiiifac-turcrs licensed by the Caiiadii l-'ood Hoard .inil usiuR cane snsar in tlie nianufa^ctiire of their juoducts ;Mid iri'ensed wliolesale and reiall ilci' Regain Ground on South Front; Engaged in Severe Fighting on North Front ! Britisli in Brilliant Counter-Attack Recapture Village ot \ilNvs-Bvettoneaux-Tanks in Lively Duel-Germans ill Desperate Attempt lo Capture Kemmel Hill - Huns Pay Terrific Price for Gains, IRISH Nationalists Realize They Are Playing Into Hands of Sinn Fein London, April 26.-The Ger. mans in their attack on the northern battlefront have occupied Kemmel Hill. Gener.-il Radclitfe, chief director of military operations at the War Office stated this afternoon. With the British Army in France April 26.-The French this morning are counter attacking at Mount Kemmel in an attempt to reclaim the positions taken by the Germans. Yesterday's fighting was of a desperate nature and the enemy gains were made only at a frightful cost. It has been estimated that the province of Alhorta will this year iiave 4.11110,000 acrm in crop. If this ts tho case. Ih( 11 the area �i rved hy l.pfh-brlrtge in -� railway sense will have nbout halt the total Bireapp of the |^lt�hiB i^iemoppo�iliu They wore taken np at a comparstlvcly early nUipe of the witting and oecuplftd tho attention of the house throuRhout tlie rest of tlio day. In connection with the diseuHflion of several ItemH Mr. Carvell gave his personal assurance to the houHC that there would be no unnocossary expenditures entered upon by his department and that a strict watch would be kept on any work done In order that all waste might be eliminated. The minister Btated that under existing conditions his departtnent was ovormaimed. He had been engaged In getting reliable reports on ev�ry offlrial In the department In the country. Ha expressed th^ liope that many of the uftlcials not required could be placed on work In connection with the cxm-structlon of bulldlngt for the military hospitals commission, recently taken over by the department. When the question of rental for public buildings was raised by Hon. R. Lemleux. Mr, Carvell expressed the opinion that after the war federal department bulldlngi should be constructed or purchased In large ren-tres, such as Montrval, Toronto, Winnipeg and Vancouver. *n "wQlch all Domini >n gorernment offlnea would flod � coiiventlon. Mr. Carvell declared that he did not propose to have anything to do witli the patronage game. "Anyone who cannot get along without playing the patran�ge gMt*." be uid, "wttt have to be removed to some place where be will nut be � bother." I,ondim. .Vprll 2f..-Oslend mupt ' now i)e ii'ieil as tlie lime of opera- ' tiona for Orsian luilimarlnes otvin^ lo the damaK'' inflicted hy ihe British navy at /CeelirUKs;e, a increase in wheat and will even an average crop Southern -Miierta will pour ZO,-(100.000 bushels of praln Into the graii-arie.s of the iillies this year. The oat acreaKe is lianllv lil^cly to hrf so large this year but, a very largo increase in the flax acreage is looked for. The larresl crop ever harvested iu Southern AUhmiu was in 1915 when :!S,S00.O00 Imslieis of grain, mostly . wheal, were shipjied off the Leth- T.nndon, .\pril - iVia Uouter's Ottawa Agency i -t'orresponilenis of Keiiter in Ireland suggest iliat hostility to conscr-jitiim is weukeiilng and that tlie .Nallonalists are beginning to realise that they are merely playing Into the hands of the Sinn Fein by an account given today "a Wd^he""^'l ^-'""^-^ cruiser Vindictive by one of the llrock parly. Hun Admiral Fired Amsterdam, April -t�.-Vice Admiral Schroder, the coiuinander nt Zeebrugge, according lo reports reaching hero, will be deprived ot hia coininand (or being taken by surprise by Ihe Hritish Tuesday, (ierman newspapers in commenting on Ihe raid at Zeebrugge, generally f%ke tho hint given in tho olliclaT reports at Uerlin and represent the enterprise as having been a failure. They admit however that the attack was made with great boldness. during the growing season. Southern Alberta will tlii.'* year smash this .