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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 26, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TEN THE LETimniDGE DAILY HERALD FRFDAY, APKTL 2fi. WIS ALLIES ARE WELL FIXED FOR RESERVES ON FRON On tlio Freiu-b Vroni in F^,^m�c^ April 25.-The nini'o they iiilvaiu'o along Uie road tuwiird Aiiiii'iis thi' more i)erilous beoouies llu> snHcut the �yernians are I'ormiuK in ihe Sonniic region, espeiiaily in view of ihc (act that tlio allied reseivcs are virtuully imact and tht> .iVacd armies arc now commanded Jiy a ninfjie chief. Tlie present moment is less favorabk- to the German plans than when they started their advanfe on March :;t. Then a weak point exited between the French and British armies. Now there is no sensitive part of the line, eince the unified command has given the opportnnity to make the most , practical use ot all the ullied troops. French Counter Attacking London, April 26.-(By Reuters Ottawa Agency)-Dispatches Irom British headquarters state that .ve�terday's brilliant counter attack, was carried out by the Australians, supported by Knglish troops, who >irove through ennmy forces four times their strength juid restored the situation in our favor. The French are reported heavily cotinter-attackine this morning in the region ot Wytschaete. Pri:=oncrR taken in the l.ys sector 6uy that for three days they had been loudles.�. owing to our artillery having preventea supplies from being brought up. Our long-range gun.s liave been particularly active in the enemj-'s back areas, where they are doing great execution among the teavy eoluians of transport moving aioii.c: the Ghitiiwe-Ciliehivclt road. Brave French Regt, llriii.^h Army in France, ,\pril iC.- Olio French regiment to whicU hail been entrusieil the det'en.sp of tne eroai of .Mont Keminel. with orders to hold it to the last man. inmiortallzed itself ^ in yesterday's battle. Throughout the I long, hitler day they cinng to their post and sent swirling streams of death from their machir>e gmis down the slopes into stru,i;Rling masses of ] Gerraiiu infantry whiclt had surrounded the hill and were trying to battle to the top. Some of these fearless pollu at the latest reports were still there and the staccato chatter of their rapid firers sent out the message to their general th.il they were obeying his order to hold or die. Along the Vpres-Komniel railway the defenders held for a considerable time ' and inflicted heavy losses on attack- I ing troops. Berlin Statement Berlin, Xpril 2(;.-The offloial statement issued by the war oJIlce last night says: "On the Lys battle front a strong French counter attack against \Tue-gelhoek failed with heavy losses. There were local engagements to the west of Bethune, Festubert and on both Jides of the Scnrpe. "In the Somnie sector we attacked, the British and French near and to the sonth of \'illers-Bretonneiis. By means of hard fighting our infantry broke its way to the enenry's machine gim nests. Tanks effectively supported tJicm during this' action. We captured the niuch-contosied town of llangard. "On the western bank of the Avro wo advanced our line to the heights northwest of Caatel. Throughout the d�y the enetny delivered violent j counter attacks with his reserves \ which had been kept in readiness on the battle Held and which came hastily forward from the rear, Thoy broke down with sansaiiiary los�os. Bitter engugements lasted thoughout j the night in tl'.e eaini^red rcK'.on, Over two Ihoiisand prisoners remained in our hands r.nd feiir cannon and nu- FIRED SMEflFSiJELLS Cheslo.v, Ont.. April 2t;.-Fire which started from the explosion ot a pot of resin, wiped out the entire munition plant of the Canada Beds, Limited, at O.SO o'clock this morning, destroyinp, the machine shnp.t and ))owor house, together with thousands of shells in merous machine guus were also taken.: various stages of comploliou, "hi the other l)ioati-es ot the war | HAVING TROUBLE TO FORM CABINET ^ Amsterdam, April 2G,-According to th6 Budapest newspapers, Joseph Szyoreiiyi, the minister of commerce, has failed to form a Hungarian cabinet iu sueoe.ssion to Dr. Wckerlo, who recently resignodi Szyeronyi's failure WB8 duo to the demand raado by the Karolyi and Socialist parties that parliament J)o dissolved in the liutumn If the lower house failed to pass the electoral reform bill in it.s original form. The newspapers say Dr. VVok-erle probably will bo entrusted again with tho formation of a cabinet. CUStllON RUffiER tlEELS A little walk-a little talk- What happiness one feels. When all one's little walkings Are done on "Cat's Paw ' Heels. =5i tliero i.-i nolhiug new to report." All Night Battle On the French Front, in Franco, .\.pril L'5.-Au all night battle in which the (.Germans, al'ter gathering powerful columns hurled theiii upon Han-gard-En-Santcrre resulted in the village changing hands several times. Determined to Get Amiens The German effort gives more marked signs of becoming a desperate attempt to force n way to Amiens ! whatever the coat. This cost hitherto j has been very high for neither the French nor the British are coding/an ; inch of ground without taking the i heaviest toll from the German attack-1 ing forces. Several additional German j divisions have been terribly tried since j the offensive was resumed this waek \ i and the enemy possesses only a limited number more with which to continue his overwhelming rushes. From March 21 until today thp Oer-nians have employed npproxiihntely U'Li divisions, of v^-hich thirty have l)een withdrawn to refill the ranks and have then been sent into the battle lor the second time, making the total of divisions in action one hundred i\n'| householders, not more than 20 i pounds; medium city households, not) more than 10 pounds; small city households, not more than .5 pounds; apartment block residents, not more than 2 pounds. The restrictions aro purely local, but it is important tout, they be followed if Ijethbridge ia to avoid a sugar famine. , 700 pairs of BLACK AND TAN COTTON AND LISLE HOSE in sizes four to ton. Not all sizes in every lino hut all sizes in the lot and they are to clear at or Single pair 1 YOU CANNOT BUY VALUE LIKE THIS AT DOUBLE THE PRICE WHOLESALE. GET YOUR SUPPLY AND GET IT EARLY OR YOU WILL GET LEFT. W. J. NELSON & CO. SHERLOCK BLOCK  620 THIRD AVE. S. We now have complete lines in all widths of this famous shoe. The Walkover is recognized as one of the leading shoes of the continent. Its value and style are universally well known. Prices are right. THE...... �s SHOEMAN Beside Merchants' Bank Have You Tried : Bon Ton: Ice Gre^m We make it ourselves. It's the finest you ever tasted we are sure. For Tomorrow's Confectionery Special we have: Old Fashioned Butter Scotch, per t&. . ..____: 30c Our cakes and pastry are delicious. THE BON TON 420 FIFTH STREET SOUTH ^CrjMDSATjror' So rvH^/vr/fi:r IS OUR STORE ALWAYS SO CROWDED WITH CUSTOMERS? They knou they are saving money by carrying their ov;n purchases. PROVE THIS BY VISITING OUR STORE TOMORROW. Westminster Meat Market 49 07 ;