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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 27, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOI.UMK X "iK. AUUUITA, J'HJJiAV, AI'JW-W, 1017 NUMDIUl Tliivi' Diiyii of WiC'h lll'HlHli (liiod I'oHllliuiH on AITIIK NoVv In Heavy French Ciijilure Now ID Serious Lomtnn, Am-. liniinrlnnl posillfins hclwccn Hnenx inn Tiiivi-iilli! uiid ncni' llie AiTiis-Cimihnii roml, hiivu licfn cnplurcd by UK; Drilisli, thu win- (ifficc imiimini'wl loilny, French -I'lil-is, -Apr. The I'mii-li cnpliirctl several Irciichcs nn'ilic h'clulils aniiliiirMoi-oiivillici-s.iiiid hnvc also Hninci) Kronnil in Hit; t'cuioii of Hurk'lHSc undCtrfiy, nc-cnnling la mi olTicml slnlcmciil issued hy the wnr office. '1 he tolnl number of cannon cupliircd since April is placed at 138. _ (Hy Philip OIW'S.) I Correspondents In Franr.c, April Via landim, Ajirll There1 has been no ercal ullntk or '.counterattack loday cast at Arms. Altor three ol batllo wo hohl .ggod'lliies. with almost nil iileli .BUd.coinniaiidliiK positions south ql llie Scnrpe mid llie, cnomyEo far lies' made, no further .cfrorl 10 recap- ture RTOund by sending out juasEcs of men behind luc heavy curtain of lire. Do lias paid u heavy price already In clidcnvora rmd Is reorganizing nlld replacing Ills' chattered divisions and carrying back Ills .wounded lu Join IJmt vnal army ot-.cMpples, blind incn and man who In Germany arc hideously eloijutnt of 'llie Irul'li and 'recval Hie mockery ol official histcryj 1 do nol think we have seen ilio lael of these, German counter-attacks between norllijof scarjie, .and Fontaine Lo Crolsellcs south- ward although tliorc are signs that IhiS enemy la withdrawing Ills' heavy Buns furllicr back while ho still has ihno and now -Is firing at' ;longer range. Ono'' thing stems certain to me: Ho inust: cltlicr regain some of his losj positions' or got hack thrco iilUcs'or'so to th o Illiidcnuurg line If li'o -to 'escape from 'enormous IOHECS: under our 'constant .gun (Ire, Appeafcio German Strikers to Rejriain at Work in Order to Keep ilp Munition Supply llolhveg Denounced For Nfol Clear Germany's Aims in the War Apr. ILJ, via Apr. 2i n government's delay lilB 'p' complete observation :of Amsterdam, The German Indicating His wnr acts. elMU strung criticism In many the German news papers. v The Berliner. TagehlaU' as well R the. TaEllehe' lluiidschau declares Ilia the utterances of the XorU Dculsch all-OemcInc Kelt tin's .In tlila rcSpcc have. Battsflcd .blame Chancellor. Ilolhye for vagueness and und tic cliircs it" evasively pt Icll President WJleoii Iv-vLonrton.-'Aiirll ..iish-dur; ".'Ing 'Ihe .quarries on of Uorfiln- coiiil. Itcrlln. April -German Official. via AToVg the Alsnc artillery rielitlng.-la-dcveloplne grad- ually lo a pilcli ot greater violence, Eaya today's-official report Irom the western front; direct .JptitftryMttal Gc ;iyar nets be'divulged a The I.bkdI'Anzclgcr7'sirollarjyi warn the novcrrimcnt Ih Vow is "slron political'leadprahlnt The XcuEtc" is our strong nian? He Vrbu he enthusiastically (olio we'd..' by "Mb whole nation." -V THE MINISTER Our photo ebows iho Hev. C. I ay no, vicar of OoslicrLon, Llntq' lire, wielding (he hammer In a blic mllh'H shop where ho Is to'bo'sec UK Ihc place u[ the original he r has ROIIO lo wqr. punliaxc'Ti, 'via 27. Ic-rrnan ncwfppjiertr today Indlcalo ctp a till Vi'IiIcDproad apprehension hat n revival ofOasl vc-ck's aUlkd novcmcut Is Imijilncol, 'of sb-Iblc May day