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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 29, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VnU MK XI. LIVlMHHIDC-.i:. AI-BERTA. vlttNDAV. M'l'.l!, 'i't. IMIS M Mi'.i.i; ir ENEMY MAKING DESPERATE ASSA ULTS ATYPRES Y J i ANZA(" DAY ROUSES WAVE OF PATKIOTISiVl AiYSOON \i Germans Fail in Latest Al-tempts Will Be Great React icp iUN PEOPLE WIIL WANT TO KNOW THE REASON FOR FAILURE With the French Army, April 2!).-It is oener-i'ly thouel't that with the second drive at Amiens a new period qf desperate fighting ha* bcQun arter a pause which has given the Germans time to bring up their artil!ery. The first round strengthened th^allicd confidence, 4f that v^erc necessary, and will contribute to a corresponding degree to a depression of the German morale whicii prisoners nre unanimous in declaring is greatly lowered. The 2l!ies have or\ly to main-tni'i thPii resist.i.ic'! with '.he same succcsr., it i.n held, during a com-p?r: tiv4 br,4^, ptrlod tor an all important factor to- intervene which B Trfiioh general empha-siied iitrongly a few days ago- a reaction in the German army Tgc'nst tha extravagant hope* With which the enemy launched  his "dtefsive battle of the war." .McUionriK', April :;9.--(Via nr\Urr'� c�ti;iwu Ajtency.)-An7.�c Duy w;i v.lilfly obgfrvprt tlirniiBhont tin' ir>v�M!lh �tiil" school>-� :ri I ihi^rc 'viMc iiiirailcH miil .iiibst ript iiii for ri'tiiinrd NoldlrrH. At, ii KrcHf KfltlirrliiK In Svdniv ii ii'Siilvi'd tu i.iipi)oil till' I'.ri'. ',1 war iiiiii-' ami to .oorri falV if pr;i. i-i ."iijcr lliit;ln's. whit u;iH civi'ii �,: i woiHli'Vlii'. rcrnlitloii. In propi,:. jii; hvaltli of ihi' An^m s if;;.-ti i:/.!i'i-1111-11 to Whi'll lie (I'mIiiii ,1 Unit liic piicllislri iuu- > ? ! U. S. CASUALTIES. EXPECT BIG CROWD Wii.-iiinKtoii. .\prll :"i - > c.i-iiall.v II:( loi.'.iy I �ml .in. :l -i'\nty lOilr iiuiius cli\iiN'l follow Kiiini ill nclion. I.:. -voini'! , J . ilii-il of ii. c'.ilr i; I , li I i| of i|isr:i^i'. i 1; dic'il ('! Ml- � (�;) H ., i \\( tii Ii'i: . I - ( �. ' 1 '.> . I i ; \\ ';:IIii1imI .-Ml/lil ! � mis.^in^ in ;otio:i. ' ;ip'-iiii .\rlliiir I-'. I." u ;H ii'iioii!' ihosi' lj;s!(y cliiir'Ii slinulil hi' pni knl tlu> (Inoi-.; tlil:r(;ni(>.-.t or,ilor>. of j and sc- that it \f orowlcil lir^ Kdwiii Trolz, I'. S rcprcrtcntatlvd Iri , turtiK^ on food probltiiiH. lie out; of .\iiu'i ira'.-; fort'inos' Ij^'ttirerc, i ('apt. I'.cili. I'l'msor.. a iiopiilar i'i^.irc ; ill .Mbtrta. will �{m> >p('nit at ih" nioetlnFt. and no introduciloii is iicd-| cd tor \UU Ko.dif.i. II'' will i ..cak on thf work if till! V.M.e.A. at the front. Sand ar.d Gravel in Limited (Juaniiliivs Can He Trans-portid for artillery supp.'.: tele^iaphs the Reuter correspondent at r,ord Rhondda Vrgen Haste in F I/nd(i;i. A-iril "H.-II :.l!:ii yi"ldiil to (i^'rmaiiyV di'iiiaiid; lun rri-iii-,i:; t'ap.sjirri ai'.'i -11;.ply oi^aiiii ;iiiil nra\cl. i.Ulio'.r.'li ji is m;i.l"rsloo,/ Mm' ill" .uuou'il i.V .-..mi .lul crave' v.iii hi' liniind ir.,ir ,: i o: iiniiiiii;p'!. aic.iriliii(r to a ili'.