�igh record by a good margin. SUPPLIES FOR U.S. Waihington, April M^HolUnd hat placad an embars* en th� ax-pertatlan from th* Duteh Kaat In-diet of tin, tin on, einohena bark, quinine, quinlna talta and kapefc, all of whieh ara tmM in laraa quantltlaa by th* Unlt*4 ttat** f*r war purpoaa*. ST. PTE. GORDON REBER Finds He sad His Family Are Entitled to Possession of HuK� Estate Pto. Gordon Ueb^r, who enlisted with an Allierlu battalion early^in the war, has been awarded the coveted dUtlngulshed conduct medal, according to iword received by a friend In the c'ity. No details of the particular act for which tho decoration was grajited have been received, Before enlisting Pte. lleher was employed at the Roy Kleclric Co., and was well known In Lethbrldge hockey circles. Pte. C, Devino, whose arrival In Canada was announced In the Herald some time ago, arrived In the city last night from Toronto. INCLUDES bcet tUOAR A corre.epi/ndent of the Daily ('h.ron-Iclc. which i.H the severest critic of conscription in Ireland, says that the moment .lohn Dillon rexunipri the parliamentary policy of Uie .Nationalists, the unity with the ^n Felu will dis appear and the responsibility for disturbing it will be attributed to tlie .Nationalists. "I'he correspondent sn.vs ihnt the no ;'rtn\cnt of force is there or what troops are rep-Iho Seine. The deputy said ho had | resented, hut among th� officers is St Thomas. On*.. April .lo.-After) Ottawa, April 2(i,-It la announced an absence of fifteen years from the ^fom the food department that the family circle, during which tinio he hubar regulation includes beet sugar bus traveltad all over the globo, Nath-, �� well as cane sugar. PUT IT STRAIGHT UP TO THE GOVT. Prtmier Oliver Says B. C. Has the Lands if (lovt. Provides the Money anlel Slipper of thlx ^dty, ha* been Informed that ho and his family are heirs to an estate in England valued at more than thirty milliou poundK.; 4, **Mut*' itia Via la hattt\w Irvtnurss hAt*n nfnu' ^ one of the first in St. Thomas to enlist with the First battalion, and was wounded four or five times He re GAVE DRAGON'S TAIL A GOOD TWIBT turned and has been here for severul: ^ weeks before he flfst learnetl that bla family had a claim on this estate The property covers an area ot about sixty miles aiitLls valued, acc6riUn� to bis legal ndvlsers. at more ' than two tbouMinii pounds an acre. Kvery malo member of the SUppor faoill/, (insisting of three sons, have tltlMr been or are at the l^vnt. London, April 2S.-(Via Reuters Ottawa Agency)^'apL Carpei\ter of the Vindictive atatei that before atartlng 00. hit dmh for Zaebrugge. Admiral Keye� sfgnaiUKl: "St. Oeorge for eagland." Th^ Vindictive repllad: "May we give 111* dragon'* tall a damaad eoo* twlat." . Vancouver, April 2.'i.-"I propose to put the returned soldier question squarely up to Ottawa, pointing out that British Columbia has the lanil ready to give but wo expect the Dominion government to provide the money." This Ik Premier .lobu Oliver's nils-bIou to the Foiloral capital, outlined in his own words tlijs morning In a .ihort Interview given before ho boarded an eastboimd train. The provincial government, said the premier. Is prepared Jlo provldS crown lands for the purpose of soldiers' farms aud will turn them over to Ot tawa it necessary so long us there is an assurance that the Dominion gov-erniHent will proiT^de tho money to be lent the veteran* and will give asslBt-ance to all soldiers who want to come to this provln lalkeil with the genera' commanding the sector near Crepy-lCn Laonnois, where the big guns are stationed. �f went lo seu the general commanding a certain sector who tiliowed me photographs and gave nie nil the Information ho had," said .M. Loboucij. "The pliotopraphs show that the guns are placed between Crepy-En-Laonnois station and the counterforts known as Joy Hills. Two spur lines start from the station. " "On these liie heavy guns are moved to the first platiorm. The first spur has a brani^h leading to a plat-t'orin wliicli is still occupied, but the , eii're platform is enipiy. Its gun 1 has been destroyed. Two more ppur I linos are under construction, showing j that further cannon are exjiected. 1 "The empla< oment platform on ', which the gun slides explains the : regularity of the direction ot the fire ! which we undergo. At Ihe moment of firing tell heavy guns -are fired by a special apparatus to camouflage tho "laii sound of the big gun so Its location , ^.'^i''''"ff ,