elrUte, which cams roin a few yesterday hwclletl O'Jay to a cborus of niposLulatlun and appeal lo the working men nol lo allow Ilicmsclvby to be fivrepl ofr their ecL strike afijtaloru nor to leave hr-lr lirotlicrs In tljc Meld In tin- lurch clicchlnc anO 'BUppllca. ulream of munitions SM OF PLOT First 'And fdrempst( comes of- (lulal rroclanialfoii from Chancellor von ncllimann-HoHwcg, addressed rormal! y to Ihe VftdorKl slates but really labor, and containing bolli ari a'ppsal and warning agalnel furtlicr inlcrfcrcnc'e. with munitions work. The ways and' means commltlce o tlic llcltu'stag Indirect Ij1 seconds Ihi appeal with "a lo Uic army, thanking thpMierocs o[ Arra and the western IbaUlcIioltlu am Oic solid support of tlie uoiin trv in tlib difficult hour A mnrilfest Irom four htg inln'c'rs unions' warn ihclr mccnbcre against reckless an Discusses Problems of War at Guildhall Allies Have Now (lie Advantage in Struggle ami Musi Keep for Greater rood Pro- duel ion ami Soon, cgrcliable atllon, Strikers Punfthed AmRtcrdani, Apr.- Ihanccllor-Von llellimann as addressed -'letters lo ihc go'vern- icntK of Die rllffcrctii German Elates, lenounclng the recent strikes, lie irgca the authbrltk-s to iiuulsh the IrfkbiB and strike aglUtora as sevcrc- y as Strikers- Enemies of Country, Amatc-rilam, April L'7r via LouJon, April Premier T.loyd Ocorgc discussed (he military situa- tion the Irish rjutstlou aaj other rnajgr problems with which, tlie gov- enimcnt Is now engaged, In speech toflay at Ciulldliall lu ackuowledge- mcnt of coDteirlJig on him -the-lree- dom of London. Refer rlog lo Ireland, the premier said: "We must convert Ireland from a spicious dangerous neighbor, to a cbcerful, loyal comrade, KelllimcDl Jcrlln ncwfipapcrs i an 'appeal made by General Groent-r, director of munitions supplies wliich has placed on all public placed, He says: of the IriEh Is c-ittiitlal for the peace of the world .and. esBentla" to speedy victory In the war. 1 appea lo Iho patrlotiEui of airmen to sink 'Our army needs arms and munitions.! (fng you rot read Hfridcnburg's How dare you defy. Lim? lie will be a. mean. hound does not work EO long as Ibc army, stands opposite Ihe enemy. Tlic' enemies arc am- ong .us. They are small-minded people Qiid those who Instigate must Lo branded before Ihc nation as trait- ors to th6 fatherland anil to the army those lislen; lo their words are cowards. Who dares ID slop when Hfndenb'ure commands him to ivork? We aro not'far' from the goal. The nation's existence Is'at stake." everything for Uie one purpose of gel 011 oul ot Iho Montreal Member: Said ;Hc Was Warned Legislators Were To-He Poisoned nf Montreal, walked into 'tlie IIOUEG f of .commons last.- i nlarmeti two _9corn. members with7tho nto'ry Ihal parliament was to gel'shorl shrift.-'. He hat! juat arrived .from Take Szimara; Twrksjetire V AprJI: .tTi'crnent ,in Meso-_ p'olarnia. for. dls- tance 'nartti of-'.Saniara, recently 'Tcaptured is re-'.'. -.ported Maude. ihlrteenlhj'jiirftUn'corpB Js; en-: V the Jeb_tl Hamrin range.-jh'ctweenthe Tigris and Dlalai Brilisfi-. are In touch-with it. More .Canadians To Fill .Ottawa, April Canadian which .is. In command of Major-General Oar- net-Hughe's, son of" trie'' 'former minister of militia, has been mov- ed.frDrfi England tthe gap caused by} the 'casualties In the battle of Arras.r rinmc Martin to bid-her. husband In OLIaivn beware. I hat-a plot iiDcarthed .to deprive the country of its legislators by poisoning'ps or at least "pulling n-rolm twillglit sleep." The ins'jor advised those, who listened to make' their get- away, and took his own ail vice. The 'liell which" announces'that the spen'ker'lias left the usual. aL Ilia conclusion of. the. sit- ting. Mayor.'MnrllrL has gone to Ills hotel fn the meantime. Know Nothing of 11 t .