-ip:'. r'l iioiii Th'' IlaniP" lo '.\\v liaily .Ma'i dal-'il Siirol.i: . If IS said tliiil a v,-'ii'"a! undiM-lak ins will 111" ri'MUircil from Ci'Miii.inv th 11. RNN REBELLION OiAWING TO CLOSE German^ and Wltite (iuard.s (-'v^Mcomintr ttie Reds at Every Point the British headqiiar'.crs in Fiance. Although no definite report of an infanlry attack in thi sregion has yet been received, ; the correspondeiit adds, the tremendous German bombard-j "1 I'-i' ment points to the certainty of a German attempt to advance. DFllVER HEAVY ATTACK With the Bi itiih .\!iny in Franc:, April 29. -The fourth' German army thi;> aborning heavily attacked the allied front in Flanders, Priconers capUued have admitted that the Ger-a, nil! ';;;p;':;i;;r';:)av;'i'wariloMlo man intention is to attempt to captme Ypres. Severe fighting-''iuilZ'''"i^-%r'^rni''iu\ua nuKni rcportcd in boiri (he French and British areas. The attack; extends over a front of about fifteen miles. ' The Belgians on the Yscr front also are reported to have : been attacked. ! ( anadinn Stiipments of Food London. April 29-The newest Rus*ian government if> Petrograd. according tj tha Aftortbladet of Copenhagen, 'say* an Exchange Telegraph despatch, ha* dcnoun^ cd the Brest-Litovsk treaty with Germany. It calls for a new treaty with Esthonia under Russian rule. Ottawa. April 29.-Wheat Imports .nra not arriving in the United Kingdor.-i in quantitle* suffi-ci'.-nt to meet the weekly requirements. Such is th� grave report from the British ministry of food in Its latest cable to the Canada Food Board. Lord Rhondda- adds: ."Every effort that can be exerted in Can-ad.T to increase shipment* of whe.-t and meat will be invalu-.nble.- Mayor Ibsii'^s PMtclamution For Prayer For SuMess of Allies capital. 111" il'M'iilcli loiitlniit's, (iiai .Ioli!i l.'ii'.doii. I'.iiiiisti'i of (orfii'.n aliair.-. v.ili i.'.^inii. ' In siijii.i'. 1. i/.iu'; till' iia..:!")!'.. tiio j ill'-li.-'.;!-!! isjatiif!. . !'. 1: '.'.lat Hie '�rUU �� :th e.priiiai .. 1�.  i>-..' I ti'oii;;l-, 111" i;iu' urn i: ill r.,1 '.� i. iil'.a! lUr I ir iuui!;>. a!-  a a BRITISH BUY ALL T.iiiidon. .\piil :;').'- 'ri'.i^ Kiiuiisli Itcd sa ami irans-nii'tt'il liv Mic ('opealiaccn ciirre.siMind-i;it of ific haii,:.t>^ v:tb hiah exploiivcs s-d -ri ril-clls on the entire fro.'it !;tt'.v.:-:i ^�.^ol�em and Vc.or,'icTo":c. i-mlh ind Eouthv,';'o. oi ��.'^re'i, ihc w.-r o'fi.-^e anncunce-1 tod.iy. in'.i-.try tacks devL-lc-..;-I c'-.-. rtly ,-,fter-wards. An cnriny ,-ittcc'f which flcvel-cper' yt:-tprd.-iy nfccrroon in tlie vicinity of L-crc, v/est of Mount Kemmcl, w.is r-rpulsert. There WES gr5 3l ;,':v;;y by the hostilj artillery ^i,- i ;j the niyht from the Riv-T Ccipc, oppoaiie Arras, nr.rtli of i-en and between Gi-venc.'iy .I'lii r. eppe Wood on the soatii s.cic f -.he lys battlefront. P-?!ENCH FRONT. Paris. Apr 1 23,-The Germans made sc^^nal .ittempts L'st n ght to advnne,- on Frencli position's i*. Han8:irt! Weed, on the front before Ainiens, hut v.-ere checked by the Frencli fire, the war office announcf 5. The .'rt, follow*: "Dur- ing the night the German* attempted sevi..".