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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 27, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta Forecast; Generally VOLUME VIII. LETHBUIDGE, ALBERTA. TUESDAY, APRIL 27, 1915 NUMBER US New and Deadly Method of Destruction Leaves French Trenches Filled With Poisoned Soldiers Unable to Escape London, April cu UM> iniit'li (liluli'il will) the air in a'mcwinfic rtiiLeil Ajicil 35 dPsi-rili- but .siiKoeatcd many. ing ilic iit-c cbUtritie flermaQS, .says FORT WHICH HELD OUT AUALXST Till] GERMAN SHELLS I "-Ahwit minutes after Idling iliej air escape, the 'jcnnans CIL out, llieir trenches. Some of "On [lie everting KCYC. ol tlic :i2mi -sL-ut UM is adviiacc with masks over soldiers who manned the first, H'eir hemls Iu ascertain if Lhe air ]iad livwtnr. bcciUliuble. Havjug dis- covered Ilicy could advance they ar- rived iti large numbers in the arcj. which tlio gas hud spread itself 'soim; iniiiulcs before, and Look pus- line trenches saw rising from Cierman trenches a Kbort distance jurfiy, A aUTvwZ oi fuses, evidently Jiitwidod as signils. A1 most at once aH along the German trenches a thick- of Die army of the dead men, curtain (it yellow smoke arose, and j They made no prisoners. Whenever was blown gently 1lic French .they saw a, soldier irlio.n the troncbes br ihfl north-easterly wind. I had nol killed, tlicy snapped a way fl'liis curtain, which advanced like riile and tlnuw it, in Llie Vscr and yelloiv wind at north China, offered Jailvtaed him ironically lo lie down this peculiarity, that it spread thick-j'Lo die heller.' It is possible thai ly on tiie ground, rising to a height i f.he use oi" chlorine gas may one day ot IB Feet only. I call your attention turn against the (lorinaiis Hiem- lierc to Ihe fact that these were not'-selves. Should 'the. "hid veer sudden- asphyviatint; bombs that the Gur- ly they would be the iirst victims or mans used. "They wecc big rc-inforced theic murderous attcwpl." bottles of gas, compressed at high pressure, which the Germans placed trench sys- tem oi comlmdtiag this pest is the fhosfc succcsslul method at OUL com- mand. lnvc been even better IU have, J believe, gone away convinced of the wisdom of taking our advice, tlie anticipation that there -will be lationship not P. '0. Box No. :it least as good a crop as has been 8, Birch Cliff, -North, Toronto. Ont., grown in tins district, ''.uiiiler less fa- wounded vocable conditions. Thete should be Capt. RegHiald Arthur Sinclair Al- 3, bushels of grain of all kinds Jen, seriously wounded, next of kin grown east of the present terminus Mrs.- R. A. S. Allen, 717 Nic of the Foremost line. ;ola St., Kamioojis, B. C. Crop reports from tins district j Fifteenth" Battalion, seriously -wound have usually been quite indcrinite be- ed. Lieut. Joseph Adolnh Dansereau; cause no set areas reported up- next of kin, Clement Arthur Danaer on. Speaking of the first seven town, iea.u (relationship not care La .ships north from Montana arid in- Presse.. -Montreal, One- eluded in ranges 7 to of which Sixteenth Battalion, wounded, Pri- arca 28 townships have been home1 Vate 3idney" Lawrence Rfcfretts; next and are making around their steaded, tire crop conditions this; or kin. F. Rickelta, Beaumont poat or- frelds as a precaution. Some of the I spring are excellent. Last tall the' B.C. that we Imvc was in ex-ceptiotially Divisional Supply Column., wound- than ours, and if the farmers will realize the principle ol the lurrow, namely lire torinatioji oi a STEEP, DUSTY side, with no hard clods to and ready tor crop. There is at least give a footholil to Ihc worm, we feel 1 35 per cent, increase in acreage. A that, they can make some type Vc anticipated, and although Ihcjol embodying these conditions i lor this ia acres pec fields upon which we ivere workiug J ivliich will provc-'yuitc eftecLive should township, and anothet iUm were in Hie worst a Keeled district we J'tcl that tlic uiops just; coming up on tirem si and a hettor chance than those upon fields wlifre the worms were piewnt in far sinnllpr numbers. no prwautioiis "Many fanners been taken. to feel that the worms begin to migrate on to their fields. "Since we were anxious that farm- ers interested should see for thcm- shape'for the plow, and the season ed, Prlvite. J'tiller (formerly 9lh bat- was long, heaoe there has never been talionj; nett of kin, -Misi K, Miller so large a proportion of land plowed 361 Warrei street, Aberdeen, Fourth Battalion, 'wounded and mini- Major Edwurd Thoaua Kelly: next of kin. -Mn. Kelly tionHhip'nqt Dunnville, Ont. Ottawa, April 37. The following; casualties were announced by estimate of the amount in crop is the fact that many fields were summer fallowed and almost.all. was disced and ready tor the drill. The militia 'department this morning blanket of snow was perhaps tlie'. First Hatl-alion, dangerously J" selves that the melhoils advocated heaviest we have seen anit perhaps Private William 'Wiomas Shaw (for- __r__________________ __ were practical, and ot real value; "Mr. nmifc the season a litfcle later than j merly 90th at No, 14, on, fa, the Y.ili.C.A., where, led by a Empire, Alexander Gait Chapter of Lethbridge, provide entertainment for 150 officers and. men of the 20th Bat- tery, Canadian Expeditionary Force, last evening. Indeed, "magnificent" is a verv inadequate 'word t6 describe the entertainment which was given by the thoughtful and energetic mem- bers oC the Chapter to the splendid body bf soldiery which is soon to fur- ther add to the representation of the city of-Lethbrtdge in the field of but- tle. And "magnificent" ia also a very ineffective terra to describe the tri- bute paid to tbe ladles and tholr un- selfishneaR by Lieut.-Cql. Stewart, who is actiuf as commander ot the Battery, but who IB to take command of whole brigade of artil- lery. Suffice (t is say as an Introductory, that the efforts of the ladles could not have met with, more brilliant B.UC- cess, nor 'could they have been more fully appreciated by the boyi of the Battery the CBBC lust even- a'. could there have been a more pleasant affnlr than tbe cltlzensV re- "eption to the officers and men, later t and I arranged to lie pres- J usual mid yet it may a 1mout be said general hospital, Wii at Welling that wheat seeding is completed and wound iti abdomen our methods cannot, prove, of value, cnt on tlic Ilclds treated at Welling D ___r____ ___ .____ they have observed the worms Mast Sunday afternoon in order that many fallow fields are now niceV n_p. Und. crawling up etc., and thcyjwe might show them what we-had It Is probably safe to-say that consider, therefore tljal a trench and what they could do, also, imoreux, gunshol Dunoon, as Bel- gian report, made eerti that of tht town wn won .for time, and that French were greatly awiettd In by Belgian Lieerene, on the of .the canal, alto hat been a bone of contention, hiving changed four in the. count of the flgh't. importance due .to the fact' that Its poi give the an -Important hold en that ilde of the canal, and would com- pel the Alllee to readjuet their line. SEND .NEW ARMY That the powibfe outcome