-Montreal, .Apr. police cir- cles nothing 13- known of a' warning 'Market Wild and Spread ..Be.- hvecn Track and Spot Is t.' Fixed .at 15, Cents. Wheat, went on nnolhpr this morniii'g, and cash closed the highest ever-known In the west, 32.70V'i. arc plainly nfrnld'of the prices for during Imperial War Conference Ap proves Preferenlials Detween Different Parts of Empire -London, trail tnriffs-between dilferenl parls of th On Kentish Coast Causct LUllc Damage, Says Lord j" _French- London April German cfc- atroyirs attacked, Rnmsgate night according to an official an- nouncement isE'ucd. "by the war. pfMce. A large number of shells were fired the -destroyers were of T by fire from the land batteries.' man and one woman 'we're kilted during the 'bombardment and man and" two women were Injured. "Official Statement.' The sla temeni-' of 'losses and'dam- sc TV'BS Konlalned, in the official statement embody trig-. Ihe report from Field JIarshal -Vlscoliot Frcncb.'com- mQiidcr 6t farces in ihc United Kingdom.- Tlic 'Blatemenl Tcadsl; Admiralty lias Rapidly .Gaining Ascendancy London, Apr. Newspapers morning editorially crltlclsc'tlio admlr- losses lo shipping- last; Irnowledee of which- througli the sued by 'the admiralty' AVetlnefidfly, "In '.war nothing counts' V'BUC- says Ihe Daily IMaflr. mirally board which" 'anbwSj'tMioa to sink British ''ships week nieed' eipect no gratitude. .We eapett lit 'lo! sluk aiid.-to begiu 'Sinking The'-cora- inaml of the sea is bands of (be U-boats lords pprmll this lo coiitltiuc tbey iced Dot.espect Ibc country 16 accepl my excuses The Daily News .ol the admiralty lo cope with the ilous task thrust upon it is denied by any one. nobody have- done ward Carson (first lord 'of the adniir buL Sir Edward has The- Daily Chronicle :.Eays: Trench ruiige arid casualties occasioned by the cn- cniy during the bombardment of the British Em'plre have been endorsed by least .Kentish." coast last night are: man and one woman j ces iioiiiinE; w. Know 01 Imperial-war conference, accord- Kilted, one man and one wpinan-iri- yoisoi'i cscnotiuer..'. land 'two horse Was kill- tbc 21 hours ilicy hnvc widened BONAU LAW'S SON .CAPTURED HY TURKS the apreiul between, Iracfc and cash I Trbcal from abou'L tbreo 15. The.price of wheat on the track nlly is ZQVi cetitB "umlerj snot Eoilay." No. 2 Rert-ivlnler wheat sold al peivniislicl'on tho St. Louis innrkcL-'fodny. The Chicago, runrkel ivna wild this morning, jumping' slralghL, up from May opened to 270, the highest price c.vcr marked up on lha board for.a future.' ,k' Winnipeg Mav "whca'LJumped from 2GO nt il.RO at the close, 25 uilnutcs afterwards. Son of RancherTallslri''Action Other S. Albertniis Ave Wounded Today's -casualty lists tcontain :t. name'o'f Kdward Frederick Mannacll of wlio has.-, been killed In action'.' Tie. ;5Ijiun3c11 .is a son of rancher and old timer! of'.Macleod- II is understood lhat I'teJ-'.Maunscll at one .time a member. oC of Commerce slafl'licre. Other South. 'Albcrtnns'.-In today's lists are Lance. Paasburf; arid Pie. .T. K. DdilgcVd.x n Cowloy; T." A. Fin Creek, and T. 