-il times to attack the r-rench positions in H,ingard Wood. Our fire checked ^11 their efforts. There was great activity of the artillery on both sides be- WAR WELDING THE London, Aiuil 2!�.-Kifchl Canadian officers roconily awarded Iho bar to ilie Military Cross huvc!' their deeds olflciiiliy related In laKt nU;ht's lia-/flle. Captum (lerald Aunliu vh(?)i they were without officers, suc-e'^s.sfully encountering a very diffWull �iiuatlon. .Major, the Hon. Franels Urbsvenor, \aiicouver, reenteriuK a eaplurod area under the heaviest shelllne. ' Major Melville llnrt, Toronto, took Oiuwiuiiil of Uio entire line and es-teblished a strong iioMtion under the lieuvieHl (Ire, Ciiptalu Uonuld Murlyn. New Westminster, effoelfd prompt, and decisive acllon wlieu the advanced posts were tcd the Grr-mnn lines in the vicinity of Cor-he.ij. ticpr Coi.icy, oii the right b.ink of the Mcuse and in Upper AlsiJC?, bring back prisoners. "T rp was very heavy artillery fighting at Fosses Wood and Cauriercs Wood (Verdun front.) "Oil Cie remainder of thi front t'le nini-it passed in quiet," RECAPTURED. London, April 23.-The post near Fcstubert, north of Given-c!iy. taken by the Germans last week. vJac recaptured by the British '.T5t night. More than 50 pri-soiers were taVcjii here and ether pri-oners and four machine 9uns were brought in a-, a result of r.-idiiuj operations in sectors fur-ttitr stiith. WERE EJECTED. London, April �9.-The Germans captured Voormczelle, two miles south of Ypres, yesterday, but were ejected by a British countcr-"iitlack. Has Stinfed His Food Too Much j* -Food Control a Success "I" Bringing Hritish and Ameri-' cans to (Moser and VViirnier Unuerotandiu^ middle weeks. of .May, ivas ailViinced thrr-aunptien of ausar to the .available aupply, and tf �r�||ar� #or the requirements of the canning and precerving aeaeon. The u*e of fats is curtailed becauae of the increasing need for edible fat* oversets*. Further re*trictlon* are made pn the use of wheat flour in the manufacturi) of candy and awset dough products. T.nrido!!. .\i.iil 2".- Thi' luni'lieon ye.stcrday ;;i\' ii by the niiuistiy of iu-forniiifhiii 111 I lie Aiuevican labor ible-gatioii IK,.'. \:.-iitinK Ki'.,!.':laiiil. says ilii^ Dally Mail. n:.l)li:isjzea tli'.> of tec; of couunc'tt lit. liUK ami oiuluraiue in the struK^J-' lor' freedom aKaitisi tv. r.-iimy �in briiijjin/v the Hritisli :mi\ i Ar.icricaiH clo.fer tOKetlier. 11 add.-*: "Th's is i-i Sir Cainpliell Stiiarl .AHid 'llie ill so many lields,'na-j j^"., viil, shippinK. industriit!, financial and military, we 1. ipo wo may Huy, witliout boHHling, have not fulltin below the standard of oar pasV. The AiiiiTicans, " he said, "have not yet struck ex;b coni-niiiiiil. in which all ranl;s bay � .supreme confidence, the Anit'rirun forres fa' attacked the fiiilisli, French and .\merlciiiiM aloiiK a lemitliy front from north of the , .Somme to below Castel. Particularly stubborn fiKhlinR occurred Hround I Hansard, from which the Freni li were j driven but part of whirh they regained Friday, .\ I'ail.-i dcspaldi Thursday announced i:!,it more than one hundred wounded .