'Mac wounded. CANADIAN STEAMER SUNK BY-SUBMARINE Haliftix, N. S., April Fur Amsterdam. April 27. According the-Hcrliri Ixikal Anzeiser, Lieut. j. Law, second son of Andrew iouar Law; was captured by Ilio Ti-rtfs n recent fighting in Palestine. Licut. ,aw was on Wednesday 'rpiiorteil roni London as wounded ancl'mftsins _- _ j TROPHIES FROM VIMY RIDGE. 'Canadian. -'Overseas Correspon- "dcnl.) Canadian If cail quarters in .France April 26, via- Lonilori.r-A-vnried sortmcht of Vimy includ- !nE machine "guns, moilars anj fielt suns ts bclnc7 prciiarert' for shlpnicn Lo Canada These are intended lo feature'oC'lho'f nil-fairs 'in >arts of the DomEuionX ihancellor of i Mr. Law said tn'c conference bud i ed. unanimously accepted Ihe iirJiicinlc hal'catli part of the liavliiR luc regard to the Interests of our al- les, shall give specially favorable errns and facilities to produce and manufacture oC other parts ol the em- pire." .'Jlr. Lav ruldcrt .that as ralla was hot represented al the con- ference tlie resolution diil not al pres- ent "include, that colony.L, He said further that there was no intention- of making a change during the war-ami :thal the resolution left lhe: question of foodstuff open as it "involve Iho laxiilion oC food. A larger number-of projecllles foil country. WILL PROTECT THE SHPS FOR HOLLAND GERMANY'S PEACE TERMS. Amsterdam, via London, April 2ti The "Tijld's .Genuaii corrcspondenl. snys thnt Dr. von Uelbmann-Hollu'eg, the -imperial German chancellor, in his In the specify Gcrmtiny's peace, terms in greater "detail; _; dispatch, from The foreign office announces thai British authorities nro facilitating the sailing pi Dutch ships from British'harbors loaded with food nd salt pelre, consigned to the Dutch o v ern me which will go under guar- nice of safety by the German admit- Ity if liicy sail May 1 and bear a spc- ial sign." liava rcpcatcrtly pressed for the over liauliug of the because, on Hie evidence before wblch Is'-yerj much moro far reachiug'.tli'an we. can print, we are convinced -lliat- it is 'an urgent national V. This newspaper demands Lhc'orgnT izaiibii of liie admlraHvi'on- waV. tlia' young officers, fresh froni. actual .er perience in Tlie Daily Express sees a vision o the of an immense.'- Gcrnia leet of mine layers Vvitli. lb.6' objsc of sowing the world's seas.witn-mine Tlie newspaper tells- llie' admirall hat its bnly way out of -the clifficuli s to devise means for making' It Ipi possible for U-boats "to'gct out c .heir holes, or ii out, lo get. Mr. Lloyd George paid tribute In c financial community through tho ein or which, be Jlritlnh ad Eurvlvort the financial panic of tho arly days of the war. This commun- y, he took an honorable ami adlng part In'iiie triumph of Ihd ast war loan which was Iho most rc- marHable' financial -exploit over vrll- Real Chance to Fight, Alter alluding to the organization' f the mintHlry of munitions, the iremlcr said: "iVow, ur men have a real chance In tho lght. The story now la very differ- :Dl from what ft'Vas In the early, .tages gf the war. Lefore June, IDlii, we IOSL guns nnd a cooalderablo mroler of prisoners. Since that dutq Vc have not lost a single gun, we have captured -100. thu priEoners we have taken at leaat teii one. The tirle has now Victory IB coining increasingly nean v British'Advantage Now. During the MrsL eighteen days ofi the Sonirae battle we captured priEoners ami SI euns- During Hid firEl eighteen days of the Arras battlu our 'captures were men flnd 23U guns while wo gained four times as much'ground. Th is meant not only ultimate victory, it meant victory Is going lo to won at and bur chances' 'are growing as OUT -equip- ment is Improving and Iho Germana know it. That is Ihe' explanation nf the despair which has driven I to black piracy on tho high seas.. This is tbe next job we have to 4SJ1t Hi. 'Our' problem Is. to fceil pulalioQ of couniiV tich lo Tnliunai :arid food .tcf uipl our armies and .keep the 'seas Iransport-'oC I ,___ire elves' and "'-i-r- agalnsL moving iiriscon nde'r the. Irackless seas. Since "the errrian'3 dcterhilDed lo sink all craft. fllscrlintDalely withoul no doubt we-have lost inahy 'hey brought. America in, ml" I am perfectly 'satisfied ".with" thn alancex America yat: nee cnino lo the conclusion" Ihcrc use of waving llie V, neutral ag iii the teeth, .of a shark- and. she ilefiniLely' us to put'down Ibis icaacc once for all. The best brains and Briiain ara concen--. rated oa1 this problem. .There'wag ever a .human problem ot soluble, and I; don't B an exception to: the'rule, but wo 'ust proceed on'the assuinpllonf TWO HOURS' CONFERENCE April Marshal Joffrc bail-a-lwo hours' conference Tntc tcdciv wllli Secretary Ilakftf anil Major-General .Scoll, at 'llio home' of fonner-Amlinssador discus sing Old Mnn Winter maile nholhcr drive on Spring's jipV.dqn In Soiiilb- crn Alberta, this :morning, and the f rcKultt was'.lbal "Arbor, Dny nrrangc- in.swi.rUng snow, Tbc. nbl rrcclselyjcnn' rinclvo to a of am- Rlcnr .gardeners dl tlie pnrk. Vcty fcv except the members of iho'city's detriment of "workg "slalf woro' on hand, nnd tlioso who' WOTO riot clftd In waterproof's and'hip-booli vrcrc "soon chSsed lo cover. However, Ihe city'.has -100.holes (or tree's. the trees on. hand to fill them, .and. they 'are going to COL- llnuo ojieratlons at the park jmti this Is done. U Is'posElbzlc.lha'C.ll lomorrow Is 'a 'fine clay, an allctnpl bo made to organize the scboo' pupils who, wcro lo have laken parl In loday's proErara, bill no arrange nienta wlU.Uimailo until llie wealbcr man cl.angea his moorl. The. banks'.anrt legal offices' wen closed today' .ess Withy An- An.ortcan co-operation with the al- has been sunk by'a submflrfne. lictl nrmlcs in France. ,'j Jlillers Ihts afternoon ,an- v 'nouncc'd anolhcr Increase of 15 cents per hundred on Hour- v .Tbls; makes top grades ?5.flO v per Grain Shipriierits Since "Sept. 1 st 24 Millipn Bus. Over 2i.000.000 tijislielsJ of-1 grain I Lcthbrklgc in wheat; ahlpmcnls .b.v have been shipped nboul 240.000 bushels, this rtlvlaioi division oE Iho C.P.R.; accordlrts lo having shlilped 10.370 000 bushels. But latest- reports since Scpl.lln addition (o wlical, llie Lclhbridgo! Isfhst. This Is held to W '.lie lieavl-[ area has.miidn a wonderful record track wtical..-........ cat voloinc of niado, Irorn oats, Irarloy- and nav shipments of i May irack'wheat MIDGET MELBA IS DEAD Now' York, Ajiril Wills, bellcr known as "Princess Victoria" inil.tlic 'Midget died here veateril.iy. Shn .ivas said-to no the on the stage. She inches tall. She was born in Mel- bouriie, Australia, 13 years ago. v. tr i INCREASE. MORE FIRES IN LENS. (By Canadian Overseas' Corrcspon- ilcnt.) Canadian illeaafiuarters in France 26, via Fires were again ' l.cns last nigbt. That own must r be a mere, shell. The enemy, is imicn our ng of lines, put on the plain, and Ills aerial lirancli ,is. nmning every risk to lessen liic ccrcct of our fire by making attacks on our observation ballcons-'anti'acroTilancs. Nol Likely Joseph 'Martin Will Get Sufficient Backing For His MARKETS j Spot wheat A 27QJ4 division ol tlie C.P.R. In weslern Canada. rlgnrca given 'out .In Sas- katchewan show lhal Jas: tllslrlcl leads that shln- menls wllli i whaal. HCEina comes Wit ai-d Saakaionn wilh 17.