\;nerliaiis had reached Furls hos-idtills froni the battlefront. Need More Men. WnshluKtoa. .April I'ormul au- nouncotnetit that .American troops, ! sent to reinforce the alliwl armies, IV.' taken part in Hie fiKhtiUK. i� made today by the v.ar office in its weekly review of the siluatlon. The ri'v'ieiv ciiipbaMlzinB t'le ihi-mediale need of frt.^b men to with-stand the Cierman onsluUKiit. laids that Ainerii:a'h iiuper.itlvo duly 1.^ to ))ro-vide ri'iilaiement uuiU fjr the l''rench (rout. More Cheerful Reports London, .\pril -(Via Iteutor.s Ot-tawu .Vgepcy I.-\V'et�kend reports from the tronl are distinctly heartening', Bhowiug tbut the Cicrmun.:i havu liefln prevented from exploitini? tho Kommel aucccbs. thanks to the stout Anflo-French reBlstancyt). On the wljole. indeed, the Ciormans have been puahed back somewhttt, losing even iCOKTlMUW OS PaQB t) j I.iiiulou. .\riril _"i.-Haron lliiondda, food eontroiier. h)io on Thursday ten-' ibred liis i .'-^iKna t loll, which has not tii'en accepted by Premier I,loyd-jtieoiire. Is pi rliaps an example of ! over devotion in practice to his own jtleories. He has been confined to his Ivr.l for scera! weeks. I'.aron Uliondda from n very portly i person, bpcaiue in a siiort time ex-!>.!� iiiiiy thin, lie had boasted that he I n.,-^ able to maintain his Uealtii im ia far smaller ration than ho was im-(losiii).' Iijioti tho public. His tempor-.uy pliy.-ical collaiisc soems to show taiii lie overdid llie short ration re-iraiations. 1 he food controller remarked to ri'pcrler.i today that he ihouKhl that tlie best cimipliment the Hrltlgh food control ryalom biol received was the fact that the Ceriiiiiii censorship had forbId or William waa to have become duke of Esthonia and that Esthonia waa to be cloaely allied to Germany. Huna Make Demand*. Wa.shingfon, April ait.-tiermany has deiiiauded of Russia an exchange of prisoners and has threatened l;i take FctioRrad unless the Uusslan govoriiment a^rtes to th.-Serious nntl-C.eniian demonstrations have occurred at l. prisoners and some demolished trencbea from which It had fallen back at the firBt usaault.' ADRIVEONIIAIY CANADIAN RAIDS. London, Ajirll 2�.-The Cau-udlana have carried out three sucueiisrul rulda opposite Lens, capturing prisoners and m4-eliine guns and killing many ot the enomy. Parlii, April 29.-iToronto Mall and Kmpiro Cable.!-Since the buglnnlng of tho German offensive thero has been much talk liere of an Austrian offensive against Italy. Austrian military crltlresent moment Is almost impossible. Ureal Austrian troop cun-ceutratlon.-i haxu laken place tn tha rear of the Austrian lines, however, and It is expected here that aa offensive soon will be launched. The luilitary critic ot the Nauve  i Frele Prea�� fft Ylem� says the weat. em front toffdtiier with the aouth-wesiern front raally constltutaa but one front, but owing to difficult com-inuntcatious, unity is not parfeist yet. Replying to thoae who atk wky tba Austriut oftenaive haa baau ao aiiieki ilelayod, the critic contaada Ibat � slmultaneuua attack ii Mt aypllsa tu th6 proavnt caa�. 0958 70??4539 0648 ;