- Moose Jaw.: division' leads Iheso 'cereals beine over the 000 bushel mark'. The spring movement has just.atart-l eti once more, and wllh ihe large vol- umo In store in Ihe eleralors, It Is be- lieved that lha LelhbrlrtBO district will soon lend the whole west, not o'nly In total shipments nut In mcnls as well. oats May oalt..... ;.f.-... flax Highj. -WEATHEHT Fair and cool, Petrdgrad, .via London, April A small rial was last night, when a crowd drove the aud- ience of" socialist' l.enlnc'inlo the street as his exhor- tations for cessation o[ the war and his attacks on "the ..provisional gov- ernment. A score of T.enlne's" follow1 ers were but the jagilator himself, remains.'at. liberty. -Lcnlne. who recently relumed Irom csile througH' has become the lesder, dl'tie fiction of Socialists who seemjnsly. desire the cessation o: Ihc regardless of conscriuencjs to Russia'...... London, "Auril -Jlarlin llie -House it the government "a'warc" llial a con'ter'cricc of farmers in- Tpr6nlq' had lussen a resolution proles'li.ns against Iho distribution ol lilies in Canida, rvnd, whether Ihis declaration.qf onin- lon any on "Ihe Imperial-policy? r Itamsay '.'Tlic answer- lu tlic first'part'or the question Is in the negative: Tho sec- ond part.of Iho therefore, doos not arise.''. parlia mcn.lnry. way of Indicating that the lOYcrnmcnl has no -intention" or.mak ng any statement on the. maUcr. Mr. ilarlini as ha given notice of a in, wlilcl Ih'e'housD regret the go-vein ment. baying .become Ihe appointment or resident peers'J Canada. .It resolution- Is the house. Mr. find difficulty sutlicient-pumber u! H and so force the .goTemtn'enl.jil time lor ralae the 'question, -moi Ion for adjournment "of Whitsuntide. pthlng could own arid omcs in.- V ''Increased .ProiiLicildn. jiealing with tLo the' govV to make -country '-.eelN upporlln'g, .result of guarantees .to thq labourer, .freih ac'res of been-bro'ught under cultivation .whicli'iE euuil n'g'two'mlllion tons of food. Length of War." "I do not aay that tha' going o continue through. Mr. Lloyd Jeorge.w'ent ob, "but we iiriust !.lako no chances. taken; far "lop" many, .ilt the.Germans.knew that .by holding'out until the 'eud of 101S .they could wjn they would hold they knew that the longer they Ifold out the .worse will .be-for the'm; peace will corce much earlier." The premier said the government was waking plans for the.harres't'dF IDlS-and. if Iho plans were carried' out there wuuld be tlirco inijlion moro acres of land under, cultivation (he-government could- guarantee-that llhout a Ion of fopdstutfsVcbnjing roru abroad no one' would stflrye'. ut the cunlrv must help' in huBband-- He.foodstuffs. Economize" Shipping. We .have got lo ilppiiig untilwe: have.discovered a1 :it iclhod of destrpj'in's'''Uils-'pc'esni 'ft aslllsk" said'tlic premier.. Ha utlined the steps already 'lakYn- r lis direction-' by which LOUS of imports'1 would be ddcd that ihe shipping ad. made arrangements Jr'eat' Britain 'would get- three times.' "T brhaps four times as maiiy new shirs' his year as last. "f.- continued: we forj hut thoy do not he.rdce they arc dealing conlirtenl that if our present program' 9: carried out tho. submarine palgn is beaten. WAS GREATER THAN that of. bread last'week; was pounds per head instead of tour pounds .as recommended by ;